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Definitions of shift
v. t. - To divide; to distribute; to apportion. 2
v. t. - To change the place of; to move or remove from one place to another; as, to shift a burden from one shoulder to another; to shift the blame. 2
v. t. - To change the position of; to alter the bearings of; to turn; as, to shift the helm or sails. 2
v. t. - To exchange for another of the same class; to remove and to put some similar thing in its place; to change; as, to shift the clothes; to shift the scenes. 2
v. t. - To change the clothing of; -- used reflexively. 2
v. t. - To put off or out of the way by some expedient. 2
v. t. - The act of shifting. 2
v. t. - The act of putting one thing in the place of another, or of changing the place of a thing; change; substitution. 2
v. t. - Something frequently shifted; especially, a woman's under-garment; a chemise. 2
v. t. - The change of one set of workmen for another; hence, a spell, or turn, of work; also, a set of workmen who work in turn with other sets; as, a night shift. 2
v. t. - In building, the extent, or arrangement, of the overlapping of plank, brick, stones, etc., that are placed in courses so as to break joints. 2
v. t. - A breaking off and dislocation of a seam; a fault. 2
v. t. - A change of the position of the hand on the finger board, in playing the violin. 2

The word "shift" uses 5 letters: F H I S T.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after shift (in bold), or to fhist in any order:
a -   faiths   e -   fetish   f -   fifths   g -   fights   l -   filths   r -   firths   friths   shrift   s -   shifts   y -   shifty  

Shorter words found within shift:
fish   fist   fit   fits   hi   his   hist   hit   hits   if   ifs   is   it   its   sh   shit   si   sift   sit   sith   this   ti   tis  

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