GRE Word List

SHIFT

change position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group

The meaning of the word shift is change position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group.

Random words

WordMeaning
onusburden; responsibility
barterertrader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
emancipateset free; liberate
desiccatedry up
indigenousnative; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
propitiousfavorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
clownact stupidly; play the fool; N.
detrimentalharmful; damaging; N. detriment
obloquyslander; disgrace; infamy
superimposeplace over something else