1. Noun.  (computing) A modifier key whose main function is shifting between two or more functions of any of certain other keys (usually by pressing Shift and the other button simultaneously).
  2. Verb.  (transitive) To change, swap.
  3. Verb.  (transitive) to move from one place to another; to redistribute.
  4. Verb.  (intransitive) to change position.
  5. Verb.  (obsolete, transitive) To change (one's clothes); also to change (someone's) underclothes.
  6. Verb.  (intransitive) To change gears (in a car).
  7. Verb.  (transitive, computing) to remove the first value from an array.
  8. Verb.  (transitive) to dispose of.
  9. Verb.  (intransitive) to hurry.
  10. Verb.  (Ireland, crude) to engage in sexual petting.
  11. Noun.  (historical) a type of women's undergarment, a slip.
  12. Noun.  a change of workers, now specifically a set group of workers or period of working time.
  13. Noun.  an act of shifting; a slight movement or change.
  14. Noun.  (US) the gear mechanism in a motor vehicle.
  15. Noun.  (alternative spelling of, Shift) .
  16. Noun.  (computing) a bit shift.
  17. Noun.  (baseball) The infield shift.

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