Bedeutung von “shift” — Learner’s Dictionary

shift

verb us uk /ʃɪft/
CHANGE [ I, T ]

to change something:

We are trying to shift the emphasis from curing illness to preventing it.
MOVE STH [ T ]

to move something to another place:

We need to shift all these boxes into the other room.
MOVE YOURSELF [ I, T ]

to move into a different position:

He shifted uncomfortably in his seat.
CHANGE SPEED [ T ] also shift into US

to change the position of the gears (= parts that control how fast the wheels turn) in a vehicle:

to shift gears
She shifted into neutral and turned off the engine.

(Definition von “shift verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)