Translation of "shift" - English-French dictionary

shift

verb /ʃift/

to change (the) position or direction (of)

déplacer
We spent the whole evening shifting furniture around
The wind shifted to the west overnight.

to transfer

rejeter
She shifted the blame on to me.

to get rid of

enlever
This detergent shifts stains.
shiftless adjective

inefficient, lazy, or without a set purpose

fainéant
He’s rather shiftless – he’s had four jobs in six months.
shiftlessness noun

fainéantise
shifty adjective

looking cunning and dishonest

sournois
I don’t trust him – he has a very shifty look.
shiftily adverb

sournoisement
shiftiness noun

sournoiserie

(Translation of “shift” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)