noun. a change from a financially rewarding but stressful career to a less well paid but more fulfilling one.
noun. a change to a lower gear in a car or bicycle.
Example sentences of the word downshift
1. Verb, base form
A CVT malfunction can cause your car to downshift either while driving or when you are at a full stop.
2. Noun, singular or mass
You do not need to let off the gas to upshift, but you should let off the gas a bit for each downshift.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As you downshift, ensure that you continue to employ the double-clutch technique.