Synonyms

1. graveyard

noun. ['ˈgreɪvˌjɑːrd'] a tract of land used for burials.

Synonyms

  • burying ground
  • burial ground
  • cemetery
  • land site
  • potter's field
  • site
  • memorial park
  • necropolis

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Words that Rhyme with Graveyard Shift

  • credithrift
  • fork-lift
  • adrift
  • thrift
  • swift
  • stiffed
  • sniffed
  • shrift
  • drift
  • clift
  • tift
  • tifft
  • sift
  • rift
  • riffed
  • miffed
  • lift
  • gift

Example sentences of the word graveyard-shift


1. Noun Phrase
It is also referred to as the graveyard shift.

2. Noun Phrase
Consider offering a night shift for parents who work swing and graveyard shifts.

3. Noun Phrase
It's also called the night shift, the midnight shift, or the graveyard shift.

4. Noun Phrase
As many companies operate 24 hours per day, there are jobs that require night or graveyard shift employees.

2. shift

verb. ['ˈʃɪft'] change place or direction.

Synonyms

  • dislodge
  • beat down
  • reposition
  • move

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • depersonalise
  • demagnetise
  • simplify

Etymology

  • sciftan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. shift

verb. ['ˈʃɪft'] make a shift in or exchange of; then we switched".

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • change over
  • back
  • switch

Antonyms

  • back
  • dry
  • cool
  • demythologize

Etymology

  • sciftan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. shift

noun. ['ˈʃɪft'] a qualitative change.

Synonyms

  • tin plague
  • transformation
  • modification
  • strengthening
  • improvement
  • alteration
  • sea change
  • sublimation
  • betterment
  • weakening
  • tin pest
  • change
  • changeover
  • transition
  • transmutation
  • retrogression
  • conversion
  • population shift
  • degeneration
  • tin disease
  • advance

Antonyms

  • weakening
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • sciftan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. shift

noun. ['ˈʃɪft'] an event in which something is displaced without rotation.

Synonyms

  • displacement
  • amplitude
  • luxation

Antonyms

  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring
  • stabilize

Etymology

  • sciftan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. shift

verb. ['ˈʃɪft'] move around.

Synonyms

  • shuffle
  • carry over
  • transship
  • transfer
  • remove
  • transpose
  • shunt
  • carry forward
  • displace
  • move
  • carry
  • translocate

Antonyms

  • demagnetize
  • weaken
  • dirty
  • disable

Etymology

  • sciftan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. shift

noun. ['ˈʃɪft'] the time period during which you are at work.

Synonyms

  • graveyard shift
  • working day
  • work shift
  • duty period
  • evening shift
  • night shift
  • trick
  • split shift
  • watch
  • swing shift
  • go
  • spell
  • tour
  • day shift
  • turn
  • workday

Antonyms

  • brighten
  • occidentalize
  • inactivate
  • de-iodinate

Etymology

  • sciftan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. shift

verb. ['ˈʃɪft'] move from one setting or context to another.

Synonyms

  • transfer
  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • transpose

Antonyms

  • complicate
  • hydrogenate
  • unscramble
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • sciftan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. shift

noun. ['ˈʃɪft'] the act of changing one thing or position for another.

Synonyms

  • change
  • switch
  • switcheroo

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • acceleration
  • deceleration

Etymology

  • sciftan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. shift

verb. ['ˈʃɪft'] move very slightly.

Synonyms

  • stir
  • budge
  • move

Antonyms

  • decentralize
  • quieten
  • worsen
  • deoxidise

Etymology

  • sciftan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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