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1. night

noun. ['ˈnaɪt'] the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.

Synonyms

  • weeknight
  • late-night hour
  • nighttime
  • twenty-four hours
  • 24-hour interval
  • small hours
  • lights-out
  • wedding night
  • time period
  • mean solar day
  • twenty-four hour period
  • evening
  • solar day
  • midnight
  • period of time
  • day
  • dark

Antonyms

  • uptime
  • middle
  • beginning
  • sunrise

Etymology

  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Night Shift

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Example sentences of the word night-shift


1. Noun Phrase
* Provided patient care for 10 patients during the night shift.

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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