Is shift a Scrabble word?

Yes, shift is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 11 points in Scrabble, and 10 points in Words with Friends

Shift is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word shift

The meaning of shift


23 definitions of the word shift.


  1. Make a shift in or exchange of; then we switched"
  2. Change place or direction
  3. Move around
  4. Move very slightly
  5. Move from one setting or context to another
  6. Change in quality
  7. Move and exchange for another
  8. Move sideways or in an unsteady way
  9. Move abruptly
  10. Use a shift key on a keyboard
  11. Change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change
  12. Change gears
  13. Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another


  1. An event in which something is displaced without rotation
  2. A qualitative change
  3. The time period during which you are at work
  4. The act of changing one thing or position for another
  5. The act of moving from one place to another
  6. (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
  7. A crew of workers who work for a specific period of time
  8. The key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
  9. A woman's sleeveless undergarment
  10. A loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in shift?

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