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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [shif-tuh-buh l]
    • /ˈʃɪf tə bəl/
    • /ˈʃɪftəbl /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shif-tuh-buh l]
    • /ˈʃɪf tə bəl/

Definitions of shiftable word

  • adjective shiftable able or designed to be shifted, changed, or removed: shiftable furniture. 1
  • adjective shiftable able to be transferred from one owner to another: shiftable stocks and bonds. 1
  • adjective shiftable capable of being moved or shifted 0

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Origin of shiftable

First appearance:

before 1735
One of the 48% newest English words
First recorded in 1735-45; shift + -able

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Parts of speech for Shiftable


shiftable popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

shiftable usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for shiftable

adj shiftable

  • conveyable — to carry, bring, or take from one place to another; transport; bear.
  • deployable — able to be deployed
  • detachable — If a part of an object is detachable, it has been made so that it can be removed from the object.
  • liftable — to move or bring (something) upward from the ground or other support to a higher position; hoist.
  • motile — Biology. moving or capable of moving spontaneously: motile cells; motile spores.

Top questions with shiftable

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