- The circumstances have been reversed; an unequal relationship has been inverted.
- To defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.
- to take over someone's responsibilities
- in another's position
- the situation is reversed for the persons involved
Other Word Forms of Shoe
Origin of Shoe
From Middle English shoo, from Old English scōh (“shoe"), from Proto-Germanic *skōhaz (“shoe", literally "covering") (cf. Scots shae, West Frisian skoech, Low German Schoh, Dutch schoen, German Schuh, Danish and Swedish sko), from Proto-Indo-European *skeuk- (cf. Tocharian B skāk "˜balcony'), from *(s)keu- (“to cover"). More at sky.
Middle English from Old English scōh
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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