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  Words related to sift

Related / Similar Words: sieve, strain

 

Definition:
  • distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates";
  • separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour";
  • check and sort carefully; "sift the information";
  • move as if through a sieve; "The soldiers sifted through the woods";

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    See Also: sieve out, pick over

     

    Hyponyms: rice, resift, riddle, screen, winnow, fan

     

    Derivational Morphology: strainer, sieve, screen, sifter, winnow, winnowing, sifting

     

    Anagrams: fist

     

     
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