Dictionary Results for sifting


1. sifting - noun

· the act of separating grain from chaff; "the winnowing was done by women"

Synonym(s): winnow, winnowing

Hypernym(s): separation




2. sift - verb

· move as if through a sieve; "The soldiers sifted through the woods"

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




3. sift - verb

· separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"

Synonym(s): sieve, strain

Hypernym(s): separate




4. sift - verb

· check and sort carefully; "sift the information"

Synonym(s): sieve

Hypernym(s): analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass




5. sift - verb

· distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates"

Synonym(s): sieve

Hypernym(s): choose, take, select, pick_out





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