Dictionary Results for winnow

1. winnow - noun

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

Synonym(s): winnowing, sifting

Hypernym(s): separation

2. winnow - verb

· separate the chaff from grain by using air currents; "She stood there winnowing grain all day in the field"

Hypernym(s): sift, sieve, strain

3. winnow - verb

· blow on; "The wind was winnowing her hair"; "the wind winnowed the grass"

Hypernym(s): fan

4. winnow - verb

· select desirable parts from a group or list; "cull out the interesting letters from the poet's correspondence"; "winnow the finalists from the long list of applicants"

Synonym(s): cull_out

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

5. winnow - verb

· blow away or off with a current of air; "winnow chaff"; "The speaker ceased to be an amusing little gnat to be fanned away and was kicked off the forum"

Synonym(s): fan

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw

Feeling Lucky?

Word Unscrambles for :lspliedya sxinoaixt ziper cirabnah
Rhymes for :deloach lichtenberg soonest brainwashing

Word Search

The only site you need for word puzzles, home work, anagrams and scrabble games. The best site for two word anagram solutions.
Enter the letters to get anagrams for the word
One Word Two Word
Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and related words
Enter the word below with '?' to indicate missing letters
Enter the word to find the rhymes
Enter the letters of the beginning, middle or end of the word.

Beginning End Middle

Advertisement 2