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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Distinguish and separate out; Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; Check and sort carefully; Move as if through a sieve.

Usage examples (38)
  • sift through the job candidates
  • sift the flour
  • sift the information
  • The Maidstone 'sift' hasn't actually taken place yet. for more
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