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Synonyms for sift
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sift(verb)

    move as if through a sieve

    "The soldiers sifted through the woods"

    Synonyms:
    sieve, strain

  2. sift, sieve, strain(verb)

    separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements

    "sift the flour"

    Synonyms:
    screen, separate out, reach, strain, filter out, tense up, stress, puree, tense, screen out, try, filter, extend, strive, sieve, filtrate, sort, distort, deform

  3. sieve, sift(verb)

    check and sort carefully

    "sift the information"

    Synonyms:
    sieve, screen, sort, strain, screen out

  4. sieve, sift(verb)

    distinguish and separate out

    "sift through the job candidates"

    Synonyms:
    sieve, screen, sort, strain, screen out

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sift

    Synonyms:
    screen, analyze, scrutinize, robe, examine critically, investigate, winnow, sort

    Antonyms:
    confound, fuse, confuse, amalgamate, conglomerate, compound

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sift(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bolt

  2. sift(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    scrutinize, probe, fathom, sound, investigate, canvass, discuss, examine critically, look into, follow up, inquire into

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