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1. sift

verb. ['ˈsɪft'] separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements.

Synonyms

  • resift
  • winnow
  • strain
  • fan
  • sieve
  • rice
  • screen
  • separate

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay
  • associate

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Rhymes with Sift

  • credithrift
  • fork-lift
  • adrift
  • thrift
  • swift
  • stiffed
  • sniffed
  • shrift
  • drift
  • clift
  • tift
  • tifft
  • shift
  • rift
  • riffed
  • miffed
  • lift
  • gift

How do you pronounce sift?

Pronounce sift as sɪft.

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Sentences with sift


1. Noun, singular or mass
In a medium bowl, sift

2. Verb, past participle
Carefully sift through the dirt as you dig, searching for rocks.

3. Verb, base form
Place the water in the bowl first, and then sift the plaster powder over the water surface slowly.

Quotes about sift


1. Creation "I shake my fist and there's bang.Stars sift like sand through my fingers;each swirl of my wrist a galaxy,every kiss imbued with a bit of me.
- Beryl Dov

2. sift

verb. ['ˈsɪft'] move as if through a sieve.

Synonyms

  • travel
  • go
  • locomote

Antonyms

  • dependent
  • integrated
  • union
  • common

3. sift

verb. ['ˈsɪft'] check and sort carefully.

Synonyms

  • examine
  • study
  • analyse
  • canvas
  • sieve
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • shared
  • united
  • joint
  • same

4. sift

verb. ['ˈsɪft'] distinguish and separate out.

Synonyms

  • select
  • sieve
  • take
  • choose

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • leader
  • free
  • hide
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