Word "SIFT" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
distinguish and separate out
Synonyms:
sieve
Examples:
sift through the job candidates

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
Synonyms:
sieve, strain
Examples:
sift the flour

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
check and sort carefully
Synonyms:
sieve
Examples:
sift the information

Crossword Clues for SIFT

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Clue Source Date
Remove lumps in flour Family Time 19 Jun 2022
De-lump, like flour Universal 17 Jun 2022
De-lump, like flour Universal 08 May 2022
Make finer Thomas Joseph 29 Apr 2022
Wife abandons quick examination The Guardian Quiptic 18 Apr 2022
Make finer Thomas Joseph 14 Mar 2022
Sort (through) New York Times 14 Mar 2022
Get the lumps out of flour Family Time 14 Mar 2022
Prepare, like flour Universal 27 Feb 2022
Winnow Eugene Sheffer 01 Nov 2021
Filter, sieve The Guardian Speedy 12 Sep 2021
Comb The Washington Post 03 Sep 2021
Comb LA Times Daily 03 Sep 2021
Make finer Wall Street Journal 05 Aug 2021
Strain, as with flour The Washington Post Sunday 01 Aug 2021
De-clump, as flour New York Times 05 Jul 2021
Prep flour Wall Street Journal 30 Jun 2021
Sort (through) Newsday 06 May 2021
Use a strainer USA Today 23 Apr 2021
Work with flour Newsday 28 Mar 2021
Use a sieve USA Today 27 Mar 2021
Strain The Times Concise 14 Mar 2021
Search (through) Universal 24 Jan 2021
Search (through) Newsday 01 Jan 2021
Sort (through) New York Times 10 Nov 2020
Person revered pens poem and riddle The Telegraph Toughie 15 Sep 2020
Put through a strainer USA Today 25 Aug 2020
Sort through, as evidence New York Times 11 Aug 2020
Sieve The Telegraph Quick 15 Jul 2020
Go (through) carefully The Washington Post 03 Jul 2020
Go (through) carefully LA Times Daily 03 Jul 2020
Put through a strainer, as flour Newsday 11 May 2020
___ through (search) USA Today 26 Apr 2020
Make airier, as flour Universal 29 Mar 2020
Prepare flour Universal 08 Nov 2019
Remove lumps from, say USA Today 30 Oct 2019
Make finer, in a way Wall Street Journal 01 Jul 2019
Winnow New York Times 19 May 2019
Sort through The Telegraph Quick 18 May 2019
Do a flour task Universal 02 May 2019
Sort through, as for clues Family Time 22 Apr 2019
Recipe direction LA Times Daily 29 Mar 2019
Recipe direction The Washington Post 29 Mar 2019
Winnow Eugene Sheffer 25 Mar 2019
Examine thoroughly Wall Street Journal 24 Jan 2019
Make flour finer Family Time 21 Jan 2019
Screen, if getting in the way The Telegraph Toughie 11 Jan 2019
Make finer, in a way
Recipe direction
Examine thoroughly
Do a flour task
Put through a strainer
Winnow
Remove lumps from, say
Refine, as flour Newsday 26 Nov 2018
Look carefully (through) Newsday 25 Nov 2018
Make finer Thomas Joseph 31 Oct 2018
Prepare flour for baking Jonesin 02 Oct 2018
Put through a screen LA Times Daily 22 Aug 2018
Put through a screen The Washington Post 22 Aug 2018
Free of lumps Wall Street Journal 19 Jul 2018
Search for gold, old-style Universal 29 May 2018
Comb through Universal 18 Apr 2018
Separate if seen in street The Sun Two Speed 16 Mar 2018
Filter The Sun Two Speed 16 Mar 2018
Strain New York Times 01 Mar 2018
Put through a sieve USA Today 27 Jan 2018
___ through (pore over) USA Today 10 Jan 2018
Free of lumps
Put through a screen
Strain
Comb through
Search for gold, old-style
Put through a sieve
___ through (pore over)
Cake recipe instruction Wall Street Journal 27 Dec 2017
Sieve some crumbs if too big The Sun Two Speed 21 Dec 2017
Examine carefully The Sun Two Speed 21 Dec 2017
Go through thoroughly Wall Street Journal 26 Oct 2017
Free of coarseness Wall Street Journal 07 Sep 2017
Strain, as flour Newsday 08 Aug 2017
Search New York Times 07 Jul 2017
Strain Canadiana 03 Jul 2017
Remove lumps from, as flour USA Today 18 Jun 2017
Search (through) New York Times 02 May 2017
Remove lumps from flour Family Time 12 Mar 2017
De-lump, as flour USA Today 22 Jan 2017
Remove lumps from, as flour
Search
Search (through)
De-lump, as flour
Use a sieve on USA Today 25 Nov 2016
Make fine, as flour Universal 25 Nov 2016
Screen is upside down, has loud music and is square Irish Times Crosaire 15 Oct 2016
Sort carefully The Telegraph Quick 27 Aug 2016
Aerate, as flour The Washington Post 11 Jul 2016
Put through a sieve The Times Concise 10 May 2016
Examine carefully, as evidence The Washington Post 30 Apr 2016
Search (through), as evidence New York Times 11 Jan 2016
Strain, in a way Newsday 09 Jan 2016
Search (through), as evidence
Go (through) The Washington Post 14 Dec 2015
Process, as flour Newsday 14 Dec 2015
Separate, as flour or ashes Universal 21 Nov 2015
Go (through) New York Times 19 Jul 2015
De-lump, as flour New York Times 01 Jul 2015
Go (through) Jonesin 12 Mar 2015
Go (through) LA Times Daily 07 Feb 2015
Go (through)
Go (through)
Separate, as flour or ashes
Do a floury chore
Process, as flour
Go (through)
Search (through)
Emulate a gold prospector, in a way
Sort (through)
De-lump, as flour
Go through thoroughly
Search carefully (through)
Filter
Recipe directive
Refine, as flour
Cookbook direction
Screen
Smooth out lumps, in a way
Smooth out lumps, in a way
Cake recipe word
Examine closely
Process flour
Scrutinize
Comb (through)
Run through small holes
Pan for gold, say
Separate out
Make fine, in a way
Separate
Put through a sieve
Strain, as flour
Use a sieve
Baking instruction
Baker's verb
Baker's verb
Baking instruction
Pan for gold, say
Free of coarseness, in a way
Work with flour
Sort (out)
Sort through, as for clues
Prepare, as flour
Go through thoroughly
Strain, as flour
Prepare, as flour
Sort carefully
Look (through) closely
Sort through, as for clues
Scrutinize, with "through"
Put through a strainer
Look closely (through)
Work with flour
Process, as flour for baking
Winnow
Go through thoroughly
Examine closely
Put through a strainer
Examine closely
Baking instruction
Examine closely, as evidence
Sort through
Pan for gold
Free of coarseness
Cake-recipe direction
Search (through)
Work with flour
Work with flour
Separate, as flour or ashes
Look through
Look through laboriously
Process, as flour for baking
Use a sieve
Use a sieve
Sort through
Sprinkle, as sugar on a cake
Prepare flour
Look through
Work with flour
Sort (through)
Look for evidence
Refine, as flour
Process flour
Separate with a sieve
Screen
Analyze, as evidence
Pan for gold
Recipe direction
Examine carefully
Scatter, as confectioners' sugar
Look for evidence, in a way
Check carefully
Use a sieve
Cookbook direction
Winnow
Go through
Look through laboriously
Recipe word
Strain
Recipe direction
Make fine, in a way
Put through a sieve
Search through sand
Winnow
Separate, as flour
Run through a strainer
Go (through), as evidence
Prepare the flour
Separate, as flour
Winnow
Prepare flour
Pan for gold
Screen
Winnow
Use a sieve
Search, with through
Screen
Examine carefully
Winnow
Winnow
Use a sieve
One way to find gold
Examine and sort carefully
"...that he may _____ you as wheat" (Luke 22:31)
Go (through)
Go for the gold, maybe
Remove particles from
Analyze, as evidence
Go through
Separate
Recipe direction
Search
Search through
Probe
Go through carefully
Screen
Sprinkle, as sugar on a cake
Refine, as flour
Recipe directive
Separate, as flour or ashes
Make fluffier as flour
Investigate, in a way
Cake-recipe verb
Examine closely
Filter
Prepare flour
Prepare flour for baking
Put through a sieve
Put through a strainer
Sieve
Use a winnow
Separate carefully
Work on evidence
Cooking direction
Examine carefully
Examine critically
Examine minutely
Work with flour
Study, as evidence
Work on flour
Do a flour job
Study, as clues
Screen.
Sieve.
Sort
Winnow.
Study thoroughly.
Select, in a way.
Examine minutely.
Examine closely.
Use a 13 Down.
Separate.
Examine critically.
Pass through a sieve.
Mingle, as baking ingredients.
Strain.
Go through, as data.
Search finely.
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