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
Filter, sieve The Guardian Speedy 12 Sep 2021
Filter, sieve The Guardian Speedy 12 Sep 2021
Comb The Washington Post 03 Sep 2021
Comb The Washington Post 03 Sep 2021
Comb LA Times Daily 03 Sep 2021
Comb The Washington Post 03 Sep 2021
Comb LA Times Daily 03 Sep 2021
Comb LA Times Daily 03 Sep 2021
Comb The Washington Post 03 Sep 2021
Comb LA Times Daily 03 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
Strain, as with flour The Washington Post Sunday 01 Aug 2021
De-clump, as flour New York Times 05 Jul 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
Winnow
Recipe direction
Make finer, in a way
Examine thoroughly
Remove lumps from, say
Put through a strainer
Do a flour task
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 sieve
Put through a screen
Strain
___ through (pore over)
Comb through
Search for gold, old-style
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
Search (through)
Remove lumps from, as flour
Search
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
Separate, as flour or ashes
Search (through)
Process, as flour
Go (through)
De-lump, as flour
Do a floury chore
Sort (through)
Go (through)
Emulate a gold prospector, in a way
Go (through)
Go through thoroughly
Filter
Recipe directive
Search carefully (through)
Smooth out lumps, in a way
Cake recipe word
Smooth out lumps, in a way
Examine closely
Process flour
Scrutinize
Screen
Comb (through)
Run through small holes
Cookbook direction
Refine, as flour
Put through a sieve
Baker's verb
Baking instruction
Pan for gold, say
Baker's verb
Separate out
Sort (out)
Work with flour
Use a sieve
Baking instruction
Free of coarseness, in a way
Make fine, in a way
Separate
Strain, as flour
Pan for gold, say
Work with flour
Put through a strainer
Go through thoroughly
Prepare, as flour
Look (through) closely
Sort through, as for clues
Prepare, as flour
Sort through, as for clues
Look closely (through)
Scrutinize, with "through"
Sort carefully
Strain, as flour
Baking instruction
Examine closely
Winnow
Examine closely
Put through a strainer
Go through thoroughly
Process, as flour for baking
Examine closely, as evidence
Pan for gold
Separate, as flour or ashes
Sort through
Free of coarseness
Cake-recipe direction
Work with flour
Search (through)
Work with flour
Use a sieve
Look for evidence
Look through laboriously
Look through
Sprinkle, as sugar on a cake
Sort through
Process, as flour for baking
Prepare flour
Look through
Use a sieve
Work with flour
Sort (through)
Pan for gold
Process flour
Separate with a sieve
Refine, as flour
Analyze, as evidence
Screen
Recipe direction
Examine carefully
Look for evidence, in a way
Check carefully
Scatter, as confectioners' sugar
Search through sand
Go through
Cookbook direction
Strain
Recipe direction
Make fine, in a way
Put through a sieve
Use a sieve
Recipe word
Look through laboriously
Winnow
Go (through), as evidence
Separate, as flour
Run through a strainer
Winnow
Prepare the flour
Search, with through
Use a sieve
Pan for gold
Examine carefully
Separate, as flour
Prepare flour
Winnow
Screen
Screen
Winnow
Winnow
One way to find gold
Use a sieve
Winnow
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
Search
Go through
Recipe direction
Separate
Sprinkle, as sugar on a cake
Go through carefully
Screen
Probe
Search through
Recipe directive
Refine, as flour
Separate, as flour or ashes
Make fluffier as flour
Investigate, in a way
Cake-recipe verb
Examine closely
Filter
Prepare flour
Sieve
Put through a sieve
Put through a strainer
Prepare flour for baking
Separate carefully
Use a winnow
Work on evidence
Cooking direction
Examine carefully
Examine minutely
Examine critically
Work on flour
Study, as evidence
Work with flour
Do a flour job
Study, as clues
Screen.
Sort
Winnow.
Sieve.
Study thoroughly.
Select, in a way.
Examine minutely.
Use a 13 Down.
Examine closely.
Separate.
Examine critically.
Pass through a sieve.
Mingle, as baking ingredients.
Strain.
Go through, as data.
Search finely.
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