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Definition of Sift


  1. To separate with a sieve, as the fine part of a substance from the coarse; as, to sift meal or flour; to sift powder; to sift sand or lime.
  2. To separate or part as if with a sieve.
  3. To examine critically or minutely; to scrutinize.
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Sift Translations

sift in Dutch is zeven, ziften
sift in French is tamiser, tamisons, tamisez, tamisent
sift in German is sieben, sichten
sift in Latin is cerno
sift in Spanish is cernir