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Detailed Translations for sift from English to Spanish


to sift verb (sifts, sifted, sifting)

  1. to sift (percolate; sieve; filter)
  2. to sift (sort out; arrange; assort; )

Conjugations for sift:

  1. sift
  2. sift
  3. sifts
  4. sift
  5. sift
  6. sift
simple past
  1. sifted
  2. sifted
  3. sifted
  4. sifted
  5. sifted
  6. sifted
present perfect
  1. have sifted
  2. have sifted
  3. has sifted
  4. have sifted
  5. have sifted
  6. have sifted
past continuous
  1. was sifting
  2. were sifting
  3. was sifting
  4. were sifting
  5. were sifting
  6. were sifting
  1. shall sift
  2. will sift
  3. will sift
  4. shall sift
  5. will sift
  6. will sift
continuous present
  1. am sifting
  2. are sifting
  3. is sifting
  4. are sifting
  5. are sifting
  6. are sifting
  1. be sifted
  2. be sifted
  3. be sifted
  4. be sifted
  5. be sifted
  6. be sifted
  1. sift!
  2. let's sift!
  3. sifted
  4. sifting
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for sift:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
clasificar classification; classifying
filtrar filtering; straining
seleccionar selecting; sifting; sorting
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
clasificar arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out accomodate someone; arrange; board; card-index; class; classify; group; lodge; offer someone lodges; order; place; prioritize; put in order; range; rank; shelter; station; systematise; systematize
filtrar filter; percolate; sieve; sift drip; drop; filter; filter out; filter through; leak through; ooze; pitter; seep; seep through; trickle
ordenar arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out aggravate; arrange; assign to; be in command of; bid; burden; call; card-index; charge; class; classify; clean; clear away; coerce; command; commission; compel; decree; dedicate; devote; dictate; direct; do odd jobs; do out; entomb; exert power; force; get settled; give an order; give notice of; group; instruct; inter; oblige; ordain; order; preside; proclaim; put away; put in order; put out; put right; range; rank; redevelop; remove; renovate; restore; rule; settle; sort; systematise; systematize; take off; take the lead; tidy up
seleccionar arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out choose; classify; eliminate by lottery; group; pick; pick out; prefer; select; single out; sort out; subselect
sortear arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out avoid; classify; draw a place by lot; eliminate by lottery; elude; evade; get round; group; keep out of; raffle; select; swerve
- sieve; strain
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- pick over; riddle; sieve; winnow

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Related Definitions for "sift":

  1. distinguish and separate out1
    • sift through the job candidates1
  2. separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements1
    • sift the flour1
  3. check and sort carefully1
    • sift the information1
  4. move as if through a sieve1
    • The soldiers sifted through the woods1

Wiktionary Translations for sift:

  1. to sieve or strain (something)
  2. to separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving
  3. to examine (something) carefully

Cross Translation:
sift cribar tamiserséparer des éléments d'un mélange à l'aide d'un tamis.