Definitions For Sift


  • Distinguish and separate out
  • Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
  • Check and sort carefully
  • Move as if through a sieve
  • To put (flour, sugar, etc.) through a sifter or sieve
  • To separate or remove (something) by using a sifter or sieve
  • To go through (something) very carefully in order to find something useful or valuable

Is Sift a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Sift is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sift in a Sentence

  • Sift the flour into a mixing bowl.
  • Sift the lumps from the sugar.
  • The police sifted the evidence in hopes of finding a clue.

Synonyms for Sift

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