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Detailed Translations for sift from English to German


to sift verb (sifts, sifted, sifting)

  1. to sift (percolate; sieve; filter)
    sieben; filtrieren; filtern
    • sieben verb (siebe, siebst, siebt, siebte, siebtet, gesiebt)
    • filtrieren verb (filtriere, filtrierst, filtriert, filtrierte, filtriertet, gefiltriert)
    • filtern verb (filtre, filterst, filtert, filterte, filtertet, gefiltert)
  2. to sift (sort out; arrange; assort; )
    ordnen; gliedern
    • ordnen verb (ordne, ordnest, ordnet, ordnete, ordnetet, geordnet)
    • gliedern verb (gliedre, gliederst, gliedert, gliederte, gliedertet, gegliedert)

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:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
filtern filter; percolate; sieve; sift filter; filter through; seep through
filtrieren filter; percolate; sieve; sift filter; filter through; seep through
gliedern arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out index; itemise; itemize; separate; split up; subdivide
ordnen arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out arrange; classify; group; lay down; order; put in order; range; structure
sieben filter; percolate; sieve; sift choose; disentangle; disentwine; filter; pick; pick out; prefer; read out; select; single out; sort out; unravel
- sieve; strain
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
sieben seven
- pick over; riddle; sieve; winnow

Related Words for "sift":

Synonyms for "sift":

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
  1. etwas durch ein Sieb geben

Cross Translation:
sift sieben; seihen ziften — de grote van de kleine deeltjes scheiden met behulp van een zeef