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Detailed Translations for sifting from English to Swedish


sifting [the ~] noun

  1. the sifting (selecting; sorting)
  2. the sifting (accumulation; collection; gathering; )

Translation Matrix for sifting:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ansamling accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; sifting; sorting accumulation; agglomeration; cumulation; heap; load; pile; piling up
välja selecting; sifting; sorting
- winnow; winnowing
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
välja choose; opt; pick; pick out; prefer; select; single out; sort out

Related Words for "sifting":

Synonyms for "sifting":

Related Definitions for "sifting":

  1. the act of separating grain from chaff1


to sift verb (sifts, sifted, sifting)

  1. to sift (percolate; sieve; filter)
    filtrera; perkolera
    • filtrera verb (filtrerar, filtrerade, filtrerat)
    • perkolera verb (perkolerar, perkolerade, perkolerat)
  2. to sift (sort out; arrange; assort; )
    sortera; ordna; reda ut; rangera
    • sortera verb (sorterar, sorterade, sorterat)
    • ordna verb (ordnar, ordnade, ordnat)
    • reda ut verb (reder ut, redde ut, rett ut)
    • rangera verb (rangerar, rangerade, rangerat)

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
filtrera filter; percolate; sieve; sift filter; filter through; seep through
ordna arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out archivate; arrange; arrange something; charge; class; classify; document; file; fix; get settled; group; instal; install; ordain; order; organise; organize; put in order; put right; range; rank; regulate; set up; settle; store; straighten out
perkolera filter; percolate; sieve; sift
rangera arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out
reda ut arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out disentangle; disentwine; solve; unbutton; unravel; unriddle; untie
sortera arrange; assort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out card-index; class; classify; group; order; rank; sort; systematise; systematize
- sieve; strain
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
filtrera filter
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
sovra pick over; sift; winnow
sålla riddle; sieve; sift

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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 examine (something) carefully

Cross Translation:
sift sikta sieben — etwas durch ein Sieb geben
sift harpa; sikta; sålla tamiserséparer des éléments d'un mélange à l'aide d'un tamis.