sift

suomi-englanti sanakirja

sift englannista suomeksi

  1. seuloa

  2. siivilöityä

  3. tutkia

  4. siivilöidä

  1. Verbi

  2. siivilöidä, seuloa

  3. siivilöidä, seuloa; sirottaa, sirotella

  4. seuloa, tutkia

sift englanniksi

  1. To sieve or strain (something).

  2. To separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving.

  3. To examine (something) carefully.

  4. (+obj) To scrutinise (someone or something) carefully so as to find the truth.

  5. (RQ:Shakespeare Richard 2)

  6. (quote-book)|year=1748|title=Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral|location=London|publisher=Oxford University Press|year_published=1973|section=§ 28|passage=But if we still carry on our sifting humour, and ask, ''What is the foundation of all conclusions from experience ?'' this implies a new question.

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  8. It immediately occurred to him to sift her on the subject of Isabella and Theodore.
  9. (+preo) To carefully go through a set of objects, or a collection of information, in order to find something.

  10. (quote-book)

  11. To move data records up in memory to make space to insert further records.