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Synonyms of 'sieve'

(noun) 
Definition
a utensil with a mesh through which a substance is sifted or strained
Press the raspberries through a fine sieve to form a puree.
Synonyms
strainer
a tea strainer
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sifter
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colander
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tammy cloth
(verb) 
Definition
to sift or strain through a sieve
Sieve the icing sugar into the bowl.
Synonyms
sift
Sift the flour and baking powder into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
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part
The clouds parted and a shaft of sunlight broke through.
She parted the bushes with her stick.
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filter
The best prevention for cholera is to filter water.
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strain
Strain the stock and put it back in the pan.
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separate
We separated to inspect different areas of the place.
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of filter
Definition
to pass through a filter or something like a filter
The best prevention for cholera is to filter water.
Synonyms
in the sense of part
Definition
to divide or separate from one another
The clouds parted and a shaft of sunlight broke through.She parted the bushes with her stick.
in the sense of riddle
Definition
a coarse sieve

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