Winnow synonyms

wĭn'ō

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The act of separating chaff from grain.
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select desirable parts from a group or list
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To spread out into the shape of a fan
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To cause to be distinct or different:
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Sift is defined as to pass through a sorting device like a screen to sort, separate or carefully examine.
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To blow in puffs, as the wind
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To be in a state of motion, as air
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(Ergative) To (cause to) separate and go in different directions; to disperse.
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To separate (light) into spectral rays.
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To obtain despite resistance:
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(Comput.) To arrange data or a group of records in a particular way, as chronologically or alphabetically, for more efficient access
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To get rid of; remove:
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To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
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To discard, set aside, especially something abstract (a thought, feeling, etc.).
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To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.
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To put out of breath; to cause to blow from fatigue.
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To contain, as parts of a whole; to comprehend.
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To pass through a sieve.
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To separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately.
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the act of separating grain from chaff
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Find another word for winnow. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for winnow, like: winnowing, thresh, cull-out, chaff, fan, separate, sift, puff, breath, scatter and disperse.