Sift in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is sift a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word sift is a Scrabble US word. The word sift is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

S1I1F4T1

Is sift a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word sift is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

S1I1F4T1

Is sift a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word sift is a Words With Friends word. The word sift is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

S1I1F4T1

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Valid words made from Sift

You can make 15 words from 'sift' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'sift'

FIST 7FITS 7
SIFT 7 

3 letters words from 'sift'

FIT 6IFS 6
ITS 3SIF 6
SIT 3TIS 3

2 letters words from 'sift'

IF 5IS 2
IT 2SI 2
ST 2TI 2

All 4 letters words made out of sift

sift isft sfit fsit ifst fist sitf istf stif tsif itsf tisf sfti fsti stfi tsfi ftsi tfsi ifts fits itfs tifs ftis tfis

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word sift. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in sift.

Definitions and meaning of sift

sift

Etymology

From Middle English syften, from Old English siftan, from Proto-West Germanic *siftijan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɪft/
  • Rhymes: -ɪft

Verb

sift (third-person singular simple present sifts, present participle sifting, simple past and past participle sifted)

  1. To sieve or strain (something).
  2. To separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving.
  3. To examine (something) carefully.
    1. [+object] (archaic or old-fashioned) To scrutinise (someone or something) carefully so as to find the truth.
      • It immediately occurred to him to sift her on the subject of Isabella and Theodore.
    2. [+ through (object)] To carefully go through a set of objects, or a collection of information, in order to find something.

Derived terms

  • sifter

Translations

Anagrams

  • FIST, FITs, FiTs, ITFs, TIFs, fist, fits

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SIFFLEUSE, (French) a (female) professional whistler.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)