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Definitions of sieve:
  • noun:   a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
  • verb:   distinguish and separate out
  • verb:   check and sort carefully
  • verb:   separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
  • verb:   examine in order to test suitability
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #78158)

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