How Do You Spell SIEVE?

Correct spelling for the English word "sieve" is [s_ˈɪ_v], [sˈɪv], [sˈɪv]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SIEVE

  1. a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles

Common Misspellings for SIEVE

Below is the list of 410 misspellings for the word "sieve".

Usage Examples for SIEVE

  1. Boil altogether for about two hours; strain, rubbing the beans through a sieve with a wooden spoon. - "New Vegetarian Dishes" by Mrs. Bowdich
  2. " A sieve," said Brinnaria, " is a sieve." - "The Unwilling Vestal" by Edward Lucas White
  3. Mamma is right when she says my head is like a sieve. - "Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  4. Yet another shake of this sieve. - "The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
  5. If not required very clear, it may be merely strained through a fine sieve, instead of being run through a bag. - "The Book of Household Management" by Mrs. Isabella Beeton