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Synonyms for winnow

separate

winnow something or someone out

Synonyms for winnow

to set apart (one kind or type) from others

to be in a state of motion, as air

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the act of separating grain from chaff

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separate the chaff from by using air currents

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blow on

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select desirable parts from a group or list

blow away or off with a current of air

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Winnow continues to refuse nursing care, then her life is in danger due to skin breakdown and subsequent infection.
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Winnow streamlines processes for its clients and provides products and the marketing of such products to the world's largest retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target and Home Depot.
Parents and students use the Internet together and independently to build a short list of schools and winnow out top contenders.
Competition for scarce resources does not necessarily winnow out redundant species, they find, and diversity need not hinge on specialization.
There was no lack of material to winnow down to thirty-six numbers.
Hand Ralph Reed and Pat Robertson the pilot torches and you might winnow the GOP candidate field to about three.
The premise: drummer Lee, guitarist Clarke and bassist Newsted must winnow the list of contestants to find a lead singer for their new band Supernova.
How are you ever going to be able to gain the local knowledge to winnow those sites and come up with the five or fewer which are actually worth traveling to look at?
Atwood wants to eliminate 1,100 employees and winnow the number of recipient countries down to fifty.
We heard from literally thousands of firms, and had to winnow the field down to about 300 finalists before we made the final cut.
Still, he thinks "earthlings would be lucky" to winnow the golden signal from the chaff anytime soon.
It was difficult to winnow the field from the 118 great teams to only 40; the competition was tough.
By grouping near-duplicate documents, our software can help major government agencies winnow large data sets, while also enabling a significantly more coherent and prioritized review process.