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Synonyms for film
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick(noun)

    a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

    "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"

    Synonyms:
    delineation, cinema, moving-picture show, impression, motion-picture show, scene, mental picture, characterisation, movie, flick, ikon, icon, pic, exposure, pictorial matter, image, photograph, plastic film, word-painting, photo, depiction, painting, characterization, video, word picture, motion picture, photographic film, picture show, moving picture, picture, celluloid

  2. film, cinema, celluloid(noun)

    a medium that disseminates moving pictures

    "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events"

    Synonyms:
    cinema, motion-picture show, movie, flick, pic, picture show, moving-picture show, movie theater, plastic film, movie house, motion picture, celluloid, picture palace, photographic film, moving picture, picture, movie theatre

  3. film, photographic film(noun)

    photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies

    Synonyms:
    moving picture, plastic film, moving-picture show, picture show, cinema, photographic film, motion picture, pic, celluloid, flick, motion-picture show, movie, picture

  4. film(noun)

    a thin coating or layer

    "the table was covered with a film of dust"

    Synonyms:
    moving picture, plastic film, moving-picture show, picture show, cinema, photographic film, motion picture, pic, celluloid, flick, motion-picture show, movie, picture

  5. film, plastic film(verb)

    a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things

    Synonyms:
    moving picture, plastic film, moving-picture show, picture show, cinema, photographic film, motion picture, pic, celluloid, flick, motion-picture show, movie, picture

  6. film, shoot, take(verb)

    make a film or photograph of something

    "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, hit, occupy, subscribe to, rent, withdraw, inject, lead, ingest, pullulate, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, hold, choose, learn, fill, dash, burgeon forth, fritter away, dart, drive, consume, buck, bourgeon, demand, consider, need, study, pick out, contain, fool, contract, adopt, charter, remove, admit, lease, shoot down, train, blast, take up, fool away, bring, strike, use up, necessitate, take, engage, call for, make, claim, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, fritter, scoot, germinate, photograph, submit, convey, take aim, shoot, aim, charge, direct, tear, snap, scud, pip, spud, sprout, subscribe, select, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, hire, accept, guide, flash, dissipate, take in, ask, frivol away, conduct

  7. film(verb)

    record in film

    "The coronation was filmed"

    Synonyms:
    take, shoot

Wiktionary

  1. film(noun)

    A motion picture.

    Synonyms:
    movie

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. film(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pellicle, thin skin or coating

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. film(n)

    Synonyms:
    pellicle

How to pronounce film?

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How to say film in sign language?

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How to use film in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A hero acts good largely in cinema as insight shows that many reel-life villains are better in nature than most movies’ lead actors in real-life, but the film comedians are usually the best of them in actual life.

  2. Tom Brady:

    For me, its about preparing mentally, physically to be the best I can be, i already watched a lot of film today and I got a lot more this afternoon. Im going to get Alex (Guerrero) and I are going to get all our treatments in see if I can be really fresh and ready to go tomorrow and have a great week of practice.

  3. Willow Shields:

    I love it because fans get to see how much work is put into making a film and (they can) understand it.

  4. Clint Eastwood:

    I think once years ago somebody asked me what would I do if a guy like him came to my house with a whole film crew and started filming away like he did with Charlton Heston, unfortunately Charlton Heston was ill at the time with Alzheimer's. But I thought if somebody was on your property you could shoot him.

  5. Sarah Gomillion:

    Having a shared connection to the characters in a TV series or film might make couples feel like they share a social identity even if they lack mutual friends in the real world.

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    • B. intractable
    • C. fictile
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