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Synonyms for filter
ˈfɪl tərfil·ter

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Wiktionary

  1. filterverb

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  2. filterverb

    To sort, sift, or isolate.

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  3. filterverb

    To diffuse; to cause to be less concentrated or focused.

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  4. filterverb

    To pass through a filter or to act as though passing through a filter.

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  5. filterverb

    To move slowly or gradually; to come or go a few at a time.

    The collection of cofinite subsets of is a filter under inclusion: it includes the intersection of every pair of its members, and includes every superset of every cofinite set.

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  6. filternoun

    To ride a motorcycle between lanes on a road

    Synonyms:
    filter out

    Antonyms:
    ideal

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. filter

    Synonyms:
    strain, percolate, refine, distil, ooze, exude, leak, depurate, defecate, clarify

    Antonyms:
    befoul, muddle, disturb, thicken

Princeton's WordNet

  1. filternoun

    device that removes something from whatever passes through it

  2. filterverb

    an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

  3. filter, filtrate, strain, separate out, filter outverb

    remove by passing through a filter

    "filter out the impurities"

    Synonyms:
    sift, separate out, reach, strain, filter out, tense up, dribble, permeate, sink in, tense, try, extend, puree, distort, strive, percolate, filtrate, trickle, sieve, deform, stress

  4. percolate, sink in, permeate, filterverb

    pass through

    "Water permeates sand easily"

    Synonyms:
    click, separate out, penetrate, perk up, dawn, leach, dribble, permeate, get through, diffuse, sink in, strain, gain vigor, come home, perk, imbue, percolate, filtrate, pervade, riddle, pick up, get across, fall into place, filter out, interpenetrate, trickle

  5. trickle, dribble, filterverb

    run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream

    "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in"

    Synonyms:
    drool, separate out, drivel, strain, slobber, dribble, permeate, percolate, slabber, drop, filter out, filtrate, drip, trickle, carry, sink in, slaver

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. filterverb

    Synonyms:
    strain, pass through a strainer

  2. filterverb

    Synonyms:
    percolate, transude, exude, strain, ooze

  3. filternoun

    Synonyms:
    strainer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. filterverb

    Synonyms:
    strain, clarify, filtrate, percolate, exude, ooze, seep, transude, infiltrate

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How to use filter in a sentence?

  1. April Masini:

    I hear from lots of people looking for love, unsuccessfully, that they’ve got a restrictive list of ‘filters,’ including age, when you open your age range filter by including younger people among your possibilities, you’ve got a whole new group of folks to date.

  2. Wang Shu:

    The lens focuses on the scenery, sunlight illuminates the interior as gentle breezes filter through it, and our gaze is guided to the mountains far away.

  3. Patrick Register:

    I imagine most candidates wouldn’t want to do it because all of a sudden you’re going to have to explain why you have a Tinder profile. i have this forum that’s letting women of no filter — every age, race background, family, no family — I’m able to have these back and forth, one-on-one conversations and I’m getting amazing things.

  4. Elizabeth Warren.Julie Cetrone:

    Some of the stuff he says, when he's saying it, and I'm watching on TV, I spit my water out, i can't help but laugh. It's humorous. Some of the things -- not a lot -- but some of the things he's said, I've thought of saying, but I never would do it. I guess I give him credit for sticking with whatever he believes in. But he needs to use a filter way more.

  5. Robert Boessenecker:

    There are many other unique and strange early dolphins and baleen whales from Oligocene aged rocks in Charleston, South Carolina, because the Oligocene epoch is the time when filter feeding and echolocation first evolved, and since marine mammal localities of that time are scarce worldwide, the fossils from Charleston offer the most complete window into the early evolution of these groups.


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