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Synonyms for filter
ˈfɪl tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. filter(noun)

    device that removes something from whatever passes through it

  2. filter(verb)

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

  3. filter, filtrate, strain, separate out, filter out(verb)

    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, filter(verb)

    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, filter(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. filter(noun)

    A device which separates a suspended, dissolved, or particulate matter from a fluid, solution, or other substance; any device that separates one substance from another.

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  2. filter(noun)

    Electronics or software that separates unwanted signals (for example noise) from wanted signals or that attenuates selected frequencies.

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  3. filter(noun)

    Any item, mechanism, device or procedure that acts to separate or isolate.

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  4. filter(noun)

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  5. filter(noun)

    Synonyms:
    filter out

  6. filter(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. filter(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strain, pass through a strainer

  2. filter(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    percolate, transude, exude, strain, ooze

  3. filter(n.)

    Synonyms:
    strainer

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    filters, filtering, filtration, filtered, cleaner, screen, filtrate, trap, strainer, ptfe

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