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Synonyms for filter
ˈfɪl tərfil·ter

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Antonyms4.2 / 5 votes

  1. filter

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

    Antonyms:
    befoul, muddle, disturb, thicken

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. filterverb

    Synonyms:
    strain, pass through a strainer

  2. filterverb

    Synonyms:
    percolate, transude, exude, strain, ooze

  3. filternoun

    Synonyms:
    strainer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. filterverb

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

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How to use filter in a sentence?

  1. Lawrence Korb:

    Gen. Mattis will give the President-elect unfiltered advice – my worry is what filter he sees it through, i want someone in the Pentagon who makes sure their military advice is not filtered by their career.

  2. Tom Emrich:

    What I don’t like are the notifications, because they aren’t contextual and there’s no way to filter them based on what I want to see and what I don’t want to see, google Glass could have solved the ergonomic problem with having to glance down at a smartphone constantly, yet having every single text message and email pop-up is not helpful.

  3. Kate Garbers:

    Forced labor is most common in teams such as cleaning and housekeeping where subcontractors are used... as soon as you become removed from your employees, you increase the risk of trafficking, the hospitality sector is starting to act and the pressure from the top will filter down to the subcontractors.

  4. Anthony Marchese:

    The analogy that I use is, you own a Ferrari that has a $50 oil filter under the hood, without that oil filter, that Ferrari is useless.

  5. Michael Black:

    Boeing has turned up the heat on who is the buyer and is taking longer to decide that a deal is OK, they've got a pretty tough filter and it's gotten tougher and I don't see that changing.


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