Synonyms for Filterˈfɪl 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

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

  4. percolate, sink in, permeate, filter(verb)

    pass through

    click, separate out, penetrate, perk up, dawn, leach, dribble, permeate, get through, diffuse, sink in, strain, gain vigor, come home, filter, 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

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


  1. filter(noun)

    filter out

  2. filter(noun)

    To sort, sift, or isolate.

    filter out

  3. filter(noun)

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

    filter out

  4. filter(noun)

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

    filter out

  5. filter(noun)

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

    filter out

  6. filter(verb)

    To ride a motorcycle between lanes on a road

    filter out


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. filter(v. a.)

    strain, pass through a strainer

  2. filter(v. n.)

    percolate, transude, exude, strain, ooze

  3. filter(n.)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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

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