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Synonyms for Filterˈfɪl tər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term Filter.

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"

    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

    "Water permeates sand easily"

    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

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

    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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