Synonyms for filter

Synonyms for (noun) filter

Synonyms: filter

Definition: device that removes something from whatever passes through it

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: filter

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

Similar words: electrical device

Definition: a device that produces or is powered by electricity

Synonyms for (verb) filter

Synonyms: percolate, permeate, filter, sink in

Definition: pass through

Usage: Water permeates sand easily

Similar words: penetrate, perforate

Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest

Synonyms: separate out, strain, filter, filter out, filtrate

Definition: remove by passing through a filter

Usage: filter out the impurities

Similar words: separate

Definition: divide into components or constituents

Usage: Separate the wheat from the chaff

Synonyms: trickle, dribble, filter

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

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

Similar words: flow, feed, course, run

Definition: move along, of liquids

Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

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