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1. film

noun. ['ˈfɪlm'] a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement.

Synonyms

  • credit
  • infotainment
  • cinema verite
  • documentary
  • feature film
  • show
  • final cut
  • collage film
  • motion-picture show
  • product
  • feature
  • slow motion
  • moving-picture show
  • musical
  • 3D
  • scene
  • picture
  • flick
  • skin flick
  • pic
  • musical comedy
  • episode
  • coming attraction
  • short subject
  • shot
  • shoot-'em-up
  • film noir
  • rough cut
  • talkie
  • telefilm
  • three-D
  • docudrama
  • talking picture
  • home movie
  • picture show
  • credits
  • caption
  • documentary film
  • sequence
  • silents
  • subtitle
  • production
  • motion picture
  • musical theater
  • silent picture
  • moving picture
  • movie
  • 3-D

Antonyms

  • positive
  • optimistic
  • constructive
  • affirmative

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word film


1. Noun, singular or mass
First you had to buy the right kind of film for your particular camera.

Quotes containing the word film


1. Filmmaking, like any other art, is a very profound means of human communication; beyond the professional pleasure of succeeding or the pain of failing, you do want your film to be seen, to communicate itself to other people.
- Kenneth Lonergan

2. I have learned from my experiences in this industry that there is absolutely no way to control people's opinions on your performance in your movie. You go out there, promote your film and hope people like the work you did.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

3. Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.
- Jean Cocteau

2. cine-film

noun. photographic film several hundred feet long and wound on a spool; to be used in a movie camera.

Synonyms

  • sound film
  • film
  • movie film
  • photographic film

3. film-make

verb. make films; be a film maker.

Synonyms

  • create

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • break even

4. film

noun. ['ˈfɪlm'] a medium that disseminates moving pictures.

Synonyms

  • silver screen
  • cinema
  • celluloid

Antonyms

  • pull
  • stand still
  • colorless
  • neutral

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. film

noun. ['ˈfɪlm'] a thin coating or layer.

Synonyms

  • slick
  • soap film
  • object
  • scum

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • debit
  • cash

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. film

noun. ['ˈfɪlm'] photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies.

Synonyms

  • roll film
  • microfilm
  • negative
  • orthochromatic film
  • roll
  • photographic paper
  • episode
  • footage
  • X-ray film
  • movie film
  • photographic film
  • film clip
  • positive
  • panchromatic film
  • cine-film
  • sequence
  • photographic material
  • reel

Antonyms

  • unreal
  • hide
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. film

verb. ['ˈfɪlm'] make a film or photograph of something.

Synonyms

  • snap
  • photograph
  • shoot
  • enter
  • reshoot
  • put down
  • take

Antonyms

  • favorable
  • yea
  • yes
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. film

verb. ['ˈfɪlm'] record in film.

Synonyms

  • make
  • cinematise
  • microfilm
  • enter
  • create
  • put down
  • cinematize

Antonyms

  • good
  • plus
  • stay in place
  • unwind

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. film

noun. ['ˈfɪlm'] a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things.

Synonyms

  • plastic film
  • Polaroid
  • shrink-wrap
  • wrapping
  • flat solid
  • sheet
  • wrap

Antonyms

  • contraindicate
  • disappear
  • lack
  • unmelodious

Etymology

  • filme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • filmen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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