1. filter

verb. ['ˈfɪltɝ'] remove by passing through a filter.


  • filter out
  • separate out
  • strain
  • separate


  • inflow
  • outflow
  • efflux
  • motionlessness

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Rhymes with Filter

  • quilter
  • kilter

How do you pronounce filter?

Pronounce filter as ˈfɪltər.

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Sentences with filter

1. Noun, singular or mass
You can add a water filter to the tank to help keep it clean.

2. Adverb, comparative
A better air filter improves power because it provides more air for combustion.

Quotes about filter

1. The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on -- because they're dysfunctional to the institutions.
- Noam Chomsky

2. I consider myself a stained-glass window. And this is how I live my life. Closing no doors and covering no windows; I am the multi-colored glass with light filtering through me, in many different shades. Allowing light to shed and fall into many many hues. My job is not to direct anything, but only to filter into many colors. My answer is destiny and my guide is joy. And there you have me.
- C. JoyBell C.

3. Trying to remember a dream from a decade ago is like trying to catch fog in a coffee filter. I could subsist on morning mist.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. filter-tipped

adjective. of a cigar or cigarette; having a tip designed to filter the smoke.


  • horizontal

3. filter-tipped_cigarette

noun. a cigarette with a filter tip.


  • cigaret
  • butt
  • filter tip
  • cigarette
  • coffin nail

4. filter

noun. ['ˈfɪltɝ'] device that removes something from whatever passes through it.


  • air filter
  • device
  • diatomite
  • glass wool
  • drain basket
  • water filter
  • oil filter
  • light filter
  • filter bed
  • strainer
  • diatomaceous earth
  • kieselguhr
  • fuel filter
  • coffee filter
  • air cleaner
  • bacteria bed


  • stand still
  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction

5. filter

verb. ['ˈfɪltɝ'] pass through.


  • penetrate
  • permeate
  • percolate
  • perforate
  • infiltrate


  • stay in place
  • idle
  • integrate
  • stay

6. filter

noun. ['ˈfɪltɝ'] an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it.


  • high-pass filter
  • electrical device


  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine

7. filter

verb. ['ˈfɪltɝ'] run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream.


  • run
  • leach
  • flow
  • percolate
  • dribble
  • course
  • feed


  • unnaturally
  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed