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1. screen

noun. ['ˈskriːn'] a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing.

Synonyms

  • wide screen
  • silver screen
  • projection screen

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • necessitate
  • unclog
  • show

Etymology

  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • escren (Anglo-Norman)

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Example sentences of the word screen


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word screen


1. Tony and I had a good on and off screen relationship, we are two very different people, but we did share a sense of humor, we now live in different parts of the world but when we find ourselves in the same place it is more or less as if there had been no years in between.
- Roger Moore

2. How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em.
- Shel Silverstein

3. Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it's always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.
- Neil Gaiman

2. wide-screen

adjective. (motion pictures) projected on a screen with much greater width than height.

Synonyms

  • wide

Antonyms

  • thin
  • noncomprehensive

3. screen

noun. ['ˈskriːn'] a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight.

Synonyms

  • drapery
  • protection
  • mantle
  • protective cover
  • pall
  • shutter
  • protective covering
  • blind
  • winker
  • blinker
  • curtain
  • drape
  • window blind

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • recuperate
  • stay
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • escren (Anglo-Norman)

4. screen

verb. ['ˈskriːn'] test or examine for the presence of disease or infection.

Synonyms

  • test

Antonyms

  • go
  • obviate

Etymology

  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • escren (Anglo-Norman)

5. screen

noun. ['ˈskriːn'] a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something.

Synonyms

  • shoji
  • cover
  • concealment
  • covering
  • blind
  • stalking-horse
  • covert

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • unfold
  • play up
  • foreground

Etymology

  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • escren (Anglo-Norman)

6. screen

verb. ['ˈskriːn'] examine methodically.

Synonyms

  • examine
  • analyse
  • study
  • extinguish
  • do away with
  • get rid of
  • eliminate
  • canvas
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude
  • arise

Etymology

  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • escren (Anglo-Norman)

7. screen

noun. ['ˈskriːn'] the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube.

Synonyms

  • background
  • foreground
  • desktop
  • video display
  • screen background
  • display
  • computer display
  • CRT
  • cathode-ray tube
  • CRT screen

Antonyms

  • begin
  • bridle
  • kern
  • muzzle

Etymology

  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • escren (Anglo-Norman)

8. screen

noun. ['ˈskriːn'] a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame.

Synonyms

  • fire screen
  • fireguard
  • screen door
  • mosquito net
  • screening
  • protection
  • protective cover
  • protective covering
  • smokescreen
  • smoke screen
  • window screen
  • windshield

Antonyms

  • open
  • sighted
  • perceptive
  • rational

Etymology

  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • escren (Anglo-Norman)

9. screen

verb. ['ˈskriːn'] protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm.

Synonyms

  • protect

Antonyms

  • visible
  • unconcealed

Etymology

  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • escren (Anglo-Norman)

10. screen

noun. ['ˈskriːn'] a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles.

Synonyms

  • strainer
  • sifter
  • sieve

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • screne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • escren (Anglo-Norman)
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