Synonyms for (noun) screen

Synonyms: screen, blind

Definition: a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

Usage: they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet

Similar words: protection, protective cover, protective covering

Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors


Synonyms: screen

Definition: a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame

Usage: they put screens in the windows for protection against insects; a metal screen protected the observers

Similar words: protection, protective cover, protective covering

Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors


Synonyms: screen, concealment, cover, covert

Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

Usage: a screen of trees afforded privacy; under cover of darkness; the brush provided a covert for game; the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background

Similar words: covering

Definition: an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)


Synonyms: screen

Definition: partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space

Similar words: partition, divider

Definition: a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)


Synonyms: screen, CRT screen

Definition: the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube

Similar words: video display, display

Definition: an electronic device that represents information in visual form


Synonyms: screen, silver screen, projection screen

Definition: a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing

Similar words: surface

Definition: the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary

Usage: there is a special cleaner for these surfaces; the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface


Synonyms: screen, screen door

Definition: a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door

Usage: he heard the screen slam as she left

Similar words: door

Definition: a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle

Usage: he knocked on the door; he slammed the door as he left


Synonyms: sieve, screen

Definition: a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles

Similar words: strainer

Definition: a filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through


Synonyms: filmdom, screen, screenland

Definition: the personnel of the film industry

Usage: a star of stage and screen

Similar words: film industry, movie industry

Definition: the entertainment industries involved in producing and distributing movies

Synonyms for (verb) screen

Synonyms: screen

Definition: examine methodically

Usage: screen the suitcases

Similar words: study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass

Definition: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

Usage: analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare; analyze the evidence in a criminal trial; analyze your real motives


Synonyms: shield, screen

Definition: protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

Similar words: protect

Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage

Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain


Synonyms: riddle, screen

Definition: separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

Similar words: sieve, sift, strain

Definition: separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements

Usage: sift the flour


Synonyms: screen, block out

Definition: prevent from entering

Usage: block out the strong sunlight

Similar words: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude

Definition: block passage through

Usage: obstruct the path


Synonyms: screen

Definition: project onto a screen for viewing

Usage: screen a film

Similar words: show

Definition: make visible or noticeable

Usage: She showed her talent for cooking; Show me your etchings, please


Synonyms: sieve, screen, screen out, sort

Definition: examine in order to test suitability

Usage: screen these samples; screen the job applicants

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out

Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her


Synonyms: test, screen

Definition: test or examine for the presence of disease or infection

Usage: screen the blood for the HIV virus

Similar words: check

Definition: make an examination or investigation

Usage: check into the rumor; check the time of the class