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screen

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of screen

  1. 1 the art or business of making a movie he was a star of both stage and screen Synonyms big screen, cinema, film, filmdom, filmland, filmmaking, moviemaking, pictures, movie, silver screenRelated Words Bollywood, Hollywood; showbiz, show business

  2. 2 means or method of defending the target will be difficult to reach as it is behind a screen of anti-aircraft batteries Synonyms aegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, guard, protection, safeguard, defense, security, shield, wall, wardRelated Words arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, strongholdNear Antonyms aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive


screen

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of screen

  1. 1 to drive danger or attack away from attack helicopters were called in to help screen the troops from further attacks Synonyms bulwark, cover, fence, fend, forfend, guard, keep, protect, safeguard, defend, secure, shield, wardRelated Words avert, prevent; oppose, resist, withstand; battle, contend, fight, war; conserve, preserve, save; buffer, palisade, picket, wallNear Antonyms bombard, storm; beset, besiege, overrun; capitulate, cave, submit, yieldAntonyms assail, assault, attack

  2. 2 to keep secret or shut off from view bushes screened the swimming pool from passersby on the street Synonyms belie, blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, paper over, hide, shroud, suppress, veilRelated Words bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shadeNear Antonyms bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spreadAntonyms bare, disclose, display, divulge, expose, reveal, show, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveil

  3. 3 to pass through a filter you should screen the cooking oil to remove impurities Synonyms filter, strainRelated Words leach, percolate

  4. 4 to place a protective layer over screened his eyes with his hand to block the sun Synonyms cover, shieldRelated Words cloak, clothe, veil; drape, pall; canopy, cap, crown; disguise, mask, obscureNear Antonyms bare, expose, uncover


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