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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, {h,1}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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