Definitions For Filter


  • Device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • An electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it
  • A device that is used to remove something unwanted from a liquid or gas that passes through it
  • A device that prevents some kinds of light, sound, electronic noises, etc., from passing through
  • Software that prevents someone from looking at or receiving particular kinds of material through the Internet


  • Pass through
  • Remove by passing through a filter
  • Run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
  • To pass (something, such as a gas or liquid) through a filter to remove something unwanted
  • To remove (something unwanted) by using a filter
  • To move through or into something in small amounts or in a gradual way

Is Filter a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Filter is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Filter in a Sentence

  • She smokes cigarettes with filters.
  • He placed a red filter on the camera lens.
  • Digital filters that stop high-frequency sounds
  • They've begun filtering their water to remove impurities.
  • A device that filters impurities from water
  • Sunglasses that filter ultraviolet light

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