Definitions For Screen


  • A protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
  • A protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame
  • A covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
  • Partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
  • The display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
  • A white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
  • A strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
  • The personnel of the film industry
  • To examine (people or things) in order to decide if they are suitable for a particular purpose
  • To do a test on (someone) to find out if that person has or is likely to develop a disease
  • To do a test on (a person's blood, urine, etc.) to find out if the person has been using an illegal substance


  • Examine methodically
  • Protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
  • Separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
  • Prevent from entering
  • Project onto a screen for viewing
  • Examine in order to test suitability
  • Test or examine for the presence of disease or infection

Is Screen 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 Screen is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Screen in a Sentence

  • Don't sit too close to the screen or you'll get a headache.
  • A pop-up ad appeared on the screen.
  • When I go to the movies, I like to sit close to the screen.
  • A committee will screen candidates for the job, but the final hiring decision will be made by Ms. Brown.
  • We screen the kids' music so that we can approve what they listen to.
  • We'll be screening his latest film in two weeks.

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