Synonyms for (noun) screen

screen, blind

a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

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


screen

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

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


screen, concealment, cover, covert

a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

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

LESS SPECIFIC: covering


screen

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

LESS SPECIFIC: partition, divider


screen, CRT screen

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

LESS SPECIFIC: video display, display


screen, silver screen, projection screen

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

LESS SPECIFIC: surface


screen, screen door

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

he heard the screen slam as she left

LESS SPECIFIC: door


sieve, screen

a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles

LESS SPECIFIC: strainer


filmdom, screen, screenland

the personnel of the film industry

a star of stage and screen

LESS SPECIFIC: film industry, movie industry

Synonyms for (verb) screen

screen

examine methodically

screen the suitcases

LESS SPECIFIC: study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass


shield, screen

protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

LESS SPECIFIC: protect


riddle, screen

separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

LESS SPECIFIC: sieve, sift, strain


screen, block out

prevent from entering

block out the strong sunlight


screen

project onto a screen for viewing

screen a film

LESS SPECIFIC: show


sieve, screen, screen out, sort

examine in order to test suitability

screen these samples; screen the job applicants

LESS SPECIFIC: select, choose, take, pick out


test, screen

test or examine for the presence of disease or infection

screen the blood for the HIV virus

LESS SPECIFIC: check