Synonyms of screening


1. screening, showing, viewing, display

usage: the display of a motion picture

2. screening, fabric, cloth, material, textile

usage: fabric of metal or plastic mesh

3. cover, covering, screening, masking, concealment, concealing, hiding

usage: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

4. screening, testing

usage: testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics


1. screen, test, check

usage: test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus"

2. screen, analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas

usage: examine methodically; "screen the suitcases"

3. screen, screen out, sieve, sort, choose, take, select, pick out

usage: examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"

4. screen, show

usage: project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film"

5. screen, block out, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up

usage: prevent from entering; "block out the strong sunlight"

6. riddle, screen, sift, sieve, strain

usage: separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

7. shield, screen, protect

usage: protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

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