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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fil-treyt]
    • /ˈfɪl treɪt/
    • /ˈfɪl.treɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fil-treyt]
    • /ˈfɪl treɪt/

Definitions of filtrate word

  • noun filtrate liquid that has been passed through a filter. 1
  • noun filtrate A liquid that has passed through a filter. 1
  • intransitive verb filtrate be filtered 1
  • abbreviation FILTRATE filter 1
  • noun filtrate a liquid or gas that has been filtered 0
  • verb transitive filtrate to filter 0

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Origin of filtrate

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
1605-15; < Medieval Latin filtrātus filtered, past participle of filtrāre. See filter, -ate1

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Parts of speech for Filtrate


filtrate popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 81% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for filtrate

verb filtrate

  • permeate — to pass into or through every part of: Bright sunshine permeated the room.
  • drain — to withdraw or draw off (a liquid) gradually; remove slowly or by degrees, as by filtration: to drain oil from a crankcase.
  • clean — Something that is clean is free from dirt or unwanted marks.
  • leak — an unintended hole, crack, or the like, through which liquid, gas, light, etc., enters or escapes: a leak in the roof.
  • winnow — to free (grain) from the lighter particles of chaff, dirt, etc., especially by throwing it into the air and allowing the wind or a forced current of air to blow away impurities.

noun filtrate

  • residue — something that remains after a part is removed, disposed of, or used; remainder; rest; remnant.

Antonyms for filtrate

verb filtrate

  • pour — to send (a liquid, fluid, or anything in loose particles) flowing or falling, as from one container to another, or into, over, or on something: to pour a glass of milk; to pour water on a plant.
  • dirty — soiled with dirt; foul; unclean: dirty laundry.
  • pollute — to make foul or unclean, especially with harmful chemical or waste products; dirty: to pollute the air with smoke.
  • combine — If you combine two or more things or if they combine, they exist together.
  • collect — If you collect a number of things, you bring them together from several places or from several people.

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