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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Filter as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 June 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 17 answers for the crossword clue 'Filter', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Filter a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Filter as an answer itself some 45 times.

Filter is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Thursday, 01 July 2021 with the answer being STRAIN, we also found STRAIN to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Filter', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Filter' and give you a hint.

  • Device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • Remove by passing through a filter; "filter out the impurities"
  • Run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream; "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in"
  • Pass through; "Water permeates sand easily"
  • An electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it


We found 4 anagrams for the word 'Filter'.

  • Fertil
  • lifter A thief who steals goods that are in a store
  • relift
  • trifle Something of small importance

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

Pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings

Distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates"

5 Letters

Emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it

A strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles

6 Letters

Examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"

Become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"

The act of singing; "with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates"

Something of small importance

7 Letters

The propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks

Flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof"

8 Letters

The product of filtration; a gas or liquid that has been passed through a filter

Penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot"

An apparatus for removing impurities

A filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through

9 Letters

Remove by passing through a filter; "filter out the impurities"

Gain or regain energy; "I picked up after a nap"

11 Letters

Remove by passing through a filter; "filter out the impurities"

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