Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun film

5 senses of film

Sense 1
movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick -- (a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location")
       => show -- (a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway")
       => product, production -- (an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production")

Sense 2
film, cinema, celluloid -- (a medium that disseminates moving pictures; "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events")
       => medium -- (a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information)

Sense 3
film, photographic film -- (photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies)
       => photographic paper, photographic material -- (light-sensitive paper on which photograph can be printed)

Sense 4
film -- (a thin coating or layer; "the table was covered with a film of dust")
       => object, physical object -- (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects")

Sense 5
film, plastic film -- (a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things)
       => sheet, flat solid -- (a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width)
       => wrapping, wrap, wrapper -- (the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb film

2 senses of film

Sense 1
film, shoot, take -- (make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie")
       => record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)

Sense 2
film -- (record in film; "The coronation was filmed")
       => record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

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