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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
paint (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) (1) to apply color, pigment, or paint to
(2) to color with a cosmetic
b) (1) to apply with a movement resembling that used in - painting
(2) to treat with a liquid by brushing or swabbing - paint the wound with iodine
2.
a) (1) to produce in lines and colors on a surface by applying pigments
(2) to depict by such lines and colors
b) to decorate, adorn, or variegate by applying lines and colors
c) to produce or evoke as if by painting - paints glowing pictures of the farm
3.
to touch up or cover over by or as if by painting
4.
intransitive verb
to depict as having specified or implied characteristics - paints them whiter than the evidence justifies Oliver La Farge
1.
to practice the art of painting
2.
to use cosmetics
paint (noun)
1.
the action of something produced by painting - painting
2.
- makeup , especially a cosmetic to add color
3.
a) (1) a mixture of a pigment and a suitable liquid to form a closely adherent coating when spread on a surface in a thin coat
(2) the pigment used in this mixture especially when in the form of a cake - a box of paints
b) an applied coating of paint
4.
a powerful muscular pinto having quarter horse or Thoroughbred ancestry , broadly - pinto called also paint horse
5.
- free throw lane
6.
computer-generated color design - a paint program
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
paint (noun)
preparations intended to beautify the face
SYNONIMS:
cosmetics, maquillage, paint, war paint
RELATED WORDS:
greasepaint; camo, camouflage; cold cream, cream, eye shadow, kohl, lipstick, lotion, mascara, oil, powder, rouge, vanishing cream
paint (verb)
1.
to give a representation or account of in words
SYNONIMS:
delineate, depict, draw, image, limn, paint, picture, portray, render, set out, sketch
RELATED WORDS:
characterize, define, label, qualify, represent; demonstrate, illustrate; narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, report, tell; display, exhibit, show; hint, suggest; draft, outline, silhouette, trace, vignette; summarize, sum up, touch off; redescribe, reimage
NEAR ANTONYMS:
color, distort, falsify, garble, misdescribe, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, twist, warp
paint (verb)
2.
to give color or a different color to
SYNONIMS:
bepaint, dye, paint, pigment, stain, tincture, tinge, tint
RELATED WORDS:
brighten, lighten; darken, embrown, tone (down); checker, dapple, daub, fleck, marble, mottle, pattern, polychrome, speck, speckle, streak, striate, stripe, variegate
NEAR ANTONYMS:
blanch, bleach, whiten
decolorize
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