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paint

 
 
pronunciation:
peInt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mixture of liquid and pigments that is used to cover the surface of something.
She used blue paint for her bedroom.
 
synonyms:
color
similar words:
coat, enamel, glaze, lacquer, pigment, shade, shellac, stain, wash, whitewash
definition 2: coloring material used in the art of painting pictures.
Mom used oil paints to do a picture of the horse.
 
synonyms:
color
similar words:
glaze, pigment, shade, stain, wash
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: paints, painting, painted
definition 1: to cover with paint.
Who painted the walls of my room orange?
synonyms:
color
similar words:
brush, daub, enamel, pigment, prime, smear, sponge, stain
definition 2: to make a picture or design using paint.
A local artist painted a picture of the barn.
 
similar words:
depict, draw, picture, pigment, portray, render, represent, sketch
derivation: paintless (adj.)
Word Builder: paint +
  • paintbrush:
    a brush used for painting.
  • painter:
    a person who paints.
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