HyperDic: brown

English > 8 senses of the word brown / Brown:
ADJECTIVEallbrown, brownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brownof a color similar to that of wood or earth
allbrown, browned(of skin) deeply suntanned
NOUNattributebrown, brownnessan orange of low brightness and saturation
person Brown, Robert BrownScottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
person Brown, John Brownabolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
artifactBrown, Brown Universitya university in Rhode Island
VERBchangebrownfry in a pan until it changes color / color
changebrown, embrownmake brown in color
brown / Brown > pronunciation
Soundsbraw'n
RhymesAllentown ... Youngstown: 56 rhymes with awn...
English > brown: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a color similar to that of wood or earth.
Synonymsbrownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brown
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishbruno, marrón, pardo, pardusco
Catalanbru, brunenc, marró, marronós, terrós
Nounsbrownnessan orange of low brightness and saturation
English > brown: 8 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of skin) deeply suntanned.
Synonymbrowned
Broaderbrunet, brunettemarked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes
English > brown: 8 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn orange of low brightness and saturation.
Synonymbrownness
NarrowerVandyke brownA moderate brown color
chestnutThe brown color of chestnuts
chocolate, coffee, deep brown, umber, burnt umberA medium brown to dark-brown color
hazelA shade of brown that is yellowish or reddish
light brownA brown that is light but unsaturated
mochaA dark brown color
olive brownA shade of brown tinged with green
puceA color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red
reddish brown, sepia, burnt sienna, Venetian red, mahoganyA shade of brown with a tinge of red
taupeA greyish brown
yellowish brown, raw sienna, buff, caramel, caramel brownA medium to dark tan color
Broaderchromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colourA color that has hue
Spanishbronceado, café, carmelito, castaño, marrón, moreno, pardo
Catalanmarró
Verbsbrownfry in a pan until it changes color / color
English > Brown: 8 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningScottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858).
SynonymRobert Brown
Instance ofbotanist, phytologist, plant scientistA biologist specializing in the study of plants
SpanishRobert Brown
CatalanRobert Brown
English > Brown: 8 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningabolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859).
SynonymJohn Brown
Instance ofabolitionist, emancipationistA reformer who favors / favors abolishing slavery
SpanishBrown, John Brown, marrón
CatalanBrown, John Brown
English > Brown: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA university in Rhode Island.
SynonymBrown University
Instance ofuniversityestablishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
Member ofIvy LeagueA league of universities / universities / universities and colleges in the northeastern United States that have a reputation / reputation for scholastic achievement and social prestige
Part ofRhode Island, Little Rhody, Ocean State, RI, R.I.A state in New England
SpanishBrown, Brown University, Universidad de Brown
CatalanBrown University, Universitat de Brown
English > brown: 8 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningfry in a pan until it changes color / color.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs brown the vegetables
Example"brown the meat in the pan"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
BroadercookTransform and make suitable for consumption by heating
Spanishdorar, garapiñar, gratinar, torrarse, tostar
Catalanenrossir, gratinar-se, torrar-se
Nounsbrownan orange of low brightness and saturation
English > brown: 8 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake brown in color.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"
Synonymembrown
Broadercolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to

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