HyperDic: color

English > 14 senses of the word color:
NOUNattributecolor, colour, coloring, colouringa visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
attributecolor, colour, vividnessinterest and variety and intensity
attributecolor, colour, coloration, colourationthe timbre of a musical sound
attributecolor, semblance, gloss, colouran outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
substancecolor, coloring material, colouring material, colourany material used for its color
cognitioncolor, colour(physics) the characteristic / characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
attributecolor, colourthe appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
VERBchangecolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to
communicationcolor, tinge, colour, distortaffect as in thought or feeling
socialcolor, colourmodify or bias
creationcolor, colour, emblazondecorate with colors
communicationcolor, colour, glossgive a deceptive explanation or excuse for
changecolor, discolor, discolour, colourchange color, often in an undesired manner
ADJECTIVEallcolor, colourhaving or capable of producing colors
color > pronunciation
Soundskah'ler; kao'ler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > color: 14 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or capable of producing colors.
Examples
  • "color film"
  • "he rented a color television"
  • "marvelous color illustrations"
Synonymcolour
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
Oppositeblack-and-white, black and whitenot having or not capable of producing colors
English > color: 14 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect.
Example"a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
Synonymscolour, coloring, colouring
Attributescolored, coloured, colorfulHaving color or a certain color
uncolored, uncolouredWithout color
Narrowerachromatic color, achromatic colourA color lacking hue
chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colourA color that has hue
coloration, colourationappearance with regard to color
complexion, skin color, skin colourThe coloring of a person's face
heather mixture, heatherinterwoven yarns of mixed colors producing muted greyish shades with flecks of color
mottleAn irregular arrangement of patches of color
nonsolid color, nonsolid colour, dithered color, dithered colourA color produced by a pattern of differently colored dots that together simulate the desired color
primary color, primary colourAny of three colors from which all others can be obtained by mixing
shade, tint, tincture, toneA quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
Broadervisual propertyAn attribute of vision
Oppositecolorlessness, colourlessness, achromatism, achromaticityThe visual property of being without chromatic color
Spanishcoloración, colorido, color, tez
Catalancoloració, color
Adjectiveschromaticable to refract light without spectral color separation
Nounscolorista painter able to achieve special effects with color
Verbscolor, colorizeadd color to
colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
colordecorate with colors
English > color: 14 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninginterest and variety and intensity.
Example"the Puritan Period was lacking in color"
Synonymscolour, vividness
Attributescolorful, colourfulHaving striking color
colorless, colourlessWeak in color
Broaderinterest, interestingnessThe power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
Spanishenergía, intensidad, vivacidad, viveza
Catalanenergia, intensitat, vivacitat, vivor
English > color: 14 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe timbre of a musical sound.
Example"the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
Synonymscolour, coloration, colouration
Broadertimbre, timber, quality, tone(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
Spanishcolor
Catalancolor
English > color: 14 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningAn outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading.
Example "the situation soon took on a different color"
Synonymssemblance, gloss, colour
Narrowercolor of law, colour of lawA mere semblance of legal right
disguise, camouflageAn outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
face valueThe apparent worth as opposed to the real worth
guise, pretense, pretence, pretextAn artful or simulated semblance
simulacrumAn insubstantial or vague semblance
verisimilitudeThe appearance of truth
Broaderappearance, visual aspectoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing
Spanishapariencia, color, matiz, semblanza
Catalanaparença, color, matís, semblant
English > color: 14 senses > noun 5, substance
MeaningAny material used for its color.
Example"she used a different color for the trim"
Synonymscoloring material, colouring material, colour
Narrowerdye, dyestuffA usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
hematochromeA reddish coloring material found in some algae
indicator(chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the presence of some ion or substance
mordantA substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing
paint, pigmentA substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid)
pigmentdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.)
pigmentAny substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color
stain(microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
tinctureA substances that colors metals
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
Spanishcolorante, color, materia colorante, material colorante
Catalancolorant
Nounscolorista painter able to achieve special effects with color
English > color: 14 senses > noun 6, cognition
Meaning(physics) the characteristic / characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction.
Example"each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"
Synonymcolour
Categoryparticle physics, high-energy physics, high energy physicsThe branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions
Broaderkind, sort, form, varietyA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
Catalancolor
English > color: 14 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningThe appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation.
Synonymcolour
Broaderappearance, visual aspectoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing
Catalancolor
Nounscolorista painter able to achieve special effects with color
English > color: 14 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningadd color to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey color their hair
Examples
  • "The child colored the drawings"
  • "Fall colored the trees"
  • "colorize black and white film"
Synonymscolorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in
NarroweraurifyTurn golden
azurecolor azure
blackwashcolor with blackwash
embrown, brownmake brown in color
grey, graymake grey
handcolor, handcolourcolor by hand
imbue, huesuffuse with color
incarnadinemake flesh-colored
motley, parti-colormake motley
mottle, streak, blotchmark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
pigmentcolor or dye with a pigment
pinkifymake pink
polychrome, polychromize, polychromisecolor with many colors
purple, empurple, purpuratecolor purple
reddenmake red
retouchGive retouches to (hair)
silvermake silver in color
tint, tinct, tinge, touchcolor lightly
tonechange to a color image
verdigriscolor verdigris
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
OppositediscolorLose color / color or turn colorless
Spanishcolorar, colorear
Catalanacolorar, acolorir, colorar, colorir, pintar
Nounscolor, coloringa visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
colorationchoice and use of colors / colors (as by an artist)
coloringa digestible substance used to give color to food
English > color: 14 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningaffect as in thought or feeling.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"
Synonymstinge, colour, distort
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
English > color: 14 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningmodify or bias.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"His political ideas color his lectures"
Synonymcolour
Broaderinfluence, act upon, workHave and exert influence or effect
Spanishteñir
English > color: 14 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningdecorate with colors.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"color the walls with paint in warm tones"
Synonymscolour, emblazon
Narrowerminiatepaint with red lead or vermilion
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Spanishadornar, colorar, colorear
Catalanacolorar, acolorir, colorar, colorir, pintar
Nounscolora visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
colorationchoice and use of colors / colors (as by an artist)
colorista painter able to achieve special effects with color
English > color: 14 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningGive a deceptive explanation or excuse for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"color a lie"
Synonymscolour, gloss
Broaderapologize, apologise, excuse, rationalize, rationalisedefend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
Spanishmaquillar
English > color: 14 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningchange color, often in an undesired manner.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The shirts discolored"
Synonymsdiscolor, discolour, colour
Caused bydiscolorCause to lose or change color
Narrowerblacken, melanize, melanise, blackmake or become black
blueTurn blue
blush, crimson, flush, reddenTurn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
dyecolor with dye
greenTurn or become green
grey, grayTurn grey
pale, blanch, blenchTurn pale, as if in fear
purpleBecome purple
reddenTurn red or redder
silverTurn silver
sunburn, burnGet a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
tan, bronzeGet a tan, from wind or sun
tonechange the color or tone of
turnchange color / color
whiten, whiteTurn white
yellowTurn yellow
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishdecolorarse, decolorar, descolorar
Catalandescolorar, descolorir-se, descolorir
Nounscolora visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
coloringthe act or process of changing the color / color of something

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