HyperDic: colour

English > 14 senses of the word colour:
NOUNsubstancecolour, coloring material, colouring material, colorany material used for its color
cognitioncolour, color(physics) the characteristic / characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
attributecolour, color, vividnessinterest and variety and intensity
attributecolour, color, coloration, colourationthe timbre of a musical sound
attributecolour, color, coloring, colouringa visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
attributecolour, semblance, gloss, coloran outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
attributecolour, colorthe appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
ADJECTIVEallcolour, colorhaving or capable of producing colors
VERBsocialcolour, colormodify or bias
creationcolour, color, emblazondecorate with colors
communicationcolour, color, glossgive a deceptive explanation or excuse for
communicationcolour, tinge, color, distortaffect as in thought or feeling
changecolour, color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, color in, colour inadd color to
changecolour, discolor, discolour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
English > colour: 14 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or capable of producing colors.
Synonymcolor
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
Oppositeblack-and-white, black and whitenot having or not capable of producing colors
English > colour: 14 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny material used for its color.
Synonymscoloring material, colouring material, color
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
Verbscolourchange color, often in an undesired manner
colourdecorate with colors
colourmodify or bias
English > colour: 14 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaning(physics) the characteristic / characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction.
Synonymcolor
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 > colour: 14 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaninginterest and variety and intensity.
Synonymscolor, 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 > colour: 14 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe timbre of a musical sound.
Synonymscolor, coloration, colouration
Broadertimbre, timber, quality, tone(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
Spanishcolor
Catalancolor
English > colour: 14 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningA visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect.
Synonymscolor, 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
English > colour: 14 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningAn outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading.
Synonymssemblance, gloss, color
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 > colour: 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.
Synonymcolor
Broaderappearance, visual aspectoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing
Catalancolor
English > colour: 14 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmodify or bias.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymcolor
Broaderinfluence, act upon, workHave and exert influence or effect
Spanishteñir
Nounscolourany material used for its color
English > colour: 14 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningdecorate with colors.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscolor, 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
Nounscolourany material used for its color
English > colour: 14 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningGive a deceptive explanation or excuse for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscolor, gloss
Broaderapologize, apologise, excuse, rationalize, rationalisedefend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
Spanishmaquillar
English > colour: 14 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningaffect as in thought or feeling.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymstinge, color, distort
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
English > colour: 14 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningadd color to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, 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
Nounscolouringa visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
colouringa digestible substance used to give color to food
English > colour: 14 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningchange color, often in an undesired manner.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsdiscolor, discolour, color
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
Nounscolourany material used for its color
colouringthe act or process of changing the color / color of something

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