HyperDic: discolor

English > 3 senses of the word discolor:
VERBchangediscolorlose color / color or turn colorless
changediscolorcause to lose or change color
changediscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
discolor > pronunciation
Soundsdihskah'ler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > discolor: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningLose color / color or turn colorless.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The painting discolored"
Narrowerwash outLose color in the process of being washed
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Oppositecolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to
Spanishdescolorarse, descolorar
English > discolor: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to lose or change color.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The detergent discolored my shirts"
Cause todiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Narrowerbleach, bleach out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize, decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise, discoloriseRemove color from
infuscatedarken with a brownish tinge, as of insect wings
sallowCause to become sallow
wash outDrain off the color in the course of laundering
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishdescolorarse, descolorar
Catalandescolorar, descolorir
Nounsdiscolorationthe act of changing the natural color / color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
discolorationa soiled or discolored appearance
English > discolor: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningchange color, often in an undesired manner.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The shirts discolored"
Synonymsdiscolour, colour, 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
Nounsdiscolorationthe act of changing the natural color / color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
discolorationa soiled or discolored appearance

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