HyperDic: paint

English > 7 senses of the word paint:
VERBcreationpaintmake a painting / painting
contactpaintapply paint to
creationpaintmake a painting / painting of
contactpaintapply a liquid / liquid to
NOUNartifactpaint, pigmenta substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid)
locationpaint, key(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court
artifactpaint, rouge, blushermakeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
paint > pronunciation
Soundspey'nt
Rhymesacquaint ... taint: 12 rhymes with eynt...
English > paint: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid); dries to form a hard coating / coating.
Example"artists use 'paint' and 'pigment' interchangeably"
Synonympigment
Narroweracrylic, acrylic paintUsed especially by artists
antifouling paintA paint used to protect against the accumulation of barnacles etc. on underwater surfaces
coat of paintA layer of paint covering something else
distemperpaint made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder
enamelA paint that dries to a hard glossy finish
encausticA paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax
finger paint, fingerpaintpaint that has the consistency of jelly
house paint, housepaintpaint used to cover the exterior woodwork of a house
oil paintpaint in which a drying oil is the vehicle
semiglossA paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat
spray paintpaint applied with a spray gun
water-base paintpaint in which water is used as the vehicle
Broadercoating, coatA thin layer covering something
coloring material, colouring material, color, colourAny material used for its color
Substancespigmentdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.)
Spanishpigmento, pintura
Catalanpigment, pintura
Verbspaintapply paint to
paintapply a liquid / liquid to
paintmake a painting / painting of
paintmake a painting / painting
English > paint: 7 senses > noun 2, location
Meaning(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court.
Example "he dominates play in the paint"
Synonymkey
Categorybasketball, basketball game, hoopsA game / game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players
Part ofbasketball courtThe court on which basketball is played
Partsfoul lineA line from which basketball players take penalty shots
BroaderspaceAn area reserved for some particular purpose
English > paint: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningmakeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks.
Synonymsrouge, blusher
Broadermakeup, make-up, war paintcosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
Spanisharrebol, chapa, colorete, rojete
Catalancoloret
English > paint: 7 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake a painting / painting.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue paint
Examples
  • "he painted all day in the garden"
  • "He painted a painting of the garden"
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Narrowerbodypaintapply paint to a body / body
chargeplace a heraldic bearing on
distemperpaint with distemper
finger-paintapply colors with one's fingers
frescopaint onto wet plaster on a wall
shade, fill inrepresent the effect of shade or shadow on
stipplemake by small short touches that together produce an even or softly graded shadow, as in paint or ink
stippleapply (paint) in small dots or strokes
watercolour, watercolorpaint with watercolors / watercolors
Broadercreatepursue a creative activity
Spanishpintar
Catalanpintar
Nounspainta substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid)
painteran artist who paints / paints
paintingcreating a picture with paints
paintinggraphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
English > paint: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningapply paint to; coat with paint.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey want to paint the doors
Example"We painted the rooms yellow"
Narrowerairbrushpaint with an airbrush
grainpaint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood
prime, ground, undercoatCover with a primer
repaintpaint again
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Spanishpintar
Catalanpintar
Nounspainta substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid)
paintera worker who is employed to cover objects with paint
paintingthe occupation of a house painter
paintingthe act of applying paint to a surface / surface
English > paint: 7 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningmake a painting / painting of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot paint Sue
Example"He painted his mistress many times"
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Entailed byilluminateadd embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
Narrowerrepaintpaint again
Broaderrepresent, interpretcreate an image or likeness of
Spanishpintar
Catalanpintar
Nounspainta substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid)
painteran artist who paints / paints
paintingcreating a picture with paints
paintinggraphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
English > paint: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningapply a liquid / liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe men paint the boat
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounspainta substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid)
paintingthe act of applying paint to a surface / surface

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