HyperDic: tincture

English > 6 senses of the word tincture:
NOUNsubstancetincturea substances that colors metals
communicationtincture, trace, vestige, shadowan indication that something has been present
attributetincture, shade, tint, tonea quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
artifacttincture(pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
VERBchangetincture, impregnate, infuse, instillfill, as with a certain quality
changetincturestain or tint with a color
tincture > pronunciation
Soundstih'ngkcher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > tincture: 6 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA substances that colors metals.
NarrowerargentA metal tincture used in heraldry to give a silvery appearance
Broadercoloring material, colouring material, color, colourAny material used for its color
Spanishtintura
Catalantintura
Verbstincturestain or tint with a color
tingecolor lightly
English > tincture: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn indication that something has been present.
Example "a tincture of condescension"
Synonymstrace, vestige, shadow
NarrowerfootprintA trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important
Broaderindication, indicantSomething that serves to indicate or suggest
Spanishhuella, pista, rastro, vestigio
Catalansenyal, vestigi
English > tincture: 6 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color.
Synonymsshade, tint, tone
NarrowermellownessA soft shade of a color
richnessA strong deep vividness of hue
undertone, tingeA pale or subdued color
Broadercolor, colour, coloring, colouringA visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
Spanishcoloración, colorido, matiz, sombra, tinta, tinte, tintura, tonalidad, tono
Catalantint, tintura, to, tonalitat
Verbstincturestain or tint with a color
English > tincture: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaning(pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution.
Categorypharmacology, pharmacological medicine, materia medicaThe science or study of drugs
NarrowerarnicaUsed especially in treating bruises
tincture of iodine, iodineA tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishtintura
Catalantintura
English > tincture: 6 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningFill, as with a certain quality.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"
Synonymsimpregnate, infuse, instill
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishteñir, tinturar
Catalantenyir, tintar
English > tincture: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningstain or tint with a color.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
Broadertint, tinct, tinge, touchcolor lightly
Spanishtinturar
Catalantenyir, tintar
Nounstincturea quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
tincturea substances that colors metals

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