HyperDic: discolour

English > 1 sense of the word discolour:
VERBchangediscolour, discolor, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
English > discolour: 1 sense > verb 1, change
Meaningchange color, often in an undesired manner.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsdiscolor, 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
Nounsdiscolourationthe act of changing the natural color / color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
discolourationa soiled or discolored appearance

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