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paint

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of paint

  1. preparations intended to beautify the face <a woman of a certain age, as they say, who refuses to be seen in public without her paint> Synonyms cosmetics, maquillage, makeup, war paintRelated Words greasepaint; camo, camouflage; cold cream, cream, eye shadow, kohl, lipstick, lotion, mascara, oil, powder, rouge, vanishing cream




paint

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of paint

  1. 1 to give a representation or account of in words <the description painted a perfect image of the sun setting over the ocean> Synonyms delineate, depict, draw, image, limn, describe, picture, portray, render, set out, sketchRelated Words characterize, define, label, qualify, represent; demonstrate, illustrate; narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, report, tell; display, exhibit, show; hint, suggest; draft, outline, silhouette, trace, vignette; summarize, sum up, touch off; redescribe, reimageNear Antonyms color, distort, falsify, garble, misdescribe, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, twist, warp

  2. 2 to give color or a different color to <I've decided to paint the bathroom walls purple> Synonyms bepaint [archaic], dye, color, pigment, stain, tincture, tinge, tintRelated Words brighten, lighten; darken, embrown, tone (down); checker, dapple, daub, fleck, marble, mottle, pattern, polychrome, speck, speckle, streak, striate, stripe, variegateNear Antonyms blanch, bleach, whitenAntonyms decolorize





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