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color

noun

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1 a property that becomes apparent when light falls on an object and by which things that are identical in form can be distinguished
  • a shirt that is available in every color of the rainbow
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2 a substance used to color other materials
  • added some red color to the base paint
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3 the hue or appearance of the skin and especially of the face
  • Her color hasn't been good since she got sick.
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4 colors plural a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling
  • flew their country's colors atop the highest mast on the ship
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5 a rosy appearance (of the cheeks)
  • The stay in the country brought color to her cheeks.
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6 colors plural the combined army, air force, and navy of a nation
  • She hopes to carry on the family tradition and serve with the colors.
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7 colors plural the set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others
  • We saw his true colors during the emergency.
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color

verb

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1 to give color or a different color to
  • She went to a stylist to have her hair colored.
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2 to add to the interest of by including made-up details
  • He gave a highly colored version of a rather mundane experience.
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3 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
  • His news reporting is colored by his prejudices.
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4 to develop a rosy facial color (as from excitement or embarrassment)
  • She colored when she realized she had been overheard talking to herself.
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turn color



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