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Synonyms for color
ˈkʌl ərcol·or

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. color

    A pretense, in the unfavorable, which is also the usual sense, is something advanced or displayed for the purpose of concealing the reality. A person makes a pretense of something for the credit or advantage to be gained by it; he makes what is allowed or approved a pretext for doing what would be opposed or condemned; a tricky schoolboy makes a pretense of doing an errand which he does not do, or he makes the actual doing of an errand a pretext for playing truant. A ruse is something (especially something slight or petty) employed to blind or deceive so as to mask an ulterior design, and enable a person to gain some end that he would not be allowed to approach directly. A pretension is a claim that is or may be contested; the word is now commonly used in an unfavorable sense. Compare ARTIFICE; HYPOCRISY.

    Synonyms:
    affectation, air, assumption, cloak, disguise, dissimulation, excuse, mask, pretense, pretension, pretext, ruse, seeming, semblance, show, simulation, subterfuge, trick, wile

    Antonyms:
    actuality, candor, fact, frankness, guilelessness, honesty, ingenuousness, openness, reality, simplicity, sincerity, truth

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. color

    Synonyms:
    hue, tint, complexion, pretense, speciousness, tinge, garbling, falsification, distortion, perversion, varnish

    Antonyms:
    achromatism, paleness, nakedness, openness, genuineness, transparency, truthfulness

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. color, colour, coloring, colouringnoun

    a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect

    "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"

    Synonyms:
    coloring, colouring, colouring material, people of color, vividness, colour, people of colour, colouration, food colouring, semblance, coloration, food color, gloss, food coloring, coloring material, food colour

    Antonyms:
    achromaticity, colourlessness, colorlessness, achromatism, black-and-white, black and white(p), discolor

  2. color, colour, vividnessnoun

    interest and variety and intensity

    "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness"

    Synonyms:
    gloss, people of colour, chroma, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, intensity, saturation, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

    Antonyms:
    achromatism, achromaticity, colorlessness, colourlessness, black-and-white, black and white(p), discolor

  3. color, colour, coloration, colourationnoun

    the timbre of a musical sound

    "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"

    Synonyms:
    gloss, people of colour, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

    Antonyms:
    achromatism, achromaticity, colorlessness, colourlessness, black-and-white, black and white(p), discolor

  4. color, colour, people of color, people of colournoun

    a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

    Synonyms:
    gloss, people of colour, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

    Antonyms:
    colourlessness, colorlessness, achromaticity, achromatism, black and white(p), black-and-white, discolor

  5. semblance, gloss, color, colournoun

    an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

    "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"

    Synonyms:
    coloring, colouring, illusion, coloring material, polish, glossary, people of colour, vividness, colour, colouring material, glossiness, semblance, likeness, coloration, colouration, rubric, gloss, burnish, people of color

    Antonyms:
    achromatism, colorlessness, colourlessness, achromaticity, black and white(p), black-and-white, discolor

  6. coloring material, colouring material, color, colournoun

    any material used for its color

    "she used a different color for the trim"

    Synonyms:
    gloss, people of colour, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, semblance, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

    Antonyms:
    colourlessness, achromaticity, achromatism, colorlessness, black-and-white, black and white(p), discolor

  7. color, colournoun

    (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction

    "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"

    Synonyms:
    gloss, people of colour, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

    Antonyms:
    achromatism, achromaticity, colourlessness, colorlessness, black and white(p), black-and-white, discolor

  8. color, colouradjective

    the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation

    Synonyms:
    gloss, people of colour, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

    Antonyms:
    colourlessness, colorlessness, achromaticity, achromatism, black-and-white, black and white(p), discolor

  9. color, colourverb

    having or capable of producing colors

    "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations"

    Synonyms:
    colour

    Antonyms:
    achromaticity, colorlessness, achromatism, colourlessness, black-and-white, black and white(p), discolor

  10. color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inverb

    add color to

    "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

    Synonyms:
    color in, colorize, emblazon, colour, colorise, discolor, tinge, colourise, colourize, gloss, discolour, colour in, distort

    Antonyms:
    colorlessness, colourlessness, achromatism, achromaticity, black and white(p), black-and-white, discolor

  11. tinge, color, colour, distortverb

    affect as in thought or feeling

    "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"

    Synonyms:
    warp, discolor, touch, strain, wring, twist, deform, tinct, tint, colourise, colourize, colorize, contort, colour, emblazon, distort, garble, twine, colour in, tinge, color in, gloss, colorise, falsify, discolour

    Antonyms:
    achromatism, achromaticity, colourlessness, colorlessness, black and white(p), black-and-white, discolor

  12. color, colourverb

    modify or bias

    "His political ideas color his lectures"

    Synonyms:
    color in, colorize, emblazon, colour, colorise, discolor, tinge, colourise, colourize, gloss, discolour, colour in, distort

    Antonyms:
    achromaticity, colourlessness, achromatism, colorlessness, black and white(p), black-and-white, discolor

  13. color, colour, emblazonverb

    decorate with colors

    "color the walls with paint in warm tones"

    Synonyms:
    color in, colorize, emblazon, blazon, colour, colorise, discolor, tinge, colourise, colourize, gloss, discolour, colour in, distort

    Antonyms:
    colourlessness, achromaticity, colorlessness, achromatism, black and white(p), black-and-white, discolor

  14. color, colour, glossverb

    give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

    "color a lie"

    Synonyms:
    color in, comment, colorize, emblazon, annotate, colour, colorise, discolor, tinge, colourise, colourize, gloss, discolour, colour in, distort

    Antonyms:
    colorlessness, colourlessness, achromaticity, achromatism, black-and-white, black and white(p), discolor

  15. discolor, discolour, colour, colorverb

    change color, often in an undesired manner

    "The shirts discolored"

    Synonyms:
    gloss, colorize, discolor, color in, colorise, colour, tinge, emblazon, colourize, colourise, discolour, colour in, distort

    Antonyms:
    colorlessness, achromaticity, colourlessness, achromatism, black and white(p), black-and-white, discolor

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. chrom

    color like monochrome 1 color

    monochrome rainbow

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. colornoun

    Synonyms:
    hue, tint, tinge, shade

  2. colornoun

    Synonyms:
    pigment, paint

  3. colornoun

    Synonyms:
    plea, pretext, pretence, excuse, guise, disguise, semblance, appearance, make-shift, false show

  4. colorverb

    Synonyms:
    tinge, dye, paint, stain

  5. colorverb

    Synonyms:
    disguise, varnish, gloss over, make plausible

  6. colorverb

    Synonyms:
    redden, blush, show color

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How to use color in a sentence?

  1. Eman Joharjy:

    They reflect freedom and the willingness to embrace life and make it easy for the modern woman, besides, women love color.

  2. Teryl Austin:

    There is no pipeline (for Black offensive coaches), you know, you can count on your hand how many Black quarterback coaches, how many offensive coordinators, how many offensive line coaches in this league are people of color.

  3. Wesley D'Amico:

    What color do you need to finish painting your paradise?

  4. Rick Ector:

    Predators are color-blind. They only see victims and non-victims.

  5. Justice Horn:

    These racist tendencies are obvious to the person of color, but they are so ingrained in the non-person of color that they are believed to be socially acceptable.


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