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Synonyms for colour
ˈkʌl ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coloring material, colouring material, color, colour(noun)

    any material used for its color

    "she used a different color for the trim"

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

  2. color, colour, people of color, people of colour(noun)

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

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

  3. color, colour(noun)

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

    "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"

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

  4. color, colour, vividness(noun)

    interest and variety and intensity

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

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

  5. color, colour, coloration, colouration(noun)

    the timbre of a musical sound

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

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

  6. color, colour, coloring, colouring(noun)

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

  7. semblance, gloss, color, colour(noun)

    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, colouring material, color, glossiness, semblance, likeness, coloration, colouration, rubric, gloss, burnish, people of color

  8. color, colour(adj)

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

  9. color, colour(verb)

    having or capable of producing colors

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

    Synonyms:
    color

  10. color, colour(verb)

    modify or bias

    "His political ideas color his lectures"

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

  11. color, colour, emblazon(verb)

    decorate with colors

    "color the walls with paint in warm tones"

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

  12. color, colour, gloss(verb)

    give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

    "color a lie"

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

  13. tinge, color, colour, distort(verb)

    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, emblazon, distort, garble, color, twine, colour in, tinge, color in, gloss, colorise, falsify, discolour

  14. color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in(verb)

    add color to

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

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

  15. discolor, discolour, colour, color(verb)

    change color, often in an undesired manner

    "The shirts discolored"

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

Wiktionary

  1. colour(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tinge, influence, tint, call, blush, affect, paint, shade, stain, dye

  2. colour(noun)

    Synonyms:
    hue, blee

  3. colour(noun)

    Synonyms:
    blee, shade, hue

  4. colour(verb)

    To give something colour.

    We could colour the walls red.

    Synonyms:
    blee, shade, paint, call, tint, blush, dye, tinge, influence, affect, stain

  5. colour(verb)

    To apply colours to the areas within the boundaries of a line drawing using coloured markers or crayons.

    My son loves to colour.

    Synonyms:
    paint, influence, tint, affect, blush, stain, shade, call, dye, tinge

  6. colour(noun)

    Of a face: To become red through increased blood flow, implying due to strong emotion.

    Her face coloured as she realised her mistake.

    Synonyms:
    influence, dye, shade, tinge, stain, blush, call, affect, paint, tint

  7. colour(noun)

    To affect without completely changing.

    That interpretation certainly colours my perception of the book.

    Synonyms:
    race, ethnicity, blee, complexion, paint, affect, shade, tinge, stain, call, dye, tint, influence, blush

  8. colour(noun)

    To attribute a quality to.

    Colour me confused.

    Synonyms:
    interest, shade, affect, influence, call, tint, paint, dye, tinge, blush, stain

  9. colour(noun)

    : Any of the standard dark tinctures used in a coat of arms, including azure, gules, sable, and vert. Contrast with metal.

    Synonyms:
    stain

  10. colour(noun)

    A standard or banner.

    The loss of their colours destroyed the regiment's morale.

    Synonyms:
    standard, banner

  11. colour(noun)

    The system of colour television.

    This film is broadcast in colour.

    Synonyms:
    colour television

How to pronounce colour?

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How to say colour in sign language?

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How to use colour in a sentence?

  1. Idris Elba:

    I'm not here to talk about black people; I’m here to talk about diversity. Diversity in the modern world is more than just skin colour -- it’s gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, social background, and -- most important of all, as far as I’m concerned -– diversity of thought.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    It doesn’t matter of what colour you are as long as there is green clolur in your pocket.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    I do believe that I'm "NOTHING" without "LOVE" do you know why? It's just because, the scripture says so in (1st Corinthians Chapter 13 : 2) Yes, in case you don't know, so says the scripture and that means you are also "NOTHING" without "LOVE". Having known that, you've got to love everyone for life regardless of their colour/race/tribe/religion/language/sex.

  4. Siddharth Astir:

    Life is like a glass of water... one may change its colour or flavour , but its all not worth it if you start spilling it around.

  5. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.


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