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Synonyms for paint

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paint, pigment(noun)

    a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating

    "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"

    rouge, key, blusher, pigment

  2. key, paint(noun)

    (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court

    "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"

    samara, tonality, key, rouge, cay, headstone, pigment, blusher, keystone, key fruit, winder

  3. rouge, paint, blusher(verb)

    makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

    rouge, key, blusher, pigment, blushing mushroom

  4. paint(verb)

    make a painting

    "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"

  5. paint(verb)

    apply paint to; coat with paint

    "We painted the rooms yellow"

  6. paint(verb)

    make a painting of

    "He painted his mistress many times"

  7. paint(verb)

    apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. paint(v)

    color, tinge, tint, portray, represent, delineate, depict, sketch, describe

    daub, caricature, misportray, misrepresent, misdelineate, misdepict

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. paint(v. a.)

    represent (by colors)

  2. paint(v. a.)

    color (with a pigment), coat with paint

  3. paint(v. a.)

    depict, delineate, describe, sketch, portray, pencil, set forth

  4. paint(n.)

    pigment, coloring matter

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. paint(n)

    pigment, cosmetic, rouge

  2. paint(v)

    delineate, portray, lim, depict, picture, sketch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    painting, paints, paintings, pintar, painted, lacquer, repaint

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  1. paint

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How to use paint in a sentence?

  1. Nicole Stott:

    When I was thinking about retiring, [ I thought ], What am I going to do thats kind of different ? [ And ] I just kept coming back to this really special experience [ of ] getting to paint in space, art is like this universal communicator and I thought I can use art to reach audiences, unlike this one, that dont even know we have a space station and that this wonderful place exists.

  2. Charles Haddon Spurgeon:

    You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it.

  3. Jim Kimberly:

    Paint the painting in front of you- not the one in your head.

  4. Hannah Ferguson:

    We weren't allowed to paint our nails or get our ears pieced until we were 15, and certainly not to date!

  5. Attorney Bill Moran:

    I couldn't have come up with a conspiracy that kooky if I took the next week off from sleeping and dedicated that time solely to freebasing paint.

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