What is another word for painting?

Synonyms for painting
ˈpeɪn tɪŋpaint·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. painting, picturenoun

    graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface

    "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"

    delineation, video, motion-picture show, scene, mental picture, pictorial matter, movie, moving-picture show, ikon, icon, pic, exposure, house painting, image, photograph, depiction, word-painting, characterization, characterisation, word picture, film, motion picture, photo, picture show, flick, moving picture, picture, impression

  2. paintingnoun

    creating a picture with paints

    "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"

    house painting, picture

  3. paintingnoun

    the act of applying paint to a surface

    "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"

    house painting, picture

  4. painting, house paintingnoun

    the occupation of a house painter

    "house painting was the only craft he knew"

    house painting, picture

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. paintingnoun

    picture (in colors)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. paintingnoun

    Associated words:
    easel, palette, grisaille, artist, art, atelier, studio

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How to use painting in a sentence?

  1. Edmond de Concourt:

    A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.

  2. Arthur Rimbaud:

    For a long time I found the celebrities of modern painting and poetry ridiculous. I loved absurd pictures, fanlights, stage scenery, mountebanks backcloths, inn-signs, cheap colored prints; unfashionable literature, church Latin, pornographic books badly spelt, grandmothers novels, fairy stories, little books for children, old operas, empty refrains, simple rhythms.

  3. Valentin Concha-Nunez:

    At first, children a bit scared of the costumes and skull painting because they don't know what it means, but when I tell them to touch their craniums they realize that skulls are a part of them and then they embrace that aspect of it.

  4. Cristina Kahlo:

    These projects that are related to Frida from a cultural point of view, spreading her painting, works and story… are projects I like and feel comfortable participating in.

  5. Michael Pfleger:

    We're painting a reality that's difficult and hard.

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