What is another word for painting?

Synonyms for painting
ˈpeɪn tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. painting, picture(noun)

    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. painting(noun)

    creating a picture with paints

    "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"

    house painting, picture

  3. painting(noun)

    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 painting(noun)

    the occupation of a house painter

    "house painting was the only craft he knew"

    house painting, picture

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. painting(n.)

    picture (in colors)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. painting(n)

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

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How to use painting in a sentence?

  1. Dave Reichert:

    These rules exist for a reason, this painting hung in clear defiance to those rules and was a slap in the face to the countless men and women who put their lives on the line everyday on behalf of our safety and freedom.

  2. Kimberly Smith:

    I asked the U.S.O. (United Service Organization) officer if they offer fly fishing when we went to go painting, and she said, ‘Well, actually, we do. There’s a program called Project Healing Waters,’.

  3. Jona Lueddeckins:

    There have been exhibitions focusing on various mediums — tapestries, even crayons — but spray painting has never been done before, it's maybe the reason why all of the artists were so excited to participate.

  4. Daisy Jacobs:

    The life size technique that I've been doing is as though you're creating a real world, you can walk in the space, the characters are as tall as you are, and there's something about wanting the illustrated world to come out of the canvas and be real, that I really like. You're stepping into your own painting.

  5. Lorraine Loots:

    It would have to be the painting of our house that I did on our wedding day, i always like the figure I'm currently designing the most.

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  1. painting

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