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color

 
Adjective color has 1 sense
  1. color, colour - having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations"
    Antonyms: black-and-white, black and white
Noun color has 8 senses
  1. color, colour, coloring, colouring - 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"
    --1 is a kind of visual property
    Antonyms: colorlessness, colourlessness, achromatism
    --1 has particulars:
     heather mixture, heather; shade, tint, tincture, tone; chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour; achromatic color, achromatic colour; coloration, colouration; complexion, skin color, skin colour; nonsolid color, nonsolid colour, dithered color, dithered colour
    Derived forms: verb color4, verb color6, verb color1, verb colorize1
  2. color, colour, vividness - interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"
    --2 is a kind of interest, interestingness
  3. color, colour, coloration, colouration - the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
    --3 is a kind of timbre, timber, quality, tone
  4. color, colour, people of color, people of colour - a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    --4 is a kind of race
    --4 has members: person of color, person of colour
  5. semblance, gloss, color, colour - 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"
    --5 is a kind of appearance, visual aspect
    --5 has particulars:
     color of law, colour of law; simulacrum; face value; guise, pretense, pretence, pretext; disguise, camouflage; verisimilitude
  6. coloring material, colouring material, color, colour - any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
    --6 is a kind of material, stuff
    --6 has particulars:
     paint; indicator; mordant; dye, dyestuff; tincture; hematochrome; pigment; stain
  7. color, colour - (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
    --7 is a kind of kind, sort, form, variety
  8. color, colour - the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
    --8 is a kind of appearance, visual aspect
Verb color has 6 senses
  1. color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: discolor
    Derived forms: noun coloration3, noun color1, noun coloring1, noun coloring2
    Sample sentence:
    They color their hair
  2. tinge, color, colour, distort - affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
    --2 is one way to affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. color, colour - modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"
    --3 is one way to influence, act upon, work
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. color, colour, emblazon - decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"
    --4 is one way to decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify
    Derived forms: noun colorist1, noun coloration3, noun color1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. color, colour, gloss - gloss or excuse; "color a lie"
    --5 is one way to apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. discolor, discolour, colour, color - change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
    --6 is one way to change
    Derived forms: noun color1, noun coloring3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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