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Noun painting has 4 senses
  1. painting, picture - 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"
    --1 is a kind of graphic art
    --1 has particulars:
     abstraction; cityscape; daub; distemper; finger-painting; icon, ikon; landscape; miniature, illumination; monochrome; mural, wall painting; nude, nude painting; oil painting; pentimento; portrait; sand painting; seascape; semi-abstraction; still life; tanka; trompe l'oeil; watercolor, watercolour
    Derived forms: verb paint1, verb paint3
  2. painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
    --2 is a kind of
    art, artistic creation, artistic production; fine arts, beaux arts
    --2 has particulars: distemper; fresco; impasto; oil painting
    Derived forms: verb paint1, verb paint3
  3. painting - the act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"
    --3 is a kind of
    application, coating, covering
    --3 has particulars:
     spray painting; spatter, spattering, splash, splashing, splattering; finger-painting
    Derived forms: verb paint4, verb paint2
  4. painting, house painting - the occupation of a house painter; "house painting was the only craft he knew"
    --4 is a kind of trade, craft
    --4 is a part of construction, building
    Derived form: verb paint2
Verb paint has 4 senses
  1. paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
    --1 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun paint1, noun painter1, noun painting1, noun painting2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue paint
  2. paint - apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow"
    --2 is one way to
    coat, surface
    Derived forms: noun paint1, noun painter2, noun painting3, noun painting4
    Sample sentence:
    They want to paint the doors
  3. paint - make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times"
    --3 is one way to
    represent, interpret
    Derived forms: noun paint1, noun painter1, noun painting1, noun painting2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot paint Sue
  4. paint - apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
    --4 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun paint1, noun painting3
    Sample sentence:
    The men paint the boat
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