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colours


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  colour 
 
  3  of  6  senses  of  colour 
 
  Sense  2 
  color,  colour,  emblazon 
  =>  miniate 
 
  Sense  5 
  color,  colorize,  colorise,  colourise,  colourize,  colour,  color  in  colour  in 
  =>  blackwash 
  =>  motley,  parti-color 
  =>  polychrome,  polychromize,  polychromise 
  =>  azure 
  =>  purple,  empurple,  purpurate 
  =>  aurify 
  =>  verdigris 
  =>  pinkify 
  =>  incarnadine 
  =>  embrown 
  =>  handcolour 
  =>  pigment 
  =>  retouch 
  =>  silver 
  =>  gray,  grey 
  =>  tone 
  =>  redden 
  =>  mottle,  streak,  blotch 
 
  Sense  6 
  discolor,  discolour,  colour,  color 
  =>  blush,  crimson,  flush,  redden 
  =>  pale,  blanch,  blench 
  =>  tan,  bronze 
  =>  sunburn,  burn 
  =>  whiten,  white 
  =>  blacken,  melanize,  melanise,  nigrify,  black 
  =>  turn 
  =>  silver 
  =>  dye 
  =>  redden 
  =>  purple 
  =>  gray,  grey 
  =>  yellow 
  =>  tone 
  =>  green 
  =>  blue 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  colour 
 
  3  of  6  senses  of  colour 
 
  Sense  2 
  color,  colour,  emblazon 
  =>  miniate 
 
  Sense  5 
  color,  colorize,  colorise,  colourise,  colourize,  colour,  color  in  colour  in 
  =>  blackwash 
  =>  motley,  parti-color 
  =>  polychrome,  polychromize,  polychromise 
  =>  azure 
  =>  purple,  empurple,  purpurate 
  =>  aurify 
  =>  verdigris 
  =>  pinkify 
  =>  incarnadine 
  =>  embrown 
  =>  handcolour 
  =>  pigment 
  =>  retouch 
  =>  silver 
  =>  gray,  grey 
  =>  tone 
  =>  redden 
  =>  madder 
  =>  encrimson 
  =>  vermilion 
  =>  carmine 
  =>  rubify 
  =>  rubric 
  =>  ruddle 
  =>  mottle,  streak,  blotch 
 
  Sense  6 
  discolor,  discolour,  colour,  color 
  =>  blush,  crimson,  flush,  redden 
  =>  pale,  blanch,  blench 
  =>  tan,  bronze 
  =>  suntan 
  =>  sunburn,  burn 
  =>  whiten,  white 
  =>  bleach 
  =>  peroxide 
  =>  blanco 
  =>  blacken,  melanize,  melanise,  nigrify,  black 
  =>  turn 
  =>  silver 
  =>  dye 
  =>  bronze 
  =>  stain 
  =>  deep-dye 
  =>  impress,  yarn-dye 
  =>  stain 
  =>  ebonize,  ebonise 
  =>  dip 
  =>  tattoo 
  =>  marble 
  =>  vein 
  =>  tint,  tinct,  bepaint,  tinge,  touch 
  =>  henna 
  =>  tincture 
  =>  imbue,  hue,  tinge 
  =>  complexion 
  =>  fast  dye 
  =>  double  dye 
  =>  hand  dye 
  =>  tie  dye 
  =>  batik 
  =>  piece-dye 
  =>  redden 
  =>  blush 
  =>  purple 
  =>  gray,  grey 
  =>  yellow 
  =>  tone 
  =>  green 
  =>  blue 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  colour 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  colour 
 
  6  senses  of  colour 
 
  Sense  1 
  color,  colour 
  =>  influence,  act  upon  work 
 
  Sense  2 
  color,  colour,  emblazon 
  =>  decorate,  adorn,  grace,  ornament,  embellish,  beautify 
 
  Sense  3 
  color,  colour,  gloss 
  =>  apologize,  apologise,  excuse,  justify,  rationalize,  rationalise 
 
  Sense  4 
  color,  colour,  distort 
  =>  misrepresent,  belie 
 
  Sense  5 
  color,  colorize,  colorise,  colourise,  colourize,  colour,  color  in  colour  in 
  =>  change,  alter 
 
  Sense  6 
  discolor,  discolour,  colour,  color 
  =>  change 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  colour 
 
  colour  used  as  a  verb  is  common  (polysemy  count  =  6) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  colour 
 
  Sense  1 
  color,  colour 
  =>  influence,  act  upon  work 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  color,  colour,  emblazon 
  =>  decorate,  adorn,  grace,  ornament,  embellish,  beautify 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  color,  colour,  gloss 
  =>  apologize,  apologise,  excuse,  justify,  rationalize,  rationalise 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  4 
  color,  colour,  distort 
  =>  misrepresent,  belie 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  5 
  color,  colorize,  colorise,  colourise,  colourize,  colour,  color  in  colour  in 
  =>  change,  alter 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  6 
  discolor,  discolour,  colour,  color 
  =>  change 
  -------------- 
 
  Grep  of  noun  colours 
  colours 
  flying  colours 
 
  Grep  of  noun  colour 
  achromatic  colour 
  chromatic  colour 
  colour 
  colour  bar 
  colour  blindness 
  colour  constancy 
  colour  line 
  colour  of  law 
  colour  scheme 
  colour  television 
  colour  television  system 
  colour  television  tube 
  colour  tube 
  colour  tv 
  colour  tv  tube 
  colour  vision  deficiency 
  colour  wash 
  colouring 
  colouring  material 
  colourlessness 
  colours 
  dithered  colour 
  food  colour 
  nonsolid  colour 
  people  of  colour 
  person  of  colour 
  poster  colour 
  skin  colour 
  snuff-colour 
  spectral  colour 
  tricolour 
  watercolour 
 
  Overview  of  noun  colours 
 
  The  noun  colours  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  colors,  colours  --  (a  distinguishing  emblem;  "his  tie  proclaimed  his  school  colors") 
  2.  colors,  colours  --  (a  flag  that  shows  its  nationality) 
 
  Overview  of  noun  colour 
 
  The  noun  colour  has  8  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  coloring  material,  colouring  material,  color,  colour  --  (any  material  used  for  its  color) 
  2.  color,  colour,  people  of  color,  people  of  colour  --  (a  race  with  skin  pigmentation  different  from  the  white  race  (especially  Blacks)) 
  3.  color,  colour  --  ((high  energy  physics)  the  characteristic  of  quarks  that  determines  their  role  in  the  strong  interaction;  each  flavor  of  quarks  comes  in  three  colors) 
  4.  color,  colour,  vividness  --  (interest  and  variety  and  intensity:  "the  Puritan  Period  was  lacking  in  color") 
  5.  color,  colour  --  (the  timbre  of  a  musical  sound;  "the  recording  fails  to  capture  the  true  color  of  the  original  music") 
  6.  color,  colour,  coloring,  colouring  --  (a  visual  attribute  of  things  that  results  from  the  light  they  emit  or  transmit  or  reflect;  "white  is  made  up  of  many  different  wavelengths  of  light") 
  7.  semblance,  color,  colour  --  (outward  or  token  appearance  or  form  "he  tried  to  give  his  actions  a  semblance  of  authenticity";  "the  situation  soon  took  on  a  different  color") 
  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) 
 
  Overview  of  verb  colour 
 
  The  verb  colour  has  6  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  color,  colour  --  (modify  or  bias;  "His  political  ideas  color  his  lectures") 
  2.  color,  colour,  emblazon  --  (decorate  with  colors;  "color  the  walls  with  paint  in  warm  tones") 
  3.  color,  colour,  gloss  --  (gloss  or  excuse;  "color  a  lie") 
  4.  color,  colour,  distort  --  (distort;  "My  personal  feelings  color  my  judgment  in  this  case") 
  5.  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") 
  6.  discolor,  discolour,  colour,  color  --  (change  color,  often  in  an  undesired  manner;  "The  shirts  discolored") 
 
  Overview  of  noun  colours 
 
  The  noun  colours  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  colors,  colours  --  (a  distinguishing  emblem;  "his  tie  proclaimed  his  school  colors") 
  2.  colors,  colours  --  (a  flag  that  shows  its  nationality) 
 
  Overview  of  noun  colour 
 
  The  noun  colour  has  8  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  coloring  material,  colouring  material,  color,  colour  --  (any  material  used  for  its  color) 
  2.  color,  colour,  people  of  color,  people  of  colour  --  (a  race  with  skin  pigmentation  different  from  the  white  race  (especially  Blacks)) 
  3.  color,  colour  --  ((high  energy  physics)  the  characteristic  of  quarks  that  determines  their  role  in  the  strong  interaction;  each  flavor  of  quarks  comes  in  three  colors) 
  4.  color,  colour,  vividness  --  (interest  and  variety  and  intensity:  "the  Puritan  Period  was  lacking  in  color") 
  5.  color,  colour  --  (the  timbre  of  a  musical  sound;  "the  recording  fails  to  capture  the  true  color  of  the  original  music") 
  6.  color,  colour,  coloring,  colouring  --  (a  visual  attribute  of  things  that  results  from  the  light  they  emit  or  transmit  or  reflect;  "white  is  made  up  of  many  different  wavelengths  of  light") 
  7.  semblance,  color,  colour  --  (outward  or  token  appearance  or  form  "he  tried  to  give  his  actions  a  semblance  of  authenticity";  "the  situation  soon  took  on  a  different  color") 
  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) 
 
  Overview  of  verb  colour 
 
  The  verb  colour  has  6  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  color,  colour  --  (modify  or  bias;  "His  political  ideas  color  his  lectures") 
  2.  color,  colour,  emblazon  --  (decorate  with  colors;  "color  the  walls  with  paint  in  warm  tones") 
  3.  color,  colour,  gloss  --  (gloss  or  excuse;  "color  a  lie") 
  4.  color,  colour,  distort  --  (distort;  "My  personal  feelings  color  my  judgment  in  this  case") 
  5.  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") 
  6.  discolor,  discolour,  colour,  color  --  (change  color,  often  in  an  undesired  manner;  "The  shirts  discolored") 



colours definition