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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Paint  \Paint\  (p[=a]nt),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Painted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Painting}.]  [OE.  peinten  fr  F.  peint,  p.  p.  of 
  peindre  to  paint,  fr  L.  pingere,  pictum;  cf  Gr  poiki`los 
  many-colored,  Skr.  pi[,c]  to  adorn.  Cf  {Depict},  {Picture}, 
  {Pigment},  {Pint}.] 
  1.  To  cover  with  coloring  matter;  to  apply  paint  to  as  to 
  paint  a  house,  a  signboard,  etc 
  Jezebel  painted  her  face  and  tired  her  head.  --2 
  Kings  ix  30. 
  2.  Fig.:  To  color,  stain,  or  tinge;  to  adorn  or  beautify  with 
  colors;  to  diversify  with  colors. 
  Not  painted  with  the  crimson  spots  of  blood.  --Shak. 
  Cuckoo  buds  of  yellow  hue  Do  paint  the  meadows  with 
  delight.  --Shak. 
  3.  To  form  in  colors  a  figure  or  likeness  of  on  a  flat 
  surface,  as  upon  canvas;  to  represent  by  means  of  colors 
  or  hues;  to  exhibit  in  a  tinted  image;  to  portray  with 
  paints;  as  to  paint  a  portrait  or  a  landscape. 
  4.  Fig.:  To  represent  or  exhibit  to  the  mind;  to  describe 
  vividly;  to  delineate;  to  image;  to  depict. 
  Disloyal?  The  word  is  too  good  to  paint  out  her 
  wickedness.  --Shak. 
  If  folly  grow  romantic,  I  must  paint  it  --Pope. 
  Syn:  To  color;  picture;  depict;  portray;  delineate;  sketch; 
  draw;  describe. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Painted  \Paint"ed\,  a. 
  1.  Covered  or  adorned  with  paint;  portrayed  in  colors. 
  As  idle  as  a  painted  ship  Upon  a  painted  ocean. 
  2.  (Nat.  Hist.)  Marked  with  bright  colors;  as  the  painted 
  turtle;  painted  bunting. 
  {Painted  beauty}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  handsome  American  butterfly 
  ({Vanessa  Huntera}),  having  a  variety  of  bright  colors, 
  {Painted  cup}  (Bot.),  any  plant  of  an  American  genus  of  herbs 
  ({Castilleia})  in  which  the  bracts  are  usually 
  bright-colored  and  more  showy  than  the  flowers. 
  {Castilleia  coccinea}  has  brilliantly  scarlet  bracts,  and 
  is  common  in  meadows. 
  {Painted  finch}.  See  {Nonpareil}. 
  {Painted  lady}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  bright-colored  butterfly.  See 
  {Thistle  butterfly}. 
  {Painted  turtle}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  common  American  freshwater 
  tortoise  ({Chrysemys  picta}),  having  bright  red  and  yellow 
  markings  beneath. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  represented  in  a  painting;  "as  idle  as  a  painted  ship  upon  a 
  painted  ocean" 
  2:  coated  with  paint;  "freshly  painted  lawn  furniture"  [ant:  {unpainted}] 
  3:  lacking  substance  or  vitality  as  if  produced  by  painting; 
  "in  public  he  wore  a  painted  smile" 
  4:  having  makeup  applied;  "brazen  painted  faces"  [ant:  {unpainted}] 
  5:  having  sections  or  patches  colored  differently  and  usually 
  brightly;  "a  jester  dressed  in  motley";  "the  painted 
  desert,";  "a  particolored  dress";  "a  piebald  horse";  "pied 
  daisies"  [syn:  {motley},  {multicolor},  {culticolour},  {multicolored}, 
  {multicoloured},  {particolored},  {particoloured},  {piebald}, 
  {pied},  {varicolored},  {varicoloured}] 

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