Definitions for discolordɪsˈkʌl ər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word discolor

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•col•ordɪsˈkʌl ər(v.t.)

  1. to change or spoil the color of; fade or stain.

  2. (v.i.)to change color; become faded or stained.

Origin of discolor:

1350–1400; ME < OF descolorer < LL discolorārī to change color, der. of L discolor of another color. See dis -1, color

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discolor(verb)

    lose color or turn colorless

    "The painting discolored"

  2. discolor(verb)

    cause to lose or change color

    "The detergent discolored my shirts"

  3. discolor, discolour, colour, color(verb)

    change color, often in an undesired manner

    "The shirts discolored"

Wiktionary

  1. discolor(Verb)

    To change or lose color.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discolor(verb)

    to alter the natural hue or color of; to change to a different color; to stain; to tinge; as, a drop of wine will discolor water; silver is discolored by sea water

  2. Discolor(verb)

    to alter the true complexion or appearance of; to put a false hue upon

Translation

Find a translation for the discolor definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these discolor definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"discolor." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 30 Jul 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/discolor>.

Are we missing a good definition for discolor?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for discolor: