What does colours mean?

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colours

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colors, coloursnoun

    a distinguishing emblem

    "his tie proclaimed his school colors"

  2. colors, coloursnoun

    a flag that shows its nationality

Wiktionary

  1. coloursnoun

    The national flag flown by a ship at sea.

  2. coloursnoun

    The British military ceremony of raising the flag.

  3. coloursnoun

    The balls that score more than one point in snooker. Yellow, green, brown, blue, pink, and black.

  4. coloursnoun

    Plural form of colour.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. colours

    The flags or banners which distinguish the ships of different nations. Also, the regimental flags of the army. Hauling down colours in token of submission, and the use of signals, are mentioned by Plutarch in Themistocles.

Editors Contribution

  1. colours

    Plural form and verb form of the word colour.

    The colours of our clothing have an effect on the way we look.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'colours' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2400

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'colours' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1922

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of colours in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of colours in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of colours in a Sentence

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    We can all identify with all the colours on the surface of the skin, but we are all filled with blood from within.

  2. Chief Executive Eric Trappier:

    After the Mirage 5, the Alpha Jet and the Mirage 2000, the Rafale is the fourth Dassault aircraft to fly in Egyptian colours, and Egypt is the first export customer for the Rafale, as it was for the Mirage 2000.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    European states have been banning Muslim women in Europe from wearing the hijab; however, the coronavirus has now compelled not only females but also males around the world to wear life-saving hijab; as English words, Face Masks. Indeed, it verifies the Islamic concept of Hijab protecting from Coronavirus-eyes. It looks like humans are breathing on a science fiction planet, wearing hijabs or masks in various designs and colours; isn't it a Divine warning and penalty?

  4. Elton John:

    The Family Book champions an all-inclusive world where families come in all shapes, sizes and colours, and most importantly, that families are about love. Our boys adore The Family Book.

  5. John Keats, Letter to James Rice, Feb 1820:

    I muse with the greatest affection on every flower I have known from my infancy - their shapes and colours are as new to me as if I had just created them with a superhuman fancy - It is because they are connected with the most thoughtless and happiest moments of our lives.

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