a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
"artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
"he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"
rouge, paint, blusher(verb)
makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
make a painting
"he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
apply paint to; coat with paint
"We painted the rooms yellow"
make a painting of
"He painted his mistress many times"
apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
A substance that is applied as a liquid or paste, and dries into a solid coating that protects or adds color/colour to an object or surface to which it has been applied.
A set of containers or blocks of paint of different colors/colours, used for painting pictures.
The free-throw lane, construed with the.
The Nimrods are strong on the outside, but not very good in the paint.
I am running low on paint for my marker.
A face card (king, queen, or jack).
Graphics drawn using an input device, not scanned or generated.
To apply paint to
To apply in the manner that paint is applied
To create an image with paints
To practise the art of painting pictures
To draw an element in a graphical user interface.
To depict or portray.
She sued the author of the biography, claiming it painted her as a duplicitous fraud.
a Paint Horse
to cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to paint a house, a signboard, etc
fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with colors; to diversify with colors
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
fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict
to practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints well
to color one's face by way of beautifying it
a pigment or coloring substance
the same prepared with a vehicle, as oil, water with gum, or the like, for application to a surface
a cosmetic; rouge
Paint is any liquid, liquefiable, or mastic composition which, after application to a substrate in a thin layer, is converted to a solid film. It is most commonly used to protect, color or provide texture to objects.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pānt, v.t. to cover over with colour: to represent in a coloured picture: to describe in words: to adorn.—v.i. to practise painting: to lay colours on the face, to blush: (slang) to tipple.—n. a colouring substance: anything fixed with caoutchouc to harden it.—adj. Paint′able, that may be painted.—ns. Paint′-box, a box in which different paints are kept in compartments; Paint′-bridge, a platform used by theatrical scene-painters in painting scenery; Paint′-brush, a brush for putting on paint.—adj. Paint′ed, covered with paint: ornamented with coloured figures: marked with bright colours.—ns. Paint′ed-grass, ribbon-grass; Paint′ed-lā′dy, the thistle-butterfly, orange-red spotted with white and black; Paint′er, one whose employment is to paint: one skilled in painting; Paint′er's-col′ic, lead colic; Paint′er-stain′er, one who paints coats of arms, &c.; Paint′iness; Paint′ing, the act or employment of laying on colours: the act of representing objects by colours: a picture: vivid description in words; Paint′ūre (Dryden), the art of painting: a picture.—adj. Paint′y, overloaded with paint, with the colours too glaringly used: smeared with paint.—Paint the town red (U.S.), to break out in a boisterous spree. [O. Fr., pa.p. of Fr. peindre, to paint—L. pingĕre, pictum, to paint.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'paint' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4329
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'paint' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2896
Rank popularity for the word 'paint' in Nouns Frequency: #1544
Rank popularity for the word 'paint' in Verbs Frequency: #438
inapt, NAITP, pinta, tap in
The numerical value of paint in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of paint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You are looking as fresh as paint.
Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.
It's important not to paint too rosy a picture.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The president tried to paint a rosy picture of jobs.
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Translations for paint
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- دهان, لونArabic
- pintura, pintarCatalan, Valencian
- malovat, barvaCzech
- Lack, streichen, malen, Farbe, bemalen, anmalenGerman
- βάφω, απεικονίζω, ζωγραφίζω, χρώμα, βαφήGreek
- pentri, farbo, farbiEsperanto
- pintar, pinturaSpanish
- maali, maalata, sivelläFinnish
- peinture, peindre, peinturerFrench
- peanta, peant, peantaicheanScottish Gaelic
- pintura, pintarGalician
- festék, festHungarian
- ներկ, ներկել, նկարելArmenian
- tinta, pingerInterlingua
- farbo, farbizarIdo
- mála, málning, litirIcelandic
- vernice, colore, dipingere, verniciare, pitturaItalian
- 塗る, 描く, ペンキ, 画くJapanese
- ღებვა, საღებავიGeorgian
- 그리다, 페인트, 칠하다Korean
- boyax, boya, بۆیه, رەنگ, rengKurdish
- pigmentum, pingereLatin
- krāsot, krāsaLatvian
- چت, catMalay
- verniċ, żebgħaMaltese
- verf, tjet, schilderen, vervenDutch
- lakkere, maling, male, lakkNorwegian
- pintura, pintarOccitan
- malować, namalować, pomalować, farbaPolish
- tinta, pintar, pinturaPortuguese
- lac, vernisch, verneischRomansh
- picta, vopsiRomanian
- красить, рисовать, писать, краска, краскиRussian
- краска, kraska, фарбати, risovati, рисовање, рисовати, farbati, рисати, farba, boja, фарба, боја, bojiti, бојити, risovanje, сликати, slikati, risatiSerbo-Croatian
- måla, färgSwedish
- nước sơn, sơnVietnamese
- ponde, mete e coleurWalloon
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