What does paint mean?

Definitions for paint
peɪntpaint

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paint, pigmentnoun

    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"

  2. key, paintnoun

    (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"

  3. rouge, paint, blusherverb

    makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

  4. paintverb

    make a painting

    "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"

  5. paintverb

    apply paint to; coat with paint

    "We painted the rooms yellow"

  6. paintverb

    make a painting of

    "He painted his mistress many times"

  7. paintverb

    apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil

Wiktionary

  1. paintnoun

    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.

  2. paintnoun

    A set of containers or blocks of paint of different colors/colours, used for painting pictures.

  3. paintnoun

    The free-throw lane, construed with the.

    The Nimrods are strong on the outside, but not very good in the paint.

  4. paintnoun

    Paintballs.

    I am running low on paint for my marker.

  5. paintnoun

    A face card (king, queen, or jack).

  6. paintnoun

    Graphics drawn using an input device, not scanned or generated.

  7. paintverb

    To apply paint to

  8. paintverb

    To apply in the manner that paint is applied

  9. paintverb

    To create an image with paints

  10. paintverb

    To practise the art of painting pictures

  11. paintverb

    To draw an element in a graphical user interface.

  12. paintverb

    To depict or portray.

    She sued the author of the biography, claiming it painted her as a duplicitous fraud.

  13. Paintnoun

    a Paint Horse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paintverb

    to cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to paint a house, a signboard, etc

  2. Paintverb

    fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with colors; to diversify with colors

  3. Paintverb

    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. Paintverb

    fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict

  5. Paintverb

    to practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints well

  6. Paintverb

    to color one's face by way of beautifying it

  7. Paintnoun

    a pigment or coloring substance

  8. Paintnoun

    the same prepared with a vehicle, as oil, water with gum, or the like, for application to a surface

  9. Paintnoun

    a cosmetic; rouge

Freebase

  1. Paint

    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

  1. Paint

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. paint

    A type of product created and designed in various colors, matter,texture and styles.

    The paint was so beautiful, we can see the perfect blend between silver and aqua.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'paint' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4329

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'paint' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2896

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'paint' in Nouns Frequency: #1544

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'paint' in Verbs Frequency: #438

Anagrams for paint »

  1. pinta

  2. tap in

  3. inapt

  4. NAITP

  5. inapt, NAITP, pinta, tap in

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paint in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of paint in a Sentence

  1. Detroit Police Chief James Craig:

    Iwill not let someone like a Tlaib or aMaxine Waters paint our profession with a broad brush. Are you aware of what the other U.S.rep said asrecent as yesterday? You know what she said in response to Brooklyn Center? ... Get more confrontational, iwas the first chief in the nation thatcame out and denounced the murderous cop who killed George Floyd.

  2. Scott Jennings:

    I think Donald Trump is Donald Trump because of the immigration issue, donald Trump wants to paint a line between a party that wants border security and a party that doesn't.

  3. Korbin Forrister:

    I support Donald Trump, and I wanted to show it in this race, we didn't have a paint scheme, and I figured it would be a cool race to do it. It is 100 percent me. I wanted to do it.

  4. Trevor Wilkinson:

    I personally am not a fan of self pity, but it's hard being gay in West Texas sometimes and I never want to go back to where I was not even two years ago, so what I paint my nails sometimes ? I look and feel good while doing it.

  5. Jim McGovern:

    I wish we weren't going down this road right now, we're now prone to too many generalizations here that paint people here with a broad brush that is inaccurate. And I think if we want to get back to a time where we can actually find common ground, we all got to kind of cool it a little bit.

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