What does paint mean?

Definitions for paint
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word paint.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paint, pigment(noun)

    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, paint(noun)

    (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, blusher(verb)

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

  4. paint(verb)

    make a painting

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

  5. paint(verb)

    apply paint to; coat with paint

    "We painted the rooms yellow"

  6. paint(verb)

    make a painting of

    "He painted his mistress many times"

  7. paint(verb)

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

Wiktionary

  1. paint(Noun)

    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. paint(Noun)

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

  3. paint(Noun)

    The free-throw lane, construed with the.

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

  4. paint(Noun)

    Paintballs.

    I am running low on paint for my marker.

  5. paint(Noun)

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

  6. paint(Noun)

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

  7. paint(Verb)

    To apply paint to

  8. paint(Verb)

    To apply in the manner that paint is applied

  9. paint(Verb)

    To create an image with paints

  10. paint(Verb)

    To practise the art of painting pictures

  11. paint(Verb)

    To draw an element in a graphical user interface.

  12. paint(Verb)

    To depict or portray.

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

  13. Paint(Noun)

    a Paint Horse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paint(verb)

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

  2. Paint(verb)

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

  3. Paint(verb)

    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. Paint(verb)

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

  5. Paint(verb)

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

  6. Paint(verb)

    to color one's face by way of beautifying it

  7. Paint(noun)

    a pigment or coloring substance

  8. Paint(noun)

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

  9. Paint(noun)

    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

How to pronounce paint?

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How to say paint in sign language?

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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. President Barack Obama:

    It came down to politics -- the worry that that vocal minority of gun owners would come after them in future elections, they worried that the gun lobby would spend a lot of money and paint them as anti-Second Amendment.

  2. Robin Tyler:

    Fundamentalists are to Christianity what paint-by-numbers is to art.

  3. Cathryn Oakley:

    We are seeing these all over the country, and the approach that they are taking are the same, it's not just about what they do, it's about the picture they paint.

  4. Charles Haddon Spurgeon:

    You cannot slander human nature it is worse than words can paint it.

  5. Rabbi Scheinberg:

    We are going to stand very forcefully – right now. We want to send a message – this is not going to be tolerated – not paint, not bricks tomorrow, not blood later. It stops right here and it stops dead in its tracks. they have been a global source of inspiration and encouragement to the Jewish people.

Images & Illustrations of paint

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