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.]
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
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
Examples of paint in a Sentence
That's not painting, that's Paint-By-Numbers. That's therapy for the artistically challenged. That's what they prescribe for cretins in dayrooms.
This paint job sends a direct message back to perpetrators that their wild urinating on this wall is not welcome, the paint protects the buildings and the residents and most importantly it sends a signal this behavior is not on.
Existing water damage can lead to big problems if left untreated, look for evidence around sinks, plumbing fixtures, and under windows for mold, broken caulking and leaking around sinks, or bubbling paint on drywall.
If a man knows the law, find out, though he live in a pine shanty, and resort to him. And if a man can pipe or sing, so as to wrap the imprisoned soul in an elysium; or can paint a landscape, and convey into souls and ochres all the enchantments of Spring or Autumn; or can liberate and intoxicate all people who hear him with delicious songs and verses; it is certain that the secret cannot be kept; the first witness tells it to a second, and men go by fives and tens and fifties to his doors.
I wouldn't paint a picture that it's all bad, there is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Translations for paint
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- 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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