Meaning of COLOR in English

COLOR

I. noun

1.

a property of a visible thing recognizable only when rays of light fall upon it and serving to distinguish things otherwise visually identical (as in size, shape, or texture)

the green color of foliage turns red and gold in autumn

Synonyms: cast, hue, shade, tinge, tint, tone

2.

Synonyms: mask 2, coloring, disguise, facade, face, front, guise, put-on, semblance, show

3.

Synonyms: verisimilitude , plausibility, verisimility

4.

Synonyms: position 1, attitude, stance, stand

5.

Synonyms: flag , banner, ensign, gonfalon, jack, oriflamme, pennant, pennon, standard, streamer

6.

something used to impart visible color to something

dyed her curtains with one of the new easy-to-use colors

Synonyms: colorant, dye, dyestuff, pigment, stain, tincture

II. verb

1.

Synonyms: embroider , embellish, exaggerate, fudge, magnify, overcharge, overdraw, overpaint, overstate, pad

Related Word: disguise, distort, fake, misrepresent

Contrasted words: constrain, minimize, reduce, soften, temper; blue-pencil, censor, edit

2.

Synonyms: misrepresent , belie, distort, falsify, garble, miscolor, misstate, pervert, twist, warp

3.

Synonyms: blush , crimson, flush, glow, mantle, pink, pinken, redden, rose, rouge

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