Meaning of DYE in English


[dye] n [ME dehe, fr. OE deah, deag] (bef. 12c) 1: color from dyeing

2: a soluble or insoluble coloring matter

[2]dye vb dyed ; vt (bef. 12c) 1: to impart a new and often permanent color to esp. by impregnating with a dye

2: to impart (a color) by dyeing "~ing blue on yellow" ~ vi: to take up or impart color in dyeing -- dye.abil.i.ty n -- adj -- n

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