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Synonyms for colourˈkʌl ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coloring material, colouring material, color, colour(noun)

    any material used for its color

    "she used a different color for the trim"

    Synonyms:
    gloss, people of colour, color, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, semblance, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

  2. color, colour, people of color, people of colour(noun)

    a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

    Synonyms:
    color, gloss, people of colour, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

  3. color, colour(noun)

    (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction

    "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"

    Synonyms:
    color, gloss, people of colour, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

  4. color, colour, vividness(noun)

    interest and variety and intensity

    "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness"

    Synonyms:
    color, gloss, people of colour, chroma, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, intensity, saturation, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

  5. color, colour, coloration, colouration(noun)

    the timbre of a musical sound

    "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"

    Synonyms:
    color, gloss, people of colour, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

  6. color, colour, coloring, colouring(noun)

    a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect

    "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"

    Synonyms:
    coloring, colouring, colouring material, people of color, vividness, colour, people of colour, colouration, food colouring, semblance, color, coloration, food color, gloss, food coloring, coloring material, food colour

  7. semblance, gloss, color, colour(noun)

    an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

    "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"

    Synonyms:
    coloring, colouring, illusion, coloring material, polish, glossary, people of colour, vividness, colour, colouring material, color, glossiness, semblance, likeness, coloration, colouration, rubric, gloss, burnish, people of color

  8. color, colour(adj)

    the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation

    Synonyms:
    color, gloss, people of colour, semblance, coloring, colouration, coloring material, colour, colouring material, colouring, vividness, coloration, people of color

  9. color, colour(verb)

    having or capable of producing colors

    "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations"

    Synonyms:
    colour, color

  10. color, colour(verb)

    modify or bias

    "His political ideas color his lectures"

    Synonyms:
    color in, colorize, emblazon, color, colour, colorise, discolor, tinge, colourise, colourize, gloss, discolour, colour in, distort

  11. color, colour, emblazon(verb)

    decorate with colors

    "color the walls with paint in warm tones"

    Synonyms:
    color in, colorize, emblazon, color, blazon, colour, colorise, discolor, tinge, colourise, colourize, gloss, discolour, colour in, distort

  12. color, colour, gloss(verb)

    give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

    "color a lie"

    Synonyms:
    color in, comment, colorize, emblazon, annotate, color, colour, colorise, discolor, tinge, colourise, colourize, gloss, discolour, colour in, distort

  13. tinge, color, colour, distort(verb)

    affect as in thought or feeling

    "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"

    Synonyms:
    warp, discolor, touch, strain, wring, twist, deform, tinct, tint, colourise, colourize, colorize, contort, colour, emblazon, distort, garble, color, twine, colour in, tinge, color in, gloss, colorise, falsify, discolour

  14. color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in(verb)

    add color to

    "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

    Synonyms:
    color in, colorize, emblazon, color, colour, colorise, discolor, tinge, colourise, colourize, gloss, discolour, colour in, distort

  15. discolor, discolour, colour, color(verb)

    change color, often in an undesired manner

    "The shirts discolored"

    Synonyms:
    gloss, colorize, discolor, color in, colorise, colour, tinge, emblazon, color, colourize, colourise, discolour, colour in, distort

Wiktionary

  1. colour(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tinge, influence, tint, call, blush, affect, paint, shade, stain, dye

  2. colour(noun)

    Synonyms:
    hue, blee

  3. colour(noun)

    Synonyms:
    blee, shade, hue

  4. colour(noun)

    To give something colour.

    Synonyms:
    blee, shade, paint, call, tint, blush, dye, tinge, influence, affect, stain

  5. colour(noun)

    To apply colours to the areas within the boundaries of a line drawing using coloured markers or crayons.

    Synonyms:
    paint, influence, tint, affect, blush, stain, shade, call, dye, tinge

  6. colour(noun)

    Of a face: To become red through increased blood flow, implying due to strong emotion.

    Synonyms:
    influence, dye, shade, tinge, stain, blush, call, affect, paint, tint

  7. colour(noun)

    To affect without completely changing.

    Synonyms:
    race, ethnicity, blee, complexion, paint, affect, shade, tinge, stain, call, dye, tint, influence, blush

  8. colour(noun)

    To attribute a quality to.

    Synonyms:
    interest, shade, affect, influence, call, tint, paint, dye, tinge, blush, stain

  9. colour(noun)

    : Any of the standard dark tinctures used in a coat of arms, including azure, gules, sable, and vert. Contrast with metal.

    Synonyms:
    stain

  10. colour(noun)

    A standard or banner.

    Synonyms:
    standard, banner

  11. colour(noun)

    The system of colour television.

    Synonyms:
    colour television


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