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Synonyms for color

Synonyms for (noun) color

Synonyms: color, colour Definition: the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation

Similar words: visual aspect, appearance Definition: outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

Synonyms: gloss, semblance, color, colour Definition: an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading Usage: 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

Similar words: visual aspect, appearance Definition: outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

Synonyms: color, coloring, colour, colouring Definition: a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect Usage: a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

Similar words: visual property Definition: an attribute of vision

Synonyms: color, coloration, colour, colouration Definition: the timbre of a musical sound Usage: the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music

Similar words: quality, timber, timbre, tone Definition: (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound) Usage: the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely; the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet

Synonyms: vividness, color, colour Definition: interest and variety and intensity Usage: the Puritan Period was lacking in color; the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

Similar words: interest, interestingness Definition: the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.) Usage: they said nothing of great interest; primary colors can add interest to a room

Synonyms: color, colour Definition: (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction Usage: each flavor of quarks comes in three colors

Similar words: form, kind, sort, variety Definition: a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality Usage: sculpture is a form of art; what kinds of desserts are there?

Synonyms: people of color, people of colour, color, colour Definition: a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

Similar words: race Definition: people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock Usage: some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings

Synonyms: color, coloring material, colour, colouring material Definition: any material used for its color Usage: she used a different color for the trim

Similar words: material, stuff Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread

Synonyms for (verb) color

Synonyms: color, colour, discolor, discolour Definition: change color, often in an undesired manner Usage: The shirts discolored

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize Definition: add color to Usage: The child colored the drawings; Fall colored the trees; colorize black and white film

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: distort, tinge, color, colour Definition: affect as in thought or feeling Usage: My personal feelings color my judgment in this case; The sadness tinged his life

Similar words: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon Definition: have an effect upon Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Synonyms: color, colour, gloss Definition: give a deceptive explanation or excuse for Usage: color a lie

Similar words: rationalise, rationalize, justify, apologise, apologize, excuse Definition: defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning Usage: rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior; he rationalized his lack of success

Synonyms: color, colour, emblazon Definition: decorate with colors Usage: color the walls with paint in warm tones

Similar words: embellish, decorate, beautify, adorn, grace, ornament Definition: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. Usage: Decorate the room for the party; beautify yourself for the special day

Synonyms: color, colour Definition: modify or bias Usage: His political ideas color his lectures

Similar words: act upon, work, influence Definition: have and exert influence or effect Usage: The artist's work influenced the young painter; She worked on her friends to support the political candidate