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Synonyms for paint

Synonyms for (noun) paint

Synonyms: paint, pigment Definition: 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 Usage: artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably

Similar words: coat, coating Definition: a thin layer covering something Usage: a second coat of paint

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

Synonyms: rouge, blusher, paint Definition: makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

Similar words: make-up, makeup, war paint Definition: cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance

Synonyms: paint, key Definition: (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 Usage: he hit a jump shot from the top of the key; he dominates play in the paint

Similar words: space Definition: an area reserved for some particular purpose Usage: the laboratory's floor space

Synonyms for (verb) paint

Synonyms: paint Definition: apply paint to; coat with paint Usage: We painted the rooms yellow

Similar words: surface, coat Definition: put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface Usage: coat the cake with chocolate

Synonyms: paint Definition: apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil

Similar words: cover Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: paint Definition: make a painting of Usage: He painted his mistress many times

Similar words: represent, interpret Definition: create an image or likeness of Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl

Synonyms: paint Definition: make a painting Usage: he painted all day in the garden; He painted a painting of the garden

Similar words: create Definition: pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity Usage: Don't disturb him--he is creating