colorize(redirected from colourizing)
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tr.v. col·or·ized, col·or·iz·ing, col·or·iz·es
To apply color to (black-and-white images) by digital means: a silent movie that was colorized before it was released on DVD.
v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to cause to appear in color; enhance with color, esp. by computer: to colorize black-and-white movies for television.
Past participle: colorized
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|Verb||1.||colorize - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
blackwash - color with blackwash
azure - color azure; "Morning azured the village"
aurify - turn golden
verdigris - color verdigris
pinkify - make pink
incarnadine - make flesh-colored
tinct, tint, tinge, touch - color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"
pigment - color or dye with a pigment; "pigment a photograph"
retouch - give retouches to (hair); "retouch the roots"
silver - make silver in color; "Her worries had silvered her hair"
tone - change to a color image; "tone a photographic image"
redden - make red; "The setting sun reddened the sky"