discolour

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discolour

(dɪsˈkʌlə) or

discolor

vb
(Colours) to change or cause to change in colour; fade or stain
disˌcolorˈation, disˌcolourˈation n
disˈcolourment, disˈcolorment n

discolour


Past participle: discoloured
Gerund: discolouring

Imperative
discolour
discolour
Present
I discolour
you discolour
he/she/it discolours
we discolour
you discolour
they discolour
Preterite
I discoloured
you discoloured
he/she/it discoloured
we discoloured
you discoloured
they discoloured
Present Continuous
I am discolouring
you are discolouring
he/she/it is discolouring
we are discolouring
you are discolouring
they are discolouring
Present Perfect
I have discoloured
you have discoloured
he/she/it has discoloured
we have discoloured
you have discoloured
they have discoloured
Past Continuous
I was discolouring
you were discolouring
he/she/it was discolouring
we were discolouring
you were discolouring
they were discolouring
Past Perfect
I had discoloured
you had discoloured
he/she/it had discoloured
we had discoloured
you had discoloured
they had discoloured
Future
I will discolour
you will discolour
he/she/it will discolour
we will discolour
you will discolour
they will discolour
Future Perfect
I will have discoloured
you will have discoloured
he/she/it will have discoloured
we will have discoloured
you will have discoloured
they will have discoloured
Future Continuous
I will be discolouring
you will be discolouring
he/she/it will be discolouring
we will be discolouring
you will be discolouring
they will be discolouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been discolouring
you have been discolouring
he/she/it has been discolouring
we have been discolouring
you have been discolouring
they have been discolouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been discolouring
you will have been discolouring
he/she/it will have been discolouring
we will have been discolouring
you will have been discolouring
they will have been discolouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been discolouring
you had been discolouring
he/she/it had been discolouring
we had been discolouring
you had been discolouring
they had been discolouring
Conditional
I would discolour
you would discolour
he/she/it would discolour
we would discolour
you would discolour
they would discolour
Past Conditional
I would have discoloured
you would have discoloured
he/she/it would have discoloured
we would have discoloured
you would have discoloured
they would have discoloured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.discolour - change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
blush, crimson, flush, redden - turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
blanch, blench, pale - turn pale, as if in fear
bronze, tan - get a tan, from wind or sun
sunburn, burn - get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
white, whiten - turn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry"
black, blacken, nigrify, melanise, melanize - make or become black; "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened"
turn - change color; "In Vermont, the leaves turn early"
silver - turn silver; "The man's hair silvered very attractively"
dye - color with dye; "Please dye these shoes"
redden - turn red or redder; "The sky reddened"
purple - become purple
gray, grey - turn grey; "Her hair began to grey"
yellow - turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow"
tone - change the color or tone of; "tone a negative"
green - turn or become green; "The trees are greening"
blue - turn blue

discolour

U.S. discolor
verb
1. mark, soil, mar, fade, stain, streak, tinge Test first as this cleaner may discolour the fabric.
2. stain, fade, streak, rust, tarnish A tooth which has been hit hard may discolour.
Translations
يُغَيِّر اللوْن
změnit barvu
misfarveskjolde
átfestelhalványítelszíntelenít
upplitast
išblukimaspakeisti spalvąspalvos pakeitimas
izbalētmainīt krāsunoplukt
zmeniť farbu
rengi boz maksol mak

discolour

discolor (US) [dɪsˈkʌləʳ]
A. VT (= fade) → de(s)colorar; (= stain) → manchar
B. VI (= lose colour) → de(s)colorarse; (= run) → desteñir

discolour

[dɪsˈkʌlər] (British) discolor (US)
vt [+ paint, wallpaper] → décolorer; [+ teeth] → jaunir
vi [paint, wallpaper] → se décolorer; [teeth] → jaunir

discolour

, (US) discolor
vtverfärben
visich verfärben

discolour

discolor (Am) [dɪsˈkʌləʳ]
1. vtscolorire, sbiadire; (whites) → ingiallire
2. viscolorirsi, sbiadire; (whites) → ingiallire

discolour

(disˈkalə) (American) discolor verb
to (cause to) change colour or become stained. The paintwork had discoloured with the damp.
disˌcolouˈration noun