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dye

 (dī)
n.
1. A substance used to color materials. Also called dyestuff.
2. A color imparted by dyeing.
v. dyed, dye·ing, dyes
v.tr.
To color (a material), especially by soaking in a coloring solution.
v.intr.
To take on or impart color.
Idiom:
of the deepest dye
Of the most extreme sort.

[Middle English deie, from Old English dēag, dēah.]

dy′er n.

dye

(daɪ)
n
1. (Dyeing) a staining or colouring substance, such as a natural or synthetic pigment
2. (Dyeing) a liquid that contains a colouring material and can be used to stain fabrics, skins, etc
3. (Dyeing) the colour or shade produced by dyeing
vb, dyes, dyeing or dyed
(Dyeing) (tr) to impart a colour or stain to (something, such as fabric or hair) by or as if by the application of a dye
[Old English dēagian, from dēag a dye; related to Old High German tugōn to change, Lettish dūkans dark]
ˈdyable, ˈdyeable adj
ˈdyer n

dye

(daɪ)

n., v. dyed, dye•ing. n.
1. a coloring material or matter.
2. a liquid containing coloring matter, for imparting a particular hue to cloth, paper, etc.
3. color or hue, esp. as produced by dyeing.
v.t.
4. to color with or as if with a dye.
5. to impart (color) by means of a dye.
v.i.
6. to impart color, as a dye.
7. to become colored when treated with a dye.
Idioms:
of the deepest or blackest dye, of the most extreme or the worst sort.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English dēagian, derivative of dēag a dye]
dy′a•ble, dye′a•ble, adj.
dy′er, n.

die

dye

These words are both pronounced (/daɪ/).

1. 'die'

Die is a verb. When a person, animal, or plant dies, they stop living. The other forms of 'die' are dies, dying, died.

See die, dead
2. 'dye'

Dye is both a noun and a verb. If you dye something such as hair or cloth, you change its colour by soaking it in a coloured liquid. This liquid is called a dye. The other forms of the verb 'dye' are dyes, dyeing, dyed.

She mixed finely pounded indigo leaves to dye her cloth deep blue.
Dip them in a yellow dye.

dye


Past participle: dyed
Gerund: dyeing

Imperative
dye
dye
Present
I dye
you dye
he/she/it dyes
we dye
you dye
they dye
Preterite
I dyed
you dyed
he/she/it dyed
we dyed
you dyed
they dyed
Present Continuous
I am dyeing
you are dyeing
he/she/it is dyeing
we are dyeing
you are dyeing
they are dyeing
Present Perfect
I have dyed
you have dyed
he/she/it has dyed
we have dyed
you have dyed
they have dyed
Past Continuous
I was dyeing
you were dyeing
he/she/it was dyeing
we were dyeing
you were dyeing
they were dyeing
Past Perfect
I had dyed
you had dyed
he/she/it had dyed
we had dyed
you had dyed
they had dyed
Future
I will dye
you will dye
he/she/it will dye
we will dye
you will dye
they will dye
Future Perfect
I will have dyed
you will have dyed
he/she/it will have dyed
we will have dyed
you will have dyed
they will have dyed
Future Continuous
I will be dyeing
you will be dyeing
he/she/it will be dyeing
we will be dyeing
you will be dyeing
they will be dyeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dyeing
you have been dyeing
he/she/it has been dyeing
we have been dyeing
you have been dyeing
they have been dyeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dyeing
you will have been dyeing
he/she/it will have been dyeing
we will have been dyeing
you will have been dyeing
they will have been dyeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dyeing
you had been dyeing
he/she/it had been dyeing
we had been dyeing
you had been dyeing
they had been dyeing
Conditional
I would dye
you would dye
he/she/it would dye
we would dye
you would dye
they would dye
Past Conditional
I would have dyed
you would have dyed
he/she/it would have dyed
we would have dyed
you would have dyed
they would have dyed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dye - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hairdye - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
acid dye - dye in which the chromophore is part of a negative ion
alizarin yellow - any of various yellow dyes; not related chemically to alizarin but applied in the same manner
anil, indigo, indigotin - a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
aniline dye - any of many dyes made from aniline
azo dye - any dye containing one or more azo groups
basic color, basic colour, basic dye - a dye that is considered to be a base because the chromophore is part of a positive ion
chromophore - the chemical group that gives color to a molecule
coloring material, colour, colouring material, color - any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
blueing, bluing, blue - used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
bromophenol blue, bromphenol blue, tetrabromo-phenolsulfonephthalein - a dye used as an acid-base indicator
bromothymol blue, bromthymol blue - a dye used as an acid-base indicator
cochineal - a red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects
cyanine dye - any of a class of dyes containing a -CH= group linking two heterocyclic rings containing nitrogen; used as sensitizers in photography
direct dye, substantive dye - dye with a high affinity for cellulose fibers (cotton or rayon etc.)
fluorescein, fluoresceine, fluorescent dye, resorcinolphthalein - a yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted; used as an absorption indicator when silver nitrate solution is added to sodium chloride in order to precipitate silver chloride (turns pink when no chloride ions are left in solution and negative fluorescein ions are then absorbed)
fluorochrome - any of various fluorescent substances used in fluorescence microscopy to stain specimens
hair coloring, hair dye - a dye or tint for the hair
Kendal, Kendal green - a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant
lac dye - scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac
lead acetate, sugar of lead - a poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes
archil, cudbear, orchil - a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens
quercitron - a yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree
radiopaque dye - dye that does not allow the passage of X rays or other radiation; used to outline certain organs during X-ray examination
saffranine, safranin, safranine - any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes
Tyrian purple - a red-purple to deep purple dye obtained from snails or made synthetically
vat color, vat dye - a water-insoluble dye that is applied by reducing the dye to an alkaline form, applying the dye, then regenerating the insoluble dye by oxidation in the material; used for dyeing cotton
woad - a blue dyestuff obtained from the woad plant
Verb1.dye - color with dye; "Please dye these shoes"
discolour, discolor, color, colour - change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
bronze - give the color and appearance of bronze to something; "bronze baby shoes"
stain - color for microscopic study; "The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"
deep-dye - dye thoroughly
yarn-dye, impress - dye (fabric) before it is spun
stain - color with a liquid dye or tint; "Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"; "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"
fast dye - dye with fast colors; "These shirts should be fast-dyed"
double dye - dye twice
hand-dye - dye by hand; "This fabric is hand-dyed"
piece-dye - dye after weaving

dye

verb
1. colour, stain, tint, shade, tinge, pigment, tincture, colour-wash The woman spun and dyed the wool.
noun
1. colouring, colour, pigment, wash, stain, tint, tinge, colorant bottles of hair dye

dye

noun
Something that imparts color:
verb
1. To impart color to:
2. To immerse in a coloring solution:
Translations
صِباغصِبْغَةيَصْبُغيَصْبِغُ
barvabarvitbarvivo
farvefarvestofhårfarvningsmiddelindfarvetone
värjätävärjäysainesävyttääväriväriaine
bojabojati
litalitarefniliturlitur; litunarefni
染める染料
염료염색하다
krāsakrāsotkrāsviela
farbiť
barvatibarvilo
färgafärgmedel
ย้อมสีย้อม
nhuộmthuốc nhuộm

dye

[daɪ]
A. Ntinte m
hair dyetinte m para el pelo
B. VT [+ fabric, hair] → teñir
to dye sth redteñir algo de rojo
to dye one's hair blondteñirse el pelo de rubio

dye

[ˈdaɪ]
nteinture f
hair dye → teinture pour les cheveux
vtteindre
to dye one's hair → se teindre les cheveux, se teindre
to dye sth red → teindre qch en rougedyed-in-the-wool [ˌdaɪdɪnðəˈwʊl] adj (= unshakeable) → bon teint inv

dye

nFarbstoff m; hair dyeHaarfärbmittel nt; food dyeLebensmittelfarbe f; the dye will come out in the washdie Farbe geht bei der Wäsche heraus
vtfärben; dyed blonde hairblond gefärbtes Haar
vi (cloth etc)sich färben lassen

dye

:
dyestuffs
plFarbstoffe pl
dyeworks
n sing or plFärberei f

dye

[daɪ]
1. ncolore m; (chemical) → colorante m, tintura
hair dye → tinta per capelli
the dye has run → si è stinto
2. vt (fabric) → tingere
to dye sth red → tingere qc di or in rosso
to dye one's hair blond → farsi biondo/a
dyed hair → capelli mpl tinti

dye

(dai) past tense, past participle dyed: present participle ˈdyeing verb
to give a permanent colour to (clothes, cloth etc). I've just dyed my coat green; I'm sure she dyes her hair.
noun
a powder or liquid for colouring. a bottle of green dye.

dye

صِبْغَة, يَصْبِغُ barva, barvit farve färben, Farbstoff βαφή, βάφω teñir, tinte väriaine, värjätä teindre, teinture boja, bojati tingere, tintura 染める, 染料 염료, 염색하다 verf, verven farge, fargestoff barwnik, pofarbować tingir, tinta, tintura красить, краска färga, färgmedel ย้อม, สีย้อม boya, boyamak nhuộm, thuốc nhuộm , 染料

dye

n. tinte, color saturado; colorante.

dye

n tinte m, tintura, colorante m
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