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paint

 (pānt)
n.
1.
a. A liquid mixture, usually of a solid pigment in a liquid vehicle, used as a decorative or protective coating.
b. The thin dry film formed by such a mixture when applied to a surface.
c. The solid pigment before it is mixed with a vehicle.
2. A cosmetic, such as rouge, that is used to give color to the face; makeup.
3. Basketball The free throw lane.
4. A Paint horse.
5. Slang The face cards in a deck of cards: I haven't seen any paint for the last ten hands.
v. paint·ed, paint·ing, paints
v.tr.
1. To make (a picture) with paints.
2.
a. To represent in a picture with paints.
b. To depict vividly in words.
3. To coat or decorate with paint: paint a house.
4. To apply cosmetics to.
5. To apply medicine to; swab: paint a wound.
6. To shine a laser beam on, especially in order to designate a target for laser-guided munitions.
v.intr.
1. To practice the art of painting pictures.
2. To cover something with paint.
3. To apply cosmetics to oneself: "Let her paint an inch thick, to this favor she must come" (Shakespeare).
4. To serve as a surface to be coated with paint: These nonporous surfaces paint badly with a brush.
Idioms:
paint the black
Baseball To throw a pitched ball over the edge of home plate for a strike.
paint the town red Slang
To go on a spree.

[From Middle English painten, to paint, from Old French peintier, from peint, past participle of peindre, from Latin pingere; see peig- in Indo-European roots.]

paint′a·bil′i·ty n.
paint′a·ble adj.

paint

(peɪnt)
n
1. a substance used for decorating or protecting a surface, esp a mixture consisting of a solid pigment suspended in a liquid, that when applied to a surface dries to form a hard coating
2. a dry film of paint on a surface
3. the solid pigment of a paint before it is suspended in liquid
4. (Hairdressing & Grooming) informal face make-up, such as rouge
5. (Theatre) short for greasepaint
vb
6. (Art Terms) to make (a picture) of (a figure, landscape, etc) with paint applied to a surface such as canvas
7. to coat (a surface) with paint, as in decorating
8. (tr) to apply (liquid) onto (a surface): her mother painted the cut with antiseptic.
9. (tr) to apply make-up onto (the face, lips, etc)
10. (tr) to describe vividly in words
11. paint the town red informal to celebrate uninhibitedly; go on a spree
[C13: from Old French peint painted, from peindre to paint, from Latin pingere to paint, adorn]
ˈpainty adj
ˈpaintiness n

paint

(peɪnt)

n.
1. a substance composed of solid coloring matter suspended in a liquid medium and applied as a protective or decorative coating to various surfaces, or to canvas or other materials in producing a work of art.
2. an application of this.
3. the dried surface pigment: Don't scuff the paint.
4. the solid coloring matter alone; pigment.
5. cosmetics, esp. lipstick or rouge, designed to heighten natural color.
6. Chiefly Western U.S. a pied, calico, or spotted horse or pony; pinto.
v.t.
7. to coat, cover, or decorate with paint.
8. to produce (a picture, design, etc.) in paint.
9. to represent in paint: to paint a sunset.
10. to describe vividly in words: The ads painted the resort as a paradise.
11. to color by or as if by painting.
12. to coat or brush, as with a liquid medicine or a cosmetic.
v.i.
13. to coat or cover anything with paint.
14. to engage in painting as an art.
15. to use cosmetics.
Idioms:
paint the town (red), to go out and celebrate, esp. uninhibitedly.
[1200–50; Middle English peinten (v.) < Old French peint, past participle of peindre < Latin pingere to paint; compare picture]
paint′a•ble, adj.

paint

  • paint chip - A card showing a color or range of related colors available as paint (especially for walls).
  • pigment - From Latin pingere, "paint," it is a chemical that absorbs only certain colors from white light.
  • picture - Ultimately from Latin pingere, "paint."
  • rouge - Rouge can also be called paint.

paint


Past participle: painted
Gerund: painting

Imperative
paint
paint
Present
I paint
you paint
he/she/it paints
we paint
you paint
they paint
Preterite
I painted
you painted
he/she/it painted
we painted
you painted
they painted
Present Continuous
I am painting
you are painting
he/she/it is painting
we are painting
you are painting
they are painting
Present Perfect
I have painted
you have painted
he/she/it has painted
we have painted
you have painted
they have painted
Past Continuous
I was painting
you were painting
he/she/it was painting
we were painting
you were painting
they were painting
Past Perfect
I had painted
you had painted
he/she/it had painted
we had painted
you had painted
they had painted
Future
I will paint
you will paint
he/she/it will paint
we will paint
you will paint
they will paint
Future Perfect
I will have painted
you will have painted
he/she/it will have painted
we will have painted
you will have painted
they will have painted
Future Continuous
I will be painting
you will be painting
he/she/it will be painting
we will be painting
you will be painting
they will be painting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been painting
you have been painting
he/she/it has been painting
we have been painting
you have been painting
they have been painting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been painting
you will have been painting
he/she/it will have been painting
we will have been painting
you will have been painting
they will have been painting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been painting
you had been painting
he/she/it had been painting
we had been painting
you had been painting
they had been painting
Conditional
I would paint
you would paint
he/she/it would paint
we would paint
you would paint
they would paint
Past Conditional
I would have painted
you would have painted
he/she/it would have painted
we would have painted
you would have painted
they would have painted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paint - a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid)paint - 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; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
acrylic paint, acrylic - used especially by artists
antifouling paint - a paint used to protect against the accumulation of barnacles etc. on underwater surfaces
coating, coat - a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"
coat of paint - a layer of paint covering something else
distemper - paint made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder
enamel - a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish
encaustic - a paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax; it is fixed with heat after application
finger paint, fingerpaint - paint that has the consistency of jelly
house paint, housepaint - paint used to cover the exterior woodwork of a house
oil paint - paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle
semigloss - a paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat
spray paint - paint applied with a spray gun
water-base paint - paint in which water is used as the vehicle
coloring material, colour, colouring material, color - any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
2.paint - (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; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"
basketball, basketball game, hoops - a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
basketball court - the court on which basketball is played
foul line - a line from which basketball players take penalty shots
space - an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space"
3.paint - makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheekspaint - makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
makeup, make-up, war paint - cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
Verb1.paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
finger-paint - apply colors with one's fingers
stipple - apply (paint) in small dots or strokes
bodypaint - apply paint to a body
fresco - paint onto wet plaster on a wall
distemper - paint with distemper
create - pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity; "Don't disturb him--he is creating"
charge - place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
fill in, shade - represent the effect of shade or shadow on
stipple - make by small short touches that together produce an even or softly graded shadow, as in paint or ink
watercolor, watercolour - paint with watercolors
2.paint - apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow"
coat, surface - put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate"
grain - paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood
repaint - paint again; "He repainted the wall after the child smeared it with tomato sauce"
airbrush - paint with an airbrush; "The old car looks like new now that we airbrushed it"
undercoat, prime, ground - cover with a primer; apply a primer to
3.paint - make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times"
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
repaint - paint again; "He repainted the same scenery many times during his life"
interpret, represent - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
4.paint - apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"

paint

noun
1. colouring, colour, stain, dye, tint, pigment, emulsion a pot of red paint
verb
1. colour, cover, coat, decorate, stain, whitewash, daub, distemper, apply paint to They painted the walls yellow.
2. depict, draw, portray, figure, picture, represent, sketch, delineate, catch a likeness He was painting a portrait of his wife.
3. describe, capture, portray, depict, evoke, recount, bring to life, make you see, conjure up a vision, put graphically, tell vividly The report paints a grim picture of life in the city.
paint the town red (Informal) celebrate, revel, large it (Brit. slang), carouse, live it up (informal), make merry, make whoopee (informal), go on a binge (informal), go on a spree, go on the town Thousands of football fans painted the town red after the match.
Quotations
"And those who paint 'em truest praise 'em most" [Joseph Addison The Campaign]
"Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend" [John Singer Sargent]
Translations
دُهاندِهَانٌيَدْهَنيَرْسُميَرْسُمُ
barvamalovatnabarvitnatřítbarevný
malemalingmaler-
farbo
maalatamaalisivellä
slikatiboja
festfesték
cat
málamálninglitir
ペンキ絵を描く(絵の具で)・・・を描く
그리다(...을) 그림물감으로 그리다페인트
dažų dėžutėdažytojasnutapytipavaizduotitapyba
krāsakrāsotgleznot
barvabarvatislikati
färgmåla
ทาสีวาดรูปสี
quét sơnsơnvẽ

paint

[peɪnt]
A. N
1. (= substance) → pintura f
a coat of paintuna mano de pintura
the paint was flaking off the wallsla pintura de las paredes se estaba descascarillando
"wet paint""(ojo,) recién pintado"
see also face, finger C
see also gloss 2
see also oil C
see also poster B
see also spray A2, C
2. paintspinturas fpl
a box of paintsuna caja de pinturas
B. VT
1. (Art) [+ picture, subject] → pintar; [+ slogan, message] → escribir con pintura
2. (= apply paint to) [+ wall, fence, etc] → pintar
to paint sth bluepintar algo de azul
to paint the town redirse de juerga or parranda
3. (= make up) [+ nails, lips] → pintarse
she painted her fingernails redse pintó las uñas rojas or de rojo
to paint one's facepintarse, maquillarse
4. (fig) (= portray) → describir, pintar
to paint a grim/gloomy/bleak picture of sthdescribir algo en términos sombríos/deprimentes/desalentadores, pintar algo muy negro
pro-democracy activists paint quite a different picture of the situationlos activistas en pro de la democracia describen la situación en términos muy diferentes
to paint a rosy picture of sthpintar algo de color de rosa
to paint a vivid picture of sthdescribir algo gráficamente
5.
to paint sth on [+ varnish, dye] → aplicar algo
paint the solution on with a clean brushaplicar la solución con un pincel limpio
6. (Med)
treatment involves painting the sores with iodine solutionel tratamiento requiere aplicar una solución de yodo en las heridas
C. VIpintar
to paint in oilspintar al óleo
to paint in watercolourspintar con acuarelas
D. CPD paint remover Nquitapintura f
paint roller Nrodillo m (pintor)
paint scraper Nraspador m de paredes
paint spray Npistola f (rociadora) de pintura
paint stripper N (= substance) → quitapintura f; (= tool) → raspador m de paredes
paint thinner Ndisolvente m
paint in VT + ADV (= add) → pintar
paint out VT + ADVtapar con pintura
paint over VT + ADV
2. (= repaint) → pintar otra vez encima, volver a pintar

paint

[ˈpeɪnt]
n
(= coloured liquid) → peinture f
a pot of red paint → un pot de peinture rouge
a box of paints → une boîte de peinture paint bomb
(= coat) → peinture f
The paint was peeling on the window frames → La peinture des fenêtres s'écaillait.
vt
[+ wall, door, object] → peindre
to paint sth green → peindre qch en vert
She painted the door blue → Elle a peint la porte en bleu.
to paint the town red → faire la bringue
[+ pattern, design] → peindre
to paint sth on sth → peindre qch sur qch
to paint sth with flowers → peindre des fleurs sur qch
a cradle painted with blue flowers → un berceau sur lequel on avait peint des fleurs bleues
to be painted with slogans → être couvert(e) de slogans peints
(= put make-up on) [+ lips, nails] → se peindre
to paint one's face → se peindre le visage
(ART) [+ person, thing, picture, portrait] → peindre
(= describe) → dépeindre
to paint a grim picture of sth → brosser un tableau sombre de qch, brosser un sombre tableau de qch
to paint a vivid picture of sth → brosser un tableau saisissant de qch
He paints a vivid picture of what it was like to be a teenager in Glasgow at that time → Il brosse un tableau saisissant de ce que c'était à l'époque que d'être un adolescent à Glasgow.
vi (ART)peindre
to paint in oils → peindre à l'huilepaint bomb nsac m rempli de peinture
Paint bombs were thrown → Des sacs remplis de peinture furent jetés.

paint

n
Farbe f; (on car, furniture) → Lack m; (= make-up)Schminke f; there’s too much paint on your face (= make-up)du hast zu viel Farbe im Gesicht, du bist zu stark angemalt (inf)
paints plFarben pl; box of paintsFarb- or Malkasten m
(US: = piebald horse) → Schecke m
vt
wall, fence etcstreichen; carlackieren; doorstreichen, lackieren; to paint one’s face (with make-up) → sich anmalen (inf); (Theat) → sich schminken; to paint one’s lipssich (dat)die Lippen anmalen; to paint the town red (inf)die Stadt unsicher machen (inf); to paint oneself/somebody into a corner (fig)sich selbst/jdn in die Enge treiben
picture, personmalen; he painted a very convincing picture of life on the mooner zeichnete ein sehr überzeugendes Bild vom Leben auf dem Mond ? black ADJ d
vimalen; (= decorate)(an)streichen

paint

:
paintball
n Kriegsspiel, bei dem mit Farbpatronen geschossen wird
paintbox
nFarb- or Malkasten m
paintbrush
nPinsel m

paint

:
paint pot
nFarbtopf m
paint remover
nAbbeizmittel nt
paint roller
nFarbrolle f
paint shop
n (Ind) → Lackiererei f
paint spray(er)
paint stripper
nAbbeizmittel nt
paintwork
n (on car etc) → Lack m; (on wall, furniture) → Anstrich m

paint

[peɪnt]
1. n (Art) → colore m; (for house) → tinta, vernice f
a tin of paint → un barattolo di tinta or vernice
a box of paints → una scatola di colori
2. vt (house, also) (Art) → dipingere; (door) → verniciare
to paint sth blue/red → dipingere ( or verniciare) qc di blu/rosso
to paint the town red (fig) → far baldoria
he's not as black as he's painted → è meno cattivo di quanto si dica in giro
3. vidipingere
to paint in oils → dipingere a olio

paint

(peint) noun
a colouring substance in the form of liquid or paste. The artist's clothes were covered in paint; (also adjective) a paint pot.
verb
1. to spread paint carefully on (wood, walls etc). He is painting the kitchen.
2. to make a picture (of something or someone) using paint. She painted her mother and father.
ˈpainter noun
1. a person whose job is to put paint on things, especially walls, doors etc in houses. We employed a painter to paint the outside of the house.
2. an artist who makes pictures in paint. Who was the painter of this portrait?
ˈpainting noun
1. the act or art of using paint. Painting is very relaxing.
2. a painted picture. There were four paintings (hanging) on the wall.
ˈpaint-box noun
a (small) box containing different paints for making pictures.
ˈpaint-brush noun
a brush used for putting on paint.

paint

دِهَانٌ, يَرْسُمُ, يُطْلِي barva, malovat male, maling Farbe, malen ζωγραφίζω, μπογιά, χρωματίζω pintar, pintura maalata, maali peindre, peinture boja, slikati dipingere, vernice, verniciare (絵の具で)・・・を描く, ペンキ, 絵を描く 그리다, (...을) 그림물감으로 그리다, 페인트 schilderen, verf, verven male, maling farba, malować, pomalować pintar, tinta красить, краска, рисовать färg, måla ทาสี, วาดรูป, สี boya, boyamak, resim yapmak quét sơn, sơn, vẽ 油漆, 涂料,

paint

n. pincelación, aplicación a la piel de una solución medicinal;
v. pintar, aplicar una solución.

paint

n pintura; lead-based — pintura a base de plomo
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