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tint

 (tĭnt)
n.
1. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation.
2. A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
3. A barely detectable amount or degree; a trace.
4. A shaded effect in engraving produced by fine, close, parallel lines.
5. Printing A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
6. A dye for the hair.
tr. & intr.v. tint·ed, tint·ing, tints
To give a tint to or take on a tint.

[Alteration of tinct.]

tint′er n.

tint

(tɪnt)
n
1. (Colours) a shade of a colour, esp a pale one
2. (Colours) a colour that is softened or desaturated by the addition of white
3. a tinge
4. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a semipermanent dye for the hair
5. a trace or hint: a tint of jealousy in his voice.
6. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) engraving uniform shading, produced esp by hatching
7. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a panel of colour serving as a background to letters or other matter
vb
8. (tr) to colour or tinge
9. (tr) to change or influence slightly: his answer was tinted by his prior knowledge.
10. (intr) to acquire a tint
[C18: from earlier tinct]
ˈtinter n

tint

(tɪnt)

n.
1. a variety of a color; hue.
2. a color diluted with white.
3. a delicate or pale color.
4. any of various commercial hair dyes.
5. a uniform shading, as in an engraving.
6. Also called tint′ block`. a faintly colored background upon which to print an illustration.
v.t.
7. to color slightly.
[1710–20; variant of tinct]
tint′er, n.

tint


Past participle: tinted
Gerund: tinting

Imperative
tint
tint
Present
I tint
you tint
he/she/it tints
we tint
you tint
they tint
Preterite
I tinted
you tinted
he/she/it tinted
we tinted
you tinted
they tinted
Present Continuous
I am tinting
you are tinting
he/she/it is tinting
we are tinting
you are tinting
they are tinting
Present Perfect
I have tinted
you have tinted
he/she/it has tinted
we have tinted
you have tinted
they have tinted
Past Continuous
I was tinting
you were tinting
he/she/it was tinting
we were tinting
you were tinting
they were tinting
Past Perfect
I had tinted
you had tinted
he/she/it had tinted
we had tinted
you had tinted
they had tinted
Future
I will tint
you will tint
he/she/it will tint
we will tint
you will tint
they will tint
Future Perfect
I will have tinted
you will have tinted
he/she/it will have tinted
we will have tinted
you will have tinted
they will have tinted
Future Continuous
I will be tinting
you will be tinting
he/she/it will be tinting
we will be tinting
you will be tinting
they will be tinting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tinting
you have been tinting
he/she/it has been tinting
we have been tinting
you have been tinting
they have been tinting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tinting
you will have been tinting
he/she/it will have been tinting
we will have been tinting
you will have been tinting
they will have been tinting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tinting
you had been tinting
he/she/it had been tinting
we had been tinting
you had been tinting
they had been tinting
Conditional
I would tint
you would tint
he/she/it would tint
we would tint
you would tint
they would tint
Past Conditional
I would have tinted
you would have tinted
he/she/it would have tinted
we would have tinted
you would have tinted
they would have tinted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tint - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another colortint - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
color, coloring, colouring, colour - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
mellowness - a soft shade of a color; "a mellowness of light and shade not attainable in marble"
richness - a strong deep vividness of hue; "the fire-light gave a richness of coloring to that side of the room"
tinge, undertone - a pale or subdued color
Verb1.tint - color lightlytint - color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"
henna - apply henna to one's hair; "She hennas her hair every month"
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
tincture - stain or tint with a color; "The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
complexion - give a certain color to; "The setting sun complexioned the hills"

tint

noun
1. shade, colour, tone, hue, cast Its large leaves often show a delicate purple tint.
2. dye, wash, stain, rinse, tinge, tincture You've had a tint on your hair.
3. hint, touch, trace, suggestion, shade, tinge His words had more than a tint of truth to them.
verb
1. dye, colour, stain, rinse, tinge, tincture Eyebrows can be tinted with the same dye.

tint

noun
1. The property by which the sense of vision can distinguish between objects, as a red apple and a green apple, that are very similar or identical in form and size:
2. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation:
3. The degree of vividness of a color, as when modified by the addition of black or white pigment:
verb
To impart color to:
Translations
لَوْن خَفيف، ظِل لَوْنييَصْبُغ بِلَوْن خَفيف
odstínsvětle tónovat
nuancetone
színez
lit-/blæbrigîilita, setja skol í hár
iekrāsotietonētnokrāsatonis
dať odtieň
hafif boyamakhafif renkton

tint

[tɪnt]
A. N (gen) → tono m, matiz m; (for hair) → tinte m
B. VTteñir, matizar
to tint sth blueteñir or matizar algo de azul
it's yellow tinted with redes amarillo matizado de rojo
to tint one's hairteñirse el pelo

tint

[ˈtɪnt]
n
(= slight colour) → teinte f
(= hair dye) → couleur f
vt
[+ hair] → teinter

tint

nTon m; (= product for hair)Tönung (→ smittel nt) f; tints of purpleVioletttöne pl
vt hairtönen

tint

[tɪnt]
1. n (gen) → sfumatura; (colour) → tinta; (for hair) → shampoo m inv colorante
2. vt (hair) → fare uno shampoo colorante a

tint

(tint) noun
a variety, or shade, of a colour.
verb
to colour slightly. She had her hair tinted red.

tint

n. tinte, colorante;
vt. teñir, colorar, dar color.
References in classic literature ?
Pontellier could not help wondering if there were not a little imagination responsible for its origin, for the rose tint had never faded from her friend's face.
Duncan's eyes followed the movement, and he perceived that the animal just mentioned was beautifully, though faintly, worked in blue tint, on the swarthy breast of the chief.
It is a dull yet lurid orange in some places, a sickly sulphur tint in others.
The picture of human life in the market-place, though its general tint was the sad gray, brown, or black of the English emigrants, was yet enlivened by some diversity of hue.
The horizon was of a fine golden tint, changing gradually into a pure apple green, and from that into the deep blue of the mid- heaven.
As its name imports, it is of an exceedingly rich, mottled tint, with a bestreaked snowy and golden ground, dotted with spots of the deepest crimson and purple.
A slight change in the tint of the skin and the color of his hair had metamorphosed him into the Spanish-looking fellow he then appeared; and as gracefulness of movement and gentlemanly manners had always been perfectly natural to him, he found no difficulty in playing the bold part he had adopted--that of a gentleman travelling with his domestic.
The building is wholly of wood, reddish brown in tint, a very pleasing color.
Each of these pretty homes had a garden in front fenced with white palings and opulently stocked with hollyhocks, marigolds, touch-me-nots, prince's-feathers, and other old-fashioned flowers; while on the windowsills of the houses stood wooden boxes containing moss rose plants and terra-cotta pots in which grew a breed of geranium whose spread of intensely red blossoms accented the prevailing pink tint of the rose-clad house-front like an explosion of flame.
They woke, they kindled: first, they glowed in the bright tint of her cheek, which till this hour I had never seen but pale and bloodless; then they shone in the liquid lustre of her eyes, which had suddenly acquired a beauty more singular than that of Miss Temple's--a beauty neither of fine colour nor long eyelash, nor pencilled brow, but of meaning, of movement, of radiance.
Then the green things began to show buds and the buds began to unfurl and show color, every shade of blue, every shade of purple, every tint and hue of crimson.
Her complexion partook of the pure monotony of tint which characterized her hair -- it was of the same soft, warm, creamy fairness all over, without a tinge of color in the cheeks, except on occasions of unusual bodily exertion or sudden mental disturbance.