Color Synonyms and Antonyms
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Synonyms for Color
(Painting) The effect produced by the combination of light, shade, and color
A color applied under or seen through another color.
The aspect of color that includes consideration of its dominant wavelength and purity.
Dark shadows gathering at dusk: The characteristic related to the light frequency that appears in the color, for instance red, yellow, green, cyan, blue or magenta.
The quality or condition of being bright
To apply medicine to; swab:
Using the Technicolor process.
The quality or condition of being luminous
A light color; tint; tinge
The definition of a standard is something established as a rule, example or basis of comparison.
Having or exhibiting many colors.
A warm feeling, as of pleasure or well-being.
The quality of reflected light
Coloration in plants or animals due to the presence of pigment in the tissue
Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
Wear or erosion caused by a flow or falling of water, or by the action of waves The state or quality of being fresh.
Vitality is having the capacity to live and grow, or physical or mental energy or strength.
To give a tint to or take on a tint.
To overlay with a thin layer of gold
To decorate with a black enamel or lacquer.
A pigment, dye, etc. used to give color to something
The red or orange-red flag of the Abbey of Saint Denis in France, used as a standard by the early kings of France.
To state wrongly or falsely.
aposematic (Zoology, of a coloration or marking) That serves as a warning to predators, as of toxicity, especially falsely.
Producing a display of lustrous, rainbowlike colors: (Figuratively) Brightly coloured and continuously changing in pattern, as if in a kaleidoscope.
Covered with patches or spots of two colors, esp. with white and black
Done or decorated in several colors
Palette is defined as a thin wooden or plastic board where artists hold small amounts of each color of paint they're using.
External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
A discolored spot or mark The degree to which something is piquant, stimulating or exciting.
To add a gloss to (a text). To apply a lacquer to something or to give something a smooth, glossy finish.
To paint, draw, engrave, or apply in small points or dots rather than in lines or solid areas
Anything applied to impart color; pigment, dye, stain, etc.
The natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially of the face.
The state or quality of being brilliant, as:
(Physics) The amount of force or energy of heat, light, sound, electric current, etc. per unit area, volume, charge, etc.
Stimulating or exciting quality
Local color is defined as the characteristics and traits that make a location unique. (Countable) The result or product of being rich.
A false reason or motive put forth to hide the real one; excuse
To color (a material), especially by soaking in a coloring solution.
To treat (soil, for example) with chalk.
To adorn with a brightly colored surface.
To suffuse is to fill or spread over with a glow or color.
A deceptive outward appearance
To turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt.
Something resembling the flower of a plant:
A sudden feeling of excitement or exhilaration
Used in plural: banderole
Fabric used especially as a symbol. (Military, historical) A proposed but unadopted senior commissioned rank of the Royal Air Force equivalent to group captain.
A national flag displayed on ships and aircraft, often with the special insignia of a branch or unit of the armed forces. (Informal, archaic) a Jack Tar, a sailor
A long, narrow, triangular or swallow-tailed flag borne on a lance as an ensign, as formerly by knights and lancers Strips of paper or other material used as confetti.
The definition of disguise is something that hides the truth.
A deceptive outward appearance
A sculptured or molded likeness of the face
The definition of a masquerade is a fancy costume party where the guests wear masks, or to live or act in a false way.
A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
Semblance is having an outward appearance that resembles something desired, even if the reality doesn't match the appearance.
A display; a manifestation:
A piece of light fabric, as of net or gauze, worn, esp. by women, over the face or head or draped from a hat to conceal, protect, or enhance the face
Any attractive but superficial appearance or display
Something, as a novel or play, intended as an elaborate hoax or practical joke on the reader or audience
The definition of credibility is the quality of being trustworthy or believable.
The appearance of being true or real
To plunge briefly into a liquid, as in order to wet, coat, or saturate.
To make or become deeply or vividly red.
To cover with something that acts like a mantle; cover, envelop, or conceal:
To show to be false; contradict:
To bring something out of shape.
To turn from the true, natural, or right course
To distort, strain, or give a false interpretation of (a meaning, statement, etc.)
Wrest is to take something by force or with considerable difficulty.
To cover or coat with sugar
To varnish is to brush on a clear protective coating.
(Pejorative) To make over (an Asian, African, or person of another race, especially a woman) to look Caucasian.
allochromatic (Chemistry, physics, by extension) Having properties that are due to the presence of impurities, or to radiation damage
Relating to or characterized by coloration serving as natural camouflage.
Having a changeable luster.
The definition of chromatic is having colors, or a musical scale that includes half tones and full tones.
The definition of complementary is someone or something that completes or makes someone or something better.
The definition of gaudy is something that is bright and ornate, but overdone to the point of being tacky.
Of, having, or consisting of different or contrasting colors; many-colored
heterochromous (Botany) Having the central florets of a flower head of a different colour from those of the circumference.
Having elements of great variety or incongruity; heterogeneous:
Spotted or blotched with different shades or colors.
Showing a play of colors like that of the opal; iridescent
Patchy in color; splotched or piebald.
Marked with patches of white and another, usually dark, color; piebald or skewbald
The first in a group or series.
Formed by refraction of light through a prism, used especially of a spectrum of light. A broad well-defined band of color.
The definition of a rainbow is an arch in the sky made up of different colors that forms when the sun's rays are refracted by rain drops, or any display of different colors formed by the spectrum of light, or any display of vibrant or colorful things.
Spectrum is the range of colors of wavelength energy sent out from a light source when viewed through a prism.
To rid of color; render achromatic.
(US, photography, cinematography) To convert black and white media to color by digital post production (as is often done in digital photography and in video special effects).
To take the color out of, as by bleaching
To confuse or mix up (a quotation, story, message, etc.) unintentionally, as through inaccurate copying or poor radio transmission
To fill with color; dye; tinge
To cover or disguise the seriousness of (a mistake, offence etc.) by excuses and apologies. [from 17th c.]
Conveying colour, as opposed to shades of grey. (UK, Canada) Alternative spelling of . coloring The quality or state of being vivid.
Plural form of person of color
a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
any material used for its color
any material used for its color (UK, photography, cinematography) Alternative form of (to convert black and white media to color by digital post production). colorize To add colors to a black-and-white drawing, using colored drawing equipment. To colourise; to add colours to a black-and-white drawing, using coloured drawing equipment.
An ancient city of east-central Greece in eastern Boeotia. The Spartans defeated Athenian forces here (457 bc ).
A moderate yellow green; absinthe green. [First attested in the late 19 th century.]
(Uncountable) An orange-red dye obtained from this seed.
The Afroasiatic language of the Copts, derived from ancient Egyptian and attested from the 3d cent. a.d.: now used only in the ritual of the Coptic Church
fuchsine A dye (rosaniline hydrochloride or similar) usually a deep red or magenta colour.
A dye made from the plant. Any of a group of flowering plants in several genera of the taxonomic family , especially of the genus Malvaceae . Several species are edible by humans. Malva
A soft, powdery mineral, PbO, used in making rubber, glass, etc.; lead oxide
Any of a genus ( Myrtus) of plants of the myrtle family, with evergreen leaves, white or pinkish flowers, and dark, fragrant berries (Chemistry, countable) any alkyl or aryl derivative of this compound, PR 3 (where at least one R is not H)
Any of several plants of the genus Antirrhinum of the figwort family, especially A. majus, widely cultivated for its showy racemes of two-lipped, variously colored flowers.
tartrazine (Chemistry) A lemon- yellow azo dye used as a food colouring.
Any of several green earths or clays containing iron silicates, used as a green pigment by artists
A durable bluish-green pigment.
The way things seem to be
Glaze is defined as to put glass in a window, or to put on a glossy finish.
Chrome means to plate with a very hard metal.
To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
To decorate or improve by adding detail; ornament; adorn
The definition of adorn means to decorate or add beauty to a person or thing. (Intransitive) to be exposed to light
(Now Rare) To burn or heat with flame
To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
Any substance constituting or yielding a dye
(Sports) A flag that symbolizes the championship of a league, especially a professional baseball league. (Anatomy) The front part of the head, featuring the eyes, nose, and mouth and the surrounding area.
To be an improper or bad representative of
To turn the ends of something, usually thread, rope etc., in opposite directions, often using force.
Of several or many colors
Any of various pigments that are responsible for the dark color of the skin, hair, scales, feathers, and eyes of animals and are also found in plants, fungi, and bacteria. Melanins are polymers, often bound to proteins, and in the animal kingdom are built from compounds produced by the oxidation of the amino acid tyrosine.
To cause to appear pale and sickly:
To apply paint to (a surface) with hasty or crude strokes.
To mix (powdered pigments or colors) with water and size.
Antonyms for Color
Represent is defined as to express in words, symbolize or stand for.
To change in color as by fading, streaking, or staining (Countable) The result or product of being black. The characteristic of being blank.
Unnatural paleness, as of the face, associated with poor health, fear, etc. The characteristic of being drab. To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc) or lighten (hair).
To treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof
Being in writing or print:
Words Related to Color
The colour of the clear sky or the deep sea, between green and violet in the visible spectrum, and one of the primary additive colours for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and green from white light using magenta and cyan filters; or any colour resembling this.
The bright yellow color of gold
The definition of a tan is a yellowish-brownish color, or a darker shade of skin because of sun exposure or a solution used to turn hide into leather.
(Plural only) Gang insignia.
(Sports) A player who is available to replace another if the need arises, and who may or may not actually do so.
Something or somebody considered likely.
Enter is defined as to come in, put in or get in.
To set forth in words; state:
In a true manner; truly, truthfully, accurately, etc.
person-of-color (US, politically correct) A non- white person.
color-charge (Physics) In the Standard Model of particle physics, a property possessed by quarks, anti-quarks, and gluons that determine rules for how these particles may interact. There are three pairs of colors and anti-colors -- named red, green, and blue, and their corresponding anti-colors (e.g., anti-red). The terminology has nothing to do with visible color.
The difference in brightness, expressed in magnitudes, between views of a celestial object through two different colored filters. Colors defined this way are often used to indicate surface temperatures of stars, red being cooler than blue.
Any of a class of subatomic particles composed of a combination of two or more quarks or antiquarks. Quarks (and antiquarks) of different colors are held together in hadrons by the strong nuclear force. Hadrons include both baryons (composed of three quarks or three antiquarks) and mesons (composed of a quark and an antiquark). The combination of quark colors in a hadron must be neutral, for example, red and antired (as in a pion) or red, blue, and green (as in a proton).
An American descended from peoples of African origin having brown to black skin; an African American.
Brown is defined as a color made from mixing red, black and yellow, or something of that color.
Green growth or foliage, especially:
Orange is a color made by mixing red and yellow.
Any of a genus ( Dianthus) of annual and perennial plants of the pink family with white, pink, or red flowers, often clove-scented
(By extension) Imperial power, because the colour purple was worn by emperors and kings.
A nickname given to someone who has or had red hair.
Decorate is defined as to change or add something to make it more beautiful, or to give a medal to someone.
Corrupt means to destroy someone's honesty or hurt someone's morals.
To exert or have influence on; have an effect on the nature, behavior, development, action, or thought of
Yellow is a lemony color between orange and green on the spectrum. Synonym Study
suggests the presence of a small amount of color, usually diffused throughout white with a tinge of blue
refers to a gradation of a color with reference to its degree of whiteness and suggests a paleness or delicacy of color pastel tints In technical use,
refers to the distinctive property of a color that enables it to be assigned a position in the spectrum
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, often equivalent to color, may more specifically indicate a modification of a basic color a reddish hue
refers to any of the gradations of a color with reference to its degree of darkness a light shade of green
is the general term for the property of reflecting light of a particular wavelength, allowing the eye to distinguish red, orange, yellow, blue, etc.
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