paint

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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Pigment]
Syn. coloring material, chroma, chlorophyll; see color 1 .
Paints and colorings include --- artist's materials: oil, acrylic, pastel, gouache, crayon, charcoal, watercolor, ink, pencil, showcard color, tempera; architectural finishes: polyurethane, latex, alkyd, enamel, varnish, calcimine, casein paint, stain, wood stain, waterproofing stain, oil, wax, whitewash, tempera, fresco, encaustic, anticorrosion paint, antifouling paint, metallic paint, fireproof paint, cellulose paint, luminous paint, house paint, barn paint, inside paint, outside paint, wall paint, floor paint, ceiling paint, trim paint, flat paint, white lead, linseed oil paint.
2. [*Makeup]
Syn. cosmetics, tint, rouge; see cosmetic , makeup 1 .
3. [Covering]
Syn. overlay, varnish, veneer; see cover 2 .
v.
1. [To represent by painting]
Syn. draw, portray, paint in oils, sketch, outline, picture, depict, delineate, draft, catch a likeness, limn, design, shade, tint, compose, apply pigment, fresco, wash; see also draw 2 .
2. [To protect, or decorate by painting]
Syn. coat, decorate, apply, brush, tint, touch up, stipple, ornament, gloss over, swab, daub, slap on, (use an) airbrush; see also cover 1 , spread 4 .
3. [*To apply cosmetics]
Syn. cosmeticize, rouge, powder; see make up 6 .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
pigment, dye, coloring, tint, oil paint, latex paint, acrylic, enamel, stain, varnish, primer.
II
v.
coat, color, tint, daub, dye, brush on, stipple, wash, stain, varnish, prime.

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