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'color' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'color'
1. having or capable of producing colors
color film
he rented a color television
marvelous color illustrations

'color' - used as a noun
2. 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
3. interest and variety and intensity
the Puritan Period was lacking in color
4. the timbre of a musical sound
the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
5. a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
6. an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
the situation soon took on a different color
7. any material used for its color
she used a different color for the trim
8. (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
9. the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation

'color' - used as a verb
10. add color to
The child colored the drawings
Fall colored the trees
11. affect as in thought or feeling
My personal feelings color my judgment in this case
12. modify or bias
His political ideas color his lectures
13. decorate with colors
color the walls with paint in warm tones
14. gloss or excuse
color a lie
15. change color, often in an undesired manner

derived forms
1. Color / Plural
colors
2. Color / Past
colored
3. Color / Third Person
colors
4. Color / Present Participle
coloring
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Variations of 'color'
 
Antonym
  • black-and-white
  • colorlessness
  • discolor
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