Synonyms for brown

Synonyms for (noun) brown

Synonyms: Brown, Brown University

Definition: a university in Rhode Island

Similar words: university

Definition: establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

Synonyms: brown, brownness

Definition: an orange of low brightness and saturation

Similar words: spectral color, spectral colour, chromatic color, chromatic colour

Definition: a color that has hue

Synonyms: Brown, John Brown

Definition: abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)

Similar words: abolitionist, emancipationist

Definition: a reformer who favors abolishing slavery

Synonyms: Brown, Robert Brown

Definition: Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)

Similar words: botanist, phytologist, plant scientist

Definition: a biologist specializing in the study of plants

Synonyms for (verb) brown

Synonyms: embrown, brown

Definition: make brown in color

Usage: the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard

Similar words: color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize

Definition: add color to

Usage: The child colored the drawings; Fall colored the trees; colorize black and white film

Synonyms: brown

Definition: fry in a pan until it changes color

Usage: brown the meat in the pan

Similar words: cook

Definition: transform and make suitable for consumption by heating

Usage: These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes

Synonyms for (adj) brown

Synonyms: brown, browned

Definition: (of skin) deeply suntanned

Similar words: brunet, brunette

Definition: marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes

Usage: a brunette beauty

Synonyms: brown, brownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brown

Definition: of a color similar to that of wood or earth

Similar words: chromatic

Definition: being or having or characterized by hue

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