Synonyms for paint

Synonyms for (noun) paint

Synonyms: paint, pigment

Definition: a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating

Usage: artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably

Similar words: coat, coating

Definition: a thin layer covering something

Usage: a second coat of paint


Similar words: color, coloring material, colour, colouring material

Definition: any material used for its color

Usage: she used a different color for the trim


Synonyms: rouge, blusher, paint

Definition: makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

Similar words: make-up, makeup, war paint

Definition: cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance


Synonyms: paint, key

Definition: (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court

Usage: he hit a jump shot from the top of the key; he dominates play in the paint

Similar words: space

Definition: an area reserved for some particular purpose

Usage: the laboratory's floor space

Synonyms for (verb) paint

Synonyms: paint

Definition: apply paint to; coat with paint

Usage: We painted the rooms yellow

Similar words: surface, coat

Definition: put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

Usage: coat the cake with chocolate


Synonyms: paint

Definition: apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil

Similar words: cover

Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers


Synonyms: paint

Definition: make a painting of

Usage: He painted his mistress many times

Similar words: represent, interpret

Definition: create an image or likeness of

Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl


Synonyms: paint

Definition: make a painting

Usage: he painted all day in the garden; He painted a painting of the garden

Similar words: create

Definition: pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity

Usage: Don't disturb him--he is creating