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To change the colour of something - thesaurus

Synonyms

colour

verb

to add colour to something, or to make it a different colour

paint

verb

to put paint onto something to change its colour

dye

verb

to change the colour of something such as clothing or your hair using dye

brighten

verb

to give something more colour or light

bleach

verb

to remove the colour from something with a chemical or through the action of sunlight

fade

verb

if the colour of something fades, or if something fades it, it gradually becomes paler

lighten

verb

to become brighter or lighter in colour, or to make something brighter or lighter in colour

tint

verb

to put a small amount of a particular colour in something

pick out

to make something easy to see by painting or making it in a different colour from what surrounds it

colour

verb

to use pens, pencils, or crayons to add colour to a picture

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black

verb

to make something black by covering it with a black substance

blacken

verb

to become black, or to make something become black

block in

to completely cover a large area of something such as a painting with one colour

gild

verb

literary if light gilds something, it makes it look golden

redden

verb

to become red, or to make something become red

respray

verb

to change the colour of something, especially a car, by spraying new paint on it

tarnish

verb

if metal tarnishes, or if something tarnishes it, it starts to lose colour and become less shiny

whiten

verb

to become pale or white, or to make something pale or white

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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