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To become a different color

blacken

verb

to become black, or to make something become black

bleach

verb

to gradually lose color, for example because of being in the sun

bleed

verb

if the color in clothing, paper, etc. bleeds, it accidentally spreads

brighten

verb

to start to have more color or light

change

verb

to become a different color

deepen

verb

if a color deepens, it becomes darker

fade

verb

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

gray

verb

to become gray in color

lighten

verb

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

mellow

verb

if colors mellow, or if something mellows them, they become softer, warmer, and less bright

pale

verb

to become lighter in color

redden

verb

to become red, or to make something become red

run

verb

if a piece of clothing or a color runs, the color spreads when you wash it

tarnish

verb

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

turn

verb

to change and become another color

whiten

verb

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

yellow

verb

to become less white and more yellow, for example because of age or damage by the sun

discolor

verb

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