Antonyms of noun color

1 of 8 senses of color

Sense 1
color, colour, coloring, colouring -- (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")
       Antonym of colorlessness (Sense 1)
      => colorlessness, colourlessness, achromatism, achromaticity -- (the visual property of being without chromatic color)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun color

8 senses of color

Sense 1
color, colour, coloring, colouring -- (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")
       => visual property -- (an attribute of vision)

Sense 2
color, colour, vividness -- (interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness")
       => interest, interestingness -- (the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.); "they said nothing of great interest"; "primary colors can add interest to a room")

Sense 3
color, colour, coloration, colouration -- (the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music")
       => timbre, timber, quality, tone -- ((music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet")

Sense 4
color, colour, people of color, people of colour -- (a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks))
       => race -- (people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings")

Sense 5
semblance, gloss, color, colour -- (an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color")
       => appearance, visual aspect -- (outward or visible aspect of a person or thing)

Sense 6
coloring material, colouring material, color, colour -- (any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim")
       => material, stuff -- (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread")

Sense 7
color, colour -- ((physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors")
       => kind, sort, form, variety -- (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?")

Sense 8
color, colour -- (the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation)
       => appearance, visual aspect -- (outward or visible aspect of a person or thing)

Antonyms of verb color

1 of 6 senses of color

Sense 1
color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in -- (add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film")
       Antonym of discolor (Sense 1)
      => discolor -- (lose color or turn colorless; "The painting discolored")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb color

6 senses of color

Sense 1
color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in -- (add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
tinge, color, colour, distort -- (affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life")
       => affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch -- (have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")

Sense 3
color, colour -- (modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures")
       => influence, act upon, work -- (have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate")

Sense 4
color, colour, emblazon -- (decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones")
       => decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")

Sense 5
color, colour, gloss -- (give a deceptive explanation or excuse for; "color a lie")
       => apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise -- (defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; "rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior"; "he rationalized his lack of success")

Sense 6
discolor, discolour, colour, color -- (change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Antonyms of adj color

1 sense of color

Sense 1
color (vs. black-and-white), colour -- (having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations")

black-and-white (vs. color), black and white(predicate) -- (not having or not capable of producing colors; "black-and-white film"; "a black-and-white TV"; "the movie was in black and white")

Similarity of adj color

1 sense of color

Sense 1
color (vs. black-and-white), colour -- (having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations")

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