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

2 senses of matte

Sense 1
matte -- (a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted)
       => mixture -- ((chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding))

Sense 2
flatness, lusterlessness, lustrelessness, mat, matt, matte -- (the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss)
       => dullness -- (a lack of visual brightness; "the brightness of the orange sky was reflected in the dullness of the orange sea")

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

1 sense of matte

Sense 1
felt, felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte up, matte, mat -- (change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes")
       => 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 matte

1 sense of matte

Sense 1
flat, mat, matt, matte, matted -- (not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish")

INDIRECT (VIA dull) -> bright -- (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room")

Similarity of adj matte

1 sense of matte

Sense 1
flat, mat, matt, matte, matted -- (not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish")
       => dull (vs. bright) -- (emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky")

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