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

2 senses of melanise

Sense 1
melanize, melanise -- (convert into, or infiltrate with melanin)
       => convert -- (change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid")

Sense 2
blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black -- (make or become black; "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened")
       => discolor, discolour, colour, color -- (change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored")

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