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

3 senses of paint

Sense 1
paint, pigment -- (a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably")
       => coating, coat -- (a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint")
       => coloring material, colouring material, color, colour -- (any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim")

Sense 2
key, paint -- ((basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint")
       => space -- (an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space")

Sense 3
rouge, paint, blusher -- (makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks)
       => makeup, make-up, war paint -- (cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance)

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

4 senses of paint

Sense 1
paint -- (make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden")
       => create -- (pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity; "Don't disturb him--he is creating")

Sense 2
paint -- (apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow")
       => coat, surface -- (put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate")

Sense 3
paint -- (make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times")
       => represent, interpret -- (create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl")

Sense 4
paint -- (apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil)
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

2019, Cloud WordNet Browser