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

4 senses of tincture

Sense 1
tincture -- (a substances that colors metals)
       => coloring material, colouring material, color, colour -- (any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim")

Sense 2
trace, vestige, tincture, shadow -- (an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension")
       => indication, indicant -- (something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease")

Sense 3
shade, tint, tincture, tone -- (a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted")
       => 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")

Sense 4
tincture -- ((pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution)
       => medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug -- ((medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease)

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

2 senses of tincture

Sense 1
impregnate, infuse, instill, tincture -- (fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

Sense 2
tincture -- (stain or tint with a color; "The leaves were tinctured with a bright red")
       => tint, tinct, tinge, touch -- (color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November")

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