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Definition of Paint

Paint

  1. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to paint a house, a signboard, etc.
  2. Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with colors; to diversify with colors.
  3. To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.
  4. Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict.
  5. To practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints well.
  6. To color one's face by way of beautifying it.
  7. A pigment or coloring substance.
  8. The same prepared with a vehicle, as oil, water with gum, or the like, for application to a surface.
  9. A cosmetic; rouge.

Paint Quotations

What I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house.
Edward Hopper

A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
Charles Dudley Warner

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. - Vincent Van Gogh
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gogh

The technology keeps moving forward, which makes it easier for the artists to tell their stories and paint the pictures they want.
George Lucas

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.
Frida Kahlo
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Paint Translations

paint in Danish is male, farve
paint in Dutch is verven, kleuren, schilderen
paint in Finnish is maalata
paint in French is couleur, peignons, peindre, peins, peignez
paint in German is anmalen, malen, Farbe, malen, anstreichen, Farbe
paint in Italian is dipingere, tinta
paint in Portuguese is pintura
paint in Spanish is pintar, pintura
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