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Definition of 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.
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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