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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.

Paint Quotations

Vincent Van Gogh Quote
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

Naturally, there are times when every woman likes to be flattered... to feel she is the most important thing in someone's world. Only a man can paint this picture.
Marilyn Monroe

If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Norman Vincent Peale

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Pablo Picasso

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.
Pablo Picasso
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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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