Paint vs. Dye

Paint vs. Dye — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Paint and Dye

Paintnoun

A liquid mixture, usually of a solid pigment in a liquid vehicle, used as a decorative or protective coating.

Dyenoun

A substance used to color materials. Also called dyestuff.

Paintnoun

The thin dry film formed by such a mixture when applied to a surface.

Dyenoun

A color imparted by dyeing.

Paintnoun

The solid pigment before it is mixed with a vehicle.

Dyeverb

To color (a material), especially by soaking in a coloring solution.

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Paintnoun

A cosmetic, such as rouge, that is used to give color to the face; makeup.

Dyeverb

To take on or impart color.

Paintnoun

(Basketball) The free throw lane.

Dyenoun

A colourant, especially one that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is applied.

Paintnoun

A Paint horse.

Dyenoun

Any hue, color, or blee.

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Paintnoun

(Slang) The face cards in a deck of cards

I haven't seen any paint for the last ten hands.

Dyeverb

(transitive) To colour with dye, or as if with dye.

Paintverb

To make (a picture) with paints.

Dyenoun

a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

Paintverb

To represent in a picture with paints.

Dyeverb

color with dye;

Please dye these shoes

Paintverb

To depict vividly in words.

Paintverb

To coat or decorate with paint

paint a house.

Paintverb

To apply cosmetics to.

Paintverb

To apply medicine to; swab

paint a wound.

Paintverb

To shine a laser beam on, especially in order to designate a target for laser-guided munitions.

Paintverb

To practice the art of painting pictures.

Paintverb

To cover something with paint.

Paintverb

To apply cosmetics to oneself

"Let her paint an inch thick, to this favor she must come" (Shakespeare).

Paintverb

To serve as a surface to be coated with paint

These nonporous surfaces paint badly with a brush.

Paintnoun

A substance that is applied as a liquid or paste, and dries into a solid coating that protects or adds color/colour to an object or surface to which it has been applied.

Paintnoun

(in the plural) A set of containers or blocks of paint of different colors/colours, used for painting pictures.

Paintnoun

The free-throw lane, construed with the.

The Nimrods are strong on the outside, but not very good in the paint.

Paintnoun

Paintballs.

I am running low on paint for my marker.

Paintnoun

A face card (king, queen, or jack).

Paintnoun

Graphics drawn using an input device, not scanned or generated.

Paintnoun

Makeup.

Paintverb

(transitive) To apply paint to.

Paintverb

(transitive) To apply in the manner that paint is applied.

Paintverb

(transitive) To cover (something) with spots of colour, like paint.

Paintverb

(transitive) To create (an image) with paints.

to paint a portrait or a landscape

Paintverb

(intransitive) To practise the art of painting pictures.

I've been painting since I was a young child.

Paintverb

To draw an element in a graphical user interface.

Paintverb

To depict or portray.

She sued the author of the biography, claiming it painted her as a duplicitous fraud.

Paintverb

(intransitive) To color one's face by way of beautifying it.

Paintverb

To direct a radar beam toward.

Paintnoun

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

Paintnoun

(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 keyhe dominates play in the paint

Paintnoun

makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

Paintverb

make a painting;

he painted all day in the gardenHe painted a painting of the garden

Paintverb

apply paint to; coat with paint;

We painted the rooms yellow

Paintverb

make a painting of;

He painted his mistress many times

Paintverb

apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil