Definitions of paint

  1. To practise painting; to lay colours on the face.
  2. To apply paint to; color; make ( a picture or pictures) in colors.
  3. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to paint a house, a signboard, etc.
  4. Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with colors; to diversify with colors.
  5. 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.
  6. Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict.
  7. To practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints well.
  8. To color one's face by way of beautifying it.
  9. To portray in colors; as, to paint a portrait; to describe; as, to paint the joys of heaven; coat or cover with color; as, to paint a house.
  10. To color: to represent in colors: to describe.
  11. To color; depict in colors.
  12. To practice the art of making pictures with color; to use artificial color on the face.
  13. To practice painting: to lay colors on the face.
  14. To practise painting.
  15. apply paint to; coat with paint; " We painted the rooms yellow"
  16. apply a liquid to; e. g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
  17. make a painting of; " He painted his mistress many times"
  18. To form a likeness in colours; to cover or besmear with colour; to represent by colours or images; to picture or describe.
  19. To represent by colours or images; to cover with a colour or colours; to represent to the mind; to describe; to lay colours on the face.
  20. makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
  21. 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
  22. ( 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 key"; " he dominates play in the paint"
  23. A pigment or coloring substance.
  24. The same prepared with a vehicle, as oil, water with gum, or the like, for application to a surface.
  25. A cosmetic; rouge.
  26. A coloring substance.
  27. A coloring substance to be applied to any surface.
  28. A substance used in painting; rouge.
  29. A colouring substance; a pigment.