[noun] a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
Synonyms: colour, ing, colouring
[noun] interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"
Synonyms: colour, vividness
[noun] the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
Synonyms: colour, ation, colouration
[noun] a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
Synonyms: colour, people of people of colour
[noun] an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"
Synonyms: semblance, gloss, colour
[noun] any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
Synonyms: ing material, colouring material, colour
[noun] (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
[noun] the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
[verb] add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
Synonyms: ize, ise, colourise, colourize, colour, in, colour in
[verb] affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
Synonyms: tinge, colour, distort
[verb] modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"
[verb] decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"
Synonyms: colour, emblazon
[verb] gloss or excuse; "color a lie"
Synonyms: colour, gloss
[verb] change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
Synonyms: disdiscolour, colour
[adjective] having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations"
polychrome, polychromize, polychromise
purple, empurple, purpurate
mottle, streak, blotch
blush, crimson, flush, redden
pale, blanch, blench
blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black
heather mixture, heather
shade, tint, tincture, tone
chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour
achromatic color, achromatic colour
complexion, skin color, skin colour
nonsolid color, nonsolid colour, dithered color, dithered colour
color of law, colour of law
guise, pretense, pretence, pretext