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(noun, verb)


There are 7 meanings of the word Paint.

How to pronounce paint:


Paint - as a noun

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

Example: "Artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
coat6coating10color7coloring materialcolour8colouring material
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(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

Example: "He hit a jump shot from the top of the key"

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

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make-upmakeup14war paint
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Paint - as a verb

Make a painting

Example: "He painted all day in the garden"

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Apply paint to; coat with paint

Example: "We painted the rooms yellow"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Make a painting of

Example: "He painted his mistress many times"

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

Example Sentences

"She bought a can of blue paint for the bedroom."
"He spilled red paint on the white carpet."
"The walls need a fresh coat of paint."
"The artist mixed different colors of paint on his palette."
"Her favorite paint color is lavender."
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Word Game Points

Is PAINT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, paint is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

PAINT has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is PAINT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, paint is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
PAINT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is PAINT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, paint is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
PAINT has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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