Antonyms
Etymology

1. colour

adjective. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] having or capable of producing colors.

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

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2. colour

verb. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] affect as in thought or feeling.

Synonyms

  • impact
  • touch on
  • touch
  • affect
  • bear upon
  • color
  • tinge
  • distort

Antonyms

  • qualify
  • denaturalize
  • empty
  • cause to sleep

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

3. colour

verb. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] decorate with colors.

Synonyms

  • decorate
  • grace
  • ornament
  • emblazon
  • embellish
  • adorn
  • color
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • complicate
  • hydrogenate
  • unscramble
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

4. colour

noun. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction.

Synonyms

  • sort
  • color
  • kind
  • form

Antonyms

  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen
  • thin

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

5. colour

noun. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] interest and variety and intensity.

Synonyms

  • colourful
  • colorless
  • colourless
  • interestingness
  • color
  • interest
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • uninterestingness
  • colorful
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

6. colour

noun. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation.

Synonyms

  • appearance
  • visual aspect

Antonyms

  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

7. colour

verb. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] give a deceptive explanation or excuse for.

Synonyms

  • justify
  • rationalise
  • rationalize
  • apologise
  • gloss
  • color
  • excuse

Antonyms

  • detransitivize
  • awaken
  • deoxidize
  • nationalize

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

8. colour

verb. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] modify or bias.

Synonyms

  • work
  • act upon
  • color

Antonyms

  • clarify
  • focus
  • rejuvenate
  • personalize

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

9. colour

noun. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] any material used for its color.

Synonyms

  • stuff
  • tincture
  • dye
  • pigment
  • stain
  • coloring material
  • paint
  • mordant
  • material
  • color
  • colouring material
  • dyestuff
  • hematochrome

Antonyms

  • brighten
  • occidentalize
  • inactivate
  • de-iodinate

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

10. colour

verb. ['ˈkʌlɝ'] change color, often in an undesired manner.

Synonyms

  • blench
  • discolor
  • tan
  • yellow
  • melanize
  • white
  • color
  • gray
  • dye
  • blacken
  • blush
  • grey
  • change
  • silver
  • discolour
  • flush
  • blanch
  • burn
  • crimson
  • pale
  • nigrify
  • redden
  • melanise
  • blue
  • purple
  • green
  • black
  • tone
  • sunburn
  • turn
  • whiten

Antonyms

  • stay
  • whiten
  • dry
  • cool

Etymology

  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • colur (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word colour


1. Noun, singular or mass
Look at the colour of the inside of the egg each time you candle.

2. Adjective
If you are going to a party in your honour of your long-wedded bliss, figure out what colour schemes or theme will be used.

3. Noun, plural
You can use pencil crayons to softly colour in the squares without blurring the writing.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Use the applicator bottle to squeeze the hair colour all over dry, unwashed hair.

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