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1. dye

verb. ['ˈdaɪ'] color with dye.

Synonyms

  • bronze
  • impress
  • colour
  • hand-dye
  • discolor
  • stain
  • double dye
  • deep-dye
  • yarn-dye
  • piece-dye
  • color
  • fast dye

Antonyms

  • blacken
  • stay
  • whiten
  • colorless

Etymology

  • deie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Dye

  • adl-tabatabai
  • dwi
  • oversupply
  • standby
  • semidry
  • resupply
  • private-eye
  • misapply
  • isty
  • drip-dry
  • cspi
  • whereby
  • underly
  • underlie
  • overfly
  • mistry
  • mcfly
  • lxi
  • drive-by
  • comply
  • versailles
  • thereby
  • switaj
  • supply
  • sundai
  • sri
  • shanghai
  • sci
  • retry
  • reply

How do you pronounce dye?

Pronounce dye as daɪ.

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Sentences with dye


1. Noun, singular or mass
If it is too dark, add more water, if it is too light add more dye.

2. Verb, base form
You can even dye the white chocolate first with red or pink food coloring.

3. Adjective
Spotcheck is the Magnaflux brand for dye penetration.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cotton fibers also dye very well, offering vibrantly colored yarn.

Quotes about dye


1. Hope and reality lie in inverse proportions, inside the walls of a hospital... Doubt is like dye. Once is spreads into the fabric of excuses you've woven, you'll never get rid of the stain.
- Jodi Picoult, Lone Wolf

2. piece-dye

verb. dye after weaving.

3. dye-works

noun. a workshop where dyeing is done.

Synonyms

  • workshop

Antonyms

  • sell

4. hand-dye

verb. dye by hand.

Synonyms

  • dye
  • batik

5. yarn-dye

verb. dye (fabric) before it is spun.

Synonyms

  • dye

6. deep-dye

verb. dye thoroughly.

7. tie-dye

verb. dye after knotting the fabric to produce an irregular pattern.

8. how-dye-do

noun. an awkward situation.

Synonyms

  • how-do-you-do

Antonyms

  • disequilibrium
  • acceptance

9. dye

noun. ['ˈdaɪ'] a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair.

Synonyms

  • basic color
  • bromthymol blue
  • vat dye
  • colour
  • cyanine dye
  • coloring material
  • radiopaque dye
  • Kendal green
  • sugar of lead
  • fluorescein
  • alizarin yellow
  • quercitron
  • saffranine
  • color
  • dyestuff
  • safranine
  • azo dye
  • cudbear
  • fluorescent dye
  • substantive dye
  • cochineal
  • direct dye
  • orchil
  • vat color
  • fluorochrome
  • colouring material
  • indigotin
  • blueing
  • lead acetate
  • resorcinolphthalein
  • fluoresceine
  • basic colour
  • aniline dye
  • basic dye
  • blue
  • hair coloring
  • bromothymol blue
  • safranin
  • tetrabromo-phenolsulfonephthalein
  • woad
  • acid dye
  • lac dye
  • Tyrian purple
  • chromophore
  • anil
  • indigo
  • bromphenol blue
  • archil
  • hair dye
  • bluing
  • Kendal

Antonyms

  • chromatic color
  • uncolored
  • colored
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • deie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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