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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. food

noun. ['ˈfuːd'] any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue.

Synonyms

  • soul food
  • micronutrient
  • comfort food
  • manna
  • comestible
  • beverage
  • provisions
  • chyme
  • feed
  • alimentation
  • fare
  • water
  • vitellus
  • aliment
  • commissariat
  • miraculous food
  • yolk
  • manna from heaven
  • nutrient
  • medium
  • pabulum
  • drinkable
  • solid food
  • provender
  • potable
  • sustenance
  • substance
  • drink
  • victuals
  • viands
  • victual
  • edible
  • eatable
  • nutrition
  • food product
  • foodstuff
  • nutriment
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • tough
  • indigestible
  • inedible
  • breastfeed

Etymology

  • fode (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. food

noun. ['ˈfuːd'] any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment.

Synonyms

  • junk food
  • fresh foods
  • baked goods
  • coconut meat
  • pasta
  • slop
  • breakfast food
  • loaf
  • leftovers
  • nutrient
  • dika bread
  • meat
  • green groceries
  • fish
  • yogurt
  • solid food
  • convenience food
  • solid
  • butter
  • green goods
  • health food
  • chocolate
  • yoghourt
  • cheese
  • seafood
  • produce
  • yoghurt
  • alimentary paste
  • coconut
  • fresh food

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • soft water
  • fresh water
  • hard water

Etymology

  • fode (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. food

noun. ['ˈfuːd'] anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking.

Synonyms

  • pabulum
  • mental object
  • intellectual nourishment
  • cognitive content
  • food for thought

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • stand still
  • ebb
  • abstain

Etymology

  • fode (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word food-colour


1. Noun Phrase
Drop in a small amount of food colouring if you want to.

2. Noun Phrase
Add two to three drops of food colouring and mix with a wooden spoon.

3. Noun Phrase
Remember that once you like the colour itself, you can make it darker or lighter by controlling how much food colouring you add to the icing.

4. Noun Phrase
Add a dash of food colouring to icing for a simple way of turning cupcakes pink or blue, or buy a full-size, professionally-made cake to form a centrepiece for the table.

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