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  1. [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

  2. [noun] interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"
    Synonyms: colour, vividness

  3. [noun] the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
    Synonyms: colour, ation, colouration

  4. [noun] a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    Synonyms: colour, people of people of colour

  5. [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

  6. [noun] any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
    Synonyms: ing material, colouring material, colour

  7. [noun] (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
    Synonyms: colour

  8. [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
    Synonyms: colour

  9. [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

  10. [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

  11. [verb] modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"
    Synonyms: colour

  12. [verb] decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"
    Synonyms: colour, emblazon

  13. [verb] gloss or excuse; "color a lie"
    Synonyms: colour, gloss

  14. [verb] change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
    Synonyms: disdiscolour, colour

  15. [adjective] having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations"
    Synonyms: colour


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