Textual thesaurus for "colour"

(adj) color

having or capable of producing colors

color film; he rented a color television; marvelous color illustrations

(noun) color

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

(noun) gloss, semblance, color

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

(noun) color, coloring, colouring

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

(noun) color, coloration, colouration

the timbre of a musical sound

the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music

(noun) vividness, color

interest and variety and intensity

the Puritan Period was lacking in color; the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

(noun) color

(physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction

each flavor of quarks comes in three colors

(noun) people of color, people of colour, color

a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

(noun) color, coloring material, colouring material

any material used for its color

she used a different color for the trim

(verb) color, discolor, discolour

change color, often in an undesired manner

The shirts discolored

(verb) color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize

add color to

The child colored the drawings; Fall colored the trees; colorize black and white film

(verb) distort, tinge, color

affect as in thought or feeling

My personal feelings color my judgment in this case; The sadness tinged his life

(verb) color, gloss

give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

color a lie

(verb) color, emblazon

decorate with colors

color the walls with paint in warm tones

(verb) color

modify or bias

His political ideas color his lectures