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paint

 
Noun paint has 3 senses
  1. paint - a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    --1 is a kind of
    coating, coat; coloring material, colouring material, color, colour
    --1 has substance: pigment
    --1 has particulars:
     acrylic, acrylic paint; coat of paint; distemper; enamel; encaustic; finger paint, fingerpaint; house paint, housepaint; oil paint; semigloss; spray paint; varnish; water-base paint
    Derived forms: verb paint4, verb paint3, verb paint2, verb paint1
  2. key, paint - (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"
    --2 is a kind of space
    --2 is a part of basketball court
    --2 has parts: foul line
  3. rouge, paint, blusher - makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    --3 is a kind of makeup, make-up, war paint
Verb paint has 4 senses
  1. paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
    --1 is one way to
    create
    Derived forms: noun paint1, noun painter1, noun painting1, noun painting2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue paint
  2. paint - apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow"
    --2 is one way to
    coat, surface
    Derived forms: noun paint1, noun painter2, noun painting3, noun painting4
    Sample sentence:
    They want to paint the doors
  3. paint - make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times"
    --3 is one way to
    represent, interpret
    Derived forms: noun paint1, noun painter1, noun painting1, noun painting2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot paint Sue
  4. paint - apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
    --4 is one way to
    cover
    Derived forms: noun paint1, noun painting3
    Sample sentence:
    The men paint the boat
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