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Noun tincture has 4 senses
  1. tincture - a substances that colors metals
    --1 is a kind of
    coloring material, colouring material, color, colour
    --1 has particulars: argent
    Derived forms: verb tincture2, verb tinge3
  2. trace, vestige, tincture, shadow - an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
    --2 is a kind of indication, indicant
    --2 has particulars: footprint
  3. shade, tint, tincture, tone - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
    --3 is a kind of color, colour, coloring, colouring
    --3 has particulars: undertone, tinge
    Derived form: verb tincture2
  4. tincture - (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
    --4 is a kind of
    medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug
    --4 has particulars: tincture of iodine, iodine; arnica
Verb tincture has 2 senses
  1. impregnate, infuse, instill, tincture - fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"
    --1 is one way to fill, fill up, make full
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. tincture - stain or tint with a color; "The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
    --2 is one way to
    tint, tinct, bepaint, tinge, touch
    Derived forms: noun tincture1, noun tincture3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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