Synonyms of paint in English:

paint


See definition of paint

noun

1

SYNONYMS

colouring, colourant, tint, dye, stain, pigment, wash, colour

varnish


verb

1‘simply paint the ceiling’

SYNONYMS

colour, apply paint to, decorate, tint, dye, stain, distemper, whitewash, emulsion, gloss, spray, spray-paint, airbrush, roller, coat, cover

2‘soldiers arrested three men who had been painting slogans on a wall’

SYNONYMS

daub, smear, plaster, spray, spray-paint, airbrush

3‘he was twelve when Modigliani painted him’

SYNONYMS

portray, picture, paint a picture of, depict, delineate, draw, sketch, represent, catch, catch a likeness of

reproduce, illustrate, render

4‘you paint a very stark picture of the suffering’

SYNONYMS

tell, recount, narrate, set forth, set out, outline, sketch, detail, unfold, describe, depict, characterize, evoke, conjure up


Phrases

    paint the town red

      SYNONYMS

      celebrate, carouse, enjoy oneself, make merry, have a good time, have a wild time, party, have a party

      North American

      step out

      informal

      go out on the town, whoop it up, make whoopee, have a night on the tiles, live it up, have a ball, push the boat out

      dated

      go on a spree