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Definitions of paint:

  • noun:   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
  • noun:   makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
  • noun:   (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
    Example: "He dominates play in the paint"
  • verb:   apply paint to; coat with paint
    Example: "We painted the rooms yellow"
  • verb:   apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
  • verb:   make a painting of
    Example: "He painted his mistress many times"
  • verb:   make a painting
    Example: "He painted all day in the garden"


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