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1. shade, tincture, tint, tone

a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color

Example Sentences:
'after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted'


2. tinct, tinge, tint, touch

color lightly

Example Sentences:
'her greying hair was tinged blond'
'the leaves were tinged red in November'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of tint
a shade of a colour, esp a pale one
a colour that is softened or desaturated by the addition of white
a tinge
a semipermanent dye for the hair
a trace or hint
a tint of jealousy in his voice
6. engraving
uniform shading, produced esp by hatching
7. printing
a panel of colour serving as a background to letters or other matter
8. (transitive)
to colour or tinge
9. (transitive)
to change or influence slightly
his answer was tinted by his prior knowledge
10. (intransitive)
to acquire a tint

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see synonyms of tint
a delicate or pale color or hue; tinge
a color or a shading of a color; esp., a gradation of a color with reference to its mixture with white
a dye for the hair
4.  Engraving
an even shading produced by fine parallel lines
5.  Printing
a light-colored background, as for an illustration
verb transitive
to give a tint to

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of tint
1. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation.
2. A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
3. A barely detectable amount or degree; a trace.
4. A shaded effect in engraving produced by fine, close, parallel lines.
5. Printing A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
6. A dye for the hair.
tr. & intr.v. tint·ed, tint·ing, tints
To give a tint to or take on a tint.

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