|1.||[ verb ] (fine art) make a painting|
"he painted all day in the garden" "He painted a painting of the garden"
|Related terms:||create shade fingerpaint charge fresco bodypaint distemper stipple stipple color watercolor finger-paint art painting painting|
|2.||[ verb ] apply paint to; coat with paint|
"We painted the rooms yellow"
|Related terms:||coat airbrush grain prime repaint painting|
|3.||[ verb ] (fine art) make a painting of|
: "He painted his mistress many times"
|Related terms:||represent repaint art painting painting|
|4.||[ noun ] (color) 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|
|Related terms:||coating coloring_material distemper encaustic enamel house_paint coat_of_paint finger_paint semigloss varnish water-base_paint spray_paint acrylic oil_paint pigment|
|5.||[ verb ] apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil|
|Related terms:||cover repaint|
|6.||[ 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|
"he hit a jump shot from the top of the key" "he dominates play in the paint"
|Related terms:||space basketball_court foul_line basketball|
|7.||[ noun ] makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks|
|Related terms:||makeup blush|