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
Synonyms: key

"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
Synonyms: blusher rouge
Related terms: makeup blush
Similar spelling:   pant