meaning of paint

1. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to paint a house, a signboard, etc.
Fig. : To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with colors; to diversify with colors.
To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.
Fig. : To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict.
To practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints well.
To color ones face by way of beautifying it.
A pigment or coloring substance.
The same prepared with a vehicle, as oil, water with gum, or the like, for application to a surface.
A cosmetic; rouge.
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

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