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Definition 1: a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where tint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted

Synonyms for tint in the sense of this definition

(tint is a kind of ...) a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect

"a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"

(... is a kind of tint ) a soft shade of a color

"a mellowness of light and shade not attainable in marble"

(... is a kind of tint ) a strong deep vividness of hue

"the fire-light gave a richness of coloring to that side of the room"

(... is a kind of tint ) a pale or subdued color

Definition 2: a just detectable amount - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where tint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • a hint mockery in her manner
  • a tint of glamour

Synonyms for tint in the sense of this definition

(tint is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

(... is a kind of tint ) a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger

"a spark of interest" "a spark of decency"

Definition 3: a dye for coloring the hair - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for tint in the sense of this definition

(tint is a kind of ...) a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

(... is a kind of tint ) a reddish brown dye used especially on hair

(... is a kind of tint ) a liquid preparation used on wet hair to give it a tint

Definition 4: color lightly - [verb of change]

Samples where tint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her greying hair was tinged blond
  • the leaves were tinged red in November

Synonyms for tint in the sense of this definition

(tint is a kind of ...) add color to

"The child colored the drawings" "Fall colored the trees" "colorize black and white film"

(... is a kind of tint ) apply henna to one's hair

"She hennas her hair every month"

(... is a kind of tint ) stain or tinge with a slight amount of a color

"The sky was tinctured red"

(... is a kind of tint ) give a certain color to

"The setting sun complexioned the hills"

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