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English noun: tint

1. tint (attribute) a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color

SamplesAfter several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted.

Synonymsshade, tincture, tone

Broader (hypernym)color, coloring, colour, colouring

Narrower (hyponym)mellowness, richness, tinge, undertone

English verb: tint

1. tint (change) color lightly

SamplesHer greying hair was tinged blond.
The leaves were tinged red in November.

Synonymstinct, tinge, touch

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize

Narrower (hyponym)complexion, henna, tincture

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