Synonyms of colour in English:

colour


See definition of colour

noun

1‘the lights flickered and changed colour’

SYNONYMS
hue, shade, tint, tone, tinge, cast, tincture

2‘eight tubes of oil colour’

SYNONYMS
paint, pigment, colourant, coloration, dye, stain, tint, wash

3‘add colour to her cheeks’

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redness, pinkness, rosiness, reddening, ruddiness, blush, flush, high colour, glow, bloom
ANTONYMS

pallor

4‘people of every colour, creed, and race’

SYNONYMS
skin colour, skin colouring, skin tone, complexion, colouring, pigmentation
race, ethnic group, stock

5‘the anecdotes and examples were chosen to add colour to strictly academic material’

SYNONYMS
vividness, life, liveliness, vivacity, vitality, animation, excitement, interest, fascination, richness, zest, verve, spice, spiciness, bite, piquancy, sparkle, impact, vigour, vigorousness, force, forcefulness, point
informal oomph, pizzazz, zing, zip, zap, punch, kick
literary salt

6‘woods were unjustifiably disafforested under colour of the Statute of 1327’

SYNONYMS
the pretext, the cloak, the mask, the pretence, the outward appearance, the guise, a false show, a show, a front, a facade, a semblance
on the excuse of

7colours‘Lynn runs in the colours of the Oxford City club’

SYNONYMS
strip, kit, uniform, costume, livery, insignia, regalia
badge, ribbon, rosette, emblem

8colours‘the regimental colours’

SYNONYMS
flag, standard, banner, pennant, pennon, streamer, ensign, banderole
British pendant
burgee
vexillum
rare gonfalon, guidon, labarum

verb

1‘the wood was coloured with a penetrating dye’

SYNONYMS
tint, dye, tinge, shade, pigment, stain, colour-wash, colour in, paint

2‘she coloured up with embarrassment’

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blush, redden, go pink, go red, turn crimson, turn red, turn scarlet, flush, crimson
ANTONYMS

pale

3‘the experiences had coloured her whole existence’

SYNONYMS
influence, affect, slant, taint, pervert, warp, twist, skew, distort, bias, prejudice, poison

4‘witnesses might colour evidence to make a story saleable’

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exaggerate, overstate, overdraw, overdo, embroider, embellish, dramatize, enhance, varnish
falsify, give a false account of, misrepresent, misreport, disguise, fudge, garble, distort, manipulate, quote out of context, take out of context, bend, put a spin on, massage, strain