Synonyms of stain in English:

stain


See definition of stain

verb

1‘her clothing was stained with blood’

SYNONYMS
discolour, blemish, soil, mark, muddy, spot, spatter, splatter, smear, splash, smudge, blotch, blacken
dirty, get dirty, make dirty, get filthy, make filthy, sully, spoil, defile, pollute, contaminate, foul, befoul, grime, begrime
literary besmirch

2‘the awful events would unfairly stain the city's reputation’

SYNONYMS
damage, injure, harm, sully, soil, blacken, tarnish, taint, besmirch, blemish, defile, blot, smear, bring discredit to, dishonour, drag through the mud

3‘wood can always be stained to a darker shade’

SYNONYMS
colour, tint, dye, tinge, shade, pigment
varnish, paint, colour-wash

noun

1‘there were mud stains on my shoes’

SYNONYMS
mark, spot, spatter, splatter, blotch, blemish, smudge, smear
dirt, foxing

2‘he has been discharged without a stain on his character’

SYNONYMS
blemish, injury, taint, blot, blot on one's escutcheon, slur, smear, discredit, dishonour, stigma
damage

3‘an exterior type of wood stain’

SYNONYMS
tint, colour, dye, tinge, shade, pigment, colourant
varnish, paint, colour wash