Synonyms of paint in English:

paint


See US English definition of paint

See UK English definition of paint

See Spanish definition of pintura

noun

1

SYNONYMS
colouring, colourant, tint, dye, stain, pigment, wash, colour
varnish

verb

1‘simply paint the ceiling’

SYNONYMS
colour, apply paint to, decorate, tint, dye, stain, distemper, whitewash, emulsion, gloss, spray, spray-paint, airbrush, roller, coat, cover

2‘soldiers arrested three men who had been painting slogans on a wall’

SYNONYMS
daub, smear, plaster, spray, spray-paint, airbrush

3‘he was twelve when Modigliani painted him’

SYNONYMS
portray, picture, paint a picture of, depict, delineate, draw, sketch, represent, catch, catch a likeness of
reproduce, illustrate, render

4‘you paint a very stark picture of the suffering’

SYNONYMS
tell, recount, narrate, set forth, set out, outline, sketch, detail, unfold, describe, depict, characterize, evoke, conjure up

Phrases

    paint the town red


    SYNONYMS
    celebrate, carouse, enjoy oneself, make merry, have a good time, have a wild time, party, have a party
    North American step out
    informal go out on the town, whoop it up, make whoopee, have a night on the tiles, live it up, have a ball, push the boat out
    dated go on a spree