discolor


discolor
Synonyms and related words:
achromatize, attaint, bedaub, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bestain, blacken, blanch, blaze, blaze a trail, bleach, blemish, blot, blotch, blur, brand, chalk, chalk up, check, check off, cicatrize, dapple, dappled, darken, dash, daub, decolor, decolorize, defile, define, delimit, demarcate, dim, dirty, dot, drain, drain of color, dull, engrave, etiolate, fade, fleck, freckle, fume, gash, hatch, impress, imprint, line, make a mark, mark, mark off, mark out, motley, mottle, multicolor, multicolored, multihued, nick, notch, pale, parti-colored, pencil, pepper, peroxide, point, prick, print, punch, punctuate, puncture, riddle, scar, scarify, scorch, score, scotch, scratch, seal, seam, sear, singe, slubber, slur, smear, smirch, smoke, smut, soil, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, stain, stamp, stigmatize, streak, striate, stripe, sully, taint, tar, tarnish, tattoo, tick, tick off, tone down, trace, underline, underscore, varicolored, versicolor, versicolored, wash out, whiten

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  • discolor — (del lat. «discŏlor, ōris»; ant.) adj. De varios *colores. * * * discolor. (Del lat. discŏlor, ōris). adj. desus. De varios colores …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Discolor — Dis*col or, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discolored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discoloring}.] [OE. descolouren, OF. descolorer, F. d[ e]colorer, fr. L. dis + cololare, coloratum, to color, color color. See {Color}.] [Written also {discolour}.] 1. To alter the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discolor — (Del lat. discŏlor, ōris). adj. desus. De varios colores …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • discolor — [dis kul′ər] vt., vi. [ME discolouren < OFr descolourer < ML discolorare < L discolor, of another color: see DIS & COLOR] to change in color as by fading, streaking, or staining …   English World dictionary

  • Discŏlor — (lat.), bunt, ungleich gefärbt; Discoloriren, ver , entfärben; Discoloration, Ver , Entfärbung, Verschießen der Farben …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Discolor — Discolor, lat., bunt; Discoloration, Verfärbung; discoloriren, verfärben …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • discolor — index stain, tarnish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • discolor — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. descolorer, from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + colorer to color, from L. colorare (see COLORATION (Cf. coloration)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • discolor — (Amer.) dis·col·or || dɪs kÊŒlÉ™ v. change the color of, stain; fade, (also discolour) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • discolor — [v] fading, dirtying of hue besmear, besmirch, blot, defile, mar, mark, rust, smear, soil, stain, streak, sully, tar, tarnish, tinge; concepts 250,469 Ant. brighten, color …   New thesaurus

  • discolor — verb Etymology: Middle English discolouren, from Anglo French desculurer, from Late Latin discolorari, from Latin discolor of another color, from dis + color color Date: 14th century transitive verb to alter or change the hue or color of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary