discolour

Definitions of discolour
  1. verb
    cause to lose or change color
    synonyms: discolor
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    bleach, bleach out, decolor, decolorise, decolorize, decolour, decolourise, decolourize, discolorise, discolorize, discolourise
    remove color from
    sallow
    cause to become sallow
    wash out
    drain off the color in the course of laundering
    infuscate
    darken with a brownish tinge, as of insect wings
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    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  2. verb
    change color, often in an undesired manner
    synonyms: color, colour, discolor
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    blush, crimson, flush, redden
    turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    blanch, blench, pale
    turn pale, as if in fear
    bronze, tan
    get a tan, from wind or sun
    burn, sunburn
    get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
    white, whiten
    turn white
    black, blacken, melanise, melanize, nigrify
    make or become black
    turn
    change color
    silver
    turn silver
    dye
    color with dye
    redden
    turn red or redder
    purple
    become purple
    gray, grey
    turn grey
    yellow
    turn yellow
    tone
    change the color or tone of
    green
    turn or become green
    blue
    turn blue
    suntan
    get a tan from being exposed to the sun
    bleach
    make whiter or lighter
    bronze
    give the color and appearance of bronze to something
    stain
    color for microscopic study
    deep-dye
    dye thoroughly
    impress, yarn-dye
    dye (fabric) before it is spun
    stain
    color with a liquid dye or tint
    fast dye
    dye with fast colors
    double dye
    dye twice
    hand-dye
    dye by hand
    piece-dye
    dye after weaving
    blush
    become rosy or reddish
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    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
  3. verb
    lose color or turn colorless
    synonyms: discolor
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    Antonyms:
    color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize
    add color to
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    wash out
    lose color in the process of being washed
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    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
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