What is another word for colors?

Pronunciation: [kˈʌləz] (IPA)

Colors are an integral aspect of our world and are present in everything that surrounds us. The word "colors" has several synonyms that can add more meaning and depth to our language when used effectively. For instance, "hues" can be used to describe different shades of colors, whereas "tints" refer to a particular color that has been altered by adding white. "Shades" are colors that are darkened by adding black, while "tones" are the gradations of a color. "Tones" also refers to the particular color of the skin. "Pigments" are the coloring agents that give a particular color to an object or surface. The use of synonyms for "colors" can help describe the world around us more effectively.

Synonyms for Colors:

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What are the hypernyms for Colors?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for colors (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Colors?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for colors (as nouns)

Usage examples for Colors

I had to stand by my colors, Captain.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
I didn't even know our class colors were green and purple.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
Now the colors are gone.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Colors

  • Any ground subtracts its own hue from the colors which it carries and therefore influences.
    Josef Albers
  • I don't want to imitate life in movies; I want to represent it. And in that representation, you use the colors you feel, and sometimes they are fake colors. But always it's to show one emotion.
    Pedro Almodovar
  • I used this line to demonstrate how important colors are in movies: It's not a caprice.
    Pedro Almodovar
  • You look rather rash my dear your colors don't quite match your face.
    Daisy Ashford
  • I try to construct a picture in which shapes, spaces, colors, form a set of unique relationships, independent of any subject matter. At the same time I try to capture and translate the excitement and emotion aroused in me by the impact with the original idea.
    Milton Avery

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