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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The use of ink to change the color of something permanently.

Usage examples (36)
  • Are you dyeing your shoes to match your dress?
  • Verb (used without object) : This brand dyes well. ,This cloth dyes easily
  • The word signifies such a worm as was used in dyeing scarlet or purple, whence some make it an allusion to his bloody sufferings.
  • I should get busy 'dyeing' - your results are fantastic!! for more
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  • The factory workers feared they were "dying" (present participle of die) young because of the "dyeing" (coloring fabrics) processes in their work.
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