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English definition of “paint”

paint

verb     /peɪnt/
A2 [I or T] to cover a surface with paint: [+ obj + adj ] We've painted the bedroom blue. I've been painting all morning. I'll need to paint over (= cover with another layer of paint) these dirty marks on the wall.Covering and adding layersInterior decoration A1 [I or T] to make a picture using paints: All these pictures were painted by local artists.Painting, drawing and printing [T] If someone paints their nails or face, they put make-up on that part of their body: She painted her nails bright red.
(Definition of paint verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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