Meaning of “dye” in the English Dictionary

"dye" in British English

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dyeverb [ T ]

uk /daɪ/ us /daɪ/ present participle dyeing, past tense and past participle dyed

dyenoun [ C or U ]

uk /daɪ/ us /daɪ/

a substance used to change the colour of something:

She dipped the material into the dye.
There are dozens of different dyes to choose from.

(Definition of “dye” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dye" in American English

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dyeverb [ T ]

us /dɑɪ/ present participle dyeing, past tense and past participle dyed

to change the color of something using a special liquid:

He dyed his hair black.

dyenoun [ C/U ]

us /dɑɪ/

a liquid substance for changing the color of things:

[ U ] She dipped the material into the dye.

(Definition of “dye” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)