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1paint/ˈpeɪnt/noun
pluralpaints
1paint
/ˈpeɪnt/
noun
pluralpaints
Learner's definition of PAINT  
: a liquid that dries to form a thin colored layer when it is spread on a surface
[noncount]
[count]
[singular]  : a layer of dried paint on a surface
— called also "British"paintwork
2paint/ˈpeɪnt/verb
paintspaintedpainting
2paint
/ˈpeɪnt/
verb
paintspaintedpainting
Learner's definition of PAINT  
[+ object]  : to cover (something) with paint : to put paint on (something)
: to make (a picture or design) by using paints
[+ object]
[no object]
— compare draw
[+ object]  : to describe (someone or something) in a particular way
[+ object]  : to put makeup on (a part of the body)

paint over

[phrasal verb]
paint over (something) 
: to cover (something) with a layer of paint

paint the town (red)

informal
: to go out drinking, dancing, etc., to have a good time
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