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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paint \Paint\ (p[=a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Painted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Painting.] [OE. peinten, fr. F. peint, p. p. of
     peindre to paint, fr. L. pingere, pictum; cf. Gr. poiki`los
     many-colored, Skr. pi[,c] to adorn. Cf. Depict, Picture,
     Pigment, Pint.]
     1. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to
        paint a house, a signboard, etc.
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              Jezebel painted her face and tired her head. --2
                                                    Kings ix. 30.
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     2. Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with
        colors; to diversify with colors.
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              Not painted with the crimson spots of blood. --Shak.
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              Cuckoo buds of yellow hue
              Do paint the meadows with delight.    --Shak.
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     3. To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat
        surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors
        or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with
        paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.
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     4. Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe
        vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict; as, to paint a
        political opponent as a traitor.
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              The word is too good to paint out her wickedness.
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              If folly grow romantic, I must paint it. --Pope.
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     Syn: To color; picture; depict; portray; delineate; sketch;
          draw; describe.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paint \Paint\, v. t.
     1. To practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints
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     2. To color one's face by way of beautifying it.
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              Let her paint an inch thick.          --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paint \Paint\, n.
        (a) A pigment or coloring substance.
        (b) The same prepared with a vehicle, as oil, water with
            gum, or the like, for application to a surface.
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     2. A cosmetic; rouge. --Praed.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a
           surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a
           liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint'
           and `pigment' interchangeably" [syn: paint, pigment]
      2: (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of
         the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted
         a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump
         shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the
         paint" [syn: key, paint]
      3: makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the
         cheeks [syn: rouge, paint, blusher]
      v 1: make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He
           painted a painting of the garden"
      2: apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms
      3: make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times"
      4: apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  296 Moby Thesaurus words for "paint":
     Zanzibar copal, adorn, air brush, anime, apply, apply paint, array,
     art paper, base, bay, bayard, bead, beautify, bedaub, bedeck,
     bedizen, begild, bejewel, beribbon, besmear, bespangle, blazon,
     bring to life, brush, brush on paint, buckskin, calcimine,
     calico pony, camera lucida, camera obscura, canvas, carouse,
     cartoon, catch a likeness, chalk, character, characterize,
     charcoal, chart, chestnut, chromogen, clown white, coat,
     coat of paint, coating, cold cream, color, color filter,
     color gelatin, colorant, coloring, colors, compact, complexion,
     copal, copaline, copy, cosmetics, cover, crayon, crosshatch, dab,
     dandify, dapple-gray, dash off, daub, dead-color, deck, deck out,
     decorate, deep-dye, delineate, depict, describe, design, diagram,
     diamond, dip, distemper, dizen, doll up, doodle, double-dye, draft,
     draw, drawing paper, drawing pencil, dress, dress up, drier,
     drugstore complexion, dun, dye, dyestuff, easel, elemi, embellish,
     emblazon, embroider, enamel, engild, engrave, enrich, evoke,
     express, exterior paint, eye shadow, eyebrow pencil, face, facing,
     fast-dye, feather, fig out, figure, filigree, film, fix up,
     fixative, flag, flat coat, flat wash, floor enamel, flounce,
     flower, foundation, foundation cream, fresco, fur, furbish,
     garland, garnish, gem, gild, gilding, gilt, give words to, glaze,
     gloss, grace, grain, gray, greasepaint, grizzle, ground, gussy up,
     hand cream, hand lotion, hatch, hit off, hue, illuminate, imbue,
     ingrain, interior paint, japan, jewel, lac, lacquer, lay figure,
     lay on color, limn, lip rouge, lipstick, live it up, make merry,
     make whoopee, makeup, map, mascara, maulstick, medium, mudpack,
     nail polish, notate, oil paints, oils, opaque color, ornament,
     outline, paint a picture, paintbrush, painted pony, palette,
     palette knife, parget, pastel, pellicle, pencil, picture,
     picturize, piebald, pigment, pigments, pinto, plume, portray,
     powder, powder puff, prank, prank up, preen, prettify, prime,
     prime coat, primer, priming, primp, primp up, prink, prink up,
     print, puff, radium paint, redecorate, redo, refurbish, register,
     render, represent, revel, revetment, ribbon, roan, rouge, rub,
     scale, schematize, scratch, scratchboard, scum, scumble, set forth,
     set off, set out, shade, shadow, shellac, show, siccative, sketch,
     sketchbook, sketchpad, skewbald, skin, slop on paint, smarten,
     smarten up, smear, sorrel, spangle, spatula, spray gun, spruce up,
     stain, stencil, step out, stipple, stump, surface, symbolize,
     take a rubbing, talcum, talcum powder, tempera, thinner, tinct,
     tinction, tincture, tinge, tinsel, tint, titivate, tone, trace,
     trace out, trace over, transparent color, trick out, trick up,
     trim, turpentine, turps, undercoat, undercoating, vanishing cream,
     vanity case, varnish, vehicle, veneer, war paint, wash, wash coat,
     whitewash, whoop it up, wreathe, write

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     Jezebel "painted her face" (2 Kings 9:30); and the practice of
     painting the face and the eyes seems to have been common (Jer.
     4:30; Ezek. 23:40). An allusion to this practice is found in the
     name of Job's daughter (42:14) Kerenhappuch (q.v.). Paintings in
     the modern sense of the word were unknown to the ancient Jews.

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Paint, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    1103
     Housing Units (2000): 432
     Land area (2000):     0.349878 sq. miles (0.906180 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.349878 sq. miles (0.906180 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            57544
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             40.243423 N, 78.846092 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Paint, PA

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