tubes of paint and a palette with paint on it




  • To apply paint to.
  • To apply in the manner that paint is applied.
  • To apply with a brush in order to treat some body part.
  • To cover (something) with spots of colour, like paint.
  • To create (an image) with paints.
  • To practise the art of painting pictures.
  • To draw an element in a graphical user interface.
  • To depict or portray.
  • To color one's face by way of beautifying it.
  • To direct a radar beam toward.


  • From Middle English peynten, from Old French peintier, paincter, itself from paint, the past participle of paindre, from Latin pingō ("to paint") (perfect passive participle pictus). Displaced native and *tīefran.

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