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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair;
[syn: dye, dyestuff]


VERB (1)

1. color with dye;
- Example: "Please dye these shoes"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dye \Dye\ (d[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dyed (d[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Dyeing.] [OE. deyan, dyen, AS. de['a]gian.] To stain; to color; to give a new and permanent color to, as by the application of dyestuffs. [1913 Webster] Cloth to be dyed of divers colors. --Trench. [1913 Webster] The soul is dyed by its thoughts. --Lubbock. [1913 Webster] To dye in the grain, To dye in the wool (Fig.), to dye firmly; to imbue thoroughly. [1913 Webster] He might truly be termed a legitimate son of the revenue system dyed in the wool. --Hawthorne. Syn: See Stain. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dye \Dye\, n. 1. Color produced by dyeing. [1913 Webster] 2. Material used for dyeing; a dyestuff. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dye \Dye\, n. Same as Die, a lot. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dye n 1: a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair [syn: dye, dyestuff] v 1: color with dye; "Please dye these shoes"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

115 Moby Thesaurus words for "dye": acid color, aniline, aniline dye, apply paint, artificial dye, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, besprinkle, breathe, brew, brush on paint, calcimine, chromogen, coat, coat of paint, coating, color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, complexion, cover, dab, daub, dead-color, decoct, deep-dye, dip, distemper, double-dye, dredge, drier, dyestuff, emblazon, enamel, engild, entincture, exterior paint, face, fast-dye, flat coat, flat wash, flavor, floor enamel, fresco, fuchsine, garancine, gild, glaze, gloss, grain, ground, hue, illuminate, imbrue, imbue, impregnate, infiltrate, infuse, ingrain, instill, interior paint, japan, lacquer, lake, lay on color, leaven, madder, medium, opaque color, paint, parget, penetrate, permeate, pervade, pigment, prime, prime coat, primer, priming, saturate, season, shade, shadow, shellac, slop on paint, smear, stain, steep, stipple, suffuse, temper, tempera, thinner, tinct, tinction, tincture, tinge, tint, tone, transfuse, transparent color, turpentine, turps, undercoat, undercoating, varnish, vehicle, wash, wash coat, whitewash, woad
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Dye The art of dyeing is one of great antiquity, although no special mention is made of it in the Old Testament. The Hebrews probably learned it from the Egyptians (see Ex. 26:1; 28:5-8), who brought it to great perfection. In New Testament times Thyatira was famed for its dyers (Acts 16:14). (See COLOUR.)