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Meaning of "discolour" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISCOLOUR

discolour  [dɪsˈkʌlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISCOLOUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Discolour is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb discolour in English.

WHAT DOES DISCOLOUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of discolour in the English dictionary

The definition of discolour in the dictionary is to change or cause to change in colour; fade or stain.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DISCOLOUR

PRESENT

Present
I discolour
you discolour
he/she/it discolours
we discolour
you discolour
they discolour
Present continuous
I am discolouring
you are discolouring
he/she/it is discolouring
we are discolouring
you are discolouring
they are discolouring
Present perfect
I have discoloured
you have discoloured
he/she/it has discoloured
we have discoloured
you have discoloured
they have discoloured
Present perfect continuous
I have been discolouring
you have been discolouring
he/she/it has been discolouring
we have been discolouring
you have been discolouring
they have been discolouring
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I discoloured
you discoloured
he/she/it discoloured
we discoloured
you discoloured
they discoloured
Past continuous
I was discolouring
you were discolouring
he/she/it was discolouring
we were discolouring
you were discolouring
they were discolouring
Past perfect
I had discoloured
you had discoloured
he/she/it had discoloured
we had discoloured
you had discoloured
they had discoloured
Past perfect continuous
I had been discolouring
you had been discolouring
he/she/it had been discolouring
we had been discolouring
you had been discolouring
they had been discolouring
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will discolour
you will discolour
he/she/it will discolour
we will discolour
you will discolour
they will discolour
Future continuous
I will be discolouring
you will be discolouring
he/she/it will be discolouring
we will be discolouring
you will be discolouring
they will be discolouring
Future perfect
I will have discoloured
you will have discoloured
he/she/it will have discoloured
we will have discoloured
you will have discoloured
they will have discoloured
Future perfect continuous
I will have been discolouring
you will have been discolouring
he/she/it will have been discolouring
we will have been discolouring
you will have been discolouring
they will have been discolouring
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would discolour
you would discolour
he/she/it would discolour
we would discolour
you would discolour
they would discolour
Conditional continuous
I would be discolouring
you would be discolouring
he/she/it would be discolouring
we would be discolouring
you would be discolouring
they would be discolouring
Conditional perfect
I would have discolour
you would have discolour
he/she/it would have discolour
we would have discolour
you would have discolour
they would have discolour
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been discolouring
you would have been discolouring
he/she/it would have been discolouring
we would have been discolouring
you would have been discolouring
they would have been discolouring
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you discolour
we let´s discolour
you discolour
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to discolour
Past participle
discoloured
Present Participle
discolouring
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISCOLOUR


bicolor
ˈbaɪˌkʌlə
color
ˈkʌlə
colour
ˈkʌlə
culler
ˈkʌlə
decolor
diːˈkʌlə
decolour
diːˈkʌlə
discolor
dɪsˈkʌlə
encolour
ɪnˈkʌlə
miscolour
ˌmɪsˈkʌlə
multicolor
ˈmʌltɪˌkʌlə
noncolor
nɒnˈkʌlə
off-color
ˌɒfˈkʌlə
off-colour
ˌɒfˈkʌlə
overcolor
ˌəʊvəˈkʌlə
overcolour
ˌəʊvəˈkʌlə
recolor
riːˈkʌlə
recolour
riːˈkʌlə
Technicolor
ˈtɛknɪˌkʌlə
versicolor
ˈvɜːsɪˌkʌlə
watercolour
ˈwɔːtəˌkʌlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISCOLOUR

discographical
discography
discoid
discoidal
discologist
discology
discolor
discoloration
discolored
discolorment
discolouration
discoloured
discolourment
discomboberate
discombobulate
discomfit
discomfited
discomfiter
discomfiture
discomfort

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISCOLOUR

a horse of another colour
bicolour
body colour
dolour
eye colour
false colour
flour
four-colour
ground colour
hair colour
local colour
off colour
oil colour
person of colour
primary colour
secondary colour
skin colour
technicolour
three-colour
tone colour
tricolour

Synonyms and antonyms of discolour in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISCOLOUR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «discolour» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of discolour
fade · mar · mark · rust · soil · stain · streak · tarnish · tinge

Translation of «discolour» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
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TRANSLATION OF DISCOLOUR

Find out the translation of discolour to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of discolour from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «discolour» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

褪色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

decolorar
570 millions of speakers

English

discolour
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उतरना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شوه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обесцвечивает
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

descolorir
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কলঙ্কিত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

décolorer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Warna
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verfärben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

変色
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

변색
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Discolour
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm phai
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கறையாக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रंग फोडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

soldurmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scolorire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odbarwiają
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обезбарвлює
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

decolora
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αποχρωματίζει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verkleur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

missfärgas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

misfarge
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of discolour

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISCOLOUR»

The term «discolour» is regularly used and occupies the 69.047 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISCOLOUR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «discolour» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «discolour» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about discolour

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISCOLOUR»

Discover the use of discolour in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to discolour and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Junior School Dictionary
discolour. 168. discriminate. discolour. verb. to spoil the colour of something: Coffee stains discoloured her dress. Word Family: discoloration noun. discomfort. (saydis-kum-fut). noun. 1 a lack of comfort or peace: The crowded bus caused them ...
‎2005
2
Application and Theory of Petri Nets 2000: 21st ...
We define from M the function discolour(M) in NS×{•} by ∀s∈S: discolour(M)(s,•) = ∑ M(s, v). v∈2F That is, the marking discolour(M) has as many tokens on each place as there have been values in M on that place. In the next definition, c is to ...
Mogens Nielsen, Dan Simpson, 2000
3
Baby Collars Never Lie Flat
Why. baby. clothes. discolour. Before I move on from the subject of baby clothes I feel I must mention that baby milk stains in a very particular way. You may not think that you need to know about this until your baby arrives, but you're wrong.
Naomi Adams, 2010
4
The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and ...
So in David and Bethsebe, 1595 : " May that sweet plain that bears her pleasant weight Be still enamell'd with discolour'd flowers." And in Britannia's Pastorals, " As are the dainty flowers which Flora spreads Unto the Spring in the discolour'd ...
Ben Jonson, William Gifford, 1875
5
Works
And in Britannia's Pastorals, " As are the dainty flowers which Flora spreads Unto the Spring in the discolour'd meads." Just above Jonson uses discoloured for colourless, without colours. There is, as Whalley truly observes, a noble spirit of ...
Ben Jonson, William Gifford, 1875
6
School Dictionary
discolour. dirge noun a lament; a funeral hymn. dirk noun a kind of dagger. dirt noun any unclean substance, such as mud, dust, dung etc. - noun dirt track an earth track for motor-cycle racing. - adjective dirty not clean, soiled; bad, obscene,  ...
C. M. Schwarz, 1996
7
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Six Volumes Complete. ...
All Manners take a tincture from our own ; Or come discolour'd thxo' our Passions shown. Or Fancy's beam enlarges, multiplies, 3; Contracts, inverts, and gives ten thousand dyes. Nor will Life's stream for observation stay, It hurries all too fast ...
Alexander Pope, William Warburton, 1787
8
The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and ...
All manners take a tincture from our own ; Or come discolour'd, through our passions shown. Or fancy's beam enlarges, multiplies, 35 Contracts, inverts, and gives ten thousand dies. Nor will life's stream for observation stay; It hurries all too fast ...
Alexander Pope, William Roscoe, 1824
9
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the ...
To DISCOLOUR, v. a. [deeo/oro, Lit.] To change from the natural hue ; to stain. — Suspicious- and fantastical surmise And jealousy, with jaundice iu her eyes, Discolouring all she vit.w'd. Drjin- —He who looks upon the soul through its out- ...
10
Works
.All Manners take a tincture from our own ; Or come discolour'd thro' our Passions shown. Or Fancy's beam enlarges, multiplies, 35 Contracts, inverts, and gives ten thousand dyes. Nor will Lise's stream for observation stay, It hurries all too fast ...
Alexander Pope, 1764

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISCOLOUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term discolour is used in the context of the following news items.
1
How to get rid of under-eye bags and dark circles
The radiation from media devices can sometimes discolour the skin and create a sallow appearance. Cut down your usage by an hour a day ... «The Upcoming, Jul 15»
2
Looking Back: Underhand tactics in North Riding election
... them the night before cooking, put a dash of milk into the water in which they are standing, to cloud it and they won't discolour too much. «Darlington and Stockton Times, Jul 15»
3
How to make lamb stew in a creamy dill sauce
(If you add it too soon it tends to discolour.) This recipe was originally published on food writer John Duxbury's Swedish Food website. For more ... «The Local.se, Jul 15»
4
Larch-clad holiday home by De Zwarte Hond huddles behind the …
Both are clad in the vertical planks of wood, which will gradually discolour with age to help blend the structure with the sandy tones of the ... «Dezeen, Jul 15»
5
Paris housing blocks by Tectône Architectes are encased by timber …
The material will gradually discolour with age, changing from golden brown to a more silvery tone. Rue-Auvry-housing-by-Tectone- ... «Dezeen, Jul 15»
6
Van Gogh, Matisse paintings at risk of fading
... was used widely by Impressionist, post-Impressionist, and early modernist painters is already starting to discolour and is likely to get worse. «Business Standard, Jul 15»
7
Keep your wedding dress looking its best with...
Avoid placing your wedding dress in your attic or basement, because those environments may discolour your dress or cause it to grow mildew. «Waterloo Record, Jul 15»
8
Matisse and Van Gogh paintings' bright yellows are turning slowly …
... was used widely by Impressionist, post-Impressionist, and early modernist painters is already starting to discolour and is likely to get worse. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
How to make the perfect summer cup
Though you're perfectly welcome to use lemon or apple if you must (though the latter has an unattractive tendency to discolour), I think all you ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
10
Protect the vibrancy of your coloured hair
... elements, such as iron and copper, create a reaction with our hair when showering or bathing, which can dry, damage, and discolour hair. «Niagarathisweek.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Discolour [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/discolour>. Feb 2020 ».
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