Discolor


Discolor
Discolor Dis*col"or, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discolored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discoloring}.] [OE. descolouren, OF. descolorer, F. d['e]colorer, fr. L. dis- + cololare, coloratum, to color, color color. See {Color}.] [Written also {discolour}.] 1. To alter the natural hue or color of; to change to a different color; to stain; to tinge; as, a drop of wine will discolor water; silver is discolored by sea water. [1913 Webster]

2. To alter the true complexion or appearance of; to put a false hue upon. [1913 Webster]

To discolor all your ideas. --Watts. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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