1. [ verb ] (color) color with dye

"Please dye these shoes"

Related terms: discolor stain tint imbue fast_dye hand_dye impress double_dye deep-dye piece-dye bronze stain dyer
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1069
3. [ noun ] (color) a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
Synonyms: dyestuff
Related terms: coloring_material fluorescein bromophenol_blue cyanine_dye Kendal_green aniline_dye vat_dye alizarin_yellow anil bluing bromothymol_blue radiopaque_dye azo_dye cochineal fluorochrome hair_dye lac_dye orchil quercitron woad acid_dye basic_dye Tyrian_purple direct_dye lead_acetate saffranine chromophore
Similar spelling:   Dy