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Dye

Dye

WordNet



noun


(1)   A usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

verb


(2)   Color with dye
"Please dye these shoes"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A colourant, especially one that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is applied.
  2. A die.
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. ยง 46.
      If a dye were marked with one figure or number of spots on four sides, and with another figure or number of spots on the two remaining sides, it would be more probable, that the former would turn up than the latter ;