English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to smear (paint or mud) quickly or carelessly over a surface
They daubed his home with slogans.
Synonyms
smear
Smear a little olive oil over the inside of the salad bowl.
,
dirty
He was afraid the dog's hairs might dirty the seats.
,
splatter
a mud-splattered white suit
,
stain
Some foods can stain teeth, as of course can tea and coffee.
,
spatter
A delicious cold spray spattered my face.
,
sully
I felt loath to sully the gleaming brass knocker by handling it.
, ,
smirch
,
begrime
,
besmear
, ,
paint
They painted the walls yellow.
,
coat
Coat the fish with seasoned flour.
,
stain
Some foods can stain teeth, as of course can tea and coffee.
,
plaster
She gets sunburn even when she plasters herself in lotion.
,
slap on (informal)
(noun) 
Apply an extra daub of colour.
Synonyms
smear
a smear of gravy
,
spot
The floorboards were covered with white spots.
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stain
a black stain
,
blot
an ink blot
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blotch
His face was covered in red blotches.
,
splodge
,
splotch
,
smirch

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bedaub
Definition
to smear over with something sticky or dirty
Synonyms
smirch,
besmear
in the sense of blot
Definition
a stain or spot, esp. of ink
an ink blot
Synonyms
in the sense of blotch
Definition
an irregular spot or discoloration
His face was covered in red blotches.
Synonyms
splodge,
smirch,
smutch

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Thesaurus for daub from the Collins English Thesaurus
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