English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'discolour'

(verb) 
Definition
to change in colour
Test first as this cleaner may discolour the fabric.
Synonyms
mark
How do you stop the horses marking the turf?
,
soil
Young people don't want to do things that soil their hands.
,
mar
A number of problems marred the smooth running of the event.
, ,
stain
Some foods can stain teeth, as of course can tea and coffee.
, ,
tinge
The living room was tinged yellow by the sunlight.
(verb) 
Definition
to change in colour
A tooth which has been hit hard may discolour.
Synonyms
,
fade
Even a soft light fades the carpets in a room.
, ,
rust
The bolt on the door had rusted.
,
tarnish
It never rusts or tarnishes.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of fade
Even a soft light fades the carpets in a room.
Synonyms
make pale,
dim,
wash out,
decolour
in the sense of mar
Definition
to spoil or be the one bad feature of
A number of problems marred the smooth running of the event.
Synonyms
in the sense of rust
Definition
to become coated with a layer of rust
The bolt on the door had rusted.
Synonyms
oxidize,
become rusty

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Thesaurus for discolour from the Collins English Thesaurus
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