Dye - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |daɪ|  American pronunciation of the word dye
Brit.  |daɪ|  British pronunciation of the word dye

noun

- a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair (syn: dyestuff)

verb

- color with dye

Examples

...soaked the fabric in blue dye...

She had been dyeing her hair for years.

The fabric is bleached, dyed, and then washed.

Priscilla's hair was dyed jet black.

Please dye these shoes

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: dye
he/she/it: dyes
present participle: dyeing
past tense: dyed
past participle: dyed
noun
singular: dye
plural: dyes
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