Meaning : A substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid). Dries to form a hard coating.
Artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably.
Synonyms : pigment
Meaning : (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court. Usually painted a different color from the rest of the court.
He hit a jump shot from the top of the key.
He dominates play in the paint.
Synonyms : key
Meaning : Make a painting.
He painted all day in the garden.
He painted a painting of the garden.
Meaning : Apply paint to. Coat with paint.
We painted the rooms yellow.
Meaning : Make a painting of.
He painted his mistress many times.
Meaning : Apply a liquid to. E.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil.