dye

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdaɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/daɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dī)


Inflections of 'dye' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
dyes
v 3rd person singular
dyeing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
dyed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
dyed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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dye

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [hair, tanning, food, fabric, synthetic] dye
  2. [blonde, brunette, red, pink, black] (hair) dye
  3. used dye to turn her hair [blonde]
  4. a [fast, slow, instant] dye
  5. a [box, pack] of dye
  6. the dye won't [wash, rub] out
  7. dye added to [drinks, beverages, cocktails]
  8. [artificial, natural, synthetic, edible] dyes
  9. [artificial] dyes are common in
  10. dyes and pigments
  11. [spilled, got] dye (all) over his hands
  12. a dye to match her [complexion, outfit, mood]
v
  1. dye [fabric, leather, a t-shirt, wool, cotton]
  2. this [fabric] dyes [well, easily]
  3. dye your hair [green, blonde, red]
  4. was dyed (in) [green]
  5. dyed the [front, back, top] of her hair
  6. dyed to [match, bring out, enhance]
  7. dyed for a [rich, lasting, vivid] effect
  8. dyed and [printed, finished]
n as adj
  1. get a dye job
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