A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to color
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Usé un pigmento de buena calidad para colorar mi camisa más rápidamente.I used a high-quality pigment to color my shirt more quickly.
b. to colour (United Kingdom)
En Marruecos se coloran las prendas con técnicas artesanales.In Morocco, they colour clothes with traditional methods.
c. to dye
Después de colorar el cabello, es normal que esté más seco.After you dye your hair, it's normal for it to feel drier.
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transitive verb
(pintar) to colour; color; (EEUU) (teñir) to dye; tint
colorar algo de amarillo to colour/dye sth yellow
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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