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Tinge vs. Tint — What's the Difference?

Tinge vs. Tint — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Tinge and Tint

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Tinge

To apply a trace of color to; tint.
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Tint

A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation.
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Tinge

To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality
"The air was blowy and tinged with rain" (Joyce Carol Oates).
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Tint

A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
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Tinge

A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
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Tint

A barely detectable amount or degree; a trace.
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Tinge

A slight added element, property, or influence
A tinge of regret.
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Tint

A shaded effect in engraving produced by fine, close, parallel lines.
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Tinge

A small added amount of colour; (by extension) a small added amount of some other thing.
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Tint

(Printing) A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
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Tinge

The degree of vividness of a colour; hue, shade, tint.
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Tint

A dye for the hair.
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Tinge

(transitive) To add a small amount of colour; to tint; (by extension) to add a small amount of some other thing.
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Tint

To give a tint to or take on a tint.
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Tinge

To affect or alter slightly, particularly due to the actual or metaphorical influence of some element or thing.
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Tint

A slight coloring.
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Tinge

(intransitive) To change slightly in shade due to the addition of colour; (by extension) to change slightly in quality due to the addition of some other thing.
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Tint

A pale or faint tinge of any color; especially, a variation of a color obtained by adding white (contrast shade)
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Tinge

To imbue or impregnate with something different or foreign; as, to tinge a decoction with a bitter taste; to affect in some degree with the qualities of another substance, either by mixture, or by application to the surface; especially, to color slightly; to stain; as, to tinge a blue color with red; an infusion tinged with a yellow color by saffron.
His [Sir Roger's] virtues, as well as imperfections, are tinged by a certain extravagance.
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Tint

A color considered with reference to other very similar colors.
Red and blue are different colors, but two shades of scarlet are different tints.
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Tinge

A degree, usually a slight degree, of some color, taste, or something foreign, infused into another substance or mixture, or added to it; tincture; color; dye; hue; shade; taste.
His notions, too, respecting the government of the state, took a tinge from his notions respecting the government of the church.
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Tint

A shaded effect in engraving, produced by the juxtaposition of many fine parallel lines.
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Tinge

A slight but appreciable addition;
This dish could use a touch of garlic
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Tint

A vehicle window that has been darkened to conceal the occupant.
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Tinge

A pale or subdued color
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Tint

  To shade, to color.
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Tinge

Suffuse with color
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Tint

A slight coloring.
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Tinge

Affect as in thought or feeling;
My personal feelings color my judgment in this case
The sadness tinged his life
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Tint

A pale or faint tinge of any color.
Or blend in beauteous tints the colored mass.
Their vigor sickens, and their tints decline.
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Tinge

Dye with a color
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Tint

A color considered with reference to other very similar colors; as, red and blue are different colors, but two shades of scarlet are different tints.
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Tint

A shaded effect produced by the juxtaposition of many fine parallel lines.
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Tint

To give a slight coloring to; to tinge.
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Tint

A quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color;
After several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted
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Tint

Dye with a color
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