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Noun

Singular
dye

Plural
s

dye (s)
  1. A colourant, especially one that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is applied.
  2. A die.
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 46.
      If a dye were marked with one figure or number of spots on four sides, and with another figure or number of spots on the two remaining sides, it would be more probable, that the former would turn up than the latter ;

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Verb

Infinitive
to dye

Third person singular
dyes

Simple past
dyed

Past participle
dyed

Present participle
dyeing

to dye (third-person singular simple present dyes, present participle dyeing, simple past and past participle dyed)
  1. (transitive) to colour with dye

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