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American English: /daɪ/
British English: /dʌɪ/

Translation of dye in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (for hair, shoes, fabric) 1.2 (color)
    Example sentences
    • For the most part, though, manufacturers adopted recipes using synthetic dyes, or mixtures of synthetic and natural dyes, to provide whatever colors were in demand.
    • It was made with natural and synthetic dyes on wool.
    • One of the major practical applications of chromophore chemistry is in the manufacture of synthetic dyes, or dyestuffs, for textiles.

transitive verb dyes, dyeing, dyed

  • (hair/dress/shoes/cloth)
    he dyed the cloth red
    tiñó la tela de rojo
    she dyes her hair blonde
    se tiñe el pelo de rubio
    Example sentences
    • ‘When your mom takes you to the store to buy your hair dye and then dyes it for you, you're not getting the true meaning of punk,’ he states.
    • She had used the black hair dye to dye the bottom five inches of her flaming red hair black.
    • She wore black and she had dyed her hair black, but the blonde roots were beginning to grow out.

intransitive verb dyes, dyeing, dyed

  • (cloth)this fabric doesn't dye well
    esta tela no se tiñe bien

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