English dictionary definition of:

stain


Noun

  • an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
  • a soiled or discolored appearance
  • a symbol of disgrace or infamy
  • the state of being covered with unclean things
  • (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

Verb

  • color for microscopic study
  • color with a liquid dye or tint
  • produce or leave stains
  • make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically

Thesaurus

blot brand defile dirt discoloration discolouration filth grease grime grunge maculate mark smear smirch soil spot stigma sully tarnish

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ai words - set 1 and learn about the word stain in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for stain


Scrabble score = 5

generated at 16:13:06 on 19-01-20

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