Synonyms for Colors:

n.

artifact (noun)
colours.
banner (noun)
standard, flag, symbol, emblem.
colors (noun)
palettes, rainbows, hues, Stains, inks, paints, tints, colours, spectrums, shades, tones, complexions, Pigments, tinctures, Dyes.
title (noun)
position, chevron, rank, bestowal, garland, reverence, shield, highness, honor, seniority, decoration, title, role, coronet, crown, crest, place, grace.
titles (noun)
titles, Crowns, graces, chevrons, honors, reverences, crests, ranks, garlands, Roles, shields, coronets, decorations, positions.

v.

colors (verb)
inks, paints, shades, tints, Stains, Dyes.
variegates (verb)
streaks, checks, dapples, flecks, stripes, Freckles, checkers, marbles, tessellates, colorizes, striates.

Other synonyms:

flag. symbol
emblem.
Other relevant words:
standard, symbol, emblem, colours, flag.

Usage examples for colors

  1. After all, he's an Italian, sailing under Italian colors – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  2. But we must tell you, interrupted Phyllis, eagerly, that we aren't going to sail under any false colors – The Dragon's Secret by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  3. I painted in glowing colors in my mind the happy hour when I should enjoy it after the victory. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings