Definition of Red

1. Noun. Red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood.


2. Adjective. Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.

3. Noun. A tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana.
Exact synonyms: Red River
Group relationships: La, Louisiana, Pelican State, Ok, Oklahoma, Sooner State, Lone-star State, Texas, Tx
Generic synonyms: River

4. Adjective. Characterized by violence or bloodshed. "Convulsed with red rage"
Exact synonyms: Crimson, Violent
Similar to: Bloody
Derivative terms: Violence

5. Noun. Emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries.
Exact synonyms: Bolshevik, Bolshie, Bolshy, Marxist
Generic synonyms: Radical
Derivative terms: Bolshevise

6. Adjective. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion. "Flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
Exact synonyms: Crimson, Flushed, Red-faced, Reddened
Similar to: Colored, Colorful, Coloured
Derivative terms: Redness

7. Noun. The amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue. "The company operated in the red last year"
Exact synonyms: Loss, Red Ink
Specialized synonyms: Paper Loss, Squeeze
Generic synonyms: Amount, Amount Of Money, Sum, Sum Of Money
Antonyms: Gain

Definition of Red

1. v. t. To put on order; to make tidy; also, to free from entanglement or embarrassement; -- generally with up; as, to red up a house.

2. a. Of the color of blood, or of a tint resembling that color; of the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is furthest from the violet part.

3. n. The color of blood, or of that part of the spectrum farthest from violet, or a tint resembling these.

Definition of Red

1. Acronym. reverse electrodialysis ¹

2. Noun. A Communist ¹

3. Noun. A supporter of a sports team who wears red as part of their kit. ¹

4. Proper noun. (n-g A nickname given to someone who has or had red hair.) ¹

5. Adjective. Communist ¹

6. Adjective. Having red as its colour. ¹

7. Adjective. Of hair, having an orange-brown colour; ginger. ¹

8. Adjective. Leftwing, socialist, or communist. ¹

9. Adjective. (US modern) Supportive of or dominated by the Republican Party. ¹

10. Adjective. (US modern) Of, pertaining to, or run by (a member of) the Republican Party. ¹

11. Adjective. (British) Supportive of the Labour Party. ¹

12. Adjective. (context: Germany politics) Related to the Social Democratic Party. ¹

13. Adjective. (astronomy) Of the lower-frequency region of the (typically visible) part of the electromagnetic spectrum which is relevant in the specific observation. ¹

14. Noun. (countable and uncountable) Any of a range of colours having the longest wavelengths, 670 nm, of the visible spectrum; a primary additive colour for transmitted light: the colour obtained by subtracting green and blue from white light using magenta and yellow filters. ¹

15. Noun. A revolutionary socialist or (most commonly) a Communist; ''(usually capitalized)'' a Bolshevik, a supporter of the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War. ¹

16. Noun. (countable snooker) One of the 15 red balls used in snooker, distinguished from the colours. ¹

17. Noun. (countable and uncountable) Red wine. ¹

18. Noun. (slang) The drug secobarbital; a capsule of this drug. ¹

19. Verb. (archaic) (past of rede) ¹

20. Verb. (colloquial) (alternative spelling of redd) ¹

21. Verb. (transitive Pennsylvania) (alternative spelling of redd) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Red

1. of the color of blood [adj REDDER, REDDEST] / to redd [v REDDED, REDDING, REDS] - See also: redd

Medical Definition of Red

1. Of the colour of blood, or of a tint resembling that colour; of the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is furthest from the violet part. "Fresh flowers, white and reede." "Your colour, I warrant you, is as red as any rose." (Shak) Red is a general term, including many different shades or hues, as scarlet, crimson, vermilion, orange red, and the like. Red is often used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, red-breasted, red-cheeked, red-faced, red-haired, red-headed, red-skinned, red-tailed, red-topped, red-whiskered, red-coasted. Red admiral, kermesite. See Kermes mineral, under Kermes. Red ash, any species of noctuid moths belonging to Catacola and allied genera. The numerous species are mostly large and handsomely coloured. The under wings are commonly banded with bright red or orange. Red water, a disease in cattle, so called from an appearance like blood in the urine. Origin: OE. Red, reed, AS. Red, red; akin to OS. Rd, OFries, rd, D. Rood, G. Roht, rot, OHG. Rt, Dan. & Sw. Rd, Icel. Raur, rjr, Goth. Ruds, W. Rhudd, Armor. Ruz, Ir. & Gael. Ruadh, L. Ruber, rufus, Gr, Skr. Rudhira, rohita; cf. L. Rutilus. Cr. Erysipelas, Rouge, Rubric, Ruby, Ruddy, Russet, Rust. 1. The colour of blood, or of that part of the spectrum farthest from violet, or a tint resembling these. "Celestial rosy red, love's proper hue." 2. A red pigment. 3. An abbreviation for Red Republican. See Red. 4. The menses. English red, a pigment prepared by the Dutch, similar to Indian red. Hypericum red, a red resinous dyestuff extracted from Hypericum. Indian red. See Indian, and Almagra. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red

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recycling
recycling bin
recycling plant
recycling symbol
recycling symbols
recyclings
recyclist
recyclists
recyclization
recyclizations
recyclize
recyclized
recyclizes
recyclizing
red, white and blue
red-backed hawk
red-backed lemming
red-backed mouse
red-backed sandpiper
red-backed shrike
red-baiter
red-baiters
red-baiting
red-banded sand wasp
red-banded sand wasps
red-bellied snake
red-bellied terrapin
red-bellied turtle

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