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English adjective: red

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


Synonymsblood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, reddish, ruby, ruby-red, ruddy, scarlet


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

2. red characterized by violence or bloodshed


SamplesWrites of crimson deeds and barbaric days.
Fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing.
Convulsed with red rage.


Synonymscrimson, violent


Similarbloody


Antonymsbloodless

3. red (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion


SamplesCrimson with fury.
Turned red from exertion.
With puffy reddened eyes.
Red-faced and violent.
Flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment.


Synonymscrimson, flushed, red-faced, reddened


Similarcolored, colorful, coloured


Antonymsuncolored, uncoloured


English noun: red

1. red (attribute) red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood


Synonymsredness


Broader (hypernym)chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour


Narrower (hyponym)alizarine red, cardinal, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry red, chrome red, crimson, dark red, deep red, orange red, purplish red, purplish-red, ruby, sanguine, scarlet, Turkey red, vermilion

2. Red (object) a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana


SynonymsRed River


Instance hypernymriver


Part meronymLA, Lone-Star State, Louisiana, OK, Oklahoma, Pelican State, Sooner State, Texas, TX

3. red (person) emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries


SynonymsBolshevik, bolshie, bolshy, Marxist


Broader (hypernym)radical

4. red (possession) the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue


SamplesThe company operated at a loss last year.
The company operated in the red last year.


Synonymsloss, red ink


Broader (hypernym)amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money


Narrower (hyponym)paper loss, squeeze


Antonymsgain









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