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Overview of noun purple

The noun purple has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) purple, purpleness

(a purple color or pigment)

2. purple

(of imperial status; "he was born to the purple")


Overview of verb purple

The verb purple has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. purple

(become purple)

2. purple, empurple, purpurate

(color purple)


Overview of adj purple

The adj purple has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (9) purple, violet, purplish

(of a color intermediate between red and blue)

2. empurpled, over-embellished, purple

(excessively elaborate or showily expressed; "a writer of empurpled literature"; "many purple passages"; "an over-embellished story of the fish that got away")

3. imperial, majestic, purple, regal, royal

(belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head")

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