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1. red

adjective. ['ˈrɛd'] of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.

Synonyms

  • ruddy
  • crimson
  • reddish
  • cherry
  • carmine
  • blood-red
  • scarlet
  • chromatic
  • cerise
  • ruby
  • cherry-red

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • pessimistic
  • loss
  • birth

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Red

  • hilton-head
  • widespread
  • sffed
  • retread
  • overhead
  • overfed
  • misread
  • misled
  • instead
  • biomed
  • unwed
  • unted
  • unsaid
  • unread
  • spread
  • sayed
  • numed
  • imbed
  • embed
  • behead
  • tread
  • thread
  • szwed
  • swed
  • stead
  • sped
  • sledd
  • sled
  • shead
  • schwed

Example sentences of the word red


1. Adjective
Continue adding in red and yellow paint in increments as you approach the correct shade of tan.

Quotes containing the word red


1. It's weird doing red carpets; it's uncomfortable. But you can have a sense of humor about it.
- Kirsten Dunst

2. I love dressing up and doing the red carpet every once in a while, but I am very much a jeans kinda girl, so it's all a little embarrassing for me.
- Kelly Clarkson

3. Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.
- Samuel Ullman

2. red-tailed_hawk

noun. dark brown American hawk species having a reddish-brown tail.

Synonyms

  • redtail
  • Buteo
  • hawk
  • genus Buteo

3. red-rimmed

adjective. rimmed with red.

4. red-faced

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

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • flushed
  • red
  • reddened
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • bloodless
  • colorlessness
  • white

5. red-bellied_snake

noun. harmless woodland snake of southeastern United States.

Synonyms

  • Storeria occipitamaculata
  • colubrid snake
  • Storeria
  • genus Storeria

6. red

adjective. ['ˈrɛd'] characterized by violence or bloodshed.

Synonyms

  • crimson
  • violent

Antonyms

  • ordinal
  • unimportant
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. red

noun. ['ˈrɛd'] red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood.

Synonyms

  • vermilion
  • purplish red
  • purplish-red
  • cardinal
  • cerise
  • spectral colour
  • cherry red
  • Turkey red
  • ruby
  • alizarine red
  • crimson
  • carmine
  • chromatic colour
  • chromatic color
  • orange red
  • dark red
  • cherry
  • scarlet
  • sanguine
  • spectral color
  • chrome red
  • redness

Antonyms

  • decompression
  • unclasp
  • pull
  • standard

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. red

adjective. ['ˈrɛd'] (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • flushed
  • reddened
  • colored
  • red-faced
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • refrain
  • undercharge
  • decompress

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. Red

noun. a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana.

Synonyms

  • Louisiana
  • Lone-Star State
  • Red River
  • OK
  • LA
  • Texas
  • TX
  • Sooner State
  • Oklahoma

10. red

noun. ['ˈrɛd'] emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries.

Synonyms

  • bolshie
  • bolshy
  • Marxist
  • radical

Antonyms

  • negativeness
  • negativity
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • hreddan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • read (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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