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1. purple

adjective. ['ˈpɝːpəl'] of a color intermediate between red and blue.

Synonyms

  • violet
  • purplish

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • chromatic color
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • purpel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purple (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. purple

noun. ['ˈpɝːpəl'] a purple color or pigment.

Synonyms

  • chromatic color
  • royal purple
  • violet
  • reddish blue
  • lavender
  • reddish purple
  • mauve
  • spectral color
  • spectral colour
  • chromatic colour

Antonyms

  • black-and-white
  • ignoble
  • dishonorable
  • female aristocrat

Etymology

  • purpel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purple (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. purple

verb. ['ˈpɝːpəl'] become purple.

Synonyms

  • colour
  • discolor
  • color

Antonyms

  • plain
  • noble
  • dishonorableness
  • bronze

Etymology

  • purpel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purple (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. purple

adjective. ['ˈpɝːpəl'] excessively elaborate or showily expressed.

Synonyms

  • rhetorical
  • empurpled

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • uninterestingness
  • colorful

Etymology

  • purpel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purple (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. purple

adjective. ['ˈpɝːpəl'] belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler.

Synonyms

  • noble
  • majestic
  • royal
  • regal

Antonyms

  • colored
  • blacken
  • stay
  • whiten

Etymology

  • purpel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purple (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. royal

adjective. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler.

Synonyms

  • imperial
  • noble
  • majestic
  • regal

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • achromatic
  • unrhetorical
  • ignoble

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)

7. royal

noun. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast.

Synonyms

  • canvas
  • sheet
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • reactive
  • inferior
  • stand still
  • uncover

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)

8. royal

adjective. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown.

Antonyms

  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)

9. royal

adjective. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] being of the rank of a monarch.

Antonyms

  • dishonorable

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)

10. royal

noun. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] stag with antlers of 12 or more branches.

Synonyms

  • royal stag

Antonyms

  • Lady
  • noblewoman

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word royal-purple


1. Noun Phrase
There are a number of vines that bear purple blooms ranging in shade from the pale lilac of wisteria to the deep royal purple of morning glories.

2. Noun Phrase
If it’s dark or royal purple, you need to make another choice because the contrast will be too great.

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