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1. orange

adjective. ['ˈɔrəndʒ, ˈɔrɪndʒ'] of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • orenge (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. orange

noun. ['ˈɔrəndʒ, ˈɔrɪndʒ'] round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees.

Synonyms

  • Seville orange
  • temple orange
  • citrous fruit
  • citrus
  • orange peel
  • orange rind
  • sour orange
  • citrus fruit
  • bitter orange
  • sweet orange

Antonyms

  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray
  • sooty-black
  • brown-gray

Etymology

  • orenge (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. orange

noun. ['ˈɔrəndʒ, ˈɔrɪndʒ'] orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow.

Synonyms

  • reddish orange
  • spectral color
  • spectral colour
  • orangeness
  • chromatic colour

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray

Etymology

  • orenge (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. orange

noun. ['ˈɔrəndʒ, ˈɔrɪndʒ'] any citrus tree bearing oranges.

Synonyms

  • citrus
  • Citrus bergamia
  • Citrus sinensis
  • bitter orange tree
  • temple orange
  • Citrus nobilis
  • bitter orange
  • citrus tree
  • tangor
  • Seville orange
  • sour orange
  • bergamot
  • bigarade
  • orangewood
  • genus Citrus
  • sweet orange tree
  • bergamot orange
  • orange tree
  • Citrus aurantium
  • sweet orange
  • king orange
  • temple orange tree

Antonyms

  • gray
  • slate-black
  • jet
  • yellow-white

Etymology

  • orenge (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sour

verb. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] go sour or spoil.

Synonyms

  • change state
  • work
  • turn

Antonyms

  • blond
  • enlightenment
  • enlightened
  • active

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] smelling of fermentation or staleness.

Synonyms

  • stinky
  • ill-smelling
  • malodorous
  • unpleasant-smelling
  • malodourous

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • unpalatable
  • unappetizing
  • dryness

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sour

verb. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] make sour or more sour.

Synonyms

  • change taste
  • acidify
  • acidulate

Antonyms

  • unconcealed
  • elated
  • alkalinity
  • tasteful

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] inaccurate in pitch.

Synonyms

  • off-key
  • unharmonious
  • false

Antonyms

  • stay
  • stimulating
  • intoxicated
  • tearful

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons.

Antonyms

  • liquid

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] showing a brooding ill humor.

Synonyms

  • glowering
  • sullen
  • ill-natured
  • moody
  • dour
  • saturnine
  • dark
  • glum

Antonyms

  • wet
  • humidify
  • sugary
  • humorless

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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