Definitions for red

Definitions for (noun) red

Main entry: red, redness

Definition: red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

Main entry: Red, Red River

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

Main entry: Bolshevik, bolshie, bolshy, red, Marxist

Definition: emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries

Main entry: loss, red, red ink

Definition: the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue

Usage: the company operated at a loss last year; the company operated in the red last year

Definitions for (adj) red

Main entry: red, violent, crimson

Definition: characterized by violence or bloodshed

Usage: writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days- Andrea Parke; fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing- Thomas Gray; convulsed with red rage- Hudson Strode

Main entry: red, reddish, scarlet, ruby, ruby-red, ruddy, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, carmine, blood-red, crimson

Definition: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Main entry: crimson, red, red-faced, reddened, flushed

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

Usage: crimson with fury; turned red from exertion; with puffy reddened eyes; red-faced and violent; flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment

Visual thesaurus for red