Synonyms for gray

Synonyms for (noun) gray

Synonyms: gray, grey

Definition: horse of a light gray or whitish color

Similar words: mount, riding horse, saddle horse

Definition: a lightweight horse kept for riding only


Synonyms: gray, grey

Definition: clothing that is a grey color

Usage: he was dressed in grey

Similar words: clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, article of clothing, habiliment

Definition: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body


Synonyms: gray, grayness, grey, greyness

Definition: a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

Similar words: achromatic color, achromatic colour

Definition: a color lacking hue; white or grey or black


Synonyms: gray, grey

Definition: any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey

Usage: the Confederate army was a vast grey

Similar words: organisation, organization

Definition: a group of people who work together


Synonyms: Gray, Asa Gray

Definition: United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888)

Similar words: botanist, phytologist, plant scientist

Definition: a biologist specializing in the study of plants


Synonyms: Robert Gray, Gray

Definition: American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806)

Similar words: navigator

Definition: in earlier times, a person who explored by ship


Synonyms: Gray, Thomas Gray

Definition: English poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716-1771)

Similar words: poet

Definition: a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)


Synonyms: Gray, Louis Harold Gray

Definition: English radiobiologist in whose honor the gray (the SI unit of energy for the absorbed dose of radiation) was named (1905-1965)

Similar words: radiobiologist

Definition: a biologist who studies the effects of radiation on living organisms


Synonyms: Gy, gray

Definition: the SI unit of energy absorbed from ionizing radiation; equal to the absorption of one joule of radiation energy by one kilogram of matter; one gray equals 100 rad

Similar words: radioactivity unit

Definition: a measure of radioactivity

Synonyms for (verb) gray

Synonyms: gray, grey

Definition: turn grey

Usage: Her hair began to grey

Similar words: color, colour, discolor, discolour

Definition: change color, often in an undesired manner

Usage: The shirts discolored


Synonyms: gray, grey

Definition: make grey

Usage: The painter decided to grey the sky

Similar words: color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize

Definition: add color to

Usage: The child colored the drawings; Fall colored the trees; colorize black and white film

Synonyms for (adjective) gray

Synonyms: gray, grayish, grey, greyish

Definition: of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black

Usage: the little grey cells; gray flannel suit; a man with greyish hair

Similar words: achromatic, neutral

Definition: having no hue

Usage: neutral colors like black or white


Synonyms: gray, grey

Definition: intermediate in character or position

Usage: a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal

Similar words: intermediate

Definition: lying between two extremes in time or space or state

Usage: going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands; intermediate stages in a process; intermediate stops on the route; an intermediate range plane


Synonyms: gray, grey

Definition: used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)

Usage: a stalwart grey figure

Similar words: southern

Definition: in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

Usage: southern hospitality; southern cooking; southern plantations


Synonyms: white-haired, hoar, hoary, gray, gray-haired, gray-headed, grey, grey-haired, grey-headed, grizzly

Definition: showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

Usage: whose beard with age is hoar-Coleridge; nodded his hoary head

Similar words: old

Definition: (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age

Usage: his mother is very old; a ripe old age; how old are you?