Synonyms for purple

Synonyms for (noun) purple

Synonyms: purple, purpleness

Definition: a purple color or pigment

Similar words: spectral color, spectral colour, chromatic color, chromatic colour

Definition: a color that has hue


Synonyms: purple

Definition: of imperial status

Usage: he was born to the purple

Similar words: nobility, noblesse

Definition: the state of being of noble birth

Synonyms for (verb) purple

Synonyms: purple, purpurate, empurple

Definition: color purple

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: purple

Definition: become purple

Similar words: color, colour, discolor, discolour

Definition: change color, often in an undesired manner

Usage: The shirts discolored

Synonyms for (adjective) purple

Synonyms: purple, purplish, violet

Definition: of a color intermediate between red and blue

Similar words: chromatic

Definition: being or having or characterized by hue


Synonyms: imperial, majestic, purple, regal, royal

Definition: belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler

Usage: golden age of imperial splendor; purple tyrant; regal attire; treated with royal acclaim; the royal carriage of a stag's head

Similar words: noble

Definition: of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times

Usage: of noble birth


Synonyms: empurpled, over-embellished, purple

Definition: excessively elaborate or showily expressed

Usage: a writer of empurpled literature; many purple passages; an over-embellished story of the fish that got away

Similar words: rhetorical

Definition: given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought

Usage: mere rhetorical frippery