Synonyms for red

Synonyms for (noun) red

Synonyms: red, redness

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

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

Definition: a color that has hue


Synonyms: Red, Red River

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

Similar words: river

Definition: a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

Usage: the river was navigable for 50 miles


Synonyms: Bolshevik, bolshie, bolshy, red, Marxist

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

Similar words: radical

Definition: a person who has radical ideas or opinions


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

Definition: a quantity of money

Usage: he borrowed a large sum; the amount he had in cash was insufficient

Synonyms for (adjective) red

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: bloody

Definition: having or covered with or accompanied by blood

Usage: a bloody nose; your scarf is all bloody; the effects will be violent and probably bloody; a bloody fight


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: chromatic

Definition: being or having or characterized by hue


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: colored, colorful, coloured

Definition: having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination

Usage: colored crepe paper; the film was in color; amber-colored heads of grain