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Definition 1: red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for red in the sense of this definition

(red is a kind of ...) a color that has hue

(... is a kind of red ) a red the color of ripe cherries

(... is a kind of red ) a red with a tinge of purple

(... is a kind of red ) a red color that reflects little light

(... is a kind of red ) a deep and vivid red color

(... is a kind of red ) a variable color averaging a vivid red

(... is a kind of red ) a bright orange-red color produced in cotton cloth with alizarine dye

(... is a kind of red ) a red pigment used in paints; basic lead chromate

(... is a kind of red ) a blood-red color

(... is a kind of red ) a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge

Definition 2: a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for red in the sense of this definition

(red is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of red) a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

(... is part of red) a state in south central United States

(... is part of red) the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico

Definition 3: emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for red in the sense of this definition

(red is a kind of ...) a person who has radical ideas or opinions

Definition 4: the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where red or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the company operated at a loss last year
  • the company operated in the red last year

Synonyms for red in the sense of this definition

(red is a kind of ...) a quantity of money

"he borrowed a large sum" "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"

(... is a kind of red ) an unrealized loss on an investment calculated by subtracting the current market price from the investor's cost

(... is a kind of red ) a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer

"increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"

Definition 5: (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where red or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for red in the sense of this definition

(red is similar to ...) having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination

"colored crepe paper" "the film was in color" "amber-colored heads of grain"

Definition 6: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for red in the sense of this definition

(red is similar to ...) being or having or characterized by hue

Definition 7: characterized by violence or bloodshed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where red or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days
  • fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing
  • convulsed with red rage

Synonyms for red in the sense of this definition

(red is similar to ...) having or covered with or accompanied by blood

"a bloody nose" "your scarf is all bloody" "the effects will be violent and probably bloody" "a bloody fight"

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