Synonyms for red


1. red, redness, chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour
usage: red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
2. Red, Red River
usage: a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
3. Bolshevik, Marxist, red, bolshie, bolshy, radical
usage: emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
4. loss, red ink, red, sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money
usage: the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; "the company operated at a loss last year"; "the company operated in the red last year"


1. red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet, chromatic (vs. achromatic)
usage: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
2. crimson, red, violent, bloody (vs. bloodless)
usage: characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode
3. crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed, colored (vs. uncolored), coloured, colorful
usage: (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion; "crimson with fury"; "turned red from exertion"; "with puffy reddened eyes"; "red-faced and violent"; "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"
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