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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
red (adjective)
1.
a) of the color red
b) having red as a distinguishing color
2.
a) (1) flushed especially with anger or embarrassment
(2) - ruddy florid
(3) being or having skin of a coppery hue
b) - bloodshot eyes red from crying
c) being in the color range between a moderate orange and russet or bay
d) tinged with red - reddish
3.
heated to redness - glowing
4.
a) inciting or endorsing radical social or political change especially by force
b) often capitalized - communist
c) often capitalized of or relating to a communist country and especially to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
5.
tending to support Republicans in a general election - red states
red (noun)
1.
a color whose hue resembles that of blood or of the ruby or is that of the long-wave extreme of the visible spectrum
2.
red clothing - the lady in red
3.
one that is of a red or reddish color as
a) - red wine
b) an animal with a red or reddish coat
4.
a) a pigment or dye that colors red
b) a shade or tint of red
5.
a) one who advocates the violent overthrow of an existing social or political order
b) capitalized - communist
6.
from the bookkeeping practice of entering debit items in red ink the condition of showing a loss - usually used with the in the red compare black
Red (geographical name)
1.
river 1018 (1638 ) flowing on Okla.-Tex. boundary & into the Atchafalaya & Mississippi in Louisiana - miles kilometers E
2.
river United States & Canada flowing on Minn.-N.Dak. boundary & into Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba - N cen S cen N
3.
- see arctic red
4.
river 500 (805 ) Asia rising in Yunnan, China, & flowing across Vietnam into Gulf of Tonkin - miles kilometers SE cen SE N
red (abbreviation)
reduce; reduction
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
red (adjective)
1.
having a healthy reddish skin tone
SYNONIMS:
blooming, florid, flush, full-blooded, glowing, red, rosy, rubicund, sanguine
RELATED WORDS:
bronzed, brown, suntanned, tanned; bloomy, blowsy ( blowzy), blushing, flushed, pink, pinkish, warm; cherubic
NEAR ANTONYMS:
waxen, waxy; blanched, white, whitened; anemic, sick, sickly; bloodless, cadaverous; whey-faced, white-faced
ashen, ashy, doughy, livid, lurid, mealy, pale, paled, palish, pallid, pasty, peaked, peaky, sallow, sallowish, wan
red (adjective)
2.
having a notably high temperature
SYNONIMS:
ardent, boiling, broiling, burning, fervent, fervid, fiery, piping hot, red, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, sultry, superheated, sweltering, torrid, ultrahot, white-hot
RELATED WORDS:
blazing, glowing, igneous, molten, seething, sizzling; heated, overheated, reheated, warmed; snug, toasty, warm, warmish; feverish, flushed, inflamed ( enflamed); canicular, muggy, steamy, summerlike, summery, tropical
NEAR ANTONYMS:
chill, chilly, coldish, cool, coolish, nippy, snappy; blizzardly, frosty, snowy, subfreezing, subzero, wintry ( wintery); chilled, cooled, refrigerated, unheated; benumbed, numb, shivering
algid, arctic, bitter, bone-chilling, cold, freezing, frigid, frozen, glacial, ice-cold, iced, icy
red (noun)
1.
a person who rises up against authority
SYNONIMS:
insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, mutineer, red, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist
RELATED WORDS:
challenger, defier, insubordinate, oppositionist, recusant, refuser, resistant, resister; anarch, anarchist; discontent, extremist, malcontent, radical
NEAR ANTONYMS:
loyalist, patriot, supporter; counterinsurgent, counterrevolutionary, counterrevolutionist
red (noun)
an adherent or advocate of an economic system in which the means of production are owned and controlled by the state
SYNONIMS:
commie, comrade, Red, socialist
RELATED WORDS:
leftist, lefty, pink, pinko, social democrat; Bolshevik, Leninist, Leninite, Maoist, Marxist, Stalinist, Trotskyist, Trotskyite; extremist, radical, revolutionary, revolutionist
capitalist
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