Definition of gray

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • gray is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • gray is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • gray is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of gray


  • make grey (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. grey
  • English radiobiologist in whose honor the gray (the SI unit of energy for the absorbed dose of radiation) was named (1905-1965) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. louis harold gray
  • clothing that is a grey color (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. grey
  • United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. asa gray
  • showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. gray-haired
    2. gray-headed
    3. grey
    4. grey-haired
    5. grey-headed
    6. grizzly
    7. hoar
    8. hoary
    9. white-haired
  • used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms) (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. grey
  • the SI unit of energy absorbed from ionizing radiation; equal to the absorption of one joule of radiation energy by one kilogram of matter; one gray equals 100 rad (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. gy
  • English poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716-1771) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. thomas gray
  • American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. robert gray
  • a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. grayness
    2. grey
    3. greyness
  • of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black (adjective)

    Examples

    1. gray flannel suit

    Synonyms

    1. grayish
    2. grey
    3. greyish
  • horse of a light gray or whitish color (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. grey
  • any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. grey
  • turn grey (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. grey
  • intermediate in character or position (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. grey

See definition of gray in Merriam Webster

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