Definition of red

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • red is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 4
  • red is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 4
  • red is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 4

Definition of red


  • the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue (noun)

    Examples

    1. the company operated in the red last year

    Synonyms

    1. loss
    2. red ink
  • red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. redness
  • characterized by violence or bloodshed (adjective)

    Examples

    1. convulsed with red rage

    Synonyms

    1. crimson
    2. violent
  • 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)

    Synonyms

    1. blood-red
    2. carmine
    3. cerise
    4. cherry
    5. cherry-red
    6. crimson
    7. reddish
    8. ruby
    9. ruby-red
    10. ruddy
    11. scarlet
  • a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. red river
  • (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion (adjective)

    Examples

    1. turned red from exertion
    2. with puffy reddened eyes
    3. red-faced and violent

    Synonyms

    1. crimson
    2. flushed
    3. red-faced
    4. reddened
  • emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. bolshevik
    2. bolshie
    3. bolshy
    4. marxist

See definition of red in Merriam Webster

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