Synonyms for (noun) red

red, redness

red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood


Red, Red River

a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana

LESS SPECIFIC: river


Bolshevik, bolshie, bolshy, red, Marxist

emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries

LESS SPECIFIC: radical


loss, red, red ink

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

Synonyms for (adjective) red

red, violent, crimson

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

LESS SPECIFIC: bloody


red, reddish, scarlet, ruby, ruby-red, ruddy, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, carmine, blood-red, crimson

of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

LESS SPECIFIC: chromatic


crimson, red, red-faced, reddened, flushed

(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

LESS SPECIFIC: colored, colorful, coloured