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


Bolshevik, bolshie, bolshy, red, Marxist

emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries


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


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