Definition for red

adjective as in resembling the color of blood

noun as in color of blood; shade resembling such a color

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Overall, blue states fare worse with a death rate of 63 per 100,000 people, but red states still have a relatively high death rate, by global standards, of 40 per 100,000.

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In other words, more than 90,000 deaths have occurred in red states.

Venus has long played second fiddle to its redder, smaller, and more distant sibling.

Without SDSU’s cases, the county’s case rate would be 6, solidly in the slightly better “red” tier.

Whatever you compare them to, Langsdorffia flowers are intricate, screaming red showpieces.

Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling says his politics are keeping him out of Cooperstown.

Nor does the jet have the ability to capture high-definition video, utilize an infra-red pointer.

There was deep brown flesh, and bronze flesh, and pallid white flesh, and flesh turned red from the hot sun.

A Republican candidate hoping to win red state support could find a worse team to root for than one from Dallas.

The pale, baby-faced, red-cheeked rapper is furiously puffing away at a hastily-made blunt crammed with low-grade weed.

Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.

Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.

“You appear to feel it so,” rejoined Mr. Pickwick, smiling at the clerk, who was literally red-hot.

Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.

C was a Captain, all covered with lace; D was a drunkard, and had a red face.


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On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to red, such as: cardinal, coral, crimson, flaming, glowing, and maroon.

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