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ma·roon 1

 (mə-ro͞on′)
tr.v. ma·rooned, ma·roon·ing, ma·roons
1. To put ashore on a deserted island or coast and intentionally abandon.
2. To abandon or isolate with little hope of ready rescue or escape: The travelers were marooned by the blizzard.
n.
1. often Maroon
a. A fugitive black slave in the West Indies in the 1600s and 1700s.
b. A descendant of such a slave.
2. A person who is marooned, as on an island.

[From French marron, fugitive slave, from American Spanish cimarrón, wild, runaway, perhaps from cima, summit (from runaways' fleeing to the mountains), from Latin cȳma, sprout; see cyma.]

ma·roon 2

 (mə-ro͞on′)
n.
A dark reddish brown to dark purplish red.

[French marron, chestnut, from Italian marrone.]

maroon

(məˈruːn)
vb (tr)
1. to leave ashore and abandon, esp on an island
2. to isolate without resources
n
3. (Peoples) a descendant of a group of runaway slaves living in the remoter areas of the Caribbean or Guyana
4. informal US and Canadian a person who has been marooned, esp on an island
[C17 (applied to fugitive slaves): from American Spanish cimarrón wild, literally: dwelling on peaks, from Spanish cima summit]

maroon

(məˈruːn)
n
1. (Colours)
a. a dark red to purplish-red colour
b. (as adjective): a maroon carpet.
2. an exploding firework, esp one used as a warning signal
[C18: from French, literally: chestnut, marron1]

ma•roon1

(məˈrun)

n.
1. a dark brownish red color.
adj.
2. of the color maroon.
[1585–95; < French marron literally, chestnut, Middle French < Upper Italian]

ma•roon2

(məˈrun)

v.t.
1. to put ashore and abandon on a desolate island or coast.
2. to isolate without aid or resources.
n.
3. (often cap.) a member of any of a number of black communities in the West Indies and Guiana formed by fugitive slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries.
4. a person who is marooned.
[1660–70; < French mar(r)on, appar. < American Spanish cimarrón wild; first referred to escaped animals, later to fugitive slaves]

maroon


Past participle: marooned
Gerund: marooning

Imperative
maroon
maroon
Present
I maroon
you maroon
he/she/it maroons
we maroon
you maroon
they maroon
Preterite
I marooned
you marooned
he/she/it marooned
we marooned
you marooned
they marooned
Present Continuous
I am marooning
you are marooning
he/she/it is marooning
we are marooning
you are marooning
they are marooning
Present Perfect
I have marooned
you have marooned
he/she/it has marooned
we have marooned
you have marooned
they have marooned
Past Continuous
I was marooning
you were marooning
he/she/it was marooning
we were marooning
you were marooning
they were marooning
Past Perfect
I had marooned
you had marooned
he/she/it had marooned
we had marooned
you had marooned
they had marooned
Future
I will maroon
you will maroon
he/she/it will maroon
we will maroon
you will maroon
they will maroon
Future Perfect
I will have marooned
you will have marooned
he/she/it will have marooned
we will have marooned
you will have marooned
they will have marooned
Future Continuous
I will be marooning
you will be marooning
he/she/it will be marooning
we will be marooning
you will be marooning
they will be marooning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been marooning
you have been marooning
he/she/it has been marooning
we have been marooning
you have been marooning
they have been marooning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been marooning
you will have been marooning
he/she/it will have been marooning
we will have been marooning
you will have been marooning
they will have been marooning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been marooning
you had been marooning
he/she/it had been marooning
we had been marooning
you had been marooning
they had been marooning
Conditional
I would maroon
you would maroon
he/she/it would maroon
we would maroon
you would maroon
they would maroon
Past Conditional
I would have marooned
you would have marooned
he/she/it would have marooned
we would have marooned
you would have marooned
they would have marooned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maroon - a person who is stranded (as on an island)maroon - a person who is stranded (as on an island); "when the tide came in I was a maroon out there"
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
2.maroon - a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color
purplish red, purplish-red - a red with a tinge of purple
3.maroon - an exploding firework used as a warning signal
firework, pyrotechnic - (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
Verb1.maroon - leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue; "the travellers were marooned"
desert, desolate, forsake, abandon - leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
2.maroon - leave stranded on a desert island without resources; "The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"
isolate, insulate - place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"
Adj.1.maroon - of dark brownish to purplish red
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue

maroon

verb abandon, leave, desert, strand, leave high and dry (informal), cast away, cast ashore marooned on a desert island
Translations
لون كَسْتَنائيمَنْبُوذ
hnědočervenýkaštanová hněďkaštanově hnědývysadit na pustém ostrovězanechat bez prostředků
efterlade på en øde økastanjebrunlade i stikkenrødbrun
punaruskeaviininpunainen
kestenjast
dumbrauîur, brúnrauîurskilja eftir á eyîieyyfirgefa
栗色の
밤색의
atstāt bezizejā/bezpalīdzīguizsēdināt vientuļā salāsarkanbrūna krāsa
gaštanovohnedá farbagaštanovohnedývysadiť na pustom ostrove
bordeauxvinröd
ซึ่งมีสีแดงม่วงเข้มอมน้ำตาล
çaresizlik içinde bırakmakıssız adaya çıkarıp terketmekkaderine terk etmekvişne çürüğü rengindevişne çürüğü renk
hạt dẻnâu sẫm

maroon

1 [məˈruːn]
A. ADJgranate
B. N (= colour) → granate m

maroon

2 [məˈruːn] VT [+ castaway] → abandonar (en una isla desierta) (fig) → aislar, dejar aislado
we were marooned by floodsquedamos aislados debido a las inundaciones

maroon

3 [məˈruːn] N (= distress signal) → petardo m

maroon

[məˈruːn] adjbordeaux inv

maroon

1
n (= colour)Kastanienbraun nt

maroon

2
vtaussetzen; maroonedvon der Außenwelt abgeschnitten; marooned by floodsvom Hochwasser eingeschlossen

maroon

1 [məˈruːn] adj & n (colour) → bordeaux (m) inv

maroon

2 [məˈruːn] vt (on island) → abbandonare; (subj, sea, traffic, snow) → bloccare
to be marooned (in or at) (fig) → essere abbandonato/a (in)

maroon1

(məˈruːn) noun
a dark brownish-red colour. a deep shade of maroon; (also adjective) a large maroon car.

maroon2

(məˈruːn) verb
1. to put (someone) on shore on a lonely island from which he cannot escape.
2. to leave (someone) in a helpless, lonely or uncomfortable position. I was marooned on a lonely country road.

maroon

مَنْبُوذ hnědočervený kastanjebrun kastanienbraun μπορντό granate viininpunainen bordeaux kestenjast bordeaux 栗色の 밤색의 kastanjebruin rødbrun kasztanowy castanho темно-бордовый vinröd ซึ่งมีสีแดงม่วงเข้มอมน้ำตาล vişne çürüğü renginde nâu sẫm 栗色的