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red

 (rĕd)
n.
1.
a. The hue of the long-wave end of the visible spectrum, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 630 to 750 nanometers; any of a group of colors that may vary in lightness and saturation and whose hue resembles that of blood; one of the additive or light primaries; one of the psychological primary hues.
b. A pigment or dye having a red hue.
c. Something that has a red hue.
2.
a. often Red A Communist.
b. A revolutionary activist.
3. The condition of being in debt or operating at a loss: The firm has been in the red all year.
adj. red·der, red·dest
1. Having a color resembling that of blood.
2. Reddish in color or having parts that are reddish in color: a red dog; a red oak.
3.
a. Having a reddish or coppery skin color.
b. often Red Often Offensive Of or being a Native American.
4. Having a ruddy or flushed complexion: red with embarrassment.
5. Relating to or being a red state.
6. often Red Communist.

[Middle English, from Old English rēad; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

red′ly adv.
red′ness n.

red

(rɛd)
n
1. (Colours) any of a group of colours, such as that of a ripe tomato or fresh blood, that lie at one end of the visible spectrum, next to orange, and are perceived by the eye when light in the approximate wavelength range 740–620 nanometres falls on the retina. Red is the complementary colour of cyan and forms a set of primary colours with blue and green.
2. (Dyeing) a pigment or dye of or producing these colours
3. (Textiles) red cloth or clothing: dressed in red.
4. (Billiards & Snooker) a red ball in snooker, billiards, etc
5. (Gambling, except Cards) (in roulette and other gambling games) one of two colours on which players may place even bets, the other being black
6. (Archery) archery Also called: inner a red ring on a target, between the blue and the gold, scoring seven points
7. (Banking & Finance) in the red informal in debit; owing money
8. see red informal to become very angry
adj, redder or reddest
9. (Colours) of the colour red
10. (Colours) reddish in colour or having parts or marks that are reddish: red hair; red deer.
11. having the face temporarily suffused with blood, being a sign of anger, shame, etc
12. (of the complexion) rosy; florid
13. (of the eyes) bloodshot
14. (of the hands) stained with blood, as after committing murder
15. bloody or violent: red revolution.
16. (Brewing) (of wine) made from black grapes and coloured by their skins
17. denoting the highest degree of urgency in an emergency; used by the police and the army and informally (esp in the phrase red alert)
18. US relating to, supporting, or representing the Republican Party. Compare blue24
vb, reds, redding or redded
another word for redden
[Old English rēad; compare Old High German rōt, Gothic rauths, Latin ruber, Greek eruthros, Sanskrit rohita]
ˈredly adv
ˈredness n

red

(rɛd)
vb, reds, redding, red or redded
(tr) a variant spelling of redd1

Red

(rɛd)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Communist, Socialist, or Soviet
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) radical, leftist, or revolutionary
n
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member or supporter of a Communist or Socialist Party or a national of a state having such a government, esp the former Soviet Union
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a radical, leftist, or revolutionary
[C19: from the colour chosen to symbolize revolutionary socialism]

red

(rɛd)

n., adj. red•der, red•dest. n.
1. any of various colors resembling the color of blood; the primary color at one extreme end of the visible spectrum, an effect of light with a wavelength between 610 and 780 nm.
2. something red.
3. (often cap.) a radical leftist in politics, esp. a communist.
4. Informal. red light (def. 1).
5. Informal. red wine.
6. Slang. a red capsule containing secobarbital.
adj.
7. of the color red.
8. having distinctive areas or markings of red: a red robin.
9. of or indicating a state of financial loss or indebtedness: the red column in the ledger.
10. politically radical or leftist.
11. (often cap.) communist.
Idioms:
in the red, operating at a loss or being in debt (opposed to in theblack).
[before 900; Middle English red, Old English rēad; c. Old Frisian rād, Old Saxon rōd, Old High German rōt, Old Norse raudhr, Gothic rauths, Latin ruber, Greek erythrós]
red′ness, n.

red-

var. of re- before a vowel or h in some words: redintegrate.

-red

a suffix, denoting condition, formerly used in the formation of nouns: hatred; kindred.
[Middle English -rede, Old English -rǣden]

Red

 

See Also: BLUSHES, CHEEKS, COLORS, HAIR, LIPS, MOUTH

  1. As red as any rose —William Shakespeare
  2. Red as a matchtip —James Reiss
  3. (Tongue) red as a pomegranate —Miles Gibson
  4. Red as a radish —Anon
  5. Red as a robin’s breast —Anon
  6. Red as a rooster’s comb —Dorothy Canfield Fisher

    The simile from Canfield’s Sex Education describes a face turned red with embarrassment.

  7. Red as a strong man’s heart —Robert Tristram Coffin

    The objects being compared are Vermont barns.

  8. (Lips) red as a sun rising on the Atlantic and setting on the Pacific —Mary Morris
  9. Red as a wound —Jon Silkin
  10. [A cloak] red as blood —William Shakespeare

    Similes linking the color red with blood abound throughout literature as well as everyday speech.

  11. (Hair) red as chili powder —Saul Bellow
  12. Red as fire —William Shakespeare
  13. (Lips) red as hell —Dame Edith Sitwell
  14. (Fingernails) red as satin ribbons —Diane Ackerman
  15. [Leather seats of a showy car] red as spilt blood —Saul Bellow
  16. Red like poppies —Charlotte Brontë
  17. Thin streaks of red, like veins in marble showed on his chalky teeth —Wright Morris

red


Past participle: redded
Gerund: redding

Imperative
red
red
Present
I red
you red
he/she/it reds
we red
you red
they red
Preterite
I redded
you redded
he/she/it redded
we redded
you redded
they redded
Present Continuous
I am redding
you are redding
he/she/it is redding
we are redding
you are redding
they are redding
Present Perfect
I have redded
you have redded
he/she/it has redded
we have redded
you have redded
they have redded
Past Continuous
I was redding
you were redding
he/she/it was redding
we were redding
you were redding
they were redding
Past Perfect
I had redded
you had redded
he/she/it had redded
we had redded
you had redded
they had redded
Future
I will red
you will red
he/she/it will red
we will red
you will red
they will red
Future Perfect
I will have redded
you will have redded
he/she/it will have redded
we will have redded
you will have redded
they will have redded
Future Continuous
I will be redding
you will be redding
he/she/it will be redding
we will be redding
you will be redding
they will be redding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been redding
you have been redding
he/she/it has been redding
we have been redding
you have been redding
they have been redding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been redding
you will have been redding
he/she/it will have been redding
we will have been redding
you will have been redding
they will have been redding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been redding
you had been redding
he/she/it had been redding
we had been redding
you had been redding
they had been redding
Conditional
I would red
you would red
he/she/it would red
we would red
you would red
they would red
Past Conditional
I would have redded
you would have redded
he/she/it would have redded
we would have redded
you would have redded
they would have redded

red

(tidy)
Past participle: red/redded
Gerund: redding

Imperative
red
red
Present
I red
you red
he/she/it reds
we red
you red
they red
Preterite
I red/redded
you red/redded
he/she/it red/redded
we red/redded
you red/redded
they red/redded
Present Continuous
I am redding
you are redding
he/she/it is redding
we are redding
you are redding
they are redding
Present Perfect
I have red/redded
you have red/redded
he/she/it has red/redded
we have red/redded
you have red/redded
they have red/redded
Past Continuous
I was redding
you were redding
he/she/it was redding
we were redding
you were redding
they were redding
Past Perfect
I had red/redded
you had red/redded
he/she/it had red/redded
we had red/redded
you had red/redded
they had red/redded
Future
I will red
you will red
he/she/it will red
we will red
you will red
they will red
Future Perfect
I will have red/redded
you will have red/redded
he/she/it will have red/redded
we will have red/redded
you will have red/redded
they will have red/redded
Future Continuous
I will be redding
you will be redding
he/she/it will be redding
we will be redding
you will be redding
they will be redding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been redding
you have been redding
he/she/it has been redding
we have been redding
you have been redding
they have been redding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been redding
you will have been redding
he/she/it will have been redding
we will have been redding
you will have been redding
they will have been redding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been redding
you had been redding
he/she/it had been redding
we had been redding
you had been redding
they had been redding
Conditional
I would red
you would red
he/she/it would red
we would red
you would red
they would red
Past Conditional
I would have red/redded
you would have red/redded
he/she/it would have red/redded
we would have red/redded
you would have red/redded
they would have red/redded

Red

a communist
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.red - red color or pigmentred - red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
sanguine - a blood-red color
chrome red - a red pigment used in paints; basic lead chromate
alizarine red, Turkey red - a bright orange-red color produced in cotton cloth with alizarine dye
carmine, cardinal - a variable color averaging a vivid red
crimson, deep red, ruby - a deep and vivid red color
dark red - a red color that reflects little light
purplish red, purplish-red - a red with a tinge of purple
cerise, cherry red, cherry - a red the color of ripe cherries
orange red, scarlet, vermilion - a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
2.red - a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through LouisianaRed - a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
OK, Oklahoma, Sooner State - a state in south central United States
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
3.red - emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionariesred - emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions
4.red - 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"
paper loss - an unrealized loss on an investment calculated by subtracting the current market price from the investor's cost
squeeze - a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer; "increased expenses put a squeeze on profits"
amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
Adj.1.red - of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
2.red - 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
bloody - having or covered with or accompanied by blood; "a bloody nose"; "your scarf is all bloody"; "the effects will be violent and probably bloody"; "a bloody fight"
3.red - (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"
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"

red

noun & adjective
adjective
2. (of hair) chestnut, flaming, reddish, flame-coloured, bay, sandy, foxy, Titian, carroty Her red hair flowed out in the wind.
3. bloodshot, inflamed, red-rimmed He rubbed his red eyes.
4. rosy, healthy, glowing, blooming, ruddy, roseate rosy red cheeks
noun
1. (Informal) communist, socialist, revolutionary, militant, Marxist, leftist, left-winger, lefty (informal), Trotskyite They're all so terrified of Reds.
in the red (Informal) in debt, bankrupt, on the rocks, insolvent, in arrears, overdrawn, owing money, in deficit, showing a loss, in debit The theatre is in the red.
see red (Informal) lose your temper, boil, lose it (informal), seethe, go mad (informal), crack up (informal), lose the plot (informal), go ballistic (slang, chiefly U.S.), blow a fuse (slang, chiefly U.S.), fly off the handle (informal), become enraged, go off the deep end (informal), wig out (slang), go up the wall (slang), blow your top, lose your rag (slang), be beside yourself with rage (informal), be or get pissed (off) (taboo slang), be or get very angry, go off your head (slang) I didn't mean to break his nose. I just saw red.
Related words
adjectives rubicund, ruddy

Shades of red

auburn, baby pink, bay, burgundy, burnt sienna, cardinal red, carmine, carnation, carroty, cerise, cherry, chestnut, cinnabar, claret, copper or coppery, coral, crimson, cyclamen, damask, dubonnet, flame, flesh, foxy, fuchsia, ginger, grenadine, gules (Heraldry), henna, liver, magenta, maroon, mulberry, old rose, oxblood, oyster pink, peach, peach-blow, pink, plum, poppy, puce, raspberry, rose, roseate, rosy, ruby, russet, rust, salmon pink, sandy, scarlet, shell pink, strawberry, tea rose, terracotta, Titian, Turkey red, vermeil, vermilion, wine
Translations
rooi
أَحْمَرأحْمَرشُيوعيوَرْدي
червен
červenýryšavýrudýrusýkomunistický
rød
ruĝa
punane
سرخقرمز
punainen
लाल
crvencrvena
vöröspiros
merah
kommúnisti, rauîliîi, róttæklingurrauðurrauîur
赤い
빨간
apgaulingas manevrasatmintina dienabiurokratizmasįkaitęs iki raudonumoindėnų
komunistssarkana krāsasarkanīgssarkans
roodrosrosse
roşu
červenáčervený
rdečrdeča
rödrött
แดง
đỏmàu đỏ

red

[red]
A. ADJ (redder (compar) (reddest (superl)))
1. (gen) [apple, sweater, lips, pen] → rojo, colorado; [flower, sky] → rojo; [wine] → tinto
the traffic lights are redel semáforo está en rojo
his eyes were red (from crying) → tenía los ojos rojos
the red evening sunel sol rojizo del atardecer
bright redrojo fuerte or chillón
dark redrojo oscuro
deep redrojo intenso
to have red hairser pelirrojo
it's like a red rag to a bulles lo que más le saca de quicio
to roll out the red carpet for sbrecibir a algn por todo lo alto or a bombo y platillo
to give sb the red carpet treatmenttratar a algn a cuerpo de rey
not a red cent (US) → ni una gorda
red sky at night, shepherd's delight, red sky in the morning, shepherd's warningel cielo rojo por la noche es señal de buen tiempo, el cielo rojo por la mañana de mal tiempo
see also paint B2
2. (= flushed) [face, cheeks] (with shame) → sonrojado; (with anger) → rojo; (with embarrassment) → rojo, colorado
to be red in the face (from anger, exertion, heat) → estar rojo, tener la cara encendida (liter); (from embarrassment) → estar rojo or colorado, tener la cara encendida (liter)
to go red in the face (from anger, exertion, heat) → ponerse rojo or colorado; (with embarrassment) → ponerse colorado; (with shame) → sonrojarse
to go or turn as red as a beetrootponerse como un tomate
3. (Pol) → rojo
better red than deadmás vale el vivir bajo los comunistas que morir luchando contra ellos
B. N
1. (= colour) → (color m) rojo m
to be dressed in redir vestido de rojo
it was underlined in redestaba subrayado en rojo
to be in the red [account, firm] → estar en números rojos
I'm £100 in the redtengo un descubierto de 100 libras en el banco
to go into or get into the redcontraer deudas
to get out of the redliquidar las deudas
to see redsulfurarse, salirse de sus casillas
this makes me see redesto me saca de quicio
2. (Pol) (= person) → rojo/a m/f
reds under the bedla amenaza comunista
3. (= red wine) → tinto m
C. CPD red admiral Nvanesa f roja
red alert Nalerta f roja
to be on red alertestar en alerta roja
the Red Army Nel Ejército Rojo
red blood cell Nglóbulo m rojo
red cabbage Ncol f lombarda, lombarda f
red card N (Ftbl) → tarjeta f roja
to show sb the red cardsacar a algn la tarjeta roja (fig) (= reprimand) → llamar al orden a algn, amonestar a algn; (= force to resign) → destituir a algn
red cedar Ncedro m rojo
red cell Nglóbulo m rojo
Red China NChina f comunista
red corpuscle Ncorpúsculo m rojo
Red Cross NCruz f Roja
red deer Nciervo m común
red ensign N (Naut) → enseña f roja
red eye N (Phot) → ojo m rojo
see also redeye red flag N (on beach, etc) → bandera f roja
red giant N (Astron) → gigante m rojo
red heat Ncalor m rojo
red herring N (fig) → pista f falsa, despiste m
Red Indian Npiel roja mf
red lead Nminio m
red light N (Aut) → luz f roja
to go through a red lightsaltarse un semáforo en rojo
see also red-light district red meat Ncarne f roja
red mullet Nsalmonete m
red pepper N (= capsicum) → pimiento m rojo, pimiento m morrón, pimentón m rojo (LAm); (= powder) → pimienta f de cayena
Red Riding Hood N (also Little Red Riding Hood) → Caperucita f Roja
red salmon Nsalmón m rojo
Red Sea NMar m Rojo
red sea bream Nbesugo m (rojo)
red setter Nsetter m irlandés
red snapper Npargo m
red spider mite Narador m or ácaro m de la sarna
Red Square N (in Moscow) → Plaza f Roja
red squirrel Nardilla f roja
red tape Ntrámites mpl, papeleo m
red wine Nvino m tinto, tinto m

red

[ˈrɛd]
n
(= colour) → rouge m
to be in the red [account, person] → être à découvert; [business, company] → être en déficit
to see red (= lose one's temper) → voir rouge
(also red wine) → rouge m
A great Chilean red → Un excellent rouge du Chili.
(POLITICS) (pejorative)rouge mf
adj
(in colour)rouge
a red rose → une rose rouge
[hair] → roux(rousse); [fur] → roux(rousse)
Tamsin's got red hair → Tamsin a les cheveux roux.
She has long red hair → Elle a de longs cheveux roux.
(= bloodshot) [eyes] → rouge
(with embarrassment, anger, exertion) [person, face] → rouge
His face was red → Il était tout rouge.
red with shame → rouge de honte
She was red with shame → Elle était rouge de honte.
to go red in the face (with embarrassment, anger)rougir; (with exertion)devenir tout(e) rougered alert nalerte f rouge
to be on red alert
The country is on red alert → L'alerte rouge a été déclenchée dans le pays.Red Army n
the Red Army → l'Armée f rougered-blooded [ˌrɛdˈblʌdɪd] adj [male, man] → viril(e), vigoureux/eusered-brick redbrick [ˈrɛdbrɪk] adj [house, building, wall] → en briques rougesredbrick university n (British) université fondée à la fin du XIXème et au début du XXème siècles, par opposition aux établissements plus anciens tels que Oxford ou Cambridgered cabbage nchou m rougered card n (FOOTBALL)carton m rouge
to be shown the red card [sports player] → recevoir un carton rougered carpet ntapis m rouge
to roll out the red carpet → dérouler le tapis rouge
to roll out the red carpet for sb → dérouler le tapis rouge pour qnred-carpet treatment naccueil m en grande pompered channel n (at customs)couloir m "marchandises à déclarer", sortie f "marchandises à déclarer"Red Crescent nCroissant-Rouge mRed Cross nCroix-Rouge f

red

adj (also Pol) → rot; the lights are red (Aut) → es ist rot; deep redtiefrot; red as a beetrootrot wie eine Tomate; to go red in the facerot anlaufen, einen roten Kopf bekommen; was my face red!da habe ich vielleicht einen roten Kopf bekommen; she turned red with embarrassmentsie wurde rot vor Verlegenheit; there’ll be some red faces in the town halldas wird einigen Leuten im Rathaus sauer aufstoßen (inf); nature red in tooth and clawgrausame Natur; red sky at night, shepherds’ delight; red sky in the morning, shepherds’ warning (Prov) → Abendrot verspricht dem Bauern Lohn und Brot, dahingegen Morgenröte verheißt dem Bauern arge Nöte; better red than deadlieber rot als tot
n (= colour)Rot nt; (Pol: = person) → Rote(r) mf; (Billiards) → Karambole f, → roter Ball; (Roulette) → Rot nt, → Rouge nt; to underline mistakes in redFehler rot unterstreichen; to go through the lights on red, to go through on redbei Rot über die Ampel fahren; to be (£100) in the red(mit £ 100) in den roten Zahlen or in den Roten (inf)sein; to go into the redin die roten Zahlen kommen; this pushed the company into the reddas brachte or dadurch kam die Firma in die roten Zahlen; to get out of the redaus den roten Zahlen or aus den Roten (inf)herauskommen; to see red (fig)rotsehen; reds under the bed (Pol pej) → verkappte Kommunisten pl, → rote Wölfe plim Schafspelz

red

:
red admiral
nAdmiral m
red alert
nAlarmstufe frot, höchste Alarmbereitschaft; to be on redin höchster Alarmbereitschaft sein
Red Army
nRote Armee
Red Army Faction
redbaiting
n (US inf) → Kommunistenhetze f
red blood cell
red-blooded
adjheißblütig
redbreast
nRotkehlchen nt
redbrick university
n (Brit) um die Jahrhundertwende erbaute britische Universität
red cabbage
nRotkohl m, → Rotkraut nt (S Ger, Aus), → Blaukraut nt (S Ger, Aus)
redcap
n (Brit Mil sl) → Militärpolizist(in) m(f); (US) → Gepäckträger(in) m(f); (Orn) → Stieglitz m
red card
n (Ftbl) → Rote Karte; to show somebody the red (also fig)jdm die Rote Karte zeigen
red carpet
n (lit, fig)roter Teppich; a red receptionein Empfang mmit rotem Teppich; (fig also)ein großer Bahnhof; to roll out the red for somebody, to give somebody the red treatment (inf)den roten Teppich für jdn ausrollen, jdn mit großem Bahnhof empfangen
red cedar
nBleistiftzeder f, → Virginischer Wacholder
red cell
n (in blood) → rote Zelle
red cent
n (US inf) not a red (= nothing)keinen roten Heller (inf)
Red China
nRotchina nt
redcoat
n (Brit Hist) → Rotrock m (britischer Soldat z.B. im amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg)
red corpuscle
Red Crescent
Red Cross
attrRotkreuz-; red hospitalRotkreuzkrankenhaus nt
Red Cross Society
n(Internationales) Rotes Kreuz
redcurrant
n (Brit) → (rote) Johannisbeere
red deer
nRothirsch m; (pl) → Rotwild nt

red

:
red eye
n (Phot) Rotfärbung der Augen auf Blitzlichtfotos, → Rote-Augen-Effekt m
redeye
n (US sl)
(= cheap whisky)Fusel m (inf), → schlechter Whisky
(also redeye flight)Übernachtflug m
red-eyed
adjmit geröteten or roten Augen
red-faced
adjmit rotem Kopf
Red Flag
nRote Fahne
red flag
n (on beach etc) → rote Warnflagge or Signalflagge
red giant
n (Astron) → roter Riese or Riesenstern
red grouse
nRothuhn nt
Red Guard
nRote Garde
red-haired
adjrothaarig
red-handed
adv to catch somebody redjdn auf frischer Tat ertappen; (esp sexually) → jdn in flagranti erwischen (inf)
red hat
n (Rel, of cardinal) → Kardinalshut m
redhead
nRothaarige(r) mf, → Rotschopf m
red-headed
adjrothaarig
red heat
nRotglut f; to bring iron to redEisen auf Rotglut erhitzen
red herring
n (lit)Räucherhering m; (fig)Ablenkungsmanöver nt; (in thrillers, historical research) → falsche Spur; that’s a red (= irrelevant)das führt vom Thema ab
red-hot
adj
(lit)rot glühend; (= very hot)glühend heiß; (fig) telephone linesheiß gelaufen; red favouriteganz heißer or brandheißer Favorit; he’s a red favourite to win the raceer ist der heiße Favorit bei dem Rennen
(fig inf) (= very popular)heiß (inf); (= very skilled)toll (inf); (= very recent) newsbrandaktuell; (= ardent, burning) personleidenschaftlich, begeistert; attitudeglühend, brennend, inständig
(= spicy) chillischarf, beißend
red-hot poker
n (Bot) → Fackellilie f

red

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Red Indian
n (neg! dated)Indianer(in) m(f)
red ink
n (US: = losses) → finanzielle Verluste pl, → rote Zahlen pl; to bleed redrote Zahlen schreiben

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red lead
nBleirot nt, → Bleimennige f
red-letter day
nbesonderer Tag, Tag, den man im Kalender rot anstreichen muss
red light
n (lit) (= warning light)rotes Licht; (= traffic light)Rotlicht nt; to go through the red (Mot) → bei Rot über die Ampel fahren, die Ampel überfahren (inf); to see the red (fig)die Gefahr erkennen; the red-light districtdie Strichgegend, der Strich (inf); (with nightclubs) → das Rotlichtviertel
redlining
n (US) die Praktik von Banken und Versicherungen, den Bewohnern heruntergekommener Stadtviertel Kredite, Hypotheken und den Abschluss von Versicherungen zu verweigern
red man
n (at street crossing) → rotes Licht; (as said to children) → rotes Männchen
red meat
n Rind-, Lamm- und Rehfleisch
red mullet
n(rote) Meeräsche
redneck
n (US inf) → Prolet(in) m(f) (inf)

red

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red pepper
red pine
nSüdkiefer f; (= wood)Redpine nt

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Red Riding Hood
n (Little) redRotkäppchen nt
red salmon
nPazifiklachs m
Red Sea
red setter
n(roter) Setter
redshank
n (Orn) → Rotschenkel m
red shift
nRotverschiebung f
redskin
n (pej)Rothaut f
red snapper
n(roter) Schnapper
red spider mite
nRote Spinne, Rote Spinnmilbe
Red Spot
n (Astron) → roter Punkt
Red Square
nRoter Platz
red squirrel
nEichhörnchen nt
redstart
n (Orn) → Rotschwanz m
red tape
n (fig)Papierkrieg m (inf); (with authorities also) → Behördenkram m (inf)

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red wine
nRotwein m
redwing
nRotdrossel f
redwood
nRedwood nt

red

[rɛd]
1. adj (-der (comp) (-dest (superl))) (all senses) → rosso/a
to be red in the face (from physical effort) → essere tutto/a rosso/a, avere il viso rosso (embarrassed) → essere rosso/a (in viso)
to roll out the red carpet (for sb) (fig) → accogliere qn in pompa magna
it's like a red rag to a bull with him → è una cosa che gli fa vedere rosso
2. n (colour) → rosso (Pol) (pej) → rosso/a
in the red (Fin) (account) → in rosso, scoperto/a (firm) → in deficit, in rosso
to see red (fig) → vedere rosso

red

(red) noun, adjective
1. (of) the colour of blood. a red car/dress / cheeks; red cheeks; a red car/dress / cheeks; Her eyes were red with crying.
2. (of hair or fur) (of) a colour which varies between a golden brown and a deep reddish-brown.
3. (a) communist. Red China; A lot of his university friends are Reds.
the Red Army
the army of the former USSR.
ˈredden verb
1. to make or become red or redder. to redden the lips with lipstick.
2. to blush. She reddened as she realized her mistake.
ˈreddish adjective
slightly red. reddish hair.
ˈredness noun
ˈredcurrant noun
a type of garden bush grown for its small red fruit.
ˈredhead noun
a person with red hair.
red herring
1. something that leads people away from the main point in a discussion.
2. a false clue or line of enquiry.
ˌred-ˈhot adjective
(of metal etc) so hot that it is glowing red. red-hot steel; This iron is red-hot.
Red Indian
a North American Indian.
red-letter day
a day which will always be remembered because of something especially good that happened on it.
red tape
annoying and unnecessary rules and regulations.
be in the red
to be in debt.
catch red-handed
to find (a person) in the act of doing wrong. The police caught the thief red-handed.
see red
to become angry. When he started criticizing my work, I really saw red.

red

أَحْمَر červený rød rot κόκκινος rojo punainen rouge crven rosso 赤い 빨간 rood rød czerwony vermelho красный röd แดง kırmızı màu đỏ 红的

red

n., a. rojo;
___cellglóbulo rojo, hematíe, eritrocito;
Congo ______ Congo;
scarlet ______ escarlata.

red

adj (comp redder; super reddest) rojo; — flag llamado or llamada de atención, señal f de alerta, signo de algún problema
References in classic literature ?
Not a very splendid show, but there was a great deal of love done up in the few little bundles, and the tall vase of red roses, white chrysanthemums, and trailing vines, which stood in the middle, gave quite an elegant air to the table.
The baker's eyes were small and red and his black hair and beard were filled with flour dust.
It might be almost anybody from some person you met up in the caves of ice to a red pygmy from the wilds of Africa.
While the train flashed through never-ending miles of ripe wheat, by country towns and bright-flowered pastures and oak groves wilting in the sun, we sat in the observation car, where the woodwork was hot to the touch and red dust lay deep over everything.
When Red Death released him at last, he ran away like a very madman, pursued by the jeers of the bystanders.
Red then asked him to send them both to cut down wood next morning, and see which of them could do most work.
The author embarks with the patriarch, narrowly escapes shipwreck near the isle of Socotora; enters the Arabian Gulf, and the Red Sea.
ONCE upon a time there was a very beautiful doll's house; it was red brick with white windows, and it had real muslin curtains and a front door and a chimney.
The Priests were to be painted in the same way, red being applied to that semicircle in which the eye and mouth formed the middle point; while the other or hinder semicircle was to be coloured green.
But," he continued, in his fierce guttural tones, "if you run off with the red girl it is I who shall have to account to Tal Hajus; it is I who shall have to face Tars Tarkas, and either demonstrate my right to command, or the metal from my dead carcass will go to a better man, for such is the custom of the Tharks.
Very well, then, we will come out again, Master Land; and if, after the Persian Gulf, the Nautilus would like to visit the Red Sea, the Straits of Bab-el-mandeb are there to give us entrance.
At last, some time before I stopped, the sun, red and very large, halted motionless upon the horizon, a vast dome glowing with a dull heat, and now and then suffering a momentary extinction.