Results for purple

Definitions of purple:

part of speech: noun

A color resulting from a mixture of red and blue: the robe of this color formerly worn by royalty; hence, royal power or dignity; also, great wealth or high rank; as, born to the purple.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become purple.

part of speech: adjective

Red tinged with blue: blood- red: bloody.

part of speech: verb transitive

To give a purple color to.

part of speech: noun

The colour formed by blending red and blue; a purple dress or robe, worn exclusively by the Roman emperors- hence, imperial power.

part of speech: adjective

Of the color of blended blue and red.

part of speech: adjective

Red or livid; dyed with blood.

part of speech: verb transitive

To dye purple: to clothe with purple.

part of speech: verb

To make or dye purple; to clothe with purple.

part of speech: noun

A very dark- red color: a purple dress or robe, orig. worn only by royalty: a robe of honor.

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