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Fun fact! There was no word for the colour orange in English until the 16th century.

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Definition of the noun orange

What does orange mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: oranges

  1. round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
  2. orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow
  3. any citrus tree bearing oranges
  4. any pigment producing the orange color
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: pigment = dry coloring material

Alternative definition of the noun orange


  1. An evergreen tree of the genus Citrus such as Citrus aurantium.
  2. The fruit of an orange tree; a citrus fruit with a slightly sour flavour.
  3. The colour of a ripe orange (the fruit); a color midway between red and yellow.

Definition of the adjective orange

What does orange mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more orange / oranger | most orange / orangest

  1. of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange

Alternative definition of the adjective orange


  1. Having the colour of the fruit of an orange tree; reddish-yellow.


  1. Relating to the Orange Order.


The orange is the fruit of the citrus species Citrus × sinensis in the family Rutaceae. The fruit of the Citrus sinensis is considered a sweet orange, whereas the fruit of the Citrus aurantium is considered a bitter orange. The orange is a hybrid, possibly between pomelo and mandarin, which has been cultivated since ancient times.

  • also known as Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties
  • more generic: Fruit

There are other foods with Orange in their name, like Orange Tree, orange-tree, bitter-orange, Orange bitters, Orange chicken, Orange Liqueur, Duck à l'orange, Orange cuttlefish, Orange jelly candy, Orange flower water, Orange Blossom Water, Sicilian orange salad, Amber Chocolate Orange Stout, Amber Chocolate Orange Stout, Spicy Orange and Ginger Chicken, Gatorade Orange Flavor Drink Mix and V8 SPLASH J Orange Pineapple Juice Drinks.


  1. "Orange" is a 2010 Telugu Action romantic comedy film directed by Bhaskar in his third venture after Bommarillu and Parugu. The film features Ram Charan and Genelia D'Souza with Shazahn Padamsee playing a pivotal role. The film, whose music was composed by Harris Jayaraj, began the first schedule in February 2010, and was released on November 26, 2010. The film was dubbed in Malayalam as Hai Ram Charan and Tamil as Ram Charan.Orange Satellite rights were sold for 6.5 crore.
  2. "Orange" is a 2010 short animated film directed by Sylvie Trouvé.
  3. "Orange" is a 2012 Malayalam film directed by Biju Varkey who had earlier directed films like Devadasi, Chandranilekkulla Vazhi and Phantom.


  1. "Orange" is a song performed by Irish comedian David O'Doherty. It was released on CD in February 2007 as part of his attempts to have a "Minor" hit single, preferably at #27 in the charts. The exploits of O'Doherty trying to have this "hit" was featured in an episode of his TV series, The Modest Adventures of David O'Doherty.
  2. "Orange" is a 1994 studio album by the American punk blues band The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. The track "Flavor" features a guest appearance by Beck. The Village Voice ranked the album #16 of the top albums of 1994. The track "Bellbottoms" was included in The Pitchfork 500.
  3. "Orange" is Al Stewart's fourth studio album originally released in 1972, and re-released in 1996 and 2007 on CD. Generally regarded as a 'transitional album' between the confessional folk sounds of his first three albums, and the historically themed albums of his more successful mid-1970s period. The album includes Rick Wakeman on piano.
  4. "Orange" is a musical single of Jelly→.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  5. "Orange" is a musical single of 175R & 175R feat.MCU.
  6. "Orange" is the soundtrack to the 2010 Telugu romantic film, Orange, directed by Bhaskar and starring Ram Charan, Genelia D'Souza and Shazahn Padamsee. The soundtrack album includes six tracks composed by Harris Jayaraj marking his first collaboration with Bhaskar and Ram Charan. The soundtrack album was released on October 26, 2010. The release coincided with a promotional event held at Shilpakala Vedika in Hyderabad, India. It was released and marketed by Aditya Music. The audio of its Tamil dubbed Version Ram Charan was launched at 4 Frames Theater in Chennai. The album was positively received and was nominated at major award ceremonies.
    • also known as Orange soundtrack
    • genre: Soundtrack
    • released on (5 years ago)
  7. "Orange" is the fourth studio album by the German progressive metal band, Dark Suns. This album largely abandons the band's previous style in order to create a more 70's progressive rock vibe, similar to Opeth's Heritage, which was released in the same year as Orange.
  8. "Orange": Album recorded by female Japanese pop artist Watanabe Misato. It was released on August 6, 2003 by Sony Music Entertainment.
  9. "Orange" is a 2012 single album by Greeeen.
    • released on
  10. "Orange" is a musical EP of thisquietarmy & Aidan Baker.
    • also known as Orange [Extended]
    • released on (9 years ago)
  11. "Orange" is a musical album of Uwe Schmidt.
    • released on (21 years ago)


  1. Orange a.k.a. Orange Jordan is a Jordanian public mobile telephone network operator, and is the operator of the mobile communications license granted to Jordan Telecom.
  2. Orange a.k.a. Orange Dominicana is a mobile network operator in the Dominican Republic which is owned by France Télécom as part of its Orange brand.
  3. Orange a.k.a. EE Limited: EE, formerly Everything Everywhere, is a United Kingdom mobile network operator and internet service provider. The company was formed in 2010 as a 50:50 joint venture between Deutsche Telekom and Orange S.A. through the merger of their respective T-Mobile and Orange businesses in the UK. It is the largest mobile network operator in the UK, with around 28 million customers.
  4. The Orange brand in India, through a complicated set of mergers and divisions, was acquired and eventually retained by Orange S.A.
  5. Orange a.k.a. Orange Moldova: Orange MoldovaType Joint stock companyFounded Chişinău, MoldovaFounder Luc SolenteHeadquarters Alba Iulia 75 street, Chişinău, MoldovaArea served Moldova and worldwideKey people Ludmila Climoc - Industry TelecommunicationsServices Mobile phone servicesInternet carrierRevenue ▲Operating income ▼Net income ▼Employees around 950Website orange. md Orange online shop The Orange company operates in Moldova since April 1998, a 94.45% share of Orange Moldova belongs to France Télécom.
  6. Orange is a brand.


  1. Orange a.k.a. Shazz, is a French record producer and remixer.
  2. Orange a.k.a. Hans Jörg Nonn is a musical artist, musician.

There are other people with in their name, like Ann Orange, Bud Orange, Mac Orange, Orange Blue, Orange Dust, Orange Judd, Orange LaLa, David Orange, James Orange, Jason Orange and many others.


  1. Orange is an American pop punk/punk band from Los Angeles, California.
  2. Orange is a musical group.
  3. Orange is a musical group.
  4. Orange is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Bad Orange, Orange 9mm, Orange Hat, Orange Jam, Orange Sky, Code Orange, Dark Orange, dark-orange, Mock Orange, Mock-Orange, Opus Orange, Orange Fall, Orange Farm, Soho Orange, Faast Orange, Orange Black, Orange Glass, Orange Grove, Orange Krush and Orange Pekoe.


Orange a.k.a. Jeremiah Gottwald is a fictional character from the tv series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion.


  1. Orange: The city of Orange is located in Orange County, California. It is approximately 3 miles north of the county seat, Santa Ana. Orange is unusual in that many of the homes in its Old Town District were built prior to 1920. While many other cities in the region demolished such houses in the 1960s, Orange decided to preserve them. The small affluent city of Villa Park is surrounded by the city of Orange. The population was 136,891 as of 2014.
  2. Orange is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. It is located about 21 kilometres north of Avignon. It has a primarily agricultural economy.
  3. Orange is a city in Orange County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 18,595. It is the county seat of Orange County, and is the easternmost city in Texas. Located on the Sabine River at the border with Louisiana, Orange is 113 miles from Houston, and is part of the Beaumont−Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area. Founded in 1836, it is a deep-water port to the Gulf of Mexico.
  4. Orange: The City of Orange is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 30,134, reflecting a decline of 2,734 from the 32,868 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,943 from the 29,925 counted in the 1990 Census.
  5. Orange a.k.a. Syracuse University, commonly referred to as Syracuse, 'Cuse, or SU, is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. The institution's roots can be traced to the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary, founded by the Methodist Episcopal Church in Lima, New York, in 1831. Following several years of debate over relocating the college to Syracuse, the university was established in 1870, independent of the college. Since 1920, the university has identified itself as nonsectarian, although it maintains a relationship with The United Methodist Church.
    • also known as Syracuse University, main campus; 'Cuse; SU
    • part of Syracuse, New York, United States of America
    • some of the awards:
        • Telly Award for Non-Broadcast Productions Film/Video - Entertainment - "Suzanne de Passe Arents Award Video (2010)"
        • Telly Award for Internet/Online Video Online Video - Documentary - "Photography and Literacy Project (PAL) Video"
        • Telly Award for Non-Broadcast Productions Film/Video - Cultural - "The Game of Life: Heart and Spirit of the Onondaga"
    • official website:
  6. Orange is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 13,956 at the 2010 census. The town is governed by a Board of Selectmen.
  7. Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. It is 254 kilometres west of the state capital, Sydney [206 kilometres on a great circle], at an altitude of 862 metres. Orange has an estimated local government area population of 40,869 and an estimated city population of 39,226 making the city a major provincial centre. According to the 2011 Census, the key industries include health care & social assistance, retail and the education & training sector. A significant nearby landmark is Mount Canobolas. With a peak elevation of 1,395 metres it gives commanding views of the district.
  8. Orange is a town in, and county seat of, Orange County, Virginia, United States. The population was 4,721 at the 2010 census, representing a 14.5% increase since the 2000 census. Orange is 28 miles northeast of Charlottesville, 88 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., and 4 miles east of James Madison's plantation of Montpelier.
  9. Orange is a town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 7,839 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  10. Orange is a village in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. It is an affluent suburb of Cleveland. The population was 3,323 at the 2010 census.
  11. Orange is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 331 at the 2010 census.
  12. Orange is a railroad station located in Orange, California, United States, on a site at one time occupied by two former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway combination depots. The present depot structure was dedicated on May 1, 1938 and was closed with the Santa Fe's discontinuation of passenger service in 1971. The building was granted historic landmark status by the City on November 15, 1990.
    • also known as 奥兰治站
  13. Orange is a town in Orange County, Vermont, United States. The population was 965 at the 2000 census.
  14. Orange is a town in Schuyler County, New York, United States. The population was 1,752 at the 2000 census.
  15. Orange is a town in Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 549 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Lone Rock and Orange Mill are located in the town.
  16. Orange is a New Jersey Transit station in Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, along the Morris & Essex Lines. Service is available via the Kearny Connection to Secaucus Junction and Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan and to Hoboken Terminal. Passengers can transfer at Newark Broad Street or Summit to reach the other destination if necessary.
  17. Orange is an unincorporated community in Orange Township, Fayette County, Indiana. In the town there is a very small elementary school that will be closing down after the 2010-2011 school year. The town has a population of less than 150 people.
  18. Orange a.k.a. Orange, Georgia was an unincorporated community located in western Cherokee County between the communities of Macedonia and Lathemtown in the U.S. state of Georgia. Orange was the second community in Cherokee County upon the county's inception in 1832. This community was at its height during the later portion of the 18th century due to its location on the main highway into Forsyth County. It had a post office, a general store, and Orange United Methodist, one of the first churches in Cherokee. In 1909, the church moved 3 miles east into the community of Lathemtown, where a new general store had opened three years before. Soon, the general store and post office in Orange would close. Today, the Orange community no longer exists as the younger communities of Macedonia and Lathemtown have enveloped most of Orange's area.
  19. Orange a.k.a. Orange, Illinois: Orange is an unincorporated community in Clark County, Illinois, United States. Orange is located in south central Clark County west of West Union.
  20. Orange is an US Census Designated Place in Orange, New Haven County.
    • also known as New Haven County / Orange CDP
  21. Orange is an US Census Designated Place in Orange, Essex County.
    • also known as Essex County / Orange CDP
  22. Orange a.k.a. Orange CDP: Orange is a census-designated place in the town of Orange in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 4,018 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.

There are other places with in their name, like Big Orange, East Orange, Fort Orange, Orange Bend, Orange Cove, Orange Farm, Orange Isle, Orange Lake, Orange Park, Port Orange, SUNY Orange, West Orange, Orange Beach, Orange Grove, Orange River, Orange World, South Orange, Orange Island.


  1. Orange is the colour of saffron, carrots, pumpkins and apricots. It is between red and yellow on the spectrum of light, and in the traditional colour wheel used by painters. Its name is derived from the orange fruit.
    • also known as Оранжевый, Color taronja, Oranje (kleur), 주황색
  2. Orange: The word orange is both a noun and an adjective in the English language. In both cases, it refers primarily to the orange fruit and the colour orange, but has many other derivative meanings.
  3. Orange is a component-based data mining and machine learning software suite, featuring a visual programming front-end for explorative data analysis and visualization, and Python bindings and libraries for scripting. It includes a set of components for data preprocessing, feature scoring and filtering, modeling, model evaluation, and exploration techniques. It is implemented in C++ and Python. Its graphical user interface builds upon the cross-platform Qt framework. Orange is distributed free under the GPL. It is maintained and developed at the Bioinformatics Laboratory of the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  4. Orange: In heraldry, orange is a rarely used tincture except in South Africa and in the heraldry of the United States Army. A more accurate picture of its use is at tenné.
  5. Orange Liechtenstein is a mobile network operator in Liechtenstein which is owned by France Télécom as part of its Orange brand.
  6. Orange a.k.a. Gitana 13 is an ocean-racing catamaran.
  7. Orange is a database management and monitoring tool manufactured by WareValley. Orange was first released in December 2001.
  8. Orange is a breed coloring.

Phrases with Orange

Phrases starting with the word Orange:

  1. orange bat
  2. Orange Ggn
  3. orange red
  4. orange tip
  5. orange-red
  6. Orange Chat
  7. Orange Flax
  8. orange lily
  9. orange peel
  10. orange rind
  11. orange soda
  12. orange tree
  13. orange zest
  14. orange-hued
  15. Orange-Tips

Phrases ending with the word Orange:

  1. red-orange
  2. king orange
  3. mock orange
  4. Mock-Orange
  5. pink-orange

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Orange

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Google previewThe Grammar Bible (2004)

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grammar but Didn't Know Whom to Ask by Michael Strumpf, Auriel Douglas

In the first example, the adjective orange is the object complement of the direct object wall. The complement describes the object. It indicates the color that the wall was painted.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ORANGE. merely on age. The O. is about three ft. in length from the heel to the crown of the head. It is covered with brownish-red hair, which, on the back and arms, is five or six inches long, but very short on the backs of the hands and feet.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1879)

by Henry Watts

Orange: Arsenic Bisulphide (realgar) : orange-red in the pulverulent state, becoming red, dark red, and brown ; the original colour returns quickly. Mercuric oxide: orange-yellow powder, becoming red, dark red, and brownish-red. Lead iodide ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

The navel orange has a protrusion on one end and is much easier to peel than other types. Also, it has a juicy ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

orange lowers BLOOD SUGAR; another counteracts blood platelet stickiness and reduces the tendency for blood to clot and, at the same time, raises HIGH- DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN (HDL), the desirable form of cholesterol that protects ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Sarcandra glabra orange/red Sarcococca confusa black TAXON COLOR/ COMMENTS Sarcococca hookeriana black Sarcococca orientalis black Sarcococca ruscifolia orange/red Trees and shrubs listed exhibit attractive fall foliage color.

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives, 7th Edition (2009)

Descriptions in Plain English of More Than 12,000 Ingredients Both Harmful and Desirable Found in Foods by Ruth Winter

ORANGE PEEL, SWEET EXTRACT 399 ONION OIL •Allium cepa. A volatile oil with a strong and permanent odor. ASP OPOPANAX GUM • Bisabol. An odorous, myrrh-type gum resin from southern European or African herbs. Once used in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Epidemiology (2008)

by Sarah Boslaugh

The Agent Orange Act of 1991 After many years of denials of benefits to Vietnam veterans for lack of evidence that the diseases claimed had been caused by exposure to Agent Orange, Congress passed, and the president signed, the Agent ...

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The revolution has been dubbed The Orange Revolution, orange being the campaign color of Viktor Yushchenko. The demonstrators say they are tired of living under a corrupt government. (Bob Schaffer)
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Scrabble value of O1R1A1N1G2E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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