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Definition of the verb redden
What does redden mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: reddened | reddening | reddens
- turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] Bill dried the clothes [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] The clothes dried wrinkled [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Tony broke the piggy bank open with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] Tony broke the glass to pieces [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Tony broke the glass to pieces with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument] Bill dried the clothes with a hairdryer [Instrument] [Verb] [Patient] The hairdryer dried the clothes [Patient] [Verb] The clothes dried | The roses bloomed [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] Piggy banks break open [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Piggy banks break open with a hammer [Patient] [Verb] [Adverb] Copper rods bend easily | Cotton clothes dry easily | Crystal vases break easily | Idaho potatoes bake beautifully [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] Glasses break to pieces [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Glasses break to pieces with a rock
Verbs of Change of State (with the same syntax): abase, abate, abbreviate, abrade, abridge, accelerate, acetify, acidify, activate, advance, age, agglomerate, air, alkalify, alter, ameliorate, americanize, amplify, anesthetize, anglicize, animate, apostatize, atomize, attenuate, augment, awake, awaken, balance, beautify, bedew, bifurcate, bisect, blacken, blast, bleach, bloody, blunt, blur, bolshevize, botch, brighten, broaden, burn, burst, calcify, capacitate, capsize, caramelize, carbonize, castrate, categorize, catholicize, cauterize, change, char, cheapen, chill, chlorinate, christianize, circumcise, civilize, clean, clear, clog, close, clouded, coagulate, coarsen, collapse, collect, commercialize, compress, condense, constrict, constringe, construct, contract, cool, correct, corrode, corrugate, corrupt, cremate, crimson, crisp, crumble, crystallize, curdle, dampen, darken, de-escalate, deafen, decelerate, decentralize, decrease, deepen, deflate, defrost, degenerate, degrade, dehumidify, dehydrate, demagnetize, demobilize, democratize, depressurize, desalinate, desiccate, destabilize, deteriorate, detonate, devalue, diffract, diffuse, dilate, dilute, dim, diminish, dirty, disintegrate, dislocate, disorganize, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, diversify, divide, domesticate, double, drain, dry, dull, ease, effeminate, emaciate, emasculate, embitter, embrocate, empty, emulsify, energize, enhance, enlarge, equalize, equilibrate, eternalize, europeanize, evaporate, even, expand, explode, fade, famish, fatten, federate, feminize, fertilize, fill, firm, flatten, flood, fossilize, fray, freeze, freshen, frost, fructify, fuse, gasify, gelatinize, gladden, granulate, gray, grow, halt, harden, harmonize, hasten, heal, heat, heighten, humidify, hush, hybridize, hydrogenate, ignite, improve, incinerate, increase, incubate, inflate, intensify, invert, iodize, ionize, kindle, laminate, lengthen, lessen, level, levitate, light, lighten, lignify, liquefy, loop, loose, loosen, macerate, magnetize, magnify, mature, mechanize, mellow, melt, mineralize, mobilize, moderate, modernize, modulate, moisten, motorize, muddy, multiply, mute, narrow, nasalize, nationalize, naturalize, neutralize, nitrify, normalize, objectify, obscure, open, operate, ossify, overturn, oxidize, pale, paralyze, pasteurize, perfect, petrify, polarize, polymerize, pop, popularize, proliferate, propagate, publicize, pulverize, purify, purple, putrefy, quadruple, quicken, quiet, quieten, rarefy, reanimate, regularize, rekindle, reopen, reproduce, resuscitate, reverse, revive, ripen, roughen, rupture, saponify, scorch, sear, secularize, sharpen, short, short-circuit, shorten, shrink, shrivel, shush, shut, sicken, silence, silver, singe, sink, slack, slacken, slim, slow, smooth, soak, sober, soften, solidify, sour, sovietize, sprout, stabilize, standardize, steady, steep, steepen, sterilize, stiffen, stratify, strengthen, submerge, subside, sunburn, sweeten, tame, tan, taper, tauten, tense, thaw, thicken, thin, tighten, tilt, tire, topple, toughen, tousle, tranquilize, treble, triple, ulcerate, unionize, urbanize, vaporize, vary, ventilate, vibrate, vitrify, volatilize, vulcanize, wake, waken, warm, weaken, westernize, wet, whiten, widen, worsen, yellow.
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- synonyms of redden: blush / crimson / flush
- more generic words: color / colour / discolor / discolour = change color, often in an undesired manner
- make red
- example: The setting sun reddened the sky
- syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- more generic terms: color / color in / colorise / colorize / colour / colour in / colourise / colourize = add color to
- more specific words:
- turn red or redder
Alternative definition of the verb redden
- [intransitive] To become red.
- [transitive] To make red.
Redden a.k.a. Redden, Delaware: Redden is an unincorporated community in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. Redden is located along U.S. Route 113 north of Georgetown.
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Redden
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How to Clean Toilets - And other things your Mom should have taught you about cleaning Bathrooms (2015)
by Rachel Redden, John Davidson
Author Bio Rachel Redden is a writer who was raised How to Clean Toilets Page 40 Conclusion.
The Mythical West (2001)
An Encyclopedia of Legend, Lore, and Popular Culture by Richard W. Slatta
Redden is a student at North Carolina State University. Guy Louis Rocha , is the Nevada state archivist. Michael L. Sileno is a student at North Carolina State University. Richard W. Slatta is professor of history at North Carolina State ...
The Michigan Alumnus (1903)
Captain Redden is the first Michigan athlete who ...
Shoe and Leather Facts (1917)
Redden is an authority on leather values and has been unusually successful. Tolman Print, Inc. LABELSI TAGS. SHOW CARDS, BLOTTERSCATALOGUES. PRICE CARDS. CAR SIGNS. Stockton, - - - - Mass. Harvard Rand Company ...
by Nancy Capace
Redden, Hendersonville EIGHTY-FIRST CONGRESS JANUARY 3, ...
Finnish-English dictionary (1916)
by Karl Vilhelm Arminen, Eetu Aaltio
dye red; redden. puna |lneu a. red. -juurlkas s. (bot.) beet. -kka a. ruddy; red-faced, -maall s. red ochre. - multa s. red earth, red lead, -partalnen a. red-bearded, -stun itr. color; blush; ...
by Christian Friderick Bay
Rødgøre, to redden - make 1 E(1, X3dguul, fallow. Xødhaaret, red-or sandy-haird C C. Rødhals, s. Rødsinke. Ródhed Redness. Xødhoved, aredhaired or carroty Man. Rødk#al, red Cabbage. Rødkindet, cherry-checked, rosy-checked. Rødklee ...
by Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen
REDDEN, ROBERT JAMES, physician, was born June 16, 1848, near Russellville, Franklin County; son of Raymond Dial and Elizabeth Charlotte (Kirk) Redden, the former born in Lancaster District, S. C., removed to Alabama and resided in ...
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Usage statistics about redden
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb redden:
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- Joseph Redden
Title : Joseph Redden
Creator (Photographer) : Unknown
Publisher : Graphic Services
Place of Publication : College Station, Texas
Year (Coverage) : 1959
Document Type : Image
Format : Photographic negative
Dimensions : 4 x 5 inches
Digitization Date : November2009
Description : Unknown
Note : Brazos County, Texas
Collection : Texas A&M University Archives
Resource Identifier : Graphic Services Photos, Box 31, File 31-596
Institution : Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Repository : Cushing Memorial Library and Archives
Contact Information : Email: [email protected] Phone: 979-845-1951
Copyright : It is the users responsibility to secure permission from the copyright holders for publication of any materials. Permission must be obtained in writing prior to publication. Please contact the Cushing Memorial Library for further information
Photo credit: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M
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Scrabble value of R1E1D2D2E1N1
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine