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Definition of the verb redden

What does redden mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: reddened | reddening | reddens

  1. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
  2. make red
  3. turn red or redder
    • example: The sky reddened
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: color / colour / discolor / discolour = change color, often in an undesired manner
    • more specific word: blush = become rosy or reddish

Alternative definition of the verb redden


  1. [intransitive] To become red.
  2. [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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Google previewHow 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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Michigan Alumnus (1903)

Captain Redden is the first Michigan athlete who ...

Google previewShoe and Leather Facts (1917)

Published Monthly

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of North Carolina (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Redden, Hendersonville EIGHTY-FIRST CONGRESS JANUARY 3, ...

Google previewFinnish-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; ...

Google previewFuldstændigt dansk og engelsk haand-lexicon (1807)

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 ...

Google previewHistory of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography (1921)

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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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.

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