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You can make 7 words from 'redd' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'redd'

REDD 6 

3 letters words from 'redd'

RED 4 

2 letters words from 'redd'

DE 3ED 3
ER 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of redd

redd erdd rded dred edrd derd redd erdd rded dred edrd derd rdde drde rdde drde ddre ddre eddr dedr eddr dedr dder dder

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word redd. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in redd.

Definitions and meaning of redd

redd

Etymology 1

Fusion of Middle English redden (to save, rescue, deliver, rid, free, clear), from Old English hreddan (to save, deliver, recover, rescue), from Proto-Germanic *hradjaną and Middle English reden (to clean up, clear), from Old English ġerǣdan (to put in order, arrange, prepare), from Proto-Germanic *garaidijaną (to arrange). More at rid, ready.

Alternative forms

  • red

Verb

redd (third-person singular simple present redds, present participle redding, simple past and past participle redd or redded)

  1. (obsolete) To free from entanglement.
  2. (obsolete) To free from embarrassment.
  3. (Scotland and Northern England) To fix boundaries.
  4. (Scotland and Northern England) To comb hair.
  5. (Scotland and Northern England) To separate combatants.
  6. (Scotland and Northern England) To settle, usually a quarrel.
Derived terms
  • outredd, outred
References
  • “redd” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2021.

Etymology 2

From Middle English, from Old Norse ryðja, Middle Low German, compare Dutch redden. In modern use probably actually a back-formation from ready.

Alternative forms

  • red

Verb

redd (third-person singular simple present redds, present participle redding, simple past and past participle redded)

  1. (transitive, Pennsylvania) To clean, tidy up, to put in order.
References
  • “redd” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2021.

Etymology 3

Origin obscure, possibly from the act of the fish scooping, clearing out a spawning place, see redd above.

Noun

redd (plural redds)

  1. A spawning nest made by a fish.
    • 2007, Michael Klesius, Fishes' Riches, National Geographic (March 2007), 32,

Etymology 4

From the archaic verb rede or read

Verb

redd

  1. simple past tense and past participle of rede
  2. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of read
    • The Works of John Knox, 1841

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɾɛdː/

Etymology 1

From Old Norse hræddr, from hræða (frighten).

Adjective

redd (neuter singular redd, definite singular and plural redde, comparative reddere, indefinite superlative reddest, definite superlative reddeste)

  1. frightened, afraid
Antonyms
  • uredd

Etymology 2

Verb

redd

  1. imperative of redde

References

  • “redd” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse hræddr, from hræða (frighten)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɛdː/ (example of pronunciation)

Adjective

redd (indefinite singular redd, definite singular and plural redde, comparative reddare, indefinite superlative reddast, definite superlative reddaste)

  1. frightened; afraid
  2. careful with; worried about
Synonyms
  • (afraid): ottefull, fælen
Antonyms
  • uredd
Related terms
  • reddast

Etymology 2

Verb

redd

  1. imperative of redda and redde

References

  • “redd” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Scots

Verb

redd (third-person singular present redds, present participle reddin, past redd, past participle redd)

  1. to free, relieve
  2. to clear, vacate
  3. to disentangle, unravel
  4. to comb
  5. to arrange, settle
  6. to fix, determine
  7. to tidy

Swedish

Noun

redd c

  1. a road (towards a harbour), a roadstead
    ligga på redden
    to ride at anchor in the road

Declension

Verb

redd

  1. past participle of reda.

References

  • redd in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • Redd in Wessely's Swedish-English Dictionary (c. 1880s)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • REDCURRANT, the small red berry of a shrub of the gooseberry genus.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)