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Definitions and meaning of redden

redden

Etymology

From red +‎ -en.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɛdn̩/
  • Rhymes: -ɛdən
  • Hyphenation: red‧den

Verb

redden (third-person singular simple present reddens, present participle reddening, simple past and past participle reddened)

  1. (intransitive) To become red or redder.
    • 1769, Plautus, Bonnell Thornton (translation), "The Captives", The Comedies of Plautus, T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, page 341
      But I will make you blush; nay, I will make you redden all over.
    • 1794, William Hamilton, "Mithridates", Poems on Several Occasions, W. Gordon, page 258
      Ere this had redden'd with my odious blood.
    • 1997, Ted Hughes, Tales from Ovid, Faber & Faber, "Phaethon," lines 227-9, p. 32,
      When the sun-god saw that, and the reddening sky
      And the waning moon seeming to thaw
      He called the Hours to yoke the horses.
  2. (transitive) To make red or redder.
    • 1884, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Becket, Act I, Scene 4, [1]
      God redden your pale blood!
    • 1942, Wallace Stevens, "Country Words" in The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens, Knopf, 1971, p. 207,
      [] If the cloud that hangs
      Upon the heart and round the mind
      Cleared from the north and in that height
      The sun appeared and reddened great
      Belshazzar's brow, O, ruler, rude
      With rubies then, attend me now.
    • 1969, Wole Soyinka, The Bacchae of Euripides, Norton, 1974, p. 19,
      Then listen Thebes, nurse of Semele,
      Crown your hair with ivy
      Turn your fingers green with bryony
      Redden your walls with berries.

Derived terms

  • reddener

Related terms

  • red

Translations

Anagrams

  • derned, red Ned, rended

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch redden, from Old Dutch *redden, from Proto-West Germanic *hraddjan, from Proto-Germanic *hradjaną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛ.də(n)/
  • Hyphenation: red‧den
  • Rhymes: -ɛdən

Verb

redden

  1. (transitive) to save, rescue

Inflection

Derived terms

  • redder
  • redding
  • redmiddel
  • het redden
  • zich redden

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: red
  • Negerhollands: red

Anagrams

  • dender, derden, redend

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *redden, from Proto-Germanic *hradjaną.

Verb

redden

  1. to save, to rescue

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: redden
  • Limburgish: rèdde

Further reading

  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “redden (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Middle English

Etymology

From Old English hreddan (to save, deliver, recover, rescue), from Proto-Germanic *hradjaną

Verb

redden

  1. to save, rescue, deliver
    • Floris and Blauncheflur
    • Ancrene Riwle

Swedish

Noun

redden

  1. definite singular of redd

Source: wiktionary.org
  • REDD, to put in order.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)