Complete Definition of "redden"

English
Etymology
suffix|red|en|ss=3

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉdÉn|-ÉdÉn

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To become red.

#: 1769: w:Plautus|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.

  1. transitive To make red.

#: 1794: w:William Hamilton (Jacobite poet)|William Hamilton, "Mithridates", Poems on Several Occasions, W. Gordon, page 258
#:: Ere this had redden'd with my odious blood.

Translations
trans-top|To become red
Dutch: rood worden
French: rougir
Finnish: punertua; (of sb's face, as an emotional reaction) punastua
trans-mid
Spanish: enrojecer
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trans-top|To make red
Dutch: rood maken
Finnish: punerruttaa; (cause an emotional reaction on sb's face) punastuttaa
trans-mid
Spanish: enrojecer
trans-bottom

Related terms
red

Category:English ergative verbs


Dutch

Verb
redden

  1. to save, rescue

Conjugation
nl-verb|red|redt|redde|redden|hebben|gered

Category:Dutch verbs
Category:Dutch weak verbs

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