verb red·den \ˈre-dən\

: to make something red or to become red

red·denedred·den·ing \ˈred-niŋ, ˈre-dən-iŋ\

Full Definition of REDDEN

transitive verb
:  to make red or reddish
intransitive verb
:  to become red; especially :  blush

Examples of REDDEN

  1. First-degree burns redden the skin.
  2. Her face reddened when her name was announced.

First Known Use of REDDEN

circa 1611

Rhymes with REDDEN

REDDEN Defined for Kids


verb red·den \ˈre-dən\

Definition of REDDEN for Kids

:  to make or become red <The cold reddened our cheeks.>


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