redden

verb red·den \ ˈre-dᵊn \

Definition of redden

reddened; reddening play \ˈred-niŋ, ˈre-dᵊn-iŋ\
transitive verb
:to make red or reddish
intransitive verb
:to become red; especially :blush

Examples of redden in a Sentence

  1. First-degree burns redden the skin.

  2. Her face reddened when her name was announced.

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First Known Use of redden

1552


REDDEN Defined for English Language Learners

redden

verb

Definition of redden for English Language Learners

  • : to make something red or to become red


REDDEN Defined for Kids

redden

verb red·den \ ˈre-dᵊn \

Definition of redden for Students

reddened; reddening
:to make or become red
  • The cold reddened our cheeks.


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