Words Like PURPLE

We have put together a list of words that are similar to PURPLE.

18 Alternative Words Similar to purple

1 Violet Adjective      Synonym Words Like Violet
2 Purplish Adjective      Synonym Words Like Purplish
3 Majestic Adjective      Synonym Words Like Majestic
4 Chromatic Adjective      Similar Words Like Chromatic
5 Noble Adjective      Similar Words Like Noble
6 Rhetorical Adjective      Similar Words Like Rhetorical
7 Color Verb      Synonym Words Like Color
8 Colorise Verb      Synonym Words Like Colorise
9 Colorize Verb      Synonym Words Like Colorize
10 Colour Verb      Synonym Words Like Colour
11 Colourise Verb      Synonym Words Like Colourise
12 Colourize Verb      Synonym Words Like Colourize
13 Discolor Verb      Synonym Words Like Discolor
14 Discolour Verb      Synonym Words Like Discolour
15 Cardinal Noun      Variant Words Like Cardinal
16 Purpura Noun      Variant Words Like Purpura
17 Mauve Noun      Hyponym Words Like Mauve
18 Lavender Noun      Hyponym Words Like Lavender

10 examples of purple

1 to put on the imperial purple
2 the banded purple (Basilarchia arthemis).
3 a purple robe
4 hands purpled with blood
5 many purple passages
6 an over-embellished story of the fish that got away
7 purple tyrant
8 treated with royal acclaim
9 the royal carriage of a stag's head
10 regal attire

10 definitions of purple

1 A color formed by, or resembling that formed by, a combination of the primary colors red and blue.
2 Cloth dyed a purple color, or a garment of such color; especially, a purple robe, worn as an emblem of rank or authority; specifically, the purple rode or mantle worn by Roman emperors as the emblem of imperial dignity.
3 Hence: Imperial sovereignty; royal rank, dignity, or favor; loosely and colloquially, any exalted station; great wealth.
4 A cardinalate. See Cardinal.
5 Any species of large butterflies, usually marked with purple or blue, of the genus Basilarchia (formerly Limenitis) See Illust. under Ursula.
6 Any shell of the genus Purpura.
7 See Purpura.
8 A disease of wheat. Same as Earcockle.
9 Exhibiting or possessing the color called purple, much esteemed for its richness and beauty; of a deep red, or red and blue color.
10 Imperial; regal; -- so called from the color having been an emblem of imperial authority.
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