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grey



I - noun
1. a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
Syn:
gray, grayness, greyness
Derivationally related forms:
grey (for: greyness), gray (for: grayness), gray (for: gray)
Hypernyms:
achromatic color, achromatic colour
Hyponyms:
ash grey, ash gray, silver, silver grey, silver gray,
charcoal, charcoal grey, charcoal gray, oxford grey, oxford gray, dapple-grey,
dapple-gray, dappled-grey, dappled-gray, iron-grey, iron-gray, tattletale grey,
tattletale gray, iron blue, steel grey, steel gray, Davy's grey, Davy's gray
2. clothing that is a grey color
- he was dressed in grey
Syn:
gray
Hypernyms:
clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habiliment
3. any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
- the Confederate army was a vast grey
Syn:
gray
Hypernyms:
organization, organisation
Hyponyms:
Confederate Army, Army of the Confederacy
4. horse of a light gray or whitish color
Syn:
gray
Hypernyms:
saddle horse, riding horse, mount

II - verb
1. make grey
- The painter decided to grey the sky
Syn:
gray
Derivationally related forms:
gray (for: gray)
Hypernyms:
color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize,
colour, color in, colour in
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
2. turn grey
- Her hair began to grey
Syn:
gray
Derivationally related forms:
gray (for: gray)
Hypernyms:
discolor, discolour, colour, color
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s

III - adjective
1. of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black (Freq. 1)
- the little grey cells
- gray flannel suit
- a man with greyish hair
Syn:
gray, greyish, grayish
Similar to:
achromatic, neutral
Derivationally related forms:
gray (for: gray), grayness (for: gray), greyness
2. showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
- "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
- nodded his hoary head
Syn:
gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed,
grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired
Similar to:
old
Derivationally related forms:
hoariness (for: hoary), grizzle (for: grizzly)
3. used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)
- a stalwart grey figure
Syn:
gray
Similar to:
southern
4. intermediate in character or position
- a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal
Syn:
gray
Similar to:
intermediate

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