redden

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English[edit]

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From red +‎ -en.

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redden ‎(third-person singular simple present reddens, present participle reddening, simple past and past participle reddened)

  1. (intransitive) To become red.
    • 1769: 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.
  2. (transitive) To make red.
    • 1794: William Hamilton, "Mithridates", Poems on Several Occasions, W. Gordon, page 258
      Ere this had redden'd with my odious blood.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *redden, from Proto-Germanic *hradjaną. Compare German retten. Compare also Icelandic redda ‎(to fix) (a borrowing from a continental Germanic language).

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redden ‎(past singular redde, past participle gered)

  1. to save, rescue

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Inflection of redden (weak)
infinitive redden
past singular redde
past participle gered
infinitive redden
gerund redden n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular red redde
2nd person sing. (jij) redt redde
2nd person sing. (u) redt redde
2nd person sing. (gij) redt redde
3rd person singular redt redde
plural redden redden
subjunctive sing.1 redde redde
subjunctive plur.1 redden redden
imperative sing. red
imperative plur.1 redt
participles reddend gered
1) Archaic.

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Noun[edit]

redden

  1. definite singular of redd