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We found 47 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word purple:
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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. purple: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. purple, the purple: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. purple: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. purple, the purple: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. purple: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. purple, purple: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Purple, purple: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. purple: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Purple, purple: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. purple: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. purple: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. purple: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. purple: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. purple: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Purple, purple: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. purple: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. purple: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. PURPLE, Purple (Baroness album), Purple (EP), Purple (Leslie Clio album), Purple (album), Purple (cipher machine), Purple (color), Purple (company), Purple (disambiguation), Purple (government), Purple (magazine), Purple: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Purple: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. purple: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. purple: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. purple: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. purple: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Purple: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. purple: Double-Tongued Word Wrester [home, info]
  26. Purple: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  27. purple: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. purple: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. purple: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. purple: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. purple: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. Purple (Stone Temple Pilots album): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. purple: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. Purple: Natural Magick [home, info]
  3. Purple: Dictionary of Symbolism [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Purple: CCI Computer [home, info]
  2. Purple (color), Purple (colour), purple: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. purple: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Purple (color), Purple (colour), purple: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. PURPLE: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. PURPLE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. purple: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Purple: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade [home, info]
  2. purple: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. purple: Rane Professional Audio Reference [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (purple)

noun:  a chromatic color between red and blue
noun:  of imperial status ("He was born to the purple")
verb:  color purple
verb:  become purple
adjective:  of a color midway between red and blue
adjective:  belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler ("Purple tyrant")
adjective:  excessively elaborate or showily expressed ("A writer of empurpled literature")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #61003)

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Words similar to purple:   embellished, empurple, empurpled, imperial, majestic, over-embellished, purpled, purpleness, purpler, purplest, purpling, purplish, purpurate, regal, royal, violet, heliotrope, porphyrous, purpureal, more...

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