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gray

 
Adjective gray has 5 senses
  1. gray, grey, grayish, greyish - an achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white; "gray flannel suit"; "hair just turning gray"
    Antonym: chromatic (indirect, via achromatic)
  2. gray, grey, gray-haired, grey-haired, gray-headed, grey-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired - showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
    Antonyms: young, immature (indirect, via old)
  3. dull, gray, grey, leaden - darkened with overcast; "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "a gray rainy afternoon"; "gray clouds"; "the sky was leaden and thick"
    Antonym: clear (indirect, via cloudy)
  4. gray, grey - used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms); "a stalwart gray figure"
    Antonym: northern (indirect, via southern)
  5. gray, grey - intermediate in character or position; "a gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"
    Antonym: first (indirect, via last, intermediate)
    Antonym: last (indirect, via intermediate, first)
Noun gray has 7 senses
  1. gray, grayness, grey, greyness - a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    --1 is a kind of achromatic color, achromatic colour
    --1 has particulars:
     ash gray, ash grey, silver, silver gray, silver grey; charcoal, charcoal gray, charcoal grey, oxford gray, oxford grey; dapple-gray, dapple-grey, dappled-gray, dappled-grey; iron-gray, iron-grey; tattletale gray, tattletale grey; iron blue, steel gray, Davy's gray
    Derived forms: verb gray1, verb gray2
  2. gray, grey - gray clothing; "he was dressed in gray"
    --2 is a kind of clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear
  3. gray, grey - any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray; "the Confederate army was a vast gray"
    --3 is a kind of organization, organisation
    --3 has particulars: Confederate Army, Army of the Confederacy
  4. gray - horse of a light grey or whitish color
    --4 is a kind of
    saddle horse, riding horse, mount
  5. Gray, Thomas Gray - English poet best known for his elegy written in a country church-yard (1716-1771)
    --5 is a kind of poet
  6. Gray, Robert Gray - American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806)
    --6 is a kind of navigator
  7. Gray, Asa Gray - United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888)
    --7 is a kind of botanist, phytologist, plant scientist
Verb gray has 2 senses
  1. gray, grey - make gray; "The painter decided to grey the sky"
    --1 is one way to color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in
    Derived form: noun gray1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. gray, grey - turn gray; "Her hair began to gray"
    --2 is one way to discolor, discolour, colour, color
    Derived form: noun gray1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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