What does orange mean?

Definitions for orange
ˈɔr ɪndʒ, ˈɒr-; Fr. ɔˈrɑ̃ʒ for 3,6or·ange

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word orange.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orangenoun

    round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees

  2. orange, orangenessnoun

    orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow

  3. orange, orange treenoun

    any citrus tree bearing oranges

  4. orangenoun

    any pigment producing the orange color

  5. Orange, Orange Riveradjective

    a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean

  6. orange, orangishadjective

    of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange

Wiktionary

  1. orangenoun

    An evergreen tree of the genus Citrus such as Citrus aurantium.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

  2. orangenoun

    The fruit of an orange tree; a citrus fruit with a slightly sour flavour.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

  3. orangenoun

    The colour of a ripe orange (the fruit); a color midway between red and yellow.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

  4. orangeverb

    To color orange.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

  5. orangeverb

    To become orange.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

  6. orangeadjective

    Having the colour of the fruit of an orange tree; yellowred; reddish-yellow.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

  7. Orangeadjective

    Relating to the Orange Order.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

  8. Orangenoun

    A town in France.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

  9. Orangenoun

    The name of the Dutch Royal House.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

  10. Orangenoun

    Prince or Princess of Orange. Title of the first-born to the Dutch Royal House.

    Etymology: French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach).

Freebase

  1. Orange

    The colour orange takes its name from the orange fruit. On the spectrum of light, and in the traditional colour wheel used by painters, it is located between red and yellow. In Europe and America, orange is commonly associated with amusement, the unconventional, extroverts, fire, activity, danger, taste and aroma, the autumn season, and Protestantism. In Asia, it is an important symbolic colour of Buddhism and Hinduism.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Orange

    or′anj, n. a delightful gold-coloured fruit with a thick, rough skin, within which are usually from eight to ten juicy divisions: the tree on which it grows: a colour composed of red and yellow.—adj. pertaining to an orange: orange-coloured.—ns. Orangeāde′, a drink made with orange juice; Or′ange-bloss′om, the white blossom of the orange-tree, worn by brides.—adj. Or′ange-col′oured, having the colour of an orange.—ns. Or′ange-lil′y, a garden-plant with large orange flowers; Or′ange-peel, the rind of an orange separated from the pulp; Or′angery, a plantation of orange-trees: an orange-garden.—adj. Or′ange-taw′ny (Shak.), of a colour between orange and brown.—n. the colour itself.—n. Or′ange-wife (Shak.), a woman who sells oranges. [Fr.,—It. arancio—Pers. naranj, the n being dropped; it was thought to come from L. aurum, gold, hence Low L. aurantium.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'orange' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2845

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'orange' in Nouns Frequency: #2125

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'orange' in Adjectives Frequency: #810

Anagrams for orange »

  1. groane, onager

  2. groane

  3. onager

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orange in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orange in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of orange in a Sentence

  1. Himelda Tumbo:

    Unlike maize, orange potato can brave most conditions and is also resistant to rust diseases.

  2. Chase Scolnick:

    As Orange County Superior Court observed, Bill Gross's conduct was' defiant and contemptuous,' and Amy Gross's testimony was' preposterous' and' lacking in credibility,' hopefully, the Court's ruling of a five-day jail sentence causes The Grosses to finally realize The Grosses billions do not mean they are above the law.

  3. Analyst Pam Goodfellow:

    It is important that the methodology for the 2015 survey has changed dramatically, it's like comparing this year’s apple to last year’s orange. You just ca n’t do it.

  4. Dave Sawyer:

    Orange County Lt. Dave Sawyer dumped the victim in the desert and he left him alone to die, fortunately he did not.

  5. Stuart Simmons:

    If you Google ‘Champagne Pool’ online, you will see photos of the striking orange-colored precipitates that deposit around the edge of the pool.

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Translations for orange

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • lemoenboom, lemoen, oranjeAfrikaans
  • ɔrengeAkan
  • برتقال, برتقالة, شجرة البرتقال, برتقالي, البرتقاليArabic
  • portağal, narincıAzerbaijani
  • әфлисунBashkir
  • апэльсі́навае дрэ́ва, апэльсі́н, ара́нжавыBelarusian
  • портока́л, оранжев, портока́лов, ора́нжевBulgarian
  • aranis, aramisBislama
  • কমলাBengali
  • orañjezenn, orañjezBreton
  • taronger, taronja, ataronjat, carabassaCatalan, Valencian
  • апельсин, цlеран босChechen
  • pomerančovník, pomeranč, oranžovýCzech
  • oren, melyngochWelsh
  • appelsintræ, appelsin, orangeDanish
  • Orange, Apfelsine, Apfelsinenbaum, OrangenbaumGerman
  • πορτοκάλι, πορτοκαλιά, πορτοκαλήςGreek
  • oranĝarbo, oranĝujo, oranĝo, oranĝokoloraEsperanto
  • naranja, naranjo, china, anaranjadoSpanish
  • apelsinipuu, apelsin, oranžEstonian
  • laranja, laranjondoBasque
  • پرتقال, نارنجی, نارنجPersian
  • appelsiini, oranssi, appelsiinipuuFinnish
  • senikavikaFijian
  • appilsinFaroese
  • oranger, orangeFrench
  • oráiste, flannbhuí, dath oráiste, crann oráistíIrish
  • òr-mheas, oraindsear, oraindsScottish Gaelic
  • laranxa, laranxeiraGalician
  • સંતરુ, નારંગીGujarati
  • oranje, oranje-vuighManx
  • mai ruwan lemo, lemoHausa
  • תפוז, כתוםHebrew
  • नारंगी, संतराHindi
  • narancssárga, narancs szín, narancs, narancsfa, narancsszínűHungarian
  • նարինջ, գազարագույն, նարնջագույնArmenian
  • jeruk manis, limau, jingga, oranyeIndonesian
  • oranja, oranjeaIdo
  • appelsínugulur, appelsínaIcelandic
  • arancione, arancio, aranciaItalian
  • כָּתוֹםHebrew
  • 橙色, オレンジ, みかん, オレンジ色Japanese
  • jerukJavanese
  • სტაფილოსფერი, ფორთოხალიGeorgian
  • ya malalaKongo
  • қызғылт сарыKazakh
  • លឿងទុំ, ក្រូចពោធិសាត់, ពណ៌លឿងKhmer
  • ಕಿತ್ತಳೆ, ಕಿತ್ತಳೆ ಬಣ್ಣದಲ್ಲಿರುತ್ತದೆKannada
  • 주황색, 오렌지나무, 오렌지Korean
  • pirteqal, پرته‌قاڵ, دار پرته‌قاڵ, pirteqalîKurdish
  • owraval, rudhvelynCornish
  • токсарыKyrgyz
  • aurantium, aurantia, arantium, aurantius, arantiusLatin
  • Orangëbam, OrangeLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ya malálaLingala
  • ສົ້ມLao
  • apelsinas, apelsinmedis, oranžinė spalva, apelsininė spalva, oranžinė, oranžinisLithuanian
  • apelsīns, oranžsLatvian
  • laoranjy, volom-boasary, menapina, voasaryMalagasy
  • āraniMāori
  • портокалова, портокал, портокаловMacedonian
  • നാരങ്ങMalayalam
  • жүрж, улбар шарMongolian
  • नारिंगी, संत्रे, नारिंगMarathi
  • limau, jingga, pokok limau, orenMalay
  • larinġa, oranġjoMaltese
  • ကမ္ဗလာ, ကမ္ဗလာသီးBurmese
  • oranje, sinaasappelboom, sinaasappel, appelsien, appelsienenboom, geelrood, brandgeelDutch
  • appelsintre, appelsin, oransjeNorwegian
  • chʼil łitsxooí, łichxíʼíNavajo, Navaho
  • irangeOccitan
  • апельсинOssetian, Ossetic
  • pomarańczowy, pomarańcz, drzewo pomarańczowe, pomarańczaPolish
  • laranja, laranjeira, alaranjado, cor-de-laranjaPortuguese
  • portocală, portocaliu, portocal, oranj, portocaleRomanian
  • ора́нжевый цвет, апельси́н, ора́нжевый, апельси́новое де́рево, оранRussian
  • aranzu, colore de aranzu, ruggiu, ruiu, arbule de aranzu, arrubiuSardinian
  • نارنگيءَ جو وَڻُ, نارنگِيSindhi
  • appelsiidna, oránšaNorthern Sami
  • narančasta, pomòrānča, помо̀ра̄нџа, на̀ра̄нџа, nàrāndža, pomòrāndža, narandžasta, nàrānča, наранџаста, наранчаста, narandžast, наранџастSerbo-Croatian
  • දොඩම්Sinhala, Sinhalese
  • pomaranč, oranžovýSlovak
  • pomaranča, oranžna, oranženSlovene
  • lanumoliSamoan
  • ranjisiShona
  • jaalleSomali
  • portokallAlbanian
  • sefate sa lamunu, lamunuSouthern Sotho
  • apelsin, apelsinträd, orange, brandgul, apelsinfärgadSwedish
  • rangi ya machungwa, chungwa, mchungwa, machungwaSwahili
  • ஆரஞ்சு, சர்க்கரை நாரத்தை, செம்மஞ்சள்Tamil
  • నారింజ, కమలాఫలముTelugu
  • норанҷ, афлесунTajik
  • ส้มThai
  • narynç, mämişiTurkmen
  • dalandan, narangha, kahelTagalog
  • lanu moliTonga (Tonga Islands)
  • portakal, turuncuTurkish
  • әфлисунTatar
  • puātouTahitian
  • апельси́н, оранжевий, ора́нжевий, помара́нчевий, помаранчевийUkrainian
  • نارَنْگی, نارنگی, سنترا, سنتریUrdu
  • poʻrtaholUzbek
  • cây cam, camVietnamese
  • rojat, rojanikVolapük
  • suraasWolof
  • מאַראַנץYiddish
  • bí òrombó, bí ọsánYoruba
  • Chinese
  • orenjiZulu

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