(noun, adjective, verb)


1. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Similar word(s): chromatic, carmine, cerise, cherry, crimson, red, reddish, ruddy, scarlet


1. a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

Definition categories: possession, gem, jewel

2. a transparent deep red variety of corundum; used as a gemstone and in lasers

Definition categories: substance, corundum

3. a deep and vivid red color

Similar word(s): crimson

Definition categories: attribute, red, redness

Sentences with ruby as a noun:

- ruby colour:


1. (transitive, poetic) To make red; to redden.