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Synonyms for grey
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Grey, Zane Greynoun

    United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)

    Synonyms:
    gray, greyness, grayness

    Antonyms:
    young, chromatic, immature, northern, terminal

  2. Grey, Lady Jane Greynoun

    Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)

    Synonyms:
    gray, greyness, grayness

    Antonyms:
    terminal, immature, chromatic, northern, young

  3. Grey, Charles Grey, Second Earl Greynoun

    Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)

    Synonyms:
    gray, greyness, grayness

    Antonyms:
    northern, terminal, chromatic, immature, young

  4. grey, graynoun

    any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey

    "the Confederate army was a vast grey"

    Synonyms:
    gray, greyness, grayness

    Antonyms:
    immature, young, chromatic, northern, terminal

  5. gray, grayness, grey, greynessnoun

    a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

    Synonyms:
    grayness, greyness, gray

    Antonyms:
    immature, terminal, chromatic, northern, young

  6. grey, graynoun

    clothing that is a grey color

    "he was dressed in grey"

    Synonyms:
    gray, greyness, grayness

    Antonyms:
    terminal, chromatic, northern, immature, young

  7. grey, grayadjective

    horse of a light gray or whitish color

    Synonyms:
    gray, greyness, grayness

    Antonyms:
    immature, northern, young, chromatic, terminal

  8. grey, gray, greyish, grayishadjective

    of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black

    "the little grey cells"; "gray flannel suit"; "a man with greyish hair"

    Synonyms:
    grayish, hoar, greyish, hoary, grey-headed, white-haired, gray, gray-headed, grizzly, gray-haired, grey-haired

    Antonyms:
    immature, terminal, chromatic, young, northern

  9. grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-hairedadjective

    showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

    "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"

    Synonyms:
    rusty, grizzly, grayish, gray-headed, white-haired, grey-headed, hoar, blue-eyed(a), hoary, canescent, grey-haired, fair-haired(a), gray-haired, gray, white-haired(a), greyish

    Antonyms:
    terminal, northern, young, immature, chromatic

  10. grey, grayadjective

    used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)

    "a stalwart grey figure"

    Synonyms:
    grayish, hoar, greyish, hoary, grey-headed, white-haired, gray, gray-headed, grizzly, gray-haired, grey-haired

    Antonyms:
    immature, terminal, northern, chromatic, young

  11. grey, grayverb

    intermediate in character or position

    "a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"

    Synonyms:
    grayish, hoar, greyish, hoary, grey-headed, white-haired, gray, gray-headed, grizzly, gray-haired, grey-haired

    Antonyms:
    northern, immature, chromatic, young, terminal

  12. grey, grayverb

    make grey

    "The painter decided to grey the sky"

    Synonyms:
    gray

    Antonyms:
    northern, young, terminal, immature, chromatic

  13. grey, grayverb

    turn grey

    "Her hair began to grey"

    Synonyms:
    gray

    Antonyms:
    young, terminal, northern, chromatic, immature

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "grey":

    gray, grise, gris, 's-paw, jack, greywater, cutworm, shade, shadow, riopelle

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How to use grey in a sentence?

  1. Ronan Farrow:

    I just want to relate the message of one of these women -- and it was a shared sentiment among this group -- that this was not role-playing, that this was not' Fifty Shades of Grey.' It wasn't in a gray area at all.

  2. Jerry Garcia:

    Every silver lining has a touch of grey.

  3. Michael Sam:

    I can not wait to put on the pads, get back on the field and work hard each and every day with my teammates to bring a Grey Cup to the great fans here in Montreal.

  4. Donna Iula:

    When I hear about something new like grey death, my first thought is, 'Is there some novel compound we haven't discovered yet?'.

  5. Bo Levi Mitchell:

    I saw that flag come out real early so I knew, you know you got to stop those things, that almost lost us the Grey Cup.


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