Verb orange Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:

(transitive) To color orange. (intransitive) To become orange.

More definition:

1.a globose, reddish-yellow, bitter or sweet, edible citrus fruit.

2.any white-flowered, evergreen citrus trees of the genus Citrus, bearing this fruit, as C. aurantium (bitter orange, Seville orange, or sour orange) and C. sinensis (sweet orange) cultivated in warm countries.

3.any of several other citrus trees, as the trifoliate orange.

4.any of several trees or fruits resembling an orange.

5.a color between yellow and red in the spectrum, an effect of light with a wavelength between 590 and 610 nm; reddish yellow.

6.Art. a secondary color that has been formed by the mixture of red and yellow pigments.

7.of or relating to the orange.

8.made or prepared with oranges or orangelike flavoring, orange sherbet.

9.of the color orange; reddish-yellow.


I gave him some orange juice.

She gulped down some orange juice.

The desert was basking in an orange sunset when they finally stopped.

I was just coming down an escalator in J C Penny's down in Orange County when Mary Beth Ashmont, this girl I'd take advantage of in a park in Irvine; a girl I didn't even remember, started yelling her head off, 'that's the man, that's the man!' and like a damned fool, I began running.

He retrieved orange juice from the fridge.

One giant orange ball of flame in seconds.

Rhyn rolled his eyes and got up, grabbing an orange off the fruit basket on Sasha's desk.

She heard no signs of war but saw the distant night sky light up with orange and red flashes.

Cynthia buttered her toast while Dean dribbled orange blossom honey on three leftover rolls from last night's supper.

Sarah would say, "Seen one orange leaf, seen 'em all."

With the exception of a few isolated pockets of green, most of the East Coast was shaded with red, orange, or yellow, while the Midwest was a mix of greens and yellows.

Fall painted the hills in splashes of orange, red and yellow.

She recognized the huge orange cat seated on the chair across from her.

By the time the sun shot its first orange rays over the horizon, she was driving the little red sports car out of town.

JAMES ABRAM GARFIELD (1831-1881), twentieth president of the United States, was born on the 19th of November 1831 in a log cabin in the little frontier town of Orange, Cuyahoga county, Ohio.

Dorothy was too dazed to say much, but she watched one of Jim's big ears turn to violet and the other to rose, and wondered that his tail should be yellow and his body striped with blue and orange like the stripes of a zebra.

The illustrative strings and the orange stick representing the poles seemed so real that even to this day the mere mention of temperate zone suggests a series of twine circles; and I believe that if any one should set about it he could convince me that white bears actually climb the North Pole.

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