Meaning of red light
- a red lamp, used as a traffic signal to mean “stop.”
- an order or directive to halt an action, project, etc.: There's a red light on all unnecessary expenses.
- a children's running game in which players must stop when “Red light!” is called.
- a signal of danger; warning.
Pronunciation: (red'līt'), [key]
— -light•ed, -light•ing.
- to stop or deter by means of or as if with a red light.