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Synonyms for blanch
blæntʃ, blɑntʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pale, blanch, blench(verb)

    turn pale, as if in fear

    Synonyms:
    parboil, blench, pale

  2. blanch, parboil(verb)

    cook (vegetables) briefly

    "Parboil the beans before freezing them"

    Synonyms:
    parboil, pale, blench

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blanch(v)

    To whiten is to make white in general, but commonly it means to overspread with white coloring-matter. Bleach and blanch both signify to whiten by depriving of color, the former permanently, as linen; the latter either permanently (as, to blanch celery) or temporarily (as, to blanch the cheek with fear). To whitewash is to whiten superficially, especially by false approval.

    Synonyms:
    bleach, make white, whiten, whitewash

    Antonyms:
    blacken, color, darken, dye, soil, stain

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blanch

    Synonyms:
    bleach, whiten

    Antonyms:
    darken, color, obfuscate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blanch(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bleach, whiten, etiolate, make or render white

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Translations for blanch

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  • بلانشArabic
  • бланширам, побелявам, избелвамBulgarian
  • erbleichenGerman
  • blanchir, monderFrench
  • blansírozHungarian
  • blancheren, verbleken, witten, blekenDutch
  • blekneNorwegian
  • белить, побелить, побледнеть, бледнеть, бланшировать, белеть, побелетьRussian

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