What is another word for blanch?

Synonyms for blanch
blæntʃ, blɑntʃblanch

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term blanch.

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blanchverb

    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.

    bleach, make white, whiten, whitewash

    blacken, color, darken, dye, soil, stain

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blanch

    bleach, whiten

    darken, color, obfuscate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pale, blanch, blenchverb

    turn pale, as if in fear

    parboil, blench, pale

  2. blanch, parboilverb

    cook (vegetables) briefly

    "Parboil the beans before freezing them"

    parboil, pale, blench

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blanchverb

    bleach, whiten, etiolate, make or render white

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blanch":


How to pronounce blanch?

How to say blanch in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use blanch in a sentence?

  1. Joshua Blackman:

    He is bold, he doesn't blanch at a suggestion that a major law is unconstitutional. If he thinks something's valid, he'll stop it.

Translations for blanch

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • بلانشArabic
  • бланширам, избелвам, побелявамBulgarian
  • erbleichenGerman
  • blanchir, monderFrench
  • blansírozHungarian
  • verbleken, bleken, blancheren, wittenDutch
  • blekneNorwegian
  • белеть, побелеть, бланшировать, бледнеть, побледнеть, побелить, белитьRussian
  • blaChinese

Get even more translations for blanch »


Find a translation for the blanch synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"blanch." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 29 Nov. 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/blanch>.

Discuss these blanch synonyms with the community:


    Are we missing a good synonym for blanch?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    what is a possible synonym of Bad?
    • A. naughty
    • B. hot
    • C. good
    • D. cold

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for blanch: