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Synonyms for bleach

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  1. bleachverb


  2. bleachverb

    To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc) or lighten (hair).


  3. bleachverb

    (of corals) to lose color due to stress-induced expulsion of symbiotic unicellular algae.

    Once coral bleaching begins, corals tend to continue to bleach even if the stressor is removed.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bleachverb

    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.

    blanch, make white, whiten, whitewash

    blacken, color, darken, dye, soil, stain

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bleach

    whiten, blanch

    darken, blacken, soil

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bleachnoun

    the whiteness that results from removing the color from something

    "a complete bleach usually requires several applications"

    whitener, blanching agent, bleaching agent

  2. bleaching agent, bleach, blanching agent, whitenernoun

    an agent that makes things white or colorless

    whitener, blanching agent, bleaching agent

  3. bleachverb

    the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)

    whitener, blanching agent, bleaching agent

  4. bleach, bleach out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize, decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise, discoloriseverb

    remove color from

    "The sun bleached the red shirt"

    decolorise, bleach out, decolourise, discolorise, decolour, discolourise, decolourize, decolorize, discolorize, decolor

  5. bleachverb

    make whiter or lighter

    "bleach the laundry"

    decolorise, bleach out, decolourise, discolorise, decolour, discolourise, decolourize, decolorize, discolorize, decolor

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bleachverb

    whiten, blanch, etiolate, make or render white

  2. bleachverb

    whiten, etiolate, grow or become white

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bleachverb

    etiolate, whiten, blanch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bleach":

    bleaching, detergent, disinfectant, launder, laundering

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How to use bleach in a sentence?

  1. Rick Jones:

    I thought it was strange that I didn't hear it close, i was knocked out and then suddenly someone was forcing my legs and hands down and trying to get me to drink bleach.

  2. Vincent Hill:

    Nineteen percent wash food products with bleach, which could lead to their consumption of bleach that isn't washed off, which can damage the body because bleach is toxic. Eighteen percent used household cleaner on bare skin, which can damage the skin and cause rashes and burns.

  3. The FDA:

    Miracle Mineral Solution and similar products are not FDA-approved, and ingesting these products is the same as drinking bleach.

  4. Kellie Mulhollen Dumas:

    We have suffered so much, i do n’t want anyone else to go through this ; he’s going to be permanently scarred. WOMAN CLAIMS SHE NEARLY LOST LEG AFTER CONTRACTING SERIOUS INFECTION FROM PEDICURE Hookworms are known as soil-transmitted parasite worms, and typically live in the small intestine. The eggs are transmitted through feces of an infected person, and the larvae can mature into a form that can penetrate through the skin of humans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention( CDC), hookworm infection is mainly acquired by walking barefoot on contaminated soil. While most patients do not suffer any symptoms or side effects, some may experience gastrointestinal issues. The teen allegedly felt the worms moving throughout his body after a dermatologist tried to freeze them. ( Kelli Mulhollen Dumas Facebook) In a series of graphic photos posted on Friday, Kellie Mulhollen Dumas detailed her son’s injuries and said that after four trips to the pediatrician and an appointment with a dermatologist, he has been prescribed several medicines and a steroid but the pain persists. Kelli Mulhollen Dumas Facebook -RRB- still ca n’t wear shoes and has to soak the afflicted areas in bleach water. NEW HAMPSHIRE MAN DIES AFTER YELLOW JACKET STING, WIFE SAYS.

  5. Trevor Noah:

    ' informative,' coherent press conferences while Trump was trying to inject people with bleach.

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Translations for bleach

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  • مادة تبييض, بيضArabic
  • белина, избелвам, обезцветявамBulgarian
  • bělit, bělidloCzech
  • blegemiddel, blegeDanish
  • Bleiche, bleichenGerman
  • λευκαίνω, λευκαντικόGreek
  • blanquear, blanqueador, decolorar, lejía, lavandina, curarSpanish
  • valkaisuaine, valkaistaFinnish
  • bleikjaFaroese
  • javel, eau de Javel, blanchirFrench
  • אקונומיקה, הלבין, מלביןHebrew
  • fehérítő, kifehérítHungarian
  • varechina, candeggina, candeggiare, decolorante, decolorare, imbiancareItalian
  • 漂白する, 漂白剤Japanese
  • 바래다Korean
  • inficiatqueLatin
  • bliċMaltese
  • blekemiddel, bleikemiddel, bleike, blekeNorwegian
  • bleek, bleken, bleekwater, JavelDutch
  • bleikemiddel, bleike, bleikjemiddel, bleikjeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • wybielacz, bielić, wybielićPolish
  • descorante, alvejantePortuguese
  • белить, белильная известь, отбеливатель, белильный растворRussian
  • izbjeljivačSerbo-Croatian
  • odfarbiť, bieliť, vybieliť, bielidloSlovak
  • blekmedel, blekaSwedish
  • çamaşır suyuTurkish

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