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Synonyms for whiten
ˈʰwaɪt n, ˈwaɪt nwhiten

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  1. whitenverb

    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:
    blanch, bleach, make white, whitewash

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

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  1. whiten, whiteverb

    turn white

    "This detergent will whiten your laundry"

    Synonyms:
    white

    Antonyms:
    nigrify, melanize, blacken, black, melanise

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  1. whitenverb

    Synonyms:
    bleach, blanch, etiolate, make white

  2. whitenverb

    Synonyms:
    bleach, etiolate, become or grow white

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  1. whitenverb

    Synonyms:
    bleach, blanch, pale, etiolate, decolorize

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  1. List of paraphrases for "whiten":

    launder

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#348white
#20433bleach
#62616whitewash
#66879blanch
#76041launder
#97866whiten

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  1. Shuting Hu:

    The most dangerous thing is trying to whiten the skin in a short time, but still, some people keep doing it, i think the reason is, they don't know it results in serious problems to the skin.


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