Definition of Whiten

1. Verb. Turn white. "This detergent will whiten your laundry"

Exact synonyms: White
Specialized synonyms: Bleach
Generic synonyms: Color, Colour, Discolor, Discolour
Derivative terms: White, Whitener, Whitening
Antonyms: Blacken



Definition of Whiten

1. v. i. To grow white; to turn or become white or whiter; as, the hair whitens with age; the sea whitens with foam; the trees in spring whiten with blossoms.

2. v. t. To make white; to bleach; to blanch; to whitewash; as, to whiten a wall; to whiten cloth.

3. v. i. To grow white; to turn or become white or whiter; as, the hair whitens with age; the sea whitens with foam; the trees in spring whiten with blossoms.

4. v. t. To make white; to bleach; to blanch; to whitewash; as, to whiten a wall; to whiten cloth.

Definition of Whiten

1. Verb. (transitive) To make white or whiter; to bleach or blanch. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To become white or whiter; to bleach or blanch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whiten

1. to make white [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: white

Medical Definition of Whiten

1. To grow white; to turn or become white or whiter; as, the hair whitens with age; the sea whitens with foam; the trees in spring whiten with blossoms. Origin: OE. Whitenen; cf. Icel. Hvitna. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Whiten

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whiten (current term)
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