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English verb: whiten

1. whiten (change) turn white


SamplesThis detergent will whiten your laundry.


Synonymswhite


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)color, colour, discolor, discolour


Narrower (hyponym)bleach


Antonymsblack, blacken, nigrify, melanise, melanize









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