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English verb: whiten

1. whiten (change) turn white

SamplesThis detergent will whiten your laundry.


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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