English adjective: white
|1.||white being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light|
|Samples||As white as fresh snow.|
A bride's white dress.
|See also||light, light-colored|
|2.||white of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration|
|Samples||Voting patterns within the white population.|
|Similar||Caucasian, Caucasoid, light-skinned|
|3.||white free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied|
|Samples||In shining white armor.|
|4.||white marked by the presence of snow|
|Samples||A white Christmas.|
The white hills of a northern winter.
|5.||white restricted to whites only|
|Samples||Under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains.|
A lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization.
|6.||white glowing white with heat|
A white-hot center of the fire.
|7.||white benevolent; without malicious intent|
|Samples||That's white of you.|
|8.||white (of a surface) not written or printed on|
Fill in the blank spaces.
A clean page.
Wide white margins.
|9.||white (of coffee) having cream or milk added|
|10.||white (of hair) having lost its color|
|Samples||The white hairs of old age.|
|11.||white anemic looking from illness or emotion|
|Samples||A face turned ashen.|
The invalid's blanched cheeks.
Tried to speak with bloodless lips.
A face livid with shock.
Lips...livid with the hue of death.
Lips white with terror.
A face white with rage.
|Synonyms||ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid|
|12.||white of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets|
English noun: White
|1.||White (person) a member of the Caucasoid race|
|Synonyms||Caucasian, White person|
|Broader (hypernym)||individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul|
|Narrower (hyponym)||Aryan, Cassite, Circassian, Elamite, honkey, honkie, honky, Kassite, paleface, poor white trash, Semite, WASP, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant, white man, white trash, white woman, whitey|
|Member meronym||Caucasian race, Caucasoid race, White people, White race|
|2.||white (attribute) the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)|
|Broader (hypernym)||achromatic color, achromatic colour|
|Narrower (hyponym)||alabaster, bleach, bone, chalk, frostiness, hoariness, ivory, off-white, pearl|
|Antonyms||black, blackness, inkiness|
|3.||White (person) United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)|
|Synonyms||Edward D. White, Edward Douglas White Jr., Edward White|
|Instance hypernym||chief justice|
|4.||White (person) Australian writer (1912-1990)|
|Synonyms||Patrick Victor Martindale White, Patrick White|
|Instance hypernym||author, writer|
|5.||White (person) United States political journalist (1915-1986)|
|Synonyms||T. H. White, Theodore Harold White|
|6.||White (person) United States architect (1853-1906)|
|Instance hypernym||architect, designer|
|7.||White (person) United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)|
|Synonyms||E. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White|
|Instance hypernym||author, writer|
|8.||White (person) United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)|
|Synonyms||Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson White|
|Instance hypernym||educator, pedagog, pedagogue|
|9.||White (object) a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri|
|Part meronym||AR, Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, Missouri, MO, Show Me State|
|10.||white (food) the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water|
|Samples||She separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs.|
|Synonyms||albumen, egg white, ovalbumin|
|Broader (hypernym)||fixings, ingredient|
|Part meronym||egg, eggs|
|11.||white (artifact) (board games) the lighter pieces|
|Broader (hypernym)||man, piece|
|Domain category||checkers, chess, chess game, draughts|
|12.||white (artifact) (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth|
|Synonyms||flannel, gabardine, tweed|
|Broader (hypernym)||pant, trouser|
|Domain usage||plural, plural form|
English verb: white
|1.||white (change) turn white|
|Samples||This detergent will whiten your laundry.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||color, colour, discolor, discolour|
|Antonyms||black, blacken, nigrify, melanise, melanize|