whit·enedwhit·en·ing \ˈhwīt-niŋ, ˈwīt-, -ən-iŋ\
: to become white or whiter
Examples of WHITEN
- His hair whitened as he aged.
- Bleach will whiten the linens.
- The new toothpaste whitens teeth.
First Known Use of WHITEN
Related to WHITEN
- blanch, bleach, blench, decolorize, dull, fade, pale, snow, wash out
- darken, deepen, embrown
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