Thesaurus

whiten

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of whiten

  1. to make white or whiter by removing color <years of sunlight had almost completely whitened the flag> Synonyms blanch, bleach, blench, decolorize, dull, fade, pale, snow, wash out Related Words brighten, lighten; dim, mat (also matte or matt); etiolate; whitewash; frost, silver Near Antonyms blacken; blotch, checker, dapple, daub, discolor, fleck, marble, mottle, pattern, polychrome, shade, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, streak, striate, stripe, tarnish, variegate; color, dye, paint, pigment, stain, tincture, tinge, tint; burnish, polish, shine Antonyms darken, deepen, embrown


Learn More about whiten


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up whiten? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or resembling a fox

Get Word of the Day daily email!