• Whiten Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To make white; to bleach; to blanch; to whitewash; as, to whiten a wall; to whiten cloth.
- (v. i.) To grow white; to turn or become white or whiter; as, the hair whitens with age; the sea whitens with foam; the trees in spring whiten with blossoms.
• Whiteness Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Freedom from stain or blemish; purity; cleanness.
- (n.) Nakedness.
- (n.) The quality or state of being white; white color, or freedom from darkness or obscurity on the surface.
- (n.) A flock of swans.
- (n.) Want of a sanguineous tinge; paleness; as from terror, grief, etc.
• Whitening Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The act or process of making or becoming white.
- (n.) That which is used to render white; whiting.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Whiten