What is another word for whitened?

Pronunciation: [wˈa͡ɪtənd] (IPA)

The word "whitened" means to become or make something white. However, there are several other words you can use to describe the same process. For instance, "bleached" is a synonym for whitened, commonly used to refer to the whitening of fabrics. "Paled" is another one and is often used when you want to describe something that has become a lighter shade of white. Another example is "lightened", which means to remove the darker or dull colors or tints to make something look whiter. Other synonyms for the word "whitened" include "blanched", "decolorized", and "faded" among others.

What are the hypernyms for Whitened?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for whitened?

Whitened is a word used to describe something that has been made white or brighter in color. The opposite or antonym of whitened is darkened or blackened. Darkened refers to making something darker in color, while blackened is specifically used for making something black. Other antonyms of whitened include stained, tinted, discolored, or yellowed. Stained refers to adding a mark or discoloration to something, while tinted means to add a hue or shade to something. Discolored indicates a change in the original color, and yellowed refers to adding a yellow tinge to something. Each antonym represents a different way to alter the color of an object or surface.

Usage examples for Whitened

No living thing could move down that bare and whitened hillside toward the lake without being marked by those armed men.
"The Shepherd of the North"
Richard Aumerle Maher
I did not say anything as I replaced it, but she glanced sharply at me, and I saw her lips whitened.
Victoria Cross
The black air of the night was whitened by the storms of foam-flakes which flew over the vessel.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell

Famous quotes with Whitened

  • Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war.
    Loren Eiseley
  • Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup.
    Sara Teasdale
  • Life has loveliness to sell, All beautiful and splendid things, Blue waves whitened on a cliff, Soaring fire that sways and sings And children's faces looking up Holding wonder like a cup.
    Sara Teasdale
  • Here, with whitened hair, desires failing, strength ebbing out of him, with the sun gone down and with only the serenity and the calm warning of the evening star left to him, he drank to Life, to all it had been, to what it was, to what it would be. Hurrah!
    Seán O'Casey
  • Let’s see the very thing and nothing else. Let’s see it with the hottest fire of sight. Burn everything not part of it to ash. Trace the gold sun about the whitened sky Without evasion by a single metaphor. Look at it in its essential barrenness And say this, this is the centre that I seek.
    Wallace Stevens

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