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Synonyms for blanchblæntʃ, blɑntʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pale, blanch, blench(verb)

    turn pale, as if in fear

    parboil, blench, blanch, pale

  2. blanch, parboil(verb)

    cook (vegetables) briefly

    "Parboil the beans before freezing them"

    parboil, pale, blanch, blench

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blanch(v)

    To whiten is to make white in general, but commonly it means to overspread with white coloring-matter. Bleach and blanch both signify to whiten by depriving of color, the former permanently, as linen; the latter either permanently (as, to blanch celery) or temporarily (as, to blanch the cheek with fear). To whitewash is to whiten superficially, especially by false approval.

    bleach, make white, whiten, whitewash

    blacken, color, darken, dye, soil, stain

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blanch(v. a.)

    bleach, whiten, etiolate, make or render white

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Translations for blanch

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  • бланширам, побелявам, избелвамBulgarian
  • erbleichenGerman
  • blanchir, monderFrench
  • blansírozHungarian
  • blancheren, verbleken, witten, blekenDutch
  • blekneNorwegian
  • белить, побелить, побледнеть, бледнеть, бланшировать, белеть, побелетьRussian

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