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Synonyms for bleachblitʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bleach(noun)

    the whiteness that results from removing the color from something

    "a complete bleach usually requires several applications"

    whitener, blanching agent, bleaching agent

  2. bleaching agent, bleach, blanching agent, whitener(noun)

    an agent that makes things white or colorless

    whitener, bleach, blanching agent, bleaching agent

  3. bleach(verb)

    the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)

    whitener, blanching agent, bleaching agent

  4. bleach, bleach out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize, decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise, discolorise(verb)

    remove color from

    "The sun bleached the red shirt"

    decolorise, bleach out, decolourise, discolorise, decolour, discolourise, decolourize, bleach, decolorize, discolorize, decolor

  5. bleach(verb)

    make whiter or lighter

    "bleach the laundry"

    decolorise, bleach out, decolourise, discolorise, decolour, discolourise, decolourize, decolorize, discolorize, decolor


  1. bleach(noun)


  2. bleach(noun)

    To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc) or lighten (hair).


  3. bleach(verb)

    (of corals) to lose color due to stress-induced expulsion of symbiotic unicellular algae.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bleach(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.

    blanch, make white, whiten, whitewash

    blacken, color, darken, dye, soil, stain

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bleach(v. a.)

    whiten, blanch, etiolate, make or render white

  2. bleach(v. n.)

    whiten, etiolate, grow or become white

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

bleaching, detergent, disinfectant, launder, laundering

Translations for bleach

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مادة تبييض, بيضArabic
  • белина, избелвам, обезцветявамBulgarian
  • bělit, bělidloCzech
  • blegemiddel, blegeDanish
  • Bleiche, bleichenGerman
  • λευκαίνω, λευκαντικόGreek
  • blanquear, blanqueador, decolorar, lejía, lavandina, curarSpanish
  • valkaisuaine, valkaistaFinnish
  • bleikjaFaroese
  • javel, eau de Javel, blanchirFrench
  • אקונומיקה, הלבין, מלביןHebrew
  • fehérítő, kifehérítHungarian
  • varechina, candeggina, candeggiare, decolorante, decolorare, imbiancareItalian
  • 漂白する, 漂白剤Japanese
  • 바래다Korean
  • bliċMaltese
  • blekemiddel, bleikemiddel, bleike, blekeNorwegian
  • bleek, bleken, bleekwater, JavelDutch
  • bleikemiddel, bleike, bleikjemiddel, bleikjeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • wybielacz, bielić, wybielićPolish
  • descorante, alvejantePortuguese
  • белить, белильная известь, отбеливатель, белильный растворRussian
  • izbjeljivačSerbo-Croatian
  • odfarbiť, bieliť, vybieliť, bielidloSlovak
  • blekmedel, blekaSwedish
  • çamaşır suyuTurkish

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