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white

 
pronunciation:
waIt [or] hwaIt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the color of snow or salt; the lightest achromatic color.
 
antonyms:
black
similar words:
neutral
definition 2: something that is white in color.
antonyms:
black
definition 3: the white part of something.
egg whitesthe whites of the eyes
definition 4: one who has light skin, esp. Caucasian.
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: whiter, whitest
definition 1: of or pertaining to the color white.
antonyms:
black
definition 2: nearly the color white; pale.
Her face was white after her illness.
similar words:
light
definition 3: having a light or pale complexion; Caucasian.
similar words:
light
definition 4: dominated by Caucasians.
a white neighborhood
definition 5: with no printing; blank.
definition 6: having almost no color.
white wine
definition 7: pure; unsullied.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: whited, whites, whiting
definition: to make white.
derivations: whitely (adv.), whiteness (n.)
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