HyperDic: white

English > 25 senses of the word white / White:
ADJECTIVEallwhitebeing of the achromatic color of maximum lightness
allwhiteof or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration
allwhitefree from moral blemish or impurity
allwhite, snowymarked by the presence of snow
allwhite, lily-whiterestricted to whites only
allwhite, white-hotglowing white with heat
allwhitebenevolent
allwhite, blank, cleanvoid of expression
allwhite(of coffee) having cream or milk added
allwhite, whitened(of hair) having lost its color / color / color
allwhite, ashen, blanched, bloodless, lividanemic looking from illness or emotion
allwhiteof summer nights in northern latitudes / latitudes where the sun barely sets
NOUNperson White, White person, Caucasiana member of the Caucasoid race
attributewhite, whitenessthe quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
person White, Edward White, Edward D. White, Edward Douglas White Jr.United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft
person White, Patrick White, Patrick Victor Martindale WhiteAustralian writer (1912-1990)
person White, T. H. White, Theodore Harold WhiteUnited States political journalist (1915-1986)
person White, Stanford WhiteUnited States architect (1853-1906)
person White, E. B. White, Elwyn Brooks WhiteUnited States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
person White, Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson WhiteUnited States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)
objectWhite, White Rivera tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
foodwhite, egg white, albumen, ovalbuminthe white part of an egg
artifactwhite(board games) the lighter pieces
artifactwhite, flannel, gabardine, tweed(usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
VERBchangewhite, whitenturn white
white / White > pronunciation
Soundshhway't; way't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light.
Examples
  • "as white as fresh snow"
  • "a bride's white dress"
Attribute ofvaluerelative darkness or lightness of a color
NarroweralbescentBecoming or shading into white
See alsolight, light-colored(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
OppositeblackOf the achromatic color of maximum darkness
Spanishalbar, albo, blanco
Catalanalba, blanc
Nounswhite, whitenessthe quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration.
Example"voting patterns within the white population"
NarrowerCaucasian, CaucasoidOf or relating to Caucasian people
OppositeblackOf or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
Spanishblanco, caucásico
Catalanblanc
NounsWhitea member of the Caucasoid race
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFree from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied.
Example"in shining white armor"
Broaderpure(used of persons or behaviors) having no faults
Nounswhitenessthe state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmarked by the presence of snow.
Examples
  • "a white Christmas"
  • "the white hills of a northern winter"
Synonymsnowy
Broadercoveredoverlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something
Spanishblanco, nevado
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 5
Meaningrestricted to whites only.
Examples
  • "under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains"
  • "a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization"
Synonymlily-white
Broadersegregated, unintegratedseparated or isolated / isolated from others or a main group
Spanishníveo
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 6
Meaningglowing white with heat.
Examples
  • "white flames"
  • "a white-hot center of the fire"
Synonymwhite-hot
BroaderhotUsed of physical heat / heat
Spanishcandente, incandescente
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 7
Meaningbenevolent; without malicious intent.
Example"that's white of you"
Broadergoodmorally admirable
Spanishblanco
Catalanblanc
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 8
Meaningvoid of expression.
Synonymsblank, clean
Broaderemptyholding or containing nothing
Spanishblanco
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 9
Meaning(of coffee) having cream or milk added.
Broaderdiluted, diluteReduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 10
Meaning(of hair) having lost its color / color / color.
Example"the white hairs of old age"
Synonymwhitened
Broadercolorless, colourlessWeak in color
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 11
Meaninganemic looking from illness or emotion.
Examples
  • "lips white with terror"
  • "a face white with rage"
Synonymsashen, blanched, bloodless, livid
Broadercolorless, colourlessWeak in color
Spanishlívido, pálido
Catalanpàl·lid
English > white: 25 senses > adjective 12
MeaningOf summer nights in northern latitudes / latitudes where the sun barely sets.
Example"white nights"
BroaderlightCharacterized by or emitting light
Spanishblanco
Catalanblanc
English > White: 25 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the Caucasoid race.
SynonymsWhite person, Caucasian
NarrowerAryan(according to Nazi doctrine) a Caucasian person of Nordic descent (and not a Jew)
CircassianA member of the Sunni Muslim people living in northwestern Caucasia
ElamiteA member of an ancient warlike people living in Elam east of Babylonia as early as 3000 BC
Kassite, CassiteA member of an ancient people who ruled Babylonia between 1600 and 1200 BC
SemiteA member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
WASP, white Anglo-Saxon ProtestantA white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
white manA man who is White
white trash, poor white trash(slang) an offensive term for White people who are impoverished
white womanA woman who is White
whitey, honky, honkey, honkie(slang) offensive names for a White man
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishblanco, caucásico, persona blanca
Catalanblanc, caucàsic
Adjectiveswhiteof or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration
English > white: 25 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black).
Synonymwhiteness
NarroweralabasterA very light white
bleachThe whiteness that results from removing the color from something
bone, ivory, pearl, off-whiteA shade of white the color of bleached bones
chalkA pure flat white with little reflectance
frostiness, hoarinessA silvery-white color
Broaderachromatic color, achromatic colourA color lacking hue
Oppositeblack, blackness, inkinessThe quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
Spanishblanco, blancura
Catalanblanc, blancor
Adjectiveswhitebeing of the achromatic color of maximum lightness
Verbswhiteturn white
English > White: 25 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921).
SynonymsEdward White, Edward D. White, Edward Douglas White Jr.
Instance ofchief justiceThe judge who presides over a supreme court
SpanishEdward White
CatalanEdward White
English > White: 25 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningAustralian writer (1912-1990).
SynonymsPatrick White, Patrick Victor Martindale White
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishPatrick Victor Martindale White, Patrick White
CatalanPatrick Victor Martindale White, Patrick White
English > White: 25 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningUnited States political journalist (1915-1986).
SynonymsT. H. White, Theodore Harold White
Instance ofjournalistA writer for newspapers and magazines
SpanishT. H. White, White
CatalanWhite
English > White: 25 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningUnited States architect (1853-1906).
SynonymStanford White
Instance ofarchitect, designersomeone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
SpanishStanford White, White
CatalanStanford White
English > White: 25 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningUnited States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985).
SynonymsE. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishE. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White
CatalanElwyn Brooks White
English > White: 25 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningUnited States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918).
SynonymsAndrew D. White, Andrew Dickson White
Instance ofeducator, pedagogue, pedagogsomeone who educates young people
SpanishAndrew Dickson White
CatalanAndrew Dickson White
English > White: 25 senses > noun 9, object
MeaningA tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri.
SynonymWhite River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofArkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR, Ark.A state in south central United States
Missouri, Show Me State, MO, Mo.A midwestern state in central United States
SpanishBlanco, White River
CatalanBlanc, White River
English > white: 25 senses > noun 10, food
MeaningThe white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water.
Example"she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs"
Synonymsegg white, albumen, ovalbumin
Part ofegg, eggsoval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
Broaderingredient, fixingsFood that is a component of a mixture / mixture in cooking
Spanishalbumen, albúmina, clara, ovoalbúmina
Catalanalbumen, albúmina, clara d'ou, clara, ovoalbúmina
English > white: 25 senses > noun 11, artifact
Meaning(board games) the lighter pieces.
Categorycheckers, draughtsA checkerboard game / game for two players who each have 12 pieces
chess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broaderman, piecegame equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
Oppositeblack(board games) the darker pieces
English > white: 25 senses > noun 12, artifact
Meaning(usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth.
Synonymsflannel, gabardine, tweed
Broadertrousers, pair of trousers, pant(usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishpantalones de franela
Catalanpantalons de franel·la
English > white: 25 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningTurn white.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"This detergent will whiten your laundry"
Synonymwhiten
Narrowerbleachmake whiter or lighter
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Oppositeblacken, melanize, melanise, blackmake or become black
Spanishblanquear, emblanquecer, enjalbegar, jalbegar
Catalanblanquejar, emblancar, emblanquinar, emblanquir
Nounswhitethe quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)

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