What does the word whiten mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Whiteness.

  • Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To become white.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To make white or whiter; bleach.

Usage examples for whiten

  1. Wogan could see the snow fall upon her dark hair and whiten it; it fell, too, upon her neck, but that it could not whiten. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason