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1. bleach

noun. ['ˈbliːtʃ'] the whiteness that results from removing the color from something.

Synonyms

  • whiteness

Antonyms

  • color
  • strengthening

Etymology

  • bleche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blechen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæcan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Bleach

  • long-beach
  • inspeech
  • screech
  • impeach
  • beseech
  • swiech
  • speech
  • preach
  • creech
  • creach
  • breech
  • breach
  • wiech
  • weech
  • veech
  • veatch
  • veach
  • teach
  • reeche
  • reach
  • pietsch
  • piech
  • peach
  • meech
  • leitch
  • leetch
  • leech
  • keetch
  • keech
  • keach

How do you pronounce bleach?

Pronounce bleach as bliʧ.

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Sentences with bleach


1. Noun, singular or mass
of pure bleach in a gallon of water.

2. bleach

verb. ['ˈbliːtʃ'] remove color from.

Synonyms

  • decolourize
  • decolorize
  • discolor
  • discolourise
  • decolorise
  • decolor
  • discolorize
  • discolorise
  • bleach out
  • decolourise

Antonyms

  • impure
  • discolour
  • colour
  • nigrify

Etymology

  • bleche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blechen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæcan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bleach

verb. ['ˈbliːtʃ'] make whiter or lighter.

Synonyms

  • whiten
  • peroxide

Antonyms

  • undiluted
  • cold
  • bare

Etymology

  • bleche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blechen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæcan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bleach

noun. ['ˈbliːtʃ'] an agent that makes things white or colorless.

Synonyms

  • bleach liquor
  • Clorox
  • bleaching agent
  • benzoyl peroxide
  • chlorinated lime
  • calcium hypochlorite
  • chlorine dioxide
  • bleaching powder
  • blanching agent
  • agent
  • whitener
  • sodium hypochlorite
  • chloride of lime
  • chlorine water

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • dark
  • full
  • integrated

Etymology

  • bleche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blechen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæcan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bleach

noun. ['ˈbliːtʃ'] the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent).

Synonyms

  • etiolation
  • whitening

Antonyms

  • general agent
  • stay
  • whiten

Etymology

  • bleche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • blechen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæcan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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