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1. white

adjective. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light.

Synonyms

  • value
  • albescent
  • light

Antonyms

  • black
  • hotness
  • colorlessness
  • alive

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with White

  • overexcite
  • disinvite
  • semi-height
  • reinvite
  • reignite
  • forthright
  • de-excite
  • contrite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • strite
  • streit
  • sprite
  • rewrite
  • recite

Example sentences of the word white


1. Adjective
Wearing white socks with a black suit is a huge fashion faux-pas.

Quotes containing the word white


1. Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.
- Robert Frank

2. I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
- Brene Brown

3. True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.
- Honore de Balzac

2. white-collar

adjective. of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers.

Synonyms

  • professional
  • clerical
  • skilled

Antonyms

  • blue-collar
  • juvenile
  • amateur
  • nonprofessional

3. white

adjective. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration.

Synonyms

  • Caucasian
  • Caucasoid

Antonyms

  • chromatic
  • spread
  • newness

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. White

noun. a member of the Caucasoid race.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • Aryan
  • White race
  • honky
  • poor white trash
  • white man
  • white trash
  • Cassite
  • individual
  • Elamite
  • white Anglo-Saxon Protestant
  • WASP
  • whitey
  • honkey
  • mortal
  • paleface
  • white woman
  • Caucasoid race
  • person
  • White people
  • Circassian
  • Caucasian race
  • Kassite
  • honkie
  • Semite
  • Caucasian
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

5. white

noun. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black).

Synonyms

  • alabaster
  • ivory
  • chalk
  • whiteness
  • pearl
  • hoariness
  • bone
  • frostiness
  • achromatic color
  • achromatic colour
  • bleach

Antonyms

  • black
  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • overestimate

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. white

adjective. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] anemic looking from illness or emotion.

Synonyms

  • colourless
  • blanched
  • livid
  • ashen
  • colorless

Antonyms

  • bloody
  • human
  • spirited
  • colourful

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. white

adjective. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] benevolent; without malicious intent.

Antonyms

  • colored

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. white

verb. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] turn white.

Synonyms

  • colour
  • discolor
  • color
  • whiten
  • bleach

Antonyms

  • darken
  • ascend
  • rise
  • heavy

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. White

noun. a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri.

Synonyms

  • Arkansas
  • Show Me State
  • MO
  • AR
  • White River
  • Missouri

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

10. White

noun. United States political journalist (1915-1986).

Synonyms

  • Theodore Harold White

Antonyms

  • creditor
  • female
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