Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bleach

2 senses of bleach

Sense 1
bleach, bleach out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize, decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise, discolorise -- (remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt")
       => discolor -- (cause to lose or change color; "The detergent discolored my shirts")

Sense 2
bleach -- (make whiter or lighter; "bleach the laundry")
       => whiten, white -- (turn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry")

Antonyms of adj bleached

2 senses of bleached

Sense 1
bleached, faded, washed-out, washy -- (having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors")

INDIRECT (VIA colorless) -> colorful, colourful -- (having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves")

Sense 2
bleached, colored, coloured, dyed -- ((used of color) artificially produced; not natural; "a bleached blonde")

INDIRECT (VIA artificial) -> natural -- (existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation; "a natural pearl"; "natural gas"; "natural silk"; "natural blonde hair"; "a natural sweetener"; "natural fertilizers")

Similarity of adj bleached

2 senses of bleached

Sense 1
bleached, faded, washed-out, washy -- (having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors")
       => colorless (vs. colorful), colourless -- (weak in color; not colorful)

Sense 2
bleached, colored, coloured, dyed -- ((used of color) artificially produced; not natural; "a bleached blonde")
       => artificial (vs. natural), unreal -- (contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners")

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