Antonyms of noun white

2 of 12 senses of white

Sense 2
white, whiteness -- (the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black))
       Antonym of black (Sense 1)
      => black, blackness, inkiness -- (the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white))

Sense 11
white -- ((board games) the lighter pieces)
       Antonym of black (Sense 6)
      => black -- ((board games) the darker pieces)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun white

12 senses of white

Sense 1
White, White person, Caucasian -- (a member of the Caucasoid race)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
white, whiteness -- (the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black))
       => achromatic color, achromatic colour -- (a color lacking hue; white or grey or black)

Sense 3
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; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921))
       INSTANCE OF=> chief justice -- (the judge who presides over a supreme court)

Sense 4
White, Patrick White, Patrick Victor Martindale White -- (Australian writer (1912-1990))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Sense 5
White, T. H. White, Theodore Harold White -- (United States political journalist (1915-1986))
       INSTANCE OF=> journalist -- (a writer for newspapers and magazines)

Sense 6
White, Stanford White -- (United States architect (1853-1906))
       INSTANCE OF=> architect, designer -- (someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings))

Sense 7
White, E. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White -- (United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Sense 8
White, Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson White -- (United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918))
       INSTANCE OF=> educator, pedagogue, pedagog -- (someone who educates young people)

Sense 9
White, White River -- (a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri)
       INSTANCE OF=> river -- (a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles")

Sense 10
egg white, white, albumen, ovalbumin -- (the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water; "she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs")
       => ingredient, fixings -- (food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; "the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad")

Sense 11
white -- ((board games) the lighter pieces)
       => man, piece -- (game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage")

Sense 12
flannel, gabardine, tweed, white -- ((usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth)
       => trouser, pant -- ((usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers")

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

1 sense of white

Sense 1
whiten, white -- (turn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry")
       => discolor, discolour, colour, color -- (change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored")

Antonyms of adj white

12 senses of white

Sense 1
white (vs. black) -- (being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light; "as white as fresh snow"; "a bride's white dress")

black (vs. white) -- (being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light; "black leather jackets"; "as black as coal"; "rich black soil")

Sense 2
white (vs. black) -- (of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration; "voting patterns within the white population")

black (vs. white) -- (of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin; "a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"- Martin Luther King Jr.)
        => African-American, Afro-American -- (pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry; "Afro-American culture"; "many black people preferred to be called African-American or Afro-American")
        => colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-white -- (having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "dark-skinned peoples")
        => negro -- (relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair)
        => negroid -- (characteristic of people traditionally classified as the Negro race; "negroid features")

Sense 3
white -- (free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied; "in shining white armor")

INDIRECT (VIA pure) -> impure -- ((used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene; "impure thoughts")

Sense 4
white, snowy -- (marked by the presence of snow; "a white Christmas"; "the white hills of a northern winter")

INDIRECT (VIA covered) -> bare -- (lacking its natural or customary covering; "a bare hill"; "bare feet")

Sense 5
white, lily-white -- (restricted to whites only; "under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains"; "a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization")

INDIRECT (VIA segregated) -> integrated -- (not segregated; designated as available to all races or groups; "integrated schools")

Sense 6
white, white-hot -- (glowing white with heat; "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire")

INDIRECT (VIA hot) -> cold -- (having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer")

Sense 7
white -- (benevolent; without malicious intent; "that's white of you")

INDIRECT (VIA good) -> evil -- (morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds")

Sense 8
blank, clean, white -- ((of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins")

INDIRECT (VIA empty) -> full -- (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing")

Sense 9
white -- ((of coffee) having cream or milk added)

INDIRECT (VIA diluted) -> undiluted -- (not diluted; "undiluted milk"; "an undiluted racial strain")

Sense 10
white, whitened -- ((of hair) having lost its color; "the white hairs of old age")

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

Sense 11
ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid, white -- (anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face white with rage")

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

Sense 12
white -- (of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets; "white nights")

INDIRECT (VIA light) -> dark -- (devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat")

Similarity of adj white

12 senses of white

Sense 1
white (vs. black) -- (being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light; "as white as fresh snow"; "a bride's white dress")
       => albescent -- (becoming or shading into white)
          Also See-> light#2, light-colored#1

Sense 2
white (vs. black) -- (of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration; "voting patterns within the white population")
       => Caucasian, Caucasoid -- (of or relating to Caucasian people)
       => light-skinned -- (having little skin pigmentation)

Sense 3
white -- (free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied; "in shining white armor")
       => pure (vs. impure) -- ((used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless; "I felt pure and sweet as a new baby"- Sylvia Plath; "pure as the driven snow")

Sense 4
white, snowy -- (marked by the presence of snow; "a white Christmas"; "the white hills of a northern winter")
       => covered (vs. bare) -- (overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form; "women with covered faces"; "covered wagons"; "a covered balcony")

Sense 5
white, lily-white -- (restricted to whites only; "under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains"; "a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization")
       => segregated (vs. integrated), unintegrated -- (separated or isolated from others or a main group; "a segregated school system"; "a segregated neighborhood")

Sense 6
white, white-hot -- (glowing white with heat; "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire")
       => hot (vs. cold) -- (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")

Sense 7
white -- (benevolent; without malicious intent; "that's white of you")
       => good (vs. evil) -- (morally admirable)

Sense 8
blank, clean, white -- ((of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins")
       => empty (vs. full) -- (holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours")

Sense 9
white -- ((of coffee) having cream or milk added)
       => diluted (vs. undiluted), dilute -- (reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute acetic acid")

Sense 10
white, whitened -- ((of hair) having lost its color; "the white hairs of old age")
       => colorless (vs. colorful), colourless -- (weak in color; not colorful)

Sense 11
ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid, white -- (anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face white with rage")
       => colorless (vs. colorful), colourless -- (weak in color; not colorful)

Sense 12
white -- (of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets; "white nights")
       => light (vs. dark) -- (characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light")

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