white

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'white': /waɪt/, /ˈhwaɪt/; 'White': /waɪt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/hwaɪt, waɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(hwīt, wīt)


Inflections of 'white' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
whiter
adj comparative
whitest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'white' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
whites
v 3rd person singular
whiting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
whited
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
whited
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

white
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: white in hue
Synonyms:
whitish, chalky, snow-white, snowy-white, white as snow, milky-white, milk-white, ivory , alabaster, zinc white, titanium white, pearly, china white, milky, snowy, silver , silvery
Antonyms:
black , colored, pitch black, jet black, dark , darkened, hued, raven , sooty, black as coal
Sense: Adjective: colorless
Synonyms:
colorless, colourless (UK), uncolored, uncoloured (UK), untinted, undyed, unstained, unpainted, unpigmented, bleached, washed-out, faded
Antonyms:
opaque, chromatic, multicolored, patterned , colorful , polychrome, stained , tainted , dyed, tinted
Sense: Adjective: fair-skinned
Synonyms:
Caucasian, fair-skinned, light-skinned, light-complexioned, pale-skinned, pale , albino
Antonyms:
black , dark-skinned, tanned , negro, mixed race, Afro-Caribbean, African, African-American, dark-complexioned
Sense: Adjective: pale-faced
Synonyms:
pale , pallid, ashen, bloodless, deathly pale, white as a sheet, pasty, wan, waxen, white with fear
Antonyms:
bright , glowing , flushed, radiant, healthy , beaming, shining , reddening, blushing, cheerful
Sense: Adjective: honorable
Synonyms:
honorable, honourable (UK), decent , moral , ethical, virtuous, noble , good , righteous , upstanding, upright , irreproachable, beyond reproach, pure as the driven snow, pure
Antonyms:
dirty , biased , scathing, rude , evil , dishonorable, offensive , deceitful , crooked , corrupt , wicked , unscrupulous, bent as a nine bob note (UK)

'white' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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