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  Definition of bleach
  1. the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
  2. the whiteness that results from removing the color from something; "a complete bleach usually requires several applications"
  3. an agent that makes things white or colorless
  4. make whiter or lighter; "bleach the laundry"
  5. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
Similar Words: bleaching agent, blanching agent, whitener, bleach out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize, decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise, discolorise

 

Hyponyms: etiolation, benzoyl peroxide, bleaching powder, chlorinated lime, chloride of lime, calcium hypochlorite, chlorine dioxide, chlorine water, Clorox, sodium hypochlorite, peroxide

 

Substance Meronyms: bleach liquor, liquid bleach

 

Derivational Morphology: bleach out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize, decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise, discolorise, whiten, white, bleaching agent, blanching agent, whitener, bleacher

 

 
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