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Adjective white has 13 senses
  1. white, achromatic - 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"
    Antonyms: black, achromatic
  2. white, caucasian - of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration; "voting patterns within the white population"
    Antonyms: black, African-American, Afro-American, colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, negro, negroid
  3. white - free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied; "in shining white armor"
    impure (indirect, via pure)
  4. white, snowy - marked by the presence of snow; "a white Christmas"; "the white hills of a northern winter"
    Antonym: uncovered (indirect, via covered)
  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"
    Antonym: integrated (indirect, via segregated)
  6. white, white-hot - glowing white with heat; "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire"
    Antonym: cold (indirect, via hot)
  7. white - benevolent; without malicious intent; "white magic"; "a white lie"; "that's white of you"
    evil, wicked (indirect, via good)
  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"
    Antonym: full (indirect, via empty)
  9. white - (of coffee) having cream or milk added
    undiluted (indirect, via diluted)
  10. white - dressed (or especially habited) in white; "white nuns"
    unclothed (indirect, via clothed)
  11. white, whitened - (of hair) having lost its color; "the white hairs of old age"
    Antonyms: colorful, colourful (indirect, via colorless)
  12. ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid, white - ash-colored or 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"
    Antonyms: colorful, colourful (indirect, via colorless)
  13. white - of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets; "white nights"
    dark (indirect, via light)
Noun white has 10 senses
  1. White, white person, Caucasian - a member of the Caucasoid race
    --1 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    --1 is a member of White race, White people, Caucasoid race, Caucasian race
    --1 has particulars:
     Aryan; Circassian; paleface; Semite; Kassite, Cassite; Elamite; white man; white woman; white trash, poor white trash, poor white; whitey, honky, honkey, honkie; WASP, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant
  2. white, whiteness - the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    --2 is a kind of achromatic color, achromatic colour
    Antonyms: black, blackness
    --2 has particulars:
     alabaster; bleach; bone, ivory, pearl, off-white; chalk; frostiness, hoariness
    Derived form: verb white1
  3. White, Patrick White, Patrick Victor Martindale White - Australian writer (1912-1990)
    --3 is a kind of writer, author
  4. White, T. H. White, Theodore Harold White - United States political journalist (1915-1986)
    --4 is a kind of journalist
  5. White, Stanford White - United States architect (1853-1906)
    --5 is a kind of architect, designer
  6. White, E. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White - United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
    --6 is a kind of writer, author
  7. 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)
    --7 is a kind of educator, pedagogue
  8. White, White River - a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
    --8 is a kind of river
    --8 is a part of
     Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR; Missouri, Show Me State, MO
  9. white - (board games) the lighter pieces
    --9 is a kind of
    man, piece
    Antonyms: black
  10. flannel, gabardine, tweed, white - (usually in the plural) trousers
    --10 is a kind of trousers, pants
Verb white has 1 sense
  1. whiten, white - turn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry"
    --1 is one way to discolor, discolour, colour, color
    Derived form: noun white2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
white-tailed sea eagle white-throated sparrow white-tie white-tipped shark white-topped aster white-washed white-water white-water rafting white white white admiral white alder white anglo-saxon protestant white ant white ash white aspen white avens

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