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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhitenwhit‧en /ˈwaɪtn/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  CCto become more white, or to make something do this This stuff is supposed to whiten your teeth.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
whitenI looked at Jack and saw him whiten.Already frost was whitening every wrinkle of her sleeve.Makeup began to whiten his lapels like droppings on a statue.Jack's knuckles whitened on his glass.Palomar students periodically hike to the top of the peak to whiten the letter.Outside, a light snow had begun to fall, whitening the streets with downy flakes.It whitened the terrace beyond with a clear, unbroken glare.He wore a white dhoti and his body was whitened with ash.