What does blacken mean?

Definitions for blacken
ˈblæk ənblack·en

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word blacken.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black(verb)

    make or become black

    "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened"

  2. char, blacken, sear, scorch(verb)

    burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color

    "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling"

Wiktionary

  1. blacken(Verb)

    To make black.

  2. blacken(Verb)

    To make dirty.

  3. blacken(Verb)

    To defame or sully.

    Malice delights to blacken the characters of prominent men. uE000146825uE001 Napoleon Bonaparte

  4. blacken(Verb)

    To cook (meat or fish) by coating with pepper, etc., and quickly searing in a hot pan.

  5. blacken(Verb)

    To become black.

    The sky blackened as the storm clouds rolled in.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blacken(verb)

    to make or render black

  2. Blacken(verb)

    to make dark; to darken; to cloud

  3. Blacken(verb)

    to defame; to sully, as reputation; to make infamous; as, vice blackens the character

  4. Blacken(verb)

    to grow black or dark

How to pronounce blacken?

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How to say blacken in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blacken in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blacken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of blacken in a Sentence

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    Caters News Agency -RRB- Searles, Caters News Agency -RRB- Searles, said.Yet as my skin started to blacken and die, I was on so much pain medication that I couldnt feel anything I just knew something was really badly wrong. My skin completely died and Ive been left in constant pain.

Images & Illustrations of blacken

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  • цапам, очерням, почерням, почернявамBulgarian
  • nigrigiEsperanto
  • mustataFinnish
  • salir, noircir, souillerFrench
  • השחירHebrew
  • nigreskarIdo
  • annerire, sporcareItalian
  • zwartmakenDutch
  • enegrecer, conspurcarPortuguese
  • измарать, запачкать, загрязнить, замарать, очернить, чернить, испачкать, загрязнять, чернеть, зачернить, очернять, почернеть, пачкать, маратьRussian
  • svärta, svartna, svärta nerSwedish

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