1. turn pale, as if in fear

Similar word(s): blench, pale

Definition categories: body, color, colour, discolor, discolour

2. cook (vegetables) briefly

Similar word(s): parboil

Definition categories: change, cook

Sentences with blanch as a verb:

- his cheek blanched with fear

- the rose blanches in the sun

- to blanch linen

- age has blanched his hair

- to blanch almonds

- to blanch a deer