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Definition of black verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



/blæk/ black pronunciation American
black something to make something black synonym blackenPHRASAL VERBS

black out

to become unconscious for a short time synonym faintThe driver blacked out at the wheel and crashed into a tree. related noun blackoutblack out

black somethingout

1 to make a place dark by turning off lights, covering windows, etc.A power failure blacked-out the city last night.a house with blacked out windows related noun blackout2 to prevent something such as a piece of writing or a television broadcast from being read or seenSome lines of the document have been blacked out for security out