whitelist

[ hwahyt-list, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌlɪst, ˈwaɪt- /

noun Also white list.

verb (used with object) Also white-list.

to put on a whitelist.

Nearby words

  1. whitehorse,
  2. whitelash,
  3. whitelaw,
  4. whiteley,
  5. whiteline,
  6. whitely,
  7. whiteman,
  8. whiteman, paul,
  9. whiten,
  10. whitener

Compare blacklist.

Origin of whitelist

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for white list

white list

noun

a list of countries considered to pose an insignificant threat to human rights, from which applications for political asylum are presumed to be unfounded
computing
  1. a list of websites considered to have inoffensive and acceptable content
  2. a list of e-mail addresses from which a computer will accept mail
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