- a list of email addresses or web addresses that are allowed to pass through a spam filter: The company sent a reminder to their shoppers to add the new-orders email to their whitelist, or else receipts could be snagged by the spam filter.
- a list of trusted software programs allowed to access a device or operating system: The antivirus program can’t fully protect your computer if you keep overriding it to add apps to its whitelist.
How to use whitelist in a sentence
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
The breakdown of the 114th Congress is 80 percent white, 80 percent male, and 92 percent Christian.
If Congress accurately reflected our nation on the basis of race, about 63 percent would be white, not 80 percent.
There were rumors of shrieks and flashes emanating from the well, and reports of a figure in white.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The FBI raided his home in 2000 with an affidavit questioning his use of $200,000 from his white supremacist fundraising.
And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He gives a list of the sponsors of the baptized Indians, who included many of the French nobility and clergy.
That evening in the gondola, with one old and two newer friends, is marked with a white stone in my recollection.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
British Dictionary definitions for whitelist
- a list of websites considered to have inoffensive and acceptable content
- a list of e-mail addresses from which a computer will accept mail