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rabbet {n} /ˈɹæbɪt/ (channel, groove of recess in e.g. wood)  :: feuillure {f}
rabbet joint {n} (rabbet) SEE: rabbet  ::
rabbi {n} /ˈɹæb.baɪ/ (Jewish scholar or teacher)  :: rabbin {m}
rabbinic {adj} (Related to rabbis)  :: rabbinique
rabbinical {adj} (Referring to rabbis, their writings, or their work)  :: rabbinique
rabbit {n} /ˈræbɪt/ (mammal)  :: lapin {m}
rabbit ears {n} (an indoor dipole television antenna)  :: antenne en V d'intérieur {f}
rabbit hole {n} ((entrance to) a rabbit warren or burrow)  :: terrier de lapin {m}
rabbit hutch {n} (a cage in which rabbits are kept)  :: clapier à lapins {m}, cabane à lapins {f}, or cage à lapins {f}
rabbit punch {n} (a chopping punch to the back of the neck or head)  :: coup du lapin {m}
rabbit warren {n} (A confusing environment)  :: labyrinthe {m}
rabbit warren {n} (An underground system of interconnected tunnels occupied by rabbits)  :: garenne {f}
rabble {n}  :: cohue {f}, foule {f}, populace {f} [the commoners]
rabble rouser {n} ((idiomatic) someone or something that tends to inspire mobs)  :: formentateur de troubles {m}, agitateur {m}
rabblerousing {adj}  :: qui incite à la révolte, qui incite à la violence, qui cherche à soulever les masses
Rabelaisian {adj} (pertaining to the works or period of Rabelais)  :: rabelaisien
rabid {adj} /ˈɹæbɪd/ (affected with rabies)  :: enragé {m}
rabid {adj} (furious; raging; extremely violent)  :: enragé
rabidly {adv} (in a rabid manner)  :: farouchement, férocement, avec fanatisme, comme un(e) enragé(e)
rabidness {n} (the property of being rabid)  :: férocité {f}
rabies {n} /ˈɹeɪ.biz/ (viral disease)  :: rage {f}
raccoon {n} /ɹæˈkun/ (nocturnal omnivore living in North America, Procyon lotor)  :: [more exactly] raton laveur commun {m}, [less exactly] raton laveur {m}
raccoon {n} (any mammal of the family Procyonidae)  :: [member of family] procyonidé {m}
raccoon {n} (any mammal of the subfamily Procyoninae)  :: [member of subfamily] procyoniné {m}
raccoon dog {n} (Nyctereutes procyonoides)  :: chien viverrin {m}
race {n} (a breed or strain of domesticated animal)  :: race {f}
race {n} (a large group of people set apart from others on the basis of a common heritage)  :: course {f}, race {f}
race {n} (a large group of people set apart from others on the basis of common, physical characteristics)  :: race {f}
race {n} /ɹeɪs/ (contest)  :: course {f}
race {n}  :: race {f}
race {v} (to move or drive at high speed)  :: s'élancer
race against time {n} (situation in which something must be done hurriedly, by a deadline)  :: course contre le temps, course contre la montre
race baiting {n} (using racially derisive communication to anger, intimidate, or coerce)  :: supplice racial {m}
race car {n} (car that goes at very fast speeds)  :: voiture de course {f}
race card {n}  :: programme des courses {m}
racecourse {n} (a course over which races are run)  :: champ de courses {m}
racecourse {n} ((UK) a racetrack where horse races are run)  :: hippodrome {m}
race hatred {n} (hatred towards an ethnic group)  :: racial
racehorse {n} (a horse that competes in races)  :: cheval de course {m}
raceme {n} (botany: an inflorescence in which the flowers are arranged along a single central axis)  :: racème {m}, grappe {f}
race meeting {n} (a series of horse races at a particular racecourse on a particular day)  :: réunion de courses {f}
racemization {n} (formation of racemate)  :: racémisation {m}
racer {n} /ˈɹeɪsəɹ/ (someone who takes part in a race)  :: coureur {m}, coureuse {f}
racer {n} (racehorse) SEE: racehorse  ::
racer {n} (something used for racing)  :: [general] racer {m}, vélo de course {m}, [bicycle] bicyclette de course {f}
race relations {n}  :: relations inter-raciales {f-p}
racetrack {n} (a course over which races are run)  :: champ de courses {m}, piste {f}, [hippodrome] hippodrome {m}
Rachel {prop} /ˈreɪt͡ʃəl/ (younger daughter of Laban)  :: Rachel
rachitic {adj} /ɹəˈkɪtɪk/  :: rachitique
rachitis {n} /rəˈkʌɪtɪs/ (rickets)  :: rachitisme {m}
Rachmanism {n} ((UK) The exploitation of tenants of slum properties by unscrupulous landlords)  :: intimidation de locataires par des propriétaires sans scrupules (pour obtenir une expulsion)
racial {adj} (of a race)  :: racial
racial discrimination {n} (discrimination on grounds of ethnicity)  :: discrimination raciale {f}
racialism {n} (racism)  :: racisme {m}
racialist {n}  :: raciste {m} {f}
racially {adv} (relating to race)  :: à motivation raciste
racily {adv} (in a racy manner)  :: [saucily] lestement, [in a lively way] avec verve
raciness {n} (the property of being racy)  :: piquant {m}
racing {n} (the sport of competing in races)  :: course {f}
racism {n} /ˈɹeɪsɪzm̩/ (race discrimination or dislike)  :: racisme {m}
racist {adj} (relating to racism)  :: raciste
racist {n} (person who believes a particular race is superior to others.)  :: raciste {m} {f}
rack {n} /ɹæk/ (series of shelves)  :: étagère
rack {n} (cut of meat)  :: carré
rack {n} (torture device)  :: chevalet {m}
rack {n} (woman's breasts)  :: lolos, nichons, balcon, roberts, nibards, devanture
racket {n} /ˈɹækɪt/ (implement)  :: raquette {f}
racket {n} (fraud)  :: escroquerie {f}
racket {n} (loud noise)  :: vacarme {m}, tintamarre {m}
rack one's brain {v} (struggle to think of something)  :: se creuser la tête
raclette {n} (cheese)  :: raclette {m}
raclette {n} (dish)  :: raclette {f}
raconteur {n} /ˌɹæk.ɑnˈtɝ/ (storyteller )  :: raconteur {m}
racoon {n} (raccoon) SEE: raccoon  ::
racquet {n} /ˈɹækɪt/ (an implement with a handle used to hit a ball)  :: raquette {f}
ractopamine {n} (a drug used as a feed additive to promote leanness in pigs raised for their meat)  :: ractopamine {f}
rada {n} (soviet) SEE: soviet  ::
Rada {prop} (rada) SEE: rada  ::
radar astronomy {n} (astronomical technique)  :: radarastronomie {f}
radarmeteorology {n} (radar meteorology) SEE: radar meteorology  ::
radial {adj} (arranged like rays that radiate from, or converge to a common center)  :: radiale {f}
radian {n} (unit)  :: radian {m}
radiation {n} /ˌɹeɪ.di.ˈeɪ.ʃən/ (shooting forth of anything from a point or surface)  :: radiation {f}
radiation {n}  :: radiation {f}
radiation {n} (radioactive energy)  :: radiation {f}
radiative {adj} (related to radiation)  :: radiatif {m}
radiator {n} (finned metal fixture that carries hot water or steam in order to heat a room)  :: radiateur {m}
radiator {n} /ˈreɪ.diˌeɪ.tɚ/ (device that lowers engine coolant temperature by conducting heat to the air)  :: radiateur {m}
radical {adj} /ˈɹædɪkəl/ (pertaining to the root (of a plant))  :: radical
radical {adj} (favouring fundamental change)  :: radical
radical {adj} (linguistics: pertaining to the root of a word)  :: radical
radical {adj} (pertaining to the basic or intrinsic nature of something)  :: radical
radical {adj} (slang: excellent)  :: génial, super
radical {adj} (thoroughgoing)  :: radical
radical {n} (arithmetic: root (of a number or quantity))  :: racine {f}
radical {n} (historical: early 20th-century France)  :: radical {m}, radicale {f}
radical {n} (linguistics: portion of a character that provides an indication of its meaning)  :: clé {m}, radical {m}
radical {n} (organic chemistry: free radical)  :: radical {m}
radicalism {n} (social or political movements that aim at fundamental change in the structure of society)  :: radicalisme {m}
radio {n} /ˈɹeɪdiˌoʊ/ (technology)  :: radio {f}, radiodiffusion {f}
radio {n} (receiver)  :: radio {f}
radioactive {adj} /ˌɹeɪdioʊˈæktɪv/ (exhibiting radioactivity)  :: radioactif
radioactive fallout {n} (material from a radioactive plume)  :: retombée radioactive
radioactive waste {n} (type of waste)  :: déchet radioactif {m}
radioactivity {n}  :: radioactivité {f}
radio button {n} (any of a line of preset buttons on a car radio)  :: bouton radio {m}
radio button {n} ((graphical user interface) any of a group of widgets in a graphical user interface)  :: bouton radio {m}
radio cassette {n} (radio cassette player) SEE: radio cassette player  ::
radio clock {n} (a clock that is synchronized to a remote time standard by means of radio signals)  :: horloge radio {f}, horloge radio-pilotée {f}
radio-controlled {adj} (controlled remotely using radio signals)  :: téléguidé
radio-controlled car {n} (a car controlled by remote)  :: voiture téléguidée {f}
radiodiagnostics {n} (diagnostics by means of X-rays or radiochemical tracers)  :: radiodiagnostic {f}
radio drama {n} /ˈɹeɪdiˌoʊ drâma/ (acoustic performance)  :: théâtre radiophonique {f}
radioelectric {adj} (of or pertaining to the transmission of power via electromagnetic waves)  :: radioélectrique {m} {f}
radioelement {n} (element whose all currently known isotopes are radioactive)  :: radioélément {m}
radiogram {n} (a message, like a telegram, transmitted by radio)  :: radiogramme {m}
radiogram {n} (radiograph) SEE: radiograph  ::
radiograph {n} (image produced by radiation)  :: radiographie {f}
radiography {n} (the process of making radiographs, and the science of analyzing them)  :: radiographie {f}
radioisotope {n} (a radioactive isotope of an element)  :: radioisotope {m}
radiolarian {n} (marine protozoa)  :: radiolaire {m}
radiological {adj} (pertaining to radiation, radioactivity or nuclear weapons)  :: radiologique
radiologist {n} /ˈɹeɪ.diːˌɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ (practitioner of radiology)  :: radiologiste
radiology {n} (the use of radiation in diagnosis)  :: radiologie {f}
radiolysis {n} (dissociation due to radiation)  :: radiolyse
radiometer {n} (device that measures radiant energy)  :: radiomètre {m}
radionecrosis {n} (necrosis caused by ionizing radiation)  :: radionécrose {f}
radionuclide {n} (radioactive nuclide)  :: radionucléide {m}
radio silence {n}  :: silence radio {m}
radio station {n} (broadcast station emitting an audio signal)  :: station de radio {f}
radiotelegraphy {n} (sending telegrams using radio waves)  :: radiotélégraphie {f}
radiotelephone {n} (device)  :: radiotéléphone {m}
radio-telephone {n} (radiotelephone) SEE: radiotelephone  ::
radio telescope {n} (astronomical device)  :: radiotélescope {m}
radiotherapist {n} (specialist of radiotherapy)  :: radiothérapeute {m} {f}
radiotoxicological {adj} (pertaining to radiotoxicology)  :: radiotoxicologique
radio wave {n} (electromagnetic radiation)  :: onde radio {f}
radish {n} /ˈɹædɪʃ/ (plant)  :: radis {m}
radish {n} (edible root)  :: radis {m}
radium {n} (chemical element)  :: radium
radius {n} /ˈɹeɪdiəs/ (bone (human))  :: radius {m}
radius {n} (length of this line segment)  :: rayon {m}
radius {n} (line segment)  :: rayon {m}
radix {n}  :: racine {f}
radix {n} /reɪ.dɪks/ (the number of distinct symbols used to represent numbers in a particular base)  :: base {f}
RAdm {abbr} (rear admiral)  :: CAm
radome {n} (radar dome) SEE: radar dome  ::
radon {n} /ˈreɪdɒn/ (chemical element)  :: radon {m}
raffinate {n} (solution)  :: raffinat {m}
raffle {n} (drawing)  :: tombola {f}
raffle {v} (to award by means of a raffle)  :: mettre en tombola
raft {n} /ɹæft/ (flat, floating structure)  :: radeau {m}
raft {n} (large but unspecified number of something)  :: multitude, masse
rafter {n} /ˈɹɑːftə(ɹ)/ (series of sloped beams)  :: chevron {m}
rafting {n} (sport)  :: rafting {m}, radelage {m}
rag {n} /ɹæɡ/ (piece of cloth)  :: chiffon {m}
rag {n} (mean or tattered attire)  :: haillon {m}, loque {f}, guenille {f}
rag {n} (piece of ragtime music)  :: rag {m}, ragtime {m}
rag {n} (shabby, beggarly fellow)  :: loque {f}
rag {n} ((slang, pejorative) A newspaper)  :: torchon {m}, canard {m}
ragbag {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge  ::
rag doll {n} (doll)  :: poupée de chiffon
rage {n} /ɹeɪdʒ/ (a violent anger)  :: rage {f}, furie {f}
rage {v} (act in an angry manner)  :: rager
rage {v} (move with great violence)  :: faire rage, se déchaîner
ragged {adj} /ræɡd/ (rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken)  :: en lambeaux, déguenillé
ragged {adj} (wearing tattered clothes)  :: enguenillé {m}
ragout {n} /ɹæˈɡuː/ (stew of meat and vegetables mixed together)  :: ragoût {m}
rags and tatters {n} (very old, torn clothes)  :: haillons {p}
rags to riches {n} (in a biographical context, from poverty to exceptional wealth)  :: de la misère à la richesse (from misery to wealth)
Ragusa {prop} (capital of the Italian province)  :: Raguse
Ragusa {prop} (Dubrovnik) SEE: Dubrovnik  ::
Ragusa {prop} (province of Sicily)  :: Raguse
ragweed {n} (plant of the genus Ambrosia)  :: [Quebec] herbe à poux {f}
raid {n} /ɹeɪd/ (attack for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering)  :: raid {m}, razzia {f}, descente {f}
rail {n} /ɹeɪɫ/ (metal bar that makes the track of a railroad)  :: rail {m}
rail {n} (railroad; railway)  :: rails {m}
rail {n} (small bird in the family Rallidae)  :: râle {m}
railcar {n} (any railway carriage) SEE: railroad car  ::
railcar {n} (self-propelled railroad vehicle)  :: automotrice {f}
railgun {n} (electromagnetic gun)  :: canon électrique {m}, railgun {m}
railgun {n} (railway gun) SEE: railway gun  ::
railing {n} (fence or barrier)  :: rampe [of staircase]
railman {n} (railwayman) SEE: railwayman  ::
railroad {n} (permanent road consisting of fixed metal rails) SEE: railway  ::
railroad {n} (transportation system) SEE: railway  ::
railroad crossing {n} (level crossing) SEE: level crossing  ::
railroad station {n} (place where trains stop for passengers) SEE: railway station  ::
railroad switch {n} (points) SEE: points  ::
railroad track {n} (track for trains)  :: voie ferrée {f}
railway {n} /ɹeɪlweɪ/ (track, consisting of parallel rails)  :: chemin de fer {m}, réseau ferroviaire {m}, voie ferrée {f}
railway {n} (transport system using these rails)  :: chemin de fer {m}
railwayman {n} (man who works on a railway)  :: cheminot {m}
railway station {n} (place where trains stop)  :: gare {f}, gare ferroviaire {f}, gare de chemin de fer {f}
raiment {n} /ˈɹeɪmənt/ (clothing)  :: vêtements {m-p}
rain {n} (an instance of particles falling)  :: [f] pluie
rain {n} (any matter falling)  :: pluie {f}
rain {n} /ɹeɪn/ (condensed water from a cloud)  :: pluie {f}
rain {v} (of rain: to fall from the sky)  :: pleuvoir, royer [Switzerland]
rain {v} (to fall in large quantities)  :: pleuvoir des cordes
rainbow {adj}  :: iridescent, multicolore
rainbow {n} (baseball: curveball) SEE: curveball  ::
rainbow {n} /ˈɹeɪnboʊ/ (multicoloured arch in the sky)  :: arc-en-ciel {m}
Rainbow Brite {prop} (greeting card character)  :: Blondine au pays de l'arc-en-ciel
rainbow trout {n}  :: truite arc-en-ciel
rain buckets {v} (to rain heavily) SEE: rain cats and dogs  ::
rain cats and dogs {v} (to rain very heavily)  :: pleuvoir des cordes, pleuvoir à verse, pleuvoir des hallebardes, pleuvoir comme vache qui pisse, [Québec] pleuvoir à boire debout, [Belgium] dracher
rain cloud {n} (cloud from which rain is falling)  :: nimbus
raincoat {n} /ˈɹeɪnkoʊt/ (waterproof coat)  :: imperméable {m}, imper {m}
raincoat {n} (slang: condom (see also condom))  :: capote {f}
raindrop {n} /ˈreɪndrɑp/ (droplet of rainwater)  :: goutte de pluie {f}
rainfall {n} (amount of rain that falls on a single occasion)  :: précipitations {f}
rainforest {n} (forest in a climate with high annual rainfall and no dry season)  :: forêt tropicale {f}, forêt humide {f}
rain on someone's parade {v} (to disappoint or discourage someone)  :: casser la baraque, mettre des bâtons dans les roues
rain or shine {adv} (regardless of the circumstances)  :: par tous les temps
rain pitchforks {v} (rain cats and dogs) SEE: rain cats and dogs  ::
rainstorm {n} (storm characterized by substantial rainfall)  :: pluie torrentielle {f}
rainwater {n} (rainfall) SEE: rainfall  ::
rainwater {n} (water sourced from rain)  :: eaux de pluie {f-p}
rainy {adj} (abounding with rain)  :: pluvieux
rainy season {n} (portion of the year when rainfall amounts are greatest)  :: saison des pluies {f}
raise {n} (increase in wages)  :: augmentation {f}
raise {v} /reɪz/ (to cause to rise)  :: élever, lever
raise {v} (to bring up, to grow)  :: élever
raise {v} (to cause to live again)  :: ressusciter
raise {v} (to collect)  :: lever
raise {v} (to exponentiate)  :: élever
raise the stakes {v} (up the ante) SEE: up the ante  ::
raisin {n} (dried grape)  :: raisin sec {m}
raison d'être {n} /ʁɛzɔ̃ dɛːtʁ̥/ (Reason for existence)  :: raison d'être {f}
rake {n} (a man habituated to immoral conduct)  :: roué {m}
rake {n} /ɹeɪk/ (garden tool)  :: râteau {m}
rake {n} (Rail transport: set of vehicles)  :: rame {m}
rake {v} (search thoroughly)  :: fouiller, passer au peigne fin
rake {v} (spray with gunfire)  :: arroser
rake {v} (use a rake on)  :: râtisser
rake together {v} (collect small amounts) SEE: scrape together  ::
rakija {n} (strong alcoholic drink)  :: rakia
rakish {adj} /ˈɹeɪkɪʃ/ (dashingly stylish)  :: négligé
rakish {adj} (like a rake)  :: débauché
Rakvere {prop} (Town in Estonia)  :: Rakvere
rally {n} /ˈɹæl.i/ (motor racing: event)  :: rallye {m}, rally {m}
rally {v} (To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion)  :: rallier
rally {v} (To come into orderly arrangement)  :: rallier
Ralph {prop} /ɹæɫf]/ (male given name)  :: Raoul
ram {n} /ɹæm/ (male sheep)  :: bélier {m}
ram {n} (battering ram) SEE: battering ram  ::
ram {v} (intentionally collide with (a ship))  :: éperonner
RAM {acronym} (random access memory)  :: mémoire RAM {f}
Ramadan {prop} /ɹæməˈdɑːn/ (holy ninth month of Islamic lunar calendar)  :: ramadan {m}
rambade {n} (nautical)  :: rambade
ramble {n} (stroll) SEE: stroll  ::
ramble {v} (to talk or write incessantly, unclearly, or incoherently, with many digressions)  :: divaguer, radoter
ramble {v} (wander) SEE: wander  ::
rambler {n} (recreational walker) SEE: hiker  ::
rambunctious {adj} /ɹæmˈbʌŋkʃəs/ (energetic and difficult to control)  :: turbulent
rambutan {n} (fruit)  :: ramboutan {m}, litchi chevelu {m}
ramekin {n} /ˈɹæm(ɪ)kɪn/ (Small dish for baking in oven)  :: ramequin {m}
ramification {n} /ˌɹæməfəˈkeɪʃən/ (branching process)  :: ramification {f}
ramjet {n} (ramjet engine)  :: statoréacteur
ramp {n} /ɹæmp/ (inclined surface)  :: rampe {f}
ramp {n} (aviation: mobile staircase)  :: passerelle {f}
ramp {v} (stand in a rampant position)  :: ramper
rampage {n} /ˈɹæmpeɪdʒ/ (a course of violent, frenzied action)  :: déchainement {m}, saccage {m}
rampant {adj} /ˈɹæm.pənt/ (heraldry)  :: rampant
rampant {adj} (unrestrained)  :: effréné
rampart {n} /ˈɹæm.pɑː(ɹ)t/ (defensive ridge of earth)  :: rempert
rampion {n} (Campanula rapunculus)  :: raiponce {f}
rampion {n} (Phyteuma)  :: raiponce {f}
ramshackle {adj} /ˈræmˌʃæk.əl/ (in disrepair or disorder)  :: délabré
ramson {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons  ::
ramsons {n} (Allium ursinum)  :: ail des ours {m}
ranch {n} /ɹæntʃ/ (small farm that cultivates vegetables or livestock)  :: ranch {m}
rancid {adj} (being rank in taste or smell)  :: rance {m}
rancid {adj}  :: rance
rancid {adj} (rancid) SEE: offensive  ::
rancor {n} /ˈɹæŋ.kɚ/ (the deepest malignity or spite)  :: rancune
rancorous {adj} /ɹæŋ.kə(ɹ).əs/ (full of rancor)  :: rancunier, acrimonieux
Randolph {prop} (male given name)  :: Randolph
random {adj}  :: accidentel, [1] imprévisible, au hasard, [2] aléatoire, arbitraire
random {adj} (all outcomes being unpredictable)  :: aléatoire
random {adj} (apropos of nothing)  :: sans queue ni tête, incohérent
random {adj} (computing: pseudorandom)  :: pseudo-aléatoire
random {adj} (mathematics: of or relating to probability distribution)  :: aléatoire, stochastique
random {adj} (undistinguished, average)  :: moyen
random {n} /ˈrændəm/ (unimportant person)  :: inconnu {m}
randomise {v} /ˈrændəmɑɪz/ (arrange randomly; to make random)  :: randomiser
randomness {n} /ˈrændəmnəs/ (property of all possible outcomes being equally likely)  :: hasard {m}
randomness {n} (type of circumstance or event that is described by a probability distribution)  :: aléatoire {m}, aléa {m}, hasard {m}
random number {n} /ˈrændəm ˈnʌmbə/ (number allotted randomly using a suitable generator)  :: nombre aléatoire {m}
randy {adj} /ˈrændi/ (sexually aroused)  :: excité
range {n} (area for military training or equipment testing)  :: terrain (de chasse) {m}
range {n} (area for practicing shooting)  :: champ {m} champ de tir {m}
range {n} (area of open, often unfenced, grazing land)  :: prairie {f}
range {n} (distance to the object)  :: distance {f}, portée {f}, rayon [d'action] {m}
range {n} (ecology)  :: habitat {m}, habitat naturel {m}
range {n} /ɹeɪndʒ/ (line of mountains)  :: chaîne (de montagnes)
range {n} (large stove with many hotplates)  :: cuisinière {f}
range {n} (math: set of values of a function)  :: ensemble d'arrivée {m}, image {f}
range {n} (music)  :: gamme {f}
range {n} (selection, array)  :: sélection {f}, gamme {f}
rangefinder {n} (instrument)  :: télémètre {m}
range hood {n} (kitchen device) SEE: extractor hood  ::
ranger {n} /ˈɹeɪndʒɚ/ (Park ranger)  :: garde forestier {m}
Rangoon {prop} /ɹæŋˈɡuːn/ (Yangon) SEE: Yangon  ::
Rangoonese {n} (someone from Rangoon)  :: Rangounais {m}, Rangounaise {f}
rank {adj} /ɹeɪŋk/ (having a very strong and bad odor)  :: malodorant
rank {n} (One of the horizontal lines of squares on a chessboard)  :: rangée {f}
rank {v} (assign a suitable place in a class or order)  :: coter
rank {v} (place abreast or in a line)  :: ranger
rank {v} (to have a ranking)  :: classer
ranking {adj} /ˈɹænk.ɪŋ/ (having a specified rank)  :: classement {m}
ranking {adj} (superior)  :: supérieur
ranking {n} (placement in a list)  :: classement {m}
ransack {v} (to loot or pillage)  :: mettre à sac, saccager
ransack {v} (to make a thorough search or examination for plunder)  :: fouiller
ransom {n} /ˈrænsəm/ (money paid for the freeing of a hostage)  :: rançon {f}
ransom {v} (to pay a price to set someone free)  :: rançonner
rant {n} /ɹænt/ (criticism)  :: harangue {f}
ranunculus {n} (buttercup) SEE: buttercup  ::
rap {n} /ɹæp/ (rap music) SEE: rap music  ::
rapacious {adj} /rəˈpeɪ.ʃəs/ (avaricious)  :: rapace
rapacity {n} (greed)  :: rapacité {f}
rape {n} /ɹeɪp/ (act of forcing sexual activity)  :: viol {m}
rape {n} (rapeseed) SEE: rapeseed  ::
rape {v} (cause damage, destruction to a countryside, nature etc)  :: pirater
rape {v} (force sexual intercourse)  :: violer
rapeseed {n} (rapeseed plant)  :: colza {m}
Raphael {prop} (Archangel)  :: Raphaël
Raphael {prop} (given name)  :: Raphaël
rapid {adj} /ˈɹæpɪd/ (Very swift or quick)  :: rapide
rapid {n} (section of river)  :: rapides {m-p}
rapidity {n} (speed, swiftness)  :: rapidité {f}, célérité {f}
rapidly {adv} /ˈɹæpɪdli/ (with speed)  :: rapidement
rapier {n} /ˈɹeɪpˌiə(ɹ)/ (slender straight sharply pointed sword)  :: rapière {f}
rapine {n} /ˈɹæpaɪn/ (seizure of someone's property by force)  :: rapine {f}
rapist {n} /ˈreɪpɪst/ (someone who rapes someone else)  :: violeur {m}
rap music {n} (music form)  :: rap {m}
rappel {v} /ræˈpɛl/ (to abseil)  :: descendre en rappel
rapprochement {n} /ræproʊʃˈmɑn/ (reestablishment of cordial relations)  :: rapprochement {m}
rap sheet {n} (Printed police record)  :: casier judiciaire {m}
raptor {n} (bird of prey) SEE: bird of prey  ::
raptor {n} (velociraptor) SEE: velociraptor  ::
rapture {n} (the rapture (gathering up of believers in end times))  :: ravissement, enlèvement
rapunzel {n} (corn salad) SEE: corn salad  ::
rapunzel {n} (rampion) SEE: rampion  ::
Rapunzel {prop} (The main character of that tale)  :: Raiponce
rara avis {n} (rare or unique person or thing)  :: oiseau rare {m}
rare {adj} /ɹɛəɹ/ (cooked very lightly)  :: saignant
rare {adj} (very uncommon)  :: rare, peu commun
rare earth {n} (naturally occurring oxides of the lanthanide metals)  :: terre rare {f}
rare earth element {n} (type of metal)  :: terre rare {f}
rarefied {adj} (less dense than usual)  :: raréfié
rarely {adv} /ˈɹɛːli/ (not occurring at a regular interval)  :: rarement
rarity {n} /ˈɹɛɹ.ə.ti/ (rare object)  :: rareté {f}
Rarotongan {prop} (Cook Islands Maori) SEE: Cook Islands Maori  ::
rascal {adj} (part of the common rabble)  :: ordinaire
rascal {n} /ˈɹɑːs.kəl/ (someone who is naughty)  :: fripouille {f}, canaille {f}, crapule {f}
rash {adj} /ræʃ/ (hasty)  :: impulsif, hâtif
rash {n} (of skin)  :: irritation {f} (de la peau), éruption {f}, éruption cutanée {f}
rash {n} (surge in problems)  :: épidémie {f}
rashly {adv} (in a rash manner)  :: étourdiment, imprudemment
rasorial {adj} /ɹəˈsɔːɹɪəl/ (scratching the ground for food, as domestic fowl or other gallinaceous birds)  :: grattage du sol, grattage
rasp {n} (coarse file)  :: râpe {f}
rasp {v}  :: grincer
raspberry {adj} (containing or having the flavor/flavour of raspherries)  :: à la framboise
raspberry {adj} (the colour)  :: framboise
raspberry {n} /ˈɹæzˌbɛɹi/ (plant)  :: framboisier {m}
raspberry {n} (fruit)  :: framboise {f}
raspy {adj} /ˈɹæsp.i/ (rough, raw)  :: râpe {m} {f} (sound), râpeux {m} (voice)
raspy {adj} (irritable) SEE: irritable  ::
rassemblement {n} (fencing movement)  :: rassemblement {m}
rassolnik {n} (a soup in Russian cuisine)  :: rassolnik {m}
rasta {n} (belonging to a Jamaican sect regarding Blacks as chosen people)  :: rasta
rat {n} /ɹæt/ (rodent)  :: rat {m}, (mouse or rat) souris {f}, surmulot {m}, rat gris {m}, rat d'égout {m}, rat noir {m}
rat {v} (to tell on someone)  :: moucharder, cafter
rat-arsed {adj} (extremely drunk) SEE: shitfaced  ::
ratatouille {n} /rætəˈtui]/ (traditional French Provençal stewed vegetable dish)  :: ratatouille {f}
ratchet wrench {n} (A type of wrench)  :: clé à cliquet {f}
rate {n} /ɹeɪt/ (proportional relationship between amounts)  :: taux
rate {n} (Ratio)  :: proportion {f}
rate {n} (speed) SEE: speed  ::
rate {v} (assign a particular rank or level)  :: coter
ratel {n} (Mellivora capensis) SEE: honey badger  ::
rather {adv} /ˈɹæðɚ/ (preferably)  :: plutôt
rather {adv} (somewhat, fairly)  :: plutôt
ratification {n} (act or process of ratifying, or the state of being ratified)  :: ratification {f}
ratify {v} /ˈrætɪfaɪ/ (give formal consent to)  :: ratifier
rating {n} /ˈɹeɪtɪŋ/ (position on a scale)  :: notation {f}
rating {n} (evaluation of status)  :: notation {f}, évaluation {f}
ratio {n} /ˈɹeɪ.ʃiˌoʊ/ (number representing comparison)  :: rapport {m} , ratio {m}
ratio {n} (math: relative magnitude of two quantities expressed as quotient)  :: rapport {m}
ratio {n} (ratio decidendi) SEE: ratio decidendi  ::
ratiocinative {adj} /ˌræʃ.ɪˈɑs.əˌneɪ.tɪv/ (Pertaining to or characterized by ratiocination)  :: ratiocinatif
ration {v} /ˈɹæʃən/ (to portion out, especially during a shortage of supply)  :: rationner
rational {adj} (arithmetic: of a number)  :: rationnel {m}, rationnelle {f}
rational {adj} /ˈræʃ(ə)nəl/ (capable of reasoning)  :: rationnel {m}, rationnelle {f}
rational {adj} (reasonable; not absurd)  :: raisonnable
rational {n} (rational number) SEE: rational number  ::
rationalise {v} /ˈræʃənəleɪz/ (rationalize) SEE: rationalize  ::
rationalism {n} (philosophical theory)  :: rationalisme {m}
rationalization {n} (process or result of rationalizing)  :: rationalisation {f}
rationalization {n} (reorganization of a company)  :: rationalisation {f}
rationalization {n} (simplification of a mathematical expression)  :: rationalisation {f}
rationalization {n} (statement of one's motives)  :: rationalisation {f}
rationalize {v} (to make something rational)  :: rationaliser
rationally {adv} (in a rational manner)  :: rationnellement
rational number {n} (quotient of integers)  :: nombre rationnel {m}
ration card {n} (food stamp) SEE: food stamp  ::
rationing {n} (ration) SEE: ration  ::
ration stamp {n} (food stamp) SEE: food stamp  ::
rat out {v} (to inform authorities (about someone) )  :: dénoncer
rat race {n} (activity which is hectic, tedious, and congested with participants)  :: panier de crabes {m}
rats {interj} (damn, darn)  :: zut, flute, peste
rattan {n} /ɹəˈtan/ (climbing palm)  :: rotin {m}
rat-tat-tat {interj} (sound made by knocking on a door)  :: toc! toc! toc!
rattle {n} (baby's toy)  :: hochet
rattle {v}  :: s'entrechoquer
rattle off {v} (list or recite quickly)  :: énumérer rapidement, débiter rapidement
rattler {n} (rattlesnake) SEE: rattlesnake  ::
rattlesnake {n} (poisonous snake)  :: crotale {m}, serpent à sonnettes {m}
rattletrap {n} (unreliable mechanical device)  :: tacot {m} [automotive], teuf-teuf {f} [automotive], tas de ferraille {m}
rattrap {n} (device used to catch rats)  :: piège à rats {m}, ratière {f}
raucous {adj} (Disorderly and boisterous)  :: chahuteur {m}, chahuteuse {f}, tapageur {m}, tapageuse {f}
raucous {adj} /ˈrɔkəs/ (Harsh and rough-sounding)  :: rauque {m} {f}
ravage {v} (To devastate or destroy something)  :: ravager
raven {adj} (of the color of the raven; jet-black)  :: noir comme un corbeau
raven {n} /ˈreɪvən/ (bird)  :: corbeau {m}
Ravenna {prop} (city)  :: Ravenne {f}
Ravenna {prop} (province)  :: Ravenne {f}
ravenous {adj} /ˈrævənəs/ (very hungry)  :: affamé
ravine {n} /rəˈviːn/ (a deep narrow valley)  :: ravin {m}
raviolo {n} (parcel of pasta)  :: raviole {f}
ravish {v} /ˈɹæ.vɪʃ/ (seize and carry away by violence; snatch by force)  :: ravir
ravish {v} (rape) SEE: rape  ::
ravish {v} (transport with joy or delight; delight to ecstasy)  :: ravir
raw {adj} (not covered; bare, bald)  :: nu
raw {adj} (of data, statistics etc: uncorrected, without analysis)  :: brut
raw {adj} /ɹɔ/ (uncooked)  :: cru
raw {adj} (untreated)  :: brut
raw material {n} (material in its unprocessed, natural state)  :: matière première {f}
raw material {n}  :: matière première {f}
rax {v} /ræks/ (to stretch after sleep)  :: s'étirer, étendre ses membres
rax {v} (to stretch, reach out, hand)  :: tendre
ray {n} /ɹeɪ/ (beam of light or radiation)  :: rayon {m}
ray {n} (marine fish with a flat body, large wing-like fins, and a whip-like tail)  :: raie {f}
Raymond {prop} (male given name)  :: Raymond
razor {n} /ɹeɪzə/ (shaving knife)  :: rasoir {m}
razorbill {n} (a large black and white auk, Alca torda)  :: pingouin {m}
razor shell {n} (razor clam) SEE: razor clam  ::
razor strop {n} (birch bracket) SEE: birch bracket  ::
razor wire {n} (a form of security wire)  :: barbelés coupants {m-p}
RCMP {initialism} (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)  :: GRC
RDP {abbr} (Rivière-des-Prairies)  :: RDP
re {n} /reɪ/ (the second note in solfège)  :: {m}
reach {v}  :: atteindre
reach {v} /ɹiːtʃ/ (to hit with an arrow, a bullet etc.)  :: atteindre
reach {v} (to arrive at)  :: atteindre
reach {v} (to extend in dimension, time or action, so as to touch, attain to, or be equal to, something)  :: atteindre
reach {v} (to touch by virtue of extent)  :: atteindre
react {v} (to act upon each other)  :: [chemistry] réagir
reactant {n} (participant at the start of a chemical reaction)  :: réactif {m}
reaction {n} (chemical transformation)  :: réaction {f}
reaction {n} /ɹiˈækʃən/ (action in response to an event)  :: réaction {f}
reactionary {adj} /ɹɪˈækʃənəɹi/ (opposed to change)  :: réactionnaire
reactionary {n} (such a person)  :: réactionnaire {m} {f}
reactivate {v} (to activate again)  :: réactiver
reactivation {n} (the activation of something previously inactive or inactivated)  :: réactivation {f}
reactor {n} (a chemical substance which responds to the presence or contact with another substance)  :: réactif {m}
reactor {n} (a device which uses atomic energy to produce heat)  :: réacteur
read {n} (a reading or an act of reading)  :: lecture {f}
read {v} (be able to hear (in a radio communication))  :: recevoir
read {v} (have the ability to read text or other information)  :: lire
read {v} /ɹiːd/ (look at and interpret letters or other information)  :: lire
read {v} (make a study of)  :: étudier
read {v} (of text, etc., to be interpreted or read in a particular way)  :: se lire
read {v} (speak aloud words or other information that is written)  :: lire
readability {n} (property of being capable of being read; legibility)  :: lisibilité {f}
readable {adj} (legible) SEE: legible  ::
readableness {n} (readability) SEE: readability  ::
read between the lines {v} (to infer a meaning that is not stated explicitly)  :: lire entre les lignes
reader {n} (person who reads a publication)  :: lecteur {m}, lectrice {f}
readership {n} (collected readers of a publication)  :: lectorat {m}
readily {adv} (showing readiness)  :: facilement
readiness {n} (state or degree of being ready)  :: état de préparation {m}, préparation {f}
reading {n} /ˈriːdɪŋ/ (the process of interpreting written language)  :: lecture {f}
Reading {prop} /ˈredɪŋ/ (the town)  :: Reading
reading room {n} (room in a library)  :: salle de lecture {f}
readjust {v} (to adjust again)  :: rééquilibrer, rajuster, réadapter, réajuster
readjustment {n} (a second, or subsequent adjustment)  :: réajustement {m}
readme {n} (a file meant to be read before taking any significant action)  :: readme, lisezmoi
read-only memory {n} (memory chip that stores values but doesn't allow updates)  :: mémoire morte {f}
read someone's mind {v} (to guess what someone is thinking)  :: lire dans les pensées
ready {adj} /ˈɹɛdi/ (Prepared for immediate action or use)  :: prêt {m}, prête {f}
ready-made {adj} (made in advance)  :: tout fait
ready, set, go {phrase} (on your mark, get set, go) SEE: on your mark, get set, go  ::
ready, steady, go {phrase} (on your mark, get set, go) SEE: on your mark, get set, go  ::
reagent {n} /ɹi.ˈeɪ.dʒɛnt/ (substance used in chemical reactions)  :: réactif {m}
real {adj} (absolute, complete, utter)  :: vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {adj} (genuine, not artificial, counterfeit or fake)  :: vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {adj} (genuine, unfeigned, sincere)  :: vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {adj} /ˈɹiːəl/ (true, genuine, not merely nominal)  :: réel, vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {adj} (mathematics: relating to numbers with a one-to-one correspondence to the points on a line)  :: réel {m}, réelle {f}
real {adj} (that has physical existence)  :: vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {adv} (really) SEE: really  ::
real {n} (a unit of currency used in Brazil)  :: réal {m}
real {n} /ɹeɪˈɑl/ (former unit of currency of Spain and Spain's colonies)  :: réal {m}
real {n} (mathematics: a real number) SEE: real number  ::
real estate {n} /ˈriːl əˌsteɪt/ (property that cannot easily be moved)  :: immobilier {m}
realia {n} /ɹeɪˈɑːlɪə/ (real objects or facts)  :: realia {f}
realism {n} /riəlɪzm/ (concern for fact or reality)  :: réalisme {m}
realist {n} (advocate of artistic realism)  :: réaliste {m} {f}
realist {n} /ˈɹɪəlɪst/ (one who sees things as they are)  :: réaliste {m} {f}
realistic {adj} /ˌɹiːjəˈlɪstɪk/ (expressed or represented as being accurate)  :: réaliste, réaliste
realistic {adj}  :: réaliste
realistic {adj} (relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were)  :: réaliste
reality {n} /riˈæləti/  :: réalité
reality television {n} (television genre)  :: téléréalité {f}
realization {n} (act of figuring out or becoming aware)  :: connaissance {f}
realization {n} (act of making real)  :: réalisation
realization {n}  :: réalisation
realize {v} (to become aware of)  :: [that: que] se rendre compte
realize {v} (to make real)  :: réaliser
real life {n} (life outside of a contrived or fantastical environment)  :: vie réelle {f}
really {adv} /ˈɹi(ə)li/ (actually)  :: vraiment
really {adv} (informally, as an intensifier; very, very much)  :: vraiment
really {interj} (indicating surprise at, or requesting confirmation of, some new information)  :: vraiment ?
realm {n} /rɛlm/ (domain of an abstraction)  :: domaine {m}
realm {n} (territory or state)  :: royaume {m}
real number {n} (floating-point number) SEE: floating-point number  ::
real number {n} (limit of a convergent sequence of rational numbers)  :: nombre réel {m}
real number line {n} (geometric representation of the real number system) SEE: real line  ::
realpolitik {n} /reɪˈɑlˌpoʊlɪˌtik, riˈɑlˌpoʊlɪˌtik/ (government policy)  :: realpolitik {f}
real socialism {n} (a pragmatic brand of socialism)  :: socialisme réel {m}
real tennis {n} (racket sport)  :: courte-paume (diminutive), jeu de paume (diminutive), jeu de courte-paume
real time {n} (time duration)  :: temps réel {m}
realtime {adj} (computer term)  :: en temps réel
realtor {n} /ˈri(ə)l.tər/ (dealer in real estate)  :: agent immobilier {m}
real world {n} (realm comprising physical objects)  :: monde réel
ream {n} /riːm/ (bundle of paper)  :: rame {f}
reamer {n} (cooking appliance)  :: presse-citron {m}
reamer {n} (pipe tool)  :: grattoir {m}
reamer {n} (tool for boring)  :: alésoir {m}
reanimate {v} (to animate anew)  :: réanimer
reanimation {n} (act of reanimating)  :: réanimation {f}
reap {v} /riːp/ (to cut with a sickle)  :: faucher
reaper {n} (machine used for harvesting) SEE: harvester  ::
reaper {n} (one who reaps)  :: récolteur {m}
reaper {n} (the Grim Reaper) SEE: Grim Reaper  ::
reap hook {n} (sickle) SEE: sickle  ::
reaping hook {n} (sickle) SEE: sickle  ::
reappear {v} (to appear again)  :: reparaître
reappearance {n} (act of appearing again)  :: réapparition {f}
reap what one sows {v} (receive justice)  :: récolter ce qu’on a semé, qui sème le vent récolte la tempête
rear {adj} (being behind, or in the hindmost part)  :: arrière
rear {n}  :: arrière
rear {n} (the part of an army or fleet which comes last)  :: arrière-garde {f}
rear {n} (the posterior, butt(ocks)- only terms with directional notion)  :: derrière {m}
rear {v} (to breed and raise)  :: élever
rear {v} (to bring up to maturity)  :: élever
rear {v} /ɹɪɹ/ (to lift, raise etc. physically)  :: ériger
rear {v} (to lift spiritually)  :: ériger
rear admiral {n} (a naval officer below the rank of vice admiral)  :: contre-amiral {m}
rearguard {n} (the rearmost part of a force)  :: arrière-garde {f}
rearm {v} (to replace or restore the weapons or arms)  :: réarmer
rearmament {n} (the process of rearming)  :: réarmement {m}
rearrange {v} (to change the order or arrangement)  :: réorganiser, réarranger
rearrangement {n}  :: réarrangement {m}
rear-view mirror {n} (mirror in a vehicle giving view of the traffic behind)  :: rétroviseur
rear window {n} (window at the back of a car)  :: lunette arrière {f}
reason {n} (excuse, explanation: thought or consideration offered in support of a determination)  :: raison {f}
reason {n} /ˈɹiːzən/ (that which causes: a cause)  :: raison {f}
reason {n} (math: ratio, proportion) SEE: ratio  ::
reason {n} (motive for an action or determination)  :: raison {f}
reason {n}  :: raison
reason {n} ((the capacity of the human mind for) rational thinking)  :: raison {m}
reason {v} (to arrange and present the reasons for or against; to examine, debate, discuss) SEE: debate  ::
reasonable {adj} /ˈriː.zən.ə.bəl/ (just; fair; agreeable to reason)  :: correct, juste, raisonnable
reasonable {adj} (satisfactory)  :: satisfaisant
reasonableness {n} (state or characteristic of being reasonable)  :: modération {f}
reasoning {n} (action of the verb 'to reason')  :: raisonnement {m}
reassess {v} (assess again)  :: réévaluer
reassure {v} (to assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or terror)  :: tranquilliser, rassurer
reassure {v} (to reinsure)  :: réassurer
reassuring {adj} /ɹiːəˈʃɔːɹɪŋ/ (that reassures; causing comfort or confidence)  :: rassurant
reata {n} /riˈɑːtə/ (lasso) SEE: lasso  ::
rebandage {v} (To bandage again)  :: rebander
rebaptize {v} (to baptize again)  :: rebaptiser
rebar {n} /ˈɹi.bɑː(ɹ)/ (steel reinforcing bar for concrete)  :: fer à béton {m}, barre d’armature {f}
rebate {n} (rabbet) SEE: rabbet  ::
rebate {n} /ˈriːbeɪt/ (A deduction from an amount to be paid; an abatement)  :: rabais {m}
rebate {n} (The return of part of an amount already paid)  :: remise {f}
Rebecca {prop} (female given name)  :: Rebecca
Rebekah {prop} (sister of Laban and wife to Isaac)  :: Rébecca {f}
rebel {n} /ˈɹɛbəl/ (person who resists an established authority)  :: rebelle {m}
rebel {v} /rɪˈbɛl/ (to resist or become defiant towards)  :: se rebeller
rebelieve {v} (Believe again)  :: recroire
rebellion {n} /rɪˈbɛliən/ (armed resistance)  :: rébellion {f}
rebellious {adj} (showing rebellion)  :: rebelle {m} {f}, rétif {m}
rebirth {n} /ɹi.bɜɹθ/ (reincarnation)  :: renaissance {f}
rebirth {n} (revival, reinvigoration)  :: renaissance {f}
rebirth {n} (spiritual renewal)  :: renaissance {f}
reboot {n} (instance of rebooting)  :: redémarrage {m}
reboot {v} (to restart a system)  :: redémarrer, réinitialiser, relancer
rebound {n} (effort to recover from a setback)  :: rétablissement {m}
rebound {n} /ˈɹibaʊnd/ (recoil of an object bouncing off another)  :: rebond {m}
rebound {n} (return to health)  :: guérison {f}
rebound {v} (To bound or spring back from a force)  :: rebondir
rebound {v} (To jump up or get back up again)  :: rebondir
rebranding {n} (association of a new brand, trademark, image, or appearance with a product or service)  :: rebranding {m}
rebroadcast {v} (broadcast again)  :: rediffuser
rebuild {v} /ˈriːbɪld/ (to build again)  :: reconstruire
rebuke {n} /ɹiˈbjuːk/ (harsh criticism)  :: reproche {m}, réprimande {f}
rebuke {v} (to criticise harshly; to reprove)  :: reprendre, réprimander, gronder, désapprouver, reprocher (s.o. for sth.: qqch. à qqn)
rebus {n} /ˈriːbəs/ (puzzle)  :: rébus
rebuy {v} /ɹiːˈbaɪ/ (to buy again)  :: racheter
recalcitrant {adj} /ɹɪ.ˈkæl.sɪ.tɹənt/  :: récalcitrant
recall {n} /rɪˈkɔːl/  :: rappel {m}
recall {v} /rɪˈkɔːl/ (to call (someone) back to a specific place, station)  :: rappeler
recall {v} (to order the return of (faulty product))  :: rappeler
recall {v} (to remember, recollect)  :: se souvenir, se rappeler, se remémorer
recant {v} /rəˈkænt/ (to withdraw or repudiate formally and publicly)  :: retirer
recapitulate {v} /riːkəˈpɪtʃʊleɪt/  :: récapituler
recapitulation {n} /ɹiː.kəˌpɪ.tʃəˈleɪ.ʃ(ə)n/ (subsequent enumeration of the major points)  :: récapitulation {f}
receipt {n} (recipe)  :: recette {f}
receipt {n} /ɹɪˈsiːt/ (act of receiving)  :: réception {f}
receipt {n} (written acknowledgement)  :: for money or for hand-given thing: reçu {m}, récépissé; for owed money: any of the preceding or quittance (specially for rents); for sent e-mail, letter, parcel: accusé de réception
receive {v} /ɹɪˈsiːv/ (get)  :: recevoir
receive {v} (take possession of)  :: recevoir
receiver {n} (electronic device)  :: récepteur {m}
receiver {n} /ɹəˈsivɚ/ (person who receives)  :: destinataire {m} {f}
receiver {n} (person appointed to settle financial affairs)  :: receveur {m}
receiver {n} (person who buys stolen goods)  :: receleur {m}
receiver {n} (telephone handset)  :: écouteur {m}
receivership {n} (The state of being under the control of a receiver)  :: mise sous séquestre {f}
receivership {n} (trusteeship in bankruptcy)  :: administration-séquestre {f}
recension {n} (a critical revision of a text)  :: recension {f}
recent {adj} /ˈɹiːsənt/ (having happened a short while ago)  :: récent
recently {adv} (in the recent past)  :: dernièrement, récemment, ces derniers temps
reception {n}  :: [1,2,3,4] réception {f}
reception {n} (front desk)  :: réception {f}
reception {n} (social engagement)  :: accueil {m}
receptionist {n} (a secretary whose tasks include the above)  :: secrétaire {m} {f}
receptionist {n} (employee who receives visitors and/or calls, typically in an office setting)  :: réceptionniste {m} {f}
receptive {adj} (ready to receive new ideas or concepts)  :: réceptif
receptiveness {n} (the characteristic of being receptive)  :: réceptivité {f}
receptivity {n} (the state of being receptive)  :: réceptivité {f}
recess {n} (a time of play)  :: récréation {f}, récré {f}, pause {f}
recess {n} /ˈriː.sɛs/ (a break, pause or vacation)  :: vacances {f-p}
recession {n} (a period of reduced economic activity)  :: récession {f}
recessive {adj} (in genetics)  :: récessif
recidivate {v} (return to criminal behaviour)  :: récidiver
recidivism {n} (committing new offenses after being punished for a crime)  :: récidive {f}
recidivist {n} (one who falls back into prior habits, especially criminal habits)  :: récidiviste {m} {f}
recipe {n} /ˈɹɛs.ɪ.pi/ (instructions for making or preparing food dishes)  :: recette {f}
recipient {n} /ɹəˈsɪ.pĭ.jɪnt/ (one who receives)  :: receveur {m}, receveuse {f}, destinataire {m} {f}, récipiendaire {m} {f}
recipient {n} (individual receiving donor organs or tissues)  :: personne gréffée {f}
reciprocal {adj} /rɪˈsɪprək(ə)l/ (done by each of two people towards the other)  :: réciproque {m} {f}
reciprocal {n} (in mathematics)  :: inverse {f}
reciprocal pronoun {n} (a part of speech)  :: pronom réciproque {m}
reciprocate {v} /ɹɪˈsɪpɹəˌkeɪt/ (to mutually give and take something; to interchange)  :: donner en retour, réciproquer, rendre la pareille
reciprocating engine {n} (piston engine) SEE: piston engine  ::
reciprocity {n} (the state or quality of being reciprocal)  :: réciprocité {f}
recitation {n} (material recited)  :: récitation {f}
recitation {n} /ˌresəˈtāʃ(ə)n/ (act of reciting)  :: récitation {f}
recitative {n} /rɛsɪtəˈtiːv/ (dialogue in an opera etc.)  :: récitatif {m}
recite {v} /ɹɪˈsaɪt/ (to repeat aloud some passage, poem or other text previously memorized, often before an audience)  :: réciter
reckless {adj} (careless or heedless; headstrong or rash)  :: irresponsable, insouciant
reckless {adj} (indifferent to danger or the consequences)  :: téméraire
reckon {v} /ˈɹɛkən/ (to conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose)  :: estimer, considérer
reckon with {v} (To take into account)  :: compter avec
reclaim {v} /ɹɪˈkleɪm/ (to recycle) SEE: recycle  ::
reclaim {v} (to tame or domesticate a wild animal) SEE: tame  ::
recluse {n} /rɪˈkluːs/ (A person who lives in self-imposed isolation or seclusion from the world, especially for religious purposes; a hermit)  :: reclus {m}, recluse {f}
recognise {v}  :: reconnaître
recognise {v} (to match in memory; to know from a previous encounter)  :: reconnaître
recognition {n} /ˌɹɛkəɡˈnɪʃən/ (the act of recognizing or the condition of being recognized)  :: reconnaissance {f}
recognizable {adj} (able to be recognized)  :: reconnaissable
recognize {v} /ˈɹɛkəɡnaɪz/ (to match in memory; to know from a previous encounter)  :: reconnaître
recognize {v}  :: reconnaître
recoil {n} (pushback from a fired firearm)  :: recul {m}
recoil {v} (to pull back, especially in disgust, horror or astonishment)  :: reculer
recoilless rifle {n} (weapon)  :: canon sans recul {m}
recollect {v} /rɛkəˈlɛkt/ (to recall past events)  :: se souvenir, se rappeler
recollection {n} /ɹɛkəˈlɛkʃən/ (act of recalling to the memory)  :: souvenir {m}
recollection {n}  :: mémoire
recommence {v} (to begin again)  :: recommencer
recommend {v}  :: adviser, conseiller, recommander
recommend {v} (to commend to the favorable notice of another)  :: recommander
recommendation {n} (act of recommending)  :: recommandation {f}
recommendation {n} (commendation) SEE: commendation  ::
recommendation {n}  :: recommandation {f}
recompense {n} /ˌɹɛkəmˈpɛns/ (that which compensates for an injury)  :: récompense {f}
recompense {v} (to give compensation)  :: récompenser
recon {n} /ˈri.kɑːn/ (reconnaissance)  :: reco {f}
reconcile {v} /ˈɹɛkənsaɪl/ (to restore a friendly relationship)  :: réconcilier
reconcile {v}  :: réconcilier
reconciliation {n} (Process of matching and comparing figures from accounting records against those presented on a bank statement)  :: réconciliation {f}, rapprochement {m}
reconciliation {n} (the reestablishment of friendly relations; conciliation or rapprochement)  :: réconciliation {f}
reconnaissance {n} /ɹɪˈkɒnəsəns/ (act of gathering information)  :: reconnaissance {f}
reconnect {v} (connect again, get a new connection for)  :: reconnecter
reconnection {n} (connection of that which has been severed)  :: reconnexion {f}
reconnoiter {v} /ˌɹɛkəˈnɔɪtɚ/ (perform a reconnaissance)  :: reconnaître
reconnoitre {v} /ˌrɛkəˈnɔɪtɚ/ (perform a reconnaissance)  :: reconnaître
reconsider {v} (To consider a matter thought already to have been decided)  :: reconsidérer
reconstructed language {n} (a hypothetical language formed by making comparisons between actual languages)  :: langue reconstruite {f}
reconstruction {n} (attempt to understand)  :: reconstitution {f}
record {n} (computing: set of data relating to a single individual or item)  :: enregistrement {m}
record {n} /ˈɹɛ.kɚd/ (information put into a lasting physical medium)  :: enregistrement {m}
record {n} (most extreme known value of some achievement)  :: record {m}
record {n} (vinyl disc/disk)  :: disque {m}
record {v} /ɹə.ˈkɔɹd/ (make a record of)  :: enregistrer
recordable {adj} (able to be used to record something)  :: enregistrable
record chart {n} (Ranking of music by popularity)  :: Hit-parade
recorder {n} (musical instrument)  :: flûte à bec
recorder {n} (recording device)  :: enregistreur {m}
recording {n} (reproduction stored in a permanent medium)  :: enregistrement {m}
record player {n} (analogue electronic device for playing gramophone records)  :: électrophone {m}, tourne-disque {m}
recount {v} (to count again)  :: recompter
recount {v} (to tell over)  :: raconter
recover {v} (intransitive: to get better, regain health)  :: récupérer
recover {v} /ɹɪˈkʌvə/ (transitive:to get back, regain)  :: recouvrer
recovery {n} (act or process of regaining or repossession of something lost)  :: récupération {f}, rétablissement {m}
recovery {n} (return to normal health)  :: guérison {f}, rétablissement {f}
recreate {v} /ɹiːkɹɪˈeɪt/ (create anew)  :: recréer
recreation {n} /ɹɛkɹiˈeɪʃən/ (activity that diverts, amuses or stimulates)  :: récréation {f}
recreational {adj} (used for recreation, for fun or pleasure)  :: récréationnel {m}
recrudescence {n} (the acute recurrence of a disease, or its symptoms, after a period of improvement)  :: recrudescence {f}
recruit {n} /ɹɪˈkɹut/ (man enlisted for service in the army; a newly enlisted soldier)  :: recrue {f}
recruit {v}  :: recruter, enrôler
recruit {v} (to enroll or enlist new members or potential employees)  :: recruter, enrôler
recruiter {n} (one employed to recruit others)  :: recruteur {m}
recruitment {n} (process or art of finding candidates or recruits)  :: recrutement {m}
rectal {adj} (Of -, via - or related to the rectum)  :: rectal
rectangle {n} (quadrilateral)  :: rectangle {m}
rectangular {adj} (having a shape like a rectangle)  :: rectangulaire
rectangular coordinates {n} (Cartesian coordinates) SEE: Cartesian coordinates  ::
rectify {v} /ˈɹɛktəˌfaɪ/ (to correct or amend something)  :: rectifier
rectitude {n} /ˈɹɛk.tə.tuːd/ (straightness; state or quality of having a constant direction)  :: rectitude
rectitude {n} (rightness of principle or practice)  :: rectitude, droiture, rigueur
recto {n} /ˈɹɛk.toʊ/ (The front side of a flat object)  :: recto {m}
recto {n} (The right-hand page of a book)  :: recto {m}
rector {n} (headmaster)  :: recteur {m}
rectory {n} (residence of Roman Catholic priest)  :: presbytère {m}
rectum {n} (terminal part of the large intestine)  :: rectum {m}
recumbent {n} (special type of bicycle)  :: vélo couché {m}
recuperate {v} /rɪˈkuːpəreɪt/ (recover, especially from an illness) SEE: recover  ::
recur {v} /ɹɪˈkɜː(ɹ)/ (to happen again)  :: resurvenir
recur {v}  :: revenir, se reproduire, réapparaître
recur {v} (to recurse) SEE: recurse  ::
recurrence {n} (a return of symptoms as part of the natural progress of a disease)  :: récurrence {f}
recurrence {n} (recourse) SEE: recourse  ::
recurrence {n} (return or reversion to a certain state)  :: récurrence {f}
recurrence {n} (the instance of recurring; frequent occurrence)  :: récurrence {f}
recurrent {adj} (recurring time after time)  :: périodique, récurrent
recurring {adj}  :: récurrent, répété, répétitif
recursion {n}  :: recursion {f}
recursive {adj}  :: récursif
recursive acronym {n} (an acronym in which the first letter of the first word represented by the acronym is the acronym itself)  :: acronyme récursif
recursivity {n} (quality of being recursive)  :: récursivité
recurve bow {n} (type of bow)  :: arc classique {m}
recuse {v} (To refuse or reject)  :: récuser
recuse {v} (To refuse to act as a judge; to declare oneself disqualified to act)  :: récuser
recut {v} (to cut again)  :: recouper
recyclable {adj} (able to be recycled)  :: recyclable
recycle {v} (to break down and reuse component materials)  :: recycler
recycle {v} (to reuse as a whole)  :: recycler, réutiliser
recycle bin {n} (container)  :: corbeille {f}
recycling {n} (the practice of sorting and collecting waste materials for new use)  :: recyclage {m}
red {adj} /ɹɛd/ (having red as its colour)  :: rouge
red {adj} (left-wing, socialist or communist)  :: rouge
red {adj} (of hair: orange-brown)  :: roux
red {n} (colour)  :: rouge {m}
redact {v} /ɹɪˈdækt/ (to censor (a document))  :: caviarder, éditer
red admiral {n} (butterfly)  :: vulcain {m}
Red Army man {n} (the lowest military rank of the Red Army)  :: rouge-armiste
red-backed hawk {n} (Buteo polyosoma)  :: buse tricolore {f}
red-backed shrike {n} (medium-sized bird)  :: pie-grièche écorcheur {f}
red beet {n} (beetroot) SEE: beetroot  ::
red blood cell {n} (haemoglobin-carrying blood cell in vertebrates)  :: globule rouge {m}
redbreast {n} (American robin) SEE: American robin  ::
redbreast {n} (European robin) SEE: European robin  ::
red cabbage {n} (a variety of cabbage having red leaves)  :: chou rouge {m}
red card {n} (instructions to vacate an area)  :: carton rouge {m}
red card {n} (sports: card)  :: carton rouge {m}
red carpet {n} (a strip of red carpet laid for a VIP)  :: tapis rouge {m}
red carpet {n} (VIP treatment)  :: tapis rouge {m}
red clover {n} (Trifolium pratense)  :: trèfle des prés {m}, trèfle violet {m}
red-crested pochard {n} (Netta rufina)  :: nette rousse {f}
Red Cross {prop} (Red Cross)  :: Croix-Rouge {f}
redcurrant {n} (fruit)  :: groseille rouge {f}
redcurrant {n} (plant)  :: groseillier à grappes {m}
red deer {n} (Cervus elaphus)  :: cerf commun {m}, cerf rouge {m}
redden {v} (to become red)  :: rougir
reddish {adj} (quite red; red to a certain extent)  :: rougeâtre {m} {f}
reddish {adj} (resembling the colour red)  :: rougeâtre {m} {f}
red dwarf {n} (small star)  :: naine rouge {f}
redeem {v} (to reclaim) SEE: reclaim  ::
redeem {v} (to recover ownership of something by paying a sum)  :: racheter
redeem {v} (to restore the reputation, honour of ...)  :: racheter
redeemable {adj} ((finance) capable of being paid off or repurchased)  :: remboursable {m} {f}
redeemable {adj} (susceptible to correction or reform)  :: corrigible {m} {f}
redeemer {n} (one who redeems)  :: rédempteur {m}
redefine {v} (to give a new or different definition to a word)  :: redéfinir
redefinition {n} (act or event of redefining)  :: redéfinition {f}
redemption {n} /rɪdempʃən/ (the act of redeeming or something redeemed)  :: rédemption {f}
redemption {n} (the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article)  :: rédemption {f}
redemptorist {n} (member of the Roman Catholic missionary congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer)  :: Redemptoriste {m}
red envelope {n} (monetary gift)  :: enveloppe rouge {f}, paquet rouge {m}
red-eye {n} (rock bass) SEE: rock bass  ::
red fox {n} (Vulpes vulpes)  :: renard roux {m}
red giant {n} (large red star)  :: géante rouge {f}
redhaired {adj} (having red hair) SEE: redheaded  ::
red-handed {adj} (in the act of wrongdoing)  :: en flagrant délit, en flagrant délit
redhead {n} (red-haired person)  :: roux {m}, rousse {f}
red herring {n} (misleading clue)  :: diversion {f}, leurre
red herring {n} (smoke-cured herring)  :: hareng saur {m}
red hot {n} (hot dog) SEE: hot dog  ::
redirect {n} (redirection) SEE: redirection  ::
redirect {v}  :: réorienter, faire suivre
redirection {n} (automated process)  :: redirection {f}
redirection {n} /ɹiːdəˈɹɛkʃən/ (setting a new direction)  :: redirection {f}
redistribution {n} (act of changing the distribution of resources)  :: redistribution {f}
red light {n} (a warning light, especially as a traffic signal)  :: feu rouge {m}
red-light district {n} (area of prostitution)  :: quartier chaud {m} , red light {m}
red line {n} (a boundary or limit which should not be crossed)  :: ligne rouge {f}
redneck {n} (uneducated, unsophisticated person)  :: beauf {m}, baraki {m} [Belgium]
red-necked buzzard {n} (Buteo auguralis)  :: buse d'Afrique {f}
redo {v} /ɹiˈdu/ (to do again)  :: refaire
red oak {n} (Agkistrodon contortrix) SEE: copperhead  ::
red onion {n} (a type of onion with reddish purplish skin)  :: oignon rouge
redoubt {v} /rɪˈdaʊt/ (to dread)  :: redoute
redox {n} (chemical reaction )  :: oxydoréduction {f}
red panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens)  :: petit panda {m}
red pepper {n} (red colored pepper)  :: paprika {m}
red pine {n} (Pinus resinosa)  :: pin rouge {m}
Red Planet {n} (Mars)  :: planète rouge {f}
red poppy {n} (Papaver rhoeas) SEE: corn poppy  ::
red scare {n} (perceived threat from communism and leftist movements)  :: peur rouge {f}
Red Sea {prop} (sea between Africa and Arabia)  :: mer Rouge {f}
redshank {n} (Old World wading bird)  :: gambette {m}
redshift {n} (change in wavelength)  :: décalage vers le rouge
red-shouldered hawk {n} (Buteo lineatus)  :: buse à épaulettes {f}
redskin {n} (an American Indian)  :: Peau-Rouge {m} {f}
Red Square {prop} (Moscow square)  :: Place Rouge {f}
red state {n} (red state in the United States)  :: État rouge {m}
red-tailed hawk {n} (bird of prey)  :: buse à queue rousse {f}
red tape {n} (excessive bureaucracy)  :: impôt papier {m}, paperasserie {f}
red-throated pipit {n} (Anthus cervinus)  :: Pipit à gorge rousse {m}
red tide {n} (algal bloom)  :: marée rouge {f}
redtwig {n} (Cornus sericea) SEE: red osier dogwood  ::
redtwig dogwood {n} (Cornus sericea) SEE: red osier dogwood  ::
reduce {v}  :: diminuer, réduire
reduce {v} /ɹɪˈduːs/ (to bring down)  :: réduire
reduced {adj} /rɪˈdjust/ (made smaller, less)  :: réduit
reduced {adj}  :: réduit, amoindri, soldé
reductase {n} (enzyme that chemically reduces its substrate)  :: réductase {f}
reduction {n} (act, process, or result of reducing)  :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (amount or rate by which something is reduced)  :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (chemistry: reaction in which electrons are gained and valence is reduced)  :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (computability theory: a transformation of one problem into another problem)  :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (cooking: process of concentrating a sauce)  :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (math: rewriting an expression)  :: réduction {f}
reductional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or producing reduction)  :: réductionnel
reductionism {n} (approach of studying complex systems)  :: réductionnisme {m}
reductionism {n} ((philosophy) theory holding that complex systems can be reduced to simpler components)  :: réductionnisme {m}
redundancy {n} (duplication of components or circuits to provide survival of the total system in case of failure of single components)  :: redondance {f}
redundancy {n} /ˈrɪdʌndən̩(t)si/ (state of being redundant)  :: redondance
redundancy {n} (state of being unemployed because one's job is no longer necessary)  :: chômage économique
redundant {adj} (superfluous)  :: redondant
redundantly {adv} (in a redundant manner)  :: redondamment
reduplication {n} (the act of, or an instance of, reduplicating)  :: redoublement {m}
redux {adj} /ˈɹidʌks/ (redone, restored, brought back, or revisited)  :: de retour
red wine {n} (red coloured wine)  :: vin rouge {m}
redwing {n} (Turdus iliacus)  :: grive mauvis
redwood {n} (the species Sequoia sempervirens)  :: séquoia {m}
reed {n} (grass-like plant)  :: roseau {m}
reed {n} (music: instrument)  :: instrument à anche {m}
reed {n} (music: part of mouthpiece)  :: anche {f}
reed {n}  :: roseau {m} , jonc {m} , anche {f} , chaume {m}
reed {n} (weaving)  :: peigne {m}
reef {n} (large vein of auriferous quartz)  :: filon {m}
reef {n} (reef knot) SEE: reef knot  ::
reef {n} /riːf/ (rocks at or near surface of the water)  :: écueil {m}, récif {m}
reef {v} (sailing)  :: prendre un ris (prise de ris)
reefal {adj} (of or pertaining to a reef)  :: récifal
reefer {n} /ˈɹiːfə/ (reefer jacket) SEE: reefer jacket  ::
reefer {n} (marijuana) SEE: marijuana  ::
reef knot {n} (type of knot)  :: nœud plat {m}
reek {n} /riːk/ (unpleasant smell)  :: puanteur {f}
reek {v} (to be evidently associated with something unpleasant)  :: puer
reek {v} (to have or give off a strong, unpleasant smell)  :: empester, puer, fouetter [familiar], schlinguer [slang]
reel {n} (Dance, music)  :: reel {m}
reel {n} (Machine for winding yarns)  :: enrouleur {m}
reel {n} (Spool)  :: bobine {f}
reel {v} (to walk shakily or unsteadily)  :: tituber
reel {v} (to wind on a reel)  :: embobiner, enrouler
reelect {v} (to elect for a subsequent time)  :: réélire
reelection {n} (the act of being elected after already being elected once)  :: réélection {f}
reel in {v} (bring in)  :: attirer, attirer l'attention, capter, capter l'attention
reel in {v} ((fishing) bring out of the water)  :: ramener, tirer hors de l'eau
reel off {v} (list effortlessly and quickly)  :: débiter
reem {n} /ɹiːm/ (horned creature)  :: réem {m}
reenter {v} (to enter again)  :: rentrer
re-evaluate {v} /ɹiːɪˈvæljuːeɪt/ (evaluate again)  :: réévaluer
refection {n} /ɹɪˈfɛkʃən/  :: réfection
refectory {n} (dining-hall)  :: réfectoire {m}
refer {v} /ɹɪˈfɜː/ (to direct to a source for help or information)  :: référer
refer {v}  :: référer
refer {v} (to allude to (grammar term))  :: renvoyer (à)
referee {n} (person who settles a dispute)  :: arbitre {m}
referee {n} /ˌrɛfəˈriː/ (sport: umpire, judge, the supervisor of a game)  :: arbitre {m}
referee {v} (to act as a referee)  :: arbitre
reference {n} (academic writing: source)  :: référence {f}
reference {n} /ˈɹɛf.ɹəns/ (measurement one can compare to)  :: référence {f}
reference {n} (information about a person, provided by someone (a referee) with whom they are well acquainted)  :: recommandation {f}
reference {n}  :: référence {f}, allusion {f}, renvoi {m}
reference {n} (reference work) SEE: reference work  ::
reference {v} (to refer to)  :: faire référence à
reference book {n} (book providing factual information)  :: livre de référence {m}
referendum {n} /ˌɹɛfəˈɹɛndəm/ (direct popular vote)  :: référendum {m}
referendum {n}  :: référendum {m}
referential integrity {n} (property of a database)  :: intégrité référentielle {f}
referrer {n} (person who refers another)  :: recommandataire {m} {f}
refillable {adj} (capable of being refilled)  :: rechargeable
refine {v} /ɹɪˈfaɪn/  :: raffiner, affiner, perfectionner
refined {adj} (absence of coarseness)  :: châtié
refined {adj} /rē fīndˈ]/ (showing good taste)  :: affiné
refinement {n} (high-class style; cultivation)  :: raffinement
refinery {n} (building used to produce refined products)  :: raffinerie {f}
refining {n} (process) SEE: refinement  ::
reflect {v} /ˈɹiflɛkt/ (to mirror, or show the image of something)  :: réfléchir, refléter
reflect {v}  :: réfléchir
reflect {v} (to think seriously; to ponder or consider)  :: réfléchir
reflection {n} /ɹɪˈflɛkʃ(ə)n/ (act of reflecting; the state of being reflected)  :: réflexion {f}
reflection {n}  :: [meanings 1, 2 and 3] reflet, [meaning 4] réflexion
reflection {n} (something that is reflected)  :: reflet {m}
reflector {n} (small reflecting disk on a vehicle)  :: phare {f}
reflex {n} (automatic response)  :: réflexe
reflexive {adj} (in grammar)  :: réfléchi {m}
reflexive pronoun {n} (a part of speech)  :: pronom réfléchi {m}
reflexive verb {n} (verb with equivalent subject and direct object)  :: verbe pronominal {m}
reflux {n} (backwards flow of any fluid)  :: reflux {m}
reflux {n} (technique using a reflux condenser)  :: reflux {m}
reforest {v} (afforest) SEE: afforest  ::
reforest {v} (replant)  :: reboiser, reforester
reforestation {n} (replanting)  :: reboisement {m}, reforestation {f}
reform {n} (amendment)  :: réforme {f}
reform {v} (to put into a new and improved form or condition)  :: réformer
reformatory {n} (juvenile institution) SEE: reform school  ::
reformulate {v} (to formulate again)  :: reformuler
reformulation {n} (formulating anew)  :: reformulation {f}
reformulation {n} (new formulation)  :: reformulation {f}
refound {v} (reestablish)  :: refonder
refract {v}  :: réfracter
refract {v} (to cause to change direction)  :: réfracter
refraction {n} /ɹəˈfɹækʃən/ (bending of any wave)  :: réfraction {f}
refractive index {n} (ratio of the speed of light in vacuum to another medium)  :: indice de réfraction {m}
refractometer {n} (instrument used to measure the refractive index)  :: réfractomètre {m}
refractory {adj} /ɹɪˈfɹæk.təɹ.i/ (Obstinate; strongly opposed)  :: réfractaire
refractory {adj} (medicine: difficult to heal)  :: réfractaire
refractory {adj} (not affected by great heat)  :: réfractaire
refrain {n} (burden of song)  :: refrain {m}
refrain {v} /ɹɪˈfɹeɪn/ (to keep one’s self from action)  :: se retenir, s'abstenir
refrain {v}  :: se réfréner, se retenir
refresh {v} /ɹiˈfɹɛʃ/ (To renew or revitalize)  :: rafraîchir
refreshing {adj}  :: rafraîchissant
refreshment {n} (A light snack or drink)  :: rafraîchissement {m}
refreshment {n} (The action of refreshing; a means of restoring strength, energy or vigour)  :: rafraîchissement {m}
refrigerate {v} (cool down) SEE: cool down  ::
refrigerate {v} /ɹɪˈfɹɪdʒəɹeɪt/ (keep cool in refrigerator)  :: réfrigérer
refrigerate {v} (freeze) SEE: freeze  ::
refrigeration {n} (process of preserving something by cooling)  :: réfrigération {f}
refrigeration {n} (process of transferring heat from an object in order to cool it)  :: réfrigération {f}
refrigerator {n} /ɹɪˈfɹɪdʒəˌɹeɪtɚ/ (appliance that refrigerates food )  :: réfrigérateur {m}
refuel {v} (to refill with fuel)  :: faire le plein, ravitailler
refuge {n} /ˈɹɛfjuːdʒ/ (state of safety, protection or shelter)  :: refuge {m}
refuge {n} (place providing safety, protection or shelter)  :: refuge {m}
refugee {n} /ˈɹɛfjudʒiː/ (person seeking political asylum)  :: réfugié {m}
refugee {n} (person seeking economic asylum)  :: réfugié {m}
refugee camp {n} (camp built to receive refugees)  :: camp de réfugiés {m}
refund {n} (amount of money returned)  :: remboursement {m}
refund {v} /rɪˈfʌnd/ (to return (money) to (someone))  :: rembourser
refurbish {v} /ɹiːˈfɜː(ɹ)bɪʃ/ (rebuild or replenish)  :: renouveler, restaurer
refusal {n} (the act of refusing)  :: refus {m}
refuse {n} /ˈɹɛfjuːs/ (items or material that have been discarded)  :: ordures {f-p}, déchets {m-p}
refuse {v} /ɹɪˈfjuːz/ ((transitive) decline (request, demand))  :: refuser
refuse {v} ((intransitive) decline a request or demand)  :: refuser
refutation {n} (an act of refuting)  :: réfutation {f}
refute {v}  :: réfuter
refute {v} /rɪˈfjuːt/ (to prove (something) to be false or incorrect)  :: réfuter
refute {v} (to deny the truth or correctness of (something))  :: rejeter, contester, chicaner, récuser
regain {v} (to get back, to recover possession of)  :: reconquérir
regale {n} /rɪˈɡeɪl/ (A feast, meal)  :: festin {m}
regale {v} (To please someone with entertainment)  :: régaler
regale {v} (To provide a meal and entertainment)  :: régaler
regarding {prep} (concerning)  :: quant à
regardless {adv} (actioned in a way which shows no consideration)  :: malgré tout, malgré cela, en dépit de cela
regardless {prep} (paying no attention to)  :: quelle que soit, quel que soit
regardless of {prep} (without attention to)  :: nonobstant
regards {n} (greeting at the end of a letter)  :: cordialement
regasify {v} (reevaporate)  :: regazéifier
regatta {n} /rɪˈɡætə/ (boat race)  :: régate {f}
regency {n} (system of government)  :: régence {f}
regenerate {v} (to construct or create anew, especially in an improved manner)  :: régénérer
regenerate {v} (to revitalize)  :: régénérer
Regensburg {prop} (city in Germany)  :: Ratisbonne {f}
Reggio nell'Emilia {prop} (capital)  :: Reggio nell'Emilia
Reggio nell'Emilia {prop} (province)  :: Reggio nell'Emilia
regicide {n} (one who kills a king)  :: régicide
regicide {n} /ˈredʒəsaɪd/ (the killing of a king)  :: régicide
regidor {n} (alderman) SEE: alderman  ::
regime {n} (form of government)  :: régime {m}
regime {n} (period of rule)  :: régime {m}
regime {n} /rəˈʒim/ (mode of rule or management)  :: régime {m}
regime change {n} (overthrow of a government)  :: changement de régime {m}
regiment {n} /ˈɹɛdʒɪmənt/ (army unit)  :: régiment {m}
Regina {prop} /ɹɪˈdʒaɪnə/ (female given name)  :: Régine
region {n} (an administrative subdivision)  :: région {f}
region {n} /ˈɹiːdʒn̩/ (any considerable and connected part of a space or surface)  :: région {f}
regional {adj} /ˈɹiːdʒənəl/ (pertaining to a specific region)  :: régional
regionalism {n} (linguistic characteristic)  :: régionalisme
regionalization {n} (an act, way or process of regionalizing)  :: régionalisation {f}
regional lockout {n} (prevents the playing of imported media on a domestically marketed device)  :: verrouillage régional, codage régional
register {n} (act of registering)  :: inscription {m}
register {n} (cash register) SEE: cash register  ::
register {n} (computing: part of the central processing unit used to store and manipulate numbers)  :: registre {m}
register {n} /ˈɹɛdʒɪstɚ/ (book of such entries)  :: registre {m}
register {n} (grille at the outflow of a ventilation duct)  :: registre {m}
register {n} (linguistics: style of a language used in a particular context)  :: registre {m}, registre de langue {m}
register {n} (music: organ stop)  :: registre {m}
register {n} (music: range of a voice or instrument)  :: registre {m}
register {n} (printing: exact alignment of lines, margins and colors)  :: registre {m}
register {v} (printing: to adjust so as to be properly aligned)  :: recaler
register {v} (to enroll, especially to vote)  :: inscrire
register {v} (to enter in a register)  :: enregistrer
register {v} (to make an impression)  :: imprimer
register {v} (to place one's name, or have one's name placed in a register)  :: inscrire
register {v} (to record, especially in writing)  :: enregistrer, imprimer [familiar] (mental)
registered mail {n} (type of mail)  :: courrier recommandé {m}
registered trademark {n} (officially registered trademark)  :: marque déposée {f}
register ton {n} (unit of capacity)  :: tonneau {m}
registrar {n} (official keeper of records)  :: registraire {m} {f}
registration {n} (the act of signing up or registering for something)  :: enregistrement {m}
registry {n} (database)  :: registre {m}, base de registre {f}
registry {n} (registration)  :: enregistrement {m}
regolith {n} /ˈɹɛɡəlɪθ/ (layer of loose rock that constitutes the surface of most land)  :: régolithe {m}
regression {n} /rəˈɡrɛʃən/ (an action of regressing, a return to a previous state)  :: régression {f}
regret {n} (instance of such an emotion)  :: regret {m}
regret {v} /ɹiˈɡɹɛt/ (feel sorry about some past thing)  :: regretter
regrettable {adj} (of an event, action, or state, allowing or deserving regret)  :: regrettable
regular {adj} /ˈɹɛɡ.jə.lɚ/ (with constant frequency)  :: régulier
regular {adj} (grammar)  :: régulier
regular {n} (routine visitor)  :: habitué {m}, habituée {f}, habitués {m-p}, habituées {f-p}
regular expression {n} (computing: a concise description of a pattern to be matched)  :: expression rationnelle {f}, expression régulière {f}
regularly {adv} (normally, ordinarily)  :: normalement, ordinairement
regularly {adv} (with constant frequency)  :: régulièrement, fréquemment
regular verb {n} (a verb which conjugates regularly)  :: verbe régulier {m}
regulate {v} (adjust)  :: régler
regulate {v} (control) SEE: control  ::
regulation {n} (EU: self-effecting legislative act)  :: règlement {m}
regulation {n} (law or administrative rule)  :: règlement {m}, réglementation {f}
regulatory {adj} (of or pertaining to regulation)  :: régulateur
regurgitate {v} /ɹɪˈɡɚd͡ʒəˌteɪt/ (to throw up)  :: régurgiter
rehabilitate {v} /ɹiː(h)əˈbɪlɪteɪt/ (to restore (someone) to their former state, reputation, possessions, status etc.)  :: réhabiliter
rehabilitation {n} (process)  :: réhabilitation {f}
rehear {v} (to hear again)  :: réentendre
rehearsal {n} (practicing of performance to test or improve it)  :: répétition {f}
rehearse {v} (practice by repetition or recitation)  :: répéter
rehearse {v} (repeat what has already been said)  :: rabâcher, ressasser
reheat {v} (heat something after it has cooled off)  :: réchauffer
Reich {n} /raɪx/ (German Reich, the Third Reich)  :: Reich {m}, empire {m} [empire]
reichsmark {n} (monetary unit)  :: reichsmark {m}
reification {n} /ˌɹeɪəfəˈkeɪʃən/ (Consideration of an abstract thing as if it were concrete, or of an inanimate object as if it were living)  :: réification
reify {v} /ˈɹiː.ə.faɪ/ (To regard something abstract as if it were a concrete material thing)  :: réifier
reign {n} (The exercise of sovereign power)  :: règne {m}
reign {n} (The period during which a monarch rules)  :: règne {m}
reign {v} (exercise sovereign power)  :: régner
reimbursable {adj} (capable of being reimbursed for)  :: remboursable
reimburse {v} (to compensate with pay or money; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf)  :: rembourser
reimbursement {n} /ˌriː.ɪmˈbɜːs.mənt/ (compensating someone for an expense.)  :: remboursement {f}
reimmerse {v} (immerse again)  :: réimmerger
reimplantation {n} (implanting again)  :: réimplantation {f}
Reims {prop} (city)  :: Reims {m}
rein {n} /reɪn/ (strap or rope)  :: rêne {f}
rein {v} (to restrain, control, check) SEE: to restrain, control, check  ::
reincarnation {n} (rebirth of a mental capacity in a physical life form)  :: réincarnation {f}
reindeer {n} (Rangifer tarandus)  :: renne {m}, caribou {m} [North America]
reinforce {v} (to emphasize or review)  :: renforcer
reinforce {v} (to strengthen by addition)  :: renforcer
reinforced concrete {n} (building material)  :: béton armé {m}
reinforcement {n} (thing that reinforces)  :: renfort
reinstall {v} (install again)  :: réinstaller
reinvent the wheel {v} (to redo work unnecessarily)  :: réinventer la roue
reinvigorate {v} (to give new energy or strength)  :: revigorer
reinvite {v} (invite again)  :: réinviter
reiter {n} /ˈɹʌɪtə/ (German cavalryman)  :: reître {m}
reiterate {adj} (repeated)  :: réitéré
reiterate {v} /riˈɪt.ər.eɪt/ (to say or do repeatedly)  :: réitérer
reject {v} /rɪˈdʒɛkt/ (refuse to accept)  :: rejeter
rejection {n} /ɹəˈdʒɛkʃən/ (the act of rejecting)  :: refus, rejet
rejoice {v} (be happy)  :: se réjouir
rejoice {v} /rɪˈd͡ʒɔɪs/ (make happy)  :: réjouir
rejoinder {n} (reply)  :: répliquer
rejoneador {n} ((bullfighting) mounted bullfighter)  :: rejoneador {m}
rejuvenate {v} (render young again)  :: rajeunir
rejuvenation {n} (the process of rendering young again)  :: rajeunissement {m}
rekindle {v} (To revive)  :: raviver
relapse {n} (the act or situation of relapsing)  :: rechute
relate {v}  :: concerner
relate {v} /ɹɪˈleɪt/ (to narrate) SEE: narrate  ::
relate {v} (to interact) SEE: interact  ::
related {adj} (standing in relation or connection)  :: lié
relation {n} (member of one's family)  :: parent {m}, parente {f} , parenté {f} [collective], parentage {m} [collective], parentèle {f} [collective], parentaille {f} [collective, colloquial, pejorative]
relation {n} /rɪˈleɪʃən/ (mathematics: set of ordered tuples, a Boolean function of two or more arguments)  :: relation {f}
relational {adj} (relating to, using, or being a method of organizing data in a database)  :: relationnel
relational {adj} (relative) SEE: relative  ::
relational database {n} (relational database)  :: base de données relationnelle
relationship {n} (kinship)  :: relation {f}
relationship {n} /ɹɪˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp/ (connection or association)  :: rapport {m}
relationship {n} (romantic or sexual involvement)  :: relation {f}
relative {adj} /ˈɹɛlətɪv/ (conditional; depending on something else)  :: relatif, relative
relative {n} (someone in the same family; someone connected by blood, marriage, or adoption)  :: parent {m}, géniteur {m}, génitrice {f}
relative clause {n} (type of subordinate clause)  :: proposition relative {f}
relative humidity {n} (amount of water vapor in the air)  :: humidité relative {f}
relatively {adv} /ˈɹɛlətɪvli/ (proportionally)  :: relativement
relatively {adv} (somewhat) SEE: somewhat  ::
relative pronoun {n} (pronoun that introduces a relative clause)  :: pronom relatif {m}
relative superlative {n} (one of the degrees of comparison of an adjective)  :: superlatif relatif {m}
relativism {n} (theory that truth and moral values are relative)  :: relativisme {m}
relativity {n} (physics principle)  :: relativité {f}
relativity {n} (the state of being relative)  :: relativité {f}
relativize {v} (to make relative to)  :: relativiser
relax {v} (to become less severe or tense)  :: se détendre
relax {v} (to calm down)  :: détendre
relax {v} (to make something loose)  :: relâcher
relaxation {n} (act of relaxing or the state of being relaxed)  :: relaxation, détente
relaxation {n}  :: relaxation {f}
relaxed {adj} (having an easy-going mood)  :: détendu {m}
relay {n} /ˈɹileɪ/ (electrical actuator)  :: relais {m}, relai {m}
re-lay {v} /ˌɹiˈleɪ/ (to lay again)  :: remettre
relay {v} (to pass on or transfer (information))  :: transmettre
relay {v} (to place (people or horses) in relays)  :: relayer
relayer {n} (athlete in a relay race)  :: relayeur {m}, relayeuse {f}
release {n} /ɹɪˈliːs/ (software: distribution of a computer software product)  :: version {f}
release {v} (to free or liberate)  :: libérer
release {v} (to let go (of))  :: lâcher, libérer
release {v} (to make available to the public)  :: sortir
relegate {v} /ˈɹɛlɪɡeɪt/ (to exile)  :: reléguer
relegate {v}  :: reléguer
relegation {n} (act of being relegated)  :: relégation {f}
relegation zone {n} (bottom part of a sports table)  :: zone de relégation {f}, zone rouge {f}
relentless {adj} /ɹɪˈlɛntləs/ (unrelenting or unyielding in severity)  :: implacable, impitoyable
relentless {adj} (unremitting, steady and persistent)  :: tenace
relentlessness {n} (condition of being relentless)  :: acharnement {m}
relevance {n} (property or state of being relevant, pertinency)  :: pertinence {f}
relevancy {n} /ˈɹɛlᵻvənsi/ (relevance) SEE: relevance  ::
relevancy {n} (the degrees to which a thing is relevant)  :: pertinence {f}
relevant {adj} (directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic)  :: pertinent
reliability {n} (quality of being reliable)  :: fiabilité {f}
reliable {adj} /rɪˈlaɪəbəl/ (fit to be relied on)  :: fiable, sûr
reliably {adv} (in a reliable manner)  :: de manière fiable
relic {n} /ˈɹɛlɪk/ (part of a body or an object of religious significance)  :: relique
relief {n} (difference of elevations on a surface)  :: relief {m}
relief {n} /ɹɪˈliːf/ (removal of stress or discomfort)  :: soulagement {m}, allégement {m}
relief {n} (person who takes over a shift)  :: relève {f}
relief {n} (type of artwork)  :: relief {m}
relief agency {n} (organization)  :: organisation humanitaire {f}
relief teacher {n} (supply teacher) SEE: supply teacher  ::
relieve {v} /ɹɪˈliːv/  :: soulager
relieve oneself {v} (to urinate and/or defecate (euphemism))  :: se soulager
religion {n} /rɪˈlɪdʒən/ (system of beliefs dealing with soul, deity and/or life after death)  :: religion {f}
religious {adj} (committed to the practice of religion)  :: religieux
religious {adj} /ɹɪˈlɪdʒəs/ (concerning religion)  :: religieux
religiously {adv} (in the manner of religion)  :: religieusement
relinquish {v}  :: lâcher, relâcher, laisser
relinquish {v} (to give up, abandon)  :: abandonner, renoncer
reliquary {n} /ˈɹɛlɪkwɛɹi/ (container for religious relics)  :: reliquaire {m}
relish {n} /ˈɹɛ.lɪʃ/ (pickled sauce)  :: relish {f}
relish {v} ((obsolete) to give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably)  :: parfumer
relish {v} (to taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of)  :: savourer, se délecter
relocate {v} (to change one's domicile or place of business)  :: délocaliser
relocation {n} (moving to another place)  :: déménagement, délocalisation
reluctance {n} (unwillingness to do something)  :: réticence {f}
reluctant {adj} /ɹɪˈlʌktənt/ (not wanting to take some action)  :: réservé, réfractaire, rétif
reluctantly {adv} (in a reluctant manner)  :: à contrecœur
rely {v} /rɪˈlaɪ/ (rest with confidence)  :: compter sur
rely on {v} (to be confident in)  :: se fier à, compter sur
remain {n} /ɹɪˈmeɪn/ (That which is left; relic; remainder)  :: reste {m}
remain {n} (That which is left of a being after its life is gone) SEE: remains  ::
remain {v} (to continue unchanged)  :: demeurer, rester
remain {v} (to stay behind while others withdraw)  :: rester
remainder {n}  :: restant {m}, reste {m}, résidu {m}, invendu, surplus {m}
remains {n} (all that is left of the stock of some things; remnants)  :: reste {m}, restes {m-p}
remains {n} (relic of an ancient building or other structure)  :: ruines {f-p}
remains {n} (what is left after a person (or any organism) dies; a corpse)  :: dépouille {f}, cendres {f-p}, restes {m-p}
remain to be seen {v} (to be as yet unknown)  :: rester à voir (i.e., "cela reste à voir")
remake {n} (new version of film)  :: remake {m}, reprise {f}
remake {n} (new version of something)  :: copie {f}, remake {m}
remake {v} /riːˈmeɪk/ (to make again)  :: refaire
remand {n} (1)  :: maintien {m} (en détention préventive)
remand {n} (2)  :: renvoi (devant une autre cour)
remand {v}  :: maintenir (en détention préventive), renvoyer (devant une autre cour)
remark {n} /ɹɪˈmɑː(ɹ)k/ (expression of something noticed)  :: remarque {f}
remark {n}  :: remarque {f}
remarkable {adj} (worthy of being remarked)  :: remarquable
remarkably {adv} (in a remarkable manner)  :: remarquablement
remedy {n} /ˈɹɛmədi/ (something that corrects or counteracts)  :: remède {m}
remedy {n} (legal means)  :: recours {m}
remedy {n} (medicine, application, or treatment)  :: remède {m}
remedy {v} (To provide or serve as a remedy for)  :: remédier [à]
remember {v} /ɹɪˈmɛmbɚ/ (to recall from one's memory)  :: se rappeler, se souvenir, se remémorer
remember {v} (to memorize)  :: retenir
Remembrance Day {prop} (in Canada, November 11)  :: jour du Souvenir {m}
remind {v} /rəˈmaɪnd/ (Cause one to experience a memory; bring to a person's notice)  :: rappeler à
reminder {n} (something that reminds)  :: rappel {m}
reminisce {v} /ˌrɛm.ɨˈnɪs/ (to recall the past)  :: évoquer des réminiscences, se remémorer
reminiscence {n}  :: réminiscence {m}
remit {v} /ɹiˈmɪt/ (to forgive, pardon)  :: remettre
remit {v} (to postpone) SEE: postpone  ::
remittance {n} (A payment to a remote recipient)  :: virement {m}
remix {n} /ˈriˌmɪks/ (rearrangement of an older piece of music)  :: remix {m}
remnant {n} (small portion remaining of a larger thing or group)  :: reste {m}
remnant {n} (unsold end of piece goods)  :: reste {m}
remorse {n} /ɹɪ.ˈmɔːɹs/ (feeling of regret or sadness for doing wrong or sinning)  :: remords {m-p}, componction {f}
remote {adj} (distant or otherwise unaccessible)  :: éloigné
remote {adj} /rɪˈmoʊt]/ (at a distance)  :: distant
remote {n} (remote control)  :: télécommande {f}
remote control {n} (device used to operate an appliance or mechanical toy from a short distance away)  :: télécommande {f}
remotely {adv} /ɹɪˈmoʊtli/ (at a distance, far away)  :: à distance
remote viewing {n} (paranormal ability to gather information from great distances)  :: vision à distance
removable {adj} (able to be removed)  :: amovible
removal {n} (The process of moving, or the fact of being removed)  :: enlèvement {m}
removal {n} (The relocation of a business etc)  :: déménagement {m}
remove {v} /ɹɪˈmuːv/ (to take away)  :: enlever
remuneration {n} (a payment for work done; wages, salary, emolument)  :: salaire {m}
remuneration {n} /ɹə.mjuː.nə.ˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ (something given in exchange for goods or services rendered)  :: rémunération {f}
ren {n} /rɛn/ (a kidney) SEE: kidney  ::
renaissance {n} /ˈɹɛnəˌsɑns/ (Renaissance) SEE: Renaissance  ::
Renaissance {prop} (any similar revival)  :: renaissance {f}
Renaissance {prop} /ˈrɛnəˌsɑːns/ (14th century revival)  :: Renaissance {f}
renal {adj} (pertaining to the kidneys)  :: rénal
rename {v} (to give a new name to)  :: renommer
renaming {n} (act in which something is renamed)  :: renommage {m}
Renata {prop} (female given name)  :: Renée
rend {v} (to separate into parts with force)  :: rompre
render {v} /ˈɹɛn.dɚ/ (To cause to become)  :: rendre
render {v} (To interpret)  :: interpréter
rendezvous {n} /ˈɹɑndəˌvu/ (meeting or date)  :: rendez-vous {m}
Renée {prop} (female given name) SEE: Renata  ::
renegade {n} (disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion etc)  :: renégat {m}
renegade {n} /ˈɹɛnɪˌɡeɪ̯d/ (outlaw or rebel)  :: renégat
renew {v} /ɹɪˈnjuː/ (to make new again)  :: renouveler
renewable {adj} (Able to be renewed)  :: renouvelable
renewable energy {n} (energy that can be replenished at the same rate as it is used)  :: énergie renouvelable {f}
renewal {n} (act of renewing)  :: renouvellement {m}
renminbi {n} (currency in China)  :: renminbi {m}
Rennes {prop} (city)  :: Rennes
rennet stomach {n} (abomasum) SEE: abomasum  ::
renovate {v} (to renew; to revamp)  :: rénover, réparer
renovation {n} (act or process of renovating)  :: rénovation {f}
renown {n} /ɹɪˈnaʊn/ (Fame or wide recognition)  :: renom {m}
renowned {adj} (famous)  :: reconnu, renommé {m}
rent {n} /rɛnt/ (payment made by a tenant)  :: loyer {m}
rent {v} (obtain/have temporary possession of an object such as a movie)  :: louer
rent {v} (to grant occupation in return for rent)  :: louer
rent {v} (to occupy premises in exchange for rent)  :: louer
rentier {n} /ˈrɒntɪeɪ/ (individual who receives capital income)  :: rentier {m}, rentière {f}
reoffender {n} (repeat offender) SEE: repeat offender  ::
reopen {v} ((intransitive) to open again)  :: se rouvrir
reopen {v} ((transitive) to open again)  :: rouvrir
reorganize {v} (to organize again)  :: réorganiser
rep {n} /ɹɛp/ (a type of fabric)  :: reps {m}
repaint {v} /ɹiːˈpeɪnt/ (to paint again)  :: repeindre
repair {n} /ɹɪˈpɛɚ/ (act of repairing something)  :: réparation {f}
repair {n} (result of repairing something)  :: réparation {f}
repair {v} (to restore to good working order)  :: réparer
repairer {n} (person who repairs)  :: réparateur {m}
reparability {n} (repairability) SEE: repairability  ::
reparation {n} /ˌɹɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/ (payment to undo transgressions)  :: réparation {f}
repartee {n} /ˌɹɛpɑɹˈteɪ/ (swift witty retort)  :: repartie
repatriation {n} (the process of returning of a person to their country of origin)  :: rapatriement {m}
repay {v} /ɹiˈpeɪ/ (to pay back)  :: repayer
repeal {v} /ɹəˈpiːl/ (to cancel)  :: abroger [a law], annuler [a decision, a law], révoquer [a person]
repeat {v} /ɹɪˈpiːt/ (do or say again)  :: répéter
repeatedly {adv} (done several times)  :: à maintes reprises
repeater {n} (electronics: an electronic device that received a weak or low-level signal and retransmits it at a higher level or power)  :: répétiteur {m}
repeat offender {n} (repeat offender)  :: récidiviste {m} {f}
repechage {n} /ˌɹɛp.əˈʃɑʒ/ (heat for competitors who have lost in a previous round)  :: repêchage {m}
repel {v} /ɹɪˈpɛl/ (to put off)  :: rebuter, repousser
repel {v} (physics: to force away)  :: repousser
repellent {adj} (repulsive, inspiring aversion)  :: répulsif
repellent {n}  :: répulsif
repent {v} /ɹɪˈpɛnt/ (to feel sorrow or regret for what one has done or omitted to do)  :: se repentir
repent {v} (to feel pain on account of; to remember with sorrow)  :: repentir
repentance {n} (condition of being penitent)  :: repentance {f}
reperceive {v} (Perceive again)  :: repercevoir
repercussion {n} /ˌri.pɚˈkʌʃ.ən/ (a consequence or ensuing result of some action)  :: conséquence, répercussion
repertoire {n} /ˈɹɛp.əɹ.twɑɹ/ (list of dramas, operas, pieces, parts, etc., which a company or a person has rehearsed)  :: répertoire
repetition {n} (act or an instance of repeating or being repeated)  :: répétition {f}
repetitive {adj} (happening many times in a similar way)  :: répétitif
rephrase {v} (find a different way to say something)  :: reformuler
replace {v} (to substitute)  :: remplacer
replaceable {adj} (capable of being replaced)  :: remplaçable
replacement {n} (a person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute)  :: remplaçant {m}, substitut
replenish {v} /rɪˈplɛn.ɪʃ/ (to refill)  :: réapprovisionner
replevin {v} /ɹɪˈplɛvɪn/ (replevy) SEE: replevy  ::
replica {n} (an exact copy)  :: réplique {f}, copie exacte {f}
replication {n} (a response from the plaintiff to the defendant's plea)  :: réponse {f}
replication {n} (copy, reproduction)  :: duplicata {m}
replication {n}  :: réplication {f}
reply {n} (something given in reply)  :: réponse {f}
reply {n} (written or spoken response)  :: réponse {f}
reply {v} /rɪˈplaɪ/ (to give a written or spoken response)  :: répondre
report {n} (information describing events)  :: rapport {m}, reportage {m}, communiqué {m}
report {v} /ɹɪˈpɔɹt/ (to relate details of)  :: rapporter
report {v} (to be accountable)  :: rendre des comptes
report {v} (to notify formally)  :: signaler
report card {n} (grades)  :: bulletin {m}, bulletin scolaire {m}, procès-verbal d'examens {m} [Switzerland]
reportedly {adv} /ɹɪˈpɔːtɪdli/ (according to reports or rumors)  :: supposément
reported speech {n} (a form of speech used to express what another has said)  :: discours indirect {m}
reporter {n} (journalist)  :: reporter, rapporteur, journaliste
repository {n} (a burial vault)  :: tombeau {m}, mausolée {m}
repository {n} (a location for storage, often for safety or preservation)  :: chambre-forte {f}, coffre-fort {m}, repositoire {m}
repository {n}  :: dépôt, [in data storage context] référentiel .
reprehensible {adj} (blameworthy)  :: blâmable {m} {f}, coupable {m} {f}
reprehensible {adj} (deserving of reprehension)  :: répréhensible {m} {f}, condamnable {m} {f}
represent {v} /ɹɛp.ɹɪ.ˈzɛnt/ (to present again or anew)  :: représenter
represent {v} (to portray by mimicry or action of any kind)  :: jouer
represent {v} (to portray by pictorial or plastic art)  :: représenter
represent {v} (to stand in the place of)  :: représenter
representation {n} /ˌrɛp.rə.zɛn.ˈteɪ.ʃən/  :: représentation
representative {adj} (typical)  :: typique, représentatif
representative {n} (member of the House of Representatives)  :: représentant {m}
representative {n} (one who speaks for another)  :: représentant {m}, délégué {m}, mandataire {m} {f}
representative {n} (representative of a constituency)  :: député {m}
repress {v} (forcefully prevent an upheaval from developing)  :: réprimer
repress {v} (to keep back)  :: retenir
repression {n} (act of repressing)  :: répression {f}
repressive {adj} (serving to repress or suppress; oppressive)  :: répressif
reprimand {n} /ˈɹɛp.ɹəˌmænd/ (a severe, formal or official reproof)  :: réprimande, semonce {f}
reprimand {v} (to reprove in a formal or official way)  :: réprimander, semoncer
reprisal {n} (retaliation)  :: représailles {f-p}
reprise {n} ((music) A repetition of a phrase, or a return to an earlier theme)  :: reprise {f}
reprise {n} /ɹɪˈpɹiːz/ (repetition) SEE: repetition  ::
reproach {n} (disgrace or shame)  :: opprobre {m}
reproach {n} /rɪˈpɹoʊtʃ/ (mild rebuke, or an implied criticism)  :: reproche {m}
reproach {v} (to criticize or rebuke someone)  :: reprocher
reprobate {adj} /ˈɹɛpɹəbət/ (rejected)  :: rejeté, évincé, condamné, réprouvé, blâmé, flétri, marginalisé, banni, blackboulé, répudié
reprobate {adj} (immoral)  :: maudit, infâme, cynique, immoral
reprobate {adj} (rejected by god)  :: maudit, anathématisé, réprouvé, excommunié, stigmatisé
reproduce {v} /ˌɹi.pɹoʊˈdus/ (to generate offspring)  :: reproduire
reproducible {adj} (capable of being reproduced at a different time or place and by different people)  :: reproductible
reproduction {n} (a duplicate)  :: reproduction {f}
reproduction {n} (the act of reproducing new individuals biologically)  :: reproduction {f}
reproductive {adj} (of or relating to reproduction)  :: reproductif, reproducteur
reproductive system {n} (reproductive system)  :: système reproducteur {m}
reprography {n} (the reproduction, reprinting and copying of graphics)  :: reprographie {f}
reptile {n} /ˈɹɛp.taɪl/ (a cold-blooded vertebrate)  :: reptile {m}
republic {n} (one of the kinds of parts constituting Russia)  :: république {f}
republic {n} /ɹɪˈpʌblɪk]/ (a type of state)  :: république {f}
Republican {adj} (republican) SEE: republican  ::
Republican {n} (supporter of the Republican Party of the U.S.)  :: républicain {m}, républicaine {f}
republicanism {n} (The advocacy of a republic as a means of government)  :: républicanisme {m}
republican marriage {n} (form of human execution used during the French Revolution)  :: mariage républicain
Republic of Albania {prop} (Official name of Albania)  :: République d’Albanie {f}
Republic of Armenia {prop} (official name of Armenia)  :: République d'Arménie {f}
Republic of Austria {prop} (official name of Austria)  :: République d'Autriche {f}
Republic of China {prop} (state in East Asia)  :: la République de Chine {f}, Taiwan {m}
Republic of Croatia {prop} (official name of Croatia)  :: La République de Croatie
Republic of Côte d'Ivoire {prop} (official name of Côte d'Ivoire)  :: République de Côte d'Ivoire {f}
Republic of Equatorial Guinea {prop} (official name of Equatorial Guinea)  :: République de Guinée équatoriale {f}
Republic of Finland {prop} (official full name of Finland)  :: République de Finlande {f}
Republic of Ghana {prop} (official name of Ghana)  :: République du Ghana {f}
Republic of India {prop} (official name of India)  :: République de l'Inde {f}
Republic of Ireland {prop} (country)  :: République d'Irlande {f}
Republic of Korea {prop} (country)  :: République de Corée {f}
Republic of Kosovo {prop} (official name of Kosovo)  :: République du Kosovo {f}
Republic of Latvia {prop} (Official name of Latvia)  :: République de Lettonie {f}
Republic of Lithuania {prop} (Official name of Lithuania)  :: République de Lituanie {f}
Republic of Singapore {prop} (official name of Singapore)  :: République de Singapour {f}
Republic of South Africa {prop} (official name of South Africa)  :: République d'Afrique du Sud {f}
Republic of the Congo {prop} (country)  :: République du Congo {f}
Republic of Turkey {prop} (official name of the country of Turkey)  :: République turque {f}
Republika Srpska {prop} (Entity within Bosnia and Herzegovina)  :: République serbe de Bosnie {f}
repudiate {v} /ɹɪˈpjuː.di.eɪt/ (to reject the truth of, deny)  :: nier
repudiate {v}  :: répudier
repudiation {n} (refusing)  :: répudiation
repunish {v} (to punish again)  :: repunir
reputable {adj} (having a good reputation)  :: respectable, décent
reputation {n} /ˌɹɛpjʊˈteɪʃən/ (what somebody is known for)  :: réputation {f}, renommée {f} (more slang)
repute {n} (reputation, especially a good reputation)  :: réputation {f}
request {n} (act of requesting)  :: requête {f}
request {n} (formal message requesting something)  :: requête {f}
request {n} (state of being sought after)  :: demande {f}
request {v} (to ask somebody to do something)  :: demander, prier
request {v} (to express the need or desire for)  :: demander
requiescat in pace {phrase} (may s/he rest in peace)  :: repose en paix
require {v} /ɹɪˈkwʌɪə/ (ask) SEE: ask  ::
require {v} (to demand, call for authoritatively)  :: exiger
require {v} (to demand of (someone))  :: exiger de, prier
require {v} (to need)  :: demander, avoir besoin de
requirement {n} (engineering: constraint)  :: contrainte {f}
requirement {n} /ɹɨˈkwɑjɚmɨnt/ (necessity)  :: exigence {f}, besoin {m}
requirement {n} (something asked)  :: demande
reread {v} /ˌɹiˈɹiːd/ (to read again)  :: relire
reroute {v} (to change the route taken by something)  :: recircuiter
rerun {n} /ɹiˈɹʌn/ (television program shown after its initial presentation)  :: rediffusion {f}, reprise {f}
rerun {v} (run (a television program) again)  :: rediffuser {f}
resale {n} (the action of selling something previously bought)  :: revente {f}
reschedule {v} (to schedule again)  :: reprogrammer, rééchelonner
rescind {v} /ɹɪˈsɪnd/ (repeal, annul, or declare void)  :: abroger
rescue {n} (act of rescuing, saving)  :: sauvetage {m}, secours {m}, rescousse
rescue {n} (liberation) SEE: liberation  ::
rescue {n} (rescuee) SEE: rescuee  ::
rescue {v}  :: délivrer, sauver
rescue {v} /ˈrɛs.kjuː/ (to save from any danger or violence)  :: délivrer, secourir, sauver
rescuer {n} (person who rescues)  :: sauveur {m}, sauveteur {m}
research {n} /ɹiˈsɝtʃ/ (inquiry or examination)  :: recherche {f}
research {n}  :: recherche {f}
research {v}  :: examiner, explorer, fouiller, rechercher
research {v} (to examine with continued care)  :: rechercher
researcher {n} (one who researches)  :: chercheur
resell {v} /ɹiːˈsɛl/ (To sell again)  :: revendre
resemblance {n} (comparison)  :: comparaison
resemblance {n} /ɹəzˈɛmbləns/ (state of resembling)  :: ressemblance {f}
resemblance {n} (probability)  :: probabilité
resemblance {n} (that which resembles)  :: ressemblance
resemble {v} (compare) SEE: compare  ::
resemble {v} /ɹɪˈzɛmb(ə)l/ (to be like or similar to something else)  :: ressembler à
resend {v}  :: renvoyer
resent {v} /ɹiˈzɛnt/ (to express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at (words or acts))  :: exprimer son mécontentement, s'indigner
resent {v} (to feel resentment)  :: avoir de l'amertume
resentful {adj} (full of resentment)  :: indigné
resentful {adj} /ɹɪˈzɛntfəl/ (inclined to resent)  :: rancunier
resentment {n} (anger or displeasure felt out of belief that others have engaged in wrongdoing or mistreatment; indignation.)  :: ressentiment {m}, agacement {m}, rancune {f}
reserpine {n} (alkaloid)  :: réserpine {f}
reservation {n}  :: réservation {f}
reservation {n} (tract of land)  :: réserve {f}
reserve {n} (known unexploited natural resource)  :: réserve {f}
reserve {n} (military: body of troops in the rear of an army)  :: réserve {f}
reserve {n}  :: réservation {f}
reserve {n} (restraint of freedom in words or actions)  :: réserve {f}
reserve {n} (that which is reserved, or kept back, as for future use)  :: réserves {f-p}
reserve {n} (the act of reserving, or keeping back; reservation)  :: réservation
reserve {n} (tract of land reserved for Aboriginal people)  :: réserve {f}
reserve {v}  :: réserver
reserve bank {n} (reserve bank as a central bank) SEE: central bank  ::
reserved {adj} (set aside for the use of a particular person or party)  :: réservé {m}
reserved {adj} (slow to reveal emotion or opinions)  :: réservé {m}
reserved word {n} (a word in a programming language that has a fixed meaning)  :: mot réservé {m}
reservoir {n} /ˈɹɛz.ə(ɹ).vwɑɹ/ (place where anything is kept in store)  :: réservoir {m}
reservoir {n} (place behind a dam where water is collected)  :: réservoir {m}
reset {v} /ɹiːˈsɛt/ (to set back to the initial state)  :: remettre à zéro, réinitialiser
reship {v} (to ship something again)  :: réexpédier
reshuffle {n} (an instance of reshuffling)  :: remaniement [political]
reshuffle {v} (to shuffle something again)  :: rebattre
reside {v} (to dwell permanently or for a considerable time)  :: habiter, résider, demeurer
reside {v} (to have a seat or fixed position)  :: résider
residence {n} (building used as a home)  :: résidence {f}
residence {n} (place where a corporation is established)  :: siège social {m}
residence {n} (place where one lives)  :: résidence {f}
residence permit {n} (right to legally reside in a country)  :: permit de sejour {m}
resident {n} /ˈɹɛzɪd(ə)nt/ (persons living at a location or an area)  :: résident {m}, résidente {f}, habitant {m}, habitante {f}
residential {adj} (of or pertaining to a place of personal residence)  :: résidentiel {m}
residual {adj} /rɪˈzɪdjʊəl/  :: résiduaire
residual {n}  :: restant {m}, résidu {m}
resign {v} (to give up)  :: se résigner, se faire une raison
resign {v} /ɹɪˈzʌɪn/ (quit a job or position)  :: démissionner
resignation {n} (act of resigning)  :: démission {f}
resignation {n} (declaration that one resigns)  :: démission {f}
resignation {n} (state of uncomplaining frustration)  :: résignation {f}
resigner {n} (Someone who resignes)  :: démissionnaire
resilience {n} /rə.zɪl.ɪ.əns/ (the mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune)  :: résilience {f}
resilience {n} (the physical property of material that can resume its shape after being stretched or deformed; elasticity)  :: résilience {f}
resilient {adj} (able to weather tribulation without cracking)  :: flexible {m} {f}, résistant {m}
resin {n} /ˈɹɛzɪn/ (secretion of plants)  :: aufef {f}
resin {n} (similar synthetic compound)  :: résine {f}
resin {n} (viscous liquid of plant origin)  :: résine {f}
resinaceous {adj} (resinous) SEE: resinous  ::
resist {v} (to withstand effects of something)  :: résister
resistance {n}  :: résistance
resistance {n} (shortened form of electrical resistance)  :: résistance {f}
resistance {n} (underground organization struggling for liberation)  :: résistance {f}
resistance {n} /ɹɪˈzɪstəns/ (act of resisting)  :: résistance {f}
resistant {adj} (that which is not overcome by a disease or drug)  :: résistant {m}
resistant {adj} (that which makes resistance)  :: résistant {m}
resistant {n} (a person who resists)  :: résistant {m}
resistible {adj} (able to be resisted)  :: résistible
resistin {n} (Definition)  :: résistine {f}
resistivity {n} (capacity of resistance to electricity)  :: résistivité {f}
resistor {n} (an electric component that transmits current in direct proportion to the voltage across it)  :: résistance {f}
resistor {n} /rɪˈzɪstɚ/ (one who resists, especially a person who fights against an occupying army)  :: résistant {m}
resize {v} (alter the size of something)  :: redimensionner
resmelt {v} (to smelt again)  :: refondre
resole {v} (to replace or reattach the sole of an article of footwear)  :: ressemeler
resolute {adj} /ˈresəˌl(j)uːt/ (firm, unyielding, determined)  :: résolu {m}, résolue {f}, ferme {m} {f}, déterminé {m}, déterminée {f}
resolution {n} (computing: degree of fineness of image)  :: résolution {f}
resolution {n} (computing: number of pixels in an image as stored or displayed)  :: résolution {f}
resolution {n} /ˌɹɛzəˈl(j)uːʃən/ (state of being resolute)  :: résolution {f}, détermination {f}
resolution {n} (formal statement adopted by an assembly)  :: résolution {f}
resolution {n} (music: progression from dissonance to consonance)  :: résolution {f}
resolution {n}  :: résolution {f}
resolvable {adj} (able to be resolved)  :: résoluble
resolve {v} /ɹiˈsɑlv/ (find a solution to)  :: résoudre
resolve {v} (make a firm decision)  :: se résoudre
resonance {n} /ˈɹɛzənəns/  :: résonance
resonate {v} (to vibrate or sound, especially in response to another vibration)  :: résonner
resorb {v} (to absorb again)  :: résorber
resort {n} (something or someone turned to for safety)  :: sortie, recours
resort {n} /ɹɨˈzɔ(ɹ)t/ (a relaxing environment to people on vacation)  :: lieu de vacances {m}, resort {m}
resort {v} /ˌɹiːˈsɔ(ɹ)t/ (to repeat a sorting process)  :: retrier
resort {v} (to have recourse out of necessity or frustration)  :: recourir (à)
resound {v} /ɹɨˈzaʊnd/ ((intransitive) to reverberate with sound or noise)  :: résonner
resounding {adj} /ɹɪˈzaʊn.dɪŋ/ (having a deep, reverberating sound)  :: résonnat, résonnant
resource {n} /ˈɹisɔɚs/ (something that one uses to achieve an objective)  :: ressource {f}
resourceful {adj} (capable or clever; able to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use)  :: débrouillard {m}, débrouillarde {f}
resourcefulness {n} (the ability to cope with situations)  :: débrouillardise {f}
respect {n} /ɹɪˈspɛkt/ (admiration for a person or entity because of perceived merit)  :: respect {m}
respect {v} (to have respect for)  :: respecter
respectability {n} (quality of being respectable)  :: respectabilité {f}
respectable {adj} /ɹi.ˈspɛk.tə.bl̩]/ (deserving respect)  :: respectable
respectably {adv} (in a respectable manner)  :: respectablement
respected {adj} (describing one considered to be deserving of respect)  :: respecté
respectful {adj} (characterized by respect)  :: respectueux
respective {adj} (referencing two or more things as individuals)  :: respectif
respectively {adv} (in a relative manner)  :: respectivement
respiration {n} (breathing)  :: respiration {f}
respirator {n} (device to allow breathing)  :: respirateur {m}
respiratory {adj} (relating to respiration; breathing)  :: respiratoire
respiratory system {n} (system of organs)  :: système respiratoire {m}, appareil respiratoire {m}
respite {n} /ˈɹɛspɪt/ (brief interval of rest or relief)  :: répit {m}
resplendent {adj} (shiny and colourful, and thus pleasing to the eye)  :: resplendissant {m}
respond {v} /ɹəˈspɒnd/ (to say something in return)  :: répondre
respond {v} (to act in return)  :: répondre
respond {v} (to correspond)  :: répondre
respond {v} (to satisfy)  :: répondre
response {n} /rɪˈspɒns/ (an answer or reply)  :: réponse {f}
responsibility {n} (a duty, obligation or liability for which someone is responsible)  :: responsabilité {f}
responsibility {n} /rɪˌspɑnsəˈbɪlɪti/ (the state of being responsible)  :: responsabilité {f}
responsible {adj} (able to answer reasonably for one's conduct)  :: responsable
responsible {adj} (able to be trusted)  :: responsable
responsible {adj} (being a primary cause or agent of some event or action)  :: responsable
responsible {adj} (involving a degree of personal accountability)  :: responsable
responsible {adj} /ɹɪˈspɑnsəbəl/ (answerable for an act performed or for its consequences)  :: responsable
responsive {adj} /rɪˈspɒnsɪv/ (able to receive and respond to external stimuli)  :: sensible
ressentiment {n} /ɹɛˌsɒ̃tiˈmɒ̃/ (obsolete: resentment) SEE: resentment  ::
rest {n} /ɹɛst/ (relief afforded by sleeping; sleep)  :: repos {m}
rest {n} /ɹɛst/ (remainder)  :: reste {m}
rest {n} (peace, freedom from trouble, tranquility)  :: paix {f}
rest {n} (physics: absence of motion)  :: repos {m}
rest {n} (relief from exertion; state of quiet and recreation)  :: repos {m}
rest {v} (intransitive: lie or lean or be supported)  :: se reposer
rest {v} (intransitive: take repose)  :: se reposer
rest {v} (to remain) SEE: remain  ::
rest {v} (transitive: lean or lay (something))  :: reposer
rest area {n} (rest area along a road)  :: aire d'autoroute {f}, aire de repos {f}, halte routière {f} [Quebec]
restart {v} (In computing, to reboot)  :: redémarrer
restart {v} (To start again)  :: recommencer
restate {v} (rephrase) SEE: rephrase  ::
restate {v} (to state again)  :: redéclarer, réaffirmer
restaurant {n} /ˈɹɛs.t(ə)ˌɹɑnt/ (an eating establishment in which diners are served food at their tables)  :: restaurant {m}
restaurateur {n} (owner of a restaurant)  :: restaurateur {m}, restauratrice {f}
rest in peace {v} (blessing or expression of hope)  :: repose en paix
restitution {n} /ˌɹɛstɪˈtuʃən/ (legal: process of compensation for losses)  :: restitution {f}
restive {adj} (refusing to move, especially in a forward direction)  :: rétif {m}
restive {adj} (resistant of control; stubborn)  :: rétif {m}
restless {adj}  :: agité, impatient
restless {adj} (not allowing or affording rest)  :: inquiet
restlessness {n} (state or condition of being restless)  :: agitation, impatience
rest on one's laurels {v} (to rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further)  :: se reposer sur ses lauriers, s’endormir sur ses lauriers
restoration {n} (the process of bringing an object back to its original state)  :: restauration {f}
restore {v}  :: restaurer
restore {v} (To give back, or make restitution)  :: rendre, restituer
restore {v} (To reestablish, or bring back into existence)  :: restaurer
restrain {v} (to control or keep in check)  :: retenir
restrain {v} (to deprive of liberty)  :: réprimer
restrain {v} (to restrict or limit)  :: restreindre
restraint {n} /ɹɪˈstɹeɪnt/ (control or caution; reserve)  :: frein {m}
restrict {v} (to restrain within bounds)  :: restreindre
restricted {adj} (available only to certain authorized groups of people)  :: réservé
restricted {adj} (limited within bounds)  :: restreint
restricting {adj} (serving to restrict)  :: contraignant
restrictive {adj} (confining; limiting)  :: restrictif
restroom {n} (public room containing a toilet)  :: toilettes {f}
restructuration {n} (restructuring) SEE: restructuring  ::
resubscribe {v} (subscribing again or renewing a subscription)  :: réabonner
result {n} (that which results)  :: résultat {m}
result {v} /ɹɪˈzʌlt/ (to proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence)  :: résulter
resulting {adj} (of something that follows as the result of something else)  :: résultant
resume {v} /rɪˈz(j)um/ (start something again that has been stopped or paused)  :: recommencer, reprendre, continuer
resurrect {v} /rɛzəˈrɛkt/ (to raise from dead)  :: ressusciter
resurrection {n} /ɹɛzəˈɹɛkʃən/ (the act of arising from the dead)  :: résurrection
resveratrol {n} (phenolic substance)  :: resvératrol {m}
retail {n} (sale of goods directly to the consumer)  :: vente au détail {f}
retail {v} (to sell at retail, or in small quantities directly to customers)  :: vendre au détail
retailer {n} (retail sales company or salesman)  :: revendeur {m}, distributeur {m}
retain {v} (to keep in possession or use)  :: retenir, conserver, maintenir
retainer {n} (a device that holds teeth in position after orthodontic treatment)  :: faux-palais {m}
retainer {n} /ɹɪˈteɪn.ɚ/ (a fee charged for services)  :: avance {f}
retaining wall {n} (structure)  :: mur de soutènement {m}
retaliate {v} (do something harmful to get revenge)  :: riposter
retaliation {n} /ɹɪˌtæliˈeɪʃən/ (act of responding violently to an act of harm or perceived injustice)  :: représailles
retard {n} (a person with mental retardation)  :: retardé
retard {n} (a stupid person, or one who is slow to learn)  :: attardé
retard {n} /ɹɪˈtɑɹd/ (retardation; delay)  :: retard
retarded {adj} (having mental retardation)  :: attardé
retarded {adj} (stupid, irrational)  :: attardé
retarded {adj} /ɹɪˈtɑːdɪd/ (delayed in development)  :: retardé {m}
retardment {n} (retardation) SEE: retardation  ::
retch {n} /ɹɛtʃ/ (an unsuccessful effort to vomit)  :: haut-le-cœur
retell {v} (retell)  :: raconter de nouveau, redire
retention {n}  :: rétention
retention {n} (the involuntary withholding of urine and faeces)  :: rétention
rethink {v} /riːˈθɪŋk/ (think again about a problem)  :: repenser, réfléchir
reticent {adj} /ˈrɛtɪsənt/ (reserved)  :: réticent, hésitant
reticle {n} /ˈrɛtɪkəl/ (a gridwork or lattice of lines set into the eyepiece of optical instruments)  :: réticule {m}
Reticulum {prop} (small constellation of the southern summer sky)  :: Réticule {m}
retina {n} /ˈɹɛt.ɨ.n‌ə/ (thin layer of cells at the back of the eyeball)  :: rétine {f}
retinol {n} (the vitamin)  :: rétinol {m}
retinoscope {n} (instrument)  :: rétinoscope {m}
retire {v} /ɹəˈtaɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (to withdraw from a public station, from working, or from business)  :: se retirer
retiree {n} /ɹəˈtaɪ.ə(ɹ)ˌiː/ (someone who has retired from active working)  :: retraité {m}
retirement {n} /ˈɹəˈtaɪ.ə(ɹ).mənt/ (act of retiring, or the state of being retired)  :: retraite {f}
retirement {n} (place of seclusion or privacy)  :: retraite {f}
retirement {n} (portion of one's life after retiring)  :: retraite {f}
retirement home {n} (multi-residence housing facility intended for the elderly)  :: maison de retraite {f}
retort {n} (flask used for distillation)  :: cornue
retort {n} /ɹɪˈtɔɹt/ (sharp or witty reply)  :: réplique {f}, riposte {f}, repartie {f}
retract {v} /rəˈtrækt/ (to take back or withdraw something one has said)  :: rétracter
retractable {adj} /riˈtræktɪbəl/ (capable of being retracted)  :: rétractable {m} {f}, rétractile {m} {f}
retractile {adj} (that can be retracted)  :: rétractable {m} {f}, rétractile {m} {f}
retransmit {v} (to transmit again)  :: retransmettre
retreat {n} (act of pulling back or withdrawing)  :: retraite {f}
retreat {n} (period of meditation, prayer, or study)  :: retraite {f}
retreat {n} (quiet place affording privacy)  :: retraite {f}
retreat {v} (To withdraw military forces)  :: se retirer , battre en retraite, se replier
retribution {n} /ˌɹɛtrɪˈbjuʃɒn/ (punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance)  :: vendetta, châtiment {m}, punition {f}
retrieval {n} (act of retrieving)  :: récupération
retrieve {n} (retrieval) SEE: retrieval  ::
retrieve {v} (to regain or get back something)  :: récupérer, retrouver
retroflex {adj} /ˈɹɛt.ɹoʊ.flɛks/ (of pronunciation in which the tongue is bent backwards)  :: rétroflexe
retrograde {adj} ((astronomy) In the opposite direction to the orbited body's spin)  :: rétrograde {m} {f}
retrograde {adj} (Counterproductive to a desired outcome)  :: rétrograde {m} {f}
retrograde {adj} (Directed backwards...)  :: rétrograde {m} {f}
retrograde {n} (degenerate person)  :: rétrograde {m} {f}
retrograde amnesia {n} (loss of memories from the period leading up to the amnesic episode)  :: amnésie rétrograde {f}
retrogression {n} (decline)  :: rétrogression {f}
retronym {n} (A new coinage for an old concept)  :: rétronyme {m}
retrospect {n} /ˈrɛtroˌspɛkt/ (consideration of past times)  :: rétrospection {f}, coup d'œil rétrospectif {m}
retrospective {adj} (of, relating to, or contemplating the past)  :: rétrospectif
retrovirus {n} (virus with a genome consisting of RNA)  :: rétrovirus
retry {v} (to try or attempt again)  :: retenter, réessayer, ressayer
returf {v} (to lay turf again)  :: réengazonner
return {n} (act of returning)  :: retour {m}
return {n} (answer) SEE: answer  ::
return {v} (tennis: to bat the ball back over the net in response to a serve)  :: relancer
return {v} /ɹɪˈtɝn/ (to come or go back)  :: revenir, retourner
return {v} (to give something back to its original holder or owner)  :: rendre, retourner, remettre
return ticket {n} (a ticket granting permission to travel to a place and back again)  :: aller-retour {m}
retweet {v} (repost or forward a Twitter message)  :: retweeter
Reuben {prop} (first son of Jacob)  :: Ruben
Reuben {prop} (male given name)  :: Ruben
Reuleaux triangle {n} (figure consisting of three circular arcs)  :: triangle de Reuleaux
reunification {n} (the unification of something that was previously divided; used especially of a country)  :: réunification
reunion {n} (a planned event at which members of a dispersed group meet together)  :: réunion {f}, rassemblement {m}
reunion {n} (reunification) SEE: reunification  ::
reunion {n} (the process or act of reuniting)  :: réunion {f}, réunification {f}, rassemblement {m}
Reunionese {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Réunion)  :: réunionnais
Reunionese {n} (person of or from Réunion)  :: Réunionnais
reuse {n}  :: réemploi {m}, recyclage {m}
reuse {n} /riːˈjuːs/ (returning a discarded item into something usable)  :: réemploi {m}, réusage {m}, réutilisation {f}
reuse {v} (to use again)  :: réutiliser
Reuven {prop} (given name) SEE: Reuben  ::
rev {v} /ɹɛv/ (to increase the speed of a motor)  :: monter le régime de
revamp {v} /ɹiːˈvamp/ (to renovate, revise, improve or renew; to patch)  :: reviser, renouveler, améliorer
revanche {n} /ɹəˈvæntʃ/ (revenge or retaliation)  :: revanche {f}
revanchism {n} /ɹɪˈvan(t)ʃɪz(ə)m/ (political policy of endeavouring to regain lost territory)  :: revanchisme {m}
revanchist {adj} (advocating a policy of revanche)  :: revanchiste
revanchist {n} (avenger) SEE: avenger  ::
revanchist {n} /rɨˈvæntʃ.ɪst/ (a vengeful person)  :: revanchiste {m} {f}
reveal {v} /ɹəˈviːl/ (to uncover)  :: révéler
reveille {n} /ˈɹɛ.və.li/ (the sounding of a bugle or drum early in the morning to awaken soldiers)  :: diane {f}, réveil {m}
revelation {n} (the act of revealing or disclosing)  :: révélation {f}
Revelation {prop} (book of Bible)  :: Apocalypse {f}, Révélation {f} (especially in New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures)
revenant {n} /ˈɹɛvənənt/ (supernatural being)  :: revenant
revenge {n} /ɹɪˈvɛndʒ/ (retaliatory action)  :: vengeance {f}
revenge {v} (to take revenge for an action)  :: venger
revenge is a dish best served cold {proverb} (emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge)  :: la vengeance est un plat qui se mange froid
revenue {n} /ˈɹɛvənu/ (income from an investment)  :: revenu {m}
revenue {n} (net revenue) SEE: net revenue  ::
revenue {n}  :: revenu {m}
revenue stamp {n} (stamp to affix as proof that tax due)  :: timbre fiscal {m}
reverberation {n} (An echo, or a series of overlapping echos.)  :: echo {m}
reverberation {n} (An evolving series of effects resulting from a particular event.)  :: répercussion {f}
reverberation {n} (A violent oscillation or vibration.)  :: contrecoup {m}
reverberation {n} (The reflection of light or heat.)  :: réflexion {f}
revere {v} /rə.viːr/ (to regard someone or something with great awe or devotion)  :: idolâtrer
reverence {n}  :: révérence
reverend {n} (member of the Christian clergy)  :: révérend {m}
Reverend {n} (an honorary title added to the names of Christian clergy)  :: Le Révérend
reverent {adj} (showing respect or reverence; respectful)  :: pieux
reverie {n} /ˈɹɛvəɹi/ (state of dreaming while awake)  :: rêverie {f}
revers {n} (lapel, reversed)  :: revers {m}
reverse {adj} /ɹɪˈvəːs/  :: inverse, revers, l'envers, le verso
reverse {n}  :: contraire, opposé, revers, envers, verso
reverse {n} (gear)  :: marche arrière
reverse {v}  :: retourner, inverser, renverser
reverse {v} (to turn something around)  :: faire marche arrière
reverse discrimination {n} (advantaging minority groups who have traditionally been discriminated)  :: discrimination positive {f}
reverse dowry {n} (bride price) SEE: bride price  ::
reverse engineering {n} (analyzing the construction and operation of a product in order to manufacture a similar one)  :: rétro-ingénierie {f}
reversion {n} /ɹɨˈvɚʒn̩/ (return)  :: retour
revert {n} /rə.ˈvɜː(r)t/ (Islamic usage: convert to Islam)  :: conversion {f}
revert {v}  :: retourner, revenir
review {n} (account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work)  :: critique {f}
review {n} (military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs)  :: revue {f}
review {n} (periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field)  :: revue {f}
review {n} /rɪˈvjuː/ (second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact)  :: relecture {f}
reviewer {n} (critic)  :: relecteur {m}, réviseur {m}
revise {v} (to look over again)  :: revoir, réviser
revise {v} /ɹɪˈvaɪ̯z/ (to review, alter and amend, especially of written material)  :: revoir
Revised Romanization of Korean {prop} (Romanization standard for Korean)  :: Romanisation révisée du coréen {f}
revision {n} (act of revising)  :: révision {f}
revision {n} (changed edition)  :: modification
revisionist {adj} /ɹɪˈvɪʒənɪst/ (of or pertaining to revisionism)  :: révisionniste {m} {f}
revisionist {n} (a proponent of revisionism)  :: révisionniste {m} {f}
revitalise {v} (to give new life, energy, activity or success)  :: revivifier
revivable {adj} (possible to return to life)  :: revivifiable
revival {n} (renewed interest in religion)  :: réveil {m}
revival {n} (to be checked)  :: hjjejhd
revivalist {adj} (evangelistic)  :: revivaliste
revivalist {n}  :: revivaliste {m} {f}
revocation {n} (action of revoking)  :: révocation
revoke {v} (to cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing)  :: révoquer
revolt {v} (to greatly repel)  :: révolter
revolt {v} (to rebel)  :: se révolter
revolting {adj} (repellent)  :: repoussant, répugnant
revolution {n} (political upheaval)  :: révolution {f}
revolution {n} (removal and replacement of a government)  :: révolution {f}, coup d'état {m}
revolution {n} (traversal of one body through an orbit around another body)  :: révolution {f}, tour {m}
revolution {n} (turning of an object around an axis)  :: tour {m}, révolution {f}
revolutionary {adj} /ˌɹɛvəˈluʃənɛɹi/ (of or pertaining to a revolution in government)  :: révolutionnaire
revolutionary {n} (A revolutionist; a person who revolts)  :: révolutionnaire {m} {f}
revolutionize {v} (to radically or significantly change, as in a revolution)  :: révolutionner
revolve {v} (to orbit a central point)  :: retourner, tourner
revolve {v} (to turn on an axis)  :: retourner, tourner
revolver {n} /ɹɪˈvɒl.vɚ/ (a handgun with revolving chambers)  :: revolver {m}
revolving door {n} (rotating door)  :: porte tambour {f}
revue {n} (form of theatrical; any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs)  :: revue {m}
rewalk {v} (to walk again)  :: remarcher
reward {n}  :: récompense {f}
reward {n} /ɹɪˈwɔːd/ (something of value given in return for an act)  :: récompense {f}
reward {v} (give a reward to)  :: récompenser
reward {v} (recompense) SEE: recompense  ::
rewarding {adj} (giving satisfaction)  :: gratifiant
rewatch {v} (to watch again)  :: reregarder
rewind {v} /riːˈwʌɪnd/ (to wind again)  :: rembobiner
rewind {v} (wind back) SEE: wind back  ::
reword {v} (rephrase) SEE: rephrase  ::
rewrite {v} /ˈɹi.ɹaɪt/ (to write again, differently)  :: réécrire
rewriting {n} (computer science method)  :: réécriture {f}
rewriting {v} (present participle of rewrite)  :: réécrivant
Rexism {n} (a fascist movement in Belgium)  :: rexisme {m}
Rexist {adj} (of, pertaining to or advocating Rexism)  :: rexiste
Rexist {n} (a follower or advocate of Rexism.)  :: rexiste {m}
Reykjavik {prop} /ˈɹɛk.jə.vɪk/ (Capital of Iceland)  :: Reykjavík {m}
Reykjaviker {n} (inhabitant of Reykjavik)  :: Reykjavikois {m}, Reykjavikoise {f}
Reykjavík {prop} (Capital of Iceland) SEE: Reykjavik  ::
Reynard {prop} (name in European folklore for the red fox)  :: Renart {m}
Reynold {prop} (male given name)  :: Renaud
rezone {v} (to change the zoning assigned to a piece of property)  :: redécouper
rezoning {n} (the act, process or result of being rezoned)  :: redécoupage {m}
rhabdomyolysis {n} (the rapid disintegration of striated muscle tissue accompanied by the excretion of myoglobin in the urine)  :: rhabdomyolyse
Rhea {prop} (goddess)  :: Rhéa {f}
Rhea {prop} (moon)  :: Rhéa {f}
Rhenish {adj} /ˈɹɛnɪʃ/ (Pertaining to the river Rhine)  :: rhénan
rhenium {n} (chemical element)  :: rhénium {m}
rheology {n} (physics of the deformation and flow of matter)  :: rhéologie {f}
rheometer {n} (device)  :: rhéomètre {m}
rhesus {n} (Macaca mulatta) SEE: rhesus macaque  ::
rhetoric {n} /ˈɹɛtəɹɪk/ (art of using language for persuasion)  :: rhétorique {f}
rhetoric {n} (meaningless language)  :: rhétorique {f}
rhetorical {adj} /ɹɪˈtɔɹɪkəl/ (part of or similar to rhetoric)  :: rhétorique
rhetorically {adv} (in a rhetorical manner)  :: rhétoriquement
rhetorical question {n} (question)  :: question rhétorique
rheumatic {adj} /ruːˈmætɪk/ (referring to rheumatism)  :: rhumatismal
rheumatics {n} (rheumatism) SEE: rheumatism  ::
rheumatism {n} /ˈɹu.məˌtɪz.m̩/ (any painful disorder of muscles, tendons, joints, bones and nerves)  :: rhumatisme {m}
rheumatoid {adj} (presenting analogies with rheumatism)  :: rhumatoïde
rheumatology {n} (branch of medicine)  :: rhumatologie {f}
Rhine {prop} /raɪn/ (river that flows through Europe)  :: Rhin {m}
Rhineland-Palatinate {prop} (state)  :: Rhénanie-Palatinat
rhinitis {n} (inflammation)  :: rhinite {f}
rhino {n} /ˈɹaɪ.noʊ/ (short form of rhinoceros)  :: rhino {m}
rhino- {prefix} (of or relating to the nose)  :: rhino-
rhinoceros {n} /raɪˈnɑːsərəs/ (herbivorous pachyderm with horn(s))  :: rhinocéros {m}
rhinoplasty {n} (plastic surgery used to improve a person's nose)  :: rhinoplastie {f}
rhinorrhea {n} (medical symptom)  :: rhinorrhée {f}
rhizome {n} (a horizontal underground stem of some plants)  :: rhizome {m}
rhizosphere {n} (soil region influenced by plant roots)  :: rhizosphère {f}
Rhône {prop} (Rhone) SEE: Rhone  ::
rho {n} (letter of Greek alphabet)  :: rhô {m}
Rhodes {prop} (capital of the Dodecanese)  :: Rhodes
Rhodes {prop} (island)  :: Rhodes
Rhodian {n} (Someone from the island of Rhodes)  :: Rhodien {m}, Rhodienne {f}
rhodic {adj} (of or pertaining to rhodium)  :: rhodique
rhodium {n} (chemical element)  :: rhodium {m}
rhododendron {n} (flowering shrub in the genus Rhododendron)  :: rhododendron {m}
Rhodope {prop} (Rhodopes) SEE: Rhodopes  ::
rhombencephalon {n} /rɒmbɛnˈkɛfəlɒn/ (hindbrain) SEE: hindbrain  ::
rhombicosidodecahedron {n} (Archimedean solid)  :: petit rhombicosidodécaèdre
rhombohedral {adj} (having three equal axes and oblique angles)  :: rhomboédrique
rhombohedron {n} (prism with six faces, each a rhombus)  :: rhomboèdre {m}
rhombus {n} /ˈɹɑːmbəs/ (A parallelogram having all sides of equal length)  :: losange {m}, rhombus {m}
Rhone {prop} (river)  :: Rhône {m}
rhubarb {n} /ˈɹʊuˌbɑː(ɹ)b/ (any plant of the genus Rheum)  :: rhubarbe {f}
Rhuddanian {prop} (subdivision of the Silurian period)  :: Rhuddanien
rhumb {n} (A line which crosses successive meridians at a constant angle) SEE: rhumb line  ::
rhyme {n} /ɹaɪm/ (verse, poetry)  :: strophe {f}, vers {m}
rhyme {n} (rime) SEE: rime  ::
rhyme {n} (word that rhymes with another)  :: rime {f}, rime {f}
rhyme {v} (put words together)  :: faire rimer
rhyme {v} (transitive, to rhyme with)  :: rimer
rhyme {v}  :: vers mpl, rime {f}, rimer vi
rhyme off {v} (list or recite quickly)  :: énumérer rapidement , débiter rapidement
rhymester {n} (rhymer, inferior poet)  :: rimeur {m}, rimeuse {f}
rhythm {n} /ˈɹɪ.ð(ə)m/ (variation of strong and weak elements of sounds over time)  :: rythme {m}
rhythm {n} (rhythm section) SEE: rhythm section  ::
rhythm {n}  :: rythme {m}
rhythmic gymnastics {n} (a discipline of gymnastics)  :: gymnastique rythmique {f}, gymnastique rythmique et sportive {f}
rhythm section {n} (section of a band maintaining the rhythm)  :: section rythmique {f}
rial {n} (currency in Middle East)  :: rial {m}
rib {n} (curved bone)  :: côte {f}
rib {n} (cut of meat)  :: côtelette {f}, côte {f}
ribald {adj} /ˈɹɪb.əld/ (coarse, lewd, vulgar)  :: grossier, vulgaire, grivois, paillard
ribald {n} (individual who is filthy or vulgar)  :: balourd, lourdaud, dégoûtant, sagouin,
ribauldequin {n} (the cannon)  :: ribaudequin {f}
ribbit {interj} /ˈɹɪbɪt/ (the sound made by a frog or toad)  :: croâ
ribbon {n} /ˈɹɪbən/ (long, narrow strip of material)  :: ruban {m}
ribbon {n} (inked ribbon)  :: ruban {m}
ribbon seal {n} (a species of true seal)  :: phoque annelé
rib cage {n} (cavity created by the ribs)  :: cage thoracique {f}
rib cage {n} (part of skeleton)  :: cage thoracique {f}
ribonucleic acid {n} (derivative of DNA, used in the transcription of genetic material)  :: acide ribonucléique {m}
ribosomal {adj} (of or relating to ribosomes)  :: ribosomique
ribosome {n} (organelle)  :: ribosome {m}
ribosomic {adj} (of or pertaining to ribosomes)  :: ribosomique
rice {n} /ɹaɪs/ (plants)  :: riz {m}
rice {n} (seeds used as food)  :: riz {m}, arroz {m} {f}
rice cake {n} (food item made from puffed rice)  :: gâteau de riz {m}
rice cooker {n} (kitchen appliance)  :: cuiseur de riz {m}
rice flour {n} (flour made of rice)  :: farine de riz {f}
rice paddy {n} (field immersed in water dedicated for the cultivation of rice)  :: rizière {f}
rice paper {n} (paper made from parts of the rice plant)  :: papier de riz {m}
rice vinegar {n} (a type of vinegar)  :: vinaigre de riz {m}
rice wine {n} (alcoholic drink brewed from rice)  :: vin de riz {m}
rich {adj} /ɹɪtʃ/ (having wealth)  :: riche
Richard {prop} /ˈɹɪtʃ.ɝd/ (male given name)  :: Richard {m}
richness {n} (state or quality of being rich)  :: richesse {f}
Richter scale {prop} (logarithmic scale)  :: échelle de Richter {f}
rich text {n} (enhanced text)  :: texte riche {m}
ricin {n} /ˈɹaɪsɪn/ (poison)  :: ricine {f}
ricinoleic acid {n} (12-hydroxy-oleic acid)  :: acide palmique {m}
rick {n} /ɹɪk/ (stack or pile, of straw, hay etc.)  :: meule {f}
rickets {n} /ˈɹɪkəts/ (disorder of infancy)  :: rachitisme {m}
rickety {adj} (affected with rickets)  :: rachitique
rickety {adj} /ˈrɪk.ɪ.ti/ (not strong because of poor construction or upkeep)  :: chambranlant, délabré, boiteux
ricksha {n} (rickshaw) SEE: rickshaw  ::
rickshaw {n} (two-wheeled carriage)  :: rickshaw {m}
ricochet {n} /ˈɹɪkəʃeɪ/ (an instance of ricocheting)  :: ricochet
ricochet {v} (To rebound)  :: ricocher, faire ricochet
ricotta {n}  :: ricotta {f}
riddle {n} (puzzle)  :: énigme {f}, devinette {f}, devinaille
riddle {v} (to fill or spread throughout; to pervade)  :: cribler
riddle {v} (to fill with holes like a riddle)  :: cribler
riddle {v} (to put something through a riddle or sieve)  :: cribler
ride {n} (vehicle)  :: bagnole {f}
ride {v} /ɹaɪd/ (to transport oneself by sitting on and directing a horse, bicycle etc.)  :: rouler, [horse] monter
ride {v} (to be transported in a vehicle as a passenger)  :: monter en, à
ride {v} (to mount someone to have sex with them)  :: monter
ride {v} (to transport someone in a vehicle)  :: conduire
ride height {n} (ground clearance) SEE: ground clearance  ::
rider {n} /ˈɹaɪdɚ/ (one who rides)  :: cavalier {m}
rider {n} (cyclist) SEE: cyclist  ::
rider {n} (driver) SEE: driver  ::
rideshare {n} (travel arrangement)  :: covoiturage
ridge {n} /ɹɪdʒ/ (line of intersection)  :: crête {f}
ridge {n} (elevation on ocean bottom)  :: dorsale {f}
ridge {n} (highest point on a roof)  :: faîte {m}
ridge beam {n} /ɹɪdʒ biːm/ (top longitudinal beam of a roof)  :: panne faîtière {f}
ridiculous {adj} /rɪˈdɪkjʊləs/ (foolish)  :: ridicule
riding crop {n} (horsewhip)  :: cravache {f}
Riemann surface {n} (manifold)  :: surface de Riemann {f}
Rieti {prop} (capital of the province of Rieti)  :: Rieti
Rieti {prop}  :: Rieti
riffraff {n} /ˈɹɪfɹæf/ (the rabble)  :: racaille {f}
rifle {n} /ˈraɪfəl/ (firearm with a rifled barrel)  :: fusil {m}
rifleman {n} (soldier)  :: fusilier {m}
rift {n} /ɹɪft/ (shallow place in a stream) SEE: ford  ::
rig {n} (a costume or outfit)  :: costume {m}, tenue {f}
rig {n} /rɪɡ/ (the arrangement of masts etc.)  :: grééments {m-p}
rig {n} (the special apparatus used for drilling oil wells)  :: foreuse {f}
rig {v} (to dress or clothe in some costume)  :: habiller quelqu'un
rig {v} (to equip and fit a ship)  :: gréer un bateau
rig {v} (to fit out with a harness)  :: se cuirasser
rig {v} (to make or construct something in haste)  :: bâcler
rig {v} (to manipulate something dishonestly)  :: truquer
Riga {prop} (capital of Latvia)  :: Riga
Rigel {prop} /ˈraɪdʒəl/ (star)  :: Rigel
rigging {n} (system of ropes, chains, and tackle)  :: gréement {m}
right {adj} (all right, not requiring assistance) SEE: all right  ::
right {adj} (appropriate, fit for purpose)  :: correct {m}
right {adj} /ɹaɪt/ (straight, not bent)  :: droit
right {adj} ( complying with justice, correct)  :: correct, juste, bon, droit {m}
right {adj} (conservative)  :: de droite
right {adj} (of direction)  :: droit {m}, droite {f}
right {adj} (perpendicular)  :: droit {m}
right {adv} (on the right side)  :: à droite
right {adv} (towards the right side)  :: à droite
right {interj} (checking agreement)  :: non ?, n'est-ce pas ?, hein ?
right {interj} (yes, that is correct; I agree)  :: d'accord
right {n} (legal or moral entitlement)  :: droit {m}
right {n} (right, not left, side)  :: droite {f}
right {n} (right-wing politicians and parties)  :: droite {f}
right {v} ((intransitive) to return to normal upright position)  :: se redresser
right {v} (to correct)  :: corriger
right {v} (to set upright)  :: redresser
right angle {n} (angle of 90 degrees)  :: angle droit {m}, droit {m}
right-angled triangle {n} (right-angled triangle) SEE: right triangle  ::
right away {adv} (very soon; immediately)  :: tout de suite, sur le champ, séance tenante
right brain {n} (right cerebral hemisphere)  :: hémisphère droit {m}, cerveau droit {m}
right-click {v} (to press right-hand button of a mouse)  :: faire un clic droit
rightful {adj} (by right, by law)  :: légitime
right-handed {adj} (Of one who uses their right hand in preference to, or more skillfully than their left.)  :: droitier
right-handedness {n} (state of being right-handed)  :: droiterie {f}, dextralité {f} [technical]
right-hander {n} (one who is right-handed)  :: droitier {m}, droitière {f}
right-hand man {n} (A trusted assistant)  :: bras droit {m}
right-hand woman {n} (trusted female assistant)  :: bras droit {m}
right now {adv} (at this precise moment)  :: tout de suite, en ce moment
right now {adv} (immediately) SEE: immediately  ::
right of way {n} (fencing: priority)  :: priorité
right of way {n} (legal right of passage)  :: droit de passage {m}
right of way {n} (right to proceed first in traffic)  :: priorité {f}
right to life {n} (one of fundamental human rights)  :: droit à la vie {m}
right to work {n} /ɹaɪt tə wɝk/ (the fundamental human right to have employment)  :: droit au travail {m}
right triangle {n} (a triangle having a right angle as one of its interior angles)  :: triangle rectangle {m}
right wing {n} (hockey)  :: ailier droit
right wing {n} (political)  :: aile droite {f}
right-wing {adj} (resisting political change)  :: droitier, droit
right-winger {n} (a person who belongs to the political right)  :: ailier droit {m}, ailière droite {f}
rigid {adj} /ˈɹɪdʒɪd/ (stiff)  :: rigide
rigid {adj} (rigorous, unbending)  :: rigide
rigid {adj} (uncompromising)  :: rigide
rigidity {n} (The quality or state of being rigid)  :: rigidité {f}, raideur {m}
rigidly {adv} (in a rigid manner)  :: rigidement
rigidness {n} (rigidity) SEE: rigidity  ::
rigor mortis {n} (Temporary stiffness of a body's muscles and joints following death)  :: rigidité cadavérique {f}, rigor mortis {f}
rigorous {adj} (Manifesting, exercising, or favoring rigor; allowing no abatement or mitigation; scrupulously accurate)  :: rigoureux
rigorous {adj} (Severe; intense; inclement; as, a rigorous winter)  :: rigoureux
rigorous {adj} (Violent)  :: rigoureux
rigorously {adv} (in a rigorous manner)  :: rigoureusement
rigour {n} (character of being unyielding or inflexible)  :: rigueur {f}
rigour {n}  :: rigueur {f}
rill {n} /ɹɪl/ (A very small brook)  :: ruisselet {m}
rillettes {n} (A dish of meat)  :: rillettes {f-p}
rim {n} /ɹɪm/ (edge around something)  :: bord [for any shape] ; jante [only for wheels]
rim {n} (wheel rim)  :: jante {f}, roue {f}
rime {n} /raɪm/ (hoarfrost)  :: givre {f}
Rimini {prop} (a resort town in Italy)  :: Rimini
Rimini {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Rimini
rind {n} /ɹaɪnd/ (hard outer layer of fruit, cheese)  :: pelure {f} [of fruit], croûte {f} [of cheese]
rinderpest {n} (disease)  :: peste bovine {f}
ring {n} (algebra: an algebraic structure)  :: anneau {m}
ring {n} (arena where circus acts take place)  :: piste {f}
ring {n} (astronomy: a formation of various pieces of material orbiting around a planet)  :: anneau {m}
ring {n} (burner) SEE: burner  ::
ring {n} (group of people)  :: cercle {m}
ring {n} /ɹɪŋ/ (circumscribing object)  :: anneau {m}
ring {n} (place where some sports take place)  :: ring {m}, [horse-riding] manège {m}
ring {n} (round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger)  :: anneau {m}, bague {f}
ring {n} (typography: diacritical mark in the shape of a hollow circle) SEE: kroužek  ::
ring {v} (to make, produce sound)  :: sonner
ring {v} (to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound)  :: sonner
ring a bell {v} (to seem vaguely familiar)  :: dire quelque chose
ring back {v} (Make another call to the same person)  :: rappeler
ring back {v} (Return a call)  :: rappeler
ring binder {n} (folder)  :: [Canada] cartable {m}, classeur
ringed {adj} (marked with rings, circles, or loops)  :: annelé
ring finger {n} (finger between the middle finger and little finger)  :: annulaire {m}
ringgit {n} (currency)  :: ringgit {m}
ringmaster {n} (the person who manages the performers in a circus ring)  :: Monsieur Loyal {m}
ringneck dove {n} (Streptopelia risoria)  :: tourterelle rieuse {f}, tourterelle domestique {f}
ring-necked pheasant {n} (Phasianus colchicus) SEE: common pheasant  ::
Ring of Fire {prop} (area of frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity)  :: ceinture de feu {m}
ring off the hook {v} (ring constantly)  :: ne pas arrêter de sonner
ring road {n} (highway)  :: périphérique {m}
ringtone {n} (sound made by a telephone when ringing)  :: sonnerie {f}, sonnerie de téléphone {f}
ringwoodite {n} (cubic form of olivine)  :: ringwoodite {f}
ringworm {n} (contagious fungal affliction of the skin)  :: teigne {f}, roue de Sainte-Catherine {f}
rinse {n} (the action of rinsing)  :: rinçage {m}
rinse {v} /ɹɪns/ (to wash something quickly using water and no soap)  :: rincer
rinse {v} (to remove soap from something using water)  :: rincer
Rio de Janeiro {prop} (city)  :: Rio de Janeiro {m}
Rio de Janeiro {prop} /ˈɹiːəʊ dɪ ʒəˈnɪəɹəʊ/ (state)  :: État de Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro {m}
riot {n} (tumultuous disturbance of public peace)  :: émeute {f}
rioter {n} (one who riots)  :: émeutier {m}, émeutière {f}
riot police {n} (a unit of police specifically trained to deal with rioting crowds)  :: police antiémeute {f}
rip {v} /ɹɪp/ (to copy data from optical disks)  :: ripper
rip {v} (to fart) SEE: fart  ::
rip {v} (to mock) SEE: mock  ::
RIP {interj} /aː(ɹ) aɪ ˈpiː/ (abbreviation: rest in peace)  :: REP
riparian {adj} /ɹʌɪˈpɛːɹɪən/ (of or pertaining to a riverbank)  :: rivulaire
ripe {adj} (advanced to the state of fitness for use)  :: arrivé(e) à maturité, [wine] mûr {m}, [cheese] fait {m}
ripe {adj} /ɹaɪp/ (ready for reaping or gathering, of fruits and seeds)  :: mûr {m}, mûre {f}
ripe {adj} (having attained its full development; mature)  :: accompli {m}, accomplie {f}
ripe {adj} (intoxicated) SEE: intoxicated  ::
ripe {adj} (maturated or suppurated, of sores and tumors)  :: mûr {m}, mûre {f}
ripe {adj} (ready for action or effect; prepared)  :: mûr {m}, mûre {f}
ripen {v} /ɹaɪpən/ (to grow ripe)  :: mûrir
ripen {v} (to approach or come to perfection)  :: arriver à maturité
ripen {v} (to bring to perfection)  :: mûrir, amener à maturité
ripen {v} (to cause to mature; to make ripe)  :: faire mûrir
rip off {v} (to pull off by ripping)  :: arracher
rip-off {n} (a bad deal, an unfair price or rate)  :: arnaque {f}
ripost {n}  :: riposte
riposte {n} /rɪˈpoʊst/  :: riposte
ripped {adj} (having extremely low body fat content)  :: sec {m}
ripped {adj} /ɹɪpt/ (torn, either partly or into separate pieces)  :: déchiré
ripper {n} (murderer who kills and often mutilates victims with a blade)  :: éventreur {m}
ripper {n} /ˈrɪpɚ/ (someone who rips (something))  :: ripeur {m}
ripple {n} (moving disturbance or undulation in the surface of a liquid)  :: ondulation {f}
ripple {n} (small oscillation of an otherwise steady signal)  :: ondulation résiduelle {f}
ripple {v} (to move like the undulating surface of a body of water)  :: onduler
riptide {n} /ˈrɪp.taɪd/ (rip current) SEE: rip current  ::
Ripuarian {adj} (pertaining to a/the tribal Ripuarian(s))  :: franc ripuaire
Ripuarian {adj} (pertaining to language)  :: francique ripuaire
Ripuarian {n} (member of a section of the Frankish people)  :: Franc ripuaire
Ripuarian {prop} (West Germanic dialect)  :: francique ripuaire
rise {n} (action of moving upwards)  :: montée
rise {n} (pay rise) SEE: pay rise  ::
rise {v} (of a celestial body: to appear to move from behind the horizon)  :: se lever
rise {v} /raɪz/ (To move upwards)  :: monter
rise {v} (to assume an upright position after lying down)  :: se lever
rise {v} (to be resurrected)  :: ressusciter
riser {n} /ˈɹaɪ.zə(ɹ)/ (platform)  :: élévateur {m}
riser {n} (conduct)  :: gaine {f}, gaine technique {f}
riser {n} (part of a step)  :: contremarche {f}, contre-marche {f}
rising star {n} (emerging talent)  :: étoile montante
risk {n} (possible, usually negative, outcome)  :: risque {m}
risk {n}  :: risque {m}
risky {adj} (dangerous, involving risks)  :: risqué {m}
risotto {n} (risotto considered as food)  :: risotto {m}
risqué {adj} /ɹɪsˈkeɪ/ (bordering on the indelicate)  :: risqué {m}, osé {m}
rissole {n} (ball of meat which has been fried or barbecued)  :: rissole {f}
rite {n} /ɹaɪt/ (ritual)  :: rit, rite {m}
rite of passage {n} (ceremony to celebrate a transition)  :: rite de passage {m}
ritual {n} /ˈrɪ.tʃu.əl/ (rite)  :: rituel {m}
ritually {adv} (in a ritual manner)  :: rituellement
rival {n} /ˈraɪvəl/ (competitor with the same objective)  :: rival {m}
rival {v} (to oppose or compete with)  :: rivaliser
rivalry {n} /ˈɹaɪ.vəl.ɹi/ (competition)  :: rivalité {f}
river {n} (any large flow of a liquid)  :: torrent {m}
river {n} /ˈɹɪvɚ/ (large stream which drains a landmass)  :: fleuve {m}, rivière {f}
riverbank {n} (sloped side of a river)  :: rive {f}, berge {f}
riverbed {n} (a river bottom)  :: lit de rivière {m}
riverboat {n} (watercraft)  :: bateau fluvial {m}, bateau-mouche {m}
riverboatman {n} (Someone who pilots a riverboat)  :: batelier {m}
river god {n} (river-being)  :: dieu-fleuve {m}
river horse {n} (hippopotamus) SEE: hippopotamus  ::
riverside {n} (side of a river)  :: berge {f}, rive {f}
rivet {n} /ˈɹɪvət/ (cylindrical mechanical fastener)  :: rivet {m}
rivet {v} (to attach or fasten parts by using rivets)  :: riveter
rivulet {n} /ˈɹɪv.jə.lət/ (small brook)  :: ruisselet {m}
Riyadh {prop} (capital of Saudi Arabia)  :: Riyad {m}, Riad {m}
Rōmaji {prop} (romaji) SEE: romaji  ::
röntgen {n} (unit of exposure to ionizing radiation)  :: röntgen {m}
roach {n} /ɹoʊtʃ/ (Rutilus rutilus)  :: gardon {m}
roach {n} (slang: butt of a marijuana cigarette)  :: cul {m}, cul de joint {m}
roach {n} (US: cockroach) SEE: cockroach  ::
road {n} (a path in life)  :: chemin {m}, route {f}
road {n} /ɹəʊd/ (a way for travel)  :: route {f}
roadbase {n} (layer of aggregates)  :: grave {f}
roadblock {n} (Something that blocks or obstructs a road)  :: barrage routier {m}
road game {n} (athletic contest played in the opposing team's turf) SEE: away game  ::
Roadian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period)  :: Roadien
road map {n} (a map with a visual representation of roads used for automobile travel and navigation)  :: carte routière {f}
road map {n} (plan of action)  :: feuille de route {f}
road roller {n} (heavy engineering vehicle used to compact asphalt)  :: rouleau compresseur {m}
roadrunner {n} (bird of the Geococcyx genus)  :: géocoucou {m}
roadside bomb {n} (explosive device)  :: engin explosif improvisé {m}
roadside hawk {n} (Buteo magnirostris)  :: buse à gros bec {f}
roadside thistle {n} (spear thistle) SEE: spear thistle  ::
roadside thistle {n} (tall thistle) SEE: tall thistle  ::
road sign {n} (sign for traffic control or driver information)  :: panneau de signalisation {m}
roadstead {n} (partly-sheltered anchorage outside a harbour)  :: rade
roadway {n} (central portion of a road used by the vehicles)  :: chaussée {f}
roadway {n} (the main or central portion of a road)  :: chaussée {f}
roadwork {n} (construction or maintenance done to roads)  :: travaux publics, travaux sur la route
roam {v} /ɹoʊm/ (wander freely)  :: errer
roaming {n} (using a cell phone outside of its original registering zone)  :: itinérance {f}, roaming {m}
roaming {n} (wandering)  :: vagabondage {m}
roar {n} (cry of the lion)  :: rugissement {m}
roar {v} (of animals)  :: rugir
roar {v} /roʊr/ (to make loud, deep cry of emotion)  :: rugir
roar {v}  :: rugir
roaring forties {n} (area of the earth between 40 and 50 degrees south)  :: quarantièmes rugissants
roast {adj} (having been cooked by roasting)  :: rôti {m}, rôtie {f}
roast {n} (comical event)  :: bien-cuit {m}
roast {n} (cut of meat)  :: rôti {m}
roast {v} /ɹoʊst/ (to cook food by heating in an oven or fire)  :: rôtir
roast {v}  :: rôtir
roast beef {n} (Beef cooked by roasting)  :: rosbif {m}
roastbeef {n} (roast beef) SEE: roast beef  ::
roast pork {n} (Pork cooked by roasting)  :: rôti de porc {m}
rob {v} /rɑb/ (to steal from, using violence)  :: voler, cambrioler
rob {v} (to commit robbery)  :: cambrioler
rob {v} (to deprive of)  :: voler
robber {n} /ˈɹɒ.bə(ɹ)/ (one who robs)  :: brigand {m}, bandit {m}
robbery {n} (attempt of taking the property of another by threat)  :: banditisme {m}, braquage {m} [slang]
robbery {n} /ˈrɒbəˌri/ (act or practice of robbing)  :: brigandage {m}, vol à main armée
robe {n} /ɹəʊb/ (long, loose outer garment)  :: robe {f}
Robert {prop} /ˈɹɒb.ə(ɹ)t/ (given name)  :: Robert
Roberta {prop} (female given name)  :: Roberte {f}
Robeson Channel {prop} (strait)  :: passage Robeson {m}
robin {n}  :: merle {m}, rubiette {f} [rare]
robin {n} /ˈrɑb.ɪn/ (Erithacus rubecula)  :: rouge-gorge {m}, rouge-gorge familier {m}
robin {n} (Turdus migratorius)  :: merle d'Amérique {m}
Robin {prop} /ˈrɑbɪn/ (Male given name)  :: Robin {m}
Robin {prop} (Sidekick of Batman)  :: Robin
Robin Hood {prop} (legendary English outlaw)  :: Robin des Bois {m}
robin redbreast {n} (redbreast) SEE: redbreast  ::
robot {n} /ˈɹoʊbɑt/ (intelligent mechanical being)  :: robot {m}
robotic {adj} /ɹoʊˈbɑt.ɪk/ (of, relating to, or resembling a robot)  :: robotique
robust {adj} (evincing strength)  :: robuste
robustly {adv} (in a robust manner)  :: robustement
robustness {n} (quality of being robust)  :: robustesse {f}
rocambolesque {adj} (fantastic)  :: rocambolesque
Rocco {prop} (male given name)  :: Roch
rock {n} (act of rocking)  :: secousse {f}
rock {n} (confectionary made from sugar)  :: sucre d'orge
rock {n} (distaff) SEE: distaff  ::
rock {n} /ɹɑk/ (natural mineral aggregate)  :: roche {f}, roc {m}
rock {n} (large stone or boulder)  :: rocher {m}, roc {m}
rock {n} (mass of projecting rock)  :: rocher {m}
rock {n} (precious stone or gem)  :: caillou, diam {m} (diamond)
rock {n} (style of music)  :: rock {m}
rock {v} (cause to shake or sway violently)  :: secouer, [boat] faire tanguer
rock {v} (disturb the mental or emotional equilibrium)  :: bouleverser
rock {v} (move gently back and forth)  :: remuer, [babies] bercer
rock {v} (slang: to be very favourable or skilful)  :: gérer, assurer
rock and roll {n} /ˈɹɒkændˈɹəʊl/ (style of music)  :: rock and roll {m}, rock 'n' roll {m}
rock band {n} (rock group) SEE: rock group  ::
rock dove {n} /rɒk dʌv/ (Columba livia)  :: pigeon biset {m}
rocket {n} (arugula)  :: roquette {f}
rocket {n} (a vehicle)  :: fusée {f}
rocket {n} /ˈɹɑkɪt/ (a rocket engine)  :: fusée {f}
rocket {n} (non-guided missile)  :: roquette {f}
rocket launcher {n} (device for launching a missile)  :: lance-roquettes {m}
rockfowl {n} (passerine bird)  :: picatharte {m}
rock group {n} (musical group specializing in rock music)  :: groupe de rock {f}
rockhopper penguin {n} (crested penguin)  :: gorfou sauteur {m}
Rockies {prop} (Rocky Mountains) SEE: Rocky Mountains  ::
rocking {adj}  :: super, génial
rocking chair {n} (chair with a curved base which can be gently rocked)  :: chaise à bascule {f}, fauteuil à bascule {m}, berçante {f}
rocking horse {n} (a child’s toy consisting of a (usually wooden) horse mounted on a rocker or swing)  :: cheval à bascule {m}
rock maple {n} (sugar maple) SEE: sugar maple  ::
rock music {n} (popular music genre)  :: rock {m}, musique rock {f}
rock paper scissors {n} (popular child's game)  :: pierre-feuille-ciseaux
rock pigeon {n} (Columba livia)  :: pigeon biset {m}, biset {m}
rocky {adj} /ˈɹʷɒki]/ (full of rocks)  :: rocheux
Rocky Mountains {prop} (mountain range)  :: montagnes Rocheuses {f-p}, Rocheuses {f-p}
rod {n} (archaic: unit of area)  :: verge
rod {n} /ɹɑd/ (straight round stick, shaft, or bar)  :: tige {f}
rod {n} (hot rod) SEE: hot rod  ::
rod {n} (slang: penis, see also: penis)  :: bite {f}; paf {m}; pine {f}; queue {f}; vit {m}; zob {m}
rod {n} (slang: pistol) SEE: pistol  ::
rod {n} (stick or bundle used for punishment)  :: verges (plurale tantum)
rodent {n} (mammal of the order Rodentia)  :: rongeur {m}
rodeo {n} /roʊ.ˈdeɪ.oʊ/ (sport)  :: rodéo {m}
rodomontade {n} (vain boasting)  :: rodomontade {f}
roe {n} (roe deer) SEE: roe deer  ::
roe {n} /roʊ/ (eggs of fish)  :: œufs de poisson {p}, frai {m}
roebuck {n} (a male roe deer)  :: cerf {m} (du chevreuil)
roe deer {n} /ˈɹəʊˌdɪə/ (small deer species, Capreolus capreolus)  :: chevreuil {m}
roentgenium {n} (chemical element)  :: roentgenium {m}
roger {interj} /ˈrɒdʒə/ (received)  :: bien reçu, compris
Roger {prop} (male given name)  :: Roger
rogue {adj} (deceitful, unprincipled)  :: sans scrupules
rogue {adj} (large, destructive and unpredictable)  :: incontrôlable {m} {f}
rogue {n} (a mischievous scamp)  :: garnement {m}
rogue {n} (a vagrant)  :: vagabond {m}, clochard {m}
rogue {n} /ˈɹoʊ̯ɡ/ (a scoundrel, rascal or unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person)  :: canaille {f}, fripouille {f}, coquin {m}, voyou {m}
roguery {n} (mischievous behaviour)  :: friponnerie {f}
rogue state {n} (state or nation acting outside of the accepted international norms and policies)  :: État voyou {m}
ROI {n} (return on Investment)  :: retour sur investissement {m}
roil {v} /ɹɔɪl/ (render turbid)  :: troubler
roil {v} (to annoy)  :: énerver, irriter, fâcher
Roland {prop} (male given name)  :: Roland
role {n} /ɹəʊl/ (character or part)  :: rôle {m}
role model {n} (a person who serves as an example)  :: modèle {m}, exemple {m}
roleplay {n} (roleplaying game) SEE: roleplaying game  ::
roleplaying game {n} (type of game in which the players assume the role of a character)  :: jeu de rôle {m}
roll {n} (a heavy cylinder used to break clods)  :: rouleau {m}
roll {n} (oscillating movement of a vessel from side to side)  :: roulis {m}
roll {n} (shortened raised biscuit or bread)  :: petit pain {m}
roll {n} (that which rolls; a roller)  :: roue {f}
roll {n} (the act of rolling)  :: roulement {m}
roll {v} (geometry: to apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping)  :: rouler
roll {v} /ɹoʊl/ (to cause to revolve)  :: faire rouler
roll {v} (to wrap round on itself)  :: rouler
rollback {n} (a withdrawal of military forces)  :: retrait {m}
rollback {n} ((computing) an operation to return the database to the previous commit point)  :: rollback {m}
roll call {n} (reading of a list of names and responses)  :: appel {m}, appel nominal {m}
rolled fillet {n} (chopped veal rolled in a piece of bacon)  :: paupiette de viande {f}
roller {n} (bird of the family Coraciidae)  :: rollier
roller {n} (hair roller) SEE: hair roller  ::
roller {n} (slang: police) SEE: cop  ::
roller {n} (tool for applying paint or ink)  :: rouleau {m}
rollerblade {n} (roller skate)  :: patin en ligne {m}
rollercoaster {n} (amusement ride)  :: montagnes russes {f-p}
roller derby {n} (sport)  :: roller derby {m}, roller-catch {m}
roller skate {n} (a boot having small wheels)  :: patin à roulettes {m}
roller skating {n} (skating on roller skates)  :: patinage à roulettes
rollie {n} (cigarette rolled by hand)  :: [slang] roulée
rolling paper {n} (paper for rolling cigarettes)  :: papier à rouler {m}
rolling pin {n} (food preparation utensil)  :: rouleau à pâtisserie {m}
rollmop {n} (fillet of herring)  :: rollmops {m}
roll on {interj} (expressing anticipation)  :: vivement
roll one's eyes {v} (turn one's eyes upwards)  :: lever les yeux au ciel
roll out the red carpet {v} (extend the utmost hospitality)  :: dérouler le tapis rouge
roll up one's sleeves {v} (to prepare to work)  :: retrousser ses manches
roll up one's sleeves {v} (to roll one's sleeves up)  :: retrousser ses manches
roly-poly {n} (A toy that rights itself when pushed over)  :: culbuto {m}, ramponeau {m}, ramponneau {m}, poussa {m}, poussah {m}
Rom {adj} (Romani) SEE: Romani  ::
Rom {n} (a member of the Romani people)  :: Rom {m}, Rrom {m}; bohémien {m}, gitan {m}, tsigane {m} {f}
Rom {prop} (language) SEE: Romani  ::
Roma {adj} (Romani) SEE: Romani  ::
Roma {n} (member of the Roma/Romani people) SEE: Romani  ::
Roma {prop} (the Romani macrolanguage) SEE: Romani  ::
Roma {prop} (the Romani people)  :: Roma, Rroms
Romagnol {prop} (a Romance language)  :: romagnol {m}
Romaic {adj} (of or pertaining to modern Greece)  :: romaïque
Romaji {prop} (romaji) SEE: romaji  ::
Roman {adj} /ˈɹəʊm.ən/ (of or from Rome)  :: romain
Roman {n} (a native or resident of Rome)  :: Romain {m}, Romaine {f}
Roman alphabet {n} (Latin alphabet) SEE: Latin alphabet  ::
romance {n} /ɹoʊˈmæns/ (Intimate relationship, love affair)  :: romance {f}
romance {n} (Pure love)  :: romance {f}, amour romantique {m}
romance {n} (Story dealing with idealised love)  :: [song or story] romance {f}
Romance {adj} (of or dealing with languages or cultures derived from Roman influence and Latin)  :: néolatin {m}, néolatine {f}, roman
Romance language {n} (language descended from Latin)  :: langue romane {f}
Romandy {prop} (French-speaking Switzerland)  :: Romandie {f}
Roman Empire {prop} /ˈɹoʊmən ˈɛmpaɪɚ/ (empire)  :: Empire romain {m}
romanesque {adj} (Pertaining to romance or fable)  :: romanesque {m} {f}
Romanesque {adj} (Applied to the debased style of the later Roman empire)  :: roman
Romani {n} (member of the Roma people) SEE: Rom  ::
Romani {prop} /ˈɹəʊ.mə.ni/ (nomadic people) SEE: Roma  ::
Romani {prop} (language)  :: romani {m}; tsigane {m} {f}
Romania {prop} /ɹoʊˈmeɪ.ni.ə/ (South-Eastern European country)  :: Roumanie {f}
Romanian {adj} /ɹoʊˈmeɪniən/ (of or relating to Romania, its people, or language)  :: roumain {m}, roumaine {f}
Romanian {n} (native of Romania)  :: Roumain {m}, Roumaine {f}
Romanian {prop} (official language of Romania)  :: roumain {m}
romanise {v} (romanize) SEE: romanize  ::
Romanization {n} (putting text into the Latin (Roman) alphabet)  :: transcription en caractères romains, romanisation {f}
romanize {v} (to transliterate to the Latin alphabet)  :: latiniser, romaniser
Roman numeral {n} (numeral represented by letters)  :: chiffre romain {m}
Roman numerals {n} (plural of "Roman numeral") SEE: Roman numeral  ::
Roman numerals {n} (system of numerals)  :: chiffres romains {m-p}
Romans {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Romains {m-p}
Romansch {prop} /ɹə(ʊ)ˈmanʃ/ (the Romance language)  :: romanche {m}
romantic {adj} (concerned with, or conducive to, romance and love)  :: romantique
romantic {adj} /ɹoʊˈmæn(t)ɪk/ (fantastic, idealistic)  :: romantique
romanticism {n} (romantic quality, spirit or action)  :: romantisme {m}, romanesque {m} {f}
Romanticism {prop} (18th century movement)  :: romantisme {m}
Rome {prop} /roʊm/ (city)  :: Rome {f}
Romeo {n} (boyfriend) SEE: boyfriend  ::
Romeo {prop} (character in Romeo and Juliet)  :: Roméo {m}
Romeo and Juliet {prop} (the tragedy)  :: Roméo et Juliette
Rome wasn't built in a day {proverb} (it takes a long time to create something complicated or impressive)  :: Paris ne s'est pas fait en un jour, Rome ne s’est pas faite en un jour
romp {v} (to play roughly or energetically)  :: s'ébattre
Ronan {prop} (male given name)  :: Ronan
rondel {n} (rondeau) SEE: rondeau  ::
ronin {n} (masterless samurai)  :: ronin {m}
rood {n} /ruːd/ (quarter of an acre)  :: vergée {f}
rood screen {n} (carved screen)  :: jubé {m}
roof {n} (the upper part of a cavity)  :: toit {m}
roof {n} /ɹuːf/ (the cover at the top of a building)  :: toit {m}
roofer {n} (craftsman who lays or repairs roofs)  :: couvreur {m}
rook {n} (chesspiece)  :: tour {f}
rook {n} /ɹʊk/ (bird)  :: corbeau freux {m}, freux {m}
rook {v} (cheat, swindle)  :: rouler
rookie {adj} (amateur) SEE: amateur  ::
rookie {n} (an inexperienced recruit)  :: bleu {m}
rookie {n} (a novice)  :: bleu {m}
room {n} (division in a building)  :: pièce {f}, salle {f}, chambre {f} (a bedroom)
room {n} /ɹuːm/ (space)  :: espace {f}, place {f}
roommate {n} (a person with whom one shares a room)  :: camarade {m} {f} de chambre, [dormitory] camarade de chambrée
roommate {n} (US: with whom one shares an apartment or house)  :: colocataire {m} {f}, [familiar] coloc {m} {f}
room service {n} (provision of food and drink to a guest room)  :: room service {m}
room temperature {n} (normal temperature)  :: température ambiante {f}
roomy {adj} (spacious)  :: spacieux, ample, grand
rooster {n} /ˈɹuːstə(ɹ)/ (male domestic fowl)  :: coq {m}
root {n} (arithmetic: number or expression which when raised to a power gives the specified number or expression)  :: racine {f}
root {n} (arithmetic: square root) SEE: square root  ::
root {n} (linguistic morphology: primary lexical unit of a word)  :: racine, radical
root {n} (of a tooth)  :: racine {f}
root {n} (part of a hair under the skin)  :: racine {f}
root {n} (person who manages accounts on a UNIX system)  :: root {f}
root {n} (philology: word from which another word or words are derived)  :: racine {f}, mot souche {m}
root {n} (primary source)  :: racine {f}, origine {f}
root {n} (root vegetable) SEE: root vegetable  ::
root {n} /ɹuːt/ (part of a plant)  :: racine {f}
root {v} (coarse slang: have sexual intercourse)  :: fourrer, emmancher
root beer {n} (beverage with sarsaparilla root)  :: racinette {f}
rooting {n} (The process of forming roots.)  :: enracinement {m}, radication
roots {n} (ancestors)  :: aïeux {m-p}
roots {n} (beginnings)  :: sources {f-p}, origines {f-p}
root vole {n} (tundra vole) SEE: tundra vole  ::
rope {n} (a length of this string)  :: corde {f}, cordage {m}
rope {n} /roʊp/ (thick, strong string)  :: corde {f}
rope ladder {n} (flexible ladder)  :: échelle de corde {f}
ropeway {n} (cableway) SEE: cableway  ::
roriferous {adj} /ɹəʊˈɹɪf.əɹ.əs/ (producing or generating dew)  :: rorifère
rorqual {n} /ˈrɒrkwəl/ (whale with long skin folds below mouth)  :: rorqual {m}
rory {adj} /ˈɹɔɹ.i/ (dewy) SEE: dewy  ::
rosé {n} /ɹoʊ̯ˈzeɪ̯/ (wine)  :: vin rosé {m}
Rosa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Rose  ::
rosacea {n} (chronic condition)  :: couperose {f}
Rosalie {prop} (female given name)  :: Rosalie
Rosaline {prop} (female given name)  :: Roseline, Roselyne
rosary {n} /ˈroʊzəri/ (Catholic prayer beads)  :: rosaire, chapelet
rose {adj} (colour)  :: rose
rose {n} (a plant or species in the rose family (Rosaceae))  :: rosacée {f}, rosacées {f-p}
rose {n} (colour)  :: rose {f}
rose {n} (flower)  :: rose {f}
rose {n} (nozzle)  :: pomme
rose {n} /ɹoʊz/ (shrub)  :: rose {f}
Rose {prop} (female given name)  :: Rose
roseate {adj} /ˈɹoʊziət/ ((formal) pink; rosy)  :: rosâtre
rosebay rhododendron {n} (great laurel) SEE: great laurel  ::
rose chafer {n} (Cetonia aurata)  :: cétoine dorée {f}
rose-colored glasses {n} (idiomatic)  :: voir la vie en rose
rose fish {n} (Sebastes norvegicus)  :: sébaste atlantique
rosehip {n} /ˈɹoʊzhɪp/ (the fruit of a rose plant)  :: fruit d’églantier {m}, cynorrhodon {m}, gratte-cul {m}
rosemary {n} (Rosmarinus officianalis)  :: romarin {m}
Rosemary {prop} (female given name)  :: Rose-Marie
Rosetta Stone {prop} (large inscribed stone)  :: Pierre de Rosette {f}
rosette {n} /ɹoʊˈzɛt/ (rose burner) SEE: rose burner  ::
rosewater {n} (a liquid produced by steeping rose petals in water)  :: eau de rose {f}
rose window {n} (circular window)  :: rosace {f}
Rosicrucian {adj} (related to Rosicrucianism)  :: rosicrucien
rosin {n} (liquid resin) SEE: resin  ::
rosin {n} (solid form of resin)  :: colophane {f}
roster {n} (a list of names)  :: liste {f}
roster {n} (schedule) SEE: schedule  ::
roster {v} (to place a name on a roster)  :: consigner, inscrire
Rostov {prop} (Rostov-na-Donu) SEE: Rostov-na-Donu  ::
Rostov-na-Donu {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Rostov-sur-le-Don {m}
Rostov-on-Don {prop} (synonym of Rostov-na-Donu) SEE: Rostov-na-Donu  ::
rosé wine {n} (wine)  :: vin rosé {m}
rosy {adj} /ˈɹoʊzi/ (rose-coloured)  :: rosé
rot {v} /ɹɑt]/ (to decay)  :: pourrir
rotary {n} (traffic circle) SEE: traffic circle  ::
rotary phone {n} (rotary dial telephone)  :: téléphone à cadran {m}
rotate {v} /ˈɹɔʊteɪt/ (to spin, turn, or revolve)  :: tourner
rotate {v} (to change which tire is on each corner of the car, so that they wear evenly)  :: intervertir, permuter
rotate {v} (to spin, turn, or revolve something)  :: faire tourner
rotation {n} (a single cycle of turning)  :: tour {m}
rotation {n} (turning around a centre)  :: rotation {f}
rote {n} /roʊt/ (process of committing to memory)  :: apprentissage par cœur {m}
rotgut {n} (raw or poor quality alcoholic liquor)  :: tord-boyaux
roti {n} (A pancake-like Indian pastry, usually stuffed with curry)  :: roti {m}
roton {n} (quantum of rotation)  :: roton {m}
rotor {n} (a rotating part of a mechanical device)  :: rotor {m}
rotten {adj} (mean)  :: mauvais
rotten {adj} /ˈɹɑtn̩/ (decayed, gone bad)  :: pourri
Rottweiler {n} (breed of dog)  :: rottweiler {m}
rotula {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap  ::
rotund {adj} /ˈrōˌtənd/ (Having a round or spherical shape)  :: rond {m}
rotund {adj} (Round in body shape)  :: rond {m}
roué {n} (A debauched or lecherous person)  :: roué {m}
Rouen {prop} (a city in France)  :: Rouen
rouge {n} /ˈɹuːʒ/ (blush) SEE: blush  ::
rough {adj} (approximate)  :: approximatif {m}
rough {adj} (crude, unrefined)  :: brut {m}
rough {adj} (difficult)  :: difficile {m} {f}
rough {adj} /ɹʌf/ (not smooth)  :: rude, rugueux, brut {m}
rough {adj}  :: rugueux
rough {adj} (violent)  :: brutal {m}
rough {v} (to create in approximate form)  :: ébaucher
rough {v} (to physically assault)  :: malmener, brutaliser
rough breathing {n} (Ancient Greek diacritical mark)  :: esprit rude {m}
rough-hew {v} (cut or shape something roughly)  :: dégrossir
rough-legged buzzard {n} (Buteo lagopus)  :: buse pattue {f}
roughly {adv} (approximately) SEE: approximately  ::
roughly {adv} /ˈɹʌf.li/ (in a rough manner)  :: rudement
roughly {adv} (unevenly)  :: approximativement
roughy {n} (orange roughy) SEE: orange roughy  ::
roulette {n} (game of chance)  :: roulette {f}
round {adj} /ˈɹaʊnd/ (circular or cylindrical)  :: rond
round {adj} (complete, not lacking)  :: complet {m}
round {adj} (of a number that has been rounded off)  :: arrondi
round {adj} (plump)  :: rond {m}, ronde {f}
round {adj} (pronounced with the mouth in the shape of an "O")  :: arrondi
round {adj} (spherical)  :: rond
round {adv} (around) SEE: around  ::
round {n} (circular object)  :: rond {m}
round {n} (circular or repetitious route)  :: ronde {f}
round {n} (golf etc: way around the course)  :: tour {m}
round {n} (individual ammunition shell)  :: coup {m}
round {n} (outburst)  :: éclat {m}
round {n} (segment of a sport event)  :: round {m}
round {n} (serving)  :: tournée {f}
round {n} (song)  :: canon {m}
round {n} (stage of a sports competition)  :: épreuve {f}
round {prep} (around) SEE: around  ::
roundabout {n} (children's play apparatus which rotates around a central axis when pushed)  :: tourniquet {m}
roundabout {n} (fairground carousel)  :: manège {m}
roundabout {n} (road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island)  :: rond-point {m}, giratoire {m} [Switzerland]
roundel {n}  :: cocarde
roundel {n} (heraldry: a circular spot; a charge in the form of a small coloured circle )  :: of tincture: tourteau {m}; of metal: besant {m}
round of applause {n} (outburst of clapping)  :: salve d'applaudissements {f}
roundoff {n} (roundoff, a gymnastics move)  :: rondade {f}
round table {n} (conference)  :: table ronde {f}
round the clock {adv} (24 hours per day) SEE: around the clock  ::
round trip {n} (a trip from one destination to another and then returning to the starting location)  :: aller-retour {m}
round up {v} ( to collect or gather (something) together)  :: rassembler, réunir, cueillir
round up {v} (to round up a number)  :: arrondir
rouse {v} /ˈɹaʊz/ (to wake)  :: éveiller
rout {n} (large evening party)  :: raout {m}
route {n} (passing, course, road)  :: route {f}
route {n} /ɹuːt/ (course or way traveled)  :: route {f}, chemin {m}
router {n} /ˈɹaʊtɚ/ (a device that connects local area networks to form a larger internet)  :: routeur
router {n} /ˈɹaʊtɚ/ (power tool)  :: défonçeuse
routine {adj} (regular; habitual)  :: de routine
routine {n} (computing: set of instructions designed to perform a specific task)  :: routine {f}
routine {n} /ruːˈtiːn/ (course of action to be followed regularly; a standard procedure)  :: routine {f}
routine {n} (set of normal procedures, often performed mechanically)  :: routine {f}
routine {n} (set piece of an entertainer's act)  :: routine {f}, numéro
Rovaniemi {prop} (city)  :: Rovaniemi
Rovno {prop} (Rivne) SEE: Rivne  ::
row {n} (in a table)  :: ligne {f}
row {n} /ɹoʊ/ (line of objects)  :: ligne {f}, rang {m}, rangée {f}
row {v} (transitive:to propel over water using oars)  :: ramer
rowan {n} /roʊən/ (Sorbus aucuparia)  :: sorbier des oiseleurs {f}
rowan {n} (tree or shrub of the genus Sorbus)  :: sorbier {f}, alisier {f}
rowboat {n} (small boat that is rowed)  :: bateau à rames {m}, barque {f}
rowdy {adj} (rough and disorderly)  :: chahuteur {m}, chahuteuse {f}
row house {n} (rowhouse) SEE: rowhouse  ::
rowhouse {n} (house)  :: maison mitoyenne {f}, maisons en bande {f-p}
rowing {n} (action of the verb "to row")  :: aviron {m}, canotage {m}
rowing {n} (the sport)  :: aviron {m}
rowing boat {n} (rowboat) SEE: rowboat  ::
Roxana {prop} (female given name)  :: Roxane
Roxana {prop} (the wife of Alexander the Great)  :: Roxane
Roxanne {prop} (female given name) SEE: Roxana  ::
Roya {prop}  :: Roya {f}
royal {adj} (majestic) SEE: majestic  ::
royal {adj} /ˈrɔɪəl/ (of or relating to a monarch or their family)  :: royal
royal {n} (of mast and sail)  :: cacatois
Royal Canadian Mounted Police {prop} (the federal and national police force of Canada)  :: Gendarmerie Royale du Canada
royal family {n} (family of ruling sovereign)  :: famille royale {f}
royal flush {n} (ace high straight with all cards the same suit)  :: quinte flush royale {f}
royal jelly {n} (substance secreted by bees)  :: gelée royale {f}
royally {adv} (in a royal manner)  :: royalement
Royal Navy {prop} (British navy)  :: Royal Navy, marine britannique
royalty {n} (a payment)  :: royalty {f}, redevance {f}
royalty {n} /ˈɹɔɪəlti/ (rank, status, etc. of a monarch)  :: règne {m}
royal we {n} (plural used by a sovereign)  :: nous de majesté {m}
Roy G. Biv {prop} (mnemonic)  :: VIBUJOR
rozzer {n} ((slang) police officer)  :: flic {m}, poulet {m}, keuf [verlan]
RPG {initialism} (role-playing game)  :: JdR {m}
-rrhea {suffix} (flowing)  :: -rrhée {f}
résumé {n} (CV) SEE: curriculum vitae  ::
résumé {n} /ˈɹɛz.ə.meɪ/ (summary)  :: résumé {m}
RSVP {initialism} (initialism meaning reply please)  :: R.S.V.P.
RTFM {initialism} (Abbreviation of Read the fucking manual)  :: LLFM (lis le foutu manuel)
rub {n} /ɹʌb/ (act of rubbing)  :: friction {f}
rub {v} (to move one object while maintaining contact with another object over some area)  :: frotter
rubber {n} /ˈɹʌbɚ/ (pliable material derived from the sap of the rubber tree)  :: caoutchouc {m}
rubber {n} (condom)  :: capote {f}, [Quebec] condom {m}
rubber {n} (eraser)  :: gomme {f}
rubber {n} (not covered by funds)  :: chèque en bois {m}
rubber {n} (synthetic materials with the same properties)  :: gomme {f}
rubber band {n} (elastic band) SEE: elastic band  ::
rubberneck {n} (tourist) SEE: tourist  ::
rubber stamp {n} (piece of rubber to make an imprint)  :: tampon {m}
rubber tree {n} (Hevea brasiliensis)  :: hévéa {m}
rubbery {adj} (relating to or resembling rubber)  :: caoutchouteux
rubbish {adj} /ˈrʌbɪʃ/ (exceedingly bad; awful; terrible; crappy)  :: pourri
rubbish {interj} (expresses that what was recently said is untruth or nonsense)  :: n'importe quoi
rubbish {n} (fragments of buildings; ruins; debris)  :: décombres {m-p}
rubbish {n} (garbage, junk, refuse, waste)  :: ordures {f-p}, déchets {m-p}
rubbish {n} (nonsense)  :: absurdités {f-p}, inepties {f-p}
rubbish bag {n} (plastic bag for the disposal of household waste) SEE: garbage bag  ::
rubbish bin {n} (garbage can) SEE: garbage can  ::
rubbish in, rubbish out {proverb} (garbage in, garbage out) SEE: garbage in, garbage out  ::
rubble {n} /ˈrʌb.əl/ (the broken remains of an object, usually rock or masonry)  :: décombres {m-p}, débris {m}
rube {n} /ruːb/ (person of rural heritage; a yokel)  :: plouc {m}
rubella {n} (disease caused by the Rubella virus infecting the respiratory tract)  :: rubéole {f}
rubeola {n} /ɹuˈbi.oʊ.la/ (measles) SEE: measles  ::
rubidium {n} /ˌɹʊuˈbɪd.iː.ʌm/ (element with atomic number 37)  :: rubidium {m}
Rubik's cube {n} (cubical mechanical puzzle)  :: Rubik’s Cube {m}, Cube de Rubik {m}
rub it in {v} (add insult to injury)  :: retourner le fer dans la plaie, en rajouter
ruble {n} (Russian monetary unit)  :: rouble {m}
rub out {v} (delete or erase by rubbing)  :: effacer
rub salt in the wound {v} (to make an injury feel worse)  :: remuer le couteau dans la plaie
ruby {n} /ˈɹuːbi]/ (type of gem)  :: rubis {m}
rucksack {n} (a bag carried on the back )  :: sac à dos {m}
ruckus {n} (A noisy disturbance and/or commotion)  :: chahut {m}
ruckus {n} (A row, fight)  :: grabuge {m}, commotion {f}
ruction {n} /ˈɹʌk.ʃən/ (noisy quarrel or fight)  :: rixe
rudd {n} /rʌd/ (fish Scardinius erythropthalmus)  :: rotengle {m}
rudder {n} /ˈɹʌdɚ/ (underwater vane used to steer a vessel)  :: gouvernail {m}
ruddy {adj} /ˈɹʌdi/ (reddish)  :: rougeâtre
rude {adj} /ruːd/ (bad-mannered)  :: impoli, malpoli
rudeness {n} (Property of being rude)  :: impolitesse {f}
rudiment {n} (biology: body part that has no function left)  :: rudiment {m}
rudiment {n} /ˈruːdɪmənt/ (fundamental principle or skill)  :: rudiment {m}
rudiment {n} (sthg in undeveloped form)  :: rudiment {m}
rudimentary {adj} (basic; minimal)  :: rudimentaire
rudimentary {adj} /ˌɹuːdɪˈmɛntəɹi/ (of or relating to rudiments)  :: rudimentaire
Rudolph {prop} (male given name)  :: Rodolphe
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer {prop} (the red-nosed reindeer)  :: Rodolphe le renne au nez rouge
rue {n} /ruː/ (any of various perennial shrubs)  :: rue odorante {f}, herbe de grâce {f}, Herbe à la belle Fille {f}
ruff {n} (collar)  :: fraise
ruff {n} /ɹʌf/ (fish of the genus Gymnocephalus) SEE: ruffe  ::
ruff {v} (play a trump card) SEE: trump  ::
ruffe {n} (fish of the genus Gymnocephalus)  :: grémille {f}
ruffed grouse {n} (game bird)  :: gélinotte huppée {f}
ruffian {n} /ˈrʌfiən/ (scoundrel, rascal)  :: rufian, voyou, brute
ruffle {n} (strip of fabric)  :: falbala {m}
ruffle {v} (to curl or flute)  :: ébouriffer
rufous-capped antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus ruficapillus)  :: batara à tête rousse
rufous-tailed hawk {n} (Buteo ventralis)  :: buse de Patagonie {f}
rufous-vented ground-cuckoo {n} (Neomorphus geoffroyi)  :: géocoucou de Geoffroy {m}
rufous-winged antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus torquatus)  :: batara à ailes rousses
rug {n} /rʌɡ/ (partial floor covering)  :: tapis
rugby {n} /ˈɹʌɡbi/ (a sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball)  :: rugby {m}
rugby league {n} (version of rugby football)  :: rugby à XIII {m}
rugby sevens {n} (a sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball)  :: rugby à sept {m}
rugby union {n} (form of rugby)  :: rugby à XV {m}
rugged {adj} (harsh, austere)  :: sévère {m} {f}
rugged {adj} (not neat or regular)  :: irrégulier {m}
rugged {adj} /ˈrʌɡɪd/ (broken into sharp points)  :: rugueux {m}
rugged {adj} (sour, surly)  :: hargneux {m}
rugged {adj} (stormy, turbulent)  :: turbulent, tempétueux {m}
rugged {adj} (vigorous, robust)  :: robuste, solide
rugged {adj} (violent, rude)  :: rude {m} {f}, violent {m}
ruin {n} (something which leads to serious troubles)  :: ruine {f}
ruin {n} (the state of being a ruin, destroyed or decayed)  :: ruine {f}
ruin {n} /ˈɹuːɪn/ (remains of destroyed construction)  :: ruine {f}
ruin {v} (to cause the ruin of)  :: ruiner
ruin {v} (to destroy)  :: abîmer, foutre en l'air [colloquial], ruiner [colloquial], massacrer
ruin {v} (to spoil)  :: gâcher, foutre en l'air [colloquial], plomber, ruiner
ruination {n} (act of ruining)  :: ruination
ruination {n} (state of being ruined)  :: ruination
ruinous {adj} (destructive)  :: ruineux
ruinously {adv} (in a way that will cause ruin)  :: ruineusement
rule {n} (regulation)  :: règle {f}
rule {n} (straight-edge) SEE: ruler  ::
rule {v} (to regulate, be in charge of, make decisions for, reign over)  :: gouverner, régler
rule of law {n} (The doctrine that no individual is above the law)  :: état de droit {m}
rule of thumb {n} (a general guideline rather than a strict rule)  :: règle générale {f}
rule out {v} (to cross out)  :: barrer, biffer
rule out {v} (to disallow)  :: exclure
rule out {v} (to make something impossible)  :: exclure, interdire
rule out {v} (to reject from list of possibilities)  :: écarter, éliminer, exclure
ruler {n} (person who rules or governs)  :: dirigeant {m}, chef {m}
ruler {n} /ˈɹuːlɚ/ (measuring or drawing device)  :: règle {f}
rulership {n} /ˈruːlə(r)ʃɪp/ (where one rules over others)  :: pouvoir, dominance
rules are made to be broken {proverb} (it is acceptable to break rules)  :: les règles sont faites pour être transgressées
ruling {adj} (that rules)  :: au pouvoir, régnant
ruling {n} (an order or a decision on a point of law from someone in authority)  :: décision, arrêt
ruling pen {n} (a drawing instrument)  :: tire-ligne {m}
rum {n} /ɹʌm/ (distilled spirit)  :: rhum {m}
rumba {n} (dance)  :: rumba {f}
rumble {n} (low, heavy, continuous sound)  :: borborygme {m} (stomach), gargouillement {m} (stomach), grondement {m} (thunder)
rumble {v} (to make a low pitched noise)  :: gronder
rumen {n} (first stomach of ruminants)  :: panse {f}, rumen {m}
ruminant {n} /ˈɹuːmɪnənt/ (artiodactyl ungulate mammal which chews cud)  :: ruminant {m}, ruminante {f}
ruminate {v} /ˈruməneɪt/ (to chew cud)  :: ruminer
ruminate {v} (to meditate)  :: ruminer
rumination {n} (act of ruminating)  :: rumination {f}
rummage {v} /ˈɹʌm.ɪdʒ/ (to search something which contains many items)  :: fouiller
rummage {v} (to hastily search for)  :: fouiller
rummage {v} (to search something thoroughly and with disregard)  :: fouiller
rummage sale {n} (informal sale)  :: kermesse {f}
rummy {n} (card game)  :: rami {m}
rumor {n} /ˈɹumɚ/ (statement or claim from no known reliable source)  :: rumeur {f}, bruit {m}
rumor has it {phrase} (rumour has it) SEE: rumour has it  ::
rumour has it {phrase} (there is a rumor that...)  :: il parait (que...), le bruit court (que...), on dit (que...)
rump {n} (the buttocks)  :: croupe {f}
rump {n} (the hindquarters of an animal)  :: croupe {f}
Rumpelstiltskin {prop} (the fairy tale)  :: Grigrigredinmenufretin {m}
Rumpelstiltskin {prop} (the fictional dwarf)  :: Grigrigredinmenufretin {m}, Barbichu {m}, Broumpristoche {m}, Outroupistache {m}, Perlimpinpin {m}, Tracassin
rumple {v} (to make wrinkled)  :: froisser
rump state {n} (state that is the remnant of a previous, larger one)  :: état croupion {m}
rumpus {n} (noise and confusion)  :: conflit {m}, confusion {f}, divergence {f}
run {n} (gallop)  :: galoper
run {n} (the act of running)  :: courir
run {v} /ɹʌn/ (to move quickly on two feet)  :: courir
run {v} (of a machine, to be operating normally)  :: marcher
run {v} (to flow)  :: s'écouler, couler
run {v} (to smuggle illegal goods) SEE: smuggle  ::
run after {v} (chase)  :: courir après
run after {v} (effort to win someone's affections)  :: courir après
run aground {v} (to be immobilized by shallow water)  :: échouer
run amok {v} (run amok)  :: perdre le contrôle, [informal] péter un câble
run away {v} (to flee by running)  :: s'enfuir
rundown {adj} (run-down) SEE: run-down  ::
rune {n} /ruːn/ (a letter or character)  :: rune {f}
runestone {n} (stone with a runic inscription)  :: pierre runique {f}
rung {n} /ɹʌŋ/ (ladder step)  :: barreau {m}
runic {adj} /ˈruːnɪk/ (of, pertaining to, or written using runes)  :: runique
runiform {adj} /ˈɹuːnɪfɔːm/ (resembling or in the form of runes)  :: runiforme
Réunion {prop} (Overseas department of France)  :: Réunion
runner {n} (mechanical part intended for wheels to run on or to slide against another surface)  :: coulisse {f}, glissière {f}
runner {n} /ˈɹʌnɚ/ (somebody who runs, who moves at a fast pace)  :: coureur {m}, coureuse {f}
runner-up {n} (the person who finishes second)  :: vice-champion {m}
running board {n} (step under the car door)  :: marchepied {m}
running dog {n} (lackey) SEE: lackey  ::
run of luck {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak  ::
run-of-the-mill {adj} (ordinary)  :: ordinaire {m} {f}, ordinaires {p}
runology {n} (study of runes)  :: runologie {f}
run out {v} (to expire, to come to an end)  :: venir à expiration, toucher à sa fin
run out {v} (to use up)  :: épuiser, être à court
run out the clock {v} (preserve a lead in a game by retaining possession)  :: jouer la montre
runs {n} (diarrhea)  :: courante {f}
run scared {v} (to try everything to avoid defeat)  :: courir en fuite
runt {n} (the smallest or the weakest animal of a litter or a pack)  :: avorton {m}, jsakdlv
run through {v} (flow through an area)  :: arroser (lit., to water)
run through {v} (go through by running)  :: parcourir
run through {v} (impale a person)  :: embrocher
runway {n}  :: piste {f}
runway {n} (platform for fashion shows)  :: podium {m}, passerelle {f}
runway {n} /ˈrʌnweɪ/ (an airstrip, a usually paved section on which planes land or take off)  :: piste, piste d'atterrissage [landing strip]
rupee {n} (monetary currency)  :: roupie {f}
Rupelian {prop} (subdivision of the Oligocene epoch)  :: Rupélien
rupture {n} /ˈɹʌptʃə/ (burst or split)  :: rupture {f}
rural {adj} (pertaining to less-populated, non-urban areas)  :: rural
Ruritanian {adj} /ˌɹʊɹ.ɪˈteɪ.ni.ən/ (of or having the characteristics of adventure, romance, and intrigue)  :: chimérique
Ruritanian {adj} (used to describe a fictitious and generic foreign government or person)  :: Poldavie , Syldavie , Bordurie
Ruritanian {n} (person from the fictional land of Ruritania)  :: huron , persan
Rus {prop} /ruːs/ (people)  :: Rus' {f}, Rus {f}
rusa deer {n} (Cervus timorensis)  :: Cerf rusa
ruse {n} (guile)  :: ruse {f}
ruse {n} /ruːz/ (trick)  :: ruse {f}
rush {n} (haste)  :: hâte {f}
rush {n} (onslaught) SEE: onslaught  ::
rush {n} (plant)  :: jonc {m}
rush {v} (hurry)  :: se dépêcher, se hâter
rushes {n} (cinematography)  :: rushes {m-p}, épreuve de tournage {f}
rush hour {n} (times of day when traffic jams are commonplace, principally due to commuting)  :: heure de pointe {f}
Rusian {adj} (related to the Rus (people))  :: ruthénien
rusk {n} /ɹʌsk/ ( light, soft bread, often toasted or crisped in an oven)  :: biscotte, biscotin
Russia {prop} /ˈɹʌ.ʃə/ (country in Asia and Europe)  :: Russie {f}
Russian {adj} (of or pertaining to Rus)  :: ruthénien
Russian {adj} (of or pertaining to Russia)  :: russe {m} {f}
Russian {n} (ethnic Russian)  :: Russe {m} {f}
Russian {n} /ˈrʌʃ(ə)n/ (a person from Russia)  :: Russe {m} {f}
Russian {prop} (the Russian language)  :: russe {m}, langue russe {f}, langue de Tolstoï {f}
Russian bar {n} (gymnastics-style beam held by two porters)  :: barre russe {f}
Russian doll {n} (wooden doll)  :: poupée russe {f}, matriochka {f}
Russian Empire {prop} (state)  :: Empire russe {m}, Empire de Russie {m}
Russian Federation {prop} (Russia)  :: Fédération Russe {f}
Russianness {n} (quality of being Russian)  :: russité {f}
Russian Orthodox Church {prop} (Russian Orthodox Church)  :: Église orthodoxe de Russie {f}
Russian oven {n} (a type of oven)  :: petchka {f}
Russian roulette {prop} (deadly game with revolver and random spinning)  :: roulette russe {f}
Russicist {n} (a scholar who specializes in the study of the Russian language)  :: russiste {m} {f}
russification {n} (cultural russification)  :: russification {f}
Russki {n} /ˈɹʌs.ki/ (alternative term for Russian (derogatory))  :: ruskov, russkoff, russkof, ruskoff, ruskof
Russo- {prefix} (relating to Russia or Russian)  :: russo-
Russo-Japanese {adj} (Of or pertaining to both Russia and Japan)  :: russo-japonais {m}
Russophilia {n} (a strong interest in the country, culture, or people of Russia)  :: russophilie {f}
Russophobia {n} (the fear of Russia or Russian)  :: russophobie {f}
Russophone {adj} (Russian-speaking)  :: russophone
Russophone {n} (someone who speaks Russian)  :: russophone {m} {f}
rust {n} /rʌst/ (result of oxidation)  :: rouille {f}
rust {v} (to oxidise)  :: rouiller, oxyder
rustle {n} (soft, crackling sound)  :: bruissement {m}, froufrou {m}
rusty {adj} (affected by rust)  :: rouillé
rusty {adj} (lacking recent experience, out of practice)  :: rouillé {m}
rusty {adj}  :: rouillé {m}, rouillée {f}
rusty-spotted cat {n} (Prionailurus rubiginosus)  :: chat rubigineux {m}
rut {n} (fixed routine, procedure, line of conduct, thought or feeling)  :: ornière {f}, voie de garage {f}
rut {n} (furrow, groove, or track worn in the ground)  :: ornière {f}
rut {n} (sexual desire or oestrus)  :: rut {m}
rut {v} (make a furrow)  :: sillonner
rut {v} (To be in the annual rut)  :: être en rut
rutabaga {n} /ˈrutəˌbeɪɡə/ (edible root)  :: rutabaga {m}
Ruth {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: livre de Ruth {m}
Ruth {prop} (female given name)  :: Ruth {f}
Ruthenia {prop} (alternative name of Rus, see also: Rus)  :: Ruthénie {f}
ruthenium {n} (chemical element)  :: ruthénium {m}
rutherfordium {n} (chemical element)  :: rutherfordium {m}
ruthless {adj} /ˈɹuːθləs/ (without pity or compassion)  :: impitoyable {m} {f}
ruthlessly {adv} /ˈruːθ.ləs.li/ (in a ruthless manner)  :: impitoyablement, sans foi ni loi, cruellement, sadiquement, inhumainement, tenacement
rutile {n} (the most frequent of the three polymorphs of titanium dioxide)  :: rutile
Ruy Lopez {n} (a common chess opening)  :: partie espagnole {f}
Rwanda {prop} (Rwandese Republic)  :: Ruanda {m}, Rwanda {m}
Rwandan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Rwanda, the Rwandan people or language)  :: rwandais
Rwandan {n} (A person from Rwanda or of Rwandan descent)  :: Rwandais, Rouandais {m}
Ryazan {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Riazan {m}
rye {n} /ɹaɪ/ (the grass Secale cereale or its grains as food)  :: seigle {m}
rye {n} (carraway) SEE: carraway  ::
rye {n} (rye bread) SEE: rye bread  ::
rye {n} (ryegrass) SEE: ryegrass  ::
rye {n} (rye whisky) SEE: rye whisky  ::
ryegrass {n}  :: ivraie {f}
Ryūkyū {prop} (Ryukyu) SEE: Ryukyu  ::
ryokan {n} (a traditional Japanese hotel)  :: ryokan {m}
Rzeczpospolita {prop} (Poland) SEE: Poland  ::
Rzeczpospolita {prop} (Republic of Poland) SEE: Republic of Poland  ::
Rzeczpospolita {prop} /ʒɛt͡ʃˌpɒspəˈlaitə/ (the Polish state)  :: Rzeczpospolita {f}