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Saami {prop} (Saami language)  :: same
Saar {prop} (river in France and Germany)  :: Sarre {f}
Saaremaa {prop} (island and county)  :: Sarema
Saarland {prop} (state)  :: Sarre
Sabbatarian {n} (seventh-day Sabbatarian, Sabbath-keeper, Saturday-keeper)  :: sabbataire {m} {f}, sabbatiste {m} {f}
Sabbatarianism {n} /sabəˈtɛːɹɪənɪzm̩/ (Sabbath observance, Sabbathkeeping)  :: sabbatisme {m}
Sabbath {prop} (Muslim Friday)  :: vendredi {m}
Sabbath {prop} /ˈsæbəθ/ (Biblical seventh day)  :: sabbat {m}, shabbat {m}, chabbat {m}
Sabbath {prop} (Sunday)  :: dimanche {m}
Sabbath {prop} (witches' Sabbath)  :: sabbat {m}, esba
Sabbath-day {n} (Sabbath day, Sabbath-day, day of the Sabbath)  :: jour du sabbat {m}, jour du Sabbat {m}, jour du shabbat {m}, jour du Shabbat {m}, jour du chabbat {m}, jour du Chabbat {m}, jour du schabbat {m}, jour du Schabbat {m}
sabbatical {adj} (relating to the Sabbath)  :: sabbatique
sabbatical {n} (extended period of leave)  :: année sabbatique {f}
sabbatize {v} (to sanctify, keep or observe the Sabbath, as the Sabbath)  :: sabbatiser, sanctifier le sabbat, observer le sabbat, célébrer le sabbat
sabella {n} (seaworm of genus Sabella)  :: sabelle {f}
saber {n} (sabre) SEE: sabre  ::
saber-toothed tiger {n} (sabre-toothed tiger) SEE: sabre-toothed tiger  ::
sable {adj} (of black colour on a coat of arms)  :: sable
sable {n} (heraldic colour)  :: sable
sable {n} /ˈseɪbəl/ (animal)  :: zibeline {f}, martre {f}
sabotage {n} (deliberate action of subversion, obstruction, disruption, destruction)  :: sabotage {m}
sabotage {v} (deliberate destruction to prevent success)  :: saboter
saboteur {n} (a person who intentionally causes the destruction of property)  :: saboteur {m}
sabre {n} /ˈseɪ.bə(ɹ)/ (light sword, sharp along the front edge, part of the back edge, and at the point)  :: sabre {m}
sabre-toothed tiger {n} (prehistoric cat)  :: chat à dents de sabre {m}
saccade {n} (act of checking a horse with a single pull of the reins)  :: saccade {f}
saccade {n} (rapid jerky movement of the eye)  :: saccade {f}
saccade {n} /səˈkɑːd/ (sudden jerk)  :: saccade {f}
saccharide {n} /ˈsæk.ə.ɹaɪd/ (the unit structure of carbohydrates, of general formula CnH2nOn)  :: [formally] saccharide {m}
saccharification {n} (hydrolysis of soluble polysaccharides)  :: saccharification {f}, saccarification {f}
saccharify {v} (convert soluble polysaccharides)  :: saccharifier
saccharin {n} /ˈsækəɹɪn/ (white crystalline powder)  :: saccharine {f}
sac fungus {n} (fungus of the phylum Ascomycota) SEE: ascomycete  ::
sachet {n} (cheesecloth bag of herbs and/or spices)  :: sachet {m}
sachet {n} (small, sealed packet)  :: sachet {m}
sack {n} (booty obtained by pillage)  :: butin {m}
sack {n} (colloquial: bed)  :: lit {m}, pieu {m}
sack {n} (informal: dismissal from employment)  :: paquet {m}
sack {n} /sæk/ (bag for commodities or items)  :: sac {m}
sack {n} (the plunder and pillaging of a city)  :: sac {m}
sack {v} (colloquial: to go to sleep)  :: coucher
sack {v} (informal: to remove from a job or position)  :: virer
sack {v} (to plunder)  :: saccager
sackbut {n} (brass instrument)  :: sacqueboute {f}
sackcloth {n} (cloth)  :: toile à sac {f}
sacral {adj} ((anatomy) of the sacrum)  :: sacral
sacral {adj} (sacred)  :: sacral
sacrament {n} (sacred act or ceremony)  :: sacrement {m}
sacramental {n} (an object or action which spiritually aids its faithful users)  :: sacramental
Sacramento {prop} (Sacramento, the capital city of California)  :: Sacramento
sacré bleu {interj} (interjection)  :: sacrebleu, sacre bleu
sacred {adj} /ˈseɪkrɪd/ (made holy)  :: sacré, saint
sacred baboon {n} (Papio hamadryas) SEE: hamadryas  ::
sacred cow {n} (something which cannot be tampered with)  :: monstre sacré
sacredize {v} (to make sacred) SEE: sacralize  ::
sacrifice {n} (something sacrificed)  :: sacrifice {m}
sacrifice {v} /ˈsækɹɪfaɪs/ (to offer as a gift to a deity)  :: sacrifier
sacrifice {v} (to give away something valuable in order to gain something else of value)  :: sacrifier
sacrificial {adj} /ˈsæk.ɹɪ.fɪʃ.əl/ (relating to sacrifice)  :: sacrificiel
sacrilege {n} (desecration, profanation, misuse or violation of something sacred)  :: sacrilège {m}
sacrilegious {adj} /sæk.ɹəˈlɪdʒ.əs/ (committing sacrilege)  :: sacrilège
sacrilegiously {adv} (in a sacrilegious manner)  :: sacrilégement
sacristan {n} (person who maintains the sacristy)  :: sacristain {m}, sacristaine {f}
sacristy {n} (room in a church)  :: sacristie
sacrosanct {adj} (sacred)  :: sacro-saint, sacrosaint
sacrosanct {adj}  :: sacrosaint {m}, sacro-saint {m}
sacrosanct {adj} /ˈsæk.ɹoʊˌsæŋkt/ (beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable)  :: sacro-saint {m}, sacrosaint {m}
sacrum {n} (bone at the base of the spine)  :: sacrum {m}
sad {adj} (causing sorrow, lamentable)  :: triste
sad {adj} (dialect: soggy) SEE: soggy  ::
sad {adj} /sæd/ (feeling sorrow)  :: triste
Saïda {prop} (port city in Lebanon) SEE: Sidon  ::
sadden {v} /ˈsædən/ (make sad or unhappy)  :: attrister
saddle {n} (harness saddle on an animal)  :: sellette {f}
saddle {n} (seat on a bicycle etc)  :: selle {f}
saddle {n} (seat on an animal)  :: selle {f}
saddle {v} (to put a saddle on)  :: seller
saddlecloth {n}  :: chabraque {f}
saddlemaker {n} (saddler) SEE: saddler  ::
saddle point {n} (geometry)  :: point col {m}
saddler {n} (skilled trade)  :: sellier {m}, bourrelier
sadism {n} (deliberate cruelty)  :: sadisme {m}
sadism {n} (enjoyment of inflicting pain)  :: sadisme {m}
sadism {n} (sexual gratification)  :: sadisme {m}
sadist {n} /ˈseɪdɪst/ (one who derives pleasure through cruelty or pain to others)  :: sadique {m} {f}, sadiste {m} {f}
sadistic {adj} (of behaviour)  :: sadique
sadistic {adj} /səˈdɪstɪk/ (of a person)  :: sadique
sadly {adv} /ˈsadli/ (in a sad manner)  :: malheureusement {f-p}
sadly {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately  ::
sadness {n} (state/emotion)  :: tristesse {f}
sadomasochism {n} (practices of sadism and masochism collectively)  :: sadomasochisme {m}
sad to say {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately  ::
safari {n} /səˈfɑː(ɹ).i/ (a trip into any undeveloped area)  :: safari {m}
safe {adj} (baseball: in the base)  :: sauf {m}
safe {adj} (free from risk)  :: sans danger, sûr
safe {adj} (not in danger from a specified source of harm)  :: convenir à ..., ne pas craindre ..., résister à ...
safe {adj} (properly secured)  :: en sécurité, à l'abri, en lieu sûr
safe {adj} (providing protection from danger)  :: sûr
safe {adj} /seɪf/ (not in danger)  :: en sécurité, [no longer in danger] sauf
safe {n} (box in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping)  :: coffre-fort {m}, coffre {m}
safe and sound {adj} (having come to no harm)  :: sain et sauf {m}, saine et sauve {f}
safe-conduct {n} (document)  :: sauf-conduit {m}
safe mode {n} ((computing) troubleshooting mode)  :: mode de sécurité {m}
safe sex {n} (sexual activity that minize risks)  :: sécuri-sexe {m}
safety {n} (condition or feeling of being safe)  :: sécurité {f}, sûreté {f}
safety {n}  :: sûreté {f}
safety belt {n} (a belt hat attaches a person to an immovable object for safety)  :: ceinture de sécurité {f}
safety pin {n} (pin, in the form of a clasp)  :: épingle de sûreté {f}
safety valve {n} (a relief valve set to open at a pressure below that at which a container would burst)  :: soupape de sécurité
saffron {n} (colour)  :: safran
saffron {n} (plant)  :: safran
saffron {n} (spice)  :: safran
sagapenum {n} (bitter gum)  :: sagapénum {m}
sage {adj} (wise)  :: sage
sage {n} (plant)  :: sauge {f}
sage {n} (wise person)  :: sage {m}
saggar {n} /ˈsæɡ.əɹ/ (ceramic container)  :: gazette {f}
Sagitta {prop} (constellation)  :: Flèche {f}
Sagittarius {n} (Someone with a Sagittarius star sign)  :: Sagittaire
Sagittarius {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Sagittaire
Sagittarius {prop} /sædʒɪˈtɛrɪəs/ (constellation)  :: Sagittaire {m}
sago {n} (a powdered starch obtained from certain palms used as a food thickener)  :: sagou {m}
sagum {n} (cloak)  :: sayon {m}
Sahara {prop} /səˈhɛərə/ (desert)  :: Sahara {m}
Saharan {adj} (related to the Sahara desert)  :: saharien {m}
Sahrawi {n} /səˈrɑːwi/ (a person from Western Sahara)  :: Sahraoui {m} {f}
said {determiner} (mentioned earlier)  :: ledit
said and done {adj} (agreed to and accomplished or finished)  :: dit et fait
saiga {n} (antelope)  :: saïga {m}
Saigon {prop} (Ho Chi Minh City) SEE: Ho Chi Minh City  ::
sail {n} (a tower-like structure found on the topside of a submarine)  :: massif {m}
sail {n} (a trip in a boat)  :: balade en mer {f}, balade en voilier {f}
sail {n} (floating organ of siphonophores)  :: flotteur {m}, pneumatophore {m}
sail {n} (power harnessed by sails)  :: voile {f}
sail {n} (sailfish) SEE: sailfish  ::
sail {n} /seɪl/ (a piece of fabric attached to a boat)  :: voile {f}
sail {n} (the blade of a windmill)  :: aile {f}
sail {v} (to move briskly and gracefully through the air)  :: voler
sail {v} (to ride in a boat, especially sailboat)  :: [intransitive] voguer, [transitive] gouverner, faire du bateau, faire de la voile
sailboat {n} (a boat propelled by sails)  :: cotre {m}, voilier {m}
sailcloth {n} (fabric)  :: toile à voile {f}
sailfish {n} (fish)  :: voilier {m}, espadon-voilier {m}
sailing {n} /ˈseɪlɪŋ/ (motion across water)  :: navigation la voile {f}
sailing ship {n} (type of ship)  :: voilier {m}
sailor {n} /ˈseɪlɚ/ (worker on a ship)  :: matelot {m}, marin {m}
sainfoin {n} /ˈseɪnfɔɪn/ (perennial herbs)  :: sainfoin {m}
saint {n} ((figuratively) a person with positive qualities)  :: saint {m}, sainte {f}
saint {n} /seɪnt/ (person proclaimed as saint)  :: saint {m}, sainte {f}
Saint {n} /seɪnt/ (title given to a saint)  :: Saint {m}
Saint Andrew's cross {n} (cross that has a form of two intersecting oblique bars)  :: croix de saint André {f}, sautoir {m}
Saint Bernard {n} /ˈseɪnt bərˈnɑrd/ (Saint Bernard breed of Dog)  :: saint-bernard {m}
Saint-Denis {prop} (administrative capital of Réunion)  :: Saint-Denis {m}
Saint Gallen {prop} (A canton)  :: Saint-Gall
Saint Gallen {prop} (A city)  :: Saint-Gall
Saint George {prop} (Patron saint of England and several other places)  :: saint Georges {m}
Saint Helena {prop} (island, United Kingdom overseas territory in the Atlantic Ocean)  :: Sainte-Hélène {f}
Saint Helier {prop} (capital of Jersey)  :: Saint-Hélier
Saint Kitts and Nevis {prop} /seɪnt ˌkɪts ænd ˈniː.vɪs/ (A country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint-Christophe-et-Niévès, Saint-Christophe-et-Nevis
Saint Lawrence River {prop} (river)  :: Fleuve Saint-Laurent
Saint Lucia {prop} /seɪnt ˈluː.ʃə/ (country in the Caribbean)  :: Sainte-Lucie [used without the definite article]
Saint-Malo {prop} (city in Brittany)  :: Saint-Malo {m}
Saint Nicholas {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
saintpaulia {n} (African violet) SEE: African violet  ::
Saint Petersburg {prop} (city)  :: Saint-Pétersbourg {m}
Saint-Pierre {prop} (capital of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon)  :: Saint-Pierre
Saint Pierre and Miquelon {prop} (overseas territory of France)  :: Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon {prop} (department of France)  :: Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon
Saint Valentine's Day {prop} (Saint Valentine's Day)  :: Saint-Valentin {f}
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines {prop} /seɪnt ˈvɪnt.sənt ænd ðə ˌɡɹɛn.əˈdiːnz/ (country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint-Vincent-et-Grenadines {f-p}
Saiva {n} (worshiper of Siva or practicer of Shaivism)  :: shivaïte
sake {n} /sɑːkeɪ/ (Japanese rice wine)  :: saké {m}
Sakhalin {prop} (island in Russia)  :: Sakhaline {m}
Sakmarian {n} (subdivision of the Permian period)  :: Sakmarien
sakura {n} (cherry blossom) SEE: cherry blossom  ::
sakura {n} (cherry) SEE: cherry  ::
sakura {n} (cherry tree) SEE: cherry tree  ::
salaam alaikum {interj} (Muslim greeting)  :: as-salam alaykum
salacious {adj} /səˈleɪʃəs/  :: salace
salacity {n} (the state or quality of being salacious)  :: salacité {f}
salad {n} /ˈsæləd/ (a food made primarily of a mixture of raw ingredients, typically vegetables)  :: salade {f}
salad bar {n} (buffet for salad and cold food)  :: saladerie {f}
Salafism {n} (a Sunni Islamic movement)  :: salafisme {m}
Salamanca {prop} (city)  :: Salamanque {f}
Salamanca {prop} (province)  :: Salamanque {f}
salamander {n} /ˈsæləˌmændɚ/ (amphibian)  :: salamandre {f}
salami {n} (sausage)  :: salami {m}
salami tactics {n} (piecemeal removal)  :: tactique du salami {f}
salami technique {n} (reach a goal using small steps)  :: politique du saucissonnage {f}
salary {n} (fixed amount of money paid on monthly or annual basis)  :: salaire {m}
sale {n} (act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder)  :: vente {f}
sale {n} (sale of goods at reduced prices)  :: soldes, liquidation
sale {n} /seɪl/ (exchange of goods or services for currency or credit)  :: vente {f}
saleable {adj} /seɪləbl/ (suitable for sale)  :: vendable
Salekhard {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Salekhard {m}
Salerno {prop} (province)  :: Salerne
Salerno {prop} (town)  :: Salerne
salesman {n} (man whose job it is to sell things)  :: vendeur {m}
salesperson {n} (salesman or saleswoman)  :: vendeur {m}, vendeuse {f}
saleswoman {n} (woman whose occupation is to sell things)  :: vendeuse {f}
salicylic acid {n} (salicylic acid)  :: acide salicylique {m}
salience {n} (highlight; perceptual prominence, or likelihood of being noticed)  :: saillance {f}
salience {n} (relative importance based on context)  :: saillance {f}
salience {n} /ˈseɪlˌɪiɛns/ (condition of being salient)  :: saillance {f}, [psychologie sociale] prégnance {f}
salient {adj} (prominent)  :: saillant
salient {adj} /ˈseɪljənt/ (Worthy of note)  :: pertinent
salient {n} (part of a fortification)  :: saillant, saillie
saline {n} /ˈseɪliːn/ (solution)  :: saline {f}
salineness {n} (salineness) SEE: salinity  ::
saline solution {n} (solution)  :: solution physiologique {f}, sérum physiologique {m}
saliva {n} /səˈlaɪvə/ (liquid secreted into the mouth)  :: salive
salivary {adj} /ˈsælɪˌvɛɹi/ (of or pertaining to saliva)  :: salivaire
salivary gland {n} (Any of exocrine glands producing saliva to break down carbohydrates in food enzymatically)  :: glande salivaire {f}
salivate {v} /ˈsælɪveɪt/ (to produce saliva)  :: saliver
salivate {v} (to show eager anticipation)  :: saliver, baver
salivation {n} (process of producint saliva)  :: salivation
sallet {n} (type of light spherical helmet)  :: salade {f}
sallow {adj} /ˈsæləʊ/ (yellowish)  :: cireux, jaunâtre
sallow {n} (Salix caprea)  :: saule {m}
sally {n} (willow) SEE: willow  ::
Salmanazar {n} (bottle of champagne or Burgundy wine)  :: salmanazar {m}
salmi {n} (stew)  :: salmis {m}
salmon {n} (colour)  :: saumon
salmon {n} /ˈsɑmən/ (fish)  :: saumon {m}
salmonella {n} /ˌsæl.məˈnɛl.ə/ (any of several rod-shaped bacteria, of the genus Salmonella)  :: salmonelle {f}
salmonellosis {n} (disease)  :: salmonellose {f}
salmon trout {n} (rainbow trout) SEE: rainbow trout  ::
salon {n} (beauty salon)  :: salon de coiffure {m}, salon de beauté {m}, institut de beauté
salon {n}  :: salon {m}, salle {f}
salon {n} /səˈlɒn/ (large room)  :: salon {m}
saloon {n} (sedan) SEE: sedan  ::
saloon {n} /səˈlun/ (tavern)  :: saloon
salpinx {n} (Fallopian tube) SEE: Fallopian tube  ::
salsa {n} (dance)  :: salsa {f}
salsa {n} /ˈsɑl.sə/ (spicy tomato sauce)  :: sauce salsa {f}
salsa {n} (style of music)  :: salsa {f}
salt {adj} (saline)  :: salin
salt {adj} (salty)  :: salé
salt {n} (compound of an acid and a base)  :: sel {m}
salt {n} (sailor)  :: loup de mer {m}
salt {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh  ::
salt {n} /sɔlt/ (sodium chloride)  :: sel {m}
salt {v} (to add salt to)  :: saler
salt cellar {n} (container holding salt for use in the kitchen or on a dining table)  :: salière {f}
saltimbanco {n} /sæltɪmˈbæŋkəʊ/ (street performer)  :: saltimbanque
salting {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh  ::
saltire {n} (Saint Andrew's cross) SEE: Saint Andrew's cross  ::
salt marsh {n} (marsh of saline water)  :: marais salants {m-p}
salt of the earth {n} (a decent, dependable person)  :: sel de la Terre {m}
saltpetre {n} (potassium nitrate)  :: salpêtre {m}, salpêtre du Chili {m}, nitre
salt shaker {n} (a small container designed to hold salt and facilitate sprinkling)  :: salière {f}
salt water {n} (any water containing dissolved salt)  :: eau salée {f}
salt water {n} (brine) SEE: brine  ::
salty {adj} /ˈsɒl.ti/ (tasting of salt)  :: salé
salty dog {n} (seadog) SEE: seadog  ::
salubrious {adj} /səˈluː.bɹiː.əs/ (promoting health)  :: salubre
salubrity {n} (The quality of being salubrious)  :: salubrité {f}
Saluki {n} /səˈɫuki/ (Saluki breed of dog)  :: lévrier persan {m}
salutary {adj} /ˈsaljʊtəɹi/  :: bienfaisant, salutaire
salute {v}  :: saluer, faire un salut
Salvadoran {adj} (of or pertaining to El Salvador)  :: salvadorien
Salvadoran {n} (a person from El Salvador)  :: Salvadorien
Salvadorian {adj} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran  ::
Salvadorian {n} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran  ::
salvage {n} (damaged)  :: épave {f}, épaves {f-p}
salvage {n} /ˈsælvɪdʒ/ (the rescue of a ship, its crew or its cargo from a hazardous situation)  :: sauvetage {m}, sauvetages {m-p}
salvage {n} (the compensation paid to the rescuers)  :: récompense {f}, récompenses {f-p}
salvage {n} (the ship, crew or cargo so rescued)  :: rescapé {m}, rescapée {f}, rescapés {m-p}, rescapées {f-p}
salvage {v} (To put to use)  :: recycler
salvage {v} (To rescue)  :: sauver
salvation {n} /sælˈveɪʃən/ (the process of being saved (religion))  :: salut {m}
salvationist {adj} (relating to the doctrine of salvation)  :: salutiste
salvationist {n} (person who adheres to the doctrine of salvation)  :: salutiste {m} {f}
Salvationist {adj} (relating to the activities or doctrines of the Salvation Army)  :: salutiste
Salvationist {n} (member of the Salvation Army)  :: salutiste {m} {f}
salve {n} /sælv/ (ointment, cream or balm)  :: onguent {m}, pommade {f}
salvo {n} /ˈsælvoʊ/ (concentrated fire from pieces of artillery)  :: salve {m}
Salzburg {prop} (capital)  :: Salzbourg {m}
Salzburg {prop} (state)  :: Salzbourg {m}
Samantha {prop} /səˈmænθə/ (female given name)  :: Samantha
samara {n} (winged indehiscent fruit of trees such as the ash, elm or maple)  :: samare {f}
Samara {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Samara {m}
Samaria {prop} (Both city and part of ancient Palestine)  :: Samarie {f}
Samaritan {adj} (of or relating to Samaria or the Samaritans)  :: samaritain {m}, samaritaine {f}
Samaritan {n} /səˈmaɹɪt(ə)n/ (a native or inhabitant of Samaria)  :: Samaritain {m}, Samaritaine {f}
samarium {n} (chemical element)  :: samarium {m}
Samarkand {prop} (city in Uzbekistan)  :: Samarcande {f}
samba {n} (Brazilian ballroom dance)  :: samba {f}
Sambo {prop} (martial art)  :: sambo {m}
same {adj} /seɪm/ (not different as regards self; identical)  :: même {m}
same {adj} (similar, alike)  :: même {m}
same {pron} (something similar, something of the identical type)  :: même {m}
same {pron} (the identical thing)  :: même {m}
same old story {n} (the repetition of an annoying occurrence)  :: métro, boulot, dodo
same sex {n} (the same gender to which one is referring)  :: même sexe {m}
same-sex {adj} (restricted to members of a single sex)  :: de même sexe
same-sex marriage {n} (gay marriage) SEE: gay marriage  ::
same to you {phrase} (I wish to you what you have just wished to me)  :: pareil, idem
Sami {prop} (Sami language)  :: same
samisen {n} /ˈsæmɪsɛn/ (shamisen) SEE: shamisen  ::
samizdat {n} (a samizdat publication)  :: samizdat {m}
samizdat {n} (underground publishing)  :: samizdat {m}
samlaw {n} (pedicab) SEE: pedicab  ::
Samoa {prop} /səˈmoʊ.ə/ (Independent State of Samoa)  :: Samoa
Samoan {adj} (of or pertaining to Samoa)  :: samoan
Samoan {n} (person)  :: Samoan, Samoen {m} [less frequent], Samoën {m} [rare], Samoïen {m} [rare, obsolete]
Samogitia {prop} (Samogitia)  :: Samogitie {f}
Samogitian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the region of Samogitia, or its people)  :: samogitien
Samogitian {prop} (Baltic language spoken in Samogitia)  :: samogitien
samogon {n} (moonshine) SEE: moonshine  ::
Samos {prop} (a prefecture in the eastern part of the Aegean)  :: Samos
Samos {prop} /ˈseɪ.mɒs/ (an island belonging to the Sporades and a city)  :: Samos
Samosata {prop} /səˈmɑːsətə/ (city in Commagene)  :: Samosate
Samothracian {prop} /sæmoʊˈθreɪʃən/ (An inhabitant or a resident of Samothrace)  :: Samothracien {m}, Samothracienne {f}
samovar {n} (metal urn with a spigot, for boiling water for making tea)  :: samovar {m}
sampan {n} (Chinese boat)  :: sampan {m}
samphire {n} (golden samphire)  :: inule fausse criste {f}, inule perce-pierre {f}
samphire {n} (rock samphire)  :: criste marine {f}
samphire {n} /sæm.ˈfaɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (marsh samphire)  :: salicorne {f}
sample {n} /ˈsæm.pəl/ (part taken for inspection)  :: échantillon {m}, extrait {m}, exemple {m}
sample {v} (to take or to test a sample or samples of)  :: échantillonner, goûter [food]
sampling {n} (process or technique of obtaining a representative sample)  :: échantillonnage {m}, prélèvement {m}
sampling {n} (sample)  :: échantillon {m}
Samson {prop} (Israelite judge)  :: Samson
Samuel {prop} (male given name)  :: Samuel
samurai {n} /ˈsæm(j)əˌɹaɪ/ (feudal Japanese warrior)  :: samouraï {m}
-san {suffix} (Japanese honorific ending)  :: -san
Sanaa {prop} (capital of Yemen)  :: Sanaa
sanatorium {n} (an institution that treats chronic diseases, and provides supervised recuperation and convalescence)  :: sanatorium {m}
séance {n} /ˈseɪˌɑns/ (a ceremony where people try to communicate with the spirits)  :: séance de spiritisme {f}
sanctify {v} /ˈsæŋk.tɪ.faɪ/ (to make holy)  :: consacrer
sanctimonious {adj} /ˌsæŋk.tɪˈmoʊ.ni.əs/ (making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically)  :: hypocrite, faux dévot, tartuffe, bigot, confit en dévotion
sanctimoniously {adv} (in a sanctimonious manner)  :: cagotement
sanctimony {n} (a hypocritical form of excessive piety)  :: tartuferie {f}
sanction {n} /ˈsaŋkʃən/ (penalty, coercive measure)  :: sanction
sanction {v} (To penalize a state, especially for violating international law)  :: sanctionner
sanctuary {n} (area set aside for protection)  :: réserve {f}
sanctuary {n} (consecrated area)  :: sanctuaire {m}
sanctuary {n} (place of safety or protection)  :: refuge {m}
sanctuary {n} (state of being protected)  :: asile {m}
sand {adj} (colour)  :: sable
sand {n} (beach)  :: plage {f}
sand {n} (colour)  :: ton sable {m}, teinte sable {f},
sand {n} (courage)  :: cran {m}
sand {n} (finely ground rock)  :: sable {m}
sand {v} (to abrade with sand or sandpaper)  :: poncer (sandpaper), sabler (sand jet)
sand {v} (to cover with sand)  :: sabler
sandal {n} (type of footwear)  :: sandale {f}
sandalwood {n} /ˈsandəlwʊd/ (any of various tropical trees of the genus Santalum)  :: santal {m}
sandalwood {n}  :: santal {m}
sandalwood {n} (the aromatic heartwood of the trees of the genus Santalum)  :: santal {m}
sandbag {n} (a bag filled with sand)  :: sac de sable {m}
sandbank {n} (ridge of sand)  :: banc de sable
Sandbian {n} (subdivision of the Ordovician period)  :: Sandbien
sandblast {v} /ˈsænd.blɑːst/ (to spray with sand)  :: sabler
sandbox {n} /ˈsændbɑks/ (box with sand for children)  :: bac à sable {m}, carré de sable {m}
sandbox {n} (wiki sandbox)  :: bac à sable {m}
sandcastle {n} (a sculpture made of sand and resembling a miniature castle)  :: château de sable {m}
sand cat {n} (small wild cat)  :: chat des sables {m}
sand crab {n} (crab of the Hippoidea superfamily)  :: crabe-taupe {m}
sand dune {n} (mound of windblown sand)  :: dune de sable {f}
sand eel {n} (fish of the genus Ammodytes)  :: anguille de sable {f}, lançon {m}, équille {f}
sander {n} /ˈsændɚ/ (machine for sanding)  :: ponceuse {f}
sanderling {n} (Calidris alba)  :: bécasseau sanderling {m}
sandgrouse {n} /ˈsændˌɡɹaʊs/ (birds in the family Pteroclididae)  :: ganga {m}
sandhi {n} (sandhi)  :: sandhi {m}
sandhill crane {n} (a species of crane)  :: grue canadienne {f}
sandman {n} /ˈsænd.mæn/ (figure who brings good sleep and dreams)  :: marchand de sable {m}
sandpaper {n} (paper coated with abrasive material)  :: papier de verre {m}
sandpaper {v} (to polish or grind a surface)  :: poncer
sandpiper {n} /ˈsænd.paɪpɜ/ (bird of the family Scolopacidae)  :: chevalier {m}
sandpit {n} /sændpɪt/ (children's play area)  :: bac à sable {m}, carré de sable {m}
sandstone {n} (sand/clay sedimentary rock)  :: grès {m}
sandstorm {n} (strong wind carrying clouds of sand)  :: tempête de sable {f}
sandwich {n} (open sandwich) SEE: open sandwich  ::
sandwich {n} /ˈsæn(d)wɪtʃ/ (snack consisting of two slices of bread)  :: sandwich {m}
Sandwich tern {n} (species of tern, Thalasseus sandvicensis)  :: sterne caugek {f}
sane {adj} /seɪn/ (mentally healthy)  :: sain
Saône {prop} (French river)  :: Saône {f}
San Franciscan {adj} (of or relating to San Francisco)  :: san-franciscain {m}
San Francisco {prop} /ˌsæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/ (San Francisco, California city)  :: San Francisco {m}
sang-froid {n} /sɑŋˈfrwɑd]/ (composure, level-headedness, coolness in trying circumstances)  :: sang-froid {m}
sangfroid {n} /sɑŋˈfrwɑd]/ (composure, self-possession or imperturbability)  :: sang-froid {m}
sanguinary {adj} /ˈsæŋɡwɪneri/ (consisting of or similar to blood)  :: sanguin {m}
sanguine {n} (red crayon)  :: sanguine {f}
sanguine {n} /ˈsæŋ.ɡwɪn/ (bloodstone)  :: sanguine {f}
sanicle {n} (plant)  :: sanicle {m}
sanitary napkin {n} (pad of cotton or other absorbent material)  :: serviette hygiénique {f}
sanitary towel {n} (pad of cotton) SEE: sanitary napkin  ::
sanitation {n} (the hygienic disposal or recycling of waste)  :: assainissement {m}
sanity {n} /sænəti/ (the condition of being sane)  :: santé mentale {f}
San José {prop} (San José)  :: San José {m}
San Marino {prop} (capital city)  :: Saint-Marin {m}
San Marino {prop} /ˌsæn məˈɹi.noʊ/ (Republic of San Marino)  :: Saint-Marin {m}
sans {prep} /sænz/ (without)  :: sans, hormis, à l'exclusion de
sans-culotte {n} /sanzkjuːˈlɒt/ (sans-culotte)  :: sans-culotte {m}
sans-culottism {n} (sans-culottism)  :: sans-culottisme {m}
Sanskrit {prop} /ˈsænskɹɪt/ (language)  :: sanskrit {m}
Santa {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
Santa Claus {prop} /ˈsæn.təˌklɑz/ (A modern mythological figure)  :: Saint Nicolas {m} (6 December), Père Noël {m} (Christmas)
Santa Fe {prop} (capital city of New mexico)  :: Sainte Foi, Sainte Foy
Santo Domingo {prop} (the capital city of the Dominican Republic)  :: Saint-Domingue {f}
Santonian {n} (subdivision of the Late Cretaceous epoch)  :: Santonien
santonin {n} (anthelmintic)  :: santonine {f}
Santorini {prop} (Greek island)  :: Santorin {f}
sap {n} /sæp/ (juice of plant)  :: sève {f}
sap {n} (slang: saphead)  :: naïf, nigaud
sap {v} (undermine)  :: saper, miner
saphead {n} /ˈsæphɛd/ (a simpleton, a stupid person)  :: idiot {m}, imbécile {m}
saphenous {adj} (relating to, or situated near, the saphenous vein)  :: saphène
sapling {n} (young tree)  :: arbuste {m}
saponin {n} (steroid glycoside)  :: saponine {f}
sapper {n} (combat engineer)  :: sapeur {m}
sapphic {adj} /ˈsæf.ɪk/ (relating to lesbianism)  :: lesbien
Sapphic {adj} /ˈsæf.ɪk/ (relating to the Greek poetess Sappho or her poetry)  :: saphique
Sapphic {adj} (sapphic) SEE: sapphic  ::
sapphire {adj} (colour)  :: saphir {m} {f}
sapphire {n} /ˈsæf.aɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (gem)  :: saphir {m}
sapphirine {n} (mineral)  :: saphirine {f}
sapphism {n} /ˈsæf.ɪzm̩/ (lesbianism)  :: sapphisme, saphisme
Sappho {prop} (Greek female name)  :: Sappho
Sapporo {prop} (a city of Japan)  :: Sapporo
Sara {prop} /ˈsæɹə/ (female given name) SEE: Sarah  ::
Sarah {prop} ( given name from Hebrew)  :: Sarah {f}
Sarah {prop} /ˈsærə/ (Wife of Abraham)  :: Sara {f}
Sarajevo {prop} /ˌsɑrəˈjeɪvəʊ/ (city)  :: Sarajevo
Saratov {prop} (city)  :: Saratov {m}
sarcasm {n} /ˈsɑːkæzəm/ (derision, facetiousness)  :: sarcasme
sarcoma {n} (type of malignant tumor)  :: sarcome {m}
sarcomere {n} /ˈsɑɹ.koʊˌmɪɹ/ (contractile unit in a striated muscle's myofibril)  :: sarcomère {m}
sarcopenia {n} (gradual age-related loss of skeletal muscle)  :: sarcopenie {f}
sarcophagus {n} (coffin)  :: sarcophage
Sardanapalus {prop} (King of Assyria)  :: Sardanapale
sardine {n} (fish)  :: sardine {f}
Sardinia {prop} (island of Italy)  :: Sardaigne {f}
Sardinian {adj} (relating to Sardinia)  :: sarde
Sardinian {n} (person from Sardinia)  :: Sarde {m} {f}, Sardaignois {m} [less frequent]
Sardinian {prop} (language)  :: sarde {m}
sardonic {adj} (ironically humorous)  :: sardonique
sardonic {adj} /sɑɹˈdɑːnɪk/ (scornfully mocking)  :: sardonique
sari {n} /ˈsɑː.ɹi/ (cloth)  :: sari {m}
sarin {n} (neurotoxin)  :: sarin {m}
Sark {prop} /sɑɹk/ (island)  :: Sercq
Sarkozy {prop} (surname)  :: Sarkozy
sarong {n} /səˈɹɑŋ/ (garment made of printed cloth wrapped about the waist)  :: sarong {m}, pagne {m}
Sarthe {prop} (département)  :: Sarthe {f}
sartorial {adj} (anatomy: of sartorius)  :: concernant le muscle couturier
sartorial {adj} /sɑɹˈtɔɹ.i.əl/ (of or relating to tailoring or clothing)  :: vestimentaire
Sartrean {adj} (of Sartre or his works)  :: sartrien, sartrienne {f}
sash {n} (decorative length of cloth)  :: écharpe {f}
sash {n}  :: large ceinture à noeud
sash {n} (opening part of a window)  :: ventail {m}, battant {m}, ouvrant {m}
Sasha {prop} (male given name)  :: Sacha
sashimi {n} /saʃɪmɪ/ (type of sushi)  :: sashimi {m}
sash window {n} (type of window)  :: fenêtre à guillotine {f}
Saskatchewan {prop} /səˈskætʃ.əˌwɑːn/ (Province in western Canada)  :: Saskatchewan {f}
Saskatchewanian {adj} (of or relating to Saskatchewan)  :: saskatchewanais, saskatchewannais
Saskatchewanian {n} (an inhabitant of Saskatchewan)  :: Saskatchewanais {m}, Saskatchewanaise {f}, Saskatchewannais {m}, Saskatchewannaise {f}
Saskatonian {adj} (of or relating to Saskatoon)  :: saskatonien
Saskatonian {n} (a native or inhabitant of Saskatoon)  :: Saskatonien {m}, Saskatonienne {f},
Saskatoon {prop} /ˌsæs.kə.ˈtun/ (the largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada)  :: Saskatoon {m}
sasquatch {n} /ˈsæskwɒtʃ/ (a hairy humanoid creature)  :: Sasquatch {m}
sass {v} /sæs/ (talk back)  :: contredire, protester
Sassari {prop} (town and province)  :: Sassari
sassy {adj} (impudent)  :: insolent
Satan {prop} /ˈseɪtən/ (the Devil)  :: Satan {m}
satanic {adj} (relating to Satan)  :: satanique
satanical {adj} (satanic) SEE: satanic  ::
Satanism {n} (a religion founded by Anton Szandor LaVey)  :: satanisme {m}
Satanism {n} /ˈseɪtənɪzm/ (devil worship)  :: satanisme {m}
Satanist {prop} (one who identifies with Satanism)  :: sataniste {m} {f}
satay {n} /sæˈteɪ/ (dish)  :: satay {m}, saté {m}
satchel {n} (bag or case with one or two shoulder straps)  :: cartable (for school, with strap(s))
sated {adj} (in a state of complete satisfaction)  :: rassassié, repu
satellite {n} /ˈsatəlʌɪt/ (man-made apparatus designed to be placed in orbit around a celestial body)  :: satellite {m}
satellite dish {n} (parabolic antenna)  :: antenne parabolique {f}
satiate {v} (satisfy)  :: rassasier
satin {adj} (smooth and shiny)  :: satiné
satin {n} (cloth with a glossy surface and a dull back)  :: satin {m}
satire {n} (literary technique)  :: satire {f}
satiric {adj} (satirical) SEE: satirical  ::
satirical {adj} (of or pertaining to satire)  :: satirique
satirically {adv} (in a satiric manner)  :: satiriquement
satisfaction {n} /sætɪsˈfækʃən/  :: satisfaction {f}
satisfactorily {adv} (in satisfactory manner)  :: de façon satisfaisante
satisfactory {adj} (adequate or sufficient)  :: satisfaisant
satisfied {adj} (in a state of satisfaction)  :: satisfait {m}, satisfaite {f}
satisfy {v} /ˈsætɪsfaɪ/ (to meet needs, to fulfill)  :: satisfaire
satrap {n} /ˈseɪtræp/ (governor of a Persian province)  :: satrape {m}
saturated {adj} (full; unable to hold or contain any more)  :: saturé
saturation {n} (chemistry: state of a saturated solution)  :: saturation {f}
saturation {n} (the act of saturating or the process of being saturated)  :: saturation {f}
Saturday {n} /ˈsætɚdi/ (day of the week)  :: samedi {m}
Saturn {prop} (planet)  :: Saturne
Saturn {prop} /ˈsæ.tɝn/ (god)  :: Saturne {m}
saturnal {adj} (Of or pertaining to Saturn)  :: saturnien
Saturnian {n} /sæ.tɜː(ɹ)n.jən/ (inhabitant of Saturn)  :: Saturnien {m}, Saturnienne {f}
saturnism {n} (lead poisoning) SEE: plumbism  ::
satyr {n} /sæt.ə(ɹ)/ (Greek mythology)  :: satyre {m}
satyriasis {n} (uncontrollable sexual desire)  :: satyriasis, satyrisme {m}
sauce {n} /sɔs]/ (liquid condiment)  :: sauce {f}
saucepan {n} (deep cooking vessel)  :: casserole {f}
saucer {n} /ˈsɔ(ː).səɹ/ (small dish)  :: soucoupe {f}, sous-tasse {f}
Saudi {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia)  :: saoudien, [rare] saoudi {m}, saoudite {f}
Saudi {n} (person from Saudi Arabia)  :: Saoudien {m}, Saoudienne {f}
Saudi Arabia {prop} (country in the Middle East)  :: Arabie Saoudite {f}
Saudi Arabian {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia)  :: saoudien
Saudi Arabian {n} (person from Saudi Arabia)  :: Saoudien
sauerkraut {n} (a dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage)  :: choucroute {f}
Saul {prop} (first king of Israel)  :: Saül
Saul {prop} (original name of Paul)  :: Saul
sauna {n} /ˈsɔː.nə/ (sauna room or house)  :: sauna {f}
sauna {v} (to use a sauna)  :: sauna {m}
saunter {n} (a leisurely walk or stroll)  :: flâner
saunter {v} /sɔːntə(ɹ)/ (stroll or walk at a leisurely pace)  :: flâner
sausage {n} (small, uncooked)  :: saucisson {m}
sausage {n} /ˈsɔsɪdʒ/ (for slicing)  :: saucisse {f}
sauté {v} /soʊˈteɪ/ (to cook food)  :: sauté
Sava {prop} (river)  :: Save {f}
savable {adj} (Capable of being saved)  :: sauvable
savage {adj} (Fierce and ferocious)  :: féroce
savage {adj} /ˈsævɪdʒ/ (Barbaric, not civilized)  :: barbare
savagery {n} (Being savage)  :: sauvagerie {f}
savanna {n} (tropical grassland with scattered trees)  :: savane {f}
savannah {n} /səˈvænə/ (savanna) SEE: savanna  ::
save {prep} (except, with the exception of)  :: sauf, hormis
save {v} (accumulate money)  :: épargner
save {v} (economize)  :: économiser
save {v} /seɪv/ (to help someone to survive)  :: sauver
save {v} (store for future use)  :: épargner
save {v} (to write a file to a disk)  :: sauvegarder
save face {v} (preserve reputation)  :: sauver la face
savings {n} (that which has been saved)  :: économies
savings account {n} (a type of bank account that yields a better interest than a current account)  :: compte d'épargne {m}
savings bank {n} (financial institution)  :: caisse d'épargne {f}, banque d'épargne {f}
savior {n} (a person who rescues another from harm)  :: sauveur {m}
saviour sibling {n} (child with compatible tissue to treat a sick brother or sister)  :: bébé-médicament {m}, bébé médicament {m}
Savona {prop} (capital)  :: Savone
Savona {prop} (province)  :: Savone
savor {v} (to appreciate, enjoy or relish something)  :: savourer, déguster
savory {adj} (Salty or non-sweet)  :: salé {m}
savory {adj} /ˈseɪvəri/ (Tasty, attractive to the palate)  :: savoureux, délicieux
savory {n} (herb of genus Satureja)  :: sarriette {f}
savour {v} (savour) SEE: savor  ::
Savoy {n} (Savoy cabbage) SEE: Savoy cabbage  ::
Savoy {prop} (a historical region of western Europe)  :: Savoie {f}
Savoy cabbage {n} (a hardy cabbage with dense, crinkled leaves)  :: chou de Savoie
savvy {adj} /ˈsæv.i/ (well-informed and perceptive)  :: futé [informal], malin
saw {n} (musical saw) SEE: musical saw  ::
saw {n} (sawtooth wave) SEE: sawtooth  ::
saw {n} (saying or proverb)  :: proverbe {m}
saw {n} /sɔ/ (tool)  :: scie {f}
saw {v} (cut with a saw)  :: scier
sawbones {n} (surgeon)  :: chirurgien {m}
sawdust {n} (dust created by sawing)  :: [formally] sciure {f}
sawfish {n} (fish)  :: poisson-scie {m}, scie {f}
sawhorse {n} (a device used to temporarily raise and support pieces of material)  :: tréteau {m}, chevalet de sciage {m}
sawm {n} (fasting, abstention)  :: saoum {m}
sawmill {n} (machine, building or company)  :: scierie
sawtooth {n} (cutting bit of a saw)  :: dent de scie {m}
sawtooth {n} (sawtooth wave) SEE: sawtooth wave  ::
sawtooth wave {n} (function or waveform that ramps upwards and then sharply drops)  :: onde en dents de scie {f}
saxifrage {n} (plant)  :: saxifrage {f}
saxion {n} (particle)  :: saxion {m}
Saxony {prop} /ˈsæksəni/ (state)  :: Saxe {f}
saxophone {n} /ˈsæksəfoʊn/ (a musical instrument of the woodwind family)  :: saxophone {m}
saxophonist {n} /ˌsækˈsɑ.fəˌnɪst/ (person who plays or practices with the saxophone)  :: saxophoniste {m} {f}
say {v} (imperative: let's say)  :: disons
say {v} /seɪ/ (to pronounce)  :: dire
say {v} (to communicate verbally or in writing)  :: dire
say {v} (to have a common expression)  :: il paraît, on dit
say {v} (to indicate in a written form)  :: indiquer, dire
say {v} (to recite)  :: dire, réciter
say goodbye {v} (wish someone farewell upon their leaving)  :: dire adieu, faire ses adieux, prendre congé de
say grace {v} (say a prayer of thanks)  :: faire la bénédicité
saying {n} /ˈseɪ̯.ɪŋ/ (proverb or maxim)  :: dicton {m}
sb {abbr} (abbreviation of somebody in explanation)  :: qqn
SBM {initialism} (small to medium business)  :: PME
scab {n} (mange) SEE: mange  ::
scab {n} (scabies) SEE: scabies  ::
scab {n} /skæb/ (incrustation over a wound)  :: croûte
scab {n} (strikebreaker) SEE: strikebreaker  ::
scabbard {n} /ˈskæbɚd/ (the sheath of a sword)  :: fourreau {m}
scabies {n} /ˈskei.biz/ (an infestation of parasitic mites, Sarcoptes scabiei)  :: gale {f}, mal de Sainte-Marie {m}
scads {n} (large number or quantity)  :: beaucoup, en grand nombre
scaffold {n} (platform for executions)  :: échafaud {m}
scaffold {n} /ˈskæfl ̩d/ (structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building)  :: échafaud {m}
scaffold {v} (set up scaffolding)  :: échafauder
scaffolding {n} (system of tubes or poles used to support people and material)  :: échafaudage {m}
scalability {n} (property of being scalable)  :: extensibilité {f}
scalable {adj} (able to be changed in scale; resizeable)  :: extensible, évolutif
scalar {adj} (having magnitude)  :: scalaire
scalar {adj} (relating to scale)  :: scalaire
scalar {n} (quantity with magnitude)  :: scalaire {m}
scalar product {n} (product of two vectors)  :: produit scalaire {m}
scald {v} /skɑld/ (to burn with hot fluid)  :: ébouillanter
scale {n} (assigning a magnitude)  :: échelle {f}
scale {n} (coloured chitin)  :: écaille {f}
scale {n} (device)  :: balance {f}
scale {n} (dish of a balance)  :: [d'une balance {f]} plateau {m}
scale {n} (flake of skin)  :: squame {f}
scale {n} (flaky material sloughed off heated metal)  :: barbure {f}
scale {n} (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals)  :: écaille {f}
scale {n} (limescale) SEE: limescale  ::
scale {n} (pine nut)  :: écaille {f}
scale {n} (ratio of distances)  :: échelle {f}
scale {n} (scale mail)  :: armure d'écailles {f}
scale {n} (series of notes)  :: échelle, gamme {f}
scale {n} (size or scope)  :: échelle {f}
scale {n} /ˈskeɪl/ (ordered numerical sequence)  :: échelle {f}
scale {v} (remove the scales of)  :: écailler
scale {v} (to change size of)  :: [scale up] agrandir, [scale down] réduire
scale {v} (to climb)  :: escalader
scale model {n} (three-dimensional copy or representation of something)  :: maquette {f}
scalene {adj} (sides of different lengths)  :: scalène
scalene triangle {n} (triangle having each of its three sides of different lengths)  :: triangle scalène {f}
scales {n} (device for weighing goods for sale)  :: balance {f}
scallion {n} /ˈskæ.lɪ.ən]/ (Allium fistulosum)  :: ciboule
scallop {n}  :: escalope
scallop {n} /ˈskæləp/ (mollusc)  :: coquille Saint-Jacques (traditionally used only for large species), pétoncle (used for small species)
scalloped {adj} (baked in a scallop shell)  :: cuit en coquille {m}
scalloped {adj} (having an edge marked with semicircles)  :: festonné {m}, découpé {m}, échancré {m}
scalp {n} (bed of shellfish) SEE: scaup  ::
scalp {n} /skælp/ (part of head where the hair grows)  :: cuir chevelu {m}
scalp {v} (to remove part of the head)  :: scalper
scalpel {n} /ˈskælpəl/ (small straight knife)  :: scalpel {m}
scaly anteater {n} (pangolin) SEE: pangolin  ::
scam {n} /skæm/ (fraudulent deal)  :: entourloupe {f}, arnaque {f}
scam {v} (to defraud or embezzle)  :: entourlouper, arnaquer
scamper {v} /ˈskæmpɚ/ (To run quickly and lightly, especially in a playful manner or in an undignified manner)  :: gambader
scan {v} (create a digital copy of an image using a scanner)  :: scanner, numériser, scannériser
scan {v} (form a poetic metre)  :: scander
scan {v} /skæn/ (examine sequentially)  :: scanner, fouiller
scandal {n} /ˈskændəl/ (incident that brings disgrace)  :: scandale {m}, esclandre {m}
scandalous {adj} (malicious, defamatory)  :: scandaleux
scandalous {adj} /ˈskændələs/ (wrong, immoral, causing a scandal)  :: scandaleux
Scandinavia {prop} (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden)  :: Scandinavie {f}
Scandinavia {prop} (Scandinavian Peninsula) SEE: Scandinavian Peninsula  ::
Scandinavian {adj} (of Scandinavia)  :: scandinave
Scandinavian {adj} (of the North Germanic family of languages)  :: scandinave
Scandinavian {n} /ˌskændɪˈneɪviən/ (someone from Scandinavia)  :: Scandinave {m} {f}
Scandinavian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in Northern Europe, see also: Scandinavia)  :: Scandinavie {f}, péninsule Scandinave
scandium {n} /ˈskændiəm/ (chemical element)  :: scandium {m}
Scania {prop} (region of Sweden occupying the southernmost tip of the Scandinavian peninsula)  :: Scanie {f}
scanlation {n} (the process of scanlation)  :: scanlation {f}
scanlation {n} (the product of scanlation)  :: scantrad, scanlation {m}
scanner {n} (device which scans documents)  :: scanner {m}, numériseur {m}
scanner {n}  :: module de balayage {m}
scansion {n} (the act of analysing the meter of poetry)  :: scansion {f}
scant {adj} (very little)  :: insuffisant, rare, maigre
scanty {adj}  :: insuffisant
scanty {adj} (somewhat less than is needed in amplitude or extent)  :: maigre
scapegoat {n} /ˈskeɪpˌɡoʊt/ (a goat imbued with the sins of the people)  :: bouc émissaire
scapegoat {n} (someone punished for someone else's error(s))  :: bouc émissaire {m}
scapegoat {v} (to punish someone for the error of someone else)  :: faire de quelqu'un un bouc émissaire, utiliser quelqu'un comme bouc émissaire
scaphoid {n} (scaphoid bone) SEE: scaphoid bone  ::
scapula {n} (large flat bone) SEE: shoulder blade  ::
scar {n} /skɑɹ]/ (a permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound)  :: cicatrice {f}, balafre {f}
scar {v} (to mark the skin permanently)  :: cicatriser
scarce {adj} /ˈskɛɚs/  :: rare
scarcely {adv} /ˈskɛɹsli/ (almost not)  :: à peine
scare {n} (minor fright)  :: peur {f}
scare {v} (to frighten)  :: effrayer
scarecrow {n} /ˈsker.kroʊ/ (an effigy made to scare the birds away)  :: épouvantail {m}
scared {adj} /skɛɹd/ (afraid, frightened)  :: effrayé
scared shitless {adj} (terrified) SEE: scared stiff  ::
scare quote {n} (quotation mark used to provoke reaction )  :: guillemet ironique {m}
scarf {n} (headscarf) SEE: headscarf  ::
scarf {n} /skɑː(ɹ)f/ (long garment worn around the neck)  :: écharpe {f}, cache-nez {m}
scarf {v} (eat very quickly)  :: engouffrer
scarlatina {n} (scarlet fever) SEE: scarlet fever  ::
scarlet {adj} (colour)  :: écarlate
scarlet {n} (colour)  :: écarlate
scarlet fever {n} (streptococcal infection)  :: scarlatine {f}
scary {adj} /ˈskeəɹi/ (causing, or able to cause, fright)  :: sinistre
scat {n} /skæt/ (coprophilia)  :: scato
scathing {adj} (harmful or painful)  :: acerbe {m}, {f}
scathing {adj} (harshly or bitterly critical)  :: cinglant {m}
scatological {adj}  :: scatologique
scatophile {n} (Person who takes pleasure from contact with human excrement)  :: scatophile {m} {f}
scatophilia {n} (State or quality of taking pleasure from contact with human excrement)  :: scatophilie {f}
scatophilic {adj} (Taking pleasure from contact with human excrement)  :: scatophile
scatter {v} (to cause to separate)  :: disperser
scatter {v} (to disperse)  :: se disperser
scatter {v} (to distribute loosely)  :: éparpiller, parsemer
scatterbrain {n} (flighty, disorganized or forgetful person.)  :: tête de linotte {f}, étourdi {m}, étourdie {f}
scatterbrained {adj} (absent-minded) SEE: absent-minded  ::
scatterbrained {adj} (having the qualities of scatterbrain)  :: écervelé
scattered {adj} (meteorology: affecting 30% to 50% of area)  :: épars
scattered {adj} (meteorology: covering three eighths to four eighths of sky)  :: épars
scattered {adj} (Randomly distributed)  :: disséminé, éparpillé, épars
scattering {n} (physical process)  :: diffusion {f}, éparpillement {m}
scavenge {v} /ˈskæv.ɪndʒ/ (to collect and remove refuse)  :: ramasser les ordures
scavenge {v} (to remove unwanted material)  :: nettoyer
scavenger {n} /ˈskæv.ən.dʒə(ɹ)/ (animal feeding on decaying matter)  :: animal nécrophage {m}, charognard {m}
scavenger hunt {n} (game)  :: chasse au trésor {f}
scedastic {adj} (related to the variance of errors)  :: scédastique {m} {f}
scedasticity {n} (distribution of error terms)  :: scédasticité {f}
scenario {n}  :: scénario {m}
scenario {n} /sɪˈnæɹioʊ/ (outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work)  :: scénario {m}
scene {n} (decorations and fittings of a stage)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} (exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others)  :: scène {f}, scène de ménage {f}
scene {n} (landscape, scenery) SEE: scenery  ::
scene {n} (large informal group of people with a uniting interest)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} (place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} /siːn/ (the location of an event that attracts attention)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} (subdivision of an act)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} ((theater) the stage) SEE: stage  ::
scenery {n} /ˈsiːnəɹi/ (view, natural features, landscape)  :: décor naturel {m}, paysage {m}
scenery {n} (stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene)  :: décor {m}
scent {n}  :: odeur {m}
scent {n} /sɛnt/ (distinctive odour or smell)  :: odeur {m}
scent {v}  :: sentir
sceptic {n} (skeptic) SEE: skeptic  ::
sceptical {adj} (having, or expressing doubt)  :: dubitatif, sceptique
sceptical {adj} (related to scepticism)  :: sceptique
sceptre {n} (ornamental staff)  :: sceptre {m}
schadenfreude {n} /ˈʃɑː.dənˌfɹɔɪ.də/ (malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune)  :: joie maligne {f}, schadenfreude {f}
Schaerbeek {prop} (city in Belgium)  :: Schaerbeek {m}
Schaffhausen {prop} (canton)  :: Schaffhouse
Schaffhausen {prop} (city)  :: Schaffhouse
schedule {n} /ˈskɛ.dʒʊ(ə)l/ (time-based plan of events)  :: planning {m}, horaire {m}, ordonnancement {m}, emploi du temps
schedule {v} (to create a schedule)  :: planifier, ordonnancer
schedule {v} (To plan an activity at a specific date or time)  :: prévoir, programmer
scheduling {n} (function)  :: planification {f}, ordonnancement {m}
scheduling {n} (time at which a particular event is scheduled)  :: planification {f}, programmation {f}
scheelite {n} (mineral)  :: scheelite {f}
Scheherazade {prop} /ʃəˌherəˈzɑːd, -ˈzɑːdə/ (a female name)  :: Shéhérazade {f}
Scheldt {prop} (river)  :: Escaut {m}
schematic {adj} (relating to a schema)  :: schématique
schematic {adj} (sketchy, incomplete)  :: schématique
schematic {adj} /skɪˈmætɪk/ (represented simply)  :: schématique
schematic {n} (A drawing or sketch showing how a system works at an abstract level)  :: schéma {m}
schematism {n} (schematic representation)  :: schématisme {m}
schematize {v} (organize according to a scheme)  :: schématiser
scheme {n} (chart or diagram)  :: schéma {m}
scheme {n} (mathematics)  :: schéma {m}
scheme {n} (orderly combination of related parts)  :: schéma {m}
scheme {n} (secret, devious plan)  :: combine {f}
scheme {n} /skiːm/ (a systematic plan of future action)  :: plan {m}
scheme {n}  :: système {m}, schéma {m}
schemer {n} (he who plots secret, devious plans)  :: machinateur {m}
schilling {n} (old currency of Austria)  :: schilling {m}
schist {n} (crystalline foliated rock)  :: schiste {m}
schistosity {n} (state of being schistose)  :: schistosité {f}
schistosomiasis {n} (various diseases)  :: schistosomiase
schistous {adj} (schistose) SEE: schistose  ::
schizencephalic {adj} (malformation)  :: schizocéphale
schizophrenia {n} (illness)  :: schizophrénie {f}
Schlemm's canal {n} (channel in the eye)  :: canal de Schlemm {m}
Schleswig-Holstein {prop} (state)  :: Schleswig-Holstein {m}
schlub {n} (one who is socially awkward, unattractive, clumsy)  :: plouc {m}
schmo {n} (schmuck) SEE: schmuck  ::
schnapps {n} /ʃnɑps/ (alcoholic liquor)  :: schnaps {m}, eau-de-vie {f}
schnitzel {n} (a meat dish)  :: schnitzel {m}
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle  ::
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle  ::
schnozzle {n} (slang: human nose)  :: blair {m}, pif {m}, tarin {m}
scholar {n} /ˈskɑlɚ/ (specialist in a particular branch of knowledge)  :: savant {m}, érudit {m}
scholarly {adj} (relating to scholars or scholarship)  :: érudit, universitaire
scholarship {n} (knowledge)  :: érudition {f}
scholarship {n} (study allowance)  :: bourse {f}
scholar's mate {n} (checkmate which occurs after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Qh5 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Qxf7#)  :: coup de berger {m}
scholasticism {n} /skəˈlæstɪˌsɪzəm/ (school of philosophy)  :: scolastique
school {n} (a department/institute at a college or university)  :: école {f}
school {n} (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning)  :: école {f}, collège {m}
school {n} (a particular doctrine)  :: école {f}
school {n} (college or university)  :: collège {m}, université {f}
school {n} /skuːl/ (a group of fish)  :: banc {m}
schoolbag {n} (satchel)  :: cartable {m} [with shoulder straps], sac d'école {m}
schoolboy {n} (young male student)  :: élève {m}, écolier {m}
school bus {n} (transport for schoolchildren)  :: autobus scolaire {m}
schoolchild {n} /ˈsku.əltʃaɪld/ (young person attending school or of an age to attend school)  :: élève {m} {f}
school counselor {n} (school-oriented counselor)  :: conseiller scolaire {m}, conseillère scolaire {f}
schoolgirl {n} (girl attending school)  :: élève {f}, écolière {f}
schoolie {n} (school-leaver)  :: élève sortant {m}, élève sortante {f}
schoolie {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher  ::
schooling {n}  :: scolarité {f}
schoolmate {n} (person who attended school with the subject)  :: camarade {m} {f}, camarade d'école
school of hard knocks {n} (source of education by adverse experience)  :: école de la vie {f} [school of life]
school of thought {n} (opinion subscribed to by some connected or arbitrary group)  :: école de pensée {f}
school sores {n} (impetigo) SEE: impetigo  ::
schoolteacher {n} (teacher) SEE: teacher  ::
school uniform {n} (uniform items to be worn by students in a school)  :: uniforme scolaire {f}
school year {n} (the time in which school is in session)  :: année scolaire
schooner {n} /skuːnə(ɹ)/ (sailing ship)  :: goélette {f}
schottische {n} (Bohemian dance)  :: scottish {f}
Schrödinger's cat {prop} (thought experiment)  :: chat de Schrödinger {m}
schwa {n} /ʃwɑː/ (schwa)  :: e muet
Schwyz {prop} (canton)  :: canton de Schwyz
sciaphilous {adj} (Tolerant of shade)  :: sciaphile
sciatica {n} (neuralgia of the sciatic nerve)  :: sciatique {m}
science {n} (particular discipline or branch of learning)  :: science {f}
science {n} /ˈsaɪəns/ (collective discipline of learning acquired through the scientific method)  :: science {f}
science {n}  :: science {f}
science fiction {n} (fiction)  :: science-fiction
science fiction {n} (technology which is not yet practical)  :: science-fiction
scientific {adj} /ˈsaɪənˌtɪfɪk/ (of or having to do with science)  :: scientifique {m} {f}
scientifically {adv} (from a scientific perspective)  :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (in a scientific manner)  :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (methodically) SEE: methodically  ::
scientifically {adv} (using science or methods of science)  :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (with regard to science)  :: scientifiquement
scientificity {n} (quality or state of being scientific)  :: scientificité {f}
scientific method {n} (method of discovering knowledge)  :: méthode scientifique {f}
scientific name {n} (formal name)  :: nom scientifique {m}
scientific notation {n} (standard format)  :: notation scientifique {f}
scientist {n} (one whose activities make use of scientific method)  :: scientifique {m} {f}, savant {m}, savante {f}
scientocracy {n} (members of an elite community of scientists)  :: scientocratie {f}
Scientologist {n} (follower of Scientology)  :: scientologue {m} {f}
Scientology {n} (belief system developed by L. Ron Hubbard)  :: scientologie {f}
sci-fi {n} /saɪ.faɪ/ (science fiction)  :: S-F {f}, science-fiction {f}
scimitar {n} /ˈsɪmɪtɑː(ɹ)/ (sword with curved blade)  :: cimeterre {m}
scimitar horned oryx {n} (Oryx dammah)  :: oryx algazelle {m}
scintillant {adj}  :: scintillant {m}
scion {n} ((detached) shoot or twig)  :: scion
scion {n} (heir to a throne)  :: héritier d'un trône
scion {n} /ˈsaɪ.ən/ (descendant)  :: descendant {m}, descendante {f}
scissor {n} (one blade on a pair of scissors)  :: ciseau
scissor {v} (to cut using scissors)  :: couper aux ciseaux
scissor kick {n} (kick in football)  :: ciseau retourné {m}, ciseau {m}
scissors {n} /ˈsɪzɚz/ (tool used for cutting)  :: ciseaux {m-p}
scissors crossover {n} (type of railroad crossover)  :: bretelle {f}, jonction double {f}, croisement double {m}
sclerosis {n} (abnormal hardening of body tissues)  :: sclérose {f}
scoff {v} /skɔːf/ (to eat food quickly)  :: engloutir
scold {n} /skoʊld/ (person fond of abusive language, particularly a woman)  :: mégère {f}, chipie {f}, furie {f}
scold {v} (rebuke) SEE: rebuke  ::
scold {v}  :: tancer, gronder
scoliosis {n} (condition in which there is abnormal lateral curvature of the spine)  :: scoliose {f}
scoliotic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or affected by scoliosis)  :: scoliotique
scoop {n} /skuːp/ (any cup- or bowl-shaped object)  :: pelle {f}
scoop {v} (to lift, move, or collect with or as though with a scoop)  :: écoper
scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle)  :: trottinette {f}
scooter {n} (motor-scooter)  :: scooter {m}
scope {n} (scope of an identifier)  :: portée
scope {n} /ˈskəʊp/ (breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain)  :: portée {f}
-scope {suffix} (suffix to name viewing instruments)  :: -scope
-scopy {suffix} (observation, viewing)  :: -scopie {f}
score {n} (musical composition in a format indicating how the composition is to be played)  :: partition {f}
score {n} /skoɹ/ (number of points earned)  :: nombre de points {m}, score {m}
score {n} (twenty)  :: vingtaine {f}
score {v} (transitive: to earn points in a game)  :: gagner
scoreboard {n} (board that displays the score in a game of contest)  :: tableau d'affichage {m}
scorecard {n} (card allowing spectators to identify players and record progress)  :: carte de pointage {f}
score off {v} ( to gain an advantage on somebody)  :: écraser, dominer, humilier, mortifier, prendre le dessus sur, aplatir, baiser, enculer
score off {v} (to scratch somebody out of a list or a group )  :: biffer, rejeter, exclure, évincer, blackbouler, barrer, vider, jeter, flanquer dehors, foutre dehors
scorer {n} (one who scores)  :: buteur {m}, buteuse, scoreur {m}
scorer {n} (scorekeeper) SEE: scorekeeper  ::
scorn {n} (contempt, disdain)  :: mépris {m}, dédain {m}
scorn {v} /skɔː(r)n/ (to feel contempt or disdain for something or somebody)  :: mépriser, dédaigner
scorn {v} (to scoff or express contempt)  :: mépriser
Scorpio {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Scorpion {m}
Scorpio {prop} /ˈskɔːrpɪoʊ/ (constellation) SEE: Scorpius  ::
scorpion {n} /ˈskɔːpɪən/ (any of various arachnids of the order Scorpiones)  :: scorpion {m}
scorpionfish {n} (fish)  :: rascasse {f}
Scorpius {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Scorpio  ::
Scorpius {prop} /ˈskɔːrpɪəs/ (constellation)  :: Scorpion {m}
scorzonera {n} (black salsify) SEE: black salsify  ::
Scot {prop} /ˈskɑt/ (a person born in or native to Scotland)  :: Écossais {m}, Écossaise {f}
Scotch {n} /skatʃ/ (uncountable: whisky made in Scotland)  :: scotch {m}
Scotch crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow  ::
Scotch tape {prop} (adhesive tape)  :: scotch {m}, ruban adhésif {m}
scoter {n} /ˈskəʊtə/ (bird)  :: macreuse {f}
scotfree {adv} (scot-free) SEE: scot-free  ::
scot-free {adv} /ˌskɑtˈfri/ (free of scot; free of tax)  :: dégrevé, détaxé
scot-free {adv} (without consequences or penalties)  :: en douce, ni vu ni connu
Scotland {prop} /ˈskɑt.lənd/ (country in northwest Europe to the north of England)  :: Écosse {f}
Scots {adj} (Scottish)  :: écossais
Scots {prop} /skɒts/ (Lowland Scots language)  :: écossais {m}
Scots Gaelic {prop} (Scottish Gaelic) SEE: Scottish Gaelic  ::
Scotsman {prop} /ˈskɑts.mən/ (a man from Scotland)  :: Écossais {m}
Scottish {adj} (of a thing or concept)  :: écossais
Scottish {adj} /ˈskɑtɪʃ/ (of a person)  :: écossais {m}, écossaise {f}
Scottish {prop} (the people of Scotland)  :: les Écossais {m-p}
Scottish Gaelic {prop} (The Gaelic language of Scotland)  :: gaélique écossais {m}
scoundrel {n} /ˈskaʊ̯ndɹəl/ (villain)  :: scélérat {m}, gredin {m}, canaille {f}
scour {v} (to clean, polish, or wash something by scrubbing it vigorously)  :: récurer
scour {v} (to search an area thoroughly)  :: écumer
scourge {n} (a persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble)  :: fléau {m}
scourge {n} (a whip often of leather)  :: écourgée {f}, fouet {m}
scouring pad {n} (abrasive pad) SEE: scourer  ::
scout {n} (act of scouting)  :: reconnaissance {f}
scout {n} (member of the scout movement)  :: éclaireur {m}, scout {m}
scout {n} (person sent out to gain and bring in tidings)  :: éclaireur {m}
scout {v} (to explore a wide terrain)  :: aller en reconnaissance, partir en reconnaissance, explorer, reconnaître le terrain
scouting {n} /ˈskaʊtɪŋ/  :: scoutisme {m}
scowl {n} /skaʊl/ (wrinkling of the brows or face)  :: froncement {m}
scowl {v} (to wrinkle the brows)  :: froncer, froncer les sourcils
scrab {v} /skɹæb/ (to scratch)  :: schrabben
scrabble {v} (to scribble) SEE: scribble  ::
Scrabble {prop} (board game with interlocking words)  :: Scrabble {m}
Scrabbler {n} (a Scrabble player)  :: scrabbleur {m}, scrabbleuse {f}
scram {v} /skɹæm/ (go away)  :: dégager, décamper, ficher le camp, décaniller, se tirer, se barrer, se tailler, se casser
scramble {n} (a motocross race)  :: motocross {m}
scramble {n} (an emergency defensive air force mission)  :: interception {f}
scramble {n} (a rush or hurry)  :: bousculade {f}
scramble {v} /ˈskɹæmbl̩/ (to proceed to a location or an objective in a disorderly manner)  :: se ruer
scramble {v} (to mix food ingredients in a mix to be cooked into a loose mass)  :: brouiller
scramble {v} (to process telecommunication signals to make them unintelligable to an unauthorized listener)  :: brouiller
scrambled egg {n} (scrambled eggs) SEE: scrambled eggs  ::
scrambled eggs {n} (dish)  :: œufs brouillés {m}
scrambling {n}  :: cyrl
scramjet {n} (scramjet engine)  :: superstatoréacteur {m}
scrap {n} (discarded metal)  :: ferraille {f}
scrap {n} (leftover food)  :: restes {m-p} [de nourriture]
scrap {n} /skɹæp/ (small leftover piece)  :: bribe {f}, bout {m}
scrape {v} /skreɪp/ (draw an object along while exerting pressure)  :: gratter
scraper {n} /ˈskɹeɪpɚ/ (an instrument by which anything is scraped)  :: grattoir {m}
scrapheap {n} (junkyard) SEE: junkyard  ::
scrapie {n} /ˈskɹeɪpi/ (A degenerative prion disease)  :: tremblante du mouton
scrapyard {n} (a junkyard, a place where scrap is stored, discarded or resold)  :: casse {f}
scratch {n} (disruption or mark on a surface)  :: égratignure {f}, rayure {f}
scratch {n} (money)  :: pognon {m}, flouze {m}, blé {m}, grisbi {m}, thune {f}
scratch {v} /skrætʃ/ (To rub a surface with a sharp object)  :: gratter
scratch {v} (To delete)  :: oublier, rayer, biffer
scratch {v} (To mark a surface with a sharp object)  :: griffer, rayer
scratch {v} (To rub the skin with rough material)  :: égratigner
scratch card {n} (lottery ticket)  :: carte à gratter {f}, [France] jeu de grattage {m}, [Quebec] billet à gratter {m}, [Quebec, informal] gratteux {m}
scratching post {n} (wooden post on which a cat scratches)  :: griffoir {m}
scratch together {v} (collect small amounts) SEE: scrape together  ::
scrawl {n} (irregular handwriting)  :: griffonnage {m}, gribouillage {m}
scrawl {v} (to write in an irregular or illegible manner)  :: griffonner
scrawny {adj} (Thin, malnourished and weak)  :: maigrichon(ne)
scream {n} /ˈskɹiːm/ (loud exclamation)  :: cri {m}
scream {v} (to make the sound of a scream)  :: crier
screaming sixties {n} (area of the earth between 60 and 70 degrees south)  :: soixantièmes mugissants
screech {n} /skɹitʃ]/ (high-pitched strident or piercing sound)  :: crissement
screech {v} (make a screech)  :: striduler
screech owl {n} (Megascops)  :: petit-duc maculé {m}
screech owl {n} (Tyto alba)  :: chat-huant {m}, chouette effraie {f}
screed {n} (smooth flat layer of concrete or similar)  :: chape {f}
screen {n} /skɹiːn/ (a physical divider)  :: paravent {m}
screen {n} (the informational viewing area)  :: écran {m}
screen {n} (the viewing area of a movie)  :: écran {m}
screencap {n} (screenshot) SEE: screenshot  ::
screen capture {n} ( picture or image captured from a computer screen; a screenshot)  :: capture d'écran {f}
screening {n} (Mesh material that is used to screen)  :: protection {f}
screening {n} (The showing of a film)  :: projection {f}
screen name {n} (a pseudonym used for internet communications)  :: pseudonyme {m}, alias {m}
screensaver {n}  :: écran de veille {m}
screenshot {n} (image of computer screen output)  :: capture d'écran {f}
screenwriter {n} (one who writes for the screen)  :: scénariste {m} {f}
screw {n} (act of screwing)  :: visser
screw {n} (Archimedes screw) SEE: Archimedes screw  ::
screw {n} (backspin) SEE: backspin  ::
screw {n} (fastener)  :: vis {f}
screw {n} (ship’s propeller)  :: hélice {f}
screw {v} (to cheat or treat unfairly)  :: tricher
screw {v} (to connect or assemble pieces using a screw)  :: visser
screw {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: coucher avec, baiser, fourrer, foutre, niquer
screwdriver {n} (tool)  :: tournevis {m}
screwed {adj} (beset with unfortunate circumstances)  :: foutu {m}
screw the pooch {v} (to fail)  :: tout foutre en l'air
screw thread {n} (helical ridge or groove)  :: filetage {m}, filet {m}
screw up {v}  :: chiffonner, plisser, foutre en l’air
screw up {v} (colloquial: to blunder)  :: gaffer
scribble {v}  :: griffonner, gribouiller
scribbler {n} (one who scribbles; hasty or untalented writer)  :: gribouilleur {m}, gribouilleuse {f}
scribbler {n} (untalented artist)  :: gribouilleur {m}, gribouilleuse {f}
scribe {n} (one who writes; a draughtsman)  :: scribe {m}
scribe {n} (writer and doctor of the law)  :: scribe {m}
script {n} (a system of writing)  :: écriture {f}
script {n} /skɹɪpt/ (writing; written document)  :: écrit {m}
script {n} (text of the dialogue and action for a drama)  :: script {m}, scénario {m}
script {n} (written characters, style of writing)  :: écriture {f}
script kiddie {n} (hacker who compromises files on others' computers)  :: script kiddie {m}
scriptorium {n} /skɹɪpˈtoɹ.i.əm/ (room set aside for the copying, writing, or illuminating of manuscripts)  :: scriptorium
scripture {n} (any sacred writing or book)  :: écriture {f}
Scripture {n} (Bible) SEE: Bible  ::
Scripture {n} (Edda) SEE: Edda  ::
Scripture {n} (Koran) SEE: Koran  ::
Scripture {n} (Tanakh) SEE: Tanakh  ::
scriptwriter {n} (screenwriter) SEE: screenwriter  ::
scroll {n} (end of a violin)  :: volute {f}, coquille {f}
scroll {n} (ornament)  :: volute {f}
scroll {n} /skɹoʊl/ (roll of paper or parchment)  :: rôle {m}, volumen {m}
scroll {v} ((Computing) to change one's view of data on a computer's display)  :: faire défiler
scroll bar {n} (graphical widget)  :: barre de défilement {f}, ascenseur {m}
scrooge {n} (miserly person)  :: avare {m} {f}, grigou {m}, harpagon {m}
scrotal {adj} (scrotal)  :: scrotal
scrotum {n} /ˈskɹəʊtəm/ (the bag of the skin and muscle that contains the testicles)  :: scrotum {m}
scrounge {n} (scrounger) SEE: scrounger  ::
scrub {n} (cancellation) SEE: cancellation  ::
scrub {v} /skɹʌb/ (to rub hard)  :: crosser
scrub {v} (to call off a scheduled event; to cancel)  :: annuler
scrubbing brush {n} (short brush)  :: éponge à récurer {f}
scruffy {adj} /ˈskɹʌ.fi/ (untidy in appearance)  :: débraillé, négligé
scrum {n}  :: mêlée {f}
scrum {n} ((rugby) all the forwards joined together in an organised way)  :: mêlée {f}
scrum-half {n} (rugby player)  :: demi de mêlée {m}
scrummaging machine {n} (scrum machine) SEE: scrum machine  ::
scrumptious {adj} /ˈskɹʌmp.ʃəs/ (delicious; delectable)  :: succulent, délicieux
scrunchie {n} (small elasticated ring of fabric)  :: chouchou {m}
scruple {n} /ˈskɹuː.pəl/ (hesitation from the difficulty of determining what is right)  :: scrupule {m}
scrupulously {adv} /ˈskruːpjʊləsli/ (in a careful manner)  :: scrupuleusement
scrutinise {v} (scrutinize) SEE: scrutinize  ::
scrutinize {v} /ˈskɹuːtə.naɪz/ (to examine with great care)  :: scruter
scrutore {n} (escritoire) SEE: escritoire  ::
SCTS {initialism} (Sea Cadet Training Ship)  :: NECM
scuffle {n} (Dutch hoe)  :: binette {f}
scuffle {n} (rough disorderly fight or struggle at close quarters)  :: rixe {f}, échauffourée {f}
scull {n} /skʌl/ (small boat)  :: skiff {m}
sculpt {v} (be a sculptor)  :: sculpter
sculptor {n} (a person who sculpts)  :: sculpteur {m}
Sculptor {prop} (constellation)  :: Sculpteur {m}
sculpture {n} (art of sculpting)  :: sculpture {f}
sculpture {n} (work of art created by sculpting)  :: sculpture {f}
scum {n} (person or persons considered to be reprehensible)  :: ordure, salaud {m}, racaille {f}
scum {n} /skʌm/ (layer of impurities)  :: écume {f}, couche {f}, mousse {f}, crasse {f}
scumbag {n} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
scumbag {n} (despicable person)  :: sac à merde {m}
scupper {n} /ˈskʌp.ɚ/ (nautical: drainage hole)  :: dalot {m}
scurry {v} (to run away with quick light steps)  :: détaler, se sauver
scurvy {n} (deficiency of vitamin C)  :: scorbut {m}
scurvy-grass {n} (Cochlearia)  :: cochléaire {f}
scutch grass {n} (Bermuda grass) SEE: Bermuda grass  ::
scuttle {n} /ˈskʌtəl/ (a small hatch or opening in a boat)  :: écoutille {f}
scuttle {v} (To deliberately sink a ship (often by order of the captain))  :: saborder, saboter
Scutum {prop} (constellation)  :: Écu de Sobieski {m}
Scylla {prop} /ˈsɪlə/ (personification of the rock)  :: Scylla
scythe {n} /ˈsaɪθ/ (farm tool)  :: faux
scythe {v} (to cut with a scythe)  :: faucher
Sczedrzik {prop} (Szczedrzyk) SEE: Szczedrzyk  ::
sea {n} /siː/ (body of water)  :: mer {f}
sea anemone {n} (polyp)  :: anémone de mer {f}
sea bass {n} /ˈsiːbæs/ (salt-water fish)  :: basse
seabird {n} (any bird that spends most of its time in coastal waters)  :: oiseau de mer, oiseau marin
seaborgium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 106)  :: seaborgium {m}
sea change {n} (profound transformation)  :: changement en profondeur
sea cucumber {n} (sea cucumber)  :: bêche-de-mer {f}
seadog {n} (dogfish) SEE: dogfish  ::
seadog {n} (sailor accustomed to the sea)  :: loup de mer {m}
sea eagle {n} (Haliaeetus albicilla) SEE: white-tailed eagle  ::
seafarer {n} (one who travels by sea)  :: marin {m}
seafarer {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor  ::
seafaring {adj} (fit to travel on the sea) SEE: seagoing  ::
seafood {n} (seafood)  :: fruits de mer
seagull {n} /ˈsiː.ɡʌl/ (bird of the family Laridae)  :: mouette {f}
sea holly {n} (Eryngium maritimum)  :: panicaut maritime {m}
sea horse {n} (fish)  :: hippocampe {m}
seal {n} (pattern, design)  :: sceau {m}
seal {n} (security against leakage)  :: joint
seal {n} /siːl/ (pinniped)  :: phoque {m}
seal {v} (to close securely)  :: cacheter
seal {v} (to place a seal on (a document))  :: sceller
sea lamprey {n} (animal)  :: lamproie marine {f}
Sealand {prop} (the Principality of Sealand)  :: Sealand, [officially] principauté de Sealand
sea leopard {n} (Hydrurga leptonyx) SEE: leopard seal  ::
sea level {n} (nominal height of the surface of the oceans above which heights of geographical features and aircraft flight levels are measured)  :: niveau de la mer {m}
sealing wax {n} /ˈsiːlɪŋ ˌwæks/ (wax formerly melted onto a letter to seal it)  :: cire à cacheter {f}
sea lion {n} (member of the Otariidae family)  :: otarie {f}
sealskin {n} (type of fabric made from the skin of seals)  :: phoque {m}
seam {n} (a line or depression left by a cut or wound)  :: cicatrice {f}
seam {n} (folded back and stitched piece of fabric)  :: couture
seam {n} (suture)  :: suture {f}
seam {n} (thin stratum of mineral)  :: veine {f}
seam allowance {n} /ˈsiːm əˌlaʊ.ənts/ (part of the material or fabric added to the dimensions of a pattern outside the seam)  :: valeurs de couture
seaman {n}  :: marin {m}
seaman {n} (naval rank)  :: matelot {m}
seaman {n} /ˈsiːmən/ (mariner or sailor)  :: marin {m}, matelot {m}
seamed stocking {n} (women's stocking having seams up the back, formerly common but now generally worn for effect)  :: bas couture {m}
seamless {adj} (Having no seams)  :: sans couture
seamless {adj} (Without interruption; coherent)  :: homogène, intégré
sea monster {n} (large, aggressive creature in the sea)  :: monstre marin {m}
seamount {n} (underwater mountain)  :: piton sous-marin {m}
seamstress {n} (a woman who sews clothes professionally)  :: couturière {f}
Sea of Azov {prop} /ˈsiː əv ˈɑːzɔv/ (sea)  :: mer d'Azov {f}
Sea of Galilee {prop} (lake in northern Israel)  :: lac de Tibériade {m}, mer de Galilée {f}
Sea of Japan {prop} (Asian sea)  :: mer du Japon {f}
Sea of Okhotsk {prop} (sea)  :: mer d'Okhotsk {f}
sea-parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
sea pie {n} (dish of crust or pastry with meat or fish)  :: [Quebecois] cipaille {m}
seaplane {n} (an aircraft)  :: hydravion {m}
sear {v} /sɪə(ɹ)/ (To char, scorch, or burn the surface of something with a hot instrument)  :: (cooking) saisir
search {n} (an attempt to find something)  :: recherche {f}
search {v} ((followed by "for") to look thoroughly)  :: chercher
search {v} /sɝt͡ʃ/ (to look throughout (a place) for something)  :: chercher, fouiller
search engine {n} (application that searches for, and retrieves, data based on some criteria)  :: moteur de recherche {m}
searcher {n} /ˈsɜːt͡ʃə/ (One who searches)  :: chercheur {m}
search warrant {n} (court order authorising the search of a place)  :: mandat de perquisition {m}
sea room {n} (space to manoeuvre ship)  :: mer libre {f}
sea salt {n} (salt prepared by evaporating sea water)  :: sel marin {m}
sea serpent {n} (sea monster)  :: serpent de mer {m}
seashell {n} (shell)  :: coquille {f}
seashore {n} /siˈʃɔɹ/ (foreshore) SEE: foreshore  ::
sea-sickness {n} (seasickness) SEE: seasickness  ::
seasickness {n} /siːsɪk.nəs/ (a feeling of nausea caused by the motion of a ship)  :: mal de mer {m}
season {n} (a group of episodes)  :: saison
season {n} ((obsolete) an extended, undefined period of time)  :: temps {m}
season {n} (part of year with something special)  :: saison {f}
season {n} /ˈsizən/ (quarter of a year)  :: saison {f}
season {v} (to flavour food)  :: épicer, assaisonner
seasonal {adj} (of, related to or reliant on a season)  :: saisonnier
seasonal affective disorder {n} (Depression associated with lack of natural light in winter)  :: dépression hivernale {f}
seasoning {n} (Cooking ingredient)  :: assaisonnement {m}, épice {f}
season ticket {n} (ticket that is valid for all of the events in a series)  :: abonnement
seat {n} (horizontal portion of a chair)  :: assise {f}
seat {n} (location of a governing body)  :: siège {m}
seat {n} (part of an object or individual directly involved in sitting)  :: séant {m}, siège {m}
seat {n} /siːt/ (place in which to sit)  :: siège {m} chaise {f}
seat belt {n} (restraining belt)  :: ceinture de sécurité {f}
sea turtle {n} (any turtle that inhabits oceans)  :: tortue marine {f}
sea urchin {n} (any of many marine echinoderms of the class Echinoidea)  :: oursin {m}, hérisson de mer {m}
seawall {n} (Coastal defence in the form of an embankment)  :: digue
seawater {n} (saltwater of a sea or ocean)  :: eau de mer {f}
seaweed {n} (marine plants and algae)  :: algues {f-p}
Sebastian {prop} (given name)  :: Sébastien
sebum {n} (thick oily substance)  :: sébum {m}
secede {v} (To split from or to withdraw from membership of a political union, an alliance or an organisation)  :: faire sécession
secession {n} (The act of seceding)  :: sécession {f}
secessionist {n} (one who supports secession)  :: sécessionniste
seclusion {n} (The act of secluding, or the state of being secluded; a shutting out or keeping apart, or the state of being shut out)  :: isolement {m}
second {adj} /ˈsɛk.ənd/ (second (numeral))  :: deuxième {m} {f}, second {m}, [in names of monarchs and popes] deux {m} {f}
second {adj} (that which comes after the first)  :: deuxième {m} {f}, second {m}
second {n} (manufactured item that fails to meet quality control standards)  :: article de second choix {m}
second {n} /ˈsɛk.ənd/ (SI unit of time)  :: seconde {f}
second {n} (short, indeterminate amount of time)  :: seconde {f}, instant {m}
second {n} (unit of angular measure)  :: seconde {f}, seconde d'angle {f}
secondary {adj} /ˈsɛkənd(ə)rɪ/ (succeeding first)  :: secondaire
secondary school {n} (school)  :: école secondaire {f}, lycée {m} [equivalent in France], collège {m} [Switzerland]
secondary smoking {n} (passive smoking) SEE: passive smoking  ::
second base {n} (the base opposite home plate)  :: deuxième but {m}, deuxième base {f}
second coming {n} (the return of Jesus Christ)  :: retour
Second French Empire {prop} (empire ruled by Napoleon III)  :: Second Empire {m}
second grade {n} (period in school after first grade and before third grade)  :: CE1 {m}
second-half {n} (second half) SEE: second half  ::
second hand {adj} (secondhand) SEE: secondhand  ::
second hand {n} (the hand or pointer that shows the number of seconds that have passed)  :: trotteuse
secondhand {adj} (not new; previously owned and used by another)  :: seconde main, occasion, de seconde main
second helping {n} (a second portion of the same thing (usually of food))  :: deuxième portion {f}
secondly {adv} (in the second place)  :: deuxièmement
second person {n} (the form of a verb used when the subject of a sentence is the audience)  :: deuxième personne {f}
second-rate {adj} (of mediocre quality)  :: de second ordre, de second rang
Second World War {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II  ::
secrecy {n} (concealment)  :: secret {m}
secret {adj} (being or kept hidden.)  :: secret {m}
secret {n} /ˈsiːkɹɪt/ (knowledge that is hidden)  :: secret {m}
secret agent {n} (member of an intelligence agency whose identity or affiliation is kept confidential)  :: agent secret {m}, agente secrète {f}
secretariat {n} /ˌsɛkrəˈtέəri.ət/ (the office or department of a government secretary)  :: secrétariat {m}
secretary {n} (head of a department of government)  :: secrétaire
secretary {n} (sagittarius serpentarius)  :: messager serpentaire
secretary {n} /ˈsɛkɹətɛɹi/ (person keeping records and handling clerical work)  :: secrétaire {m} {f}
secretary {n} (type of desk)  :: secrétaire
secretary bird {n} /ˈsɛkɹə,tɛɹɪ bɜːd/ (member of bird family)  :: messager sagittaire {m}, messager secrétaire {m}, messager serpentaire {m}
Secretary General {n} (chief administrator of an international body)  :: Secrétaire général {m}
Secretary of State {n} (government position)  :: secrétaire d'État {m}
secrete {v} /sɪˈkɹiːt/ ((transitive) produce by secretion)  :: sécrèter, excréter
secrete {v} (to conceal)  :: celer, cacher
secrete {v} (to steal)  :: dérober, enlever
secretion {n} (act of hiding)  :: mettre au secret
secretion {n} (act of secreting)  :: sécrétion {f}
secretion {n} (secreted substance)  :: sécrétion {f}
secretly {adv} /ˈsi.krət.li/ (in secret)  :: secrètement
secret of Polichinelle {n} (secret known to everyone)  :: secret de Polichinelle
secret police {n} (police operating outside normal boundaries of law)  :: police secrète {f}
secret service {n} (government organization)  :: service secret {m}
sect {n} (religious movement)  :: secte {f}
sectarianism {n} (rigid adherence to a particular sect, party or denomination)  :: sectarisme {m}
section {n} (image that shows an object as if cut along a plane) SEE: cross-section  ::
section {n} (part of a document)  :: section {f}; section {f}, [Canada] article {m} [law]
section {n} /ˈsɛk.ʃən/ (cutting, part cut out)  :: section
section {v} (to cut)  :: sectionner
sector {n} (section)  :: secteur
secular {adj} (happening once in an age or century)  :: séculaire
secular {adj}  :: profane
secular {adj} /sɛk.jə.lə(ɹ)/ (not specifically religious)  :: séculier, laïque, mondain
secular {adj} (temporal)  :: séculier
secularism {n} (The related political belief in the separation of church and state)  :: sécularisme {m}
secularity {n} (state of being secular)  :: sécularité {f}
secure {adj} (Firm and not likely to fail; stable)  :: sûr
secure {adj} (free from anxiety or doubt; unafraid)  :: sûr
secure {adj} (free from the danger of theft; safe)  :: sûr
secure {adj} (free from the risk of eavesdropping, interception or discovery; secret)  :: sûr
secure {adj} (Free from the risk of financial loss; reliable)  :: sûr
secure {adj} /səˈkjɔɹ/ (free from attack or danger; protected)  :: sûr
securely {adv} (in a secure manner)  :: en sécurité, solidement, fermement
security {n} (finance: proof of ownership)  :: titre {m}
security {n} /səˈkjɔɹ.ɪˌti/ (condition of not being threatened)  :: sécurité {f}
security {n} (something that secures)  :: sécurité {f}, sécurisant {m}
Security Council {prop} (UN Security Council) SEE: UN Security Council  ::
security deposit {n} (amount of money paid in advance as security)  :: dépôt de garantie {m}, caution {f}
security guard {n} (person employed to provided security)  :: agent de sécurité {m}
Security Intelligence Review Committee {prop} (oversight committee overseeing the CSIS sercurity service of Canada)  :: Comité de surveillance des activités de reseignement de sécurité
Security Service {n} (government organisation that aims to protect its nation and its secrets from enemies)  :: service de sécurité {m}
security theater {n} (measures which provide a sense of security without providing security)  :: comédie sécuritaire {f}
sedan {n} (body style for cars)  :: berline {f}
sedan {n}  :: conduite intérieure {f}
sedan {n} /səˈdæn/ (enclosed chair carried by porters)  :: palanquin {m}
sedan chair {n} (small litter or palanquin)  :: chaise à porteurs {f}
sedative {adj} (calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing)  :: sédatif
sedative {n} /ˈsɛdɘtɪv/ (an agent or drug that sedates)  :: sédatif {m}
sedentary {adj} (not moving, migratory)  :: sédentaire
sedentary {adj} (not moving much; sitting around)  :: sédentaire
sedge {n} /sɛd͡ʒ/ (any plant of the genus Carex)  :: laîche {f}
sediment {n} /ˈsɛdɪmənt/ (collection of small particles)  :: sédiment {m}
sediment {v} (to be deposited as a sediment)  :: sédimenter
sediment {v} (to deposit material as a sediment)  :: sédimenter
sedimentary rock {n} (one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth)  :: roche sédimentaire
sedimentation {n} (separation)  :: sédimentation {f}
sedimentology {n} (study of natural sediments)  :: sédimentologie {f}
sedition {n} /sɛˈdɪ.ʃən/ (insurrection or rebellion)  :: sédition {f}, révolte {f},
seditious {adj} (of, related to, or involved in sedition)  :: séditieux {m}, séditieuse {f}
Sedna {prop} (planetoid)  :: Sedna
seduce {v} (to beguile or lure someone away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct; to lead astray)  :: séduire
seduce {v} (to entice or induce someone to engage in a sexual relationship)  :: séduire
seduce {v} (to win over or attract someone)  :: séduire
seducer {n} (someone who seduces, especially a man who seduces a woman)  :: séducteur {m}, séductrice {f}
seduction {n} (act of seducing)  :: séduction {f}
seductress {n} (woman who seduces)  :: séductrice {f}, vamp {f}
sedulous {adj} (persevering in business or in endeavors)  :: pointilleux
see {n} (diocese)  :: siège {f}, évêché {m}
see {v} /si/ (perceive with the eyes)  :: voir
see {v} (understand)  :: voir
seed {n} (offspring, descendants, progeny)  :: postérité {f}, semence {f}
seed {n} (semen)  :: sperme
seed {n} /siːd/ (fertilized grain)  :: semence {f}, graine {f}
seed {v} (assign a position to in a tournament)  :: apparier, départager, classer
seed {v} (to plant or sow seeds)  :: semer, ensemencer
seed grain {n} (seed corn) SEE: seed corn  ::
seeding {n} (Arrangement of positions in a tournament)  :: appariement, départage, [racing] grille de départ
seedling {n} (young plant grown from seed)  :: semis
seedy {adj} (disreputable; run-down)  :: louche, glauque
seeing-eye dog {n} (seeing-eye dog) SEE: guide dog  ::
seeing is believing {proverb} (you need to see something to believe it)  :: une image vaut mille mots
seek {v} /siːk/ (to try to find)  :: chercher
seeker {n} (One who seeks)  :: demandeur
seel {v} (To blind) SEE: blind  ::
seem {v} /siːm/ (to appear)  :: sembler, paraître
seemingly {adv} (apparently) SEE: apparently  ::
see off {v} (to accompany someone to a point of departure)  :: accompagner
see off {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat  ::
seep {v} /siːp/ (to ooze through pores)  :: s'infiltrer suinter
seer {n} /siːɹ/ (someone who foretells the future)  :: voyant {m}, voyante {f}
see red {v} (to become angry)  :: voir rouge
seersucker {n} /ˈsiɹˌsʌk.əɹ/  :: crépon {m}
seesaw {n} (structure)  :: balançoire {f}, tapecul {m}
see stars {v} (experience flashing lights)  :: voir trente-six chandelles
seethe {v} /siːð/ (to boil vigorously)  :: bouillonner
see the forest for the trees {v} (to be overwhelmed by detail to the point where it obscures the overall situation)  :: l'arbre qui cache la forêt
see through {v} (avoid being deceived)  :: pénétrer
see through {v} (recognize someone's true motives)  :: anticiper
see-through {adj} (translucent) SEE: translucent  ::
see-through {adj} (transparent) SEE: transparent  ::
see ya {interj} /ˈsiː.jə/ (see you) SEE: see you  ::
see you {phrase} (see you later)  :: à plus
see you later {phrase} (goodbye)  :: à plus tard, à bientôt, à la prochaine, à tout à l'heure {f}, au revoir [formally]
see you soon {interj} (goodbye)  :: à bientôt
segment {n} (circular segment) SEE: circular segment  ::
segment {n} (line segment) SEE: line segment  ::
segment {n} /ˈsɛɡmɛnt/ (length of some object)  :: segment {m}
segment {v} (to divide into segments or sections)  :: segmenter
segmentation {n} (the act or an instance of dividing into segments)  :: segmentation {f}
segmentation {n} (the state of being divided into segments)  :: segmentation {f}
Segovia {prop} (city in Castile, Spain)  :: Ségovie {f}
segregation {n} /sɛɡɹəˈɡeɪ̯ʃən/ (setting apart or separation)  :: ségrégation {f}, séparation {f}
segue {n} (an instance of segueing, a transition)  :: transition {f}
segue {v} (music: to move smoothly from one theme to another)  :: enchaîner
segue {v} /ˈsɛɡweɪ/ (to move smoothly from one topic to another)  :: enchaîner
segue {v} (to play a sequence of records without talking in between)  :: enchaîner
seine {n} /seɪn/ (fishing net)  :: seine {f}
seine {v} (to fish)  :: seiner
Seine {prop} /seɪn/ (river of northern France)  :: Seine {f}
seismic {adj} /ˈsaɪzmɪk/  :: sismique
seismogram {n} (output from an accelerograph or seismograph)  :: sismogramme {m}
seismograph {n} /ˈsaɪz.mə.ɡɹæf/ (instrument that detects and records earthquakes)  :: seismographe
seismologic {adj} (relating to the field of seismology) SEE: seismological  ::
seismologist {n} (person who practices seismology)  :: seismologiste {m} {f}
seismology {n} (the study of the vibration of the Earth's interior)  :: sismologie {f}, séismologie {f}
seismometer {n} (device used by seismologists to measure seismic waves)  :: sismographe {m}
sei whale {n} (whale of the rorqual family)  :: rorqual boréal {m}
seize {v} /siːz/ (grab)  :: saisir
seize {v} (take advantage)  :: saisir
seize the day {v} (enjoy the present)  :: cueillir le jour, carpe diem
seizure {n} (act of taking possession, as by force or right of law)  :: saisie {f}
seizure {n} (sudden attack or convulsion)  :: attaque {f}, crise {f}
seizure {n} (sudden onset of pain or emotion)  :: attaque {f}
sejant {adj} (seated, sitting)  :: séant
sejunct {adj} /sɪˈd͡ʒʌŋkt/ (separate) SEE: separate  ::
sekere {n} /sekeˈre/ (musical instrument)  :: chekeré
Selandian {n} (subdivision of the Paleocene epoch)  :: Sélandien
selcouth {adj} (strange, rare, marvellous)  :: merveilleux, étrange, miraculeux
seldom {adv} /ˈsɛldəm/ (infrequently, rarely)  :: rarement
select {v} (to choose one or more elements from a set)  :: choisir, sélectionner
selection {n}  :: sélection
selection {n} /səˈlɛkʃən/ (process or act of selecting)  :: sélection {f}
selective {adj} (choosy, fussy or discriminating when selecting)  :: sélectif
selective {adj} (of or pertaining to the process of selection)  :: sélectif
selenate {n} (any salt or ester of selenic acid)  :: séléniate {m}
Selene {prop} /sɛˈliːnɪ/ (Greek moon goddess)  :: Séléné {f}
selenite {n} (from selenous acid)  :: sélénite {m}
selenium {n} /sɪˈliː.ni.əm/ (chemical element)  :: sélénium {m}
selenologist {n} (one who is skilled, professes or practices selenology)  :: sélénologue {m} {f}, sélénologiste {m} {f}
selenology {n} /sɛliːˈnɒləd͡ʒɪ/ (the study of the moon and several satellites)  :: sélénologie
Seleucia {prop} /səˈluːsiə/ (city)  :: Séleucie
Seleucus {prop} /səˈl(j)uːkəs/ (Ancient Greek name)  :: Séleucos
self {n} /sɛlf/ (individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness)  :: soi-même {m}
self- {prefix} (of, by, in or with oneself or itself)  :: auto-
self-assurance {n} (state or quality of being confident in oneself)  :: aplomb {m}, confiance en soi {f}
self-assured {adj} (confident on one's abilities)  :: sûr de soi, plein d'assurance
self-aware {adj} (aware of oneself)  :: autoconscient
self-awareness {n} (state of being self-aware)  :: conscience de soi {f}
self-censorship {n} (act of censoring one's own work)  :: auto-censure {f}
self-conceit {n} (vanity)  :: autosuffisance {f}
self-confidence {n} (measure of one's belief in one's own abilities)  :: confiance en soi {f}
self-confidence {n} (state of being self-confident)  :: confiance en soi {f}
self-confident {adj} (confident in one's abilities)  :: sûr de soi
self-conscious {adj} (aware of oneself as an individual being)  :: introspectif
self-contained {adj} (not requiring external or additional support)  :: autonome, indépendant
self control {n} (the control of oneself)  :: maîtrise de soi {f}
self-control {n} (ability to control one's desires and impulses)  :: contrôle de soi {m}, maîtrise de soi {f}
self-criticism {n} (criticism of oneself)  :: autocritique {f}
self-defense {n} ((law) Defense for oneself against violence)  :: légitime défense {f}
self-defense {n} (means of defending oneself from attack)  :: auto-défense {f}
self-denial {n} (action that sacrifices one's own benefit for the good of others)  :: abnégation
self-destruct {v} (to destroy oneself)  :: auto-détruire
self-destruction {n} (voluntary destruction of something by itself)  :: autodestruction {f}
self-destructive {adj} (that causes injury to oneself or harm to one's interests)  :: autodestructeur {m}, autodestructrice {f}
self-educated {adj} (having learned without the direction of a teacher)  :: autodidacte
self-esteem {n} /ˌsɛlf.ə.ˈstiːm/ (confidence in one's own worth)  :: amour-propre, estime de soi
self-evident {adj} (obviously true)  :: l'évidence même
self-explanatory {adj} (explaining itself)  :: auto-explicatif
self-fulfilling {adj} (describing a prediction that causes itself to occur as predicted)  :: autoréalisateur {m}, autoréalisatrice {f}
self-fulfilling prophecy {n} (A prediction that, by being voiced, causes itself to come true)  :: prophétie autoréalisatrice {f}
selfheal {n} (plant of genus Prunella)  :: brunelle {f}
selfhood {n} (individuality)  :: individualité {f};, ipséité {f}
selfhood {n} (personality)  :: personnalité {f};
selfhood {n} (selfishness)  :: caractère propre {m};
self-image {n} (way a person views themself)  :: image de soi {m}
self-immolate {v} (to set oneself on fire)  :: s'immoler
self-immolation {n} (setting oneself on fire)  :: auto-immolation {f}
self-indulgence {n} (excessive or immoderate indulgence of one's own personal desires and needs)  :: dissolution {f}
self-indulgent {adj} (exhibiting tendencies of self-indulgence)  :: dissolu
selfish {adj} (regard for oneself above others' well-being)  :: égoïste
selfish {adj} /ˈsɛlfɪʃ/ (holding one's self-interest as the standard for decision making)  :: égoïste
selfishness {n} (quality of being selfish)  :: égoïsme {f}
self-learning {n} (learning done by oneself)  :: auto-apprentissage {m}
selfless {adj} (having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself; unselfish)  :: dévoué, altruiste
self-love {n} (regard for oneself)  :: amour-propre {m}
self-obsession {n} (preoccupation with self)  :: égocentrisme
self-pity {n} (feeling of pity for oneself)  :: apitoiement sur soi-même {m}
self-pollination {n} (Pollination of a flower by its own pollen)  :: auto-pollinisation {f}
self-pollute {v} (to masturbate)  :: se polluer
self-portrait {n} (portrait of the painter who painted it)  :: autoportrait {m}
self-preservation {n} (self-preservation)  :: autoconservation {f}
self-proclaimed {adj} (indicating a claim made by the person who benefits)  :: autoproclamé
self-propelled {adj} (having its own means of propulsion)  :: auto-tracté {m}, auto-tractée {f}
self-publishing {n} (the publishing of books and other media by the authors)  :: autopublication {f}
self-reference {n} (referring to itself)  :: auto-référence {f}
self-reliance {n} (independence)  :: autonomie {f}, autosuffisance {f}
self-respect {n} (knowledge of one's own worth)  :: respect de soi {m}, dignité personnelle {f}
self-righteous {adj} (piously self-assured and smugly moralistic)  :: bien-pensant
self-sacrifice {n} (giving up of one's own benefit)  :: auto-sacrifice {m}, sacrifice de soi {m}
selfsame {adj} (the very same)  :: identique,le même
self-satisfaction {n} (contentment with one's own accomplishments or situation)  :: autosatisfaction {f}
self-satisfied {adj} (satisfied with oneself)  :: suffisant
self-selection {n}  :: auto-sélection
self-service {n} (the practice of serving oneself)  :: self-service {m}, libre-service {m}
self-serving {adj} (showing interest only in oneself)  :: intéressé
self-study {n} (study without the aid of a formal education institution)  :: auto-apprentissage {m}
self-sufficiency {n} (condition of being self-sufficient)  :: autosuffisance {f}, autonomie {f}
self-sufficient {adj} (able to provide for oneself independently of others)  :: autosuffisant
self-taught {adj} (educated by oneself) SEE: self-educated  ::
self-worth {n} (value one assigns to oneself)  :: estime de soi {f}
sell {v} /sɛl/ (to agree to transfer goods or provide services)  :: vendre
seller {n} /ˈsɛlə/ (someone who sells)  :: vendeur {m}, vendeuse {f}
sellotape {n} (adhesive tape)  :: ruban adhésif {m}
semantic {adj} /sɪˈmæntɪk/ (of or relating to semantics or the meanings of words)  :: sémantique
semantically {adv} (in the manner of or referring to semantics)  :: sémantiquement
semantician {n} (one who studies semantics)  :: sémanticien {m}, sémanticienne {f}
semantics {n} /sɪˈmæntɪks/ (science of the meaning of words)  :: sémantique {f}
semantic shift {n} (linguistics)  :: glissement sémantique
semaphore {n} /ˈsɛ.mə.fɔː/ (computing term)  :: sémaphore {m}
semelfactive {adj} (of or relating to the semelfactive aspect)  :: sémelfactif
semelfactive {n} (semelfactive aspect)  :: aspect sémelfactif {m}
semelfactive aspect {n} (grammar aspect)  :: aspect sémelfactif {m}
semen {n} /ˈsiːmən/ (male reproductory fluid)  :: semence {f}, sperme {m}
semester {n} /sɪˈmɛstɚ/ (half of school year)  :: semestre
semi- {prefix} /sɛmi/ (half (prefix))  :: semi-, demi-, à moitié
semiacetal {n} (hemiacetal) SEE: hemiacetal  ::
semiannual {adj} (half-yearly)  :: semi-annuel
semi-automatic {adj}  :: semiautomatique {m} {f}
semi-automatic {n}  :: semiautomatique {m}
semibreve {n} (whole note)  :: ronde {f}
semicircle {n} (half of a circle)  :: demi-cercle {m}
semicolon {n} /ˈsemikoʊlən/ (punctuation mark ';')  :: point-virgule {m}
semiconductor {n} (substance with electrical properties)  :: semiconducteur {m}
semifinal {n} (competition)  :: demi-finale {m}
semigroud {n} (semiheap) SEE: semiheap  ::
seminal {adj} (creative or having the power to originate)  :: créatif reproductif
seminal {adj} (highly influential)  :: influent, important
seminal vesicle {n} /ˈsɛmɪnəlˌvɛsɪkl/ (seminal vesicle)  :: vésicule séminale {f}
seminar {n} (class held for advanced studies)  :: séminaire {m}
seminarist {n} (student at seminary)  :: séminariste {m}
seminary {n} (theological school)  :: séminaire {m}
seminiferous {adj} (containing, bearing, or producing semen)  :: séminifère {m} {f}
seminude {adj} (half-naked) SEE: half-naked  ::
semi-nude {adj} (seminude) SEE: seminude  ::
semiology {n} (semiotics)  :: sémiologie {f}
semiotic {adj} /ˌsɛmiːˈɒtɪk/ (of or relating to semiotics or to semantics)  :: sémiotique
semiotician {n} (linguist specialized in semiotics)  :: sémanticien {m}, sémioticien {m}
semiotics {n} (study of signs)  :: sémiotique {f}
semiquaver {n} (music)  :: double croche {f}
Semite {n} /ˈsɛm.aɪt/ (Semite)  :: sémite {m} {f}
Semitic {adj} (pertaining to the Semites)  :: sémitique
Semitic {adj} /sɛˈmɪ.tɪk/ (pertaining to the Semitic subdivision of Afro-Asiatic languages)  :: sémitique
Semitism {n} (word or idiom of the Jewish vocabulary)  :: sémitisme {m}
semitone {n} (interval between adjacent keys)  :: demi-ton {m}
semi-trailer {n} (tractor-trailer or big rig)  :: semi-remorque {m}
semi-trailer {n} (trailer without a front axle and with wheels only at the trailing end)  :: semi-remorque {m}
semivowel {n} (sound in speech)  :: semi-voyelle {f}, semi-consonne {f}
semla {n} (pastry)  :: semla
semolina {n} (hard grains of flour left after milling)  :: semoule {f}
semordnilap {n} (word, phrase, or sentence that has the property of forming another word, phrase, or sentence when its letters are reversed)  :: anacyclique {m}
sempiternal {adj} /ˌsɛm.pɪˈtɝ.nəl/ (seemingly everlasting or eternal)  :: sempiternel
senary {adj} (of sixth rank or order)  :: sénaire {m} {f}
senate {n} /ˈsɛnɪt/ (the upper house in some bicameral legislative systems.)  :: sénat {m}
Senate {prop} (Canadian senate)  :: Sénat {m}
Senate {prop} (legislative body)  :: Sénat {m}, sénat {m}
Senate {prop} (Roman senate)  :: Sénat {m}
senator {n} /ˈsɛn.ə.tɚ/ (member in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate)  :: sénateur {m}, sénatrice {f}
send {v} /ˈsɛnd/ (make something go somewhere)  :: envoyer
sender {n} /ˈsɛndɚ/ (someone who sends)  :: expéditeur {m}, expéditrice {f}
sendoff {n} (farewell party)  :: fête d'adieu, pot de départ {m}
send-up {n} /ˈsɛndˌʌp/ (satirical imitation)  :: parodie {f}
Seneca {prop} /ˈsɛnəkə/ (tribe)  :: Tsonnontouan, Sénécas
Senegal {prop} (Republic of Senegal)  :: Sénégal {m}
Senegalese {adj} /ˌsɛ.nə.ɡəˈliːz/ (pertaining to Senegal)  :: sénégalais
Senegalese {n} (person from Senegal)  :: Sénégalais {m}, Sénégalaise {f}
senescent {adj} (growing old)  :: sénescent
seneschal {n} (steward in charge of a medieval nobleman's estate)  :: sénéchal
senile {adj} (exhibiting the deterioration in mind)  :: sénile
senility {n} (the losing of memory and reason)  :: sénilité
senior {adj} (older)  :: aîné {m}
senior {n} (someone older than someone else)  :: supérieur {m}
senior captain {n} (army)  :: Belgium: Captain-Commandant
seniority {n} (time)  :: ancienneté
Senkaku Islands {prop} (islands)  :: îles Senkaku {f-p}, îles Diaoyutai {f-p}
sensation {n} /sɛnseɪʃən/ (physical feeling)  :: sensation {f}
sensation {n} (widespread excitement)  :: sensation {f}
sensational {adj} (exceptionally great)  :: sensationnel {m}
sensationalism {n} (use of style and subject matter that is intentionally controversial, lurid, or attention-grabbing)  :: sensationnalisme {m}
sense {n} (conscious awareness)  :: sens {m}
sense {n} (meaning or reason)  :: sens {m}
sense {n} (semantics term)  :: sens {m}
sense {n} /sɛns/ (method to gather data)  :: sens {m}
sense {n} (sound judgement)  :: sens {m}
sense {v} (use biological senses)  :: sentir
sensei {n} (a Japanese teacher)  :: sensei {m}
sensei {n} (martial arts instructor)  :: sensei {m}
sense of humour {n} (quality of an individual to find certain things funny)  :: sens de l'humour {m}
sense organ {n} (an organic sensor)  :: organe des sens
sensible {adj} (acting with or showing good judgement)  :: sensé, raisonnable
sensible {adj} /ˈsensəbl/ (able to feel or perceive)  :: sensible
sensibly {adv} /ˈsɛnsəbli/ (in a sensible manner; in a way that shows good sense)  :: raisonnablement
sensitive {adj}  :: [1] sensible
sensitive {adj} /ˈsɛnsɪtɪv/ (responsive to stimuli)  :: sensible
sensitivity {n}  :: sensibilité
sensor {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ (device or organ that detects certain external stimuli)  :: détecteur, capteur {m}
sensorimotor {adj} (of or pertaining to both sensory and motor activity)  :: sensorimoteur
sensual {adj} /ˈsɛn.ʃu.əl/  :: sensuel, voluptueux
sentence {n} (grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate)  :: phrase {f}
sentence {n} (punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime)  :: peine {f}
sentence {n} /ˈsɛntəns/ (decision of a jury)  :: jugement {m}
sentence {v} (declare a sentence on a convicted person)  :: punir, condamner
sententious {adj} /sɛnˈtɛn.ʃəs/ (using as few words as possible)  :: concis, laconique, succint
sententious {adj} (tending to use aphorisms or maxims)  :: sentencieux, pédant, pontifiant
sententiously {adv} (in a sententious manner)  :: sentencieusement
sentiment {n} (a general thought)  :: sentiment {m}
sentimental {adj} (characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion)  :: sentimental
sentimentality {n} (act of being sentimental)  :: sentimentalité {f}, [pejorative] sensiblerie {f}
sentinel {n} (A sentry or guard)  :: factionnaire {m}, sentinelle {f}
sentinel {v} (To watch over something as a guard)  :: regarder
sentinel event {n} (unusual event in a medical setting which results in death or serious physical injury)  :: événement de sentinelle
sentry {n}  :: sentinelle {f}
sentry-box {n} (booth)  :: guérite {f}
Seoul {prop} /soʊl/ (capital of South Korea)  :: Séoul {m}
sepal {n} (part of calyx)  :: sépale {m}
separate {adj} (followed by "from": not together with)  :: séparé {m}, séparée {f}
separate {adj} /ˈsɛp(ə)ɹət/ (apart from; not connected to)  :: séparé {m}, séparée {f}
separate {v} (cause (things or people) to be separate)  :: séparer
separate {v} (disunite something from one thing)  :: séparer
separate {v} (divide itself into separate pieces or substances)  :: se séparer
separately {adv} (in a separate manner)  :: séparément
separate the wheat from the chaff {v} (to select only that which is of value)  :: séparer le bon grain de l'ivraie
separation {n} (act of disuniting two or more things)  :: séparation {f}
separation {n} (an interval, gap or space that separates things)  :: séparation {f}
separatism {n} (separatism)  :: séparatisme {m}
separatist {adj} (Advocating or seeking the separation of a country or territory)  :: séparatiste
separatist {n} (political separatist)  :: séparatiste {m} {f}
Sephardic {adj} (relating to the culture of the Sephardi Jews)  :: séfarade
sepia {adj} (colour)  :: sépia
sepia {n} (colour)  :: sépia {m}
sepia {n} (drawing)  :: sépia {m}
sepia {n} (pigment)  :: sépia {m}
sepia {n} /ˈsiːpɪə/ (cuttlefish)  :: seiche {f}
sepoy {n} /ˈsiːpɔɪ/ (A native soldier of the East Indies)  :: cipaye {m}
sepsis {n} (serious medical condition in which the whole body is inflamed)  :: sepsis {m}
September {prop} /sɛpˈtɛmbəɹ/ (ninth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: septembre {m}
septic {adj} (of or pertaining to sepsis)  :: septique
septicemia {n} (disease caused by pathogenic organisms in the bloodstream, characterised by chills and fever)  :: septicémie {f}
septic tank {n} (slang: Yank) SEE: Yank  ::
septic tank {n} (watertight treatment system for domestic sewage)  :: fosse septique {f}
septime {n} (defensive position in fencing)  :: septime {f}
septinsular {adj} (consisting of seven islands)  :: septinsulaire
septuagenarian {n} (One who is between the age of 70 and 79)  :: septuagénaire
Septuagint {prop} /ˈsɛp.t(j)uː.əˌdʒɪnt/ (an ancient translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek)  :: Septante
sepulchral {adj} /səˈpʌlkrəl/ (suggestive of grave)  :: sépulcral
sepulchre {n} /ˈsɛpəɫkɚ/ (burial chamber)  :: sépulcre {m}
sequel {n} /ˈsiːkwəl/ (a narrative written after another narrative set in the same universe)  :: suite {f}
sequela {n} /sɪˈkwiːlə/ (a disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem)  :: séquelle {f}
sequence {n} (in mathematics, an ordered list of objects)  :: suite {f}, séquence {f}
sequence {n} (poetic, music composition used in some Catholic Masses between the readings)  :: séquence {f}
sequence {n} (series of musical phrases where a theme or melody is repeated)  :: séquence {f}
sequence {n} /ˈsikwəns/ (set of things in a set order)  :: suite {f}, séquence {f}
sequence {n}  :: suite {f}, ordre {m}
sequencer {n} (a machine)  :: séquenceur {m}
sequent {adj} /ˈsiːkwənt/ (that comes after) SEE: subsequent  ::
sequent {adj} (that follows on) SEE: consequent  ::
sequester {v} ((chemistry) to prevent an ion from behaving normally)  :: séquestrer
sequester {v} /sɪˈkwɛs.tɚ/ (to separate from all external influence)  :: séquestrer, mettre sous séquestre
sequin {n} /ˈsiːkwɪn/ (sparkling spangle used for decoration of ornate clothing:)  :: paillettes {f-p}
sequoia {n} /səˈkwɔɪ.ə/ (tree)  :: séquoia {m}
seraph {n} /ˈserəf/ (highest order of angels)  :: séraphin {m}
Seraphina {prop} (female given name)  :: Séraphine
Serb {adj} (of or pertaining to the Serbs or their culture)  :: serbe
Serb {n} /ˈsɝb/ (person of Serb descent)  :: Serbe {m} {f}
Serbia {prop} /ˈsɝ.bi.ə/ (a country in southeastern Europe)  :: Serbie {f}
Serbia and Montenegro {prop} (former country on the Balkan Peninsula)  :: Serbie-et-Monténégro
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to Serbia and Serbians)  :: serbe
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbian language)  :: serbe
Serbian {n} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)biːən/ (person from Serbia; see also Serb#Translations, see also: Serb)  :: Serbe {m} {f}
Serbian {n} (Serb) SEE: Serb  ::
Serbian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: serbe {m}
Serbo-Croatian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbo-Croatian language)  :: serbo-croate
Serbo-Croatian {prop} (South Slavic language)  :: serbo-croate {m}
Serbophile {adj} (Loving Serbia, the Serbian people or Serbian culture)  :: Serbophile
Serbophile {n} (one who loves Serbia)  :: Serbophile {m} {f}
serenade {n} /ˌsɛrəˈneɪd/ (serenade)  :: sérénade {f}
serenade {v} (serenade)  :: sérénader
serendipitous {adj}  :: sérendipiteux [rare]
serendipity {n} /ˌsɛ.rɛn.ˈdɪp.ə.ti/ (unsought, unintended... and/or learning experience that happens by accident)  :: sérendipité {f}, aubaine, heureux hasard, chance, coup de pot
serene {adj} (fair and unclouded)  :: serein
serene {adj} (peaceful, calm)  :: serein
serene {adj}  :: serein {m}, sereine {f}
serenely {adv} (in a serene manner)  :: sereinement
serenity {n}  :: sérénité {f}
serenity {n} (state)  :: sérénité
serf {n} /sɝf/ (semifree peasant)  :: serf {m}
serfdom {n} (feudal system)  :: servage {m}
serfdom {n} (state of being a serf)  :: servage {m}
sergeant {n} (noncommissioned officer rank)  :: sergent
sergeant major {n}  :: sergent-major {m}
Sergius {prop} (male given name)  :: Serge {m}
serial {n} /sɪəɹiːəɫ/ (A work, as a work of fiction, published in installments)  :: feuilleton {m}
serialism {n} (music)  :: sérialisme {m}
serial killer {n} (person who commits multiple murders)  :: tueur en série {m}
series {n} (in analysis: sum of the terms of a sequence)  :: série {f}
series {n} /ˈsɪɹiz/ (a number of things that follow on one after the other)  :: suite {f}, série {f}
series {n} (television or radio program)  :: série {f}
series finale {n} (the final episode of a television series)  :: conclusion de série
serif {n} (short line in a font)  :: empattement {m}
serigraphy {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing  ::
serine {n} (nonessential amino acid; CH2OH.CH(NH2)COOH)  :: sérine {f}
serious {adj} (important; weighty; not trifling; leaving no room for play)  :: sérieux
serious {adj} (really intending what is said; being in earnest)  :: sérieux
serious {adj} /ˈsɪəriəs/ (without humor or expression of happiness)  :: sérieux {m}, sérieuse {f}
seriously {adv} /ˈsɪɹiəsli/ (in a serious or literal manner)  :: sérieusement, gravement
seriously {adv} (speech-act)  :: sérieux
sermon {n} /ˈsɝmən/ (religious discourse)  :: sermon {m}, prêche {m}
sermon {n} (speech of reproval)  :: sermon {m}, prêche {m}
Sermon on the Mount {prop} (public discourse given by Jesus)  :: Sermon sur la montagne {m}
sero- {prefix} (combining form of serum)  :: séro-
seropositive {adj} (testing positive for a given pathogen)  :: séropositif
serotherapy {n} (the therapeutic use of sera or vaccines)  :: sérothérapie {f}
serotonin {n} /ˌsɛrəˈtʰəʊnɪn/ (the compound 5-hydroxytryptamine)  :: sérotonine {f}
serous {adj} (containing, secreting, or resembling serum)  :: séreux, séreuse {f}
Serpens {prop} /ˈsɚːpənz/ (large summer constellation of the northern sky)  :: Serpent {f}
serpent {n} /ˈsɝpənt/ (snake)  :: serpent {m}
Serpentarius {prop} (Ophiuchus) SEE: Ophiuchus  ::
serpentinite {n} (metamorphic rock)  :: serpentinite {f}
Serpukhovian {n} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period)  :: Serpukhovien
serrate {adj} (having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections)  :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serrate {adj} (saw-like)  :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serrated {adj} (Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections)  :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serrated {adj} (saw-like)  :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
Serravallian {n} (subdivision of the Miocene epoch)  :: Serravallien
serum {n} /ˈsɪɹ.əm/ (blood serum)  :: sérum {m}
servant {n}  :: domestique, serviteur {m}
servant {n} /ˈsɝvənt/ (one who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation)  :: serviteur {m}, domestique {m} {f}, servante {f}
serve {n} (AUS: portion of food) SEE: serving  ::
serve {n} /sɝv/ (sports: act of putting the ball or shuttlecock in play)  :: service {m}
serve {v} (legal: to bring to notice, deliver, or execute)  :: signifier
serve {v} (religion: to obey and worship)  :: servir
serve {v} (sports: to lead off with first delivery (of the ball))  :: servir
serve {v} (to be of use)  :: servir
serve {v} (to work for)  :: servir
server {n} (one who serves)  :: serviteur {m}, serviteuse {f}
server {n} (preferred unisex term for a waitress or waiter)  :: serveur {m} / serveuse {f}
server {n}  :: serveur {m}
serve someone right {v} (serves you right!)  :: bien fait !
serve time {v} (to be in prison) SEE: do time  ::
Servian {adj} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
Servian {n} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
service {n} (computing: function provided by one program or machine for another)  :: service {m}
service {n} (economics: work performed)  :: service {f}
service {n} (set of dishes or utensils)  :: service {m}
service {n} /ˈsɝvɪs/ (practice of providing a service)  :: service {m}
service {n} (the military)  :: service
service {v} (to perform maintenance)  :: maintenir
service {v} (to serve)  :: servir
serviceberry {n} (berry)  :: amélanche {f}
serviceberry {n} (plant)  :: amélanchier {m}
service à la française {n}  :: service à la française
service à la russe {n}  :: service à la russe
serviceman {n} (man who serves in the armed forces)  :: militaire {m}
service station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
serviette {n} /ˌsɜː.vi.ˈɛt/ (napkin) SEE: napkin  ::
serving {n} /ˈsɜːvɪŋ/ (portion of food)  :: portion
servitude {n} (the state of being a slave)  :: servage {m}, servitude {f}
servomechanism {n} (system)  :: servomécanisme
sesame {n} /ˈsɛsəmi/ (plant)  :: sésame {m}
sesquicentennial {n} /ˌsɛskwɪsɛnˈtɛniəl/ (a 150th anniversary)  :: sesquicentenaire {m}
sesquioxide {n} (oxide)  :: sesquioxyde {m}
session {n} /ˈsɛʃən/ (period devoted to a particular activity)  :: séance {f}
sesterce {n} /ˈsɛstɜːs/ (sestertius) SEE: sestertius  ::
sestertius {n} (Roman coin)  :: sesterce {m}
set {adj} (prearranged)  :: établi {m}
set {adj} (ready, prepared)  :: prêt {m}
set {n} (badger’s home) SEE: sett  ::
set {n} (collection of various objects for a particular purpose, such as a set of tools)  :: jeu {m}
set {n} (device for receiving broadcast radio waves; a radio or television)  :: poste {m}, appareil {m}, récepteur {m}
set {n} (in tennis)  :: set {m}
set {n} (matching collection of similar things, such as a set of tables)  :: ensemble {m}
set {n} (object made up several parts, such as a set of steps)  :: série {f}
set {n} (plural: set theory) SEE: set theory  ::
set {n} (scenery for a film or play)  :: [play] scene {f}, [film] plateau / plateau de tournage
set {n} (set theory: collection of objects)  :: ensemble {m}
set {n} (volleyball)  :: set {m}
set {v} (of a heavenly body: to disappear below the horizon)  :: se coucher
set {v} /sɛt/ (to put something down)  :: poser
set {v} (to adjust)  :: régler
set {v} (to arrange with dishes and cutlery)  :: mettre
set {v} (to determine)  :: fixer
set {v} (to devise and assign work)  :: assigner
set {v} (to punch a nail into wood)  :: enfoncer
set {v} (to sit) SEE: sit  ::
set {v} (to solidify)  :: geler
Set {prop} /ˈsɛt/ (Egyptian god)  :: Seth {m}
set about {v} (to initiate or begin some action)  :: entreprendre
set aside {v} (disagree with something)  :: laisser de côté, écarter
set aside {v} (separate and reserve for a specific purpose)  :: mettre de côté, réserver
set back {v} (cost)  :: coûter
set back {v} (delay)  :: retarder
set down {v} (to place on a surface)  :: déposer
set foot {v} (to enter)  :: mettre le pieds, mettre les pied, poser le pied, poser les pieds
set foot {v} (to step onto)  :: poser le pied, poser les pieds
Seth {prop} /sɛθ/ (the third son of Adam and Eve)  :: Seth
set in stone {adj} (permanent)  :: gravé dans le marbre
set in stone {v} (to make permanent)  :: gravé dans le marbre
set off {v} (To make angry)  :: mettre en colère
set off {v} (To offset) SEE: offset  ::
set on fire {v} (cause to begin to burn)  :: allumer, enflammer, embraser
set out {v} (to explain)  :: expliquer
set out {v} (to start an activity)  :: commencer
set phrase {n} (an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up)  :: locution figée {f}
set point {n} (tennis)  :: balle de set {f}
setpoint {n} (command signal or value)  :: consigne {f}
set sail {v} (to embark on a voyage by boat)  :: prendre la mer, partir en mer, appareiller
set square {n} (flat triangular piece of plastic or other material used in technical drawing)  :: demi-carré {m}, équerre {f}
Setswana {prop} /sɛtˈswɑnə/ (Tswana) SEE: Tswana  ::
sett {n} (pattern of a Scottish tartan)  :: plaid {m}
sett {n} (paving stone)  :: pavé {m}
sett {n} /sɛt/ (home of a badger)  :: terrier de blaireau {m}
set-theoretic {adj} (Of, relating to or using set theory)  :: ensembliste {m} {f}
set theory {n} (mathematical theory of sets)  :: théorie des ensembles {f}
setting {adj} (that disappears below the horizon)  :: couchant
setting {n} (placement of a control)  :: réglage {m}, configuration {f}
settle {v} /ˈsɛtəl/ (to fix one's residence)  :: s'installer, coloniser, s'habituer
settle down {v} (to establish a settled lifestyle)  :: s'installer
settlement {n} (A colony that is newly established; a place or region newly settled)  :: colonie {f}
settlement {n} (A community of people living together)  :: agglomération {f}
settlement {n} ((law) A disposition of property, or the act of granting it)  :: acte de propriété {m}
settlement {n} ((law) A resolution of a dispute)  :: arrangement {m}
settlement {n} /ˈset.l.mənt/ (The state of being settled)  :: règlement {m}, solution {f}
settlement agreement {n} (a contractual agreement between parties to actual or potential litigation by which each party agrees to a resolution of the underlying dispute)  :: transaction juridique {f}
settler {n} (someone who settles in a new location, especially one who makes a previously uninhabited place his home)  :: colon {m}
settling {n} (dregs)  :: sédimentation {f}, sédiments {m-p}
set up {v} (to ready something for use)  :: mettre en place, installer
set up {v} (to trap or ensnare)  :: coincer , entourlouper
Sevastopol {prop} /ˌsɛvəˈstoʊpəl/ (city)  :: Sébastopol {m}
sevdalinka {n} (genre of folk music)  :: sevdalinka {f}
seven {num} /ˈsɛv.ən/ (cardinal number 7)  :: sept
seven deadly sins {n} (the cardinal sins)  :: sept péchés capitaux {m-p}
seven hundred and fifty {n} (the figure 750)  :: sept cent cinquante {m}
seven hundred and fifty {num} (number)  :: sept cent cinquante
sevennight {n} (period of seven consecutive days and nights) SEE: week  ::
seven o'clock {n} (the start of the eighth hour)  :: sept heures {f}
seven seas {n} (all of the Earths oceans)  :: sept mers {f-p}
seventeen {num} /ˈsɛv.ən.tiːn/ (cardinal number)  :: dix-sept {m}
seventeenth {n}  :: dix-septième mf , dix-septième {m}
seventeenth {num} /ˌsɛvnˈtiːnθ/ (ordinal number)  :: dix-septième (before the noun) (abbreviation 17ème); (in names of monarchs and popes) dix-sept (after the name) (abbreviation XVII)
seventh {adj} /sɛv.nθ/ (ordinal form of the number seven)  :: septième (before the noun) (abbreviation 7ème); (in names of monarchs and popes) sept (after the name) (abbreviation VII)
seventh {n} (musical interval)  :: septième {f}
seventh {n} (one of seven equal parts of a whole)  :: septième {m}
seventh {n} (something in the seventh position)  :: septième {m} {f}
seventh heaven {n} (state of great joy and satisfaction)  :: septième ciel
seventies {n} (the decade of the 1970s)  :: les années soixante-dix {f-p}, années 70 {f-p}
seventieth {adj} /ˈsɛvntiəθ/ (ordinal form of the number seventy (70))  :: [France, Quebec] soixante-dixième, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland] septantième (abbreviations 70e, 70ème)
seventieth {n} (one of seventy equal parts of a whole)  :: [France, Quebec] soixante-dixième, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland] septantième
seventieth {n} (the person or thing in the seventieth position)  :: [France, Quebec] soixante-dixième, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland] septantième
seventy {num} /ˈsɛv.əɾ̃.i/ (cardinal number)  :: [France, Quebec, Luxembourg] soixante-dix, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland, northern France] septante {m}
Seventy {prop} (translators of the Septuagint)  :: Septante
seventy-eight {num} (78)  :: soixante-dix-huit
seventy-first {num} (ordinal number 71st)  :: soixante et onzième
seventy-five {num} (75)  :: soixante-quinze
seventy-four {num} (74)  :: soixante-quatorze
seventy-nine {num} (79)  :: soixante-dix-neuf
seventy-one {num} (71)  :: soixante et onze
seventy-seven {num} (77)  :: soixante-dix-sept
seventy-six {num} (76)  :: soixante-seize
seventy-three {num} (73)  :: soixante-treize
seventy-two {num} (72)  :: soixante-douze
seven virtues {n} (seven virtues)  :: sept vertus
sever {v} /ˈsɛv.ɚ/ (to cut free)  :: rompre, trancher, sectionner
several {determiner}  :: plusieurs
several {determiner} /ˈsɛv(ə)ɹəl/ (consisting of a number more than two, but not very many)  :: plusieurs {p}
severance {n} /ˈsɛv.ɹəns/ (severance payment) SEE: severance pay  ::
severance pay {n} (money paid to employee as compensation)  :: indemnité de licenciement {f}
severance payment {n} (money paid to employee in case of layoff) SEE: severance pay  ::
severe {adj}  :: sévère
severe {adj} /sɪˈvɪə/ (austere)  :: sévère
severe acute respiratory syndrome {n} (form of pneumonia)  :: syndrome respiratoire aigu sévère {m}, SRAS {m}
severed {adj} (cut off or broken apart)  :: sectionné
severely {adv} (in a severe manner)  :: sévèrement
severity {n} /səˈvɛɹɨɾi/ (state of being severe)  :: sévérité {f}
Severn {prop} (the river)  :: Severn {f}
Seville {prop} (city in Spain)  :: Séville {f}
sew {v} /soʊ/ ((transitive) use a needle)  :: coudre
sewage {n} (suspension of water and waste)  :: eaux usées {f-p}
sewer {n} /ˈsoʊə/ (person who sews clothing)  :: couturier {m}, couturière {f}
sewer {n} /ˈsuɚ/ (pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage)  :: égout {m}
sewerage {n} (sewage) SEE: sewage  ::
sewerage {n} (sewer system)  :: assainissement {m}
sewing {n} (action of the verb to sew)  :: couture {f}
sewing {n} (Something that is being or has been sewn)  :: couture
sewing machine {n} (device)  :: machine à coudre {f}
sex {n} (gender (female or male))  :: sexe {m}
sex {n} /sɛks/ (act of sexual intercourse)  :: rapports sexuels {m-p}, sexe {m}, cul {m}
sex {n} (women)  :: le sexe {m}
sex {v} (to determine the sex of)  :: sexer
Sexagesima {n} (8th Sunday before Easter)  :: Sexagésime {f}
sex appeal {n} (sexual attractiveness)  :: sex appeal {m}, attirance sexuelle {f}, attraction sexuelle {f}, attrait sexuel {m}
sex bomb {n} (someone highly sexy)  :: bombe sexuelle {f}
sex drive {n} (tendency to have sex)  :: pulsion sexuelle {f}
sex education {n} (sex education)  :: éducation sexuelle {f}
sexily {adv} (in a sexy manner)  :: sexyment
sexism {n} (gender discrimination or dislike)  :: sexisme {m}
sexist {adj} (unfairly against one sex in favour of the other)  :: sexiste {m} {f}
sexist {n} /ˈsɛksɪst/ (a person who discriminates on grounds of sex)  :: sexiste {m} {f}
sex life {n} /ˈsɛksˌlaɪf/ (part of a person's life that is directly concerned with sexual activity)  :: vie sexuelle {f}
sexology {n} (The study of sex and sexuality)  :: sexologie {f}
sex organ {n} (organ used in sexual reproduction)  :: appareil reproducteur {m}, organe sexuel {m}
sex partner {n} (someone that one has sex with)  :: partenaire sexuel {m}, partenaire sexuelle {f}
sex position {n} (sex position)  :: position sexuelle {f}
sex reassignment surgery {n} (surgical procedure)  :: opération de changement de sexe {f}, chirurgie de réattribution sexuelle {f}, chirurgie de réassignation sexuelle {f}
sex shop {n} (shop that sells sexual merchandise)  :: sex-shop {m}, boutique porno {f}
sex slave {n} (person forced into being available for sex)  :: esclave sexuel {m}, esclave sexuelle {f}
sex strike {n} (a strike, in which one or multiple persons refrain from sex with their partner(s) to achieve certain goals)  :: grève du sexe
sex symbol {n} (person with sexual ideals)  :: sex-symbol {m}, sexe-symbole {m}
Sextans {prop} (dim spring constellation of the northern sky)  :: Sextant {m}
sextant {n} (navigational instrument)  :: sextant {m}
sextet {n} (composition for six voices or instruments)  :: sextuor {m}, sextette {m}
sextillion {num} (a million quintillion, 1036)  :: frantic, sextillion
sexton {n} /ˈsɛkstən/ (church official)  :: sacristain {m}
sex tourism {n} (travel for sex)  :: tourisme sexuel {m}
sex toy {n} (sex aid)  :: sextoy {m}
sextuplet {n} (one of six born together)  :: sextuplé
sexual {adj} /ˈsɛkʃuəl/  :: sexuel
sexual abuse {n} (forcing of undesired sexual activity by one person on another)  :: agression sexuelle {f}, violence sexuelle {f}
sexual appetite {n} (sexual desire)  :: luxure {f}
sexual harassment {n} /ˌsɛkʃuəlhəˈɹæsmənt/ (sexual harassment)  :: harcèlement sexuel {m}
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction)  :: coït {m}, rapport sexuel {m}, relation sexuelle {f}, union charnelle {f}, union sexuelle {f}
sexualism {n} /ˈsɛkʃuəlɪzm/ (sexual prejudice or discrimination)  :: sexualisme {m}
sexuality {n} (concern with or interest in sexual activity)  :: sexualité {f}
sexuality {n} (sexual activity)  :: sexualité {f}
sexuality {n} (sexual identity)  :: sexe {m}, sexualité {f}
sexuality {n}  :: sexualité {f}
sexuality {n} (sexual orientation) SEE: sexual orientation  ::
sexually {adv} (in a sexual manner)  :: sexuellement
sexually transmitted disease {n} (disease contracted through sexual contact)  :: maladie sexuellement transmissible {f}
sexual minority {n} (those outside mainstream sexual expression)  :: minorité sexuelle {f}
sexual orientation {n} (sexual orientation)  :: orientation sexuelle {f}
sexual partner {n} (person with whom someone has had sex)  :: partenaire sexuel {m}
sexual predator {n} (person seen as threatening for wanting sex)  :: prédateur sexuel {m}, prédatrice sexuelle {f}
sexual slavery {n} (criminal activity that involves forced sexual acts upon a person who is usually held hostage as a slave)  :: esclavage sexuel
sexual tension {n} (tension between two individuals due to physical attraction)  :: tension sexuelle {f}
sex worker {n} (person who supplies sexual services for money)  :: travailleur du sexe {m}, travailleuse du sexe {f}
sexy {adj} /ˈsɛksi/ (having sexual appeal)  :: sexy {m} {f}
Seychelles {prop} /seɪˈʃɛlz/ (country in East Africa)  :: Seychelles
Seychellois {adj} (from, or pertaining to, the Seychelles)  :: seychellois
Seychellois {n} (Someone from the Seychelles of Seychellois descent)  :: Seychellois {m}, Seychelloise {f}
SEZ {initialism} (Special Economic Zone)  :: ZES {f}
shabby {adj} /ˈʃæb.i/ (torn or worn; poor; mean; ragged)  :: râpé, usé, élimé, miteux
shabby {adj} (mean; paltry; despicable)  :: minable
shack {n} /ʃæk/ (crude hut)  :: cabanon {m}, baraque {f}
shackle {n} (a restraint fit over an appendage)  :: menottes {f-p}
shackle {n} (a U-shaped piece of metal)  :: manille {f}
shackle {v} (to inhibit the abilities of)  :: enchainer
shackle {v} (to restraint using shackles)  :: enchainer
shackles {n} (paired wrist or ankle restraints)  :: fers {p}
shad {n} (fishes of the herring family)  :: alose
shadbush {n} (serviceberry) SEE: serviceberry  ::
shadda {n} /ˈʃɑ.dɑ/ (diacritic used in the Arabic script)  :: chadda {f}, tachdîd {f}
shade {n} (archaic: a ghost)  :: esprit {m}, ombre {f}
shade {n} /ʃeɪd/ (darkness where light is blocked)  :: ombre {f}
shade {n} (something that blocks light, particularly in a window)  :: store {m}
shade {n} (subtle variation in a concept)  :: nuance {f}
shade {n} (variety of color)  :: nuance {f}, ton {m}
shade {v} (to shield from light)  :: ombrager, faire de l'ombre
shade {v} (to vary slightly, particularly in color)  :: tendre vers
shadow {n} /ˈʃædoʊ/ (dark image projected onto a surface)  :: ombre {f}
shadow {n} (relative darkness)  :: ombre {f}
shadow {v} (to secretly track or follow another)  :: prendre en filature, filer
shadow-box {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama  ::
shadowbox {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama  ::
shadow-box {v} (shadowbox) SEE: shadowbox  ::
shadowing {n} (the effect of being shadowed, as from a light source or radio transmission)  :: effet de masque {m}
shadow of a doubt {n} (any doubt or hesitation)  :: l'ombre d'un doute
shadow play {n} (form of storytelling using opaque figures in front of an illuminated backdrop)  :: théâtre d'ombres {m}
shadowy {adj} (of or pertaining to shadow)  :: sombre
shady {adj} (not trustworthy; unfit to be seen or known)  :: louche
shaft {n} /ʃæft/ (long narrow body of spear or arrow)  :: hampe {f}
shag {n} (act of sexual intercourse)  :: baise {f}
shag {n} /ʃæɡ/ (coarse shredded tobacco)  :: tabac à rouler {m}
shag {n} (sea bird)  :: cormoran huppé {m}
shag {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: sauter, baiser
shaggy {adj} /ˈʃæɡi/ (rough with long or thick hair, fur or wool; unshaven, ungroomed, or unbrushed)  :: hirsute
shah {n} (king of Persia)  :: shah {m}
shahada {n} (Islamic declaration of belief)  :: chahada {f}, shahada {f}
shaheed {n} (martyr) SEE: martyr  ::
shake {n} (act of shaking)  :: secousse
shake {n} (beverage made of ice cream and carbonated drink) SEE: float  ::
shake {v} /ˈʃeɪk/ (transitive: to cause to move)  :: secouer, agiter
shake {v} (intransitive: to move from side to side)  :: se secouer
shake {v} (intransitive: to shake hands)  :: se serrer la main
shake {v} (transitive: to disturb emotionally)  :: secouer
shake {v} (transitive: to lose, evade)  :: secouer
shake a leg {v} (get busy; get going; be productive)  :: se secouer
shake hands {v} (grasp another person's hands in a greeting)  :: serrer la main
shake off {v} (to lose someone)  :: semer
shake one's head {v} (move one's head from side to side)  :: secouer la tête
Shakespeare {prop} (English playwright)  :: Shakespeare
Shakespearean {adj} /ʃeɪkˈspiɹiən/ (pertaining to Shakespeare or his works)  :: shakespearien
shako {n} /ˈʃeɪkoʊ/ (military dress hat)  :: shako {m}
shale {n} (sedimentary rock)  :: schiste {m}
shale {v} (to take off the shell, husk, cod, pod)  :: écoquiller, décoquiller, écaler, décortiquer
shale gas {n} (natural gas)  :: gaz de schiste {m}
shall {v} /ˈʃæl/ (indicating the simple future tense)  :: shall followed by the infinitive is translated using the future tense
shall {v} (indicating determination or obligation)  :: (indicating determination) shall followed by the infinitive is translated using the future tense, which can be emphasised using "bien" or a similar adverbial construction; (indicating obligation) devoir, être obligé de; You shall go to the ball! - Mais tu iras bien au bal! or Ah oui, tu iras au bal!; Citizens shall provide identity - Les citoyens doivent fournir une pièce d'identité or Les citoyens sont obligés de fournir une pièce d'identité
shall {v} (indicating the simple future tense)  :: I shall sing tomorrow - Je chanterai demain
shall {v} (in questions to suggest a possible future action)  :: shall followed by the infinitive is translated by si and the imperfect tense, or, informally, without si and with the present tense; Shall we go out later? - Si nous sortions plus tard? or Sortons plus tard?
shallot {n} /ˈʃælət/ (vegetable in the onion family)  :: échalote {f}
shallow {adj} /ˈʃæl.oʊ/ (having little depth and significantly less deep than wide)  :: peu profond
shallow {adj} (concerned mainly with superficial matters)  :: superficiel
shallow {adj} (lacking interest or substance)  :: superficiel
shallow {n} (shallow portion of an otherwise deep body of water)  :: haut-fond {m}, baisse {f}, bas-fond {m} [dated]
shalom {interj} (transliteration of the Jewish greeting or farewell)  :: chalôm
sham {n} (fake, imitation)  :: faux-semblant {m}
sham {n} (trickery, hoaxing)  :: feinte {f}, tromperie {f}, ruse {f}, astuce {f}
sham {v} (to cheat or deceive)  :: tromper, tricher, mentir
shaman {n} /ˈʃɑːmən/ (a medium between the concrete and spirit worlds)  :: chaman {m}
shamanism {prop} (range of traditional beliefs)  :: chamanisme {m}
shambles {n} (a great mess or clutter)  :: capharnaüm {m}, bordel {m}
shambles {n} (a scene of great disorder or ruin)  :: fouillis {m}
shame {n} /ʃeɪm/ (uncomfortable or painful feeling)  :: honte {f}
shame {n} (something to regret)  :: honte {f}
shameful {adj} /ˈʃeɪmfəl/ (causing or meriting shame or disgrace)  :: honteux, scandaleux
shamefully {adv} /ˈʃeɪmfəli/ (in a shamefull manner)  :: honteusement
shamelessly {adv} (in a shameless manner)  :: effrontément
shamelessness {n} (The state or characteristic of being without shame)  :: dévergondage {f}, impudicité {f}
sham marriage {n} (fake marriage)  :: mariage blanc {m}, mariage de complaisance {m}
shampoo {n} /ʃæmˈpu/ (product for washing the hair or other fibres)  :: shampoing {m}
shampoo {v} (to wash hair with shampoo)  :: shampouiner
shampooer {n} (hairdresser washing hair)  :: shampouineur {m}, shampouineuse {f}
shampooer {n} (machine for shampooing carpets)  :: shampouineuse {f}
shamrock {n} /ˈʃæm.ɹɑk/ (trefoil leaf of any clover)  :: trèfle {m}
shamrock {n} (any of several small plants, forms of clover) SEE: clover  ::
shandy {n} /ˈʃændi/ (mixture of lemonade and beer)  :: panaché {m}
shandy {n} (a serving of this mixture)  :: panaché {m}
Shanghai {prop} /ˈʃæŋhai/ (city in China)  :: Shanghai {m}, Chang-hai {m}
Shanghainese {n} (Shanghainese person)  :: Shanghaïen {m}, Shanghaïenne {f}, Shanghaïais {m} [rare], Shanghaïaise {f} [rare]
shantytown {n} (area containing a collection of shacks and shanties)  :: bidonville {f}
shape {n} /ʃeɪp/ (appearance or outline)  :: forme {f}
shape {n} (figure)  :: forme {f}
shape {v} (to give something a shape)  :: donner une forme, former
shape-shifter {n} /ˈʃeɪpʃɪftə/ (a person who can transform)  :: change-form {m}, métamorphe {m}
shapka {n} (Russian fur cap)  :: chapska {m}
sharaga {n} (sharashka) SEE: sharashka  ::
sharashka {n} (a Soviet gulag R&D lab)  :: charachka {f}
shard {n} /ʃɑɹd/ (piece)  :: éclat {m}
shard {v} (to fall apart)  :: éclater
share {n} /ʃɛɚ/ (portion of something)  :: part {f}
share {n} (financial instrument)  :: action {f}
share {n} (plowshare) SEE: plowshare  ::
share {v} (to divide and distribute)  :: partager
share {v} (to give)  :: partager
share {v} (to have in common)  :: partager
sharecropper {n} (a farmer paying rent with crops to the landowner)  :: métayer {m}, métayère {f}, colon {m}
shareholder {n} (one who owns shares of stock)  :: actionnaire {m} {f}
shareware {n} (type of software)  :: shareware {m}, partagiciel {m}
shari'a {n} (Islamic religious law)  :: charia {f}
sharif {n} ( traditional Arab tribal title given to those who serve as the protector of the tribe and all tribal assets)  :: chérif
shark {n} (person who feigns ineptitude)  :: requin {m}
shark {n} /ʃɑː(r)k/ (scaleless cartilaginous fish)  :: requin {m}
shark fin {n} (fin of a shark)  :: aileron de requin {m}
shark fin soup {n} (soup made from shark fins)  :: soupe aux ailerons de requins {f}
sharp {adj} (exact, precise, accurate, keen)  :: net, précis, pile
sharp {adj} (forming a small angle)  :: aigu, [virage] serré
sharp {adj} (having an intense, acrid flavour)  :: âcre
sharp {adj} (intelligent)  :: vif
sharp {adj} (intense and sudden (of pain))  :: aigu, intense, vif, acéré
sharp {adj} (musically higher-pitched than desired)  :: trop haut, trop aigu
sharp {adj} (of a note, played a semitone higher than usual)  :: dièse
sharp {adj} (offensive, critical, or acrimonious)  :: acerbe, âpre, âcre, acéré, mordant
sharp {adj} /ʃɑɹp/ (able to cut easily)  :: affilé, coupant, affuté, tranchant, acéré, effilé
sharp {adj} (pointed, able to pierce easily)  :: affuté, pointu
sharp {adj} (stylish or attractive)  :: chic, [familiar] classe
sharpen {v} (to make sharp)  :: affiler, affûter, aiguiser
sharpener {n} (device for making things sharp)  :: affûteuse {f}
sharpness {n} (cutting ability of an edge)  :: tranchant {m}
sharpness {n} (fineness of a point)  :: finesse {f}, acuité {f}
sharpness {n} (of an image)  :: netteté {f}
sharpness {n} (of intelligence)  :: acuité {f}, tranchant {m}
sharpness {n} (pungency, acidity)  :: acidité {f}
sharp-shinned hawk {n} (a small hawk)  :: épervier brun {m}
sharpshooter {n} (marksman)  :: tireur d'élite {m}
shashlik {n} (skewered dish)  :: chachlik {m}
shatter {v} /ˈʃæt.ə(r)/ (to violently break something into pieces)  :: fracasser, réduire en miettes
shatter {v} (to smash, or break into tiny pieces)  :: éclater, voler en éclats
shave {n} (an instance of shaving)  :: rasage
shave {v} /ʃeɪv/ (to remove hair from)  :: raser
shave {v} (to remove hair from one's face)  :: se raser
shaven {adj} (having been shaved)  :: rasé
shaver {n} (barber) SEE: barber  ::
shaver {n} (boy) SEE: boy  ::
shaver {n} (electric razor)  :: rasoir {m}, rasoir électrique {m}
shaver {n} (pillager) SEE: pillager  ::
shaver {n} (sharper) SEE: sharper  ::
shaving cream {n} (a substance that is applied to the face to provide lubrication and avoid razor burn during shaving)  :: mousse à raser {f}
shaw {n} /ʃɔː/ (thicket) SEE: thicket  ::
shawarma {n} (Middle Eastern sandwich-like wrap)  :: chawarma, shawarma
shawl {n} /ʃɔːl/ (a square piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders)  :: châle {m}
shawm {n} /ʃɔːm/ (wind instrument)  :: chalemie
shchi {n} (a type of Russian soup)  :: chtchi {m}
she {pron} /ʃi/ (person)  :: elle
shea {n} /ʃi/ (tree)  :: karité
shea butter {n} (fat extracted from the fruit of the shea tree)  :: beurre de karité
sheaf {n} (any collection of things bound together; a bundle)  :: faisceau {m}, liasse {f}
sheaf {n} /ʃiːf/ (bundle of grain or straw)  :: gerbe {f}
sheaf {n} (mathematical construct)  :: faisceau {m}
shear {n} (a cutting tool similar to scissors)  :: cisailles {f-p}, cisaille {f}, tondeuse {f}
shear {n} (the act of shearing, or something removed by shearing)  :: tonte {f}, tondaison {f}
shear {v} /ʃiɹ/ (to cut)  :: couper
shear {v} (to deform because of shearing forces)  :: cisailler
shear {v} (to remove the fleece from a sheep)  :: tondre
shears {n} /ʃɪrz/ (tool consisting of two blades with bevel edges)  :: cisailles {f-p}
shearwater {n} (seabird)  :: puffin {m}
she-ass {n} (female ass, female donkey, jenny)  :: ânesse {f}, bourrique {f}
sheath {n} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
sheath {n} /ʃiːθ/ (scabbard)  :: fourreau {m}
sheath {n} (long case)  :: gaine {f} (for a knife), étui {m}
sheath {v} /ʃiːð/ (put (a sword) into its sheath)  :: mettre au fourreau
sheath {v} (put (an object) into its sheath)  :: rengainer (weapon)
sheathe {v}  :: engainer
sheathe {v} /ʃiːð/ (to put something, such as a knife, into a sheath)  :: rengainer
sheave {n} /ʃiːv/ (wheel having a groove)  :: réa {m}
she-bear {n} (a female bear)  :: ourse {f}
she-cat {n} (a female cat)  :: chatte {f}, chat femelle {m}, femelle du chat {f}, minette {f} [affectionate term]
shed {n} (temporary structure to shelter something)  :: hangar {m}, baraque {f}
shed {v} /ʃɛd/ (to part or divide)  :: séparer
shed {v} (to pour; to make flow)  :: verser
she-devil {n} (bad-tempered woman)  :: diablesse {f}
she-devil {n} (female devil)  :: diablesse {f}
shed light on {v} (to illuminate)  :: faire la lumière sur quelque chose
sheen {n} /ʃiːn/ (splendor; radiance; shininess)  :: brillance
sheen {v} (shine; glisten)  :: briller
sheep {n} /ʃiːp/ (animal)  :: mouton {m}
sheepdog {n} (dog used for herding sheep)  :: chien de berger {m}
sheepfold {n} /ˈʃiːpfəʊld/ (enclosure)  :: bergerie {f}
sheepherder {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd  ::
sheepish {adj} (shy, meek, shameful or embarrassed)  :: penaud
sheeple {n} (the sheeple, one of the sheeple)  :: pigeon {m}, mouton {m}
sheepskin {n} (skin of a sheep)  :: peau de mouton {f}
sheer {adj} (pure; unmixed)  :: pur
sheer {adj} (straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular)  :: vertical
sheer {adj} /ʃɪɹ/ (very thin or transparent)  :: transparent
sheet {n} /ʃit/ (bedsheet) SEE: bedsheet  ::
sheet {n} (rope to adjust sail)  :: écoute {f}
sheet {n} (sheet for baking)  :: plaque {f}
sheet {n} (sheet of material)  :: feuille {f}
sheet {n} (sheet of paper)  :: feuille {f}
sheet anchor {n} (nautical: a large, spare anchor)  :: ancre de miséricorde {f}, ancre maîtresse {f}
sheet metal {n} (Metal worked into a thin, flat sheet)  :: tôle {f}
sheet music {n} (hand-written or printed form of musical notation)  :: partition {f}
Sheinwoodian {n} (subdivision of the Silurian period)  :: Sheinwoodien
shekel {n} /ˈʃekəl/ (sheqel) SEE: sheqel  ::
Shekkacho {prop} (language of Ethiopia)  :: shakacho {m}
shelduck {n} (waterfowl)  :: tadorne
shelf {n} (capacity)  :: étagère {f}, rayonnage {m}
shelf {n} /ʃɛlf/ (structure)  :: rayon {m}, étagère {f}, tablard {m} [Switzerland]
shelf life {n} (the length of time a product will last without deteriorating)  :: durée de vie
shell {n} (by extension, any mollusks having such a covering)  :: coquillage
shell {n} (casing of an artillery projectile)  :: douille {f}
shell {n} (computing: general-purpose environment)  :: interpréteur de commandes {m}
shell {n} (covering of a nut)  :: coquille {f}
shell {n} /ʃɛl/ (hard calcareous or chitinous external covering of many invertebrates)  :: coquillage
shell {n} (emaciated person)  :: squelette {m}
shell {n} (entomology: exoskeleton of certain insects)  :: carapace {f}
shell {n} (hard covering of an egg)  :: coquille {f}
shell {n} (hollow usually spherical or cylindrical projectile fired from a mortar or a cannon)  :: obus {m}
shell {n} (pod)  :: cosse {f}
shell {n} (psychological barrier to social interaction)  :: coquille
shell {v} (to remove the outer covering or shell of something)  :: décortiquer
shellac {n} (processed secretion of the lac insect)  :: gomme-laque {f}
shellfish {n} (aquatic food that has a shell)  :: coquillage {m}
shell out {v} (pay money)  :: aligner, banquer
shell shock {n} (psychiatric condition characterized by fatigue caused by battle)  :: obusite
shelter {n} /ˈʃɛltɚ/ (a refuge or other protection)  :: abri, refuge {m}
shelter {v} (transitive, to provide cover)  :: abriter
shelve {v} /ʃɛlv/ (to store, set aside, quit, or halt)  :: suspendre
shenanigan {n} /ʃə'nænəgɪn/ (trickery, games; skulduggery)  :: tricherie {f}
shenanigans {n} /ʃə'nænəgɪns/ (trickery, games; skulduggery)  :: tricherie {f}
shepherd {n} /ˈʃɛp.ərd/ (a person who tends sheep)  :: berger {m}, bergère {f}, pasteur {m}, pâtre {m}, [diminutive] pastoureau {m}
shepherdess {n} (female shepherd)  :: bergère {f}, [literary, diminutive] pastourelle {f}
shepherd's pie {n} (a kind of meat pie)  :: [approx.] hachis parmentier {m}, hachis Parmentier {m}, parmentier {m}
shepherd's purse {n} (Capsella bursa-pastoris)  :: bourse à pasteur {f}
sheqel {n} /ˈʃekəl/ (currency unit in Israel)  :: shekel {m}
sherbet {n} /ˈʃɝːbɚt/ (frozen fruit juice)  :: sorbet
Sheremetyevo {prop} (airport in Russia)  :: Cheremetievo {m}
sheriff {n} /ˈʃɛɹɪf/ (all meanings)  :: shérif {m}
sherry {n} (fortified wine)  :: xérès {m}, jerez {m}
sherry {n} (glass of sherry)  :: xérès {m}, verre {m} de xérès, verre de jerez
sherry {n} (variety of sherry)  :: xérès {m}, jerez {m}
she's unconscious {phrase} (she's unconscious)  :: elle est inconsciente
she-tiger {n} (tigress) SEE: tigress  ::
Shetland Islands {prop} (group of islands)  :: Shetland; Zetland
she-wolf {n} (female wolf)  :: louve {f}
shh {interj} /ʃː/ (requesting silence)  :: chut
Shi'a {n} (branch of Islam)  :: chiisme {m}
Shi'a {n} (follower of Shi'a Islam)  :: chiite {m}, chi'ite {m}
shiatsu {n} (shiatsu)  :: shiatsu {m}
shibboleth {n} (A common or longstanding belief, custom, or catchphrase associated with a particular group, especially one with little current meaning or truth)  :: shibboleth
shibboleth {n} /ˈʃɪbəlɛθ/ (A word, especially seen as a test, to distinguish someone as belonging to a particular nation, class, profession etc)  :: shibboleth
shield {n} (anything that protects or defends)  :: bouclier {m}
shield {n} (heraldry)  :: écu {m}
shield {n} /ʃiːld/ (armor)  :: bouclier {m}
shield {n} (obsolete: a coin, the old French crown, or écu)  :: écu {m}
shield {n} (sci fi: a field of energy that protects or defends)  :: bouclier {m}
shield {v} (to protect, to defend)  :: protéger
shield volcano {n} (volcano)  :: volcan bouclier {m}
shift {n} (act of shifting)  :: décalage {m} [technology, astronomy]
shift {n} (button on a keyboard)  :: touche majuscule {f}
shift {n} (change of workers)  :: roulement {m}
shift {n} /ʃɪft/ (type of women's undergarment) SEE: slip  ::
shift key {n} (key on a personal computer or terminal keyboard)  :: touche majuscule {f}
shiftwork {n} (rotating mode of work)  :: travail posté {m}
shifty {adj} (Having the appearance of someone dishonest, criminal or unreliable)  :: louche, fuyant
shiitake {n} (Lentinula edodes)  :: shiitaké {m}
Shiite {adj} /ʃiːaɪt/ (of or pertaining to the Shiites)  :: chi'ite, chiite
Shiite {adj} (of or pertaining to the Shi'a branch of Islam)  :: chi'ite, chiite
Shiite {n} (follower of Shi'a Islam)  :: chiite {m} {f}
shiksa {n} /ˈʃɪksə/ (non-Jewish girl)  :: shiksa {f}, shikse {f}
shill {n} (an accomplice at a confidence trick)  :: compère {m}, commère {f}, comparse {m} {f}
shill {n} /ʃɪl/ (a person paid to endorse a product favourably)  :: homme de paille {m}, prête-nom {m}
shill {v} (to promote or endorse in return for payment)  :: prévariquer, trafiquer, magouiller, tripoter, faire l'homme de paille
shill {v} (to put under cover, to sheal)  :: cacher, couvrir, occulter, enterrer, passer sous silence , taire, celer, dissimuler, étouffer, mettre sous le boisseau
shilling {n} (currency)  :: shilling {m}
shilling {n} /ˈʃɪlɪŋ/ (former coin)  :: shilling {m}, [obsolete] chelin {m}
shimmer {v} (to shine with a veiled light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer)  :: chatoyer
shimmy {n} (An abnormal vibration, especially in the wheels of a vehicle)  :: shimmy {m}
shimmy {v} (To climb something (e.g. a pole) gradually)  :: escalader
shimmy {v} (To shake the body as if dancing the shimmy)  :: shimmy {m}
Shimon {prop} (male given name) SEE: Simeon  ::
Shimshon {prop} (given name) SEE: Samson  ::
shin {n} /ʃɪn/ (front part of the leg below the knee)  :: tibia {m}
shinbone {n} (tibia)  :: tibia {m}
shine {n} (brightness from a source of light)  :: éclat {m}
shine {n} (shoeshine) SEE: shoeshine  ::
shine {n} (slang: moonshine) SEE: moonshine  ::
shine {n} (sunshine) SEE: sunshine  ::
shine {v} /ʃaɪn/ (to emit light)  :: briller, luire
shiner {n} /ˈʃaɪnə(r)/ (black eye) SEE: black eye  ::
shingle {n}  :: galet, tuile, bardeau
shingle {n} /ˈʃɪŋ.ɡəl/ (small, thin piece of building material)  :: bardeau {m}
shingle {n} (small, smooth pebbles)  :: galet {m}
shingles {n} /ˈʃɪŋɡəlz/ (herpes zoster)  :: zona {m}
shininess {n} (shining with reflective light)  :: brillance {f}
shining {adj} (emitting light)  :: brillant
shining {adj} (having a high polish or sheen)  :: lustré
shining {adj} (having exceptional merit)  :: illustre, fameux, célèbre, renommé, réputé, splendide
shinkansen {n} (bullet train) SEE: bullet train  ::
shin pad {n} (clothing)  :: protège-tibia {m}
Shinto {prop} /ˈʃɪn.toʊ/ (religion)  :: shintoïsme, shinto, shintoïsme {m}
Shintoism {prop} (Shinto) SEE: Shinto  ::
shiny {adj} /ˈʃaɪni/  :: brillant {m}
ship {n} /ʃɪp/ (large water vessel)  :: vaisseau {m}, bateau {m}, navire {m}
ship {v} (to send a parcel or container)  :: poster, expédier
shipbuilder {n} (person)  :: constructeur de navires {m}
shipbuilding {n} (construction of ships)  :: construction navale {f}
shipwreck {n} (An event where a ship sinks or runs aground.)  :: naufrage {m}
shipwreck {n} /ˈʃɪpɹɛk/ (A ship that has sunk or run aground so that it is no longer seaworthy.)  :: épave {f}
shipwreck {v} (to wreck a vessel)  :: naufrager
shipwrecked {adj} (stranded as a result of a shipwreck)  :: naufragé
shipyard {n} (place to build and repair ships)  :: chantier naval {m}
Shiraz {n} (variety of black grape)  :: syrah
Shiraz {prop} /ʃɚˈɑːz/ (a city in southern Iran)  :: Chiraz {m}
shire {n} /ʃaɪə(ɹ)/ (former administrative area of Britain; a county)  :: comté {f}
shire {n} (rural or outer suburban local government area of Australia)  :: comté {m}
shirk {v} /ʃɝk/ (avoid a duty)  :: esquirer, esquiver, éviter
shirt {n} /ʃɜːrt/ (article of clothing)  :: chemise {f}
shishkabob {n} /ˈʃɪʃkəbɑb/ (meat and vegetables on a skewer)  :: chichekébab {m}
shish taouk {n} (chicken shawarma)  :: shish taouk
shish taouk {n} /ʃɪʃ tɑʊk/ (grilled skewered chicken cubes)  :: chich taouk
shit {adj} (despicable)  :: dégueulasse {m} {f}
shit {adj} (of poor quality)  :: merdique, nul, nul à chier
shit {interj} (expression of worry, failure)  :: merde
shit {n} (definite plural: diarrhea)  :: la chiasse {f}
shit {n} (nasty, despicable person)  :: [man] fumier {m}, merde {f}, enculé {m}
shit {n} (nonsense, bullshit)  :: des conneries {f-p}
shit {n} (not anything, nothing)  :: que dalle
shit {n} (rubbish)  :: merde {f}
shit {n} /ʃɪt/ (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)  :: merde {f}, crotte {f} [of animals]
shit {v} (to defecate)  :: chier, caguer [South of France]
shit {v} (vulgar slang: to be stricken with fear)  :: chier dans son froc
shit a brick {v} (To react strongly in anger)  :: chier une pendule (to shit a clock)
shit a brick {v} (To react strongly in fear)  :: chier dans son froc (to shit in one's pants)
shit ass {n} (shitass) SEE: shitass  ::
shitass {n} (mean or rude person)  :: enculé {m}, bâton merdeux {m}
shit-eating grin {n} (broad smile of embarrassment)  :: sourire à manger de la merde {m}
shit-eating grin {n} (broad smile of smugness)  :: rictus jubilatoire {m}
shit-for-brains {adj} (Very stupid)  :: bête, stupide, idiot
shit happens {phrase} (expression of acceptance of misfortune) SEE: such is life  ::
shithead {n} /ˈʃɪthɛd/ (card game)  :: kilo de merde
shithouse {adj} (of poor quality)  :: merdique, - de merde
shithouse {n} (outhouse)  :: chiotte {m} {f}
shitload {n} (vulgar slang: a large amount)  :: chiée {f}
shit oneself {v} (vulgar slang: be very scared)  :: chier dans son froc
shit oneself {v} (vulgar slang: soil oneself)  :: chier dans son froc, chier dans sa culotte
shitstorm {n} (A violent situation.)  :: merdier {m} [vulgar], bordel {m} [vulgar], panade {f} [colloquial]
shitter {n} /ˈʃɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (anus (vulgar)) SEE: ass  ::
shitty {adj} (very bad; unpleasant; miserable; insignificant)  :: merdique
shive {n} /ʃʌɪv/ (shiva) SEE: shiva  ::
shiver {n} (the act or result of shivering)  :: frisson {m}
shiver {v} /ˈʃɪvə/ (to tremble or shake)  :: trembler
Shlomo {prop} (given name) SEE: Solomon  ::
shoal {n} /ʃəʊl/ (sandbank)  :: banc de sable
shoal {n} (group of fish)  :: banc de poissons {m}
shock {n} (arrangement of sheaves for drying) SEE: stook  ::
shock {n}  :: choc {m}
shock {n} /ʃɑk/ (sudden, heavy impact)  :: choc {m}
shock {n} (something surprising)  :: choc {m}
shock {v} (to cause to be emotionally shocked)  :: choquer
shock absorber {n} (device to absorb shocks)  :: amortisseur {m}
shocked {adj} /ʃɒkt/ (surprised, startled, confuded)  :: choqué
shocking {v} (Extremely bad)  :: choquant
shocking {v} (Inspiring shock; startling)  :: choquant, offensant, shocking
shocking {v} (Unusually obscene or lewd)  :: choquant, offensant
shockproof {adj} (able to withstand shocks)  :: antichoc
shock wave {n} (A powerful compression wave)  :: onde de choc {f}
shod {adj} (wearing shoes)  :: chaussé
shoddy {adj} /ʃɒdi/ (exhibiting poor quality)  :: effiloché {m}, effilochée {f}
shoe {n} (piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse’s foot) SEE: horseshoe  ::
shoe {n} /ʃuː/ (protective covering for the foot)  :: chaussure {f}, soulier {m}
shoe {v} (to put horseshoes on a horse)  :: ferrer
shoe {v} (To put shoes on one's feet)  :: chausser
shoeblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
shoehorn {n} /ˈʃuːˌhɔɹn/ (tool used to assist the foot)  :: chausse-pied {m}
shoelace {n} (for fastening a shoe)  :: lacet de soulier {m}, lacet {m}
shoemaker {n} (a person who makes shoes)  :: cordonnier {m}, cordonnière {f}
shoe polish {n} (product used to make shoes shine)  :: cirage {m}
shoeshine boy {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
shoeshine girl {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
shoeshiner {n} (a person who shines shoes and other footwear, usually for a fee)  :: cireur de chaussures {m}, cireuse de chaussures {f}, cireur de bottes {m}, cireuse de bottes {f}, cireur {m}, cireuse {f}
shoestring {n} (a long narrow cut of a food; a julienne)  :: julienne {f}
shoestring {n} (the string or lace used to secure the shoe to the foot; a shoelace)  :: lacet {m}
shoetree {n} (device to preserve the shape of a shoe) SEE: shoe tree  ::
shogi {n} /ˈʃoʊɡiː/ (variant of chess)  :: shogi {m}, shōgi {m}
shogun {n} /ˈʃəʊɡʌn/ (shogun)  :: shogun {m}
shogunate {n} (shogunate, bakufu)  :: shogunat {m}, bakufu {m}
shoo {interj} (go away)  :: pschtt, ouste
shoo {v} /ʃuː/ (usher) SEE: usher  ::
shoot {interj} (expressing disdain)  :: mince, mercredi
shoot {n} (emerging stem and embryonic leaves of a new plant)  :: pousse {f}
shoot {n} (photography session)  :: prise de photos {f}, séance photo {f}
shoot {v} (to fire multiple shots)  :: tirer
shoot {v} (to hit with a shot)  :: tirer
shoot {v} /ʃuːt/ (to fire a shot)  :: tirer
shooter {n} (a firearm)  :: flingue {m}
shooter {n} (a shooting game)  :: jeu {m} de fusillade
shooter {n} /ˈʃuːtə(r)/ (a person who shoots)  :: tireur {m}
shooting {n} (instance of shooting)  :: tir {m}, fusillade {f}
shooting guard {n} (basketball position)  :: arrière {m}
shooting star {n} (meteor)  :: étoile filante {f}
shoot oneself in the foot {v} (to act against one's own interest)  :: se tirer une balle dans le pied
shoot the breeze {v} (to chat idly or waste time talking)  :: tailler une bavette, tailler le bout de gras
shoot the shit {v} (chat casually) SEE: shoot the breeze  ::
shoot up {v} (To inject (a drug) intravenously)  :: shooter
shop {n}  :: [4] boutique en ligne {f}, [4] magasin virtuel {m} (= online shop; were these for a deleted sense?)
shop {n} /ʃɑp/ (establishment that sells goods)  :: boutique {f}, magasin {m}
shop {n} (workshop)  :: atelier {m}
shop {v} (to visit shops)  :: faire les magasins, faire du shopping, faire des courses, faire des achats
shop assistant {n} (shop employee)  :: vendeur {m}, vendeuse {f}
shopkeeper {n} (trader who sells goods in a shop)  :: détaillant {m}, détaillante {f}, magasinier {m}, magasinière {f}, boutiquier {m}, boutiquière {f}
shoplift {v} (intransitive: to steal)  :: voler à l’étalage
shoplift {v} (transitive: to steal something)  :: voler à l’étalage
shoplifter {n} (one who steals from shops)  :: voleur à l’étalage {m}, voleuse à l’étalage {f}
shoplifting {n} (action of the verb to shoplift)  :: vol à l'étalage {m}
shoppe {n} (shop) SEE: shop  ::
shopper {n} /ˈʃɒp.ə/ (a person who shops)  :: acheteur, acheteuse {f}, client, cliente {f}
shopping {n} (activity of buying)  :: shopping {m}, courses {f-p}
shopping bag {n} (strong bag for carrying purchases)  :: sac à provisions {m}
shopping basket {n} (basket for groceries and merchandise)  :: panier {m}
shopping cart {n} (conveyance used to carry items while shopping)  :: chariot de supermarché {m}, caddie {m}, charriot {m}
shopping center {n} (shopping centre) SEE: shopping centre  ::
shopping centre {n} (large retail outlet)  :: centre commercial {m}, [Quebec] centre d'achats {m}
shopping list {n} (list of items that need to be bought)  :: liste de commissions {f}, liste de courses {f}
shopping trolley {n} (shopping cart) SEE: shopping cart  ::
shop steward {n} (representative of workers)  :: délégué syndical
shop window {n} (large window at the front of a shop)  :: vitrine {f}
Shor {prop} (language)  :: shor {m}
shore {n} /ʃɔː(r)/ (land adjoining a large body of water)  :: bord {m}, rive {f}, rivage {m}
shore {v} (support) SEE: shore up  ::
shore bird {n} (shorebird) SEE: shorebird  ::
shoreline {n} (the divide between land and water)  :: rivage {m}
shore pine {n} (lodgepole pine) SEE: lodgepole pine  ::
shoring {n} (temporary bracing used to prevent collapse)  :: étançonnement {m}
short {adj} (having little duration)  :: court, bref {m}
short {adj} (of a person, of comparatively little height)  :: petit, bref {m}
short {adj} /ʃɔɹt/ (having a small distance between ends or edges)  :: court
short {v} (shortchange) SEE: shortchange  ::
short {v} (transitive: to cause a short circuit)  :: court-circuiter
shortage {n} (lack or deficiency)  :: défaut {m}
shortage {n} (not enough, not sufficient)  :: défaut {m}, pénurie {f}
short circuit {n} (an unintentional connection of low resistance or impedance in a circuit)  :: court-circuit {m}
short circuit {v} (cause a short circuit)  :: court-circuiter
shortcoming {n} (deficiency)  :: défaut, lacune {f}, carence {f}, imperfection {f}
shortcut {n} (path)  :: raccourci
shortcut {n} (symlink)  :: raccourci {m}, lien symbolique {m}
shorten {v} (to become shorter)  :: raccourcir, s'écourter
shorten {v} (to make shorter)  :: raccourcir, écourter
shortfall {n} (An instance of not meeting a quota or of having an insufficient amount)  :: insuffisance
shorthand {n} (a compendious and rapid method of writing)  :: sténographie {f}
shortly {adv} (In few words; briefly)  :: brièvement
shortly {adv} /ʃɔːrtli/ (in a short or brief time or manner)  :: rapidement
short of {phrase} (except) SEE: except  ::
short of {phrase} (insufficiently equipped with)  :: à court de
shorts {n} /ʃɔː(ɹ)ts/ (plural of short) SEE: short  ::
short shrift {n} /ˌʃɔɹt ˈʃɹɪft/ (quick rejection)  :: refus rapide
short-sighted {adj} (myopic) SEE: myopic  ::
short story {n} (work of fiction)  :: nouvelle {f}, conte {f}
short-tailed hawk {n} (Buteo brachyurus)  :: buse à queue courte {f}
short-term {adj} (of a short duration of time)  :: à court terme
short-term {adj} (of the near or immediate future)  :: à court terme
shortwave {adj} (of radio waves)  :: onde courte {f}
Shoshone {prop} /ʃoʊˈʃoʊni/ (Amerind people)  :: Shoshones
shot {adj} (tired, weary)  :: crevé, naze
shot {adj} /ʃɑt/ (worn out)  :: fichu, naze
shot {n} (heavy iron ball used for the shot put)  :: poids {m}
shot {n} (launching of a ball or similar object toward a goal)  :: tir {m}
shot {n} (measure of alcohol)  :: dose {f}, shooter {m}
shot {n} (opportunity or attempt)  :: coup {m}
shot {n} (payment (of a bill), scot or shout)  :: coup {m}
shot {n} (result of launching a projectile)  :: tir {m}
shot {n} (small metal balls used as ammunition)  :: plomb {m}
shot {n} (vaccination or injection)  :: piqure {f}
Shota {prop} (male given name)  :: Chota
shotgun {n} (gun)  :: fusil {m}, fusil de chasse {m}
shot on goal {n} (shot towards the goal)  :: tir au but {m}
shot put {n} (athletics event)  :: lancer du poids {m}
shot-putter {n} (athlete)  :: lanceur de poids {m}, lanceuse de poids {f}
should {v} /ʃʊd/ (expressing obligation)  :: Conditional form of devoir
shoulder {n} /ˈʃoʊldɚ/ (joint between arm and torso)  :: épaule {f}
shoulder {n} (part of a road where drivers may stop in an emergency)  :: bande d'arrêt d'urgence {f}, [Quebec] accotement stabilisé {m}
shoulder blade {n} (bone)  :: omoplate {f}
shoulder joint {n} (glenohumeral joint) SEE: glenohumeral joint  ::
shout {n} /ʃaʊt/ (a loud burst of voice)  :: cri {m}
shout {v} (to utter a sudden and loud outcry)  :: crier
shout {v} (to utter with a shout)  :: crier
shove {v} /ʃʌv/ (push roughly)  :: fourrer
shove it up your ass {v} (exclamation of contempt (vulgar))  :: va te faire mettre, va te faire enculer, va te faire foutre, dans ton cul
shovel {n} (spade) SEE: spade  ::
shovel {n} /ˈʃʌvəl/ (tool for moving portions of material)  :: pelle {f}, bêche
shovel {v} (to move materials with a shovel)  :: peller
show {n} (broadcast program(me))  :: émission {f}
show {n} (demonstration)  :: démonstration {f}
show {n} (entertainment)  :: spectacle {m}
show {n} (exhibition)  :: exposition {f}
show {v} (indicate (a fact) to be true)  :: démontrer
show {v} /ʃoʊ/ (display)  :: montrer
showbusiness {n} /ˈʃoʊˌbɪznɪs/ (The entertainment industry.)  :: industrie du spectacle {f}, industrie du divertissement {f}, show business {m}, show-biz {m}
showdown {n} (the final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor)  :: bras de fer {m}
shower {n} /ˈʃaʊ.ɚ/ (brief fall of rain)  :: averse {f}, ondée {f}
shower {n} (baby shower) SEE: baby shower  ::
shower {n} (bridal shower) SEE: bridal shower  ::
shower {n} (device for bathing)  :: douche {f}
shower {n} (instance of using of this device)  :: douche {f}
shower {v} (to bathe using a shower)  :: se doucher, prendre une douche
shower cap {n} (waterproof headgear worn in shower)  :: bonnet de douche {m}
shower gel {n} (gel shower soap)  :: gel douche {m}
show jumping {n} (equestrian event in which a rider's horse is jumped over an array of obstacles)  :: saut d'obstacles {m}
showman {n} (person skilled in dramatic or entertaining presentation)  :: showman {m}
showman {n} (person who produces or presents shows as a profession) SEE: impresario  ::
showmanship {n} (strong performance)  :: sens du spectacle {m}
show off {v} (to exhibit, to demonstrate something for the purpose of bragging)  :: crâner, faire le malin
showoff {n} (person who attempts to demonstrate prowess or ability)  :: m'as-tu-vu {m}
showroom {n} (room for display of products)  :: showroom {m}, salle d'exposition {f}, salle de montre {f} [Quebec]
show trial {n} (a trial held for appearance's sake)  :: parodie de procès {f}
show up {v} (to appear)  :: apparaître, se montrer
show up {v} (to expose)  :: montrer
showy {adj} (for show)  :: tape-à-l’œil
shrapnel {n} (fragments and debris thrown out by an exploding device)  :: shrapnel {m}
shrapnel {n} (loose change) SEE: loose change  ::
shred {n} /ʃɹɛd/ (strip)  :: lambeau {m}
shred {v} (to cut or tear into narrow pieces or strips)  :: déchiqueter, lacérer, dilacérer
shred {v} (to drop fat and water weight before a competition)  :: fondre
shred {v} (to play music very fast)  :: déchirer
shredder {n} /ʃɹɛdə(ɹ)/ (machine that tears up objects into smaller pieces)  :: broyeur {m}, déchiqueteuse {f}
shrew {n} /ʃɹuː/ (mouselike animal)  :: musaraigne {f}
shrew {n} (woman)  :: furie {f}, mégère {f}
shrewd {adj} (artful, tricky or cunning)  :: habile, roublard {m}
shrewd {adj} (streetwise)  :: malin {m}, futé {m}, avisé {m}, sagace {m} {f}
shrewd {adj} /ʃɹuːd/ (showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters)  :: perspicace, sagace {m} {f}
shriek {n} /ʃɹiːk/ (a sharp, shrill outcry or scream)  :: hurlement
shriek {v} (to utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry)  :: crier
shrike {n} (Any of various passerine birds of the family Laniidae which are known for their habit of catching other birds and small animals and impaling the uneaten portions of their bodies on thorns)  :: pie-grièche {f}
shrill {adj} /ʃɹɪl/ (high-pitched and piercing)  :: strident
shrimp {n} /ʃɹɪmp/ (decapod crustacean)  :: crevette {f}
shrimpboat {n} (boat used for shrimp fishing)  :: crevettier {m}
shrine {n} /ʃɹaɪ̯n/ (a holy place dedicated to a specific figure of respect)  :: sanctuaire {m}, châsse {f}, lieu saint {m}
shrine {v} (enshrine) SEE: enshrine  ::
shrink {n} (psychiatrist or therapist (informal, belittling))  :: psy {m}
shrink {v}  :: diminuer, rapetisser
shrink {v} /ˈʃɹɪŋk/ (intransitive: to contract, to become smaller)  :: se réduire, rétrécir, se resserrer
shrink {v} (transitive: to cause something to shrink)  :: rétrécir, faire rétrécir, rapetisser, diminuer
shrive {v} /ˈʃɹaɪv/ (confess) SEE: confess  ::
shrivel {v} (become wrinkled)  :: se rider
shrivel {v} /ˈʃrɪvəl/ (collapse inward)  :: se flétrir
shroom {n} (magic mushroom)  :: champi {m}
shroud {n} (dress for the dead)  :: linceul {m}, suaire {m}
shroud {n} (mast support)  :: hauban {m}
shrub {n} /ʃɹʌb/ (woody plant)  :: arbrisseau {m}, arbuste
shrubbery {n} (planting of shrubs)  :: fruticée {f}
shrub celery {n} (the crisp thick leafstalk of the celery plant)  :: céleri en branches {m}
shrug {n} /ʃɹʌɡ/ (gesture)  :: haussement d'épaules {m}
shrug {v} (to raise the shoulders to express uncertainty, lack of concern, etc.)  :: hausser les épaules
shtetl {n} /ˈʃtɛt(ə)l/ (a Jewish village or small town)  :: schtetl {m}, shtetl {m}, stetl {m}
shudder {n} (moment of almost pleasurable fear; a frisson)  :: frisson {m}
shudder {n} (shivering tremor)  :: tremblement {m}, frisson {m}
shudder {v} (to shake nervously, as if from fear)  :: frissonner, trembler
shudder {v} (to vibrate jerkily)  :: frissonner, trembler
shuffle {n} (act of shuffling cards)  :: battage {m}
shuffle {v} (to put in a random order)  :: battre, mélanger
shufti {n} /ˈʃʊf.ti/ (glance) SEE: glance  ::
shun {v} (to avoid)  :: éviter, rejeter
shun {v} (to escape)  :: fuir, esquiver
shunt {v} (to divert electric current)  :: détourner le courant électrique
shut {v} /ʃʌt/ (to close)  :: fermer
shutdown {n} (action of closing a computer)  :: arrêt {m} [du système]
shutter {n} (part of a camera)  :: obturateur {m}
shutter {n} (protective panels over windows)  :: volet {m}
shutter speed {n} (time during which the shutter of a camera remains open)  :: vitesse d'obturation {f}
shuttle {n} (part of a loom)  :: navette {f}
shuttle {n} (transport service)  :: navette {f}
shuttlecock {n} (badminton ball)  :: volant {m}
shut up {v} (enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave)  :: enfermer, renfermer
shut up {v} (imperative: "Shut up!")  :: tais-toi! informal, taisez-vous! formal or plural; ferme-la! informal and impolite, boucle-la! informal and impolite, ta gueule! informal and very impolite
shut up {v} (intransitive: to stop talking or making noise)  :: se taire
shut up {v} (put (an object) in a secure enclosed place)  :: enfermer, renfermer
shut up {v} /ʃʌt ˈʌp/ (close (a building) so that no one can enter)  :: fermer
shut up {v} (transitive: to stop (a person) from talking or (a person or thing) from making noise)  :: faire taire, taire
shvitz {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
shy {adj} /ʃaɪ/ (easily frightened)  :: apeuré, timide
shy {adj} (cautious)  :: prudent
shy {adj} (embarrassed)  :: embarrassé
shy {adj} (reserved)  :: timide
shy {v} (to avoid due to timidness or caution) SEE: shy away  ::
shylock {n} /ˈʃaɪlɑk/ (loan shark) SEE: loan shark  ::
shyly {adv} (in a shy manner)  :: timidement
shyness {n} (quality of being shy)  :: timidité
si {n} /si/ (seventh note of a major scale)  :: si {m}
Siam {prop} (the former name of Thailand)  :: Siam {m}
Siamese {adj} (Thai)  :: siamois {m}
Siamese {n} (Siam inhabitant)  :: Siamois {m}, Siamoise {f}
Siamese cat {n} (mammal)  :: chat siamois {m}
Siamese fighting fish {n} (a freshwater fish)  :: combattant {m}
Siamese twin {n} (conjoined twin)  :: frère siamois {m}, sœur siamoise {f}
sib {n} (kinsman) SEE: kinsman  ::
sib {n} /sɪb/ (kindred) SEE: kindred  ::
sib {n} (sibling) SEE: sibling  ::
Siberia {prop} /saɪˈbɪərɪə/ (region of Russia)  :: Sibérie {f}
Siberian {adj} (from, of or pertaining to Siberia)  :: sibérien
Siberian {n} (a person from Siberia)  :: Sibérien {m}, Sibérienne {f}
Siberian {n} (domestic cat breed)  :: sibérien {m}
Siberian elm {n} (tree Ulmus pumila)  :: orme de Sibérie {m}
Siberian Husky {n} (Siberian Husky dog)  :: husky sibérien {m}, husky de Sibérie {m}
Siberian tiger {n} (Panthera tigris altaica)  :: tigre de Sibérie {m}, tigre de l'Amour {m}
sibilant {adj} /ˈsɪb.ɪ.lənt/ (characterized by a hissing sound)  :: sifflant {m}, sifflante {f}
sibilant {n} (phonetics: a hissing sound)  :: sifflant {m}
sibling {n} /ˈsɪblɪŋ/ (person who shares same parents)  :: frère et sœur {m} {p}, fratrie {f}
sibyl {n} (a pagan female oracle)  :: sibylle {f}
sibylline {adj} /ˈsɪbɪlaɪn/ (pertaining to a sibyl)  :: sibyllin {m}
sic {adv} /sɪk/ (thus, thus written)  :: sic
Sichuan {prop} (a province in China)  :: Sichuan {m}
Sicilian {adj} (relating to Sicily or its inhabitants)  :: sicilien
Sicilian {n} (person)  :: Sicilien {m}, Sicilienne {f}
Sicilian {prop} (language)  :: sicilien {m}
Sicily {prop} (island)  :: Sicile {f}
sick {adj} /sɪk/ (in poor health)  :: malade {m} {f}
sick {adj} (slang: very good, excellent)  :: de malade
sick {n} (sick people)  :: les malades {m-p}
sick and tired {adj} (frustrated and annoyed) SEE: fed up  ::
sickbay {n} (a room or area for the treatment of the sick or injured)  :: infirmerie {f}
sicken {v} (to be or become ill)  :: tomber malade
sicken {v} (to make ill)  :: rendre malade
sickening {adj} (causing sickness or disgust)  :: à s'en rendre malade, [possibly offensive] dégoûtant
sickle {adj}  :: serpe
sickle {adj} (shaped like the blade of a sickle)  :: falciforme
sickle {n} /sɪkl̩]/ (agricultural implement)  :: faucille {f}
sickle {v} (to cut with a sickle)  :: fauciller
sickle cell anaemia {n} (sickle cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia  ::
sickle-cell anaemia {n} (sickle-cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia  ::
sickle-cell anemia {n} (disease characterized by sickle-shaped red blood cells)  :: drépanocytose {f}
sickle-cell disease {n} (sickle-cell disease) SEE: sickle-cell anemia  ::
sickly {adj} (frequently ill)  :: maladif
sickness {n} (the quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady)  :: maladie {f}
side {n} (flat surface of an object)  :: face {f}
side {n} (left or right half)  :: côté {m}
side {n} /saɪd/ (bounding straight edge of an object)  :: côté {m}
side {n} (set of opponents in a game)  :: équipe {f}
side {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish  ::
side {n} (surface of a sheet of paper)  :: page {f}
side {n} (television channel) SEE: channel  ::
sidebearing {n} (margin of empty space)  :: approche {f}
sideburn {n} (sideburns) SEE: sideburns  ::
sideburns {n} /ˈsaɪd.bɚnz/ (facial hair reaching from the top of the head down the side of the face to the side of the chin)  :: favoris {m-p}, slang: rouflaquettes {f-p}
side by side {adv}  :: côte à côte
sidecar {n} (one-wheeled attachment to a motorcycle)  :: side-car {m}
side dish {n} (serving of food meant as an accompanying dish)  :: garniture {f}
sidedish {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish  ::
side effect {n} (computing: a state change caused by a function call)  :: effet de bord {m}
side effect {n} (medicine: an adverse effect)  :: effet secondaire {m}, effet indésirable {m}
side effect {n} (unintended consequence of any action)  :: effet de bord {m}
sidekick {n} (assistant)  :: faire-valoir {m}
sidelock {n} (sidelock)  :: papillote {f}
side order {n} (accompaniment to main course) SEE: side dish  ::
sideproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct  ::
sidereal {adj} (relating to a measurement of time relative to the position of the stars)  :: sidéral
sidereal {adj} /səˈdɪɹiəl/ (of or relating to the stars)  :: sidéral
sidereal day {n} (day of sidereal time)  :: jour sidéral {m}
sidereal time {n} (time measured by apparent motion of vernal equinox)  :: temps sidéral {m}
sidereal year {n} (orbital period)  :: année sidérale {f}
side-straddle hop {n} (jumping jack) SEE: jumping jack  ::
side-striped jackal {n} (side-striped jackal)  :: chacal à flancs rayés {m}
sidestroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: nage indienne {f}
sidewalk {n} /saɪdwɔːk/ (paved footpath)  :: trottoir {m}
sidewards {adj} (sideward) SEE: sideward  ::
sidewards {adv} (sideward) SEE: sideward  ::
sideways {adv} (askance)  :: de travers
sideways {adv} (towards one side)  :: de côté
sideways {adv} (with a side to the front)  :: de côté
sidle {v} /ˈsaɪd(ə)l/ (To advance in a furtive, coy or unobtrusive manner)  :: se faufiler
Sidon {prop} (city state of Phoenicia)  :: Sidon
siege {n} /siːdʒ/ (military blockade of settlement)  :: siège
siege {v} (to assault with the intent of conquering by force or attrition)  :: assiéger
siege warfare {n} (warfare involving a siege)  :: guerre de siège {f}
siemens {n} /ˈsiːmənz/ (derived unit of electrical conductance)  :: siemens {m}
Siena {prop} (city)  :: Sienne
Siena {prop} /siˈɛnə/ (province)  :: Sienne
Sienese {adj} (of Siena)  :: siennois {m}, siennoise {f}
Sienese {n} (person)  :: Siennois {m}, Siennoise {f}
Sierpinski triangle {n} (a fractal consisting of three copies of itself)  :: triangle de Sierpiński
Sierra Leone {prop} (Republic of Sierra Leone)  :: Sierra Leone {f}
siesta {n} /siˈɛstə/ (an afternoon nap)  :: sieste {f}
sieve {n} (process that filters out unwanted pieces of input)  :: crible {m}
sieve {n} /sɪv/ (device to separate larger objects)  :: tamis {m}, crible {m}, passoire {m} (for cooking)
sieve {v} (to strain, sift or sort using a sieve)  :: tamiser, sasser
sievert {n} /ˈsiːvət/ (SI unit of radiation dose)  :: sievert {m}
sift {v} (to separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving)  :: éparpiller, disséminer
sift {v} (to sieve or strain (something))  :: passer, tamiser
sifu {n} (martial arts instructor)  :: sifu {m} {f}, shifu {m} {f}
sigh {n} /saɪ/ (a deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued, frustrated, or grieved; the act of sighing)  :: soupir {m}
sigh {v}  :: soupirer
sigh {v} (to inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it)  :: soupirer
sight {n} (device used in aiming a firearm)  :: mire {f}, viseur {m}
sight {n} /saɪt/ (ability to see)  :: vue {f}, vision {f}
sight {n} (something seen)  :: vue {f}
sight {v} (get sight of)  :: apercevoir
sight {v} (take aim at)  :: viser
sight {v} (visually register)  :: voir
sighthound {n} (sighthound)  :: lévrier {m}
sightseeing {n} (tourism)  :: tourisme {m}
sigillography {n} (study of seals and sigils)  :: sigillographie {f}
sigma {n} (letter of the Greek alphabet)  :: sigma {m}
sigmoid {adj} /ˈsɪɡ.mɔɪd/  :: sigmoïde
sign {n} (any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols)  :: symbole {m}
sign {n} (astrological sign)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} (flat object bearing a message)  :: signe {m}, marqueur {m}
sign {n} (linguistic unit in sign language)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} (meaningful gesture)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} (omen)  :: signe {m}, présage {m}
sign {n} (positive or negative polarity)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} /saɪn/ (visible indication)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} (sign language in general)  :: langue des signes {f}
sign {n} (traffic sign)  :: panneau de signalisation {m}
sign {v} (intransitive: to communicate using sign language)  :: parler la langue des signes
sign {v} (to make (a document) official by writing one's signature)  :: signer
sign {v} (to persuade a sports player etc. to sign a contract.)  :: faire signer
sign {v} (to write one's signature on a document)  :: signer
sign {v} (to write one's signature somewhere)  :: signer
sign {v} (transitive: to communicate using sign language)  :: dire ... en langue des signes
signage {n} (Signs taken collectively)  :: signalisation, fléchage
signal {n} /ˈsɪɡn(ə)l/ (indication)  :: signal {m}
signal {v} (To indicate)  :: signaler
signal crayfish {n} (Pacifastacus leniusculus)  :: écrevisse signal {f}
signatory {n} /ˈsɪɡ.nə.tɹi/ (one who signs or signed)  :: signataire {m} {f}
signature {n} /ˈsɪɡnətʃɚ/ (person’s autograph name)  :: signature {f}
signboard {n} (a board carrying a sign)  :: enseigne {f}, panneau {m}
signed {adj} ((mathematics, computer science) having both positive and negative varieties)  :: signé
signet ring {n} (signet ring)  :: chevalière
significance {n} (extent to which something matters)  :: importance signification
significance {n} (meaning)  :: signification {f}
significant {adj} /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkənt/ (having noticeable effect)  :: significatif
significantly {adv} (in a significant manner: notably)  :: considérablement
significant other {n} (romantic partner, regardless of marital status)  :: moitié {f} [literary]
signified {n} (concept evoked by a sign)  :: signifié {m}
signifier {n} (the sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign)  :: signifiant {m}
signify {v} (to give something a meaning)  :: signifier
sign in {v} (log in) SEE: log in  ::
sign in {v} (to sign one's name on a list)  :: s'inscrire, émarger
sign language {n} (sign language)  :: langue des signes {f}
signpost {n} (post bearing a sign that gives information on directions)  :: poteau indicateur {m}
sign up {v} (to add a name to the list of people who are participating in something)  :: inscrire
sign up {v} (to add one's own name to the list of people who are participating in something)  :: s'inscrire
Sikhism {prop} (religion)  :: sikhisme {m}
silage {n} (fodder stored in a silo)  :: silage {m}
silence {n} /ˈsaɪləns/ (lack of any sound)  :: silence {m}
silence is golden {proverb} (proverb)  :: le silence est d'or, la parole est d'argent, mais le silence est d'or, la parole est d'argent, le silence est d'or
silencer {n} (attachment)  :: silencieux {m}
silent {adj} (not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn)  :: silencieux {m}, muet
silent {adj} /ˈsaɪlənt/ (free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet)  :: silencieux {m}, [verb "to be silent"] taire
silent film {n} (film without sound)  :: film muet {m}
silently {adv} (in a silent manner; making no noise)  :: silencieusement
silent miscarriage {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
Silesia {prop} /saɪˈliʒə/ (region)  :: Silésie {f}
Silesian {adj} (of or pertaining to Silesia)  :: silésien
silhouette {n} /ˌsɪlʊˈwɛt/ (representation of the outlines of an object filled in with a black color)  :: silhouette {f}
silica {n} /ˈsɪl.ɪ.kə/ (silicon dioxide)  :: silice {f}
silicate {n} /ˈsɪlɪkeɪt/ (salt or mineral)  :: silicate {m}
silicon {n} /ˈsɪlɪkən/ (non-metallic element)  :: silicium {m}
silicon dioxide {n} (SiO2)  :: bioxyde de silicium
silicone {n} /ˈsɪlɪkəʊn/ (any of a class of inert compounds of silicon)  :: silicone {m}
Silicon Valley {prop} (nickname for region in San Francisco)  :: Silicon Valley {f}, Vallée du Silicium {f}
silk {n} (fabric)  :: soie {f}
silk {n} /sɪlk/ (fiber)  :: soie {f}
Silk Road {prop} (Silk Road)  :: route de la soie {f}
silk-screen printing {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing  ::
silkworm {n} (caterpillar)  :: ver à soie {m}
silky {adj} (similar in texture or appearance to silk)  :: soyeux
sill {n} (horizontal member bearing the upright portion of a frame)  :: linteau {m}
sill {n} /sɪl/ (base of a window)  :: rebord {m}
silly {adj} (irresponsible, showing irresponsible behaviors)  :: idiot, fou {m}, givré {m} [slang], branque [slang], jeté {m} [slang]
silly {adj} (pejorative: simple, not intelligent, unrefined)  :: idiot de, imbécile de
silly {adj} (playful, giggly)  :: bébête, idiot, nunuche {f}
silly {adj} (semiconscious)  :: abruti
silly {adj} /ˈsɪli/ (foolish, showing a lack of good sense and wisdom)  :: idiot {m}, bête, fou {m}, stupide
silo {n} /ˈsaɪloʊ/ (vertical building for storing grain)  :: silo {m}
silo {n}  :: silo
silt {n} /sɪlt/ (fine earth deposited by water)  :: vase, limon
silurid {n} (any catfish of the Siluridae family)  :: siluridé {m}
Silvanus {prop} (biblical character)  :: Silvain
Silvanus {prop} (male given name)  :: Sylvain
silver {adj} (having a color/colour like silver)  :: argenté
silver {adj} (made from silver)  :: en argent
silver {n} (cutlery/silverware)  :: argenterie {f}
silver {n} (metal)  :: argent {m}
silverback {n} (mature male gorilla)  :: dos argenté {m}
silver ball {n} (pinball) SEE: pinball  ::
silver bullet {n} (bullet made of silver)  :: balle d'argent
silver bullet {n} (solution perceived to have great effectiveness or bring miraculous results)  :: solution miracle, panacée
silver fox {n} (fox with pale yellow fur)  :: renard argenté {m}
silver goal {n} (first goal scored during the first half of extra time)  :: but en argent {m}
silver lining {n} (a good aspect of a mostly bad event)  :: lueur d'espoir {f}
silver medal {n} (medal made of, or having the colour of, silver)  :: médaille d'argent {f}
silver medalist {n} (silver medal winner)  :: médaillé d'argent {m}, médaillée d'argent {f}
silversmith {n} (person who makes articles out of silver)  :: chaudronnier d'argent {m}, chaudronnière d'argent {f}
silverware {n} ((US) knives, forks and spoons)  :: argenterie {f}, couverts {m-p}
silvery {adj} (resembling silver)  :: argenté {m}
silvery-cheeked antshrike {n} (Sakesphorus cristatus)  :: batara à joues argent
Silvia {prop} (female given name)  :: Sylvie
silviculture {n} (forestry)  :: sylviculture {f}
SIM card {n} (small, removable card which stores mobile phone data)  :: carte SIM {f}
Simferopol {prop} /ˌsɪmfəˈroʊpəl/ (city)  :: Simferopol {m}
simian {adj} /ˈsɪm.i.ən/ (of or pertaining to apes)  :: simien {m}, simienne {f}
similar {adj} /ˈsɪməlɚ/ (Having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable)  :: similaire, semblable {m} {f}
similarity {n} (closeness)  :: similarité {f}, similitude {f}
similarly {adv} (in a similar style or manner)  :: pareil, semblablement, similairement
simile {n} /ˈsɪməli/ (figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another)  :: comparaison {f}
similitude {n}  :: similitude {f}
simmer {v} ((intransitive) to cook or undergo heating slowly)  :: mijoter
simmer {v} ((transitive) to cause to cook or undergo heating slowly)  :: faire mijoter
Simon {prop} (male given name)  :: Simon
Simon {prop} /ˈsaɪmən/ (biblical characters)  :: Simon
Simone {prop} /səˈməʊn/ (female given name)  :: Simone {f}
Simon says {n} (children's game)  :: Jacques a dit
simony {n} /ˈsaɪ.mə.ni/ (act of buying and selling ecclesiastical offices and pardons)  :: simonie {f}
simoom {n} /sɪˈmuːm/ (hot, dry wind)  :: simoun {m}
simper {n} (frivolous smile)  :: minauderie {f}, sourire affecté {m} (lit., affected smile)
simper {v} /ˈsɪmpɚ/ (To smile in a frivolous manner)  :: minauder
simple {adj} (simple-minded)  :: simple {m} {f}
simple {adj} /ˈsɪmpəl/ (uncomplicated)  :: simple
simple {n} (preparation from one plant)  :: simple {m}
simple-minded {adj} (Lacking mental capacity)  :: simple d'esprit, simplet
simple past {n} (the simple past)  :: passé {m}, imparfait {m}, passé simple {m} (these terms have slightly different meanings in French, they are not synonyms)
simple present {n} (present tense)  :: indicatif présent, présent
simpleton {n} (simple person lacking common sense)  :: nigaud {m}
simplicity {n} (freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury)  :: simplicité
simplicity {n} (freedom from complication; efficiency)  :: simplicité
simplicity {n} (quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts)  :: simplicité
simplicity {n} (quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths)  :: simplicité
simplification {n} /ˌsɪmpləfəˈkeɪʃən/ (act of simplifying)  :: simplification {f}
Simplified Chinese {prop} (Chinese written using simplified characters)  :: chinois simplifié {m}
simplify {v} (to make simpler)  :: simplifier
simplism {n} (trait of oversimplifying things by ignoring complexity and complications)  :: simplisme {m}
simplistic {adj} (overly simple)  :: simpliste
simply {adv} /ˈsɪmpli/ (in a simple manner)  :: simplement
simulacrum {n} /ˌsimjəˈleɪkrəm/ (image or representation)  :: simulacre {m}
simulate {v} /sɪmjʉːleɪt/ (to model, replicate, duplicate the behavior)  :: simuler or imiter ?
simulated annealing {n} (algorithm)  :: recuit simulé {m}
simulation {n} (process of simulating)  :: simulation {f}
simulation {n} (something which simulates)  :: simulation {f}
simultaneity {n} (the quality or state of being simultaneous)  :: simultanéité {f}
simultaneous {adj} /ˌsaɪ̯m.əlˈteɪ̯n.i.əs/ (at the same time)  :: simultané
simultaneously {adv} /ˌsaɪməlˈteɪnɪəsli/ (occurring at the same time)  :: simultanément
simultaneousness {n} (the quality or state of being simultaneous)  :: simultanéité
sin {n} (misdeed)  :: péché {m}
sin {n} /sɪn/ (violation of religious law)  :: péché {m}
sin {v} (to commit a sin)  :: pécher
Sinai {prop} (peninsula)  :: Sinaï {m}
since {adv} /sɪns/ (from a specified time in the past)  :: depuis
since {conj} (because)  :: puisque, vu que, étant donné que
since {conj} (from the time that)  :: dès que, depuis
since {prep} (from (time))  :: depuis
sincere {adj} /sɪnˈsɪə(ɹ)/ (earnest)  :: sincère
sincerely {adv} (In a sincere or earnest manner; honestly)  :: sincèrement
sincereness {n} (sincerity) SEE: sincerity  ::
sincerity {n} (quality of being sincere)  :: sincérité
since when {adv} (from what time)  :: depuis quand
Sindhi {adj} (pertaining to Sindh)  :: sindhi {m}
Sindhi {prop} (language)  :: sindhi {m}
sindonology {n} (study of holy shroud)  :: sindonologie {f}
sine {n} /saɪn/ (trigonometric function)  :: sinus {m}
sinecure {n} /ˈsaɪ.nə.kjʊɹ/ (a position that requires no work but still gives a payment)  :: sinécure, [vulgar] planque
Sinemurian {n} (subdivision of the Jurassic period)  :: Sinémurien
sinew {n} /ˈsɪnjuː/ (tendon) SEE: tendon  ::
sinful {adj} (evil) SEE: evil  ::
sinful {adj} (of or relating to sin)  :: coupable
sing {v} /siːŋ/ (to produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice)  :: chanter
Singapore {prop} (Republic of Singapore)  :: Singapour {m}
Singaporean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Singapore)  :: singapourien
Singaporean {n} (a person from Singapore)  :: Singapourien {m}, Singapourienne {f}
Singapore dollar {n} (official currency of Singapore)  :: dollar de Singapour {m}
singe {v} /sɪnd͡ʒ/ (to burn slightly)  :: roussir
singer {n} /ˈsɪŋɚ/ (person who sings)  :: chanteur {m}, chanteuse {f}
singeress {n} (songstress) SEE: songstress  ::
singing {n} (the act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing)  :: chant {m}
single {adj} /ˈsɪŋɡl/ (not married nor dating)  :: célibataire
single {n} (baseball: hit)  :: simple {m}
single {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket  ::
single {n} (one who is not married)  :: célibataire {m} {f}
single {v} (farming: to thin out) SEE: thin out  ::
single celled {adj} (consisting of one cell) SEE: unicellular  ::
single-click {n} (action or event of pushing mouse-button once)  :: seul-clic {m}
single file {adv} (line or queue one person wide)  :: queue leu leu {f}, file indienne {f}
single-minded {adj} (intensely focused)  :: déterminé, résolu
single mother {n} (a woman raising a child on her own)  :: mère célibataire {f}
single room {n} (a hotel room with one single bed)  :: chambre simple {f}
single ticket {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket  ::
singleton {n} (math: set)  :: singleton {m}
single transferable vote {n} (voting system)  :: scrutin à vote unique transférable
singly even {adj} (singly even)  :: simplement pair
sing the praises of {v} (commend someone's attributes to others)  :: faire le courage de
singular {adj} (grammar: referring to only one thing)  :: singulier
singular {adj} (linear algebra: of matrix: having no inverse)  :: singulier
singular {n} (grammar: form of a word that refers to only one thing)  :: singulier {m}
singulare tantum {n} (grammar, noun having the singular form only)  :: singulare tantum {m}
singularity {n} (peculiar state or occurrence)  :: singularité {f}
singularity {n} (physics: point of infinite density)  :: singularité {f}
singularity {n} (point where all lines meet)  :: point {m} de fuite
singularity {n} (point where infinite value is reached)  :: singularité {f}
singulative {n} (a singulative form or construction)  :: singulatif
Sinhala {prop} /ˈsɪnhələ/ (Sinhalese) SEE: Sinhalese  ::
Sinhalese {adj} /sɪnhəˈliːz/ (of or pertaining to Sri Lanka)  :: cinghalais
Sinhalese {n} (Sinhalese person)  :: Cingalais {m}, Cinghalais {m}, Singalais {m}, Singhalais {m}, Srilankais {m}, Sri-Lankais {m}, Ceylanais {m}, Cingalaise {f}, Cinghalaise {f}, Singalaise {f}, Singhalaise {f}, Srilankaise {f}, Sri-Lankaise {f}, Ceylanaise {f}
Sinhalese {prop} (the language)  :: cinghalais {m}
sinicization {n} (process of sinicising)  :: sinisation {f}
sinister {adj} (evil)  :: sinistre {m} {f}
sinister {adj} (heraldic "left")  :: sénestre
sinister {adj} /ˈsɪnɪstər/ (ominous)  :: sinistre {m} {f}
Sinitic {adj} /saɪˈnɪtɪk/ (relating to the group of Chinese languages)  :: sinitique, chinois
sink {n} (basin)  :: évier {m}
sink {n} (sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole  ::
sink {v} (cause (ship, etc) to sink)  :: couler {m}
sink {v} /sɪŋk/ (descend into liquid, etc)  :: s'enfoncer
sinkable {adj} (capable of being sunk)  :: submersible
sinker {n} (sinker nail) SEE: sinker nail  ::
sinker {n} /sɪŋkə(ɹ)/ (weight used in fishing)  :: plomb {m}
sinkhole {n} (geology: hole formed in soluble rock)  :: doline {f}
sink or swim {v} (to fail or succeed, on a project attempted)  :: marche ou crève [move/walk or expire]
sinner {n} /ˈsɪnɚ/ (person who has sinned)  :: pécheur {m}, pécheuse {f}
Sino- {prefix} /ˈsɪnəʊ/ (relating to China or Chinese)  :: sino-
Sinocentrism {n} /ˌsɪnɵˈsɛntɹɪzəm/ (belief that China is the center of the Earth)  :: sinocentrisme
sinologist {n} (a student, or expert in sinology)  :: sinologue {m} {f}
sinology {n} (study of China)  :: sinologie {f}
Sinophile {n} (Sinophile)  :: sinophile {m} {f}
Sinophobia {n} (the fear of China or Chinese)  :: sinophobie {f}
Sinophone {adj} (speaking Chinese)  :: sinophone
Sinophone {n} (a speaker of Chinese)  :: sinophone {m} {f}
Sino-Tibetan {adj} (related to China and Tibet)  :: sinotibétain {m}
Sino-Tibetan {adj} (related to Chinese and Tibetan)  :: sinotibétain {m}
Sino-Xenic {adj} (related to Chinese readings in Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese borrowings from medieval Chinese)  :: sinoxénique
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Japanese) SEE: Sino-Japanese  ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Korean) SEE: Sino-Korean  ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Vietnamese) SEE: Sino-Vietnamese  ::
sintering {n} (A process in which the particles of a powder are welded together by pressure and heating to a temperature below its melting point)  :: frittage {m}
sinuate {v} (to curve or bend)  :: sinuer
sinuosity {n} (the property of being sinuous)  :: sinuosité
sinuous {adj} (having curves in alternate directions; meandering)  :: sinueux
sinus {n} /ˈsaɪnəs/ (pouch or cavity in any organ or tissue)  :: sinus {m}
sinus {n}  :: sinus paranasal {m}
sinusitis {n} (inflammation)  :: sinusite {m}
sinusoid {adj} (sinusoidal) SEE: sinusoidal  ::
sinusoid {n} /ˈsaɪnəsɔɪd/ (sine curve)  :: sinusoïde {f}
sinusoidal {adj} /saɪnəˈsɔɪdəl/ (in the form of a sine wave)  :: sinusoïdal
sip {n} /sɪp/ (A small mouthful of drink)  :: gorgée {f}
sip {v} (To drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time)  :: siroter
sir {n} (address to any male, especially if his name or proper address is unknown)  :: monsieur {m}
sir {n} /sɝ/ (address to a military superior)  :: monsieur {m}
sir {n}  :: seigneur {m}
SIRC {prop} (acronym of Security Intelligence Review Committee)  :: CSARS
sire {v} (to procreate)  :: saillir
siren {n} (dangerously seductive woman)  :: sirène {f}
siren {n} (device for making a sound alarm)  :: sirène {f}
siren {n} /ˈsaɪrən/ (nymph of Greek mythology)  :: sirène {f}
sirensong {n} (siren song) SEE: siren song  ::
Sirius {prop} (Sirius)  :: Sirius {m}
sirloin {n} (cut of beef)  :: aloyau, faux-filet
sirup {n} (syrup) SEE: syrup  ::
sis {n} /sɪs/ (sister)  :: frangine {f}
siskin {n} /ˈsɪskɪn/ (small European finch)  :: tarin {m}
sissify {v} /ˈsɪsɪfaɪ/ (To make sissy; to emasculate.)  :: effeminer, émasculer
sissy {n} (an effeminate boy or man)  :: efféminé {m}
sissy {n} (a timid, unassertive or cowardly person)  :: poule mouillée {f}, gonzesse {f}
sissy {n} (sister) SEE: sis  ::
sissy {n} (urination (childish)) SEE: wee-wee  ::
sister {n} (a nun; a female member of a religious community)  :: sœur {f}, nonne {f}, religieuse {f}
sister {n} (senior nurse)  :: infirmière {f}
sister {n} /ˈsɪstɚ/ (woman or girl having the same parents)  :: sœur {f}
sister city {n} (city in a relationship of cordiality)  :: ville jumelée {f}
sisterhood {n} (quality of being sisterly)  :: sororité
sisterhood {n} (state of being sisters)  :: sororité
sister-in-law {n} (brother's wife)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's brother's wife)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's sister)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's brother's wife)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's sister)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister ship {n} (ship built to the same design)  :: sister-ship {m}, navire-jumeau {m}
sister-wife {n} (co-wife)  :: coépouse, co-épouse, sœur-épouse
sister-wife {n} (co-wife who is also one's sister)  :: sœur-épouse
sistrum {n} /ˈsɪstrəm/ (instrument)  :: sistre {m}
Sisyphus {prop} /ˈsɪsɪfəs/ (figure)  :: Sisyphe {m}
sit {v} (move oneself into such a position)  :: s’asseoir
sit {v} /sɪt/ (of a person, be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs are supported)  :: être assis {m}, être assise {f}
sitar {n} (musical instrument)  :: sitar {m}
sitcom {n} (situation comedy, see also: situation comedy)  :: comédie de situation {f}, sitcom {m}
sit down {v} (to assume a sitting position from a standing position)  :: s'asseoir
site {n} /saɪt/ (a website)  :: site {m}
site map {n} (webpage that lists the contents of a website)  :: plan de site (plan du site) {m}, carte de site (carte du site) {f}
sit-in {n} (type of protest)  :: sit-in {m}
sit on it {v} (shove it up your ass)  :: se le mettre bien profond, s'enfiler ça
sit on it {v} (sit on) SEE: sit on  ::
sitting duck {n} (an obvious or unconcealed target)  :: cible {f} facile
sitting room {n} (living room) SEE: living room  ::
situated {adj} (located in a specific place)  :: situé
situation {n} (location)  :: situation {f}
situation {n} (one's status with regard to circumstances)  :: situation {f}
situation {n} (position of employment)  :: emploi {m}, poste {m}
situation {n} (state of affairs)  :: situation {f}
situation {n} /sɪtjuːˈeɪʃən/ (position vis-à-vis surroundings)  :: situation {f}
situation comedy {n} (episodic comedy television program, see also: sitcom)  :: comédie de situation
six {n} (digit)  :: six {m}
six {n}  :: six {m}
six {num} /sɪks/ (cardinal number)  :: six
six o'clock {n} (the start of the seventh hour)  :: six heures {f}
six of one, half a dozen of the other {proverb} (two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent)  :: bonnet blanc, blanc bonnet [white hat (and) hat that is white.], kif-kif, c’est du pareil au même
six-pack {n} (A set of six beverage cans)  :: pack de six {m}
six-pack {n} ((bodybuilding) A highly developed set of abdominal muscles)  :: tablette de chocolat {f}
six perfections {n} (six virtues in Mahayana Buddhism)  :: six perfections
sixteen {num} /ˈsɪk.stiːn/ (cardinal number 16)  :: seize
sixteenth {abbr} /ˌsɪksˈtiːnθ/ (the ordinal form of the number sixteen)  :: seizième (before the noun); seize (after the name)
sixteenth {n} (one of sixteen equal parts of a whole)  :: seizième {m}
sixteenth note {n} (sixteenth note) SEE: semiquaver  ::
sixth {adj} /sɪksθ/ (ordinal form of the number six)  :: sixième (before the noun); (in names of monarchs and popes) six (after the name) (abbreviation VI)
sixth {n} (one of six equal parts of a whole)  :: sixième {m}
sixth {n} (person or thing in sixth place)  :: sixième {m} {f}
sixth sense {n} (extrasensory perception)  :: sixième sens {m}
sixties {n} (decade of the 1960s)  :: années soixante {f-p}, années 60 {f-p}
sixtieth {adj} /ˈsɪkstiəθ/ (the ordinal form of the number sixty)  :: soixantième, 60ème
sixtieth {n} (one of sixty equal parts of a whole)  :: soixantième {m}
sixtieth {n} (person or thing in the sixtieth position)  :: soixantième {m} {f}
sixty {num} /ˈsɪksti/ (cardinal number)  :: soixante {m}
sixty-eight {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-huit
sixty-five {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-cinq, soixante-cinq
sixty-four {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-quatre
sixty-nine {n} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-neuf {m}
sixty-nine {n} (sex position)  :: soixante-neuf {m}
sixty-one {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-et-un
sixty-seven {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-sept
sixty-six {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-six
sixty-three {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-trois
sixty-two {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-deux
sizable {adj} (sizeable) SEE: sizeable  ::
size {n} (a specific set of dimensions for clothing)  :: taille {f}
size {n} (assize) SEE: assize  ::
size {n} /saɪz/ (dimensions or magnitude of a thing)  :: taille {f}
size {n}  :: taille {f}, grandeur {f}
sizzle {n} (the sound of water hitting a hot surface)  :: grésillement {m}
sizzle {v} (to make the sound of water hitting a hot surface)  :: grésiller
skandha {n} (Any of the five aspects constituting the sentient being in Buddhism)  :: skandha
skate {n} (act of skating or ice skating)  :: patinage {m}
skate {n}  :: patin {m}
skate {n} /skeɪt/ (ice skate or roller skate)  :: patin
skate {v} (to move along a surface (ice or ground) using skates)  :: glisser, patiner
skateboard {n} (platform on wheels)  :: planche à roulettes {f} [dated], skateboard {m}, skate {m}
skateboard {v} (to use a skateboard)  :: skater, faire du skate
skater {n} (insect) SEE: water strider  ::
skater {n} /ˈskeɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (person who skates)  :: patineur {m}, patineuse {f}, skateur {m}, skateuse {f} (skateboard)
skating {n} (the action (and Recreational activity) or any sport of moving along a surface (ice or ground) using skates)  :: glisse {f}, patinage {m}
skating rink {n} (frozen surface for skating)  :: patinoire {f}
skating rink {n} (roller skating rink)  :: patinoire {f}
skedaddle {v} /skɪˈdædəl/ (move or run away quickly)  :: déguerpir
skeeter {n} (mosquito) SEE: mosquito  ::
skein {n} /skeɪn/ (quantity of yarn)  :: écheveau {m}
skein {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak  ::
skeletal {adj} (haggard)  :: squelettique {m} {f}
skeletal {adj} (of, or relating to the skeleton)  :: squelettique {m} {f}
skeleton {n} (system that provides support to an organism)  :: squelette {m}
skeletoneer {n} (one who competes in skeleton)  :: skeletoneur {m}
skeleton in the closet {n} (a shameful secret)  :: cadavre dans le placard {m}
skeleton in the cupboard {n} (a shameful secret)  :: cadavre dans le placard {m}
skeleton key {n} (a key that opens a range of locks)  :: passe-partout {m}
skeptic {n} (someone who habitually doubts beliefs and claims)  :: sceptique
skeptical {adj} (having, or expressing doubt)  :: dubitatif, sceptique
skeptical {adj} (related to skepticism)  :: sceptique
skepticism {n} (general disposition to doubt)  :: scepticisme {m}
sketch {n} (lookout) SEE: lookout  ::
sketch {n} (quick freehand drawing)  :: esquisse {f}
sketch {n} (rough design or draft)  :: ébauche {f}
sketch {n} (short musical, dramatic or literary work or idea)  :: sketch {m}
sketch {v} (to create a sketch)  :: esquisser
sketchy {adj} (Of questionable or doubtful quality)  :: louche, glauque
sketchy {adj} /ˈskɛtʃi/ (Roughly or hastily laid out; intended for later refinement)  :: sommaire, incomplet, partiel, superficiel
skew {adj} (neither perpendicular nor parallel)  :: gauche, oblique
skew {v}  :: fausser
skew {v} (to change or alter in a particular direction)  :: biaiser
skewer {n} (chess scenario)  :: enfilade {f}
skewer {n} (pin used to secure food during cooking)  :: brochette {f}, broche {f}
skewer {v} (to impale on a skewer)  :: embrocher
ski {n} /skiː/ (one of a pair of long flat runners designed for gliding over snow)  :: ski {m}
ski {v} (to move on skis)  :: skier
skiascope {n} (retinoscope) SEE: retinoscope  ::
skid {n} (out of control sliding motion)  :: dérapage {m}
skid {v} (to slide in an uncontrolled manner)  :: déraper
skidder {n} (a vehicle for pulling trees out of a forest)  :: débusqueur {m}, skidder {m}
skid mark {n} (black mark left on a road surface from tires)  :: trace de freinage
skid mark {n} (visible stain left on underpants)  :: virgule {f}
skidmark {n} (black mark left on a road surface from tires)  :: coup de patin {m}
skier {n} (someone who practices skiing)  :: skieur {m}, skieuse {f}
skiff {n} (Any of various types of boats small enough for sailing or rowing by one person)  :: esquif {m}, barque {f}
skiing {n} /ˈskiɪŋ/ (sport or activity)  :: ski
ski jump {n} (ramp)  :: tremplin {m}
ski jumping {n} (a winter sport)  :: saut à ski {m}
skilful {adj} (possessing skill, skilled)  :: adroit, habile
ski lift {n}  :: remontée mécanique
skill {n} /skɪl/ (capacity to do something well)  :: habileté {f}, don {m}, capacité {f}
skilled {adj} /skɪld/  :: habile (dans)
skillful {adj} /skɪl.fəl/ (possessing skill)  :: habile
skim {v} (read quickly, skipping some detail)  :: feuilleter
skim {v} (remove cream)  :: écrémer
skim {v} (ricochet)  :: ricocher
skim {v} /skɪm/ (throw an object so it bounces on water)  :: faire des ricochets
skim milk {n} (milk with removed cream)  :: lait écrémé {m}
skin {n} (congealed layer on the surface of a liquid)  :: peau
skin {n} (image used as the background of graphical user interface)  :: apparence {f}
skin {n} (skin of an animal used by humans)  :: peau {f}
skin {n} /skɪn/ (outer covering of the body of a person or animal)  :: peau {f}
skin {n} (the outer protective layer of any plant or animal)  :: peau {f}
skin {v} (to remove the skin of)  :: écorcher
skin and bones {n} (emaciated; very skinny)  :: [verb] n’avoir que la peau sur les os, paquet d’os {m}
skin cancer {n} (malignant growth on the skin)  :: cancer de la peau {m}, cancer cutané {m}
skin color {n} (color of human skin)  :: teint {m}, couleur de la peau {m}, complexion {f}
skin color {n} (ethnicity)  :: couleur de la peau {m}
skin-deep {adj} (superficial)  :: à fleur de peau
skinflint {n} (one who is excessively stingy or cautious with money)  :: radin, avare
skinhead {n} /ˈskɪnhɛd/ (member of skinhead subculture)  :: skinhead {m}
skink {n} (lizard)  :: scinque {m}
skin mag {n} (skin magazine) SEE: skin magazine  ::
skinny {adj} (thin)  :: maigre {m} {f}
skinny {n} (A skinny person)  :: maigre {m} {f}
skinny dipping {n} (practice of swimming in the nude)  :: baignade à poil
skip {n} (An open-topped rubbish bin)  :: benne {f}
skip {v} /skɪp/ (To move by hopping on alternate feet)  :: sautiller
skipjack {n} (Katsuwonus pelamis)  :: bonite à ventre rayé
skip-kennel {n} (lackey)  :: saute-ruisseau {m}
skipping rope {n} (rope for play or exercise)  :: corde à sauter {f}
skip rope {n} (rope used) SEE: skipping rope  ::
skip rope {v} (to jump over a rope) SEE: jump rope  ::
ski resort {n} (resort for skiers)  :: station de ski {f}
skirmish {n} (minor dispute)  :: escarmouche {f}
skirmish {n} /ˈskɜː(r)mɪʃ/ (brief battle between small groups)  :: escarmouche {f}
skirmish {v} (to engage in a minor battle or dispute)  :: escarmoucher
skirmisher {n} (soldier)  :: escarmoucheur
skirt {n} (part of dress)  :: jupe {f}
skirt {n} /skɜ˞t/ (clothing)  :: jupe {f}
skirt {n} (something resembling a skirt)  :: jupe {f}
skirting board {n} (panel between floor and interior wall)  :: plinthe {f}
skit {n} (comedy)  :: sketch {m}, parodie {f}
ski track {n} (trail from/for skis)  :: piste de ski {f}, piste {f}
skitrack {n} (ski track) SEE: ski track  ::
skitter {v} (to move hurriedly)  :: s'enfuir (of insects, etc.)
ski wax {n} (wax for skis and snowboards)  :: fart {m}
Skopje {prop} (capital of Macedonia)  :: Skopje, Skoplje
Skopje {prop} (Macedonia) SEE: Macedonia  ::
Skopostheorie {n} (idea that translating and interpreting should take into account function) SEE: Skopos theory  ::
skua {n} /ˈskjuːə/ (predatory seabird of the family Stercorariidae)  :: labbe {f}
skulduggery {n} /skʌlˈdʌɡəɹi/ (devious device or trick)  :: entourloupe {f}
skulk {v} /skʌlk/ (to conceal oneself; to hide)  :: se cacher
skull {n} /skʌl/ (cranium)  :: crâne {m}
skull and crossbones {n} (symbol of death)  :: tête de mort {f}
skullcap {n} (flowering plant)  :: scutellaire {f}
skullcap {n} /ˈskʌlkæp/ (cap that covers from the forehead to just above the back of the neck)  :: kippa {f}, calotte {f}
skullduggery {n} (deceptive activities) SEE: skulduggery  ::
skunk {n} /skʌŋk/ (animal)  :: moufette {f}, sconse {m}
skunk {n} (skunkweed) SEE: marijuana  ::
sky {n} (heaven)  :: ciel {m}
sky {n} /skaɪ/ (atmosphere above a point)  :: ciel {m}
sky {n} (specific view, condition)  :: ciel {m}
sky blue {adj} (colour)  :: bleu ciel
sky blue {n} (colour)  :: bleu ciel
skydiving {n} (jumping out of an aircraft and freefalling)  :: parachutisme {m}, skydiving {m}
skylark {n} /ˈskaɪ.lɑɹk/ (small brown passerine bird)  :: alouette des champs {f}
skylarking {n} /ˈskʌɪlɑːkɪŋ/ (horseplay)  :: chahut {m}
skylight {n} (opening in the roof)  :: fenêtre de toit {f}, lucarne, vasistas {m}, vélux {m}
skyline {n} (silhouette against city or buildings)  :: horizon {m}, ligne d'horizon {f}
skyline {n} /ˈskaɪˌlaɪn/ (horizon) SEE: horizon  ::
skype {v} /skaɪp/ (make a Skype telephone call)  :: skyper
skyrocket {n} (a rebuke, a scolding)  :: volée de bois vert {f}, [colloquial] Scud {m}
skyrocket {n} /ˈskaɪˌɹɒk.ɪt/ (firework using solid rocket motor and emitting various effects)  :: fusée d'artifice {f}
skyrocket {v} (to increase suddenly and extremely)  :: grimper en flèche, monter en flèche, exploser
skyscraper {n} /ˈskaɪˌskɹeɪpɚ/ (tall building)  :: gratte-ciel {m}
slab {n} (paving stone)  :: dalle {f}
slab {n} /slæb/ (flat piece of material)  :: chape {f}
slack {n} /slæk/ (small coal, coal dust)  :: gravier {m}
slacker {n} (procrastinating or lazy person)  :: paresseux {m}, feignasse {f}
slacks {n} (Casual trousers.)  :: jeans
slag {n} (a woman (sometimes a man) who has loose morals relating to sex)  :: pute {f}
slag {n} /slæɡ/ (the impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore)  :: scorie {f}
slag {n} (the scoria of a volcano)  :: scorie {f}
slaked lime {n} (calcium hydroxide) SEE: calcium hydroxide  ::
slalom {n} /ˈslɑː.ləm/ (sports)  :: slalom {m}
slalomer {n} (skier)  :: slalomeur {m}, slalomeuse {f}
slalomist {n} (slalomer) SEE: slalomer  ::
slam {v} /slam/ (To shut with sudden force so as to produce a shock and noise)  :: claquer
slander {n} (false, malicious statement)  :: calomnie {f}
slander {v} (utter a slanderous statement)  :: calomnier
slanderer {n} (One who slanders)  :: calomniateur {m}, calomniatrice {f}
slanderous {adj} (Both untrue and harmful to a reputation)  :: diffamatoire
slang {n} (cant) SEE: cant  ::
slang {n} (jargon) SEE: jargon  ::
slang {n} /sleɪŋ/ (slang)  :: argot {m}, langue verte {f}, jargon {m}
slant {n} (bias)  :: connotation {f}
slant {n} (pejorative: person of Asian descent)  :: [man] bridé {m}, [woman] bridée {f}
slant {n} /ˈslænt/ (slope or incline)  :: biais {f}
slant {v} (to bias or skew)  :: biaiser
slant {v} (to lean, slope or incline)  :: incliner, pencher
slanting {n} (quality of being slanted)  :: en pente
slap {n} /slæp/ (A blow.)  :: claque {f}, gifle {f} (slap on the face), fessée {f} (slap on the bum)
slap {v} (to give a slap)  :: gifler (slap in the face), fesser (slap on the bum)
slapdash {adj} /ˈslæpdæʃ/ (done hastily)  :: bâclé
slap in the face {n} (slap in the face or on the cheek)  :: soufflet {m}, gifle {f}
slapper {n} (female of loose morals)  :: putain {f}
slap someone five {v} (give someone five) SEE: give someone five  ::
slash {n}  :: entaille {f}
slash {n} /slæʃ/ (slash fiction) SEE: slash fiction  ::
slash {v} (to cut across something with a knife, sword, etc)  :: entailler, taillader
slasher {n} (horror movie)  :: slasher {m}
slat {n} (aeronautical: moveable control surface at the leading edge of a wing)  :: dispositif hypersustentateur {m}
slat {n}  :: pale
slat {n} (thin, narrow strip)  :: palette {f}, lamelle {f}
slate {n} (colour/color)  :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (record of money owed)  :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (sheet of slate for writing on)  :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} /sleɪt/ (rock)  :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (tile)  :: ardoise {f}
slater {n} (one who lays slate)  :: couvreur {m}
slattern {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute  ::
slattern {n} /ˈslætɚn/ (slut) SEE: slut  ::
slaughter {n}  :: abattage {m}
slaughter {n} (killing of people)  :: carnage {m}
slaughter {n} /ˈslɔtɝ/ (killing of animals (also kosher and halal rituals))  :: abattage {m}
slaughterhouse {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir  ::
slaughterhouse {n} (scene of a massacre)  :: abattoir
Slav {n} /slɑːv/ (a member of a group of peoples in Eastern Europe speaking a Slavic language)  :: Slave {m} {f}
slave {n}  :: [1, 2] esclave
slave {n} (person forced to work for another)  :: esclave
slave {n} /sleɪv/ (person owned by another)  :: esclave {m} {f}, serf {m}, serve {f}
slave-girl {n} (female slave)  :: esclave-fille {f}
slaveowner {n} (anyone that has control over another human being)  :: esclavagiste {m} {f}
slaver {n} (slave ship)  :: navire d'esclaves {m}
slaver {n} /ˈsleɪvɚ/ (slave trader)  :: marchand d'esclaves {m}
slaver {v} /ˈslævɚ/ (to drool saliva)  :: baver
slavery {n} (condition in which one is captivated or subjugated)  :: esclavage {m}
slavery {n} (condition of servitude endured by a slave)  :: esclavage {m}
slavery {n} (institution or practice of owning human beings)  :: esclavage {m}
slave trade {n} (traffic in slaves)  :: commerce des esclaves {f}, traite négrière {f}
Slavic {adj} (of the Slavs, their culture or languages)  :: slave, slavon
Slavicist {n} (a scholar who specializes in the study of the Slavic family of languages)  :: slaviste {m} {f}
Slavism {n} (a Slavic idiom or phrase)  :: slavisme {m}
Slavonia {prop} (region of Croatia)  :: Slavonie
Slavonic {adj} (related to Slavonia)  :: slavon {m}
Slavonic {adj} (Slavic) SEE: Slavic  ::
Slavonic {prop} /sləˈvɒn.ɪk/ (unrecorded ancestor of Slavic languages)  :: slavon {m}, vieux slave {m}, esclavon {m}, paléoslave {m}
Slavyansk {prop} (Slovyansk) SEE: Slovyansk  ::
slay {v} /sleɪ/ (to kill, murder)  :: tuer, assassiner, occire
sled {n} (a small, light vehicle with runners, used, mostly by young persons, for sliding on snow or ice)  :: luge {f}
sled {n} (a vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice)  :: traîneau {m}
sledge {n} /slɛdʒ/ (a heavy, long handled maul or hammer)  :: masse {f}
sledge {n} (sleigh or sled)  :: traîneau {m}
sledgehammer {n} (kind of hammer)  :: marteau de forgeron {m}, masse {f}
sledge hockey {n} (version of ice hockey)  :: hockey sur luge
sleek {adj} /sliːk/  :: brillant, élégant
sleep {n} /sliːp/ (state of reduced consciousness)  :: sommeil {m}
sleep {n} (substance found in the corner of the eyes / figurative objectification of sleep)  :: chassie {f}
sleep {v} (to rest in state of reduced consciousness)  :: dormir
sleep apnea {n} (brief interruptions of breathing during sleep)  :: apnée du sommeil
sleeper {n} (horizontal wooden or concrete structural member supporting railway lines)  :: traverse {f}
sleeper {n} (railroad sleeping car) SEE: sleeping car  ::
sleeper {n} (someone who sleeps)  :: dormeur {m}
sleeper cell {n} (group of people who remain dormant in a community until activated)  :: cellule dormante {f}
sleep in {v} (to sleep late)  :: faire la grasse matinée, cuver
sleepiness {n} (property of being sleepy)  :: somnolence {f}
sleeping {adj} /ˈsliːpɪŋ/ (asleep) SEE: asleep  ::
sleeping {n} (state or act of being asleep)  :: sommeil {m}
sleeping bag {n} (padded or insulated bag)  :: sac de couchage {m}
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (fairy tale)  :: La Belle au bois dormant
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (main character in this story)  :: Belle au bois dormant {f}
sleeping car {n} (a railroad car with sleeping facilities for passengers travelling overnight.)  :: wagon-couchette {m}, wagon-lit {m}
sleeping pill {n} (a pill having a soporific effect)  :: somnifère {m}
sleep like a baby {v} (to sleep very well)  :: dormir comme un loir, dormir comme une marmotte, dormir à poings fermés
sleep like a log {v} (to sleep well, without disturbance)  :: dormir comme un loir; dormir comme une marmotte
sleep mask {n} (blindfold)  :: masque de nuit
sleepwalk {v} (somnambulate) SEE: somnambulate  ::
sleepwalker {n} (somnambulist) SEE: somnambulist  ::
sleepwalking {n} (act of walking while not conscious or aware of it)  :: somnambulisme {m}
sleep with {v} (have sex with)  :: coucher avec ...
sleepy {adj} /ˈsliːpi/ (feeling the need for sleep)  :: somnolent {m}, endormi, ensommeillé {m}, ensuqué
sleepy head {n} (a sleepy person) SEE: sleepyhead  ::
sleepyhead {n} (ruddy duck) SEE: ruddy duck  ::
sleepyhead {n} (sleepy person)  :: endormi {m}, endormie {f}
sleet {n} /sliːt/ (rain which freezes before reaching the ground)  :: grésil {m}
sleet {v} (to be in a state in which sleet is falling)  :: grésiller
sleeve {n} (mechanical covering or lining)  :: chemise {f} (inner), gaine {f} (outer), manchon {m}
sleeve {n} (record cover)  :: pochette {f} (of record), boîtier {m} (of CD)
sleeve {n} /sliːv/ (part of a garment that covers the arm)  :: manche {f}
sleigh {n} /sleɪ/ (vehicle on runners)  :: traîneau {m}
sleight of hand {n} (skill)  :: tour de main, habileté
sleiveen {n} /ˈsliːviːn/ (dishonest person; trickster)  :: escroc, filou, aigrefin, fripon, larron, chevalier d'industrie, tricheur
slender {adj} (thin)  :: svelte
slender-horned gazelle {n} (Gazella leptoceros)  :: gazelle leptocère
slice {n} (thin, broad piece cut off)  :: tranche {f}
slice {v} (to cut into slices)  :: trancher
sliced bread {n} (bread that is sold sliced into pieces)  :: pain de mie {m}
slick {adj} (slippery due to a covering of liquid)  :: glissant
slide {n} (act of sliding)  :: glissade {f}
slide {n} (item of play equipment)  :: toboggan {m}
slide {n} (mechanism of a part which slides on or against a guide)  :: glissière {f}, coulisse {f}
slide {n} (microscope slide)  :: lame {f}
slide {n} (rubble, earth and stones moving down)  :: glissement, glissement de terrain
slide {n} (slippery surface for someone to slide on)  :: glissoire {f}
slide {n} (transparent image for projecting)  :: diapositive, diapo
slide {n} (valve in eg. a trombone)  :: coulisse {f}
slide {v} /slaɪd/ (to cause to move in contact with a surface)  :: glisser
slide {v} (to lose balance)  :: glisser
slide {v} (to move in continuous contact with a surface)  :: glisser
slide {v} (to move with low friction)  :: glisser
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener  ::
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener  ::
slide projector {n} (a device that projects an enlarged image of a photographic slide onto a screen)  :: projecteur de diapositives {m}, projecteur {m}
slideshow {n} (a presentation of a series of photographic slides, usually with a spoken or recorded explanation)  :: diaporama {m}
slideshow {n}  :: diaporama
sliding door {n} (door)  :: porte coulissante {f}
slight {adj} /slaɪt/ (insignificant)  :: insignifiant
slightly {adv} (slenderly)  :: finement, délicatement
slightly {adv} (to a small extent or degree)  :: légèrement
slim {adj} /slɪm/ (slender)  :: mince
slim {v} (lose weight)  :: maigrir, mincir
slime {n} /slaɪm/ (mucilaginous substance or mucus-like substance)  :: mucosité {f}
slimy {adj} /ˈslaɪ.mi/ (glutinous)  :: visqueux {m}, visqueuse {f}, gluant {m}, gluante {f}
sling {n} (bandage)  :: écharpe {f}
sling {n} (instrument for throwing)  :: fronde {f}, bricole {f}, lance-pierre {m}
sling {n} (rope or iron securing a yard to a mast)  :: hauban
sling {n} (the act of hurling as with a sling)  :: jet {m}
sling {v} /ˈsliːŋ/ (to throw)  :: lancer
slinger {n} (someone who slings or who uses a sling)  :: frondeur {m}
slingshot {n} /ˈslɪŋʃɒt/ (Y-shaped stick)  :: fronde {f}
slip {n} (act of slipping)  :: glissade {f}
slip {n} (nautical: space for a ship to moor) SEE: berth  ::
slip {n} /slɪp/ (ceramics: thin, slippery mix of clay and water)  :: barbotine {f}
slip {n} (small piece of paper)  :: fiche {f}
slip {v} (to err)  :: se tromper, faire erreur
slip {v} (to lose one's traction)  :: glisser
slip {v} (to pass)  :: faire passer
slip {v} (to worsen)  :: empirer
slip knot {n}  :: nœud coulant
slip of the tongue {n} (mistake in speech)  :: lapsus {m}
slipped disk {n} (protruding vertebral disk)  :: déplacement de vertèbre
slipper {n} (low shoe usually worn indoors)  :: chausson {m}, pantoufle {f}
slipper animalcule {n} (paramecium) SEE: paramecium  ::
slippery {adj} (of a surface)  :: glissant {m}, glissante {f}
slippery jack {n} (mushroom in genus Suillus)  :: bolet jaune, nonette voilée {m}
slipshod {adj} /ˈslɪp.ʃɑd/ (done poorly or too quickly)  :: bâclé
slipstick {n} (slide rule) SEE: slide rule  ::
slit {n} /ˈslɪt/ (narrow cut or opening; a slot)  :: fente
slit {n} (vulgar, slang: opening of the vagina)  :: fente {f}
slither {v} /ˈslɪð.ə(ɹ)/ (to move smoothly from side to side)  :: ramper / glisser en ondulant
slither {v} (to slide)  :: glisser, se faufiler
slithy {adj} /slaɪði/ (slimy and lithe)  :: lubricilleux
sliver {n} (bait made of pieces of small fish)  :: languette
sliver {n} (New York: A narrow high-rise apartment building)  :: tour, gratte-ciel
sliver {n} /ˈslɪ.vɚ/ (a long piece cut or rent off; a sharp, slender fragment)  :: écharde, éclat
slob {n} (lazy, obese person)  :: lambin {m}
slob {n} /slɒb/ (lazy, slovenly person)  :: souillon {m} {f}, flemmard {m} {f}
slobber {v} (To allow saliva or liquid to run from one's mouth)  :: baver
sloe {n} /sləʊ/ (Prunus spinosa)  :: prunelle {f}
slogan {n} /ˈsloʊɡən/ (phrase associated with a product, used in advertising)  :: slogan {m}
sloop {n} /sluːp/ (single-masted sailboat)  :: sloop {m}
slope {n} (area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward)  :: pente {f}
slope {n} (degree to which a surface tends upward or downward)  :: pente {f}, inclinaison
slope {n} (mathematics)  :: pente {f}
slope {n} (math: slope of the line tangent to a curve at a given point)  :: pente {f}
slosh {v} (of a liquid, to shift chaotically; to splash noisily)  :: éclabousser
sloshing {n} (A motion or action that sloshes.)  :: ballottement {m}
slot {n} (narrow depression, perforation, or aperture)  :: emplacement {m}
slot {n} /slɒt/ (wooden bar for fastening door)  :: barre {f}
sloth {n} (mammal)  :: paresseux {m}, {m}
sloth {n} /slɔθ/ (laziness)  :: paresse {f}
slot machine {n} (gambling machine)  :: machine à sous {f}
slot machine {n} (vending machine) SEE: vending machine  ::
slough {n} /slʌf/ (dead skin on a sore or ulcer)  :: escarre {f}
Slovak {adj} (of Slovakia or its language)  :: slovaque {m} {f}
Slovak {n} (native of Slovakia)  :: Slovaque {m} {f}
Slovak {prop} (language of Slovakia)  :: slovaque {m}
Slovakia {prop} /sloʊˈvɑ.ki.ə/ (Slovak Republic)  :: Slovaquie {f}
Slovene {adj} /ˈsləʊˌviːn/ (adjective)  :: slovène {m} {f}
Slovene {n} (a person)  :: Slovène {m} {f}
Slovene {prop} (the language)  :: slovène {m}
Slovenia {prop} /sloʊˈvi.ni.ə/ (country in Europe)  :: Slovénie {f}
Slovenian {adj} /ˌsləˈvɪinɪiən/ (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
Slovenian {n} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
Slovenian {prop} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
slovenly {adj} (careless or negligent; sloppy)  :: négligé {m}, bâclé {m}
slovenly {adj} /ˈslʌv.ən.li/ (having an untidy appearance; unkempt)  :: négligé {m}, dépeigné {m}
slovenly {adj} (unwashed, dirty, disorderly)  :: sale {m} {f}
Slovio {prop} (an artificial Slavic language)  :: slovio {m}
Slovyansk {prop} (city)  :: Sloviansk , Slaviansk
slow {adj} /sloʊ/ (not quick in motion)  :: lent {m}, lente {f}
slow {v} (to reduce the speed of)  :: ralentir, freiner
slowcoach {n} (plodder) SEE: plodder  ::
slow-cook {v} (cook slowly)  :: mitonner
slow cooker {n} (kitchen appliance)  :: mijoteuse {f}, cocotte {f}
slow down {v} (to reduce speed)  :: ralentir
slowly {adv} /ˈsloʊli/ (At a slow pace)  :: lentement
slow motion {n} (film stretched in time)  :: ralenti {m}
slowness {n} (quality of being slow)  :: lenteur {f}
slowworm {n} (Anguis fragilis)  :: orvet {m}
sludge {n} (generic term for separated solids)  :: lie {f}
sluff {n} /slʌf/ (slough) SEE: slough  ::
sluff {v} (slough) SEE: slough  ::
slug {n} (bullet)  :: pruneau {m}
slug {n} (lazy person) SEE: sluggard  ::
slug {n} /slʌɡ/ (gastropod)  :: limace {f}
sluggard {n} (lazy or idle person)  :: fainéant {m}, fainéante {f}, flemmard {m}, flemmarde {f}
sluggish {adj} (having no power to move one's self or itself; inert)  :: rétamé {m} [slang], naze {m} {f} [slang]
sluggish {adj} (slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream)  :: poussif {m}, poussive {f}, faiblard {m} [familiar], faiblarde {f}
sluice {n} /sluːs/ (passage for water)  :: écluse {f}
slum {n} (dilapidated neighborhood)  :: bidonville {m}
slumber {n} (a very light state of sleep)  :: somnolence {f}
slumber {v} (to be in a very light state of sleep)  :: somnoler
slumber party {n} (a party where people are dressed in pyjamas)  :: soirée pyjama {f}
slump {v} (to collapse heavily)  :: s'affaler
slur {n} /slɜː(r)/ (The symbol indicating a legato passage, written as an arc over the slurred notes)  :: liaison d'expression {f}, coulé {m}, legato {m}
slur {v} (To run together; to articulate poorly)  :: mal articuler
Slurpee {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush  ::
slush {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink)  :: barbotine {f}
slush {n} (liquid mud or mire)  :: gadoue {f}
slush {n} /slʌʃ/ (half-melted snow)  :: neige fondue {f}, névasse {f} [Can]
slush fund {n} (money stored for illegal or dishonest purposes)  :: caisse noire {f}
slushie {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush  ::
Slush Puppie {n} (slush) SEE: slush  ::
slushy {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush  ::
slut {n} (a female dog)  :: chienne
slut {n} (prostitute) SEE: whore  ::
slut {n}  :: pute {f}, garce {f}
slut {n} /slʌt/ (sexually promiscuous woman)  :: salope {f}, trainée {f}
slut {n} (untidy person)  :: truie {f}
sly {adj} (dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble)  :: espiègle {m} {f}
sly {adj} /slaɪ/ (artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily)  :: sournois, malin, rusé, matois
sly as a fox {adj} (very sly)  :: rusé comme un renard
smack {n} /smæk/ ((slang) heroin) SEE: horse  ::
smack-dab {adv} (exactly, directly)  :: pile-poil
small {adj} /smɔl/ (not large)  :: petit, minuscule
small {adj} (young)  :: petit, jeune
small arms {n} (weapon)  :: petites armes {f-p}
small business {n} (company)  :: petite entreprise {f}, TPE {f}, PME {f}
small caps {n} (font variant)  :: petite capitale {f}
small change {n} (a minor or insignificant amount of money)  :: petite monnaie {f}
small-eared galago {n} (Otolemur garnettii) SEE: northern greater galago  ::
smaller {adj} /ˈsmɔlɚ]/ (comparative of small)  :: plus petit
small fry {n} (things or people of little importance)  :: menu fretin {m}
small intestine {n} (upper part of the intestine)  :: intestin grêle
small-minded {adj} (selfish; not mindful of the big picture)  :: mesquin
smallness {n} (state of being small)  :: petitesse {f}
small of the back {n} (lumbar region of the back)  :: cambrure (des reins) {f}
small potatoes {n} (small fry) SEE: small fry  ::
smallpox {n} /ˈsmɔːlpɑːks/ (disease)  :: variole {f}, petite vérole {f}
small-scale {adj} (having a modest scope or extent)  :: à petite échelle
small screen {n} (broadcast or cable television screen)  :: petit écran
small talk {n} (idle conversation)  :: papotage {m}, courts pourparlers {m-p}
smalltown {n} (small town) SEE: small town  ::
small wonder {n} (unsurprising occurrence)  :: pas étonnant (que ...)
smaragdine {n} /sməˈræɡdiːn/ (emerald) SEE: emerald  ::
smarmy {adj} /ˈsmɑːɹ.mi/ (Falsely earnest, smug, or ingratiating)  :: obséquieux
smart {adj} (exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books)  :: habile, intelligent
smart {v} /smɑɹt/ (to hurt or sting)  :: piquer
smart ass {n} (one promoting his own personality, wishes or views) SEE: smartass  ::
smartass {n} (one who is particularly insolent)  :: gonflé {m}, plaisantin {m}, blagueur {m}, farceur {m}
smart card {n} (plastic card that has information stored on a computer chip)  :: carte à puce {f}
smartphone {n} /ˈsmɑɹtfoʊn/ (electronic handheld device)  :: smartphone {m}, ordiphone {m}, supertéléphone {m}, téléphone intelligent {m}
smash {n} (in tennis)  :: smash {m}
smash {v} (figuratively: to defeat overwhelmingly)  :: écraser
smash {v} (hit extremely hard)  :: percuter
smash {v} (to break violently)  :: fracasser
smashing {adj} (serving to smash)  :: qui + appropriate third-person translation of smash
smashing {adj} (wonderful)  :: sensass {m} {f}, super {m} {f}, génial {m}, géniale {f}
SME {initialism} (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise)  :: PME {f}
smear {n} (mark)  :: trace, traînée, frottis (Pap smear)
smear {n} (Pap smear) SEE: Pap smear  ::
smear {v} /smɪɚ/ (to spread (a substance))  :: badigeonner
smear {v} (to damage someone's reputation by slandering, making false accusations)  :: diffamer
smear campaign {n} (negative propaganda)  :: campagne de diffamation {f}
smear test {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: frottis {m}
smell {n} (sense of smell)  :: odorat {m}
smell {n} /smɛl/ (sensation)  :: odeur {f}, parfum {m}
smell {v} (have a particular smell)  :: sentir
smell {v} (have the smell of)  :: sentir
smell {v} (sense with nose)  :: sentir
smell a rat {v} (to sense something suspicious)  :: y avoir anguille sous roche (there’s an eel under the rock )
smellbrain {n} (part of brain involved with smelling)  :: rhinencéphale {m}
smelly {adj} /ˈsmɛli/ (having a bad smell)  :: puant {m}, puante {f}, malodorant
smelt {n} /ˈsmɛlt/ (fish of the family Osmeridae)  :: éperlan {m}
smelting {n} (process of melting or fusion, especially to extract a metal from its ore)  :: fonderie, fonte
smidgen {n} (very small amount)  :: chouïa
smile {n} /smaɪl/ (a happy face expression using mouth, but without producing voice)  :: sourire {m}
smile {v} (to have a smile on one's face)  :: sourire
smiley {n} /ˈsmaɪli/ (emoticon) SEE: emoticon  ::
smirch {v} (to dirty)  :: salir
smirk {n} /smɜː(ɹ)k/ (smile that is insolent, offensively self-satisfied or scornful)  :: sourire en coin {m}, ricanerie {f}
smirk {v} (To smile in a way that is affected, smug, insolent or contemptuous)  :: ricaner
smite {v} /smaɪt/ (to hit)  :: frapper
smith {v} /smɪθ/ (craftsperson who works metal)  :: forgeron {m}
Smith {prop} (most common surnames by language)  :: Martin
Smith {prop} (surnames derived from the equivalents of "smith")  :: Fabre
smithereens {n} /smɪðəˈriːnz/ (Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items)  :: miettes {p}
smithy {n} /ˈsmɪθi/ (forge) SEE: forge  ::
smock {n} (a blouse)  :: blouse {f}
smock {n} (a loose garment worn as protection)  :: blouse {f}
smock {n} (undergarment)  :: blouse {f}
smog {n} /smɒg/ (urban air pollution)  :: smog {m}
smoke {n} (baseball slang:fastball) SEE: fastball  ::
smoke {n} (colloquial: cigarette)  :: clope {f}
smoke {n} /smoʊk/ (visible particles and vapour given off by burning material)  :: fumée {f}
smoke {v} (slang: to kill, especially with a gun)  :: descendre
smoke {v} (to give off smoke)  :: fumer
smoke {v} (to inhale and exhale smoke from a burning cigarette)  :: fumer
smoke {v} (to inhale and exhale tobacco smoke regularly or habitually)  :: fumer
smoke {v} (to preserve or prepare by treating with smoke)  :: fumer
smoke alarm {n} (smoke detector) SEE: smoke detector  ::
smoked {adj} (of food, preserved by treatment with smoke)  :: fumé
smoke detector {n} (device)  :: détecteur de fumée {m}
smoked meat {n} (smoked meat in general)  :: viande fumée {f}
smoked salmon {n} (edible salmon that is cured by smoking)  :: saumon fumé {m}
smokefall {n} (artificial waterfall of smoke for shows)  :: cascade de vapeur {f}, cascade de vapeur d'azote {f}
smokefall {n} (close of the day before nightfall, when fog comes)  :: tombée de la brume {f}
smokefall {n} (soot fallout from a cloud of smoke)  :: retombées de suie {f-p}, retombées de suies {f-p}, retombée de suie {f}, retombée de suies {f}
smoke like a chimney {v} (to smoke tobacco frequently)  :: fumer comme un pompier /to smoke like a fireman/
smoker {n} (bee smoker) SEE: bee smoker  ::
smoker {n} (person who smokes tobacco habitually)  :: fumeur {m}, fumeuse {f}
smoker {n} (smoking car) SEE: smoking car  ::
smoke ring {n} (smoking trick)  :: rond de fumée {m}, ronds de fumée {m-p}
smokescreen {n} (anything used to conceal or distract)  :: écran de fumée {m}
smokescreen {n} (disguise, mask, cover)  :: écran de fumée {m}
smokestack {n} (a conduit or group of conduits atop a structure allowing smoke to flow out)  :: cheminée {f}
smoking {n} (smoking of tobacco)  :: fumer [verb]
smoking jacket {n} (men's jacket to be worn while smoking)  :: smoking {m}
smoking room {n} (room designated for smokers)  :: fumoir {m}
Smolensk {prop} (city)  :: Smolensk {m}
smooch {v} ((informal) to kiss)  :: bécoter
smooth {adj} (action: natural; unconstrained)  :: naturel {m}
smooth {adj} (bland; glib)  :: lisse
smooth {adj} (linguistics, classical studies, of a vowel: lacking marked aspiration)  :: douce {f}
smooth {adj} (mathematics, of a function: Having derivatives of all finite orders at all points within the function’s domain)  :: régulier
smooth {adj} (motion: unbroken)  :: souple
smooth {adj} /smuːð/ (lacking friction, not rough)  :: lisse
smooth {adj} (suave; sophisticated)  :: sophistiqué {m}
smooth {adj} (without difficulty)  :: doux {m}, facile
smooth {v} (make smooth)  :: lisser
smooth {v} (statistics: capture important patterns in the data, while leaving out noise)  :: lisser
smooth as a baby's bottom {adj} (very smooth)  :: doux comme une peau de bébé
smoothen {v} /ˈsmuðɨn/ (make smooth)  :: lisser
smoothie {n} (drink)  :: smoothie {m}, frappé aux fruits {m}, frappé {m}
smooth snake {n} (Coronella austriaca)  :: coronelle lisse
smother {v} (to suffocate)  :: étouffer
SMS {n} (a text message sent on a cell phone)  :: SMS {m}, texto {m}
smudge {n} /smʌdʒ/ (a blemish; a smear)  :: bavure {f}
smudge {v} (to obscure by blurring)  :: maculer
smug {adj} /smʌɡ/ (irritatingly pleased with oneself; self-satisfied)  :: suffisant
smuggle {v} /ˈsmʌɡəl/ (To import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties)  :: passer en contrebande
smuggler {n} /ˈsmʌɡ.lə(ɹ)/ (One who smuggles things)  :: contrebandier {m}
smuggling {n} (an act of smuggling)  :: trafique {m}
smugness {n} (state or quality of being smug)  :: indulgence {f}
smurf {n} /smɝf/ (fictional character)  :: schtroumpf {m}
smut {n} (promiscuous woman) SEE: slut  ::
smut {n} /smʌt/ (soot) SEE: soot  ::
snack {n} (an item of food eaten between meals)  :: casse-croûte {m} or casse-croute {m}, grignotage {m}
snack {n} /snæk/ (a light meal)  :: casse-croûte {m} or casse-croute {m}, hors-d'œuvre {m}, goûter {m}
snack {v} (to eat a light meal)  :: grignoter
snack {v} (to eat between meals)  :: grignoter
snack bar {n} (a small restaurant serving light meals)  :: cafétéria {f}, bistro {m}
snag {n} (problem or difficulty)  :: pépin {m}, hic {m}
snag {n} /ˈsnæɡ/ (stump or base of a branch)  :: aspérité {f}, chicot {m}
snag {n} (tooth projecting beyond the rest)  :: chicot {m}
snag {n} (tree fixed in the bottom of a river or other navigable water)  :: chicot {m}
snail {n} (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell)  :: escargot {m}
snail mail {n} (postal mail)  :: courrier papier {m}, courrier traditionnel {m}
snake {n} (plumbing tool)  :: furet {m}
snake {n} /sneɪk/ (legless reptile)  :: serpent {m}
snake {v} (to move in a winding path)  :: serpenter
snake charmer {n} (snake charmer)  :: charmeur de serpent {m}, charmeur de serpents {m}, charmeuse de serpent {f}, charmeuse de serpents {f}, psylle {m}
snake eagle {n} (bird of prey)  :: circaète {m}
snake hawk {n} (laughing falcon) SEE: laughing falcon  ::
snaky {adj} (twisty) SEE: twisty  ::
snap {n} (act of hitting a middle or ring finger against the palm)  :: claquement de doigts {m}
snap {n} /snæp/ (quick breaking or cracking sound or the action of producing such a sound)  :: claquer {m}
snap {v} (to break apart suddenly or at once)  :: rompre
snap {v} (to snap one's fingers)  :: claquer des doigts
snapdragon {n} /ˈsnæpdɹægən/ (any plant of the genus Antirrhinum)  :: gueule-de-loup {f}
snap fastener {n} (fastening mechanism)  :: bouton-pression {m}
snappish {adj} /ˈsnæpɪʃ/  :: hargneux
snappy {adj} (rapid and without delay)  :: fissa
snapshot {n} (A photograph)  :: instantané {m}
snare {n} (trap)  :: collet {m}
snare drum {n} (tubular drum)  :: caisse claire {f}
Snares penguin {n} (Penguin)  :: gorfou des Snares {m}
snarl {n} (knot or complication of hair, thread, or the like, difficult to disentangle)  :: embrouille {f}, sac de nœuds {m} [familiar]
snatch {n} (competitive weightlifting event)  :: arraché {m}
snatch {n} (piece of sound)  :: bribe {f}
snatch {v} /snætʃ/ (to grasp quickly)  :: saisir, empoigner
snatch {v} (to grasp and remove)  :: arracher, enlever [brusquement]
snatch {v} (to snatch a victory)  :: arracher [la victoire]
snatch {v} (to steal)  :: s'emparer de, voler, piquer, arracher
sneak {v} /sniːk/ (to creep)  :: faucher, piquer, resquiller
sneak {v} (to hide in a mean or cowardly manner)  :: cacher, dissimuler, masquer, planquer
sneaker {n} (athletic shoe) SEE: sneakers  ::
sneakers {n} (leisure shoes, often worn for sports; trainers)  :: baskets {f-p}
sneaky {adj} (Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries)  :: insaisissable, furtif
sneaky {adj} (dishonest; deceitful)  :: sournois, fourbe
sneer {v} /snɪɹ/ (raise a corner of the upper lip slightly in scorn)  :: ricaner
sneeze {n} (act of sneezing)  :: éternuement {m}, atchoum
sneeze {v} /sniz/ (expel air as a reflex)  :: éternuer
Snell's law {n} /snɛlz lɔ/ (law in optics)  :: loi de Snell-Descartes de la réfraction {f}
snicker {n} /ˈsnɪkɚ/ (stifled laugh)  :: ricanement {m}
snicker {v} (to emit a snicker)  :: ricaner
sniff {v} (to make a short audible inhalation)  :: renifler
sniffer plane {n} (airplane for oil detection)  :: avion renifleur {m}
snigger {n} /ˈsnɪɡə/ (a sly or snide laugh)  :: ricanement {m}
snigger {v} (to emit a snigger)  :: ricaner
snipe {n} (bird of the family Scolopacidae)  :: bécassine {f}
sniper {n} (any attacker using a non-contact weapon against a specific target from a concealed position)  :: franc-tireur {m}
sniper {n} (a person using long-range small arms for precise attacks from a concealed position)  :: franc-tireur {m}
sniper {n} (a person who carries the professional title of sniper)  :: franc-tireur {m}
sniper {n}  :: tireur isolé
snitch {n} (informer, usually one who betrays his group)  :: balance {f}, délateur {m}, informateur {m}, indicateur {m}, indic {m}, dénonciateur {m}
snitch {n} /snɪtʃ/ (thief)  :: voleur {m}, voleuse {f}
snivel {n} (nasal mucus; snot)  :: rhinorrhée {f}
snivel {v} (to whine or complain, whilst crying)  :: pleurnicher, chialer colloquial
snob {n} /snɒb/ (person who seeks to be a member of the upper classes)  :: snob {m} {f}
snog {v} (slang: kiss passionately)  :: peloter
snood {n} (neckwarmer) SEE: neckwarmer  ::
snood {n} /snuːd/ (hairnet) SEE: hairnet  ::
snooker {n} /'snʊkər/ (cue sport)  :: billard {m}
snoop {v} (to be devious and cunning so as not to be seen)  :: espionner
snoop around {v} (to snoop at a location)  :: espionner
snoot {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
snooze {n} (A period of sleep; a nap)  :: roupillon {m}
snooze {v} /snuːz/ (To sleep, especially briefly; to nap)  :: faire une sieste, faire un somme, [informal] piquer un roupillon
snore {n} (act and noise of snoring)  :: ronflement {m}
snore {v} (breathe during sleep with harsh noises)  :: ronfler
snoring {n} /ˈsnɔːrɪŋ/ (action or sound)  :: ronflement {m}
snorkel {n} (hollow tube used for breathing underwater)  :: tuba {m}, prise d'air {f}
snort {n} (sound made by exhaling roughly through the nose)  :: reniflement {m}
snort {v} (to exhale roughly through the nose)  :: renifler
snot {n} (contemptible child)  :: morveux {m}
snot {n} /snɒt/ (mucus)  :: morve {f}
snot {v} (to blow, wipe or clear the nose)  :: moucher
snotty {adj} (dirtied with snot)  :: morveux
snotty {adj} (ill-tempered, impertinent)  :: impretinent {m}, de mauvaise humeur
snout {n} (long, projecting nose, mouth and jaw of a beast)  :: museau {m}
snout moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar  ::
snow {n} (collective precipitation)  :: chute de neige {f}
snow {n} (colour)  :: blanc comme neige
snow {n} /snoʊ/ (precipitation)  :: neige {f}
snow {v} (have snow fall from the sky)  :: neiger
snowball {n} /ˈsnoʊbɔl/ (ball of snow)  :: boule de neige {f}, balle de neige {f} [Quebec]
snowball fight {n} (scuffle or play fight whose object is to hit unallied participants with snowballs)  :: bataille de boules de neige {f}
snowblower {n} (a device for clearing a path or road of snow)  :: souffleuse {f}
snowboard {n} (board)  :: snowboard {m}, planche à neige {f}
snowboard {v} (to ride a snowboard)  :: faire du snowboard
snowboarder {n} (someone who snowboards)  :: snowboardeur {m}, snowboardeuse {f}
snowboot {n} (a water-resistant type of footwear)  :: après-ski {m}
snow cannon {n} (machine that spurts out snow over pistes)  :: canon à neige {m}
snow chain {n} (a chain put on a wheel of a vehicle to give it more traction)  :: chaine de neige {f}
snowdrift {n} (bank of snow)  :: congère {f}
snowdrop {n} /ˈsnoʊ.drɑp/ (plant)  :: perce-neige {m}
snowfall {n} (instance of falling of snow)  :: chute de neige {f}
snowflake {n} /ˈsnəʊ.fleɪk/ (crystal)  :: flocon de neige {m}
snow fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
snow globe {n} (decorative object)  :: boule à neige {f}
snow leopard {n} (a large feline mammal, Uncia uncia)  :: léopard des neiges {m}, once {f}
snowless {adj} (without snow)  :: sans neige
snowman {n} /ˈsnoʊ.mæn/ (figure made of snow)  :: bonhomme de neige {m}
snowmobile {n} (vehicle)  :: motoneige
snow pea {n} (cultivar of pea)  :: mangetout {m}
snow pentathlon {n} (pentathlon involving five winter events)  :: pentathlon des neiges {m}
snow plow {n} (vehicle)  :: [France] chasse-neige, [Quebec] charrue
snowshoe {n} /ˈsnoʊʃu/ (flat footwear worn to facilitate walking in deep snow)  :: raquette à neige {f}
snow shovel {n} (a shovel designed specifically for the shovelling of snow)  :: pelle à neige {f}
snowstorm {n} /ˈsnəʊstɔːm/ (bad weather involving blowing winds and snow)  :: tempête de neige {f}
snowsuit {n} (winter outerwear)  :: combinaison de ski {f}
Snow White {prop} /snoʊ hwaɪt/ (character from Snow White (Schneewittchen))  :: Blanche-Neige {f}
snowy {adj} /snəʊi/ (covered with snow)  :: neigeux
snowy owl {n} (large white owl)  :: harfang {m}
snub {n} (deliberate affront or slight)  :: camouflet {m}
snub {v} (slight, ignore, behave coldly toward)  :: snober
snub {v} (turn down, dismiss)  :: snober
snuff {n} /snʌf/ (fine-ground tobacco)  :: tabac à priser, snuff
snuffbox {n} (small box)  :: tabatière {f}
snuggle {v} /ˈsnʌɡəl/ (to lie close to another person or thing, hugging or being cosy)  :: se blottir (contre), se pelotonner, se lover
so {adj} (in that state)  :: le
so {adv} (in a particular manner)  :: ainsi, comme ça
so {adv} (slang: very much)  :: tellement
so {adv} (to a particular extent)  :: aussi
so {adv} (very)  :: tellement, vraiment
so {conj} /soʊ/ (in order that)  :: afin que (followed by the subjunctive), pour que [followed by the subjunctive]
so {conj} (with the result that)  :: alors, donc
so {interj} (interjection used to introduce a new topic)  :: alors
so {n} (sol) SEE: sol  ::
soak {v} /soʊk/ (to be saturated with liquid by being immersed in it)  :: tremper
soak {v} (to allow (especially a liquid) to be absorbed)  :: éponger
soak {v} (to immerse in liquid to the point of saturation or thorough permeation)  :: faire tremper, immerger
soaked {adj} /səʊkt/ (drenched)  :: trempé, [Quebec] trempe
so-and-so {n} (anything generic)  :: ci et ça
so-and-so {n} (placeholder name)  :: Untel
soap {n} (soap opera) SEE: soap opera  ::
soap {n} /soʊp/ (substance)  :: savon {m}
soap {v} (apply soap in washing)  :: savonner, [reflexive] se savonner
soapberry {n} (woody plant)  :: savonnier {m}
soapbox {n} /ˈsəʊpbɒks/ (a platform)  :: tribune, estrade
soapbox car {n} (vehicle)  :: caisse à savon {f}, boîte à savon {f}
soap bubble {n} (sphere of soap water)  :: bulle de savon
soap dish {n} (a container for soap)  :: porte-savon {m}
soap opera {n} (television serial)  :: feuilleton {m}, soap opera {m}, soap {m}, téléroman {m} [Quebec]
soar {v} /sɔː(ɹ)/ (to fly aloft with little effort)  :: planer
soar {v} (to fly by means of a glider)  :: planer
soar {v} (to mount upward on wings)  :: monter, s'élever
soar {v} (to rise rapidly or high)  :: grimper en flèche, monter en flèche
sob {n} /sɑb/ (a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath)  :: sanglot {m}
sob {v} (say (something) while sobbing)  :: dire en sanglotant
sob {v} (weep with convulsive gasps)  :: sangloter
soba {n} (Japanese buckwheat noodle)  :: soba {m}
sobbing {adj} (that or who sobs)  :: sanglotant {m}, sanglotante {f}
sobbing {n} (action of the verb "to sob")  :: sanglotement {m}
so be it {phrase} (indication of acceptance)  :: soit, ainsi soit-il, qu'il en soit ainsi
sober {adj} (dull)  :: sobre
sober {adj} (moderate)  :: sobre
sober {adj} (not given to excessive drinking of alcohol)  :: sobre
sober {adj} /ˈsəʊ.bə(ɹ)/ (not drunk)  :: sobre
sober {v} (overcome intoxication)  :: cuver
sober up {v} (to become sober)  :: se dégriser, se désenivrer
sobriety {n} (quality or state of being sober)  :: sobriété {f}
sobriquet {n} /ˈsoʊ.bɹɪ.keɪ/ (familiar name for a person)  :: sobriquet {m}, surnom familier {m}
so-called {adj} /ˈsoʊˌkɔld/ (so named)  :: soi-disant
so-called {adj} (so named, without negative connotation)  :: dénommé {m}
soccer {n} /ˈsɑk.ɚ/ (game)  :: football {m} (Europe), soccer {m} (America, Australia)
soccer player {n} (one who plays soccer)  :: footballeur {m}, footballeuse {f}
Sochi {prop} /ˈsoʊtʃi/ (city in Russia)  :: Sotchi {m}
sociability {n} (the skill, tendency or property of being sociable or social)  :: sociabilité {f}
sociable {adj} (tending to socialize or be social; friendly; inviting; congenial)  :: sociable
social {adj} /səʊʃl̩/ (relating to society)  :: social
social class {n} (class of people)  :: classe sociale {f}
social climber {n} (someone who tries to improve their social position)  :: arriviste {m} {f}, grimpeur
social contract {n} (agreement or contract)  :: contrat social {m}
social credit {n} (political and economic philosophy)  :: crédit social
social Darwinism {n} (theory)  :: Darwinisme social
social housing {n} (affordable housing provided by public authorities or non-profit organizations)  :: logement social {m}
socialism {n} (group of socialist political philosophies)  :: socialisme {m}
socialism {n} (intermediate phase of social development)  :: socialisme {m}
socialism {n} (political philosophy of social and economic equality)  :: socialisme {m}
socialist {adj} (of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism)  :: socialiste
socialist {n} (one who practices or advocates socialism)  :: socialiste {m} {f}
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia {prop} (Yugoslav state that existed from 1943 until 1992)  :: République fédérative socialiste de Yougoslavie {f}
Socialist Republic of Vietnam {prop} (official name of Vietnam)  :: République socialiste du Viêt Nam {f}
socialization {n} (sociology: the process of learning one’s culture)  :: socialisation {f}
socialize {v} (to instruct, usually subconsciously, in the etiquette of a society)  :: développer l'aspect social, socialiser
socialize {v} (to interact with others)  :: fréquenter des gens, voir des gens
socially {adv} (in social contexts)  :: socialement
social network {n} (a network of personal or business contacts on the Internet)  :: réseau social {m}
social security {n} (benefits)  :: sécurité sociale {f}
social security {n} (system)  :: sécurité sociale {f}
social security number {n} (corresponding number in other countries)  :: numéro de sécurité sociale {m}
social skills {n} (personal skills of social communication and interaction)  :: relationnel {m}
social studies {n} (study of various subjects)  :: éducation civique {f}, juridique et sociale {f}
social work {n} (any of several professions concerned with providing social services)  :: travail social {m}
social worker {n} (person whose profession is social work)  :: travailleur social {m}, travailleuse sociale {f}
societal {adj} /səˈsaɪətl/ (societal)  :: sociétal
societism {n} (social philosophy that promotes the well being of the group without sacrificing the significance of the individual)  :: sociétisme {m}
society {n} (high society) SEE: high society  ::
society {n} /səˈsaɪ.ə.ti/ (group of people sharing culture)  :: société {f}
Socinian {adj} (pertaining to the Socinians)  :: socinien {m}
Socinian {n} (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination)  :: un socinien {m}, une socinienne {f}
sociodicy {n} (justification of the nature of a particular society)  :: sociodicée {f}
socioeconomic {adj} (of or pertaining to social and economic factors) SEE: socio-economic  ::
sociogram {n} (graphic representation of the structure of interpersonal relations in a group situation)  :: sociogramme {m}
sociolect {n} (a language used by a social group)  :: sociolecte {m}
sociolinguistics {n} /ˌsəʊsi.əʊlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/ (the study of social and cultural effects on language)  :: sociolinguistique {f}
sociological {adj} (of or pertaining to sociology)  :: sociologique
sociologically {adv} (sociologically)  :: sociologiquement
sociologist {n} (scientist studying the field of sociology)  :: sociologue
sociology {n} /ˌsəʊʃiːˈɒlədʒiː/ (study of society, human social interactions, etc.)  :: sociologie {f}
sociometry {n} (study of social interactions)  :: sociométrie {f}
sociopath {n} /ˈsoʊ.si.əˌpæθ/ (person with antisocial personality disorder)  :: sociopathe {m} {f}
sociopolitical {adj} (socio-political) SEE: socio-political  ::
sock {n} (covering for the foot)  :: chaussette {f}, bas {f} [Canadian French]
sock {n} (Greco-Roman shoe)  :: socque {m}
socket {n} (computing interprocess communication channel)  :: socket {f}
socket {n} (hollow in a bone)  :: orbite {m} (for the eye)
socket {n} /ˈsɒkɪt/ (mechanical opening)  :: prise, douille
socket wrench {n} (A type of wrench)  :: clé à douille {f}
sock puppet {n} (second account created by a user in an online community)  :: faux-nez {m}, marionnette {f}
sock puppet {n} (simple puppet made from a sock)  :: poupée de chiffon {f}, marionnette {f}
socle {n} /ˈsəʊkəl/ (a plinth or pedestal)  :: socle {m}
Socrates {prop} (Greek philosopher)  :: Socrate {m}
Socratic {adj} (characteristic of the philosopher Socrates)  :: socratique
socred {n} (person who subscribes to the social credit political philosophy)  :: créditiste
socred {n} (social credit political philosophy)  :: créditiste
Socred {n} (member of the Social Credit Party)  :: créditiste
Socreds {prop} (diminutive of Social Credit Party)  :: Ralliement créditiste , créditiste
sod {n} (turf grown for establishment of lawn)  :: gazon {m}
sod {v} (to cover with sod)  :: gazonner
soda {n} (carbonated water)  :: eau pétillante {f}
soda {n} /ˈsoʊdə/ (sodium carbonate)  :: carbonate de soude {m}
soda {n} (sweet, carbonated drink)  :: boisson gazeuse {f}, soda {m}
sodality {n} (companionship) SEE: companionship  ::
sodality {n} /səʊˈdælɪti/ (fraternity)  :: sodalité {f}
soda pop {n} (sweetened, carbonated beverage)  :: soda {m}
soda water {n} (water with carbon dioxide)  :: eau soude {f}, eau gazeuse {f}
sodden {adj} (soaked)  :: trempé
sodium {n} /ˈsoʊdiəm/ (a reactive metal)  :: sodium {m}
sodium benzoate {n} (the sodium salt of benzoic acid)  :: benzoate de sodium {m}
sodium bicarbonate {n} (salt of sodium hydroxide and carbonic acid)  :: bicarbonate de soude {m}
sodium bicarbonate {n} (used as a raising agent)  :: bicarbonate {m}
sodium chloride {n} (chemical term for table salt; NaCl)  :: chlorure de sodium {m}
sodium hydrogen carbonate {n} (NaHCO3) SEE: sodium bicarbonate  ::
sodium hydroxide {n} (caustic alkali)  :: hydroxyde de sodium {m}
sodium lamp {n} (sodium vapor lamp) SEE: sodium vapor lamp  ::
sodium sulfate {n} (Na2SO4)  :: sulfate de sodium {m}
Sodom {prop} /ˈsɑdəm/ (city in the Middle East)  :: Sodome {m}
sodomise {v} (to perform anal sex)  :: sodomiser
sodomise {v} (to perform anal sex with an animal)  :: sodomiser
sodomist {n} (sodomist)  :: sodomiste {m}
sodomite {n} (one who practices sodomy)  :: sodomite {m}
sodomy {n} /ˈsɒdəmi/ (anal sex, see also: anal sex)  :: sodomie {f}
Sod's law {n} /sɒdz lɔː/ (rule)  :: loi de l'emmerdement maximum {f}
sofa {n} /ˈsoʊfə/ (upholstered seat)  :: canapé {m}
so far {adv} (until now; previously; yet)  :: jusqu'à maintenant, jusqu'à présent, jusqu'alors
so far so good {proverb} (up to this point, all is OK)  :: jusqu'à présent, tout va bien
soffit {n} /ˈsɑ.fɪt/ (visible underside of an arch, balcony, beam, cornice, staircase, vault or any other architectural element)  :: soffite {m}
Sofia {prop} /ˈsəʊfiə/ (the capital city of Bulgaria)  :: Sofia
Sofian {n} (someone from Sofia)  :: Sofiote {m} {f}
soft {adj} (foolish) SEE: foolish  ::
soft {adj} (gentle)  :: doux {m}, douce {f}
soft {adj} (of a cloth)  :: mou {m}, molle {f}
soft {adj} /sɑft/ (giving way under pressure)  :: mou {m}, molle {f}, doux
softball {n} (ball)  :: softball {m}
softball {n} (game)  :: balle-molle {f}, [Canada] balle molle {f}, softball {m}
soft-boiled {adj} (of an egg)  :: à la coque
soft-boiled {adj} (sentimental)  :: sentimental {m}, sentimentale {f}
soft chancre {n} (chancroid) SEE: chancroid  ::
softcore pornography {n} (form of pornography where the sexual acts are relatively unexplicit)  :: soft {m}
soft drink {n} (sweet, non-alcoholic carbonated beverage)  :: boisson gazeuse {f}, soda {f}
soften {v} /ˈsɔfən/ ((transitive) To make something soft or softer)  :: adoucir
softly {adv} (softly, gently)  :: doucement
softness {n} (the quality of being soft)  :: douceur {f}
soft palate {n} (tissue)  :: voile du palais {m}, palais mou {m}
soft paraffin {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
soft power {n} (political influence that is extended by means of diplomacy, international assistance, cultural exchanges, etc.)  :: soft power {m}, puissance douce {f}
soft roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt  ::
soft serve {n} (frozen dessert)  :: glace italienne {f}
soft spot {n} (a point of vulnerability)  :: point faible {m}
soft spot {n} (a sentimental fondness or affection)  :: faible {m}
soft spot {n} (fontanelle) SEE: fontanelle  ::
software {n} /ˈsɔftˌwɛɹ]/ (encoded computer instructions)  :: logiciel {m}
software development {n} (translation of goal into a software product)  :: développement de logiciel {m}
software engineering {n} (subfield of engineering)  :: génie logiciel {m}
soft water {n} (water with a low concentration of dissolved minerals)  :: eau douce {f}
softwood {n}  :: conifère {m}
Sogdiana {prop} (an ancient Iranian-speaking civilization)  :: Sogdiane {f}
soggy {adj} (soaked with liquid)  :: trempé
soil {n} (country or territory)  :: terre {f}, territoire {m}
soil {n} (faeces or urine etc.)  :: souillure {m}
soil {n} (mineral or organic material serving as a natural medium for the growth of land plants)  :: terre {f}, sol {m}
soil {n} /sɔɪl/ (mixture of sand and organic material)  :: sol {m}, terre {f}
soil {n} (unconsolidated mineral or organic material on the immediate surface of the earth)  :: terre {f}, sol {m}
soil {v} (to defecate into one's clothing) SEE: soil oneself  ::
soil {v} (to make dirty)  :: salir, [literary] souiller
soiled {adj} (dirty)  :: sale, souillé
soil oneself {v} (to defecate on oneself accidentally)  :: faire dans sa culotte
soiree {n} /ˌswɑːˈɹeɪ/ (formal evening party)  :: soirée {f}
sojourn {n} /ˈsoʊdʒɚn/ (A short stay somewhere)  :: séjour {m}
sojourn {v} (Stay temporarily)  :: séjourner
sol {n} /sɑːl/ ((physical chemistry) a type of colloid)  :: sol {m}
sol {n} /soʊl/ (fifth note of a major scale)  :: sol {m}
solace {n} /ˈsɑː.lɪs/ (consolation)  :: consolation, réconfort
solace {n} (source of comfort)  :: consolation, réconfort
solace {v} (to give solace to)  :: soulager, consoler
solanine {n} (poisonous glycoalkaloid found in many species of nightshade)  :: solanine {f}
solar {adj} (of or pertaining to the sun)  :: solaire
solar calendar {n} (a calendar based on the movement of the Earth around the Sun)  :: calendrier solaire {m}
solar day {n} (time for a planet to rotate once relative to the sun)  :: jour solaire {m}
solar eclipse {n} (when the Moon passes between the Earth and the sun)  :: éclipse solaire {f}
solar energy {n} (energy from the sun)  :: énergie solaire {f}
solar flare {n} (violent explosion)  :: éruption solaire {f}
Solarian {n} (imaginary inhabitant of the Sun)  :: Solaire {m} {f}, Solarien {m} [rare], Solarienne {f} [rare]
solarium {n} /ˈsɒl.ɛə(ɹ).iː.ʌm/ (establishment where one can rent sunbeds)  :: solarium {m}
solar panel {n} (array of connected solar cells)  :: panneau solaire {m}
solar plexus {n} (a complex network of nerves and ganglia, located within the abdomen behind the stomach)  :: plexus solaire {m}, plexus cœliaque {m}
solar prominence {n} (large eruption on the Sun)  :: protubérance solaire {f}
solar system {n} (any collection of heavenly bodies orbiting a star)  :: système solaire {m}
solar system {prop} /ˈsoʊ.lɚ ˌsɪs.təm/ (Solar System) SEE: Solar System  ::
Solar System {prop} /ˈsoʊ.lɚ ˌsɪs.təm/ (the Sun and all the heavenly bodies that orbit around it)  :: système solaire {m}
solar wind {n} (outflow of charged particles from the solar corona into space)  :: vent solaire {m}
solder {n} /ˈsɒldə(ɹ)/ (any of various alloys that are used to join small pieces of metal together)  :: soudure {f}
solder {v} (to join with solder)  :: souder
soldering {n} (method of joining two metallic surfaces by melting an alloy between them)  :: soudure {f}
soldering iron {n} (tool)  :: fer à souder {m}
soldier {n} /ˈsəʊldʒə(ɹ)/ (member of an army)  :: soldat {m}
soldier {n} (UK: a piece of buttered bread or toast)  :: mouillette {f}
sole {adj} /soʊl/ (only)  :: unique, seul
sole {adj} (unmarried; widowed)  :: célibataire
sole {n} (bottom of a shoe or boot)  :: semelle {f}
sole {n} (bottom of the foot)  :: plante {f}, plante du pied {f}
sole {n} (fish)  :: sole {f}
sole {v} (put a sole on (a shoe or boot))  :: semeler
solecism {n} /ˈsɑl.ə.sɪ.zəm/  :: solécisme {m}
sole custody {n} (legal arrangement)  :: garde monoparentale {f}
solely {adv} /ˈsoʊl.li/ (exclusively)  :: uniquement, exclusivement, seulement
solemn {adj} /ˈsɒləm/ (performed with great ceremony)  :: solennel {m}, solennelle {f}
solemn {adj}  :: solennel
solenoid {n} (solenoid)  :: solénoïde {m}
solfeggio {n} (a pedagogical solmization technique for the teaching of sight-singing)  :: solfège {m}
solicitation {n} (instance of soliciting)  :: sollicitation {f}
solid {adj} (extremely filling)  :: plein {m}, pleine {f}
solid {adj} (lacking errors or inconsistencies)  :: solide
solid {adj} (lacking holes or hollows)  :: plein
solid {adj} (large, massive)  :: massif
solid {adj} /ˈsɑlɪd/ (in the solid state)  :: solide
solid {adj} (strong, unyielding (as of foundations etc))  :: solide
solid {n} (chemistry: fundamental state of matter)  :: solide {m}
solid {n} (geometry: three-dimensional object)  :: solide {m}
solidarity {n}  :: solidarité
solidarity {n} (unifying bond between individuals with common goal or enemy)  :: solidarité {f}
solidity {n} (the state or quality of being solid)  :: solidité {f}
solidly {adv} (in a solid manner)  :: solidement
solid of revolution {n} (solid produced rotating a two-dimensional curve through 360° about an axis)  :: solide de révolution {m}
solidus {n} (Roman gold coin)  :: soldius {m}
soliflor {n} (A vase designed to hold a single flower)  :: soliflore {m}
soliloquy {n} /səˈlɪləkwi/ (act of a character speaking to himself)  :: soliloque {m}
soliloquy {n} (speech or written discourse in this form)  :: soliloque {m}, monologue {m}
solipsism {n} (self-absorption)  :: vanité {f}
solipsism {n} /ˈsɑlɪpsɪzm/ (theory)  :: solipsisme {m}
solitaire {adj} (living alone or being alone; solitary)  :: solitaire {n}
solitaire {n} (bird of genus Myadestes)  :: solitaire {m}
solitaire {n} (gem)  :: solitaire {m}
solitaire {n} (patience) SEE: patience  ::
solitaire {n} (Peg solitaire)  :: Solitaire {m}
solitaire {n} (Pezophaps solitaria)  :: dronte de Rodriguez {m}, solitaire de Rodriguez {m}
solitaire {n} /ˈsɒlɪˌtɛər/ (person who lives alone) SEE: solitary  ::
solitaire {n} (Threskiornis solitarius)  :: ibis de la Réunion {m}, solitaire de la Réunion {m}, dronte de la Réunion {m}
solitary {adj} (living alone or being by one's self)  :: solitaire, seul
solitary {adj} (lonely) SEE: lonely  ::
solitary {n} (one who lives alone)  :: solitaire {m} {f}
solitary confinement {n} (forced isolation)  :: mitard {m}
soliton {n} (self-reinforcing travelling wave)  :: soliton {m}
solitude {n} (state of being alone)  :: solitude {f}
solo {adj} (without a companion or instructor)  :: solo
solo {n} (job or performance done by one person)  :: solo {m}
solo {n} (piece of music for one)  :: solo {m}
soloist {n} (a person who performs a solo)  :: soliste {m} {f}
Solomon {prop} /ˈsɑləmən/ (king of Israel)  :: Salomon
Solomon Islands {prop} /ˈsɑ.lə.mən ˈaɪ.ləndz/ (A country in Melanesia)  :: Îles Salomon
Solomon's seal {n} (plant of genus Polygonatum)  :: sceau de Salomon
so long {interj} (informal: goodbye)  :: à bientôt
so long as {phrase} (as long as) SEE: as long as  ::
Solothurn {prop} (canton)  :: Soleure, le canton de Soleure {m}
Solothurn {prop} (city)  :: Soleure
solstice {n} /ˈsɒl.stɪs/ (point where the earth stands at the extreme of its ellipsis around the sun)  :: solstice {m}
solubility {n} ((chemistry) the amount of a substance that will dissolve in a given amount of a solvent)  :: solubilité {f}
solubility {n} (the condition of being soluble)  :: solubilité {f}
soluble {adj} /ˈsɔ.ɫjʊ.bəɫ]/ (able to be dissolved)  :: soluble
solute {n} (substance that is dissolved in a solvent)  :: soluté {m}
solution {n} (answer to a problem (mathematics))  :: solution {f}
solution {n} /səˈluːʃən/ (liquid mixture)  :: solution {f}
solvable {adj} (capable of being dissolved)  :: soluble
solvable {adj} (capable of being solved)  :: résoluble
solvate {v} (chemistry: to form a solvate)  :: solvater
solve {v} (to find an answer or solution)  :: résoudre, régler, solutionner
solvency {n} (ability to pay debts)  :: solvabilité {f}
solvent {adj} (able to pay all debts)  :: solvable
solvent {n} (liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute)  :: solvant {m}
solver {n} (one who solves)  :: résolveur {m}
solyanka {n} (a thick, spicy and sour soup in Russian and Ukrainian cuisine)  :: solianka {f}
Somali {adj} (pertaining to Somalia)  :: somalien
Somali {n} (a person)  :: Somalien {m}, Somalienne {f}
Somali {prop} (a language)  :: somali {m}
Somalia {prop} (country in the Horn of Africa)  :: Somalie {f}
Somalian {adj} (pertaining to Somalia)  :: somalien
Somalian {n} (someone from Somalia)  :: Somalien {m}, Somalienne {f}
Somaliland {prop} (unrecognized state)  :: Somaliland {m}
so many {adj}  :: tant
somber {adj} /ˈsɒmbər/ (dark or dreary in character; joyless; grim)  :: sombre
sombrero {n} (hat)  :: sombréro {m}
some {adv} (approximately, roughly)  :: quelque, environ
some {determiner} (certain proportion of)  :: certain, certains {p}
some {determiner} (certain, unspecified or unknown)  :: quelconque
some {determiner} (unspecified amount of)  :: du, de la
some {determiner} (unspecified quantity or number of)  :: quelque, quelques {p}
some {pron} (indefinite amount, part)  :: du {m}, de la {f}, des {p}
some {pron} (indefinite quantity or number)  :: du {m}, de la {f}, des {p}
some {pron} /sʌm/ (certain number)  :: quelque {m} {f}, quelques {p}
somebody {pron} /ˈsʌmbədi/ (some unspecified person)  :: quelqu'un
someday {adv} (sometime; at some time in the future)  :: un jour
somehow {adv} (in one way or another; in some way not yet known or designated)  :: d'une façon ou d'une autre
some old {determiner} (some)  :: ~ intensifier adverb bien
someone {abbr} /ˈsʌmwʌn/ (some person)  :: quelqu'un
somersault {n} /ˈsʌmə(ɹ)ˌsɔːlt/ (the act of going head over heels)  :: galipette {f}
something {pron} /ˈsʌmθɪŋ/ (unspecified object)  :: quelque chose
something {pron} (talent that is hard to pin down)  :: quelque chose
something else {adj} (exceptional, out of the ordinary, unusual)  :: autre chose
something is rotten in the state of Denmark {phrase} (Hamlet quotation, used in other contexts to mean "something is not right.")  :: il y a quelque chose de pourri dans l'empire du Danemark
sometime {adv} (obsolete: sometimes) SEE: sometimes  ::
sometimes {adv} /ˈsʌmtaɪmz/ (on certain occasions, but not always)  :: parfois, quelquefois, tantôt
somewhat {adv} /ˈsʌmwʌt/ (limited extent)  :: assez, quelque peu
somewhat {pron} (something) SEE: something  ::
somewhere {adv} (in some place)  :: quelque part
somewhere {adv} (to some place)  :: quelque part
somewhere else {adv} (in some other place)  :: autre part
somnambulate {v} /sɑːm.ˈnæm.bju.ˌleɪt/ (to walk while sleeping)  :: somnambuler
somnambulation {n} (sleepwalking) SEE: sleepwalking  ::
somnambulism {n} (sleepwalking)  :: somnambulisme {m}
somnambulist {n} (a sleepwalker)  :: somnambule {m}
somnologist {n} (physician)  :: somnologue {m} {f}
somnology {n} (study of sleep disorders)  :: somnologie {m} {f}
so much {adj} (great in quantity or degree)  :: tant
son {n} /sʌn/ (a male person in relation to his parents)  :: fils {m}
sonar {n} (device)  :: sonar {m}
sonata {n} /səˈnɑːtə/ (a musical composition for one or a few instruments)  :: sonate {f}
sonata form {n} (a form of classical music)  :: structure sonate {f}, forme sonate {f}
sonatina {n} (piece resembling a sonata but shorter or simpler)  :: sonatine {f}
Sondrio {prop} (capital)  :: Sondrio
Sondrio {prop} (province)  :: Sondrio
song {n} /sɔŋ/ (music with words)  :: chanson {f}
song {n} (sound of a bird) SEE: birdsong  ::
songbird {n} (bird)  :: oiseau chanteur {m}
songbook {n} (book)  :: chansonnier {m}
Song of Solomon {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Cantique de Solomon {m}, Cantique de Cantiques
songster {n} (man who sings songs)  :: chanteur
songstress {n} (a female singer)  :: chanteuse {f}
song thrush {n} (song thrush)  :: grive musicienne {f}
songwriter {n} (someone who writes the lyrics and usually the music of songs)  :: auteur-compositeur {m}
son-in-law {n} (son-in-law)  :: beau-fils {m}, gendre {m}
sonnet {n} /sɒnɪt/ (sonnet, a type of poem)  :: sonnet {m}
sonny {n} /ˈsʌni/ (a familiar form of address for a boy)  :: fiston {m}
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable person)  :: fils de pute {m}
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable thing)  :: saloperie {f}
son of a whore {n} (objectionable person)  :: fils de pute {m}, fils de putain {m}
sonogram {n} /ˈsɑnəˌɡɹæm/ (a medical image produced by ultrasound echo)  :: échographie {f}
sonogram {n} (spectrogram) SEE: spectrogram  ::
sonometer {n} (audiometer) SEE: audiometer  ::
Sonora {prop} (state of Mexico)  :: la Sonore {f}, le Sonora {m}
sonorization {n} (increase in sonority)  :: voisement {m}, sonorisation {f}
Sonya {prop} (female given name)  :: Sonia {f}
soon {adv} /suːn/ (within a short time)  :: bientôt
sooner or later {adv} (set phrase; eventually)  :: tôt ou tard
Sooretama slaty antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batara de Sooretama
soot {n} /ˈsʊt/ (Fine black or dull brown particles)  :: suie {f}
soothe {v}  :: calmer, apaiser
soothe {v} /suːð/ (To calm or placate someone or some situation)  :: apaiser
soothe {v} (To ease or relieve pain or suffering)  :: apaiser, soulager
soothsayer {n} (one who predicts the future)  :: prophète {m}, prophétesse {f}, devin {m}
sop {n} (easily frightened person) SEE: milksop  ::
sop {n} (gravy) SEE: gravy  ::
São Paulo {prop} (state in Brazil)  :: São Paulo {m}
Sophia {prop} (female given name)  :: Sophie
sophisticated {adj}  :: chic, raffiné, mondain, sophistiqué
sophistication {n} /səˌfɪs.tɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/  :: sophistication {f}
Sophocles {prop} (Greek dramatic poet)  :: Sophocle {m}
sophrological {adj} (of or relating to sophrology)  :: sophrologique
sophrologist {n} (someone who practices sophrology)  :: sophrologue
soporific {adj} (tending to induce sleep)  :: soporifique
soporific {n} /ˌsɒp.əˈɹɪf.ɪk/ (sleep inducing agent)  :: somnifère
soprano {n} (pitch)  :: soprano {m}
soprano {n}  :: soprano
Sorb {n} (member of a Slavic people)  :: sorabe {m} {f}
sorbet {n} /ˈʃərbət/ (frozen fruit juice)  :: sorbet {f}
Sorbian {prop} /ˈsɔːrbiən/ (language)  :: sorabe {m}
sorbitol {n} (sugar alcohol)  :: sorbitol {m}
Sorbonne {prop}  :: Sorbonne {f}
sorcerer {n} /ˈsɔɹ.sɚ.ɚ/ (magician/wizard drawing upon natural powers)  :: sorcier {m}, sorcière {f}
sorceress {n} (magician/wizard drawing upon natural powers)  :: sorcière {f}
sorcery {n} /ˈsɔɹ.sə.ɹi/ (magical power)  :: sorcellerie {f}
sordid {adj}  :: crapuleux
sordid {adj} (grasping)  :: avide
sordid {adj} (morally degrading)  :: sordide
sordid {adj} /ˈsɔɹɾɨd/ (dirty or squalid)  :: saleté
sordine {n} (mute for music)  :: sourdine {f}
sore {adj} (annoyed) SEE: annoyed  ::
sore {adj} (dire, distressing)  :: pénible, désespérant
sore {adj} /sɔː(ɹ)/ (causing pain)  :: douloureux
sore {n} (injured, infected, inflamed, or diseased patch of skin)  :: plaie
sore loser {n} (who doesn't take defeat well, especially one who complains or contests it)  :: mauvais perdant
sore throat {n} (symptom)  :: mal de gorge {m} (maux de gorge {p}), angine {f}
sorghum {n} /ˈsɔ(ɹ).ɡəm/ (cereal)  :: sorgho {m}, sorgo {m}
sororal {adj} (of or pertaining to a sister)  :: sororal, sororel
sorority {n}  :: sororité
sorption {n} (process of either absorption or adsorption)  :: sorption {f}
sorrel {n} /ˈsɒɹəl/ (plant)  :: oseille {f}
Sorrento {prop} (town)  :: Sorrente
sorrow {n} /ˈsɔɹoʊ/ (unhappiness)  :: peine {f}
sorrowful {adj} (full of sorrow)  :: triste, douloureux
sorrowful {adj} (producing sorrow)  :: attristant
sorry {adj} /ˈsɑɹi/ (regretful for an action or grieved)  :: désolé
sorry {interj} (expression of regret or sorrow)  :: désolé, navré, excusez-moi, excuse-moi, pardon
sorry {interj} (request to repeat)  :: désolé, excusez-moi, excuse-moi, pardon?, ?, comment?, [plain] quoi, hein? [colloquial]
sorry, I'm late {phrase} (sorry I'm late)  :: désolé, je suis en retard
sort {n} (act of sorting)  :: triage {m}, tri {m} (but the phrase "to have a sort of" is more idiomatically translated by the verb "trier", to sort, or "ranger", to sort, to tidy)
sort {n} (computing algorithm)  :: tri {m}
sort {n} (person)  :: type {m}
sort {n} /sɔɹt/ (type)  :: type {m}, genre {m}, acabit {m}
sort {v} (arrange in order)  :: trier, ranger
sort {v} (separate according to certain criteria)  :: trier, classer
sorting {n}  :: classement, classification
sort of {adv} (in a way etc.)  :: en quelque sorte
sort out {v} (to fix problem)  :: résoudre
sort out {v} (to organise or separate into groups)  :: trier
so-so {adj} (neither good nor bad)  :: comme ci comme ça, couci-couça
so-so {adv} (neither well nor poorly)  :: couci-couça, comme ci comme ça
sot {n} (stupid person; fool)  :: sot {m}
so that {conj} (in order to)  :: pour que (+ subjunctive)
São Tomé and Príncipe {prop} (Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe)  :: Sao Tomé-et-Principe, São Tomé e Príncipe
Sãotomense {prop} (Forro) SEE: Forro  ::
so to speak {adv} (in a manner of speaking)  :: pour ainsi dire
sotto {adj} (music, informal: sotto voce (adjective)) SEE: sotto voce  ::
sotto {adv} /ˈsəʊtəʊ/ (music, informal: sotto voce (adverb)) SEE: sotto voce  ::
soufflé {n} /suːˈfleɪ/ (baked dish)  :: soufflé {m}
sought-after {adj} (in demand) SEE: in demand  ::
soul {n} (life, energy, vigour)  :: âme {f}
soul {n} (person, especially as one among many)  :: âme {f}
soul {n} /soʊl/ (the spirit or essence of a person that is believed to live on after the person’s death)  :: âme {f}
soul {n} (soul music)  :: soul {f}
Soulagean {adj} (Pertaining to Soulages or his works)  :: soulagien (same), soulagésien (synon.)
soulmate {n} (Someone with whom one has a special connection)  :: âme sœur {f}
sound {adj} (complete, solid, or secure)  :: complet {m}, solide {m-f}, sûr {m}
sound {adj}  :: sain
sound {adj} /saʊnd/ (healthy)  :: sain {m}, sauf {m}
sound {adj} (sound asleep) SEE: sound asleep  ::
sound {n} (air bladder) SEE: swim bladder  ::
sound {n} (a probe)  :: sonde {f}
sound {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish  ::
sound {n} (sensation perceived by the ear)  :: son {m}
sound {n} (vibration capable of causing this)  :: son {m}
sound {v}  :: exprimer
sound {v} (to cause to produce a sound)  :: sonner de
sound {v} (to probe)  :: sonder
sound {v} (to produce a sound)  :: sonner
sound {v} (to pronounce)  :: prononcer
sound {v} (to test)  :: tester
Sound {prop} (strait that separates Zealand from Scania)  :: détroit du Sund {m}
sound barrier {n} (physical boundary)  :: mur du son {m}
sound barrier {n} (structure)  :: mur anti-bruit {m}
sound bite {n} /ˈsaʊndbʌɪt/ (interview clip)  :: clip sonore {m}
sound box {n} (resonant chamber of a stringed musical instrument)  :: caisse de résonance
sound card {n} (a computer hardware device used for generating and capturing sounds)  :: carte son {f}
sound post {n} (dowel inside instrument)  :: âme {f}
soundproof {adj} (describing something that does not allow sound through)  :: insonorisé
soundscape {n} /saʊndskeɪp/  :: soundscape
soundtrack {n} (a narrow strip running down a movie film that carries the recorded sound in synchronization with the pictures)  :: bande son {f}, piste sonore {f}
soundtrack {n} (a recording of such music for sale)  :: musique de film {f}, bande originale de film {f}
soundtrack {n} (the sound (especially the music) component of a movie)  :: bande son {f}
sound wave {n} (longitudinal wave of pressure transmitted through any plastic material)  :: onde sonore {f}
soup {n} /sup/ (dish)  :: potage {m}, soupe {f}, velouté (posher soup)
soup {n} (unfortunate situation)  :: pétrin {m}, panade {m}
soup kitchen {n} (place set up to provide basic food as a charity or in time of disaster)  :: soupe populaire {f}
soupçon {n} /supsɒn/ (very small amount) SEE: modicum  ::
soupçon {n} (suspicion, suggestion) SEE: suspicion  ::
soupspoon {n} (soupspoonful) SEE: soupspoonful  ::
soupspoon {n} (spoon for eating soup)  :: cuillère à soupe {f}, cuiller à soupe {f}
soupspoonful {n} (amount)  :: cuillerée à soupe {f}
sour {adj} /ˈsaʊ(ə)ɹ/ (having an acidic, sharp or tangy taste)  :: aigre, sur
source {n} ((computing) source code)  :: code source {m}, source {m} {f}, sources {m-p} {f-p}
source {n} ((electronics) name of one terminal of a transistor)  :: source {f}
source {n} (reporter's informant)  :: source {f}
source {n} /soəɹs/ (person, place or thing from which something comes or is acquired)  :: source
source {n} (spring; fountainhead; collection of water)  :: source {f}
source code {n} (human-readable instructions in a programming language)  :: code source {m}
sour cherry {n} (fruit)  :: griotte {f}, morelle {f}
sour cherry {n} (Prunus cerasus)  :: griotte {f}
sour cream {n} (cream which has been treated with a benign bacterium)  :: crème aigre {f}, fromage blanc {m}
sourdough {n} /ˈsaʊɚdoʊ/ (dough)  :: levain {m}
soursop {n} (fruit)  :: corossol {m}
soursop {n} /ˈsaʊərˌsɒp/ (tree)  :: corossolier {m}
sousaphone {n} (brass instrument)  :: soubassophone
soutane {n} (a long gown)  :: soutane {f}
south {adj} (of or pertaining to the south)  :: sud, méridional, austral
south {n} /saʊθ/ (compass point)  :: sud {m}, midi {m}
South Africa {prop} (country)  :: Afrique du Sud {f}
South African {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to South Africa)  :: sud-africain {m} / sud-africaine {f}
South African {n} /ˌsaʊθˈaf.ɹɪ.kən/ (person)  :: Sud-Africain {m} / Sud-Africaine {f}
South America {prop} (continent that is the southern part of the Americas)  :: Amérique du Sud {f}
South American {adj} (relating to South America)  :: sudaméricain {m}, sud-américain
South American {prop} (South American person)  :: sud-américain {m}, sud-américaine {f}
South Asia {prop} (South Asia)  :: Asie du Sud {f}
South Australia {prop} (state of Australia)  :: Australie-Méridionale {f}
southbound {adj} (travelling south)  :: en direction du sud
south by east {n} (compass point)  :: sud-quart-sud-est {m}
south by west {n} (compass point)  :: sud-quart-sud-ouest {m}
South Carolina {prop} /ˌsaʊθ kɛɹəˈlaɪnə/ (US state)  :: Caroline du Sud {f}
South Caucasus {prop} (region of southwest Asia)  :: Transcaucasie {f}, Caucase du Sud {m}
South China Sea {prop} (Pacific Ocean, between the Asian mainland and Taiwan, Borneo and the Philippines)  :: mer de Chine méridionale {f}
southeast {adj}  :: sud-est, du sud-est
southeast {n} (compass point)  :: sud-est {m}
Southeast Asia {prop} (a subregion of Asia)  :: Asie du Sud-Est
southeast by east {n} (compass point)  :: sud-est-quart-est {m}
southeast by south {n} (compass point)  :: sud-est-quart-sud {m}
southern {adj} (of or pertaining to a southern region)  :: sudiste
southern {adj} /ˈsʌðə(r)n/ (of the south)  :: méridional, sud, austral
Southern Cross {prop} (constellation)  :: Croix du Sud {f}
southerner {n} (someone from the south of a region)  :: sudiste {m} {f}, habitant du sud {m}, habitante du sud {f}
Southerner {prop} /ˈsʌð(ᵊ)nəɹ/ (someone from the south of a region) SEE: southerner  ::
Southerner {prop} (someone from the area that once formed the CSA)  :: sudiste {m} {f}
Southern Europe {prop} (Southern Europe)  :: Europe du Sud {f}
Southern Hemisphere {n} (hemisphere to the south of its equator)  :: hémisphère sud {m}, hémisphère austral {m}
southern lights {n} (the aurora of the southern hemisphere)  :: aurore australe
Southern Ocean {prop} (the fourth largest ocean of the Earth, surrounding the Antarctic landmass)  :: océan Austral {m}, océan Antarctique {m}, océan glacial Antarctique {m}
Southern Sesotho {prop} (Sotho) SEE: Sotho  ::
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands {prop} (territory)  :: Géorgie du Sud-et-les Îles Sandwich du Sud
South Holland {prop} (province)  :: Hollande-Méridionale {f}
South Island {prop} (one of the two major islands making up New Zealand)  :: île du Sud {f}
South Korea {prop} (country in East Asia)  :: Corée du Sud {f}
South Korean {adj} (of South Korea)  :: sud-coréen
South Korean {n} (person from or descended from South Korea)  :: Sud-Coréen {m}, Sud-Coréenne {f}
South Ossetia {prop} (South Ossetia)  :: Ossétie du Sud {f}
southpaw {n} /ˈsaʊθˌpɔː/ (informal: one who is left-handed)  :: gaucher {m}, gauchère {f}
south pole {n} (negative magnetic pole)  :: pôle sud {m}
south pole {n} (the southernmost point on a celestial body)  :: pôle Sud {m}
South Pole {prop} /ˈsaʊθˌpoʊl/ (the southernmost point on Earth)  :: pôle Sud {m}
South Slavic {prop} (of or relating to the South Slavs)  :: slave méridional
south-southeast {n} (compass point)  :: sud-sud-est {m}
south-south-west {adj} (halfway between south and south-west)  :: sud-sud-ouest
south-southwest {n} (compass point)  :: sud-sud-ouest
South Sudan {prop} (country in Africa)  :: Sud-Soudan {m}
southwest {adj} (towards the southwest)  :: sud-ouest, du sud-ouest
southwest {n} (compass point)  :: sud-ouest {m}
southwest by south {n} (compass point)  :: sud-ouest-quart-sud {m}
southwest by west {n} (compass point)  :: sud-ouest-quart-ouest {m}
south wind {n} /ˌsaʊθ ˈwɪnd/ (wind blowing from the south)  :: vent du sud
South Yemen {prop} (country)  :: Yémen du Sud
souvenir {n} /ˌsuːvəˈnɪə(ɹ)/ (item of sentimental value to remember an event or location)  :: souvenir {m}
sovereign {adj} /ˈsɒv.rɪn/ (exercising power of rule)  :: souverain
sovereign {n} (coin)  :: souverain {m}
sovereign {n} (monarch)  :: souverain {m}
sovereign {n} (one who is not a subject to a ruler or nation)  :: souverain {m}
sovereign {n} (very large champagne bottle)  :: souverain {m}
sovereignist {n} (a supporter of political independence for Québec from Canada)  :: souveraintiste
sovereigntist {n} (supporter of political independence for Quebec)  :: souverainiste
sovereignty {n}  :: souveraineté {f}
sovereignty {n} /ˈsɒv.ɹən.ti/ (of a nation: the state of making laws and controlling resources without the coercion of other nations.)  :: souveraineté {f}
soviet {adj} (relating to the Soviet Union)  :: soviétique
soviet {n} (council)  :: soviet {m}
soviet {n} (form of government)  :: soviet {m}
Soviet {adj} (pertaining to the Soviet Union or its republics)  :: soviétique
Soviet {prop} /ˈsoʊviət/ (soviet) SEE: soviet  ::
Sovietologist {n} (a person who engages in Sovietology)  :: soviétologue
Sovietology {n} (the field of study of the Soviet Union)  :: soviétologie {f}
Soviet Socialist Republic {prop} (any of the republics belonging to the former Soviet Union, see also: SSR)  :: république socialiste soviétique
Soviet Union {prop} (USSR)  :: Union soviétique {f}
sovkhoz {n} (soviet state farm)  :: sovkhoze {m}
sovnarkhoz {n} (a regional economic council of the Soviet Union (historical))  :: sovnarkhoze {m}
sovok {n} (Soviet Union, disparagingly)  :: Sovdépie {f}
sow {n} /saʊ/ (female pig)  :: truie {f}
sow {v} /soʊ/ (disperse seeds)  :: semer
so what {interj} (reply of indifference)  :: et alors ?
sow one's wild oats {v} (to spend a period of one's youth behaving irresponsibly)  :: jeter sa gourme
sow the wind, reap the whirlwind {proverb} (every decision has consequences; a person's actions will come back to them)  :: qui sème le vent, récolte la tempête
soy {n} /sɔɪ/ (soy sauce) SEE: soy sauce  ::
soy {n} (soy beans)  :: soja {f}
soybean {n} (plant)  :: soja {m}
soybean {n} (seed)  :: soja {m}
soy milk {n} (a beverage made from soy beans)  :: lait de soja {m}
soy sauce {n} (a condiment and ingredient made from fermented soybeans)  :: sauce de soja {f}
Soyuz {prop} (a Soviet/Russian spacecraft)  :: Soyouz {m}
space {n} (area beyond atmosphere of planets)  :: espace {m}
space {n} (bounded or specific physical extent)  :: espace {m}
space {n} (gap between written characters, lines etc.)  :: espace {m}, blanc {m}
space {n} (physical extent in two or three dimensions)  :: espace {m}
space {n} (piece of type used to separate words)  :: espace {f}
space {n} /speɪs/ (while) SEE: while  ::
space age {n} (current historical period which started with the launch of the Sputnik)  :: ère spatiale {f}
space alien {n} (an extraterrestrial being)  :: extraterrestre {m} {f}
space bar {n} (key)  :: barre d'espace {f}, espace {f}
space capsule {n} (vehicle or compartment designed to transport people in space and during reentry)  :: capsule spatiale {f}
spacecraft {n} (vehicle that travels through space)  :: vaisseau spatial {m}
space flight {n} (flight into, from, or through space)  :: vol spatial {m}
space flight {n} (voyage in space)  :: vol spatial {m}
space heater {n} (heating appliance)  :: convecteur {m}
spaceman {n} (astronaut)  :: astronaute (US), cosmonaute (USSR/Russia), spationaute (EU)
spaceport {n} (a site for launching spacecraft)  :: cosmodrome {m}, base de lancement {f}
space probe {n} (unmanned space vehicle designed to voyage beyond Earth orbit)  :: sonde spatiale {f}
space race {n} (competition between nations in the field of space exploration)  :: course à l'espace {f}
space research {n} (any form of research that takes place in space, or concerns any aspect of space or space travel)  :: recherche spatiale {f}
spaceship {n} (vehicle that flies through space)  :: vaisseau spatial {m}
space shuttle {n} (vehicle capable of travelling repeatedly btw Earth and outer space)  :: navette spatiale {f}
Space Shuttle {prop} (a space transportation system)  :: navette spatiale {f}
space sickness {n} (motion sickness caused by the weightlessness of space flight)  :: mal de l'espace {m}
space station {n} (manned artificial satellite)  :: station spatiale {f}
space suit {n} (system of clothing worn by astronauts when in space)  :: combinaison spatiale {m}
spacetime {n} (four dimensional continuum)  :: espace-temps
space-time {n} (spacetime) SEE: spacetime  ::
space tourism {n} (form of tourism)  :: tourisme spatial {m}
space travel {n} (travel through space in order to visit and explore other worlds)  :: voyage d'espace {m}
spacious {adj} (having much space; roomy)  :: spacieux, ample, grand
spade {n} (one of the black suits in a deck of cards)  :: pique {f}
spade {n} /spejd/ (a garden tool with a handle and a flat blade for digging)  :: bêche {f}, pelle {f}
spades {n} /speɪdz/ (spade) SEE: spade  ::
spades {n} (suit of playing cards)  :: pique {m}
spaghetti {n} (dish containing spaghetti)  :: spaghettis {m-p}
spaghetti {n} (electrical insulating tubing)  :: gaine {f}
spaghetti {n} (informally: any type of pasta) SEE: pasta  ::
spaghetti {n} (spaghetti code) SEE: spaghetti code  ::
spaghetti {n} /spəˈɡɛɾi]/ (pasta)  :: spaghettis {m-p}
spaghetti {n} (strand of spaghetti)  :: spaghetti {m}
spahi {n} /ˈspɑːhiː/  :: spahi {m}
Spain {prop} /speɪn/ (country in Europe)  :: Espagne {f}
spallation {n} (fragmentation due to stress or impact)  :: éclatement, fragmentation, pulvérisation, explosion, atomisation
spallation {n} /spɔːleɪʃən/ (physics: nuclear reaction in which a nucleus fragments into many nucleons)  :: spallation
spam {n} /ˈspeəm]/ (unsolicited bulk electronic messages)  :: spam {m}, pourriel {m}, courriel indésirable {m}, courrier indésirable {m}
spam {n} (tinned meat product) SEE: SPAM  ::
spam {n} (unsolicited electronic message sent in bulk)  :: spam {m}, pourriel {m}
spamdexing {n} (deliberately manipulating search engines)  :: spamdexing {m}
spammer {n} (someone who sends spam)  :: spammer {m}, spammeur {m}
span {n} /spæn/ (space from thumb to little finger)  :: empan {m}
span {v} /spæn/ (to traverse the distance between)  :: couvrir, chevaucher
span {v} (to cover or extend over an area or time period)  :: couvrir, s'étendre
Spaniard {n} /ˈspæn.jɚd]/ (somebody from Spain)  :: Espagnol {m}, Espagnole {f}
spaniel {n} /ˈspænjəl/ (dog)  :: épagneul {m}
Spanish {adj} /ˈspæn.ɪʃ/ (of or pertaining to Spain)  :: espagnol
Spanish {prop} (Romance language of Spain and the Americas)  :: espagnol {m}, castillan {m}
Spanish Armada {prop} (The fleet of war ships sent by Philip II of Spain)  :: Invincible Armada {f}
Spanish chestnut {n} (fruit)  :: châtain {m}, marron {m}
Spanish chestnut {n} (tree)  :: châtaignier commun {m}, marronnier {m}
Spanish Netherlands {prop} (country)  :: Pays-Bas espagnols {p} {m}
Spanish Water Dog {n} /ˌspænɪʃ ˈwɔtɚ dɔɡ/ (Spanish Water Dog)  :: chien d'eau espagnol {m}
spank {v} /speɪŋk/ (to smack or slap a person's buttocks, with the bare hand or other object.)  :: fesser
spankee {n} (receiver of a spanking)  :: fessé {m}, fessée {f}
spanker {n} (someone who spanks)  :: fesseur {m}, fesseuse {f}
spanking {n} (an incident of such an act, also in a non-punitive context)  :: fessée {f}
spanking {n} /ˈspæŋkɪŋ/ (form of physical punishment)  :: fessée {f}
spanner {n} /ˈspæn.ɚ/ (hand tool for adjusting nuts and bolts)  :: clef à écrous {m}, clef {m} / clé {m}, serre-écrou {m}, clé de serrage {m}
spanworm {n} (measuring worm) SEE: measuring worm  ::
spare {adj} /ˈspɛə(ɹ)/ (held in reserve)  :: rechange
spare part {n} (component kept in reserve)  :: pièce de rechange {f}
spare the rod and spoil the child {proverb} (if one does not discipline a child he or she will never learn obedience)  :: qui aime bien, châtie bien
spare time {n} (free time) SEE: free time  ::
spare tire {n} (extra tire) SEE: spare tyre  ::
spare tire {n} (fat around midsection) SEE: spare tyre  ::
spare tyre {n} (extra tire)  :: roue de secours {f}, pneu de secours {m}
spare wheel {n} (extra wheel) SEE: spare tyre  ::
spark {n} /spɑː(r)k/ (particle of glowing matter)  :: étincelle {f}
sparkle {n} /ˈspɑɹkl/  :: scintiller (verbe), scintillant (adjectif)
sparkler {n} (hand-held firework)  :: cierge magique {m}
sparkling {adj} (of a beverage)  :: (water) scintillant {m}, scintillante {f}; (alcoholic drink) pétillant {m}, pétillante {f}, mousseux {m}, mousseuse {f}
sparkling wine {n} (wine)  :: vin effervescent {m}
spark plug {n} (device that forms a high-voltage spark for fuel ignition)  :: bougie d'allumage {f}, bougie {f}
sparrow {n} (bird of the family Emberizidae)  :: bruant {m}
sparrow {n} (bird of the family Passeridae)  :: moineau {m}
sparrow {n} (generically, any small, nondescript bird)  :: piaf {m}
sparrow {n} /ˈspæɹəʊ/ (Passer domesticus)  :: moineau domestique {m}, moineau franc {m}
sparrow hawk {n} (Accipiter nisus)  :: épervier {m}
sparrow hawk {n} (Falco sparverius)  :: crécerelle d'Amérique {f}
sparse {adj} /spɑːɹs/ (having widely spaced intervals)  :: épars, clairsemé
Sparta {prop} (ancient city-state in southern Greece)  :: Sparte {f}
Spartacus {prop} /ˈspɑːɹtəkəs/ (Thracian name)  :: Spartacus {m}
Spartan {adj} (of Sparta)  :: spartiate
Spartan {adj} (spartan) SEE: spartan  ::
Spartan {prop} (citizen of Sparta)  :: Spartiate {m} {f}
spasm {n} (contraction of a muscle)  :: spasme {m}
spasmodic {adj} /spæzˈmɑ.dɪk/ (of or relating to a spasm)  :: spasmodique {m} {f}
spastic {adj} /ˈspæstɪk/ (of or relating to spastic paralysis)  :: handicapé moteur
spat {n} (covering or decorative covering worn over a shoe)  :: guêtre {f}
spat {n} /spæt/ (young of shellfish)  :: naissain {m}
spate {n} (a river flood; an overflow or inundation)  :: crue {f}
spate {n} (a sudden rush or increase)  :: recrudescence {f}
spatial {adj} /ˈspeɪʃəl/ (pertaining to space)  :: spatial
spationaut {n} (a French cosmonaut)  :: spationaute {m} {f}
spatter {v} (to splash with small droplets)  :: asperger
spatula {n} /ˈspætʃʊlə/ (kitchen utensil for turning and lifting)  :: spatule {f}
spatula {n}  :: spatule {f}
spawn {v} (to bring forth in general)  :: engendrer
spay {v} /speɪ/ (remove the ovaries)  :: enlever les ovaires de, opérer
SPCUM {initialism} (Montreal Urban Community police service)  :: SPCUM
speak {n} (jargon/terminology)  :: jargon {m}
speak {v} /spiːk/ (to communicate with one's voice using words)  :: parler
speak {v} (to be able to communicate in a language)  :: parler
speaker {n} (loudspeaker)  :: baffle, haut-parleur {m}
speaker {n} (one who makes a speech to an audience)  :: orateur {m}
speaker {n} (politics: the chair or presiding officer)  :: président {m}
speaker {n} /ˈspikɚ/ (one who speaks)  :: parleur {m}, [speaker of a language] locuteur {m}
speak for oneself {v} (expressing disagreement)  :: parler pour soi-même
speak in tongues {v} (To speak in a language unknown to the speaker)  :: parler en langues
speak of the devil {phrase} (expression used when a person mentioned in the current conversation happens to arrive)  :: quand on parle du loup (on en voit la queue) [when you speak of the wolf (you'll see his tail)]
speak of the devil and he appears {phrase} (expression used when a person mentioned in the current conversation happens to arrive)  :: quand on parle du loup on en voit la queue
spear {n}  :: [1] lance {f}
spear {n} (sharp tool used by fishermen to retrieve fish)  :: harpon {m}
spear {n} /spɪə̯(ɹ)/ (long stick with a sharp tip)  :: lance
spear carrier {n} (person in a play or movie with a minimal part) SEE: walk-on  ::
spearhead {n} (one who leads or initiates an activity)  :: fer de lance
spearhead {n} /ˈspɪɹ.hɛd/ (the pointed head, or end, of a spear)  :: fer de lance
spearhead {n} (the leading military unit in an attack)  :: fer de lance
spearmint {n} (Mentha spicata)  :: menthe verte {f}
spearthrower {n} (atlatl) SEE: atlatl  ::
special {adj} (of particular interest or value; certain; dear; beloved; favored)  :: particulier
special {adj}  :: proche
special {adj} /ˈspɛ.ʃəl/ (distinguished by a unique or unusual quality)  :: spécial
special {n} (A reduction in consumer cost (usually for a limited time) for items or services rendered)  :: solde
special education {n} (Educational services designed for students with learning difficulties)  :: transition
special interest group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group  ::
specialist {n} (expert)  :: spécialiste
specialize {v} (To apply to some specialty or limited object)  :: spécialiser
specially {adv} (in a special manner)  :: particulièrement, spécialement
special relativity {n} (physics theory)  :: relativité restreinte {f}
specialty {n} /ˈspɛʃəlti/ (that in which one specializes)  :: spécialité {f}
species {n}  :: espèce {f}
species {n} /ˈspiːʃiːz/ (group of plants or animals having similar appearance)  :: espèce {f}
specific {adj} /spəˈsɪf.ɪk/  :: spécifique
specifically {adv} (for a specific purpose or reason)  :: spécifiquement
specification {n} (explicit set of requirements)  :: spécification {f}
specificity {n} (a probability in a binary test of a true negative being correctly identified)  :: spécificité {f}
specificity {n} /spɛsɪˈfɪsɪti/ (the state of being specific rather than general)  :: spécificité {f}
specificness {n} (specificity) SEE: specificity  ::
specify {v} (to state explicitly, in detail, or as a condition)  :: spécifier
specimen {n} (sample)  :: exemple {m}
specimen {n} /ˈspesɪmɪn/ (example)  :: spécimen {m}, exemple {m}
specious {adj} /ˈspiːʃəs/ (seemingly well-reasoned, but fallacious)  :: spécieux {m}, spécieuse {f}
speciousness {n} (state or quality of being specious)  :: spéciosité {f}
speck {n} /spek/ (tiny spot)  :: point {m}
spectacle {n} (optical instrument) SEE: spectacles  ::
spectacle {n} (something exhibited to view)  :: spectacle {m}
spectacled {adj} (wearing spectacles) SEE: bespectacled  ::
spectacles {n} (a pair of lenses set in a frame)  :: lunettes {f-p}, barniques {f-p} [slang, Canada], binocles {m-p}, bésicles {p}
spectacles {n} (plural of spectacle) SEE: spectacle  ::
spectacular {adj} (amazing or worthy of special attention)  :: spectaculaire
spectator {n} /ˈspɛkteɪtɚ/ (observer)  :: spectateur {m}, spectatrice {f}
specter {n} /ˈspɛktə(ɹ)/ (ghostly apparition)  :: spectre
spectral {adj} (of a spectrum)  :: spectral?
spectral {adj} /ˈspɛktɹəɫ/ (pertaining to a spectre)  :: spectral
spectrometer {n} (instrument for measuring the absorption of light by chemical substances)  :: spectromètre {m}
spectroscopy {n} (scientific study of spectra)  :: spectroscopie {f}
spectrum {n} (chemistry: a pattern of absorption or emission of radiation)  :: spectre {m}
spectrum {n} (linear algebra: set of scalar values)  :: spectre {m}
spectrum {n} (range of colors)  :: spectre {m}
spectrum {n} /ˈspɛkt(ʃ)ɹəm/ (range)  :: spectre {m}
speculate {v} (to make a risky trade)  :: spéculer
speculate {v} (to meditate)  :: spéculer
speculation {n} (business, finance: investment involving higher-than-normal risk)  :: spéculation {f}
speculation {n} (judgment or conclusion reached by speculating)  :: spéculation {f}
speculation {n} (process of thinking or meditation)  :: spéculation {f}
speculative {adj} (characterized by speculation; based on guessing or unfounded opinions)  :: spéculatif
speculatively {adv} (in a speculative manner)  :: spéculativement
speculator {n} (one who speculates; as in investing)  :: spéculateur {m}, agioteur {m}
speculoos {n} (biscuit)  :: spéculoos {m}
speech {n} (a dialect or language) SEE: dialect, language  ::
speech {n} (an oration, session of speaking)  :: discours {m}
speech {n} /ˈspiːtʃ/ (vocal communication)  :: parole {f}
speech balloon {n} (speech balloon) SEE: speech bubble  ::
speech bubble {n} (rounded outline representing speech in a cartoon)  :: bulle {f}, phylactère {m}
speechless {adj} (not speaking; not knowing what to say)  :: sans voix
speechwriter {n} (someone who writes speeches for others, especially as a profession)  :: rédacteur de discours {m}
speed {n} (luck, success, prosperity) SEE: luck, success, prosperity  ::
speed {n} (rate of motion)  :: vitesse {f}
speed {n} (slang: methamphetamine)  :: speed {m}
speed {n} /spiːd/ (rapidity)  :: vitesse {f}
speed {v} (to go fast)  :: foncer
speedboat {n} (racing boat)  :: vedette {f}
speed bump {n} (transverse ridge in the road)  :: ralentisseur {m}
speeding {n} (driving faster than the legal speed limit)  :: excès de vitesse {m}
speed limit {n} (maximum speed permitted )  :: vitesse maximale autorisée {f}
speed of light {n} (the speed of electromagnetic radiation in a perfect vacuum)  :: vitesse de la lumière
speed of sound {n} (speed at which sound is propogated)  :: vitesse du son {f}
speedometer {n} /spɪˈdamɘɾɹˌ/ (a device that measures, and indicates the current speed of a vehicle)  :: compteur de vitesse
speed skating {n} (The sport of racing around an oval course on ice skates)  :: patinage de vitesse {m}
speedwell {n} (plant)  :: véronique {f}
speedy {adj} /ˈspi:di/ (characterized by rapid or swift motion)  :: prompt, rapide
speleological {adj} (pertaining to the exploration of caves)  :: spéléologique
speleologist {n} (person who studies caves)  :: spéléologue {m} {f}
speleology {n} (scientific study of caves)  :: spéléologie {f}
speleothem {n} (mineral deposited in a cave by the action of water)  :: spéléothème {m}
spell {n} (magical effect of such incantation)  :: charme {m}, maléfice [for an evil spell]
spell {n} /spɛl/ (magical incantation)  :: charme {m}, maléfice [for an evil spell], sort {m}
spell {v} (to compose a word)  :: épeler
spell {v} (to write or say the letters that form a word)  :: épeler
spellbound {adj} (fascinated by something; entranced as if by a spell)  :: envoûté, fasciné
spell checker {n} (software application)  :: correcteur orthographique {m}, vérificateur orthographique {m}
spelling {n} (a specific spelling of a word)  :: orthographe {f}
spelling {n} /ˈspɛlɪŋ/ (act, practice, ability, or subject of forming words with letters, or of reading the letters of words; orthography)  :: orthographe {f}
spelt {n} /ˈspɛlt/ (a type of wheat, Triticum aestivum spelta)  :: épeautre {m}
spelunk {n} /spiːˈlʌŋk/ (cave, cavern, grotto) SEE: cave  ::
spelunker {n} (one who explores caves)  :: spéléologue {m}
spelunking {n} (exploring underground caverns)  :: spéléologie {f}
spend {v} /spɛnd/ (to pay out)  :: dépenser
spend {v}  :: [time] passer, [money, etc.] dépenser
spend {v} (to consume, to use up)  :: passer
spendthrift {n} (someone who spends money wastefully)  :: dépensier, gaspilleur, prodigue
spent {adj} /ˈspɛnt/ (used up)  :: épuisé, fatigué, éreinté
sperm {n} (semen (fluid))  :: sperme {m}
sperm {n} /spɜːɹm/ (cell)  :: spermatozoïde {m}
spermatozoon {n} /ˌspɜːmətə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɒn/ (reproductive cell of the male)  :: spermatozoïde {m}
sperm bank {n} (vulgar: vagina) SEE: cunt  ::
sperm count {n} (number of spermatozoa in ejaculate)  :: numération des spermatozoïdes {f}
sperm whale {n} (sperm whale)  :: cachalot {m}
Spetsnaz {n} (Russian military special forces)  :: spetsnaz {p}
spew {n} (ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
spew {n} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
spew {v} (to eject forcibly and in a stream)  :: cracher, vomir
spew {v} (to vomit)  :: vomir
sphagnum {n} /ˈsfægnəm/ (moss)  :: sphaigne {f}
sphene {n} (titanite) SEE: titanite  ::
sphenoid {n} (sphenoid bone) SEE: sphenoid bone  ::
spheral {adj} (spherical) SEE: spherical  ::
sphere {n} (astronomy: apparent outer limit of space) SEE: celestial sphere  ::
sphere {n} (region in which something or someone is active)  :: sphère {f}
sphere {n} /sfɪr/ (mathematics: regular three-dimensional object)  :: sphère {f}
sphere {n} (spherical physical object)  :: sphère {f}, boule {f}
sphere of influence {n} (area influenced by something)  :: sphère d'influence
spherical {adj} (of or relating to a sphere or spheres)  :: sphérique {m} {f}
spherical {adj} (shaped like a sphere)  :: sphérique {m} {f}
spherical cap {n} (portion of sphere)  :: calotte sphérique {f}
spherical lune {n} (portion of the surface of a sphere cut off by two vertical planes through the centre of the sphere.)  :: fuseau sphérique {m}
spherical wedge {n} (volume of a sphere)  :: coin sphérique {m}
sphincter {n} /ˈsfɪŋktə/ (band of muscle)  :: sphincter {m}
sphincteric {adj} (sphincteral) SEE: sphincteral  ::
sphinx {n} /sfiːŋks]/ (mythology: creature with the head of a person and the body of an animal)  :: sphinx {m}
Sphinx {prop} (large monument in Egypt)  :: Sphinx {m}
sphygmomanometer {n} (device to measure blood pressure)  :: sphygmomanomètre {m}
Sphynx {n} (cat)  :: Sphynx {m}
spice {n} (any variety of spice)  :: épice {f}
spice {n} /spaɪs/ (plant matter used to season or flavour food)  :: épices {f-p}
spice {n} (Yorkshire dialect: sweets, candy) SEE: sweets, candy  ::
spice {v} (to add spice or spices to)  :: épicer
spice up {v} (Enhance the flavour of something using spice)  :: pimenter
spice up {v} (To make something more exotic, fun or extravagant)  :: pimenter
spicewood {n} (spicebush) SEE: spicebush  ::
spicule {n} (Any of many needle-like crystalline structures that provide skeletal support in marine invertebrates like sponges)  :: spicule {m}
spicy {adj} (containing spice)  :: épicé
spicy {adj} (tangy or pungent)  :: épicé, piquant
spider {n} /ˈspʌɪɾəɹ/ (arthropod)  :: araignée {f}
spiderweb {n} (net-like construct of a spider)  :: toile d'araignée {f}, toile {f}
spiel {n} /ˈspiːl/ (A lengthy and extravagant speech or argument usually intended to persuade)  :: boniment {m}
spigot {n} /spɪɡ.ət/ (faucet) SEE: tap  ::
spike {n} (informal: running shoes with spikes in the soles)  :: crampons {m-p}
spike {n} /spaɪk/ (ear of grain)  :: épi {m}
spiked {adj} (Having spikes)  :: clouté {m}
spiked {adj} (Of a graph or trend that has rapidly reached a maximum)  :: plafonné {m}
spikenard {n}  :: nard {m}
spikenard {n} (perfumed ointment)  :: nard {m}
spikenard {n} (plant)  :: nard {m}
spikes {n} (A pair of shoes equipped with spikes on the sole)  :: crampons {m-p}, chaussures à pointes {f-p}
spill {n} (something that has been dropped)  :: déversement
spill {v} /spɪl/ (transitive: to drop something so that it spreads out)  :: déverser, répandre, renverser
spill one's guts {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
spin {n} (flight condition)  :: vrille {f}
spin {n} (physics: quantum angular momentum)  :: spin {m}
spin {n} (rotation of a ball in motion)  :: effet {m}, brossage {m}
spin {v} /spɪn/ (to make yarn)  :: filer
spin {v} (to turn around quickly)  :: tournoyer, pivoter rapidement.
spin {v}  :: tournoyer
spinach {n} /spɪnɪtʃ/ (a particular edible plant, Spinacia oleracea)  :: épinards {m-p}
spinal column {n} (series of vertebrae)  :: colonne vertébrale {f}
spinal cord {n} (thick, whitish cord of nerve tissue)  :: moelle épinière {f}
spindle {n} (rod which turns, or on which something turns round)  :: essieu {m}
spindle {n} /spɪndəl/ (rod in spinning and winding thread)  :: fuseau
spindly {adj} (slender and of weak appearance)  :: grêle, frêle
spin doctor {n} (a person hired to improve public image)  :: spin doctor {m}
spindrift {n} (sea spray)  :: embrun {m}
spine {n} (bound edge of a book)  :: dos {m}
spine {n} (rigid, pointed surface protuberance or needle-like structure on an animal, shell, or plant)  :: épine {f}, piquant {m}
spine {n} /spaɪn/ (backbone)  :: colonne vertébrale {f}, échine {f} (of animals)
spinel {n} (any of several hard minerals of cubic symmetry that are mixed oxides of magnesium and aluminium)  :: spinelle {m}
spine pig {n} (porcupine) SEE: porcupine  ::
spinet {n} /ˈspɪn.ɪt/ (short, compact harpsichord)  :: épinette {f}
spinning mule {n} (machine that spins thread from fibres)  :: mule-jenny {f}, alt. sp. mulle-jenny, mulejennie, etc. The plural is in -ys ou -ies.
spinning top {n} (a toy)  :: toupie {f}
spinning wheel {n} (device for spinning thread with a wheel and a spindle)  :: rouet {m}
spinon {n} (quasiparticle)  :: spinon {m}
spinster {n} /ˈspɪnstɚ/ (unmarried woman)  :: vieille fille {f}
spiny anteater {n} (common name for echidna) SEE: echidna  ::
spiny dogfish {n} (Squalus acanthias)  :: aiguillat commun, aiguillat tacheté
spiral {n} /ˈspaɪɹəl/ (geometry)  :: spirale {f}
spiral staircase {n} (A staircase in the form of a helix)  :: escalier en colimaçon {m}, colimaçon {m}
spire {n} /spʌɪə/ (tapering architectural structure)  :: flèche {f}
spirit {n} (alcohol)  :: spiritueux {m-p}
spirit {n} (enthusiasm)  :: esprit {m}, moral {m}
spirit {n} (manner or style)  :: élan {m}, esprit {m}
spirit {n} /ˈspiɹɪt/ (soul)  :: esprit {m}
spirit {n} (supernatural being)  :: esprit {m}
spirited {adj} (lively, vigorous, animated or courageous)  :: courageux
Spiritism {prop} (a philosophical doctrine)  :: spiritisme
spirit level {n} (spirit level)  :: niveau à bulle {m}
spiritual {adj} (of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul)  :: spirituel {m}, spirituelle {f}
spiritualism {n} (the philosophic doctrine, opposing materialism)  :: spiritualisme {m}
spiritualist {adj} (pertaining to spiritualism)  :: spiritualiste
spiritualist {n} (one who practices spiritualism)  :: spiritualiste {m} {f}
spirituality {n} /ˌspɪ.rə.tʃuˈæ.lə.tɪ/ (concern for what is unseen and intangible)  :: spiritualité {f}
spiritus asper {n} (diacritic mark in Ancient Greek)  :: esprit rude {m}
spiritus lenis {n} (diacritic mark in Ancient Greek)  :: esprit doux {m}
Spirograph {prop} (a geometric drawing toy)  :: Spirographe {m}
spit {n} (an instance of spitting)  :: crachement {m}
spit {n} (saliva)  :: crachat {m}
spit {n} /ˈspɪt/ (a rod on which meat is grilled/broiled)  :: broche {f}
spit {v} (to evacuate saliva from the mouth)  :: cracher
spite {n} /spaɪt/ (ill-will or hatred toward another; a desire to vex or injure)  :: dépit {m}, rancune
spite {n} (vexation, chagrin, mortification)  :: dépit
spiteful {adj} (filled with spite)  :: rancunier
Spitsbergen {prop} (island)  :: Spitzberg {m}, Spitsberg {m}
spitter {n} (baseball sense) SEE: spitball  ::
spitting distance {n} (a short distance)  :: à un jet de pierre, à deux doigts
spitting image {n} /ˈspɪtɪŋ ˈɪmɪdʒ/ (the exact likeness of someone)  :: portrait craché {m}
spittle {n} (Spit, usually frothy)  :: crachat {m}, postillon {m} [droplets]
spittoon {n} (receptacle for spit)  :: crachoir {m}
spit wad {n} (A wad of spittle spat by someone)  :: mollard {m}, glaviot {m}, huitre {f}
splash {n} (an impact or impression)  :: bruit {m}, éclaboussure {f}
splash {n} (the sound made by an object hitting a liquid)  :: plouf {m}
splash {v} (to create an impact or impression)  :: faire du bruit
splash {v} (to hit or agitate liquid)  :: éclabousser, asperger
splatter {n} (An uneven shape or mess created by something dispersing on impact)  :: éclaboussure {f}
splatter {v} (To splash; to scatter; to land or strike in an uneven, distributed mess)  :: éclabousser
spleen {n} (mood)  :: spleen {m}
spleen {n} /spliːn/ (organ)  :: rate {f}
splendid {adj} (illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated)  :: fameux
splendid {adj} (showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous)  :: splendide
splendid {adj} /ˈsplɛndɪd/ (possessing or displaying splendor)  :: splendide
splenectomy {n} (surgical removal of the spleen)  :: splénectomie {f}
splenetic {adj} (of or concerning the spleen)  :: splénique
splenetic {adj} /spləˈnɛtɪk/ (bad-tempered, irritable, peevish, spiteful, habitually angry)  :: splénétique
splice {n} /splaɪs/ (junction or joining of ropes)  :: épissure {f}
splice {v} (to unite in marriage) SEE: marry  ::
spline {n} (flexible strip)  :: cerce {f}
spline {n} (smooth mathematical curve)  :: spline {f}
spline {n} (strip of wood used in joining wooden parts)  :: languette {f}
splint {n} (immobilizing device)  :: attelle {f}
splint {n} (narrow strip of wood)  :: éclisse {f}
splinter {n} (a group that formed by splitting off from a larger membership)  :: faction {f}
splinter {n} /ˈsplɪntɚ/ (long, sharp fragment of material, often wood)  :: éclat {m}, esquille {f}, écharde {f}
splinter group {n} (group of members of a political party or of a similar organisation who have decided to create their own organisation)  :: formation dissidente {f}
split {n} (baseball pitch) SEE: split-finger fastball  ::
split {n} /splɪt/ (acrobatic feat)  :: grand écart {m}; to do the splits: faire le grand écart
split {v} (divide along a more or less straight line)  :: fendre, diviser, scinder
split {v} (separate)  :: séparer
split {v} (share out)  :: diviser, répartir
Split {prop} /splɪt/ (port city in Croatia)  :: Split {m}
split end {n} (A hair which has split at the end)  :: fourche {f}
split hairs {v} (to consider fine details)  :: couper les cheveux en quatre
splits {n} (manoeuvre in dance or gymnastics by which the legs are extended straight out and perpendicular to the body)  :: grand écart
splurge {v}  :: se ruer
splurge {v} /splɜː(ɹ)dʒ/ (to spend lavishly or extravagantly)  :: claquer [slang], flamber [slang]
splutter {v} (to spray droplets while speaking)  :: postillonner
spluttery {adj} (characterised by spluttering)  :: postillonneux
spoil {n} (plunder taken from an enemy or victim)  :: dépouilles {f-p}, butin {m}
spoil {v} (become sour or rancid, to decay)  :: gâter, tourner
spoil {v} /spɔɪl/ (ruin)  :: gâter, gâcher
spoil {v} (to coddle or pamper)  :: gâter
spoiled {adj} (spoilt) SEE: spoilt  ::
spoiler {n} (aeronautics: device to reduce lift)  :: destructeur de portance {m}, spoiler {m}
spoiler {n} (automobiles: device to reduce lift and increase downforce)  :: aileron {m}, spoiler {m}
spoiler {n}  :: déporteur , béquet/becquet spoiler
spoiler {n} (document, review or comment)  :: spoiler {m}
spoils {n} (p