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dab {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint  ::
dabble {v} (partially wet)  :: dompelen, spetteren
dabble {v} (participate)  :: liefhebberen, als liefhebberij hebben
dace {n} (Leuciscus leuciscus)  :: serpeling
dacha {n} (a Russian villa, or summer house, in the countryside)  :: datsja
dachshund {n} (breed of dog)  :: teckel {m}, dashond {m}
Dacia {prop} (ancient kingdom and Roman province)  :: Dacië
Dacian {prop} (language)  :: Daciër
dacite {n} ((geology) an igneous, volcanic rock with a high iron content)  :: daciet {f}
dactyloscopy {n} (forensic analysis of fingerprints)  :: dactyloscopie {f}
dad {n} (informal a father)  :: pappa
Dada {n} (cultural movement)  :: dadaïsme {n}, dada {n}
dadaism {n} (cultural movement)  :: dadaïsme {n}
daddy {n} (father)  :: papa {m}, pappa {m}, pappie {m}, vake {m} [Flemish]
daddy longlegs {n} (cranefly) SEE: cranefly  ::
daddy longlegs {n} (spider) SEE: daddy long-legs spider  ::
daffodil {n} (flower)  :: narcis {f}
Daffy Duck {prop} (comic duck)  :: Daffy Duck
dagger {n} (a stabbing weapon)  :: dolk {m}
dagger {n} (a text character)  :: kruis {n}
dago {n} (person of Italian descent)  :: spaghettivreter, macaronivreter, pizzavreter
dahlia {n} (any plant of the genus Dahlia)  :: dahlia
daikon {n} (large white radish)  :: Daikon, witte rammenas, winter-radijs, Japanse radijs, Chinese radijs
daily {adj} (that occurs every day)  :: dagelijks
daily {adv} (every day)  :: dagelijks
daily {n} (a newspaper that is published every day)  :: dagblad {n}
daily {n} ((US) (dailies) (pl) (in the film industry)) SEE: rushes  ::
dainty {adj} (delicately small and pretty)  :: delicaat
dairy {adj} (referring to products produced from milk)  :: zuivel-
dairy {n} (products produced from milk)  :: zuivel {m}
dairyman {n} (man who works in a dairy) SEE: milkman  ::
dais {n} (raised platform)  :: podium
daisy {n} (Bellis perennis)  :: madeliefje {n}
daisy {n} (commonly used term for related flowers)  :: margriet {m} {f}
Daisy {prop} (female given name)  :: Margriet, Madelief
dale {n} (valley)  :: dal {n}, vallei {f}
dalliance {n} (a wasting of time in idleness or trifles)  :: verspilling, tijdverlies, gelanterfanter
dalliance {n} (playful flirtation)  :: flirt,
Dalmatia {prop} (region in Croatia)  :: Dalmatië {f} {n}
Dalmatian {adj} (relating to Dalmatia or its people)  :: Dalmatisch
Dalmatian {n} (breed of dog)  :: dalmatiër {m}
Dalmatian {n} (person from Dalmatia)  :: Dalmatiër {m}, Dalmatische {f}
dam {n} (structure placed across a flowing body of water)  :: dam {m}
damage {n} (abstract measure of something not being intact; harm)  :: schade
damage {n} (cost or expense)  :: schade
damage {v} (to make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction)  :: beschadigen
Damascus {prop} (the capital city of Syria)  :: Damascus
damask {n} (damask rose) SEE: damask rose  ::
dammit {interj} (expression of anger or disappointment)  :: verdomme
damned well {adv} (damn well) SEE: damn well  ::
damp {adj} (Being in a state between dry and wet)  :: klam
dampen {v} (depress, lessen)  :: bedrukken
damper {n} (contrivance to deaden vibrations)  :: , demper {m}
damper {n} (thing that kills the mood)  :: domper {m}
damper {n} (valve or movable plate used to regulate flow of air)  :: dampkap {f}, afzuigkap {f}
dampness {n} (degree to which something is damp)  :: vochtigheid, vochtigheidsgraad
dampness {n} (moderate humidity)  :: vochtigheid
damselfly {n} (insect)  :: juffer {f}
Dan {prop} (fifth son of Jacob)  :: Dan {m}
Dan {prop} (male given name)  :: Dan {m}
Dan {prop} (one of the Israelite tribes)  :: Dan
dance {n} (movements to music)  :: dans
dance {v} (move rhythmically to music)  :: dansen
danceable {adj} (suitable for dancing)  :: dansbaar
dancehall {n} (public hall for dancing)  :: danszaal {m}
dancer {n} (euphemism for stripper)  :: exotisch danser {m}, karakterdanser {m}, stripdanser {m}
dancer {n} (person who dances)  :: danser {m}
dancing {n} (activity of dancing)  :: dansen {n}
dandelion {n} (plant, wild flower of the genus Taraxacum)  :: paardenbloem
dandruff {n} (skin flakes)  :: roos {f}, hoofdroos {f}, pellekes {f} [Brabantian]
dandy {n} (yawl) SEE: yawl  ::
Dane {n} (person from Denmark or of Danish descent)  :: Deen {m}, Deense {f}
dang {adj} (damn) SEE: damn  ::
danger {n} (exposure to liable harm)  :: gevaar {n}
danger {n} (instance or cause of liable harm)  :: gevaar {n}, bedreiging {f}
dangerous {adj} (full of danger)  :: gevaarlijk, gevaarlijke
dangle {v} (hang loosely)  :: bengelen, bungelen
Danian {prop} (a subdivision of the Paleocene epoch)  :: Danien
Daniel {prop} (biblical person)  :: Daniël {m}
Daniel {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Daniël, (Bijbel)Boek Daniël {n}
Daniel {prop} (male given name)  :: Daniël, Daneel {m}
Danify {v} (Danicize) SEE: Danicize  ::
Danish {adj} (of Denmark)  :: Deens
Danish {n} (native of Denmark) SEE: Dane  ::
Danish {prop} (language)  :: Deens
Danish crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow  ::
dank {adj} (dark, damp and humid)  :: klam, vochtig
dank {adj} (highly potent)  :: straf
danse macabre {n} (a conventional subject of artistic painting or drawing)  :: dodendans
Danube {prop} (river of Europe that flows to the Black Sea)  :: Donau
Danube salmon {n} (Hucho hucho)  :: Donauzalm
dare {n} (a challenge)  :: uitdaging {f}
dare {v} (to brave or face up to)  :: riskeren, wagen
dare {v} (to defy or challenge)  :: uitdagen, tarten
dare {v} (to have courage)  :: durven, wagen
daredevil {n} (person who engages in risky behavior)  :: waaghals {m}
daring {adj} (courageous)  :: dapper, durvend, gedurfd
daring {adj} (willing to take on risks)  :: avontuurlijk, roekeloos, stoutmoedig
daring {n} (boldness)  :: durf, lef {n}, branie
Darius {prop} (male given name)  :: Darius
dark {adj} (having an absolute or relative lack of light)  :: donker, duister
dark {adj} (hidden, secret)  :: duister, geheim
dark {adj} (not bright or light, deeper in hue)  :: donker
dark {n} (a complete or partial absence of light)  :: donker {n}
dark {n} (ignorance)  :: ongewisse, onwetendheid {f}
dark {n} (nightfall)  :: nachtval {c}, het vallen van de avond
darken {v} (to become dark(er) in colour)  :: donkerder worden
darken {v} (to become darker (less bright))  :: donker worden
darken {v} (to make dark by reducing light)  :: verduisteren
darken {v} (to make dark(er) in colour)  :: donkerder maken, donkerder kleuren
dark energy {n} (hypothetical form of energy which, it is supposed, is spread uniformly throughout space and time and has anti-gravitational properties)  :: donkere energie {f}
dark matter {n} (particles of matter that cannot be detected by their radiation)  :: donkere materie {f}
darkness {n} (gloom)  :: schemering {f}
darkness {n} (state of being dark)  :: duisternis {f}, donkerheid {f}
dark red {adj} (dark red - translation entry)  :: donkerrood
darkroom {n} (a dark room, where photographs are developed)  :: doka {m} {f}
darling {n} (person who is dear to one)  :: schat, geliefde, lieverd, lieve, schatje {n}, liefje {n}
darmstadtium {n} (transuranic chemical element with atomic number 110)  :: darmstadtium {n}
darn {adj} (damn) SEE: damn  ::
darn {interj} (damn) SEE: damn  ::
darn {v} (damn) SEE: damn  ::
darn {v} (stitch with thread)  :: stoppen
darning needle {n} (damselfly) SEE: damselfly  ::
Darriwilian {prop}  :: Darriwillien
dart {n} (zoology: fish) SEE: dace  ::
Darth Vader {n} (Malevolent individual)  :: Darth Vader {m}
Darwin's rhea {n} (Pterocnemia pennata)  :: Darwin-nandoe {m}
dash {interj} (damn)  :: verdorie!
dash {n} (short run)  :: sprint {m}
dash {n} (small quantity of liquid)  :: scheutje {n}
dash {n} (typographic symbol)  :: streepje {n}, koppelteken {n}
dash {v} (to complete hastily)  :: snel afhaspelen, snel afmaken
dash {v} (to ruin)  :: verwoesten
dash {v} (to run short distance)  :: sprinten
dashboard {n} (panel under the windscreen of a motor car or aircraft)  :: dashboard, instrumentenpaneel
dasheen {n} (cocoyam) SEE: cocoyam  ::
data {n} (information)  :: , gegevens {p}, informatie {f}, data {p}
data {n} (plural of datum)  :: gegevens {p}, data {p}
data bank {n} (databank) SEE: databank  ::
databank {n} (database) SEE: database  ::
databank {n} (organisation maintaining a database)  :: databank
database {n} (collection of information)  :: database, databank {f}
database {n} (software program)  :: database, databank {f}
data flow {n} (transfer of data between the components of a computer) SEE: data stream  ::
data structure {n} (organization of data)  :: gegevensstructuur, datastructuur {f}
date {n} (assigned end; conclusion)  :: einde {n}
date {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm  ::
date {n} (fruit of the date palm)  :: dadel {m}
date {n} (meeting with a lover or potential lover; a person so met)  :: afspraakje
date {n} (obsolete: given or assigned length of life)  :: levensduur {m}
date {n} (point in time)  :: tijdstip {n}
date {n} (point of time at which a transaction or event takes place)  :: datum {m}
date {n} (pre-arranged social meeting)  :: afspraakje {n}, afspraak {f}
date {n} (that which specifies the time of writing, inscription etc.)  :: datum {m}
date {v} (to begin)  :: dateren (with van or uit)
date {v} (to determine the age of something)  :: dateren
date {v} (to take (someone) on a series of dates)  :: daten
date of birth {n} (birthday) SEE: birthday  ::
date of birth {n} (date and year when something was born)  :: geboortedatum {m}
date palm {n} (Phoenix dactylifera)  :: dadelpalm {m}
date tree {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm  ::
dating {n} (the process of estimating the age of something)  :: datering {f}
dating agency {n} (business)  :: huwelijksbureau {n}
dative {adj} (capable of being disposed of at will)  :: begeven
dative {adj}  :: gever {m}
dative {adj} (given by a judge)  :: datief
dative {adj} (grammar: noting the case of noun which expresses indirect object)  :: in de datief {m}
dative {adj} (removable)  :: afzetbaar
dative {n} (dative case)  :: datief {m}, [incompatible numbering traditions] derde naamval {m}, vierde naamval {m}
dative bond {n} (coordinate bond) SEE: coordinate bond  ::
dative case {n} (case used to express direction towards an indirect object)  :: datief {m}, derde naamval {m}
daub {v} (to apply something in hasty or crude strokes)  :: kliederen, kladschilderen, besmeren
daughter {n} (female child)  :: dochter {f}
daughter-in-law {n} (wife of one's child)  :: schoondochter {f}
daunt {v} (to discourage)  :: afschrikken
daunt {v} (to overwhelm)  :: overweldigen
daunting {adj} (discouraging, inspiring fear)  :: beangstigend, intimiderend, ontmoedigend
daunting {adj} (overwhelming, intimidatingly impressive)  :: intimiderend, overweldigend, indrukwekkend
dauntlessness {n} (fearlessness)  :: onverschrokkenheid {f}
David {prop} (king of Judah)  :: David
David {prop} (male given name)  :: David
Davidic {adj} (of or relating to David)  :: Davidisch
Davis {prop} (surname derived from David) SEE: Davidson  ::
davit {n} (crane to sling a lifeboat, maintenance trapeze etc)  :: davit {m}
daw {n} (Coloeus monedula) SEE: jackdaw  ::
daw {v} (dawn) SEE: dawn  ::
dawn {n} (beginning)  :: dageraad {m}, opgang {m}
dawn {n} (morning twilight period)  :: dageraad {m}, zonsopgang {m}
dawn {n} (rising of the sun)  :: zonsopgang {m}
dawn {n} (time)  :: dageraad {m}, zonsopgang {m}, ochtendschemering {f}
dawn {v} (to begin to brighten with daylight)  :: dagen, rijzen
dawn {v} (to start to appear, to be realized)  :: dagen
day {n} (part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc.)  :: dag {m}
day {n} (period between sunrise and sunset)  :: dag {m}
day {n} (period from midnight to the following midnight)  :: dag {m}, etmaal {n}
day {n} (period of 24 hours)  :: dag {m}, etmaal {n}
day {n} (rotational period of a planet)  :: dag {m}
day after tomorrow {adv} (on the day after tomorrow - translation entry)  :: overmorgen
day after tomorrow {n} (day after tomorrow - translation entry)  :: overmorgen
day and night {adj} (night and day) SEE: night and day  ::
day before yesterday {adv} (on the day before yesterday - translation entry)  :: eergisteren, eergister
day before yesterday {n} (day before yesterday - translation entry)  :: eergisteren
daybreak {n} (dawn)  :: dageraad {m}
daydream {n} (a spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts)  :: dagdroom
daydream {v} (to have such a series of thoughts)  :: dagdromen
day lark {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird  ::
daylight {n} (light from the sun)  :: daglicht {n}
daylight savings time {n} (daylight saving time) SEE: daylight saving time  ::
daylight saving time {n} (an adjustment of the official time during summer)  :: zomertijd {m}
daze {v} (to stupefy with excess of light; with a blow, with cold, or with fear; to confuse; to benumb)  :: versuffen
dazzle {v} (confuse the sight)  :: verblinden, blenden
DC {initialism} (direct current)  :: gelijkspanning (What can be measured over an open circuit or a resistance)
de- {prefix} (reversal, undoing or removing)  :: ver-, ont-, de-
deacon {n} (a clergyman ranked directly below a priest)  :: diaken {m}
deacon {n} (a designated minister of charity in the early Church)  :: diaken
deacon {n} (lay leader of a Protestant congregation)  :: diaken {m}
deaconess-house {n} (house inhabited by deaconesses)  :: diaconessenhuis {n}
dead {adj} (no longer alive)  :: dood, dode, overleden, gestorven
dead {adv} (Very, absolutely, extremely, suddenly)  :: bloed-, oer-, dood-; Ze is bloedmooi; Hij is oerdom ; Ik ben doodmoe
dead {n} (those who have died)  :: doden {p}, overledenen {p}, gestorvenen {p}
dead {n} (time when coldness, darkness, or stillness is most intense)  :: stilte {f}
dead as a dodo {adj} (unquestionably dead)  :: steendood
deadline {n} (date on or before which something must be completed)  :: deadline {m}
deadly {adj} (lethal)  :: dodelijk
deadly nightshade {n} (deadly nightshade; Atropa belladonna)  :: wolfskers, belladonna {f}
deadpan {adj} (deliberately impassive or expressionless (as a face or look))  :: emotieloos, zonder uitdrukking
dead reckoning {n} (method of estimating the position of a ship or aircraft)  :: gegist bestek
dead ringer {n} (someone or something that very closely resembles another; someone or something easily mistaken for another)  :: evenbeeld
Dead Sea {prop} (lake in the Middle East)  :: Dode Zee {f}
deaf {adj} (unable to hear)  :: doof, dove
deaf {n} (deaf people considered as a group)  :: doven {m-p}, {f-p}
Deaf {adj} (relating to the culture of deaf signers)  :: doven-
deaf aid {n} (hearing aid) SEE: hearing aid  ::
deaf as a doorpost {adj} (stone deaf) SEE: stone deaf  ::
deaf as a post {adj} (stone deaf) SEE: stone deaf  ::
deafen {v} (to make deaf)  :: verdoven, doof maken
deafen {v} (to make soundproof)  :: geluiddicht maken
deaf-mute {adj} (unable to hear or speak)  :: doofstom
deafness {n} (condition of being deaf)  :: doofheid {f}
deal {v} (administer in portions)  :: verdelen
deal {v} (be concerned with)  :: te maken hebben met
deal {v} (distribute (cards))  :: delen
deal {v} (give out as one’s portion or share)  :: uitdelen
deal {v} (handle, manage)  :: behandelen, regelen
deal {v} (sell (illicit drugs))  :: dealen
deal {v} (trade)  :: handelen
dealer {n} (one who deals things, especially automobiles)  :: dealer {m}
dealer {n} (one who peddles illicit drugs, especially to teenagers)  :: dealer {m}
dealer {n} (the person who deals the cards in a card game)  :: gever {m}
deal with {v} (behave in a certain way towards)  :: omgaan met
deal with {v} (handle verbally or in some form of artistic expression)  :: behandelen
deal with {v} (take action with respect to (someone or something))  :: behandelen
dean {n} (church dignitary)  :: deken {m}
dean {n} (senior member of a group)  :: deken {m}
dean {n} (senior official in college or university)  :: decaan {m}, [rare] deken {m}
dear {adj} (a formal way to start (often after my) addressing somebody one likes or regards kindly)  :: beste, lieve, waarde
dear {adj} (an informal way of addressing the recipient in a letter's opening line)  :: lieve
dear {adj} (an ironic way to start (often after my) addressing an inferior)  :: (mijn) beste
dear {adj} (formal way of addressing)  :: beste, geachte, hooggeachte
dear {adj} (high in price; expensive)  :: kostbaar, duur, kostelijk, prijzig, waardevol
dear {adj} (loved; lovable)  :: (teer)geliefd, bemind, lief, beminnelijk, kostbaar
dear {adj} (loving, affectionate, heartfelt)  :: liefdevol, innig
dear {adj} (precious to or greatly valued by someone)  :: dierbaar, geliefd, gekoesterd, duur, precieus, waardevol
dear {adj} (sore) SEE: sore  ::
dear {n} (a very kind, loving person)  :: lieverd, schat
dear {n} (beloved#noun) SEE: beloved  ::
dear me {interj} (good heavens) SEE: good heavens  ::
dearth {n} (period when food is rare)  :: hongersnood {m}
dearth {n} (scarcity)  :: schaarste {f}
death {n} (cessation of life)  :: dood {m}, overlijden {n}
death {n} (personification of death)  :: dood {m}
death {n} (Tarot)  :: dood
death adder {n} (Acanthophis)  :: doodsadders
death camp {n} (facility built by the Nazis)  :: vernietigingskamp {n}
death cap {n} (Amanita phalloides)  :: groene knolamaniet
deathlike {adj} (deadly) SEE: deadly  ::
death penalty {n} (state punishment of death)  :: doodstraf {m} {f}
death sentence {n} (sentence)  :: doodstraf {c}, doodvonnis {n}
death's-head {n} (a human skull, as symbol of death)  :: doodshoofd {n}, doodskop {m}
death squad {n} (armed group)  :: doodseskader {n}
death wish {n} (desire for the death of oneself or of someone else)  :: doodswens {m}, doodsverlangen {n}
debacle {n} (event or enterprise that ends suddenly and disastrously)  :: verplettering {f}, fiasco {n}, debacle {n}
Debaltsevo {prop} (Debaltseve) SEE: Debaltseve  ::
debark {v} (to disembark) SEE: disembark  ::
debate {n} (argument, or discussion, usually in an ordered or formal setting)  :: debat {n}
debate {n}  :: bespreking {f}
debate {n} (discussion of opposing views)  :: meningsverschil, discussie
debate {n} (informal and spirited but generally civil discussion of opposing views)  :: discussie
debate {v} (participate in a debate)  :: debatteren, uitpraten, bespreken
debauch {n} (orgy) SEE: orgy  ::
debauch {v} ((transitive) to debase something)  :: ontwaarden
debauch {v} ((transitive) to morally corrupt someone; to seduce)  :: ontaarden
debauchery {n} (debauchery)  :: losbandigheid, zedeloosheid
debilitate {v} (to make feeble; to weaken)  :: verzwakken
debit {n} (sum of money taken out of a bank account)  :: debet
Deborah {prop} (biblical character)  :: Debora {f}
debris {n} (large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc.)  :: gletjserpuin {n} etc.
debris {n} (litter and discarded refuse)  :: overblijfselen {p}, afval {n}, puin {n}
debris {n} (rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed)  :: puin {n}, wrakstukken, wrakhout, restanten
debris {n} (ruins of a broken-down structure)  :: ruine
debt {n} (action, state of mind, or object one has an obligation to perform for another)  :: verplichting, schuld {f}
debt {n} (money that one person or entity owes or is required to pay to another)  :: schulden {p}
debt {n} (state or condition of owing something to another)  :: schulden {p}
debtor {n} (a person or firm that owes money)  :: debiteur
debugger {n} (computer program)  :: debugger
debunk {v} (to discredit or expose the falsehood of something)  :: doorprikken, ontmaskeren
debut {n} (a performer's first-time performance to the public)  :: debuut {n}
decade {n} (a period of ten years)  :: decade, decennium {n}, jaartien {n}
decade {n} (a series of ten Hail Marys in the rosary)  :: tientje {n}
decade {n} (a series of ten things)  :: tiental {n}
decaf {n} (a decaffeinated drink)  :: decaf {m}, [Belgium] deca {m}
decalitre {n} (ten liters)  :: decaliter {m}
Decalogue {prop} (the Ten Commandments) SEE: Ten Commandments  ::
decameter {n} (decametre) SEE: decametre  ::
decanoic acid {n} (capric acid) SEE: capric acid  ::
decant {v} (to pour from one vessel into another)  :: overgieten
decapitate {v} (remove the head of)  :: onthoofden
decapitation {n} (beheading)  :: onthoofding
decapitator {n} (beheader) SEE: beheader  ::
decay {v} (to deteriorate)  :: vervallen, in verval raken, verloederen
decay {v} (to rot)  :: verrotten, slecht worden
deceased {adj} (no longer alive)  :: overleden
deceased {n} (dead person)  :: overledene {m} {f}
deceased {n} (plural: dead people)  :: overledenen {p}
deceive {v} (trick or mislead)  :: misleiden, bedriegen
December {prop} (twelfth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: december {m}
decency {n} (quality of being decent)  :: fatsoen {n}
decennium {n} (period of 10 years)  :: decennium
decent {adj} (fair; good enough; okay)  :: redelijk
decent {adj} (showing integrity, fairness, moral uprightness)  :: integer
decent {adj} (significant; substantial)  :: substantieel, significant
decent {adj} (sufficiently clothed)  :: toonbaar
decentralize {v} (cause to change from being concentrated)  :: decentraliseren
deception {n} (instance of actions fabricated to mislead)  :: bedrog {n}, misleiding {f}
deceptive {adj} (misleading, attempting to deceive)  :: bedrieglijk, onoprecht, misleidend
decibel {n} (a common measure of sound intensity)  :: decibel {m}
decide {v} (to resolve or settle)  :: beslissen, besluiten
deciduous {adj} (of or pertaining to trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season)  :: loof-
deciduous holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
deciduous tooth {n} (baby tooth) SEE: milk tooth  ::
deciduous winterberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
deciliter {n} (decilitre) SEE: decilitre  ::
decimal {adj} (concerning numbers expressed in decimal or calculations using decimal)  :: decimaal, decimale, tientallig, tientallige
decimal {n} (decimal place) SEE: decimal place  ::
decimal {n} (number expressed in this system (decimal number))  :: decimaal {m}
decimal {n} (number system)  :: decimaalstelsel {n}, tientallig talstelsel {n}
decimal number {n} (decimal number) SEE: decimal  ::
decimal point {n} (decimal place) SEE: decimal place  ::
decimal system {n} (numerical system of counting in tens)  :: decimale stelsel {n}, tientallig stelsel {n}
decimate {v} (Roman history: to kill one out of ten men)  :: decimeren
decimate {v} (to reduce to one-tenth)  :: decimeren
decimate {v} (to severely reduce)  :: decimeren
decimation {n} (tithing) SEE: tithing  ::
decimeter {n} (decimetre) SEE: decimetre  ::
decipher {v} (to decode or decrypt a code or cipher)  :: ontcijferen
decision {n} (choice or judgement)  :: beslissing {f}, besluit {n}
decision {n} (firmness of conviction)  :: beslissing {f}, besluit {n}
decision {n} (result arrived at by the judges)  :: verdict {n}
decision-making {n} (alternative form of decision making) SEE: decision making  ::
decisive {adj} (having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy)  :: beslissend, afdoend, doorslaggevend
decisive {adj} (marked by promptness and decision)  :: besluitvaardig, beslist
deck {n} (floorlike covering on a ship)  :: dek {n}
deck {n} (pack of playing cards)  :: spel kaarten {n}
deck {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate  ::
deck {v} (dress up) SEE: dress up  ::
deck out {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate  ::
deck out {v} (dress up) SEE: dress up  ::
declaim {v} (to recite in theatrical way)  :: declameren
declaration {n} (written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief)  :: verklaring {f}, declaratie {f}
declaration of war {n} (a formal announcement by an entity that it is in a state of war with another entity)  :: oorlogsverklaring {f}
declare {v} (to affirm or state something emphatically)  :: verklaren
declare {v} (to announce one's support, choice, opinion, etc)  :: verklaren
declare {v} (to announce something formally or officially)  :: verklaren
declare {v} (to make a declaration)  :: verklaren
declare {v} (To make outstanding debts, e.g. taxes, payable.)  :: aangeven
declare war {v} (initiate a state of war)  :: de oorlog verklaren
declension {n} (act of declining)  :: verbuigen {n}
declension {n} (way of categorizing nouns)  :: verbuiging {f}
declination {n} (at a given point, the angle between the line connecting this point with the geographical center of the earth and the equatorial plane)  :: declinatie {f}
declination {n} (declension) SEE: declension  ::
decline {n} (downward movement, fall)  :: terugval {m}, achteruitgang {m}, verval {n}, afname {f}
decline {n} (sloping downward)  :: verval {n}, afname {f}, helling {f}
decline {n} (weakening)  :: verzwakking {f}, achteruitgang {m}, verval {n}, afname {f}
decline {v} (inflect)  :: verbuigen
decline {v} (move downwards)  :: afnemen, terugvallen, achteruitgaan, vervallen
decline {v} (refuse)  :: afwijzen, weigeren
decline {v} (weaken)  :: afnemen, achteruitgaan, afzwakken, verzwakken
decompile {v} (to recreate the original source code)  :: decompileren
decompose {v} (to decay)  :: ontbinden, vergaan, verrotten
decompose {v} (to separate)  :: ontbinden
decomposition {n} (splitting into constituent parts)  :: decompositie {f}
decorate {v} (to furnish with decorations)  :: sieren, opsmukken, decoreren
decoration {n} (act of adorning)  :: versieren {n}, decoratie {f}
decoration {n} (any mark of honor to be worn upon the person)  :: decoratie {f}, medaille {f}
decoration {n} (that which adorns)  :: versiering {f}, decoratie {f}
decorative {adj} (that serves to decorate)  :: decoratief
decorous {adj} (behaving properly)  :: keurig, goed, net, welvoeglijk
decoy {n} (animal used by hunters to lure game)  :: afleiding {f}
decoy {n} (person or object meant to lure something to danger)  :: lokvogel {m}, afleiding {f}
decrease {v} (become smaller)  :: afnemen
decrease {v} (make smaller)  :: verminderen
decrepit {adj} (weakened or worn out)  :: versleten, afgedragen
decrypt {v} (to convert to plain text)  :: ontcijferen, decoderen, ontsleutelen, decrypteren
decubitus {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore  ::
decuple {adj} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold  ::
dedicate {v} (to address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection)  :: opdragen
dedicate {v} (to commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action)  :: wijden
dedicate {v} (to open (a building, for example) to public use)  :: inwijden, inhuldigen
dedicate {v} (to set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate)  :: inwijden, wijden
dedicate {v} (to set apart for a special use)  :: bestemmen
dedicated {adj} (devoted, loyal, conscientious)  :: toegewijd
dedication {n} (note prefixed to a work of art)  :: toewijding, dedicatie
dedovshchina {n} (bullying in the Soviet/Russian army)  :: dedovsjtsjina {f}
deduce {v} (to reach conclusion by logic)  :: afleiden
deductible {n} (excess) SEE: excess  ::
deduction {n} (ability or skill to deduce)  :: afleiding
deduction {n} (conclusion)  :: conclusie
deduction {n} (process of reasoning)  :: afleiding
deduction {n} (sum that can be removed from tax calculations)  :: aftrek, inhouding
deed {n} (action)  :: daad {f}
deed {n} (legal contract)  :: oorkonde {c}, akte {f}
deedless {adj} (inactive)  :: dadeloos
deem {v} (to evaluate according to one's beliefs)  :: beschouwen
deem {v} (to hold as a personal opinion)  :: vinden, achten
deep {adj} (a long way forward)  :: diep
deep {adj} (a long way inward)  :: diep
deep {adj} (difficult to awake)  :: diep
deep {adj} (having its bottom far down)  :: diep
deep {adj} (in extent in a direction away from the observer)  :: diep
deep {adj} (of a sound or voice, low in pitch)  :: diep, zwaar
deep {adj} (profound)  :: diepgaand
deep {adj} (right into one's mind)  :: diep
deep {adj} (thick in a vertical direction)  :: dik
deep {adj} (voluminous)  :: diep
deep {adj} (with a lot of)  :: diep
deep drawing {n} (metal forming process)  :: dieptrekken {n}
deep-fat fryer {n} (heated vessel for frying food by immersing in hot fat or oil) SEE: deep fryer  ::
deep freeze {n} (freezer) SEE: freezer  ::
deep-freeze {v} (to freeze at very low temperatures)  :: diepvriezen, invriezen
deep-fry {n} (deep-fat fryer) SEE: deep-fat fryer  ::
deep-fry {v} (to cook by immersing the food in hot fat)  :: frituren
deep fryer {n} (vessel for deep frying)  :: frituurpan {f}, frietketel {m}
deep water {n} (difficult or embarrassing situation)  :: in moeilijkheden
deep water {n} (waters suitable for deep-draft ships)  :: diep water {n}
deer {n} (the animal)  :: hert {n}
deerfly {n} (deer fly) SEE: deer fly  ::
deer ked {n} (Lipoptena cervi) SEE: deer fly  ::
deface {v} (to damage)  :: schenden
defamation {n} (act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication)  :: belastering
default {n} ((finance) condition of failing to meet an obligation)  :: niet-nakoming {f}
defeasible {adj} (capable of being defeated, invalidated, …)  :: breekbaar, annulleerbaar, overwinnelijk
defeat {n} (the act of defeating or being defeated)  :: nederlaag
defeat {v} (to overcome in battle or contest)  :: verslaan, overwinnen
defeatism {n} (acceptance of defeat without struggle)  :: defaitisme {n}, berusting {c}
defecate {v} (to empty the bowels of feces)  :: poepen
defect {v} (to abandon; to change one's loyalty)  :: overlopen
defective {adj} (having one or more defects)  :: defect
defective verb {n} (verb with an incomplete conjugation)  :: defectief werkwoord {n}
defector {n} (one who defects)  :: overloper
defence {n} (action of protecting from attack)  :: verdediging {f}, weer {f}
defence {n} (anything employed to oppose attack)  :: verdediging {f}, verweer {n}
defence {n} (argument in support or justification of something)  :: verweer {n}
defenceless {adj} (defenseless) SEE: defenseless  ::
defender {n} (a fighter)  :: verdediger {m}
defender {n} (a lawyer)  :: advocaat voor de verdediging {m} {f}
defender {n} (someone who defends)  :: verdediger {m}, verdedigster {f}
defender {n} (sports term)  :: verdediger {m}, verdedigster {f}
defense {n} (action of protecting from attack)  :: verdediging {f}, weer {f}
defense {n} (anything employed to oppose attack)  :: verdediging {f}, verweer {n}
defense {n} (argument in support or justification of something)  :: verweer {n}
defenseless {adj} (lacking any form of defense; vulnerable; open to attack)  :: weerloos
defensive midfielder {n} ( midfield player)  :: verdedigende middenvelder {c}
defer {v} ((transitive) to delay)  :: uitstellen
deference {n} (great respect)  :: eerbied {m}
deference {n} (the willingness to carry out the wishes of others)  :: gehoorzaamheid {m}
deferment {n} (act or instance of deferring)  :: opschorting,uitstel
deferment {n} (postponement of military service)  :: uitstel van militaire dienst
deficiency {n} (inadequacy or incompleteness)  :: tekort {n}
deficiency {n} (Insufficiency)  :: tekort {n}
deficient {adj} (insufficient or inadequate in amount)  :: gebrekkig
deficit {n} (deficiency) SEE: deficiency  ::
deficit {n} (situation wherein spending exceeds government revenue)  :: tekort, gat {n} in de begroting {f}
defile {n} (narrow passage)  :: engte {f}
defile {v} (to make impure or dirty)  :: bevuilen
define {v} (state meaning of)  :: definiëren
define {v} (to determine)  :: bepalen
definite article {n} (article introducing a noun and specifying it as the particular noun considered)  :: lidwoord van bepaaldheid, bepaald lidwoord {n}
definitely {adv} (without question and beyond doubt)  :: zeker, zeker weten, zonder twijfel
definition {n} (action or process of defining)  :: definiëring {f}, omschrijving {f}
definition {n} (clarity, especially of musical sound in reproduction)  :: scherpte {f}
definition {n} (product of defining)  :: definitie {f}, omschrijving {f}
definition {n} (statement expressing the essential nature of something)  :: definitie {f}
definition {n} (statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol)  :: definitie {f}, omschrijving {f}
definitive {adj} (conclusive or decisive)  :: definitief
deflation {n} (decrease in the general price level)  :: deflatie
defloration {n} (the act of deflowering)  :: ontmaagding {f}
deforestation {n} (process of destroying a forest)  :: ontbossing {f}
deformation {n} (act of deforming, or state of being deformed)  :: vervorming {f}
defragment {v} ((computing) to run a process to make file fragments on a hard disk contiguous)  :: defragmenteren
defragmentation {n} (action of defragmenting)  :: defragmentatie {f}
deft {adj} (skillful)  :: handig
defunct {adj} (no longer in use)  :: buiten gebruik, buiten werking
defuse {v} (to remove the fuse from a bomb)  :: ontmantelen, onschadelijk maken
defy {n} (challenge) SEE: challenge  ::
defy {v} (to provoke to combat or strife)  :: uitdagen, het hoofd bieden
defy {v} (To renounce or dissolve all bonds)  :: afzweren
degrade {v} (to reduce in quality or purity)  :: degraderen
degree {n} (amount, proportion, extent)  :: graad {m}, mate {c}
degree {n} (in geometry: unit of angle)  :: graad {m}
degree {n} (unit of temperature)  :: graad {m}
degree Celsius {n} (unit of temperature)  :: graden celsius m plural
degrees of comparison {n} (flexion of adjectives that indicates it is more or entirely like the adjective describes)  :: trappen van vergelijking {m-p}
degustation {n} (tasting) SEE: tasting  ::
dehydrated {adj} (From which the water has been removed)  :: uitgedroogd, gedehydrateerd
dehydrated {adj} (Suffering from dehydration)  :: uitgedroogd, gedehydrateerd
deification {n} (Act of deifying)  :: vergoding {f}
deign {v} ((intransitive) to condescend)  :: verwaardigen
Dei gratia {adv} (by the Grace of God) SEE: by the Grace of God  ::
deism {n} (belief)  :: deïsme
deity {n} (a powerful entity that possesses numerous miraculous powers)  :: godheid {f}
deity {n} (essential nature of a god, divinity)  :: godheid {f}
delay {n} (period of time before an event occurs)  :: vertraging {f}
delay {v} (put off until a later time)  :: uitstellen
delayed miscarriage {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
delectable {adj} (pleasing to the taste; delicious)  :: lekker, smakelijk
delectable {n} (something that is pleasing to the taste)  :: lekkernij {f}
delegate {n} (deputy, envoy, representative)  :: afgevaardigde {m}, gedelegeerde {m}
deleterious {adj} (harmful)  :: schadelijk
deletion {n}  :: verwijdering
deleverage {v} (to reduce debt in by rapidly selling assets)  :: schuld aanzuiveren
deliberate {adj} (carefully considered)  :: doordacht, doordachte, weloverwogen
deliberate {adj} (intentional)  :: opzettelijk, opzettelijke, met opzet, voor expres (Flanders)
deliberate {v} (consider carefully)  :: beraadslagen, overwegen, doordenken
deliberately {adv} (intentionally)  :: bewust, expres, opzettelijk, met opzet
delicacy {n} (something appealing, especially a pleasing food)  :: lekkernij {f}
delicately {adv} (tactfully) SEE: tactfully  ::
delicious {adj} (pleasing to taste)  :: heerlijk, lekker, smakelijk
deliciousness {n} (state or quality of being delicious)  :: heerlijkheid {f}
delight {n} (joy, pleasure)  :: vreugde {f}, plezier {n}
delight {v} (to give pleasure to)  :: bevallen, behagen
delineate {v}  :: aflijnen, uittekenen
delineate {v} (sketch out, draw or trace an outline)  :: afbakenen
delineation {n} (the act of delineating; depiction)  :: omlijning, schets, afbakening
delirium {n} (mental state of confusion)  :: delier {n}, delirium {n}
deliver {v} (bring or transport something to its destination)  :: afleveren
deliver {v} (give birth)  :: baren
deliver {v} (set free)  :: bevrijden
deliverance {n} (Extrication from danger, imprisonment, etc.)  :: bevrijding {f}, verlossing {f}
delivery {n} (act of conveying something)  :: levering {f}
delivery {n} (act of giving birth)  :: bevalling {f}, verlossing {f}, geboorte {f}
dell {n} (valley) SEE: valley  ::
Delphi {prop} (city of ancient Greece)  :: Delfi {n}
delta {n}  :: delta
delta {n} (fourth letter of modern Greek alphabet)  :: delta {m} {f}
delta {n} (landform at the mouth of a river)  :: delta {m} {f}
deltoid {adj} (in the shape of Δ) SEE: triangular  ::
delude {v} (to deceive)  :: misleiden, bedriegen, begoochelen
deluge {n} (an overwhelming amount of something)  :: overvloed, stortvloed
Deluge {prop} (the Biblical flood)  :: Zondvloed {f}
delusion {n} (act of deluding; deception; a misleading of the mind)  :: inbeelding {c}
delusion {n} (state of being deluded or misled)  :: waan {c}, waanzin {c}
delusion {n} (that which is falsely or delusively believed or propagated; false belief; error in belief)  :: waanidee {n}, waanvoorstelling {c}, waandenkbeeld {n}, waan {c}, hersenschim {c}, misvatting {c}
deluxe {adj} (fine in quality)  :: luxe
delve {v} (to dig in the ground)  :: delven
demagogic {adj} (of or pertaining to demagogy or a demagogue)  :: demagogisch
demagogism {n} (The practice and principles of a demagogue)  :: demagogisme {n}
demagogue {n} (leader)  :: demagoog {m}, volksleider {m}
demagogue {n} (orator)  :: demagoog {m}, volksmenner {m}, volksopruier {m}
demagogue {v} (speak or act in the manner of a demagogue)  :: volksmennen, demagogie bedrijven/gebruiken
demagogy {n} (demagogism)  :: demagogie
demand {n} (claim for something)  :: eis
demand {n} (desire to purchase goods and services)  :: vraag
demand {v} (to request forcefully)  :: eisen, opeisen
demarcation {n} (act of marking off a boundary or setting a limit)  :: demarcatie, demarkatie
demarcation {n} (strictly defined separation)  :: afbakening {f}, aflijning, afgrenzing
demarcation {n} (thus fixed limit)  :: demarcatielijn, demarkatielijn, grenslijn
demean {n} (Behavior; conduct; bearing; demeanor.)  :: gedrag,houding
demean {n} ( Management; treatment.)  :: beheer,behandeling
demean {v} (To debase; to lower; to degrade.)  :: neerhalen,vernederen
demean {v} (To manage; to conduct; to treat.)  :: gedragen,behandelen
demeanor {n} (The outward way in which a person behaves)  :: gedragswijze
demerit {n} (quality of being inadequate)  :: tekortkoming
demigod {n} (a half-god or hero)  :: halfgod {m}
demigod {n} (a lesser deity)  :: godje {m}, lagere godheid
demilitarization {n} (demilitarisation) SEE: demilitarisation  ::
demissionary {adj} (Having resigned or been removed, but retaining some status or powers)  :: demissionair
demo {n} (a brief demonstration or visual explanation)  :: demo {m}, demonstratie {f}
demo {n} (a march or gathering to make a political protest)  :: demonstratie {f}
demo {n} (an example of a product used for demonstration and then sold at a discount)  :: demo {m}
demo {n} (a short recording of a song etc for publicity)  :: demo {m}
democracy {n} (government under the rule of its people)  :: democratie {f}
democracy {n} (rule by the people)  :: democratie {f}
democrat {n} (supporter of democracy)  :: democraat {m}
democratic {adj} (pertaining to democracy)  :: democratisch
Democratic People's Republic of Korea {prop} (country in East Asia (official name))  :: Democratische Volksrepubliek Korea {f}
democratic socialism {n} (socialism based on democratic principles)  :: democratisch socialisme {n}
Democritus {prop} (Greek philosopher)  :: Democritus
demolish {v} (to destroy)  :: slopen
demolition {n} (the action of demolishing or destroying, in particular of buildings or other structures)  :: sloop, afbraak
demon {n} (evil spirit)  :: demon {m}, demoon {m}
demonisation {n} (demonization) SEE: demonization  ::
demonology {n} (study of demons)  :: demonologie {f}
demonstrate {v} (to display the method of using an object)  :: demonstreren
demonstration {n} (act)  :: demonstratie {f}
demonstration {n} (event)  :: demonstratie {f}
demonstration {n} (public display)  :: demonstratie {f}
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative adjective) SEE: demonstrative adjective  ::
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative pronoun) SEE: demonstrative pronoun  ::
demonstrative adjective {n} (an adjective that points out which person, object or concept is being referred to)  :: bijvoegelijk aanwijzend voornaamwoord {n}
demonstrative pronoun {n} (pronoun which replaces a noun)  :: aanwijzend voornaamwoord {n}
demonstrator {n} (a person involved in a demonstration)  :: betoger {m}
demonstrator {n} (forefinger) SEE: forefinger  ::
demure {adj} (modest, quiet, reserved)  :: bescheiden, gereserveerd, sober, ernstig
demystify {v} (to explain)  :: demystificeren
den {n} (home of certain animals)  :: hol {n}
den {n} (living room of a house)  :: leefkamer {c}
denaturated {adj} (denatured) SEE: denatured  ::
denaturize {v} (denature) SEE: denature  ::
Den Bosch {prop} (Dutch city)  :: Den Bosch {n}
dendrite {n} (projection of a nerve cell)  :: dendriet {m}
dendrology {n} (the study of trees)  :: boomkunde {f}
dengue fever {n} (disease)  :: dengue
denigrate {v} (blacken)  :: zwartmaken
denigrate {v} (to criticise so as to besmirch)  :: kleineren, denigreren
denigrate {v} (to treat as worthless)  :: kleineren, denigreren
denim {n} (textile with diagonal pattern)  :: denim {n}, spijkerstof {n}
denizen {n} (an inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in)  :: bewoner {m}
denizen {n} (one who frequents a place)  :: stamgast {m}
denizen {n} ((UK) a citizen naturalized through letters patent)  :: ingeburgerde {m}
Denmark {prop} (country in Western Europe)  :: Denemarken
Dennis {prop} (male given name)  :: Dennis
denominator {n} (The number or expression written below the line in a fraction)  :: noemer {m}
denotation {n} (act of denoting)  :: denotatie, beschrijving
denotation {n} (primary or explicit meaning)  :: denotatie, betekenis
denotation {n} (something signified or referred to)  :: aanduiding, denotatie, betekenis
denote {v} (to indicate; to mark)  :: aangeven
denote {v} (to make overt)  :: aanduiden
denote {v} (to refer to literally; to convey meaning)  :: betekenen
denounce {v} (to announce the termination of; especially a treaty)  :: opzeggen
denounce {v} (to criticize or speak out against)  :: beschuldigen, afkeuren
denounce {v} (to make a formal or public accusation against)  :: aanklagen
denounce {v} (to make known in a formal manner)  :: bekendmaken
de novo {adv} (anew) SEE: anew  ::
densimeter {n} (densitometer) SEE: densitometer  ::
density {n} (physics: amount of matter contained by a given volume)  :: dichtheid {f}
density {n} (probability)  :: waarschijnlijkheid {f}
dent {n} (shallow deformation in the surface)  :: deuk {m}, [Belgium] bluts {m}, [Netherlands] buts {c}
dent {v} (develop a dent)  :: deuken krijgen
dent {v} (produce a dent)  :: deuken, indeuken, [Belgium] blutsen
dental floss {n} (floss used to clean the areas between the teeth)  :: tandzijde {f}
dentate {adj} (Having teeth or toothlike projections)  :: gekarteld
dentist {n} (specialized medical doctor)  :: tandarts
dentistry {n} (translations to be checked)  :: tandheelkunde {f}
dentition {n} (process of growing teeth) SEE: teething  ::
denture {n} (artificial replacement of one or more teeth)  :: gebitsprothese
denture {n} (complete replacement of all teeth in a mouth)  :: kunstgebit {n}
denture {n} (set of teeth, the teeth viewed as a unit)  :: gebit {n}
deny {v} (to assert that something is not true)  :: ontkennen
deny {v} (to not allow)  :: weigeren, ontzeggen
deodorant {n} (odor-controlling cosmetic for the underarm)  :: deodorant, deo {m}
deontic {adj} (pertaining to necessity, duty or obligation)  :: deontisch
deontological {adj} (of or relating to deontology)  :: deontologisch
deontology {n} (Ethical study of duties, obligations, and rights)  :: deontologie {f}
Deo volente {interj} (God willing) SEE: God willing  ::
deoxyribonucleic acid {n} (deoxyribonucleic acid)  :: desoxyribonucleïnezuur
deoxyribose {n} (derivative of ribose)  :: deoxyribose
deoxysugar {n} (deoxy sugar) SEE: deoxy sugar  ::
depart {v} (to die)  :: heengaan
depart {v} (to go away from)  :: verlaten
depart {v} (to leave)  :: vertrekken
departure {n} (death)  :: overlijden {n}
departure {n} (deviation from a plan or procedure)  :: afwijking {f}
departure {n} (the act of departing)  :: vertrek {n}
depend {v} (be pending)  :: hangende zijn
depend {v} (hang down)  :: hangen
depend {v} (rely on support)  :: afhangen
depend {v} (trust)  :: vertrouwen
dependable {adj} (able to be depended on)  :: betrouwbaar
dependence {n} (irresistible need)  :: verslaving {f}, afhankelijkheid {f}
dependence {n} (state of being dependent)  :: afhankelijkheid {f}, nood {f}
dependency {n} (a colony or similar territory subject to rule by an external power)  :: kolonie {f}, schutgebied {n}
dependency {n} (addiction)  :: afhankelijkheid {f}
dependency {n} (computing: reliance on functionality)  :: afhankelijkheid {f}
dependency {n} (something dependent or subordinate to something else)  :: iets afhankelijks
dependent {adj} (relying upon; depending upon)  :: afhankelijk
depict {v} (to render a representation of something, see also: describe)  :: afbeelden, beschrijven
depiction {n} (drawing or painting)  :: afbeelding {f}
depiction {n} (lifelike image)  :: uitbeelding {f}, afbeelding {f}
depilation {n} (epilation) SEE: epilation  ::
deplete {v} (exhaust) SEE: exhaust  ::
deplete {v} (to empty or unload)  :: leegmaken, opruimen, afbreken
deplorable {adj} (To be felt sorrow for; worthy of compassion.)  :: betreurenswaardig, deplorabel, deerniswekkend
depopulate {v} (to reduce the population of a region by disease, war, forced relocation etc.)  :: ontvolken
deport {v} (to evict, especially from a country)  :: uitzetten, deporteren
deportation {n} (act of deporting or exiling)  :: deportatie
depose {v} (to give evidence or testimony)  :: getuigen, getuigenis afleggen
depose {v} (to interrogate and elicit testimony)  :: laten getuigen, onttronen, uit het ambt ontzetten, eed getuigenis/ afleggen afnemen, verhoren
depose {v} (to put - or lay something down)  :: neerleggen
depose {v} (to remove (a leader) from office)  :: afzetten, onttronen (monarch only), uit het ambt ontzetten
depose {v} (to take an oath)  :: een/de eed afleggen/ zweren
deposit {n} (asset that was left to the care of the other)  :: storting {f}
deposit {n} (money given as an initial payment)  :: aanbetaling {f}
deposit {n} (money placed in an account)  :: deposito {n}
deposit {n} (security for a borrowed item)  :: statiegeld
deposit {n} (sediment or rock different from the surrounding material)  :: afzetting {f}, neerzetting {f}
deposit {v} (to entrust one's assets to the care of another)  :: storten
deposit {v} (to lay down)  :: afzetten, neerzetten
deposition {n} (removal of someone from office)  :: schorsing {f}
depravity {n} (A particular depraved act or trait)  :: schanddaad {m} {f}
deprecate {v} (express disapproval of)  :: afkeuren
deprecated {adj} (computing: obsolescent)  :: afgekeurd, verouderd, gedeprecieerd
deprecated {adj} (strongly disapproved of)  :: afgekeurd
depredation {n} (A raid or predatory attack)  :: plundering, rooftocht
depress {v} (to make depressed, sad or bored)  :: deprimeren
depression {n} (psychology: state of mind)  :: depressie {f}
deprivation {n} (state of being deprived)  :: [usually plural] ontberingen
deprive {v} (take something away; deny someone of something)  :: ontnemen
depth {n} (vertical distance below a surface)  :: diepte {f}
depths {n} (plural of depth) SEE: depth  ::
deputy {n} (representative)  :: adjudant {m}, adjudante {f}
derailment {n} (action of a locomotive or train leaving the rails along which it runs)  :: ontsporing
derby {n} (bowler hat) SEE: bowler hat  ::
Derek {prop} (given name)  :: Diederik, Diedrich, Dirk
deride {v} (to harshly mock; ridicule)  :: ridiculiseren, belachelijk maken, bespotten
derivation {n}  :: afleiding {f}
derivative {n} (in analysis: function) SEE: derived function  ::
derivative {n} (something derived)  :: afgeleide {f}, derivaat {n}
derivative {n} (word that derives from another)  :: afleiding {f}
derive {v} (create (a compound) from another by means of a reaction)  :: afleiden
derive {v} (deduce (a conclusion) by reasoning)  :: afleiden, deduceren
derive {v} (find the derivation of (a word or phrase))  :: afleiden
derive {v} (obtain (something) from something else)  :: afleiden
derive {v} (originate (from))  :: ontstaan
dermatographism {n} (skin disorder) SEE: dermatographia  ::
dermatologic {adj} (dermatological) SEE: dermatological  ::
dermatologist {n} (one who is skilled, professes or practices dermatology.)  :: dermatoloog {m}
dermographia {n} (skin disorder) SEE: dermatographia  ::
dermographism {n} (skin disorder) SEE: dermatographia  ::
derogate {v} (to debase oneself) SEE: debase  ::
derogatory {adj} (tending to lessen in value)  :: denigrerend, beledigend, kleinerend
derring-do {n} (brave and adventurous actions)  :: heldendaden
dervish {n} (a member of Dervish fraternity of Sufism)  :: derwisj {m}
Dervish {prop} (a Sufi Muslim ascetic fraternity)  :: derwisj {m}
desanctify {v} (to desanctify)  :: ontheiligen
descend {v} (to come down as from source or original)  :: afstammen
descend {v} (to pass from a higher to a lower place)  :: afdalen
descendant {n} (a later evolutionary type)  :: afstammeling {m}
descendant {n} (one who is the progeny of someone)  :: afstammeling {m}, nakomeling {m}, nazaat {m}, telg {m}
descendant {n} (which derives directly from a given precursor or source)  :: afstammeling {m}, nakomeling {m}
descent {n} (instance of descending)  :: afdaling {f}
descent {n} (lineage or hereditary derivation)  :: afkomst, herkomst
descent {n} (sloping passage or incline)  :: afdaling {f}, helling
descent {n} (way down)  :: afdaling {f}
describe {v} (to represent in words)  :: beschrijven, omschrijven
description {n} (account in words)  :: beschrijving {f}
descry {v} (see) SEE: see  ::
desecrate {v} (to profane or violate sacredness)  :: ontwijden
desecration {n} (act of disrespect towards sacred)  :: heiligschennis {f}, ontheiliging {f}
desert {n} (barren area)  :: woestijn {f}
desert {v} (to abandon)  :: achterlaten, verlaten, aan m 'n lot overlaten
desert {v} (to leave military service)  :: deserteren
deserted {adj} (abandoned)  :: verlaten
deserted {adj} (desolate)  :: ontredderd, desolaat, troosteloos
desertion {n} (deserting)  :: desertie {f}, vaandelvlucht
deserve {v} ( to merit)  :: verdienen
deserving {adj} (worthy of reward or praise)  :: loffelijk
desiccate {v} (to dry)  :: drogen, dehydreren, deshydrateren, ontwateren, uitdrogen, verdrogen
desiccate {v} (to preserve by drying)  :: drogen
design {n} (art of designing)  :: vormgeving
design {n} (pattern)  :: dessin
design {n} (plan)  :: ontwerp {n}
designated driver {n} (Individual not drinking for the purpose of driving their companions home)  :: bob
designation {n} (distinguishing mark or name)  :: benaming
designer {n} (person who designs)  :: ontwerper {m}, designer {m}
desinential inflection {n} (ʾiʿrāb) SEE: ʾiʿrāb  ::
desirability {n} (state of being desirable)  :: wenselijkheid {f}
desirable {adj} (suitable to be desired)  :: wenselijk
desire {n} (something wished for)  :: verlangen {n}, wens {m}
desire {n} (strong attraction)  :: begeerte {f}
desk {n} (lectern) SEE: lectern  ::
desk {n} (table for writing and reading)  :: bureau {n}, schrijftafel {f}, schrijfberd {n}
desktop {n} (a desktop computer)  :: desktop {m}
desktop {n} (on-screen background)  :: bureaublad {n}, desktop {m}
despair {v} (to be hopeless)  :: wanhopen
desperate {adj} (filled with despair)  :: wanhopig, vertwijfeld, radeloos, hopeloos, desperaat
desperate {adj}  :: wanhopig, vertwijfeld, radeloos, hopeloos, desperaat
desperately {adv} (in a desperate manner)  :: wanhopig
despicable {adj} (deserving to be despised)  :: verachtelijk, verfoeilijk, afschuwelijk
despise {v} (to regard with contempt or scorn)  :: verachten
despite {prep} (in spite of)  :: ondanks
despondence {n} (despondency) SEE: despondency  ::
despondency {n} (a feeling of depression or disheartenment)  :: wanhoop {m}, radeloosheid {m}
despondency {n} (loss of hope or confidence)  :: wanhoop {m}, radeloosheid {m}
despondent {adj} (in low spirits from loss of hope or courage)  :: moedeloos, wanhopig, neergeslagen, hopeloos
dessert {n} (sweet confection served as the last course of a meal)  :: dessert {n}, nagerecht {n}, toetje {n}
destabilise {v} (destabilize) SEE: destabilize  ::
destabilize {v} (to make something unstable)  :: destabiliseren
destalinization {n} (process of discrediting and the reforming the policies of Joseph Stalin)  :: destalinisatie {f}
destination {n} (the place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent)  :: bestemming
destiny {n} (predetermined condition; fate; fixed order of things)  :: lot {n}
destroy {v} ((colloquial) to defeat soundly)  :: verpulveren, vernietigen
destroy {v} ((computing) to remove data (e.g., from memory))  :: wissen
destroy {v} (to cause destruction)  :: vernielen
destroy {v} (to damage beyond use or repair)  :: vernietigen, vernielen, verwoesten, kapot maken, slopen
destroy {v} (to neutralize)  :: kapot maken, vernielen, tenietdoen
destroy {v} (to put down or euthanize (e.g. an animal))  :: afmaken, laten inslapen
destruct {v} (to cause the destruction of)  :: vernietigen, slopen
destruction {n} (act of destroying)  :: vernietiging {f}
destructive {adj} (causing destruction; damaging)  :: destructief, destructieve, verwoestend, verwoestende
desulfurize {v} (to remove the sulfur)  :: ontzwavelen
desultory {adj} (jumping, or passing, from one thing or subject to another, without order or rational connection)  :: onsamenhangend
detachment {n} (impartiallity)  :: onpartijdigheid
detachment {n} (indifference)  :: afstandelijkheid, gereserveerdheid
detachment {n} (military unit)  :: detachering, detachement
detachment {n} (separation)  :: scheiding, losraking
detail {n} (military: temporary unit)  :: detachement {n}
detail {n} (plural: personal information)  :: persoonsgegevens {n-p}
detail {n} (something considered trivial enough to ignore)  :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
detail {n} (something small enough to escape casual notice)  :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
detail {n} (uncountable: a profusion of details)  :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
detail {v} (to explain in detail)  :: gedetailleerd uitleggen, detailleren, gedetailleerd beschrijven
detail {v} (US (?): to clean carefully (particularly a car))  :: uitgebreid schoonmaken
detailed {adj} (characterized by attention to detail and thoroughness of treatment)  :: gedetailleerd
detain {v} (put under custody)  :: detineren
detect {v} (to discover or find by careful search, examination, or probing)  :: detecteren
detectable {adj} (That which can be detected)  :: detecteerbaar
detective {n} (person employed to find information)  :: detective {m}, speurder {m}
detective {n} (police officer who looks for evidence)  :: rechercheur {m}, speurder {m}
detention {n}  :: hechtenis {f}
deter {v} (to persuade someone not to do something)  :: ontmoedigen
deter {v} (to prevent something from happening)  :: verhinderen
detergent {n} (any non-soap cleaning agent, especially a synthetic surfactant)  :: wasmiddel, reinigingsmiddel
deteriorate {v} (grow worse)  :: verslechteren
deteriorate {v} (make worse)  :: verslechteren, slechter maken
determine {v} (to ascertain definitely)  :: bepalen
determine {v} (to set the limits of)  :: vaststellen
determiner {n} (class of words)  :: determinator {m}
determiner {n} (dependent function in a noun phrase)  :: determinator {m}
determiner {n} (something that determines)  :: aanwijzer {m}
determinism {n} (notion in ethics)  :: determinisme {n}
deterrence {n}  :: afschrikking {f}
deterrent {adj} (serving to deter)  :: afschrikkend, ontradend
deterrent {n} (Something that deters)  :: afschrik {m}
detest {v} (to dislike)  :: verafschuwen
detonator {n} (device used to detonate an explosive device)  :: detonator {m}, ontsteker {m}
detour {n} (diversion or deviation)  :: omleiding {f}, omweg {m}
detour {v} (intransitive: to make a detour)  :: omlopen, omrijden etc.
detour {v} (transitive: to direct or send on a detour)  :: omleiden
detox {n} (detoxification)  :: ontwenningskuur
detriment {n} (harm, hurt, damage)  :: schade {n}, schadelijk
detrimental {adj} (causing damage or harm)  :: schadelijk
detritus {n}  :: afval, puin
dette {n} (debt) SEE: debt  ::
deuce {n} (playing card)  :: twee {f}
deuterium {n} (isotope of hydrogen, see also: heavy hydrogen)  :: deuterium {n}
deuteron {n} (tritium nucleus)  :: deuteron {m}, deuteriumkern {m}
Deuteronomy {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Deuteronomium
devastation {n} (act of devastating or state of being devastated)  :: verwoesting {f}
develop {v} (to bring out photographic images)  :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to create)  :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to progress)  :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to progress through stages)  :: zich ontwikkelen, uitgroeien
developer {n} (liquid used in chemical film processing)  :: ontwikkelaar {m}
developer {n} (real estate developer)  :: promotor {m}, projectontwikkelaar {m}
developer {n} (software programmer)  :: [-analist] programmeur {m}
developer {n} (someone engaged product creation and improvement)  :: ontwikkelaar {m}, ontwerper {m}
development {n} (process of developing)  :: ontwikkeling
deviance {n} (person or thing that differs from the expected)  :: buitenbeentje
deviance {n} (variation from expected behavior or form)  :: afwijking
deviant {adj} (of or pertaining to a deviation)  :: afwijkend
deviant {n} (person who deviates)  :: afwijkeling {m}, afvallige
deviant {n} (thing that deviates)  :: afwijkeling {m}
deviate {v} (To go off course from; to change course; to change plans)  :: afwijken
deviation {n} (act of deviating)  :: afwijken
device {n} (piece of equipment)  :: toestel, apparaat
device driver {n} (software that communicates between operating system and hardware)  :: stuurprogramma {n}
devil {n} (a creature of hell)  :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (bad part of the conscience)  :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (dust devil) SEE: dust devil  ::
devil {n} (euphemistically, with an article: Hell (as an intensifier))  :: verduiveld
devil {n} (in Christian Science, an evil or erring entity)  :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him)  :: duivel {m}, duvel {m} [informal]
devil {n} (the devil: the chief devil)  :: de duivel {m}
devil {n} (thing that is awkward or difficult to understand)  :: harde noot {f}
devil {n} (wicked or naughty person)  :: duivel {m}, deugniet {m}
devil {v} (annoy or bother)  :: beduvelen, pesten, plagen
devil {v} (grill with cayenne pepper)  :: peperen
devilish {adj} (extreme, excessive)  :: deksels, duivels, verduiveld
devilish {adj} (resembling or characteristic of a devil)  :: duivels, diabolisch, satanisch
devilish {adv} (devilishly) SEE: devilishly  ::
devil is in the details {proverb} (idiom)  :: de duivel zit in de details
devilment {n} (devilish action or conduct; mischief)  :: duivelse streek,boosaardigheid
devil's advocate {n} (debater)  :: advocaat van de duivel
devious {adj} (Deviating; not straightforward, not honest, not frank; not standard)  :: heimelijk, onoprecht, kronkelend
devolution {n} (a rolling down)  :: neergang
devote {v} (to commit oneself for a certain matter)  :: wijden, toewijden
devour {v} (to eat greedily)  :: verslinden, schransen, , vreten
dew {n} (moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc)  :: dauw {m}
Dewar {n} (dewar) SEE: dewar  ::
Dewar flask {n} (dewar) SEE: dewar  ::
Dewar vessel {n} (dewar) SEE: dewar  ::
dew point {n} (temperature)  :: dauwpunt
dewy {adj} (covered by dew)  :: dauwig, bedauwd
dexterity {n} (skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands)  :: handigheid
dharma {n} (principle that orders the universe)  :: dharma
Dhivehi {prop} (an Indo-Aryan language)  :: Divehi
diabetes {n} (A group of metabolic diseases)  :: diabetes {m}, suikerziekte
diabetes {n} (diabetes insipidus) SEE: diabetes insipidus  ::
diabetes mellitus {n} (medical disorder)  :: suikerziekte {f}
diachronic {adj} (changing with time)  :: diachronisch
diachronic linguistics {n} (historical linguistics) SEE: historical linguistics  ::
diacritic {adj} (denoting a distinguishing mark) SEE: diacritical  ::
diacritic {adj} (distinguishing) SEE: diacritical  ::
diaeresis {n} (diacritic placed over a vowel letter)  :: trema {n}
diagenesis {n} (all the chemical, physical, and biological changes sediment goes through during and after lithification)  :: diagenese
diagnosis {n} (identification of the nature and cause of an illness)  :: diagnose {f}
diagnostic {adj} (of, or relating to diagnosis)  :: diagnostisch
diagonal {adj} (geometry: joining two nonadjacent vertices)  :: diagonaal
diagonal {adj} (having a slanted or oblique direction)  :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (geometry: diagonal line or plane)  :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (line or cut across a fabric)  :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (something arranged diagonally or obliquely)  :: diagonaal
diagonal matrix {n} (type of matrix)  :: diagonaalmatrix
diagram {n} (plan, drawing, sketch or outline to show workings or parts relationships)  :: diagram {n}
dialect {n} (variety of a language)  :: dialect {n}
dialectology {n} (the study of dialects)  :: dialectologie {f}
dialog {n} (computing: dialogue box)  :: dialoogvenster {n}
dialog {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals)  :: dialoog {m}
dialog {n} (literary form resembling a conversation)  :: dialoog {m}
dialog {n} (verbal part of a literary or dramatic work)  :: dialoog {m}
dialog {v} (discuss)  :: dialogeren, discussiëren, kortsluiten
dialogue {n} (computing: dialogue box)  :: dialoogvenster {n}
dialogue {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals)  :: dialoog {m}, gesprek {n}
dialogue {n} (literary form resembling a conversation)  :: dialoog {m}
dialogue {n} (verbal part of a literary or dramatic work)  :: dialoog {m}
dialogue {v} (discuss)  :: dialogeren, discussiëren, kortsluiten
dialysis {n} (haemodialysis) SEE: haemodialysis  ::
diamagnetic {adj} (exhibiting diamagentism)  :: diamagnetisch
diamagnetism {n} (weak form of magnetism)  :: diamagnetisme {n}
diamantiferous {adj} (yielding diamonds) SEE: diamondiferous  ::
diameter {n} (length of this line)  :: diameter {m}, doorsnede {m} {f}
diameter {n} (line)  :: middellijn {c}
diamond {n} (diamond ring) SEE: diamond ring  ::
diamond {n} (gemstone)  :: diamant {m}
diamond {n} (rhombus) SEE: rhombus  ::
diamond {n} (uncountable: mineral)  :: diamant
diamond {v} (to adorn with diamonds)  :: inleggen met diamant
diamonds {n} (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♦)  :: ruiten {f-p}
Diaoyu Islands {prop} (Senkaku Islands) SEE: Senkaku Islands  ::
diaper {n} (absorbent garment worn by a baby, or by someone who is incontinent)  :: luier
diaperhood {n} (period of wearing diapers)  :: luiertijd {m}, babytijd {m}
diaper rash {n} (rash in the diaper area) SEE: nappy rash  ::
diaphanous {adj} (of a fine, almost transparent texture)  :: ragfijn
diaphanous {adj} (Transparent; allowing light to pass through; capable of being seen through)  :: doorzichtig, doorschijnend
diaphoneme {n} (abstract phonological unit denoting all the dialectal variations of a phoneme)  :: diafoneem {n}
diaphragm {n} (anatomy: sheet of muscle separating thorax from abdomen)  :: middenrif {n}
diaphragm {n} (mechanics: flexible membrane)  :: diafragma {n}, membraan {n}
diarrhea {n} (medical condition)  :: diarree
diary {n} (daily log of experiences)  :: dagboek
Diaspora {prop} (dispersion of a group of people)  :: diaspora
diatom {n} (grouping of minute algae)  :: kiezelwier, diatomee
diazepam {n} (minor tranquillizer)  :: diazepam
dibbler {n} (Parantechinus apicalis)  :: gespikkelde buidelmuis, dibbler
dice {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance) SEE: die  ::
dice {v} (to cut into small cubes)  :: in blokjes snijden
dice snake {n} (Natrix tessellata)  :: dobbelsteenslang, dambordslang
dicey {adj} (fraught with danger)  :: gevaarlijk, bedreigend
dicey {adj} (of uncertain, risky outcome)  :: onzeker, riskant
dichotomy {n} (cutting in two)  :: dichotomie, tweedeling
dick {n} (highly contemptible person)  :: lul {m}
dick {n} (slang: penis)  :: lul {m}, pik {m}, piemel {m}, leuter
dickhead {n} ((slang) glans penis)  :: eikel {m}
dickhead {n} ((slang) stupid person)  :: eikel {m}
dictaphone {n} (dictation machine) SEE: dictation machine  ::
dictation {n} (the process of speaking for someone else to write down the words)  :: dictee {n}
dictator {n} (totalitarian leader of a dictatorship)  :: dictator {m}
dictatorship {n} (a government led by a dictator)  :: dictatuur {f}
diction {n} (clarity of word choice)  :: dictie {f}
dictionary {n} (publication that explains the meanings of an ordered list of words)  :: woordenboek {n}
didgeridoo {n} (Australian musical instrument)  :: didgeridoo {m}
die {n} (cubical part of a pedestal)  :: voet {m}, plint {f}
die {n} (device for cutting into a specified shape)  :: mal {f}, matrijs {f}, vorm {f}
die {n} (embossed device used in stamping)  :: stempel {m}
die {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance)  :: dobbelsteen {m}, teerling {m} [archaic]
die {v} (to become spiritually dead)  :: sterven
die {v} (to be cut off from family or friends)  :: sterven
die {v} (to be mortified or shocked)  :: sterven
die {v} (to break down)  :: het laten afweten, het opgeven
die {v} (to stop living)  :: doodgaan, sterven, overlijden
dieldrin {n} (cyclodiene insecticide)  :: dieldrin
dieresis {n} (diacritic) SEE: diaeresis  ::
diesel {n} (fuel)  :: diesel {m}
diesel engine {n} (a type of engine)  :: dieselmotor
diesel motor {n} (diesel engine) SEE: diesel engine  ::
diet {n} (controlled regimen of food)  :: dieet {n}
diet {n} (council of leaders)  :: parlement {n}, rijksdag {m}
diet {n} (food a person or animal consumes)  :: dieet {n}
dietary fibre {n} (undigested substance)  :: voedingsvezel
differ {v} (not to have the same characteristics)  :: verschillen, afwijken
difference {n} (arithmetic: result of a subtraction)  :: verschil {n}
difference {n} (characteristic of something that makes it different from something else)  :: verschil {n}, onderscheid {n}
difference {n} (disagreement or argument about something important)  :: meningsverschil
difference {n} (quality of being different)  :: verschil {n}
difference {v} (to distinguish or differentiate)  :: differentiëren, onderscheiden
difference equation {n} (recurrence relation) SEE: recurrence relation  ::
different {adj} (not the same)  :: verschillend, anders, ongelijk
different {adj} (unlike most others)  :: anders
different as chalk and cheese {adj} (different)  :: het verschil van dag en nacht {n}
differential {n} (differential gear) SEE: differential gear  ::
differential calculus {n} (calculus that deals with instantaneous rates of change)  :: differentiaalrekening {f}
differential equation {n} (equation involving the derivatives of a function)  :: differentiaalvergelijking
differentiate {v} (biology: to produce distinct organs or to achieve specific functions)  :: differentiëren
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the derivative)  :: afleiden
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the differential)  :: differentiëren
differentiate {v} (to perceive the difference)  :: onderscheiden, differentiëren, discrimineren
differentiate {v} (to show or be the distinction)  :: zich onderscheiden
difficult {adj} (hard, not easy)  :: lastig, moeilijk
difficulty {n} (obstacle)  :: hindernis {f}
difficulty {n} (state of being difficult)  :: moeilijkheid {f}
diffidence {n} (The state of being diffident, timid or shy; reticence or self-effacement)  :: Verlegenheid, terughoudendheid, bescheidenheid
diffident {adj} (distrustful)  :: onbetrouwbaar
diffident {adj} (lacking confidence in one's self)  :: onzeker
diffraction grating {n} (surface having a large number of closely spaced lines or slits)  :: tralie {f}
dig {n} (archeological investigation)  :: opgraving {f}
dig {v} (to move hard-packed earth out of the way)  :: graven, delven
digamma {n} (letter of the Old Greek alphabet)  :: digamma {m} {f}
digest {n} (compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged)  :: compendium {n}, overzicht {n}
digest {n} (magazine of abridged articles)  :: compendium {n}, overzicht {n}
digest {v} (to distribute or arrange methodically)  :: ordenen
digest {v} (to separate food in the alimentary canal)  :: verteren
digest {v} (to think over and arrange methodically in the mind)  :: overdenken
digest {v} (to undergo digestion)  :: verteren
digestible {adj} (capable of being digested)  :: verteerbaar
digestion {n} (assimilation and understanding of ideas)  :: verwerven {n}, verwerving {f}, assimilatie {f}
digestion {n} (process in gastrointestinal tract)  :: spijsvertering {f}, vertering {f}
digestion {n} (processing of decay in organic matter assisted by microorganisms)  :: vertering {f}, verteren {n}
digestive system {n} (system of organs)  :: maag-darmstelsel {n}
digger {n} (gold miner) SEE: gold digger  ::
digger {n} (large piece of machinery)  :: graafmachine
digger {n} (nickname for a friend) SEE: bugger  ::
digger {n} (one who digs)  :: graver
digger {n} (spade (playing card)) SEE: spade  ::
digit {n} (finger or toe)  :: vinger {m} (finger), teen {m} (toe)
digit {n} (numeral)  :: cijfer {n}
digit {n} (slang: one's phone number)  :: nummer {n}
digital {adj} (having to do or performed with a finger)  :: vinger-
digital {adj} (of or relating to computers)  :: digitaal
digital {adj} (representing discrete values)  :: discreet
digital camera {n} (electronic camera)  :: digitale camera {m}
digitalize {v} (make digital)  :: digitaliseren
dignify {v} (to honor)  :: vereren
dignitary {n} (important or influential person)  :: hoogwaardigheidsbekleder {m}, hoogwaardigheidsbekleedster {f}
dignity {n} (formality, stateliness)  :: plechtigheid {c}
dignity {n} (high office or rank)  :: waardigheid {c}
dignity {n} (quality or state)  :: waardigheid {c}
digraph {n} (computing: two-character sequence)  :: digraaf {c}
digraph {n} (directed graph) SEE: directed graph  ::
digraph {n} (pair of letters)  :: digraaf {c}
digress {v} (to deviate)  :: afdwalen
digs {n} (lodgings) SEE: lodgings  ::
Dijon {prop} (city in Burgundy)  :: Dijon
dike {n} (barrier to prevent flooding)  :: dijk {m}
dike {n} (ditch and bank running alongside each other)  :: sloot {f}
dike {n} (ditch) SEE: ditch  ::
dike {n} (lesbian) SEE: dyke  ::
dilapidated {adj} (having fallen into a state of disrepair)  :: verloederd, verwaarloosd, vervallen
dilapidation {n} ((law) the act of dilapidating, damaging a building or structure through neglect or by intention)  :: verloedering, verwaarlozing, verstoring, verval {n}
dilapidation {n} (the state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined)  :: bouwvalligheid, verkrotting, verloedering, verval {n}
dilate {v} (To become wider or larger; to expand)  :: uitzetten {p}
dilate {v} (To enlarge; to make bigger)  :: dilatatie
dilation {n} (delay) SEE: delay  ::
dildo {n} (artificial phallus)  :: dildo {m}, vibrator {m}
dilemma {n} (circumstance in which a choice must be made between two alternatives)  :: dilemma {n}
dilettante {adj} (pertaining to or like a dilettante)  :: dilettantisch
dilettante {n} (amateur)  :: liefhebber {m}, amateur {m}
dilettante {n} (person who enjoys the arts, regardless of expertise)  :: kunstliefhebber {m}, [e] dilettant
dilettante {n} (person with a general but superficial interest)  :: liefhebber {m}, amateur {m}
diligence {n} (conscientiousness or determination or perseverance when doing something)  :: toewijding {f}, vasthoudendheid {f}
diligence {n} ((religion) One of the seven contrary virtues, opposite the vice of sloth)  :: moed {f}, sterkte {f}, vasthoudendheid {f}, standvastigheid {f}
diligent {adj} (performing with intense concentration, focus, responsible regard)  :: ijverig, vlijtig, toegewijd
dill {n} (fool) SEE: fool  ::
dill {n} (herb of the species Anethum graveolens)  :: dille {m}
diluent {n} (diluent)  :: verdunner {m}
dilute {v} (to add more of a solvent to a solution; especially to add more water)  :: verdunnen
dim {adj} (indistinct)  :: vaag
dim {adj} (not bright, not colourful)  :: donker, schemerachtig, schemerig, mat
dim {adj} (not smart)  :: dom
dim {v} (to make something less bright)  :: verduisteren, dimmen, afblinden
dime a dozen {adj} (so common as to be practically worthless)  :: dertien in een dozijn
dimension {n} (in physics)  :: dimensie {f}
dimension {n} (measure of spatial extent)  :: dimensie {f}, afmeting {f}
dimensional lumber {n} (dimension lumber) SEE: dimension lumber  ::
dimensional stone {n} (dimension stone) SEE: dimension stone  ::
diminish {v} (To become smaller)  :: afnemen, verkleinen
diminish {v} (To make smaller)  :: verkleinen, verminderen
diminish {v} (To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone)  :: verlagen
diminutive {adj} (serving to diminish)  :: verkleinend
diminutive {adj} (very small)  :: klein
diminutive {n} (grammar: word form expressing smallness)  :: verkleinwoord {n}, diminutief {n}
dimple {n} (skin depression, especially at corners of the mouth)  :: kuiltje {n}
dimple {n} (small depression or indentation in generic surface)  :: bult, gaatje {n}
dimple {v} (create a dimple in)  :: blutsen, indeuken, deuken
din {n} (loud noise)  :: lawaai, geschreeuw
Dinah {prop} (female given name) SEE: Dina  ::
dine {v} (to eat; to eat dinner or supper)  :: dineren
ding-dong ditch {v} (ringing someone's door bell and running away)  :: belletje trekken, belletje lellen
dingleberry {n} (cranberry) SEE: cranberry  ::
dingo {n} (wild dog native to Australia)  :: dingo {m}
dining room {n} (room, in a home or hotel, where meals are eaten)  :: eetkamer de
dink {v} (sports)  :: lobben
dinner {n} (a formal meal)  :: dinee {n}
dinner {n} (a meal given to an animal)  :: voer
dinner {n} (main meal of the day)  :: avondeten {n}, avondmaaltijd {m}, avondmaal {n}, eten {n}
dinner {n} (midday meal)  :: middageten {n}, middagmaaltijd {m}, middagmaal {n}, lunch {m}
dinner hour {n} (the hour when dinner takes place) SEE: dinnertime  ::
dinner jacket {n} (tuxedo) SEE: tuxedo  ::
dinner plate {n} (dinnerplate) SEE: dinnerplate  ::
dinnertime {n} (mid-day break) SEE: lunchtime  ::
dinosaur {n} (extinct reptile)  :: dinosaurus {m}
diocese {n} (region administered by a bishop)  :: bisdom, diocees {n}, diocese {f}
diode {n} (electronic device)  :: diode {f}
dioptase {n} (Mineral)  :: dioptaas
diopter {n} (alidide) SEE: alidide  ::
diopter {n} (speculum) SEE: speculum  ::
dioxide {n} (any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule)  :: dioxide {n}
diphallasparatus {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia  ::
diphallic terata {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia  ::
diphallus {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia  ::
diphthong {n} (complex vowel sound)  :: diftong {m}, tweeklank {m}
diploë {n} (thin layer of tissue)  :: diploë
diploid {adj} (of a cell, having a pair of each type of chromosome)  :: diploïd
diploma {n} (certificate)  :: diploma {n}
diplomacy {n} (art of conducting international relations)  :: diplomatie {f}
diplomacy {n} (tact and subtle skill in dealing with people)  :: diplomatie {f}
diplomat {n} (person who is accredited to represent a government)  :: diplomaat {m}
diplomat {n} (someone who uses skill and tact in dealing with other people)  :: diplomaat {m}
diplomatic {adj} (concerning relationships between governments)  :: diplomatiek
diplomatic relations {n} (diplomatic intercouse)  :: diplomatieke betrekkingen {f-p}
diplomatist {n} (diplomat) SEE: diplomat  ::
dipole {n} (dipole antenna) SEE: dipole antenna  ::
dipper {n} (bird)  :: waterspreeuw
dipper {n} (vessel)  :: pollepel
diptote {n} ((grammar) a noun which has only two cases)  :: diptoot {m}
diptych {n} (picture or series of pictures painted on two tablets)  :: diptiek {f}
diptych {n} (writing tablet consisting of two leaves of rigid material)  :: diptiek {f}
dire {adj} (expressing bad consequences)  :: gevaarlijk, vreselijk, sinister, verschrikkelijk
dire {adj} (warning of bad consequences)  :: onheilspellend, omineus
direct current {n} (electric current in which the electrons flow in one direction)  :: gelijkstroom {m}
directed graph {n} (type of graphs)  :: gerichte graaf {m}, digraaf {c}
direct flight {n} (a flight without changing aircraft)  :: directe vlucht {f}
direct free kick {n} (soccer)  :: rechtstreekse vrije trap {m}
direction {n} (indication of the point toward which an object is moving)  :: richting
directive {adj} (that directs)  :: wijzend
directive {n} (authoritative decision)  :: richtlijn {f}
directive {n} (form of legislative act addressed to the EU Member States)  :: richtlijn {f}
directive {n} (instruction or guideline)  :: instructie {f}, richtlijn {f}
directly {adv} (immediately) SEE: immediately  ::
directly {adv} (in a direct manner)  :: direct, rechtstreeks
directly {adv} (in a straightforward way)  :: direct, rechtuit
directly {adv} (plainly, without circumlocution or ambiguity)  :: direct, onomwonden, rechtuit
directly {adv} (soon; next; when it becomes convenient)  :: direct, dadelijk, zodadelijk, meteen, zo
directly {adv} (straightforwardly; honestly)  :: zondermeer, eerlijk, rechtuit
direct object {n} (the noun a verb is directly acting upon)  :: lijdend voorwerp {n}
director {n} (supervisor, manager)  :: directeur {m} {f}, regisseur {m}
directory {n} (list of names, addresses etc.)  :: [usually with an adjective to distinguish it from a tourist guide] gids {m}, repertorium {n}, telefoongids, Gouden gids, Witte gids
directory {n} (simulated folder)  :: folder {m}, map {f}
directory {n} (structured listing of files)  :: lijst {f}
direct product {n} (in category theory) SEE: categorical product  ::
direct product {n} (in set theory) SEE: Cartesian product  ::
directrix {n} (a female who directs) SEE: directress  ::
direct verb {n} (A verb that agrees in person and number with the subject of a clause, by conjugation)  :: persoonsvorm {m}
dire straits {n} (difficult position)  :: in het nauw
dire wolf {n} (extinct canine)  :: reuzenwolf {m}
dirge {n} (a mournful poem or piece of music composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.)  :: lijkzang {m}, treurzang {m}
dirigible {n} (a self-propelled airship that can be steered)  :: luchtschip {n}
dirty {adj} (covered with or containing dirt)  :: vuil, smerig, vies
dirty {adj} (dishonourable, violating standards or rules)  :: vuil, smerig, grof, oneerlijk
dirty {adj} (illegal, improper)  :: vuil, oneerlijk
dirty {adj} (morally unclean, obscene or indecent)  :: vuil, vulgair, obsceen, schunnig
dirty {adj} (of color: discolored by impurities)  :: vuil
dirty {v} (to make dirty)  :: bevuilen
dis {n} (diss) SEE: diss  ::
dis {v} (diss) SEE: diss  ::
disable {v} (to deactivate a function of an electronical or mechanical device)  :: uitschakelen, deactiveren
disable {v} (to render unable; to take away the ability)  :: onmogelijk maken
disabled {adj} (having a physical disability)  :: gehandicapt, invalide, mindervalide
disabled {adj} (made incapable of use or action)  :: onklaar
disabled {n} (The people who are disabled, regarded as a social class)  :: invaliden, [no indefinite article] gehandicapten
disabuse {v} (free of a misconception)  :: ontdoen, terugbrengen van een dwaling, uit de droom helpen
disadvantage {n} (weakness)  :: nadeel {n}
disadvantaged {adj} (lacking an advantage relative to another)  :: kansarm
disagree {v} (not correspond)  :: niet overeenkomen, niet overeenstemmen
disagree {v} (not harmonize)  :: het niet eens zijn , het oneens zijn
disagreeable {adj} (not agreeable, unsuitable)  :: onaangenaam
disagreement {n} (A condition of not agreeing or concurring)  :: niet in overeenstemming
disagreement {n} (An argument or debate)  :: verschil van mening, meningsverschil
disallow {v} (to refuse to allow)  :: niet toestaan, verbieden
disallow {v} (to reject as invalid, untrue, or improper)  :: afkeuren
disambiguate {v} (remove ambiguities)  :: desambigueren
disambiguation {n} (removal of ambiguity)  :: desambiguatie
disappear {v} (to make vanish)  :: laten verdwijnen
disappear {v} (to vanish)  :: verdwijnen
disappearance {n} (action of disappearing or vanishing)  :: verdwijning
disappoint {v} (to displease)  :: teleurstellen
disappointed {adj} (defeated of hope or expectation)  :: teleurgesteld
disappointing {adj} (that disappoints or disappoint)  :: teleurstellende
disappointment {n} (circumstance)  :: tegenvaller, tegenslag
disappointment {n} (emotion)  :: teleurstelling {f}
disapprove {v} (to condemn)  :: afkeuren
disapprove {v} (to refuse to approve) SEE: reject  ::
disapproving {v} (present participle of disapprove)  :: afkeurend
disarm {v} (to deprive of arms)  :: ontwapenen
disarm {v} (to deprive of the means or the disposition to harm)  :: ontwapenen
disarmament {n} (the reduction of military forces and armaments)  :: ontwapening
disarray {n} (Want of array or regular order)  :: wanorde
disarray {v} (To take off the dress of; to unrobe)  :: uitkleden
disarray {v} (To throw into disorder; to break the array of)  :: verstoren, verwarren
disassemble {v} (to take to pieces)  :: demonteren
disaster {n} (unexpected catastrophe causing physical damage, etc.)  :: ramp {c}
disaster {n} (unforeseen event causing great loss, etc.)  :: ramp {c}
disastrous {adj} (foreboding disaster; ill-omened)  :: onheilspellend, sinister
disastrous {adj} (of the nature of a disaster; calamitous)  :: rampzalig, catastrofaal, rampspoedig
disastrously {adv} (in a disastrous way)  :: rampzalig
disavow {v} (to deny or show the contrary of)  :: ontkennen
disavow {v} (to refuse to own or acknowledge)  :: verloochenen
disband {v} (to break up or cause to cease to exist)  :: ontbinden
disburse {v} (to pay out)  :: uitbetalen
disc {n} (a thin, flat, circular plate)  :: schijf {f}
disc {n} (a vinyl phonograph / gramophone record)  :: plaat {f}
disc {n} (intervertebral disc)  :: discus {m}
disc {n} (something resembling a disk)  :: schijf {f}
discharge {v} ((electricity) the act of releasing an accumulated charge)  :: ontladen
discharge {v} (to accomplish or complete, as an obligation)  :: voltooien
disciple {n} (a person who learns from another, especially one who then teaches others)  :: discipel {m}
Disciple {n} (one of the twelve disciples of Jesus)  :: apostel
discipline {n} (category in which a certain activity belongs)  :: discipline, branche, tak
discipline {n} (controlled behaviour, self-control)  :: discipline, (zelf)beheersing
discipline {n} (punishment)  :: discipline, tuchtiging, tuchtstraf
discipline {n} (specific branch or knowledge or learning)  :: discipline, branche
discipline {v} (to impose order on someone)  :: disciplineren, temmen
discipline {v} (to punish someone in order to (re)gain control)  :: disciplineren, tuchtigen
discipline {v} (to teach someone to obey authority)  :: disciplineren, temmen
discipline {v} (to train someone by instruction and practice)  :: drillen
disclose {v} (make known)  :: onthullen, ontsluieren, bekendmaken, vrijgeven
disclose {v} (open up) SEE: open up  ::
disclose {v} (physically expose to view)  :: onthullen, ontsluieren
discombobulate {v} (to befuddle)  :: in de war schoppen, verstoren
disconcert {v} (bring into confusion)  :: verstoren, verwarren, in de war brengen
disconcert {v} (frustrate)  :: doorkruisen, verstoren, verijdelen
disconcert {v} (upset the composure)  :: verstoren, verwarren, in de war brengen
disconcerting {adj} (ending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting)  :: verontrustend, zorgwekkend
disconnect {n} (lack of connection or accord) SEE: mismatch  ::
disconnect {n} (switch used to isolate a portion of an electrical circuit) SEE: disconnector  ::
disconnected {adj} (math: not connected)  :: onsamenhangend
disconsolate {adj} (cheerless, dreary)  :: mistroostig
disconsolate {adj} (inconsolable)  :: troosteloos
discontent {n} (dissatisfaction) SEE: dissatisfaction  ::
discontention {n} (discontent) SEE: discontent  ::
discontinuity {n} (lack of continuity)  :: discontinuïteit {f}
discontinuity {n} (subterranean interface)  :: discontinuïteit {f}
discord {n} (harsh or confused sound)  :: kabaal {n}
discord {n} (lack of agreement)  :: onenigheid {f}
discord {n} (musical dissonance)  :: kakofonie {f}
discord {n} (strife resulting from lack of agreement; dissension)  :: tweedracht {f}
discotheque {n} (nightclub)  :: discotheek {f}
discount {n} (reduction in price)  :: korting {c}
discourage {v} (to dishearten)  :: ontmoedigen
discourage {v} (to persuade somebody not to do something)  :: ontraden, afraden om
discouragement {n} (anything that discourages)  :: ontmoediger {m}
discouragement {n} (the act of discouraging)  :: ontmoediging {f}
discourse {n} (expression in (spoken or written) words)  :: betoog {n}, discussie, gesprek {n}, conversatie, uiting
discourse {n} (formal lengthy exposition of some subject)  :: betoog {n}, verhandeling, discours {n}
discourse {n} (rational expression, reason)  :: rede
discourse {n} (verbal exchange or conversation)  :: conversatie, gesprek {n}, gedachtenwisseling
discourse {v} (engage in discussion or conversation)  :: converseren, spreken
discourse {v} (to debate)  :: bespreken
discourse {v} (write or speak formally and at length)  :: betogen, een betoog houden , een rede(voering) houden
discourteous {adj} (impolite)  :: onhoffelijk
discover {v} (expose something previously covered)  :: blootleggen, onthullen
discover {v} (find something for the first time)  :: ontdekken
discovery {n} (something discovered)  :: ontdekking {f}, vinding {f}
discovery {n} (the discovering of new things)  :: ontdekking {f}
discreet {adj} (respectful of privacy or secrecy; quiet; diplomatic)  :: discreet
discrepancy {n} (discrepant state)  :: discrepantie {f}
discrepancy {n} (inconsistency)  :: discrepantie {f}
discretion {n} (the quality of being discreet or circumspect)  :: discretie {f}
discretize {v} (convert continuous space into discrete space)  :: discretiseren
discursive {adj} (using reason and argument rather than intuition)  :: redenerend
discus {n} (athletics sport of throwing the discus)  :: discuswerpen {n}
discus {n} (round plate-like object for throwing)  :: discus {m}
discus fish {n} (fish from the genus Symphysodon)  :: discusvis
discuss {v} (to converse or debate concerning a particular topic)  :: overleggen, discussiëren, debatteren, bediscussiëren, bepraten, bespreken
discussion {n} (conversation or debate)  :: bespreking {f}, discussie {f}
disdain {n} (feeling of contempt or scorn)  :: ongenoegen, verachting {f}
disdain {v} (to regard with strong contempt)  :: minachten, versmaden
disease {n} (an abnormal condition of the body causing discomfort or dysfunction)  :: ziekte {f}
disembark {v} (to go ashore, to leave a train or airplane)  :: van boord gaan, ontschepen
disembowel {v} (to take or let out the bowels)  :: ontdarmen, ontweiden
disenfranchised {adj} (Not represented)  :: niet vertegenwoordigd
disenfranchisement {n} (explicit or implicit revocation of, or failure to grant the right to vote)  :: Ontzetting uit een recht {m}, Ontneming van het kiesrecht
disequilibrium {n} (the loss of equilibrium or stability)  :: onevenwichtigheid, desequilibrium, labiliteit, wankelbaarheid
disgruntled {adj} (unhappy, dissatisfied)  :: misnoegd, ontevreden, ontstemd
disgruntlement {n} (The state of being disgruntled)  :: ontevredenheid
disguise {n} (attire to hide/assume an identity)  :: vermomming {f}, mom {n}
disguise {v} (to change the appearance)  :: (zich) vermommen, verhullen
disguise {v} (to prevent revealing something secret)  :: verbergen, verhullen, maskeren
disgust {n} (an intense dislike or repugnance)  :: afschuw {m}
disgusting {adj} (repulsive, distasteful)  :: walgelijk, afschuwelijk
dish {n} (contents of such a vessel )  :: bord {n}, gerecht {n}
dish {n} (slang: sexually attractive person )  :: stoot {f}
dish {n} (specific type of food )  :: gerecht {n}
dish {n} (tableware to be/being washed )  :: vaat {m}
dish {n} (vessel for holding/serving food )  :: bord {n}, taloor {f} (only in Flanders and only in dialect)
dishcloth {n} (for drying)  :: [Flanders] keukenhanddoek {m}, vaatdoek {m}
dishcloth {n} (for washing)  :: [Flanders] schotelvod {m}, vaatdoek {m}
dishearten {v} (discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage)  :: ontmoedigen
dishes {n} (dishwashing)  :: afwas {m}
dishonor {n} (dishonour) SEE: dishonour  ::
dishonor {v} (dishonour) SEE: dishonour  ::
dish out {v} (to put (food) on to a dish)  :: opdienen, dienen, dissen (only in very specific context or expressions, dis is an old word for dining table, so it literally means: put on the table), opdissen (only in very specific context or expressions)
dishtowel {n} (a cloth or towel used to dry dishes) SEE: tea towel  ::
dish up {v} (To serve cooked food)  :: opdienen
dishware {n} (crockery)  :: servies {n}
dishwasher {n} (machine)  :: vaatwasser {m}, vaatwasmachine {f}, afwasmachine {f}
dishwasher {n} (person)  :: afwasser {m} {f}
dishwashing {n} (dishwashing) SEE: dishes  ::
dishwashing {n} (dishwashing) SEE: washing-up  ::
disillusion {v} (to free or deprive of illusion; to disenchant)  :: ontgoochelen
disinfectant {n} (A substance which kills germs and/or viruses)  :: ontsmettingsmiddel
disinformation {n} (dissemination of intentionally false information)  :: desinformatie {f}
disingenuous {adj} (not noble; unbecoming true honor)  :: oneerlijk, onwaardig,onoprecht,achterbaks
disinherit {v} (to exclude from inheritance)  :: onterven
disintegrate {v} (break up into one's parts)  :: desintegreren, uiteenvallen
disintegrate {v} (cause to break into parts)  :: desintegreren, ontbinden, opbreken
disinvite {v} (to cancel an invitation) SEE: uninvite  ::
disjointed {adj} (not connected, coherent, or continuous)  :: onsamenhangend, als los zand
disk {n} (a computer's hard disk)  :: harde schijf, schijf {f}
disk {n} (a thin, flat, circular plate)  :: schijf {f}
disk {n} (something resembling a disk)  :: schijf {f}
diskindness {n} (unkindness) SEE: unkindness  ::
disk jockey {n} (person who selects and plays recorded music) SEE: disc jockey  ::
dislike {v} (not to like something)  :: een hekel hebben aan, [archaic] het land hebben aan
dislocate {v} (to dislodge a bone)  :: ontwrichten
dismantle {v} (divest)  :: uitkleden
dismantle {v} (take apart)  :: afbreken, demonteren, ontmantelen
dismay {n} (a sudden loss of courage)  :: teleurstelling
dismay {v} (to disable with alarm or apprehensions)  :: met wanhoop vervullen
dismay {v} (to render lifeless)  :: laten besterven
dismay {v} (to take dismay or fright)  :: angstig zijn
dismember {v} (remove limbs)  :: ontleding {f}
dismissal {n} (deprivation of office)  :: ontslag {n}
dismount {v} (to get off)  :: demonteer
dismountable {adj} (capable of being dismounted)  :: demonteerbaar
disobedience {n} (refusal to obey)  :: ongehoorzaamheid {f}
disobedient {adj} (not obedient)  :: ongehoorzaam
disorder {n} (physical or psychical malfunction)  :: stoornis {f}
disorder {n}  :: wanorde
disordered {adj} (chaotic)  :: onoverzichtelijk, chaotisch, wanordelijk
disorganized schizophrenia {n} (disorganized schizophrenia)  :: gedesorganiseerde schizofrenie {f}, hebefrene schizofrenie {f}
disown {v} (to refuse to own)  :: verloochenen, verstoten
disparage {n} (marriage)  :: getrouwd/huwelijk onder zijn/haar stand
disparage {v}  :: ridiculiseren
disparage {v} (to dishonor by a comparison)  :: onteren
disparage {v} (to match unequally)  :: vernederen
disparage {v} (to ridicule)  :: belachelijk maken
disparate {adj} (composed of inherently different elements)  :: duidelijk verschillend
disparity {n} (the state of being unequal; difference)  :: ongelijkheid, onevenredigheid
dispatch {v} (To send with promptness)  :: verzenden
dispel {v} (to drive away by scattering)  :: verjagen, verdrijven
dispensable {adj} (able to be done without; able to be expended; easily replaced)  :: misbaar, onnodig, overbodig
dispense {v} (To eliminate or do without)  :: afschaffen
dispense {v} (To issue, distribute, or put out)  :: uitgeven, uitdelen, verdelen
dispense {v} (To supply or make up a medicine or prescription)  :: doseren
dispersal {n} (the act or result of dispersing or scattering)  :: spreiding {f}
disperse {v} (to scatter)  :: verbreiden
dispirit {v} (Lower the morale of)  :: ontmoedigen
dispirited {adj} (without spirit) SEE: despondent  ::
display {n} (electronic screen)  :: display {n}, beeldscherm {n}
display {n} (spectacle)  :: spektakel {n}
disposable {adj} (that can be disposed of)  :: besteedbaar
disposition {n} (tendency or inclination)  :: gezindheid {f}
disprove {v} (to refute)  :: weerleggen, ontkrachten
dispute {n} (quarrel) SEE: quarrel  ::
disregard {n} (not paying attention or caring about)  :: verontachtzaming
disregard {v} (to ignore)  :: veronachtzamen, negeren
disrobe {v} (undress someone or something)  :: ontkleden, uitkleden
disrupt {v} (to interrupt or impede something)  :: onderbreken
disruption {n} (interruption)  :: onderbreking {f}, ontregeling {f}
diss {n} (insult or put-down)  :: diss [slang]
diss {v} (to put someone down or show verbal disrespect)  :: dissen [slang]
dissatisfaction {n} (unhappiness or discontent)  :: ontevredenheid {f}
dissatisfactory {adj} (causing dissatisfaction) SEE: unsatisfactory  ::
dissect {v} (to study a dead animal's anatomy by cutting it apart)  :: ontleden
disseminate {v} (transitive: to sow and scatter principles, etc. for propagation, like seed)  :: uitdragen
dissemination {n} (act of disseminating)  :: verspreiding {f}, verbreiding {f}
dissent {n} (disagreement with the ideas of an authority)  :: afwijking van mening
dissent {v} (to disagree)  :: van mening verschillen
dissenter {n} (someone who dissents)  :: dissident
dissertation {n} (formal exposition of a subject)  :: proefschrift {n}, [[[Flemish]]] thesis {f}, dissertatie {f}
dissident {n} (person who opposes the current political structure, group or laws)  :: dissident {m}
dissociate {v} (chemistry: to separate compounds into simpler parts)  :: scheiden
dissociate {v} (chemistry: to undergo dissociation)  :: zich scheiden, dissociëren
dissociate {v} (to make unrelated)  :: scheiden, afscheiden, zich distantiëren
dissociate {v} (to part, stop associating)  :: zich scheiden
dissociation {n} (act of dissociating)  :: dissociatie {f}, scheiding {f}
dissociation {n} (chemistry: process of breaking up)  :: dissociatie {f}
dissolute {adj} (dissolute)  :: losbandig
dissolve {n} (film punctuation)  :: fade-out
dissolve {v} (fade out) SEE: fade out  ::
dissolve {v} (intransitive: to be disintegrated into a solution by immersion)  :: oplossen
dissolve {v} (to disperse a group)  :: ontbinden, uiteendrijven
dissolve {v} (to resolve itself as by dissolution)  :: verdampen
dissolve {v} (to terminate a union of multiple members actively)  :: ontbinden, oplossen
dissolve {v} (transitive: to disintegrate into a solution by immersion)  :: oplossen
dissolvent {adj}  :: oplosbaar
dissuade {v} (convince not to try or do)  :: uit het hoofd praten, afbrengen van, afraden
distaff {n} (part of a spinning wheel)  :: rokken {n}, spinrokken {n}, spinstok {m}
distance {n} (amount of space between two points)  :: afstand {m}, eind {n}
distance {v} (move away)  :: verwijderen
distant {adj} (emotionally unresponsive)  :: afstandelijk
distant {adj} (far off)  :: ver, in de verte
distil {v} (to exude in small drops)  :: druppelsgewijs afscheiden
distil {v} (to make by means of distillation)  :: via distillatie vervaardigen , branden, stoken
distil {v} (to subject a substance to distillation)  :: distilleren
distil {v} (to trickle down in small drops)  :: afdruppelen, neerdruppelen, sijpelen
distil {v} (to undergo distillation)  :: gedistilleerd worden
distill {v} (exude in small drops) SEE: distil  ::
distill {v} (make by distillation) SEE: distil  ::
distill {v} (subject to distillation) SEE: distil  ::
distill {v} (trickle down in small drops) SEE: distil  ::
distill {v} (undergo distillation) SEE: distil  ::
distillation {n} (substance once extracted)  :: Destillaat
distillery {n} (a place where distillation takes place)  :: distilleerderij
distinguish {v} (to see someone or something as different from others)  :: onderscheiden
distinguished {adj} (celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious)  :: voortreffelijk, eminent, voornaam
distort {v} (to bring something out of shape)  :: vervormen
distort {v} (to give false account of)  :: verdraaien, vervalsen
distraught {adj} (Deeply hurt, saddened, or worried)  :: verstoord
distress {n} ((cause of) discomfort)  :: druk {m}, stress {f}
distress {v} (cause strain or anxiety)  :: onder druk zetten, benauwen
distribute {v} (to apportion)  :: verdelen
distribute {v} (to classify or separate into categories)  :: indelen, opdelen
distribute {v} (to divide into portions and dispense)  :: verdelen
distribute {v} (to scatter or spread)  :: verspreiden
distribute {v} (to supply to retail outlets)  :: leveren
distribution {n} (act of distribution or being distributed)  :: distributie, uitdeling, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (anything distributed; portion; share)  :: distributie, uitdeling {f}
distribution {n} (apportionment by law of funds, property)  :: opdeling, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (distribution in statistics)  :: distributie, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (frequency of occurrence or extent of existence)  :: spreiding {f}, verspreiding {f}
distribution {n} (process by which commodities get to final consumers)  :: distributie, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (the result of distributing; arrangement)  :: opdeling, verdeling {f}
distributor {n} (one who distributes, a thing that distributes)  :: verspreider {m}
district {n} (administrative division)  :: district {n}
district {n} (area or region)  :: gebied {n}, regio {m} {f}
distro {n} (set of software components)  :: distro {m}
disturb {v} (confuse or irritate)  :: storen, verstoren
disturbance {n} (act of disturbing, being disturbed)  :: storing {f}, verstoring {f}
disturbance {n}  :: verstoring
disturbed {adj} (showing symptoms of mental illness, severe psychosis, or neurosis)  :: gestoord
disulfide bond {n} (covalent bond between two sulfur atoms, formed by the reaction of two thiol groups)  :: zwavelbrug {m} {f}
disuse {n} (disuse)  :: onbruik {n}
ditch {n} (trench)  :: sloot, greppel
ditsy {adj} (ditzy) SEE: ditzy  ::
ditto {adv} (likewise) SEE: likewise  ::
ditto {n} (ditto mark)  :: herhalingsteken {n}
ditto {n} (informal: duplicate)  :: kopietje {n}
ditto {n} (the aforesaid)  :: dito, idem, idem dito, dito dito
diurnal {adj} (done once every day)  :: dagelijks
diurnal {adj} (happening during daylight; primarily active during the day)  :: dag-
diva {n} (female celebrity)  :: diva {f}
diva {n} (person who considers herself much more important than others)  :: diva {f}, prima-donna
dive {n} (deliberate fall after a challenge)  :: schwalbe
dive {n} (seedy bar)  :: kelderrestaurant
dive {v} (to descend)  :: duiken, een duikvlucht maken
dive {v} (to jump into water)  :: duiken
dive {v} (to swim under water)  :: duiken, onderwaterzwemmen
diver {n} (someone who dives)  :: duiker {m}, duikster {f}
diver {n} (the loon (bird))  :: duiker {m}, zeeduiker {m}
divergence {n} (mathematical operator)  :: divergentie {f}
diverse {adj} (different)  :: divers
diversity {n} (quality of being diverse; difference)  :: verscheidenheid
divest {v} (undress) SEE: undress  ::
divide {v} (share by dividing)  :: delen
divide {v} (split into two or more parts)  :: verdelen
divide and conquer {v} (Divide and conquer)  :: divide et impera, deel en heers, verdeel en heers
divide and rule {v} (Divide and conquer)  :: divide et impera, deel en heers, verdeel en heers
dividend {n} (arithmetic: a number or expression)  :: deeltal {n}
dividend {n} (finance: a payment of money by a company to its shareholders)  :: dividend {n}
divine {adj} (of or pertaining to a god)  :: goddelijk
divine {n} (a deity) SEE: deity  ::
divine {v} (foretell (something))  :: waarzeggen
divine {v} (search for (underground objects or water) using a divining rod)  :: wichelen
diving bell {n} (airtight chamber used by divers)  :: duikerklok
diving board {n} (diving platform) SEE: diving platform  ::
diving board {n} (springboard) SEE: springboard  ::
diving header {n} (ball)  :: duikkopbal {c}
divining rod {n} (rod used for dowsing)  :: wichelroede {f}, wichelstok {m}
divisible {adj} (Capable of being divided)  :: deelbaar
divisible {adj} (Of an integer, that when divided leaves no remainder)  :: deelbaar
division {n} (act or process of dividing anything)  :: deling {f}, verdeling {f}, scheiding {f}
division {n} (arithmetic: calculation involving this process)  :: deling {f}, staartdeling {f}
division {n} (arithmetic: process of dividing a number by another)  :: deling {f}, delen {n}
division {n} (each of the parts resulting from division)  :: deel {n}, gedeelte {n}
division {n} (large military unit)  :: divisie {f}
division {n} (law: concept of separate responsibility)  :: [van prestasie] deelbaarheid {f}
division {n} (section of a large company)  :: afdeling {f}, divisie {f}, eenheid {f}
division ring {n} (algebraic concept)  :: [Belgium] lichaam {n}, [Netherlands] scheef lichaam {n}
division sign {n} (Symbol)  :: deelteken {n}
divisor {n} (arithmetic: a number or expression)  :: deler {m}
divorce {n} (legal dissolution of a marriage)  :: echtscheiding {f}
Diwali {prop} (festival of lights)  :: Divali
dizziness {n} (state of being dizzy)  :: duizeligheid
dizzy {adj} (having a sensation of turning around)  :: draaierig, duizelig
dizzy {adj} (producing giddiness)  :: duizelingwekkend
dizzyness {n} (dizziness) SEE: dizziness  ::
djembe {n} (a large drum played with the hands)  :: djembé {m} {f}
Djibouti {prop} (Republic of Djibouti)  :: Djibouti
déjà vu {n} (Something which one has or suspects to have seen or experienced before)  :: déjà vu
D major {n} (the major chord with a root of D)  :: D-majeur, D-groot
D major {n} (the major key with D as its tonic)  :: D-majeur, D-groot
D minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of D)  :: d-mineur, d-klein
D minor {n} (the minor key with D as its tonic)  :: d-mineur, d-klein
Dmitry {prop} (transliteration of Дмитрий)  :: Dimitri {m}
DNA {n} (abbreviation of deoxyribonucleic acid (see deoxyribonucleic acid for full forms))  :: DNA, DNZ
Dnepropetrovsk {prop} (Dnipropetrovsk) SEE: Dnipropetrovsk  ::
dénouement {n} (the conclusion or resolution of a plot)  :: ontknoping
do {n} (function, celebration, party)  :: gedoe {n}, feest {n}, fuif {m} [Flemish]
do {n} (hairdo)  :: snit {m}
do {n} (period of confusion or argument)  :: gedoe {n}, ruzie
do {n} (tonic of a major scale)  :: do
do {v} (be exhausted, finished, ready)  :: eraan zijn, klaar zijn, kapot zijn
do {v} (be in jail)  :: zitten
do {v} (be reasonable or acceptable)  :: gaan
do {v} (cook)  :: bakken, koken
do {v} (for emphasis)  :: wel
do {v} (in negations)  :: Not used in Dutch
do {v} (in questions)  :: translated by inversion
do {v} (perform, execute)  :: doen
do {v} (slang: attack)  :: doen, aanvallen
do {v} (slang: have sex with)  :: binnendoen
do {v} (take care of, be well)  :: deugddoen, goeddoen
do {v} (to avoid repetition)  :: Not used in Dutch
do {v} (visit)  :: doen, bezoeken
do {v} (work, suffice)  :: genoegen, het ermee doen
doable {adj} (possible to do) SEE: feasible  ::
dobra {n} (official currency of São Tomé and Príncipe)  :: dobra
docile {adj} (yielding to control)  :: volgzaam
docileness {n} (docility) SEE: docility  ::
dock {n} (body of water between two piers or wharves)  :: dok {n}
dock {n} (burdock)  :: klit {f}
dock {n} (part of a courtroom where the accused sits)  :: beklaagdenbank {m} {f}
dock {v} (To cut off a section of an animal's tail)  :: couperen
docker {n} (dockworker) SEE: dockworker  ::
doctor {n} (person who has attained a doctorate)  :: doctor {m} {f}
doctor {n} (physician)  :: dokter {m} {f}, arts {m} {f}
doctor {n} (veterinarian) SEE: veterinarian  ::
doctor {v} (alter or make obscure, in order to deceive)  :: dokteren, valsificeren
doctorandus {n} (person who has passed a doctoral exam, but has not yet attained a doctorate)  :: doctorandus {m}
doctorate {n} (highest degree awarded by a university faculty)  :: doctorsgraad {m}
doctor's certificate {n} (medical certificate) SEE: medical certificate  ::
doctrinal {adj} (of or relating to a doctrine)  :: doctrinair, leerstellig
document {n} (original or official paper)  :: document {n}
document {v} (to record in documents)  :: documenteren
documentary {adj} (of, related to or based on documents/that serves to document something)  :: documentair
documentary {n} (documentary film)  :: documentaire
documentation {n} (documents that explain the operation of a particular software program)  :: documentatie {c}
dodecahedron {n} (a polyhedron with 12 faces)  :: dodecaëder {m}, regelmatig twaalfvlak {n}
dodecaphonist {n} (proponent of dodecaphony)  :: dodecafonist {m}, [obsolete] dodecaphonist {m}
dodge {v} (to avoid by moving out of the way)  :: ontwijken, uit de weg gaan
dodge {v} (to avoid; to sidestep)  :: ontwijken
dodgem {n} (dodgem) SEE: bumper car  ::
dodger {n} (nautical: companionway cover in a sailboat)  :: buiskap
dodo {n} (old-fashioned person or institution)  :: dodo {m}
dodo {n} (Raphus cucullatus)  :: dodo {m}, walghvogel
doe {n} (female deer)  :: hinde {f}
doe {n} (female fallow deer)  :: damherthinde {f}
doe {n} (female hare)  :: moerhaas {f}
doe {n} (female rabbit)  :: voedster, moer
does anyone here speak English {phrase} (does anyone here speak English?)  :: spreekt hier iemand Engels
doff {v} (to get rid of, to throw off)  :: verwerpen
doff {v} (to remove or take off, especially of clothing)  :: uitdoen, ontdoen
dog {n} (animal)  :: hond {m}
dog {n} (hinged catch) SEE: pawl  ::
dog {n} (male canine)  :: reu {m}
dog {n} (metal support for logs) SEE: andiron  ::
dog {n} (slang: man) SEE: guy  ::
doge {n} (chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa)  :: doge
dogfish {n} (bowfin) SEE: bowfin  ::
dogfish {n} (shark in family Dalatidae) SEE: kitefin shark  ::
dogfish {n} (shark in family Scyliorhinidae) SEE: catshark  ::
dogged {adj} (stubbornly persevering, steadfast)  :: hardnekkig
doggish {adj} (currish)  :: honds, rekels
doggy paddle {n} (swimming stroke) SEE: dog paddle  ::
doggy style {n} (Adverb)  :: doggy, doggy style, op z'n hondjes
doggy style {n} (Position assumed for such intercourse.)  :: hondjeshouding {f}
doghouse {n} (kennel) SEE: kennel  ::
doghouse bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
Dog Latin {prop} (bad, erroneous Latin)  :: potjeslatijn {n}
dogma {n} (authoritative principle, belief or statement of opinion)  :: dogma {n}, geloofspunt {n}, leerstelling {f}, leerstuk {n}
dogma {n} (doctrine)  :: dogmatiek
dogmatic {adj} (asserting beliefs in an arrogant way)  :: dogmatisch
dogmatist {n} (stubborn, assertive, opinionated person)  :: dogmaticus {m}
dog meat {n} (dog eaten as meat)  :: hondenvlees {n}
dog shit {n} (deceitful statements, etc) SEE: bullshit  ::
dog shit {n} (fecal matter produced by a dog)  :: hondenpoep {m}
dogshit {n} (dog excrement) SEE: dog shit  ::
dog's life {n}  :: hondenleven {n}
dogwood {n} (tree or shrub of the genus Cornus)  :: kornoelje
d'oh {interj} (expression of frustration)  :: o nee
doh {interj} (expression of surprise)  :: o nee
doh {n} (expression of frustration)  :: do {f}
do I know you {phrase} (do I know you?)  :: ken ik je?, ken ik je ergens van?, ken ik je niet ergens van?, ken ik u?, ken ik u ergens van?, ken ik u niet ergens van?, ken ik jullie? {p}
doing {n} (a deed or action)  :: toedoen {n}
do-it-yourself {adj} (of or pertaining to do it yourself)  :: doe-het-zelf
dole {n} (unemployment benefit)  :: steun {m}
doline {n} (any sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole  ::
doll {n} (a toy in the form of a human)  :: pop {f}
dollar {n} (designation for specific currency)  :: dollar {m}
dollhouse {n} (miniature house for dolls) SEE: doll's house  ::
dollop {n} (lump)  :: brok
doll up {v} (to dress oneself or another in formal or ostentatious clothing)  :: optutten
dolmen {n} ( tomb consisting of a capstone supported by two or more upright stones)  :: hunebed {n}
dolor {n} (sorrow)  :: smart {f}
dolorous {adj} (solemnly or ponderously sad)  :: mistroostig, mismoedig, droefgeestig, doloreus
dolphin {n} (aquatic mammal)  :: dolfijn {m}
dolphin {n} (dauphin) SEE: dauphin  ::
dolphin {n} (mahi-mahi) SEE: mahi-mahi  ::
domain {n} (geographic area owned or controlled by a single person or organization)  :: domein {n}
dome {n} (architectural element)  :: koepel {m}
domesticate {v} (to adapt to live with humans)  :: domesticeren
domesticate {v} (to make domestic)  :: domesticeren
domesticate {v} (to make fit for domestic life)  :: domesticeren
domestication {n} (The act of domesticating the action of taming)  :: domesticatie {f}
domestic debt {n} (debt owed to creditors resident in the same country as debtor)  :: binnenlandse schuld {f}
domestic violence {n} (Violence committed by one member of a family or household against another)  :: huiselijk geweld {n}
dominance {n} (being in a position over others)  :: overheersing
dominance {n} (property of a gene)  :: dominantie {f}
dominance {n} (state of being dominant)  :: dominantie {f}
dominance {n} (superior development or preference for one side of the body or for one of a pair of organs)  :: dominantie {f}
domination {n} (act of dominating)  :: overheersing {f}
Dominica {prop} (Commonwealth of Dominica)  :: Dominica
Dominican Republic {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Dominicaanse Republiek
domovoi {n} (domovoy) SEE: domovoy  ::
don {n} (mafia boss)  :: maffiabaas {m}
don {n} (professor) SEE: professor  ::
don {v} (put on clothes)  :: aantrekken, zich uitdossen
Don {prop} (River in European Russia)  :: Don {m}
Donald Duck {prop} (one of the Disney characters)  :: Donald Duck
donation {n} (a voluntary gift or contribution for a specific cause)  :: schenking {f}
donatism {n} (Christian belief)  :: donatisme {n}
Donbass {prop} (Donbas) SEE: Donbas  ::
done {adj} (being exhausted or fully spent)  :: op
done {adj} (In a state of having completed or finished an activity)  :: klaar
done {adj} ((of food) ready, fully cooked)  :: gaar
dongle {n} (A hardware device utilized by a specific application for purposes of copy protection)  :: dongel
dongle {n} (Any short wired connector)  :: dongel
donjon {n} (fortified tower) SEE: keep  ::
donkey {n} (a domestic animal)  :: ezel {m}
donkey {n} (a fool)  :: ezel {m}, domme ezel {m}
donkey {n} (a stubborn person)  :: ezel {m}, koppige ezel {m}
don't {contraction} (do not)  :: imperative + niet, niet + infinitive
don't count your chickens before they're hatched {proverb} (don't count on things if you don't have them yet)  :: de huid niet verkopen voor de beer geschoten is
don't let the door hit you on the way out {phrase} (good riddance) SEE: good riddance  ::
don't look a gift horse in the mouth {proverb} (a phrase referring to unappreciatively questioning of a gift or handout too closely)  :: een gegeven paard niet in de bek kijken, Men moet een gegeven paard niet in de bek kijken
don't mention it {phrase} (it is too trivial to warrant thanks)  :: geen dank, niets te danken
don't shoot the messenger {proverb} (the bearer of bad news should not be held accountable for the bad news)  :: geef niet de boodschapper de schuld
don't worry {phrase} (indicates to the interlocutor not to worry about something)  :: maak je geen zorgen
donut {n} (deep-fried piece of dough) SEE: doughnut  ::
doodad {n} (thingy) SEE: thingy  ::
doodah {n} (thingy) SEE: thingy  ::
doohickey {n} (a thing)  :: dinges {m}
doom {n} (death)  :: ondergang {c}
doom {n} (Last Judgment) SEE: Last Judgment  ::
doomed {adj} (certain to suffer death, failure, or a similarly negative outcome)  :: gedoemd
doomsayer {n} (one who predicts doom)  :: doemprofeet {m}, ondergangsprofeet {m}
do one {v} (depart from a place)  :: ervandoor gaan
do one's bit {v} (to make one's individual contribution to the whole)  :: zijn steentje bijdragen
door {n} (portal of entry into a building, room or vehicle)  :: deur {f}, [on a vehicle] portier {n}
doorcase {n} (doorframe) SEE: doorframe  ::
doorknob {n} (circular device attached to a door, the rotation of which permits the unlatching of a door)  :: deurknop {m}
doormat {n} (coarse mat that appears at the entrance to a house)  :: deurmat {m} {f}
doorpost {n} (doorjamb) SEE: doorjamb  ::
door to door {adv} (from one household or business to the next)  :: van door tot deur
door to door {adv} (from ultimate origin to ultimate destination)  :: van door tot deur
door to door {adv} (from ultimate shipper to ultimate recipient)  :: van door tot deur
dope {n} (aeronautics: varnish used to waterproof, strengthen, etc.)  :: vernis, beits
dope {n} (slang: any narcotic)  :: drugs
dope {n} (slang: a stupid person)  :: idioot, dommerik
dope {n} (viscous liquid used to prepare a surface)  :: grondlaag, was, beits
dope {v} (electronics: add a dopant to)  :: doteren
doping {n} (addition of small quantities of an element to a semiconductor)  :: dotering {f}
doping {n} (use of drugs to improve athletic performance)  :: doping {f}
doppelganger {n} (ghostly double of a living person)  :: dubbelganger {m} {f}
doppelganger {n} (remarkably similar double)  :: dubbelganger
Doppler effect {n} (change in frequency or wavelength)  :: dopplereffect {n}
dorado {n} (mahi-mahi) SEE: mahi-mahi  ::
Doric {prop} (Greek dialect)  :: Dorisch {n}
dork {n} (vulgar, slang: penis)  :: lul {m}, piemel {m}, dees {m}
dormant volcano {n} (inactive volcano that may return active)  :: slapende vulkaan {m}
dormer-window {n} (upright window in a roof)  :: dakvenster
dormitory {n} (room for sleeping)  :: [several sleepers] slaapzaal, [one or very few] slaapcel
dormouse {n} (rodent)  :: relmuis {f}, hazelmuis {f}
Dorothea {prop} (female given name) SEE: Dorothy  ::
Dorothy dollar {n} (business generated by homosexuals) SEE: pink pound  ::
dorsal fin {n} (fin on a marine animal's back)  :: rugvin {f}
dose {n} (measured portion of medicine)  :: doos
dossier {n} (A collection of papers and/or other sources)  :: dossier {n}
dot {n} (decimal point)  :: punt {m}
dot {n} (morse code symbol)  :: punt {m}
dot {n} (punctuation mark)  :: punt {m}
dot {n} (small spot or mark)  :: punt {m}
Dot {prop} (diminutive of Dorothy)  :: Doortje {f}
dote {n} (darling, cutie)  :: schat {f}, dot {m} {f}
dote {v} (to act in a foolish manner)  :: dollen
dote {v} (to be excessively fond of)  :: dol zijn op
do the dishes {v} (to wash up dishes)  :: de afwas doen, afwassen
do the laundry {v} (to wash the laundry)  :: de was doen
dot product {n} (scalar product) SEE: scalar product  ::
dot the i's and cross the t's {v} (Take care of every detail)  :: de puntjes op de i zetten
double {n} (a person resembling or standing for another)  :: dubbelganger {m}, dubbelgangster {f}
double agent {n} (spy)  :: dubbelagent {m}, dubbelspion {m}
double barrel vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults)  :: kruisgraatgewelf {n}, kruisgewelf {n}
double bass {n} (largest instrument of violin family)  :: contrabas {m} {f}
double-click {n} (action or event of pushing mouse-button twice)  :: dubbelklik {m}
double-click {v} (to push a mouse-button twice)  :: dubbelklikken
double-decker {n} (vehicle with two decks)  :: dubbeldekker {m}
double-decker bus {n} (bus that has two levels of seating)  :: dubbeldeksbus {m}
double doors {n} (a set of two adjoining doors that can be opened independently)  :: dubbeldeur {m} {f}
double Dutch {n} (incomprehensible language)  :: koeterwaals {n}, wartaal
double-edged sword {n} (idiomatic)  :: tweesnijdend zwaard {n}
double fault {n} (missing of both the first serve and second serve)  :: dubbelfout {m} {f}
double-park {v} (to park a car next to a car already parked on the side of a street)  :: dubbel parkeren
double-quick {n} (cadence)  :: looppas {m}
double reed {n} (a pair of reeds in wind instruments)  :: Dubbelriet
doublet {n} (pair of cognates in a language)  :: doublet {n}, tweelingwoord {n}
double whole note {n} (music: a note with twice the value of a whole note)  :: brevis {c}
doubt {n} (uncertainty)  :: twijfel {f}
doubt {v} (to lack confidence in something)  :: twijfelen, betwijfelen
doubtlessly {adv} (without question)  :: zonder twijfel
douchebag {n} (slang: jerk, idiot)  :: lul {m}, eikel {m}, klootzak, [archaic] vlegel {m}, idioot {m}, debiel {m}
dough {n} (mix of flour and other ingredients)  :: deeg {n}
doughnut {n} (deep-fried piece of dough or batter)  :: donut, berlinerbol (with filling)
dour {adj} (expressing gloom or melancholy)  :: stuurs
dour {adj} (stern, harsh and forbidding)  :: afschrikwekkend
dour {adj} (unyielding and obstinate)  :: onverbiddelijk
douse {v} (plunge suddenly into water; duck; immerse)  :: onderduiken, onderdompelen
douse {v} (put out; extinguish)  :: doven, uitdoen, uitdoven
dove {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae)  :: [♂♀] duif {f} {m}, [♂] doffer {m}, [♀] duivin {f}
dovecot {n} (dovecote) SEE: dovecote  ::
dovecote {n} (house or box in which domestic pigeons breed)  :: duiventil {m}, duivenkot {n}
dovehouse {n} (dovecote) SEE: dovecote  ::
Dover {prop} (port in Kent, England)  :: Dover
dowager {n} (widow)  :: douairière {f}
dowel {n} (a pin fitting into holes, partly in one piece and partly in the other to keep them in their position)  :: deuvel {m}
dower {n} (part of deceased's property)  :: lijftogt
dower {n} (property given to wife at marriage)  :: weduwgift
down {adj} (depressed)  :: down, depri, depressief
down {adj} (on a lower level than before)  :: laag
down {adv} (from a high to a low position, downwards)  :: naar beneden, neer
down {adv} (into a state of non-operation)  :: uit, af
down {adv} (south)  :: naar beneden
down {n} (American football – a single play)  :: down {m}, ronde {f}, kwart {n}
down {n} (field, especially for racing)  :: veld {n}, baan {f}
down {n} (hill, rolling grassland)  :: heuvel {m}
down {n} (soft, immature feathers)  :: dons {n}
down {prep} (from one end to another)  :: af, naar beneden
down {v} (to drink or swallow)  :: atten, drinken, zuipen
down {v} (to drop)  :: laten vallen, droppen
down {v} (to pot a ball)  :: potten
downbeat {adj} (sad)  :: droef, pessimistisch
downcast {adj} (feeling despondent)  :: neergeslagen , moedeloos
downfall {n} (precipitous decline in fortune; death or rapid deterioration, as in status or wealth)  :: neergang {m}
downhill {adj} (easy) SEE: easy  ::
downhill {n} (alpine skiing) SEE: alpine skiing  ::
downhill {n} (discipline of alpine skiing)  :: afdaling {f}
downing {n} (defeat) SEE: defeat  ::
download {n} (file transfer to the local computer)  :: download {m}
download {v} (to transfer data from a remote computer to a local one)  :: downloaden, afladen, binnenhalen, binnenladen
down payment {n} (payment representing a fraction of the price)  :: aanbetaling
downpour {n} (heavy rain)  :: wolkbreuk {f}
downright {adv} (really; actually; quite; thoroughly; utterly)  :: regelrecht, gewoonweg
downsize {v} (to reduce in size or number)  :: afslanken, reorganizeren
downsize {v} (to reduce the workforce of)  :: afslanken, reorganizeren
downsize {v} (to terminate the employment of)  :: afdanken, afvloeien
downspout {n} (vertical pipe or conduit)  :: regenpijp {c}
Down's syndrome {n} (condition caused by chromosomal deficiency) SEE: Down syndrome  ::
downstairs {adv} (downstairs (adverb))  :: beneden
downstream {adv} (Following the path of a river or stream)  :: stroomafwaarts
Down syndrome {n} (condition caused by chromosomal deficiency)  :: syndroom van Down {n}, downsyndroom {n}, mongolisme {n}
downtown {n} (either the lower, or the business center of a city or town)  :: binnenstad {m}
downtrodden {adj} (oppressed, persecuted or subjugated)  :: onderdrukt, verdrukt
downtrodden {adj} (trodden down)  :: vertrapt
downward {adj} (moving down)  :: neerwaarts
downwards {adv} (towards a lower place)  :: benedenwaarts
dowry {n} (property or payment given at time of marriage)  :: bruidsschat {m}
dowser {n} (divining rod or dowsing rod)  :: wichelroede {f}, wichelstok {m}
doxastic {adj} (related to opinion)  :: doxastisch
doxology {n} (expression of praise to God, especially a short hymn)  :: doxologie {f}
do you believe in God {phrase} (do you believe in God?)  :: gelooft u in God?, geloof jij in God?, geloof je in God?
do you have a menu in English {phrase} (phrase)  :: hebt u een menu in het Engels?
do you have children {phrase} (do you have children?)  :: hebt u kinderen? [formal]
do you need help {phrase} (Do you need help?)  :: heeft u hulp nodig?, heb je hulp nodig?
do you speak English {phrase} (do you speak English?)  :: spreek je Engels?, [formal] spreekt u Engels?
do you speak something {phrase} (do you speak...?)  :: spreekt u Nederlands?, spreek je Nederlands?
doze {v} (to nap)  :: dommelen
dozen {n} (dozens: a large number)  :: tientallen {p}
dozen {n} (twelve)  :: dozijn {n}
Draco {prop} (Athenian lawgiver)  :: Draco {m}
Draco {prop} (one of Acteon's hounds)  :: Draco {m}
dracology {n} (dragonlore) SEE: dragonlore  ::
Dracula {prop} (fictional vampire)  :: Dracula
Dracula {prop} (former prince of Wallachia)  :: Vlad Dracula {m}, Vlad de Spietser {m}, Vlad III {m}
draculin {n} (glycoprotein)  :: ?
draft {adj} (Referring to drinks on tap)  :: van 't vat {n}, [adjective] getapt
draft {n} (amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow)  :: slok {m}
draft {n} (conscription)  :: lichting {f}
draft {n} (current of air)  :: tocht {m}, trek {m} (maybe only in Flanders)
draft {n} (depth of water needed to float ship)  :: diepgang {m}
draft {n} (draw through a flue)  :: trek {m}
draft {n} (early version of a written work)  :: kladversie {f}, kladje {n}, aanzet {m}, schets {f}
draft {n} (order for money to be paid)  :: wissel {m}, cheque {m}
draft {n} (preliminary sketch)  :: kladversie {f}, sketch {f}
draft {v} (to conscript a person)  :: oproepen, ronselen
draft {v} (to write a first version)  :: schetsen, in 't klad maken
draft {v} (to write a law)  :: wetsontwerp {n} maken
draft animal {n} (draught animal) SEE: draught animal  ::
draftee {n} (one who is drafted)  :: dienstplichtige
draft horse {n} (horse used for muscular work)  :: trekpaard {n}
drag {n} (foundry: bottom part of a sand casting mold)  :: fundering {f}
drag {n} (resistance of the air or some other fluid)  :: luchtweerstand
drag {n} (someone or something that is annoying or frustrating)  :: belemmering, hinderpaal
drag {n} (street) SEE: street  ::
drag {v} (to pull along a surface)  :: slepen
dragnet {n} (net dragged across the bottom)  :: sleepnet
dragon {n} (constellation Draco) SEE: Draco  ::
dragon {n} (figuratively: something very formidable or dangerous)  :: draak
dragon {n} (Komodo dragon) SEE: Komodo dragon  ::
dragon {n} (lizard of the genus Draco) SEE: Draco  ::
dragon {n} (mythical creature)  :: draak {m}, (archaic) lintworm
dragon {n} (nickname for the Chinese empire and the People's Republic of China)  :: de Draak
dragon {n} (pejorative: unpleasant woman)  :: draak, dragonder
dragon boat {n} (a type of boat raced in Chinese festivals)  :: drakenboot
dragonfly {n} (insect of the infraorder Anisoptera)  :: libel {f}
dragon fruit {n} (fruit)  :: drakenvrucht {f}, pitaya {m}
dragon's wort {n} (tarragon) SEE: tarragon  ::
dragoon {n} (horse soldier)  :: dragonder
drain {n} (conduit for liquids)  :: afvoer
drain {v} (cause liquid to flow out of)  :: leeg laten lopen
drain {v} (deplete of energy)  :: uitputten
drain {v} (dry out a wet place)  :: ontwateren
drain {v} (to lose liquid)  :: leeglopen
drainage {n} (removal of water)  :: drainage, afwatering
drainage basin {n} (topographic region in which all water drains to a common outlet)  :: stroomgebied, spaarbekken {n}
draisine {n} (light auxiliary rail vehicle)  :: draisine {f}
drake {n} (male duck)  :: woerd {m}, mannetjeseend {f}, draak {m}
drake {n} (small dragon)  :: draakje {n}
drama {n} (Brought through the media)  :: drama {n}
drama {n} (composition)  :: drama {n}
drama {n} (Dramatic situation)  :: drama {n}
drama {n} (Theatrical play)  :: drama {n}, toneelstuk {n}, theateropvoering {f}
drama queen {n} (exaggeratedly dramatic person)  :: relnicht {m}, dramanicht {m}
dramatic present tense {n} (tense) SEE: historical present tense  ::
dramatist {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright  ::
dramaturgical {adj} (dramaturgic) SEE: dramaturgic  ::
drape {n} (curtain, drapery) SEE: curtain  ::
drape {v} (to cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery)  :: bekleden
drapes {n} (UK plural) SEE: drape  ::
drastic {adj} (extreme, severe)  :: drastisch
drat {interj} (cry of anger or frustration)  :: stik, verrek
drat {v} (to damn or curse)  :: verdoemen, vervloeken
draught {n} (a current of air)  :: tocht {m}
draught {n} (an amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow)  :: slok {m}, teug {m} {f}
draught {n} (the depth below the water line to the bottom of a vessel's hull)  :: diepgang {m}
draught animal {n} (animal)  :: trekdier {n}
draughts {n} (game for two players)  :: damspel {n}
draw {n} (procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined)  :: trekking {f}
draw {n} (tie as a result of a game)  :: gelijkspel
draw {v} (to attract)  :: aantrekken
draw {v} (to cause) SEE: cause  ::
draw {v} (to close curtains etc.)  :: sluiten
draw {v} (to determine the result of a lottery)  :: trekken
draw {v} (to disembowel) SEE: disembowel  ::
draw {v} (to end a game with neither side winning)  :: gelijkspelen
draw {v} (to inhale) SEE: inhale  ::
draw {v} (to produce a picture)  :: tekenen
draw {v} (to pull out)  :: trekken
draw attention {v} (to rouse someone to notice something, to cause someone to focus on something)  :: opzien baren, aandacht trekken
drawbridge {n} (bridge which can be raised)  :: ophaalbrug {f}, valbrug
drawer {n} (artist who primarily makes drawings)  :: tekenaar {m}, tekenares {f}
drawer {n} (one who draws something)  :: tekenaar {m}, tekenares {f}
drawer {n} (open-topped box in a cabinet used for storing)  :: lade, la, [Flemish] schuif
drawers {n} (long underpants)  :: (lange) onderbroek
drawers {n} (plural of drawer) SEE: drawer  ::
drawers {n} ((slang) clothing worn on the legs)  :: beenbedekking
drawing {n} (act of producing a picture)  :: tekenen {n}
drawing {n} (graphic art form)  :: tekenen {n}, tekenkunst
drawing {n} (picture, likeness, diagram or representation)  :: tekening
drawing pin {n} (tack for attaching paper) SEE: thumbtack  ::
dread {n} (great fear in view of impending evil)  :: vrees {f}, doodsangst {f}
dread {n} (somebody or something dreaded)  :: [person] gevreesde {m} {f}, [thing] gevreesde {n}
dread {v} (to fear greatly)  :: vrezen, schrik hebben, bang zijn, vrezen
dreadful {adj} (causing dread)  :: vervaarlijk
dream {n} (hope or wish)  :: droom {m}, hoop {n}
dream {n} (imaginary events seen while sleeping)  :: droom {m}
dream {v} (daydream) SEE: daydream  ::
dream {v} (see imaginary events while sleeping)  :: dromen
dream {v} (to hope, to wish)  :: dromen
dreamcatcher {n} (decorative Native American object)  :: dromenvanger
dreary {adj} (drab)  :: bleek, lusteloos
dredge {n} (dragnet) SEE: dragnet  ::
dreg {n} (sediment in a liquid)  :: droesem {m}, drab {f}, bezinksel {n}
dreggy {adj} (muddy) SEE: muddy  ::
dregs {n} (settled sediment)  :: bezinksel {n}, droesem {m}
Drenthe {prop} (province of the Netherlands)  :: Drenthe
dress {n} (apparel)  :: kledij {f}, kleding {f}
dress {n} (garment)  :: jurk {m}, [formal] gewaad {n}, [Flemish] kleed {n}
dress {v} (to clothe oneself)  :: zich aankleden, zich kleden
dress {v} (to clothe (something or somebody))  :: kleden, aankleden
dressed {v} (having clothes on)  :: aangekleed
dress rehearsal {n} (rehearsal prior to a public spectacle, where all the performers are in costume)  :: generale repetitie {f}
dribble {n} (small amount of liquid)  :: druppel {m}
dribble {n} (sport)  :: dribbelen {n}
dribble {v} (to advance by dribbling)  :: dribbelen
dribble {v} (to bounce the ball with one hand at a time)  :: dribbelen
dribble {v} (to fall in drops or an unsteady stream)  :: druppelen
dribble {v} (to let saliva drip from the mouth)  :: kwijlen, zeveren
dribble {v} (to let something fall in drips)  :: druppelen
dribble {v} (to move the ball, by repeated light kicks)  :: dribbelen met
dribble {v} (to run with the ball, controlling its path with the feet)  :: dribbelen
dried {adj} (without water or moisture)  :: gedroogd
drift {n} (shallow place in a river) SEE: ford  ::
drift {v} (to deviate gently from the intended direction of travel)  :: trekken
driftwood {n} (floating piece of wood)  :: drijfhout
drill {v} (to investigate closer)  :: graven
drill {v} (to make a hole)  :: boren
drill {v} (to practice)  :: drillen
drill {v} (to repeat in order to make remember)  :: instampen, blokken
drill bit {n} (any cutter used in similar way)  :: boorkop {m}
drill bit {n} (twist drill) SEE: twist drill  ::
drilling {n} (act of drilling)  :: boring {f}
drillmaster {n} (1. one who trains others in something)  :: drilmeester
drink {n} (action of drinking)  :: drinken {n}
drink {n} (served alcoholic beverage)  :: drank {m}, drinken
drink {n} (served beverage)  :: drank {m}, drinken {n}
drink {n} (type of beverage)  :: drank {m}
drink {v} (consume alcoholic beverages)  :: drinken
drink {v} (consume liquid through the mouth)  :: drinken
drinkable {adj} (safe to drink)  :: drinkbaar
drink-driving {n} (drink-driving) SEE: drunk driving  ::
drinking-horn {n} (a drinking-vessel made from the horn of an animal)  :: drinkhoorn {m}
drinking song {n} (song which celebrates or accompanies drinking)  :: drinklied
drinking straw {n} (a long plastic or paper tube through which a drink is drunk)  :: rietje {n}
drinking water {n} (water for humans)  :: drinkwater
drink someone under the table {v} (drink more alcohol than)  :: iemand onder tafel drinken
drivable {adj} (driveable) SEE: driveable  ::
drive {v} (cause a mechanism to operate)  :: aandrijven
drive {v} (cause animals to flee out of)  :: voortdrijven
drive {v} (cause to become)  :: drijven, maken
drive {v} (compel (to do something))  :: drijven
drive {v} (convey (a person, etc) in a wheeled motorized vehicle)  :: rijden
drive {v} (herd (animals) in a particular direction)  :: samendrijven, drijven
drive {v} (move something by hitting it with great force)  :: [literally] indrijven
drive {v} (operate (a wheeled motorized vehicle))  :: besturen, rijden
drive {v} (to motivate)  :: motiveren
drive {v} (to travel by operating a motorized vehicle)  :: pendelen
drive-in {n} (drive-in restaurant) SEE: drive-through  ::
drivel {n} (saliva, drool)  :: kwijl {n}, speeksel {n}
drivel {n} (senseless talk)  :: geneuzel {n}
drivel {v} (to have saliva drip from the mouth)  :: kwijlen
drive off {v} (force to leave or go away)  :: verjagen
driver {n} (person who drives a motorized vehicle, such as a car or a bus)  :: bestuurder {m}, chauffeur {m}
driver {n} (person who drives some other vehicle)  :: bestuurder {m}
driver {n} (program acting as interface between an application and hardware)  :: stuurprogramma {n}
driver's licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license  ::
driver's license {n} (documenting permitting this person to drive)  :: rijbewijs {n}, [formal] rijvaardigheidsbewijs {n}
driving licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license  ::
drizzle {n} (light rain)  :: drop, dropregen, drup, drupregen, gemiezer, motregen, miezer
drizzle {n} ((physics, weather) numerous small and uniformly dispersed water drops)  :: stofregen
drizzle {v} (to pour slowly and evenly)  :: druppelen
drizzle {v} (to rain lightly)  :: druppen, motregenen, miezeren, motteren
dromedary {n} (Camelus dromedarius, the single-humped camel)  :: dromedaris {m}
drone {n} (fixed-pitch pipe in bagpipe)  :: bourdon {m}
drone {n} (hum or buzz)  :: gebrom {n}
drone {n} (male bee)  :: dar {m}, [archaic] drone {m}
drone {n} (produce a low-pitched hum or buzz)  :: brommen, dreunen
drone {n} (speak in a monotone way)  :: brommen, eentonig spreken
drone {n} (unmanned aircraft)  :: drone
drop {n} (a fall)  :: val {m}
drop {n} (small mass of liquid)  :: druppel {m}
drop {n} (small, round piece of hard candy)  :: snoepje, bolletje
drop {n} (space into which someone or something could fall)  :: afgrond {m}
drop {v}  :: (gaan) liggen
drop {v} (to allow to fall from one's grasp)  :: laten vallen
drop {v} (to decrease in value)  :: dalen
drop {v} (to eject, remove, dismiss)  :: uitstoten, verwijderen
drop {v} (to fail to pronounce)  :: laten vallen
drop {v} (to fall)  :: vallen
dropdown {n} (computing: selection object) SEE: dropdown list  ::
drop-down {n} (type of menu) SEE: dropdown list  ::
drop in the bucket {n} (an effort or action having very little influence, especially as compared to a huge problem)  :: een druppel in de oceaan
drop in the ocean {n} (drop in the bucket) SEE: drop in the bucket  ::
droplet {n} (very small drop)  :: druppeltje {n}
drop the ball {v} (fail in one’s responsibilities)  :: een steek laten vallen
drought {n} (a period of below average rain fall)  :: droogte {f}
drown {v} (to be suffocated in fluid)  :: verdrinken, verzuipen
drown {v} (to deprive of life by immerson in liquid)  :: verdrinken, verzuipen
drown {v} (to overpower)  :: overspoelen, overweldigen
drown {v} (to overwhelm in water)  :: overspoelen, verdrinken, verzuipen
drowning {n} (an instance of someone drowning)  :: verdrinking
drown out {v} (to cover)  :: overstemmen
drowsiness {n} (State of being drowsy)  :: slaperig
drowsy {adj} (inclined to drowse)  :: slaperig
drug {n}  :: drug
drug {n} (psychoactive substance ingested for recreational use, especially illegal and addictive one)  :: drug
drug {n} (substance used as a medical treatment) SEE: medicine  ::
drug {v} (to add intoxicating drugs to something)  :: drogeren
drug abuse {n} (substance abuse) SEE: substance abuse  ::
drug addict {n} (person with a chemical or psychological dependency on drugs)  :: drugsverslaafde {m}
drug baron {n} (druglord) SEE: druglord  ::
druglord {n} (person who controls a network of persons involved in an illegal drug trade)  :: drugsbaron {m}
drugstore {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
drum {n} (barrel etc. for liquid)  :: vat
drum {n} (musical instrument)  :: drum {m}, trom {f} {m}
drum {v} (to beat with a rapid succession of strokes)  :: trommel
drum and bass {n} (A genre of electronic music)  :: drum and bass {c}
drum brake {n} (form of brake)  :: trommelrem
drum head {n} (thin circle of material attached to the top of a drum shell)  :: trommelvel {n}
drum major {n} (one who conducts and commands a marching band)  :: tamboer-maître {m}
drummer {n} (one who plays the drums)  :: drummer {m}, drumspeler {m}
drummer {n} (traveling salesman)  :: kramer {m}
drum set {n} (drum kit) SEE: drum kit  ::
drumstick {n} (stick used to play drums)  :: drumstokje, drumstok
drunk {adj} (intoxicated after drinking too much alcohol)  :: dronken, zat, bezopen, blauw, beschonken
drunk {n} (drinker)  :: dronkaard {m}
drunkard {n} (person who is habitually drunk)  :: dronkaard {m}, zatlap
drunk as a lord {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
drunk driver {n} (drunk driver) SEE: drink-driver  ::
drunken {adj} (In the state of alcoholic intoxication)  :: dronken, zat, beschonken
drunkenness {n} (state of being drunk)  :: dronkenschap {f}
drunkness {n} (drunkenness) SEE: drunkenness  ::
drupe {n} (stone fruit) SEE: stone fruit  ::
Druze {n} (collective Druze)  :: Druzen {p}
Druzhkovka {prop} (Druzhkivka) SEE: Druzhkivka  ::
dry {adj} (free from liquid or moisture)  :: droog, droge
dry {v} (to become dry)  :: droog worden
dry {v} (to make dry)  :: drogen
drydock {n} ( dock that can be drained of water)  :: droogdok {n}
dryer {n} (household appliance for drying clothing)  :: droger
dryness {n} (a lack of moisture)  :: droogte {f}, droogheid {f}
dual {adj} (double)  :: dubbel-
dual {adj} (having two components)  :: tweeledig
dual {adj} (in grammar)  :: dualis-, tweevouds-
dual {n} (grammatical number of a noun marking two of something)  :: dualis {m}, tweevoud {n}
dualism {n} (the view that the world consists of two fundamental principles)  :: dualisme {n}
dual number {n} (Grammatical number denoting a quantity of exactly two) SEE: dual  ::
dub {v} (to confer knighthood)  :: tot ridder slaan
dubbing {n} (dubbin) SEE: dubbin  ::
dubious {adj} (arousing doubt)  :: dubieus
dubious {adj}  :: twijfelachtig, onzeker
Dublin {prop} (the capital of the Republic of Ireland)  :: Dublin
dubnium {n} (chemical element)  :: dubnium {n}
Dubrovnik {prop} (Croatian port-city)  :: Dubrovnik
dubstep {n} (A genre of electronic music)  :: dubstep {c}
ducat {n} (historical gold coin)  :: dukaat {m}
duchess {n} (female ruler of a duchy)  :: hertogin {f}
duchess {n} (female spouse or widow of a duke)  :: hertogin {f}
duchy {n} (a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess)  :: hertogdom {n}
duck {n} (aquatic bird of the family Anatidae)  :: eend {f}
duckling {n} (young duck)  :: piel {m}, eendenkuiken {n}, eendenjong {n}, eendje {n}
ducks and drakes {n} (pastime)  :: ketsen, kiskassen
duck soup {n} (something which is easy) SEE: piece of cake  ::
duck test {n} (test for application of common sense)  :: eendentest {c}
duct {n} (a pipe, tube or canal which carries air or liquid from one place to another)  :: buis {f}, leiding {f}
ductility {n} (ability of a material to be drawn out longitudinally to a reduced section without fracture under the action of a tensile force)  :: taaiheid
dud {n} (loser) SEE: loser  ::
dud {n} (obsolete: clothes) SEE: duds  ::
dude {n} (dandy) SEE: dandy  ::
dude {n} (slang: man)  :: kerel {m}, knul {m}
dude {n} (slang: term of address for a man)  :: kerel {m}, maat {m}, vent {m}
duduk {n} (Armenian musical instrument)  :: duduk
due date {n} (date of payment)  :: vervaldatum {n}, vervaldag {m}
due diligence {n} (a legally binding process during which a potential buyer evaluates the assets and liabilities of a company)  :: gepaste zorgvuldigheid {f}, due diligence {f}
duel {n} (combat between two persons)  :: duel {n}, tweegevecht {n}
duel {n} (struggle between two parties)  :: duel {n}, tweekamp
duel {v} (engage in a duel)  :: duelleren
dueler {n} (dueler) SEE: duelist  ::
duet {n} (a musical composition for two performers)  :: duet {n}, duo {n}
due to {prep} (caused by)  :: door, veroorzaakt door, als gevolg van
duffel {n} (coarse woolen cloth)  :: duffel {n}
dugong {n} (Dugong dugon)  :: doejong {m}, Indische zeekoe {f}
duh {interj} (Disdainful indication that something is obvious.)  :: je meent het
duiker {n} (One of any species of small antelope)  :: duiker {m}
duke {n} (male ruler of a duchy)  :: hertog {m}
dulcimer {n} (musical instrument)  :: hakkebord
dulcour {n} (sweetness; dulcitude; suavitude) SEE: sweetness  ::
dull {adj} (boring)  :: saai
dull {adj} (lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp)  :: bot, stomp
dull {adj} (not bright or intelligent)  :: dom
dull {adj} (not shiny)  :: mat
dullard {n} (A stupid person; a fool)  :: sufferig
duma {n} (lower house of Russian national parliament)  :: doema
dumb {adj} (extremely stupid)  :: dom, stom
dumb {adj} (unable to speak) SEE: mute  ::
dumb blonde {n} (female)  :: dom blondje {n}
dumbfound {v} (to confuse and bewilder)  :: verstomd doen staan
dumbfounded {adj} (shocked and speechless)  :: verbijsterd, stupéfait, verbouwereerd, perplex, onthutst, stomverbaasd
dumbledore {n} (beetle) SEE: beetle  ::
dumbledore {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee  ::
dumbledore {n} (dandelion) SEE: dandelion  ::
dumb terminal {n} (computer terminal consisting of a monitor and keyboard)  :: stomme terminal
dumfounded {adj} (dumbfounded) SEE: dumbfounded  ::
dummy {n} (a pacifier)  :: fopspeen, speen {m}
dump {n} (a place where waste or garbage is left)  :: vuilnisbelt {f}
dump {v} (to end a relationship)  :: dumpen
dumpling {n} (food)  :: knoedel {m}
dun {adj} (of a brownish grey colour)  :: grijsbruin
dun {v} (to ask for payment)  :: afpersen
dune {n} (a ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind)  :: duin {f}
dung {n} (manure)  :: mest {m}
dungaree {n} (heavy denim fabric, often blue; blue jean material)  :: overall,werkpak
dungarees {n} (heavy denim pants or overalls)  :: tuinbroek, grove kleren
dung beetle {n} (insect of the family Scarabaeidae)  :: mestkever {m}, strontkever {m}
dungeon {n} (underground prison or vault)  :: kerker {m}
dung heap {n} (mound)  :: vaalt {f}, mesthoop {m}
dunghill {n} (heap of dung)  :: vaalt {f}, mesthoop {m}
Dunglish {prop} (English misspoken by the Dutch)  :: steenkolenengels
Dunkirk {prop} (town)  :: Duinkerke, Duinkerken
dunnage {n} (baggage) SEE: baggage  ::
dunnage {n} (personal effects) SEE: personal effects  ::
dunno {contraction} (do (does) not know)  :: weet ik het niet, kweenie
duo {n} (twosome, especially musicians)  :: duo {n}, paar {n}, koppel {n}
duodecimo {n} (book size)  :: duodecimo {n}
duodecimo {n} (paper size)  :: duodecimo {n}
duodenum {n} (first part of the small intestine)  :: twaalfvingerige darm {m}, duodenum {n}
dupe {n} (deceived person)  :: gedupeerde {m} {f}, bedrogene {m} {f}
duplicate {v} (to make a copy of)  :: dupliceren
duplicitous {adj} (Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech)  :: huichelachtig, dubbelhartig
durability {n} (Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force)  :: duurzaamheid
durable {adj} (able to resist wear; enduring)  :: duurzaam
duramen {n} (heartwood) SEE: heartwood  ::
duration {n} (amount of time)  :: tijdsduur {m}, duur {m}
dure {v} (to last, continue, endure)  :: duren
durian {n} (fruit)  :: doerian {m}
during {prep} (for all of a given time interval)  :: gedurende
during {prep} (within a given time interval)  :: tijdens, in
dusk {n} (a period of time occurring at the end of the day during which the sun sets)  :: schemering {c}
dusky {adj} (dark-skinned) SEE: dark-skinned  ::
dust {n} (fine, dry particles)  :: stof {n}
dust {v} ((intransitive) to clean by removing dust)  :: afstoffen
dust {v} ((transitive) to remove dust from)  :: afstoffen
dustbin {n} (container for trash) SEE: garbage can  ::
dustcart {n} (rubbish collection vehicle) SEE: garbage truck  ::
dust devil {n} (a small atmospheric vortex appearing in clear dry conditions made visible by swirling dust picked up from the ground)  :: stofhoos {f}, stofduivel {m}
dust jacket {n} (detachable protective cover of a book)  :: boekomslag
dustman {n} (garbage collector) SEE: garbage collector  ::
dustpan {n} (flat scoop for assembling dust)  :: blik {n}, vuilblik {n}
duststorm {n} (A storm of dust)  :: stofstorm {m}
dusty {adj} (covered with dust)  :: stoffig
dusty {adj} (powdery and resembling dust)  :: stoffig
Dutch {adj} (of the Netherlands, people, or language)  :: Nederlands
Dutch {prop} (people from the Netherlands)  :: Nederlander {m}, Nederlandse {f}, Nederlanders {p}
Dutch {prop} (the Dutch language)  :: Nederlands {n}
Dutch auction {n} (2 a reverse auction)  :: afslag {m}, afslag bij afmijning {m}, veiling bij afslag {f}
Dutch cap {n} (contraceptive device) SEE: cervical cap  ::
Dutch clover {n} (Trifolium repens) SEE: white clover  ::
Dutch courage {n} (false courage)  :: jenevermoed, dronkemansmoed
Dutch elm disease {prop} (disease of elm trees)  :: iepziekte
Dutch Limburg {prop} (the roughly northeastern part of the Benelux region of Limburg)  :: Nederlands Limburg {n}
Dutch Low Saxon {prop} (Dutch Low Saxon)  :: Nedersaksisch
Dutchman {n} (a Dutch man)  :: Nederlander {m}
Dutchwoman {n} (a Dutch woman)  :: Nederlandse {f}
duty {n} (period of time)  :: van dienst {m}
duty {n} (tax; tariff)  :: taks {m}
duty {n} (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do)  :: plicht {f}
duvet {n} (bedding)  :: dekbed {n}
DVD {n} (digital video disc)  :: dvd {m}
dwarf {adj} (miniature)  :: dwerg-
dwarf {n} (astronomy: relatively small star)  :: dwergster {m} {f}
dwarf {n} (being from folklore, underground dwelling nature spirit)  :: dwerg {m}
dwarf {n} (small person)  :: dwerg {m}
dwarf {n} (something much smaller than the usual of its sort)  :: [exemplaar, -versie] dwerg {m} etc.
dwarf {v} (to become (much) smaller)  :: verschrompelen
dwarf {v} (to make appear insignificant)  :: in de schaduw stellen
dwarf {v} (to make appear much smaller)  :: in het niet doen verzinken
dwarf {v} (to render smaller, turn into a dwarf)  :: miniaturizeren, in een dwerg veranderen
dwarf elder {n}  :: kruidvlier
dwarf planet {n} (a type of celestial body)  :: dwergplaneet {f}
dwell {v} (live, reside)  :: rondhangen, verblijven
dwelled {v} (past participle of dwell)  :: rondgedwaald
dwelled {v} (simple past of dwell)  :: dwaalde rond, dwaalden rond
dweller {n} (inhabitant) SEE: inhabitant  ::
dwelling {n} (a place or house in which a person lives)  :: woning, woonst {f}
dwindle {v} ((intransitive) to decrease, shrink, vanish)  :: verdwijnen, smelten, krimpen
dyadic {adj} (pertaining to the number two)  :: tweeledig, dyadisch
dyadic operation {n} (two-operand operation) SEE: binary operation  ::
dye {n} (die) SEE: die  ::
dyke {n} (lesbian)  :: pot {f}
dyke {n} (variant spelling of dike) SEE: dike  ::
Dyle {prop} (river)  :: Dijle {f}
dynamic {adj} (able to change)  :: dynamisch, dynamische
dynamic {adj} (not steady; in motion)  :: dynamisch, dynamische, veranderlijk, veranderlijke
dynamic {adj} (powerful)  :: dynamisch, dynamische
dynamic {n} (a behavior)  :: dynamiek {m}
dynamic {n} (the varying loudness or volume)  :: dynamiek {m}
dynamic memory {n} (computer memory)  :: dynamisch geheugen {n}
dynamics {n} (a branch of mechanics)  :: dynamica {f}, stromingsleer {f}
dynamite {n} (class of explosives)  :: dynamiet {n}
dynamite {v} (to blow up with dynamite or other high explosive)  :: dynamiteren
dynamitist {n} (dynamiter) SEE: dynamiter  ::
dynamo {n} (dynamo-electric machine)  :: dynamo
dynastic war {n} (international conflict)  :: dynastieke oorlog
dynasty {n} (A series of rulers or dynasts from one family)  :: dynastie {f}
dyscalculia {n} (pathology: difficulty with numbers)  :: dyscalculie {f}
dysentery {n} (disease characterised by inflammation of the intestines)  :: dysenterie {f}
dysfunctional {adj} (functioning incorrectly or abnormally)  :: dysfunctioneel, dysfunctionele
dyslexia {n} (learning disability)  :: dyslexie
dyspeptic {adj} (irritable or morose)  :: gemelijk, prikkelbaar, moroos
dyspeptic {adj} (of, relating to, or having dyspepsia)  :: misselijkmakend
dysphemism {n} (use of a derogatory or vulgar word to replace a neutral one)  :: dysfemisme {n}
dysphemism {n} (Word or phrase used to replace another in this way)  :: dysfemisme
dysphoria {n} (state of feeling unwell, unhappy, restless or depressed)  :: ongenoegen, neerslachtigheid, onrust
dysprosium {n} (chemical element)  :: dysprosium {n}
dysthymia {n} (form of clinical depression)  :: dysthymie {f}
dystopia {n} (miserable society)  :: dystopie {f}
dystopia {n} (vision of a future)  :: dystopie {f},antiutopie {f}