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façade {n} (deceptive outward appearance)  :: façade {f}
façade {n} (face of a building)  :: gevel {m}, façade {f}
fable {n} (fictitious narration to enforce some useful truth or precept)  :: fabel {f}
fabliau {n} (genre of short farcical tales)  :: fabliau
fabric {n} (framework underlying a structure)  :: weefsel {n}
fabric {n} (material made of fibers)  :: stof {f}, weefsel {n}
fabric {n} (texture of a cloth)  :: textuur
fabricate {v} (to form by art and labor; to manufacture)  :: fabriceren
fabricate {v} (to invent and form; to forge)  :: fabriceren
fabric softener {n} (a chemical agent used to prevent static cling and make fabric softer)  :: wasverzachter
facade {n} (façade) SEE: façade  ::
face {n} (facial expression)  :: gelaatsuitdrukking {f}
face {n} (of a polyhedron)  :: zijde
face {n} (part of head)  :: gezicht {n}, aangezicht {n}, gelaat {n}
face {n} (public image)  :: gezicht {n}
face {n} (slang: the mouth)  :: bakkes {m}
face {v} (deal with, confront)  :: onder ogen zien, mee afrekenen, tegemoet gaan, de confrontatie aangaan met
face {v} (have its front closest to)  :: naar ... (gericht) staan
face {v} (position oneself/itself towards)  :: zich richten naar, zich richten (op)
Facebook {prop} (a social-networking website)  :: Facebook
facepalm {v} (bring the face to the palm of the hand)  :: het gezicht in de handen verbergen
facepalm {v} (bring the palm of the hand to the face)  :: het gezicht in de handen verbergen, zich voor de kop slaan
facetious {adj} (flippant)  :: spottend, spotterig
facetious {adj} (pleasantly humorous, jocular)  :: grappig
face to face {adv} (in person)  :: oog in oog
face-to-face {adv} (face to face) SEE: face to face  ::
face value {n} (the stated value or amount)  :: nominale waarde {f}, naamwaarde {f}
facial expression {n} (expression or countenance that seems to an onlooker to be represented by the appearance of a person's face)  :: gezichtsuitdrukking {f}
facility {n} (dexterity, skill)  :: aanleg {m}, gemak {n}
facility {n} (physical means of doing something)  :: inrichting {f}, voorziening {f}, faciliteit {f}
facsimile {v} (fax) SEE: fax  ::
fact {n} (an honest observation)  :: feit {n}
fact {n} (an objective consensus on a fundamental reality)  :: feit {n}
fact {n} (information about a particular subject)  :: feit {n}
fact {n} (something actual)  :: feit {n}
fact {n} (something concrete used as a basis for further interpretation)  :: feit {n}
fact {n} (something which has become real)  :: feit {n}
faction {n} (group of people)  :: fractie
factor {n} (doer, maker)  :: uitvoerder {m}
factorial {n} (mathematical operation or its result)  :: faculteit
factory {n} (manufacturing place)  :: fabriek {f}
factory {n} (producing device)  :: fabriek {f}
factotum {n} (general servant)  :: factotum {m}, manusje-van-alles {n}
factotum {n} (jack-of-all-trades)  :: factotum {m}, manusje-van-alles {n}
factual {adj} (of facts)  :: feitelijk
factually {adv} (in a factual manner)  :: feitelijk
facultative {adj} (not obligate; optional)  :: facultatief
faculty {n} (division of a university)  :: faculteit
fad {n} (phenomenon)  :: modegril, manie, liefhebberij
fade {adj} (tasteless)  :: saai, smaakloos
fade {v} (to become faded)  :: verzwakken, verslappen, verwelken [plants]
fade {v} (to lose freshness)  :: verbleken, verwelken
fade {v} (to vanish)  :: verzinken, verdwijnen, wegkwijnen
fag {n} (homosexual)  :: flikker, homo {m}, holebi {m} {f} [also includes lesbians and bisexuals]
fag-end {n} (cigarette butt) SEE: butt  ::
faggot {n} (male homosexual) SEE: fag  ::
faience {n} (type of tin-glazed earthenware ceramic)  :: faience
fail {v} (be negligent)  :: negeren
fail {v} (be unsuccessful)  :: mislukken, falen
fail {v} (cause to fail)  :: buizen
fail {v} (cease to operate)  :: mankeren
fail {v} (not achieve a goal)  :: mislukken, falen
fail-safe {n} (device or mechanism)  :: fouttolerant
failure {n} (object or person incapable of success)  :: mislukkeling {m} {f} [person], mislukking {f} [thing]
failure {n} (state of condition opposite success)  :: mislukking {f}, faling {f}, fout
failure {n} (termination of the ability of an item to perform its required function)  :: mislukking {f}
fain {adj} (glad)  :: gevallig
fain {adj} (satisfied)  :: tevreden
fain {adv} (gladly)  :: graag, met plezier
fain {v} (be delighted)  :: zich verheugen
fain {v} (gladden)  :: verheugen, blij maken
faint {adj} (lacking distinctness)  :: zwak
faint {adj} (lacking strength)  :: zwak
faint {adj} (performed in a weak or feeble manner)  :: zwak
faint {adj} (wanting in courage)  :: zwak
faint {v} (to lose consciousness)  :: flauwvallen, [formal] bezwijmen
fair {adj} (adequate, reasonable, decent)  :: redelijk, schappelijk, doenbaar
fair {adj} (just, equitable)  :: eerlijk, rechtvaardig, rechtschapen, correct, fair
fair {adj} (light in color or pale)  :: bleek, blank
fair {adj} (pretty or attractive)  :: bevallig, mooi
fair {n} (celebration)  :: jaarmarkt {m}, kermis {m}, braderie {f}
fair {n} (market)  :: beurs {m}
fair {n} (professional event, trade fair)  :: beurs {m} {f}
fair {v} (to bring into perfect alignment)  :: uitlijnen
fair {v} (to smoothen a surface)  :: effenen
fair enough {interj} (very well)  :: heel goed
fairheaded {adj} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
fair sex {n} (women)  :: het schone geslacht {n}
fairway {n} ((golf) the area between the tee and the green)  :: vrije baan tussen tee en green
fairway {n} ((nautical) a navigable channel in a harbour)  :: vaargeul {c}
fairy {n} (mythical being)  :: fee {f}
fairy floss {n} (fairy floss) SEE: candy floss  ::
fairy godmother {n} (benevolent magical female)  :: goede fee {f}
fairy godmother {n} (generous benefactor)  :: weldoenster {f}
fairy tale {n} (a folktale)  :: sprookje {n}
fait accompli {n} (An established fact)  :: voldongen feit {n}
faith {n} (feeling that something is true)  :: vertrouwen {n}, geloof {n},
faithful {adj} (loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause)  :: getrouw
faithfulness {n} (the state of being faithful)  :: trouw {m} {f}
fake {adj} (not real)  :: nep
fake {v} (to make a false display of)  :: voorwenden
fakir {n} (ascetic mendicant)  :: fakir {m}
falafel {n} (Middle Eastern food)  :: falafel
falchion {n} (sword)  :: fautsoen
falcon {n} (bird of the genus Falco)  :: valk {m}
falconer {n} (a person who breeds or trains hawks)  :: valkenier {m}
falconry {n} (Sport of hunting by using trained birds of prey)  :: valkerij {f}
Falkland Islands {prop} (overseas territory of the UK in the South Atlantic)  :: Falklandeilanden
fall {n} (act of moving in gas or vacuum under the effect of gravity from a point to a lower point)  :: val {m}
fall {n} (loss of greatness or status)  :: val {m}, ondergang {m}
fall {n} (season) SEE: autumn  ::
fall {v} (become or change into)  :: (ziek, verliefd, zwanger) worden, (in slaap) vallen
fall {v} (move to a lower position under the effect of gravity)  :: vallen
fallacious {adj} (characterized by fallacy; false or mistaken)  :: bedrieglijk
fallacy {n} (deceptive or false appearance)  :: drogreden
fallacy {n} (false argument)  :: drogreden {m} {f}, schijnreden {f}, sofisme {n}
fall apart {v} (be emotionally in crisis)  :: instorten
fall apart {v} (intransitive: break into pieces through being in a dilapidated state)  :: uiteenvallen (e.g. books), uit elkaar vallen (e.g. books), instorten (e.g. buildings)
fall asleep {v} (euphemism for "to die")  :: ontslapen
fall asleep {v} (to pass into sleep)  :: in slaap vallen, inslapen
fall down {v} (to fall to the ground)  :: neervallen
fallen {n} (casualties of battle or war)  :: gevallenen {p}
fallibility {n} (state of being prone to error)  :: feilbaarheid
falling star {n} (shooting star) SEE: shooting star  ::
fall in love {v} (to come to have feelings of love towards each other)  :: verliefd worden, verlieven
fall in love {v} (to come to have feelings of love)  :: verliefd worden, verlieven
Fallopian tube {n} (duct)  :: eileider {m}
fall out {v} (cease to be on friendly terms)  :: in onmin raken
fallout {n} (event of airborne particles falling to the ground)  :: fall-out {m}
fall over {v} (fall from an upright position to a horizontal position)  :: omvallen
fallow {adj} (of land, left unseeded)  :: braakliggend
fallow {n} (ground left unseeded for a year)  :: dries {m}, valg {f}, braakland {n}, valgeland {n}
fallow deer {n} (Dama dama, a ruminant mammal)  :: damhert {n}
false {n} (spurious, artificial)  :: vals, onecht
false {n} (state in Boolean logic that indicates a negative result)  :: onwaar, vals
false {n} (untrue, not factual, wrong)  :: onwaar, vals, fout, onjuist
false acacia {n} (black locust) SEE: black locust  ::
false alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
false friend {n} (a word in one language that looks like a word in another language but has a different meaning)  :: valse vriend {m}
falsehood {n} (false statement)  :: onwaarheid {f}
falsehood {n} (state of being false)  :: onwaarheid {f}
falsely {adv} (in a false manner)  :: valselijk
false negative {n} (statistics: type II error) SEE: type II error  ::
false punishment {n} (unauthorized disciplinary action)  :: onterechte straf {f}
falsifiability {n} (quality of being falsafiable)  :: falsifieerbaarheid {f}
falsifiable {adj} (able to be proven false)  :: falsifieerbaar
falsify {v} (to alter so as to be false)  :: vervalsen
falsify {v} (to counterfeit, forge)  :: vervalsen
falter {v} (To stammer) SEE: stammer  ::
falter {v} (To waver or be unsteady)  :: wankelen
fame {n} (state of being famous)  :: bekendheid {f}
Famennian {prop}  :: Famennien
familiar {adj} (acquainted)  :: vertrouwd
familiar {adj} (inappropriately intimate or friendly)  :: familiair
familiar {adj} (intimate or friendly)  :: vertrouwd
familiar {adj} (known to one)  :: bekend
familiar {n} (attendant spirit)  :: geleidegeest {m}, geleidedier {n}
family {n} (group of people related by blood, marriage, law, or custom)  :: familie {f}
family {n} (immediate family, e.g. parents and their children)  :: familie {f}, gezin {n}
family {n} (linguistics: a group of languages believed to have descended from the same ancestral language)  :: familie {f}
family {n} (rank in a taxonomic classification, above both genus and species)  :: familie {f}
family doctor {n} (practitioner of family medicine) SEE: general practitioner  ::
family name {n} (surname) SEE: surname  ::
famine {n} (extreme shortage of food in a region)  :: hongersnood {m}
famished {adj} (extremely hungry)  :: uitgehongerd
famous {adj} (in the public eye)  :: alom bekend
famous {adj} (well known)  :: beroemd
fan {n} (admirer)  :: fan {m} {f}, bewonderaar {m}, bewonderaarster {f}, liefhebber
fan {n} (electrical device)  :: ventilator
fan {n} (hand-held device)  :: waaier
fanciful {adj} (imaginative or unreal)  :: denkbeeldig, verzonnen, fantastisch, fantasievol
fancy {v} (To be sexually attracted to)  :: zich aangetrokken voelen tot iemand
fancy {v} (To imagine)  :: zich voorstellen
fanfare {n} (a flourish of trumpets or horns)  :: fanfare {c}
fan fiction {n} (uncountable; fiction made by fans)  :: fanfictie {f}
fang {n} (a tooth that can inject venom)  :: giftand {m}
fang {n} (canine tooth)  :: hoektand {m}, vangtand {m}
fanny {n} (buttocks) SEE: ass or bum  ::
fanny {n} (Sexual intercourse with a woman) SEE: pussy  ::
fanny {n} (vulva or vagina) SEE: pussy  ::
fantasise {v} (fantasise) SEE: fantasize  ::
fantastic {adj} (based in fantasy rather than reality)  :: fantasierijk
fantastic {adj} (incredibly wonderful)  :: fantastisch, grandioos
fantastical {adj} (fanciful) SEE: fanciful  ::
fantastical {adj} (fantastic) SEE: fantastic  ::
fantasy {n}  :: fantasie
fantasy {n} (imagining)  :: fantasie
fantasy {n} (literary genre)  :: fantasy
Fantizi {prop} (Traditional Chinese) SEE: Traditional Chinese  ::
fan translation {n} (unofficial translation of a computer game or video game)  :: niet-commerciële vertaling
faqir {n} (fakir) SEE: fakir  ::
far {adj} (remote in space)  :: ver
far {adv} (context: with a comparative) SEE: very much  ::
far {adv} (distant in space, time, or degree)  :: ver
far {n} (spelt) SEE: spelt  ::
farad {n} (unit of capacitance)  :: farad {m}
farandole {n} (a lively chain dance)  :: farandole
faraway {adj} (distant)  :: afgelegen, ver weg
farce {n} (style of humor)  :: klucht {f}
fardingbag {n} (rumen) SEE: rumen  ::
fare {n} (food and drink)  :: dieet {n}, levensmiddelen {p}
fare {n} (money paid for a transport ticket)  :: veergeld {n}, veerloon {n} [both specific to ferries], vervoersprijs
fare {n} (paying passenger)  :: betalende passagier {m} {f}, reiziger {m}, [on a vessel] opvarende {m} {f}
fare {n} (supplies for consumption or pleasure)  :: voorraad {n}, voorraadje {n}, proviand
fare {v} (to travel)  :: varen [notably over water], reizen
fare dodger {n} (a person who deliberately avoids payment for public transport)  :: zwartrijder {m}, blinde passagier ["blind passenger"]
farewell {adj} (parting, valedictory, final)  :: vaarwel
farewell {n} (an act of departure)  :: afscheid {n}
farewell {n} (a wish of happiness at parting)  :: vaarwel {n}
far-fetched {adj} (not likely)  :: vergezocht
far-flung {adj} (distant)  :: verafgelegen
farm {n} (a place where agricultural activities take place)  :: boerderij {f}, hoeve {f}
farmboy {n} (boy who works on a farm)  :: boerenjongen {m}, boerenzoon {m}
farmer {n} (person who works the land or who keeps livestock)  :: boer {m}, boerin {f}, landbouwer {m} (crops), veehouder {m} (livestock)
farming {n} (agriculture) SEE: agriculture  ::
farmstead {n} (farm including its buildings)  :: hoeve {c}
farmstead {n} (main building of a farm)  :: hoeve {c}
Faroe Islands {prop} (group of islands between Scotland and Iceland)  :: Faeröer
Faroese {adj} (pertaing to the Faroese language, people or Faroe Islands)  :: Faeröers
Faroese {prop} (language)  :: Faeröers {n}
Faroish {adj} (pertaing to the Faroish language, people or Faroe Islands)  :: Faeröers
Faroish {prop} (language)  :: Faeröers {n}
far point {n} (eye can focus)  :: vertepunt {n}
far-reaching {adj} (Having a broad or widespread range, scope or influence)  :: vergaand
farrier {n} (person who trims and shoes horses' hooves)  :: hoefsmid {m}
Farsi {prop} (Persian language) SEE: Persian  ::
fart {n} (an emission of flatulent gases)  :: wind {m}, scheet {m}
fart {v} (to emit flatulent gases)  :: een wind laten, scheet laten
farther {adj} (comparative of far)  :: verder
farther {adv} (comparative of far)  :: verder
fascia {n} (dashboard) SEE: dashboard  ::
fascism {n} (extreme totalitarian political regime)  :: fascisme {n}
fascist {adj} (of or relating to fascism)  :: fascistisch
fashion {n} (current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons)  :: mode
fashionable {adj} (characteristic of or influenced by a current popular trend or style)  :: modieus
fashion-conscious {adj} (interested in the latest fashions)  :: modebewust
fast {adj} (capable of moving with great speed)  :: snel, vlug, rap, kwiek, gezwind
fast {adj} (firmly or securely fixed in place)  :: vast
fast {adv} (with great speed)  :: snel, vlug
fast {n} (fasting) SEE: fasting  ::
fast {n} (train that only calls at some stations) SEE: express  ::
fast {v} (to abstain from or eat very little food)  :: vasten
fasten {v} (to attach or connect in a secure manner)  :: vastmaken
fast food {n} (type of meal that is often pre-prepared and served quickly)  :: snelvoedsel {f}; snelle hap {m}; haastkost {m}; flitskost {m}; gemakvoedsel {f}
fast forward {v} (to cause media to roll fast)  :: vooruitspoelen, doorspoelen
fast-forward {v} (fast forward) SEE: fast forward  ::
fastidious {adj} (difficult to please)  :: veeleisend
fastidious {adj} (excessively particular)  :: kieskeurig
fastidious {adj} (overly concerned about tidiness)  :: scrupuleus
fasting {n} (act or practice of abstaining from or eating very little food)  :: vasten {n}
fasting {n} (period of time when one abstains from or eats very little food)  :: vasten {m}
fat {adj} (bountiful)  :: vet
fat {adj} (carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one's body)  :: vet, dik, gezet, corpulent, volslank
fat {adj} (thick)  :: dik, gezet, corpulent
fat {n} (refined substance chemically resembling the oils in animal fat)  :: vet {n}
fat {n} (specialized animal tissue)  :: vet {n}, vetlaag {f}
fat {n} (vat) SEE: vat  ::
fat {v} (to make fat; to fatten)  :: vetmesten
fatal {adj} (causing death)  :: fataal, fatale
fatal {adj} (foreboding death)  :: fataal, fatale
fatal {adj} (proceeding from fate)  :: fataal, fatale
fatalism {n} (doctrine that all events are subject to fate)  :: fatalisme {n}
Fata Morgana {n} (fata morgana) SEE: fata morgana  ::
fat dormouse {n} (edible dormouse) SEE: edible dormouse  ::
fate {n} (confidence)  :: vertrouwen {n}
fate {n} (destiny)  :: lot {n}
fate {n} (inevitable events)  :: lot {n}
fate {n} (that which predetermines events)  :: lot {n}, beschikking {f}
fateful {adj} (momentous, significant, setting or sealing ones fate)  :: noodlottig
Fates {prop} (supernatural beings who control destiny)  :: schikgodinnen
fat-free {adj} (not containing fat)  :: vet-vrij, vetvrij
fathead minnow {n} (Pimephales promelas)  :: Amerikaanse dikkop-elrits
father {n} (male parent)  :: vader {m}, papa [informal]
father {n} (term of address for an elderly man)  :: vadertje {n}
Father {prop} (God, the father of Creation)  :: Vader {m}
Father {prop} (term of address for a Christian priest)  :: pater, eerwaarde {m}, mijnheer pastoor {m}
father figure {n} (one who represents, behaves as, or is regarded as a father)  :: vaderfiguur {m}
fatherhood {n} (being a father)  :: vaderschap {n}
father-in-law {n} (One's spouse's father)  :: schoonvader {m}
fatherland {n} (fatherland)  :: vaderland {n}
Father's Day {n} (holiday in celebration of fatherhood)  :: Vaderdag
Father Time {prop} (Personification of time)  :: Vadertje Tijd
fathom {n} (measure of length)  :: vadem
Fatimite {n} (Fatimid) SEE: Fatimid  ::
fatso {n} (an overweight person)  :: vetzak {m}, fats {m}
fatty acid {n} (acid)  :: vetzuur {n}
fatuous {adj} (obnoxiously stupid, vacantly silly, content in one's foolishness)  :: dwaas, onwijs
fatwa {n} (legal opinion, decree or ruling issued by a mufti)  :: fatwa {m}
fatware {n} (bloatware) SEE: bloatware  ::
faucet {n} (tap) SEE: tap  ::
fault {n} (geological fracture through rock)  :: breuk {c}
fault {v} (to criticize, blame or find fault with something or someone)  :: beschuldigen
faultless {adj} (without fault)  :: loepzuiver
faulty {adj} (having or displaying faults; not perfect; not adequate or acceptable)  :: kapot, gebrekkig
faun {n} (a mythical creature)  :: faun
fauna {n} (animals considered as a group)  :: fauna {m} {f}
faux ami {n} (false friend)  :: valse vriend {m}, faux ami {m}
favid coral {n} (brain coral) SEE: brain coral  ::
favor {n} (deed in which help is voluntarily provided)  :: dienst, gunst
favorable {adj} (auspicious) SEE: favourable  ::
favorable {adj} (opportune) SEE: favourable  ::
favorable {adj} (pleasing) SEE: favourable  ::
favorable {adj} (useful) SEE: favourable  ::
favorite {adj} (preferred)  :: favoriet, lievelings-, geliefkoost
favour {n} (favor) SEE: favor  ::
favour {v} (favor) SEE: favor  ::
favourite {adj} (favorite) SEE: favorite  ::
fawn {adj} (pertaining to the colour)  :: reebruin
fawn {n} (colour)  :: reebruin {n}
fawn {n} (young deer)  :: hertenjong {n}
fawn {v} (exhibit affection)  :: vleien
fawn {v} (seek favour by flattery)  :: vleien, versieren
fawn {v} (wag tail)  :: kwispelen
fax {n} (document transmitted by telephone)  :: fax {m}
fax {v} (send document)  :: faxen
faze {v} (to frighten or cause hesitation; to daunt)  :: afschrikken
FBI {prop} (Federal Bureau of Investigation)  :: FBI {m}
f-bomb {n} (euphemism for "fuck") SEE: f-word  ::
fealty {n} (fidelity to one's lord)  :: trouw, loyaal
fealty {n} (the oath by which this obligation was assumed)  :: eed van trouw
fear {n} (a phobia; sense of fear induced by something or someone)  :: angst {f}, schrik {f}
fear {n} (uncountable: emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat)  :: angst, vrees {f}
fear {v} (feel fear about (something))  :: vrezen
fearless {adj} (free from fear)  :: onbevreesd
fearlessness {n} (quality of being fearless)  :: onbevreesdheid {f}
fearmonger {n} (alarmist) SEE: alarmist  ::
feasibility {n} (state of being feasible)  :: haalbaarheid {f}
feasible {adj} (that can be done in practice)  :: mogelijk, haalbaar
feast {n} (meal)  :: feestmaaltijd {n}
feat {n} (An accomplishment that's relatively rare or difficult)  :: prestatie {f}, verwezenlijking {f}
feather {n} (branching, hair-like structure that grows on the bodies of birds)  :: veer {f}, veder {f}, pluim {f}
feathered {adj} (covered with feathers)  :: bevederd
feature {n} (computing: beneficial capability of a piece of software)  :: eigenschap {f}
feature {n} (important or main item)  :: eigenschap {f}
feature {n} (long, prominent, article or item in the media)  :: hoofdartikel {n}, verslag {n}
feature {n} (one of the physical constituents of the face)  :: trek {m}, gelaatstrek {m}
feature {v} (ascribe the greatest importance)  :: (laten) oplichten, benadrukken
feature {v} (star, contain)  :: met, bevatten
feature film {n} (any film produced to be shown in cinemas before being released for home viewing)  :: speelfilm {m}, avondvullende film {m}
feature film {n} (the main, full-length film in a cinema program)  :: hoofdfilm {m}
febrile {adj} (feverish)  :: koortsig, koortsachtig
febrile {adj} (full of nervous energy)  :: koortsachtig
February {prop} (second month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: februari {m}
feceate {v} (to discharge feces from the digestive tract)  :: zuiver
feces {n} (digested waste material discharged from the bowels)  :: faeces {p}, uitwerpselen {n}
feckless {adj} (lacking purpose)  :: doelloos
feckless {adj} (lacking the courage to act in any meaningful way)  :: lamlendig
feckless {adj} (lacking vitality)  :: futloos
feckless {adj} (without skill, ineffective)  :: inefficiënt, onhandig
fecundity {n} (ability to cause growth)  :: vruchtbaarheid {f}
fecundity {n} (ability to produce offspring)  :: vruchtbaarheid {f}
fecundity {n} (rate of production of young by a female)  :: vruchtbaarheid {f}
fecundity {n} (rate or capacity of offspring production)  :: vruchtbaarheid {f}
federalization {n} (unification of states)  :: federalisering {f}
federalize {v} (unite into a federation)  :: federaliseren
Federal Republic of Germany {prop} (Germany's official name)  :: Bondsrepubliek Duitsland {f}
federation {n} (array of nations or states)  :: federatie {f}, bondstaat {m}
fee {n} (monetary payment charged for professional services)  :: prijs {m}, honorarium {n}
feeble {adj} (deficient in physical strength)  :: zwak
feeble-minded {adj} (unintelligent)  :: zwak begaafd
feed {n} (a gathering to eat, especially in quantity)  :: festijn {n}
feed {n} (food given to (especially herbivorous) animals)  :: voer {n}, voeder {n}
feed {n} (something supplied continuously; as, a satellite feed)  :: aanvoer {m}
feed {v} (to eat, see also: eat)  :: zich voeden met
feed {v} (to give food to eat)  :: voeden, voeren
feed {v} (to give to a machine for processing)  :: invoeren
feeder {n} (baseball:pitcher) SEE: pitcher  ::
feeding bottle {n} (feeding bottle)  :: zuigfles {f} {m}
feel {v} (transitive: to experience an emotion or other mental state about)  :: voelen
feel {v}  :: voelen (touch), zich voelen
feeler {n} (an antenna or appendage used to feel, as on an insect)  :: voelspriet, voeldraad, voelhoorn
feeler {n} (someone or something that feels)  :: voeler {m}, voelende {m}
feeler {n} (Something ventured to test other's feelings)  :: proefballon {m}
feeling {adj} (emotionally sensitive)  :: gevoelig
feeling {n} (emotion)  :: gevoel {n}, emotie {f}
feeling {n} (in plural: emotional attraction or desire)  :: gevoelens {n-p}
feeling {n} (in plural: emotional state or well-being)  :: gevoelens {n-p}
feeling {n} (intuition)  :: voorgevoel {n}
feeling {n} (sensation)  :: gevoel {n}
feel like {v} (to have a desire for something, or to do something)  :: zin hebben
feet {n} (foot) SEE: foot  ::
feet on the ground {adv} (translations for "have one's feet on the ground"")  :: met beide voeten op de grond blijven
feign {v} (to dissemble)  :: verbergen, verzwijgen
feign {v} (to give a mental existence to something)  :: veinzen, inbeelden
feign {v} (to make a false copy)  :: fingeren, voorwenden, veinzen
feijoa {n} (shrub)  :: feijoa
feint {n} (a movement made to confuse the opponent)  :: schijnbeweging
feisty {adj} (belligerent)  :: strijdlustig, strijdbaar, vechtlustig
feisty {adj} (easily offended)  :: lichtgeraakt
feisty {adj} (tenacious)  :: hardnekkig
felicide {n} (killing of cats)  :: katmoord
felicitate {v} (congratulate) SEE: congratulate  ::
felicitation {n} (congratulation) SEE: congratulation  ::
felicitous {adj} (happening at the right time)  :: gepast, passend, opportuun
felicitous {adj} (linguistics: semantically and pragmatically coherent)  :: gepast, passend
felicity {n} (happiness) SEE: happiness  ::
feline {adj} (of or pertaining to cat)  :: katachtig
feline {n} (cat) SEE: cat  ::
fell {v} (to make something fall)  :: vellen
fellate {v} (to suck off)  :: fellatio doen, pijpen
fellatio {n} (oral stimulation of penis)  :: pijpen
felony {n} (A serious criminal offense)  :: zwaar misdrijf
felt {n} (cloth made of matted fibres of wool)  :: vilt {n}
felt-tip pen {n} (pen that holds ink conveyed to a writing surface by a felt nib)  :: viltstift
felucca {n} (sailing boat)  :: feloek
female {adj} (belonging to the sex with larger, fertilizable gametes)  :: vrouwelijk
female {n} (one of the feminine sex or gender)  :: vrouw {f}
female genital cutting {n} (female genital mutilation) SEE: female genital mutilation  ::
femidom {n} (female condom) SEE: female condom  ::
feminine {n} (that which is feminine)  :: vrouwelijke {n}
feminism {n} (the social theory or political movement)  :: feminisme {n}
feminist {adj} (relating to or in accordance with feminism)  :: feministisch
feminist {n} (advocate of feminism; person who believes in bringing about the equality of men and women)  :: feminist {m}, feministe {f}
feminist {n} (member of a feminist political movement)  :: feminist {m}, feministe {f}
femur {n} (thighbone)  :: dijbeen {n}
fence {n} (barrier)  :: hek {n}, omheining {f}
fencer {n} (a participant in the sport of fencing)  :: schermer {m}, schermster {f}
fencing {n} (fences used as barriers or an enclosure)  :: hekwerk {n}
fencing {n} (sport)  :: schermen
fender-bender {n} (minor car accident)  :: blikschade {f}
fennec {n} (fox)  :: fennek {m}
fennec fox {n} (fox) SEE: fennec  ::
fennel {n} (Foeniculum vulgare, the plant)  :: venkel {m}
fennel {n} (spice used in cooking)  :: venkel {m}
fenugreek {n} (spice)  :: honingklaver, fenegriek
feral {adj} (wild, untamed, especially of domesticated animals having returned to the wild)  :: verwilderd, wild
fermata {n} (holding a note beyond its usual duration or the notation representing it)  :: fermate
ferment {n} (substance causing fermentation)  :: gist
ferment {v} (to cause unrest)  :: stoken
ferment {v} (to react using fermentation)  :: gisten
fermentation {n} (anaerobic biochemical reaction)  :: fermentatie, gisting
fermion {n} (a particle with totally antisymmetric composite quantum states)  :: fermion {n}
fermium {n} (chemical element)  :: fermium {n}
fern {n} (plant)  :: varen {c}
ferocious {adj} (Marked by extreme and violent energy)  :: woest, wild
ferret {n} (the mammal Mustela putorius furo)  :: fret {m}
ferrier {n} (ferryman) SEE: ferryman  ::
ferriferous {adj} (Containing iron)  :: ijzerhoudend
Ferris wheel {n} (ride at a fair consisting of large wheel)  :: reuzenrad {n}
ferroconcrete {n} (building material)  :: gewapend beton {n}
ferromagnetic {adj} (easily magnetized)  :: ferromagnetisch
ferromagnetism {n} (the phenomenon whereby certain substances can become permanent magnets)  :: ferromagnetisme
ferruginous duck {n} (Aythya nyroca)  :: witoogeend
ferry {n} (boat)  :: veer {n}, veerpont
ferryboat {n} (boat)  :: veerboot {f} {m}
ferryman {n} (man who operates a ferry)  :: veerman {m}
fertile {adj} ((of land etc) capable of growing abundant crops)  :: vruchtbaar
fertility {n} (the condition, or the degree of being fertile)  :: vruchtbaarheid
fertilizer {n} (a chemical compound created to have the same effect.)  :: kunstmest {m}
fertilizer {n} (a natural substance that is used to make the ground more suitable for growing plants)  :: mest {m}
fervent {adj} (exhibiting particular enthusiasm, zeal, conviction, persistence, or belief)  :: fervent
fervour {n} (fervor) SEE: fervor  ::
fescue {n} (stick, etc., used chiefly to point out letters to children) SEE: pointer  ::
fess {n} (band)  :: faas {m} {f}
fess up {v} (confess) SEE: confess  ::
festival {n} (celebration)  :: festival {n}
festive {adj} (having the atmosphere, decoration, or attitude of a festival, holiday, or celebration)  :: feestelijk, feestelijke
festivity {n} (experience or expression)  :: vreugde {f}
festivity {n}  :: feestelijkheid {f}, festiviteit {f}
festivity {n} (festival)  :: festiviteit {f}
festoon {n} (ornament which hangs loosely from two tacked spots)  :: festoen {n}
feta {n} (a variety of curd cheese)  :: feta {m}
fetch {v} (To retrieve; to bear towards; to get)  :: halen
fetid {adj} (Foul-smelling)  :: walmend
fetter {n} (object used to bind a person or animal by its legs)  :: boeien
fetus {n} (fetus)  :: foetus {n}
feud {n} (A state of long-standing mutual hostility)  :: vete {c}
feud {n} (estate granted to a vassal)  :: leengoed
feud {n}  :: vete {f}
feudalism {n} (social system)  :: feodalisme {n}, leenstelsel {n}
feudalistic {adj} (of feudalism) SEE: feudal  ::
feudal law {n} (absolute use)  :: leenrecht {n}
feudal lord {n} (lord in a feudal system)  :: leenheer {m}
feuilleton {n} (article that appears in a feuilleton)  :: feuilleton {m}
fever {n} (higher than normal body temperature)  :: verhoging {f}, koorts {f}
fever bush {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
feverfew {n} (Tanacetum parthenium)  :: moederkruid {n}
few {determiner} (indefinite, usually small number)  :: weinig
fewer {determiner} (comparative of few; a smaller number)  :: minder
fez {n} (clothing)  :: fez
Fez {prop} (city in Morocco)  :: Fez
f-hole {n} (hole in instrument)  :: klankgat {n}
fiancé {n} (man who is engaged to be married)  :: verloofde {m}
fiancée {n} (woman who is engaged to be married)  :: verloofde {f}
fib {n} (a more or less inconsequential lie)  :: leugentje, gejok
fib {v} (to tell a more or less inconsequential lie)  :: jokken
fiber {n} (fibre) SEE: fibre  ::
fiberglass {n} (fibreglass) SEE: fibreglass  ::
fiberise {v} (fiberize) SEE: fiberize  ::
fiber plant {n} (plant species)  :: vezelplant
fibre {n} (dietary fibre) SEE: dietary fibre  ::
fibre {n} (material in the form of fibres)  :: draad {m}
fibre {n} (moral strength and reserve)  :: moraal {n}
fibre {n} (single elongated piece of material)  :: vezel {f}
fibreglass {n} (composite material)  :: glasvezel {f}
fibreglass {n} (glass extruded into fibers)  :: glasvezel {f}
fibreise {v} (fiberize) SEE: fiberize  ::
fibreize {v} (fiberize) SEE: fiberize  ::
fibrelike {adj} (like fibre)  :: vezelig, vezelachtig
fibrise {v} (fiberize) SEE: fiberize  ::
fibrize {v} (fiberize) SEE: fiberize  ::
fibroma {n} (benign tumour of fibrous connective tissue)  :: fibroom {n}
fibula {n} (calf bone) SEE: calf bone  ::
fickle {adj} (quick to change one’s opinion or allegiance)  :: wispelturig, onbetrouwbaar
fickleness {n} (quality of being fickle)  :: onbetrouwbaarheid, wispelturigheid
fiction {n} (invention)  :: fictie {f}
fiction {n} (literary type)  :: fictie {f}
fictional {adj} (invented, as opposed to real)  :: fictief
fictitious {adj} (invented)  :: fictief
fiddle {n} (instrument)  :: vedel {f}, viool {f}
fiddle {v} (to play traditional tunes on a violin in a non-classical style)  :: fiedelen
fiddler {n} (one who plays the fiddle)  :: vedelaar {m}, speelman {m}
fiddlesticks {interj} (Expression of disbelief or disdain)  :: flauwekul
fidget {v} (to move around nervously)  :: friemelen
fidgety {adj} (Having, or or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget)  :: ongedurig
fiduciary {n} (trustee)  :: gemachtigde, mandataris, curator
fie {interj} (an expression of disgust)  :: vij, foei
fiefdom {n} (estate controlled by a feudal lord)  :: heerlijkheid {f}, leen {n}, leengoed {n}
field {n} (course of study or domain of knowledge or practice)  :: vak {n}, vakgebied {n}, gebied {n}, terrein {n}
field {n} (in mathematics)  :: lichaam {f} [Netherlands], veld {n} [Belgium]
field {n} (land area free of woodland, cities, and towns; open country)  :: veld {n}
field {n} (physics: region affected by a particular force)  :: veld {n}
field {n} (place where a battle is fought)  :: slagveld {n}
field {n} (sports: area reserved for playing a game)  :: veld {n}, speelveld {n}
field {n} (wide, open space used to grow crops or to hold farm animals)  :: veld {n}, akker {n} [for crops], wei {f}, weide {f}, weiland {n} [for animals]
field artillery {n} (part of artillery)  :: veldartillerie, veldgeschut {n}
field hospital {n} (medical unit)  :: veldhospitaal
field marshal {n} (miliary rank)  :: veldmaarschalk {m}
field officer {n} (officer)  :: veldofficier {m}
fieldpiece {n} (mobile artillery piece)  :: veldkanon {n}
fiery {adj} (of, or relating to fire)  :: vurig
fifteen {num} (cardinal number)  :: vijftien {f}
fifteenth {adj} (ordinal form of number fifteen)  :: vijftiende (abbreviation 15e)
fifth {adj} (Ordinal form of the number 5)  :: vijfde (abbreviations 5de, 5e)
fifth {n} (fifth gear) SEE: fifth gear  ::
fifth {n} (musical interval)  :: kwint {m} {f}
Fifth {prop} (Fifth Amendment) SEE: Fifth Amendment  ::
fifth column {n} (a group of people which clandestinely undermines a larger group, such as a nation, to which it is expected to be loyal)  :: vijfde colonne {m} {f}
fifth wheel {n} (anything superfluous or unnecessary)  :: 't vijfde wiel (aan de wagen)
fiftieth {adj} (the ordinal form of the number fifty)  :: vijftigste
fifty {num} (cardinal number)  :: vijftig {f}
fifty-eight {num} (cardinal number)  :: achtenvijftig
fifty-five {num} (cardinal number)  :: vijfenvijftig
fifty-four {num} (cardinal number)  :: vierenvijftig
fifty-nine {num} (cardinal number)  :: negenenvijftig
fifty-one {num} (cardinal number)  :: eenenvijftig
fifty-seven {num} (cardinal number)  :: zevenenvijftig
fifty-six {num} (cardinal number)  :: zesenvijftig
fifty-three {num} (cardinal number)  :: drieënvijftig
fifty-two {num} (cardinal number)  :: tweeënvijftig
fig {n} (fruit)  :: vijg {f}
fig {n} (tree or shrub)  :: vijgenboom {m}
fight {n} (battle)  :: gevecht {n}, strijd {m}
fight {n} (conflict of will, strife)  :: strijd {m}
fight {n} (martial arts match)  :: gevecht {n}
fight {n} (occasion of fighting)  :: gevecht {n}
fight {n} (physical confrontation)  :: gevecht {n}, [colloquial, Flanders] boel {m}
fight {n} (will or ability to fight)  :: vechtlust {m}
fight {v} (to conduct or engage in)  :: uitvechten
fight {v} (to contend in physical conflict)  :: strijden, vechten
fight {v} (to counteract)  :: bevechten, bekampen
fight {v} (to engage in combat)  :: vechten tegen, vechten met, bevechten
fight {v} (to strive for)  :: opkomen voor, ijveren voor
fighter {n} (aircraft type)  :: gevechtsvliegtuig {n}, straaljager
fighter {n} (boxer) SEE: boxer  ::
fighter {n} (participant in a martial art)  :: vechter {m}, vechtsporter {m}, kamper {m}, kampvechter {m}
fighter {n} (person who fights)  :: vechter {m}, strijder {m}, kamper {m}, bestrijder {m}, bikkel {m}
fighter {n} (pugnacious, competetive person)  :: vechter {m}, kamper {m}
fighter {n} (warrior)  :: krijger {m}, strijder {m}, kamper {m}
fighter plane {n} (military aircraft)  :: jachtvliegtuig {n}
fighting fish {n} (Betta splendens)  :: Siamese kempvis {m}
fig leaf {n} (leaf of the fig plant)  :: vijgenblad {n}
figuratively {adv} (in a figurative manner)  :: figuurlijk
figure {n} (dance figure) SEE: dance figure  ::
figure {n} (drawing)  :: afbeelding {f}, figuur {m} {n}
figure {n} (figure of speech) SEE: figure of speech  ::
figure {n} (human figure; shape of human body)  :: figuur {m} {n}
figure {n} (numeral)  :: cijfer {n}
figure {n} (person)  :: personage {f} {n}
figure {n} (shape)  :: vorm {m}
figure {v} (to come to understand)  :: menen
figure {v} (to solve a problem)  :: berekenen
figurehead {n} (carved figure on the prow of a sailing ship)  :: boegbeeld {n}
figure of speech {n} (word or phrase)  :: (bij) manier van spreken, (bij) wijze van spreken, stijlfiguur {m}
figure out {v} (come to understand)  :: uitvogelen, er achter komen, ontcijferen, doorhebben
figure out {v} (to calculate) SEE: calculate  ::
figure skating {n} (sport where people perform spins, jumps and other moves on skates)  :: kunstschaatsen {n}, kunstrijden {n}
Fiji {prop} (Republic of the Fiji Islands)  :: Fiji
file {n} (chess: vertical line of squares)  :: lijn
file {n} (collection of papers)  :: dossier {n}, ordner
file {n} (column of people)  :: rij, kolonne, file (of cars)
file {n} (computer terminology)  :: bestand {n}, file
file {n} (cutting or smoothing tool)  :: vijl {f}
file {v} (to archive)  :: archiveren
file {v} (to smooth with a file)  :: vijlen
file {v} (to store computer data)  :: opslaan
file cabinet {n} (piece of office furniture) SEE: filing cabinet  ::
file extension {n} (string of characters)  :: bestandsextensie
file system {n} (method of organizing blocks)  :: bestandssysteem {n}
filing {n} (act of storing documents in an archive; archiving)  :: archivering {f}
filing {n} (particle that has been removed by a file or similar implement; a shaving)  :: vijlsel {n}, splinter {m}
Filipino {adj} (Of or pertaining to the Philippines or its people)  :: Filipijns
Filipino {n} (native or inhabitant of the Philippines)  :: Filipijns
fill {n} (amount that fills a container)  :: lading {f}
fill {n} (archeology: fill soil) SEE: fill soil  ::
fill {n} (something used to occupy empty spaces)  :: vulsel {n}, vulling {f}
fill {v} (add contents to, so it is full)  :: opvullen, aanvullen
fill {v} (become full of contents)  :: vullen
fill {v} (become pervaded with something)  :: vervullen
fill {v} (enter, making it full)  :: vullen
fill {v} (install someone or be installed in)  :: invullen
fill {v} (occupy fully, take up all of)  :: vullen
fill {v} (satisfy, obey)  :: vervullen
fill {v} (treat (a tooth))  :: vullen
filled {adj} (that is now full)  :: gevuld
fill in {v} (fill out) SEE: fill out  ::
fill in {v} (fill) SEE: fill  ::
fill in {v} (To substitute for somebody or something)  :: vervangen
filling station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
fillip {n} (the act of releasing the index finger from the hold of a thumb with a snap)  :: knip, vingerknip
fill out {v} (to complete a form)  :: invullen
fill out {v} (to have one's physique expand)  :: dikkerworden
fill up {v} (make full)  :: opvullen, vollopen
filly {n} (young female horse)  :: merrieveulen {n}
film {n} (motion picture)  :: film {m}
film {n} (photographic film)  :: film {m}
film {n} (thin layer)  :: laagje {n}, film {m} {f}
film director {n} (person)  :: regisseur {m}
filmic {adj} (of or relating to movies) SEE: cinematic  ::
filmmaker {n} (producer or director of films / movies)  :: filmmaker {m}
film star {n} (movie star) SEE: movie star  ::
filter {n} (any device or procedure that acts to separate or isolate)  :: filter {m}
filter {n} (device for separating impurities from a fluid or other substance)  :: filter {m}
filter {n} (electronics or software to separate unwanted signal)  :: filter {m}
filter {v} (to come or go a few at a time)  :: sijpelen, druppelen
filter {v} (to pass through a filter or to act as though passing through a filter)  :: sijpelen, filteren
filter {v} (to sort, sift, or isolate)  :: filteren
filtering {n} (filtrate) SEE: filtrate  ::
filthiness {n} (dirtiness) SEE: dirtiness  ::
filthy {adj} (covered with filth; very dirty)  :: smerig, vuil
fin {n} (aircraft component)  :: vin {f}, staartvin {f}
fin {n} (appendage of a fish)  :: vin {f} {m}
fin {n} (device used by divers)  :: zwemvlies {m} [usually in plural form: zwemvliezen]
fin {n} (of a bomb)  :: vin {f}
finagle {v} ((ambitransitive) to cheat or swindle; to use crafty, deceitful methods (often with "out of"))  :: foefelen, ritselen, zwendelen
finagle {v} ((transitive) to obtain or achieve by indirect and usually deceitful methods)  :: ontfutselen, ritselen
final {adj} (last; ultimate)  :: finaal, laatste, ultiem, definitief
final {n} (contest that narrows a field of contestants)  :: finale {f}
final {n} (sports: last round in a contest)  :: eindronde, finale {f}
final {n} (test or examination given at the end of a term or class)  :: eindexamen {n}
final examination {n} (a test)  :: eindexamen {n}
finalist {n} (participant in final)  :: finalist
finally {adv} (definitively)  :: uiteindelijk, ten slotte
finally {adv} (lastly)  :: uiteindelijk, ten slotte
finally {adv} (ultimately)  :: uiteindelijk
final straw {n} (last straw) SEE: last straw  ::
finance {n} (management of money and other assets)  :: financiering {f}
finance {n} (monetary resources)  :: financiën {p}
finance {n} (science of management of money and other assets)  :: financiën {p}
finance {v} (to obtain or provide funding for a transaction or undertaking)  :: financieren
financial {adj} (paying)  :: betalend, betalende
financial {adj} (related to finances)  :: financieel, financiële
financing {n} (funding) SEE: funding  ::
finback {n} (fin whale) SEE: fin whale  ::
finch {n} (any bird of the family Fringillidae)  :: vink {m}
find {n} (anything found)  :: vondst {f}
find {v} (decide that)  :: vinden, van mening zijn dat
find {v} (determine, judge)  :: achten
find {v} (discover) SEE: discover  ::
find {v} (encounter, locate, discover)  :: vinden, aantreffen
find {v} (point out)  :: vinden, ontdekken
finding {n} (result of research or an investigation)  :: vinding {f}
find out {v} (to discover)  :: ontdekken, onderzoeken, uitvinden
fine {adj} (being acceptable, adequate, passable, or satisfactory)  :: goed
fine {adj} (made up of particularly small pieces)  :: fijn
fine {adj} (of superior quality)  :: uitstekend
fine {adj} (of weather: sunny and not raining)  :: prachtig
fine {n} (payment for breaking the law)  :: boete
fine {v} (to issue a fine as punishment)  :: beboeten
fine arts {n} (purely aesthetic arts)  :: schone kunsten {p}
fine feathers make fine birds {proverb} (fine feathers make fine birds)  :: kleren maken de man
fine-grained {adj} (Consisting of fine particles)  :: fijnkorrelig
fine print {n} (details printed in small type)  :: kleine lettertjes {n}
finery {n} (fineness) SEE: fineness  ::
finger {n} (extremity of the hand)  :: vinger {m}
finger {n} (small amount of beverage in a glass)  :: vinger {m}, bodempje {n}
finger {v} (to identify or point out)  :: aanwijzen
finger {v} (to penetrate and sexually stimulate with one's finger)  :: vingeren; vingeren
finger {v} (to poke)  :: vingeren (only used for fondling the vagina), porren
fingerboard {n} (part of musical instrument)  :: toets {m}
fingernail {n} (covering near the tip of finger)  :: vingernagel {m}, nagel {m}
fingerprint {n} (the patterns left on surfaces where fingertips have touched)  :: vingerafdruk {m}
fingerprint {n} (unique identification for public key in asymmetric cryptosystem)  :: digitale vingerafdruk {m}
fingerprint {v} (to take fingerprints)  :: vingerafdrukken nemen/maken
finger ring {n} (ring)  :: vingerring {m}
finger-wag {v} (to move the index finger from left to right to left, as to say no or reject something)  :: vingerschudden
finger-wag {v} (to move the index finger up and down and up, as to threaten or reprimand someone)  :: vingerschudden, met de vinger dreigen
finish {n} (end)  :: eindstreep {f}, finish {f}, meet {f}
finish {n} (finish line) SEE: finish line  ::
finish {v} (to come to an end)  :: ophouden, eindigen, gedaan zijn
finish {v} (to complete)  :: afwerken, beëindigen
finishing move {n} (final blow)  :: genadeslag
finish line {n} (line marking end of a race)  :: eindmeet {f}
finish off {v} (to kill) SEE: kill  ::
finite {adj} (having an end or limit)  :: eindig
finity {n} (state or characteristic of being limited)  :: eindigheid
Finland {prop} (Nordic country)  :: Finland
Finlandization {n} (the influence of a large state on a smaller one)  :: finlandisering
Finn {n} (person from Finland)  :: Fin {m}, Finse {f}
Finnic {adj} (Finnish) SEE: Finnish  ::
Finnish {adj} (of Finland)  :: Fins
Finnish {adj} (of the Finnish language)  :: Fins
Finnish {prop} (language)  :: Fins {n}
fir {n} (conifer of the genus Abies)  :: spar {m}
fir-cone {n} (Conical fruit of a fir tree)  :: sparappel {m}
fire {n} (alchemy: one of the four basic elements)  :: vuur {n}
fire {n} (heater or stove)  :: vuur {n}, fornuis {n}, stoof {f}
fire {n} (India and Japan: one of the five basic elements)  :: vuur {n}
fire {n} (in-flight bullets)  :: vuur {n}
fire {n} (occurrence of fire in a certain place)  :: brand {m}
fire {n} (oxidation reaction)  :: vuur {n}
fire {n} (something that has produced or is capable of producing this chemical reaction)  :: vuur {n}
fire {n} (the elements of a fire)  :: vuur {n}
fire {v} (intransitive: to shoot)  :: vuren, schieten
fire {v} (physiology: to cause action potential in a cell)  :: afgaan
fire {v} (sport: to shoot, to attempt to score a goal)  :: schieten
fire {v} (to heat pottery, etc.)  :: bakken
fire {v} (to set on fire) SEE: set on fire  ::
fire {v} (to terminate the employment of)  :: ontslaan
fire {v} (transitive: to shoot)  :: afvuren
fire alarm {n} (device which warns people of a possible fire)  :: brandalarm {n}, brandmelder {m}, brandschel
fire alarm {n} (sound or other warning made by a fire alarm)  :: brandalarm {n}
firearm {n} (personal weapon)  :: vuurwapen {n}
fire at will {phrase} (military command)  :: Vuur naar believen
fireball {n} (a ball of fire)  :: vuurbol {m}
fire blight {n} (bacterial plant disease)  :: bacterievuur {n}
fire brick {n} (brick) SEE: firebrick  ::
fire brigade {n} (organization for preventing and putting out fires)  :: brandweer {m}
firedamp {n} (an inflammable gas found in coal mines)  :: mijngas {n}
fire department {n} (fire department)  :: brandweer {f}
fire engine {n} (fire truck)  :: brandweerauto {m}, brandweerwagen {m}
fire escape {n} (emergency doors, ladders etc. as a class)  :: brandtrap
fire extinguisher {n} (fire extinguisher)  :: brandblusser
firefighter {n} (a person who puts out fires)  :: brandweerman {m}
firefly {n} (Lampyridae)  :: glimworm {m}, vuurvlieg {m} {f}
fire house {n} (fire station) SEE: fire station  ::
firehouse {n} (fire station) SEE: fire station  ::
fireman {n} (someone skilled in fighting fire) SEE: firefighter  ::
fireplace {n} (an open hearth for holding a fire)  :: open haard {m}
fire station {n} (building for firefighters)  :: brandweerkazerne {m} {f}
fire truck {n} (fire truck in general) SEE: fire engine  ::
firewall {n} (computer software)  :: vuurmuur {m}, firewall {m}
firewall {n} (fireproof barrier)  :: brandmuur {m}
firewoman {n} (female firefighter)  :: brandweervrouw {f}, vrouwelijke brandbestrijder
firework {n} (exploding device)  :: vuurwerk {n}
fireworks {n} (collective of firework)  :: vuurwerk {n-p}
firing squad {n} (a group of soldiers detailed to execute someone or to discharge weapons ceremonially)  :: vuurpeloton {n}
firm {v} (Australian, betting: to shorten) SEE: shorten  ::
firmament {n} (the vault of the heavens; the sky)  :: hemelgewelf {n}
firmly {adv} (in a firm or definite or strong manner)  :: stevig
first {adj} (numeral first)  :: eerst
first {adv} (before anything else)  :: eerst
first {n} (baseball: first base) SEE: first base  ::
first {n} (colloquial: a first-edition copy)  :: origineel {n}
first {n} (first gear) SEE: first gear  ::
first {n} (person or thing in the first position)  :: eerste {m} {f}
first aid {n} (basic care)  :: eerste hulp, EHBO
firstborn {n} (the first child in a family)  :: eerstgeborene {m}
first come, first served {proverb} (people will be dealt with in the order they arrive)  :: wie het eerst komt, het eerst maalt
first cousin {n} (cousin) SEE: cousin  ::
first floor {n} (floor above the ground floor)  :: eerste verdieping {f}
first floor {n} (floor at the level of the street)  :: begane grond {m}
first light {n} (dawn) SEE: dawn  ::
first name {n} (name chosen by parents)  :: voornaam {m}
First Nation {adj} (of or pertaining to First Nations) SEE: First Nations  ::
first-order {adj} (being the simplest of many)  :: eersteorde-
first person {n} (the form of a pronoun verb used when the subject of a sentence is making the statement)  :: eerste persoon {m}
First World War {prop} (World War I) SEE: World War I  ::
fiscal {adj} (pertaining to finance in general)  :: fiscaal
fiscal {adj} (related to the treasury)  :: fiscaal
fiscality {n} (all matters concerning taxation)  :: fiscaliteit, belastingen {p}, belastingwezen {n}
fiscal stamp {n} (revenue stamp) SEE: revenue stamp  ::
fish {n} (vertebrate animal)  :: vis {m}
fish {v} (intransitive: to try to catch fish)  :: vissen, hengelen, snoeken [when fishing for this particular kind of fish]
fish and chips {n} (chips) SEE: chips  ::
fishbait {n} (bait for fishing)  :: aas {n}
fishbone {n} (bone of a fish)  :: graat {m}
fisher {n} (marten)  :: vismarter {m}
fisher {n} (person who fishes)  :: visser {m} (person), vissersboot {f} (ship)
fisher cat {n} (Martes pennanti) SEE: fisher  ::
fishhook {n} (barbed hook for fishing)  :: vishaak
fishing {n} (act or sport of catching fish)  :: vissen {n}, sportvisserij {f}, hengelsport
fishing {n} (business of catching fish)  :: visserij {f}
fishing {n} (place for catching fish)  :: stek
fishing boat {n} (boat)  :: vissersboot {c}
fishing hook {n} (fishhook) SEE: fishhook  ::
fishing rod {n} (rod used for angling)  :: hengelroede, hengel
fishline {n} (fishing line) SEE: fishing line  ::
fishmonger {n} (fishmonger's) SEE: fishmonger's  ::
fishmonger {n} (person who sells fish)  :: vishandelaar {m}
fishmonger's {n} (shop that sells fish)  :: vishandelaar
fishpond {n} (freshwater pond stocked with fish)  :: visvijver {m}
fish stick {n} (rectangular morsel of processed fish) SEE: fish finger  ::
fishway {n} (fish ladder) SEE: fish ladder  ::
fishwife {n} (a vulgar, abusive or nagging woman with a loud, unpleasant voice)  :: viswijf
fishwife {n} (a woman who sells or works with fish)  :: visvrouw
fishy {adj} (of, from, or similar to fish)  :: visachtig
fishy {adj} (suspicious; inspiring doubt)  :: verdacht
fissile {adj} (able to be split)  :: splijtbaar
fission {n} (process of splitting an atom)  :: splitsen
fission {n} (process whereby one item splits to become two)  :: splitsing {f}
fissiparous {adj} (Causing division or fragmenting something.)  :: splijtend
fissiparous {adj} (Factious, tending to break into pieces.)  :: onsamenhangend,kunstmatig
fissiparous {adj} (Of cells that reproduce through fission, splitting into two.)  :: zich door celdeling voortplantend
fissure {n} (a crack or opening, as in a rock)  :: spleet
fist {n} (clenched hand)  :: vuist {f}
fist-fuck {v} (to insert a fist)  :: vuisten
fisticuffs {n} (informal: a fight with the fists)  :: knokpartij {m} {f}
fisting {n} (sexual practice of fisting)  :: fisting
fit {adj} (in good shape)  :: fit
fit {v} (adjust) SEE: adjust  ::
fit {v} (make ready) SEE: prepare  ::
fit {v} (to have right size and cut, as of clothing)  :: passen
fit {v} (to tailor)  :: aanpassen
fit as a fiddle {adj} (perfectly fit, in excellent health or condition)  :: fit als een hoentje, kiplekker
fitted {v} (past participle of fit)  :: aangepast
fitted {v} (simple past of fit)  :: paste aan, pasten aan
fitted sheet {n} (sheet with elastic edges)  :: hoeslaken
five {num} (five )  :: vijf
fivefold {adj} (in fives)  :: vijfvoudig
five hundred {num} (cardinal number 500)  :: vijfhonderd {f}
five past {n} (five past one)  :: vijf over één
five thousand {num} (5000)  :: vijfduizend
five to {n} (five to two)  :: vijf voor twee
fix {n} (an instance of fixing)  :: repareren
fixed {adj} (stationary) SEE: stationary  ::
fixed asset {n} (finance: an organization's fixed assets)  :: onroerend goed {n}
fixed disk {n} (hard disk)  :: vaste schijf {f}
fizz {n} (carbonated beverage) SEE: soda  ::
fizz {n} (emission of rapid stream of bubbles)  :: gebruis, geborrel
fizz {v} (to emit bubbles)  :: bruisen
flabby {adj} (wine: having a lack of acidity)  :: slap
flabby {adj} (yielding to the touch)  :: slap, flabberig
flaccid {adj} (soft, floppy)  :: slap, slobberig
flag {n} (abbreviation for capture the flag) SEE: capture the flag  ::
flag {n} (computer science: notation for optional behaviour)  :: optie {f}, vlag {f}
flag {n} (flagstone)  :: tegel {m}
flag {n} (nautical: signal flag)  :: signaalvlag {f}
flag {n} (piece of cloth or often its representation)  :: vlag {f}, vaandel {n}
flag {n} (plant with sword-shaped leaves)  :: gele lis {f}
flag {n} (true-or-false variable)  :: vlag
flag {n} (use of a flag)  :: (het) vlaggen {n}
flag {v} (computing: to set a programming variable to true)  :: aanzetten
flag {v} (computing: to signal)  :: signaleren, melden
flag {v} (lay down flagstones)  :: plaveien, betegelen
flag {v} (to mark with a flag)  :: markeren
flag {v} (to signal to)  :: wenken, aanhouden
flag {v} (weaken)  :: verzwakken
flagellum {n} (whip) SEE: whip  ::
flagpole {n} (a tall pole up which one or more flags may be raised and flown)  :: vlaggenstok {m}, vlaggenmast {m}
flagship {n} (ship occupied by the fleet's commander)  :: vlaggenschip {n}
flagstaff {n} (flagpole) SEE: flagpole  ::
flail {n} (tool)  :: vlegel {m}
flail {n} (weapon)  :: strijdvlegel {m}
flail {v} (to thresh)  :: dorsen
flak {n} ( Adverse criticism.)  :: afbrekende kritiek
flak {n} ( Anti-aircraft shell fire.)  :: luchtafweergranaten
flak {n} ( A public-relations spokesperson.)  :: woordvoerder
flak {n} (Ground-based anti-aircraft guns firing explosive shells.)  :: luchtafweergeschut
flake {n} (an unreliable person)  :: lafaard
flake {n} (archaeology: thin stone tool)  :: splinter
flake {n} (thin chiplike layer)  :: vlok {f}, schilfer {m}
flake {v} (to break or chip)  :: schilferen, afschilferen
flake {v} (To prove unreliable or impractical; to abandon or desert, to fail to follow through)  :: verraden, afvallig zijn, opgeven
flamboyant {adj} (referred to as the final stage of French Gothic architecture from the 14th to the 16th centuries)  :: flamboyant
flamboyant {adj} (showy, bold or audacious in behaviour, appearance, etc.)  :: extravagant
flamboyant {n} (tree)  :: flamboyant {m}
flame {n} (visible part of fire)  :: vlam {f}, laai {f}
flame {v} (produce flames)  :: vlammen, laaien
flamenco {n} (a genre of folk music and dance native to Andalusia, Spain)  :: flamenco {m}
flame out {v} (flare up) SEE: flare up  ::
flamethrower {n} (device that projects a flame)  :: vlammenwerper {m}
flamingo {n} (bird)  :: flamingo {m}
flamingo flower {n} (anthurium) SEE: anthurium  ::
flammable {adj} (capable of burning)  :: ontvlambaar, brandbaar
flammable {adj} (volatile)  :: licht ontvlambaar
Flanders {prop} (former province and region of northern France)  :: Frans-Vlaanderen {n}
Flanders {prop} (historical county)  :: (graafschap) Vlaanderen {n}
Flanders {prop} (subnational state in the north of federal Belgium)  :: Vlaanderen {n}
Flanders {prop} (two provinces in Belgium)  :: de Vlaanders {p}
flange {n} (rib or rim for strengthening)  :: flens {m}, richel {f}
flange {n} (slang:vulva) SEE: vulva  ::
flannel {adj} (made of flannel)  :: flanellen
flannel {n} (soft cloth material)  :: flanel {n}
flannel {n} (washcloth) SEE: washcloth  ::
flapjack {n} (pancake) SEE: pancake  ::
flare {n} (brightly burning light)  :: vuurpijl {m}
flash {n} (burst of light)  :: flits {f}
flashbang {n} (a type of grenade)  :: aanvalshandgranaat, flitsgranaat
flashcard {n} (solid-state digital memory)  :: flitskaart {f}
flasher {n} (a person who exposes his genitals indecently)  :: flasher {m}, potloodventer {m} [specifically the phallus]
flash flood {n}  :: stortvloed {m}
flashlight {n} (battery-powered hand-held lightsource)  :: zaklamp {f}
flash memory {n} (rewritable memory)  :: flashgeheugen {n}
flash mob {n} (group converging and dispersing quickly)  :: flashmob
flat {adj} (having no variations in altitude)  :: vlak, plat
flat {adj} (of a tyre: deflated)  :: lek, plat
flat {adj} (with its carbon dioxide having come out of solution)  :: verschaald
flat {n} (apartment) SEE: apartment  ::
flat {n} (flat tyre/tire)  :: lekke band {m}, platte band {m}
flat {n} (music: note played a semitone lower than a natural)  :: bemol {m}, mol {m}
flat {n} (palm of the hand) SEE: palm  ::
flat feet {n} (physical condition of the feet) SEE: flatfoot  ::
flatfish {n} (fish)  :: platvis {m}
flatfooted {adj} (having flat feet) SEE: flat-footed  ::
flatfooted {adj} (unprepared) SEE: flat-footed  ::
flat-headed cat {n} (Prionailurus planiceps)  :: platkopkat
flatten {v} (to knock down or lay low)  :: aandrukken
flatten {v} (to make something flat)  :: pletten
flattened {adj} (made flat by something)  :: afgeplat
flatter {v} (to compliment someone)  :: complimenteren
flattery {n} (excessive praise)  :: vleierij {f}
flatuency {n} (flatulence) SEE: flatulence  ::
flaunt {v} (to display with ostentation)  :: pronken
flavour {n} (a substance used to produce a taste)  :: smaakstof
flavour {n} (a variety (of taste))  :: smaak {m}
flavour {n} (the characteristic quality of something)  :: smaak
flavour {n} (the quality produced by the sensation of taste)  :: meug, smaak
flawless {adj} (perfect; without flaws, shortcomings or defects)  :: vlekkeloos, feilloos, foutloos
flax {n} (plant native to New Zealand) SEE: phormium  ::
flax {n} (plant)  :: vlas {n}
flax {n} (the fibers)  :: vlas {n}
flaxen {adj} (material)  :: vlaskleurig
flea {n} (parasitic insect)  :: vlo {f}
flea market {n} (an outdoor market selling inexpensive antiques, curios)  :: vlooienmarkt {m}, rommelmarkt {m}
flechette {n} (lawn darts) SEE: lawn darts  ::
fleck {n} (flake) SEE: flake  ::
fleck {n} (lock) SEE: lock  ::
fleck {n} (small spot)  :: spikkel
fleck {v} (mark with small spots)  :: besprenkeln, bespikkelen
fledgling {adj} (inexperienced)  :: onervaren
fledgling {n} (inexperienced person)  :: nieuweling,[familiar]melkmuil, aankomeling,groentje
fledgling {n} (young bird)  :: kuiken
flee {v} (to disappear quickly)  :: vervliegen, vlieden
flee {v} (to escape from)  :: ontkomen, ontlopen, ontvluchten
flee {v} (to run away; to escape)  :: vluchten, wegvluchten, ontsnappen
fleece {v} (to con or trick someone out of money)  :: oplichten
fleet {n} (a group of vessels)  :: vloot {m} {f}
Fleming {n} (native or inhabitant of Flanders)  :: Vlaming {m}
Flemish {adj} (of or relating to Flanders)  :: Vlaams
Flemish {adj} (of or relating to the Flemish variety of the Dutch language)  :: Vlaams
Flemish {prop} (the Dutch language as it is spoken in Flanders)  :: Vlaams {n}
Flemish bond {n} (arrangement of bricks such that each course consists of alternate bricks having their headers and stretchers facing outwards, with alternate courses being offset.)  :: vlaamsverband {n}
Flemish Brabant {prop} (province)  :: Vlaams-Brabant {n}
Flemish Community {prop} (one of the three communities of Belgium)  :: Vlaamse Gemeenschap {f}
flerovium {n} (chemical element)  :: flerovium {n}
flesh {n} (animal tissue as food)  :: vlees {n}
flesh {n} (body tissue)  :: vlees {n}
flesh {n} (colour)  :: mensenkleur {f}
flesh {n} (edible part of fruit/vegetable)  :: vruchtvlees {n}
flesh {n} (skin)  :: vel {n}
flesh {v} (to put flesh on)  :: vervetten
fleshy {adj} (having considerable flesh)  :: vlezig
fleshy {adj} (of, relating to, or resembling flesh)  :: vlezig
Flevoland {prop} (province of the Netherlands)  :: Flevoland {n}
flex {n} (flexibility)  :: flexibiliteit, plooibaarheid, buigbaarheid
flex {n} (the act of flexing)  :: buigen {n}, plooien {n}
flex {v} (to bend something)  :: plooien, buigen
flex {v} (to move part of the body using one's muscles)  :: plooien
flex {v} (to repeatedly bend one's joints)  :: plooien
flex {v} (to tighten one's muscles)  :: samentrekken
flexible {adj} (capable or being adapted or molded)  :: flexibel
flexible {adj} (easily bent without breaking)  :: buigzaam
flexible {adj} (easy and compliant)  :: flexibel
flexor {n} (muscle)  :: buigspier {f}
flibbertigibbet {n} (offbeat, skittish person)  :: fratsenmaker, wispelturig iemand, duiveltje, deugniet, roddelaar
flick {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema  ::
flick {n} (film) SEE: film  ::
flick knife {n} (knife with blade on pivot)  :: springmes {n}, vouwmes, stiletto
flight {n} (act of flying)  :: vlucht {f}, vliegen {n}
flight data recorder {n} (a device which records various performance parameters of an aircraft)  :: vluchtdatarecorder
flight deck {n} (aircraft cockpit) SEE: cockpit  ::
flightless {adj} (unable to fly)  :: niet-vliegend
flight recorder {n} (a device which records data onboard aircraft)  :: vluchtrecorder
flinch {n} (reflexive jerking away)  :: terugdeinzen
fling {n} (short sexual relationship)  :: slippertje {n}, avontuurtje {n}
fling {v} (to fling)  :: smijten
flint {n} (hard fine-grained quartz which generates sparks when struck)  :: vuursteen {n}, keisteen {m}
flint {n} (piece of flint, such as gunflint used to produce a spark)  :: vuursteen {m}
flippant {adj} (lacking respect)  :: oneerbiedig, spottend
float {n} (buoyant device)  :: vlot {n}
float {n} (programming: short form of floating-point number)  :: vlottende kommagetal {n}
float {n} (sort of trowel)  :: soort truweel
float {n} (tool similar to a rasp)  :: rasp, vijl
float {n} (trailer or vehicle decorated for a parade)  :: praalwagen
float {v} (to automatically adjust a parameter as related parameters change)  :: vloeien
float {v} (to be capable of floating)  :: drijven
float {v} (to be supported by a liquid)  :: drijven
float {v} (to move in a fluid manner)  :: vloeien
float {v} (to move in a particular direction with the liquid in which one is floating)  :: meedrijven
float {v} (to propose for consideration)  :: te water laten, voorstellen
floating wood tile {n} (laminate flooring) SEE: laminate flooring  ::
floccinaucinihilipilification {n} (act or habit of describing or regarding something as unimportant)  :: geringschatting
flock {n} (group of sheep or goats)  :: kudde {m}
floe {n} (a low, flat mass of floating ice)  :: ijsschots
flog {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat  ::
flog {v} (to sell) SEE: sell  ::
flog {v} (to steal) SEE: steal  ::
flog {v} (to whip or scourge someone or something as punishment)  :: geselen
flood {n} (overflow of water)  :: overstroming {f}, vloed {m}
flood {v} (to overflow)  :: overstromen
flood pool {n} (swimming pool that is filled at high-tide and remains filled at low-tide)  :: zwemkelle {f}, vloedzwembad {n}
floor {n} (lower part of a room)  :: vloer {m}
floor {n} (storey) SEE: storey  ::
floor {v} (strike down)  :: vloeren
floorcloth {n} (cloth for cleaning floors)  :: dweil {m}
floorer {n} (someone who floors)  :: vloerder {m}
floor exercise {n} (gymnastics without apparatus)  :: grondoefening
floozie {n} (prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets)  :: tippelaarster, straatmadelief
floozie {n} (vulgar or sexually promiscuous woman)  :: slons, deerne, del
flop {n} (failure, especially in the entertainment industry)  :: afgang, fiasco, flop, mislukking, sof, sisser
flop {n} (poned package of dung)  :: drol, (euphemism) vlaai
flop {v} (to fail completely, not to be successful at all)  :: afgaan, floppen
flop {v} (to fall heavily, because lacking energy)  :: instorten, inzakken, neerploffen, neerzijgen, neervallen
flophouse {n} (cheap hotel) SEE: doss-house  ::
floppy {adj} (limp, not hard, firm or rigid; flexible)  :: slap
floppy disk {n} (flexible disk used for storing digital data)  :: g2=m {f}, floppydisk {m}
floppy drive {n} (A device used for reading removable floppy disks)  :: diskettestation {n}
flop style {n} (high jump technique) SEE: Fosbury flop  ::
floriculture {n} (the farming of flowers)  :: sierteelt
florist {n} (a person who sells flowers)  :: bloemist {m}
flotilla {n} (small fleet)  :: flottielje
flotsam {n} (flotsam)  :: drijfhout {n}
flounce {v} (to make spastic motions) SEE: flounder  ::
flounder {n} (any flatfish)  :: platvis {m}
flounder {n} (Platichthys flesus)  :: bot {m}
flounder {v} (to flop around)  :: spartelen
flour {n} (ground cereal grains)  :: meel, bloem
flourish {n} (dramatic gesture)  :: zwaai {c}, gezwaai {n}
flourish {n} (ornamentation)  :: versiering {f}, ornament {n}
flourish {v} (to be in a period of greatest influence)  :: floreren
flourish {v} (to make bold, sweeping movements)  :: zwaaien, wuiven
flourish {v} (to prosper or fare well)  :: floreren, opbloeien
flourish {v} (to thrive or grow well)  :: floreren, bloeien
flout {v} (to express contempt for the rules by word or action)  :: minachten
flout {v} (to scorn)  :: bespotten
flow {n} (being at one with)  :: een zijn met
flow {n} (rate of fluid movement)  :: debiet
flow {n} (smoothness or continuity)  :: afronding, ronding
flow {n} (the movement of a fluid)  :: stroom
flow {n} (the rising movement of the tide)  :: vloed
flow {v} (to move as a fluid)  :: vloeien, stromen
flower {n} (reproductive structure in angiosperms)  :: bloem {f}
flower {v} (to put forth blooms)  :: bloeien, openbloeien
flowerbed {n} (place where flowers are grown)  :: bloemperk {n}, bloembed {n}
flower girl {n} (florist) SEE: florist  ::
flowerpot {n} (a container in which plants are grown)  :: bloempot {m}
flu {n} (common cold) SEE: common cold  ::
flu {n} (influenza)  :: griep {f}
fluctuation {n} (wavering; unsteadiness)  :: schommeling {f}
fluent {adj} (able to speak a language accurately and confidently)  :: vloeiend
fluently {adv} (expressing oneself easily)  :: vloeiend
fluff {n} (lapse)  :: verspreking {f}, blooper {m}
fluff {n} (light fur etc)  :: [instance] pluis {m} {f}, [material] pluis {n}
fluff {n} (something inconsequential)  :: akkefietje {n}
fluff {v} (to become fluffy)  :: pluizen
fluff {v} (to make a mistake in one’s lines)  :: zich verspreken
fluff {v} (to make fluffy)  :: opkloppen, pluizen
fluffy {adj} (covered with fluff)  :: pluizig
flugelhorn {n} (brass instrument)  :: bugel {m}
fluid {adj} (convertible into cash)  :: incasseerbaar, incasseerbare
fluid {adj} (in a state of flux; subject to change)  :: vloeibaar, vloeibare
fluid {adj} (moving smoothly)  :: vloeiend, vloeiende
fluid {n} (any state of matter which can flow)  :: vloeistof {f}
fluke {n} (a metal hook on the head of certain staff weapons)  :: weerhaak
fluke {n} (anchor blade)  :: ankerblad
fluke {n} (lobe of whale's tail)  :: staartvin
fluke {n} (parasitic flatworm)  :: zuigworm
fluke {n} (stroke of luck)  :: toevalstreffer
flulike {adj} (resembling influenza)  :: griepachtig
flummoxed {adj} (totally confused or puzzled)  :: verbluft, verbijsterd
flung {v} (past participle of to fling)  :: gesmeten
flung {v} (past tense of to fling)  :: smeet, smeten
flunk {v} (to fail)  :: [voor] buizen, zakken
fluorescent lamp {n} (a gas-discharge lamp)  :: tl-buis {f} [tubular], spaarlamp {f} [compact]
fluorine {n} (chemical element)  :: fluor {n}
flurry {n} (brief snowfall)  :: sneeuwbui {f}
flurry {n} (sudden activity)  :: werveling {f}, opwelling {f}
flurry {v} (agitate)  :: oproeren, bewegen, wervelen
flurry {v} (move in a flurry)  :: wervelen
flush {adj} (wealthy or well off)  :: rijk, gefortuneerd, vermogend
flush {v} (to become suffused with reddish color)  :: blozen
flush {v} (to cleanse a toilet by introducing lots of water)  :: doorspoelen, doortrekken
flush {v} (to cleanse by flooding with generous quantities of a fluid)  :: spoelen
flush {v} (to take suddenly to flight, especially from cover)  :: opvliegen
flute {n} (woodwind instrument)  :: fluit
fluted {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
flutist {n} (flute player) SEE: flautist  ::
flutter {n} (abnormal rapid pulsation of heart)  :: hartkloppingen {p}
flutter {n} (small bet)  :: gokje {n}
flutter {n} (state of agitation)  :: dooreenander {n}
flutter {v} (to flap or wave quickly)  :: wapperen
flutter in the dovecote {phrase} (disturbance)  :: opwinding {f}
flux {n} (A chemical agent for cleaning metal prior to soldering or welding)  :: flux {m}, vloeimiddel {n}
flux {n} (A state of ongoing change)  :: voortdurende wijziging {f}
flux capacitor {n} (the device that grants time travel)  :: fluxcondensator {m}
fly {n} (act of flying)  :: vlucht
fly {n} (fly ball) SEE: fly ball  ::
fly {n} (insect of the family Muscidae)  :: vlieg {m}
fly {n} (strip that hides the opening of trousers/pants or underpants)  :: gulp {f}
fly {v} (to cause to travel through the air)  :: besturen (aircraft)
fly {v} (to flee)  :: vluchten
fly {v} (to travel through air)  :: vliegen
fly agaric {n} (Amanita muscaria)  :: vliegenzwam
flying buttress {n} (buttress that stands apart from the structure that it supports)  :: luchtboog {m}
Flying Dutchman {prop} (mythical Dutch-flagged clipper)  :: Vliegende Hollander {m}
flying fish {n} (tropical marine fish)  :: vliegende vis {m}
flying fox {n} (bat of the family Pteropodidae) SEE: megabat  ::
flying fox {n} (bat of the genera Pteropus or Acerodon)  :: vleerhond
flying saucer {n} (disc-shaped unidentified flying object)  :: vliegende schotel
Flying Spaghetti Monster {prop} (spaghetti deity)  :: Vliegend Spaghettimonster
flyleaf {n} (blank page at the front or back of a book)  :: schutblad {n}
flyover {n} (road)  :: fly-over {m}
flystrike {n} (myiasis) SEE: myiasis  ::
flyswatter {n} (device for swatting flies)  :: vliegenmepper {c}
flywheel {n} (a rotating mass used to maintain the speed of a machine within certain limits while the machine receives or releases energy at a varying rate)  :: vliegwiel {n}
F major {n} (the major chord with a root of F)  :: F-majeur, F-groot
F major {n} (the major key with F as its tonic)  :: F-majeur, F-groot
F minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of F)  :: f-mineur, f-klein
F minor {n} (the minor key with F as its tonic)  :: f-mineur, f-klein
foal {n} (young (male or female) horse)  :: veulen {n}, kachtel {n}
foam {n} (foam rubber)  :: schuim {n}
foam {n} (foam)  :: schuim {n}
foam {v} (form or emit foam)  :: schuimen
foam party {n} (1. foam party)  :: schuimfeest, schuimparty
fob {n} (little pocket near waistline) SEE: watch pocket  ::
focal length {n} (distance)  :: brandpuntsafstand {m}
focus {n} (concentration of attention)  :: focus {m}
focus {n} (fact of the convergence of light on the photographic medium)  :: brandpunt {n}
focus {n} (in mathematics)  :: focus {m}, brandpunt {n}
focus {n} (in optics)  :: focus {m}, brandpunt {n}
focus {n} (quality of the convergence of light on the photographic medium)  :: brandpunt {n}
fodder {n} (food for animals)  :: veevoeder {n}, veevoer, kanonnenvoer (cannon fodder)
foe {n} (enemy) SEE: enemy  ::
foetus {n} (fetus) SEE: fetus  ::
fog {n} (cloud that forms at a low altitude and obscures vision)  :: mist {m}, nevel {m}
fog {n} (Scottish: moss) SEE: moss  ::
fogey {n} (A dull old fellow)  :: oude zeur, sok, ouderwets iemand
foie gras {n} (fattened liver of geese or ducks)  :: foie gras {m}, ganzenlever {m}, eendenlever {m}
foil {n} (shortened form of aerofoil/airfoil) SEE: aerofoil  ::
foil {n} (shortened form of hydrofoil) SEE: hydrofoil  ::
foil {n} (thin aluminium/aluminum or tin used for wrapping food)  :: Aluminiumfolie {f}
foil {n} (thin sheet of metal)  :: folie {n}
foil {n} (type of sword used in fencing)  :: floret
foil {v} (prevent from being accomplished)  :: verijdelen, afweren, frustreren
foil {v} (to multiply two binomials together)  :: uitwerken
foist {v} (force another to accept)  :: opdringen
foist {v} (introduce or insert surreptitiously)  :: opdringen, aansmeren
foist {v} (pass off as genuine)  :: opdringen, opzadelen met
fold {n} (bend or crease)  :: plooi {m} {f}
-fold {suffix} (used to make adjectives)  :: -voudig
-fold {suffix} (used to make adverbs)  :: -voudig
fold {v} (bend (thin material) over)  :: vouwen
fold {v} (give way on a point or in an argument)  :: zich gewonnen geven
fold {v} (make the proper arrangement (in a thin material) by bending)  :: plooien
folder {n} (container of computer files)  :: map
folding chair {n} (a light portable chair)  :: klapstoel {m} {f}
foley {n} (a foley artist) SEE: foley artist  ::
foley artist {n} (foley artist)  :: Geräuschemacher {m}, bruiteur {m} [Flanders]
foliage {n} (the leaves of plants)  :: gebladerte
folk {n} (inhabitants of a region)  :: volk
folk dance {n} (dance performed by the common people of a specific region)  :: volksdans
folk etymology {n} (false etymology)  :: volksetymologie {f}
folktale {n} (story)  :: volksverhaal {n}
follicle {n} (anatomy)  :: follikel {m}
follow {v} (to be a logical consequence of)  :: volgen
follow {v} (to go or come after in physical space)  :: volgen
follow {v} (to live one’s life according to)  :: volgen
follower {n} (imitator)  :: imitator {m}, navolger {m}
follower {n} (one who adheres to the opinions, ideas or teachings of another)  :: volgeling {m}, discipel {m}
follower {n} (one who follows)  :: volger {m}, navolger {m}
follower {n} (one who is a part of a masther's physical group, such as a servant or retainer)  :: gevolgsman {m}
follower {n} (thing that comes after another thing)  :: volgende {m} {n}
following {adj} (next in sequence or time)  :: volgende
Fomalhaut {prop} (star)  :: Fomalhaut
fond {adj} (be fond of, like) SEE: like  ::
fondle {v} (to fondle)  :: liefkozen
fondue {n} (dish)  :: fondue
font {n} (a receptacle in church for holy water)  :: doopvont
font {n} (typesetting: a grouping of consistently-designed glyphs)  :: lettertype {n}
food {n} (any substance consumed by living organisms to sustain life)  :: voedsel {n}, eten {n}
food chain {n} (a feeding relationship between species)  :: voedselketen {m} {f}
food poisoning {n} (any food-borne disease)  :: voedselvergiftiging {f}
fool {n} (person with poor judgement or little intelligence)  :: dwaas {m}
fool {n} (Tarot card)  :: dwaas
fool {v} (to trick; to make a fool of someone)  :: bedriegen, in de maling nemen
fooler {n} (Someone or something who fools)  :: grappenmaker {c}, grapjas
foolhardy {adj} (hotheaded)  :: roekeloos, doldriest
foolish {adj} (lacking good sense or judgement; unwise)  :: onverstandig, dom
foolscap {n} (fool's cap) SEE: fool's cap  ::
fool's mate {n} (quickest possible checkmate)  :: narrenmat
foosball {n} (table soccer)  :: tafelvoetbal {m}
foot {n} (part of animal’s body )  :: poot {m}, pootje {n}
foot {n} (part of human body )  :: voet {m}
foot {n} (projection on equipment )  :: poot {m}, pootje {n}
foot {n} (unit of measure )  :: voet {m}
foot {v} (kick)  :: stampen
foot {v} (pay)  :: betalen, voldoen
footage {n} (amount of film that has been used)  :: filmmateriaal {n}
foot-and-mouth disease {n} (foot-and-mouth disease)  :: mond-en-klauwzeer
football {n} (ball)  :: voetbal {m}
football {n} (British game)  :: voetbal {n}
football {n} (practise of any of these games)  :: voetballen {n}
football {n} (US game)  :: rugby {n}, American football {n}
footballer {n} (one who plays football)  :: voetballer {m}
football player {n} (footballer) SEE: footballer  ::
footbridge {n} (bridge for pedestrians)  :: voetgangersbrug {f}
footer {n} (line of information at the bottom of a page)  :: voettekst
foot fault {n} (tennis fault)  :: voetfout {m} {f}
foothills {n} (plural of foothill) SEE: foothill  ::
foot kiss {n} (reverential kiss on the foot)  :: voetkus {m}
foot locker {n} (footlocker) SEE: footlocker  ::
footman {n} (A soldier who marches and fights on foot) SEE: foot soldier  ::
footnote {n} (comment at the bottom of a printed page)  :: voetnoot {m} {f}
footpath {n} (path for pedestrians)  :: voetpad {n}
footprint {n} (The impression of the foot)  :: voetafdruk {m}
footsie {n} (flirting game)  :: voetjevrijen {n}
foot soldier {n} (soldier who fights on foot)  :: voetsoldaat, infanterist {m}
footstep {n} (act of taking a step)  :: pas {m}
footstep {n} (distance of one footstep)  :: voet {m}, pas {m}
footstep {n} (mark left by a foot)  :: voetafdruk {m}, voetstap
footstep {n} (signs of a course taken)  :: spoor {n}, voetafdruk {m}
footstep {n} (sound of a footstep)  :: voetstap {m}
footstep {n} (step, as in a stair)  :: trede {m} {f}, tree {m} {f}
footstool {n} (a low stool)  :: voetbankje {n}
footwear {n} (an item of clothing that is worn on the foot)  :: schoeisel {n}
foppery {n} (stupidity) SEE: stupidity  ::
for {conj} (because)  :: want, omdat
for {prep} (because of)  :: wegens
for {prep} (directed at, intended to belong to)  :: voor
for {prep} (over a period of time)  :: voor
for {prep} (supporting)  :: voor
for {prep} (towards)  :: naar
forage {n} (act or instance of foraging)  :: foerage
forage {n} (fodder for animals)  :: voeder {n}, voer {n}, veevoeder {n}
forage {v} (to search for and gather food for animals)  :: foerageren
foray {n} (incursion)  :: onverwachte aanval, raid
forbear {v} (to keep away from)  :: zich onthouden {n}
forbid {v} (to disallow)  :: verbieden
forbidden {adj} (not allowed)  :: verboden
forbidden fruit {n} (the fruit forbidden to Adam)  :: verboden vrucht {m} {f}
force {n} (ability to attack, control, or constrain)  :: macht {f}
force {n} (anything that is able to make a big change in person or thing)  :: kracht {f}
force {n} (group that aims to attack, control, or constrain)  :: macht {f}, troep {f}
force {n} (law: legal validity)  :: kracht {f}
force {n} (law: unlawful violence or lawful compulsion)  :: geweld {n}, macht {f}
force {n} (magic trick in which the outcome is known to the magician beforehand)  :: truc {m}
force {n} (physical quantity that denotes ability to accelerate a body)  :: kracht {f}
force {n} (waterfall) SEE: waterfall  ::
force {v} (baseball To create an out by touching a base)  :: branden
force {v} (cause to occur, overcoming resistance)  :: afdwingen, forceren
force {v} (compel (someone to do something))  :: dwingen tot, overweldigen
forced labor {n} (work which one is compelled to perform)  :: dwangarbeid {m}
forced laborer {n} (convict sentenced to perform forced labor)  :: dwangarbeider {m}
force majeure {n} (unavoidable catastrophe, voiding legal obligation)  :: overmacht {m}
force of nature {n} (a mighty natural force which is beyond human control)  :: natuurkracht {m}
forceps {n} (instrument used in surgery)  :: pincet
forcible {adj} (able to be forced)  :: gedwongen
forcible {adj} (done by force)  :: gewelddadig
forcible {adj} (having a powerful effect)  :: indrukwekkend
forcible {adj} (having force)  :: krachtig
ford {n} (crossing)  :: voorde {c}, doorwaardbare plaats {c}
fore {adj} (former; occurring earlier)  :: eerste, eerdere
fore {adj} (forward; at or toward the front)  :: voorste, voor-
fore {n} (front)  :: voorkant {m}
forearm {n} (part of the arm)  :: onderarm
forearm bone {n} (human forearm bone)  :: voorarmbeen
forebear {n} (ancestor)  :: voorvader
forebrain {n} (part of the brain)  :: voorhersen
forebuy {v} (to buy beforehand)  :: voorkopen
forecast {n} (estimation)  :: voorspelling {f}, schatting {f}
forecast {n} (weather prediction)  :: weersvoorspelling {f}
forecast {v} (estimate future conditions)  :: voorspellen
forecastle {n} (nautical: raised part of the upper deck at bow)  :: voorkasteel {n}
foreclosure {n} ((legal) the proceeding, by a creditor, to regain property or other collateral following a default on mortgage payments)  :: executoriale verkoop, executie[1]
foredeck {n} (the part of the deck of a ship or boat that lies forward of the mast)  :: voordek {n}
foredoom {n} (A doom that is predicted)  :: noodlot, fataliteit
foredoom {v} (To predestine a doom)  :: op voorhand veroordelen
forefinger {n} (first finger next to the thumb)  :: wijsvinger {m}
forefront {n} (forefront)  :: voorgrond {m}
forego {v} (to precede)  :: laten voorbijgaan, passen
foregoing {adj} (occurring before or in front of something else)  :: voorafgaand, voorafgaande
foregone {adj} (Bygone)  :: voorbij
foregone {adj} ( inevitable, predictable)  :: onvermijdelijk, voorspelbaar
foregone {adj} (Previous, former)  :: vorig
foregone {v} (past participle of forego)  :: voorbij laten gaan
forehead {n} (part of face above eyebrows)  :: voorhoofd {n}
foreign {adj} (belonging to a different culture)  :: vreemd, allochtoon
foreign {adj} (located outside one's own country or place)  :: vreemd
foreign {adj} (originating from or characteristic of a different country)  :: buitenlands, [modern usage] allochtoon
foreign {n} (foreigner) SEE: foreigner  ::
foreign country {n} (country of which one is not a citizen)  :: buitenland {n}
foreign debt {n}  :: buitenlandse schuld
foreigner {n} (person in a foreign land)  :: buitenlander {m}, buitenlandse {f}, vreemdeling {m}, vreemdelinge {f}, uitlander {m}, uitlandse {f}
foreign exchange {n} (foreign currency) SEE: foreign currency  ::
foreign language {n} (any language other than that spoken by the people of a specific place)  :: vreemde taal {c}
foreland {n} (headland) SEE: headland  ::
forelock {n} (part of a hairstyle) SEE: bangs  ::
foremast {n} (foremost mast)  :: fokkenmast
foremost {adj} (first)  :: voornaamst
forename {n} (a name that precedes surname)  :: voornaam {m}
forenoon {n} (the time period between dawn and noon)  :: voormiddag
forensic {adj} (relating to, or appropriate for courts of law)  :: gerechtelijk
forensic {adj} (relating to, or used in debate or argument)  :: retorisch
forensic {adj} (relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law)  :: forensisch, gerechtelijk, gerechts-
foreplay {n} (foreplay)  :: voorspel
foresaw {v} (simple past of "to foresee")  :: voorzag, voorzagen
foresee {v} (to anticipate)  :: voorzien
foreseen {v} (past participle of foresee)  :: voorzien
foreshadow {v} (To presage, or suggest something in advance)  :: beduiden
foresight {n} (ability to foresee or prepare wisely for the future)  :: voorzichtigheid {f}
foreskin {n} (fold of skin) SEE: prepuce  ::
forest {n} (any dense collection)  :: woud {n}
forest {n} (dense collection of trees)  :: woud {n}, bos {n}
forest {v} (to cover an area with trees)  :: bebossen
forested {adj} (covered in forest)  :: bebost
forester {n} (moth) SEE: zygaenid  ::
forestry {n} (art and practice of planting and growing trees)  :: bosbouw {m}, bosbedrijf {n}
forestry {n} (art of cultivating, exploiting and renewing forests for commercial purposes)  :: commerciële bosbouw {m}
forestry {n} (science of planting and growing trees)  :: bosbouwkunde {m}
forestry {n} (tree farming)  :: bomenteelt {m}
foretaste {n}  :: voorproefje {n}, voorsmaak
foretell {v} (to predict the future)  :: voorspellen
foretold {v} (past participle of "foretell")  :: voorspeld
foretold {v} (simple past of "to foretell")  :: voorspelde, voorspelden
foretop {n} (forelock of a horse) SEE: forelock  ::
for ever {adv} (forever) SEE: forever  ::
forever {adv} ((colloquially) constantly or frequently)  :: steed, altijd
forever {adv} ((colloquially) for an excessively long time)  :: eeuwig, eindeloos
forever {adv} ((colloquially) for a very long time)  :: een eeuwigheid, eeuwen, tijden {p}
forever {adv} (for all time, for all eternity; for an infinite amount of time)  :: eeuwig, (voor) altijd
forewarn {v} (to warn in advance)  :: waarschuwen, op de hoogte stellen
forewent {v} (simple past of "to forego")  :: liet voorbijgaan, lieten voorbijgaan
foreword {n} (an introductory section)  :: voorwoord {n}, inleiding
for example {adv} (as an example)  :: bijvoorbeeld
forfeit {v} (to give up in defeat)  :: opgeven, verbeuren
forfeit {v} (to suffer the loss)  :: verkwanselen, verliezen
forfend {v} (prohibit; forbid; avert)  :: bewaren, verbieden, behoeden
forge {n} (furnace or hearth)  :: smeltoven, smidsvuur
forge {n}  :: vervalsing
forge {n} (workshop)  :: smidse, smelterij, smederij {f}
forge {v} (to create a forgery of)  :: vervalsen
forge {v} (to move forward gradually in the face of resistance)  :: met moeite/langzaam vorderen
forge {v} (to shape a metal)  :: smeden
forger {n} (person who falsifies documents with intent to defraud, eg, to create a false will.)  :: vervalser {m}
forgery {n} (invention) SEE: invention  ::
forgery {n} (that which is forged or counterfeited)  :: namaak, vervalsing
forgery {n} (the act of forging, fabricating or producing falsely)  :: bedrog {n}, namaak, vervalsing
forgery {n} (the act of forging metal into shape)  :: smederij, smeden {n}
forget {v} (to cease remembering)  :: vergeten
forget {v} (to lose remembrance of)  :: vergeten
forget {v} (to unintentionally not do)  :: vergeten, nalaten
forgetful {adj} (liable to forget)  :: vergeetachtig, vergeetachtige
forgetfulness {n} (proneness to let slip from the mind)  :: vergeetachtigheid {f}, vergetelheid
forget it {v} (I don't want to continue with this conversation)  :: bekijk het
forget-me-not {n} (plant of the genus Myosotis)  :: vergeet-me-niet {f}, vergeet-mij-niet {f}
forgettable {adj} (easily forgotten)  :: vergetelijk
forgetter {n} (one who forgets)  :: vergeter {m}
forgivable {adj} (able to be forgiven)  :: vergeeflijk
forgive {v} (transitive, to pardon)  :: vergeven
forgiveness {n} (readiness to forgive)  :: vergevingsgezindheid
forgiveness {n} (the action of forgiving)  :: vergeven
forgiving {adj} (inclined to forgive)  :: genadig
forgo {v}  :: laten voorbijgaan, passen
for God's sake {interj} (Exclamation of surprise, impatience, etc)  :: in hemelsnaam, in godsnaam, om Gods wil
for good {adv} (Forever; permanently)  :: voorgoed
forgotten {adj} (of which knowledge has been lost, which is no longer remembered)  :: vergeten
for instance {adv} (as an example) SEE: for example  ::
fork {n} (computer science: splitting of a process)  :: afsplitsing {f}, fork {f}
fork {n} (computer science: splitting of a project)  :: splitsing {f}
fork {n} (eating utensil)  :: vork {f}
fork {n} (forklift) SEE: forklift  ::
fork {n} (gallows) SEE: gallows  ::
fork {n} (intersection)  :: vork {f}, splitsing {f}
fork {n} (point where a waterway splits)  :: vork {f}, splitsing {f}
fork {n} (pronged tool)  :: vork {f}
fork {n} (tuning fork) SEE: tuning fork  ::
fork {n} (UK: crotch) SEE: crotch  ::
fork {v} (computer science: to spawn a new child process)  :: afsplitsen, forken [colloquial]
fork {v} (computer science: to split a software project)  :: afsplitsen
fork {v} (to move with fork)  :: met een vork eten, prikken [eat with fork]
forkful {n} (amount a fork will hold)  :: vorkvol
forklift {n} (small industrial vehicle)  :: vorkheftruck
fork over {v} (pay)  :: overhevelen
fork over {v} (turn over soil with a gardening fork)  :: spitten, omspitten
forlorn {adj} (left behind)  :: verlaten, verloren
forlorn {adj} (miserable)  :: miserabel, hopeloos
form {n} (document to be filled)  :: formulier {n}
form {n} (level of pre-collegiate education) SEE: grade  ::
form {n} (shape or visible structure)  :: vorm {m}
form {v} (to give shape)  :: vormen, vormgeven
formal {n} (formalin) SEE: formalin  ::
formaldehyde {n} (organic compound)  :: formaldehyde
formalist {adj} (of or pertaining to formalism)  :: formalistisch
formalist {n} (overly formal person)  :: formalist {m}
formalistic {adj} (formalist) SEE: formalist  ::
formality {n}  :: formaliteit {f}
formal language {n} (set of finite strings)  :: formele taal {m} {f}
formally {adv} (in accordance with official procedure)  :: formeel
formally {adv} (in accordance with rigorous rules)  :: formeel
formally {adv} (in a formal manner)  :: formeel
formal system {n} (combination of formal language and inference rules)  :: formeel systeem {n}
format {n} (computing: file type)  :: bestandstype {n}, bestandsformaat {n}
format {n} (form of presentation)  :: formaat {n}, format {m}, vorm {f}
format {n} (layout of a document)  :: lay-out {m}, formaat {n}
format {v} (change a document so it will fit onto a different type of page)  :: aanpassen
format {v} (computing: prepare a mass storage medium for initial use)  :: formatteren
format {v} (create or edit the layout of a document)  :: lay-outen, ontwerpen
formation {n} (geology: rock or face of a mountain)  :: rotsformatie {f}
formation {n} (military: arrangement of moving troops, ships, or aircraft)  :: formatie {f}
formation {n} (military: grouping of units under a command)  :: formatie {f}
formation {n} (process of influencing or guiding a person to a deeper understanding of a particular vocation)  :: vorming
formation {n} (something possessing structure or form)  :: formatie {f}
former {adj} (first of aforementioned two items)  :: deze, eerstgenoemde
former {adj} (previous)  :: voormalig
former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia {prop} (provisional designation of the Republic of Macedonia, see also: Macedonia)  :: Voormalige Joegoslavische Republiek Macedonië
formic acid {n} (methanoic acid)  :: mierenzuur {n}, methaanzuur {n}
formicarium {n} (vivarium used for the study of ants and ant colonies)  :: formicarium {n}, mierenboerderij {f}
formidable {adj} (causing fear, dread, awe or admiration as a result of size, strength, or some other impressive quality)  :: ontzagwekkend
formidable {adj} (difficult to defeat or overcome)  :: formidabel
formless {adj} (without form)  :: vormloos
Formosa {prop} (Taiwan) SEE: Taiwan  ::
Formosa Strait {prop} (Taiwan Strait) SEE: Taiwan Strait  ::
formula {n} (in chemistry)  :: formule {f}
formula {n} (in mathematics)  :: formule {f}
formulate {v} (to reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression)  :: verwoorden, formuleren
fornication {n} (sexual intercourse, especially on the part of an unmarried person)  :: ontucht {f}
fornication {n} (The act of such illicit sexual intercourse between a man and a woman which does not by law amount to adultery)  :: ontucht {f}
fornicator {n} (unmarried person who engages in sexual intercourse)  :: ontuchtige {c}
for nothing {adv} (for free)  :: voor niets
for nothing {adv} (for no reason)  :: voor niets
for now {adv} (at the moment; until later)  :: voorlopig
for rent {adj} (being offered for renting)  :: te huur
forsake {v} (to abandon)  :: verzaken, opgeven
for sale {adj} (being offered for purchase)  :: te koop
forsooth {adv} (indeed, truthfully, really)  :: waarlijk [archaic]
for sure {prep} (definitely)  :: zeker, zeker weten
forswear {v} (To commit perjury.)  :: meineed plegen
forswear {v} (To renounce or deny something, especially under oath.)  :: ontkennen, afzweren
forth {adv}  :: voort
for the most part {adv} (mostly)  :: grotendeels, meestal
for the sake of {prep} (because of)  :: ter wille van
for the time being {adv} (temporarily; until later)  :: voorlopig
fortieth {adj} (ordinal form of forty)  :: veertigste, 40e, 40e)
fortnight {adv} (period of two weeks)  :: veertien dagen {p}, twee weken {p}
fortnightly {adj} (occurring once in a fortnight)  :: tweewekelijks
fortnightly {adv} (once in a fortnight)  :: tweewekelijks
fortnightly {n} (a publication issued fortnightly; a bi-weekly)  :: tweewekelijks
fortress {n} (fortified place)  :: vesting
fortuitous {adj} (happening by chance, not necessarily a lucky one)  :: toevallig
fortunately {adv} (in a fortunate manner)  :: gelukkig, gelukkigerwijs
fortune {n} (a chance)  :: kans {c}, geluk {n}
fortune {n} (destiny)  :: lot {n}, noodlot {n}, [in fixed expressions] fortuin {n}
fortune {n} (good luck)  :: geluk {n}
fortune {n} (lots of riches)  :: fortuin {n}, vermogen {n}
fortune favors the bold {proverb} (luck favors the adventurous)  :: de brutalen hebben de halve wereld
fortuneteller {n} (a person who professes to predict the future in return for money)  :: wichelaar {m}, wichelaarster {f}, waarzegger {m}
forty {num} (the cardinal number occurring after thirty-nine)  :: veertig {f}
forty-eight {num} (48)  :: achtenveertig
forty-first {num} (41st)  :: eenenveertigste
forty-five {num} (45)  :: vijfenveertig
forty-four {num} (44)  :: vierenveertig
forty-nine {num} (49)  :: negenenveertig
forty-one {num} (41)  :: eenenveertig
forty-seven {num} (47)  :: zevenenveertig
forty-six {num} (46)  :: zesenveertig
forty-three {num} (43)  :: drieënveertig
forty-two {num} (Cardinal number)  :: tweeënveertig
forward {v} (send (something received) to a third party)  :: doorsturen
forwardable {adj} (That can be forwarded)  :: doorstuurbaar
forwards {adv}  :: voorwaarts
fossil {n} (The mineralized remains of an animal or plant)  :: fossiel {n}
fossil fuel {n} (fuel)  :: fossiele brandstof {f}
foster care {n} (system by which a child is cared for)  :: pleegzorg {m} {f}
fosterling {n} (foster child) SEE: foster child  ::
foster mother {n} (an adult female who cares for a foster child)  :: pleegmoeder {f}
foul {v} (to besmirch)  :: besmeuren
foul {v} (to clog or obstruct)  :: verstoppen
foul language {n} (profane words)  :: schuttingtaal {f}
found {v} (melt) SEE: melt  ::
found {v} (to start organization)  :: stichten
foundation {n} (act of founding)  :: stichting {f}
foundation {n} (endowed institution or charity)  :: stichting {f}
foundation {n} (lowest and supporting part or member of a wall)  :: fundering
foundation {n} (that upon which anything is founded)  :: fundament {n}
founder {n} (one who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author)  :: stichter {m}, grondlegger {m}, oprichter {m}
founder {v} (to sink)  :: zinken, kelderen
founding member {n} (member of an organization that was involved in the organization's foundation)  :: medeoprichter {m}
foundling {n} (abandoned child, left by its parent)  :: vondeling {m}
foundry {n} (facility that melts metals)  :: gieterij
fount {n} (drinking device for animals) SEE: waterer  ::
fountain {n} (artificial water feature)  :: fontein {f}
fountain {n} (source, origin of a flow)  :: bron
fountain {n} (spring) SEE: spring  ::
fountain {n} (structure from which a fountain issues)  :: fontein {f}
four {num} (the cardinal number 4)  :: vier
four by two {n} (Jew) SEE: Jew  ::
four-eyes {n} (person who wears spectacles)  :: [idiomatic, derogatory] brillemans {m}
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse {prop} (Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse)  :: de vier ruiters van de Apocalyps
four hundred {num} (cardinal number 400)  :: vierhonderd
Fourier cosine series {n} (Fourier series)  :: Fourier-cosinusreeks
Fourier series {n} (series of cosine and sine functions)  :: Fourierreeks
Fourier sine series {n} (Fourier series)  :: Fourier-sinusreeks
Fourier transform {n} (mathematics: a process that expresses a function)  :: Fouriertransformatie, Fourier-transformatie
four of a kind {n} (four cards of the same rank)  :: carré
fourscore {num} (4×20)  :: tachtig
foursome {n} (group of four)  :: kwartet {n}, viertal {n}
four-stroke engine {n} (an engine in which the pistons perform four strokes per engine cycle)  :: viertaktmotor {m}
fourteen {num} (cardinal number)  :: veertien {f}
fourteenth {adj} (ordinal form of the number fourteen)  :: veertiende (abbreviation 14e)
fourth {adj} (fourth)  :: vierde (abbreviations 4de, 4e)
fourth {n} (fourth gear) SEE: fourth gear  ::
fourth {n} (quarter) SEE: quarter  ::
fourth wall {n} (boundary between fiction and audience)  :: vierde wand {m}
fourth wall {n} (imaginary invisible wall in theatre)  :: vierde wand {m}
fowl {n} (bird of the order Galliformes)  :: stuk pluimvee {n}
fowl {n} (bird) SEE: bird  ::
fowl {n} (birds which are hunted or kept for food)  :: gevogelte {n}
fox {n} (fox terrier) SEE: fox terrier  ::
fox {n} (Vulpes)  :: vos {m}
foxberry {n} (plant and berry Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry  ::
foxglove {n} (plant of the genus Digitalis)  :: vingerhoedskruid {n}
fracking {n} (hydraulic fracturing) SEE: hydraulic fracturing  ::
fraction {n} (arithmetic: ratio)  :: breuk {c}
fractious {adj} (given to troublemaking)  :: dwars, kribbig, lastig
fracture {n} (act of breaking, or something broken)  :: breuk
fracture {n} ((geology) fault)  :: Verwerfung
fragile {adj} (easily broken or destroyed)  :: broos, fragiel
fragility {n} (condition or quality of being fragile)  :: broosheid {f}
fragment {n} (portion or segment of an object)  :: fragment {n}
fragment {v} (to break apart)  :: fragmenteren
fragment {v} (to cause to be broken into pieces)  :: fragmenteren
fragmentation {n} (act of fragmenting or something fragmented; disintegration)  :: fragmentatie {f}
fragmentation {n} (process by which fragments of an exploding bomb scatter.)  :: fragmentatie {f}
fragmentation {n} (the breaking up and dispersal of a file into non-contiguous areas of a disk)  :: fragmentatie {f}
fragmentation {n} (the breaking up of a data packet when larger than the transmission unit of a network)  :: fragmentatie {f}
fragrance {n} (pleasant smell or odour)  :: aroma {n}
fragrant {adj} (sweet-smelling)  :: geur
frame {n} (complete game of snooker)  :: frame
frame {n} (structural elements of a building or other constructed object)  :: raamwerk {n}
frame {n} (structure of a person's body)  :: skelet {n}, geraamte {n}
framework {n} (a basic conceptual structure)  :: framework {n}, kader {n}
framework {n} (the arrangement of support beams that represent a buildings general shape and size)  :: geraamte {n}
franc {n} (former currency of France and Belgium)  :: frank
France {prop} (country)  :: Frankrijk {n}
franchiser {n} (franchisor) SEE: franchisor  ::
Francis {prop} (male given name)  :: Frans, Francis, Franciscus
francium {n} (chemical element)  :: francium {n}
Francophone {adj} (French-speaking)  :: Franstalig
Francophone {n} (A speaker of French)  :: Franstalige {m} {f}
Franco-Provençal {prop} (a Romance language)  :: Arpitaans, Francoprovençaals
frank {adj} (bluntly honest)  :: eerlijk, open, oprecht, openhartig
Frank {prop} (male given name)  :: Frank
frankenword {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word  ::
frankincense {n} (incense)  :: olibanum {n}
Frankish {prop} (the language of the Franks)  :: Oudfrankisch, Frankisch
frankly {adv} (in a frank, open or (too) honest manner)  :: ronduit
Frasnian {prop}  :: Frasnien
fraud {n} (an act of deception)  :: fraude {c}, flessentrekkerij {f}, bedrog {n}, oplichterij {f}, oplichting {f}
fraud {n} (one who performs fraud)  :: fraudeur {m}, oplichter {m}, bedrieger {n}, charlatan {m}, vervalser {m}
fraud {v} (defraud) SEE: defraud  ::
fraught {adj} (charged or accompanied with)  :: beladen, vol
fraught {adj} (distressed)  :: bezorgd
freak {n} (nonconformist, especially in appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, or business practices)  :: engerd {m}
freak {n} (person who has an obsession or extreme knowledge of something)  :: fanaat
freaking {adj} (an intensifier) SEE: fricking  ::
freak out {v} (react with anger or fear)  :: doordraaien
freaky {adj} (unusual)  :: bizar
freckle {n} (small pigmentation spot on the skin)  :: sproet {c}
freckled {adj} (having freckles)  :: sproetig, sproeterig
Frederick {prop} (male given name)  :: Frederik
free {adj} (not imprisoned)  :: vrij, los
free {adj} (obtainable without payment)  :: gratis, kosteloos, kosteloze, verniet (Flanders)
free {adj} (software: with very few limitations on distribution or improvement)  :: vrij, vrije
free {adj} (unconstrained)  :: vrij, los, loslopend
free {adj} (unobstructed)  :: vrij, open
free {adj} (without obligations)  :: vrij, ongedwongen
free {adj} (without)  :: zonder
-free {suffix} (free from; without)  :: -vrij; lead-free - loodvrij
free {v} (make free)  :: bevrijden, loslaten, laten gaan
freebooter {n} (A pirate, or person who pillages and plunders)  :: vrijbuiter {m}
freedom {n} (not being imprisoned or enslaved)  :: vrijheid {f}, vrijdom {m}
freedom {n} (The lack of a specific constraint)  :: vrijheid {f}, vrijdom {m}
freedom fighter {n} (fighter)  :: vrijheidsstrijder {m}
freedom of speech {n} (right to speak without fear of harm)  :: vrijheid van meningsuiting {f}, vrije meningsuiting {f}
freedom to roam {n} (right to access public or privately owned land)  :: allemansrecht
free kick {n} (kick played without interference of opposition)  :: vrije trap {m}, vrije schop {m}, vrijschop {m}
freelancer {n} (who freelances)  :: freelancer {m}
freeloader {n} (one who does not contribute or pay appropriately)  :: klaploper
freemason {n} (freemason) SEE: Freemason  ::
Freemason {n} (member of the Free and Accepted Masons)  :: vrijmetselaar {m}
Freemasonry {prop} (institutions and ways of the Freemasons)  :: vrijmetselarij {f}
free sheet {n} (freesheet) SEE: freesheet  ::
free software {n} (free of charge software) SEE: freeware  ::
free software {n} (software that can be freely copied and modified)  :: vrije software {f}
free-standing {adj} (free-standing) SEE: freestanding  ::
free state {n} (political entity whose political status is less than that of a fully sovereign nation-state)  :: vrijstaat {m}
freestyle {v} (to ad-lib in rap music)  :: freestylen
free-throw line {n} (basketball)  :: vrije worplijn
free time {n} (time that can be spent on one's own activities rather than work)  :: vrijetijd {m}
free trade {n} (trade free from government interference)  :: vrijhandel {m}
freeway {n} (road designed for safe high-speed motoring)  :: snelweg {m}, autosnelweg {m}
free will {n} (ability to choose one's actions)  :: vrije wil {m}
freeze {n} ((computing) state when the system ceases to respond to inputs)  :: vastlopen
freeze {n} ((finance))  :: bevriezing
freeze {n} (on salary)  :: loonstop, salarisstop
freeze {n} (period of cold)  :: vorst, vorstperiode
freeze {v} (become motionless)  :: verstijven
freeze {v} (become solid due to low temperature)  :: bevriezen
freeze {v} (drop below zero)  :: vriezen
freeze {v} (lower something's temperature to freezing point)  :: bevriezen, invriezen, vriezen
freezer {n} (stand-alone appliance)  :: vriezer {m}, diepvriezer {m}, diepvries {m}
freezing {adj} (frosty) SEE: frosty  ::
freezing {adj} (very cold)  :: ijskoud, ijzig
freezing {n} (the action of numbing with anesthetics)  :: verdoving
freezing {n} (the change in state of a substance from liquid to solid on cooling)  :: bevriezing {f}
freezing cold {adj} (extremely and unpleasantly cold)  :: ijskoud
freezing cold {n} (extreme and unpleasant cold)  :: vrieskou {f}
freezing point {n} (temperature)  :: vriespunt {n}
freezing rain {n} (rain which freezes upon contact with the ground)  :: ijsregen {m}
free zone {n} (duty-free area)  :: taxvrije zone
Freiburg {prop} (a German city)  :: Freiburg
freight {n} (goods)  :: vracht {m}, cargo {m}
freight {n} (payment for transportation)  :: vrachtprijs {m}
freight {n} (transport of goods)  :: vracht {m}, cargo {m}
freight car {n} (railway car) SEE: goods wagon  ::
freighter {n} (vessel used to carry freight) SEE: cargo ship  ::
freight train {n} (train used for transportation of freight) SEE: goods train  ::
French {adj} (of or relating to France)  :: Frans
French {adj} (of or relating to the French language)  :: Frans
French {adj} (of or relating to the French people)  :: Frans
French {n} (people of France, collectively)  :: Fransen {p}, [pejorative] fransozen {p}
French {n} (vulgar language)  :: schuttingtaal {f}
French {prop} (Romance language spoken in France)  :: Frans {n}
French {v} (kiss (a person) while inserting one’s tongue into his or her mouth)  :: tongzoenen
French {v} (kiss in this manner)  :: tongzoenen
french fries {n} (deep fried strips of potato)  :: frieten, patat
French Guiana {prop} (Department of French Guiana)  :: Frans Guyana
Frenchification {n} (act of Frenchifying, something Frenchified)  :: verfransing {f}
French India {prop} (French colonial possessions)  :: Frans Indië {n}
French kiss {n} (tongue kiss)  :: tongkus {m}, tongzoen {m}, tongen
French letter {n} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
French Louisiana {prop} (French colony)  :: Frans Louisiana
Frenchman {n} (man of French birth or nationality)  :: Fransman {m}
French paradox {prop} (French paradox)  :: Franse paradox
French Polynesia {prop} (Overseas territory of France)  :: Frans-Polynesië
French press {n} (cafetière) SEE: cafetière  ::
Frenchwoman {n} (a French woman)  :: Française {f}
frenetic {adj} (fast, frantic, harried, or frenzied)  :: frenetiek, bezeten
frenzy {n} (state of wild activity or panic)  :: razernij {f}
Freo {prop} (Fremantle) SEE: Fremantle  ::
freon {n} (non-flammable refrigerant)  :: freon
frequency {n} (number of occurrences divided by time)  :: frequentie {f}
frequency {n} (property of occurring often rather than infrequently)  :: regelmaat {m} {f}
frequency {n} (rate of occurrence of anything)  :: frequentie {f}
frequency modulation {n} (use of a modulating wave)  :: frequentiemodulatie
frequency-shift keying {n} (form of frequency modulation)  :: frequentieverschuivingsmodulatie
frequent {adj} (done or occurring often)  :: veelvuldig, frequent
frequently asked questions {n} (online document)  :: veelgestelde vragen
fresco {n} (painting made using this technique)  :: fresco
fresco {n} (technique)  :: fresco
fresh {adj} (new or clean)  :: vers, nieuw
fresh {adj} (of produce, not from storage)  :: vers
fresh {adj} (refreshing or cool)  :: fris
fresh {adj} (rude or inappropriate)  :: onbeschoft, onbeleefd, grof, onbehoorlijk
fresh {adj} (without salt)  :: zoet
freshman {n} (a person of either sex entering the first year of an institution)  :: feut {m}
fresh water {n} (water with little salt)  :: zoet water {n}, vers water {n}
Fresnel lamp {n} (Fresnel lantern) SEE: Fresnel lantern  ::
fret {n} (one of the pieces of metal/wood/plastic across the neck of a guitar)  :: fret {m}
fret {v} (to chafe or irritate; to worry)  :: piekeren, zich zorgen maken
fret {v} (to cut through with fretsaw)  :: bewerken, doorzagen met een figuurzaag
fret {v} (to devour, consume)  :: verslinden, vreten
fret {v} (to gnaw, consume, eat away)  :: knagen
fret {v} (to worry or be anxious)  :: ongerust zijn
fretful {adj} (irritable)  :: prikkelbaar
fretful {adj} (restless)  :: rusteloos
fretty {adj} (covered with a lattice-like pattern)  :: getralied
fretty {adj} (inclined to fret)  :: kribbig, geïrriteerd, gemelijk, kniezerig, zeurderig
fretty {adj} (inflamed like a sore)  :: zeer, geïrriteerd, ontstoken, pijnlijk
fricative {n} (consonant)  :: fricatief {m}, wrijfklank {m}
friction {n} (A force that resists the relative motion or tendency to such motion of two bodies in contact)  :: wrijving {f}, frictie {f}
friction {n} (conflict)  :: wrijving {f}, frictie {f}, onenigheid {f}, geschil {n}, conflict {n}
friction {n} (The rubbing of one object or surface against another)  :: wrijving {f}
Friday {n} (day of the week)  :: vrijdag {m}
fridge {n} (refrigerator) SEE: refrigerator  ::
fried egg {n} (egg that has been shallow fried)  :: spiegelei {n}
fried rice {n} (form of rice)  :: gebakken rijst {m}, nasi {m}
friend {n} (boyfriend or girlfriend)  :: [♂] vriend {m}, [♂] vriendje {n} [diminutive], [♀] vriendin {f}
friend {n} (person whose company one enjoys)  :: [♂] vriend, [♂] vriendje {n} [diminutive], [♀] vriendin, [♀] vriendinnetje {n} [diminutive], [♂♀] maatje {n} [diminutive]
friend {v} (befriend) SEE: befriend  ::
friend {v} (to act as the friend of)  :: bevriend zijn met
friend {v} (to add as a friend)  :: bevriend
friendless {adj} (without friends)  :: vriendloos
friendliness {n} (the quality of being friendly)  :: vriendelijkheid {f}
friendly {adj} (characteristic of friendliness)  :: vriendelijk, sympathiek, aangenaam, vriendschappelijk
friendly {adj} (pertaining to friendlies in the conflict sense)  :: bevriend
friendly {adj} (warm, approachable)  :: vriendelijk, hartelijk
friendly {adj} (without hostility)  :: vriendschappelijk
friendly {adv} (in a friendly manner)  :: vriendelijk, vriendschappelijk
friendly {n} (someone of the same side)  :: [partij/soldaat etc.] bevriende, bondgenoot {m}
friendly {n} ((sports) game)  :: vriendschappelijke wedstrijd
friendly fire {n} (fire from allied or friendly forces)  :: eigen vuur
friends {n} (participants in a two-way friendship)  :: vrienden
friendship {n} ((uncountable) condition of being friends)  :: vriendschap {f}
Friesland {prop} (province of the Netherlands)  :: Friesland
frigate {n} (A 19th c. type of warship)  :: fregat {n}
frigate {n} (A modern type of warship)  :: fregat {n}
frigate {n} (An obsolete type of sailing warship)  :: fregat {n}
frigging {adj} (an intensifier) SEE: fricking  ::
frighten {v} (to disturb with fear)  :: bang maken, beangstigen
frightened {adj} (afraid, suffering from fear)  :: lafhartig, bangelijk
frightening {adj} (awful)  :: afschuwelijk
frightening {adj} (scary)  :: ontstellend, beangstigend, angstaanjagend
fringe {adj} (outside the mainstream)  :: marginaal
fringe {n} (decorative border)  :: franje {m} {f}
fringe {n} (light or dark band formed by the diffraction of light)  :: franje {m} {f}
fringe {n} (members of a social group holding unorthodox views)  :: radicalen {p}
fringe {n} (peripheral part)  :: rand
fringe {n} (the periphery of a city)  :: periferie {f}, buitenwijken {p}
fringe {v} (to decorate with fringe)  :: omzomen, met franjes versieren, van franjes voorzien
fringe {v} (to serve as a fringe)  :: van franjes voorzien
Frisbee {n} (a disk thrown for recreation)  :: frisbee
Frisian {adj} (of or in the or a Frisian language)  :: Fries
Frisian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Dutch province of Friesland)  :: Fries, Frieslands
Frisian {adj} (of or relating to the people of Frisia)  :: Fries
Frisian {adj} (of or relating to the people of the Dutch province of Friesland)  :: Fries
Frisian {adj} (of or relating to the region of Frisia)  :: Fries
Frisian {n} (person from the Dutch province of Friesland)  :: Fries {m}
Frisian {prop} (the Frisian language group)  :: Fries {n}
Frisian {prop} (the West Frisian language) SEE: West Frisian  ::
frisk {adj} (lively; brisk; frolicsome)  :: levendig, levendige
frisk {v} (search somebody by feeling their clothes)  :: fouilleren
fritter {n} (dish made by deep-frying)  :: beignet {m}
fritter {v} (sinter) SEE: sinter  ::
fritter {v} (to waste time)  :: prutsen
fritter away {v} (dish made by deep-frying)  :: verprutsen, verspillen
Fritz {n} (derogatory: a German person)  :: mof {m} {f}
Friulian {prop} (language spoken in Friuli)  :: Friulisch {n}, Friulaans {n}
frivolity {n} (frivolous act)  :: frivoliteit
frivolous {adj} (silly; especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner)  :: frivool, lichtzinnig, wuft, onbezonnen
frivolously {adv} (in a frivolous manner)  :: frivool
frog {n} (amphibian)  :: kikker {m}, kikvors {m}
frog {n} (part of a railway)  :: puntstuk {n}
frog legs {n} (hind legs of frog as food)  :: kikkerbilletjes
frogman {n} (diver)  :: kikvorsman {m}
frolic {v} (behave playfully and uninhibitedly)  :: plezier maken, dollen, pret maken, keten, rollebollen
from {prep} (with the origin, starting point or initial reference of or at)  :: van, uit
from {prep} (with the separation, exclusion or differentiation of)  :: tegen, van
from {prep} (with the source or provenance of or at)  :: van, uit
from now on {adv} (from now, indefinitely)  :: voortaan, van nu af aan
from pillar to post {adv} (from one place to another)  :: van het kastje naar de muur, van hot naar her
from scratch {prep} (from raw ingredients)  :: vanaf het begin
from scratch {prep} (from the beginning)  :: vanaf nul, helemaal opnieuw, vanaf het begin
from time to time {adv} (occasionally)  :: van tijd tot tijd
frond {n} (leaf of a fern)  :: varenblad
front {adj} (located at or near the front)  :: voor (in compound nouns as voordeur or voorpagina)
front {adj} (phonetics: of a vowel pronounced near the tip of the tongue) SEE: front vowel  ::
front {n} (facing side)  :: voorkant {m}, voorzijde {f} {m}
front {n} (main entrance side)  :: voorkant {m}, voorzijde {f} {m}
front {n} (meteorology: interface between airmasses)  :: front {n}
front {n} (military: area or line of conflict)  :: front {n}
front {n} (public face of covert organisation)  :: front {n}, façade {f}
frontal {adj} (of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone)  :: frontaal
front crawl {n} (freestyle) SEE: freestyle  ::
front door {n} (main entrance)  :: voordeur {f}/{m}
frontier {n} (part of a country that fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region)  :: grens
frontispiece {n} (an illustration that is on the page before the title page of a book)  :: titelplaat
frontispiece {n} (title page) SEE: title page  ::
front page {n} (initially visible page of a publication)  :: voorpagina
front room {n} (living room) SEE: living room  ::
frosh {n} (first year student)  :: schacht {m} {f}
frosh {n} (frog) SEE: frog  ::
frosh {v} (to initiate academic freshmen)  :: dopen
frost {n} (cold weather that would cause frost)  :: vorst
frost {n} (cover of minute ice crystals)  :: rijp, rijm
frost {v} (to get covered with frost)  :: berijpen
frostbite {n} (the freezing of some part of the body)  :: bevriezing {f}
frostbite {v} (to expose to the effect of frost)  :: bevriezen
frosty {adj} (cold, chilly)  :: vorstig
froth {n} (foam)  :: schuim {n}
frothy {adj} (foamy or churned)  :: schuimig, schuimend
frounce {v} (to crease, wrinkle) SEE: frown  ::
frounce {v} (to curl) SEE: curl  ::
frown {n} (facial expression)  :: fronsen
frown {v} (to have a frown on one's face)  :: fronsen
frown at {v} (to disapprove of) SEE: frown upon  ::
frozen {adj} (in the state of that which freezes)  :: bevroren
frozen shoulder {n} (adhesive capsulitis) SEE: adhesive capsulitis  ::
fructose {n} (monosaccharide ketose sugar)  :: fructose {m} {f}, vruchtensuiker {m}
frugal {adj} (economical, avoiding waste, thrifty)  :: zuinig
frugivore {n} (animal that eats mostly fruit)  :: fructivoor {m}, vruchteneter {m}
fruit {n} (figuratively: child of a marriage)  :: spruit {m} {f}
fruit {n} (figuratively: positive end result or reward of labour or effort)  :: vrucht {f}
fruit {n} (food)  :: fruit
fruit {n} (part of plant)  :: fruit {n}, vrucht {f}
fruit bat {n} (bat of the family Pteropodidae) SEE: megabat  ::
fruitful {adj} (favorable to the growth)  :: vruchtbaar
fruitful {adj} (productive, yielding benefits)  :: vruchtbaar
fruition {n} (condition of bearing fruit)  :: vrucht dragen
fruition {n} (enjoyment derived from a possession)  :: vruchtgebruik {n}
fruition {n} (fulfillment of something worked for)  :: vervulling {f} [of a plan]
fruitlike {adj} (resembling fruit)  :: fruitachtig
fruitmonger {n} (fruiterer) SEE: fruiterer  ::
fruitseller {n} (fruiterer) SEE: fruiterer  ::
fruit tree {n} (a tree that bears a crop of edible fruit on a regular basis)  :: fruitboom {m}
frumpy {adj} (dowdy, unfashionable)  :: ouderwets, stijlloos
frustrate {v} (to disappoint or defeat)  :: frustreren
frustrate {v} (to hinder)  :: frustreren
frustrating {adj} (discouraging; causing annoyance or anger by excessive difficulty)  :: frustrerende
frustration {n} (act of frustrating)  :: frustratie {f}
frustration {n}  :: frustratie {f}
frustration {n} (thing that frustrates)  :: frustratie {f}
fry {v} (to cook (something) in hot fat)  :: bakken, braden
frying pan {n} (long-handled, shallow pan used for frying food)  :: koekenpan {m} {f}
fuchsia {n} (colour)  :: foksia {m}
fuck {interj} (fuck!)  :: kut!, kanker!
fuck {n} (an act of sexual intercourse)  :: neukpartij
fuck {n} (highly contemptible person)  :: naaibeer
fuck {n} (sexual partner)  :: neukmaatje
fuck {v} (to break or destroy)  :: verpesten, naar de kloten helpen
fuck {v} (to have sexual intercourse-obscene or vulgar)  :: neuken, naaien
fuck {v} (to insert an object into a specified body part)  :: neuken, penetreren
fuck {v} (to put in an extremely difficult or impossible situation)  :: verneuken
fuckable {adj} (sexually attractive)  :: neukbaar
fuck and chuck {phrase} (hit it and quit it) SEE: hit it and quit it  ::
fuck around {v} (to behave immaturely)  :: aankloten
fucked up {adj} (damaged)  :: verneukt
fucked-up {adj} (annoying)  :: lastig, gek, boosaardig, fout
fucked-up {adj} (damaged)  :: kapot, eraan, beschadigd
fucked-up {adj} (drunken)  :: dronken, bedronken, zat [Flemish]
fucked-up {adj} (injured)  :: toegetakeld
fuckfest {n} (an orgy, an orgiastic party)  :: neukfeest {n}
fuckhead {n} (stupid person)  :: fuckhoofd
fucking {adj} (as an intensifier)  :: fucking, focking, fakking, kanker
fuck off {interj} (expression of disagreement or disbelief)  :: sodemieter op
fuck off {v} (go to hell, disappear, screw oneself)  :: flikker op
fucktard {n} (an extraordinarily stupid person)  :: klootzak {m}
fuck you {phrase} (fuck you)  :: rot op, donder op, flikker op
fuck-you lizard {n} (tokay gecko) SEE: tokay gecko  ::
fudge {v} (To try to avoid giving a direct answer)  :: ontwijken
fuel {n} (substance consumed to provide energy)  :: brandstof {m} {f}
fuel {v} (to provide fuel)  :: tanken
fuel cell {n} (electrochemical device)  :: brandstofcel {m} {f}
fugacious {adj} (Fleeting, fading quickly, transient)  :: vluchtig, vlietend
fugitive {adj} (elusive or difficult to retain)  :: vluchtig
fugitive {adj} (fleeing or running away)  :: voortvluchtig, voortvluchtige
fugitive {adj} (transient, fleeting or ephemeral)  :: voorbijgaand
fugitive {n} (a person who is fleeing or escaping from something)  :: vluchteling {m}, vluchtelinge {f}, voortvluchtige {m} {f}
fugu {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
fulcrum {n} (support about which a lever pivots)  :: draaipunt {n}, steunpunt {n}
fulfil {v} (carry out) SEE: fulfill  ::
fulfill {v} (to carry out)  :: vervullen
full {adj} (complete)  :: volledig
full {adj} (containing the maximum possible amount)  :: vol
full {adj} (having depth and body)  :: vol
full {adj} (of a garment: ample, wide)  :: ruim, wijd
full {adj} (satisfied, in relation to eating)  :: vol, verzadigd, zat
full {adj} (total, entire)  :: vol, volledig
full {n} (phase of the moon) SEE: full moon  ::
full {v} (to baptise) SEE: baptise  ::
full-fledged {adj} (having full qualification, credentials or preparation)  :: volwaardig
full-fledged {adj}  :: volwaardig
full moon {n} (phase of moon when in opposition to sun)  :: volle maan {m}
full-scale {adj} (of the same size) SEE: life-size  ::
full stop {n} (The punctuation mark “.”)  :: punt
full-time {adj} (Involving a full amount of time spent on some activity)  :: voltijds
full-time {adv} (Spending a full amount of time)  :: voltijds
fully {adv} (in a full manner)  :: volledig
fully {adv} (to a full extent)  :: volledig
fume hood {n} (a ventilated compartment in which chemical procedures may be undertaken)  :: zuurkast, trekkast
fun {adj} (enjoyable, amusing)  :: plezierig, leuk, lollig, plezant (Flanders)
fun {n} (enjoyment or amusement)  :: lol {m}, plezier {n}, pret {f}/{m}
fun {n} (playful, often noisy, activity)  :: plezier {n}, pret
funambulist {n} (tightrope walker) SEE: tightrope walker  ::
function {n} (biology: physiological activity of an organ or body part)  :: functie {f}
function {n} (chemistry: characteristic behavior of a chemical compound)  :: functie {f}
function {n} (computing: routine that returns a result)  :: functie {f}
function {n} (mathematics: single-valued relation)  :: functie {f}, functie {f}
function {n} (professional or official position)  :: functie {f}
function {n} (relation where one thing is dependent on another)  :: functie {f}
function {n} (what something does or is used for)  :: functie {f}
function {v} (to carry on a function)  :: functioneren
function {v} (to have a function)  :: fungeren, dienen
functional {adj} (in good working order)  :: functionerend, operationeel, werkend
functional {adj} (useful, serving a purpose)  :: functioneel, doelmatig
functional {adj} (utilitarian) SEE: utilitarian  ::
functional {n} (a function that takes a function as its argument)  :: functionaal
functionality {n} (The ability to perform a task or function)  :: functionaliteit
functional requirement {n} (a condition or capability)  :: functievereiste {f}
functioning {adj} (functional) SEE: functional  ::
functioning {n}  :: werking {f}
functor {n} (computing: function word) SEE: function object  ::
functor {n} (grammar: function word) SEE: function word  ::
fund {n} (sum or source of money)  :: fonds
fund {v} (to pay for)  :: financieren
fundamental {adj} (pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation)  :: fundamenteel
fundamental interaction {n} (basic forces that act between elementary particles)  :: fundamentele natuurkracht {m}
fundamentalism {n} (religion)  :: fundamentalisme {n}
fundamental particle {n} (elementary particle) SEE: elementary particle  ::
funding {n} (money provided as funds)  :: financiering
funeral {adj} (relating to the ceremony)  :: begrafenis
funeral {n} (ceremony to honour of a deceased person)  :: begrafenis {f}
funeral director {n} (undertaker) SEE: undertaker  ::
funeral home {n} (mortuary)  :: uitvaartcentrum {n}
fungous {adj} (of or pertaining to a fungus) SEE: fungal  ::
fungus {n} (any member of the kingdom Fungi)  :: zwam {m}
funicular {n} (rail trainsit system)  :: funiculaire, kabelbaan {f}
funky {adj} (offbeat, unconventional) SEE: offbeat  ::
funnel {n} (utensil used to guide poured liquids)  :: trechter
funnel {v} (To direct (money or resources).)  :: geld doen circuleren
funnel {v} (To proceed through a narrow gap or passageway akin to a funnel)  :: door een kleiner opening voeren, kanaliseren
funnel {v} (To use a funnel)  :: door een trechter gieten
funny {adj} (amusing; comical)  :: grappig
funny farm {n} (informal term for lunatic asylum) SEE: madhouse  ::
fur {n} (coating resembling fur)  :: voering
fur {n} (hairy coat of a mammal, especially when fine, soft and thick)  :: bont {n}, pels, vacht
fur {n} (hairy skin processed to serve as a wear for people)  :: pels, vacht
fur {n} (pelt used to make, trim or line clothing apparel)  :: bont {n}, pels
fur {v} (to cover with fur)  :: voeren
furbelow {n} (ruffle) SEE: ruffle  ::
furlough {n} (leave of absence)  :: verlof {n}
furlough {n} (period of unpaid time off used by an employer to reduce costs)  :: onbetaald verlof {n}
furnace {n} (device for heating a building)  :: ketel {m}
furnace {n} (device for heating in a factory, melting metals, etc)  :: oven {m}, ketel {m}
furnace {n} (device for heating: oven) SEE: device for heating: oven  ::
furnish {v} (to provide with furniture)  :: meubileren, bemeubelen, meubelen
furniture {n} (an item, or items, (usually) in a room)  :: meubel {n}, meubelstuk {n}
furrow {n} (deep wrinkle in the skin of the face)  :: groef {f}
furrow {n} (trench cut in the soil)  :: vore, voor {f}
furrow {v} (to cut a groove)  :: doorploegen
furrow {v} (to pull one's brows together)  :: fronsen
furrow {v} (wrinkle) SEE: to wrinkle  ::
furry {adj} (covered with fur)  :: pelzig, pels-
furry {n} (animal character with human characteristics)  :: furry {c}
further {adv}  :: verder
furthermore {adv} (In addition; besides; what's more; used to denote additional information)  :: daarenboven, bovendien
furtive {adj} (exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy)  :: heimelijk, geheim
furtive {adj} (stealthy)  :: heimelijk
furuncle {n} (boil) SEE: boil  ::
fury {n} (extreme anger)  :: razernij {f}
fuse {n} (cord)  :: lont {m} {f}
fuse {n} (device igniting charge)  :: lont
fuse {n} (device preventing overloading of a circuit)  :: zekering
fuse {v} (intransitive: to melt together)  :: samensmelten
fuse {v} (transitive: to furnish with a fuse)  :: smelten
fuse {v} (transitive: to melt together)  :: versmelten
fusion {n} (act of melting something by heating it)  :: smelten {n}
fusion {n} (merging of elements into a union)  :: fusie
fusion {n} (nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine)  :: fusie, samensmelting
fusspot {n} (person who makes a fuss) SEE: fussbudget  ::
fussy {adj} (particular about details)  :: pietluttig
futile {adj} (incapable of producing results)  :: nutteloos
future {adj} (Having to do with or occurring in the future)  :: toekomstig
future {n} (future tense) SEE: future tense  ::
future {n} (something that will happen in moments yet to come)  :: toekomst {f}
future {n} (the time ahead)  :: toekomst {f}
future perfect {n}  :: voltooid tegenwoordig toekomende tijd
futures {n} (futures contract) SEE: futures contract  ::
future tense {n} (time form of a verb)  :: toekomende tijd {m}, onvoltooid toekomstige tijd {m}
futurism {n} (study of possible futures) SEE: futurology  ::
futurist {n} (one who studies and predicts possible futures) SEE: futurologist  ::
futuristic {adj} (advanced so far beyond that which is current as to appear to be from the future)  :: futuristisch
fuzz {n} (cop) SEE: cop  ::
fuzz {n} (police) SEE: police  ::
fuzzy melon {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon  ::
fuzzy melon {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon  ::
FYI {initialism} (For Your Information)  :: ter informatie
fyke {n} (type of fish-trap)  :: fuik
fylfot {n} (swastika) SEE: swastika  ::
fynbos {n} (fynbos)  :: fijnbos {n}