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wacky {adj} (zany) SEE: zany  ::
waddle {v} (To walk with short steps, tilting the body from side to side)  :: waggelen
wade {v} (to walk through water or something that impedes progress)  :: waden
wading bird {n} (long-legged bird)  :: waadvogel {m}
wafer {n} (biscuit)  :: wafel {f}
wafer {n} (religious token)  :: hostie {f}
waffle {n} (flat pastry)  :: wafel {f}
waffle {n} (speech or writing that is vague)  :: gezwam {n}
waffle {v} (to speak or write at length without any clear point or aim)  :: zwammen
waffle {v} (vacillate) SEE: vacillate  ::
waffle iron {n} (a cooking appliance used to make waffles)  :: wafelijzer {n}
waft {v} (to float easily and gently on the air)  :: zweven, fladderen
wag {v} (to not go to school)  :: spijbelen
wag {v} (to swing from side to side)  :: kwispelen
wage {n} (money paid to a worker)  :: loon {n}, salaris {n}, arbeidsloon {n}
wage earner {n} (someone who works for wages)  :: kostwinner {m} {f}
wager {n} (an agreement)  :: weddenschap {f}
wager {n} (the subject of a bet)  :: inzet {m}
wager {v} (put up as collateral)  :: wedden, weddenschap afsluiten, verwedden
waggon {n} (wagon) SEE: wagon  ::
wagon {n} (cart)  :: wagen
wagon {n} (child's riding toy)  :: bolderkar
Wahhabite {n} (follower of Wahhabism)  :: wahabiet {m}
waif {n} (wanderer)  :: zwerver
wail {n} (loud cry or shriek)  :: schreeuw {m}, kreet {m}
wail {v}  :: huilen
wainscotting {n} (Wooden (especially oaken) panelling on the lower part of a room’s walls)  :: lambrisering {f}
waist {n}  :: middendek {n}
waist {n} (part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach)  :: middel {n}
waistcoat {n} (a sleeveless, collarless garment)  :: vest {n}
wait {v} (delay until some event)  :: wachten, afwachten
wait {v} (to serve customers)  :: bedienen
wait {v} (transitive: delay until) SEE: await  ::
waiter {n} (a server in a restaurant or similar)  :: ober {m}, kelner {m}
wait for {v} (to await the arrival of)  :: wachten op
wait for {v} (to wait until the specified event)  :: wachten op, wachten tot
waiting {n} (Attendance, service)  :: bedienen
waiting {n} (The act of staying or remaining in expectation)  :: wachten, afwachten
waiting list {n} (ordered list of people waiting to obtain a good or service)  :: wachtlijst {f}
waiting room {n} (room)  :: wachtkamer {f}
waitlist {n} (waiting list) SEE: waiting list  ::
waitress {n} (female waiter)  :: serveerster
waiver {n} (the act of waiving)  :: verklaring van afstand, vrijstelling
wake {n} (path left behind a ship on the surface of the water)  :: kielzog {n}
wake {n} (period after death)  :: wake, dodenwake
wake {v} (to make somebody stop sleeping)  :: wekken, wakker maken
wake {v} (to stop sleeping)  :: ontwaken, wakker worden
wake up {v} (to awaken (someone else))  :: wakker maken, wekken
wake up {v} (to (become) awake)  :: wakker worden, ontwaken
wake up {v} (to become more aware of a real-life situation.)  :: wakker worden, ontwaken
wake up on the wrong side of bed {v} (to be irritable) SEE: get up on the wrong side of the bed  ::
waldmeister {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff  ::
Wales {prop} (a constituent nation of the UK)  :: Wales {n}
walk {n} (distance walked)  :: wandeling {f}
walk {n} (maintained place on which to walk)  :: pad {n}
walk {n} (manner of walking)  :: loopje {n}
walk {n} (trip made by walking)  :: wandeling {f}
walk {v} (law: colloquial: to go free)  :: vrijuit gaan
walk {v} (move on the feet)  :: wandelen, stappen, lopen [Netherlands only]
walk {v} (to take for a walk)  :: uitlaten
walk {v} (to travel a distance by walking)  :: lopen, wandelen
walkaway {n} (easy victory) SEE: walkover  ::
walker {n} (walking frame) SEE: walking frame  ::
walking cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick  ::
walking frame {n} (framework device)  :: looprek {n}
walking stick {n} (cane)  :: wandelstok, stok {m}
walking stick {n} (insect) SEE: stick insect  ::
walkman {n} (any personal cassette player)  :: walkman {m}
walk-on {n} (actor with a small part)  :: figurant {m}, nevenfiguur {m} {f}
walk-on {n} (small part in a play or film)  :: nevenrol {f}
walk on eggshells {v} (to act carefully to avoid upsetting someone)  :: op eieren lopen
walk on eggshells {v} (to handle sensitive matters delicately)  :: op eieren lopen
walk the talk {v} (to act in accordance with one's words)  :: de daad bij het woord voegen
walkway {n} (clearly defined path)  :: voetpad
wall {n} (defensive rampart built up of earth, stone etc.)  :: muur
wall {n}  :: muur
wall {n} (permanent, substantial side or division in a building)  :: muur, wand {m}
wall {n} (structure built for defense surrounding or separating an area)  :: muur
Wallachia {prop} (Walachia)  :: Walachije
wall chaser {n} (power tool)  :: muurfrees {f}, sleufmachine {f}
walled garden {n} (garden enclosed by walls)  :: omheinde tuin {m}
wallet {n} (case for keeping money)  :: portemonnee {m}
walleyed {adj} (having bulging eyes)  :: uitpuilende ogen
walleyed {adj} (having eyes of different colour)  :: ogen met verschillende kleuren
walleyed {adj} (having eyes with a pale coloured iris)  :: met een glasoog/glasogen
walleyed {adj} (suffering from exotropia)  :: ogen met divergent strabisme, scheelheid
wallflower {n} (several short-lived herbs or shrubs of the Erysimum)  :: steenraket {f}, muurbloem {m} {f}
wall in {v} (enclose by surrounding with walls)  :: ommuren
Wallis and Futuna {prop} (an overseas territory of France in Oceania)  :: Wallis en Futuna
Wallonia {prop} (a region)  :: Wallonië {n}
Walloon {adj} (referring to the French-speaking people of southern Belgium)  :: Waals
Walloon {adj} (referring to the Romance language)  :: Waals
Walloon {n} (an inhabitant of Wallonia)  :: Waal {m}, Waalse {f}
Walloon {prop} (Romance language)  :: Waals {n}
Walloon Brabant {prop} (province)  :: Waals-Brabant {n}
wallop {n} (a heavy blow, punch)  :: knal {m}
wallow {v} (to roll one's self about, as in mire; to tumble and roll about; to move lazily or heavily in any medium; to flounder; as, swine wallow in the mire)  :: wentelen
wallow {v}  :: zwelgen
wallpaper {n} (decorative paper for walls)  :: behang {n}, behangpapier {n}, behangselpapier {n}
wallpaper {v} (to cover with wallpaper)  :: behangen
walls have ears {proverb} (walls have ears)  :: de muren hebben oren
walnut {n} (nut)  :: walnoot {m}
walnut {n} (tree)  :: walnotenboom {m}
walnut {n} (wood)  :: walnotenhout {n}
walrus {n} (large Arctic marine mammal)  :: walrus {m}
Walter {prop} (male given name)  :: Wouter {m}
wand {n} (stick or staff, used to perform a useful function)  :: staf {m}, roede {m}
wander {v} (of the mind, to lose focus or clarity of argument or attention)  :: afdwalen
wander {v} (to commit adultery)  :: vreemdgaan
wander {v} (to go somewhere indirectly)  :: dolen
wander {v} (to move without purpose or destination)  :: zwerven, rondtrekken
wanderer {n} (one who wanders)  :: wandelaar {m}, dwaler, zwermer {m}
wangle {v} (falsify) SEE: falsify  ::
waning moon {n}  :: afnemende maan {f}, wanende maan {f}
wank {v} (intransitive: to masturbate)  :: rukken [vulgar], zich aftrekken, masturberen [not vulgar]
wank {v} (transitive: to masturbate)  :: aftrekken
wanker {n} (idiot)  :: nietsnut
wanker {n} (person who wanks)  :: rukker
wannabe {n} (someone who wishes something but lacks the qualifications)  :: Wilt zijn, wannabe
want {n} (lack (of))  :: tekort {n}
want {v} (desire)  :: willen
want {v} (lack) SEE: lack  ::
wanton {adj} (lewd, immoral; sexually open/free)  :: wellustig, losbandig
wanton {adj} (undisciplined (obsolete))  :: onbeheerst onkuis
war {n} (conflict involving organized use of arms)  :: oorlog {m}, krijg {m}
war cemetery {n} (cemetery reserved for the graves of victims of warfare)  :: oorlogskerkhof {n}
war crime {n} (offense for violations of the law of war)  :: oorlogsmisdrijf {n}
war criminal {n} (person guilty of a war crime)  :: oorlogsmisdadiger {m}
-ward {suffix} (forming adjectives)  :: -waarts
-ward {suffix} (forming adverbs)  :: -waarts
warden {n} (a chief administrative officer of a prison)  :: gevangenbewaarder {m} {f}
warden {n} (an official charged with supervisory duties)  :: opzichter {m}
ward off {v} (to avert or prevent)  :: ontwijken, voorkomen
ward off {v} (to parry, or turn aside)  :: afweren
wardrobe {n} (cabinet in which clothes may be stored)  :: shrank
wardrobe {n}  :: garderobe, kledingkast
wardrobe malfunction {n} ((euphemism) an accidental instance of indecent exposure)  :: garderobe defect
-wards {suffix} (forming adjectives)  :: -waarts
-wards {suffix} (forming adverbs)  :: -waarts
warehouse {n} (A place for storing large amounts of products)  :: pakhuis {n}
warfare {n} (Military operations of some particular kind)  :: krijgsvoering {f}, oorlogvoering {f}, strijd {m}
warfare {n} (The waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy)  :: krijgsvoering {f}, oorlogvoering {f}, strijd {m}
war grave {n} (burial place)  :: oorlogskerkhof {n}
warlike {adj} (bellicose)  :: krijgshaftig, strijdlustig
warlike {adj} (belligerent)  :: strijdlustig, oorlogszuchtig
warlock {n} (male magic-user)  :: heksenmeester
warlord {n} (high military officer in a warlike nation)  :: krijgsheer
warm {adj} (being something that causes warmth)  :: warm
warm {adj} (caring, of relation to another person)  :: warm
warm {adj} (having a temperature slightly higher than usual)  :: warm
warm {v} (to increasingly favour)  :: warmlopen
warm {v} (to make or keep warm)  :: opwarmen, verwarmen, warm houden
warmonger {n} (one who advocates war)  :: oorlogsstoker
warn {v} (to make someone aware of impending danger)  :: waarschuwen, verwittigen, waarnen
warn {v} (to notify someone of something untoward)  :: waarschuwen, verwittigen, waarnen
warn {v}  :: waarschuwen
warning {interj} (warning of danger in signs)  :: opgelet!, waarschuwing
warning {n} (instance of warning someone)  :: waarschuwing {f}, waarning {f}, verwittiging {f}
warning {n} (something spoken or written that is intended to warn)  :: waarschuwing {f}, waarning {f}
war of nerves {n} (conflict in which demoralizing and frightening tactics are used)  :: zenuwoorlog, zenuwenoorlog
warp {n} (threads)  :: schering {f}
war paint {n} (pigment)  :: oorlogsverf {f}
warp and woof {n} (threads in a woven fabric)  :: schering en inslag
warrant {n} (warrant officer) SEE: warrant officer  ::
warrant {v} (to authorize) SEE: authorize  ::
warrant {v} (to guarantee)  :: garanderen
warrant {v} (to justify) SEE: justify  ::
warranty {n} (legal: engagement or undertaking that a certain fact is as promised)  :: garantie
warrior {n} (person actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare)  :: krijger {m}
warrior {n}  :: strijder {m}, strijdster {f}
Warsaw {prop} (Capital city of Poland)  :: Warschau
Warsaw Convention {prop} (international treaty)  :: Conventie van Warschau
Warsaw Pact {prop} (military alliance)  :: Warschaupact {n}
warship {n} (type of watercraft)  :: oorlogsschip {n}
Warsovian {adj} (Varsovian) SEE: Varsovian  ::
Warsovian {n} (Varsovian) SEE: Varsovian  ::
wart {n} (type of growth occurring on the skin)  :: wrat {f}
warthog {n} (a species of wild pig)  :: knobbelzwijn {n}, wrattenzwijn {n}
wash {v} (to clean with water)  :: wassen
wash {v} (to move by the force of water in motion)  :: wegspoelen
washbasin {n} (sink)  :: wastafel, wasbak, waskom
washcloth {n} (cloth used to wash)  :: waslap {m}, washand {f}, washandje {n}
washer {n} (person who washes for a living)  :: wasserettejuffrouw (laundrette woman)
washer {n} (something that washes)  :: wasmachine {m}, vaatwasser {m}
washing machine {n} (machine that washes clothes)  :: wasmachine {f}
washrag {n} (square piece of cloth for washing the face and body)  :: washandje
washroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
washstand {n} (table for washing)  :: wastafel {f}
wash up {v} (clean utensils, dishes, etc.) SEE: do the dishes  ::
wash up {v} (wash one's hands and/or face (US))  :: zich opfrissen, zich wassen
wasp {n} (insect)  :: wesp {f}
waste {adj} (barren)  :: woest, braakliggend
waste {adj} (excess)  :: overtollig
waste {n} (decay)  :: wegkwijning, verval
waste {n} (desolate place)  :: woestenij
waste {n} (loss, ineffective use)  :: verkwisting, verspilling
waste {n} (useless products, garbage)  :: afval, rommel, vuil
waste {v} (slang: to kill)  :: koud maken
waste {v} (to decay)  :: doen wegkwijnen
waste {v} (to destroy)  :: verwoesten
waste {v} (to squander)  :: verspillen, verkwisten, vermorsen, verdoen, verklungelen
waste {v} (to weaken)  :: wegkwijnen, verzwakken
waste away {v} (lose energy)  :: wegkwijnen
wastebasket {n} (garbage can) SEE: garbage can  ::
wastebasket {n} (wastepaper basket) SEE: wastepaper basket  ::
wasteful {adj} (inclined to waste)  :: verspillend, verkwistend
wasteland {n} (region with no remaining resources; desert)  :: woestenij {f}
wastepaper {n} (unwanted paper that has been discarded)  :: oudpapier {n}
waste product {n}  :: afvalstof {c}
waste time {v} (to allow time to elapse in an unproductive manner)  :: tijd verspillen
watch {n} (particular time period)  :: wacht
watch {n} (person or group of people who guard)  :: wacht
watch {n} (portable or wearable timepiece)  :: horloge {n}
watch {v} (to attend or guard)  :: zorgen voor, opletten
watch {v} (to be wary)  :: opletten, uitkijken
watch {v} (to look at for a period of time)  :: kijken
watch {v} (to observe)  :: bekijken, kijken naar, opletten
watchlist {n} (list for special attention)  :: observatielijst {f}
watch out {v} (to use caution)  :: oppassen
watch over {v} (to guard and protect)  :: bewaren, bewaken, behoeden
water {n} (amniotic fluid) SEE: amniotic fluid  ::
water {n} (body of water, or specific part of it)  :: wateren {p}
water {n} (clear liquid H₂O)  :: water {n}
water {n} (mineral water) SEE: mineral water  ::
water {n} (one of the four elements in alchemy)  :: water {n}
water {n} (serving of water)  :: watertje
water {n} (spa water)  :: bronwater {n}, spawater {n}, plat water {n} [colloquial]
water {n} (urine)  :: water {n} [colloquial]
water {v} (colloquial: to urinate)  :: wateren, plassen
water {v} (to fill with or secrete water)  :: wateren
water {v} (to pour water into the soil surrounding (plants))  :: water geven, sproeien, begieten
water {v} (to provide (animals) with water)  :: water geven
waterbed {n} (bed with a mattress filled with water)  :: waterbed {n}
waterbody {n} (significant accumulation of water) SEE: body of water  ::
water cannon {n} (device shooting water)  :: waterkanon
water clock {n} (clepsydra) SEE: clepsydra  ::
water clock {n} (device for measuring time)  :: wateruuwerk
water closet {n} (flush toilet)  :: toiletpot {m}, wc-pot {m}
watercolor {adj} (pertaining to the methods or products of watercolor) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolor {n} (an artwork) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolor {n} (any paint used in this method) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolor {n} (a painting technique) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolour {n} (genre)  :: aquarel
watercolour {n} (painting)  :: aquarel
watercolour {n} (pigment)  :: waterverf {f}, aquarel
watercourse {n} (Channel through which water flows)  :: waterloop {m}
watercress {n} (Nasturtium microphyllum)  :: slanke waterkers {f}
watercress {n} (Nasturtium officinale)  :: witte waterkers {f}
water cycle {n}  :: waterkringloop {m}
water diviner {n} (water diviner) SEE: dowser  ::
water dog {n} (water dog)  :: waterhond {m}
water down {v} (to dilute)  :: aanlengen
water down {v} (to make weaker)  :: verwateren
waterfall {n} (flow of water over the edge of a cliff)  :: waterval {f}
waterfall {n} (waterfall-like outpouring)  :: waterval {f}
water fountain {n} (device designed to dispense drinking water)  :: drinkfontein
waterfowl {n} (birds that spend most of their non-flying time on water)  :: watervogels
watering can {n} (utensil for watering plants)  :: gieter
watering pot {n} (watering can) SEE: watering can  ::
water lily {n} (Any members of Nymphaeaceae)  :: waterlelie {f}
watermark {n} (translucent design impressed on paper)  :: watermerk
watermelon {n} (fruit)  :: watermeloen {f}
watermelon {n} (plant)  :: watermeloen {f}
watermill {n} (mill powered by water)  :: watermolen {m}
water park {n} (aquapark) SEE: aquapark  ::
water pipit {n} (bird)  :: waterpieper {m}
water pollution {n} (water pollution)  :: watervervuiling {f}
water polo {n} (a water sport)  :: waterpolo {n}
water power {n} (hydropower) SEE: hydropower  ::
water pox {n}  :: waterpokken
waterscape {n} (aquatic landscape)  :: waterzicht {n}
watershed {n} (boundary between adjacent catchment basins)  :: waterscheiding {f}
watershed {n} (critical point marking a change in course or development)  :: keerpunt {m}
watershed {n} (drainage basin) SEE: drainage basin  ::
water softener {n} (device which reduces the calcium and magnesium concentration of hard water)  :: waterverzachter {m}
waterspout {n} (channel through which water is discharged)  :: waterspuwer {m}
waterspout {n} (tornado that occurs over a body of water)  :: waterhoos {f}
water table {n} (level underground)  :: grondwaterstand {m}
water tap {n} (a spout connected to a socket to provide water from the main water supply)  :: kraan
water tower {n} (tank of water)  :: watertoren {m}
water vapor {n}  :: waterdamp {m}
waterway {n} (navigable body of water)  :: vaarweg {m}, waterweg {m}
watery {adj} (tearful) SEE: tearful  ::
watery {adj} (wet, soggy or soaked with water)  :: waterig
waterzooi {n} (Flemish stew)  :: waterzooi {f}
waulk {v} (full) SEE: full  ::
wave {n} (A group activity in a crowd imitating a wave going through water)  :: wave {m}
wave {n} (moving disturbance in a field)  :: golf {m}
wave {n} (moving disturbance, undulation)  :: golf {m}
wave {n} (shape which alternatingly curves in opposite directions)  :: golf {m}
wave {n} (sudden unusually large amount of something)  :: golf {m}
wave {v} (to move back and forth repeatedly)  :: zwaaien, zwenken, wapperen
wave {v} (to wave one’s hand)  :: zwaaien, wuiven
wavefunction {n}  :: Golffunctie
wavefunction {n} (notion in quantum mechanics)  :: golffunctie {c}
wavelength {n} (the length of a single cycle of a wave)  :: golflengte
waver {n} (act of wavering, vacillating)  :: translated by nominalizing the verb
waver {n} (someone who waves)  :: wuiver {m}, zwaaier
waver {v} (to be indecisive between choices; to feel or show doubt or indecision; to vacillate)  :: twijfelen, weifelen
waver {v} (to falter; become unsteady; begin to fail or give way)  :: wankelen
waver {v} (to flicker, glimmer, quiver)  :: flikkeren, flitsen
waver {v} (to fluctuate or vary)  :: schommelen, variëren
waver {v} (to shake or tremble)  :: schudden, beven
waver {v} (to sway back and forth)  :: zwaaien, wuiven, wiegen
wax {adj} (made of wax)  :: wassen
wax {n} (beeswax) SEE: beeswax  ::
wax {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax  ::
wax {n} (oily, water-resistant substance)  :: was {m}
wax {n} (preparation containing wax, used as a polish)  :: was
wax {n} (process of growing)  :: wassen, aanwassen
wax {v} (apply wax to)  :: wassen, was aanbrengen, met was insmeren
wax {v} (literary: grow)  :: groeien, toenemen, wassen [archiac]
wax {v} (to assume specified characteristic)  :: worden
wax gourd {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon  ::
wax gourd {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon  ::
waxing moon {n}  :: wassende maan {f}
waxlike {adj} (waxy) SEE: waxy  ::
way {adv} (far) SEE: far (adverb)  ::
way {adv} (much) SEE: much (adverb)  ::
way {adv} (very)  :: heel, zeer (way too: veel te)
way {n} (method)  :: manier
way {n} (wide path)  :: weg
wayfarer {n} (traveller)  :: trekker {m}
waylay {v} (to accost or intercept unexpectedly)  :: onderscheppen
waylay {v} (to lie in wait for and attack from ambush)  :: belagen, opwachten
way of life {n} (style of living)  :: leefwijze {c}
Way of the Cross {n} (series of images)  :: kruisweg
way out {n} (exit) SEE: exit  ::
way out {n} (solution) SEE: solution  ::
wayward {adj} (given to wilful, perverse deviation from the expected norm; tending to stray)  :: eigenzinnig
we {pron} (the speakers, or the speaker(s) and other person(s) not being addressed (exclusive we: he or she or they and I))  :: wij, we
weak {adj} (dilute, lacking in taste or potency)  :: flauw
weak {adj} (grammar: regular in inflection)  :: zwak
weak {adj} (lacking in force or ability)  :: zwak, slap
weaken {v} (to become weaker)  :: verzwakken
weaken {v} (to make weaker)  :: verzwakken
weakest link {n} (the part of a system that is most likely to fail or cause problems)  :: zwakste schakel {m} {f}
weakling {n} (person of weak or even sickly physical constitution)  :: zwakkeling {m}
weakling {n}  :: zwakkeling {m}
weakness {n} (condition of being weak)  :: zwakte
weak verb {n} (Translations)  :: zwak werkwoord {n}
wealth {n} (great amount; an abundance or plenty, usually of money)  :: rijkdom {m}
wealth {n} (power, of the kind associated with a great deal of money)  :: vermogen {n}
wealth {n} (riches; valuable material possessions)  :: rijkdom
wealth {n}  :: weelde {f}
wean {v} (to cease to depend on the mother for nourishment)  :: spenen
wean {v} (to cease to depend)  :: ontwennen
weapon {n} (instrument of attack or defense in combat)  :: wapen {n}
weapon {n} (means of harming or exerting control)  :: wapen {n}
weapon of mass destruction {n} (weapon designed to kill or injure many civilians)  :: massavernietigingswapen {n}
wear {n} (clothing)  :: kledij {f}, kleding {f}
wear {n} (damage)  :: sleet {m}, slijtage {f}
wear {v} (to exhaust physically)  :: vermoeien, uitputten; vermoeien
wear {v} (to have on (clothes))  :: dragen, aanhebben
wear down {v} (to cause physical or mental fatigue)  :: verslijten
wearer {n} (one who wears)  :: drager {m}, draagster {f}
wear one's heart on one's sleeve {v} (to be transparent or forthright about one's emotions)  :: het hart op de tong hebben
wear rose-colored glasses {v} (to be excessively optimistic)  :: kijken met een rose bril
wear the pants {v} (wear the trousers) SEE: wear the trousers  ::
wear the trousers {v} (to be the dominant partner)  :: de broek aanhebben
weary {adj} (feeling of being mentally fatigued)  :: uitputting {f}, vermoeidheid {f}
weary {adj}  :: vermoeid
weary {v} (to make weary)  :: uitputten, vermoeien
weasel {n} (least weasel, Mustela nivalis)  :: wezel {f} {m}
weasel word {n}  :: vaagtaal {f}, wezelwoord {n}
weather {n} (situation) SEE: situation  ::
weather {n} (state of the atmosphere)  :: weer {n}
weather {n}  :: weer {n}
weather balloon {n} (meteorological balloon)  :: weerballon {m}
weather forecast {n} (prediction of future weather)  :: weersverwachting {f}, weersvoorspelling {f}
weathering {n} (breaking down of rocks)  :: verwering {f}
weatherize {v} (to protect against weather) SEE: weatherproof  ::
weather map {n} (translations)  :: weerkaart {c}
weatherperson {n} (weatherman) SEE: weatherman  ::
weather report {n} (translations)  :: weerbericht {n}
weather satellite {n} (weather satellite)  :: Weersatelliet {m}
weather vane {n} (a device showing the direction of the wind)  :: windwijzer
weave {n} (a type or way of weaving)  :: weefsel {n}
weave {v}  :: weven
weaver {n} (one who weaves)  :: wever {m}, weefster {f}
weaving {n} (process of making woven material)  :: weven {n}
web {n} (spiderweb) SEE: spiderweb  ::
web {n} (the World Wide Web (also spelled Web))  :: net {n}, web {n}
web browser {n} (a computer program used to navigate the World Wide Web)  :: webbrowser
webcam {n} (video camera viewed over a network)  :: webcam, [very informal] cam
weblog {n} (blog) SEE: blog  ::
webmaster {n} (the person responsible for maintaining a website)  :: webmaster {m}
web page {n} (a single page in a website)  :: webpagina
web server {n} (computer)  :: webserver
web server {n} (software)  :: webserver
web site {n} (a collection of pages on the World Wide Web)  :: website {f} {m}, webstek {m}
wed {v}  :: trouwen
wedding {n} (marriage ceremony)  :: bruiloft
wedding cake {n} (cake used as part of a wedding ceremony)  :: bruiloftstaart {m}, bruidstaart {m}
wedding dress {n} (the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony)  :: trouwjurk {m} {f}
wedding gown {n} (wedding dress) SEE: wedding dress  ::
wedding ring {n} (a ring symbolizing marriage)  :: trouwring {m}
wedge {n} (group of geese or swans in flight)  :: vendel {n}
wedge {n} (simple machine)  :: wig {m}, spie {f}
wedge product {n} (in differential geometry)  :: uitproduct {n}
wedge-tailed eagle {n} (eaglehawk) SEE: eaglehawk  ::
wedgy {adj} (shaped like a wedge) SEE: wedgelike  ::
Wednesday {n} (day of the week)  :: woensdag {m}
wee {adj} (small, little)  :: klein, petieterig, pietepeuterig
wee {n} (act of urination)  :: plas {m}
wee {n} (urine)  :: pis {m}, urine {f}
wee {v} (to urinate)  :: plassen, pipi doen, wateren, pissen, urineren
weed {n} ((archaic) apparel)  :: lijngewaad
weed {n} (duckweed)  :: kroos
weed {n} (informal: a puny person)  :: zwakkeling {m}
weed {n} (slang: marijuana)  :: wiet {n}
weed {n} (unwanted plant)  :: onkruid
weed eater {n} (string trimmer) SEE: string trimmer  ::
week {n} (period of seven days)  :: week {f}
weekday {n} (weekday)  :: werkdag {m}, weekdag {m}
weekend {n} (break in the working week)  :: weekend {n}, weekeinde {n}
weekly {adj} (happening once a week or every week)  :: wekelijks, wekelijkse
weekly {adj} (of or relating to a week)  :: wekelijks, wekelijkse
weekly {adv} (every week)  :: wekelijks, elke week
weekly {adv} (once every week)  :: wekelijks, eenmaal per week
weekly {n} (publication that is published once a week)  :: weekblad {n}
weep {v} (to cry, shed tears)  :: huilen, wenen, schreien
weeping willow {n} (Peking willow) SEE: Peking willow  ::
weeping willow {n} (tree)  :: treurwilg {m}
weepy {adj} (inclined to weep)  :: huilerig, tranerig
wee small hours {n} (very early morning)  :: de vroege uurtjes
weevil {n} (beetle in family Curculionidae)  :: snuitkever {m}
weevil {n} (beetle in superfamily Curculionoidea)  :: snuitkever {m}
wee-wee {n} (childish: male or female genitalia)  :: piemel {m} [male]
weft {n} (horizontal threads)  :: inslag {m}
weigh {v} (to determine the weight of an object)  :: wegen
weigh {v}  :: wegen
weighing {adj} (Weighing)  :: weging
weight {n} (force due to gravity)  :: gewicht
weight {n} (object to make something heavier)  :: gewicht
weight {v} (in mathematics)  :: wegen
weighted average {n} (arithmetic mean of values biased according to agreed weightings) SEE: weighted mean  ::
weightlifter {n} (person who competes for maximum weight lifted)  :: gewichtheffer {m}
weight loss {n} (reduction of body mass)  :: gewichtsverlies {n}
weighty {adj} (having weight)  :: zwaarwegend
Weimar Republic {prop} (Germany between 1919 and 1933)  :: Weimarrepubliek
weir {n} (adjustable dam)  :: weer {n}, stuw {m}, overlaat {m}
weird {adj} (deviating from the normal; bizarre)  :: vreemd, raar, ongewoon, bizar, eigenaardig, merkwaardig
weird {adj} (having an unusually strange character or behaviour)  :: vreemd, raar, bizar, eigenaardig
weird {adj} (having supernatural or preternatural power)  :: bovennatuurlijk
weird out {v} (make feel strange)  :: de kriebels bezorgen
welcome {adj} (whose arrival is a cause of joy)  :: welkom, welkome, graag gezien
welcome {interj} (greeting given upon someone's arrival)  :: welkom!
welcome {n} (act of greeting someone's arrival)  :: verwelkoming {f}, begroeting {f}, ontvangst {f}
welcome {n} (utterance of such a greeting)  :: welkom {n}
welcome {v} (affirm or greet the arrival of someone)  :: verwelkomen, welkom heten
welcome {v} (to accept willingly)  :: verwelkomen, graag ontvangen
welcomingly {adv} (in a welcoming manner)  :: gastvrij
weld {v} (to bind, unite)  :: verbinden, samenvoegen
weld {v} (to join materials (especially metals) by applying heat)  :: lassen, wellen
welder {n} (item of equipment)  :: lasapparaat {n}
welder {n} (one who welds)  :: lasser
welkin {n} ((archaic) the sky, the upper air, the heavens)  :: uitspansel {n}, hemelgewelf {n}
welkin {n} (sky) SEE: sky  ::
well {adj} (in good health)  :: gezond
well {adv}  :: goed, wel
well {interj}  :: nou
well {interj} (used to introduce a statement that may be contrary to expectations)  :: nou, nou ja
well {n} (cockpit of a sailing boat) SEE: cockpit of a sailing boat  ::
well {n} (hole sunk into the ground)  :: bron {f}, put {m}
well {n} (spring)  :: bron {f}, wel {f}
well {v} (to issue forth)  :: vloeien, opwellen
well begun is half done {proverb} (proverb)  :: een goed begin is het halve werk
well done {adj} (well cooked)  :: goed doorbakken
well done {interj} (exclamation of praise)  :: goed zo, goed gedaan
well-endowed {adj} (wealthy)  :: goed voorzien
well-formed {adj} (syntactically correct)  :: welgevormd, goed gevormd
well-heeled {adj} (rich; affluent)  :: rijk, welvarend,
Wellington {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boot  ::
Wellington {prop} (capital of New Zealand)  :: Wellington
Wellington boot {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boots  ::
Wellington boots {n} (waterproof rubber boot)  :: laarzen, rubberlaarzen, [Flemish] botten
well-meant {adj}  :: goedbedoeld, welgemeend
well-ordering {n} (a type of total order)  :: welordening {f}
well-read {adj} (well informed and knowledgeable because of having read extensively)  :: belezen
well-to-do {adj} (rich)  :: welgesteld
welly {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boot  ::
Welsh {adj} (of or pertaining to the Welsh language)  :: Welsh, Wels
Welsh {adj} (of or pertaining to Wales)  :: Welsh, Wels
Welsh {prop} (collectively, people of Wales)  :: Welshmen {p} [there is not really a word for this]
Welsh {prop} (language)  :: Welsh {n}, Wels {n}, Kymrisch {n}
weltanschauung {n} (worldview) SEE: worldview  ::
Wenceslas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Wenceslaus  ::
wench {n} (a young woman)  :: meid {f}
Wendish {adj} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian  ::
Wendish {prop} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian  ::
Wendy {prop} (female given name)  :: Wendi
were- {prefix} (man)  :: weer-
werebear {n} (shapeshifter)  :: weerbeer {m}
wererat {n} (shapeshifter who can assume the shape of a rat)  :: weerrat {m}
weretiger {n} (shapeshifter who can assume the shape of a tiger)  :: weertijger {m}
werewolf {n} (wolflike human)  :: weerwolf {m}
wergeld {n} (reparative payment)  :: weergeld {n}
Wernicke's area {n} (posterior section of the superior temporal gyrus)  :: gebied van Wernicke
west {adj} (towards the west)  :: west, westelijk, westelijke
west {adv} (towards the west)  :: westwaarts
west {n} (compass point)  :: westen {n}
West {prop} (Western world)  :: Westen {n}
West Bank {prop} (territory)  :: Westelijke Jordaanoever {m}
West Coast {prop} (the western seaboard of the United States)  :: westkust {f} {m}
western {adj} (blowing from the west)  :: westelijk
western {adj} (pertaining to the west)  :: westelijk, westers
Western {adj} (of, situated in, or related to the West) SEE: western  ::
Western {n} (work of a genre dealing with Old West) SEE: western  ::
Western Australia {prop} (state of Australia)  :: West-Australië
western diamondback rattlesnake {n} (Crotalus atrox)  :: Texaanse ratelslang
westerner {n} (inhabitant of Europe and North America)  :: westerling {m}
Western Europe {prop} (Western Europe)  :: West-Europa {n}
westernization {n} (assimilation of the western culture)  :: verwestersing, verwesterlijking
western osprey {n} (Pandion haliaetus) SEE: osprey  ::
Western Sahara {prop} (a territory in northern Africa)  :: Westelijke Sahara
West Flanders {prop} (Belgian province in Flanders)  :: West-Vlaanderen {n}
West Flemish {adj} (from or relating to West Flanders)  :: West-Vlaams
West Flemish {prop} (group of Flemish dialects)  :: West-Vlaams {n}
West Frisian {prop} (language spoken in Friesland)  :: Fries {n}, Westerlauwers Fries {n}
West Frisian {prop} (the Western Frisian dialect of Dutch)  :: West-Fries
West Frisian Islands {prop} (chain of islands)  :: Waddeneilanden
West Germany {prop} (former European country)  :: West-Duitsland {n}
West Indies {prop} (islands of the Caribbean sea)  :: West-Indië
westside {n} (western side)  :: westkant, westzijde, westerzijde
westward {adv} (towards the west)  :: westwaarts
westwards {adv} (towards the west)  :: westwaarts
wet {adj} (made of liquid or moisture)  :: nat
wet {adj} (of an object: covered with or impregnated with liquid)  :: nat, vochtig
wet {adj} (of a woman: sexually aroused)  :: nat
wet {adj} (of weather: rainy (See rainy))  :: nat, vochtig
wet {v} (cover or impregnate with liquid)  :: natmaken
wet {v} (urinate accidentally in or on)  :: plassen
wet behind the ears {adj} (inexperienced, not seasoned)  :: nat achter de oren
wet dream {n} (figuratively)  :: natte droom
wet dream {n} (literally)  :: natte droom, nachtejeculatie
wether {n} (castrated buck goat)  :: weer {m}
wether {n} (castrated ram)  :: hamel {m}
wet nurse {n} (woman hired to suckle another woman's child)  :: zoogmoeder {f}, min {f}
wet oneself {v} (lose control of one's bladder)  :: broekplassen
wet season {n} (rainy season) SEE: rainy season  ::
wet t-shirt competition {n} (event) SEE: wet t-shirt contest  ::
whack {n} (A blow, impact or slap)  :: klop {m}
whack {v} (To hit, slap or strike)  :: slaan
whack {v} (To kill, bump off)  :: afmaken
whale {n} (large sea mammal)  :: walvis {m}
whalelore {n} (study of cetaceans)  :: walviskunde
whale shark {n} (Rhincodon typus)  :: walvishaai
whaling {n} (practice of hunting whales)  :: walvisvaart, walvisjacht {f} {m}
whaling {n} (whale watching) SEE: whale watching  ::
wham, bam, thank you ma'am {interj} (hit it and quit it) SEE: hit it and quit it  ::
wharf {n}  :: werf {m}, kade {f}
what {adv} (such)  :: wat, welk [archaic]
what {determiner} (which)  :: welk, wat voor
what {interj} (expression of surprise)  :: wat!
what {pron} (interrogative pronoun)  :: wat
what {pron} (nonstandard relative pronoun)  :: dat, wat
what {pron} (that which; those that; the thing that)  :: wat, hetgeen
what about {adv} (used to ask someone to consider something or someone that they have apparently not considered)  :: en, hoe zit het met
what about {adv} (used to make a suggestion)  :: wat zeg je van
what a lovely day {phrase} (what a lovely day)  :: wat een mooie dag
what a pity {phrase} (used to express regret)  :: wat jammer
what are you doing {phrase} (what are you doing)  :: wat ben je aan het doen?, waar ben je mee bezig?
whatchamacallit {n} (an object of unknown name)  :: dinges {m} {n}
what date is it today {phrase} (what date is it today?)  :: de hoeveelste is het vandaag?
whatever {determiner} (anything)  :: maakt niet uit, het zal wel
whatever {determiner} (no matter which; for any)  :: welke ... ook
what goes around comes around {proverb} (actions have consequences)  :: wie wind zaait, zal storm oogsten, dat komt ervan
what is that {phrase} (what is that?)  :: wat is dat?
what is your name {phrase} (what is your name?)  :: hoe heet u? [formal], hoe heet jij? [informal], wat is uw naam? [formal], wat is je naam? [informal], wat is jouw naam? [informal]
what is your phone number {phrase} (what's your phone number?) SEE: what's your phone number?  ::
what languages do you speak {phrase} (what languages do you speak?)  :: [formal] welke talen spreekt u?, [informal] welke talen spreek je?
what number {adv} (what number, which (in a numbered series))  :: hoeveelste
what of it {interj} (so what)  :: wat dan nog, nou en
what's done is done {proverb} (Events that have already taken place cannot be changed)  :: gedane zaken nemen geen keer
what's-his-name {pron} (A person or entity whose name one does not remember)  :: jeweetwel, dinges
what's on your mind {phrase} (what is bothering you?)  :: wat scheelt er?
what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander {proverb} (If something is acceptable for one person, it is acceptable for another)  :: gelijke monniken, gelijke kappen
what's the matter {phrase} (what's wrong?)  :: Wat is er aan de hand?
what's up {phrase} (informal, How are you?)  :: wat is er?, hoe gaat het?
what's your job {phrase} (what's your job?)  :: wat is uw baan? [formal], wat is je baan? [informal], wat is jouw baan? [informal]
what's your name {phrase} (what's your name?)  :: hoe heet u? [formal], hoe heet jij?, hoe heet je?
what's your phone number {phrase} (what's your phone number?)  :: Wat is je telefoonnummer? [informal], Wat is uw telefoonnummer? [formal]
whatth {n} (which ordinal number)  :: hoeveelste
what the hell {phrase} (an intensive form of what)  :: wat voor de donder?, wat donder?
what the hell {phrase} (why not?)  :: lekker boeiend, ach schijt
what time is it {phrase} (what is the time of day?)  :: hoe laat is het?
wheal {n} (small raised swelling on the skin) SEE: weal  ::
wheat {n} (grain)  :: tarwe {m}
wheat flour {n}  :: tarwebloem {m} {f}
wheel {n} (a circular device facilitating movement or transportation)  :: wiel {n}
wheel {n} (steering device in a vessel)  :: stuurwiel {n}
wheel {n} (steering wheel and its implied control of a vehicle)  :: stuurwiel {n}
wheelbarrow {n} (a small cart)  :: kruiwagen {m} {f}
wheelchair {n} (a chair mounted on large wheels for the transportation or use of a sick or disabled person)  :: rolstoel {m}
wheelhouse {n} (compartment for navigating)  :: stuurhuis {n}, stuurhut
wheel of Fortune {prop} (Tarot card)  :: rad van fortuin {n}
Wheel of Fortune {prop} (television game show)  :: Rad van Fortuin {n}
whelk {n} (an edible sea snail)  :: wulk
when {adv} (direct question)  :: wanneer
when {adv} (indirect question)  :: wanneer
when {conj} (as soon as)  :: als, wanneer, zodra
when {conj} (at a time in the past)  :: toen
when {conj} (at such time as)  :: als, wanneer
when {conj} (at what time)  :: wanneer
when {pron} (what time; which time)  :: wanneer
whence {adv} (from where; from which place or source)  :: waarvandaan
whence {conj}  :: waarvandaan, waarvandaan
whenever {adv}  :: wanneer ook
when in Rome, do as the Romans do {proverb} (behave as those around do)  :: 's lands wijs, 's lands eer
when it rains, it pours {proverb} (if a person encounters bad luck, more bad luck will follow)  :: een ongeluk komt zelden alleen
when pigs fly {adv} (never, expressed by an idiom)  :: wanneer Pasen en Pinksteren op één dag vallen; met sint-juttemis
when push comes to shove {phrase} (when the pressure is on)  :: als puntje bij paaltje komt
when the cat's away {proverb} (People take advantage of the absence of authority)  :: als de kat van huis is
when the cat's away the mice will play {proverb} (in the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances)  :: als de kat van huis is, dansen de muizen op tafel
where {adv} (at what place; to what place; from what place)  :: waar, waarheen [to what place], waarnaartoe [to what place] waarvan [where from], waarvandaan [where from]
where {conj} (at or in which place)  :: waar, waarvan, waarvandaan
where {conj} (to which place or situation)  :: waartoe, waarheen
where {n} (the place in which something happens)  :: waar {n}, waarheen {n}, waarvan {n}, waarvandaan {n}
where {pron} (the place in which)  :: waar, waarheen, waarvan, waarvandaan
whereabouts {n} (location)  :: waaromtrent
whereafter {adv} (translation)  :: waarna
where are we {phrase} (where are we)  :: waar zijn we?
where are you from {phrase} (in which country or region were you born or raised)  :: waar kom je vandaan? [informal], waar komt u vandaan? [formal]
whereas {conj} (but in contrast; whilst on the contrary…)  :: terwijl
whereas {conj} (it being the case that…)  :: terwijl, waarbij
whereat {conj} (translation)  :: waaraan
whereby {adv} (by which)  :: waarbij
where can I find a hotel {phrase} (where can I find a hotel?)  :: waar kan ik een hotel vinden?
where does this bus go {phrase} (where does this bus go?)  :: waar gaat deze bus naartoe?
where does this train go {phrase} (where does this train go?)  :: waar gaat deze trein naartoe?
where do you live {phrase} (where do you live?)  :: waar woon je?
wherefore {conj} (because of which)  :: waarom, waarvoor
wherefrom {adv} (from which)  :: waarvandaan
whereinto {adv} (translation)  :: waarheen
where is the toilet {phrase} (where is the toilet?)  :: waar is het toilet?, waar is de wc?
wherenot {n} (wherever) SEE: wherever  ::
whereof {conj} (of what; of which; of whom)  :: waarvan
whereon {adv} (translation)  :: waarop
whereto {adv}  :: waartoe
whereunder {adv} (translation)  :: waaronder
whereupon {conj} (in consequence of which)  :: waardoor, waarna
wherever {adv} (emphatic form of "where")  :: waar toch
wherever {conj} (in all places, everywhere)  :: waar ook
wherever {conj} (in any place, anywhere)  :: waar, waar ook
wherewith {adv} (with which)  :: waarmee
wherewithal {adv} (in what way; how)  :: waarmede
wherewithal {n} (the ability and means to accomplish some task)  :: middelen, waarmede
wherry {n} (a kind of boat)  :: veerboot {m} {f}
whet {v} (hone or rub on with some substance for the purpose of sharpening)  :: wetten, slijpen, scherpen
whet {v} (stimulate or make more keen)  :: wetten, scherpen
whether {conj} (if, whether or not)  :: of
whether {conj} (introducing adverbial clause; no matter whether or not)  :: of
whether {conj} (introducing indirect questions)  :: of
whetstone {n} (stone used to hone tools)  :: slijpsteen
whew {interj}  :: oef
whey {n} (liquid remaining after milk has been curdled)  :: wei {f}
which {determiner} ((interrogative) what, of those mentioned or implied)  :: welk
which {determiner} ((interrogative) what one or ones)  :: welk, hetwelk, dewelke
which {determiner} ((relative) the one(s) that)  :: welk, dewelke, hetwelk
which {pron} ((relative) who, whom, what)  :: die, dat
whiff {adj} (having a strong or unpleasant odor)  :: geurig, sterk van geur
whiff {n} (odour carried briefly through the air)  :: vleug {c}
whiff {n} (short inhalation of breath)  :: teug {c}, trek {m}
whiff {n} (waft; brief, gentle breeze; light gust of air)  :: vlaag, vleug, adem
whiff {v} (baseball sense) SEE: strike out  ::
whiff {v} (sniff)  :: snuiven, ruiken
whiff {v} (waft)  :: geuren
while {conj} (during the same time that)  :: terwijl
while {conj} (until) SEE: until  ::
while {n} (uncertain duration of time, a period of time)  :: tijdje {n}, momentje {n}, een hele tijd {m}, poosje {n}
while away {v} (spend time idly)  :: tijd verdrijven
whilst {conj} (while, at the same time)  :: terwijl
whim {n} (fanciful impulse)  :: gril
whimper {n} (a low intermittent sob)  :: snik {m}
whimper {v} (to cry or sob softly and intermittently)  :: zuchtenkreunen, dreinen
whimsical {adj} (Given to whimsy; capricious; odd; peculiar; playful; light-hearted or amusing)  :: vreemd, willekeurig, curieus, speels, luchtig
whimsicality {n} (caprice) SEE: caprice  ::
whine {n} (a long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound)  :: zeuren, huilen, jammeren
whine {v} (to complain or protest with a whine or as if with a whine)  :: zeuren
whinge {v} (to complain or protest)  :: mopperen, zeuren, zagen
whip {n} (rod or rope)  :: zweep
whip {n} (whipped cream) SEE: whipped cream  ::
whip {v} (to hit with a whip)  :: geselen
whiplash {n} (lash of a whip)  :: zweepslag
whipped cream {n} (thick cream that has had air incorporated into it by rapid beating)  :: slagroom {m}
whippersnapper {n} (young, cheeky person)  :: snotneus, branie
whipper snipper {n} (string trimmer) SEE: string trimmer  ::
whipping {n} (cooking technique)  :: opkloppen
whipping {n} (defeat)  :: pak slaag
whipping {n} (nautical term)  :: betakeling
whipping {n} (punishment)  :: geseling, zweepslagen
whirlwind {n} (a violent windstorm of limited extent characterised by an inward spiral motion of the air)  :: windhoos {m} {f}, wervelwind {m}
whirr {v} (To move or vibrate (something) with a buzzing sound)  :: snorren, gonzen, zoemen, brommen
whisk {n} (kitchen utensil)  :: garde {m}
whisker {n} ((colloquial) very small distance between two things)  :: op een haar na, ei zo na
whisker {n} (hair of the beard)  :: baardhaar
whisker {n} (long projecting hair at the sides of the mouth of a cat)  :: snor
whisker {n} (part of the beard)  :: bakkebaarden
whiskey {n} (alcoholic drink)  :: whisky {m}
whisky {n} (whiskey) SEE: whiskey  ::
whisper {n} (act of speaking in a quiet voice)  :: gefluister {n}
whisper {v} (to talk in a quiet voice)  :: fluisteren
whist {n} (card game)  :: wiezen {n}
whistle {n} (device used to make a whistling sound)  :: fluitje {n}
whistle {n} (slang: a suit) SEE: suit  ::
whistle {n} (sound made by whistling)  :: fluittoon {m}
whistle {n} (sound similar to the sound made by whistling)  :: fluittoon {m}
whistle {v} (to move is such a way as to make a whistling sound)  :: fluiten
whistle {v} (to produce a whistling sound)  :: fluiten
whistle-blower {n} (one who reports a problem or violation to the authorities)  :: klokkenluider {m}
whistler {n} (whistling marmot) SEE: hoary marmot  ::
white {adj} (bright and colourless)  :: wit
white {adj} (Caucasian)  :: blank
white {n} (Caucasian person)  :: blanke {m} {f}
white {n} (color/colour)  :: wit {n}
white {n} (white wine) SEE: white wine  ::
white alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
white as a sheet {adj} (pale as if suffering from shock)  :: spierwit
white bear {n} (polar bear) SEE: polar bear  ::
white-bearded antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: witbaard-mierklauwier
white beech {n} (American beech) SEE: American beech  ::
white-billed diver {n} (Gavia adamsii)  :: geelsnavelduiker {m}
white blood cell {n} (cytology: a type of blood cell that is involved with an immune response)  :: witte bloedcel
white bread {n} (bread made from white flour)  :: wittebrood {n}
white bream {n} (European fish)  :: blei
white cabbage {n} (Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. alba)  :: wittekool {f}
white coffee {n} (coffee with milk added)  :: koffie met melk {m}
white-collar {adj} (of or pertaining to office work and workers)  :: witteboorden-
white dwarf {n} (white dwarf star)  :: witte dwerg
whitefish {n} (beluga) SEE: beluga  ::
whitefish {n} (menhaden) SEE: menhaden  ::
whitefish {n} (whiting) SEE: whiting  ::
white fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
white gourd {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon  ::
white gourd {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon  ::
white-handed gibbon {n} (lar gibbon) SEE: lar gibbon  ::
White House {prop} (The official residence of the President of the United States of America)  :: Witte Huis
white lie {n} (untrue, good-willed statement)  :: leugen om bestwil {f}
white lightning {n} (illegally distilled whiskey) SEE: moonshine  ::
white man {n} (Caucasian) SEE: Caucasian  ::
white night {n} (night with only civil twilight)  :: witte nacht {f}
white noise {n} (random signal with flat power spectral density)  :: witte ruis {m}
white-nosed coati {n} (Nasua narica)  :: witsnuitneusbeer {m}
whiteout {n} (a white correcting fluid used to cover mistakes in typescript)  :: tipex {m} {f}
white pepper {n} (Light-colored seed of pepper)  :: witte peper {m}
white petrolatum {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
white pointer {n} (great white shark) SEE: great white shark  ::
white roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt  ::
White Russia {prop} (literal name of Belarus)  :: Wit-Rusland
White Russian {n} (Belarusian language) SEE: Belarusian  ::
White Russian {n} (Belarusian person) SEE: Belarusian  ::
white sauce {n} (béchamel sauce) SEE: béchamel sauce  ::
white sauce {n} (mayonnaise) SEE: mayonnaise  ::
White Sea {prop} (a sea to the northwest of Russia)  :: Witte Zee {f}
white-shouldered antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: witschouder-mierklauwier
whitesmith {n} (a tinsmith)  :: tingieter
white stork {n} (large wading bird, Ciconia ciconia)  :: ooievaar {m}
white wagtail {n} (bird in the wagtail family)  :: witte kvikstaart
whitewash {n} (lime and water mixture)  :: witkalk
whitewash {v}  :: witten
white whale {n} (a cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas) SEE: beluga  ::
white wine {n} (light coloured wine)  :: witte wijn
whither {adv} (to which place)  :: waarheen, werwaarts
Whitsun {n} (Whitsunday)  :: Pinksteren
Whitsunday {n} (the Sunday of the feast of Pentecost)  :: Pinksteren {m}
whittle {n} (large knife)  :: (groot) mes {n}
whittle {v} (cut or shape wood with a knife)  :: kerven, snijden, aanspitsen
whittle {v} (reduce or gradually eliminate something)  :: afknagen, verminderen
who {pron} (who? (interrogative pronoun))  :: wie
who {pron} (who (relative pronoun))  :: die
who are you {phrase} (who are you?)  :: wie bent u?, wie ben jij?, wie ben je?
who cares {phrase} (reply to an unimportant statement) SEE: so what  ::
whodunit {n} (a crime novel or drama)  :: detectiveverhaal {n}
whoever {pron} (whatever person or persons)  :: wie (dan) ook
who knows {phrase}  :: wie zal het zeggen?, wie weet het?
whole {adj} (entire)  :: heel
wholegrain {n} (cereal grain that contains germ, endosperm, and bran)  :: volkoren
whole note {n} (semibreve) SEE: semibreve  ::
wholesale {n} (sale of products, often in large quantities, to retailers or other merchants)  :: groothandel {m}
wholesaler {n} (person or company that sells goods wholesale to retailers)  :: grossier, groothandelaar
wholesome {adj} (promoting virtue or being virtuous)  :: deugdelijk
wholly {adv} (to the fullest extent) SEE: completely  ::
whom {pron} (relative pronoun)  :: [1] die, [1] wie, [2] waarmee, [2] waarvan, [2] waaronder
whoopee {interj} (spontaneous expression of delight or joy)  :: joepie
whoopee do {interj} (sarcastic expression) SEE: so what  ::
whooper {n} (whooper swan) SEE: whooper swan  ::
whooper {n} (whooping crane) SEE: whooping crane  ::
whooping cough {n} (a contagious disease)  :: kinkhoest {m}
whooping crane {n} (Grus americana)  :: kraanvogel {m}
whoosh {n} (breathy sound)  :: gesuis, geruis, gesis
whopper {n} (outrageous lie)  :: grote leugen {m}
whopper {n} (something remarkably large)  :: knoert {m}, joekel {m}, kanjer {m}
whore {n} (prostitute)  :: hoer {f}
whore {n} (sexually promiscuous person)  :: slet {f}, hoer {f}, hoertje
whore {v} (to pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
whoremaster {n} (exploiter of people)  :: uitzuiger
whoremaster {n} (man who uses services rendered by whores)  :: hoerenloper
whoremaster {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
whose {pron} (of which (relative))  :: waarvan
whose {pron} (of whom (interrogative))  :: van wie, wiens {m} {n}, wier {f-p}
whose {pron} (of whom (relative))  :: van wie, wiens {m} {n}, wier {f-p}
why {adv} (for what reason)  :: waarom
why {adv}  :: waarom, waarvoor (slang; wrong grammar used)
why {interj} (exclamation of surprise)  :: wel, nou
why {n} (the reason)  :: waarom {n}
wick {n} (the porous cord that draws up liquid fuel for burning)  :: lont {f}
wicked {adj} (evil or mischevous)  :: kwaadaardig
wicker {n} (wickerwork) SEE: wickerwork  ::
widdershins {adv} (anticlockwise, counter-clockwise)  :: tegenwijzerzin {m}
wide {adj} (having a large physical extent from side to side)  :: wijd, breed
widescreen {adj} (filmed in a greater aspect ratio)  :: breedbeeld
widescreen {n} (screen with a wider than normal aspect ratio)  :: breedbeeld {n}
widespread {adj} (affecting a large area)  :: wijdverspreid
widget {n} (unnamed, unspecified, or hypothetical manufactured good or product)  :: dingetje, prul
widow {n} (a line of type)  :: weduwe {f}
widow {n} (a woman whose husband has died)  :: weduwe {f}
widower {n} (a man whose wife has died and who has not remarried)  :: weduwnaar {m}
widow-maker {n} (something which or someone who takes the lives of men)  :: weduwenmaker {m}
width {n} (measurement of something from side to side)  :: breedte {f}
wife {n} (married woman)  :: vrouw {f}, echtgenote {f}
wifebeater {n} (singlet) SEE: singlet  ::
wig {n} (head of artificial hair)  :: pruik {m}
wigeon {n} (a kind of duck)  :: smient
wiggle {v} (to move with irregular motions)  :: wiebelen
wiki {n} (collaborative website)  :: wiki
wiki {v} (contribute to a wiki)  :: wikiën
wiki {v} (research on a wiki)  :: wikiën
wikify {v} (to adapt (text) to a wiki, see also: wiki, see also: -ify)  :: wikificeren
Wikipedia {prop} (online encyclopedia)  :: Wikipedia
Wikipedian {n} (a person who uses, edits, or contributes to Wikipedia)  :: Wikipediaan {m} {f}
Wiktionary {prop} (the project overall or one of its component parts written in a certain language)  :: WikiWoordenboek {n}
wild {adj} (not domesticated or tamed)  :: wild
wild boar {n} (Sus scrofa)  :: everzwijn {n}, wild zwijn {n}
wildcat {n} (unauthorized industrial action)  :: wilde kat {f}, wilde staking
wildebeest {n} (gnu) SEE: gnu  ::
wilderness {n} (uncultivated tract of land)  :: wildernisgebied
wildfire {n} (Greek fire) SEE: Greek fire  ::
wildfowl {n} (wild bird)  :: wild gevogelte
Wild Hunt {n} (folk myth)  :: Wilde Jacht
wildland {n} (natural area)  :: onbebouwd(e) land/grond, wildernis, woestenij
wildlife {n} (animals and plants in their natural environment)  :: wildleven {n}
wildlife reserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
wildlife sanctuary {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
wildling {n} (wild animal)  :: wild dier/ beest
wildling {n} (wild plant)  :: wilde plant
wild rice {n} (any species of Zizania)  :: wilde rijst {m}
wild turkey {n} (Meleagris gallopavo)  :: kalkoen
Wilhelmina {prop} (female form of William)  :: Wilhelmina
will {n} (intent or volition)  :: wil {m}, wens {m}
will {n} (legal document)  :: testament {n}, laatste wilsbeschikking {f}
will {v} (indicating future action)  :: zullen
William {prop} (male given name)  :: Willem, Wim
willing {adj} (ready to do something that is not a matter of course)  :: bereid
willingly {adv} (of one’s own free will)  :: graag, willens
will o' the wisp {n} (strange light)  :: dwaallicht
willow {n} (tree)  :: wilg {m}
willow ptarmigan {n} (Lagopus lagopus) SEE: willow grouse  ::
willpower {n} (strength of will)  :: wilskracht {m} {f}
willy {n} (The penis)  :: piemel {m}
willy-nilly {adv} (whether desired or not)  :: willens nillens
will you marry me {phrase} (marriage proposal)  :: wil je met me trouwen
wilt {n} (disease)  :: verwelkingsziekte
wilt {n} (drooping)  :: verwelking
wilt {v} (to droop)  :: verwelken
wilt {v} (to fatigue)  :: verslappen, moe worden
wily {adj} (sly, cunning)  :: gewiekst, snood
wimple {n} (Cloth used to cover a nun's head)  :: nonnenkap
wimple {n} (Curve or bend)  :: kromming, bocht
wimple {n} (Fold or pleat)  :: plooi
wimple {n} (Ripple)  :: rimpel
win {n} (individual victory)  :: overwinning {f}
win {v} (intransitive: achieve by winning)  :: winnen, overwinnen
win {v} (transitive: achieve victory in)  :: winnen, overwinnen
wince {n} (gesture of shrinking away)  :: samentrekking {f}, stuip {m}
wince {v} (to flinch as if in pain)  :: samenkrimpen, samentrekken, stuipen, huiveren
winch {n} (machine)  :: winch
wind {n} (flatus)  :: wind {m}
wind {n} (movement of air)  :: wind {m}
wind {v} (blow air through (a wind instrument))  :: blazen
wind {v} (tighten a clockwork mechanism)  :: opwinden
wind {v} (turn coils of something around)  :: winden, wikkelen
wind back {v} (to wind towards the beginning)  :: terugspoelen
windcheater {n} (a heavy weatherproof jacket) SEE: windbreaker  ::
windflower {n} (Anemone nemorosa) SEE: wood anemone  ::
wind harp {n} (aeolian harp) SEE: aeolian harp  ::
Windhoek {prop} (capital of Namibia)  :: Windhoek
windhover {n} (common kestrel) SEE: common kestrel  ::
wind instrument {n} (type of musical instrument)  :: blaasinstrument {n}
windle {n} (redwing) SEE: redwing  ::
windles {n} (windlass) SEE: windlass  ::
windmeter {n} (an instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind) SEE: anemometer  ::
windmill {n} (child's toy)  :: windmolentje {n}
windmill {n} (machinery)  :: windmolen {m}
windmill {n} (structure)  :: windmolen {m}
windmill {v} (to rotate with a sweeping motion)  :: molenwieken
window {n} (area on a computer screen)  :: venster {n}
window {n} (opening for light and air)  :: raam {n}, venster {n}, ruit {f}
window {n} (period of time)  :: interval {n}
window {n} (shop window) SEE: shop window  ::
window frame {n} (framework around a window)  :: raamkozijn {n}
windowpane {n} (piece of glass filling a window)  :: vensterruit {f}, vensterglas {n}, ruit {f}
windowsill {n} (the horizontal member protruding from the base of a window frame)  :: vensterbank
windpipe {n} (anus) SEE: anus  ::
windpipe {n}  :: luchtpijp {f}
windpipe {n} (trachea)  :: trachee de
wind power {n} (power harnessed from the wind)  :: windenergie {f}
windrow {n} (line heaped up by the wind)  :: wal (also specified by substance, e.g. turfwal)
windrow {n} (row of cut grain or hay)  :: zwad, zwade
windscreen {n} (windshield) SEE: windshield  ::
windscreen wiper {n} (a device to clear a windscreen) SEE: windshield wiper  ::
windshield {n} (screen located in front of a vehicle to protect from wind and weather)  :: voorruit
windshield wiper {n} (device to clear a windshield)  :: ruitenwisser {m}
wind up {v} (to excite)  :: opwinden
windward {adj} (towards the wind)  :: windwaarts, bovenwinds, loefwaarts, loefzijdig
windy {adj} (orally verbose) SEE: long-winded  ::
windy {n} (fart) SEE: fart  ::
wine {n} (alcoholic beverage made from grapes)  :: wijn
wine {n} (alcoholic beverage made from other fruit or vegetables)  :: wijn
wine {n} (wine colour)  :: bordeauxrood {n}
wine {v} (drink wine)  :: wijn drinken
wine {v} (entertain with wine)  :: wijn serveren
winemaker {n} (a person or company that makes wine) SEE: vintner  ::
wing {n}  :: [1,2,3,5] vleugel {m}
wing {n} (part of an animal)  :: vleugel {m}, vlerk {f}, vleder {m}, wiek {f}
wing {v} (to fly) SEE: fly  ::
wing {v} (to throw) SEE: throw  ::
winged {adj} (having wings)  :: gevleugeld
winger {n} (offensive player)  :: vleugelspeler {c}
wink {n} (a blink)  :: knipoog {m}
wink {n} (an instant)  :: ogenblik {n}
wink {n} (a period of sleep) SEE: forty winks  ::
wink {v} (To blink with only one eye as a message, signal, or suggestion)  :: knipogen
wink {v} (To send an indication of agreement by winking)  :: knipogen
wink {v} (To twinkle)  :: flonkeren, twinkelen
winkle {n} (gastropod) SEE: periwinkle  ::
winner {n} (one who has won or often wins)  :: winnaar {m}, winnares {f}
Winnie the Pooh {prop} (the fictional bear)  :: Winnie de Poeh
winnow {n} (something that winnows)  :: wan {m} {f}
winnow {v} (to separate the heavier and lighter with a current of air)  :: wannen
win over {v} (to persuade) SEE: persuade  ::
winsome {adj} (charming)  :: innemend
winter {n} (fourth season, marked by short days and lowest temperatures)  :: winter {m}
winter {v} (spend the winter, as in a particular place on holiday)  :: winter {f}
winter {v} (store over winter)  :: winter {f}
winterberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
winterberry holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
winter cherry {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry  ::
winter coat {n} (seasonal appearance)  :: winterkleed {n}
winter coat {n} (warm coat)  :: winterjas {m}, wintermantel {m}
winter depression {n} (disorder)  :: winterdepressie {f}
wintergreen {n} (evergreen) SEE: evergreen  ::
winterkill {n} (mortality resulting from lethal wintery conditions among a human, animal, and/or vegetal population)  :: wintersterfte
winter storm {n} (A winter storm)  :: winterstorm {m}, sneeuwstorm {m}
wintertide {n} (wintertime) SEE: wintertime  ::
win-win {adj} (of a situation that benefits two parties)  :: win-win
wipe {v} (erase a computer disk)  :: wissen
wipe {v} (remove surface substance)  :: vegen
wipeout {n}  :: botsing {f}
wipe the slate clean {v} (to make a fresh start, forgetting differences)  :: met een schone lei beginnen
wire {n} (device used to keep the score in billiards) SEE: score string  ::
wire {n} (informal: message transmitted by telegraph) SEE: telegram  ::
wire {n} (informal: telegraph) SEE: telegraph  ::
wire {n} (metal conductor that carries electricity)  :: elektriciteitsdraad, snoer, ader
wire {n} (thin thread of metal)  :: draad {m}
wire {v} (to add something into an electrical system by means of wiring)  :: aansluiten
wire {v} (to equip with wires for use with electricity)  :: electrificeren
wire {v} (to fasten with wire)  :: vastbinden
wire cutters {n} (hand tool)  :: draadschaar {f}
wireless {adj}  :: draadloos
wireless {adj} (not having any wires)  :: draadloos
wisdom {n} (ability to apply relevant knowledge in an insightful way)  :: wijsheid {f}
wisdom {n} (ability to know and apply spiritual truths)  :: wijsheid {f}
wisdom {n} (ability to make a decision based on the combination of knowledge, experience, and intuitive understanding)  :: wijsheid {f}
wisdom {n} (discretionary use of knowledge for the greatest good)  :: wijsheid {f}
wisdom {n} (element of personal character)  :: wijsheid {f}
wisdom {n} (piece of wise advice)  :: wijsheid {f}
wisdom {n}  :: wijsheid
wisdom tooth {n} (rearmost molar in humans)  :: verstandskies {m}, [Belgium] wijsheidstand {m}
wise {adj} (showing good judgement)  :: wijs
wise guy {n} (member of the Mafia) SEE: mafioso, mobster  ::
wisely {adv} (in a wise manner)  :: wijselijk
wisent {n} (The European bison, Bison bonasus)  :: wisent {m}
wish {n} (a desire)  :: wens
wish {v} (to hope for an outcome)  :: wensen, willen
wishful thinking {n} (illusion that what you would like is true)  :: wensdenken {n}
wisp {n} (a small bundle, as of straw or other like substance)  :: sliert
wistful {adj} (full of longing)  :: droefgeestig, weemoedig, droevig peinzend
wit {n} (intelligence) SEE: intelligence  ::
witch {n} (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus) SEE: Torbay sole  ::
witch {n} (person who uses magic)  :: heks {f}, kol {f}, tovenaar {m}
witch {n} (Wiccan) SEE: Wiccan  ::
witchcraft {n} (the practice of witches)  :: hekserij {f}
witches' Sabbath {n} (supposed meeting of witches at midnight to practice sorcery or to take part in a demonic orgy)  :: heksensabbat
witch hazel {n} (tree of the genus Hamamelis)  :: toverhazelaar {c}
witch-hunt {n} (campaign to punish dissident persons)  :: heksenjacht {m} {f}
witch-hunt {n} (persecution of persons believed to be using magic)  :: heksenjacht {m} {f}
with {prep} (against)  :: met, tegen
with {prep} (as nourishment)  :: met
with {prep} (by means of)  :: met
with {prep} (expressing manner)  :: door
with {prep} (in addition to)  :: met
with {prep} (in support of)  :: voor, bij
with {prep} (in the company of)  :: met, bij
with a grain of salt {adv} (with common sense and skepticism)  :: met een korreltje zout
withdraw {v} (extract (money from an account))  :: [Flanders] afhalen, [the Netherlands] pinnen, opnemen
withdraw {v} (pull back)  :: terugtrekken
withdraw {v} (remove, stop providing)  :: intrekken
withdraw {v} (retreat)  :: terugtrekken
withdraw {v} (take back)  :: terugnemen
withdraw {v}  :: terugtreden
withdrawal symptoms {n} (withdrawal symptom) SEE: withdrawal symptom  ::
wither {v} ((intransitive) shrivel, droop, dry up)  :: verschrompelen
with flying colors {adv} ((idiom) extremely well)  :: met vlag en wimpel, glansrijk
withhold {v} (to retain)  :: onthouden, onttrekken (aan)
within {prep} (spatial enclosure)  :: binnenin
without {prep} (not having)  :: zonder
without a doubt {prep} (certainly) SEE: certainly  ::
without a doubt {prep}  :: ongetwijfeld, zonder twijfel
without a doubt {prep} (probably) SEE: probably  ::
with pleasure {adv} (willingly, without argument)  :: met genoegen, gaarne, graag
with respect to {prep} (pertaining to)  :: ten opzichte van, met betrekking tot
withstand {v} (to resist)  :: weerstaan
witness {n} (attestation of a fact or event)  :: getuigenis
witness {n} (one who has a personal knowledge of something)  :: getuige {m}
witness {n} (someone called to give evidence in a court)  :: getuige
witness stand {n} (witness stand) SEE: witness box  ::
wits' end {n} (at (one's) wits' end) SEE: perplexed  ::
witty {adj} (clever; amusingly ingenious)  :: geestig
wizard {n} (person skilled with magic)  :: tovenaar {m}, magiër {m}
wizened {adj} (withered)  :: verschrompeld, gekrompen, ineengekrompen
woad {n} (blue dye made from the plant)  :: wede {f}
woad {n} (Isatis tinctoria)  :: wede {f}
wobble {v} (cause to wobble)  :: wiebelen
wobble {v} (move with an uneven or rocking motion)  :: wiebelen, wankelen
wobbler {n} (tantrum) SEE: tantrum  ::
Woden {prop} (the Germanic chief god)  :: Wodan
wog {n} (person of Italian descent)  :: spaghettivreter, macaronivreter, pizzavreter
wok {n} (large round pan)  :: wok {m}
wolf {n} (animal)  :: wolf {m}
wolf {n} (constellation) SEE: Lupus  ::
wolfberry {n}  :: almindelig bukketorn
wolf cub {n} (young wolf)  :: welp {m}, wolvenwelp {m}
wolf down {v} (consume quickly)  :: opschrokken
wolffish {n} (fish)  :: zeewolf {m}
wolf in sheep's clothing {n} (a disguised danger)  :: wolf in schaapskleren {m}
wolfkin {n} (young or small wolf) SEE: wolf cub  ::
wolfling {n} (wolf cub) SEE: wolf cub  ::
wolfram {n} (tungsten) SEE: tungsten  ::
wolfram {n} (wolframite) SEE: wolframite  ::
wolf whelp {n} (young, esp. infant, wolf) SEE: wolf cub  ::
wollastonite {n} (grey inosilicate mineral)  :: wollastoniet
wolverine {n} (Gulo gulo)  :: veelvraat
woman {n} (adult female human being)  :: vrouw {f}
woman {n} (wife) SEE: wife  ::
womanizer {n} (habitual seducer of women)  :: vrouwenloper {m}, wijvenloper {m}
womb {n} (belly) SEE: belly  ::
womb {n} (uterus)  :: baarmoeder
wombat {n} (marsupial)  :: wombat {m}
women's refuge {n} (women's shelter) SEE: women's shelter  ::
wonder {n} (something that causes amazement or awe, a marvel)  :: wonder {n}
wonder {v} (to ponder about something)  :: zich afvragen
wonderful {adj} (excellent, extremely impressive)  :: fantastisch, heerlijk
wonderfully {adv} (in a wonderful manner)  :: wonderlijk, fantastisch
wonderfully {adv} (to an extent inspiring wonder)  :: wonderlijk
wonderment {n} (state of wonder)  :: verwondering {f}
wonderous {adj} (wondrous) SEE: wondrous  ::
wont {adj} (accustomed, apt)  :: gewend, gewoon
wont {n} (habitual way of doing things)  :: gewoonte {f}
woo {v} (to endeavor to gain someone's affection)  :: het hof maken
wood {adj} (made of wood)  :: houten
wood {n} (firewood)  :: brandhout
wood {n} (substance)  :: hout {n}
wood {n} (wood from a particular species)  :: houtsoort
wood {n} (woodland)  :: woud, woudland {n}
wood {v} (to cover or plant with trees)  :: bebossen
wood anemone {n} (Anemone nemorosa)  :: bosanemoon
wood cudweed {n} (Gnaphalium sylvaticum)  :: bosdroogbloem
woodcutter {n} (lumberjack) SEE: lumberjack  ::
wood ear {n} (black fungus)  :: judasoor {n}
wooden {adj} (figuratively)  :: houterig
wooden {adj} (made of wood)  :: houten
wooden spoon {n} (prize for coming last in a competition)  :: rode lantaarn
wooden spoon {n} (spoon made from wood)  :: houten lepel {m}, pollepel
wood grouse {n} (Tetrao urogallus)  :: korhoen, berghoen
woodlouse {n} (any species of suborder Oniscidea)  :: pissebed {m}, varkensbeest {n} [maybe only in Flanders]
wood mouse {n} (European rodent)  :: bosmuis {f}
woodpecker {n} (bird in Picinae)  :: specht {m}, groene specht {m}
woodpigeon {n} (Columba palumbus)  :: houtduif {m} {f}
woods {n} (forest) SEE: forest  ::
wood spirit {n} (spiritual being)  :: bosgeest {m}
woodwind instrument {n} (musical instrument)  :: houtblazer
woodworm {n} (larva that bores into wood)  :: houtworm
woody {n} (erection) SEE: erection  ::
woody {n}  :: houtig (houtige) , verhout
wooer {n} (someone who woos or courts)  :: huwelijkskandidaat {n}
woof {n} (set of yarns placed crosswise in a loom)  :: inslag {m}
woof {n} (sound of a dog)  :: waf
wool {n} (cloth or yarn)  :: wol
wool {n} (hair of sheep, etc.)  :: wol {m}
woolen {adj} (made of wool)  :: wollen
woolens {n} (woolens) SEE: woollens  ::
woolgrass bulrush {n} (Scirpus atrovirens) SEE: green bulrush  ::
woolly {adj} (made of wool)  :: wollig
woolly bear {n} (hairy caterpillar)  :: behaarde rups {c}
woomera {n} (atlatl) SEE: atlatl  ::
wop {n} (person of Italian descent)  :: spaghettivreter, macaronivreter, pizzavreter
Worcestershire sauce {n} (English condiment)  :: Worcestersaus
word {n} (an angry debate; argument)  :: woordenwisseling {f}
word {n} (promise)  :: erewoord {n}, woord {n}
word {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb  ::
word {n} (unit of language)  :: woord {n}
word {n} (watchword) SEE: watchword  ::
word {v} (say or write using particular words)  :: verwoorden, onder woorden brengen, formuleren
word for word {adv} (in exactly the same words)  :: woord voor woord
Wordian {prop}  :: Wordien
wording {n} (choice of words)  :: woordkeuze, verwoording {f}, formulering {f}
wordlist {n} (collection of all words from a particular source)  :: woordenlijst
word of honor {n} (a promise, or a pledge of one's good faith)  :: woord van eer {n}
word of honour {n} (word of honor) SEE: word of honor  ::
word of mouth {n} (verbal means of passing of information)  :: mond-tot-mond
word processor {n} (a computer software)  :: tekstverwerker {m}
work {n} (effort expended on a particular task)  :: werk {n}, arbeid {m}
work {n} (labour, employment, occupation, job)  :: werk {n}, job {f}
work {n} (literary, artistic, or intellectual production)  :: werk {n}, werkstuk {n}
work {n} (measure of energy expended in moving an object)  :: arbeid {m}
work {n} (place where one is employed)  :: werk {n}, arbeidsplaats {f}
work {n} (result of a particular manner of production)  :: werk {n}
work {v} (cause to happen)  :: bewerkstelligen
work {v} (function correctly)  :: werken
work {v} (provoke or excite)  :: bespelen
work {v} (shape, form, or improve a material)  :: bewerken
work {v} (to do a specific task)  :: werken
workbench {n} (sturdy table)  :: werkbank {f}
workday {n} (Those days of a week on which work is done)  :: werkdag {m}
worker {n} (person)  :: arbeider {m}, arbeidskracht {c}
worker bee {n} (sterile bee)  :: werkster {f}, werkbij {f}
workers of the world, unite {phrase} (workers of the world, unite)  :: proletariërs aller landen, verenigt U!
working day {n} (day of a week in which work is done)  :: werkdag
working dog {n} (type of dog breed)  :: werkhond {m}
working title {n} (a temporary name)  :: werktitel {m}
working week {n} (range of days of the week) SEE: workweek  ::
work in progress {n} (work)  :: werk in uitvoering
work-intensive {adj} (labor-intensive) SEE: labor-intensive  ::
work of art {n} (product of the fine arts)  :: kunstwerk {n}
work placement {n} (practicum) SEE: practicum  ::
workroom {n} (A room where work is done)  :: werkkamer
works {n} (An act associated with moral or religious standing)  :: daden
works {n} (Plural form of work)  :: werken
workshop {n} (intensive course of education)  :: workshop
workshop {n} (small manufacturing room)  :: atelier {n}
workshop {n}  :: werkplaats {f} {m}
workshy {adj} (disinclined to work)  :: werkschuw
worksome {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious  ::
worksome {adj} (laborious) SEE: laborious  ::
work someone's arse off {v} (to work excessively) SEE: work someone's ass off  ::
workstead {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory  ::
work the crowd {v} (work the room) SEE: work the room  ::
workweek {n} (range of days of the week)  :: werkweek {m} {f}
world {n} (human collective existence)  :: wereld {f} {m}
world {n} (inhabited planet)  :: wereld {f} {m}
world {n} (the earth)  :: aarde {f} {m}, wereld {m} {f}
world champion {n} (winner of world cup or world championship)  :: wereldkampioen {m}
World Exposition {n} (a regular international exposition)  :: wereldtentoonstelling
world-famous {adj} (renowned in many parts of the world)  :: wereldberoemd
worldly {adj} (concerned with the human, earthly or physical rather than spiritual)  :: materieel
worldly {adj} (concerned with the secular rather than sacred)  :: wereldlijk, seculier
worldly {adj} (versed in the ways of the world)  :: wereldwijs
world peace {n} (ideology of universal global understanding and nonviolence)  :: wereldvrede
world power {n} (nation which influences world affairs)  :: wereldmacht {f}
world's oldest profession {n} (a euphemism for prostitution)  :: het oudste beroep ter wereld {n}
World Trade Organization {prop} (World Trade Organization)  :: Wereldhandelsorganisatie
world war {n} (a war involving the major nations of the world)  :: wereldoorlog {m}, wereldbrand {m}, wereldkrijg {m}
World War I {prop} (war)  :: Eerste Wereldoorlog {f}, Grote Oorlog {m}, Eerste Wereldkrijg {m}
World War II {prop} (war from 1939 to 1945)  :: Tweede Wereldoorlog {m}
World War III {prop} (hypothetical world war (World War III))  :: Derde Wereldoorlog {m}
World War One {prop} (World War I) SEE: World War I  ::
World War Two {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II  ::
worldwide {adj} (affecting every place in the world)  :: wereldwijd, wereldwijde
worldwide {adv} (throughout the world)  :: wereldwijd, over de hele wereld
worm {n} (animal)  :: worm {m}, pier {m}, wurm {m}
worm {n} (contemptible being)  :: worm {m}, mormel {n}
worm {n} (self-replicating program)  :: worm {m}
worm {n} (something helical, especially the thread of a screw)  :: draad {m}, schroef {f}
worm {v} (to get (into) gradually or slowly)  :: zich wurmen
worm {v} (to move with one's body dragging the ground)  :: zich wurmen
worm {v} (to work one's way by artful or devious means)  :: zich wurmen
worm-eaten {adj} (eaten by worms, especially having a worm inside)  :: wormstekig
wormwood {n} (Artemisia absinthium)  :: alsem {m}
worn {v} (past participle of wear)  :: gedragen
worried {adj} (thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen)  :: ongerust, bezorgd
worrisome {adj} (Causing worry; perturbing or vexing)  :: verontrustend, verontrustende
worrisome {adj} (Said of a person:inclined to worry)  :: ongerust, ongeruste
worry {v} (be troubled)  :: bezorgd zijn, zich zorgen maken
worry {v} (strangle) SEE: strangle  ::
worse {adj} (comparative form of bad)  :: slechter, erger
worsen {v} (intransitive: get worse)  :: verergeren
worsen {v} (transitive: make worse)  :: verergeren
worsen {v}  :: verslechteren
worship {v}  :: aanbidden
worship {v} (to honor and adore, especially as a deity)  :: vereren
worst {adj} (Most inferior)  :: slechtst, ergst
worst comes to worst {adv} (if a bad situation develops)  :: in het ergste geval
wort {n} (liquid extract from the ground malt and grain soaked in hot water, the mash)  :: wort
worth {n} (value)  :: waarde {f}
worth {prep} (deserving of)  :: gewaardeerd
worth {prep} (equal in value to)  :: gelijkwaardig aan, waard
worth {prep} (making a fair equivalent of)  :: vermogen
worth {prep} (obsolete: valuable, worthwhile) SEE: worthwhile  ::
worthless {adj} (not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential)  :: waardeloos
worth one's while {adj} (important enough to spend time, effort or money on)  :: de moeite waard
worthwhile {adj} (good and important enough to spend time, effort, or money on)  :: de moeite lonend, de moeite waard, waardevol
worthy {adj} (having worth, merit or value)  :: waardig
would {v} (indicating an action in the past that happened repeatedly or commonly)  :: Use the past tense; 's winters zaten we bij het gat in het bevroren meer en visten we urenlang.
would {v} (indicating an action in the past that was planned or intended)  :: zou/zouden (past tense of zullen); De ober zei dat hij meteen terug zou keren
would {v} (indicating a possible (but not definite) future action or state)  :: zou/zouden (past tense of zullen); We zaten op de bank ons afvragend of de bus deze keer te laat zou zijn.
would {v} (indicating in action or state that is conditional on another)  :: zou/zouden (past tense of zullen); Het zou hier warmer zijn, als je het venster niet had geopend/niet zou hebben geopend
would {v} (used to express a polite request)  :: zou/zouden (past tense of zullen), gelieve; Zou u a.u.b. de TV kunnen uitzetten, Gelieve de TV uit te schakelen, a.u.b.
would like {v} (intransitive)  :: zouden graag willen
wound {n} (an injury to a person by which the skin is divided)  :: verwonding {f}
wound {n} (injury)  :: wonde {f}, verwonding {f}, kwetsuur {f}
wound {n} (something that offends a person’s feelings)  :: wonde {f}
wound {v} (hurt or injure)  :: verwonden, kwetsen
wound {v} (hurt (someone's feelings))  :: kwetsen
wove {v} (simple past of to weave)  :: weefde, weefden
woven {adj} (fabricated by weaving)  :: geweven
wow {interj}  :: wauw!
wrack {v} (rack) SEE: rack  ::
wrap {n} (garment)  :: omslag
wrap {v} (to enclose completely in fabric, paper, etc)  :: inpakken
wrap around one's little finger {v} (to successfully control or influence)  :: om zijn/haar vinger winden
wrapper {n} (something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection)  :: omslag, verpakking
wrapping paper {n} (paper used for wrapping parcels or presents)  :: pakpapier {n}
wrap up {v} (To finish off a task completely)  :: afronden
wrap up {v} (To fold and secure something to be the cover or protection)  :: inpakken, omhullen, verpakken
wrap up {v} (To summarize or recapitulate)  :: samenvatten
wrap up {v} (To wear abundant clothing as protection from the weather)  :: inpakken
wrath {n} (great anger)  :: gramschap {f}, woede {f}, toorn {m}
wreath {n} (heraldry: support of a crest)  :: wrong {m}
wreath {n} (ornamental circular band)  :: krans
wreck {n} (collision)  :: botsing {f}
wreck {v} (to cause severe damage)  :: beschadigen
wreck {v} (to dismantle wrecked objects)  :: ontmantelen
wreck {v} (to ruin)  :: ruïneren,verwoesten
wrecker {n} (tow truck) SEE: tow truck  ::
wren {n} (bird of family Troglolytidae)  :: winterkoninkje {n}
wrench {n} (hand tool)  :: moersleutel, schroefsleutel, sleutel, Engelse sleutel
wrench {n} (screw) SEE: screw  ::
wrench {n} (violent emotional change caused by separation)  :: moeilijk afscheid {n}, verdriet {n}
wrench {n} (violent twisting movement)  :: ruk
wrench {v} (to pull or twist)  :: afbreken, loswringen
wrench {v} (to sprain a joint)  :: verstuiken, omslaan, verzwikken
wrench {v} (to use a wrench)  :: los/vastdraaien
wrestle {v} (to contend, with an opponent, by grappling and attempting to throw)  :: worstelen
wrestler {n} (person who wrestles)  :: worstelaar {m}
wrestling {n} (sport)  :: worstelen {n}
wretch {n} (exile) SEE: exile  ::
wretch {n} (unhappy, unfortunate, or miserable person)  :: wrak {n}, ellendeling {m} {f}
wretched {adj} (very miserable)  :: ellendig
wriggle {v} (to make or cause to wriggle)  :: wiebelen
wriggle {v} (to twist one's body and move the limbs)  :: wiebelen
wright {n} ((obsolete) a builder or creator of something)  :: wrecht {m}, maker {m}, schepper {m}
wring {v} (to hold tightly and press or twist)  :: wringen
wring {v} (to obtain by force)  :: afpersen
wring {v} (to squeeze or twist tightly so that liquid is forced out)  :: uitwringen
wring {v}  :: wringen, uitwringen
wrinkle {n} (line or crease in the skin)  :: rimpel {m}
wrinkle {v} (to make wrinkles in; to cause to have wrinkles)  :: kreuken
wrinkleless {adj} (wrinkle-free) SEE: wrinkle-free  ::
wrist {n} (wrist)  :: pols {m}
wristband {n}  :: polsband
wristwatch {n} (watch worn on the wrist)  :: polshorloge {n}, horloge {n}, uurwerk {n}
writ {n} (A written order)  :: bevelschrift, gerechterlijke opdracht, dwangbevel
write {v} (record (data))  :: schrijven
write {v} (to be an author)  :: schrijven
write {v} (to be the author of)  :: schrijven
write {v} (to form letters, etc.)  :: schrijven
write {v} (to send a letter to)  :: schrijven (naar)
write down {v} (to set something down in writing)  :: opschrijven, neerschrijven
writer {n} (person who writes; an author)  :: schrijver {m}, schrijfster {f}, auteur {m} {f}
writhe {v} (to twist or contort the body)  :: kronkelen, draaien, vervormen
writing {n} (a work of an author)  :: schrijfsel {n}, werk {n}, oeuvre {n}
writing {n} (made for or used in writing)  :: schrijf-
writing {n} (something written)  :: schrijfsel {n}, geschrift {n}
writing {n} (the process of representing a language)  :: geschrijf {n}, schrijven {n}
writing {n} (written letters or symbols that express some meaning)  :: schrijfsel {n}, geschrift {n}
written {adj}  :: geschreven
Wroclaw {prop} (a city in southwestern Poland)  :: Wrocław, Wroclaw, Breslau [historical]
wrong {adj} (immoral)  :: slecht, fout, verkeerd
wrong {adj} (improper)  :: slecht, fout, verkeerd
wrong {adj} (incorrect)  :: fout, verkeerd, onjuist, mis
wrong {adj} (not working)  :: fout, verkeerd, mis
wrong {adv} (done incorrectly)  :: fout, foutief, verkeerd, onjuist
wrong {n} (opposite of right)  :: verkeerde {n}, kwaad {n}, onrecht {n}
wrong {n} (something immoral)  :: misstand {m}, wantoestand {m}, onrechtmatige daad {f}
wrong {v} (to slander or impute evil)  :: onbillijk beoordelen
wrong {v} (to treat unjustly)  :: benadelen, onrecht doen, aandoen
wrought iron {n} (form of iron that is not cast)  :: smeedijzer {n}
WRT {prep} (abbreviated forms of prepositions denoting with respect to)  :: m.b.t.
wrung {v} (past participle of wring)  :: gewrongen
wrung {v} (past tense of wring)  :: wrong, wrongen
wry {adj} (contorted)  :: verdraaid, verwrongen
wry {adj} (dryly humorous)  :: droog, ironisch
wry {adj} (twisted)  :: verdraaid, verwrongen
wry {v} (to divert)  :: wegdraaien
wry {v} (to turn away)  :: wegdraaien, zich afkeren
wry {v} (to twist)  :: wringen, verwringen, verdraaien
wryneck {n} (torticollis) SEE: torticollis  ::
Wuchiapingian {prop}  :: Wuchiapingien
wuderove {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff  ::
Wulumuqi {prop} (Capital of Xinjiang) SEE: Ürümqi  ::
wunderkind {n} (child prodigy)  :: wonderknaap {m}
wuss out {v} (chicken out) SEE: chicken out  ::
wussy {n} (wuss) SEE: wuss  ::
WW1 {abbr} (World War I) SEE: World War I  ::
WW2 {abbr} (WWII) SEE: WWII  ::
wy {n} (name of the letter Y, y) SEE: wye  ::
wye {n} (name of the letter Y, y)  :: Griekse ij
wynkernel {n} (common moorhen) SEE: common moorhen  ::
wyvern {n} (mythical dragon-like creature)  :: wyvern