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d% {abbr} :: d%
d10 {abbr} :: D10 {m}
d100 {abbr} :: D100
d12 {abbr} :: D12 {m}
d20 {abbr} :: D20 {m}
d4 {abbr} :: D4 {m}
d6 {n} :: D6 {m}
d8 {n} :: D8 {m}
dab {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint ::
dab {v} /dæb/ (softly tap) :: tapoter
dab {v} (perform the dance move) :: dabber
dabble {v} /ˈdæb(ə)l/ (to cause splashing by moving a body part in soft mud, water, etc.) :: barboter
dace {n} /deɪs/ (Leuciscus leuciscus) :: vandoise {f}
dacha {n} /ˈdætʃə/ (Russian villa or summer house) :: datcha {f}
dachshund {n} /ˈdɑks.ˌhʊnt/ (breed of dog) :: teckel {m}
Dacia {prop} /ˈdeɪʃə/ (ancient kingdom and Roman province) :: Dacie {f}
Dacian {n} /ˈdeɪʃən/ (member of an ancient Indo-European ethnic group of Dacia) :: Dace
dacite {n} /ˈdeɪsaɪt/ (an igneous, volcanic rock with a high iron content) :: dacite {f}
Daco-Romanian {n} (a more specific name for the Romanian language) :: daco-roumain {m}
dactyl {n} /ˈdæktɪɫ/ (poetical foot of three syllables) :: dactyle {m}
dactylic {adj} /dæk.ˈtɪ.lɪk/ :: dactylique
dactylology {n} /ˌdæktəlˈɑlədʒi/ (The use of the fingers and hands to communicate ideas, especially by the deaf) :: dactylologie {f}
dactyloscopy {n} /ˌdæktɪlˈɒskəpi/ (forensic analysis of fingerprints) :: dactyloscopie {f}
dad {n} /dæd/ (informal a father) :: papa {m}
dad {n} (familiar address of one's own father) :: papa
dadaism {n} /ˈdɑːdɑːɪzəm/ (cultural movement, see also: Dada) :: dadaïsme {m}
daddy {n} /ˈdædi/ (father) :: papa {m}
daddy longlegs {n} /ˈdædɪ ˈlɒŋ(ɡ)leɡz/ (harvestman) :: faucheur {m}
daddy longlegs {n} (cranefly) SEE: cranefly ::
daemon {n} /ˈdeɪmən/ (computing: a process that does not have a controlling terminal) :: démon {m} [ISO/IEC 2382-28:1995]
Daesh {prop} /ˈdɑːˌɛʃ/ (translations of the term "Daesh" only, see also: ISIS) :: Daech {m}
daffodil {n} /ˈdæfəˌdɪl/ (flower) :: jonquille {f}, narcisse {m}
daft {adj} /dɑːft/ (foolish, silly, see also: foolish; silly) :: dingue, branque
daft {adj} (crazy, insane, see also: crazy; insane; mad) :: cinglé
daft {adj} (stupid, see also: stupid) :: simplet
daft as a brush {adj} (silly) :: con comme un balai [vulgar]
dagesh {n} (the Hebrew symbol) :: dagesh {m}
Dagestan {prop} /ˌdæɡɪˈstɑːn/ (federal subject of Russia) :: Daguestan {m}, Daghestan {m}
dagger {n} /ˈdæɡə(ɹ)/ (a stabbing weapon) :: poignard {m}
dagger {n} (a text character) :: croix {f}
dago {n} (person of Italian descent) SEE: wop ::
daguerreotype {n} /dəˈɡɛɹ.oʊ.taɪp/ (type of photograph) :: daguerréotype {m}
daguerreotype {v} (make a photograph) :: daguerréotyper
dah {n} /dɑː/ (spoken representation of a dash) :: ta {m}
dahlia {n} /ˈdɑːlɪə/ (any plant of the genus Dahlia) :: dahlia {m}
daikon {n} (large white radish) :: radis blanc, radis d'hiver {m}, radis chinois, daïkon {m}, radis japonais {m}
dailies {n} (rushes) SEE: rushes ::
daily {adj} /ˈdeɪli/ (that occurs every day) :: quotidien, journalier
daily {adj} (diurnal) :: diurne
daily {n} (newspaper) :: quotidien {m}
daily {adv} (every day) :: quotidiennement, journellement, tous les jours, chaque jour
daimon {n} (tutelary deity) SEE: tutelary deity ::
daimyo {n} /ˈdaɪ.mjoʊ/ (Japanese feudal lord) :: daimyo {m}
dainty {adj} /ˈdeɪnti/ (delicately small and pretty) :: délicat, mignon
daiquiri {n} /ˈdækəɹi/ (A cocktail of rum, lemon or lime juice and sugar, sometimes with fruit added) :: daiquiri {m}, ti-punch {m}
dairy {n} /ˈdɛəɹi/ (place, where milk is processed) :: laiterie {f}
dairy {n} (shop selling dairy products) :: crémerie, laiterie
dairy {n} (products produced from milk) :: laitages {m-p}
dairy {n} (corner-store, superette or 'mini-mart' of some description) :: alimentation générale {f}, [Canada] dépanneur {m}
dairy {n} :: laiterie {f} ; laiterie, crémerie ; produits laitiers {m-p}
dairy {adj} (referring to products produced from milk) :: laitier {m}, laitière {f}
dairyman {n} (man who works in a dairy) SEE: milkman ::
dairy product {n} (foodstuff made from milk) :: laitage {m}, produit laitier {m}
dais {n} /ˈdeɪ.ɪs/ (raised platform) :: estrade
daisy {n} /ˈdeɪ.zi/ (Bellis perennis) :: pâquerette {f}, marguerite {f}
daisy {n} (commonly used term for related flowers) :: marguerite {f}
Dakar {prop} (the capital city of Senegal) :: Dakar
Dalai Lama {n} /ˈdɑːlaɪ ˈlɑːmə/ (the supreme head of Tibetan Buddhism) :: dalaï-lama {m}
dale {n} /deɪl/ (valley) :: combe {f}
Dalecarlia {prop} (province of Sweden) :: Dalécarlie {f}
Dalian {prop} (subprovincial city in northeastern China) :: Dalian
Daliesque {adj} /ˌdɑːliˈesk/ (relating to Salvador Dalí) :: dalinien
Dalit {n} (person regarded as outcaste) :: intouchable {m} {f}, paria {m} {f}, dalit {m}
dalliance {n} /ˈdæli.əns/ (playful flirtation) :: flirt, conter fleurette, coquetage
dalliance {n} (a wasting of time in idleness or trifles) :: baguenaudage, perte de temps, glandouillage
dally {v} /ˈdæli/ (to waste time) :: procrastiner, lambiner, lanterner, traîner
dally {v} (to interchange caresses) :: flirter
dally {v} (to delay unnecessarily) :: lanterner, lambiner
Dalmatia {prop} /dælˈmeɪʃə/ (region in Croatia) :: Dalmatie {f}
Dalmatia {prop} (Roman province) :: Dalmatie {f}
Dalmatian {adj} /dælˈmeɪ.ʃən/ (relating to Dalmatia or its people) :: dalmate
Dalmatian {n} (breed of dog) :: dalmatien {m}, dalmatienne {f}
Dalmatian {prop} (extinct Romance language of Croatia) :: dalmate {m}
dalmatic {n} /dalˈmatɪk/ (ecclesiastical garment) :: dalmatique {f}
daltonic {adj} (color blind) SEE: color blind ::
Daltonism {n} /ˈdɔːltənɪzəm/ (red-green color blindness) :: daltonisme {m}
dam {n} /dæm/ (structure placed across a flowing body of water) :: barrage {m}
damage {n} /ˈdæmɪdʒ/ (abstract measure of something not being intact; harm) :: dégât {m}, dommage {m}
damage {n} (cost or expense) :: dégât {m}, dommage {m}
damage {v} (to make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction) :: endommager, abîmer
Daman and Diu {prop} /dəˈmɑːn ɘn ˈdiːuː/ (Indian state territory) :: Daman et Diu
damascene {adj} (inlaid with silver or gold) :: damasquin
damascene {adj} (of or from Damascus) :: damasquin
damascene {v} (to decorate (metalwork) with a peculiar marking or water produced in the process of manufacture, or with designs produced by inlaying or encrusting with another metal, such as silver or gold, or by etching, etc.; to damask) :: damasquiner
Damascene {adj} (of or relating to Damascus) :: damasquin
Damascus {prop} /dəˈmæskəs/ (the capital city of Syria) :: Damas {m}
damask {n} /ˈdæm.əsk/ (fabric) :: damas
damask {n} (colour) :: lie-de-vin
damask {adj} (colour) :: lie-de-vin
Damian {prop} /ˈdeɪmɪən/ (male given name) :: Damien
damma {n} (an Arabic diacritic denoting the vowel point "u") :: damma {m} {f}
dammit {interj} /ˈdæmɪt/ (expression of anger or disappointment) :: merde
damn {v} /dæm/ (theology: to condemn to hell) :: condamner, damner
damn {v} (to condemn as unfit etc.) :: damner, réprouver
damn {adj} (generic intensifier) :: foutu
damn {interj} (non-vulgar expression of contempt etc.) :: mince
damn {n} (use of damn as a swear word) :: merde, putain
damned {adj} /dæmd/ (god-forsaken) :: foutu, maudit, condamné
d'Amour {prop} :: d'Amour
damp {adj} /dæmp/ (Being in a state between dry and wet) :: humide, moite, mouillé
damp {n} (Moisture) :: humidité {f}
damp {n} (A gaseous product, formed in coal mines, old wells, pits, etc) :: grisou {m}
damp {v} (To render damp) :: mouiller, humidifier
damp {v} (To suppress vibrations or oscillations) :: amortir
damped {adj} (oscillation) :: amorti {m}, amortie {f}
dampen {v} /ˈdæmpən/ (make damp) :: humecter, humidifier
dampen {v} (depress, lessen) :: déprécier, rabaisser
dampen {v} (become damp, to deaden) :: s'humidifier, s'humecter
dampness {n} (moderate humidity) :: moiteur {f}
damp squib {n} (firework that fails to go off, due to wetting) :: pétard mouillé
damp squib {n} (anything that doesn’t work properly) :: pétard mouillé
damsel {n} /ˈdæmzəl/ (girl, maiden (without sexual experience)) :: demoiselle {f}, jeune femme {f}, jeune fille {f}
damselfly {n} /ˈdæmzəlflaɪ/ (insect) :: demoiselle {f}
damsel in distress {n} /ˈdæm.zəl ɪn dɪˈstɹɛs/ (young woman perceived as being in a dangerous situation.) :: demoiselle en détresse {f}
damson {n} /ˈdæmzən/ (tree) :: prunier de Dams {m}, prunéolier {m}
damson {n} (fruit) :: quetsche {f}, (Switzerland) pruneau {m}
dance {n} /dɛəns~deəns]/ (movements to music) :: danse {f}
dance {v} (move rhythmically to music) :: danser
dance floor {n} (an area for dancing) :: piste de danse {f}
dancehall {n} (public hall for dancing) :: salle de danse {f}
dance music {n} (music composed to accompany social dancing) :: musique entraînante {f}
dancer {n} /ˈdɑːns.ə(ɹ)/ (person who dances) :: danseur {m}, danseuse {f}
Dancer {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus) :: Danseur {m}, Danseuse {f}
dandelion {n} /ˈdæn.dɪ.laɪ.ən/ (plant, wild flower of the genus Taraxacum) :: pissenlit, dent-de-lion {m} [Switzerland]
dandruff {n} /ˈdændɹʌf/ (skin flakes) :: pellicules {f-p}
dandy {n} /ˈdændi/ :: dandy
dandy {n} (yawl) SEE: yawl ::
Dane {n} /deɪn/ (person from Denmark or of Danish descent) :: Danois {m}, Danoise {f}
dang {adj} (damn) SEE: damn ::
danger {n} /ˈdeɪn.dʒə(ɹ)/ (exposure to likely harm) :: danger {m}
danger {n} (instance or cause of liable harm) :: danger {m}
danger {n} :: [3] danger {m}, [6] risque {m}
dangerous {adj} /ˈdeɪnd͡ʒəɹəs/ (full of danger) :: dangereux {m}, dangereuse {f}
dangerous {adj} (causing danger, ready to do harm or injury) :: dangereux
dangerously {adv} (in a dangerous manner) :: dangereusement
dangerousness {n} (state or quality of being dangerous) :: dangerosité {f}
dangle {v} /ˈdæŋ.ɡəl/ (hang loosely) :: pendre, pendouiller
Dangun {prop} (legendary founder of Gojoseon) :: Tangun
Danian {prop} (a subdivision of the Paleocene epoch) :: Danien
Danicize {v} /ˈdeɪnɪsaɪz/ (to make (more) Danish) :: daniciser
Daniel {prop} /ˈdænjəl/ (book of the Bible) :: Daniel
Daniel {prop} (biblical person) :: Daniel
Daniel {prop} (male given name) :: Daniel
Danify {v} (Danicize) SEE: Danicize ::
danish {n} (pastry) :: feuilleté {m}
Danish {n} /ˈdeɪnɪʃ/ (language) :: danois {m}
Danish {adj} (of Denmark) :: danois {m}
Danish {n} (native of Denmark) SEE: Dane ::
Danish crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow ::
dank {adj} /dæŋk/ (highly potent) :: fort
Dano-Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Denmark and/or Norway or Denmark-Norway) :: dano-norvégien
Dano-Norwegian {prop} (the koiné language) :: dano-norvégien {m}
danse macabre {n} (a conventional subject of artistic painting or drawing) :: danse macabre
Dante {prop} /ˈdɑnteɪ/ (male given name) :: Dante {m}
Dantean {adj} (of or pertaining to Dante or his style) SEE: Dantesque ::
Dantesque {adj} /ˌdæntɪˈɛsk/ (of or pertaining to Dante or his style, with elevated tone and somber focus) :: dantesque
Danton collar {n} (collar) :: col Danton {m}
Dantonist {n} :: dantoniste {m} {f}
Danube {prop} /ˈdænjuːb/ (river of Europe that flows to the Black Sea) :: Danube {m}
Danzig {prop} (Gdańsk) SEE: Gdańsk ::
Daphne {prop} /ˈdæfni/ (mythological dryad) :: Daphné
Dapingian {prop} :: Dapingien
dapper {adj} /ˈdæpə(ɹ)/ (stylishly or neatly dressed) :: chic
darbuka {n} (goblet drum) SEE: goblet drum ::
Dardanelles {prop} /ˌdɑː.dənˈɛlz/ (strait) :: Dardanelles {f-p}
dare {v} /dɛə(ɹ)/ (to have courage) :: oser
dare {v} (to defy or challenge) :: défier
dare {v} (to brave or face up to) :: affronter
dare {n} (a challenge) :: défi {m}
daredevil {n} /ˈdɛədɛvəl/ (person who engages in risky behavior) :: casse-cou {m} {f}
daredevil {adj} (recklessly bold; adventurous) :: casse-cou {m}
Dari {prop} (variety of Middle Persian) :: dari {m}
Dari {prop} (Eastern Persian) :: dari {m}
daric {n} (gold coin from Persia) :: darique {f}
daring {adj} /ˈdɛəɹɪŋ/ (willing to take on risks) :: audacieux {m}
daring {adj} (courageous) :: courageux
daring {adj} :: audacieux, téméraire, hardi
daring {n} :: audace
Darius {prop} /dəˈɹaɪ.əs/ (any of several Persian kings) :: Darius {m}
dark {adj} /dɑɹk/ (having an absolute or relative lack of light) :: obscur, sombre
dark {adj} (hidden, secret) :: obscur
dark {adj} (not bright or light, deeper in hue) :: foncé
dark {n} (a complete or partial absence of light) :: noir {m}, obscurité {f}
dark {n} (nightfall) :: tombée de la nuit {m}
Dark Ages {prop} (historic period) :: siècles obscurs
dark chocolate {n} (type of chocolate) :: chocolat noir
Dark Continent {prop} (Africa) :: continent noir {m}
darken {v} /ˈdɑɹkən/ :: foncer, assombrir
dark energy {n} (hypothetical form of energy which, it is supposed, is spread uniformly throughout space and time and has anti-gravitational properties) :: énergie sombre {f}, énergie noire {f}
darkly {adv} /ˈdɑːkli/ (mysteriously; forebodingly, ominously, see also: mysteriously; ominously) :: mystérieusement
dark matter {n} (particles of matter that cannot be detected by their radiation) :: matière noire {f}, matière sombre {f}
darkness {n} /ˈdɑɹknɪs/ (state of being dark) :: obscurité {f}, ténèbres {f-p}, [dated] sombreur, noirceur {f}
darkness {n} (gloom) :: noirceur, [dated] sombreur
darkness {n} (the product of being dark) :: ténèbres {f-p}, noirceur {f}
darkness {n} (state of reflecting little light; tending to blackish or brownish) :: noirceur, [dated] sombreur
darkroom {n} (dark room where photographs are developed) :: chambre noire {f}
darkroom {n} (darkened room for sexual activities) :: darkroom {f}
dark-skinned {adj} (having dark skin) :: basané {m}, bronzé {m}
darling {n} /ˈdɑːlɪŋ/ (person who is dear to one) :: chéri {m}, chérie {f}
darling {adj} (dear, cherished) :: chéri {m}, chérie {f}
darmstadtium {n} /dɑːrmˈʃtɑːtiəm/ (transuranic chemical element with atomic number 110) :: darmstadtium {m}
darn {adj} (damn) SEE: damn ::
darn {interj} (damn) SEE: damn ::
darn {v} (damn) SEE: damn ::
darn {v} /dɑɹn/ (stitch with thread) :: repriser
darning needle {n} (damselfly) SEE: damselfly ::
Darriwilian {prop} :: Darriwilien
dart {n} /dɑːt/ (sharp-pointed missile weapon) :: dard {m}, trait {m}, flèche {f}
dart {n} (stitched fold) :: pli piqué {m}
dart {n} (game) :: fléchettes {f-p}
dart {n} (zoology: fish) SEE: dace ::
dartboard {n} /ˈdɑːtbɔːd/ (target for darts) :: cible {f}
Darth Vader {prop} /ˈdɑː(ɹ)θ ˈveɪ.də(ɹ)/ (Malevolent individual) :: Dark Vador {m}
darts {n} /ˈdɑːts/ (game) :: fléchettes {f-p}
Darwinism {n} /ˈdɑːwɪnɪzəm/ (principles of natural selection) :: darwinisme {m}
Darwin's rhea {n} (Pterocnemia pennata) :: nandou de Darwin {m}
dasein {n} (philosophy: hereness) :: dasein {m}
dash {n} (colloquial: hyphen) SEE: hyphen ::
dash {n} /dæʃ/ (typographic symbol) :: tiret {m}
dash {n} (Morse code symbol) :: trait {m}, ta {m}
dash {n} (short run) :: sprint {m}
dash {n} (small quantity of liquid etc.) :: soupçon {m}
dash {v} (to run short distance) :: se précipiter
dash {n} (dashboard) SEE: dashboard ::
dashboard {n} /ˈdæʃˌboəɹd/ (panel under the windscreen of a motor car or aircraft) :: tableau de bord
Dasher {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus) :: Tornade {f}
dashing {adj} /ˈdæʃɪŋ(ɡ)/ (spirited, audacious and full of high spirits) :: fringant
dassie {n} (rock hyrax) :: daman {m}
data {n} /ˈdeɪtə/ (information) :: données {f-p}
databank {n} (database) SEE: database ::
database {n} /ˈdeɪtəˌbeɪs/ (collection of information) :: base de données {f}
database {n} (software program) :: base de données {f} (official term), database {f} (deprecated term)
database administrator {n} (database administrator) :: administrateur de bases de données {m}, DBA {m} {f}
data centre {n} :: centre de données {f}
data entry {n} (act of inputting data into a computer) :: saisie des données {f}
data flow {n} (transfer of data between the components of a computer) SEE: data stream ::
data mining {n} (technique for searching large-scale databases for patterns) :: exploration de données, fouille de données {f}, forage de données {m}, prospection de données {f}, orpaillage {m}
data model {n} (result of applying a data modeling to some particular application) :: modèle de données {m}
data processing {n} (operations on data) :: traitement de données
data set {n} (modem) SEE: modem ::
data set {n} (set of data to analyze) :: ensemble de données, jeu de données {m}
data stream {n} (a sequence of digitally encoded coherent signals used in a transmission) :: flux de données {m}
data structure {n} (organization of data) :: structure de donnée {f}
data type {n} (classification or category of data) :: type de données {m}, type {m}
data warehouse {n} (collection of data) :: entrepôt de données {m}
date {n} /deɪt/ (fruit of the date palm) :: datte {f}
date {n} (that which specifies the time of writing, inscription etc.) :: date {f}
date {n} (point of time at which a transaction or event takes place) :: date {f}
date {n} (pre-arranged social meeting) :: rendez-vous {m}
date {n} (companion when one is partaking in a social occasion) :: cavalier {m}
date {n} (meeting with a lover or potential lover; a person so met) :: rendez-vous {m}, rendez-vous d'amour {m}
date {v} (to note the time of writing or executing) :: dater
date {v} (to determine the age of something) :: dater
date {v} (to become old) :: vieillir
date {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm ::
dated {adj} /ˈdeɪtɪd/ (marked with a date) :: daté
dated {adj} (anachronistic) :: anachronique
dated {adj} (no longer fashionable) :: démodé
date of birth {n} (birthday) SEE: birthday ::
date of birth {n} (date and year when something was born) :: date de naissance {f}
date palm {n} (Phoenix dactylifera) :: palmier-dattier {m}
date tree {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm ::
dating agency {n} (business) :: agence de rencontres {f}
dation in payment {n} (agreed discharge of a debt by giving something differing) :: dation en paiement
datiscin {n} :: datiscine {f}
dative {adj} /ˈdeɪtɪv/ (grammar: noting the case of noun which expresses indirect object) :: datif {m}
dative {adj} :: datif {m}
dative {n} (dative case) SEE: dative case ::
dative case {n} (case used to express direction towards an indirect object) :: datif {m}, complément d'objet indirect {m}, C.O.I. {m}, [incompatible numbering traditions] troisième déclinaison, quatrième déclinaison
datolite {n} (a mineral, a calcium borosilicate) :: datolite {f}
datum {v} /ˈdeɪtʌm/ (single piece of information) :: donnée
daub {n} /dɔb/ (crude or amateurish painting) :: croûte {f}
daub {v} (to apply something in hasty or crude strokes) :: barbouiller
daughter {n} /ˈdɔːtə(ɹ)/ (female offspring) :: fille {f}
daughter-in-law {n} (wife of one's child) :: bru {f}, belle-fille {f}
daughter language {n} (language which genetically descends from earlier, parent language) :: langue fille {f}
daughterling {n} (a daughter) :: fillette {f}, fifille {f}
daunt {v} /dɔnt/ (to discourage) :: décourager, intimider, démonter
daunting {adj} /ˈdɔːntɪŋ/ (discouraging, inspiring fear) :: décourageant, intimidant
daunting {adj} (overwhelming, intimidatingly impressive) :: colossal, titanesque, monumental
dauphin {n} /ˈdɔːfæn/ (eldest son of king of France) :: dauphin {m}
Dauphiné {prop} (former province of France) :: Dauphiné {m}
David {prop} /ˈdeɪvɪd/ (king of Israel) :: David
David {prop} (male given name) :: David
davit {n} /ˈdeɪvɪt/ (crane to sling a lifeboat, maintenance trapeze etc) :: bossoir {m}
Davos {prop} /ˈdɑːvoʊs/ (mountain resort in Switzerland) :: Davos
Davy Jones's locker {prop} (the ocean as a grave for sailors) :: le grand bouillon {m}
daw {n} (Coloeus monedula) SEE: jackdaw ::
daw {v} (dawn) SEE: dawn ::
dawn {v} /dɔn/ (to begin to brighten with daylight) :: se lever
dawn {v} (to start to appear, to be realized) :: naître
dawn {n} (morning twilight period) :: aube {f}
dawn {n} (rising of the sun) :: lever du soleil {m}
dawn {n} (time) :: aube {f}, aurore {f}
dawn {n} (beginning) :: aube {f}, aurore {f}
day {n} /deɪ/ (period of 24 hours) :: jour {m}, journée {f}
day {n} (period from midnight to the following midnight) :: jour {m}
day {n} (rotational period of a planet) :: jour {m}
day {n} (part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc.) :: journée {f}, jour {m}
day {n} (period between sunrise and sunset) :: jour {m}
day after {n} (next day) :: lendemain {m}
day after day {adv} (For an indefinite number of days) :: jour après jour
day after tomorrow {n} (day after tomorrow - translation entry) :: surlendemain {m}
day after tomorrow {adv} (on the day after tomorrow; in two days - translation entry) :: après-demain
day and night {adv} (all the time) :: jour et nuit
day before yesterday {n} (day before yesterday - translation entry) :: avant-veille
day before yesterday {adv} (on the day before yesterday - translation entry) :: avant-hier
daybook {n} (A daily chronicle; a diary) SEE: diary ::
daybook {n} (A logbook) SEE: logbook ::
daybreak {n} /ˈdeɪbɹeɪk/ (dawn) :: point du jour {m}
daycare {n} /ˈdeɪkeə(ɹ)/ (daytime supervision) :: garderie {f}
day care center {n} (A nursery for the supervision of preschool children while the parents work) :: garderie {f}
daydream {n} /ˈdeɪdɹiːm/ (a spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts) :: rêverie {f}
daydream {v} (to have such a series of thoughts) :: rêvasser, rêver
daydreamer {n} /ˈdeɪdɹiːmə/ (one who daydreams) :: rêvasseur {m}, rêvasseuse {f}, [Louisiana] jongleur {m}, jongleuse {f}
day for night {n} (cinematographic technique) :: nuit américaine {f}
day in, day out {adv} (day in, day out) :: jour après jour
day lark {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird ::
daylight {n} /ˈdeɪlaɪt/ (light from the Sun) :: jour {m}, lumière du jour {f}
daylight {n} (period of time between sunrise and sunset) :: jour {m}
daylight {n} (daybreak) SEE: daybreak ::
daylight robbery {n} (The asking of an excessive or exorbitant price) :: vol manifeste, arnaque {f}
daylight savings time {n} (daylight saving time) SEE: daylight saving time ::
daylight saving time {n} (an adjustment of the official time during summer) :: heure d'été {f}
Day of Atonement {prop} (Yom Kippur) :: Grand Pardon {m}
day off {n} (a day of vacation etc.) :: jour de congé {m}
day shift {n} :: poste de jour {m}
daytime {n} /ˈdeɪtaɪm/ (the time of daylight) :: journée {f}, jour {m}
daze {n} /deɪz/ (the state of being dazed) :: stupéfaction
daze {v} (to stun or stupefy) :: étourdir, abasourdir
dazed {adj} /deɪzd/ (in a state of shock or confusion) :: abasourdi
dazibao {n} (big-character poster) :: dazibao {m}
dazzle {v} /ˈdæzəl/ (confuse the sight) :: éblouir
dazzle {v} (figuratively) :: éblouir
DBMS {n} (database management system) :: SGBD {m}
décolletage {n} /dɪˈkɒlətɑːʒ/ (low neckline) :: décolletage {m}, décolleté {m}
DCT {n} (discrete cosine transform) :: TCD
D-Day {n} (June 6, 1944) :: Jour J
D-Day {n} (date of any major event planned for the future) :: Jour J
DDO {prop} (Dollard-des-Ormeaux) :: DDO
de- {prefix} /diː/ (reversal, undoing or removing) :: dé-
DEA {initialism} (Drug Enforcement Administration) :: DEA {f}, stups {m-p}
DEA {initialism} (diethanolamine) :: DEA {f}
deacetylation {n} (reaction that removes acetyl groups from a molecule) :: désacétylation {f}
deacon {n} /ˈdiːkən/ (a designated minister of charity in the early Church) :: diacre {m}
deacon {n} (a clergyman ranked directly below a priest) :: diacre {m}
deacon {n} (lay leader of a Protestant congregation) :: diacre {m}, diaconesse {f}
deaconess {n} /ˌdiːkəˈnes/ (female deacon) :: diaconesse {f}
deactivatable {adj} :: désactivable
deactivate {v} /ˌdiːˈæktɪveɪt/ (to make something inactive or no longer effective) :: désactiver
dead {adj} /dɛd/ (no longer alive) :: mort
dead {n} (time when coldness, darkness, or stillness is most intense) :: milieu {m}, cœur {m}, profondeurs {f-p}
dead {n} (those who have died) :: morts {m-p}
dead and buried {adj} (moot, passed) :: mort et enterré
dead as a doornail {adj} (unquestionably dead) :: mort et bien mort
dead donkey {n} (news item of no real significance) :: chiens écrasés {m}
dead drop {n} (A location used to pass items between two people in secret) :: boite aux lettres morte {f}
deaden {v} /ˈdɛdən/ (To render less lively) :: endormir
deaden {v} (To make soundproof) :: assourdir, isoler
dead end {n} (street or path that goes nowhere) :: cul-de-sac {m}, impasse {f}
dead-end {n} (road with no exit) SEE: dead end ::
dead-end {adj} /ˈdɛdɛnd/ (blocked) :: sans issue
deadfall {n} (cheap, rough bar or saloon) SEE: dive ::
dead fish {n} (sexual partner who lies flat during sex) :: étoile de mer
dead in the water {adj} (without inertia) :: sans erre
dead language {n} (language with no native speakers) :: langue morte {f}, langue ancienne {f}
deadline {n} /ˈdɛdˌlaɪn/ (date on or before which something must be completed) :: date butoir {f}, date limite {f}, échéance {f}
dead link {n} (hypertext link that points to a webpage that is permanently unavailable) :: lien mort {m}
deadlock {n} /ˈdɛdlɑk/ (standstill) :: impasse {f}
deadlock {n} (computing) :: interblocage {m}, étreinte fatale {f}
deadly {adj} /ˈdɛd.li/ (lethal) :: mortel, fatal, létal
deadly {adj} (very boring) :: mortel
deadly nightshade {n} (deadly nightshade; Atropa belladonna) :: belladone {f}
deadly sin {n} (any of the seven deadly sins) :: péché capital
dead man's switch {n} (dead man's switch) :: homme-mort {m}
dead men tell no tales {proverb} /dɛd mɛn tɛl nəʊ teɪlz/ (a dead person can no longer reveal information) :: les morts ne parlent pas
deadnettle {n} /ˈdɛdnɛtəl/ (plant of the genus Lamium) :: lamier {m}
dead or alive {adj} (wanted poster term) :: mort ou vif
deadpan {adj} /ˈdɛdpæn/ (deliberately impassive or expressionless (as a face or look)) :: pince-sans-rire
dead ringer {n} (someone or something that very closely resembles another; someone or something easily mistaken for another) :: portrait craché {m}
Dead Sea {prop} (lake in the Middle East) :: mer Morte {f}
dead soldier {n} (empty container) :: [slang] cadavre {m}
deadwood {n} /ˈdɛd.wʊd/ (People or things judged to be superfluous to an organization or project.) :: potiche {f}
deaf {adj} /dɛf/ (unable to hear) :: sourd
deaf {n} (deaf people considered as a group) :: les sourds {m-p}
deaf {n} (a single deaf person) SEE: deaf person ::
deaf aid {n} (hearing aid) SEE: hearing aid ::
deaf as a doorpost {adj} (stone deaf) SEE: stone deaf ::
deaf as a post {adj} (stone deaf) SEE: stone deaf ::
deafen {v} /ˈdɛfən/ (to make deaf) :: assourdir
deafening {adj} /ˈdɛfənɪŋ(ɡ)/ (loud enough to cause hearing loss) :: assourdissant {m}
deafening silence {n} (noteworthy silence or absence or response signifying disapproval or lack of enthusiasm) :: silence de mort {m}
deaf-mute {adj} (unable to hear or speak) :: sourd-muet
deaf-mute {n} (person who is unable to hear or speak) :: sourd-muet {m}, sourde-muette {f}
deafness {n} /ˈdɛfnəs/ (condition of being deaf) :: surdité {f}
deaf person {n} (deaf person - translation entry) :: sourd {m}
deal {n} /diːl/ (division, share) :: part
deal {v} (to distribute (cards)) :: distribuer
deal {v} (to take action; to act) :: agir
deal {v} (to trade) :: faire le commerce
deal {v} (to handle, manage) :: faire face (à), traiter (avec)
deal {n} (distribution of cards) :: pli {m}, donne {f}
deal {n} (instance of buying or selling) :: marché {m}
deal {n} (agreement, arrangement) :: contrat {m}
dealer {n} /ˈdiːlə(ɹ)/ (one who peddles illicit drugs, especially to teenagers) :: dealer
deal with {v} (handle verbally or in some form of artistic expression) :: traiter
deal with {v} (take action with respect to (someone or something)) :: avoir affaire à, aborder
deal with {v} (come to terms with successfully) :: gérer
dean {n} /diːn/ (senior official in college or university) :: doyen {m}
dean {n} (senior member of a group) :: doyen, doyenne {f}
dear {adj} /dɪɹ/ (loved; lovable) :: cher
dear {adj} (precious to or greatly valued by someone) :: cher
dear {adj} (high in price; expensive) :: cher, coûteux
dear {adj} (formal way of addressing) :: cher
dear {adj} (an informal way of addressing the recipient in a letter's opening line) :: cher
dear {adj} (a formal way to start (often after my) addressing somebody one likes or regards kindly) :: cher
dear {n} (beloved#noun) SEE: beloved ::
dear {adj} (sore) SEE: sore ::
dearest {n} /ˈdɪəɹɪst/ (a beloved person; a term of endearment) :: chéri {m}, chérie {f}
dear me {interj} (good heavens) SEE: good heavens ::
dearness {n} (quality of having great value) :: cherté
dearth {n} /dɝθ/ (period when food is rare) :: disette {f}
dearth {n} (scarcity) :: pénurie {f}
death {n} /dɛθ/ (cessation of life) :: mort {f}, décès {m}
death {n} (personification of death) :: camarde {f} [poetic]
death {n} (Tarot) :: la mort, l'arcane sans nom
Death {prop} (the personification of death) :: Mort {f}
death adder {n} (Acanthophis) :: faiseur de mort
deathbed {n} /ˈdɛθbɛd/ (the bed on which someone dies) :: lit de mort {m}
deathblow {n} /ˈdɛθbləʊ/ (strike or blow) :: coup {m} fatal, coup de grâce {m}
deathblow {n} (something that prevents the completion, or ends the existence of some project etc) :: coup {m} fatal
death camp {n} (facility) :: camp d'extermination {m} [extermination camp]
death certificate {n} (document) :: acte de décès {m}
death erection {n} (post-mortem priapism) :: érection post mortem {f}, érection terminale {f}
death knell {n} (tolling of a bell announcing death) :: glas {m}
death knell {n} (sign foretelling the death or destruction of something) :: glas {m}
deathlike {adj} (deadly) SEE: deadly ::
deathlore {n} (study of human aspects of death) :: thanatologie
death march {n} (forced movement of people in such circumstances that many die during the journey) :: marches de la mort {f-p}
death mask {n} (plaster or similar cast) :: masque mortuaire {m}, masque funéraire {m}
deathmatch {n} /ˈdɛθ.mætʃ/ (competitive mode) :: match à mort {m}, combat à mort {m}
death penalty {n} (state punishment of death) :: peine de mort {f}, peine capitale {f}, punition capitale {f}
death rate {n} (the number of deaths) :: taux de mortalité {m}
death row {n} (section of a prison which houses those inmates who are sentenced to death) :: couloir de la mort {m}
death sentence {n} (sentence) :: arrêt de mort {m}, sentence de mort {f}, condamnation à mort {f}
death's-head {n} (a human skull, as symbol of death) :: tête de mort {f}
Death Valley {prop} (valley in California and Nevada) :: Vallée de la mort {f}
death warrant {n} (warrant that authorizes capital punishment) :: condamnation à mort {f}
death wish {n} (desire for the death of oneself or of someone else) :: pulsion de mort {f}
debacle {n} /dɪˈbɑ.kəl/ (event or enterprise that ends suddenly and disastrously) :: fiasco {m}, débâcle {f}
debacle {n} (break up of a natural dam) :: débâcle {f}
debark {v} (to disembark) SEE: disembark ::
debarker {n} :: écorceur {m}
debase {v} /dɪˈbeɪs/ (lower in character, etc) :: abâtardir
debatable {adj} /dɪˈbeɪtəbəɫ]/ (controversial) :: discutable, débattable
debate {n} /dɪˈbeɪt/ (argument, or discussion, usually in an ordered or formal setting) :: débat {m}
debate {n} (informal and spirited but generally civil discussion of opposing views) :: débat {m}
debate {n} (discussion of opposing views) :: discussion {f}
debate {v} (participate in a debate) :: débattre
debater {n} /dɪˈbeɪtə(ɹ)/ (one who debates or participates in a debate; one who argues.) :: débatteur {m}, débatteuse {f}
debater {n} (one who debates or participates in a debate; one who argues.) :: débatteur {m}
debauch {n} (orgy) SEE: orgy ::
debauch {n} /dɪˈbɔːt͡ʃ/ (act of debauchery) :: débauche {f}
debauch {v} ((transitive) to morally corrupt someone; to seduce) :: débaucher
debauched {adj} /dɪˈbɔːtʃt/ (corrupted, immoral) :: débauché {m}, libertin {m}
debauchery {n} /dɪˈbɔː.t͡ʃə.ɹi/ (debauchery) :: débauche {f}
debenture {n} /dɪˈbɛntjʊə/ (certificate that certifies an amount of money owed to someone) :: debenture {f}
debenture {n} ((finance) a type of bond) :: debenture {f}, obligation {f}
debilitate {v} /dəˈbɪləteɪt/ (to make feeble; to weaken) :: débiliter
debility {n} /dɪˈbɪlɪti/ (state of weakness) :: débilité {f}, fatigue {f}
debit card {n} (card taking money directly from the bank account) :: carte de débit {f}
Deborah {prop} /ˈdɛbəɹə/ (biblical character) :: Débora
Deborah {prop} (female given name) :: Déborah
Debrecen {prop} (city in Hungary) :: Debrecen
debris {n} /dəˈbɹiː/ (rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed) :: débris {m}
debris {n} (ruins of a broken-down structure) :: débris {m}
debt {n} /dɛt/ (action, state of mind, or object one has an obligation to perform for another) :: dette {f}
debt {n} (money that one person or entity owes or is required to pay to another) :: dette {f}
debt {n} :: dette
debt-laden {adj} (having debt) :: criblé de dettes
debtor {n} /ˈdɛt.ə/ (a person or firm that owes money) :: débiteur {m}, débitrice {f}
debt relief {n} (forgiveness of debt) :: annulation de la dette {f}
debt-ridden {adj} (dominated by debt) :: criblé de dettes {m}
debug {v} /diˈbʌɡ/ (to search for malfunctioning elements) :: déboguer
debug {v} (to remove insects) :: désinsectiser
debugger {n} /diːˈbʌɡə(ɹ)/ (computer program) :: débogueur
debugging {n} /diːˈbʌɡɪŋ/ (the process of finding and resolving bugs or defects that prevent correct operation of computer software or a system) :: débogage {m}
debunk {v} /dɪˈbʌŋk/ (to discredit or expose the falsehood of something) :: dévoiler, se déconsidérer, mettre en pièces, réduire à néant, jeter l'opprobre sur, se discréditer
deburr {v} /diːˈbɜː(ɹ)/ (remove burrs) :: ébavurer
deburring tool {n} (tool) :: ébarboir {m}, boësse {f}
debut {n} /deɪˈbjuː/ (a performer's first-time performance to the public) :: première
debutant {n} /ˈdɛbjuːtənt/ (debuting male) :: débutant {m}
deca- {prefix} /dɛkə-/ :: déca-
decade {n} /ˈdɛkeɪd/ (a period of ten years) :: décennie {f}
decade {n} (a series of ten things) :: dizaine, décade
decadence {n} /ˈdɛkədəns/ (state of moral or artistic decline or deterioration) :: décadence {f}, décadentisme {m}
decadent {adj} /ˈdɛkədənt/ (characterized by moral or cultural decline) :: décadent
decadent {n} (person affected by moral decay) :: décadent {m}, décadente {f}
decaf {n} /ˈdiːkæf/ (a decaffeinated drink) :: déca {m}
decaffeinated {adj} /diːˈkæfiːneɪtəd/ (From which caffeine has been removed) :: décaféiné
decagon {n} /ˈdɛ.kə.ɡɑn/ (polygon with ten sides) :: décagone {m}
decahedron {n} /ˌdɛkəˈhiːdɹən/ (polyhedron with ten faces) :: décaèdre {m}
decakatal {n} (an SI unit of catalytic activity) :: décakatal
decal {v} /ˈdiːkæl/ (design or picture to be transferred) :: autocollant {m}
decalcify {v} /diːˈkæɫsɪfaɪ]/ (to deprive of calcareous matter) :: décalcifier
decalcomania {n} /diːˌkæɫkəˈmeɪnɪə]/ (the process of transferring designs onto surfaces using decals) :: décalcomanie {f}
decalin {n} (decahydronaphthalene) :: décaline {f}
Decalogue {prop} (the Ten Commandments) SEE: Ten Commandments ::
Decalogue {n} /ˈdɛkəlɒɡ/ (set of rules) :: décalogue {m}
Decameron {prop} /dɪˈkæməɹən/ (collection of 100 novellas by Boccaccio) :: Décaméron {m}
decameter {n} (decametre) SEE: decametre ::
decametre {n} /ˈdɛkəmiːtə(ɹ)/ (the length of 10 metres) :: décamètre {m}
decane {n} (decane) :: décane {m}
decannulate {v} (to remove a cannula from the atrium or aorta) :: décanuler
decanoic acid {n} (capric acid) SEE: capric acid ::
decant {v} /dəˈkænt/ (to pour off gently so as not to disturb the sediment; to decant wine) :: décanter
decant {v} (to pour from one vessel into another) :: transvaser
decantation {n} /ˌdiːkænˈteɪʃən/ (act of decanting) :: transvasement {m}, décantation {f}
decanter {n} /dɪˈkæntə(ɹ)/ (vessel for decanting) :: décanteur {m}
decaoxide {n} /ˌdɛkəˈɒksaɪd/ :: décaoxyde {m}
decapitate {v} (remove the head of) SEE: behead ::
decapitated {adj} /dɪˈkæpɪteɪtəd/ (with the head removed) :: décapité, décolleté
decapitation {n} /dɪkæpɪˈteɪʃən/ (beheading) :: décapitation {f}
decapitator {n} (beheader) SEE: beheader ::
decathlete {n} /diːˈkæθliːt/ (athlete who competes in the decathlon) :: décathlonien {m}, décathlonienne {f}, décathlète {m} {f}
decathlon {n} /diːˈkæθlɒn/ (athletic contest) :: décathlon {m}
decay {n} /di.ˈkeɪ/ (process or result of being gradually decomposed) :: décrépitude {f}
decay {n} :: déchéance {f}
decay {v} (to deteriorate) :: pourrir
decay {v} :: pourrir, se désintégrer (nucléaire)
decay chain {n} :: chaîne de désintégration {f}
decease {n} /dɪˈsiːs/ (departure, especially departure from this life; death) :: décès
decease {v} (to die) :: décéder, expirer, mourir, trépasser
deceased {adj} /di.ˈsist/ (no longer alive) :: décédé
deceased {n} (dead person) :: défunt
deceased {n} (plural: dead people) :: défunts
deceit {n} /dɪˈsiːt/ (act or behavior intended to deceive) :: tromperie {f}, ruse {f}
deceit {n} (act or fact of deceiving) :: tromperie {f}
deceit {n} (legal: fraudulent representation of a material fact) :: fraude {f}
deceit {n} :: tromperie
deceitful {adj} /dɪˈsiːtfʊl/ (deliberately misleading or cheating) :: trompeur {m}, tricheur {m}
deceitful {adj} (deceptive) :: trompeur {m}
deceive {v} /dɪˈsiːv/ (trick or mislead) :: tromper, leurrer, séduire
deceiver {n} /dɪˈsiːvə(ɹ)/ (person who lies or deceives) :: trompeur, trompeuse {f}
decelerate {v} /diːˈsɛləɹeɪt/ (reduce the acceleration of something) :: ralentir, décélérer
decelerate {v} (to go slower) :: (se) ralentir décélérer
deceleration {n} /dɪˌsɛləˈɹeɪʃən/ (the act or process of decelerating) :: décélération {f}
December {prop} /dɪ.ˈsɛm.bəɹ/ (twelfth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: décembre {m}
Decembrist {n} (sympathizer of the Decembrist revolt) :: décabriste {m} {f}
decency {n} /ˈdiːsənsi/ (quality of being decent) :: décence
decennium {n} /dɪˈsɛnɪəm/ (period of 10 years) :: décennie
decent {adj} /ˈdiːsənt/ (showing integrity, fairness, moral uprightness) :: intègre
decent {adj} (sufficiently clothed) :: décent {m}
decent {adj} (fair; good enough; okay) :: décent
decent {adj} (significant; substantial) :: substantiel
decentralization {n} /diːsɛntɹəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (the action of decentralizing) :: décentralisation {f}
decentralized {adj} /diːˈsɛntɹəlaɪzd/ (not centralized) :: décentralisé
deception {n} /dɪˈsɛpʃən/ (instance of actions fabricated to mislead) :: tromperie {f}, supercherie {f}
deceptive {adj} /dɪ.ˈsɛp.tɪv/ (misleading, attempting to deceive) :: trompeur, qui induit en erreur, illusoire, mensonger (note: décevant is a false friend meaning disappointing)
deceptive advertising {n} (exaggerated advertising that attempts to deceive) :: publicité mensongère
deceptively {adv} /dɪˈsɛptɪvli/ (in a deceptive manner) :: fallacieusement
deci- {prefix} (one tenth (1/10)) :: déci-
decibel {n} /ˈdɛsɪbɛl/ (a common measure of sound intensity) :: décibel {m}
decide {v} /dɪˈsaɪd/ (to resolve or settle) :: décider
decide {v} (give judgement) :: décider
decided {adj} /dɪˈsaɪdəd/ (determined) :: décidé
decidedly {adv} /dɪˈsaɪdɪdli/ (in a decided manner) :: décidément
decidedly {adv} (in a manner which leaves no question) :: clairement
decidua {n} /dɪˈsɪdʒʊə/ (a mucous membrane that lines the uterus) :: membrane déciduale {f}, caduque {f}
deciduous {adj} /dɪˈsɪd.ju.əs/ (describing a part that falls off, or is shed) :: décidual
deciduous {adj} (of or pertaining to trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season) :: caduc, caducifolié
deciduous tooth {n} (baby tooth) SEE: milk tooth ::
decigrade {n} /ˈdɛsɪɡɹeɪd/ (angular measure) :: décigrade {m}
decigram {n} /ˈdɛsɪɡɹæm/ (metric measurement) :: décigramme
deciliter {n} (decilitre) SEE: decilitre ::
decilitre {n} /ˈdɛsɪliːtə(ɹ)/ (a unit of volume, decilitre) :: décilitre {m}
decimal {n} /ˈdɛsɪməl/ (number system) :: décimal {m}, système décimal {m}
decimal {adj} (concerning numbers expressed in decimal or calculations using decimal) :: décimal
decimal {n} (number expressed in this system) SEE: decimal number ::
decimal {n} (decimal place) SEE: decimal place ::
decimal fraction {n} (fractional part of a decimal number) :: fraction décimale {f}
decimal number {n} (number expressed in the decimal system) :: nombre décimal {m}
decimal place {n} (position of digit to the right of the decimal point) :: décimale {f}
decimal point {n} (the point used in English mathematics) :: point {m}, point décimal {m}
decimal point {n} (the decimal mark symbol, characteristic to the native tongue) :: virgule {f}
decimal point {n} (decimal place) SEE: decimal place ::
decimate {v} /ˈdɛ.sə.meɪt/ (Roman history: to kill one out of ten men) :: décimer
decimate {v} :: décimer
decimate {v} (to collect or pay a tithe) SEE: tithe ::
decimeter {n} (decimetre) SEE: decimetre ::
decimetre {n} /ˈdɛsɪmiːtəɹ/ (one-tenth of a metre) :: décimètre {m}
decipher {v} /dɪˈsaɪfə(ɹ)/ (to decode or decrypt a code or cipher) :: déchiffrer
decipherable {adj} /dɪˈsaɪfəɹəbəɫ]/ (that can be deciphered) :: déchiffrable
decipherment {n} (the analysis of documents written in ancient languages) :: déchiffrement {f}
decisecond {n} /ˈdɛsɪsɛkənd/ (a unit of time) :: déciseconde {f}
decision {n} /dɪˈsɪʒən/ (choice or judgement) :: décision {f}
decision {n} :: décision {f}
decisional {adj} /dɪˈsɪʒənəɫ]/ (of or pertaining to decisions) :: décisionnel
decisive {adj} /dɪˈsaɪsɪv/ (having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy) :: décisif
decisive {adj} (marked by promptness and decision) :: ferme {m} {f}, décidé {m}, décidée {f}
decisively {adv} /dɪˈsaɪsɪvli/ (in a decisive manner) :: de manière décisive
deck {n} /dɛk/ (pack of playing cards) :: jeu de cartes
deck {n} (floorlike covering on a ship) :: pont {m}
deck {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate ::
deck {v} (dress up) SEE: dress up ::
deck chair {n} (a folding chair with a wooden frame) :: transat {m}
deck out {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate ::
deck out {v} (dress up) SEE: dress up ::
declaim {v} /dɪˈkleɪm/ (to recite in theatrical way) :: déclamer, scander, réciter
declamatorily {adv} :: déclamatoirement
declaration {n} /ˌdɛkləˈɹeɪʃən/ (written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief) :: déclaration {f}
declaration {n} (list of items for various legal purposes) :: déclaration {f}
declaration {n} (act or process of declaring) :: déclaration {f}
declaration of war {n} (a formal announcement by an entity that it is in a state of war with another entity) :: déclaration de guerre {f}
declarative {adj} /dɪˈklæɹətɪv/ (In grammar) :: déclaratif
declarator {n} /ˈdɛkləɹeɪtə(ɹ)/ (A legal declaration) :: déclaration {f}
declarator {n} (A legal declaration) :: déclarateur {m}
declaratory {adj} /dɛˈklæɹətɹi/ (serving to declare or explain) :: déclaratoire
declare {v} /dɪˈklɛɚ/ (to make clear, explain) :: expliquer
declare {v} (to make a declaration) :: déclarer
declare {v} (to announce one's support, choice, opinion, etc) :: déclarer
declare {v} (to announce something formally or officially) :: déclarer
declare {v} (to affirm or state something emphatically) :: déclarer
declare war {v} (initiate a state of war) :: déclarer la guerre
declension {n} /dɪˈklɛn.ʃən/ (act) :: déclinaison {f}
declension {n} (way of categorizing) :: déclinaison {f}
declensional {adj} /dɪˈklɛnʃənəɫ/ (pertaining to declension) :: déclinatif
declericalization {n} :: décléricalisation {f}
declericalize {v} :: décléricaliser
declinable {adj} /dɪˈklaɪnəbəɫ/ (capable of being declined) :: déclinable
declination {n} (declension) SEE: declension ::
declination {n} /ˌdɛklɪˈneɪʃən/ (at a given point, the angle between magnetic north and true north) :: déclinaison {f}
declination {n} (at a given point, the angle between the line connecting this point with the geographical center of the earth and the equatorial plane) :: déclinaison {f}
decline {n} /dɪˈklaɪn/ (downward movement, fall) :: déclin {m}
decline {n} (weakening) :: déclin {m}
decline {v} (weaken) :: décliner, péricliter
decline {v} (refuse) :: refuser, décliner
decline {v} (inflect) :: décliner
decline {v} (run through from first to last) :: décliner
decline {v} (American football or Canadian football: reject a penalty against an opposing team) :: refuser
declivity {n} /dɪˈklɪvɪti/ (downward slope) :: déclivité {f}
decoction {n} /dɪˈkɒkʃən/ (an extraction or essence) :: décoction {f}
decode {v} /dɪˈkəʊd/ (to convert from an encrypted form to plain text) :: décoder
decoherence {n} /diːkəʊˈhɪəɹəns/ (in physics) :: décohérence {f}
decollate {v} (behead) SEE: behead ::
decollete {adj} /dɪˈkɒləteɪ/ (having a low-cut neckline) :: décolleté
decolonization {n} /diːˌkɒl.ə.naɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ (freeing of a colony from dependent status) :: décolonisation {f}
decolonize {v} /diːˈkɒlənaɪz/ (to release from the status of colony) :: décoloniser
decommission {v} /diːkəˈmɪʃən/ (to take out of service or to render unusable) :: déclasser
decommunization {n} (act, process, or result of decommunizing) :: décommunisation {f}
decommunize {v} (To divest of communism) :: décommuniser
decompaction {n} /diːkəmˈpækʃən/ (the act of making something less compact) :: décompactage {m}
decompile {v} /diːkəmˈpaɪl/ (to recreate the original source code) :: décompiler
decompiler {n} /diːkəmˈpaɪlə(ɹ)/ (computer program) :: décompilateur
decompose {v} /ˌdiːkəmˈpəʊz/ (to separate) :: décomposer
decompose {v} (to decay) :: se décomposer
decomposer {n} /diːkəmˈpəʊzə(ɹ)/ (organism feeding off decomposing organic material) :: décomposeur {m}
decomposition {n} /diːˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən/ (biological process) :: décomposition {f}
decomposition {n} (act of taking something apart) :: démontage {m}
decomposition {n} (splitting into constituent parts) :: décomposition {f}
decompression sickness {n} (condition from rapid decompression) :: maladie de décompression {f}, maladie des caissons {f}
deconfessionalization {n} (removal of influence of a religion) :: déconfessionnalisation {f}
deconfessionalize {v} :: déconfessionnaliser
decongest {v} /diːkənˈdʒɛst/ (free from congestion) :: décongestionner
decongestant {n} /diːkənˈdʒɛstənt/ (drug that relieves congestion) :: décongestionnant {m}
deconstruct {v} /diːkənˈstɹʌkt/ (break down) :: déconstruire
deconstruction {n} (disassembly) SEE: disassembly ::
decontaminate {v} /diːkənˈtæmɪneɪt/ (to remove contamination from (something), rendering it safe) :: décontaminer
decontamination {n} /diːkənˌtæmɪˈneɪʃən/ (process of removing contamination) :: décontamination {f}
decorate {v} /ˈdɛkəɹeɪt/ (to furnish with decorations) :: décorer, orner
decorate {v} (to improve the appearance of a house, room, office and so forth) :: décorer
decoration {n} /ˌdɛkəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act of adorning) :: décoration {f}
decoration {n} (that which adorns) :: décoration {f}
decoration {n} (any mark of honor to be worn upon the person) :: décoration {f}
decorator {n} /ˈdɛkəˌɹeɪtə(ɹ)/ (one who decorates) :: décorateur {m}, décoratrice {f}
decorum {n} /dɪˈkɔːɹəm/ (appropriate social behavior; propriety) :: décorum {m}
decossackization {n} :: décosaquisation {f}
decoy {n} /ˈdiːkɔɪ/ (person or object meant to lure something to danger) :: leurre {m}, appât {m}
decoy {n} (animal used by hunters to lure game) :: leurre {m}
decoy {v} (to act or use a decoy) :: piéger
decrease {v} /dɪˈkɹiːs/ (become smaller) :: diminuer
decrease {v} (make smaller) :: diminuer, réduire
decree {n} /dɪˈkɹiː/ (edict or law) :: décret {m}
decree {n} :: décret {m}, ordonnance {f}
decree {v} (to command by a decree) :: décréter
decrepit {adj} /dɪˈkɹɛp.ɪt/ (weakened or worn out) :: décrépit, décati
decriminalization {n} /diːˌkɹɪmɪnəlaɪzˈeɪʃən/ (making something no longer illegal) :: décriminalisation {f}, dépénalisation {f}
decry {v} /dɪˈkɹaɪ/ (to denounce as harmful) :: décrier, dénoncer
decrypt {v} /dɪˈkɹɪpt/ (to convert back to plain text) :: déchiffrer
decryption {n} /dɪˈkɹɪpʃən/ (decoding) :: décryptage
dectuple {adj} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold ::
dectuple {v} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold ::
decubitus {n} (posture) :: décubitus {m}
decubitus {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore ::
decuple {adj} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold ::
decuple {v} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold ::
decurdling {n} :: décaillage {m}
decurion {n} /dɪˈkjʊəɹɪən/ (officer) :: décurion {m}
decurion {n} (member of government) :: décurion {m}
dedicate {v} /ˈdɛdɪkeɪt/ (to set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate) :: consacrer, vouer
dedicate {v} (to set apart for a special use) :: destiner
dedicate {v} (to commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action) :: se consacrer, se dévouer
dedicate {v} (to address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection) :: dédier
dedicate {v} (to open (a building, for example) to public use) :: inaugurer
dedicate {v} (to show to the public for the first time) :: inaugurer
dedicated {adj} /ˈdɛdɪkeɪtəd/ (devoted, loyal, conscientious) :: dévoué
dedication {n} /ˌdɛdɪˈkeɪʃən/ (note prefixed to a work of art) :: dédicace {f}
dedovshchina {n} /dʲɪdɐfˈɕːinə/ (bullying in the Soviet/Russian army) :: dedovchtchina {f}
deduce {v} /dɪˈduːs/ (reach conclusion by logic) :: déduire
deduct {v} /dɪˈdʌkt/ (to take one thing from another) :: décompter, déduire
deductible {n} (excess) SEE: excess ::
deductible {adj} /dɪˈdʌktəbəɫ]/ (eligible to be deducted) :: déductible
deduction {n} /dɪˈdʌkʃən/ (that which is subtracted or removed) :: déduction {f}
deduction {n} (sum that can be removed from tax calculations) :: déduction {f}
deduction {n} (process of reasoning) :: déduction
deduction {n} (conclusion) :: déduction {f}
deduction {n} (ability or skill to deduce) :: déduction {f}
deductive {adj} /dɪˈdʌktɪv/ (of, pertaining to, or based on deduction) :: déductif
deductivism {n} /dɪˈdʌktɪvɪzəm/ :: déductivisme {m}
dee {n} /diː/ (name of the letter D, d) :: {m}
deed {n} /diːd/ (action) :: acte {m}, action {f}, œuvre {f} [theology]
deed {n} (brave or noteworthy action, feat or exploit) :: exploit {m}, haut fait {m}
deed {n} (legal contract) :: acte notarié {m}
deem {v} /diːm/ (to hold in belief or estimation) :: estimer, croire
deem {v} (to have or hold as an opinion) :: considérer, croire
deem {n} (an opinion, judgment) SEE: opinion ::
deep {adj} /diːp/ (having its bottom far down) :: profond
deep {adj} (profound) :: profond
deep {adj} (thick in a vertical direction) :: épais
deep {adj} (of a sound or voice, low in pitch) :: grave
deep {adj} (of a color, dark and highly saturated) :: foncé {m}, foncée {f}
deep {n} (the sea, the ocean) :: profondeurs {f-p}
deep blue {adj} (dark blue) SEE: navy ::
deep drawing {n} (metal forming process) :: emboutissage {m}
deepen {v} /ˈdiːpən/ (to make deep or deeper) :: approfondir
deepen {v} (to make darker or more intense) :: intensifier
deepen {v} (to make more poignant) :: intensifier
deepen {v} (to become deeper) :: devenir plus profond
deepen {v} :: approfondir
deep-fat fryer {n} (heated vessel for frying food by immersing in hot fat or oil) SEE: deep fryer ::
deep freeze {n} (freezer) SEE: freezer ::
deep-fry {v} (to cook by immersing the food in hot fat) :: faire frire
deep fryer {n} (vessel for deep frying) :: friteuse {f}
deep learning {n} :: apprentissage profond
deep link {n} :: lien profond {m}
deeply {adv} /ˈdiːpli/ (at depth) :: profondément
deep sea {n} (open sea) SEE: open sea ::
deep-sea prawn {n} (Pandalus borealis) :: crevette nordique
deep space {n} (All of space beyond the gravitational influence of Earth) :: espace lointain
deep state {n} /ˈdiːp ˈsteɪt/ (large group of people believed to have long-lasting political influence) :: état profond {m}
deepthroat {v} /diːp.θɹəʊt/ (To perform fellatio or irrumation on a man.) :: irrumer
deep water {n} (waters suitable for deep-draft ships) :: eau profond {m}
deep water {n} (difficult or embarrassing situation) :: profonde détresse {f}, être dans de beaux draps [verb: to be in deep water]
deepwater prawn {n} (Pandalus borealis) :: crevette nordique
deer {n} /dɪɹ/ (animal of the family Cervidae) :: cerf {m}, chevreuil {m}
deer {n} (meat from the animal) SEE: venison ::
deer meat {n} (venison) SEE: venison ::
deer mouse {n} (Peromyscus) :: souris sylvestre {f}
deerslaughter {n} (killing of deer) :: cérvicide
de facto {adj} /ˌdeɪˈfæktoʊ/ (in fact or in practice) :: de facto, de fait
defamation {n} /ˌdɛfəˈmeɪʃən/ (act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication) :: diffamation {f}
defamatory {adj} /dɪˈfæmətɔɹi/ (damaging to someone's reputation) :: diffamant, diffamatoire
defame {v} /dɪˈfeɪm/ (to harm, to diminish the reputation of) :: diffamer
default {n} /dɪˈfɔːlt/ ((finance) condition of failing to meet an obligation) :: défaut {m}
defeat {v} /dɪˈfiːt/ (to overcome in battle or contest) :: vaincre, défaire
defeat {n} (the act of being defeated, of losing) :: défaite {f}
defeat {n} (to be checked and sorted: the act of defeating or being defeated) :: défaite {f}
defeatism {n} /dɪˈfiːtɪzəm/ (acceptance of defeat without struggle) :: défaitisme
defeatist {adj} /dɪˈfiːtɪst/ (of, or relating to defeatism) :: défaitiste
defeatist {n} (someone who advocates defeatism, or has such an attitude) :: défaitiste {m} {f}
defecate {v} /ˈdɛfɪkeɪt/ :: déféquer, aller à la selle, couler un bronze [colloquial]
defecation {n} /ˌdɛfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act or process of voiding excrement) :: défécation {f}
defect {n} /ˈdiːfɛkt/ (fault or malfunction) :: défaut {m}
defect {v} (to abandon; to change one's loyalty) :: déserter, passer à
defection {n} /dɪˈfɛkʃən/ (act or incidence of defecting) :: défection {f}
defective {adj} /dɪˈfɛktɪv/ (having one or more defects) :: défectueux
defective {adj} (having only some forms) :: défectif {m}
defective verb {n} (verb with an incomplete conjugation) :: verbe défectif {m}
defector {n} /dɪˈfɛktə(ɹ)/ (one who defects) :: transfuge {m}
defence {n} (defence) SEE: defense ::
defenceless {adj} (defenceless) SEE: defenseless ::
defenceman {n} (defender in ice hockey and lacrosse) :: défenseur {m}
defend {v} /dɛˈfɛnd/ (ward off attacks from) :: défendre
defendant {n} /dɪˈfɛndənt/ (person prosecuted or sued, the accused) :: inculpé {m}, inculpée {f}, défendeur {m}, défenderesse {f}
defender {n} /dɪˈfɛndə(ɹ)/ (someone who defends) :: défenseur {m}, défenseuse {f}
defender {n} (sports term) :: défenseur
defenestrate {v} /dəˈfɛnɪstɹeɪt/ (eject from a window) :: défenestrer
defenestration {n} /dɪˌfɛnɪˈstɹeɪʃ(ə)n/ (act of throwing out a window) :: défenestration {f}, défenestrer {f}
defense {n} /dɪˈfɛns/ (action of protecting from attack) :: défense {f}
defenseless {adj} /dɪˈfɛnsləs/ (lacking any form of defense; vulnerable; open to attack) :: sans défense
defensive {adj} /dɪˈfɛnsɪv/ :: défensif
defer {v} /dɪˈfɜː(ɹ)/ ((transitive) to delay) :: différer, reporter, remettre
deference {n} /ˈdɛ.fɚ.əns/ (great respect) :: respect {m}, déférence {f}
deference {n} (the willingness to carry out the wishes of others) :: déférence {f}
deferential {adj} /ˌdɛfəˈɹɛnʃəɫ]/ (showing deference) :: déférent
defiance {n} /dɪˈfaɪ(j)əns/ (the feeling of being defiant) :: défi {m}
defibrillate {v} /diːˈfɪbɹɪleɪt/ (To stop cardiac fibrillation to restore normal contraction, especially by using electric shock) :: défibriller
defibrillation {n} /diːˌfɪbɹɪˈleɪʃən/ (stopping of the fibrillation of the heart) :: défibrillation {f}
defibrillator {n} /diːˈfɪbɹɪleɪtə(ɹ)/ (device) :: défibrillateur {m}
deficiency {n} /dɪˈfɪʃənsi/ (inadequacy or incompleteness) :: déficience {f}
deficiency {n} (Insufficiency) :: déficience {f}, carence {f}
deficient number {n} (deficient number) :: nombre déficient {m}
deficit {n} /ˈdɛfɪsɪt/ (situation wherein spending exceeds government revenue) :: déficit budgétaire, déficit (note: déficit in French also has a broader meaning)
deficit {n} (deficiency) SEE: deficiency ::
defile {v} /dɪˈfaɪl/ (to make impure or dirty) :: souiller
defile {v} (to violate the chastity of) :: déflorer
defile {n} (single file) :: défilé
defile {v} (to march in a single file) :: défiler
definable {adj} /dɪˈfaɪnəbəɫ]/ (able to be defined) :: définissable
define {v} /dɪˈfaɪn/ (to determine) :: déterminer
define {v} (state meaning of) :: définir
define {v} (demark the limits of) :: définir
defined {adj} /dɪˈfaɪnd/ (having a definition or value) :: défini {m}
definite {adj} /ˈdɛfɪnɪt/ (having distinct limits) :: défini
definite article {n} (article introducing a noun and specifying it as the particular noun considered) :: article défini {m}
definitely {adv} /ˈdɛf.ɪnɪt.li/ (without question and beyond doubt) :: décidément, certainement, sans conteste, assurément
definitely {adv} (in a definite manner) :: décidément, [dated] assurément
definition {n} /ˌdɛfɪˈnɪʃ(ə)n/ (statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol) :: définition {f}
definition {n} (statement expressing the essential nature of something) :: définition {f}
definition {n} :: définition, [Middle French] definition
definitional {adj} /ˌdɛfɪˈnɪʃənəɫ]/ :: définitionnel
definitive {adj} /dɪˈfɪn.ɪt.ɪv/ (conclusive or decisive) :: définitif {m}, définitive {f}
definitive {n} (philately: ordinary postage stamp) :: timbre d'usage courant
deflagrate {v} /ˈdɛfləɡɹeɪt/ (to burn with intense light and heat) :: déflagrer
deflation {n} /dɪˈfleɪʃən/ (decrease in the general price level) :: déflation {f}
deflection {n} /dəˈflɛkʃən/ (act of deflecting) :: déflexion
defloration {n} (the act of deflowering) :: défloration {f}
deflower {v} /dɪˈflaʊə(ɹ)/ (to take the virginity of a woman or girl) :: déflorer
defoliate {v} /diːˈfəʊliː(j)eɪt/ (to remove foliage from plants) :: défolier
deforest {v} /dɪˈfɒɹɪst/ (to clear an area of forest) :: déboiser
deforestation {n} /dɪˌfɒɹɪsˈteɪʃən/ (process of destroying a forest) :: déforestation {f}, déboisement {m}
deform {v} /dɪˈfɔːm/ (to spoil the form of) :: déformer
deformation {n} /ˌdɛfəˈmeɪʃən/ (act of deforming, or state of being deformed) :: déformation {f}
deformed {adj} /dɪˈfɔːmd/ (unusual of shape) :: difforme
defragmentation {n} /diːˌfɹæɡmənˈteɪʃən/ (action of defragmenting) :: défragmentation
defraud {v} /dɪ.ˈfɹɔːd/ (to obtain money or property by fraud) :: escroquer, [fam] arnaquer
defray {v} /dɪˈfɹeɪ/ (to pay or discharge (a debt, expense etc.); to meet (the cost of something)) :: défrayer
defrock {v} /diːˈfɹɒk/ (remove the rights of a member of clergy) :: défroquer
defrost {v} /diːˈfɹɒst/ (to remove frost from) :: décongeler
defrost {v} (to thaw) :: décongeler
deft {adj} /dɛft/ (skillful) :: habile
defunct {adj} /ˌdiˈfʌŋkt/ (deceased) :: défunt
defuse {v} /diːˈfjuːz/ (to remove the fuse from a bomb) :: désamorcer
defuse {v} :: désamorcer
defy {v} /dɪˈfaɪ/ (to refuse to obey) :: désobéir à
defy {v} (to provoke to combat or strife) :: défier
defy {n} (challenge) SEE: challenge ::
degauss {v} /diːˈɡaʊs/ (to reduce a magnetic field) :: dégausser
degenerate {v} /dɪˈdʒɛnəɹət/ (to lose good or desirable qualities) :: dégénérer
degenerate {v} (to cause lose good or desirable qualities) :: dégénérer
degeneration {n} /dɪˌdʒɛnəˈɹeɪʃən/ (condition of a tissue or an organ in which its vitality has become diminished) :: dégénérescence {f}, dégénération {f}
degeneration {n} (gradual deterioration, from natural causes, of any class of animals or plants) :: dégénérescence {f}, dégénération {f}
deglobalization {n} /diːˌɡləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (The process of deglobalizing economies) :: démondialisation {f}
deglobalize {v} /diːˈɡləʊbəlaɪz/ (To make independent according to deglobalization) :: démondialiser
deglutination {n} /diːˌɡluːtɪˈneɪʃən/ (ungluing) :: déglutination {f}
deglutition {n} (act or process of swallowing) SEE: swallowing ::
degradable {adj} /dɪˈɡɹeɪdəbəɫ]/ (that which can be degraded) :: dégradable
degradation {n} /ˌdɛɡɹəˈdeɪʃən/ (act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing) :: dégradation {f}
degrease {v} (To remove grease from something.) :: dégraisser
degree {n} /dɪˈɡɹiː/ (in geometry: unit of angle) :: degré {m}
degree {n} (unit of temperature) :: degré {m}
degree {n} (amount, proportion, extent) :: degré {m}
degree {n} (academic award) :: diplôme {m}
degree {n} (in graph theory: the number of edges that a vertex takes part in) :: degré {m}
degree {n} ((mathematics) the maximal exponent of a polynomial) :: degré {m}, ordre {m}
degree Celsius {n} (unit of temperature) :: degré Celsius {m}
degree of freedom {n} (minimum number of coordinates usable to describe a mechanical system) :: degré de liberté {m}
degrowth {n} (negative growth) :: décroissance
degustation {n} (tasting) SEE: tasting ::
dehisce {v} /dɪˈhɪs/ ((botany) burst or split open) :: déhiscer
dehiscence {n} /dɪˈhɪsəns/ ((botany) opening of an organ by its own means) :: déhiscence {f}
dehiscence {n} ((medicine) rupture) :: déhiscence {f}
dehiscent {adj} /dɪˈhɪsənt/ (botany: which dehisces) :: déhiscent
dehort {v} (to dissuade) SEE: dissuade ::
dehumanize {v} /diːˈhjuːmənaɪz/ (to take away humanity) :: déshumaniser
dehumidifier {n} /diːˌhjuːˈmɪdɪfaɪ(j)ə(ɹ)/ (device for removing moisture from air) :: déshumidificateur {m}
dehydrate {v} /diːˈhaɪdɹeɪt/ (to lose or remove water) :: déshydrater
dehydrated {adj} /dəhˈaɪdɹeɪtəd/ (From which the water has been removed) :: déshydraté
dehydrated {adj} (Suffering from dehydration) :: déshydraté
dehydration {n} /dihaɪˈdɹeɪʃən/ (act or process of freeing from water) :: déshydratation {f}
dehydro- {prefix} (used to form the names of compounds that have lost one or more hydrogen atoms) :: déshydro-
dehydrogenase {n} /diːˌhaɪdˈɹɒdʒəneɪz/ (enzyme) :: déshydrogénase {f}
deicidal {adj} /deɪ(j)ɪˈsaɪdəɫ]/ (of or pertaining to deicide) :: déicide
deicide {n} /ˈdi.ə.saɪd/ (killing) :: déicide
deicide {n} (killer) :: déicide
deicide {n} (crucifixion) :: déicide
deictic {adj} /ˈdaɪktɪk/ (pertaining to deixis) :: déictique
deification {n} (Act of deifying) :: déification {f}
deify {v} /ˈdiː.ə.faɪ/ (to make a god of) :: déifier
deign {v} /deɪn/ ((intransitive) to condescend) :: daigner, condescendre
Dei gratia {adv} (by the Grace of God) SEE: by the Grace of God ::
Deimos {prop} /ˈdaɪməs/ (the outermost natural satellite of Mars) :: Deimos
deinterlace {v} /diːˈɪntəleɪs/ (to convert into a non-interlaced format) :: désentrelacer
deism {n} /ˈdiːɪz(ə)m/ (belief) :: déisme {m}
deity {n} /ˈdiː.ɪ.ti/ :: déité {f}, divinité {f}
deity {n} (divinity) SEE: divinity ::
deixis {n} /ˈdaɪksɪs/ (reference relying on context) :: deixis {f}, déixis {m}
dejecta {n} /dɪˈdʒɛk.tə/ (body waste) :: déjection
dejected {adj} /dɪˈdʒɛktəd/ (sad and dispirited) :: déprimé, abattu, découragé
dejection {n} /dəˈdʒɛkʃən/ (a state of melancholy or depression) :: abattement {m}
de jure {adj} /deɪ ˈd͡ʒʊɹi/ (by right) :: de jure, de droit
dekulakization {n} (repression of the kulaks) :: dékoulakisation {f}
dekulakize {v} /dɪˈkuːlakaɪz/ (collectivize the property of a wealthy peasant) :: dékoulakiser
delative case {n} (case used to indicate movement from an object) :: délatif {m}
delay {n} /dɪˈleɪ/ (period of time before an event occurs) :: délai {m}, retard {m}
delay {v} (put off until a later time) :: retarder
delectable {adj} /dɪˈlɛktəbəl/ (pleasing to the taste; delicious) :: délicieux {m}, délicieuse {f}, savoureux {m}, savoureuse {f}
delectable {n} (something that is pleasing to the taste) :: délice {m}
delegate {n} /ˈdɛlɪɡət/ (deputy, envoy, representative) :: délégué {m}, déléguée {f}
delegate {v} (to commit a task to someone) :: déléguer
delegation {n} /dɛlɪˈɡeɪʃən/ (a group of delegates) :: délégation {f}
delete {v} (to delete) SEE: strike ::
delete {v} /dɪˈliːt/ (to remove) :: supprimer
deleterious {adj} /ˌdɛləˈtɪɹi.əs/ (harmful) :: délétère
deletion {n} /dɪˈliːʃən/ (the act of deleting) :: suppression {f}
deletion {n} (mutation in which a gene, or other section of DNA, is removed from a chromosome) :: délétion, cassure chromosomique
deletion {n} :: suppression
Deleuzian {adj} :: deleuzien
Deleuzianly {adv} :: deleuzement
deleverage {v} (to reduce debt in by rapidly selling assets) :: désendetter
DELF {acronym} (DELF) :: DELF {m}
Delhi {prop} /ˈdɛli/ (National capital territory and old city in northern India) :: Delhi
deliberate {adj} /dɪˈlɪbəɹət/ (intentional) :: délibéré
deliberate {adj} (carefully considered) :: concerté
deliberate {adj} (not hasty or sudden) :: délibéré
deliberate {v} (consider carefully) :: délibérer
deliberately {adv} /dɪˈlɪb(ə)ɹətli/ (intentionally) :: exprès
deliberately {adv} :: délibérément
delicacy {n} /ˈdɛlɪkəsi/ (quality of being delicate) :: délicatesse {f}
delicacy {n} (something appealing, especially a pleasing food) :: gourmandise {f}
delicate {adj} /ˈdɛlɪkət/ (easily damaged or requiring careful handling) :: délicat
delicate {adj} :: délicat
delicately {adv} (in a delicate manner) :: délicatement
delicateness {n} (the characteristic of being delicate) :: délicatesse {f}
delicatessen {n} /ˌdɛlɪkəˈtɛsən/ (shop selling prepared foods) :: traiteur {m}, épicerie fine {f}
delicious {adj} /dəˈlɪʃəs/ (pleasing to taste) :: délicieux, savoureux, gouteux, goutu
delight {n} /dəˈlaɪt/ (joy, pleasure) :: plaisir, délice, joie
delight {v} (to give pleasure to) :: enchanter, ravir, prendre plaisir à, se délecter de
delighted {adj} /dɪˈlaɪtəd/ (Greatly pleased) :: ravi
delighted {adj} (Filled with wonder and delight) :: ravi
delightful {adj} /dəˈlaɪ̯t̚.fəɫ]/ (pleasant; pleasing) :: délicieux
Delilah {prop} /dɪˈlaɪlə/ (biblical mistress of Samson) :: Dalila
delineate {v} /dɪˈlɪniːeɪt/ (sketch out, draw or trace an outline) :: délinéer
delineate {v} (describe or depict with words or gestures) :: décrire
delineate {v} :: délimiter
delineation {n} /diːlɪniˈeɪʃən/ (an image of the outline of an object) :: ébauche {f}
delineation {n} :: délimitation {f}
delinquent {n} /dɪˈlɪŋkwənt/ (one who breaks the law) :: délinquant {m}
deliquescence {n} (condition of being deliquescent) :: déliquescence {f}
delirium {n} /dɪˈlɪɹɪəm/ (mental state of confusion) :: délire {m}
deliver {v} /dɪˈlɪvə(ɹ)/ (to give birth) :: accoucher
deliver {v} (to bring or transport something to its destination) :: livrer
deliver {v} (to hand over or surrender) :: livrer, remettre
deliverable {adj} /dɪˈlɪvɹəbəɫ/ (able to be delivered) :: livrable
deliverable {n} (end product) :: livrable {m}
deliverance {n} /dɪˈlɪvɹəns/ (Act of delivering, the state of being delivered, or something delivered) :: délivrance {f}
delivery {n} /dɪˈlɪv(ə)ɹi/ (act of conveying something) :: livraison {f}
delivery {n} (act of giving birth) :: accouchement, parturition {f}, naissance {f}
delivery {n} (administration of a drug) :: administration
deliveryman {n} (someone employed to make deliveries) :: livreur {m}
dell {n} (valley) SEE: valley ::
Delos {prop} (island) :: Délos
delouse {v} (to remove lice from) :: épouiller
Delphi {prop} /ˈdɛɫfi]/ (city of ancient Greece) :: Delphes
Delphic {adj} /ˈdɛlfɪk/ (of or relating to Delphi) :: delphique
delphinula {n} :: delphinule {f}
Delphinus {prop} (constellation) :: Dauphin {m}
delta {n} /ˈdɛltə/ (fourth letter of modern Greek alphabet) :: delta {m}
deltiology {n} /ˌdɛltɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ (study and collection of postcards) :: deltiologie {f}
deltoid {adj} (in the shape of Δ) SEE: triangular ::
deltoid {n} /ˈdɛɫtɔɪd/ (muscle) :: deltoïde {m}
deltoid {adj} (of or connected with deltoid muscle) :: deltoïde
delude {v} /dɪˈluːd/ (to deceive) :: tricher, tromper
deluge {n} /ˈdɛl.ju(d)ʒ/ (a great flood) :: déluge
deluge {n} (an overwhelming amount of something) :: déluge, avalanche {f}
deluge {v} (to flood with water) :: inonder
deluge {v} (to overwhelm) :: inonder
Deluge {prop} (the Biblical flood) :: déluge {m}, déluge universel {m}
delusion {n} /dɪˈluːʒən/ (act of deluding; deception; a misleading of the mind) :: illusion, délire {m}
delusion of grandeur {n} (False belief that one is important or powerful) :: folie des grandeurs {f}, mégalomanie {f}
deluxe {adj} /dəˈlʌks/ (fine in quality) :: de luxe
delve {v} /dɛlv/ (to dig in the ground) :: creuser
delve {v} (to search carefully for information) :: fouiller
demagogic {adj} (of or pertaining to demagogy or a demagogue) :: démagogique
demagogism {n} (The practice and principles of a demagogue) :: démagogie {f}
demagogue {n} /ˈdɛməɡɑɡ/ ((historical) a leader of the people) :: démagogue {m} {f}, démagogues {m-p} {f-p}
demagogue {n} ((pejorative) a political orator or leader who gains favor by pandering to or exciting the passions and prejudices of the audience rather than by using rational argument) :: démagogue {m} {f}
demagoguery {n} (rhetoric) :: démagogie {f}
demagogy {n} (demagogism) :: démagogie {f}
demand {n} /dɪˈmænd/ (desire to purchase goods and services) :: demande {f}
demand {n} (economics: amount a consumer is willing to buy at a particular price) :: demande
demand {n} (order) :: exige
demand {v} (to request forcefully) :: exiger
demanding {adj} /dəˈmændɪŋ/ (requiring much endurance, strength, or patience) :: éprouvant, exigeant
demarcation {n} /ˌdɛmɑːˈkeɪʃən/ (act of marking off a boundary or setting a limit) :: démarcation {f}
demarcation {n} (thus fixed limit) :: démarcation {f}
demeanor {n} /dɪˈmiːnə(ɹ)/ (The outward way in which a person behaves) :: comportement {m}, conduite {f}
demented {adj} /dɪˈmɛntɪd/ (insane or mentally ill) :: dément {m}, démente {f}
dementia {n} /dɪˈmɛnʃə/ (progressive decline in cognitive function) :: démence {f}
dementia {n} (madness or insanity) :: démence {f}
demerit {n} (mark for bad conduct) :: blâme {m}, démérite {m} [litterary]
demersal {adj} (living near the bottom of a body of water) :: démersal
Demeter {prop} /dəˈmiːtəɹ/ (Greek goddess of the harvest) :: Déméter {f}
Demetrius {prop} /dɪˈmiːtɹɪəs/ (male given name) :: Démétrios {m}
demi- {prefix} (half) :: demi-
demigod {n} /ˈdɛmɪɡɑd/ (a half-god or hero) :: demi-dieu {m}
demijohn {n} /ˈdɛmɪdʒɒn/ (bottle) :: dame-jeanne, tourie {f}
demilitarized zone {n} (area) :: zone démilitarisée {f}
demimonde {n} /ˈdɛmiːmɒnd/ (class of women maintained by wealthy protectors) :: demi-monde {m}
demine {v} (remove explosive mines from) :: déminer
deminer {n} (one who removes explosive mines) :: démineur {m}
demise {n} /dɪˈmaɪz/ (the conveyance or transfer of an estate, either in fee for life or for years) :: transfert {m}
demise {n} (transmission by formal act or conveyance to an heir or successor) :: transfert {m}, transmission {f}
demise {n} (death, see also: death) :: mort {f}
demise {n} (end, downfall, or failure) :: chute {f}, fin {f}, échec {f}, disparition {f}
demisemiquaver {n} /dɛmɪˈsɛmɪkweɪvə(ɹ)/ (music) :: triple-croche {f}
demiurge {n} /ˈdɛ.mɪ.əːdʒ/ (being that created the universe) :: démiurge {m}
Demiurge {prop} /ˈdɛmɪˌɝdʒ/ (Inferior creator deity in Gnosticism) :: démiurge {m}
demiurgically {adv} :: démiurgiquement
demo {n} /ˈdɛm.əʊ/ (a brief demonstration or visual explanation) :: démo {f}, démonstration {f}
demo {n} (a short recording of a song etc for publicity) :: démo {f}
demo {n} (an example of a product used for demonstration and then sold at a discount) :: démo {f}
demo {n} (a march or gathering to make a political protest) :: démonstration {f}
demo- {prefix} (pertaining to people or society) :: démo-
demobilization {n} /diːˌməʊbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (disorganization or disarming of troops) :: démobilisation {f}
demobilize {v} /diːˈməʊbɪlaɪz/ (to release someone from military duty) :: démobilier
democide {n} /ˈdɛməsaɪd/ :: démocide {m}
democracy {n} /dɪˈmɑkɹəsi/ (rule by the people) :: démocratie {f}
democracy {n} (government under the rule of its people) :: démocratie {f}
democrat {n} /ˈdɛməkɹæt/ (supporter of democracy) :: démocrate {m} {f}
democrat {n} (ruler in a democracy) :: démocrate {m} {f}
Democrat {adj} (pertaining to the Democratic Party in the U.S.) :: démocrate {m} {f}
Democrat {n} (supporter of the Democratic Party of the U.S.) :: démocrate {m} {f}
democratic {adj} /dɛməˈkɹætɪk/ (pertaining to democracy) :: démocratique
democratically {adv} /dɛməˈkɹætɪkəli/ (in a democratic way) :: démocratiquement
Democratic People's Republic of Korea {prop} (country in East Asia (official name)) :: République populaire démocratique de Corée {f}
Democratic Republic of the Congo {prop} (large central African nation, formerly called Zaire) :: République Démocratique du Congo {f}
democratic socialism {n} (socialism based on democratic principles) :: socialisme démocratique {m}
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka {prop} (Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka) :: République démocratique socialiste du Sri Lanka
democratism {n} (principles or spirit of democracy) :: démocratisme {m}
democratist {adj} (relating to, or supporting democratism) :: démocratiste
democratization {n} (the introduction of democracy) :: démocratisation {f}
democratize {v} /dɪˈmɒkɹətaɪz/ (to make democratic) :: démocratiser
Democritus {prop} /dɪˈmɒkɹɪtəs/ (Greek philosopher) :: Démocrite
demodulator {n} /dɪˈmɒdʃəleɪtə(ɹ)/ (any device that demodulates a signal) :: démodulateur {m}
demographer {n} /dɪˈmɒɡɹəfə(ɹ)/ (person who studies demography) :: démographe
demographic {adj} /dɛməˈɡɹæfɪk/ (of or pertaining to demography) :: démographique
demographical {adj} (demographic) SEE: demographic ::
demography {n} /dɪˈmɒɡɹəfi/ (study of human populations) :: démographie {f}
demoiselle crane {n} /dɛməˈzɛɫ kɹeɪn]/ (crane) :: grue demoiselle {f}
demolish {v} /dəˈmɒl.ɪʃ/ (to destroy) :: démolir
demolition {n} /ˌdɛm.əˈlɪʃən/ (the action of demolishing or destroying) :: démolition {f}
demolition derby {n} (competition in which contestants crash cars) :: derby de démolition
demon {n} /ˈdiː.mən/ (evil spirit) :: démon {m}
demon {n} (false god, Satanic divinity) :: diable {m}
demon {n} (tutelary deity) SEE: tutelary deity ::
demonetization {n} /diːˌmʌnətaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (process of demonetizing) :: démonétisation
demoniacal {adj} (of a demon, evil, devilish) SEE: demonic ::
demonic {adj} /dɪˈmɒnɪk/ (Pertaining to evil spirits) :: démoniaque
demonisation {n} (demonization) SEE: demonization ::
demonization {n} (the act of demonizing or something demonized) :: diabolisation {f}, démonisation {f}
demonize {v} /ˈdiːmənaɪz/ (turn into a demon) :: diaboliser, démoniser
demonology {n} /ˌdiːməˈnɑːlədʒi/ (study of demons) :: démonologie {f}
demonstrably {adv} (in such a manner as to be capable of being demonstrated) :: démontrablement
demonstrate {v} /ˈdɛmənstɹeɪt/ (to show how to use something) :: démontrer
demonstrate {v} (to participate in a demonstration) :: manifester
demonstration {n} /dɛmənˈstɹeɪʃən/ (act) :: démonstration {f}
demonstration {n} (event) :: démonstration {f}
demonstration {n} (public display of opinion) :: manifestation {f}, démonstration {f}
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative pronoun) SEE: demonstrative pronoun ::
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative adjective) SEE: demonstrative adjective ::
demonstrative {adj} /dɪˈmɑnstɹətɪv/ (that serves to demonstrate, show or prove) :: démonstratif
demonstrative {adj} ((grammar) that specifies the thing or person referred to) :: démonstratif
demonstrative adjective {n} (type of adjective) :: adjectif démonstratif {m}
demonstrative pronoun {n} (pronoun which replaces a noun) :: pronom démonstratif {m}
demonstrator {n} (forefinger) SEE: forefinger ::
demonstrator {n} /ˈdɛmənstɹeɪtə(ɹ)/ (a person involved in a demonstration) :: manifestant {m}, manifestante {f}
demonym {n} /ˈdɛmənɪm/ (name for an inhabitant or native of a specific place) :: gentilé {m}, ethnonyme {m}, démonyme {m}
demoralize {v} /dɪˈmɒɹəlaɪz/ (to destroy morale; to dishearten) :: démoraliser
Demosthenes {prop} /dɪˈmɒsθəniːz/ (Ancient Greek name) :: Démosthène
demote {v} /dɪˈmoʊt/ (To lower the rank or status) :: rétrograder, (to discharge sb) dégrader
demote {v} (To relegate) :: reléguer au second plan
Demotic Greek {n} (Modern Greek vernacular language) :: dimotiki {m} {f}, grec démotique {m}, démotique {m}
demotion {n} (An act of demoting; a lowering of rank or status) :: dégradation {f}
demotivation {n} (feeling or state of being demotivated) :: démotivation {f}
demure {adj} /dɪˈmjʊɹ/ (modest, quiet, reserved) :: réservé, discret,sobre,sérieux
demurrage {n} (detention of a freight vehicle during delayed loading or unloading) :: surestarie {f}
demurrage {n} (compensation paid for such detention) :: surestarie {f}
demyelination {n} (removal of the myelin sheath) :: démyélinisation {f}
demystification {n} (removal of mystery or confusion) :: démystification {f}
demystify {v} /diːˈmɪstɪfaɪ/ (to explain) :: démystifier, démythifier
den {n} /dɛn/ (home of certain animals) :: antre {m}, tanière {f}, repaire {m}
Denali {prop} /dɨˈnɑːli/ (highest mountain peak in North America) :: Denali, Mont McKinley
denarius {n} /dɪˈnɑːɹɪəs/ (silver coin) :: denier {m}
denationalize {v} /diːˈnæʃ(ə)nəlaɪz/ (privatize) :: dénationaliser
denatured alcohol {n} (ethyl alcohol unfit for consumption) :: alcool dénaturé {m}
denazification {n} (process of the removal of Nazis) :: dénazification {f}
denazify {v} (to free from Nazi influence) :: dénazifier
dendritic {adj} /dɛndˈɹɪtɪk/ (of or possessing dendrites) :: dendritique
dendrochronologist {n} (person) :: dendrochronologue {m} {f}
dendrochronology {n} (science of counting tree rings) :: dendrochronologie {f}
dendrology {n} /dɛndˈɹɒlədʒi/ (the study of trees) :: dendrologie {f}
Deneb {prop} /ˈdɛnɛb/ (blue giant in Cygnus) :: Deneb
dengue {n} /ˈdɛŋɡi/ (disease) :: dengue
dengue fever {n} /ˈdɛŋɡiː ˈfiːvɚ/ (disease) :: dengue {f}
denial {n} /dɪˈnaɪ.əl/ (negation in logic) :: négation {f}, dénégation {f}
denial {n} (refusal to comply with a request) :: refus {m}
denial {n} (assertion of untruth) :: négation {f}
denial {n} (refusal to believe a problem exists) :: déni {m}
denialist {adj} /dɪˈnaɪ(j)əlɪst/ (relating to denial in a controversial debate) :: négationniste
denial of pregnancy {n} (refusal to accept one's pregnancy) :: déni de grossesse {m}
denier {n} /dəˈnɪə(ɹ)/ (coin) :: denier {m}
denier {n} (unit of fineness of yarn) :: denier {m}
denigrate {v} /ˈdɛn.ɪ.ɡɹeɪt/ (to criticise so as to besmirch) :: dénigrer, médire
denigrate {v} (to treat as worthless) :: dénigrer, rabaisser, déprécier
denigrate {v} (blacken) :: noircir
denim {n} /ˈdɛnɪm/ (textile with diagonal pattern) :: denim {m}
Denise {prop} /dəˈniːz/ (female given name) :: Denise
denizen {n} /ˈdɛn.ɪ.zən/ (an inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in) :: citoyen {m} [formal], résident {m}, habitant {m}
denizen {n} (one who frequents a place) :: habitué
Denmark {prop} /ˈdɛn.mɑɹk/ (country in Western Europe) :: Danemark {m}
Dennis {prop} /ˈdɛnɪs/ (male given name) :: Denis
denominal {adj} :: dénominal
denominal {n} (word that is derived from a noun or adjective) :: dénominal {m}
denomination {n} /dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/ (act of naming, designation) :: dénomination {f}
denomination {n} (name, designation, or title) :: désignation {f}
denominational {adj} (of or pertaining to a denomination) :: confessionnel
denominative {adj} (deriving from a noun) :: dénominal
denominative {n} (word that is derived from a noun or adjective) :: dénominal {m}
denominator {n} /dɪˈnɒmɪneɪtə(ɹ)/ (The number or expression written below the line in a fraction) :: dénominateur {m}
denormalization {n} (the act or process of denormalizing) :: dénormalisation {f}
denotatum {n} (Something that is denoted; a referent) :: dénotatum {m}
denote {v} /dɪˈnəʊt/ (to indicate, mark) :: dénoter, indiquer, marquer
denote {v} (to convey meaning) :: dénoter, signifier
denounce {v} /diˈnaʊns/ (to criticize or speak out against) :: dénoncer
denounce {v} (to make a formal or public accusation against) :: dénoncer, [slang] balancer
denounce {v} (to announce the termination of; especially a treaty) :: dénoncer
de novo {adv} (anew) SEE: anew ::
dense {adj} /dɛns/ (obscure, or difficult to understand) :: obscur
dense {adj} (slow to comprehend; of low intelligence) :: bouché
density {n} /ˈdɛn.sə.ti/ (physics: amount of matter contained by a given volume) :: densité {f}
density {n} (number of particles or other quantity contained by a given volume) :: densité
dent {n} /dɛnt/ (shallow deformation in the surface) :: bosse
dent {v} (produce a dent) :: cabosser
dental {adj} /ˈdɛntl̩/ (of or concerning the teeth) :: dentaire
dental {adj} (of or concerning dentistry) :: dentaire
dental {adj} (phonetics) :: dental
dental calculus {n} (crust on the teeth) :: tartre {m}
dental floss {n} (cord of thin filaments used to clean the areas between the teeth) :: fil dentaire {m}, soie dentaire {f} [Canada]
dentate {adj} (Having teeth or toothlike projections) :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
denticity {n} (number of donor groups from a ligand to the central atom of a coordination compound) :: denticité {f}
dentin {n} (material of a tooth) :: dentine {f}
dentist {n} /ˈdɛntɪst/ (specialized medical doctor) :: dentiste {m} {f}
dentistry {n} /ˈdɛntɪstɹi/ (the field of medicine which studies and treats conditions of the teeth) :: odontologie {f}, dentisterie {f}
dentition {n} /dɛnˈtɪʃən/ (set of natural teeth) :: dentition {f}
denture {n} /ˈdɛntʃə(ɹ)/ (set of teeth, the teeth viewed as a unit) :: dentition {f}, denture {f}, prothèse dentaire {f}
denture {n} (complete replacement of all teeth in a mouth) :: dentier {m}
denuclearization {n} (act or process of denuclearizing) :: dénucléarisation {f}
deny {v} (disallow) SEE: forbid ::
deny {v} /dɪˈnaɪ/ (to assert that something is not true) :: nier
deodorant {n} /diˈoʊdəɹənt/ (odor-controlling cosmetic for the underarm) :: déodorant {m}
deontic {adj} /diːˈɒntɪk/ (pertaining to necessity, duty or obligation) :: déontique
deontological {adj} (of or relating to deontology) :: déontologique {m} {f}
deontology {n} (Ethical study of duties, obligations, and rights) :: déontologie
Deo volente {interj} (God willing) SEE: God willing ::
deoxygenate {v} /diˈɒksɪdʒɪneɪt/ (to remove oxygen from something) :: désoxygéner
deoxygenation {n} /diˌɒksɪdʒɪˈneɪʃən/ (the removal of oxygen) :: désoxygénation {f}
deoxyribonucleic acid {n} (deoxyribonucleic acid) :: acide désoxyribonucléique {m}
deoxyribonucleotide {n} (nucleotide containing deoxyribose) :: désoxyribonucléotide {m}
deoxyribose {n} (derivative of ribose) :: désoxyribose
depart {v} /dɪˈpɑːt/ (to leave) :: partir
depart {v} (to die) :: s’en aller
depart {v} (to deviate) :: dévier
depart {v} (to go away from) :: quitter
department {n} /dɪˈpɑːtm(ə)nt/ (subdivision of organization) :: [government] ministère {m}
department {n} (territorial division) :: département {m}
department {n} :: ministère {m}
departmental {adj} (of or pertaining to a department) :: départemental
department store {n} (store containing many departments) :: grand magasin {m}
departure {n} /dɪˈpɑːtjə(ɹ)/ (the act of departing) :: départ {m}
departure {n} (deviation from a plan or procedure) :: déviation
depend {v} /dɪˈpɛnd/ (rely on support) :: dépendre
depend {v} (hang down) :: pendre
dependability {n} (characteristic of being dependable) :: fiabilité {f}, sûreté de fonctionnement {f}
dependable {adj} /dɪˈpɛndəbəɫ]/ (able to be depended on) :: fiable
dependence {n} /dɪˈpɛndəns/ (state of being dependent) :: dépendance
dependence {n} (irresistible need) :: dépendance
dependency {n} /dɪˈpɛndənsi/ (addiction) :: dépendance {f}
dependency {n} (computing: reliance on functionality) :: dépendance {f}
dependency grammar {n} :: grammaire de dépendance {f}
dependency injection {n} (a process of supplying an external dependency to a software component) :: injection de dépendances {f}
dependency inversion principle {prop} :: principe d'inversion des dépendances {m}
dependent {adj} /dɪˈpɛndənt/ (relying upon; depending upon) :: dépendant
dependent {n} (one who relies on another for support) :: dépendant {m}
dependent clause {n} (subordinate clause) SEE: subordinate clause ::
dependently {adv} (in a dependent manner) :: dépendamment
dependent variable {n} (in algebra) :: variable dépendante {f}
deperdition {n} (loss, destruction) :: déperdition {f}
depict {v} /dɪˈpɪkt/ (to render a representation of something, see also: describe) :: représenter, décrire
depiction {n} (lifelike image) :: représentation {f}
depiction {n} (drawing or painting) :: dépiction
depilate {v} /ˈdɛpɪleɪt/ (to remove hair from the body) :: épiler
depilation {n} (epilation) SEE: epilation ::
deplete {v} (exhaust) SEE: exhaust ::
deplete {v} /dɪˈpliːt/ (empty or unload) :: vider
depleted {adj} /dɪˈpliːtəd/ (used up, expended) :: épuisé
depleted uranium {n} (uranium that contains reduced U-235) :: uranium appauvri {m}
deplorable {adj} /dɪˈplɔːɹəbəɫ/ (deserving strong condemnation; shockingly bad) :: déplorable
deplore {v} /dɪˈplɔɹ/ (to bewail; to weep bitterly over; to feel sorrow for) :: déplorer
deployment {n} /dɪˈplɔɪmənt/ (implementation, or putting into use, of something) :: déploiement {m}
deployment {n} (distribution of military forces prior to battle) :: déploiement {m}
depoetize {v} :: dépoétiser
depolarization {n} /diˌpoʊlɚˌaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (act of depolarizing) :: dépolarisation {f}
depollute {v} (free from pollution) :: dépolluer
depolymerization {n} /diˌpɑliməɹɪˈzeɪʃən/ (decomposition of a polymer) :: dépolymérisation {f}
deponent {n} /diˈpoʊ.nənt/ (a deponent verb) :: déponent
depopulate {v} /diːˈpɒpjəleɪt/ (to reduce the population of a region by disease, war, forced relocation etc.) :: dépeupler
depopulation {n} /diːˌpɒpjəˈleɪʃən/ (act or condition of depopulating) :: dépeuplement {m}
deport {v} /dɪˈpɔɹt/ (to evict, especially from a country) :: déporter
deportation {n} /diːˌpɔːˈteɪʃən/ (act of deporting or exiling) :: déportation {f}
deportee {n} /dɪˌpɔːˈti/ (deported person) :: déporté {m}, déportée {f}
depose {v} /diˈpoʊz/ :: déposer, faire une déposition, prester serment, interroger
deposit {n} /dɨˈpɑzɪt/ (sediment or rock different from the surrounding material) :: dépôt {m}, gisement {m}
deposit {n} (asset that was left to the care of the other) :: dépôt {m}
deposit {n} (money placed in an account) :: dépôt {m}
deposit {n} (money given as an initial payment) :: acompte {m}, arrhes {f-p}
deposit {n} (security for a borrowed item) :: caution {f}
deposit {v} (to lay down) :: déposer
deposit {v} (to entrust one's assets to the care of another) :: déposer
deposition {n} /dɛpəˈzɪʃən/ (removal of someone from office) :: destitution {f}
deposition {n} (transformation of gas into solid) :: condensation solide {f}
depository {n} /dɪˈpɑzɪtɔɹi/ (a place where something is deposited) :: dépôt {m}
depot {n} /ˈdiːpoʊ/ (warehouse or similar storage facility) :: dépôt
depot {n} (bus or railway station) :: dépôt {m}
depower {v} (to deprive of power) :: dépouvoirer
deprecate {v} /ˈdɛpɹəkeɪt/ (express disapproval of) :: désapprouver de
deprecated {adj} /ˈdɛp.ɹɪ.keɪt.ɪd/ (computing: obsolescent) :: obsolète
deprecated {adj} :: obsolète, désuet
deprecation {n} /ˌdɛpɹɪˈkeɪʃən/ :: désapprobation {f}
depreciate {v} /dɪˈpɹiːʃɪeɪt/ (To reduce in value over time) :: déprécier
depreciate {v} (To belittle) :: déprécier, rabaisser
depreciation {n} /dɪˌpɹiːʃɪˈeɪʃən/ (state) :: dépréciation {f}
depreciation {n} (the decline in value of assets) :: dépréciation {f}
depress {v} /dɪˈpɹɛs/ (to press down on) :: appuyer
depressed {adj} /dɪˈpɹɛst/ (severely despondent and unhappy) :: déprimé, dépressif, mélancolique
depressing {adj} /dɪˈpɹɛsɪŋ/ (causing depression or sadness) :: déprimant
depression {n} /dɪˈpɹɛʃən/ (geography: low area) :: dépression
depression {n} (psychology: state of mind) :: dépression {f}
depression {n} (meteorology: area of lowered air pressure) :: dépression {f}
depression {n} (economics: period of major economic contraction) :: dépression {f}
depression {n} (reduction in a biological variable) :: dépression
depressive {adj} /dɪˈpɹɛsɪv/ (dispiriting) :: dépressif {m}, déprimant
depressive {adj} (depressed) :: dépressif
depressive {adj} (Of or relating to depression) :: dépressif
depressor {n} (anything that depresses) :: abaisseur
deprivation {n} /dɛp.ɹɪ.veɪʃən/ (state of being deprived) :: privation
deprive {v} /dɪˈpɹaɪv/ (take something away; deny someone of something) :: priver (de)
deprived {adj} /dɪˈpɹaɪvd/ (subject to deprivation) :: dépouillé
deprogramming {n} (the removal of the programming instilled into a person by a cult or similar organization) :: déprogrammation {f}
depth {n} /dɛpθ/ (vertical distance below a surface) :: profondeur {f}
depths {n} (plural of depth) SEE: depth ::
depths {n} /dɛpθs/ (deepest part) :: profondeurs {f-p}
depths {n} (a very remote part) :: profondeurs
depths {n} (most severe part) :: cœur
deputy {n} /ˈdɛpjəti/ (representative) :: adjoint {m}, suppléant {m}
deputy {n} (legislator) :: député {m}
deracinate {v} /dɪˈɹæsɪnaɪt/ (pull up by the roots; to uproot; to extirpate) :: déraciner
deracinate {v} (force (people) from their homeland to a new or foreign location) :: déraciner
deracinate {v} :: [1, 2] déraciner
derail {v} /dəˈɹeɪl/ (to come off the tracks) :: dérailler
derail {v} (to deviate from the previous course or direction) :: dérailler
derailleur {n} /dəˈɹeɪlɚ/ (The mechanism on a bicycle used to move the chain from one sprocket (gear) to another) :: dérailleur {m}
derailment {n} (action of a locomotive or train leaving the rails along which it runs) :: déraillement {m}
deratization {n} (deratization) :: dératisation {f}
derby {n} (bowler hat) SEE: bowler hat ::
dereference {v} /dɪˈɹɛfɹəns/ :: déréférencer
deregulatory {adj} /diːˈɹɛɡjulətɔɹi/ (of or pertaining to deregulation) :: dérégulateur
Derek {prop} /ˈdɛɹɪk/ (given name) :: Thierry
derelict {adj} /ˈdɛɹəlɪkt/ (abandoned) :: abandonné, délaissé; (tombé) en ruines
derelict {adj} (negligent) :: négligent
derelict {n} (abandoned ship) :: épave, navire abandonné (en mer)
derelict {n} (outcast) :: épave (humaine), paria {m}, clochard {m}
dereliction {n} /dɛɹ.ɪ.ˈlɪk.ʃən/ (willful neglect of one's duty) :: prévarication {f}
dereliction {n} (the act of abandoning something, or the state of being abandoned) :: déréliction {f}
deride {v} /dɪˈɹaɪd/ (to harshly mock; ridicule) :: bafouer, railler
de rigueur {adj} /də ɹɪˈɡɜː(ɹ)/ (necessary according to etiquette) :: de rigueur
derision {n} /dɪˈɹɪʒən/ (act of treating with contempt) :: dérision
derisive {adj} /dɪˈɹaɪ.sɪv/ (expressing or characterized by derision; mocking) :: dérisoire, ridiculeironique, moqueur
derivational {adj} (of or pertaining to derivation) :: dérivationnel
derivative {n} /dɪˈɹɪvətɪv/ (something derived) :: dérivé {m}
derivative {n} (word that derives from another) :: dérivé {m}
derivative {n} (in analysis: value) :: dérivée {f}
derivative {n} (in analysis: function) SEE: derived function ::
derive {v} /dəˈɹaɪv/ (obtain (something) from something else) :: tirer, trouver
derive {v} (deduce (a conclusion) by reasoning) :: déduire, conclure
derive {v} (find the derivation of (a word or phrase)) :: dériver
derive {v} (create (a compound) from another by means of a reaction) :: dériver
derive {v} (originate (from)) :: dériver, découler (from - de)
derived class {n} (subclass) :: classe dérivée
derived function {n} (calculus: a function) :: fonction dérivée {f}
dermatographic {adj} :: dermatographique
dermatologic {adj} (dermatological) SEE: dermatological ::
dermatological {adj} /ˌdɜːmətəˈlɒdʒɪkəɫ]/ (of or pertaining to dermatology) :: dermatologique
dermatologist {n} /ˌdɝ.mə.ˈtɑ.lə.dʒɪst/ (one who is skilled, professes or practices dermatology) :: dermatologue {m} {f}
dermatology {n} /ˌdɜːməˈtɒlədʒi/ (the study of the skin and its diseases) :: dermatologie {f}
dermatoscope {n} /ˌdɜːməˈtɒskoʊp/ :: dermatoscope {m}
dermatosis {n} /ˌdɜːməˈtəʊsɪs/ (disease of the skin) :: dermatose {f}
dermis {n} /ˈdɝ.mɪs/ (skin layer underlying epidermis) :: derme {m}
dernier {adj} (final, last) SEE: final ::
derogate {v} (to debase oneself) SEE: debase ::
derogatory {adj} /dɪˈɹɑɡətɔɹi/ (tending to lessen in value) :: péjoratif {m}, péjorative {f}, dépréciatif {m}, dépréciative {f}
derouine {n} (exedition to First Nations camps) :: dérouine {f}
derriere {n} /ˌdɛɹiˈɛə(ɹ)/ (bottom, bum) :: derrière {m}
derring-do {n} /ˌdɛɹɪŋˈduː/ (brave and adventurous actions) :: prouesse, hauts faits, exploits, faits d'armes, acte de bravoure
dervish {n} /ˈdɜːvɪʃ/ (a member of Dervish fraternity of Sufism) :: derviche {m}
Dervish {n} (a Sufi Muslim ascetic fraternity) :: derviche {m}
desalination {n} /diːˌsælɪˈneɪʃən/ (process of removing salt from sea water in order to make drinking water) :: dessalement {m}
desalination plant {n} (plant which converts seawater) :: usine de désalinisation {f}
desalt {v} (to remove salt from) :: dessaler
descend {v} /dɪˈsɛnd/ (to pass from a higher to a lower place) :: descendre
descend {v} (music: to fall in pitch) :: descendre
descend {v} (to go down upon or along) :: descendre
descendant {n} /dɪˈsɛndənt/ (one who is the progeny of someone) :: descendant {m}, descendante {f}
descendant {n} (later evolutionary type) :: descendant {m}
descending colon {n} (part of colon) :: côlon descendant {m}
descent {n} /dɪˈsɛnt/ (instance of descending) :: descente {f}
descent {n} (lineage or hereditary derivation) :: origine {f}, descendance {f}
describe {v} /dəˈskɹaɪb/ (to represent in words) :: décrire
description {n} /dɪˈskɹɪpʃən/ (account in words) :: description {f}
description {n} (characteristics) :: signalement
description word {n} (adjective) SEE: adjective ::
descriptivism {n} (describing real forms of linguistic usage) :: descriptivisme {m}
descry {v} (see) SEE: see ::
descry {v} /dɪˈskɹaɪ/ (to notice carefully; to detect) :: percevoir
Desdemona {prop} /dɛzdɛmoʊnə/ (moon of Uranus) :: Desdémone
desecrate {v} /ˈdɛs.ɪ.kɹeɪ̯t/ (to profane or violate sacredness) :: profaner, désacraliser
desecrate {v} (to remove the consecration) :: désécrer
desecrate {v} (to inappropriately change) :: désacraliser, profaner
desecration {n} /dɛsɨˈkɹejʃn̩/ (act of disrespect towards sacred) :: profanation {f}
desensitize {v} /dɪˈsɛnsɪtaɪz/ (cause to become insensitive) :: désensibiliser
desert {n} /ˈdɛzɚt/ (barren area) :: désert {m}
desert {adj} (Abandoned, deserted, or uninhabited) :: désert
desert {v} /dɪˈzɜː(ɹ)t/ (to abandon) :: déserter, abandonner
desert {v} (to leave military service) :: déserter
deserter {n} /dɪˈzɜːtə(ɹ)/ (person who leaves a military or naval unit) :: déserteur {m}
desertification {n} (process by which a region becomes a desert) :: désertification {f}
desertify {v} (become desert) :: désertifier
desertion {n} /dɪˈzɜːʃən/ (deserting) :: désertion {f}
desert rose {n} (flower) :: rose des sables {f}
deserve {v} /dɪˈzɝv/ (to merit) :: mériter
desiccate {v} /ˈdɛs.ɪ.keɪt/ :: secher, déshydrater, mettre à sec
desideratum {n} /dɪˌsɪdəˈɹɑːtəm/ (A wished-for or desired thing) :: désideratum {m}, desideratum {m}
Desiderius {prop} /ˌdɛzɪˈdɪəɹɪəs/ (given name) :: Didier
design {n} /dɪˈzaɪn/ (plan) :: conception {f}, plan {m}
design {n} (pattern) :: modèle {f}
design {n} (intention) :: dessein {m}, intention {f}
design {n} (art of designing) :: design {m}
designated driver {n} (Individual not drinking for the purpose of driving their companions home) :: conducteur désigné {m}
designation {n} /dɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən/ (indication) :: indication
designation {n} (distinguishing mark or name) :: appellation {f}
designee {n} (one who has been designated) SEE: assignee ::
designer {n} (person who designs) :: designer {m}, styliste {m} {f}
desinence {n} /ˈdɛsənəns/ (inflectional word-ending) :: désinence {f}
desirability {n} (state of being desirable) :: désirabilité {f}
desirable {adj} /dɪˈzaɪəɹəbəl/ (suitable to be desired) :: souhaitable {m} {f}, désirable {m} {f}
desirably {adv} /dɪˈzaɪ(j)əɹəbli/ (in a manner likely to arouse desire) :: désirablement
desire {v} (desire) SEE: want ::
desire {v} /dɪˈzaɪə/ (wish for earnestly) :: désirer
desire {v} (want emotionally or sexually) :: désirer
desire {n} (something wished for) :: désir {m}
desire {n} (strong attraction) :: désir {m}
desire {n} (feeling of desire) :: désir {m}
desirous {adj} /dɪˈzaɪəɹəs/ (Feeling desire; eagerly wishing; solicitous; eager to obtain; covetous) :: désireux {m}, désirant {m}
desk {n} /dɛsk/ (table for writing and reading) :: bureau {m}, [school desk] pupitre {m}
desk {n} (lectern) SEE: lectern ::
desktop {n} /ˈdɛsk.ˌtɑp]/ (on-screen background) :: bureau {m}
desktop computer {n} (a computer of a size designed to be used on a desk) :: ordinateur de bureau {m}
desktop publishing {n} (use of page layout software) :: publication assistée par ordinateur, PAO
desman {n} /ˈdɛsmən/ (insectivore of the mole family) :: desman {m}
desmography {n} :: desmographie {f}
desmosome {n} (a structural unit that functions in the adhesion of cells to form tissue) :: desmosome {m}
desolate {v} /ˈdɛsələt/ (to deprive of inhabitants) :: ravager
desolate {v} (to make sad, forlorn and hopeless) :: désoler
despair {v} /dɪˈspɛəɹ/ (to despair of) :: désespérer
despair {v} (to be hopeless) :: désespérer
despair {n} (loss of hope) :: désespoir {m}
desperado {n} /dɛspəˈɹɑːdəʊ/ (bold outlaw) :: desperado {m}
desperate {adj} /ˈdɛsp(ə)ɹət/ (filled with despair) :: désespéré
desperately {adv} (in a desperate manner) :: désespérément
desperate times call for desperate measures {proverb} (in adverse circumstances, actions that might have been rejected may become the best choice) :: aux grands maux les grands remèdes
desperation {n} /ˌdɛspəˈɹeɪʃən/ (the act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope) :: désespoir {m}
despicable {adj} /dɪˈspɪkəbəl/ (deserving to be despised) :: abject, méprisable, détestable
despise {v} /dɪˈspaɪz/ (to regard with contempt or scorn) :: mépriser, dédaigner
despite {prep} /dɪˈspaɪt/ (in spite of) :: en dépit de, malgré
despite that {conj} :: malgré que
despond {v} /dɪˈspɒnd/ (To give up the will, courage, or spirit) :: se décourager
despondence {n} (despondency) SEE: despondency ::
despondency {n} (loss of hope or confidence) :: désespoir
despondency {n} (a feeling of depression or disheartenment) :: abattement {m}
despondent {adj} /dɪˈspɒndənt/ (in low spirits from loss of hope or courage) :: déprimé, abattu, découragé, triste
despot {n} /ˈdɛs pət/ (ruler with absolute power; tyrant) :: despote {m} {f}
despotism {n} (government by a singular authority) :: despotisme
dessert {n} /dɪˈzɝt/ (sweet confection served as the last course of a meal) :: dessert {m}
dessertspoon {n} (spoon) :: cuillère à dessert {f}, cuiller à dessert {f}
dessertspoon {n} (unit of measure) :: cuillère à dessert {f}, cuiller à dessert {f}
dessertspoon {n} (volume) :: cuillère à dessert {f}, cuillerée à dessert {f}, cuiller à dessert {f}
dessiatina {n} /dɛsjəˈtiːnə/ (a Russian measure of land) :: dessiatine {f}
destabilise {v} (destabilise) SEE: destabilize ::
destabilization {n} (destabilizing) :: déstabilisation {f}
destabilize {v} /diːˈsteɪbɪlaɪz/ (to make something unstable) :: déstabiliser
destabilize {v} (to become unstable) :: se déstabiliser
destination {n} /dɛstɪˈneɪʃən/ (the place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent) :: destination {f}, arrivée {f}
destiny {n} /ˈdɛstɪni/ (predetermined condition; fate; fixed order of things) :: destin {m}, destinée {f}
destitute {adj} /ˈdɛstɪtuːt/ (lacking something; devoid; poor, impoverished, poverty-stricken) :: démuni
destitution {n} /dɛstɪˈtuːʃən/ (condition of lacking something) :: dénuement {m}
destitution {n} (extreme state of poverty) :: indigence {f}
destroy {v} /dɪˈstɹɔɪ/ (to damage beyond use or repair) :: détruire
destroy {v} (to put down or euthanize (e.g. an animal)) :: euthanasier
destroyable {adj} (able to be destroyed) :: destructible
destroyer {n} (that who/which destroys) :: destructeur {m}
destroyer {n} (type of warship) :: destroyer {m} [France], contre-torpilleur {m} [Canada]
destruction {n} /ˌdɪsˈtɹʌkʃən/ (act of destroying) :: destruction {f}
destructive {adj} /dɪˈstɹʌktɪv/ (causing destruction; damaging) :: destructif
destructor {n} (one who destructs) :: destructeur {m}
destructor {n} (cleaning-up commands in object oriented programming) :: destructeur {m}
destructure {v} (dismantle) SEE: dismantle ::
destruxin {n} :: destruxine {f}
desuetude {n} /dəˈsuːəˌtuːd/ (disuse, obsolescence) :: désuétude {f}, abandon {m}, oubli {m}
detach {v} /dɪˈtætʃ/ (to take apart or take off) :: détacher
detachable {adj} /dətætʃəbl̩/ (designed to be unfastened) :: amovible, détachable {m} {f}
detached {adj} (of a house: not joined to another house on either side) :: à quatre façades
detachment {n} (separation) :: détachement {m}
detachment {n} (indifference) :: détachement {m}
detachment {n} (impartiallity) :: impartialité {f}
detachment {n} (military unit) :: détachement {m}
detail {n} /ˈdiˌteɪl/ (something small enough to escape casual notice) :: détail {m}
detail {n} (uncountable: a profusion of details) :: détails {m-p}
detail {n} (something considered trivial enough to ignore) :: détail {m}
detail {n} (plural: personal information) :: coordonnées {f-p}
detail {n} (military: temporary unit) :: détachement {m}
detail {v} (to explain in detail) :: détailler
detailed {adj} (characterized by attention to detail and thoroughness of treatment) :: détaillé
detain {v} (to detain) SEE: hold ::
detain {v} /dɪˈteɪn/ (put under custody) :: détenir, arrêter
detainee {n} /ˌdɪteɪˈniː/ (one who is detained) :: détenu {m}, détenue {f}
detect {v} (to detect) SEE: notice ::
detect {v} /dɪˈtɛkt/ (to discover or find by careful search, examination, or probing) :: déceler, détecter
detectable {adj} /dɪˈtɛktəbəɫ/ (That which can be detected) :: détectable
detected {adj} (Referring to something that has been noticed) :: détecté
detected {v} (Simple past tense and past participle of detect) :: détecté
detection {n} /dəˈtɛkʃən/ (act of detecting or sensing something) :: détection
detection {n} (the finding out of a constituent, a signal, an agent or the like) :: détection
detective {n} /dɪˈtɛktɪv/ (police officer who looks for evidence) :: détective {m}
detective {n} (person employed to find information) :: détective, enquêteur
detector {n} /dɪˈtɛktə(ɹ)/ (device capable of registering a specific substance or physical phenomenon) :: détecteur {m}
detention {n} /dɪˈtɛnʃən/ (act or state) :: détention {f}, arrestation {f}
detention {n} :: détention {f}
deter {v} /dɪˈtɜː(ɹ)/ (to prevent something from happening) :: empêcher
deter {v} (to persuade someone not to do something) :: dissuader, décourager
detergent {n} /dɪˈtɜːdʒənt/ (any non-soap cleaning agent, especially a synthetic surfactant) :: détergent {m}
detergent {adj} (having the power to clean) :: détergent, détersif
deteriorate {v} /dɪˈtɪəɹɪəɹeɪt/ (make worse) :: détériorer
deterioration {n} /dɪˌtiː.ɹi.ɔˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ (process of making or growing worse) :: détérioration {f}
determinant {n} /dɪˈtʌɹmɪnənt/ (determining factor) :: déterminant {m}
determinant {n} (in mathematical sense) :: déterminant {m}
determination {n} /dɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən/ (act, process, or result of any accurate measurement) :: détermination, détermination
determinative {n} (determiner) SEE: determiner ::
determine {v} /dɪˈtɝmɪn/ (to set the limits of) :: déterminer
determine {v} (to ascertain definitely) :: déterminer
determined {adj} /dɪˈtɝmɪnd/ (decided or resolute) :: déterminé, résolu
determinedly {adv} (in a determined manner) :: résolument, déterminément
determiner {n} (class of words) :: déterminant {m}
determiner {n} :: déterminant {m}
determinism {n} /dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪzəm/ (notion in ethics) :: déterminisme {m}
deterministic {adj} /dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪstɪk/ (of or relating to determinism) :: déterministe
deterministic {adj} (of a Turing machine) :: déterministe
deterministic {adj} (having exactly predictable time evolution) :: déterministe
deterministically {adv} (in a deterministic manner) :: déterministiquement
deterrence {n} /dɪˈtɛɹəns/ (act of deterring) :: dissuasion {f}
deterrence {n} (art of producing fear of attacking) :: dissuasion {f}
deterrent {adj} /dɪˈtɛɹənt/ (serving to deter) :: dissuasif {m}, dissuasive {f}
deterrent {n} (Something that deters) :: dissuasion {f}
detersive {adj} (having cleansing abilities) :: détersif {m}, détersive {f}
detest {v} /dɪˈtɛst/ (to dislike intensely) :: détester, mépriser
detestation {n} (hate coupled with disgust) :: détestation {f}
dethrone {v} (forcibly remove a monarch) :: détrôner
dethronize {v} (dethrone) SEE: dethrone ::
detonate {v} /ˈdɛtəneɪt/ (to explode) :: détonner
detonate {v} (to cause to explode) :: détoner, détonner
detonation {n} /dɛtəˈneɪʃən/ (an explosion) :: détonation {f}
detonator {n} /ˈdɛt.ə.neɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (device used to detonate an explosive device) :: détonateur {m}, capsule fulminante {f}
detour {n} /ˈdiː.tʊə(ɹ)/ (diversion or deviation) :: détour {m}
detour {v} (intransitive: to make a detour) :: détourner
detoxification {n} (detoxification) :: désintoxication {f}
detoxify {v} (remove harmful substances) :: désintoxiquer
detractor {n} (a person that belittles the worth of another person or cause) :: détracteur {m}, détracteuse {f}
detriment {n} /ˈdɛtɹɪmənt/ (harm, hurt, damage) :: détriment {m}
detrimental {adj} /ˌdɛtɹɪˈmɛntəl/ (causing damage or harm) :: nuisible, néfaste
detritivore {n} /dɛˈtɹaɪtɪvɔː/ (organism that feeds on detritus) :: détritivore
detritus {n} /dɪˈtɹaɪtəs/ :: détritus {m}
Detroit {prop} /dɪˈtɹɔɪt/ (largest city and former capital of Michigan) :: Détroit {m}
dette {n} (debt) SEE: debt ::
deuce {n} /duːs/ (number two) :: deux {m}
deuce {n} (tennis: tie, both players able to win by scoring two additional points) :: égalité {f}
deus ex machina {n} /ˈdeɪ.əs ɛks ˈmɑːkiːnə/ (contrived plot resolution) :: deus ex machina {m}
deuterium {n} /djuːˈtɪɹi.əm/ (isotope of hydrogen, see also: heavy hydrogen) :: deutérium {m}
deuterocanonical {adj} (of the second canon of the Old Testament) :: deutérocanonique {m} {f}
deuteron {n} (deuterium nucleus) :: deutéron {m}
Deuteronomy {prop} /djuːtəˈɹɒnəmi/ (book of the Bible) :: Deutéronome
deutoxide {n} /djuːˈtɒksaɪd/ (the chemical compound) :: deutoxide {m}, deutoxyde {m}
Deutsche Mark {n} (former currency unit of Germany) :: mark allemand {m}, Deutsche Mark {m}, deutschemark {m}
devaluation {n} (depreciation) :: dévaluation {f}
Devanagari {prop} /ˌdeɪvəˈnɑɡəɹi/ (abugida alphabet of India and Nepal) :: dévanagari {f} {m}, devanagari {f} {m}
devastate {v} /ˈdɛvəsteɪt/ (to ruin many or all things over a large area) :: dévaster
devastated {adj} (ruined, ravaged) :: dévasté, ravagé
devastation {n} /ˌdɛ.vəˈsteɪ.ʃən/ (act of devastating or state of being devastated) :: dévastation {f}
Devejyan {prop} (surname) :: Devedjian
develop {v} /dɪˈvɛ.ləp/ (to progress) :: se développer
develop {v} (to progress through stages) :: se développer, développer
develop {v} (to create) :: développer, créer
develop {v} (to bring out photographic images) :: développer
develop {v} ((chess) to place one's pieces actively) :: se développer
developed {adj} /dɪˈvɛləpt/ ((of a country) not primitive; not third world) :: développé
developed {adj} (mature) :: développé
developed country {n} (country with an advanced economy) :: pays développé {m}
developer {n} /dɪˈvɛləpɚ/ (someone engaged in product creation and improvement) :: concepteur {m}, développeur {m}, créateur {m}
developer {n} (real estate developer) :: promoteur
developer {n} (liquid used in chemical film processing) :: développateur {m}
developer {n} (film developer) :: révélateur {m}
developer {n} (software programmer) :: [-analyste] programmeur {m}, développeur {m}
developer {n} :: promoteur {m}
developing {adj} (of a country) :: en développement
developing country {n} (poorer country) :: pays en voie de développement {m}
development {n} /dɪˈvɛləpmənt/ (process of developing) :: développement {m}
developmental biology {n} (study of the physiological changes that occurs within individual organisms) :: biologie du développement {f}
deverbal {adj} (related to something that is derived from a verb) :: déverbatif
deverbal {n} :: déverbal {m}
deverbative {n} (deverbal) SEE: deverbal ::
deviance {n} /ˈdiːvɪəns/ (variation from expected behavior or form) :: déviance {f}
deviancy {n} /ˈdiː.vij(e)nsiː/ (the state of being deviant) :: déviance {f}
deviant {adj} /ˈdiː.vi.ənt/ (of or pertaining to a deviation) :: déviant {m}
deviant {n} (person who deviates) :: déviant {m}
deviate {v} /ˈdiːvieɪt/ (To go off course from; to change course; to change plans) :: dévier
deviation {n} /diviˈeɪʃən/ (act of deviating) :: déviation {f}
deviation {n} (statistical deviation) :: écart
device {n} /dəˈvaɪs/ (piece of equipment) :: appareil {m}
device {n} (project, stratagem, artifice) :: stratagème {m}, ruse {f}, manœuvre {f}, artifice {m}
device {n} (computing) SEE: peripheral device ::
device driver {n} (software that communicates between operating system and hardware) :: pilote informatique {m}, pilote {m}
devil {n} (dust devil) SEE: dust devil ::
devil {n} /ˈdɛvəl/ (a creature of hell) :: diable {m}
devil {n} (the devil: the chief devil) :: Diable {m}, Satan {m}
devil {n} (bad part of the conscience) :: diable {m}
devil {n} (wicked or naughty person) :: diable {m}
devil {n} (person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him) :: type {m}
devil {n} (in Christian Science, an evil or erring entity) :: diable {m}
devil {n} :: diable {m}
devilish {adj} (resembling or characteristic of a devil) :: diabolique
devilish {adj} (extreme, excessive) :: infernal, diabolique
devil is in the details {proverb} (specific provisions of something may be complicated) :: le diable est dans les détails
Deville {prop} :: Deville
devil-may-care {adj} (carefree) :: insouciant
devil's advocate {n} (debater) :: avocat du diable {m}
devil's advocate {n} :: avocat du diable
devil's beating his wife {interj} (interjection uttered when it rains while the sun is shining) :: le diable bat sa femme et marie sa fille [literally "the Devil is beating his wife and marrying his daughter"]
devil's coach-horse {n} :: ocype odorant {m}, staphylin odorant {m}, staphylin noir {m}
devil's luck {n} (astounding good luck) :: chance du diable {f}
devious {adj} /ˈdiːvi.əs/ (Deviating; not straightforward, not honest, not frank; not standard) :: rusé, roublard {m}, sournois {m}
devise {v} (use the intellect to plan or design) :: concevoir, élaborer
devoid {adj} /dɪˈvɔɪd/ (empty, completely without) :: dépourvu
devolution {n} /diːvəˈluːʃən/ (a rolling down) :: dévolution {f}
devote {v} /dɪˈvəʊt/ (to commit oneself for a certain matter) :: consacrer, vouer
devotee {n} /ˌdɛvəˈtiː/ (admirer) :: inconditionnel
devotion {n} /dɪˈvoʊʃən/ (feelings of strong or fervent affection; dedication) :: dévouement {m}
devotion {n} (religious veneration, zeal, or piety) :: dévotion
devotional {adj} /dɪˈvəʊʃənəl/ (of or pertaining to devotion or worship) :: dévotionnel
devour {v} /dɪˈvaʊ(w)ə(ɹ)/ (to eat greedily) :: dévorer
dew {n} /du/ (moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc) :: rosée {f}
dewatering {n} (technique for the removal of water) :: exondation {f}
dewclaw {n} (dewclaw) :: ergot {m}
dewlap {n} /ˈdu.læp/ (pendulous skin under neck) :: fanon {m}
Dexter {prop} /ˈdɛkstɚ/ (male given name) :: Dexter {m}
dexterity {n} /dɛksˈtɛɹɪti/ (skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands) :: dextérité {f}
dexterous {adj} /ˈdɛkstɹəs/ (skillful with one's hands) :: adroit, habile
dexterously {adv} (in a dexterious manner) :: adroitement, avec dextérité
dextro {adj} (dextrorotatory) SEE: dextrorotatory ::
dextrocardia {n} (abnormality) :: dextrocardie
dextrochere {n} :: dextrochère
dextrogyre {adj} (dextrorotatory) SEE: dextrorotatory ::
dextromanual {adj} (right-handed) SEE: right-handed ::
dextrorotatory {adj} (that rotates the plane of polarized light to the right) :: dextrogyre
dextrose {n} /ˈdɛkstɹəʊz/ (naturally-occurring form of glucose) :: dextrose {m}
Dhaka {prop} /ˈdækə/ (capital of Bangladesh) :: Dacca
dharma {n} /ˈdɑɹ.mə/ (principle that orders the universe) :: dharma {m}
dhimmitude {n} (appeasement towards Islamic demands) :: dhimmitude {f}
Dhivehi {n} (an Indo-Aryan language) :: divehi
dhole {n} /doʊl/ (Asian wild dog) :: dhole {m} {f}
dhoti {n} (dhoti) :: pagne {m}
di- {prefix} (two, twice double) :: di-
diabasic {adj} :: diabasique {m} {f}
diabetes {n} /ˌdaɪəˈbiːtiːz/ (A group of metabolic diseases) :: diabète {m}
diabetes mellitus {n} (medical disorder) :: diabète sucré
diabetic {adj} /daɪəˈbɛtɪk/ (of diabetes) :: diabétique
diabetic {adj} (having diabetes) :: diabétique
diabetic {adj} (suitable for one having diabetes mellitus) :: diabétique
diabetic {n} (person suffering from diabetes mellitus) :: diabétique
diabetologist {n} (physician whose speciality is diabetology) :: diabétologue {m} {f}
diabolic {adj} /ˌdaɪəˈbɒlɪk/ (showing wickedness typical of a devil) :: diabolique
diabolic {adj} (extremely evil or cruel) :: diabolique
diabolically {adv} (In a diabolical manner) :: diaboliquement
diabolo {n} /dɪˈæbələʊ/ (juggling apparatus) :: diabolo {m}
diachronic {adj} /daɪ.əˈkɹɑnɪk/ (changing with time) :: diachronique
diacritic {n} (diacritical mark) SEE: diacritical mark ::
diacritical mark {n} (symbol) :: signe diacritique {m}, diacritique {m}
diadem {n} /ˈdaɪ.ə.dɛm/ (ornamental headband) :: diadème {m}
diadem {n} (crown) :: couronne {f}, diadème {m}
diadem {n} (regal power) :: couronne {f}
diaeresis {n} /daɪˈɛɹəsɪs/ (diacritic placed over a vowel letter) :: tréma {m}, diérèse {f}
diaeresis {n} (separation of a vowel into two distinct syllables) :: diérèse {f}
diagenetic {adj} (of or relating to diagenesis) :: diagenétique
diagnose {v} /daɪəɡˈnəʊz/ (determine the root cause of) :: diagnostiquer
diagnosis {n} /daɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs/ (identification of the nature and cause of an illness) :: diagnostic {m}, diagnose {f}
diagnostic {adj} /daɪəˈɡnɒstɪk/ (of, or relating to diagnosis) :: diagnostique
diagnostician {n} (a medical doctor specialized in diagnoses) :: interniste {m}
diagnostics {n} (the process of determining the state of or capability of a component) :: diagnostic {m}
diagonal {n} (slash) SEE: slash ::
diagonal {adj} /daɪˈæɡənəl/ (geometry: joining two nonadjacent vertices) :: diagonale
diagonal {n} (something forming or resembling a diagonal line) :: diagonale {f}
diagonal element {n} (element on the main diagonal of a square matrix) :: élément diagonal {m}, coefficient diagonal {m}
diagonal matrix {n} (type of matrix) :: matrice diagonale {f}
diagram {n} /ˈdaɪ.ə.ɡɹæm/ (plan, drawing, sketch or outline to show workings or parts relationships) :: diagramme {m}, schéma {m}
diagram {n} (graph or chart) :: diagramme {m}
dial {n} (sundial) SEE: sundial ::
dial {n} /ˈdaɪəɫ/ (graduated, circular scale over which a needle moves) :: cadran {m}
dial {n} (disk with finger holes on a telephone) :: cadran {m}
dial {n} (person's face) :: bouille {f}, tronche {f}
dial {v} (To select a number, or to call someone, on a telephone) :: composer, signaler
dial {n} (clock face) SEE: clock face ::
dialect {n} /ˈdaɪ.ə.ˌlɛkt/ (variety of a language) :: dialecte {m}, patois {m}
dialectal {adj} /ˌdaɪəˈlɛktəl/ (relating to a dialect) :: dialectal
dialectal {adj} :: dialectal
dialect continuum {n} (a range of dialects) :: continuum dialectal {m}
dialectical {adj} (relating to a dialect) SEE: dialectal ::
dialectical {adj} (pertaining to dialectics) :: dialectique
dialectical materialism {n} (branch of philosophy) :: matérialisme dialectique {m}
dialectics {n} (systematic method of argument) :: dialectique {f}
dialectological {adj} :: dialectologique
dialectology {n} (the study of dialects) :: dialectologie {f}
dial indicator {n} (instrument that measures small distances) :: comparateur {m}
diallage {n} /daɪˈælədʒi/ (stone with changing colors) :: diallage {f}
dialog {n} /ˈdaɪəlɑɡ/ (conversation or other discourse between individuals) :: dialogue {m}
dialog {v} (discuss) :: dialoguer
dialog box {n} (window that prompts the user to enter information) :: boîte de dialogue {f}
dialogue {n} /ˈdaɪəlɔɡ/ (conversation or other discourse between individuals) :: dialogue {m}, conversation {f}
dialogue {v} (discuss) :: dialoguer
dial tone {n} (telephony signal) :: tonalité {f}
dialysis {n} /daɪˈælɪsɪs/ (chemical method) :: dialyse {f}
dialysis {n} (rhetoric: asyndeton) SEE: asyndeton ::
diamantiferous {adj} (yielding diamonds) SEE: diamondiferous ::
diameter {n} /daɪˈæmɪtə(ɹ)/ (line) :: diamètre {m}
diameter {n} (length of this line) :: diamètre {m}
diametral {adj} (relating to a diameter) :: diamétral
diametrically {adv} /ˈdaɪ.æ.mɛt.ɹɪk.li/ (on exactly the opposite side) :: diamétralement
diamine {n} (compound containing two amino groups) :: diamine {f}
diamond {n} (rhombus) SEE: rhombus ::
diamond {n} /ˈdaɪ(ə)mənd/ (uncountable: mineral) :: diamant {m}
diamond {n} (gemstone) :: diamant {m}
diamond {n} (card games: card of the diamonds suit) :: carreau {m}
diamond {v} (to adorn with diamonds) :: diamanter
diamondiferous {adj} (yielding diamond) :: diamantifère
diamonds {n} (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♦) :: carreau {m}
Diana {prop} /daɪˈænə/ (Roman goddess) :: Diane {f}
Diana {prop} (female given name) :: Diane {f}
Dianetic {adj} (of or pertaining to Dianetics) :: dianétique
Dianetics {n} /daɪəˈnɛtɪks/ (self-help system now used in Scientology) :: dianétique {f}
Diaoyu Islands {prop} (Senkaku Islands) SEE: Senkaku Islands ::
diaper {n} /ˈdaɪəpə/ (absorbent garment worn by a baby, or by someone who is incontinent) :: couche {f}
diaper {v} (To put diapers on someone) :: langer
diaper lover {n} /ˈdaɪpɚ ˈlʌvɚ/ (person) :: amateur de couches {m}
diaper rash {n} (rash in the diaper area) SEE: nappy rash ::
diaphanous {adj} /daɪˈæf.ən.əs/ (of a fine, almost transparent texture) :: diaphane {m} {f}
diaphanous {adj} (transparent; allowing light to pass through) :: diaphane {m} {f}
diaphragm {n} /ˈdaɪəˌfɹæm/ (anatomy: sheet of muscle separating thorax from abdomen) :: diaphragme {m}
diaphragm {n} (contraceptive device) :: diaphragme {m}
diaphragm {n} (mechanics: flexible membrane) :: membrane {f}
diaphragm {n} (optics: structure with a central aperture used to limit the passage of light) :: diaphragme {m}
diaphragm {v} (optics: to reduce lens aperture) :: diaphragmer
diapir {n} /ˈdaɪ.ə.pɪə(ɹ)/ (intrusion of ductile rock) :: diapir
diapositive {n} (photography: slide) :: diapositive {f}
diarchy {n} (form of government) :: dyarchie {f}, diarchie {f}
diarist {n} /ˈdaɪəɹɪst/ (one who keeps a diary) :: diariste {m} {f}
diarrhea {n} /ˌdaɪ.əˈɹiː.ə/ (medical condition) :: diarrhée {f}, foire {f}
diarrhea {n} (watery excrement) :: chiasse {f}
diarthrosis {n} (a joint that can move freely in various planes) :: diarthrose {f}
diary {n} /ˈdaɪəɹi/ (daily log of experiences) :: journal intime {m}
diaspora {n} /ˈdaɪəˌspɒɹə/ (dispersion of a group of people) :: diaspora {f}
Diaspora {prop} (dispersion of a group of people) :: diaspora {f}
diasporic {adj} (pertaining to a diaspora) :: diasporique {m} {f}
diastolic {adj} /daɪəˈstɒlɪk/ (pertaining to a diastole) :: diastolique
diathermy {n} (generation of heat using high-frequency electromagnetic currents) :: diathermie, diathermie {f}
diatom {n} /ˈdaɪəˌtɑm/ (grouping of minute algae) :: diatomée {f}
diatomaceous earth {n} (soil) :: kieselguhr, terre d'infusoires, terre diatomée
diatomic {adj} /daɪəˈtɒmɪk/ (consisting of two atoms) :: diatomique
diatonic {adj} (diatonic) :: diatonique
diatribe {n} /ˈdaɪ.əˌtɹaɪb/ (bitter denunciation) :: diatribe
diatribe {n} (prolongued discourse) :: diatribe
diazepam {n} /daɪˈæzəpæm/ (minor tranquillizer) :: diazépam {m}
diazonium {n} :: diazonium
dibs {n} /dɪbz/ (a claim to the right to use or enjoy something exclusively or before anyone else) :: prems {m}, preums {m}, [Switzerland] prims, [Canada] shotgun
dibs {interj} (said to reserve to the right to something before anyone else) :: prems {m}, preums {m} [Switzerland, Belgium] prims, [Canada] shotgun
dicastery {n} (administrative body of the Vatican) :: dicastère {m}
dicastery {n} (judicial body of Athens) :: dicastère {m}
dice {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance) SEE: die ::
dicey {adj} /ˈdaɪsi/ (fraught with danger) :: périlleux {m}, risqué {m}
dicey {adj} (of uncertain, risky outcome) :: au résultat incertain, risqué
dichogamy {n} (dichogamy) :: hermaphrodisme successif {m}, hermaphrodisme séquentiel {m}
dichotomy {n} /daɪˈkɒt.ə.mi/ (separation or division into two) :: dichotomie {f}
dichotomy {n} (such a division involving apparently incompatible or opposite principles) SEE: duality ::
dichroic {adj} (Exhibiting dichroism) :: dichroïque
dick {n} /dɪk/ (slang: penis) :: bite {f}, bitte {f}, paf {m}, pine {f}, queue {f}, vit {m}, zob {m}, teub {f}
dick {n} (highly contemptible person) :: connard {m}, pédé {m}
Dickensian {adj} /dɪˈkɛnzɪən/ (of or pertaining to Charles Dickens or his writings) :: dickensien
dickhead {n} /ˈdɪkhɛd/ ((slang) glans penis) :: gland {m}
dickhead {n} ((slang) stupid person) :: tête de nœud {f}, tête de vier {f}, gland {m}, connard {m}
dickhead {n} (glans penis) SEE: glans penis ::
dickslap {n} :: bifle {f}, biffle {f}
dickslap {v} :: bifler, biffler
dicotyledon {n} (in botany) :: dicotylédone
dictaphone {n} (dictation machine) SEE: dictation machine ::
dictate {v} /ˈdɪkˌteɪt/ (to speak in order for someone to write down the words) :: dicter
dictation {n} /dɪkˈteɪʃən/ (the process of speaking for someone else to write down the words) :: dictée {f}
dictation {n} (an activity in school where the teacher reads a passage aloud and the students write it down) :: dictée {f}
dictation machine {n} (sound recording device) :: dictaphone {m}, appareil à dictée {m}
dictator {n} /ˈdɪkteɪtəɹ/ (totalitarian leader of a dictatorship) :: dictateur {m}
dictatorial {adj} /dɪktəˈtɔːɹɪəɫ]/ (of or pertaining to a dictator) :: dictatorial
dictatorship {n} /ˈdɪkteɪtəɹʃɪp/ (a government led by a dictator) :: dictature {f}
dictatorship of the proletariat {n} (the temporary period following the fall of capitalism) :: dictature du prolétariat {f}
diction {n} /ˈdɪkʃən/ (clarity of word choice) :: diction {f}
dictionaric {adj} /ˈdɪkʃənˌɛɹɪk/ (Of or pertaining to a dictionary) :: dictionnairique
dictionary {n} /ˈdɪkʃənɛɹi/ (publication that explains the meanings of an ordered list of words) :: dictionnaire {m}, dico {m} [informal]
dictionary {n} (an associative array) :: tableau associatif {m}, dictionnaire {m}, table d'association {f}
dictionary form {n} (basic form of a word) :: forme canonique {f}
dictyopteran {n} (insect) :: dictyoptère {m}
didactic {adj} /daɪˈdæk.tɪk/ (instructive or intended to teach or demonstrate) :: didactique
didactic {adj} (teaching from textbooks rather than laboratory demonstration and application) :: livresque
didactically {adv} (in didactic manner) :: didactiquement
diderm {adj} (having two cell membranes) :: didermique
didgeridoo {n} /ˌdɪdʒ.əɹ.iˈduː/ (Australian musical instrument) :: didgeridoo {m}
Dido {prop} /ˈdaɪdəʊ/ (founder of Carthage) :: Didon {f}
didymium {n} (mixture of praseodymium and neodymium once thought to be an element) :: didyme {m}
Didymoteicho {prop} (city) :: Didymotique
die {v} /daɪ/ (to stop living) :: mourir, expirer, trépasser, crever [animals]
die {n} (device for cutting into a specified shape) :: matrice {f}, emporte-pièce {m}
die {n} (device used to cut an external screw thread) :: filière {f}
die {n} (fragment of a completed integrated circuit wafer) :: puce {f}
die {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance) :: {m}
diegetic {adj} /ˌdaɪəˈdʒɛtɪk/ :: diégétique
Diekirch {prop} (city) :: Diekirch
dieldrin {n} (cyclodiene insecticide) :: dieldrine
dielectric {n} /ˌdaɪ.ɪˈlɛk.tɹɪk / (physics: nonconducting material) :: dielectrique
die out {v} (to become extinct) :: s'éteindre
dieresis {n} (diacritic) SEE: diaeresis ::
diesel {n} /ˈdisəl/ (fuel) :: diésel {m}, gazole {m}
diet {n} /ˈdaɪət/ (food a person or animal consumes) :: régime
diet {n} (controlled regimen of food) :: régime
diet {n} (council of leaders) :: [Diet of Japan] Diète {f}, parlement {m}
dietary fibre {n} (undigested substance) :: fibre alimentaire {f}
dietetic {adj} /daɪəˈtɛtɪk/ (relating to diet) :: diététique {m}
dietetic {adj} (relating to preparation for those on a restricted diet) :: diététique {m}
diethanolamine {n} (hydroxy secondary amine) :: diéthanolamine {f}
diethylene glycol {n} (organic compound) :: diéthylène glycol
dietitian {n} /daɪəˈtɪʃən/ (person who studies or practices dietetics) :: diététicien {m}; nutritionniste
differ {v} /ˈdɪfə/ (not to have the same characteristics) :: différer
differ {v} (to have diverging opinions, disagree) :: différer
Differdange {prop} (city) :: Differdange
difference {n} /ˈdɪfɹəns/ (quality of being different) :: différence {f}
difference {n} (characteristic of something that makes it different from something else) :: différence {f}
difference {n} (disagreement or argument about something important) :: différend {m}
difference {n} (arithmetic: result of a subtraction) :: différence {f}
difference of two squares {n} (The mathematical identity) :: différence de carré {f}
different {adj} /ˈdɪf.ɹənt/ (not the same) :: différent
different {adj} (unlike most others) :: différent
differentiable {adj} /ˌdɪf.ə(ɹ)ˈɛn.ʃə.bəl/ (having a derivative) :: dérivable
differentiable {adj} (able to be differentiated) :: différenciable
differential {adj} /dɪfəˈɹənʃəɫ]/ (relating to differentiation or differential calculus) :: différentiel
differential calculus {n} (calculus that deals with instantaneous rates of change) :: calcul différentiel {m}
differential equation {n} (equation involving the derivatives of a function) :: équation différentielle {f}
differentiate {v} /ˌdɪ.fəˈɹɛnt.ʃi.eɪt/ (to show or be the distinction) :: distinguer
differentiate {v} (to perceive the difference) :: distinguer
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the derivative) :: dériver
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the differential) :: différencier
differentiation {n} (act of differentiating) :: différentiation {f}
differentiation {n} (act of distinguishing or describing a thing, by giving its different, or specific difference) :: différenciation
differentiation {n} (gradual formation or production of organs or parts by a process of evolution or development) :: différenciation
differentiation {n} (in analysis) :: différentiation {f}
differently {adv} (in a different way) :: différemment
difficult {adj} /ˈdɪfɪkəlt/ (hard, not easy) :: difficile
difficultly {adv} (in a difficult manner) :: difficilement
difficulty {n} /ˈdɪfɪkəlti/ (state of being difficult) :: difficulté {f}
difficulty {n} (obstacle) :: difficulté
diffident {adj} /ˈdɪfɪdənt/ (distrustful) :: méfiant
diffidently {adv} /ˈdɪf.ɪ.dənt.li/ (in a diffident manner; without confidence in oneself) :: timidement, en hésitant, humblement, modestement
diffraction {n} /dɪˈfɹækʃən/ (the breaking up of an electromagnetic wave as it passes a geometric structure) :: diffraction {f}
diffuse {v} /dɪˈfjuz/ (To spread over or through as in air, water, or other matter, especially by fluid motion or passive means) :: diffuser
diffuse {adj} /dɪˈfjus/ (not concentrated) :: diffus
diffusibility {n} :: diffusibilité {f}
diffusion {n} /dɪˈfjuːʒən/ ((physics) the intermingling of the molecules) :: diffusion {f}
dig {v} /dɪɡ/ (to move hard-packed earth out of the way) :: creuser
dig {n} (archeological investigation) :: fouille
digamma {n} /daɪˈɡæmə/ (letter of the Old Greek alphabet) :: digamma {m}
digest {v} /daɪˈdʒɛst/ (to separate food in the alimentary canal) :: digérer
digest {n} /ˈdaɪdʒɛst/ (compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged) :: digeste {m}
digest {n} (magazine of abridged articles) :: revue de presse {f} (see: revue {f})
digestible {adj} /daɪˈdʒɛstəbəɫ/ (capable of being digested) :: digestible
digestif {n} /daɪˈdʒɛstɪf/ (beverage) :: digestif {m}
digestion {n} /daɪˈdʒɛstʃən/ (process in gastrointestinal tract) :: digestion {f}
digestive system {n} (system of organs) :: système digestif {m}
digestive tract {n} (system of organs within multicellular animals which takes in food) :: tube digestif {m}
digger {n} (spade (playing card)) SEE: spade ::
digger {n} (nickname for a friend) SEE: bugger ::
digger {n} /ˈdɪɡɚ/ (large piece of machinery) :: excavatrice {f}, pelleteuse {f}
digger {n} (gold miner) SEE: gold digger ::
dig in one's heels {v} :: freiner des quatre fers
dig into {v} (to research a particular subject) :: se plonger (dans), s'attaquer (à)
digit {n} /ˈdɪdʒɪt/ (finger or toe) :: doigt {m} [finger], orteil {m} [toe]
digit {n} (numeral) :: chiffre {m}
digit {n} (unit of length) :: doigt {m}
digital {adj} /ˈdɪd͡ʒɪtəɫ]/ (having to do or performed with a finger) :: digital
digital {adj} (representing discrete values) :: numérique, digital [anglicism]
digital {adj} (of or relating to computers) :: numérique
digital camera {n} (electronic camera) :: appareil photo numérique {m}
digital divide {n} (gap) :: fossé numérique {m}, fracture numérique {f}
digital footprint {n} (digital evidence of a person's activities on the Internet) :: trace numérique {f}
digitalin {n} /dɪdʒɪˈtɑːlɪn/ (mixture of glycosides) :: digitaline
digitalization {n} (digitization) SEE: digitization ::
digitalize {v} /ˌdɪdʒɪtəˈlaɪz/ (make digital) :: numériser, [informal] digitaliser
digitally {adv} (in a digital manner) :: numériquement
digital television {n} (broadcasting) :: télévision numérique {f}
digital watermark {n} (embedded auxiliary data) :: tatouage numérique {m}
digitisation {n} /ˌdɪdʒɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (the conversion of data from analog to digital or binary) :: numérisation {f}
digitizable {adj} (capable of being digitized) :: numérisable {f}
digitization {n} (conversion of data from digital) :: numérisation
digitize {v} /ˈdɪdʒɪtaɪz/ (represent something as a sequence of binary digits) :: numériser {f}
diglossia {n} /ˌdaɪˈɡlɒsi.ə/ (the coexistence of two closely related native languages) :: diglossie {f}
dignified {adj} /ˈdɪɡnɪfaɪd/ (respectable) :: digne
dignify {v} /ˈdɪɡnɪfaɪ/ (to honor) :: honorer
dignitary {n} /ˈdɪɡnɪtɹi/ (important or influential person) :: dignitaire {f}
dignity {n} /ˈdɪɡnɪti/ (quality or state) :: dignité {f}
dig out {v} (to find or retrieve something by removing overlying material) :: dénicher
digraph {n} /ˈdaɪɡɹɑːf/ (pair of letters) :: digramme {m}
digraph {n} (directed graph) SEE: directed graph ::
digress {v} /daɪˈɡɹɛs/ (to deviate) :: s'écarter, dévier
digression {n} /daɪˈɡɹɛʃən/ (a departure from the main subject in speech or writing) :: digression {f}
dig up {v} (to excavate) :: déplanter
dig up {v} (to discover by digging) :: déterrer, [1] exhumer, dénicher, [2] mettre à jour piocher, déraciner
dihydrogen monoxide {n} (dihydrogen monoxide) :: monoxyde de dihydrogène {m}
Dijon {prop} (city in Burgundy) :: Dijon
dilapidate {v} /dɪˈlæp.ɪ.deɪt/ (to cause to become ruined or put into disrepair) :: délabrer
dilapidate {v} (to squander or waste) :: dilapider
dilapidated {adj} /dɪˈlæpɪdeɪtəd/ (having fallen into a state of disrepair) :: caduc, délabré, infirme, vieux
dilapidation {n} /dəˌlæp.əˈdeɪ.ʃən/ :: délabrement {m}, dilapidation, détournement {m}, dissipation
dilapidator {n} (one who dilapidates) :: dilapidateur {m}
dilatable {adj} (that can be dilated) :: dilatable
dilatation {n} /ˌdaɪleɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ (act of dilating; dilation) :: dilatation {f}
dilate {v} /daɪˈleɪt/ (To enlarge; to make bigger) :: dilater
dilate {v} (To become wider or larger; to expand) :: se dilater
dilation {n} (delay) SEE: delay ::
dilation {n} /daɪˈleɪʃən/ (act of dilating) :: dilatation {f}
dilation and curettage {n} (surgical procedure) :: curetage {m}
dilatory {adj} /ˈdɪlət(ə)ɹi/ (intentionally delaying) :: dilatoire
dildo {n} /ˈdɪɫdoʊ]/ (artificial phallus) :: godemichet {m}, gode {m}, phallus artificiel {m}, olisbos {m}, dildo {m}, miché {m}, michet {m}
dilemma {n} /daɪˈlɛmə/ (circumstance in which a choice must be made between two alternatives) :: dilemme {m}
dilettante {n} /ˈdɪlɪˌtɑnt/ :: dilettante {m} {f}
dilettante {adj} (pertaining to or like a dilettante) :: dilettante
dilettantism {n} (the act of behaving like a dilettante, of being an amateur) :: dilettantisme {m}
diligence {n} /ˈdɪlɪdʒəns/ (qualities of a hard worker, including conscientiousness, determination, perseverance) :: diligence {f}
diligence {n} (public stage-coach) :: diligence {f}
diligent {adj} /ˈdɪlɪdʒənt/ (hard-working and focused) :: industrieux, diligent
diligently {adv} (in a diligent manner) :: diligemment
dill {n} (fool) SEE: fool ::
dill {n} /dɪɫ/ (herb of the species Anethum graveolens) :: aneth {m}
dilly-dally {v} /ˈdɪliˌdæli/ (to waste time) :: procrastiner
dilutable {adj} (Suitable for being diluted) :: diluable
dilute {v} /daɪˈlut/ (to add more of a solvent to a solution; especially to add more water) :: diluer, couper (about wine mainly)
dilute {adj} (having a low concentration) :: dilué {m}, diluée {f}
dilute {adj} (weak) :: faible {m} {f}
dilution {n} /daɪˈluʃən/ (process of making something dilute) :: dilution {f}
diluvial {adj} (Relating to a flood) :: diluvial
dim {adj} /dɪm/ (not bright, not colourful) :: tamisé, faible
dim {adj} (not smart) :: bête
dim {adj} (indistinct) :: flou, indistinct
dime a dozen {adj} (so common as to be practically worthless) :: treize à la douzaine
dimension {n} /daɪ̯ˈmɛnʃn̩/ (single aspect of a thing) :: dimension {f}
dimension {n} (measure of spatial extent) :: dimension {f}
dimension {n} (construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished) :: dimension {f}
dimension {n} (in geometry) :: dimension {f}
dimension {n} (in physics) :: dimension {f}
dimension {n} (in computing) :: dimension {f}
dimension {n} (in science fiction) :: dimension {f}
dimension {v} (to mark, cut or shape something to specified dimensions) :: dimensionner
dimensional {adj} /dɪˈmɛnʃənəl/ (having a stated number of dimensions) :: dimensionnel, de dimension
dimer {n} /ˈdaɪmə(ɹ)/ (a molecule consisting of two identical halves) :: dimère {m}, endoestas
dimethylmercury {n} ((CH3)2Hg) :: diméthylmercure {m}
diminish {v} /dɪˈmɪnɪʃ/ (To make smaller) :: réduire
diminish {v} (To become smaller) :: rétrécir, rapetisser, diminuer
diminish {v} (To taper) :: amincir
diminish {v} (To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone) :: diminuer
diminutive {adj} /dɪˈmɪn.jʊ.tɪv/ (very small) :: minuscule
diminutive {adj} (grammar) :: diminutif {m}
diminutive {adj} :: diminutif
diminutive {n} (grammar: word form expressing smallness) :: diminutif {m}
dimly {adv} /ˈdɪmli/ (in a dim manner) :: faiblement, obscurément, vaguement, confusément
dimmer {n} /ˈdɪməɹ/ (Rheostat) :: gradateur {m}
dimorphism {n} /daɪˈmɔːfɪzəm/ (biology: occurrence of two distinct forms of any part) :: dimorphisme {m}
dimple {n} /ˈdɪmpəl/ (skin depression, especially at corners of the mouth) :: fossette {f}
din {n} /dɪn/ (loud noise) :: vacarme {m}, boucan {m} [colloquial]
dinar {n} /ˈdiːnɑː(ɹ)/ (official currency of several countries) :: dinar {m}
dine {v} /daɪn/ (to eat; to eat dinner or supper) :: dîner
diner {n} /ˈdaɪnə(ɹ)/ (a small and inexpensive type of restaurant which is modelled to resemble a dining car) :: café-restaurant {m}, wagon-restaurant {m}
ding {v} /dɪŋ/ (to hit or strike) :: bigner
ding {v} (to inflict minor damage on) :: bigner
ding-a-ling {n} (dick) SEE: dick ::
ding dong {interj} /dɪŋ(ɡ)ˈdɒŋ(ɡ)/ (onomatopoeia for the sound of a doorbell) :: dring-dring, drelin-drelin
dinghy {n} /ˈdɪŋ.i/ (small boat) :: youyou {m}, petit canoe {m}, dinghy {m}
dinghy {n} (inflatable boat) :: dinghy {m}
dingo {n} /ˈdɪŋɡəʊ/ (wild dog native to Australia) :: dingo {m}
dining car {n} (restaurant carriage) :: wagon-restaurant {m}
dining room {n} (room, in a home or hotel, where meals are eaten) :: salle à manger {f}
dining table {n} (table in the dining room on which meals are served) :: table à manger {f}
dinitrogen {n} (molecule) :: diazote {f}
dinitrogen tetroxide {n} (binary compound nitrogen and oxygen, N2O4) :: peroxyde d'azote {m}
dinky {adj} /ˈdɪŋki/ ((informal, British) Tiny and cute; small and charmful) :: mignon {m}, croquignolet {m}
dinky {adj} ((informal, US) Tiny and insignificant; small and undesirable) :: croquignolet {m}
dinner {n} /ˈdɪnəɹ/ (main meal of the day) :: dîner {m} [Central France], souper {m} [Belgium, Cajun, Swiss and Canadian French; eaten in the evening, but the midday meal is the main meal]
dinner {n} (midday meal) :: déjeuner {m}, dîner [Belgium, Cajun, Swiss, Canadian, Louisiana and Romandy French]
dinner jacket {n} (tuxedo) SEE: tuxedo ::
dinosaur {n} /ˈdaɪnəsɔː(ɹ)/ (extinct reptile) :: dinosaure {m}
diocesan {adj} /daɪˈɑsɪsən/ (pertaining to a diocese) :: diocésain
diocese {n} /ˈdaɪəsɪs/ (region administered by a bishop) :: diocèse {m}, éparchie {f}
Diocletian {prop} /ˌdaɪ.əˈkliːʃən/ (Roman cognomen) :: Dioclétien {m}
diode {n} /ˈdaɪoʊd/ (electronic device) :: diode {f}
dioecy {n} /ˈdaɪ.ɪsi/ (the condition of being dioecious) :: dioécie {f}
Diogenes {prop} /daɪˈɒdʒəniːz/ (Ancient Greek name) :: Diogène {m}
diol {n} (organic compound) :: diol {m}
Diomedes {prop} /daɪəˈmiːdiːz/ (Greek mythical hero) :: Diomède
Dione {prop} /daɪˈoʊni/ (moon of Saturn) :: Dioné
Dionysus {prop} /daɪəˈnaɪsəs/ (Greek god of wine) :: Dionysos {m}
Diophantine equation {n} (polynomial equation) :: équation diophantienne {f}
Diophantus {prop} /daɪəˈfæntəs/ (Greek mathematician) :: Diophante {m}
diopside {n} (mineral) :: diopside {m}
dioptase {n} (Mineral) :: dioptase {f}
diopter {n} (speculum) SEE: speculum ::
dioptrics {n} (study of the refraction of light) :: dioptrique {f}
diorite {n} (Igneous rock) :: diorite {f}
dioritic {adj} :: dioritique {m} {f}
dioxide {n} /daɪˈɒksaɪd/ (any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule) :: dioxyde {m}
dip {v} /dɪp/ (to lower into a liquid) :: tremper, baigner, plonger
dipeptide {n} /daɪˈpɛptaɪd/ (organic compound) :: dipeptide {m}
diphtheria {n} /dɪfˈθiɚɹi.ə/ (infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract) :: diphthérie {f}
diphthong {n} /ˈdɪfθɔŋ/ (complex vowel sound) :: diphtongue {f}
diphthongisation {n} (shift from monophthong to diphthong) :: diphtongaison {f}
diphthongize {v} (to become a diphthong) :: diphtonguer
diploblastic {adj} (having two embryonic germ layers (the ectoderm and the endoderm)) :: diploblastique
diploid {adj} (of a cell, having a pair of each type of chromosome) :: diploïde {m} {f}
diploidy {n} (state of being diploid) :: diploïdie {f}
diploma {n} /dɪˈpləʊmə/ (certificate) :: diplôme {m}
diplomacy {n} /dɪˈploʊ.mə.si/ (art of conducting international relations) :: diplomatie
diplomat {n} /ˈdɪ.plə.mæt/ (person who is accredited to represent a government) :: diplomate {m} {f}
diplomat {n} (someone who uses skill and tact in dealing with other people) :: diplomate {m} {f}
diplomatic {adj} /ˌdɪpləˈmætɪk/ (concerning relationships between governments) :: diplomatique {m} {f}
diplomatic {adj} (exhibiting diplomacy) :: diplomatique
diplomatist {n} (diplomat) SEE: diplomat ::
dipluran {n} (any of various hexapods, of the order Diplura) :: diploure {m}
dipole {n} /ˈdaɪˌpoʊl/ (any object that is oppositely charged at two points) :: dipôle {m}
dipole {n} (any molecule that has delocalised charges) :: dipôle {m}
dipper {n} /ˈdɪpəɹ/ (vessel) :: louche {f}
dipshit {n} /ˈdɪpʃɪt/ (unwanted or undesirable) :: saloperie {f}
dipsology {n} /dɪpˈsɒləd͡ʒi/ (study of the thirst for alcoholic beverage) :: dipsologie {f}
dipsomania {n} /ˌdɪpsə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/ (addiction to alcohol) :: dipsomanie {f}
dipstick {n} /ˈdɪpstɪk/ (a stick or rod) :: jauge
diptote {n} ((grammar) a noun which has only two cases) :: diptote {m}
diptych {n} /ˈdɪp.ˌtɪk/ (picture or series of pictures painted on two tablets) :: diptyque {m}
dire {adj} /ˈdaɪ̯ə(ɹ)/ (warning of bad consequences) :: funeste, sinistre
dire {adj} (requiring action to prevent bad consequences) :: pressant
dire {adj} (expressing bad consequences) :: extrême, terrible
direct {adj} /dɪˈɹɛkt/ (Straight, constant, without interruption) :: direct
direct {v} (to order) :: ordonner
directable {adj} (able to be directed) :: dirigeable {m} {f}
direct current {n} (electric current in which the electrons flow in one direction, but may vary with time) :: courant continu {m}
directed graph {n} (type of graphs) :: graphe orienté {m}
directeur sportif {n} (team manager of a cycle racing team) :: directeur sportif {m}
direct flight {n} (a flight without changing aircraft) :: vol direct {m}
direct free kick {n} (soccer) :: coup franc direct {m}
direction {n} /dəˈɹɛk.ʃən/ (indication of the point toward which an object is moving) :: direction
direction {n} (work of the director (manager)) :: direction
directions {n} (direction) SEE: direction ::
directions {n} /dɪˈɹɛk.ʃənz/ (instructions) :: mode d'emploi
directive {n} /daɪˈɹɛk.tɪv/ (instruction or guideline) :: directive {f}
directive {n} (authoritative decision) :: directive {f}
directive {n} (form of legislative act addressed to the EU Member States) :: directive {f}
directive {adj} (that directs) :: directif {m}, directive {f}
directly {adv} /dɪˈɹɛktli/ (in a direct manner) :: directement
directly {adv} :: directement, tout droit
directly {adv} (immediately) SEE: immediately ::
direct object {n} (the noun a verb is directly acting upon) :: complément d'objet direct {m}, C.O.D. {m}
director {n} /daɪˈɹɛktɚ/ (supervisor, manager, see also: film director) :: directeur {m}, régisseur {m} [film]
directorate {n} /daɪˈɹɛktəɹət/ (an agency headed by a director) :: direction {f}
director general {n} (executive officer) :: directeur général {m}
directory {n} /daɪˈɹɛktəɹi/ (list of names, addresses etc.) :: annuaire
directory {n} (structured listing of files) :: dossier {m}, répertoire {m}
directory {n} (simulated folder) :: dossier {m}, répertoire {m}
directory service {n} (software system) :: service d'annuaire {m}
directrix {n} (a line used to define a curve or surface) :: directrice {f}
direct speech {n} (the writing of speech) :: discours direct {m}
dire straits {n} (difficult position) :: mauvaise passe
dirge {n} /dɝdʒ/ (a mournful poem or piece of music composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.) :: chant funèbre {m}
dirham {n} (unit of currency) :: dirham {m}
dirigible {n} /ˈdɪɹ.ə.dʒə.bəl/ (a self-propelled airship that can be steered) :: ballon dirigeable {m}, dirigeable {m}
dirigible {adj} (steerable) :: dirigeable
dirt {n} /dɝt/ (soil or earth) :: terre {f}, boue {f}
dirt {n} (stain or spot (on clothes etc)) :: salissure {f}, tache {f}
dirt {n} (previously unknown negative information, kompromat) :: kompromat {m}
dirtiness {n} (state or quality of being dirty) :: saleté {f}
dirt road {n} (an unpaved road consisting solely of subgrade material) :: piste {f}
dirt track {n} (dirt road) SEE: dirt road ::
dirty {adj} /ˈdɜːti/ (covered with or containing dirt) :: sale
dirty {adj} (that makes one dirty) :: salissant
dirty {adj} (morally unclean, obscene or indecent) :: cochon
dirty {adj} (dishonourable, violating standards or rules) :: sale
dirty {adj} (illegal, improper) :: sale
dirty {adj} (of color: discolored by impurities) :: sale
dirty {adj} (computing: containing data which need to be written back to a larger memory) :: modifié {m}, modifiée {f}, modifiés {m-p}, modifiées {f-p}
dirty {adv} (in a dirty manner) :: salement
dirty {v} (to make dirty) :: salir
dirty {v} (to stain or tarnish with dishonor) :: salir, avilir
dirty {v} (to become soiled) :: salir, se salir
dirty grease {n} :: cambouis {m}
dirty money {n} (Money illegally gained) :: argent sale
dirty trick {n} (an unkind trick) :: coup de pute {m}, coup bas {m}, sale coup {m}
dirty weather {n} (undesirable weather) :: gros temps {m}
dirty word {n} /ˈdɚɾijˌwɝd/ (word that is considered vulgar) :: gros mot
dis- {prefix} /dɪs/ (reversal or removal) :: dé-
dis- {prefix} (apart) :: dé-
dis {v} (diss) SEE: diss ::
dis {n} (diss) SEE: diss ::
disability {n} /dɪsəˈbɪlɪti/ (legal incapacity or incompetency) :: invalidité {f}
disability {n} (regular payments received by a disabled person) :: pension d'invalidité {f}
disability sport {n} (sport) :: handisport
disabled {adj} /dɪsˈeɪbəɫd]/ (having a physical disability) :: handicapé, infirme, invalide
disabled {adj} :: handicapé
disabled sport {n} (a sport) :: sport adapté
disabuse {v} /dɪsəˈbjuːz/ (free of a misconception) :: détromper, revenir de son erreur
disaccharide {n} /daɪˈsækəɹaɪd/ (a sugar consisting of two monosaccharides) :: disaccharide {m}, diholoside {m}
disadvantage {n} /ˌdɪsədˈvæntɪdʒ/ (weakness) :: désavantage
disadvantage {n} (setback or handicap) :: désavantage
disaffected {adj} /dɪsəˈfɛktɪd/ (estranged) :: rebelle
disaffiliation {n} (the termination of an affiliation; the act of ceasing to be associated with something) :: désaffiliation {f}
disagreement {n} /dɪsəˈɡɹiːmənt/ (A condition of not agreeing or concurring) :: désaccord {m}
disagreement {n} :: désaccord {m}
disallow {v} (to refuse to allow) SEE: forbid ::
disambiguate {v} /dɪ.samˈbɪɡjuːeɪt/ (remove ambiguities) :: désambiguïser, désambigüiser
disambiguation {n} /dɪsæmˌbɪɡjuːˈeɪʃən/ (removal of ambiguity) :: désambiguïsation
disappear {v} /dɪsəˈpɪə/ (to vanish) :: disparaître
disappearance {n} /dɪsəˈpɪəɹəns/ (action of disappearing or vanishing) :: disparition {f}
disappoint {v} /dɪsəˈpɔɪnt/ (to displease by underperforming etc.) :: décevoir, désappointer
disappointed {adj} /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪd/ (defeated of hope or expectation) :: déçu
disappointing {adj} (that disappoints or disappoint) :: décevant
disappointment {n} /dɪsəˈpɔɪntmənt/ (emotion) :: déception {f}
disapproval {n} /dɪsəˈpɹuvəl/ (disapproval) :: désapprobation {f}
disapprove {v} (to refuse to approve) SEE: reject ::
disapprove {v} /dɪsəˈpɹuːv/ (to condemn) :: désapprouver
disarm {v} /dɪsˈɑː(ɹ)m/ (to deprive of arms) :: désarmer
disarmament {n} /dɪsˈɑːməmənt/ (the reduction of military forces and armaments) :: désarmement {m}
disarray {n} /dɪsəˈɹeɪ/ (Want of array or regular order) :: désordre {m}, désarroi {m}, zizanie {f}
disassemble {v} /dɪsəˈsɛmbəɫ/ (to take to pieces) :: désassembler, démonter
disassembler {n} (program that translates machine code into assembly language) :: désassembleur
disassembly {n} /dɪsəˈsɛmbli/ (process of disassembling) :: désassemblage {m}, démontage {m}
disassembly {n} (code generated by a disassembler) :: désassemblage
disaster {n} /dɪˈzæs.tɚ/ (unexpected catastrophe causing physical damage, etc.) :: désastre {m}, catastrophe {f}
disaster {n} (unforeseen event causing great loss, etc.) :: désastre {m}
disastrous {adj} /dɪˈzɑːstɹəs/ (of the nature of a disaster; calamitous) :: désastreux
disavow {v} /dɪsəˈvaʊ/ (to refuse to own or acknowledge) :: désavouer
disavow {v} (to deny or show the contrary of) :: désavouer, désapprouver
disband {v} /dɪsˈbænd/ (to break up or cause to cease to exist) :: démanteler, décommissionner, dissoudre
disbelieve {v} /dɪsbɪˈliːv/ (not believe) :: ne pas croire
disburse {v} /dɪsˈbɚs/ (to pay out) :: débourser
disc {n} (disk) SEE: disk ::
discard {v} /dɪsˈkɑɹd/ (to throw away, reject) :: rejeter
discard {v} (to discard, set aside) SEE: remove ::
disc brake {n} (type of brake) :: frein à disque {m}
discern {v} /dɪˈsɝn/ (to detect with the senses, especially with the eyes) :: discerner
discharge {n} /dɪsˈtʃɑːdʒ/ (act of releasing a member of the armed forces from service) :: licenciement {m}
discharge {n} (volume of water transported by a river in a certain amount of time) :: débit {m}
disciple {n} /dɪˈsaɪpəɫ/ (person who learns from another) :: disciple
disciple {n} (active follower or adherent) :: disciple
discipline {n} /ˈdɪ.sə.plɪn/ (controlled behaviour, self-control) :: discipline {f}
discipline {n} (punishment) :: discipline {f}, pénalité {f}
discipline {n} (specific branch or knowledge or learning) :: discipline {f}, branche {f}
discipline {n} (category in which a certain activity belongs) :: discipline, branche
disc jockey {n} (disc jockey) :: disc jockey {m}
disclaimer {n} /dɪsˈkleɪm.ɚ/ (law: denial) :: clause de non-responsabilité {f}
disclose {v} /dɪsˈkləʊz/ (physically expose to view) :: découvrir, laisser voir
disclose {v} (make known) :: révéler, divulguer
disclose {v} :: révéler
disclose {v} (open up) SEE: open up ::
disclosure {n} /dɪsˈkloʊʒɚ/ (the act of revealing something) :: révélation {f}, divulgation {f}, propagation {f}, publication {f}
disco {n} /ˈdɪskoʊ/ (discotheque) :: boite de nuit, discothèque
disco ball {n} /ˈdɪskoʊ ˌbɑːl/ (mirrored sphere) :: boule à facettes {f}, boule disco {f}
discobolus {n} :: discobole
discography {n} /ˌdɪsˈkɑɡɹəfi/ (complete collection of the releases of a musical act) :: discographie {f}
discoid {adj} (shaped like a disc/disk) :: discoïde
discoloration {n} (act of discolouring or state of being discolored) :: décoloration {f}
discombobulate {v} /ˌdɪs.kəmˈbɒb.jəˌleɪt/ (to befuddle) :: décontenancer, déconfire, déconcerter
discomfit {v} /dɪsˈkʌmfɪt/ (to embarrass greatly) :: déconfire
discomfort {n} /dɪsˈkʌmfɚt/ (mental or bodily distress) :: inconfort {m}
disconcert {v} /ˌdɪskənˈsɝt/ :: déconcerter, confondre, perturber, frustrer
disconcerting {adj} /ˌdɪskənˈsɝtɪŋ/ (tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting) :: troublant {m}
disconnect {n} /dɪskəˈnɛkt/ (break in an existing connection) :: déconnecter
disconsolate {adj} /dɪsˈkɑnsəlɪt/ (inconsolable) :: inconsolable
discontent {n} /ˌdɪskənˈtɛnt/ :: mécontentement, protestation
discontent {n} (dissatisfaction) SEE: dissatisfaction ::
discontention {n} (discontent) SEE: discontent ::
discontinue {v} /dɪskənˈtɪnju/ (to stop a process) :: discontinuer
discontinued {adj} /ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuːd/ (no longer available) :: cessé
discord {n} /ˈdɪskɔɹd/ (strife resulting from lack of agreement; dissension) :: discorde {f}
discordant {adj} (serodiscordant) SEE: serodiscordant ::
Discordianism {prop} /dɪsˈkɔɹdi.ənɪzəm/ (parodic religion based on the worship of Eris) :: discordianisme {m}
discotheque {n} /ˈdɪskəˌtɛk/ (nightclub) :: discothèque {f}
discount {n} /dɪsˈkaʊnt/ (reduction in price) :: rabais {m}
discourage {v} /dɪsˈkʌɹɪdʒ/ (to dishearten) :: décourager
discourage {v} (to persuade somebody not to do something) :: dissuader
discourse {n} /ˈdɪskɔː(ɹ)s/ (expression in (spoken or written) words) :: discours {m}
discourse {n} (formal lengthy exposition of some subject) :: discours {m}
discourse {n} (verbal exchange or conversation) :: conversation {f}, discours {m}
discourse {n} :: discours {m}, discussion {f}, exposé {m}
discourteous {adj} /dɪsˈkɜːtɪəs/ (impolite) :: discourtois
discover {v} /dɪsˈkʌvɚ/ (expose something previously covered) :: découvrir
discover {v} (find something for the first time) :: découvrir
discoverable {adj} (findable) SEE: findable ::
discovered check {n} (situation in chess) :: échec à la découverte {m}
discovery {n} /dɪsˈkʌvəɹi/ (something discovered) :: découverte {f}
discovery {n} (the discovering of new things) :: découverte {f}
discovery {n} :: découverte {f}
discredit {v} (harm reputation) :: discréditer
discredit {n} (act or state) :: discrédit {m}
discreet {adj} /dɪˈskɹiːt/ (respectful of privacy or secrecy; quiet; diplomatic) :: discret
discreet {adj} (not drawing attention, anger or challenge; inconspicuous) :: discret
discreetly {adv} (Acting in a discreet manner) :: discrètement
discreetly {adv} (Inconspicuously) :: discrètement
discrepancy {n} /dɪsˈkɹɛpənsi/ (inconsistency) :: incohérence {f}
discrete {adj} /dɪsˈkɹiːt/ (Separate; distinct; individual) :: distinct {m}, distincte {f}
discrete mathematics {n} (mathematical field) :: mathématiques discrètes {f-p}
discretion {n} /dɪˈskɹɛʃən/ (the quality of being discreet or circumspect) :: discrétion {f}
discretion {n} (the ability to make wise choices or decisions) :: discrétion {f}
discretionary {adj} /dɪsˈkɹɛʃəˌnɛɹi/ (available at one's discretion) :: discrétionnaire
discretization {n} (act of discretizing) :: discrétisation {f}
discretize {v} (convert continuous space into discrete space) :: discrétiser
discriminant {n} (in algebra) :: discriminant {m}
discriminate {v} /dɪsˈkɹɪmɪneɪt/ (to distinguish) :: discriminer
discriminate {v} (to make decisions based on prejudice) :: discriminer
discrimination {n} /dɪskɹɪmɪˈneɪʃən/ (the act of making a distinction, noting differences between things) :: discrimination {f}
discrimination {n} (distinct treatment on the basis of prejudice) :: discrimination {f}
discursion {n} /dɪˈskɝʒən/ (digression) :: digression, détours
discursion {n} (roving about) :: errance, vagabondage
discursion {n} (philosophic reasoning) :: discursion
discus {n} /ˈdɪs.kəs/ (round plate-like object for throwing) :: disque {m}
discus {n} (athletics sport of throwing the discus) :: disque {m}
discuss {v} /dɪsˈkʌs/ (to converse or debate concerning a particular topic) :: discuter, s'entretenir sur, débattre
discussion {n} /dɪˈskʌʃən/ (conversation or debate) :: discussion {f}
discus throw {n} (athletic event where a discus is thrown) :: lancer du disque {m}
discus thrower {n} (athlete) :: lanceur de disque {m}, lanceuse de disque {f}
disdain {n} /dɪsˈdeɪn/ (feeling of contempt or scorn) :: dédain {m}, mépris {m}
disdain {v} (to regard with strong contempt) :: dédaigner, mépriser
disdainful {adj} /dɪsˈdeɪn.fʌl/ (showing contempt or scorn) :: dédaigneux {m}
disease {n} /dɪˈziz/ (an abnormal condition of the body causing discomfort or dysfunction) :: maladie {f}, mal {m}
diseased {adj} /dɪˈziːzd/ (Affected with of suffering from disease) :: malade
disembark {v} /ˌdɪs.ɪmˈbɑːk/ (remove from on board a vessel) :: débarquer
disembark {v} (to go ashore, to leave a train or airplane) :: débarquer
disembodied {adj} /dɪsɪmˈbɒdiːd/ (having no material body, immaterial, incorporeal, insubstantial) :: désincarné
disembowel {v} /dɪsɪmˈbaʊ(ə)ɫ]/ (to take or let out the bowels) :: éventrer, éviscérer
disenchantment {n} /ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃɑːntmənt/ :: désenchantement {m}
disenclave {v} :: désenclaver
disencumber {v} (To remove an encumbrance from) :: déshypothéquer
disenfranchised {adj} (Not represented) :: défavorisé
disentangle {v} /ˌdɪsɪnˈtæŋɡəɫ]/ (extricate) :: démêler
disfigure {v} /dɪsˈfɪɡjɚ/ (change appearance to the negative) :: défigurer
disgorge {v} /dɪsˈɡɔːdʒ/ (to vomit or spew) :: vomir
disgrace {n} /dɪsˈɡɹeɪs/ (condition of being out of favor) :: honte {f}, disgrâce {f}, ignominie {f}
disgraceful {adj} /dɪsˈɡɹeɪsfəɫ]/ (bringing or warranting disgrace) :: honteux, scandaleux, déshonorant, ignominieux
disgruntled {adj} /dɪsˈɡɹʌntl̩d/ (unhappy, dissatisfied) :: mécontent, insatisfait
disgruntled {adj} :: malheureux, insatisfait, frustré
disgruntlement {n} /dɪsˈɡɹʌntəlmɪnt/ (The state of being disgruntled) :: insatisfaction {f}
disguise {n} /dɪsˈɡaɪz/ (attire to hide/assume an identity) :: déguisement {m}
disguise {v} (to change the appearance) :: déguiser
disgust {v} /dɪsˈɡʌst/ (to cause an intense dislike for something) :: dégoûter
disgust {n} (an intense dislike or repugnance) :: dégoût {m}
disgusting {adj} /dɪsˈkʌstɪŋ/ (repulsive, distasteful) :: dégoûtant, dégueulasse
dish {n} /dɪʃ/ (vessel for holding/serving food) :: assiette {f} (for holding food), plat {m} (for serving food)
dish {n} (contents of such a vessel) :: plat {m}
dish {n} (specific type of food) :: plat {m}
dish {n} (tableware to be/being washed) :: vaisselle {f}
dish {n} (type of antenna) :: parabole {f}
dish {n} (slang: sexually attractive person) :: canon {m}
disharmonic {adj} (not harmonic) SEE: disharmonious ::
disharmonious {adj} /dɪshɑːˈməʊni.əs/ (not harmonious) :: dysharmonique {m} {f}
disharmony {n} /dɪsˈhɑːməni/ (the absence of harmony) :: dysharmonie {f}, désharmonie {f}, désaccord {m}
dishcloth {n} (for washing) :: lavette {f}
dishcloth {n} (for drying) :: torchon {m}, linge {m} [Quebec]
dishearten {v} /dɪsˈhɑɹ.tən/ (discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage) :: décourager
dishes {n} /ˈdɪʃɪz/ (dishwashing) :: faire la vaisselle
dishevelled {adj} /dɪˈʃɛvəld/ (untidy in appearance) :: ébouriffé (hair)
dishonest {adj} /dɨˈsɑnɪst/ (not honest) :: malhonnête
dishonor {n} (dishonour) SEE: dishonour ::
dishonor {v} (dishonour) SEE: dishonour ::
dishonour {n} /dɪsˈɒnə(ɹ)/ (shame or disgrace) :: déshonneur {m}
dishonour {v} (to bring disgrace upon someone or something) :: déshonorer
dishtowel {n} (a cloth or towel used to dry dishes) SEE: tea towel ::
dish up {v} (To serve cooked food) :: servir
dishware {n} (crockery) :: vaisselle
dishwasher {n} /ˈdɪʃˌwɑʃɚ/ (machine) :: lave-vaisselle {m}
dishwasher {n} (person) :: plongeur {m}, plongeuse {f}
dishwashing {n} (dishwashing) SEE: dishes ::
disillusion {v} /dɪs.ɪˈluːʒən/ (to free or deprive of illusion; to disenchant) :: désillusionner
disillusion {n} (act or state of disenchanting or freeing from a false belief) :: désillusion {f}
disillusioned {adj} /dɪs.ɪˈluːʒənd/ (experiencing disillusionment) :: désillusionné, désabusé
disillusionment {n} /dɪsɪˈluʒənmənt/ (feeling that arises from the discovery that something is not what it was anticipated to be) :: désillusion {f}
disillusionment {n} (act of freeing from an illusion) :: désillusion {f}
disinfect {v} /dɪs.ɪnˈfɛkt/ (sterilize by the use of cleaning agent) :: désinfecter
disinfectant {n} /dɪs.ɪnˈfɛktənt/ (A substance which kills germs and/or viruses) :: désinfectant {m}
disinfection {n} /dɪsɪnˈfɛkʃən/ (treatment) :: désinfection {f}
disinformation {n} /dɪsˌɪnfɚˈmeɪʃən/ (intentionally false information) :: désinformation {f}
disingenuous {adj} /ˌdɪs.ɪn.ˈdʒɛn.ju.əs/ (not noble; unbecoming true honor) :: sournois
disinherit {v} (to exclude from inheritance) :: déshériter
disinheritance {n} (act of disinheriting) :: exhérédation {f}
disintegrate {v} /dɪsˈɪntɪɡɹeɪt/ (cause to break into parts) :: désintégrer
disintegrate {v} :: désintégrer
disintegration {n} /dɪs.ɪn.tɪˈɡɹeɪʃən/ (a process by which anything disintegrates) :: désintégration {f}
disinterest {n} /dɪsˈɪntɹɛst/ (a lack of interest) :: désintérêt {m}
disinterested {adj} /dɪˈsɪnt(ə)ɹɛstɪd/ (having no stake in the outcome) :: désintéressé
disinterestedness {n} (state or quality of being disinterested) :: désintéressement
disintermediate {v} (to carry out disintermediation) :: court-circuiter
disinvite {v} (to cancel an invitation) SEE: uninvite ::
disjointed {adj} /dɪsˈdʒɔɪn.tʰɪd/ (not connected, coherent, or continuous) :: décousu
disjunction {n} /dɪsˈdʒʌŋk(t)ʃən/ (logic) :: disjonction {f}
disjunctive {n} (disjunction) SEE: disjunction ::
disk {n} /dɪsk/ (a thin, flat, circular plate) :: disque {m}
disk {n} (something resembling a disk) :: disque {m}
disk {n} (intervertebral disc) :: disque {m}
disk {n} (a vinyl phonograph/gramophone record) :: disque {m}
disk {n} (a computer's hard disk) :: disque {m}
diskette {n} /dɪsˈkɛt/ (small, flexible, magnetic disk for storage and retrieval of data) :: disquette {f}
disk jockey {n} (person who selects and plays recorded music) SEE: disc jockey ::
dislike {n} /dɪsˈlaɪk/ (feeling of distaste) :: antipathie {f}
dislike {v} (not to like something) :: ne pas aimer
dislocate {v} /dɪsləʊˈkeɪt/ (to dislodge a bone) :: disloquer, luxer
dislocation {n} /dɪsləʊˈkeɪʃən/ (dislocating of a joint) :: luxation {f}
dislodge {v} /dɪsˈlɒdʒ/ (To remove or force out from a position or dwelling previously occupied) :: déloger
dislodgement {n} (state/process of being dislodged) :: délogement {m}
disloyal {adj} /dɪsˈlɔɪ(j)əɫ]/ (without loyalty) :: déloyal
disloyalty {n} /dɪsˈlɔɪ.(j)əɫ.ti/ (quality of being disloyal) :: déloyauté
dismal {adj} /ˈdɪzməɫ]/ (gloomy and bleak) :: morne, lugubre
dismal {adj} (depressing) :: déprimant
dismantlable {adj} (Capable of being dismantled) :: démontable {m} {f}
dismantle {v} /dɪsˈmæ̃nɾɫ̩]/ (take apart) :: démonter, démanteler
dismantlement {n} :: démantèlement {m}, démontage {m}
dismast {v} (to break off the mast of a ship) :: démâter
dismay {n} /dɪsˈmeɪ/ (a sudden loss of courage) :: désarroi {m}, consternation {f}
dismay {v} (to disable with alarm or apprehensions) :: affliger
dismay {v} (to render lifeless) :: mortifier
dismay {v} (to take dismay or fright) :: avoir peur
dismayed {adj} (having the emotion of dismay) :: consterné
dismember {v} /ˌdɪsˈmɛmbə(ɹ)/ (remove limbs) :: démembrer, dépecer
dismiss {v} /dɪsˈmɪs/ (to discharge) :: renvoyer, limoger, licencier, démettre
dismiss {v} (to order to leave) :: renvoyer, [imperative] rompez
dismiss {v} (to reject, refuse to accept) :: rejeter
dismiss {v} (cricket: to get a batsman out) :: retirer
dismiss {v} (to give someone a red card) :: expulser
dismissal {n} /dɪsˈmɪsəɫ]/ (deprivation of office) :: limogeage {m}, licenciement {m}
dismissal {n} (rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim) :: non-lieu {m}
dismount {v} /dɪsˈmaʊnt/ (to get off) :: démonter
dismount {v} ((computing) to make a mounted drive unavailable for use) :: démonter
dismount {v} (to come down; to descend) :: descendre
dismutate {v} :: dismuter
Disneyan {adj} (of or relating to Walt Disney or his company) :: disneyen
disneyfy {v} :: disneyifier
disobedience {n} /dɪs.əˈbiː.dɪəns/ (refusal to obey) :: désobéissance {f}
disobedient {adj} /dɪs.əˈbiː.dɪənt/ (not obedient) :: désobéissant
disobey {v} /dɪs.əˈbeɪ/ (to refuse to obey an order) :: désobéir
disobey {v} (to refuse to obey) :: désobéir
disorder {n} /dɪsˈɔːdə(ɹ)/ (absence of order) :: désordre {m}
disorder {n} (disturbance of civic order or of public order) :: trouble {m}
disorder {n} (physical or psychical malfunction) :: trouble {m}, désordre
disordered {adj} (chaotic) :: désordonné
disorderly {adj} /dɪsˈɔː.də.li/ (not in order) :: désordonné
disorganization {n} /dɪˌsoɹɡəˌnaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (act of disorganizing) :: désorganisation {f}
disorganization {n} (state of being disorganized) :: désorganisation {f}
disorientation {n} /dɪs.ˌɔ.ɹi.ɪn.ˈtei.ʃn̩/ :: désorientation {f}
disoriented {adj} (having lost one's direction) :: déboussolé
disown {v} /dɪsˈəʊn/ (to refuse to own) :: renier
disparage {n} /dɪsˈpæɹɪd͡ʒ/ (marriage) :: mésalliance {f}
disparage {v} (to match unequally) :: [?] se mésallier
disparage {v} (to dishonor by a comparison) :: dénigrer
disparaging {adj} /dɪsˈpæɹɪdʒɪŋ(ɡ)/ (insulting) :: péjoratif
disparate {adj} /ˈdɪsp(ə)ɹət/ (composed of inherently different elements) :: disparate
disparity {n} /dɪsˈpæɹɪti/ (the state of being unequal; difference) :: disparité {f}
dispassionate {adj} /dɪsˈpæʃənət/ (not showing, and not affected by, emotion, bias, or prejudice) :: dépassionné
dispatch {n} (dismissal) SEE: dismissal ::
dispatcher {n} /ˈdɪs.pætʃ.ə(ɹ)/ (One who dispatches (something)) :: expéditeur {m}
dispatcher {n} (A person who controls the movements of vehicles) :: régulateur {m}
dispatch rider {n} (military messenger) :: estafette {f}
dispel {v} /dɪsˈpɛɫ]/ (to drive away by scattering) :: chasser, dissiper
dispensable {adj} /dɪsˈpɛnsəbəl/ (able to be done without; able to be expended; easily replaced) :: facultatif
dispensary {n} /dɪsˈpɛnsəɹi/ (institution that dispenses medical supplies and advice) :: dispensaire {m}
dispensation {n} /dɪsˌpɛnˈseɪʃən/ (act of dispensing) :: dérogation {f}, dispense {f}
dispense {v} /dɪsˈpɛns/ (to issue, distribute, or put out) :: émettre, distribuer, partager, dispenser
dispense {v} (to supply or make up a medicine or prescription) :: doser, préparer, dispenser
dispense {v} (to eliminate or do without) :: éliminer, se passer de, se dispenser de
dispenser {n} /dɪˈspɛnsə/ (object used to dispense other items) :: distributeur {m}
dispersant {n} (substance used to stabilize a dispersion) :: dispersant
disperse {v} /dɪˈspɜ˞s/ (to scatter) :: [transitive] disperser, [intransitive] se disperser
dispersion {n} /dɪˈspɜːʒən/ (state) :: dispersion {f}
dispersion {n} (process) :: dispersion {f}
dispersion {n} (degree of scatter of data) :: dispersion {f}
dispersion {n} (optics: separation of visible light to its component frequencies) :: dispersion {f}
dispirit {v} (Lower the morale of) :: décourager
dispirited {adj} (without spirit) SEE: despondent ::
displaced person {n} (refugee) :: personne déplacée {f}
display {n} /dɪsˈpleɪ/ (spectacle) :: représentation {f}, spectacle {m}
display {v} (to spread out) :: étaler
display {v} (to show conspicuously) :: afficher, étaler, montrer, présenter
disport {v} (to amuse oneself divertingly or playfully) :: s'amuser
disport {n} (A pastime) :: divertissement {m}
disposable {n} /dɪsˈpoʊzəbl̩/ (object that is designed to be disposed of) :: jetable
disposable {adj} (that is designed to be discarded rather than refilled or repaired) :: jetable
disposable {adj} (available to be used) :: disponible
disposable income {n} (amount of a person's income which is available to be saved or spent) :: revenu disponible {m}
disposal {n} /dɪsˈpəʊzəɫ]/ (arrangement, categorization, classification) :: disposition {f}
disposal {n} (disposing of) :: élimination
disposal {n} (power to use something) :: disposition {f}
dispose {v} /dɪsˈpoʊz/ (to get rid of something) :: se débarrasser de, éliminer
disposition {n} /ˌdɪs.pəˈzɪ.ʃɪn/ (tendency or inclination) :: disposition {f}
disposition {n} (The arrangement or placement of certain things) :: disposition {f}
disposition {n} (Temperamental makeup or habitual mood) :: tempérament {m}
disproportionation {n} (a form of redox reaction wherein the reactant is both oxidized and reduced) :: dismutation {f}
disprove {v} /dɪsˈpɹuːv/ (to refute) :: réfuter
disputable {adj} /dɪsˈpjuːtəbəɫ/ (of opinions, propositions or questions, subject to dispute) :: contestable
dispute {n} /dɪsˈpjuːt/ (argument, failure to agree) :: dispute {f}, litige {m}
disqualify {v} /dɪsˈkwɒlɪfaɪ/ (make ineligible) :: disqualifier
disquietude {n} /dɪˈskwaɪə.tud/ (a state of disquiet, uneasiness, or anxiety) :: angoisse, affres, anxiété, stress, souci, chagrin, préoccupations
disquisition {n} (discourse) :: disquisition {f}
disregard {v} (disregard) SEE: neglect ::
disregard {n} /dɪsɹɪˈɡɑːd/ (not paying attention or caring about) :: mépris {m}
disregard {v} (to ignore) :: ignorer, mépriser
disrespect {n} /dɪsɹɪˈspɛkt/ (lack of respect) :: irrespect {m}
disrespectful {adj} /dɪsɹɪˈspɛktfəɫ]/ (lacking respect) :: irrespectueux
disrespectfully {adv} (in a disrespectful manner) :: irrespectueusement
disrobe {v} /dɪsˈɹoʊb/ (undress someone or something) :: déshabiller, dévêtir
disrupt {v} /dɪsˈɹʌpt/ (to throw into confusion or disorder) :: perturber, déranger
disrupt {v} (to interrupt or impede something) :: interrompre
disrupter {n} (someone or something that disrupts) :: perturbateur {m}
disruption {n} /dɪsˈɹʌpʃən/ (interruption) :: interruption {f}, perturbation {f}, rupture
disruptive {adj} /dɪsˈɹʌptɪv/ (causing disrupt or unrest) :: perturbant, dérangeant
diss {v} /dɪs/ (to put someone down or show verbal disrespect) :: insulter, diffamer
dissatisfaction {n} /dɪsˌsætɪsˈfækʃən/ (unhappiness or discontent) :: insatisfaction {f}, mécontentement {m}
dissatisfactory {adj} (causing dissatisfaction) SEE: unsatisfactory ::
dissatisfied {adj} /dɪsˈsætɪsˌfaɪd/ (feeling or displaying disappointment or a lack of contentment) :: mécontent
dissatisfied {adj} (not satisfied (with the quality of something)) :: insatisfait
dissect {v} /dɪˈsɛkt/ (to study a dead animal's anatomy by cutting it apart) :: disséquer
dissect {v} (to analyze an idea in detail by separating it into its parts) :: disséquer
dissection {n} /dɪˈsɛkʃən/ (the act of dissecting, of cutting a dead body apart) :: dissection {f}
disseminate {v} /dɪˈsɛmɪˌneɪt/ (transitive: to sow and scatter principles, etc. for propagation, like seed) :: disséminer
disseminate {v} (to disseminate) SEE: disperse ::
dissemination {n} /dɨˌsɛmɨˈneɪʃən/ (act of disseminating) :: dissémination {f}
dissension {n} /dɪˈsɛnʃən/ :: dissension {f}
dissent {n} /dɪˈsɛnt/ (disagreement with the ideas of an authority) :: dissidence {f}
dissenter {n} (someone who dissents) :: dissident {m}, dissidente {f}
dissertation {n} /ˌdɪsɚˈteɪʃən/ (formal exposition of a subject) :: dissertation {f}
disservice {n} /dɪ(s)ˈsɝvɪs/ (service that results in harm) :: mauvais service {m}, desservice {m}
dissident {n} /ˈdɪsɪdənt/ (person who opposes the current political structure, group or laws) :: dissident {m}, dissidente {f}
dissimilarity {n} /dɪˌsɪmɪˈlæɹɪti/ (lack of similarity in appearance to something else) :: dissimilitude {f}
dissimilate {v} /dɪˈsɪmɪleɪt/ (make dissimilar) :: dissimiler, distinguer, différentier
dissimilation {n} /ˌdɪsɪmɪˈleɪʃən/ ((phonology) A phenomenon whereby similar consonant or vowel sounds in a word become less similar) :: dissimilation {f}
dissimulation {n} (the act of concealing the truth) :: dissimulation {f}
dissipate {v} (to dissipate) SEE: disperse ::
dissipate {v} /ˈdɪsɪpeɪt/ :: [2,3] dissiper
dissociate {v} /dɪˈsoʊ.ʃi.eɪt/ (to make unrelated) :: dissocier
dissolution {n} /ˌdɪsəˈl(j)uːʃən/ (termination of an organized body or legislative assembly) :: dissolution {f}
dissolution {n} (dissolving, or going into solution) :: dissolution {f}
dissolution {n} :: dissolution {f}
dissolve {v} /dɪˈzɒɫv]/ (to terminate a union of multiple members actively) :: dissoudre
dissolve {v} (transitive: to disintegrate into a solution by immersion) :: dissoudre
dissolve {v} (intransitive: to be disintegrated into a solution by immersion) :: se dissoudre
dissolve {v} (to resolve itself as by dissolution) :: se dissoudre
dissolve {v} :: dissoudre, rompre, annuler, supprimer
dissolvent {adj} :: dissoluble
dissuade {v} /dɪˈsweɪd/ (convince not to try or do) :: dissuader
dissuasion {n} /dɪˈsweɪʒən/ (act or dissuading) :: dissuasion {f}
distaff {n} /ˈdɪstɑːf/ (device to which fibres are attached for temporary storage) :: quenouille {f}
distaff {n} (part of a spinning wheel) :: quenouille {f}
distal {adj} /ˈdɪs.təl/ (remote from the point of attachment or origin) :: distal
distal phalange {n} (bone) :: phalangette {f}
distance {n} /ˈdɪs.tɪns/ (amount of space between two points) :: distance {f}
distance {v} (move away) :: éloigner, s'éloigner
distance education {n} (distance learning) SEE: distance learning ::
distance learning {n} (education obtained remotely) :: formation à distance {f}
distant {adj} /ˈdɪstənt/ (far off) :: distant, lointain, éloigné
distasteful {adj} /dɪsˈteɪstfəɫ/ (unpleasant) :: désagréable, déplaisant
distavorous {adj} :: distavore
distend {v} /dɪsˈtɛnd/ (To extend or expand) :: distendre
distich {n} (a two line stanza making complete sense) :: distique {m}
distich {n} (couplet) SEE: couplet ::
distichous {adj} (arranged in two rows on each side of an axis) :: distique
distil {v} /dɪˈstɪɫ]/ (to subject a substance to distillation) :: distiller
distill {v} (subject to distillation) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (undergo distillation) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (make by distillation) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (exude in small drops) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (trickle down in small drops) SEE: distil ::
distillable {adj} (Capable of being distilled) :: distillable
distillation {n} /dɪstɪˈleɪʃən/ (separation of a substance) :: distillation {f}
distilled water {n} (water that has been purified by distillation) :: eau distillée {f}
distiller {n} (an apparatus that distills, a condenser, a still) :: alambic {m}
distillery {n} /dɪˈstɪləɹi/ (a place where distillation takes place) :: distillerie
distinct {adj} /dɪsˈtɪŋkt/ (very clear) :: distinct, intelligible
distinct {adj} (different from one another) :: distinct
distinct {adj} (noticeably different) :: reconnaissable
distinction {n} /dɪˈstɪŋkʃən/ (that which distinguishes) :: distinction {f}, différence {f}
distinctive {adj} /dɪ'stɪŋktɪv/ (distinguishing) :: distinctif
distinctly {adv} /dɪsˈtɪŋktli/ (in a distinct manner) :: distinctement
distinguish {v} /dɪsˈtɪŋɡwɪʃ/ (to see someone or something as different from others) :: distinguer
distinguish {v} (to see someone or something clearly or distinctly) :: distinguer
distinguish {v} (to make oneself noticeably different) :: (se) distinguer
distinguishability {n} (the state of being distinguishable) :: distinguabilité {f}
distinguishable {adj} /dɪsˈtɪŋ.ɡwɪ.ʃə.bl̩/ (able, or easily able to be distinguished) :: distinguable, distinguible
distinguished {adj} /dɪsˈtɪŋɡwɪʃt/ (celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious) :: distingué
distinguished {adj} (having a dignified appearance or demeanor) :: distingué
distinguishing {adj} (that serves to distinguish) :: distinctif
distort {v} /dɪsˈtɔɹt/ (to bring something out of shape) :: déformer, distordre
distort {v} (to give false account of) :: déformer
distortion {n} /dɪsˈtɔːʃən/ (act of distorting) :: distorsion {f}
distortion {n} (result of distorting) :: distorsion {f}
distortion {n} (effect used in music) :: distorsion {f}
distortion {n} :: corruption {f}, déformation {f}, aberration {f}
distract {v} /dɪsˈtɹækt/ (To divert the attention of) :: distraire
distraction {n} /dɪsˈtɹækʃən/ (mental disorder) :: folie {f}
distraction {n} :: distraction {f}
distraint {n} (right of a landlord to seize the property of a tenant) :: saisie-exécution {f}, saisie mobilière {f}, saisie-arrêt {f}
distraught {adj} /dɪsˈtɹɔːt/ (Deeply hurt, saddened, or worried) :: affolé, égaré, désemparé, éperdu, perturbé
distress {n} /dɪˈstɹɛs/ ((cause of) discomfort) :: détresse {f}
distress {n} (serious danger) :: détresse
distressed {adj} (anxious or uneasy) :: en détresse, accablé
distribute {v} (to distribute) SEE: disperse ::
distribute {v} /dɨˈstɹɪbjuːt/ (to divide into portions and dispense) :: distribuer
distribute {v} (to supply to retail outlets) :: distribuer
distribute {v} (to deliver or pass out) :: distribuer
distribute {v} (to scatter or spread) :: répartir
distribute {v} (to apportion) :: répartir
distribute {v} (to classify or separate into categories) :: répartir
distribution {n} /ˌdɪstɹəˈbjuːʃən/ (act of distribution or being distributed) :: distribution {f}
distribution {n} (distribution in statistics) :: distribution
distribution {n} :: distribution {f}
distributive {adj} (math: property of functions) :: distributif
distributivity {n} (fact of being distributive) :: distributivité {f}
distributor {n} (device that distributes current to the spark plugs) :: delco {m}
district {n} /ˈdɪstɹɪkt/ (administrative division) :: district
district {n} :: district {m}, région {f}
district heating {n} (system) :: chaleur à distance {f}
District of Columbia {prop} (federal capital of the United States of America) :: District de Columbia {m}
distro {n} /ˈdɪstɹəʊ/ (set of software components) :: distrib {f}, distro {f}, distri {f}
distrust {n} /ˈdɪstɹʌst/ (lack of trust or confidence) :: défiance {f}, méfiance {f}
distrust {v} (to put no trust in) :: se méfier
distrustful {adj} (marked by distrust; doubtful; suspicious) :: méfiant, suspicieux
disturb {v} /dɪsˈtɜːb/ (confuse or irritate) :: déranger, perturber, gêner
disturb {v} (have negative emotional impact) :: perturber, déranger
disturbance {n} /dɪˈstɜːbn̩s/ (act of disturbing, being disturbed) :: trouble {m}, tapage {m}
disturbing {adj} /dɪsˈtɜːbɪŋ/ (causing distress or worry) :: dérangeant, perturbant
disulfide bond {n} (covalent bond between two sulfur atoms, formed by the reaction of two thiol groups) :: pont disulfure {m}
disused {adj} /ˌdɪsˈjuːzd/ (no longer in use) :: désuet
disyllabic {adj} /daɪsɪˈlæbɪk/ (comprising two syllables) :: dissyllabique
dit {n} /dɪt/ (spoken representation of a dot in radio and telegraph Morse code) :: ti {m}
ditch {n} /dɪtʃ/ (trench) :: fossé {m}, tranchée {f}, rigole {f}
ditch {v} (to abandon) :: se débarrasser de, laisser tomber, larguer, abandonner
ditch {v} (to play hookey) :: faire l'école buissonnière, [France] sécher
dithyramb {n} (a choral hymn sung in ancient Athens in honor of the god Dionysus) :: dithyrambe {m}
dithyramb {n} (a poem or oration in the same style) :: dithyrambe {m}
ditransitive {adj} (having both a direct and indirect object, see also: ditransitive verb) :: bitransitif
ditsy {adj} (ditzy) SEE: ditzy ::
dittany {n} /ˈdɪtəni/ (dittany of Crete) :: dictame
dittany {n} (Dictamnus albus) SEE: gas plant ::
ditto {adv} (likewise) SEE: likewise ::
ditto {n} /ˈdɪtoʊ/ (the aforesaid) :: idem, dito
ditto {n} :: dito
ditty {n} /ˈdɪti/ (a short verse or tune) :: chansonnette
ditzy {adj} /ˈdɪtsi/ (silly or scatterbrained) :: sot
diuretic {adj} /daɪjəˈɹɛtɪk/ (increasing urination) :: diurétique
diuretic {n} (drug) :: diurétique {m}
diurnal {adj} /daɪˈɝ.nəl/ (happening during daylight; primarily active during the day) :: diurne
diurnal {adj} (botany; of flowers open or releasing perfume during the day) :: diurne
diurnal {adj} (having a daily cycle) :: journalier
diurnal {adj} (done once every day) :: journalier, quotidien
diva {n} /ˈdiːvə/ (female celebrity) :: diva {f}
diva {n} (person who considers herself much more important than others) :: diva {f}
diva {n} :: diva {f}
divan {n} /dɪˈvæn/ (sofa) :: divan {m}
divan {n} (council) :: divan {m}
dive {v} /ˈdaɪv/ (to swim under water) :: nager, plonger
dive {v} (to jump into water) :: plonger
dive {v} (imitate a foul) :: chiquer
dive {n} (a jump into water) :: plongeon {m}
dive {n} (a swim under water) :: plongée {f}
dive {n} (seedy bar) :: gargote {f}
dive {n} (aerial descend with the nose pointed down) :: piqué {m}
diver {n} /ˈdaɪ̯vəɹ/ (someone who dives) :: plongeur {m}
diver {n} (the loon (bird)) SEE: loon ::
divergence {n} /daɪˈvɜː(ɹ)dʒəns/ (the degree of divergence) :: divergence {f}
divergence {n} (mathematical operator) :: divergence {f}
diverse {adj} /dɨ.ˈvɝs/ (various) :: divers
diverse {adj} (different) :: différent
diversification {n} /dɪˌvɝsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (act of diversifying) :: diversification {f}
diversify {v} (To make diverse) :: diversifier
diversion {n} /dɪˈvɝʒən/ (tactic used to draw attention away from the real threat or action) :: diversion {f}
diversion {n} (A detour, such as during road construction) :: déviation {f}
diversity {n} /daɪˈvɜː(ɹ)sɪti/ (quality of being diverse; difference) :: diversité {f}
divert {v} /daɪˈvɝt/ (turn aside) :: dévier
divert {v} (entertain) :: divertir
divertimento {n} /dəˌvɝtəˈmɛntoʊ/ (eighteenth-century composition in several short movements) :: divertimento {m}
divest {v} (undress) SEE: undress ::
divide {v} /dɪˈvaɪd/ (split into two or more parts) :: diviser, fendre
divide {v} (divide up; share by dividing) :: partager
divide {v} (calculate quotient) :: diviser
divide {v} (separate into two or more parts) :: se diviser
divide {v} (of a cell) :: se diviser
divide and conquer {v} (Divide and conquer) :: diviser pour mieux régner
divide and rule {v} (Divide and conquer) :: diviser pour régner
dividend {n} /ˈdɪvɪdɛnd/ (arithmetic: a number or expression) :: dividende {m}
dividend {n} (finance: a payment of money by a company to its shareholders) :: dividende {m}
divider {n} /dɪˈvaɪdə(ɹ)/ (object that separates) :: séparateur {m}, intercalaire {m} (separator used to divide sheets of paper)
divider {n} (median of a highway) :: terre-plein {m}
divination {n} /ˌdɪvɨˈneɪʃən/ (act of divining) :: divination {f}
divine {n} (a deity) SEE: deity ::
divine {adj} /dɪˈvaɪn/ (of or pertaining to a god) :: divin {m}, divine {f}
divine {adj} (of superhuman or surpassing excellence) :: divin {m}, divine {f}
divine {adj} (beautiful, heavenly) :: divin {m}, divine {f}
divine {v} (foretell (something)) :: prédire
divine {v} (guess (something)) :: deviner
diving {n} /ˈdaɪvɪŋ/ (action of the verb "to dive") :: [corresponding to senses of "to dive" translated by "plonger"] plongement {m}, [in football, of a goalkeeper] plongeon {m}
diving {n} (sport of jumping head first into water) :: plongeon {m}
diving {n} (practice of swimming underwater) :: plongée sous-marine {f}
diving {adj} (that or who dives or dive) :: plongeant, plongeur
diving bell {n} (airtight chamber used by divers) :: cloche de plongée {f}
diving board {n} (springboard) SEE: springboard ::
diving header {n} (ball) :: tête plongeante {m}
diving mask {n} (mask worn while diving) :: masque de plongée {m}
diving suit {n} (garment or apparatus worn by a diver for protection from the underwater environment) :: combinaison de plongée {f}
divining rod {n} (rod used for dowsing) :: baguette de coudrier {f}, baguette de sourcier {f}, baguette divinatoire {f}
divinity {n} (deity) SEE: deity ::
divinity {n} /dɪˈvɪnɪti/ (godhood, state of being God or a god) :: déité {f}, divinité {f}
divisibility {n} /dɪˈvɪzɪbɪlɪti/ (property of being divisible) :: divisibilité {f}
divisible {adj} /dɪˈvɪzɪbəɫ]/ (capable of being divided) :: divisible
divisible {adj} (of an integer, that when divided leaves no remainder) :: divisible
divisim {adv} (formal: separately) SEE: separately ::
division {n} /dɪˈvɪʒən/ (act or process of dividing anything) :: division {f}
division {n} (arithmetic: process of dividing a number by another) :: division {f}
division {n} (arithmetic: calculation involving this process) :: division {f}
division {n} (large military unit) :: division {f}
division {n} (section of a large company) :: division {f}
division sign {n} (Symbol) :: signe de division {m}
divisive {adj} /dɪˈvaɪsɪv/ (having a quality that divides or separates) :: clivant
divisor {n} /dɨ.ˈvaɪ.zɚ/ (arithmetic: a number or expression) :: diviseur {m}
divorcé {n} /dɪˈvɔːseɪ/ (a divorced man) :: divorcé {m}
divorce {n} /dɪˈvɔɹs/ (legal dissolution of a marriage) :: divorce {m}
divorce {v} (to legally dissolve a marriage) :: divorcer
divorcée {n} /dɪˈvɔːseɪ/ (a divorced woman) :: divorcée {f}
divorced {adj} (legally dissolved) :: divorcé
divorced {adj} (having had one's marriage legally dissolved) :: divorcé
divorcee {n} /dɪvɔːˈsiː/ (a person divorced) :: divorcé {m}, divorcée {f}
divulge {v} /daɪˈvʌldʒ/ (to make public) :: divulguer, rendre public
divvy up {v} (divide) SEE: divide ::
dizziness {n} (state of being dizzy) :: vertige {m}, défaillance {f}
dizzy {adj} /ˈdɪzi/ (having a sensation of turning around) :: pris de vertige, vaseux, vasouillard
dizzy {adj} (producing giddiness) :: vertigineux, étourdissant
dizzy {adj} (empty-headed, scatterbrained or frivolous) :: tête en l’air, écervelé
dizzyness {n} (dizziness) SEE: dizziness ::
DJ {n} (person who selects and plays recorded music) SEE: disc jockey ::
djembe {n} /ˈdʒɛmbeɪ/ (a large drum played with the hands) :: djembé {m}
Djibouti {prop} /dʒɪˈbuːtiː/ (Republic of Djibouti) :: Djibouti
Djiboutian {n} (person) :: Djiboutien {m}, Djiboutienne {f}
Djiboutian {adj} (pertaining to Djibouti) :: djiboutien {m}, djiboutienne {f}
déjà vu {n} /ˌdeɪ.ʒɑː ˈvuː/ (something which one has or suspects to have seen or experienced before) :: déjà-vu
D major {n} (the major key with D as its tonic) :: ré majeur {m}
D major {n} (the major chord with a root of D) :: ré majeur {m}
D minor {n} (the minor key with D as its tonic) :: ré mineur {m}
D minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of D) :: ré mineur {m}
Dmitry {prop} (transliteration of Дмитрий) :: Dimitri {m}
DMZ host {n} (single node in a DMZ) :: hôte de zone démilitarisée
DNA {phrase} (abbreviation of deoxyribonucleic acid (see deoxyribonucleic acid for full forms)) :: ADN {m}
Dnieper {prop} /ˈnipəɹ/ (river to the Black Sea) :: Dniepr {f}
Dniester {prop} /ˈniːstə]/ (river in Europe) :: Dniestr {m}
do {n} /doʊ/ (tonic of the C major scale) :: do {m}
do {v} (in questions) :: est-ce que [or translated by inversion of the verb and subject]
do {v} (in negations) :: Not used in French
do {v} (referring to an earlier verb (pro-verb)) :: Not used in French
do {v} (perform, execute) :: faire
do {v} (work, suffice) :: aller
do {v} (be reasonable or acceptable) :: aller
do {v} (slang: have sex with) :: se faire
doable {adj} (possible to do) SEE: feasible ::
do away with {v} (abolish; put an end to) :: en finir (avec)
dobbin {n} (old broken-down horse) :: carne {f}
Dobermann {n} (large dog originating in Germany) :: doberman {m}, dobermann {m}
dobra {n} (official currency of São Tomé and Príncipe) :: dobra
Dobruja {prop} (region) :: Dobroudja
Dobsonian telescope {n} (alt-azimuth mounted telescope) :: télescope de Dobson {m}
do business {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate ::
doc {n} /dɒk/ (doctor (informal)) :: toubib
docile {adj} /ˈdɑː.səl/ (yielding to control) :: docile
docileness {n} (docility) SEE: docility ::
docility {n} (the quality of being docile) :: docilité {f}
docimastically {adv} :: docimastiquement
dock {n} /dɒk/ (fixed structure to which a vessel is secured) :: darse {f}
dock {n} (body of water between two piers or wharves) :: darse {f}
dock {n} (device designed as a base for holding a connected portable appliance) :: socle {m}
docker {n} (dockworker) SEE: dockworker ::
docking {n} (process of cutting off or trimming the tail or ears of an animal) :: caudectomie {f}
docking {n} (securing of a vessel to the quayside with cables) :: amarrage {m}
docking {n} (process of connecting one spacecraft to another) :: amarrage {m}
docking station {n} (piece of hardware) :: station d'accueil {f}
dockworker {n} (worker at a dock) :: docker {m}
dockyard {n} (ship repair place) :: chantier naval {m}
doctor {n} /ˈdɑktɚ/ (physician) :: médecin {m}, docteur {m}
doctor {n} (person who has attained a doctorate) :: docteur
doctor {v} (alter or make obscure, in order to deceive) :: falsifier
doctor {n} (veterinarian) SEE: veterinarian ::
Doctor {n} (title of a doctor, used before the doctor's name) :: [used for both a man and a woman] le docteur, [Quebec] la docteure
doctoral thesis {n} (dissertation) :: thèse (de doctorat)
doctorate {n} /ˈdɑk.təɹ.ət/ (highest degree awarded by a university faculty) :: doctorat {m}
Doctor of Philosophy {n} (one of the highest doctorates) :: docteur en philosophie {m}
doctor's certificate {n} (medical certificate) SEE: medical certificate ::
doctrinal {adj} (of or relating to a doctrine) :: doctrinal
doctrinally {adv} (in a doctrinal manner) :: doctrinalement
doctrine {n} /ˈdɑktɹɪn/ (belief) :: doctrine {f}
doctrine {n} (body of beliefs or teachings) :: doctrine {f}
doctype {n} :: doctype
docudrama {n} (drama that combines elements of documentary and drama) :: docufiction {f}
document {n} /ˈdɑkjʊmənt/ (original or official paper) :: document {m}, écrit {m}
document {v} (to record in documents) :: documenter
documentary {adj} /ˌdɑː.kjəˈmɛn.tɚ.i/ (of, related to or based on documents/that serves to document something) :: documentaire
documentary {n} (programme or publication of fact) :: documentaire {m}
documentary {n} (documentary film) :: documentaire {m}
documentation {n} /ˌdɑkjəmənˈteɪʃən/ (documents that explain the operation of a particular machine or software program) :: documentation {f}
dodecadodecahedron {n} /ˌdəʊdɛkəˈˌdəʊdɛkəˈhiːdɹən/ (geometry) :: dodécadodécaèdre
dodecagon {n} (geometry) :: dodécagone {m}
dodecahedron {n} /ˌdoʊdɛkəˈhiːdɹən/ (a polyhedron with 12 faces) :: dodécaèdre {m}
Dodecanese {prop} (an island chain consisting of twelve main islands) :: Dodécanèse {m}
dodecaphonic {adj} (of or pertaining to dodecaphony) :: dodécaphonique {m}
dodecaphonist {n} (proponent of dodecaphony) :: dodécaphoniste {m} {f}
dodge {v} /dɒdʒ/ (to avoid by moving out of the way) :: éviter, contourner, esquiver
dodge {v} (to avoid; to sidestep) :: esquiver
dodgeball {n} (a sport) :: balle aux prisonniers {f}, ballon-chasseur {m}
dodgem {n} (dodgem) SEE: bumper car ::
dodgy {adj} /ˈdɒdʒ.i/ (unsound and unreliable) :: pas fiable, suspect
dodgy {adj} (dishonest) :: malhonnête, croche [Québec]
dodgy {adj} (risky) :: périlleux, risqué
dodo {n} /ˈdoʊˌdoʊ/ (Raphus cucullatus) :: dodo {m}, dronte {m}
dodo {n} (old-fashioned person or institution) :: fossile {m}
doe {n} /doʊ/ (female deer) :: biche {f}
doe {n} (female fallow deer) :: daine {f}
doe {n} (female roe deer) :: chevrette {f}
doe {n} (female rabbit) :: lapine {f}
doe {n} (female hare) :: hase {f}
doe eyes {n} (large seductive eyes) :: yeux doux
does anyone here speak English {phrase} (does anyone here speak English?) :: est-ce qu'il y a quelqu'un ici qui parle anglais ?
dog {n} (metal support for logs) SEE: andiron ::
dog {n} (slang: man) SEE: guy ::
dog {n} (hinged catch) SEE: pawl ::
dog {n} (animal) :: chien {m}
dog {n} (male canine) :: chien {m}, chien mâle {m}
dog {n} (dull, unattractive girl or woman) :: thon {m}
dog {n} (morally reprehensible person, See also scoundrel) :: chien {m}
dogbane {n} (Apocynum) :: apocyn {m}
dog cart {n} /ˈdɒɡcɑːt/ (cart drawn by a dog) :: voiture à chien {f}
dog cart {n} (two wheeled horse-drawn carriage) :: charrette anglaise {f}
dog days {n} (the days between early July and early September) :: canicule {f}
dog days {n} (hot, lazy days) :: canicule {f}
doge {n} /doʊdʒ/ (chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa) :: doge {m}
dog-ear {n} (folded corner of a page) :: corne {f}
dog-ear {v} (fold the corner of a book's page) :: corner
dog-eared {adj} (worn out or shabby from overuse) :: écorné
dog-eared {adj} (to be bent in a manner like the ear of certain dogs) :: corné
dogfish {n} (shark in family Dalatidae) SEE: kitefin shark ::
dog food {n} (food eaten by dogs) :: nourriture pour chien
doggerel {n} /ˈdɒɡəɹəl/ (doggerel poem or verse) :: vers de mirliton {m}
doggy {n} /ˈdɔ.ɡi/ (a dog, especially a small one) :: toutou {m}, chienchien {m}
doggy style {adv} /ˈdɔ.ɡi staɪl/ (in a position) :: en levrette
doggy style {n} (position for such intercourse) :: levrette {f}
doghouse {n} (kennel) SEE: kennel ::
doghouse bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass ::
dog in the manger {n} (one who denies to others something that he or she cannot use) :: chien de mangeoire {m}
Dog Latin {prop} (bad, erroneous Latin) :: latin macaronique {m}, latin de cuisine {m}
dogma {n} /ˈdɔɡ.mə/ (authoritative principle, belief or statement of opinion) :: dogme {m}
dogmatic {adj} /dɒɡˈmatɪk/ (asserting beliefs in an arrogant way) :: dogmatique
dogmatism {n} (arrogance in stating opinion) :: dogmatisme {m}
dogmatist {n} (stubborn, assertive, opinionated person) :: dogmatiste {m} {f}
dog meat {n} (dog eaten as meat) :: viande de chien {f}
Dogrib {prop} (language) :: flanc-de-chien
dog rose {n} (the species Rosa canina) :: rosier des chiens {m}, églantier des chiens {m}, églantier {m}, rosier sauvage {m}
dog rose {n} (a Rosa canina flower) :: églantine {f}, rose sauvage {f}
dogsbody {n} /ˈdɔɡz.bɑ.di/ (Person who does menial work) :: larbin {m}
dog shit {n} (deceitful statements, etc) SEE: bullshit ::
dog shit {n} (fecal matter produced by a dog) :: merde de chien {f}
dogshit {n} (dog excrement) SEE: dog shit ::
dogsitter {n} (one who takes care of dogs when the owner is absent) :: promeneur de chien {m}, promeneuse de chien {f}, dogsitter {m} {f}
Dog Star {prop} (Sirius) SEE: Sirius ::
dog whelk {n} (Nucella lapillus) :: pourpre, pilau
dogwood {n} /ˈdɒɡwʊd/ (tree or shrub of the genus Cornus) :: cornouiller {m}
dogwood winter {n} (blackberry winter) SEE: blackberry winter ::
d'oh {interj} /doʊ/ (expression of frustration) :: t’oh
Doha {prop} /ˈdəʊ.hɑː/ (capital of Qatar) :: Doha {m}
do ill {v} (to harm, to injure) SEE: harm ::
doily {n} /ˈdɔɪli/ (ornamental piece) :: napperon {m}
do in {v} (to kill or end) :: tuer
do it yourself {n} (practice of doing home improvements and maintenance oneself) :: bricolage {m}
dojo {n} /ˈdəʊdʒəʊ/ ((martial arts) training facility) :: dojo {m}
do justice {v} (allow to be apprehended in its full scope) :: rendre justice
dolce far niente {n} /ˌdoʊltʃeɪ ˌfɑɹ niˈɛnteɪ/ (enjoyment of idleness) :: farniente {m}
dolce vita {n} /ˌdoʊltʃeɪ ˈvitə/ (life of self-indulgence and luxury) :: dolce vita {f}
doldrums {n} /ˈdɒl.dɹəmz/ (part of the ocean near the equator, abounding in calms which prevent sailing progress) :: Pot-au-Noir {m}
dole {n} /doʊl/ (unemployment benefit) :: assedics
dole out {v} (to distribute in small quantities) :: distribuer
dolerite {n} (a fine-grained basaltic rock) :: dolérite {f}, diorte {f}, diabase {f}
doleritic {adj} :: doléritique {m} {f}
doline {n} (any sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole ::
doll {n} /dɑl/ (a toy in the form of a human) :: poupée {f}
dollar {n} /ˈdɑlɚ/ (designation for specific currency) :: dollar {m}
dollarization {n} (the process of a country adopting the US dollar as its primary currency) :: dollarisation {f}
dollar sign {n} (punctuation symbol $) :: signe du dollar {m}
dollhouse {n} (miniature house for dolls) SEE: doll's house ::
dollop {n} /ˈdɒləp/ (considerable lump) :: morceau {m}, tranche {f}
doll's house {n} (miniature house for dolls) :: maison de poupée {f}
dolly {n} (doll) SEE: doll ::
dolmen {n} /ˈdɒl.mɛn/ (tomb consisting of a capstone supported by two or more upright stones) :: dolmen {m}
Dolomites {prop} /ˈdoʊl.əˌmaɪts/ (section of the Alps) :: Dolomites {f-p}
dolor {n} (sorrow) :: douleur {f}
Dolores {prop} (female given name) :: Dolorès
dolphin {n} /ˈdɑlfɪn/ (aquatic mammal) :: dauphin {m}
dolphin {n} (maritime structure) :: duc-d'Albe {m}
dolphin {n} (dauphin) SEE: dauphin ::
dolt {n} /doʊlt/ (A stupid person; a blockhead or dullard) :: imbécile
domain {n} /doʊˈmeɪn/ (geographic area owned or controlled by a single person or organization) :: domaine {f}
domain {n} (a field or sphere of activity, influence or expertise) :: domaine {f}
domain {n} ((mathematics) the set on which a function is defined) :: domaine de définition {m}, domaine {m}
domain {n} (DNS domain name) :: domaine {m}
domain {n} (folded section of a protein) :: domaine
Domain Name System {prop} (hostname translation database) :: système de noms de domaine {m}, système d'adressage par domaines {m}, adressage par domaines {m}, annuaire des domaines {m}
domain-specific language {n} :: langage dédié {m}
dome {n} /dəʊm/ (architectural element) :: dôme {m}
Dome of the Rock {prop} (shrine in Jerusalem) :: dôme du Rocher, coupole du Rocher
domestic {adj} /dəˈmɛstɪk/ (of or relating to the home) :: domestique {m} {f}
domestic {adj} (of or relating to activities normally associated with the home, wherever they actually occur) :: [home] domestique {m} {f}, [family] familial {m}, [spouse] conjugal
domestic {adj} ((of a domesticated animal) kept by someone) :: domestique {m} {f}
domestic {adj} (internal to a specific country) :: intérieur, [conflict, quarrel] intestin, national
domesticated {adj} (tame) :: domestiqué
domestication {n} (The act of domesticating the action of taming) :: domestication {f}
domestic cat {n} (a domesticated cat) :: chat domestique {m}
domestic debt {n} (debt owed to creditors resident in the same country as debtor) :: dette intérieure {f}, dette nationale {f}, dette publique {f}
domestic policy {n} :: politique intérieure {f}
domestic violence {n} (violence committed in a domestic setting) :: violence conjugale {f}
domestique {n} (rider who assists) :: équipier {m}
domicile {n} /ˈdɑmɪsaɪl/ (home or residence) :: domicile {m}
dominance {n} /ˈdɑːmɪnəns/ (being in a position over others) :: dominance {f}
dominance {n} (property of a gene) :: dominance {f}
dominant {adj} /ˈdɑmənənt/ (ruling, governing) :: dominant
dominant {adj} (predominant, common) :: dominant
dominate {adj} /ˈdɑːməˌneɪt/ (to govern, rule or control by superior authority or power) :: dominer
domination {n} /ˌdɑːməˈneɪʃən/ (act of dominating) :: domination {f}
dominatrix {n} /ˌdɒmɪˈneɪtɹɪks/ (A dominating woman; a female dominator) :: dominatrice {f}
dominatrix {n} (A dominant female in sadomasochistic practices) :: domina, dominatrice
domineering {adj} (overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian) :: dominateur
Dominic {prop} (male given name) :: Dominique {m}
Dominica {prop} /də.ˈmɪ.nɪ.kə/ (Commonwealth of Dominica) :: Dominique
Dominican {n} /ˌdɑm.ɪˈni.kən/ (person from Dominican Republic) :: Dominicain {m}
Dominican {n} (person from Dominica) :: Dominiquais {m}
Dominican {n} (member of religious order) :: dominicain {m}
Dominican {adj} (from the Dominican Republic) :: dominicain
Dominican {adj} (from Dominica) :: dominiquais
Dominican {adj} (of or belonging to the religious order) :: dominicain {m}
Dominican Republic {prop} /doʊˌmɪn.ɪ.kən ɹəˈpʌb.lɪk/ (country in the Caribbean) :: République dominicaine
dominion {n} /doʊˈmɪnjən/ (power or the use of power; sovereignty over something) :: domination {f}
domino effect {n} (chain of events) :: effet domino {m}
dominoes {n} /ˈdɑmɪnoʊz/ (game) :: domino {m}
Domodedovo {prop} (airport in Russia) :: Domodiedovo {m}
domotics {n} (technology) :: domotique {f}
don {v} /dɑn/ (put on clothes) :: mettre, enfiler, revêtir
don {n} (professor) SEE: professor ::
Donald {prop} /ˈdɒn.əld/ (male given name) :: Donald {m}
Donald Duck {prop} (Disney character) :: Donald Duck {m}, Donald {m}
donate {v} /ˈdoʊˌneɪt/ (to give away something of value) :: donner
donatee {n} (one who receives a donation) :: donataire {m}
Donatello {prop} (Italian artist) :: Donatello
donation {n} /doʊˈneɪʃən/ (a voluntary gift or contribution for a specific cause) :: donation {f}
donatism {n} (Christian belief) :: donatisme {m}
donator {n} (one who donates) :: donateur {m}, donatrice {f}
Donbas {prop} (An industrial region in eastern Ukraine.) :: Donbass {m}
Donbass {prop} (Donbas) SEE: Donbas ::
done {adj} /dʌn/ ((of food) ready, fully cooked) :: fait, prêt, terminé, cuit
done {adj} (being exhausted or fully spent) :: mort
Donetsk {prop} (city) :: Donetsk {m}
Donetsk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state) :: République populaire de Donetsk
dongle {n} (A hardware device utilized by a specific application for purposes of copy protection) :: dongle {m}, clé électronique {f}
donjon {n} (fortified tower) SEE: keep ::
Don Juan {n} (a man who obsessively seduces women; a philanderer) :: don Juan {m}
donkey {n} /ˈdɒŋki/ (a domestic animal, see also: ass) :: âne {m}
donkey {n} (a fool) :: âne {m}
Donner {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus) :: Tonnerre {m}
donor {n} /ˈdoʊnɚ/ (one who donates) :: donateur {m}
do not disturb {phrase} (do not disturb) :: ne pas déranger
do not enter {phrase} (do not enter) :: défense d'entrer
Don Quixote {prop} /ˌdɑn kiˈhoʊti/ (the protagonist of a famous Spanish novel) :: Don Quichotte {m}
Don Quixotesque {adj} (Resembling or characteristic of the fictional character Don Quixote.) :: don-quichottesque
don't {v} /doʊnt/ (do not) :: ne... verb ...pas
don't change a winning team {proverb} :: on ne change pas une équipe qui gagne
don't count your chickens before they're hatched {proverb} (don't count on things if you don't have them yet) :: il ne faut pas vendre la peau de l'ours avant de l'avoir tué (don't sell the bearskin before you have killed it)
don't let the door hit you on the way out {phrase} (good riddance) SEE: good riddance ::
don't look a gift horse in the mouth {proverb} (a phrase referring to unappreciatively questioning of a gift or handout too closely) :: à cheval donné, on ne regarde pas la bouche, à cheval donné on ne regarde pas les dents, à cheval donné on ne regarde pas la bride, à cheval donné on ne regarde pas la denture
don't mention it {phrase} (it is too trivial to warrant thanks) :: de rien, il n'y a pas de quoi, pas de quoi
don't put all your eggs in one basket {proverb} (do not dedicate all your resources to one project) :: il ne faut pas mettre tous ses œufs dans le même panier
don't shoot the messenger {proverb} (the bearer of bad news should not be held accountable for the bad news) :: ne tuez pas le messager, ne tirez pas sur le messager
don't try to teach grandma how to suck eggs {proverb} (don't teach an expert) :: on n'apprend pas à un vieux singe à faire la grimace, ce n’est pas à un vieux singe qu’on apprend à faire des grimaces
don't worry {phrase} (indicates to the interlocutor not to worry about something) :: ne vous inquiétez pas [formal], ne t'inquiète pas [informal], t'inquiète
donut {n} (deep-fried piece of dough) SEE: doughnut ::
doodad {n} (thingy) SEE: thingy ::
doodah {n} (thingy) SEE: thingy ::
doodle {n} /ˈduː.dəl/ (small mindless sketch) :: griffonnage {m}, gribouillis {m}
doodle {n} (penis) :: zizi {m}
doodle {v} (to draw or scribble aimlessly) :: griffonner, gribouiller
doofer {n} (remote control for a television) SEE: remote control ::
doofer {n} (object the name of which the speaker or writer cannot remember or does not know) SEE: thingy ::
doofus {n} /ˈduːfəs/ (person with poor judgement and taste) :: andouille {f}
doohickey {n} /ˈduhɪki/ (a thing) :: truc {m}, machin {m}
doom {n} /duːm/ (death) :: mort {f}
doom {n} (undesirable fate) :: ruine {f}, perte {f}
doom {v} (to condemn) :: condamner
doom {n} (Last Judgment) SEE: Last Judgment ::
doomed {adj} /duːmd/ (certain to suffer death, failure, or a similarly negative outcome) :: condamné
doomsayer {n} /ˈdumˌseɪ.ɚ/ (one who predicts doom) :: apocalyptique {m}
doomsday {n} /ˈduːmz.deɪ/ (day when God is expected to judge the world) :: jour du Jugement dernier {m}
doomsday {n} :: [1-3] jour du Jugement dernier
door {n} /dɔɹ/ (portal of entry into a building, room or vehicle) :: porte {f}, [dated, literary] huis {m}
doorbell {n} (device on or adjacent to an outer door for announcing one's presence) :: sonnette {f}
door chain {n} (a device that allows a door to be partially opened from the inside) :: chaîne de sûreté {f}
door frame {n} (frame into which a door is fitted) :: encadrement de porte {m}
door handle {n} (mechanism used to open or close a door) :: poignée {f}, clenche {f}
doorhandle {n} (door handle) SEE: door handle ::
dooring {n} :: emportiérage
doorjamb {n} (upright post on either side of the door) :: jambage, piédroit {m}
doorkeeper {n} (person in charge of an entryway) :: concierge {m}
doorknob {n} /ˈdɔɹ.nɑb/ (circular device attached to a door, the rotation of which permits the unlatching of a door) :: bouton de porte, clanche {f}, poignée de porte {f}
doorknocker {n} (door knocker) :: heurtoir {m}
doorman {n} (man who holds open the door at the entrance to a building) :: portier {m}
doormat {n} /ˈdɔː(ɹ)ˌmæt/ (coarse mat that appears at the entrance to a house) :: paillasson {m}, essuie-pieds {m}
doormat {n} (someone that is over-submissive to other's wishes) :: carpette {f}, paillasson {m}
doorpost {n} (doorjamb) SEE: doorjamb ::
doorstep {n} (threshold of a doorway) :: seuil {m}
door to door {adv} (from one household or business to the next) :: porte à porte
door to door {adv} (from ultimate origin to ultimate destination) :: porte à porte
door-to-door {adj} (going from house to house) :: porte-à-porte
door-to-door {adj} :: porte-à-porte
doorway {n} /ˈdɔɹweɪ/ (passage of a door) :: embrasure de la porte {f}
doorwoman {n} (woman who holds open the door at the entrance to a building) :: portière {f}
do over {v} (to repeat; to start over) SEE: start over ::
do over {v} (to beat up) SEE: beat up ::
dopamine {n} /ˈdoʊpəmɪn/ (the neurotransmitter) :: dopamine {f}
dopaminergic {adj} (containing, involving or transmitting dopamine) :: dopaminergique
dope {n} /doʊp]/ (viscous liquid used to prepare a surface) :: patine {f}, sous-couche, cirage {m}, cire {f}, vernis {m}, glaçage {m}
dope {n} (absorbent material used to hold a liquid) :: éponge {f}
dope {n} (aeronautics: varnish used to waterproof, strengthen, etc.) :: vernis {m}, cire {f}
dope {n} (slang: any narcotic) :: dope {f}, drogue {f}
dope {n} (slang: any illicit drug) :: dope {f}
dope {n} (slang: information) :: infos {f-p}, fraiches {f-p}, actus {f-p}
dope {n} (slang: a stupid person) :: idiot {m}, con {m}
dope fiend {n} (drug addict) SEE: drug addict ::
doping {n} (use of drugs to improve athletic performance) :: dopage {m}, doping {m}
doping {n} (addition of small quantities of an element to a semiconductor) :: dopage {m}
doppelganger {n} /ˈdɑp(ə)lˌɡɛŋəɹ/ (evil twin) :: jumeau maléfique {m}
doppelganger {n} (remarkably similar double) :: sosie
dor {n} :: géotrupe du fumier {m}
Dorado {prop} (a particular constellation) :: Dorade {f}
Dordogne {prop} (department) :: Dordogne {f}
Dordogne {prop} (river) :: Dordogne {f}
Doric {prop} (Greek dialect) :: dorique {m}
dormant {adj} /ˈdɔɹmənt/ (inactive, asleep, suspended) :: dormant, endormi, inactif
dormant volcano {n} (inactive volcano that may return active) :: volcan endormi {m}
dormer {n} (dormer-window) SEE: dormer-window ::
dormer-window {n} (upright window in a roof) :: lucarne {f}
dormitory {n} /ˈdɔɹmɪtɔɹi/ (room for sleeping) :: [several sleepers] dortoir {m}, [one or very few] cellule
dormitory {n} (building or part thereof) :: résidence {f}, foyer, cité universitaire {m}
dormitory town {n} (bedroom community) SEE: bedroom community ::
dormouse {n} /ˈdɔɹmaʊs/ (rodent) :: loir {m}
Dorothea {prop} (female given name) SEE: Dorothy ::
Dorothy {prop} /ˈdɒɹəθi/ (female given name) :: Dorothée {f}
dorsal fin {n} (fin on a marine animal's back) :: nageoire dorsale {f}
dorveille {n} (creative semi-conscious state) :: assoupissement {m}
Dorylaeum {prop} (ancient city in Anatolia) :: Dorylée
dose {n} /doʊs/ (measured portion of medicine) :: dose {f}
dosh {n} /dɒʃ/ (slang: money) :: fric {m}, pognon {m}, thune {m}
dosimeter {n} (device used to measure a dose) :: dosimètre {m}
do someone's head in {v} (irritate, disturb) :: prendre la tête
doss-house {n} (sleeping-place for the homeless) :: asile de nuit {m}, asile {m}
dossier {n} /ˈdɔs.jeɪ/ (a collection of papers and/or other sources) :: dossier {m}
dot {n} /dɑt/ (small spot or mark) :: point
dot {n} (punctuation mark) :: point {m}
dot {n} (decimal point) :: point {m}
dot {n} (morse code symbol) :: point {m}
dot {n} (dot in URL's or email addresses) :: point {m}
dotage {n} /ˈdoʊtɪdʒ/ (senility) :: débilité sénile {f}, sénilité {f}
dotard {n} /ˈdoʊ.təd/ (old person with impaired intellect) :: radoteur {m}
do the dishes {v} (to wash up dishes) :: faire la vaisselle, faire la plonge [slang]
do the laundry {v} (to wash the laundry) :: faire la lessive, laver
do the math {v} (to figure it out yourself) :: se rendre à l'évidence
do the right thing {v} (act ethically) :: faire la bonne chose
do the trick {v} ((idiomatic) to work) :: faire l'affaire
dot matrix {n} /ˈdɒt ˌmeɪtɹɪks/ (two-dimensional array or pattern of dots) :: à aiguilles, matricielle {f}
dot matrix printer {n} (type of printer) :: imprimante matricielle {f}
dot product {n} (scalar product) SEE: scalar product ::
dotted line {n} (a line made up of dots or dashes) :: pointillé {m}
double {adj} /ˈdʌb.əl/ (made up of two matching or complementary elements) :: double
double {adj} (twice the quantity) :: double
double {n} (twice the number or size etc) :: double {m}
double {n} (a person resembling or standing for another) :: double {m}, sosie {m}
double {n} (a drink with double amount of alcohol) :: double {m}
double {n} (Redundant duplicate in a set) :: doublon {m}
double {v} (to multiply by two) :: doubler
double {v} :: doubler
double act {n} (comic pairing) :: duo comique, duettistes
double agent {n} (spy) :: agent double {m}
double back {v} :: revenir sur ses pas
double bass {n} /ˈdʌ.bl̩beɪs/ (largest instrument of violin family) :: contrebasse {f}
double bed {n} (a bed designed for two adults) :: lit double {m}
double-blind test {n} (form of scientific testing) :: étude en double aveugle {f}
double bridle {n} (bridle) :: bride {f} [complete]
double chin {n} (a layer of fat under the chin) :: double menton {m}
double-click {n} (action or event of pushing mouse-button twice) :: double-clic {m}
double-click {v} (to push a mouse-button twice) :: double-cliquer
double-decker {n} (vehicle with two decks) :: bus à impériale {m}, autobus à impériale {m}
double-decker bus {n} (bus that has two levels of seating) :: bus à impériale {m}, autobus à impériale {m}
double doors {n} (a set of two adjoining doors that can be opened independently) :: porte à deux battants {f}
double Dutch {n} (incomprehensible language) :: charabia {m}
double-edged {adj} (a blade that is sharp on both edges) :: à double tranchant
double-edged sword {n} (idiomatic) :: arme à double tranchant {f}
double English {n} (22-point type) :: petit-canon
double entendre {n} /dubl ɑ̃tɑ̃ːdɹ/ (phrase with two meanings) :: double sens {m}, équivoque
double fault {n} (missing of both the first serve and second serve) :: double faute {f}
double life {n} (double life) :: double vie {f}
double or quits {n} (a bet of the same value as the initial one) :: quitte ou double {m}
double-park {v} (to park a car next to a car already parked on the side of a street) :: se garer en double file
double penetration {n} (The simultaneous penetration of one or more orifices of one person by two other people) :: double pénétration {f}
double pica {n} (22-point type) :: gros-paragon
double pica {n} (24-point type) :: Palestine
double play {n} (baseball etc.) :: double jeu {m}
double room {n} (hotel room with two beds or one double bed) :: chambre double {f}
double sheet bend {n} (knot) :: nœud d'écoute double {m}
double standard {n} (the situation of groups one of which is excused from following a standard) :: deux poids, deux mesures, deux poids et deux mesures
double star {n} (double star) :: étoile double {f}, étoile binaire {f}
double stop {n} :: double corde {f}
doublet {n} /ˈdʌblət/ (article of men's clothing) :: pourpoint
doublet {n} (pair of two similar or equal things) :: doublon {m}
doublet {n} (pair of cognates in a language) :: doublet {m}, doublon {m}
doublethink {n} (The power of holding two contradictory beliefs) :: doublepensée {f}
doubleton {n} (math: set of two elements) :: doubleton {m}
double-u {n} (name of the letter W, w) :: double vé {m}
double-u {n} :: double-vé
doubloon {n} /dʌˈbluːn/ (former Spanish gold coin) :: doublon {m}
doubly {adv} (in a double manner) :: doublement
doubt {n} /daʊt/ (uncertainty) :: doute {m}
doubt {v} (to lack confidence in something) :: douter
doubtful {adj} /ˈdaʊtfəl/ (subject to, or causing doubt) :: douteux, douteuse
doubtfully {adv} (doubtful manner) :: douteusement
doubting Thomas {n} (one who requires proof) :: Thomas l'incrédule {m}
doubtless {adv} /ˈdaʊ̯tləs/ (without question) :: sans aucun doute, sans nul doute, indubitablement
doubtlessly {adv} (doubtless) SEE: doubtless ::
douche {n} /duːʃ/ (a jet or current of water or vapour directed upon some part of the body to benefit it medicinally) :: douche {f}, douche vaginale {f}
douche {n} (a syringe) :: poire de lavement {f}
douche {v} (to use a douche) :: doucher
douchebag {n} /ˈduːʃˌbæɡ/ (slang: jerk, idiot) :: connard {m}, enfoiré {m}, couille molle {f}, crétin, con
dough {n} /doʊ/ (mix of flour and other ingredients) :: pâte {f}
dough {n} (money (slang)) :: fric {m}, oseille {f}, galette {f}, pognon {m}, blé {m}, thune {f}, flouze {m}, grisbi {m}
doughnut {n} /ˈdoʊnət/ (deep-fried piece of dough or batter) :: beignet {m}, donut {m}
Douglas {prop} (capital of the Isle of Man) :: Douglas
doula {n} /ˈduːlə/ (support person) :: doula {f}
doum palm {n} (Hyphaene thebaica) :: doum {m}, palmiere doum d'Égypte {m}
do unto others as you would have them do unto you {proverb} (One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself) :: traite les autres comme tu voudrais être traité
dour {adj} /ˈdʊɹ/ (stern, harsh and forbidding) :: sévère, austère, dur, rigoriste, rigoureux
dour {adj} (unyielding and obstinate) :: rigide, inflexible, obstiné, entêté, têtu
dour {adj} (expressing gloom or melancholy) :: morose, taciturne, mélancolique, lugubre
douse {v} /daʊs/ (plunge suddenly into water; duck; immerse) :: immerger
dove {n} /dʌv/ (bird of the family Columbidae) :: colombe {f}, pigeon {m}
dove {n} (politics: person favouring conciliation) :: colombe {f}
dovecot {n} (dovecote) SEE: dovecote ::
dovecote {n} /ˈdʌv.kɑt/ (house or box in which domestic pigeons breed) :: colombier {m}
dovehouse {n} (dovecote) SEE: dovecote ::
Dover {prop} /ˈdoʊvəɹ/ (port in Kent, England) :: Douvres
dovetail {n} (woodworking) :: queue-d'aronde {f}
dovetail {v} (to unite with a dovetail joint) :: assembler, imbriquer
dovetail {v} (fit together well (transitive)) :: s'imbriquer, concorder, coïncider
dowager {n} /ˈdaʊədʒə/ (widow) :: douairière {f}
dowdy {adj} /ˈdaʊdi/ (plain and unfashionable in style or dress) :: vieux jeu
dowel {n} /ˈdaʊəl/ (a pin fitting into holes, partly in one piece and partly in the other to keep them in their position) :: cheville {f}, goujon {m}
dowel {n} (piece of wood fitted into a surface) :: cheville {f}
dower {n} /ˈdaʊ.ɚ]/ (property given to wife at marriage) :: douaire {m}
do what {interj} ((expressing surprise or lack of comprehension)) :: de quoi?
do without {v} (manage) :: se passer de
down {adv} /daʊn/ (from a high to a low position, downwards) :: à bas, en bas
down {adv} (south) :: sud
down {adv} (sentence substitute for "get down") :: [said to a dog] couché, [said to a person; informal] descends, [said to a person; formal] descendez
down {adj} (depressed) :: dépressif {m}
down {v} (to drink or swallow) :: faire cul sec
down {v} (to drop) :: laisser tomber
down {n} (soft, immature feathers) :: duvet {m}
downbeat {n} (accented beat) :: temps fort
downbeat {adj} (sad) :: triste, pessimiste
downfall {n} (precipitous decline in fortune; death or rapid deterioration, as in status or wealth) :: chute {f}
downhill {adj} (easy) SEE: easy ::
downhill {adv} /ˈdaʊnˌhɪl/ (down a slope) :: en aval
downhill {n} (discipline of alpine skiing) :: descente {f}
downhill {n} (alpine skiing) SEE: alpine skiing ::
downing {n} (defeat) SEE: defeat ::
download {n} /ˈdaʊnˌloʊd/ (file transfer to the local computer) :: téléchargement {m}
download {v} (to transfer data from a remote computer to a local one) :: télécharger
downloadable {adj} (capable of being downloaded) :: téléchargeable
downloader {n} (Person who downloads) :: téléchargeur {m}, téléchargeuse {f}
down payment {n} (payment representing a fraction of the price) :: premier acompte {m}, versement initial {m}
downplay {v} (to de-emphasize; to present or portray something as less important or consequential) :: minimiser
downpour {n} /daʊn.pɔː(ɹ)/ (heavy rain) :: trombe, averse {f}
downpour {v} (rain heavily) :: pleuvoir à verse
down quark {n} (down quark) :: quark bas, quark down {m}
downright {adv} /ˈdaʊnˌɹaɪt/ (really; actually; quite; thoroughly; utterly) :: vraiment, carrément
downshift {v} (shift a transmission into a lower gear) :: rétrograder
downspout {n} (vertical pipe or conduit) :: descente {f}
Down's syndrome {prop} (condition caused by chromosomal deficiency) SEE: Down syndrome ::
downstairs {adv} (downstairs (adverb)) :: au-dessous, en bas
downstairs {n} (the genitalia) :: en bas
downstream {adj} (Lower down, in relation to a river or stream) :: aval, descendant
downstream {adj} (Biology: towards the 3' end of a DNA molecule) :: en aval
downstream {adv} (Following the path of a river or stream) :: dans le sens du courant (descente, vers la vallée) , en aval
Down syndrome {prop} /daʊn ˈsɪndɹəʊm/ (condition caused by chromosomal deficiency) :: syndrome de Down {m}, trisomie 21 {f}
down the hatch {prep} (into the mouth and down the throat) :: cul sec
downtime {n} (amount of time lost) :: temps d'arrêt {m}, repos {m}, pause {f}
down-to-earth {adj} (practical; realistic) :: terre à terre
downtown {n} (either the lower, or the business center of a city or town) :: centre-ville {m}, quartier d'affaires {m}
downtrodden {adj} (oppressed, persecuted or subjugated) :: brimé {m}, écrasé {m}, opprimé {m}
downtrodden {adj} (trodden down) :: écrasé {m}
downturn {n} (a downward trend, or the beginnings of one) :: ralentissement {m}, déclin {m}
down with {interj} (away with (...!)) :: à bas
down with {interj} (Expressing disapproval of or encouraging actions against a person, organization, practice, belief, etc., typically in a public protest.) :: à bas
downy {adj} /ˈdaʊni/ (having down) :: duveteux
dowry {n} /ˈdaʊɹi/ (property or payment given at time of marriage) :: dot {f}
dowser {n} /ˈdæʊzə/ (divining rod or dowsing rod) :: baguette de coudrier {f}, baguette de sourcier {f}, baguette divinatoire {f}
dowser {n} (one who uses the dowser or divining rod) :: rhabdomancien {m}, rhabdomancienne {f}, baguettisant {m}, baguettisante {f}, sourcier {m}, sourcière {f}, radiesthésiste {m} {f}
dowsing {n} (water seeking practice) :: rhabdomancie {f}
doxastic {adj} /dɒkˈsæstɪk/ (related to opinion) :: doxastique
doxology {n} /dɒkˈsɒlədʒi/ (expression of praise to God, especially a short hymn) :: doxologie {f}
doyen {n} /ˈdɔɪ.ən/ (the senior member) :: doyen {m}
doyenne {n} (female doyen) :: doyenne {f}
doyenne {n} (oldest female in group) :: doyenne {f}
do you accept American dollars {phrase} (do you accept American dollars?) :: acceptez-vous dollars américains ?
do you accept credit cards {phrase} (do you accept credit cards?) :: acceptez-vous les cartes de crédit ?
do you believe in God {phrase} (do you believe in God?) :: croyez-vous en Dieu ?, crois-tu en dieu ?
do you come here often {phrase} (do you come here often?) :: venez-vous souvent ici ?
do you have a boyfriend {phrase} (do you have a boyfriend?) :: as-tu un petit-ami ? [informal]
do you have a girlfriend {phrase} (do you have a girlfriend?) :: as-tu une petite-amie [informal]
do you have a menu in English {phrase} (phrase) :: est-ce que vous avez un menu en anglais ?, avez-vous un menu en anglais
do you have any brothers or sisters {phrase} (do you have any siblings?) :: [formal] avez-vous des frères ou soeurs?
do you have any pets {phrase} (do you have pets?) :: [formal] avez-vous des animaux de compagnie ?
do you have children {phrase} (do you have children?) :: [formal] avez-vous des enfants ?, [informal] as-tu des enfants ?
do you have Wi-Fi {phrase} (do you have Wi-Fi?) :: Est-ce que tu as Wi-Fi?, Est-ce que vous avez Wi-Fi?
do you know {phrase} (do you know? (of knowledge)) :: savez-vous ?, est-ce que vous savez ?, sais-tu ? [informal]
do you need help {phrase} (Do you need help?) :: avez-vous besoin d'aide?, as-tu besoin d'aide?
do you speak English {phrase} (do you speak English? (English specifically)) :: [informal] parles-tu anglais ?, tu parles anglais ?, [formal] parlez-vous anglais ?, vous parlez anglais ?
do you speak English {phrase} (do you speak...? (fill with the name of the current foreign language)) :: parles-tu français ? [informal] parlez-vous français ? [formal or plural]
doze {v} (to sleep lightly or briefly) :: somnoler
dozen {n} /ˈdʌzn̩/ (twelve) :: douzaine {f}
dozen {n} (dozens: a large number) :: dizaine
doze off {v} (fall asleep unintentionally) :: s'assoupir
dozy {adj} (sleepy) :: somnolent {m}
département {n} (administrative unit in various French-speaking countries) :: département {m}
Dr {n} (Doctor) :: Dr.
drab {adj} /dɹæb/ (dull, uninteresting) :: drabe
drachma {n} (currency) :: drachme {f}
drachma {n} (coin) :: drachme {f}
Draco {prop} /ˈdɹeɪkoʊ/ (constellation) :: Dragon {m}
Draco {prop} (Athenian lawgiver) :: Dracon
draconian {adj} /dɹəˈkoʊ.ni.ən/ (severe, oppressive or strict) :: draconien
Dracula {prop} /ˈdɹækjʊlə/ (fictional vampire) :: Dracula {m}
draculin {n} /ˈdɹæk.jəl.ɪn/ (glycoprotein) :: draculine {f}
draft {n} /dɹæft/ (early version of a written work) :: brouillon {m}, ébauche {f}
draft {n} (depth of water needed to float ship) :: tirant {m} (d’eau)
draft {n} (current of air) :: courant d'air {m}
draft {n} (amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow) :: gorgée
draft {n} (order for money to be paid) :: traite {f}
draft {n} (conscription) :: conscription {f}
draft {v} (to write a first version) :: ébaucher
draft {v} (to conscript a person) :: enrôler, embrigader, conscrire
draft {adj} (Referring to drinks on tap) :: au fût
draft animal {n} (draught animal) SEE: draught animal ::
draftee {n} (one who is drafted) :: appelé {m}
draft horse {n} (horse used for muscular work) :: cheval de trait {n}
drag {n} (street) SEE: street ::
drag {n} /dɹæɡ/ (resistance of the air or some other fluid) :: trainée
drag {n} (puff on cigarette) :: taffe {f}
drag {n} (someone or something that is annoying or frustrating) :: [vulgar] emmerdeur {m}, [vulgar] emmerdeuse {f}
drag {v} (to pull along a surface) :: traîner
dragée {n} /dɹæˈʒeɪ/ (a sweet or confection, originally used to administer drugs, medicine, etc.) :: dragée {f}
dragline {n} /ˈdɹæɡlaɪn/ (short for dragline excavator) :: dragline {f}
dragline excavator {n} /ˈdɹæɡlaɪn ˈɛkskəˌveɪtə/ (any of several very large vehicles used for lifting) :: dragline {f}
dragnet {n} (net dragged across the bottom) :: chalut {m}
dragoman {n} (an interpreter, especially for the Arabic and Turkish languages) :: drogman, drogoman, dragoman
dragon {n} /ˈdɹæɡən/ (mythical creature) :: dragon {m}
dragon {n} :: vouivre
dragon {n} (Komodo dragon) SEE: Komodo dragon ::
dragon {n} (lizard of the genus Draco) SEE: Draco ::
dragon {n} (constellation Draco) SEE: Draco ::
dragon boat {n} (a type of boat raced in Chinese festivals) :: bateau-dragon {m}
drag one's feet {v} (procrastinate) :: traîner les pieds
dragonfly {n} /ˈdɹæɡənˌflaɪ/ (insect of the infraorder Anisoptera) :: libellule {f}
dragon fruit {n} /ˈdɹæɡ.ən ˌfɹuːt/ (fruit) :: fruit du dragon {m}, pitaya {m} {f}, pitahaya {m} {f}
dragon's blood {n} (bright red resin) :: sang-dragon
dragonslayer {n} (killer of dragons) :: sauroctone {m}
dragon's wort {n} (tarragon) SEE: tarragon ::
dragoon {n} /dɹəˈɡuːn/ (horse soldier) :: dragon {m}
dragoon {n} (variety of pigeon) :: dragon
drag out {v} (To extend or lengthen excessively) :: faire traîner en longueur, faire traîner
drag queen {n} /ˈdɹæɡˌkwiːn/ (male who dresses up in women's clothing) :: drag queen {m} {f}
drain {n} /dɹeɪn/ (conduit for liquids) :: drain {m}, bonde {f}
drain {n} (something consuming resources with no gains) :: hémorragie {f}, gouffre {m}
drain {n} ((electronics) name of one terminal of a transistor) :: drain {m}
drain {v} (to lose liquid) :: drainer
drain {v} (cause liquid to flow out of) :: drainer
drain {v} (dry out a wet place) :: déshydrater, essorer
drainage {n} /ˈdɹeɪnədʒ/ (removal of water) :: drainage {m}
drainage basin {n} (topographic region in which all water drains to a common outlet) :: bassin versant
drainer {n} (frame or rack) :: égouttoir {m}
draining board {n} (board beside a kitchen sink for draining kitchen utensils) :: égouttoir {m}
drainpipe {n} (pipe connecting the drain to the gutter) :: descente
draisine {n} (light auxiliary rail vehicle) :: draisine {f}
drake {n} (male duck) :: canard mâle {m}
Drake equation {prop} (formula) :: équation de Drake
dram {n} (Greek weight) SEE: drachma ::
drama {n} /ˈdɹɑːmə/ (composition) :: drame {m}
drama {n} (theatrical plays) :: drame {m}
drama {n} (dramatic situation) :: drame {m}
dramatic {adj} /dɹəˈmætɪk/ (of or relating to the drama) :: dramatique {m} {f}
dramatic {adj} (striking in appearance or effect) :: spectaculaire {m} {f}, dramatique {m} {f}
dramatist {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright ::
dramatization {n} (the act of dramatizing) :: dramatisation {f}
dramaturge {n} (playwright) :: dramaturge
dramaturgy {n} /ˈdɹæməˌtɜː(ɹ)d͡ʒi/ (art of dramaturgic composition) :: dramaturgie {f}
drape {n} (curtain, drapery) SEE: curtain ::
drapery {n} /ˈdɹeɪpəɹi/ (countable: a piece of cloth, hung vertically as a curtain) :: rideau {m}
drastic {adj} /ˈdɹæs.tɪk/ (extreme, severe) :: draconien, drastique [criticized], énergique
drastically {adv} (to a drastic degree) :: extrêmement
drat {v} /dɹæt/ (to damn or curse) :: jurer
draught animal {n} (animal used to pull heavy objects) :: animal de trait {m}
draughtproof {adj} (that prevents the access of draughts) :: calfeutré {m}
draughtproof {v} (to seal an opening to prevent draughts) :: calfeutrer
draughtproofing {n} (material to making something draughtproof) SEE: weatherstrip ::
draughtproofing {n} (act of draughtproofing) :: calfeutrage {m}, calfeutrement {m}
draughts {n} /dɹæfts/ (game for two players) :: jeu de dames {m}, dames {f-p}
draughtsman {n} /ˈdɹɑːftsmən/ (person skilled at drawing engineering or architectural plans) :: dessinateur {m}
Drava {prop} /ˈdɹɑːvə/ (river) :: Drave {f}
Dravidian {prop} /dɹəˈvɪdɪən/ (family of languages) :: dravidien {m}
draw {v} /dɹɔ/ (to produce a picture) :: dessiner
draw {v} (to drag, pull) :: tirer
draw {v} (to pull out) :: dégainer
draw {v} (to extract a liquid, or cause a liquid to come out) :: tirer, puiser, extraire
draw {v} (to attract) :: attirer
draw {v} (to deduce or infer) :: tirer, inférer, inférer
draw {v} (to rely on) :: tirer
draw {v} (to end a game with neither side winning) :: égaliser
draw {v} (to determine the result of a lottery) :: tirer
draw {v} (cardgames: to take the top card of a deck into hand) :: tirer
draw {n} (tie as a result of a game) :: égalité {f}, match nul, remise {f}
draw {n} (procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined) :: tirage {m} (au sort)
draw {v} (to cause) SEE: cause ::
draw {v} (to inhale) SEE: inhale ::
draw {v} (to disembowel) SEE: disembowel ::
draw a blank {v} (being unable to recall a piece of information) :: avoir un trou de mémoire (to have a memory gap)
draw attention {v} (to rouse someone to notice something, to cause someone to focus on something) :: attirer l'attention
drawback {n} /ˈdɹɔːˌbæk/ (a disadvantage) :: inconvénient {m}, désavantage
drawback {n} (a partial refund) :: drawback {m}
drawbridge {n} /ˈdɹɔːbɹɪdʒ/ (bridge which can be raised) :: pont-levis {m}
drawer {n} /dɹɔɹ/ (open-topped box in a cabinet used for storing) :: tiroir {m}
drawer {n} (one who draws something) :: dessinateur {m}
drawer {n} (artist who primarily makes drawings) :: dessinateur {m}, dessinatrice {f}
drawers {n} (plural of drawer) SEE: drawer ::
drawers {n} (long underpants) :: caleçon {m}, culotte {f}
drawing {n} /ˈdɹɔ.ɪŋ(ɡ)/ (picture, likeness, diagram or representation) :: dessin {m}
drawing {n} (graphic art form) :: dessin {m}
drawing {n} (action where the outcome is selected by chance using a draw) :: pige {f}
drawing pin {n} (tack for attaching paper) SEE: thumbtack ::
draw lots {v} :: tirer au sort
draw near {v} (to approach) :: approcher, s'approcher
draw one's last breath {v} (to die) :: rendre le dernier soupir
draw the short straw {v} (to select the shortest straw) :: tirer la courte paille
draw the short straw {v} (to be selected to do an undesirable task) :: tirer la courte paille
draw up {v} (to compose a document) :: rédiger
draw up {v} (to arrange in order or formation) :: former
draw up {v} (to cause to come to a halt) :: arrêter
draw up {v} (to come to a halt) :: s’arrêter
dread {v} /dɹɛd/ (to fear greatly) :: redouter, craindre
dread {v} (to anticipate with fear) :: redouter, craindre
dread {n} (great fear in view of impending evil) :: crainte {f}
dreaded {adj} /ˈdɹɛdɪd/ (Causing fear, dread or terror) :: redoutable
dreadful {adj} /ˈdɹɛd.fʊl/ (causing dread) :: redoutable {m} {f}, affreux {m}, terrible {m} {f}
dreadfully {adv} /ˈdɹɛd.fʊl.i/ (in a dreadful manner) :: terriblement
dreadlocks {n} (hair left to grow into long matted strings) :: dreadlocks {m-p}, cadenettes {f-p}
dreadnought {n} (battleship) :: dreadnought {m}
dream {n} /dɹim/ (imaginary events seen while sleeping) :: rêve {m}, songe {m}
dream {n} (hope or wish) :: rêve {m}, songe {m}, voeu {m}, souhait {m}, vœu {m}
dream {n} (visionary scheme) :: rêve {m}
dream {v} (see imaginary events while sleeping) :: rêver
dream {v} (to hope, to wish) :: rêver, souhaiter
dream {v} (to create an imaginary experience) :: rêver
dream {v} (daydream) SEE: daydream ::
dreamcatcher {n} (decorative Native American object) :: capteur de rêves {m}, attrapeur de rêves {m}, attrape-rêves {m}
dream come true {n} (desire that has finally happened) :: rêve qui se réalise {m}
dreamer {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird ::
dreamer {n} /ˈdɹimɚ/ (one who dreams) :: rêveur {m}, rêveuse {f}
dreamish {adj} (resembling a dream) SEE: dreamlike ::
dreamland {n} (imaginary world experienced while dreaming) :: pays de rêve
dreamlike {adj} (like something from a dream) :: onirique {m} {f}, rêveur
dreamt {adj} /ˈdɹɛmt/ (imagined or only extant in a dream) :: rêvé {m}
dream up {v} (have an imaginative, unusual or foolish idea, invent something unreal) :: imaginer, inventer
dreamy {adj} (resembling a dream) SEE: dreamlike ::
dreary {adj} (drab) :: terne {m} {f}, insipide {m} {f}
dredge {n} (dragnet) SEE: dragnet ::
dredger {n} /ˈdɹɛdʒ.ə(ɹ)/ (A vessel) :: dragueur, bateau de dragage
dreg {n} /dɹɛɡ/ (sediment in a liquid) :: lie
dreg {n} (the lowest and most worthless part of something) :: lie {f} [people]
dreggy {adj} (muddy) SEE: muddy ::
dregs {n} /dɹɛɡz/ (settled sediment) :: lie {f}
dregs {n} (the worst and lowest) :: lie {f}
dreidel {n} /ˈdɹeɪ.dəl/ (four-sided spinning top) :: sevivon, dreydel
drench {v} /dɹɛntʃ/ (to soak, to make very wet) :: tremper
drenched {adj} /dɹɛntʃt/ (completely wet; sodden) :: trempé
Drenthe {prop} (province of the Netherlands) :: Drenthe
Dresden {prop} /ˈdɹɛzdən/ (capital city of the German Federal State of Saxony) :: Dresde {f}
dress {n} /dɹɛs/ (garment) :: robe {f}
dress {n} (apparel) :: tenue {f}
dress {v} (to clothe (something or somebody)) :: habiller
dress {v} (to clothe oneself) :: s'habiller
dress {v} (to bandage (a wound)) :: panser
dressage {n} /ˈdɹɛs.ɑːʒ/ (schooling of a horse) :: dressage {m}
dressage {n} (horse sport) :: dressage {m}
dress code {n} (formal specification of acceptable attire) :: code vestimentaire {m}
dressed {v} /ˈdɹɛst/ (having clothes on) :: habillé, vêtu
dressed to the nines {adj} (very fancily or formally dressed) :: sur son trente et un, tiré à quatre épingles
dresser {n} /ˈdɹɛsə/ (bedroom furniture) :: commode {f}
dresser {n} (wardrobe assistant in a theatre) :: habilleur {m}
dressing-down {n} (reprimand) SEE: reprimand ::
dressing gown {n} /ˈdɹɛsɪŋ ɡaʊn/ (item of clothing) :: robe de chambre {f}, peignoir {m}
dressing room {n} /ˈdɹɛsɪŋ ɹʊm/ (changing room) :: vestiaire {m}
dressing table {n} (low table equipped with mirror for dressing and makeup) :: coiffeuse {f}, commode {f} [dresser]
dressmaker {n} /ˈdɹɛsˌmeɪkɚ/ (person who makes women's clothes) :: couturière {f}
dressmaking {n} (the craft of making dresses) :: couture {f}
dress rehearsal {n} (rehearsal prior to a public spectacle, where all the performers are in costume) :: répétition générale {f}
dress shirt {n} (collared shirt) :: chemise {f}
dress up {v} (to wear fancy dress) :: se costumer
dribble {v} /ˈdɹɪ.bɫ̩/ (to let saliva drip from the mouth) :: baver
dribble {v} (to fall in drops or an unsteady stream) :: goutter
dribble {v} (to run with the ball, controlling its path with the feet) :: dribbler
dribble {v} (to bounce the ball with one hand at a time) :: dribbler
dribble {v} (to advance by dribbling) :: dribbler
dribble {v} (to move the ball, by repeated light kicks) :: dribbler
dribble {n} (trickle) :: bave {f}
dribble {n} (small amount of liquid) :: goutte {f}
dribble {n} (sport) :: dribble {m}
dribbler {n} (Person who dribbles) :: baveur {m}, baveuse {f}
dribbler {n} (Person who performs dribbling) :: dribbleur {m}, dribbleuse {f}
dried {adj} /dɹaɪd/ (without water or moisture) :: séché
dried fruit {n} (small fruit that have been preserved by drying) :: fruit sec {m}
drift {n} (shallow place in a river) SEE: ford ::
drift {n} /dɹɪft/ (act or motion of drifting) :: dérive {f}
drift {v} (to move slowly, pushed by currents of water, air, etc) :: dériver
drift {v} (to move haphazardly without any destination) :: errer
drift {v} (to deviate gently from the intended direction of travel) :: dévier
drifter {n} /ˈdɹɪftɚ/ (person) :: vagabond {m}
drift meter {n} (optical device) :: dérivomètre
driftwood {n} (floating piece of wood) :: bois flotté
driftwood {n} (wood that has been cast ashore) :: bois flotté
drill {v} /dɹɪl/ (to make a hole) :: forer, percer
drill {v} (to practice) :: s'entraîner
drill {v} (to cause to drill, or practise) :: entraîner
drill {v} (to repeat in order to make remember) :: rabâcher
drill {v} (to investigate closer) :: approfondir
drill {v} (vulgar: to have sexual intercourse with) :: baiser, niquer
drill {n} (tool) :: foreuse {f}, perceuse {f}
drill {n} (driving part of a drill) :: chignole {f}
drill {n} (agricultural implement) :: sillon {m}
drill {n} (light furrow or channel to put seed into) :: sillon {m}
drill {n} (activity done as an exercise or practice) :: exercice {m}, entraînement {m}
drill {n} (Old World monkey) :: drill {m}
drill {n} (cotton fabric) :: coutil {m}
drill bit {n} (twist drill) SEE: twist drill ::
drink {v} /dɹɪŋk/ (consume liquid through the mouth) :: boire
drink {v} (consume alcoholic beverages) :: boire
drink {n} (served beverage) :: verre {m}, boisson {f}
drink {n} (served alcoholic beverage) :: verre {m}
drink {n} (action of drinking) :: boire
drink {n} (type of beverage) :: boisson {f}
drinkable {adj} (safe to drink) :: potable {m} {f}, buvable
drinkable {adj} (of good or satisfactory quality) :: buvable
drink-driver {n} :: conducteur ivre {m}, conductrice ivre {f}
drink-driving {n} (drink-driving) SEE: drunk driving ::
drinker {n} (one that drinks) :: buveur {m}, buveuse {f}
drinker {n} (regular drinker) :: buveur {m}, buveuse {f}
drinking-bout {n} (period of drinking) :: soûlerie {f}, beuverie {f}
drinking fountain {n} (device that is used to provide water to drink) :: fontaine à boire
drinking game {n} (game involving drinking) :: jeu à boire {m}
drinking song {n} (song which celebrates or accompanies drinking alcohol) :: chanson à boire {f}
drinking straw {n} (a long plastic or paper tube through which a drink is drunk) :: paille {f}
drinking water {n} (water for humans) :: eau potable {f}
drink like a fish {v} (drink alcohol heavily) :: boire comme un trou
drip {v} /dɹɪp/ (to fall one drop at a time) :: goutter, goutteler, tomber goutte à goutte
drip {v} (to leak slowly) :: suinter
drip {n} (an apparatus that slowly releases a liquid) :: goutte-à-goutte {m}
dripping {n} (fat) :: dégoulinade {f}, ruissellement {m}
drive {n} /dɹaɪv/ (motivation to do or achieve) :: motivation {f}, volonté {f}
drive {n} (military: sustained advance) :: avancée {f}, offensive {f}
drive {n} (trip made in a motor vehicle) :: voyage (en voiture/auto) {m}, virée (en voiture/auto) {f}
drive {n} (psychology: desire or interest) :: pulsion {f}
drive {n} (computing: mass-storage device) :: lecteur {m}
drive {v} (herd (animals) in a particular direction) :: conduire, guider
drive {v} (cause animals to flee out of) :: battre, chasser
drive {v} (move something by hitting it with great force) :: enfoncer
drive {v} (cause a mechanism to operate) :: emmener, entrainer
drive {v} (operate (a wheeled motorized vehicle)) :: conduire
drive {v} (to motivate) :: pousser
drive {v} (compel (to do something)) :: pousser
drive {v} (cause to become) :: rendre
drive {v} (to travel by operating a motorized vehicle) :: conduire, aller, rouler
drive {v} (convey (a person, etc) in a wheeled motorized vehicle) :: conduire
drive away {v} (to force someone to leave) :: repousser
drive-in {n} (outdoor cinema) :: ciné-parc {m}, drive-in {m}
drive-in {n} (drive-in restaurant) SEE: drive-through ::
drivel {n} /dɹɪv.əl/ (senseless talk) :: foutaise
drivel {n} (saliva, drool) :: bave {f}
drivel {v} (to have saliva drip from the mouth) :: baver
drivel {v} (to talk nonsense) :: radoter, baragouiner
drive off {v} (force to leave or go away) :: chasser, déloger
driver {n} /ˈdɹaɪvɚ/ (one who drives something) :: conducteur
driver {n} (person who drives a motorized vehicle, such as a car or a bus) :: conducteur {m}, chauffeur {m}
driver {n} (person who drives some other vehicle) :: conducteur {m}, conductrice {f}
driver {n} (program acting as interface between an application and hardware) :: pilote {m}
driver's licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license ::
driver's license {n} (documenting permitting a person to drive) :: permis de conduire {m}
drive sale {n} (garage sale) SEE: garage sale ::
driveshaft {n} (a shaft used to transmit rotary motion) :: arbre {m}
drive-through {n} (establishment providing drive-through service) :: drive {m}, drive-in {m}
driveway {n} (short private road that leads to a house or garage) :: allée
driving {n} /ˈdɹaɪvɪŋ/ (action of the verb to drive in any sense) :: conduite {f}
driving {n} (action of operating a motor vehicle) :: conduite {f}
driving licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license ::
driving school {n} (institution where people learn to drive) :: auto-école {f}
drizzle {v} /ˈdɹɪz.l/ (to rain lightly) :: bruiner, pleuvioter, grainasser [Louisiana]
drizzle {v} (to pour slowly and evenly) :: mouiller
drizzle {n} (light rain) :: bruine {f}, crachin {m}, grainasse {f} [Louisiana]
drizzle {n} ((slang) water) :: flotte {f}
Drôme {prop} (département) :: Drôme {f}
drogue {n} /dɹəʊɡ/ (aeronautics: conical parachute pulled by aircraft) :: panier-entonnoir {m} (for refuelling)
drogue {n} (wind cone) :: cône {m}
droll {adj} /dɹoʊl/ (oddly humorous; whimsical) :: fantaisiste
dromedary {n} /ˈdɹɑmədeɹɪ/ (Camelus dromedarius, the single-humped camel) :: dromadaire {m}
drone {n} /dɹoʊn/ (male bee) :: faux-bourdon
drone {n} (unmanned aircraft) :: drone {m}
drone {n} (hum or buzz) :: bourdonnement
drone {n} (drudge) :: idiot utile, dupe
dronist {n} :: droniste {m} {f}
drool {v} (to secrete saliva in anticipation of food) :: saliver, baver
drool {n} (saliva) :: bave {f}
droop {v} /ˈdɹuːp/ (to sink or hang downward; to sag) :: tomber
drop {n} /dɹɑp/ (small mass of liquid) :: goutte {f}, larme {f}
drop {n} (a fall) :: chute {f}
drop {v} (to fall) :: tomber
drop {v} (to allow to fall from one's grasp) :: laisser tomber
drop-ball {n} (method of restarting play) :: entre-deux {m}
dropbox {n} /ˈdɹɑp.bɑks/ :: boîte de dépôt {f}, urne {f}
drop by {v} (to visit informally and spontaneously) :: passer
drop dead {v} (to die suddenly) :: tomber raide mort
drop-down {n} (type of menu) SEE: dropdown list ::
dropdown {n} (computing: selection object) SEE: dropdown list ::
dropdown list {n} (user interface element) :: liste déroulante {f}, listes déroulantes {f-p}
drop goal {n} (a type of goal in rugby) :: drop {m}
drop in the bucket {n} (an effort or action having very little influence, especially as compared to a huge problem) :: une goutte dans l'océan
drop in the ocean {n} (drop in the bucket) SEE: drop in the bucket ::
drop kick {n} (drop kick in rugby) :: drop
droplet {n} /ˈdɹɑːplət/ (very small drop) :: gouttelette {f}, goutte {f}
dropper {n} /ˈdɹɒp.ə/ (utensil) :: compte-goutte {m}
droppings {n} (animal excrement) :: crotte {f}, fiente {f} [especially birds]
drop shot {n} (a lightly struck shot that lands just in play) :: amorti {m}
dropsy {n} (swelling) :: hydropisie {f}
drosera {n} (Any of several plants) :: droséra {f}
drosophila {n} ( ) :: drosophile
drought {n} /dɹaʊt/ (period of unusually low rain fall) :: sécheresse {f}, siccité {f}
drove {n} /dɹəʊv/ (a number of cattle driven to market or new pastures) :: troupeau {m}, manade {f}, horde {f}
drove {n} (a large number of people on the move) :: foule {f}
drown {v} /dɹaʊn/ (to be suffocated in fluid) :: se noyer
drown {v} (to deprive of life by immerson in liquid) :: noyer
drown {v} :: noyer, submerger
drowning {n} /ˈdɹaʊnɪŋ/ (an instance of someone drowning) :: noyade {f}
drowse {n} /dɹaʊz/ (state of being sleepy and inactive) :: somnolence {f}
drowse {v} (to be sleepy and inactive) :: somnoler
drowsiness {n} (State of being drowsy) :: somnolence {f}, assoupissement {m}, torpeur {f}
drowsy {adj} /ˈdɹaʊzi/ (inclined to drowse) :: ensommeillé, somnolent
drowsy {adj} (disposing to sleep) :: soporifique
drowsy {adj} (dull, stupid) :: stupide
drub {v} (to beat with a stick) :: battre
drubbing {n} (A severe beating) :: raclée {f}, branlée {f}
drubbing {n} (A thorough defeat) :: raclée {f}
drudge {n} /dɹʌdʒ/ (person who works in a low job) :: larbin {m}, sous-merde {f}, moins-que-rien {m}
drudge {n} (person who works for someone else) :: valet {m}, laquais {m}, larbin {m}
drudgery {n} /ˈdɹʌdʒəɹi/ (tedious work) :: corvée {f}
drug {n} /dɹʌɡ/ (substance used as a medical treatment, see also: medicine) :: drogue {f}
drug {n} (psychoactive substance ingested for recreational use, especially illegal and addictive one) :: drogue {f}
drug {v} (to administer intoxicating drugs) :: droguer
drug abuse {n} (substance abuse) SEE: substance abuse ::
drug addict {n} (person with a chemical or psychological dependency on drugs) :: toxicomane {m}, drogué {m}, [slang] accro {m} {f}, camé {m}
drug addiction {n} (dependency on illegal drugs) :: toxicomanie {f}
drug baron {n} (druglord) SEE: druglord ::
drug dealer {n} (person who illegally sells drugs) :: vendeur de drogue {m}, vendeuse de drogue {f}, revendeur de drogue {m}, revendeuse de drogue {f}, dealer {f} (colloquial), dealeur {f} (colloquial)
druglord {n} (person who controls a network of persons involved in the illegal drug trade) :: baron de la drogue
drugstore {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
drug trafficking {n} (smuggling, distribution and sale of drugs) :: narcotrafic {m}
druid {n} /ˈdɹuː.ɪd/ (an order of priests) :: druide {m}
druidess {n} (female druid) :: druidesse {f}
druidism {n} (religion of the druids) :: druidisme {m}
drum {n} /ˈdɹʌm/ (musical instrument) :: tambour {m}, batterie {f}
drum {n} (hollow, cylindrical object) :: tambour {m}, cylindre {m}
drum {n} (barrel etc. for liquid) :: tonneau {m}, baril {m}, bidon {m}
drumbeat {n} (the beating of a drum) :: battement de tambour {m}
Drumian {prop} :: Drumien
drum kit {n} (collection of drums and other percussion instruments played together) :: batterie {f}
drum major {n} (one who conducts and commands a marching band) :: tambour-major {mf}
drummer {n} /ˈdɹʌmɚ/ (one who plays the drums) :: batteur {m}
drum roll {n} (sound produced by hitting a drum repeatedly) :: roulement de tambour {m}
drum set {n} (drum kit) SEE: drum kit ::
drumstick {n} (stick used to play drums) :: baguette {f}
drunk {adj} /dɹʌŋk/ (intoxicated after drinking too much alcohol) :: ivre, soûl, [informal] bourré, [Quebec, informal] paqueté
drunk {n} (habitual drinker) :: ivrogne {m} {f}, buveur {m}, soûlard {m}
drunkard {n} (person who is habitually drunk) SEE: drunk ::
drunk as a skunk {adj} :: bourré comme un coing, plein comme une huître
drunk driver {n} (drunk driver) SEE: drink-driver ::
drunk driving {n} (driving under the influence of alcohol) :: conduite en état d'ivresse
drunken {adj} (In the state of alcoholic intoxication) :: ivre
drunken boxing {n} (Drunken Fist) SEE: Drunken Fist ::
Drunken Fist {prop} (style of martial arts) :: poing ivre {m}
drunkenness {n} (state of being drunk) :: ébriété, ivresse
drunkness {n} (drunkenness) SEE: drunkenness ::
drunk tank {n} (cell where drunken people are detained until they are sober) :: cellule de dégrisement {f}
drupaceous {adj} :: drupacé {m}
drupe {n} (stone fruit) SEE: stone fruit ::
drupelet {n} /ˈdɹup.lɪt/ (small drupe-like subdivision) :: drupéole {f}
Druze {n} (collective Druze) :: Druzes {p}
Druze {n} (individual Druze) :: Druze {m}
dry {adj} /dɹaɪ/ (free from liquid or moisture) :: sec
dry {v} (to become dry) :: sécher
dry {v} (to make dry) :: sécher, faire sécher
dryad {n} /ˈdɹaɪəd/ (female tree spirit) :: dryade {f}
dry cleaner {n} (business establishment that engages in dry cleaning) :: teinturier {m}
dry cleaning {n} (process of cleaning without water) :: nettoyage à sec {m}
dry cough {n} (coughing without expectoration) :: toux sèche {f}
drydock {n} (dock that can be drained of water) :: cale sèche {f}
dryer {n} (household appliance for drying clothing) :: sèche-linge {m}, sécheuse {f}
drygulch {v} /ˈdɹaɪ.ɡʌltʃ/ (slang: to murder, attack, assault, ambush) :: sécher, descendre, zigouiller, estourbir, couiquer, flinguer
dry humor {n} (deadpan humour) :: pince-sans-rire {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
dry ice {n} (carbon dioxide frozen in the solid state) :: glace sèche {f}
dry mouth {n} (dry mouth) :: xérostomie
dryness {n} /ˈdɹaɪ.nəs/ (a lack of moisture) :: sécheresse {f}
dry season {n} (season) :: saison sèche {f}
drywall {n} (building material) :: plaque de plâtre {f}, cloison sèche {f}
détente {n} /deɪˈtɒnt/ (a relaxing of tension, especially between countries) :: détente {f}
dual {adj} /ˈd(j)uː.əl/ (having two components) :: double {m} {f}, duel {m}, dual
dual {adj} (double) :: double {m} {f}
dual {adj} (in grammar) :: duel {m}
dual {n} (grammatical number of a noun marking two of something) :: duel {m}
dual carriageway {n} (a type of road) :: double chaussée
dual citizenship {n} (status of being a citizen of two countries) :: double nationalité {f}
dualin {n} (explosive) :: dualine {f}
dualism {n} (the condition of being double) :: dualisme, dualité
dualism {n} (the belief that the world is ruled by a pair of antagonistic forces) :: dualisme {m}
duality {n} /d(j)uːˈælɪti/ (classification into two subclasses or opposed parts) :: dualité {f}
duality {n} (interchangeability of points and planes) :: dualité {f}
duality {n} (mathematical equivalence of two seemingly different theoretical descriptions of a physical system) :: dualité {f}
dualize {v} (to make dual) :: dualiser
dual number {n} (grammatical number denoting a quantity of exactly two) SEE: dual ::
dub {v} /dʌb/ (to confer knighthood) :: adouber
dub {v} (to name, to entitle, to call) :: reconnaître (en tant que...)
dub {v} (to replace soundtrack with translation) :: doubler
dub {n} (dubbing) SEE: dubbing ::
Dubai {prop} /duːˈbaɪ/ (one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates) :: Dubaï {m}
Dubai {prop} (city) :: Dubaï {m}
Dubaian {n} :: Doubaïote
dubbing {n} /ˈdʌbɪŋ/ (replacement of voice) :: doublage {m}
dubious {adj} /ˈdu.bi.əs/ (arousing doubt) :: douteux, dubitatif, louche
dubious {adj} (in disbelief, uncertain) :: douteux, sceptique
dubiously {adv} (in a dubious manner) :: dubitativement, douteusement
dubitation {n} /ˌdu.bɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ (process of doubting) :: doute
dubitation {n} (pang or expression of doubt) :: angoisse, interrogation, anxiété, affres
Dublin {prop} /ˈdʌblən/ (the capital of the Republic of Ireland) :: Dublin {m}
dubnium {n} /ˈduːbniəm/ (chemical element) :: dubnium {m}
Dubrovnik {prop} (Croatian port-city) :: Dubrovnik
ducal {adj} /djuːkəl/ (relating to a duke or duchess) :: ducal
ducat {n} /ˈdʌkət/ (historical gold coin) :: ducat {m}
duchess {n} /ˈdʌ.tʃəs/ (female spouse or widow of a duke) :: duchesse {f}
duchess {n} (female ruler of a duchy) :: duchesse {f}
duchy {n} /ˈdʌtʃi/ (a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess) :: duché {m}
duck {v} /dʌk/ (to quickly lower the head or body (intransitive)) :: esquiver
duck {v} (to quickly lower the head (transitive)) :: baisser
duck {v} (to lower into the water) :: plonger
duck {v} (to try to evade doing something) :: esquiver
duck {n} (aquatic bird of the family Anatidae) :: canard {m}
duck {n} (female duck) :: cane {f}
duck {n} (flesh of a duck used as food) :: canard {m}
Duckburg {prop} /ˈdʌkbɝɡ/ (fictional city where Donald Duck lives) :: Donaldville {f}, [TV series] Canardville {f}
duckface {n} /ˈdʌkˌfeɪs/ (facial expression) :: duckface
duckling {n} /ˈdʌklɪŋ/ (young duck) :: canardeau {m}, caneton {m}
duckpond {n} (a pond populated by ducks) :: barbotière {f}
duck soup {n} (something which is easy) SEE: piece of cake ::
ducktail {n} (hairstyle) :: banane {f}
duck typing {n} :: duck typing {m}
duckweed {n} (plant) :: lentille d’eau {f}
duct {n} /dʌkt/ (a pipe, tube or canal which carries air or liquid from one place to another) :: tuyau {m}, conduit {m}, canalisation {f}
ductal {adj} (Relating to a duct) :: ductal, canalaire
ductile {adj} /ˈdʌk.taɪl/ (capable of being pulled or stretched into thin wire) :: ductile
ductility {n} /dʌkˈtɪlɪdi/ (ability of material) :: ductilité {f}
duct tape {n} (multipurpose waterproof tape) :: duct tape {m}
ductus deferens {n} (vas deferens) SEE: vas deferens ::
dud {n} /dʌd/ (broken or nonfunctional device that does not perform its intended function) :: munition non explosée [unexploded ordnance]
dud {n} (loser) SEE: loser ::
dude {n} (dandy) SEE: dandy ::
dude {n} /d(j)uːd/ (colloquial: man) :: gars {m}, mec {m}, type {m}
dude {n} (colloquial: term of address for a young man) :: mon pote {m}
Dudelange {prop} (city) :: Dudelange
duduk {n} (Armenian musical instrument) :: duduk
due {adj} /du/ (owed or owing, to be paid by the stated time) :: {m}, due {f},
due date {n} (expected date of giving birth) :: terme {m}
due date {n} (date payment is due) :: échéance {f}
due date {n} (date by which a book borrowed from a library must be returned) :: échéance {f}, date limite {f}
duel {n} /ˈdjuːəl/ (combat between two persons) :: duel {m}
duel {n} (struggle between two parties) :: duel {m}
duel {v} (engage in a duel) :: croiser le fer
duet {n} (a musical composition for two performers) :: duo {m}, duetto {m}
due to {prep} (caused by) :: à cause de
duff {adj} /dʌf/ (not working properly) :: nul {m}
duffel bag {n} (large duffel cloth bag used to carry personal gear) :: sac de sport {m}, sac de toile {m}
duffel coat {n} (hooded coat made from duffel) :: duffel-coat {m}, duffel coat {m}, duffle-coat {m}
duffer {n} /ˈdʌfɚ/ (incompetent or clumsy person) :: tocard {m}
Dufour {prop} :: Dufour
Dufour-Lapointe {prop} :: Dufour-Lapointe
dufrenite {n} :: dufrénite {f}
dugong {n} /ˈduɡɑŋ/ (Dugong dugon) :: vache marine {f}, dugong {m}
dugout {n} (canoe) :: pirogue
dugout {n} (shelter) :: banc de touche {m}
duh {interj} /dʌ/ (Disdainful indication that something is obvious.) :: bah
DUI {initialism} (Driving Under the Influence) :: CEI (conduite en état d'ivresse), [Canada] CFA (conduite avec facultés affaiblies)
duke {n} /d(j)uːk/ (male ruler of a duchy) :: duc {m}
dukkah {n} (a dry mixture of chopped nuts, seeds and Middle Eastern spices) :: dukkah {f}
dulce de leche {n} /ˌdulseɪ də ˈlɛtʃeɪ/ (sweet dairy spread) :: confiture de lait {f}
dulcet {adj} /ˈdʌl.sɪt/ (sweet (voice, tone), melodious) :: suave
dulcet {adj} :: doux
dulcimer {n} /ˈdʌl.sɪ.mɚ/ (musical instrument) :: tympanon {m}
dull {adj} /dʌl/ (lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp) :: émoussé
dull {adj} (boring) :: ennuyeux, barbant
dull {adj} (not shiny) :: mat, terne
dull {adj} (not bright or intelligent) :: sot, obtus, idiot
dull {v} (to render dull) :: émousser, user
dull {v} (to soften, moderate or blunt) :: adoucir, modérer, amortir, assourdir, engourdir
dull {v} (to become dull) :: émousser, user
dullness {n} /ˈdʌl.nəs/ (quality of being slow to understand) :: obtusité {f}
dulse {n} /dʌls/ (reddish brown seaweed that is eaten) :: dulse {f}, goémon à vache {f}, algue à vache {f}, rhodyménie palmé {m}
duly {adv} (properly) :: dûment
duly {adv} (regularly) :: ponctuellement
duma {n} /ˈdumə/ (lower house of Russian national parliament) :: douma {f}
Dumas {prop} (surname) :: Dumas
dumb {adj} (unable to speak) SEE: mute ::
dumb {adj} /dʌm/ (extremely stupid) :: stupide, débile, idiot, niais, bête
dumb {adj} (pointless or unintellectual) :: bête stupide
dumbass {n} /ˈdʌm.æs/ (stupid or foolish person) :: abruti {m}, crétin {m}, andouille {f}, tête de nœud {f}
dumbbell {n} /ˈdʌm.bɛl/ (a weight with two disks attached to a short bar) :: haltère {m}
dumbbell {n} (a stupid person) :: balourd {m}, imbécile {m}
dumb blonde {n} (female) :: blondasse {f}
dumb down {v} (to convey some subject matter in simple terms) :: vulgariser
dumbfound {v} /ˈdʌm.faʊnd/ (to confuse and bewilder) :: abasourdir
dumbfounded {adj} (shocked and speechless) :: stupéfait, éberlué, abasourdi, ahuri, choqué
dumbledore {n} (beetle) SEE: beetle ::
dumbledore {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee ::
dumbledore {n} (dandelion) SEE: dandelion ::
dumb terminal {n} (computer terminal consisting of a monitor and keyboard) :: terminal non-intelligent {s}, terminaux non-intelligents {p}
dumfounded {adj} (dumbfounded) SEE: dumbfounded ::
dummy {n} /ˈdʌmi/ (a silent person) :: muet {m}
dummy {n} (an unintelligent person) :: idiot {m}, idiote {f}, imbécile {m} {f}
dummy {n} (something constructed with the size and form of a human) :: mannequin {m}
dummy {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier ::
dump {n} /dʌmp/ (a place where waste or garbage is left) :: décharge {f}
dump {v} (to discard, to get rid of) :: se débarrasser de
dump {v} (to end a relationship) :: larguer, domper
dumper {n} (dropper of refuse) :: benne {f}, conteneur {m}
dumping {n} /ˈdʌmpɪŋ/ (selling goods at less than their normal price, especially in the export market) :: dumping {m}, vente à perte {f}
dumpling {n} /ˈdʌmplɪŋ/ (food) :: quenelle {f}, ravioli {m}
dumpling {n} (term of endearment) :: chou {m}
dumpster {n} /ˈdʌmpstɚ/ (large trash receptacle) :: conteneur poubelle {m}
dump truck {n} (heavy truck for carrying loose, bulk cargo) :: camion à benne basculante {m}
dun {n} /dʌn/ (colour) :: brun grisâtre
dunce {n} /dʌns/ (One backward in book learning) :: cancre {m} {f}
dunce cap {n} (Conical hat) :: bonnet d’âne {m}
dune {n} /duːn/ (a ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind) :: dune {f}
dung {n} /ˈdʌŋ/ (manure) :: bouse {f}, fumier {m}, purin {m}
dungarees {n} /ˌdʌŋ.ɡəˈɹiːz/ (heavy denim pants or overalls) :: salopette {f}
dung beetle {n} /ˈdʌŋ biːtəl/ (insect of the family Scarabaeidae) :: bousier {m}, scarabée bousier {m}
dungeon {n} /ˈdʌn.dʒən/ (underground prison or vault) :: oubliette {f}
dungeon {n} (the main tower of a motte or castle; a keep or donjon) :: donjon {m}, cachot {m}
Dunkirk {prop} (town in France) :: Dunkerque
dunno {contraction} /ˈdʌnəʊ/ (do (does) not know) :: [colloquial] chais pas
dunnock {n} (bird) :: accenteur mouchet {m}
duo {n} /ˈdu.oʊ/ (twosome, especially musicians) :: duo {m}
duodecillion {num} (1039) :: sextilliard {m}
duodecimo {n} (to be checked) :: in-duodecimo, in-douze, in-12º
duodenitis {n} (Inflammation of the duodenum) :: duodénite {f}
duodenum {n} /ˌdjuːə(ʊ)ˈdiːnəm/ (first part of the small intestine) :: duodénum {m}
duopoly {n} (market situation in which two companies exclusively provide a particular product or service) :: duopole {m}
dupe {v} /djuːp/ (to swindle, deceive, or trick) :: duper
duplex {n} /ˈduplɛks/ (house) :: duplex {m}
duplex {n} ((philately) cancellation) :: flamme postale {f}, flamme {f}
duplex {n} ((juggling) throwing motion) :: duplex {m}
duplicate {adj} /ˈdjuː.plɪ.kət/ (identical) :: dupliqué
duplicate {v} (to make a copy of) :: copier, dupliquer
duplicate {n} (an identical copy) :: duplicata {m}, double {m}, copie {f}
duplication {n} /duplɪˈkeɪʃən/ (duplicating) :: duplication {f}
duplicity {n} (intentional deceptiveness) :: duplicité {f}, double jeu {m}
durability {n} (Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force) :: durabilité {f}, résistance {f}
durable {adj} /ˈd(j)ʊəɹəbəl/ (able to resist wear; enduring) :: durable
duralumin {n} (alloy) :: duralumin {m}
dura mater {n} (anatomy: outermost layer of the meninges) :: dure-mère
duramen {n} (heartwood) SEE: heartwood ::
duration {n} /djʊˈɹeɪʃn̩/ (amount of time) :: durée {f}
durative {adj} (linguistics: expressing continuing action) :: duratif
durative {n} (aspect) :: duratif {m}
Durban {prop} (city in South Africa) :: Durban
duress {n} /duˈɹɛs/ (constraint by threat) :: contrainte {f}
Durex {prop} (condom) SEE: condom ::
Durex {prop} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
durian {n} (fruit) :: durian {m}
during {prep} /ˈdʊəɹɪŋ/ (for all of a given time interval) :: durant, pendant
during {prep} (within a given time interval) :: durant, pendant
Durrës {prop} /ˈdʊɹəs/ (Adriatic port city in Albania) :: Durrës {m}, [dated] Duras {m}
Dushanbe {prop} (capital of Tajikistan) :: Douchanbé {m}
dusk {n} /dʌsk/ (period of time at the end of day when sun is below the horizon but before full onset of night) :: crépuscule {m}
dusky {adj} (dark-skinned) SEE: dark-skinned ::
dust {n} /dʌst/ (fine, dry particles) :: poussière {f}
dust {v} ((intransitive) to clean by removing dust) :: épousseter
dust {v} (to spray something with fine powder or liquid) :: pulvériser
dustbin {n} (container for trash) SEE: garbage can ::
dust bunny {n} /ˈdʌst bʌni/ (a small clump of dust) :: mouton {m}
dustcart {n} (rubbish collection vehicle) SEE: garbage truck ::
dust devil {n} (a swirling dust in the air) :: tourbillon de poussière {m}
duster {n} /ˈdʌstɚ/ (object used for dusting) :: chiffon {m} [cloth], brosse {f} [brush]
dusting {n} /ˈdʌstɪŋ/ (light covering) :: saupoudrage
dusting {n} (removing dust) :: dépoussiérage
dust jacket {n} (detachable protective cover of a book) :: jaquette {f}, liseuse {f}
dustman {n} (garbage collector) SEE: garbage collector ::
dust off {v} (to remove dust from something) :: dépoussiérer
dustpan {n} /ˈdʌstpæn/ (flat scoop for assembling dust) :: pelle {f}, pelle de ménage {f}, pelle à ordures {f}, pelle à poussière {f}
duststorm {n} /ˈdʌst.stɔː(ɹ)m/ (A storm of dust) :: tempête de sable {f}
dustup {n} (dispute) :: différend {m}
dusty {adj} /ˈdʌsti/ (covered with dust) :: poussiéreux
Dutch {adj} /dʌtʃ/ (of the Netherlands, people, or language) :: néerlandais, hollandais
Dutch {n} (the Dutch language) :: néerlandais {m}, hollandais {m}
Dutch {n} (people from the Netherlands) :: Néerlandais, Hollandais
Dutch cap {n} (contraceptive device) SEE: cervical cap ::
Dutch clover {n} (Trifolium repens) SEE: white clover ::
Dutch elm disease {n} (disease of elm trees) :: graphiose de l'orme {f}, maladie hollandaise de l'orme {f}
Dutch Limburg {prop} :: Limbourg Hollandais {m}
Dutchman {n} /ˈdʌtʃmən/ (a Dutch man) :: Néerlandais {m}, Hollandais {m}
Dutchwoman {n} /dʌtʃˌwʊmən/ (a Dutch woman) :: Néerlandaise {f}, Hollandaise {f}
duty {n} /ˈdjuːti/ (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do) :: devoir {m}, obligation, service
duty {n} (period of time) :: travail {m}
duty {n} (tax; tariff) :: taxe {f}
duty-free {adj} (exempt from duty, especially customs) :: hors taxe
duty of care {n} (duty of care) :: devoir de diligence {m}, obligation de diligence {f}
duumvirate {n} /djuːˈʌmvɪɹət/ (Roman offices) :: duumvirat {m}
duvet {n} /ˈduːveɪ/ (quilt) :: couette {f}
DVD {n} /diː viː diː/ (digital video disc) :: DVD {m}
DVD player {n} (DVD player) :: lecteur DVD {m}
dwarf {n} /dwɔː(ɹ)f/ (being from folklore, underground dwelling nature spirit) :: nain {m}, naine {f}
dwarf {n} (small person) :: nain {m}, naine {f}
dwarf {n} (something much smaller than the usual of its sort) :: nain {m}, naine {f}
dwarf {n} (astronomy: relatively small star) :: naine {f}
dwarf {adj} (miniature) :: nain, naine
dwarf {v} (to render smaller, turn into a dwarf) :: nanifier, naniser, rapetisser
dwarf {v} (to make appear much smaller) :: écraser
dwarf {v} (to make appear insignificant) :: écraser, éclipser
dwarf {v} (to become (much) smaller) :: se nanifier, rapetisser
dwarf elder {n} (Sambucus ebulus) :: sureau hièble {m}
dwarf galaxy {n} (small galaxy) :: galaxie naine {f}
dwarfism {n} (condition of being a dwarf) :: nanisme {m}
dwarf planet {n} (a type of celestial body) :: planète naine {f}
dwarf spheroidal galaxy {n} (faint galaxy that is devoid of gas with higher than normal proportion of dark matter) :: galaxie naine sphéroïdale {f}
dwarf standing on the shoulders of giants {n} (A person who discovers by building on previous discoveries.) :: es nains sur des épaules de géants
dwarf star {n} (star that is a located in the main sequence) :: étoile naine {f}
dwell {v} /dwɛl/ (live, reside) :: résider
dweller {n} (inhabitant) SEE: inhabitant ::
dwelling {n} /ˈdwɛ.lɪŋ/ (a place or house in which a person lives) :: domicile {m}, habitation {f}
dwell on {v} (to continue to think or talk about (something or someone)) :: s'appesantir sur
dwindle {v} /ˈdwɪn.dəl/ ((intransitive) to decrease, shrink, vanish) :: diminuer, fondre, s'amenuiser, se tarir, se dessécher, disparaître, s'évanouir, décroître
dwindling {adj} (that is declining) :: déclinant, diminuant
dyadic {adj} /daɪˈæd.ɪk/ (pertaining to the number two) :: dyadique
dye {n} (die) SEE: die ::
dye {n} /daɪ/ (a colourant, especially one that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is applied) :: teinture {f}
dye {v} (to colour with dye) :: teindre
dyed {adj} /daɪd/ (colored with dye) :: teint
dyed-in-the-wool {adj} /ˌdaɪd ɪn ðə ˈwʊl/ (dyed before being formed into cloth) :: teint en laine
dyed-in-the-wool {adj} (firmly established in a person's beliefs or habits) :: ancré
dying {adj} /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/ (approaching death) :: mourant
dyke {n} (ditch) SEE: ditch ::
dyke {n} /daɪk/ (ditch and bank running alongside each other) :: fossé {m}
dyke {n} (barrier to prevent flooding) :: digue {f}
dyke {n} :: gouine {f}
Dyle {prop} (river) :: Dyle {f}
dynamic {adj} /daɪˈnæ.mɪk/ (not steady; in motion) :: dynamique {m} {f}
dynamic {adj} (powerful) :: dynamique {m} {f}
dynamic {adj} (able to change) :: dynamique {m} {f}
dynamic {adj} (computing: happening at runtime instead of at compile time) :: dynamique {m} {f}
dynamic {n} (a behavior) :: dynamique {f}
dynamic {n} (the varying loudness or volume) :: dynamique {f}
dynamicity {n} (condition of being dynamic) :: dynamicité {f}
dynamic memory {n} (computer memory) :: mémoire dynamique {f}
dynamics {n} (branch of mechanics) :: dynamique {f}
dynamism {n} :: dynamisme {m}
dynamite {n} /ˈdaɪnəmaɪt/ (class of explosives) :: dynamite {f}
dynamite {v} (to blow up with dynamite or other high explosive) :: dynamiter
dynamiter {n} (person who uses dynamite) :: dynamiteur {m}
dynamitist {n} (dynamiter) SEE: dynamiter ::
dynamize {v} (make dynamic) :: dynamiser
dynamo {n} /ˈdaɪnəmoʊ/ (dynamo-electric machine) :: dynamo {m}
dynamometrically {adv} :: dynamométriquement
dynastic war {n} (international conflict) :: guerre dynastique {f}
dynasty {n} /ˈdaɪnəsti/ (A series of rulers or dynasts from one family) :: dynastie {f}
dysarthria {n} (difficulty in articulating) :: dysarthrie {f}
dyscalculia {n} /ˌdɪskælˈkjuːli.ə/ (pathology: difficulty with numbers) :: dyscalculie
dyscrasic {adj} (of or relating to dyscrasia) :: dyscrasique
dysentery {n} /ˈdɪsənˌtɛɹi/ (disease characterised by inflammation of the intestines) :: dysenterie {f}
dysfunction {n} /dɪsˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ (failure to function) :: dysfonctionnement {m}, dysfonction {f}
dysfunctional {adj} (functioning incorrectly or abnormally) :: dysfonctionnel
dysgraphia {n} (language disorder) :: dysgraphie {f}
dyskinesia {n} (impairment of voluntary movement) :: dyskinésie {f}
dyslalia {n} (difficulty in talking due to a structural abnormality) :: dyslalie {f}
dyslexia {n} /dɪsˈlɛksi.ə/ (learning disability) :: dyslexie {f}
dyslexic {adj} /dɪsˈlɛksɪk/ (of or pertaining to dyslexia) :: dyslexique
dyslexic {n} (a person who has dyslexia) :: dyslexique
dysmenorrhea {n} /dɪs.mɛ.nəˈɹi.ə/ (painful menstruation) :: dysménorrhée {f}
dysmorphia {n} (dysmorphia) :: dysmorphophobie {f}
dyspareunia {n} /dɪspəˈɹuːnɪə/ (painful sexual intercourse) :: dyspareunie {f}
dyspeptic {adj} /dɪsˈpɛp.tɪk/ (of, relating to, or having dyspepsia) :: nauséabond
dyspeptic {adj} (irritable or morose) :: irritable, morose
dysphemism {n} /ˈdɪs.fəˌmɪ.z(ə)m/ (use of a derogatory or vulgar word to replace a neutral one) :: dysphémisme {m}, hyperbole {f}
dysphemism {n} (word or phrase used to replace another in this way) :: dysphémisme {m}
dysphoria {n} /dɪsˈfɔːɹi.ə/ (state of feeling unwell, unhappy, restless or depressed) :: dysphorie
dyspnea {n} (difficult respiration) :: dyspnée {f}
dysprosium {n} /dɪsˈproʊziəm/ (chemical element) :: dysprosium {m}
dyssynchrony {n} (lack of proper synchrony) :: dysynchronie {f}, asynchronisme {m}
dyssynchrony {n} (heart condition) :: asynchronisme
dyssynchrony {n} (neurological condition) :: asynchronisme {m}
dysthymia {n} (tendency to be depressed) :: dysthymie {f}
dysthymia {n} (form of clinical depression) :: dysthymie {f}
dysthymic {n} (a person diagnosed with dysthymia) :: dysthymique
dysthymic {adj} (of or pertaining to dysthymia) :: dysthymique
dystopia {n} /dɪsˈtoʊpi.ə/ (vision of a future) :: dystopie {f}, contre-utopie {f}
dystopia {n} (medical condition) :: dystopie {f}
dystopian {adj} /dɪs.ˈto(ʊ).pi.ʌn/ (pertaining to a dystopia) :: dystopique, contre-utopique, dystopiste, contre-utopiste
dystrophin {n} :: dystrophine {f}
dystrophy {n} (dystrophy) :: dystrophie {f}
dzhigit {n} (a brave equestrian in the Caucasus and Central Asia) :: djiguite {m}
dzud {n} (a summer drought followed by a severe winter, generally causing serious loss of livestock) :: dzud