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rabbet {n} /ˈɹæbɪt/ (channel, groove of recess in e.g. wood) :: feuillure {f}
rabbet joint {n} (rabbet) SEE: rabbet ::
rabbi {n} /ˈɹæ.baɪ/ (Jewish scholar or teacher) :: rabbin {m}
rabbinate {n} /ˈɹæbɪnət/ (office or function of a rabbi) :: rabbinat {m}
rabbinic {adj} /ɹəˈbɪnɪk/ (Relating to rabbis) :: rabbinique
rabbinical {adj} (Referring to rabbis, their writings, or their work) :: rabbinique
rabbit {n} /ˈɹæbɪt/ (mammal) :: lapin {m}
rabbit ears {n} (an indoor dipole antenna) :: antenne en V d'intérieur {f}
rabbit fever {n} (tularemia) SEE: tularemia ::
rabbit hutch {n} (a cage in which rabbits are kept) :: clapier à lapins {m}, cabane à lapins {f}, or cage à lapins {f}
rabbit punch {n} (a chopping punch to the back of the neck or head) :: coup du lapin {m}
rabbit warren {n} (An underground system of interconnected tunnels occupied by rabbits) :: garenne {f}
rabbit warren {n} (A confusingly labyrinthine environment) :: labyrinthe {m}
rabble {n} /ˈɹæbəl/ (a disorderly crowd) :: cohue {f}, foule {f}
rabble {n} (the mass of common people; the lowest class of people) :: populace {f} [the commoners], racaille {f}
rabble rouser {n} ((idiomatic) someone or something that tends to inspire mobs) :: fauteur de troubles {m}, agitateur {m}
rabblerousing {adj} :: qui incite à la révolte, qui incite à la violence, qui cherche à soulever les masses
Rabelaisian {adj} (pertaining to the works or period of Rabelais) :: rabelaisien
rabid {adj} /ˈɹæbɪd/ (affected with rabies) :: enragé {m}
rabid {adj} (furious; raging; extremely violent) :: enragé
rabidly {adv} (in a rabid manner) :: farouchement, férocement, avec fanatisme, comme un(e) enragé(e)
rabidness {n} (the property of being rabid) :: férocité {f}
rabies {n} /ˈɹeɪ.biz/ (viral disease) :: rage {f}
raccoon {n} /ɹæˈkun/ (nocturnal omnivore living in North America, Procyon lotor) :: [more exactly] raton laveur commun {m}, [less exactly] raton laveur {m}, chaoui {m}, chat sauvage {m}
raccoon {n} (any mammal of the subfamily Procyoninae) :: [member of subfamily] procyoniné {m}
raccoon {n} (any mammal of the family Procyonidae) :: [member of family] procyonidé {m}
raccoon dog {n} (Nyctereutes procyonoides) :: chien viverrin {m}
race {n} /ɹeɪs/ (contest) :: course {f}
race {n} :: race {f}
race {v} (to move or drive at high speed) :: s'élancer
race {n} (a large group of people set apart from others on the basis of a common heritage) :: race {f}
race {n} (a large group of people set apart from others on the basis of common, physical characteristics) :: race {f}
race {n} (a breed or strain of domesticated animal) :: race {f}
race against time {n} (situation in which something must be done hurriedly, by a deadline) :: course contre le temps, course contre la montre
race baiting {n} (using racially derisive communication to anger, intimidate, or coerce) :: supplice racial {m}
race car {n} (car that goes at very fast speeds) :: voiture de course {f}
race card {n} :: programme des courses {m}
racecourse {n} (a course over which races are run) :: champ de courses {m}
racecourse {n} ((UK) a racetrack where horse races are run) :: hippodrome {m}
race hatred {n} (hatred towards an ethnic group) :: racial
racehorse {n} (a horse that competes in races) :: cheval de course {m}
raceme {n} /ˈɹæsiːm/ (type of inflorescence) :: racème {m}, grappe {f}
race meeting {n} (a series of horse races at a particular racecourse on a particular day) :: réunion de courses {f}
racemization {n} (formation of racemate) :: racémisation {m}
racer {n} (racehorse) SEE: racehorse ::
racer {n} /ˈɹeɪsəɹ/ (someone who takes part in a race) :: coureur {m}, coureuse {f}
racer {n} (something used for racing) :: [general] racer {m}, vélo de course {m}, [bicycle] bicyclette de course {f}
race relations {n} :: relations inter-raciales {f-p}
racetrack {n} /ˈɹeɪsˌtɹæk/ (a course over which races are run) :: champ de courses {m}, piste {f}, [hippodrome] hippodrome {m}
Rachel {prop} /ˈɹeɪt͡ʃəl/ (younger daughter of Laban) :: Rachel
rachitic {adj} /ɹəˈkɪtɪk/ :: rachitique
rachitis {n} /ɹəˈkʌɪtɪs/ (rickets) :: rachitisme {m}
Rachmanism {n} ((UK) The exploitation of tenants of slum properties by unscrupulous landlords) :: intimidation de locataires par des propriétaires sans scrupules (pour obtenir une expulsion)
racial {adj} /ˈɹeɪʃəl/ (of or relating to a race (or a people)) :: racial
racial discrimination {n} (type of discrimination) :: discrimination raciale {f}
racialism {n} (racism) :: racisme {m}
racialist {n} :: raciste {m} {f}
racially {adv} (relating to race) :: à motivation raciste
racily {adv} (in a racy manner) :: [saucily] lestement, [in a lively way] avec verve
raciness {n} (the property of being racy) :: piquant {m}
racing {n} (the sport of competing in races) :: course {f}
racism {n} /ˈɹeɪsɪzm̩/ (racial prejudice or discrimination) :: racisme {m}
racist {n} (person who believes a particular race is superior to others.) :: raciste {m} {f}
racist {adj} (relating to racism) :: raciste
rack {n} /ɹæk/ (series of shelves) :: étagère
rack {n} (torture device) :: chevalet {m}
rack {n} (cut of meat) :: carré
rack {n} (woman's breasts) :: balcon, devanture
racket {n} /ˈɹækɪt/ (implement) :: raquette {f}
racket {n} (loud noise) :: vacarme {m}, tintamarre {m}, boucan {m}
racket {n} (fraud) :: escroquerie {f}
rack one's brain {v} (struggle to think of something) :: se creuser la tête, se creuser les méninges, se creuser la cervelle
rack railway {n} (railway that uses a rack and pinion mechanism) :: chemin de fer à crémaillère {m}
raclette {n} (dish) :: raclette {f}
raclette {n} (cheese) :: raclette {m}
raconteur {n} /ˌɹæk.ɑnˈtɝ/ (storyteller) :: raconteur {m}
racoon {n} (raccoon) SEE: raccoon ::
racquet {n} /ˈɹækɪt/ (an implement with a handle used to hit a ball) :: raquette {f}
ractopamine {n} (a drug used as a feed additive to promote leanness in pigs raised for their meat) :: ractopamine {f}
rada {n} (soviet) SEE: soviet ::
radar astronomy {n} (astronomical technique) :: radarastronomie {f}
radar dome {n} (weatherproof enclosure used to protect a radar antenna) :: radôme {m}
Rade {n} (ethnic group) :: Rhade, Rhadé, Rade, Radé
Rade {prop} (language) :: rhade, rhadé, rade, radé
radial {adj} /ˈɹeɪdi.əl/ (arranged like rays that radiate from, or converge to a common center) :: radial
radian {n} (unit) :: radian {m}
radiation {n} /ˌɹeɪ.di.ˈeɪ.ʃən/ (shooting forth of anything from a point or surface) :: radiation {f}
radiation {n} (radioactive energy) :: radiation {f}, rayonnement
radiation {n} :: radiation {f}
radiative {adj} (related to radiation) :: radiatif {m}
radiator {n} /ˈɹeɪ.diˌeɪ.tɚ/ (device that lowers engine coolant temperature by conducting heat to the air) :: radiateur {m}
radiator {n} (finned metal fixture that carries hot water or steam in order to heat a room) :: radiateur {m}
radical {adj} /ˈɹædɪkəl/ (pertaining to the root (of a plant)) :: radical
radical {adj} (pertaining to the basic or intrinsic nature of something) :: radical
radical {adj} (thoroughgoing) :: radical
radical {adj} (favouring fundamental change) :: radical
radical {adj} (linguistics: pertaining to the root of a word) :: radical
radical {adj} (slang: excellent) :: génial, super
radical {n} (historical: early 20th-century France) :: radical {m}, radicale {f}
radical {n} (arithmetic: root (of a number or quantity)) :: racine {f}
radical {n} (linguistics: portion of a character that provides an indication of its meaning) :: clé {m}, radical {m}
radical {n} (organic chemistry: free radical) :: radical {m}
radicalism {n} (social or political movements that aim at fundamental change in the structure of society) :: radicalisme {m}
radicalization {n} (the process or result of radicalizing) :: radicalisation
radicalize {v} ((transitive) to make radical) :: radicaliser
radio {n} /ˈɹeɪdiˌoʊ/ (technology) :: radio {f}, radiodiffusion {f}
radio {n} (receiver) :: radio {f}
radio- {prefix} (radiation) :: radio-
radio- {prefix} (radio (broadcasting)) :: radio-
radioactivation {n} :: radioactivation {f}
radioactive {adj} /ˌɹeɪdioʊˈæktɪv/ (exhibiting radioactivity) :: radioactif
radioactive fallout {n} (material from a radioactive plume) :: retombée radioactive
radioactive waste {n} (type of waste) :: déchet radioactif {m}
radioactivity {n} (emission of ionizing radiation) :: radioactivité {f}
radioactivity {n} (radiation emitted) :: radioactivité {f}
radio altimeter {n} :: radioaltimètre {m}
radio beacon {n} (beacon that emits radiowave) :: radiobalise {f}, radioborne {f}
radio button {n} (preset button on a radio) :: bouton radio {m}
radio button {n} (selction button in graphical user interface) :: bouton radio {m}
radio clock {n} (a clock that is synchronized to a remote time standard by means of radio signals) :: horloge radio {f}, horloge radio-pilotée {f}
radioconcentric {adj} :: radioconcentrique
radioconductor {n} :: radioconducteur {m}
radio-controlled {adj} (controlled remotely using radio signals) :: téléguidé, télécommandé
radio-controlled car {n} (radio-controlled car) :: voiture téléguidée {f}
radiodiagnostics {n} (diagnostics by means of X-rays or radiochemical tracers) :: radiodiagnostic {f}
radio direction finder {n} :: radiocompas {m}
radio drama {n} /ˈɹeɪdiˌoʊ dɹɑmə/ (acoustic performance) :: théâtre radiophonique {f}
radioelectric {adj} (of or pertaining to the transmission of power via electromagnetic waves) :: radioélectrique {m} {f}
radioelement {n} (element whose currently known isotopes are all radioactive) :: radioélément {m}
radio frequency {n} (part of the electromagnetic spectrum within which radio waves are transmitted) :: radiofréquence {f}
radiogram {n} (radiograph) SEE: radiograph ::
radiogram {n} (a message, like a telegram, transmitted by radio) :: radiogramme {m}
radiogram {n} (device combining radio and gramophone) :: radio-phonographe {m}
radiograph {n} (image produced by radiation) :: radiographie {f}
radiography {n} (the process of making radiographs, and the science of analyzing them) :: radiographie {f}
radioisotope {n} (a radioactive isotope of an element) :: radioisotope {m}
radiolarian {n} (marine protozoa) :: radiolaire {m}
radiole {n} /ˈɹeɪdɪəʊl/ (spine of a sea urchin) :: radiole {m}
radiological {adj} (pertaining to radiation, radioactivity or nuclear weapons) :: radiologique
radiologist {n} /ˈɹeɪ.diːˌɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ (practitioner of radiology) :: radiologiste
radiology {n} (the use of radiation in diagnosis) :: radiologie {f}
radiolysis {n} (dissociation due to radiation) :: radiolyse
radiometer {n} (device that measures radiant energy) :: radiomètre {m}
radionecrosis {n} (necrosis caused by ionizing radiation) :: radionécrose {f}
radionuclide {n} (radioactive nuclide) :: radionucléide {m}
radiopasteurize {v} :: radiopasteuriser
radiopharmacy {n} :: radiopharmacie {f}
radio silence {n} (period of time when all radio transmissions cease) :: silence radio {m}
radio silence {n} (period of time during which nothing is heard from a person or organization) :: silence radio {m}
radio source {n} (any astronomical object that emits radio waves) :: radiosource {f}
radio station {n} (broadcast station emitting an audio signal) :: station de radio {f}
radiosterilize {v} :: radiostériliser
radiotelegraphy {n} (sending telegrams using radio waves) :: radiotélégraphie {f}
radio-telephone {n} (radiotelephone) SEE: radiotelephone ::
radiotelephone {n} (device) :: radiotéléphone {m}
radiotelephony {n} (the transmission of sound using modulated radio waves rather than wires) :: radiotéléphonie {f}
radio telescope {n} (astronomical device) :: radiotélescope {m}
radiotherapist {n} (specialist of radiotherapy) :: radiothérapeute {m} {f}
radiotoxicological {adj} (pertaining to radiotoxicology) :: radiotoxicologique
radio wave {n} (electromagnetic radiation) :: onde radio {f}
radish {n} /ˈɹadɪʃ/ (plant) :: radis {m}
radish {n} (edible root) :: radis {m}
radium {n} /ˈɹeɪdiəm/ (chemical element) :: radium
radius {n} /ˈɹeɪdi.əs/ (bone (human)) :: radius {m}
radius {n} (line segment) :: rayon {m}
radius {n} (length of this line segment) :: rayon {m}
radix {n} (biology: root) SEE: root ::
radix {n} /ɹeɪ.dɪks/ (mathematics: number of distinct symbols used to represent numbers) :: base {f}
radix {n} :: racine {f}
RAdm {n} (rear admiral) :: CAm
radome {n} (radar dome) SEE: radar dome ::
radon {n} /ˈɹeɪdɒn/ (chemical element) :: radon {m}
Raeffsky Islands {prop} (island group in the Tuamotus, French Polynesia) :: Îles Raéffsky, Îles Raevski
raffinate {n} (solution) :: raffinat {m}
raffle {n} (drawing) :: tombola {f}
raffle {v} (to award by means of a raffle) :: mettre en tombola
raft {n} /ɹæft/ (flat, floating structure) :: radeau {m}
raft {n} (inflatable floating craft) :: canot pneumatique {m}
raft {n} (large but unspecified number of something) :: multitude {f}, masse {f}
rafter {n} /ˈɹɑːftə(ɹ)/ (one of a series of sloped beams) :: chevron {m}
rafting {n} /ˈɹæftɪŋ/ (sport) :: rafting {m}, radelage {m}
rag {n} /ɹæɡ/ (piece of cloth) :: chiffon {m}, fripe {f}
rag {n} (mean or tattered attire) :: haillon {m}, loque {f}, guenille {f}
rag {n} (shabby, beggarly fellow) :: loque {f}
rag {n} ((slang, pejorative) A newspaper) :: torchon {m}, canard {m}
rag {n} (piece of ragtime music) :: rag {m}, ragtime {m}
ragbag {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge ::
rag doll {n} (a doll made from cloth and rags) :: poupée de chiffon {f}
rage {n} /ɹeɪdʒ/ (a violent anger) :: rage {f}, furie {f}
rage {v} (act in an angry manner) :: rager
rage {v} (move with great violence) :: faire rage, se déchaîner
ragequit {v} /ˈɹeɪdʒˌkwɪt/ (slang: quit a video game in anger) :: ragequitter
ragged {adj} /ˈɹæɡɪd/ (rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken) :: en lambeaux, déguenillé
ragged {adj} (wearing tattered clothes) :: enguenillé {m}
ragged robin {n} :: œillet des prés
ragout {n} /ɹæˈɡuː/ (stew of meat and vegetables mixed together) :: ragoût {m}
ragpick {v} (scavenge) SEE: scavenge ::
rags and tatters {n} (very old, torn clothes) :: haillons {p}
rags to riches {n} (in a biographical context, from poverty to exceptional wealth) :: de la misère à la richesse (from misery to wealth)
Ragusa {prop} (province of Sicily) :: Raguse {f}
Ragusa {prop} (capital of the Italian province) :: Raguse {f}
Ragusa {prop} (Dubrovnik) SEE: Dubrovnik ::
ragweed {n} (plant of the genus Ambrosia) :: [Quebec] herbe à poux {f}
raid {n} /ɹeɪd/ (attack for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering) :: raid {m}, razzia {f}, descente {f}
rail {n} (means of transportation) SEE: railway ::
rail {n} /ɹeɪl/ (metal bar) :: rail {m}
rail {n} (small bird in the family Rallidae) :: râle {m}
railcar {n} (self-propelled railroad vehicle) :: automotrice {f}
railgun {n} (electromagnetic gun) :: canon électrique {m}, railgun {m}
railing {n} /ˈɹeɪlɪŋ]/ (fence or barrier) :: rampe [of staircase]
railman {n} (railwayman) SEE: railwayman ::
railroad {n} (permanent road consisting of fixed metal rails) SEE: railway ::
railroad {n} (transportation system) SEE: railway ::
railroad crossing {n} (level crossing) SEE: level crossing ::
railroad station {n} (place where trains stop for passengers) SEE: railway station ::
railroad switch {n} (points) SEE: points ::
railroad tie {n} (piece supporting the rails of a railroad) :: traverse {f}
railroad track {n} (track for trains) :: voie ferrée {f}
railway {n} /ˈɹeɪlˌweɪ/ (track, consisting of parallel rails) :: chemin de fer {m}, réseau ferroviaire {m}, voie ferrée {f}
railway {n} (transport system using these rails) :: chemin de fer {m}
railwayman {n} (man who works on a railway) :: cheminot {m}
railway station {n} (place where trains stop) :: gare {f}, gare ferroviaire {f}, gare de chemin de fer {f}
rain {n} /ɹeɪn/ (condensed water from a cloud) :: pluie {f}
rain {n} (any matter falling) :: pluie {f}
rain {n} (an instance of particles falling) :: [f] pluie
rain {v} (of rain: to fall from the sky) :: pleuvoir, royer [Switzerland]
rain {v} (to fall in large quantities) :: pleuvoir des cordes
rainbow {n} /ˈɹeɪnboʊ/ (multicoloured arch in the sky) :: arc-en-ciel {m}
rainbow {adj} :: iridescent, multicolore
rainbow {n} (baseball: curveball) SEE: curveball ::
rainbow flag {n} (rainbow-striped flag used as a symbol of LGBT pride and social movements) :: drapeau arc-en-ciel {m}
rainbow trout {n} :: truite arc-en-ciel
rain buckets {v} (to rain heavily) SEE: rain cats and dogs ::
rain cats and dogs {v} (to rain very heavily) :: pleuvoir des cordes, pleuvoir à verse, pleuvoir des hallebardes, pleuvoir comme vache qui pisse, [Québec] pleuvoir à boire debout, [Belgium] dracher
rain cloud {n} (cloud from which rain is falling) :: nimbus
raincoat {n} /ˈɹeɪnkoʊt/ (waterproof coat) :: imperméable {m}, imper {m}
raincoat {n} (slang: condom (see also condom)) :: capote {f}
raindrop {n} /ˈɹeɪndɹɑp/ (droplet of rainwater) :: goutte de pluie {f}
rainfall {n} (amount of rain that falls on a single occasion) :: précipitations {f}
rainforest {n} (type of forest) :: , forêt de la pluie {f}, pluvisylve {f}, pluvisilve {f}, forêt pluviale {f}, forêt pluvieuse {f}
rainmaker {n} /ˈɹeɪnmeɪkə/ (medicine man who seeks to induce rain) :: faiseur de pluie
rain or shine {adv} (regardless of the circumstances) :: par tous les temps
rain pitchforks {v} (rain cats and dogs) SEE: rain cats and dogs ::
rainstorm {n} (storm characterized by substantial rainfall) :: pluie torrentielle {f}
rainwater {n} (rainfall) SEE: rainfall ::
rainwater {n} (water sourced from rain) :: eaux de pluie {f-p}
rainy {adj} /ˈɹeɪni/ (abounding with rain) :: pluvieux
rainy season {n} (portion of the year when rainfall amounts are greatest) :: saison des pluies {f}
raise {v} /ɹeɪz/ (to cause to rise) :: élever, lever, ériger
raise {v} (to cause to live again) :: ressusciter
raise {v} (to collect) :: lever
raise {v} (to bring up, to grow) :: élever
raise {v} (to exponentiate) :: élever
raise {n} (increase in wages) :: augmentation {f}
raise someone's hackles {v} :: foutre en rogne
raise the stakes {v} (up the ante) SEE: up the ante ::
raisin {n} /ˈɹeɪzn̩/ (dried grape) :: raisin sec {m}
raisin bread {n} (raisin bread) :: pain aux raisins {m}
raising {n} (recruitment) SEE: recruitment ::
raison d'être {n} /ʁɛzɔ̃ d‿ɛːtʁ̥/ (Reason for existence) :: raison d'être {f}
rake {n} /ɹeɪk/ (garden tool) :: râteau {m}
rake {n} (rail transport: set of vehicles) :: rame {m}
rake {v} (use a rake on) :: râtisser
rake {v} (search thoroughly) :: fouiller, passer au peigne fin
rake {v} (spray with gunfire) :: arroser
rake {n} (A fashionable man of immoral habits) :: fumiste {m}
rakija {n} /ˈɹɑːkɪə/ (strong alcoholic drink) :: rakia
rakish {adj} /ˈɹeɪkɪʃ/ (dashingly stylish) :: négligé
rakish {adj} (like a rake) :: débauché
Rakvere {prop} (Town in Estonia) :: Rakvere
Raków {prop} /ˈɹækuːf/ (Polish town 1569–1869 and village 1869–present, important centre of Socinianism in the 16th–17th CC.) :: Raków
rale {n} (abnormal sound made by lungs and heard with a stethoscope) SEE: rales ::
rales {n} /ɹeɪɫs/ (symptom) :: crépitants {m-p}, râle {m}
Raëlian {n} (a member of Raëlism) :: raëlien {m}
Raëlism {prop} (religion with liberal sexual views) :: raëlisme {m}
rally {n} /ˈɹæ.li/ (demonstration) :: rassemblement {m}, manifestation {f}
rally {n} (motor racing: event) :: rallye {m}, rally {m}
rally {v} (To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion) :: rallier
rally {v} (To come into orderly arrangement) :: rallier
Ralph {n} /ɹælf/ (male given name) :: Raoul
ram {n} /ɹæm/ (male sheep) :: bélier {m}
ram {v} (intentionally collide with (a ship)) :: éperonner
ram {n} (battering ram) SEE: battering ram ::
RAM {n} /ɹæm/ (random access memory) :: RAM {f}, mémoire RAM {f}
Ramadan {prop} /ɹæməˈdɑːn/ (holy ninth month of Islamic lunar calendar) :: ramadan {m}
rambade {n} (nautical) :: rambade
ramble {n} (stroll) SEE: stroll ::
ramble {v} (wander) SEE: wander ::
ramble {v} (to walk for pleasure; to amble or saunter) :: flâner, se balader
ramble {v} (to talk or write incessantly, unclearly, or incoherently, with many digressions) :: divaguer, radoter
rambunctious {adj} /ɹæmˈbʌŋkʃəs/ (energetic and difficult to control) :: turbulent
rambutan {n} (fruit) :: ramboutan {m}, litchi chevelu {m}
ramekin {n} /ˈɹæm(ɪ)kɪn/ (Small dish for baking in oven) :: ramequin {m}
Ramesses {prop} (name of pharaohs) :: Ramsès
ramification {n} /ˌɹæməfəˈkeɪʃən/ (branching process) :: ramification {f}
ramification {n} (consequence or development complicating a problem) :: ramification {f}
Ramin {prop} (Male given name) :: Ramine {m}
Ramin {prop} (Surname) :: Ramin {m} {f}
ramjet {n} (ramjet engine) :: statoréacteur
ramp {n} /ɹæmp/ (inclined surface) :: rampe {f}
ramp {n} (aviation: mobile staircase) :: passerelle {f}
ramp {v} (stand in a rampant position) :: ramper
ramp {n} (American plant, Allium tricoccum, related to the onion) :: oignon sauvage {m}, ail des bois {m}, poireau sauvage {m}
rampage {n} /ˈɹæmpeɪdʒ/ (a course of violent, frenzied action) :: déchainement {m}, saccage {m}
rampage {v} (to move about wildly or violently) :: rager
rampant {adj} /ˈɹæm.pənt/ (heraldry) :: rampant
rampant {adj} (unrestrained) :: effréné
rampart {n} /ˈɹæm.pɑː(ɹ)t/ (defensive ridge of earth) :: rempart
rampion {n} (Campanula rapunculus) :: raiponce {f}
rampion {n} (Phyteuma) :: raiponce {f}
ramshackle {adj} /ˈɹæmˌʃæk.əl/ (in disrepair or disorder) :: délabré
ramson {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons ::
ramsons {n} (Allium ursinum) :: ail des ours {m}
ranch {n} /ɹæntʃ/ (large plot of land) :: ranch {m}
ranch {n} (small farm that cultivates vegetables or livestock) :: ranch {m}
rancid {adj} (rancid) SEE: offensive ::
rancid {adj} /ˈɹænsɪd/ (being rank in taste or smell) :: rance {m}
rancidity {n} (state of being rancid) :: rancidité {f}
rancor {n} /ˈɹæŋ.kɚ/ (the deepest malignity or spite) :: rancune {f}
rancorous {adj} /ˈɹæŋ.kəɹ.əs/ (full of rancor) :: rancunier, acrimonieux
Randolph {prop} /ɹændɒlf/ (male given name) :: Randolph
random {n} /ˈɹændəm/ (unimportant person) :: inconnu {m}
random {adj} (all outcomes being unpredictable) :: aléatoire
random {adj} (mathematics: of or relating to probability distribution) :: aléatoire, stochastique
random {adj} (computing: pseudorandom) :: pseudo-aléatoire
random {adj} (undistinguished, average) :: moyen
random {adj} (apropos of nothing) :: sans queue ni tête, incohérent
random {adj} :: accidentel, [1] imprévisible, au hasard, [2] aléatoire, arbitraire
random access memory {n} (the main memory of a computer available for program execution or data storage) :: mémoire vive {f}, mémoire RAM {f}, mémoire à accès aléatoire {f}, mémoire à accès sélectif {f}, mémoire à accès direct {f}
randomise {v} /ˈɹændəmɑɪz/ (arrange randomly; to make random) :: randomiser
randomly {adv} /ˈɹændm̩li/ (in a random way) :: en vrac, par hasard, accidentellement
randomness {n} /ˈɹændəmnəs/ (property of all possible outcomes being equally likely) :: hasard {m}
randomness {n} (type of circumstance or event that is described by a probability distribution) :: aléatoire {m}, aléa {m}, hasard {m}
random number {n} /ˈɹændəm ˈnʌmbə/ (number allotted randomly using a suitable generator) :: nombre aléatoire {m}
randy {adj} /ˈɹændi/ (sexually aroused) :: excité
range {n} (step of a ladder) SEE: rung ::
range {n} /ɹeɪndʒ/ (line of mountains, buildings etc.) :: chaîne (de montagnes)
range {n} (large stove with many hotplates) :: cuisinière {f}
range {n} (selection, array) :: sélection {f}, gamme {f}
range {n} (area for practicing shooting) :: champ {m} champ de tir {m}
range {n} (area for military training or equipment testing) :: terrain (de chasse) {m}
range {n} (distance to the object) :: distance {f}, portée {f}, rayon [d'action] {m}
range {n} (maximum reach of capability) :: portée {f}
range {n} (area of open, often unfenced, grazing land) :: prairie {f}
range {n} (math: set of values of a function) :: ensemble d'arrivée {m}, image {f}
range {n} (statistics: difference between largest and smallest observation) :: amplitude, étendue {f}
range {n} (music: scale of tones) :: gamme {f}
range {n} (ecology: area where a species is found) :: habitat {m}, habitat naturel {m}
range {v} (to classify) SEE: classify ::
range {v} (to travel over) SEE: roam ::
range {v} (to separate into parts) SEE: sift ::
rangefinder {n} (instrument) :: télémètre {m}
range hood {n} (kitchen device) SEE: extractor hood ::
ranger {n} /ˈɹeɪndʒɚ/ (Park ranger) :: garde forestier {m}
Rangoon {prop} (Yangon) SEE: Yangon ::
Rangoonese {n} (someone from Rangoon) :: Rangounais {m}, Rangounaise {f}
ranivorous {adj} (frog-eating) :: ranivore
rank {adj} /ɹæŋk/ (having a very strong and bad odor) :: malodorant
rank {n} (level of one's position in a class-based society) :: rang {m}
rank {n} (chess: one of the horizontal lines of squares) :: rangée {f}
rank {v} (place abreast or in a line) :: ranger
rank {v} (to have a ranking) :: classer
rank {v} (assign a suitable place in a class or order) :: coter
ranking {adj} /ˈɹænk.ɪŋ/ (having a specified rank) :: classement {m}
ranking {adj} (superior in rank) :: supérieur
ranking {n} (placement in a list) :: classement {m}
ransack {v} (to loot or pillage) :: mettre à sac, saccager
ransack {v} (to make a thorough search or examination for plunder) :: fouiller
ransom {n} /ˈɹænsəm/ (money paid for the freeing of a hostage) :: rançon {f}
ransom {v} (to pay a price to set someone free) :: rançonner
ransomware {n} (malware) :: rançongiciel {m}, logiciel rançonneur {m}, logiciel de rançon {m}, logiciel d'extorsion {m}
rant {v} /ɹænt/ (to criticise by ranting) :: râler
ranunculus {n} (buttercup) SEE: buttercup ::
rap {n} (rap music) SEE: rap music ::
rapacious {adj} /ɹəˈpeɪ.ʃəs/ (avaricious) :: rapace
rapacity {n} /ɹəˈpæ.sɪ.ti/ (greed) :: rapacité {f}
rape {n} /ɹeɪp/ (act of forcing sexual activity) :: viol {m}
rape {v} (force sexual intercourse) :: violer
rape {v} (cause damage, destruction to a countryside, nature etc) :: pirater
rape {n} (rapeseed) SEE: rapeseed ::
rape culture {n} (rape culture) :: culture du viol {f}
rapeseed {n} (rapeseed plant) :: colza {m}
Raphael {prop} /ˈɹæ.feɪ.ɛl/ (Archangel) :: Raphaël {m}
Raphael {prop} (given name) :: Raphaël {m}
raphe {n} /ˈɹeɪfi/ (ridge or seam on a structure) :: raphé {m}
rapid {adj} /ˈɹæpɪd/ (Very swift or quick) :: rapide
rapid {n} (section of river) :: rapides {m-p}
rapid-fire {adj} (able to fire bullets in quick succession) :: feu roulant {m}
rapidity {n} /ɹəˈpɪdɪti/ (speed, swiftness) :: rapidité {f}, célérité {f}
rapidly {adv} /ˈɹæpɪdli/ (with speed) :: rapidement
rapier {n} /ˈɹeɪpˌɪə(ɹ)/ (slender straight sharply pointed sword) :: rapière {f}
rapine {n} /ˈɹæpaɪn/ (seizure of someone's property by force) :: rapine {f}
rapini {n} (vegetable Brassica rapa) SEE: turnip greens ::
rapist {n} /ˈɹeɪpɪst/ (someone who rapes someone else) :: violeur {m}, violeuse {f}
rap music {n} (music form) :: rap {m}
rappel {v} /ɹæˈpɛl/ (to abseil) :: descendre en rappel
rapper {n} (performer of rap music, or one who raps) :: rappeur {m}, rappeuse {f}
rapprochement {n} /ɹəˈpɹɒʃmɒ̃/ (reestablishment of cordial relations) :: rapprochement {m}
rap sheet {n} (Printed police record) :: casier judiciaire {m}
rapt {adj} /ˈɹæpt/ (very interested; fascinated) :: captivé, absorbé, fasciné
rapt {adj} (enthusiatic; ecstatic, elated, happy) :: ravi
raptor {n} (bird of prey) SEE: bird of prey ::
raptorial {adj} :: rapace {m} {f}
rapture {n} (gathering up of believers in end times) :: ravissement, enlèvement
Rapture {prop} (prophesied sudden removal of Christian believers) SEE: rapture ::
rapunzel {n} (corn salad) SEE: corn salad ::
rapunzel {n} (rampion) SEE: rampion ::
Rapunzel {prop} (a German fairy tale) :: Raiponce
Rapunzel {prop} (The main character of that tale) :: Raiponce
rara avis {n} (rare or unique person or thing) :: oiseau rare {m}, merle blanc {m}
rare {adj} /ɹɛəɹ/ (very uncommon) :: rare, peu commun
rare {adj} (cooked very lightly) :: saignant
rare bird {n} (unusual or exceptional person or thing) SEE: rara avis ::
rarebit {n} (Welsh rarebit) SEE: Welsh rarebit ::
rare earth {n} (naturally occurring oxide of the lanthanide metals) :: terre rare {f}
rare earth element {n} (type of metal) :: terre rare {f}
rare earth metal {n} (rare earth element) SEE: rare earth element ::
rarefied {adj} (less dense than usual) :: raréfié
rarely {adv} /ˈɹɛːli/ (not occurring at a regular interval) :: rarement
rarity {n} /ˈɹɛɹ.ə.ti/ (rare object) :: rareté {f}
rascal {n} /ˈɹɑːskl̩/ (dishonest person) :: racaille {f}
rascal {n} (cheeky person) :: canaille {f}, crapule {f}, coquin {m}, filou {f}, fripon {f}, fripouille {f}, gredin {m}, scélérat
rascal {adj} (part of the common rabble) :: ordinaire
rash {adj} /ɹæʃ/ (hasty) :: impulsif, hâtif
rash {n} (of skin) :: irritation {f} (de la peau), éruption {f}, éruption cutanée {f}
rash {n} (surge in problems) :: épidémie {f}
rasher {n} /ˈɹæʃə(ɹ)/ (a strip of bacon) :: tranche de bacon {f}
rashly {adv} (in a rash manner) :: étourdiment, imprudemment
rashness {n} (quality of being rash) :: témérité {f}
rasorial {adj} /ɹəˈsɔːɹɪəl/ (scratching the ground for food, as domestic fowl or other gallinaceous birds) :: grattage du sol, grattage
rasp {n} (coarse file) :: râpe {f}
rasp {n} (sound made by a rasp) :: râpement
rasp {v} (to use a rasp) :: râper
rasp {v} :: grincer
raspberry {n} /ˈɹæzˌbɛɹi/ (plant) :: framboisier {m}
raspberry {n} (fruit) :: framboise {f}
raspberry {n} (colour) :: framboise
raspberry {adj} (containing or having the flavor/flavour of raspberries) :: à la framboise
raspberry {adj} (the colour) :: framboise
raspy {adj} (irritable) SEE: irritable ::
raspy {adj} /ˈɹæsp.i/ (rough, raw) :: râpe {m} {f} (sound), râpeux {m} (voice)
rassemblement {n} (fencing movement) :: rassemblement {m}
rassolnik {n} (a soup in Russian cuisine) :: rassolnik {m}
rasta {n} (Rastafarian) :: rasta
raster graphics {n} (structure representing grid of pixels) :: image matricielle, carte de points
rat {n} /ɹæt/ (rodent) :: rat {m}, (mouse or rat) souris {f}, surmulot {m}, rat gris {m}, rat d'égout {m}, rat noir {m}
rat {v} (to tell on someone) :: moucharder, cafter,balancer
Ratahan {prop} (Austronesian language) :: ratahan {m}
ratany {n} (Krameria) :: ratanhia {m}
ratatouille {n} /ɹæ.tə.ˈtuː.i/ (traditional French Provençal stewed vegetable dish) :: ratatouille {f}
ratchet {n} /ˈɹætʃɪt/ (pawl, click or detent for a ratchet wheel) :: rochet {m}
ratchet {n} (ratchet wrench) :: clé à cliquet {f}
ratchet wrench {n} (A type of wrench) :: clé à cliquet {f}
rate {n} (speed) SEE: speed ::
rate {n} /ɹeɪt/ (proportional relationship between amounts) :: taux
rate {n} :: proportion {f}
rate {v} (assign a particular rank or level) :: coter
rate {v} (berate) SEE: berate ::
ratel {n} (Mellivora capensis) SEE: honey badger ::
rather {adv} /ˈɹæðɚ/ (preferably) :: plutôt
rather {adv} (on the contrary) :: au contraire
rather {adv} (somewhat, fairly) :: plutôt
rather than {prep} (instead of, in preference to) :: au lieu de, à la place de, plus que
rathole {n} (a particularly squalid human residence) :: trou à rats, nid à rats
ratification {n} (act or process of ratifying, or the state of being ratified) :: ratification {f}
ratify {v} /ˈɹætɪfaɪ/ (give formal consent to) :: ratifier
rating {n} /ˈɹeɪtɪŋ/ (position on a scale) :: notation {f}
rating {n} (evaluation of status) :: notation {f}, évaluation {f}
ratio {n} /ˈɹeɪ.ʃ(i)ˌoʊ/ (number representing comparison) :: rapport {m} , ratio {m}
ratio {n} (arithmetics: relative magnitude of two quantities expressed as quotient) :: rapport {m}
ratiocination {n} /ɹætɪˌɒsɪˈneɪʃn̩/ (activity or process of reasoning) :: raisonnement {m}
ratiocinative {adj} /ˌɹæʃ.ɪˈɑs.əˌneɪ.tɪv/ (Pertaining to or characterized by ratiocination) :: ratiocinatif
ration {v} /ˈɹæʃən/ (to portion out, especially during a shortage of supply) :: rationner
rational {adj} /ˈɹæʃ(ə)nəl/ (capable of reasoning) :: rationnel {m}, rationnelle {f}
rational {adj} (reasonable; not absurd) :: raisonnable
rational {adj} (arithmetic: of a number) :: rationnel {m}, rationnelle {f}
rational {n} (rational number) SEE: rational number ::
rationale {n} /ɹæ.ʃəˈnæl/ (justification or rationalization) :: justification {f}, rationalisation {f}
rationale {n} (liturgical vestment) :: rational {m}, surhuméral {m}
rationalise {v} (rationalise) SEE: rationalize ::
rationalism {n} (philosophical theory) :: rationalisme {m}
rationalization {n} (process or result of rationalizing) :: rationalisation {f}
rationalization {n} (statement of one's motives) :: rationalisation {f}
rationalization {n} (reorganization of a company) :: rationalisation {f}
rationalization {n} (simplification of a mathematical expression) :: rationalisation {f}
rationalize {v} (to make something rational) :: rationaliser
rationally {adv} (in a rational manner) :: rationnellement
rational number {n} (quotient of integers) :: nombre rationnel {m}
rationing {n} (ration) SEE: ration ::
ratite {n} /ˈɹætaɪt/ (bird) :: ratite {m}
rat king {n} (conglomeration of rats with tails joined) :: roi de rats {m}
ratline {n} (net like ropework of the shrouds) :: enfléchure {f}
rat out {v} (to inform authorities (about someone)) :: dénoncer
rat poison {n} (poison for killing rats etc.) :: raticide {m}, mort-aux-rats {f}
rat race {n} (activity which is hectic, tedious, and congested with participants) :: course folle {f}
rats {interj} /ɹæts/ (damn, darn) :: zut, flute, peste
ratsbane {n} (Rat poison; white arsenic.) :: mort aux rats {f}, mort-aux-rats {f}
rattan {n} /ɹəˈtæn/ (climbing palm) :: rotin {m}
rat-tat-tat {interj} (sound made by knocking on a door) :: toc! toc! toc!
rattle {n} /ˈɹæ.t(ə)l/ (baby’s toy) :: hochet
rattle {v} :: s’entrechoquer
rattle off {v} (list or recite quickly) :: énumérer rapidement, débiter rapidement
rattler {n} (rattlesnake) SEE: rattlesnake ::
rattlesnake {n} (poisonous snake) :: crotale {m}, serpent à sonnettes {m}
rattletrap {n} (unreliable mechanical device) :: tacot {m} [automotive], teuf-teuf {f} [automotive], tas de ferraille {m}
rattrap {n} (device used to catch rats) :: piège à rats {m}, ratière {f}
raucous {adj} /ˈɹɔkəs/ (harsh and rough-sounding) :: rauque {m} {f}
raucous {adj} (disorderly and boisterous) :: chahuteur {m}, tapageur {m}
ravage {v} /ˈɹævɪdʒ/ (to devastate or destroy something) :: ravager
rave {n} /ɹeɪv/ (dance party) :: rave {m}
ravelin {n} (fortification outside a castle) :: ravelin {m}
raven {n} /ˈɹeɪvən/ (bird) :: grand corbeau {m}
raven {adj} (of the color of the raven; jet-black) :: noir corbeau
Ravenna {prop} (province) :: Ravenne {f}
Ravenna {prop} (city) :: Ravenne {f}
ravenous {adj} /ˈɹævənəs/ (very hungry) :: affamé, vorace
ravine {n} /ɹəˈviːn/ (a deep narrow valley) :: ravin {m}
raviolo {n} (parcel of pasta) :: raviole {f}
ravish {v} (rape) SEE: rape ::
ravish {v} /ˈɹæ.vɪʃ/ (seize and carry away by violence; snatch by force) :: ravir
ravish {v} (transport with joy or delight; delight to ecstasy) :: ravir
ravishing {adj} (Extremely beautiful) :: ravissant
raw {adj} /ɹɔ/ (uncooked) :: cru
raw {adj} (untreated) :: brut
raw {adj} (of data, statistics etc: uncorrected, without analysis) :: brut
raw {adj} (not covered; bare, bald) :: nu
raw material {n} (material in its unprocessed, natural state) :: matière première {f}
raw material {n} :: matière première {f}
rax {v} /ɹæks/ (to stretch after sleep) :: s'étirer, étendre ses membres
rax {v} (to stretch, reach out, hand) :: tendre
ray {n} /ɹeɪ/ (beam of light or radiation) :: rayon {m}
ray {n} (marine fish with a flat body, large wing-like fins, and a whip-like tail) :: raie {f}
Raymond {prop} /ˈɹeɪmənd/ (male given name) :: Raymond
razor {n} /ˈɹeɪzə/ (shaving knife) :: rasoir {m}
razor {n} (shaving instrument) :: rasoir {m}
razorbill {n} (a large black and white auk, Alca torda) :: pingouin {m}
razor blade {n} (razor blade) :: lame de rasoir {f}
razor wire {n} (a form of security wire) :: barbelés coupants {m-p}
RBBG {n} (rubber ball blast grenade) :: RBBG
RCMP {prop} (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) :: GRC
R&D {n} (Research and Development) :: R&D {f}
RDBMS {n} (relational database management system) :: SGBDR {m}
RDP {prop} (Rivière-des-Prairies) :: RDP
re {n} /ɹeɪ/ (the second note in solfège) :: {m}
re- {prefix} /ɹiː/ (again) :: r-, re-, ré-
reach {v} /ɹiːt͡ʃ/ (to hit with an arrow, a bullet etc.) :: atteindre
reach {v} (to extend an action, effort, or influence to) :: atteindre
reach {v} (to touch by virtue of extent) :: atteindre
reach {v} (to arrive at by effort) :: atteindre à
reach {v} (to extend in dimension, time or action, so as to touch, attain to, or be equal to, something) :: atteindre
reach {n} (ability to reach or touch) :: atteinte {f}
reach {n} (extent; stretch; expanse) :: portée {f}
reach {n} (extended portion of land or water) :: bief {f}
react {v} /ɹiːˈækt/ (to act upon each other) :: [chemistry] réagir
reactant {n} (participant at the start of a chemical reaction) :: réactif {m}
reaction {n} /ɹiˈækʃən/ (action in response to an event) :: réaction {f}
reaction {n} (chemical transformation) :: réaction {f}
reactionary {adj} /ɹiˈækʃən(ə)ɹi/ (opposed to change) :: réactionnaire
reactionary {n} (such a person) :: réactionnaire {m} {f}
reactivate {v} (to activate again) :: réactiver
reactivation {n} (the activation of something previously inactive or inactivated) :: réactivation {f}
reactor {n} /ɹiˈæktɚ/ (a device which uses atomic energy to produce heat) :: réacteur
reactor {n} (a chemical substance which responds to the presence or contact with another substance) :: réactif {m}
read {v} /ɹid/ (look at and interpret letters or other information) :: lire
read {v} (speak aloud words or other information that is written) :: lire
read {v} (have the ability to read text or other information) :: lire
read {v} (of text, etc., to be interpreted or read in a particular way) :: se lire
read {v} (be able to hear (in a radio communication)) :: recevoir
read {v} (make a study of) :: étudier
read {n} (a reading or an act of reading) :: lecture {f}
readability {n} (property of being capable of being read; legibility) :: lisibilité {f}
readable {adj} (legible) SEE: legible ::
readableness {n} (readability) SEE: readability ::
read between the lines {v} (infer a meaning that is not stated explicitly) :: lire entre les lignes
reader {n} /ˈɹidɚ/ (person who reads a publication) :: lecteur {m}, lectrice {f}
readership {n} (collected readers of a publication) :: lectorat {m}
readily {adv} /ˈɹɛdɪli/ (showing readiness) :: facilement, volontier
readiness {n} (state or degree of being ready) :: préparation {f}
reading {n} /ˈɹiːdɪŋ/ (process of interpreting written language) :: lecture {f}
Reading {prop} /ˈɹɛdɪŋ/ (the town) :: Reading
reading glasses {n} (spectacles to deal with the effects of presbyopia) :: lunettes de lecture {f-p}
reading room {n} (space set aside for reading) :: salle de lecture {f}
readjust {v} (to adjust again) :: rééquilibrer, rajuster, réadapter, réajuster
readjustment {n} (a second, or subsequent adjustment) :: réajustement {m}
readme {n} (a file meant to be read before taking any significant action) :: readme, lisezmoi
read-only {adj} (capable of being read but not written) :: en lecture seule
read-only memory {n} (memory chip that stores values but doesn't allow updates) :: mémoire morte {f}, mémoire fixe {f}, mémoire ROM {f}, mémoire à lecture seule {f}
read someone's mind {v} (to guess what someone is thinking) :: lire dans les pensées
ready {n} (cash) SEE: cash ::
ready {adj} /ˈɹɛdi/ (prepared for immediate action or use) :: prêt {m}, prête {f}
ready {v} (to make prepared for action) :: rendre disponible
ready, aim, fire {interj} (sequence of commands) :: prêts, visez, feu
ready-made {adj} (made in advance) :: tout fait
ready, set, go {phrase} (on your mark, get set, go) SEE: on your mark, get set, go ::
ready, steady, go {phrase} (on your mark, get set, go) SEE: on your mark, get set, go ::
reagent {n} /ɹi.ˈeɪ.dʒɛnt/ (substance used in chemical reactions) :: réactif {m}
real {adj} /ˈɹiːəl/ (true, genuine, not merely nominal) :: réel, vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {adj} (genuine, not artificial, counterfeit or fake) :: vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {adj} (genuine, unfeigned, sincere) :: vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {adj} (that has physical existence) :: vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {adj} (mathematics: relating to numbers with a one-to-one correspondence to the points on a line) :: réel {m}, réelle {f}
real {adj} (absolute, complete, utter) :: vrai {m}, vraie {f}
real {n} /ɹeɪˈɑl/ (former unit of currency of Spain and Spain's colonies) :: réal {m}
real {n} (a unit of currency used in Brazil) :: réal {m}
real {n} (mathematics: a real number) SEE: real number ::
real {adv} (really) SEE: really ::
real analysis {n} (mathematics: a branch dealing with the real numbers and related structures) :: analyse réelle {f}
real axis {n} (mathematics) :: axe réel {m}
real estate {n} /ˈɹiːl əˌsteɪt/ (property that cannot easily be moved) :: immobilier {m}
realia {n} /ɹeɪˈɑːlɪə/ (real objects or facts) :: realia {f}
realism {n} /ɹi.əlɪzm/ (concern for fact or reality) :: réalisme {m}
realist {n} /ˈɹɪəlɪst/ (one who sees things as they are) :: réaliste {m} {f}
realist {n} (advocate of artistic realism) :: réaliste {m} {f}
realistic {adj} /ˌɹiːjəˈlɪstɪk/ (expressed or represented as being accurate) :: réaliste
realistic {adj} (relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were) :: réaliste
reality {n} /ɹiˈælɪti/ (state of being actual or real) :: réalité {f}
reality {n} (entirety of all that is real) :: réalité {f}
reality {n} :: réalité
reality check {n} (check to make sure something is consistent) :: confrontation avec la réalité {f}
reality check {n} (wake-up call) :: rappel à la réalité {m}
reality principle {n} (mechanism which guides a person in coping with the real world) :: principe de réalité
reality television {n} (television genre) :: téléréalité {f}
realization {n} (act of figuring out or becoming aware) :: connaissance {f}
realization {n} (act of making real) :: réalisation
realization {n} :: réalisation
realize {v} /ˈɹi.ə.laɪz/ (to make real) :: réaliser
realize {v} (to become aware of) :: [that: que] se rendre compte, prendre conscience, réaliser
realize {v} (to convert into actual money) :: réaliser
real life {n} (life outside of a contrived or fantastical environment) :: vie réelle {f}
really {adv} /ˈɹɪli/ (actually) :: vraiment
really {adv} (informally, as an intensifier; very, very much) :: vraiment
really {interj} (indicating surprise at, or requesting confirmation of, some new information) :: vraiment ?
realm {n} /ɹɛlm/ (domain of an abstraction) :: domaine {m}
realm {n} (territory or state) :: royaume {m}
real number {n} (limit of a convergent sequence of rational numbers) :: nombre réel {m}
real part {n} (of complex number) :: partie réelle {f}
realpolitik {n} /ɹeɪˈɑlpoʊlɪˌtik/ (pragmatic international government policy) :: realpolitik {f}, réalpolitik {f}, réalpolitique {f}, réal-politique {f}
real property {n} (real estate) SEE: real estate ::
real socialism {n} (a pragmatic brand of socialism) :: socialisme réel {m}
real tennis {n} (racket sport) :: courte-paume (diminutive), jeu de paume (diminutive), jeu de courte-paume
real time {n} /ɹiːl taɪm/ (time duration) :: temps réel {m}
realtime {adj} /ˈɹiːəltaɪm/ (computer term) :: en temps réel
realtor {n} /ˈɹi(ə)l.təɹ/ (dealer in real estate) :: agent immobilier {m}
real world {n} (realm comprising physical objects) :: monde réel
ream {n} /ɹiːm/ (bundle of paper) :: rame {f}, rame de papier {f}, ramette {f}
reamer {n} /ˈɹi.məɹ/ (tool for boring) :: alésoir {m}
reamer {n} (cooking appliance) :: presse-citron {m}
reamer {n} (pipe tool) :: grattoir {m}
reanimate {v} /ɹiˈænɪmeɪt/ (to animate anew) :: réanimer
reanimation {n} (act of reanimating) :: réanimation {f}
reap {v} /ɹiːp/ (to cut with a sickle) :: faucher
reaper {n} (one who reaps) :: moissonneur {m}, récolteur {m}
reaper {n} (the Grim Reaper) SEE: Grim Reaper ::
reaper {n} (machine used for harvesting) SEE: harvester ::
reap hook {n} (sickle) SEE: sickle ::
reaping hook {n} (sickle) SEE: sickle ::
reappear {v} (to appear again) :: reparaître, réapparaître
reappearance {n} (act of appearing again) :: réapparition {f}
reap what one sows {v} (receive justice) :: récolter ce qu’on a semé, qui sème le vent récolte la tempête
rear {v} /ɹɪɹ/ (to lift, raise etc. physically) :: ériger
rear {v} (to lift spiritually) :: ériger
rear {v} (to bring up to maturity) :: élever
rear {v} (to breed and raise) :: élever
rear {adj} (being behind, or in the hindmost part) :: arrière
rear {n} (the part of an army or fleet which comes last) :: arrière-garde {f}
rear {n} (the posterior, butt(ocks)- only terms with directional notion) :: derrière {m}
rear {n} :: arrière
rear admiral {n} (naval officer below the rank of vice admiral) :: contre-amiral {m}
rear admiral {n} (proctologist) SEE: proctologist ::
rear end {n} (back or hindmost part) :: arrière {m}
rear end {n} (buttocks) :: arrière-train {m}, fesses {f-p}, derrière {m}
rearguard {n} /ˈɹɪəɹˌɡɑɹd/ (the rearmost part of a force) :: arrière-garde {f}
rearm {v} (to replace or restore the weapons or arms) :: réarmer
rearmament {n} (the process of rearming) :: réarmement {m}
rearrange {v} (to change the order or arrangement) :: réorganiser, réarranger
rearrangement {n} (chemistry: rearrangement reaction) :: réarrangement
rear-view mirror {n} (mirror inside a vehicle giving view of the traffic behind) :: rétroviseur
rear window {n} (window at the back of a car) :: lunette arrière {f}
reason {n} /ˈɹiːzən/ (that which causes: a cause) :: raison {f}, cause {f}
reason {n} (motive for an action or determination) :: raison {f}
reason {n} (excuse, explanation: thought or consideration offered in support of a determination) :: raison {f}
reason {n} ((the capacity of the human mind for) rational thinking) :: raison {m}
reason {n} :: raison
reason {v} (to arrange and present the reasons for or against; to examine, debate, discuss) SEE: debate ::
reason {n} (math: ratio, proportion) SEE: ratio ::
reasonable {adj} /ˈɹiː.zən.ə.bəl/ (just; fair; agreeable to reason) :: correct, juste, raisonnable
reasonable {adj} (satisfactory) :: satisfaisant
reasonableness {n} (state or characteristic of being reasonable) :: modération {f}
reasonable person {n} (a fictional person used as a comparative legal standard to represent an average member of society) :: personne raisonnable {f}
reasonably {adv} (in accordance with reason) :: raisonnablement
reasonably {adv} (not extremely) :: raisonnablement
reasonably {adv} (fairly) :: justement
reasoning {n} /ˈɹiːzənɪŋ/ (deduction of inferences or interpretations) :: raisonnement {m}
reassemble {v} (to assemble again) :: rassembler
reassess {v} (assess again) SEE: re-evaluate ::
reassure {v} /ɹiəˈʃʊɹ/ (to assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or self-doubt) :: tranquilliser, rassurer
reassure {v} (to reinsure) :: réassurer
reassuring {adj} /ɹiːəˈʃɔːɹɪŋ/ (that reassures; causing comfort or confidence) :: rassurant
reattachment {n} (the act of reattaching; a second or subsequent attachment) :: recollement {m}
rebandage {v} (To bandage again) :: rebander
rebaptize {v} (to baptize again) :: rebaptiser
rebar {n} /ˈɹiː.bɑː(ɹ)/ (steel reinforcing bar for concrete) :: fer à béton {m}, barre d’armature {f}
rebate {n} /ˈɹiːbeɪt/ (A deduction from an amount to be paid; an abatement) :: rabais {m}
rebate {n} (The return of part of an amount already paid) :: remise {f}
rebate {n} (rabbet) SEE: rabbet ::
Rebecca {prop} (female given name) :: Rebecca
Rebekah {prop} (sister of Laban and wife to Isaac) :: Rébecca {f}
rebel {n} /ˈɹɛbəl/ (person who resists an established authority) :: rebelle {m}
rebel {v} /ɹɪˈbɛl/ (to resist or become defiant towards) :: se rebeller
rebelieve {v} (believe again) :: recroire
rebellion {n} /ɹɪˈbɛli.ən/ (armed resistance) :: rébellion {f}
rebellious {adj} (showing rebellion) :: rebelle {m} {f}, rétif {m}
rebelliousness {n} (the state of being rebellious) :: insoumission {f}
rebirth {n} /ɹiˈbɜɹθ/ (reincarnation) :: renaissance {f}
rebirth {n} (revival, reinvigoration) :: renaissance {f}
rebirth {n} (spiritual renewal) :: renaissance {f}
reboot {n} (instance of rebooting) :: redémarrage {m}
reboot {v} (To execute a computer's boot process and reload the operating system) :: redémarrer, réinitialiser, relancer
rebound {n} /ˈɹibaʊnd/ (recoil of an object bouncing off another) :: rebond {m}
rebound {n} (return to health) :: guérison {f}
rebound {n} (effort to recover from a setback) :: rétablissement {m}
rebound {v} (To bound or spring back from a force) :: rebondir
rebound {v} (To jump up or get back up again) :: rebondir
rebracketing {n} :: métanalyse {f}, mécoupure {f}
rebranding {n} (association of a new brand, trademark, image, or appearance with a product or service) :: rebranding {m}
rebroadcast {v} (broadcast again) :: rediffuser
rebuff {n} /ɹɪˈbʌf/ (refusal) :: rebuffade {f}
rebuild {v} /ˈɹiːbɪld/ (to build again) :: reconstruire
rebuke {n} /ɹiˈbjuːk/ (harsh criticism) :: reproche {m}, réprimande {f}
rebuke {v} (to criticise harshly; to reprove) :: reprendre, réprimander, gronder, désapprouver, reprocher (s.o. for sth.: qqch. à qqn), tancer
reburn {v} :: rebrûler
rebus {n} /ˈɹiːbəs/ (puzzle) :: rébus
rebut {v} /ɹɪ.ˈbʌt/ (deny the truth of something) :: réfuter
rebuy {v} /ɹiːˈbaɪ/ (to buy again) :: racheter
recalcitrant {adj} /ɹɪ.ˈkæl.sɪ.tɹənt/ :: récalcitrant
recall {v} /ɹɪˈkɔːl/ (to call (someone) back to a specific place, station) :: rappeler
recall {v} (to remember, recollect) :: se souvenir, se rappeler, se remémorer
recall {v} (to order the return of (faulty product)) :: rappeler
recall {n} :: rappel {m}
recall {v} (to recall) SEE: reproduce ::
recallable {adj} (Capable of being retrieved from one's memory) :: rappelable, souvenable
recallable {adj} (Capable of being brought back from service) :: rappelable
recant {v} /ɹəˈkænt/ (to withdraw or repudiate formally and publicly) :: retirer
recapitulate {v} /ɹiːkəˈpɪtʃʊleɪt/ (to summarize or repeat in concise form) :: récapituler
recapitulation {n} /ɹiː.kəˌpɪ.tʃəˈleɪ.ʃ(ə)n/ (subsequent enumeration of the major points) :: récapitulation {f}
recapitulation {n} (music: third major part of a movement in sonata form) :: réexposition {f}
recapitulative {adj} (Relative to recapitulation) :: récapitulatif
recede {v} /ɹɨˈsiːd/ (move back, move away) :: reculer, se retirer
receipt {n} /ɹɪˈsiːt/ (act of receiving) :: réception {f}
receipt {n} (written acknowledgement) :: for money or for hand-given thing: reçu {m}, récépissé; for owed money: any of the preceding or quittance (specially for rents); for sent e-mail, letter, parcel: accusé de réception, ticket {m} [in a shop]
receipt {n} (obsolete: recipe) :: recette {f}
receive {v} /ɹɪˈsiːv/ (get) :: recevoir
receive {v} (take possession of) :: recevoir
receive {v} (to act as a host for guests) :: recevoir
receive {v} (telecommunications: to detect a signal) :: recevoir
receiver {n} /ɹəˈsivɚ/ (person who receives) :: destinataire {m} {f}
receiver {n} (person appointed to settle financial affairs) :: receveur {m}
receiver {n} (person who accepts stolen goods) :: receleur {m}
receiver {n} (electronic device) :: récepteur {m}
receiver {n} (telephone handset) :: écouteur {m}
receivership {n} (state of being under the control of a receiver) :: mise sous séquestre {f}
receivership {n} (trusteeship in bankruptcy) :: administration-séquestre {f}
recency {n} (newness) SEE: newness ::
recension {n} /ɹɪ̈ˈsɛnʃ(ə)n/ (critical revision of a text) :: recension {f}
recent {adj} /ˈɹiːsənt/ (having happened a short while ago) :: récent
recently {adv} /ˈɹiːsəntli/ (in the recent past) :: dernièrement, récemment, ces derniers temps
receptacle {n} /ɹɪˈsɛp.tə.kl̩/ (container) :: réceptacle {m}
reception {n} /ɹɪˈsɛp.ʃn̩/ (act of receiving) :: réception {f}
reception {n} (electronics: act or ability to receive signals) :: réception {f}
reception {n} (social engagement) :: accueil {m}, réception {f}
reception {n} (front desk) :: réception {f}
receptionist {n} (employee who receives visitors and/or calls, typically in an office setting) :: réceptionniste {m} {f}
receptionist {n} (a secretary whose tasks include the above) :: secrétaire {m} {f}
receptive {adj} (ready to receive new ideas or concepts) :: réceptif
receptiveness {n} (the characteristic of being receptive) :: réceptivité {f}
receptivity {n} (the state of being receptive) :: réceptivité {f}
receptor {n} /ɹɪˈsɛptə/ (a protein on a cell wall that responds to sensory stimuli) :: récepteur
receptor {n} (any specialized cell or structure that responds to sensory stimuli) :: récepteur
recess {n} /ˈɹiː.sɛs/ (break, pause or vacation) :: vacances {f-p}
recess {n} (time of play) :: récréation {f}, récré {f}, pause {f}
recess {n} (botany, zoology: sinus) SEE: sinus ::
recession {n} /ɹɪˈsɛʃn̩/ (a period of reduced economic activity) :: récession {f}
recessive {adj} (in genetics) :: récessif
rechargeable {adj} (able to be recharged) :: rechargeable {m} {f}
recidivate {v} (return to criminal behaviour) :: récidiver
recidivism {n} (committing new offenses after being punished for a crime) :: récidive {f}
recidivist {n} /ɹɪˈsɪdɪvɪst/ (one who falls back into prior habits, especially criminal habits) :: récidiviste {m} {f}
recipe {n} /ˈɹɛs.ɪ.pi/ (instructions for making or preparing food dishes) :: recette {f}
recipient {n} /ɹəˈsɪp.i.ənt/ (one who receives) :: receveur {m}, receveuse {f}, destinataire {m} {f}, récipiendaire {m} {f}
recipient {n} (individual receiving donor organs or tissues) :: personne gréffée {f}
reciprocal {adj} /ɹɪˈsɪpɹək(ə)l/ (done by each of two people towards the other) :: réciproque {m} {f}
reciprocal {n} (in mathematics) :: inverse {f}
reciprocal pronoun {n} (a part of speech) :: pronom réciproque {m}
reciprocate {v} /ɹɪˈsɪpɹəˌkeɪt/ (to mutually give and take something; to interchange) :: donner en retour, réciproquer, rendre la pareille
reciprocating engine {n} (piston engine) SEE: piston engine ::
reciprocation {n} :: réciprocité {f}
reciprocity {n} (the state or quality of being reciprocal) :: réciprocité {f}
recital {n} (narration) SEE: narration ::
recitation {n} /ˌɹɛsəˈteɪʃən/ (act of reciting) :: récitation {f}
recitation {n} (material recited) :: récitation {f}
recitative {n} /ɹɛsɪtəˈtiːv/ (dialogue in an opera etc.) :: récitatif {m}
recite {v} (to recite) SEE: say ::
recite {v} /ɹɪˈsaɪt/ (to repeat aloud some passage, poem or other text) :: réciter
reciter {n} (one who recites) :: réciteur, récitateur
reckless {adj} (careless or heedless; headstrong or rash) :: irresponsable, insouciant
reckless {adj} (indifferent to danger or the consequences) :: téméraire
reckon {v} /ˈɹɛkən/ (to count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate) :: compter, calculer
reckon {v} (to count as in a number, rank, or series; to estimate by rank or quality; to place by estimation) :: compter, estimer
reckon {v} (to conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose) :: estimer, considérer
reckoning {n} (the action of calculating or estimating something) :: calculer, estimer
reckon with {v} (To settle accounts with or to settle claims with) :: régler ses comptes avec
reckon with {v} (To take into account) :: prendre en compte
reclaim {v} (to recycle) SEE: recycle ::
reclaim {v} (to tame or domesticate a wild animal) SEE: tame ::
recluse {n} /ɹɪˈkluːs/ (A person who lives in self-imposed isolation or seclusion from the world, especially for religious purposes; a hermit) :: reclus {m}, recluse {f}
recognise {v} (to match in memory; to know from a previous encounter) :: reconnaître
recognise {v} (to acknowledge the existence or legality of something) :: reconnaître
recognise {v} :: reconnaître
recognition {n} /ˌɹɛkəɡˈnɪʃən/ (the act of recognizing or the condition of being recognized) :: reconnaissance {f}
recognizable {adj} (able to be recognized) :: reconnaissable
recognizably {adv} (in a recognizable manner) :: reconnaissablement
recognize {v} /ˈɹɛkəɡnaɪz/ (to match in memory; to know from a previous encounter) :: reconnaître
recognize {v} (to acknowledge the existence or legality of something) :: reconnaître
recognize {v} (to acknowledge as something) :: reconnaître
recognize {v} (to realize or discover the nature of something) :: reconnaître
recognize {v} :: reconnaître
recognized {adj} /ˈɹɛkəɡnaɪzd/ (notable, distinguished, honored) :: reconnu
recoil {n} (pushback from a fired firearm) :: recul {m}
recoil {v} (to pull back, especially in disgust, horror or astonishment) :: reculer
recoilless rifle {n} (weapon) :: canon sans recul {m}
recollect {v} /ɹɛkəˈlɛkt/ (to recall past events) :: se souvenir, se rappeler
Recollect {n} (a member of a French reform branch of the Order of Friars Minor, commonly known as the Franciscans) :: récollet {m}
recollection {n} /ɹɛkəˈlɛkʃən/ (act of recalling to the memory) :: souvenir {m}
recollection {n} :: mémoire
recombination {n} (in genetics) :: recombinaison, recombinaison
recommence {v} (to begin again) :: recommencer
recommend {v} /ɹɛkəˈmɛnd/ (to commend to the favorable notice of another) :: recommander
recommend {v} :: adviser, conseiller, recommander
recommendation {n} /ˌɹɛkəmɛnˈdeɪʃən/ (act of recommending) :: recommandation {f}
recommendation {n} (that which is recommended) :: recommandation
recommendation {n} :: recommandation {f}
recommendatory {adj} (of or pertaining to a recommendation) :: recommandatoire
recompense {n} /ˌɹɛkəmˈpɛns/ (that which compensates for a harm done) :: récompense {f}
recompense {v} (to give compensation) :: récompenser
recon {n} /ˈɹikɑn/ (reconnaissance) :: reco {f}
reconcile {v} /ˈɹɛkənsaɪl/ (to restore a friendly relationship) :: réconcilier
reconcile {v} (to make things compatible or consistent) :: réconcilier
reconciliation {n} /ˌɹɛkənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən/ (reestablishment of friendly relations) :: réconciliation {f}
reconciliation {n} (accounting process) :: réconciliation {f}, rapprochement {m}
reconnaissance {n} /ɹɪˈkɒnəsəns/ (act of gathering information) :: reconnaissance {f}
reconnect {v} (connect again or differently) :: reconnecter
reconnection {n} (connection of that which has been severed) :: reconnexion {f}
reconnoiter {v} /ˌɹɛkəˈnɔɪtɚ/ (perform a reconnaissance) :: reconnaître
reconnoitre {v} /ˌɹɛkəˈnɔɪtɚ/ (perform a reconnaissance) :: reconnaître
reconquest {n} (act or process of conquering again) :: reconquête {f}
reconsider {v} (To consider a matter thought already to have been decided) :: reconsidérer
reconsideration {n} (the act of reconsidering or something reconsidered) :: reconsidération
reconstructed language {n} (a hypothetical language formed by making comparisons between actual languages) :: langue reconstruite {f}
reconstruction {n} (attempt to understand) :: reconstitution {f}
record {n} /ˈɹɛk.ɔːd/ (information put into a lasting physical medium) :: enregistrement {m}
record {n} (vinyl disc/disk) :: disque {m}
record {n} (computing: set of data relating to a single individual or item) :: enregistrement {m}
record {n} (most extreme known value of some achievement) :: record {m}
record {v} /ɹəˈkɔːd/ (make a record of) :: enregistrer
record {v} (make an audio or video recording of) :: enregistrer
recordable {adj} (able to be used to record something) :: enregistrable
record chart {n} (Ranking of music by popularity) :: Hit-parade
recorder {n} (recording device) :: enregistreur {m}
recorder {n} (musical instrument) :: flûte à bec
recording {n} (reproduction stored in a permanent medium) :: enregistrement {m}
record label {n} (brand of a company that produces records) SEE: label ::
record player {n} (analogue electronic device for playing gramophone records, see also: gramophone) :: électrophone {m}, tourne-disque {m}, phonographe {m}, gramophone {m}
recount {v} (to tell over) :: raconter
recount {v} (to count again) :: recompter
recover {v} /ɹɪˈkʌvə/ (transitive: to get back, regain) :: recouvrer
recover {v} (intransitive: to get better, regain health) :: récupérer, guérir, se remettre
recoverability {n} :: recouvrabilité {f}
recovery {n} /ɹɪˈkʌvəɹi/ (act or process of regaining or repossession of something lost) :: récupération {f}, rétablissement {m}, recouvrement
recovery {n} (return to normal health) :: guérison {f}, rétablissement {f}
recreate {v} /ˈɹɛkɹɪeɪt/ (to enjoy or entertain oneself) :: se réjouir
recreate {v} /ɹiːkɹɪˈeɪt/ (create anew) :: recréer
recreate {v} (to produce again, to recreate) SEE: reproduce ::
recreation {n} /ɹɛkɹiˈeɪʃən/ (activity that diverts, amuses or stimulates) :: récréation {f}
recreation {n} /ɹiːkɹiˈeɪʃən/ (The process of recreating something) :: recréation {f}
recreational {adj} (for, or relating to, for recreation) :: récréationnel {m}
recriminate {v} (to accuse in return) :: récriminer
recrudescence {n} /ˌɹiːkɹuːˈdɛs(ə)ns/ (acute recurrence of a disease, or its symptoms, after a period of improvement) :: recrudescence {f}
recruit {n} /ɹɪˈkɹut/ (newly enlisted soldier) :: recrue {f}
recruit {v} (to enroll or enlist new members or potential employees) :: recruter, enrôler
recruit {v} (To prompt to intervene in a body region) :: recruter
recruit {v} :: recruter, enrôler
recruiter {n} (one employed to recruit others) :: recruteur {m}
recruitment {n} (process or art of finding candidates or recruits) :: recrutement {m}
rectal {adj} (Of -, via - or related to the rectum) :: rectal
rectangle {n} (quadrilateral) :: rectangle {m}
rectangular {adj} (having a shape like a rectangle) :: rectangulaire
rectangular coordinates {n} (Cartesian coordinates) SEE: Cartesian coordinates ::
rectify {v} (to heal) SEE: heal ::
rectify {v} /ˈɹɛktəˌfaɪ/ (to correct or amend something) :: rectifier
rectitude {n} /ˈɹɛk.tə.tuːd/ (straightness; state or quality of having a constant direction) :: rectitude
rectitude {n} (rightness of principle or practice) :: rectitude, droiture, rigueur
recto {n} /ˈɹɛk.toʊ/ (The front side of a flat object) :: recto {m}
recto {n} (The right-hand page of a book) :: recto {m}
rector {n} (headmaster) :: recteur {m}
rectory {n} (residence of Roman Catholic priest) :: presbytère {m}
rectum {n} /ˈɹɛktəm/ (terminal part of the large intestine) :: rectum {m}
recumbent {adj} (lying down) :: gisant, couché, allongé
recumbent {n} (special type of bicycle) :: vélo couché {m}
recuperate {v} (recover, especially from an illness) SEE: recover ::
recur {v} /ɹɪˈkɜː(ɹ)/ (to happen again) :: resurvenir, revenir, réapparaître
recurrence {n} (return or reversion to a certain state) :: récurrence {f}
recurrence {n} (the instance of recurring; frequent occurrence) :: récurrence {f}
recurrence {n} (a return of symptoms as part of the natural progress of a disease) :: récurrence {f}
recurrent {adj} (recurring time after time) :: périodique, récurrent
recurring {adj} :: récurrent, répété, répétitif
recursion {n} :: recursion {f}
recursive {adj} :: récursif
recursive acronym {n} (an acronym in which the first letter of the first word represented by the acronym is the acronym itself) :: acronyme récursif
recursivity {n} (quality of being recursive) :: récursivité
recurve bow {n} (type of bow) :: arc classique {m}
recuse {v} /ɹɪˈkjuːz/ (To refuse or reject) :: récuser
recuse {v} (To refuse to act as a judge; to declare oneself disqualified to act) :: récuser
recut {v} (to cut again) :: recouper
recyclable {adj} (able to be recycled) :: recyclable
recycle {v} /ɹəˈsaɪkəl/ (to break down and reuse component materials) :: recycler
recycle {v} (to reuse as a whole) :: recycler, réutiliser
recycle bin {n} (container) :: corbeille {f}
recycling {n} (the practice of sorting and collecting waste materials for new use) :: recyclage {m}
red {adj} /ɹɛd/ (having red as its colour) :: rouge
red {adj} (of hair: orange-brown) :: roux
red {adj} (left-wing, socialist or communist) :: rouge
red {n} (colour) :: rouge {m}
redact {v} /ɹɪˈdækt/ (to censor (a document)) :: caviarder, éditer
red admiral {n} (butterfly) :: vulcain {m}
Redange {prop} (city) :: Redange
Red Army man {n} (the lowest military rank of the Red Army) :: rouge-armiste
red as a beetroot {adj} (being the colour of a beetroot) :: rouge comme une pivoine
red-backed hawk {n} (Buteo polyosoma) :: buse tricolore {f}
red-backed shrike {n} (medium-sized bird) :: pie-grièche écorcheur {f}
red beet {n} (beetroot) SEE: beetroot ::
red blood cell {n} (haemoglobin-carrying blood cell in vertebrates) :: globule rouge {m}, érythrocyte {m}, hématie
redbud {n} (Judas tree) SEE: Judas tree ::
red cabbage {n} (a variety of cabbage having red leaves) :: chou rouge {m}
red campion {n} (Silene dioica) :: compagnon rouge {m}, silène dioïque
red card {n} (sports: card) :: carton rouge {m}
red card {n} (instructions to vacate an area) :: carton rouge {m}
red carpet {n} (a strip of red carpet laid for a VIP) :: tapis rouge {m}
red carpet {n} (VIP treatment) :: tapis rouge {m}
red clover {n} (Trifolium pratense) :: trèfle des prés {m}, trèfle violet {m}
Red Crescent {prop} (branch of the Red Cross) :: Croissant-Rouge {m}
red-crested pochard {n} (Netta rufina) :: nette rousse {f}
Red Cross {prop} (Red Cross) :: Croix-Rouge {f}
red currant {n} (plant) :: groseillier à grappes {m}
red currant {n} (fruit) :: groseille rouge {f}
red deer {n} (Cervus elaphus) :: cerf commun {m}, cerf rouge {m}, cerf élaphe {m}, élaphe {m}
redden {v} /ˈɹɛdn̩/ (to become red) :: rougir
reddish {adj} /ˈɹɛdɪʃ/ (resembling the colour red) :: rougeâtre {m} {f}
reddish {adj} (quite red; red to a certain extent) :: rougeâtre {m} {f}
red dwarf {n} (small star) :: naine rouge {f}
redeem {v} /ɹɨˈdiːm]/ (to recover ownership of something by paying a sum) :: racheter
redeem {v} (to restore the reputation, honour of ...) :: racheter
redeemable {adj} ((finance) capable of being paid off or repurchased) :: remboursable {m} {f}
redeemable {adj} (susceptible to correction or reform) :: corrigible {m} {f}
redeemer {n} (one who redeems) :: rédempteur {m}
redefine {v} (to give a new or different definition to a word) :: redéfinir
redefinition {n} (act or event of redefining) :: redéfinition {f}
redemption {n} /ɹɪdɛmpʃən/ (the act of redeeming or something redeemed) :: rédemption {f}
redemption {n} (the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article) :: rédemption {f}
redemption {n} (salvation from sin) :: rédemption
redemptorist {n} (member of the Roman Catholic missionary congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer) :: Redemptoriste {m}
red envelope {n} (monetary gift) :: enveloppe rouge {f}, paquet rouge {m}
redeposit {v} (all senses) :: redéposer
red flag {n} (a cue, warning, or alert; a sign or signal that something is wrong) :: avertissement {m}, signal d'alarme
red fox {n} (Vulpes vulpes) :: renard roux {m}
red giant {n} (large red star) :: géante rouge {f}
red-handed {adj} (in the act of wrongdoing) :: la main dans le sac, en flagrant délit
redhead {n} /ˈɹɛdˌhɛd/ (red-haired person) :: roux {m}, rousse {f}
redhead {n} (Aythya americana) :: fuligule à tête rouge {m}
red herring {n} (smoke-cured herring) :: hareng saur {m}
red herring {n} (misleading clue) :: diversion {f}, leurre
red hot {n} (hot dog) SEE: hot dog ::
rediffusion {n} (the rebroadcasting of a programme) :: rediffusion {f}
redirect {v} (to give new direction to) :: réorienter
redirect {v} (instruct to go elsewhere) :: réadresser, faire suivre
redirect {n} (redirection) SEE: redirection ::
redirection {n} /ɹiːdəˈɹɛkʃən/ (setting a new direction) :: redirection {f}
redirection {n} (automated process) :: redirection {f}
redistribution {n} (act of changing the distribution of resources) :: redistribution {f}
red kite {n} (Milvus milvus) :: milan royal {m}
red light {n} (a warning light, especially as a traffic signal) :: feu rouge {m}
red-light district {n} (area of prostitution) :: quartier chaud {m}, red light {m}
red line {n} (a boundary or limit which should not be crossed) :: ligne rouge {f}
red lynx {n} (bobcat) SEE: bobcat ::
redneck {n} /ˈɹɛdnɛk/ (uneducated, unsophisticated person) :: beauf {m}, baraki {m} [Belgium]
red-necked buzzard {n} (Buteo auguralis) :: buse d'Afrique {f}
redness {n} (quality of being red) :: rougeur {f}
redo {v} /ɹiˈdu/ (to do again) :: refaire
redolent {adj} /ˈɹɛd.əl.ənt/ (fragrant or aromatic) :: parfumé
red onion {n} (a type of onion with reddish purplish skin) :: oignon rouge
redoubt {v} (to dread) SEE: dread ::
redoubt {n} /ɹɪˈdaʊt/ (fortification) :: redoute {f}
redoubtable {adj} (awe-inspiring) :: redoutable
redox {n} /ˈɹiːdɒks/ (chemical reaction) :: oxydoréduction {f}
red panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) :: petit panda {m}, panda roux, panda éclatant
red pepper {n} (red colored pepper) :: paprika {m}
red pine {n} (Pinus resinosa) :: pin rouge {m}
Red Planet {prop} (Mars) :: planète rouge {f}
red poppy {n} (Papaver rhoeas) SEE: corn poppy ::
red scare {n} (perceived threat from communism and leftist movements) :: peur rouge {f}
Red Sea {prop} (sea between Africa and Arabia) :: mer Rouge {f}
redshank {n} (Old World wading bird) :: gambette {m}
redshift {n} (change in wavelength) :: décalage vers le rouge
red-shouldered hawk {n} (Buteo lineatus) :: buse à épaulettes {f}
redskin {n} (an American Indian) :: Peau-Rouge {m} {f}
red snapper {n} (fish of Lutjanus) :: vivaneau
Red Square {prop} (Moscow square) :: Place Rouge {f}
redstart {n} (ground-feeding bird) :: rougequeue {m}
red state {n} (red state in the United States) :: État rouge {m}
red-tailed hawk {n} (bird of prey) :: buse à queue rousse {f}
red-tailed tropicbird {n} (species of tropicbird) :: phaéton à brins rouges {m}
red tape {n} (excessive bureaucracy) :: impôt papier {m}, paperasse {f} paperasserie {f}
red tea {n} (black tea) SEE: black tea ::
red-throated diver {n} (loon) :: plongeon catmarin {m}
red-throated pipit {n} (Anthus cervinus) :: Pipit à gorge rousse {m}
red tide {n} (algal bloom) :: marée rouge {f}
red turtle dove {n} (bird) :: tourterelle à tête grise
reduce {v} /ɹɪˈduːs/ (to bring down) :: réduire
reduce {v} :: diminuer, réduire
reduced {adj} /ɹɪˈdjust/ (made smaller, less) :: réduit
reduced {adj} :: réduit, amoindri, soldé
reducer {n} (something that reduces) :: réducteur {m}
reductase {n} (enzyme that chemically reduces its substrate) :: réductase {f}
reductio ad absurdum {n} (proof by contradiction) SEE: proof by contradiction ::
reduction {n} /ɹɪˈdʌkʃən/ (act, process, or result of reducing) :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (amount or rate by which something is reduced) :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (chemistry: reaction in which electrons are gained and valence is reduced) :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (cooking: process of concentrating a sauce) :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (math: rewriting an expression) :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (computability theory: a transformation of one problem into another problem) :: réduction {f}
reduction {n} (medical procedure to restore a fracture) :: réduction
reductional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or producing reduction) :: réductionnel
reductionism {n} (approach of studying complex systems) :: réductionnisme {m}
reductionism {n} ((philosophy) theory holding that complex systems can be reduced to simpler components) :: réductionnisme {m}
reductionist {adj} (of, or relating to reductionism) :: réductionniste
redundancy {n} /ɹɪˈdʌnd(ə)nsi/ (state of being redundant) :: redondance
redundancy {n} (duplication of components or circuits to provide survival of the total system in case of failure of single components) :: redondance {f}
redundancy {n} (duplication of parts of a message to guard against transmission errors) :: redondance {f}
redundancy {n} (state of being unemployed because one's job is no longer necessary) :: chômage économique
redundant {adj} /ɹɪˈdʌn.dənt/ (superfluous) :: redondant
redundantly {adv} (in a redundant manner) :: redondamment
reduplication {n} (the act of, or an instance of, reduplication ) :: redoublement {m}
redux {adj} /ˈɹidʌks/ (redone, restored, brought back, or revisited) :: de retour
red wine {n} (red coloured wine) :: vin rouge {m}
redwing {n} (Turdus iliacus) :: grive mauvis
redwood {n} (the species Sequoia sempervirens) :: séquoia {m}
reed {n} /ɹiːd/ (grass-like plant) :: roseau {m}
reed {n} (music: part of mouthpiece) :: anche {f}
reed {n} (music: instrument) :: instrument à anche {m}
reed {n} (weaving) :: peigne {m}
reed {n} (material) :: roseau {m}
reed {n} :: roseau {m} , jonc {m} , anche {f} , chaume {m}
reef {n} /ɹiːf/ (rocks at or near surface of the water) :: écueil {m}, récif {m}
reef {n} (large vein of auriferous quartz) :: filon {m}
reef {v} (sailing) :: prendre un ris, arriser
reef {n} (reef knot) SEE: reef knot ::
reefal {adj} (of or pertaining to a reef) :: récifal
reefer {n} (marijuana) SEE: marijuana ::
reefer jacket {n} (type of jacket) SEE: pea coat ::
reef knot {n} (type of knot) :: nœud plat {m}
reek {n} /ɹiːk/ (unpleasant smell) :: puanteur {f}
reek {v} (to have or give off a strong, unpleasant smell) :: empester, puer, fouetter [familiar], schlinguer [slang]
reek {v} (to be evidently associated with something unpleasant) :: puer
reel {n} /ɹiːl/ (dance, music) :: reel {m}
reel {n} (spool) :: bobine {f}
reel {n} (machine for winding yarns) :: enrouleur {m}
reel {v} (to wind on a reel) :: embobiner, enrouler
reel {v} (to walk shakily or unsteadily) :: tituber
reelect {v} (to elect for a subsequent time) :: réélire
re-electability {n} :: rééligibilité {f}
re-electable {adj} :: rééligible
reelection {n} (the act of being elected after already being elected once) :: réélection {f}
reel in {v} ((fishing) bring out of the water) :: ramener, tirer hors de l'eau
reel in {v} (bring in) :: attirer, attirer l'attention, capter, capter l'attention
reel off {v} (list effortlessly and quickly) :: débiter
reem {n} /ɹiːm/ (horned creature) :: réem {m}
reenter {v} (to enter again) :: rentrer
re-evaluate {v} /ɹiːɪˈvæljuːeɪt/ (evaluate again) :: réévaluer
refection {n} /ɹɪˈfɛkʃən/ (a light meal) :: réfection
refectory {n} /ɹɪˈfɛkt(ə)ɹi/ (dining-hall) :: réfectoire {m}
refer {v} /ɹɪˈfɝ/ (to direct to a source for help or information) :: référer
refer {v} (to allude to (grammar term)) :: renvoyer (à)
refer {v} :: référer
referee {n} /ˌɹɛfəˈɹiː/ (sport: umpire, judge, the supervisor of a game) :: arbitre {m}
referee {n} (person who settles a dispute) :: arbitre {m}
referee {v} (to act as a referee) :: arbitre
reference {n} /ˈɹɛf.(ə)ɹəns/ (measurement one can compare to) :: référence {f}
reference {n} (information about a person) :: recommandation {f}, référence {f}
reference {n} (academic writing: source) :: référence {f}
reference {v} (to refer to) :: faire référence à, référencer, se référer à
reference {v} (to mention) :: faire référence à, se référer à
reference book {n} (book providing factual information) :: livre de référence {m}
referendum {n} /ˌɹɛfəˈɹɛndəm/ (direct popular vote) :: référendum {m}
referendum {n} :: référendum {m}
referential integrity {n} (referential integrity) :: intégrité référentielle {f}
referrer {n} (person who refers another) :: recommandataire {m} {f}
refill {v} /ˌɹiːˈfɪl/ (to fill up again) :: reremplir
refillable {adj} (capable of being refilled) :: rechargeable
refine {v} /ɹɪˈfaɪn/ :: raffiner, affiner, perfectionner
refined {adj} /ɹiːfaɪnd/ (cultured, elegant) :: affiné, raffiné
refined {adj} :: châtié
refinement {n} (high-class style; cultivation) :: raffinement
refinery {n} (building used to produce refined products) :: raffinerie {f}
refining {n} (process) SEE: refinement ::
reflect {v} /ɹɪˈflɛkt/ (to bend back from a surface) :: refléter, réfléchir
reflect {v} (to mirror, or show the image of something) :: réfléchir, refléter
reflect {v} (to think seriously; to ponder or consider) :: réfléchir
reflection {n} /ɹɪˈflɛkʃ(ə)n/ (act of reflecting; the state of being reflected) :: réflexion {f}
reflection {n} (something that is reflected) :: reflet {m}
reflection {n} :: [meanings 1, 2 and 3] reflet, [meaning 4] réflexion
reflector {n} /ɹɪˈflɛktə(ɹ)/ (small reflecting disk on a vehicle) :: réflecteur {m}
reflex {n} (automatic response) :: réflexe
reflex {n} (the descendant of an earlier language element, such as a word or phoneme, in a daughter language) :: continuateur {m}
reflexive {adj} /ɹəˈflɛksɪv/ (in grammar) :: réfléchi
reflexive {n} (reflexive pronoun) SEE: reflexive pronoun ::
reflexive {n} (reflexive verb) SEE: reflexive verb ::
reflexive pronoun {n} (a part of speech) :: pronom réfléchi {m}
reflexive verb {n} (verb with equivalent subject and direct object) :: verbe réfléchi
reflux {n} /ˈɹiː.flʌks/ (backwards flow of any fluid) :: reflux {m}
reflux {n} (technique using a reflux condenser) :: reflux {m}
reforest {v} (replant) :: reboiser, reforester
reforestation {n} (replanting) :: reboisement {m}, reforestation {f}
reform {n} /ɹiˈfɔɹm/ (amendment) :: réforme {f}
reform {v} (to put into a new and improved form or condition) :: réformer
reformism {n} (Any of several movements that promote reform) :: réformisme {f}
reformulate {v} (to formulate again) :: reformuler
reformulation {n} (formulating anew) :: reformulation {f}
reformulation {n} (new formulation) :: reformulation {f}
refound {v} (reestablish) :: refonder
refract {v} (to refract) SEE: disperse ::
refract {v} (to cause to change direction) :: réfracter
refract {v} :: réfracter
refraction {n} /ɹəˈfɹækʃən/ (bending of any wave) :: réfraction {f}
refractive index {n} (ratio of the speed of light in vacuum to another medium) :: indice de réfraction {m}
refractometer {n} (instrument used to measure the refractive index) :: réfractomètre {m}
refractory {adj} /ɹɪˈfɹæk.təɹ.i/ (Obstinate; strongly opposed) :: réfractaire
refractory {adj} (not affected by great heat) :: réfractaire
refractory {adj} (medicine: difficult to heal) :: réfractaire
refractory metal {n} (metal with an unusually high melting point) :: métal réfractaire {m}
refrain {v} /ɹɪˈfɹeɪn/ (to keep oneself from action) :: se retenir, s'abstenir
refrain {v} :: se réfréner, se retenir
refrain {n} (burden of song) :: refrain {m}
refresh {v} /ɹiˈfɹɛʃ/ (to renew or revitalize) :: revigorer, rafraîchir
refreshing {adj} (refreshing) :: rafraîchissant
refreshment {n} /ɹɪˈfɹeʃ.mənt/ (The action of refreshing; a means of restoring strength, energy or vigour) :: rafraîchissement {m}
refreshment {n} (A light snack or drink) :: rafraîchissement {m}
refrigerate {v} (freeze) SEE: freeze ::
refrigerate {v} /ɹɪˈfɹɪdʒəɹeɪt/ (keep cool in refrigerator) :: réfrigérer
refrigerate {v} (cool down) SEE: cool down ::
refrigeration {n} (process of transferring heat from an object in order to cool it) :: réfrigération {f}
refrigeration {n} (process of preserving something by cooling) :: réfrigération {f}
refrigerator {n} /ɹɪˈfɹɪd͡ʒəˌɹeɪɾɚ/ (appliance) :: réfrigérateur {m}, frigo {m} [colloquial]
refringence {n} (refractive power; refraction) :: réfringence {f}
refuel {v} (to refill with fuel) :: faire le plein, ravitailler
refuge {n} /ˈɹɛfjuːdʒ/ (state of safety, protection or shelter) :: refuge {m}
refuge {n} (place providing safety, protection or shelter) :: refuge {m}
refugee {n} /ˈɹɛfjʊdʒiː/ (person seeking political asylum) :: réfugié {m}, réfugiée {f}
refugee {n} (person seeking economic asylum) :: réfugié {m}
refugee camp {n} (camp built to receive refugees) :: camp de réfugiés {m}
refund {v} /ɹɪˈfʌnd/ (to return (money) to (someone)) :: rembourser
refund {n} (amount of money returned) :: remboursement {m}
refurbish {v} /ɹiˈfɝbɪʃ/ (rebuild or replenish) :: renouveler, restaurer
refusal {n} (the act of refusing) :: refus {m}
refuse {n} /ˈɹɛfjuːs/ (items or material that have been discarded) :: ordures {f-p}, déchets {m-p}, détritus {m-p}
refuse {v} /ɹɪˈfjuːz/ ((transitive) decline (request, demand)) :: refuser
refuse {v} ((intransitive) decline a request or demand) :: refuser
refutation {n} (an act of refuting) :: réfutation {f}
refute {v} /ɹɪˈfjuːt/ (to prove (something) to be false or incorrect) :: réfuter
refute {v} (to deny the truth or correctness of (something)) :: rejeter, contester, chicaner, récuser
refute {v} :: réfuter
regain {v} (to get back, to recover possession of) :: reconquérir, reprendre
regale {n} /ɹɪˈɡeɪl/ (a feast, meal) :: festin {m}
regale {v} (to please someone with entertainment) :: régaler
regale {v} (to provide a meal and entertainment) :: régaler
regard {v} /ɹɪˈɡɑɹd/ (to consider, look upon in a given way) :: considérer, regarder
regard {v} (to have to do with) :: concerner, concerner, regarder
regarding {prep} /ɹɪˈɡɑɹdɪŋ/ (concerning) :: quant à
regardless {adv} /ɹɪˈɡɑɹd.lɪs/ (actioned in a way which shows no consideration) :: malgré tout, malgré cela, en dépit de cela
regardless {prep} (paying no attention to) :: quelle que soit, quel que soit
regardless of {prep} (without attention to) :: nonobstant, peu importe
regards {n} /ɹɪˈɡɑɹdz/ (greeting at the end of a letter) :: cordialement
regasification {n} (evaporation) :: regazéification
regasify {v} (reevaporate) :: regazéifier
regatta {n} /ɹɪˈɡætə/ (boat race) :: régate {f}
regency {n} /ˈɹiːd͡ʒənsi/ (system of government) :: régence {f}
regenerate {v} /ɹiːˈdʒɛnəɹeɪt/ (to construct or create anew, especially in an improved manner) :: régénérer
regenerate {v} (to revitalize) :: régénérer
Regensburg {prop} (city in Germany) :: Ratisbonne {f}
regent {n} /ˈɹiːdʒənt/ (one who rules in place of the monarch) :: régent {m}, régente {f}
Reggio nell'Emilia {prop} (province) :: Reggio d'Émilie
Reggio nell'Emilia {prop} (capital) :: Reggio d'Émilie
regicide {n} /ˈɹedʒəsaɪd/ (the killing of a king) :: régicide
regicide {n} (one who kills a king) :: régicide
regidor {n} (alderman) SEE: alderman ::
regime {n} /ɹəˈʒim/ (mode of rule or management) :: régime {m}
regime {n} (form of government) :: régime {m}
regime {n} (period of rule) :: régime {m}
regime change {n} (overthrow of a government) :: changement de régime {m}
regimen {n} /ˈɹɛdʒ.ɪ.mən/ (any regulation or remedy which is intended to produce beneficial effects by gradual operation) :: régime
regimen {n} (grammar: object, see also: object) :: régime
regiment {n} /ˈɹɛdʒɪmənt/ (army unit) :: régiment {m}
Regina {prop} /ɹɪˈdʒaɪnə/ (female given name) :: Régine
region {n} /ˈɹiːd͡ʒn̩/ (any considerable and connected part of a space or surface) :: région {f}
region {n} (an administrative subdivision) :: région {f}
region {n} (a place in or a part of the body in any way indicated) :: région
regional {adj} /ˈɹiːdʒənəl/ (pertaining to a specific region) :: régional
regionalism {n} (linguistic characteristic, see also: provincialism) :: régionalisme
regionalization {n} (an act or process of regionalizing) :: régionalisation {f}
regional lockout {n} (prevents the playing of imported media on a domestically marketed device) :: verrouillage régional, codage régional
register {n} /ˈɹɛdʒ.ɪs.tə/ (book of such entries) :: registre {m}
register {n} (act of registering) :: inscription {m}
register {n} (computing: part of the central processing unit used to store and manipulate numbers) :: registre {m}
register {n} (printing: exact alignment of lines, margins and colors) :: registre {m}
register {n} (music: range of a voice or instrument) :: registre {m}
register {n} (music: organ stop) :: registre {m}
register {n} (linguistics: style of a language used in a particular context) :: niveau de langue {m}, registre {m}
register {n} (grille at the outflow of a ventilation duct) :: registre {m}
register {v} (to enter in a register) :: enregistrer
register {v} (to enroll, especially to vote) :: inscrire
register {v} (to record, especially in writing) :: enregistrer, imprimer [familiar] (mental)
register {v} (printing: to adjust so as to be properly aligned) :: recaler
register {v} (to place one's name, or have one's name placed in a register) :: inscrire
register {v} (to make an impression) :: imprimer
register {n} (cash register) SEE: cash register ::
registered {adj} /ˈɹɛdʒ.ɪs.tɚd/ (having a mailed item recorded in a register) :: recommandé
registered mail {n} (type of mail) :: courrier recommandé {m}, recommandé {m}
registered trademark {n} (officially registered trademark) :: marque déposée {f}
register ton {n} (unit of capacity) :: tonneau {m}
registrar {n} /ˈɹɛdʒ.ɪsˌtɹɑɹ/ (official keeper of records) :: registraire {m} {f}
registrar {n} (service that manages domain names) :: registrar {m} (a society)
registration {n} (the act of signing up or registering for something) :: enregistrement {m}
registry {n} (registration) :: enregistrement {m}
registry {n} (database) :: registre {m}, base de registre {f}
regolith {n} /ˈɹɛɡəlɪθ/ (layer of loose rock that constitutes the surface of most land) :: régolithe {m}
regress {v} /ˈɹiːˌɡɹɛs/ (to move backwards to an earlier stage) :: régresser
regression {n} /ɹəˈɡɹɛʃən/ (an action of regressing, a return to a previous state) :: régression {f}
regression {n} (an analytic method to measure the relationship between two variables) :: régression
regressive {adj} (that tends to return, revert, or regress) :: régressif
regressive assimilation {n} (phonology: sound change process) :: assimilation régressive {f}
regret {v} /ɹɪˈɡɹɛt/ (feel sorry about some past thing) :: regretter
regret {n} (instance of such an emotion) :: regret {m}
regrettable {adj} (of an event, action, or state, allowing or deserving regret) :: regrettable
regular {adj} /ˈɹɛɡjəlɚ/ (having a constant pattern) :: régulier
regular {adj} (grammar) :: régulier
regular {n} (routine visitor) :: habitué {m}, habituée {f}, habitués {m-p}, habituées {f-p}
regular expression {n} (computing: a concise description of a pattern to be matched) :: expression rationnelle {f}, expression régulière {f}
regularize {v} /ˈɹɛɡjəlɚaɪz/ (to make regular) :: régulariser
regularly {adv} (with constant frequency) :: régulièrement, fréquemment
regularly {adv} (normally, ordinarily) :: normalement, ordinairement
regular verb {n} (a verb which conjugates regularly) :: verbe régulier {m}
regulate {v} (control) SEE: control ::
regulate {v} /ˈɹɛɡjəleɪt/ (adjust) :: régler
regulation {n} (law or administrative rule) :: règlement {m}, réglementation {f}
regulation {n} (EU: self-effecting legislative act) :: règlement {m}
regulation {n} (mechanism controling DNA transcription) :: régulation
regulation {n} (physiological process maintaining homœostasis) :: régulation
regulator {n} /ɹɛɡ.juː.leɪt.ə/ (a type of gene) :: régulateur
regulatory {adj} /ˈɹɛɡjələtɹi/ (of or pertaining to regulation) :: régulateur, régulatoire, réglementaire
regurgitate {v} /ɹɪˈɡɚd͡ʒəˌteɪt/ (to throw up) :: régurgiter
rehabilitate {v} /ɹiː(h)əˈbɪlɪteɪt/ (to restore (someone) to their former state, reputation, possessions, status etc.) :: réhabiliter
rehabilitation {n} (process) :: réhabilitation {f}
rehair {n} (to rehair) :: remécher
rehair {n} (an instance of re-hairing) :: reméchage {m}
rehear {v} (to hear again) :: réentendre
rehearsal {n} (practicing of performance to test or improve it) :: répétition {f}
rehearse {v} /ɹɪˈhɜːs]/ (repeat what has already been said) :: rabâcher, ressasser
rehearse {v} (practice by repetition or recitation) :: répéter
reheat {v} (heat something after it has cooled off) :: réchauffer
Reich {n} /ɹaɪx/ (a German empire or nation) :: Reich {m}, empire {m} [empire]
reichsmark {n} (monetary unit) :: reichsmark {m}
reification {n} /ˌɹeɪəfəˈkeɪʃən/ (Consideration of an abstract thing as if it were concrete, or of an inanimate object as if it were living) :: réification
reify {v} /ˈɹiː.ə.faɪ/ (to regard something abstract as if it were a concrete material thing) :: réifier
reign {n} /ɹeɪn/ (The exercise of sovereign power) :: règne {m}
reign {n} (The period during which a monarch rules) :: règne {m}
reign {v} (exercise sovereign power) :: régner
reimbursable {adj} (capable of being reimbursed for) :: remboursable
reimburse {v} (to compensate with pay or money; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf) :: rembourser
reimbursement {n} /ˌɹiː.ɪmˈbɜːs.mənt/ (compensating someone for an expense.) :: remboursement {f}
reimmerse {v} (immerse again) :: réimmerger
reimplantation {n} (implanting again) :: réimplantation {f}
Reims {prop} /qual1=traditional/ (city) :: Reims {m}
rein {n} /ɹeɪn/ (strap or rope) :: rêne {f}
reincarnation {n} (rebirth of a mental capacity in a physical life form) :: réincarnation {f}
reindeer {n} /ˈɹeɪndɪə/ (Rangifer tarandus) :: renne {m}, caribou {m} [North America]
reinforce {v} (to strengthen by addition) :: renforcer
reinforce {v} (to emphasize or review) :: renforcer
reinforced {adj} (having been or containing reinforcement) :: renforcé
reinforced concrete {n} (building material) :: béton armé {m}
reinforcement {n} (thing that reinforces) :: renfort
reinstall {v} (install again) :: réinstaller
reinstallation {n} (the act or process of reinstalling) :: réinstallation {f}
reinstate {v} (To restore to a former position or rank) :: rétablir, réintégrer
reinstate {v} (To bring back into use or existence) :: rétablir, réactiver
reinvent the wheel {v} /ˌɹiːɪnˈvɛnt ðə ˈhwiːl/ (to do work unnecessarily) :: réinventer la roue
reinvigorate {v} (to give new energy or strength) :: revigorer
reinvite {v} (invite again) :: réinviter
reis {n} (arabic leader) :: raïs {m}
reiter {n} /ˈɹʌɪtə/ (German cavalryman) :: reître {m}
reiterate {v} /ɹiˈɪt.əɹ.eɪt/ (to say or do repeatedly) :: réitérer
reiterate {adj} (repeated) :: réitéré
reject {v} (to throw away, reject) SEE: discard ::
reject {v} /ɹɪˈdʒɛkt/ (refuse to accept) :: rejeter
rejection {n} /ɹəˈdʒɛkʃən/ (the act of rejecting) :: refus, rejet
rejoice {v} /ɹɪˈd͡ʒɔɪs/ (make happy) :: réjouir
rejoice {v} (be happy) :: se réjouir
rejoinder {n} /ɹɪd͡ʒˈɔ͡ɪndɚ/ (defendant's answer) :: réponse {f}
rejoinder {n} (reply) :: réplique {f}
rejoneador {n} ((bullfighting) mounted bullfighter) :: rejoneador {m}
rejuvenate {v} (render young again) :: rajeunir
rejuvenation {n} (the process of rendering young again) :: rajeunissement {m}
rekindle {v} (To kindle once again) :: rallumer
rekindle {v} (To revive) :: raviver
relapse {n} /ɹɪˈlæps/ (the act or situation of relapsing) :: rechute
relate {v} /ɹɪˈleɪt/ :: concerner
relate {v} (to narrate) SEE: narrate ::
relate {v} (to interact) SEE: interact ::
related {adj} /ɹɪˈleɪtɪd/ (standing in relation or connection) :: lié
related {adj} (being a relative of) :: apparenté
relation {n} /ɹɪˈleɪʃən/ (way in which two things may be associated) :: relation
relation {n} (mathematics: set of ordered tuples, a Boolean function of two or more arguments) :: relation {f}
relation {n} (member of one's family) :: parent {m}, parente {f} , parenté {f} [collective], parentage {m} [collective], parentèle {f} [collective], parentaille {f} [collective, colloquial, pejorative]
relational {adj} (relative) SEE: relative ::
relational {adj} (relating to, using, or being a method of organizing data in a database) :: relationnel
relational database {n} (relational database) :: base de données relationnelle
relationship {n} /ɹɪˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp/ (connection or association) :: rapport {m}
relationship {n} (kinship) :: relation {f}
relationship {n} (romantic or sexual involvement) :: relation {f}
relative {adj} /ˈɹɛl.ə.tɪv/ (conditional; depending on something else) :: relatif, relative
relative {n} (someone in the same family; someone connected by blood, marriage, or adoption) :: parent {m}, géniteur {m}, génitrice {f}
relative clause {n} (type of subordinate clause) :: proposition relative {f}, relative {f}
relative humidity {n} (amount of water vapor in the air) :: humidité relative {f}
relatively {adv} /ˈɹɛlətɪvli/ (proportionally) :: relativement
relatively {adv} (somewhat) SEE: somewhat ::
relative pronoun {n} (pronoun that introduces a relative clause) :: pronom relatif {m}
relative superlative {n} (a form of the superlative) :: superlatif relatif {m}
relativism {n} (theory that truth and moral values are relative) :: relativisme {m}
relativity {n} /ɹɛləˈtɪvɨti/ (the state of being relative) :: relativité {f}
relativity {n} (physics principle) :: relativité {f}
relativize {v} (to make relative to) :: relativiser
relax {v} /ɹɪˈlæks/ (to calm down) :: détendre
relax {v} (to make something loose) :: relâcher
relax {v} (to become less severe or tense) :: se détendre
relaxation {n} /ˌɹilækˈseɪʃən/ (act of relaxing or the state of being relaxed) :: relaxation, détente
relaxation {n} :: relaxation {f}
relaxed {adj} /ɹɪˈlækst/ (having an easy-going mood) :: détendu {m}
relaxing {adj} (allowing one to relax) :: relaxant {m}, relaxante {f}
re-lay {v} /ˌɹiˈleɪ/ (to lay again) :: remettre
relay {n} /ˈɹiːleɪ/ (electrical actuator) :: relais {m}, relai {m}
relay {v} (to place (people or horses) in relays) :: relayer
relay {v} (to pass on or transfer (information)) :: transmettre
relayer {n} (athlete in a relay race) :: relayeur {m}, relayeuse {f}
release {n} /ɹɪˈliːs/ (event of setting free) :: lâcher {m}, relâche {f}
release {n} (software: distribution of a computer software product) :: version {f}
release {n} (product made recently available) :: sortie {f}, parution {f}
release {n} (biochemistry) :: libération
release {v} (to let go (of)) :: lâcher, libérer
release {v} (to make available to the public) :: sortir
release {v} (to free or liberate) :: libérer
relegate {v} /ˈɹɛlɪɡeɪt/ (to exile) :: reléguer
relegate {v} :: reléguer
relegation {n} (act of being relegated) :: relégation {f}
relegation zone {n} (bottom part of a sports table) :: zone de relégation {f}, zone rouge {f}
relentless {adj} /ɹɪˈlɛntləs/ (unrelenting or unyielding in severity) :: implacable, impitoyable
relentless {adj} (unremitting, steady and persistent) :: tenace
relentlessness {n} (condition of being relentless) :: acharnement {m}
relevance {n} (property or state of being relevant, pertinency) :: pertinence {f}
relevancy {n} (relevance) SEE: relevance ::
relevancy {n} /ˈɹɛlɪvənsi/ (the degrees to which a thing is relevant) :: pertinence {f}
relevant {adj} /ˈɹɛləvənt/ (directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic) :: pertinent
reliability {n} (quality of being reliable) :: fiabilité {f}
reliability {n} (quality of a measurement) :: fiabilité
reliable {adj} /ɹɪˈlaɪəbəl/ (fit to be relied on) :: fiable, sûr
reliably {adv} (in a reliable manner) :: de manière fiable
reliance {n} /ɹɪˈlaɪəns/ (The act of relying on someone or something; trust) :: confiance {f}
reliance {n} (The condition of being reliant or dependent) :: dépendence {f}
reliant {adj} (having reliance on somebody or something) :: dépendant
relic {n} /ˈɹɛlɪk/ (part of a body or an object of religious significance) :: relique
relief {n} /ɹɪˈliːf/ (removal of stress or discomfort) :: soulagement {m}, allégement {m}
relief {n} (feeling associated with removal of stress or discomfort) :: soulagement {m}
relief {n} (person who takes over a shift) :: relève {f}
relief {n} (type of artwork) :: relief {m}
relief {n} (apparent difference in elevation) :: relief {m}
relief {n} (difference of elevations on a surface) :: relief {m}
relief agency {n} (organization) :: organisation humanitaire {f}
relief valve {n} (safety valve that relieves pressure) :: soupape de décharge {f}, soupape de décompression {f}, soupape d'échappement {f}
relieve {v} /ɹɪˈliːv/ :: soulager
relieved {adj} /ɹɪˈliːvd/ (alleviated) :: soulagé
relieve oneself {v} :: se soulager
religion {n} /ɹɪˈlɪdʒən/ (system of beliefs dealing with soul, deity and/or life after death) :: religion {f}
religious {adj} /ɹɪ.ˈlɪ.d͡ʒəs/ (concerning religion) :: religieux
religious {adj} (committed to the practice of religion) :: religieux
religiously {adv} (in the manner of religion) :: religieusement
relinquish {v} /ɹɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ]/ (to give up, abandon) :: abandonner, renoncer
relinquish {v} (to let go, physicially release) :: lâcher
relinquish {v} :: lâcher, relâcher, laisser
reliquary {n} /ˈɹɛlɪkwɛɹi/ (container for religious relics) :: reliquaire {m}
relish {n} /ˈɹɛ.lɪʃ/ (pickled sauce) :: relish {f}
relish {v} (to taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of) :: savourer, se délecter
relish {v} ((obsolete) to give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably) :: parfumer
relive {v} /ɹiːˈlɪv/ (to come back to life) :: revivre
reload {v} (to load (something) again) :: recharger
reload {v} (to refresh a copy of a program in memory or of a web page on screen) :: rafraîchir
relocate {v} (to change one's domicile or place of business) :: délocaliser
relocation {n} /ˌɹiːləʊˈkeɪʃən/ (moving to another place) :: déménagement, délocalisation
reluctance {n} (unwillingness to do something) :: réticence {f}
reluctance {n} (magnetic resistance) :: réluctance {f}
reluctant {adj} /ɹɪˈlʌktənt/ (not wanting to take some action) :: réservé, réfractaire, rétif, récalcitrant, réticent
reluctantly {adv} (in a reluctant manner) :: à contrecœur
rely {v} /ɹɪˈlaɪ/ (rest with confidence) :: compter sur
rely on {v} (to be confident in) :: se fier à, compter sur
remain {n} /ɹɪˈmeɪn/ (That which is left; relic; remainder) :: reste {m}
remain {v} (to stay behind while others withdraw) :: rester
remain {v} (to continue unchanged) :: demeurer, rester
remain {n} (That which is left of a being after its life is gone) SEE: remains ::
remainder {n} :: restant {m}, reste {m}, résidu {m}, invendu, surplus {m}
remaining {adj} /ɹɪˈmeɪnɪŋ/ (which remains) :: qui reste
remains {n} (remains) SEE: wreck ::
remains {n} /ɹɪˈmeɪnz/ (what is left after a person (or any organism) dies; a corpse) :: dépouille {f}, cendres {f-p}, restes {m-p}
remains {n} (relic of an ancient building or other structure) :: ruines {f-p}
remains {n} (all that is left of the stock of some things; remnants) :: reste {m}, restes {m-p}
remain to be seen {v} (be as yet unknown) :: rester à voir
remake {v} /ɹiːˈmeɪk/ (to make again) :: refaire
remake {n} (new version of something) :: copie {f}, remake {m}
remake {n} (new version of film) :: remake {m}, reprise {f}
remand {n} (sending an accused person back into custody) :: maintien {m} (en détention préventive)
remand {n} (sending a matter back to a lower court) :: renvoi (devant une autre cour)
remand {v} :: maintenir (en détention préventive), renvoyer (devant une autre cour)
remark {n} /ɹɪˈmɑɹk/ (expression of something noticed) :: remarque {f}
remark {n} :: remarque {f}
remarkable {adj} /ɹɪˈmɑɹkəbl̩/ (worthy of being remarked) :: remarquable
remarkably {adv} (in a remarkable manner) :: remarquablement
remediation {n} (action or process to remedy a situation) :: rattrapage {m}, réparation {f}, dépollution {f} [ecology]
remedy {n} /ˈɹɛmədi/ (something that corrects or counteracts) :: remède {m}
remedy {n} (legal means) :: recours {m}
remedy {n} (medicine, application, or treatment) :: remède {m}
remedy {v} (To provide or serve as a remedy for) :: remédier [à]
remember {v} /ɹɪˈmɛmbɚ/ (to recall from one's memory) :: se rappeler, se souvenir, se remémorer
remember {v} (to memorize) :: retenir
remember {v} (to not forget to do something required) :: penser à
remember {v} ((obsolete) to remind) SEE: remind ::
Remembrance Day {prop} (in Canada, November 11) :: jour du Souvenir {m}
Remich {prop} (city) :: Remich
remind {v} /ɹəˈmaɪnd/ (Cause one to experience a memory; bring to a person's notice) :: rappeler à
reminder {n} (something that reminds) :: rappel {m}
reminder {n} ((finance) Writing that reminds of open payments) :: rappel {m}
reminisce {v} /ˌɹɛm.ɨˈnɪs/ (recall the past) :: évoquer des réminiscences, se remémorer
reminiscence {n} :: réminiscence {m}
remission {n} /ɹɪˈmɪʃən/ (pardon of a sin) :: rémission {f}, pardon {m}
remit {v} /ɹiˈmɪt/ (to forgive, pardon) :: remettre
remit {v} (to postpone) SEE: postpone ::
remittance {n} (A payment to a remote recipient) :: virement {m}
remix {n} /ˈɹiˌmɪks/ (rearrangement of an older piece of music) :: remix {m}
remnant {n} (small portion remaining of a larger thing or group) :: reste {m}
remnant {n} (unsold end of piece goods) :: reste {m}
remorse {n} /ɹɪˈmɔɹs/ (feeling of regret or sadness for doing wrong or sinning) :: remords {m-p}, componction {f}
remote {adj} /ɹɪˈmoʊt]/ (at a distance) :: distant
remote {adj} (distant or otherwise unaccessible) :: éloigné
remote {n} (remote control) :: télécommande {f}
remote control {n} (device used to operate an appliance or mechanical toy from a short distance away) :: télécommande {f}
remotely {adv} /ɹɪˈmoʊtli/ (at a distance, far away) :: à distance
remoteness {n} (quality of being remote) :: éloignement {m}
remote sensing {n} (gaining information about an object without coming in direct contact with it) :: télédétection
remote sensing {n} (remote viewing) SEE: remote viewing ::
remote viewing {n} (paranormal ability to gather information from great distances) :: vision à distance
remoulade {n} /ɹɛmuːˈlɑːd/ (condiment) :: rémoulade {f}
removable {adj} (able to be removed) :: amovible
removal {n} (The process of moving, or the fact of being removed) :: enlèvement {m}, élimination, prélèvement
removal {n} (The relocation of a business etc) :: déménagement {m}
remove {v} (to remove) SEE: delete ::
remove {v} /ɹɪˈmuːv/ (to take away) :: enlever
remuneration {n} /ɹə.mjuː.nə.ˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ (something given in exchange for goods or services rendered) :: rémunération {f}
remuneration {n} (a payment for work done; wages, salary, emolument) :: salaire {m}
ren {n} (a kidney) SEE: kidney ::
renaissance {n} (Renaissance) SEE: Renaissance ::
Renaissance {prop} /ˈɹɛnəˌsɑːns/ (14th century revival) :: Renaissance {f}
Renaissance {prop} (any similar revival) :: renaissance {f}
renal {adj} /ˈɹiːnəl/ (pertaining to the kidneys) :: rénal
rename {v} (to give a new name to) :: renommer
renamer {n} (What performs renaming) :: renommeur {f}
renaming {n} (act in which something is renamed) :: renommage {m}
Renata {prop} (female given name) :: Renée
Renault {prop} /ɹəˈnoʊ/ (car of Renault brand) :: Renault {f}
rend {v} (to separate into parts with force) :: rompre
render {v} /ˈɹɛn.də/ (to cause to become) :: rendre
render {v} (to interpret) :: interpréter
render {v} (to translate) :: traduire
render {v} (cover a wall with a layer of plaster) :: plâtrer
rendezvous {n} /ˈɹɑndəˌvu/ (meeting or date) :: rendez-vous {m}
rendezvous {n} (agreement to meet) :: rendez-vous {m}
rendezvous {v} (meet at an agreed time and place) :: se donner rendez-vous, se rencontrer, se rejoindre
Renée {prop} (female given name) SEE: Renata ::
renegade {n} /ˈɹɛnɪˌɡeɪd/ (outlaw or rebel) :: renégat
renegade {n} (disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion etc.) :: renégat {m}
renege {v} /ɹɪˈn(e)ɪɡ/ (break a promise or commitment) :: manquer à la parole
renew {v} /ɹɪˈnjuː/ (to make new again) :: renouveler
renewable {adj} (Able to be renewed) :: renouvelable
renewable energy {n} :: énergie renouvelable {f}
renewal {n} (act of renewing) :: renouvellement {m}, renouvèlement {m} [alternative spelling]
renminbi {n} /ˈɹɛn.mɪ (currency in China) :: renminbi {m}
Rennes {prop} (city) :: Rennes
rennet {n} /ˈɹɛnɪt/ (An enzyme) :: présure {f}
rennet stomach {n} (abomasum) SEE: abomasum ::
renovate {v} /ˈɹenəveɪt/ (to renew; to revamp) :: rénover, réparer
renovation {n} (act or process of renovating) :: rénovation {f}
renown {n} /ɹɪˈnaʊn/ (Fame or wide recognition) :: renom {m}
renowned {adj} (famous) :: reconnu, renommé {m}
rent {n} /ɹɛnt/ (payment made by a tenant) :: loyer {m}
rent {v} (to occupy premises in exchange for rent) :: louer
rent {v} (to grant occupation in return for rent) :: louer
rent {v} (obtain/have temporary possession of an object such as a movie) :: louer
rent {n} (a tear or rip) :: déchirure {f}
rentcharge {n} (periodic payment) :: rente constituée {f}, rente à prix d’argent {f}
rentier {n} /ˈɹɒntɪeɪ/ (individual who receives capital income) :: rentier {m}, rentière {f}
reoffender {n} (repeat offender) SEE: repeat offender ::
reopen {v} ((transitive) to open again) :: rouvrir
reopen {v} ((intransitive) to open again) :: se rouvrir
reorganization {n} (act or process) :: réorganisation
reorganization {n} (result) :: réorganisation
reorganize {v} (to organize again) :: réorganiser
rep {n} (reputation) SEE: reputation ::
rep {n} (representative) SEE: representative ::
rep {n} /ɹɛp/ (a type of fabric) :: reps {m}
rep {n} (repetition) SEE: repetition ::
repaint {v} /ɹiːˈpeɪnt/ (to paint again) :: repeindre
repair {n} /ɹɪˈpɛɚ/ (act of repairing something) :: réparation {f}
repair {n} (result of repairing something) :: réparation {f}
repair {v} (to restore to good working order) :: réparer
repairer {n} (person who repairs) :: réparateur {m}
reparation {n} /ˌɹɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/ (payment to undo transgressions) :: réparation {f}
repartee {n} /ˌɹɛpɑɹˈteɪ/ (swift witty retort) :: repartie
repartition {n} (a distribution or apportioning of something) :: répartition {f}
repartition {v} (to format a hard drive into different partitions) :: partitionner
repartition {v} (to partition again) :: repartitionner
repatriation {n} (the process of returning of a person to their country of origin) :: rapatriement {m}
repay {v} (pay back) SEE: pay back ::
repdigit {n} /ˈɹɛpˌdɪdʒɪt/ (number composed of one digit) :: nombre uniforme {m}
repeal {v} /ɹəˈpiːl/ (to cancel) :: abroger [a law], annuler [a decision, a law], révoquer [a person]
repeat {v} /ɹɪˈpiːt/ (do or say again) :: répéter
repeat {n} (pattern of nucleic acids) :: répétition
repeated {adj} /ɹɪˈpiːtɪd/ (said or done again) :: répété
repeatedly {adv} (done several times) :: à plusieurs reprises à maintes reprises [formal]
repeater {n} (electronics: an electronic device that received a weak or low-level signal and retransmits it at a higher level or power) :: répéteur {m}
repeater {n} (a student repeating a course or class) :: redoublant
repeat offend {v} (recidivate) SEE: recidivate ::
repeat offender {n} (repeat offender) :: récidiviste {m} {f}
repechage {n} /ˌɹɛp.əˈʃɑʒ/ (heat for competitors who have lost in a previous round) :: repêchage {m}
repel {v} /ɹɪˈpɛl/ (to put off) :: rebuter, repousser
repel {v} (physics: to force away) :: repousser
repellent {adj} /ɹəˈpɛlənt/ (repulsive, inspiring aversion) :: répulsif
repellent {n} :: répulsif
repent {v} /ɹɪˈpɛnt/ (to feel sorrow or regret for what one has done or omitted to do) :: se repentir
repent {v} (theology: to be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness) :: se repentir
repent {v} (to feel pain on account of, to remember with sorrow) :: repentir
repentance {n} (condition of being penitent) :: repentance {f}
repentance {n} (feeling of regret or remorse) :: repentir
repentant {adj} (feeling sorrow for wrongdoing) :: repentant, repenti
reperceive {v} (Perceive again) :: repercevoir
repercussion {n} /ˌɹi.pɚˈkʌʃ.ən/ (consequence, result of action) :: conséquence, répercussion
repertoire {n} /ˈɹɛp.əɹ.twɑɹ/ (list of dramas, operas, pieces, parts, etc., which a company or a person has rehearsed) :: répertoire
repertoire {n} (set of skills possessed by a person; collection of items) :: répertoire {m}
repetition {n} /ɹɛpəˈtɪʃən/ (act or an instance of repeating or being repeated) :: répétition {f}
repetitive {adj} (happening many times in a similar way) :: répétitif
rephrase {v} (find a different way to say something) :: reformuler
replace {v} /ɹɪˈpleɪs/ (to substitute) :: remplacer
replaceable {adj} (capable of being replaced) :: remplaçable
replacement {n} /ɹɪˈpleɪsmənt/ (a person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute) :: remplaçant {m}, substitut
replenish {v} /ɹɪˈplɛn.ɪʃ/ (to refill) :: réapprovisionner
replica {n} /ˈɹɛplɪkə/ (exact copy) :: réplique {f}, copie exacte {f}
replicate {v} /ˈɹɛpləˌkeɪt/ (to make a copy of) :: répliquer
replication {n} /ɹɛplɪˈkeɪʃən/ (copy, reproduction) :: duplicata {m}
replication {n} (a response from the plaintiff to the defendant's plea) :: réponse {f}
replication {n} (process of producing replicas of DNA or RNA) :: réplication
replicon {n} (DNA that replicates as an individual unit) :: réplicon
reply {v} /ɹɪˈplaɪ/ (to give a written or spoken response) :: répondre
reply {n} (written or spoken response) :: réponse {f}
reply {n} (something given in reply) :: réponse {f}
report {v} /ɹɪˈpɔɹt/ (to relate details of) :: rapporter
report {v} (to notify formally) :: signaler
report {v} (to be accountable) :: rendre des comptes
report {n} (information describing events) :: rapport {m}, reportage {m}, communiqué {m}
reportage {n} (reporting of news, especially by an eyewitness) :: reportage {m}
reportage {n} (news or information that has been reported; media coverage) :: reportage {m}
report card {n} (grades) :: bulletin {m}, bulletin scolaire {m}, procès-verbal d'examens {m} [Switzerland]
reportedly {adv} /ɹɪˈpɔːtɪdli/ (according to reports or rumors) :: supposément
reported speech {n} (a form of speech used to express what another has said) :: discours indirect {m}
reporter {n} (journalist) :: reporter, rapporteur, journaliste
repository {n} (a location for storage, often for safety or preservation) :: chambre-forte {f}, coffre-fort {m}, repositoire {m}
repository {n} (storage location for computer files) :: dépôt {m}, référentiel {m}
repository {n} (a burial vault) :: tombeau {m}, mausolée {m}
repository {n} (a person to whom a secret is entrusted) :: dépositaire {m}
reprehensible {adj} (blameworthy) :: blâmable {m} {f}, coupable {m} {f}
reprehensible {adj} (deserving of reprehension) :: répréhensible {m} {f}, condamnable {m} {f}
represent {v} /ɹɛp.ɹɪ.ˈzɛnt/ (to present again or anew) :: représenter
represent {v} (to portray by pictorial or plastic art) :: représenter
represent {v} (to portray by mimicry or action of any kind) :: jouer
represent {v} (to stand in the place of) :: représenter
representation {n} /ˌɹɛp.ɹə.zɛn.ˈteɪ.ʃən/ (figure, image or idea that substitutes reality) :: représentation
representation {n} (theatrical performance) :: représentation {f}
representation {n} :: représentation
representative {adj} /ˌɹɛpɹɪˈzɛntətɪv/ (typical) :: typique, représentatif
representative {n} (one who speaks for another) :: représentant {m}, délégué {m}, mandataire {m} {f}
representative {n} (representative of a constituency) :: député {m}
representative {n} (one that is taken as typical of its class) :: représentant
representative {n} (member of the House of Representatives) :: représentant {m}
repress {v} (forcefully prevent an upheaval from developing) :: réprimer
repress {v} (to keep back) :: retenir
repression {n} (act of repressing) :: répression {f}
repressive {adj} (serving to repress or suppress; oppressive) :: répressif
repressor {n} (protein that represses) :: répresseur {m}
reprieve {n} /ɹɪˈpɹiːv/ (cancellation of a punishment) :: grâce {f}
reprimand {n} /ˈɹɛpɹɪmɑːnd/ (a severe, formal or official reproof) :: réprimande, semonce {f}
reprimand {v} (to reprove in a formal or official way) :: réprimander, semoncer
reprisal {n} (retaliation) :: représailles {f-p}
reprise {n} (repetition) SEE: repetition ::
reprise {n} /ɹɪˈpɹiːz/ ((music) A repetition of a phrase, or a return to an earlier theme) :: reprise {f}
reproach {n} /ɹɪˈpɹoʊtʃ/ (mild rebuke, or an implied criticism) :: reproche {m}
reproach {n} (disgrace or shame) :: opprobre {m}
reproach {v} (to criticize or rebuke someone) :: reprocher
reproachful {adj} (with reproach) :: réprobateur
reprobate {adj} /ˈɹɛpɹəbət/ (rejected) :: rejeté, évincé, condamné, réprouvé, blâmé, flétri, marginalisé, banni, blackboulé, répudié
reprobate {adj} (rejected by God) :: maudit, anathématisé, réprouvé, excommunié, stigmatisé
reprobate {adj} (immoral) :: maudit, infâme, cynique, immoral
reproduce {v} /ˌɹi.pɹoʊˈdus/ (to produce an image or copy of something) :: reproduire
reproduce {v} (to generate offspring) :: se reproduire
reproduce {v} (to produce again, to recreate) :: reproduire
reproducibility {n} (quality of being reproducible) :: reproductibilité {f}
reproducible {adj} (capable of being reproduced at a different time or place and by different people) :: reproductible
reproduction {n} (the act of reproducing new individuals biologically) :: reproduction {f}
reproduction {n} (a duplicate) :: reproduction {f}
reproduction {n} (the process by which an organism produces others of its kind) SEE: procreation ::
reproductive {adj} (of or relating to reproduction) :: reproductif, reproducteur
reproductive organ {n} (organ used in sexual reproduction) SEE: sex organ ::
reproductive system {n} (reproductive system) :: système reproducteur {m}
reprography {n} (the reproduction, reprinting and copying of graphics) :: reprographie {f}
reprotoxic {adj} /ˌɹipɹoʊˈtɑksɪk/ (having a toxic effect on reproduction) :: reprotoxique
reptile {n} /ˈɹɛp.taɪl/ (a cold-blooded vertebrate) :: reptile {m}
rep-tile {n} :: reptuile {m}
republic {n} /ɹɪˈpʌblɪk]/ (a type of state) :: république {f}
republic {n} (one of the kinds of parts constituting Russia) :: république {f}
republican {adj} /ɹɪˈpʌblɪkən/ (of or belonging to a republic) :: républicain
republican {n} (someone who favors a republic) :: républicain {m}, républicaine {f}
Republican {adj} (republican) SEE: republican ::
Republican {adj} (pertaining to the Republican Party) :: républicain
Republican {n} (supporter of the Republican Party of the U.S.) :: républicain {m}, républicaine {f}
republicanism {n} (republicanism as a form of government) :: républicanisme {m}
republicanist {n} (one who holds republican opinions) :: républicaniste {m} {f}
republican marriage {n} (form of human execution used during the French Revolution) :: mariage républicain
Republic of Albania {prop} (Official name of Albania) :: République d’Albanie {f}
Republic of Armenia {prop} (official name of Armenia) :: République d'Arménie {f}
Republic of Austria {prop} (official name of Austria) :: République d'Autriche {f}
Republic of China {prop} (state in East Asia) :: la République de Chine {f}, Taiwan {m}
Republic of Croatia {prop} (official name of Croatia) :: La République de Croatie
Republic of Côte d'Ivoire {prop} (official name of Côte d'Ivoire) :: République de Côte d'Ivoire {f}
Republic of Equatorial Guinea {prop} (official name of Equatorial Guinea) :: République de Guinée équatoriale {f}
Republic of Estonia {prop} (official name of Estonia) :: République d'Estonie {f}
Republic of Finland {prop} (official full name of Finland) :: République de Finlande {f}
Republic of Ghana {prop} (official name of Ghana) :: République du Ghana {f}
Republic of India {prop} (official name of India) :: République de l'Inde {f}
Republic of Indonesia {prop} (official name of Indonesia) :: République d'Indonésie {f}
Republic of Iraq {prop} (official name of Iraq) :: République d'Irak {f}, République d'Iraq {f}
Republic of Ireland {prop} (country) :: République d'Irlande {f}
Republic of Korea {prop} (country) :: République de Corée {f}
Republic of Kosovo {prop} (official name of Kosovo) :: République du Kosovo {f}
Republic of Latvia {prop} (Official name of Latvia) :: République de Lettonie {f}
Republic of Lithuania {prop} (Official name of Lithuania) :: République de Lituanie {f}
Republic of Peru {prop} :: République du Pérou {f}
Republic of Seychelles {prop} (official name of Seychelles) :: République des Seychelles
Republic of Singapore {prop} (official name of Singapore) :: République de Singapour {f}
Republic of South Africa {prop} (official name of South Africa) :: République d'Afrique du Sud {f}
Republic of the Congo {prop} (country) :: République du Congo {f}
Republic of The Gambia {prop} (official name of Gambia) :: République de Gambie {f}
Republic of Turkey {prop} (official name of the country of Turkey) :: République turque {f}
Republic of Zaire {prop} (official name of Zaire) :: République du Zaïre {f}
Republika Srpska {prop} /ɹɪˈpʊblɪkə ˈsɜː(ɹ)pskə/ (Entity within Bosnia and Herzegovina) :: République serbe de Bosnie {f}
repudiate {v} /ɹɪˈpjuː.di.eɪt/ (to reject the truth of, deny) :: nier
repudiate {v} :: répudier
repudiation {n} (refusing) :: répudiation
repugnant {adj} /ɹɪˈpʌɡnənt/ (offensive or repulsive; arousing disgust or aversion) :: répugnant {m}, répugnante {f}, repoussant {m}, repoussante {f}
repulsive {adj} (tending to rouse aversion or to repulse) :: répugnant {m}, répugnante {f}, repoussant {m}, repoussante {f}
repunish {v} (to punish again) :: repunir
reputable {adj} /ˈɹɛpjʊtəbəl/ (having a good reputation) :: respectable, décent
reputation {n} /ˌɹɛpjʊˈteɪʃən/ (what somebody is known for) :: réputation {f}, renommée {f} (more slang)
repute {n} (reputation, especially a good reputation) :: réputation {f}
request {v} /ɹɪˈkwɛst/ (to express the need or desire for) :: demander
request {v} (to ask somebody to do something) :: demander, prier
request {n} (act of requesting) :: requête {f}
request {n} (formal message requesting something) :: requête {f}
request {n} (state of being sought after) :: demande {f}
requiescat in pace {phrase} (may s/he rest in peace) :: repose en paix
require {v} (ask) SEE: ask ::
require {v} /ɹɪˈkwaɪə/ (to demand, call for authoritatively) :: exiger
require {v} (to need) :: demander, avoir besoin de, requérir, nécessiter
require {v} (to demand of (someone)) :: exiger de, prier
requirement {n} /ɹɪˈkwaɪɹmənt/ (necessity) :: exigence {f}, besoin {m}
requirement {n} (something asked) :: demande
requirement {n} (engineering: constraint) :: contrainte {f}, exigence {f}
requisition {n} (That which is required by authority) :: réquisition {f}
requite {v} /ɹɪˈkwaɪt/ (to repay, recompense, reward) :: rendre la pareille
reread {v} /ˌɹiˈɹiːd/ (to read again) :: relire
reredos {n} (screen or decoration behind the altar in a church) SEE: retable ::
reroute {v} (to change the route taken by something) :: recircuiter
rerun {n} /ɹiˈɹʌn/ (television program shown after its initial presentation) :: rediffusion {f}, reprise {f}
rerun {v} (run (a television program) again) :: rediffuser {f}
resale {n} (the action of selling something previously bought) :: revente {f}
reschedule {v} (to schedule again) :: reprogrammer, rééchelonner
rescind {v} /ɹɪˈsɪnd/ (repeal, annul, or declare void) :: abroger, annuler
rescue {v} /ˈɹɛs.kjuː/ (to save from any danger or violence) :: délivrer, secourir, sauver
rescue {v} :: délivrer, sauver
rescue {n} (act of rescuing, saving) :: sauvetage {m}, secours {m}, rescousse
rescue {n} (liberation) SEE: liberation ::
rescuer {n} (person who rescues) :: sauveur {m}, sauveteur {m}
research {n} /ˈɹi.sɚtʃ/ (inquiry or examination) :: recherche {f}
research {n} :: recherche {f}
research {v} (to examine with continued care) :: rechercher
research {v} :: examiner, explorer, fouiller, rechercher
researcher {n} (one who researches) :: chercheur, chercheuse {f}, chercheure {f}
research professor {n} :: professeur de recherche
resection {n} (surgical excision) :: résection
reseda {n} /ɹɪˈsiːdə/ (plant of the genus Reseda) :: réséda {m}
resell {v} /ɹiːˈsɛl/ (To sell again) :: revendre
resemblance {n} /ɹəzˈɛmbləns/ (state of resembling) :: ressemblance {f}
resemblance {n} (that which resembles) :: ressemblance
resemblance {n} (comparison) :: comparaison
resemblance {n} (probability) :: probabilité
resemble {v} (compare) SEE: compare ::
resemble {v} /ɹɪˈzɛmb(ə)l/ (to be like or similar to something else) :: ressembler à
resend {v} :: renvoyer
resent {v} /ɹiˈzɛnt/ (to express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at (words or acts)) :: exprimer son mécontentement, s'indigner
resent {v} (to feel resentment) :: avoir de l'amertume
resentful {adj} /ɹɪˈzɛntfəl/ (inclined to resent) :: rancunier
resentful {adj} (full of resentment) :: indigné
resentment {n} (anger or displeasure felt out of belief that others have engaged in wrongdoing or mistreatment; indignation.) :: ressentiment {m}, agacement {m}, rancune {f}
reserpine {n} (alkaloid) :: réserpine {f}
reservation {n} /ˌɹɛzɚˈveɪʃən/ (act of withholding) :: réservation {f}
reservation {n} (something withheld) :: réservation {f}
reservation {n} (limiting qualification) :: réserve {f}
reservation {n} (tract of land) :: réserve {f}
reservation {n} (arrangement by which something is secured in advance) :: réservation {f}
reserve {v} (to reserve) SEE: hold ::
reserve {n} /ɹɪˈzɝv/ (the act of reserving or keeping back; reservation) :: réservation
reserve {n} (that which is reserved or kept back, as for future use) :: réserves {f-p}
reserve {n} (known unexploited natural resource) :: réserve {f}
reserve {n} (restraint of freedom in words or actions) :: réserve {f}
reserve {n} (tract of land reserved for Aboriginal people) :: réserve {f}
reserve {n} (military: body of troops in the rear of an army) :: réserve {f}
reserve {n} :: réservation {f}
reserve {v} :: réserver
reserve bank {n} (reserve bank as a central bank) SEE: central bank ::
reserved {adj} /ɹɪˈzɝvd/ (slow to reveal emotion or opinions) :: réservé {m}
reserved {adj} (set aside for a particular person or purpose) :: réservé {m}
reserved word {n} (a word in a programming language that has a fixed meaning) :: mot réservé {m}
reservoir {n} /ˈɹɛz.ə(ɹ).vwɑɹ/ (place where anything is kept in store) :: réservoir {m}
reservoir {n} (large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply) :: réservoir {m}
reset {v} /ɹiːˈsɛt/ (to set back to the initial state) :: remettre à zéro, réinitialiser
reship {v} (to ship something again) :: réexpédier
reshuffle {v} (to shuffle something again) :: rebattre
reshuffle {v} (to reorganize or rearrange something) :: remanier
reshuffle {n} (an instance of reshuffling) :: remaniement [political]
reside {v} /ɹɪˈzaɪd/ (to dwell permanently or for a considerable time) :: habiter, résider, demeurer
reside {v} (to have a seat or fixed position) :: résider
residence {n} /ˈɹɛz.ɪ.dəns/ (place where one lives) :: résidence {f}
residence {n} (place where a corporation is established) :: siège social {m}
residence {n} (building used as a home) :: résidence {f}
residence {n} (student accommodation) :: résidence {f}
residence permit {n} (right to legally reside in a country) :: permit de sejour {m}
resident {n} /ˈɹɛzɪd(ə)nt/ (person living at a location or an area) :: résident {m}, résidente {f}, habitant {m}, habitante {f}
residential {adj} (of or pertaining to a place of personal residence) :: résidentiel {m}
residual {adj} /ɹɪˈzɪdjʊəl/ :: résiduaire
residual {n} :: restant {m}, résidu {m}
residue {n} /ˈɹɛzɪduː/ ((chemistry) substance that remains after evaporation, distillation, filtration) :: résidu
resign {v} /ɹɪˈzaɪn/ (quit a job or position) :: démissionner
resign {v} (to give up) :: se résigner, se faire une raison
resignation {n} /ɹɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən/ (act of resigning) :: démission {f}
resignation {n} (declaration that one resigns) :: démission {f}
resignation {n} (state of uncomplaining acceptance) :: résignation {f}
resigner {n} (Someone who resignes) :: démissionnaire
resilience {n} /ɹə.zɪl.ɪ.əns/ (the mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune) :: résilience {f}
resilience {n} (the physical property of material that can resume its shape after being stretched or deformed; elasticity) :: résilience {f}
resilient {adj} (able to weather tribulation without cracking) :: flexible {m} {f}, résistant {m}
resin {n} /ˈɹɛzɪn/ (secretion of plants) :: aufef {f}
resin {n} (viscous liquid of plant origin) :: résine {f}
resin {n} (similar synthetic compound) :: résine {f}
resist {v} /ɹɪˈzɪst/ (to withstand actions or effects of) :: résister
resistance {n} /ɹɪˈzɪstəns/ (act of resisting) :: résistance {f}
resistance {n} (shortened form of electrical resistance) :: résistance {f}
resistance {n} (underground organization struggling for liberation) :: résistance {f}
resistance {n} :: résistance
resistant {n} (a person who resists) :: résistant {m}
resistant {adj} (that which makes resistance) :: résistant {m}
resistant {adj} (that which is not overcome by a disease or drug) :: résistant {m}
resistible {adj} (able to be resisted) :: résistible
resistin {n} (Definition) :: résistine {f}
resistivity {n} (capacity of resistance to electricity) :: résistivité {f}
resistor {n} /ɹɪˈzɪstɚ/ (one who resists, especially a person who fights against an occupying army) :: résistant {m}
resistor {n} (an electric component that transmits current in direct proportion to the voltage across it) :: résistance {f}
resit {v} (to take an examination second time) :: repasser
resit {n} (examination) :: rattrapage {m}
resizable {adj} (computing: able to be resized) :: redimensionnable {m} {f}
resize {v} (alter the size of something) :: redimensionner
resmelt {v} (to smelt again) :: refondre
resole {v} (to replace or reattach the sole of an article of footwear) :: ressemeler
resolute {adj} /ˈɹɛ.zəˌl(j)uːt/ (firm, unyielding, determined) :: résolu {m}, résolue {f}, ferme {m} {f}, déterminé {m}, déterminée {f}
resoluteness {n} (state or characteristic of being resolute) :: détermination {f}, résolution {f}
resolution {n} /ˌɹɛzəˈluːʃ(ə)n/ (strong will) :: conviction {f}
resolution {n} (state of being resolute) :: résolution {f}, détermination {f}
resolution {n} (computing, photography: degree of fineness of image) :: résolution {f}
resolution {n} (computing: number of pixels in an image as stored or displayed) :: résolution {f}
resolution {n} (formal statement adopted by an assembly) :: résolution {f}
resolution {n} (music: progression from dissonance to consonance) :: résolution {f}
resolution {n} :: résolution {f}
resolvable {adj} (able to be resolved) :: résoluble
resolve {v} /ɹiˈsɑlv/ (to find a solution to) :: résoudre
resolve {v} (to make a firm decision) :: se résoudre
resolve {v} (to separate racemic compounds into their enantiomers) :: résoudre
resonance {n} /ˈɹɛzənəns/ :: résonance
resonate {v} (to vibrate or sound, especially in response to another vibration) :: résonner
resorb {v} (to absorb again) :: résorber
resort {n} /ɹɨˈzɔ(ɹ)t/ (a relaxing environment for people on vacation) :: lieu de vacances {m}, resort {m}
resort {n} (something or someone turned to for safety) :: sortie, recours
resort {v} (to have recourse out of necessity or frustration) :: recourir (à)
resort {v} /ˌɹiːˈsɔ(ɹ)t/ (to repeat a sorting process) :: retrier
resound {v} /ˌɹiːˈsaʊnd/ ((intransitive) to sound again) :: retentir
resound {v} ((intransitive) to echo a sound) :: résonner
resound {v} /ɹɨˈzaʊnd/ ((intransitive) to reverberate with sound or noise) :: résonner
resounding {adj} /ɹɪˈzaʊn.dɪŋ/ (having a deep, reverberating sound) :: résonnant
resource {n} /ˈɹisɔɹs/ (something that one uses to achieve an objective) :: ressource {f}
resourceful {adj} (capable or clever; able to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use) :: débrouillard {m}, débrouillarde {f}, futé {m}
resourcefulness {n} (the ability to cope with situations) :: débrouillardise {f}
respect {n} /ɹɪˈspɛkt/ (admiration for a person or entity because of perceived merit) :: respect {m}
respect {v} (to have respect for) :: respecter
respectability {n} (quality of being respectable) :: respectabilité {f}
respectable {adj} /ɹi.ˈspɛk.tə.bl̩]/ (deserving respect) :: respectable
respectably {adv} (in a respectable manner) :: respectablement
respected {adj} (deserving of respect) :: respecté
respectful {adj} (characterized by respect) :: respectueux
respective {adj} (referencing two or more things as individuals) :: respectif
respectively {adv} (in a relative manner) :: respectivement
respiration {n} /ɹɛspɪˈɹeɪʃən/ (breathing) :: respiration {f}
respirator {n} (device to allow breathing) :: respirateur {m}
respiratory {adj} /ˈɹɛspəɹəˌtɔɹi/ (relating to respiration; breathing) :: respiratoire
respiratory system {n} (system of organs) :: système respiratoire {m}, appareil respiratoire {m}
respite {n} /ˈɹɛspɪt/ (brief interval of rest or relief) :: répit {m}
resplendent {adj} /ɹɪˈsplɛn.dənt/ (shiny and colourful, and thus pleasing to the eye) :: resplendissant {m}
respond {v} (to say in reply, to respond) SEE: return ::
respond {v} /ɹəˈspɒnd/ (to say something in return) :: répondre
respond {v} (to act in return) :: répondre
respond {v} (to correspond) :: répondre
respond {v} (to satisfy) :: répondre
response {n} /ɹɪˈspɒns/ (an answer or reply) :: réponse {f}
response {n} (a reaction to a stimulus or provocation) :: réponse
responsibility {n} /ɹɪˌspɑnsəˈbɪlɪti/ (the state of being responsible) :: responsabilité {f}
responsibility {n} (a duty, obligation or liability for which someone is responsible) :: responsabilité {f}
responsible {adj} /ɹɪˈspɒnsəbl̩/ (answerable for an act performed or for its consequences) :: responsable
responsible {adj} (able to answer reasonably for one's conduct) :: responsable
responsible {adj} (involving a degree of personal accountability) :: responsable
responsible {adj} (being a primary cause or agent of some event or action) :: responsable
responsible {adj} (able to be trusted) :: responsable
responsive {adj} /ɹɪˈspɒnsɪv/ (able to receive and respond to external stimuli) :: sensible
ressentiment {n} (obsolete: resentment) SEE: resentment ::
ressentiment {n} /ɹɛˌsɒ̃tiˈmɒ̃/ (resentment arising from envy and hatred) :: ressentiment {m}
rest {n} /ɹɛst/ (relief afforded by sleeping; sleep) :: repos {m}
rest {n} (relief from exertion; state of quiet and recreation) :: repos {m}
rest {n} (peace, freedom from trouble, tranquility) :: paix {f}, repos {m}
rest {n} (pause of a specified length in a piece of music) :: pause {f}
rest {n} (symbol indicating a pause in music) :: silence {m}, pause {f}
rest {n} (physics: absence of motion) :: repos {m}
rest {v} (intransitive: take repose) :: se reposer
rest {v} (transitive: lean or lay (something)) :: reposer
rest {v} (intransitive: lie or lean or be supported) :: se reposer
rest {n} /ɹɛst/ (remainder) :: reste {m}
rest {v} (to remain) SEE: remain ::
rest area {n} (rest area along a road) :: aire d'autoroute {f}, aire de repos {f}, halte routière {f} [Quebec]
restart {v} (To start again) :: recommencer
restart {v} (In computing, to reboot) :: redémarrer
restate {v} (rephrase) SEE: rephrase ::
restate {v} (to state again) :: redéclarer, réaffirmer
restaurant {n} /ˈɹɛs.t(ə)ˌɹɑnt/ (an eating establishment in which diners are served food) :: restaurant {m}
restaurateur {n} /ˌɹɛst(ə)ɹəˈtəː/ (owner of a restaurant) :: restaurateur {m}, restauratrice {f}
restavec {n} :: reste-avec {m-f}
restharrow {n} /ˈɹɛsthaɹəʊ/ (any of various species of small shrubs making up the genius Ononis) :: bugrane {f}
resting place {n} (place where one rests or may rest) :: lieu de repos {m}
resting place {n} (place where one is buried) :: dernière demeure {f}
rest in peace {v} (blessing or expression of hope) :: repose en paix
restitution {n} /ˌɹɛstɪˈtuʃən/ (legal: process of compensation for losses) :: restitution {f}
restive {adj} /ˈɹɛstɪv/ (resistant of control; stubborn) :: rétif {m}
restive {adj} (refusing to move, especially in a forward direction) :: rétif {m}
restless {adj} /ˈɹɛstlɪs/ (not allowing or affording rest) :: inquiet
restless {adj} :: agité, impatient
restlessness {n} (state or condition of being restless) :: agitation, impatience
rest mass {n} (mass of a body when it is not moving) :: masse au repos {f}
rest on one's laurels {v} (rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further) :: se reposer sur ses lauriers, s'endormir sur ses lauriers, s'endormir dans les délices de Capoue, s'endormir sur le rôti
restoration {n} (the process of bringing an object back to its original state) :: restauration {f}
restore {v} /ɹɪˈstɔɹ/ (To reestablish, or bring back into existence) :: restaurer, rétablir
restore {v} (To bring back to a previous condition or state) :: rétablir
restore {v} (To give back, or make restitution) :: rendre, restituer
restore {v} :: restaurer
restrain {v} (to control or keep in check) :: retenir
restrain {v} (to deprive of liberty) :: réprimer
restrain {v} (to restrict or limit) :: restreindre
restraint {n} /ɹɪˈstɹeɪnt/ (something that restrains, ties, fastens or secures) :: contention {f} (to secure manipulation on animals)
restraint {n} (control or caution; reserve) :: frein {m}
restrict {v} /ɹɪˈstɹɪkt/ (to restrain within bounds) :: restreindre
restricted {adj} (limited within bounds) :: restreint
restricted {adj} (available only to certain authorized groups of people) :: réservé
restricting {adj} (serving to restrict) :: contraignant
restriction {n} /ɹɪˈstɹɪkʃən/ (degradation of DNA) :: restriction
restrictive {adj} (confining; limiting) :: restrictif
restroom {n} (public room containing a toilet) :: toilettes {f}, cabinet d'aisance {m}
resubscribe {v} (subscribing again or renewing a subscription) :: réabonner
result {v} /ɹɪˈzʌlt/ (to proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence) :: résulter, causer
result {n} (that which results) :: résultat {m}
resultative {adj} (indicating the state of a noun) :: résultatif
resulting {adj} (of something that follows as the result of something else) :: résultant
resume {n} (curriculum vitae) SEE: curriculum vitae ::
resume {v} /ɹɪˈzjuːm/ (start something again that has been stopped or paused) :: recommencer, reprendre, continuer
resume {n} /ˈɹɛz.ə.meɪ/ (summary) :: résumé {m}
resurface {v} (to come once again to the surface) :: remonter à la surface
resurrect {v} /ɹɛzəˈɹɛkt/ (to raise from dead) :: ressusciter
resurrection {n} /ɹɛzəˈɹɛkʃən/ (the act of arising from the dead) :: résurrection {f}
Resurrection {prop} (resurrection of Jesus) :: résurrection {f}
resuscitate {v} /ɹɪˈsʌsɪˌteɪt/ (To restore consciousness) :: ressusciter
resuscitation {n} (the act of resuscitating) :: résuscitation {f}
resveratrol {n} (phenolic substance) :: resvératrol {m}
retable {n} (table or shelf behind an altar) :: retable {m}
retail {n} /ˈɹiˌteɪl/ (sale of goods directly to the consumer) :: vente au détail {f}
retail {v} (to sell at retail, or in small quantities directly to customers) :: vendre au détail
retailer {n} (retail sales company or salesman) :: revendeur {m}, distributeur {m}, commerçant {m}
retain {v} /ɹɪˈteɪn/ (to keep in possession or use) :: retenir, conserver, maintenir
retainer {n} /ɹɪˈteɪn.ɚ/ (a dependent or follower of someone of rank) :: suite {f}
retainer {n} (a paid servant, especially one who has been employed for many years) :: serviteur {m}
retainer {n} (a fee charged for services) :: avance {f}
retainer {n} (a device that holds teeth in position after orthodontic treatment) :: faux-palais {m}, contention {f}
retaining wall {n} (structure) :: mur de soutènement {m}
retake {v} /ɹiːˈteɪk/ (take again) :: reprendre
retake {v} (recapture) :: reprendre
retaliate {v} (do something harmful to get revenge) :: riposter
retaliation {n} /ɹɪˌtæliˈeɪʃən/ (act of responding violently to an act of harm or perceived injustice) :: représailles
retard {n} /ɹɪˈtɑː(ɹ)d/ (retardation; delay) :: retard
retard {n} (a person with mental retardation) :: retardé
retard {n} (a stupid person, or one who is slow to learn) :: attardé
retarded {adj} /ɹiˈtɑɹdɪd/ (delayed in development) :: retardé {m}
retarded {adj} (having mental retardation) :: attardé
retarded {adj} (stupid, irrational) :: attardé
retch {n} /ɹɛtʃ/ (an unsuccessful effort to vomit) :: haut-le-cœur
retell {v} (retell) :: raconter de nouveau, redire
retention {n} (the act of retaining or something retained) :: rétention {f}
retention {n} (the involuntary withholding of urine and faeces) :: rétention {f}
retention {n} (right to retain property until a debt is paid) :: droit de rétention {m}
rethink {v} /ɹiːˈθɪŋk/ (think again about a problem) :: repenser, réfléchir
reticent {adj} /ˈɹɛtɪsənt/ (reserved) :: réticent, hésitant
reticle {n} /ˈɹɛtɪkəl/ (a gridwork or lattice of lines set into the eyepiece of optical instruments) :: réticule {m}
reticule {n} (reticle) SEE: reticle ::
reticulum {n} (the second stomach of a ruminant) :: réticulum {m}, réseau {m}, bonnet {m}
Reticulum {prop} (small constellation of the southern summer sky) :: Réticule {m}
retina {n} /ˈɹɛt.ɨ.nə/ (thin layer of cells at the back of the eyeball) :: rétine {f}
retinofugal {adj} :: rétinofuge
retinol {n} (the vitamin) :: rétinol {m}
retinoscope {n} (instrument) :: rétinoscope {m}
retinue {n} /ˈɹɛtɪn(j)uː/ (group of servants) :: retenue {f}, suite {f}
retinue {n} (comitatus) :: retenue {f}
retire {n} /ɹəˈtaɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (to stop working on a permanent basis) :: se retirer, prendre sa retraite
retire {n} (to go to bed) :: se coucher
retired {adj} /ɹɪˈtʌɪəd/ (having left employment) :: retraité, à la retraite
retiree {n} /ɹəˈtaɪ.ə(ɹ)ˌiː/ (someone who has retired from active working) :: retraité {m}
retirement {n} /ˈɹəˈtaɪ.ə(ɹ).mənt/ (act of retiring, or the state of being retired) :: retraite {f}
retirement {n} (portion of one's life after retiring) :: retraite {f}
retirement {n} (place of seclusion or privacy) :: retraite {f}
retirement home {n} (multi-residence housing facility intended for the elderly) :: maison de retraite {f}
retort {v} (to retort; to throw back) SEE: return ::
retort {n} /ɹɪˈtɔɹt/ (sharp or witty reply) :: réplique {f}, riposte {f}, repartie {f}
retort {v} (To say something sharp or witty in answer to a remark or accusation) :: rétorquer, lancer
retort {n} (flask used for distillation) :: cornue
retract {v} /ɹəˈtɹækt/ (to draw back; to draw up) :: rétracter
retract {v} (to take back or withdraw something one has said) :: rétracter
retractable {adj} /ɹiˈtɹæktɪbəl/ (capable of being retracted) :: rétractable {m} {f}, rétractile {m} {f}
retractile {adj} (that can be retracted) :: rétractable {m} {f}, rétractile {m} {f}
retransmit {v} (to transmit again) :: retransmettre
retreat {n} (act of pulling back or withdrawing) :: retraite {f}
retreat {n} (quiet place affording privacy) :: retraite {f}
retreat {n} (period of meditation, prayer, or study) :: retraite {f}
retreat {v} (to withdraw military forces) :: se retirer, se replier, battre en retraite
retreat {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
retreat {v} (retreat) SEE: withdraw ::
retreat {n} (to turn back, retreat) SEE: return ::
retribution {n} /ˌɹɛtɹɪˈbjuʃən/ (punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance) :: vendetta, châtiment {m}, punition {f}
retrieval {n} (act of retrieving) :: récupération {f}
retrieve {v} /ɹɪˈtɹiv/ (to regain or get back something) :: récupérer, retrouver
retrieve {n} (retrieval) SEE: retrieval ::
retro {adj} /ˈɹɛ.tɹoʊ/ (of, or relating to the past, past times, or the way things were) :: rétro
retro {adj} (affecting things past; retroactive, ex post facto) :: rétro
retroaction {n} (action with an influence due to a past event) :: rétroaction {f}
retroactive {adj} /ˌɹɛ.tɹoʊˈæk.tɪv/ (extending in scope, effect, application or influence to a prior time or to prior conditions) :: rétroactif
retrocognition {n} /ˌɹɛtɹəʊkɒɡˈnɪʃən/ (extrasensory knowledge of past events) :: rétrocognition {f}
retroflex {adj} /ˈɹɛt.ɹəʊ.flɛks/ (of any of the retroflex pronunciations) :: rétroflexe
retrograde {adj} (Directed backwards...) :: rétrograde {m} {f}
retrograde {adj} (Counterproductive to a desired outcome) :: rétrograde {m} {f}
retrograde {adj} ((astronomy) In the opposite direction to the orbited body's spin) :: rétrograde {m} {f}
retrograde {n} (degenerate person) :: rétrograde {m} {f}
retrograde amnesia {n} (loss of memories from the period leading up to the amnesic episode) :: amnésie rétrograde {f}
retrogression {n} (decline) :: rétrogression {f}
retromingent {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly ::
retronym {n} (A new coinage for an old concept) :: rétronyme {m}
retronymic {adj} :: rétronymique
retronymy {n} :: rétronymie {f}
retrospect {n} /ˈɹɛtɹoˌspɛkt/ (consideration of past times) :: rétrospection {f}, coup d'œil rétrospectif {m}
retrospective {adj} (of, relating to, or contemplating the past) :: rétrospectif
retrovirus {n} (virus with a genome consisting of RNA) :: rétrovirus
retry {v} (to try or attempt again) :: retenter, réessayer, ressayer
returf {v} (to lay turf again) :: réengazonner
return {n} (answer) SEE: answer ::
return {v} /ɹɪˈtɜːn/ (to come or go back) :: revenir, retourner, s'en retourner
return {v} (to give something back to its original holder or owner) :: rendre, retourner
return {v} (tennis: to bat the ball back over the net in response to a serve) :: relancer
return {n} (act of returning) :: retour {m}
return {n} (finance: gain or loss from an investment) :: rendement, rendement {m}
return {v} (to take something back to a retailer for a refund) SEE: take back ::
return {v} (to put something back where it had been) SEE: put back ::
return ticket {n} (a ticket granting permission to travel to a place and back again) :: aller-retour {m}
retweet {v} (repost or forward a Twitter message) :: retweeter
Reuben {prop} (first son of Jacob) :: Ruben
Reuben {prop} (male given name) :: Ruben
Reuleaux triangle {n} (figure consisting of three circular arcs) :: triangle de Reuleaux
reunification {n} (the unification of something that was previously divided; used especially of a country) :: réunification
reunion {n} (the process or act) :: réunion {f}, réunification {f}, rassemblement {m}
reunion {n} (planned event) :: réunion {f}, rassemblement {m}
reunion {n} (reunification) SEE: reunification ::
Reunionese {n} (person of or from Réunion) :: Réunionnais
Reunionese {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Réunion) :: réunionnais
reuptake {n} (Reabsorption of neurotransmitter by neuron) :: recaptage neuronal
reuse {n} /ɹiːˈjuːs/ (act of salvaging or restoring a discarded item to yield something usable) :: réemploi {m}, réusage {m}, réutilisation {f}
reuse {n} (act of using again or in another place) :: réemploi {m}
reuse {v} (to use again) :: réutiliser
Reuven {prop} (given name) SEE: Reuben ::
rev {v} /ɹɛv/ (to increase the speed of a motor) :: monter le régime de
revamp {v} /ɹiˈvæmp/ (to renovate, revise, improve or renew; to patch) :: reviser, renouveler, améliorer
revanche {n} /ɹəˈvæntʃ/ (revenge or retaliation) :: revanche {f}
revanchism {n} /ɹəˈvɑn(t)ʃɪz(ə)m/ (political policy of endeavouring to regain lost territory) :: revanchisme {m}
revanchist {n} (avenger) SEE: avenger ::
revanchist {n} /ɹəˈvɑn(t)ʃɪst/ (revanchist, vengeful person) :: revanchiste {m} {f}, revanchard {m}, revancharde {f}
revanchist {adj} (advocating a policy of revanche) :: revanchiste, revanchard
rev counter {n} (rev counter) SEE: tachometer ::
reveal {v} /ɹəˈviːl/ (to uncover) :: révéler
reveal {v} (to communicate that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction) :: révéler, laisser voir
reveille {n} /ˈɹɛ.və.li/ (the sounding of a bugle or drum early in the morning to awaken soldiers) :: diane {f}, réveil {m}
revelation {n} /ɹɛvəˈleɪʃən/ (the act of revealing or disclosing) :: révélation {f}
Revelation {prop} (book of Bible) :: Apocalypse {f}, Révélation {f} (especially in New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures)
revenant {n} /ˈɹɛvənənt/ (Someone who returns from a long absence) :: revenant {m}, revenante {f}
revenant {n} (supernatural being) :: revenant
revenge {n} /ɹɪˈvɛndʒ/ (retaliatory action) :: vengeance {f}, revanche {f}
revenge {v} (to take one's revenge on someone) :: se venger (de quelqu'un)
revenge {v} (to take revenge for an action) :: venger
revenge is a dish best served cold {proverb} /ɹɪˈvɛndʒ ɪz ə ˈdɪʃ ˈbɛst ˈsɜːvd ˈkəʊld/ (emotional detachment is preferable when taking revenge) :: la vengeance est un plat qui se mange froid, la vengeance se mange froide
revenge is sweet {phrase} (said when one is satisfied after taking revenge on oneself) :: vengeance en représailles
revenge porn {n} (explicit media distributed as revenge) :: pornovengeance {f}, revenge porn {m}
revenue {n} /ˈɹɛvənjuː/ (income from an investment) :: revenu {m}
revenue {n} (total income from a given source) :: revenu {m}
revenue {n} (all income for some treasury by taxation e.a.) :: revenu {m}, revenus {m-p}
revenue {n} (turnover, total sales) :: revenu {m}
revenue stamp {n} (stamp to affix as proof that tax due) :: timbre fiscal {m}
reverberation {n} (violent oscillation or vibration) :: contrecoup {m}
reverberation {n} (echo, or a series of overlapping echos) :: echo {m}
reverberation {n} (reflection of light or heat) :: réflexion {f}
reverberation {n} (evolving series of effects) :: répercussion {f}
revere {v} /ɹə.viːɹ/ (to regard someone or something with great awe or devotion) :: idolâtrer
reverence {n} /ˈɹɛvɹəns/ :: révérence
reverend {n} /ˈɹɛvɹənd/ (member of the Christian clergy) :: révérend {m}
Reverend {n} /ˈɹɛvɹənd/ (honorary title added to the names of Christian clergy) :: Le Révérend
reverent {adj} /ˈɹɛvɹənt/ (showing respect or reverence; respectful) :: pieux
reverie {n} /ˈɹɛvəɹi/ (state of dreaming while awake) :: rêverie {f}
revers {n} (lapel, reversed) :: revers {m}
reverse {adj} /ɹɪˈvəːs/ (having the order of its constituents moved backwards) :: inverse {m} {f}
reverse {n} (opposite of something) :: contraire {m}
reverse {n} (reversal) :: recul {m}
reverse {n} (setback, misfortune) :: revers {m}
reverse {n} (side of a medal, badge, or coin opposite the obverse) :: côté pile {m} (of a coin)
reverse {n} (side of something facing away; opposite of front) :: envers {m}, revers {m}
reverse {n} (gear) :: marche arrière
reverse {v} (to turn something around) :: renverser
reverse {v} (to cause a mechanism or vehicle to operate or move in the opposite directions) :: reculer
reverse discrimination {n} (advantaging minority groups who have traditionally been discriminated) :: discrimination positive {f}
reverse dowry {n} (bride price) SEE: bride price ::
reverse engineering {n} (analyzing the construction and operation of a product in order to manufacture a similar one) :: rétro-ingénierie {f}
reverse osmosis {n} (technique) :: osmose inverse {f}
reverse psychology {n} :: psychologie inversée {f}
reversing {n} (an act of reversal) :: reversement {m}
reversion {n} /ɹɨˈvɚʒn̩/ (return) :: retour
revert {n} /ɹɨˈvɝt/ (Islamic usage: convert to Islam) :: conversion {f}
revert {v} (to turn back, or to the contrary; to reverse) :: retomber, retourner, redevenir
revert {v} (to throw back; to reflect; to reverberate) :: renvoyer, réverbérer, refléter
revert {v} :: retourner, revenir
review {n} /ɹɪˈvjuː/ (second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact) :: relecture {f}
review {n} (account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work) :: critique {f}, compte rendu {m}
review {n} (judicial reassessment of a case or an event) :: révision {f}
review {n} (periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field) :: revue {f}
review {n} (military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs) :: revue {f}
review {v} (to look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.) :: réviser
reviewer {n} (critic) :: relecteur {m}, réviseur {m}
revile {v} (to attack with abusive language) :: insulter
revise {v} /ɹɪˈvaɪ̯z/ (to review, alter and amend, especially of written material) :: revoir
revise {v} (to look over again) :: revoir, réviser
Revised Romanization of Korean {prop} (Romanization standard for Korean) :: Romanisation révisée du coréen {f}
revision {n} (act of revising) :: révision {f}
revision {n} (changed edition) :: modification
revisionism {n} /ɹɪˈvɪʒəˌnɪzəm/ (advocacy of a revision of some view) :: révisionnisme {m}
revisionist {adj} /ɹɪˈvɪʒənɪst/ (of or pertaining to revisionism) :: révisionniste {m} {f}
revisionist {n} (proponent of revisionism) :: révisionniste {m} {f}
revitalise {v} (to give new life, energy, activity or success) :: revivifier
revivable {adj} (possible to return to life) :: revivifiable
revival {n} (renewed interest in religion) :: réveil {m}
revival {n} :: hjjejhd
revivalist {n} :: revivaliste {m} {f}
revivalist {adj} (evangelistic) :: revivaliste
revocation {n} /ˌɹɛvəˈkeɪʃən/ (action of revoking) :: révocation
revocative {adj} (revocative) SEE: revocatory ::
revocatory {adj} (of or pertaining to revocation; tending to revoke or recall) :: révocatoire
revoke {v} (to cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing) :: révoquer
revolt {v} /ɹɪvɒlt/ (to rebel) :: se révolter
revolt {v} (to greatly repel) :: révolter
revolt {n} (act of revolting) :: révolte {f}
revolting {adj} (repellent) :: repoussant, répugnant
revolution {n} /ˌɹɛvəˈluːʃən/ (political upheaval) :: révolution {f}
revolution {n} (removal and replacement of a government) :: révolution {f}, coup d'état {m}
revolution {n} (turning of an object around an axis) :: tour {m}, révolution {f}
revolution {n} (traversal of one body through an orbit around another body) :: révolution {f}, tour {m}
revolutionary {adj} /ˌɹɛvəˈluʃənɛɹi/ (of or pertaining to a revolution in government) :: révolutionnaire
revolutionary {n} (A revolutionist; a person who revolts) :: révolutionnaire {m} {f}
revolutionize {v} (to radically or significantly change, as in a revolution) :: révolutionner
revolve {v} (to orbit a central point) :: retourner, tourner
revolve {v} (to turn on an axis) :: retourner, tourner
revolver {n} /ɹɪˈvɒl.vɚ/ (a handgun with revolving chambers) :: revolver {m}
revolving door {n} (rotating door) :: porte tambour {f}
revue {n} /ɹə.vjuː/ (form of theatrical; any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs) :: revue {m}
rewalk {v} (to walk again) :: remarcher
reward {n} /ɹɪˈwɔːd/ (something of value given in return for an act) :: récompense {f}, salaire {m}
reward {n} (result of an action) :: récompense {f}
reward {v} (give a reward to) :: récompenser
reward {v} (recompense) SEE: recompense ::
rewarding {adj} (giving satisfaction) :: gratifiant
rewatch {v} (to watch again) :: reregarder
rewind {v} /ɹiːˈwʌɪnd/ (to wind again) :: rembobiner
rewind {v} (wind back) SEE: wind back ::
reword {v} (rephrase) SEE: rephrase ::
rewrite {v} /ˈɹi.ɹaɪt/ (write again, differently) :: réécrire
rewriting {n} (computer science method) :: réécriture {f}
rewriting {v} (present participle of rewrite) :: réécrivant
Rexism {prop} (a fascist movement in Belgium) :: rexisme {m}
Rexist {adj} (of, pertaining to or advocating Rexism) :: rexiste
Rexist {n} (a follower or advocate of Rexism.) :: rexiste {m}
Reykjavik {prop} /ˈɹɛk.jə.vɪk/ (capital of Iceland) :: Reykjavík {m}
Reykjaviker {n} (inhabitant of Reykjavik) :: Reykjavikois {m}, Reykjavikoise {f}
Reynard {prop} (name in European folklore for the red fox) :: Renart {m}
Reynold {prop} (male given name) :: Renaud
rezone {v} (to change the zoning assigned to a piece of property) :: redécouper
rezoning {n} (the act, process or result of being rezoned) :: redécoupage {m}
RGB {n} (red, green, blue) :: RVB
rhabdomyolysis {n} (the rapid disintegration of striated muscle tissue accompanied by the excretion of myoglobin in the urine) :: rhabdomyolyse
rhea {n} /ˈɹiːə/ (flightless bird) :: nandou {m}
Rhea {prop} (goddess) :: Rhéa {f}
Rhea {prop} (moon) :: Rhéa {f}
rheme {n} /ɹiːm/ (part of a sentence) :: rhème {m}
Rhenish {adj} /ˈɹɛnɪʃ/ (Pertaining to the river Rhine) :: rhénan
rhenium {n} /ˈɹiːniəm/ (chemical element) :: rhénium {m}
rheological {adj} (of, or relating to rheology) :: rhéologique
rheology {n} (physics of the deformation and flow of matter) :: rhéologie {f}
rheometer {n} (device) :: rhéomètre {m}
rhetoric {n} /ˈɹɛtəɹɪk/ (art of using language for persuasion) :: rhétorique {f}, discours
rhetoric {n} (meaningless language) :: rhétorique {f}
rhetorical {adj} /ɹɪˈtɔɹɪkəl/ (part of or similar to rhetoric) :: rhétorique
rhetorically {adv} (in a rhetorical manner) :: rhétoriquement
rhetorical question {n} (question) :: question rhétorique
rheum {n} (eye discharge) SEE: gound ::
rheumatic {adj} /ɹuːˈmætɪk/ (referring to rheumatism) :: rhumatismal
rheumatics {n} (rheumatism) SEE: rheumatism ::
rheumatism {n} /ˈɹu.məˌtɪz.m̩/ (any painful disorder of muscles, tendons, joints, bones and nerves) :: rhumatisme {m}
rheumatoid {adj} (presenting analogies with rheumatism) :: rhumatoïde
rheumatologist {n} (doctor) :: rhumatologue {m} {f}
rheumatology {n} (branch of medicine) :: rhumatologie {f}
rhinarium {n} (tip of mammal's nose) :: rhinarium {m}, truffe {f}
Rhine {prop} /ɹaɪn/ (river that flows through Europe) :: Rhin {m}
Rhineland {prop} /ˈɹɑinland/ (land on both sides of the river Rhine) :: Rhénanie {f}
Rhineland-Palatinate {prop} (state) :: Rhénanie-Palatinat
rhinencephalon {n} (smell-brain) SEE: smell-brain ::
rhinestone {n} (an artificial diamond) :: strass {m}
rhinitis {n} (inflammation) :: rhinite {f}
rhino {n} /ˈɹaɪ.noʊ/ (short form of rhinoceros) :: rhino {m}
rhino- {prefix} /ˌɹaɪnoʊ-/ (of or relating to the nose) :: rhino-
rhinoceros {n} /ɹaɪˈnɑːsəɹəs/ (herbivorous pachyderm with horn(s)) :: rhinocéros {m}
rhinoceros beetle {n} (tropical beetle) :: scarabée rhinocéros {m}
rhinoplasty {n} (plastic surgery used to improve a person's nose) :: rhinoplastie {f}
rhinorrhea {n} (medical symptom) :: rhinorrhée {f}
rhizome {n} /ˈɹaɪzoʊm/ (horizontal underground stem of some plants) :: rhizome {m}
rhizosphere {n} (soil region influenced by plant roots) :: rhizosphère {f}
Rhône {prop} (Rhone) SEE: Rhone ::
Rhône {prop} (department) :: Rhône {m}
rho {n} /ɹoʊ/ (letter of Greek alphabet) :: rhô {m}
Rhodanian {adj} /ɹəʊˈdeɪni.ən/ (of or aboriginal to the Rhône valley) :: rhodanien
Rhodanian {n} (inhabitant of the Rhône valley) :: Rhodanien {m}
Rhodes {prop} (island) :: Rhodes {f}
Rhodes {prop} (capital of the Dodecanese) :: Rhodes
Rhodesia {prop} /ɹoʊˈdiːʒə/ (historical name of Zimbabwe) :: Rhodésie {f}
Rhodian {n} (Someone from the island of Rhodes) :: Rhodien {m}, Rhodienne {f}
rhodic {adj} (of or pertaining to rhodium) :: rhodique
rhodium {n} /ˈɹoʊdiəm/ (chemical element) :: rhodium {m}
rhodochrosite {n} (crystalline mineral composed mainly of manganese carbonate) :: rhodochrosite {f}
rhododendron {n} /ɹoʊdəˈdɛndɹən/ (flowering shrub in the genus Rhododendron) :: rhododendron {m}
rhododendron {n} (oleander) SEE: oleander ::
rhombic {adj} (of or pertaining to a rhombus) :: rhombique, losangique
rhombicosidodecahedron {n} /ɹɑmbɪˈkoʊsiˌdoʊdɛkəhidɹən/ (Archimedean solid) :: petit rhombicosidodécaèdre
rhombicuboctahedron {n} (polyhedron with 8 triangular and 18 square faces) :: rhombicuboctaèdre {m}
rhombohedral {adj} (having three equal axes and oblique angles) :: rhomboédrique
rhombohedron {n} (prism with six faces, each a rhombus) :: rhomboèdre {m}
rhombus {n} /ˈɹɑːmbəs/ (A parallelogram having all sides of equal length) :: losange {m}, rhombus {m}
Rhone {prop} (river) :: Rhône {m}
rhopalic {adj} (increasing) :: rhopalique
rhotacism {n} /ˈɹoʊtəsɪzəm/ (A linguistic phenomenon in which a consonant changes into an R) :: rhotacisme {m}
rhubarb {n} /ˈɹuːbɑːb/ (any plant of the genus Rheum) :: rhubarbe {f}
Rhuddanian {prop} (subdivision of the Silurian period) :: Rhuddanien
rhyme {n} /ɹaɪm/ (verse, poetry) :: strophe {f}, vers {m}
rhyme {n} (word that rhymes with another) :: rime {f}
rhyme {v} (transitive, to rhyme with) :: rimer
rhyme {v} (put words together) :: faire rimer
rhyme {v} :: vers mpl, rime {f}, rimer vi
rhyme {n} (rime) SEE: rime ::
rhyme off {v} (list or recite quickly) :: énumérer rapidement , débiter rapidement
rhymester {n} (rhymer, inferior poet) :: rimeur {m}, rimeuse {f}
rhyming dictionary {n} (a reference work that provides lists of rhymes for any given word) :: dictionnaire de rimes {m}
rhythm {n} /ˈɹɪ.ð(ə)m/ (variation of strong and weak elements of sounds over time) :: rythme {m}
rhythm {n} :: rythme {m}
rhythm {n} (rhythm section) SEE: rhythm section ::
rhythmic gymnastics {n} (a discipline of gymnastics) :: gymnastique rythmique {f}, gymnastique rythmique et sportive {f}
rhythm section {n} (section of a band maintaining the rhythm) :: section rythmique {f}
rial {n} (currency in Middle East) :: rial {m}
rib {n} /ɹɪb/ (curved bone) :: côte {f}
rib {n} (cut of meat) :: côtelette {f}, côte {f}
ribald {adj} /ˈɹɪb.əld/ (coarse, lewd, vulgar) :: grossier, vulgaire, grivois, paillard
ribald {n} (individual who is filthy or vulgar) :: balourd, lourdaud, dégoûtant, sagouin,
ribaldry {n} (humorous language or behaviour) :: grivoiserie, paillardises
ribauldequin {n} /ɹɪˈbəʊdɪkɪn/ :: ribaudequin {f}
ribbed vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults) :: croisée d'ogives {f}, voûte d'ogives {f}
ribbit {n} (the sound made by a frog or toad) SEE: croak ::
ribbit {v} (make the sound of a frog or toad) SEE: croak ::
ribbit {interj} /ˈɹɪbɪt/ (the sound made by a frog or toad) :: croâ
ribbon {n} /ˈɹɪbən/ (long, narrow strip of material) :: ruban {m}
ribbon {n} (inked ribbon) :: ruban {m}
ribbon cable {n} (cable with many parallel wires one next to the other) :: nappe {f}, limande {f}
ribbonmaker {n} (one who makes ribbons) :: rubanier {m}, rubanière {f}
ribbon seal {n} (a species of true seal) :: phoque annelé
rib cage {n} (part of skeleton) :: cage thoracique {f}
rib cage {n} (cavity created by the ribs) :: cage thoracique {f}
ribonuclease {n} (enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid) :: ribonucléase {f}
ribonucleic {adj} (of or pertaining to RNA or its derivatives) :: ribonucléique
ribonucleic acid {n} (derivative of DNA, used in the transcription of genetic material) :: acide ribonucléique {m}
ribonucleoprotein {n} (any nucleoprotein that contains RNA) :: ribonucléoprotéine {f}
ribonucleotide {n} (nucleotide having ribose as its sugar) :: ribonucléotide
ribose {n} (naturally occurring pentose sugar) :: ribose {m}
ribosomal {adj} (of or relating to ribosomes) :: ribosomique
ribosome {n} /ˈɹaɪbəˌsoʊm/ (organelle) :: ribosome {m}
ribosomic {adj} (of or pertaining to ribosomes) :: ribosomique
ribwort {n} (Old World plantain) :: plantain lancéolé {m}
rice {n} /ɹaɪs/ (plants) :: riz {m}
rice {n} (seeds used as food) :: riz {m}
rice cake {n} (food item made from puffed rice) :: gâteau de riz {m}
rice cooker {n} (kitchen appliance designed to cook rice) :: cuiseur de riz {m}
ricefield {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy ::
rice flour {n} (flour made of rice) :: farine de riz {f}
rice growing {n} (the growing of rice) :: riziculture {f}
rice hull {n} (hard protecting covering of a grain of rice) :: balle de riz {f}
rice husk {n} (rice hull) SEE: rice hull ::
rice paddy {n} (field immersed in water dedicated for the cultivation of rice) SEE: paddy ::
rice paper {n} (paper made from parts of the rice plant) :: papier de riz {m}
rice pudding {n} (milk pudding made from rice, milk, sugar and nutmeg) :: riz au lait {m}
rice vinegar {n} (a type of vinegar) :: vinaigre de riz {m}
rice wine {n} (alcoholic drink brewed from rice) :: vin de riz {m}
rich {adj} /ɹɪt͡ʃ/ (having wealth) :: riche
Richard {prop} /ˈɹɪtʃ.ɝd/ (male given name) :: Richard {m}
rich kid {n} /ˌɹɪt͡ʃ ˈkɪd/ (child or young adult from a wealthy family) :: fils à papa {m}
Richmond {prop} /ˈɹɪtʃmənd/ (capital of Virginia) :: Richmond {m}
richness {n} (state or quality of being rich) :: richesse {f}
Richter scale {prop} (logarithmic scale) :: échelle de Richter {f}
rich text {n} (enhanced text) :: texte riche {m}
ricin {n} /ˈɹaɪsɪn/ (poison) :: ricine {f}
ricinoleic acid {n} (12-hydroxy-oleic acid) :: acide palmique {m}
rick {n} /ɹɪk/ (stack or pile, of straw, hay etc.) :: meule {f}
rickets {n} /ˈɹɪkəts/ (disorder of infancy) :: rachitisme {m}
rickety {adj} /ˈɹɪk.ɪ.ti/ (not strong because of poor construction or upkeep) :: branlant, délabré, boiteux
rickety {adj} (affected with rickets) :: rachitique
ricksha {n} (rickshaw) SEE: rickshaw ::
rickshaw {n} (two-wheeled carriage) :: pousse-pousse {m}
ricochet {n} /ˈɹɪkəʃeɪ/ (an instance of ricocheting) :: ricochet
ricochet {v} (To rebound) :: ricocher, fairericochet
ricotta {n} /ɹɪˈkɑtə/ (Italian whey cheese) :: ricotta {f}
rictus {n} /ˈɹɪk.təs/ (Any open-mouthed expression) :: rictus {m}
Ricœur {prop} (surname of French origin) :: Ricœur
rid {adj} /ˈɹɪd/ (released from) :: débarrasser
riddle {n} (sieve) SEE: sieve ::
riddle {n} /ˈɹɪdəl/ (verbal puzzle) :: énigme {f}, devinette {f}, devinaille
riddle {v} (to put something through a riddle or sieve) :: cribler
riddle {v} (to fill with holes like a riddle) :: cribler
riddle {v} (to fill or spread throughout; to pervade) :: cribler
ride {v} /ɹaɪd/ (to transport oneself by sitting on and directing a horse, bicycle etc.) :: [on a vehicle], rouler, [on an animal] monter, chevaucher
ride {v} (to be transported in a vehicle as a passenger) :: monter en, à
ride {v} (to transport someone in a vehicle) :: conduire
ride {v} (to mount someone to have sex with them) :: monter
ride {n} (instance of riding) :: tour {m}, course {f}
ride {n} (informal: vehicle) :: bagnole {f}
rider {n} (driver) SEE: driver ::
rider {n} /ˈɹaɪdɚ/ (one who rides) :: cavalier {m}
rider {n} (cyclist) SEE: cyclist ::
rideshare {n} (travel arrangement) :: covoiturage
ridge {n} /ɹɪdʒ/ (line of intersection) :: crête {f}
ridge {n} (highest point on a roof) :: faîte {m}
ridge {n} (chain of mountains) :: crête
ridge {n} (elevation on ocean bottom) :: dorsale {f}
ridge beam {n} /ɹɪdʒ biːm/ (top longitudinal beam of a roof) :: panne faîtière {f}
ridgepole {n} /ˈɹɪdʒpəʊl/ (beam supporting rafters) :: panne faîtière {f}
ridiculous {adj} /ɹɪˈdɪkjʊləs/ (foolish, absurd) :: ridicule
ridiculously {adv} (in a ridiculous manner) :: ridiculement, bouffonnement, caricaturalement
ridiculousness {n} (characteristic of being ridiculous) :: ridiculité {f}
ridiculousness {n} (result of being ridiculous) :: ridiculité {f}
riding {n} /ˈɹaɪdɪŋ/ (electoral district or constituency in Canada) :: circonscription
riding crop {n} (horsewhip) :: cravache {f}
Riemann surface {n} (manifold) :: surface de Riemann {f}
Rieti {prop} :: Rieti
Rieti {prop} (capital of the province of Rieti) :: Rieti
riffler {n} (curved file used in carving wood and marble) :: rifloir {m}
riffraff {n} /ˈɹɪfɹæf/ (the rabble) :: racaille {f}, populace {f}, canaille {f} [dated]
rifle {n} /ˈɹaɪfəl/ (firearm with a rifled barrel) :: fusil {m}
rifleman {n} (soldier) :: fusilier {m}
rift {n} (shallow place in a stream) SEE: ford ::
rift {n} /ɹɪft/ (chasm or fissure) :: fente, fissure
rift {n} (break in the clouds, fog, mist etc.) :: percée, éclaircie
rig {n} /ɹɪɡ/ (the arrangement of masts etc.) :: grééments {m-p}
rig {n} (the special apparatus used for drilling oil wells) :: foreuse {f}
rig {n} (a costume or outfit) :: costume {m}, tenue {f}
rig {v} (to fit out with a harness) :: harnacher
rig {v} (to equip and fit a ship) :: gréer
rig {v} (to dress or clothe in some costume) :: déguiser
rig {v} (to make or construct something in haste) :: bâcler
rig {v} (to manipulate something dishonestly) :: truquer
Riga {prop} (capital of Latvia) :: Riga
Rigel {prop} /ˈɹaɪdʒəl/ (star) :: Rigel
rigged {adj} /ɹɪɡd/ (pre-arranged) :: truqué
rigging {n} (tackle of a sailing vessel) :: gréement {m}
right {adj} /ˈɹaɪt/ (straight, not bent) :: droit
right {adj} (perpendicular) :: droit {m}
right {adj} (complying with justice, correct) :: correct, juste, bon, droit {m}
right {adj} (appropriate, fit for purpose) :: correct {m}
right {adj} (of direction, opposite of left) :: droit {m}, droite {f}
right {adj} (conservative) :: de droite
right {adv} (exactly) :: juste
right {adv} (immediately, directly) :: juste
right {adv} (on the right side) :: à droite
right {adv} (towards the right side) :: à droite
right {interj} (yes, that is correct; I agree) :: d'accord
right {interj} (checking agreement) :: non ?, n'est-ce pas ?, hein ?
right {n} (legal or moral entitlement) :: droit {m}
right {n} (right, not left, side) :: droite {f}
right {n} (right hand) :: droite {f}, dextre {f}
right {n} (right-wing politicians and parties) :: droite {f}
right {v} (to correct) :: corriger
right {v} (to set upright) :: redresser
right {v} ((intransitive) to return to normal upright position) :: se redresser
right {adj} (all right, not requiring assistance) SEE: all right ::
right angle {n} (angle of 90 degrees) :: angle droit {m}, droit {m}
right-angled {adj} (having a right angle) :: rectangle
right-angled triangle {n} (right-angled triangle) SEE: right triangle ::
right away {adv} (very soon; immediately) :: tout de suite, sur le champ, séance tenante
right bank {n} (bank to the right when facing downstream) :: rive droite {f}
right brain {n} (right cerebral hemisphere) :: hémisphère droit {m}, cerveau droit {m}
right-click {v} (to press right-hand button of a mouse) :: faire un clic droit
Righteous Among the Nations {adj} (non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust) :: Juste parmi les nations
righteousness {n} /ˈɹaɪt͡ʃəsnəs/ (quality or state of being righteous) :: justice {f}
rightful {adj} (by right, by law) :: légitime
right-handed {n} (of one who uses their right hand in preference to, or more skillfully than their left.) :: droitier
right-handedness {n} (state of being right-handed) :: droiterie {f}, dextralité {f} [technical]
right-hander {n} (one who is right-handed) :: droitier {m}, droitière {f}
right-hand man {n} (trusted assistant) :: bras droit {m}
right-hand woman {n} (trusted female assistant) :: bras droit {m}
right now {adv} (immediately) SEE: immediately ::
right now {adv} (at this precise moment) :: tout de suite, en ce moment
right of asylum {n} (right) :: droit d'asile {m}
right of way {n} (right to proceed first in traffic) :: priorité {f}
right of way {n} (legal right of passage) :: droit de passage {m}, servitude {f}
right of way {n} (area modified for passage of a railway) :: voie {f}, voie ferrée {f}
right of way {n} (fencing: priority) :: priorité
right to life {n} (one of fundamental human rights) :: droit à la vie {m}
right to work {n} /ɹaɪt tə wɝk/ (the fundamental human right to have employment) :: droit au travail {m}
right triangle {n} (a triangle having a right angle as one of its interior angles) :: triangle rectangle {m}
right wing {n} (political) :: aile droite {f}
right wing {n} (hockey) :: ailier droit
right-wing {adj} (resisting political change) :: droitier, droit
right-winger {n} (a person who belongs to the political right) :: ailier droit {m}, ailière droite {f}
rigid {adj} /ˈɹɪdʒɪd/ (stiff) :: rigide
rigid {adj} (rigorous, unbending) :: rigide
rigid {adj} (uncompromising) :: rigide
rigidity {n} (The quality or state of being rigid) :: rigidité {f}, raideur {m}
rigidly {adv} (in a rigid manner) :: rigidement
rigidness {n} (rigidity) SEE: rigidity ::
rigor mortis {n} (Temporary stiffness of a body's muscles and joints following death) :: rigidité cadavérique {f}, rigor mortis {f}
rigorous {adj} /ˈɹɪɡəɹəs/ (showing, causing or favoring rigor) :: rigoureux
rigorous {adj} (severe; intense) :: rigoureux
rigorously {adv} (in a rigorous manner) :: rigoureusement
rigour {n} (character of being unyielding or inflexible) :: rigueur {f}
rigour {n} :: rigueur {f}
Rijeka {prop} /ɹɪˈjɛkə/ (coastal city in Croatia) :: Rijeka {f}, [dated] Fiume {m}
rill {n} /ɹɪl/ (A very small brook) :: ruisselet {m}
rillette {n} (A dish of meat) :: rillettes {f-p}
rim {n} /ɹɪm/ (edge around something) :: bord [for any shape] ; jante [only for wheels]
rim {n} (wheel rim) :: jante {f}, roue {f}
Rimbaldian {adj} (relating to Rimbaud) :: rimbaldien
rime {n} /ɹaɪm/ (hoar frost) :: givre {f}
Rimini {prop} (province of Italy) :: Rimini
Rimini {prop} (a resort town in Italy) :: Rimini
rind {n} /ɹaɪnd/ (hard outer layer of fruit, cheese) :: pelure {f} [of fruit], croûte {f} [of cheese], couenne {f} [of pork]
rinderpest {n} (disease) :: peste bovine {f}
ring {n} /ɹɪŋ/ (circumscribing object) :: anneau {m}
ring {n} (round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger) :: anneau {m}, bague {f}
ring {n} (place where some sports take place) :: ring {m}, manège {m} [horse-riding]
ring {n} (arena where circus acts take place) :: piste {f}
ring {n} (group of people) :: cercle {m}
ring {n} (astronomy: a formation of various pieces of material orbiting around a planet) :: anneau {m}
ring {v} (to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound) :: sonner
ring {v} (to make, produce sound) :: sonner
ring {n} (algebra: an algebraic structure) :: anneau {m}
ring {n} (burner) SEE: burner ::
ring a bell {v} (to seem vaguely familiar) :: dire quelque chose
ring back {v} (Return a call) :: rappeler
ring back {v} (Make another call to the same person) :: rappeler
ring binder {n} (folder) :: [Canada] cartable {m}, classeur
ring down the curtain {v} (stop) SEE: stop ::
ringed {adj} /ɹɪŋd/ (marked with rings, circles, or loops) :: annelé
ring finger {n} (finger between the middle finger and little finger) :: annulaire {m}
ringgit {n} (currency) :: ringgit {m}
ringmaster {n} (the person who manages the performers in a circus ring) :: Monsieur Loyal {m}
ringneck dove {n} (Streptopelia risoria) :: tourterelle rieuse {f}, tourterelle domestique {f}
Ring of Fire {prop} (area of frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity) :: ceinture de feu {m}
ring off the hook {v} (ring constantly) :: ne pas arrêter de sonner
ring road {n} (highway) :: périphérique {m}, ring {m}
ringtone {n} (sound made by a telephone when ringing) :: sonnerie {f}, sonnerie de téléphone {f}
ring up the curtain {v} (start) SEE: start ::
ringwoodite {n} (cubic form of olivine) :: ringwoodite {f}
ringworm {n} (contagious fungal affliction of the skin) :: teigne {f}, roue de Sainte-Catherine {f}, rogne {f}
rink {n} /ɹɪŋk/ (sheet of ice prepared for playing certain sports) :: patinoire {f}
rinse {v} /ɹɪns/ (to wash something quickly using water and no soap) :: rincer
rinse {v} (to remove soap from something using water) :: rincer
rinse {n} (the action of rinsing) :: rinçage {m}
Rio de Janeiro {prop} /ˈɹiːəʊ dɪ ʒəˈnɪəɹəʊ/ (state) :: État de Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro {m}
Rio de Janeiro {prop} (municipality) :: Rio de Janeiro {m}
riot {n} /ˈɹaɪ.ət/ (tumultuous disturbance of public peace) :: émeute {f}
rioter {n} (one who riots) :: émeutier {m}, émeutière {f}
riot police {n} (a unit of police specifically trained to deal with rioting crowds) :: police antiémeute {f}
rip {v} (to fart) SEE: fart ::
rip {n} (tear) SEE: tear ::
rip {v} (to mock) SEE: mock ::
rip {v} /ɹɪp/ (to rapidly become two parts) :: se déchirer
rip {v} (to copy data to a device) :: ripper
rip {n} (something unfairly expensive) SEE: rip-off ::
RIP {interj} /aː(ɹ) aɪ ˈpiː/ (abbreviation: rest in peace) :: REP
riparian {adj} /ɹʌɪˈpɛːɹɪən/ (of or pertaining to a riverbank) :: rivulaire
ripe {adj} /ɹaɪp/ (ready for reaping or gathering, of fruits and seeds) :: mûr {m}, mûre {f}
ripe {adj} (advanced to the state of fitness for use) :: arrivé(e) à maturité, [wine] mûr {m}, [cheese] fait {m}
ripe {adj} (having attained its full development; mature) :: accompli {m}, accomplie {f}
ripe {adj} (maturated or suppurated, of sores and tumors) :: mûr {m}, mûre {f}
ripe {adj} (ready for action or effect; prepared) :: mûr {m}, mûre {f}
ripe {adj} (intoxicated) SEE: intoxicated ::
ripen {v} /ɹaɪpən/ (to grow ripe) :: mûrir
ripen {v} (to approach or come to perfection) :: arriver à maturité
ripen {v} (to cause to mature; to make ripe) :: faire mûrir
ripen {v} (to bring to perfection) :: mûrir, amener à maturité
ripening {n} (process) :: maturité {f}
rip off {v} (to pull off by ripping) :: arracher
rip off {v} ((idiom) to steal, cheat or swindle) :: arnaquer
rip-off {n} (unfair price or rate) :: arnaque {f}
ripost {n} :: riposte
riposte {n} /ɹɪˈpoʊst/ :: riposte
ripped {adj} /ɹɪpt/ (torn, either partly or into separate pieces) :: déchiré
ripped {adj} (having extremely low body fat content) :: sec {m}
ripper {n} /ˈɹɪpɚ/ (someone who rips (something)) :: ripeur {m}
ripper {n} (murderer who kills and often mutilates victims with a blade) :: éventreur {m}
ripple {n} /ˈɹɪp(ə)l/ (moving disturbance or undulation in the surface of a liquid) :: ondulation {f}
ripple {n} (small oscillation of an otherwise steady signal) :: ondulation résiduelle {f}
ripple {v} (to move like the undulating surface of a body of water) :: onduler
Ripuarian {prop} (West Germanic dialect) :: francique ripuaire
Ripuarian {n} (member of a section of the Frankish people) :: Franc ripuaire
Ripuarian {adj} (pertaining to a/the tribal Ripuarian(s)) :: franc ripuaire
Ripuarian {adj} (pertaining to dialect) :: francique ripuaire
rise {v} /ɹaɪz/ (to move upwards) :: monter
rise {v} (of a celestial body: to appear to move from behind the horizon) :: se lever
rise {v} (to assume an upright position after lying down or sitting) :: se lever
rise {v} (to get up) :: se lever
rise {v} (to be resurrected) :: ressusciter
rise {v} (to have its source) :: prendre sa source
rise {n} (action of moving upwards) :: montée
riser {n} /ˈɹaɪ.zə(ɹ)/ (platform) :: élévateur {m}, praticable {m}
riser {n} (part of a step) :: contremarche {f}, contre-marche {f}
riser {n} (conduct) :: gaine {f}, gaine technique {f}
rising star {n} (emerging talent) :: étoile montante
risk {n} /ɹɪsk/ (possible, usually negative, outcome) :: risque {m}
risk {n} (likelihood of a negative outcome) :: risque
risk {n} (potential (conventionally negative) impact of an event) :: risque
risk {n} :: risque {m}
risktaker {n} (a person who takes risk, especially to reap the benefits if the feared event does not happen) :: risqueur {m}
risk-taking {adj} (prone to engaging in risky behaviour or unafraid to do things with uncertain outcomes) :: risqueur
risky {adj} /ˈɹɪski/ (dangerous, involving risks) :: risqué {m}
risotto {n} (food) :: risotto {m}
risqué {adj} /ɹɪsˈkeɪ/ (bordering on the indelicate) :: risqué {m}, osé {m}
rissole {n} (ball of meat which has been fried or barbecued) :: rissole {f}
rite {n} /ɹaɪt/ (ritual) :: rite {m}
rite of passage {n} (ceremony to celebrate a transition) :: rite de passage {m}
ritual {adj} /ˈɹɪ.tʃu.əl/ (related to a rite) :: rituel {m}
ritual {n} (rite) :: rituel {m}
ritualistic {adj} /ˌɹɪt͡ʃuəˈlɪstɪk/ (in the manner of a ritual) :: ritualiste
ritually {adv} (in a ritual manner) :: rituellement
rival {n} /ˈɹaɪvəl/ (competitor with the same objective) :: rival {m}
rival {v} (to oppose or compete with) :: rivaliser
rivalry {n} /ˈɹaɪ.vəl.ɹi/ (competition) :: rivalité {f}
river {n} /ˈɹɪvɚ/ (large stream which drains a landmass) :: fleuve {m}, rivière {f}
river {n} (any large flow of a liquid) :: torrent {m}
riverbank {n} (sloped side of a river) :: rive {f}, berge {f}
riverbed {n} /ˈɹɪvɚˌbɛd/ (a river bottom) :: lit de rivière {m}
riverboat {n} (watercraft) :: bateau fluvial {m}, bateau-mouche {m}
riverboatman {n} (Someone who pilots a riverboat) :: batelier {m}
river god {n} /ˈɹɪvə ˌɡɒd/ (river-being) :: dieu-fleuve {m}
river horse {n} (hippopotamus) SEE: hippopotamus ::
riverside {n} (side of a river) :: berge {f}, rive {f}
rivet {n} /ˈɹɪvət/ (cylindrical mechanical fastener) :: rivet {m}
rivet {v} (to attach or fasten parts by using rivets) :: riveter
riveter {n} (one who rivets) :: riveteur {m}
riveter {n} (tool, rivet gun) :: [small, handheld type] pince à riveter {f}
rivulet {n} /ˈɹɪv.jə.lət/ (small brook) :: ruisselet {m}, ru {m}, rivelet {m}
Riyadh {prop} (capital of Saudi Arabia) :: Riyad {m}, Riad {m}
RNA {n} (abbreviation of ribonucleic acid) :: ARN {m}
röntgen {n} /ˈɹɛnt.ɡən/ (unit of exposure to ionizing radiation) :: röntgen {m}
roach {n} (US: cockroach) SEE: cockroach ::
roach {n} /ɹoʊtʃ/ (Rutilus rutilus) :: gardon {m}
roach {n} (slang: butt of a marijuana cigarette) :: cul {m}, cul de joint {m}
road {n} /ɹəʊd/ (a way for travel) :: route {f}
road {n} (a path in life) :: chemin {m}, route {f}
roadbase {n} (layer of aggregates) :: grave {f}
roadblock {n} (Something that blocks or obstructs a road) :: barrage routier {m}
road hog {n} (bad or inconsiderate driver) :: chauffard {m}
roadhouse {n} (establishment) :: restoroute {m}, restauroute {m}
Roadian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period) :: Roadien
road map {n} (a map with a visual representation of roads used for automobile travel and navigation) :: carte routière {f}
road map {n} (plan of action) :: feuille de route {f}
road roller {n} (heavy engineering vehicle used to compact asphalt) :: rouleau compresseur {m}
roadrunner {n} (bird of the Geococcyx genus) :: géocoucou {m}
roadside bomb {n} (explosive device) :: engin explosif improvisé {m}
roadside hawk {n} (Buteo magnirostris) :: buse à gros bec {f}
road sign {n} (sign for traffic control or driver information) :: panneau de signalisation {m}
roadstead {n} (partly-sheltered anchorage outside a harbour) :: rade
roadway {n} (main or central portion of a road used by the vehicles) :: chaussée {f}
roadwork {n} (construction or maintenance done to roads) :: travaux publics, travaux sur la route
roadworthy {adj} (able to be driven) :: en bon état de marche
roam {v} /ɹoʊm/ (wander freely) :: errer
roaming {n} /ˈɹoʊmɪŋ/ (wandering) :: vagabondage {m}
roaming {n} (using a cell phone outside of its original registering zone) :: itinérance {f}, roaming {m}
roan antelope {n} (Hippotragus equinus) :: antilope cheval {f}
roar {v} /ɹɔɹ/ (to make loud, deep cry of emotion) :: rugir, hurler
roar {v} (to laugh in a particularly loud manner) :: s'esclaffer, rire aux éclats, rire à gorge déployée, éclater de rire, rire comme une baleine
roar {v} (of animals, to make a loud deep noise) :: rugir
roar {v} (to make a loud resounding noise) :: rugir
roar {n} (cry of the lion) :: rugissement {m}
roar {n} (loud resounding noise such as sound of a motorbike or a similar engine) :: vrombissement {m}
roaring forties {n} (area of the earth between 40 and 50 degrees south) :: quarantièmes rugissants
roast {v} /ɹoʊst/ (to cook food by heating in an oven or fire) :: rôtir
roast {v} (to process by drying through heat-exposure) :: rôtir
roast {v} (to banter, severely criticize) :: incendier
roast {n} (cut of meat) :: rôti {m}
roast {n} (comical event) :: bien-cuit {m}
roast {adj} (having been cooked by roasting) :: rôti
roast beef {n} (Beef cooked by roasting) :: rosbif {m}
roastbeef {n} (roast beef) SEE: roast beef ::
roasted {adj} /ˈɹoʊstɪd/ (cooked by roasting) :: grillé, rôti
roast pork {n} (Pork cooked by roasting) :: rôti de porc {m}
rob {v} /ɹɑb/ (to steal from, using violence) :: voler, cambrioler
rob {v} (to deprive of) :: voler
rob {v} (to commit robbery) :: cambrioler
robber {n} /ˈɹɒ.bə(ɹ)/ (one who robs) :: brigand {m}, bandit {m}
robbery {n} /ˈɹɒbəɹi/ (act or practice of robbing) :: brigandage {m}, vol à main armée
robbery {n} (attempt of taking the property of another by threat) :: banditisme {m}, braquage {m} [slang]
robe {n} /ɹoʊb/ (long, loose outer garment) :: robe {f}
Robert {prop} /ˈɹɑb.əɹt/ (given name) :: Robert
Roberta {prop} (female given name) :: Roberte {f}
Robeson Channel {prop} (strait) :: passage Robeson {m}
Robespierrism {n} :: robespierrisme {m}
Robespierrist {adj} :: robespierriste
robin {n} /ˈɹɑb.ɪn/ (any bird called robin in English) :: grive {f}
robin {n} (Erithacus rubecula) :: rouge-gorge {m}, rouge-gorge familier {m}
robin {n} (Turdus migratorius) :: merle d'Amérique {m}
robin {n} :: merle {m}, rubiette {f} [rare]
Robin {prop} /ˈɹɑbɪn/ (Male given name) :: Robin {m}
Robin {prop} (Sidekick of Batman) :: Robin
Robin Hood {prop} /ˈɹɑbɪn hʊd/ (legendary outlaw) :: Robin des Bois {m}
robinsonade {n} /ˌɹɑbɪnsəˈneɪd/ (genre of adventure fiction) :: robinsonnade {f}
robot {n} /ˈɹoʊbɑt/ (intelligent mechanical being) :: robot {m}
robot {n} (traffic light) SEE: traffic light ::
robotic {adj} /ɹoʊˈbɑt.ɪk/ (of, relating to, or resembling a robot) :: robotique
rob Peter to pay Paul {v} (to use resources producing no net gain) :: déshabiller Pierre pour habiller Paul
robust {adj} /ɹoʊˈbʌst/ (evincing strength) :: robuste
robustly {adv} (in a robust manner) :: robustement
robustness {n} (quality of being robust) :: robustesse {f}
rocambolesque {adj} (fantastic) :: rocambolesque
Rocco {prop} (male given name) :: Roch
rock {n} /ɹɑk/ (natural mineral aggregate) :: roche {f}, roc {m}, pierre {f}
rock {n} (mass of projecting rock) :: rocher {m}
rock {n} (large stone or boulder) :: rocher {m}, roc {m}
rock {n} (precious stone or gem) :: caillou, diam {m} (diamond)
rock {n} (confectionery made from sugar) :: sucre d'orge
rock {v} (move gently back and forth) :: remuer, [babies] bercer
rock {v} (cause to shake or sway violently) :: secouer, [boat] faire tanguer
rock {v} (disturb the mental or emotional equilibrium) :: bouleverser
rock {n} (act of rocking) :: secousse {f}
rock {n} (style of music) :: rock {m}
rock {v} (slang: to be very favourable or skilful) :: gérer, assurer, déchirer
rock {n} (distaff) SEE: distaff ::
rock and roll {n} /ˈɹɒkændˈɹəʊl/ (style of music) :: rock and roll {m}, rock 'n' roll {m}
rock band {n} (rock group) SEE: rock group ::
rock dove {n} /ɹɒk dʌv/ (Columba livia) :: pigeon biset {m}
rocked {v} (rock music) :: rocké {m}, rockée {f}
rocker {n} (musician who plays rock music) :: rockeur {m}, rockeuse {f}
rockery {n} /ˈɹɒkəɹi/ (section of a garden made from decorative rocks) :: rocaille {f}
rocket {n} /ˈɹɑkɪt/ (a rocket engine) :: fusée {f}
rocket {n} (non-guided missile) :: roquette {f}
rocket {n} (a vehicle) :: fusée {f}
rocket {n} (a projectile firework) :: fusée {f}, pétard {m}
rocket {n} (arugula) SEE: arugula ::
rocket launcher {n} (device for launching a missile) :: lance-roquettes {m}
rocket science {n} (anything overly complex (idiomatic)) :: physique quantique {f}
rocket scientist {n} (capable of understanding complex things) :: Einstein {m}, polytechnicien {m}, avoir fait Polytechnique,
rockfish {n} (stonefish) SEE: stonefish ::
rockfowl {n} (passerine bird) :: picatharte {m}
rock garden {n} (rockery) SEE: rockery ::
rock group {n} (musical group specializing in rock music) :: groupe de rock {f}
rockhopper penguin {n} (crested penguin) :: gorfou sauteur {m}
rock hyrax {n} (Procavia capensis) :: daman des rochers {m}
Rockies {prop} (Rocky Mountains) SEE: Rocky Mountains ::
rocking {adj} (excellent, grand) :: super, génial
rocking {v} (rock music) :: rockant
rocking chair {n} (chair with a curved base which can be gently rocked) :: chaise à bascule {f}, fauteuil à bascule {m}, berçante {f}
rocking horse {n} (a child’s toy consisting of a (usually wooden) horse mounted on a rocker or swing) :: cheval à bascule {m}
rock lobster {n} (spiny lobster) SEE: spiny lobster ::
rockmelon {n} (melon) SEE: melon ::
rock music {n} (popular music genre) :: rock {m}, musique rock {f}
rock paper scissors {n} (popular child's game) :: pierre-feuille-ciseaux {m}
rock pigeon {n} (Columba livia) :: pigeon biset {m}, biset {m}
rocky {adj} /ˈɹʷɒki]/ (full of rocks) :: rocheux
Rocky Mountains {prop} (mountain range) :: montagnes Rocheuses {f-p}, Rocheuses {f-p}
rod {n} /ɹɑd/ (straight round stick, shaft, or bar) :: tige {f}
rod {n} (fishing rod or pole) :: canne à pêche {f}
rod {n} (stick or bundle used for punishment) :: verges {p}
rod {n} (archaic: unit of area) :: verge
rod {n} (slang: penis) :: bite {f}; paf {m}; pine {f}; queue {f}; vit {m}; zob {m}
rod {n} (slang: pistol) SEE: pistol ::
rodent {n} /ˈɹəʊdənt/ (mammal of the order Rodentia) :: rongeur {m}
rodeo {n} /ɹoʊ.ˈdeɪ.oʊ/ (sport) :: rodéo {m}
rodomontade {n} /ˌɹɑ.də.mənˈteɪd/ (vain boasting) :: rodomontade {f}
roe {n} (roe deer) SEE: roe deer ::
roe {n} /ˈɹoʊ/ (eggs of fish) :: œufs de poisson {p}, frai {m}
roebuck {n} /ˈɹəʊ.bʌk/ (male roe deer) :: cerf {m} (du chevreuil)
roe deer {n} /ˈɹəʊˌdɪə/ (small deer species, Capreolus capreolus) :: chevreuil {m}
roentgenium {n} /ɹɛntˈɡɛniəm/ (chemical element) :: roentgenium {m}
roger {interj} /ˈɹɒdʒə/ (received) :: bien reçu, compris
Roger {prop} /ˈɹɒdʒə/ (male given name) :: Roger {m}
rogue {n} /ˈɹoʊ̯ɡ/ (a scoundrel, rascal or unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person) :: canaille {f}, fripouille {f}, coquin {m}, voyou {m}
rogue {n} (a mischievous scamp) :: garnement {m}
rogue {n} (a vagrant) :: vagabond {m}, clochard {m}
rogue {adj} (large, destructive and unpredictable) :: incontrôlable {m} {f}
rogue {adj} (deceitful, unprincipled) :: sans scrupules
roguery {n} (mischievous behaviour) :: friponnerie {f}
rogue state {n} (state or nation acting outside of the accepted international norms and policies) :: état voyou {m}
ROI {n} (return on Investment) :: retour sur investissement {m}
roil {v} /ɹɔɪl/ (render turbid) :: troubler
roil {v} (to annoy) :: énerver, irriter, fâcher
Roland {prop} (male given name) :: Roland
role {n} /ɹəʊl/ (character or part) :: rôle {m}
role {n} (the expected behavior of an individual in a society) :: rôle {m}
role {n} (the function or position of something) :: rôle
role {n} ((grammar) the function of a word in a phrase) :: fonction {f}
role model {n} (a person who serves as an example) :: modèle {m}, exemple {m}
roleplay {n} (roleplaying game) SEE: roleplaying game ::
roleplay {v} (To act as a character as part of a fantasy, especially with a group.) :: rôler
roleplaying game {n} (type of game in which the players assume the role of a character) :: jeu de rôle {m}
roll {v} /ɹəʊl/ (to cause to revolve) :: faire rouler
roll {v} (to wrap round on itself) :: rouler
roll {v} (to rotate on fore-and-aft axis) :: rouler
roll {v} (geometry: to apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping) :: rouler
roll {v} (to utter with a trill) :: rouler
roll {n} (the act of rolling) :: roulement {m}
roll {n} (that which rolls; a roller) :: roue {f}
roll {n} (a heavy cylinder used to break clods) :: rouleau {m}
roll {n} (shortened raised biscuit or bread) :: petit pain {m}
roll {n} (oscillating movement of a vessel from side to side) :: roulis {m}
rollback {n} (a withdrawal of military forces) :: retrait {m}
rollback {n} ((computing) an operation to return the database to the previous commit point) :: rollback {m}
roll call {n} (reading of a list of names and responses) :: appel {m}, appel nominal {m}
rolled fillet {n} (chopped veal rolled in a piece of bacon) :: paupiette de viande {f}
roller {n} (slang: police) SEE: cop ::
roller {n} /ˈɹəʊlə/ (tool for applying paint or ink) :: rouleau {m}
roller {n} (bird of the family Coraciidae) :: rollier
roller {n} (hair roller) SEE: hair roller ::
rollerblade {n} (type of roller skate) :: roller {m}, patin en ligne {m}
rollercoaster {n} /ˈɹoʊlɚˌkoʊstɚ/ (amusement ride) :: montagnes russes {f-p} [Russian mountains]
roller derby {n} (sport) :: roller derby {m}, roller-catch {m}
roller skate {n} (a boot having small wheels) :: patin à roulettes {m}
roller skating {n} (skating on roller skates) :: patinage à roulettes
roller sport {n} :: roller sport
rollie {n} (cigarette rolled by hand) SEE: roll up ::
rolling paper {n} (paper for rolling cigarettes) :: papier à rouler {m}
rolling pin {n} (food preparation utensil) :: rouleau à pâtisserie {m}
rolling stone {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer ::
rolling stone {n} (person who moves around and never settles down) :: clochard {m}, bourlingueur {m}
rolling stop {n} :: arrêt Idaho, stop américain
rollmop {n} (fillet of herring) :: rollmops {m}
roll on {interj} (expressing anticipation) :: vivement
roll one's eyes {v} (turn one's eyes upwards) :: lever les yeux au ciel
roll out the red carpet {v} (extend the utmost hospitality) :: dérouler le tapis rouge
roll up {n} (self-made cigarette) :: [slang] roulée
rollup {n} (cigarette) SEE: roll up ::
roll-up {n} (hand-made cigarette) SEE: roll up ::
roll up one's sleeves {v} (roll one's sleeves up) :: retrousser ses manches
roll up one's sleeves {v} (prepare to work) :: retrousser ses manches
roly-poly {n} (A toy that rights itself when pushed over) :: culbuto {m}, ramponeau {m}, ramponneau {m}, poussah {m}
Rom {n} /ɹoʊm/ (a member of the Romani people) :: Rom {m}, Rrom {m}; bohémien {m}, gitan {m}, tsigane {m} {f}
Rom {prop} (language) SEE: Romani ::
Rom {adj} (Romani) SEE: Romani ::
Roma {prop} (the Romani macrolanguage) SEE: Romani ::
Roma {n} (member of the Roma/Romani people) SEE: Romani ::
Roma {adj} (Romani) SEE: Romani ::
Roma {prop} (the Romani people) :: Roma, Rroms
Romagnol {prop} (a Romance language) :: romagnol {m}
Romaic {adj} (of or pertaining to modern Greece) :: romaïque
romaji {n} /ˈɹoʊmədʒi/ (romanization of Japanese) :: romaji {m}
Roman {adj} /ˈɹoʊmən/ (of or from Rome) :: romain
Roman {n} (a native or resident of Rome) :: Romain {m}, Romaine {f}
Roman {prop} (male given name) :: Romain {m}
Roman alphabet {n} (Latin alphabet) SEE: Latin alphabet ::
Roman Catholic Church {prop} (Catholic Church) :: Église catholique romaine {f}, Église catholique apostolique romaine {f} [formal]
romance {n} /ɹoʊˈmæns/ (intimate relationship, love affair) :: romance {f}, idylle {f}
romance {n} (idealized love) :: romance {f}, amour romantique {m}, idylle {f}
romance {n} (story or novel dealing with idealized love) :: [song or story] romance {f}
Romance {adj} (of or dealing with languages or cultures derived from Roman influence and Latin) :: néolatin, roman
Romance language {n} (language descended from Latin) :: langue romane {f}
Roman chair {n} :: chaise romaine {f}
Romandy {prop} (French-speaking Switzerland) :: Romandie {f}
Roman Empire {prop} /ˈɹoʊmən ˈɛmpaɪɚ/ (ancient Latin empire) :: Empire romain {m}
romanesque {adj} (Pertaining to romance or fable) :: romanesque {m} {f}
Romanesque {adj} (Applied to the debased style of the later Roman empire) :: roman
Romani {n} (member of the Roma people) SEE: Rom ::
Romani {prop} /ˈɹəʊ.mə.ni/ (language) :: romani {m}; tsigane {m} {f}
Romani {n} (nomadic people) SEE: Roma ::
Romania {prop} /ɹoʊˈmeɪ.ni.ə/ (South-Eastern European country) :: Roumanie {f}
Romanian {adj} /ɹoʊˈmeɪni.ən/ (of or relating to Romania, its people, or language) :: roumain {m}, roumaine {f}
Romanian {n} (native of Romania) :: Roumain {m}, Roumaine {f}
Romanian {n} (official language of Romania) :: roumain {m}
romanise {v} (romanize) SEE: romanize ::
Romanise {v} (romanize) SEE: romanize ::
Romanization {n} (putting text into the Latin (Roman) alphabet) :: transcription en caractères romains, romanisation {f}
romanize {v} (to transliterate to the Latin alphabet) :: latiniser, romaniser
Roman nose {n} (aquiline nose) SEE: aquiline nose ::
Roman numeral {n} (numeral represented by letters) :: chiffre romain {m}
Roman numerals {n} (system of numerals) :: chiffres romains {m-p}
Roman road {n} (road built by the Romans) :: voie romaine {f}
Romans {prop} /ˈɹəʊmənz/ (book of the Bible) :: Romains {m-p}
Romans {prop} (30th sura of the Qur'an) :: Romains {m-p}
Romansch {n} /ɹə(ʊ)ˈmanʃ/ (the Romance language) :: romanche {m}
Roman shade {n} (type of window shade) :: store romain {m}
romantic {adj} /ɹəʊˈmæntɪk/ (fantastic, idealistic) :: romantique
romantic {adj} (powerfully sentimental, evocative) :: romantique
romantic {adj} (concerned with, or conducive to, romance and love) :: romantique
romanticism {n} (romantic quality, spirit or action) :: romantisme {m}, romanesque {m} {f}
Romanticism {prop} (artistic and intellectual movement) :: romantisme {m}
Rome {prop} /ɹoʊm/ (city) :: Rome {f}
Romeo {n} (boyfriend) SEE: boyfriend ::
Romeo {prop} (character in Romeo and Juliet) :: Roméo {m}
Romeo and Juliet {prop} (the tragedy) :: Roméo et Juliette
Rome wasn't built in a day {proverb} (it takes a long time to create something complicated or impressive) :: Paris ne s'est pas fait en un jour, Rome ne s'est pas faite en un jour
romp {v} (to play roughly or energetically) :: s'ébattre
romper suit {n} (one-piece garment) SEE: onesie ::
Ronald {prop} (male given name) :: Ronald {m}
Ronan {prop} (male given name) :: Ronan
ronin {n} (masterless samurai) :: ronin {m}
rood {n} /ɹuːd/ (quarter of an acre) :: vergée {f}
rood screen {n} /ˈɹuːd skɹiːn/ (carved screen) :: jubé {m}
roof {n} /ɹuːf/ (the cover at the top of a building) :: toit {m}
roof {n} (the upper part of a cavity) :: toit {m}
roofer {n} (craftsman who lays or repairs roofs) :: couvreur {m}
roofie {n} /ˈɹufi/ (slang for flunitrazepam) :: roofie {m}
roof rabbit {n} :: lapin de gouttière
roof tile {n} (tile covering a roof) :: tuile {f}
rook {n} /ɹʊk/ (bird) :: corbeau freux {m}, freux {m}
rook {v} (cheat, swindle) :: rouler
rook {n} (chesspiece) :: tour {f}
rookie {adj} (amateur) SEE: amateur ::
rookie {n} /ˈɹʊki/ (an inexperienced recruit) :: bleu {m}
rookie {n} (a novice) :: bleu {m}
room {n} /ɹuːm/ (space) :: espace {f}, place {f}
room {n} (division in a building) :: pièce {f}, salle {f}, chambre {f} (a bedroom)
room for doubt {n} (eventuality) :: place au doute
roommate {n} /ˈɹumˌmeɪt/ (a person with whom one shares a room) :: camarade de chambre {m} {f}, [dormitory] camarade de chambrée {m} {f}, copiaule {m}, cothurne
roommate {n} (US: with whom one shares an apartment or house) :: colocataire {m} {f}, [familiar] coloc {m} {f}
room service {n} (provision of food and drink to a guest room) :: room service {m}
room temperature {n} (normal temperature) :: température ambiante {f}
roomy {adj} (spacious) :: spacieux, ample, grand
rooster {n} (flower) SEE: violet ::
rooster {n} /ˈɹustəɹ/ (male chicken; male gallinaceous bird) :: coq {m}
rooster {n} (powerful person) SEE: big cheese ::
rooster {n} (informant) SEE: informant ::
rooster {n} (violent person) SEE: brawler ::
root {n} /ɹuːt/ (part of a plant) :: racine {f}
root {n} (of a tooth) :: racine {f}
root {n} (part of a hair under the skin) :: racine {f}
root {n} (primary source) :: racine {f}, origine {f}
root {n} (arithmetic: number or expression which when raised to a power gives the specified number or expression) :: racine {f}
root {n} (linguistic morphology: primary lexical unit of a word) :: racine, radical
root {n} (philology: word from which another word or words are derived) :: racine {f}, mot souche {m}
root {n} (person who manages accounts on a UNIX system) :: root {f}
root {v} (coarse slang: have sexual intercourse) :: fourrer, emmancher
root {n} (arithmetic: square root) SEE: square root ::
root beer {n} /ˈɹut ˌbɪɹ/ (beverage with sarsaparilla root) :: racinette {f}
root for {v} (encourage a favored person) :: animer
root hair {n} :: poil racinaire {m}
rooting {n} (The process of forming roots.) :: enracinement {m}, radication
root mean square {n} (type of average) :: moyenne quadratique
root rot {n} (plant fungal disease) :: pourriture racinaire {f}, pourridié {m}
roots {n} /ɹuːts/ (ancestors) :: aïeux {m-p}
roots {n} (beginnings) :: sources {f-p}, origines {f-p}
rope {n} /ɹoʊp/ (thick, strong string) :: corde {f}
rope {n} (a length of this string) :: corde {f}, cordage {m}
rope ladder {n} (flexible ladder) :: échelle de corde {f}
ropemaker {n} (maker of ropes) :: cordier {m}, cordière {f}
ropewalker {n} (acrobat) :: funambule {m} {f}
ropeway {n} (cableway) SEE: cableway ::
Roquefort {n} (blue cheese made from sheep's milk, produced in France) :: roquefort {m}
roriferous {adj} /ɹəʊˈɹɪf.əɹ.əs/ (producing or generating dew) :: rorifère
rorqual {n} /ˈɹɒɹkwəl/ (whale with long skin folds below mouth) :: rorqual {m}
Rorschach test {n} (method of psychological evaluation that uses subject's interpretations of inkblots) :: test de Rorschach {m}
rosé {n} /ɹoʊ̯ˈzeɪ̯/ (wine) :: vin rosé {m}
Rosa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Rose ::
rosacea {n} (chronic condition) :: couperose {f}
Rosalie {prop} (female given name) :: Rosalie
Rosaline {prop} (female given name) :: Roseline, Roselyne
Rosamund {prop} (female given name) :: Rosemonde {f}
rosary {n} /ˈɹoʊzəɹi/ (Catholic prayer beads) :: rosaire, chapelet
rosary {n} (non-Catholic prayer beads) SEE: prayer beads ::
rose {n} /ɹoʊz/ (shrub) :: rosier {m}
rose {n} (flower) :: rose {f}
rose {n} (a plant or species in the rose family (Rosaceae)) :: rosacée {f}, rosacées {f-p}
rose {n} (colour) :: rose {f}
rose {n} (nozzle) :: pomme
rose {adj} (colour) :: rose
Rose {prop} (female given name) :: Rose
roseate {adj} /ˈɹoʊzi.ət/ ((formal) pink; rosy) :: rosâtre
rosebush {n} (rose plant) :: rosier {m}
rose chafer {n} (Cetonia aurata) :: cétoine dorée {f}
rose-colored glasses {n} (overly optimistic perception of something) :: la vie en rose {f-s}
rose fish {n} (Sebastes norvegicus) :: sébaste atlantique
rosehip {n} /ˈɹoʊzhɪp/ (the fruit of a rose plant) :: fruit d’églantier {m}, cynorhodon {m}, gratte-cul {m}
rosemary {n} (shrub) :: romarin {m}
Rosemary {prop} (female given name) :: Rose-Marie
rose quartz {n} (reddish-colored quartz) :: quartz rose {m}
Rosetta Stone {prop} (large inscribed stone) :: Pierre de Rosette {f}
rosewater {n} (a liquid produced by steeping rose petals in water) :: eau de rose {f}
rose window {n} (circular window) :: rosace {f}
Rosh Hashanah {prop} /ˌɹɑʃ həˈʃɑnə/ (Jewish holiday) :: Roch Hachana
Rosicrucian {n} (member of Rosicrucian Order) :: rosicrucien {m}, rosicrucienne {f}
Rosicrucian {adj} (related to Rosicrucianism) :: rosicrucien
rosin {n} (liquid resin) SEE: resin ::
rosin {n} /ˈɹɒ.zən/ (solid form of resin) :: colophane {f}
roster {n} (schedule) SEE: schedule ::
roster {n} /ˈɹɑstɚ/ (a list of names) :: liste {f}
roster {v} (to place a name on a roster) :: consigner, inscrire
Rostov {prop} (Rostov-na-Donu) SEE: Rostov-na-Donu ::
Rostov-na-Donu {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Rostov-sur-le-Don {m}
Rostov-on-Don {prop} (synonym of Rostov-na-Donu) SEE: Rostov-na-Donu ::
rostral {adj} (relating to the rostrum) :: rostral
rostrum {n} (zoology: beak) SEE: beak ::
rostrum {n} /ˈɹɑː.stɹəm/ (dais, pulpit, or similar platform) :: chaire {f}
rosé wine {n} (pink coloured wine) :: vin rosé {m}
rosy {adj} /ˈɹoʊzi/ (rose-coloured) :: rosé
rot {v} /ɹɑt]/ (to decay) :: pourrir
Rotarian {n} /ɹoʊˈtɛɹ.i.ən/ (member of a Rotary Club) :: rotarien {m}, rotariens {m-p}, rotarienne {f}, rotariennes {f-p}
rotary {n} (traffic circle) SEE: traffic circle ::
rotary phone {n} (rotary dial telephone) :: téléphone à cadran {m}
rotate {v} /ˈɹoʊteɪt/ (to spin, turn, or revolve) :: tourner
rotate {v} (to spin, turn, or revolve something) :: faire tourner
rotate {v} (to change which tire is on each corner of the car, so that they wear evenly) :: intervertir, permuter
rotation {n} /ɹoʊˈteɪʃən/ (act of turning around a centre) :: rotation {f}
rotation {n} (single cycle of turning) :: tour {m}
rotator cuff {n} (set of four smaller muscles in the shoulder) :: coiffe des rotateurs {f}
rote {n} /ɹoʊt/ (process of committing to memory) :: apprentissage par cœur {m}
rotgut {n} (raw or poor quality alcoholic liquor) :: tord-boyaux
roti {n} (unleavened flatbread) :: roti {m}
roton {n} (quantum of rotation) :: roton {m}
rotor {n} (a rotating part of a mechanical device) :: rotor {m}
rotten {adj} /ˈɹɑtn̩/ (decayed, gone bad) :: pourri
rotten {adj} (mean) :: mauvais
Rotterdammer {n} (person from Rotterdam) :: Rotterdamois {m}, Rotterdamoise {f}
Rottweiler {n} (breed of dog) :: rottweiler {m}
rotula {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap ::
rotund {adj} /ɹoʊˈtʌnd/ (Having a round or spherical shape) :: rond {m}
rotund {adj} (Round in body shape) :: rond {m}
roué {n} /ˈɹuːeɪ/ (A debauched or lecherous person) :: roué {m}
Roubaisian {n} /ɹoʊˈbeɪʒən/ (Someone from Roubaix) :: Roubaisien {m}, Roubaisienne {f}
Rouen {prop} (a city in France) :: Rouen
rouge {n} (blush) SEE: blush ::
Rouget's rail {n} (bird) :: râle de Rouget {m}
rough {adj} /ɹʌf/ (not smooth) :: rude, rugueux, brut {m}
rough {adj} (approximate) :: approximatif {m}
rough {adj} (difficult) :: difficile {m} {f}
rough {adj} (crude, unrefined) :: brut {m}
rough {adj} (violent) :: brutal {m}
rough {v} (to create in approximate form) :: ébaucher
roughage {n} (dietary fibre) SEE: dietary fibre ::
rough breathing {n} (Ancient Greek diacritical mark) :: esprit rude {m}
roughcast {n} (a rough surface finish) :: crépi
roughcast {v} (to apply a roughcast finish to) :: crépir
rough-hew {v} (cut or shape something roughly) :: dégrossir
rough-legged buzzard {n} (Buteo lagopus) :: buse pattue {f}
roughly {adv} /ˈɹʌ (in a rough manner) :: rudement
roughly {adv} (unevenly) :: approximativement
roughly {adv} (approximately) SEE: approximately ::
rough up {v} (to manhandle or beat up) :: malmener, brutaliser
roulette {n} (game of chance) :: roulette {f}
round {adj} /ˈɹaʊnd/ (circular or cylindrical) :: rond
round {adj} (spherical) :: rond
round {adj} (plump) :: rond {m}, ronde {f}
round {adj} (complete, not lacking) :: complet {m}
round {adj} (of a number that has been rounded off) :: rond
round {adj} (pronounced with the mouth in the shape of an "O") :: arrondi
round {n} (circular object) :: rond {m}
round {n} (circular or repetitious route) :: ronde {f}, étape
round {n} (outburst) :: éclat {m}
round {n} (song with each subset starting at a different time) :: canon {m}
round {n} (serving) :: tournée {f}
round {n} (individual ammunition shell) :: coup {m}
round {n} (segment of a sport event) :: round {m}
round {n} (stage of a sports competition) :: épreuve {f}, tour {m}
round {n} (golf etc: way around the course) :: tour {m}
round {v} (to approximate a number) :: arrondir
round {prep} (around) SEE: around ::
round {adv} (around) SEE: around ::
roundabout {n} (road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island) :: rond-point {m}, giratoire {m} [Switzerland]
roundabout {n} (children's play apparatus which rotates around a central axis when pushed) :: tourniquet {m}
roundabout {n} (fairground carousel) :: manège {m}
round bracket {n} (parenthesis, bracket) :: parenthèse {f}
rounded {adj} (pronounced with the lips drawn together) :: arrondi
roundel {n} /ˈɹaʊn.dəl/ (heraldry: a circular spot; a charge in the form of a small coloured circle) :: of tincture: tourteau {m}; of metal: besant {m}
roundel {n} :: cocarde
roundhouse kick {n} :: coup de pied circulaire
rounding {n} /ˈɹaʊndɪŋ/ (the act of rounding a mathematical value) :: arrondi {m}
round of applause {n} (outburst of clapping) :: salve d'applaudissements {f}
round off {v} (to change the shape of an object to make it more circular) :: arrondir
round off {v} (to change a number into an approximation having fewer significant digits) :: arrondir
round off {v} (to complete or finish something) :: compléter
roundoff {n} (roundoff, a gymnastics move) :: rondade {f}
round table {n} (conference) :: table ronde {f}
round the clock {prep} (24 hours per day) SEE: around the clock ::
round trip {n} (a trip from one destination to another and then returning to the starting location) :: aller-retour {m}
round up {v} (to collect or gather (something) together) :: rassembler, réunir, cueillir
round up {v} (to round up a number) :: arrondir
rouse {v} /ˈɹaʊz/ (to wake) :: éveiller
Rousseauian {adj} /ɹuːˈsəʊɪən/ (of or relating to the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau) :: rousseauesque, Rousseauesque, Rousseau-esque
Roussillon {prop} (region of southern France) :: Roussillon {m}
rout {n} /ɹaʊt/ (large evening party) :: raout {m}
route {n} /ɹuːt/ (course or way traveled) :: route {f}, chemin {m}
route {n} (passing, course, road) :: route {f}
router {n} /ˈɹaʊtɚ/ (device that connects local area networks to form a larger internet) :: routeur
router {n} /ˈɹaʊtɚ/ (power tool) :: défonçeuse
routine {n} /ɹuːˈtiːn/ (course of action to be followed regularly; a standard procedure) :: routine {f}
routine {n} (set of normal procedures, often performed mechanically) :: routine {f}
routine {n} (set piece of an entertainer's act) :: routine {f}, numéro
routine {n} (computing: set of instructions designed to perform a specific task) :: routine {f}
routine {adj} (regular; habitual) :: de routine
routinely {adv} (in a routine manner) :: routinièrement
roux {n} /ɹuː/ (mixture of fat (usually butter) and flour used to thicken sauces and stews) :: roux
Rovaniemi {prop} (city) :: Rovaniemi
rovibronic {adj} :: rovibronique
row {n} /ˈɹoʊ/ (line of objects) :: ligne {f}, rang {m}, rangée {f}
row {n} (in a table) :: ligne {f}
row {v} /ɹoʊ/ (transitive:to propel over water using oars) :: ramer
row {v} (intransitive: to propel a boat or other craft over water using oars) :: ramer, voguer
rowan {n} /ɹaʊən/ (Sorbus aucuparia) :: sorbier des oiseleurs {f}
rowan {n} (tree or shrub of the genus Sorbus) :: sorbier {f}, alisier {f}
rowboat {n} (small boat that is rowed) :: bateau à rames {m}, barque {f}
rowdy {adj} (rough and disorderly) :: chahuteur {m}, chahuteuse {f}
rowel {n} /ˈɹoʊəl/ (small spiked wheel on the end of a spur) :: molette {f}
rowhome {n} (house) SEE: rowhouse ::
row house {n} (rowhouse) SEE: rowhouse ::
rowhouse {n} (house) :: maison mitoyenne {f}, maisons en bande {f-p}
rowing {n} (action of the verb "to row") :: aviron {m}, canotage {m}
rowing {n} (the sport) :: aviron {m}
rowing boat {n} (rowboat) SEE: rowboat ::
rowlock {n} /ˈɹʌlək/ (support for an oar) :: dame de nage {f}, tolet {m}
Roxana {prop} (the wife of Alexander the Great) :: Roxane
Roxana {prop} (female given name) :: Roxane
Roxanne {prop} (female given name) SEE: Roxana ::
Roya {prop} (river and associated valley) :: Roya {f}
royal {adj} /ˈɹɔɪəl/ (of or relating to a monarch or their family) :: royal, royale {f}
royal {n} (nautical: a sail) :: cacatois
royal {adj} (majestic) SEE: majestic ::
royal {n} (old English gold coin) SEE: rial ::
Royal Canadian Mounted Police {prop} (the federal and national police force of Canada) :: Gendarmerie Royale du Canada
royal family {n} (family of the ruling sovereign of a country or state) :: famille royale {f}
royal flush {n} (ace-high straight flush) :: quinte flush royale {f}
royalist {n} (supporter of monarchy) :: royaliste {m} {f}
royal jelly {n} (substance secreted by bees) :: gelée royale {f}
royally {adv} (in a royal manner) :: royalement
Royal Navy {prop} (British navy) :: Royal Navy, marine britannique
royal penguin {n} (Eudyptes schlegeli) :: gorfou de Schlegel {m}
royal poinciana {n} (flamboyant) SEE: flamboyant ::
royalty {n} /ˈɹɔɪəlti/ (rank, status, etc. of a monarch) :: règne {m}
royalty {n} (payment for exploiting mineral rights) :: royalty {f}, redevance {f}
royal we {n} (plural "we" used by a sovereign) :: nous de majesté
Roy G. Biv {prop} /ɹɔɪ d͡ʒiː bɪv/ (mnemonic) :: VIBUJOR
rozzer {n} /ˈɹɒzə(ɹ)/ ((slang) police officer) :: flic {m}, poulet {m}, keuf [verlan]
RPG {n} (role-playing game) :: JdR {m}
-rrhea {suffix} (flowing) :: -rrhée {f}
rRNA {n} (ribosomal RNA) :: ARNr
rösti {n} /ˈɹɔsti/ (traditional dish in Germanophone Switzerland made from fried potatoes) :: rösti {m-p}, rœsti {m-p}
RSVP {v} (initialism meaning reply please) :: R.S.V.P.
RTFM {initialism} (Abbreviation of Read the fucking manual) :: LLFM (lis le foutu manuel)
rub {n} /ɹʌb/ (act of rubbing) :: friction {f}
rub {n} (difficulty or problem) :: hic {m}
rub {v} (to move one object while maintaining contact with another object over some area) :: frotter
rub {v} (to rub something against (a second thing)) :: frotter
rub {v} (to scour; to burnish; to polish; to brighten; to cleanse) :: frotter, polir
rubber {n} /ˈɹʌbɚ/ (pliable material derived from the sap of the rubber tree) :: caoutchouc {m}, gomme {f}
rubber {n} (synthetic materials with the same properties) :: gomme {f}, caoutchouc {m}
rubber {n} (condom) :: capote {f}, [Quebec] condom {m}, préservatif {m}
rubber {adj} (not covered by funds) :: chèque en bois {m}
rubber {n} (eraser) SEE: eraser ::
rubber ball blast grenade {n} :: RBBG
rubber band {n} (elastic band) SEE: elastic band ::
rubber bullet {n} :: balle de plastique
rubber duck {n} (toy shaped like a duck) :: canard en caoutchouc {m}
rubberneck {n} (tourist) SEE: tourist ::
rubbernecker {n} (spectator of accidents) :: badaud {m}, badaude {f}
rubber stamp {n} (piece of rubber to make an imprint) :: tampon {m}
rubber tree {n} (Hevea brasiliensis) :: hévéa {m}
rubbery {adj} (relating to or resembling rubber) :: caoutchouteux
rubbish {n} (garbage) SEE: garbage ::
rubbish {n} /ˈɹʌbɪʃ/ (nonsense) :: absurdités {f-p}, inepties {f-p}
rubbish {n} (fragments of buildings; ruins; debris) :: décombres {m-p}
rubbish {adj} (exceedingly bad; awful; terrible; crappy) :: pourri
rubbish {interj} (expresses that what was recently said is untruth or nonsense) :: n'importe quoi
rubbish bag {n} (plastic bag for the disposal of household waste) SEE: garbage bag ::
rubbish bin {n} (garbage can) SEE: garbage can ::
rubble {n} /ˈɹʌb.əl/ (the broken remains of an object, usually rock or masonry) :: décombres {m-p}, débris {m}
rube {n} /ɹuːb/ (person of rural heritage; a yokel) :: plouc {m}
Rube Goldberg machine {n} (comically overcomplicated machine) :: usine à gaz
rubella {n} /ɹuːˈbɛlə/ (disease caused by the Rubella virus infecting the respiratory tract) :: rubéole {f}
Rubenid {adj} (of or pertaining to the Rubenids) :: roupénide, roubénide
rubeola {n} (measles) SEE: measles ::
rubidium {n} /ˌɹuːˈbɪd.i.əm/ (element with atomic number 37) :: rubidium {m}
Rubik's cube {n} (cubical mechanical puzzle) :: Rubik’s Cube {m}, Cube de Rubik {m}
rub it in {v} (add insult to injury) :: retourner le fer dans la plaie, en rajouter
ruble {n} /ɹuːbəl/ (Russian monetary unit) :: rouble {m}
rub out {v} (delete or erase by rubbing) :: effacer
rubrician {n} (someone skilled in, tenaciously holding to rubrics) :: rubriciste {m} {f}
rubricist {n} (rubrician) SEE: rubrician ::
rub salt in the wound {v} (to make an injury feel worse) :: remuer le couteau dans la plaie
ruby {n} /ˈɹuːbi]/ (type of gem) :: rubis {m}
ruby {n} (5½-point type) SEE: agate ::
Rubyist {n} :: Rubyiste
ruckus {n} /ˈɹʌkəs/ (A noisy disturbance and/or commotion) :: chahut {m}
ruckus {n} (A row, fight) :: grabuge {m}, commotion {f}
ruction {n} /ˈɹʌk.ʃən/ (noisy quarrel or fight) :: rixe
rudd {n} /ɹʌd/ (fish Scardinius erythrophthalmus) :: rotengle {m}
rudder {n} /ˈɹʌdɚ/ (underwater vane used to steer a vessel) :: gouvernail {m}, safran {m}
ruddy {adj} /ˈɹʌdi/ (reddish) :: rougeâtre
rude {adj} /ɹuːd/ (bad-mannered) :: impoli, malpoli
rudeness {n} (Property of being rude) :: impolitesse {f}
rudiment {n} /ˈɹuːdɪmənt/ (fundamental principle or skill) :: rudiment {m}
rudiment {n} (sthg. in undeveloped form) :: rudiment {m}
rudiment {n} (biology: body part that has no function left) :: rudiment {m}
rudimentary {adj} /ˌɹuːdɪˈmɛntəɹi/ (of or relating to rudiments) :: rudimentaire
rudimentary {adj} (basic; minimal) :: rudimentaire
Rudolph {prop} /ˈɹuːdɒ(l)f/ (male given name) :: Rodolphe
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer {prop} (the red-nosed reindeer) :: Rudolphe le renne au nez rouge {m}
rue {n} /ɹuː/ (any of various perennial shrubs) :: rue odorante {f}, herbe de grâce {f}, Herbe à la belle Fille {f}
ruff {n} /ɹʌf/ (circular frill or ruffle on a garment) :: fraise
ruff {n} (the bird Philomachus pugnax (syn. Calidris pugnax)) :: combattant varié {m}
ruff {v} (play a trump card) SEE: trump ::
ruff {n} (fish of the genus Gymnocephalus) SEE: ruffe ::
ruffe {n} (fish of the genus Gymnocephalus) :: grémille {f}
ruffed grouse {n} (game bird) :: gélinotte huppée {f}
ruffian {n} /ˈɹʌfi.ən/ (scoundrel, rascal) :: rufian, voyou, brute
ruffle {n} /ˈɹʌfəl/ (strip of fabric) :: falbala {m}
ruffle {v} (to curl or flute) :: ébouriffer
rufous-bellied kookaburra {n} (Dacelo gaudichaud) :: martin-chasseur de Gaudichaud {m}
rufous-capped antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus ruficapillus) :: batara à tête rousse
rufous-tailed hawk {n} (Buteo ventralis) :: buse de Patagonie {f}
rufous-vented ground-cuckoo {n} (Neomorphus geoffroyi) :: géocoucou de Geoffroy {m}
rufous-winged antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus torquatus) :: batara à ailes rousses
rug {n} (wig) SEE: wig ::
rug {n} /ɹʌɡ/ (partial floor covering) :: tapis
rug {n} (thick piece of fabric used for warmth) :: couverture
rugby {n} /ˈɹʌɡbi/ (a sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball) :: rugby {m}
rugby league {n} (version of rugby football) :: rugby à XIII {m}
rugby player {n} (one who plays rugby) :: jouer {m}, joueuse {f} de rugby; rugbyman {m}, rugbywoman {f}
rugby sevens {n} (a sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball) :: rugby à sept {m}
rugby union {n} (form of rugby) :: rugby à XV {m}
rugged {adj} /ˈɹʌɡɪd/ (broken into sharp points) :: rugueux {m}
rugged {adj} (not neat or regular) :: irrégulier {m}
rugged {adj} (harsh, austere) :: sévère {m} {f}
rugged {adj} (stormy, turbulent) :: turbulent, tempétueux {m}
rugged {adj} (sour, surly) :: hargneux {m}
rugged {adj} (violent, rude) :: rude {m} {f}, violent {m}
rugged {adj} (vigorous, robust) :: robuste, solide
ruin {n} /ˈɹuː.ɪn/ (remains of destroyed construction) :: ruine {f}
ruin {n} (the state of being a ruin, destroyed or decayed) :: ruine {f}
ruin {n} (something which leads to serious troubles) :: ruine {f}
ruin {v} (to cause the economical ruin of) :: ruiner
ruin {v} (to destroy) :: abîmer, foutre en l'air [colloquial], ruiner [colloquial], massacrer
ruin {v} (to spoil) :: gâcher, foutre en l'air [colloquial], plomber, ruiner
ruin {v} (to ruin) SEE: wreck ::
ruination {n} (state of being ruined) :: ruination
ruination {n} (act of ruining) :: ruination
ruinous {adj} (destructive) :: ruineux
ruinously {adv} (in a way that will cause ruin) :: ruineusement
Ruism {n} (Confucianism) SEE: Confucianism ::
rule {n} /ɹuːl/ (regulation) :: règle {f}
rule {v} (to regulate, be in charge of, make decisions for, reign over) :: gouverner, régler
rule {n} (straight-edge) SEE: ruler ::
rule of law {n} (The doctrine that no individual is above the law) :: état de droit {m}
rule of thumb {n} (general guideline rather than a strict rule) :: règle générale {f}, au doigt mouillé, au pif
rule out {v} (to cross out) :: barrer, biffer
rule out {v} (to reject from list of possibilities) :: écarter, éliminer, exclure
rule out {v} (to make something impossible) :: exclure, interdire
rule out {v} (to disallow) :: exclure
ruler {n} /ˈɹulɚ/ (measuring or drawing device) :: règle {f}, latte {f}
ruler {n} (person who rules or governs) :: dirigeant {m}, chef {m}
rulership {n} /ˈɹuːlə(ɹ)ʃɪp/ (where one rules over others) :: pouvoir, dominance
rules are made to be broken {proverb} (it is acceptable to break rules) :: les règles sont faites pour être transgressées
ruling {adj} (that rules) :: au pouvoir, régnant
ruling {n} (an order or a decision on a point of law from someone in authority) :: décision, arrêt
ruling pen {n} (a drawing instrument) :: tire-ligne {m}
rum {n} /ɹʌm/ (distilled spirit) :: rhum {m}
rumba {n} (dance) :: rumba {f}
rumble {n} /ˈɹʌmb(ə)l/ (low, heavy, continuous sound) :: borborygme {m} (stomach), gargouillement {m} (stomach), grondement {m} (thunder)
rumble {v} (to make a low pitched noise) :: gronder
rumbling {adj} :: grondant
rumbling {n} (muted sound of complaint or discontent) :: grondement
rumbling {n} (deep low noise) :: grondement
Rumelange {prop} (city) :: Rumelange
rumen {n} /ˈɹu.mən/ (first stomach of ruminants) :: panse {f}, rumen {m}
ruminant {n} /ˈɹuːmɪnənt/ (artiodactyl ungulate mammal which chews cud) :: ruminant {m}, ruminante {f}
ruminate {v} /ˈɹuməneɪt/ (to chew cud) :: ruminer
ruminate {v} (to meditate) :: ruminer
rumination {n} (act of ruminating) :: rumination {f}
rummage {v} /ˈɹʌm.ɪdʒ/ (to search something which contains many items) :: fouiller
rummage {v} (to search something thoroughly and with disregard) :: fouiller
rummage {v} (to hastily search for) :: fouiller
rummage sale {n} (informal sale) :: kermesse {f}
rummy {n} /ˈɹʌmɪ/ (card game) :: rami {m}
rumor {n} /ˈɹumɚ/ (statement or claim from no known reliable source) :: rumeur {f}, bruit {m}
rumor has it {phrase} (rumour has it) SEE: rumour has it ::
rumour has it {phrase} (there is a rumor that...) :: il parait (que...), le bruit court (que...), on dit (que...)
rump {n} /ˈɹʌmp/ (the hindquarters of an animal) :: croupe {f}
rump {n} (the buttocks) :: croupe {f}
Rumpelstiltskin {prop} (the fairy tale) :: Grigrigredinmenufretin {m}
Rumpelstiltskin {prop} (the fictional dwarf) :: Grigrigredinmenufretin {m}, Barbichu {m}, Broumpristoche {m}, Outroupistache {m}, Perlimpinpin {m}, Tracassin
rumple {v} (to make wrinkled) :: froisser
rump state {n} (state that is the remnant of a previous, larger one) :: état croupion {m}
rumpus {n} (noise and confusion) :: conflit {m}, confusion {f}, divergence {f}
run {v} /ɹʌn/ (to move quickly on two feet) :: courir
run {v} (to flow) :: s'écouler, couler
run {v} (of a machine, to be operating normally) :: marcher
run {n} (the act of running) :: courir
run {n} (the route taken while running) :: parcours {m}
run {n} (flow of liquid) :: flot {m}, flux {m}
run {n} (creek) :: cours d'eau {m}
run {n} (faster than a walk) :: course {f}
run {n} (gallop) :: galoper
run {n} (interval of distance or time) :: période {f}
run {v} (to smuggle illegal goods) SEE: smuggle ::
run after {v} (follow quickly) :: courir après
run after {v} (try to win someone's affections) :: courir après
run aground {v} (to be immobilized by shallow water) :: échouer
run along {v} (to leave) :: partir
run amok {v} (run amok) :: perdre le contrôle, [informal] péter un câble
run around like a chicken with its head cut off {v} (To act in a haphazard or aimless way) :: courir comme un poulet sans tête
run away {v} (to flee by running) :: s'enfuir
run away with {v} (to overwhelm) SEE: overwhelm ::
run down {v} (to hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them) :: heurter
rundown {n} (a rough outline) :: topo {m}
rune {n} /ɹuːn/ (letter or character) :: rune {f}
runestone {n} (stone with a runic inscription) :: pierre runique {f}
rung {n} /ɹʌŋ/ (ladder step) :: barreau {m}
runic {adj} /ˈɹuːnɪk/ (of, pertaining to, or written using runes) :: runique
runiform {adj} /ˈɹuːnɪfɔːm/ (resembling or in the form of runes) :: runiforme
Réunion {prop} (Overseas department of France) :: Réunion
runner {n} /ˈɹʌnɚ/ (somebody who runs, who moves at a fast pace) :: coureur {m}, coureuse {f}
runner {n} (mechanical part intended for wheels to run on or to slide against another surface) :: coulisse {f}, glissière {f}
runner bean {n} :: haricot d'Espagne {m}
runner-up {n} /ˌɹʌn.ɚˈʌp/ (the person who finishes second) :: vice-champion {m}
running {n} /ˈɹʌnɪŋ/ (the action of the verb to run) :: course {f}, course à pied {f}
running board {n} (step under the car door) :: marchepied {m}
running dog {n} (lackey) SEE: lackey ::
runny nose {n} (condition of discharge of mucus from the nose) :: avoir le nez qui coule [verb]
runoff {n} (second or further round of an indecisive election) :: ballottage {m}
run-of-the-mill {adj} (ordinary) :: ordinaire
runology {n} (study of runes) :: runologie {f}
run out {v} (to use up) :: épuiser, être à court
run out {v} (to expire, to come to an end) :: venir à expiration, toucher à sa fin, expirer, venir à manquer
run out the clock {v} (preserve a lead in a game by retaining possession) :: jouer la montre
run over {v} (to drive over, causing injury or death) :: renverser
runs {n} /ɹʌnz/ (diarrhea) :: courante {f}
run scared {v} (to be in a state of fearful alarm) :: courir en fuite
runt {n} /ɹunt/ (the smallest or the weakest animal of a litter or a pack) :: avorton {m},
runt {n} (undersized or stunted plant, animal or person) :: avorton {m}
run through {v} (go through hastily) :: parcourir
run through {v} (impale a person) :: embrocher
run through {v} (flow through an area) :: arroser (lit., to water)
runway {n} /ˈɹʌnweɪ/ (walkway extending from a stage) :: podium {m}, passerelle {f}
runway {n} ((aviation) section of land for airplanes to land on or take off from) :: piste {f}, piste d'atterrissage [landing strip]
run with the hare and hunt with the hounds {v} (support both sides of an argument) :: manger à tous les râteliers
rupee {n} /ˌɹuːˈpiː/ (monetary currency) :: roupie {f}
Rupelian {prop} (subdivision of the Oligocene epoch) :: Rupélien
rupture {n} /ˈɹʌptʃə/ (burst or split) :: rupture {f}
rural {adj} /ˈɹʊɹəl/ (pertaining to non-urban areas) :: rural
rurban {adj} (of a location which has both urban and rural characteristics) :: rurbain
Ruritanian {adj} /ˌɹʊɹ.ɪˈteɪ.ni.ən/ (of or having the characteristics of adventure, romance, and intrigue) :: chimérique
Ruritanian {adj} (used to describe a fictitious and generic foreign government or person) :: Poldavie, Syldavie, Bordurie
Ruritanian {n} (person from the fictional land of Ruritania) :: huron, persan
Rus {prop} /ɹuːs/ (people) :: Rus' {f}, Rus {f}
Rus {prop} (medieval East Slavic state) :: Rus' {f}, Rous' {f}, Ruthénie {f}
rusa deer {n} (Cervus timorensis) :: Cerf rusa
rusalka {n} (female water spirit that leads handsome men to their deaths) :: roussalka {f}
ruse {n} /ɹuːz/ (action intended to deceive, see also: trick) :: ruse {f}, finasserie {f}
ruse {n} (guile, trickery) :: ruse {f}
rush {n} (onslaught) SEE: onslaught ::
rush {n} /ɹʌʃ/ (plant) :: jonc {m}
rush {n} (haste) :: hâte {f}
rush {v} (hurry) :: se dépêcher, se hâter
rushes {n} (cinematography) :: rushes {m-p}, épreuve de tournage {f}
rush hour {n} (times of day when traffic jams are commonplace, principally due to commuting) :: heure de pointe {f}
Rusian {adj} (related to the Rus (people)) :: ruthénien
rusk {n} /ɹʌsk/ (light, soft bread, often toasted or crisped in an oven) :: biscotte, biscotin
russet {adj} /ˈɹʌsɪt/ (color) :: roux {m}, rousse {f}
Russia {prop} /ˈɹʌʃə/ (country in Asia and Europe) :: Russie {f}
Russian {n} /ˈɹʌʃ(ə)n/ (a person from Russia) :: Russe {m} {f}
Russian {n} (ethnic Russian) :: Russe {m} {f}
Russian {n} (the Russian language) :: russe {m}, langue russe {f}, langue de Tolstoï {f}
Russian {adj} (of or pertaining to Russia) :: russe {m} {f}
Russian {adj} (of or pertaining to Rus) :: ruthénien
Russian bar {n} (gymnastics-style beam held by two porters) :: barre russe {f}
Russian doll {n} (wooden doll) :: poupée russe {f}, matriochka {f}, poupée gigogne {f}
Russian Empire {prop} (state) :: Empire russe {m}, Empire de Russie {m}
Russian Far East {prop} (Russian region) :: Extrême-Orient russe {m}
Russian Federation {prop} (Russia) :: Fédération de Russie {f}
Russianism {n} (a word or other feature originating in the Russian language) :: russisme {m}
Russianist {n} (a person who studies Russian language, culture or history) :: russiste {m} {f}
Russianness {n} (quality of being Russian) :: russité {f}
Russian Orthodox Church {prop} (Russian Orthodox Church) :: Église orthodoxe de Russie {f}, Église orthodoxe russe {f}
Russian oven {n} (a type of oven) :: petchka {f}
Russian roulette {prop} (deadly game with revolver and random spinning) :: roulette russe {f}
Russian salad {n} (Olivier salad) SEE: Olivier salad ::
Russicist {n} (a scholar who specializes in the study of the Russian language) SEE: Russianist ::
russification {n} (Russification) SEE: Russification ::
Russification {n} (process of making anything Russian) :: russification {f}
Russki {n} /ˈɹʌ (alternative term for Russian (derogatory)) :: ruskov, russkoff, russkof, ruskoff, ruskof, Popov
Russo- {prefix} (relating to Russia or Russian) :: russo-
Russo-Japanese {adj} (Of or pertaining to both Russia and Japan) :: russo-japonais {m}
Russophilia {n} (a strong interest in the country, culture, or people of Russia) :: russophilie {f}
Russophobia {n} (the fear of Russia or Russian) :: russophobie {f}
Russophone {adj} (Russian-speaking) :: russophone
Russophone {n} (someone who speaks Russian) :: russophone {m} {f}
rust {n} /ɹʌst/ (result of oxidation) :: rouille {f}
rust {n} (plant disease) :: rouille {f}
rust {v} (to oxidise) :: rouiller, oxyder
rusticate {v} (suspend or expel from a college or university) :: limoger [military]
rustle {n} (soft crackling sound) :: bruissement {m}, froufrou {m}
rustle {v} (to move (something) with a soft crackling sound) :: froufrouter
rustle up {v} (quickly prepare) :: préparer vite fait
rusty {adj} /ˈɹʌsti/ (affected by rust) :: rouillé
rusty {adj} (lacking recent experience, out of practice) :: rouillé {m}
rusty {adj} :: rouillé {m}, rouillée {f}
rusty-spotted cat {n} (Prionailurus rubiginosus) :: chat rubigineux {m}
rut {n} /ɹʌt/ (sexual desire or oestrus) :: rut {m}
rut {v} (To be in the annual rut) :: être en rut
rut {n} (furrow, groove, or track worn in the ground) :: ornière {f}
rut {n} (fixed routine, procedure, line of conduct, thought or feeling) :: ornière {f}, voie de garage {f}
rut {v} (make a furrow) :: sillonner
rutabaga {n} /ˈɹutəˌbeɪɡə/ (edible root) :: rutabaga {m}
ruth {n} /ɹuːθ/ (pity) :: pitié {f}
ruth {n} (sorrow) :: peine {f}
Ruth {prop} /ɹuːθ/ (book of the Bible) :: livre de Ruth {m}
Ruth {prop} (female given name) :: Ruth {f}
Ruthenia {prop} (alternative name of Rus, see also: Rus) :: Ruthénie {f}
ruthenium {n} /ɹuːˈθiːniəm/ (chemical element) :: ruthénium {m}
rutherfordium {n} /ˌɹʌðəɹˈfɔːɹdiəm/ (chemical element) :: rutherfordium {m}
ruthless {adj} /ˈɹuːθləs/ (without pity or compassion) :: impitoyable {m} {f}
ruthlessly {adv} /ˈɹuːθ.lə (in a ruthless manner) :: impitoyablement, sans foi ni loi, cruellement, sadiquement, inhumainement, tenacement
rutile {n} (the most frequent of the three polymorphs of titanium dioxide) :: rutile
Ruy Lopez {n} (a common chess opening) :: partie espagnole {f}
Rwanda {prop} (country) :: Ruanda {m}, Rwanda {m}
Rwandan {n} (a person from Rwanda or of Rwandan descent) :: Rwandais {m}, Rouandais {m}
Rwandan {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Rwanda, the Rwandan people or language) :: rwandais {m}, rouandais {m}
Ryazan {prop} (city in Russia) :: Riazan {m}
rye {n} /ɹaɪ/ (the grass Secale cereale or its grains as food) :: seigle {m}
rye {n} (rye bread) SEE: rye bread ::
rye {n} (ryegrass) SEE: ryegrass ::
rye bread {n} (type of bread) :: pain de seigle {m}
ryegrass {n} :: ivraie {f}
ryokan {n} (a traditional Japanese hotel) :: ryokan {m}
Rzeczpospolita {prop} (Poland) SEE: Poland ::
Rzeczpospolita {prop} /ʒɛt͡ʃˌpɒspəˈlaɪtə/ (Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth) :: Rzeczpospolita {f}