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-s {suffix} /s/ (regular plurals of nouns) :: -s
Saami {prop} (Saami language) :: same
Saar {prop} (river in France and Germany) :: Sarre {f}
Saaremaa {prop} (island and county) :: Sarema
Saarland {prop} (state) :: Sarre
Sabbatarian {n} (sixth-day Sabbatarian, Friday-keeper) :: sabbataire {m} {f}, sabbatiste {m} {f}
Sabbatarian {n} (seventh-day Sabbatarian, Sabbath-keeper, Saturday-keeper) :: sabbataire {m} {f}, sabbatiste {m} {f}
Sabbatarianism {n} /sabəˈtɛːɹɪənɪzm̩/ (Sabbath observance, Sabbathkeeping) :: sabbatisme {m}
Sabbath {n} /ˈsæbəθ/ (Jewish Saturday) :: sabbat {m}, shabbat {m}, chabbat {m}
Sabbath {n} (Christian Sunday) :: dimanche {m}
Sabbath {n} (Muslim Friday) :: vendredi {m}
Sabbath {n} (witches' Sabbath) :: sabbat {m}, esba
Sabbath-day {n} (Sabbath day, Sabbath-day, day of the Sabbath) :: jour du sabbat {m}, jour du Sabbat {m}, jour du shabbat {m}, jour du Shabbat {m}, jour du chabbat {m}, jour du Chabbat {m}, jour du schabbat {m}, jour du Schabbat {m}
sabbatical {adj} (relating to the Sabbath) :: sabbatique
sabbatical {n} (extended period of leave) :: année sabbatique {f}
sabbatize {v} (to sanctify, keep or observe the Sabbath) :: sabbatiser, sanctifier le sabbat, observer le sabbat, célébrer le sabbat
sabella {n} (seaworm of genus Sabella) :: sabelle {f}
saber {v} (sabre) SEE: sabre ::
saber-toothed tiger {n} (sabre-toothed tiger) SEE: sabre-toothed tiger ::
Sabian {n} :: sabéen
sable {n} /ˈseɪbəl/ (animal) :: zibeline {f}, martre {f}
sable {n} (heraldic colour) :: sable
sable {adj} (of black colour on a coat of arms) :: sable
sabot {n} /ˈsæboʊ/ (a wooden shoe worn in various European countries) :: sabot {m}
sabotage {n} /ˈsæbətɑʒ/ (deliberate action of subversion, obstruction, disruption, destruction) :: sabotage {m}
sabotage {v} (deliberate destruction to prevent success) :: saboter
saboteur {n} /ˌsæbəˈtɜː(ɹ)/ (a person who intentionally causes the destruction of property) :: saboteur {m}
sabotiere {n} :: sorbetière {f}
sabrage {n} /səˈbɹɑːʒ/ :: sabrage
sabre {n} /ˈseɪ.bɚ/ (light sword, sharp along the front edge, part of the back edge, and at the point) :: sabre {m}
sabre-toothed tiger {n} (prehistoric cat) :: tigre à dents de sabre {m}
saccade {n} /səˈkɑːd/ (sudden jerk) :: saccade {f}
saccade {n} (rapid jerky movement of the eye) :: saccade {f}
saccade {n} (act of checking a horse with a single pull of the reins) :: saccade {f}
saccharide {n} /ˈsæk.ə.ɹaɪd/ (the unit structure of carbohydrates, of general formula CnH2nOn) :: [formally] saccharide {m}
saccharification {n} (hydrolysis of soluble polysaccharides) :: saccharification {f}, saccarification {f}
saccharify {v} (convert soluble polysaccharides) :: saccharifier
saccharin {n} /ˈsækəɹɪn/ (white crystalline powder) :: saccharine {f}
sac fungus {n} (fungus of the phylum Ascomycota) SEE: ascomycete ::
Sacher torte {n} /ˈsɑkɚˌtɔɹt/ (type of chocolate torte) :: Sachertorte {f}, tarte Sacher {f}
sachet {n} (cheesecloth bag of herbs and/or spices) :: sachet {m}
sachet {n} (small, sealed packet) :: sachet {m}
sack {n} /sæk/ (bag for commodities or items) :: sac {m}
sack {n} (the plunder and pillaging of a city) :: sac {m}
sack {n} (booty obtained by pillage) :: butin {m}
sack {n} (informal: dismissal from employment) :: paquet {m}
sack {n} (colloquial: bed) :: lit {m}, pieu {m}
sack {v} (to plunder) :: saccager
sack {v} (informal: to remove from a job or position) :: virer
sack {v} (colloquial: to go to sleep) :: coucher
sack barrow {n} (two-wheeled vehicle used for moving sacks) SEE: hand truck ::
sackbut {n} (brass instrument) :: sacqueboute {f}, sacquebute {f}, saquebute {f}
sackcloth {n} (cloth) :: toile à sac {f}
sack race {n} (type of children's game) :: course en sac {f}
sack truck {n} (hand truck) SEE: hand truck ::
sacral {adj} /ˈseɪkɹəl/ ((anatomy) of the sacrum) :: sacral
sacral {adj} (sacred) :: sacral
sacrament {n} (sacred act or ceremony) :: sacrement {m}
sacramental {n} (an object or action which spiritually aids its faithful users) :: sacramental
Sacramento {prop} (Sacramento, the capital city of California) :: Sacramento
sacré bleu {interj} (interjection) :: sacrebleu, sacre bleu
sacred {adj} /ˈseɪkɹɪd/ (made holy) :: sacré, saint
sacred baboon {n} (Papio hamadryas) SEE: hamadryas ::
sacred cow {n} (something which cannot be tampered with) :: monstre sacré
sacrificatory {adj} (of or relating to sacrifice) :: sacrificatoire {m} {f}
sacrifice {v} /ˈsækɹɪfaɪs/ (to offer as a gift to a deity) :: sacrifier
sacrifice {v} (to give away something valuable in order to gain something else of value) :: sacrifier
sacrifice {n} (something sacrificed) :: sacrifice {m}
sacrificer {n} (someone who sacrifices) :: sacrificateur {m}, sacrificatrice {f}
sacrificial {adj} /ˈsæk.ɹɪ.fɪʃ.əl/ (relating to sacrifice) :: sacrificiel
sacrilege {n} (desecration, profanation, misuse or violation of something sacred) :: sacrilège {m}
sacrilegious {adj} /sæk.ɹəˈlɪdʒ.əs/ (committing sacrilege) :: sacrilège
sacrilegiously {adv} (in a sacrilegious manner) :: sacrilégement
sacristan {n} (person who maintains the sacristy) :: sacristain {m}, sacristaine {f}
sacristy {n} (room in a church) :: sacristie
sacrosanct {adj} /ˈsæk.ɹoʊˌsæŋkt/ (beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable) :: sacro-saint {m}, sacrosaint {m}
sacrosanct {adj} (sacred, very holy) :: sacro-saint, sacrosaint
sacrosanct {adj} :: sacrosaint {m}, sacro-saint {m}
sacrum {n} (bone at the base of the spine) :: sacrum {m}
sad {adj} /sæd/ (feeling sorrow) :: triste
sad {adj} (causing sorrow, lamentable) :: triste
sad {adj} (dialect: soggy) SEE: soggy ::
Saïda {prop} (port city in Lebanon) SEE: Sidon ::
sadden {v} /ˈsædən/ (make sad or unhappy) :: attrister
saddle {n} /ˈsædl̩/ (seat on an animal) :: selle {f}
saddle {n} (harness saddle on an animal) :: sellette {f}
saddle {n} (seat on a bicycle etc) :: selle {f}
saddle {v} (to put a saddle on) :: seller
saddlecloth {n} :: chabraque {f}
saddlemaker {n} (saddler) SEE: saddler ::
saddle point {n} (geometry) :: point col {m}
saddler {n} (someone who makes and repairs saddles) :: sellier {m}, bourrelier
sadism {n} /seɪdɪzəm/ (psychology: the enjoyment of inflicting pain or humiliation) :: sadisme {m}
sadism {n} (sexual gratification from inflicting pain or humiliation, or watching it inflicted) :: sadisme {m}
sadism {n} (deliberate cruelty) :: sadisme {m}
sadist {n} /ˈseɪdɪst/ (one who derives pleasure through cruelty or pain to others) :: sadique {m} {f}, sadiste {m} {f}
sadistic {adj} /səˈdɪstɪk/ (of a person) :: sadique
sadistic {adj} (of behaviour) :: sadique
sadly {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately ::
sadly {adv} /ˈsadli/ (in a sad manner) :: malheureusement {f-p}
sadness {n} (state/emotion) :: tristesse {f}
sadomasochism {n} /seɪdəʊˈmæsəkɪzəm/ (practices of sadism and masochism collectively) :: sadomasochisme {m}
sad to say {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately ::
safari {n} /səˈfɑːɹ.i/ (a trip into any undeveloped area) :: safari {m}
safe {adj} /seɪf/ (not in danger) :: en sécurité, [no longer in danger] sauf
safe {adj} (free from risk) :: sans danger, sûr
safe {adj} (providing protection from danger) :: sûr
safe {adj} (baseball: in the base) :: sauf {m}
safe {adj} (properly secured) :: en sécurité, à l'abri, en lieu sûr
safe {n} (box in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping) :: coffre-fort {m}, coffre {m}
safe and sound {adj} (having come to no harm) :: sain et sauf {m}, saine et sauve {f}
safe-conduct {n} (document) :: sauf-conduit {m}
safeguard {v} (to protect, to keep safe) :: protéger
safely {adv} /ˈseɪfli/ (in a safe manner) :: prudemment
safe mode {n} ((computing) troubleshooting mode) :: mode de sécurité {m}
safe sex {n} (sexual activity that minize risks) :: sécuri-sexe {m}
safety {n} /ˈseɪfti/ (condition or feeling of being safe) :: sécurité {f}, sûreté {f}
safety catch {n} (safety catch) :: cran d'arrêt {m}
safety glass {n} (type of glass) :: verre de sécurité {m}
safety pin {n} (pin in the form of a clasp) :: épingle de sûreté {f}
safety shoe {n} (shoe with reinforced toecap, see also: steel-toe boot) :: chaussure de sécurité
safety valve {n} (a relief valve set to open at a pressure below that at which a container would burst) :: soupape de sécurité
safflower {n} (plant) :: carthame des teinturiers {m}
saffron {n} /ˈsæfrən/ (plant) :: safran {m}
saffron {n} (spice) :: safran {m}
saffron {n} (colour) :: safran {m}
sag {v} /sæɡ/ (to sink) :: ployer
sag {v} (to lose firmness) :: s'affaisser
saga {n} /ˈsɑːɡə/ (Old Norse Icelandic prose) :: saga {f}
sagapenum {n} (bitter gum) :: sagapénum {m}
sage {adj} /seɪdʒ/ (wise) :: sage
sage {n} (wise person) :: sage {m}
sage {n} (plant) :: sauge {f}
sage grouse {n} (Centrocercus urophasianus) :: tétras des armoises {m}
saggar {n} /ˈsæɡ.əɹ/ (ceramic container) :: gazette {f}
sagination {n} (act of saginating) :: engraissement {m}, sagination {f}
Sagitta {prop} (constellation) :: Flèche {f}
Sagittarius {prop} /sædʒɪˈtɛɹɪəs/ (constellation) :: Sagittaire {m}
Sagittarius {prop} (astrological sign) :: Sagittaire
Sagittarius {n} (Someone with a Sagittarius star sign) :: Sagittaire
sago {n} (a powdered starch obtained from certain palms used as a food thickener) :: sagou {m}
sagum {n} (cloak worn by Gallic, Germanic and Roman soldiers) :: sayon {m}
Sagunto {prop} (town in Spain) :: Sagonte
Sahara {prop} /səˈhɛəɹə/ (desert) :: Sahara {m}
Saharan {adj} (related to the Sahara desert) :: saharien {m}
Sahrawi {adj} /səˈɹɑːwi/ (related to Western Sahara) :: sahraoui, saharaoui
Sahrawi {n} (a person from Western Sahara) :: Sahraoui {m} {f}, Saharaoui {m} {f}
saibling {n} /ˈzaɪplɪŋ/ (Salvelinus alpinus, a char of Europe) :: omble chevalier
said {determiner} (mentioned earlier) :: ledit
said and done {adj} (agreed to and accomplished or finished) :: dit et fait
saiga {n} (antelope) :: saïga {m}
Saigonese {adj} (related to Saigon) :: saïgonnais {m}
Saigonese {n} (person from Saigon) :: Saïgonnais {m}
sail {n} /seɪl/ (a piece of fabric attached to a boat) :: voile {f}
sail {n} (power harnessed by sails) :: voile {f}
sail {n} (a trip in a boat) :: balade en mer {f}, balade en voilier {f}
sail {n} (the blade of a windmill) :: aile {f}
sail {n} (a tower-like structure found on the topside of a submarine) :: massif {m}
sail {n} (floating organ of siphonophores) :: flotteur {m}, pneumatophore {m}
sail {v} (to ride in a boat, especially sailboat) :: [intransitive] voguer, [transitive] gouverner, faire du bateau, faire de la voile, naviguer
sail {v} (to move briskly and gracefully through the air) :: voler
sail {n} (sailfish) SEE: sailfish ::
sailboat {n} /ˈseɪlˌboʊt/ (a boat propelled by a sail) :: cotre {m}, voilier {m}
sailcloth {n} (fabric) :: toile à voile {f}
sailfish {n} (fish) :: voilier {m}, espadon-voilier {m}
sailing {n} /ˈseɪlɪŋ/ (motion across water) :: navigation la voile {f}
sailing ship {n} (type of ship) :: voilier {m}
sailmaker {n} (occupation) :: voilier {m}
sailor {n} /ˈseɪlɚ/ (worker on a ship) :: matelot {m}, marin {m}
sailplane {n} (sailplane) SEE: glider ::
sainfoin {n} /ˈseɪnfɔɪn/ (perennial herbs) :: sainfoin {m}
saint {n} /seɪnt/ (person proclaimed as saint) :: saint {m}, sainte {f}
saint {n} ((figuratively) a person with positive qualities) :: saint {m}, sainte {f}
Saint {n} /seɪnt/ (title given to a saint) :: Saint {m}
Saint Andrew's cross {n} (cross that has a form of two intersecting oblique bars) :: croix de saint André {f}, sautoir {m}
Saint Barbara {prop} (saint) :: sainte Barbe {f}
Saint Bernard {n} /ˈseɪnt bəɹˈnɑɹd/ (Saint Bernard breed of Dog) :: saint-bernard {m}
Saint-Denis {prop} (administrative capital of Réunion) :: Saint-Denis {m}
Saint Gallen {prop} (A canton) :: Saint-Gall
Saint Gallen {prop} (A city) :: Saint-Gall
Saint George {prop} (Patron saint of England and several other places) :: saint Georges {m}
Saint Helena {prop} /seɪnt həˈliːnə/ (island in the Atlantic Ocean) :: Sainte-Hélène {f}
Saint Helier {prop} (capital of Jersey) :: Saint-Hélier
Saint John's bread {n} (carob) SEE: carob ::
Saint Kitts and Nevis {prop} /seɪnt ˌkɪts ænd ˈniː.vɪs/ (a country in the Caribbean) :: Saint-Christophe-et-Niévès, Saint-Christophe-et-Nevis
Saint Lawrence River {prop} (river) :: Fleuve Saint-Laurent
Saint Lucia {prop} /seɪnt ˈluː.ʃə/ (country in the Caribbean) :: Sainte-Lucie {f}
Saint Lucian {adj} (Of, or pertaining to, Saint Lucia or its culture or people) :: saint-lucien {m}, lucien {m}, saint-lucienne {f}, lucienne {m}
Saint Lucian {n} (Someone from Saint Lucia or of Saint Lucian descent) :: Saint-Lucien {m}, Saint-Lucienne {f}
Saint-Malo {prop} (city in Brittany) :: Saint-Malo {m}
Saint Mary {prop} (the mother of Jesus Christ) :: sainte Marie {f}
Saint Nicholas {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus ::
Saint Nicholas {prop} (4th-century Greek bishop, patron of children and marines) :: saint Nicolas {m}
saintpaulia {n} (African violet) SEE: African violet ::
Saint Petersburg {prop} (city in Russia) :: Saint-Pétersbourg {m}
Saint-Pierre {prop} (capital of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon) :: Saint-Pierre
Saint Pierre and Miquelon {prop} (overseas territory of France) :: Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon {prop} (department of France) :: Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon
Saint-Étienne {prop} /ˌsænt ɛtiˈɛn/ (city) :: Saint-Étienne {m}
Saint Valentine's Day {prop} (Saint Valentine's Day) :: Saint-Valentin {f}
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines {prop} /seɪnt ˈvɪnt.sənt ænd ðə ˌɡɹɛn.əˈdiːnz/ (country in the Caribbean) :: Saint-Vincent-et-Grenadines {f-p}
Saiva {n} (worshiper of Siva or practicer of Shaivism) :: shivaïte
sake {n} /sɑːkeɪ/ (Japanese rice wine) :: saké {m}
saker {n} /ˈseɪkə/ (falcon) :: faucon sacre {m}
Sakhalin {prop} /ˌsækəˈliːn/ (island in Russia) :: Sakhaline {m}
Sakmarian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period) :: Sakmarien
sakura {n} (cherry) SEE: cherry ::
sakura {n} (cherry blossom) SEE: cherry blossom ::
sakura {n} (cherry tree) SEE: cherry tree ::
salaam {interj} (a Muslim greeting) :: salam
salaam alaikum {interj} (peace be upon you [Muslim greeting]) :: as-salam alaykum
salacious {adj} /səˈleɪʃəs/ (promoting sexual desire or lust) :: salace
salacious {adj} (lascivious, bawdy, obscene, lewd) :: salace
salacious {adj} :: salace
salacity {n} (the state or quality of being salacious) :: salacité {f}
salad {n} /ˈsæləd/ (food) :: salade {f}
salad bar {n} (buffet for salad and cold food) :: saladerie {f}
salad bowl {n} (bowl for salad) :: saladier {m}
salad fork {n} (fork intended for use when eating salad) :: fourchette à salade {f}
salad spinner {n} (tool) :: essoreuse à salade {f}
Salafism {n} (a Sunni Islamic movement) :: salafisme {m}
Salamanca {prop} (city) :: Salamanque {f}
Salamanca {prop} (province) :: Salamanque {f}
salamander {n} /ˈsæləˌmændə/ (amphibian) :: salamandre {f}
salami {n} (penis) SEE: penis ::
salami {n} /səˈlɑːmɪ]/ (sausage) :: salami {m}
salami {n} (grand slam) SEE: grand slam ::
Salamis {prop} (island in the Saronic Gulf) :: Salamine {f}
salami tactics {n} (piecemeal removal) :: saucissonnage {m}, tactique du salami {f}
salami technique {n} (reach a goal using small steps) :: politique du saucissonnage {f}
sal ammoniac {n} (rare mineral) :: salmiac {m}
salary {n} /ˈsælɚi/ (fixed amount of money paid on monthly or annual basis) :: salaire {m}
sale {n} /seɪl/ (exchange of goods or services for currency or credit) :: vente {f}
sale {n} (sale of goods at reduced prices) :: soldes, liquidation
sale {n} (act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder) :: vente {f}
saleable {adj} /ˈseɪləbl̩/ (suitable for sale) :: vendable
Salekhard {prop} (city in Russia) :: Salekhard {m}
Salerno {prop} (province) :: Salerne
Salerno {prop} (city) :: Salerne
salesforce {n} (team of salespeople) :: force de vente {f}
salesman {n} (man whose job it is to sell things) :: vendeur {m}
salesperson {n} (person who sells) :: vendeur {m}, vendeuse {f}
sales tax {n} (a tax) :: taxe de vente, taxe sur la vente
saleswoman {n} (woman whose occupation is to sell things) :: vendeuse {f}
salicylic acid {n} (salicylic acid) :: acide salicylique {m}
salience {n} /ˈseɪlˌɪiɛns/ (condition of being salient) :: saillance {f}, [psychologie sociale] prégnance {f}
salience {n} (highlight; perceptual prominence, or likelihood of being noticed) :: saillance {f}
salience {n} (relative importance based on context) :: saillance {f}
salient {adj} /ˈseɪ.ljənt/ (worthy of note) :: pertinent
salient {adj} (prominent) :: saillant
salient {n} (part of a fortification) :: saillant, saillie
saline {n} (solution) SEE: saline solution ::
saline {adj} /ˈseɪliːn/ (salty) :: salin
saline solution {n} (solution) :: saline {f}, solution physiologique {f}, sérum physiologique {m}
salinize {v} /ˈsælɪnaɪz/ (become or render salty) :: saliniser
saliva {n} /səˈlaɪvə/ (liquid secreted into the mouth) :: salive {f}
salivary {adj} /ˈsælɪˌvɛɹi/ (of or pertaining to saliva) :: salivaire
salivary gland {n} (Any of exocrine glands producing saliva to break down carbohydrates in food enzymatically) :: glande salivaire {f}
salivate {v} /ˈsælɪveɪt/ (to produce saliva) :: saliver
salivate {v} (to show eager anticipation) :: saliver, baver
salivation {n} (process of producint saliva) :: salivation
sallet {n} (type of light spherical helmet) :: salade {f}
sallow {adj} /ˈsæ.ləʊ/ (yellowish) :: cireux, jaunâtre
sallow {n} (Salix caprea) :: saule {m}
sally {n} (willow) SEE: willow ::
Salmanazar {n} (bottle of champagne or Burgundy wine) :: salmanazar {m}
salmi {n} (stew) :: salmis {m}
salmon {n} /ˈsæmən/ (fish) :: saumon {m}
salmon {n} (colour) :: saumon
salmonella {n} /ˌsæl.məˈnɛl.ə/ (any of several rod-shaped bacteria, of the genus Salmonella) :: salmonelle {f}
salmonellosis {n} (disease) :: salmonellose {f}
salmon trout {n} (rainbow trout) SEE: rainbow trout ::
salo {n} (non-rendered pig fat) :: salo {m}
salon {n} /səˈlɒn/ (large room) :: salon {m}
salon {n} (beauty salon) :: salon de coiffure {m}, salon de beauté {m}, institut de beauté
salon {n} :: salle {f}
saloon {n} (sedan) SEE: sedan ::
saloon {n} /səˈlun/ (tavern) :: saloon
salpinx {n} (Fallopian tube) SEE: Fallopian tube ::
salsa {n} /ˈsɑl.sə/ (spicy tomato sauce) :: sauce salsa {f}, salsa {f}
salsa {n} (style of music) :: salsa {f}
salsa {n} (dance) :: salsa {f}
salt {n} /sɔlt/ (sodium chloride) :: sel {m}
salt {n} (compound of an acid and a base) :: sel {m}
salt {n} (sailor) :: loup de mer {m}
salt {adj} (salty) :: salé
salt {adj} (saline) :: salin
salt {v} (to add salt to) :: saler
salt {v} (to include colorful language) :: épicer
salt {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh ::
saltatorial {adj} :: sauteur {m}
saltbush {n} /ˈsɔːltˌbʊʃ/ (plant of the genus Atriplex) :: arroche {f}, bonne-dame {f}
salt cellar {n} (container holding salt for use in the kitchen or on a dining table) :: salière {f}
salt cod {n} (Cod that has been dried and salted) :: morue salée {f}
saltiness {n} (property of being, or tasting, salty) :: salure {f}
salting {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh ::
saltire {n} (Saint Andrew's cross) SEE: Saint Andrew's cross ::
salt lake {n} (body of water with a high concentration of salts) :: lac salé {m}
salt lick {n} (block of salt) :: pierre à lécher {f}
salt marsh {n} (marsh of saline water) :: marais salants {m-p}
salt of the earth {n} (a decent, dependable person) :: sel de la Terre {m}
saltpetre {n} (potassium nitrate) SEE: potassium nitrate ::
salt shaker {n} (a small container designed to hold salt and facilitate sprinkling) :: salière {f}
saltspoon {n} (small spoon for salt) :: cuillère à sel {f}
salt water {n} (brine) SEE: brine ::
salt water {n} (any water containing dissolved salt) :: eau salée {f}
salty {adj} /ˈsɒl.ti/ (tasting of salt) :: salé
salty dog {n} (seadog) SEE: seadog ::
salty dog {n} (promiscuous man) :: chaud lapin {m}
salubrious {adj} /səˈluː.bɹiː.əs/ (promoting health) :: salubre
salubrity {n} (The quality of being salubrious) :: salubrité {f}
Saluki {n} /səˈɫuki/ (Saluki breed of dog) :: lévrier persan {m}
salutary {adj} /ˈsæljətɛɹi/ (promoting good health and physical well-being) :: salutaire
salutary {adj} :: bienfaisant, salutaire
salutation {n} (title) :: titre {m}
salute {v} :: saluer, faire un salut
Salvadoran {n} (a person from El Salvador) :: Salvadorien
Salvadoran {adj} (of or pertaining to El Salvador) :: salvadorien
Salvadorian {n} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran ::
Salvadorian {adj} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran ::
salvage {n} /ˈsælvɪdʒ/ (the rescue of a ship, its crew or its cargo from a hazardous situation) :: sauvetage {m}
salvage {n} (the ship, crew or cargo so rescued) :: rescapé
salvage {n} (the compensation paid to the rescuers) :: récompense {f}
salvage {n} :: épave
salvage {v} (to rescue) :: sauver
salvage {v} (to put to use) :: recycler
salvation {n} /sælˈveɪʃən/ (the process of being saved (religion)) :: salut {m}
Salvation Army {prop} (Protestant Christian church and international charitable organization) :: Armée du salut {f}
salvationist {adj} (relating to the doctrine of salvation) :: salutiste
salvationist {n} (person who adheres to the doctrine of salvation) :: salutiste {m} {f}
Salvationist {n} (member of the Salvation Army) :: salutiste {m} {f}
Salvationist {adj} (relating to the activities or doctrines of the Salvation Army) :: salutiste
salve {n} /sælv/ (ointment, cream or balm) :: onguent {m}, pommade {f}
salvo {n} /ˈsælvoʊ/ (concentrated fire from pieces of artillery) :: salve {f}
Salzburg {prop} (state) :: Salzbourg {m}
Salzburg {prop} (capital) :: Salzbourg {m}
Salzburgian {adj} (of Salzburg) :: salzbourgeois
Salzburgian {n} (person from Salzburg) :: salzbourgeois {m}
Samantha {prop} /səˈmænθə/ (female given name) :: Samantha
samara {n} (winged indehiscent fruit of trees such as the ash, elm or maple) :: samare {f}
Samara {prop} (city in Russia) :: Samara {m}
Samaria {prop} (Both city and part of ancient Palestine) :: Samarie {f}
Samaritan {n} /səˈmæɹɪtən/ (a native or inhabitant of Samaria) :: Samaritain {m}, Samaritaine {f}
Samaritan {adj} (of or relating to Samaria or the Samaritans) :: samaritain {m}, samaritaine {f}
samarium {n} /səˈmæɹɪəm/ (chemical element) :: samarium {m}
Samarkand {prop} /ˈsæmə(ɹ)kænd/ (city in Uzbekistan) :: Samarcande {f}
samba {n} (Brazilian ballroom dance) :: samba {f}
sambadrome {n} /ˈsæmbədɹəʊm/ (exhibition place for samba schools in Brazil) :: sambodrome {m}
Sambo {prop} (martial art) :: sambo {m}
sambuca {n} /sæmˈbukə/ (Italian liqueur made from elderberries and flavoured with licorice) :: sambuca {f}
sambuca {n} /sæmˈb(j)ukə/ (ancient triangular harp having a sharp, shrill tone) :: sambuque {f}
same {adj} /seɪm/ (not different as regards self; identical) :: même {m}
same {adj} (similar, alike) :: même {m}
same {pron} (the identical thing) :: même, pareil
same {pron} (something similar, something of the identical type) :: même, pareil
same old story {n} (the repetition of an annoying occurrence) :: métro, boulot, dodo, la routine {f}
same sex {n} (the same gender to which one is referring) :: même sexe {m}
same-sex {adj} (restricted to members of a single sex) :: de même sexe
same-sex marriage {n} (gay marriage) SEE: gay marriage ::
same to you {phrase} (I wish to you what you have just wished to me) :: pareil, de même
Sami {n} (member of indigenous people of Lapland) :: sami {m}, lapon {m}
Sami {prop} (any of the languages of the Sami) :: same, sami {m}, lapon {m}
Sami {adj} (relating to the Sami people or languages) :: sami {m}, same {m}, lapon {m}
samisen {n} (shamisen) SEE: shamisen ::
samizdat {n} /ˈsæmɪzdæt/ (underground publishing) :: samizdat {m}
samizdat {n} (a samizdat publication) :: samizdat {m}
samlaw {n} (pedicab) SEE: pedicab ::
Samoa {prop} /səˈmoʊ.ə/ (Independent State of Samoa) :: Samoa
Samoan {n} (person) :: Samoan, Samoen {m} [less frequent], Samoën {m} [rare], Samoïen {m} [rare, obsolete]
Samoan {adj} (of or pertaining to Samoa) :: samoan
Samogitia {prop} (Samogitia) :: Samogitie {f}
Samogitian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the region of Samogitia, or its people) :: samogitien
Samogitian {prop} (Baltic language spoken in Samogitia) :: samogitien
samogon {n} (moonshine) SEE: moonshine ::
Samos {prop} /ˈseɪ.mɒs/ (an island belonging to the Sporades and a city) :: Samos
Samos {prop} (a prefecture in the eastern part of the Aegean) :: Samos
samosa {n} (Indian snack) :: samoussa {m}
Samosata {prop} /səˈmɒsətə/ (city in Commagene) :: Samosate
Samothracian {n} /sæmoʊˈθɹeɪʃən/ (An inhabitant or a resident of Samothrace) :: Samothracien {m}, Samothracienne {f}
samovar {n} (metal urn with a spigot, for boiling water for making tea) :: samovar {m}
sampan {n} (Chinese boat) :: sampan {m}
samphire {n} /ˈsæm.faɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (marsh samphire) :: salicorne {f}
samphire {n} (rock samphire) :: criste marine {f}
samphire {n} (golden samphire) :: inule fausse criste {f}, inule perce-pierre {f}
sample {n} /ˈsæm.pəl/ (part taken for inspection) :: échantillon {m}, extrait {m}, exemple {m}
sample {v} (to take or to test a sample or samples of) :: échantillonner, goûter [food]
sampling {n} (process or technique of obtaining a representative sample) :: échantillonnage {m}, prélèvement {m}
sampling {n} (sample) :: échantillon {m}
samsara {n} /sʌmˈsɑɹə/ (cycle of reincarnation) :: samsara {m}, samsâra {m}
Samson {prop} (Israelite judge) :: Samson
Samuel {prop} /ˈsæmjuəl/ (male given name) :: Samuel
Samuel {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Samuel
Samuel {prop} (biblical person) :: Samuel
samurai {n} /ˈsæm(j)ʊɹaɪ/ (feudal Japanese warrior) :: samouraï {m}
-san {suffix} (Japanese honorific ending) :: -san
Sana'a {prop} (capital of Yemen) :: Sanaa
sanatorium {n} (institution that treats chronic diseases, and provides supervised recuperation and convalescence) :: sanatorium {m}
séance {n} /ˈseɪˌɑns/ (a ceremony where people try to communicate with the spirits) :: séance de spiritisme {f}
sanctifier {n} (one who sanctifies (makes holy)) :: sanctificateur {m}, sanctificatrice {f}
sanctify {v} /ˈsæŋk.tɪ.faɪ/ (to make holy) :: consacrer, sanctifier
sanctimonious {adj} /ˌsæŋk.tɪˈmoʊ.ni.əs/ (making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically) :: hypocrite, faux dévot, tartuffe, bigot, confit en dévotion
sanctimoniously {adv} (in a sanctimonious manner) :: cagotement
sanctimony {n} (a hypocritical form of excessive piety) :: tartuferie {f}
sanction {n} /ˈsæŋkʃən/ (approval, by an authority, that makes something valid) :: approbation {f}, validation {f}
sanction {n} (penalty, coercive measure) :: sanction {f}
sanction {n} (stipulation specifying the above) :: décret {m}
sanction {v} (to give authorization or approval to) :: autoriser, ratifier, approuver
sanction {v} (to penalize a state, especially for violating international law) :: sanctionner
sanctity {n} (holiness) SEE: holiness ::
sanctuary {n} /ˈsæŋkˌtjuɛɹi/ (place of safety or protection) :: refuge {m}
sanctuary {n} (area set aside for protection) :: réserve {f}
sanctuary {n} (state of being protected) :: asile {m}
sanctuary {n} (consecrated area) :: sanctuaire {m}
sanctuary city {n} (sanctuary city) :: ville sanctuaire {f}
sand {n} /sænd/ (finely ground rock) :: sable {m}
sand {n} (beach) :: plage {f}
sand {n} (courage) :: cran {m}
sand {n} (colour) :: ton sable {m}, teinte sable {f},
sand {adj} (colour) :: sable
sand {v} (to abrade with sand or sandpaper) :: poncer [sandpaper], sabler [sand jet]
sand {v} (to cover with sand) :: sabler
sandal {n} /sændəl/ (type of footwear) :: sandale {f}
sandal {n} (sandalwood) SEE: sandalwood ::
sandalwood {n} /ˈsandəlwʊd/ (any of various tropical trees of the genus Santalum) :: santal {m}
sandalwood {n} (the aromatic heartwood of the trees of the genus Santalum) :: santal {m}, bois de santal {m}
sandalwood {n} :: santal {m}
sandbag {n} (a bag filled with sand) :: sac de sable {m}
sandbank {n} (ridge of sand) :: banc de sable
Sandbian {prop} (subdivision of the Ordovician period) :: Sandbien
sandblast {v} /ˈsænd.blɑːst/ (to spray with sand) :: sabler
sandbox {n} /ˈsændbɑks/ (box with sand for children) :: bac à sable {m}, carré de sable {m}
sandbox {n} (wiki sandbox) :: bac à sable {m}
sandcastle {n} (a sculpture made of sand and resembling a miniature castle) :: château de sable {m}
sand cat {n} (small wild cat) :: chat des sables {m}
sand crab {n} (crab of the Hippoidea superfamily) :: crabe-taupe {m}
sand dune {n} (mound of windblown sand) :: dune de sable {f}
sand eel {n} (fish of the family Ammodytidae) SEE: sand lance ::
sander {n} /ˈsændɚ/ (machine for sanding) :: ponceuse {f}
sanderling {n} (Calidris alba) :: bécasseau sanderling {m}
sandfly {n} (fly of Lutzomyia or Phlebotomus) :: phlébotome {m}
sandgrouse {n} /ˈsændˌɡɹaʊs/ (birds in the family Pteroclididae) :: ganga {m}
sandhi {n} (phonological process) :: sandhi {m}
sandhill crane {n} (Grus canadensis) :: grue canadienne {f}
Sandinista {n} (member of the Sandinista National Liberation Fron) :: sandiniste {m} {f}
sand lance {n} (fish of the family Ammodytidae) :: anguille de sable {f}, lançon {m}, équille {f}
sandman {n} /ˈsænd.mæn/ (figure who brings good sleep and dreams) :: marchand de sable {m}
sandpaper {n} /ˈsændˌpeɪpɚ/ (paper coated with abrasive material) :: papier de verre {m}
sandpaper {v} (to polish or grind a surface) :: poncer
sandpiper {n} /ˈsænd.paɪpɚ/ (bird of the family Scolopacidae) :: chevalier {m}
sandpit {n} /sændpɪt/ (children's play area) :: bac à sable {m}, carré de sable {m}
sandstone {n} /ˈsændˌstoʊn/ (sand/clay sedimentary rock) :: grès {m}
sandstorm {n} (strong wind carrying clouds of sand) :: tempête de sable {f}
sandwich {n} /ˈsænˌ(d)wɪt͡ʃ/ (snack consisting of two slices of bread) :: sandwich {m}
sandwich bar {n} :: sandwicherie {m}
Sandwich tern {n} (species of tern, Thalasseus sandvicensis) :: sterne caugek {f}
sane {adj} /seɪn/ (mentally healthy) :: sain
sane {adj} (Mentally sound; possessing a rational mind) :: sain d'esprit {m}
Saône {prop} /soʊn/ (French river) :: Saône {f}
San Franciscan {adj} (of or relating to San Francisco) :: san-franciscain {m}
San Francisco {prop} /ˌsæn fɹənˈsɪskoʊ/ (San Francisco, California city) :: San Francisco {m}
sangfroid {n} /sɑŋˈfɹɑ/ (composure, self-possession or imperturbability) :: sang-froid {m}
sang-froid {n} /sɑŋˈfɹɑ/ (composure, level-headedness, coolness in trying circumstances) :: sang-froid {m}
sangoma {n} (witch doctor) SEE: witch doctor ::
sangria {n} /sæŋˈɡɹiːə/ (Spanish wine drink with fruit, sugar and soda) :: sangria {f}
sanguinary {adj} /ˈsæŋɡwɪneɹi/ (consisting of or similar to blood) :: sanguin {m}
sanguine {n} /ˈsæŋ.ɡwɪn/ (bloodstone) :: sanguine {f}
sanguine {n} (red crayon) :: sanguine {f}
sanicle {n} (plant) :: sanicle {m}
sanitary napkin {n} (pad of cotton or other absorbent material) :: serviette hygiénique {f}
sanitary towel {n} (pad of cotton) SEE: sanitary napkin ::
sanitation {n} (the hygienic disposal or recycling of waste) :: assainissement {m}
sanity {n} /sænəti/ (the condition of being sane) :: santé mentale {f}
sanjak {n} /ˈsandʒak/ (an administrative region under the Ottoman Empire) :: sandjak {m}
San José {prop} (the capital of Costa Rica) :: San José {m}
San José {prop} (A city in California, USA) SEE: San Jose ::
San Jose {prop} /ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/ (a city in California, USA) :: San José
San Marino {prop} /ˌsæn məˈɹi.noʊ/ (Republic of San Marino) :: Saint-Marin {m}
San Marino {prop} (capital city) :: Saint-Marin {m}
sans {prep} (without) SEE: without ::
sans-culotte {n} /sanzkjuːˈlɒt/ (sans-culotte) :: sans-culotte {m}
sans-culottide {n} /ˌsɒŋkjuːlɒˈtiːd/ (any of the five or six days added at the end of Fructidor) :: sans-culottide {f}, jour complémentaire {m}, jour épagomène {m}
sans-culottism {n} (sans-culottism) :: sans-culottisme {m}
Sanskrit {n} /ˈsænskɹɪt/ (language) :: sanskrit {m}
Santa {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus ::
Santa Claus {prop} /ˈsæn.təˌklɑz/ (fictional figure) :: père Noël {m} (Father Christmas)
Santa Fe {prop} (capital city of New Mexico) :: Sainte Foi, Sainte Foy
Santali {n} (language) :: santal {m}
Santo Domingo {prop} (the capital city of the Dominican Republic) :: Saint-Domingue {f}
Santonian {prop} (subdivision of the Late Cretaceous epoch) :: Santonien
santonin {n} (anthelmintic) :: santonine {f}
Santorini {prop} /ˌsæntəˈɹini/ (Greek island) :: Santorin {m} {f}
sap {n} /sæp/ (juice of plant) :: sève {f}
sap {n} (slang: saphead) :: naïf, nigaud
sap {n} (leather-covered hand weapon) :: matraque {f}
sap {n} (narrow ditch or trench) :: sape {f}
sap {v} (undermine) :: saper, miner
saphead {n} /ˈsæphɛd/ (a simpleton, a stupid person) :: idiot {m}, imbécile {m}
saphenous {adj} /səˈfiːnəs/ (relating to, or situated near, the saphenous vein) :: saphène
sapiosexual {adj} (Sexually attracted to intelligence or the human mind.) :: sapiosexuel
sapiosexual {n} (A person who is sexually attracted to intelligence or the human mind before appearance.) :: sapiosexuel {m}
sapling {n} /ˈsæplɪŋ/ (young tree) :: arbrisseau {m}
saponin {n} (steroid glycoside) :: saponine {f}
sapper {n} (one who saps; combat engineer) :: sapeur {m}
sapphic {adj} /ˈsæf.ɪk/ (relating to lesbianism) :: lesbien
Sapphic {adj} /ˈsæf.ɪk/ (relating to the Greek poetess Sappho or her poetry) :: saphique
Sapphic {adj} (sapphic) SEE: sapphic ::
sapphire {n} /ˈsæf.aɪ̯ɚ/ (gem) :: saphir {m}
sapphire {n} (type of hummingbird) :: colibri à menton bleu {m}
sapphire {adj} (colour) :: saphir {m} {f}
sapphirine {n} (mineral) :: saphirine {f}
sapphism {n} /ˈsæf.ɪzm̩/ (lesbianism) :: sapphisme, saphisme
Sappho {prop} (Greek female name) :: Sappho
Sapporo {prop} (a city of Japan) :: Sapporo
sappy {adj} /ˈsæpi/ (excessively sweet, emotional, nostalgic; cheesy; mushy) :: cucul, mielleux
saproxylic {adj} (relating to the decay of wood) :: saproxylique; saproxyle
saproxylophagous {adj} :: saproxylophage
sapwood {n} /ˈsapwʊd/ (wood just under the bark) :: aubier {m}
Sara {prop} (female given name) SEE: Sarah ::
Saracen {n} /ˈsæɹəˌsən/ (member of a nomadic people from the Sinai near the Roman province of Arabia in the early centuries CE) :: Sarrazin {m}, Sarrasin {m}
Saracen {n} (Arab or any Muslim, especially one involved in the Crusades) :: Sarrazin {m}, Sarrasin {m}
sarafan {n} (a traditional long, trapeze-shaped Russian pinafore worn by women and girls.) :: sarafane {m}
Sarah {prop} /ˈsɛɹə/ (the wife of Abraham) :: Sara {f}
Sarah {prop} (given name from Hebrew) :: Sarah {f}
Sarajevo {prop} /ˌsɑɹəˈjeɪvəʊ/ (city) :: Sarajevo
Saratov {prop} (city) :: Saratov {m}
sarcasm {n} /ˈsɑːɹˌkæzəm/ (derision, facetiousness) :: sarcasme
sarcoma {n} /sɑɹˈkoʊmə/ (type of malignant tumor) :: sarcome {m}
sarcomere {n} /ˈsɑɹ.koʊˌmɪɹ/ (contractile unit in a striated muscle's myofibril) :: sarcomère {m}
sarcopenia {n} (gradual age-related loss of skeletal muscle) :: sarcopénie {f}
sarcophagus {n} /sɑː(ɹ)ˈkɒfəɡəs/ (coffin) :: sarcophage
Sardanapalus {prop} (King of Assyria) :: Sardanapale
sardine {n} (fish) :: sardine {f}
Sardinia {prop} /sɑɹˈdɪniə/ (island of Italy) :: Sardaigne {f}
Sardinian {prop} (language) :: sarde {m}
Sardinian {adj} (relating to Sardinia) :: sarde
Sardinian {n} (person from Sardinia) :: Sarde {m} {f}, [less frequent] Sardaignois {m}, Sardaignoise {f}
sardius {n} (a gemstone) :: cornaline {f}
sardonic {adj} /sɑɹˈdɑːnɪk/ (scornfully mocking) :: sardonique
sardonic {adj} (ironically humorous) :: sardonique
Sargon {prop} (emperor) :: Sargon {m}
sari {n} /ˈsɑː.ɹi/ (cloth) :: sari {m}
sarin {n} (neurotoxin) :: sarin {m}
Sark {prop} /sɑɹk/ (island) :: Sercq
Sarkozy {prop} (surname) :: Sarkozy
Sarmatia {prop} (ancient region in modern Ukraine, southern Russia and the eastern Balkans) :: Sarmatie {f}
Sarmatian {n} (a native or inhabitant of Sarmatia) :: Sarmate {m} {f}
Sarmatism {n} /ˈsɑɹmətɪzəm/ (belief that the people of the Polish Commonwealth descended from the ancient Sarmatians) :: sarmatisme {m}
sarong {n} /səˈɹɔːŋ/ (garment made of printed cloth wrapped about the waist) :: sarong {m}, pagne {m}
sarpanch {n} /ˈsʌɹpʌntʃ/ (elected head of a panchayat) :: sarpanch
sarsaparilla {n} /ˌsæspəˈɹɪlə/ (vine of the genus Smilax) :: salsepareille {f}
Sarthe {prop} (département) :: Sarthe {f}
sartorial {adj} /sɑɹˈtɔɹ.i.əl/ (of or relating to tailoring or clothing) :: vestimentaire
sartorial {adj} (anatomy: of sartorius) :: concernant le muscle couturier
Sartrean {adj} (of Sartre or his works) :: sartrien, sartrienne {f}
sarus crane {n} :: grue antigone {f}
sash {n} (decorative length of cloth) :: écharpe {f}
sash {n} :: large ceinture à noeud
sash {n} (opening part of a window) :: ventail {m}, battant {m}, ouvrant {m}
Sasha {prop} (male given name) :: Sacha {m}
Sasha {prop} (female given name) :: Sacha {f}
sashimi {n} /saʃɪmɪ/ (dish of slices of raw fish or meat) :: sashimi {m}
sash window {n} (type of window) :: fenêtre à guillotine {f}
Saskatchewan {prop} /səˈskætʃ.əˌwɑːn/ (Province in western Canada) :: Saskatchewan {f}
Saskatchewanian {n} (an inhabitant of Saskatchewan) :: Saskatchewanais {m}, Saskatchewanaise {f}, Saskatchewannais {m}, Saskatchewannaise {f}
Saskatchewanian {adj} (of or relating to Saskatchewan) :: saskatchewanais, saskatchewannais
Saskatonian {n} (a native or inhabitant of Saskatoon) :: Saskatonien {m}, Saskatonienne {f},
Saskatonian {adj} (of or relating to Saskatoon) :: saskatonien
Saskatoon {prop} /ˌsæs.kə.ˈtun/ (the largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada) :: Saskatoon {m}
sasquatch {n} /ˈsæskwɒtʃ/ (a hairy humanoid creature) :: Sasquatch {m}
sass {n} /sæs/ (backtalk,sarcasm,cheek) :: culot {m}, toupet {m}
sass {v} (talk back) :: contredire, protester, répondre
Sassari {prop} (city and province) :: Sassari
sassy {adj} /ˈsasi/ (bold and spirited, cheeky, impudent, saucy) :: insolent
Sat {abbr} (abbreviation of Saturday) :: sam. {m}
Satan {prop} /ˈseɪtən/ (the Devil) :: Satan {m}
satanic {adj} /seɪˈtænɪk/ (relating to Satan) :: satanique
satanical {adj} (satanic) SEE: satanic ::
Satanism {n} /ˈseɪtənɪzm/ (devil worship) :: satanisme {m}
Satanism {n} (a religion founded by Anton Szandor LaVey) :: satanisme {m}
Satanist {n} (one who identifies with Satanism) :: sataniste {m} {f}
satay {n} /sæˈteɪ/ (dish) :: satay {m}, saté {m}
satchel {n} /ˈsætʃəl/ (bag or case with one or two shoulder straps) :: cartable (for school, with strap(s))
sated {adj} (in a state of complete satisfaction) :: rassasié, repu
satellite {n} /ˈsætəlaɪt/ (man-made apparatus designed to be placed in orbit around a celestial body) :: satellite {m}
satellite dish {n} (parabolic antenna) :: antenne parabolique {f}
satellite-framing {n} :: cadrage satellitaire {m}
satiate {v} /seɪʃɪˈeɪt/ (satisfy) :: rassasier
satiated {adj} (pleasantly full) :: rassasié
satiation {n} (satiety) SEE: satiety ::
satiety {n} /səˈtaɪ.ə.ti/ (state of being perfectly satiated) :: satiété {f}
satin {n} /ˈsætɪn/ (cloth with a glossy surface and a dull back) :: satin {m}
satin {adj} (smooth and shiny) :: satiné
satire {n} /ˈsætaɪɹ/ (literary technique) :: satire {f}
satiric {adj} (satirical) SEE: satirical ::
satirical {adj} (of or pertaining to satire) :: satirique
satirically {adv} (in a satiric manner) :: satiriquement
satisfaction {n} /sætɪsˈfækʃən/ (fulfillment of a need or desire) :: satisfaction
satisfaction {n} :: satisfaction {f}
satisfactorily {adv} (in satisfactory manner) :: de façon satisfaisante
satisfactory {adj} /sætɪsˈfækt(ə)ɹi/ (adequate or sufficient) :: satisfaisant
satisfied {adj} /ˈsætɪsfaɪd/ (in a state of satisfaction) :: satisfait {m}, satisfaite {f}
satisfy {v} /ˈsætɪsfaɪ/ (to meet needs, to fulfill) :: satisfaire
satisfy {v} (to satisfy) SEE: respond ::
sativa {n} (Cannabis sativa) :: sativa
satrap {n} /ˈseɪtɹæp/ (governor of a Persian province) :: satrape {m}
satrapy {n} (territory) :: satrapie {f}
Satu Mare {prop} (city in Romania) :: Satu Mare
saturate {v} /ˈsætʃəˌɹeɪt/ (to become penetrated or soaked) :: saturer
saturated {adj} (full; unable to hold or contain any more) :: saturé
saturation {n} (the act of saturating or the process of being saturated) :: saturation {f}
saturation {n} (chemistry: state of a saturated solution) :: saturation {f}
Saturday {n} /ˈsætɚdi/ (day of the week) :: samedi {m}
Saturn {prop} /ˈsæ.tɝn/ (planet) :: Saturne
Saturn {prop} (god) :: Saturne {m}
saturnal {adj} (Of or pertaining to Saturn) :: saturnien
Saturnian {n} /sæ.tɜː(ɹ)n.jən/ (inhabitant of Saturn) :: Saturnien {m}, Saturnienne {f}
saturnism {n} (lead poisoning) SEE: plumbism ::
satyr {n} /ˈseɪt.əɹ/ (Greek mythology) :: satyre {m}
satyriasis {n} (uncontrollable sexual desire) :: satyriasis, satyrisme {m}, satyriasisme {m}
sauce {n} /sɔs/ (liquid condiment) :: sauce {f}
saucepan {n} /ˈsɔsˌpæn/ (deep cooking vessel) :: casserole {f}
saucer {n} /ˈsɔ.səɹ/ (small dish) :: soucoupe {f}, sous-tasse {f}
saucier {n} /sosje/ (sauce chef) :: saucier {m}
saucy {adj} /ˈsɔː.sɪ/ (impertinent or disrespectful) :: effronté, impertinent
saucy {adj} (mildly erotic) :: osé
Saudi {prop} (Saudi Arabia) SEE: Saudi Arabia ::
Saudi {n} /ˈsaʊdi/ (person from Saudi Arabia) :: Saoudien {m}, Saoudienne {f}
Saudi {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia) :: saoudien, [rare] saoudi {m}, saoudite {f}
Saudi Arabia {prop} /ˌsaʊdiː əˈɹeɪbi.ə/ (country in the Middle East) :: Arabie Saoudite {f}
Saudi Arabian {n} (person from Saudi Arabia) :: Saoudien
Saudi Arabian {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia) :: saoudien
Sauer {prop} (river) :: Sûre {f}
sauerkraut {n} /ˈsaʊɚˌkɹaʊt/ (a dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage) :: choucroute {f}
Saul {prop} /sɔːl/ (first king of Israel) :: Saül
Saul {prop} (original name of Paul) :: Saul
sauna {n} /ˈsɔː.nə/ (sauna room or house) :: sauna {f}
sauna {v} (to use a sauna) :: prendre un sauna
saunter {v} /ˈsɔntɚ/ (stroll or walk at a leisurely pace) :: flâner
saunter {n} (a leisurely walk or stroll) :: flâner
saurian {n} /ˈsɔɹiən/ (reptile of the suborder Sauria) :: saurien {m}
sauropsid {n} (a member of the Sauropsida, a comprehensive group of vertebrates comprising the reptiles and birds) :: sauropside {m}
sausage {n} /ˈsɔsɪd͡ʒ/ (a food made of minced meat packed into a tubular casing) :: saucisse {f}
sausage {n} (small, uncooked) :: saucisson {m}
sauté {v} /soʊˈteɪ/ (to cook food) :: sauter
Sava {prop} (river) :: Save {f}
savable {adj} (Capable of being saved) :: sauvable
savage {adj} /ˈsævɪdʒ/ (barbaric, not civilized) :: barbare
savage {adj} (fierce and ferocious) :: féroce
savage {n} (uncivilized or feral person) :: sauvage {m} {f}
savagery {n} /ˈsævɪd͡ʒəɹɪ/ (being savage) :: sauvagerie {f}
savanna {n} /səˈvænə/ (tropical grassland with scattered trees) :: savane {f}
save {n} /seɪv/ (block that prevents an opponent from scoring) :: arrêt {m}
save {v} (to help someone to survive, or rescue someone) :: sauver
save {v} (to keep safe; to safeguard) :: sauvegarder
save {v} (theology: to redeem or protect someone from eternal damnation) :: sauver
save {v} (to store for future use) :: épargner
save {v} (computing: to write a file to a storage medium) :: enregistrer, sauvegarder
save {v} (to economize) :: économiser
save {v} (to accumulate money) :: épargner
save {prep} (except, with the exception of) :: sauf, hormis
Save {prop} (river in Africa) :: Savé {m}
Save {prop} (river in France) :: Save {f}
save face {v} (preserve reputation) :: sauver la face
saveloy {n} (a seasoned pork sausage, normally purchased ready cooked) :: cervelas {m}
save one's skin {v} :: sauver sa peau
saving {n} /ˈseɪvɪŋ/ (reduction in cost) :: économie {f}
saving {n} (something that is saved) :: économie, épargne {f}
savings account {n} (account that yields a better interest than a current account) :: compte d'épargne {m}
savings bank {n} (financial institution) :: caisse d'épargne {f}, banque d'épargne {f}
savior {n} (a person who saves someone, rescues another from harm) :: sauveur {m}, sauveuse {f}
saviour sibling {n} (child with compatible tissue to treat a sick brother or sister) :: bébé-médicament {m}, bébé médicament {m}
savoiardi {n} (small sponge cake) SEE: ladyfinger ::
Savona {prop} (province) :: Savone
Savona {prop} (capital) :: Savone
savory {adj} /ˈseɪvəɹi/ (Tasty, attractive to the palate) :: savoureux, délicieux
savory {adj} (Salty or non-sweet) :: salé {m}
savory {n} (herb of genus Satureja) :: sarriette {f}
savour {v} (to appreciate, enjoy or relish something) :: savourer, déguster
Savoy {prop} /səˈvɔɪ/ (a historical region of western Europe) :: Savoie {f}
Savoy {n} (Savoy cabbage) SEE: Savoy cabbage ::
Savoy cabbage {n} (a hardy cabbage with dense, crinkled leaves) :: chou de Savoie
savvy {adj} /ˈsæ.vi/ (well-informed and perceptive) :: futé [informal], malin
savvy {v} ((informal) to understand) :: piger
savvy {interj} ((informal) do you understand?) :: pigé ?
saw {n} /sɔ/ (tool) :: scie {f}
saw {v} (cut with a saw) :: scier
saw {n} (saying or proverb) :: proverbe {m}
saw {n} (musical saw) SEE: musical saw ::
saw {n} (sawtooth wave) SEE: sawtooth ::
sawbones {n} (surgeon) :: chirurgien {m}
sawdust {n} (dust created by sawing) :: [formally] sciure {f}
sawfish {n} (ray with saw-shaped snout) :: poisson-scie {m}, scie {f}
sawfly {n} (insect of the suborder Symphyta) :: mouche à scie {f}
sawhorse {n} /sɔ.hɔɹs/ (a device used to temporarily raise and support pieces of material) :: tréteau {m}
sawm {n} (Islamic fasting) :: saoum {m}
sawmill {n} (machine, building or company) :: scierie {f}
sawpit {n} /ˈsɔːpɪt/ (pit over which lumber is positioned to be sawn) :: scieur de long
saw set {n} (device to adjust the divergence of saw's teeth) :: avoyeuse {f}
sawtooth {n} /ˈsɔːtuːθ/ (cutting bit of a saw) :: dent de scie {m}
sawtooth {n} (sawtooth wave) SEE: sawtooth wave ::
sawtooth wave {n} (function or waveform that ramps upwards and then sharply drops) :: onde en dents de scie {f}
sawyer {n} /ˈsɔɪ.ɚ/ (one who saws timber) :: scieur {m}, scieuse {f}
saxifrage {n} (plant) :: saxifrage {f}
saxion {n} (particle) :: saxion {m}
Saxon {n} /sæksən/ (native or inhabitant of Saxony) :: Saxon {m}, Saxonne {f}
Saxony {prop} /ˈsæksəni/ (state) :: Saxe {f}
saxophone {n} /ˈsæksəfoʊn/ (a musical instrument of the woodwind family) :: saxophone {m}
saxophonist {n} /ˈsæksəˌfoʊnɪst/ (person who plays or practices with the saxophone) :: saxophoniste {m} {f}
say {v} /seɪ/ (to pronounce) :: dire
say {v} (to recite) :: dire, réciter
say {v} (to communicate verbally or in writing) :: dire
say {v} (to indicate in a written form) :: indiquer, dire
say {v} (to have a common expression) :: il paraît, on dit
say {v} (imperative: let's say) :: disons
say {v} (to say) SEE: tell ::
say goodbye {v} (wish someone farewell upon their leaving) :: dire adieu, faire ses adieux, prendre congé de
say grace {v} (say a prayer of thanks) :: faire la bénédicité
saying {n} /ˈseɪɪŋ/ (proverb or maxim) :: dicton {m}
sayonara {interj} (goodbye, adieu) SEE: farewell ::
say what {phrase} :: de quoi, comment ça
sb {pron} (abbreviation of somebody in explanation) :: qqn
SBM {n} (small to medium business) :: PME
scab {n} (mange) SEE: mange ::
scab {n} /skæb/ (incrustation over a wound) :: croûte
scab {n} (strikebreaker) :: jaune
scab {v} (to become covered by a scab or scabs) :: s'encroûter
scab {n} (scabies) SEE: scabies ::
scabbard {n} /ˈskæb.əd/ (the sheath of a sword) :: fourreau {m}
scabby {adj} /ˈskæb.i/ (full of scabs) :: croûteux
scabies {n} /ˈ (an infestation of parasitic mites, Sarcoptes scabiei) :: gale {f}, mal de Sainte-Marie {m}
scabrous {adj} /ˈskeɪbɹəs/ (disgusting, repellent, repulsive, vile) :: scabreux {m}
scaffold {n} /ˈskæfəld/ (structure made of scaffolding for workers to stand on) :: échafaudage {m}, échafaud {m}
scaffold {n} (platform for executions) :: échafaud {m}
scaffold {v} (set up scaffolding) :: échafauder
scaffolding {n} (system of tubes or poles used to support people and material) :: échafaudage {m}
scalability {n} (property of being scalable) :: extensibilité {f}
scalable {adj} (able to be changed in scale; resizeable) :: extensible, évolutif
scalar {adj} (having magnitude) :: scalaire
scalar {adj} (relating to scale) :: scalaire
scalar {n} (quantity with magnitude) :: scalaire {m}
scalar product {n} (product of two vectors) :: produit scalaire {m}
scald {v} /skɑld/ (to burn with hot fluid) :: ébouillanter
scale {n} /skeɪl/ (sequence for measurement) :: échelle {f}
scale {n} (size or scope) :: échelle {f}
scale {n} (ratio of distances) :: échelle {f}
scale {n} (series of notes) :: échelle, gamme {f}
scale {v} (to change size of) :: [scale up] agrandir, [scale down] réduire
scale {v} (to climb) :: escalader
scale {n} (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals) :: écaille {f}
scale {n} (coloured chitin) :: écaille {f}
scale {n} (flake of skin) :: squame {f}
scale {n} (pine nut) :: écaille {f}
scale {n} (flaky material sloughed off heated metal) :: barbure {f}
scale {n} (scale mail) :: armure d'écailles {f}
scale {v} (remove the scales of) :: écailler
scale {n} (dish of a balance) :: [d'une balance] plateau {m}
scale {n} (mathematics: base for a numeral system) SEE: radix ::
scale {n} (ladder) SEE: ladder ::
scale {n} (device) SEE: scales ::
scale {n} (limescale) SEE: limescale ::
scale model {n} (three-dimensional copy or representation of something) :: maquette {f}
scalene {adj} (sides of different lengths) :: scalène
scalene triangle {n} (triangle having each of its three sides of different lengths) :: triangle scalène {f}
scales {n} /skeɪlz/ (device for weighing goods for sale) :: balance {f}
scallion {n} /ˈskæ.lɪ.ən]/ (Allium fistulosum) :: ciboule
scallop {n} /ˈskæləp/ (mollusc) :: coquille Saint-Jacques {f} (traditionally used only for large species), pétoncle (used for small species)
scallop {n} (curve on an edge) :: échancrure {f}
scallop {n} :: escalope
scallop {v} (To cut in the shape of a crescent) :: échancrer
scalloped {adj} (having an edge marked with semicircles) :: festonné {m}, découpé {m}, échancré {m}
scalloped {adj} (baked in a scallop shell) :: cuit en coquille {m}
scalp {n} /skælp/ (part of head where the hair grows) :: cuir chevelu {m}
scalp {v} (to remove part of the head) :: scalper
scalpel {n} /ˈskælpəl/ (small straight knife) :: scalpel {m}
scalper {n} (one who sells tickets unofficially) :: vendeur à la sauvette {m}
scaly {adj} /ˈskeɪli/ (covered or abounding with scales; as, a scaly fish) :: écailleux
scaly anteater {n} (pangolin) SEE: pangolin ::
scam {n} /skæm/ (fraudulent deal) :: entourloupe {f}, arnaque {f}, escroquerie {f}
scam {v} (to defraud or embezzle) :: entourlouper, arnaquer
scamp {n} /skæmp/ (mischievous youngster) :: galopin {m}, morpion {m}
scamper {v} /ˈskæmpɚ/ (To run quickly and lightly, especially in a playful manner or in an undignified manner) :: gambader
scan {v} /skæn/ (examine sequentially) :: scanner, fouiller
scan {v} (create a digital copy of an image using a scanner) :: scanner, numériser, scannériser
scan {v} (form a poetic metre) :: scander
scan {n} (result or output of a scanning process) :: scan {m}
scandal {n} /ˈskændəl/ (incident that brings disgrace) :: scandale {m}, esclandre {m}
scandalous {adj} /ˈskændələs/ (wrong, immoral, causing a scandal) :: scandaleux
scandalous {adj} (malicious, defamatory) :: scandaleux
Scandinavia {prop} /skændɪˈneɪvi.ə/ (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden) :: Scandinavie {f}
Scandinavia {prop} (Scandinavian Peninsula) SEE: Scandinavian Peninsula ::
Scandinavian {n} /ˌskændɪˈneɪvi.ən/ (someone from Scandinavia) :: Scandinave {m} {f}
Scandinavian {adj} (of Scandinavia) :: scandinave
Scandinavian {adj} (of the North Germanic family of languages) :: scandinave
Scandinavian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in Northern Europe, see also: Scandinavia) :: Scandinavie {f}, péninsule Scandinave
scandium {n} /ˈskændi.əm/ (chemical element) :: scandium {m}
Scania {prop} /ˈskæni.ə/ (region of Sweden occupying the southernmost tip of the Scandinavian peninsula) :: Scanie {f}
scanlation {n} (the process of scanlation) :: scanlation {f}
scanlation {n} (the product of scanlation) :: scantrad, scanlation {m}
scanner {n} /ˈskænɚ/ (device which scans documents) :: scanneur, scanner {m}, numériseur {m}
scanner {n} :: module de balayage {m}
scansion {v} (the rhythm or meter of a line or verse) :: scansion {f}
scansion {v} (the act of analysing the meter of poetry) :: scansion {f}
scansorial {adj} :: grimpeur {m}
scant {adj} /skænt/ (very little) :: insuffisant, rare, maigre
scanty {adj} /ˈskænti/ (somewhat less than is needed in amplitude or extent) :: maigre, insuffisant
scanty {adj} (sparing, niggardly) SEE: niggardly ::
scapegoat {n} /ˈskeɪpˌɡoʊt/ (a goat imbued with the sins of the people) :: bouc émissaire
scapegoat {n} (someone punished for someone else's error(s)) :: bouc émissaire {m}
scapegoat {v} (to punish someone for the error of someone else) :: faire de quelqu'un un bouc émissaire, utiliser quelqu'un comme bouc émissaire
scapula {n} (large flat bone) SEE: shoulder blade ::
scapular {n} /ˈskapjʊlə/ (a short cloak with an embroidered image of a saint) :: scapulaire {m}
scapular {n} (feather) :: scapulaire {m}
scapular {n} (bandage) :: scapulaire {m}
scapular {n} (devotional object) :: scapulaire {m}
scapular {adj} (of or pertaining to the scapula) :: scapulaire {m} {f}
scar {n} (cliff) SEE: cliff ::
scar {n} /skɑɹ/ (permanent mark on the skin) :: cicatrice {f}, balafre {f}
scar {n} (permanent mark on the mind) :: cicatrice {f}
scar {v} (to mark the skin permanently) :: cicatriser
scarab {n} (symbol) :: scarabée {m}
Scarborough {prop} (district in Toronto) :: Scarborough {m}
scarce {adj} /ˈskɛəs/ :: rare
scarcely {adv} /ˈskɛɹsli/ (almost not, by a small margin) :: à peine
scarcity {n} (the condition of something being scarce or deficient) :: manque {m}, rareté {f}
scarcity {n} (an inadequate amount of something; a shortage) :: pénurie {f}
scare {n} /skɛɚ/ (minor fright) :: peur {f}
scare {v} (to frighten) :: effrayer
scarecrow {n} /ˈskɛə.kɹəʊ/ (an effigy made to scare the birds away) :: épouvantail {m}
scarecrow {n} (tall, thin, awkward person) :: épouvantail {m}
scared {adj} /skɛɹd/ (afraid, frightened) :: effrayé
scare quote {n} (quotation mark used to provoke reaction) :: guillemet ironique {m}
scarf {n} /skɑːɹf/ (long garment worn around the neck) :: écharpe {f}, cache-nez {m}
scarf {v} (eat very quickly) :: engouffrer
scarf {n} (headscarf) SEE: headscarf ::
scarlatina {n} (scarlet fever) SEE: scarlet fever ::
scarlet {n} /ˈskɑɹlɪt/ (colour) :: écarlate
scarlet {adj} (colour) :: écarlate
scarlet fever {n} (streptococcal infection) :: scarlatine {f}
SCART {n} (French-originated standard and associated 21-pin connector for connecting audiovisual equipment) :: SCART {m}
scary {adj} /ˈskeəɹi/ (causing, or able to cause, fright) :: sinistre, terrifiant, affreux
scat {n} /skæt/ (coprophilia) :: scato
scathing {adj} (harshly or bitterly critical) :: cinglant {m}
scathing {adj} (harmful or painful) :: acerbe {m}, {f}
scatological {adj} :: scatologique
scatology {n} (study or analysis of faeces) :: scatologie {f}
scatophile {n} (Person who takes pleasure from contact with human excrement) :: scatophile {m} {f}
scatophilia {n} (taking pleasure from contact with excrement) :: scatophilie {f}
scatophilic {adj} (Taking pleasure from contact with human excrement) :: scatophile
scatter {v} /ˈskætə/ (to cause to separate) :: disperser
scatter {v} (to disperse) :: se disperser
scatter {v} (to distribute loosely) :: éparpiller, parsemer
scatter {v} (to scatter) SEE: disperse ::
scatterbrain {n} (A flighty, disorganized or forgetful person.) :: tête de linotte {f}, étourdi {m}, étourdie {f}
scatterbrained {adj} (absent-minded) SEE: absent-minded ::
scatterbrained {adj} (having the qualities of scatterbrain) :: écervelé
scattered {adj} /ˈskætɚd/ (Randomly distributed) :: disséminé, éparpillé, épars
scattered {adj} (meteorology: covering three eighths to four eighths of sky) :: épars
scattered {adj} (meteorology: affecting 30% to 50% of area) :: épars
scattering {n} (physical process) :: diffusion {f}, éparpillement {m}
scavenge {v} /ˈskæv.ɪndʒ/ (to collect and remove refuse) :: ramasser les ordures
scavenge {v} (to remove unwanted material) :: nettoyer
scavenger {n} /ˈskæv.ən.dʒə(ɹ)/ (animal feeding on decaying matter) :: animal nécrophage {m}, charognard {m}
scavenger hunt {n} (game) :: chasse au trésor {f}
scedastic {adj} (related to the variance of errors) :: scédastique {m} {f}
scedasticity {n} (distribution of error terms) :: scédasticité {f}
scenario {n} /sɪˈnɛəɹioʊ/ (outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work) :: scénario {m}
scene {n} ((theater) the stage) SEE: stage ::
scene {n} /siːn/ (the location of an event that attracts attention) :: scène {f}
scene {n} (decorations and fittings of a stage) :: scène {f}
scene {n} (subdivision of an act) :: scène {f}
scene {n} (place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs) :: scène {f}
scene {n} (exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others) :: scène {f}, scène de ménage {f}
scene {n} (large informal group of people with a uniting interest) :: scène {f}
scene {n} (landscape, scenery) SEE: scenery ::
scenery {n} /ˈsiːnəɹi/ (view, natural features, landscape) :: décor naturel {m}, paysage {m}
scenery {n} (stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene) :: décor {m}
scent {n} /sɛnt/ (distinctive odour or smell) :: odeur {m}
scent {n} (sense of smell) :: odorat {m}
scent {n} :: odeur {m}
scent {v} :: sentir
sceptre {n} /ˈsɛptə/ (ornamental staff) :: sceptre {m}
schadenfreude {n} /ˈʃɑːdənfɹɔɪdə/ (malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune) :: joie maligne {f}, schadenfreude {f}
Schaerbeek {prop} (city in Belgium) :: Schaerbeek {m}
Schaffhausen {prop} (canton) :: Schaffhouse
Schaffhausen {prop} (city) :: Schaffhouse
schedule {n} /ˈskɛ.dʒʊl/ (time-based plan of events) :: planning {m}, horaire {m}, ordonnancement {m}, emploi du temps
schedule {v} (to create a schedule) :: planifier, ordonnancer
schedule {v} (To plan an activity at a specific date or time) :: prévoir, programmer
scheduling {n} (function) :: planification {f}, ordonnancement {m}
scheduling {n} (time at which a particular event is scheduled) :: planification {f}, programmation {f}
scheelite {n} (mineral) :: scheelite {f}
Scheherazade {prop} /ʃəˈhɛɹəzɑd/ (female given name) :: Shéhérazade {f}, Schéhérazade {f}
Scheldt {prop} /ʃɛlt/ (river) :: Escaut {m}
schematic {adj} /skɪˈmætɪk/ (represented simply) :: schématique
schematic {adj} (sketchy, incomplete) :: schématique
schematic {adj} (relating to a schema) :: schématique
schematic {n} (A drawing or sketch showing how a system works at an abstract level) :: schéma {m}
schematism {n} (schematic representation) :: schématisme {m}
schematize {v} /ˈskiːmətaiz/ (organize according to a scheme) :: schématiser
scheme {n} /skiːm/ (a systematic plan of future action) :: plan {m}
scheme {n} (secret, devious plan) :: combine {f}, machination {f}
scheme {n} (orderly combination of related parts) :: schéma {m}
scheme {n} (chart or diagram) :: schéma {m}
scheme {n} (mathematics) :: schéma {m}
scheme {n} :: système {m}, schéma {m}
schemer {n} /ˈskimɚ/ (he who plots secret, devious plans) :: machinateur {m}
scheming {adj} (tending to scheme) :: intrigant
Schengen Area {prop} (group of European countries) :: espace Schengen {m}
schilling {n} (old currency of Austria) :: schilling {m}
schism {n} /ˈskɪzəm/ (split, division, separation, discord) :: schisme
schism {n} (division within a religious body) :: schisme {m}
schism {n} (split within Christianity) :: schisme {m}
schismatic {adj} /skɪzˈmætɪk/ (religion: of or pertaining to a schism) :: schismatique
schismatic {n} (religion: a person involved in a schism) :: schismatique {m} {f}
schist {n} /ʃɪst/ (crystalline foliated rock) :: schiste {m}
schistosity {n} (state of being schistose) :: schistosité {f}
schistosomiasis {n} (various diseases) :: schistosomiase
schizencephalic {adj} (malformation) :: schizocéphale
schizoid {n} /ˈskɪtsɔɪd/ (someone with schizoid personality disorder) :: schizoïde
schizoid personality disorder {n} /ˈskɪtsɔɪd ˌpɜɹsəˈnælɪti dɪsˈɔːdə(ɹ)/ (personality disorder) :: trouble de la personnalité schizoïde
schizophrenia {n} /ˌskɪt.səˈfɹiː.ni.ə/ (mental disorder) :: schizophrénie {f}
schizophrenic {adj} /ˌskɪtsəˈfɹɛnɪk/ (of a person: afflicted with schizophrenia) :: schizophrène
schizophrenic {n} (a person suffering from schizophrenia) :: schizophrène {m}
Schlemm's canal {n} (channel in the eye) :: canal de Schlemm {m}
schlep {v} /ʃlɛp/ (To carry or drag) :: trimbaler, coltiner
Schleswig-Holstein {prop} (state) :: Schleswig-Holstein {m}
schlub {n} (one who is socially awkward, unattractive, clumsy) :: plouc {m}
schmaltzy {adj} (Overly sentimental, emotional, maudlin or bathetic) :: malade {m} {f}
schnapps {n} /ʃnɑps/ (liquor) :: schnaps {m}, eau-de-vie {f}
schnitzel {n} (a meat dish) :: schnitzel {m}
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle ::
schnozzle {n} (slang: human nose, especially large one) :: blair {m}, pif {m}, tarin {m}
scholar {n} /ˈskɑlɚ/ (a student; one who studies at school or college, typically having a scholarship) :: étudiant {m}
scholar {n} (specialist in a particular branch of knowledge) :: expert {m}
scholar {n} (learned person) :: savant {m}, érudit {m}
scholarliness {n} (state or condition of being scholarly) :: érudition
scholarly {adj} (relating to scholars or scholarship) :: érudit, universitaire
scholarship {n} /ˈskɑːləɹʃɪp/ (study allowance) :: bourse {f}
scholarship {n} (knowledge) :: érudition {f}
scholar's mate {n} (checkmate which occurs after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Qh5 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Qxf7#) :: coup du berger {m}, mat du berger {m}
scholastic {n} /skəˈlæstɪk/ (philosophy: member of scholasticism) :: scolastique
scholastic {adj} (of or relating to school, academic) :: scolaire
scholastic {adj} (of or relating to scholasticism) :: scolastique
scholasticism {n} /skəˈlæstɪˌsɪzəm/ (school of philosophy) :: scolastique
school {n} /skul/ (a group of fish in body of water etc...) :: banc {m}
school {n} (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning) :: école {f}, collège {m}
school {n} (college or university) :: collège {m}, université {f}, faculté
school {n} (a department/institute at a college or university) :: école {f}
school {n} (an art movement) :: école {f}
school {n} ((collectively) the followers of a particular doctrine) :: école {f}
schoolbag {n} (satchel) :: cartable {m} [with shoulder straps], sac d'école {m}
schoolboy {n} (young male student) :: élève {m}, écolier {m}
school bus {n} /ˈskuːl.bʌs/ (transport for schoolchildren) :: autobus scolaire {m}
schoolchild {n} /ˈsku.əltʃaɪld/ (young person attending school or of an age to attend school) :: élève {m} {f}
school counselor {n} (school-oriented counselor) :: conseiller scolaire {m}, conseillère scolaire {f}
schoolgirl {n} (girl attending school) :: élève {f}, écolière {f}
schoolie {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher ::
schoolie {n} (school-leaver) :: élève sortant {m}, élève sortante {f}
schooling {n} :: scolarité {f}
schoolmate {n} (person who attended school with the subject) :: camarade {m} {f}, camarade d'école
school of hard knocks {n} (source of education by adverse experience) :: école de vie {f}, école de la vie {f} [school of life]
school of thought {n} (opinion subscribed to by some connected or arbitrary group) :: école de pensée {f}
school sores {n} (impetigo) SEE: impetigo ::
schoolteacher {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher ::
school uniform {n} (uniform items to be worn by students in a school) :: uniforme scolaire {f}
schoolwork {n} /ˈskulˌwɝk/ (work done for school) :: travail scolaire {m}
school year {n} (academic year of a school) :: année scolaire
schooner {n} /skuːnə(ɹ)/ (sailing ship) :: goélette {f}
Schopenhauerian {adj} /ˌʃoʊpənhaʊˈɪɹi.ən/ (of or relating to Arthur Schopenhauer) :: schopenhauerien, schopenhauérien
schottische {n} (Bohemian dance) :: scottish {f}
Schrödinger's cat {prop} (thought experiment) :: chat de Schrödinger {m}
schwa {n} /ʃwɑː/ (schwa) :: e muet {m}, schwa {m}
Schwartz {prop} (surname) :: Schwartz
Schwyz {prop} (canton) :: canton de Schwyz
sciaphilous {adj} (Tolerant of shade) :: sciaphile
sciatic {adj} (of, or relating to the ischium) :: sciatique
sciatica {n} /saɪˈætɪkə/ (neuralgia of the sciatic nerve) :: sciatique {m}
science {n} /ˈsaɪəns/ (collective discipline of learning acquired through the scientific method) :: science {f}
science {n} (particular discipline or branch of learning) :: science {f}
science {n} (fact of knowing something) :: science
science {n} (knowledge gained through study or practice) :: science
science fiction {n} /ˈsaɪəns ˌfɪkʃən/ (fiction) :: science-fiction
science fiction {n} (technology which is not yet practical) :: science-fiction {f}
scientia potentia est {proverb} (knowledge is power) SEE: knowledge is power ::
scientific {adj} /ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk/ (of or having to do with science) :: scientifique {m} {f}
scientifically {adv} (using science or methods of science) :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (with regard to science) :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (from a scientific perspective) :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (in a scientific manner) :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (methodically) SEE: methodically ::
scientificity {n} (quality or state of being scientific) :: scientificité {f}
scientific method {n} (method of discovering knowledge) :: méthode scientifique {f}
scientific name {n} (formal name) :: nom scientifique {m}, nom savant {m}
scientific notation {n} (standard format) :: notation scientifique {f}
scientism {n} (belief) :: scientisme {m}
scientist {n} /ˈsaɪən.tɪst/ (one whose activities make use of the scientific method) :: scientifique {m} {f}, savant {m}, savante {f}
scientocracy {n} (members of an elite community of scientists) :: scientocratie {f}
Scientologist {n} (follower of Scientology) :: scientologue {m} {f}
Scientology {prop} (belief system developed by L. Ron Hubbard) :: scientologie {f}
scientometrics {n} (the scientific measurement of the work of scientists, especially by way of analysing their publications and the citations within them) :: scientométrie {f}
sci-fi {n} /saɪ.faɪ/ (science fiction) :: S-F {f}, science-fiction {f}
scimitar {n} /ˈsɪmɪtɑːɹ/ (sword with curved blade) :: cimeterre {m}
scimitar-horned oryx {n} (Oryx dammah) :: oryx algazelle {m}
scintilla {n} /sɪnˈtɪlə/ (small spark or flash.) :: éteincelle {f}, once {f}
scintilla {n} (small amount) :: lueur {f}, brin {m}
scintillant {adj} (that scintillates) :: scintillant {m}
scintillate {v} /ˈsɪntɪleɪt/ (to twinkle) :: scintiller
scion {n} /ˈsaɪ.ən/ (descendant) :: descendant {m}, descendante {f}
scion {n} ((detached) shoot or twig) :: scion
scion {n} (heir to a throne) :: héritier d'un trône
scissiparity {n} (reproduction by fission) :: scissiparité
scissor {n} /ˈsɪzə/ (one blade on a pair of scissors) :: ciseau
scissor {v} (to cut using scissors) :: couper aux ciseaux
scissor kick {n} (kick in football) :: ciseau retourné {m}, ciseau {m}
scissors {n} /ˈsɪzɚz/ (tool used for cutting) :: ciseaux {m-p}
scissors crossover {n} (type of railroad crossover) :: bretelle {f}, jonction double {f}, croisement double {m}
sclerosis {n} /sklɪˈɹəʊsɪs/ (abnormal hardening of body tissues) :: sclérose {f}
scoff {n} /skɔːf/ (derision; ridicule; mockery) :: dérision {f}, ridicule {m}, moquerie {f}
scoff {v} (to jeer; laugh at with contempt and derision) :: se gausser, se moquer, tourner en ridicule
scoff {v} (to eat food quickly) :: engloutir
scold {n} /skoʊld/ (person who scolds, particularly a woman) :: chipie {f}, furie {f}, mégère {f}
scold {v} (rebuke) :: gronder, réprimander, tancer
scoliosis {n} (condition in which there is abnormal lateral curvature of the spine) :: scoliose {f}
scoliotic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or affected by scoliosis) :: scoliotique
sconce {n} /skɒns/ (light fixture on a wall) :: applique murale {f}, applique {f}
scone {n} /skoʊn/ (pastry) :: scone {m}
scoop {n} /skuːp/ (any cup- or bowl-shaped object) :: pelle {f}
scoop {v} (to lift, move, or collect with or as though with a scoop) :: écoper
scooter {n} /ˈskuːtə(ɹ)/ (foot-propelled vehicle) :: trottinette {f}
scooter {n} (motor-scooter) :: scooter {m}
scope {n} /ˈskəʊp/ (breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain) :: portée {f}
scope {n} (scope of an identifier) :: portée
-scope {suffix} (suffix to name viewing instruments) :: -scope
scops owl {n} (Otus scops) :: petit-duc {m}
-scopy {suffix} /-skəpi/ (observation, viewing) :: -scopie {f}
scorch {v} /skɔɹtʃ/ (to burn the surface of something so as to discolour it) :: roussir, brûler
scorch {v} (to become scorched or singed) :: roussir, brûler
score {v} (to score) SEE: strike ::
score {n} /skɔɹ/ (number of points earned) :: nombre de points {m}, score {m}
score {n} (performance of an individual or group on an examination or test) :: score {m}
score {n} (twenty, see also: twenty) :: vingtaine {f}
score {n} (sheet music showing all parts) :: partition générale {f}, partition conducteur {f}, partition de poche {f}
score {n} (slang: prostitute's client) :: micheton
score {v} (to cut a groove in a surface) :: entailler
score {v} (to record the score for a game or a match) :: marquer
score {v} (to earn points in a game) :: marquer, gagner
scoreboard {n} (board that displays the score in a game of contest) :: tableau d'affichage {m}
scorecard {n} (card allowing spectators to identify players and record progress) :: carte de pointage {f}
score off {v} (to gain an advantage on somebody) :: écraser, dominer, humilier, mortifier, prendre le dessus sur, aplatir, baiser, enculer
score off {v} (to scratch somebody out of a list or a group) :: biffer, rejeter, exclure, évincer, blackbouler, barrer, vider, jeter, flanquer dehors, foutre dehors
scorer {n} (one who scores) :: buteur {m}, buteuse, scoreur {m}
scores {pron} (many) SEE: many ::
scorn {v} /skɔɹn/ (to feel contempt or disdain for something or somebody) :: mépriser, dédaigner
scorn {v} (to scoff or express contempt) :: mépriser
scorn {n} (contempt, disdain) :: mépris {m}, dédain {m}
scornful {adj} (showing scorn or disrespect; contemptuous) :: méprisant
Scorpio {prop} /ˈskɔːɹpɪoʊ/ (astrological sign) :: Scorpion {m}
Scorpio {prop} (constellation) SEE: Scorpius ::
scorpion {n} /ˈskɔːpɪən/ (any of various arachnids of the order Scorpiones) :: scorpion {m}
scorpionfish {n} (fish) :: rascasse {f}
Scorpius {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Scorpio ::
Scorpius {prop} /ˈskɔːɹpɪəs/ (constellation) :: Scorpion {m}
scorzonera {n} (black salsify) SEE: black salsify ::
Scot {n} /ˈskɑt/ (a person born in or native to Scotland) :: Écossais {m}, Écossaise {f}
Scotch {n} /skɒtʃ/ (uncountable: whisky made in Scotland) :: scotch {m}
Scotch crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow ::
Scotch tape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
scoter {n} /ˈskoʊ.tɚ/ (bird) :: macreuse {f}
scotfree {adv} (scot-free) SEE: scot-free ::
scot-free {adv} /ˌskɑtˈfɹi/ (free of scot; free of tax) :: dégrevé, détaxé
scot-free {adv} (without consequences or penalties) :: en douce, ni vu ni connu
scotia {n} /ˈskoʊʃə/ (type of architectural molding) :: scotie {f}
Scotland {prop} /ˈskɑt.lənd/ (country in northwest Europe to the north of England) :: Écosse {f}
Scots {n} /skɒts/ (Lowland Scots language) :: écossais {m}
Scots {adj} (Scottish) :: écossais
Scots Gaelic {n} (Scottish Gaelic) SEE: Scottish Gaelic ::
Scotsman {n} /ˈskɑts.mən/ (a man from Scotland) :: Écossais {m}
Scottish {adj} /ˈskɑtɪʃ/ (of a person) :: écossais {m}, écossaise {f}
Scottish {adj} (of a thing or concept) :: écossais
Scottish {n} (the people of Scotland) :: les Écossais {m-p}
Scottish English {n} (dialect of English spoken in Scotland) :: anglais écossais
Scottish Gaelic {n} (The Gaelic language of Scotland) :: gaélique écossais {m}
scoundrel {n} /ˈskaʊ̯ndɹəl/ (villain) :: scélérat {m}, gredin {m}, canaille {f}
scour {v} /ˈskaʊə/ (to clean, polish, or wash something by rubbing and scrubbing it vigorously) :: récurer
scour {v} (to clear the digestive tract) :: purger
scour {v} (to search an area thoroughly) :: écumer, passer au peigne fin
scourge {n} /skɔɹdʒ/ (persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble) :: fléau {m}
scourge {n} (a whip often of leather) :: écourgée {f}, fouet {m}
scourge {v} (to strike with a scourge) :: fouetter
scourging {n} (flogging) SEE: flogging ::
scout {n} /skaʊt/ (person sent out to gain and bring in tidings) :: éclaireur {m}
scout {n} (act of scouting) :: reconnaissance {f}
scout {n} (member of the scout movement) :: éclaireur {m}, scout {m}
scout {v} (to explore a wide terrain) :: aller en reconnaissance, partir en reconnaissance, explorer, reconnaître le terrain
scouting {n} /ˈskaʊtɪŋ/ (the Scouting movement) :: scoutisme {m}
Scouts {prop} (worldwide youth movement) :: scoutisme {m}
Scouts {prop} (members of that movement collectively) :: scouts {m-p}
scowl {n} /skaʊl/ (wrinkling of the brows or face) :: froncement {m}
scowl {v} (to wrinkle the brows) :: froncer, froncer les sourcils
scrab {v} /skɹæb/ (to scratch) :: schrabben
scrabble {v} (to scribble) SEE: scribble ::
Scrabble {prop} (board game with interlocking words) :: Scrabble {m}
Scrabbler {n} (a Scrabble player) :: scrabbleur {m}, scrabbleuse {f}
scram {v} /skɹæm/ (go away) :: dégager, décamper, ficher le camp, décaniller, se tirer, se barrer, se tailler, se casser
scramble {v} /ˈskɹæmbl̩/ (to proceed to a location or an objective in a disorderly manner) :: se ruer
scramble {v} (to mix food ingredients in a mix to be cooked into a loose mass) :: brouiller
scramble {v} (to process telecommunication signals to make them unintelligable to an unauthorized listener) :: brouiller
scramble {n} (a rush or hurry) :: bousculade {f}
scramble {n} (an emergency defensive air force mission) :: interception {f}
scramble {n} (a motocross race) :: motocross {m}
scrambled egg {n} (dish) :: œufs brouillés {m}
scrambling {n} :: cyrl
scramjet {n} (scramjet engine) :: superstatoréacteur {m}
scrap {n} /skɹæp/ (small leftover piece) :: bribe {f}, bout {m}
scrap {n} (leftover food) :: restes {m-p} [de nourriture]
scrap {n} (discarded metal) :: ferraille {f}
scrap {n} (fight) :: litige {m}
scrape {v} /skɹeɪp/ (draw an object along while exerting pressure) :: gratter
scrape {v} (injure by scraping) :: effleurer
scraper {n} /ˈskɹeɪpɚ/ (an instrument by which anything is scraped) :: grattoir {m}
scrapheap {n} (junkyard) SEE: junkyard ::
scrapie {n} /ˈskɹeɪpi/ (A degenerative prion disease) :: tremblante du mouton
scrapyard {n} (a junkyard, a place where scrap is stored, discarded or resold) :: casse {f}
scratch {v} /skɹætʃ/ (to rub a surface with a sharp object) :: gratter
scratch {v} (to rub the skin with rough material) :: égratigner
scratch {v} (to irritate someone's skin with one's unshaven beard when kissing) :: piquer
scratch {v} (To mark a surface with a sharp object) :: rayer
scratch {v} (to delete) :: biffer, rayer, oblitérer
scratch {v} (to write or draw hastily or awkwardly) :: griffonner
scratch {v} (to dig or scrape with claws or fingernails with the intention to injure) :: griffer
scratch {n} (disruption or mark on a surface) :: égratignure {f}, rayure {f}
scratch {n} (money) :: pognon {m}, flouze {m}, blé {m}, grisbi {m}, thune {f}
scratch card {n} (lottery ticket) :: carte à gratter {f}, [France] jeu de grattage {m}, [Quebec] billet à gratter {m}, [Quebec, informal] gratteux {m}
scratching post {n} (wooden post that a cat scratches) :: griffoir {m}
scrawl {n} (irregular handwriting) :: griffonnage {m}, gribouillage {m}
scrawl {v} (to write in an irregular or illegible manner) :: griffonner
scrawny {adj} (Thin, malnourished and weak) :: maigrichon(ne), famélique
scream {n} /ˈskɹiːm/ (loud exclamation) :: cri {m}
scream {v} (to make the sound of a scream) :: crier
screaming sixties {n} (area of the earth between 60 and 70 degrees south) :: soixantièmes mugissants
scream queen {n} /ˈskɹiːm kwiːn/ (actress who appears in several horror movies) :: scream queen {f}
scree {n} /skɹiː/ (loose stony debris on a slope) :: éboulis {m}, pierrier {m}
screech {n} /skɹitʃ]/ (high-pitched strident or piercing sound) :: crissement
screech {v} (make a screech) :: striduler
screech owl {n} (Megascops) :: petit-duc maculé {m}
screech owl {n} (Tyto alba) SEE: western barn owl ::
screed {n} /skɹiːd/ (written harangue) :: litanie {f}, tirade {f}, harangue {f}, diatribe {f}
screed {n} (smooth flat layer of concrete or similar material) :: chape {f}
screen {n} /skɹiːn/ (physical divider) :: paravent {m}
screen {n} (viewing area of electronic output device) :: écran {m}
screen {n} (movie viewing area) :: écran {m}
screencap {n} (screenshot) SEE: screenshot ::
screen capture {n} (picture or image captured from a computer screen; a screenshot) :: capture d'écran {f}
screen door {n} (A light door of mesh) :: porte moustiquaire {f}
screening {n} (Mesh material that is used to screen) :: protection {f}
screening {n} (The showing of a film) :: projection {f}
screen name {n} (a pseudonym used for internet communications) :: pseudonyme {m}, alias {m}
screen printing {n} (printing method) :: sérigraphie {f}
screensaver {n} :: écran de veille {m}
screenshot {n} (image of computer screen output) :: capture d'écran {f}
screenwriter {n} (one who writes for the screen) :: scénariste {m} {f}
screw {n} /skɹuː/ (fastener) :: vis {f}
screw {n} (ship’s propeller) :: hélice {f}
screw {n} (act of screwing) :: visser
screw {v} (to connect or assemble pieces using a screw) :: visser
screw {v} (to have sexual intercourse with) :: baiser, coucher avec, fourrer, foutre, niquer
screw {v} (to cheat or treat unfairly) :: tricher
screwdriver {n} (tool) :: tournevis {m}
screwed {adj} (beset with unfortunate circumstances) :: foutu {m}
screw the pooch {v} (to fail) :: tout foutre en l'air
screw this {interj} :: j'en ai rien à faire, baise-le, baise ça
screw thread {n} (helical ridge or groove) :: filetage {m}, filet {m}
screw up {v} (colloquial: to make a mess of; to ruin) :: foirer [colloquial]
screw up {v} (colloquial: to blunder) :: gaffer, foirer [colloquial]
screw up {v} :: chiffonner, plisser, foutre en l’air
scribble {v} (to write or draw carelessly and in a hurry) :: griffoner
scribble {v} :: griffonner, gribouiller
scribbler {n} (one who scribbles; hasty or untalented writer) :: gribouilleur {m}, gribouilleuse {f}
scribbler {n} (untalented artist) :: gribouilleur {m}, gribouilleuse {f}
scribe {n} /skɹaɪb/ (one who writes; a draughtsman) :: scribe {m}
scribe {n} (writer and doctor of the law) :: scribe {m}
scrimmage {n} (practice game) SEE: exhibition game ::
script {n} /skɹɪpt/ (writing; written document) :: écrit {m}
script {n} (written characters, style of writing) :: écriture {f}
script {n} (text of the dialogue and action for a drama) :: script {m}, scénario {m}
script {n} (procedure or program in computing) :: script {m}
script {n} (a system of writing) :: écriture {f}
script kiddie {n} (hacker who compromises files on others' computers) :: script kiddie {m}
scriptorium {n} /skɹɪpˈtɔː.ɹɪəm/ (room set aside for the copying, writing, or illuminating of manuscripts) :: scriptorium
scripture {n} (any sacred writing or book) :: écriture {f}
Scripture {prop} (Bible) SEE: Bible ::
scriptwriter {n} (screenwriter) SEE: screenwriter ::
scrivener {n} /ˈskɹɪvənəɹ/ (professional writer) :: scribe
scrobiculate {adj} :: scrobiculé
scrofula {n} /ˈskɹɒfjʊlə/ (form of tuberculosis) :: écrouelles {f-p}, scrofule {f}
scrofulous {adj} (morally degenerate; corrupt) SEE: corrupt ::
scrofulous {adj} /ˈskɹɒfjʊləs/ (of, related to, or suffering from scrofula) :: scrofuleux
scroll {n} /skɹoʊl/ (roll of paper or parchment) :: rôle {m}, volumen {m}
scroll {n} (ornament) :: volute {f}
scroll {n} (end of a musical instrument) :: volute {f}, coquille {f}
scroll {v} ((Computing) to change one's view of data on a computer's display) :: faire défiler
scroll bar {n} (graphical widget) :: barre de défilement {f}, ascenseur {m}
scrooge {n} /skɹuːdʒ/ (miserly person) :: avare {m} {f}, grigou {m}, harpagon {m}, grippe-sou
scrotal {adj} (scrotal) :: scrotal
scrotum {n} /ˈskɹəʊtəm/ (the bag of the skin and muscle that contains the testicles) :: scrotum {m}
scrounge {v} /skɹɑʊndʒ/ (To hunt about, especially for something of nominal value; to scavenge or glean) :: glaner
scrounge {v} (To obtain something of moderate or inconsequential value from another) :: quémander, profiter
scrounge {n} (scrounger) SEE: scrounger ::
scrounger {n} (one who scrounges) :: profiteur, parasite
scrub {n} /skɹʌb/ (vegetation of inferior quality) :: broussaille {f}
scrub {v} (to rub hard) :: récurer, frotter
scrub {v} (to call off a scheduled event; to cancel) :: annuler
scrub {n} (clothing worn in surgery) :: blouse médicale {f}
scrub {n} (cancellation) SEE: cancellation ::
scrubbing brush {n} (short brush) :: éponge à récurer {f}
scruffy {adj} /ˈskɹʌ.fi/ (untidy in appearance) :: débraillé, négligé
scrum {n} /skɹʌm/ ((rugby) all the forwards joined together in an organised way) :: mêlée {f}
scrum {n} :: mêlée {f}
scrum-half {n} (rugby player) :: demi de mêlée {m}
scrummage {n} (rugby formation of all forwards) SEE: scrum ::
scrumptious {adj} /ˈskɹʌmp.ʃəs/ (delicious; delectable) :: succulent, délicieux
scrunchie {n} (small elasticated ring of fabric) :: chouchou {m}
scruple {n} /ˈskɹuːpəl/ (hesitation from the difficulty of determining what is right) :: scrupule {m}
scrupulously {adv} /ˈskɹuːpjʊləsli/ (in a careful manner) :: scrupuleusement
scrutinise {v} (scrutinize) SEE: scrutinize ::
scrutinize {v} /ˈskɹuːtə.naɪz/ (to examine with great care) :: scruter
SCTS {n} (sea cadet training ship) :: NECM
scuffle {n} /ˈskʌfəl/ (rough, disorderly fight or struggle at close quarters) :: rixe {f}, échauffourée {f}
scuffle {n} (Dutch hoe) :: binette {f}
scuff mark {n} (a mark caused by scuffing) :: éraflure {f}
scull {n} /skʌl/ (small boat) :: skiff {m}
scullery {n} /ˈskʌləɹi/ (room, next to a kitchen) :: arrière-cuisine {f}, souillarde {f}
sculpt {v} (be a sculptor) :: sculpter
sculptor {n} /ˈskʌlptɚ/ (a person who sculpts) :: sculpteur {m}
Sculptor {prop} (constellation) :: Sculpteur {m}
sculpture {n} (art of sculpting) :: sculpture {f}
sculpture {n} (work of art created by sculpting) :: sculpture {f}
scum {n} /skʌm/ (layer of impurities) :: écume {f}, couche {f}, mousse {f}, crasse {f}
scum {n} (person or persons considered to be reprehensible) :: ordure {f}, salaud {m}, racaille {f}
scumbag {n} (condom) SEE: condom ::
scumbag {n} (despicable person) :: sac à merde {m}
scupper {n} /ˈskʌp.ɚ/ (nautical: drainage hole) :: dalot {m}
scurry {v} (to run away with quick light steps) :: détaler, se sauver
scurvy {n} (deficiency of vitamin C) :: scorbut {m}
scurvy-grass {n} (Cochlearia) :: cochléaire {f}
scutch {n} /skʌt͡ʃ/ (implement used to separate the fibres of flax) :: écang {m}
scutch grass {n} (couch grass) SEE: couch grass ::
scutellum {n} (shield-shaped structure) :: scutellum {m}
scuttle {n} /ˈskʌtəl/ (a small hatch or opening in a boat) :: écoutille {f}
scuttle {v} (To deliberately sink a ship (often by order of the captain)) :: saborder, saboter
Scutum {prop} (constellation) :: Écu de Sobieski {m}
Scylla {prop} /ˈsɪlə/ (personification of the rock) :: Scylla {f}
scythe {n} /ˈsaɪθ/ (farm tool) :: faux
scythe {v} (to cut with a scythe) :: faucher
sea {n} /siː/ (body of water) :: mer {f}
sea anemone {n} (polyp) :: anémone de mer {f}
sea bass {n} /ˈsiːbæs/ (salt-water fish) :: bar {m}
seabed {n} (floor or bottom of the sea or ocean) :: fond marin {m}
seabird {n} (any bird that spends most of its time in coastal waters) :: oiseau de mer, oiseau marin
sea bluebell {n} (Mertensia maritima) :: mertensie maritime {f}
seaborgium {n} /siːˈbɔːɹɡiəm/ (chemical element with atomic number 106) :: seaborgium {m}
sea bream {n} (any of several species of marine fish) :: daurade {f}, dorade {f}
sea change {n} (profound transformation) :: changement en profondeur
sea cucumber {n} (sea cucumber) :: bêche-de-mer {f}
seadog {n} (sailor accustomed to the sea) :: loup de mer {m}
sea eagle {n} (Haliaeetus albicilla) SEE: white-tailed eagle ::
seafarer {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor ::
seafarer {n} (one who travels by sea) :: marin {m}
seafloor {n} (seafloor) :: fond marin {m}
seafood {n} (fish, shellfish, seaweed and other edible aquatic life) :: fruits de mer
seagrass {n} (grasslike marine plants) :: herbier marin {m}
seagull {n} /ˈsiː.ɡʌl/ (bird of the family Laridae) :: mouette {f}
sea hare {n} (large marine gastropod mollusc) :: lièvre de mer {m}
sea holly {n} (Eryngium maritimum) :: panicaut maritime {m}
sea horse {n} (walrus) SEE: walrus ::
sea horse {n} (fish) :: hippocampe {m}
sea krait {n} (snake) :: tricot
seal {n} /siːl/ (pinniped) :: phoque {m}
seal {n} (stamp used to impress a design on a soft substance) :: sceau {m}
seal {n} (design or insignia associated with organization or official role) :: sceau {m}
seal {n} (tight closure) :: joint
seal {v} (to place a seal on (a document)) :: sceller
seal {v} (to close securely) :: cacheter
seal {n} (chakra) SEE: chakra ::
sea lamprey {n} (animal) :: lamproie marine {f}
Sealand {prop} (the Principality of Sealand) :: Sealand, [officially] principauté de Sealand
sealant {n} (material used to seal a surface so as to prevent passage of a fluid) :: enduit étanche {m}
sea legs {n} (ability to walk steadily aboard) :: pied marin {m}
sea leopard {n} (Hydrurga leptonyx) SEE: leopard seal ::
sea level {n} (nominal height of the surface of the oceans above which heights of geographical features and aircraft flight levels are measured) :: niveau de la mer {m}
sealing wax {n} /ˈsiːlɪŋ ˌwæks/ (wax formerly melted onto a letter to seal it) :: cire à cacheter {f}
sea lion {n} (member of the Otariidae family) :: otarie {f}
sealskin {n} (type of fabric made from the skin of seals) :: phoque {m}
seam {n} /siːm/ (folded back and stitched piece of fabric) :: couture
seam {n} (suture) :: suture {f}
seam {n} (thin stratum of mineral) :: veine {f}
seam {n} (a joint formed by mating two separate sections of a material) :: jointure {f}
seam {n} (a line or depression left by a cut or wound) :: cicatrice {f}
seam allowance {n} /ˈsiːm əˌlaʊ.ənts/ (part of the material or fabric added to the dimensions of a pattern outside the seam) :: valeurs de couture
seaman {n} /ˈsiːmən/ (mariner or sailor) :: marin {m}, matelot {m}
seaman {n} (naval rank) :: matelot {m}
seamed stocking {n} (women's stocking having seams up the back, formerly common but now generally worn for effect) :: bas couture {m}
seamless {adj} (Having no seams) :: sans couture, inconsutile {m} {f}
seamless {adj} (Without interruption; coherent) :: homogène, intégré
sea monster {n} (large, aggressive creature in the sea) :: monstre marin {m}
seamount {n} (underwater mountain) :: piton sous-marin {m}
seamstress {n} /ˈsɛm(p).stɹɪs/ (a woman who sews clothes professionally) :: couturière {f}
Sea of Azov {prop} /ˈsiː əv ˈɑːzɔv/ (sea) :: mer d'Azov {f}
Sea of Galilee {prop} (lake in northern Israel) :: lac de Tibériade {m}, mer de Galilée {f}
Sea of Japan {prop} (the sea between Japan and the rest of Asia) :: mer du Japon {f}
Sea of Okhotsk {prop} (sea) :: mer d'Okhotsk {f}
sea otter {n} (Enhydra lutris) :: loutre de mer {f}
sea-parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin ::
sea pie {n} (dish of crust or pastry with meat or fish) :: [Quebecois] cipaille {m}
seaplane {n} (an aircraft) :: hydravion {m}
sear {v} /siːɹ/ (To char, scorch, or burn the surface of something with a hot instrument) :: [cooking] saisir, griller, brûler, calciner, marquer
search {v} (to search) SEE: look ::
search {n} /sɝt͡ʃ/ (an attempt to find something) :: recherche {f}
search {v} (to look throughout (a place) for something) :: chercher, fouiller
search {v} ((followed by "for") to look thoroughly) :: chercher
search engine {n} (application that searches for data) :: moteur de recherche {m}
searcher {n} /ˈsɜːt͡ʃə/ (One who searches) :: chercheur {m}
search warrant {n} (court order authorising the search of a place) :: mandat de perquisition {m}
sea room {n} (space to manoeuvre ship) :: mer libre {f}
sea salt {n} (salt prepared by evaporating sea water) :: sel marin {m}
sea serpent {n} (sea monster) :: serpent de mer {m}
seashell {n} (shell) :: coquille {f}
seashore {n} /siˈʃɔɹ/ (the coastal land bordering a sea or ocean) :: rivage {m}, rive {f}, bord de mer {m}
seashore {n} (foreshore) SEE: foreshore ::
sea-sickness {n} (seasickness) SEE: seasickness ::
seasickness {n} /ˈsiːsɪk.nəs/ (a feeling of nausea caused by the motion of a ship) :: mal de mer {m}, naupathie {f}
seaside {n} (the area by and around the sea) :: côte {f}, rivage {m}, littoral {m}
seaside {adj} (related to a seaside) :: littoral {m}
seaside resort {n} (coastal holiday resort) :: station balnéaire {f}
sea snail {n} :: bigorneau {m}
season {n} /ˈsiːzən/ (quarter of a year) :: saison {f}
season {n} (part of year with something special) :: saison {f}
season {n} (a group of episodes) :: saison
season {n} ((obsolete) an extended, undefined period of time) :: temps {m}
season {v} (to flavour food) :: épicer, assaisonner
seasonably {adv} (at an opportune time) :: au temps convenable
seasonal {adj} (of, related to or reliant on a season) :: saisonnier
seasonal affective disorder {n} (Depression associated with lack of natural light in winter) :: dépression hivernale {f}
seasoning {n} (cooking ingredient) :: assaisonnement {m}, épice {f}
season ticket {n} (ticket that is valid for all of the events in a series) :: abonnement
seat {n} /siːt/ (place in which to sit) :: place {f}
seat {n} (piece of furniture) :: siège {m} chaise {f}
seat {n} (horizontal portion of a chair) :: assise {f}
seat {n} (part of an object or individual directly involved in sitting) :: séant {m}, siège {m}
seat {n} (location of a governing body) :: siège {m}
seat at the table {n} :: avoir voix au chapitre
seat belt {n} (restraining belt) :: ceinture de sécurité {f}
sea turtle {n} (any turtle that inhabits oceans) :: tortue marine {f}
sea urchin {n} /ˈsi ˌɝtʃɪ̈n/ (any of many marine echinoderms of the class Echinoidea) :: oursin {m}, hérisson de mer {m}
seawall {n} (coastal defence) :: digue
seawater {n} (salt water of a sea or ocean) :: eau de mer {f}
seaweed {n} (marine plants and algae) :: algues {f-p}
sebacate {n} (any salt of sebacic acid) :: sébacate {m}, sébaçate {m}
sebacic {adj} (pertaining to sebacic acid or its derivatives) :: sébacique {m} {f}
Sebastian {prop} /səˈbæstʃən/ (given name) :: Sébastien
sebiferous {adj} :: sébifère {m} {f}
sebum {n} /ˈsibm̩/ (thick oily substance) :: sébum {m}
secateurs {n} (pruning shears) SEE: pruning shears ::
secede {v} /sɪˈsiːd/ (To split from or to withdraw from membership of a political union, an alliance or an organisation) :: faire sécession
secession {n} /səˈsɛʃən/ (The act of seceding) :: sécession {f}
secessionist {n} (one who supports secession) :: sécessionniste
secluded {adj} (in seclusion, isolated, remote) :: isolé
seclusion {n} (The act of secluding, or the state of being secluded; a shutting out or keeping apart, or the state of being shut out) :: isolement {m}, séclusion {f}
second {adj} /ˈsɛk.(ə)nd/ (second (numeral)) :: deuxième {m} {f}, second {m}, [in names of monarchs and popes] deux {m} {f}
second {adj} (that which comes after the first) :: deuxième {m} {f}, second {m}
second {n} (manufactured item that fails to meet quality control standards) :: article de second choix {m}
second {n} /ˈsɛk.(ə)nd/ (one-sixtieth of a minute; SI unit of time) :: seconde {f}
second {n} (unit of angular measure) :: seconde {f}, seconde d'angle {f}
second {n} (short, indeterminate amount of time) :: seconde {f}, instant {m}
second {v} /ˈsɛk.(ə)nd/ (to assist, support, back) :: soutenir
secondary {adj} /ˈsɛkənd(ə)ɹɪ/ (succeeding first) :: secondaire
secondary legislation {n} (legislation enacted by power derived from another legislation) :: législation déléguée {f}
secondary school {n} (school) :: école secondaire {f}, lycée {m} [equivalent in France], collège {m} [Switzerland]
secondary smoking {n} (passive smoking) SEE: passive smoking ::
second base {n} (the base opposite home plate) :: deuxième but {m}, deuxième base {f}
second coming {n} (the return of Jesus Christ) :: retour
second fiddle {n} (music: fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle) :: second violon {m}
Second French Empire {prop} (empire ruled by Napoleon III) :: Second Empire {m}
second grade {n} (period in school after first grade and before third grade) :: CE1 {m}
second-growth forest {n} (forest which has been harvested and is regrowing) :: forêt secondaire {f}
second hand {n} (the hand or pointer that shows the number of seconds that have passed) :: trotteuse
second hand {adj} (secondhand) SEE: secondhand ::
secondhand {adj} (not new; previously owned and used by another) :: seconde main, occasion, de seconde main
second helping {n} (a second portion of the same thing (usually of food)) :: deuxième portion {f}
second last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
secondly {adv} (in the second place) :: deuxièmement
second of arc {n} (angle of an arc) :: seconde d’arc {f}
second person {n} (the form of a verb used when the subject of a sentence is the audience) :: deuxième personne {f}
second-person plural {n} (the linguistic category referring to multiple people being addressed by the speaker of an utterance) :: deuxième personne du pluriel {f}
second-person singular {n} :: deuxième personne du singulier {f}
second-rate {adj} (of mediocre quality) :: de second ordre, de second rang
second to last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
second wind {n} (renewed feeling of energy) :: second souffle {m}
Second World War {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II ::
secrecy {n} /ˈsiːkɹəsi/ (concealment) :: secret {m}
secret {n} /ˈsiːkɹɪt/ (knowledge that is hidden) :: secret {m}
secret {adj} (being or kept hidden.) :: secret {m}
secret admirer {n} (romantic admirer) :: admirateur secret {m}
secret agent {n} (member of an intelligence agency whose identity or affiliation is kept confidential) :: agent secret {m}, agente secrète {f}
secretariat {n} /ˌsɛkɹəˈtɛəɹɪət/ (the office or department of a government secretary) :: secrétariat {m}
secretary {n} /ˈsɛkɹətɛɹi/ (person keeping records and handling clerical work) :: secrétaire {m} {f}
secretary {n} (head of a department of government) :: secrétaire
secretary {n} (type of desk) :: secrétaire
secretary {n} (sagittarius serpentarius) :: messager serpentaire
secretary bird {n} /ˈsɛkɹəˌtɛɹɪ bɜːd/ (member of bird family) :: messager sagittaire {m}, messager secrétaire {m}, messager serpentaire {m}
Secretary General {n} (chief administrator of an international body) :: secrétaire général {m}
Secretary of State {n} (government position) :: secrétaire d'État {m} {f}
secrete {v} /sɪˈkɹiːt/ ((transitive) produce by secretion) :: sécrèter, excréter
secrete {v} (to conceal) :: celer, cacher
secrete {v} (to steal) :: dérober, enlever
secretion {n} (secreted substance) :: sécrétion {f}
secretion {n} (act of secreting) :: sécrétion {f}
secretion {n} (act of hiding) :: mettre au secret
secretive {adj} (having an inclination to secrecy) :: secret nature, cachottier behaviour
secretly {adv} /ˈsi.kɹə (in a secret manner) :: secrètement, en cachette
secret of Polichinelle {n} (secret known to everyone) :: secret de Polichinelle {m}
secret police {n} (police operating outside normal boundaries of law) :: police secrète {f}
secret service {n} (government organization) :: service secret {m}
sect {n} (religious movement) :: secte {f}
sectarianism {n} /sekˈteəɹi.ənɪzəm/ (rigid adherence to a particular sect, party or denomination) :: sectarisme {m}
section {n} /ˈsɛkʃən/ (cutting, part cut out) :: section
section {n} (part, piece or subdivision of anything) :: section {f}
section {n} (part of a document) :: section {f}; section {f}, [Canada] article {m} [law]
section {n} (science: thin slice of material) :: section
section {v} (to cut) :: sectionner
section {v} (to commit to mental hospital) :: interner
sectionary {n} (a member or supporter of the sectionary party) :: sectionnaire {m-f}
sectionary {adj} (pertaining to the sectionary party) :: sectionnaire
sector {n} /ˈsɛk.təɹ/ (section) :: secteur
sector {n} (a field of economic activity) :: secteur
sectoral {adj} (pertaining to a sector) :: sectoriel {m}, sectorielle {f}
secular {adj} /sɛk.jə.lə(ɹ)/ (not specifically religious) :: séculier, laïque, mondain
secular {adj} (temporal) :: séculier
secular {adj} (happening once in an age or century) :: séculaire
secular {adj} :: profane
secularism {n} (The related political belief in the separation of church and state) :: sécularisme {m}, laïcisme {m}
secularity {n} (state of being secular) :: sécularité {f}, laïcité {f}
secularize {v} (to make secular) :: laïciser, séculariser
secure {adj} /səˈkjʊə(ɹ)/ (free from attack or danger; protected) :: sûr
secure {adj} (free from the danger of theft; safe) :: sûr
secure {adj} (free from the risk of eavesdropping, interception or discovery; secret) :: sûr
secure {adj} (free from anxiety or doubt; unafraid) :: sûr
secure {adj} (Firm and not likely to fail; stable) :: sûr
secure {adj} (Free from the risk of financial loss; reliable) :: sûr
securely {adv} (in a secure manner) :: en sécurité, solidement, fermement
securitization {n} /sɪˈkjʊəɹɪtʌɪzeɪʃən/ (process of securitizing assets) :: titrisation {f}
securitize {v} (to convert assets to secrities) :: titriser
security {n} /səˈkjɔɹ.ɪˌti/ (condition of not being threatened) :: sécurité {f}
security {n} (something that secures) :: sécurité {f}, sécurisant {m}
security {n} (finance: tradeable financial asset) :: titre négociable {m}, papier-valeur {m} (Luxembourg, Switzerland)
Security Council {prop} (UN Security Council) SEE: UN Security Council ::
security deposit {n} (amount of money paid in advance as security) :: dépôt de garantie {m}, caution {f}
security guard {n} (person employed to provided security) :: agent de sécurité {m}
Security Intelligence Review Committee {prop} (oversight committee overseeing the CSIS security service of Canada) :: Comité de surveillance des activités de reseignement de sécurité
security service {n} (government organisation established to protect its nation and its secrets from enemies) :: service de sécurité {m}
security theater {n} (measures which provide a sense of security without providing security) :: comédie sécuritaire {f}
sedan {n} /səˈdæn/ (enclosed chair carried by porters) :: palanquin {m}
sedan {n} (style of automobile) :: berline {f}
sedan chair {n} (small litter or palanquin) :: chaise à porteurs {f}
sedative {n} /ˈsɛdətɪv/ (an agent or drug that sedates) :: sédatif {m}
sedative {adj} (calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing) :: sédatif
sedentary {adj} (not moving, not migratory) :: sédentaire
sedentary {adj} (not moving much; sitting around) :: sédentaire
sedentism {n} :: sédentarité {f}
sedevacantism {n} (belief that actual pope is not a true and legitimated one) :: sédévacantisme
sedge {n} /sɛd͡ʒ/ (any plant of the genus Carex) :: laîche {f}
sedge warbler {n} (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus) :: phragmite des joncs {m}
sediment {n} /ˈsɛd.ɪ.mənt/ (collection of small particles) :: sédiment {m}
sediment {v} (to deposit material as a sediment) :: sédimenter
sediment {v} (to be deposited as a sediment) :: sédimenter
sedimentary rock {n} (one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth) :: roche sédimentaire
sedimentation {n} (separation of a suspension of solid particles into a slurry) :: sédimentation {f}
sedimentology {n} (study of natural sediments) :: sédimentologie {f}
sedition {n} /sɛˈdɪ.ʃən/ (insurrection or rebellion) :: sédition {f}, révolte {f},
seditious {adj} (of, related to, or involved in sedition) :: séditieux {m}, séditieuse {f}
Sedna {prop} (a goddess) :: Sedna {f}
Sedna {prop} (planetoid) :: Sedna
seduce {v} /sɪˈd(j)uːs/ (to beguile or lure someone away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct; to lead astray) :: séduire
seduce {v} (to entice or induce someone to engage in a sexual relationship) :: séduire
seduce {v} (to win over or attract someone) :: séduire
seducer {n} (someone who seduces, especially a man who seduces a woman) :: séducteur {m}, séductrice {f}
seduction {n} /sɪˈdʌk.ʃn̩/ (act of seducing) :: séduction {f}
seductive {adj} (attractive, alluring, tempting) :: séduisant {m}, séduisante {f}
seductress {n} (woman who seduces) :: séductrice {f}, vamp {f}
sedulous {adj} /ˈsɛdʒələs/ (persevering in business or in endeavors) :: pointilleux
see {v} /siː/ (perceive with the eyes) :: voir
see {v} (understand) :: voir
see {n} (diocese) :: siège {f}, évêché {m}
see also {phrase} :: voir aussi
seed {n} /siːd/ (fertilized grain) :: semence {f}, graine {f}
seed {n} (amount of fertilized grain) :: semence {f}
seed {n} (semen) :: sperme
seed {n} (offspring, descendants, progeny) :: postérité {f}, semence {f}
seed {v} (to plant or sow seeds) :: semer, ensemencer
seed {v} (assign a position to in a tournament) :: apparier, départager, classer
seeding {n} (Arrangement of positions in a tournament) :: appariement, départage, [racing] grille de départ
seedling {n} /ˈsiːdlɪŋ/ (young plant grown from seed) :: semis
seedy {adj} (disreputable; run-down) :: louche, glauque
seeing {adj} /ˈsiːɪŋ/ (having vision; not blind) :: voyant {m}
seeing-eye dog {n} (seeing-eye dog) SEE: guide dog ::
seeing is believing {proverb} (you need to see something to believe it) :: une image vaut mille mots, voir, c'est croire
seek {v} /siːk/ (to try to find) :: chercher
seek a knot in a bulrush {v} :: chercher midi à quatorze heures
seeker {n} (One who seeks) :: demandeur
seel {v} (To blind) SEE: blind ::
seel {v} (To sew together the eyes of a young hawk) :: ciller
seem {v} (to appear, to seem) SEE: look ::
seem {v} /siːm/ (to appear) :: sembler, paraître
seemingly {adv} (apparently) SEE: apparently ::
see Naples and die {proverb} (since nothing compares to the beauty of Naples, you can die after you've seen it) :: voir Naples et mourir, voir Naples et puis mourir
see off {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat ::
see off {v} (to accompany someone to a point of departure) :: accompagner
seep {v} /siːp/ (to ooze through pores) :: s'infiltrer suinter
seer {n} /siːɹ/ (someone who sees something; an eyewitness) :: témoin {m}
seer {n} (someone who foretells the future) :: voyant {m}, voyante {f}
see reason {v} (see sense) SEE: see sense ::
see red {v} (to become angry) :: voir rouge
seersucker {n} /ˈsɪɹˌsʌk.ɚ/ :: crépon {m}, sirsacas, cirsakas, cirsac, seersucker
seesaw {n} (structure moving up and down, balanced in the middle) :: balançoire {f}, tapecul {m}
see sense {v} :: entendre raison
see stars {v} (experience flashing lights) :: voir trente-six chandelles
seethe {v} /siːð/ (to boil vigorously (intransitive verb)) :: bouillonner
see the forest for the trees {v} (to be overwhelmed by detail to the point where it obscures the overall situation) :: l'arbre qui cache la forêt
see through {v} (avoid being deceived) :: pénétrer
see through {v} (to recognize someone's true motives) :: anticiper
see-through {adj} (transparent) SEE: transparent ::
see-through {adj} (translucent) SEE: translucent ::
see ya {interj} (see you) SEE: see you ::
see you {phrase} (see you later) :: à plus
see you later {phrase} (goodbye) :: à plus tard, à bientôt, à la prochaine, à tout à l'heure {f}, au revoir [formally]
see you later alligator {phrase} (Extended form of see you later) :: à plus, Darius
see you soon {interj} (goodbye) :: à bientôt
see you tomorrow {phrase} (see you tomorrow) :: à demain
segetal {adj} (that grows in cornfields) :: ségétal
segment {n} /ˈsɛɡmɛnt/ (length of some object) :: segment {m}
segment {n} (part, portion) :: quartier {m}
segment {v} (to divide into segments or sections) :: segmenter
segment {n} (line segment) SEE: line segment ::
segment {n} (circular segment) SEE: circular segment ::
segmentation {n} (the act or an instance of dividing into segments) :: segmentation {f}
segmentation {n} (the state of being divided into segments) :: segmentation {f}
Segorbe {prop} /sɛˈɡɔːbeɪ/ (municipality in Castellón, Spain) :: Segorbe
Segovia {prop} (city in Castile, Spain) :: Ségovie {f}
segregation {n} /sɛɡɹəˈɡeɪ̯ʃən/ (setting apart or separation) :: ségrégation {f}, séparation {f}
segue {v} /ˈsɛɡweɪ/ (to move smoothly from one topic to another) :: enchaîner
segue {v} (music: to move smoothly from one theme to another) :: enchaîner
segue {v} (to play a sequence of records without talking in between) :: enchaîner
segue {n} (an instance of segueing, a transition) :: transition {f}
seigneuress {n} (seigneuresse) SEE: seigneuresse ::
seigneuresse {n} :: seigneuresse
seine {n} /seɪn/ (fishing net) :: seine {f}
seine {v} (to fish) :: seiner
Seine {prop} /seɪn/ (river of northern France) :: Seine {f}
seisin {n} ((historical) feudal right to possession) :: saisine {f}
seismic {adj} /ˈsaɪzmɪk/ :: sismique
seismogram {n} (output from an accelerograph or seismograph) :: sismogramme {m}
seismograph {n} /ˈsaɪz.mə.ɡɹæf/ (instrument that detects and records earthquakes) :: seismographe
seismologist {n} (person who practices seismology) :: seismologiste {m} {f}
seismology {n} /saɪzˈmɑlədʒi/ (the study of the vibration of the Earth's interior) :: sismologie {f}, séismologie {f}
seismometer {n} (device used by seismologists to measure seismic waves) :: sismographe {m}
seitan {n} /ˈseɪtɑn/ (wheat gluten) :: seitan {m}
sei whale {n} (whale of the rorqual family) :: rorqual boréal {m}
seiyuu {n} (voice actor) SEE: voice actor ::
seize {v} /siːz/ (grab) :: saisir, se saisir de
seize {v} (take advantage) :: saisir
seize {v} (take possession of (by force, law etc)) :: saisir
seize {v} (to bind or lock in position) :: se gripper [of a motor or other machine]
seize the day {v} (enjoy the present) :: cueillir le jour, carpe diem
seizure {n} (act of taking possession, as by force or right of law) :: saisie {f}
seizure {n} (sudden attack or convulsion) :: attaque {f}, crise {f}
seizure {n} (sudden onset of pain or emotion) :: attaque {f}
sejant {adj} (seated, sitting) :: séant
sejunct {adj} (separate) SEE: separate ::
sekere {n} /sekeˈɹe/ (musical instrument) :: chekeré
Selandian {prop} (subdivision of the Paleocene epoch) :: Sélandien
Selangor {prop} (western Malaysian state) :: Selangor {m}
selcouth {adj} (strange, rare, marvellous) :: merveilleux, étrange, miraculeux
seldom {adv} /ˈsɛldəm/ (infrequently, rarely) :: rarement
select {adj} /sɪˈlɛkt/ (privileged, specially selected) :: sélect
select {v} (to choose one or more elements from a set) :: choisir, sélectionner
selected {adj} /sɪˈlɛktɪd/ (that have been selected or chosen) :: sélectionné
selection {n} /səˈlɛkʃən/ (process or act of selecting) :: sélection {f}
selection {n} (something selected) :: sélection
selection {n} :: sélection
selective {adj} /səˈlɛktɪv/ (of or pertaining to the process of selection) :: sélectif
selective {adj} (choosy, fussy or discriminating when selecting) :: sélectif
selective breeding {n} (artificial selection) SEE: artificial selection ::
selectivity {n} (the quality of being selective) :: sélectivité
Selena {prop} /sɪˈliːnə/ (female given name) :: Sélène {f}, Séléna {f}, Céline {f}
selenate {n} (any salt or ester of selenic acid) :: séléniate {m}
Selene {prop} /sɪˈliːnɪ/ (Greek moon goddess) :: Séléné {f}
selenide {n} (compound in which selenium serves as an anion) :: séléniure {m}
selenite {n} (gypsum) :: sélénite {f}
selenite {n} (from selenous acid) :: sélénite {m}
Selenite {n} (inhabitant of the Moon) SEE: Lunarian ::
selenium {n} /sɪˈliː.ni.əm/ (chemical element) :: sélénium {m}
selenography {n} (scientific study of the moon) :: sélénographie {f}
selenologist {n} (person skilled or involved in selenology) :: sélénologue {m} {f}, sélénologiste {m} {f}
selenology {n} /sɛliːˈnɒləd͡ʒɪ/ (the study of the moon and several satellites) :: sélénologie
Seleucia {prop} /sɪˈluː.ʃə/ (city) :: Séleucie {f}
Seleucus {prop} /səˈl(j)uːkəs/ (Ancient Greek name) :: Séleucos
self {n} /sɛlf/ (individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness) :: soi-même {m}
self- {prefix} (of, by, in or with oneself or itself) :: auto-
self-aggrandizement {n} (behavior which increases one's own wealth or power, or which is intended to create an appearance of importance) :: autoglorification {f}
self-assurance {n} (state or quality of being confident in oneself) :: aplomb {m}, confiance en soi {f}
self-assured {adj} (confident on one's abilities) :: sûr de soi, plein d'assurance
self-aware {adj} (aware of oneself) :: autoconscient
self-awareness {n} (state of being self-aware) :: conscience de soi {f}
self-censorship {n} (act of censoring one's own work) :: auto-censure {f}
self-cleaning {adj} (that cleans itself) :: autolavable
self-conceit {n} (vanity) :: autosuffisance {f}
self-confidence {n} (state of being self-confident) :: confiance en soi {f}
self-confidence {n} (measure of one's belief in one's own abilities) :: confiance en soi {f}
self-confident {adj} (confident in one's abilities) :: sûr de soi
self-conscious {adj} (aware of oneself as an individual being) :: introspectif
self-consciousness {n} (awareness of the self as an entity) :: conscience de soi {f}
self-contained {adj} (not requiring external or additional support) :: autonome, indépendant
self-control {n} (ability to control one's desires and impulses) :: contrôle de soi {m}, maîtrise de soi {f}
self-correct {v} :: autocorriger
self-criticism {n} (criticism of oneself) :: autocritique {f}
self-deception {n} (fooling oneself) :: auto-illusion {f}
self-defense {n} (means of defending oneself from attack) :: auto-défense {f}
self-defense {n} ((law) Defense for oneself against violence) :: légitime défense {f}
self-denial {n} (action that sacrifices one's own benefit for the good of others) :: abnégation
self-destruct {v} (to destroy oneself) :: auto-détruire
self-destruction {n} (voluntary destruction of something by itself) :: autodestruction {f}
self-destructive {adj} (that causes injury to oneself or harm to one's interests) :: autodestructeur {m}, autodestructrice {f}
self-determination {n} (political independence of a people) :: autodétermination
self-educated {adj} (having learned without the direction of a teacher) :: autodidacte
self-employed {adj} (working for oneself) :: indépendant, autonome
self-esteem {n} /ˌsɛlf.ə.ˈstiːm/ (confidence in one's own worth) :: amour-propre, estime de soi
self-evident {adj} (obviously true) :: l'évidence même
self-explanatory {adj} (explaining itself) :: auto-explicatif
self-extinguishing {adj} :: autoextinguible
self-fulfilling {adj} (describing a prediction that causes itself to occur as predicted) :: autoréalisateur {m}, autoréalisatrice {f}
self-fulfilling prophecy {n} (A prediction that, by being voiced, causes itself to come true) :: prophétie autoréalisatrice {f}
self-hatred {n} (hatred of oneself) :: la haine de soi {f}
selfheal {n} (plant of genus Prunella) :: brunelle {f}
selfhood {n} (individuality) :: individualité {f};, ipséité {f}
selfhood {n} (personality) :: personnalité {f};
selfhood {n} (selfishness) :: égocentrisme {m}, égoïsme {m};
selfie {n} /ˈsɛlfi/ (photographic self-portrait) :: selfie {m} {f}; [Canadian French]: égoportrait {m}, autophoto {f}
selfie stick {n} (extendable arm to hold a camera) :: perche à selfie
self-image {n} (way a person views themself) :: image de soi {m}
self-immolate {v} (to set oneself on fire) :: s'immoler
self-immolation {n} (setting oneself on fire) :: auto-immolation {f}
self-important {adj} (having too high an opinion of one's own importance) :: présomptueux
self-improvement {n} (following a disciplined programme to improve one’s health or character) :: auto-amélioration
self-incriminate {v} (incriminate oneself) :: auto-incriminer
self-indulgence {n} (excessive or immoderate indulgence of one's own personal desires and needs) :: dissolution {f}
self-indulgent {adj} (exhibiting tendencies of self-indulgence) :: dissolu
selfish {adj} /ˈsɛlfɪʃ/ (holding one's self-interest as the standard for decision making) :: égoïste
selfish {adj} (regard for oneself above others' well-being) :: égoïste
selfish gene {n} (gene regarded as primary driver and beneficiary of the evolutionary process) :: gène égoïste {m}
selfishness {n} (quality of being selfish) :: égoïsme {f}
self-lacing {adj} :: autolaçant
self-learning {n} (learning done by oneself) :: auto-apprentissage {m}
selfless {adj} (having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself; unselfish) :: dévoué, altruiste
self-love {n} (regard for oneself) :: amour-propre {m}
self-obsession {n} (preoccupation with self) :: égocentrisme
self-pity {n} (feeling of pity for oneself) :: apitoiement sur soi-même {m}, autoapitoiement {m}, auto-apitoiement
self pollination {n} (self pollination) SEE: self-pollination ::
self-pollination {n} (Pollination of a flower by its own pollen) :: auto-pollinisation {f}
self-pollute {v} (to masturbate) :: se polluer
self-portrait {n} (portrait of the painter who painted it) :: autoportrait {m}
self-preservation {n} /ˌsɛlfˌpɹɛzɜˈɹ.veɪ.ʃən/ (self-preservation) :: autoconservation {f}
self-proclaimed {adj} (announced by oneself) :: autoproclamé
self-propelled {adj} (having its own means of propulsion) :: auto-tracté
self-publishing {v} (the publishing of books and other media by the authors) :: autopublication {f}
self-reference {n} (referring to itself) :: auto-référence {f}
self-referential {adj} /ˈsɛlf ɹɛfəˈɹɛnʃl/ (that or who refers to itself or oneself) :: autoréférentiel, autoréférent
self-referentiality {n} (quality of being self-referential) :: autoréférentialité {f}
self-reliance {n} (independence) :: autonomie {f}, autosuffisance {f}
self-respect {n} (knowledge of one's own worth) :: respect de soi {m}, dignité personnelle {f}
self-righteous {adj} (piously self-assured and smugly moralistic) :: bien-pensant
self-sacrifice {n} (giving up of one's own benefit) :: auto-sacrifice {m}, sacrifice de soi {m}
selfsame {adj} (the very same) :: identique, le même
self-satisfaction {n} (contentment with one's own accomplishments or situation) :: autosatisfaction {f}
self-satisfied {adj} (satisfied with oneself) :: suffisant
self-selection {n} :: auto-sélection
self-service {n} (the practice of serving oneself) :: self-service {m}, libre-service {m}
self-serving {adj} (showing interest only in oneself) :: intéressé
self-study {n} (study without the aid of a formal education institution) :: auto-apprentissage {m}
self-sufficiency {n} (condition of being self-sufficient) :: autosuffisance {f}, autonomie {f}
self-sufficient {adj} (able to provide for oneself independently of others) :: autosuffisant
self-taught {adj} (educated by oneself) SEE: self-educated ::
self-worth {n} (value one assigns to oneself) :: estime de soi {f}
sell {v} /sɛl/ (to agree to transfer goods or provide services) :: vendre
sell {v} (to be sold) :: se vendre
seller {n} /ˈsɛlɚ/ (someone who sells) :: vendeur {m}, vendeuse {f}
sell like hot cakes {v} (sell quickly) :: se vendre comme des petits pains
sellotape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
Sellotape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
Selonia {prop} (A cultural region in Latvia) :: Sélonie
semantic {adj} /sɪˈmæntɪk/ (of or relating to semantics or the meanings of words) :: sémantique
semantically {adv} (in the manner of or referring to semantics) :: sémantiquement
semantic field {n} (group of words relating to same subject) :: champ sémantique {m}
semantician {n} (one who studies semantics) :: sémanticien {m}, sémanticienne {f}
semanticism {n} (the belief that semantics is central to grammar) :: sémantisme
semantics {n} /sɪˈmæntɪks/ (science of the meaning of words) :: sémantique {f}
semantic shift {n} (linguistics) :: glissement sémantique
semaphore {n} /ˈsɛ.mə.fɔː/ (computing term) :: sémaphore {m}
semelfactive {adj} (of or relating to the semelfactive aspect) :: sémelfactif
semelfactive {n} (semelfactive aspect) :: aspect sémelfactif {m}
semelfactive aspect {n} (grammar aspect) :: aspect sémelfactif {m}
semen {n} (semen (fluid)) SEE: sperm ::
semen {n} /ˈsiːmən/ (male reproductory fluid) :: semence {f}, sperme {m}
semester {n} /sɪˈmɛstɚ/ (half of school year) :: semestre
semi- {prefix} /sɛmi/ (half (prefix)) :: semi-, demi-, à moitié
semiannual {adj} (half-yearly) :: semi-annuel
semi-automatic {adj} (of a firearm, loading the next shell but requiring the trigger to be squeezed for each shot) :: semiautomatique {m} {f}
semi-automatic {n} (semi-automatic transmission) :: semiautomatique {m}
semibreve {n} (whole note) :: ronde {f}
semicircle {n} (half of a circle) :: demi-cercle {m}
semicircular {adj} (in the shape of a semicircle) :: demi-circulaire
semicircumference {n} (half of a circumference) :: semi-circonférence {f}
semicolon {n} /ˈsɛmikoʊlən/ (punctuation mark ';') :: point-virgule {m}
semiconductor {n} (substance with electrical properties between conductor and insulator) :: semiconducteur {m}
semi-detached {adj} (having one wall shared) :: jumelée {f}
semifinal {n} (competition) :: demi-finale {m}
semifinalist {n} (person who competes in the semifinals) :: demi-finaliste {m} {f}
semilegendary {adj} :: semi-légendaire
seminal {adj} (of or relating to seed or semen) :: séminal
seminal {adj} (creative or having the power to originate) :: créatif, reproductif, fondateur, fécond
seminal {adj} (highly influential) :: influent, important, essentiel
seminal vesicle {n} /ˈsɛmɪnəlˌvɛsɪkl/ (seminal vesicle) :: vésicule séminale {f}
seminar {n} (class held for advanced studies) :: séminaire {m}
seminarist {n} (student at a seminary) :: séminariste {m}
seminary {n} (theological school) :: séminaire {m}
seminiferous {adj} (containing, bearing, or producing semen) :: séminifère {m} {f}
seminiform {adj} :: séminiforme
seminude {adj} (half-naked) SEE: half-naked ::
semiologist {n} /ˌsimaɪˈɒlədʒɪst/ (one who studies semiology) :: sémiologue {m} {f}
semiology {n} (semiotics) :: sémiologie {f}
semiotic {adj} /ˌsɛmiːˈɒtɪk/ (of or relating to semiotics or to semantics) :: sémiotique
semiotician {n} (linguist specialized in semiotics) :: sémanticien {m}, sémioticien {m}
semiotics {n} (study of signs) :: sémiotique {f}
semipermeable {adj} /ˌsɛmiˈpɜː(ɹ)miəbəl/ (permeable to some things and not to others) :: semiperméable
semipornographic {adj} (partly pornographic) :: semipornographique
semiquaver {n} (music) :: double croche {f}
semirigid {adj} (partially rigid) :: semirigide
Semite {n} /ˈsɛmaɪt/ (descendant of any of these peoples) :: sémite {m} {f}
Semitic {adj} /sɛˈmɪ.tɪk/ (pertaining to the Semitic subdivision of Afro-Asiatic languages) :: sémitique
Semitic {adj} (pertaining to the Semites) :: sémitique
Semitism {n} (Jewishness) :: sémitisme {m}
semitone {n} (interval between adjacent keys) :: demi-ton {m}
semi-trailer {n} (trailer without a front axle and with wheels only at the trailing end) :: semi-remorque {m}
semi-trailer {n} (tractor-trailer or big rig) :: semi-remorque {m}
semivowel {n} (sound in speech) :: semi-voyelle {f}, semi-consonne {f}
semla {n} /ˈsɛmlə/ (Swedish pastry eaten on Shrove Tuesday) :: semla {m}
semolina {n} /ˌsɛməˈliːnə/ (hard grains of flour left after milling) :: semoule {f}
semordnilap {n} (word, phrase, or sentence that has the property of forming another word, phrase, or sentence when its letters are reversed) :: anacyclique {m}
sempiternal {adj} /ˌsɛm.pɪˈtəː.nəl/ (seemingly everlasting or eternal) :: sempiternel
senary {adj} (of sixth rank or order) :: sénaire {m} {f}
senate {n} /ˈsɛnɪt/ (the upper house in some bicameral legislative systems) :: sénat {m}
Senate {prop} (legislative body) :: Sénat {m}, sénat {m}
Senate {prop} (Roman senate) :: Sénat {m}
Senate {prop} (Canadian senate) :: Sénat {m}
senator {n} /ˈsɛn.ə.tɚ/ (member in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate) :: sénateur {m}, sénatrice {f}
send {v} /sɛnd/ (make something go somewhere) :: envoyer
sender {n} /ˈsɛndɚ/ (someone who sends) :: expéditeur {m}, expéditrice {f}
send for {v} (summon) :: faire venir
sendoff {n} (farewell party) :: fête d'adieu, pot de départ {m}
send someone packing {v} (expel, eject, or dismiss someone) :: envoyer promener, envoyer balader, envoyer paître
send-up {n} /ˈsɛndˌʌp/ (satirical imitation) :: parodie {f}
Seneca {prop} /ˈsɛnəkə/ (Roman cognomen) :: Sénèque {m}
Seneca {n} (tribe) :: Tsonnontouan, Sénécas
Senegal {prop} /ˌsɛn.ɪ.ˈɡɔːl/ (Republic of Senegal) :: Sénégal {m}
Senegalese {adj} /ˌsɛ.nə.ɡəˈliːz/ (pertaining to Senegal) :: sénégalais
Senegalese {n} (person from Senegal) :: Sénégalais {m}, Sénégalaise {f}
senescent {adj} (growing old) :: sénescent
seneschal {n} (steward in charge of a medieval nobleman's estate) :: sénéchal
seneschalty {n} (The jurisdiction or district of a seneschal) :: sénéchausée
senile {adj} /ˈsiːnaɪl/ (exhibiting the deterioration in mind) :: sénile
senility {n} (the losing of memory and reason) :: sénilité
senior {adj} /ˈsinjɚ/ (older) :: aîné {m}
senior {n} (someone older than someone else) :: supérieur {m}
senior captain {n} (army) :: Belgium: Captain-Commandant
seniority {n} /siːnɪˈɒɹɪti/ (time) :: ancienneté
Senkaku Islands {prop} (islands) :: îles Senkaku {f-p}, îles Diaoyutai {f-p}
Senonian {n} :: Sénonien {m}
sensation {n} /sɛnˈseɪʃən/ (physical feeling) :: sensation {f}
sensation {n} (widespread excitement) :: sensation {f}
sensational {adj} (exceptionally great) :: sensationnel {m}
sensationalism {n} (use of style and subject matter that is intentionally controversial, lurid, or attention-grabbing) :: sensationnalisme {m}
sense {n} /sɛn(t)s/ (method to gather data) :: sens {m}
sense {n} (conscious awareness) :: sens {m}
sense {n} (sound judgement) :: sens {m}
sense {n} (meaning or reason) :: sens {m}
sense {n} (semantics term) :: sens {m}
sense {v} (use biological senses) :: sentir
sensei {n} /ˈsɛnseɪ/ (martial arts instructor) :: sensei {m}
sensei {n} (a Japanese teacher) :: sensei {m}
senselessness {n} (being senseless) :: absurdité {f}, imprudence {f}
sense of humour {n} (quality of an individual to find certain things funny) :: sens de l'humour {m}
sense organ {n} (an organic sensor) :: organe des sens
sensible {adj} /ˈsen.sə.bl̩/ (able to feel or perceive) :: sensible
sensible {adj} (acting with or showing good judgement) :: sensé, raisonnable
sensibly {adv} /ˈsɛnsəbli/ (in a sensible manner; in a way that shows good sense) :: raisonnablement
sensitive {adj} /ˈsɛnsɪtɪv/ (responsive to stimuli) :: sensible
sensitive {adj} (easily offended) :: sensible
sensitive {adj} (accurate) :: sensible
sensitivity {n} (the quality of being sensitive) :: sensibilité {f}
sensitivity {n} (the ability of an organism or organ to respond to external stimuli) :: sensibilité {f}
sensitivity {n} (the proportion of positive individuals in a population that will be correctly identified in a binary test) :: sensibilité {f}, sélectivité {f}
sensitivity {n} (the degree of response of an instrument to a change in an input signal) :: sensibilité {f}
sensitivity {n} (the degree of response of a film etc. to light of a specified wavelength) :: sensibilité {f}
sensor {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ (device or organ that detects certain external stimuli) :: détecteur, capteur {m}
sensorimotor {adj} (of or pertaining to both sensory and motor activity) :: sensorimoteur
sensory {adj} /ˈsɛnsəɹi/ (of the senses or sensation) :: sensoriel
senso stricto {phrase} (in the strict sense) :: stricto sensu
sensual {adj} /ˈsɛn.ʃu.əl/ :: sensuel, voluptueux
sensualism {n} (doctrine: everything reduces to transformed sensation) :: sensualisme {m}
sensuality {n} (state of being sensual, sensuous or sexy) :: sensualité {f}
sentence {n} /ˈsɛntəns/ (decision of a jury) :: jugement {m}
sentence {n} (punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime) :: peine {f}
sentence {n} (grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate) :: phrase {f}
sentence {v} (declare a sentence on a convicted person) :: punir, condamner
sententious {adj} /sɛnˈtɛn.ʃəs/ (using as few words as possible) :: concis, laconique, succint
sententious {adj} (tending to use aphorisms or maxims) :: sentencieux, pédant, pontifiant
sententiously {adv} (in a sententious manner) :: sentencieusement
sentiment {n} /ˈsɛn.tɪ.mənt/ (a general thought) :: sentiment {m}
sentimental {adj} (characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion) :: sentimental
sentimentality {n} (act of being sentimental) :: sentimentalité {f}, [pejorative] sensiblerie {f}
sentimentally {adv} (in a sentimental manner) :: sentimentalement
sentinel {n} (A sentry or guard) :: factionnaire {m}, sentinelle {f}
sentinel {v} (To watch over something as a guard) :: regarder
sentinel event {n} (unusual event in a medical setting which results in death or serious physical injury) :: événement de sentinelle
sentry {n} /ˈsɛntɹɪ/ (guard) :: sentinelle {f}
sentry-box {n} (booth for a sentry) :: guérite {f}
Seoul {prop} /səʊl/ (capital of South Korea) :: Séoul {f}
Seoulite {adj} (of or from Seoul) :: séoulien, séoulite
Seoulite {n} (someone from Seoul) :: Séoulien {m}, Séoulienne {f}, Séoulite {m} {f}
sepal {n} /ˈsɛp(ə)l/ (part of calyx) :: sépale {m}
separate {adj} /ˈsɛp(ə)ɹət/ (apart from; not connected to) :: séparé {m}, séparée {f}
separate {adj} (followed by "from": not together with) :: séparé {m}, séparée {f}
separate {v} (to disunite, disconnect) :: séparer
separate {v} (to cause to be separate) :: séparer
separate {v} (to divide itself) :: se séparer
separately {adv} (in a separate manner) :: séparément
separate the wheat from the chaff {v} (to select only that which is of value) :: séparer le bon grain de l'ivraie
separation {n} /sɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act of disuniting two or more things) :: séparation {f}
separation {n} (an interval, gap or space that separates things) :: séparation {f}
separatism {n} (separatism) :: séparatisme {m}
separatist {n} /ˈsɛpəɹətɪst/ (political separatist) :: séparatiste {m} {f}
separatist {adj} (Advocating or seeking the separation of a country or territory) :: séparatiste
Sephardi {n} (Sephardi) :: séfarade
Sephardic {adj} (relating to the culture of the Sephardi Jews) :: séfarade
sepia {n} /ˈsiːpɪə/ (pigment) :: sépia {m}
sepia {n} (colour) :: sépia {m}
sepia {n} (drawing) :: sépia {m}
sepia {adj} (colour) :: sépia
sepia {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish ::
sepiolite {n} (a clay mineral, the formal name of meerschaum) :: sépiolite {f}
sepoy {n} /ˈsiːˌpɔɪ/ (A native soldier of the East Indies) :: cipaye {m}
sepsis {n} /ˈsɛpsɪs/ (serious medical condition in which the whole body is inflamed) :: sepsis {m}
September {prop} /sɛpˈtɛmbəɹ/ (ninth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: septembre {m}
septic {adj} (of or pertaining to sepsis) :: septique
septicemia {n} (disease caused by pathogens in the blood) :: septicémie {f}
septic tank {n} (slang: Yank) SEE: Yank ::
septic tank {n} (watertight treatment system for domestic sewage) :: fosse septique {f}
septillion {num} (a trillion trillion, 1024) :: quatrillion
septime {n} (defensive position in fencing) :: septime {f}
septinsular {adj} (consisting of seven islands) :: septinsulaire
septuagenarian {n} (One who is between the age of 70 and 79) :: septuagénaire
Septuagint {prop} /ˈsɛptjuːəˌdʒɪnt/ (an ancient translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek) :: Septante
septuplet {n} (one of seven babies born at the same birth) :: septuplé {m}
sepulchral {adj} /səˈpʌlkɹəl/ (suggestive of grave) :: sépulcral
sepulchre {n} /ˈsɛpəɫkɚ/ (burial chamber) :: sépulcre {m}
sequel {n} /ˈsiːkwəl/ (a narrative written after another narrative set in the same universe) :: suite {f}
sequela {n} /sɪˈkwiːlə/ (a disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem) :: séquelle {f}
sequence {n} /ˈsikwəns/ (set of things in a set order) :: suite {f}, séquence {f}
sequence {n} (series of musical phrases where a theme or melody is repeated) :: séquence {f}
sequence {n} (poetic, music composition used in some Catholic Masses between the readings) :: séquence {f}
sequence {n} (in mathematics, an ordered list of objects) :: suite {f}, séquence {f}
sequence {n} (meld of three or more cards of successive ranks in the same suit) :: suite {f}
sequence assembly {n} (aligning and merging of DNA fragments) :: assemblage {m}
sequenced {adj} (whose sequence has been determined) :: séquencé
sequencer {n} (device that activates components according to a preplanned sequence) :: séquenceur {m}
sequent {adj} (that comes after) SEE: subsequent ::
sequent {adj} (that follows on) SEE: consequent ::
sequester {v} /sɪˈkwɛs.tə/ (to separate from all external influence) :: séquestrer, mettre sous séquestre
sequester {v} ((chemistry) to prevent an ion from behaving normally) :: séquestrer
sequestration {n} :: séquestration {f}
sequin {n} /ˈsiː.kwɪn/ (sparkling spangle used for decoration of ornate clothing:) :: paillettes {f-p}
sequoia {n} /səˈkwɔɪ.ə/ (tree) :: séquoia {m}
serac {n} /sɛˈɹæk/ (strongly flavoured cheese) :: sérac {m}
serac {n} (sharp tower of ice) :: sérac {m}
seraph {n} /ˈseɹəf/ (highest order of angels) :: séraphin {m}
seraphic {adj} /səˈɹæf.ɪk/ (relating to the seraphim) :: séraphique
Seraphina {prop} (female given name) :: Séraphine
Serb {n} /ˈsɝb/ (person of Serb descent, see also: Serbian) :: Serbe {m} {f}
Serb {adj} (of or pertaining to the Serbs or their culture) :: serbe
Serbia {prop} /ˈsɝ.bi.ə/ (a country in southeastern Europe) :: Serbie {f}
Serbia and Montenegro {prop} (former country on the Balkan Peninsula) :: Serbie-et-Monténégro
Serbian {n} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)biːən/ (person from Serbia, see also: Serb) :: Serbe {m} {f}
Serbian {n} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian) :: serbe {m}
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to Serbia and Serbians) :: serbe
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbian language) :: serbe
Serbian {n} (Serb) SEE: Serb ::
Serbo-Croatian {n} (South Slavic language) :: serbo-croate {m}
Serbo-Croatian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbo-Croatian language) :: serbo-croate
Serbophile {n} (one who loves Serbia) :: Serbophile {m} {f}
Serbophile {adj} (Loving Serbia, the Serbian people or Serbian culture) :: Serbophile
serenade {n} /ˌsɛɹəˈneɪd/ (love song) :: sérénade {f}
serenade {v} (serenade) :: sérénader
serendipitous {adj} (by unexpected good fortune) :: fortuit
serendipitous {adj} :: sérendipiteux [rare]
serendipity {n} /ˌsɛ.ɹɛn.ˈdɪp.ɪ.ti/ (unsought, unintended... and/or learning experience that happens by accident) :: sérendipité {f}, aubaine {f}, heureux hazard {m}, chance {f}, coup de pot {m}
serene {adj} (peaceful, calm) :: serein {m}, sereine {f}
serene {adj} (fair and unclouded) :: serein {m}, sereine {f}
serenely {adv} (in a serene manner) :: sereinement
serenity {n} (state) :: sérénité
serenity {n} :: sérénité {f}
serf {n} /sɝf/ (semifree peasant) :: serf {m}
serfdom {n} (state of being a serf) :: servage {m}
serfdom {n} (feudal system) :: servage {m}
sergeant {n} /ˈsɑːɹ.dʒənt/ (non-commissioned officer rank) :: sergent
sergeant major {n} (sergeant major) :: sergent-major {m}
Sergius {prop} (male given name) :: Serge {m}
serial {n} /sɪəɹiːəɫ/ (literal work) :: feuilleton {m}
serialism {n} (music) :: sérialisme {m}
serialize {v} /ˈsɪɹiəlaɪz/ (convert an object into a byte sequence that can be converted back) :: sérialiser
serial killer {n} (person who commits multiple murders) :: tueur en série {m}
seric {adj} (made of silk) SEE: silken ::
sericulture {n} /ˈsɛɹɪˌkʌltʃə/ (rearing of silkworms for the production of silk) :: sériculture {f}, sériciculture {f}, bacologie {f}
series {n} /ˈsɪɹiz/ (a number of things that follow on one after the other) :: suite {f}, série {f}
series {n} (television or radio program) :: série {f}
series {n} (in analysis: sum of the terms of a sequence) :: série {f}
series finale {n} (the final episode of a television series) :: conclusion de série
serif {adj} (short line in a font) :: empattement {m}
serigraphy {n} (printing method) SEE: screen printing ::
serine {n} (nonessential amino acid; CH2OH.CH(NH2)COOH) :: sérine {f}
serious {adj} /ˈsɪɹi.əs/ (without humor or expression of happiness) :: sérieux {m}, sérieuse {f}
serious {adj} (important; weighty; not trifling; leaving no room for play) :: sérieux
serious {adj} (really intending what is said; being in earnest) :: sérieux
seriously {adv} /ˈsɪɹi.əsli/ (in a serious or literal manner) :: sérieusement, gravement
seriously {adv} (speech-act) :: sérieux
seriousness {n} (state of being serious) :: sériosité {f}
sermon {n} /ˈsɝmən/ (religious discourse) :: sermon {m}, prêche {m}
sermon {n} (speech of reproval) :: sermon {m}, prêche {m}
Sermon on the Mount {prop} (public discourse given by Jesus) :: Sermon sur la montagne {m}
sero- {prefix} (combining form of serum) :: séro-
seroconcordant {adj} (of a couple with both partners HIV positive or HIV negative) :: séroconcordant
serodiscordant {adj} (of a couple with one partner HIV positive and the other HIV negative) :: sérodiscordant
serophobia {n} (fear, dislike, or hate of seropositives) :: sérophobie {f}
seropositive {adj} (testing positive for a given pathogen) :: séropositif
serotherapy {n} (the therapeutic use of sera or vaccines) :: sérothérapie {f}
serotinal {adj} (pertaining to or occurring in late summer) :: sérotinal
serotine {n} (any of several small bats of the genus Eptesicus) :: sérotine
serotine {adj} (late-flowering) :: sérotinal
serotonin {n} /ˌsɛɹəˈtoʊnɪn/ (the compound 5-hydroxytryptamine) :: sérotonine {f}
serous {adj} (containing, secreting, or resembling serum) :: séreux, séreuse {f}
serow {n} /səˈɹoʊ/ (any of several species of Asian ungulates of the genus Capricornis) :: sero {m}
Serpens {prop} /ˈsɚːpənz/ (large summer constellation of the northern sky) :: Serpent {f}
serpent {n} /ˈsɝpənt/ (snake) :: serpent {m}
Serpentarius {prop} (Ophiuchus) SEE: Ophiuchus ::
serpentine {n} /ˈsɝːpəntin/ (mineral) :: serpentine {f}
serpentinite {n} (metamorphic rock) :: serpentinite {f}
Serpukhovian {prop} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period) :: Serpukhovien
serrate {adj} (saw-like) :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serrate {adj} (having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections) :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serrated {adj} (saw-like) :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serrated {adj} (Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections) :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serration {n} (set of teeth or notches) :: serration {f} [rare], dentelure {f}
Serravallian {prop} (subdivision of the Miocene epoch) :: Serravallien
serriform {adj} :: serriforme
serum {n} /ˈsɪɹ.əm/ (yellowish fluid obtained from blood) :: sérum {m}
serval {n} /ˈsɝvəl/ (medium-sized African wild cat) :: serval {m}
servant {n} /ˈsɝvənt/ (one who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation) :: serviteur {m}, domestique {m} {f}, servante {f}
servant {n} :: domestique, serviteur {m}
serve {n} /sɝv/ (sports: act of putting the ball or shuttlecock in play) :: service {m}
serve {v} (to work for) :: servir
serve {v} (religion: to obey and worship) :: servir
serve {v} (to bring food to) :: servir
serve {v} (legal: to bring to notice, deliver, or execute) :: signifier
serve {v} (to spend time (of punishment)) :: purger
serve {v} (sports: to lead off with first delivery (of the ball)) :: servir
serve {v} (to be a servant) :: servir
serve {v} (to be of use) :: servir
serve {n} (AUS: portion of food) SEE: serving ::
server {n} /ˈsɝvɚ/ (one who serves) :: serviteur {m}, serviteuse {f}
server {n} (preferred unisex term for a waitress or waiter) :: serveur {m}, serveuse {f}
server {n} (computing: a program which provides services to other programs or users) :: serveur {m}
server {n} :: serveur {m}
serve someone right {v} (serves you right!) :: bien fait !
Servian {adj} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian ::
Servian {n} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian ::
Servian {prop} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian ::
service {n} /ˈsɝvɪs/ (practice of providing a service) :: service {m}
service {n} (economics: work performed) :: service {f}
service {n} (computing: function provided by one program or machine for another) :: service {m}
service {n} (state of being subordinate or employed) :: service {m}
service {n} (the military) :: service
service {n} (set of dishes or utensils) :: service {m}
service {n} (religious rite or ritual) :: service {m}
service {v} (to serve) :: servir
service {v} (to perform maintenance) :: maintenir
serviceberry {n} (plant) :: amélanchier {m}
serviceberry {n} (berry) :: amélanche {f}
service à la française {n} :: service à la française
service à la russe {n} :: service à la russe
service lift {n} (a lift designed to carry goods) :: monte-charge {m}
serviceman {n} (man who serves in the armed forces) :: militaire {m}
service station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station ::
service tree {n} (Sorbus domestica) :: sorbier domestique {m}, cormier {m}, sorbier {m}
service tree {n} (Sorbus torminalis) SEE: wild service tree ::
serviette {n} (napkin) SEE: napkin ::
servile {adj} /ˈsəɹ.vəl/ (of or pertaining to a slave) :: servile
serving {n} /ˈsɜːvɪŋ/ (portion of food) :: portion
servitude {n} /ˈsɝvɪtud/ (the state of being a slave) :: servage {m}, servitude {f}
servitude {n} (qualified beneficial interest) :: servitude {f}
servomechanism {n} (system) :: servomécanisme
sesame {n} /ˈsɛsəmi/ (plant) :: sésame {m}
sesame oil {n} (oil extracted from sesame seeds) :: huile de sésame {f}
sesquicentennial {n} /ˌsɛskwɪsɛnˈtɛni.əl/ (a 150th anniversary) :: sesquicentenaire {m}
sesquilingual {adj} :: sesquilingue
sesquioxide {n} (oxide) :: sesquioxyde {m}
sesquiterpene {n} (terpene formed from three isoprene units) :: sesquiterpène {m}
session {n} /ˈsɛʃən/ (period devoted to a particular activity) :: séance {f}
session {n} (meeting of a body to conduct business) :: session {f}
session {n} ((computing) the sequence of interactions between client and server) :: session {f}
sesterce {n} (sestertius) SEE: sestertius ::
sestertius {n} (Roman coin) :: sesterce {m}
set {v} /sɛt/ (to put something down) :: poser
set {v} (to determine) :: fixer
set {v} (to adjust) :: régler
set {v} (to punch a nail into wood) :: enfoncer
set {v} (to arrange with dishes and cutlery) :: mettre
set {v} (to devise and assign work) :: assigner
set {v} (to solidify) :: geler
set {v} (of a heavenly body: to disappear below the horizon) :: se coucher, disparaître
set {n} (device for receiving broadcast radio waves; a radio or television) :: poste {m}, appareil {m}, récepteur {m}
set {n} (a series of, a group of) :: série, lot
set {adj} (ready, prepared) :: prêt {m}
set {adj} (prearranged) :: établi {m}
set {n} (matching collection of similar things, such as a set of tables) :: ensemble {m}
set {n} (collection of various objects for a particular purpose, such as a set of tools) :: jeu {m}
set {n} (object made up several parts, such as a set of steps) :: série {f}
set {n} (set theory: collection of objects) :: ensemble {m}
set {n} (scenery for a film or play) :: [play] scène {f}, [film] plateau / plateau de tournage
set {n} (in tennis) :: set {m}
set {n} (volleyball) :: set {m}
set {v} (to sit) SEE: sit ::
set {n} (badger’s home) SEE: sett ::
set {n} (plural: set theory) SEE: set theory ::
Set {prop} /ˈsɛt/ (Egyptian god) :: Seth {m}
set about {v} (to initiate or begin some action) :: entreprendre, s'attaquer à
set about {v} (to attack) :: attaquer
set aside {v} (separate and reserve for a specific purpose) :: mettre de côté, réserver
set aside {v} (disagree with something) :: laisser de côté, écarter
set back {v} (delay) :: retarder
set back {v} (cost) :: coûter
setback {n} /ˈsɛtbæk/ (obstacle) :: obstacle {m}
set down {v} (to place on a surface) :: déposer
set fire {v} (to light using fire) :: mettre le feu
set foot {v} (to enter) :: mettre les pieds, mettre le pied, poser le pied, poser les pieds
set foot {v} (to step onto) :: poser le pied, poser les pieds
set forth {v} (to start) SEE: start ::
set free {v} (release, free, give freedom to) :: libérer, rendre libre, affranchir
Seth {prop} /sɛθ/ (the third son of Adam and Eve) :: Seth
Seth {prop} (Egyptian god) :: Seth {m}
set in motion {v} (trigger movement or progress) :: mettre en branle
set in stone {adj} (permanent) :: gravé dans le marbre
set in stone {v} (to make permanent) :: gravé dans le marbre
set off {v} (To offset) SEE: offset ::
set off {v} (To make angry) :: mettre en colère
set on fire {v} (cause to begin to burn) :: allumer, enflammer, embraser
set out {v} (to explain) :: expliquer
set out {v} (to leave) :: se mettre en chemin
set out {v} (to start an activity) :: commencer
set phrase {n} (idiomatic expression) :: locution figée {f}
set point {n} (tennis) :: balle de set {f}
setpoint {n} (command signal or value) :: consigne {f}
set sail {v} (to embark on a voyage by boat) :: prendre la mer, partir en mer, appareiller, mettre à la voile
set square {n} (flat triangular piece of plastic or other material used in technical drawing) :: demi-carré {m}, équerre {f}
sett {n} /sɛt/ (home of a badger) :: terrier de blaireau {m}
sett {n} (pattern of a Scottish tartan) :: plaid {m}
sett {n} (paving stone) :: pavé {m}
set-theoretic {adj} (Of, relating to or using set theory) :: ensembliste {m} {f}
set theory {n} (mathematical theory of sets) :: théorie des ensembles {f}
set the table {v} (arrange plates, dishes, etc. in preparation for a meal) :: mettre la table
setting {n} /ˈsɛtɪŋ/ (placement of a control) :: réglage {m}, configuration {f}
setting {adj} (that disappears below the horizon) :: couchant
settle {v} /ˈsɛtəl/ (to place in a fixed or permanent condition) :: installer
settle {v} (to fix one's dwelling) :: s'installer, ≈ in coloniser, s'habituer
settle down {v} (to establish a settled lifestyle) :: s'installer
settlement {n} /ˈset.l.mənt/ (state) :: règlement {m}, solution {f}
settlement {n} (newly established colony) :: colonie {f}
settlement {n} (community of people living together) :: agglomération {f}
settlement {n} ((law) disposition of property) :: acte de propriété {m}
settlement {n} ((law) resolution) :: arrangement {m}
settlement agreement {n} (agreement) :: transaction juridique {f}
settler {n} (someone who settles in a new location, especially one who makes a previously uninhabited place his home) :: colon {m}
settling {n} (dregs) :: sédimentation {f}, sédiments {m-p}
set up {v} (to ready something for use) :: mettre en place, installer
set up {v} (to trap or ensnare) :: coincer, entourlouper
setup {n} (Equipment designed for a particular purpose; an apparatus) :: installation
setup {n} (An act to frame someone; an effort or arrangement aimed at placing the blame on somebody) :: coup monté {m}
Sevastopol {prop} /ˌsɛvəˈstoʊpəl/ (city) :: Sébastopol {m}
sevdalinka {n} (genre of folk music) :: sevdalinka {f}
seven {num} /ˈsɛv.ən/ (cardinal number 7) :: sept
seven {n} (the figure seven) :: sept
seven deadly sins {n} (the cardinal sins) :: sept péchés capitaux {m-p}
seven hundred {num} /ˈsɛv.ən ˈhʌn.dɹəd/ (cardinal number 700) :: sept cents
seven hundred and fifty {num} (number) :: sept cent cinquante
seven hundred and fifty {n} (the figure 750) :: sept cent cinquante {m}
seven-league boots {n} (boots enabling great stride) :: bottes de sept lieues {f-p}
sevennight {n} (period of seven consecutive days and nights) SEE: week ::
seven o'clock {n} (the start of the eighth hour) :: sept heures {f}
sevens {n} (rugby sevens) SEE: rugby sevens ::
seven seas {n} (all of the Earths oceans) :: sept mers {f-p}
seventeen {num} /ˈsɛv.ən.tiːn/ (cardinal number) :: dix-sept {m}
seventeenth {num} /ˌsɛvənˈtiːnθ/ (ordinal number) :: dix-septième (before the noun) (abbreviation 17ème); (in names of monarchs and popes) dix-sept (after the name) (abbreviation XVII)
seventeenth {n} (one of seventeen equal parts of a whole) :: dix-septième {m}
seventeenth {n} :: dix-septième mf , dix-septième {m}
seventh {adj} /sɛv.ənθ/ (ordinal form of the number seven) :: septième (before the noun) (abbreviation 7ème); (in names of monarchs and popes) sept (after the name) (abbreviation VII)
seventh {n} (something in the seventh position) :: septième {m} {f}
seventh {n} (one of seven equal parts of a whole) :: septième {m}
seventh {n} (musical interval) :: septième {f}
Seventh-day Adventist {n} (member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church) :: adventiste du septième jour {m} {f}
seventh heaven {n} (state of great joy and satisfaction) :: septième ciel
seventies {n} (the decade of the 1970s) :: les années soixante-dix {f-p}, années 70 {f-p}
seventieth {adj} /ˈsɛvnti.əθ/ (ordinal form of the number seventy (70)) :: [France, Quebec] soixante-dixième, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland] septantième (abbreviations 70e, 70ème)
seventieth {n} (the person or thing in the seventieth position) :: [France, Quebec] soixante-dixième, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland] septantième
seventieth {n} (one of seventy equal parts of a whole) :: [France, Quebec] soixante-dixième, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland] septantième
seventy {num} /ˈsɛv.ən.di/ (cardinal number) :: [France, Quebec, Luxembourg] soixante-dix, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland, northern France] septante {m}
Seventy {prop} (translators of the Septuagint) :: Septante
seventy-eight {num} (78) :: soixante-dix-huit
seventy-first {num} (ordinal number 71st) :: soixante-et-onzième
seventy-five {num} (75) :: soixante-quinze
seventy-four {num} (74) :: soixante-quatorze
seventy-nine {num} (79) :: soixante-dix-neuf
seventy-one {num} (71) :: soixante et onze
seventy-seven {num} (77) :: soixante-dix-sept
seventy-six {num} (76) :: soixante-seize
seventysomething {n} (septuagenarian) SEE: septuagenarian ::
seventy-three {num} (73) :: soixante-treize
seventy-two {num} (72) :: soixante-douze
seven virtues {n} (seven heavenly virtues) :: sept vertus
sever {v} /ˈsɛv.ɚ/ (to cut free) :: rompre, trancher, sectionner
several {determiner} /ˈsɛv(ə)ɹəl/ (consisting of a number more than two, but not very many) :: plusieurs {p}
several {determiner} :: plusieurs
severance {n} (severance payment) SEE: severance pay ::
severance pay {n} (money paid to employee as compensation) :: indemnité de licenciement {f}
severance payment {n} (money paid to employee in case of layoff) SEE: severance pay ::
severe {adj} /sɪˈvɪə/ (very bad or intense) :: grave, sévère
severe {adj} (strict or harsh) :: sévère
severe {adj} (austere) :: sévère
severe {adj} :: sévère
severe acute respiratory syndrome {n} (form of pneumonia) :: syndrome respiratoire aigu sévère {m}, SRAS {m}
severed {adj} (cut off or broken apart) :: sectionné
severely {adv} (in a severe manner) :: sévèrement
severity {n} /səˈvɛɹɨti/ (state of being severe) :: sévérité {f}
Severn {prop} (the river) :: Severn {f}
Seville {prop} /səˈvɪl/ (city in Andalusia, Spain) :: Séville {f}
Seville orange {n} (Seville orange) SEE: bitter orange ::
Sevillian {adj} (of or pertaining to Sevilla) :: sévillan
Sevillian {n} (someone from Sevilla) :: Sévillan {m}, Sévillane {f}
sew {v} /soʊ/ ((transitive) use a needle) :: coudre
sewage {n} (suspension of water and waste) :: eaux usées {f-p}
sewer {n} /ˈs(j)uːə/ (pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage) :: égout {m}
sewer {n} /ˈsoʊɚ/ (person who sews clothing) :: couturier {m}, couturière {f}
sewerage {n} (sewage) SEE: sewage ::
sewerage {n} (sewer system) :: assainissement {m}
sewing {n} (action of the verb to sew) :: couture {f}
sewing {n} (Something that is being or has been sewn) :: couture
sewing machine {n} (device) :: machine à coudre {f}
sex {n} /sɛks/ (act of sexual intercourse) :: rapports sexuels {m-p}, sexe {m}, cul {m}
sex {n} (gender (female or male)) :: sexe {m}
sex {n} (women) :: le sexe {m}
sex {v} (to determine the sex of) :: sexer
sexagenarian {adj} (in one's seventh decade) :: sexagénaire, soixantenaire
sexagenarian {n} (a person who is between the ages of 60 and 69) :: sexagénaire {m} {f}, soixantenaire {m} {f}
Sexagesima {n} (8th Sunday before Easter) :: Sexagésime {f}
sexagesimal {adj} (based on the number sixty) :: sexagésimal
sex appeal {n} (sexual attractiveness) :: sex appeal {m}, attirance sexuelle {f}, attraction sexuelle {f}, attrait sexuel {m}
sex bomb {n} (someone highly sexy) :: bombe sexuelle {f}
sexdigital {adj} :: sexdigitaire
sex drive {n} (tendency to engage in sexual activity) :: pulsion sexuelle {f}
sex education {n} (sex education) :: éducation sexuelle {f}
sex gland {n} (gland in which sex cells are produced) SEE: gonad ::
sexily {adv} (in a sexy manner) :: sexyment
sexism {n} /ˈsɛksɪzm̩/ (gender discrimination or dislike) :: sexisme {m}
sexist {n} /ˈsɛksɪst/ (a person who discriminates on grounds of sex) :: sexiste {m} {f}
sexist {adj} (unfairly against one sex in favour of the other) :: sexiste {m} {f}
sex life {n} /ˈsɛksˌlaɪf/ (part of a person's life that is directly concerned with sexual activity) :: vie sexuelle {f}
sexology {n} (study of sex and sexuality) :: sexologie {f}
sex organ {n} (organ used in sexual reproduction) :: appareil reproducteur {m}, organe sexuel {m}
sex partner {n} (someone that one has sex with) :: partenaire sexuel {m}, partenaire sexuelle {f}
sex position {n} (sex position) :: position sexuelle {f}
sex ratio {n} :: sex-ratio {m}
sex reassignment surgery {n} (surgical procedure) :: opération de changement de sexe {f}, chirurgie de réattribution sexuelle {f}, chirurgie de réassignation sexuelle {f}
sex shop {n} (shop that sells sexual merchandise) :: sex-shop {m}, boutique porno {f}
sex slave {n} (slave kept for the purpose of sexual exploitation) :: esclave sexuel {m}, esclave sexuelle {f}
sex strike {n} (strike involving the withholding of sex) :: grève du sexe
sex symbol {n} (person with sexual ideals) :: sex-symbol {m}, sexe-symbole {m}
sext {n} (noon) SEE: noon ::
Sextans {prop} (dim spring constellation of the northern sky) :: Sextant {m}
sextant {n} /ˈsɛkstənt/ (navigational instrument) :: sextant {m}
sextet {n} (composition for six voices or instruments) :: sextuor {m}, sextette {m}
sextillion {num} (a trillion billion, 1021) :: trilliard
sextillion {num} (a million quintillion, 1036) :: frantic, sextillion
sexting {v} /ˈsɛkstɪŋ/ (sending sexually explicit text messages or photographs between cell phones) :: textopornographie {f}, sexting {m}
sexton {n} /ˈsɛkstən/ (church official) :: sacristain {m}, sacriste {m}
sex tourism {n} (travel for sex) :: tourisme sexuel {m}
sex toy {n} (sex aid) :: sextoy {m}
sextuplet {n} (one of six born together) :: sextuplé
sexual {adj} /ˈsɛkʃuəl/ (of or relating to having sex) :: sexuel
sexual {adj} :: sexuel
sexual abuse {n} (forcing of undesired sexual activity by one person on another) :: agression sexuelle {f}, violence sexuelle {f}
sexual appetite {n} (sexual desire) :: luxure {f}
sexual frustration {n} (agitation felt by an individual whose sexual satisfaction is considerably less than desired) :: frustration sexuelle {f}
sexual harassment {n} /ˌsɛkʃuəl həˈɹæsmənt/ (sexual harassment) :: harcèlement sexuel {m}
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: intercourse ::
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction) :: coït {m}, rapport sexuel {m}, relation sexuelle {f}, union charnelle {f}, union sexuelle {f}
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction) SEE: coitus ::
sexualism {n} /ˈsɛkʃuəlɪzm/ (sexual prejudice or discrimination) :: sexualisme {m}
sexuality {n} (sexual orientation) SEE: sexual orientation ::
sexuality {n} /sɛkʃuˈælɪti/ (sexual activity) :: sexualité {f}
sexuality {n} (concern with or interest in sexual activity) :: sexualité {f}
sexuality {n} (sexual identity) :: sexe {m}, sexualité {f}
sexuality {n} :: sexualité {f}
sexualization {n} :: sexualisation
sexually {adv} (in a sexual manner) :: sexuellement
sexually transmitted disease {n} (contagious disease spread through sexual intercourse) SEE: venereal disease ::
sexually transmitted disease {n} (disease contracted through sexual contact) :: maladie sexuellement transmissible {f}
sexual minority {n} (those outside mainstream sexual expression) :: minorité sexuelle {f}
sexual orientation {n} (sexual orientation) :: orientation sexuelle {f}
sexual partner {n} (person with whom someone has had sex) SEE: sex partner ::
sexual predator {n} (person seen as threatening for wanting sex) :: prédateur sexuel {m}, prédatrice sexuelle {f}
sexual reproduction {n} (process whereby a new organism created by combining the genetic material of two organisms) :: reproduction sexuée
sexual selection {n} (type of natural selection) :: sélection sexuelle {f}
sexual slavery {n} (criminal activity) :: esclavage sexuel {m}
sexual tension {n} (tension between two individuals due to physical attraction) :: tension sexuelle {f}
sex worker {n} (person who supplies sexual services for money) :: travailleur du sexe {m}, travailleuse du sexe {f}
sexy {adj} /ˈsɛksɪ/ (having sexual appeal) :: sexy {m} {f}
sexy {adj} (slang: very attractive or appealing) :: sexy
Seychellean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Seychelles) :: seychellois
Seychellean {n} (person) :: Seychellois {m}, Seychelloise {f}
Seychelles {prop} /seɪˈʃɛlz/ (country in East Africa) :: Seychelles
Seychellois {adj} (from, or pertaining to, the Seychelles) :: seychellois
Seychellois {n} (Someone from the Seychelles of Seychellois descent) :: Seychellois {m}, Seychelloise {f}
SEZ {n} (Special Economic Zone) :: ZES {f}
Sha'aban {prop} (eighth month of the Islamic calendar) :: chaabane
shabbos goy {n} /ˈʃɑbəs ˈɡɔɪ/ (gentile servant) :: shabbes goy {m}
shabby {adj} /ˈʃæb.i/ (torn or worn; poor; mean; ragged) :: râpé, usé, élimé, miteux
shabby {adj} (mean; paltry; despicable) :: minable
shack {n} /ʃæk/ (crude hut) :: cabanon {m}, baraque {f}
shackle {n} (restraint fit over an appendage) :: menottes {f-p}
shackle {n} (a U-shaped piece of metal) :: manille {f}
shackle {v} (to restraint using shackles) :: enchainer
shackle {v} (to inhibit the abilities of) :: enchainer
shackle {n} (stubble) SEE: stubble ::
shackles {n} (paired wrist or ankle restraints) :: fers {p}
shad {n} /ʃæd/ (fishes of the herring family) :: alose
shadbush {n} (serviceberry) SEE: serviceberry ::
shadda {n} /ˈʃɑ.dɑ/ (diacritic used in the Arabic script) :: chadda {f}, tachdîd {f}
shade {n} /ʃeɪd/ (darkness where light is blocked) :: ombre {f}
shade {n} (something that blocks light, particularly in a window) :: store {m}
shade {n} (variety of color) :: nuance {f}, ton {m}
shade {n} (subtle variation in a concept) :: nuance {f}
shade {n} (archaic: a ghost) :: esprit {m}, ombre {f}
shade {v} (to shield from light) :: ombrager, faire de l'ombre
shade {v} (to vary slightly, particularly in color) :: tendre vers
shadow {n} /ˈʃædoʊ/ (dark image projected onto a surface) :: ombre {f}
shadow {n} (relative darkness) :: ombre {f}
shadow {v} (to secretly track or follow another) :: prendre en filature, filer
shadowing {n} (the effect of being shadowed, as from a light source or radio transmission) :: effet de masque {m}
shadow of a doubt {n} (any doubt or hesitation) :: l'ombre d'un doute
shadow play {n} (form of storytelling using opaque figures in front of an illuminated backdrop) :: théâtre d'ombres {m}
shadowy {adj} /ˈʃædoʊɨ/ (of or pertaining to shadow) :: sombre
shady {adj} /ˈʃeɪdi/ (abounding in shades) :: ombragé
shady {adj} (not trustworthy; unfit to be seen or known) :: louche
shaft {n} /ʃæft/ (long narrow body of spear or arrow) :: hampe {f}
shaft {n} (main axis of a feather) :: rachis {m}
shaft {n} (vertical passage housing a lift) :: cage
shaft {v} (slang: to engage in a malicious act) :: entuber
shag {n} /ʃæɡ/ (coarse shredded tobacco) :: tabac à rouler {m}
shag {n} (sea bird) :: cormoran huppé {m}
shag {v} (to have sexual intercourse with) :: sauter, baiser
shag {n} (act of sexual intercourse) :: baise {f}
shaggy {adj} /ˈʃæɡi/ (with long, thick, and uncombed hair, fur, or wool) :: hirsute
shah {n} (king of Persia) :: shah {m}, chah {m}
shahada {n} (Islamic declaration of belief) :: chahada {f}, shahada {f}
shaheed {n} (martyr) SEE: martyr ::
shake {v} /ˈʃeɪk/ (transitive: to cause to move) :: secouer, agiter
shake {v} (transitive: to disturb emotionally) :: secouer
shake {v} (transitive: to lose, evade) :: secouer
shake {v} (intransitive: to move from side to side) :: se secouer
shake {v} (intransitive: to shake hands) :: se serrer la main, serrer
shake {n} (act of shaking) :: secousse {f}
shake {n} (beverage made of ice cream and carbonated drink) SEE: float ::
shake a leg {v} (get busy; get going; be productive) :: se secouer
shake hands {v} (grasp another person's hands) :: serrer la main
shake like a leaf {v} (to tremble) :: trembler comme une feuille
shake off {v} (to remove by shaking) :: secouer
shake off {v} (to lose someone) :: semer
shake one's head {v} (move one's head from side to side) :: secouer la tête
Shakespeare {prop} /ˈʃeɪkspɪɹ/ (English playwright) :: Shakespeare {m}
Shakespearean {adj} /ʃeɪkˈspiɹi.ən/ (pertaining to Shakespeare or his works) :: shakespearien
Shakespearean sonnet {n} (type of sonnet) :: sonnet shakespearien {m}, sonnet anglais {m}
shako {n} /ˈʃeɪkoʊ/ (military dress hat) :: shako {m}
shaky {adj} /ˈʃeɪki/ (unsound) :: instable
shale {n} (sedimentary rock) :: schiste {m}
shale {v} (to take off the shell, husk, cod, pod) :: écoquiller, décoquiller, écaler, décortiquer
shale gas {n} (natural gas) :: gaz de schiste {m}
shall {v} /ˈʃæl/ (indicating the simple future tense) :: shall followed by the infinitive is translated using the future tense
shall {v} (indicating the simple future tense) :: I shall sing tomorrow - Je chanterai demain
shall {v} (indicating determination or obligation) :: (indicating determination) shall followed by the infinitive is translated using the future tense, which can be emphasised using "bien" or a similar adverbial construction; (indicating obligation) devoir, être obligé de; You shall go to the ball! - Mais tu iras bien au bal! or Ah oui, tu iras au bal!; Citizens shall provide identity - Les citoyens doivent fournir une pièce d'identité or Les citoyens sont obligés de fournir une pièce d'identité
shall {v} (in questions to suggest a possible future action) :: shall followed by the infinitive is translated by si and the imperfect tense, or, informally, without si and with the present tense; Shall we go out later? - Si nous sortions plus tard? or Sortons plus tard?
shallot {n} /ˈʃælət/ (vegetable in the onion family) :: échalote {f}
shallow {adj} /ˈʃæl.oʊ/ (having little depth and significantly less deep than wide) :: peu profond
shallow {adj} (extending not far downward) :: peu profond
shallow {adj} (concerned mainly with superficial matters) :: superficiel
shallow {adj} (lacking interest or substance) :: superficiel
shallow {n} (shallow portion of an otherwise deep body of water) :: haut-fond {m}, baisse {f}, bas-fond {m} [dated]
shalom {interj} (transliteration of the Jewish greeting or farewell) :: chalôm
shalom aleichem {interj} /ˌʃɔləm əˈleɪkəm/ (peace be upon you [Jewish greeting]) :: shalom alekhem
shalwar {n} /ˈʃʌlvɑɹ/ (garment) :: charivari, sarouel, saroual
sham {n} /ʃæm/ (fake, imitation) :: faux-semblant {m}
sham {n} (trickery, hoaxing) :: feinte {f}, tromperie {f}, ruse {f}, astuce {f}
sham {v} (to cheat or deceive) :: tromper, tricher, mentir
shaman {n} /ˈʃɑːmən/ (a medium between the concrete and spirit worlds) :: chaman {m}
shamanism {n} (range of traditional beliefs) :: chamanisme {m}
shamanistic {adj} (of or pertaining to shamanism) :: chamanistique {m} {f}
shambles {n} /ˈʃæmbl̩z/ (a scene of great disorder or ruin) :: fouillis {m}
shambles {n} (a great mess or clutter) :: capharnaüm {m}, bordel {m}, chienlit {f}
shame {n} /ʃeɪm/ (uncomfortable or painful feeling) :: honte {f}
shame {n} (something to regret) :: honte {f}
shamefaced {adj} (bashful or ashamed) :: penaud {m}, honteux {m}
shameful {adj} /ˈʃeɪmfəl/ (causing or meriting shame or disgrace) :: honteux, scandaleux
shamefully {adv} /ˈʃeɪmfəli/ (in a shamefull manner) :: honteusement
shameless {adj} (having no shame) :: effronté, éhonté, sans scrupules
shamelessly {adv} (in a shameless manner) :: effrontément
shamelessness {n} (The state or characteristic of being without shame) :: dévergondage {f}, impudicité {f}
shame on you {interj} (expression of disapproval) :: honte à toi, honte à vous
shamisen {n} /ˈʃæmɪsɛn/ (a Japanese musical instrument) :: jabisen {m}
sham marriage {n} (fake marriage) :: mariage blanc {m}, mariage de complaisance {m}
shampoo {n} /ʃæmˈpuː/ (product for washing the hair or other fibres) :: shampoing {m}
shampoo {n} (instance of washing the hair with shampoo) :: shampoing {m}
shampoo {n} (instance of washing other fibres with shampoo) :: shampoing {m}
shampoo {v} (to wash hair with shampoo) :: shampouiner
shampooer {n} (machine for shampooing carpets) :: shampouineuse {f}
shampooer {n} (hairdresser washing hair) :: shampouineur {m}, shampouineuse {f}
shamrock {n} (any of several small plants, forms of clover) SEE: clover ::
shamrock {n} /ˈʃæm.ɹɑk/ (trefoil leaf of any clover) :: trèfle {m}
shandy {n} /ˈʃændi/ (mixture of lemonade and beer) :: panaché {m}
shandy {n} (a serving of this mixture) :: panaché {m}
Shanghai {prop} /ˈʃæŋ.haɪ/ (Chinese city as provincial-level municipality) :: Shanghai {m}, Chang-hai {m}
Shanghainese {n} (Shanghainese person) :: Shanghaïen {m}, Shanghaïenne {f}, Shanghaïais {m} [rare], Shanghaïaise {f} [rare]
shank {n} /ʃæŋk/ (lower part of the leg) :: jambe {f}
shank {n} (meat from that part of animal) :: jarret {m}
shank {n} (straight, narrow part of an object) :: tringle {f}
Shantou {prop} (a city of China) :: Shantou {m}
shantytown {n} (area containing a collection of shacks and shanties) :: bidonville {f}
shape {n} /ʃeɪp/ (appearance or outline) :: forme {f}
shape {n} (figure) :: forme {f}
shape {v} (to give something a shape) :: donner une forme, former
shaped {adj} /ʃeɪpt/ (having been given a shape) :: en forme de
shapeshifter {n} (creature capable of changing its appearance) SEE: shape-shifter ::
shape-shifter {n} /ˈʃeɪpʃɪftə/ (a person who can transform) :: change-form {m}, métamorphe {m} {f}
shapka {n} (Russian fur cap) :: chapska {m}
sharaga {n} (sharashka) SEE: sharashka ::
sharashka {n} (a Soviet gulag R&D lab) :: charachka {f}
sharbat {n} (sherbet) SEE: sherbet ::
shard {n} /ʃɑɹd/ (piece of glass or pottery) :: éclat {m}, tesson {m}
shard {v} (to fall apart) :: éclater
share {n} /ʃɛəɹ/ (portion of something) :: part {f}
share {n} (financial instrument) :: action {f}
share {v} (to give) :: partager
share {v} (to have in common) :: partager
share {v} (to divide and distribute) :: partager
share {n} (plowshare) SEE: plowshare ::
sharecropper {n} (a farmer paying rent with crops to the landowner) :: métayer {m}, métayère {f}, colon {m}, méger {m}
sharecropping {n} (system) :: métayage {m}
shareholder {n} (one who owns shares of stock) :: actionnaire {m} {f}
shareholders' agreement {n} (agreement between shareholders) :: pacte d'actionnaires {m}
shareowner {n} (shareholder) SEE: shareholder ::
shareware {n} (type of software) :: shareware {m}, partagiciel {m}
shari'a {n} (Islamic religious law) :: charia {f}
sharif {n} (traditional Arab tribal title given to those who serve as the protector of the tribe and all tribal assets) :: chérif
shark {n} /ʃɑɹk/ (fish) :: requin {m}
shark {n} (person who feigns ineptitude) :: requin {m}
shark fin {n} (fin of a shark) :: aileron de requin {m}
shark fin soup {n} (soup made from shark fins) :: soupe aux ailerons de requins {f}
sharp {adj} /ʃɑɹp/ (able to cut easily) :: affilé, coupant, affuté, tranchant, acéré, effilé, aigu
sharp {adj} (intelligent) :: vif
sharp {adj} (pointed, able to pierce easily) :: affuté, pointu
sharp {adj} (of a note, played a semitone higher than usual) :: dièse
sharp {adj} (musically higher-pitched than desired) :: trop haut, trop aigu
sharp {adj} (having an intense, acrid flavour) :: âcre
sharp {adj} (intense and sudden (of pain)) :: aigu, intense, vif, acéré
sharp {adj} (exact, precise, accurate, keen) :: net, précis, pile
sharp {adj} (offensive, critical, or acrimonious) :: acerbe, âpre, âcre, acéré, mordant
sharp {adj} (stylish or attractive) :: chic, [familiar] classe
sharp {adj} (forming a small angle) :: aigu, [virage] serré
sharp {adv} (exactly) :: pile
sharp {n} (note that is sharp in a particular key) :: dièse {m}
sharpen {v} /ˈʃɑɹpɨn/ (to make sharp) :: affiler, affûter, aiguiser
sharpener {n} (device for making things sharp) :: affûteuse {f}, aiguiseur {m}
sharpness {n} (cutting ability of an edge) :: tranchant {m}
sharpness {n} (fineness of a point) :: finesse {f}, acuité {f}
sharpness {n} (pungency, acidity) :: acidité {f}
sharpness {n} (of an image) :: netteté {f}
sharpness {n} (of intelligence) :: acuité {f}, tranchant {m}
sharp s {n} (eszett) SEE: eszett ::
sharp-shinned hawk {n} (a small hawk) :: épervier brun {m}
sharpshooter {n} (marksman) :: tireur d'élite {m}
shashlik {n} (skewered dish) :: chachlik {m}
shatter {v} /ˈʃæt.ə(ɹ)/ (to violently break something into pieces) :: fracasser, réduire en miettes, mettre en pièces, briser
shatter {v} (to smash, or break into tiny pieces) :: éclater, voler en éclats
shave {v} /ʃeɪv/ (to remove hair from) :: raser, se raser
shave {v} (to remove hair from one's face) :: se raser
shave {n} (an instance of shaving) :: rasage
shaven {adj} /ˈʃeɪvən/ (having been shaved) :: rasé
shaver {n} (boy) SEE: boy ::
shaver {n} (barber) SEE: barber ::
shaver {n} /ˈʃeɪvə/ (electric razor) :: rasoir {m}, rasoir électrique {m}
shaver {n} (pillager) SEE: pillager ::
shaving cream {n} (a substance that is applied to the face to provide lubrication and avoid razor burn during shaving) :: mousse à raser {f}
shaw {n} (thicket) SEE: thicket ::
shawarma {n} (Middle Eastern sandwich-like wrap) :: chawarma, shawarma
Shawinigan {prop} :: Shawinigan
shawl {n} /ʃɔːl/ (a square piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders) :: châle {m}
shawm {n} /ʃɔːm/ (wind instrument) :: chalemie
shchi {n} (a type of Russian soup) :: chtchi {m}
she {pron} /ʃi/ (person) :: elle
shea {n} /ʃi/ (tree) :: karité
shea butter {n} /ˈʃeɪ ˌbʌtɚ/ (fat extracted from the fruit of the shea tree) :: beurre de karité
sheaf {n} /ʃiːf/ (bundle of grain or straw) :: gerbe {f}
sheaf {n} (any collection of things bound together; a bundle) :: faisceau {m}, liasse {f}
sheaf {n} (mathematical construct) :: faisceau {m}
sheaf {n} (sheave) SEE: sheave ::
shear {v} /ʃiɹ/ (to cut) :: couper
shear {v} (to remove the fleece from a sheep) :: tondre
shear {v} (to deform because of shearing forces) :: cisailler
shear {n} (a cutting tool similar to scissors) :: cisailles {f-p}, cisaille {f}, tondeuse {f}
shear {n} (the act of shearing, or something removed by shearing) :: tonte {f}, tondaison {f}
shear {n} (a force that produces a shearing strain) :: cisaillement {m}
shears {n} /ʃɪɹz/ (tool consisting of two blades with bevel edges) :: cisailles {f-p}
shear stress {n} (component of stress) :: contrainte de cisaillement {f}
shearwater {n} (seabird) :: puffin {m}
she-ass {n} (female ass, female donkey, jenny) :: ânesse {f}, bourrique {f}
sheath {n} (condom) SEE: condom ::
sheath {n} /ʃiːθ/ (scabbard) :: fourreau {m}
sheath {n} (long case) :: gaine {f} (for a knife), étui {m}
sheath {v} /ʃiːð/ (put (a sword) into its sheath) :: mettre au fourreau
sheath {v} (put (an object) into its sheath) :: rengainer (weapon)
sheathe {v} /ʃiːð/ (to put something, such as a knife, into a sheath) :: rengainer, engainer
sheathe {v} (to encase something with a protective covering) :: engainer [referring to electrical wires]
sheave {n} /ʃiːv/ (wheel having a groove) :: réa {m}
she-bear {n} (a female bear) :: ourse {f}
shebop {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate ::
she-cat {n} (a female cat) :: chatte {f}, chat femelle {m}, femelle du chat {f}, minette {f} [affectionate term]
shed {v} /ʃɛd/ (to part or divide) :: séparer
shed {v} (to pour; to make flow) :: verser
shed {n} (temporary structure to shelter something) :: hangar {m}, baraque {f}
she-devil {n} (bad-tempered woman) :: diablesse {f}
she-devil {n} (female devil) :: diablesse {f}
shed light on {v} (to illuminate) :: faire la lumière sur
sheen {n} /ʃiːn/ (splendor; radiance; shininess) :: brillance
sheen {v} (shine; glisten) :: briller
sheeny {n} /ˈʃiːni/ (a Jew (slur)) :: youde {m}, youpin {m}
sheep {n} /ʃip/ (animal) :: mouton {m}
sheepdog {n} (dog used for herding sheep) :: chien de berger {m}
sheepfold {n} /ˈʃiːpfəʊld/ (enclosure) :: bergerie {f}
sheepherder {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd ::
sheepish {adj} /ˈʃiːpɪʃ/ (shy, meek, shameful or embarrassed) :: penaud
sheeple {n} /ˈʃiːpəl/ (the sheeple, one of the sheeple) :: moutons de Panurge {m-p}
sheep liver fluke {n} (parasitic flatworm) :: grande douve du foie {f}
sheeppox {n} (contagious disease of sheep) :: clavelée {f}
sheepskin {n} (skin of a sheep) :: peau de mouton {f}
sheer {adj} (pure) SEE: pure ::
sheer {adj} /ʃɪɹ/ (very thin or transparent) :: transparent
sheer {adj} (downright; complete) :: pur {m}
sheer {adj} (straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular) :: vertical
sheet {n} /ʃit/ (sheet of paper) :: feuille {f}
sheet {n} (sheet for baking) :: plaque {f}
sheet {n} (sheet of material) :: feuille {f}
sheet {n} (rope to adjust sail) :: écoute {f}
sheet {n} (bedsheet) SEE: bedsheet ::
sheet anchor {n} (nautical: a large, spare anchor) :: ancre de miséricorde {f}, ancre maîtresse {f}
sheet bend {n} (knot) :: nœud d'écoute {m}, nœud de tisserand {m}
sheet metal {n} (Metal worked into a thin, flat sheet) :: tôle {f}
sheet music {n} (hand-written or printed form of musical notation) :: partition {f}
Sheffielder {n} :: Sheffieldien {m}, Sheffieldois {m}
shegetz {n} (non-Jewish male) :: cheïguèts {m}, shegets {m}
she-goat {n} (female goat) :: chèvre {f}
sheik {n} /ʃeɪk/ (leader of an Arab village, family or small tribe) :: cheik {m}
Sheinwoodian {prop} (subdivision of the Silurian period) :: Sheinwoodien
shekel {n} (sheqel) SEE: sheqel ::
Shekkacho {prop} (language of Ethiopia) :: shakacho {m}
shelduck {n} (waterfowl) :: tadorne
shelf {n} /ʃɛlf/ (structure) :: rayon {m}, étagère {f}, tablard {m} [Switzerland]
shelf {n} (capacity) :: étagère {f}, rayonnage {m}
shelf life {n} (the length of time a product will last without deteriorating) :: durée de vie
shell {n} /ʃɛl/ (hard calcareous or chitinous external covering of many invertebrates) :: coquille {f}, coquillage {m}
shell {n} (hard covering of an egg) :: coquille {f}
shell {n} (entomology: exoskeleton of certain insects) :: carapace {f}
shell {n} (covering of a nut) :: coque {f}
shell {n} (pod) :: cosse {f}
shell {n} (conjoined scutes that comprise the "shell" of a tortoise or turtle) :: carapace {f}
shell {n} (overlapping hard plates comprising the armor covering armadillo's body) :: carapace {f}
shell {n} (casing of an artillery projectile) :: douille {f}
shell {n} (hollow usually spherical or cylindrical projectile fired from a mortar or a cannon) :: obus {m}
shell {n} (any hollow structure; framework, or exterior structure) :: carcasse {f} [of a building]
shell {n} (nautical: outer covering of the hull) :: coque {f}
shell {n} (computing: general-purpose environment) :: interface système {f}
shell {n} (chemistry: set of atomic orbitals that have the same principal quantum number) :: couche {f}
shell {n} (emaciated person) :: squelette {m}
shell {n} (psychological barrier to social interaction) :: coquille
shell {n} (by extension, any mollusks having such a covering) :: coquillage
shell {v} (to remove the outer covering or shell of something) :: décortiquer
shell {v} (to bombard, to fire projectiles at) :: pilonner, bombarder
shell {v} (informal: to disburse or give up money, to pay) :: douiller
shellac {n} /ʃəˈlæk/ (processed secretion of the lac insect) :: gomme-laque {f}
shellac {v} (to coat with shellac) :: démolir
shellfish {n} /ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ/ (aquatic food that has a shell) :: coquillage {m}
shell out {v} (pay money) :: aligner, banquer, casquer
shell shock {n} (psychiatric condition characterized by fatigue caused by battle) :: obusite
shelter {n} /ˈʃɛltɚ/ (a refuge or other protection) :: abri, refuge {m}
shelter {v} (transitive, to provide cover) :: abriter
shelterless {adj} (lacking shelter) :: sans-abri
shelve {v} /ʃɛlv/ (to set aside, quit, or halt) :: suspendre
shemale {n} /ˈʃi.meɪl/ (a male-to-female transsexual or transgender person) :: transexuelle {f}
shenanigan {n} (singular of shenanigan) SEE: shenanigans ::
shenanigans {n} /ʃɪˈnænɪɡ(ə)nz/ (deceitful tricks) :: (children's games) chahut {m}, tricherie {f}
shepherd {n} /ˈʃɛp.əɹd/ (a person who tends sheep) :: berger {m}, bergère {f}, pasteur {m}, pâtre {m}, [diminutive] pastoureau {m}
shepherdess {n} (female shepherd) :: bergère {f}, [literary, diminutive] pastourelle {f}
shepherd moon {n} (moon orbiting near the edge of a ring) :: satellite berger
shepherd's pie {n} (a kind of meat pie) :: [approx.] hachis parmentier {m}, hachis Parmentier {m}, parmentier {m}
shepherd's purse {n} (Capsella bursa-pastoris) :: bourse-à-pasteur {f}, boursette {f}, capselle {f}, bourse-à-berger {f}
sheqel {n} /ˈʃekəl/ (currency unit in Israel) :: shekel {m}
sherbet {n} /ˈʃɝːbət/ (frozen fruit juice) :: sorbet {m}
sherbet {n} (sweet drink prepared from fruits or flower petals) :: sherbet {m}
Sherbrooke {prop} (City of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada) :: Sherbrooke
Sheremetyevo {prop} (airport in Russia) :: Cheremetievo {m}
sheriff {n} /ˈʃɛɹɪf/ (all meanings) :: shérif {m}
Sherifian {adj} (all senses) :: chérifien
Sherlockian {adj} (Of or pertaining to the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.) :: sherlockien
Sherlockian {n} (Of or pertaining to the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.) :: sherlockien
sherry {n} (fortified wine) :: xérès {m}, jerez {m}
sherry {n} (variety of sherry) :: xérès {m}, jerez {m}
sherry {n} (glass of sherry) :: xérès {m}, verre {m} de xérès, verre de jerez
Sherwood Forest {prop} /ˈʃɝwʊd ˈfɔɹɪst/ (country park) :: forêt de Sherwood {f}
she's unconscious {phrase} (she's unconscious) :: elle est inconsciente
she-tiger {n} (tigress) SEE: tigress ::
Shetland {prop} (Shetland Islands) SEE: Shetland Islands ::
Shetland Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: Shetland; Zetland
she-wolf {n} (female wolf) :: louve {f}
shh {interj} /ʃː/ (requesting silence) :: chut
Shi'a {n} (branch of Islam) :: chiisme {m}
Shi'a {n} (follower of Shi'a Islam) :: chiite {m}, chi'ite {m}
shiatsu {n} (shiatsu) :: shiatsu {m}
shibboleth {n} /ˈʃɪbəlɛθ/ (a word, especially seen as a test, to distinguish someone as belonging to a particular nation, class, profession etc) :: shibboleth
shibboleth {n} (a common or longstanding belief, custom, or catchphrase associated with a particular group, especially one with little current meaning or truth) :: shibboleth
shield {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
shield {n} /ʃiːld/ (armor) :: bouclier {m}, écu {m}
shield {n} (anything that protects or defends) :: bouclier {m}
shield {n} (heraldry) :: écu {m}
shield {n} (obsolete: a coin, the old French crown, or écu) :: écu {m}
shield {n} (sci fi: a field of energy that protects or defends) :: bouclier {m}
shield {v} (to protect, to defend) :: protéger
shield {n} (toilet seat) SEE: toilet seat ::
shield volcano {n} (volcano) :: volcan bouclier {m}
shift {n} (type of women's undergarment) SEE: slip ::
shift {n} /ʃɪft/ (change of workers) :: équipe {f}
shift {n} (act of shifting) :: décalage {m} [technology, astronomy]
shift {n} (button on a keyboard) :: touche majuscule {f}
shift key {n} (key on a personal computer or terminal keyboard) :: touche majuscule {f}
shiftwork {n} (rotating mode of work) :: travail posté {m}, travail par équipes {m}, travail par quarts {m} [Canada]
shifty {adj} /ˈʃɪfti/ (Having the appearance of someone dishonest, criminal or unreliable) :: louche, fuyant
shifu {n} (martial arts instructor) SEE: sifu ::
shiitake {n} /ʃɪˈtɑki/ (Lentinula edodes, an edible mushroom) :: shiitake {m}, shiitaké {m}, shitake {m}, shitaké {m}, lentin du chêne {m}, champignon parfumé {m}, [Canada, informal] champignon chinois {m}
Shiite {n} (Shi'a) SEE: Shi'a ::
Shiite {adj} /ʃiːaɪt/ (of or pertaining to the Shi'a branch of Islam) :: chi'ite, chiite
Shiite {adj} (of or pertaining to the Shiites) :: chi'ite, chiite
shiksa {n} /ˈʃɪksə/ (non-Jewish girl) :: shiksa {f}, shikse {f}
shill {n} /ʃɪl/ (a person paid to endorse a product favourably) :: homme de paille {m}, prête-nom {m}
shill {n} (an accomplice at a confidence trick) :: compère {m}, commère {f}, comparse {m} {f}
shill {v} (to promote or endorse in return for payment) :: prévariquer, trafiquer, magouiller, tripoter, faire l'homme de paille
shill {v} (to put under cover, to sheal) :: cacher, couvrir, occulter, enterrer, passer sous silence, taire, celer, dissimuler, étouffer, mettre sous le boisseau
shilling {n} /ˈʃɪlɪŋ/ (former coin) :: shilling {m}, [obsolete] chelin {m}
shilling {n} (currency) :: shilling {m}
shim {n} /ʃɪm/ (wedge) :: coin {m}
shim {n} (thin piece of material used for alignment or support) :: cale d'épaisseur {f}, espaceur {m}, étai {m}, thibaude {f}
shim {n} (shallow plow used in tillage) :: sarcloir {m}
shimmer {v} (to shine with a veiled light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer) :: chatoyer
shimmer {n} (faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer) :: chatoyement {m}, chatoiement {m}
shimmy {n} /ˈʃɪ.mi/ (abnormal vibration, especially in the wheels of a vehicle) :: shimmy {m}
shimmy {v} (to climb something (e.g. a pole) gradually) :: grimper
shimmy {v} (to shake the body as if dancing the shimmy) :: shimmy {m}
Shimshon {prop} (given name) SEE: Samson ::
shin {n} /ʃɪn/ (front part of the leg below the knee) :: tibia {m}, os long {m}
shinbone {n} (inner bone of the hind limb below the knee) :: tibia {m}
shine {v} /ʃaɪn/ (to emit light) :: briller, luire
shine {n} (brightness from a source of light) :: éclat {m}
shine {n} (slang: moonshine) SEE: moonshine ::
shine {n} (sunshine) SEE: sunshine ::
shiner {n} (black eye) SEE: black eye ::
shingle {n} /ˈʃɪŋ.ɡəl/ (small, thin piece of building material) :: bardeau {m}
shingle {n} (small, smooth pebbles) :: galets {m-p}
shingles {n} /ˈʃɪŋɡəlz/ (herpes zoster) :: zona {m}
shininess {n} (shining with reflective light) :: brillance {f}
shining {adj} /ˈʃaɪnɪŋ/ (emitting light) :: brillant
shining {adj} (having a high polish or sheen) :: lustré
shining {adj} (having exceptional merit) :: illustre, fameux, célèbre, renommé, réputé, splendide
shinjitai {n} (simplified form of Japanese kanji) :: shinjitai {m}
shinkansen {n} (bullet train) SEE: bullet train ::
shin pad {n} (clothing) :: protège-tibia {m}
Shinto {prop} /ˈʃɪn.toʊ/ (religion) :: shintoïsme {m}, shinto
Shintoism {prop} (Shinto) SEE: Shinto ::
shiny {adj} /ˈʃaɪni/ :: brillant {m}
shiny cowbird {n} (shiny cowbird) :: Vacher luisant {m}
ship {n} /ʃɪp/ (large water vessel) :: vaisseau {m}, bateau {m}, navire {m}
ship {v} (to send a parcel or container) :: poster, expédier
shipbuilder {n} (person) :: constructeur de navires {m}
shipbuilding {n} (construction of ships) :: construction navale {f}
shipment {n} /ˈʃɪpmənt/ (load of goods) :: cargaison {f} (by a ship)
ship of the desert {n} :: vaisseau du désert {m}
shipping {n} (transportation of goods) :: expédition {f}, envoi {m}
shipping {n} (cost of sending goods) :: frais de port {m}, frais de transport {m}, transport {m}, frais de livraison {m}
shipworm {n} (Marine mollusc that bores through wood) :: taret {m}
shipwreck {n} /ˈʃɪpɹɛk/ (A ship that has sunk or run aground so that it is no longer seaworthy.) :: épave {f}
shipwreck {n} (An event where a ship sinks or runs aground.) :: naufrage {m}
shipwreck {v} (to wreck a vessel) :: naufrager
shipwrecked {adj} (stranded as a result of a shipwreck) :: naufragé
shipyard {n} (place to build and repair ships) :: chantier naval {m}
Shiraz {prop} /ʃɚˈɑːz/ (a city in southern Iran) :: Chiraz {m}
Shiraz {n} (variety of black grape) :: syrah
shire {n} /ʃaɪə(ɹ)/ (former administrative area of Britain; a county) :: comté {f}
shire {n} (rural or outer suburban local government area of Australia) :: comté {m}
shirk {v} /ʃɝk/ (avoid a duty) :: esquiver, éviter, se défiler
shirt {n} /ʃɝt/ (article of clothing) :: chemise {f}
shirtmaker {n} (a person who makes shirts) :: chemisier {m}
shish kebab {n} /ˈʃɪʃkəbɑb/ (roasted meat) :: chichekébab {m}
shish taouk {n} /ʃɪʃ tæ.uːk/ (grilled skewered chicken cubes) :: chich taouk
shish taouk {n} (chicken shawarma) :: shish taouk
shit {n} /ʃɪt/ :: merde {f}, crotte {f} [of animals]
shit {n} (definite plural: diarrhea) :: la chiasse {f}
shit {n} (rubbish) :: merde {f}
shit {n} (nonsense, bullshit) :: des conneries {f-p}
shit {n} (nasty, despicable person) :: [man] fumier {m}, merde {f}, enculé {m}
shit {n} (not anything, nothing) :: que dalle
shit {adv} (of poor quality) :: merdique, nul, nul à chier
shit {adv} (despicable) :: dégueulasse {m} {f}
shit {v} :: chier, caguer [South of France]
shit {v} (vulgar: to be stricken with fear) :: chier dans son froc
shit {interj} (expression of worry, failure) :: merde!
shit a brick {v} (To react strongly in anger) :: chier une pendule [to shit a clock], péter un plomb
shit a brick {v} (To react strongly in fear) :: chier dans son froc [to shit in one's pants]
shit ass {n} (shitass) SEE: shitass ::
shitass {n} (mean or rude person) :: enculé {m}, bâton merdeux {m}
shit-eating grin {n} (broad smile of smugness) :: rictus jubilatoire {m} , sourire de faux-cul {m}
shit-eating grin {n} (broad smile of embarrassment) :: sourire à manger de la merde {m}
shit-for-brains {adj} (Very stupid) :: bête, stupide, idiot
shit happens {phrase} (expression of acceptance of misfortune) SEE: such is life ::
shithead {n} /ˈʃɪt.hɛd/ (stupid or contemptible person) :: enfoiré {m}, enculé {m}
shithead {n} (card game) :: kilo de merde
shithole {n} (anus) SEE: asshole ::
shithole {n} (unpleasant person) SEE: asshole ::
shithole {n} /ˈʃɪthoʊl/ (dirty or unpleasant place) :: trou à rats {m}, trou paumé {m}
shithouse {n} :: chiotte {m} {f}
shithouse {adj} (Of poor quality) SEE: shitty ::
shitload {n} (vulgar slang: a large amount) :: chiée {f}
shit oneself {v} (vulgar slang: be very scared) :: chier dans son froc
shit oneself {v} (vulgar slang: soil oneself) SEE: soil oneself ::
shit sandwich {n} :: sandwich de marde
shit-stirrer {n} (one who enjoys creating trouble for others) :: fouteur de merde {m}
shitstorm {n} (violent situation.) :: merdier {m} [vulgar], bordel {m} [vulgar], panade {f} [colloquial]
shitter {n} (coarse slang for the anus) SEE: anus ::
shitter {n} /ˈʃɪt.ə(ɹ)/ (coarse slang for toilet, see also: toilet) :: chiottes {f-p}, cagoinces {m-p}, goguenots {m-p}, tartisses {p}
shitty {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
shitty {adj} (high) SEE: high ::
shitty {adj} /ˈʃɪti/ (unpleasant as shit) :: merdique, dégueulasse, de merde
shitty {adj} (Of such poor quality as to resemble shit) :: merdique, - de merde
shit yeah {interj} (interjection expressing joy) :: merde!
shiver {v} /ˈʃɪvəɹ/ (to tremble or shake) :: frissonner
shiver {n} (the act or result of shivering) :: frisson {m}
shiver {n} (a bodily response to cold) :: frisson {m}
shiver my timbers {interj} /ˈʃɪvə maɪ ˈtɪmbəs/ (mild oath stereotypically regarded as being uttered by pirates) :: mille sabords (a thousand gunports)
Shlomo {prop} (given name) SEE: Solomon ::
Shoah {prop} (the systematic mass murder of 6 million Jews) SEE: Holocaust ::
shoal {n} (group of fish) SEE: school ::
shoal {n} /ʃəʊl/ (sandbank) :: banc de sable
shock {n} /ʃɑk/ (sudden, heavy impact) :: choc {m}
shock {n} (something surprising) :: choc {m}
shock {n} (life-threatening medical emergency) :: choc
shock {n} :: choc {m}
shock {v} (to cause to be emotionally shocked) :: choquer
shock {n} (arrangement of sheaves for drying) SEE: stook ::
shock absorber {n} (device to absorb shocks) :: amortisseur {m}
shock and awe {n} /ˈʃɒk (ə)nd ˈɔː/ (doctrine based on the use of spectacular displays of force) :: choc et effroi {m}, choc et stupeur
shocked {adj} /ʃɒkt/ (surprised, startled, confuded) :: choqué
shocking {adj} (inspiring shock; startling) :: choquant, offensant, shocking
shocking {adj} (unusually obscene or lewd) :: choquant, offensant
shocking {adj} (extremely bad) :: choquant
shockproof {adj} (able to withstand shocks) :: antichoc
shock wave {n} (A powerful compression wave) :: onde de choc {f}
shod {adj} (wearing shoes) :: chaussé
shoddy {adj} /ʃɒdi/ (of poor quality) :: effiloché {m}, effilochée {f}
shoe {n} /ʃuː/ (protective covering for the foot) :: chaussure {f}, soulier {m}
shoe {v} (To put shoes on one's feet) :: chausser
shoe {v} (to put horseshoes on a horse) :: ferrer, chausser
shoe {n} (piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse’s foot) SEE: horseshoe ::
shoeblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner ::
shoehorn {n} /ˈʃuːˌhɔɹn/ (tool used to assist the foot) :: chausse-pied {m}
shoelace {n} /ˈʃuːˌleɪs/ (for fastening a shoe) :: lacet de soulier {m}, lacet {m}
shoemaker {n} (a person who makes shoes) :: cordonnier {m}, cordonnière {f}
shoe polish {n} (product used to make shoes shine) :: cirage {m}
shoeshine boy {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner ::
shoeshine girl {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner ::
shoeshiner {n} (a person who shines shoes and other footwear, usually for a fee) :: cireur de chaussures {m}, cireuse de chaussures {f}, cireur de bottes {m}, cireuse de bottes {f}, cireur {m}, cireuse {f}
shoe size {n} (size of shoe) :: pointure {f}
shoestring {n} (the string or lace used to secure the shoe to the foot; a shoelace) :: lacet {m}
shoestring {n} (a long narrow cut of a food; a julienne) :: julienne {f}
shoe tree {n} (device to preserve the shape of a shoe) :: embauchoir {m}
shoetree {n} (device to preserve the shape of a shoe) SEE: shoe tree ::
shofar {n} /ˈʃəʊfə/ (ram’s-horn trumpet) :: chophar {m}, chofar {m}, shofar {m}, schofar {m}, shophar {m}
shogi {n} /ˈʃoʊɡiː/ (variant of chess) :: shogi {m}, shōgi {m}
shogun {n} /ˈʃəʊɡʌn/ (shogun) :: shogun {m}
shogunate {n} (shogunate, bakufu) :: shogunat {m}, bakufu {m}
shoo {interj} /ʃuː/ (go away) :: pschtt, ouste
shoo {v} (usher) SEE: usher ::
shoot {v} /ʃuːt/ (to fire a shot) :: tirer
shoot {v} (to fire multiple shots) :: tirer
shoot {v} (to hit with a shot) :: tirer
shoot {n} (emerging stem and embryonic leaves of a new plant) :: pousse {f}
shoot {n} (photography session) :: prise de photos {f}, séance photo {f}
shoot {interj} (expressing disdain) :: mince, mercredi
shoot down {v} (to cause to fall by shooting) :: abattre
shooter {n} /ˈʃuːtə(ɹ)/ (person) :: tireur {m}
shooter {n} (firearm) :: flingue {m}
shooter {n} (game) :: jeu {m} de fusillade
shooting {n} /ˈʃuːtɪŋ/ (instance of shooting) :: tir {m}, fusillade {f}
shooting guard {n} (basketball position) :: arrière {m}
shooting range {n} (a facility designed for firearms practice) :: stand {m} (de tir)
shooting star {n} (meteor) :: étoile filante {f}
shoot oneself in the foot {v} (to act against one's own interest) :: se tirer une balle dans le pied
shoot the breeze {v} (to chat idly or waste time talking) :: tailler une bavette, tailler le bout de gras, taper la causette, taper la discute
shoot the shit {v} (chat casually) SEE: shoot the breeze ::
shoot up {v} (To inject (a drug) intravenously) :: shooter
shop {n} /ʃɑp/ (establishment that sells goods) :: boutique {f}, magasin {m}
shop {n} (workshop) :: atelier {m}
shop {n} :: [4] boutique en ligne {f}, [4] magasin virtuel {m} (= online shop; were these for a deleted sense?)
shop {v} (to visit shops) :: faire les magasins, faire du shopping, faire des courses, faire des achats
shop {v} (to digitally edit a picture or photograph) SEE: photoshop ::
shop assistant {n} (shop employee) :: vendeur {m}, vendeuse {f}
shopgirl {n} (a girl or young woman who works in a shop) :: midinette {f}
shopkeeper {n} (trader who sells goods in a shop) :: détaillant {m}, détaillante {f}, magasinier {m}, magasinière {f}, boutiquier {m}, boutiquière {f}, commerçant {m}
shoplift {v} (transitive: to steal something) :: voler à l’étalage
shoplift {v} (intransitive: to steal) :: voler à l’étalage
shoplifter {n} (one who steals from shops) :: voleur à l’étalage {m}, voleuse à l’étalage {f}
shoplifting {n} (action of the verb to shoplift) :: vol à l'étalage {m}
shoppe {n} (shop) SEE: shop ::
shopper {n} /ˈʃɒp.ə/ (a person who shops) :: acheteur, acheteuse {f}, client, cliente {f}
shopping {n} /ˈʃɑpɪŋ/ (activity of buying) :: shopping {m}, courses {f-p}
shopping bag {n} (strong bag for carrying purchases) :: sac à provisions {m}
shopping basket {n} (basket for groceries and merchandise) :: panier {m}
shopping cart {n} (conveyance used to carry items while shopping) :: chariot de supermarché {m}, caddie {m}, charriot {m}
shopping center {n} (shopping centre) SEE: shopping centre ::
shopping centre {n} (large retail outlet) :: centre commercial {m}, [Quebec] centre d'achats {m}
shopping list {n} (list of items that need to be bought) :: liste de commissions {f}, liste de courses {f}
shopping mall {n} (shopping centre) SEE: shopping centre ::
shopping trolley {n} (shopping cart) SEE: shopping cart ::
shop steward {n} (representative of workers) :: délégué syndical
shop window {n} (large window at the front of a shop) :: vitrine {f}
Shor {prop} (language) :: shor {m}
shore {n} /ʃɔɹ/ (land adjoining a large body of water) :: bord {m}, rive {f}, rivage {m}
shore {v} (support) SEE: shore up ::
shoreline {n} (the divide between land and water) :: rivage {m}
shore up {v} (to reinforce (something at risk of failure)) :: renforcer
shoring {n} (temporary bracing used to prevent collapse) :: étançonnement {m}
short {adj} /ʃɔːt/ (having a small distance between ends or edges) :: court
short {adj} (of a person, of comparatively little height) :: petit, bref {m}
short {adj} (having little duration) :: court, bref {m}
short {v} (transitive: to cause a short circuit) :: court-circuiter
shortage {n} (lack or deficiency) :: défaut {m}, rareté {f}, pénurie {f}, déficit {m}, insuffisance {f}
shortbread {n} (biscuit) :: sablé {m}
short circuit {n} (unintentional connection) :: court-circuit {m}
short circuit {v} (cause a short circuit) :: court-circuiter
shortcoming {n} (deficiency) :: défaut, lacune {f}, carence {f}, imperfection {f}
shortcut {n} /ˈʃɔːtkʌt/ (path) :: raccourci
shortcut {n} (symlink) :: raccourci {m}, lien symbolique {m}
shortcut {n} (keyboard shortcut) SEE: keyboard shortcut ::
short-eared owl {n} (owl) :: hibou des marais {m}
shorten {v} (to make shorter) :: raccourcir, écourter
shorten {v} (to become shorter) :: raccourcir, s'écourter
shortening {n} (act of shortening) :: raccourcissement {m}, raccourcissements {m-p}
shortfall {n} (An instance of not meeting a quota or of having an insufficient amount) :: insuffisance
shorthand {n} /ˈʃɔɹt.hænd/ (a compendious and rapid method of writing) :: sténographie {f}
shortly {adv} /ʃɔːɹtli/ (in a short or brief time or manner) :: rapidement
shortly {adv} (in few words; briefly) :: brièvement
shortness {n} (The property of being short, of being small of stature or brief) :: exiguïté {f}
shortness of breath {n} (dyspnea) :: souffle court {m}, dyspnée {f}
short of {phrase} (except) SEE: except ::
short of {phrase} (insufficiently equipped with) :: à court de
shorts {n} (plural of short) SEE: short ::
shorts {n} /ʃɔː(ɹ)ts/ (pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees) :: short {m}
short scale {n} :: échelle courte {f}
short selling {n} (The practice of selling items or stock which one does not currently possess) :: vente à découvert {f}
short-sighted {adj} (myopic) SEE: myopic ::
short-sightedness {n} (disorder of the vision) SEE: nearsightedness ::
shortstop {n} (baseball position) :: arrêt-court
short story {n} (work of fiction) :: nouvelle {f}, conte {f}
short-tailed hawk {n} (Buteo brachyurus) :: buse à queue courte {f}
short-tailed parrot {n} (Graydidascalus brachyurus) :: caïque à queue courte
short-tailed weasel {n} (Mustela erminea) SEE: ermine ::
short-term {adj} (of the near or immediate future) :: à court terme
short-term {adj} (of a short duration of time) :: à court terme
shortwave {adj} (of radio waves) :: onde courte {f}
Shoshone {prop} /ʃoʊˈʃoʊni/ (Amerind people) :: Shoshones
shot {adj} /ʃɑt/ (worn out) :: fichu, naze
shot {adj} (tired, weary) :: crevé, naze
shot {n} (result of launching a projectile) :: tir {m}
shot {n} (launching of a ball or similar object toward a goal) :: tir {m}, frappe {f}
shot {n} (heavy iron ball used for the shot put) :: poids {m}
shot {n} (small metal balls used as ammunition) :: plomb {m}
shot {n} (opportunity or attempt) :: coup {m}
shot {n} (measure of alcohol) :: dose {f}, shooter {m}
shot {n} (photography: single unbroken sequence of photographic exposures) :: plan {m}
shot {n} (vaccination or injection) :: piqure {f}, piqûre {f}
shot {n} (payment (of a bill), scot or shout) :: coup {m}
Shota {prop} (male given name) :: Chota
shot glass {n} (small glass) :: verre à liqueur {m}, verre à shot {m}, verre à alcool fort {m}
shotgun {n} (gun) :: fusil {m}, fusil de chasse {m}
shot on goal {n} (shot towards the goal) :: tir au but {m}
shot put {n} (athletics event) :: lancer du poids {m}
shot-putter {n} (athlete) :: lanceur de poids {m}, lanceuse de poids {f}
should {v} /ʃʊd/ (expressing obligation) :: Conditional form of devoir
shoulder {n} /ˈʃoʊldɚ/ (top of the torso, away from the neck) :: épaule {f}
shoulder {n} (joint between arm and torso) :: épaule {f}
shoulder {n} (part of a road where drivers may stop in an emergency) :: bande d'arrêt d'urgence {f}, [Quebec] accotement stabilisé {m}
shoulder blade {n} (bone) :: omoplate {f}
shoulder bone {n} (shoulder blade) SEE: shoulder blade ::
shoulder pole {n} (carrying pole) SEE: carrying pole ::
shout {n} /ʃaʊt/ (a loud burst of voice) :: cri {m}
shout {v} (to utter a sudden and loud outcry) :: crier
shout {v} (to utter with a shout) :: crier
shoutable {adj} (capable of being shouted) :: criable
shout from the rooftops {v} (proclaim) :: crier sur les toits
shove {v} /ʃʌv/ (push roughly) :: fourrer, pousser, bousculer
shove {n} (rough push) :: poussée {f}, bourrade
shove it up your ass {v} (exclamation of contempt (vulgar)) :: va te faire mettre, va te faire enculer, va te faire foutre, dans ton cul, se le foutre au cul
shovel {n} (spade) SEE: spade ::
shovel {n} /ˈʃʌvəl/ (tool for moving portions of material) :: pelle {f}, bêche
shovel {v} (to move materials with a shovel) :: peller
show {v} /ʃəʊ/ (to display) :: montrer
show {v} (to indicate (a fact) to be true) :: démontrer
show {v} (to be visible) :: se voir
show {n} (entertainment) :: spectacle {m}
show {n} (exhibition) :: exposition {f}
show {n} (demonstration) :: démonstration {f}
show {n} (broadcast program(me)) :: émission {f}
showboat {n} (showoff) SEE: showoff ::
showboat {n} /ˈʃoʊˌboʊt/ (river steamer with theatre) :: bateau-théâtre {m}
show business {n} (entertainment industry) :: industrie du spectacle {f}, industrie du divertissement {f}, show business {m}, show-biz {m}
showbusiness {n} /ˈʃoʊˌbɪznɪs/ (entertainment industry) :: industrie du spectacle {f}, industrie du divertissement {f}, show business {m}, show-biz {m}
showcase {n} /ˈʃoʊˌkeɪs/ (a setting for displaying something favorably) :: vitrine {f}
showdown {n} (the final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor) :: bras de fer {m}
shower {n} /ˈʃaʊ.ɚ/ (brief fall of rain) :: averse {f}, ondée {f}
shower {n} (device for bathing) :: douche {f}
shower {n} (instance of using of this device) :: douche {f}
shower {n} (quantity of something that has characteristics of a rain shower) :: pluie {f}
shower {n} (contemptible group of people or things) :: bande {m}
shower {v} (to bathe using a shower) :: se doucher, prendre une douche
shower {n} (baby shower) SEE: baby shower ::
showerbath {n} :: bain-douche {m}
shower cap {n} (waterproof headgear worn in shower) :: bonnet de douche {m}
shower gel {n} (gel shower soap) :: gel douche {m}
shower head {n} (part of a shower where the water comes out) :: pommeau {m}
show jumping {n} (equestrian event in which a rider's horse is jumped over an array of obstacles) :: saut d'obstacles {m}
showman {n} (person skilled in dramatic or entertaining presentation, see also: showwoman) :: showman {m}
showman {n} (person who produces or presents shows as a profession) SEE: impresario ::
showmanship {n} (strong performance) :: sens du spectacle {m}
show off {v} (to exhibit, to demonstrate something for the purpose of bragging) :: crâner, faire le malin, frimer
show-off {n} (one who shows off) :: m'as-tu-vu {m}
showoff {n} (person who attempts to demonstrate prowess or ability) :: m'as-tu-vu {m}
show one's true colors {v} (to reveal how one really is) :: se montrer sous son vrai jour
showroom {n} /ˈʃoʊˌɹum/ (room for display of products) :: showroom {m}, salle d'exposition {f}, salle de montre {f} [Quebec]
show trial {n} (trial held for appearance's sake) :: parodie de procès {f}
show up {v} (to appear) :: apparaître, se montrer
show up {v} (to expose) :: humilier
showy {adj} (for show) :: tape-à-l’œil
shrapnel {n} /ˈʃɹæpnəl/ (fragments and debris thrown out by an exploding device) :: shrapnel {m}
shrapnel {n} (loose change) SEE: loose change ::
shred {n} /ʃɹɛd/ (strip) :: lambeau {m}
shred {v} (to cut or tear into narrow pieces or strips) :: déchiqueter, lacérer, dilacérer, râper, couper
shred {v} (to drop fat and water weight before a competition) :: fondre
shred {v} (to play music very fast) :: déchirer
shredder {n} /ʃɹɛdə(ɹ)/ (machine) :: broyeur {m}, déchiqueteuse {f}
shrew {n} /ʃɹuː/ (mouselike animal) :: musaraigne {f}
shrew {n} (woman) :: furie {f}, mégère {f}
shrewd {adj} /ʃɹuːd/ (showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters) :: perspicace, sagace {m} {f}
shrewd {adj} (artful, tricky or cunning) :: habile, roublard {m}, futé, rusé
shrewd {adj} (streetwise) :: malin {m}, futé {m}, avisé {m}, sagace {m} {f}
shrewdly {adv} (in a shrewd manner) :: astucieusement, avec perspicacité
shriek {n} /ʃɹiːk/ (a sharp, shrill outcry or scream) :: hurlement
shriek {v} (to utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry) :: crier
shrike {n} /ʃɹaɪk/ (Any of various passerine birds of the family Laniidae) :: pie-grièche {f}
shrill {adj} /ʃɹɪl/ (high-pitched and piercing) :: strident
shrill {adj} (having a shrill voice) :: criard
shrimp {n} /ʃɹɪmp/ (decapod crustacean) :: crevette {f}
shrimpboat {n} (boat used for shrimp fishing) :: crevettier {m}
shrine {n} /ʃɹaɪ̯n/ (a holy place dedicated to a specific figure of respect) :: sanctuaire {m}, lieu saint {m}
shrine {n} (a case, box, or receptacle, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics) :: châsse {f}
shrine {v} (enshrine) SEE: enshrine ::
shrink {v} /ˈʃɹɪŋk/ (intransitive: to contract, to become smaller) :: se réduire, rétrécir, se resserrer
shrink {v} (transitive: to cause something to shrink) :: rétrécir, faire rétrécir, rapetisser, diminuer
shrink {v} :: rapetisser
shrink {n} (psychiatrist or therapist (informal, belittling)) :: psy {m}
shrithe {v} (to creep) SEE: creep ::
shrithe {v} (to go about, roam) SEE: roam ::
shrive {v} (confess) SEE: confess ::
shrivel {v} /ˈʃɹɪvəl/ (collapse inward) :: se flétrir
shrivel {v} (become wrinkled) :: se rider
shroom {n} (mushroom) SEE: mushroom ::
shroom {n} (hallucinogenic fungus) SEE: magic mushroom ::
shroud {n} /ʃɹaʊd/ (dress for the dead) :: linceul {m}, suaire {m}
shroud {n} (mast support) :: hauban {m}
shrub {n} /ʃɹʌb/ (woody plant) :: arbrisseau {m}, arbuste
shrubbery {n} (planting of shrubs) :: fruticée {f}
shrub celery {n} (the crisp thick leafstalk of the celery plant) :: céleri en branches {m}
shrug {n} /ʃɹʌɡ/ (gesture) :: haussement d'épaules {m}
shrug {v} (to raise the shoulders to express uncertainty, lack of concern, etc.) :: hausser les épaules
shtetl {n} /ˈʃtɛt(ə)l/ (a Jewish village or small town) :: shtetl {m}, schtetl {m}, chtetl {m}
shuck {v} /ʃʌk/ (to extract shellfish from shells) :: décortiquer, écailler, écosser
shudder {n} (shivering tremor) :: tremblement {m}, frisson {m}
shudder {n} (moment of almost pleasurable fear; a frisson) :: frisson {m}
shudder {v} (to shake nervously, as if from fear) :: frissonner, trembler
shudder {v} (to vibrate jerkily) :: frissonner, trembler
shuffle {n} (act of shuffling cards) :: battage {m}
shuffle {v} (to put in a random order) :: battre, mélanger
shuffle {v} (to walk without picking up one's feet) :: traîner les pieds
shufti {n} (glance) SEE: glance ::
shun {v} /ʃʌn/ (to avoid) :: éviter, rejeter
shun {v} (to escape) :: fuir, esquiver
shunt {v} /ʃʌnt/ (to divert electric current) :: détourner le courant électrique
shunt {n} (minor collision between vehicles) :: accrochage {m}
shunter {n} (a railway locomotive used for shunting) :: locotracteur {m}
shut {v} /ʃʌt/ (to close) :: fermer
shut down {v} (to turn off or stop) :: éteindre
shutdown {n} (action of closing) :: arrêt {m} [du système]
shut one's trap {v} (shut up) SEE: shut up ::
shutout {n} (game that ends with one side not having scored) :: balle {f}, balles {f-p}
shutter {n} /ˈʃʌtɚ/ (protective panels over windows) :: volet {m}
shutter {n} (part of a camera) :: obturateur {m}
shuttering {n} (shuttering) SEE: formwork ::
shutter speed {n} (time during which the shutter of a camera remains open) :: vitesse d'obturation {f}
shuttle {n} /ˈʃʌɾel]/ (part of a loom) :: navette {f}
shuttle {n} (transport service) :: navette {f}
shuttlecock {n} /ˈʃʌtl̩kɑk/ (badminton ball) :: volant {m}
shut up {v} /ʃʌt ˈʌp/ (close (a building) so that no one can enter) :: fermer
shut up {v} (enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave) :: enfermer, renfermer
shut up {v} (put (an object) in a secure enclosed place) :: enfermer, renfermer
shut up {v} (transitive: to stop (a person) from talking or (a person or thing) from making noise) :: faire taire, taire
shut up {v} (intransitive: to stop talking or making noise) :: se taire
shut up {v} (imperative: "Shut up!", see also: hold one's tongue) :: tais-toi! informal, taisez-vous! formal or plural; ferme-la! informal and impolite, boucle-la! informal and impolite, ta gueule! informal and very impolite
shvitz {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
shy {adj} /ʃaɪ/ (easily frightened) :: timide
shy {adj} (reserved) :: timide
shy {adj} (cautious) :: prudent
shy {adj} (embarrassed) :: embarrassé
shylock {n} (loan shark) SEE: loan shark ::
shyly {adv} (in a shy manner) :: timidement
shyness {n} (quality of being shy) :: timidité {f}
si {n} /si/ (seventh note of a major scale) :: si {m}
Siam {prop} (the former name of Thailand) :: Siam {m}
Siamese {adj} (Thai) :: siamois {m}
Siamese {n} (Siam inhabitant) :: Siamois {m}, Siamoise {f}
Siamese cat {n} (mammal) :: chat siamois {m}, siamois {m}
Siamese fighting fish {n} (a freshwater fish) :: combattant {m}
Siamese twin {n} (conjoined twin) :: frère siamois {m}, sœur siamoise {f}
sib {n} (sibling) SEE: sibling ::
sib {n} (kindred) SEE: kin ::
sib {n} (kinsman) SEE: kinsman ::
Siberia {prop} /saɪˈbɪəɹɪə/ (region of Russia) :: Sibérie {f}
Siberian {adj} (from, of or pertaining to Siberia) :: sibérien
Siberian {n} (person) :: Sibérien {m}, Sibérienne {f}
Siberian {n} (cat) :: sibérien {m}
Siberian crane {n} (Grus leucogeranus) :: grue de Sibérie {f}
Siberian elm {n} (tree Ulmus pumila) :: orme de Sibérie {m}
Siberian Husky {n} (Siberian Husky dog) :: husky sibérien {m}, husky de Sibérie {m}
Siberian tiger {n} (Panthera tigris altaica) :: tigre de Sibérie {m}, tigre de l'Amour {m}
sibilant {adj} /ˈsɪb.ɪ.lənt/ (characterized by a hissing sound) :: sifflant {m}, sifflante {f}
sibilant {n} (phonetics: a hissing sound) :: sifflante {f}
siblicide {n} /ˈsɪblɪsʌɪd/ (killing of a sibling) :: caïnisme {m}
sibling {n} /ˈsɪblɪŋ/ (person who shares same parents) :: frère et sœur {m} {p}, adelphe {m} {f}, fratrie {f}, germain {m}, sibling {m}
sibyl {n} (a pagan female oracle) :: sibylle {f}
sibylline {adj} /ˈsɪbɪlaɪn/ (pertaining to a sibyl) :: sibyllin {m}
sic {adv} /sɪk/ (thus, thus written) :: sic
siccity {n} (dryness) SEE: dryness ::
sich {n} /ziç/ (administrative and military centre for Cossacks) :: sitch {f}, sietch {f}, setch {f}
Sichuan {prop} /ˈsɪtʃ.wɑn/ (a province in China) :: Sichuan {m}
Sicilian {adj} (relating to Sicily or its inhabitants) :: sicilien
Sicilian {prop} (language) :: sicilien {m}
Sicilian {n} (person) :: Sicilien {m}, Sicilienne {f}
Sicilian {n} (chess opening) SEE: Sicilian Defence ::
Sicilian Defence {n} (chess opening) :: défense sicilienne {f}
Sicily {prop} /ˈsɪsɨli/ (island) :: Sicile {f}
sick {adj} /sɪk/ (colloquial: mentally unstable, disturbed) :: malade
sick {adj} (slang: very good, excellent) :: de malade
sick {n} (sick people) :: les malades {m-p}
sick {adj} (ill) SEE: ill ::
sick and tired {adj} (frustrated and annoyed) SEE: fed up ::
sick as a dog {adj} :: malade comme un chien
sick as a parrot {adj} (sick as a dog) SEE: sick as a dog ::
sick bay {n} (room where basic medical supplies are kept and medical attention can be sought) :: infirmerie {f}
sickbay {n} (a room or area for the treatment of the sick or injured) :: infirmerie {f}
sick day {n} (day off due to sickness) :: arrêt maladie {m}
sicken {v} (to make ill) :: rendre malade
sicken {v} (to be or become ill) :: tomber malade
sickening {adj} /ˈsɪk(ə)nɪŋ/ (causing sickness or disgust) :: à s’en rendre malade, [possibly offensive] dégoûtant
sickhouse {n} (infirmary) SEE: infirmary ::
sickle {n} /ˈsɪkl̩/ (agricultural implement) :: faucille {f}
sickle {v} (to cut with a sickle) :: fauciller
sickle {adj} (shaped like the blade of a sickle) :: falciforme
sickle {adj} :: serpe
sickle cell anaemia {n} (sickle cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia ::
sickle-cell anaemia {n} (sickle-cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia ::
sickle-cell anemia {n} (disease characterized by sickle-shaped red blood cells) :: drépanocytose {f}
sickle-cell disease {n} (sickle-cell disease) SEE: sickle-cell anemia ::
sickly {adj} /ˈsɪkli/ (frequently ill) :: maladif
sickly {adj} (overly sweet) :: douçâtre, douceâtre
sick man of Europe {prop} (Ottoman Empire) :: homme malade de l'Europe {m}
sickness {n} /ˈsɪknɪs/ (the quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady) :: maladie {f}
side {n} /saɪd/ (bounding straight edge of an object) :: côté {m}
side {n} (flat surface of an object) :: face {f}
side {n} (left or right half) :: côté {m}
side {n} (surface of a sheet of paper) :: page {f}
side {n} (set of opponents in a game) :: équipe {f}
side {n} (television channel) SEE: channel ::
side {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish ::
sidebearing {n} (margin of empty space) :: approche {f}
sideboard {n} (sideburns) SEE: sideburns ::
sideboard {n} (furniture) :: buffet {m}
sideburn {n} (sideburns) SEE: sideburns ::
sideburns {n} /ˈsaɪd.bɚnz/ (facial hair reaching from the top of the head down the side of the face to the side of the chin) :: favoris {m-p}, slang: rouflaquettes {f-p}
side by side {adv} :: côte à côte
side cap {n} (military cap) :: calot {m}
sidecar {n} (one-wheeled attachment to a motorcycle) :: side-car {m}
side dish {n} (serving of food meant as an accompanying dish) :: accompagnement {m}, garniture {f}
sidedish {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish ::
side effect {n} (unintended consequence of any action) :: effet de bord {m}
side effect {n} (medicine: an adverse effect) :: effet secondaire {m}, effet indésirable {m}
side effect {n} (computing: a state change caused by a function call) :: effet de bord {m}
sidekick {n} (assistant) :: faire-valoir {m}, acolyte {m} {f}
sidelock {n} (sidelock) :: papillote {f}, anglaise {f}
sidelock {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews (payess, payot)) :: papillote
side-netting {n} (in soccer, the net at either side of the goal) :: petit filet {m}
side order {n} (accompaniment to main course) SEE: side dish ::
sideproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct ::
sidereal {adj} /səˈdɪɹi.əl/ (of or relating to the stars) :: sidéral
sidereal {adj} (relating to a measurement of time relative to the position of the stars) :: sidéral
sidereal day {n} (day of sidereal time) :: jour sidéral {m}
sidereal time {n} (time measured by apparent motion of vernal equinox) :: temps sidéral {m}
sidereal year {n} (orbital period) :: année sidérale {f}
sideremia {n} :: sidérémie {f}
siderite {n} (a mineral, iron(II) carbonate) :: sidérite {f}
siderite {n} (an iron meteorite) :: sidérite {f}
siderosis {n} (pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of iron dust) :: sidérose {f}
side street {n} (side street) :: route secondaire
side-striped jackal {n} (side-striped jackal) :: chacal à flancs rayés {m}
sidestroke {n} (swimming stroke) :: nage indienne {f}
sidewalk {n} /saɪdwɔːk/ (paved footpath) :: trottoir {m}
sideways {adv} /ˈsaɪdweɪz/ (with a side to the front) :: de côté
sideways {adv} (towards one side) :: de côté
sideways {adv} (askance) :: de travers
siding {n} /ˈsaɪdɪŋ/ (material to cover the sides of a building) :: bardage {m}
sidle {v} /ˈsaɪd(ə)l/ (To advance in a furtive, coy or unobtrusive manner) :: se faufiler
Sidon {prop} (city state of Phoenicia) :: Sidon
siege {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
siege {n} /siːdʒ/ (military blockade of settlement) :: siège {m}
siege {v} (besiege) SEE: besiege ::
siege warfare {n} (warfare involving a siege) :: guerre de siège {f}
siemens {n} /ˈsiːmənz/ (derived unit of electrical conductance) :: siemens {m}
Siena {prop} /siˈɛnə/ (province) :: Sienne {f}
Siena {prop} (city) :: Sienne {f}
Sienese {adj} (of Siena) :: siennois {m}, siennoise {f}
Sienese {n} (person) :: Siennois {m}, Siennoise {f}
Sierpinski triangle {n} (a fractal consisting of three copies of itself) :: triangle de Sierpiński
Sierra Leone {prop} /siˌɛɹə liˈoʊn/ (Republic of Sierra Leone) :: Sierra Leone {f}
Sierra Leonean {adj} (from or of Sierra Leone) :: sierra-léonais {m}, sierra-léonien {m}, sierraléonais {m}, sierra-léonaise {f}, sierra-léonienne {f}, sierraléonaise {f}
Sierra Leonean {n} (someone from Sierra Leone) :: Sierra-Léonais {m}, Sierra-Léonaise {f}, Sierra-Léonien {m}, Sierra-Léonienne {f}, Sierraléonais {m}, Sierraléonaise {f}
siesta {n} /sɪˈɛstə/ (an afternoon nap) :: sieste {f}
sieve {n} /sɪv/ (device to separate larger and smaller objects) :: tamis {m}, crible {m}, passoire {f} [for cooking]
sieve {n} (process that filters out unwanted pieces of input) :: crible {m}
sieve {v} (to strain, sift or sort using a sieve) :: tamiser, sasser
sievert {n} /ˈsiːvət/ (SI unit of radiation dose) :: sievert {m}
sift {v} /sɪft/ (to sieve or strain (something)) :: passer, tamiser
sift {v} (to separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving) :: éparpiller, disséminer
sifu {n} (martial arts instructor) :: sifu {m} {f}, shifu {m} {f}
sigh {n} /saɪ/ (act of sighing) :: soupir {m}
sigh {v} (to inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it) :: soupirer
sight {n} /saɪt/ (something seen) :: vue {f}
sight {n} (something worth seeing) :: quelque chose à voir, truc à voir [colloquial], principales attractions {f-p}, monuments {m-p}
sight {n} (device used in aiming a firearm) :: mire {f}, viseur {m}
sight {v} (visually register) :: voir
sight {v} (get sight of) :: apercevoir
sight {v} (take aim at) :: viser
sight {n} (eyesight) SEE: eyesight ::
sighthound {n} (sighthound) :: lévrier {m}, chien d'arrêt {m}
sightseeing {n} (tourism) :: tourisme {m}
sight translation {n} (act of translating a written text out loud) :: traduction à vue {f}
sigillography {n} (study of seals and sigils) :: sigillographie {f}
sigma {n} /ˈsɪɡmə/ (letter of the Greek alphabet) :: sigma {m}
sigmoid {adj} /ˈsɪɡ.mɔɪd/ :: sigmoïde
sign {n} /saɪn/ (visible indication) :: signe {m}
sign {n} (flat object bearing a message) :: signe {m}, marqueur {m}, panneau {m}
sign {n} (math: positive or negative polarity) :: signe {m}
sign {n} (linguistic unit in sign language) :: signe {m}
sign {n} (sign language in general[sign language, see also: ) :: langue des signes {f}
sign {n} (omen, see also: omen) :: signe {m}, présage {m}
sign {n} (meaningful gesture) :: signe {m}
sign {n} (any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols) :: symbole {m}
sign {v} (to make (a document) official by writing one's signature) :: signer
sign {v} (to write one's signature on a document) :: signer
sign {v} (to write one's signature somewhere) :: signer
sign {v} (to persuade a sports player etc. to sign a contract) :: faire signer
sign {v} (intransitive: to communicate using sign language) :: parler la langue des signes
sign {v} (transitive: to communicate using sign language) :: dire ... en langue des signes, faire signe
signage {n} /ˈsaɪnɪdʒ/ (Signs taken collectively) :: signalisation, fléchage
signal {n} /ˈsɪɡnəl/ (sign made to give notice) :: signal {m}
signal {n} (device to give indication) :: signal {m}
signal {n} (computing: simple interprocess communication) :: signal
signal {v} (to indicate) :: signaler
signal crayfish {n} (Pacifastacus leniusculus) :: écrevisse signal {f}
signatory {n} /ˈsɪɡ.nə.tɹi/ (one who signs or signed) :: signataire {m} {f}
signature {n} /ˈsɪɡnətʃɚ/ (person’s autograph name) :: signature {f}
signboard {n} (a board carrying a sign) :: enseigne {f}, panneau {m}
signed {adj} /saɪnd/ ((mathematics, computer science) having both positive and negative varieties) :: signé
signet ring {n} (signet ring) :: chevalière
significance {n} /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəns/ (extent to which something matters) :: importance {f} , signification {f}
significance {n} (meaning) :: signification {f}
significant {adj} /sɪɡˈnɪ.fɪ.ɡənt/ (having noticeable effect) :: significatif
significant {adj} (statistics: having a low probability of occurring by chance) :: significatif {m}
significantly {adv} (in a significant manner: notably) :: considérablement
significant other {n} (romantic partner, regardless of marital status) :: moitié {f} [literary], partenaire {m} {f}, compagnon {m}, compagne {f}
significator {n} /sɪɡˈnɪfɪˌkeɪtə(ɹ)/ (A planet that is supposed to rule something) :: significateur {m}
signified {n} (concept evoked by a sign) :: signifié {m}
signifier {n} ((linguistics) the sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign) :: signifiant {m}
signify {v} /ˈsɪɡ nəˌfaɪ/ (to give something a meaning) :: signifier
sign in {v} (log in) SEE: log in ::
sign in {v} (to sign one's name on a list) :: s'inscrire, émarger
sign language {n} (sign language) :: langue des signes {f}
sign of the cross {n} (gesture) :: signe de croix {m}
sign one's death warrant {v} (doom one to certain death) :: signer son arrêt de mort
signpost {n} (post bearing a sign that gives information on directions) :: poteau indicateur {m}
sign up {v} (to add a name to the list of people who are participating in something) :: inscrire
sign up {v} (to add one's own name to the list of people who are participating in something) :: s'inscrire
Sikh {n} /siːk/ (an adherent of Sikhism) :: sikh
Sikh {adj} (relating to Sikhism) :: sikh
Sikhism {prop} /ˈsiːkɪzm̩/ (religion) :: sikhisme {m}
silage {n} (fodder stored in a silo) :: silage {m}
silence {n} /ˈsaɪ.ləns/ (lack of any sound) :: silence {m}
silence is golden {proverb} (proverb) :: le silence est d'or, la parole est d'argent, mais le silence est d'or, la parole est d'argent, le silence est d'or
silencer {n} (attachment) :: silencieux {m}
silent {adj} /ˈsaɪlənt/ (free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet) :: silencieux {m}, [verb "to be silent"] taire
silent {adj} (not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn) :: silencieux {m}, muet
silent {adj} (not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent) :: muet {m}
silent {adj} (not implying significant modifications which would affect a peptide sequence) :: silencieux
silent {adj} (undiagnosed or undetected because of an absence of symptoms) :: silencieux
silent {adj} (to refrain from speaking) SEE: be silent ::
silent as the grave {adj} (to say absolutely nothing) :: muet comme une tombe, muet comme une carpe, muet comme un poisson
silent film {n} (film without sound) :: film muet {m}
silently {adv} /ˈsaɪləntli/ (in a silent manner; making no noise) :: silencieusement
Silesia {prop} /saɪˈliʒə/ (region) :: Silésie {f}
Silesian {adj} /saɪˈliːzi.ən/ (of or pertaining to Silesia) :: silésien
silhouette {n} /ˌsɪ.lʊˈwɛt/ (representation of the outlines of an object filled in with a black color) :: silhouette {f}
silica {n} /ˈsɪl.ɪ.kə/ (silicon dioxide) :: silice {f}
silicate {n} /ˈsɪlɪkeɪt/ (salt or mineral) :: silicate {m}
silicene {n} :: silicène {m}
silicon {n} /ˈsɪlɪkən/ (non-metallic element) :: silicium {m}
silicon dioxide {n} (SiO2) :: bioxyde de silicium
silicone {n} /ˈsɪlɪkəʊn/ (any of a class of inert compounds of silicon) :: silicone {m}
Silicon Valley {prop} (nickname for region in San Francisco) :: Silicon Valley {f}, Vallée du Silicium {f}
silk {n} /sɪlk/ (fiber) :: soie {f}
silk {n} (fabric) :: soie {f}
silk-cotton tree {n} (tropical tree) :: fromager {m}
silken {adj} (having a texture like silk) :: soyeux
Silk Road {prop} (routes used by silk traders across Europe, Asia and northern Africa) :: route de la soie {f}
silk-screen printing {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing ::
silkworm {n} /ˈsɪlkwɜːm/ (caterpillar) :: ver à soie {m}, magnan {m}
silky {adj} /ˈsɪlki/ (similar in texture or appearance to silk) :: soyeux
silky anteater {n} (Cyclopes didactylus) :: myrmidon {m}
sill {n} /sɪl/ (base of a window) :: rebord {m}
sill {n} (horizontal member bearing the upright portion of a frame) :: linteau {m}
Silla {prop} (ancient kingdom in Korea) :: Silla {m}
sillimanite {n} (mineral) :: sillimanite {f}
silliness {n} (that which is perceived as silly or frivolous) :: bêtise {f}, stupidité {f}
silly {adj} /ˈsɪli/ (foolish, showing a lack of good sense and wisdom) :: sot, insensé, idiot {m}, bête, fou {m}, stupide
silly {adj} (irresponsible, showing irresponsible behaviors) :: idiot, fou {m}, givré {m} [slang], branque [slang], jeté {m} [slang]
silly {adj} (playful, giggly) :: bébête, idiot, nunuche {f}
silly {adj} (semiconscious) :: abruti
silly {adj} (pejorative: simple, not intelligent, unrefined) :: idiot de, imbécile de
silo {n} /ˈsaɪloʊ/ (vertical building for storing grain) :: silo {m}
silo {n} :: silo
silovik {n} (former member of the security services and the military, any power structure (Russia)) :: silovik {m}
silt {n} /sɪlt/ (fine earth deposited by water) :: vase, limon
silt {v} (to clog or fill with silt) :: envaser
silt {v} (to become clogged with silt) :: envaser
silt up {v} (become filled or clogged with silt) :: envaser
silty {adj} (having a noticeable amount of silt) :: limoneux
silurid {n} (any catfish of the Siluridae family) :: siluridé {m}
Silvanus {prop} /sɪlˈveɪnəs/ (biblical character) :: Silvain
Silvanus {prop} (male given name) :: Sylvain
silver {n} /ˈsɪl.vɚ/ (metal) :: argent {m}
silver {n} (cutlery/silverware) :: argenterie {f}
silver {n} (color/colour) :: argent {m}
silver {adj} (made from silver) :: en argent
silver {adj} (having a color/colour like silver) :: argenté
silverback {n} (mature male gorilla) :: dos argenté {m}
silver ball {n} (pinball) SEE: pinball ::
silver bullet {n} (bullet made of silver) :: balle d'argent
silver bullet {n} (solution perceived to have great effectiveness or bring miraculous results) :: solution miracle, panacée
silver fir {n} (European silver fir Abies alba) :: sapin pectiné {m}
silver fox {n} (fox with pale yellow fur) :: renard argenté {m}
silver goal {n} (first goal scored during the first half of extra time) :: but en argent {m}
silver medal {n} (medal made of, or having the colour of, silver) :: médaille d'argent {f}
silver medalist {n} (silver medal winner) :: médaillé d'argent {m}, médaillée d'argent {f}
silvern {adj} (made from silver) SEE: silver ::
silversmith {n} (person who makes articles out of silver) :: chaudronnier d'argent {m}, chaudronnière d'argent {f}
silverware {n} ((US) knives, forks and spoons) :: argenterie {f}, couverts {m-p}
silver wedding {n} (anniversary celebration) :: noces d'argent {f-p}
silvery {adj} (resembling silver) :: argenté {m}
silvery-cheeked antshrike {n} (Sakesphorus cristatus) :: batara à joues argent
Silvia {prop} /ˈsɪlvi.ə/ (female given name) :: Sylvie
silviculture {n} (forestry) :: sylviculture {f}
SIM card {n} (small, removable card which stores mobile phone data) :: carte SIM {f}
simethicone {n} (oral antifoaming agent) :: siméthicone {m}, siméticone {m}
Simferopol {prop} /ˌsɪmfəˈɹoʊpəl/ (city) :: Simferopol {m}
simian {adj} /ˈsɪm.i.ən/ (of or pertaining to apes) :: simien {m}, simienne {f}
similar {adj} /ˈsɪməlɚ/ (having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable) :: similaire, semblable {m} {f}
similarity {n} /sɪmɪˈlæɹɪti/ (closeness of appearance) :: similarité {f}, similitude {f}
similarly {adv} (in a similar style or manner) :: pareil, semblablement, similairement
similarness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
simile {n} /ˈsɪməli/ (figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another) :: comparaison {f}
similitude {n} /sɪˈmɪlɪtuːd/ :: similitude {f}
simmer {v} /ˈsɪmɚ/ ((intransitive) to cook or undergo heating slowly) :: mijoter, bouillotter
simmer {v} ((transitive) to cause to cook or undergo heating slowly) :: faire mijoter
Simon {prop} /ˈsaɪmən/ (biblical characters) :: Simon
Simon {prop} (male given name) :: Simon
Simone {prop} /səˈməʊn/ (female given name) :: Simone {f}
simoniac {n} (one who carries on or is guilty of simony) :: simoniaque
simoniac {adj} (of or pertaining to a practitioner of simony) :: simoniaque {m} {f}
Simon says {n} (children's game) :: Jacques a dit
simony {n} /ˈsaɪ.mə.ni/ (act of buying and selling ecclesiastical offices and pardons) :: simonie {f}
simoom {n} /sɪˈmuːm/ (hot, dry wind) :: simoun {m}
simper {v} /ˈsɪmpɚ/ (To smile in a frivolous manner) :: minauder
simper {n} (frivolous smile) :: minauderie {f}, sourire affecté {m} (lit., affected smile)
simple {adj} /ˈsɪmpəl/ (uncomplicated) :: simple
simple {adj} (simple-minded) :: simple {m} {f}
simple {n} (preparation from one plant) :: simple {m}
simple fraction {n} (type of fraction) SEE: common fraction ::
simple-minded {adj} (Lacking mental capacity) :: simple d'esprit, simplet
simple past {n} (the simple past tense) :: passé {m}, imparfait {m}, passé simple {m} (these terms have slightly different meanings in French, they are not synonyms)
simple present {n} (present tense) :: indicatif présent, présent
simple ring {n} (ring that contains no ideals other than the zero ideal and the ring itself) :: anneau simple {m}
simple sentence {n} (sentence containing one independent clause and no dependent clause) :: phrase simple {f}
simpleton {n} /ˈsɪmpəltən/ (simple person lacking common sense) :: nigaud {m}
simplex {n} (an analogue in any dimension of the triangle or tetrahedron) :: simplexe {m}
simplicity {n} /sɪmˈplɪsɪti/ (quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths) :: simplicité
simplicity {n} (quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts) :: simplicité
simplicity {n} (freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury) :: simplicité
simplicity {n} (freedom from complication; efficiency) :: simplicité
simplification {n} /ˌsɪmpləfəˈkeɪʃən/ (act of simplifying) :: simplification {f}
Simplified Chinese {prop} (Chinese written using simplified characters) :: chinois simplifié {m}
Simplified Chinese {prop} (simplified character(s)) :: caractère simplifié {m}, caractère chinois simplifié {m}, sinogramme simplifié {m}
simplify {v} /ˈsɪmplɪfaj/ (to make simpler) :: simplifier
simplism {n} (trait of oversimplifying things by ignoring complexity and complications) :: simplisme {m}
simplistic {adj} (overly simple) :: simpliste
simply {adv} /ˈsɪmpli/ (in a simple manner) :: simplement
simulacrum {n} /ˌsimjəˈleɪkɹəm/ (image or representation) :: simulacre {m}
simulate {v} /sɪmjʉːleɪt/ (to model, replicate, duplicate the behavior) :: simuler or imiter ?
simulated {adj} (made to imitate) :: simulé
simulated annealing {n} (algorithm) :: recuit simulé {m}
simulation {n} (something which simulates) :: simulation {f}
simulation {n} (process of simulating) :: simulation {f}
simultaneity {n} /ˌsaɪməltəˈniɪti/ (the quality or state of being simultaneous) :: simultanéité {f}
simultaneous {adj} /ˌsaɪ̯m.əlˈteɪ̯n.i.əs/ (occurring at the same time) :: simultané
simultaneous interpretation {n} (type of oral translation) :: interprétation simultanée {f}
simultaneous interpreting {n} (simultaneous interpretation) SEE: simultaneous interpretation ::
simultaneously {adv} /ˌsaɪməlˈteɪnɪəsli/ (occurring at the same time) :: simultanément, en même temps
simultaneousness {n} (the quality or state of being simultaneous) :: simultanéité
sin {n} /sɪn/ (violation of religious law) :: péché {m}
sin {n} (misdeed) :: péché {m}
sin {v} (to commit a sin) :: pécher
Sinai {prop} (peninsula) :: Sinaï {m}
Sinai {prop} (mountain) :: Sinaï {m}
since {adv} /sɪn(t)s/ (from a specified time in the past) :: depuis
since {prep} (from (time)) :: depuis
since {conj} (from the time that) :: depuis que
since {conj} (because) :: puisque, vu que, étant donné que
sincere {adj} /sɪnˈsɪə(ɹ)/ (earnest) :: sincère
sincerely {adv} (In a sincere or earnest manner; honestly) :: sincèrement
sincereness {n} (sincerity) SEE: sincerity ::
sincerity {n} (quality of being sincere) :: sincérité
since when {adv} (from what time) :: depuis quand
Sindhi {adj} (pertaining to Sindh) :: sindhi {m}
Sindhi {prop} (language) :: sindhi {m}
sindonology {n} (study) :: sindonologie {f}
sine {n} /saɪn/ (trigonometric function) :: sinus {m}
sinecure {n} /ˈsaɪ.nə.kjʊɹ/ (a position that requires no work but still gives a payment) :: sinécure, [vulgar] planque
Sinemurian {n} (subdivision of the Jurassic period) :: Sinémurien
sine qua non {n} /ˌsɪni kwɑ ˈnɑn/ (prerequisite) :: sine qua non {m} {f}, sine quâ non {m} {f}
sinew {n} (cord or tendon of the body) SEE: tendon ::
sinful {adj} (evil) SEE: evil ::
sinful {adj} /ˈsɪnfəl/ (constituting sin) :: coupable
sing {v} /sɪŋ/ (to produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice) :: chanter
sing {v} (confess under interrogation) :: se mettre à table
Singapore {prop} /ˈsɪŋəpɔː/ (Republic of Singapore) :: Singapour {m}
Singaporean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Singapore) :: singapourien
Singaporean {n} (a person from Singapore) :: Singapourien {m}, Singapourienne {f}
Singapore dollar {n} (official currency of Singapore) :: dollar de Singapour {m}
singe {v} /sɪnd͡ʒ/ (to burn slightly) :: roussir
singer {n} /ˈsɪŋɚ/ (person who sings) :: chanteur {m}, chanteuse {f}
singeress {n} (songstress) SEE: songstress ::
singer-songwriter {n} (singer-songwriter) :: auteur-compositeur-interprète {m}
singing {n} /ˈsɪŋɪŋ/ (the act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing) :: chant {m}
single {adj} /ˈsɪŋɡl/ (not accompanied by anything else) :: seul
single {adj} (not married nor dating) :: célibataire
single {n} (one who is not married) :: célibataire {m} {f}
single {n} (baseball: hit) :: simple {m}
single {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket ::
single {v} (farming: to thin out) SEE: thin out ::
single celled {adj} (consisting of one cell) SEE: unicellular ::
single-click {n} (action or event of pushing mouse-button once) :: seul-clic {m}
single combat {n} (duel) :: combat singulier {m}
single currency {n} (unified European Union currency) :: monnaie unique {f}
single file {adv} (line or queue one person wide) :: queue leu leu {f}, file indienne {f}
single-minded {adj} (intensely focused) :: déterminé, résolu
single mother {n} (a woman raising a child on her own) :: mère célibataire {f}, fille-mère {f}
single room {n} (a hotel room with one single bed) :: chambre simple {f}
singlet {n} /ˈsɪŋɡlɪt/ (sleeveless shirt) :: marcel {m}, maillot de corps {m}, débardeur {m}
single ticket {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket ::
singleton {n} (math: set) :: singleton {m}
single transferable vote {n} (voting system) :: scrutin à vote unique transférable
single-word {adj} (consisting of a single word) :: univerbal
Singlish {n} (English-based creole used in Singapore) :: singlish {m}
singly even {adj} (singly even) :: simplement pair
sing the praises of {v} (commend someone's attributes to others) :: vanter les mérites de
singular {adj} /ˈsɪŋɡjəlɚ/ (grammar: referring to only one thing) :: singulier
singular {adj} (linear algebra: of matrix: having no inverse) :: singulier
singular {n} (grammar: form of a word that refers to only one thing) :: singulier {m}
singulare tantum {n} (grammar, noun having the singular form only) :: singulare tantum {m}
Singularitarianism {prop} :: singularitarisme
singularity {n} /ˌsɪŋɡjəˈlæɹətɪ/ (peculiar state or occurrence) :: singularité {f}
singularity {n} (point where all lines meet) :: point {m} de fuite
singularity {n} (point where infinite value is reached) :: singularité {f}
singularity {n} (physics: point of infinite density) :: singularité {f}
singularization {n} :: singularisation {f}
singulative {n} (a singulative form or construction) :: singulatif
Sinhala {n} (language) SEE: Sinhalese ::
Sinhalese {adj} /sɪnhəˈliːz/ (of or pertaining to Sri Lanka) :: cinghalais
Sinhalese {n} (Sinhalese person) :: Cingalais {m}, Cinghalais {m}, Singalais {m}, Singhalais {m}, Srilankais {m}, Sri-Lankais {m}, Ceylanais {m}, Cingalaise {f}, Cinghalaise {f}, Singalaise {f}, Singhalaise {f}, Srilankaise {f}, Sri-Lankaise {f}, Ceylanaise {f}
Sinhalese {n} (the language) :: cinghalais {m}
sinicization {n} (process of sinicising) :: sinisation {f}
sinister {adj} /ˈsɪnɪstɚ/ (ominous) :: sinistre {m} {f}
sinister {adj} (evil) :: sinistre {m} {f}
sinister {adj} (heraldic "left") :: sénestre
sinistrogyre {adj} (levorotatory) SEE: levorotatory ::
sinistromanual {adj} (left-handed) SEE: left-handed ::
sinistrorotatory {adj} (levorotatory) SEE: levorotatory ::
Sinitic {adj} /saɪˈnɪtɪk/ (relating to the group of Chinese languages) :: sinitique, chinois
sink {v} /sɪŋk/ (descend into liquid, etc) :: couler, s'enfoncer
sink {v} (cause (ship, etc) to sink) :: couler {m}
sink {n} (basin) :: évier {m}
sink {n} (sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole ::
sinkable {adj} (capable of being sunk) :: submersible
sinker {n} /sɪŋkə(ɹ)/ (weight used in fishing) :: plomb {m}
sinkhole {n} (geology: hole formed in soluble rock) :: doline {f}, gouffre {m}
Sinkiang {prop} (Xinjiang) SEE: Xinjiang ::
sink or swim {v} (to fail or succeed, on a project attempted) :: marche ou crève [move/walk or expire]
sinner {n} /ˈsɪnɚ/ (person who has sinned) :: pécheur {m}, pécheresse {f}
Sino- {prefix} /ˈsɪnoʊ/ (relating to China or Chinese) :: sino-
sinoatrial {adj} (relating to the venous sinus and right atrium) :: sinu-atrial
Sinocentrism {n} /ˌsɪnoʊˈsɛntɹɪzəm/ (belief that China is the center of the Earth) :: sinocentrisme {m}
sinologist {n} (a student, or expert in sinology) :: sinologue {m} {f}
sinology {n} (Chinese studies) SEE: Chinese studies ::
Sinophile {n} (Sinophile) :: sinophile {m} {f}
Sinophobia {n} /ˌsaɪnəˈfoʊbi.ə/ (the fear of China or Chinese) :: sinophobie {f}
Sinophone {adj} (speaking Chinese) :: sinophone
Sinophone {n} (a speaker of Chinese) :: sinophone {m} {f}
Sino-Tibetan {adj} (related to China and Tibet) :: sinotibétain {m}
Sino-Tibetan {adj} (related to Chinese and Tibetan) :: sinotibétain {m}
Sino-Vietnamese {adj} (pertaining to the Chinese-derived elements in the Vietnamese language) :: sino-vietnamien {m}
Sino-Vietnamese {n} (the Chinese-derived elements in the Vietnamese language) :: sino-vietnamien {m}
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Vietnamese) SEE: Sino-Vietnamese ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (related to Chinese readings in Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese borrowings from medieval Chinese) :: sinoxénique
sintering {n} (A process in which the particles of a powder are welded together by pressure and heating to a temperature below its melting point) :: frittage {m}
sinuate {v} (to curve or bend) :: sinuer
sinuosity {n} (the property of being sinuous) :: sinuosité
sinuous {adj} /ˈsɪn.ju.əs/ (having curves in alternate directions; meandering) :: sinueux
sinus {n} /ˈsaɪnəs/ (pouch or cavity in any organ or tissue) :: sinus {m}
sinusitis {n} (inflammation) :: sinusite {m}
sinusoid {adj} (sinusoidal) SEE: sinusoidal ::
sinusoid {n} /ˈsaɪnəsɔɪd/ (sine curve) :: sinusoïde {f}
sinusoidal {adj} /saɪnəˈsɔɪdəl/ (in the form of a sine wave) :: sinusoïdal
Sion {prop} (capital of Valais, a canton in Switzerland) :: Sion
sip {n} /sɪp/ (A small mouthful of drink) :: gorgée {f}
sip {v} (to drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time) :: siroter
siphon {n} /ˈsaɪfən/ (a bent pipe or tube with one end lower than the other) :: siphon {m}
siphon {v} (transfer by means of a siphon) :: siphonner
siphon {v} (steal or skim off in small amounts) :: siphonner
siphonogamous {adj} :: siphonogame
siphonogamy {n} :: siphonogamie {f}
sir {n} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)/ (address to any male, especially if his name or proper address is unknown) :: monsieur {m}
sir {n} :: seigneur {m}
SIRC {prop} (acronym of Security Intelligence Review Committee) :: CSARS
sire {v} /saɪə(ɹ)/ (to procreate) :: saillir
siren {n} /ˈsaɪɹən/ (nymph of Greek mythology) :: sirène {f}
siren {n} (device for making a sound alarm) :: sirène {f}
siren {n} (dangerously seductive woman) :: sirène {f}
siren {n} (salamander) :: sirène {f}
Sirius {prop} /ˈsɪɹi.əs/ :: Sirius {m}
sirloin {n} (cut of beef) :: aloyau, faux-filet, contrefilet {m}, contre-filet {m}
sirocco {n} /sɪˈɹɒkoʊ/ (wind) :: sirocco {m}
sirtaki {n} /sɚˈtɑki/ (modern Greek folk dance) :: sirtaki {m}
sirup {n} (syrup) SEE: syrup ::
sis {n} /sɪs/ (sister) :: frangine {f}, sœurette {f}
siskin {n} (small European finch) SEE: Eurasian siskin ::
sissify {v} /ˈsɪsɪfaɪ/ (To make sissy; to emasculate.) :: effeminer, émasculer
sissy {n} /ˈsɪsi/ (an effeminate boy or man) :: efféminé {m}
sissy {n} (a timid, unassertive or cowardly person) :: poule mouillée {f}, gonzesse {f}
sissy {n} (sister) SEE: sis ::
sissyphobia {n} (negative attitude towards men who act in a feminine way) :: efféminophobie {f}
sister {n} /ˈsɪs.tə/ (woman or girl having the same parents) :: sœur {f}
sister {n} (a nun; a female member of a religious community) :: sœur {f}, nonne {f}, religieuse {f}
sister {n} (senior nurse) :: infirmière {f}
sister city {n} (city in a relationship of cordiality) :: ville jumelée {f}
sisterhood {n} (state of being sisters) :: sororité
sisterhood {n} (quality of being sisterly) :: sororité
sister-in-law {n} (wife's sister) :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's sister) :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (brother's wife) :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's brother's wife) :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's brother's wife) :: belle-sœur {f}
sister ship {n} (ship built to the same design) :: sister-ship {m}, navire-jumeau {m}
sister-wife {n} (co-wife who is also one's sister) :: sœur-épouse
sister-wife {n} (co-wife) :: coépouse, co-épouse, sœur-épouse
sistrum {n} /ˈsɪstɹəm/ (instrument) :: sistre {m}
Sisyphean {adj} /ˌsɪsəˈfiːən/ (incessant or incessantly recurring, but futile) :: sisyphéen, sisyphien
Sisyphus {prop} /ˈsɪsɪfəs/ (figure) :: Sisyphe {m}
sit {v} /sɪt/ (of a person, be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs are supported) :: être assis {m}, être assise {f}, s'asseoir
sit {v} (move oneself into such a position) :: s’asseoir
sit {v} (to be a member of a deliberative body) :: siéger
sitar {n} (musical instrument) :: sitar {m}
sitcom {n} (situation comedy, see also: situation comedy) :: comédie de situation {f}, sitcom {m}
sit down {v} (to assume a sitting position from a standing position) :: s'asseoir
site {n} /saɪt/ (a website) :: site {m}
site {n} (region where chemical reactions take place) :: site
site map {n} (webpage that lists the contents of a website) :: plan de site (plan du site) {m}, carte de site (carte du site) {f}
sit-in {n} (type of protest) :: sit-in {m}
sit on it {v} (shove it up your ass) :: se le mettre bien profond, s'enfiler ça
sit on one's hands {v} (to remain idle when action is needed) :: rester les bras croisés
sitting duck {n} (an obvious or unconcealed target) :: cible {f} facile
sitting room {n} (living room) SEE: living room ::
situated {adj} /ˈsɪt͡ʃueɪtɪd/ (located in a specific place) :: situé
situation {n} /sɪtjuːˈeɪʃən/ (position vis-à-vis surroundings) :: situation {f}
situation {n} (location) :: lieu {m}, localisation {f}, situation {f}
situation {n} (one's status with regard to circumstances) :: situation {f}
situation {n} (state of affairs) :: situation {f}
situation {n} (position of employment) :: emploi {m}, poste {m}
situational {adj} /sɪtjuːˈeɪʃənəl/ (of or pertaining to a particular situation) :: situationnel
situation comedy {n} (episodic comedy television program, see also: sitcom) :: comédie de situation
sit-up {n} /ˈsɪt.ʌp/ (exercise in which the abdominal muscles are contracted) :: abdominaux {m-p}, abdos {m-p}
six {num} /sɪks/ (cardinal number) :: six
six {n} (digit) :: six {m}
six {n} :: six {m}
six hundred {num} /ˈsɪks ˈhʌn.dɹəd/ (cardinal number 600) :: six cents
six o'clock {n} (the start of the seventh hour) :: six heures {f}
six of one, half a dozen of the other {proverb} (two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent) :: bonnet blanc, blanc bonnet [white hat (and) hat that is white], kif-kif, du pareil au même, [Belgium] chou vert et vert chou [green cabbage (and) cabbage that is green]
six-pack {n} (set of six beverage cans) :: pack de six {m}
six-pack {n} (highly developed set of abdominal muscles) :: tablette de chocolat {f}
six perfections {n} (six virtues in Mahayana Buddhism) :: six perfections
sixteen {num} /ˈsɪks.tiːn/ (cardinal number 16) :: seize
sixteen hundred {num} (number 1600) :: seize cents, seize-cents
sixteen hundred {num} (year 1600) :: seize cents, seize-cents
sixteenth {num} /ˌsɪksˈtiːnθ/ (the ordinal form of the number sixteen) :: seizième (before the noun); seize (after the name)
sixteenth {n} (one of sixteen equal parts of a whole) :: seizième {m}
sixteenth note {n} (sixteenth note) SEE: semiquaver ::
sixth {adj} /sɪk(s)θ/ (ordinal form of the number six) :: sixième (before the noun); (in names of monarchs and popes) six (after the name) (abbreviation VI)
sixth {n} (person or thing in sixth place) :: sixième {m} {f}
sixth {n} (one of six equal parts of a whole) :: sixième {m}
sixth form {n} (final two years of secondary schooling) :: classes de première et terminale {f-p}
sixth sense {n} (extrasensory perception) :: sixième sens {m}
sixties {n} (decade of the 1960s) :: années soixante {f-p}, années 60 {f-p}
sixtieth {adj} /ˈsɪksti.əθ/ (the ordinal form of the number sixty) :: soixantième, 60ème
sixtieth {n} (person or thing in the sixtieth position) :: soixantième {m} {f}
sixtieth {n} (one of sixty equal parts of a whole) :: soixantième {m}
sixty {num} /ˈsɪkstɪ/ (cardinal number) :: soixante {m}
sixty-eight {num} (cardinal number) :: soixante-huit
sixty-eighter {n} (participant in social movements) :: soixante-huitard
sixty-first {num} (ordinal number) :: soixante-et-unième
sixty-five {num} (cardinal number) :: soixante-cinq, soixante-cinq
sixty-four {num} (cardinal number) :: soixante-quatre
sixty-nine {n} /ˌsɪkstiˈnaɪn/ (cardinal number) :: soixante-neuf {m}
sixty-nine {n} (sex position) :: soixante-neuf {m}
sixty-one {num} (cardinal number) :: soixante-et-un
sixty-second {num} (ordinal number) :: soixante-deuxième
sixty-seven {num} (cardinal number) :: soixante-sept
sixty-six {num} (cardinal number) :: soixante-six
sixtysomething {n} (sexagenarian) SEE: sexagenarian ::
sixty-three {num} (cardinal number) :: soixante-trois
sixty-two {num} (cardinal number) :: soixante-deux
size {n} /saɪz/ (dimensions or magnitude of a thing) :: taille {f}
size {n} (a specific set of dimensions for clothing) :: taille {f}
size {n} :: taille {f}, grandeur {f}
sizzle {v} /ˈsɪzəl/ (to make the sound of water hitting a hot surface) :: grésiller
sizzle {n} (the sound of water hitting a hot surface) :: grésillement {m}
skandha {n} (any of the five aspects constituting the sentient being in Buddhism) :: skandha
skate {n} /skeɪt/ (ice skate or roller skate) :: patin {m}
skate {n} (act of skating or ice skating) :: patinage {m}
skate {n} :: patin {m}
skate {v} (to move along a surface (ice or ground) using skates) :: glisser, patiner
skateboard {n} (platform on wheels) :: planche à roulettes {f} [dated], skateboard {m}, skate {m}
skateboard {v} (to use a skateboard) :: skater, faire du skate
skateboarder {n} (someone who skateboards) :: planchiste
skater {n} /ˈskeɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (person who skates) :: patineur {m}, patineuse {f}, skateur {m}, skateuse {f} (skateboard)
skater {n} (insect) SEE: water strider ::
skating {n} (action or sport) :: glisse {f}, patinage {m}
skating rink {n} (frozen surface for skating) :: patinoire {f}
skating rink {n} (roller skating rink) :: patinoire {f}
skedaddle {v} /skɪˈdædəl/ (move or run away quickly) :: déguerpir
skeet {n} (form of trapshooting) :: ball-trap {m}
skeeter {n} (mosquito) SEE: mosquito ::
skeg {n} (surfer) SEE: surfer ::
skeg {n} /skɛɡ/ (rudder-supporting structure) :: aileron {m}, skeg
skein {n} /skeɪn/ (quantity of yarn) :: écheveau {m}
skein {n} (zoology: fish ovary membrane) :: membrane des oeufs {f}
skeletal {adj} /ˈskɛlɪt(ə)l/ (of, or relating to the skeleton) :: squelettique {m} {f}
skeletal {adj} (haggard) :: squelettique {m} {f}
skeletal muscle {n} (muscle of vertebrates) :: muscle squelettique
skeleton {n} (system that provides support to an organism) :: squelette {m}
skeletoneer {n} (one who competes in skeleton) :: skeletoneur {m}
skeleton in the closet {n} (shameful secret) SEE: skeleton in the cupboard ::
skeleton in the cupboard {n} (shameful secret) :: cadavre dans le placard {m}, squelette dans le placard {m}
skeleton key {n} (a key that opens a range of locks) :: passe-partout {m}
skeptic {n} /ˈskɛptɪk/ (someone who habitually doubts beliefs and claims) :: sceptique
skeptical {adj} /ˈskeptɪkəl/ (having, or expressing doubt) :: dubitatif, sceptique
skeptical {adj} (related to skepticism) :: sceptique
skepticism {n} /ˈskɛp.tɪˌsɪ.zəm/ (general disposition to doubt) :: scepticisme {m}
sketch {v} /skɛtʃ/ :: esquisser
sketch {n} (quick freehand drawing) :: esquisse {f}
sketch {n} (rough design or draft) :: ébauche {f}
sketch {n} (brief description) :: esquisse {f}
sketch {n} (brief musical, dramatic or literary work etc.) :: sketch {m}
sketch {n} (lookout) SEE: lookout ::
sketchbook {n} (book or pad with blank pages for sketching) :: carnet de croquis {m}
sketchy {adj} /ˈskɛtʃi/ (Roughly or hastily laid out; intended for later refinement) :: sommaire, incomplet, partiel, superficiel
sketchy {adj} (Of questionable or doubtful quality) :: louche, glauque
skeuomorphism {n} (practice of incorporating obsolete or skeuomorphic elements into a design) :: skeuomorphisme {m}
skew {adj} /skjuː/ (neither perpendicular nor parallel) :: gauche, oblique
skew {v} (to bias or distort in a particular direction) :: biaiser
skew {v} :: fausser
skewer {n} /ˈskjuːəɹ/ (pin used to secure food during cooking) :: brochette {f}, broche {f}
skewer {n} (chess scenario) :: enfilade {f}
skewer {v} (to impale on a skewer) :: embrocher
skewer {v} (chess: to attack a piece with a less valuable piece behind) :: enfilade {f}
ski {n} /skiː/ (one of a pair of long flat runners designed for gliding over snow) :: ski {m}
ski {v} (to move on skis) :: skier
skiascope {n} (retinoscope) SEE: retinoscope ::
ski ballet {n} :: ballet à ski
skid {n} /skɪd/ (out of control sliding motion) :: dérapage {m}
skid {v} (to slide in an uncontrolled manner) :: déraper
skidder {n} (a vehicle for pulling trees out of a forest) :: débusqueur {m}, skidder {m}
skid mark {n} (black mark left on a road surface from tires) :: trace de freinage
skid mark {n} (visible stain on underpants) :: virgule {f}
skidmark {n} (black mark left on a road surface from tires) :: coup de patin {m}
skier {n} (someone who practices skiing) :: skieur {m}, skieuse {f}
skiff {n} (Any of various types of boats small enough for sailing or rowing by one person) :: esquif {m}, barque {f}
skiing {n} /ˈskiɪŋ/ (sport or activity) :: ski
skijoring {n} :: ski attelé {m}
ski jump {n} (ramp) :: tremplin {m}
ski jumping {n} (a winter sport) :: saut à ski {m}
skilful {adj} (possessing skill, skilled) :: adroit, habile
ski lift {n} (a device that transports skiers up a mountain) :: téléski {m}, remonte-pente {m}, remontée mécanique {f}, tire-fesse
skill {n} /skɪl/ (capacity to do something well) :: habileté {f}, compétence {f}, don {m}, capacité {f}
skilled {adj} /skɪld/ (having or showing skill) :: habile
skillful {adj} /skɪl.fəl/ (possessing skill) :: habile
skim {v} /skɪm/ (to glide along near the surface as a seabird across the ocean) :: dépasser doucement
skim {v} (throw an object so it bounces on water) :: faire des ricochets
skim {v} (ricochet) :: ricocher
skim {v} (read quickly, skipping some detail) :: feuilleter
skim {v} (remove cream) :: écrémer
skimble-skamble {n} (nonsense, gibberish, mumbo-jumbo) SEE: nonsense ::
skimble-skamble {adj} (confused, chaotic, disorderly) SEE: chaotic ::
skimmed milk {n} (skim milk) SEE: skim milk ::
skimmer {n} (spoon) :: écumoire {f}
skim milk {n} (milk with removed cream) :: lait écrémé {m}
skimp {v} /skɪmp/ (to make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp) :: lésiner
skim through {v} (to read something hurriedly without being attached to details) :: survoler, lire en diagonale
skin {n} /skɪn/ (outer protective of the body of a person or animal) :: peau {f}
skin {n} (outer protective layer of fruit) :: peau {f}
skin {n} (skin and fur of an animal used by humans) :: peau {f}
skin {n} (congealed layer on the surface of a liquid) :: peau
skin {n} (image used as the background of graphical user interface) :: apparence {f}
skin {v} (to injure the skin of) :: écorcher
skin {v} (to remove the skin of) :: écorcher, dépouiller, peler
skin and bones {n} (emaciated; very skinny) :: [verb] n’avoir que la peau sur les os, paquet d’os {m}
skin cancer {n} (malignant growth on the skin) :: cancer de la peau {m}, cancer cutané {m}
skin color {n} (color of human skin) :: teint {m}, couleur de la peau {m}, complexion {f}
skin color {n} (ethnicity) :: couleur de la peau {m}
skinflint {n} (one who is excessively stingy or cautious with money) :: radin {m}, radine {f}, avare {m} {f}
skinhead {n} /ˈskɪnhɛd/ (member of skinhead subculture) :: skinhead {m}
skink {n} /skɪŋk/ (lizard) :: scinque {m}
skinny {adj} /ˈskɪni/ (thin) :: maigre {m} {f}
skinny {n} (A skinny person) :: maigre {m} {f}
skinny dipping {n} (practice of swimming in the nude) :: baignade à poil
skin tag {n} :: acrochordon {m}
skip {v} /skɪp/ (to move by hopping on alternate feet) :: sautiller
skip {n} (An open-topped rubbish bin) :: benne {f}
skipjack {n} (Katsuwonus pelamis) :: bonite à ventre rayé
skip-kennel {n} (lackey) :: saute-ruisseau {m}
skipper {n} /ˈskɪpɚ/ (master of a ship) :: skipper {m}
skipping rope {n} (rope for play or exercise) :: corde à sauter {f}
skip rope {n} (rope used) SEE: skipping rope ::
skip rope {v} (to jump over a rope) SEE: jump rope ::
ski resort {n} (resort for skiers) :: station de ski {f}
skirmish {n} /ˈskɜː(ɹ)mɪʃ/ (brief battle between small groups) :: escarmouche {f}
skirmish {n} (minor dispute) :: escarmouche {f}
skirmish {v} (to engage in a minor battle or dispute) :: escarmoucher
skirmisher {n} (soldier) :: escarmoucheur {m}
skirret {n} (umbelliferous plant) :: chervis {m}
skirt {n} /skɝt/ (clothing) :: jupe {f}
skirt {n} (part of dress) :: jupe {f}
skirt {n} (something resembling a skirt) :: jupe {f}
skirt chaser {n} (man who seeks out female companionship) :: coureur de jupons {m}
skirting board {n} (panel between floor and interior wall) :: plinthe {f}
ski run {n} (trail or slope for skiing) :: piste {f} de ski
skit {n} (comedy) :: sketch {m}, parodie {f}
ski track {n} (trail from/for skis) :: piste de ski {f}, piste {f}
skitrack {n} (ski track) SEE: ski track ::
skitter {v} /ˈskɪtə(ɹ)/ (to move hurriedly) :: s'enfuir (of insects, etc.)
skittish {adj} /ˈskɪtɪʃ/ (easily scared) :: timide
ski wax {n} (wax for skis and snowboards) :: fart {m}
Skopjan {n} (someone from Skopje) :: Skopiote {m}, Skopien {m}
Skopje {prop} (Macedonia) SEE: Macedonia ::
Skopje {prop} /ˈskɔpjɛ/ (capital of Macedonia) :: Skopje, Skoplje
skua {n} /ˈskjuːə/ (predatory seabird of the family Stercorariidae) :: labbe {f}
skulduggerous {adj} (involving skulduggery) SEE: tricky ::
skulduggery {n} /skʌlˈdʌɡəɹi/ (devious device or trick) :: entourloupe {f}
skulk {v} /skʌlk/ (to conceal oneself; to hide) :: se cacher
skull {n} /skʌl/ (bones of the head: cranium and mandible) :: crâne {m}
skull and crossbones {n} (symbol of death) :: tête de mort {f}
skullcap {n} /ˈskʌlkæp/ (cap that covers the area from the forehead to just above the back of the neck) :: kippa {f}, calotte {f}
skullcap {n} (hat) :: calotte {f}
skullcap {n} (flowering plant) :: scutellaire {f}
skullduggery {n} (deceptive activities) SEE: skulduggery ::
skunk {n} /skʌŋk/ (animal) :: mouffette {f}, sconse {m}, putois {m}
skunk {n} (despicable person) :: salaud {m}, mufle {m}, canaille {f}
skunk {n} (skunkweed) SEE: marijuana ::
sky {n} /skaɪ/ (atmosphere above a point) :: ciel {m}
sky {n} (specific view, condition) :: ciel {m}
sky {n} (heaven) :: ciel {m}
sky blue {adj} (light blue, see also: dark blue; blue) :: bleu ciel
sky blue {n} (colour) :: bleu ciel
sky burial {n} (funeral practice) :: inhumation céleste {f}
skyclad {adj} (nude) SEE: nude ::
skydiving {n} (jumping out of an aircraft and freefalling) :: parachutisme {m}, skydiving {m}
skyjack {v} :: détourner un avion
skyjacker {n} (person who commits skyjacking) :: pirate de l'air {m} {f}
skylark {n} /ˈskaɪ.lɑɹk/ (small brown passerine bird) :: alouette des champs {f}
skylarking {n} /ˈskʌɪlɑːkɪŋ/ (horseplay) :: chahut {m}
skylight {n} /ˈskaɪˌlaɪt/ (opening in the roof) :: fenêtre de toit {f}, lucarne, vasistas {m}, vélux {m}
skyline {n} (horizon) SEE: horizon ::
skyline {n} /ˈskaɪˌlaɪn/ (silhouette against city or buildings) :: horizon {m}, ligne d'horizon {f}
skype {v} /skaɪp/ (make a Skype telephone call) :: skyper
skyrocket {n} (pocket) SEE: pocket ::
skyrocket {n} /ˈskaɪˌɹɒk.ɪt/ (type of firework) :: fusée d'artifice {f}
skyrocket {n} (slang: rebuke, scolding) :: volée de bois vert {f}, [colloquial] Scud {m}
skyrocket {v} (to increase suddenly and extremely) :: grimper en flèche, monter en flèche, exploser
skyscraper {n} /ˈskaɪˌskɹeɪpɚ/ (tall building) :: gratte-ciel {m}
slab {n} /slæb/ (flat piece of material) :: chape {f}
slab {n} (paving stone) :: dalle {f}
slabstone {n} (flagstone) SEE: flagstone ::
slack {n} /slæk/ (small coal, coal dust) :: gravier {m}
slack {v} (to procrastinate) :: glander
slacken {v} (to make less taut) SEE: loosen ::
slacker {n} /ˈslækɚ/ (procrastinating or lazy person) :: paresseux {m}, feignasse {f}
slackline {n} (length of cable or rope) :: slackline {f}
slacklining {n} (sport) :: slackline {f}
slack off {v} (deliberately in during one's work or study) :: glander, tirer au flanc
slag {n} /slæɡ/ (the impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore) :: scorie {f}
slag {n} (the scoria of a volcano) :: scorie {f}
slag {n} (a woman (sometimes a man) who has loose morals relating to sex) :: pute {f}
slag heap {n} :: terril {m}
slake {v} /sleɪk/ (To satisfy thirst) :: étancher, rassasier
slalom {n} /ˈslɑː.ləm/ (sports) :: slalom {m}
slalom {v} (to race in a slalom) :: slalomer
slalomer {n} (skier) :: slalomeur {m}, slalomeuse {f}
slalomist {n} (slalomer) SEE: slalomer ::
slam {v} /slæm/ (to shut with sudden force and noise) :: claquer
slander {n} /ˈslɑːndə/ (false or unsupported spoken malicious statement) :: diffamation {f} orale, calomnie {f} orale
slander {v} (utter a slanderous statement) :: calomnier verbalement
slanderer {n} (One who slanders) :: calomniateur {m}, calomniatrice {f}
slanderous {adj} (Both untrue and harmful to a reputation) :: diffamatoire
slang {n} (jargon) SEE: jargon ::
slang {n} /sleɪŋ/ (slang) :: argot {m}, langue verte {f}, jargon {m}
slang {n} (cant) SEE: cant ::
slant {n} (typography: slash) SEE: slash ::
slant {n} /ˈslænt/ (slope or incline) :: biais {f}
slant {n} (bias) :: connotation {f}
slant {n} (pejorative: person of Asian descent) :: [man] bridé {m}, [woman] bridée {f}
slant {v} (to lean, slope or incline) :: incliner, pencher
slant {v} (to bias or skew) :: biaiser
slanted {adj} (placed at an angle) :: penché, oblique, incliné
slanting {adj} (not perpendicular) :: oblique
slanting {n} (quality of being slanted) :: en pente
slap {n} (A blow dealt with the open hand) :: claque {f}, gifle {f} (slap on the face), fessée {f} (slap on the bum)
slap {v} (to give a slap) :: gifler (slap in the face), fesser (slap on the bum)
slap-bang {adv} (directly, immediately) :: en plein
slapdash {adj} /ˈslæpdæʃ/ (done hastily) :: bâclé
slap in the face {n} (slap in the face or on the cheek) :: soufflet {m}, gifle {f}, claque {f}
slapper {n} /ˈslæpɚ/ (female of loose morals) :: putain {f}
slash {n} /slæʃ/ (typography: / symbol) :: barre oblique {f}, barre {f}
slash {n} :: entaille {f}
slash {v} (to make a broad cut with an edged weapon) :: entailler, taillader
slash and burn {n} (technique) :: brûlis {m}, culture sur brûlis {f}
slasher {n} (horror movie) :: slasher {m}
slat {n} /slæt/ (thin, narrow strip) :: palette {f}, lamelle {f}
slat {n} (aeronautical: moveable control surface at the leading edge of a wing) :: dispositif hypersustentateur {m}
slat {n} :: pale
slate {n} /sleɪt/ (rock) :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (bluish-grey colour, see also: slate blue; slate gray; blue-gray) :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (sheet of slate for writing on) :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (tile) :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (record of money owed) :: ardoise {f}
slater {n} /ˈsleɪtɚ/ (one who lays slate) :: couvreur {m}
slattern {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute ::
slattern {n} (slut) SEE: slut ::
slattern {n} /ˈslætɚn/ (dated: dirty and untidy woman) :: salope {m} {f}
slaughter {n} /ˈslɔtɚ/ (killing of animals (also kosher and halal rituals)) :: abattage {m}
slaughter {n} (killing of many people) :: carnage {m}
slaughter {n} :: abattage {m}
slaughterhouse {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir ::
slaughterhouse {n} (scene of a massacre) :: abattoir
Slav {n} /slɑːv/ (a member of a group of peoples in Eastern Europe speaking a Slavic language) :: Slave {m} {f}
slave {n} /sleɪv/ (person owned by another) :: esclave {m} {f}, serf {m}, serve {f}
slave {n} (person forced to work for another) :: esclave
slave {n} (submissive partner in a BDSM relationship who (consensually) submits to (sexually) serving) :: esclave {m} {f}
slavedealing {n} (slave trade) SEE: slave trade ::
slave-girl {n} (female slave) :: esclave-fille {f}
slave-girl {n} (sex slave) SEE: sex slave ::
slaveowner {n} (anyone that has control over another human being) :: esclavagiste {m} {f}
slaver {v} /ˈslævɚ/ (to drool saliva) :: baver
slaver {n} /ˈsleɪvɚ/ (slave trader) :: marchand d'esclaves {m}
slaver {n} (slave ship) :: navire d'esclaves {m}
slavery {n} /ˈsleɪvəɹi/ (institution or practice of owning human beings) :: esclavage {m}
slavery {n} (condition of servitude endured by a slave) :: esclavage {m}
slavery {n} (condition in which one is captivated or subjugated) :: esclavage {m}
slave trade {n} (traffic in slaves) :: commerce des esclaves {f}, traite négrière {f}
Slavey {prop} /ˈsleɪvi/ (an Athabascan people) :: Esclave
Slavey {prop} (a language) :: esclave
Slavic {adj} /ˈslɑːvɪk/ (of the Slavs, their culture or languages) :: slave, slavon
Slavic studies {n} (academic discipline) :: slavistique {f}
Slavism {n} (a Slavic idiom or phrase) :: slavisme {m}
Slavist {n} (specialist in the Slavic languages, literature or culture) :: slaviste {m} {f}
Slavistics {n} (Slavic studies) SEE: Slavic studies ::
Slavo- {prefix} (Slavic) :: slavo-
Slavonia {prop} (region of Croatia) :: Slavonie
Slavonic {adj} (Slavic) SEE: Slavic ::
Slavonic {prop} /sləˈvɒn.ɪk/ (unrecorded ancestor of Slavic languages) :: slavon {m}, vieux slave {m}, esclavon {m}, paléoslave {m}
Slavonic {adj} (related to Slavonia) :: slavon {m}
Slavonic studies {n} (Slavic studies) SEE: Slavic studies ::
Slavophile {n} (person who is interested in the development and prosperity of the Slavic race) :: slavophile {m} {f}
Slavyansk {prop} (Slovyansk) SEE: Slovyansk ::
slay {v} /sleɪ/ (to kill, murder) :: tuer, assassiner, occire
sled {n} (sledge) SEE: sledge ::
sledge {n} (sledgehammer) SEE: sledgehammer ::
sledge {n} /slɛdʒ/ (sleigh or sled) :: traîneau {m}, luge {f}
sledgehammer {n} (kind of hammer) :: marteau de forgeron {m}, masse {f}, marteau
sledge hockey {n} (version of ice hockey) :: hockey sur luge
sledge racing {n} :: course sur luge
sleek {adj} /sliːk/ (smooth) :: brillant, luisant
sleep {v} /sliːp/ (to rest in state of reduced consciousness) :: dormir
sleep {n} (state of reduced consciousness) :: sommeil {m}
sleep {n} (substance found in the corner of the eyes / figurative objectification of sleep) :: chassie {f}
sleep apnea {n} (brief interruptions of breathing during sleep) :: apnée du sommeil
sleep a wink {v} :: ne pas fermer l'œil
sleeper {n} (someone who sleeps) :: dormeur {m}
sleeper {n} (railroad sleeping car) SEE: sleeping car ::
sleeper {n} (railroad tie) SEE: railroad tie ::
sleeper cell {n} (group of people who remain dormant in a community until activated) :: cellule dormante {f}
sleep in {v} (to sleep late) :: faire la grasse matinée, cuver
sleep-in {n} (an instance of sleeping in) :: grasse matinée
sleepiness {n} (property of being sleepy) :: somnolence {f}
sleeping {n} /ˈsliːpɪŋ/ (state or act of being asleep) :: sommeil {m}
sleeping {adj} (asleep) SEE: asleep ::
sleeping bag {n} (padded or insulated bag) :: sac de couchage {m}
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (fairy tale) :: La Belle au bois dormant {f}
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (main character in this story) :: Belle au bois dormant {f}
sleeping car {n} (a railroad car with sleeping facilities for passengers travelling overnight.) :: wagon-couchette {m}, wagon-lit {m}
sleeping pill {n} (a pill having a soporific effect) :: somnifère {m}
sleep like a baby {v} (to sleep very well) :: dormir comme un loir, dormir comme une marmotte, dormir à poings fermés, dormir du sommeil du juste
sleep like a log {v} (to sleep well, without disturbance) :: dormir comme un loir, dormir comme une marmotte
sleep mask {n} /sliːp mɑːsk/ (blindfold) :: masque de nuit
sleep mode {n} (state of a computer system) :: mise en veille {f}
sleep of the just {n} :: dormir du sommeil du juste
sleep on {v} (to postpone a decision at least overnight) :: la nuit porte conseil
sleep rough {v} ((euphemistic) sleep outdoors without a place to go home to) :: dormir à la belle étoile
sleepwalk {v} (somnambulate) SEE: somnambulate ::
sleepwalker {n} (somnambulist) SEE: somnambulist ::
sleepwalking {n} (act of walking while not conscious or aware of it, during sleep) :: somnambulisme {m}
sleep with {v} (have sex with) :: coucher avec ...
sleepy {adj} /ˈsliːpi/ (feeling the need for sleep) :: somnolent {m}, ensommeillé {m}, ensuqué
sleepy {adj} (suggesting tiredness) :: endormi
sleepy head {n} (a sleepy person) SEE: sleepyhead ::
sleepyhead {n} (sleepy person) :: endormi {m}, endormie {f}
sleet {n} /sliːt/ (rain which freezes before reaching the ground) :: grésil {m}
sleet {v} (to be in a state in which sleet is falling) :: grésiller
sleeve {n} /sliːv/ (part of a garment that covers the arm) :: manche {f}
sleeve {n} (mechanical covering or lining) :: chemise {f} (inner), gaine {f} (outer), manchon {m}
sleeve {n} (record cover) :: pochette {f} (of record), boîtier {m} (of CD)
sleigh {adj} (sly) SEE: sly ::
sleigh {n} (vehicle on runners) SEE: sledge ::
sleight of hand {n} (skill) :: tour de passe-passe {m}, tour de main {m}, habileté {f}
sleiveen {n} /ˈsliːviːn/ (dishonest person; trickster) :: escroc, filou, aigrefin, fripon, larron, chevalier d'industrie, tricheur
slender {adj} /ˈslɛndə/ (thin) :: svelte
slender-horned gazelle {n} (Gazella leptoceros) :: gazelle leptocère
sleuth {n} /sluːθ/ (bloodhound) :: limier {m}
sleuth {n} (detective) :: détective {m}
slice {n} /slaɪs/ (thin, broad piece cut off) :: tranche {f}, tronçon {m}
slice {v} (to cut into slices) :: trancher, couper en tranches, émincer
sliced bread {n} (bread that is sold sliced into pieces) :: pain de mie {m}
slick {adj} (slippery due to a covering of liquid) :: glissant
slick {n} (A covering of liquid, particularly oil) :: nappe {f}
slide {v} /slaɪd/ (to cause to move in contact with a surface) :: glisser
slide {v} (to move in continuous contact with a surface) :: glisser
slide {v} (to lose balance) :: glisser
slide {v} (to pass along smoothly) :: glisser
slide {n} (item of play equipment) :: toboggan {m}
slide {n} (slippery surface for someone to slide on) :: glissoire {f}
slide {n} (rubble, earth and stones moving down) :: glissement, glissement de terrain
slide {n} (mechanism of a part which slides on or against a guide) :: glissière {f}, coulisse {f}
slide {n} (act of sliding) :: glissade {f}
slide {n} (valve in eg. a trombone) :: coulisse {f}
slide {n} (transparent image for projecting) :: diapositive, diapo
slide {n} (microscope slide) :: lame {f}
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener ::
slide projector {n} (a device that projects an enlarged image of a photographic slide onto a screen) :: projecteur de diapositives {m}, projecteur {m}
slide rule {n} (analog calculator) :: règle à calcul {f}
slideshow {n} (presentation) :: diaporama {m}
slideshow {n} :: diaporama
sliding door {n} (door) :: porte coulissante {f}
slight {adj} /slaɪt/ (small in amount, insignificant) :: insignifiant, léger
slightly {adv} /ˈslaɪtli/ (slenderly) :: finement, délicatement
slightly {adv} (to a small extent or degree) :: légèrement
slim {adj} /slɪm/ (slender) :: mince
slim {v} (lose weight) :: maigrir, mincir
slime {n} /slaɪm/ (mucilaginous substance or mucus-like substance) :: mucosité {f}
slimy {adj} /ˈslaɪ.mi/ (like slime; glutinous) :: visqueux {m}, visqueuse {f}, gluant {m}, gluante {f}
sling {v} /ˈslɪŋ/ (to throw) :: lancer
sling {n} (instrument for throwing) :: fronde {f}, bricole {f}
sling {n} (bandage) :: écharpe {f}
sling {n} (rope or chain arrangement) :: élingue {f}
sling {n} (strap attached to a firearm) :: bandoulière {f}
sling {n} (rope or iron securing a yard to a mast) :: hauban
sling {n} (the act of hurling as with a sling) :: jet {m}
slinger {n} (someone who slings or who uses a sling) :: frondeur {m}
slingshot {n} /ˈslɪŋʃɒt/ (Y-shaped stick) :: lance-pierre {m}
Slinky {n} (Toy spring) :: Slinky {m}, Ondamania {m}
slip {n} (nautical: space for a ship to moor) SEE: berth ::
slip {n} /slɪp/ (ceramics: thin, slippery mix of clay and water) :: barbotine {f}
slip {n} (small piece of paper) :: fiche {f}
slip {v} (to lose one's traction) :: glisser
slip {v} (to err) :: se tromper, faire erreur
slip {v} (to pass) :: faire passer
slip {v} (to worsen) :: empirer
slip {n} (act of slipping) :: glissade {f}
slip knot {n} (knot which attaches a line to an object and tightens when pressure is applied) :: nœud coulant
slip of the tongue {n} (mistake in speech) :: lapsus {m}
slipped disc {n} (protruding vertebral disc) :: déplacement de vertèbre
slipper {n} (low shoe usually worn indoors) :: chausson {m}, pantoufle {f}
slipper animalcule {n} (paramecium) SEE: paramecium ::
slippery {adj} /ˈslɪpəɹi/ (of a surface) :: glissant {m}, glissante {f}
slippery jack {n} (mushroom in genus Suillus) :: bolet jaune, nonette voilée {m}
slipshod {adj} /ˈslɪp.ʃɑd/ (done poorly or too quickly) :: bâclé
slipstick {n} (slide rule) SEE: slide rule ::
slip through the cracks {v} (to escape notice) :: passer entre les mailles du filet
slit {n} /ˈslɪt/ (narrow cut or opening; a slot) :: fente
slit {n} (vulgar, slang: opening of the vagina) :: vulve
slither {v} /ˈslɪð.ə(ɹ)/ (to move smoothly from side to side) :: ramper / glisser en ondulant
slither {v} (to slide) :: glisser, se faufiler
slithy {adj} /slaɪði/ (slimy and lithe) :: lubricilleux
sliver {n} /ˈslɪ.vɚ/ (a long piece cut or rent off; a sharp, slender fragment) :: écharde, éclat
sliver {n} (bait made of pieces of small fish) :: languette
sliver {n} (New York: A narrow high-rise apartment building) :: tour, gratte-ciel
slivovitz {n} /ˈslɪvəvɪts/ (rakija made from distilled, fermented plum juice) :: slivovitz {f}
slob {n} /slɒb/ (lazy, slovenly person) :: souillon {m} {f}, flemmard {m} {f}
slob {n} (lazy, obese person) :: lambin {m}
slobber {v} (To allow saliva or liquid to run from one's mouth) :: baver
sloe {n} /sləʊ/ :: prunelle {f}
sloe {n} (tree Prunus spinosa) SEE: blackthorn ::
slogan {n} /ˈsloʊɡən/ (phrase associated with a product, used in advertising) :: slogan {m}
sloop {n} /sluːp/ (single-masted sailboat) :: sloop {m}
slope {n} /sloʊp/ (area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward) :: pente {f}
slope {n} (degree to which a surface tends upward or downward) :: pente {f}, inclinaison {f}
slope {n} (mathematics) :: pente {f}
slope {n} (math: slope of the line tangent to a curve at a given point) :: pente {f}
sloppy {adj} (very wet; covered in or composed of slop) :: mouillé, trop liquide
sloppy {adj} (messy; not neat, elegant, or careful) :: bâclé, négligé
sloppy {adj} (imprecise or loose) :: lâche, large, ample
slosh {v} (of a liquid, to shift chaotically; to splash noisily) :: éclabousser
sloshing {n} (A motion or action that sloshes.) :: ballottement {m}
slot {n} /slɒt/ (wooden bar for fastening door) :: barre {f}
slot {n} (narrow depression, perforation, or aperture) :: emplacement {m}, fente {f}
slot {n} (A slot machine designed for gambling) :: machine à sous {f}
sloth {n} /sləʊθ/ (laziness) :: paresse {f}
sloth {n} (mammal) :: paresseux {m}, {m}
sloth bear {n} (Melursus ursinus) :: ours lippu {m}
slothful {adj} (lazy, sluggish) :: paresseux
slot machine {n} (vending machine) SEE: vending machine ::
slot machine {n} (any coin-operated machine) :: machine à sous {f}
slot machine {n} (gambling machine) :: machine à sous {f}
slouch hat {n} (broad-brimmed felt hat) :: chapeau mou {m}
slough {n} /slʌf/ (dead skin on a sore or ulcer) :: escarre {f}
Slovak {adj} (of Slovakia or its language) :: slovaque {m} {f}
Slovak {n} (native of Slovakia) :: Slovaque {m} {f}
Slovak {n} (language of Slovakia) :: slovaque {m}
Slovakia {prop} /sloʊˈvɑ.ki.ə/ (Slovakia) :: Slovaquie {f}
Slovene {adj} /ˈsləʊviːn/ (adjective) :: slovène {m} {f}
Slovene {n} (a person) :: Slovène {m} {f}
Slovene {n} (the language) :: slovène {m}
Slovenia {prop} /sloʊˈə/ (country in Europe) :: Slovénie {f}
Slovenian {adj} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene ::
Slovenian {n} (language) SEE: Slovene ::
Slovenian {n} (person) SEE: Slovene ::
slovenly {adj} /ˈslʌv.ə (having an untidy appearance; unkempt) :: négligé {m}, dépeigné {m}
slovenly {adj} (dirty, unwashed; disorderly) :: sale {m} {f}
slovenly {adj} (careless or negligent; sloppy) :: négligé {m}, bâclé {m}
Slovincian {prop} /slə(ʊ)ˈvɪnsɪ.ən/ (extinct language of the Slovincian people) :: slovince {m}
Slovio {prop} (an artificial Slavic language) :: slovio {m}
Slovyansk {prop} (city) :: Sloviansk, Slaviansk
slow {adj} /sloʊ/ (not quick in motion) :: lent {m}, lente {f}
slow {adj} (spread over a comparatively long time) :: lent
slow {adj} (lacking in promptness; acting with deliberation) :: lent, tardif
slow {v} (to reduce the speed of) :: ralentir, freiner
slow and steady wins the race {proverb} (patient work will conquer any problem) :: rien ne sert de courir, mieux vaut partir à point
slowcoach {n} (plodder) SEE: plodder ::
slow-cook {v} (cook slowly) :: mitonner
slow cooker {n} (kitchen appliance) :: mijoteuse {f}, cocotte {f}
slow down {v} (to reduce speed) :: ralentir
slowly {adv} /ˈsloʊli/ (at a slow pace) :: lentement
slowly but surely {adv} (in a slow, yet careful manner) :: lentement mais sûrement
slow motion {n} (film stretched in time) :: ralenti {m}
slowness {n} (quality of being slow) :: lenteur {f}
slow on the uptake {adj} (slow to comprehend) :: long à la détente
slowworm {n} /ˈsləʊwɜː(ɹ)m/ (Anguis fragilis) :: orvet {m}
sludge {n} (generic term for separated solids) :: lie {f}
sluff {n} (slough) SEE: slough ::
sluff {v} (slough) SEE: slough ::
slug {n} /slʌɡ/ (gastropod) :: limace {f}
slug {n} (bullet) :: pruneau {m}, dragée {f}, bastos {f}
slug {n} (lazy person) SEE: sluggard ::
sluggard {n} (lazy or idle person) :: fainéant {m}, fainéante {f}, flemmard {m}, flemmarde {f}
sluggish {adj} /ˈslʌɡɪʃ/ (slow; having little motion) :: poussif {m}, poussive {f}, faiblard {m} [familiar], faiblarde {f}
sluggish {adj} (having no power to move oneself or itself; inert) :: rétamé {m} [slang], naze {m} {f} [slang]
sluice {n} /sluːs/ (passage for water) :: écluse {f}
slum {n} (dilapidated neighborhood) :: bidonville {m}
slumber {n} /slʌmbə/ (a very light state of sleep) :: somnolence {f}
slumber {v} (to be in a very light state of sleep) :: somnoler
slumber party {n} (a sleepover) :: soirée pyjama {f}
slump {v} (to collapse heavily) :: s'affaler, s'effondrer
slur {n} /slɜː(ɹ)/ (insult or slight) :: insulte {f}, injure {f}
slur {n} (symbol indicating a legato passage) :: liaison d'expression {f}, coulé {m}, legato {m}
slur {v} (to articulate poorly) :: mal articuler
Slurpee {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush ::
slush {n} /slʌʃ/ (half-melted snow) :: névasse {f}, neige fondue {f}, sloche {f} [Can]
slush {n} (liquid mud or mire) :: gadoue {f}
slush {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) :: barbotine {f}
slush fund {n} (money stored for illegal or dishonest purposes) :: caisse noire {f}
slushie {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush ::
Slush Puppie {n} (slush) SEE: slush ::
slushy {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush ::
slut {n} (prostitute) SEE: whore ::
slut {n} /slʌt/ (sexually promiscuous woman) :: salope {f}, trainée {f}, garce {f}, pute {f}
slut {n} (untidy person) :: truie {f}
slut {n} (a female dog) :: chienne
slutty {adj} /ˈslʌti/ (Of or resembling a slut) :: putassier
sly {adj} /slaɪ/ (artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily) :: sournois, malin, rusé, matois
sly {adj} (dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble) :: espiègle {m} {f}
sly as a fox {adj} (very sly) :: rusé comme un renard
slyboots {n} (shallow and manipulative woman) :: chattemite {f}
sly fox {n} (person artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily) :: sournois, malin, rusé, matois
slyly {adv} /ˈslaɪli/ (in a sly manner) :: sournoisement
smack {v} (to strike a child as a form of discipline) SEE: spank ::
smack {n} ((slang) heroin) SEE: horse ::
smack-dab {adv} (exactly, directly) :: pile-poil
small {adj} /smɔːl/ (not large) :: petit, minuscule
small {adj} (young) :: petit, jeune
small arms {n} (weapon) :: petites armes {f-p}
small business {n} (company) :: petite entreprise {f}, TPE {f}, PME {f}
small caps {n} (font variant) :: petite capitale {f}
small change {n} (a minor or insignificant amount of money) :: petite monnaie {f}
smaller {adj} /ˈsmɔlɚ/ (comparative of small) :: plus petit
smallest room {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
small final {n} :: petite finale
small fry {n} (things or people of little importance) :: menu fretin {m}
small intestine {n} (upper part of the intestine) :: intestin grêle
small-minded {adj} (selfish; not mindful of the big picture) :: mesquin
smallness {n} (state of being small) :: petitesse {f}
small of the back {n} (lumbar region of the back) :: cambrure (des reins) {f}
small pica {n} :: philosophie
small potatoes {n} (small fry) SEE: small fry ::
smallpox {n} /ˈsmɔːlpɑːks/ (disease) :: variole {f}, petite vérole {f}
small-scale {adj} (having a modest scope or extent) :: à petite échelle
small screen {n} (broadcast or cable television screen) :: petit écran
small talk {n} (idle conversation) :: papotage {m}, courts pourparlers {m-p}
small text {n} (7½-point text) :: petit-texte
small wonder {n} (unsurprising occurrence) :: pas étonnant (que ...)
smaragdine {n} (emerald) SEE: emerald ::
smarmy {adj} /ˈsmɑːɹ.mi/ (Falsely earnest, smug, or ingratiating) :: obséquieux
smart {v} /smɑɹt/ (to hurt or sting) :: piquer
smart {adj} (exhibiting social ability or cleverness) :: habile
smart {adj} (exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books) :: habile, intelligent
smart {adj} (equipped with intelligent behaviour) :: intelligent
smart {adj} (good-looking) :: élégant
smart ass {n} (one promoting his own personality, wishes or views) SEE: smartass ::
smartass {n} (one who is particularly insolent) :: gonflé {m}, plaisantin {m}, blagueur {m}, farceur {m}
smart card {n} (plastic card that has information stored on a computer chip) :: carte à puce {f}
smartphone {n} /ˈsmɑɹtfoʊn/ (electronic handheld device) :: smartphone {m}, ordiphone {m}, supertéléphone {m}, téléphone intelligent {m}
smash {n} /smæʃ/ (in tennis) :: smash {m}
smash {v} (to break violently) :: fracasser
smash {v} (hit extremely hard) :: percuter
smash {v} (figuratively: to defeat overwhelmingly) :: écraser
smashing {adj} (serving to smash) :: qui + appropriate third-person translation of smash
smashing {adj} (wonderful) :: sensass {m} {f}, super {m} {f}, génial {m}, géniale {f}
smatter {v} /ˈsmæ.tə/ (intransitive: talk superficially) :: lantiponner [archaic]
smatter {v} (to speak (a language) with spotty or superficial knowledge) :: baragouiner
smattering {n} /ˈsmæɾɹ̩ɪŋ/ (superficial knowledge) :: rudiment {m}
SME {initialism} (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) :: PME {f}
smear {v} /smɪɚ/ (to spread (a substance)) :: badigeonner
smear {v} (to damage someone's reputation by slandering, making false accusations) :: diffamer
smear {n} (mark) :: trace, traînée, frottis (Pap smear)
smear {n} (Pap smear) SEE: Pap smear ::
smear campaign {n} (negative propaganda) :: campagne de diffamation {f}
smear test {n} (gynaecology: screening test) :: frottis {m}
smectite {n} (clay mineral) :: smectite {f}
smell {n} /smɛl/ (sensation) :: odeur {f}, parfum {m}
smell {n} (sense of smell) :: odorat {m}
smell {v} (sense with nose) :: sentir
smell {v} (to have a particular smell, whether good or bad; if descriptive, followed by "like" or "of") :: sentir
smell a rat {v} /ˈsmɛl ə ˈɹæt/ (to sense something suspicious) :: y avoir anguille sous roche (there’s an eel under the rock )
smell-brain {n} (part of brain involved with smelling) :: rhinencéphale {m}
smelly {adj} /ˈsmɛli/ (having a bad smell) :: puant {m}, puante {f}, malodorant
smelt {n} /ˈsmɛlt/ (fish of the family Osmeridae) :: éperlan {m}
smelt {n} (production of metal, especially iron, from ore) SEE: smelting ::
smelter {n} (place where smelting is done) :: fonderie {f}
smelting {n} (process of melting or fusion, especially to extract a metal from its ore) :: fonte {f}, fonderie
smidgen {n} (very small amount) :: chouïa
smile {n} /ˈsmaɪl/ (a happy face expression using mouth, but without producing voice) :: sourire {m}
smile {v} (to have a smile on one's face) :: sourire
smiley {n} /ˈsmaɪli/ (representation of a smiling face) :: émoticône {f}
smiley {n} (emoticon) SEE: emoticon ::
smirch {v} (to dirty) :: salir
smirk {n} /smɜː(ɹ)k/ (smile that is insolent, offensively self-satisfied or scornful) :: sourire en coin {m}, ricanerie {f}
smirk {v} (To smile in a way that is affected, smug, insolent or contemptuous) :: ricaner
smite {v} /smaɪt/ (to hit) :: frapper
smite {v} (to strike down or kill with godly force) :: frapper
smith {n} /smɪθ/ (craftsperson who works metal, see also: blacksmith) :: forgeron {m}
Smith {prop} /smɪθ/ (surnames derived from the equivalents of “smith”) :: Lefèvre, Lefébure, Lefebvre
Smith {prop} (most common surnames by language) :: Martin
smithereens {n} /smɪðəˈɹiːnz/ (Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items) :: miettes {p}
smithsonite {n} (mineral) :: smithsonite {f}
smithy {n} (forge) SEE: forge ::
smock {n} /smɑk/ (undergarment) :: blouse {f}
smock {n} (a blouse) :: blouse {f}
smock {n} (a loose garment worn as protection) :: blouse {f}
smog {n} /smɒɡ/ (urban air pollution) :: smog {m}
smoke {n} /smoʊk/ (visible particles and vapour given off by burning material) :: fumée {f}
smoke {n} (colloquial: cigarette) :: clope {f}
smoke {v} (to inhale and exhale smoke from a burning cigarette) :: fumer
smoke {v} (to inhale and exhale tobacco smoke regularly or habitually) :: fumer
smoke {v} (to give off smoke) :: fumer
smoke {v} (to preserve or prepare by treating with smoke) :: fumer
smoke {v} (slang: to kill, especially with a gun) :: descendre
Smoke {prop} (44th sura of the Qur'an) :: Fumée {f}
smoke alarm {n} (smoke detector) SEE: smoke detector ::
smokebox {n} (chamber before chimney) :: boîte à fumée {f}
smoked {adj} /smoʊkt/ (of food, preserved by treatment with smoke) :: fumé
smoked beef {n} :: boeuf fumé
smoke detector {n} (device) :: détecteur de fumée {m}
smoked meat {n} (smoked meat in general) :: viande fumée {f}
smoked meat {n} (Montreal-style smoked meat) :: smoked meat {m}, viande fumée {f}
smoked salmon {n} (edible salmon that is cured by smoking) :: saumon fumé {m}
smokefall {n} (close of the day before nightfall, when fog comes) :: tombée de la brume {f}
smokefall {n} (soot fallout from a cloud of smoke) :: retombées de suie {f-p}, retombées de suies {f-p}, retombée de suie {f}, retombée de suies {f}
smokefall {n} (artificial waterfall of smoke for shows) :: cascade de vapeur {f}, cascade de vapeur d'azote {f}
smoke like a chimney {v} (to smoke tobacco frequently) :: fumer comme une cheminée, fumer comme un pompier, fumer comme un Turc
smoker {n} /ˈsmoʊkɚ/ (person who smokes tobacco habitually) :: fumeur {m}, fumeuse {f}
smoke ring {n} (smoking trick) :: rond de fumée {m}, ronds de fumée {m-p}
smokescreen {n} (disguise, mask, cover) :: écran de fumée {m}, rideau de fumée {m}
smokescreen {n} (anything used to conceal or distract) :: écran de fumée {m}
smokeshop {n} (tobacconist's) SEE: tobacconist's ::
smokestack {n} (a conduit or group of conduits atop a structure allowing smoke to flow out) SEE: chimney ::
smoking {n} /ˈsmoʊkɪŋ/ (smoking of tobacco) :: tabagisme
smoking jacket {n} (men's jacket to be worn while smoking) :: smoking {m}
smoking room {n} (room designated for smokers) :: fumoir {m}
smoky {adj} /ˈsmoʊki/ (filled with smoke) :: enfumé
smolder {v} /ˈsmoʊldɚ/ (To burn with no flame and little smoke) :: se consumer, couver
smolder {v} (To show signs of repressed anger or suppressed mental turmoil or other strong emotion) :: ronger son frein
Smolensk {prop} (city) :: Smolensk {m}
smooch {v} ((informal) to kiss) :: bécoter
smooth {adj} /smuːð/ (lacking friction, not rough) :: lisse
smooth {adj} (without difficulty) :: doux {m}, facile
smooth {adj} (bland; glib) :: lisse
smooth {adj} (suave; sophisticated) :: sophistiqué {m}
smooth {adj} (action: natural; unconstrained) :: naturel {m}
smooth {adj} (motion: unbroken) :: souple
smooth {adj} (mathematics, of a function: Having derivatives of all finite orders at all points within the function’s domain) :: régulier
smooth {adj} (linguistics, classical studies, of a vowel: lacking marked aspiration) :: douce {f}
smooth {v} (make smooth) :: lisser
smooth {v} (statistics: capture important patterns in the data, while leaving out noise) :: lisser
smooth as a baby's bottom {adj} (very smooth) :: doux comme une peau de bébé
smooth breathing {n} (diacritic mark in Ancient Greek) :: esprit doux {m}
smoothen {v} /ˈsmuːðən/ (make smooth) :: lisser
smoothie {n} (drink) :: smoothie {m}, frappé aux fruits {m}, frappé {m}
smoothly {adv} (in a smooth manner) :: souplement, doucement
smooth snake {n} (Coronella austriaca) :: coronelle lisse
smooth-talking {adj} (ingratiating) :: mielleux
smooth-tongued {adj} (able to flatter with words) :: mielleux
smother {v} /ˈsmʌðɚ/ (to suffocate) :: étouffer
smother {v} (to breathe with great difficulty) :: suffoquer
SMS {n} (a text message sent on a cell phone) :: SMS {m}, texto {m}
smudge {n} /smʌdʒ/ (a blemish; a smear) :: bavure {f}
smudge {v} (to obscure by blurring) :: maculer
smug {adj} /smʌɡ/ (irritatingly pleased with oneself; self-satisfied) :: auto-satisfait {m}, suffisant {m}
smuggle {v} /ˈsmʌɡəl/ (to import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties) :: passer en contrebande
smuggler {n} /ˈsmʌɡ.lə(ɹ)/ (One who smuggles things) :: contrebandier {m}, contrebandière {f}
smuggling {n} (an act of smuggling) :: trafique {m}
smugness {n} (state or quality of being smug) :: indulgence {f}
smurf {n} /smɝf/ (fictional character) :: schtroumpf {m}
smut {n} /smʌt/ (sexually vulgar or pornographic material) :: cul {m}
smut {n} (promiscuous woman) SEE: slut ::
smut {n} (soot) SEE: soot ::
Smyrna {prop} /zmˈɪɚnɑː/ (city) :: Smyrne {f}
snack {n} /snæk/ (a light meal) :: casse-croûte {m} or casse-croute {m}, hors-d'œuvre {m}, goûter {m}
snack {n} (an item of food eaten between meals) :: casse-croûte {m} or casse-croute {m}, grignotage {m}
snack {v} (to eat a light meal) :: grignoter
snack {v} (to eat between meals) :: grignoter
snack bar {n} /ˈsnækbɑɹ/ (a small restaurant serving light meals) :: cafétéria {f}, bistro {m}
snag {n} /ˈsnæɡ/ (stump or base of a branch) :: aspérité {f}, chicot {m}
snag {n} (tooth projecting beyond the rest) :: chicot {m}
snag {n} (tree fixed in the bottom of a river or other navigable water) :: chicot {m}
snag {n} (one of the secondary branches of an antler) :: andouiller {m}
snag {n} (problem or difficulty) :: pépin {m}, hic {m}
snail {n} (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell) :: escargot {m}, limaçon
snailery {n} :: escargotière {f}
snail mail {n} (postal mail) :: courrier papier {m}, courrier traditionnel {m}
snake {n} /ˈsneɪk/ (legless reptile) :: serpent {m}
snake {n} (plumbing tool) :: furet {m}
snake {v} (to move in a winding path) :: serpenter
snake charmer {n} (snake charmer) :: charmeur de serpent {m}, charmeur de serpents {m}, charmeuse de serpent {f}, charmeuse de serpents {f}, psylle {m}
snake eagle {n} (bird of prey) :: circaète {m}
snakehead {n} (fish) :: ophicéphale
snakehead {n} (smuggler) :: passeur
snake oil {n} (ineffective potion or nostrum) :: poudre de perlimpinpin {f}
snap {n} /snæp/ (quick breaking or cracking sound or the action of producing such a sound) :: claquer {m}
snap {n} (act of hitting a middle or ring finger against the palm) :: claquement de doigts {m}
snap {n} (photograph) :: photographie {f}, photo {f}
snap {v} (to break apart suddenly or at once) :: rompre
snap {v} (to snap one's fingers) :: claquer des doigts
snapdragon {n} /ˈsnæpdɹæɡən/ (any plant of the genus Antirrhinum) :: gueule-de-loup {f}
snap election {n} (an election called earlier than expected) :: élection anticipée {f}
snap fastener {n} (fastening mechanism) :: bouton-pression {m}
snappish {adj} /ˈsnæpɪʃ/ (likely to snap or bite) :: harneux
snappish {adj} (exhibiting irritation) :: hargneux
snappish {adj} :: hargneux
snappy {adj} (rapid and without delay) :: fissa
snapshot {n} (A photograph) :: instantané {m}
snare {n} (trap) :: collet {m}
snare {n} (music: type of drum) :: caisse claire {f}
snare drum {n} (tubular drum) :: caisse claire {f}
Snares penguin {n} (Penguin) :: gorfou des Snares {m}
snarl {n} (knot or complication of hair, thread, or the like, difficult to disentangle) :: embrouille {f}, sac de nœuds {m} [familiar]
snarl {v} (To growl) :: grogner
snatch {v} /snætʃ/ (to grasp quickly) :: empoigner, happer, saisir
snatch {v} (to grasp and remove) :: arracher, enlever [brusquement]
snatch {v} (to steal) :: s'emparer de, voler, piquer, arracher
snatch {v} (to snatch a victory) :: arracher [la victoire]
snatch {n} (competitive weightlifting event) :: arraché {m}
snatch {n} (piece of sound) :: bribe {f}
sneak {n} /sniːk/ (a cheat; con artist; trickster) :: resquilleur {m}
sneak {v} (to creep) :: faucher, piquer, resquiller
sneak {v} (to hide in a mean or cowardly manner) :: cacher, dissimuler, masquer, planquer
sneaker {n} (leisure shoes, often worn for sports; trainers) :: baskets {f-p}, tennis {f-p}, espadrille {f} [Canada]
sneakily {adv} (in a sneaky manner) :: sournoisement
sneaky {adj} /ˈsniːki/ (Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries) :: insaisissable, furtif
sneaky {adj} (Dishonest; deceitful) :: sournois, fourbe
sneer {v} /snɪɹ/ (raise a corner of the upper lip slightly in scorn) :: ricaner
sneeze {v} /sniz/ (expel air as a reflex) :: éternuer
sneeze {n} (act of sneezing) :: éternuement {m}, atchoum
Snell's law {n} /snɛlz lɔ/ (law in optics) :: loi de Snell-Descartes de la réfraction {f}
snicker {n} /ˈsnɪkɚ/ (stifled laugh) :: ricanement {m}
snicker {v} (to emit a snicker) :: ricaner
snide {adj} /snaɪd/ (nasty, sarcastic) :: sarcastique
snide {adj} (tricky, deceptive) :: trompeur
sniff {v} /snɪf/ (to make a short audible inhalation) :: renifler
sniff {v} (to inhale drugs in powder form through the nose) :: sniffer
sniffer plane {n} (airplane for oil detection) :: avion renifleur {m}
snifter {n} (pear-shaped glass) :: verre à cognac {m}, pipe à cognac
snigger {n} /ˈsnɪɡə/ (a sly or snide laugh) :: ricanement {m}
snigger {v} (to emit a snigger) :: ricaner
snip {v} /snɪp/ (To cut with short sharp actions) :: découper, cisailler
snipe {n} /snaɪp/ (bird of the family Scolopacidae) :: bécassine {f}
sniper {n} /ˈsnaɪ.pɚ/ (a person using long-range small arms for precise attacks from a concealed position) :: franc-tireur {m}
sniper {n} (any attacker using a non-contact weapon against a specific target from a concealed position) :: franc-tireur {m}
sniper {n} :: tireur isolé
snippet {n} /ˈsnɪpɪt/ (a tiny piece or part) :: fragment {m}
snippet {n} (a textfile containing a relatively small amount of code) :: snippet {m}
snitch {v} /snɪtʃ/ (steal) :: piquer, voler
snitch {n} (thief) :: voleur {m}, voleuse {f}
snitch {n} (informer, usually one who betrays his group) :: balance {f}, délateur {m}, informateur {m}, indicateur {m}, indic {m}, dénonciateur {m}
snivel {v} (to whine or complain, whilst crying) :: pleurnicher, chialer colloquial
snivel {n} (nasal mucus; snot) :: morve {f}
snob {n} /snɒb/ (person who seeks to be a member of the upper classes) :: snob {m} {f}
snobbish {adj} (having the property of being a snob) :: snob
snobbishness {n} (state or quality) :: snobisme {m}
snog {v} (slang: kiss passionately) :: peloter
snood {n} (hairnet) SEE: hairnet ::
snooker {n} /ˈsnʊkəɹ/ (cue sport) :: billard {m}
snoop {v} (to be devious and cunning so as not to be seen) :: espionner
snoop around {v} (to snoop) :: espionner
snooper {n} /ˈsnuːpə(ɹ)/ (one who snoops) :: fouineur {m}
snoot {v} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle ::
snooze {v} /snuːz/ (To sleep, especially briefly; to nap) :: faire une sieste, faire un somme, [informal] piquer un roupillon
snooze {n} (A period of sleep; a nap) :: roupillon {m}
snore {v} /snɔɹ/ (breathe during sleep with harsh noises) :: ronfler
snore {n} (act and noise of snoring) :: ronflement {m}
snorer {n} (person who snores) :: ronfleur {m}, ronfleuse {f}
snoring {n} /ˈsnɔːɹɪŋ/ (action or sound) :: ronflement {m}
snorkel {n} (hollow tube used for breathing underwater) :: tuba {m}, prise d'air {f}
snort {n} /snɔɹt/ (sound made by exhaling roughly through the nose) :: reniflement {m}
snort {v} (to exhale roughly through the nose) :: renifler
snort {v} (to inhale (usually a drug) through the nose) :: sniffer
snot {n} /snɒt/ (mucus) :: morve {f}, roupie {f}
snot {n} (contemptible child) :: morveux {m}
snot {v} (to blow, wipe or clear the nose) :: moucher
snotty {adj} (dirtied with snot) :: morveux
snotty {adj} (ill-tempered, impertinent) :: impertinent {m}, de mauvaise humeur
snout {n} /snaʊt/ (long, projecting nose, mouth, and jaw of a beast) :: museau {m}, groin {m} [pig]
snow {n} /snoʊ/ (precipitation) :: neige {f}
snow {n} (colour) :: blanc comme neige
snow {n} (collective precipitation) :: chute de neige {f}
snow {v} (have snow fall from the sky) :: neiger
snowball {n} /ˈsnoʊbɔl/ (ball of snow) :: boule de neige {f}, balle de neige {f} [Quebec]
snowball fight {n} (play fight) :: bataille de boules de neige {f}
snowblower {n} (a device for clearing a path or road of snow) :: souffleuse {f}
snowboard {n} /ˈsnoʊˌbɔɹd/ (board) :: snowboard {m}, planche à neige {f}
snowboard {v} (to ride a snowboard) :: faire du snowboard; [Canada] faire de la planche
snowboarder {n} /ˈsnoʊˌbɔɹdɚ/ (someone who snowboards) :: planchiste, snowboardeur {m}, snowboardeuse {f}
snowboot {n} (a water-resistant type of footwear) :: après-ski {m}
snow bunting {n} (bird) :: plectrophane des neiges {m}, bruant des neiges
snow cannon {n} (machine that spurts out snow over pistes) :: canon à neige {m}
snowcat {n} (vehicle) :: chenillette {f}
snow chain {n} (a chain put on a wheel of a vehicle to give it more traction) :: chaine de neige {f}
snow cone {n} (crushed ice with flavoring) :: glace pilée {f}
snow-covered {adj} (covered with snow) :: enneigé, neigeux
snowdrift {n} (bank of snow) :: congère {f}
snowdrop {n} /ˈsnəʊ.dɹɒp/ (plant) :: perce-neige {m}
snowed under {adj} (having a lot of things to do) :: débordé
snowfall {n} (instance of falling of snow) :: chute de neige {f}
snowflake {n} /ˈsnoʊ.fleɪk/ (crystal) :: flocon de neige {m}
snowflake {n} (Plectrophenax nivalis) SEE: snow bunting ::
snow fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox ::
snow globe {n} (decorative object) :: boule à neige {f}
snow goose {n} (Chen caerulescens) :: oie des neiges {f}, oie blanche {f} [Canada]
snow groomer {n} (snow groomer, see also: snowcat) :: dameuse {f}
snowgun {n} (cannon that creates snow) SEE: snow cannon ::
snow leopard {n} (a large feline mammal, Uncia uncia) :: léopard des neiges {m}, once {f}
snowless {adj} (without snow) :: sans neige
snowman {n} /ˈsnoʊ.mæn/ (figure made of snow) :: bonhomme de neige {m}
snowmobile {n} (vehicle) :: motoneige
snowmobiler {n} (snowmobile operator) :: motoneigiste {m} {f}
snowmobilist {n} (snowmobiler) SEE: snowmobiler ::
snow pea {n} (cultivar of pea) :: mangetout {m}
snow pentathlon {n} (pentathlon involving five winter events) :: pentathlon des neiges {m}
snow petrel {n} (small, pure white fulmarine petrel) :: pétrel des neiges {m}, fulmar des neiges {m}
snow plow {n} (vehicle) :: [France] chasse-neige, [Quebec] charrue, déneigeuse {f}
snow plow {n} (in skiing) :: chasse-neige
Snow Queen {prop} (fairy tale character with power over snow and ice) :: Reine des neiges {f}
snowshoe {n} /ˈsnoʊʃu/ (flat footwear worn to facilitate walking in deep snow) :: raquette à neige {f}
snow shovel {n} (a shovel designed specifically for the shovelling of snow) :: pelle à neige {f}
snowstorm {n} /ˈsnəʊstɔːm/ (bad weather involving blowing winds and snow) :: tempête de neige {f}
snowsuit {n} (winter outerwear) :: combinaison de ski {f}
snow-white {adj} (as white as snow) :: blanc immaculé {m}
Snow White {prop} /snoʊ hwaɪt/ (character from Snow White (Schneewittchen)) :: Blanche-Neige {f}
Snow White {prop} (character from Snow-White and Rose-Red (Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot)) :: Blanche-Neige {f}
snowy {adj} (white as snow) SEE: white as snow ::
snowy {adj} (snow-covered) SEE: snow-covered ::
snowy owl {n} (large white owl) :: harfang {m}, harfang des neiges
snub {n} (deliberate affront or slight) :: camouflet {m}
snub {v} (to slight, ignore, behave coldly toward) :: snober
snub {v} (to turn down, dismiss) :: snober
snuff {n} /snʌf/ (fine-ground tobacco) :: tabac à priser {m}, snuff {m}
snuff {v} (extinguish candle or oil-lamp) :: éteindre
snuffbox {n} (small box) :: tabatière {f}
snuffer {n} (candle snuffer) SEE: candle snuffer ::
snug {adj} /snʌɡ/ (comfortable; cosy, cozy) :: confortable, douillet
snuggle {v} /ˈsnʌɡəl/ (to lie close to another person or thing, hugging or being cosy) :: se blottir (contre), se pelotonner, se lover
so {n} (sol) SEE: sol ::
so {conj} /soʊ/ (in order that) :: afin que [followed by the subjunctive], pour que [followed by the subjunctive]
so {conj} (with the result that) :: alors, donc
so {adv} (very) :: tellement, vraiment, si
so {adv} (to a particular extent) :: aussi
so {adv} (in a particular manner) :: ainsi, comme ça
so {adv} (slang: very much) :: tellement
so {adj} (in that state) :: le
so {interj} (interjection used to introduce a new topic) :: alors, du coup
soak {v} /soʊk/ (to be saturated with liquid by being immersed in it) :: tremper
soak {v} (to immerse in liquid to the point of saturation or thorough permeation) :: faire tremper, immerger
soak {v} (to allow (especially a liquid) to be absorbed) :: éponger
soaked {adj} /səʊkt/ (drenched) :: trempé, [Quebec] trempe
so-and-so {n} (placeholder name) :: (person) Untel, Machin, Trucmuche, Tartempion ; (thing) chose, machin
so-and-so {n} (anything generic) :: ci et ça
soap {n} (soap opera) SEE: soap opera ::
soap {n} /soʊp/ (substance) :: savon {m}
soap {v} (apply soap in washing) :: savonner, [reflexive] se savonner
soapberry {n} (woody plant) :: savonnier {m}
soapbox {n} /ˈsəʊpbɒks/ (platform for presenting one's viewpoints) :: tribune, estrade
soapbox {n} (soapbox car) SEE: soapbox car ::
soapbox car {n} (vehicle) :: caisse à savon {f}, boîte à savon {f}
soap bubble {n} (sphere of soap water) :: bulle de savon
soap dish {n} (a container for soap) :: porte-savon {m}
soap opera {n} (television serial) :: feuilleton {m}, soap opera {m}, soap {m}, téléroman {m} [Quebec]
soapstone {n} (soft rock) :: stéatite {f}
soapwort {n} (herb) :: saponaire
soar {v} /sɔɹ/ (to fly aloft with little effort) :: planer
soar {v} (to mount upward on wings) :: monter, s'élever
soar {v} (to fly by means of a glider) :: planer
soar {v} (to rise rapidly or high) :: grimper en flèche, monter en flèche, s'élancer, s'envoler
soar {n} (act of soaring) :: essor {m}
soar {n} (upward flight) :: envol {m}
sob {n} /sɑb/ (a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath) :: sanglot {m}
sob {v} (weep with convulsive gasps) :: sangloter
sob {v} (say (something) while sobbing) :: dire en sanglotant
soba {n} (Japanese buckwheat noodle) :: soba {m}
sobbing {n} (action of the verb "to sob") :: sanglotement {m}
sobbing {adj} (that or who sobs) :: sanglotant {m}, sanglotante {f}
so be it {phrase} (indication of acceptance) :: soit, ainsi soit-il, qu'il en soit ainsi
sober {adj} /ˈsəʊ.bə(ɹ)/ (not drunk) :: sobre
sober {adj} (not given to excessive drinking of alcohol) :: sobre
sober {adj} (moderate) :: sobre
sober {adj} (dull) :: sobre
sober {v} (overcome intoxication) :: cuver
sober up {v} (to become sober) :: se dégriser, se désenivrer
sobornost {n} (a unity of people in loving fellowship) :: sobornost {f}
sobriety {n} (quality or state of being sober) :: sobriété {f}
sobriquet {n} /ˈsoʊ.bɹɪ.keɪ/ (familiar name for a person) :: sobriquet {m}, surnom familier {m}
so-called {adj} /ˈsoʊˌkɔld/ (so named, but wrongly so) :: soi-disant
so-called {adj} (so named) :: dénommé {m}
soccer {n} /ˈsɑk.ɚ/ (game) :: football {m} (Europe), soccer {m} (Canada)
soccer field {n} (a playing field on which the game of soccer is played) :: terrain de football {m}
soccer player {n} (one who plays soccer) :: footballeur {m}, footballeuse {f}
Sochi {prop} /ˈsɒtʃi/ (city in Russia) :: Sotchi {m}
sociability {n} (the skill, tendency or property of being sociable or social) :: sociabilité {f}
sociable {adj} (tending to socialize or be social; friendly; inviting; congenial) :: sociable
social {adj} /ˈsoʊ.ʃəl/ (relating to society) :: social
social anxiety {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder ::
social anxiety disorder {n} (the most common anxiety disorder) :: anxiété sociale {f}, phobie sociale {f}
social class {n} (class of people) :: classe sociale {f}
social climber {n} (one who tries to improve his or her social position) :: arriviste {m} {f}, grimpeur
social contract {n} (agreement or contract) :: contrat social {m}
social credit {n} (political and economic philosophy) :: crédit social
social Darwinism {n} (theory) :: darwinisme social {m}
social housing {n} (affordable housing provided by public authorities or non-profit organizations) :: logement social {m}
socialism {n} /ˈsoʊʃəlɪzəm/ (political philosophy of social and economic equality) :: socialisme {m}
socialism {n} (group of socialist political philosophies) :: socialisme {m}
socialism {n} (intermediate phase of social development) :: socialisme {m}
socialist {adj} /ˈsoʊˌʃəlɪst/ (of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism) :: socialiste
socialist {n} (one who practices or advocates socialism) :: socialiste {m} {f}
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia {prop} (Yugoslav state that existed from 1943 until 1992) :: République fédérative socialiste de Yougoslavie {f}
Socialist Republic of Vietnam {prop} (official name of Vietnam) :: République socialiste du Viêt Nam {f}
socialite {n} /ˈsoʊʃəˌlaɪt/ (person of prominence and influence) :: socialite {m} {f}
socialization {n} (sociology: the process of learning one’s culture) :: socialisation {f}
socialize {v} (to interact with others) :: fréquenter des gens, voir des gens
socialize {v} (to instruct, usually subconsciously, in the etiquette of a society) :: développer l'aspect social, socialiser
social justice {n} (fairness in society) :: justice sociale {f}
socially {adv} (in social contexts) :: socialement
social network {n} (a network of personal or business contacts on the Internet) :: réseau social {m}
social phobia {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder ::
social science {n} (branch of science) :: science sociale
social security {n} (system) :: sécurité sociale {f}
social security {n} (benefits) :: sécurité sociale {f}
social security number {n} (corresponding number in other countries) :: numéro de sécurité sociale {m}
social skills {n} (personal skills of social communication and interaction) :: relationnel {m}
social studies {n} (study of various subjects) :: éducation civique {f}, juridique et sociale {f}
social work {n} (any of several professions concerned with providing social services) :: travail social {m}
social worker {n} (person whose profession is social work) :: travailleur social {m}, travailleuse sociale {f}
societal {adj} /səˈsaɪətl/ (societal) :: sociétal
societism {n} (social philosophy that promotes the well being of the group without sacrificing the significance of the individual) :: sociétisme {m}
society {n} /səˈsaɪ.ə.ti/ (group of people sharing culture) :: société {f}
Socinian {n} /soʊˈsɪn.iː.ən/ (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination) :: un socinien {m}, une socinienne {f}
Socinian {adj} (pertaining to the Socinians) :: socinien {m}
sociocracy {n} /ˌsoʊsiˈɒkɹəsi/ (form of government) :: sociocratie {f}
sociodicy {n} (justification of the nature of a particular society) :: sociodicée {f}
socioeconomic {adj} (of or pertaining to social and economic factors) SEE: socio-economic ::
socio-economic {adj} (pertaining to a combination of social and economic factors) :: socio-économique
sociogram {n} (graphic representation of the structure of interpersonal relations in a group situation) :: sociogramme {m}
sociography {n} (the branch of sociology that concentrates on the descriptive analysis of social phenomena) :: sociographie {f}
sociolect {n} /ˈsəʊ.ʃɪ.ə(ʊ).lɛkt/ (variant of language used by a social group) :: sociolecte {m}
sociolinguistics {n} /ˌsoʊsi.oʊlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/ (the study of social and cultural effects on language) :: sociolinguistique {f}
sociological {adj} (of or pertaining to sociology) :: sociologique
sociologically {adv} (sociologically) :: sociologiquement
sociologist {n} (scientist studying the field of sociology) :: sociologue
sociology {n} /ˌsəʊʃiːˈɒlədʒiː/ (study of society, human social interactions, etc.) :: sociologie {f}
sociometry {n} (study of social interactions) :: sociométrie {f}
sociopath {n} /ˈsoʊ.si.əˌpæθ/ (person with antisocial personality disorder) :: sociopathe {m} {f}
sock {n} /sɑk/ (covering for the foot) :: chaussette {f}, bas {m} [Canadian French]
sock {n} (Greco-Roman shoe) :: socque {m}
sock {n} (sock puppet) SEE: sock puppet ::
socket {n} /ˈsɒkɪt/ (mechanical opening) :: prise, douille
socket {n} (hollow in a bone) :: orbite {m} (for the eye), cavité {f}, capsule {f}
socket {n} (computing interprocess communication channel) :: socket {f}
socket wrench {n} (A type of wrench) :: clé à douille {f}
sock puppet {n} (simple puppet made from a sock) :: poupée de chiffon {f}, marionnette {f}
sock puppet {n} (second account created by a user in an online community) :: faux-nez {m}, marionnette {f}
socle {n} /ˈsoʊkəl/ (a plinth or pedestal) :: socle {m}
Socrates {prop} (Greek philosopher) :: Socrate {m}
Socratic {adj} (characteristic of the philosopher Socrates) :: socratique
Socratic method {prop} :: maïeutique {f}
socred {n} (social credit political philosophy) :: créditiste
socred {n} (person who subscribes to the social credit political philosophy) :: créditiste
Socred {n} (member of the Social Credit Party) :: créditiste
Socreds {prop} (diminutive of Social Credit Party) :: Ralliement créditiste, créditiste
sod {n} (turf grown for establishment of lawn) :: gazon {m}
sod {v} (to cover with sod) :: gazonner
soda {n} /ˈsoʊdə/ (sodium carbonate) :: carbonate de soude {m}, soude {f}
soda {n} (carbonated water) :: eau pétillante {f}
soda {n} (sweet, carbonated drink) :: boisson gazeuse {f}, soda {m}, liqueur {f} [Canada]
sodality {n} /səʊˈdælɪti/ (fraternity) :: sodalité {f}
sod all {n} (nothing) :: que dalle
soda pop {n} (sweetened, carbonated beverage) :: soda {m}
soda siphon {n} (bottle of soda water) :: siphon {m}
soda water {n} (water with carbon dioxide) :: eau soude {f}, eau gazeuse {f}, eau pétillante {f}
sodden {adj} /ˈsɒ.dən/ (soaked) :: trempé
sodium {n} /ˈsoʊdi.əm/ (reactive metal) :: sodium {m}
sodium acetate trihydrate {n} :: acétate de sodium trihydrate
sodium benzoate {n} (the sodium salt of benzoic acid) :: benzoate de sodium {m}
sodium bicarbonate {n} (salt of sodium hydroxide and carbonic acid) :: bicarbonate de soude {m}
sodium bicarbona