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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} (seventh-day Sabbatarian, Sabbath-keeper, Saturday-keeper)  :: sabbataire {m} {f}, sabbatiste {m} {f}
Sabbatarianism {n} /sabəˈtɛːɹɪənɪzm̩/ (Sabbath observance, Sabbathkeeping)  :: sabbatisme {m}
Sabbath {prop} (Muslim Friday)  :: vendredi {m}
Sabbath {prop} /ˈsæbəθ/ (Biblical seventh day)  :: sabbat {m}, shabbat {m}, chabbat {m}
Sabbath {prop} (Sunday)  :: dimanche {m}
Sabbath {prop} (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, as the Sabbath)  :: sabbatiser, sanctifier le sabbat, observer le sabbat, célébrer le sabbat
sabella {n} (seaworm of genus Sabella)  :: sabelle {f}
saber {n} /ˈseɪ.bɚ/ (sabre) SEE: sabre  ::
saber-toothed tiger {n} (sabre-toothed tiger) SEE: sabre-toothed tiger  ::
sable {adj} (of black colour on a coat of arms)  :: sable
sable {n} (heraldic colour)  :: sable
sable {n} /ˈseɪbəl/ (animal)  :: zibeline {f}, martre {f}
sabot {n} /ˈsæboʊ/ (a wooden shoe worn in various European countries)  :: sabot {m}
sabotage {n} (deliberate action of subversion, obstruction, disruption, destruction)  :: sabotage {m}
sabotage {v} (deliberate destruction to prevent success)  :: saboter
saboteur {n} (a person who intentionally causes the destruction of property)  :: saboteur {m}
sabotiere {n}  :: sorbetière {f}
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)  :: chat à dents de sabre {m}
saccade {n} (act of checking a horse with a single pull of the reins)  :: saccade {f}
saccade {n} (rapid jerky movement of the eye)  :: saccade {f}
saccade {n} /səˈkɑːd/ (sudden jerk)  :: 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  ::
sachet {n} (cheesecloth bag of herbs and/or spices)  :: sachet {m}
sachet {n} (small, sealed packet)  :: sachet {m}
sack {n} (booty obtained by pillage)  :: butin {m}
sack {n} (colloquial: bed)  :: lit {m}, pieu {m}
sack {n} (informal: dismissal from employment)  :: paquet {m}
sack {n} /sæk/ (bag for commodities or items)  :: sac {m}
sack {n} (the plunder and pillaging of a city)  :: sac {m}
sack {v} (colloquial: to go to sleep)  :: coucher
sack {v} (informal: to remove from a job or position)  :: virer
sack {v} (to plunder)  :: saccager
sackbut {n} (brass instrument)  :: sacqueboute {f}, sacquebute {f}, saquebute {f}
sackcloth {n} (cloth)  :: toile à sac {f}
sacral {adj} ((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} /ˈseɪkrɪd/ (made holy)  :: sacré, saint
sacred baboon {n} (Papio hamadryas) SEE: hamadryas  ::
sacred cow {n} (something which cannot be tampered with)  :: monstre sacré
sacredize {v} (to make sacred) SEE: sacralize  ::
sacred way {n} (spirit way) SEE: spirit way  ::
sacrifice {n} (something sacrificed)  :: sacrifice {m}
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
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} (sacred)  :: sacro-saint, sacrosaint
sacrosanct {adj}  :: sacrosaint {m}, sacro-saint {m}
sacrosanct {adj} /ˈsæk.ɹoʊˌsæŋkt/ (beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable)  :: sacro-saint {m}, sacrosaint {m}
sacrum {n} (bone at the base of the spine)  :: sacrum {m}
sad {adj} (causing sorrow, lamentable)  :: triste
sad {adj} (dialect: soggy) SEE: soggy  ::
sad {adj} /sæd/ (feeling sorrow)  :: triste
Saïda {prop} (port city in Lebanon) SEE: Sidon  ::
sadden {v} /ˈsædən/ (make sad or unhappy)  :: attrister
saddle {n} (harness saddle on an animal)  :: sellette {f}
saddle {n} /ˈsædl̩/ (seat on an animal)  :: selle {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} (skilled trade)  :: sellier {m}, bourrelier
sadism {n} (deliberate cruelty)  :: sadisme {m}
sadism {n} /seɪdɪzəm/ (enjoyment of inflicting pain)  :: sadisme {m}
sadism {n} (sexual gratification)  :: sadisme {m}
sadist {n} /ˈseɪdɪst/ (one who derives pleasure through cruelty or pain to others)  :: sadique {m} {f}, sadiste {m} {f}
sadistic {adj} (of behaviour)  :: sadique
sadistic {adj} /səˈdɪstɪk/ (of a person)  :: sadique
sadly {adv} /ˈsadli/ (in a sad manner)  :: malheureusement {f-p}
sadly {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately  ::
sadness {n} (state/emotion)  :: tristesse {f}
sadomasochism {n} (practices of sadism and masochism collectively)  :: sadomasochisme {m}
sad to say {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately  ::
safari {n} /səˈfɑː(ɹ).i/ (a trip into any undeveloped area)  :: safari {m}
safe {adj} (baseball: in the base)  :: sauf {m}
safe {adj} (free from risk)  :: sans danger, sûr
safe {adj} (properly secured)  :: en sécurité, à l'abri, en lieu sûr
safe {adj} (providing protection from danger)  :: sûr
safe {adj} /seɪf/ (not in danger)  :: en sécurité, [no longer in danger] sauf
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
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 belt {n} (seat belt) SEE: seat belt  ::
safety pin {n} (pin, in the form of a clasp)  :: épingle de sûreté {f}
safety valve {n} (a relief valve set to open at a pressure below that at which a container would burst)  :: soupape de sécurité
saffron {n} (colour)  :: safran {m}
saffron {n} (plant)  :: safran {m}
saffron {n} (spice)  :: safran {m}
sag {v} /sæɡ/ (sink)  :: flamber
sagapenum {n} (bitter gum)  :: sagapénum {m}
sage {adj} (wise)  :: sage
sage {n} (plant)  :: sauge {f}
sage {n} (wise person)  :: sage {m}
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 {n} (Someone with a Sagittarius star sign)  :: Sagittaire
Sagittarius {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Sagittaire
Sagittarius {prop} /sædʒɪˈtɛrɪəs/ (constellation)  :: Sagittaire {m}
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} /səˈhɛərə/ (desert)  :: Sahara {m}
Saharan {adj} (related to the Sahara desert)  :: saharien {m}
Sahrawi {n} /səˈrɑːwi/ (a person from Western Sahara)  :: Sahraoui {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}
Saigon {prop} (Ho Chi Minh City) SEE: Ho Chi Minh City  ::
sail {n} (a tower-like structure found on the topside of a submarine)  :: massif {m}
sail {n} (a trip in a boat)  :: balade en mer {f}, balade en voilier {f}
sail {n} (floating organ of siphonophores)  :: flotteur {m}, pneumatophore {m}
sail {n} (power harnessed by sails)  :: voile {f}
sail {n} (sailfish) SEE: sailfish  ::
sail {n} /seɪl/ (a piece of fabric attached to a boat)  :: voile {f}
sail {n} (the blade of a windmill)  :: aile {f}
sail {v} (to move briskly and gracefully through the air)  :: voler
sail {v} (to ride in a boat, especially sailboat)  :: [intransitive] voguer, [transitive] gouverner, faire du bateau, faire de la voile, naviguer
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}
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} ((figuratively) a person with positive qualities)  :: saint {m}, sainte {f}
saint {n} /seɪnt/ (person proclaimed as saint)  :: 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 Bernard {n} /ˈseɪnt bərˈnɑrd/ (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} (island, United Kingdom overseas territory in the Atlantic Ocean)  :: Sainte-Hélène {f}
Saint Helier {prop} (capital of Jersey)  :: Saint-Hélier
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 [used without the definite article]
Saint-Malo {prop} (city in Brittany)  :: Saint-Malo {m}
Saint Nicholas {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
saintpaulia {n} (African violet) SEE: African violet  ::
Saint Petersburg {prop} (city)  :: 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 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} (island in Russia)  :: Sakhaline {m}
Sakmarian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period)  :: Sakmarien
sakura {n} (cherry blossom) SEE: cherry blossom  ::
sakura {n} (cherry) SEE: cherry  ::
sakura {n} (cherry tree) SEE: cherry tree  ::
salaam {interj} (a Muslim greeting)  :: salam
salaam alaikum {interj} (Muslim greeting)  :: as-salam alaykum
salacious {adj} /səˈleɪʃəs/  :: salace
salacity {n} (the state or quality of being salacious)  :: salacité {f}
salad {n} /ˈsæləd/ (a food made primarily of a mixture of raw ingredients, typically vegetables)  :: salade {f}
salad bar {n} (buffet for salad and cold food)  :: saladerie {f}
salad bowl {n} (bowl for salad)  :: saladier {m}
Salafism {n} (a Sunni Islamic movement)  :: salafisme {m}
Salamanca {prop} (city)  :: Salamanque {f}
Salamanca {prop} (province)  :: Salamanque {f}
salamander {n} /ˈsæləˌmændɚ/ (amphibian)  :: salamandre {f}
salami {n} (sausage)  :: salami {m}
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}
salary {n} /ˈsæləɹi/ (fixed amount of money paid on monthly or annual basis)  :: salaire {m}
sale {n} (act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder)  :: vente {f}
sale {n} (sale of goods at reduced prices)  :: soldes, liquidation
sale {n} /seɪl/ (exchange of goods or services for currency or credit)  :: vente {f}
saleable {adj} /seɪləbl/ (suitable for sale)  :: vendable
Salekhard {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Salekhard {m}
Salerno {prop} (province)  :: Salerne
Salerno {prop} (town)  :: Salerne
salesforce {n} (team of salespeople)  :: force de vente {f}
salesman {n} (man whose job it is to sell things)  :: vendeur {m}
salesperson {n} (salesman or saleswoman)  :: vendeur {m}, vendeuse {f}
saleswoman {n} (woman whose occupation is to sell things)  :: vendeuse {f}
salicylic acid {n} (salicylic acid)  :: acide salicylique {m}
salience {n} (highlight; perceptual prominence, or likelihood of being noticed)  :: saillance {f}
salience {n} (relative importance based on context)  :: saillance {f}
salience {n} /ˈseɪlˌɪiɛns/ (condition of being salient)  :: saillance {f}, [psychologie sociale] prégnance {f}
salient {adj} (prominent)  :: saillant
salient {adj} /ˈseɪ.liənt/ (worthy of note)  :: pertinent
salient {n} (part of a fortification)  :: saillant, saillie
saline {adj} /ˈseɪliːn/ (salty)  :: salin
saline {n} (solution)  :: saline {f}
salineness {n} (salineness) SEE: salinity  ::
saline solution {n} (solution)  :: solution physiologique {f}, sérum physiologique {m}
salinize {v} /ˈsælɪnaɪz/ (become or render salty or saltier)  :: saliniser
saliva {n} /səˈlaɪvə/ (liquid secreted into the mouth)  :: salive
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} /ˈsæləʊ/ (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} (colour)  :: saumon
salmon {n} /ˈsɑmən/ (fish)  :: saumon {m}
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  ::
salon {n} (beauty salon)  :: salon de coiffure {m}, salon de beauté {m}, institut de beauté
salon {n}  :: salle {f}
salon {n} /səˈlɒn/ (large room)  :: salon {m}
saloon {n} (sedan) SEE: sedan  ::
saloon {n} /səˈlun/ (tavern)  :: saloon
salpinx {n} (Fallopian tube) SEE: Fallopian tube  ::
salsa {n} (dance)  :: salsa {f}
salsa {n} /ˈsɑl.sə/ (spicy tomato sauce)  :: sauce salsa {f}
salsa {n} (style of music)  :: salsa {f}
salt {adj} (saline)  :: salin
salt {adj} (salty)  :: salé
salt {n} (compound of an acid and a base)  :: sel {m}
salt {n} (sailor)  :: loup de mer {m}
salt {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh  ::
salt {n} /sɔlt/ (sodium chloride)  :: sel {m}
salt {v} (to add salt to)  :: saler
salt {v} (to include colorful language)  :: épicer
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}
salting {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh  ::
saltire {n} /ˈsæl.taɪə/ (Saint Andrew's cross) SEE: Saint Andrew's cross  ::
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)  :: salpêtre {m}, salpêtre du Chili {m}, nitre
salt shaker {n} (a small container designed to hold salt and facilitate sprinkling)  :: salière {f}
salt water {n} (any water containing dissolved salt)  :: eau salée {f}
salt water {n} (brine) SEE: brine  ::
salty {adj} /ˈsɒl.ti/ (tasting of salt)  :: salé
salty dog {n} (seadog) SEE: seadog  ::
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}  :: bienfaisant, salutaire
salutary {adj} /ˈsaljʊtəɹi/ (promoting good health and physical well-being)  :: salutaire
salute {v}  :: saluer, faire un salut
Salvadoran {adj} (of or pertaining to El Salvador)  :: salvadorien
Salvadoran {n} (a person from El Salvador)  :: Salvadorien
Salvadorian {adj} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran  ::
Salvadorian {n} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran  ::
salvage {n} (damaged)  :: épave {f}, épaves {f-p}
salvage {n} /ˈsælvɪdʒ/ (the rescue of a ship, its crew or its cargo from a hazardous situation)  :: sauvetage {m}, sauvetages {m-p}
salvage {n} (the compensation paid to the rescuers)  :: récompense {f}, récompenses {f-p}
salvage {n} (the ship, crew or cargo so rescued)  :: rescapé {m}, rescapée {f}, rescapés {m-p}, rescapées {f-p}
salvage {v} (To put to use)  :: recycler
salvage {v} (To rescue)  :: sauver
salvation {n} /sælˈveɪʃən/ (the process of being saved (religion))  :: salut {m}
salvationist {adj} (relating to the doctrine of salvation)  :: salutiste
salvationist {n} (person who adheres to the doctrine of salvation)  :: salutiste {m} {f}
Salvationist {adj} (relating to the activities or doctrines of the Salvation Army)  :: salutiste
Salvationist {n} (member of the Salvation Army)  :: salutiste {m} {f}
salve {n} /sælv/ (ointment, cream or balm)  :: onguent {m}, pommade {f}
salvo {n} /ˈsælvoʊ/ (concentrated fire from pieces of artillery)  :: salve {m}
Salzburg {prop} (capital)  :: Salzbourg {m}
Salzburg {prop} (state)  :: 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 {adj} (of or relating to Samaria or the Samaritans)  :: samaritain {m}, samaritaine {f}
Samaritan {n} /səˈmaɹɪt(ə)n/ (a native or inhabitant of Samaria)  :: Samaritain {m}, Samaritaine {f}
samarium {n} (chemical element)  :: samarium {m}
Samarkand {prop} (city in Uzbekistan)  :: Samarcande {f}
samba {n} (Brazilian ballroom dance)  :: samba {f}
Sambo {prop} (martial art)  :: sambo {m}
same {adj} /seɪm/ (not different as regards self; identical)  :: même {m}
same {adj} (similar, alike)  :: même {m}
same {pron} (something similar, something of the identical type)  :: même {m}
same {pron} (the identical thing)  :: même {m}
same old story {n} (the repetition of an annoying occurrence)  :: métro, boulot, dodo
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, idem
Sami {prop} (any of the languages of the Sami)  :: same
samisen {n} /ˈsæmɪsɛn/ (shamisen) SEE: shamisen  ::
samizdat {n} (a samizdat publication)  :: samizdat {m}
samizdat {n} (underground publishing)  :: samizdat {m}
samlaw {n} (pedicab) SEE: pedicab  ::
Samoa {prop} /səˈmoʊ.ə/ (Independent State of Samoa)  :: Samoa
Samoan {adj} (of or pertaining to Samoa)  :: samoan
Samoan {n} (person)  :: Samoan, Samoen {m} [less frequent], Samoën {m} [rare], Samoïen {m} [rare, obsolete]
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} (a prefecture in the eastern part of the Aegean)  :: Samos
Samos {prop} /ˈseɪ.mɒs/ (an island belonging to the Sporades and a city)  :: Samos
samosa {n} (Indian snack)  :: samoussa {m}
Samosata {prop} /səˈmɑːsətə/ (city in Commagene)  :: Samosate
Samothracian {n} /sæmoʊˈθreɪʃən/ (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} (golden samphire)  :: inule fausse criste {f}, inule perce-pierre {f}
samphire {n} (rock samphire)  :: criste marine {f}
samphire {n} /sæm.ˈfaɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (marsh samphire)  :: salicorne {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}
Samson {prop} (Israelite judge)  :: Samson
Samuel {prop} (biblical person)  :: Samuel
Samuel {prop} (male given name)  :: Samuel
samurai {n} /ˈsæm(j)əˌɹaɪ/ (feudal Japanese warrior)  :: samouraï {m}
-san {suffix} (Japanese honorific ending)  :: -san
Sana'a {prop} (capital of Yemen)  :: Sanaa
sanatorium {n} (an 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}
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} (penalty, coercive measure)  :: sanction {f}
sanction {n} /ˈsæŋkʃən/ (approval, by an authority, that makes something valid)  :: approbation {f}, validation {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
sanctuary {n} (area set aside for protection)  :: réserve {f}
sanctuary {n} (consecrated area)  :: sanctuaire {m}
sanctuary {n} (place of safety or protection)  :: refuge {m}
sanctuary {n} (state of being protected)  :: asile {m}
sand {adj} (colour)  :: sable
sand {n} (beach)  :: plage {f}
sand {n} (colour)  :: ton sable {m}, teinte sable {f},
sand {n} (courage)  :: cran {m}
sand {n} /sænd/ (finely ground rock)  :: sable {m}
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}  :: santal {m}
sandalwood {n} (the aromatic heartwood of the trees of the genus Santalum)  :: santal {m}
sandbag {n} (a bag filled with sand)  :: sac de sable {m}
sandbank {n} (ridge of sand)  :: banc de sable
sandbathe {v} (to take a sand bath) SEE: dustbathe  ::
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 genus Ammodytes)  :: anguille de sable {f}, lançon {m}, équille {f}
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} (a phonological process)  :: sandhi {m}
sandhill crane {n} (a species of crane)  :: grue canadienne {f}
sandhopper {n} (sand flea) SEE: sand flea  ::
Sandinista {n} (member of the Sandinista National Liberation Fron)  :: sandiniste {m} {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} (open sandwich) SEE: open sandwich  ::
sandwich {n} /ˈsæn(d)wɪtʃ/ (snack consisting of two slices of bread)  :: sandwich {m}
Sandwich tern {n} (species of tern, Thalasseus sandvicensis)  :: sterne caugek {f}
sane {adj} (Mentally sound; possessing a rational mind)  :: sain d'esprit {m}
sane {adj} /seɪn/ (mentally healthy)  :: sain
Saône {prop} /soʊn/ (French river)  :: Saône {f}
San Franciscan {adj} (of or relating to San Francisco)  :: san-franciscain {m}
San Francisco {prop} /ˌsæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/ (San Francisco, California city)  :: San Francisco {m}
sang-froid {n} /sɑŋˈfrwɑd/ (composure, level-headedness, coolness in trying circumstances)  :: sang-froid {m}
sangfroid {n} /sɑŋˈfɹwɑd/ (composure, self-possession or imperturbability)  :: sang-froid {m}
sanguinary {adj} /ˈsæŋɡwɪneri/ (consisting of or similar to blood)  :: sanguin {m}
sanguine {n} (red crayon)  :: sanguine {f}
sanguine {n} /ˈsæŋ.ɡwɪn/ (bloodstone)  :: 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} (A city in California, USA) SEE: San Jose  ::
San José {prop} (the capital of Costa Rica)  :: San José {m}
San Jose {prop} /ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/ (a city in California, USA)  :: San José
San Marino {prop} (capital city)  :: Saint-Marin {m}
San Marino {prop} /ˌsæn məˈɹi.noʊ/ (Republic of San Marino)  :: Saint-Marin {m}
sans {prep} /sænz/ (without)  :: sans, hormis, à l'exclusion de
sans-culotte {n} /sanzkjuːˈlɒt/ (sans-culotte)  :: sans-culotte {m}
sans-culottism {n} (sans-culottism)  :: sans-culottisme {m}
Sanskrit {prop} /ˈsænskɹɪt/ (language)  :: sanskrit {m}
Santa {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
Santa Claus {prop} /ˈsæn.təˌklɑz/ (fictional figure)  :: saint Nicolas {m} (6 December), père Noël {m} (Christmas)
Santa Fe {prop} (capital city of New Mexico)  :: Sainte Foi, Sainte Foy
Santiago de Chile {prop} (Santiago) SEE: Santiago  ::
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} (Greek island)  :: Santorin {f}
sap {n} (leather-covered hand weapon)  :: matraque {f}
sap {n} (narrow ditch or trench)  :: sape {f}
sap {n} /sæp/ (juice of plant)  :: sève {f}
sap {n} (slang: saphead)  :: naïf, nigaud
sap {v} (undermine)  :: saper, miner
saphead {n} /ˈsæphɛd/ (a simpleton, a stupid person)  :: idiot {m}, imbécile {m}
saphenous {adj} (relating to, or situated near, the saphenous vein)  :: saphène
sapling {n} (young tree)  :: arbuste {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 {adj} (colour)  :: saphir {m} {f}
sapphire {n} /ˈsæf.aɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (gem)  :: saphir {m}
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
sapwood {n} /ˈsapwʊd/ (wood just under the bark)  :: aubier {m}
Sara {prop} /ˈsæɹə/ (female given name) SEE: Sarah  ::
Saracen {n} (Arab or any Muslim, especially one involved in the Crusades)  :: Sarrazin {m}, Sarrasin {m}
Saracen {n} /ˈseɹʌˌsən/ (member of a nomadic people from the Sinai near the Roman province of Arabia in the early centuries CE)  :: Sarrazin {m}, Sarrasin {m}
sarafan {n} (a traditional long, trapeze-shaped Russian pinafore worn by women and girls.)  :: sarafane {m}
Sarah {prop} /ˈsærə/ (given name from Hebrew)  :: [personal name] Sarah {f}, [Biblical matriarch] Sara {f}
Sarajevo {prop} /ˌsɑrəˈjeɪvəʊ/ (city)  :: Sarajevo
Saratov {prop} (city)  :: Saratov {m}
sarcasm {n} /ˈsɑːkæzəm/ (derision, facetiousness)  :: sarcasme
sarcoma {n} (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)  :: sarcopenie {f}
sarcophagus {n} (coffin)  :: sarcophage
Sardanapalus {prop} (King of Assyria)  :: Sardanapale
sardine {n} (fish)  :: sardine {f}
Sardinia {prop} (island of Italy)  :: Sardaigne {f}
Sardinian {adj} (relating to Sardinia)  :: sarde
Sardinian {n} (person from Sardinia)  :: Sarde {m} {f}, [less frequent] Sardaignois {m}, Sardaignoise {f}
Sardinian {prop} (language)  :: sarde {m}
sardonic {adj} (ironically humorous)  :: sardonique
sardonic {adj} /sɑɹˈdɑːnɪk/ (scornfully mocking)  :: 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
Sarmatism {n} /ˈsɑɹmətɪzəm/ (belief that the people of the Polish Commonwealth descended from the ancient Sarmatians)  :: m
sarong {n} /səˈɹɔːŋ/ (garment made of printed cloth wrapped about the waist)  :: sarong {m}, pagne {m}
sarsaparilla {n} /ˌsæspəˈrɪlə/ (vine of the genus Smilax)  :: salsepareille {f}
Sarthe {prop} (département)  :: Sarthe {f}
sartorial {adj} (anatomy: of sartorius)  :: concernant le muscle couturier
sartorial {adj} /sɑɹˈtɔɹ.i.əl/ (of or relating to tailoring or clothing)  :: vestimentaire
Sartrean {adj} (of Sartre or his works)  :: sartrien, sartrienne {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} (female given name)  :: Sacha {f}
Sasha {prop} (male given name)  :: Sacha {m}
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 {adj} (of or relating to Saskatchewan)  :: saskatchewanais, saskatchewannais
Saskatchewanian {n} (an inhabitant of Saskatchewan)  :: Saskatchewanais {m}, Saskatchewanaise {f}, Saskatchewannais {m}, Saskatchewannaise {f}
Saskatonian {adj} (of or relating to Saskatoon)  :: saskatonien
Saskatonian {n} (a native or inhabitant of Saskatoon)  :: Saskatonien {m}, Saskatonienne {f},
Saskatoon {prop} /ˌsæs.kə.ˈtun/ (the largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada)  :: Saskatoon {m}
sasquatch {n} /ˈsæskwɒtʃ/ (a hairy humanoid creature)  :: Sasquatch {m}
sass {v} /sæs/ (talk back)  :: contredire, protester
Sassari {prop} (town and province)  :: Sassari
sassy {adj} (impudent)  :: insolent
Satan {prop} /ˈseɪtən/ (the Devil)  :: Satan {m}
satanic {adj} /seɪˈtænɪk/ (relating to Satan)  :: satanique
satanical {adj} (satanic) SEE: satanic  ::
Satanism {n} (a religion founded by Anton Szandor LaVey)  :: satanisme {m}
Satanism {n} /ˈseɪtənɪzm/ (devil worship)  :: 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)  :: rassassié, 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}
satiate {v} (satisfy)  :: rassasier
satiety {n} /səˈtaɪ.ə.ti/ (state of being perfectly satiated)  :: satiété {f}
satin {adj} (smooth and shiny)  :: satiné
satin {n} (cloth with a glossy surface and a dull back)  :: satin {m}
satire {n} (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} (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
satrap {n} /ˈseɪtræp/ (governor of a Persian province)  :: satrape {m}
saturated {adj} (full; unable to hold or contain any more)  :: saturé
saturation {n} (chemistry: state of a saturated solution)  :: saturation {f}
saturation {n} (the act of saturating or the process of being saturated)  :: saturation {f}
Saturday {n} /ˈsætɚdi/ (day of the week)  :: samedi {m}
Saturn {prop} (planet)  :: Saturne
Saturn {prop} /ˈsæ.tɝn/ (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} /sæt.ə(ɹ)/ (Greek mythology)  :: satyre {m}
satyriasis {n} (uncontrollable sexual desire)  :: satyriasis, satyrisme {m}
sauce {n} /sɔs]/ (liquid condiment)  :: sauce {f}
saucepan {n} (deep cooking vessel)  :: casserole {f}
saucer {n} /ˈsɔ.səɹ/ (small dish)  :: soucoupe {f}, sous-tasse {f}
saucy {adj} /ˈsɔː.sɪ/ (impertinent or disrespectful)  :: effronté, impertinent
Saudi {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia)  :: saoudien, [rare] saoudi {m}, saoudite {f}
Saudi {n} (person from Saudi Arabia)  :: Saoudien {m}, Saoudienne {f}
Saudi Arabia {prop} (country in the Middle East)  :: Arabie Saoudite {f}
Saudi Arabian {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia)  :: saoudien
Saudi Arabian {n} (person from Saudi Arabia)  :: Saoudien
sauerkraut {n} (a dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage)  :: choucroute {f}
Saul {prop} (original name of Paul)  :: Saul
Saul {prop} /sɔːl/ (first king of Israel)  :: Saül
sauna {n} /ˈsɔː.nə/ (sauna room or house)  :: sauna {f}
sauna {v} (to use a sauna)  :: sauna {m}
saunter {n} (a leisurely walk or stroll)  :: flâner
saunter {v} /ˈsɔntɚ/ (stroll or walk at a leisurely pace)  :: flâner
sausage {n} (small, uncooked)  :: saucisson {m}
sausage {n} /ˈsɔsɪd͡ʒ/ (for slicing)  :: saucisse {f}
sauté {v} /soʊˈteɪ/ (to cook food)  :: sauter
Sava {prop} (river)  :: Save {f}
savable {adj} (Capable of being saved)  :: sauvable
savage {adj} (Fierce and ferocious)  :: féroce
savage {adj} /ˈsævɪdʒ/ (Barbaric, not civilized)  :: barbare
savagery {n} /ˈsævɪd͡ʒəɹɪ/ (Being savage)  :: sauvagerie {f}
savanna {n} (tropical grassland with scattered trees)  :: savane {f}
savannah {n} /səˈvænə/ (savanna) SEE: savanna  ::
save {prep} (except, with the exception of)  :: sauf, hormis
save {v} (accumulate money)  :: épargner
save {v} (economize)  :: économiser
save {v} (redeem or protect someone from eternal damnation)  :: sauver
save {v} /seɪv/ (to help someone to survive)  :: sauver
save {v} (store for future use)  :: épargner
save {v} (to write a file to a disk)  :: sauvegarder
save face {v} (preserve reputation)  :: sauver la face
saveloy {n} (a seasoned pork sausage, normally purchased ready cooked)  :: cervelas {m}
saving {n} /ˈseɪvɪŋ/ (reduction in cost)  :: économie {f}
saving {n} (something that is saved)  :: économie
savings account {n} (a type of bank 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 rescues another from harm)  :: sauveur {m}
saviour sibling {n} (child with compatible tissue to treat a sick brother or sister)  :: bébé-médicament {m}, bébé médicament {m}
Savona {prop} (capital)  :: Savone
Savona {prop} (province)  :: Savone
savor {v} (to appreciate, enjoy or relish something)  :: savourer, déguster
savory {adj} (Salty or non-sweet)  :: salé {m}
savory {adj} /ˈseɪvəri/ (Tasty, attractive to the palate)  :: savoureux, délicieux
savory {n} (herb of genus Satureja)  :: sarriette {f}
savour {v} (savour) SEE: savor  ::
Savoy {n} (Savoy cabbage) SEE: Savoy cabbage  ::
Savoy {prop} (a historical region of western Europe)  :: Savoie {f}
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 {interj} ((informal) do you understand?)  :: pigé ?
saw {n} (musical saw) SEE: musical saw  ::
saw {n} (sawtooth wave) SEE: sawtooth  ::
saw {n} (saying or proverb)  :: proverbe {m}
saw {n} /sɔ/ (tool)  :: scie {f}
saw {v} (cut with a saw)  :: scier
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}
sawhorse {n} (a device used to temporarily raise and support pieces of material)  :: tréteau {m}, chevalet de sciage {m}
sawm {n} (fasting, abstention)  :: saoum {m}
sawmill {n} (machine, building or company)  :: scierie
sawtooth {n} (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}
saxifrage {n} (plant)  :: saxifrage {f}
saxion {n} (particle)  :: saxion {m}
Saxony {prop} /ˈsæksəni/ (state)  :: Saxe {f}
saxophone {n} /ˈsæksəfoʊn/ (a musical instrument of the woodwind family)  :: saxophone {m}
saxophonist {n} /ˌsækˈsɑ.fəˌnɪst/ (person who plays or practices with the saxophone)  :: saxophoniste {m} {f}
say {v} (imperative: let's say)  :: disons
say {v} /seɪ/ (to pronounce)  :: dire
say {v} (to communicate verbally or in writing)  :: dire
say {v} (to have a common expression)  :: il paraît, on dit
say {v} (to indicate in a written form)  :: indiquer, dire
say {v} (to recite)  :: dire, réciter
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}
say what {phrase}  :: de quoi
sb {abbr} (abbreviation of somebody in explanation)  :: qqn
SBM {initialism} (small to medium business)  :: PME
scab {n} (mange) SEE: mange  ::
scab {n} (scabies) SEE: scabies  ::
scab {n} /skæb/ (incrustation over a wound)  :: croûte
scab {n} (strikebreaker) SEE: strikebreaker  ::
scab {v} (to become covered by a scab or scabs)  :: s'encroûter
scabbard {n} /ˈskæbɚd/ (the sheath of a sword)  :: fourreau {m}
scabies {n} /ˈ (an infestation of parasitic mites, Sarcoptes scabiei)  :: gale {f}, mal de Sainte-Marie {m}
scaffold {n} (platform for executions)  :: échafaud {m}
scaffold {n} /ˈskæfl ̩d/ (structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building)  :: échafaudage {m}, 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} (assigning a magnitude)  :: échelle {f}
scale {n} (coloured chitin)  :: écaille {f}
scale {n} (device)  :: balance {f}
scale {n} (dish of a balance)  :: [d'une balance {f]} plateau {m}
scale {n} (flake of skin)  :: squame {f}
scale {n} (flaky material sloughed off heated metal)  :: barbure {f}
scale {n} (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals)  :: écaille {f}
scale {n} (limescale) SEE: limescale  ::
scale {n} (pine nut)  :: écaille {f}
scale {n} (ratio of distances)  :: échelle {f}
scale {n} (scale mail)  :: armure d'écailles {f}
scale {n} (series of notes)  :: échelle, gamme {f}
scale {n} (size or scope)  :: échelle {f}
scale {n} /skeɪl/ (ordered numerical sequence)  :: échelle {f}
scale {v} (remove the scales of)  :: écailler
scale {v} (to change size of)  :: [scale up] agrandir, [scale down] réduire
scale {v} (to climb)  :: escalader
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}  :: escalope
scallop {n} /ˈskæləp/ (mollusc)  :: coquille Saint-Jacques (traditionally used only for large species), pétoncle (used for small species)
scalloped {adj} (baked in a scallop shell)  :: cuit en coquille {m}
scalloped {adj} (having an edge marked with semicircles)  :: festonné {m}, découpé {m}, échancré {m}
scalp {n} (bed of shellfish) SEE: scaup  ::
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 anteater {n} (pangolin) SEE: pangolin  ::
scam {n} /skæm/ (fraudulent deal)  :: entourloupe {f}, arnaque {f}
scam {v} (to defraud or embezzle)  :: entourlouper, arnaquer
scamp {n} (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 {n} (result or output of a scanning process)  :: scan {m}
scan {v} (create a digital copy of an image using a scanner)  :: scanner, numériser, scannériser
scan {v} (form a poetic metre)  :: scander
scan {v} /skæn/ (examine sequentially)  :: scanner, fouiller
scandal {n} /ˈskændəl/ (incident that brings disgrace)  :: scandale {m}, esclandre {m}
scandalous {adj} (malicious, defamatory)  :: scandaleux
scandalous {adj} /ˈskændələs/ (wrong, immoral, causing a scandal)  :: scandaleux
Scandinavia {prop} (Scandinavian Peninsula) SEE: Scandinavian Peninsula  ::
Scandinavia {prop} /skændɪˈneɪviə/ (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden)  :: Scandinavie {f}
Scandinavian {adj} (of Scandinavia)  :: scandinave
Scandinavian {adj} (of the North Germanic family of languages)  :: scandinave
Scandinavian {n} /ˌskændɪˈneɪviən/ (someone from Scandinavia)  :: Scandinave {m} {f}
Scandinavian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in Northern Europe, see also: Scandinavia)  :: Scandinavie {f}, péninsule Scandinave
scandium {n} /ˈskændiəm/ (chemical element)  :: scandium {m}
Scania {prop} /ˈskæniə/ (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} (device which scans documents)  :: scanner {m}, numériseur {m}
scanner {n}  :: module de balayage {m}
scansion {v} (the act of analysing the meter of poetry)  :: scansion {f}
scant {adj} /skænt/ (very little)  :: insuffisant, rare, maigre
scanty {adj}  :: insuffisant
scanty {adj} (somewhat less than is needed in amplitude or extent)  :: maigre
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
scaphoid {n} (scaphoid bone) SEE: scaphoid bone  ::
scapula {n} (large flat bone) SEE: shoulder blade  ::
scapular {adj} (of or pertaining to the scapula)  :: scapulaire {m} {f}
scapular {n} (bandage)  :: scapulaire {m}
scapular {n} (devotional object)  :: scapulaire {m}
scapular {n} (feather)  :: scapulaire {m}
scapular {n} /ˈskapjʊlə/ (a short cloak with an embroidered image of a saint)  :: scapulaire {m}
scar {n} /skɑɹ]/ (a permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound)  :: cicatrice {f}, balafre {f}
scar {v} (to mark the skin permanently)  :: cicatriser
scarab {n} (symbol)  :: scarabée {m}
scarce {adj} /ˈskɛɚs/  :: rare
scarcely {adv} /ˈskɛɹsli/ (almost not)  :: à peine
scarcity {n} (an inadequate amount of something; a shortage)  :: pénurie {f}
scarcity {n} (the condition of something being scarce or deficient)  :: manque {m}, rareté {f}
scare {n} (minor fright)  :: peur {f}
scare {v} (to frighten)  :: effrayer
scarecrow {n} /ˈsker.kroʊ/ (an effigy made to scare the birds away)  :: épouvantail {m}
scarecrow {n} (tall, thin, awkward person)  :: épouvantail {m}
scared {adj} /skɛɹd/ (afraid, frightened)  :: effrayé
scared shitless {adj} (terrified) SEE: scared stiff  ::
scare quote {n} (quotation mark used to provoke reaction)  :: guillemet ironique {m}
scarf {n} (headscarf) SEE: headscarf  ::
scarf {n} /skɑː(ɹ)f/ (long garment worn around the neck)  :: écharpe {f}, cache-nez {m}
scarf {v} (eat very quickly)  :: engouffrer
scarlatina {n} (scarlet fever) SEE: scarlet fever  ::
scarlet {adj} (colour)  :: écarlate
scarlet {n} (colour)  :: écarlate
scarlet fever {n} (streptococcal infection)  :: scarlatine {f}
scary {adj} /ˈskeəɹi/ (causing, or able to cause, fright)  :: sinistre, terrifiant
scat {n} /skæt/ (coprophilia)  :: scato
scathing {adj} (harmful or painful)  :: acerbe {m}, {f}
scathing {adj} (harshly or bitterly critical)  :: cinglant {m}
scatological {adj}  :: scatologique
scatophile {n} (Person who takes pleasure from contact with human excrement)  :: scatophile {m} {f}
scatophilia {n} (State or quality of taking pleasure from contact with human excrement)  :: scatophilie {f}
scatophilic {adj} (Taking pleasure from contact with human excrement)  :: scatophile
scatter {v} /ˈskætɚ/ (to cause to separate)  :: disperser
scatter {v} (to disperse)  :: se disperser
scatter {v} (to distribute loosely)  :: éparpiller, parsemer
scatterbrain {n} (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} (meteorology: affecting 30% to 50% of area)  :: épars
scattered {adj} (meteorology: covering three eighths to four eighths of sky)  :: épars
scattered {adj} /ˈskætɚd/ (Randomly distributed)  :: disséminé, éparpillé, 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} (decorations and fittings of a stage)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} (exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others)  :: scène {f}, scène de ménage {f}
scene {n} (landscape, scenery) SEE: scenery  ::
scene {n} (large informal group of people with a uniting interest)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} (place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} /siːn/ (the location of an event that attracts attention)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} (subdivision of an act)  :: scène {f}
scene {n} ((theater) the stage) SEE: stage  ::
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}  :: odeur {m}
scent {n} /sɛnt/ (distinctive odour or smell)  :: odeur {m}
scent {v}  :: sentir
sceptic {n} (sceptic) SEE: skeptic  ::
sceptre {n} (ornamental staff)  :: sceptre {m}
schadenfreude {n} /ˈʃaːdn̩ˌfʀɔɪ̯də/ (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.dʒʊ(ə)l/ (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} /ʃəˌherəˈzɑːd/ (a female name)  :: Shéhérazade {f}
Scheldt {prop} /ʃɛlt/ (river)  :: Escaut {m}
schematic {adj} (relating to a schema)  :: schématique
schematic {adj} (sketchy, incomplete)  :: schématique
schematic {adj} /skɪˈmætɪk/ (represented simply)  :: 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} (chart or diagram)  :: schéma {m}
scheme {n} (mathematics)  :: schéma {m}
scheme {n} (orderly combination of related parts)  :: schéma {m}
scheme {n} (secret, devious plan)  :: combine {f}
scheme {n} /skiːm/ (a systematic plan of future action)  :: plan {m}
scheme {n}  :: système {m}, schéma {m}
schemer {n} (he who plots secret, devious plans)  :: machinateur {m}
schilling {n} (old currency of Austria)  :: schilling {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
schistous {adj} (schistose) SEE: schistose  ::
schizencephalic {adj} (malformation)  :: schizocéphale
schizophrenia {n} /skɪt.sə.ˈfrɛn.i.ə/ (illness)  :: schizophrénie {f}
schizophrenic {adj} (of a person: afflicted with schizophrenia)  :: schizophrène; schizophrène
Schlemm's canal {n} (channel in the eye)  :: canal de Schlemm {m}
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}
schmo {n} (schmuck) SEE: schmuck  ::
schnapps {n} /ʃnɑps/ (alcoholic liquor)  :: schnaps {m}, eau-de-vie {f}
schnitzel {n} (a meat dish)  :: schnitzel {m}
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle  ::
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle  ::
schnozzle {n} (slang: human nose)  :: blair {m}, pif {m}, tarin {m}
scholar {n} /ˈskɑlɚ/ (specialist in a particular branch of knowledge)  :: savant {m}, érudit {m}
scholarliness {n} (state or condition of being scholarly)  :: érudition
scholarly {adj} (relating to scholars or scholarship)  :: érudit, universitaire
scholarship {n} (knowledge)  :: érudition {f}
scholarship {n} /ˈskɑːləɹʃɪp/ (study allowance)  :: bourse {f}
scholar's mate {n} (checkmate which occurs after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Qh5 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Qxf7#)  :: coup de berger {m}
scholasticism {n} /skəˈlæstɪˌsɪzəm/ (school of philosophy)  :: scolastique
school {n} (a department/institute at a college or university)  :: école {f}
school {n} (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning)  :: école {f}, collège {m}
school {n} (a particular doctrine)  :: école {f}
school {n} (college or university)  :: collège {m}, université {f}, faculté
school {n} /skuːl/ (a group of fish etc.)  :: banc {m}
schoolbag {n} (satchel)  :: cartable {m} [with shoulder straps], sac d'école {m}
schoolboy {n} (young male student)  :: élève {m}, écolier {m}
school bus {n} (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}
school crossing attendant {n} (crossing attendant) SEE: crossing guard, lollipop man, lollipop lady  ::
schoolgirl {n} (girl attending school)  :: élève {f}, écolière {f}
schoolie {n} (school-leaver)  :: élève sortant {m}, élève sortante {f}
schoolie {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher  ::
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 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}
school year {n} (academic year of a school)  :: année scolaire
schooner {n} /skuːnə(ɹ)/ (sailing ship)  :: goélette {f}
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}
Schwyz {prop} (canton)  :: canton de Schwyz
sciaphilous {adj} (Tolerant of shade)  :: sciaphile
sciatica {n} (neuralgia of the sciatic nerve)  :: sciatique {m}
science {n} (fact of knowing something)  :: science
science {n} (knowledge gained through study or practice)  :: science
science {n} (particular discipline or branch of learning)  :: science {f}
science {n} /ˈsaɪəns/ (collective discipline of learning acquired through the scientific method)  :: science {f}
science fiction {n} /ˈsaɪəns fɪkʃən/ (fiction)  :: science-fiction
science fiction {n} (technology which is not yet practical)  :: science-fiction
scientific {adj} /ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk/ (of or having to do with science)  :: scientifique {m} {f}
scientifically {adv} (from a scientific perspective)  :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (in a scientific manner)  :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (methodically) SEE: methodically  ::
scientifically {adv} (using science or methods of science)  :: scientifiquement
scientifically {adv} (with regard to science)  :: scientifiquement
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}
scientific notation {n} (standard format)  :: notation scientifique {f}
scientist {n} (one whose activities make use of 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} /skinˈtilːa/ (small spark or flash.)  :: éteincelle {f}, once {f}
scintilla {n} (small amount)  :: lueur {f}, brin {m}
scintillant {adj}  :: scintillant {m}
scion {n} ((detached) shoot or twig)  :: scion
scion {n} (heir to a throne)  :: héritier d'un trône
scion {n} /ˈsaɪ.ən/ (descendant)  :: descendant {m}, descendante {f}
scissor {n} (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} (abnormal hardening of body tissues)  :: sclérose {f}
scoff {v} /skɔːf/ (to jeer; laugh at with contempt and derision)  :: se gausser
scoff {v} (to eat food quickly)  :: engloutir
scold {n} /skoʊld/ (person who scolds, particularly a woman)  :: mégère {f}, chipie {f}, furie {f}
scold {v} (rebuke) SEE: rebuke  ::
scold {v}  :: tancer, gronder
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
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} (a child's foot-operated vehicle)  :: trottinette {f}
scooter {n} (motor-scooter)  :: scooter {m}
scope {n} (scope of an identifier)  :: portée
scope {n} /ˈskəʊp/ (breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain)  :: portée {f}
-scope {suffix} (suffix to name viewing instruments)  :: -scope
-scopy {suffix} (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 {n} (musical composition in a format indicating how the composition is to be played)  :: partition {f}
score {n} (performance of an individual or group on an examination or test)  :: score {m}
score {n} /skɔɹ/ (number of points earned)  :: nombre de points {m}, score {m}
score {n} (twenty, see also: twenty)  :: vingtaine {f}
score {v} (intransitive: to earn points in a game)  :: marquer, gagner
score {v} (to make fine, shallow lines with a sharp implement)  :: entailler
score {v} (to record the score for a game or a match)  :: marquer
score {v} (transitive: to earn points in a game)  :: 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}
scorer {n} (scorekeeper) SEE: scorekeeper  ::
scorn {n} (contempt, disdain)  :: mépris {m}, dédain {m}
scorn {v} /skɔɹn/ (to feel contempt or disdain for something or somebody)  :: mépriser, dédaigner
scorn {v} (to scoff or express contempt)  :: mépriser
Scorpio {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Scorpion {m}
Scorpio {prop} /ˈskɔːrpɪoʊ/ (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} /ˈskɔːrpɪəs/ (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} /skatʃ/ (uncountable: whisky made in Scotland)  :: scotch {m}
Scotch crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow  ::
Scotch tape {prop} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
scoter {n} /ˈskəʊtə/ (bird)  :: macreuse {f}
scotfree {adv} (scot-free) SEE: scot-free  ::
scot-free {adv} /ˌskɑtˈfri/ (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 {adj} (Scottish)  :: écossais
Scots {prop} /skɒts/ (Lowland Scots language)  :: écossais {m}
Scots Gaelic {prop} (Scottish Gaelic) SEE: Scottish Gaelic  ::
Scotsman {n} /ˈskɑts.mən/ (a man from Scotland)  :: Écossais {m}
Scottish {adj} (of a thing or concept)  :: écossais
Scottish {adj} /ˈskɑtɪʃ/ (of a person)  :: écossais {m}, écossaise {f}
Scottish {prop} (the people of Scotland)  :: les Écossais {m-p}
Scottish Gaelic {prop} (The Gaelic language of Scotland)  :: gaélique écossais {m}
scoundrel {n} /ˈskaʊ̯ndɹəl/ (villain)  :: scélérat {m}, gredin {m}, canaille {f}
scour {v} (to clean, polish, or wash something by scrubbing it vigorously)  :: récurer
scour {v} (To purge.)  :: purger
scour {v} (to search an area thoroughly)  :: écumer
scourge {n} (a persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble)  :: fléau {m}
scourge {n} (a whip often of leather)  :: écourgée {f}, fouet {m}
scouring pad {n} (abrasive pad) SEE: scourer  ::
scout {n} (act of scouting)  :: reconnaissance {f}
scout {n} (member of the scout movement)  :: éclaireur {m}, scout {m}
scout {n} /skaʊt/ (person sent out to gain and bring in tidings)  :: éclaireur {m}
scout {v} (to explore a wide terrain)  :: aller en reconnaissance, partir en reconnaissance, explorer, reconnaître le terrain
scouting {n} /ˈskaʊtɪŋ/  :: scoutisme {m}
Scouts {prop} (members of that movement collectively)  :: scouts {m-p}
Scouts {prop} (worldwide youth movement)  :: scoutisme {m}
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 {n} (a motocross race)  :: motocross {m}
scramble {n} (an emergency defensive air force mission)  :: interception {f}
scramble {n} (a rush or hurry)  :: bousculade {f}
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
scrambled egg {n} (dish)  :: œufs brouillés {m}
scrambling {n}  :: cyrl
scramjet {n} (scramjet engine)  :: superstatoréacteur {m}
scrap {n} (discarded metal)  :: ferraille {f}
scrap {n} (fight)  :: litige {m}
scrap {n} (leftover food)  :: restes {m-p} [de nourriture]
scrap {n} /skɹæp/ (small leftover piece)  :: bribe {f}, bout {m}
scrape {v} /skreɪp/ (draw an object along while exerting pressure)  :: gratter
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 {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 {v} /skrætʃ/ (To rub a surface with a sharp object)  :: gratter
scratch {v} (To delete)  :: oublier, rayer, biffer
scratch {v} (To mark a surface with a sharp object)  :: griffer, rayer
scratch {v} (To rub the skin with rough material)  :: égratigner
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 on which a cat scratches)  :: griffoir {m}
scratch together {v} (collect small amounts) SEE: scrape together  ::
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)
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
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)  :: chat-huant {m}, chouette effraie {f}
screed {n} /skɹiːd/ (smooth flat layer of concrete or similar)  :: chape {f}
screen {n} (informational viewing area)  :: écran {m}
screen {n} /skɹiːn/ (physical divider)  :: paravent {m}
screen {n} (viewing area of a movie)  :: écran {m}
screencap {n} (screenshot) SEE: screenshot  ::
screen capture {n} (picture or image captured from a computer screen; a screenshot)  :: capture d'écran {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}
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} (act of screwing)  :: visser
screw {n} (Archimedes screw) SEE: Archimedes screw  ::
screw {n} (backspin) SEE: backspin  ::
screw {n} (fastener)  :: vis {f}
screw {n} (ship’s propeller)  :: hélice {f}
screw {v} (to cheat or treat unfairly)  :: tricher
screw {v} (to connect or assemble pieces using a screw)  :: visser
screw {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: coucher avec, baiser, fourrer, foutre, niquer
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 thread {n} (helical ridge or groove)  :: filetage {m}, filet {m}
screw up {v}  :: chiffonner, plisser, foutre en l’air
screw up {v} (colloquial: to blunder)  :: gaffer, foirer [colloquial]
screw up {v} (colloquial: to make a mess of; to ruin)  :: foirer [colloquial]
scribble {v}  :: griffonner, gribouiller
scribble {v} (to write or draw carelessly and in a hurry)  :: griffoner
scribbler {n} (one who scribbles; hasty or untalented writer)  :: gribouilleur {m}, gribouilleuse {f}
scribbler {n} (untalented artist)  :: gribouilleur {m}, gribouilleuse {f}
scribe {n} (one who writes; a draughtsman)  :: scribe {m}
scribe {n} (writer and doctor of the law)  :: scribe {m}
script {n} (a system of writing)  :: écriture {f}
script {n} /skɹɪpt/ (writing; written document)  :: écrit {m}
script {n} (text of the dialogue and action for a drama)  :: script {m}, scénario {m}
script {n} (written characters, style of writing)  :: écriture {f}
script kiddie {n} (hacker who compromises files on others' computers)  :: script kiddie {m}
scriptorium {n} /skɹɪpˈtoɹ.i.əm/ (room set aside for the copying, writing, or illuminating of manuscripts)  :: scriptorium
scripture {n} (any sacred writing or book)  :: écriture {f}
Scripture {n} (Bible) SEE: Bible  ::
Scripture {n} (Edda) SEE: Edda  ::
Scripture {n} (Koran) SEE: Koran  ::
Scripture {n} (Tanakh) SEE: Tanakh  ::
scriptwriter {n} (screenwriter) SEE: screenwriter  ::
scrivener {n} /ˈskɹɪv.ɛn.ə(ɹ)/ (professional writer)  :: scribe
scrofulous {adj} (corrupt) SEE: corrupt  ::
scrofulous {adj} (of, related to, or suffering from scrofula)  :: scrofuleux
scroll {n} (end of a violin)  :: volute {f}, coquille {f}
scroll {n} (ornament)  :: volute {f}
scroll {n} /skɹoʊl/ (roll of paper or parchment)  :: rôle {m}, volumen {m}
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}
scrotal {adj} (scrotal)  :: scrotal
scrotum {n} /ˈskɹəʊtəm/ (the bag of the skin and muscle that contains the testicles)  :: scrotum {m}
scrounge {n} (scrounger) SEE: scrounger  ::
scrounge {v} (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
scrounger {n} (one who scrounges)  :: profiteur, parasite
scrub {n} (cancellation) SEE: cancellation  ::
scrub {n} /skɹʌb/ (vegetation of inferior quality)  :: broussaille {f}
scrub {v} (to call off a scheduled event; to cancel)  :: annuler
scrub {v} (to rub hard)  :: crosser
scrubbing brush {n} (short brush)  :: éponge à récurer {f}
scruffy {adj} /ˈskɹʌ.fi/ (untidy in appearance)  :: débraillé, négligé
scrum {n}  :: mêlée {f}
scrum {n} /skɹʌm/ ((rugby) all the forwards joined together in an organised way)  :: mêlée {f}
scrum-half {n} (rugby player)  :: demi de mêlée {m}
scrummage {n} /ˈskɹʌm.ɪdʒ/ (rugby formation of all forwards) SEE: scrum  ::
scrummaging machine {n} (scrum machine) SEE: scrum machine  ::
scrumptious {adj} /ˈskɹʌmp.ʃəs/ (delicious; delectable)  :: succulent, délicieux
scrunchie {n} (small elasticated ring of fabric)  :: chouchou {m}
scruple {n} /ˈskɹuː.pəl/ (hesitation from the difficulty of determining what is right)  :: scrupule {m}
scrupulously {adv} /ˈskruːpjʊləsli/ (in a careful manner)  :: scrupuleusement
scrutinise {v} (scrutinize) SEE: scrutinize  ::
scrutinize {v} /ˈskɹuːtə.naɪz/ (to examine with great care)  :: scruter
scrutny {n} (scrutiny) SEE: scrutiny  ::
scrutore {n} (escritoire) SEE: escritoire  ::
SCTS {initialism} (Sea Cadet Training Ship)  :: NECM
scuffle {n} (Dutch hoe)  :: binette {f}
scuffle {n} (rough disorderly fight or struggle at close quarters)  :: rixe {f}, échauffourée {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} (person or persons considered to be reprehensible)  :: ordure {f}, salaud {m}, racaille {f}
scum {n} /skʌm/ (layer of impurities)  :: écume {f}, couche {f}, mousse {f}, crasse {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} (Bermuda grass) SEE: Bermuda 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
scythe {n} /ˈsaɪθ/ (farm tool)  :: faux
scythe {v} (to cut with a scythe)  :: faucher
Sczedrzik {prop} (Szczedrzyk) SEE: Szczedrzyk  ::
sea {n} /siː/ (body of water)  :: mer {f}
sea anemone {n} (polyp)  :: anémone de mer {f}
sea bass {n} /ˈsiːbæs/ (salt-water fish)  :: basse
seabird {n} (any bird that spends most of its time in coastal waters)  :: oiseau de mer, oiseau marin
seaborgium {n} (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} (dogfish) SEE: dogfish  ::
seadog {n} (sailor accustomed to the sea)  :: loup de mer {m}
sea eagle {n} (Haliaeetus albicilla) SEE: white-tailed eagle  ::
seafarer {n} (one who travels by sea)  :: marin {m}
seafarer {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor  ::
seafaring {adj} (fit to travel on the sea) SEE: seagoing  ::
seafood {n} (fish, shellfish, seaweed and other edible aquatic life)  :: fruits de mer
seagull {n} /ˈsiː.ɡʌl/ (bird of the family Laridae)  :: mouette {f}
sea holly {n} (Eryngium maritimum)  :: panicaut maritime {m}
sea horse {n} (fish)  :: hippocampe {m}
sea horse {n} (walrus)  :: morse {m}
seal {n} (pattern, design)  :: sceau {m}
seal {n} (security against leakage)  :: joint
seal {n} /siːl/ (pinniped)  :: phoque {m}
seal {v} (to close securely)  :: cacheter
seal {v} (to place a seal on (a document))  :: sceller
sea lamprey {n} (animal)  :: lamproie marine {f}
Sealand {prop} (the Principality of Sealand)  :: Sealand, [officially] principauté de Sealand
sea leopard {n} (Hydrurga leptonyx) SEE: leopard seal  ::
sea lettuce {n} (beach cabbage) SEE: beach cabbage  ::
sea lettuce {n} (sand lettuce) SEE: sand lettuce  ::
sea lettuce {n} (slender sea lettuce) SEE: slender sea lettuce  ::
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} (a line or depression left by a cut or wound)  :: cicatrice {f}
seam {n} (folded back and stitched piece of fabric)  :: couture
seam {n} (suture)  :: suture {f}
seam {n} (thin stratum of mineral)  :: veine {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} (naval rank)  :: matelot {m}
seaman {n} /ˈsiːmən/ (mariner or sailor)  :: marin {m}, 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
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} (a woman who sews clothes professionally)  :: couturière {f}
sea oats {n} (Chasmanthium latifolium) SEE: river oats  ::
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} (Asian sea)  :: mer du Japon {f}
Sea of Okhotsk {prop} (sea)  :: mer d'Okhotsk {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} /sɪə(ɹ)/ (To char, scorch, or burn the surface of something with a hot instrument)  :: [cooking] saisir
search {n} /sɝt͡ʃ/ (an attempt to find something)  :: recherche {f}
search {v} ((followed by "for") to look thoroughly)  :: chercher
search {v} (to look throughout (a place) for something)  :: chercher, fouiller
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/ (foreshore) SEE: foreshore  ::
sea-sickness {n} (seasickness) SEE: seasickness  ::
seasickness {n} /siːsɪk.nəs/ (a feeling of nausea caused by the motion of a ship)  :: mal de mer {m}
season {n} (a group of episodes)  :: saison
season {n} ((obsolete) an extended, undefined period of time)  :: temps {m}
season {n} (part of year with something special)  :: saison {f}
season {n} /ˈsizən/ (quarter of a year)  :: saison {f}
season {v} (to flavour food)  :: épicer, assaisonner
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} (horizontal portion of a chair)  :: assise {f}
seat {n} (location of a governing body)  :: siège {m}
seat {n} (part of an object or individual directly involved in sitting)  :: séant {m}, siège {m}
seat {n} (piece of furniture)  :: siège {m} chaise {f}
seat {n} /siːt/ (place in which to sit)  :: place {f}
seat belt {n} (restraining belt)  :: ceinture de sécurité {f}
sea turtle {n} (any turtle that inhabits oceans)  :: tortue marine {f}
sea urchin {n} (any of many marine echinoderms of the class Echinoidea)  :: oursin {m}, hérisson de mer {m}
seawall {n} (Coastal defence in the form of an embankment)  :: digue
seawater {n} (saltwater of a sea or ocean)  :: eau de mer {f}
seaweed {n} (marine plants and algae)  :: algues {f-p}
Sebastian {prop} (given name)  :: Sébastien
sebum {n} /ˈsibm̩/ (thick oily substance)  :: sébum {m}
secateurs {n} /ˈsɛk.əˌtɜː(ɹ)z/ (pruning shears) SEE: pruning shears  ::
secede {v} (To split from or to withdraw from membership of a political union, an alliance or an organisation)  :: faire sécession
secession {n} (The act of seceding)  :: sécession {f}
secessionist {n} (one who supports secession)  :: sécessionniste
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}
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/ (SI unit of time)  :: seconde {f}
second {n} (short, indeterminate amount of time)  :: seconde {f}, instant {m}
second {n} (unit of angular measure)  :: seconde {f}, seconde d'angle {f}
second {v} /ˈsɛk.(ə)nd/ (to assist, support, back)  :: soutenir
secondary {adj} /ˈsɛkənd(ə)rɪ/ (succeeding first)  :: secondaire
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 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-half {n} (second half) SEE: second half  ::
second hand {adj} (secondhand) SEE: secondhand  ::
second hand {n} (the hand or pointer that shows the number of seconds that have passed)  :: trotteuse
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 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} (concealment)  :: secret {m}
secret {adj} (being or kept hidden.)  :: secret {m}
secret {n} /ˈsiːkɹɪt/ (knowledge that is hidden)  :: 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} /ˌsɛkrəˈtέəri.ət/ (the office or department of a government secretary)  :: secrétariat {m}
secretary {n} (head of a department of government)  :: secrétaire
secretary {n} (sagittarius serpentarius)  :: messager serpentaire
secretary {n} /ˈsɛkɹətɛɹi/ (person keeping records and handling clerical work)  :: secrétaire {m} {f}
secretary {n} (type of desk)  :: secrétaire
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}
secrete {v} /sɪˈkɹiːt/ ((transitive) produce by secretion)  :: sécrèter, excréter
secrete {v} (to conceal)  :: celer, cacher
secrete {v} (to steal)  :: dérober, enlever
secretion {n} (act of hiding)  :: mettre au secret
secretion {n} (act of secreting)  :: sécrétion {f}
secretion {n} (secreted substance)  :: sécrétion {f}
secretly {adv} /ˈsi.krə (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} /sekˈteəɹiənɪzəm/ (rigid adherence to a particular sect, party or denomination)  :: sectarisme {m}
section {n} (image that shows an object as if cut along a plane) SEE: cross-section  ::
section {n} (part of a document)  :: section {f}; section {f}, [Canada] article {m} [law]
section {n} (science: thin slice of material)  :: section
section {n} /ˈsɛk.ʃən/ (cutting, part cut out)  :: section
section {v} (to cut)  :: sectionner
sectionary {adj} (pertaining to the sectionary party)  :: sectionnaire
sectionary {n} (a member or supporter of the sectionary party)  :: sectionnaire {m-f}
sector {n} (a field of economic activity)  :: secteur
sector {n} (section)  :: secteur
secular {adj} (happening once in an age or century)  :: séculaire
secular {adj}  :: profane
secular {adj} /sɛk.jə.lə(ɹ)/ (not specifically religious)  :: séculier, laïque, mondain
secular {adj} (temporal)  :: séculier
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}
secure {adj} (Firm and not likely to fail; stable)  :: sûr
secure {adj} (free from anxiety or doubt; unafraid)  :: 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 the risk of financial loss; reliable)  :: sûr
secure {adj} /səˈkjɔɹ/ (free from attack or danger; protected)  :: 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} (finance: proof of ownership)  :: titre {m}
security {n} /səˈkjɔɹ.ɪˌti/ (condition of not being threatened)  :: sécurité {f}
security {n} (something that secures)  :: sécurité {f}, sécurisant {m}
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 that aims 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} (body style for cars)  :: berline {f}
sedan {n}  :: conduite intérieure {f}
sedan {n} /səˈdæn/ (enclosed chair carried by porters)  :: palanquin {m}
sedan chair {n} (small litter or palanquin)  :: chaise à porteurs {f}
sedative {adj} (calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing)  :: sédatif
sedative {n} /ˈsɛdɘtɪv/ (an agent or drug that sedates)  :: sédatif {m}
sedentary {adj} (not moving much; sitting around)  :: sédentaire
sedentary {adj} (not moving, not migratory)  :: sédentaire
sedentism {n}  :: sédentarité {f}
sedge {n} /sɛd͡ʒ/ (any plant of the genus Carex)  :: laîche {f}
sediment {n} /ˈsɛd.ɪ.mənt/ (collection of small particles)  :: sédiment {m}
sediment {v} (to be deposited as a sediment)  :: sédimenter
sediment {v} (to deposit material 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} (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} (act of seducing)  :: séduction {f}
seductress {n} (woman who seduces)  :: séductrice {f}, vamp {f}
sedulous {adj} (persevering in business or in endeavors)  :: pointilleux
see {n} (diocese)  :: siège {f}, évêché {m}
see {v} /si/ (perceive with the eyes)  :: voir
see {v} (understand)  :: voir
seed {n} (amount of fertilized grain)  :: semence {f}
seed {n} (offspring, descendants, progeny)  :: postérité {f}, semence {f}
seed {n} (semen)  :: sperme
seed {n} /siːd/ (fertilized grain)  :: semence {f}, graine {f}
seed {v} (assign a position to in a tournament)  :: apparier, départager, classer
seed {v} (to plant or sow seeds)  :: semer, ensemencer
seed grain {n} (seed corn) SEE: seed corn  ::
seeding {n} (Arrangement of positions in a tournament)  :: appariement, départage, [racing] grille de départ
seedling {n} (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
seek {v} /siːk/ (to try to find)  :: chercher
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} /siːm/ (to appear)  :: sembler, paraître
seemingly {adv} (apparently) SEE: apparently  ::
see off {v} (to accompany someone to a point of departure)  :: accompagner
see off {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat  ::
seep {v} /siːp/ (to ooze through pores)  :: s'infiltrer suinter
seer {n} /siːɹ/ (someone who foretells the future)  :: voyant {m}, voyante {f}
see red {v} (to become angry)  :: voir rouge
seersucker {n} /ˈsɪɹˌsʌk.ɚ/  :: crépon {m}, sirsacas, cirsakas, cirsac, seersucker
seesaw {n} (structure)  :: balançoire {f}, tapecul {m}
see stars {v} (experience flashing lights)  :: voir trente-six chandelles
seethe {v} /siːð/ (to boil vigorously)  :: 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} (translucent) SEE: translucent  ::
see-through {adj} (transparent) SEE: transparent  ::
see ya {interj} /ˈsiː.jə/ (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 soon {interj} (goodbye)  :: à bientôt
segetal {adj} (that grows in cornfields)  :: ségétal
segment {n} (circular segment) SEE: circular segment  ::
segment {n} (line segment) SEE: line segment  ::
segment {n} (part, portion)  :: quartier {m}
segment {n} /ˈsɛɡmɛnt/ (length of some object)  :: segment {m}
segment {v} (to divide into segments or sections)  :: segmenter
segmentation {n} (the act or an instance of dividing into segments)  :: segmentation {f}
segmentation {n} (the state of being divided into segments)  :: segmentation {f}
Segovia {prop} (city in Castile, Spain)  :: Ségovie {f}
segregation {n} /sɛɡɹəˈɡeɪ̯ʃən/ (setting apart or separation)  :: ségrégation {f}, séparation {f}
segue {n} (an instance of segueing, a transition)  :: transition {f}
segue {v} (music: to move smoothly from one theme to another)  :: enchaîner
segue {v} /ˈsɛɡweɪ/ (to move smoothly from one topic to another)  :: enchaîner
segue {v} (to play a sequence of records without talking in between)  :: enchaîner
seine {n} /seɪn/ (fishing net)  :: seine {f}
seine {v} (to fish)  :: seiner
Seine {prop} /seɪn/ (river of northern France)  :: Seine {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
seismologic {adj} (relating to the field of seismology) SEE: seismological  ::
seismologist {n} (person who practices seismology)  :: seismologiste {m} {f}
seismology {n} (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}
sei whale {n} (whale of the rorqual family)  :: rorqual boréal {m}
seize {v} /siːz/ (grab)  :: saisir
seize {v} (take advantage)  :: saisir
seize {v} (take possession of (by force, law etc))  :: saisir
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} /sɪˈd͡ʒʌŋkt/ (separate) SEE: separate  ::
sekere {n} /sekeˈre/ (musical instrument)  :: chekeré
Selandian {prop} (subdivision of the Paleocene epoch)  :: Sélandien
selcouth {adj} (strange, rare, marvellous)  :: merveilleux, étrange, miraculeux
seldom {adv} /ˈsɛldəm/ (infrequently, rarely)  :: rarement
select {v} (to choose one or more elements from a set)  :: choisir, sélectionner
selected {adj} (that have been selected or chosen)  :: sélectionné
selection {n}  :: sélection
selection {n} /səˈlɛkʃən/ (process or act of selecting)  :: sélection {f}
selection {n} (something selected)  :: sélection
selective {adj} (choosy, fussy or discriminating when selecting)  :: sélectif
selective {adj} (of or pertaining to the process of selection)  :: sélectif
Selena {prop} (female given name)  :: Sélène {f}, Séléna {f}
selenate {n} (any salt or ester of selenic acid)  :: séléniate {m}
Selene {prop} /sɪˈliːnɪ/ (Greek moon goddess)  :: Séléné {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} (one who is skilled, professes or practices selenology)  :: sélénologue {m} {f}, sélénologiste {m} {f}
selenology {n} /sɛliːˈnɒləd͡ʒɪ/ (the study of the moon and several satellites)  :: sélénologie
Seleucia {prop} /sɪˈluːʃə/ (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-conceit {n} (vanity)  :: autosuffisance {f}
self-confidence {n} (measure of one's belief in one's own abilities)  :: confiance en soi {f}
self-confidence {n} (state of being self-confident)  :: 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} (The 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} (the control of oneself)  :: maîtrise de soi {f}
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-defense {n} ((law) Defense for oneself against violence)  :: légitime défense {f}
self-defense {n} (means of defending oneself from attack)  :: auto-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-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-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} (regard for oneself above others' well-being)  :: égoïste
selfish {adj} /ˈsɛlfɪʃ/ (holding one's self-interest as the standard for decision making)  :: égoïste
selfishness {n} (quality of being selfish)  :: égoïsme {f}
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}
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} (indicating a claim made by the person who benefits)  :: 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-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
seller {n} /ˈsɛlɚ/ (someone who sells)  :: vendeur {m}, vendeuse {f}
sell like hot cakes {v} (to 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
semantician {n} (one who studies semantics)  :: sémanticien {m}, sémanticienne {f}
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} /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
semiacetal {n} (hemiacetal) SEE: hemiacetal  ::
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}
semicolon {n} /ˈsemikoʊlən/ (punctuation mark ';')  :: point-virgule {m}
semiconductor {n} (substance with electrical properties)  :: 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}
semigroud {n} (semiheap) SEE: semiheap  ::
seminal {adj} (creative or having the power to originate)  :: créatif reproductif
seminal {adj} (highly influential)  :: influent, important
seminal {adj} (of or relating to seed or semen)  :: séminal
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}
seminude {adj} (half-naked) SEE: half-naked  ::
semi-nude {adj} (seminude) SEE: seminude  ::
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}
semiprofessional {adj} (semiprofessional) SEE: semi-professional  ::
semiquaver {n} (music)  :: double croche {f}
Semite {n} /ˈsɛm.aɪt/ (descendant of any of these peoples)  :: sémite {m} {f}
Semitic {adj} (pertaining to the Semites)  :: sémitique
Semitic {adj} /sɛˈmɪ.tɪk/ (pertaining to the Semitic subdivision of Afro-Asiatic languages)  :: sémitique
Semitism {n} (Jewishness)  :: sémitisme {m}
semitone {n} (interval between adjacent keys)  :: demi-ton {m}
semi-trailer {n} (tractor-trailer or big rig)  :: semi-remorque {m}
semi-trailer {n} (trailer without a front axle and with wheels only at the trailing end)  :: semi-remorque {m}
semivowel {n} (sound in speech)  :: semi-voyelle {f}, semi-consonne {f}
semla {n} (pastry)  :: semla
semolina {n} (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.pɪˈtɝ.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} (Canadian senate)  :: Sénat {m}
Senate {prop} (legislative body)  :: Sénat {m}, sénat {m}
Senate {prop} (Roman 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} /ˈsɛnd/ (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-up {n} /ˈsɛndˌʌp/ (satirical imitation)  :: parodie {f}
Seneca {prop} /ˈsɛnəkə/ (Roman cognomen)  :: Sénèque {m}
Seneca {prop} (tribe)  :: Tsonnontouan, Sénécas
Senegal {prop} (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} (exhibiting the deterioration in mind)  :: sénile
senility {n} (the losing of memory and reason)  :: sénilité
senior {adj} (older)  :: aîné {m}
senior {n} (someone older than someone else)  :: supérieur {m}
senior captain {n} (army)  :: Belgium: Captain-Commandant
seniority {n} (time)  :: ancienneté
Senkaku Islands {prop} (islands)  :: îles Senkaku {f-p}, îles Diaoyutai {f-p}
Senonian {n}  :: Sénonien {m}
sensation {n} /sɛnseɪʃən/ (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} (conscious awareness)  :: sens {m}
sense {n} (meaning or reason)  :: sens {m}
sense {n} (semantics term)  :: sens {m}
sense {n} /sɛn(t)s/ (method to gather data)  :: sens {m}
sense {n} (sound judgement)  :: sens {m}
sense {v} (use biological senses)  :: sentir
sensei {n} (a Japanese teacher)  :: sensei {m}
sensei {n} /ˈsɛnseɪ/ (martial arts instructor)  :: 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} (acting with or showing good judgement)  :: sensé, raisonnable
sensible {adj} /ˈsensəbl/ (able to feel or perceive)  :: sensible
sensibly {adv} /ˈsɛnsəbli/ (in a sensible manner; in a way that shows good sense)  :: raisonnablement
sensitive {adj}  :: [1] sensible
sensitive {adj} (of a person, easily offended)  :: sensible
sensitive {adj} /ˈsɛnsɪtɪv/ (responsive to stimuli)  :: sensible
sensitivity {n}  :: sensibilité
sensitivity {n} (the ability of an organism or organ to respond to external stimuli)  :: sensibilité
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} /ˈsɛnsəri/ (of the senses or sensation)  :: sensoriel
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} (grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate)  :: phrase {f}
sentence {n} (punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime)  :: peine {f}
sentence {n} /ˈsɛntəns/ (decision of a jury)  :: jugement {m}
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}
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}  :: sentinelle {f}
sentry-box {n} (booth)  :: guérite {f}
Seoul {prop} /soʊl/ (capital of South Korea)  :: Séoul {m}
sepal {n} /ˈsiːp(ə)l/ (part of calyx)  :: sépale {m}
separate {adj} (followed by "from": not together with)  :: séparé {m}, séparée {f}
separate {adj} /ˈsɛp(ə)ɹət/ (apart from; not connected to)  :: séparé {m}, séparée {f}
separate {v} (cause (things or people) to be separate)  :: séparer
separate {v} (disunite something from one thing)  :: séparer
separate {v} (divide itself into separate pieces or substances)  :: 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} (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 {adj} (Advocating or seeking the separation of a country or territory)  :: séparatiste
separatist {n} (political separatist)  :: séparatiste {m} {f}
Sephardi {n} (Sephardi)  :: séfarade
Sephardic {adj} (relating to the culture of the Sephardi Jews)  :: séfarade
sepia {adj} (colour)  :: sépia
sepia {n} (colour)  :: sépia {m}
sepia {n} (drawing)  :: sépia {m}
sepia {n} (pigment)  :: sépia {m}
sepia {n} /ˈsiːpɪə/ (cuttlefish)  :: seiche {f}
sepoy {n} /ˈsiːpɔɪ/ (A native soldier of the East Indies)  :: cipaye {m}
sepsis {n} (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 pathogenic organisms in the bloodstream, characterised by chills and fever)  :: 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
sepulchral {adj} /səˈpʌlkrəl/ (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} (in mathematics, an ordered list of objects)  :: suite {f}, séquence {f}
sequence {n} (poetic, music composition used in some Catholic Masses between the readings)  :: séquence {f}
sequence {n} (series of musical phrases where a theme or melody is repeated)  :: séquence {f}
sequence {n} /ˈsikwəns/ (set of things in a set order)  :: suite {f}, séquence {f}
sequence {n}  :: suite {f}, ordre {m}
sequenced {adj} (whose sequence has been determined)  :: séquencé
sequencer {n} (device that activates components according to a preplanned sequence)  :: séquenceur {m}
sequent {adj} /ˈsiːkwənt/ (that comes after) SEE: subsequent  ::
sequent {adj} (that follows on) SEE: consequent  ::
sequester {v} ((chemistry) to prevent an ion from behaving normally)  :: séquestrer
sequester {v} /sɪˈkwɛs.tɚ/ (to separate from all external influence)  :: séquestrer, mettre sous séquestre
sequin {n} /ˈsiːkwɪn/ (sparkling spangle used for decoration of ornate clothing:)  :: paillettes {f-p}
sequoia {n} /səˈkwɔɪ.ə/ (tree)  :: séquoia {m}
seraph {n} /ˈserəf/ (highest order of angels)  :: séraphin {m}
Seraphina {prop} (female given name)  :: Séraphine
Serb {adj} (of or pertaining to the Serbs or their culture)  :: serbe
Serb {n} /ˈsɝb/ (person of Serb descent)  :: Serbe {m} {f}
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 {adj} (pertaining to Serbia and Serbians)  :: serbe
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbian language)  :: serbe
Serbian {n} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)biːən/ (person from Serbia; see also Serb#Translations, see also: Serb)  :: Serbe {m} {f}
Serbian {n} (Serb) SEE: Serb  ::
Serbian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: serbe {m}
Serbo-Croatian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbo-Croatian language)  :: serbo-croate
Serbo-Croatian {prop} (South Slavic language)  :: serbo-croate {m}
Serbophile {adj} (Loving Serbia, the Serbian people or Serbian culture)  :: Serbophile
Serbophile {n} (one who loves Serbia)  :: Serbophile {m} {f}
serenade {n} /ˌsɛrəˈneɪd/ (love song)  :: sérénade {f}
serenade {v} (serenade)  :: sérénader
serendipitous {adj} (by unexpected good fortune)  :: fortuit
serendipitous {adj}  :: sérendipiteux [rare]
serendipity {n} /ˌsɛ.rɛn.ˈdɪp.ə.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} (fair and unclouded)  :: serein {m}, sereine {f}
serene {adj} (peaceful, calm)  :: serein {m}, sereine {f}
serenely {adv} (in a serene manner)  :: sereinement
serenity {n}  :: sérénité {f}
serenity {n} (state)  :: sérénité
serf {n} /sɝf/ (semifree peasant)  :: serf {m}
serfdom {n} (feudal system)  :: servage {m}
serfdom {n} (state of being a serf)  :: servage {m}
sergeant {n} /ˈsɑɹdʒənt/ (non-commissioned officer rank)  :: sergent
sergeant major {n}  :: sergent-major {m}
Sergius {prop} (male given name)  :: Serge {m}
serial {n} /sɪəɹiːəɫ/ (A work, such as a work of fiction, published in installments)  :: feuilleton {m}
serialism {n} (music)  :: sérialisme {m}
serial killer {n} (person who commits multiple murders)  :: tueur en série {m}
seric {adj} /ˈsɛɹɪk/ (made of silk) SEE: silken  ::
series {n} (in analysis: sum of the terms of a sequence)  :: série {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 finale {n} (the final episode of a television series)  :: conclusion de série
serif {n} (short line in a font)  :: empattement {m}
serigraphy {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing  ::
serine {n} (nonessential amino acid; CH2OH.CH(NH2)COOH)  :: sérine {f}
serious {adj} (important; weighty; not trifling; leaving no room for play)  :: sérieux
serious {adj} (really intending what is said; being in earnest)  :: sérieux
serious {adj} /ˈsɪɹiəs/ (without humor or expression of happiness)  :: sérieux {m}, sérieuse {f}
seriously {adv} /ˈsɪɹiəsli/ (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-
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 {adj} (late-flowering)  :: sérotinal
serotine {n} (any of several small bats of the genus Eptesicus)  :: sérotine
serotonin {n} /ˌsɛrəˈtʰəʊnɪn/ (the compound 5-hydroxytryptamine)  :: sérotonine {f}
serous {adj} (containing, secreting, or resembling serum)  :: séreux, séreuse {f}
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} (having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections)  :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serrate {adj} (saw-like)  :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serrated {adj} (Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections)  :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
serrated {adj} (saw-like)  :: denté {m}, dentelé {m}
Serravallian {prop} (subdivision of the Miocene epoch)  :: Serravallien
serum {n} (blood serum containing antibodies) SEE: antiserum  ::
serum {n} /ˈsɪɹ.əm/ (yellowish fluid obtained from blood)  :: sérum {m}
servant {n}  :: domestique, serviteur {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}
serve {n} (AUS: portion of food) SEE: serving  ::
serve {n} /sɝv/ (sports: act of putting the ball or shuttlecock in play)  :: service {m}
serve {v} (legal: to bring to notice, deliver, or execute)  :: signifier
serve {v} (religion: to obey and worship)  :: servir
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 {v} (to bring food to)  :: servir
serve {v} (to work for)  :: servir
server {n} (computing: a program which provides services to other programs or users)  :: serveur {m}
server {n} (preferred unisex term for a waitress or waiter)  :: serveur {m}, serveuse {f}
server {n}  :: serveur {m}
server {n} /ˈsɝvɚ/ (one who serves)  :: serviteur {m}, serviteuse {f}
serve someone right {v} (serves you right!)  :: bien fait !
serve time {v} (to be in prison) SEE: do time  ::
Servian {adj} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
Servian {n} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
service {n} (computing: function provided by one program or machine for another)  :: service {m}
service {n} (economics: work performed)  :: service {f}
service {n} (set of dishes or utensils)  :: service {m}
service {n} (state of being subordinate or employed)  :: service {m}
service {n} /ˈsɝvɪs/ (practice of providing a service)  :: service {m}
service {n} (the military)  :: service
service {v} (to perform maintenance)  :: maintenir
service {v} (to serve)  :: servir
serviceberry {n} (berry)  :: amélanche {f}
serviceberry {n} (plant)  :: amélanchier {m}
service à la française {n}  :: service à la française
service à la russe {n}  :: service à la russe
serviceman {n} (man who serves in the armed forces)  :: militaire {m}
service station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
service tree {n} (Sorbus domestica or S. torminalis)  :: sorbier {m}
serviette {n} /ˌsɜː.vi.ˈɛt/ (napkin) SEE: napkin  ::
servile {adj} /ˈsər.vəl/ (of or pertaining to a slave)  :: servile
serving {n} /ˈsɜːvɪŋ/ (portion of food)  :: portion
servitude {n} (qualified beneficial interest)  :: servitude {f}
servitude {n} /ˈsɝvɪtud/ (the state of being a slave)  :: servage {m}, 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} /ˌsɛskwɪsɛnˈtɛniəl/ (a 150th anniversary)  :: sesquicentenaire {m}
sesquioxide {n} (oxide)  :: sesquioxyde {m}
session {n} ((computing) the sequence of interactions between client and server)  :: session {f}
session {n} (meeting of a body to conduct business)  :: session {f}
session {n} /ˈsɛʃən/ (period devoted to a particular activity)  :: séance {f}
sesterce {n} /ˈsɛstɜːs/ (sestertius) SEE: sestertius  ::
sestertius {n} (Roman coin)  :: sesterce {m}
set {adj} (prearranged)  :: établi {m}
set {adj} (ready, prepared)  :: prêt {m}
set {n} (a series of, a group of)  :: série, lot
set {n} (badger’s home) SEE: sett  ::
set {n} (collection of various objects for a particular purpose, such as a set of tools)  :: jeu {m}
set {n} (device for receiving broadcast radio waves; a radio or television)  :: poste {m}, appareil {m}, récepteur {m}
set {n} (in tennis)  :: set {m}
set {n} (matching collection of similar things, such as a set of tables)  :: ensemble {m}
set {n} (object made up several parts, such as a set of steps)  :: série {f}
set {n} (plural: set theory) SEE: set theory  ::
set {n} (scenery for a film or play)  :: [play] scene {f}, [film] plateau / plateau de tournage
set {n} (set theory: collection of objects)  :: ensemble {m}
set {n} (volleyball)  :: set {m}
set {v} (of a heavenly body: to disappear below the horizon)  :: se coucher
set {v} /sɛt/ (to put something down)  :: poser
set {v} (to adjust)  :: régler
set {v} (to arrange with dishes and cutlery)  :: mettre
set {v} (to determine)  :: fixer
set {v} (to devise and assign work)  :: assigner
set {v} (to punch a nail into wood)  :: enfoncer
set {v} (to sit) SEE: sit  ::
set {v} (to solidify)  :: geler
Set {prop} /ˈsɛt/ (Egyptian god)  :: Seth {m}
set about {v} (to initiate or begin some action)  :: entreprendre
set aside {v} (disagree with something)  :: laisser de côté, écarter
set aside {v} (separate and reserve for a specific purpose)  :: mettre de côté, réserver
set back {v} (cost)  :: coûter
set back {v} (delay)  :: retarder
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 le pieds, mettre les pied, poser le pied, poser les pieds
set foot {v} (to step onto)  :: poser le pied, poser les pieds
Seth {prop} /sɛθ/ (the third son of Adam and Eve)  :: Seth
set in stone {adj} (permanent)  :: gravé dans le marbre
set in stone {v} (to make permanent)  :: gravé dans le marbre
set list {n} (setlist) SEE: setlist  ::
set off {v} (To make angry)  :: mettre en colère
set off {v} (To offset) SEE: offset  ::
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}
Setswana {prop} /sɛtˈswɑnə/ (Tswana) SEE: Tswana  ::
sett {n} (pattern of a Scottish tartan)  :: plaid {m}
sett {n} (paving stone)  :: pavé {m}
sett {n} /sɛt/ (home of a badger)  :: terrier de blaireau {m}
set-theoretic {adj} (Of, relating to or using set theory)  :: ensembliste {m} {f}
set-theoretic difference {n} (set-theoretic difference) SEE: relative complement  ::
set theory {n} (mathematical theory of sets)  :: théorie des ensembles {f}
setting {adj} (that disappears below the horizon)  :: couchant
setting {n} /ˈsɛtɪŋ/ (placement of a control)  :: réglage {m}, configuration {f}
settle {v} /ˈsɛtəl/ (to place in a fixed or permanent condition)  :: installer
settle {v} (to fix one's residence)  :: s'installer, coloniser, s'habituer
settle down {v} (to establish a settled lifestyle)  :: s'installer
settlement {n} (A colony that is newly established; a place or region newly settled)  :: colonie {f}
settlement {n} (A community of people living together)  :: agglomération {f}
settlement {n} ((law) A disposition of property, or the act of granting it)  :: acte de propriété {m}
settlement {n} ((law) A resolution of a dispute)  :: arrangement {m}
settlement {n} /ˈset.l.mənt/ (The state of being settled)  :: règlement {m}, solution {f}
settlement agreement {n} (a contractual agreement between parties to actual or potential litigation by which each party agrees to a resolution of the underlying dispute)  :: 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
Sevastopol {prop} /ˌsɛvəˈstoʊpəl/ (city)  :: Sébastopol {m}
sevdalinka {n} (genre of folk music)  :: sevdalinka {f}
seven {num} /ˈsɛv.ən/ (cardinal number 7)  :: sept
seven deadly sins {n} (the cardinal sins)  :: sept péchés capitaux {m-p}
seven hundred and fifty {n} (the figure 750)  :: sept cent cinquante {m}
seven hundred and fifty {num} (number)  :: sept cent cinquante
sevennight {n} (period of seven consecutive days and nights) SEE: week  ::
seven o'clock {n} (the start of the eighth hour)  :: sept heures {f}
seven seas {n} (all of the Earths oceans)  :: sept mers {f-p}
seventeen {num} /ˈsɛv.ən.tiːn/ (cardinal number)  :: dix-sept {m}
seventeenth {n}  :: dix-septième mf , dix-septième {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)
seventh {adj} /sɛv.nθ/ (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} (musical interval)  :: septième {f}
seventh {n} (one of seven equal parts of a whole)  :: septième {m}
seventh {n} (something in the seventh position)  :: septième {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} /ˈsɛvntiəθ/ (ordinal form of the number seventy (70))  :: [France, Quebec] soixante-dixième, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland] septantième (abbreviations 70e, 70ème)
seventieth {n} (one of seventy equal parts of a whole)  :: [France, Quebec] soixante-dixième, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland] septantième
seventieth {n} (the person or thing in the seventieth position)  :: [France, Quebec] soixante-dixième, [Belgium, Congo-Kinshasa, Switzerland] septantième
seventy {num} /ˈsɛv.əɾ̃.i]/ (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
seventy-three {num} (73)  :: soixante-treize
seventy-two {num} (72)  :: soixante-douze
seven virtues {n} (seven virtues)  :: sept vertus
sever {v} /ˈsɛv.ɚ/ (to cut free)  :: rompre, trancher, sectionner
several {determiner}  :: plusieurs
several {determiner} /ˈsɛv(ə)ɹəl/ (consisting of a number more than two, but not very many)  :: plusieurs {p}
severance {n} /ˈsɛv.ɹəns/ (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} (austere)  :: sévère
severe {adj}  :: sévère
severe {adj} /sɪˈvɪə/ (very bad or intense)  :: grave
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} (city in Spain)  :: Séville {f}
sew {v} /soʊ/ ((transitive) use a needle)  :: coudre
sewage {n} (suspension of water and waste)  :: eaux usées {f-p}
sewer {n} /ˈsoʊɚ/ (person who sews clothing)  :: couturier {m}, couturière {f}
sewer {n} /ˈsuɚ/ (pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage)  :: égout {m}
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} (gender (female or male))  :: sexe {m}
sex {n} /sɛks/ (act of sexual intercourse)  :: rapports sexuels {m-p}, sexe {m}, cul {m}
sex {n} (women)  :: le sexe {m}
sex {v} (to determine the sex of)  :: sexer
Sexagesima {n} (8th Sunday before Easter)  :: Sexagésime {f}
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}
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 {adj} (unfairly against one sex in favour of the other)  :: sexiste {m} {f}
sexist {n} /ˈsɛksɪst/ (a person who discriminates on grounds of sex)  :: 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} (The 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} (person forced into being available for sex)  :: esclave sexuel {m}, esclave sexuelle {f}
sex strike {n} (a strike, in which one or multiple persons refrain from sex with their partner(s) to achieve certain goals)  :: grève du sexe
sex symbol {n} (person with sexual ideals)  :: sex-symbol {m}, sexe-symbole {m}
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 million quintillion, 1036)  :: frantic, sextillion
sextillion {num} (a trillion billion, 1021)  :: trilliard
sexton {n} /ˈsɛkstən/ (church official)  :: sacristain {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 act {n} (sex act) SEE: sex act  ::
sexual appetite {n} (sexual desire)  :: luxure {f}
sexual harassment {n} /ˌsɛkʃuəlhəˈɹæsmənt/ (sexual harassment)  :: harcèlement sexuel {m}
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction)  :: coït {m}, rapport sexuel {m}, relation sexuelle {f}, union charnelle {f}, union sexuelle {f}
sexualism {n} /ˈsɛkʃuəlɪzm/ (sexual prejudice or discrimination)  :: sexualisme {m}
sexuality {n} (concern with or interest in sexual activity)  :: sexualité {f}
sexuality {n} (sexual activity)  :: sexualité {f}
sexuality {n} (sexual identity)  :: sexe {m}, sexualité {f}
sexuality {n}  :: sexualité {f}
sexuality {n} (sexual orientation) SEE: sexual orientation  ::
sexualization {n}  :: sexualisation
sexually {adv} (in a sexual manner)  :: sexuellement
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)  :: partenaire sexuel {m}
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 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} /ˈsɛksi/ (having sexual appeal)  :: sexy {m} {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 {initialism} (Special Economic Zone)  :: ZES {f}
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} (a U-shaped piece of metal)  :: manille {f}
shackle {n} (restraint fit over an appendage)  :: menottes {f-p}
shackle {n} (stubble) SEE: stubble  ::
shackle {v} (to inhibit the abilities of)  :: enchainer
shackle {v} (to restraint using shackles)  :: enchainer
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} (archaic: a ghost)  :: esprit {m}, ombre {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} (subtle variation in a concept)  :: nuance {f}
shade {n} (variety of color)  :: nuance {f}, ton {m}
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
shadow-box {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama  ::
shadowbox {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama  ::
shadow-box {v} (shadowbox) SEE: shadowbox  ::
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} (of or pertaining to shadow)  :: sombre
shady {adj} /ˈʃeɪdi/ (not trustworthy; unfit to be seen or known)  :: louche
shaft {n} /ʃæft/ (long narrow body of spear or arrow)  :: hampe {f}
shag {n} (act of sexual intercourse)  :: baise {f}
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
shaggy {adj} /ˈʃæɡi/ (rough with long or thick hair, fur or wool; unshaven, ungroomed, or unbrushed)  :: 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 {n} (act of shaking)  :: secousse {f}
shake {n} (beverage made of ice cream and carbonated drink) SEE: float  ::
shake {v} /ˈʃeɪk/ (transitive: to cause to move)  :: secouer, agiter
shake {v} (intransitive: to move from side to side)  :: se secouer
shake {v} (intransitive: to shake hands)  :: se serrer la main
shake {v} (transitive: to disturb emotionally)  :: secouer
shake {v} (transitive: to lose, evade)  :: secouer
shake a leg {v} (get busy; get going; be productive)  :: se secouer
shake hands {v} (grasp another person's hands)  :: serrer la main
shake off {v} (to lose someone)  :: semer
shake off {v} (to remove by shaking)  :: secouer
shake one's head {v} (move one's head from side to side)  :: secouer la tête
Shakespeare {prop} (English playwright)  :: Shakespeare {m}
Shakespearean {adj} /ʃeɪkˈspiɹiən/ (pertaining to Shakespeare or his works)  :: shakespearien
shako {n} /ˈʃeɪkoʊ/ (military dress hat)  :: shako {m}
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 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} (indicating the simple future tense)  :: I shall sing tomorrow - Je chanterai demain
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} (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
shalwar {n} /ˈʃʌlvɒː/ (garment)  :: charivari, sarouel, saroual
sham {n} (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}
shambles {n} (a great mess or clutter)  :: capharnaüm {m}, bordel {m}
shambles {n} (a scene of great disorder or ruin)  :: fouillis {m}
shame {n} /ʃeɪm/ (uncomfortable or painful feeling)  :: honte {f}
shame {n} (something to regret)  :: honte {f}
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
shamelessly {adv} (in a shameless manner)  :: effrontément
shamelessness {n} (The state or characteristic of being without shame)  :: dévergondage {f}, impudicité {f}
shamisen {n} /ˈʃæmɪsɛn/ (a Japanese musical instrument)  :: jabisen {m}
sham marriage {n} (fake marriage)  :: mariage blanc {m}, mariage de complaisance {m}
shampoo {n} /ʃæmˈpu/ (product for washing the hair or other fibres)  :: shampoing {m}
shampoo {n} (instance of washing other fibres with shampoo)  :: shampoing {m}
shampoo {n} (instance of washing the hair with shampoo)  :: shampoing {m}
shampoo {v} (to wash hair with shampoo)  :: shampouiner
shampooer {n} (hairdresser washing hair)  :: shampouineur {m}, shampouineuse {f}
shampooer {n} (machine for shampooing carpets)  :: shampouineuse {f}
shamrock {n} /ˈʃæm.ɹɑk/ (trefoil leaf of any clover)  :: trèfle {m}
shamrock {n} (any of several small plants, forms of clover) SEE: clover  ::
shandy {n} /ˈʃændi/ (mixture of lemonade and beer)  :: panaché {m}
shandy {n} (a serving of this mixture)  :: panaché {m}
Shanghai {prop} /ˈʃæŋhai/ (Chinese city)  :: Shanghai {m}, Chang-hai {m}
Shanghainese {n} (Shanghainese person)  :: Shanghaïen {m}, Shanghaïenne {f}, Shanghaïais {m} [rare], Shanghaïaise {f} [rare]
Shantou {prop} (a city of China)  :: Shantou {m}
shantytown {n} (area containing a collection of shacks and shanties)  :: bidonville {f}
shaowei {n} (siu mei) SEE: siu mei  ::
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/ (Hyponyms) SEE: -shaped  ::
shape-shifter {n} /ˈʃeɪpʃɪftə/ (a person who can transform)  :: change-form {m}, métamorphe {m}
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)  :: éclat {m}, tesson {m}
shard {v} (to fall apart)  :: éclater
share {n} /ʃɛɚ/ (portion of something)  :: part {f}
share {n} (financial instrument)  :: action {f}
share {n} (plowshare) SEE: plowshare  ::
share {v} (to divide and distribute)  :: partager
share {v} (to give)  :: partager
share {v} (to have in common)  :: partager
sharecropper {n} (a farmer paying rent with crops to the landowner)  :: métayer {m}, métayère {f}, colon {m}, méger {m}
shareholder {n} (one who owns shares of stock)  :: actionnaire {m} {f}
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/ (scaleless cartilaginous 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} (exact, precise, accurate, keen)  :: net, précis, pile
sharp {adj} (forming a small angle)  :: aigu, [virage] serré
sharp {adj} (having an intense, acrid flavour)  :: âcre
sharp {adj} (intelligent)  :: vif
sharp {adj} (intense and sudden (of pain))  :: aigu, intense, vif, acéré
sharp {adj} (musically higher-pitched than desired)  :: trop haut, trop aigu
sharp {adj} (of a note, played a semitone higher than usual)  :: dièse
sharp {adj} (offensive, critical, or acrimonious)  :: acerbe, âpre, âcre, acéré, mordant
sharp {adj} /ʃɑɹp/ (able to cut easily)  :: affilé, coupant, affuté, tranchant, acéré, effilé
sharp {adj} (pointed, able to pierce easily)  :: affuté, pointu
sharp {adj} (stylish or attractive)  :: chic, [familiar] classe
sharp {adv} (exactly)  :: pile
sharpen {v} (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} (of an image)  :: netteté {f}
sharpness {n} (of intelligence)  :: acuité {f}, tranchant {m}
sharpness {n} (pungency, acidity)  :: acidité {f}
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(r)/ (to violently break something into pieces)  :: fracasser, réduire en miettes
shatter {v} (to smash, or break into tiny pieces)  :: éclater, voler en éclats
shave {n} (an instance of shaving)  :: rasage
shave {v} /ʃeɪv/ (to remove hair from)  :: raser, se raser
shave {v} (to remove hair from one's face)  :: se raser
shaven {adj} (having been shaved)  :: rasé
shaver {n} (boy) SEE: boy  ::
shaver {n} (electric razor)  :: rasoir {m}, rasoir électrique {m}
shaver {n} /ˈʃeɪvɚ/ (barber) SEE: barber  ::
shaver {n} (pillager) SEE: pillager  ::
shaver {n} (sharper) SEE: sharper  ::
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} /ʃɔː/ (thicket) SEE: thicket  ::
shawarma {n} (Middle Eastern sandwich-like wrap)  :: chawarma, shawarma
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} (any collection of things bound together; a bundle)  :: faisceau {m}, liasse {f}
sheaf {n} /ʃiːf/ (bundle of grain or straw)  :: gerbe {f}
sheaf {n} (mathematical construct)  :: faisceau {m}
sheaf {n} (sheave) SEE: sheave  ::
shear {n} (a cutting tool similar to scissors)  :: cisailles {f-p}, cisaille {f}, tondeuse {f}
shear {n} (a force that produces a shearing strain)  :: cisaillement {m}
shear {n} (the act of shearing, or something removed by shearing)  :: tonte {f}, tondaison {f}
shear {v} /ʃiɹ/ (to cut)  :: couper
shear {v} (to deform because of shearing forces)  :: cisailler
shear {v} (to remove the fleece from a sheep)  :: tondre
shears {n} /ʃɪrz/ (tool consisting of two blades with bevel edges)  :: cisailles {f-p}
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}  :: engainer
sheathe {v} /ʃiːð/ (to put something, such as a knife, into a sheath)  :: rengainer
sheave {n} /ʃiːv/ (wheel having a groove)  :: réa {m}
she-bear {n} (a female bear)  :: ourse {f}
she-cat {n} (a female cat)  :: chatte {f}, chat femelle {m}, femelle du chat {f}, minette {f} [affectionate term]
shed {n} (temporary structure to shelter something)  :: hangar {m}, baraque {f}
shed {v} /ʃɛd/ (to part or divide)  :: séparer
shed {v} (to pour; to make flow)  :: verser
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 quelque chose
sheen {n} /ʃiːn/ (splendor; radiance; shininess)  :: brillance
sheen {v} (shine; glisten)  :: briller
sheep {n} /ʃiːp/ (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} (shy, meek, shameful or embarrassed)  :: penaud
sheeple {n} /ˈʃiːpəl/ (the sheeple, one of the sheeple)  :: pigeon {m}, mouton {m}
sheepskin {n} (skin of a sheep)  :: peau de mouton {f}
sheer {adj} (pure; unmixed)  :: pur
sheer {adj} (straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular)  :: vertical
sheer {adj} /ʃɪɹ/ (very thin or transparent)  :: transparent
sheet {n} /ʃit/ (bedsheet) SEE: bedsheet  ::
sheet {n} (rope to adjust sail)  :: écoute {f}
sheet {n} (sheet for baking)  :: plaque {f}
sheet {n} (sheet of material)  :: feuille {f}
sheet {n} (sheet of paper)  :: feuille {f}
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}
shegetz {n} (non-Jewish male)  :: cheïguèts {m}, shegets {m}
sheik {n} /ʃeɪk/ (leader of an Arab village, family or small tribe)  :: cheik {m}
Sheinwoodian {prop} (subdivision of the Silurian period)  :: Sheinwoodien
shekel {n} /ˈʃekəl/ (sheqel) SEE: sheqel  ::
Shekkacho {prop} (language of Ethiopia)  :: shakacho {m}
shelduck {n} (waterfowl)  :: tadorne
shelf {n} (capacity)  :: étagère {f}, rayonnage {m}
shelf {n} /ʃɛlf/ (structure)  :: rayon {m}, étagère {f}, tablard {m} [Switzerland]
shelf life {n} (the length of time a product will last without deteriorating)  :: durée de vie
shell {n} (any hollow structure; framework, or exterior structure)  :: carcasse {f} [of a building]
shell {n} (by extension, any mollusks having such a covering)  :: coquillage
shell {n} (casing of an artillery projectile)  :: douille {f}
shell {n} (chemistry: set of atomic orbitals that have the same principal quantum number)  :: couche {f}
shell {n} (computing: general-purpose environment)  :: interface système {f}
shell {n} (conjoined scutes that comprise the "shell" of a tortoise or turtle)  :: carapace {f}
shell {n} (covering of a nut)  :: coque {f}
shell {n} /ʃɛl/ (hard calcareous or chitinous external covering of many invertebrates)  :: coquille {f}, coquillage {m}
shell {n} (emaciated person)  :: squelette {m}
shell {n} (entomology: exoskeleton of certain insects)  :: carapace {f}
shell {n} (hard covering of an egg)  :: coquille {f}
shell {n} (hollow usually spherical or cylindrical projectile fired from a mortar or a cannon)  :: obus {m}
shell {n} (nautical: outer covering of the hull)  :: coque {f}
shell {n} (overlapping hard plates comprising the armor covering armadillo's body)  :: carapace {f}
shell {n} (pod)  :: cosse {f}
shell {n} (psychological barrier to social interaction)  :: coquille
shell {v} (informal: to disburse or give up money, to pay)  :: douiller
shell {v} (to bombard, to fire projectiles at)  :: pilonner, bombarder
shell {v} (to remove the outer covering or shell of something)  :: décortiquer
shellac {n} (processed secretion of the lac insect)  :: gomme-laque {f}
shellfish {n} /ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ/ (aquatic food that has a shell)  :: coquillage {m}
shell out {v} (pay money)  :: aligner, banquer
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
shelve {v} /ʃɛlv/ (to store, set aside, quit, or halt)  :: suspendre
shenanigan {n} /ʃəˈnænɪgən/ (shenanigans) SEE: shenanigans  ::
shenanigans {n} /ʃəˈnænəɡɪns/ (trickery, games; skulduggery)  :: (children's games) chahut {m}, tricherie {f}
shepherd {n} /ˈʃɛp.ərd/ (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'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}
sheqel {n} /ˈʃekəl/ (currency unit in Israel)  :: shekel {m}
sherbet {n} /ˈʃɝːbɚt/ (frozen fruit juice)  :: sorbet
Sheremetyevo {prop} (airport in Russia)  :: Cheremetievo {m}
sheriff {n} /ˈʃɛɹɪf/ (all meanings)  :: shérif {m}
Sherifian {adj} (all senses)  :: chérifien
sherry {n} (fortified wine)  :: xérès {m}, jerez {m}
sherry {n} (glass of sherry)  :: xérès {m}, verre {m} de xérès, verre de jerez
sherry {n} (variety of sherry)  :: xérès {m}, jerez {m}
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} (a common or longstanding belief, custom, or catchphrase associated with a particular group, especially one with little current meaning or truth)  :: shibboleth
shibboleth {n} /ˈʃɪbəlɛθ/ (a word, especially seen as a test, to distinguish someone as belonging to a particular nation, class, profession etc)  :: shibboleth
shield {n} (anything that protects or defends)  :: bouclier {m}
shield {n} (heraldry)  :: écu {m}
shield {n} /ʃiːld/ (armor)  :: bouclier {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 volcano {n} (volcano)  :: volcan bouclier {m}
shift {n} (act of shifting)  :: décalage {m} [technology, astronomy]
shift {n} (button on a keyboard)  :: touche majuscule {f}
shift {n} (change of workers)  :: roulement {m}
shift {n} /ʃɪft/ (type of women's undergarment) SEE: slip  ::
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
shiitake {n} (Lentinula edodes)  :: shiitaké {m}
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
Shiite {n} (Shi'a) SEE: Shi'a  ::
shiksa {n} /ˈʃɪksə/ (non-Jewish girl)  :: shiksa {f}, shikse {f}
shill {n} (an accomplice at a confidence trick)  :: compère {m}, commère {f}, comparse {m} {f}
shill {n} /ʃɪl/ (a person paid to endorse a product favourably)  :: homme de paille {m}, prête-nom {m}
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} (currency)  :: shilling {m}
shilling {n} /ˈʃɪlɪŋ/ (former coin)  :: shilling {m}, [obsolete] chelin {m}
shimmer {n} (faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer)  :: chatoyement {m}, chatoiement {m}
shimmer {v} (to shine with a veiled light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer)  :: chatoyer
shimmy {n} (abnormal vibration, especially in the wheels of a vehicle)  :: shimmy {m}
shimmy {v} (to climb something (e.g. a pole) gradually)  :: escalader
shimmy {v} (to shake the body as if dancing the shimmy)  :: shimmy {m}
Shimon {prop} (male given name) SEE: Simeon  ::
Shimshon {prop} (given name) SEE: Samson  ::
shin {n} /ʃɪn/ (front part of the leg below the knee)  :: tibia {m}
shinbone {n} (inner bone of the hind limb below the knee)  :: tibia {m}
shine {n} (brightness from a source of light)  :: éclat {m}
shine {n} (shoeshine) SEE: shoeshine  ::
shine {n} (slang: moonshine) SEE: moonshine  ::
shine {n} (sunshine) SEE: sunshine  ::
shine {v} /ʃaɪn/ (to emit light)  :: briller, luire
shiner {n} /ˈʃaɪnə(r)/ (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, shinto, shintoïsme {m}
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}
ship of the desert {n}  :: vaisseau du désert {m}
shipping {n} (cost of sending goods)  :: frais de port {m}, frais de transport {m}, transport {m}, frais de livraison {m}
shipping {n} (transportation of goods)  :: expédition {f}, envoi {m}
shipworm {n} (Marine mollusc that bores through wood)  :: taret {m}
shipwreck {n} (An event where a ship sinks or runs aground.)  :: naufrage {m}
shipwreck {n} /ˈʃɪpɹɛk/ (A ship that has sunk or run aground so that it is no longer seaworthy.)  :: épave {f}
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 {n} (variety of black grape)  :: syrah
Shiraz {prop} /ʃɚˈɑːz/ (a city in southern Iran)  :: Chiraz {m}
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)  :: esquirer, esquiver, éviter
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} (chicken shawarma)  :: shish taouk
shish taouk {n} /ʃɪʃ tɑʊk/ (grilled skewered chicken cubes)  :: chich taouk
shit {adj} (despicable)  :: dégueulasse {m} {f}
shit {adj} (of poor quality)  :: merdique, nul, nul à chier
shit {interj} (expression of worry, failure)  :: merde
shit {n} (definite plural: diarrhea)  :: la chiasse {f}
shit {n} (nasty, despicable person)  :: [man] fumier {m}, merde {f}, enculé {m}
shit {n} (nonsense, bullshit)  :: des conneries {f-p}
shit {n} (not anything, nothing)  :: que dalle
shit {n} (rubbish)  :: merde {f}
shit {n} /ʃɪt/ (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)  :: merde {f}, crotte {f} [of animals]
shit {v} (to defecate)  :: chier, caguer [South of France]
shit {v} (vulgar: to be stricken with fear)  :: chier dans son froc
shit a brick {v} (To react strongly in anger)  :: chier une pendule [to shit a clock]
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 embarrassment)  :: sourire à manger de la merde {m}
shit-eating grin {n} (broad smile of smugness)  :: rictus jubilatoire {m}
shit-for-brains {adj} (Very stupid)  :: bête, stupide, idiot
shit happens {phrase} (expression of acceptance of misfortune) SEE: such is life  ::
shithead {n} (card game)  :: kilo de merde
shithead {n} /ˈʃɪt.hɛd/ (stupid or contemptible person)  :: enfoiré {m}, enculé {m}
shithouse {adj} (of poor quality)  :: merdique, - de merde
shithouse {n} (outhouse)  :: chiotte {m} {f}
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)  :: chier dans son froc, chier dans sa culotte
shitstorm {n} (A violent situation.)  :: merdier {m} [vulgar], bordel {m} [vulgar], panade {f} [colloquial]
shitter {n} (anus (vulgar)) SEE: ass  ::
shitter {n} /ˈʃɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (toilet)  :: chiottes {f-p}
shitty {adj} /ˈʃɪɾi]/ (very bad; unpleasant; miserable; insignificant)  :: merdique, dégueulasse
shit yeah {interj} (interjection expressing joy)  :: merde!
shive {n} /ʃʌɪv/ (shiva) SEE: shiva  ::
shiver {n} (the act or result of shivering)  :: frisson {m}
shiver {v} /ˈʃɪvə/ (to tremble or shake)  :: trembler
Shlomo {prop} (given name) SEE: Solomon  ::
Shoah {prop} /ˈʃoʊ.ə/ (the systematic mass murder of 6 million Jews) SEE: Holocaust  ::
shoal {n} /ʃəʊl/ (sandbank)  :: banc de sable
shoal {n} (group of fish)  :: banc de poissons {m}
shock {n} (arrangement of sheaves for drying) SEE: stook  ::
shock {n}  :: choc {m}
shock {n} /ʃɑk/ (sudden, heavy impact)  :: choc {m}
shock {n} (life-threatening medical emergency)  :: choc
shock {n} (something surprising)  :: choc {m}
shock {v} (to cause to be emotionally shocked)  :: choquer
shock absorber {n} (device to absorb shocks)  :: amortisseur {m}
shocked {adj} /ʃɒkt/ (surprised, startled, confuded)  :: choqué
shocking {v} (Extremely bad)  :: choquant
shocking {v} (Inspiring shock; startling)  :: choquant, offensant, shocking
shocking {v} (Unusually obscene or lewd)  :: choquant, offensant
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} (piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse’s foot) SEE: horseshoe  ::
shoe {n} /ʃuː/ (protective covering for the foot)  :: chaussure {f}, soulier {m}
shoe {v} (to put horseshoes on a horse)  :: ferrer
shoe {v} (To put shoes on one's feet)  :: chausser
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}
shoestring {n} (a long narrow cut of a food; a julienne)  :: julienne {f}
shoestring {n} (the string or lace used to secure the shoe to the foot; a shoelace)  :: lacet {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} (go away)  :: pschtt, ouste
shoo {v} /ʃuː/ (usher) SEE: usher  ::
shoot {interj} (expressing disdain)  :: mince, mercredi
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 {v} (to fire multiple shots)  :: tirer
shoot {v} (to hit with a shot)  :: tirer
shoot {v} /ʃuːt/ (to fire a shot)  :: tirer
shoot down {v} (to cause to fall by shooting)  :: abattre
shooter {n} (firearm)  :: flingue {m}
shooter {n} (game)  :: jeu {m} de fusillade
shooter {n} /ˈʃuːtə(r)/ (person)  :: tireur {m}
shooting {n} (instance of shooting)  :: tir {m}, fusillade {f}
shooting guard {n} (basketball position)  :: arrière {m}
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
shoot the shit {v} (chat casually) SEE: shoot the breeze  ::
shoot up {v} (To inject (a drug) intravenously)  :: shooter
shop {n}  :: [4] boutique en ligne {f}, [4] magasin virtuel {m} (= online shop; were these for a deleted sense?)
shop {n} /ʃɑp/ (establishment that sells goods)  :: boutique {f}, magasin {m}
shop {n} (workshop)  :: atelier {m}
shop {v} (to digitally edit a picture or photograph) SEE: photoshop  ::
shop {v} (to visit shops)  :: faire les magasins, faire du shopping, faire des courses, faire des achats
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}
shoplift {v} (intransitive: to steal)  :: voler à l’étalage
shoplift {v} (transitive: to steal something)  :: 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} (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  ::
shore bird {n} (shorebird) SEE: shorebird  ::
shoreline {n} (the divide between land and water)  :: rivage {m}
shore pine {n} (lodgepole pine) SEE: lodgepole pine  ::
shore up {v} (to reinforce (something at risk of failure))  :: renforcer
shoring {n} (temporary bracing used to prevent collapse)  :: étançonnement {m}
short {adj} (having little duration)  :: court, bref {m}
short {adj} (of a person, of comparatively little height)  :: petit, bref {m}
short {adj} /ʃɔɹt/ (having a small distance between ends or edges)  :: court
short {v} (shortchange) SEE: shortchange  ::
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}
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} (keyboard shortcut) SEE: keyboard shortcut  ::
shortcut {n} /ˈʃɔːtkʌt/ (path)  :: raccourci
shortcut {n} (symlink)  :: raccourci {m}, lien symbolique {m}
shorten {v} (to become shorter)  :: raccourcir, s'écourter
shorten {v} (to make shorter)  :: raccourcir, 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} (a compendious and rapid method of writing)  :: sténographie {f}
shortly {adv} (In few words; briefly)  :: brièvement
shortly {adv} /ʃɔːrtli/ (in a short or brief time or manner)  :: rapidement
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} /ʃɔː(ɹ)ts/ (plural of short) SEE: short  ::
shorts {n} (pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees)  :: short {m}
short scale {n}  :: échelle courte {f}
short shrift {n} /ˌʃɔɹt ˈʃɹɪft/ (quick rejection)  :: refus rapide
short-sighted {adj} (myopic) SEE: myopic  ::
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-term {adj} (of a short duration of time)  :: à court terme
short-term {adj} (of the near or immediate future)  :: à court terme
shortwave {adj} (of radio waves)  :: onde courte {f}
Shoshone {prop} /ʃoʊˈʃoʊni/ (Amerind people)  :: Shoshones
shot {adj} (tired, weary)  :: crevé, naze
shot {adj} /ʃɑt/ (worn out)  :: fichu, naze
shot {n} (heavy iron ball used for the shot put)  :: poids {m}
shot {n} (launching of a ball or similar object toward a goal)  :: tir {m}, frappe {f}
shot {n} (measure of alcohol)  :: dose {f}, shooter {m}
shot {n} (opportunity or attempt)  :: coup {m}
shot {n} (payment (of a bill), scot or shout)  :: coup {m}
shot {n} (result of launching a projectile)  :: tir {m}
shot {n} (small metal balls used as ammunition)  :: plomb {m}
shot {n} (vaccination or injection)  :: piqure {f}, piqûre {f}
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} (joint between arm and torso)  :: épaule {f}
shoulder {n} /ˈʃoʊldɚ/ (top of the torso, away from the neck)  :: 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 joint {n} (glenohumeral joint) SEE: glenohumeral joint  ::
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
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
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 {n} (broadcast program(me))  :: émission {f}
show {n} (demonstration)  :: démonstration {f}
show {n} (entertainment)  :: spectacle {m}
show {n} (exhibition)  :: exposition {f}
show {v} /ʃəʊ/ (to display)  :: montrer
show {v} (to be visible)  :: se voir
show {v} (to indicate (a fact) to be true)  :: démontrer
showbusiness {n} /ˈʃoʊˌbɪznɪs/ (The entertainment industry.)  :: industrie du spectacle {f}, industrie du divertissement {f}, show business {m}, show-biz {m}
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} (baby shower) SEE: baby shower  ::
shower {n} (bridal shower) SEE: bridal shower  ::
shower {n} (device for bathing)  :: douche {f}
shower {n} (instance of using of this device)  :: douche {f}
shower {v} (to bathe using a shower)  :: se doucher, prendre une douche
shower cap {n} (waterproof headgear worn in shower)  :: bonnet de douche {m}
shower gel {n} (gel shower soap)  :: gel douche {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)  :: 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
showoff {n} (person who attempts to demonstrate prowess or ability)  :: m'as-tu-vu {m}
showroom {n} /ˈʃoʊˌɹum/ (room for display of products)  :: showroom {m}, salle d'exposition {f}, salle de montre {f} [Quebec]
show trial {n} (a trial held for appearance's sake)  :: parodie de procès {f}
show up {v} (to appear)  :: apparaître, se montrer
show up {v} (to expose)  :: montrer
showy {adj} (for show)  :: tape-à-l’œil
shrapnel {n} (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
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 that tears up objects into smaller pieces)  :: broyeur {m}, déchiqueteuse {f}
shrew {n} /ʃɹuː/ (mouselike animal)  :: musaraigne {f}
shrew {n} (woman)  :: furie {f}, mégère {f}
shrewd {adj} (artful, tricky or cunning)  :: habile, roublard {m}
shrewd {adj} (streetwise)  :: malin {m}, futé {m}, avisé {m}, sagace {m} {f}
shrewd {adj} /ʃɹuːd/ (showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters)  :: perspicace, sagace {m} {f}
shriek {n} /ʃɹiːk/ (a sharp, shrill outcry or scream)  :: hurlement
shriek {v} (to utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry)  :: crier
shrike {n} (Any of various passerine birds of the family Laniidae)  :: pie-grièche {f}
shrill {adj} /ʃɹɪl/ (high-pitched and piercing)  :: strident
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}, châsse {f}, lieu saint {m}
shrine {v} (enshrine) SEE: enshrine  ::
shrink {n} (psychiatrist or therapist (informal, belittling))  :: psy {m}
shrink {v} /ˈʃɹɪŋk/ (intransitive: to contract, to become smaller)  :: se réduire, rétrécir, se resserrer
shrink {v}  :: rapetisser
shrink {v} (transitive: to cause something to shrink)  :: rétrécir, faire rétrécir, rapetisser, diminuer
shrive {v} /ˈʃɹaɪv/ (confess) SEE: confess  ::
shrivel {v} (become wrinkled)  :: se rider
shrivel {v} /ˈʃrɪvəl/ (collapse inward)  :: se flétrir
shroom {n} (magic mushroom)  :: champi {m}
shroud {n} (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)  :: schtetl {m}, shtetl {m}, stetl {m}
shuck {v} /ʃʌk/ (to extract shellfish from shells)  :: décortiquer, écailler, écosser
shudder {n} (moment of almost pleasurable fear; a frisson)  :: frisson {m}
shudder {n} (shivering tremor)  :: tremblement {m}, 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
shufti {n} /ˈʃʊf.ti/ (glance) SEE: glance  ::
shun {v} /ʃʌn/ (to avoid)  :: éviter, rejeter
shun {v} (to escape)  :: fuir, esquiver
shunt {v} (to divert electric current)  :: détourner le courant électrique
shut {v} /ʃʌt/ (to close)  :: fermer
shutdown {n} (action of closing)  :: arrêt {m} [du système]
shutout {n} (game that ends with one side not having scored)  :: balle {f}, balles {f-p}
shutter {n} (part of a camera)  :: obturateur {m}
shutter {n} /ˈʃʌtɚ/ (protective panels over windows)  :: volet {m}
shutter speed {n} (time during which the shutter of a camera remains open)  :: vitesse d'obturation {f}
shuttle {n} (part of a loom)  :: navette {f}
shuttle {n} (transport service)  :: navette {f}
shuttlecock {n} /ˈʃʌtl̩kɑk/ (badminton ball)  :: volant {m}
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} (imperative: "Shut up!")  :: tais-toi! informal, taisez-vous! formal or plural; ferme-la! informal and impolite, boucle-la! informal and impolite, ta gueule! informal and very impolite
shut up {v} (intransitive: to stop talking or making noise)  :: se taire
shut up {v} (put (an object) in a secure enclosed place)  :: enfermer, renfermer
shut up {v} /ʃʌt ˈʌp/ (close (a building) so that no one can enter)  :: fermer
shut up {v} (transitive: to stop (a person) from talking or (a person or thing) from making noise)  :: faire taire, taire
shvitz {n} /ʃvɪts/ (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
shy {adj} /ʃaɪ/ (easily frightened)  :: apeuré, timide
shy {adj} (cautious)  :: prudent
shy {adj} (embarrassed)  :: embarrassé
shy {adj} (reserved)  :: timide
shy {v} (to avoid due to timidness or caution) SEE: shy away  ::
shylock {n} /ˈʃaɪlɑk/ (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} (kinsman) SEE: kinsman  ::
sib {n} /sɪb/ (kindred) SEE: kindred  ::
sib {n} (sibling) SEE: sibling  ::
Siberia {prop} /saɪˈbɪərɪə/ (region of Russia)  :: Sibérie {f}
Siberian {adj} (from, of or pertaining to Siberia)  :: sibérien
Siberian {n} (a person from Siberia)  :: Sibérien {m}, Sibérienne {f}
Siberian {n} (domestic cat breed)  :: sibérien {m}
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}
sibling {n} /ˈsɪblɪŋ/ (person who shares same parents)  :: frère et sœur {m} {p}, fratrie {f}
sibyl {n} (a pagan female oracle)  :: sibylle {f}
sibylline {adj} /ˈsɪbɪlaɪn/ (pertaining to a sibyl)  :: sibyllin {m}
sic {adv} /sɪk/ (thus, thus written)  :: sic
Sichuan {prop} (a province in China)  :: Sichuan {m}
Sicilian {adj} (relating to Sicily or its inhabitants)  :: sicilien
Sicilian {n} (chess opening) SEE: Sicilian Defence  ::
Sicilian {n} (person)  :: Sicilien {m}, Sicilienne {f}
Sicilian {prop} (language)  :: sicilien {m}
Sicilian Defence {n} (chess opening)  :: défense sicilienne {f}
Sicily {prop} (island)  :: Sicile {f}
sick {adj} /sɪk/ (ill) SEE: ill  ::
sick {adj} (slang: very good, excellent)  :: de malade
sick {n} (sick people)  :: les malades {m-p}
sick and tired {adj} (frustrated and annoyed) SEE: fed up  ::
sickbay {n} (a room or area for the treatment of the sick or injured)  :: infirmerie {f}
sicken {v} (to be or become ill)  :: tomber malade
sicken {v} (to make ill)  :: rendre malade
sickening {adj} (causing sickness or disgust)  :: à s'en rendre malade, [possibly offensive] dégoûtant
sickle {adj}  :: serpe
sickle {adj} (shaped like the blade of a sickle)  :: falciforme
sickle {n} /sɪkl̩]/ (agricultural implement)  :: faucille {f}
sickle {v} (to cut with a sickle)  :: fauciller
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
sickness {n} /ˈsɪknɪs/ (the quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady)  :: maladie {f}
side {n} (flat surface of an object)  :: face {f}
side {n} (left or right half)  :: côté {m}
side {n} /saɪd/ (bounding straight edge of an object)  :: côté {m}
side {n} (set of opponents in a game)  :: équipe {f}
side {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish  ::
side {n} (surface of a sheet of paper)  :: page {f}
side {n} (television channel) SEE: channel  ::
sidebearing {n} (margin of empty space)  :: approche {f}
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
sidecar {n} (one-wheeled attachment to a motorcycle)  :: side-car {m}
side dish {n} (serving of food meant as an accompanying dish)  :: garniture {f}
sidedish {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish  ::
side effect {n} (computing: a state change caused by a function call)  :: effet de bord {m}
side effect {n} (medicine: an adverse effect)  :: effet secondaire {m}, effet indésirable {m}
side effect {n} (unintended consequence of any action)  :: 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} (relating to a measurement of time relative to the position of the stars)  :: sidéral
sidereal {adj} /səˈdɪɹiəl/ (of or relating to 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}
side-straddle hop {n} (jumping jack) SEE: jumping jack  ::
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}
sidewards {adj} (sideward) SEE: sideward  ::
sidewards {adv} (sideward) SEE: sideward  ::
sideways {adv} (askance)  :: de travers
sideways {adv} /ˈsaɪdweɪz/ (with a side to the front)  :: de côté
sideways {adv} (towards one side)  :: de côté
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} /siːdʒ/ (military blockade of settlement)  :: siège
siege {v} (to assault with the intent of conquering by force or attrition)  :: assiéger
siege warfare {n} (warfare involving a siege)  :: guerre de siège {f}
siemens {n} /ˈsiːmənz/ (derived unit of electrical conductance)  :: siemens {m}
Siena {prop} (city)  :: Sienne {f}
Siena {prop} /siˈɛnə/ (province)  :: 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} (Republic of Sierra Leone)  :: Sierra Leone {f}
siesta {n} /siˈɛstə/ (an afternoon nap)  :: sieste {f}
sieve {n} (process that filters out unwanted pieces of input)  :: crible {m}
sieve {n} /sɪv/ (device to separate larger objects)  :: tamis {m}, crible {m}, passoire {f} [for cooking]
sieve {v} (to strain, sift or sort using a sieve)  :: tamiser, sasser
sievert {n} /ˈsiːvət/ (SI unit of radiation dose)  :: sievert {m}
sift {v} (to separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving)  :: éparpiller, disséminer
sift {v} (to sieve or strain (something))  :: passer, tamiser
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} (device used in aiming a firearm)  :: mire {f}, viseur {m}
sight {n} /saɪt/ (eyesight) SEE: eyesight  ::
sight {n} (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 {v} (get sight of)  :: apercevoir
sight {v} (take aim at)  :: viser
sight {v} (visually register)  :: voir
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} (any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols)  :: symbole {m}
sign {n} (astrological sign)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} (flat object bearing a message)  :: signe {m}, marqueur {m}
sign {n} (linguistic unit in sign language)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} (meaningful gesture)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} (omen)  :: signe {m}, présage {m}
sign {n} (positive or negative polarity)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} /saɪn/ (visible indication)  :: signe {m}
sign {n} (sign language in general)  :: langue des signes {f}
sign {n} (traffic sign)  :: panneau de signalisation {m}
sign {v} (intransitive: to communicate using sign language)  :: parler la langue des signes
sign {v} (to make (a document) official by writing one's signature)  :: signer
sign {v} (to persuade a sports player etc. to sign a contract.)  :: faire signer
sign {v} (to write one's signature on a document)  :: signer
sign {v} (to write one's signature somewhere)  :: signer
sign {v} (transitive: to communicate using sign language)  :: dire ... en langue des signes
signage {n} /ˈsaɪnɪdʒ/ (Signs taken collectively)  :: signalisation, fléchage
signal {n} (device to give indication)  :: signal {m}
signal {n} /ˈsɪɡn(ə)l/ (indication)  :: signal {m}
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} (extent to which something matters)  :: importance {f} , signification {f}
significance {n} (meaning)  :: signification {f}
significant {adj} (having a low probability of occurring by chance)  :: significatif {m}
significant {adj} /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkənt/ (having noticeable effect)  :: significatif
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}
signified {n} (concept evoked by a sign)  :: signifié {m}
signifier {n} (the sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign)  :: signifiant {m}
signify {v} (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}
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
Sikhism {prop} (religion)  :: sikhisme {m}
silage {n} (fodder stored in a silo)  :: silage {m}
silence {n} /ˈsaɪləns/ (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} (not implying significant modifications which would affect a peptide sequence)  :: silencieux
silent {adj} (not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn)  :: silencieux {m}, muet
silent {adj} /ˈsaɪlənt/ (free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet)  :: silencieux {m}, [verb "to be silent"] taire
silent {adj} (undiagnosed or undetected because of an absence of symptoms)  :: silencieux
silent film {n} (film without sound)  :: film muet {m}
silently {adv} (in a silent manner; making no noise)  :: silencieusement
silent miscarriage {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
Silesia {prop} /saɪˈliʒə/ (region)  :: Silésie {f}
Silesian {adj} /saɪˈliːziən/ (of or pertaining to Silesia)  :: silésien
silhouette {n} /ˌsɪlʊˈwɛt/ (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}
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} (fabric)  :: soie {f}
silk {n} /sɪlk/ (fiber)  :: soie {f}
Silk Road {prop} (Silk Road)  :: route de la soie {f}
silk-screen printing {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing  ::
silkworm {n} /ˈsɪlkwɜːm/ (caterpillar)  :: ver à soie {m}
silky {adj} (similar in texture or appearance to silk)  :: soyeux
silky anteater {n} (Cyclopes didactylus)  :: myrmidon {m}
sill {n} (horizontal member bearing the upright portion of a frame)  :: linteau {m}
sill {n} /sɪl/ (base of a window)  :: rebord {m}
silliness {n} (that which is perceived as silly or frivolous)  :: bêtise {f}, stupidité {f}
silly {adj} (irresponsible, showing irresponsible behaviors)  :: idiot, fou {m}, givré {m} [slang], branque [slang], jeté {m} [slang]
silly {adj} (pejorative: simple, not intelligent, unrefined)  :: idiot de, imbécile de
silly {adj} (playful, giggly)  :: bébête, idiot, nunuche {f}
silly {adj} (semiconscious)  :: abruti
silly {adj} /ˈsɪli/ (foolish, showing a lack of good sense and wisdom)  :: sot, insensé, idiot {m}, bête, fou {m}, stupide
silly string {n} (sprayed coloured foam)  :: aérosol à fil serpentin {m}
silo {n} /ˈsaɪloʊ/ (vertical building for storing grain)  :: silo {m}
silo {n}  :: silo
silt {n} /sɪlt/ (fine earth deposited by water)  :: vase, limon
silt {v} (to become clogged with silt)  :: envaser
silt {v} (to clog or fill with silt)  :: envaser
silt up {v} (become filled or clogged with silt)  :: envaser
silurid {n} (any catfish of the Siluridae family)  :: siluridé {m}
Silvanus {prop} (biblical character)  :: Silvain
Silvanus {prop} (male given name)  :: Sylvain
silver {adj} (having a color/colour like silver)  :: argenté
silver {adj} (made from silver)  :: en argent
silver {n} (cutlery/silverware)  :: argenterie {f}
silver {n} /ˈsɪl.vɚ/ (metal)  :: argent {m}
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} (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 lining {n} (a good aspect of a mostly bad event)  :: lueur d'espoir {f}
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}
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}
silvery {adj} (resembling silver)  :: argenté {m}
silvery-cheeked antshrike {n} (Sakesphorus cristatus)  :: batara à joues argent
Silvia {prop} (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} /ˌsɪmfəˈroʊpəl/ (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)  :: similarité {f}, similitude {f}
similarly {adv} (in a similar style or manner)  :: pareil, semblablement, similairement
simile {n} /ˈsɪməli/ (figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another)  :: comparaison {f}
similitude {n}  :: similitude {f}
simmer {v} ((intransitive) to cook or undergo heating slowly)  :: mijoter
simmer {v} ((transitive) to cause to cook or undergo heating slowly)  :: faire mijoter
Simon {prop} (male given name)  :: Simon
Simon {prop} /ˈsaɪmən/ (biblical characters)  :: Simon
Simone {prop} /səˈməʊn/ (female given name)  :: Simone {f}
simoniac {adj} (of or pertaining to a practitioner of simony)  :: simoniaque {m} {f}
simoniac {n} (one who carries on or is guilty of simony)  :: simoniaque
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 {n} (frivolous smile)  :: minauderie {f}, sourire affecté {m} (lit., affected smile)
simper {v} /ˈsɪmpɚ/ (To smile in a frivolous manner)  :: minauder
simple {adj} (simple-minded)  :: simple {m} {f}
simple {adj} /ˈsɪmpəl/ (uncomplicated)  :: simple
simple {n} (preparation from one plant)  :: simple {m}
simple-minded {adj} (Lacking mental capacity)  :: simple d'esprit, simplet
simple past {n} (the simple past)  :: 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 sentence {n} (sentence containing one independent clause and no dependent clause)  :: phrase simple {f}
simpleton {n} (simple person lacking common sense)  :: nigaud {m}
simplex {n} (an analogue in any dimension of the triangle or tetrahedron)  :: simplexe {m}
simplicity {n} (freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury)  :: simplicité
simplicity {n} (freedom from complication; efficiency)  :: simplicité
simplicity {n} (quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts)  :: simplicité
simplicity {n} (quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths)  :: simplicité
simplification {n} /ˌsɪmpləfəˈkeɪʃən/ (act of simplifying)  :: simplification {f}
Simplified Chinese {prop} (Chinese written using simplified characters)  :: chinois simplifié {m}
simplify {v} /ˈsɪmplɪfaɪ/ (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} /ˌsimjəˈleɪkrəm/ (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} (process of simulating)  :: simulation {f}
simulation {n} (something which simulates)  :: simulation {f}
simultaneity {n} /ˌsaɪməltə'niɪti/ (the quality or state of being simultaneous)  :: simultanéité {f}
simultaneous {adj} /ˌsaɪ̯m.əlˈteɪ̯n.i.əs/ (at the same time)  :: simultané
simultaneous {n} (simultaneous interpretation) SEE: simultaneous interpretation  ::
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} (misdeed)  :: péché {m}
sin {n} /sɪn/ (violation of religious law)  :: péché {m}
sin {v} (to commit a sin)  :: pécher
Sinai {prop} (peninsula)  :: Sinaï {m}
since {adv} /sɪn(t)s/ (from a specified time in the past)  :: depuis
since {conj} (because)  :: puisque, vu que, étant donné que
since {conj} (from the time that)  :: dès que, depuis que
since {prep} (from (time))  :: depuis
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 of holy shroud)  :: 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
sinew {n} /ˈsɪnjuː/ (tendon) SEE: tendon  ::
sinful {adj} (evil) SEE: evil  ::
sinful {adj} /ˈsɪnfəl/ (of or relating to sin)  :: coupable
sing {v} (confess under interrogation)  :: se mettre à table
sing {v} /siːŋ/ (to produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice)  :: chanter
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} (not married nor dating)  :: célibataire
single {adj} /ˈsɪŋɡl/ (not accompanied by anything else)  :: seul
single {n} (baseball: hit)  :: simple {m}
single {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket  ::
single {n} (one who is not married)  :: célibataire {m} {f}
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 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}
single room {n} (a hotel room with one single bed)  :: chambre simple {f}
singlet {n} /ˈsɪŋɡlɪt/ (a 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
Singlish {prop} (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)  :: faire le courage de
singular {adj} (linear algebra: of matrix: having no inverse)  :: singulier
singular {adj} /ˈsɪŋɡjəlɚ/ (grammar: referring to only one thing)  :: 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}
singularity {n} (physics: point of infinite density)  :: 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} /ˌsɪŋgjəˈlæɹətɪ/ (peculiar state or occurrence)  :: singularité {f}
singularization {n}  :: singularisation {f}
singulative {n} (a singulative form or construction)  :: singulatif
Sinhala {prop} /ˈsɪnhələ/ (Sinhalese) 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 {prop} (the language)  :: cinghalais {m}
sinicization {n} (process of sinicising)  :: sinisation {f}
sinister {adj} (evil)  :: sinistre {m} {f}
sinister {adj} (heraldic "left")  :: sénestre
sinister {adj} /ˈsɪnɨstər/ (ominous)  :: sinistre {m} {f}
Sinitic {adj} /saɪˈnɪtɪk/ (relating to the group of Chinese languages)  :: sinitique, chinois
sink {n} (basin)  :: évier {m}
sink {n} (sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole  ::
sink {v} (cause (ship, etc) to sink)  :: couler {m}
sink {v} /sɪŋk/ (descend into liquid, etc)  :: s'enfoncer
sinkable {adj} (capable of being sunk)  :: submersible
sinker {n} (sinker nail) SEE: sinker nail  ::
sinker {n} /sɪŋkə(ɹ)/ (weight used in fishing)  :: plomb {m}
sinkhole {n} (geology: hole formed in soluble rock)  :: doline {f}
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}, pécheuse {f}
Sino- {prefix} /ˈsɪnəʊ/ (relating to China or Chinese)  :: sino-
Sinocentrism {n} /ˌsɪnɵˈsɛntɹɪzəm/ (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} /ˌsaɪnəˈfoʊbiə/ (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-Xenic {adj} (related to Chinese readings in Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese borrowings from medieval Chinese)  :: sinoxénique
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Japanese) SEE: Sino-Japanese  ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Korean) SEE: Sino-Korean  ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Vietnamese) SEE: Sino-Vietnamese  ::
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} (having curves in alternate directions; meandering)  :: sinueux
sinus {n} /ˈsaɪnəs/ (pouch or cavity in any organ or tissue)  :: sinus {m}
sinus {n}  :: sinus paranasal {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
sir {n} /sɝ/ (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} (to procreate)  :: saillir
siren {n} (dangerously seductive woman)  :: sirène {f}
siren {n} (device for making a sound alarm)  :: sirène {f}
siren {n} (kind of salamander)  :: sirène {f}
siren {n} /ˈsaɪrən/ (nymph of Greek mythology)  :: sirène {f}
sirensong {n} (siren song) SEE: siren song  ::
Sirius {prop} /ˈsɪɹiəs/  :: Sirius {m}
sirloin {n} (cut of beef)  :: aloyau, faux-filet, contrefilet {m}, contre-filet {m}
sirup {n} (syrup) SEE: syrup  ::
sis {n} /sɪs/ (sister)  :: frangine {f}
siskin {n} /ˈsɪskɪn/ (small European finch) SEE: Eurasian siskin  ::
sissify {v} /ˈsɪsɪfaɪ/ (To make sissy; to emasculate.)  :: effeminer, émasculer
sissy {n} (a timid, unassertive or cowardly person)  :: poule mouillée {f}, gonzesse {f}
sissy {n} (sister) SEE: sis  ::
sissy {n} /ˈsɪsi/ (an effeminate boy or man)  :: efféminé {m}
sister {n} (a nun; a female member of a religious community)  :: sœur {f}, nonne {f}, religieuse {f}
sister {n} (senior nurse)  :: infirmière {f}
sister {n} /ˈsɪstɚ/ (woman or girl having the same parents)  :: sœur {f}
sister city {n} (city in a relationship of cordiality)  :: ville jumelée {f}
sisterhood {n} (quality of being sisterly)  :: sororité
sisterhood {n} (state of being sisters)  :: sororité
sister-in-law {n} (brother's wife)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's brother's wife)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's sister)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's brother's wife)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's sister)  :: belle-sœur {f}
sister ship {n} (ship built to the same design)  :: sister-ship {m}, navire-jumeau {m}
sister-wife {n} (co-wife)  :: coépouse, co-épouse, sœur-épouse
sister-wife {n} (co-wife who is also one's sister)  :: sœur-épouse
sistrum {n} /ˈsɪstrəm/ (instrument)  :: sistre {m}
Sisyphus {prop} /ˈsɪsɪfəs/ (figure)  :: Sisyphe {m}
sit {v} (move oneself into such a position)  :: s’asseoir
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}
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} (region where chemical reactions take place)  :: site
site {n} /saɪt/ (a website)  :: site {m}
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 it {v} (sit on) SEE: sit on  ::
sitting duck {n} (an obvious or unconcealed target)  :: cible {f} facile
sitting room {n} (living room) SEE: living room  ::
situated {adj} (located in a specific place)  :: situé
situation {n} (location)  :: lieu {m}, localisation {f}, situation {f}
situation {n} (one's status with regard to circumstances)  :: situation {f}
situation {n} (position of employment)  :: emploi {m}, poste {m}
situation {n} (state of affairs)  :: situation {f}
situation {n} /sɪtjuːˈeɪʃən/ (position vis-à-vis surroundings)  :: situation {f}
situation comedy {n} (episodic comedy television program, see also: sitcom)  :: comédie de situation
six {n} (digit)  :: six {m}
six {n}  :: six {m}
six {num} /sɪks/ (cardinal number)  :: six
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} (A set of six beverage cans)  :: pack de six {m}
six-pack {n} ((bodybuilding) A highly developed set of abdominal muscles)  :: tablette de chocolat {f}
six perfections {n} (six virtues in Mahayana Buddhism)  :: six perfections
sixteen {num} /ˈsɪk.stiːn/ (cardinal number 16)  :: seize
sixteenth {n} (one of sixteen equal parts of a whole)  :: seizième {m}
sixteenth {num} /ˌsɪksˈtiːnθ/ (the ordinal form of the number sixteen)  :: seizième (before the noun); seize (after the name)
sixteenth note {n} (sixteenth note) SEE: semiquaver  ::
sixth {adj} /sɪksθ/ (ordinal form of the number six)  :: sixième (before the noun); (in names of monarchs and popes) six (after the name) (abbreviation VI)
sixth {n} (one of six equal parts of a whole)  :: sixième {m}
sixth {n} (person or thing in sixth place)  :: sixième {m} {f}
sixth sense {n} (extrasensory perception)  :: sixième sens {m}
sixties {n} (decade of the 1960s)  :: années soixante {f-p}, années 60 {f-p}
sixtieth {adj} /ˈsɪkstiəθ/ (the ordinal form of the number sixty)  :: soixantième, 60ème
sixtieth {n} (one of sixty equal parts of a whole)  :: soixantième {m}
sixtieth {n} (person or thing in the sixtieth position)  :: soixantième {m} {f}
sixty {num} /ˈsɪksti/ (cardinal number)  :: soixante {m}
sixty-eight {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-huit
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} (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
sixty-three {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-trois
sixty-two {num} (cardinal number)  :: soixante-deux
sizable {adj} (sizeable) SEE: sizeable  ::
size {n} (a specific set of dimensions for clothing)  :: taille {f}
size {n} (assize) SEE: assize  ::
size {n} /saɪz/ (dimensions or magnitude of a thing)  :: taille {f}
size {n}  :: taille {f}, grandeur {f}
sizzle {n} (the sound of water hitting a hot surface)  :: grésillement {m}
sizzle {v} (to make the sound of water hitting a hot surface)  :: grésiller
skandha {n} (any of the five aspects constituting the sentient being in Buddhism)  :: skandha
skate {n} (act of skating or ice skating)  :: patinage {m}
skate {n}  :: patin {m}
skate {n} /skeɪt/ (ice skate or roller skate)  :: patin
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} (insect) SEE: water strider  ::
skater {n} /ˈskeɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (person who skates)  :: patineur {m}, patineuse {f}, skateur {m}, skateuse {f} (skateboard)
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
skeeter {n} (mosquito) SEE: mosquito  ::
skeg {n} /skɛɡ/ (Rudder-supporting structure)  :: aileron, skeg
skein {n} /skeɪn/ (quantity of yarn)  :: écheveau {m}
skein {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak  ::
skeletal {adj} (haggard)  :: squelettique {m} {f}
skeletal {adj} (of, or relating to the skeleton)  :: squelettique {m} {f}
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} (a shameful secret)  :: cadavre dans le placard {m}, squelette dans le placard {m}
skeleton in the cupboard {n} (a shameful secret)  :: cadavre dans le placard {m}
skeleton key {n} (a key that opens a range of locks)  :: passe-partout {m}
skeptic {n} (someone who habitually doubts beliefs and claims)  :: sceptique
skeptical {adj} (related to skepticism)  :: sceptique
skeptical {adj} /ˈskeptɪkəl/ (having, or expressing doubt)  :: dubitatif, sceptique
skepticism {n} (general disposition to doubt)  :: scepticisme {m}
sketch {n} (lookout) SEE: lookout  ::
sketch {n} (quick freehand drawing)  :: esquisse {f}
sketch {n} (rough design or draft)  :: ébauche {f}
sketch {n} (short musical, dramatic or literary work or idea)  :: sketch {m}
sketch {v} (to create a sketch)  :: esquisser
sketchy {adj} (Of questionable or doubtful quality)  :: louche, glauque
sketchy {adj} /ˈskɛtʃi/ (Roughly or hastily laid out; intended for later refinement)  :: sommaire, incomplet, partiel, superficiel
skeuomorphism {n} (practice of incorporating obsolete or skeuomorphic elements into a desin)  :: skeuomorphisme {m}
skew {adj} /skjuː/ (neither perpendicular nor parallel)  :: gauche, oblique
skew {v}  :: fausser
skew {v} (to change or alter in a particular direction)  :: biaiser
skewer {n} (chess scenario)  :: enfilade {f}
skewer {n} /ˈskjuːəɹ/ (pin used to secure food during cooking)  :: brochette {f}, broche {f}
skewer {v} (to impale on a skewer)  :: embrocher
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  ::
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 left 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
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}  :: téléski {m}, remonte-pente {m}, remontée mécanique {f}
skill {n} /skɪl/ (capacity to do something well)  :: habileté {f}, don {m}, capacité {f}
skilled {adj}  :: habile (dans)
skilled {adj} /skɪld/ (having or showing skill)  :: habile
skillful {adj} /skɪl.fəl/ (possessing skill)  :: habile
skim {v} (read quickly, skipping some detail)  :: feuilleter
skim {v} (remove cream)  :: écrémer
skim {v} (ricochet)  :: ricocher
skim {v} /skɪm/ (throw an object so it bounces on water)  :: faire des ricochets
skim milk {n} (milk with removed cream)  :: lait écrémé {m}
skimp {v} /skɪmp/ (to make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp)  :: lésiner
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 {n} (skin of an animal used by humans)  :: peau {f}
skin {n} /skɪn/ (outer covering of the body of a person or animal)  :: peau {f}
skin {n} (the outer protective layer of any plant or animal)  :: peau {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}
skin-deep {adj} (superficial)  :: à fleur de peau
skinflint {n} (one who is excessively stingy or cautious with money)  :: radin, avare
skinhead {n} /ˈskɪnhɛd/ (member of skinhead subculture)  :: skinhead {m}
skink {n} /skɪŋk/ (lizard)  :: scinque {m}
skin mag {n} (skin magazine) SEE: skin magazine  ::
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
skip {n} (An open-topped rubbish bin)  :: benne {f}
skip {v} /skɪp/ (to move by hopping on alternate feet)  :: sautiller
skipjack {n} (Katsuwonus pelamis)  :: bonite à ventre rayé
skip-kennel {n} (lackey)  :: saute-ruisseau {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} (minor dispute)  :: escarmouche {f}
skirmish {n} /ˈskɜː(r)mɪʃ/ (brief battle between small groups)  :: 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} (part of dress)  :: jupe {f}
skirt {n} /skɜ˞t/ (clothing)  :: jupe {f}
skirt {n} (something resembling a skirt)  :: jupe {f}
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} (to move hurriedly)  :: s'enfuir (of insects, etc.)
ski wax {n} (wax for skis and snowboards)  :: fart {m}
Skopje {prop} (capital of Macedonia)  :: Skopje, Skoplje
Skopje {prop} (Macedonia) SEE: Macedonia  ::
Skopostheorie {n} (idea that translating and interpreting should take into account function) SEE: Skopos theory  ::
skua {n} /ˈskjuːə/ (predatory seabird of the family Stercorariidae)  :: labbe {f}
skulduggery {n} /skʌlˈdʌɡəɹi/ (devious device or trick)  :: entourloupe {f}
skulk {v} /skʌlk/ (to conceal oneself; to hide)  :: se cacher
skull {n} /skʌl/ (cranium)  :: crâne {m}
skull and crossbones {n} (symbol of death)  :: tête de mort {f}
skullcap {n} (flowering plant)  :: scutellaire {f}
skullcap {n} (hat)  :: calotte {f}
skullcap {n} /ˈskʌlkæp/ (cap that covers from the forehead to just above the back of the neck)  :: kippa {f}, calotte {f}
skullduggery {n} (deceptive activities) SEE: skulduggery  ::
skunk {n} /skʌŋk/ (animal)  :: mouffette {f}, sconse {m}
skunk {n} (skunkweed) SEE: marijuana  ::
sky {n} (heaven)  :: ciel {m}
sky {n} /skaɪ/ (atmosphere above a point)  :: ciel {m}
sky {n} (specific view, condition)  :: ciel {m}
sky blue {adj} (colour)  :: bleu ciel
sky blue {n} (colour)  :: bleu ciel
sky burial {n} (a Tibetan funeral practice)  :: inhumation céleste {f}
skyclad {adj} /ˈskaɪ.klæd/ (nude) SEE: nude  ::
skydiving {n} (jumping out of an aircraft and freefalling)  :: parachutisme {m}, skydiving {m}
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} (silhouette against city or buildings)  :: horizon {m}, ligne d'horizon {f}
skyline {n} /ˈskaɪˌlaɪn/ (horizon) SEE: horizon  ::
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} (paving stone)  :: dalle {f}
slab {n} /slæb/ (flat piece of material)  :: chape {f}
slack {n} /slæk/ (small coal, coal dust)  :: gravier {m}
slack {v} (to procrastinate)  :: glander
slacker {n} /ˈslækɚ/ (procrastinating or lazy person)  :: paresseux {m}, feignasse {f}
slack off {v} (deliberately in during one's work or study)  :: glander, tirer au flanc
slag {n} (a woman (sometimes a man) who has loose morals relating to sex)  :: pute {f}
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 heap {n}  :: terril {m}
slake {v} /sleɪk/ (To satisfy thirst)  :: étancher, rassasier
slaked lime {n} (calcium hydroxide) SEE: calcium hydroxide  ::
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 {n} (poetry slam) SEE: poetry slam  ::
slam {v} /slam/ (to shut with sudden force and noise)  :: claquer
slander {n} (false and malicious statement)  :: calomnie {f}
slander {v} (utter a slanderous statement)  :: calomnier
slanderer {n} (One who slanders)  :: calomniateur {m}, calomniatrice {f}
slanderous {adj} (Both untrue and harmful to a reputation)  :: diffamatoire
slang {n} (cant) SEE: cant  ::
slang {n} (jargon) SEE: jargon  ::
slang {n} /sleɪŋ/ (slang)  :: argot {m}, langue verte {f}, jargon {m}
slant {n} (bias)  :: connotation {f}
slant {n} (pejorative: person of Asian descent)  :: [man] bridé {m}, [woman] bridée {f}
slant {n} /ˈslænt/ (slope or incline)  :: biais {f}
slant {v} (to bias or skew)  :: biaiser
slant {v} (to lean, slope or incline)  :: incliner, pencher
slanting {n} (quality of being slanted)  :: en pente
slap {n} /slæp/ (A blow.)  :: 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)
slapdash {adj} /ˈslæpdæʃ/ (done hastily)  :: bâclé
slap in the face {n} (slap in the face or on the cheek)  :: soufflet {m}, gifle {f}
slapper {n} (female of loose morals)  :: putain {f}
slap someone five {v} (give someone five) SEE: give someone five  ::
slash {n}  :: entaille {f}
slash {n} /slæʃ/ (slash fiction) SEE: slash fiction  ::
slash {v} (to cut across something with a knife, sword, etc)  :: entailler, taillader
slasher {n} (horror movie)  :: slasher {m}
slat {n} (aeronautical: moveable control surface at the leading edge of a wing)  :: dispositif hypersustentateur {m}
slat {n}  :: pale
slat {n} /slæt/ (thin, narrow strip)  :: palette {f}, lamelle {f}
slate {n} (colour/color)  :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (record of money owed)  :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (sheet of slate for writing on)  :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} /sleɪt/ (rock)  :: ardoise {f}
slate {n} (tile)  :: ardoise {f}
slater {n} /ˈsleɪtɚ/ (one who lays slate)  :: couvreur {m}
slattern {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute  ::
slattern {n} /ˈslætɚn/ (slut) SEE: slut  ::
slaughter {n}  :: abattage {m}
slaughter {n} (killing of many people)  :: carnage {m}
slaughter {n} /ˈslɔtɝ/ (killing of animals (also kosher and halal rituals))  :: 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} (person forced to work for another)  :: esclave
slave {n} /sleɪv/ (person owned by another)  :: esclave {m} {f}, serf {m}, serve {f}
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 {n} (slave ship)  :: navire d'esclaves {m}
slaver {n} /ˈsleɪvɚ/ (slave trader)  :: marchand d'esclaves {m}
slaver {v} /ˈslævɚ/ (to drool saliva)  :: baver
slavery {n} (condition in which one is captivated or subjugated)  :: esclavage {m}
slavery {n} (condition of servitude endured by a slave)  :: esclavage {m}
slavery {n} /ˈsleɪvəɹi/ (institution or practice of owning human beings)  :: esclavage {m}
slave trade {n} (traffic in slaves)  :: commerce des esclaves {f}, traite négrière {f}
Slavic {adj} /ˈslɑːvɪk/ (of the Slavs, their culture or languages)  :: slave, slavon
Slavicist {n} (a scholar who specializes in the study of the Slavic family of languages)  :: slaviste {m} {f}
Slavic studies {n} (academic discipline)  :: slavistique {f}
Slavism {n} (a Slavic idiom or phrase)  :: slavisme {m}
Slavistics {n} (Slavic studies) SEE: Slavic studies  ::
Slavo- {prefix} (relating to Slavic race or languages)  :: slavo-
Slavonia {prop} (region of Croatia)  :: Slavonie
Slavonic {adj} (related to Slavonia)  :: slavon {m}
Slavonic {adj} (Slavic) SEE: Slavic  ::
Slavonic {prop} /sləˈvɒn.ɪk/ (unrecorded ancestor of Slavic languages)  :: slavon {m}, vieux slave {m}, esclavon {m}, paléoslave {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} /slɛdʒ/ (sledgehammer) SEE: sledgehammer  ::
sledge {n} (sleigh or sled)  :: traîneau {m}, luge {f}
sledgehammer {n} (kind of hammer)  :: marteau de forgeron {m}, masse {f}
sledge hockey {n} (version of ice hockey)  :: hockey sur luge
sleek {adj} /sliːk/  :: brillant, élégant
sleep {n} /sliːp/ (state of reduced consciousness)  :: sommeil {m}
sleep {n} (substance found in the corner of the eyes / figurative objectification of sleep)  :: chassie {f}
sleep {v} (to rest in state of reduced consciousness)  :: dormir
sleep apnea {n} (brief interruptions of breathing during sleep)  :: apnée du sommeil
sleeper {n} (horizontal wooden or concrete structural member supporting railway lines)  :: traverse {f}
sleeper {n} (railroad sleeping car) SEE: sleeping car  ::
sleeper {n} (someone who sleeps)  :: dormeur {m}
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 {adj} /ˈsliːpɪŋ/ (asleep) SEE: asleep  ::
sleeping {n} (state or act of being asleep)  :: sommeil {m}
sleeping bag {n} (padded or insulated bag)  :: sac de couchage {m}
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (fairy tale)  :: La Belle au bois dormant
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
sleep like a log {v} (to sleep well, without disturbance)  :: dormir comme un loir, dormir comme une marmotte
sleep mask {n} (blindfold)  :: masque de nuit
sleep on {v} (to postpone a decision at least overnight)  :: la nuit porte conseil
sleep start {n} (hypnic jerk) SEE: hypnic jerk  ::
sleep twitch {n} (hypnic jerk) SEE: hypnic jerk  ::
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}, endormi, ensommeillé {m}, ensuqué
sleepy head {n} (a sleepy person) SEE: sleepyhead  ::
sleepyhead {n} (ruddy duck) SEE: ruddy duck  ::
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} (mechanical covering or lining)  :: chemise {f} (inner), gaine {f} (outer), manchon {m}
sleeve {n} (record cover)  :: pochette {f} (of record), boîtier {m} (of CD)
sleeve {n} /sliːv/ (part of a garment that covers the arm)  :: manche {f}
sleigh {adj} /sleɪ/ (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} (thin)  :: svelte
slender-horned gazelle {n} (Gazella leptoceros)  :: gazelle leptocère
sleuth {n} (detective)  :: détective {m}
sleuth {n} /sluːθ/ (bloodhound)  :: limier {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}
slicer {n} (slicing cucumber) SEE: slicing cucumber  ::
slick {adj} (slippery due to a covering of liquid)  :: glissant
slick {n} (A covering of liquid, particularly oil)  :: nappe {f}
slide {n} (act of sliding)  :: glissade {f}
slide {n} (item of play equipment)  :: toboggan {m}
slide {n} (mechanism of a part which slides on or against a guide)  :: glissière {f}, coulisse {f}
slide {n} (microscope slide)  :: lame {f}
slide {n} (rubble, earth and stones moving down)  :: glissement, glissement de terrain
slide {n} (slippery surface for someone to slide on)  :: glissoire {f}
slide {n} (transparent image for projecting)  :: diapositive, diapo
slide {n} (valve in eg. a trombone)  :: coulisse {f}
slide {v} /slaɪd/ (to cause to move in contact with a surface)  :: glisser
slide {v} (to lose balance)  :: glisser
slide {v} (to move in continuous contact with a surface)  :: glisser
slide {v} (to move with low friction)  :: glisser
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener  ::
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}  :: diaporama
slideshow {n} (presentation)  :: diaporama {m}
sliding door {n} (door)  :: porte coulissante {f}
slight {adj} /slaɪt/ (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 {n} (bandage)  :: écharpe {f}
sling {n} (instrument for throwing)  :: fronde {f}, bricole {f}, lance-pierre {m}
sling {n} (rope or chain arrangement)  :: élingue {f}
sling {n} (rope or iron securing a yard to a mast)  :: hauban
sling {n} (strap attached to a firearm)  :: bandoulière {f}
sling {n} (the act of hurling as with a sling)  :: jet {m}
sling {v} /ˈsliːŋ/ (to throw)  :: lancer
slinger {n} (someone who slings or who uses a sling)  :: frondeur {m}
slingshot {n} /ˈslɪŋʃɒt/ (Y-shaped stick)  :: fronde {f}
slip {n} (act of slipping)  :: glissade {f}
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 err)  :: se tromper, faire erreur
slip {v} (to lose one's traction)  :: glisser
slip {v} (to pass)  :: faire passer
slip {v} (to worsen)  :: empirer
slip knot {n}  :: nœud coulant
slip of the tongue {n} (mistake in speech)  :: lapsus {m}
slipped disk {n} (protruding vertebral disk)  :: 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  ::
slit {n} /ˈslɪt/ (narrow cut or opening; a slot)  :: fente
slit {n} (vulgar, slang: opening of the vagina)  :: fente {f}
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} (bait made of pieces of small fish)  :: languette
sliver {n} (New York: A narrow high-rise apartment building)  :: tour, gratte-ciel
sliver {n} /ˈslɪ.vɚ/ (a long piece cut or rent off; a sharp, slender fragment)  :: écharde, éclat
slob {n} (lazy, obese person)  :: lambin {m}
slob {n} /slɒb/ (lazy, slovenly person)  :: souillon {m} {f}, flemmard {m} {f}
slobber {v} (To allow saliva or liquid to run from one's mouth)  :: baver
sloe {n}  :: prunelle {f}
sloe {n} /sləʊ/ (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} (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
slope {n} (mathematics)  :: pente {f}
slope {n} (math: slope of the line tangent to a curve at a given point)  :: pente {f}
sloppy {adj} (messy; not neat, elegant, or careful)  :: bâclé, négligé
slosh {v} (of a liquid, to shift chaotically; to splash noisily)  :: éclabousser
sloshing {n} (A motion or action that sloshes.)  :: ballottement {m}
slot {n} (A slot machine designed for gambling)  :: machine à sous {f}
slot {n} (narrow depression, perforation, or aperture)  :: emplacement {m}, fente {f}
slot {n} /slɒt/ (wooden bar for fastening door)  :: barre {f}
sloth {n} (mammal)  :: paresseux {m}, {m}
sloth {n} /slɔθ/ (laziness)  :: paresse {f}
slot machine {n} (gambling machine)  :: machine à sous {f}
slot machine {n} (vending machine) SEE: vending machine  ::
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 {prop} (language of Slovakia)  :: slovaque {m}
Slovakia {prop} /sloʊˈvɑ.ki.ə/ (Slovakia)  :: Slovaquie {f}
Slovene {adj} /ˈsləʊˌviːn/ (adjective)  :: slovène {m} {f}
Slovene {n} (a person)  :: Slovène {m} {f}
Slovene {prop} (the language)  :: slovène {m}
Slovenia {prop} /sloʊˈə/ (country in Europe)  :: Slovénie {f}
Slovenian {adj} /ˌsləˈvɪinɪiən/ (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
Slovenian {n} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
Slovenian {prop} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
slovenly {adj} (careless or negligent; sloppy)  :: négligé {m}, bâclé {m}
slovenly {adj} /ˈslʌv.ə (having an untidy appearance; unkempt)  :: négligé {m}, dépeigné {m}
slovenly {adj} (unwashed, dirty, disorderly)  :: sale {m} {f}
Slovio {prop} (an artificial Slavic language)  :: slovio {m}
Slovyansk {prop} (city)  :: Sloviansk, Slaviansk
slow {adj} (lacking in promptness; acting with deliberation)  :: lent, tardif
slow {adj} /sloʊ/ (not quick in motion)  :: lent {m}, lente {f}
slow {adj} (spread over a comparatively long time)  :: lent
slow {v} (to reduce the speed of)  :: ralentir, freiner
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
slow motion {n} (film stretched in time)  :: ralenti {m}
slowness {n} (quality of being slow)  :: lenteur {f}
slowworm {n} (Anguis fragilis)  :: orvet {m}
sludge {n} (generic term for separated solids)  :: lie {f}
sluff {n} /slʌf/ (slough) SEE: slough  ::
sluff {v} (slough) SEE: slough  ::
slug {n} (bullet)  :: pruneau {m}
slug {n} (lazy person) SEE: sluggard  ::
slug {n} /slʌɡ/ (gastropod)  :: limace {f}
sluggard {n} (lazy or idle person)  :: fainéant {m}, fainéante {f}, flemmard {m}, flemmarde {f}
sluggish {adj} (having no power to move one's self or itself; inert)  :: rétamé {m} [slang], naze {m} {f} [slang]
sluggish {adj} /ˈslʌɡɪʃ/ (slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream)  :: poussif {m}, poussive {f}, faiblard {m} [familiar], faiblarde {f}
sluice {n} /sluːs/ (passage for water)  :: écluse {f}
slum {n} (dilapidated neighborhood)  :: bidonville {m}
slumber {n} (a very light state of sleep)  :: somnolence {f}
slumber {v} (to be in a very light state of sleep)  :: somnoler
slumber party {n} (a party where people are dressed in pyjamas)  :: soirée pyjama {f}
slump {v} (to collapse heavily)  :: s'affaler
slur {n} /slɜː(r)/ (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} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink)  :: barbotine {f}
slush {n} (liquid mud or mire)  :: gadoue {f}
slush {n} /slʌʃ/ (half-melted snow)  :: neige fondue {f}, névasse {f} [Can]
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} (a female dog)  :: chienne
slut {n} (prostitute) SEE: whore  ::
slut {n}  :: pute {f}, garce {f}
slut {n} /slʌt/ (sexually promiscuous woman)  :: salope {f}, trainée {f}
slut {n} (untidy person)  :: truie {f}
sly {adj} (dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble)  :: espiègle {m} {f}
sly {adj} /slaɪ/ (artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily)  :: sournois, malin, rusé, matois
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
smack {n} /smæk/ ((slang) heroin) SEE: horse  ::
smack-dab {adv} (exactly, directly)  :: pile-poil
small {adj} /smɔl/ (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}
small-eared galago {n} (Otolemur garnettii) SEE: northern greater galago  ::
smaller {adj} /ˈsmɔlɚ]/ (comparative of small)  :: plus petit
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
smalltown {n} (small town) SEE: small town  ::
small wonder {n} (unsurprising occurrence)  :: pas étonnant (que ...)
smaragdine {n} /sməˈræɡdiːn/ (emerald) SEE: emerald  ::
smarmy {adj} /ˈsmɑːɹ.mi/ (Falsely earnest, smug, or ingratiating)  :: obséquieux
smart {adj} (exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books)  :: habile, intelligent
smart {adj} (exhibiting social ability or cleverness)  :: habile
smart {v} /smɑɹt/ (to hurt or sting)  :: piquer
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} (figuratively: to defeat overwhelmingly)  :: écraser
smash {v} (hit extremely hard)  :: percuter
smash {v} (to break violently)  :: fracasser
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} (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 {n} (mark)  :: trace, traînée, frottis (Pap smear)
smear {n} (Pap smear) SEE: Pap smear  ::
smear {v} /smɪɚ/ (to spread (a substance))  :: badigeonner
smear {v} (to damage someone's reputation by slandering, making false accusations)  :: diffamer
smear campaign {n} (negative propaganda)  :: campagne de diffamation {f}
smear test {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: frottis {m}
smell {n} (sense of smell)  :: odorat {m}
smell {n} /smɛl/ (sensation)  :: odeur {f}, parfum {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} (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} (production of metal, especially iron, from ore) SEE: smelting  ::
smelt {n} /ˈsmɛlt/ (fish of the family Osmeridae)  :: éperlan {m}
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} /smaɪl/ (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} (emoticon) SEE: emoticon  ::
smiley {n} /ˈsmaɪli/ (representation of a smiling face)  :: émoticône {f}
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
smith {n} /smɪθ/ (craftsperson who works metal)  :: forgeron {m}
Smith {prop} (most common surnames by language)  :: Martin
Smith {prop} (surnames derived from the equivalents of "smith")  :: Fabre
smithereens {n} /smɪðəˈriːnz/ (Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items)  :: miettes {p}
smithy {n} /ˈsmɪθi/ (forge) SEE: forge  ::
smock {n} (a blouse)  :: blouse {f}
smock {n} (a loose garment worn as protection)  :: blouse {f}
smock {n} /smɑk/ (undergarment)  :: blouse {f}
smog {n} /smɒɡ/ (urban air pollution)  :: smog {m}
smoke {n} (baseball slang:fastball) SEE: fastball  ::
smoke {n} (colloquial: cigarette)  :: clope {f}
smoke {n} /smoʊk/ (visible particles and vapour given off by burning material)  :: fumée {f}
smoke {v} (slang: to kill, especially with a gun)  :: descendre
smoke {v} (to give off smoke)  :: fumer
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 preserve or prepare by treating with smoke)  :: fumer
smoke alarm {n} (smoke detector) SEE: smoke detector  ::
smoked {adj} /smoʊkt/ (of food, preserved by treatment with smoke)  :: fumé
smoke detector {n} (device)  :: détecteur de fumée {m}
smoked meat {n} (smoked meat in general)  :: viande fumée {f}
smoked salmon {n} (edible salmon that is cured by smoking)  :: saumon fumé {m}
smokefall {n} (artificial waterfall of smoke for shows)  :: cascade de vapeur {f}, cascade de vapeur d'azote {f}
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}
smoke like a chimney {v} (to smoke tobacco frequently)  :: fumer comme un pompier /to smoke like a fireman/
smoker {n} (bee smoker) SEE: bee smoker  ::
smoker {n} (smoking car) SEE: smoking car  ::
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} (anything used to conceal or distract)  :: écran de fumée {m}
smokescreen {n} (disguise, mask, cover)  :: écran de fumée {m}
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
Smolensk {prop} (city)  :: Smolensk {m}
smooch {v} ((informal) to kiss)  :: bécoter
smooth {adj} (action: natural; unconstrained)  :: naturel {m}
smooth {adj} (bland; glib)  :: lisse
smooth {adj} (linguistics, classical studies, of a vowel: lacking marked aspiration)  :: douce {f}
smooth {adj} (mathematics, of a function: Having derivatives of all finite orders at all points within the function’s domain)  :: régulier
smooth {adj} (motion: unbroken)  :: souple
smooth {adj} /smuːð/ (lacking friction, not rough)  :: lisse
smooth {adj} (suave; sophisticated)  :: sophistiqué {m}
smooth {adj} (without difficulty)  :: doux {m}, facile
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} /ˈsmuðɨn/ (make smooth)  :: lisser
smoothie {n} (drink)  :: smoothie {m}, frappé aux fruits {m}, frappé {m}
smooth snake {n} (Coronella austriaca)  :: coronelle lisse
smother {v} (to suffocate)  :: étouffer
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}
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} (promiscuous woman) SEE: slut  ::
smut {n} /smʌt/ (soot) SEE: soot  ::
Smyrna {prop} /zmˈɪɚnɑː/ (city)  :: Smyrne {f}
snack {n} (an item of food eaten between meals)  :: casse-croûte {m} or casse-croute {m}, grignotage {m}
snack {n} /snæk/ (a light meal)  :: casse-croûte {m} or casse-croute {m}, hors-d'œuvre {m}, goûter {m}
snack {v} (to eat a light meal)  :: grignoter
snack {v} (to eat between meals)  :: grignoter
snack bar {n} (a small restaurant serving light meals)  :: cafétéria {f}, bistro {m}
snag {n} (problem or difficulty)  :: pépin {m}, hic {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}
snagging list {n} (list of construction problems) SEE: punch list  ::
snail {n} (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell)  :: escargot {m}
snail mail {n} (postal mail)  :: courrier papier {m}, courrier traditionnel {m}
snake {n} (plumbing tool)  :: furet {m}
snake {n} /sneɪk/ (legless reptile)  :: serpent {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}
snake hawk {n} (laughing falcon) SEE: laughing falcon  ::
snakehead {n} (fish)  :: ophicéphale
snake oil {n} (ineffective potion or nostrum)  :: poudre de perlimpinpin {f}
snaky {adj} (twisty) SEE: twisty  ::
snap {n} (act of hitting a middle or ring finger against the palm)  :: claquement de doigts {m}
snap {n} /snæp/ (quick breaking or cracking sound or the action of producing such a sound)  :: claquer {m}
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 fastener {n} (fastening mechanism)  :: bouton-pression {m}
snappish {adj} /ˈsnæpɪʃ/  :: hargneux
snappy {adj} (rapid and without delay)  :: fissa
snapshot {n} (A photograph)  :: instantané {m}
snare {n} (music: type of drum)  :: caisse claire {f}
snare {n} (trap)  :: collet {m}
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]
snatch {n} (competitive weightlifting event)  :: arraché {m}
snatch {n} (piece of sound)  :: bribe {f}
snatch {v} /snætʃ/ (to grasp quickly)  :: empoigner, happer, saisir
snatch {v} (to grasp and remove)  :: arracher, enlever [brusquement]
snatch {v} (to snatch a victory)  :: arracher [la victoire]
snatch {v} (to steal)  :: s'emparer de, voler, piquer, arracher
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}
sneakily {adv} (in a sneaky manner)  :: sournoisement
sneaky {adj} (Dishonest; deceitful)  :: sournois, fourbe
sneaky {adj} /ˈsniːki/ (Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries)  :: insaisissable, furtif
sneer {v} /snɪɹ/ (raise a corner of the upper lip slightly in scorn)  :: ricaner
sneeze {n} (act of sneezing)  :: éternuement {m}, atchoum
sneeze {v} /sniz/ (expel air as a reflex)  :: éternuer
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
sniffer plane {n} (airplane for oil detection)  :: avion renifleur {m}
snigger {n} /ˈsnɪɡə/ (a sly or snide laugh)  :: ricanement {m}
snigger {v} (to emit a snigger)  :: ricaner
snipe {n} /snaɪp/ (bird of the family Scolopacidae)  :: bécassine {f}
sniper {n} (any attacker using a non-contact weapon against a specific target from a concealed position)  :: franc-tireur {m}
sniper {n} (a person using long-range small arms for precise attacks from a concealed position)  :: franc-tireur {m}
sniper {n}  :: tireur isolé
snippet {n} /ˈsnɪpɪt/ (a textfile containing a relatively small amount of code)  :: snippet {m}
snitch {n} (informer, usually one who betrays his group)  :: balance {f}, délateur {m}, informateur {m}, indicateur {m}, indic {m}, dénonciateur {m}
snitch {n} (thief)  :: voleur {m}, voleuse {f}
snitch {v} /snɪtʃ/ (steal)  :: piquer, voler
snivel {n} (nasal mucus; snot)  :: rhinorrhée {f}
snivel {v} (to whine or complain, whilst crying)  :: pleurnicher, chialer colloquial
snob {n} /snɒb/ (person who seeks to be a member of the upper classes)  :: snob {m} {f}
snog {v} (slang: kiss passionately)  :: peloter
snood {n} (neckwarmer) SEE: neckwarmer  ::
snood {n} /snuːd/ (hairnet) SEE: hairnet  ::
snooker {n} /ˈsnʊkər/ (cue sport)  :: billard {m}
snoop {v} (to be devious and cunning so as not to be seen)  :: espionner
snoop around {v} (to snoop at a location)  :: espionner
snoot {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
snooze {n} (A period of sleep; a nap)  :: roupillon {m}
snooze {v} /snuːz/ (To sleep, especially briefly; to nap)  :: faire une sieste, faire un somme, [informal] piquer un roupillon
snore {n} (act and noise of snoring)  :: ronflement {m}
snore {v} /snɔɹ/ (breathe during sleep with harsh noises)  :: ronfler
snorer {n} (person who snores)  :: ronfleur {m}, ronfleuse {f}
snoring {n} /ˈsnɔːrɪŋ/ (action or sound)  :: ronflement {m}
snorkel {n} (hollow tube used for breathing underwater)  :: tuba {m}, prise d'air {f}
snort {n} (sound made by exhaling roughly through the nose)  :: reniflement {m}
snort {v} (to exhale roughly through the nose)  :: renifler
snot {n} (contemptible child)  :: morveux {m}
snot {n} /snɒt/ (mucus)  :: morve {f}, roupie {f}
snot {v} (to blow, wipe or clear the nose)  :: moucher
snotty {adj} (dirtied with snot)  :: morveux
snotty {adj} (ill-tempered, impertinent)  :: impretinent {m}, de mauvaise humeur
snout {n} (long, projecting nose, mouth, and jaw of a beast)  :: museau {m}, groin {m} [pig]
snout moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar  ::
snow {n} (collective precipitation)  :: chute de neige {f}
snow {n} (colour)  :: blanc comme neige
snow {n} /snoʊ/ (precipitation)  :: 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, lang=fr] 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}
snow chain {n} (a chain put on a wheel of a vehicle to give it more traction)  :: chaine de neige {f}
snowdrift {n} (bank of snow)  :: congère {f}
snowdrop {n} /ˈsnoʊ.drɑp/ (plant)  :: perce-neige {m}
snowfall {n} (instance of falling of snow)  :: chute de neige {f}
snowflake {n} /ˈsnoʊ.fleɪk/ (crystal)  :: flocon de neige {m}
snow fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
snow globe {n} (decorative object)  :: boule à neige {f}
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}
snow pea {n} (cultivar of pea)  :: mangetout {m}
snow pentathlon {n} (pentathlon involving five winter events)  :: pentathlon des neiges {m}
snow plow {n} (in skiing)  :: chasse-neige
snow plow {n} (vehicle)  :: [France] chasse-neige, [Quebec] charrue, déneigeuse {f}
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 {prop} /snoʊ hwaɪt/ (character from Snow White (Schneewittchen))  :: Blanche-Neige {f}
snowy {adj} /snəʊi/ (covered with snow)  :: neigeux
snowy owl {n} (large white owl)  :: harfang {m}, harfang des neiges
snub {n} (deliberate affront or slight)  :: camouflet {m}
snub {v} (slight, ignore, behave coldly toward)  :: snober
snub {v} (turn down, dismiss)  :: snober
snuff {n} /snʌf/ (fine-ground tobacco)  :: tabac à priser {m}, snuff {m}
snuffbox {n} (small box)  :: tabatière {f}
snuggle {v} /ˈsnʌɡəl/ (to lie close to another person or thing, hugging or being cosy)  :: se blottir (contre), se pelotonner, se lover
so {adj} (in that state)  :: le
so {adv} (in a particular manner)  :: ainsi, comme ça
so {adv} (slang: very much)  :: tellement
so {adv} (to a particular extent)  :: aussi
so {adv} (very)  :: tellement, vraiment, si
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 {interj} (interjection used to introduce a new topic)  :: alors, du coup
so {n} (sol) SEE: sol  ::
soak {v} /soʊk/ (to be saturated with liquid by being immersed in it)  :: tremper
soak {v} (to allow (especially a liquid) to be absorbed)  :: éponger
soak {v} (to immerse in liquid to the point of saturation or thorough permeation)  :: faire tremper, immerger
soaked {adj} /səʊkt/ (drenched)  :: trempé, [Quebec] trempe
so-and-so {n} (anything generic)  :: ci et ça
so-and-so {n} (placeholder name)  :: Untel
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]
soapwort {n} (herb)  :: saponaire
soar {n} (act of soaring)  :: essor {m}
soar {n} (upward flight)  :: envol {m}
soar {v} /sɔɹ/ (to fly aloft with little effort)  :: planer
soar {v} (to fly by means of a glider)  :: planer
soar {v} (to mount upward on wings)  :: monter, s'élever
soar {v} (to rise rapidly or high)  :: grimper en flèche, monter en flèche, s'élancer, s'envoler
sob {n} /sɑb/ (a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath)  :: sanglot {m}
sob {v} (say (something) while sobbing)  :: dire en sanglotant
sob {v} (weep with convulsive gasps)  :: sangloter
soba {n} (Japanese buckwheat noodle)  :: soba {m}
sobbing {adj} (that or who sobs)  :: sanglotant {m}, sanglotante {f}
sobbing {n} (action of the verb "to sob")  :: sanglotement {m}
so be it {phrase} (indication of acceptance)  :: soit, ainsi soit-il, qu'il en soit ainsi
sober {adj} (dull)  :: sobre
sober {adj} (moderate)  :: sobre
sober {adj} (not given to excessive drinking of alcohol)  :: sobre
sober {adj} /ˈsəʊ.bə(ɹ)/ (not drunk)  :: sobre
sober {v} (overcome intoxication)  :: cuver
sober up {v} (to become sober)  :: se dégriser, se désenivrer
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)  :: soi-disant
so-called {adj} (so named, without negative connotation)  :: dénommé {m}
soccer {n} /ˈsɑk.ɚ/ (game)  :: football {m} (Europe), soccer {m} (America, Australia)
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} /səʊʃl̩/ (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} (group of socialist political philosophies)  :: socialisme {m}
socialism {n} (intermediate phase of social development)  :: socialisme {m}
socialism {n} (political philosophy of social and economic equality)  :: socialisme {m}
socialist {adj} (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}
socialization {n} (sociology: the process of learning one’s culture)  :: socialisation {f}
socialize {v} (to instruct, usually subconsciously, in the etiquette of a society)  :: développer l'aspect social, socialiser
socialize {v} (to interact with others)  :: fréquenter des gens, voir des gens
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 security {n} (benefits)  :: sécurité sociale {f}
social security {n} (system)  :: 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} (high society) SEE: high society  ::
society {n} /səˈsaɪ.ə.ti/ (group of people sharing culture)  :: société {f}
Socinian {adj} (pertaining to the Socinians)  :: socinien {m}
Socinian {n} /soʊˈsɪn.iː.ən/ (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination)  :: un socinien {m}, une socinienne {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} (a 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}
sociopolitical {adj} (socio-political) SEE: socio-political  ::
sock {n} (Greco-Roman shoe)  :: socque {m}
sock {n} (gun sock) SEE: gun sock  ::
sock {n} /sɑk/ (covering for the foot)  :: chaussette {f}, bas {m} [Canadian French]
sock {n} (sock puppet) SEE: sock puppet  ::
socket {n} (computing interprocess communication channel)  :: socket {f}
socket {n} (hollow in a bone)  :: orbite {m} (for the eye), cavité {f}, capsule {f}
socket {n} /ˈsɒkɪt/ (mechanical opening)  :: prise, douille
socket wrench {n} (A type of wrench)  :: clé à douille {f}
sock puppet {n} (second account created by a user in an online community)  :: faux-nez {m}, marionnette {f}
sock puppet {n} (simple puppet made from a sock)  :: poupée de chiffon {f}, 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
socred {n} (person who subscribes to the social credit political philosophy)  :: créditiste
socred {n} (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} (carbonated water)  :: eau pétillante {f}
soda {n} /ˈsoʊdə/ (sodium carbonate)  :: carbonate de soude {m}
soda {n} (sweet, carbonated drink)  :: boisson gazeuse {f}, soda {m}, [Canada] liqueur {f}
sodality {n} (companionship) SEE: companionship  ::
sodality {n} /səʊˈdælɪti/ (fraternity)  :: sodalité {f}
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}
sodden {adj} (soaked)  :: trempé
sodium {n} /ˈsoʊdiəm/ (a reactive metal)  :: sodium {m}
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 bicarbonate {n} (used as a raising agent)  :: bicarbonate {m}
sodium chloride {n} (chemical term for table salt; NaCl)  :: chlorure de sodium {m}
sodium hydrogen carbonate {n} (NaHCO3) SEE: sodium bicarbonate  ::
sodium hydroxide {n} (caustic alkali)  :: hydroxyde de sodium {m}
sodium lamp {n} (sodium vapor lamp) SEE: sodium vapor lamp  ::
sodium sulfate {n} (Na2SO4)  :: sulfate de sodium {m}
Sodom {prop} /ˈsɑdəm/ (city in the Middle East)  :: Sodome {m}
sodomise {v} (to perform anal sex)  :: sodomiser
sodomise {v} (to perform anal sex with an animal)  :: sodomiser
sodomist {n} (sodomist)  :: sodomiste {m}
sodomite {n} (one who practices sodomy)  :: sodomite {m}
sodomy {n} /ˈsɒdəmi/ (anal sex, see also: anal sex)  :: sodomie {f}, enculade {f}
Sod's law {n} /sɒdz lɔː/ (rule)  :: loi de l'emmerdement maximum {f}
sofa {n} /ˈsoʊfə/ (upholstered seat)  :: canapé {m}, sofa {m}
sofa-bed {n} /ˈsoʊfəbɛd/ (sofa that unfolds into a bed)  :: canapé-lit {m}, clic-clac {m}, divan-lit {m} [Quebec]
so far {adv} (until now; previously; yet)  :: jusqu'à maintenant, jusqu'à présent, jusqu'alors
so far so good {proverb} (up to this point, all is OK)  :: jusqu'à présent, tout va bien
soffit {n} /ˈsɑ.fɪt/ (visible underside of an arch, balcony, beam, cornice, staircase, vault or any other architectural element)  :: soffite {m}
Sofia {prop} /ˈsəʊfiə/ (the capital city of Bulgaria)  :: Sofia
Sofian {n} (someone from Sofia)  :: Sofiote {m} {f}
soft {adj} (foolish) SEE: foolish  ::
soft {adj} (gentle)  :: doux {m}, douce {f}
soft {adj} (of a cloth)  :: mou {m}, molle {f}, doux
soft {adj} /sɔft/ (giving way under pressure)  :: mou {m}, molle {f}, doux
softball {n} (ball)  :: softball {m}
softball {n} (game)  :: balle-molle {f}, [Canada] balle molle {f}, softball {m}
soft-boiled {adj} (of an egg)  :: à la coque
soft-boiled {adj} (sentimental)  :: sentimental {m}, sentimentale {f}
soft chancre {n} (chancroid) SEE: chancroid  ::
softcore pornography {n} (form of pornography where the sexual acts are relatively unexplicit)  :: soft {m}
soft drink {n} (sweet, non-alcoholic carbonated beverage)  :: boisson gazeuse {f}, soda {f}
soften {v} /ˈsɔfən/ ((transitive) To make something soft or softer)  :: adoucir
softly {adv} /ˈsɔftli/ (softly, gently)  :: doucement
softness {n} (the quality of being soft)  :: douceur {f}
soft palate {n} (tissue)  :: voile du palais {m}, palais mou {m}
soft paraffin {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
soft power {n} (political influence that is extended by means of diplomacy, international assistance, cultural exchanges, etc.)  :: soft power {m}, puissance douce {f}
soft roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt  ::
soft serve {n} (frozen dessert)  :: glace italienne {f}
soft soap {n} (soft-soap) SEE: soft-soap  ::
soft spot {n} (fontanelle) SEE: fontanelle  ::
soft spot {n} (point of vulnerability)  :: point faible {m}
soft spot {n} (sentimental fondness or affection)  :: faible {m}
software {n} /ˈsɔftˌwɛɹ/ (encoded computer instructions)  :: logiciel {m}
software engineering {n} (engineering)  :: génie logiciel {m}
software framework {n} (abstraction used in software development)  :: cadriciel
soft water {n} (water with a low concentration of dissolved minerals)  :: eau douce {f}
softwood {n}  :: conifère {m}
Sogdiana {prop} (an ancient Iranian-speaking civilization)  :: Sogdiane {f}
soggy {adj} (soaked with liquid)  :: trempé
soil {n} (country or territory)  :: terre {f}, territoire {m}
soil {n} (faeces or urine etc.)  :: souillure {m}
soil {n} (mineral or organic material serving as a natural medium for the growth of land plants)  :: terre {f}, sol {m}
soil {n} /sɔɪl/ (mixture of sand and organic material)  :: sol {m}, terre {f}
soil {n} (unconsolidated mineral or organic material on the immediate surface of the earth)  :: terre {f}, sol {m}
soil {v} (to defecate into one's clothing) SEE: soil oneself  ::
soil {v} (to make dirty)  :: salir, [literary] souiller
soiled {adj} (dirty)  :: sale, souillé
soil oneself {v} (to defecate on oneself accidentally)  :: faire dans sa culotte
soiree {n} /ˌswɑːˈɹeɪ/ (formal evening party)  :: soirée {f}
sojourn {n} /ˈsoʊdʒɚn/ (A short stay somewhere)  :: séjour {m}
sojourn {v} (Stay temporarily)  :: séjourner
sol {n} /sɑːl/ ((physical chemistry) a type of colloid)  :: sol {m}
sol {n} /soʊl/ (fifth note of a major scale)  :: sol {m}
solace {n} /ˈsɑː.lɪs/ (consolation)  :: consolation, réconfort
solace {n} (source of comfort)  :: consolation, réconfort
solace {v} (to give solace to)  :: soulager, consoler
solanine {n} (poisonous glycoalkaloid found in many species of nightshade)  :: solanine {f}
solar {adj} (of or pertaining to the sun)  :: solaire
solar calendar {n} (a calendar based on the movement of the Earth around the Sun)  :: calendrier solaire {m}
solar day {n} (time for a planet to rotate once relative to the sun)  :: jour solaire {m}
solar eclipse {n} (when the Moon passes between the Earth and the sun)  :: éclipse solaire {f}
solar energy {n} (energy from the sun)  :: énergie solaire {f}
solar flare {n} (violent explosion)  :: éruption solaire {f}
Solarian {n} (inhabitant of the Sun)  :: Solaire {m} {f}, Solarien {m} [rare], Solarienne {f} [rare]
solarium {n} /ˈsɒl.ɛə(ɹ).iː.ʌm/ (establishment where one can rent sunbeds)  :: solarium {m}
solar mass {n} (unit)  :: masse solaire {f}
solar panel {n} (array of connected solar cells)  :: panneau solaire {m}
solar plexus {n} (a complex network of nerves and ganglia, located within the abdomen behind the stomach)  :: plexus solaire {m}, plexus cœliaque {m}
solar prominence {n} (large eruption on the Sun)  :: protubérance solaire {f}
solar system {n} (any collection of heavenly bodies orbiting a star)  :: système solaire {m}
solar system {prop} /ˈsoʊ.lɚ ˌsɪs.təm/ (Solar System) SEE: Solar System  ::
Solar System {prop} /ˈsoʊ.lɚ ˌsɪs.təm/ (the Sun and all the heavenly bodies that orbit around it)  :: système solaire {m}
solar wind {n} (outflow of charged particles from the solar corona into space)  :: vent solaire {m}
solder {n} /ˈsɒldə(ɹ)/ (any of various alloys that are used to join small pieces of metal together)  :: soudure {f}
solder {v} (to join with solder)  :: souder
soldering {n} (method of joining two metallic surfaces by melting an alloy between them)  :: soudure {f}
soldering iron {n} (tool)  :: fer à souder {m}
soldier {n} /ˈsoʊldʒə˞/ (member of an army)  :: soldat {m}
soldier {n} (UK: a piece of buttered bread or toast)  :: mouillette {f}
soldier of fortune {n} (mercenary)  :: mercenaire {m}
sold out {adj} (completely sold)  :: épuisé, complet
sole {adj} /soʊl/ (only)  :: unique, seul
sole {adj} (unmarried; widowed)  :: célibataire
sole {n} (bottom of a shoe or boot)  :: semelle {f}
sole {n} (bottom of the foot)  :: plante {f}, plante du pied {f}
sole {n} (fish)  :: sole {f}
sole {v} (put a sole on (a shoe or boot))  :: semeler
solecism {n} /ˈsɑl.ə.sɪ.zəm/  :: solécisme {m}
sole custody {n} (legal arrangement)  :: garde monoparentale {f}
solely {adv} /ˈsoʊ (exclusively)  :: uniquement, exclusivement, seulement
solemn {adj} /ˈsɒləm/ (performed with great ceremony)  :: solennel {m}, solennelle {f}
solemn {adj}  :: solennel
solemnity {n} (instance of solemn behavior)  :: solennité
solenoid {n} (solenoid)  :: solénoïde {m}
solfeggio {n} (a pedagogical solmization technique for the teaching of sight-singing)  :: solfège {m}
solicitation {n} (instance of soliciting)  :: sollicitation {f}
solid {adj} (extremely filling)  :: plein {m}, pleine {f}
solid {adj} (lacking errors or inconsistencies)  :: solide
solid {adj} (lacking holes or hollows)  :: plein
solid {adj} (large, massive)  :: massif
solid {adj} /ˈsɑlɪd/ (in the solid state)  :: solide
solid {adj} (strong, unyielding (as of foundations etc))  :: solide
solid {adj} (typography: written as one word)  :: continu
solid {n} (chemistry: fundamental state of matter)  :: solide {m}
solid {n} (geometry: three-dimensional object)  :: solide {m}
solidarity {n} (psychological or material support)  :: solidarité {f}
solidarity {n} (unifying bond between individuals with common goal or enemy)  :: solidarité {f}
solidity {n} (the state or quality of being solid)  :: solidité {f}
solidly {adv} (in a solid manner)  :: solidement
solid of revolution {n} (solid produced rotating a two-dimensional curve through 360° about an axis)  :: solide de révolution {m}
solidus {n} (Roman gold coin)  :: soldius {m}
soliflor {n} (A vase designed to hold a single flower)  :: soliflore {m}
soliloquy {n} /səˈlɪləkwi/ (act of a character speaking to himself)  :: soliloque {m}
soliloquy {n} (speech or written discourse in this form)  :: soliloque {m}, monologue {m}
solipsism {n} (self-absorption)  :: vanité {f}
solipsism {n} /ˈsɑlɪpsɪzm/ (theory)  :: solipsisme {m}
solitaire {adj} (living alone or being alone; solitary)  :: solitaire {n}
solitaire {n} (bird of genus Myadestes)  :: solitaire {m}
solitaire {n} (gem)  :: solitaire {m}
solitaire {n} (patience) SEE: patience  ::
solitaire {n} (Peg solitaire)  :: Solitaire {m}
solitaire {n} (Pezophaps solitaria)  :: dronte de Rodriguez {m}, solitaire de Rodriguez {m}
solitaire {n} /ˈsɒlɪˌtɛər/ (person who lives alone) SEE: solitary  ::
solitaire {n} (Threskiornis solitarius)  :: ibis de la Réunion {m}, solitaire de la Réunion {m}, dronte de la Réunion {m}
solitary {adj} (living alone or being by one's self)  :: solitaire, seul
solitary {n} (one who lives alone)  :: solitaire {m} {f}
solitary {n} (solitary confinement) SEE: solitary confinement  ::
solitary confinement {n} (forced isolation)  :: mitard {m}
soliton {n} (self-reinforcing travelling wave)  :: soliton {m}
solitude {n} /ˈsɒlɪˌtjuːd/ (state of being alone)  :: solitude {f}
solo {adj} (without a companion or instructor)  :: solo
solo {n} (job or performance done by one person)  :: solo {m}
solo {n} /sɔ.loʊ̯/ (piece of music for one)  :: solo {m}
soloist {n} (a person who performs a solo)  :: soliste {m} {f}
Solomon {prop} /ˈsɑləmən/ (king of Israel)  :: Salomon
Solomon Islands {prop} /ˈsɑ.lə.mən ˈaɪ.ləndz/ (A country in Melanesia)  :: Îles Salomon
Solomon's seal {n} (plant of genus Polygonatum)  :: sceau de Salomon
so long {interj} (informal: goodbye)  :: à bientôt
so long as {phrase} (as long as) SEE: as long as  ::
Solothurn {prop} (canton)  :: Soleure, le canton de Soleure {m}
Solothurn {prop} (city)  :: Soleure
solstice {n} /ˈsɒl.stɪs/ (point where the earth stands at the extreme of its ellipsis around the sun)  :: solstice {m}
solstitial {adj} (pertaining to a solstice)  :: solsticial
solubility {n} ((chemistry) the amount of a substance that will dissolve in a given amount of a solvent)  :: solubilité {f}
solubility {n} (the condition of being soluble)  :: solubilité {f}
soluble {adj} /ˈsɔ.ɫjʊ.bəɫ]/ (able to be dissolved)  :: soluble
solute {n} (substance that is dissolved in a solvent)  :: soluté {m}
solution {n} (An act, plan or other means, used or proposed, to solve a problem.)  :: solution {f}
solution {n} (answer to a problem (mathematics))  :: solution {f}
solution {n} /səˈl(j)uːʃən/ (liquid mixture)  :: solution {f}
Solutrean {adj} (pertaining to the Solutrean)  :: solutréen {m}
Solutrean {n} /səˈlu.tɹi.ən/ (stage of Paleolithic)  :: Solutréen {m}
solvable {adj} (capable of being dissolved)  :: soluble
solvable {adj} (capable of being solved)  :: résoluble
solvate {v} (chemistry: to form a solvate)  :: solvater
solve {v} (to find an answer or solution)  :: résoudre, régler, solutionner
solvency {n} (ability to pay debts)  :: solvabilité {f}
solvent {adj} (able to pay all debts)  :: solvable
solvent {n} /ˈsɒlvənt]/ (liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute)  :: solvant {m}
solver {n} (one who solves)  :: résolveur {m}
solyanka {n} (a thick, spicy and sour soup in Russian and Ukrainian cuisine)  :: solianka {f}
Somali {adj} (pertaining to Somalia)  :: somalien
Somali {n} (a person)  :: Somalien {m}, Somalienne {f}
Somali {prop} /soʊˈmɑːli/ (a language)  :: somali {m}
Somalia {prop} (country in the Horn of Africa)  :: Somalie {f}
Somalian {adj} (pertaining to Somalia)  :: somalien
Somalian {n} (someone from Somalia)  :: Somalien {m}, Somalienne {f}
Somaliland {prop} (unrecognized state)  :: Somaliland {m}
so many {adj}  :: tant
somatic {adj} (relating to the body of an organism)  :: somatique
somber {adj} /ˈsɒmbər/ (dark or dreary in character; joyless; grim)  :: sombre
sombrero {n} (hat)  :: sombréro {m}
some {adv} (approximately, roughly)  :: quelque, environ
some {determiner} (certain proportion of)  :: certain, certains {p}, des
some {determiner} (certain, unspecified or unknown)  :: quelconque
some {determiner} (unspecified amount of)  :: du, de la
some {determiner} (unspecified quantity or number of)  :: quelque, quelques {p}
some {pron} (indefinite amount, part)  :: du {m}, de la {f}, des {p}
some {pron} (indefinite quantity or number)  :: du {m}, de la {f}, des {p}
some {pron} /sʌm/ (certain number)  :: quelque {m} {f}, quelques {p}
somebody {pron} /ˈsʌmbədi/ (some unspecified person)  :: quelqu'un
someday {adv} (sometime; at some time in the future)  :: un jour
somehow {adv} (in one way or another; in some way not yet known or designated)  :: d'une façon ou d'une autre
some old {determiner} (some)  :: ~ intensifier adverb bien
someone {pron} /ˈsʌmwʌn/ (some person)  :: quelqu'un
somersault {n} /ˈsʌmə(ɹ)ˌsɔːlt/ (the act of going head over heels)  :: galipette {f}
something {pron} /ˈsʌmθɪŋ/ (unspecified object)  :: quelque chose
something {pron} (talent that is hard to pin down)  :: quelque chose
something else {n} (exceptional, out of the ordinary, unusual)  :: autre chose
something is rotten in the state of Denmark {phrase} (Hamlet quotation, used in other contexts to mean "something is not right.")  :: il y a quelque chose de pourri au royaume du Danemark
sometime {adv} /ˈsʌmˌtaɪm/ (obsolete: sometimes) SEE: sometimes  ::
sometimes {adv} /ˈsʌmtaɪmz/ (on certain occasions, but not always)  :: parfois, quelquefois, tantôt
somewhat {adv} /ˈsʌmwʌt/ (limited extent)  :: assez, quelque peu
somewhat {pron} (something) SEE: something  ::
somewhere {adv} /ˈsʌm.wɛɹ/ (in some place)  :: quelque part
somewhere {adv} (to some place)  :: quelque part
somewhere else {adv} (in some other place)  :: autre part
sommelier {n} /ˌsɔːməlˈjeɪ/ (wine steward)  :: sommelier
somnambulate {v} /sɑːm.ˈnæm.bju.ˌleɪt/ (to walk while sleeping)  :: somnambuler
somnambulation {n} (sleepwalking) SEE: sleepwalking  ::
somnambulism {n} (sleepwalking)  :: somnambulisme {m}
somnambulist {n} (a sleepwalker)  :: somnambule {m}
somnolence {n} (a state of drowsiness or sleepiness)  :: somnolence {f}
somnologist {n} (physician)  :: somnologue {m} {f}
somnology {n} (study of sleep disorders)  :: somnologie {m} {f}
so much {adj} (great in quantity or degree)  :: tant, tellement
so much {adv} (to a certain degree or extent)  :: tellement
son {n} /sʌn/ (a male person in relation to his parents)  :: fils {m}
sonar {n} (device)  :: sonar {m}
sonata {n} /səˈnɑːtə/ (a musical composition for one or a few instruments)  :: sonate {f}
sonata form {n} (a form of classical music)  :: structure sonate {f}, forme sonate {f}
sonatina {n} (piece resembling a sonata but shorter or simpler)  :: sonatine {f}
Sondrio {prop} (capital)  :: Sondrio
Sondrio {prop} (province)  :: Sondrio
song {n} /sɔŋ/ (music with words)  :: chanson {f}
song {n} (sound of a bird) SEE: birdsong  ::
songbird {n} (bird)  :: oiseau chanteur {m}
songbook {n} (book)  :: chansonnier {m}
Song of Solomon {prop} (book of the Bible) SEE: Song of Songs  ::
Song of Songs {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Cantique de Solomon {m}, Cantique de Cantiques
songster {n} (man who sings songs)  :: chanteur
songstress {n} (a female singer)  :: chanteuse {f}
song thrush {n} (song thrush)  :: grive musicienne {f}
songwriter {n} (someone who writes the lyrics and usually the music of songs)  :: auteur-compositeur {m}
sonic boom {n} (the audible effect of a shock wave in the air)  :: bang sonique
son-in-law {n} (son-in-law)  :: beau-fils {m}, gendre {m}
sonnet {n} /sɒnɪt/ (sonnet, a type of poem)  :: sonnet {m}
sonny {n} /ˈsʌni/ (a familiar form of address for a boy)  :: fiston {m}
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable person)  :: fils de pute {m}
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable thing)  :: saloperie {f}
son of a whore {n} (objectionable person)  :: fils de pute {m}, fils de putain {m}
Son of Heaven {prop}  :: Fils du Ciel {m}
Son of Man {prop} (Jesus Christ)  :: Fils de l'homme {m}
sonogram {n} /ˈsɒnəˌɡɹæm/ (a medical image produced by ultrasound echo)  :: échographie {f}
sonogram {n} (spectrogram) SEE: spectrogram  ::
sonometer {n} (audiometer) SEE: audiometer  ::
Sonora {prop} (state of Mexico)  :: la Sonore {f}, le Sonora {m}
sonorization {n} (increase in sonority)  :: voisement {m}, sonorisation {f}
Sonya {prop} (female given name)  :: Sonia {f}
soon {adv} /suːn/ (within a short time)  :: bientôt
sooner {adv} (rather)  :: plutôt
sooner {adv} /ˈsunɚ/ (comparative of soon)  :: plus tôt
sooner or later {adv} (set phrase; eventually)  :: tôt ou tard
Sooretama slaty antshrike {n} (bird)  :: batara de Sooretama
soot {n} /ˈsʊt/ (Fine black or dull brown particles)  :: suie {f}
soothe {v} /suːð/ (to restore to ease)  :: apaiser
soothe {v} (to calm or placate)  :: apaiser, calmer
soothe {v} (to ease or relieve pain)  :: soulager
soothsayer {n} (one who predicts the future)  :: prophète {m}, prophétesse {f}, devin {m}
sooty {adj} (of, relating to, or producing soot)  :: fuligineux
sop {n} (easily frightened person) SEE: milksop  ::
sop {n} (gravy) SEE: gravy  ::
São Paulo {prop} (city and state)  :: São Paulo {m}
Sophia {prop} (female given name)  :: Sophie
sophism {n} (flawed argument superficially correct in its reasoning, usually designed to deceive)  :: sophisme {m}
sophisticated {adj} (appealing to the tastes of an intellectual)  :: sophistiqué {m}
sophisticated {adj} (complicated, especially of technology)  :: sophistiqué {m}
sophisticated {adj} (elegant, refined)  :: chic {m} {f}, raffiné {m}, mondain {m}, sophistiqué {m}
sophisticated {adj} (having obtained worldly experience)  :: cosmopolite {m} {f}
sophistication {n} /səˌfɪs.tɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/  :: sophistication {f}
Sophocles {prop} (Greek dramatic poet)  :: Sophocle {m}
sophrological {adj} (of or relating to sophrology)  :: sophrologique
sophrologist {n} (someone who practices sophrology)  :: sophrologue
soporific {adj} (tending to induce sleep)  :: soporifique
soporific {n} /ˌsɒp.əˈɹɪf.ɪk/ (sleep inducing agent)  :: somnifère
soprano {n} (pitch)  :: soprano {m}
soprano {n}  :: soprano
sorb {n} (fruit)  :: sorbe {f}
sorb {n} (rowan tree)  :: sorbier {m}
sorb {n} (wild service tree)  :: sorbier {m}
Sorb {n} (member of a Slavic people)  :: sorabe {m} {f}
sorbet {n} /sɔɹˈbeɪ/ (frozen fruit juice)  :: sorbet {f}
Sorbian {prop} /ˈsɔːrbiən/ (language)  :: sorabe {m}
sorbitol {n} (sugar alcohol)  :: sorbitol {m}
Sorbonne {prop}  :: Sorbonne {f}
sorcerer {n} /ˈsɔɹ.sɚ.ɚ/ (magician/wizard drawing upon natural powers)  :: sorcier {m}, sorcière {f}
sorceress {n} (magician/wizard drawing upon natural powers)  :: sorcière {f}
sorcery {n} /ˈsɔɹ.sə.ɹi/ (magical power)  :: sorcellerie {f}
sordid {adj}  :: crapuleux
sordid {adj} (grasping)  :: avide
sordid {adj} (morally degrading)  :: sordide
sordid {adj} /ˈsɔɹɾɨd/ (dirty or squalid)  :: saleté
sordine {n} (mute for music)  :: sourdine {f}
sore {adj} (annoyed) SEE: annoyed  ::
sore {adj} (dire, distressing)  :: pénible, désespérant
sore {adj} /sɔɹ/ (causing pain)  :: douloureux
sore {n} (injured, infected, inflamed, or diseased patch of skin)  :: plaie
sore loser {n} (who doesn't take defeat well, especially one who complains or contests it)  :: mauvais perdant
sore throat {n} (symptom)  :: mal de gorge {m} (maux de gorge {p}), angine {f}
sorghum {n} /ˈsɔ(ɹ).ɡəm/ (cereal)  :: sorgho {m}, sorgo {m}
sororal {adj} (of or pertaining to a sister)  :: sororal, sororel
sorority {n}  :: sororité
sorption {n} (process of either absorption or adsorption)  :: sorption {f}
sorrel {n} /ˈsɒɹəl/ (plant)  :: oseille {f}
Sorrento {prop} (town)  :: Sorrente
sorrow {n} /ˈsɔɹoʊ/ (unhappiness)  :: peine {f}, chagrin
sorrowful {adj} (full of sorrow)  :: triste, douloureux
sorrowful {adj} (producing sorrow)  :: attristant
sorry {adj} /ˈsɑɹi/ (regretful for an action or grieved)  :: désolé
sorry {interj} (expression of regret or sorrow)  :: désolé, navré, excusez-moi, excuse-moi, pardon
sorry {interj} (request to repeat)  :: désolé, excusez-moi, excuse-moi, pardon?, ?, comment?, [plain] quoi, hein? [colloquial]
sorry, I'm late {phrase} (sorry I'm late)  :: désolé, je suis en retard
sort {n} (act of sorting)  :: triage {m}, tri {m} [but the phrase "to have a sort of" is more idiomatically translated by the verb "trier", to sort, or "ranger", to sort, to tidy]
sort {n} (computing algorithm)  :: tri {m}
sort {n} (person)  :: type {m}
sort {n} /sɔɹt/ (type)  :: type {m}, genre {m}, acabit {m}
sort {v} (arrange in order)  :: trier, ranger
sort {v} (separate according to certain criteria)  :: trier, classer
sortie {n}  :: sortie {f}
sorting {n}  :: classement, classification
sort of {adv} (in a way etc.)  :: en quelque sorte
sort out {v} (to fix problem)  :: résoudre
sort out {v} (to organise or separate into groups)  :: trier
so-so {adj} (neither good nor bad)  :: comme ci comme ça, couci-couça
so-so {adv} (neither well nor poorly)  :: couci-couça, comme ci comme ça
sot {n} (stupid person; fool)  :: sot {m}
soteriological {adj} /səʊtɪəɹɪə(ʊ)ˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/ (pertaining to soteriology)  :: sotériologique {m} {f}
soteriology {n} /səʊtɪəɹɪˈɒlədʒi/ (the study of salvation)  :: sotériologie {f}
so that {conj} (in order to)  :: pour que (+ subjunctive), afin que (+ subjunctive), afin de
Sotho {prop} /ˈsutu/ (Sotho language)  :: sotho du Sud {m}, sesotho {m}
São Tomé and Príncipe {prop} (Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe)  :: Sao Tomé-et-Principe, São Tomé e Príncipe
Sãotomense {prop} (Forro) SEE: Forro  ::
so to speak {adv} (in a manner of speaking)  :: pour ainsi dire
sotto {adj} (music, informal: sotto voce (adjective)) SEE: sotto voce  ::
sotto {adv} /ˈsəʊtəʊ/ (music, informal: sotto voce (adverb)) SEE: sotto voce  ::
soufflé {n} /suːˈfleɪ/ (baked dish)  :: soufflé {m}
sought-after {adj} (sought-after) SEE: in demand  ::
soul {n} (life, energy, vigour)  :: âme {f}
soul {n} (person, especially as one among many)  :: âme {f}
soul {n} /soʊl/ (the spirit or essence of a person that is believed to live on after the person’s death)  :: âme {f}
soul {n} (soul music)  :: soul {f}
Soulagean {adj} (Pertaining to Soulages or his works)  :: soulagien (same), soulagésien (synon.)
soulmate {n} (Someone with whom one has a special connection)  :: âme sœur {f}
sound {adj} (complete, solid, or secure)  :: complet {m}, solide {m-f}, sûr {m}
sound {adj}  :: sain
sound {adj} /saʊnd/ (healthy)  :: sain {m}
sound {adj} (sound asleep) SEE: sound asleep  ::
sound {n} (air bladder) SEE: swim bladder  ::
sound {n} (a probe)  :: sonde {f}
sound {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish  ::
sound {n} (sensation perceived by the ear)  :: son {m}
sound {n} (vibration capable of causing this)  :: son {m}
sound {v}  :: exprimer
sound {v} (to cause to produce a sound)  :: sonner de
sound {v} (to probe)  :: sonder
sound {v} (to produce a sound)  :: sonner
sound {v} (to pronounce)  :: prononcer
sound {v} (to test)  :: tester
Sound {prop} (strait that separates Zealand from Scania)  :: détroit du Sund {m}
sound asleep {adj} (sleeping still and silently)  :: dormir à poings fermés
sound barrier {n} (drag and other effects of approaching the speed of sound)  :: mur du son {m}
sound barrier {n} (noise-reducing structure)  :: mur anti-bruit {m}
sound bite {n} /ˈsaʊndbʌɪt/ (interview clip)  :: clip sonore {m}
sound box {n} (resonant chamber of a stringed musical instrument)  :: caisse de résonance
sound card {n} (a computer hardware device used for generating and capturing sounds)  :: carte son {f}
sound post {n} (dowel inside instrument)  :: âme {f}
soundproof {adj} (describing something that does not allow sound through)  :: insonorisé
soundscape {n} /saʊndskeɪp/ (electroacoustic musical composition)  :: soundscape
soundtrack {n} (a narrow strip running down a movie film that carries the recorded sound in synchronization with the pictures)  :: bande son {f}, piste sonore {f}
soundtrack {n} (a recording of such music for sale)  :: musique de film {f}, bande originale de film {f}
soundtrack {n} (the sound (especially the music) component of a movie)  :: bande son {f}
sound wave {n} (longitudinal wave of pressure transmitted through any plastic material)  :: onde sonore {f}
soup {n} /sup/ (dish)  :: potage {m}, soupe {f}, velouté (posher soup)
soup {n} (unfortunate situation)  :: pétrin {m}, panade {m}
soup kitchen {n} (place set up to provide basic food as a charity or in time of disaster)  :: soupe populaire {f}
soupçon {n} /supsɒn/ (very small amount) SEE: modicum  ::
soupçon {n} (suspicion, suggestion) SEE: suspicion  ::
soupspoon {n} (soupspoonful) SEE: soupspoonful  ::
soupspoon {n} (spoon for eating soup)  :: cuillère à soupe {f}, cuiller à soupe {f}
soupspoonful {n} (amount)  :: cuillère à soupe {f}
souq {n} /suːq/ (a street market in the Arabic-speaking countries)  :: souk {m}
sour {adj} (made rancid by fermentation, etc.)  :: rance {m} {f}, tourné {m}
sour {adj} (peevish or bad-tempered)  :: acerbe {m} {f}, acariâtre {m} {f}, revêche {m} {f}
sour {adj} /ˈsaʊ(ə)ɹ/ (having an acidic, sharp or tangy taste)  :: aigre, sur
sour {adj} (tasting or smelling rancid)  :: rance
source {n} ((computing) source code) SEE: source code  ::
source {n} ((electronics) terminal)  :: source {f}
source {n} (informant)  :: source {f}
source {n} /sɔɹs/ (person, place or thing)  :: source
source {n} (spring etc.)  :: source {f}
source code {n} (human-readable instructions in a programming language)  :: code source {m}, source {m} {f}, sources {m-p} {f-p}
sour cherry {n} (fruit)  :: griotte {f}, morelle {f}
sour cherry {n} (Prunus cerasus)  :: griotte {f}
sour cream {n} (cream which has been treated with a benign bacterium)  :: crème aigre {f}, fromage blanc {m}
sourdough {n} /ˈsaʊɚdoʊ/ (dough)  :: levain {m}
soursop {n} (fruit)  :: corossol {m}
soursop {n} /ˈsaʊərˌsɒp/ (tree)  :: corossolier {m}
sousaphone {n} (brass instrument)  :: soubassophone
soutane {n} (a long gown)  :: soutane {f}
south {adj} (of or pertaining to the south)  :: sud, méridional, austral
south {n} /saʊθ/ (compass point)  :: sud {m}, midi {m}
South Africa {prop} (country)  :: Afrique du Sud {f}
South African {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to South Africa)  :: sud-africain {m} / sud-africaine {f}
South African {n} /ˌsaʊθˈaf.ɹɪ.kən/ (person)  :: Sud-Africain {m} / Sud-Africaine {f}
South African English {prop} (English dialect of South Africa)  :: anglais sud-africain
South America {prop} (continent that is the southern part of the Americas)  :: Amérique du Sud {f}
South American {adj} (relating to South America)  :: sudaméricain {m}, sud-américain
South American {n} (South American person)  :: sud-américain {m}, sud-américaine {f}
South American squirrel monkey {n} (Saimiri sciureus) SEE: common squirrel monkey  ::
South Asia {prop} (South Asia)  :: Asie du Sud {f}
South Australia {prop} (state of Australia)  :: Australie-Méridionale {f}
southbound {adj} (travelling south)  :: en direction du sud
south by east {n} (compass point)  :: sud-quart-sud-est {m}
south by west {n} (compass point)  :: sud-quart-sud-ouest {m}
South Carolina {prop} /ˌsaʊθ keəɹəˈlaɪnə/ (US state)  :: Caroline du Sud {f}
South Caucasus {prop} (region of southwest Asia)  :: Transcaucasie {f}, Caucase du Sud {m}
South China Sea {prop} (Pacific Ocean, between the Asian mainland and Taiwan, Borneo and the Philippines)  :: mer de Chine méridionale {f}
southeast {adj}  :: sud-est, du sud-est
southeast {n} (compass point)  :: sud-est {m}
Southeast Asia {prop} (a subregion of Asia)  :: Asie du Sud-Est
southeast by east {n} (compass point)  :: sud-est-quart-est {m}
southeast by south {n} (compass point)  :: sud-est-quart-sud {m}
southern {adj} (of or pertaining to a southern region)  :: sudiste
southern {adj} /ˈsʌðə(r)n/ (of the south)  :: méridional, sud, austral
Southern Cross {prop} (constellation)  :: Croix du Sud {f}
southerner {n} (someone from the south of a region)  :: sudiste {m} {f}, habitant du sud {m}, habitante du sud {f}
Southerner {n} /ˈsʌð(ᵊ)nəɹ/ (someone from the south of a region) SEE: southerner  ::
Southerner {n} (someone from the area that once formed the CSA)  :: sudiste {m} {f}
Southern Europe {prop} (Southern Europe)  :: Europe du Sud {f}
Southern Hemisphere {n} (hemisphere to the south of its equator)  :: hémisphère sud {m}, hémisphère austral {m}
southernize {v}  :: méridionaliser
southern lights {n} (the aurora of the southern hemisphere)  :: aurore australe
Southern Ocean {prop} (the ocean surrounding Antarctica)  :: océan Austral {m}, océan Antarctique {m}, océan glacial Antarctique {m}
Southern Sesotho {prop} (Sotho) SEE: Sotho  ::
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands {prop} (territory)  :: Géorgie du Sud-et-les Îles Sandwich du Sud
South Holland {prop} (province)  :: Hollande-Méridionale {f}
South Island {prop} (one of the two major islands making up New Zealand)  :: île du Sud {f}
South Korea {prop} (country in East Asia)  :: Corée du Sud {f}
South Korean {adj} (of South Korea)  :: sud-coréen
South Korean {n} (person from or descended from South Korea)  :: Sud-Coréen {m}, Sud-Coréenne {f}
South Ossetia {prop} (South Ossetia)  :: Ossétie du Sud {f}
southpaw {n} /ˈsaʊθˌpɔː/ (informal: one who is left-handed)  :: gaucher {m}, gauchère {f}
south pole {n} (negative magnetic pole)  :: pôle sud {m}
south pole {n} (the southernmost point on a celestial body)  :: pôle Sud {m}
South Pole {prop} /ˈsaʊθˌpoʊl/ (the southernmost point on Earth)  :: pôle Sud {m}
South Slavic {prop} (of or relating to the South Slavs)  :: slave méridional
south-southeast {n} (compass point)  :: sud-sud-est {m}
south-south-west {adj} (halfway between south and south-west)  :: sud-sud-ouest
south-southwest {n} (compass point)  :: sud-sud-ouest
South Sudan {prop} (country in Africa)  :: Sud-Soudan {m}
South Tyrol {prop} (German-speaking region of northern Italy)  :: Tyrol du sud {m}, Haut-Adige {m}
southwest {adj} (towards the southwest)  :: sud-ouest, du sud-ouest
southwest {n} (compass point)  :: sud-ouest {m}
southwest by south {n} (compass point)  :: sud-ouest-quart-sud {m}
southwest by west {n} (compass point)  :: sud-ouest-quart-ouest {m}
south wind {n} /ˌsaʊθ ˈwɪnd/ (wind blowing from the south)  :: vent du sud
South Yemen {prop} (country)  :: Yémen du Sud
souvenir {n} /ˌsuːvəˈnɪə(ɹ)/ (item of sentimental value to remember an event or location)  :: souvenir {m}
sovereign {adj} /ˈsɒv.rɪn/ (exercising power of rule)  :: souverain
sovereign {n} (coin)  :: souverain {m}
sovereign {n} (monarch)  :: souverain {m}
sovereign {n} (one who is not a subject to a ruler or nation)  :: souverain {m}
sovereign {n} (very large champagne bottle)  :: souverain {m}
sovereignist {n} (a supporter of political independence for Québec from Canada)  :: souveraintiste
sovereigntist {n} (supporter of political independence for Quebec)  :: souverainiste
sovereignty {n}  :: souveraineté {f}
sovereignty {n} /ˈsɒv.ɹən.ti/ (of a nation: the state of making laws and controlling resources without the coercion of other nations.)