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C++ {prop} (C++)  :: C++
ca {adv} (abbreviation of circa) SEE: ca.  ::
ca. {adv} (abbreviation of circa)  :: ca.
cab {n} (taxi) SEE: taxi  ::
cabaret {n} (live entertainment held in a restaurant or nightclub)  :: cabaret {n}
cabbage {n} (plant)  :: kool {m}
cabbage {n} (leaves of this plant eaten as a vegetable)  :: kool {m}
cabbage {n} (person with severely reduced mental capacities due to brain damage)  :: plant {f}
cabin boy {n} (a boy serving on a ship)  :: scheepsjongen {m}
cabinet {n} (group of advisors)  :: kabinet
cable {n} (large wire, rope)  :: kabel {m}
cable {n} (assembly of wires for electricity)  :: (electrische) kabel {m}
cable {n} (heavy rope or chain as used for mooring)  :: kabel {m}, tros
cable {n} (communications system with coaxial or fiber optic)  :: kabel {m}, kabelnetwerk {n}
cable {n} (telegram)  :: telegram {n}, kabeltelegram {n}
cable {n} (nautical unit of length)  :: kabellengte
cable {v} (provide with cable(s))  :: bekabelen, cableren
cable {v} (fasten (as if) with cable(s))  :: kabelen
cable {v} (communicate by cable(s))  :: kabelen
cable car {n} (cable car, a hanging carriage)  :: kabelbaan {f}
cable internet {n} (internet connectivity received through coaxial cables)  :: kabelinternet {n}
cable television {n} (television received through coaxial cables)  :: kabeltelevisie {m}
caboose {n} (babytalk: buttocks)  :: achterste {n}, [Belgium] poep {m}
cabotage {n} (shipping in the same country)  :: cabotage {f}
cabotage {n} (the legal right)  :: cabotage {f}
Cabo Verde {prop} (Cape Verde) SEE: Cape Verde  ::
cabriolet {n} (an automobile with a retractable top)  :: cabriolet {m}, cabrio
cabriolet {n} (a light two wheeled carriage with a folding top pulled by a single horse)  :: cabriolet {m}, cabrio
cacao {n} (cacao tree)  :: cacaoboom {m}
cacao {n} (cocoa bean)  :: cacaoboon
cachalot {n} (sperm whale) SEE: sperm whale  ::
cackle {n} (cry of a hen or goose, especially when laying an egg)  :: gekakel {n}, gegaggel {n}, gesnater {n}
cackle {n} (laugh resembling the cry of a hen or goose)  :: gekakel {n}, snaterlach {m}, kakellach {m}, gegaggel {n}
cackle {v} (to make a sharp, broken noise or cry, as a hen or goose does)  :: kakelen, snateren, gaggelen
cackle {v} (to laugh with a sound similar to a hen's cry)  :: kakelen, snateren, gaggelen, kakellachen, snaterlachen
cacomixl {n} (Bassariscus astutus)  :: noord-Amerikaanse katfret
cacophony {n} (mix of discordant sounds; dissonance)  :: kakofonie {f}
cactus {n} (member of the Cactaceae)  :: cactus {m}
cad {n} (person who stands at door)  :: kaartjesverkoper {m}, kaartjesknipper {m}, controleur {m}
cad {n} (mean fellow)  :: vlerk {m}
cadaver {n} (a dead body)  :: kadaver {n}, karkas {n}, kreng {n}
cadmium {n} (chemical element)  :: cadmium {n}
cadre {n} (frame or framework)  :: kader {n}
cadre {n} (core of managing group)  :: kader {n}
Caesarean section {n} (incision in the womb)  :: keizersnede {m} {f}
caesium {n} (a metallic chemical element)  :: cesium {n}
caesura {n} (a pause or interruption)  :: cesuur
café {n} (coffee shop)  :: café {n}, koffiehuis {n}
café au lait {n} (coffee with milk)  :: koffie verkeerd
cafe {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
cafeteria {n} (restaurant)  :: kantine {f}, cafetaria {m} {f}
cafeteria {n} (dining area)  :: cafetaria {m} {f}
caffeine {n} (alkaloid found naturally in tea and coffee plants)  :: cafeïne {m} {f}
cage {n} (enclosure)  :: kooi {c}
cage {n} (lift compartment)  :: liftkooi, kooi
cage {v} (to put into a cage)  :: opsluiten in een kooi, kooien
cage fighter {n} (person)  :: kooivechter {m}
caiman {n} (alligator relative)  :: kaaiman {m}
Cain {prop} (son of Adam and Eve)  :: Kaïn {m}
Cairo {prop} (capital of Egypt)  :: Caïro {n}
cake {n} (a sweet dessert)  :: taart {} {f} [more elaborate, with cream or fruit], cake {m} [more sober], gebak {n}, koek {m}
cake {n} (a block of solid material)  :: stuk {n}, blok {m}
cake {v} (to coat with a crust)  :: bedekken, vastkoeken
cake {v} (to cackle like a goose) SEE: cackle  ::
cake tin {n} (the tin in which a cake is baked)  :: cakevorm {m}
calabash {n} (a vine grown for its fruit)  :: kalebas {f} {m}
calabash {n} (that fruit)  :: kalebas {f} {m}
calabash {n} (utensil made from it)  :: kalebas {f} {m}
calamari {n} (as mollusk) SEE: squid  ::
calamity {n} (event resulting in great loss)  :: calamiteit {f}
calcite {n} (calcium carbonate mineral)  :: calciet {n}
calcium {n} (chemical element of atomic number 20)  :: calcium {n}
calcium hydroxide {n} (chemical compound)  :: calciumhydroxide {m}, gebluste kalk {m}
calcium oxide {n} (white powderous substance)  :: calciumoxide {m}, ongebluste kalk {m}
calculate {v} ((transitive) to determine value)  :: berekenen, uitwerken
calculate {v} ((intransitive) determine values or solutions)  :: rekenen, uitwerken
calculate {v} ((intransitive) plan)  :: plannen, uitwerken
calculator {n} (electronic device that performs mathematical calculations)  :: rekenmachine {f}, zakrekenmachine {f}, rekentoestel {n} [Flemish], calculator {m}
calculator {n} (mechanical device that performs mathematical calculations)  :: rekenmachine {f}, calculator {m}
calculator {n} (dated: a person who performs mathematical calculations)  :: berekenaar {m}
calculator {n} (person who calculates (in the sense of scheming))  :: planner {m}
Caledonian {adj} (in or from Caledonia)  :: Caledonisch, Schots
Caledonian {n} (inhabitant of Caledonia)  :: Caledoniër {m}, Caledonische {f}
calendar {n} (system by which time is divided)  :: kalender {m}
calendar {n} (means to determine the date)  :: kalender {m}
calendar {n} (list of planned events)  :: agenda {m}, schema {n}, kalender {c}
calendar {v} (to set a date for a proceeding in court)  :: vastleggen
calender {n} (machine)  :: kalendermachine, kalender, stofglanzer
calf {n} (young cow or bull)  :: kalf {n}
calf {n} (young elephant, seal or whale (also used of some other animals))  :: kalf {n}, jong {n}
calf {n} (anatomy: back of the leg below the knee)  :: kuit {m}
calf {n} (muscle in the back of the leg below the knee)  :: kuit {m}, kuitspier {f}
calf bone {n} (smaller lower-leg bone)  :: kuitbeen {n}, fibula {m}
Cali {prop} (California) SEE: California  ::
calibre {n} (Diameter of the bore of a firearm)  :: kaliber {n}
calico {n} (kind of cloth)  :: calicot {n}
calico {n} (cat)  :: lapjeskat {m} {f}, calicokat {m} {f}
California {prop} (state of the United States of America)  :: Californië
Californian {adj} (of or relating to California)  :: Californisch
Californian {n} (an inhabitant of California)  :: Californiër
californium {n} (chemical element)  :: californium {n}
caliginosity {n} (darkness, obscurity)  :: duisternis, obscuriteit
caliginousness {n} (state or quality of being caliginous) SEE: caliginosity  ::
caliper {n} (calipers) SEE: calipers  ::
calipers {n} (device used to measure thickness between two surfaces)  :: passer
caliph {n} (political leader of the Muslim world)  :: kalief {m}
caliphate {n} (Islamic government)  :: kalifaat {n}
call {n} (telephone conversation)  :: telefoongesprek {n}, oproep {m}
call {n} (social visit)  :: bezoek {n}
call {n} (cry or shout)  :: roep
call {v} (to request, summon, or beckon)  :: roepen
call {v} (to cry or shout)  :: schreeuwen
call {v} (to contact by telephone)  :: opbellen
call {v} (to pay a social visit)  :: bezoeken
call {v} (to name or refer to)  :: noemen
call {v} (to match or equal the amount of poker chips in the pot as the player that bet)  :: meegaan
call {v} (to require, demand)  :: vragen om
call {v} (to jump to another part of a program)  :: aanroepen
call an ambulance {phrase} (request to call an ambulance)  :: bel een ambulance
call a spade a spade {v} (to speak the truth)  :: zeggen zoals het is, de dingen bij hun naam noemen, een kat een kat noemen [Belgium]
call center {n} (business location for calls)  :: callcenter {n}
caller {n} (the person who makes a telephone call)  :: beller
calligraphy {n} (art of writing with decorative strokes)  :: kalligrafie {c}
calling card {n} (printed card identifying the bearer) SEE: business card  ::
calling name {n} (nickname) SEE: nickname  ::
calling name {n} (name by which a person is identified in conversation)  :: roepnaam
callipygous {adj} (having beautiful buttocks)  :: met prachtige billen
call it a day {v} (to retire)  :: op rente gaan
call it a day {v} (to cease activity for the day)  :: morgen is er nog een dag
call names {v} (to insult somebody childishly)  :: schelden
call on the carpet {v} (reprimand)  :: op het matje roepen
callous {adj} (emotionally hardened)  :: ongevoelig, hard, gevoelloos, bot, harteloos, afgestompt
callous {adj} (having calluses)  :: eeltig
Callovian {prop}  :: Callovien
callow {adj} (Bald)  :: kaal
callow {adj} (Unfledged)  :: ongevederd
callow {adj} (Immature, lacking in life experience)  :: onervaren, onrijp, groen
call sign {n} (broadcasting)  :: roepletters
callsign {n} (call sign) SEE: call sign  ::
call the police {phrase} (call the police)  :: bel de politie
call tree {n} (tree of people in which each person forwards a message to the next person)  :: telefoonboom {m}
callus {n} (hardened part of the skin)  :: eelt {n}
calm {adj} (free from anger and anxiety)  :: vredig, kalm
calm {adj} (free of noise and disturbance)  :: kalm, rustig
calm {n} (condition of being unworried and free from anger)  :: sereniteit {f}
calm {n} (the state with absence of noise and disturbance)  :: rust {m} {f}
calm {n} (period without wind)  :: windstilte {f}
calm {v} (to make calm)  :: kalmeren, gerust stellen
calm {v} (to become calm)  :: afkoelen, kalmeren
calm before the storm {n} (peace before a disturbance or crisis)  :: stilte voor de storm {f}
calm down {v} (To become less excited)  :: bedaren
calmness {n} (the state of being calm; tranquillity; silence)  :: kalmte {f}
calorie {n} (amount of heat to raise 1 gram of water by 1°C)  :: calorie {f}
calque {n} (word formed by word-for-word translation of a word in another language)  :: woordelijke vertaling, letterlijke vertaling, leenvertaling
caltrop {n} (weaponry)  :: voetangel {m}, kraaienpoot {m}
caltrop {n} (starthistle)  :: kalketrip {c}
calve {v} (to give birth to a calf)  :: kalven
calve {v} (to shed a large piece)  :: afkalven
calve {v}  :: kalven
Calvinism {n} (Christian religious tradition)  :: calvinisme {n}
calx {n} (calcium oxide) SEE: calcium oxide  ::
calyx {n} (the sepals of a flower)  :: kelk {m}
cam {n} (camera) SEE: camera  ::
cam {n} (part of engine)  :: nok {m} {f}
camaraderie {n} (close friendship in a group of friends)  :: kameraadschap {f}
Cambodia {prop} (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Cambodja
Cambodian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Cambodia, the Cambodian people, or the Khmer language)  :: Cambodjaans
Cambodian {n} (a person from Cambodia or of Cambodian descent)  :: Cambodjaan {m}, Cambodjaanse {f}
Cambodian {prop} (the language of the Cambodian people) SEE: Khmer  ::
Cambrian symbol {n} (literary: vegetable emblematic of Wales) SEE: leek  ::
camel {n} (beast of burden)  :: kameel {m}
cameleer {n} (camel rider)  :: kameelrijder, kameeldrijver
camelopard {n} (giraffe) SEE: giraffe  ::
cameltoe {n} (clear visible presence of a woman's vulva)  :: lipleesbroek {f}
cameo {n} (relief work)  :: camee {f}
camera {n} (still camera)  :: fototoestel {n}, fotoapparaat {n}, camera {m}
camera {n} (movie camera)  :: camera {m}
Cameroon {prop} (country in Central Africa)  :: Kameroen {n}
camomile {n} (plant)  :: kamille
camomile {n} (tea)  :: kamillethee {m}
camomile tea {n} (beverage)  :: kamillethee
camouflage {n}  :: camouflage {m}; maskeren {n}; verhulling {f}
camouflage {v} (hide, disguise)  :: camoufleren
camp {n} (outdoor place)  :: kamp {n}
camp {v} (to live in a tent)  :: kamperen
campaign {n} (series of operations undertaken to achieve a set goal)  :: campagne {f}, veldtocht {m}
Campania {prop} (region of Italy)  :: Campanië
campfire {n} (fire at a campground)  :: kampvuur {n}
Campine {prop} (region of Belgium)  :: Kempen
campsite {n} (a place where a tent may be or is pitched)  :: kampeerterrein, camping
campus {n} (grounds or property of a school, etc)  :: campus {m}
can {v} (to be able)  :: kunnen, vermogen [archaic]
can {v} (may)  :: mogen
can {n} (a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids)  :: kan {f} (not used for tin cans)
can {n} (a container used to carry and dispense water for plants)  :: gieter {m}
can {n} (a tin-plate canister)  :: blikje {n} (small can, usually for drinks), conservenblik {n} (for conserved food), blik {n} (general term; not normally used for small drink cans)
can {n}  :: pot {m}
can {v} (to preserve)  :: inblikken, conserveren
can {v} (to discard)  :: afvoeren
can {v} (to shut up)  :: stil houden
can {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
Canaan {prop} (historic region)  :: Kanaän
Canaan Dog {n} (Canaan Dog)  :: Kanaän-hond {m}
Canaanite {adj} (of or pertaining to this sect or its followers)  :: Kanaänitisch
Canada {prop} (country in North America)  :: Canada {n}
Canada goose {n} (Branta canadensis)  :: Grote Canadese gans
Canadian {n} (person from Canada)  :: Canadees
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canada)  :: Canadees
canal {n} (artificial waterway)  :: kanaal {n}, vaart {f}, gracht {f} (in a city, more commonly used in Holland)
canal {n} (a tubular channel within the body)  :: kanaal {n}
Canal Zone {prop} (Panama Canal Zone)  :: Kanaalzone
canard {n} (false or misleading report or story)  :: canard
canary {n} (bird from the Canary Islands)  :: kanarie {m}, kanarievogel {m}
canary {n} (colour)  :: kanariegeel {n}
Canary Islands {prop} (an archipelago off the coast of north-western Africa)  :: Canarische Eilanden
cancel {v} (cross out)  :: doorhalen
cancel {v} (invalidate, annul)  :: annuleren
cancel {v} (remove a common factor)  :: schrappen
cancellation {n} (act of cancelling)  :: afgelasting, intrekken
cancer {n} (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation)  :: kanker
Cancer {prop} (constellation)  :: Kreeft
Cancer {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Kreeft
candela {n} (unit of luminous intensity)  :: candela
candelabrum {n} (candle holder)  :: kandelaar {m}, kaarshouder {m}, kaarsenstandaard {m}
candid {adj} (impartial and free from prejudice)  :: neutraal, objectief
candid {adj} (straightforward, open and sincere)  :: eerlijk, spontaan
candid {adj} (not posed or rehearsed)  :: spontaan
candidacy {n} (state or act of being a candidate)  :: kandidatuur {f}
candidate {n} (person running in an election)  :: kandidaat {m}, kandidate {f}
candidateship {n} (candidacy) SEE: candidacy  ::
candidature {n} (the condition of becoming a candidate)  :: kandidatuur {f}
candidly {adv} (frankly) SEE: frankly  ::
candied {adj} (coated or encrusted with sugar)  :: gesuikerd
candied {adj} (preserved in sugar or syrup)  :: gekonfijt
candle {n} (a light source)  :: kaars {f}
candleflame {n} (flame)  :: kaarsvlam {m} {f}
candlelight {n} (the light of a candle)  :: kaarslicht {n}
candlemaker {n} (candler) SEE: candler  ::
candlepower {n} (former measurement of brightness of a light source)  :: normaalkaars {f}
candler {n} (one who makes candles)  :: kaarsenmaker {m}
candle snuffer {n} (device made to extinguish a candle)  :: kaarsendover {c}
candle wax {n} (any material used to make the body of candles)  :: kaarsvet {n}
candor {n} (sincere and open in speech, honesty in expression)  :: openheid, openhartigheid, eerlijkheid, oprechtheid, onbevangenheid
candor {n} (impartiality)  :: openheid,onpartijdigheid,
candy {n} (piece of candy)  :: snoep
candy {n} (confection) SEE: confectionery  ::
candy bar {n} (A kind of candy in the shape of a bar)  :: snoepreep {f}
candy cane {n} (candy in the shape of a cane)  :: zuurstok {m}
candy floss {n} (sweet)  :: suikerspin {f}
candy store {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop  ::
cane {n} (slender flexible stem of plants such as bamboo)  :: riet {n}, rietstok {m}
cane {n} (plant itself)  :: riet {n}
cane {n} (a short wooden or bamboo rod or stick used for corporal punishment)  :: roe {m}, stok {m}
cane {n} (the cane: corporal punishment consisting of a beating with a cane)  :: stokslagen {m-p}, de stok {m}
cane {n} (long collapsible rod used by vision impaired people)  :: blindenstok {m}
cane {v} (to beat with a cane)  :: stokslagen geven, afranselen
cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick  ::
cane {n} (sugar cane) SEE: sugar cane  ::
canid {n} (member of Canidae)  :: hondachtige
canine {adj} (pertaining to dogs)  :: honds
canine {adj} (dog-like)  :: hondachtig
canine {n} (canine tooth) SEE: canine tooth  ::
canine tooth {n} (tooth)  :: hoektand {m}
caning {n} (a beating with a cane)  :: bastonnade {f}, stokhaver {m}
canker {n} (avian disease caused by T. gallinae)  :: geel {n}, steen {n}
cankle {n} (an obese or otherwise swollen ankle)  :: kenkel
canna {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot  ::
cannabis {n} (plant)  :: hennep
cannabis {n} (marijuana) SEE: marijuana  ::
Cannae {prop} (village)  :: Canne
cannibal {n} (an organism which eats others of its own species)  :: kannibaal
cannibalism {n} (act of eating another of one's own species)  :: kannibalisme {n}
Cannizzaro reaction {n} (disproportionation of an aldehyde into an alcohol and a carboxylic acid)  :: Cannizzaro-reactie {f}
cannon {n} (artillery piece)  :: kanon {n}
cannonball {n} (spherical projectile fired from a smoothbore cannon)  :: kanonskogel {m}, bommetje {n}
cannot {v} (cannot, see also: can; not)  :: niet kunnen
canny {adj} (pleasant, nice) SEE: pleasant  ::
canny {adj} (very, much)  :: heel
canny {adj} (frugal, thrifty) SEE: frugal  ::
canoe {n} (small long and narrow boat)  :: kano {m}
canon {n} (group of literary works accepted as representative)  :: canon {m}
canon {n} (works of a writer that have been accepted as authentic)  :: oeuvre {m}
canon {n} (eucharistic prayer)  :: canon {m}
canon {n} (religious law)  :: canon {m}
canon {n} (member of cathedral chapter)  :: kanunnik {m}
canon {n} (piece of music)  :: canon {m}
can opener {n} (device used to open tin cans)  :: blikopener {m}
can-opener {n} (can opener) SEE: can opener  ::
canopy bed {n} (a bed equipped with a canopy)  :: hemelbed {n}
cant {n} (jargon of a particular class or subgroup)  :: vaktaal, jargon
cant {n} (secret language)  :: Bargoens {n}, boeventaal {f}
cant {n} (hypocritical talk)  :: huicheltaal
cant {n} (whining speech, such as that used by beggars.)  :: bedelaarsgekerm {n}
cant {n} (heraldry: blazon that makes a pun, canting arms)  :: sprekend wapen
cant {n} (angle at which something is set)  :: helling {f}
cant {v} (set something at an angle)  :: neigen, kantelen
can't {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot  ::
cantaloupe {n} (melon)  :: kantaloep
cantankerous {adj} (ill-tempered, cranky, surly, crabby)  :: dwars, korzelig
canteen {n} (small cafeteria or snack bar)  :: kantine
canteen {n} (water bottle)  :: veldfles
canter {n} (gait)  :: galop {m}
Canticle of Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs  ::
Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs  ::
canting arms {n}  :: sprekend wapen {n}
canton {n} (state of Switzerland)  :: kanton {n}
canton {n} (subdivision of an arrondissement)  :: kanton {n}
canton {n} (subdivision of Luxembourg)  :: kanton {n}
canton {n} (subdivision of Serbia)  :: kanton {n}
canton {n} (subdivision of Bosnia and Herzegovina)  :: kanton {n}
Cantonese {adj} (relating to Canton)  :: Kantonees
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese people)  :: Kantonees
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese language)  :: Kantonees
Cantonese {n} (person from Canton)  :: Kantonees {m}, Kantonese {f}
Cantonese {prop} (language)  :: Kantonees {n}
Canute {prop} (Male given name)  :: Knoet
canvas {n} (a type of coarse cloth)  :: canvas {n}
canvas {n} (a piece of canvas cloth on which one may paint)  :: canvas {n}, doek {n}, linnen {n}, schilderslinnen {n}
canvass {v} (to campaign) SEE: campaign  ::
canvass {v} (to solicit voters)  :: stemmen werven, soliciteren
canyon {n} (a valley cut in rock by a river)  :: kloof
can you help me {phrase} (can you help me?)  :: [familiar] kan je mij helpen?, [polite] kan U mij helpen?
cap {n} (head covering)  :: pet {m}
cap {n} (protective cover or seal)  :: dop {m}
capable {adj} (able and efficient)  :: bekwaam
capacious {adj} (having a lot of space inside)  :: ruim
capacitance {n} (property of an element of an electrical circuit)  :: elektrische capaciteit {f}
capacitor {n} (electronic component)  :: condensator
capacity {n} (the ability to hold, receive or absorb)  :: capaciteit {f}, capaciteiten {f-p}
capacity {n} (capability; the ability to perform some task)  :: capaciteit {f}
capacity {n} (the position in which one functions)  :: hoedanigheid {f}
cape {n} (headland)  :: kaap
cape {n} (garment)  :: mantel
cape gooseberry {n} (plant)  :: goudbes, lampionplant
cape gooseberry {n} (fruit)  :: goudbes {f}
Cape lion {n} (Panthera leo melanochaita)  :: Kaapse leeuw
Capella {prop} (the brightest star in the constellation Auriga)  :: Capella {f}
Cape of Good Hope {prop} (a cape in southwestern South Africa)  :: Kaap de Goede Hoop
caper {n} (crime) SEE: crime  ::
caper {n} (capercaillie) SEE: capercaillie  ::
caper {n} (playful leap)  :: kapriool {c}
caper {v} (to jump about playfully)  :: opspringen,bokkesprong maken
caper {n} (pickled bud of Capparis spinosa)  :: kappertje {n}
caper {n} (Dutch vessel) SEE: privateer  ::
capercaillie {n} (Tetrao urogallus)  :: auerhoen {n}
Capernaum {prop} (The biblical town)  :: Kafarnaüm
Cape teal {n} (Anas capensis)  :: Kaapse taling
Cape Town {prop} (legislative capital of South Africa)  :: Kaapstad {n}
Cape Verde {prop} (country in Western Africa)  :: Kaapverdië
Capeverdean Crioulo {prop} (creole language spoken in Cape Verde)  :: Kaapverdisch creools
capillary {n} (any of small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins)  :: hartvat {n}, capillair
capisce {interj} (“understood?”)  :: begrepen?
capital {n} (money and wealth)  :: kapitaal {n}
capital {n} (uppermost part of a column)  :: kapiteel {n}
capital {adj} (of prime importance)  :: hoofd-, kapitaal
capital {adj} (excellent)  :: uitstekend, excellent
capital {adj} (involving punishment by death)  :: dood(straf)
capital {adj} (uppercase)  :: hoofd(letter)
capital {n} (capital letter) SEE: capital letter  ::
capital {n} (capital city) SEE: capital city  ::
capital city {n} (city designated as seat of government)  :: hoofdstad {m} {f}
capitalism {n} (socio-economic system based on private property rights)  :: kapitalisme {n}
capitalist {adj} (supporting or endorsing capitalism)  :: kapitalistisch
capitalist {n} (supporter of capitalism)  :: kapitalist {m}, kapitaliste {f}
capitalist {n} (owner of capital)  :: kapitalist {m}
capitalistic {adj} (of or pertaining to capitalism or to capitalists)  :: kapitalistisch
capital letter {n} (letters A B C)  :: hoofdletter {f}
capital punishment {n} (punishment by death)  :: doodstraf {f}
Capitanian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian)  :: Capitanien
capitation {n} (poll tax) SEE: poll tax  ::
capitol {n} (Capitoline temple of Jupiter) SEE: Capitol  ::
capitol {n} (particular capitol buildings) SEE: Capitol  ::
Capitol {prop} (legislative building in Washington, D.C.)  :: Capitool
Capitoline Hill {prop} (hill)  :: Capitolijn
capitulation {n} (surrender to an enemy)  :: capitulatie {f}
capoeira {n} (the martial art developed in Brazil)  :: capoeira
capon {n} (a cockerel which has been gelded and fattened for the table)  :: kapoen {m}
caponize {v} (to castrate a cockerel)  :: kapoeneren, een haan lubben
Cappadocia {prop} (ancient region)  :: Cappadocië
caprice {n} (impulsive, seemingly unmotivated notion or action)  :: capriool {n}, capriolen {p}
capricious {adj} (Impulsive and unpredictable; determined by chance, impulse, or whim)  :: grillig, wispelturig
Capricorn {prop} (constellation) SEE: Capricornus  ::
Capricorn {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Steenbok {m}
Capricornus {prop} (constellation)  :: Steenbok {m}
Capricornus {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Capricorn  ::
capsicum {n} (plant of the genus Capsicum (only terms covering capsicum in general apply, NOT species-specific))  :: capsicum {n}
capsicum {n} (fruit of these plants)  :: [some fruit only] Spaanse peper
capsicum spray {n} (pepper spray) SEE: pepper spray  ::
capsize {v} ((intransitive) to overturn)  :: kapseizen
capsize {v} ((transitive) to cause to overturn)  :: doen kapseizen
capstone {n} (a crowning achievement)  :: bekroning {f}
capsule {n} (weasel) SEE: weasel  ::
captain {n} (An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major)  :: kapitein {m}
captain {n} (A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore or rear admiral)  :: kapitein {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of a sea-going vessel)  :: gezagvoerder {m}kapitein {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of an airliner)  :: gezagvoerder {m}
captain {n} (One of the athletes on a sports team designated to make decisions)  :: aanvoerder {m}
captee {n} (captive) SEE: captive  ::
caption {n} (descriptive title or heading of (part of) a document)  :: titel, hoofding, hoofd {n}, kop {m}, opschrift {n}
caption {n} (title or brief explanation attached to an illustration or cartoon)  :: bijschrift {n}, legende, onderschrift {n}, opschrift {n}
caption {n} (piece of text appearing on screen as part of a film or broadcast)  :: legende {f} {m}, ondertitel {m}
caption {n} (section of an official paper)  :: certificaat, certificatie
caption {v} (to add captions to a text or illustration)  :: betitelen, titelen
caption {v} (to add captions to a film or broadcast)  :: ondertitelen
captious {adj} (having a disposition to find fault unreasonably or to raise petty objections)  :: vitziek
captivate {v} (to attract and hold interest and attention of)  :: bekoren, boeien, fascineren
captive {n} (a person who has been captured)  :: gevangene {m} {f}
captive {n} (a person held prisoner)  :: gevangene {m} {f}
captive {adj} (held prisoner)  :: gevangen
captivity {n} (captives) SEE: captive  ::
capybara {n} (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)  :: capibara
car {n} (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver)  :: auto {m}, wagen {m}, automobiel {m} [dated]
car {n} (passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not)  :: wagon {m}
car {n} (railway car, railroad carriage) SEE: carriage  ::
caracal {n} (Caracal caracal)  :: caracal {m}
Caracalla {prop} (emperor)  :: Caracalla
Caracas {prop} (capital of Venezuela)  :: Caracas
carambola {n} (fruit) SEE: star fruit  ::
caramel {n} (confection)  :: karamel {m}
carapace {n} (hard protective covering)  :: carapax, schild {n}
carat {n} (weight)  :: karaat {n}
carat {n} (measure of the purity of gold)  :: karaat {n}
caravan {n} (convoy or procession)  :: karavaan {f}
caravan {n} (vehicle)  :: caravan
caravanserai {n} (an inn having a central courtyard where caravans can rest)  :: karavanserai
caravel {n} (light lateen-rigged sailing vessel)  :: karveel
caraway {n} (plant)  :: karwij {m} {f}
caraway {n} (seed/fruit)  :: karwij {m} {f}, karwijzaad {n}
carbine {n} (weapon similar to a rifle but much shorter in length)  :: karabijn {m} {f}
carbohydrate {n} (organic compounds; sugar, starch or cellulose)  :: koolhydraat
car bomb {n} (automobile made a bomb)  :: bomauto {m}
car bomb {n} (explosive device installed in an automobile)  :: autobom {m}
carbon {n} (chemical element)  :: koolstof {n}
carbon {n} (informal: carbon copy)  :: doorslag {m}
carbon {n} (impure carbon (e.g., coal, charcoal))  :: kool {m}
carbon {n} (ecology: carbon dioxide, in the context of global warming)  :: koolstofdioxide {m}
carbonated {adj} (containing dissolved carbon dioxide gas (under pressure))  :: bruisend
carbon copy {n} (a copy)  :: doorslag {m}
carbon cycle {n} (cycle of carbon)  :: koolstofkringloop {n}
carbon dating {n} (radiocarbon dating)  :: koolstofdatering {f}
carbon dioxide {n} (CO₂)  :: kooldioxide
carbonic acid {n} (A weak unstable acid, H2CO3)  :: koolzuur {n}, diwaterstofcarbonaat {n}
carbon monoxide {n} (chemical of the formula CO)  :: koolstofmonoxide
carbon paper {n} (paper used to make carbon copies)  :: carbonpapier {n}, doorslagpapier {n}
carboxylic {adj} (of, or relating to the carboxyl functional group)  :: carbon-
carboxylic acid {n} (organic compound containing a carboxyl functional group)  :: carbonzuur
carbuncle {n} (abscess)  :: karbonkel {m}
carburetor {n} (a device in an internal combustion engine)  :: carburator, carburateur {m}
carburettor {n} (motor car part) SEE: carburetor  ::
carcass {n} (body of a dead animal)  :: karkas {n}, kreng {n}, [when used as bait] aas {n}, kadaver
carcass {n} (body of a dead human) SEE: corpse  ::
card {n} (resource or an argument, used to a achieve a purpose)  :: kaart {c}, troef {m}
card {n} (flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.)  :: kaart {c}
card {n} (list of scheduled events)  :: plan {n}, agenda {m}, schema {n}
card {v} (to check IDs)  :: controleren
card {n} (hand-held tool for preparing materials for spinning)  :: kaardplank {c}
card {n} (machine for disentagling the fibres of wool prior to spinning)  :: kaardrol {c}
card {v} (to use carding device)  :: kaarden
card {n} (playing card) SEE: playing card  ::
card {n} (card game) SEE: card game  ::
cardamom {n} (spice)  :: kardemom
cardboard {n} (material resembling heavy paper)  :: karton
card game {n} (any of very many games played with playing cards)  :: kaartspel {n}
cardiac arrest {n} (cessation of the heartbeat resulting in the loss of effective circulation of the blood)  :: hartstilstand {m}
Cardiff {prop} (The capital city of Wales)  :: Cardiff
cardinal {n} (number indicating quantity)  :: hoofdtelwoord {n}
cardinal {n} (official of the Catholic Church)  :: kardinaal {m}
cardinal {n} (any bird in family Cardinalidae)  :: kardinaal {m}
cardinal {n} (colour)  :: kardinaalrood {n}
cardinal {n} (cardinal numeral) SEE: cardinal numeral  ::
cardinalate {n} (the dignity and ecclestiastic office of Roman Catholic cardinal)  :: kardinaalschap {n}
cardinality {n} (in set theory)  :: kardinaliteit {f}
cardinal number {n} (cardinal numeral) SEE: cardinal numeral  ::
cardinal numeral {n} (grammar: word used to represent a cardinal number)  :: hoofdtelwoord {n}
cardinalship {n} (office of a cardinal) SEE: cardinalate  ::
cardinal sin {n} (cardinal sin)  :: hoofdzonde {f} {m}
cardio- {prefix} (pertaining to the heart)  :: cardio-
cardiological {adj} (of or pertaining to cardiology)  :: cardiologisch
cardiologist {n} (physician)  :: cardioloog
cardiology {n} (study of the structure of the heart)  :: cardiologie {f}
cardiomyopathy {n} (deterioration of the myocardium)  :: cardiomyopathie {f}
cardiovascular system {n} (circulatory system) SEE: circulatory system  ::
card key {n} (keycard) SEE: keycard  ::
cardoon {n} (perennial plant)  :: kardoen {m}
cards {n} (card game) SEE: card game  ::
care {n} (close attention, concern or responsibility)  :: zorg
care {v} (to be concerned about)  :: zorgen
Care Bear {n} (fictional animal) SEE: Care Bears  ::
Care Bears {n} (Fictional cartoon bears)  :: Troetelbeertjes {p}
career {n} (one's calling in life; a person's occupation)  :: carrière {f}, loopbaan
carefree {adj} (worry free, light hearted, etc.)  :: onbekommerd, onverschillig
careful {adj} (cautious)  :: voorzichtig, behoedzaam, omzichtig, prudent
careful {adj} (meticulous)  :: zorgvuldig, grondig, doortastend
carefully {adv} (in a careful manner)  :: voorzichtig
care-giver {n} (carer) SEE: carer  ::
careless {adj} (not giving sufficient attention or thought)  :: onvoorzichtig, onbedachtzaam, achteloos, nalatig, onachtzaam
careless {adj} (not concerned or worried) SEE: carefree  ::
carelessness {n} (lack of care)  :: onvoorzichtigheid, onoplettendheid, achteloosheid {f}
care of {prep} (for distribution by (the named intermediary))  :: per adres
carer {n} (someone who regularly looks after another person)  :: verzorger
caress {v} (touch or kiss lovingly)  :: liefkozen
caretaker {n} (One who takes care of a person.)  :: voogd {m}
caretaking {n} (act of taking care of someone or something)  :: verzorging {f}
cargo {n} (freight carried by a ship)  :: vracht {f}
cargo hold {n} (ship's hold)  :: ruim {n}, scheepsruim {n}
cargo ship {n} (ship that carries cargo)  :: vrachtschip {n}
Cariban {adj}  :: Caribisch
Caribbean {adj} (Pertaining to the sea and region bounded by the American continent and the West Indies)  :: Caraïbisch, Caribisch
Caribbean Hindustani {prop} (language)  :: Caraïbisch-Hindoestani
Caribbean Netherlands {prop} (municipalities)  :: Caribisch Nederland
Caribbean Sea {prop} (a tropical sea in the Western Hemisphere)  :: Caraïbische Zee
caricature {n} (pictorial representation of someone for comic effect)  :: karikatuur {f}
caricature {n} (grotesque misrepresentation)  :: karikatuur {f}
caricature {v} (represent in exaggerated manner)  :: karikaturiseren, vertekenen
caries {n} (progressive destruction of bone or tooth by decay)  :: cariës {f}, tandbederf {n}, [informal] gaatjes {p}
carillon {n} (a set of bells, often in a bell tower, originating from the Low Countries)  :: beiaard {m}, carillon, klokkenspel {n}
caring {adj} (kind, sensitive, empathetic)  :: zorgzaam
Carl {prop} (male given names cognate to Carl) SEE: Charles  ::
carmine {n} (purplish-red pigment)  :: karmijn {n}, (Archaic) karmozijn {n}
carmine {n} (purplish-red colour)  :: karmijn {n}, (Archaic) karmozijn {n}, karmijnrood {n}, karmozijnrood {n}
carmine {adj} (of the purplish red colour shade carmine)  :: karmijnrood, karmozijnrood, karmijnen, karmozijnen
carnage {n} (death and destruction)  :: bloedbad {n}
carnation {n} (plant)  :: anjer {m} {f}, anjelier {m} {f}, genoffel {f}
carnation {n} (flower)  :: anjer {m} {f}, anjelier {m} {f}
carnation {n} (rosy pink colour)  :: carnatie, vleeskleur
carnation {adj} (colour)  :: carnatie, vleeskleurig
carnauba {n} (wax)  :: carnaubawas
carnival {n} (festive occasion marked by parades)  :: carnaval
carnivore {n} (meat-eating animal)  :: carnivoor {m}, vleeseter {m}
carnivorous {adj} (Predatory or flesh-eating)  :: carnivoor, vleesetend
carob {n} (tree)  :: johannesbroodboom {m}
carob {n} (fruit)  :: johannesbrood {n}
Carolina wren {n} (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  :: Carolina-winterkoning
Carolingian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Frankish dynasty)  :: Karolingische
Carolinian {adj} (Carolingian) SEE: Carolingian  ::
caron {n} (háček diacritic) SEE: háček  ::
carotid {n} (a number of major arteries in the head and neck)  :: halsslagader {c}
carousel {n} (merry-go-round) SEE: merry-go-round  ::
carousel {n} (revolving device to deliver items)  :: bagageband {c}
carp {n} (Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae)  :: karper {m}
carpal tunnel {n} (passageway on the palmar side of the wrist)  :: Carpaletunnel
carpal tunnel syndrome {n} (repetitive stress injury)  :: Carpaletunnelsyndroom
car park {n} (car park) SEE: parking lot  ::
Carpathians {prop} (mountainous system in Central Europe)  :: Karpaten {p}
carpe diem {proverb} (seize the day)  :: pluk de dag
carpenter {n} (carpentry person)  :: timmerman {m}
carpet {n} (a fabric used as a floor covering)  :: tapijt {n}, vloerkleed {n}
carpet {n} (any surface or cover resembling a carpet or fulfulling its function)  :: tapijt {n}
carpet {v} (to lay carpet)  :: tapijt leggen, vloerkleed leggen
carpet {v} (to cover like a carpet)  :: een tapijt vormen, bedekken (met)
carpet shark {n} (ferret) SEE: ferret  ::
carriage {n} (wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power)  :: koets
carriage {n} (railroad car)  :: wagon {m}
carriage return {n} (The action on a typewriter or printer that returns it to the beginning of the line)  :: wagenterugloop {m}
carriageway {n} (part of a road that carries traffic)  :: rijbaan {c}
carrier {n} (person or object that carries someone or something else)  :: drager {m}
carrier {n} (homing pigeon, racing pigeon, racing homer, homer)  :: postduif {f} {m}
carrier wave {n} (electromagnetic wave)  :: draaggolf
carrion {n} (dead flesh; carcasses)  :: kadaver {n}, aas {n}, kreng {n}, karkas {n}
carrion crow {n} (Corvus corone)  :: zwarte kraai
carrot {n} (Daucus carota ssp. sativus)  :: wortel {m}, peen {m}
carry {v} (to carry) SEE: bear  ::
carry {v} (to transport by lifting)  :: dragen
carry {v} (to stock or supply)  :: beschikbaar hebben, ter beschikking hebben
carry {v} (to adopt; take over or stand in)  :: overnemen
carry {v} (in an addition)  :: overdragen, onthouden
carry {v} (to transmit or travel)  :: dragen, te horen zijn
carry {n} (a manner of transporting or lifting something)  :: greep {m}
carry {n} (bit or digit carried in an addition)  :: overdracht {m}
carry coals to Newcastle {v} (do something unneeded or redundant)  :: uilen naar Athene dragen (carry owls to Athens), water naar de zee dragen (carry water to the sea)
carry out {v} (to carry out) SEE: fulfill  ::
car seat {n} (seat in a motor car)  :: autostoel {m}
carsick {adj} (feeling nauseated due to riding in a vehicle)  :: wagenziek
carsickness {n} (motion sickness due to riding in a vehicle)  :: wagenziekte {f}
cart {n} (small, open, wheeled vehicle, see also: wagon)  :: kar {f}
carte de visite {n} (business card) SEE: business card  ::
cartel {n} (group of businesses or nations that collude to fix prices)  :: kartel {n}
cartel {n} (combination of political groups)  :: kartel {n}
Cartesian {adj} (of or pertaining to Descartes)  :: cartesisch
Cartesian {adj} (of or pertaining to coordinates based on orthogonal axes)  :: cartesisch
Cartesian coordinate {n} (the rectangular coordinates of a point)  :: cartesiaans assenstelsel {n}
Cartesian product {n} (set of possible pairs)  :: cartesisch product {n}, kruisproduct {n}
Carthage {prop} (ancient city in North Africa)  :: Carthago
Carthaginian {adj} (of or pertaining to Carthage)  :: Carthaags, Punisch
Carthaginian {n} (person from Carthage)  :: Carthager {m}, Puniër {m}
cartilage {n} (dense connective tissue)  :: kraakbeen {n}
cartographer {n} (one who makes maps or charts)  :: cartograaf
carton {n} (a box-like container made of paper designed to hold things for a limited time)  :: karton
cartoon {n} (animated cartoon)  :: tekenfilm {m}
cartoonist {n} (creator of cartoons or strip cartoons)  :: striptekenaar {m}, striptekenares {f}
cartridge {n} (firearms package)  :: patroon {m} {f}
cartridge {n} (vessel which contains the ink for a computer printer)  :: inktpatroon {m} {f}, patroon {m} {f}
cartwheel {n} (wheel of a cart)  :: wagenwiel {n}
cartwheel {n} (gymnastic maneuver)  :: radslag {m}
Casablanca {prop} (city)  :: Casablanca
cascade {n} (waterfall)  :: waterval
case {n} (instance or event as a topic of study)  :: geval
case {n} (legal proceeding)  :: rechtszaak, proces {n}
case {n} (box containing a number of identical items of manufacture)  :: kist {f}
case {n} (piece of luggage that can be used to transport an apparatus)  :: tas {f}
case {n} (suitcase)  :: valies
case {n} (piece of furniture, constructed partially of transparent glass or plastic)  :: vitrine, uitstalraam
case {n} (outer covering or framework of a piece of apparatus)  :: omhulsel
case {n} (typography: the nature of a piece of alphabetic type)  :: kast
case {n} (grammatical case) SEE: grammatical case  ::
case dependent {adj} (case sensitive) SEE: case sensitive  ::
case law {n} (law developed through court decisions)  :: jurisprudentie, rechtspraak, rechtersrecht
case sensitive {adj}  :: hoofdlettergevoelig
cash {n} (money in the form of notes/bills and coins)  :: contanten {p}, cash {m}, baar geld {n}
cash {v} (to exchange (a check/cheque) for money)  :: innen
cashbox {n} (a box for holding cash)  :: kluisje {n}
cash cow {n} (something that generates free cash flow)  :: melkkoe
cash crop {n} (crop grown for sale)  :: handelsgewas {n}, exportgewas {n}, uitvoergewas {n}
cash desk {n} (place with a cash register)  :: kassa {c}
cash dispenser {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cashew {n} (tree)  :: cashew, cachou
cashew {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut  ::
cashew nut {n} (the seed of the cashew tree)  :: cashewnoot {c}
cashier {n} (one who works at a till or receiving payments)  :: kassier
cash in {v} (to die) SEE: die  ::
cash machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cashpoint {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
cask {n} (a large barrel for the storage of liquid)  :: ton {m} {f}, vat {n}
casket {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin  ::
Caspian Sea {prop} (landlocked sea)  :: Kaspische Zee {c}
cassation {n} (the abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment)  :: cassatie
cassava {n} (manioc, the source of tapioca)  :: cassave
casserole {n} (glass or earthenware dish)  :: ovenschotel
cassette {n} (set of sprockets on a bicycle)  :: cassette
cassette player {n} (a device capable of playing prerecorded cassette tapes)  :: cassettespeler {m}
cassette tape {n} (a magnetic tape in a cassette)  :: cassetteband {m}
cassock {n} (item of clerical clothing)  :: kazuifel
cassowary {n} (a large flightless bird of the genus Casuarius)  :: kasuaris {m}
cast {v} (to throw forcefully)  :: werpen, gooien, [Flemish] smijten
cast {v} (to throw a fishing line or net into the water)  :: uitgooien
cast {v} (to throw down or aside)  :: werpen, neergooien, afweren, afwerpen
cast {v} (to make by pouring into a mould)  :: gieten
cast {v} (to assign a role in a play or performance)  :: een rol {f} toewijzen, geven
cast {v} (computing: to change the type of a variable)  :: omzetten, casten
cast {v} (to heave a lead and line in order to ascertain the depth of water)  :: peilen
cast {n} (group of actors performing together)  :: bezetting {f}, rolbezetting {f}, cast {m}, rolverdeling {f}
cast {n} (casting procedure)  :: rolverdeling {f}, casten {n}, casting {f}
cast {n} (object made in a mould)  :: afgietsel {n}
cast {n} (medicine: supportive and immobilising device)  :: gips {m}, spalk {m}
cast {n} (mould used to make cast objects)  :: vorm {m}, mal {f}
cast {n} (squint)  :: blik {m}, zijwaartse blik {m}
cast {n} (visual appearance)  :: schijn {m}
castanet {n} (a single handheld percussion instrument)  :: castagnet, castagnetten {p}
castanets {n} (a percussion instrument) SEE: castanet  ::
cast aspersions {v} (make damaging or spiteful remarks)  :: met modder gooien naar
castaway {n} (nautical: shipwrecked sailor)  :: schipbreukeling {m}
castaway {n} (someone cast out of a group or society)  :: uitgestotene {m} {f}
caste {n} (hereditary social class)  :: kaste {m} {f}
Castelnau's antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: Castelnau-mierklauwier
Castile {prop} (medieval Iberian kingdom)  :: Castilië
Castile soap {n} (kind of soap)  :: Castilië zeep {f}
Castilian {n} (Language)  :: Castiliaans {n}, Spaans {n}
casting {n} (manufacturing process using a mold)  :: gieting {f}
castle {n} (fortified building)  :: kasteel {n}, fort {n}, burcht {f}, slot {n}
castle {v} (to perform the move of castling)  :: rokeren
castle {n} (chess piece) SEE: rook  ::
castle in the air {n} (idea that is unlikely to be ever realized)  :: luchtkasteel {n}
castling {n} (move in chess)  :: rokade {f}
cast off {v} (finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them from the needle)  :: afkanten
cast out nines {v} (verification of an arithmetic operation)  :: negenproef
cast pearls before swine {v} (cast pearls before swine)  :: parels voor de zwijnen, paarlen voor de zwijnen werpen
castrate {v} (remove the testicles of)  :: castreren
castration {n} (act of removing the testicles)  :: castratie {f}
castrato {n} (male who has been castrated)  :: castraat {m}, gecastreerde {m}
castrato {n} (male soprano or alto voice; the singer)  :: castraat {m}, castrato, castraatzanger {m}
castrato {adj} (adjective: castrated)  :: gecastreerd
castrato {adj} (having, using or containing the voice of a castrato)  :: castraat-, castrato-
cast the first stone {v} (act self-righteously)  :: werpe de eerste steen
casualty {n} (person)  :: slachtoffer
cataclysmic {adj} (of or pertaining to a cataclysm)  :: cataclystisch
catacomb {n} (underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves)  :: catacombe
Catalan {n} (Person from Catalonia)  :: Catalaan {m}, Catalaanse {f}
Catalan {prop} (The language of Catalonia)  :: Catalaans
Catalan {adj} (Of or pertaining to Catalonia)  :: Catalaans
Catalanness {n} (identification or conformity with Catalan values and customs)  :: Catalaansheid {f}
catalogue {n} (a systematic list of names, books, pictures etc.)  :: catalogus {m}, cataloog
catalogue {n} (a complete list of items)  :: catalogus {m}, cataloog, inventaris {m}
catalogue {n} (a list of all the publications in a library)  :: bibliotheekcatalogus {m}
catalogue {v} (to put into a catalogue)  :: catalogiseren
catalogue {v} (to make a catalogue of)  :: catalogiseren
catalogue {v} (to add to an existing catalogue)  :: catalogiseren
Catalonia {prop} (autonomous community in Spain)  :: Catalonië {n}
Catalonian {adj} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan  ::
Catalonian {n} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan  ::
catalyst {n} (substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process)  :: katalysator
catalyze {v} (to bring about the catalysis of a chemical reaction)  :: katalyseren
cat and mouse {n} (two keeping check on one another)  :: Kat-en-muisspel
catapult {n} (slingshot) SEE: slingshot  ::
catapult {n} (device for launching large objects)  :: katapult {m}
cataract {n} (waterfall)  :: cataract {m} {n} {f}, waterval {m}
cataract {n} (downpour, flood)  :: stortvloed
cataract {n} (opacity of the lens in the eye)  :: cataract {m} {n} {f}, grijze staar
catarrh {n} (inflammation of the mucous membranes)  :: slijmvliesontsteking {f}, catarre {m} {f}
catastrophe {n} (any large and disastrous event of great significance)  :: catastrofe {f}
catch {n} (the act of catching a ball)  :: opvangen, vangen
catch {n} (a find, in particular a boyfriend/girlfriend)  :: vangst {f}
catch {n} (a clasp which stops something from opening)  :: haak {m}
catch {n} (a hidden difficulty, especially in a deal or negotiation)  :: struikelblok {n}, valstrik {m}
catch {n} (that which is captured or caught)  :: vangst {f}
catch {v} (to intercept an object in the air etc. )  :: vangen
catch {v} (to perceive and understand )  :: snappen, begrijpen
catch {v} (to seize an opportunity )  :: grijpen
catch {v} (to reach in time to leave )  :: halen
catch a cold {v} (to contract a cold)  :: kou vatten, verkouden worden
catcher {n} (that which catches)  :: vanger {m}
catcher {n} (baseball player who receives pitches)  :: catcher {m} {f}, achtervanger {m}
catchment basin {n} (region)  :: stroombekken {n}, stroomgebied {n}, rivierbekken {n}
catchphrase {n} (a group of words)  :: catchphrase {m}
catchy {adj} (instantly appealing and memorable)  :: aanstekelijk, pakkend
catechumen {n} (convert the Christianity prior to baptism)  :: catechumeen
categorization {n} (the process of sorting or arranging things into categories or classes)  :: categoriseren {n}
category {n} (group)  :: categorie {f}
category {n} (collection in math)  :: categorie {f}
catenary {n} (curve of a flexible chain)  :: kettinglijn {f}
catenate {v} (connect)  :: aaneenrijgen, rijgen
cater-cousin {n} (bosom friend) SEE: bosom friend  ::
caterpillar {n} (larva of a butterfly)  :: rups {f}
caterpillar track {n} (continuous track in the form of steel or rubber belt)  :: rupsband {m}
catfish {n} (type of fish)  :: meerval {m}
cat flap {n} (small hinged panel cut into a door where a cat can come in)  :: kattengat {n}, kattenluikje
cat-flap {n} (cat flap) SEE: cat flap  ::
cat food {n} (type of food formulated for the feeding of cats)  :: kattenvoer {?}
cat got someone's tongue {phrase} (why are you not saying anything?)  :: ben je je tong verloren? (have you lost your tongue?)
Cathar {n} (a member of Christian sect)  :: Cathaar, Kathaar {m}
Catharist {adj} (relating to Cathari)  :: Cathaars, Kathaars
cathartic {adj} (purgative; inducing catharsis)  :: louterend, lbevrijdend
cathedral {n} (principal church of a bishop's diocese)  :: kathedraal {f}
Catherine {prop} (female given name)  :: Catharijne {f}
catheter {n} (small tube inserted into a body cavity)  :: katheter {m}
cathetus {n} (either of the sides of a right triangle other than its hypotenuse)  :: rechthoekszijde {f}
cathode {n} (electrode through which current flows outward)  :: kathode {f}
cathode ray {n} (ray consisting of a stream of electrons)  :: kathodestraal {f}
cathode ray tube {n} (vacuum tube that displays images)  :: kathodestraalbuis {f}, beeldbuis {f}
Catholic {adj} (of the Western Christian church, as differentiated from the Orthodox church)  :: katholiek
Catholic {adj} (of the Roman Catholic church)  :: rooms-katholiek
Catholic {n} (member of a Catholic church)  :: katholiek {m}
Catholic Church {n} (Roman Catholic Church) SEE: Roman Catholic Church  ::
Catholicism {n} (faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church)  :: katholicisme {n}, Katholizism
catholicity {n} (Catholicism) SEE: Catholicism  ::
catkin {n} (botany: a type of inflorescence)  :: katje {n}
cat litter {n} (grit used in a cat's toilet tray) SEE: kitty litter  ::
catmint {n} (catnip) SEE: catnip  ::
catnip {n} (plants of the genus Nepeta, family Lamiaceae)  :: kattenkruid {n}, Nepeta
catnip {n} (specific species which causes intoxication among cats)  :: kattenkruid {n}, wild kattenkruid
cat-o'-nine-tails {n} (whip)  :: kat met negen staarten {m}
cat's eye {n} (retroreflective device placed on a road surface)  :: kattenoog
catslaughter {n} (killing of cats)  :: katmoord
cattail {n} (any of several perennial herbs of the genus Typha)  :: lisdodde {f}, kodde {f}
cattish {adj} (catlike)  :: katachtig
cattish {adj} (sly and spiteful)  :: kattig
cattle {n} (domesticated bovine animals)  :: rundvee {n}
cattle {n} (certain other livestock)  :: vee {n}
cattle {n} (pejorative: people who resemble cattle in behavior or destiny)  :: vee {n}, beesten {p}
catty {adj} (spiteful)  :: kattig
catwalk {n} (narrow elevated stage on which models parade)  :: podium {m}, platform {m}
Caucasus {prop} (geographic region)  :: Kaukasus
caucus {n} (a meeting, especially a preliminary meeting, of persons belonging to a party)  :: verkiezingsbijeenkomst
caucus {n} (a grouping from the same party)  :: fractie
caul {n} (part of the amniotic sac which sometimes shrouds a baby’s head at birth)  :: helm {m}
cauldron {n} (large bowl-shaped pot)  :: ketel {m}
cauliflower {n} (Vegetable)  :: bloemkool {f}
cauliflower {n} (Edible head of a cauliflower plant)  :: bloemkool {f}
caulk {n} (substance for filling and/or sealing)  :: kit
caulk {v} (to seal joints with caulk)  :: breeuwen, kalefateren, kitten
causality {n} (agency of cause)  :: causaliteit {f}, oorzakelijkheid {f}
causate {v} (cause) SEE: cause  ::
causation {n} (causality) SEE: causality  ::
cause {n} (source or reason of an event or action)  :: oorzaak {f}, reden {f}, aanleiding {f}
cause {n} (goal, aim, principle)  :: doel
cause {v} (to set off an event or action)  :: veroorzaken
cause {v} (to produce as a result)  :: veroorzaken
cause and effect {n} (causality) SEE: causality  ::
cause célèbre {n} (an issue or incident arousing heated public debate)  :: cause célèbre {f}
caustic {adj} (capable of destroying organic tissue)  :: corrosief, bijtend
caustic {adj} (severe; satirical; sharp)  :: streng, scherp,schamper
cauterize {v} (burn tissue)  :: toebranden, dichtbranden, toevriezen, dichtvriezen
caution {n} (precept or warning against evil or danger)  :: waarschuwing
caution {n} (careful attention, prudence)  :: voorzichtigheid {f}, voorzorg {f} {m}, omzichtigheid {f}, terughoudendheid
caution {n} (security; guaranty; bail)  :: borg, borgsom, garantie, waarborg
caution {v} (to warn)  :: waarschuwen, manen
cautious {adj} (careful)  :: voorzichtig
cautiously {adv} (in a cautious manner)  :: behoedzaam, omzichtig
cavalcade {n} (parade)  :: ridderstoet
cavalier {adj} (not caring enough about something important)  :: afstandelijk,onverschillig
cavalier {adj} (high-spirited)  :: laatdunkend
cavalier {adj} (supercilious, haughty, disdainful)  :: hooghartig, misprijzend
cavalry {n} (military service that fights with riding horses)  :: cavalerie {f}
cave {n} (large, naturally occurring cavity formed underground)  :: hol {n}, grot {f}
cave {v} (undermine)  :: ondermijnen
cave {interj} (beware!)  :: opgepast
caveat {n} (a warning)  :: waarschuwing {f}
caveat {n} (a qualification or exemption)  :: voorbehoud {n}, uitzondering {f}
cave in {v} (to collapse inward or downward)  :: afkalven
caveman {n} (early humans or related species)  :: holbewoner
cavern {n} (large cave)  :: grot {f}, krocht {f}, hol {n}
caviar {n} (roe of the sturgeon or other large fish (black caviar))  :: kaviaar {m}
cavil {v} (to criticise for petty or frivolous reasons)  :: chicaneren
cavort {v} (prance)  :: steigeren
cavort {v} (move/play boisterously)  :: dartelen, ronddollen
cavy {n} (guinea pig) SEE: guinea pig  ::
caw {n} (cry of a crow)  :: gekras {n}
CD {n} (abbreviations of compact-disc which are actually in use, see also: compact disc)  :: cd {m} (lower case)
cDNA {initialism} (complementary DNA)  :: cDNA {n}
CD player {n} (CD player)  :: cd-speler
cease {v} (transitive)  :: ophouden
cease and desist {v} (stop and not resume an action)  :: houd op en doe van afstand
ceasefire {n} (in warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose)  :: staakt-het-vuren {n}
Cebuano {prop} (language)  :: Cebuano {n}
cedar {n} (coniferous tree in genus Cedrus)  :: ceder {m}
cedar {n} (aromatic wood)  :: ceder {m}, cederhout {n}
cede {v} (give up)  :: aftreden, uit de weg gaan, opgeven
cedilla {n} (mark placed under the letter c)  :: cedille
ceil {n} (ceiling) SEE: ceiling  ::
ceiling {n} (upper limit of room)  :: plafond {n}, zoldering {f}
ceiling fan {n} (fan fixture on a ceiling)  :: plafondventilator
celebrate {v} (extol or honour in a solemn manner)  :: vieren
celebrate {v} (honour by rites, ceremonies, etc.)  :: vieren
celebrate {v} (perform or participate in)  :: vieren
celebrated {adj} (famous or widely praised)  :: gevierd, gevierde
celebration {n} (formal performance of a solemn rite)  :: viering {f}
celebration {n} (social gathering for entertainment and fun)  :: festiviteit, feest, fuif, viering {f}
celebration {n} (act or process of showing gratitude, appreciation or remembrance)  :: gedachtenis, herdenking, viering {f}
celebrity {n} (a famous person)  :: beroemdheid {f}
celeriac {n} (form of celery)  :: knolselderij {m}
celery {n} (herb)  :: selderij {m}, selderie {m}, selder {m} [Flemish]
celestial {adj} (relating to heaven (religious))  :: hemels
celestial {adj} (relating to sky)  :: hemels
celibate {adj} (unmarried)  :: celibatair, ongehuwd
cell {n} (component of an electrical battery)  :: batterij {f}
cell {n} (room in a prison for containing inmates)  :: cel {f}
cell {n} (room in a monastery for sleeping one person)  :: cel {f}
cell {n} (small group of people forming part of a larger organization)  :: cel {f}
cell {n} (basic unit of a living organism)  :: cel {f}
cell {n} (informal: a cellular telephone, see also: mobile phone)  :: mobieltje {n}
cellar {n} (underground space)  :: kelder {m}
cellar {n} (wine collection)  :: wijnkelder {m}
cellar door {n} (door leading to a cellar)  :: kelderdeur
cell division {n} (a process by which a cell divides into two cells)  :: celdeling {c}
cellist {n} (person who plays the cello)  :: cellist {m}, violoncellist {m}
cell membrane {n} (semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell)  :: celmembraan, plasmamembraan {n}
cell nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells) SEE: nucleus  ::
cello {n} (musical instrument)  :: cello {m}
cell phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
cellular {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
cellular phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
celluloid {n} (variety of thermoplastics)  :: celluloid {n}
cellulose {n} (the polysaccharide cellulose)  :: cellulose
cell wall {n} (thick layer around cells of plants, fungi, and algae)  :: celwand
Celsius {adj} (metric scale of temperature)  :: Celsius
Celt {prop} (ancient)  :: Kelt {m}
Celtic {adj} (of the Celts; of the style of the Celts)  :: Keltisch
cembalo {n} (cembalo) SEE: harpsichord  ::
cement {n} (a powdered substance)  :: cement {n}
cement {n} (the paste-like substance)  :: cement {n}
cemetery {n} (a place where the dead are buried) SEE: graveyard  ::
Cenomanian {prop}  :: Cenomanien
cenotaph {n} (monument to honor the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere)  :: cenotaaf {n}
Cenozoic {prop} (geological epoch)  :: Cenozoïcum
censor {n} (Roman magistrate)  :: censor {m}
censor {n} (official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content)  :: censor {m}
censor {v} (to review in order to remove objectionable content)  :: censureren
censor {v} (to remove objectionable content)  :: censureren
censorship {n} (use of state or group power to control freedom of expression)  :: censuur {f}
census {n} (official count of members of a population)  :: volkstelling {f}
census {v} (collect a census)  :: (het volk) tellen
cent {n} (subunit of currency in US and elsewhere)  :: cent {m}
centaur {n} (mythical half-man, half-horse)  :: paardmens {m}, kentaur {m}, centaur {m}
centenarian {n} (one who is at least 100 years old)  :: honderdjarige {m} {f}
centenary {n} (centennial) SEE: centennial  ::
centenary {adj} (of, or pertaining to, or completing a period of 100 years)  :: honderdjarig
centenier {n} (centurion) SEE: centurion  ::
centennial {n} (100th anniversary)  :: eeuwfeest
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the perimeter of a circle)  :: centrum, middelpunt
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the surface of a sphere)  :: centrum, middelpunt
center {n} (point on a line midway between the ends)  :: midden, centrum {n}
center {n} (point in the interior of figure with mean coordinates)  :: centrum
center {n} (place where a function or activity occurs)  :: centrum
center {n} (topic of particular importance)  :: middelpunt
center {adj} (of, at or related to center)  :: centraal
center {v} (cause to occupy the center)  :: centreren
center {v} (concentrate on)  :: concentreren
centerfold {n} (single sheet of paper that forms the middle two pages of a magazine)  :: middenblad {n}
centerfold {n} (large photograph printed on this sheet)  :: pin-up {m} {f}
centerfold {n} (person in such a photograph)  :: pin-up {m} {f}
centerfold {n} (sexually attractive person)  :: pin-up {m} {f}, vamp {f} [woman]
centi- {prefix} (10-2)  :: centi-
centimetre {n} (one-hundredth of a metre)  :: centimeter
centipede {n} (a segmented arthropod of class Chilopoda)  :: duizendpoot {m}
central {adj} (being in the centre)  :: centraal
central {adj} (having or containing the centre of something)  :: centraal
Central African Republic {prop} (country in Central Africa)  :: Centraal-Afrikaanse Republiek
Central America {prop} (part of North America)  :: Midden-Amerika, Centraal-Amerika
Central Asia {prop} (smaller area of Central Asia)  :: Centraal-Azië {n}
Central Europe {prop} (geographical region in the center of Europe)  :: Midden-Europa
central heating {n} (heating system)  :: centrale verwarming {f}
centralise {v} (centralise) SEE: centralize  ::
centralization {n} (the act or process of centralizing)  :: centralisatie {f}
centralize {v} (to move things physically towards the centre; to consolidate or concentrate)  :: centraliseren
centralize {v} (to move power to a single, central authority)  :: centraliseren
central processing unit {n} (part of a computer)  :: centrale verwerkingseenheid
centre {n} (center) SEE: center  ::
centre {v} (center) SEE: center  ::
centre forward {n} (most central of the strikers)  :: spits {m} {f}
centrifugal {adj} (tending, or causing, to recede from the center)  :: centrifugaal, middelpuntvliedend
centrifuge {v} (to rotate something in a centrifuge in order to separate its constituents)  :: centrifugeren
centurion {n} (commander of a century of soldiers)  :: honderdman {m}, centurio {m}, centurion {m}
century {n} (100 years)  :: eeuw {f}
century {n} (Roman army type unit)  :: centurie {f}
century {n} (political division of Rome)  :: centurie {f}
cephalalgia {n} (headache) SEE: headache  ::
ceramic {n} (material)  :: keramiek {f}
cereal {n} (breakfast cereal) SEE: breakfast cereal  ::
cerebellum {n} (part of the hindbrain in vertebrates)  :: kleine hersenen {p}
cerebral {adj} (of, or relating to the brain)  :: cerebraal
cerebral {adj} (retroflex) SEE: retroflex  ::
cerebrum {n} (upper part of the brain)  :: telencephalon
ceremonial {adj} (of, relating to, or used in a ceremony)  :: ceremonieel
ceremony {n} (ritual with religious significance)  :: ceremonie {f}, plechtigheid {f}
ceremony {n} (official gathering to celebrate)  :: ceremonie {f}, plechtigheid {f}
cerium {n} (chemical element)  :: cerium {n}
certain {adj} (sure, positive, not doubting)  :: zeker
certainly {adv} (without doubt, surely)  :: beslist, voorzeker, zeker, waarlijk
certainly {adv} (emphatic affirmative answer)  :: beslist, voorzeker, zeker, en of
certainty {n} (state of being certain)  :: zekerheid {f}
certificate {n} (a document containing a certified statement)  :: certificaat, attest {n}
certification {n} (act of certifying)  :: attestering {f}
cerumen {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax  ::
cervical cancer {n} (cancer of the cervix)  :: baarmoederhalskanker {m}
cervical cap {n} (contraceptive device)  :: pessarium {n}
cervical smear {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: uitstrijkje {n}
cervical vertebra {n} (any of the seven vertebrae of the neck)  :: nekwervels {m}
cervicide {n} (deerslaughter) SEE: deerslaughter  ::
cervix {n} (neck) SEE: neck  ::
cervix {n} (lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina)  :: baarmoederhals {f}, cervix {m}
cesarean section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section  ::
cessation {n} (a ceasing or discontinuance)  :: beëindiging
cesspool {n} (place for sewage)  :: beerput {m}
c'est la vie {phrase} (such is life) SEE: such is life  ::
cetacean {n} (an animal belonging to the order Cetacea)  :: walvisachtige
cetology {n} (study of cetaceans)  :: walviskunde
Ceylon {prop} (Sri Lanka) SEE: Sri Lanka  ::
Ceylon {prop} (old name for Sri Lanka)  :: Ceylon
cf. {v} (compare)  :: cf. or vgl. or verg.
Chad {prop} (country)  :: Tsjaad
chador {n} (a loose robe worn by Muslim women)  :: chador
chafe {n} (heat excited by friction)  :: opgewarmd door wrijving
chafe {n} (injury or wear caused by friction)  :: schaafwonde, pijnlijke ruwe plek
chafe {n} (vexation; irritation of mind; rage)  :: ergernis, woede
chafe {v} (to excite passion or anger in)  :: zich ergeren, zich opwinden
chafe {v} (to fret and wear by rubbing)  :: afslijten
chafe {v} (to rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction)  :: schuren
chafe {v} (to be worn by rubbing)  :: verslijten
chafe {v} (to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated)  :: irriteren, vervelen
chaff {n} (inedible parts of grain plant)  :: kaf
chaff {n} (excess or unwanted material)  :: kaf
chaff {v} (to make fun of)  :: plagen
chaffinch {n} (bird)  :: vink, boekvink
chagrin {n} (distress from failure; vexation or mortification)  :: verdriet {n}, irritatie {f}, ongenoegen {n}, chagrijn {n}
chagrin {v} (bother or vex; to mortify)  :: vervelen, storen
chain {n} (series of interconnected rings or links)  :: ketting {f}, keten {f}, aaneenrijging {f}
chain {n} (series of interconnected things)  :: aaneenschakeling {f}, opeenvolging {f}
chain {n} (series of stores or businesses with the same brand name)  :: keten {f}
chain drive {n} (transmission system)  :: kettingaandrijving {f}
chain letter {n} (a letter that is mailed successively to different recipients)  :: kettingbrief {m}
chain mail {n} (a flexible defensive armor)  :: maliënkolder {m}
chainplate {n} (plate on the side of a sailing ship)  :: putting
chain reaction {n} (type of nuclear reaction)  :: kettingreactie {f}
chainsaw {n} (saw with a power-driven chain)  :: kettingzaag {f}
chain shot {n} (projectile consisting of two cannon balls linked by a chain)  :: kettingkogel {m}
chair {n} (furniture)  :: stoel {m}, zetel {m}
chair {n} (distinguished professorship)  :: leerstoel
chair {n} (chairperson) SEE: chairperson  ::
chairman {n} (person presiding over a meeting)  :: voorzitter {m}
chairperson {n} (a person who presides over a meeting, a board)  :: voorzitter {m}
chairwoman {n} (female chairperson)  :: voorzitster {f}
chaise longue {n} (reclining chair with a long seat)  :: ligstoel {m}, chaise longue {f}
chakra {n} (spiritual energy nexuses)  :: chakra
chalaza {n} (zoology: spiral band)  :: hagelsnoer {m} {f}
Chaldean {adj} (of ancient Babylonia) SEE: Babylonian  ::
chalice {n} (large drinking cup)  :: kelk {m}
chalk {n} (a soft, white, powdery limestone)  :: krijt {n}, krijtgesteente {n}
chalk {n} (a piece of chalk used for drawing and on a blackboard)  :: krijt {n}, krijtje {n}
challenge {n} (that which encourages someone to do something they otherwise would not)  :: uitdaging
challenge {n} (difficult task)  :: uitdaging
challenge {n}  :: uitdaging {f}
challenge {v} (to invite someone to take part in a competition)  :: uitdagen, tarten
challenge {v} (to dare someone)  :: uitdagen
challenge {v} (to dispute something)  :: betwisten, bekritiseren
challenge {v} (to make a formal objection to a juror)  :: wraken
chamber {n} (bedroom)  :: slaapkamer
chamber {n} (legislative body)  :: kamer {m} {f}
chamber {n} (enclosed space similar to a room)  :: kamer
chamber {n} (part of a firearm holding the round before firing)  :: kamer {m} {f}
chamber {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
chamber ensemble {n} (a musical ensemble of modest size, to play chamber music)  :: kamerorkest {n}
chamberlain {n} (an officer in charge of managing the household of a sovereign)  :: kamerheer {m}
chamber music {n} (chamber music)  :: kamermuziek {f}
chamber of commerce {n} (community business association)  :: Kamer van Koophandel, Kamers van Koophandel {p}
chamber orchestra {n} (orchestra to play chamber music)  :: kamerorkest {n}
chamber pot {n} (a container used for urination and defecation, see also: urinal; chemical toilet)  :: po {m}
chameleon {n} (reptile)  :: kameleon {m} {n}
chameleon {n} (person with inconstant behavior)  :: kameleon {m} {n}
chamfer {n} (an angled relief or cut at an edge)  :: afschuining {f}
chamfer {v} (to cut off the edge or corner of something; to bevel)  :: afschuinen
chamfer {v} (to cut a groove in something)  :: groeven
chamois {n} (goat)  :: gems {f}
champagne socialist {n} (false socialist)  :: salonsocialist
champian {n} (field of inquiry or study) SEE: field  ::
champian {n} (flat expanse of land) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (species of landscape) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (level open countryside) SEE: plain  ::
champian {n} (battlefield) SEE: battlefield  ::
champignon {n} (Agaricus bisporus)  :: champignon {m}
champion {n} (someone who has been winner in a contest)  :: kampioen {m}
champion {n} (defender of a cause)  :: voorvechter {m}
champion {adj} (something very positive)  :: meesterlijk, eerste klasse
champion {v} (to advocate)  :: voorvechten
championship {n} (competition to determine a champion)  :: kampioenschap {n}
chance {n} (an opportunity or possibility)  :: kans {f}, gelegenheid {f}, mogelijkheid {f}
chance {n} (random occurrence)  :: toeval {n}
chance {n} (probability of something happening)  :: kans {f}
chance {v} (to try or risk)  :: wagen
chancel {n} (space around the altar in a church)  :: priesterkoor {n}, hoogkoor {n}
chancellor {n} (important notary; person in charge of some area of government)  :: kanselier
chancellor {n} (head of parliamentary government in some German speaking countries)  :: kanselier {m}
chandelier {n} (branched, often ornate, lighting fixture suspended from the ceiling)  :: kroonluchter {m}, luster {m} [Belgium]
change {v} (to become something different)  :: veranderen, zich aanpassen
change {v} (to make something into something different)  :: veranderen, aanpassen
change {v} (to replace)  :: verwisselen, vervangen
change {v} (to replace one's own clothing)  :: zich omkleden
change {v} (to transfer to another vehicle)  :: overstappen
change {n} (the process of becoming different)  :: verandering {f}, aanpassing {f}
change {n} (small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination)  :: wisselgeld {n}
change {n} (a replacement)  :: andere kleren
change {n} (money given back)  :: wisselgeld
change one's mind {v} (to decide differently than one had decided before)  :: van gedachten veranderen
changeover {n} (conversion or transition)  :: (of ingredients or products, to a new product) verwerking {f}, (of machines or buildings, to a new purpose) ombouw {m}, (of people, to a new faith) bekering {f}, conversie {f}
changeroom {n} (changing room)  :: kleedkamer {f} or {m}, kleedlokaal {n}
Changhsingian {prop}  :: Changhsingien
changing room {n} (room in gym etc.)  :: kleedkamer {m} {f}
changing room {n} (room in shop)  :: kleedhokje {n}
Chang Jiang {prop} (Yangtze) SEE: Yangtze  ::
channel {n} (physical confine of a river or slough)  :: bedding {f}, kanaal {n}
channel {n} (natural or man-made deeper course through shallow body of water)  :: kanaal {n}, vaargeul {f}
channel {n} (navigable part of a river)  :: kanaal {n}, vaargeul {f}
channel {n} (narrow body of water between two land masses)  :: kanaal {n}, zee-engte {f}, zeestraat {f}
channel {n} (communication: path for conveying electrical or electromagnetic signals)  :: kanaal {n}
channel {n} (communication: single path provided by a transmission medium via physical separation)  :: kanaal {n}
channel {n} (communication: single path provided by a transmission via spectral or protocol separation)  :: kanaal {n}
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies)  :: kanaal {n}, zender {m}
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television)  :: kanaal {n}, zender {m}
channel {v} (direct the flow)  :: leiden, omleiden, kanaliseren
channel {v} (assume personality of other person)  :: nadoen, imiteren
Channel Islands {prop} (group of islands in the English Channel)  :: de Kanaaleilanden
channel surf {v} (quickly change channel)  :: zappen
Channel Tunnel {prop} (man-made tunnel)  :: Kanaaltunnel {m}
chanoyu {n} (tea ceremony) SEE: tea ceremony  ::
chant {v} (sing monophonically without instruments)  :: chanten, zingen
chanterelle {n} (Cantharellus cibarius)  :: cantharel {m}, hanenkam {m}
chaos {n} (in classical cosmogony)  :: chaos {m}, baaierd {m}
chaos {n} (state of disorder)  :: chaos {m}, wanorde {c}
chaos theory {n} (chaos theory)  :: chaostheorie {f}
chaotic {adj} (Filled with chaos)  :: chaotisch
chaotic {adj} (Extremely disorganized or in disarray)  :: chaotisch, wanordelijk, onordelijk, warrig, verward
chapel {n} (place of worship)  :: kapel {m} {f}
chaplain {n} (member of a religious body)  :: kapelaan {m}
Chapman's antshrike {n} (bird)  :: Chapmam-mierklauwier
chapter {n} (section in a book)  :: hoofdstuk {n}, kapittel {n}
character {n} (being in a story)  :: personage {n}
character {n} (distinguishing feature)  :: karakter {n}, persoonlijkheid {f}
character {n} (moral strength)  :: karakter {n}
character {n} (notable or eccentric person)  :: persoonlijkheid {f}
character {n} (symbol for a sound or a word)  :: karakter {n}
character {n} ((computing) basic element in a text string)  :: karakter {n}
characteristic {adj} (being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing)  :: kenmerkend, karakteristiek, idiosyncratisch
characteristic {n} (distinguishing feature)  :: trekje {n}, karakteristiek {f}
charcoal {n} (substance)  :: houtskool {m}
charcoal {n} (stick used for drawing)  :: houtskool {m}
charcoal {adj} (colour)  :: antraciet
charcoal drawing {n} (charcoal drawing) SEE: charcoal  ::
chard {n} (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla)  :: snijbiet
charge {n} (load or burden)  :: last
charge {n} (electric charge)  :: lading
charge {v} (to place a burden upon, to assign a duty)  :: belasten
charge {v} (to assign a duty to)  :: opdragen
charge {v} (to formally accuse of a crime)  :: aanklagen
chargeback {n}  :: terugvordering {f}
charger {n} (a device that charges or recharges)  :: oplader {m}
chariness {n} (caution)  :: voorzichtigheid {f}, terughoudendheid {n}
chariot {n} (vehicle used in warfare)  :: strijdwagen {m}
charioteer {n} (person who drives a chariot)  :: wagenmenner {m}
charismatic {adj} (of, related to, or having charisma)  :: charismatisch
charitable {adj} (kind, generous)  :: weldadig
charity {n} (Christian love)  :: naastenliefde {f}
charity {n} (attitude)  :: naastenliefde {f}
charity {n} (providing of goods or money)  :: liefdadigheid {f}
charity {n} (goods or money given)  :: liefdadigheid {f}
charity {n} (organization)  :: liefdadigheidsinstelling {f}, goed doel {n}
charity stripe {n} (free-throw line) SEE: free-throw line  ::
charivari {n} (cacaphonous noise, hubbub) SEE: cacophony  ::
charivari {n} (mock serenade)  :: ketelmuziek
charlady {n} (woman who cleans houses and offices) SEE: charwoman  ::
charlatan {n} (malicious trickster)  :: charlatan {m}
Charlemagne {prop} (king of the Franks)  :: Karel de Grote
Charleroi {prop} (city)  :: Charleroi {n}
Charles {prop} (given name)  :: Karel {m}, Charel
charm {n} (something with magic power)  :: betovering, bezwering, ban
charm {n} (quality of inspiring delight or admiration)  :: charme
charm {n} (a small trinket on a bracelet or chain)  :: bedeltje
charm {v} (seduce, entrance or fascinate)  :: betoveren, bezweren
charm {v} (use a magical charm)  :: beheksen, betoveren, bezweren
charming {adj} (pleasant, charismatic)  :: charmant
charred {adj} (burnt)  :: verbrand, verschroeid
chart {n} (map) SEE: map  ::
chart {n} (graph) SEE: graph  ::
chart {n} (table) SEE: table  ::
chart {n} (diagram) SEE: diagram  ::
charwoman {n} (awoman employed to do housework)  :: poetsvrouw, schoonmaakster {f}
chary {adj} (sad, grievous)  :: triest, bedroefd, droevig
chary {adj} (cautious, wary, shy, ungenerous)  :: voorzichtig, schuw, preuts, karig
chase {n} (hunt) SEE: hunt  ::
chase {v} (to hunt) SEE: hunt  ::
chase {n} (action of the verb "to chase")  :: achtervolging {f}, jacht {m}
chase {n} (country estate)  :: jachtgebied {n}, jachtdomein {n}
chase {v} (to pursue, to follow at speed)  :: achtervolgen, achternazitten, achternajagen
chaser {n} (a person or thing (ship, plane, car, etc.) who chases)  :: jager {m}
chasm {n} (gap)  :: kloof {f}, afgrond {m}
chasm {n} (difference of opinion)  :: kloof {f}, meningsverschil {n}
chasma {n} (aurora) SEE: aurora  ::
chaste {adj} (modest) SEE: modest  ::
chaste {adj} (abstaining from sexual intercourse)  :: kuis
chaste {adj} (celibate) SEE: celibate  ::
chaste {adj} (innocent) SEE: innocent  ::
chaste {adj} (austere) SEE: austere  ::
chasten {v} (discipline) SEE: discipline  ::
chasten {v} (purify) SEE: purify  ::
chastity {n} (abstaining from sexual activity)  :: zedigheid {f}, kuisheid {f}
chastity belt {n} (belt-like garment)  :: kuisheidsgordel {m}
chasuble {n} (liturgical vestment)  :: kazuifel {m} {n}
chat {v} (be engaged in informal conversation)  :: kletsen, babbelen
chat {v} (talk more than a few words)  :: kletsen, babbelen
chat {v} (exchange messages in real time)  :: chatten
chat {n} (informal conversation)  :: gebabbel {n}, geklets {n}, kletspraat {m}
chat {n} (conversation to stop an argument or settle situations)  :: gesprek {n}, babbel {m}
chat {n} (exchange of text or voice messages in real time)  :: chat {c}
chat {n} (bird in the subfamily Saxicolini)  :: tapuit {m}
chateaubriand {n} (a very thick tenderloin steak of beef)  :: biefstuk van de haas {m}
chattel {n} (tangible, movable property)  :: have, goed {n}, bezit {n}, eigendom {n}
chatter {n} (talk, especially meaningless or unimportant talk)  :: geklets {n}
chatter {n} (sound of talking)  :: geroezemoes {n}
chatter {n} (sound of a magpie)  :: gekwetter {n}
chatter {v} (talk idly)  :: kletsen, kwebbelen
Chattian {prop} (a subdivision of the Oligocene epoch)  :: Chattien
chauvinism {n} (excessive patriotism)  :: chauvinisme {n}
chauvinist {n} (chauvinist person)  :: chauvinist {m}
chavender {n} (chub) SEE: chub  ::
cheap {adj} (low in price)  :: goedkoop, onduur, betaalbaar (affordable)
cheap {adj} (reduced in price)  :: goedkoop, afgeprijsd, in aanbieding
cheap {adj} (of poor quality)  :: goedkoop, laagwaardig, ordinair
cheap {adj} (of little worth)  :: goedkoop, waardeloos, schamel
cheapskate {n} (someone who avoids spending money)  :: gierigaard {m}
cheapskate {n} (someone who doesn't give freely)  :: gierigaard {m}, wrek {m}
cheat {v} (violate rules to gain advantage)  :: vals spelen, bedriegen
cheat {v} (being unfaithful)  :: vreemdgaan
cheater {n} (cheat) SEE: cheat  ::
cheating {n} (act of deception, fraud, trickery, imposture, or imposition)  :: valsspelen {n}
cheat sheet {n} (sheet of paper used to assist on a test)  :: spiekbriefje {n}
Cheboksary {prop} (city)  :: Tsjeboksary
Chechen {prop} (language)  :: Tsjetsjeens
Chechnya {prop} (federal subject of Russia)  :: Tsjetsjenië
check {n} (chess: when the king is directly threatened by an enemy piece)  :: schaak
check {n} (a mark like a v or sometimes x used as an indicator)  :: vinkje {n} (v-shaped), kruisje {n} (x-shaped)
check {n} (a bill, particularly at a restaurant)  :: rekening {f}
check {n} (an inspection or examination)  :: controle
check {v} (to inspect, examine)  :: controleren, inspecteren, checken
check {v} (to mark with a checkmark)  :: aanvinken, aankruisen, afvinken
check {v} (to verify or compare with a source of information)  :: verifiëren, controleren
check {n} (bank order) SEE: cheque  ::
checkbox {n} ((graphical user interface): a feature on a webpage that can be marked or not)  :: selectievakje {n}
checkered {adj} (divided into squares)  :: dambordachtig, schaakbordachtig
checkered {adj} (changeable)  :: bont
checkers {n} (draughts) SEE: draughts  ::
check in {v} (to record one's arrival)  :: inchecken
checking account {n} (current account) SEE: current account  ::
checkmate {interj} (said when making the conclusive move in chess)  :: schaakmat {n}, mat {n}
checkmate {n} (conclusive victory in a game of chess)  :: schaakmat, mat
checkout divider {n} (plastic bar to separate groceries)  :: beurtbalk {m}
checkpoint {n} (point along a road or on a frontier)  :: doorlaatpost {f}
checksum {n} (number serving to detect error)  :: controlecijfer {n}, checksum
Cheddar {prop} (Cheddar cheese) SEE: Cheddar cheese  ::
Cheddar cheese {n} (cheese)  :: Cheddar
cheek {n} (part of face)  :: wang {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: buttock)  :: bil {f}
cheekbone {n} (bone)  :: jukbeen {n}
cheeky {adj} (impudent; impertinent)  :: brutaal
cheerful {adj} (happy)  :: blijmoedig, tevreden
cheerio {interj} (exclamation used when greeting as well as when parting)  :: hoi [when greeting], doei [when parting]
cheers {interj} (toast when drinking)  :: proost, gezondheid, santé, prut, cheers, daar ga je
cheers {interj} (informal: goodbye)  :: tot ziens, tot later, ciao, [Netherlands] hoi, [Netherlands] doei, doeg, ik zie je, later, [Flemish] salu/salut, slukes
cheers {interj} (informal: thank you)  :: dank je, dankjewel/dank je wel, bedankt, jo, joe, thanks [Flemish] merci, mercikes
cheese {n} (dairy product)  :: kaas {m}
cheeseburger {n} (hamburger with cheese)  :: kaasburger {m} {f}
cheesecake {n} (dessert food)  :: kwarktaart {m} {f}, kaastaart {m} {f}
cheesemaker {n} (person skilled in making cheese)  :: kaasmaker {m}, kaasmaakster {f}
cheese slicer {n} (instrument for slicing cheese)  :: kaasschaaf {f}
cheetah {n} (Acinonyx jubatus)  :: jachtluipaard {m} {n}, cheeta {m}
chef {n} (head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant)  :: chef-kok
chelicera {n} (chelicera)  :: cheliceer
chemical {adj} (relating to chemistry)  :: chemisch, scheikundig
chemical {n} (any specific element or chemical compound)  :: chemicalie {f}
chemical {n} (an addictive drug)  :: verslavend middel {n}
chemical element {n} (any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction)  :: chemisch element {n}, scheikundig element {n}
chemicals {n} (chemical industry)  :: chemicaliënindustrie {f}, chemische industrie {f}
chemist {n} (person working in chemistry)  :: scheikundige {m} {f}, chemicus {m}
chemist {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
chemist {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist  ::
chemistry {n} (branch of natural science)  :: chemie {f}, scheikunde {f}
chemistry {n} (application of chemical theory and method to a particular substance)  :: chemie {f}, scheikunde {f}
chemistry {n} (mutual attraction between two people)  :: chemie
chemistry {n} (as modifier: relating to or using chemistry)  :: chemo-, chemie-, scheikundig
chemist's {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
chemotherapy {n} (therapeutic chemical treatment)  :: chemokuur {m} {f}, chemotherapie {f}
chemotherapy {n} (chemical treatment to kill or halt cancer)  :: chemokuur {m} {f}, chemotherapie {f}
chempedak {n} (fruit)  :: tjampadak {m}
Chennai {prop} (state capital of Tamil Nadu, India)  :: Chennai
cheque {n} (a note promising to pay money to a named person or entity)  :: cheque {m}
cherish {v} (to nurture with care)  :: koesteren
cherish {v} (to hold dear, foster, promote)  :: koesteren
Cherokee {prop} (indigenous North American people)  :: Cherokee {m}
Cherokee {prop} (language)  :: Cherokee {n}
cherry {n} (fruit)  :: [sweet cherry] kers {f}, [sour cherry, Belgium] kriek {f}
cherry {n} (tree)  :: kerselaar {m}, [sour cherry] kriekenboom {f}
cherry {n} (wood)  :: kersenhout {n}, kers
cherry {adj} (flavour)  :: met kersensmaak, kersen-
cherry {adj} (colour)  :: kersen-
cherry blossom {n} (blossom of the cherry tree)  :: kersenbloesem {m}
cherry-pick {v} (to select only the best from a range of options)  :: de krenten uit de pap halen, alleen de rozijnen uitpikken
cherry red {n} (Red color)  :: kersrood {n}, kersenrood {n}
cherry red {adj} (Of a red color)  :: kersrood, kersenrood
cherry tree {n} (tree of subgenus Cerasus)  :: kersenboom {m}
cherub {n} (winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God)  :: cherub {m}
chervil {n} (spice)  :: kervel
chervonets {n} (former Russian currency, usually ten roubles)  :: tsjervonets {m}
Cheshire cheese {n} (dense and crumbly cheese produced in Cheshire county)  :: Cheshire
chess {n} (two-player board game)  :: schaak {n}, schaakspel {n}, schaken {n}
chessboard {n} (square board used in the game of chess)  :: schaakbord
chessman {n} (chess piece) SEE: chess piece  ::
chess piece {n} (any of the 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess)  :: schaakstuk {n}
chesspiece {n} (chessman) SEE: chess piece  ::
chess player {n} (a person who plays chess)  :: schaker {m}, schaakster {f}
chest {n} (strong box)  :: kist {f}
chest {n} (thorax)  :: borst {f}, torso {m}, thorax {m}, romp {m}
chest {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin  ::
chestnut {n} (nut of the chestnut tree)  :: kastanje {f}, tamme kastanje {f}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown colour)  :: kastanjebruin {n}
chestnut {adj} (of a deep reddish-brown colour)  :: kastanjebruin, kastanjebruine
chestnut {n} (chestnut tree) SEE: chestnut tree  ::
chestnut tree {n} (tree that bears chestnuts)  :: kastanjeboom {m}, kastanje {m}
chest of drawers {n} (furniture for the storage of clothes)  :: komode {f}
chest pass {n} (chest pass)  :: borstpass
chevin {n} (chub) SEE: chub  ::
chevron {n} (heraldry: wide inverted V)  :: keper
chevron {n} (diacritical mark) SEE: háček  ::
chew {v} (to crush food with teeth prior to swallowing)  :: kauwen
chewing gum {n} (flavoured preparation for chewing)  :: kauwgom {m}
chewy {adj} (having a pliable or springy texture when chewed)  :: taai, rubberig
chi {n} (Greek letter)  :: chi {m} {f}
chiaroscuro {n} (artistic technique using exaggerated light contrasts)  :: clair-obscur {n}
Chicago {prop} (large US city)  :: Chicago
chicanery {n} (deception by use of trickery)  :: drogreden, chikane, sofisme
chicanery {n} (A slick performance by a lawyer)  :: vals argument
chick {n} (young bird)  :: kuiken {n}
chick {n} (young chicken)  :: kuiken {n}
chick {n} (young woman)  :: griet {f}, fien {f}, stoot {f}
chickadee {n} (songbird)  :: mees {f}
Chickasaw {prop} (the tribe)  :: Chickasaw
Chickasaw {prop} (the language)  :: Chickasaw
chicken {n} (bird)  :: kip {f}, hen {f}, hoen {n}
chicken {n} (meat)  :: kip {f}, kippenvlees {n}
chicken {n} (coward)  :: lafaard {m}, wezel {m}, lafbek, angsthaas {m}
chicken hawk {n} (hawk species)  :: kiekendief {m}
chicken hawk {n} (adult man who seeks out boys as his sexual partners)  :: (offensive) knapenschenner {m}, (abusive) pedofiel {m}
chicken-or-egg question {n} (a question to decide which of two interdependent things happened first)  :: kip-en-eiprobleem {n}
chicken pox {n} (childhood disease)  :: waterpokken
chicken soup {n} (soup with chicken as main ingredient)  :: kippensoep
chickpea {n} (plant)  :: kikkererwt {c}
chickpea {n} (seed)  :: kikkererwt, keker, kekererwt, Spaanse erwt, kreukerwt
chickweed {n} (herb)  :: hoornbloem, muur
chicory {n} (Cichorium intybus)  :: witloof {n}, witlof {n}, lof {n}, cichorei {f}, suikerij {f}
chicory {n} (coffee substitute)  :: bitterwortel {m}, suikerij {f}, chicorei {f}
chicory {n} (Cichorium endivia) SEE: endive  ::
chief {n} (heraldic term)  :: schildhoofd {n}
chiefly {adv} (mainly)  :: voornamelijk
chief of state {n} (the titular head of a nation) SEE: head of state  ::
chieftain {n} (A leader of a clan or tribe)  :: stamhoofd {n}, opperhoofd {n}
chieftain {n} (A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain)  :: bendeleider {m}
chiffchaff {n} (Phylloscopus collybita)  :: tjiftjaf
child {n} (a female or male child, a daughter or son)  :: kind {n}
child {n} (a minor)  :: kind {n}
child {n} ((computing) object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another object)  :: kind {n}
child abuse {n} (mistreatment of a child)  :: kindermishandeling {f}, kindermisbruik {n}
child benefit {n} (payment for each child)  :: kinderbijslag {m}, kindergeld {n} [Belgium, colloquial]
child-fucker {n} (contemptible person) SEE: motherfucker  ::
child-fucker {n} (one who engages in sex with a child) SEE: pedophile  ::
childhood {n} (time when one is a child)  :: kinderjaren {n}, kindertijd {m}
childish {adj} (suitable for a child)  :: kinderachtig, infantiel
childish {adj} (behaving immaturely)  :: kinderachtig, infantiel
child language {n} (the language spoken by a child that doesn't have full control over it yet)  :: kindertaal {f}
childminder {n} (person who looks after other people's children)  :: oppas {m}, kinderoppas {m}, babysitter {m}
child porn {n} (child pornography) SEE: child pornography  ::
child pornography {n} (pornographic materials depicting minors)  :: kinderpornografie {f}, kinderporno {f}
child prodigy {n} (talented young person)  :: wonderknaap {m}
children's hospital {n} (hospital for children and adolescents)  :: kinderziekenhuis {n}
childrenswear {n} (clothing for children)  :: kinderkleding {f}
child's play {n} (something particularly simple or easy)  :: kinderspel {n}
chile {n} (chili) SEE: chili  ::
Chile {prop} (country in South America)  :: Chili
Chilean {adj} (pertaining to Chile)  :: Chileens, Chileense
Chilean {n} (person from Chile)  :: Chileen {m}, Chileense {f}
Chilean eagle {n} (the black-chested buzzard eagle, Geranoaetus melanoleucus)  :: Chiliarend {m}
Chilean flamingo {n} (a species of flamingo, Phoenicopterus chilensis)  :: Chiliflamingo {m}
chili {n} (spicy fresh or dried fruit of capsicum)  :: chili, chilipeper
chili oil {n} (condiment)  :: chiliolie {m} {f}
chill {v} (to relax, lie back)  :: chillen
chilli {n} (chili) SEE: chili  ::
chilly {adj} (cold)  :: kil
chilly {adj} (unfriendly)  :: koel
chime {n} (musical instrument)  :: klok
chime {v} (to make the sound of a chime)  :: luiden
chime {v} (to agree, correspond)  :: overeenstemmen, stroken
chimney {n} (vertical tube or hollow column; a flue)  :: schoorsteen {m}, schouw {m}
chimney {n} (glass flue surrounding the flame of an oil lamp)  :: lampenkap {f}
chimney {n} (UK: smokestack of a steam locomotive)  :: schoorsteen {m}
chimney {n} (narrow cleft in a rock face)  :: spleet {f}
chimney sweep {n} (occupation)  :: schoorsteenveger {m}
chimpanzee {n} (ape)  :: chimpansee {m}
chin {n} (bottom of a face)  :: kin
china {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: mate) SEE: mate  ::
China {prop} (country in east Asia)  :: China {n}
chinaberry {n} (soapberry) SEE: soapberry  ::
chinchilla {n} (rodent)  :: chinchilla {f} {m}
chinchilla {n} (fur)  :: chinchilla {n}
Chinese {prop} (any language spoken in China, see also: Literary Chinese; Mandarin; Cantonese; Wu; Min Nan)  :: Chinees {n}
Chinese {prop} (writing system of Chinese)  :: Chinees
Chinese {n} (the people of China)  :: Chinezen
Chinese {n} (person born in China)  :: Chinees {m}, Chinese {f}
Chinese {n} (Chinese food or meal)  :: Chinees
Chinese {adj} (relating to China)  :: Chinees, Chinese
Chinese {prop} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin  ::
Chinese character {n} (CJKV character)  :: Chinees teken {n}
Chinese Crested Dog {n} (Chinese Crested Dog)  :: Chinese gekuifde naakthond {m}
Chinese grapefruit {n} (pomelo) SEE: pomelo  ::
Chinese parsley {n} (coriander) SEE: coriander  ::
Chinglish {adj} (resembling English influenced by Chinese)  :: Chinees Engels
Chink {n} (offensive: Chinese person)  :: spleetoog {m} {f} [offensive term for any Asian person]
chintz {n} (fabric)  :: sits
chip {n} (token used in gambling)  :: fiche {n}
chip {n} (fried strip of potato, french fry)  :: frietjes, patat {m} {f}
chip {n} (thin, crisp, fried piece of potato or vegetable)  :: chips {p}
chipmunk {n} (squirrel-like rodent)  :: wangzakeekhoorn {m}
chipolata {n} (type of sausage)  :: chipolata
chipper {adj} (exhibiting a lively optimism)  :: goedgemutst
chipper {n} (cheap fast food outlet)  :: snackbar {m}, friettent {f}
chipper {n} (deep frier)  :: friteuse {f}, frituur {f}
chipper {n} (machine that reduces organic matter to compost)  :: hakselaar {m}
Chippewa {prop} (Ojibwe) SEE: Ojibwe  ::
chip shop {n} (UK: a fast food outlet which sells fish and chips)  :: frituur {c}, friture {c}, friettent {c}
chirality {n} (handedness in chemistry, physic and mathematics)  :: chiraliteit {f}
chirp {v} (birds)  :: tjilpen, tjirpen
chirp {v} (insects)  :: tjirpen
chisel {v} (to cheat) SEE: cheat  ::
chisel {n} (tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal)  :: beitel {m}
Chisinau {prop} (The capital city and a municipality of Moldova)  :: Chisinau
Chitral {prop} (Chitral (all senses))  :: Chitral
chivalry {n} (ethical code)  :: ridderschap
chivalry {n} (Courteous behavior, especially that of men towards women)  :: ridderlijkheid {f}, hoofsheid {f}, galanterie {f}
chive {n} (plant)  :: bieslook {m}
chive {n} (chives: herb)  :: bieslook {m}
chlorine {n} (chemical element)  :: chloor {m}
chlorofluorocarbon {n} (an organic compound with halogens in place of hydrogen)  :: chloorfluorkoolwaterstof {f}
chlorophyll {n} (green pigment)  :: bladgroen {n}
chlorophyte {n} (green alga)  :: groenwier {n}
chloroplast {n} (photosynthetic organelle)  :: bladgroenkorrel
chock full {adj} (containing the maximum amount)  :: tjokvol, boordevol
chocolate {n} (food made from ground roasted cocoa beans)  :: chocolade {m}
chocolate {n} (small piece of confectionery made from chocolate)  :: chocolaatje {n}, (filled) bonbon {m}, chocoladebonbon {m}, praline {f}
chocolate {n} (colour)  :: chocoladekleur {n}
chocolate {adj} (made of or containing chocolate)  :: [combining form] chocolade-
chocolate {adj} (colour)  :: chocoladekleurig
chocolate bar {n} (candy bar) SEE: candy bar  ::
chocolate bar {n} (bar of chocolate) SEE: bar of chocolate  ::
chocolate cake {n} (cake containing chocolate)  :: chocoladetaart {m} {f}
chocolate chip {n} (a small, near-conical piece of chocolate)  :: chocoladevlok {m} {f}
chocolate egg {n} (Easter treat) SEE: Easter egg  ::
chocolate milk {n} (A milk drink flavored with chocolate)  :: chocolademelk
choice {n} (option or decision)  :: keuze {f}, keuzemogelijkeheid {f}
choice {n} (selection or preference)  :: keuze {f}
choice {adj} (especially good or preferred)  :: uitgelezen
choir {n} (singing group)  :: koor {n}
choir {n} (part of a church for choir assembly)  :: koor {n}
choke {v} (be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe)  :: verstikken, stikken
choke {v} (prevent someone from breathing by strangling them)  :: wurgen
choke {n} (control on a carburetor)  :: choke {m}
choke {n} (type of hold in wrestling etc.)  :: macht
choker {n} (one who chokes another)  :: wurger {m}
cholecyst {n} (gall bladder) SEE: gall bladder  ::
choler {n} (anger)  :: wrok
cholera {n} (infectious disease)  :: cholera
choleric {adj} (easily becoming angry)  :: cholerisch, kwaad
chondroblast {n} (1. A cell which originates from a mesenchymal stem cell and forms chondrocytes)  :: chondroblast
chondrocyte {n} (1. A cell that makes up the tussue of cartilage)  :: chondrocyt {f} {m}
choose {v} (to choose) SEE: take  ::
choose {v} (to pick)  :: kiezen, uitkiezen
choose {v} (to elect)  :: kiezen, verkiezen
choose {v} (to decide to act in a certain way)  :: kiezen
choosy {adj} (taking care when choosing that what is chosen best suits one's tastes, desires or requirements)  :: kieskeurig
chop {n} (cut of meat)  :: karbonade {c}
chop-chop {interj} (hurry up)  :: vlug een beetje!
chopper {n} (helicopter (formal translations)) SEE: helicopter  ::
chopper {n} (axe/ax) SEE: axe  ::
chopping board {n} (a sturdy board, upon which one chops and prepares food)  :: snijplank {f}
chopstick {n} (single eating utensil)  :: eetstokje {n}
chop suey {n} (Cantonese dish)  :: tjap tjoi
chord {n} (combination of three or more notes)  :: akkoord {n}
chord {n} (straight line)  :: koorde {f}
chordophone {n} (chordophone)  :: chordofoon {m}
chore {n} (a difficult, unpleasant, or routine task)  :: taak {f}
chorizo {n} (type of sausage)  :: chorizo
chortle {n} (joyful, somewhat muffled laugh)  :: luidruchtig grinnikken, verkneukelen {m}
chorus {n} (group of singers and dancers in the religious festivals of ancient Greece)  :: koor {n}
chorus {n} (group of people in a play or performance who recite together)  :: koor {n}
chorus {n} (singing group who perform together)  :: koor {n}
chorus {n} (repeated part of a song)  :: refrein {n}
chorus {n} (setting or feature in electronic music)  :: refrein {n}
choux pastry {n} (light pastry)  :: sous {m} {f}
chow {n} (Food, especially snacks)  :: eten {n}
Christ {prop} (title for Jesus of Nazareth)  :: Christus {m}
Christadelphian {n} (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination)  :: Broeder in Christus
christen {v} (to perform the religious act of baptism)  :: dopen
Christendom {n} (the Christian world)  :: christenheid {f}
Christian {n} (member of the Christian religion)  :: christen {m} {f}
Christian {prop} (male given name)  :: Christiaan
Christian {adj} (of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians)  :: christelijk
Christianity {prop} (monotheistic religion)  :: christendom {n}
Christianity {n} (Christendom) SEE: Christendom  ::
Christian name {n} (first name at Christian baptism)  :: doopnaam {m}
Christian name {n} (any forename) SEE: forename  ::
Christmas {prop} (Christian holiday)  :: Kerstmis, kerst {m}
Christmas card {n} (greeting card that celebrates Christmas)  :: kerstkaart
Christmas carol {n} (hymn whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas)  :: kerstlied {n}
Christmas Day {n} (the 25th of December)  :: kerstdag {m}
Christmas Eve {prop} (evening before Christmas Day)  :: kerstavond {m}
Christmas Island {prop} (non self-governing territory of Australia)  :: Christmaseiland, Kersteiland
Christmas lights {n} (Christmas lights)  :: kerstverlichting {f}
Christmastide {n} (Christmas season)  :: kersttijd {m}
Christmastime {n} (the Christmas season)  :: kersttijd {m}
Christmas tree {n} (a tree used during the Christmas holiday season)  :: kerstboom {m}
Christopher {prop} (a male given name)  :: Christoffel, Kristof, Kristoffel
chromatic aberration {n} (optical aberration)  :: chromatische aberratie {m}
chromatid {n} (Either of the two strands of a chromosome that separate during mitosis)  :: chromatide
chrome {v} (to plate with chrome)  :: verchromen
chromium {n} (chemical element)  :: chroom {n}
chromium-plate {v} (chrome) SEE: chrome  ::
chromosomal {adj} (of, or relating to chromosomes)  :: chromosomaal
chromosome {n} (structure in the cell nucleus)  :: chromosoom {n}
chronic {adj} (that continues over an extended period of time)  :: chronisch
chronic {adj} (medical: prolonged or slow to heal)  :: chronisch
chronic {adj} (suffering from an affliction that is prolonged or slow to heal)  :: chronisch
chronic {adj} (inveterate or habitual)  :: chronisch
chronicle {n} (a written account)  :: kroniek {f}
Chronicles {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Kronieken
chronologic {adj} (chronological) SEE: chronological  ::
chronological {adj} (in order of time from the earliest to the latest)  :: chronologisch
chronophagous {adj} (time-consuming) SEE: time-consuming  ::
chub {n} (chubby person)  :: dikkerd {m}, dikzak {m}
chubby {n} (erection) SEE: boner  ::
chubby {adj} (of a person, somewhat fat)  :: mollig, volslank
chubby {adj} (of a body part, containing a moderate amount of fat)  :: mollig
chubby {n} (chubby person)  :: dikkerdje {n}
chuchotage {n} (interpretation of a speech in a whisper)  :: fluistertolken {n}
chuck {v} (to discard)  :: weggooien
chuckle {n} (a quiet laugh)  :: gegrinnik
chuckle {v} (to laugh quietly or inwardly)  :: grinniken
chuckle {v} (to make the sound of chicken)  :: kakelen
chuffed {adj} (very pleased or satisfied)  :: zeer tevreden
chunk {n} (a part of something)  :: stuk {n}, brok, klomp
Chunnel {prop} (Channel Tunnel) SEE: Channel Tunnel  ::
church {n} (house of worship)  :: kerk {f}
church {n} (a religious organization)  :: kerk {f}
church {n} (a group of people who follow the same Christian religious beliefs)  :: kerk {f}
church {n} (worship service)  :: kerkdienst {m}
churchgoer {n} (one who goes to church)  :: kerkganger {m}, kerkbezoeker {m}
Church of England {prop} (established Christian church in England)  :: Anglicaanse kerk {f}
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints {prop} (major denomination of the Latter Day Saint movement)  :: Kerk van Jezus Christus van de Heiligen der Laatste Dagen
Church of Scotland {prop} (national Presbyterian church of Scotland)  :: Kerk van Schotland {f}
church service {n} (communal worship)  :: kerkdienst {m}
churchwarden {n} (lay officer who handles secular affairs of the parish)  :: kerkmeester {m}, kerkvoogd {m} [historical], kerkmeesteres {f}
churlish {adj} (of or pertaining to a serf)  :: slaafs
churlish {adj} (rude or surly)  :: grof, onvriendelijk
churlish {adj} (stingy or grudging)  :: grommend, weerbarstig
churn {v} (agitate rapidly)  :: karnen [butter], agiteren, [fluid], klutsen
churn {v} (figuratively: produce excessive motion)  :: woelen, schudden
churn {v} (tumble)  :: woelen, schudden
churn {n} (vessel for churning)  :: botervat {n}, karn {m} {f}
churn {n} (time when customer switches provider)  :: overstap {m}
churn {n} (people ready to switch carrier)  :: overstapkandidaten {p}
chutzpah {n} (nearly arrogant courage)  :: gotspe {f}
ciao {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
ciao {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye  ::
cicada {n} (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera)  :: cicade {f}
cicatrice {n} (scar) SEE: scar  ::
cicatrix {n} (scar that remains after the development of new tissue) SEE: scar  ::
cicely {n} (Myrrhis odorata)  :: roomse kervel {m}
cicero {n} (12-point type)  :: Augustijn, cicero, mediaan
cider {n} (alcoholic beverage)  :: cider {m}, appelwijn {m}, appelcider {m}
cider {n} (soft drink) SEE: soft drink  ::
cigar {n} (tobacco product)  :: sigaar {f}
cigarette {n} (cigarette)  :: sigaret {m} {f}, saffiaantje
cigarette lighter {n} (lighter) SEE: lighter  ::
cigarette paper {n} (rolling paper) SEE: rolling paper  ::
ciliate {n} (protozoan of the class Ciliata)  :: trilhaardiertje {n}
cinch {n} (something that is very easy to do)  :: kinderspel {n}, peuleschil {f}, makkie {n}
cinder {n} (ember) SEE: ember  ::
cinder {n} (partially or mostly burnt material)  :: as
cinder {n} (slag from a metal furnace)  :: slak
cinder block {n} (lightweight building block)  :: betonblok {n}, snelbouwsteen {m}
Cinderella {prop} (fairy tale)  :: Assepoester
Cinderella {prop} (main character in this fairy tale)  :: Assepoester
cinema {n} (movie) SEE: movie  ::
cinema {n} (a film/movie theatre)  :: cinema {m}, bioscoop {m}
cinema {n} (the film and movie industry)  :: filmindustrie {f}
cinereous vulture {n} (Eurasian black vulture) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
cinnabar {n} (mineral)  :: vermiljoen
cinnamic acid {n}  :: kaneelzuur
cinnamon {n} (Cinnamomum verum)  :: kaneelboom {m}
cinnamon {n} (spice)  :: kaneel {n}
cinnamon {n} (colour)  :: kaneelkleur {f}
cinnamon {adj} (flavour)  :: kaneelachtig, met kaneelsmaak
cinnamon {adj} (colour)  :: kaneelkleurig
cipher {n} (numeric character)  :: cijfer {n}
circa {prep} (approximately, about)  :: circa
circle {n} (two-dimensional outline geometric figure)  :: cirkel {m}, kring {m}
circle {n} (disc, two-dimensional solid geometric figure)  :: cirkel {m}
circle {n} (curve)  :: kring
circle {n} (orbit)  :: baan
circle {n} (group of persons)  :: kring, groep
circle {n} (darkening bagginess of skin under eyes)  :: wallen
circle {v} (travel around along a curved path)  :: omcirkelen
circle {v} (surround)  :: omcirkelen
circle {v} (place or mark a circle around)  :: omcirkelen
circle {v} (travel in circles)  :: cirkelen
circuit breaker {n} (electrical switch)  :: zekering {f}
circuitous {adj} (not direct or to the point)  :: omslachtig
circular {adj} (in the shape of, or moving in a circle)  :: rond
circular argument {n} (a type of argument)  :: cirkelredenering {f}
circular saw {n} (a power saw with a circular cutting blade)  :: cirkelzaag {m} {f}
circulation {n} (The act of passing from place to place or person to person)  :: omloop {m}
circulation {n} (Currency; circulating coin; notes, bills, etc.)  :: oplage
circulatory system {n} (parts of an animal body)  :: bloedvatenstelsel {n}
circumcise {v} (to remove the foreskin from the penis)  :: besnijden
circumcised {adj} (of a man)  :: besneden
circumciser {n} (one who performs circumcision)  :: besnijder {m}, besnijderes {f}
circumcision {n} (removal of foreskin from penis)  :: besnijdenis {f}
circumcision {n}  :: besnijdenis {f}
circumference {n} (line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional object)  :: omtrek {m}
circumference {n} (length of such line)  :: omtrek {m}
circumfix {n} (affix with both a pre- and sufixing part)  :: circumfuse
circumfix {v} (add a circumfix)  :: circumfigeren
circumflex {n} (circumflex accent)  :: accent circonflexe {n}, circonflexe {m}, circumflex {m}, dakje {n} [informal]
circumstance {n} (that which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event)  :: omstandigheid
circumstance {n} (event; fact; particular incident)  :: omstandigheid
circumvent {v} (to avoid or get around something)  :: omzeilen
circus {n} (company that travels)  :: circus {n}
cirrus {n} (cloud)  :: windveer, cirrus, vederwolk
CIS {prop} (Commonwealth of Independent States)  :: GOS
cistern {n} (reservoir for holding water)  :: cisterne {f}, waterreservoir {n}
cistern {n} (flush toilet's container)  :: stortbak {m}
cistern {n} (cisterna) SEE: cisterna  ::
cisterna {n} (membrane section comprising organelles)  :: cisterne {f}
citadel {n} (a strong fortress that sits high above a city)  :: citadel {m} {f}
citadel {n} (a stronghold or fortified place)  :: citadel {m} {f}
citation {n} (an official summons)  :: dagvaarding {m} {n}
cite {v} (quote) SEE: quote  ::
cite {n} (citation) SEE: citation  ::
citizen {n} (legal member of a state)  :: burger {m}, staatsburger {m}
citizen {n} (legal resident of a city)  :: burger {m}, poorter {m} [feudal age], stadsburger {m}
citizen {n} (resident of any particular place)  :: burger {m}, inwoner {m}
citizen {n} (civilian)  :: burger {m}, particulier {m}
citizen journalism {n} (reporting by amateurs on the scene of an event)  :: burgerjournalistiek
citizenship {n} (state of being a citizen)  :: burgerschap {n}
citric acid cycle {n} (the Krebs cycle)  :: citroenzuurcyclus
citrus {n} (fruit)  :: citrusvrucht {f}
city {n} (large settlement)  :: stad {f}
city {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown  ::
city center {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown  ::
city hall {n} (building)  :: stadhuis {n}
civet {n} (cat-like animal)  :: civetkat {f}
civet coffee {n} (coffee made from eaten berries) SEE: kopi luwak  ::
civic {adj} (Having to do with a city or the people who live there)  :: stedelijk
civics {n} (study of good citizenship and proper membership in a community)  :: maatschappijleer {f}
civil {adj} (Related to people and government office as opposed to miliary or religion)  :: burgerlijk, civiel
civil {adj} (behaving in a reasonable or polite manner)  :: beschaafd, geciviliseerd
civil disobedience {n} (active and non-violent refusal to obey)  :: burgerlijke ongehoorzaamheid {f}
civil engineer {n} (engineer specialised in civil engineering)  :: burgerlijk ingenieur {m}
civil engineering {n} (technical design and construction of public works and/or equivalent private ones)  :: burgerlijke bouwkunde
civilian {n} (non-military person)  :: burger {m}
civilian {adj} (not related to the military armed forces)  :: burger-
civilise {v} (to educate to a perceived higher standard of behaviour)  :: civiliseren, beschaven
civilization {n} (organized culture)  :: beschaving {f}
civilization {n} (human society)  :: bewoonde wereld
civilization {n} (act or process of civilizing or becoming civilized)  :: civilisatie
civilization {prop} (people of the world considered to have a high standard of behavior)  :: beschaving
civilize {v} (civilise) SEE: civilise  ::
civil law {n} (body of law dealing with private relations)  :: burgerlijk Wetboek
civil rights {n} (rights deserved by all people under all circumstances)  :: burgerrechten
civil servant {n} (a government employee)  :: ambtenaar {m}, ambtenares {f}
civil society {n} (institutions, voluntary organizations and corporate bodies)  :: maatschappelijk middenveld {n}
civil twilight {n} (period in which the sun is less than 6° below the horizon)  :: burgerlijke schemering {f}
civil war {n} (war between factions within a single country)  :: burgeroorlog {m}
Civil War {prop} (civil war) SEE: civil war  ::
civvies {n} (mufti (dress)) SEE: mufti  ::
clad {v} (to clothe)  :: kleden
claim {n} (demand of ownership)  :: aanspraak {f}
claim {v} (to demand ownership of something)  :: opeisen, claimen
claim {v} (to state a new fact)  :: beweren
claim {v} (to demand ownership or right to use for land)  :: opeisen, aanspraak maken op
claimant {n} (party who initiates a lawsuit) SEE: plaintiff  ::
Claire {prop} (female given name) SEE: Clara  ::
clairvoyance {n} (the power to perceive objects that are not accessible to the senses)  :: helderziendheid {f}
clairvoyant {adj} (able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses)  :: paragnost {m}, helderziende
clairvoyant {adj} (able to foresee the future)  :: paragnost {m}, helderziende
clam {n} (mollusc, see also: mollusc; oyster; mussel)  :: mossel {f}
clamor {n} (great outcry or vociferation)  :: gegil {n}, gejoel {n}, gekrijs {n}, geroep {n}, geschreeuw {n}
clamor {n} (loud and continued noise)  :: gedruis {n}, lawaai {n}
clamor {n} (continued public expression, often of dissatisfaction; popular outcry)  :: boegeroep {n}, gekrijt {n}, gemor {n}, protest {n}
clamor {v} (to become noisy insistently)  :: zich roeren, van zich laten horen
clam up {v} (become silent)  :: zwijgen, zijn mond houden
clan {n} (group having common ancestor)  :: clan {m}, stam {m}, sibbe {f}
clandestine {adj} (done or kept in secret)  :: heimelijk, geheim, clandestien
clandestinely {adv} (in a secret, covert manner)  :: clandestien, heimelijk, stiekem
clandestinely {adv} (in an illicit way)  :: clandestien, onwettig, ongeoorloofd
clangour {n} (a loud, repeating clanging sound; a loud racket; a din)  :: geschal, galmen
clap {v} (To strike the palms of the hands together)  :: klappen
clap {v} (To applaud by clapping the hands)  :: applaudisseren, klappen
clap {n} (gonorrhea)  :: druiper
clapboard {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard  ::
clapper {n} (the tongue of a bell)  :: klepel {m}
clapper board {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard  ::
clapperboard {n} (device used in film)  :: klapbord
claptrap {n} (empty verbiage or nonsense)  :: Bombast, Holle frasen,
Clara {prop} (female given name)  :: Klaartje, Klara
Clare {n} (Clara) SEE: Clara  ::
clarification {n} (clarification of ideas, meaning, etc)  :: opheldering {f}, verduidelijking {f}
clarify {v} (to make clear)  :: verduidelijken
clarinet {n} (woodwind musical instrument)  :: klarinet
clarinetist {n} (musician)  :: klarinettist {m}
clarithromycin {n} (A macrolide antibiotic)  :: clarithromycine
clarity {n} (the state or measure of being clear)  :: helderheid {f}, klaarheid {f}
clasp {n} (fastener or holder)  :: kram {f}, haak {m}, gesp {c}, knip {f}, slot {n}; schakel {c}; omhelzing {f}, handdruk {m}, greep {m}
clasp {v} (take hold of; grab tightly)  :: omklemmen
class {n} (group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes)  :: klasse {f}
class {n} (social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc.)  :: klasse {f}, laag {f}
class {n} (group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher)  :: klas {f}
class {n} ((programming, object-oriented) set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior)  :: klasse {f}
class action {n} (lawsuit)  :: groepszaak {f}, groepsvordering {f}
classical guitar {n} (guitar used primarily for classical music)  :: klassieke gitaar {f} {m}
classification {n} (act of forming into classes)  :: classificatie {f}
classify {v} (identify or divide into classes)  :: rangschikken, classificeren
classism {n} (discrimination based on social class)  :: klassisme {n}
classmate {n} (student who is in the same class in school)  :: klasgenoot
classroom {n} (room in a school)  :: klaslokaal {n}
classy {adj} (elegant and fashionable)  :: elegant, elegante
clastic {adj} (made up of parts that are easily removable)  :: klastisch
clause {n} (grammar: group of words which include a subject and any necessary predicate)  :: bijzin {m}
clause {n} (grammar: verb along with a subject and modifiers)  :: nevenschikking {f}, bijzin {m}
clause {n} (legal: separate part of a contract)  :: clausule {f}
claustrophobia {n} (fear of closed, tight places)  :: claustrofobie, engtevrees {f}
clavicle {n} (collar bone)  :: sleutelbeen {n}
clavicytherium {n} (harpsichord in which the soundboard and strings are mounted vertically facing the player)  :: clavicytherium
clavis {n} (glossary) SEE: glossary  ::
claw {n} (curved horny nail)  :: klauw {c}
claw {v} (scratch or tear at)  :: klauwen
claw hammer {n} (hammer with 2 prongs)  :: klauwhamer
clay {n} (mineral substance)  :: klei {m}
claystone {n} (sedimentary rock composed of fine, clay particles)  :: kleisteen
clean {adj} (not dirty)  :: schoon, proper
clean {adj} (in an unmarked condition)  :: blanco
clean {adj} (pure, especially morally or religiously)  :: leeg
clean {adj} (smooth, exact, and performed well)  :: mooie
clean {adj} (slang: cool or neat)  :: prachtig
clean {v} ((transitive) to remove dirt from a place or object)  :: schoonmaken, kuisen, poetsen, reinigen, wassen
clean {v} ((transitive) to tidy up)  :: opruimen
clean {v} ((intransitive) to make things clean)  :: poetsen, schoonmaken
clean {adj} (empty) SEE: empty  ::
cleanse {v} (clean, purify)  :: reinigen, schoonmaken
cleanser {n} (detergent) SEE: detergent  ::
clear {adj} (transparent in colour)  :: doorzichtig, klaar, doorschijnend
clear {adj} (bright, not obscured)  :: helder, klaar
clear {adj} (free of obstacles)  :: vrij
clear {adj} (without clouds)  :: helder, onbewolkt, wolkenloos
clear {adj} (free of ambiguity or doubt)  :: duidelijk
clear {adj} (free of guilt or suspicion)  :: zuiver
clear {adv} (all the way)  :: helemaal
clear {adv} (not near or touching something)  :: weg van
clear {v} (to remove obstructions or impediments)  :: ontruimen, ruimen, vrijmaken
clear {v} (to eliminate ambiguity or doubt; to clarify)  :: verduidelijken, verklaren
clear {v} (to remove from suspicion)  :: ontheven, vrijspreken
clear {v} (to become clear)  :: opklaren
clear {v} (to go through as payment)  :: verrekenen
clearing {n} (area of land within a wood or forest devoid of trees)  :: loo {n}, tra {f}, laar {n}
clearly {adv} (in a clear manner)  :: duidelijk
cleavable {adj} (capable of being cleaved)  :: splitsbare
cleavage {n} (the act of cleaving or the state of being cleft)  :: splijten {n}, splijting {f}
cleavage {n} (separation between breasts)  :: decolleté {n}
cleavage {n} (biology: cell division)  :: deling {f}, celdeling {f}
cleaver {n} (a squarish knife used for hacking)  :: mes {n}, hakmes {n}
clef {n} (musical symbol)  :: sleutel
cleft lip {n} (harelip) SEE: harelip  ::
clematis {n} (any plant of the genus Clematis)  :: clematis {f}
clemency {n} (leniency, mercy)  :: mildheid {f}, genade {f}, clementie {f}
clemency {n} (forgiveness or compassion)  :: clementie
clench {v} (to squeeze)  :: vastknijpen, ballen [vuist], samenballen
clergyman {n} (ordained (male) Christian minister, male member of the clergy)  :: geestelijke {m}
clerihew {n} (rhyme of four lines, usually regarding a person)  :: clerihew
clerk {n} (one working with records etc.)  :: klerk {m}, bediende {m}
clever {adj} (mentally quick or sharp)  :: slim, kloek, scherpzinnig
clevis pin {n} (part of a fastener)  :: gaffelpen {f}
clew {n} (clue) SEE: clue  ::
cliché {n} (overused phrase or expression)  :: cliché {n}, gemeenplaats {f}, platitude {f}
cliche {n} (cliché) SEE: cliché  ::
click {n} (act of pressing a button on a computer mouse)  :: klikken
clicking knife {n} (knife)  :: klikmes
client {n} (a customer or receiver of services)  :: klant {m} {f}, cliënt {m} {f}
client {n} (computing: the role of a computer application or system)  :: client {m}
client {n} (person who receives help or advice from a professional person)  :: klant, cliënt {m} {f}
client service {n} (customer service) SEE: customer service  ::
cliff {n} (a (near) vertical rock face)  :: klip {f}, klif {f}
climacterium {n}  :: climacterium {n}
climate {n} (long-term atmospheric conditions)  :: klimaat {n}
climate change {n} (changes in the Earth's climate)  :: klimaatsverandering {f}
climatological {adj} (of or pertaining to climatology)  :: klimatologisch
climatologist {n} (scholar of climatology)  :: klimatoloog {m}
climatology {n} (science)  :: klimatologie {f}
climax {n} (the peak of sexual pleasure) SEE: orgasm  ::
climb {v} (to ascend, to go up)  :: klimmen
climb {v} (to mount, to move upwards on)  :: beklimmen
climber {n} (one who climbs)  :: klimmer {m}, beklimmer {m}
climber {n} (plant that climbs)  :: klimplant {f}, slingerplant {f}
climbing frame {n} (playground equipment) SEE: jungle gym  ::
cling {v} (hold tightly)  :: klampen
cling film {n} (plastic film that clings)  :: huishoudfolie {f}
clinic {n} (medical facility)  :: kliniek {f}
clinical {adj} (of or pertaining to a medical clinic or facility)  :: klinisch
clinical psychology {n} (branch of psychology)  :: klinische psychologie {f}
clinker {n} (fetters) SEE: fetter  ::
clinker {n} (very hard brick for paving)  :: klinker
clinker {n} (slag or ash)  :: klinker
clip art {n} (images that may be copy and pasted)  :: clipart
clipboard {n} (physical object)  :: klembord {n}
clipboard {n} (in computing: buffer for temporary storage)  :: klembord {n}
clipper {n} (fast sailing ship)  :: klipper {m}
clipping {n} (article clipped from a newspaper)  :: krantenknipsel {n}
clique {n} (small, exclusive group)  :: kliek {f}
clitoral hood {n} (fold of skin)  :: clitorishoed, clitoriskap
clitoris {n} (elongated erectile organ)  :: clitoris {m}, kittelaar {m}
cloak {n} (cape)  :: mantel {m}
cloakroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
clock {n} (instrument to measure or keep track of time)  :: klok {f} {m}
clock {n} (odometer)  :: teller {m}, kilometerteller {m}
clock {v} (measure the duration of)  :: klokken
clock face {n} (the surface of a clock that contains the dial and hands)  :: wijzerplaat
clock gable {n} (facade with a decorative bell shape)  :: klokgevel {m}
clockmaker {n} (person who makes clocks)  :: klokkenmaker
clock radio {n} (alarm clock that includes a radio)  :: wekkerradio {m}
clockwise {adv} (in a circular fashion in the same direction as the hands of an analogue clock)  :: rechtsom, met de klok mee, in wijzerzin
clockwisely {adv} (clockwise) SEE: clockwise  ::
clog {n} (a type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole and an open heel)  :: klomp {m}
clog {n} (a blockage)  :: verstopping {f}
cloister {n} (covered walk with an open colonnade)  :: kloostergang, kruisgang
cloister {n} (place devoted to religious seclusion)  :: klooster {n}
cloister {n} (monastic life)  :: kloosterleven {n}
cloister {v} (become a Catholic religious)  :: in het klooster treden
cloister vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults)  :: kloostergewelf {n}
clone {n} (living organism (originally a plant))  :: kloon
clone {n} (group of identical cells derived from a single cell)  :: kloon
clone {n} (copy of something already existing)  :: kloon
clone {v} (create a clone)  :: klonen
close {v} (obstruct (an opening))  :: dichten, sluiten
close {v} (move (a door))  :: sluiten, dichtdoen
close {v} (put an end to)  :: sluiten, beëindigen
close {v} (to make smaller)  :: verkleinen
close {adj} (at a little distance)  :: nabije, dichtbij
close {adj} (hot and humid or muggy)  :: zwoel, drukkend
close, but no cigar {phrase} (that's almost correct, but not quite)  :: het is net niks
closed {adj} (not open)  :: gesloten, dicht, afgesloten, toe
closed {adj} (non public)  :: gesloten
closed {adj}  :: gesloten (topology), inwendig (algebra)
closed syllable {n} (Translations)  :: gesloten lettergreep {c}
close in {v} (to enclose, lock up inside something)  :: insluiten
close-knit {adj} (closely linked or connected, as by a common identity, culture, or bond)  :: hecht
closely {adv} (in a close manner)  :: dichtbij
closemouthed {adj} (reticent, secretive or uncommunicative)  :: niet spraakzaam, gesloten
closeness {n} (proximity) SEE: proximity  ::
closet {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
closet {n} (furniture)  :: kast {m} {f}
closure {n} (event signifying an ending)  :: beëindiging, afsluiting, sluiting
clot {n} (blood clot)  :: klonter
clot {n} (a silly person)  :: stommeling, idioot
clot {v} (to form into a clot)  :: klonteren, stollen,
cloth {n} (woven fabric)  :: doek {n}, kleed {n}
cloth {n} (piece of cloth)  :: vod {f}
clothe {v} (adorn with clothing)  :: kleden
clothes {n} (apparel)  :: kleren {p}
clothes-brush {n} (a brush for brushing clothes)  :: kleerborstel {m}
clothes dryer {n} (appliance)  :: wasdroger
clothesline {n} (rope or cord for drying clothes)  :: wasdraad {m}, waslijn {f}
clothes peg {n} (an object used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline)  :: wasknijper {m}, wasspeld {f} (Flanders)
clothespin {n} (a clip or fastener) SEE: clothes peg  ::
clothes shop {n} (type of shop)  :: kledingzaak, boutique
clothing {n} (clothes)  :: kleding {f}, kledij {f}
clotted cream {n} (thick cream)  :: strijkroom {m}
cloud {n} (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)  :: wolk {f}
cloud {n} (mass of dust, steam or smoke)  :: wolk {f}
cloudberry {n} (fruit)  :: kruipbraam, gele bosbraam
cloudburst {n} (sudden heavy rainstorm)  :: wolkbreuk {f}
clouded leopard {n} (medium sized arboreal cat)  :: nevelpanter {m}
cloud nine {n} (a state of happiness)  :: zevende hemel
cloudy {adj} (covered with or characterised by clouds)  :: bewolkt
clout {n} (influence, effectiveness)  :: invloed {m}
clout {n} (informal: blow with the hand)  :: klap {m}, oorvijg {f}, slag {m}
clout {n} (archery: center of the butt)  :: doelwit {n}
clout {n} (swaddling cloth)  :: wikkel {m}, luier {m}
clout {n} (piece of cloth)  :: lap {m}, vod {n}, doek {m}
clout {n} (iron plate on an axletree or other wood to keep it from wearing)  :: rondel {n}, ring {m}
clout {n} (piece, fragment)  :: brok {m}, stuk {n}, fragment {n}
clout {v} (hit, especially with the fist)  :: slaan, oorvijgen
clove {n} (spice)  :: kruidnagel
clove {n} (constitutive bulb of garlic)  :: teen {m} (toe)
clove pink {n} (carnation) SEE: carnation  ::
clover {n} (plant in genus Trifolium)  :: klaver {f}
clown {n} (performance artist working in a circus)  :: clown {m}
cloy {v} (fill up)  :: opvullen, volstoppen, vullen
cloy {v} (satiate)  :: verzadigen, vervullen
cloy {v} (fill to loathing)  :: oververzadigen, volstoppen
cloying {adj} (unpleasantly excessive)  :: buitenissig, excessief
cloying {adj} (excessively sweet)  :: zeemzout, stroperig
club {n} (weapon)  :: knuppel {m}
club {n} (association of members)  :: club {f}
club {n} (playing card symbol, ♣)  :: klaveren {m-p}
club {v} (to hit with a club)  :: neerknuppelen, slaan
club {v} (to join together to form a group)  :: zich groeperen, zich verenigen, samengaan, een club vormen
clubfoot {n} (foot malformation)  :: klompvoet {m}, horrelvoet {m}
clubs {n} (plural of club) SEE: club  ::
clubs {n} (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♣)  :: klaveren {m} {f}
cluck {n} (sound made by hen)  :: gekakel {n}
cluck {n} (tongue click to urge on a horse)  :: klakken
cluck {v} (to produce cluck sound)  :: kakelen, klakken
clue {n} (information that may lead one to a certain point or conclusion)  :: aanwijzing {f}, spoor {n}
clue {v} (to provide with a clue)  :: een tip geven
clue {v} (to provide with information)  :: inlichten, informeren
clumsy {adj} (awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous)  :: onhandig, stuntelig
clumsy {adj} (not elegant or well-planned)  :: onhandig
clung {v} (simple past)  :: klampte
clung {v} (past participle)  :: geklampt
clutch {n} (A device to interrupt power transmission)  :: koppeling, klauw {f}
clutch {n} (The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission)  :: ontkoppelingspedaal {m}
clutter {n} (a confused disordered jumble of things)  :: rommel, rotzooi
C major {n} (the major key with C as its tonic)  :: C-majeur, C-groot
C major {n} (the major chord with a root of C)  :: C-majeur, C-groot
c'mere {contraction} (here) SEE: here  ::
c'mere {contraction} (come) SEE: come  ::
C minor {n} (the minor key with C as its tonic)  :: c-mineur, c-klein
C minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of C)  :: c-mineur, c-klein
co- {prefix} (together, mutually, jointly)  :: mede-
coach {n} (wheeled vehicle drawn by horse power)  :: koets {c}
coach {n} (trainer)  :: coach, trainer {m}
coach {n} (long distance bus)  :: reisbus {m}
coach {v} (sports: train)  :: coachen, trainen
coach {v} (instruct)  :: opleiden
coadjutor {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant  ::
coagulate {v} (become congealed)  :: stollen, coaguleren
coagulate {v} (cause to congeal)  :: stollen, coaguleren
coagulate {n} (mass formed by means of coagulation)  :: coagulaat
coagulation {n} (process of forming clots from blood)  :: stolling {f}, bloedstolling {f}
coagulation {n} (similar solidification)  :: stolling {f}
coal {n} (uncountable: carbon rock)  :: kool {f}, steenkool {f}
coal {n} (countable: carbon rock)  :: kool {f}
coal {n} (smouldering material)  :: kool {f}
coalesce {v} (to join into a single mass)  :: versmelten, samensmelten
coalesce {v} (to form from different elements)  :: doen versmelten, doen samensmelten
coalescence {n} (act of coalescing)  :: samengroeien
coalition {n} (group of organizations)  :: coalitie {f}
coal mine {n} (a mine from which coal is mined)  :: kolenmijn {c}
coalmine {n} (coal mine) SEE: coal mine  ::
coaming {n} (on a boat, the vertical side of the hatch)  :: luikhoofd, zetboord
coarctation {n} (stenosis) SEE: stenosis  ::
coarse {adj} (of inferior quality)  :: ruw, grof
coast {n} (edge of land meeting ocean, sea, gulf, bay)  :: kust, kustlijn, zeekant, zeekust
coaster {n} (piece of material used to protect the surface of a table)  :: bierviltje {n}
coastguard {n} (enforcer of maritime law)  :: kustwacht {m} {f}
coastline {n} (the shape of a coast)  :: kustlijn {c}
coat {n} (outer garment covering the upper torso and arms)  :: mantel {m}, jas {m}
coat {n} (covering of material, such as paint)  :: laag {f}
coat {v} (to cover with a coat of some material)  :: bekleden, coaten
coat hanger {n} (device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc)  :: kleerhanger {m}
coati {n} (any of several animals of the genus Nasua)  :: neusbeer {m}
coat of arms {n} (a hereditary design depicted on an escutcheon)  :: wapen {n}, wapenschild {n}, rijkswapen {n} [when used by a sovereign state], staatswapen {n} [when used by a sovereign state]
coat stand {n} (pole with pegs)  :: kapstok
coatstand {n} (coat stand) SEE: coat stand  ::
coat-stand {n} (coat stand) SEE: coat stand  ::
coax {v} (persuade gradually)  :: overhalen
coax {v} (manipulate carefully into position)  :: verleiden
coax {n} (coaxial cable)  :: coaxkabel {m}, coaxiale kabel {m}
cob {n} (gull) SEE: gull  ::
cobalt {n} (chemical element)  :: kobalt {n}
cobble {n} (cobblestone) SEE: cobblestone  ::
cobbler {n} (person who repairs shoes)  :: schoenlapper {m}, schoenmaker {m}
cobblestone {n} (a rounded stone)  :: keisteen; (for paving) kassei, kasseisteen
cobra {n} (venomous snake)  :: cobra, brilslang
cobweb {n} (a spider’s web) SEE: spiderweb  ::
coca {n} (the dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon coca))  :: coca
Coca-Cola {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke  ::
Coca-Cola {prop} (particular carbonated soft drink)  :: Coca-Cola
cocaine {n} (the narcotic)  :: cocaïne {m}, sos {c}, coke {c}
coccyx {n} ((medical) final fused vertebrae)  :: staartbeen, stuitbeen, stuit {f}
Cocha antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: Cocha-mierklauwier
cock {n} (slang: penis) SEE: dick  ::
cock {n} (any male bird)  :: mannetje {n}
cock {n} (male pigeon)  :: doffer {m}
cock {n} (hammer of a firearm trigger mechanism)  :: haan {m}
cock {n} (slang: stupid person)  :: kip zonder kop
cock {v} (to lift the cock of a firearm)  :: de haan overhalen
cock {v} (to copulate (with))  :: neuken
cock {n} (small pile)  :: opper {m}
cock {v} (to form into small piles)  :: opperen
cock {n} (male chicken; male gallinaceous bird) SEE: rooster  ::
cockade {n} (a rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge)  :: kokarde {f}
cock-a-doodle-doo {interj} (cry of the rooster)  :: kukeleku
Cockaigne {prop} (mythical land)  :: Luilekkerland {n}
cockalorum {n} (menial, yet self-important person)  :: snoeshaan {m}
cock-and-bull story {n} (a far-fetched and fanciful story or tale of highly dubious validity)  :: onzinverhaal {n}
cockatoo {n} (a bird)  :: kaketoe
cockatrice {n} (legendary creature)  :: slangdraak {m}
cockchafer {n} (beetle of genus Melolontha)  :: meikever {m}
cockerel {n} (young male chicken)  :: haantje {n}
cocker spaniel {n} (either breed)  :: cocker spaniel
cockle {n} (wrinkle) SEE: wrinkle  ::
cockle {n} (any of various edible European bivalve mollusks)  :: kokkel {m}, kokhaan {m}, hartschelp
cockle {n} (the shell of the cockle)  :: kokkel {m}, hartschelp
cockle {n} (one’s innermost feelings)  :: zieleroerselen {p}
cockle {n} (any of several weeds, such as the corn cockle)  :: kokkelboon {m} {f}, kokhaan {m}, hartschelp
cock pigeon {n} (male pigeon)  :: [♂♀] duif {m} {f}, doffer {m}
cockpit {n} (the space for pilot and crew in an aircraft)  :: cockpit {c}
cockpit voice recorder {n} (part of a flight recorder)  :: cockpitvoicerecorder
cockroach {n} (type of insect)  :: kakkerlak {f}, sissende kakkerlak {f}
cockscomb {n} (fleshy red crest of a rooster)  :: hanenkam {m}
cocksucker {n} (a fellator)  :: pikzuiger {m}, lulzuiger {m}
cocksucker {n} (an objectionable person)  :: kankerlijer
cocktail {n} (alcoholic beverage)  :: cocktail {m}
cocoa {n} (powder)  :: cacao {m}, cacaopoeder {n}
cocoa {n} (hot drink)  :: cacao {m}
cocoa bean {n} (seed of the cocoa plant)  :: cacaoboon
cocoa butter {n} (fat from cocoa bean)  :: cacaoboter
coco-de-mer {n} (tree)  :: coco de mer
cocona {n} (the plant)  :: orinoco {m}
cocona {n} (the fruit)  :: orinoco-appel {m}
coconut {n} (fruit of coco palm)  :: kokosnoot {f}
coconut {n} (edible flesh of coconut fruit)  :: kokos
coconut milk {n} (the liquid from inside the seed of the coconut)  :: klappermelk {m} {f}, kokosmelk {m} {f}, santen
coconut oil {n} (type of cooking oil extracted from coconuts)  :: kokosolie {f}
co-counselling {n} (form of self-help counselling)  :: cocounselen
Cocytus {prop} (river of the underworld)  :: Cocytus {m}
cod {n} (marine fish of the family Gadidae)  :: kabeljauw {m}
coddle {v} (to treat gently or with great care)  :: verwennen, vertroetelen
coddle {v} (to cook slowly in hot water)  :: zachtjes koken
code {n} (very short abbreviation)  :: code {m}
code {n} (body of law)  :: wetboek {n}
code {n} (system of principles, rules or regulations)  :: code {m}
code {n} (set of rules for converting information)  :: code {m}
code {n} (cryptographic system)  :: code {m}
code {v} (write software programs)  :: programmeren
code {v} (cryptography: to encode)  :: coderen
code {v} (encode a protein)  :: coderen
code {n} (source code) SEE: source code  ::
Codegua {prop} (Codegua)  :: Codegua {f}
code name {n} (name used to clandestinely identify something)  :: codenaam
code-switch {v} (to alternate between languages)  :: taalschakelen
codfish {n} (cod) SEE: cod  ::
codger {n} (an amusingly eccentric or grumpy and usually elderly man)  :: brompot, vreemde oude vent
codicil {n} (addition made to a will)  :: codicil {n},bijvoegsel {n},aanhangsel {n}
coding {n} (encoding) SEE: encoding  ::
cod liver oil {n} (nutritional supplement)  :: levertraan {f}
codpiece {n} (part of male dress to cover genitals)  :: gulp {f},braguette {f}, schaambuidel {m}, kulzak {m} [archaic]
codpiece {n} (protection for the male genitals in suit of armor)  :: braguette {f}, schaambuidel {m}
co-ed {adj}  :: gemengd
coefficient {adj} (cooperating)  :: behulpzaam
coefficient {n} (algebraic constant)  :: coëfficiënt {m}
coefficient {n} (measure of some property or characteristic)  :: coëfficiënt {m}
coefficient of friction {n} (ratio)  :: wrijvingscoëfficiënt {m}
coeliac disease {n} (auto-immune disease characterised by sensitivity of the lining of the small intestine to gluten)  :: coeliakie
coenzyme {n} (small molecule that is necessary for the functioning of an enzyme)  :: co-enzym
coerce {v} (to restrain by force, especially by law or authority; to repress; to curb)  :: onderdrukken
coerce {v} (to use force, threat, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will)  :: dwingen, afdwingen, forceren
coerce {v} (to force an attribute, normally of a data type, to take on the attribute of another data type)  :: forceren
coercion {n} (actual or threatened force for the purpose of compelling action by another person)  :: dwang {m}
coetaneous {adj} (contemporary) SEE: contemporary  ::
coexist {v} (Exist contemporaneously)  :: coëxisteren
coffee {n} (beverage)  :: koffie {m}
coffee {n} (beans)  :: koffie {m}, koffieboon {m}
coffee {n} (plant)  :: koffie {m}, koffieplant {m}
coffee {n} (colour)  :: mokka {n}, koffiebruin {n}
coffee {adj} (of a pale brown colour)  :: mokka, koffiebruin
coffee bar {n} (establishment that sells coffee) SEE: café  ::
coffee break {n} (a rest period during the business day providing the opportunity to drink coffee)  :: koffiepauze {m} {f}
coffeehouse {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
coffeemaker {n} (kitchen apparatus used to brew and filter coffee)  :: koffiezetmachine {m}, koffiezetapparaat {n}
coffee pot {n} (pot for coffee)  :: koffiepot {m}, koffiekan {c}
coffee shop {n} (café) SEE: café  ::
coffin {n} (box for the dead)  :: doodskist, kist {f}
cofounder {n} (one who founds something with someone else)  :: mede-oprichter {m}
cog {n} (tooth on a gear)  :: tand {m}, tandwieltand {m}
cog {n} (gear; a cogwheel)  :: tandwiel {n}, tandrad {n}
cog {n} (unimportant individual)  :: radertje {n}
cog {n} (type of ship)  :: kogge {c}
cog {n} (trick or deception)  :: vals spel {n}
cog {v} (cheat at dice)  :: valsspelen, bedriegen
cogent {adj} (reasonable and convincing; based on evidence)  :: overtuigend
cogent {adj} (appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning)  :: overtuigend
cogent {adj} (forcefully persuasive)  :: overtuigend
cogitable {adj} (conceivable) SEE: conceivable  ::
cognac {n} (type of brandy)  :: cognac {m}
cognate {adj} (derived from the same roots)  :: verwant
cognate {adj} (descended from the same attested source lexeme of an ancestor language)  :: verwant
cognate {n} (word derived from the same roots as a given word)  :: cognaat
cognate accusative {n} (object of kindred sense or derivation)  :: cognaat object {n}
cognitive {adj} (relating to mental functions)  :: cognitief
cognitive psychology {n} (branch of psychology)  :: cognitieve psychologie
cognizance {n} (emblem of noble house)  :: kenteken {n}, embleem {n}
cognizance {n} (awareness)  :: bewustzijn {n}
cognoscente {n} (Someone possessing superior or specialized knowledge in a particular field; a connoisseur)  :: kenner, expert
cog wheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel  ::
cogwheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel  ::
coherent {adj} (sticking together)  :: samenhangend, coherent
coherent {adj} (orderly, logical and consistent)  :: samenhangend, coherent
coherer {n} (a detector of radio waves used in very early radio receivers)  :: coherer
cohort {n} (abettor) SEE: abettor  ::
cohort {n} (accomplice) SEE: accomplice  ::
cohort {n} (associate) SEE: associate  ::
cohort {n} (colleague) SEE: colleague  ::
coiffure {n} (hairstyle) SEE: hairstyle  ::
coil {n} (something wound)  :: spiraal {c}, veer {f}
coil {n} (intra-uterine contraceptive device)  :: spiraal {c}
coil {n} (electrical)  :: spoel {f}
coil {v} (wind into regular rings)  :: oprollen, opwinden
coil {v} (wind into loops)  :: oprollen, opwinden
coil {n} (noise)  :: rumoer {n}
Coimbra {prop} (city and municipality in Coimbra, Portugal)  :: Coimbra
coin {n} ((currency) a piece of currency)  :: munt {m}, muntstuk {n}, geldstuk {n}
coin {v} (to create coins)  :: munten, aanmunten, munt slaan
coin {v} (to make up or invent, and establish)  :: verzinnen, smeden, opperen, bedenken
coinage {n} (currency) SEE: currency  ::
coinage {n} (neologism) SEE: neologism  ::
coincide {v} (to occupy exactly the same space)  :: samenvallen, coïncideren
coincide {v} (to occur at the same time)  :: samenvallen, coïncideren
coincide {v} (to correspond)  :: samenvallen, coïncideren
coincidental {adj} (occurring as or resulting from coincidence)  :: toevallig
coincidental {adj} (happening or existing at the same time)  :: samenvallend
coin-op {adj} (operated by coins)  :: op munten, munt-
coin-op {n} (operated by coins)  :: munttoestel {n}, muntapparaat {n}
coinsurance {n} (joint assumption of risk between insurer and insured)  :: eigen risico {m}
coitus {n} (sexual interaction, see also: sexual intercourse)  :: coïtus {m}
coke {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke  ::
Coke {n} (Coca-Cola)  :: cola {m}
cola {n} (drink)  :: cola {m}
cola {n} (plant)  :: cola {m}
colander {n} (a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta)  :: vergiet {n}, verzijp {n}
colchicine {n} (alkaloid)  :: colchicine
cold {adj} (having a low temperature)  :: koud, fris, koel
cold {adj} (unfriendly)  :: koud, afstandelijk, koel
cold {adj} (unprepared)  :: onvoorbereid
cold {n} (low temperature)  :: kou {f}, koude {f}
cold {n} (illness)  :: verkoudheid {f}
cold abscess {n} (chronic abscess)  :: koud abces {n}
cold-blooded {adj} (lacking emotion or compunction)  :: kil, koudbloedig
cold day in Hell {n} (an event that will never happen)  :: met Sint Juttemis; als pasen en pinksteren op één dag vallen
cold fusion {n} (hypothetical form of nuclear fusion)  :: koude kernfusie {f}
cold sore {n} (small bump on the lips)  :: koortslip
cold turkey {n} (sudden and complete withdrawal)  :: abrupte ontwenning
cold turkey {n} (symptoms of withdrawal)  :: ontwenningsverschijnselen
cold turkey {adv} (abruptly)  :: ineens
cold war {n} (a period of hostile relations)  :: koude oorlog {m}
Cold War {prop} (a period of history from 1945-1991)  :: Koude Oorlog {m}
cold wave {n} (considerable fall in temperature)  :: koudegolf {m}
cole {n} (cabbage) SEE: cabbage  ::
collaborate {v} (to work together on a piece of work)  :: samenwerken
collaborate {v} (to cooperate treasonably)  :: collaboreren
collaboration {n} (act of collaborating)  :: samenwerking {f}, het samenwerken
collaboration {n} (treasonous cooperation)  :: collaboratie {f}
collage {n} (picture made by sticking other pictures onto a surface)  :: collage {f}
collagen {n} (glycoprotein that forms elongated fibers)  :: collageen {n}
collapse {v} (to fall down suddenly; to cave in)  :: instorten
collapse {n} (act of collapsing)  :: ineenstorting {f}, instorten {n}
collapsible {adj} (that can be collapsed)  :: opklapbaar, plooibaar
collar {n} (fabric garment part fitting around throat)  :: kraag {m}, boord {m}, halsboord {m}
collar {n} (chain worn around the neck)  :: halsketen {m} {f}, halsketting {m} {f}
collar {n} (anything around the neck)  :: halsband {m}
collar {n} (device for restraining animal)  :: halsband {m}, nekriem {m}
collar {n} (part of harness)  :: gareel {n}
collar {n} (any encircling device or structure)  :: boord, gordel, rand, ring
collar {v} (to grab or seize by collar or neck)  :: bij het nekvel grijpen
collar {v} (to seize, capture or detain)  :: vatten, grijpen
collar {v} (to bind in conversation)  :: verbaal vastpinnen
collar {v} (to arrest) SEE: arrest  ::
collarbone {n} (clavicle) SEE: clavicle  ::
collared antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: withals-mierklauwier
collared dove {n} (collared dove)  :: turkse tortel
collared peccary {n} (mammal)  :: halsbandpekari
collate {v} (assemble something in a logical sequence)  :: sorteren
collate {v} (sort multiple copies of printed documents into sequences of individual page order)  :: sorteren
collateral {adj} (parallel, along the same vein)  :: collateraal, neven-, zijdelings
collateral {adj} (corresponding, accompanying)  :: collateraal, neven-, begeleidend
collateral {adj} (aside from the main subject, target)  :: bij-, bijkomstig, hulp-, neven-, subsidiair, zijdelings
collateral {adj} (of an indirect family relationship)  :: zijdelings (verwant)
collateral {n} (security or guarantee)  :: onderpand {n}, pand {n}
collateral {n} (collateral relative)  :: nevenverwant {m}, zijdelings verwant {m}
collateral {n} (branch of a bodily part)  :: vertakking
collateral {n} (thinner blood vessel)  :: collateraal {n}
collateral damage {n} (collateral damage)  :: nevenschade {f}, randschade {f}
collateral form {n} (coexisting form of a word)  :: nevenvorm
colleague {n} (fellow member of a profession)  :: collega {m}
collect {v} (to gather together)  :: verzamelen, opstapelen
collected {adj} (Cool-headed, emotionally stable, in focus)  :: kalm, rustig, bedaard,
collection {n} (set of items)  :: collectie {f}
collective {adj} (in grammar)  :: collectief
collective {n} (in grammar)  :: verzamelnaam
collective noun {n} (noun referring to a group of similar things)  :: verzamelnaam {m}, collectivum {n}
Collective Security Treaty Organisation {prop} (intergovernmental military alliance)  :: Collectieve Veiligheidsverdragorganisatie, CVVO
collective unconscious {n} (experience of human species)  :: collectief onbewuste {n}
collectivism {n} (An system in which the means are owned and controlled by people collectively)  :: collectivisme {n}
collectivization {n} (the act of collectivizing)  :: collectivisatie {f}
collector {n} (person or thing that collects)  :: verzamelaar {m} [person]
college {n} (specialized division of a university)  :: faculteit {f}
collide {v} (to impact directly, especially if violent)  :: botsen
collier {n} (person)  :: mijnwerker {m}, koempel {m}
collier {n} (vessel)  :: kolenschip {n}, koolschip {n}
colliery {n} (underground coal mine)  :: kolenmijn {c}
collision {n} (collision) SEE: wreck  ::
collision {n} (instance of colliding)  :: botsing {f}
collocate {v} (arrange side by side)  :: samenzetten, bijeenzetten
collocate {v} (occur side by side)  :: samenstaan, bijeenstaan
collocation {n} (grouping of words that commonly occur together)  :: collocatie {f}
colloquial {adj} (of oral communication language)  :: gemeenzaam, idiomatisch, van de spreektaal, informeel
collusion {n} (conspiracy)  :: collusie {f}, samenzwering {f}
Cologne {prop} (city in Germany)  :: Keulen {n}
Colombia {prop} (country in South America)  :: Colombia, Colombië
colon {n} (punctuation mark)  :: dubbelpunt {n}
colon {n} (the last part of the digestive system)  :: karteldarm {m}
colonel {n} (commissioned office in the armed services)  :: kolonel {m}
colonialism {n} (colonial domination policy)  :: kolonialisme
colonise {v} (to begin a new colony)  :: koloniseren
colonization {n} (process of establishing a colony)  :: kolonisatie {f}
colony {n} (region or governmental unit)  :: kolonie {f}
colophon {n} (end note about author and manuscript)  :: colofon {n}
color {n} (spectral composition of visible light)  :: kleur {f}
color {n} (particular set of the visible spectrum)  :: kleur {f}
color {n} (hue as opposed to achromatic colors)  :: kleur {f}
color {n} (human skin tone, especially as an indicator of race or ethnicity)  :: kleur {f}
color {n} (interest, especially in a selective area)  :: kleur {f}
color {n} (any of the standard dark tinctures used in a coat of arms)  :: kleur {f}
color {n} (standard or banner (colors))  :: kleur
color {v} (give something color)  :: kleuren, inkleuren
color {v} (draw using crayons)  :: kleuren
color {v} (become red through increased blood flow)  :: blozen, een kleur krijgen, kleuren
color {v} (affect without completely changing)  :: kleuren
Colorado beetle {n} (beetle)  :: coloradokever {m} {f}
color blindness {n} (condition in which the ability to see colors is impaired)  :: kleurenblindheid {f}
color blindness {n} (indifference to a person's skin color or race)  :: kleurenblindheid {f}
colorectal {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to the colorectum)  :: colorectaal
colorful {adj} (possessing prominent and varied colors)  :: kleurrijk
coloring book {n} (a type of book)  :: kleurboek {n}
colossal {adj} (extremely large)  :: kolossaal
Colossians {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Kolossenzen, Kolossers
colossus {n} (any creature or thing of gigantic size)  :: kolos {m}
Colossus of Rhodes {prop} (the statue of Helios)  :: Kolossus van Rodos {m}, Kolos van Rodos {m}
colostrum {n} (a form of milk)  :: biest
colour {n} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colour {adj} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colour {v} (colour) SEE: color  ::
colourless {adj} (having no colour)  :: kleurloos
colour television {n} (television in colour)  :: kleurentelevisie
colour television {n} (a colour television set)  :: kleurentelevisietoestel {n}
colt {n} (young male horse)  :: hengstveulen {n}
columbarium {n} (a building for housing a large colony of pigeons or doves)  :: duivenhuis {n}, columbarium {n}
columbarium {n} (a place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns)  :: columbarium {n}
Columbia {prop} (poetic: America)  :: Columbia
Columbia {prop} (female personification of the USA)  :: Columbia, Colombia, Colombië
Columbian {n} (16-point type)  :: tekst
columbine {n} (any plant of the genus Aquilegia)  :: akelei
column {n} (upright supporting member)  :: kolom {m} {f}
column {n} (column of troops)  :: colonne {f}
colza {n} (cabbage variety)  :: koolzaad {n}
coma {n} (Deep sleep)  :: coma {n}
coma {n} (Cloud surrounding a comet nucleus)  :: coma {f}
comatose {adj} (resembling a coma)  :: comateus
comb {n} (toothed implement for grooming the hair)  :: kam {m}
comb {n} (fleshy growth on the top of the head of some birds and reptiles)  :: kam {m}
comb {v} (to groom the hair with a toothed implement)  :: kammen
comb {v} (to search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb)  :: uitkammen
combat {n} (a battle; a fight; a struggle for victory)  :: gevecht, kamp, slag, strijd, treffen, veldslag
combat {v} (to fight; to struggle for victory)  :: vechten
combat boot {n} (boot designed for combat)  :: legerlaars, legerkist, soldatenkist {f}
combative {adj} (given to fighting)  :: strijdbaar
combination {n} (act of combining)  :: combinatie {f}, verbinding
combination {n} (sequence of numbers or letters for a combination lock)  :: combinatie {f}
combination {n} (one or more elements selected without regard of the order)  :: combinatie {f}
combination {n} (association)  :: vereniging
combine {v} (bring two or more things or activities together)  :: combineren
combine {v} (have two or more things or properties that function together)  :: verenigen
combine {n} (combination) SEE: combination  ::
combine {n} (combine harvester) SEE: combine harvester  ::
combine harvester {n} (combine)  :: maaidorser
combust {v} (be consumed by fire) SEE: burn  ::
combustion {n} (the act or process of burning)  :: verbranding {f}
combustion {n} (process wherein a fuel is combined with oxygen)  :: verbranding {f}
combustion {n} (violent agitation, commotion)  :: verhitte gemoederen, commotie
combustion engine {n} (engine that uses the combustion of fuel to create work)  :: verbrandingsmotor {m}
combustor {n} (chamber acting as the furnace in a jet or turbine engine)  :: verbrandingskamer
come {v} (to move nearer)  :: komen
come {v} (to have a relative position in a sequence)  :: komen
come {v} (to orgasm)  :: klaarkomen
come about {v} (to come about)  :: gebeuren, tot stand komen,
come about {v} (nautical)  :: overstag gaan, wenden,
come about {v} (to change)  :: van mening veranderen,
come back {v} ((intransitive) To return to a place)  :: terugkomen
comedian {n} (entertainer)  :: komiek {m}, komediant
come down {v} (graduate) SEE: graduate  ::
comedy {n} (a light, amusing play with a happy ending)  :: blijspel {n}
comedy {n} (dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone)  :: komedie {f}, blijspel {n}
come hell or high water {adv} (regardless of the hardships)  :: wat er zich ook voordoet
come in {v} (to enter) SEE: enter  ::
comely {adj} (pleasing or attractive to the eye)  :: bevallig
come on {v} (to show sexual or relational interest)  :: flirten
come on {v} (to progress, to develop)  :: goed groeien
come on {v} (to get one's period)  :: haar regels krijgen
come on {v} (to meet)  :: tegenkomen
come on {interj} (expression of encouragement)  :: kom op, kom, kom aan
come on {interj} (expression of disbelief)  :: kom op, kom aan
come on {interj} (hurry up)  :: kom op, vlug een beetje!, kom aan
come out {v} (to come out of the closet) SEE: come out of the closet  ::
come out {v} (to be published, be issued)  :: uitkomen
come out of the closet {v} (to tell others about a secret belief or preference)  :: uit de kast komen
comestible {adj} (suitable to be eaten; edible)  :: eetwaren
comet {n} (a celestial body, generally with a tail)  :: komeet {m}, staartster {f}
come to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind  ::
come to someone's aid {v} (to assist and rescue someone)  :: te hulp komen
come up with {v} (to invent, create)  :: bedenken, verzinnen
come what may {adv} (idiomatic)  :: wat er ook gebeurt
comfort {n} (contentment, ease)  :: comfort {n}, gemak {n}
comfort {n} (consolation)  :: troost
comfort {n} (cause of relief or satisfaction)  :: troost, gemak {n}
comfort {v} (to provide comfort)  :: troosten
comfort {v} (to make comfortable)  :: comfort verschaffen, het gemakkelijk maken
comfort {v} (console) SEE: console  ::
comfortable {adj} (providing physical comfort and ease)  :: comfortabel, gemakkelijk
comfortable {adj} (in a state of comfort)  :: comfortabel, gemakkelijk
comfortable {adj}  :: comfortabel, veilig
comforting {adj} (giving comfort)  :: geruststellend, geruststellende, troostend, troostende
comic {adj} (being funny)  :: grappig, komisch
comic {adj} (related to comedy)  :: komisch
comic {n} (comedian)  :: komiek {m}, humorist {m}
comic {n} (cartoon story)  :: strip {m}, stripboek {n}, stripverhaal {n}
comic {n} (children's newspaper)  :: jeugdkrant, kinderkrant
comical {adj} (being funny, whimsically amusing)  :: grappig, komisch, amusant
comical {adj} (being laughable, ridiculous)  :: komisch, lachwekkend, hilarisch
comic relief {n} (inclusion of a humorous character or scene)  :: vrolijke noot
comic strip {n} (series of illustrations)  :: stripboek
Comines {prop} (city)  :: Komen
coming and going {n} (plural sense: activities of a person or group)  :: doen en laten {n}
Comintern {prop} (international association of Communist parties)  :: Comintern
comitative {adj} (indicating accompaniment)  :: comitatief
comitative {n} (comitative case)  :: comitatief {m}
comitative case {n} (case used to denote companionship)  :: comitatief
comitology {n} (art of resolving issues by committees)  :: comitologie
comma {n} (punctuation mark ',')  :: komma {f}
command {n} (order)  :: opdracht {c}, bevel {n}
command {n} (computing: directive to a computer program)  :: opdracht {c}
command {v} (to order)  :: bevelen, commanderen
commander {n} (One who exercises control and direction of a military or naval organization)  :: commandant {m}
commander {n} (One who exercises control and direction over a group of persons)  :: aanvoerder, gezagvoerder
commander in chief {n} (Supreme commander of the armed forces of an entire country)  :: opperbevelhebber {m}
command line {n} (text prompt)  :: opdrachtregel {c}, commandoregel {c}
commemoration {n} (act of commemorating)  :: herdenking, gedachtenis {f}
commence {v} (To begin, start)  :: aanvangen
commencement {n} (an act of commencing or beginning)  :: aanvang {m}
commencement {n} (graduation ceremony)  :: afsluitceremonie {f}
commend {v} (to praise)  :: prijzen
commendable {adj} (worthy of commendation)  :: prijzenswaardig, lofwaardig, lovenswaardig
commensurately {adv} (In a commensurate manner.)  :: evenredig
commensurately {adv} (With equal measure or extent.)  :: samenvallend,overeenstemmend
comment {v} (to comment) SEE: observe  ::
comment {n} (spoken remark)  :: commentaar
comment {n} (programming: remark not affecting behavior)  :: commentaar
comment {v} (to remark)  :: becommentariëren
comment {v} (programming: to insert comments)  :: becommentariëren
commerce {n} (large scale trade)  :: handel {m}, commercie {f}
commercial {n} (advertisement in a common media format)  :: reclamespot
commercial {adj} (of or pertaining to commerce)  :: commercieel
commercial at {n} (denoting unit price)  :: aan
commercial at {n} (domain name separator in e-mail addresses)  :: apenstaart
commie {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
commiserate {v} (to feel or express compassion or sympathy)  :: zich identificeren met
commission {n} (body of officials)  :: commissie {f}
commission {n} (fee charged)  :: afsluitprovisie {f}, afsluitpremie {f}, commissie {f}
commissioner {n} (member of a commission)  :: commissaris {m}
commissioner {n} (someone commissioned to perform certain duties)  :: gevolmachtigde {m}
commit {v} (to entrust; to consign)  :: toevertrouwen, toewijzen
commitment {n} (promise or agreement to do something in the future)  :: verbintenis {f}, verplichting {f}
commitment {n} (being bound emotionally/intellectually)  :: verbintenis {f}
commitment {n} (state of being pledged or engaged)  :: engagement {n}
commit suicide {v} (to kill oneself)  :: zelfmoord plegen
committed {adj} (obligated by a pledge to some course of action)  :: toegewijd
committee {n} (group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose)  :: comité {n}
committee {n} (guardian) SEE: guardian  ::
commo {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
commo {n} (communication) SEE: communication  ::
commodity fetishism {n} (commodity fetishism)  :: warenfetisjisme {n}
common {adj} (mutual)  :: gemeen, gemene, gewoon, gewone
common {adj} (usual)  :: gemeen, gemene, gewoon, gewone
common {adj} (found in large numbers or in a large quantity)  :: veelvoorkomend
common {adj} (ordinary)  :: gewoon
common {adj} (grammar: of the gender resulting from the coalescence of the masculine and feminine genders)  :: commuun
common {n} (mutual good)  :: gemeengoed {n}
common {n} (tract of land)  :: [archaic] meent {m}
common ash {n} (Fraxinus excelsior)  :: gewone es {m}
common blackbird {n} (Turdus merula) SEE: blackbird  ::
common eland {n} (antelope)  :: Kaapse elandantilope {m}
common fraction {n} (fraction with two integers)  :: breuk {c}
common gull {n} (Larus canus)  :: stormmeeuw {f}
common hepatica {n} (Hepatica nobilis)  :: leverbloempje
common kestrel {n} (Falco tinnunculus)  :: torenvalk {m}
common law {n} (law based on court judgments and opinions) SEE: case law  ::
common ling {n} (Molva molva)  :: leng {m}
common loon {n} (great northern diver) SEE: great northern diver  ::
common noun {n} (a noun that denotes any member or all members of a class)  :: soortnaam {m}
commonplace {n} (platitude or cliché)  :: gemeenplaats {m}
commons {n} (a central section of an older town)  :: volksplaats
commons {n} (the mutual good of all)  :: gemene {n}, algemeen goed {n}, gemeengoed {n}
common sense {n} (ordinary understanding)  :: gezond verstand {n}
common shrew {n} (Sorex araneus)  :: bosspitsmuis {f}
Common Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic) SEE: Proto-Slavic  ::
Common Slavic {prop}  :: Oerslavisch
commonwealth {n} (form of government)  :: gemenebest {n}
Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Australia) SEE: Commonwealth of Australia  ::
Commonwealth of Australia {prop} (formal and full name of Australia)  :: Gemenebest Australië
Commonwealth of Independent States {prop} (successor to the Soviet Union)  :: Gemenebest van Onafhankelijke Staten {n}, GOS {n}
common whitefish {n} (Coregonus lavaretus)  :: grote marene {f}
communicate {v} (to impart information or knowledge of; to make known, to tell)  :: meedelen, mededelen, communiceren
communicate {v} (to express or convey ideas, either through verbal or nonverbal means)  :: communiceren
communication {n} (concept of exchanging information)  :: communicatie, verbinding
communism {n} (philosophy)  :: communisme {n}
communism {n} (society)  :: communisme {n}
communist {adj} (of or relating to communism)  :: communistisch
communist {n} (person who follows a communist philosophy)  :: communist {m}, communiste {f}
Communist {n} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
Communist {adj} (communist) SEE: communist  ::
community {n} (group of people sharing a common understanding)  :: gemeenschap {f}
community {n} (commune or residential/religious collective)  :: commune, gemeenschap {f}
community {n} (condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common)  :: gemeenschap {f}
community {n} ((ecology) group of interdependent organisms)  :: gemeenschap {f}
community college {n} (secondary school) SEE: secondary school  ::
community language {n} (unofficial language spoken as a local lingua franca) SEE: lingua franca  ::
commutative {adj} (mathematics: such that order of operands does not affect result)  :: commutatief
commute {v} (to regularly travel to and from work, school etc.)  :: pendelen
commuter {n} (a person who regularly travels to work)  :: forens, pendelaar {m}
Comoros {prop} (country in Eastern Africa)  :: Comoren
compact {adj} (closely packed)  :: compact
compact {adj} (having all necessary features fitting neatly into a small space)  :: compact
compact {adj} (topological sense)  :: compact
compact {v} (make more dense)  :: compactificeren, samenpersen
compact disc {n} (optical disc used to store data)  :: cd {m} (lower case)
compact disk {n} (CD) SEE: compact disc  ::
compactness {n} (state of being compact)  :: compactheid {f}
companion {n} (someone with whom one spends time or keeps company)  :: metgezel {m}
companion animal {n} (pet)  :: gezelschapsdier {n}
company {n} (in legal context, a corporation)  :: bedrijf {n}, zaak {f}, firma {f}, compagnie {f}, gezelschap {n}
company {n} (group of individuals with a common purpose)  :: gezelschap {n}
company {n} (social visitors)  :: bezoek {n}, bezoekers {p}
company {n} (companionship)  :: gezelschap {n}
company {n} (military unit)  :: compagnie {f}
comparable {adj} (similar) SEE: similar  ::
comparable {adj} (able to be compared)  :: vergelijkbaar
comparative {n} (grammatical construction)  :: vergrotende trap, vergelijkende trap
comparative degree {n} ((grammar)) SEE: comparative  ::
comparatively {adv} (in a comparative manner)  :: relatief, betrekkelijk
compare {v} (to assess the similarities between two things or between one thing and another)  :: vergelijken
compare {v} (to be similar)  :: overeenstemmen
comparison {n} (act of comparing or the state of being compared)  :: vergelijking {f}
comparison {n} (evaluation of the similarities and differences of two (or more) things)  :: vergelijking {f}
comparison {n} (state of being similar or alike)  :: gelijkenis
comparison {n} (ability of adjectives and adverbs to form three degrees)  :: trappen van vergelijking {p} {m}
compartment {n} (mound beneath the shield in a coat of arms on which the supporters stand)  :: ondergrond
compass {n} (instrument to determine cardinal directions)  :: kompas {n}
compass {n} (area)  :: omvang {m}, bereik {n}
compass {v} (surround)  :: beslaan, omvatten
compass {v} (go about or round entirely)  :: doorkruisen, omzwerven
compass {v} (accomplish)  :: bereiken
compass {v} (plot)  :: samenzweren (tegen)
compass {n} (pair of compasses) SEE: pair of compasses  ::
compassion {n} (deep awareness of the suffering of another)  :: medelijden {n}, deernis {f}
compass point {n} (any of the horizontal directions indicated on a compass)  :: windstreek {f}, windrichting {f}
compass rose {n} (a circle indicating directions)  :: windroos
compatibility {n} (the capability to exist without mutual interference)  :: compatibiliteit {f}, overeenstemming {f}
compatible {adj} (capable of easy interaction)  :: verenigbaar
compatible {adj} (able to get along well)  :: verenigbaar
compatriot {n} (somebody from one's own country)  :: landgenoot {m}, landgenote {f}
compel {v} (drive together, round up)  :: bijeendrijven, samendrijven
compel {v} (overpower)  :: bedwingen
compel {v} (force, constrain or coerce)  :: dwingen
compel {v} (exact by force)  :: afdwingen
compellation {n} (the act of directing oneself directly to another)  :: aanspreking
compellation {n} (a designation, identifying name or title)  :: benaming
compensate {v} (to make up for; to do something in place of something else; to correct or fill)  :: compenseren
compensation {n} (act or principle of compensating)  :: compensatie {f}
compensation {n} (that which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent)  :: compensatie {f}
compensation {n} (extinction of debts of which two persons are reciprocally debtors)  :: compensatie {f}
compensation {n} (recompense or reward for some loss or service)  :: compensatie {f}
compensation {n} (equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the sale of real estate)  :: Compensatie {f}
compersion {n} (...)  :: jaliefgevoel {n}
compete {v} (to contend)  :: wedijveren
competence {n} (the quality or state of being competent for a general role.)  :: competentie, bekwaamheid
competence {n} (the quality or state of being competent for a particular task.)  :: competentie, bevoegdheid {f}
competency {n} (ability to perform some task)  :: bekwaamheid {f}, competentie
competency {n} (law: meeting specified qualifications to perform)  :: bevoegdheid
competent {adj} (skilled)  :: bekwaam, bevoegd, capabel, competent
competition {n} (action of competing)  :: concurrentie {f}
competition {n} (contest for a prize or award)  :: competitie {f}, toernooi {n}
competitor {n} (person against whom one is competing)  :: concurrent {m} {f}, concurent
compilate {v} (assemble from a collection)  :: samenstellen, compileren
compilate {v} (produce executable)  :: compileren
compile {v} (assemble from a collection)  :: samenstellen
compile {v} (produce executable)  :: compileren
complacency {n} (feeling)  :: zelfgenoegzaamheid, zelftevredenheid {f}
complacent {adj} (uncritically satisfied with oneself or one's achievements)  :: zelfgenoegzaam, makkelijk, zelftevreden, zelfingenomen
complain {v} (to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment)  :: klagen
complain {v} (to make a formal accusation or bring a formal charge)  :: een klacht indienen, klagen
complaint {n} (grievance, problem, difficulty, or concern; the act of complaining)  :: klacht {m}, beklag {n}, grieven {p}
complaint {n} (criminal law: preliminary charge or accusation made by one person against another)  :: proces-verbaal
complaint {n} (bodily disorder or disease; the symptom of such a disorder)  :: klacht {m}
complaisant {adj} (compliant)  :: voldoend (aan), passend
complaisant {adj} (willing to do what pleases others)  :: tegemoetkomend, welwillend, willig
complaisant {adj} (polite)  :: tegemoetkomend, vriendelijk, respectvol
complement {v} (to complete)  :: aanvullen, volmaken
complement {v} (to provide what the partner lacks and lack what the partner provides)  :: aanvullen
completable {adj} (That can be completed.)  :: voltooibaar
complete {v} (to finish)  :: voltooien
complete {v} (to make whole or entire)  :: aanvullen
complete {adj} (with everything included)  :: volledig, compleet, allesomvattend (less used), algeheel
complete graph {n} (graph)  :: volledige graaf
completely {adv} (in a complete manner)  :: compleet, volledig, volkomen
completely {adv} (to the fullest extent or degree)  :: helemaal
completion {n} (making complete; conclusion)  :: vervollediging {f}, afronding {f}, afwerking {f}, voltooiing {f}
completion {n} (mathematics: act of making a metric space complete by adding points)  :: vervollediging {f}
completion {n} (mathematics: space resulting from such an act)  :: vervollediging {f}
complex {adj} (intricate)  :: complex, ingewikkeld
complex {adj} (not simple or straightforward)  :: complex, ingewikkeld
complex {adj} (in mathematics)  :: complex
complex {n} (collection of buildings)  :: complex {n}
complex {n} (problem) SEE: problem  ::
complexion {n} (appearance of the skin on the face)  :: kleur, huidskleur, tint
complexity {n} (The state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement)  :: ingewikkeldheid {f}, complexiteit {f}
complexity {n} (That which is complex; intricacy; complication)  :: gecompliceerdheid {f}, verwikkeling {f}, complexiteit {f}
complex number {n} (number of the form a + bi)  :: complex getal
compliant {adj} (willing to comply)  :: buigzaam, medewerkend, onderdanig
compliant {adj} (compatible with or following guidelines)  :: (untranslatable; see voldoen)
complicate {v} (to combine intricately)  :: compliceren
complicated {adj} (difficult or convoluted)  :: ingewikkeld, gecompliceerd
compliment {n} (expression of praise, congratulation or encouragement)  :: compliment
compliment {v} (to pay a compliment; to express a favorable opinion)  :: complimenteren, een compliment geven
complimentary {adj} (in the nature of a compliment)  :: vleiend {m}
comply {v} (to fulfill)  :: voldoen
component {n} (smaller, self-contained part of larger entity)  :: onderdeel {n}, component {m} {f}
compose {v} (to make something by merging parts)  :: samenstellen
compose {v} (to make up the whole; to constitute)  :: vormen
compose {v} (to comprise)  :: omvatten
compose {v} (to construct by mental labor; to think up)  :: [notably music] componeren, redigeren
compose {v} (to calm oneself down)  :: bedaren
compose {v} (to arrange the elements of a picture)  :: composeren
composer {n} (one who composes; an author)  :: auteur {m}; opsteller {m}, maker {m}
composer {n} (one who composes music)  :: componist {m}, toondichter {m}, componiste {f}, toondichteres {f}
composer {n} (one who, or that which, quiets or calms)  :: bedarer {m}
composition {n} (essay) SEE: essay  ::
composition {n} (proportion of different parts to make a whole)  :: combinatie
composition {n} (general makeup of something)  :: compositie
composition {n} (mixture or compound)  :: samenstelling
composition {n} (work of music, literature or art)  :: compositie
compos mentis {adj} (criminally responsible)  :: toerekenbaar, toerekeningsvatbaar
compost {n} (decayed remains of organic matter)  :: compost {m} {n}
compost {v} (to produce compost)  :: composteren
compost heap {n} (pile of garden waste)  :: messing {f}
composure {n} (calmness of mind or matter, self-possession)  :: zelfbeheersing {f}, kalmte {f}
compound {n} (group of buildings for the same purpose)  :: complex
compound {adj} (composed of elements)  :: samengesteld
compound {n} (chemistry: substance made by chemical combination of elements)  :: verbinding
compound {n} (linguistics: word formed by combining other words) SEE: compound word  ::
compound bow {n}  :: compoundboog
compound eye {n} (a visual organ found in arthropods such as insects and crustaceans)  :: facetoog {n}
compound sentence {n} (a sentence that has two or more independent clauses, joined by a conjunction and/or punctuation.)  :: samengestelde zin bestaande uit 2 nevengeschikte zinnen {m}
compound word {n} (word composed of others)  :: samenstelling {f}
comprador {n} (intermediary) SEE: intermediary  ::
comprehend {v} (to understand)  :: begrijpen, bevatten
comprehensible {adj} (able to be comprehended)  :: begrijpelijk
comprehension {n} (thorough understanding)  :: begrijpen
comprehensive {adj} (broadly or completely covering)  :: omvattend, alomvattend, uitgebreid, diepgaand
comprehensively {adv} (in a comprehensive manner)  :: uit-en-te-na
comprehensive school {n} (normal secondary school, accepting pupils of all abilities)  :: middenschool
compress {v} (to abridge) SEE: abridge  ::
compress {v} (to press together into a smaller space)  :: comprimeren, samendrukken, verdichten
compress {v} (to be pressed together)  :: comprimeren, krimpen
compress {v} (to condense)  :: comprimeren, samenvatten, verdichten
compress {v} (to encode digital information into less bits)  :: comprimeren
compress {n} (cloth used to dress or apply pressure to wounds)  :: kompres {n}
compression {n} (the act of compressing)  :: compressie {f}, comprimering
compression {n} (the cycle of an internal combustion engine during which the fuel and air mixture is compressed)  :: compressie {f}
compression {n} ((computing) the process by which data is compressed)  :: comprimering
compression {n} ((music) the electronic process by which any sound's gain is automatically controlled)  :: compressie {f}
compression {n}  :: comprimering
comprise {v} (be made up of)  :: bevatten, omvatten
comprise {v} (include)  :: bevatten
comprise {v} (compose)  :: uitmaken, vormen
compromise {n} (settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions)  :: compromis {n}
compromise {v} (to cause impairment of)  :: compromitteren
compulsion {n} (irrational need to perform some action)  :: dwang, drang
compulsive {adj} (uncontrolled or reactive and unconscious)  :: dwangmatig, dwangmatige
compulsorily {adv} (in a compulsory manner)  :: verplicht
compulsory {adj} (mandatory)  :: verplicht
compulsory purchase {n} (government's right to expropriate private land)  :: onteigening {f}
compunction {n} (a pricking of conscience)  :: wroeging {f}, gewetensbeet {m}, compunctie {f}
computational {adj} (of or relating to computation)  :: computationeel
computational linguistics {n} (interdisciplinary field)  :: computationele taalkunde {f}
compute {v} (reckon or calculate)  :: uitrekenen, berekenen
compute {v} (to make sense) SEE: make sense  ::
computer {n} (device)  :: computer {m}, rekenaar {m}
computer game {n} (electronic game)  :: computerspel {n}
computerization {n} (the act of computerizing)  :: computerisatie {f}
computer program {n} (software)  :: computerprogramma {n}
computer science {n} (study of computers and their architecture)  :: informatica {f}, computerwetenschap {f}, computerwetenschappen {f-p}
computer scientist {n} (one who studies or practises computer science)  :: informaticus {m}
computer virus {n} (program) SEE: virus  ::
computing {n} (action of using a computer)  :: computeren, computergebruik {n}
computing {n} (the study, field of computers and computer programming)  :: informatica
comrade {n} (mate, companion, or associate)  :: makker {m}, maat {m}
comrade {n} (companion in battle, fellow soldier)  :: strijdmakker {m}, maat {m}, kameraad {m}
comrade {n} (fellow socialist or communist)  :: kameraad
comrade {n} (title used in leftist circles)  :: kameraad {m}
comrade {n}  :: kameraad {n}, gabber {n}, maat {n}
con {n} (disadvantage of something)  :: nadeel, voor- en nadelen
con {n} (a convicted criminal, a convict)  :: een veroordeelde crimineel, een veroordeelde
con {n} (a fraud)  :: fraude, fraudeur
con {v} (to trick or defraud, usually for personal gain)  :: bedriegen
conative {adj} (of a striving action)  :: conatief, trachtend, proberend
concatenate {v} (link together)  :: aaneenschakelen, aaneenrijgen
concatenate {v} (computing: to join two strings together)  :: aaneenschakelen
concatenation {n} (series of links united)  :: aaneenschakeling
concave {adj} (curved inward)  :: hol
conceal {v} (to hide something)  :: verbergen, verstoppen
concealer {n} (that which conceals)  :: verberger {m}
concealer {n} (cosmetic)  :: concealer {m}
concede {v} (to admit to be true)  :: toegeven
conceit {n} (overly high self-esteem)  :: verwaandheid, ijdelheid, hoogmoed
conceited {adj} (vain and egotistic)  :: verwaand
conceited {adj}  :: ijdel, hoogmoedig, narcistisch, hooghartig,
conceivable {adj} (capable of being conceived or imagined; possible; credible; thinkable)  :: denkbaar
conceive {v} (to develop an idea)  :: (een idee) krijgen
conceive {v} (to understand someone)  :: (iemand) begrijpen
conceive {v} (to become pregnant)  :: zwanger worden
concentrate {v} (bring to, or direct toward, a common center)  :: concentreren
concentrate {v} (increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore)  :: concentreren
concentrate {v} (approach or meet in a common center)  :: concentreren
concentrate {v} (focus one's thought or attention)  :: concentreren
concentration {n} (proportion of substance in a mixture)  :: concentratie {f}
concentration {n} (The amount of solute present in a solution)  :: concentratie {f}
concentration {n} (The act or process of concentrating)  :: concentratie
concentration {n} (The act or process of reducing the volume of a liquid)  :: concentratie
concentration camp {n} (camp where large numbers of persons are detained)  :: concentratiekamp
concept {n} (something understood and retained in the mind)  :: opvatting {f}, begrip {n}, concept {n}
conception {n} (initiation of an embryonic animal life)  :: bevruchting {f}, ontvangenis {f}
conception {n} (an image, idea, or notion formed in the mind)  :: concept {n}
conceptual {adj} (of, or relating to concepts or mental conception; existing in the imagination)  :: conceptueel
concern {n} (that which affects one’s welfare or happiness)  :: zorg, belangstelling {f}
concern {n} (The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person)  :: zorg
concern {n} (business, firm or enterprise; a company)  :: onderneming {f}, zaak {f}
concern {v} (to be of importance to)  :: belang hechten aan, zich inlaten
concern {v} (to make somebody worried)  :: ongerust maken, verontrusten
concerned {adj} (showing concern)  :: bezorgd
concerning {prep} (Regarding)  :: met betrekking tot, omtrent, aangaande, betreffende
concert {n} (musical accordance or harmony)  :: concert {n}
concert hall {n} (building)  :: concertgebouw {n}, concertzaal {f}
concertina {n} (the musical instrument)  :: concertina {f}
concierge {n} (one who attends to the slightest desire of hotel guests)  :: buttler
concierge {n} (one who attends to the maintenance of a building and provides services to its tenants and guests)  :: conciërge {m}
concise {adj} (brief and precise)  :: beknopt {f}, bondig
conclave {n}  :: conclaaf {n}
conclude {v} (to end)  :: besluiten, concluderen
conclusion {n} (end, final part)  :: conclusie, einde
conclusion {n} (outcome)  :: besluit, conclusie
conclusion {n} (decision, judgment)  :: besluit, conclusie
conclusion {n} (of a syllogism)  :: logisch gevolg, conclusie
conclusive {adj} (pertaining to a conclusion)  :: sluitend
conclusive {adj} (decisive)  :: doorslaggevend
conclusively {adv} (in a conclusive manner)  :: afdoend, beslissend, doorslaggevend
concoct {v}  :: samenstellen, bij elkaar flansen
concoction {n} (preparing of substance from many ingredients)  :: brouwsel
concoction {n} (mixture so prepared)  :: mengsel
concoction {n} (something made up)  :: preparaat
concord {n} ((grammar) Agreement of words with one another) SEE: agreement  ::
concord {n} (A state of agreement; harmony; union)  :: eendracht {m} {f}
concordance {n} (agreement) SEE: agreement  ::
concourse {n} (a large open space in a building where people can gather)  :: wachtzaal, ruimte
concourse {n} (a large group of people; a crowd)  :: menigte,drom,
concourse {n} (the running or flowing together of things; the meeting of things)  :: samenkomst,toevloed,
concrete {adj} (particular, perceivable, real)  :: concreet
concrete {adj} (not abstract)  :: concreet
concrete {adj} (made of concrete)  :: betonnen
concrete {n} (building material)  :: beton {n}
concrete {v} (cover with concrete)  :: betonneren
concrete {v} (solidify, become concrete)  :: concretiseren, concreet worden, vorm aannemen
concrete noun {n} (noun that denotes a tangible thing)  :: concreet substantief {n}, concretum {n}
concubinage {n} (the state of cohabitating while not married)  :: buitenechtelijk samenwonen
concubine {n} (mistress) SEE: mistress  ::
concupiscence {n} (Ardent desire)  :: begeerte
concurrent {adj} (happening at the same time; simultaneous)  :: simultaan
concuss {v} (injure the brain)  :: een hersenschudding veroorzaken, door elkaar schudden
condemn {v} (to pronounce guilty)  :: veroordelen
condemn {v} (to confer eternal divine punishment upon)  :: veroordelen {n}
condemned {adj}  :: veroordeeld
condensation {n} (the act or process)  :: condensatie
condense {v} (to decrease size or volume)  :: verdichten
condense {v} (to transform something into a liquid)  :: condenseren, neerslaan
condense {v} (to be transformed into a liquid)  :: condenseren, neerslaan
condensed milk {n} (milk that has been reduced to syrup)  :: gecondenseerde melk
condenser {n} (capacitor) SEE: capacitor  ::
condescend {v} (treat a person as though inferior)  :: neerbuigend behandelen, bevoogden
condescending {adj} (assuming a tone of superiority or a patronizing attitude)  :: neerbuigend, aanmatigend
condiment {n} (something used to enhance flavor)  :: smaakversterker {m}, kruid {n}, smaakmaker {m}
condition {n} (logical clause or phrase)  :: conditie
condition {n} (requirement, term or requisite)  :: voorwaarde {f}
condition {n} (clause in a contract or agreement)  :: conditie {f}
condition {n} (health status of a patient)  :: conditie {f}
condition {n} (state of an object)  :: toestand
conditional {n} (grammar: mode/mood)  :: voorwaardelijke wijs {m}
conditional {adj} (limited by a condition)  :: voorwaardelijk
conditional {n} (limitation) SEE: limitation  ::
conditional mood {n} (conditional) SEE: conditional  ::
conditional sentence {n} (probation) SEE: probation  ::
conditioner {n} (hair conditioner) SEE: hair conditioner  ::
conditioning {n} (process of modifying a person's behaviour)  :: conditionering
condolence {n} (sympathy when someone has died)  :: innige deelneming
condolences {n} (sympathy)  :: innige deelneming
condom {n} (flexible sleeve worn on the penis)  :: condoom {m}, capotje {n}, regenjasje {n} [jocular]
condominium {n} (joint sovereignty over a territory)  :: gemeenschappelijk bestuurd gebied of eigendom
condominium {n} (building in which each unit is owned by an individual, but the grounds is owned jointly)  :: building waarbij iedere flat individuele eigendom is maar de gronden gemeenschappelijk
condominium {n} (the system of ownership by which such condominiums operate)  :: appartementsrecht {n}
condominium {n} (unit or apartment in such a complex)  :: flatgebouw met koopflats
condone {v} (to forgive)  :: vergeven
condone {v} (to allow)  :: toelaten
condone {v} (to forgive marital infidelity)  :: vergeven
conduce {v} (contribute)  :: bijdragen
conducive {adj} (tending to contribute to, encourage, or bring about some result)  :: bevorderend
conduct {v} (lead or guide)  :: leiden
conduct {v} (direct or manage)  :: leiden
conduct {v} (reflexively: behave)  :: zich gedragen
conduct {v} (music: to direct)  :: dirigeren
conduct {v} (act as a conductor (of heat, electricity, etc.))  :: geleiden
conductivity {n} (ability to conduct)  :: geleiding {f}
conductor {n} (person who conducts an orchestra, choir or other music ensemble)  :: dirigent {m}
conductor {n} (person who takes tickets on public transportation)  :: conducteur {m}
conductor {n} (something which can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound)  :: geleider {n}
conduit {n} (pipe or channel for conveying water)  :: buis, leiding
conduit {n} (duct or tube into which electrical cables may be pulled)  :: pijp
conduit {n} (A means by which something is transmitted)  :: kanaal
cone {n} (surface of revolution)  :: kegel {m}
cone cell {n} (any of the cylindrical photoreceptor cells in the retina)  :: kegeltje {n}
confection {n} (food item)  :: suikergoed
confectioner's {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop  ::
confectioner's cream {n} (cream used by confectioners)  :: banketbakkersroom {m}
confectioners' sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar  ::
confectioners sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar  ::
confectionery {n} (sweet foodstuffs, collectively)  :: snoep {m}
confectionery {n} (shop where confectionery is sold) SEE: sweetshop  ::
confederation {n} (union or alliance of states)  :: statenbond {m}, confederatie {f}
confer {v} (collect)  :: verzamelen
confer {v} (discuss, consult)  :: overleggen, consulteren
confer {v} (conduce)  :: bijdragen
confer {v} (bestow)  :: toekennen, schenken
conference {n} (a meeting of people)  :: conferentie {f}
confess {v} (to admit to the truth)  :: bekennen
confession {n} (open admittance)  :: bekentenis {f}
confession {n} (disclosure of one's sins to a priest)  :: biecht
confessional {n} (a small room where confession is performed)  :: biechtstoel
confessional chair {n} (chair in a church or chapel)  :: biechtstoel {m}
confessor {n} (one who confesses faith in Christianity)  :: belijder {m}
confessor {n} (priest who hears confession)  :: biechtvader {m}
confetti {n} (small pieces of colored paper generally thrown about at festive occasions)  :: confetti {m}
confidant {n} (person in whom one can confide)  :: vertrouweling, vertrouwelinge
confide {v} (to trust, have faith in)  :: vertrouwen (op)
confide {v} (intransitive: to take (someone) into one's confidence)  :: toevertrouwen
confidence {n} (self-assurance)  :: zelfvertrouwen
confidence {n} (quality of trusting)  :: vertrouwen
confidence interval {n} (a particular kind of interval estimate of a population parameter)  :: betrouwbaarheidsinterval {n}
confident {adj} (self-confident) SEE: self-confident  ::
confidential {adj} (meant to be kept secret within a certain circle)  :: vertrouwelijk
confidentiality {n} (something told in confidence) SEE: secret  ::
confine {v} (incarcerate) SEE: incarcerate  ::
confine {v} (to restrict; to keep within bounds)  :: begrenzen, inperken, beperken
confine {n} (limit)  :: limiet
confine {v} (arrest) SEE: arrest  ::
confine {v} (detain) SEE: detain  ::
confirm {v} (to assure)  :: bevestigen, beamen
confirmation {n} (verification)  :: bevestiging
confirmation {n} (Christian ceremony or sacrament)  :: vormsel
confirmed {adj} (verified or ratified)  :: bevestigd
confiscate {v} (take possession of by force)  :: confisqueren
conflagration {n} (a large, ferocious, and destructive fire)  :: vuurzee {f}, vlammenzee {f}, wereldbrand {m}, conflagratie {f}
conflate {v} (fuse into a single entity)  :: samenvoegen, verbinden
conflict {n} (clash or disagreement)  :: conflict {n}, geschil {n}, strijd {m}
conflict {n} (incompatibility)  :: conflict {n}, onverenigbaarheid, tegenstrijdigheid {f}
conflict {v} (be at odds (with))  :: conflicteren (met), confligeren (met), strijdig zijn (met)
conflict {v} (overlap with, as in a schedule)  :: overlappen
conform {v} (to act in accordance with expectations; behave in the manner of others)  :: conform
conformity {n} (state of things being similar, or identical)  :: conformiteit
confound {v} (to confuse)  :: verwarren
confound {v} (to defeat)  :: verslaan
confront {v} (to stand or meet facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance)  :: confronteren
confront {v} (to deal with)  :: confronteren
confront {v} (to something bring face to face with)  :: confronteren
confront {v} (to come up against; to encounter)  :: confronteren
confront {v} (to engage in confrontation)  :: confronteren,
confront {v} (to set a thing side by side with; to compare)  :: tegenover stellen, vergelijken
confront {v} (to put a thing facing to; to set in contrast to)  :: tegenover stellen
confrontation {n} (The act of confronting or challenging another, especially face-to-face)  :: confrontatie {f}
confrontation {n} (A conflict between armed forces)  :: confrontatie {f}
Confucianism {n} (philosophy)  :: confucianisme
confuse {v} (to mix thoroughly)  :: verwarren, in de war brengen, dooreenhalen
confuse {v} (to mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder)  :: verbijsteren
confuse {v} (to mistake one thing for another)  :: verwarren, in de war brengen, dooreenhalen
confused {adj} (chaotic, jumbled or muddled)  :: verward, in de war
confusing {adj} (difficult to understand)  :: verwarrend, niet duidelijk, chaotisch
confusion {n} (lack of clarity or order)  :: verwarring
congeal {v} (to change from a liquid to solid state)  :: stollen
congeal {v} (to coagulate, make curdled or semi-solid as gel or jelly)  :: stollen, stremmen
congeal {v} (to become congealed, solidify)  :: stollen, coaguleren
congenial {adj} (have the same nature)  :: gelijkgezind, aanverwant,
congenial {adj} (friendly)  :: vriendelijk, sympathiek
congenial {adj} (suitable to one’s needs)  :: passend, geschikt
congenital {adj} (present since birth)  :: aangeboren
congenital disorder {n} (birth defect) SEE: birth defect  ::
congestion {n} (accumulation, buildup)  :: verstopping {f}
congestion {n} (excess of traffic)  :: opstopping {f}
conglomerate {n} (cluster of heterogeneous things)  :: conglomeraat {n}
Congo {prop} (country with Brazzaville as capital)  :: Kongo, Kongo-Brazzaville
Congo {prop} (country with Kinshasa as capital)  :: Kongo
Congo {prop} (river)  :: Kongo
Congo-Brazzaville {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo  ::
Congo-Kinshasa {prop} (Congo) SEE: Congo  ::
congratulate {v} (to express one’s sympathetic pleasure or joy to the person(s) it is felt for)  :: feliciteren, gelukwensen
congratulation {n} (act of congratulating)  :: gelukwens {m}, felicitatie {f}
congratulations {interj} (expressing approbation)  :: gefeliciteerd, proficiat, van harte
congregation {n} (religious gathering of people in a place of worship)  :: (kerk)gemeente, congregatie, kudde
congregation {n} (large gathering of people)  :: congregatie, bijeenkomst, menigte, samenscholing, vergadering
congress {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
congress {n} (conference)  :: congres {n}, conferentie
congruous {adj} (harmonious) SEE: harmonious  ::
Coniacian {prop} (a subdivision of the Late (Upper) Cretaceous epoch)  :: Coniacien
conical {adj} (of or relating to a cone)  :: conisch
conical {adj} (cone-shaped)  :: conisch
conic section {n} (Any of the four distinct shapes that are the intersections of a cone with a plane)  :: kegelsnede {m} {f}
conifer {n} (plant)  :: conifeer {m}, naaldboom {m}
conjectural {adj} (in the nature of a conjecture)  :: verondersteld, gegist, conjecturaal
conjecture {n} (unproven statement; guess)  :: gissing {f}, giswerk {n}, conjectuur {f}
conjecture {n} (supposition based upon incomplete evidence; a hypothesis)  :: conjectuur {f}, hypothese {f}, vermoeden {n}
conjecture {n} (statement likely to be true based on available evidence, but which has not been formally proven)  :: hypothese {f}, vermoeden {n}
conjecture {v} (to guess)  :: gissen, vermoeden, veronderstellen
conjugal {adj} (of, or relating to marriage, or the relationship of spouses)  :: echtelijk
conjugate {v} (to inflect (a verb) for each person)  :: vervoegen
conjugation {n} (act of conjugating a verb)  :: vervoeging {f}
conjunction {n} (grammar: word used to join words or phrases)  :: voegwoord {n}
conjunction {n}  :: koppelwoord
conjunctive mode {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood  ::
conjunctive mood {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood  ::
conjuncture {n} (A combination of events or circumstances)  :: conjunctuur {f}
conjure {v} (To perform magic tricks)  :: goochelen
conjure {v} (To summon up using supernatural power)  :: oproepen, ontbieden
conjure {v} (To practice black magic)  :: zwarte magie beoefenen
conjure {v} (To evoke)  :: oproepen
conjure {v} (To imagine or picture in the mind)  :: zich inbeelden
conjure {v} (To make an urgent request to; to appeal)  :: een dringend verzoek indienen
conlang {n} (constructed language) SEE: constructed language  ::
connect {v} (to join two or more pieces)  :: verbinden
connect {v} (to join an electrical or telephone line)  :: aansluiten, verbinden
connectedness {n} (state or quality of being connected)  :: samenhang {m}, samenhangendheid {f}
Connecticut {prop} (a state of the United States of America)  :: Connecticut
connection {n} (act of connecting)  :: verbinding {f}, connectie {f}
connection {n} (point at which two or more things are joined)  :: verbinding {f}, connectie {f}
connection {n} (established communications or transportation link)  :: verbinding {f}
connective tissue {n} (type of tissue)  :: bindweefsel
connector {n} (mating pair of devices)  :: connector {m}, verbindingsstuk {n}
connexion {n} (connection) SEE: connection  ::
conniption {n} (fit of anger or panic)  :: woedeuitbarsting
conniption {n} (fit of laughing)  :: slappe lach
connoisseur {n} (specialist whose opinion is valued)  :: kenner {m}, deskundige {m}
connotation {n} (suggested or implied meaning)  :: connotatie {f}, bijbetekenis {f}, bijklank {m}, associatie {f}, gevoelswaarde {f}
conquer {v} (defeat in combat)  :: veroveren
conqueror {n} (someone who conquers)  :: overwinnaar {m}, veroveraar {m}
conquest {n} (victory gained through combat; the subjugation of an enemy)  :: verovering {f}
Conrad {prop} (given name)  :: Koenraad
consanguineous {adj} (related by birth)  :: bloedverwant, consanguin
consanguinity {n} (a blood relationship)  :: bloedverwantschap {f}
conscience {n} (moral sense)  :: geweten {n}
conscientious {adj} (thorough, careful, or vigilant)  :: consciëntieus, zorgvuldig
conscious {adj} (alert, awake)  :: bij bewustzijn, alert, wakker
conscious {adj} (aware)  :: bewust
consciousness {n} (awareness)  :: bewustzijn {n}
conscript {n} (Draftee)  :: dienstplichtige
conscript {adj} (drafted)  :: dienstplichtig
conscription {n} (involuntary labor, especially military service)  :: dienstplicht {f} {m}
consecution {n} (sequel) SEE: sequel  ::
consecution {n} (succession) SEE: succession  ::
consecutio temporum {n} (sequence of tenses)  :: consecutio temporum {f}
consecutive {adj} (following, in succession, without interruption)  :: achtereenvolgend, opeenvolgend
consecutive {adj} (having some logical sequence)  :: sequentieel
consensual {adj} (With consensus)  :: consensueel
consensus {n} (general agreement)  :: consensus {m}, eensgezindheid, overeenstemming
consent {v} (to express willingness)  :: toestemmen (in), instemmen (met)
consent {n} (voluntary agreement)  :: toestemming {f}, instemming {f}
consequence {n} (that which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause)  :: gevolg {n}, consequentie {f}
consequence {n} (a result of actions)  :: gevolg {n}
consequent {adj} (as a result)  :: met als gevolg
consequent {adj} (of or pertaining to consequences)  :: hiermee gepaard gaande
consequent {n} (following event)  :: resulterend gevolg
consequently {adv} (subsequently) SEE: subsequently  ::
consequently {adv} (as a result or consequence)  :: bijgevolg
conservation {n} (The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting)  :: bewaren {n}, conserveren {n}
conservation {n} (A wise use of natural resources)  :: natuurbescherming
conservative {adj} (cautious) SEE: cautious  ::
conservatoire {n} (school or educational institution that teaches music)  :: conservatorium {n}
conservator {n} (one who conserves, preserves or protects something)  :: conservator {m}, bewaarder {m}
conservator {n} (professional who works on the conservation and restoration of objects)  :: restaurateur {m}
conservatory {n} (school of music or drama)  :: conservatorium {n}
consider {v} (think about seriously)  :: in acht nemen, overwegen, bedenken
consider {v} (think of doing)  :: overwegen
consider {v} (assign some quality to)  :: beschouwen, vinden
consider {v} (look at attentively)  :: beschouwen, observeren
consider {v} (take up as an example)  :: nemen, aannemen, beschouwen
consider {v} (debate or dispose of a motion)  :: beschouwen, in aanschouw nemen
considerable {adj} (worth considering)  :: geruim, aanzienlijk, aanmerkelijk, beduidend
considerable {adj} (large in amount)  :: aanzienlijk
considerably {adv} (significantly)  :: aanzienlijk
considerate {adj} (thoughtful)  :: zorgzaam, voorkomend
consideration {n} (process of considering)  :: overleg {n}, beraad {n}
consideration {n} (something considered as a reason or ground for a decision)  :: overweging, considerans {m}
consideration {n} (tendency to consider others)  :: voorkomendheid
consideration {n} (recompense for something done)  :: vergoeding, tegemoetkoming
consist {v} (to be composed (of))  :: bestaan uit
consist {n} (sequence of railroad carriages or cars that form a unit)  :: samenstelling {f}
consistence {n}  :: consistentie
consistency {n} (logic: state of a system of axioms)  :: samenhang {m}
consistent {adj} (of dependable nature)  :: veel voorkomend, consequent
consistent {adj} (not logically contradictory)  :: consequent, consistent
consociational {adj} (Having major internal divisions, with none of the divisions large enough to form a majority group, yet nonetheless stable due to consultation among the elites)  :: pacificatiepolitiek
consociationalism {n} (political consociation)  :: zuilenstelsel
consolation {n} (act of consoling)  :: vertroosting {f}
consolation {n} (prize for the loser)  :: troost {m}
consolation prize {n} (award given to persons or groups of people who do not win)  :: troostprijs {m}
console {v} (to comfort)  :: troosten, vertroosten
consoler {n} (one who gives consolation)  :: trooster {m}
consommé {n} (a clear broth made from reduced meat or vegetable stock)  :: consommé {m}
consonant {n} (sound)  :: medeklinker {m}, consonant {c}
consonant {n} (letter)  :: medeklinker {m}
consonant gradation {n} (type of apophony found in Finnic and Sami languages)  :: medeklinkergradatie {f}
consortium {n} (association or combination of businesses)  :: consortium {n}
conspicuous {adj} (obvious or easy to notice)  :: opvallend
conspicuous {adj} (noticeable or attracting attention, especially if unattractive)  :: afzichtelijk
conspiracy {n} (act of working in secret to obtain some goal)  :: samenzwering {f}, complot {n}
conspiracy theorist {n} (one who believes in a conspiracy theory)  :: aluhoedje {n}, complotdenker {m}, complottheoreticus {m}, samenzweringstheoreticus {m}
conspiracy theory {n} (hypothetical speculation)  :: complottheorie {f}, samenzweringstheorie {f}
conspirator {n} (person who is part of a conspiracy)  :: samenzweerder {m}
conspiratorial {adj} (pertaining to conspiracy or conspirators)  :: conspirationeel
conspire {v} (to secretly plot)  :: samenzweren
constabulary {n} (police force)  :: politiemacht {f}
constant {adj} (unchanged through time)  :: constant
Constantine {prop} (male given name)  :: Constantijn {m}
Constantinople {prop} (Constantinople)  :: Constantinopel {n}
constellation {n} (formation of stars perceived as figure)  :: sterrenbeeld {n}, gesternte {n}, constellatie
constellation {n} (image associated with a group of stars)  :: sterrenbeeld {n}, gesternte {n}, constellatie {f}
constellation {n} (modern astronomy: any of 88 officially recognized regions)  :: sterrenbeeld {n}, constellatie
constellation {n} (astrology: configuration of planets)  :: sterrenhemel {m}, gesternte {n}, constellatie {f}
constellation {n} (wide, seemingly unlimited assortment)  :: constellatie, plejade, sterrenhemel {m}, gamma {n}
constipation {n} (state of bowels)  :: constipatie {f}
constituency {n} (district represented by one or more elected officials)  :: kiesdistrict
constituency {n} (voters within such a district) SEE: electorate  ::
constituent {adj} (being a part, or component of a whole)  :: bestanddeel
constitution {n} (formal or informal system of primary principles and laws regulating a government or other institutions)  :: grondwet {f} {m}
constitution {n} (legal document describing such a formal system)  :: grondwet {f} {m}
constitutional monarchy {n} (monarchy limited by laws and a constitution)  :: constitutionele monarchie {f}
constraint {n} (something that constrains)  :: beperking {f}, inperking {f}, begrenzing {f}
constraint {n} (mathematics: condition to a solution)  :: beperking {f}, randvoorwaarde {f}
constructed language {n} (an artificially created language)  :: kunsttaal {f} {m}
construction worker {n} (employee working at a construction site)  :: bouwvakker {m}, bouwvakster {f}
constructiveness {n} (creativity) SEE: creativity  ::
constructivism {n} (movement in modern art)  :: constructivisme {n}
constructivist {adj} (of or relating to constructivism)  :: constructivistisch
construe {v} (to translate) SEE: translate  ::
construe {v} (to interpret or explain the meaning of something)  :: begrijpen, uitleggen
consul {n} (official who protects the interests of citizens)  :: consul {m}
consulate {n} (the residency of a consul)  :: consulaat {n}
consult {v} (ask advice)  :: raadplegen
consult {v} (transitive, to ask advice of; to seek the opinion of)  :: raadplegen
consultation {n} (act of consulting)  :: consultatie {f}, samenspraak
consume {v} (to use)  :: consumeren, verbruiken
consume {v} (to eat)  :: consumeren
consume {v} (to occupy)  :: bezighouden, verteren
consume {v} (to destroy completely)  :: verteren, consumeren
consumer {n} (person purchasing goods)  :: consument {m}, verbruiker {m}
consumer price index {n} (statistical estimate of the level of prices)  :: consumentenprijsindex {m}
consummate {adj} (complete, perfect, absolute)  :: volstrekt, volslagen
consummate {adj} (highly skilled and experienced)  :: volleerd, volwaardig
consummate {v} (to bring something to completion)  :: volbrengen, voltooien
consummate {v} (to make a marriage complete by engaging in first sexual intercourse)  :: consummeren
consumption {n} (the act of consuming something)  :: consumptie {f}, verbruik {n}
consumption {n} (the amount consumed)  :: consumptie {f}, verbruik {n}
consumption {n} (wasting-away of the human body through disease)  :: wegteren {n}
consumptive {adj} (relating to pulmonary tuberculosis)  :: tuberculeus
consumptive {n} (person with pulmonary tuberculosis)  :: teringlijder {m} [dated, now possibly vulgar]
contact {n} (an act of touching physically)  :: contact
contact {n} (an establishment of communication)  :: contact
contact {v} (touch physically)  :: aanraken
contact {v} (establish communication with)  :: contacteren
contact details {n} (information on how to contact a person)  :: contactgegevens {n}
contact lens {n} (thin lens placed directly on the eye)  :: contactlens {f}
contacts {n} (Plural form of contact) SEE: contact  ::
contagion {n} (transmission of a contagious disease)  :: besmetting
contagious {adj} (of a disease, easily transmitted to others)  :: aanstekelijk, besmettelijk
contagious {adj} (of a fashion, laughter, etc, easily passed on to others)  :: aanstekelijk, besmettelijk
contagious {adj} (capable of spreading a disease)  :: besmettelijk
contagiousness {n} (state or condition of being contagious)  :: besmettelijkheid
contain {v} (to contain) SEE: hold  ::
contain {v} (To hold inside)  :: inhouden, bevatten
container-deposit {n} (deposit on beverage or other containers)  :: statiegeld
contamination {n} (The act or process of contaminating)  :: verontreiniging {f}
contemplate {v} (think about something in a concentrated manner)  :: beschouwen, contempleren, overwegen
contemplation {n} (The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study)  :: beschouwing, bespiegeling, overweging
contemporary {adj} (from the same time period)  :: gelijktijdig, eigentijds, contemporain
contemporary {adj} (modern)  :: hedendaags, eigentijds
contemporary {n} (someone living at the same time)  :: tijdgenoot {m}, tijdgenote {f}
contempt {n} (a feeling or attitude)  :: verachting {f}, minachting {f}
contempt {n} (law: open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority)  :: minachting {f}
contemptuous {adj} (showing contempt)  :: minachting
contender {n} (someone who competes)  :: mededinger
content {n} (that which is contained)  :: inhoud {m}
content {n} (subject matter)  :: inhoud {m}
content {n} (mathematics: space contained by a polytope)  :: inhoud {m}
content {adj} (satisfied)  :: tevreden, content
content {v} (satisfy)  :: vergenoegen, tevredenstellen
contented {adj} (satisfied) SEE: satisfied  ::
contention {n} (contest, strife, struggle)  :: strijd {m}, ruzie {f}
contention {n} (point maintained in an argument)  :: bewering {f}
contentious {adj} (marked by controversy)  :: omstreden, aangevochten
contentious {adj} (given to struggling)  :: agressief, strijdlustig, vechtjas, provocateur, ruziemaker
contents {n} (that which is contained)  :: inhoud
contents {n} (table of contents) SEE: table of contents  ::
contents insurance {n} (insurance that pays for damage or loss of possessions in the home)  :: inboedelverzekering {f}
contest {n} (competition, see also: competition)  :: wedstrijd
contest {n} (combat) SEE: combat  ::
contestant {n} (participant in a contest)  :: deelnemer {m}
contested {adj} (controversial) SEE: controversial  ::
context {n} (text in which a word appears)  :: context {m}
context {n} (circumstances or settings)  :: context {m}
contiguous {adj} (connected, touching, abutting)  :: verbonden
contiguous {adj} (adjacent, neighboring)  :: aangrenzend
contiguous {adj} (connecting without a break)  :: samenhangend
continence {n} (voluntary control of urination and defecation)  :: continentie {f}
continence {n} (moderation or self-restraint, especially in sexual activity; abstinence)  :: ingetogenheid {f}, onthouding {f}
continent {n} (each of main land-masses on earth's surface)  :: werelddeel {n}, continent {n}
continental drift {n} (continental drift)  :: continentverschuiving {f}
continental quilt {n} (duvet) SEE: duvet  ::
continental shelf {n} (the area of sea around a land mass)  :: continentaal plat {n}
continental slope {n} (fringe separating the coastal zone from the deep ocean)  :: continentale helling
contingence {n} (contingency) SEE: contingency  ::
contingency {n} (quality of being contingent; unpredictability)  :: contingentie {f}, onvoorspelbaarheid {f}
contingency {n} (possibility; something which may or may not happen)  :: contingentie {f}
contingent {adj} (possible, liable, incidental, casual)  :: contingent
contingent {adj} (dependent on something that may or may not occur)  :: contingent
continuance {n} (Postponement of a legal proceeding)  :: verdaging {f}
continuation {n} (act or state of continuing)  :: voortzetting {f}, hervatting {f}
continue {v} (transitive: proceed)  :: verdergaan, voortzetten, doorgaan
continue {v} (intransitive: resume)  :: verdergaan, voortzetten, herbeginnen
continuity {n} (lack of interruption)  :: continuïteit {f}
continuity {n} (notion in mathematics)  :: continuïteit
continuous {adj} (without break, cessation, or interruption in time)  :: continu, voortdurend, ononderbroken, aanhoudend, onophoudelijk
continuous {adj} (without break, cessation, or interruption in space)  :: continu, ononderbroken
continuous {adj} (in mathematical analysis)  :: continu
continuously {adv} (without pause)  :: continu
continuum {n} (continuous extent)  :: continuüm {n}
continuum hypothesis {n} (hypothesis)  :: continuümhypothese {f}
contort {v} (To twist in a violent manner)  :: verwringen
contort {v} (To twist into or as if into a strained shape or expression)  :: verwrongen of ontzet raken
contortion {n} (the act of contorting)  :: verwringing {n}, verrekking {n}, kronkeling {n}, bochtenwerk {n},
contortionist {n} (acrobat)  :: slangenmens {m} {n}, contorsionist {m}, contorsioniste {f}
contrabass {n} (double bass) SEE: double bass  ::
contract {n} (agreement that is legally binding)  :: contract {n}, overeenkomst {f}
contract {n} (job governed by a specific agreement)  :: contract {n}
contract bridge {n} (card game)  :: verklarende woordenlijst
contraction {n} (painful shortening of the uterine muscles)  :: wee {f}
contract killer {n} (person who kills for money) SEE: hitman  ::
contractor {n} (A person or company that constructs or improves buildings)  :: aannemer {m}
contractor {n} (A person or company that performs specific tasks like electrical or plumbing work in construction projects)  :: uitvoerder
contradict {v} (deny the truth of (a statement or statements))  :: tegenspreken, weerleggen
contradict {v} (deny the truth of statements made by (a person))  :: tegenspreken
contradiction {n} (act of contradicting)  :: tegenspraak, contradictie
contradiction in terms {n} (expression in which components contradict one another)  :: contradictie, tegenspraak
contradictory {adj} (that contradicts something)  :: tegenstrijdig, contradictoir
contradictory {adj} (that is itself a contradiction)  :: contradictoir
contradictory {adj} (that is diametrically opposed to something)  :: tegengesteld
contradictory {adj} (mutually exclusive)  :: onverenigbaar
contradictory {adj} (tending to contradict, contrarious)  :: tegendraads, dwars
contradictory {n} (any of a pair of propositions, that cannot both be true or both be false)  :: tegenstrijdigheid
contraindication {n} (factor or symptom)  :: tegenindicatie {f}
contrarious {adj} (persons)  :: dwars, tegendraads, onhandelbaar
contrariwise {adv} (on the other hand) SEE: on the other hand  ::
contrariwise {adv} (on the contrary) SEE: on the contrary  ::
contrary to {prep} (despite) SEE: despite  ::
contribute {v} (to give something, that is or becomes part of a larger whole)  :: bijdragen
contribution {n} (something given or offered that adds to a larger whole)  :: bijdrage {f}
contribution {n} (an amount of money given toward something)  :: bijdrage {f}, financiële bijdrage {f}, financiële steun {f}
contribution {n} (the act of contributing)  :: bijdrage {f}, bijdragen {n}
contributor {n} (a benefactor; someone who gives to charity or some cause)  :: donateur
contrite {adj} (sincerely penitent)  :: rouwvol, met berouw, berouwvol
contrition {n} (The state of being contrite; sincere penitence or remorse)  :: berouw, wroeging
contrivance {n} (something overly artful or artificial)  :: vernuft {n}, vindingrijkheid {f}
contrive {v} (To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to plan; to scheme; to plot)  :: beramen
contrive {v} (To invent, to make devices; to form designs especially by improvisation)  :: ontwerpen
contrived {adj} (unnatural, forced)  :: gekunsteld, slinks, bedrieglijk, bij de haren getrokken
control {v} (to exercise influence over; to suggest or dictate the behavior of)  :: besturen, beheersen (in modern usage also controleren, though this is still considered an anglicism by many)
control {n} (authority)  :: beheersing {f}, controle {m}
control {n} (emotional restraint)  :: zelfbeheersing {f}
control {n}  :: controle {f}, invloed {m}
controllable {adj} (able to be controlled)  :: beheersbaar
control panel {n} (surface with controls)  :: bedieningspaneel {n}
control tower {n} (airport control tower)  :: verkeerstoren {m}, controletoren {m}
controversial {adj} (arousing controversy)  :: omstreden
controversy {n} (debate, discussion of opposing opinions)  :: controverse
contumely {n} (offensive and abusive language or behaviour)  :: spot {m}, hoon {m}, belediging {f}, grove taal {f}
contusion {n} (wound in which the skin is not broken)  :: bloeding
conundrum {n} (difficult question or riddle)  :: raadsel {n}, hersenbreker
conundrum {n} (difficult choice or decision)  :: dilemma {n}
conurbation {n} (an extended collection of urban communities; urban sprawl)  :: agglomeratie, stedengroep
convalescent {adj} (recovering one's health and strength after a period of illness)  :: recuperen
convene {v} (to come together, to meet, to unite)  :: samenkomen
convene {v} (to come together as in one body or for a public purpose)  :: samenkomen
convene {v} (to cause to assemble, to call together)  :: samenroepen
convene {v} (to summon judicially to meet or appear)  :: dagvaarden
convenience store {n} (a small retail store)  :: gemakswinkel {m}, buurtwinkel {m}, superette {f}, kruidenier {m}, kruidenierszaak {f}
convenient {adj} (of or pertaining to convenience; simple; easy; expedient)  :: geschikt, gemakkelijk, gelegen
conveniently {adv} (in a convenient manner)  :: voor het gemak
convention {n} (meeting or a gathering)  :: bijeenkomst
convention {n} (formal deliberative assembly)  :: conventie {f}
convention {n} (agreement, contract or pact)  :: conventie {f}, overeenkomst
convention {n} (generally accepted principle, method or behaviour)  :: conventie {f}, vaste praktijk
convention {n} (treaty)  :: conventie
converge {v} (to approach each other)  :: samenkomen
conversation {n} (talking)  :: gesprek {n}
converse {v} (to engage in conversation)  :: converseren
converse {n} (opposite)  :: tegenovergestelde
conversely {adv} (with reversed relationship)  :: omgekeerd
conversion {n} (the act of having converted something or someone)  :: bekering {f}
conversion {n} (The result of a chemical reaction wherein the molecule changes form)  :: omzetting {f}
convert {v} (undergo a conversion of religion, faith or belief)  :: bekeren
convert {v}  :: converteren
convertible mark {n} (currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina)  :: convertibele mark
convex {adj} (curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle)  :: bol
convey {v} (to carry)  :: overdragen
convey {v} (to communicate)  :: overbrengen
convey {v} (to transfer legal rights)  :: overdragen
conveyor belt {n} (continuous band moved to transport objects)  :: loopband
convict {v} (to find guilty)  :: veroordelen, vonnissen
convict {v} (to find guilty informally, notably morally)  :: veroordelen
convict {n} (person convicted of a crime)  :: veroordeelde {m}
convict {n} (person deported to a penal colony)  :: strafkolonist {m}
conviction {n} (firmly held belief)  :: overtuiging
conviction {n} (judgement of guilt)  :: veroordeling
convince {v} (to make someone believe, or feel sure about something)  :: overtuigen
convocation {n} (act of calling or assembling by summons)  :: bijeenroeping, oproeping
convocation {n} (assembly or meeting)  :: bijeenkomst
convocation {n} (assembly of the clergy)  :: convocatie
convoluted {adj} (complex)  :: nodeloos ingewikkeld
coo {n} (murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon)  :: koeren [nominalized], roekoe {n}
coo {v} (make a soft murmuring sound, as a pigeon)  :: koeren, roekoeën
cook {n} (a person who prepares food for a living)  :: kok {m}, kokkin {f}
cook {v} (to prepare (food) for eating)  :: koken
cook {v} (to prepare food)  :: koken
cook {v} (to become ready for eating)  :: koken
cook {v} (colloquial: to be uncomfortably hot)  :: bakken
cookbook {n} (book of cooking recipes)  :: kookboek {n}
cooked {adj} (of food, that has been prepared by cooking)  :: gekookt
cookie {n} (bun) SEE: bun  ::
cookie {n} (small, flat baked good, see also: biscuit)  :: koekje
cookie {n} (HTTP cookie) SEE: HTTP cookie  ::
cookie-cutter {adj}  :: gietvormig, doorsnee, standaard, modelvormig
cookie jar {n} (a vessel for storing food)  :: koekjestrommel
Cookie Monster {prop} (Sesame Street character)  :: Koekiemonster {m}
Cook Islands {prop} (self-governing country in Oceania)  :: Cookeilanden
cool {adj} (having a slightly low temperature)  :: koel, fris
cool {adj} (allowing or suggesting heat relief)  :: koel, verkoelend, verkwikkend
cool {adj} (not showing emotion, calm)  :: kil, kalm(pjes), koel(tjes)
cool {adj} (unenthusiastic, lukewarm, skeptical)  :: kil, koel, lauw, onentoesiast
cool {adj} (colloquial: of a person, knowing what to do and how to behave in any situation)  :: koelbloedig, (ijzig) kalm, beheerst, zelfzeker
cool {adj} (colloquial: being considered as "popular" by others)  :: cool
cool {adj} (colloquial: in fashion)  :: cool, in (de mode), hip, blits
cool {adj} (colloquial: all right, acceptable)  :: aanvaardbaar, acceptabel, in orde, okee, patabel
cool {adj} (colloquial: not upset)  :: kalm, bedaard, rustig, beheerst
cool {v} (to make colder (literally))  :: afkoelen, bekoelen, koelen, verkoelen, (mildy) verfrissen, (much) verkillen
cool {v} (to become less intense, e.g. less amicable)  :: afkoelen, bekoelen, verkoelen, (much) verkillen
cool {v} (to make less intense, e.g. less amicable)  :: afkoelen, koelen, verkoelen, (much) verkillen
cool {v} (cool down) SEE: cool down  ::
coolant {n} (a fluid)  :: koelmiddel {n}, koelvloeistof {m} {f}
cool down {v} (to become cooler (temperature))  :: afkoelen, koelen, bekoelen, [mildly] verfrissen, [much] verkillen
coolie {n} (unskilled Asian worker)  :: koelie
cooling tower {n} (tower-shaped building in which warm water is cooled by evaporation)  :: koeltoren {f}
cool off {v} (to reduce in temperature, activity or temper)  :: afkoelen
cooper {n} (craftsman)  :: kuiper
cooperate {v} (to work together)  :: samenwerken
cooperation {n} (act of cooperating or being cooperative)  :: samenwerking {f}
cooperation {n} (active help from a person, organization, et cetera)  :: coöperatie {f}
cooperation {n} (association for mutual benefit)  :: samenwerkingsverband {n}, coöperatie {f}
cooperative {adj} (ready to work with another)  :: samenwerkend
coordinate {n} ((mathematics, cartography) A number representing the position of a point along a line, arc, or similar one-dimensional figure․)  :: coördinaat {m}
coordinate {v} (to synchronize)  :: coördineren
coordinate {v} (to match)  :: doen bijeen passen, zorgen dat het bijeenpast
coordinate system {n} (method of representing points in a space)  :: coördinatenstelsel {n}
coordinating conjunction {n} (type of conjunction)  :: nevenschikkend voegwoord {n}
coot {n} (bird)  :: koet {m}
cootie {n} (louse) SEE: louse  ::
cooze {n} (vagina) SEE: vagina  ::
cop {n} (police officer)  :: diender {m}
copacetic {adj} (fine, excellent, going just right, swell)  :: super, extra, zeer tevreden, ok, geniaal
cope {v} (to deal effectively with something difficult)  :: mee omgaan
Copenhagen {prop} (capital of Denmark)  :: Kopenhagen
Copenhagener {n} (someone from Copenhagen)  :: Kopenhagenaar {m}
Copernican {adj} (pertaining to Nicolaus Copernicus)  :: Copernicaans
copernicium {n} (chemical element)  :: copernicium
copier {n} (machine)  :: kopieerapparaat
copious {adj} (great in quantity)  :: overvloedig, ampel, copieus
copious {adj} (having an abundant supply)  :: bij de vleet
copious {adj}  :: uitgebreid
cop on {v} (to behave, grow up)  :: zich gedragen
cop-out {n} (avoidance or inadequate performance of a task or duty)  :: het terugkrabbelenhet laten afwetenhet zich onttrekken
cop-out {n} (an excuse made in order to avoid performing a task or duty)  :: smoes
cop-out {n} (a person who cops out)  :: iemand die afhaakt
copper {n} (chemical element)  :: koper {n}
copper {n} (something made of copper)  :: koperen
copper {n} (colour/color of copper)  :: koperkleur {f}, koperrood {n}, koperbruin {n}
copper {n} (copper coin)  :: kopermunt {f}
copper {n} (large pot for hot water)  :: ketel {m}
copper {adj} (made of copper)  :: koperen
copper {adj} (having the colour/color of copper)  :: koperkleurig
copper {n} (slang: a policeman)  :: smeris {m}, wout {m}
coppern {adj} (made of copper) SEE: copper  ::
coppice {n} (grove of small growth)  :: hakhout {n}
copra {n} (dried kernel of coconut)  :: kopra {m} {f}
coprolalia {n} (uncontrolled use of obscenity)  :: coprolalie {f}
coprophagy {n} (the eating of feces)  :: coprofagie
copse {n} (thicket of small trees or shrubs)  :: bosschage {f}
Coptic {adj} (of or pertaining to the Copts, Coptic Orthodox Church or to the Coptic language)  :: Koptisch {n} [language], Koptisch [general]
copula {n} (grammar: linking kind of word)  :: koppelwerkwoord {n}
copulate {v} (to have sexual intercourse with) SEE: bed  ::
copulate {v} (copulate) SEE: cover  ::
copulate {v} (copulate) SEE: mate  ::
copulate {v} (to have sexual intercourse with someone, something) SEE: mount  ::
copulate {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse) SEE: make love  ::
copulate {v} (take part in a sexual act) SEE: have sex  ::
copulation {n} (copulation) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
copulation {n} (the coming together of male and female in sexual intercourse)  :: copulatie {f}
copy {n} (result of copying; an identical duplication)  :: kopie {f}, afschrift {n}
copy {n} (imitation of inferior quality)  :: kopie {f}, namaak, nabootsing
copy {n} (journalism: text that is to be typeset)  :: kopij {f}
copy {n} (marketing: output of copywriter)  :: kopij {f}
copy {n} (text of a newspaper article)  :: kopij {f}
copy {n} (printed edition of a book or magazine)  :: editie
copy {v} (produce something identical)  :: kopiëren
copy {v} (place a copy in memory)  :: kopiëren
copy {v} (imitate)  :: nabootsen, nadoen, naäpen
copy {v} (radio term)  :: ontvangen
copybook {n} (student's exercise book) SEE: exercise book  ::
copycat {n} (one who imitates others' work without adding ingenuity)  :: na-aper
copyright {n} (right to publish)  :: auteursrecht {n}
copyright {v} (place under a copyright)  :: onder auteursrecht plaatsen
coquettish {adj} (as a young, flirting girl; flirtatious)  :: koket, behaagziek, flirterig
coral {n} (substance)  :: koraal {n}
coral {n} (colony)  :: koraal {n}, koraalrif {n}
coral {n} (colour)  :: koraalrood {n}
coral {adj} (made of coral)  :: koraal-
coral {adj} (having the yellowish pink colour of coral)  :: koraalrood, koraalrode
coralline {adj} (of the material coral)  :: [material] koralen, [organism] koraal-
coral snake {n} (snake)  :: koraalslang
cor anglais {n} (woodwind instrument)  :: Engelse hoorn {m} {f}, althobo {m}
cord {n} (length of twisted strands)  :: touw {n}, koord {f}, zeel {n}
cord {n} (wires surrounded by a coating, used to supply electricity)  :: kabel {n}
cordially {adv} (in a friendly manner)  :: hartelijk
cordierite {n} (a cyclosilicate)  :: cordieriet
corduroy {n} (heavy fabric with vertical ribs)  :: ribfluweel {n}
core {n} (central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds)  :: klokhuis {n}
core {n} (heart of a thing)  :: kern {m}, binnenste {n}
core {n} (center or inner part)  :: kern {m}
core {n} (most important part of a thing)  :: kern {m}
core competency {n} (special expertise)  :: kerncompetentie
coreopsis {n} (any of several composite herbs, of genus Coreopsis, typically with bright yellow flowers)  :: meisjesogen {p}, coreopsis
Corfu {prop} (island)  :: Korfoe, Corfu
coriander {n} (Coriandrum sativum plant)  :: koriander {m}, ketoembar {m}, wantsenkruid {n}
Corinth {prop} (city in Greece)  :: Korinthe
Corinthians {prop} (the name of the book of Acts in the Bible)  :: Korinthiërs
cork {n} (bark of the cork oak)  :: kurk {n}, kurklaag, corresponding to English attributive use, meaning ‘made of cork’: kurken
cork {n} (bottle stopper)  :: kurk, stop, stopsel {n}
corkscrew {n} (implement for opening bottles sealed by a cork)  :: kurkentrekker {m}
cormorant {n} (seabird)  :: aalscholver {m}
corn {n} (maize) SEE: maize  ::
corn {n} (the fruits of a cereal crop)  :: koren {n}, graan {n}
corn {n} (type of callus)  :: eelt {n}, eksteroog {n}
Cornelia {prop} (female given name)  :: Cornelia {f}
Cornelius {prop} (male given name)  :: Cornelis
corner {n} (point where two converging lines meet) SEE: angle  ::
corner {n} (space in the angle between converging lines or walls)  :: hoek {m}
corner {n} (intersection of two streets)  :: hoek
corner {n} (football: corner kick) SEE: corner kick  ::
corner boy {n} (someone who hangs around on street corners)  :: straatjongen {m}
corner kick {n} (in soccer)  :: hoekschop {c}
corner shop {n} (small retail store) SEE: convenience store  ::
corner time {n} (punishment)  :: in de hoek staan {n}
cornet {n} (musical instrument)  :: kornet
cornet {n}  :: kornet
cornett {n} (wind instrument)  :: zink {f} {m}, cornetto {m}
cornetto {n} (cornett) SEE: cornett  ::
cornflower {n} (Centaurea cyanus)  :: korenbloem {f}, echte korenbloem {f}, blauwbol {m}, bol {m}
cornice {n} (horizontal architectural element)  :: kroonlijst {f}, deklijst {f}
Cornish {prop} (A Celtic language)  :: Cornisch
corn on the cob {n} (cooked ears of corn)  :: maiskolf {m} {f}, maïskolf {m} {f}
corn salad {n} (a plant)  :: veldsla
corn snake {n} (a species of rat snake)  :: korenslang
cornucopia {n} (mythical horn endlessly overflowing with food and drink)  :: hoorn des overvloeds
Cornwall {prop} (county of England)  :: Cornwall {n}
corny {adj} (excessively sentimental)  :: melig, sentimenteel, oubollig, afgezaagd
corolla {n} (whorl of a flower)  :: kroon {m}, bloemkroon {m}
corollary {n} (proposition which follows easily)  :: gevolg, gevolgtrekking, uitvloeisel
coronal {n} (consonant produced with tip or blade of tongue)  :: coronaal {c}
coronal {adj} (produced with tip or blade of tongue)  :: coronaal
coronation {n} (the act or solemnity of crowning)  :: kroning {f}
coroner {n} (who presides over an inquest)  :: lijkschouwer {m}, patholoog-anatoom {m}
corporal {n} (military rank)  :: korporaal
corporal {adj} (bodily) SEE: bodily  ::
corporal punishment {n} (form of punishment achieved by inflicting blows to the offender's body)  :: lijfstraf {m} {f}
corporate {adj} (of, or relating to a corporation)  :: bedrijfs-
corporatespeak {n} (jargon used within business)  :: kantoortaal {f}
corporation {n} (company)  :: bedrijf {n}, vennootschap {n}
corporeal {adj} (bodily) SEE: bodily  ::
corpse {n} (dead body)  :: lijk {n}, kreng; kadaver [animal]
corpus {n} (body) SEE: body  ::
corpus {n} (linguistics: collection of writings)  :: corpus {n}
corpus callosum {n} (Band of nerves connecting hemispheres)  :: hersenbalk {m}, corpus callosum {n}
correct {adj} (free from error)  :: correct, juist
correct {adj} (with good manners)  :: correct, welgemanierd, welopgevoed, goedgemanierd
correct {v} (To make something that was not valid become right)  :: corrigeren, verbeteren
correction {n} (act of correcting)  :: verbetering {f}, correctie {f}
correction {n} (substitution for an error or mistake)  :: verbetering {f}, correctie {f}
correction fluid {n} (fluid for masking textual errors)  :: tipex {m} {f}
correctly {adv} (in a correct manner)  :: correct, juist, goed
correctness {n} (freedom from error)  :: correctheid {f}, juistheid {f}
correlate {v} (To be related by a correlation)  :: correleren, in wederkerige betrekking staan
correlation {n} (measure of relationship)  :: correlatie {f}
correlation coefficient {n} (any of the several measures)  :: correlatiecoëfficiënt {m}
correspond {v} (To be equivalent or similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc)  :: corresponderen
correspond {v} (To exchange messages, especially by postal letter, over a period of time)  :: corresponderen
correspondence {n} (postal or other written communications)  :: correspondentie {f}
correspondent {adj} (corresponding) SEE: corresponding  ::
correspondent {adj} (conforming)  :: overeenkomend, overeenstemmend
correspondent {n} (one who corresponds)  :: correspondent {m}
correspondent {n} (journalist)  :: correspondent {m}
corresponding {adj} (that have a similar relationship)  :: corresponderend, overeenkomstig
corridor {n} (narrow hall or passage)  :: gang, hal
corridor {n} (tract of land)  :: corridor
corridor {n} (airspace)  :: luchtweg, corridor
corrigendum {n} (list of errors in a printed work) SEE: errata  ::
corrigendum {n} (error that is to be corrected in a printed work)  :: erratum {n}
corroborate {v} (To confirm or support with additional evidence)  :: onderbouwen
corroboration {n} (the act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming)  :: bekrachtiging
corrode {v} (to eat away)  :: uithollen, roesten, corroderen, uitbijten, inbijten, aanvreten
corrode {v} (to consume)  :: corroderen
corrode {v} (to have corrosive action)  :: corroderen
corrosive {adj} (destroying texture or substance of a body)  :: corrosief
corrugate {v} ((of the skin) to wrinkle)  :: rimpelen
corrugate {v} (to fold into parallel folds)  :: plooien
corrupt {adj} (in a depraved state)  :: corrupt, verdorven
corrupt {v} (to change from good to bad)  :: verderven, verworden
corruption {n}  :: corruptie {f}
corsac fox {n} (Vulpes corsac)  :: steppevos {m}
corset {n} (woman's garment)  :: korset {n}
Corsica {prop} (island in the Mediterranean)  :: Corsica {n}
Corsican {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Corsica)  :: Corsicaans
Corsican {n} (person from Corsica or of Corsican descent)  :: Corsicaan {m}, Corsicaanse {f}
Corsican {prop} (language)  :: Corsicaans {n}
corvette {n} (modern warship)  :: korvet
corymb {n} (cluster of flowers)  :: tuil {m}
cos {conj} (because) SEE: because  ::
cosine {n} (trigonometric function)  :: cosinus {m}
cosmetologist {n} (beautician)  :: schoonheidsspecialiste
cosmic ray {n} (energetic particle)  :: kosmische straling {f}
cosmic ray {n} (cosmic radiation)  :: kosmische straling {f}
cosmodrome {n} (a site for launching spacecraft)  :: ruimtehaven
cosmogony {n} (the study of the origin of the universe)  :: kosmogonie {f}
cosmological {adj} (of or pertaining to cosmology, or to the overall structure of the universe)  :: kosmologisch
cosmology {n} (study of the physical universe)  :: kosmologie {f}, ruimtekunde {f}
cosmonaut {n} (an astronaut, especially a Russian or Soviet one, see also: astronaut)  :: kosmonaut {m}
cosmopolis {n} (An important city, such as a capital city, inhabited by people from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds.)  :: kosmopolis {m}
cosmopolitan {n} (cosmopolite) SEE: cosmopolite  ::
cosmopolite {adj} (cosmopolitan person)  :: wereldburger {m}, kosmopoliet
cosmos {n} (the universe)  :: heelal {n}, kosmos {m}
Cossack {n} (member of a population)  :: Kozak {m}
cosset {v} (to treat like a pet)  :: verwennen, vertroetelen
cost {n} (amount of money, time, etc.)  :: kost
cost {v} (to incur a charge, a price)  :: kosten
costa {n} (rib) SEE: rib  ::
Costa Rica {prop} (country)  :: Costa Rica {n}
cost-benefit analysis {n} (methodology to appraise the case for a project)  :: kosten-batenanalyse {f}
costly {adj} (expensive)  :: prijzig, duur, kostbaar
costume {n} (dress of a particular country, period or people)  :: kostuum {n}, klederdracht
costume {n} (disguise)  :: kostuum {n}, vermomming
costume {n} (set of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion)  :: kostuum {n}, klederdracht
costume {v} (dress with a costume)  :: aankleden, uitdossen
cosy {adj} (affording comfort and warmth)  :: gezellig, gezellige, knus, knusse
cot {n} (bed for children)  :: kinderbed, ledikantje {m}, wieg {m}
coterie {n} (exclusive group) SEE: clique  ::
cottage cheese {n} (cheese curd product)  :: huttenkaas {m}, hüttenkäse {m}, cottage cheese {m}
cotter {n} (peasant)  :: keuterboer {m}
cotton {n} (plant)  :: katoen {m}, katoenplant {m}
cotton {n} (fiber)  :: katoen
cotton {n} (fabric)  :: katoen {n}
cotton {adj} (made of cotton)  :: katoenen
cotton {v} (get on with) SEE: get on with  ::
cotton candy {n} (cotton candy) SEE: candy floss  ::
cotton swab {n} (a small wad of cotton wrapped around the end of a small rod)  :: wattenstaafje {n}
cotton wool {n} (raw fibers of cotton)  :: katoenvezels {n-p}
cotton wool {n} (absorbent cotton)  :: watten {n-p}, katoenwatten {n-p}
couch {n} (furniture for seating of more than one person)  :: sofa
cougar {n} (Puma concolor)  :: bergleeuw {m}, poema {m}
cough {v} (push air from the lungs)  :: hoesten, kuchen
cough {n} (expulsion of air from the lungs)  :: hoest {m}, kuch {m}
cough {n} (condition that causes one to cough)  :: hoest {m}
could I see the menu, please {phrase} (said to ask for a menu)  :: mag ik het menu, alstublieft
coulomb {n} (unit of electrical charge)  :: coulomb
council {n} (committee that leads or governs)  :: raad {m}
count {v} (to enumerate or determine number)  :: tellen
count {n} (the act of counting)  :: telling
count {n} (the result of a tally that reveals the number of items in a set)  :: telling {f}
count {n} (a countdown)  :: aftelling {f}
count {n} (ruler of a county (m))  :: graaf {m}
countable {adj} (capable of being counted, having a quantity)  :: telbaar, telbare
countable {adj} (math: having a bijection with a subset of the natural numbers)  :: aftelbaar
countable {adj} (grammar: freely used with numbers and the definite article)  :: telbaar, telbare
count down {v}  :: aftellen
countdown {n} (a count backward to the time of some event)  :: aftelling {f}, aftellen {n}
countdown {n} (the acts of preparation carried out during this period)  :: aftelling {f}
countdown {v} (count down) SEE: count down  ::
Count Dracula {prop} (fictional vampire)  :: Graaf Dracula {m}
countenance {n} (face)  :: gelaatsuitdrukking, verschijning
countenance {v} (tolerate, support, sanction)  :: gedogen, dulden
counter {n} (table or board on which business is transacted)  :: balie {f}
counter {n} (kitchen surface for food preparation)  :: aanrecht {n}
counter {n} (grammar: class of word) SEE: measure word  ::
counteract {v} (to act in opposition to)  :: tegengaan
counter-attack {n} (an attack made in response to an attack by the opponents)  :: tegenaanval {m}
counterbalance {n} (weight balancing an opposite one)  :: tegenwicht {n}, gelijk gewicht
counterbalance {n} (force or influence balancing an opposite one)  :: tegenkracht {n}, gelijke kracht
counterbalance {v} (to apply weight in order to balance)  :: opwegen tegen, een tegengewicht vormen voor
counterbalance {v} (to apply force in order to balance)  :: opwegen tegen, een tegenkracht vormen voor
counterclockwise {adj} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise  ::
counterculture {n} (any culture whose values and lifestyles are opposed to those of the established mainstream culture, especially to western culture)  :: tegencultuur {f}
counterfeit {adj} (intended to deceive or carry appearance of being genuine)  :: namaak, nep
counterfeit {adj} (unauthentic)  :: vervalst
counterfeit {n} (fake)  :: vervalsing
counterfeit {v} (To produce something that appears to be official or valid)  :: vervalsen, namaken
counterfeit {n} (counterfeiter) SEE: counterfeiter  ::
counterfeiter {n} (a person who counterfeits)  :: valsmunter
counterpart {n} (either of two parts that fit together, or complement one another)  :: tegenhanger {m}, complement {n}, pendant {m}
counterpart {n} (law: duplicate of a legal document)  :: duplikaat {n}
counterpart {n} (something that resembles something else)  :: gelijke {n}, equivalent {n}, tegenhanger {m}
counterpart {n} (one which has corresponding functions or characteristics)  :: evenknie {m} {f}, tegenhanger {m}, tegenpartij {m}, tegenspeler {m}, equivalent {n}
countertop {n} (The top surface of a counter, for preparation of food)  :: aanrechtblad {n}
counterweight {n} (heavy mass reducing the amount of work which must be done to effect the raising and lowering of something)  :: contragewicht {n}
countess {n} (wife of a count or earl)  :: gravin {f}
countless {adj} (too many to count, innumerable)  :: ontelbaar, talloos
count noun {n} (noun used to refer to things that can be counted)  :: telbaar zelfstandig naamwoord {n}, telbaar substantief {n}
country {n} (region of land)  :: land {n}
country {n} (nation state)  :: land {n}
country {n} (the country, rural area, as opposed to the town or city)  :: platteland, open veld
country {n} (country music)  :: country
country {adj} (of, from or pertaining to the countryside (adjective))  :: plattelands, boeren-, land-
country house {n} (residence)  :: landhuis {n}
countryman {n} (somebody from one's own country)  :: landgenoot {m}
countryman {n} (country dweller)  :: landgenoot {m}
country of origin {n} (country of origin)  :: land van herkomst {n}
countryside {n} (a rural landscape)  :: platteland {n}
countryside {n} (a rural area, or the rural part of a larger area)  :: platteland {n}
county {n} (land ruled by a count or countess)  :: graafschap {n}
county {n} (administrative region of various countries)  :: graafschap {n}
coup {n} (coup d'état) SEE: coup d'état  ::
coup {n} (takeover of one group by another)  :: coup
coup de grâce {n} (final blow)  :: genadeslag
coup d'état {n} (sudden overthrow of a government)  :: staatsgreep {m}
couple {n} (two partners)  :: stel, [Flanders] koppel {n}, paar {n}, duo {n}
couple {n} (two of the same kind considered together)  :: paar {n}, koppel {n}, tweetal {n}
couple {n} (a small number of)  :: paar {n}, koppel {n}
couple {n} (two forces that are equal in magnitude but opposite in direction, thus creating the turning effect of a torque or moment)  :: koppel {n}
couple {v} (to join together)  :: koppelen
coupling {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
courage {n} (quality of a confident character)  :: moed {m}, dapperheid {f}
courage {n} (ability to do frightening things)  :: moed {m}
courageous {adj} (brave) SEE: brave  ::
courgette {n} (a small marrow/squash)  :: courgette
course {n} (learning program)  :: cursus {m}
course {n} (stage of a meal)  :: gang {m}, gerecht {n}
course {n} (itinerary of a race)  :: parcours {n}
course {n} (sports: trajectory of a ball etc.)  :: baan
course {n} (nautical: direction of movement of a vessel)  :: koers {m}
course {n} (intended passage of voyage)  :: koers {m}
course {n}  :: loop {m}, koers {m}, gang
course {n} (golf course) SEE: golf course  ::
course {n} (path taken by a flow of water) SEE: watercourse  ::
court {n} (enclosed space; a courtyard)  :: binnenruimte {f}, koer, hof {m}
court {n} (residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary)  :: paleis {n}
court {n} (collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority)  :: hofhouding {f}
court {n} (hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered)  :: rechtbank {c}, hof {n}
court {n} (persons officially assembled under authority of law)  :: gerecht {n}
court {n} (tribunal established for the administration of justice)  :: rechtbank
court {n} (place for playing the game of tennis and some other ball games)  :: baan {f}
court {v} (to attempt to win over)  :: vrijen, het hof maken
courteous {adj} (showing regard for others)  :: hoffelijk
courtesan {n} (high-status prostitute)  :: courtisane {f}
courtesy {n} (polite behavior)  :: hoffelijkheid {f}
courtesy {adj} (given or done as a polite gesture)  :: beleefdheid {f}, hoffelijkheid {f}
courthouse {n} (public building housing courts of law)  :: gerechtsgebouw
courtier {n} (attendant at a royal court)  :: hoveling {m}
court jester {n} (person who amused a medieval court)  :: nar {m}, hofnar {m}
court martial {n} (court)  :: krijgsraad {m}, krijgsgerecht {n}
court of cassation {n} (the highest court of appeal)  :: Hof van Cassatie {n}
court of last resort {n} (final court of appeal) SEE: supreme court  ::
court of law {n} (court presided over by a judge)  :: rechtbank {c}, gerechtshof {n}
court order {n} (a written command issued by a judge)  :: gerechtelijk bevel {n}, rechterlijk bevel {n}
courtroom {n} (room where a judge presides)  :: rechtszaal {m} {f}
courtyard {n} (unroofed walled area)  :: binnenplaats
couscous {n} (pasta of North African origin)  :: couscous {f}
cousin {n} (nephew or niece of a parent)  :: neef [male cousin or nephew], nicht [female cousin or niece], volle neef {m}, volle nicht {f}
cousin-in-law {n} (husband of one's cousin)  :: aangetrouwde neef {m}, echtgenoot van neef {m}, echtgenoot van nicht {m}
cousin-in-law {n} (wife of one's cousin)  :: aangetrouwde nicht {f}, echtgenote van neef {f}, echtgenote van nicht {f}
cousin-in-law {n} (cousin of one's husband)  :: neef van echtgenoot {m}, nicht van echtgenoot {f}
cousin-in-law {n} (cousin of one's wife)  :: neef van echtgenote {m}, nicht van echtgenote {f}
covalent {adj} (containing or characterized by a covalent bond)  :: covalent
covalent bond {n} (bond in which atoms are connected by shared pairs of electrons)  :: covalente binding
covariance {n} (statistical measure)  :: covariantie {f}
covariate {n} (variable possibly predictive of outcome)  :: covariabele {c}
cove {n} (small coastal inlet, especially one having high cliffs protecting vessels from prevailing winds)  :: baai {c}
cove {n} (fellow; man)  :: kerel {m}
cove {n} (friend; mate)  :: maat {m}
coven {n} (formal group or assembly of witches)  :: heksenkring {m}
coven {n} (clique)  :: kliek {m}
cover {n} (lid)  :: deksel {n}, kap
cover {n} (hiding)  :: dekking
cover {n} (front and back of a book or a magazine)  :: omslag, [book] kaft {m} {n}, cover [magazine]
cover {n} (top sheet)  :: sprei
cover {n} (cover charge)  :: entree, inkom
cover {v} (to conceal or protect)  :: dekken, bedekken
cover {v} (mention)  :: behandelen
cover {v} (provide enough money for)  :: dekken
cover {v} ((music) make a cover version)  :: coveren
cover {v} (protect by shooting)  :: dekken
cover {v} (copulate)  :: paren, dekken, bestijgen, bespringen
cover {n} (music: rerecording of a previously recorded song) SEE: cover version  ::
coverage {n} (amount by which covered)  :: dekking {f}
covering letter {n} (cover letter) SEE: cover letter  ::
cover letter {n} (letter to introduce a document)  :: begeleidbrief {f}, begeleidende brief
cover song {n} (cover version) SEE: cover version  ::
covert {n} (disguise) SEE: disguise  ::
covertly {adv} (secretly) SEE: secretly  ::
cover-up {n} (attempt to conceal or disguise a wrongdoing or a mistake)  :: wegmoffelen
cover version {n} (rerecording of a song)  :: cover
covet {v} (to wish for with eagerness)  :: begeren, hunkeren, verlangen, smachten (naar)
covet {v} (to long for inordinately or unlawfully)  :: begeren, lonken
covet {v} (to have or indulge inordinate desire)  :: lusten, smachten
coveted {adj} (highly sought-after)  :: begeerd, felbegeerd
covetousness {n} (desire for the possession of something)  :: begerigheid {f}
cow {n} (female domesticated ox or other bovine)  :: koe {f}
cow {n} (any domestic bovine regardless of sex or age)  :: rund {n}
cow {n} (female of various species of mammal)  :: koe {f}
cow {n} (derogatory: despicable woman)  :: domme koe {f}
coward {n} (a person who lacks courage)  :: lafaard {m}, slapjanus, watje
cowardice {n} (the lack of courage)  :: lafheid
cowardly {adj} (showing cowardice)  :: laf
cowbane {n} (plant of the genus Cicuta)  :: waterscheerling
cowbell {n} (bell worn by cows)  :: koeienbel {f}, koebel {f}
cowbell {n} (musical instrument)  :: koebel {f}
cowberry {n} (shrub and berry Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry  ::
cower {v} (to crouch in fear)  :: in elkaar duiken
cowl {n} (monk's hood or robe)  :: pij {m}, kovel {m}
cowmilk {n} (cow's milk) SEE: cow's milk  ::
coworker {n} (somebody with whom one works; a companion or workmate)  :: collega, medewerker, medewerkster
cow parsley {n} (a weedy biennial umbellifer)  :: fluitenkruid
cow pat {n} (digested residue of a cow)  :: koeienvlaai {m}, flats {m}
cowpat {n} (droppings of cow dung)  :: mestflat {c}, koeienvlaai {c}
cowper {n} (cooper) SEE: cooper  ::
Cowper's fluid {n} (pre-ejaculate) SEE: pre-ejaculate  ::
cowpie {n} (cow excrement)  :: koeienvlaai {m}
cowrie {n} (cowry) SEE: cowry  ::
cowry {n} (Cypraea moneta)  :: geldkauri
cowshed {n} (place for cows)  :: koeiestal {m}, koestal {m}
cow's milk {n} (white liquid produced by the mammary glands of a cow)  :: koemelk {f} {m}
coy {adj} (bashful, shy)  :: bedeesd, timide, verlegen
coy {adj} (archaic: quiet, reserved, modest)  :: bedeesd, bescheiden, timide, schuchter, verlegen
coy {adj} (reluctant to give details about something sensitive)  :: bescheiden, discreet, kuis, terughoudend
coy {adj} (pretending shyness or modesty)  :: koket
coyote {n} (canine)  :: coyote {m}
coypu {n} (Myocastor coypus)  :: beverrat
cozy {adj} (affording comfort and warmth)  :: gezellig, gezellige, knus, knusse
CPU {n} (Central processing unit)  :: CVE
crab {n} (crustacean)  :: krab {m} {f}
crabs {n} (slang: pubic lice)  :: schaamluis
crack {v} (to form cracks)  :: kraken
crack {v} (to break apart under pressure)  :: kraken
crack {v} (to become debilitated by psychological pressure)  :: kraken
crack {n} (thin space opened in a previously solid material)  :: barst, breuk
crack {n} (narrow opening)  :: spleet
crack {n} (variety of cocaine)  :: crack
crack {n} (sharp sound made when solid material breaks)  :: gekraak {n}
crack {n} (vulgar: vagina (only terms derived from "crack" and its equivalents))  :: spleet {m} {f}
crack {n} (vulgar: space between buttocks)  :: reet {m} {f}
crack {n} (attempt at something) SEE: try  ::
crackdown {n} (increased enforcement)  :: repressie {f}, onderdrukking {f}
cracker {n} (northern pintail) SEE: northern pintail  ::
crackle {v} (make a fizzing sound)  :: kraken
crack of dawn {n} (sunrise) SEE: sunrise  ::
crack of dawn {n} (crack of dawn) SEE: daybreak  ::
cradle {n} (oscillating bed for a baby)  :: wieg {m} {f}
cradle {n} (figuratively: place of origin)  :: wieg {m} {f}, bakermat {m} {f}
cradle {n} (figuratively: infancy, or very early life)  :: wieg {m} {f}
cradle {n} (case for a broken or dislocated limb)  :: armsteun {m}, houder {m}, steun {m}
cradle {n} (rest for the receiver of a telephone)  :: haak {m}
cradle {v} (to contain in or as if in a cradle)  :: omsluiten, omvatten
cradle {v} (to rock (a baby to sleep))  :: wiegen
cradle {v} (to wrap protectively)  :: omhullen, omsluiten
cradle song {n} (lullaby) SEE: lullaby  ::
craft {n} (skill in one's work)  :: vakmanschap {n}
craft {n} (cunning, shrewdness)  :: gewiekstheid {c}
craft {n} (skilled practice of practical occupation)  :: vak {n}, stiel {c}
craft {n} (vehicle designed for navigation)  :: voertuig {n}, toestel {n}
craft {n}  :: ambacht {n}, ambachtslui {m-p}, vaklui {m-p}, stielmannen {m-p}
craft {v} (to make by hand)  :: handbewerken
craft {n} (device; means; art) SEE: device  ::
craft {n} (strength; power; might) SEE: strength  ::
craftsman {n} (male artisan)  :: vakman {m}
craic {n} (fun)  :: plezier {n}
cram {v} (to press, force, or drive, particularly in filling, or in thrusting one thing into another)  :: volproppen
cram {v} (to put hastily through an extensive course of memorizing or study)  :: stampen
cram {v} (to swot)  :: blokken
Cramer's rule {n} (the explicit formula)  :: regel van Cramer {m}
cramp {n} (painful contraction of a muscle)  :: kramp {m}
cranberry {n} (berry)  :: Amerikaanse veenbes de
cranberry juice {n} (the unfermented juice of squeezed cranberries)  :: veenbessap {n}
crane {n} (bird)  :: kraanvogel, kraan {m}
crane {n} (machinery)  :: hijskraan, kraan
cranial orbit {n} (eye socket) SEE: eye socket  ::
cranium {n} (skull) SEE: skull  ::
cranium {n} (braincase)  :: hersenpan
crank {n} (pseudoscience advocate)  :: aluhoedje, complotdenker
crank {v} (to turn by means of a crank)  :: aanzwengelen
crank {v} (to turn a crank)  :: zwengelen
cranky {adj} (grouchy, irritable; easily upset)  :: opvliegend, driftig
cranny {n} (A small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink)  :: spleet, scheur
crap {n} (husk of grain)  :: kaf {n}
crap {n} (something of poor quality)  :: rotzooi {m} {f}
crap {n} (feces)  :: poep
crappy {adj} (covered in, containing feces)  :: bekakt
crapshoot {n} (craps game)  :: dobbelspel
crash {n} (vehicle accident)  :: botsing
crash {n} (computer malfunction)  :: crash {m}, computercrash {m}
crash {n} (loud sound)  :: knal {m}
crash {n} (sudden large decline of business)  :: crash {m}, beurscrash {m}
crash {v} (to collide, fall or come down violently)  :: neerstorten
crash {v} (slang: to turn up without having been invited)  :: binnenvallen
crash {v} (computing: to terminate unexpectedly)  :: vastlopen
crass {adj} (coarse; crude; not refined, insensitive)  :: grof, ruw, ongevoelig, insensibel
crass {adj} (materialistic)  :: materialistisch
crass {adj} (dense)  :: dicht, opeengepakt
-crat {suffix} (advocate)  :: -craat
crate {n} (box or basket)  :: krat {n}
crater {n} (astronomy: hemispherical pit)  :: krater {m}
Crater {prop} (a constellation)  :: Beker {m}
crave {v} (to want strongly)  :: een sterk verlangen hebben
crawdad {n} (crayfish) SEE: crayfish  ::
crawfish {n} (crayfish) SEE: crayfish  ::
crawl {v} (to move along the ground)  :: kruipen
crawler {n} (sycophant) SEE: sycophant  ::
craye {n} (vessel)  :: kraai
crayfish {n} (freshwater crustacean resembling lobster)  :: rivierkreeft {m}
crayon {n} (colored chalk or wax)  :: kleurpotlood {n}
crazy {adj} (insane, demented)  :: zot, gek, getikt, gestoord, krankjorum, geschift
crazy {adj}  :: gek
crèche {n} (nativity scene) SEE: nativity scene  ::
creak {v} (to make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound)  :: krassen
cream {n} (oily part of milk)  :: room {m}
cream {n} (colour)  :: crème {f}
cream {n} (the best part)  :: crème de la crème
cream {n} (product to apply to the skin)  :: crème {f}, zalf {f}
cream {adj} (colour)  :: crèmekleurig, crème, crèmewit
cream of the crop {n} (the best)  :: crème de la crème, het neusje van de zalm
cream puff {n} (hollow pastry filled with cream or custard)  :: soesje {n}
crease {n} (mark made by folding)  :: plooi, kreukel
create {v} (to put into existence)  :: creëren, scheppen, maken
create {v} (to design, invest with a new form, shape etc.)  :: creëren, scheppen, ontwerpen
create {v}  :: scheppen
creation {n} (something created such as an invention or artwork)  :: creatie {f}, uitvinding {f}
creation {n} (act of creation)  :: creatie {f}, schepping {f}
creation {n} ((Biblical) all which exists)  :: schepping {f}
creationary {adj} (of or relating to creation)  :: creationair
creationism {n} (any creationary theory or belief system)  :: creationisme {n}, scheppingsleer {m}
creationist {adj} (of or relating to creationism)  :: creationistisch
creationistic {adj} (of or pertaining to creationism)  :: creationistisch
creative {adj} (having the ability to create)  :: creatief
creative {adj} (original, expressive, and imaginative)  :: creatief, kunstzinnig
creative {n} (person directly involved in a creative marketing process)  :: creatief
creativity {n} (quality or ability to create or invent something)  :: creativiteit
creator {n} (one who creates)  :: maker {m}
creator {n} (the deity that created the world)  :: schepper {m}
creatural {adj} (of or relating to a creature)  :: schepsel-
creature {n} (living being)  :: schepsel, creatuur, wezen {n}
credence {n} (acceptance of a belief or claim)  :: aanvaarding {f}, geloof {n}, aanname {f}
credence {n} (credential or supporting material for a person or claim)  :: [person] aanbeveling {f}, [claim] ondersteuning {f}, bewijs {n}
credence {v} (acceptance of a belief or claim)  :: aanvaarden, aannemen, geloven
credibility {n} (reputation impacting one's ability to be believed)  :: geloofwaardigheid {f}
credible {adj} (authentic or convincing)  :: geloofwaardig
credit {v} (to believe)  :: geloof hechten aan, geloven
credit {v} (to add to an account)  :: crediteren
credit {v} (to acknowledge a contribution)  :: toeschrijven, toedenken
credit {n} (recognition and respect)  :: lof {m}, lofbetuiging {f}
credit {n} (privilege of delayed payment)  :: krediet {n}, betalingsuitstel {n}
credit {n} (one's credit rating)  :: kredietwaardigheid {f}
credit {n} (accounting: amount added to an account)  :: saldo {n}
credit card {n} (card connected to a credit account used to buy goods or services)  :: creditcard {m}, kredietkaart {m} {f}
credulity {n} (gullibility) SEE: gullibility  ::
Cree {prop} (an aboriginal nation of North America)  :: Cree
Cree {prop} (Algonquian language spoken by this people)  :: Cree {n}
creed {n} (that which is believed)  :: geloofsovertuiging {f}
creed {n} (reading or statement of belief that summarizes the faith it represents)  :: geloofsbelijdenis {f}, credo {n}
creed {v} (believe)  :: geloven
creek {n} (small inlet or bay)  :: kreek {m} {f}, slenk {m}
creel {n} (basket)  :: leefnet {n}
creep {v} (to grow across a surface rather than upwards)  :: kruipen
creep {v} (to move slowly and quietly in a particular direction)  :: kruipen
creep {v} (to change or deviate gradually)  :: opschuiven
creep {n} (movement of something that creeps)  :: kruip {m}
creep {n} (informal: annoyingly unpleasant person)  :: griezel {m}, engerd {m}
creep {n} (pejorative: frightening or disconcerting person)  :: engerd {m} {f}
creep {v} (to move slowly with the abdomen close to the ground) SEE: crawl  ::
creepy {adj} (producing a fearful sensation)  :: griezelig
cremation {n} (burning)  :: crematie {f}
crematorium {n} (place where dead bodies are cremated)  :: crematorium {n}
crematory {n} (crematorium) SEE: crematorium  ::
creme de la creme {n} (crème de la crème) SEE: crème de la crème  ::
crenellation {n} (pattern along the top of a parapet through which arrows or other weaponry may be shot)  :: kantelen {m-p}
creole {n} (lect formed from two languages)  :: creools {n}
Creole {n} (descendant of white settlers born in colonized country)  :: creool {m}
creperie {n} (restaurant that specializes in crêpes)  :: crêperie
crescent {n} (figure of the moon)  :: maansikkel, wassenaar {m}
crescent {n} (curved pastry)  :: croissant, sikkelvormige rij huizen
crest {n} (animal’s or bird’s tuft)  :: kuif {f}
crest {n} (plume)  :: pluim {f}
crest {n} (heraldic bearing)  :: helmteken {n}
crest {n} (ridge or top of a wave)  :: kam {m}, golfkam {m}, golftop {m}
crest {n} (summit)  :: kam {m}, bergkam {m}
crestfallen {adj} (sad because of a recent disappointment)  :: beteuterd
Cretaceous {prop} (geologic period within the Mesozoic)  :: Krijt {n}
Cretan {adj} (relating to Crete)  :: Kretenzisch
Cretan {n} (inhabitant)  :: Kretenzer {m}, Kretenzische {f}
Crete {prop} (island)  :: Kreta {n}
cretin {n} (person who fails to develop due to congenital hypothyroidism)  :: cretin {m}
cretin {n} (pejorative: an idiot)  :: idioot {m}
cretinous {adj} (very stupid)  :: imbeciel
crevice {n} (narrow crack)  :: spleet
crew {n} (group of people operating a large facility or piece of equipment)  :: bemanning {f}, ploeg {f}
crew {n} (group of people working on common task)  :: ploeg {f}, team {n}
crew {n} (arts: non-actor members of a theatrical stage production)  :: technisch theaterpersoneel
crew {n} (informal: group of friends or associates)  :: gezelschap {n}, ploeg {f}, team {n}
crew {n} (member of a crew)  :: bemanningslid {n}, teamlid {n}
crew {v} (to be a member of a vessel's crew)  :: (in een bemanning/aan boord) dienen
crew {v} (to supply workers or sailors for a crew)  :: bemannen
crew {v} (nautical: to recruit a crew)  :: een bemanning werven
crib {n} (a child's bed) SEE: cot  ::
crib {n} (a baby’s bed with high sides)  :: wieg {m}
crib {n} (a feeding trough for animals)  :: voederbak, trog {m}
crib {n} (petty theft or plagiarism)  :: plagiaat
crib {n} (notes concealed by a student to aid him/her in test or examination)  :: spiekbriefje {n}
crib {n} (nativity scene) SEE: nativity scene  ::
crib death {n} (the unexplained death of a baby usually while sleeping)  :: wiegendood {m} {f}
crib note {n} (concealed reminder) SEE: cheat sheet  ::
crib sheet {n} (cheat sheet) SEE: cheat sheet  ::
cricket {n} (insect)  :: krekel {m}
cricket {n} (game)  :: cricket {n}
cricket {n} (fair and sportsmanlike act)  :: fair-play
cricket {v} (play the game of cricket)  :: cricketen
crime {n} (act violating the law)  :: misdaad {f}
crime {n} (practice or habit of committing crimes)  :: misdaad {f}
Crimea {prop} (peninsula, see also: Crimean peninsula)  :: de Krim, Krimland
crime against humanity {n} (a large-scale persecution of, or atrocity against a body of people)  :: misdaad tegen de menselijkheid {f} [Netherlands], misdaad tegen de mensheid {f} [Belgium]
Crimean {prop} (Crimea) SEE: Crimea  ::
Crimean Gothic {prop} (Eastern Germanic language spoken in Crimea)  :: Krim-Gotisch {n}
Crimean Tatar {prop} (a Turkic language)  :: Krimtataars {n}, Krims {n}
criminal {adj} (being against the law)  :: misdadig, crimineel, onwettig
criminal {adj} (guilty of breaking the law)  :: misdadig, crimineel
criminal {adj} (of or relating to crime)  :: misdadig, crimineel
criminal {adj} (abhorrent or very undesirable)  :: misdadig, crimineel
criminal {n} (person guilty of a crime, breaking the law)  :: misdadiger {m}, crimineel {m}
criminal law {n} (area of law)  :: strafrecht {n}
criminal offence {n} (crime) SEE: crime  ::
criminal record {n} (a record of past crimes)  :: strafblad {n}
crimson {n} (deep, slightly bluish red)  :: karmijnrood {n}, helrood {n}, dieprood {n}, karmozijn {n}
crimson {adj} (having a deep red colour)  :: karmijnrood, helrood, dieprood
crimson {v} (blush) SEE: blush  ::
crimson tide {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation  ::
cringe {v} (To shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment)  :: in elkaar krimpen
crippled {adj} (having a physical impediment)  :: verminkt
crisis {n} (crucial or decisive point or situation; a turning point)  :: crisis {f}, keerpunt {n}
crisis {n} (unstable situation in political, social, economic or military affairs)  :: crisis {f}
crisis {n} (sudden change in the course of a disease)  :: crisis {f}
crisis {n} (point in a drama at which a conflict reaches a peak before being resolved)  :: breekpunt {n}
crispbread {n} (Nordic-style flat dry bread)  :: knäckebröd
criterion {n} (standard for comparison and judgment)  :: criterium {n}
critic {n} (person who appraises the works of others)  :: criticus {m}
critical {adj} (inclined to find fault)  :: kritisch
critical {adj} (pertaining to or indicating a crisis)  :: kritiek
critical {adj} (extremely important)  :: kritiek
critical {adj} (relating to criticism)  :: kritisch
critical {adj} (likely to go wrong)  :: kritiek
critical {adj} (of the point where a reaction becomes self-sustaining)  :: kritiek
critically {adv} (in a critical manner, with criticism)  :: kritiek
critical mass {n} (amount of fissile material needed to a nuclear chain reaction)  :: kritische massa
criticise {v} (to evaluate)  :: kritiseren, bekritiseren, beoordelen
criticise {v} (to find fault)  :: kritiseren, bekritiseren, afkeuren, hekelen
criticism {n} (act of criticising)  :: kritiek
criticize {v} (to evaluate) SEE: criticise  ::
criticize {v} (to find fault) SEE: criticise  ::
crème brûlée {n} (dessert)  :: crème brûlée
crème de la crème {n} (best of the best)  :: crème de la crème
croak {n}  :: kwak kwak
croak {v} (of a frog, to make its cry)  :: kwaken
croak {v} (slang: to die)  :: de pijp uit gaan, sneven
Croat {n} (citizen of Croatia or person of Croatian ethnicity)  :: Kroaat {m}, Kroate {f}, Kroatische {f}
Croatia {prop} (Country in Europe)  :: Kroatië {n}
Croatian {adj} (of or pertaining to Croatia)  :: Kroatisch
Croatian {n} (person of Croatia)  :: Kroaat {m}, Kroatische {f}, Kroaten {p}
Croatian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: Kroatisch {n}
Croatian Sheepdog {n} (Croatian Sheepdog)  :: kroatische herder
crochet {v} (to make needlework using a hooked needle)  :: haken
crochetwork {n} (crochet) SEE: crochet  ::
crockery {n} (plates, dishes and other eating and serving tableware)  :: servies {n}
crocodile {n} (reptile)  :: krokodil
crocodile clip {n} (alligator clip) SEE: alligator clip  ::
crocodile tear {n} (display of tears that is forced or false)  :: krokodillentranen {f-p}
crocus {n} (plant of genus Crocus)  :: krokus {f}
croissant {n} (a flaky roll or pastry in a form of a crescent)  :: croissant {m}
crone {n} (obsolete: an old woman)  :: besje {f}
crone {n} (an ugly evil-looking or frightening old woman; a hag)  :: heks {f}
cronyism {n} (favoritism to friends without regard for their qualifications)  :: vriendjespolitiek {f}
crook {n} (a criminal who steals)  :: oplichter {m}, oplichtster {f}, zwendelaar {m}, zwendelaarster {f}, afzetter {m}, afzetster {f}, bedrieger {m}, bedriegster {f}
crooked {adj} (figurative: dishonest, illegal)  :: corrupt
croon {v} (To hum or sing softly or in a sentimental manner)  :: neurien
crop {n} (plant grown for food)  :: gewas {n}, voedselgewas {n}, voedselplant {m}
crop {n} (natural production for a specific year)  :: oogst {m}, opbrengst {m}
crop {n} (entire short whip; riding crop)  :: rijzweepje {n}
crop {n} (short haircut)  :: bros {m}
crop {n} (part of bird's or animal’s alimentary tract)  :: krop {m}, keelzak {m}
crop {v} (to cut (hair/tail/ears) short)  :: brosknippen
crop {v} (remove outer parts of (a photograph or image))  :: bijknippen, bijsnijden
crop up {v} (to occur)  :: opduiken, verschijnen
croquet {n} (croquette) SEE: croquette  ::
croquette {n} (food)  :: kroket {f}
crosier {n} (staff of a bishop or abbot)  :: bisschopsstaf
cross {n} (geometrical figure)  :: kruis {n}
cross {n} (wooden post with a perpendicular beam, used for crucifixion)  :: kruis {n}
cross {n} (gesture made by Christians)  :: kruis {n}, kruisteken {n}
cross {n} (hook thrown over opponent's punch)  :: cross
cross {adj} (opposite, opposed to)  :: tegenwerkend, tegenwerkende
cross {adj} (angry, annoyed)  :: geërgerd, geërgerde
cross {v} (go from one side of something to the other)  :: oversteken
cross {v} (travel in a direction or path that will intersect with that another)  :: kruisen
cross {v} (contradict or frustrate the plans of)  :: doorkruisen
crossbar {n} (top of the goal structure)  :: doellat
crossbeam {n} (a horizontal structural beam; a girder)  :: dwarsbalk {m}
cross-border {adj} (taking place across a border)  :: grensoverschrijdend
crossbow {n} (mechanised weapon based on the bow)  :: kruisboog {m}
crosseyed {adj} (having both eyes oriented inward, especially involuntarily)  :: scheel
cross-eyed {adj} (having both eyes oriented inward)  :: scheel
crosshatch {v} (to mark or fill with a crosshatch pattern)  :: arceren
crossing {n} (intersection where roads, lines, or tracks cross)  :: kruising {f}
crossing {n} (voyage across a body of water)  :: oversteek {m}
cross out {v} (to strike out)  :: schrappen
crosspatch {n} (grumpy person)  :: nijdas {m}
cross-pollination {n} (inspiration)  :: kruisbestuiving
cross product {n} (vector product) SEE: vector product  ::
crossroad {n} (crossroads) SEE: crossroads  ::
crossroads {n} (intersection)  :: kruising {f}, kruispunt {n}
cross section {n} (section formed by a plane cutting through an object)  :: doorsnede {f} {m}
cross swords {v} (to fight with someone) SEE: duel  ::
cross the Rubicon {v} (to make an irreversible decision)  :: de Rubicon oversteken
crosstree {n} (a light timber to spread the shrouds)  :: zaling {m}
cross vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults)  :: kruisgraatgewelf {n}, kruisgewelf {n}
crosswalk {n} (place where pedestrians can cross a street)  :: oversteekplaats, zebrapad {n}
crosswise {adv} (transversely)  :: kruislings, kruiselings
crossword {n} (word puzzle)  :: kruiswoordraadsel {n}, kruiswoordpuzzel {m}
crossword puzzle {n} (crossword) SEE: crossword  ::
crotch {n} (area where something forks)  :: aftakking {f}, vork
crotch {n} (area of a person’s body)  :: kruis {n}
crotchet rest {n} (quarter rest) SEE: quarter rest  ::
crotonaldehyde {n} (organic compound)  :: crotonaldehyde
crotonic acid {n} (an unsaturated organic acid)  :: crotonzuur
croup {v} (to croak) SEE: croak  ::
croupier {n} (person who collects bets and pays out winnings at a gambling table)  :: croupier {m}, spelleider {m}, spelleidster {f}
crow {n} (any bird of the genus Corvus)  :: kraai {m}
crow {n} (bar of iron)  :: koevoet
crow {n} (cry of the rooster)  :: hanengekraai
crow {v} (to make the sound of a rooster)  :: kraaien
crow {v} (to utter a sound of joy)  :: kraaien
crowbar {n} (iron or steel bar used as a lever to manually force things apart)  :: koevoet {m}, breekijzer {n}
crowd {n} (group of people)  :: menigte {f}, schare {m} {f}, massa
crowd {n} (group of things)  :: hoop, massa
crowd {n} (the “lower orders” of people)  :: gepeupel {n}, massa, volk {n}
crowd control barrier {n} (device to manage people)  :: dranghek {n}, nadar {m}
crowded {adj} (containing too many of something)  :: overvol
crowfoot {n} (buttercup) SEE: buttercup  ::
crown {n} (royal headdress)  :: kroon {f}
crown {n} (representation of such a headdress)  :: kroon {f}
crown {n} (wreath or band for the head)  :: krans, hoofdband
crown {n} (imperial or regal power)  :: kroon
crown {n} (topmost part of of the head)  :: kruin
crown {n} (highest part of a hill)  :: hoogste punt
crown {n} (top of a hat)  :: bol
crown {n} (centre of a road)  :: midden
crown {n} (highest part of an arch)  :: top
crown {n} (splendor, culmination, acme)  :: kroon
crown {n} (any currency issued by the crown)  :: kroon
crown {n} (anatomy: part of tooth)  :: kroon
crown {n} (dentistry: prosthetic covering for a tooth)  :: kroon
crown {adj} (of, related to, or pertaining to a crown)  :: kroon-, kroons-
crown {v} (to place a crown on the head of)  :: kronen
crown {v} (to formally declare one a king or emperor)  :: kronen, koning kronen
crown {v} (to declare one a winner)  :: bekronen
crown prince {n} (next king)  :: kroonprins {m}, troonsopvolger {m}
crown prince {n} (next emperor)  :: troonsopvolger {m}
crown princess {n} (the heiress apparent to the throne in a monarchy)  :: kroonprinses
crow's nest {n} (open-top shelter atop the foremast for a lookout)  :: kraaiennest {n}
crucian {n} (species of freshwater game fish) SEE: crucian carp  ::
crucian carp {n} (Carassius carassius)  :: kroeskarper {m}
crucible {n} (cup-shaped piece of laboratory equipment)  :: smeltkroes
crucible {n} (heat-resistant container in which metals are melted)  :: smeltkroes
crucible {n} (difficult and trying experience)  :: vuurproef
crucified {adj} (that has been subject to crucifixion)  :: gekruisigd
crucifix {n} (object)  :: kruis {n} (as for crucifixion); crucifix {n}, kruisbeeld {n}
crucifixion {n} (execution by being nailed or tied to an upright cross)  :: kruisiging {f}, kruisdood {f} {m}, dood aan het kruis
crucifixion {n} (death of Christ on cross)  :: de kruisiging {f}, de kruisdood {f} {m}
cruciform {adj} (having the shape of a cross)  :: kruisvormig
cruciform {n} (the shape of a cross)  :: kruisvorm {m}
crucify {v} (to execute a person by nailing to a crucifix)  :: kruisigen
crud {n} (dirt, filth or refuse)  :: rotzooi, smurrie, troep, viezigheid
crud {n} (heavy wet snow on which it is difficult to ski)  :: smurrie
crud {n} (feces)  :: stront, schijterij
crud {n} (contemptible person)  :: rotvent {m}, smeerlap {m}, viezerik {m}
crud {n} (slang for disease)  :: smeerlapperij, viezigheid
crude {n} (crude oil) SEE: crude oil  ::
crude {adj} (being in a natural state)  :: ruw, onbewerkt, ongeraffineerd
crude {adj} (characterized by simplicity)  :: onafgewerkt, rudimentair, primitief
crude {adj} (lacking concealing elements)  :: naakt
crude {adj} (lacking tact or taste)  :: ruw, grof, smakeloos, vulgair
crude {adj} (statistics: in an unanalyzed form)  :: ruw
crude oil {n} (unrefined oil)  :: ruwe olie {f}, aardolie {f}
cruel {adj} (not nice; mean; heartless)  :: wreed, wrede, gemeen, gemene
cruelty {n} (indifference to suffering)  :: wreedheid {f}, wreedte {f}, gruwzaamheid {f}
cruelty {n} (positive pleasure in inflicting suffering)  :: wreedheid {f}, wreedte {f}, gruwzaamheid {f}
cruelty {n} (cruel act)  :: wreedheid {f}
cruise {n} (sea voyage)  :: cruise {m}
cruise {v} (to sail about)  :: varen
cruise {v} (to seek a sexual partner)  :: cruisen
cruiser {n} (class of warships)  :: kruiser {m}
cruiser {n} (passenger ship designed for cruising)  :: cruiseschip {n}
cruise ship {n} (passenger ship)  :: cruiseschip {n}
crumb {n} (small piece of biscuit, cake, etc)  :: kruimel {m}
crumb {n} ((figurative) small amount)  :: kruimel {m}, morzel
crumb {n} (soft internal portion of bread)  :: kruim {n}
crumb {v} (to cover with crumbs)  :: paneren
crumble {v} (to fall apart)  :: uit elkaar vallen, verbrokkelen, verkruimelen
crumble {v} (to render into crumbs)  :: verkruimelen
crumple zone {n} (structural feature of an automobile designed to compress during an accident)  :: kreukelzone
crusade {n} (grand concerted effort)  :: kruistocht {m}
Crusade {n} (campaigns by Christian forces to the Holy Land)  :: kruistocht {m}
crusader {n} (person engaged in a crusade)  :: kruisvaarder {m}
crush {n} (violent crowding)  :: overrompeling, stormloop
crush {n} (crowd control barrier)  :: dranghek {n}
crush {n} (short-lived and unrequited love or infatuation or its object)  :: bevlieging {f}
crush {v} (to press or bruise between two hard bodies)  :: verpletteren, pletten
crush {v} (to reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding)  :: vermalen, vergruizelen
crush {v} (to overwhelm by pressure or weight)  :: verpletteren, vermorzelen
crush {v} (to oppress or burden grievously)  :: verdrukken
crush {v} (to overcome completely)  :: verpletteren, overweldigen
crushed {adj} (pulverised)  :: verpletterd
crushing {adj} (that crushes)  :: verpletterend
crust {n} (any solid, hard surface layer)  :: korst
crust {n} (outer layer of bread)  :: korst
crust {n} (outermost layer of a planet)  :: korst
crustacean {n} (arthropod of the subphylum Crustacea)  :: schaaldier {n}
crusty {adj} (grumpy, short-tempered)  :: nors
crutch {n} (crotch) SEE: crotch  ::
crutch {n} (device to assist in motion as a cane)  :: kruk
crux {n} ((heraldry) cross on a coat of arms) SEE: cross  ::
crux {n} (critical or transitional moment)  :: kruispunt {n}
cry {v} (intransitive: to weep)  :: huilen, wenen (archaic), schreien (archaic), [used for animals; vulgar when applied to people] janken
cry {v} (intransitive: to shout, scream, yell)  :: schreeuwen, gillen, krijsen
cry {v} (transitive: to shout, to scream (words))  :: roepen, schreeuwen, uitroepen
crybaby {n} (baby who cries excessively)  :: huilbaby {m}
crybaby {n} (person whose feelings are easily hurt)  :: aansteller {m}, huilebalk {m}+
cry foul {v} (resent) SEE: resent  ::
cry one's eyes out {v} (to moan) SEE: moan  ::
cry over spilt milk {v} (to worry about unfortunate events which have already happened)  :: gedane zaken nemen geen keer
cryovolcano {n} (cryovolcano)  :: cryovulkanisme
crypt {n} (undergound vault)  :: krocht {f}
cryptography {n} (discipline concerned with communication security)  :: cryptografie {n}, geheimschrift {f}
cryptozoology {n} (study of postulated animals)  :: cryptozoölogie {c}
crystal {n} (array of atoms)  :: kristal {n}
crystal {n} (mineral)  :: kristal {n}
crystal {n} (glassware)  :: kristal {n}
crystal {n} ((used attributively))  :: kristallen
crystal ball {n} (globe used to foretell the future)  :: glazen bol
crystal set {n} (an early kind of radio receiver)  :: kristalontvanger
C-section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section  ::
Côte d'Ivoire {prop} (the Ivory Coast)  :: Ivoorkust
cub {n} (the young of certain animals)  :: welp
Cuba {prop} (country and largest island in Caribbean)  :: Cuba
Cuban {n} (a person from Cuba)  :: Cubaan {m}, Cubaanse {f}
Cuban {adj} (of or pertaining to Cuba)  :: Cubaans
Cuban red macaw {n} (a small parrot)  :: Cubaanse ara
cubbyhole {n} (pigeonhole) SEE: pigeonhole  ::
cubbyhole {n} (glove compartment) SEE: glove compartment  ::
cubbyhole {n} (a small, snug room)  :: verdwijnhoekje {n}
cube {n} (geometry: polyhedron having of six identical square faces)  :: kubus {m}, regelmatig zesvlak {n}
cube {n} (object more or less in the form of a cube)  :: blokje {n}, [suiker] klontje {n}, bouillonblokje {n}
cube {n} (arithmetic: number raised to the third power)  :: derde macht
cube {v} (arithmetic: to raise to the third power)  :: tot de derde macht verheffen
cube {v} (to form into the shape of a cube)  :: tot een kubus vormen
cube {v} (to cut into cubes)  :: in blokjes snijden
cubeb {n} (Piper cubeba)  :: staartpeper {m}
cubic {adj} (in the name of units of volume)  :: kubiek
cubic {adj} (of a polynomial of third degree)  :: derdegraads
cubic {adj} (Having three equal axes and all angles 90°)  :: kubisch
cubic centimetre {n} (a unit of volume)  :: [symbol: cm³] kubieke centimeter
cubic meter {n} (cubic metre) SEE: cubic metre  ::
cubic metre {n} (unit of volume)  :: kubieke meter {m}
cubism {n} (An artistic movement characterized by the depiction of natural forms as geometric structures of planes)  :: kubisme
Cubist {adj} (of, or pertaining to cubism)  :: kubistisch
cubit {n} (anatomy: ulna) SEE: ulna  ::
cuboid {n} (rectangular parallelepiped)  :: balk {m}
cuckold {n} (man married to an unfaithful wife)  :: hoorndrager {m}
cuckold {v} (make a cuckold)  :: bedriegen [wife], onder de kluiten schieten, de hoorns opzetten
cuckoo {n} (the bird)  :: koekoek {m}
cuckoo clock {n} (clock)  :: koekoeksklok {f} {m}
cuckoo spit {n} (frothy mass)  :: koekoeksspuug
cucumber {n} (plant)  :: komkommer {m}
cucumber {n} (edible fruit)  :: komkommer {m}
cud {n} (a portion of food)  :: spijsbrok, spijsbal
cuddle {n} (affectionate embrace)  :: knuffel {c}
cuddle {v} (embrace, lie together snugly)  :: knuffelen
cuddle {v} (cradle in one's arms)  :: knuffelen
cuddly {adj} (Suitable for cuddling)  :: minzaam, hartelijk
cuddly toy {n} (cuddly toy) SEE: stuffed animal  ::
cudgel {n} (a short heavy club with a rounded head used as a weapon)  :: knuppel {m}
cue {n} (straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in games such as billiards, snooker, and pool)  :: keu {c}
cue sport {n} (game played with cue and balls)  :: biljartspel {n}
cuff {n} (the end of a shirt sleeve that covers the wrist)  :: manchet {f}, voormouw
cuff {v} (to handcuff) SEE: handcuff  ::
cufflink {n} (button used to hold a sleeve cuff together)  :: manchetknoop
cuff on the ear {n} (smack on the side of the head)  :: muilpeer, oorvijg, draai om de oren
cuisine {n} (characteristic style of preparing food)  :: keuken {f} {m}
cul-de-sac {n} (blind alley) SEE: dead end  ::
culinary {adj} (relating to the practice of cookery or the activity of cooking)  :: culinair
culminate {v} (astronomy: to reach greatest altitude)  :: dagen, oprijen
culminate {v} (to reach the summit, highest point, peak (level) etc.)  :: culmineren, pieken
culminate {v} (to climax)  :: besluiten, eindigen, culmineren
culminate {v} (to finalize, form climax of)  :: afsluiten, besluiten, beëindigen, finaliseren
culpable {adj} (blameworthy)  :: verwijtbaar, schuldig
culpable homicide {n} (homicide which is culpable but does not rise to the level of murder)  :: dood door schuld {m}
culprit {n} (culprit)  :: schuldige, dader {m}
cult {n} (a sect)  :: sekte {f}
cult {n} (devotion to a saint)  :: cultus {m}
cultivate {v} (grow plants, notably crops)  :: telen, verbouwen
cultivate {v} (nurture)  :: cultiveren, verzorgen
cultivate {v} (turn or stir soil in preparation for planting)  :: bewerken
cultivation {n} (art or act of cultivating)  :: teelt {c}
cultural {adj} (pertaining to culture)  :: cultureel
Cultural Revolution {prop} (Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution)  :: Culturele Revolutie {f}
Cultural Revolution {prop} (Iran's Cultural Revolution)  :: Culturele Revolutie {f}, Cu {f}
Cultural Revolution {prop} (any Cultural Revolution)  :: Culturele Revolutie {f}
cultural studies {n} (diverse field of study)  :: cultuurwetenschappen {p} {f}
cultural wealth {n} (the collection of arts that help to define the culture of a region)  :: culturele rijkdom {f}
culture {n} (arts, customs and habits)  :: cultuur {f}
culture {n} (botany: cultivation) SEE: cultivation  ::
culture shock {n} (state of anxious confusion)  :: cultuurschok {m}
culver {n} (culverin) SEE: culverin  ::
culver {n} (Columba palumbus) SEE: wood pigeon  ::
culverin {n} (handgun)  :: veldslang {f}, culverin {f}
culvert {n} (channel for draining water)  :: duiker {m}, grondzijl {f}, verlaat {n}, zinker {m}
cum {n} (slang: semen)  :: kwakje
cum {v} (slang: have an orgasm; ejaculate)  :: klaarkomen, komen
cumbersome {adj} (burdensome or hindering, as a weight or drag; vexatious; cumbrous)  :: hinderlijk, lastig, moeilijk, moeizaam, zwaar
cumbersome {adj} (not easily managed or handled; awkward)  :: lastig, moeilijk, moeizaam, onhandig, zwaar
cumbersome {adj} (hard, difficult, demanding to handle)  :: lastig, moeilijk, moeizaam
cumbersome {adj} (inert, lumbering, slow in movement)  :: log, lastig
cumin {n} (plant Cuminum cyminum)  :: komijn {m}, kummel {m}
cumin {n} (its seed used as spice)  :: komijn {m}, komijnzaad {n}, kummel {m}
cummerbund {n} (sash)  :: brede ceintuur {f}
cummingtonite {n} (mineral magnesium-iron silicate hydroxide)  :: cummingtoniet
cumulative {adj} (incorporating all data up to the present)  :: cumulatief
cuneiform {adj} (having the form of a wedge)  :: wigvormig
cuneiform {adj} (written in the cuneiform writing system)  :: spijkerschrift {n}, wigschrift {n}
cuneiform {n} (ancient writing system)  :: spijkerschrift {n}, wigschrift {n}
cunnilingus {n} (oral stimulation of female genitals)  :: beffen {n}, cunnilingus {m}, minetten {n}
cunning {adj} (sly)  :: sluw, doortrapt, geslepen, leep
cunning {adj} (skillful)  :: handig, bedreven
cunning {n} (skill of being sly or deceitful)  :: sluwheid
cunning {n} (aptitude)  :: kundigheid {f}
cunt {n} (genitalia)  :: kut {f}
cunt {n} (unpleasant or objectionable person)  :: kutwijf {n} [females only], kut
cup {n} (drinking vessel)  :: beker {m}, kop {m}, mok {f}, tas {f}, jat {f}, kopje {n}
cup {n} (trophy)  :: beker {m}
cup {n} (contest)  :: bekertoernooi {n}
cup {n} (suction cup) SEE: suction cup  ::
cup-bearer {n} (cupbearer) SEE: cupbearer  ::
cupbearer {n} (cup carrier)  :: schenker
cupboard {n} (enclosed storage)  :: kast {f}
Cupid {prop} (god of love, son of Venus)  :: Cupido {m}, Amor {m}
cup of tea {n}  :: kopje thee
cupola {n} (architecture: dome-shaped ornamental structure)  :: koepel {m}
cupola {n} (military: small turret)  :: koepel {m}
cur {n} (inferior dog)  :: mormel {n}
cur {n} (detestable person)  :: hondsvot {m}
curaçao {n} (liqueur)  :: curaçao {m}
Curaçao {prop} (Island)  :: Curaçao
Curaçaoan {adj} (from Curaçao)  :: Curaçaos
Curaçaoan {n} (Someone from Curaçao)  :: Curaçaoënaar {m}, Curaçaose {f}
curator {n} (administrator of a collection)  :: conservator {m}
curb {n} (concrete along the edge of a road) SEE: kerb  ::
curb {v} (restrain, rein in)  :: intomen, beteugelen
curd {n} (part of milk that coagulates)  :: wrongel {f}
curd {v} (curdle) SEE: curdle  ::
curd cheese {n} (cottage cheese) SEE: cottage cheese  ::
curdle {v} (to form or cause to form curds)  :: stremmen
curdle {v} (to coagulate)  :: klonteren
cure {n} (method, device or medication that restores good health)  :: remedie {f}
cure {v} (to restore to health)  :: genezen, helen
cure {v} (to bring (a disease) to an end)  :: genezen, helen
cure {v} (to prepare for keeping or use)  :: conserveren
curer {n} (healer) SEE: healer  ::
curette {n} (spoon-shaped surgical instrument)  :: curette {f}
curfew {n} (a regulation requiring people to be off the streets and in their homes by a certain time)  :: avondklok {f}, uitgangsverbod {n}
curfew {n} (the time when such restriction begins)  :: avondklok {f}, spertijd {m}
curfew {n} (evening bell)  :: avondklok {f}
curio {n} (strange and interesting object)  :: curiosum, curiositeit
curiosity {n} (inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask questions, investigate, or explore)  :: nieuwsgierigheid
curiosity {n} (unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest)  :: curiositeit {f}
curious {adj} (inquisitive)  :: nieuwsgierig
curious {adj} (unusual)  :: apart
curium {n} (chemical element)  :: curium {n}
curl {n} (lock of curling hair)  :: krul {m} {f}
curl {n} (mathematics: vector operator)  :: rotatie
curlew {n} (migratory wading bird)  :: wulp
curly {adj} (having curls)  :: krullig, krullerig
curly {n} (a person or animal with curly hair)  :: krullenbol {m} {f}
curly bracket {n} (character)  :: accolade
curmudgeon {n} (an ill-tempered stubborn person)  :: iezegrim {m}, kankeraar
currant {n} (small dried grape)  :: krent {f}
currant {n} (fruit)  :: aalbes {f}
currency {n} (money or other item used to facilitate transactions)  :: munteenheid {f}, valuta
current {n} (part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction)  :: stroming {f}, stroom {m}
current {n} (time rate of flow of electric charge)  :: stroom {m}
current {adj} (existing or occurring at the moment)  :: huidig, huidige, actueel
current {adj} (generally accepted, used, practiced, or prevalent at the moment)  :: aktueel, aktuele
current account {n} (part of balance of payments)  :: lopende rekening van de betalingsbalans {f}
current account {n} (checking account)  :: zichtrekening {f}, lopende rekening
current affairs {n} (current events) SEE: current events  ::
current events {n} (news items)  :: actualiteiten
currently {adv} (At this moment)  :: momenteel, huidig
curriculum {n} (set of courses and coursework)  :: curriculum {n}
curriculum vitae {n} (written account of one's education, accomplishments, etc.)  :: curriculum vitae {n}, levensloop {m}
curry {n} (dish)  :: kerrieschotel, curryschotel
curry {n} (sauce or relish)  :: kerrie {m}, curry {m}
curry {v} (to groom a horse)  :: roskammen
curry {v} (curry favor) SEE: curry favor  ::
currycomb {n} (a comb or brush used to groom horses)  :: roskam
curry favor {v} (to seek to gain favor by flattery)  :: een wit voetje halen, slijmen
curry ketchup {n} (ketchup with added curry and other spices)  :: curry {m}, curryketchup {m}
currywurst {n} (pork sausage cut into slices seasoned with a curry sauce)  :: curryworst {f}
curse {n} (supernatural detriment)  :: vloek {m}, verwensing
curse {n} (prayer that harm may befall someone)  :: vloek {m}
curse {v} (to place a curse upon)  :: vervloeken, beheksen
curse {v} (to utter a vulgar curse)  :: vloeken
curse word {n} (vulgarity) SEE: swear word  ::
cursive {n} (character)  :: cursief {f}
cursive {n} (manuscript)  :: cursiefje
cursively {adv} (In a cursive manner)  :: cursief, aan elkaar
cursor {n} (GUI: moving icon representing the position of a pointing device)  :: muisaanwijzer {m}, cursor {m}
cursory {adj} (hasty, superficial, careless)  :: haastig, oppervlakkig,, vluchtig
curt {v}  :: kortaf
curtail {v} (to cut short an animal's tail)  :: beknotten, knotten, kortwieken, bekorten, inkorten, verkorten
curtail {v} (to shorten or abridge)  :: beknotten, knotten, kortwieken, bekorten, inkorten, verkorten
curtail {v} (to limit or restrict)  :: beknotten, kort houden, kortwieken, beperken
curtain {n} (piece of cloth covering a window)  :: gordijn {n}
curtain {n} (piece of cloth in a theater)  :: doek {n}
curtsey {n} (small bow of knees and lowered body, usually by a female)  :: nijging {f}
curtsey {v} (to make a curtsey)  :: nijgen
curve {n} (gentle bend)  :: curve {f}, kromming {f}, [road] bocht {m}
curve {n} (geometry: one-dimensional figure)  :: curve {f}, kromme {f}
curve {n} (informal: usually in plural: attractive features of a woman or informal: attractive shape of a woman's body)  :: rondingen {m-p}, figuur {f}
curve {v} (bend, crook)  :: krommen, [pipe] plooien, buigen
curve {v} (bend or turn gradually from a given direction)  :: afbuigen
curve {adj} (crooked) SEE: crooked  ::
curvy {adj} (buxom) SEE: buxom  ::
cushion {n} (soft material in cloth bag)  :: kussen {n}
cushion {n} (absorbent or protective item)  :: kussen {n}
cushion {n} (in cue sports)  :: band
cusp {n} (sharp point or pointed end)  :: piek, spits
cuspidor {n} (spittoon) SEE: spittoon  ::
cuss {v} (to use cursing)  :: vervloeken
custard apple {n} (sugar apple) SEE: sugar apple  ::
custodian {n} (A person entrusted with the custody or care)  :: bewaarder {m}
custodianship {n} (The office, or the duty of a custodian)  :: voogdij
custom {n} (frequent repetition of the same act)  :: manieren, [both mostly plural] gebruiken
custom {n} (habitual buying of goods)  :: klandizie {f}
custom {n} (long-established practice)  :: gewoonte, gebruik
custom {n} (familiar acquaintance; familiarity)  :: bekendheid
custom {n} (the customary toll, tax, or tribute)  :: heffing, tol, accijns
custom {adj} (custom-made)  :: op maat, aangepast
customarily {adv} (normally) SEE: normally  ::
customer {n} (one who purchases or receives a product or service)  :: klant {m}
customer service {n} (act of providing services)  :: klantenservice {m} {f}
customer service {n} (department)  :: klantenservice {m} {f}
customer support {n} (provision of service)  :: klantenondersteuning
custom house {n} (official building, in a port, where customs are collected and shipping is cleared for entry and exit)  :: douane {f}
custom-made {adj} (custom-made)  :: op maat, aangepast
customs {n} (the duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods)  :: douanerechten {n-p}
customs {n} (custom house) SEE: custom house  ::
customs declaration {n} (statement)  :: douane-aangifte {f}
cut {adj} (having been cut)  :: gesneden
cut {adj} (of a gem, carved into a shape)  :: geslepen
cut {n} (opening resulting from cutting)  :: snee
cut {n} (manner or style a garment is fashioned in)  :: snit
cut {n} (slab of meat)  :: stuk {n}
cut {v} (to perform an incision)  :: snijden
cut {v} (to divide with a sharp instrument)  :: snijden
cut {v} (to separate from prior association)  :: scheiden
cut {v} (to remove and place in memory)  :: knippen
cut {v} (to enter a queue in a wrong place)  :: voorsteken
cut {v} (to cease recording)  :: knippen, stoppen
cut {v} (to reduce)  :: snijden in, verminderen
cut {v} (to form or shape by cutting)  :: slijpen
cut {v} (to intersect dividing into half)  :: verdelen
cut {v} (colloquial, not to attend a class)  :: spijbelen
cut {v} (to change direction suddenly)  :: kappen
cut {v} (to divide a pack of playing cards)  :: schudden
cut down {v} (bring down a tree)  :: vellen
cute {adj} (having features mainly attributed to infants and small or cuddly animals)  :: schattig, koddig, lief, zoetjes
cute {adj} (attractive or pleasing in a youthful, dainty, quaint or fun-spirited way)  :: leuk, geestig, guitig, olijk
cute {adj} (dated: mentally keen or discerning; clever, shrewd)  :: knap
cuticle {n} (strip of hardened skin at the base of the finger and toenail)  :: nagelriem
cuticle {n} (outermost layer of skin of vertebrates) SEE: epidermis  ::
cuticula {n} (covering outside epidermis) SEE: cuticle  ::
cutie {n} (a cute person or animal)  :: schatje {n}
cutify {v} (To form skin)  :: huidvorming {f}, wonddichting {f}
cutify {v} (To make cute)  :: verschattigen
cutlass {n} (machete) SEE: machete  ::
cutlass {n} (a short sword with a curved blade)  :: hartsvanger
cutlery {n} (eating and serving utensils)  :: bestek {n}, couvert {n}
cutlet {n} (meat chop)  :: kotelet {f}{m}
cut off one's nose to spite one's face {v} (harm oneself as a result of trying to harm an adversary)  :: wie zijn neus schendt schendt zijn aangezicht
cut one loose {v} (fart)  :: eentje laten vliegen, eentje loslaten
cutting {n} (a leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant)  :: stek {c}
cutting board {n} (chopping board) SEE: chopping board  ::
cuttlefish {n} (any of various squidlike mollusks)  :: zeekat {c}
cut up {v} (to aggressively move in front of another vehicle)  :: snijden
cwm {n} (valley head created through glacial erosion)  :: keteldal {n}, kaar {n}, U-dal {n}
cyan {n} (a colour between blue and green)  :: cyaan {n}, appelblauwzeegroen {n}
cyan {adj} (of the colour cyan)  :: cyaankleurig
cyanogen {n} (organic compound)  :: cyanogeen, cyaan
cyanogen {n} (radical)  :: cyaan
cyber- {prefix} (the Internet or cyberspace)  :: cyber-
cybernetic {adj} (relating to the mathematical study of control)  :: cybernetisch, stuurkundig
cybernetic {adj} (relating to computers and Internet)  :: cyber-, computer-
cybernetics {n} (science of communication and control)  :: cybernetica, cybernetika, stuurkunde
cybernetics {n} (the art/study of controling)  :: stuurkunde
cybernetics {n} (technology related to computers)  :: cybertechnologie
cyborg {n} (person who is part machine)  :: cyborg
Cyclades {prop} (island chain)  :: Cycladen {m-p}
cycle {n} (complete rotation)  :: cyclus {m}
cycle {n} (process)  :: cyclus {m}
cycle {n} (program on a washing machine)  :: programma {n}
cycle {v} (to ride a cycle)  :: fietsen, rijden [general]
cycle {v} (to turn power off and back on)  :: in- en uitschakelen, aan- en uit-/afzetten
cycle {n} (vehicle) SEE: bicycle  ::
cycling {n} (The sport of riding and racing bicycles)  :: wielrennen
cyclist {n} (person who rides a cycle)  :: wielrenner {m}, fietser {m}, wielrijder {m}, wielrenster {f}, wielrijdster {f}
cyclone {n} (rotating system of winds)  :: cycloon {m}, wervelstorm {m}
cyclopropane {n} (the simplest alicyclic hydrocarbon, C3H6)  :: cyclopropaan
cyclopropene {n} (cycloalkene having three carbon atoms)  :: cyclopropeen
cylinder {n} (geometry: surface)  :: cilinder {m}
cylinder {n} (geometry: solid)  :: cilinder {m}
cylinder {n} (any cylindrical object)  :: cilinder {m}
cylinder {n} (cavity or chamber)  :: cilinder {m}
cylinder {n} (part of a revolver which contains chambers for rounds)  :: trommel {f} {m}
cylinder head {n} (part of an internal combustion engine)  :: cilinderkop {m}
cylindrical {adj} (shaped like a cylinder)  :: cilindrisch, cilindervormig
cymbal {n} (a concave plate of brass or bronze that produces a sharp, ringing sound when struck)  :: klankbekken {n}
cymose {adj} (botany: having a flower cluster with stems ending in a flower that opens before those below it)  :: cymeus
cynic {n} (A person who believes that all people are motivated by selfishness)  :: cynicus {m}
cynic {n} (A person whose outlook is scornfully negative)  :: cynicus {m}
cynical {adj} (of or relating to the belief that human actions are motivated by base desires or selfishness)  :: cynisch
cynicism {n} (skeptical, scornful or pessimistic attitude)  :: cynisme {n}
cypress {n} (an evergreen coniferous tree)  :: cipres {m}
Cypriot {n} (Person from Cyprus)  :: Cyprioot
Cypriot {adj} (Of, from or relating to Cyprus)  :: Cypriotisch
Cyprus {prop} (country)  :: Cyprus {n}
Cyrenaica {prop} (province on the North African coast)  :: Cyrenaica
Cyrillic {prop} (a script or alphabet)  :: cyrillisch
cyst {n} (sac which develops in the natural cavities of an organ)  :: cyste
cystoscopy {n} (endoscopy of the urinary bladder)  :: cystoscopie {f}
cyto- {prefix} (regarding cells)  :: cyto-
cytokine {n} (any of various small regulatory proteins)  :: cytokine
cytology {n} (biology: the study of cells)  :: cytologie {f}, celleer de
cytoplasm {n} (contents of a cell excluding the nucleus)  :: cytoplasma {n}
cytoskeleton {n}  :: cytoskelet {n}
cytosol {n} (the solution of a cells cytoplasm)  :: cytosol {n}
Czech {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to the country, people, culture or language)  :: Tsjechisch
Czech {n} (person)  :: Tsjech {m}, Tsjechische {f}
Czech {prop} (language)  :: Tsjechisch
Czechia {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Tsjechië {n}
Czechoslovakia {prop} (former country in Central Europe)  :: Tsjechoslowakije
Czecho-Slovakia {prop} (dated form of Czechoslovakia)  :: Tsjecho-Slowakije
Czech Republic {prop} (country in Central Europe)  :: Tsjechische Republiek, Tsjechië {n}