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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 {n} (a private room on a ship) :: kajuit {f}, roef {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} (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 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 ::
cachexia {n} (systemic wasting of muscle tissue that accompanies a chronic disease) :: cachexie
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 slice {n} :: taartschep {f}
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}
caldography {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing ::
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
California quail {n} (quail) :: californische kuifkwartel
californium {n} (chemical element) :: californium {n}
caliginosity {n} (darkness, obscurity) :: duisternis, obscuriteit
caliginous {adj} (dark, obscure) SEE: dark ::
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 (to say as it is), de dingen bij hun naam noemen (to call things by their names), man en paard noemen (to call man and horse), [Belgium] een kat een kat noemen (to call a cat a cat)
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
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) SEE: bald ::
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) :: leenvertaling {f}
caltrop {n} (weaponry) :: voetangel {m}, kraaienpoot {m}
caltrop {n} (starthistle) :: kalketrip {c}
calve {v} (to give birth to a calf) :: kalven
calve {v} (to assist in giving birth to a calf) :: helpen met het kalven
calve {v} (to give birth to (a calf)) :: ter wereld brengen
calve {v} (to shed a large piece) :: afkalven
calve {v} (to break off) :: loskomen (van)
Calvinism {n} (Christian religious tradition) :: calvinisme {n}
calvous {adj} (lacking most or all of one's hair) SEE: bald ::
calx {n} (calcium oxide) SEE: calcium oxide ::
calyx {n} (the sepals of a flower) :: kelk {m}
cam {n} (camera) SEE: camera ::
cam {n} (mechanical part) :: 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 {n} (the language of the Cambodian people) SEE: Khmer ::
Cambrian explosion {prop} (the rapid appearance, around 541 million years ago, of most major animal phyla) :: Cambrische explosie {f}
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}
camera flash {n} (a device that produces a short flash of light) SEE: flash ::
Cameroon {prop} (country in Central Africa) :: Kameroen {n}
camomile {n} :: kamille
camomile {n} (camomile tea) SEE: camomile tea ::
camomile tea {n} (beverage) :: kamillethee {m}
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}
camphor {n} (white transparent waxy crystalline isoprenoid ketone) :: kamfer {m}
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}
camshaft {n} (a shaft fitted with cams) :: nokkenas {m} {f}
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 {m}
Canadian {prop} (Canadian English) :: Canadees {n}, Canadees-Frans {n} [more precise]
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
canapé {n} (elegant sofa) :: canapé {m}
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
cancelled {adj} (No longer planned or scheduled) :: geannuleerd
cancer {n} (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation) :: kanker {m}
Cancer {prop} (constellation) :: Kreeft
Cancer {prop} (astrological sign) :: Kreeft
cancerogenic {adj} (carcinogenic) SEE: carcinogenic ::
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}
candle holder {n} (candle holder) SEE: candlestick ::
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 {m}, snuiter {m}, domper {m}, dochtschere
candlestick {n} (a holder with a socket or spike for a candle) :: kandelaar {m}
candle wax {n} (any material used to make the body of candles) :: kaarsvet {n}
candlewick {n} SEE: candle ::
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} (type of candy) :: 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} (reaction) :: Cannizzaro-reactie {f}
cannon {n} (artillery piece) :: kanon {n}
cannonball {n} (spherical projectile fired from a smoothbore cannon) :: kanonskogel {m}, bommetje {n}
cannon fodder {n} (military forces considered to be expendable) :: kanonnenvoer {n}, kanonnenvlees {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 {f}, kanteloep {f}
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}
canton {n} (heraldry; one of the ordinaries) :: vrijkwartier {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 {n} (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} (bird of the genus Tetrao) :: auerhoen {n}
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} (cockerel grown for food) :: 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}
CAPTCHA {n} (computerized test) :: captcha
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
carafe {n} (bottle for serving wine, water, or beverages) :: karaf {f}
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 {f}
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}
carbonado {v} (to cut or hack) SEE: cut ::
carbonado {n} (meat or fish that has been scored and broiled) :: carbonade, karbonade
carbonado {n} (impure form of polycrystalline diamond) :: carbonado
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} (precious stone) :: karbonkel {m}
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 ::
carcinogenic {adj} (causing or tending to cause cancer) :: kankerverwekkend
card {n} (resource or an argument, used to 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
cardboard box {n} (container) :: kartonnen doos {f}
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} ((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, bemoederen
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
caregiver {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
caribou {n} (North American reindeer) :: kariboe {m}
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
carious {adj} (decayed, rotten) SEE: rotten ::
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
carny {n} (a person who works in a carnival) :: kermisklant {m}
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} (major artery) :: 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} (outdoor parking area) SEE: parking lot ::
car park {n} (multistorey parking facility) SEE: parking garage ::
Carpathians {prop} (mountainous system in Central Europe) :: Karpaten {p}
carp bream {n} (Abramis brama) :: brasem {m}
carpe diem {proverb} (seize the day) :: pluk de dag
carpenter {n} (carpentry person) :: timmerman {m}, timmervrouw {f}, timmeraar {m}
carpenter bee {n} (Xylocopa) :: houtbij
carpet {n} (a fabric used as a floor covering) :: tapijt {n}, vloerkleed {n}
carpet {n} (any surface or cover resembling a carpet or fulfilling 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 ::
carpet shark {n} (shark of the order Orectolobiformes) :: bakerhaai
carphone {n} :: autotelefoon
carpus {n} (the group of bones that make up the wrist) :: handwortelbeen
carrack {n} (ship) :: kraak
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 {n} (company in the business of shipping freight) :: vervoerder {m}
carrier {n} (person or organism that has inherited a trait or disease but displays no symptoms) :: drager {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}, wagen {m}
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} (box-like container) :: karton
carton {n} (A carton of cigarette packs) :: slof
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}
carve {v} (shape a work by cutting) :: beeldsnijden
car wash {n} (place at which a car is washed, often mechanically) :: wasstraat {f}
Casablanca {prop} (city) :: Casablanca
cascade {n} (waterfall) :: waterval
case {n} (actual event, situation, or fact) :: geval {n}
case {n} (instance or event as a topic of study) :: geval
case {n} (legal proceeding) :: rechtszaak, proces {n}
case {n} (grammar: set of grammatical cases or their meanings) :: naamval {m}
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 {f}, rechtspraak {f}, rechtersrecht {n}
casemate {n} (bombproof chamber as part of fortification) :: kazemat
casement {n} (casemate) SEE: casemate ::
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 receives 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 ::
casino {n} (public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling) :: casino {n}, speelhuis {n}
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} (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} (type of soap) :: Castilië zeep {f}
Castilian {prop} (language) :: Castiliaans {n}, Spaans {n}
cast in concrete {adj} (solidly established) :: in beton gegoten
casting {n} (manufacturing process using a mold) :: gieting {f}
castle {n} (fortified building) :: kasteel {n}, fort {n}, burcht {f}, slot {n}
castle {v} (chess) :: rokeren
castle {n} (chess piece) SEE: rook ::
castle in the air {n} (desire, idea, or plan unlikely to ever be 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
casual {adj} (careless) :: achteloos
casualty {n} (person) :: slachtoffer
cat {n} (spiteful woman) SEE: bitch ::
cat {n} (type of fish) SEE: catfish ::
cat {n} (cat-o'-nine-tails) SEE: cat-o'-nine-tails ::
cat {n} (domestic species) :: huiskat, kat {m}, poes {f}, kater {m}
cat {n} (member of the family Felidae) :: kat, katachtige, felien
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 {n} (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
cataplasm {n} (poultice) SEE: poultice ::
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}
cat burglar {n} (Burglar) :: geveltoerist {m}
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} (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}
catch up {v} (To bring someone else up to date with the news) :: bijpraten
catchy {adj} (instantly appealing and memorable) :: aanstekelijk, pakkend
catechist {n} :: catecheet {m}, catechist {m}
catechumen {n} (convert to 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, bevrijdend
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} (24 particular churches in full communion with the Pope as the Bishop of Rome) :: Katholieke Kerk {f}
Catholicism {n} (faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church) :: katholicisme {n}, Katholizism
catholicity {n} (Catholicism) SEE: Catholicism ::
cation {n} (a positively charged ion) :: kation {n}
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}
cattle egret {n} (cattle egret) :: koereiger {m}
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} (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} (to undermine) :: ondermijnen
cave {interj} (beware!) :: opgepast
caveat {n} (warning) :: waarschuwing {f}
caveat {n} (qualification or exemption) :: voorbehoud {n}, uitzondering {f}
cave bear {n} (Ursus spelaeus) :: holenbeer {m}, grottenbeer {m}
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 {n} (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
cease-fire {n} (in warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose) :: staakt-het-vuren {n}
Cebuano {n} (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} (act or process of showing gratitude, appreciation or remembrance) :: gedachtenis, herdenking, viering {f}
celebration {n} (social gathering for entertainment and fun) :: festiviteit, feest, fuif, viering {f}
celebrity {n} (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
celestial sphere {n} (abstract sphere of infinite radius) :: hemelbol {m}
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 {adj} (of, relating to, consisting of, or resembling a cell or cells) :: cellulair
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}
cenote {n} (deep natural well or sinkhole) :: cenote {m}
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}
censurer {n} (censor) SEE: censor ::
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}
CEO {n} (chief executive officer) :: bestuursvoorzitter
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 ::
cerebral cortex {n} (layer of the brain) :: hersenschors {c}
cerebral palsy {n} (group of non-contagious conditions) :: cerebrale parese, hersenverlamming, diplegia spastica infantilis
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) :: cervixkapje {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
cessionary {n} (one who receives a cession) SEE: assignee ::
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}
chain smoker {n} (one who smokes continuously) :: kettingroker {m}
chain smoker {n} (one who habitually smokes a lot) :: kettingroker {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 ::
Chaldean Catholic Church {prop} (an Eastern Catholic particular church) :: Chaldeeuws-Katholieke Kerk {f}
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}
chalk and cheese {n} (superficially alike but different) :: het verschil van dag en nacht {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
challenger {n} (one who challenges) :: uitdager {m}
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}
championship {n} (position of champion, or winner) :: 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} (senior secretary or official with administrative or legal duties, sometimes in charge of some area of government) :: kanselier
chancellor {n} (head of 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 hop {v} (zap) SEE: zap ::
Channel Islands {prop} (group of islands in the English Channel) :: de Kanaaleilanden
channel surf {v} (zap) SEE: zap ::
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) :: chaoe {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}
char {v} (to burn something to charcoal) :: verkolen
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 ::
charter {n} (document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc) :: handvest
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} (steak cut from a beef tenderloin) :: biefstuk van de haas {m}, biefstuk van ossenhaas {m}, chateaubriand {m}
chatelaine {n} (chain or clasp worn at the waist by women) :: chatelaine
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
chatterbox {n} (one who chats or talks to excess) :: kletskous {m} {f}
Chattian {prop} (a subdivision of the Oligocene epoch) :: Chattien
chauffeur {n} (a person employed to drive a motor car) :: privéchauffeur {m}
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
cheat {n} (someone who is dishonest or cheats) :: bedrieger
cheat {n} (card game) :: liegen
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 {adj} (of or pertaining to Chechnya) :: Tsjetsjeens
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}, beurtbalkje {n}
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} (translations to be checked: 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
cheer up {interj} (an encouragement) :: kop op
cheese {n} (dairy product) :: kaas {m}
cheeseburger {n} (hamburger with cheese) :: kaasburger {m} {f}
cheesecake {n} (dessert food) :: kwarktaart {m} {f}, kaastaart {m} {f}
cheese knife {n} (knife for cutting cheese) :: kaasmes {n}
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
chef's knife {n} (kitchen utensil) :: koksmes {n}
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}
chequy {adj} (heraldry; chequered) :: geschakeerd
cherish {v} (to treat with affection, nurture with care) :: koesteren
cherish {v} (to have a deep appreciation of) :: koesteren
cherish a snake in one's bosom {v} (nourish a viper in one's bosom) SEE: nourish a viper in one's bosom ::
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 picker {n} (boom lift for lifting people) :: hoogwerker {m}
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} (type of cheese) :: 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 coop {n} (small building for poultry) SEE: henhouse ::
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]
childcare {n} (supervising young children) :: kinderopvang {m}
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) :: kindertaal {f}
childlessness {n} (the state of being childless) :: kinderloosheid {f}
childminder {n} (person who looks after other people's children) :: oppas {m}, kinderoppas {m}, babysitter {m}, babysitster {f}
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
chiliasm {n} (belief in an earthly thousand-year period of peace and prosperity) :: chiliasme {n}, millennialisme {n}
chili oil {n} (condiment) :: chiliolie {m} {f}
chili pepper {n} (fruit) :: chilipeper {m}
chill {v} (to relax, lie back) :: chillen
chilli {n} (chili) SEE: chili ::
chilly {adj} (cold enough to cause shivering, or suddenly cold) :: kil, fris
chilly {adj} (distant and cool; 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 ::
chinaberry {n} (bead tree) SEE: bead tree ::
chinchilla {n} (rodent) :: chinchilla {f} {m}
chinchilla {n} (fur) :: chinchilla {n}
Chinese {n} (any language spoken in China, see also: Literary Chinese; Mandarin; Cantonese; Wu; Min Nan) :: Chinees {n}
Chinese {n} (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 {n} (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 ::
Chinese river dolphin {n} (baiji) SEE: baiji ::
Chinese white dolphin {n} (baiji) SEE: baiji ::
Chinglish {adj} (resembling English influenced by Chinese) :: Chinees Engels
Chink {n} (offensive: Chinese person) :: spleetoog {m} {f} [offensive term for any Asian person]
chinstrap penguin {n} (Pygoscelis antarcticus) :: stormbandpinguïn {m}, kinbandpinguïn {m}, keelbandpinguïn {m}
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}
chip fork {n} (chip fork) :: frietvorkje {n}
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} (capital city and a municipality of Moldova) :: Chisinau
chiton {n} (mollusc) :: keverslak {f}, chiton {m}
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}
chivvy {v} (to coerce) SEE: coerce ::
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 cake {n} (cake containing chocolate) :: chocoladetaart {m} {f}
chocolate chip {n} (small piece of chocolate) :: chocoladevlok {m} {f}
chocolate egg {n} (Easter treat) SEE: Easter egg ::
chocolate milk {n} (milk drink flavored with chocolate) :: chocolademelk
chocolate spread {n} (a chocolate-flavored pasted) :: chocoladepasta, choco, chocopasta
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
cholesterol {n} (an essential component of mammalian cell membranes) :: cholesterol {m} {n}
chondroblast {n} (1. A cell which originates from a mesenchymal stem cell and forms chondrocytes) :: chondroblast
chondrocyte {n} (cell) :: 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, see also: stringed instrument) :: 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 light {n} (Christmas lights) :: kerstverlichting {f}
Christmas season {n} (Christmas season, yuletide, Christmastide) :: kersttijd {m}
Christmastide {n} (Christmas season) SEE: Christmas season ::
Christmastime {n} (the Christmas season) :: kersttijd {m}
Christmas tree {n} (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}
chroneme {n} (chroneme) :: chroneem {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
chronology {n} (determining the order of events) :: chronologie {f}
chronology {n} (arrangement into chronological order) :: chronologie {f}, tijdsorde {f}, tijdrekenkunde {f}, tijdrekening {f}
chronophagous {adj} (time-consuming) SEE: time-consuming ::
chrysalis {n} (the pupa of a butterfly or moth) :: pop {f}
chub {n} (Leuciscus cephalus) :: kopvoorn {m}
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, in zijn/haar nopjes, verrukt
chukar {n} (partridge) :: Aziatische steenpatrijs
chunk {n} (a part of something) :: stuk {n}, brok, klomp
Chunnel {prop} (Channel Tunnel) SEE: Channel Tunnel ::
chur {interj} (voicing of thanks) SEE: thanks ::
chur {interj} (parting salutation) SEE: bye ::
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}
Church Father {n} (authoritative ancient male Christian author) :: kerkvader {m}
churchgoer {n} (one who goes to church) :: kerkganger {m}, kerkbezoeker {m}
churchical {adj} (pertaining to or characteristic of church) SEE: ecclesiastical ::
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} (geometry: set of points that are equally distant from a center) :: cirkel {m}, kring {m}
circle {n} (geometry: set of all points in a plane within a radius) :: cirkel {m}
circle {n} (curve approximating part or all of a circle) :: kring
circle {n} (specific group of persons) :: kring, groep
circle {n} (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
circle {n} (orbit) SEE: orbit ::
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}
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}
cirque {n} (something in the shape of a circle) SEE: circle ::
cirque {n} (curved depression in a mountainside) :: keteldal {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) SEE: citrus fruit ::
citrus fruit {n} (fruit of genus Citrus) :: 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 military 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) :: civiel recht {n}, burgerlijk recht {n}
civil law {n} (legal system contrasting with common law) :: continentaal recht {n}, Romaans-Germaans recht {n}
civil rights {n} (rights deserved by all people under all circumstances) :: burgerrechten
civil servant {n} (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 {n} (new statement of truth made about something) :: bewering
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} (cognates and transliterations of the name Clara) :: 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 {adj} (literature etc) :: klassiek
classical guitar {n} (guitar used primarily for classical music) :: klassieke gitaar {f} {m}
Classical Latin {prop} (Latin language as spoken and written formally) :: Klassiek Latijn {n}
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 at 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 {adv} (fully and completely) :: schoon, proper
clean {adj} (empty) SEE: empty ::
cleaner {n} (person who cleans) :: schoonmaker {m}
cleaner {n} (substance used for cleaning) :: reinigingsmiddel {n}, reiniger {m}
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}
cleave {v} (transitive to split or sever) :: klieven
cleave {v} (intransitive to split) :: splitsen
cleaver {n} (a squarish knife used for hacking) :: mes {n}, hakmes {n}
clef {n} (musical symbol) :: sleutel {m}
cleft {n} (opening made or as if made by splitting) :: spleet {f}, kloof {f}
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}
cleric {n} (clergy member) :: 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 ::
climax {n} (point of greatest intensity or force) :: hoogtepunt {n}
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}
clitic {n} (morpheme attached to another word) :: cliticum {n}
clitoral hood {n} (fold of skin) :: clitorishoed, clitoriskap
clitoris {n} (elongated erectile organ) :: clitoris {f}, kittelaar {m}
cloaca {n} (anatomical feature of birds etc) :: cloaca {f}
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, klokkenmaakster {f}, horlogemaker {m}, horlogemaakster {f}, uurwerkmaker {m}, uurwerkmaakster {f}
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, bijna telt niet
closed {adj} (not open) :: gesloten, dicht, afgesloten, toe
closed {adj} (not 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
cloud {n} (mass of dust, steam or smoke) :: wolk
cloudberry {n} (fruit) :: kruipbraam, gele bosbraam
cloudburst {n} (sudden heavy rainstorm) :: wolkbreuk {f}
clouded {adj} (filled with clouds) :: bewolkt
clouded leopard {n} (medium sized arboreal cat) :: nevelpanter {m}
cloud nine {n} (state of bliss) :: zevende hemel
cloud nine {n} (state of fantastic or impractical dreaming) SEE: head in the clouds ::
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
clueless {adj} (lacking knowledge or understanding) :: onnozel
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 {m}, trainer {m}, trainster {f}
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} (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} (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}
cocky {adj} (overly self-confident and boastful) :: overmoedig
cocoa {n} (hot drink) :: cacao {m}
cocoa {n} (powder) SEE: cocoa powder ::
cocoa bean {n} (seed of the cocoa plant) :: cacaoboon
cocoa butter {n} (fat from cocoa bean) :: cacaoboter
cocoa powder {n} (powder from cocoa solids) :: cacao {m}, cacaopoeder {n}
coco-de-mer {n} (tree) :: coco de mer
cocona {n} (plant) :: orinoco {m}
cocona {n} (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
co-ed {n} (dated: young woman who attends college) :: studente {f}
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 in which a dead person is buried) :: 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 ::
cohabit {v} (live together as if married) :: samenleven, cohabiteren
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
cohesion {n} (the state of cohering, or of sticking together) :: cohesie {f}, samenhang {m}
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 or nut) SEE: kola ::
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} (a short period with a considerable fall in temperature) :: koudegolf {m}
cole {n} (cabbage) SEE: cabbage ::
colectomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: colectomie
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) :: zekerheid {f},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
collect {v} (to form a conclusion) :: concluderen, opmaken
collect {v} (to infer, conclude) :: concluderen, opmaken
collected {adj} (Cool-headed, emotionally stable, in focus) :: kalm, rustig, bedaard,
collection {n} (set of items) :: collectie {f}
collection {n} (activity of collecting) :: verzamelen {n}
collection {n} (gathering of money for charitable or other purposes) :: inzameling {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}
college town {n} (town or city dominated by its university population) :: universiteitsstad {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}, samenspanning {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
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} (asleep) SEE: asleep ::
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
comb {n} (structure of cells made by bees) SEE: honeycomb ::
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 chamber {n} (space in a heat engine) :: verbrandingskamer {m} {f}
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 together {v} (to assemble, congregate) :: bijeenkomen, samenkomen
come to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind ::
come to pass {v} (to happen, to occur) :: gebeuren
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 {n} (act of arriving; an arrival) :: komst {f}
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}
commando {n} (small fighting force) :: commando {m}
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} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
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, see also: assignee) :: 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 alder {n} (black alder) SEE: black alder ::
common ash {n} (Fraxinus excelsior) :: gewone es {m}
common blackbird {n} (Turdus merula) SEE: blackbird ::
common buzzard {n} (Genus Buteo) :: buizerd
common crane {n} (Grus grus) :: kraanvogel {m}
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 kingfisher {n} (Alcedo atthis) :: ijsvogel {m}
common knowledge {n} (special kind of knowledge for a group of agents) :: gemeenschappelijke kennis {f}
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 moorhen {n} (Gallinula chloropus) :: waterhoen {n}
common noun {n} (noun that denotes any member or all members of a class) :: soortnaam {m}
commonplace {n} (platitude or cliché) :: gemeenplaats {m}
common raven {n} (Corvus corax) :: raaf
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
common snipe {n} (the species Gallinago gallinago) :: watersnip
common swift {n} (Apus apus) :: gierzwaluw {f}
common tern {n} (Sterna hirundo) :: visdief
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} (alliance of former Soviet republics) :: Gemenebest van Onafhankelijke Staten {n}, GOS {n}
Commonwealth of Virginia {prop} :: Gemenebest van Virginia
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 sharing a common understanding) :: gemeenschap {f}
community {n} (residential or religious collective) :: commune, gemeenschap {f}
community {n} ((ecology) group of interdependent organisms) :: gemeenschap {f}
community {n} (condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common) :: 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} (chamber) :: ruimte {f}
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 service) :: compensatie {f}, smartengeld {n}
compensation {n} (equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the sale of real estate) :: Compensatie {f}
compensatory lengthening {n} (lengthening of a vowel which occurs when a following consonant is lost) :: compensatierekking {f}
compere {n} (master of ceremonies) SEE: master of ceremonies ::
compersion {n} (taking joy in seeing a loved one love another) :: jaliefgevoel {n}, compersie {f}
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 {n}
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 respect) :: 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 accomplish, fulfil) :: 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, samenstelling {f}
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
compostable {adj} (suitable for compost) :: composteerbaar
compost heap {n} (pile of organic 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
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} (to 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 says no {phrase} (popular phrase for an attitude in customer service) :: computer zegt nee
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}
concept album {n} (album) :: conceptalbum {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 (actual, real)) :: 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
concurrent {adj} (belonging to the same period; contemporary) :: hedendaags
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 {n} (traffic cone) SEE: traffic cone ::
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} (bestow) :: toekennen, schenken
confer {v} (discuss, consult) :: overleggen, consulteren
confer {v} (collect) :: verzamelen
confer {v} (conduce) :: bijdragen
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} (indicator) :: bevestiging {f}
confirmation {n} (verification) :: bevestiging
confirmation {n} (Christian ceremony or sacrament) :: vormsel
confirmed {adj} (verified or ratified) :: bevestigd
confiscate {v} (take possession of by authority) :: 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
conformance {n} (act of conforming) :: conformiteit
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 up; to puzzle; to bewilder) :: verbijsteren
confuse {v} (to mistake one thing for another) :: verwarren, in de war brengen, dooreenhalen
confuse {v} (to mix thoroughly) :: 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
congruent {adj} (harmonious) SEE: harmonious ::
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} (in some languages, one of several classifications of verbs) :: vervoeging {f}
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, plichtsbewust, gewetensvol
conscientious objector {n} (someone refusing to fight in an armed conflict because of religious or moral principles) :: gewetensbezwaarde {m} {f}
conscious {adj} (alert, awake) :: bij bewustzijn, alert, wakker
conscious {adj} (aware of or alert to, sensitive to) :: 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) :: gevolg {n}, consequentie {f}
consequence {n} (result of actions, especially unpleasant) :: gevolg {n}
consequent {adj} (as a result) :: met als gevolg
consequent {adj} (of or pertaining to consequences) :: hiermee gepaard gaande
consequent {n} (following event) :: 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
conservatism {n} (political philosophy that favors maintaining limited government involvement) :: conservatisme {n}
conservative {adj} (cautious) SEE: cautious ::
conservativism {n} (conservatism) SEE: conservatism ::
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} (degree of viscosity of something) :: consistentie {f}
consistency {n} (logic: state of a system of axioms) :: samenhang {m}
consistent {adj} (of a regularly occurring, 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}, Tijn
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}
consternation {n} (amazement or horror; terror, combined with amazement; dismay) :: consternatie {f}, verbijstering {f}
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 {n} (part, or component of a whole) :: bestanddeel {n}
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 {adj} (relating to the constitution) :: grondwettelijk, constitutioneel
constitutional {adj} (conforming to the constitution) :: grondwettelijk, constitutioneel
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]
Conté {n} (drawing medium) :: Conté
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 {n} (a very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods) :: container {m}, vrachtcontainer {m}
container-deposit {n} (deposit on beverage or other containers) :: statiegeld
contaminant {n} (that which contaminates) :: smetstof {m} {f}
contamination {n} (The act or process of contaminating) :: verontreiniging {f}
contamination {n} (A grammatical blend) :: contaminatie {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 that there is no cardinality between that of and that of ) :: 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 ::
contraception {n} (use of a device or procedure) :: anticonceptie
contraceptive {n} (means by which impregnating a woman can be prevented) :: voorbehoedmiddel {n}
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}
contraction {n} (linguistics: process whereby one or more sounds of a free morpheme are lost or reduced) :: samentrekking {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
contradictorily {adv} (in a contradictory manner) :: tegensprekend
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 {v} (quality of being suitable, useful or convenient) :: geschikt
convenience {v} (anything that makes for an easier life) :: handig
convenience {v} (convenient time) :: wanneer het goed uitkomt
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} (expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people) :: gesprek {n}
converse {v} (to engage in conversation) :: converseren
converse {n} (opposite) :: tegenovergestelde
conversely {adv} (with a reversed relationship) :: juist, omgekeerd
conversely {adv} (from another point of view) SEE: on the other hand ::
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} {f}
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
convulse {v} (to suffer violent uncontrollable contractions of the muscles) :: stuiptrekken
coo {n} (murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon) :: koeren [nominalized], roekoe {n}
coo {v} (to make a soft murmuring sound) :: 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
cooker {n} (cooking apple) SEE: cooking apple ::
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} (looking or seeming identical) :: gietvormig, doorsnee, standaard, modelvormig
cookie jar {n} (a vessel for storing food) :: koekjestrommel
Cookie Monster {prop} (Sesame Street character) :: Koekiemonster {m}
cooking apple {n} (apple primarily used for making pies, crumbles or sauces) :: stoofappel {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 glasses {n} (sunglasses) SEE: sunglasses ::
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}, flik {m}, smeris {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 ::
coppersmith {n} (person) :: kopersmid {m}
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) :: kopie {f}, afschrift {n}
copy {n} (imitation, sometimes of inferior quality) :: kopie {f}, namaak, nabootsing
copy {n} (journalism: text to be typeset) :: kopij {f}
copy {n} (marketing: output of copywriter) :: kopij {f}
copy {n} (text of newspaper articles) :: kopij {f}
copy {n} (printed edition of a book or magazine) :: exemplaar {n}
copy {v} (produce something identical) :: kopiëren nabootsen, nadoen, naäpen
copy {v} (place a copy in memory) :: kopiëren
copy {v} (imitate) :: kopiëren nabootsen, nadoen, naäpen
copy {v} (radio term) :: ontvangen
copy {n} (writing paper of a particular size) SEE: bastard ::
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
coquina {n} (soft form of limestone) :: coquina
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} (book 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}
cork {n} (cork oak) SEE: cork oak ::
cork oak {n} (a type of evergreen oak tree, Quercus suber) :: kurkeik
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}
corncrake {n} (the bird Crex crex) :: kwartelkoning {m}
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 flag {n} (flag marking the corner of a playing field) :: hoekvlag {f}
corner kick {n} (in soccer) :: hoekschop {c}
corner shop {n} (small retail store) SEE: convenience store ::
cornerstone {n} (ceremonial stone) :: hoeksteen {m}
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
coronary artery {n} (artery) :: kransslagader {f}
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}
corporation {n} (paunch) SEE: paunch ::
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 wrong 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) :: corresponderen
correspond {v} (To exchange messages) :: 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
corrida {n} (bullfight) SEE: bullfight ::
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}
corselet {n} (thorax) SEE: thorax ::
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} (person who advises people on cosmetics and other beauty treatments) :: schoonheidsspecialist {m}, schoonheidsspecialiste {f}
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 {n} (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 {v} (to incur a charge, a price) :: kosten
cost {n} (amount of money, time, etc.) :: kost
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}
cotter pin {n} (pin or wedge inserted through a slot) SEE: cotter ::
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}
coua {n} (bird of the genus Coua) :: coua
coucal {n} (bird of the genus Centropus) :: spoorkoekoek
couch {n} (furniture for seating of more than one person) :: sofa
couch {n} (couch grass) SEE: couch grass ::
couch grass {n} (species of grass) :: kweek {m} {f}
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}
count on {v} (rely upon, trust, or expect) :: rekenen op
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}, buitengebied
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 {v} (Flow) :: vloeien
course {v} (Pursue) :: achtervolgen, achternazitten
course {n} (golf course) SEE: golf course ::
course {n} (menses) SEE: menses ::
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) :: beleefdheids-, 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}
covenant {n} (binding agreement) :: verbond {n}
cover {n} (lid) :: deksel {n}, kap {f}
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}
cowabunga {interj} (expression of joy) SEE: yes ::
cowabunga {interj} (expression of amazement or enthusiasm) SEE: wow ::
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}
cowlick {n} (unruly lock of hair) :: weerborstel {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 ::
Cowper's fluid {n} (Cowper's fluid) :: voorvocht {n}
cowpie {n} (cow excrement) :: koeienvlaai {m}
cowrie {n} (cowry) SEE: cowry ::
cowry {n} (any mollusc of the genus Cypraea) :: kauri
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
cozen {v} (to cheat, defraud) :: bedriegen
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 ::
Cracow {prop} (city) :: Krakau {n}
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, to hold gently and 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; force) 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} ((anatomy) braincase or neurocranium) :: hersenpan
crank {n} (a bent piece of an axle or shaft, or an arm attached to the end of a shaft or wheel, used to impart a rotation) :: zwengel {m}, krukas {m} {f}
crank {n} (pseudoscience advocate) :: aluhoedje, complotdenker
crank {v} (to turn by means of a crank) :: aanzwengelen
crank {v} (to turn a crank) :: zwengelen
crankshaft {n} (rotating shaft that drives a crank) :: krukas {f}
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
crash barrier {n} (barrier on the side of a road) :: vangrail {m} {f}
crass {adj} (coarse; crude; not refined, insensitive) :: grof, ruw, ongevoelig, insensibel
crass {adj} (materialistic) :: materialistisch
crass {adj} (dense) :: dicht, opeengepakt
-crat {suffix} (participant) :: -craat
-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 {n} (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
credentials {n} (documentary evidence of someone's right to credit or authority) :: geloofsbrief {m}
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, vermelden
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} (to believe, credit, see also: believe) :: geloven
creek {n} (small inlet or bay) :: kreek {m} {f}, slenk {m}
creel {n} (osier basket to hold fish) :: 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}
creosote bush {n} (creosote bush) :: kreosootstruik {m}
creperie {n} (restaurant that specializes in crêpes) :: crêperie
crepuscular {adj} (active at or around dusk, dawn or twilight) :: schemeractief
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 or decoration on a helmet) :: 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} (non-officer nautical personnel) :: schepeling {m}
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 {n} (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} (the harsh cry of various birds, particularly the raven or crow) SEE: caw ::
croak {v} (of a raven, to make its cry) SEE: caw ::
croak {v} (of a frog, to make its cry) :: kwaken
croak {v} (slang: to die) :: de pijp uit gaan, sneven
Croat {n} (language) SEE: Croatian ::
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 {n} (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, lies, cheats or does other dishonest or illegal things) :: 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) :: neuriën
croon {n} (soft or sentimental hum or song) :: smartlap {m}
crooner {n} (one who croons) :: smartlapzanger {m}, volkszanger {m}
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
cross {prep} (across) SEE: across ::
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 {n} (pattern of crossing lines) :: arcering {f}
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}
crossroads {n} (decisive turning point) :: keerpunt {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 cap {n} (type of bottle cap) :: kroonkurk {m} {f}
crown cork {n} (crown cap) SEE: crown cap ::
crowning {n} (act of crowning) SEE: coronation ::
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} (that intentionally causes pain and suffering) :: 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} (love or infatuation or its object (often short-lived or unrequited)) :: 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
cry {v} (intransitive: to utter animal sounds) :: roepen
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 out {v} (to shout in a loud voice due to pain, fear, or unhappiness) :: schreeuwen
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
crystalize {v} (crystallize) SEE: crystallize ::
crystallize {v} (to make something form into crystals) :: kristalliseren
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} (food chewed for a second time by ruminants) :: 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, knuffel-
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
culinary art {n} (art of preparing food) :: kookkunst {f}
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} (broad sash) :: brede ceintuur {f}
cummingtonite {n} (mineral magnesium-iron silicate hydroxide) :: cummingtoniet {m}
cumulative {adj} (incorporating all data up to the present) :: cumulatief
cumulus {n} (white puffy cloud) :: stapelwolk {m} {f}
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}
cunning folk {n} (professional or semi-professional practitioner of magic) :: toverdokters {m-p}, duivelbanners {m-p}
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}
cupboard {n} (a cabinet, closet, or other piece of furniture intended for storing cookware, dishware, or food) :: keukenkast {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}
curare {n} (a substance containing the alkaloid D-tubocurarine) :: curare {n}
curator {n} (administrator of a collection) :: conservator {m}
curb {n} (concrete along the edge of a road) SEE: kerb ::
curb {v} :: intomen, beteugelen
curb {v} (rein in) SEE: rein in ::
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 {f}
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