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d10 {abbr} :: d10
d12 {abbr} :: d12
d20 {abbr} :: d20
d4 {abbr} :: d4
d6 {n} :: d6
d8 {n} :: d8
daalder {n} (historic Dutch currency) :: daalder {m}
dab {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint ::
dabble {v} (to cause splashing by moving a body part in soft mud, water, etc.) :: dompelen, spetteren
dabble {v} (to participate in a casual or superficial way) :: liefhebberen, als liefhebberij hebben
dace {n} (Leuciscus leuciscus) :: serpeling
dacha {n} (Russian villa or summer house) :: datsja
dachshund {n} (breed of dog) :: teckel {m}, dashond {m}
Dacia {prop} (ancient kingdom and Roman province) :: Dacië
Dacian {n} (member of an ancient Indo-European ethnic group of Dacia) :: Daciër
Dacian {prop} (language) :: Dacisch
dacite {n} (an igneous, volcanic rock with a high iron content) :: daciet {f}
dactyloscopy {n} (forensic analysis of fingerprints) :: dactyloscopie {f}
dad {n} (informal a father) :: pappa
Dada {n} (cultural movement, see also: dadaism) :: dadaïsme {n}, dada {n}
dadaism {n} (cultural movement, see also: Dada) :: dadaïsme {n}
daddy {n} (father) :: papa {m}, pappa {m}, pappie {m}, vake {m} [Flemish]
daffodil {n} (flower) :: narcis {f}
Daffy Duck {prop} (comic duck) :: Daffy Duck
dagger {n} (a stabbing weapon) :: dolk {m}
dagger {n} (a text character) :: kruis {n}
dago {n} (person of Italian descent) SEE: wop ::
dahlia {n} (any plant of the genus Dahlia) :: dahlia
daikon {n} (large white radish) :: Daikon, witte rammenas, winter-radijs, Japanse radijs, Chinese radijs
daily {adj} (that occurs every day) :: dagelijks
daily {n} (newspaper) :: dagblad {n}
daily {adv} (every day) :: dagelijks
dainty {adj} (delicately small and pretty) :: delicaat
dairy {n} (products produced from milk) :: zuivel {m}
dairy {adj} (referring to products produced from milk) :: zuivel-
dairy cow {n} (cow bred for the ability to produce large quantities of milk) :: melkkoe {f}
dairyman {n} (man who works in a dairy) SEE: milkman ::
dais {n} (raised platform) :: podium
daisy {n} (Bellis perennis) :: madeliefje {n}
daisy {n} (commonly used term for related flowers) :: margriet {m} {f}
Daisy {prop} (female given name) :: Margriet, Madelief
dale {n} (valley) :: dal {n}, vallei {f}
dalliance {n} (playful flirtation) :: flirt,
dalliance {n} (a wasting of time in idleness or trifles) :: verspilling, tijdverlies, gelanterfanter
Dalmatia {prop} (region in Croatia) :: Dalmatië {f} {n}
Dalmatian {adj} (relating to Dalmatia or its people) :: Dalmatisch
Dalmatian {n} (person from Dalmatia) :: Dalmatiër {m}, Dalmatische {f}
Dalmatian {n} (breed of dog) :: dalmatiër {m}
dam {n} (structure placed across a flowing body of water) :: dam {m}
damage {n} (abstract measure of something not being intact; harm) :: schade
damage {n} (cost or expense) :: schade
damage {v} (to make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction) :: beschadigen
Damascus {prop} (the capital city of Syria) :: Damascus
damask {n} (fabric) :: damast {n}
dammit {interj} (expression of anger or disappointment) :: verdomme
damn {v} (theology: to condemn to hell) :: verdoemen
damn {adj} (generic intensifier) :: verdomd, vervloekt, verdraaid
damn {adv} (awfully, extremely) :: verschrikkelijk, vreselijk, verdomd, verdraaid
damp {adj} (Being in a state between dry and wet) :: klam
dampen {v} (depress, lessen) :: bedrukken
damper {n} (valve or movable plate used to regulate flow of air) :: dampkap {f}, afzuigkap {f}
damper {n} (contrivance to deaden vibrations) :: , demper {m}
damper {n} (thing that kills the mood) :: domper {m}
dampness {n} (moderate humidity) :: vochtigheid
dampness {n} (degree to which something is damp) :: vochtigheid, vochtigheidsgraad
damp squib {n} (firework that fails to go off, due to wetting) :: sisser
damselfly {n} (insect) :: juffer {f}
damsel in distress {n} (young woman perceived as being in a dangerous situation.) :: dame in nood {f}, jonkvrouw in nood {f}
Dan {prop} (fifth son of Jacob) :: Dan {m}
Dan {prop} (one of the Israelite tribes) :: Dan
Dan {prop} (male given name) :: Dan {m}
dance {n} (movements to music) :: dans
dance {v} (move rhythmically to music) :: dansen
danceable {adj} (suitable for dancing) :: dansbaar
dancehall {n} (public hall for dancing) :: danszaal {m}
dancer {n} (person who dances) :: danser {m}, danseres {f}
dancer {n} (euphemism for stripper) :: exotisch danser {m}, karakterdanser {m}, stripdanser {m}
dancing {n} (activity of dancing) :: dansen {n}
dandelion {n} (plant, wild flower of the genus Taraxacum) :: paardenbloem, leeuwentand {m}
dandruff {n} (skin flakes) :: roos {f}, hoofdroos {f}, pellekes {f} [Brabantian]
Dane {n} (person from Denmark or of Danish descent) :: Deen {m}, Deense {f}
dang {adj} (damn) SEE: damn ::
danger {n} (exposure to likely harm) :: gevaar {n}
danger {n} (instance or cause of liable harm) :: gevaar {n}, bedreiging {f}
dangerous {adj} (full of danger) :: gevaarlijk, gevaarlijke
dangerous {adj} (causing danger, ready to do harm or injury) :: gevaarlijk
dangle {v} (hang loosely) :: bengelen, bungelen
Danian {prop} (a subdivision of the Paleocene epoch) :: Danien
Daniel {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Daniël, (Bijbel) Boek Daniël {n}
Daniel {prop} (biblical person) :: Daniël {m}
Daniel {prop} (male given name) :: Daniël, Daneel {m}
Danish {n} (language) :: Deens
Danish {adj} (of Denmark) :: Deens
Danish {n} (native of Denmark) SEE: Dane ::
Danish crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow ::
dank {adj} (dark, damp and humid) :: klam, vochtig
dank {adj} (highly potent) :: straf
danse macabre {n} (a conventional subject of artistic painting or drawing) :: dodendans
Dantean {adj} (of or pertaining to Dante or his style) SEE: Dantesque ::
Dantesque {adj} (of or pertaining to Dante or his style, with elevated tone and somber focus) :: dantesk
Danube {prop} (river of Europe that flows to the Black Sea) :: Donau
Danzig {prop} (Gdańsk) SEE: Gdańsk ::
dappled {adj} (having a mottled or spotted skin or coat) :: gespikkeld
Dardanelles {prop} (strait) :: Dardanellen {p}
dare {v} (to have courage) :: durven, wagen
dare {v} (to defy or challenge) :: uitdagen, tarten
dare {v} (to brave or face up to) :: riskeren, wagen
dare {n} (a challenge) :: uitdaging {f}
daredevil {n} (person who engages in risky behavior) :: waaghals {m}
daring {adj} (willing to take on risks) :: avontuurlijk, roekeloos, stoutmoedig
daring {adj} (courageous) :: dapper, durvend, gedurfd
daring {n} (boldness) :: durf, lef {n}, branie
Darius {prop} (any of several Persian kings) :: Darius
dark {adj} (having an absolute or relative lack of light) :: donker, duister
dark {adj} (hidden, secret) :: duister, geheim
dark {adj} (not bright or light, deeper in hue) :: donker
dark {n} (a complete or partial absence of light) :: donker {n}
dark {n} (ignorance) :: ongewisse, onwetendheid {f}
dark {n} (nightfall) :: nachtval {c}, het vallen van de avond
darken {v} (to make dark by reducing light) :: verduisteren, verdonkeren
darken {v} (to become darker (less bright)) :: donker worden
darken {v} (to make dark(er) in colour) :: donkerder maken, donkerder kleuren
darken {v} (to become dark(er) in colour) :: donkerder worden
dark energy {n} (hypothetical form of energy which, it is supposed, is spread uniformly throughout space and time and has anti-gravitational properties) :: donkere energie {f}
dark matter {n} (particles of matter that cannot be detected by their radiation) :: donkere materie {f}
darkness {n} (state of being dark) :: duisternis {f}, donkerheid {f}
darkness {n} (gloom) :: schemering {f}
dark red {adj} (dark red - translation entry) :: donkerrood
darkroom {n} (dark room where photographs are developed) :: doka {m} {f}
dark-skinned {adj} (having dark skin) :: donkerhuidig, donker
darling {n} (person who is dear to one) :: schat, geliefde, lieverd, lieve, schatje {n}, liefje {n}
darmstadtium {n} (transuranic chemical element with atomic number 110) :: darmstadtium {n}
darn {adj} (damn) SEE: damn ::
darn {interj} (damn) SEE: damn ::
darn {v} (damn) SEE: damn ::
darn {v} (stitch with thread) :: stoppen
darner {n} (dragonfly of the family Aeshnidae) SEE: hawker ::
darning needle {n} (damselfly) SEE: damselfly ::
darning needle {n} (needle for darning) :: stopnaald {m} {f}
Darriwilian {prop} :: Darriwillien
dart {n} (zoology: fish) SEE: dace ::
Darth Vader {prop} (Malevolent individual) :: Darth Vader {m}
darts {n} (game) :: darts {p}
Darwin's rhea {n} (Pterocnemia pennata) :: Darwin-nandoe {m}
dash {n} (colloquial: hyphen) SEE: hyphen ::
dash {n} (typographic symbol) :: streepje {n}, koppelteken {n}
dash {n} (short run) :: sprint {m}
dash {n} (small quantity of liquid etc.) :: scheutje {n}
dash {v} (to run short distance) :: sprinten
dash {v} (to throw violently) :: smijten, gooien
dash {v} (of hopes or dreams: to ruin) :: verwoesten
dash {v} (to complete hastily) :: snel afhaspelen, snel afmaken
dash {interj} (damn) :: verdorie!
dash {n} (dashboard) SEE: dashboard ::
dashboard {n} (panel under the windscreen of a motor car or aircraft) :: dashboard, instrumentenpaneel
dashcam {n} (digital video recorder mounted on the dashboard of a vehicle or elsewhere inside the vehicle) :: dashcam {f}
data {n} (information) :: , gegevens {p}, informatie {f}, data {p}
data bank {n} (databank) SEE: databank ::
databank {n} (database) SEE: database ::
databank {n} (organisation maintaining a database) :: databank
database {n} (collection of information) :: database, databank {f}
database {n} (software program) :: database, databank {f}
data set {n} (modem) SEE: modem ::
data structure {n} (organization of data) :: gegevensstructuur, datastructuur {f}
date {n} (fruit of the date palm) :: dadel {m}
date {n} (that which specifies the time of writing, inscription etc.) :: datum {m}
date {n} (point of time at which a transaction or event takes place) :: datum {m}
date {n} (point in time) :: tijdstip {n}
date {n} (assigned end; conclusion) :: einde {n}
date {n} (obsolete: given or assigned length of life) :: levensduur {m}
date {n} (pre-arranged social meeting) :: afspraakje {n}, afspraak {f}
date {n} (meeting with a lover or potential lover; a person so met) :: afspraakje
date {v} (to determine the age of something) :: dateren
date {v} (to take (someone) on a series of dates) :: daten
date {v} (to begin) :: dateren (with van or uit)
date {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm ::
date of birth {n} (birthday) SEE: birthday ::
date of birth {n} (date and year when something was born) :: geboortedatum {m}
date palm {n} (Phoenix dactylifera) :: dadelpalm {m}, dadelboom {m}
date tree {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm ::
dating {n} (process of estimating the age of something) :: datering {f}
dating agency {n} (business) :: huwelijksbureau {n}
dative {adj} (grammar: noting the case of noun which expresses indirect object) :: in de datief {m}
dative {adj} (capable of being disposed of at will) :: begeven
dative {adj} (removable) :: afzetbaar
dative {adj} (given by a judge) :: datief
dative {adj} :: gever {m}
dative {n} (dative case) SEE: dative case ::
dative case {n} (case used to express direction towards an indirect object) :: datief {m}, derde naamval {m}
daub {v} (to apply something in hasty or crude strokes) :: kliederen, kladschilderen, besmeren
daughter {n} (female offspring) :: dochter {f}
daughter-in-law {n} (wife of one's child) :: schoondochter {f}
daughter language {n} (language which genetically descends from earlier, parent language) :: dochtertaal
daunt {v} (to discourage) :: afschrikken, ontmoedigen
daunt {v} (to overwhelm) :: overweldigen
daunting {adj} (discouraging, inspiring fear) :: beangstigend, intimiderend, ontmoedigend
daunting {adj} (overwhelming, intimidatingly impressive) :: intimiderend, overweldigend, indrukwekkend
dauntlessness {n} (fearlessness) :: onverschrokkenheid {f}
David {prop} (king of Israel) :: David
David {prop} (male given name) :: David
Davidic {adj} (of or relating to David) :: Davidisch
davit {n} (crane to sling a lifeboat, maintenance trapeze etc) :: davit {m}
daw {n} (Coloeus monedula) SEE: jackdaw ::
daw {v} (dawn) SEE: dawn ::
dawn {v} (to begin to brighten with daylight) :: dagen, rijzen
dawn {v} (to start to appear, to be realized) :: dagen
dawn {n} (morning twilight period) :: dageraad {m}, zonsopgang {m}
dawn {n} (rising of the sun) :: zonsopgang {m}
dawn {n} (time) :: dageraad {m}, zonsopgang {m}, ochtendschemering {f}
dawn {n} (beginning) :: dageraad {m}, opgang {m}
day {n} (period of 24 hours) :: dag {m}, etmaal {n}
day {n} (period from midnight to the following midnight) :: dag {m}, etmaal {n}
day {n} (rotational period of a planet) :: dag {m}
day {n} (part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc.) :: dag {m}
day {n} (period between sunrise and sunset) :: dag {m}
day after tomorrow {n} (day after tomorrow - translation entry) :: overmorgen
day after tomorrow {adv} (on the day after tomorrow; in two days - translation entry) :: overmorgen
day before yesterday {n} (day before yesterday - translation entry) :: eergisteren
day before yesterday {adv} (on the day before yesterday - translation entry) :: eergisteren, eergister
daybook {n} (A daily chronicle; a diary) SEE: diary ::
daybook {n} (A logbook) SEE: logbook ::
daybreak {n} (dawn) :: dageraad {m}
daydream {n} (a spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts) :: dagdroom
daydream {v} (to have such a series of thoughts) :: dagdromen
daydreamer {n} (one who daydreams) :: dagdromer {m}
day in, day out {adv} (day in, day out) :: dagdagelijks, dag in dag uit, dag na dag
day lark {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird ::
daylight {n} (light from the Sun) :: daglicht {n}
daylight {n} (daybreak) SEE: daybreak ::
daylight savings time {n} (daylight saving time) SEE: daylight saving time ::
daylight saving time {n} (an adjustment of the official time during summer) :: zomertijd {m}
days of yore {n} (time long past) :: de goede oude tijd {m}
dayworker {n} (employee paid on an irregular basis) :: dagloner {m}
daze {v} (to stun or stupefy) :: versuffen
dazed {adj} (in a state of shock or confusion) :: verbouwereerd
dazzle {v} (confuse the sight) :: verblinden, blenden
DC {initialism} (direct current) :: gelijkspanning (What can be measured over an open circuit or a resistance)
de- {prefix} (reversal, undoing or removing) :: ver-, ont-, de-
deacon {n} (a designated minister of charity in the early Church) :: diaken
deacon {n} (a clergyman ranked directly below a priest) :: diaken {m}
deacon {n} (lay leader of a Protestant congregation) :: diaken {m}
deaconess-house {n} (house inhabited by deaconesses) :: diaconessenhuis {n}
dead {adj} (no longer alive) :: dood, dode, overleden, gestorven
dead {adv} (Very, absolutely, extremely, suddenly) :: bloed-, oer-, dood-
dead {n} (time when coldness, darkness, or stillness is most intense) :: stilte {f}
dead {n} (those who have died) :: doden {p}, overledenen {p}, gestorvenen {p}
dead as a dodo {adj} (unquestionably dead) :: morsdood
dead comet {n} :: dode komeet {f}
dead end {n} (street or path that goes nowhere) :: beluik {m}
dead-end {n} (road with no exit) SEE: dead end ::
deadfall {n} (cheap, rough bar or saloon) SEE: dive ::
dead letter {n} (A law or other measure that is no longer enforced) :: dode letter
deadlift {v} (to lift) :: deadliften
deadline {n} (date on or before which something must be completed) :: termijn {m}, deadline {m}
deadly {adj} (lethal) :: dodelijk
deadly nightshade {n} (deadly nightshade; Atropa belladonna) :: wolfskers, belladonna {f}
deadpan {adj} (deliberately impassive or expressionless (as a face or look)) :: emotieloos, zonder uitdrukking
dead reckoning {n} (method of estimating the position of a ship or aircraft) :: gegist bestek
dead ringer {n} (someone or something that very closely resembles another; someone or something easily mistaken for another) :: evenbeeld
Dead Sea {prop} (lake in the Middle East) :: Dode Zee {f}
dead simple {adj} (extremely easy) :: doodsimpel, doodeenvoudig
deaf {adj} (unable to hear) :: doof, dove
deaf {n} (deaf people considered as a group) :: doven {m-p}, {f-p}
Deaf {adj} (relating to the culture of deaf signers) :: doven-
deaf aid {n} (hearing aid) SEE: hearing aid ::
deaf as a doorpost {adj} (stone deaf) SEE: stone deaf ::
deaf as a post {adj} (stone deaf) SEE: stone deaf ::
deafen {v} (to make deaf) :: verdoven, doof maken
deafen {v} (to make soundproof) :: geluiddicht maken
deaf-mute {adj} (unable to hear or speak) :: doofstom
deafness {n} (condition of being deaf) :: doofheid {f}
deal {v} (to give out as one’s portion or share) :: uitdelen
deal {v} (to administer in portions) :: verdelen
deal {v} (to distribute (cards)) :: delen
deal {v} (to trade) :: handelen
deal {v} (to sell (illicit drugs)) :: dealen
deal {v} (to be concerned with) :: te maken hebben met
deal {v} (to handle, manage) :: behandelen, regelen
dealer {n} (one who deals in things, e.g. automobiles) :: dealer {m}
dealer {n} (one who peddles illicit drugs, especially to teenagers) :: dealer {m}
dealer {n} (the person who deals the cards in a card game) :: gever {m}
deal with {v} (handle verbally or in some form of artistic expression) :: behandelen
deal with {v} (take action with respect to (someone or something)) :: behandelen
deal with {v} (behave in a certain way towards) :: omgaan met
dean {n} (senior official in college or university) :: decaan {m}, [rare] deken {m}
dean {n} (church dignitary) :: deken {m}
dean {n} (senior member of a group) :: deken {m}
dear {adj} (loved; lovable) :: (teer)geliefd, bemind, lief, beminnelijk, kostbaar
dear {adj} (loving, affectionate, heartfelt) :: liefdevol, innig
dear {adj} (precious to or greatly valued by someone) :: dierbaar, geliefd, gekoesterd, duur, precieus, waardevol
dear {adj} (high in price; expensive) :: kostbaar, duur, kostelijk, prijzig, waardevol
dear {adj} (formal way of addressing) :: beste, geachte, hooggeachte
dear {adj} (an informal way of addressing the recipient in a letter's opening line) :: lieve
dear {adj} (a formal way to start (often after my) addressing somebody one likes or regards kindly) :: beste, lieve, waarde
dear {adj} (an ironic way to start (often after my) addressing an inferior) :: (mijn) beste
dear {n} (a very kind, loving person) :: lieverd, schat
dear {n} (beloved#noun) SEE: beloved ::
dear {adj} (sore) SEE: sore ::
Dear John letter {n} :: Lieve Jan-brief
dearth {n} (period when food is rare) :: hongersnood {m}
dearth {n} (scarcity) :: schaarste {f}
death {n} (cessation of life) :: dood {m}, overlijden {n}
death {n} (personification of death) :: dood {m}
death {n} (Tarot) :: dood
death adder {n} (Acanthophis) :: doodsadders
death camp {n} (facility) :: vernietigingskamp {n}
death cap {n} (Amanita phalloides) :: groene knolamaniet
deathlike {adj} (deadly) SEE: deadly ::
death note {n} (suicide note) SEE: suicide note ::
death penalty {n} (state punishment of death) :: doodstraf {m} {f}
death sentence {n} (sentence) :: doodstraf {c}, doodvonnis {n}
death's-head {n} (a human skull, as symbol of death) :: doodshoofd {n}, doodskop {m}
death squad {n} (armed group) :: doodseskader {n}
death wish {n} (desire for the death of oneself or of someone else) :: doodswens {m}, doodsverlangen {n}
debacle {n} (event or enterprise that ends suddenly and disastrously) :: verplettering {f}, fiasco {n}, debacle {n}
debark {v} (to disembark) SEE: disembark ::
debate {n} (argument, or discussion, usually in an ordered or formal setting) :: debat {n}
debate {n} (informal and spirited but generally civil discussion of opposing views) :: discussie {f}, bespreking {f}
debate {n} (discussion of opposing views) :: meningsverschil, discussie
debate {v} (participate in a debate) :: debatteren, uitpraten, bespreken
debauch {n} (orgy) SEE: orgy ::
debauch {v} ((transitive) to morally corrupt someone; to seduce) :: ontaarden
debauch {v} ((transitive) to debase something) :: ontwaarden
debauchery {n} (debauchery) :: losbandigheid, zedeloosheid
debenture {n} ((finance) a type of bond) :: obligatie
debilitate {v} (to make feeble; to weaken) :: verzwakken
debit {n} (sum of money taken out of a bank account) :: debet
Deborah {prop} (biblical character) :: Debora {f}
debride {v} (to remove dead or damaged tissue) :: debrideren
debris {n} (rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed) :: puin {n}, wrakstukken, wrakhout, restanten
debris {n} (litter and discarded refuse) :: overblijfselen {p}, afval {n}, puin {n}
debris {n} (ruins of a broken-down structure) :: ruine
debris {n} (large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc.) :: gletjserpuin {n} etc.
debt {n} (action, state of mind, or object one has an obligation to perform for another) :: verplichting, schuld {f}
debt {n} (state or condition of owing something to another) :: schulden {p}
debt {n} (money that one person or entity owes or is required to pay to another) :: schulden {p}
debt bondage {n} (condition similar to slavery) :: schuldslavernij {f}
debtor {n} (a person or firm that owes money) :: debiteur {m}, debitrice {f}, schuldenaar {m}
debugger {n} (computer program) :: debugger
debunk {v} (to discredit or expose the falsehood of something) :: doorprikken, ontmaskeren
debut {n} (a performer's first-time performance to the public) :: debuut {n}
debut {v} (to formally introduce, as to the public) :: debuteren
debut {v} (to make one's initial formal appearance) :: debuteren
deca- {prefix} (ten) :: deca-
deca- {prefix} (used to multiply the unit it is attached to by 10) :: deca-
decade {n} (a period of ten years) :: decade, decennium {n}, jaartien {n}
decade {n} (a series of ten things) :: tiental {n}
decade {n} (a series of ten Hail Marys in the rosary) :: tientje {n}
decaf {n} (a decaffeinated drink) :: decaf {m}, [Belgium] deca {m}
decalitre {n} (ten liters) :: decaliter {m}
Decalogue {prop} (the Ten Commandments) SEE: Ten Commandments ::
decant {v} (to pour from one vessel into another) :: overgieten
decapitate {v} (remove the head of) SEE: behead ::
decapitated {adj} (with the head removed) :: onthoofd
decapitation {n} (beheading) :: onthoofding
decasyllabic {adj} (having ten syllables) :: tienlettergrepig
decay {n} (process or result of being gradually decomposed) :: verval {n}
decay {v} (to deteriorate) :: vervallen, in verval raken, verloederen
decay {v} (to rot) :: verrotten, slecht worden
deceased {adj} (no longer alive) :: overleden
deceased {n} (dead person) :: overledene {m} {f}
deceased {n} (plural: dead people) :: overledenen {p}
deceive {v} (trick or mislead) :: misleiden, bedriegen
December {prop} (twelfth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: december {m}
decency {n} (quality of being decent) :: fatsoen {n}
decennium {n} (period of 10 years) :: decennium
decent {adj} (showing integrity, fairness, moral uprightness) :: integer
decent {adj} (sufficiently clothed) :: toonbaar
decent {adj} (fair; good enough; okay) :: redelijk
decent {adj} (significant; substantial) :: substantieel, significant
decentralize {v} (cause to change from being concentrated) :: decentraliseren
deception {n} (instance of actions fabricated to mislead) :: bedrog {n}, misleiding {f}
deceptive {adj} (misleading, attempting to deceive) :: bedrieglijk, onoprecht, misleidend
deci- {prefix} (one tenth (1/10)) :: deci-
decibel {n} (a common measure of sound intensity) :: decibel {m}
decide {v} (to resolve or settle) :: beslissen, besluiten
deciduous {adj} (of or pertaining to trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season) :: loof-
deciduous tooth {n} (baby tooth) SEE: milk tooth ::
decimal {n} (number system) :: decimaalstelsel {n}, tientallig talstelsel {n}
decimal {adj} (concerning numbers expressed in decimal or calculations using decimal) :: decimaal, decimale, tientallig, tientallige
decimal {n} (number expressed in this system) SEE: decimal number ::
decimal number {n} (number expressed in the decimal system) :: decimaal {m}
decimal system {n} (numerical system of counting in tens) :: decimale stelsel {n}, tientallig stelsel {n}
decimate {v} (Roman history: to kill one out of ten men) :: decimeren
decimate {v} (to reduce to one-tenth) :: decimeren
decimate {v} (to severely reduce) :: decimeren
decimate {v} (to collect or pay a tithe) SEE: tithe ::
decipher {v} (to decode or decrypt a code or cipher) :: ontcijferen
decisecond {n} (a unit of time) :: deciseconde {f}
decision {n} (choice or judgement) :: beslissing {f}, besluit {n}
decision {n} (firmness of conviction) :: beslissing {f}, besluit {n}
decision {n} (result arrived at by the judges) :: verdict {n}
decisive {adj} (having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy) :: beslissend, afdoend, doorslaggevend
decisive {adj} (marked by promptness and decision) :: besluitvaardig, beslist
deck {n} (pack of playing cards) :: spel kaarten {n}
deck {n} (floorlike covering on a ship) :: dek {n}
deck {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate ::
deck out {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate ::
declaim {v} (to recite in theatrical way) :: declameren
declaration {n} (written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief) :: verklaring {f}, declaratie {f}
declaration of war {n} (a formal announcement by an entity that it is in a state of war with another entity) :: oorlogsverklaring {f}
declare {v} (to make a declaration) :: verklaren
declare {v} (to announce one's support, choice, opinion, etc) :: verklaren
declare {v} (to announce something formally or officially) :: verklaren
declare {v} (to affirm or state something emphatically) :: verklaren
declare {v} (To make outstanding debts, e.g. taxes, payable.) :: aangeven
declare war {v} (initiate a state of war) :: de oorlog verklaren
declension {n} (act) :: verbuigen {n}
declension {n} (way of categorizing) :: verbuiging {f}
declericalization {n} :: ontklerikalisering {f}
declination {n} (declension) SEE: declension ::
declination {n} (at a given point, the angle between the line connecting this point with the geographical center of the earth and the equatorial plane) :: declinatie {f}
decline {n} (downward movement, fall) :: terugval {m}, achteruitgang {m}, verval {n}, afname {f}
decline {n} (sloping downward) :: verval {n}, afname {f}, helling {f}
decline {n} (weakening) :: verzwakking {f}, achteruitgang {m}, verval {n}, afname {f}
decline {v} (move downwards) :: afnemen, terugvallen, achteruitgaan, vervallen
decline {v} (weaken) :: afnemen, achteruitgaan, afzwakken, verzwakken
decline {v} (refuse) :: afwijzen, weigeren
decline {v} (inflect) :: verbuigen
decollate {v} (behead) SEE: behead ::
decompile {v} (to recreate the original source code) :: decompileren
decompose {v} (to separate) :: ontbinden
decompose {v} (to decay) :: ontbinden, vergaan, verrotten
decomposition {n} (splitting into constituent parts) :: decompositie {f}
deconversion {n} (apostasy) :: ontkering {f}
decorate {v} (to furnish with decorations) :: sieren, opsmukken, decoreren
decoration {n} (act of adorning) :: versieren {n}, decoratie {f}
decoration {n} (that which adorns) :: versiering {f}, decoratie {f}
decoration {n} (any mark of honor to be worn upon the person) :: decoratie {f}, medaille {f}
decorative {adj} (that serves to decorate) :: decoratief
decorous {adj} (behaving properly) :: keurig, goed, net, welvoeglijk
decoy {n} (person or object meant to lure something to danger) :: lokvogel {m}, afleiding {f}
decoy {n} (animal used by hunters to lure game) :: afleiding {f}
decoy {v} (to act or use a decoy) :: lokken
decrease {v} (become smaller) :: afnemen
decrease {v} (make smaller) :: verminderen
decrepit {adj} (weakened or worn out) :: versleten, afgedragen
decrepitude {n} (the state of being decrepit) :: aftakeling {f}
decrypt {v} (to convert back to plain text) :: ontcijferen, decoderen, ontsleutelen, decrypteren
dectuple {adj} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold ::
dectuple {v} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold ::
decuple {adj} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold ::
decuple {v} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold ::
dedicate {v} (to set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate) :: inwijden, wijden
dedicate {v} (to set apart for a special use) :: bestemmen
dedicate {v} (to commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action) :: wijden
dedicate {v} (to address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection) :: opdragen
dedicate {v} (to open (a building, for example) to public use) :: inwijden, inhuldigen
dedicated {adj} (devoted, loyal, conscientious) :: toegewijd
dedication {n} (note prefixed to a work of art) :: toewijding, dedicatie
dedovshchina {n} (bullying in the Soviet/Russian army) :: dedovsjtsjina {f}
deduce {v} (reach conclusion by logic) :: afleiden, deduceren
deductible {n} (excess) SEE: excess ::
deduction {n} (sum that can be removed from tax calculations) :: aftrek, inhouding
deduction {n} (process of reasoning) :: afleiding
deduction {n} (conclusion) :: conclusie
deduction {n} (ability or skill to deduce) :: afleiding
deed {n} (action) :: daad {f}
deed {n} (legal contract) :: oorkonde {c}, akte {f}
deedless {adj} (inactive) :: dadeloos
deem {v} (to hold in belief or estimation) :: beschouwen
deem {v} (to have or hold as an opinion) :: vinden, achten
deem {n} (an opinion, judgment) SEE: opinion ::
deep {adj} (having its bottom far down) :: diep
deep {adj} (profound) :: diepgaand
deep {adj} (in extent in a direction away from the observer) :: diep
deep {adj} (thick in a vertical direction) :: dik
deep {adj} (voluminous) :: diep
deep {adj} (of a sound or voice, low in pitch) :: diep, zwaar
deep {adj} (of a color, dark and highly saturated) :: donker
deep {adj} (a long way inward) :: diep
deep {adj} (a long way forward) :: diep
deep {adj} (difficult to awake) :: diep
deep {adj} (right into one's mind) :: diep
deep {adj} (with a lot of) :: diep
deep {adv} (deeply) :: diep
deep blue {adj} (dark blue) SEE: navy ::
deep drawing {n} (metal forming process) :: dieptrekken {n}
deep-fat fryer {n} (heated vessel for frying food by immersing in hot fat or oil) SEE: deep fryer ::
deep freeze {n} (freezer) SEE: freezer ::
deep-freeze {v} (to freeze at very low temperatures) :: diepvriezen, invriezen
deep-fry {v} (to cook by immersing the food in hot fat) :: frituren
deep fryer {n} (vessel for deep frying) :: frituurpan {f}, frietketel {m}
deep sea {n} (open sea) SEE: open sea ::
deep water {n} (waters suitable for deep-draft ships) :: diep water {n}
deep water {n} (difficult or embarrassing situation) :: in moeilijkheden
deer {n} (animal of the family Cervidae) :: hert {n}
deer mouse {n} (Peromyscus) :: hertmuis
deerslaughter {n} (killing of deer) :: hertmoord
deface {v} (to damage) :: schenden
de facto {adj} (in fact or in practice) :: de facto
defamation {n} (act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication) :: laster {m}, smaad {m}, belastering {f}
default {n} ((finance) condition of failing to meet an obligation) :: niet-nakoming {f}
defeasible {adj} (capable of being defeated, invalidated, …) :: breekbaar, annulleerbaar, overwinnelijk
defeat {v} (to overcome in battle or contest) :: verslaan, overwinnen
defeat {n} (to be checked and sorted: the act of defeating or being defeated) :: nederlaag
defeatism {n} (acceptance of defeat without struggle) :: defaitisme {n}, berusting {c}
defecate {v} :: poepen, een bruine trui breien [colloquial]
defect {v} (to abandon; to change one's loyalty) :: overlopen, deserteren
defect {v} (to desert; to flee combat) :: deserteren
defect {v} (to join the enemy) :: overlopen
defect {v} (to flee one's country and seek asylum) :: asiel aanvragen, overlopen
defection {n} (act or incidence of defecting) :: overlopen, desertie
defective {adj} (having one or more defects) :: gebrekkig, onvolkomen, onvolmaakt, defectief
defective {adj} (having only some forms) :: defectief
defective verb {n} (verb with an incomplete conjugation) :: defectief werkwoord {n}
defector {n} (one who defects) :: overloper, [military] deserteur
defence {n} (defence) SEE: defense ::
defenceless {adj} (defenceless) SEE: defenseless ::
defend {v} (ward off attacks from) :: verdedigen
defender {n} (someone who defends) :: verdediger {m}, verdedigster {f}
defender {n} (a fighter) :: verdediger {m}
defender {n} (sports term) :: verdediger {m}, verdedigster {f}
defenestrate {v} (eject from a window) :: defenestreren
defenestration {n} (act of throwing out a window) :: defenestratie {f}
defense {n} (action of protecting from attack) :: verdediging {f}, weer {f}
defense {n} (anything employed to oppose attack) :: verdediging {f}, verweer {n}
defense {n} (argument in support or justification of something) :: verweer {n}
defenseless {adj} (lacking any form of defense; vulnerable; open to attack) :: weerloos
defensive midfielder {n} (midfield player) :: verdedigende middenvelder {c}
defer {v} ((transitive) to delay) :: uitstellen
defer {v} ((intransitive) to delay) :: talmen,dralen,
defer {v} (to submit to the opinion or desire of another) :: zich voegen, conformeren, onderwerpen
deference {n} (great respect) :: eerbied {m}
deference {n} (the willingness to carry out the wishes of others) :: gehoorzaamheid {m}
deferment {n} (act or instance of deferring) :: opschorting,uitstel
deferment {n} (postponement of military service) :: uitstel van militaire dienst
deficiency {n} (inadequacy or incompleteness) :: tekort {n}
deficiency {n} (Insufficiency) :: tekort {n}
deficient {adj} (insufficient or inadequate in amount) :: gebrekkig
deficit {n} (situation wherein spending exceeds government revenue) :: tekort, gat {n} in de begroting {f}
deficit {n} (deficiency) SEE: deficiency ::
defile {v} (to make impure or dirty) :: bevuilen, ontreinigen, onrein maken
defile {n} (narrow passage) :: engte {f}
define {v} (to determine) :: bepalen, determineren
define {v} (express the essential nature of) :: definiëren, kenschetsen, karakteriseren
define {v} (state meaning of) :: definiëren
define {v} (describe, explain, make definite and clear) :: beschrijven, omschrijven
define {v} (demark the limits of) :: bepalen, afbakenen
definite {adj} (free from any doubt) :: eenduidig
definite article {n} (article introducing a noun and specifying it as the particular noun considered) :: lidwoord van bepaaldheid, bepaald lidwoord {n}
definitely {adv} (without question and beyond doubt) :: zeker, zeker weten, zonder twijfel
definition {n} (statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol) :: definitie {f}, omschrijving {f}
definition {n} (statement expressing the essential nature of something) :: definitie {f}
definition {n} (action or process of defining) :: definiëring {f}, omschrijving {f}
definition {n} (product of defining) :: definitie {f}, omschrijving {f}
definition {n} (clarity, especially of musical sound in reproduction) :: scherpte {f}
definitive {adj} (conclusive or decisive) :: definitief
deflation {n} (decrease in the general price level) :: deflatie
defloration {n} (the act of deflowering) :: ontmaagding {f}
deflower {v} (to take the virginity of a woman or girl) :: ontmaagden
deforest {v} (to clear an area of forest) :: ontbossen
deforestation {n} (process of destroying a forest) :: ontbossing {f}
deformation {n} (act of deforming, or state of being deformed) :: vervorming {f}
defragment {v} ((computing) to run a process to make file fragments on a hard disk contiguous) :: defragmenteren
defragmentation {n} (action of defragmenting) :: defragmentatie {f}
deft {adj} (skillful) :: handig
defunct {adj} (deceased) :: gestorven, overleden
defunct {adj} (no longer in use) :: buiten gebruik, buiten werking
defuse {v} (to remove the fuse from a bomb) :: ontmantelen, onschadelijk maken
defuse {v} (to make something less dangerous) :: de angel halen uit
defy {v} (To renounce or dissolve all bonds) :: afzweren
defy {v} (to provoke to combat or strife) :: uitdagen, het hoofd bieden
defy {n} (challenge) SEE: challenge ::
degenerate {v} (to lose good or desirable qualities) :: ontaarden
degenerate {v} (to cause lose good or desirable qualities) :: ontaarden
deglaze {v} ((transitive) to detach small pieces of cooked food from a pan) :: deglaceren
degradable {adj} (that which can be degraded) :: afbreekbaar
degrade {v} (to reduce in quality or purity) :: degraderen
degree {n} (in geometry: unit of angle) :: graad {m}
degree {n} (unit of temperature) :: graad {m}
degree {n} (amount, proportion, extent) :: graad {m}, mate {c}
degree {n} (academic award) :: titel {m}, graad {m}
degree Celsius {n} (unit of temperature) :: graden celsius {m-p}
degree of comparison {n} (form of an adjective) :: trap van vergelijking {m}
degrowth {n} (negative growth) :: degrowth
dehiscence {n} ((botany) opening of an organ by its own means) :: dehiscentie {f}
dehort {v} (to dissuade) SEE: dissuade ::
dehydrate {v} (to lose or remove water) :: dehydrateren
dehydrated {adj} (From which the water has been removed) :: uitgedroogd, gedehydrateerd
dehydrated {adj} (Suffering from dehydration) :: uitgedroogd, gedehydrateerd
deification {n} (Act of deifying) :: vergoding {f}
deign {v} ((intransitive) to condescend) :: verwaardigen
Dei gratia {adv} (by the Grace of God) SEE: by the Grace of God ::
deism {n} (belief) :: deïsme
deity {n} :: godheid {f}
deity {n} (divinity) SEE: divinity ::
delay {n} (period of time before an event occurs) :: vertraging {f}
delay {v} (put off until a later time) :: uitstellen
delectable {adj} (pleasing to the taste; delicious) :: lekker, smakelijk
delectable {n} (something that is pleasing to the taste) :: lekkernij {f}
delegate {n} (deputy, envoy, representative) :: afgevaardigde {m}, gedelegeerde {m}
delegation {n} (a group of delegates) :: delegatie {f}
delete {v} (to delete) SEE: strike ::
deleterious {adj} (harmful) :: schadelijk
deletion {n} :: verwijdering
deleverage {v} (to reduce debt in by rapidly selling assets) :: schuld aanzuiveren
Delhi {prop} (National capital territory and old city in northern India) :: Delhi
deliberate {adj} (intentional) :: opzettelijk, opzettelijke, met opzet, voor expres (Flanders)
deliberate {adj} (carefully considered) :: doordacht, doordachte, weloverwogen
deliberate {v} (consider carefully) :: beraadslagen, overwegen, doordenken
deliberately {adv} (intentionally) :: bewust, expres, opzettelijk, met opzet
delicacy {n} (something appealing, especially a pleasing food) :: lekkernij {f}
delicious {adj} (pleasing to taste) :: heerlijk, lekker, smakelijk
deliciousness {n} (state or quality of being delicious) :: heerlijkheid {f}
delight {n} (joy, pleasure) :: vreugde {f}, plezier {n}
delight {v} (to give pleasure to) :: bevallen, behagen
delighted {adj} (Greatly pleased) :: verrukt
delineate {v} (sketch out, draw or trace an outline) :: afbakenen
delineate {v} (describe or depict with words or gestures) :: uiteenzetten, schilderen
delineate {v} :: aflijnen, uittekenen
delineation {n} (the act of delineating; depiction) :: omlijning, schets, afbakening
delirium {n} (mental state of confusion) :: delier {n}, delirium {n}
deliver {v} (to set free) :: bevrijden
deliver {v} (to give birth) :: baren
deliver {v} (to bring or transport something to its destination) :: afleveren
deliverance {n} (Extrication from danger, imprisonment, etc.) :: bevrijding {f}, verlossing {f}
delivery {n} (act of conveying something) :: levering {f}
delivery {n} (act of giving birth) :: bevalling {f}, verlossing {f}, geboorte {f}
dell {n} (valley) SEE: valley ::
delouse {v} (to remove lice from) :: ontluizen
Delphi {prop} (city of ancient Greece) :: Delfi {n}
delta {n} (fourth letter of modern Greek alphabet) :: delta {m} {f}
delta {n} (landform at the mouth of a river) :: delta {m} {f}
delta {n} (mathematical symbol Δ) :: delta {f}
deltoid {adj} (in the shape of Δ) SEE: triangular ::
delude {v} (to deceive) :: misleiden, bedriegen, begoochelen
deluge {n} (an overwhelming amount of something) :: overvloed, stortvloed
Deluge {prop} (the Biblical flood) :: Zondvloed {f}
delusion {n} (act of deluding; deception; a misleading of the mind) :: inbeelding {c}
delusion {n} (state of being deluded or misled) :: waan {c}, waanzin {c}
delusion {n} (that which is falsely or delusively believed or propagated; false belief; error in belief) :: waanidee {n} {}, waanvoorstelling {c} {}, waandenkbeeld {n} {}, waan {c} {}, hersenschim {c} {}, misvatting {c} {}
deluxe {adj} (fine in quality) :: luxe
delve {v} (to dig in the ground) :: delven
demagogic {adj} (of or pertaining to demagogy or a demagogue) :: demagogisch
demagogism {n} (The practice and principles of a demagogue) :: demagogisme {n}
demagogue {n} ((historical) a leader of the people) :: demagoog {m}, volksleider {m}
demagogue {n} ((pejorative) a political orator or leader who gains favor by pandering to or exciting the passions and prejudices of the audience rather than by using rational argument) :: demagoog {m}, volksmenner {m}, volksopruier {m}
demagogue {v} (speak or act in the manner of a demagogue) :: volksmennen, demagogie bedrijven/gebruiken
demagogy {n} (demagogism) :: demagogie
demand {n} (desire to purchase goods and services) :: vraag
demand {n} (claim for something) :: eis
demand {v} (to request forcefully) :: eisen, opeisen
demarcate {v} (mark the limits or boundaries of something) :: afbakenen
demarcation {n} (act of marking off a boundary or setting a limit) :: demarcatie, demarkatie
demarcation {n} (thus fixed limit) :: demarcatielijn, demarkatielijn, grenslijn
demarcation {n} (strictly defined separation) :: afbakening {f}, aflijning, afgrenzing
demean {v} (to debase; to lower; to degrade) :: neerhalen, vernederen
demean {v} (to manage; to conduct; to treat) :: gedragen, behandelen
demean {n} (management; treatment) :: beheer, behandeling
demean {n} (behavior; conduct; bearing; demeanor) :: gedrag, houding
demeanor {n} (The outward way in which a person behaves) :: gedragswijze
demerit {n} (quality of being inadequate) :: tekortkoming
demigod {n} (a half-god or hero) :: halfgod {m}
demigod {n} (a lesser deity) :: godje {n}, lagere godheid
demissionary {adj} (Having resigned or been removed, but retaining some status or powers) :: demissionair
demiurge {n} (being that created the universe) :: demiurg {m}
demo {n} (a brief demonstration or visual explanation) :: demo {m}, demonstratie {f}
demo {n} (a short recording of a song etc for publicity) :: demo {m}
demo {n} (an example of a product used for demonstration and then sold at a discount) :: demo {m}
demo {n} (a march or gathering to make a political protest) :: demonstratie {f}
democracy {n} (rule by the people) :: democratie {f}
democracy {n} (government under the rule of its people) :: democratie {f}
democrat {n} (supporter of democracy) :: democraat {m}
democratic {adj} (pertaining to democracy) :: democratisch
Democratic People's Republic of Korea {prop} (country in East Asia (official name)) :: Democratische Volksrepubliek Korea {f}
Democratic Republic of the Congo {prop} (large central African nation, formerly called Zaire) :: Democratische Republiek Congo {f}
democratic socialism {n} (socialism based on democratic principles) :: democratisch socialisme {n}
Democritus {prop} (Greek philosopher) :: Democritus
demographic {adj} (of or pertaining to demography) :: demografisch
demographical {adj} (demographic) SEE: demographic ::
demoiselle crane {n} (crane) :: jufferkraanvogel {m}
demolish {v} (to destroy) :: slopen
demolition {n} (the action of demolishing or destroying) :: sloop, afbraak
demolition derby {n} (competition in which contestants crash cars) :: autorodeo
demon {n} (evil spirit) :: demon {m}, demoon {m}
demonology {n} (study of demons) :: demonologie {f}
demonstrate {v} (to show how to use something) :: demonstreren
demonstration {n} (act) :: demonstratie {f}, betoog {n}
demonstration {n} (event) :: demonstratie {f}, betoging {f}
demonstration {n} (public display of opinion) :: demonstratie {f}, betoging {f}
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative pronoun) SEE: demonstrative pronoun ::
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative adjective) SEE: demonstrative adjective ::
demonstrative adjective {n} (type of adjective) :: bijvoegelijk aanwijzend voornaamwoord {n}
demonstrative pronoun {n} (pronoun which replaces a noun) :: aanwijzend voornaamwoord {n}
demonstrator {n} (forefinger) SEE: forefinger ::
demonstrator {n} (a person involved in a demonstration) :: betoger {m}
demote {v} (To lower the rank or status) :: degraderen
demur {v} (intransitive: To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings) :: uitstellen, verdagen
demur {v} (intransitive: To balk; to oppose.) :: verzet aantekenen
demure {adj} (modest, quiet, reserved) :: bescheiden, beschaafd, keurig, netjes
demystify {v} (to explain) :: demystificeren
den {n} (home of certain animals) :: hol {n}
den {n} (living room of a house) :: woonkamer {c}, huiskamer {c}, leefkamer {c}
dendrite {n} (projection of a nerve cell) :: dendriet {m}
dendrochronology {n} (science of counting tree rings) :: dendrochronologie {f}
dendrology {n} (the study of trees) :: dendrologie {f}, boomkunde {f}
dendron {n} (dendrite) SEE: dendrite ::
Dene-Yeniseian {prop} :: Dené-Jenisejisch
dengue fever {n} (disease) :: dengue
denigrate {v} (to criticise so as to besmirch) :: kleineren, denigreren
denigrate {v} (to treat as worthless) :: kleineren, denigreren
denigrate {v} (blacken) :: zwartmaken
denim {n} (textile with diagonal pattern) :: denim {n}, spijkerstof {n}
denizen {n} (an inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in) :: bewoner {m}
denizen {n} (one who frequents a place) :: stamgast {m}
denizen {n} ((UK) a citizen naturalized through letters patent) :: ingeburgerde {m}
Denmark {prop} (country in Western Europe) :: Denemarken
Dennis {prop} (male given name) :: Dennis
denominator {n} (The number or expression written below the line in a fraction) :: noemer {m}
denotation {n} (act of denoting) :: denotatie, beschrijving
denotation {n} (primary or explicit meaning) :: denotatie, betekenis
denotation {n} (something signified or referred to) :: aanduiding, denotatie, betekenis
denote {v} (to indicate, mark) :: aangeven
denote {v} (to make overt) :: aanduiden
denote {v} (to convey meaning) :: betekenen
denounce {v} (to make known in a formal manner) :: bekendmaken
denounce {v} (to criticize or speak out against) :: beschuldigen, afkeuren
denounce {v} (to make a formal or public accusation against) :: aanklagen
denounce {v} (to proclaim in a threatening manner) :: afkeuren
denounce {v} (to announce the termination of; especially a treaty) :: opzeggen
de novo {adv} (anew) SEE: anew ::
density {n} (physics: amount of matter contained by a given volume) :: dichtheid {f}
density {n} (probability) :: waarschijnlijkheid {f}
dent {n} (shallow deformation in the surface) :: deuk {m}, [Belgium] bluts {m}, [Netherlands] buts {c}
dent {v} (produce a dent) :: deuken, indeuken, [Belgium] blutsen
dent {v} (develop a dent) :: deuken krijgen
dental floss {n} (cord of thin filaments used to clean the areas between the teeth) :: tandzijde {f}
dentate {adj} (Having teeth or toothlike projections) :: gekarteld
dentist {n} (specialized medical doctor) :: tandarts
dentistry {n} (the field of medicine which studies and treats conditions of the teeth) :: tandheelkunde {f}
dentistry {n} (translations to be checked) :: tandheelkunde {f}
denture {n} (set of teeth, the teeth viewed as a unit) :: gebit {n}
denture {n} (artificial replacement of one or more teeth) :: gebitsprothese
denture {n} (complete replacement of all teeth in a mouth) :: kunstgebit {n}
deny {v} (disallow) SEE: forbid ::
deny {v} (to assert that something is not true) :: ontkennen
deodorant {n} (odor-controlling cosmetic for the underarm) :: deodorant, deo {m}
deontic {adj} (pertaining to necessity, duty or obligation) :: deontisch
deontological {adj} (of or relating to deontology) :: deontologisch
deontology {n} (Ethical study of duties, obligations, and rights) :: deontologie {f}
deoxyribonucleic acid {n} (deoxyribonucleic acid) :: desoxyribonucleïnezuur
deoxyribose {n} (derivative of ribose) :: deoxyribose
depart {v} (to leave) :: vertrekken
depart {v} (to die) :: heengaan
depart {v} (to deviate) :: afwijken
depart {v} (to go away from) :: verlaten
department store {n} (store containing many departments) :: warenhuis {n}
departure {n} (the act of departing) :: vertrek {n}
departure {n} (deviation from a plan or procedure) :: afwijking {f}
departure {n} (death) :: overlijden {n}
depend {v} (rely on support) :: afhangen
depend {v} (trust) :: vertrouwen
depend {v} (hang down) :: hangen
depend {v} (be pending) :: hangende zijn
dependable {adj} (able to be depended on) :: betrouwbaar
dependence {n} (state of being dependent) :: afhankelijkheid {f}, nood {f}
dependence {n} (irresistible need) :: verslaving {f}, afhankelijkheid {f}
dependency {n} (something dependent or subordinate to something else) :: iets afhankelijks
dependency {n} (a colony or similar territory subject to rule by an external power) :: kolonie {f}, schutgebied {n}
dependency {n} (addiction) :: afhankelijkheid {f}
dependency {n} (computing: reliance on functionality) :: afhankelijkheid {f}
dependent {adj} (relying upon; depending upon) :: afhankelijk
dependent clause {n} (subordinate clause) SEE: subordinate clause ::
depict {v} (to render a representation of something, see also: describe) :: afbeelden, beschrijven
depiction {n} (lifelike image) :: uitbeelding {f}, afbeelding {f}
depiction {n} (drawing or painting) :: afbeelding {f}
depilate {v} (to remove hair from the body) :: ontharen, depileren
deplete {v} (exhaust) SEE: exhaust ::
deplete {v} (empty or unload) :: leegmaken, opruimen, afbreken
deplorable {adj} (deserving strong condemnation; shockingly bad) :: verwerpelijk
deplorable {adj} (lamentable, to be felt sorrow for, worthy of compassion) :: betreurenswaardig, deplorabel, deerniswekkend
deploy {v} (to install, test and implement a computer system or application) :: uitrollen
deponent {n} (a deponent verb) :: deponent
depopulate {v} (to reduce the population of a region by disease, war, forced relocation etc.) :: ontvolken
deport {v} (to evict, especially from a country) :: uitzetten, deporteren
deportation {n} (act of deporting or exiling) :: deportatie
depose {v} (to put - or lay something down) :: neerleggen
depose {v} (to remove (a leader) from office) :: afzetten, onttronen (monarch only), uit het ambt ontzetten
depose {v} (to give evidence or testimony) :: getuigen, getuigenis afleggen
depose {v} (to take an oath) :: een/de eed afleggen/ zweren
depose {v} (to interrogate and elicit testimony) :: laten getuigen, onttronen, uit het ambt ontzetten, eed getuigenis/ afleggen afnemen, verhoren
deposit {n} (sediment or rock different from the surrounding material) :: afzetting {f}, neerzetting {f}
deposit {n} (asset that was left to the care of the other) :: storting {f}
deposit {n} (money placed in an account) :: deposito {n}
deposit {n} (money given as an initial payment) :: aanbetaling {f}
deposit {n} (security for a borrowed item) :: statiegeld
deposit {v} (to lay down) :: afzetten, neerzetten
deposit {v} (to entrust one's assets to the care of another) :: storten
deposition {n} (removal of someone from office) :: schorsing {f}
deprave {v} (To speak ill of) :: kwaad spreken,bekladden
deprave {v} (To make bad or worse) :: slecht maken,doen verloederen,doen ontaarden,
depraved {adj} (extremely wrong in a moral sense) :: verdorven
depravity {n} (A particular depraved act or trait) :: schanddaad {m} {f}
deprecate {v} (express disapproval of) :: afkeuren
deprecated {adj} (strongly disapproved of) :: afgekeurd
deprecated {adj} (computing: obsolescent) :: afgekeurd, verouderd, gedeprecieerd
depredation {n} (A raid or predatory attack) :: plundering, rooftocht
depress {v} (to make depressed, sad or bored) :: deprimeren
depressing {adj} (causing depression or sadness) :: deprimerend
depression {n} (psychology: state of mind) :: depressie {f}
deprivation {n} (state of being deprived) :: [usually plural] ontberingen
deprive {v} (take something away; deny someone of something) :: ontnemen
deprived {adj} (subject to deprivation) :: misdeeld
depth {n} (vertical distance below a surface) :: diepte {f}
depths {n} (plural of depth) SEE: depth ::
deputation {n} (appointing a representative) :: deputatie
deputy {n} (representative) :: adjudant {m}, adjudante {f}
deracinate {v} (pull up by the roots; to uproot; to extirpate) :: ontwortelen, deracineren
deracinate {v} (force (people) from their homeland to a new or foreign location) :: onthemen
derailment {n} (action of a locomotive or train leaving the rails along which it runs) :: ontsporing
Derek {prop} (given name) :: Diederik, Diedrich, Dirk
derelict {adj} (abandoned) :: verlaten, verwaarloosd; instorten, uiteenvallen
deride {v} (to harshly mock; ridicule) :: ridiculiseren, belachelijk maken, bespotten
derivation {n} :: afleiding {f}
derivative {n} (something derived) :: afgeleide {f}, derivaat {n}
derivative {n} (word that derives from another) :: afleiding {f}
derive {v} (obtain (something) from something else) :: afleiden
derive {v} (deduce (a conclusion) by reasoning) :: afleiden, deduceren
derive {v} (find the derivation of (a word or phrase)) :: afleiden
derive {v} (create (a compound) from another by means of a reaction) :: afleiden
derive {v} (originate (from)) :: ontstaan
dermatologist {n} (one who is skilled, professes or practices dermatology) :: dermatoloog {m}
dernier {adj} (final, last) SEE: final ::
derogatory {adj} (tending to lessen in value) :: denigrerend, beledigend, kleinerend
derring-do {n} (brave and adventurous actions) :: heldendaden, waaghalzerij
dervish {n} (a member of Dervish fraternity of Sufism) :: derwisj {m}
Dervish {n} (a Sufi Muslim ascetic fraternity) :: derwisj {m}
desalination {n} (process of removing salt from sea water in order to make drinking water) :: ontzilting {f}
desanctify {v} (to desanctify) :: ontheiligen
descend {v} (to pass from a higher to a lower place) :: afdalen, neerdalen
descend {v} (to come down as from source or original) :: afstammen
descendant {n} (one who is the progeny of someone) :: afstammeling {m}, nakomeling {m}, nazaat {m}, telg {m}
descendant {n} (which derives directly from a given precursor or source) :: afstammeling {m}, nakomeling {m}
descendant {n} (later evolutionary type) :: afstammeling {m}
descent {n} (instance of descending) :: afdaling {f}
descent {n} (way down) :: afdaling {f}
descent {n} (sloping passage or incline) :: afdaling {f}, helling
descent {n} (lineage or hereditary derivation) :: afkomst, herkomst
describe {v} (to represent in words) :: beschrijven, omschrijven
description {n} (account in words) :: beschrijving {f}
description word {n} (adjective) SEE: adjective ::
descry {v} (see) SEE: see ::
desecrate {v} (to profane or violate sacredness) :: ontwijden
desecration {n} (act of disrespect towards sacred) :: heiligschennis {f}, ontheiliging {f}
desert {n} (barren area) :: woestijn {f}
desert {v} (to abandon) :: achterlaten, verlaten, aan m 'n lot overlaten
desert {v} (to leave military service) :: deserteren
deserted {adj} (abandoned) :: verlaten
deserted {adj} (desolate) :: ontredderd, desolaat, troosteloos
desertion {n} (deserting) :: desertie {f}, vaandelvlucht
deserve {v} (to merit) :: verdienen
deserving {adj} (worthy of reward or praise) :: loffelijk
desiccate {v} (to dry) :: drogen, dehydreren, deshydrateren, ontwateren, uitdrogen, verdrogen
desiccate {v} (to preserve by drying) :: drogen
design {n} (plan) :: ontwerp {n}
design {n} (pattern) :: dessin
design {n} (art of designing) :: vormgeving
design {v} (to plan an artwork etc.) :: ontwerpen
designate {v} (to mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate) :: bepalen
designate {v} (to call by a distinctive title; to name) :: noemen, benoemen, aanduiden als
designated driver {n} (Individual not drinking for the purpose of driving their companions home) :: bob
designation {n} (distinguishing mark or name) :: benaming
designee {n} (one who has been designated) SEE: assignee ::
designer {n} (person who designs) :: ontwerper {m}, designer {m}
desirability {n} (state of being desirable) :: wenselijkheid {f}
desirable {adj} (suitable to be desired) :: wenselijk
desire {v} (desire) SEE: want ::
desire {v} (wish for earnestly) :: wensen, verlangen
desire {v} (want emotionally or sexually) :: begeren, verlangen
desire {n} (something wished for) :: verlangen {n}, wens {m}
desire {n} (strong attraction) :: begeerte {f}
desk {n} (table for writing and reading) :: bureau {n}, schrijftafel {f}, schrijfberd {n}
desktop {n} (a desktop computer) :: desktop {m}
desktop {n} (on-screen background) :: bureaublad {n}, desktop {m}
despair {v} (to be hopeless) :: wanhopen
despair {n} (loss of hope) :: wanhoop {c}
desperate {adj} (filled with despair) :: wanhopig, vertwijfeld, radeloos, hopeloos, desperaat
desperately {adv} (in a desperate manner) :: wanhopig
despicable {adj} (deserving to be despised) :: verachtelijk, verfoeilijk, afschuwelijk
despise {v} (to regard with contempt or scorn) :: verachten
despite {prep} (in spite of) :: ondanks
despondence {n} (despondency) SEE: despondency ::
despondency {n} (loss of hope or confidence) :: wanhoop {m}, radeloosheid {m}
despondency {n} (a feeling of depression or disheartenment) :: wanhoop {m}, radeloosheid {m}
despondent {adj} (in low spirits from loss of hope or courage) :: moedeloos, wanhopig, neergeslagen, hopeloos
despot {n} (ruler with absolute power; tyrant) :: despoot {m}
dessert {n} (sweet confection served as the last course of a meal) :: dessert {n}, nagerecht {n}, toetje {n}
destabilise {v} (destabilise) SEE: destabilize ::
destabilize {v} (to make something unstable) :: destabiliseren
destalinization {n} (process of discrediting and the reforming the policies of Joseph Stalin) :: destalinisatie {f}
destination {n} (the place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent) :: bestemming
destiny {n} (predetermined condition; fate; fixed order of things) :: lot {n}
destroy {v} (to damage beyond use or repair) :: vernietigen, vernielen, verwoesten, kapot maken, slopen
destroy {v} (to cause destruction) :: vernielen
destroy {v} (to neutralize) :: kapot maken, vernielen, tenietdoen
destroy {v} (to put down or euthanize (e.g. an animal)) :: afmaken, laten inslapen
destroy {v} ((computing) to remove data (e.g., from memory)) :: wissen
destroy {v} ((colloquial) to defeat soundly) :: verpulveren, vernietigen
destruct {v} (to cause the destruction of) :: vernietigen, slopen
destruction {n} (act of destroying) :: vernietiging {f}
destructive {adj} (causing destruction; damaging) :: destructief, destructieve, verwoestend, verwoestende
destructure {v} (dismantle) SEE: dismantle ::
desulfurize {v} (to remove the sulfur) :: ontzwavelen
desultory {adj} (jumping, or passing, from one thing or subject to another, without order or rational connection) :: onsamenhangend
detachment {n} (separation) :: scheiding, losraking
detachment {n} (indifference) :: afstandelijkheid, gereserveerdheid
detachment {n} (impartiallity) :: onpartijdigheid
detachment {n} (military unit) :: detachering, detachement
detail {n} (something small enough to escape casual notice) :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
detail {n} (uncountable: a profusion of details) :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
detail {n} (something considered trivial enough to ignore) :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
detail {n} (plural: personal information) :: persoonsgegevens {n-p}
detail {n} (military: temporary unit) :: detachement {n}
detail {v} (to explain in detail) :: gedetailleerd uitleggen, detailleren, gedetailleerd beschrijven
detail {v} (US (?): to clean carefully (particularly a car)) :: uitgebreid schoonmaken
detailed {adj} (characterized by attention to detail and thoroughness of treatment) :: gedetailleerd
detain {v} (to detain) SEE: hold ::
detain {v} (put under custody) :: detineren
detect {v} (to detect) SEE: notice ::
detect {v} (to discover or find by careful search, examination, or probing) :: detecteren
detectable {adj} (That which can be detected) :: detecteerbaar
detective {n} (police officer who looks for evidence) :: rechercheur {m}, speurder {m}, detective {m}
detective {n} (person employed to find information) :: detective {m}, speurder {m}
detention {n} :: hechtenis {f}
deter {v} (to prevent something from happening) :: verhinderen
deter {v} (to persuade someone not to do something) :: ontmoedigen
detergent {n} (any non-soap cleaning agent, especially a synthetic surfactant) :: wasmiddel, reinigingsmiddel
deteriorate {v} (make worse) :: verslechteren, slechter maken
deteriorate {v} (grow worse) :: verslechteren
determinative {n} (determiner) SEE: determiner ::
determine {v} (to set the limits of) :: vaststellen
determine {v} (to ascertain definitely) :: bepalen
determiner {n} (class of words) :: determinator {m}
determiner {n} (dependent function in a noun phrase) :: determinator {m}
determiner {n} (something that determines) :: aanwijzer {m}
determinism {n} (notion in ethics) :: determinisme {n}
deterrence {n} (act of deterring) :: ontrading {f}
deterrence {n} :: afschrikking {f}
deterrent {adj} (serving to deter) :: afschrikkend, ontradend
deterrent {n} (Something that deters) :: afschrik {m}
detest {v} (to dislike intensely) :: verafschuwen
detonator {n} (device used to detonate an explosive device) :: detonator {m}, ontsteker {m}
detour {n} (diversion or deviation) :: omleiding {f}, omweg {m}
detour {v} (intransitive: to make a detour) :: omlopen, omrijden etc.
detour {v} (transitive: to direct or send on a detour) :: omleiden
detox {n} (detoxification) :: ontwenningskuur
detriment {n} (harm, hurt, damage) :: schade {n}, schadelijk
detrimental {adj} (causing damage or harm) :: schadelijk, nadelig
detritivore {n} (organism that feeds on detritus) :: detrivoor
detritus {n} :: afval, puin
dette {n} (debt) SEE: debt ::
deuce {n} (playing card) :: twee {f}
deuterium {n} (isotope of hydrogen, see also: heavy hydrogen) :: deuterium {n}
deuteron {n} (deuterium nucleus) :: deuteron {m}, deuteriumkern {m}
Deuteronomy {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Deuteronomium
devastation {n} (act of devastating or state of being devastated) :: verwoesting {f}
develop {v} (to progress) :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to progress through stages) :: zich ontwikkelen, uitgroeien
develop {v} (to create) :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to bring out photographic images) :: ontwikkelen
developer {n} (someone engaged in product creation and improvement) :: ontwikkelaar {m}, ontwerper {m}
developer {n} (real estate developer) :: promotor {m}, projectontwikkelaar {m}
developer {n} (liquid used in chemical film processing) :: ontwikkelaar {m}
developer {n} (software programmer) :: [-analist] programmeur {m}
developing country {n} (poorer country) :: ontwikkelingsland {n}
development {n} (process of developing) :: ontwikkeling
deviance {n} (variation from expected behavior or form) :: afwijking
deviance {n} (person or thing that differs from the expected) :: buitenbeentje
deviant {adj} (of or pertaining to a deviation) :: afwijkend
deviant {n} (person who deviates) :: afwijkeling {m}, afvallige
deviant {n} (thing that deviates) :: afwijkeling {m}
deviate {v} (To go off course from; to change course; to change plans) :: afwijken
deviate {v} (To fall outside of, or part from, some norm; to stray) :: afwijken
deviation {n} (act of deviating) :: afwijken
device {n} (piece of equipment) :: toestel, apparaat
device driver {n} (software that communicates between operating system and hardware) :: stuurprogramma {n}
devil {n} (dust devil) SEE: dust devil ::
devil {n} (a creature of hell) :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (the devil: the chief devil) :: de duivel {m}
devil {n} (bad part of the conscience) :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (wicked or naughty person) :: duivel {m}, deugniet {m}
devil {n} (thing that is awkward or difficult to understand) :: harde noot {f}
devil {n} (euphemistically, with an article: Hell (as an intensifier)) :: verduiveld
devil {n} (person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him) :: duivel {m}, duvel {m} [informal]
devil {n} (in Christian Science, an evil or erring entity) :: duivel {m}
devil {v} (annoy or bother) :: beduvelen, pesten, plagen
devil {v} (grill with cayenne pepper) :: peperen
devilish {adj} (resembling or characteristic of a devil) :: duivels, diabolisch, satanisch
devilish {adj} (extreme, excessive) :: deksels, duivels, verduiveld
devil is in the details {proverb} (specific provisions of something may be complicated) :: de duivel zit in de details
devilment {n} (devilish action or conduct; mischief) :: duivelse streek,boosaardigheid
devil's advocate {n} (debater) :: advocaat van de duivel
devil's beating his wife {interj} (interjection uttered when it rains while the sun is shining) :: het is kermis in de hel (it is a fair in hell)
devious {adj} (Deviating; not straightforward, not honest, not frank; not standard) :: heimelijk, onoprecht, kronkelend
devoid {adj} (empty, completely without) :: verstoken zijn van
devolution {n} (a rolling down) :: neergang
devote {v} (to commit oneself for a certain matter) :: wijden, toewijden
devotion {n} (the act or state of devoting or being devoted) :: verering {f}, toewijding
devotion {n} (feelings of strong or fervent affection; dedication) :: toewijding
devotion {n} (religious veneration, zeal, or piety) :: verering
devour {v} (to eat greedily) :: verslinden, schransen,, vreten
dew {n} (moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc) :: dauw {m}
dew {v} (moisten) :: bedauwen
dewberry {n} (Rubus caesius) :: dauwbraam {m} {f}
dewclaw {n} (dewclaw) :: wolfsklauw, hubertusklauw
dew point {n} (temperature) :: dauwpunt
dewy {adj} (covered by dew) :: dauwig, bedauwd
dexterity {n} (skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands) :: handigheid
dexterous {adj} (skillful in some specific thing) :: handig
dextromanual {adj} (right-handed) SEE: right-handed ::
dharma {n} (principle that orders the universe) :: dharma
Dhivehi {n} (an Indo-Aryan language) :: Divehi, Maldivisch {n}, Maledivisch {n}
dhoti {n} (dhoti) :: lendendoek
diabetes {n} (A group of metabolic diseases) :: diabetes {m}, suikerziekte
diabetes mellitus {n} (medical disorder) :: suikerziekte {f}'
diabetic {adj} (suitable for one having diabetes mellitus) :: diabetisch
diachronic {adj} (changing with time) :: diachronisch
diacritic {adj} (distinguishing) SEE: diacritical ::
diacritic {adj} (denoting a distinguishing mark) SEE: diacritical ::
diacritical {adj} (of, pertaining to, or serving as a diacritic) :: diakritisch
diaeresis {n} (diacritic placed over a vowel letter) :: trema {n}
diagenesis {n} (all the chemical, physical, and biological changes sediment goes through during and after lithification) :: diagenese
diagnosis {n} (identification of the nature and cause of an illness) :: diagnose {f}
diagnostic {adj} (of, or relating to diagnosis) :: diagnostisch
diagonal {n} (slash) SEE: slash ::
diagonal {adj} (geometry: joining two nonadjacent vertices) :: diagonaal
diagonal {adj} (having a slanted or oblique direction) :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (something forming or resembling a diagonal line) :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (line or cut across a fabric) :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (geometry: diagonal line or plane) :: diagonaal
diagonal matrix {n} (type of matrix) :: diagonaalmatrix
diagram {n} (plan, drawing, sketch or outline to show workings or parts relationships) :: diagram {n}
dial {n} (sundial) SEE: sundial ::
dial {n} (panel on a radio; knob that is turned to change the wavelength) :: kanaalkiezer {m} {f}
dial {n} (clock face) SEE: clock face ::
dialect {n} (variety of a language) :: dialect {n}, mondaard {f}, streektaal {f}
dialectical materialism {n} (branch of philosophy) :: dialectisch materialisme {n}
dialectology {n} (the study of dialects) :: dialectologie {f}
dialog {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals) :: dialoog {m}
dialog {n} (verbal part of a literary or dramatic work) :: dialoog {m}
dialog {n} (literary form resembling a conversation) :: dialoog {m}
dialog {n} (computing: dialogue box) :: dialoogvenster {n}
dialog {v} (discuss) :: dialogeren, discussiëren, kortsluiten
dialogue {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals) :: dialoog {m}, gesprek {n}
dialogue {n} (verbal part of a literary or dramatic work) :: dialoog {m}
dialogue {n} (literary form resembling a conversation) :: dialoog {m}
dialogue {n} (computing: dialogue box) :: dialoogvenster {n}
dialogue {v} (discuss) :: dialogeren, discussiëren, kortsluiten
diamagnetic {adj} (exhibiting diamagentism) :: diamagnetisch
diamagnetism {n} (weak form of magnetism) :: diamagnetisme {n}
diameter {n} (line) :: middellijn {f}, diameter {m}
diameter {n} (length of this line) :: diameter {m}, doorsnede {m} {f}
diamond {n} (rhombus) SEE: rhombus ::
diamond {n} (uncountable: mineral) :: diamant {n}
diamond {n} (gemstone) :: diamant {m}
diamond {v} (to adorn with diamonds) :: inleggen met diamant
diamonds {n} (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♦) :: ruiten {m} {f}, koeken {m} {f} [Belgium]
Diana {prop} (Roman goddess) :: Diana {f}
diaper {n} (absorbent garment worn by a baby, or by someone who is incontinent) :: luier {m}, pamper {m}
diaperhood {n} (period of wearing diapers) :: luiertijd {m}, babytijd {m}
diaphanous {adj} (of a fine, almost transparent texture) :: ragfijn
diaphanous {adj} (transparent; allowing light to pass through) :: doorzichtig, doorschijnend
diaphoneme {n} (abstract phonological unit denoting all the dialectal variations of a phoneme) :: diafoneem {n}
diaphragm {n} (anatomy: sheet of muscle separating thorax from abdomen) :: middenrif {n}
diaphragm {n} (mechanics: flexible membrane) :: diafragma {n}, membraan {n}
diarchy {n} (form of government) :: diarchie {n}
diarrhea {n} (medical condition) :: diarree
diary {n} (daily log of experiences) :: dagboek
Diaspora {prop} (dispersion of a group of people) :: diaspora
diatom {n} (grouping of minute algae) :: kiezelwier, diatomee
diazepam {n} (minor tranquillizer) :: diazepam
dibbler {n} (Parantechinus apicalis) :: gespikkelde buidelmuis, dibbler
dice {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance) SEE: die ::
dice {v} (to cut into small cubes) :: in blokjes snijden
dice snake {n} (Natrix tessellata) :: dobbelsteenslang, dambordslang
dicey {adj} (fraught with danger) :: gevaarlijk, bedreigend
dicey {adj} (of uncertain, risky outcome) :: onzeker, riskant
dichotomy {n} (separation or division into two) :: dichotomie, tweedeling
dick {n} (slang: penis) :: lul {m}, pik {m}, piemel {m}, leuter
dick {n} (highly contemptible person) :: lul {m}
dickhead {n} ((slang) glans penis) :: eikel {m}
dickhead {n} ((slang) stupid person) :: eikel {m}
dickhead {n} (glans penis) SEE: glans penis ::
dictation {n} (the process of speaking for someone else to write down the words) :: dictee {n}
dictator {n} (totalitarian leader of a dictatorship) :: dictator {m}
dictatorship {n} (a government led by a dictator) :: dictatuur {f}
diction {n} (clarity of word choice) :: dictie {f}
dictionary {n} (publication that explains the meanings of an ordered list of words) :: woordenboek {n}
didgeridoo {n} (Australian musical instrument) :: didgeridoo {m}
die {v} (to stop living) :: doodgaan, sterven, overlijden
die {v} (to be cut off from family or friends) :: sterven
die {v} (to become spiritually dead) :: sterven
die {v} (to be mortified or shocked) :: sterven
die {v} (to break down) :: het laten afweten, het opgeven
die {n} (cubical part of a pedestal) :: voet {m}, plint {f}
die {n} (device for cutting into a specified shape) :: mal {f}, matrijs {f}, vorm {f}
die {n} (embossed device used in stamping) :: stempel {m}
die {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance) :: dobbelsteen {m}, teerling {m} [archaic], rafelsteen {m}
dieldrin {n} (cyclodiene insecticide) :: dieldrin
diencephalon {n} (region of the human brain) :: tussenhersen
dieresis {n} (diacritic) SEE: diaeresis ::
diesel {n} (fuel) :: diesel {m}
diesel engine {n} (a type of engine) :: dieselmotor
diesel motor {n} (diesel engine) SEE: diesel engine ::
diet {n} (food a person or animal consumes) :: dieet {n}
diet {n} (controlled regimen of food) :: dieet {n}
diet {n} (council of leaders) :: parlement {n}, rijksdag {m}
dietary fibre {n} (undigested substance) :: voedingsvezel
differ {v} (not to have the same characteristics) :: verschillen, afwijken
differ {v} (to have diverging opinions, disagree) :: verschillen
difference {n} (quality of being different) :: verschil {n}
difference {n} (characteristic of something that makes it different from something else) :: verschil {n}, onderscheid {n}
difference {n} (disagreement or argument about something important) :: meningsverschil
difference {n} (arithmetic: result of a subtraction) :: verschil {n}
difference {v} (to distinguish or differentiate) :: differentiëren, onderscheiden
difference quotient {n} (slope of the secant) :: differentiaalquotiënt {n}
different {adj} (not the same) :: verschillend, anders, ongelijk
different {adj} (unlike most others) :: anders
differential {n} (infinitesimal change) :: differentiaal {f}
differential calculus {n} (calculus that deals with instantaneous rates of change) :: differentiaalrekening {f}
differential equation {n} (equation involving the derivatives of a function) :: differentiaalvergelijking
differentiate {v} (to show or be the distinction) :: zich onderscheiden
differentiate {v} (to perceive the difference) :: onderscheiden, differentiëren, discrimineren
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the derivative) :: afleiden
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the differential) :: differentiëren
differentiate {v} (biology: to produce distinct organs or to achieve specific functions) :: differentiëren
differently able {adj} (euphemism for 'disabled') :: andersvalide
difficult {adj} (hard, not easy) :: lastig, moeilijk
difficulty {n} (state of being difficult) :: moeilijkheid {f}
difficulty {n} (obstacle) :: hindernis {f}
diffidence {n} (The state of being diffident, timid or shy; reticence or self-effacement) :: Verlegenheid, terughoudendheid, bescheidenheid
diffident {adj} (distrustful) :: wantrouwig
diffident {adj} (lacking confidence in oneself) :: onzeker
diffraction grating {n} (surface having a large number of closely spaced lines or slits) :: tralie {f}
dig {v} (to move hard-packed earth out of the way) :: graven, delven
dig {n} (archeological investigation) :: opgraving {f}
digamma {n} (letter of the Old Greek alphabet) :: digamma {m} {f}
digest {v} (to distribute or arrange methodically) :: ordenen
digest {v} (to separate food in the alimentary canal) :: verteren
digest {v} (to think over and arrange methodically in the mind) :: overdenken
digest {v} (to undergo digestion) :: verteren
digest {n} (compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged) :: compendium {n}, overzicht {n}
digest {n} (magazine of abridged articles) :: compendium {n}, overzicht {n}
digestible {adj} (capable of being digested) :: verteerbaar
digestion {n} (process in gastrointestinal tract) :: spijsvertering {f}, vertering {f}
digestion {n} (processing of decay in organic matter assisted by microorganisms) :: vertering {f}, verteren {n}
digestion {n} (assimilation and understanding of ideas) :: verwerven {n}, verwerving {f}, assimilatie {f}
digestive system {n} (system of organs) :: maag-darmstelsel {n}
digger {n} (spade (playing card)) SEE: spade ::
digger {n} (nickname for a friend) SEE: bugger ::
digger {n} (large piece of machinery) :: graafmachine
digger {n} (one who digs) :: graver
digit {n} (finger or toe) :: vinger {m} (finger), teen {m} (toe)
digit {n} (numeral) :: cijfer {n}
digital {adj} (having to do or performed with a finger) :: vinger-
digital {adj} (representing discrete values) :: discreet
digital {adj} (of or relating to computers) :: digitaal
digital camera {n} (electronic camera) :: digitale camera {m}
digitalize {v} (make digital) :: digitaliseren
digits {n} (slang: telephone number) :: nummer {n}
dignify {v} (to honor) :: vereren
dignitary {n} (important or influential person) :: hoogwaardigheidsbekleder {m}, hoogwaardigheidsbekleedster {f}
dignity {n} (quality or state) :: waardigheid {c}
dignity {n} (formality, stateliness) :: plechtigheid {c}
dignity {n} (high office or rank) :: waardigheid {c}
digraph {n} (computing: two-character sequence) :: digraaf {c}
digraph {n} (pair of letters) :: digraaf {c}
digraph {n} (directed graph) SEE: directed graph ::
digress {v} (to deviate) :: afdwalen
digression {n} (a departure from the main subject in speech or writing) :: uitweiding {f}
Dijon {prop} (city in Burgundy) :: Dijon
Diksmuide {prop} (a Belgian city and municipality in West Flanders) :: Diksmuide
dilapidated {adj} (having fallen into a state of disrepair) :: verloederd, verwaarloosd, vervallen
dilapidation {n} (the state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined) :: bouwvalligheid, verkrotting, verloedering, verval {n}
dilapidation {n} ((law) the act of dilapidating, damaging a building or structure through neglect or by intention) :: verloedering, verwaarlozing, verstoring, verval {n}
dilate {v} (To enlarge; to make bigger) :: dilateren
dilate {v} (To become wider or larger; to expand) :: uitzetten {p}
dilation {n} (delay) SEE: delay ::
dildo {n} (artificial phallus) :: dildo {m}, vibrator {m}
dilemma {n} (circumstance in which a choice must be made between two alternatives) :: dilemma {n}
dilettante {n} (someone who dabbles) :: liefhebber {m}, amateur {m}
dilettante {n} (person with a general but superficial interest) :: liefhebber {m}, amateur {m}
dilettante {n} :: kunstliefhebber {m}, [e] dilettant
dilettante {adj} (pertaining to or like a dilettante) :: dilettantisch
diligence {n} (qualities of a hard worker, including conscientiousness, determination, perseverance) :: toewijding {f}, vasthoudendheid {f}
diligence {n} (one of the seven contrary virtues) :: moed {f}, sterkte {f}, vasthoudendheid {f}, standvastigheid {f}
diligent {adj} (hard-working and focused) :: ijverig, vlijtig, toegewijd
dill {n} (fool) SEE: fool ::
dill {n} (herb of the species Anethum graveolens) :: dille {m}
diluent {n} (That which dilutes) :: verdunner {m}
dilute {v} (to add more of a solvent to a solution; especially to add more water) :: verdunnen
dim {adj} (not bright, not colourful) :: donker, schemerachtig, schemerig, mat
dim {adj} (not smart) :: dom
dim {adj} (indistinct) :: vaag
dim {v} (to make something less bright) :: verduisteren, dimmen, afblinden
dime a dozen {adj} (so common as to be practically worthless) :: dertien in een dozijn
dimension {n} (measure of spatial extent) :: dimensie {f}, afmeting {f}
dimension {n} (in physics) :: dimensie {f}
diminish {v} (To make smaller) :: verkleinen, verminderen
diminish {v} (To become smaller) :: afnemen, verkleinen
diminish {v} (To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone) :: verlagen
diminutive {adj} (very small) :: klein
diminutive {adj} (serving to diminish) :: verkleinend
diminutive {n} (grammar: word form expressing smallness) :: verkleinwoord {n}, diminutief {n}
dimmer {n} (Rheostat) :: dimmer
dimple {n} (small depression or indentation in generic surface) :: bult, gaatje {n}
dimple {n} (skin depression, especially at corners of the mouth) :: kuiltje {n}
dimple {v} (create a dimple in) :: blutsen, indeuken, deuken
din {n} (loud noise) :: lawaai, geschreeuw
dine {v} (to eat; to eat dinner or supper) :: dineren
ding-a-ling {n} (dick) SEE: dick ::
ding-dong ditch {v} (ringing someone's door bell and running away) :: belletje trekken, belletje lellen
dinghy {n} (small boat) :: jol, kleine kano
dinghy {n} (inflatable boat) :: rubberboot
dingo {n} (wild dog native to Australia) :: dingo {m}
dining room {n} (room, in a home or hotel, where meals are eaten) :: eetkamer de
dink {n} (sports) :: lobben
dinner {n} (main meal of the day) :: avondeten {n}, avondmaaltijd {m}, avondmaal {n}, eten {n}
dinner {n} (a meal given to an animal) :: voer
dinner {n} (midday meal) :: middageten {n}, middagmaaltijd {m}, middagmaal {n}, lunch {m}
dinner {n} (a formal meal) :: dinee {n}
dinosaur {n} (extinct reptile) :: dinosaurus {m}
diocese {n} (region administered by a bishop) :: bisdom, diocees {n}, diocese {f}
diode {n} (electronic device) :: diode {f}
dioptase {n} (Mineral) :: dioptaas
dioxide {n} (any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule) :: dioxide {n}
diphthong {n} (complex vowel sound) :: diftong {m}, tweeklank {m}
diploë {n} (thin layer of tissue) :: diploë
diploid {adj} (of a cell, having a pair of each type of chromosome) :: diploïd
diploma {n} (certificate) :: diploma {n}
diplomacy {n} (art of conducting international relations) :: diplomatie {f}
diplomacy {n} (tact and subtle skill in dealing with people) :: diplomatie {f}
diplomat {n} (person who is accredited to represent a government) :: diplomaat {m}
diplomat {n} (someone who uses skill and tact in dealing with other people) :: diplomaat {m}
diplomatic {adj} (concerning relationships between governments) :: diplomatiek
diplomatic relations {n} (diplomatic intercouse) :: diplomatieke betrekkingen {f-p}
diplomatist {n} (diplomat) SEE: diplomat ::
dipper {n} (bird) :: waterspreeuw
dipper {n} (vessel) :: pollepel
diptote {n} ((grammar) a noun which has only two cases) :: diptoot {m}
diptych {n} (writing tablet consisting of two leaves of rigid material) :: diptiek {f}
diptych {n} (picture or series of pictures painted on two tablets) :: diptiek {f}
dire {adj} (warning of bad consequences) :: onheilspellend, omineus
dire {adj} (expressing bad consequences) :: gevaarlijk, vreselijk, sinister, verschrikkelijk
direct current {n} (electric current in which the electrons flow in one direction, but may vary with time) :: gelijkstroom {m}
direct debit {n} (single order to allow an entity to charge one's account) :: automatische incasso
directed graph {n} (type of graphs) :: gerichte graaf {m}, digraaf {c}
direct flight {n} (a flight without changing aircraft) :: directe vlucht {f}
direct free kick {n} (soccer) :: rechtstreekse vrije trap {m}
direction {n} (indication of the point toward which an object is moving) :: richting
directions {n} (direction) SEE: direction ::
directive {n} (instruction or guideline) :: instructie {f}, richtlijn {f}
directive {n} (authoritative decision) :: richtlijn {f}
directive {n} (form of legislative act addressed to the EU Member States) :: richtlijn {f}
directive {adj} (that directs) :: wijzend
directly {adv} (in a direct manner) :: direct, rechtstreeks
directly {adv} (in a straightforward way) :: direct, rechtuit
directly {adv} (plainly, without circumlocution or ambiguity) :: direct, onomwonden, rechtuit
directly {adv} (straightforwardly; honestly) :: zondermeer, eerlijk, rechtuit
directly {adv} (soon; next; when it becomes convenient) :: direct, dadelijk, zodadelijk, meteen, zo
directly {adv} (immediately) SEE: immediately ::
direct object {n} (the noun a verb is directly acting upon) :: lijdend voorwerp {n}
director {n} (supervisor, manager, see also: film director) :: directeur {m} {f}, regisseur {m}
directory {n} (list of names, addresses etc.) :: [usually with an adjective to distinguish it from a tourist guide] gids {m}, repertorium {n}, telefoongids, Gouden gids, Witte gids
directory {n} (structured listing of files) :: lijst {f}
directory {n} (simulated folder) :: folder {m}, map {f}
direct verb {n} (A verb that agrees in person and number with the subject of a clause, by conjugation) :: persoonsvorm {m}
dire straits {n} (difficult position) :: in het nauw
dire wolf {n} (extinct canine) :: reuzenwolf {m}
dirge {n} (a mournful poem or piece of music composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.) :: lijkzang {m}, treurzang {m}, treurlied {n}, rouwzang {m}
dirigible {n} (a self-propelled airship that can be steered) :: luchtschip {n}
dirty {adj} (covered with or containing dirt) :: vuil, smerig, vies
dirty {adj} (morally unclean, obscene or indecent) :: vuil, vulgair, obsceen, schunnig
dirty {adj} (dishonourable, violating standards or rules) :: vuil, smerig, grof, oneerlijk
dirty {adj} (illegal, improper) :: vuil, oneerlijk
dirty {adj} (of color: discolored by impurities) :: vuil
dirty {v} (to make dirty) :: bevuilen
dis- {prefix} (apart) :: ont-
dis {v} (diss) SEE: diss ::
dis {n} (diss) SEE: diss ::
disable {v} (to render unable; to take away the ability) :: onmogelijk maken
disable {v} (to deactivate a function of an electronical or mechanical device) :: uitschakelen, deactiveren
disabled {adj} (made incapable of use or action) :: onklaar
disabled {adj} (having a physical disability) :: gehandicapt, invalide, mindervalide
disabled {n} (the disabled collectively) :: invaliden, [no indefinite article] gehandicapten
disabuse {v} (free of a misconception) :: ontdoen, terugbrengen van een dwaling, uit de droom helpen
disadvantage {n} (weakness) :: nadeel {n}
disadvantaged {adj} (lacking an advantage relative to another) :: kansarm
disagree {v} (not harmonize) :: het niet eens zijn , het oneens zijn
disagree {v} (not correspond) :: niet overeenkomen, niet overeenstemmen
disagreeable {adj} (not agreeable, unsuitable) :: onaangenaam
disagreement {n} (An argument or debate) :: verschil van mening, meningsverschil
disagreement {n} (A condition of not agreeing or concurring) :: niet in overeenstemming
disallow {v} (to refuse to allow) SEE: forbid ::
disallow {v} (to reject as invalid, untrue, or improper) :: afkeuren
disambiguate {v} (remove ambiguities) :: desambigueren
disambiguation {n} (removal of ambiguity) :: desambiguatie
disappear {v} (to vanish) :: verdwijnen
disappear {v} (to make vanish) :: laten verdwijnen
disappearance {n} (action of disappearing or vanishing) :: verdwijning
disappoint {v} (to displease by underperforming etc.) :: teleurstellen
disappointed {adj} (defeated of hope or expectation) :: teleurgesteld
disappointing {adj} (that disappoints or disappoint) :: teleurstellende
disappointment {n} (emotion) :: teleurstelling {f}
disappointment {n} (circumstance) :: tegenvaller, tegenslag
disapprove {v} (to refuse to approve) SEE: reject ::
disapprove {v} (to condemn) :: afkeuren
disapproving {v} (present participle of disapprove) :: afkeurend
disarm {v} (to deprive of arms) :: ontwapenen
disarm {v} (to deprive of the means or the disposition to harm) :: ontwapenen
disarmament {n} (the reduction of military forces and armaments) :: ontwapening
disarray {v} (To throw into disorder; to break the array of) :: verstoren, verwarren
disarray {v} (To take off the dress of; to unrobe) :: uitkleden
disarray {n} (Want of array or regular order) :: wanorde
disassemble {v} (to take to pieces) :: demonteren
disaster {n} (unexpected catastrophe causing physical damage, etc.) :: ramp {c}
disaster {n} (unforeseen event causing great loss, etc.) :: ramp {c}
disastrous {adj} (of the nature of a disaster; calamitous) :: rampzalig, catastrofaal, rampspoedig
disastrous {adj} (foreboding disaster; ill-omened) :: onheilspellend, sinister
disastrously {adv} (in a disastrous way) :: rampzalig
disavow {v} (to refuse to own or acknowledge) :: verloochenen
disavow {v} (to deny or show the contrary of) :: ontkennen
disband {v} (to break up or cause to cease to exist) :: ontbinden
disbelief {n} (unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case) :: ongeloof {n}
disburse {v} (to pay out) :: uitbetalen
disc {n} (disk) SEE: disk ::
discard {v} (to throw away, reject) :: verwerpen, afdanken, afleggen, opzijzetten
discard {v} (to discard, set aside) SEE: remove ::
disc brake {n} (type of brake) :: schijfrem {f}
discharge {v} (to accomplish or complete, as an obligation) :: voltooien
discharge {v} ((electricity) the act of releasing an accumulated charge) :: ontladen
disciple {n} (person who learns from another) :: discipel {m}
disciple {n} (active follower or adherent) :: leerling {m}
Disciple {n} (one of the twelve disciples of Jesus) :: apostel
discipline {n} (controlled behaviour, self-control) :: discipline, (zelf)beheersing
discipline {n} (punishment) :: discipline, tuchtiging, tuchtstraf
discipline {n} (specific branch or knowledge or learning) :: discipline, branche
discipline {n} (category in which a certain activity belongs) :: discipline, branche, tak
discipline {v} (to train someone by instruction and practice) :: drillen
discipline {v} (to teach someone to obey authority) :: disciplineren, temmen
discipline {v} (to punish someone in order to (re)gain control) :: disciplineren, tuchtigen
discipline {v} (to impose order on someone) :: disciplineren, temmen
disclose {v} (physically expose to view) :: onthullen, ontsluieren
disclose {v} (make known) :: onthullen, ontsluieren, bekendmaken, vrijgeven
discombobulate {v} (to befuddle) :: in de war schoppen, verstoren
disconcert {v} (upset the composure) :: verstoren, verwarren, in de war brengen
disconcert {v} (bring into confusion) :: verstoren, verwarren, in de war brengen
disconcert {v} (frustrate) :: doorkruisen, verstoren, verijdelen
disconcerting {adj} (tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting) :: verontrustend, zorgwekkend
disconnected {adj} (math: not connected) :: onsamenhangend
disconsolate {adj} (cheerless, dreary) :: mistroostig
disconsolate {adj} (inconsolable) :: troosteloos
discontent {n} (dissatisfaction) SEE: dissatisfaction ::
discontinue {v} (to stop a process) :: stopzetten, beëindigen
discontinuity {n} (lack of continuity) :: discontinuïteit {f}
discontinuity {n} (subterranean interface) :: discontinuïteit {f}
discord {n} (lack of agreement) :: onenigheid {f}
discord {n} (strife resulting from lack of agreement; dissension) :: tweedracht {f}
discord {n} (harsh or confused sound) :: kabaal {n}
discord {n} (musical dissonance) :: kakofonie {f}
discotheque {n} (nightclub) :: discotheek {f}
discount {n} (reduction in price) :: korting {c}
discourage {v} (to dishearten) :: ontmoedigen
discourage {v} (to persuade somebody not to do something) :: ontraden, afraden om
discouragement {n} (the act of discouraging) :: ontmoediging {f}
discouragement {n} (anything that discourages) :: ontmoediger {m}
discourse {n} (expression in (spoken or written) words) :: betoog {n}, discussie, gesprek {n}, conversatie, uiting, communicatie {f}
discourse {n} (formal lengthy exposition of some subject) :: betoog {n}, verhandeling, discours {n}
discourse {n} (verbal exchange or conversation) :: conversatie, gesprek {n}, gedachtenwisseling
discourse {n} (rational expression, reason) :: rede
discourse {v} (engage in discussion or conversation) :: converseren, spreken
discourse {v} (write or speak formally and at length) :: betogen, een betoog houden , een rede(voering) houden
discourse {v} (to debate) :: bespreken
discourteous {adj} (impolite) :: onhoffelijk
discover {v} (expose something previously covered) :: blootleggen, onthullen
discover {v} (find something for the first time) :: ontdekken
discovery {n} (something discovered) :: ontdekking {f}, vinding {f}
discovery {n} (the discovering of new things) :: ontdekking {f}
discredit {v} (harm reputation) :: in diskrediet brengen
discreet {adj} (respectful of privacy or secrecy; quiet; diplomatic) :: discreet
discrepancy {n} (inconsistency) :: discrepantie {f}
discrepancy {n} (discrepant state) :: discrepantie {f}
discretion {n} (the quality of being discreet or circumspect) :: discretie {f}
discretize {v} (convert continuous space into discrete space) :: discretiseren
discursive {adj} (using reason and argument rather than intuition) :: redenerend
discus {n} (round plate-like object for throwing) :: discus {m}
discus {n} (athletics sport of throwing the discus) :: discuswerpen {n}
discus fish {n} (fish from the genus Symphysodon) :: discusvis
discuss {v} (to converse or debate concerning a particular topic) :: overleggen, discussiëren, debatteren, bediscussiëren, bepraten, bespreken
discussion {n} (conversation or debate) :: bespreking {f}, discussie {f}
discus throw {n} (athletic event where a discus is thrown) :: discuswerpen {n}
disdain {n} (feeling of contempt or scorn) :: ongenoegen, verachting {f}
disdain {v} (to regard with strong contempt) :: minachten, versmaden
disease {n} (an abnormal condition of the body causing discomfort or dysfunction) :: ziekte {f}
disembark {v} (to go ashore, to leave a train or airplane) :: van boord gaan, ontschepen
disembowel {v} (to take or let out the bowels) :: ontdarmen, ontweiden
disenchantment {n} (The act of disenchating or the state of being disenchanted) :: onttovering {f}, ontgoocheling {f}
disenfranchised {adj} (Not represented) :: niet vertegenwoordigd
disenfranchisement {n} (explicit or implicit revocation of, or failure to grant the right to vote) :: Ontzetting uit een recht {m}, Ontneming van het kiesrecht
disequilibrium {n} (the loss of equilibrium or stability) :: onevenwichtigheid, desequilibrium, labiliteit, wankelbaarheid
disgruntled {adj} (unhappy, dissatisfied) :: misnoegd, ontevreden, ontstemd
disgruntlement {n} (The state of being disgruntled) :: ontevredenheid
disguise {n} (attire to hide/assume an identity) :: vermomming {f}, mom {n}
disguise {v} (to change the appearance) :: (zich) vermommen, verhullen
disguise {v} (to prevent revealing something secret) :: verbergen, verhullen, maskeren
disgust {n} (an intense dislike or repugnance) :: afschuw {m}
disgusting {adj} (repulsive, distasteful) :: walgelijk, afschuwelijk
dish {n} (vessel for holding/serving food) :: bord {n}, taloor {f} (only in Flanders and only in dialect)
dish {n} (contents of such a vessel) :: bord {n}, gerecht {n}
dish {n} (specific type of food) :: gerecht {n}
dish {n} (tableware to be/being washed) :: vaat {m}
dish {n} (slang: sexually attractive person) :: stoot {f}
dishcloth {n} (for washing) :: [Flanders] schotelvod {m}, vaatdoek {m}
dishcloth {n} (for drying) :: [Flanders] keukenhanddoek {m}, vaatdoek {m}
dishearten {v} (discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage) :: ontmoedigen
dishes {n} (dishwashing) :: afwas {m}
dish out {v} (to put (food) on to a dish) :: opdienen, dienen, dissen (only in very specific context or expressions, dis is an old word for dining table, so it literally means: put on the table), opdissen (only in very specific context or expressions)
dishtowel {n} (a cloth or towel used to dry dishes) SEE: tea towel ::
dish up {v} (To serve cooked food) :: opdienen
dishware {n} (crockery) :: servies {n}
dishwasher {n} (machine) :: vaatwasser {m}, vaatwasmachine {f}, afwasmachine {f}
dishwasher {n} (person) :: afwasser {m} {f}
dishwashing {n} (dishwashing) SEE: dishes ::
dishwater {n} (washing water) :: afwaswater {n}
disillusion {v} (to free or deprive of illusion; to disenchant) :: ontgoochelen
disinfectant {n} (A substance which kills germs and/or viruses) :: ontsmettingsmiddel
disinformation {n} (intentionally false information) :: desinformatie {f}
disingenuous {adj} (not noble; unbecoming true honor) :: oneerlijk, onwaardig,onoprecht,achterbaks
disinherit {v} (to exclude from inheritance) :: onterven
disintegrate {v} (cause to break into parts) :: desintegreren, ontbinden, opbreken
disintegrate {v} (break up into one's parts) :: desintegreren, uiteenvallen
disjointed {adj} (not connected, coherent, or continuous) :: onsamenhangend, als los zand
disk {n} (a thin, flat, circular plate) :: schijf {f}
disk {n} (something resembling a disk) :: schijf {f}
disk {n} (intervertebral disc) :: discus {m}
disk {n} (a vinyl phonograph/gramophone record) :: plaat {f}
disk {n} (a computer's hard disk) :: harde schijf, schijf {f}
dislike {v} (not to like something) :: een hekel hebben aan, [archaic] het land hebben aan
dislocate {v} (to dislodge a bone) :: ontwrichten
dismantle {v} (divest) :: uitkleden
dismantle {v} (take apart) :: afbreken, demonteren, ontmantelen
dismay {n} (a sudden loss of courage) :: teleurstelling
dismay {v} (to disable with alarm or apprehensions) :: met wanhoop vervullen
dismay {v} (to render lifeless) :: laten besterven
dismay {v} (to take dismay or fright) :: angstig zijn
dismayed {adj} (having the emotion of dismay) :: teleurgesteld
dismember {v} (remove limbs) :: ontleding {f}
dismissal {n} (deprivation of office) :: ontslag {n}
dismount {v} (to get off) :: demonteer
dismountable {adj} (capable of being dismounted) :: demonteerbaar
disobedience {n} (refusal to obey) :: ongehoorzaamheid {f}
disobedient {adj} (not obedient) :: ongehoorzaam
disorder {n} (physical or psychical malfunction) :: stoornis {f}
disorder {n} :: wanorde {f}
disordered {adj} (chaotic) :: onoverzichtelijk, chaotisch, wanordelijk
disorganized schizophrenia {n} (disorganized schizophrenia) :: gedesorganiseerde schizofrenie {f}, hebefrene schizofrenie {f}
disown {v} (to refuse to own) :: verloochenen, verstoten
disparage {n} (marriage) :: getrouwd/huwelijk onder zijn/haar stand
disparage {v} (to match unequally) :: vernederen
disparage {v} (to dishonor by a comparison) :: onteren
disparage {v} (to ridicule) :: belachelijk maken
disparage {v} :: ridiculiseren
disparate {adj} (composed of inherently different elements) :: duidelijk verschillend , onsamenhangend
disparity {n} (the state of being unequal; difference) :: ongelijkheid, onevenredigheid
dispatch {v} (To send with promptness) :: verzenden
dispatch {n} (dismissal) SEE: dismissal ::
dispel {v} (to drive away by scattering) :: verjagen, verdrijven
dispensable {adj} (able to be done without; able to be expended; easily replaced) :: misbaar, onnodig, overbodig
dispensation {n} (act of dispensing) :: uitdeling, bedeling
dispense {v} (to issue, distribute, or put out) :: uitgeven, uitdelen, verdelen
dispense {v} (to supply or make up a medicine or prescription) :: doseren
dispense {v} (to eliminate or do without) :: afschaffen
dispersal {n} (the act or result of dispersing or scattering) :: spreiding {f}
disperse {v} (to scatter) :: verbreiden
dispirit {v} (Lower the morale of) :: ontmoedigen
dispirited {adj} (without spirit) SEE: despondent ::
displace {v} (to move something or someone) :: onthemen
display {n} (spectacle) :: spektakel {n}
display {n} (electronic screen) :: display {n}, beeldscherm {n}
display {v} (to show conspicuously) :: tonen
disposable {adj} (that can be disposed of) :: besteedbaar
disposition {n} (tendency or inclination) :: gezindheid {f}
disprove {v} (to refute) :: weerleggen, ontkrachten
disqualification {n} (act of disqualifying) :: diskwalificatie {f}
disqualify {v} (make ineligible) :: diskwalificeren
disrecommend {v} (to recommend the opposite or negation of) :: afraden
disregard {v} (disregard) SEE: neglect ::
disregard {n} (not paying attention or caring about) :: verontachtzaming
disregard {v} (to ignore) :: veronachtzamen, negeren
disrobe {v} (undress someone or something) :: ontkleden, uitkleden
disrupt {v} (to throw into confusion or disorder) :: verstoren
disrupt {v} (to interrupt or impede something) :: onderbreken, hinderen
disruption {n} (interruption) :: onderbreking {f}, ontregeling {f}
disruption {n} (disorder) :: wanorde
diss {v} (to put someone down or show verbal disrespect) :: dissen [slang]
diss {n} (insult or put-down) :: diss [slang]
dissatisfaction {n} (unhappiness or discontent) :: ontevredenheid {f}
dissect {v} (to study a dead animal's anatomy by cutting it apart) :: ontleden
disseminate {v} (transitive: to sow and scatter principles, etc. for propagation, like seed) :: uitdragen
disseminate {v} (to disseminate) SEE: disperse ::
dissemination {n} (act of disseminating) :: verspreiding {f}, verbreiding {f}
dissent {v} (to disagree) :: van mening verschillen, een afwijkende mening hebben, een minderheidsstandpunt innemen
dissent {n} (disagreement with the ideas of an authority) :: afwijking van mening, non-conformisme, dissidentie
dissent {n} (act of disagreeing with an authority) :: weigering zich te schikken, dissidentie
dissenter {n} (someone who dissents) :: dissident
dissertation {n} (formal exposition of a subject) :: proefschrift {n}, [Flemish] thesis {f}, dissertatie {f}
dissident {n} (person who opposes the current political structure, group or laws) :: dissident {m}
dissipate {v} (to dissipate) SEE: disperse ::
dissipate {v} (to drive away) :: verdrijven
dissipate {v} (to use up or waste) :: verbruiken;verspillen, verkwisten
dissipate {v} (to vanish) :: verdwijnen
dissociate {v} (to make unrelated) :: scheiden, afscheiden, zich distantiëren
dissociate {v} (to part, stop associating) :: zich scheiden
dissociate {v} (chemistry: to separate compounds into simpler parts) :: scheiden
dissociate {v} (chemistry: to undergo dissociation) :: zich scheiden, dissociëren
dissociation {n} (act of dissociating) :: dissociatie {f}, scheiding {f}
dissociation {n} (chemistry: process of breaking up) :: dissociatie {f}
dissolute {adj} (dissolute) :: losbandig
dissolve {v} (to terminate a union of multiple members actively) :: ontbinden, oplossen
dissolve {v} (transitive: to disintegrate into a solution by immersion) :: oplossen
dissolve {v} (intransitive: to be disintegrated into a solution by immersion) :: oplossen
dissolve {v} (to resolve itself as by dissolution) :: verdampen
dissolve {v} (to disperse a group) :: ontbinden, uiteendrijven
dissolve {n} (film punctuation) :: fade-out
dissolvent {adj} :: oplosbaar
dissuade {v} (convince not to try or do) :: uit het hoofd praten, afbrengen van, afraden
distaff {n} (device to which fibres are attached for temporary storage) :: rokken {n}, spinrokken {n}, spinstok {m}
distaff {n} (part of a spinning wheel) :: rokken {n}, spinrokken {n}, spinstok {m}
distal {adj} (remote from the point of attachment or origin) :: distaal
distance {n} (amount of space between two points) :: afstand {m}, eind {n}
distance {n} (remoteness of place; a remote place) :: verte {f}
distance {v} (move away) :: verwijderen
distant {adj} (far off) :: ver, in de verte
distant {adj} (emotionally unresponsive) :: afstandelijk
distil {v} (to subject a substance to distillation) :: distilleren
distil {v} (to undergo distillation) :: gedistilleerd worden
distil {v} (to make by means of distillation) :: via distillatie vervaardigen , branden, stoken
distil {v} (to exude in small drops) :: druppelsgewijs afscheiden
distil {v} (to trickle down in small drops) :: afdruppelen, neerdruppelen, sijpelen
distill {v} (subject to distillation) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (undergo distillation) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (make by distillation) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (exude in small drops) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (trickle down in small drops) SEE: distil ::
distillation {n} (substance once extracted) :: Destillaat
distillery {n} (a place where distillation takes place) :: distilleerderij
distinguish {v} (to see someone or something as different from others) :: onderscheiden
distinguished {adj} (celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious) :: voortreffelijk, eminent, voornaam
distort {v} (to bring something out of shape) :: vervormen
distort {v} (to give false account of) :: verdraaien, vervalsen
distraught {adj} (Deeply hurt, saddened, or worried) :: verstoord
distress {n} ((cause of) discomfort) :: druk {m}, stress {f}
distress {v} (cause strain or anxiety) :: onder druk zetten, benauwen
distribute {v} (to distribute) SEE: disperse ::
distribute {v} (to divide into portions and dispense) :: verdelen
distribute {v} (to supply to retail outlets) :: leveren
distribute {v} (to scatter or spread) :: verspreiden
distribute {v} (to apportion) :: verdelen
distribute {v} (to classify or separate into categories) :: indelen, opdelen
distribution {n} (act of distribution or being distributed) :: distributie, uitdeling, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (apportionment by law of funds, property) :: opdeling, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (process by which commodities get to final consumers) :: distributie, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (frequency of occurrence or extent of existence) :: spreiding {f}, verspreiding {f}
distribution {n} (anything distributed; portion; share) :: distributie, uitdeling {f}
distribution {n} (the result of distributing; arrangement) :: opdeling, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (distribution in statistics) :: distributie, verdeling {f}
distributor {n} (one who distributes, a thing that distributes) :: verspreider {m}
district {n} (administrative division) :: district {n}
district {n} (area or region) :: gebied {n}, regio {m} {f}
distro {n} (set of software components) :: distro {m}
disturb {v} (confuse or irritate) :: storen, verstoren
disturbance {n} (act of disturbing, being disturbed) :: storing {f}, verstoring {f}
disturbance {n} :: verstoring
disturbed {adj} (showing symptoms of mental illness, severe psychosis, or neurosis) :: gestoord
disturbing {adj} (causing distress or worry) :: verontrustend
disulfide bond {n} (covalent bond between two sulfur atoms, formed by the reaction of two thiol groups) :: zwavelbrug {m} {f}
disuse {n} (disuse) :: onbruik {n}
disyllabic {adj} (comprising two syllables) :: tweelettergrepig, tweesyllabisch
ditch {n} (trench) :: sloot, greppel
ditch {v} (to abandon) :: zich ontdoen van
dither {v} (to be unable to make a decision) :: treuzelen
dittany {n} (Dictamnus albus) SEE: gas plant ::
ditto {adv} (likewise) SEE: likewise ::
ditto {n} (the aforesaid) :: dito, idem, idem dito, dito dito
ditto {n} (informal: duplicate) :: kopietje {n}
ditto {n} (ditto mark) :: herhalingsteken {n}
diurnal {adj} (happening during daylight; primarily active during the day) :: dag-
diurnal {adj} (done once every day) :: dagelijks
diurnal aberration {n} (deviation) :: dagelijkse afwijking {m}
diva {n} (female celebrity) :: diva {f}
diva {n} (person who considers herself much more important than others) :: diva {f}, prima-donna
dive {v} (to swim under water) :: duiken, onderwaterzwemmen
dive {v} (to jump into water) :: duiken
dive {v} (to descend) :: duiken, een duikvlucht maken
dive {v} (undertake enthusiastically) :: duiken
dive {v} (imitate a foul) :: een schwalbe maken, een fopduik maken, fopduiken
dive {n} (a jump into water) :: duik {m}
dive {n} (a swim under water) :: duik {m}
dive {n} (seedy bar) :: kelderrestaurant
dive {n} (deliberate fall after a challenge) :: schwalbe, fopduik {m}
diver {n} (someone who dives) :: duiker {m}, duikster {f}
diver {n} (the loon (bird)) SEE: loon ::
divergence {n} (mathematical operator) :: divergentie {f}
diverse {adj} (different) :: divers
diversion {n} (tactic used to draw attention away from the real threat or action) :: afleidingsmanoeuver, misleiding
diversion {n} (hobby; an activity that distracts the mind) :: verstrooiïng, vermaak
diversion {n} (act of diverting) :: verstrooien, ontspannen
diversion {n} (removal of water via a canal) :: verlegging
diversion {n} (A detour, such as during road construction) :: omleiding
diversion {n} (rerouting of cargo or passengers to a new transshipment point or destination) :: omleiding
diversity {n} (quality of being diverse; difference) :: verscheidenheid
divest {v} (undress) SEE: undress ::
divide {v} (split into two or more parts) :: verdelen
divide {v} (divide up; share by dividing) :: delen
divide and conquer {v} (Divide and conquer) :: divide et impera, deel en heers, verdeel en heers
divide and rule {v} (Divide and conquer) :: divide et impera, deel en heers, verdeel en heers
dividend {n} (arithmetic: a number or expression) :: deeltal {n}
dividend {n} (finance: a payment of money by a company to its shareholders) :: dividend {n}
divine {n} (a deity) SEE: deity ::
divine {adj} (of or pertaining to a god) :: goddelijk
divine {v} (foretell (something)) :: waarzeggen
divine {v} (search for (underground objects or water) using a divining rod) :: wichelen
diving bell {n} (airtight chamber used by divers) :: duikerklok
diving board {n} (springboard) SEE: springboard ::
diving header {n} (ball) :: duikkopbal {c}
divining rod {n} (rod used for dowsing) :: wichelroede {f}, wichelstok {m}
divinity {n} (deity) SEE: deity ::
divinity {n} (godhood, state of being God or a god) :: godheid {f}, goddelijkheid
divisible {adj} (capable of being divided) :: deelbaar
divisible {adj} (of an integer, that when divided leaves no remainder) :: deelbaar
division {n} (act or process of dividing anything) :: deling {f}, verdeling {f}, scheiding {f}
division {n} (each of the parts resulting from division) :: deel {n}, gedeelte {n}
division {n} (arithmetic: process of dividing a number by another) :: deling {f}, delen {n}
division {n} (arithmetic: calculation involving this process) :: deling {f}, staartdeling {f}
division {n} (large military unit) :: divisie {f}
division {n} (section of a large company) :: afdeling {f}, divisie {f}, eenheid {f}
division {n} (law: concept of separate responsibility) :: [van prestasie] deelbaarheid {f}
division ring {n} (algebraic concept) :: [Belgium] lichaam {n}, [Netherlands] scheef lichaam {n}
division sign {n} (Symbol) :: deelteken {n}
divisor {n} (arithmetic: a number or expression) :: deler {m}
divorce {n} (legal dissolution of a marriage) :: echtscheiding {f}
divorced {adj} (having had one's marriage legally dissolved) :: gescheiden
divvy up {v} (divide) SEE: divide ::
Diwali {prop} (Hindu festival of lights) :: Divali
dizziness {n} (state of being dizzy) :: duizeligheid
dizzy {adj} (having a sensation of turning around) :: draaierig, duizelig
dizzy {adj} (producing giddiness) :: duizelingwekkend
dizzyness {n} (dizziness) SEE: dizziness ::
djembe {n} (a large drum played with the hands) :: djembé {m} {f}
Djibouti {prop} (Republic of Djibouti) :: Djibouti
déjà vu {n} (something which one has or suspects to have seen or experienced before) :: déjà vu
D major {n} (the major key with D as its tonic) :: D-majeur, D-groot
D major {n} (the major chord with a root of D) :: D-majeur, D-groot
D minor {n} (the minor key with D as its tonic) :: d-mineur, d-klein
D minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of D) :: d-mineur, d-klein
Dmitry {prop} (transliteration of Дмитрий) :: Dimitri {m}
DNA {phrase} (abbreviation of deoxyribonucleic acid (see deoxyribonucleic acid for full forms)) :: DNA, DNZ
dénouement {n} (the conclusion or resolution of a plot) :: ontknoping
do {n} (function, celebration, party) :: gedoe, feest {n}, fuif {m} [Flemish]
do {n} (period of confusion or argument) :: gedoe, ruzie
do {n} (hairdo) :: snit {m}
do {n} (tonic of the C major scale) :: do
do {v} (in questions) :: translated by inversion
do {v} (in negations) :: Not used in Dutch
do {v} (for emphasis) :: wel
do {v} (referring to an earlier verb (pro-verb)) :: Not used in Dutch
do {v} (perform, execute) :: doen
do {v} (work, suffice) :: genoegen, het ermee doen
do {v} (be reasonable or acceptable) :: gaan
do {v} (cook) :: bakken, koken
do {v} (visit) :: doen, bezoeken
do {v} (be in jail) :: zitten
do {v} (slang: have sex with) :: binnendoen, doen
do {v} :: doen, aanvallen; eraan zijn, klaar zijn, kapot zijn; deugddoen, goeddoen
doable {adj} (possible to do) SEE: feasible ::
Dobermann {n} (large dog originating in Germany) :: dobermannpincher {m}, dobermann {m}
dobra {n} (official currency of São Tomé and Príncipe) :: dobra
do business {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate ::
docile {adj} (yielding to control) :: volgzaam
dock {n} (burdock) :: klit {f}
dock {v} (to cut off a section of an animal's tail) :: couperen
dock {n} (body of water between two piers or wharves) :: dok {n}
dock {v} (to land at a harbour) :: afmeren
dock {n} (part of a courtroom where the accused sits) :: beklaagdenbank {m} {f}
doctor {n} (physician) :: dokter {m} {f}, arts {m} {f}
doctor {n} (person who has attained a doctorate) :: doctor {m} {f}
doctor {v} (alter or make obscure, in order to deceive) :: dokteren, valsificeren
doctor {n} (veterinarian) SEE: veterinarian ::
doctorandus {n} (person who has passed a doctoral exam, but has not yet attained a doctorate) :: doctorandus {m}
doctorate {n} (highest degree awarded by a university faculty) :: doctorsgraad {m}
doctrinal {adj} (of or relating to a doctrine) :: doctrinair, leerstellig
document {n} (original or official paper) :: document {n}
document {v} (to record in documents) :: documenteren
documentary {adj} (of, related to or based on documents/that serves to document something) :: documentair
documentary {n} (documentary film) :: documentaire
documentation {n} (documents that explain the operation of a particular machine or software program) :: documentatie {c}
dodder {n} (parasitic plant (of about 100-170 species) of the genus Cuscuta) :: warkruid {m}
dodecahedron {n} (a polyhedron with 12 faces) :: dodecaëder {m}, regelmatig twaalfvlak {n}
dodecaphonist {n} (proponent of dodecaphony) :: dodecafonist {m}, [obsolete] dodecaphonist {m}
dodecasyllabic {adj} (of twelve syllables) :: twaalflettergrepig
dodge {v} (to avoid by moving out of the way) :: ontwijken, uit de weg gaan, ontspringen
dodge {v} (to avoid; to sidestep) :: ontwijken
dodgem {n} (dodgem) SEE: bumper car ::
dodger {n} (nautical: companionway cover in a sailboat) :: buiskap
dodo {n} (Raphus cucullatus) :: dodo {m}, walghvogel
dodo {n} (old-fashioned person or institution) :: dodo {m}
doe {n} (female deer) :: hinde {f}
doe {n} (female fallow deer) :: damherthinde {f}
doe {n} (female roe deer) :: reegeit {f}
doe {n} (female rabbit) :: voedster, moer
doe {n} (female hare) :: moerhaas {f}
does anyone here speak English {phrase} (does anyone here speak English?) :: spreekt hier iemand Engels
doff {v} (to remove or take off, especially of clothing) :: uitdoen, ontdoen
doff {v} (to get rid of, to throw off) :: verwerpen
dog {n} (metal support for logs) SEE: andiron ::
dog {n} (slang: man) SEE: guy ::
dog {n} (hinged catch) SEE: pawl ::
dog {v} (to pursue with the intent to catch) :: jagen, vervolgen
dog {v} (to follow in an annoying way) :: plagen, pesten
dog {v} (to fasten a hatch securely) :: bevestigen, vastmaken
dog {n} (animal) :: hond {m}
dog {n} (male canine) :: reu {m}
dog cart {n} (cart drawn by a dog) :: hondenkar {m-f}
dog cart {n} (two wheeled horse-drawn carriage) :: dogcar
doge {n} (chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa) :: doge
dogged {adj} (stubbornly persevering, steadfast) :: hardnekkig
doggish {adj} (currish) :: honds, rekels
doggy style {adv} (in a position) :: doggy, doggy style, op z'n hondjes
doggy style {n} (position for such intercourse) :: hondjeshouding {f}
doghouse {n} (kennel) SEE: kennel ::
doghouse bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass ::
Dog Latin {prop} (bad, erroneous Latin) :: potjeslatijn {n}
dogma {n} (authoritative principle, belief or statement of opinion) :: dogma {n}, geloofspunt {n}, leerstelling {f}, leerstuk {n}
dogma {n} (doctrine) :: dogmatiek
dogmatic {adj} (asserting beliefs in an arrogant way) :: dogmatisch
dogmatist {n} (stubborn, assertive, opinionated person) :: dogmaticus {m}
dog meat {n} (dog eaten as meat) :: hondenvlees {n}
dog shit {n} (deceitful statements, etc) SEE: bullshit ::
dog shit {n} (fecal matter produced by a dog) :: hondenpoep {m}
dogshit {n} (dog excrement) SEE: dog shit ::
dog's life {n} :: hondenleven {n}
Dog Star {prop} (Sirius) SEE: Sirius ::
dogtooth tuna {n} (Gymnosarda unicolor) :: hondstonijn {}
dogwood {n} (tree or shrub of the genus Cornus) :: kornoelje
dogwood winter {n} (blackberry winter) SEE: blackberry winter ::
doh {interj} (expression of surprise) :: o nee
doh {n} (expression of frustration) :: do {f}
d'oh {interj} (expression of frustration) :: o nee
do I know you {phrase} (do I know you?) :: ken ik je?, ken ik je ergens van?, ken ik je niet ergens van?, ken ik u?, ken ik u ergens van?, ken ik u niet ergens van?, ken ik jullie? {p}
do ill {v} (to harm, to injure) SEE: harm ::
doing {n} (a deed or action) :: toedoen {n}
do-it-yourself {adj} (of or pertaining to do it yourself) :: doe-het-zelf
dolce far niente {n} (enjoyment of idleness) :: dolce far niente {n}
dole {n} (unemployment benefit) :: steun {m}
doll {n} (a toy in the form of a human) :: pop {f}
dollar {n} (designation for specific currency) :: dollar {m}
dollhouse {n} (miniature house for dolls) SEE: doll's house ::
dollop {n} (considerable lump) :: brok, kwak
doll's house {n} (miniature house for dolls) :: poppenhuis {n}
doll up {v} (to dress oneself or another in formal or ostentatious clothing) :: optutten
dolly {n} (doll) SEE: doll ::
dolmen {n} (tomb consisting of a capstone supported by two or more upright stones) :: hunebed {n}
dolor {n} (sorrow) :: smart {f}
dolorous {adj} (solemnly or ponderously sad) :: mistroostig, mismoedig, droefgeestig, doloreus
dolphin {n} (aquatic mammal) :: dolfijn {m}
domain {n} (geographic area owned or controlled by a single person or organization) :: domein {n}
dome {n} (architectural element) :: koepel {m}
Dome of the Rock {prop} (shrine in Jerusalem) :: Rotskoepel
domesticate {v} (to make domestic) :: domesticeren
domesticate {v} (to make fit for domestic life) :: domesticeren
domesticate {v} ((transitive) to adapt to live with humans) :: domesticeren
domesticate {v} ((intransitive) to adapt to live with humans) :: domesticeren
domestication {n} (The act of domesticating the action of taming) :: domesticatie {f}
domestic debt {n} (debt owed to creditors resident in the same country as debtor) :: binnenlandse schuld {f}
domestic violence {n} (violence committed in a domestic setting) :: huiselijk geweld {n}
domestique {n} (rider who assists) :: knecht {m}
dominance {n} (state of being dominant) :: dominantie {f}
dominance {n} (being in a position over others) :: overheersing
dominance {n} (superior development or preference for one side of the body or for one of a pair of organs) :: dominantie {f}
dominance {n} (property of a gene) :: dominantie {f}
domination {n} (act of dominating) :: overheersing {f}
domineer {v} (rule over) :: domineren
Dominic {prop} (male given name) :: Dominic {m}
Dominica {prop} (Commonwealth of Dominica) :: Dominica
Dominican Republic {prop} (country in the Caribbean) :: Dominicaanse Republiek
don {n} (mafia boss) :: maffiabaas {m}
don {v} (put on clothes) :: aantrekken, zich uitdossen
don {n} (professor) SEE: professor ::
Don {prop} (River in European Russia) :: Don {m}
Donald Duck {prop} (Disney character) :: Donald Duck {m}
donation {n} (a voluntary gift or contribution for a specific cause) :: schenking {f}
donatism {n} (Christian belief) :: donatisme {n}
donator {n} (one who donates) :: schenker {m}, donateur {m}, begunstiger {m}, begiftiger {m}
done {adj} ((of food) ready, fully cooked) :: gaar
done {adj} (In a state of having completed or finished an activity) :: klaar
done {adj} (being exhausted or fully spent) :: op
Donetsk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state) :: Volksrepubliek Donetsk
dongle {n} (A hardware device utilized by a specific application for purposes of copy protection) :: dongel
dongle {n} (Any short wired connector) :: dongel
donjon {n} (fortified tower) SEE: keep ::
donkey {n} (a domestic animal, see also: ass) :: ezel {m}
donkey {n} (a stubborn person) :: ezel {m}, koppige ezel {m}
donkey {n} (a fool) :: ezel {m}, domme ezel {m}
donor {n} (one who donates) :: schenker {c}
donor fatigue {n} (phenomenon) :: donormoeheid {f}
do not enter {phrase} (do not enter) :: niet betreden
Don Quixote {prop} (the protagonist of a famous Spanish novel) :: Don Quichot {m}
don't {v} (do not) :: imperative + niet, niet + infinitive
don't count your chickens before they're hatched {proverb} (don't count on things if you don't have them yet) :: de huid niet verkopen voor de beer geschoten is
don't let the door hit you on the way out {phrase} (good riddance) SEE: good riddance ::
don't look a gift horse in the mouth {proverb} (a phrase referring to unappreciatively questioning of a gift or handout too closely) :: een gegeven paard niet in de bek kijken
don't mention it {phrase} (it is too trivial to warrant thanks) :: geen dank, niets te danken
don't shoot the messenger {proverb} (the bearer of bad news should not be held accountable for the bad news) :: geef niet de boodschapper de schuld, schiet niet op de boodschapper, schiet niet van de boodschapper
don't worry {phrase} (indicates to the interlocutor not to worry about something) :: maak je geen zorgen
donut {n} (deep-fried piece of dough) SEE: doughnut ::
doofer {n} (remote control for a television) SEE: remote control ::
doohickey {n} (a thing) :: dinges {m}
doom {n} (death) :: ondergang {c}
doom {n} (Last Judgment) SEE: Last Judgment ::
doomed {adj} (certain to suffer death, failure, or a similarly negative outcome) :: gedoemd
doomsayer {n} (one who predicts doom) :: doemprofeet {m}, ondergangsprofeet {m}, onheilsprofeet {m}
do one {v} (depart from a place) :: ervandoor gaan, ervan tussen knijpen [informal]
do one's bit {v} (to make one's individual contribution to the whole) :: zijn steentje bijdragen
door {n} (portal of entry into a building, room or vehicle) :: deur {f}, [on a vehicle] portier {n}
doorbell {n} (device on or adjacent to an outer door for announcing one's presence) :: deurbel {m} {f}
door handle {n} (mechanism used to open or close a door) :: deurkruk, deurknop, klink
doorhandle {n} (door handle) SEE: door handle ::
doorknob {n} (circular device attached to a door, the rotation of which permits the unlatching of a door) :: deurknop {m}
doorknocker {n} (door knocker) :: deurklopper {m}, deurhamer {m}
doormat {n} (coarse mat that appears at the entrance to a house) :: deurmat {m} {f}
doormat {n} (someone that is over-submissive to other's wishes) :: voetveeg {m} {f}
door to door {adv} (from one household or business to the next) :: van door tot deur
door to door {adv} (from ultimate origin to ultimate destination) :: van door tot deur
door to door {adv} (from ultimate shipper to ultimate recipient) :: van door tot deur
doorway {n} (passage of a door) :: deurgat {n}, deuropening {f}
dope {n} (viscous liquid used to prepare a surface) :: grondlaag, was, beits
dope {n} (aeronautics: varnish used to waterproof, strengthen, etc.) :: vernis, beits
dope {n} (slang: any narcotic) :: drugs
dope {n} (slang: a stupid person) :: idioot, dommerik
dope {v} (electronics: add a dopant to) :: doteren
dope fiend {n} (drug addict) SEE: drug addict ::
doping {n} (use of drugs to improve athletic performance) :: doping {f}
doping {n} (addition of small quantities of an element to a semiconductor) :: dotering {f}
doppelganger {n} (ghostly double of a living person) :: dubbelganger {m} {f}
doppelganger {n} (remarkably similar double) :: dubbelganger
Doppler effect {n} (change in frequency or wavelength) :: dopplereffect {n}
dor {n} :: gewone mestkever {m}
Doric {prop} (Greek dialect) :: Dorisch {n}
dork {n} (vulgar, slang: penis) :: lul {m}, piemel {m}, dees {m}
dormant volcano {n} (inactive volcano that may return active) :: slapende vulkaan {m}
dormer {n} (dormer-window) SEE: dormer-window ::
dormer-window {n} (upright window in a roof) :: dakvenster
dormitory {n} (room for sleeping) :: [several sleepers] slaapzaal, [one or very few] slaapcel
dormitory town {n} (bedroom community) SEE: bedroom community ::
dormouse {n} (rodent) :: relmuis {f}, hazelmuis {f}
dorsal fin {n} (fin on a marine animal's back) :: rugvin {f}
dose {n} (measured portion of medicine) :: doos
dossier {n} (a collection of papers and/or other sources) :: dossier {n}
dot {n} (small spot or mark) :: punt {m}
dot {n} (punctuation mark) :: punt {m}
dot {n} (decimal point) :: punt {m}
dot {n} (morse code symbol) :: punt {m}
Dot {prop} (diminutive of Dorothy) :: Doortje {f}
dotage {n} (senility) :: seniliteit, dementie,
dote {v} (to be excessively fond of) :: dol zijn op
dote {v} (to act in a foolish manner) :: dollen
dote {n} (darling, cutie) :: schat {f}, dot {m} {f}
do the dishes {v} (to wash up dishes) :: de afwas doen, afwassen
do the laundry {v} (to wash the laundry) :: de was doen
dot the i's and cross the t's {v} (Take care of every detail) :: de puntjes op de i zetten
double {adj} (made up of two matching or complementary elements) :: dubbel
double {adj} (in music, of an instrument, sounding an octave lower) :: contra
double {n} (a person resembling or standing for another) :: dubbelganger {m}, dubbelgangster {f}
double agent {n} (spy) :: dubbelagent {m}, dubbelspion {m}
double barrel vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults) :: kruisgraatgewelf {n}, kruisgewelf {n}
double bass {n} (largest instrument of violin family) :: contrabas {m} {f}
double-click {n} (action or event of pushing mouse-button twice) :: dubbelklik {m}
double-click {v} (to push a mouse-button twice) :: dubbelklikken
double-decker {n} (vehicle with two decks) :: dubbeldekker {m}
double-decker bus {n} (bus that has two levels of seating) :: dubbeldeksbus {m}
double doors {n} (a set of two adjoining doors that can be opened independently) :: dubbeldeur {m} {f}
double Dutch {n} (incomprehensible language) :: koeterwaals {n}, wartaal
double-edged sword {n} (idiomatic) :: tweesnijdend zwaard {n}
double fault {n} (missing of both the first serve and second serve) :: dubbelfout {m} {f}
double life {n} (double life) :: dubbelleven {n}
double-park {v} (to park a car next to a car already parked on the side of a street) :: dubbel parkeren
double penetration {n} (The simultaneous penetration of one or more orifices of one person by two other people) :: dubbele penetratie {f}, sandwich {m}
double pica {n} (24-point type) :: Palestine
double plural {n} (doubly inflected plural) :: stapelmeervoud {n}
double-quick {n} (cadence) :: looppas {m}
double reed {n} (a pair of reeds in wind instruments) :: dubbelriet
doublet {n} (pair of cognates in a language) :: doublet {n}, tweelingwoord {n}
doublethink {n} (The power of holding two contradictory beliefs) :: dubbeldenk
double whole note {n} (music: a note with twice the value of a whole note) :: brevis {c}
doubloon {n} (former Spanish gold coin) :: dubloen {m}
doubt {n} (uncertainty) :: twijfel {f}
doubt {v} (to lack confidence in something) :: twijfelen, betwijfelen
doubtless {adv} (without question) :: zonder twijfel
doubtlessly {adv} (doubtless) SEE: doubtless ::
douchebag {n} (slang: jerk, idiot) :: lul {m}, eikel {m}, klootzak, [archaic] vlegel {m}, idioot {m}, debiel {m}
dough {n} (mix of flour and other ingredients) :: deeg {n}
doughnut {n} (deep-fried piece of dough or batter) :: donut, berlinerbol (with filling)
doughty {adj} (brave) :: dapper
dour {adj} (stern, harsh and forbidding) :: afschrikwekkend
dour {adj} (unyielding and obstinate) :: onverbiddelijk
dour {adj} (expressing gloom or melancholy) :: stuurs
douse {v} (plunge suddenly into water; duck; immerse) :: onderduiken, onderdompelen
douse {v} (put out; extinguish) :: doven, uitdoen, uitdoven
dove {n} (bird of the family Columbidae) :: duif {f} {m}
dovecot {n} (dovecote) SEE: dovecote ::
dovecote {n} (house or box in which domestic pigeons breed) :: duiventil {m}, duivenkot {n}
dovehouse {n} (dovecote) SEE: dovecote ::
Dover {prop} (port in Kent, England) :: Dover
dowager {n} (widow) :: douairière {f}
dowel {n} (a pin fitting into holes, partly in one piece and partly in the other to keep them in their position) :: deuvel {m}
dowel {n} (piece of wood fitted into a surface) :: plug
dower {n} (part of deceased's property) :: lijftocht {m}, leeftocht {m}
dower {n} (property given to wife at marriage) :: weduwgift {f}
down {n} (hill, rolling grassland) :: heuvel {m}
down {n} (field, especially for racing) :: veld {n}, baan {f}
down {adv} (from a high to a low position, downwards) :: naar beneden, neer
down {adv} (south) :: naar beneden
down {adv} (into a state of non-operation) :: uit, af
down {prep} (from one end to another) :: af, naar beneden
down {adj} (depressed) :: down, depri, depressief
down {adj} (on a lower level than before) :: laag
down {v} (to drink or swallow) :: atten, drinken, zuipen
down {v} (to pot a ball) :: potten
down {v} (to drop) :: laten vallen, droppen
down {n} (American football – a single play) :: down {m}, ronde {f}, kwart {n}
down {n} (soft, immature feathers) :: dons {n}
downbeat {adj} (sad) :: droef, pessimistisch
downcast {adj} (feeling despondent) :: neergeslagen, moedeloos
downfall {n} (precipitous decline in fortune; death or rapid deterioration, as in status or wealth) :: neergang {m}
downhill {adj} (easy) SEE: easy ::
downhill {n} (discipline of alpine skiing) :: afdaling {f}
downhill {n} (alpine skiing) SEE: alpine skiing ::
downing {n} (defeat) SEE: defeat ::
download {n} (file transfer to the local computer) :: download {m}
download {v} (to transfer data from a remote computer to a local one) :: downloaden, afladen, binnenhalen, binnenladen
down payment {n} (payment representing a fraction of the price) :: aanbetaling
downplay {v} (to de-emphasize; to present or portray something as less important or consequential) :: bagatelliseren, geringschatten, minimaliseren
downpour {n} (heavy rain) :: wolkbreuk {f}
downright {adv} (really; actually; quite; thoroughly; utterly) :: regelrecht, gewoonweg
downside {n} (disadvantageous aspect of something that is normally advantageous) :: schaduwzijde
downsize {v} (to reduce in size or number) :: afslanken, reorganizeren
downsize {v} (to reduce the workforce of) :: afslanken, reorganizeren
downsize {v} (to terminate the employment of) :: afdanken, afvloeien
downspout {n} (vertical pipe or conduit) :: regenpijp {c}
Down's syndrome {prop} (condition caused by chromosomal deficiency) SEE: Down syndrome ::
downstairs {adv} (downstairs (adverb)) :: beneden
downstream {adv} (Following the path of a river or stream) :: stroomafwaarts
Down syndrome {prop} (condition caused by chromosomal deficiency) :: syndroom van Down {n}, downsyndroom {n}, mongolisme {n}
downtown {n} (either the lower, or the business center of a city or town) :: binnenstad {m}, stadscentrum {n}, centrum {n}
downtrodden {adj} (oppressed, persecuted or subjugated) :: onderdrukt, verdrukt
downtrodden {adj} (trodden down) :: vertrapt
downward {adj} (moving down) :: neerwaarts
downwards {adv} (towards a lower place) :: benedenwaarts
dowry {n} (property or payment given at time of marriage) :: bruidsschat {m}
dowser {n} (divining rod or dowsing rod) :: wichelroede {f}, wichelstok {m}
doxastic {adj} (related to opinion) :: doxastisch
doxology {n} (expression of praise to God, especially a short hymn) :: doxologie {f}
do you accept credit cards {phrase} (do you accept credit cards?) :: aanvaardt u creditcards?
do you believe in God {phrase} (do you believe in God?) :: gelooft u in God?, geloof jij in God?, geloof je in God?
do you have a menu in English {phrase} (phrase) :: hebt u een menu in het Engels?
do you have any pets {phrase} (do you have pets?) :: [formal] heeft u huisdieren?, [informal] heb jij huisdieren?, hebben jullie huisdieren? {p}
do you have children {phrase} (do you have children?) :: hebt u kinderen? [formal]
do you need help {phrase} (Do you need help?) :: heeft u hulp nodig?, heb je hulp nodig?
do you speak English {phrase} (do you speak English? (English specifically)) :: spreek je Engels?, [formal] spreekt u Engels?
do you speak English {phrase} (do you speak...? (fill with the name of the current foreign language)) :: spreek je Nederlands?, [formal] spreekt u Nederlands?
do you think you can walk {phrase} (do you think you can walk?) :: denk je dat je kunt lopen? [Netherlands, informal]
doze {v} (to sleep lightly or briefly) :: dommelen
dozen {n} (twelve) :: dozijn {n}
dozen {n} (dozens: a large number) :: tientallen {p}
d-pad {n} (input pad) :: vierpuntsdruktoets {f} {m} [chiefly Nintendo], navigatie-pad {m} [Microsoft]
Draco {prop} (Athenian lawgiver) :: Draco {m}
Draco {prop} (one of Acteon's hounds) :: Draco {m}
Dracula {prop} (fictional vampire) :: Dracula
Dracula {prop} (former prince of Wallachia) :: Vlad Dracula {m}, Vlad de Spietser {m}, Vlad III {m}
draculin {n} (glycoprotein) :: draculine {?}
draft {n} (early version of a written work) :: kladversie {f}, kladje {n}, aanzet {m}, schets {f}
draft {n} (preliminary sketch) :: kladversie {f}, sketch {f}
draft {n} (depth of water needed to float ship) :: diepgang {m}
draft {n} (current of air) :: tocht {m}, trek {m} (maybe only in Flanders)
draft {n} (draw through a flue) :: trek {m}
draft {n} (amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow) :: slok {m}, teug {m} {f}
draft {n} (order for money to be paid) :: wissel {m}
draft {n} (conscription) :: lichting {f}
draft {v} (to write a first version) :: schetsen, in 't klad maken
draft {v} (to write a law) :: wetsontwerp {n} maken
draft {v} (to conscript a person) :: oproepen, ronselen
draft {adj} (Referring to drinks on tap) :: van 't vat {n}, [adjective] getapt
draft animal {n} (draught animal) SEE: draught animal ::
draftee {n} (one who is drafted) :: dienstplichtige
draft horse {n} (horse used for muscular work) :: trekpaard {n}
drag {n} (street) SEE: street ::
drag {n} (resistance of the air or some other fluid) :: luchtweerstand, weerstand {m}
drag {n} (foundry: bottom part of a sand casting mold) :: fundering {f}
drag {n} (someone or something that is annoying or frustrating) :: belemmering, hinderpaal
drag {v} (to pull along a surface) :: slepen
dragline excavator {n} (any of several very large vehicles used for lifting) :: dragline {m}
dragnet {n} (net dragged across the bottom) :: sleepnet
dragon {n} (mythical creature) :: draak {m}, lintworm [archaic]
dragon {n} (pejorative: unpleasant woman) :: draak, dragonder
dragon {n} (nickname for the Chinese empire and the People's Republic of China) :: de Draak
dragon {n} (figuratively: something very formidable or dangerous) :: draak
dragon {n} (Komodo dragon) SEE: Komodo dragon ::
dragon {n} (lizard of the genus Draco) SEE: Draco ::
dragon {n} (constellation Draco) SEE: Draco ::
dragon boat {n} (a type of boat raced in Chinese festivals) :: drakenboot
dragonfly {n} (insect of the infraorder Anisoptera) :: libel {f}
dragon fruit {n} (fruit) :: drakenvrucht {f}, pitaya {m}
dragon's wort {n} (tarragon) SEE: tarragon ::
dragoon {n} (horse soldier) :: dragonder
drain {n} (conduit for liquids) :: afvoer
drain {v} (to lose liquid) :: leeglopen
drain {v} (cause liquid to flow out of) :: leeg laten lopen
drain {v} (dry out a wet place) :: ontwateren
drain {v} (deplete of energy) :: uitputten
drainage {n} (removal of water) :: drainage, afwatering
drainage basin {n} (topographic region in which all water drains to a common outlet) :: stroomgebied, spaarbekken {n}
drainage system {n} (pattern formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin) :: drainagepatroon, dalstelsel
draisine {n} (light auxiliary rail vehicle) :: draisine {f}
drake {n} (male duck) :: woerd {m}, mannetjeseend {f}, draak {m} [obsolete]
drake {n} (small dragon) :: draakje {n}
drama {n} (composition) :: drama {n}
drama {n} (brought through the media) :: drama {n}
drama {n} (theatrical plays) :: drama {n}, toneelstuk {n}, theateropvoering {f}
drama {n} (dramatic situation) :: drama {n}
drama queen {n} (exaggeratedly dramatic person) :: relnicht {m}, dramanicht {m}
dramatist {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright ::
drape {n} (curtain, drapery) SEE: curtain ::
drape {v} (to cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery) :: bekleden
drapes {n} (UK plural) SEE: drape ::
drastic {adj} (extreme, severe) :: drastisch
drat {v} (to damn or curse) :: verdoemen, vervloeken
drat {interj} (cry of anger or frustration) :: stik, verrek
draught animal {n} (animal used to pull heavy objects) :: trekdier {n}
draughts {n} (game for two players) :: damspel {n}
Dravidian {adj} :: Dravidisch
draw {v} (to produce a picture) :: tekenen
draw {v} (to pull out) :: trekken
draw {v} (to extract a liquid, or cause a liquid to come out) :: putten
draw {v} (to attract) :: aantrekken
draw {v} (to close curtains etc.) :: sluiten
draw {v} (to end a game with neither side winning) :: gelijkspelen
draw {v} (to determine the result of a lottery) :: trekken
draw {n} (tie as a result of a game) :: gelijkspel
draw {n} (procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined) :: trekking {f}
draw {v} (to cause) SEE: cause ::
draw {v} (to inhale) SEE: inhale ::
draw {v} (to disembowel) SEE: disembowel ::
draw attention {v} (to rouse someone to notice something, to cause someone to focus on something) :: opzien baren, aandacht trekken
drawbridge {n} (bridge which can be raised) :: ophaalbrug {f}, valbrug
drawer {n} (open-topped box in a cabinet used for storing) :: la {f}, [Flemish] schuif {m}
drawer {n} (one who draws something) :: tekenaar {m}, tekenares {f}
drawer {n} (artist who primarily makes drawings) :: tekenaar {m}, tekenares {f}
drawers {n} (plural of drawer) SEE: drawer ::
drawers {n} (long underpants) :: (lange) onderbroek
drawers {n} ((slang) clothing worn on the legs) :: beenbedekking
drawing {n} (picture, likeness, diagram or representation) :: tekening
drawing {n} (act of producing a picture) :: tekenen {n}
drawing {n} (graphic art form) :: tekenen {n}, tekenkunst
drawing pin {n} (tack for attaching paper) SEE: thumbtack ::
dread {v} (to fear greatly) :: vrezen, schrik hebben, bang zijn, vrezen
dread {v} (to anticipate with fear) :: vrezen
dread {n} (great fear in view of impending evil) :: vrees {f}, doodsangst {f}
dread {n} (somebody or something dreaded) :: [person] gevreesde {m} {f}, [thing] gevreesde {n}
dreaded {adj} (Causing fear, dread or terror) :: verafschuwd, gevreesd
dreadful {adj} (causing dread) :: vervaarlijk
dreadlocks {n} (hair left to grow into long matted strings) :: dreadlocks {m-p}
dream {n} (imaginary events seen while sleeping) :: droom {m}
dream {n} (hope or wish) :: droom {m}, hoop {n}
dream {v} (see imaginary events while sleeping) :: dromen
dream {v} (to hope, to wish) :: dromen
dream {v} (daydream) SEE: daydream ::
dreamcatcher {n} (decorative Native American object) :: dromenvanger {m}
dreamer {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird ::
dream house {n} (ideal house) :: droomhuis {n}
dreamish {adj} (resembling a dream) SEE: dreamlike ::
dreamlike {adj} (like something from a dream) :: droomachtig
dreamy {adj} (resembling a dream) SEE: dreamlike ::
dreary {adj} (drab) :: bleek, lusteloos
dredge {n} (dragnet) SEE: dragnet ::
dreg {n} (sediment in a liquid) :: droesem {m}, drab {f}, bezinksel {n}
dregs {n} (settled sediment) :: bezinksel {n}, droesem {m}
Drenthe {prop} (province of the Netherlands) :: Drenthe
Dresden {prop} (capital city of the German Federal State of Saxony) :: Dresden {n}
dress {n} (garment) :: jurk {m}, [formal] gewaad {n}, [Flemish] kleed {n}
dress {n} (apparel) :: kledij {f}, kleding {f}
dress {v} (to clothe (something or somebody)) :: kleden, aankleden
dress {v} (to clothe oneself) :: zich aankleden, zich kleden
dressed {v} (having clothes on) :: aangekleed
dressed to the nines {adj} (very fancily or formally dressed) :: op zijn paasbest
dress rehearsal {n} (rehearsal prior to a public spectacle, where all the performers are in costume) :: generale repetitie {f}
dribble {v} (to let saliva drip from the mouth) :: kwijlen, zeveren
dribble {v} (to fall in drops or an unsteady stream) :: druppelen
dribble {v} (to run with the ball, controlling its path with the feet) :: dribbelen
dribble {v} (to bounce the ball with one hand at a time) :: dribbelen
dribble {v} (to advance by dribbling) :: dribbelen
dribble {v} (to let something fall in drips) :: druppelen
dribble {v} (to move the ball, by repeated light kicks) :: dribbelen met
dribble {n} (small amount of liquid) :: druppel {m}
dribble {n} (sport) :: dribbelen {n}
dried {adj} (without water or moisture) :: gedroogd
drift {n} (shallow place in a river) SEE: ford ::
drift {v} (to deviate gently from the intended direction of travel) :: trekken
driftwood {n} (floating piece of wood) :: drijfhout
drill {v} (to make a hole) :: boren
drill {v} (to practice) :: drillen
drill {v} (to repeat in order to make remember) :: stampen, blokken, drillen
drill {v} (to investigate closer) :: graven
drill {v} (vulgar: to have sexual intercourse with) :: pompen
drill {n} (tool) :: boor {f}, boormachine {f}
drill {n} (driving part of a drill) :: boor
drill {n} (activity done as an exercise or practice) :: dril
drill bit {n} (twist drill) SEE: twist drill ::
drill bit {n} (any cutter used in similar way) :: boorkop {m}
drilling {n} (act of drilling) :: boring {f}
drillmaster {n} (1. one who trains others in something) :: drilmeester
drink {v} (consume liquid through the mouth) :: drinken
drink {v} (consume alcoholic beverages) :: drinken
drink {n} (served beverage) :: drank {m}, drinken {n}
drink {n} (served alcoholic beverage) :: drank {m}, drinken
drink {n} (action of drinking) :: drinken {n}
drink {n} (type of beverage) :: drank {m}
drinkable {adj} (safe to drink) :: drinkbaar
drinking fountain {n} (device that is used to provide water to drink) :: drinkenfontein
drinking-horn {n} (a drinking-vessel made from the horn of an animal) :: drinkhoorn {m}
drinking song {n} (song which celebrates or accompanies drinking alcohol) :: drinklied
drinking straw {n} (a long plastic or paper tube through which a drink is drunk) :: rietje {n}
drinking water {n} (water for humans) :: drinkwater
drink like a fish {v} (drink alcohol heavily) :: drinken als een tempelier
drink someone under the table {v} (drink more alcohol than) :: iemand onder tafel drinken
drip {v} (to fall one drop at a time) :: druipen
drive {n} (motor that stores potential energy for subsequent use) :: aandrijving {f}
drive {n} (trip made in a motor vehicle) :: rit
drive {n} (driveway) :: oprit {m}, oprijlaan
drive {n} (type of public roadway) :: weg {m}
drive {n} (psychology: desire or interest) :: drijfveer {f}, motivatie {f}
drive {v} (herd (animals) in a particular direction) :: samendrijven, drijven
drive {v} (cause animals to flee out of) :: voortdrijven
drive {v} (move something by hitting it with great force) :: [literally] indrijven
drive {v} (cause a mechanism to operate) :: aandrijven
drive {v} (operate (a wheeled motorized vehicle)) :: besturen, rijden
drive {v} (to motivate) :: motiveren
drive {v} (compel (to do something)) :: drijven
drive {v} (cause to become) :: drijven, maken
drive {v} (to travel by operating a motorized vehicle) :: pendelen, rijden
drive {v} (convey (a person, etc) in a wheeled motorized vehicle) :: rijden
drivel {n} (senseless talk) :: geneuzel {n}
drivel {n} (saliva, drool) :: kwijl {n}, speeksel {n}
drivel {v} (to have saliva drip from the mouth) :: kwijlen
drive off {v} (force to leave or go away) :: verjagen
driver {n} (person who drives a motorized vehicle, such as a car or a bus) :: bestuurder {m}, chauffeur {m}
driver {n} (person who drives some other vehicle) :: bestuurder {m}
driver {n} (program acting as interface between an application and hardware) :: stuurprogramma {n}
driver's licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license ::
driver's license {n} (documenting permitting a person to drive) :: rijbewijs {n}, [formal] rijvaardigheidsbewijs {n}
drive sale {n} (garage sale) SEE: garage sale ::
driveway {n} (short private road that leads to a house or garage) :: oprit, inrit
driving licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license ::
drizzle {v} (to rain lightly) :: druppen, motregenen, miezeren, motteren
drizzle {v} (to pour slowly and evenly) :: druppelen
drizzle {n} (light rain) :: drop, dropregen, drup, drupregen, gemiezer, motregen, miezer
drizzle {n} ((physics, weather) numerous small and uniformly dispersed water drops) :: stofregen
dromedary {n} (Camelus dromedarius, the single-humped camel) :: dromedaris {m}
drone {n} (male bee) :: dar {m}, [archaic] drone {m}
drone {n} (unmanned aircraft) :: drone
drone {v} (to speak in a monotone way) :: brommen, eentonig spreken
drone {n} (a low-pitched hum or buzz) :: brommen, dreunen
drone {n} (hum or buzz) :: gebrom {n}
drone {n} (fixed-pitch pipe in bagpipe) :: bourdon {m}
drool {v} (to secrete saliva in anticipation of food) :: kwijlen
drop {n} (small mass of liquid) :: druppel {m}
drop {n} (space into which someone or something could fall) :: afgrond {m}
drop {n} (a fall) :: val {m}
drop {n} (small, round piece of hard candy) :: snoepje, bolletje
drop {v} (to fall) :: vallen
drop {v} (to allow to fall from one's grasp) :: laten vallen
drop {v} (to decrease in value) :: dalen
drop {v} (to fail to pronounce) :: laten vallen
drop {v} (to eject, remove, dismiss) :: uitstoten, verwijderen
drop {v} :: (gaan) liggen
drop dead {interj} (an angry expletive) :: val dood
drop-down {n} (type of menu) SEE: dropdown list ::
dropdown {n} (computing: selection object) SEE: dropdown list ::
dropdown list {n} (user interface element) :: uitklapmenu {n}
drop in the bucket {n} (an effort or action having very little influence, especially as compared to a huge problem) :: een druppel in de oceaan, een druppel op de gloeiende plaat
drop in the ocean {n} (drop in the bucket) SEE: drop in the bucket ::
droplet {n} (very small drop) :: druppeltje {n}
dropsy {n} (swelling) :: waterzucht
drop the ball {v} (fail in one’s responsibilities) :: een steek laten vallen
dropwise {adv} (one drop at a time) :: druppel voor druppel
drought {n} (period of unusually low rain fall) :: droogte {f}
drove {n} (a number of cattle driven to market or new pastures) :: kudde
drover {n} (person who drives animals) :: veedrijver {m}
drown {v} (to be suffocated in fluid) :: verdrinken, verzuipen
drown {v} (to deprive of life by immerson in liquid) :: verdrinken, verzuipen
drown {v} (to overwhelm in water) :: overspoelen, verdrinken, verzuipen
drown {v} (to overpower) :: overspoelen, overweldigen
drowned {adj} (that has died by drowning) :: verdronken
drowning {n} (an instance of someone drowning) :: verdrinking
drown out {v} (to cover) :: overstemmen
drowsiness {n} (State of being drowsy) :: slaperig
drowsy {adj} (inclined to drowse) :: slaperig
drug {n} (psychoactive substance ingested for recreational use, especially illegal and addictive one) :: drug {m}
drug {v} (to add intoxicating drugs to something) :: drogeren
drug abuse {n} (substance abuse) SEE: substance abuse ::
drug addict {n} (person with a chemical or psychological dependency on drugs) :: drugsverslaafde {m}
drug baron {n} (druglord) SEE: druglord ::
druglord {n} (person who controls a network of persons involved in the illegal drug trade) :: drugsbaron {m}
drugstore {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
drum {n} (musical instrument) :: drum {m}, trom {f} {m}
drum {n} (barrel etc. for liquid) :: vat
drum {v} (to beat with a rapid succession of strokes) :: trommel
drum and bass {n} (genre of electronic music) :: drum and bass {c}
drum brake {n} (form of brake) :: trommelrem
drum head {n} (thin circle of material attached to the top of a drum shell) :: trommelvel {n}
drum kit {n} (collection of drums and other percussion instruments played together) :: drumstel {n}
drum major {n} (one who conducts and commands a marching band) :: tamboer-maître {m}
drummer {n} (one who plays the drums) :: drummer {m}, drumspeler {m}
drummer {n} (traveling salesman) :: kramer {m}
drum set {n} (drum kit) SEE: drum kit ::
drumstick {n} (stick used to play drums) :: drumstokje, drumstok
drunk {adj} (intoxicated after drinking too much alcohol) :: dronken, zat, bezopen, blauw, beschonken
drunk {n} (habitual drinker) :: dronkaard {m}, zatlap
drunkard {n} (person who is habitually drunk) SEE: drunk ::
drunken {adj} (In the state of alcoholic intoxication) :: dronken, zat, beschonken
drunkenness {n} (state of being drunk) :: dronkenschap {f}
drunkness {n} (drunkenness) SEE: drunkenness ::
drupe {n} (stone fruit) SEE: stone fruit ::
Druze {n} (collective Druze) :: Druzen {p}
dry {adj} (free from liquid or moisture) :: droog
dry {adj} (maintaining temperance) :: droog
dry {v} (to become dry) :: drogen
dry {v} (to make dry) :: drogen
dry cleaning {n} (process of cleaning without water) :: stomen, droogkuis {m} [Belgium]
drydock {n} (dock that can be drained of water) :: droogdok {n}
dryer {n} (household appliance for drying clothing) :: droger
dry mouth {n} (dry mouth) :: drogemondsyndroom
dryness {n} (a lack of moisture) :: droogte {f}, droogheid {f}
dual {adj} (having two components) :: tweeledig
dual {adj} (double) :: dubbel-
dual {adj} (in grammar) :: dualis-, tweevouds-
dual {n} (grammatical number of a noun marking two of something) :: dualis {m}, tweevoud {n}
dualism {n} (the view that the world consists of two fundamental principles) :: dualisme {n}
dual number {n} (grammatical number denoting a quantity of exactly two) SEE: dual ::
dub {v} (to confer knighthood) :: tot ridder slaan, ridderen
dub {v} (to name, to entitle, to call) :: betitelen, bestempelen
dubious {adj} (arousing doubt) :: dubieus
dubious {adj} :: twijfelachtig, onzeker
Dublin {prop} (the capital of the Republic of Ireland) :: Dublin
dubnium {n} (chemical element) :: dubnium {n}
Dubrovnik {prop} (Croatian port-city) :: Dubrovnik
dubstep {n} (A genre of electronic music) :: dubstep {c}
ducat {n} (historical gold coin) :: dukaat {m}
duchess {n} (female spouse or widow of a duke) :: hertogin {f}
duchess {n} (female ruler of a duchy) :: hertogin {f}
duchy {n} (a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess) :: hertogdom {n}
duck {n} (aquatic bird of the family Anatidae) :: eend {f}
Duckburg {prop} (fictional city where Donald Duck lives) :: Duckstad {n}
duckling {n} (young duck) :: piel {m}, eendenkuiken {n}, eendenjong {n}, eendje {n}
duckpond {n} (a pond populated by ducks) :: eendenvijver {m}
ducks and drakes {n} (pastime) :: ketsen, kiskassen
ducktail {n} (hairstyle) :: vetkuif {m}
duck test {n} (test for application of common sense) :: eendentest {c}
duckweed {n} (plant) :: kroos
duct {n} (a pipe, tube or canal which carries air or liquid from one place to another) :: buis {f}, leiding {f}
ductility {n} (ability of material) :: taaiheid
ductus deferens {n} (vas deferens) SEE: vas deferens ::
ductwork {n} (system of ducts) :: leidingen, leidingwerk {n}, kanaalsysteem {n}
dude {n} (colloquial: man) :: kerel {m}, knul {m}
dude {n} (colloquial: term of address for a young man) :: kerel {m}, maat {m}, vent {m}
duduk {n} (Armenian musical instrument) :: duduk
due date {n} (date payment is due) :: vervaldatum {n}, vervaldag {m}
due diligence {n} (a legally binding process during which a potential buyer evaluates the assets and liabilities of a company) :: gepaste zorgvuldigheid {f}, due diligence {f}
duel {n} (combat between two persons) :: duel {n}, tweegevecht {n}
duel {n} (struggle between two parties) :: duel {n}, tweekamp
duel {v} (engage in a duel) :: duelleren
duet {n} (a musical composition for two performers) :: duet {n}, duo {n}
due to {prep} (caused by) :: door, veroorzaakt door, als gevolg van
duffel {n} (coarse woolen cloth) :: duffel {n}
duffel coat {n} (hooded coat made from duffel) :: duffelcoat {m}, duffel {m}, montycoat {m}, houtje-touwtjejas {m} {f}
dugong {n} (Dugong dugon) :: doejong {m}, Indische zeekoe {f}
duh {interj} (Disdainful indication that something is obvious.) :: je meent het
duiker {n} (One of any species of small antelope) :: duiker {m}
duke {n} (male ruler of a duchy) :: hertog {m}
dulcimer {n} (musical instrument) :: hakkebord
dulcour {n} (sweetness; dulcitude; suavitude) SEE: sweetness ::
dull {adj} (lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp) :: bot, stomp
dull {adj} (boring) :: saai
dull {adj} (not shiny) :: mat
dull {adj} (not bright or intelligent) :: dom
dullard {n} (A stupid person; a fool) :: sufferig
dullness {n} (quality of being uninteresting) :: saaiheid {f}
duma {n} (lower house of Russian national parliament) :: doema
dumb {adj} (unable to speak) SEE: mute ::
dumb {adj} (extremely stupid) :: dom, stom
dumb blonde {n} (female) :: dom blondje {n}
dumbfound {v} (to confuse and bewilder) :: verstomd doen staan
dumbfounded {adj} (shocked and speechless) :: verbijsterd, stupéfait, verbouwereerd, perplex, onthutst, stomverbaasd
dumbledore {n} (beetle) SEE: beetle ::
dumbledore {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee ::
dumbledore {n} (dandelion) SEE: dandelion ::
dumb terminal {n} (computer terminal consisting of a monitor and keyboard) :: stomme terminal
dumfounded {adj} (dumbfounded) SEE: dumbfounded ::
dummy {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier ::
dump {n} (a place where waste or garbage is left) :: vuilnisbelt {f}
dump {v} (to end a relationship) :: dumpen
dumpling {n} (food) :: knoedel {m}
dun {adj} (of a brownish grey colour) :: grijsbruin
dun {v} (to ask for payment) :: afpersen
dune {n} (a ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind) :: duin {f}
dung {n} (manure) :: mest {m}
dungaree {n} (heavy denim fabric, often blue; blue jean material) :: overall,werkpak
dungarees {n} (heavy denim pants or overalls) :: tuinbroek, grove kleren
dung beetle {n} (insect of the family Scarabaeidae) :: mestkever {m}, strontkever {m}
dungeon {n} (underground prison or vault) :: kerker {m}
dung heap {n} (mound) :: vaalt {f}, mesthoop {m}
dunghill {n} (heap of dung) :: vaalt {f}, mesthoop {m}
Dunglish {prop} (English with Dutch influences) :: steenkolenengels
Dunkirk {prop} (town in France) :: Duinkerke, Duinkerken
dunno {contraction} (do (does) not know) :: weet ik het niet, kweenie
duo {n} (twosome, especially musicians) :: duo {n}, paar {n}, koppel {n}
duodecimo {n} (paper size) :: duodecimo {n}
duodecimo {n} (book size) :: duodecimo {n}
duodenum {n} (first part of the small intestine) :: twaalfvingerige darm {m}, duodenum {n}
dupe {n} (deceived person) :: gedupeerde {m} {f}, bedrogene {m} {f}
duplicate {v} (to make a copy of) :: dupliceren
duplicitous {adj} (Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech) :: huichelachtig, dubbelhartig
duplicity {n} (intentional deceptiveness) :: dubbelspel, dubbelhartigheid, huichelarij
durability {n} (Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force) :: duurzaamheid
durable {adj} (able to resist wear; enduring) :: duurzaam
dura mater {n} (anatomy: outermost layer of the meninges) :: Hard hersenvlies, Dura mater
duration {n} (amount of time) :: tijdsduur {m}, duur {m}
dure {v} (to last, continue, endure) :: duren
Durex {prop} (condom) SEE: condom ::
Durex {prop} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
durian {n} (fruit) :: doerian {m}
during {prep} (for all of a given time interval) :: gedurende
during {prep} (within a given time interval) :: tijdens, in
dusk {n} (period of time at the end of day when sun is below the horizon but before full onset of night) :: schemering {f}, avondschemering {f}
dusky {adj} (dark-skinned) SEE: dark-skinned ::
dust {n} (fine, dry particles) :: stof {n}
dust {v} ((intransitive) to clean by removing dust) :: afstoffen
dust {v} ((transitive) to remove dust from) :: afstoffen
dustbin {n} (container for trash) SEE: garbage can ::
dustcart {n} (rubbish collection vehicle) SEE: garbage truck ::
dust devil {n} (a swirling dust in the air) :: stofhoos {f}, stofduivel {m}
dust jacket {n} (detachable protective cover of a book) :: boekomslag
dustpan {n} (flat scoop for assembling dust) :: blik {n}, vuilblik {n}
duststorm {n} (A storm of dust) :: stofstorm {m}
dusty {adj} (covered with dust) :: stoffig
dusty {adj} (powdery and resembling dust) :: stoffig
Dutch {adj} (of the Netherlands, people, or language) :: Nederlands
Dutch {n} (the Dutch language) :: Nederlands {n}
Dutch {n} (people from the Netherlands) :: Nederlander {m}, Nederlandse {f}, Nederlanders {p}
Dutch auction {n} (reverse auction) :: afslag {m}, afslag bij afmijning {m}, veiling bij afslag {f}
Dutch cap {n} (contraceptive device) SEE: cervical cap ::
Dutch courage {n} (false courage) :: jenevermoed, dronkemansmoed
Dutch elm disease {n} (disease of elm trees) :: iepziekte {f}
Dutch Limburg {prop} (the roughly northeastern part of the Benelux region of Limburg) :: Nederlands Limburg {n}
Dutch Low Saxon {prop} (Dutch Low Saxon) :: Nedersaksisch
Dutchman {n} (a Dutch man) :: Nederlander {m}
Dutchwoman {n} (a Dutch woman) :: Nederlandse {f}
duty {n} (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do) :: plicht {f}
duty {n} (period of time) :: van dienst {m}
duty {n} (tax; tariff) :: taks {m}
duty of care {n} (duty of care) :: zorgplicht {f}, zorgvuldigheidsplicht {f}
duumvirate {n} (Roman offices) :: duümviraat {n}
duvet {n} (quilt) :: dekbed {n}
DVD {n} (digital video disc) :: dvd {m}
dwarf {n} (being from folklore, underground dwelling nature spirit) :: dwerg {m}
dwarf {n} (small person) :: dwerg {m}
dwarf {n} (something much smaller than the usual of its sort) :: dwerg {m}
dwarf {n} (astronomy: relatively small star) :: dwergster {m} {f}, dwerg {m}
dwarf {adj} (miniature) :: dwerg-
dwarf {v} (to render smaller, turn into a dwarf) :: verdwergen
dwarf {v} (to make appear much smaller) :: in het niet doen verzinken
dwarf {v} (to make appear insignificant) :: overschaduwen
dwarf {v} (to become (much) smaller) :: verschrompelen
dwarf elder {n} (Sambucus ebulus) :: kruidvlier
dwarf planet {n} (a type of celestial body) :: dwergplaneet {f}
dwell {v} (live, reside) :: rondhangen, verblijven
dweller {n} (inhabitant) SEE: inhabitant ::
dwelling {n} (a place or house in which a person lives) :: woning, woonst {f}
dwindle {v} ((intransitive) to decrease, shrink, vanish) :: verdwijnen, smelten, krimpen
dyadic {adj} (pertaining to the number two) :: tweeledig, dyadisch
dye {n} (die) SEE: die ::
dyed {adj} (colored with dye) :: geverfd
dyke {n} (ditch) SEE: ditch ::
dyke {n} (ditch and bank running alongside each other) :: sloot {f}
dyke {n} (barrier to prevent flooding) :: dijk {m}
dyke {n} :: pot {f}
Dyle {prop} (river) :: Dijle {f}
dynamic {adj} (not steady; in motion) :: dynamisch, dynamische, veranderlijk, veranderlijke
dynamic {adj} (powerful) :: dynamisch, dynamische
dynamic {adj} (able to change) :: dynamisch, dynamische
dynamic {n} (a behavior) :: dynamiek {m}
dynamic {n} (the varying loudness or volume) :: dynamiek {m}
dynamic memory {n} (computer memory) :: dynamisch geheugen {n}
dynamics {n} (branch of mechanics) :: dynamica {f}, stromingsleer {f}
dynamite {n} (class of explosives) :: dynamiet {n}
dynamite {v} (to blow up with dynamite or other high explosive) :: dynamiteren
dynamo {n} (dynamo-electric machine) :: dynamo
dynastic war {n} (international conflict) :: dynastieke oorlog
dynasty {n} (A series of rulers or dynasts from one family) :: dynastie {f}
dysarthria {n} (difficulty in articulating) :: dysartrie {f}
dyscalculia {n} (pathology: difficulty with numbers) :: dyscalculie {f}
dysentery {n} (disease characterised by inflammation of the intestines) :: dysenterie {f}
dysfunctional {adj} (functioning incorrectly or abnormally) :: dysfunctioneel, dysfunctionele
dyslexia {n} (learning disability) :: dyslexie
dysmenorrhea {n} (painful menstruation) :: dysmenorroe
dysmorphia {n} (dysmorphia) :: dysmorfofobie
dyspeptic {adj} (of, relating to, or having dyspepsia) :: misselijkmakend
dyspeptic {adj} (irritable or morose) :: gemelijk, prikkelbaar, moroos
dysphemism {n} (use of a derogatory or vulgar word to replace a neutral one) :: dysfemisme {n}
dysphemism {n} (word or phrase used to replace another in this way) :: dysfemisme
dysphoria {n} (state of feeling unwell, unhappy, restless or depressed) :: ongenoegen, neerslachtigheid, onrust
dysprosium {n} (chemical element) :: dysprosium {n}
dysthymia {n} (form of clinical depression) :: dysthymie {f}
dystopia {n} (vision of a future) :: dystopie {f},antiutopie {f}
dystopia {n} (miserable society) :: dystopie {f}