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d10 {abbr}  :: d10
d12 {abbr}  :: d12
d20 {abbr}  :: d20
d4 {abbr}  :: d4
d6 {abbr}  :: d6
d8 {abbr}  :: d8
dab {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint  ::
dabble {v} (partially wet)  :: dompelen, spetteren
dabble {v} (participate)  :: 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)  :: dadaïsme {n}, dada {n}
dadaism {n} (cultural movement)  :: dadaïsme {n}
daddy {n} (father)  :: papa {m}, pappa {m}, pappie {m}, vake {m} [Flemish]
daddy longlegs {n} (cranefly) SEE: cranefly  ::
daddy longlegs {n} (spider) SEE: daddy long-legs spider  ::
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 {adv} (every day)  :: dagelijks
daily {n} (a newspaper that is published every day)  :: dagblad {n}
dainty {adj} (delicately small and pretty)  :: delicaat
dairy {adj} (referring to products produced from milk)  :: zuivel-
dairy {n} (products produced from milk)  :: zuivel {m}
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} (a wasting of time in idleness or trifles)  :: verspilling, tijdverlies, gelanterfanter
dalliance {n} (playful flirtation)  :: flirt,
Dalmatia {prop} (region in Croatia)  :: Dalmatië {f} {n}
Dalmatian {adj} (relating to Dalmatia or its people)  :: Dalmatisch
Dalmatian {n} (breed of dog)  :: dalmatiër {m}
Dalmatian {n} (person from Dalmatia)  :: Dalmatiër {m}, Dalmatische {f}
daltonic {adj} (color blind) SEE: color blind  ::
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} (damask rose) SEE: damask rose  ::
damask {n} (fabric)  :: damast {n}
dammara {n} (dammer) SEE: dammer  ::
dammit {interj} (expression of anger or disappointment)  :: verdomme
damned well {adv} (damn well) SEE: damn well  ::
damp {adj} (Being in a state between dry and wet)  :: klam
dampen {v} (depress, lessen)  :: bedrukken
damper {n} (contrivance to deaden vibrations)  :: , demper {m}
damper {n} (thing that kills the mood)  :: domper {m}
damper {n} (valve or movable plate used to regulate flow of air)  :: dampkap {f}, afzuigkap {f}
dampness {n} (degree to which something is damp)  :: vochtigheid, vochtigheidsgraad
dampness {n} (moderate humidity)  :: vochtigheid
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} (male given name)  :: Dan {m}
Dan {prop} (one of the Israelite tribes)  :: Dan
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} (euphemism for stripper)  :: exotisch danser {m}, karakterdanser {m}, stripdanser {m}
dancer {n} (person who dances)  :: danser {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]
dandy {n} (yawl) SEE: yawl  ::
Dane {n} (person from Denmark or of Danish descent)  :: Deen {m}, Deense {f}
dang {adj} (damn) SEE: damn  ::
danger {n} (exposure to liable harm)  :: gevaar {n}
danger {n} (instance or cause of liable harm)  :: gevaar {n}, bedreiging {f}
dangerous {adj} (causing danger, ready to do harm or injury)  :: gevaarlijk
dangerous {adj} (full of danger)  :: gevaarlijk, gevaarlijke
dangle {v} (hang loosely)  :: bengelen, bungelen
Danian {prop} (a subdivision of the Paleocene epoch)  :: Danien
Daniel {prop} (biblical person)  :: Daniël {m}
Daniel {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Daniël, (Bijbel) Boek Daniël {n}
Daniel {prop} (male given name)  :: Daniël, Daneel {m}
Danify {v} (Danicize) SEE: Danicize  ::
Danish {adj} (of Denmark)  :: Deens
Danish {n} (native of Denmark) SEE: Dane  ::
Danish {prop} (language)  :: Deens
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
darbuka {n} (goblet drum) SEE: goblet drum  ::
Dardanelles {prop} (strait)  :: Dardanellen {p}
dare {n} (a challenge)  :: uitdaging {f}
dare {v} (to brave or face up to)  :: riskeren, wagen
dare {v} (to defy or challenge)  :: uitdagen, tarten
dare {v} (to have courage)  :: durven, wagen
daredevil {n} (person who engages in risky behavior)  :: waaghals {m}
daring {adj} (courageous)  :: dapper, durvend, gedurfd
daring {adj} (willing to take on risks)  :: avontuurlijk, roekeloos, stoutmoedig
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 become dark(er) in colour)  :: donkerder worden
darken {v} (to become darker (less bright))  :: donker worden
darken {v} (to make dark by reducing light)  :: verduisteren, verdonkeren
darken {v} (to make dark(er) in colour)  :: donkerder maken, donkerder kleuren
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} (gloom)  :: schemering {f}
darkness {n} (state of being dark)  :: duisternis {f}, donkerheid {f}
dark red {adj} (dark red - translation entry)  :: donkerrood
darkroom {n} (a 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  ::
Darriwilian {prop}  :: Darriwillien
dart {n} (zoology: fish) SEE: dace  ::
Darth Vader {prop} (Malevolent individual)  :: Darth Vader {m}
Darwin's rhea {n} (Pterocnemia pennata)  :: Darwin-nandoe {m}
dash {interj} (damn)  :: verdorie!
dash {n} (dashboard) SEE: dashboard  ::
dash {n} (short run)  :: sprint {m}
dash {n} (small quantity of liquid etc.)  :: scheutje {n}
dash {n} (typographic symbol)  :: streepje {n}, koppelteken {n}
dash {n} (vigor) SEE: vigor  ::
dash {v} (of hopes or dreams: to ruin)  :: verwoesten
dash {v} (to complete hastily)  :: snel afhaspelen, snel afmaken
dash {v} (to run short distance)  :: sprinten
dash {v} (to throw violently)  :: smijten, gooien
dashboard {n} (panel under the windscreen of a motor car or aircraft)  :: dashboard, instrumentenpaneel
dasheen {n} (cocoyam) SEE: cocoyam  ::
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 flow {n} (transfer of data between the components of a computer) SEE: data stream  ::
data structure {n} (organization of data)  :: gegevensstructuur, datastructuur {f}
date {n} (assigned end; conclusion)  :: einde {n}
date {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm  ::
date {n} (fruit of the date palm)  :: dadel {m}
date {n} (meeting with a lover or potential lover; a person so met)  :: afspraakje
date {n} (obsolete: given or assigned length of life)  :: levensduur {m}
date {n} (point in time)  :: tijdstip {n}
date {n} (point of time at which a transaction or event takes place)  :: datum {m}
date {n} (pre-arranged social meeting)  :: afspraakje {n}, afspraak {f}
date {n} (that which specifies the time of writing, inscription etc.)  :: datum {m}
date {v} (to begin)  :: dateren (with van or uit)
date {v} (to determine the age of something)  :: dateren
date {v} (to take (someone) on a series of dates)  :: daten
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}
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} (capable of being disposed of at will)  :: begeven
dative {adj}  :: gever {m}
dative {adj} (given by a judge)  :: datief
dative {adj} (grammar: noting the case of noun which expresses indirect object)  :: in de datief {m}
dative {adj} (removable)  :: afzetbaar
dative {n} (dative case) SEE: dative case  ::
dative bond {n} (coordinate bond) SEE: coordinate bond  ::
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 son)  :: schoondochter {f}
daughter language {n} (language which genetically descends from earlier, parent language)  :: dochtertaal
daunt {v} (to discourage)  :: afschrikken
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 Judah)  :: David
David {prop} (male given name)  :: David
Davidic {adj} (of or relating to David)  :: Davidisch
Davis {prop} (surname derived from David) SEE: Davidson  ::
davit {n} (crane to sling a lifeboat, maintenance trapeze etc)  :: davit {m}
daw {n} (Coloeus monedula) SEE: jackdaw  ::
daw {v} (dawn) SEE: dawn  ::
dawn {n} (beginning)  :: dageraad {m}, opgang {m}
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 {v} (to begin to brighten with daylight)  :: dagen, rijzen
dawn {v} (to start to appear, to be realized)  :: dagen
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 {n} (period from midnight to the following midnight)  :: dag {m}, etmaal {n}
day {n} (period of 24 hours)  :: dag {m}, etmaal {n}
day {n} (rotational period of a planet)  :: dag {m}
day after tomorrow {adv} (on the day after tomorrow - translation entry)  :: overmorgen
day after tomorrow {n} (day after tomorrow - translation entry)  :: overmorgen
day and night {adj} (night and day) SEE: night and day  ::
day before yesterday {adv} (on the day before yesterday - translation entry)  :: eergisteren, eergister
day before yesterday {n} (day before yesterday - translation entry)  :: eergisteren
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}
Dayi method {prop} (Dayi) SEE: Dayi  ::
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} (daybreak) SEE: daybreak  ::
daylight {n} (light from the Sun)  :: daglicht {n}
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}
daze {v} (to stupefy with excess of light, with a blow, with cold, or with fear; to confuse; to benumb)  :: 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 clergyman ranked directly below a priest)  :: diaken {m}
deacon {n} (a designated minister of charity in the early Church)  :: diaken
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-; Ze is bloedmooi; Hij is oerdom ; Ik ben doodmoe
dead {n} (those who have died)  :: doden {p}, overledenen {p}, gestorvenen {p}
dead {n} (time when coldness, darkness, or stillness is most intense)  :: stilte {f}
dead as a dodo {adj} (unquestionably dead)  :: steendood
dead comet {n}  :: dode komeet {f}
dead end {n} (street or path that goes nowhere)  :: beluik {m}
dead-end {n} (position) SEE: impasse  ::
dead-end {n} (road with no exit) SEE: dead end  ::
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}
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 administer in portions)  :: verdelen
deal {v} (to be concerned with)  :: te maken hebben met
deal {v} (to distribute (cards))  :: delen
deal {v} (to give out as one’s portion or share)  :: uitdelen
deal {v} (to handle, manage)  :: behandelen, regelen
deal {v} (to sell (illicit drugs))  :: dealen
deal {v} (to trade)  :: handelen
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} (behave in a certain way towards)  :: omgaan met
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
dean {n} (church dignitary)  :: deken {m}
dean {n} (senior member of a group)  :: deken {m}
dean {n} (senior official in college or university)  :: decaan {m}, [rare] deken {m}
dear {adj} (a formal way to start (often after my) addressing somebody one likes or regards kindly)  :: beste, lieve, waarde
dear {adj} (an informal way of addressing the recipient in a letter's opening line)  :: lieve
dear {adj} (an ironic way to start (often after my) addressing an inferior)  :: (mijn) beste
dear {adj} (formal way of addressing)  :: beste, geachte, hooggeachte
dear {adj} (high in price; expensive)  :: kostbaar, duur, kostelijk, prijzig, waardevol
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} (sore) SEE: sore  ::
dear {n} (a very kind, loving person)  :: lieverd, schat
dear {n} (beloved#noun) SEE: beloved  ::
Dear John letter {n}  :: Lieve Jan-brief
dear me {interj} (good heavens) SEE: good heavens  ::
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}
Debaltsevo {prop} (Debaltseve) SEE: Debaltseve  ::
debark {v} (to disembark) SEE: disembark  ::
debate {n} (argument, or discussion, usually in an ordered or formal setting)  :: debat {n}
debate {n} (discussion of opposing views)  :: meningsverschil, discussie
debate {n} (informal and spirited but generally civil discussion of opposing views)  :: discussie {f}, bespreking {f}
debate {v} (participate in a debate)  :: debatteren, uitpraten, bespreken
debauch {n} (orgy) SEE: orgy  ::
debauch {v} ((transitive) to debase something)  :: ontwaarden
debauch {v} ((transitive) to morally corrupt someone; to seduce)  :: ontaarden
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} (large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc.)  :: gletjserpuin {n} etc.
debris {n} (litter and discarded refuse)  :: overblijfselen {p}, afval {n}, puin {n}
debris {n} (rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed)  :: puin {n}, wrakstukken, wrakhout, restanten
debris {n} (ruins of a broken-down structure)  :: ruine
debt {n} (action, state of mind, or object one has an obligation to perform for another)  :: verplichting, schuld {f}
debt {n} (money that one person or entity owes or is required to pay to another)  :: schulden {p}
debt {n} (state or condition of owing something to another)  :: schulden {p}
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 Hail Marys in the rosary)  :: tientje {n}
decade {n} (a series of ten things)  :: tiental {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  ::
decameter {n} (decametre) SEE: decametre  ::
decanoic acid {n} (capric acid) SEE: capric acid  ::
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
decapitator {n} (beheader) SEE: beheader  ::
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} (fair; good enough; okay)  :: redelijk
decent {adj} (showing integrity, fairness, moral uprightness)  :: integer
decent {adj} (significant; substantial)  :: substantieel, significant
decent {adj} (sufficiently clothed)  :: toonbaar
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} (10-1)  :: 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 holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
deciduous tooth {n} (baby tooth) SEE: milk tooth  ::
deciduous winterberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
deciliter {n} (decilitre) SEE: decilitre  ::
decimal {adj} (concerning numbers expressed in decimal or calculations using decimal)  :: decimaal, decimale, tientallig, tientallige
decimal {n} (decimal place) SEE: decimal place  ::
decimal {n} (number expressed in this system) SEE: decimal number  ::
decimal {n} (number system)  :: decimaalstelsel {n}, tientallig talstelsel {n}
decimal number {n} (number expressed in the decimal system)  :: decimaal {m}
decimal point {n} (decimal place) SEE: decimal place  ::
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 collect or pay a tithe) SEE: tithe  ::
decimate {v} (to reduce to one-tenth)  :: decimeren
decimate {v} (to severely reduce)  :: decimeren
decimation {n} (tithing) SEE: tithing  ::
decimeter {n} (decimetre) SEE: decimetre  ::
decipher {v} (to decode or decrypt a code or cipher)  :: ontcijferen
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}
decision-making {n} (alternative form of decision making) SEE: decision making  ::
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} (floorlike covering on a ship)  :: dek {n}
deck {n} (pack of playing cards)  :: spel kaarten {n}
deck {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate  ::
deck {v} (dress up) SEE: dress up  ::
deck out {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate  ::
deck out {v} (dress up) SEE: dress up  ::
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 affirm or state something emphatically)  :: verklaren
declare {v} (to announce one's support, choice, opinion, etc)  :: verklaren
declare {v} (to announce something formally or officially)  :: verklaren
declare {v} (to make a declaration)  :: 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 of declining)  :: verbuigen {n}
declension {n} (way of categorizing nouns)  :: verbuiging {f}
declericalization {n}  :: ontklerikalisering {f}
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}
declination {n} (declension) SEE: declension  ::
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} (inflect)  :: verbuigen
decline {v} (move downwards)  :: afnemen, terugvallen, achteruitgaan, vervallen
decline {v} (refuse)  :: afwijzen, weigeren
decline {v} (weaken)  :: afnemen, achteruitgaan, afzwakken, verzwakken
decollate {v} (behead) SEE: behead  ::
decompile {v} (to recreate the original source code)  :: decompileren
decompose {v} (to decay)  :: ontbinden, vergaan, verrotten
decompose {v} (to separate)  :: ontbinden
decomposition {n} (splitting into constituent parts)  :: decompositie {f}
deconstruction {n} (disassembly) SEE: disassembly  ::
decorate {v} (to furnish with decorations)  :: sieren, opsmukken, decoreren
decoration {n} (act of adorning)  :: versieren {n}, decoratie {f}
decoration {n} (any mark of honor to be worn upon the person)  :: decoratie {f}, medaille {f}
decoration {n} (that which adorns)  :: versiering {f}, decoratie {f}
decorative {adj} (that serves to decorate)  :: decoratief
decorous {adj} (behaving properly)  :: keurig, goed, net, welvoeglijk
decoy {n} (animal used by hunters to lure game)  :: afleiding {f}
decoy {n} (person or object meant to lure something to danger)  :: lokvogel {m}, 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
decrypt {v} (to convert to plain text)  :: ontcijferen, decoderen, ontsleutelen, decrypteren
decubitus {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore  ::
decuple {adj} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold  ::
decuple {v} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold  ::
dedicate {v} (to address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection)  :: opdragen
dedicate {v} (to commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action)  :: wijden
dedicate {v} (to open (a building, for example) to public use)  :: inwijden, inhuldigen
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
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} (ability or skill to deduce)  :: afleiding
deduction {n} (conclusion)  :: conclusie
deduction {n} (process of reasoning)  :: afleiding
deduction {n} (sum that can be removed from tax calculations)  :: aftrek, inhouding
deed {n} (action)  :: daad {f}
deed {n} (legal contract)  :: oorkonde {c}, akte {f}
deedless {adj} (inactive)  :: dadeloos
deem {v} (to evaluate according to one's beliefs)  :: beschouwen
deem {v} (to hold as a personal opinion)  :: vinden, achten
deep {adj} (a long way forward)  :: diep
deep {adj} (a long way inward)  :: diep
deep {adj} (difficult to awake)  :: diep
deep {adj} (having its bottom far down)  :: diep
deep {adj} (in extent in a direction away from the observer)  :: diep
deep {adj} (of a color, dark and highly saturated)  :: donker
deep {adj} (of a sound or voice, low in pitch)  :: diep, zwaar
deep {adj} (profound)  :: diepgaand
deep {adj} (right into one's mind)  :: diep
deep {adj} (thick in a vertical direction)  :: dik
deep {adj} (voluminous)  :: diep
deep {adj} (with a lot of)  :: diep
deep {adv} (deeply)  :: diep
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 {n} (deep-fat fryer) SEE: deep-fat fryer  ::
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} (difficult or embarrassing situation)  :: in moeilijkheden
deep water {n} (waters suitable for deep-draft ships)  :: diep water {n}
deer {n} (animal of the family Cervidae)  :: hert {n}
deer {n} (meat from the animal) SEE: venison  ::
deer antler knife {n} (shaped like deer antlers) SEE: deer horn knife  ::
deerfly {n} (deer fly) SEE: deer fly  ::
deer ked {n} (Lipoptena cervi) SEE: deer fly  ::
deer meat {n} (venison) SEE: venison  ::
deer mouse {n} (Peromyscus)  :: hertmuis
deerslaughter {n} (killing of deer)  :: hertmoord
deets {n} (details) SEE: details  ::
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 {n} (the act of defeating or being defeated)  :: nederlaag
defeat {v} (to overcome in battle or contest)  :: verslaan, overwinnen
defeatism {n} (acceptance of defeat without struggle)  :: defaitisme {n}, berusting {c}
defecate {v} (expel feces from one's bowels)  :: poepen
defect {v} (to abandon; to change one's loyalty)  :: overlopen, deserteren
defect {v} (to desert; to flee combat)  :: deserteren
defect {v} (to flee one's country and seek asylum)  :: asiel aanvragen, overlopen
defect {v} (to join the enemy)  :: 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} (a fighter)  :: verdediger {m}
defender {n} (a lawyer)  :: advocaat voor de verdediging {m} {f}
defender {n} (someone who defends)  :: verdediger {m}, verdedigster {f}
defender {n} (sports term)  :: verdediger {m}, verdedigster {f}
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} ((intransitive) to delay)  :: talmen,dralen,
defer {v} (to submit to the opinion or desire of another)  :: zich voegen, conformeren, onderwerpen
defer {v} ((transitive) to delay)  :: uitstellen
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} (deficiency) SEE: deficiency  ::
deficit {n} (situation wherein spending exceeds government revenue)  :: tekort, gat {n} in de begroting {f}
defile {n} (narrow passage)  :: engte {f}
defile {v} (to make impure or dirty)  :: bevuilen
define {v} (demark the limits of)  :: bepalen, afbakenen
define {v} (describe, explain, make definite and clear)  :: beschrijven, omschrijven
define {v} (express the essential nature of)  :: definiëren, kenschetsen, karakteriseren
define {v} (state meaning of)  :: definiëren
define {v} (to determine)  :: bepalen, determineren
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} (action or process of defining)  :: definiëring {f}, omschrijving {f}
definition {n} (clarity, especially of musical sound in reproduction)  :: scherpte {f}
definition {n} (product of defining)  :: definitie {f}, omschrijving {f}
definition {n} (statement expressing the essential nature of something)  :: definitie {f}
definition {n} (statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol)  :: definitie {f}, omschrijving {f}
definitive {adj} (conclusive or decisive)  :: definitief
deflation {n} (decrease in the general price level)  :: deflatie
defloration {n} (the act of deflowering)  :: ontmaagding {f}
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
defy {n} (challenge) SEE: challenge  ::
defy {v} (to provoke to combat or strife)  :: uitdagen, het hoofd bieden
defy {v} (To renounce or dissolve all bonds)  :: afzweren
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} (academic award)  :: titel {m}, graad {m}
degree {n} (amount, proportion, extent)  :: graad {m}, mate {c}
degree {n} (in geometry: unit of angle)  :: graad {m}
degree {n} (unit of temperature)  :: graad {m}
degree Celsius {n} (unit of temperature)  :: graden celsius m plural
degree of comparison {n}  :: trap van vergelijking {m}
degrowth {n} (negative growth)  :: degrowth
degustation {n} (tasting) SEE: tasting  ::
dehiscence {n} ((botany) opening of an organ by its own means)  :: dehiscentie {f}
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} (a powerful entity that possesses numerous miraculous powers)  :: godheid {f}
deity {n} (essential nature of a god, divinity)  :: godheid {f}
delay {n} (period of time before an event occurs)  :: vertraging {f}
delay {v} (put off until a later time)  :: uitstellen
delayed miscarriage {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
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}
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} (carefully considered)  :: doordacht, doordachte, weloverwogen
deliberate {adj} (intentional)  :: opzettelijk, opzettelijke, met opzet, voor expres (Flanders)
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}
delicately {adv} (tactfully) SEE: tactfully  ::
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
delineate {v}  :: aflijnen, uittekenen
delineate {v} (describe or depict with words or gestures)  :: uiteenzetten, schilderen
delineate {v} (sketch out, draw or trace an outline)  :: afbakenen
delineation {n} (the act of delineating; depiction)  :: omlijning, schets, afbakening
delirium {n} (mental state of confusion)  :: delier {n}, delirium {n}
deliver {v} (to bring or transport something to its destination)  :: afleveren
deliver {v} (to give birth)  :: baren
deliver {v} (to set free)  :: bevrijden
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} (leader)  :: demagoog {m}, volksleider {m}
demagogue {n} (orator)  :: 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} (claim for something)  :: eis
demand {n} (desire to purchase goods and services)  :: vraag
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} (strictly defined separation)  :: afbakening {f}, aflijning, afgrenzing
demarcation {n} (thus fixed limit)  :: demarcatielijn, demarkatielijn, grenslijn
demean {n} (Behavior; conduct; bearing; demeanor.)  :: gedrag,houding
demean {n} (Management; treatment.)  :: beheer,behandeling
demean {n} (resources) SEE: resources  ::
demean {v} (To debase; to lower; to degrade.)  :: neerhalen,vernederen
demean {v} (To manage; to conduct; to treat.)  :: gedragen,behandelen
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
demilitarization {n} (demilitarisation) SEE: demilitarisation  ::
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 march or gathering to make a political protest)  :: demonstratie {f}
demo {n} (an example of a product used for demonstration and then sold at a discount)  :: demo {m}
demo {n} (a short recording of a song etc for publicity)  :: demo {m}
democracy {n} (government under the rule of its people)  :: democratie {f}
democracy {n} (rule by the 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  ::
demolish {v} (to destroy)  :: slopen
demolition {n} (the action of demolishing or destroying, in particular of buildings or other structures)  :: sloop, afbraak
demolition derby {n} (competition in which contestants crash cars)  :: autorodeo
demon {n} (evil spirit)  :: demon {m}, demoon {m}
demonisation {n} (demonization) SEE: demonization  ::
demonology {n} (study of demons)  :: demonologie {f}
demonstrate {v} (to display the method of using an object)  :: demonstreren
demonstration {n} (act)  :: demonstratie {f}
demonstration {n} (event)  :: demonstratie {f}
demonstration {n} (public display of opinion)  :: demonstratie {f}
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative adjective) SEE: demonstrative adjective  ::
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative pronoun) SEE: demonstrative pronoun  ::
demonstrative adjective {n} (an adjective that points out which person, object or concept is being referred to)  :: bijvoegelijk aanwijzend voornaamwoord {n}
demonstrative pronoun {n} (pronoun which replaces a noun)  :: aanwijzend voornaamwoord {n}
demonstrator {n} (a person involved in a demonstration)  :: betoger {m}
demonstrator {n} (forefinger) SEE: forefinger  ::
demote {v} (To lower the rank or status)  :: degraderen
demur {v} (intransitive: To balk; to oppose.)  :: verzet aantekenen
demur {v} (intransitive: To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings)  :: uitstellen, verdagen
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}
denaturated {adj} (denatured) SEE: denatured  ::
denaturize {v} (denature) SEE: denature  ::
Den Bosch {prop} (Dutch city)  :: Den Bosch {n}
dendrite {n} (projection of a nerve cell)  :: dendriet {m}
dendrology {n} (the study of trees)  :: boomkunde {f}
dengue fever {n} (disease)  :: dengue
denigrate {v} (blacken)  :: zwartmaken
denigrate {v} (to criticise so as to besmirch)  :: kleineren, denigreren
denigrate {v} (to treat as worthless)  :: kleineren, denigreren
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 convey meaning)  :: betekenen
denote {v} (to indicate, mark)  :: aangeven
denote {v} (to make overt)  :: aanduiden
denounce {v} (to announce the termination of; especially a treaty)  :: opzeggen
denounce {v} (to criticize or speak out against)  :: beschuldigen, afkeuren
denounce {v} (to make a formal or public accusation against)  :: aanklagen
denounce {v} (to make known in a formal manner)  :: bekendmaken
denounce {v} (to proclaim in a threatening manner)  :: afkeuren
de novo {adv} (anew) SEE: anew  ::
densimeter {n} (densitometer) SEE: densitometer  ::
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} (develop a dent)  :: deuken krijgen
dent {v} (produce a dent)  :: deuken, indeuken, [Belgium] blutsen
dental alveolus {n} (tooth socket) SEE: tooth socket  ::
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} (translations to be checked)  :: tandheelkunde {f}
dentition {n} (process of growing teeth) SEE: teething  ::
denture {n} (artificial replacement of one or more teeth)  :: gebitsprothese
denture {n} (complete replacement of all teeth in a mouth)  :: kunstgebit {n}
denture {n} (set of teeth, the teeth viewed as a unit)  :: gebit {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}
Deo volente {interj} (God willing) SEE: God willing  ::
deoxyribonucleic acid {n} (deoxyribonucleic acid)  :: desoxyribonucleïnezuur
deoxyribose {n} (derivative of ribose)  :: deoxyribose
deoxysugar {n} (deoxy sugar) SEE: deoxy sugar  ::
depart {v} (to deviate)  :: afwijken
depart {v} (to die)  :: heengaan
depart {v} (to go away from)  :: verlaten
depart {v} (to leave)  :: vertrekken
department store {n} (store containing many departments)  :: warenhuis {n}
departure {n} (death)  :: overlijden {n}
departure {n} (deviation from a plan or procedure)  :: afwijking {f}
departure {n} (the act of departing)  :: vertrek {n}
depend {v} (be pending)  :: hangende zijn
depend {v} (hang down)  :: hangen
depend {v} (rely on support)  :: afhangen
depend {v} (trust)  :: vertrouwen
dependable {adj} (able to be depended on)  :: betrouwbaar
dependence {n} (irresistible need)  :: verslaving {f}, afhankelijkheid {f}
dependence {n} (state of being dependent)  :: afhankelijkheid {f}, nood {f}
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}
dependency {n} (something dependent or subordinate to something else)  :: iets afhankelijks
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} (drawing or painting)  :: afbeelding {f}
depiction {n} (lifelike image)  :: uitbeelding {f}, afbeelding {f}
depilate {v} (to remove hair from the body)  :: ontharen, depileren
depilation {n} (epilation) SEE: epilation  ::
deplete {v} (exhaust) SEE: exhaust  ::
deplete {v} (to 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
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 give evidence or testimony)  :: getuigen, getuigenis afleggen
depose {v} (to interrogate and elicit testimony)  :: laten getuigen, onttronen, uit het ambt ontzetten, eed getuigenis/ afleggen afnemen, verhoren
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 take an oath)  :: een/de eed afleggen/ zweren
deposit {n} (asset that was left to the care of the other)  :: storting {f}
deposit {n} (money given as an initial payment)  :: aanbetaling {f}
deposit {n} (money placed in an account)  :: deposito {n}
deposit {n} (security for a borrowed item)  :: statiegeld
deposit {n} (sediment or rock different from the surrounding material)  :: afzetting {f}, neerzetting {f}
deposit {v} (to entrust one's assets to the care of another)  :: storten
deposit {v} (to lay down)  :: afzetten, neerzetten
deposition {n} (removal of someone from office)  :: schorsing {f}
depot {n} (card games) SEE: tableau  ::
deprave {v} (To make bad or worse)  :: slecht maken,doen verloederen,doen ontaarden,
deprave {v} ( To speak ill of)  :: kwaad spreken,bekladden
depravity {n} (A particular depraved act or trait)  :: schanddaad {m} {f}
deprecate {v} (express disapproval of)  :: afkeuren
deprecated {adj} (computing: obsolescent)  :: afgekeurd, verouderd, gedeprecieerd
deprecated {adj} (strongly disapproved of)  :: afgekeurd
depredation {n} (A raid or predatory attack)  :: plundering, rooftocht
depress {v} (to make depressed, sad or bored)  :: deprimeren
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} (force (people) from their homeland to a new or foreign location)  :: onthemen
deracinate {v} (pull up by the roots; to uproot; to extirpate)  :: ontwortelen, deracineren
derailment {n} (action of a locomotive or train leaving the rails along which it runs)  :: ontsporing
derby {n} (bowler hat) SEE: bowler hat  ::
derby {n} (local derby) SEE: local derby  ::
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} (in analysis: function) SEE: derived function  ::
derivative {n} (something derived)  :: afgeleide {f}, derivaat {n}
derivative {n} (word that derives from another)  :: afleiding {f}
derive {v} (create (a compound) from another by means of a reaction)  :: afleiden
derive {v} (deduce (a conclusion) by reasoning)  :: afleiden, deduceren
derive {v} (find the derivation of (a word or phrase))  :: afleiden
derive {v} (obtain (something) from something else)  :: afleiden
derive {v} (originate (from))  :: ontstaan
dermatographism {n} (skin disorder) SEE: dermatographia  ::
dermatologic {adj} (dermatological) SEE: dermatological  ::
dermatologist {n} (one who is skilled, professes or practices dermatology.)  :: dermatoloog {m}
dermographia {n} (skin disorder) SEE: dermatographia  ::
dermographism {n} (skin disorder) SEE: dermatographia  ::
derogate {v} (to debase oneself) SEE: debase  ::
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}
desanctify {v} (to desanctify)  :: ontheiligen
descend {v} (to come down as from source or original)  :: afstammen
descend {v} (to pass from a higher to a lower place)  :: afdalen, neerdalen
descendant {n} (later evolutionary type)  :: afstammeling {m}
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}
descent {n} (instance of descending)  :: afdaling {f}
descent {n} (lineage or hereditary derivation)  :: afkomst, herkomst
descent {n} (sloping passage or incline)  :: afdaling {f}, helling
descent {n} (way down)  :: afdaling {f}
describe {v} (to represent in words)  :: beschrijven, omschrijven
description {n} (account in words)  :: beschrijving {f}
description word {n} (adjective) SEE: adjective  ::
descriptor {n} (information science) SEE: index term  ::
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
desert cat {n} (African wildcat) SEE: African wildcat  ::
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} (art of designing)  :: vormgeving
design {n} (pattern)  :: dessin
design {n} (plan)  :: ontwerp {n}
design {v} (to plan an artwork etc.)  :: ontwerpen
designate {v} (to mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate)  :: bepalen
designated driver {n} (Individual not drinking for the purpose of driving their companions home)  :: bob
designation {n} (distinguishing mark or name)  :: benaming
designer {n} (person who designs)  :: ontwerper {m}, designer {m}
desinential inflection {n} (ʾiʿrāb) SEE: ʾiʿrāb  ::
desirability {n} (state of being desirable)  :: wenselijkheid {f}
desirable {adj} (suitable to be desired)  :: wenselijk
desire {n} (something wished for)  :: verlangen {n}, wens {m}
desire {n} (strong attraction)  :: begeerte {f}
desire {v} (desire) SEE: want  ::
desire {v} (want emotionally or sexually)  :: begeren, verlangen
desire {v} (wish for earnestly)  :: wensen, verlangen
desk {n} (lectern) SEE: lectern  ::
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
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} (a feeling of depression or disheartenment)  :: wanhoop {m}, radeloosheid {m}
despondency {n} (loss of hope or confidence)  :: wanhoop {m}, radeloosheid {m}
despondent {adj} (in low spirits from loss of hope or courage)  :: moedeloos, wanhopig, neergeslagen, hopeloos
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} ((colloquial) to defeat soundly)  :: verpulveren, vernietigen
destroy {v} ((computing) to remove data (e.g., from memory))  :: wissen
destroy {v} (to cause destruction)  :: vernielen
destroy {v} (to damage beyond use or repair)  :: vernietigen, vernielen, verwoesten, kapot maken, slopen
destroy {v} (to neutralize)  :: kapot maken, vernielen, tenietdoen
destroy {v} (to put down or euthanize (e.g. an animal))  :: afmaken, laten inslapen
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
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} (impartiallity)  :: onpartijdigheid
detachment {n} (indifference)  :: afstandelijkheid, gereserveerdheid
detachment {n} (military unit)  :: detachering, detachement
detachment {n} (separation)  :: scheiding, losraking
detail {n} (military: temporary unit)  :: detachement {n}
detail {n} (plural: personal information)  :: persoonsgegevens {n-p}
detail {n} (something considered trivial enough to ignore)  :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
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 {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} (put under custody)  :: detineren
detain {v} (to detain) SEE: hold  ::
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} (person employed to find information)  :: detective {m}, speurder {m}
detective {n} (police officer who looks for evidence)  :: rechercheur {m}, speurder {m}
detention {n}  :: hechtenis {f}
deter {v} (to persuade someone not to do something)  :: ontmoedigen
deter {v} (to prevent something from happening)  :: verhinderen
detergent {n} (any non-soap cleaning agent, especially a synthetic surfactant)  :: wasmiddel, reinigingsmiddel
deteriorate {v} (grow worse)  :: verslechteren
deteriorate {v} (make worse)  :: verslechteren, slechter maken
determinative {n} (determiner) SEE: determiner  ::
determine {v} (to ascertain definitely)  :: bepalen
determine {v} (to set the limits of)  :: vaststellen
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
dethronize {v} (dethrone) SEE: dethrone  ::
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
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 bring out photographic images)  :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to create)  :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to progress)  :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to progress through stages)  :: zich ontwikkelen, uitgroeien
developer {n} (liquid used in chemical film processing)  :: ontwikkelaar {m}
developer {n} (real estate developer)  :: promotor {m}, projectontwikkelaar {m}
developer {n} (software programmer)  :: [-analist] programmeur {m}
developer {n} (someone engaged in product creation and improvement)  :: ontwikkelaar {m}, ontwerper {m}
developing country {n} (developing country)  :: ontwikkelingsland {n}
development {n} (process of developing)  :: ontwikkeling
deviance {n} (person or thing that differs from the expected)  :: buitenbeentje
deviance {n} (variation from expected behavior or form)  :: afwijking
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 fall outside of, or part from, some norm; to stray)  :: afwijken
deviate {v} (To go off course from; to change course; to change plans)  :: afwijken
deviation {n} (act of deviating)  :: afwijken
device {n} (computing) SEE: peripheral device  ::
device {n} (piece of equipment)  :: toestel, apparaat
device {n} (rhetoric: device) SEE: rhetorical device  ::
device driver {n} (software that communicates between operating system and hardware)  :: stuurprogramma {n}
devil {n} (a creature of hell)  :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (bad part of the conscience)  :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (dust devil) SEE: dust devil  ::
devil {n} (euphemistically, with an article: Hell (as an intensifier))  :: verduiveld
devil {n} (in Christian Science, an evil or erring entity)  :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him)  :: duivel {m}, duvel {m} [informal]
devil {n} (the devil: the chief devil)  :: de duivel {m}
devil {n} (thing that is awkward or difficult to understand)  :: harde noot {f}
devil {n} (wicked or naughty person)  :: duivel {m}, deugniet {m}
devil {v} (annoy or bother)  :: beduvelen, pesten, plagen
devil {v} (grill with cayenne pepper)  :: peperen
devilish {adj} (extreme, excessive)  :: deksels, duivels, verduiveld
devilish {adj} (resembling or characteristic of a devil)  :: duivels, diabolisch, satanisch
devilish {adv} (devilishly) SEE: devilishly  ::
devil is in the details {proverb} (idiom)  :: 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
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
Dewar {n} (dewar) SEE: dewar  ::
Dewar flask {n} (dewar) SEE: dewar  ::
Dewar vessel {n} (dewar) SEE: dewar  ::
dewberry {n} (Rubus caesius)  :: dauwbraam {m} {f}
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
dextro {adj} (dextrorotatory) SEE: dextrorotatory  ::
dextrogyre {adj} (dextrorotatory) SEE: dextrorotatory  ::
dextromanual {adj} (right-handed) SEE: right-handed  ::
dharma {n} (principle that orders the universe)  :: dharma
Dhivehi {prop} (an Indo-Aryan language)  :: Divehi, Maldivisch {n}, Maledivisch {n}
dhoti {n} (dhoti)  :: lendendoek
diabetes {n} (A group of metabolic diseases)  :: diabetes {m}, suikerziekte
diabetes {n} (diabetes insipidus) SEE: diabetes insipidus  ::
diabetes mellitus {n} (medical disorder)  :: suikerziekte {f}
diachronic {adj} (changing with time)  :: diachronisch
diachronic linguistics {n} (historical linguistics) SEE: historical linguistics  ::
diacritic {adj} (denoting a distinguishing mark) SEE: diacritical  ::
diacritic {adj} (distinguishing) SEE: diacritical  ::
diacritic {n} (diacritical mark) SEE: diacritical mark  ::
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 {adj} (geometry: joining two nonadjacent vertices)  :: diagonaal
diagonal {adj} (having a slanted or oblique direction)  :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (geometry: diagonal line or plane)  :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (line or cut across a fabric)  :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (slash) SEE: slash  ::
diagonal {n} (something forming or resembling a diagonal line)  :: 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} (clock face) SEE: clock face  ::
dial {n} (panel on a radio; knob that is turned to change the wavelength)  :: kanaalkiezer {m} {f}
dial {n} (sundial) SEE: sundial  ::
dialect {n} (variety of a language)  :: dialect {n}, mondaard {f}, streektaal {f}
dialectology {n} (the study of dialects)  :: dialectologie {f}
dialog {n} (computing: dialogue box)  :: dialoogvenster {n}
dialog {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals)  :: dialoog {m}
dialog {n} (literary form resembling a conversation)  :: dialoog {m}
dialog {n} (verbal part of a literary or dramatic work)  :: dialoog {m}
dialog {v} (discuss)  :: dialogeren, discussiëren, kortsluiten
dialogue {n} (computing: dialogue box)  :: dialoogvenster {n}
dialogue {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals)  :: dialoog {m}, gesprek {n}
dialogue {n} (literary form resembling a conversation)  :: dialoog {m}
dialogue {n} (verbal part of a literary or dramatic work)  :: dialoog {m}
dialogue {v} (discuss)  :: dialogeren, discussiëren, kortsluiten
dialysis {n} (haemodialysis) SEE: haemodialysis  ::
diamagnetic {adj} (exhibiting diamagentism)  :: diamagnetisch
diamagnetism {n} (weak form of magnetism)  :: diamagnetisme {n}
diamantiferous {adj} (yielding diamonds) SEE: diamondiferous  ::
diameter {n} (length of this line)  :: diameter {m}, doorsnede {m} {f}
diameter {n} (line)  :: middellijn {f}, diameter {m}
diamond {n} (diamond ring) SEE: diamond ring  ::
diamond {n} (gemstone)  :: diamant {m}
diamond {n} (rhombus) SEE: rhombus  ::
diamond {n} (uncountable: mineral)  :: diamant
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}
Diaoyu Islands {prop} (Senkaku Islands) SEE: Senkaku Islands  ::
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}
diaper rash {n} (rash in the diaper area) SEE: nappy rash  ::
diaphanous {adj} (of a fine, almost transparent texture)  :: ragfijn
diaphanous {adj} (Transparent; allowing light to pass through; capable of being seen 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}
diarrhea {n} (medical condition)  :: diarree
diarrheic {adj} (diarrheal) SEE: diarrheal  ::
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
dichotomy {n} (such a division involving apparently incompatible or opposite principles) SEE: duality  ::
dick {n} (highly contemptible person)  :: lul {m}
dick {n} (slang: penis)  :: lul {m}, pik {m}, piemel {m}, leuter
dickhead {n} (glans penis) SEE: glans penis  ::
dickhead {n} ((slang) glans penis)  :: eikel {m}
dickhead {n} ((slang) stupid person)  :: eikel {m}
dictaphone {n} (dictation machine) SEE: dictation machine  ::
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 {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}
die {v} (to become spiritually dead)  :: sterven
die {v} (to be cut off from family or friends)  :: sterven
die {v} (to be mortified or shocked)  :: sterven
die {v} (to break down)  :: het laten afweten, het opgeven
die {v} (to stop living)  :: doodgaan, sterven, overlijden
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} (controlled regimen of food)  :: dieet {n}
diet {n} (council of leaders)  :: parlement {n}, rijksdag {m}
diet {n} (food a person or animal consumes)  :: dieet {n}
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} (arithmetic: result of a subtraction)  :: 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} (quality of being different)  :: verschil {n}
difference {v} (to distinguish or differentiate)  :: differentiëren, onderscheiden
difference equation {n} (recurrence relation) SEE: recurrence relation  ::
different {adj} (not the same)  :: verschillend, anders, ongelijk
different {adj} (unlike most others)  :: anders
different as chalk and cheese {adj} (different)  :: het verschil van dag en nacht {n}
differential {n} (differential gear) SEE: differential gear  ::
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} (biology: to produce distinct organs or to achieve specific functions)  :: differentiëren
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the derivative)  :: afleiden
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the differential)  :: differentiëren
differentiate {v} (to perceive the difference)  :: onderscheiden, differentiëren, discrimineren
differentiate {v} (to show or be the distinction)  :: zich onderscheiden
differently able {adj} (euphemism for 'disabled')  :: andersvalide
difficult {adj} (hard, not easy)  :: lastig, moeilijk
difficulty {n} (obstacle)  :: hindernis {f}
difficulty {n} (state of being difficult)  :: moeilijkheid {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 {n} (archeological investigation)  :: opgraving {f}
dig {v} (to move hard-packed earth out of the way)  :: graven, delven
digamma {n} (letter of the Old Greek alphabet)  :: digamma {m} {f}
digest {n} (compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged)  :: compendium {n}, overzicht {n}
digest {n} (magazine of abridged articles)  :: compendium {n}, overzicht {n}
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
digestible {adj} (capable of being digested)  :: verteerbaar
digestion {n} (assimilation and understanding of ideas)  :: verwerven {n}, verwerving {f}, assimilatie {f}
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}
digestive system {n} (system of organs)  :: maag-darmstelsel {n}
digger {n} (gold miner) SEE: gold digger  ::
digger {n} (large piece of machinery)  :: graafmachine
digger {n} (nickname for a friend) SEE: bugger  ::
digger {n} (one who digs)  :: graver
digger {n} (spade (playing card)) SEE: spade  ::
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} (of or relating to computers)  :: digitaal
digital {adj} (representing discrete values)  :: discreet
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} (formality, stateliness)  :: plechtigheid {c}
dignity {n} (high office or rank)  :: waardigheid {c}
dignity {n} (quality or state)  :: waardigheid {c}
digraph {n} (computing: two-character sequence)  :: digraaf {c}
digraph {n} (directed graph) SEE: directed graph  ::
digraph {n} (pair of letters)  :: digraaf {c}
digress {v} (to deviate)  :: afdwalen
digs {n} (lodgings) SEE: lodgings  ::
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} ((law) the act of dilapidating, damaging a building or structure through neglect or by intention)  :: verloedering, verwaarlozing, verstoring, verval {n}
dilapidation {n} (the state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined)  :: bouwvalligheid, verkrotting, verloedering, verval {n}
dilate {v} (To become wider or larger; to expand)  :: uitzetten {p}
dilate {v} (To enlarge; to make bigger)  :: dilateren
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 {adj} (pertaining to or like a dilettante)  :: dilettantisch
dilettante {n} (amateur)  :: liefhebber {m}, amateur {m}
dilettante {n} (person who enjoys the arts, regardless of expertise)  :: kunstliefhebber {m}, [e] dilettant
dilettante {n} (person with a general but superficial interest)  :: liefhebber {m}, amateur {m}
diligence {n} (one of the seven contrary virtues)  :: moed {f}, sterkte {f}, vasthoudendheid {f}, standvastigheid {f}
diligence {n} (qualities of a hard worker, including conscientiousness, determination, perseverance)  :: toewijding {f}, vasthoudendheid {f}
diligent {adj} (performing with intense concentration, focus, responsible regard)  :: 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} (indistinct)  :: vaag
dim {adj} (not bright, not colourful)  :: donker, schemerachtig, schemerig, mat
dim {adj} (not smart)  :: dom
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} (in physics)  :: dimensie {f}
dimension {n} (measure of spatial extent)  :: dimensie {f}, afmeting {f}
dimensional lumber {n} (dimension lumber) SEE: dimension lumber  ::
dimensional stone {n} (dimension stone) SEE: dimension stone  ::
diminish {v} (To become smaller)  :: afnemen, verkleinen
diminish {v} (To make smaller)  :: verkleinen, verminderen
diminish {v} (To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone)  :: verlagen
diminutive {adj} (serving to diminish)  :: verkleinend
diminutive {adj} (very small)  :: klein
diminutive {n} (grammar: word form expressing smallness)  :: verkleinwoord {n}, diminutief {n}
dimmer {n} (Rheostat)  :: dimmer
dimple {n} (skin depression, especially at corners of the mouth)  :: kuiltje {n}
dimple {n} (small depression or indentation in generic surface)  :: bult, gaatje {n}
dimple {v} (create a dimple in)  :: blutsen, indeuken, deuken
din {n} (loud noise)  :: lawaai, geschreeuw
Dinah {prop} (female given name) SEE: Dina  ::
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} (inflatable boat)  :: rubberboot
dinghy {n} (small boat)  :: jol, kleine kano
dingleberry {n} (cranberry) SEE: cranberry  ::
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 {v} (sports)  :: lobben
dinner {n} (a formal meal)  :: dinee {n}
dinner {n} (a meal given to an animal)  :: voer
dinner {n} (main meal of the day)  :: avondeten {n}, avondmaaltijd {m}, avondmaal {n}, eten {n}
dinner {n} (midday meal)  :: middageten {n}, middagmaaltijd {m}, middagmaal {n}, lunch {m}
dinner hour {n} (the hour when dinner takes place) SEE: dinnertime  ::
dinner jacket {n} (tuxedo) SEE: tuxedo  ::
dinner plate {n} (dinnerplate) SEE: dinnerplate  ::
dinnertime {n} (mid-day break) SEE: lunchtime  ::
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
diopter {n} (alidide) SEE: alidide  ::
diopter {n} (speculum) SEE: speculum  ::
dioxide {n} (any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule)  :: dioxide {n}
diphallasparatus {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia  ::
diphallic terata {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia  ::
diphallus {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia  ::
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  ::
dipole {n} (dipole antenna) SEE: dipole antenna  ::
dipper {n} (bird)  :: waterspreeuw
dipper {n} (vessel)  :: pollepel
diptote {n} ((grammar) a noun which has only two cases)  :: diptoot {m}
diptych {n} (picture or series of pictures painted on two tablets)  :: diptiek {f}
diptych {n} (writing tablet consisting of two leaves of rigid material)  :: diptiek {f}
dire {adj} (expressing bad consequences)  :: gevaarlijk, vreselijk, sinister, verschrikkelijk
dire {adj} (warning of bad consequences)  :: onheilspellend, omineus
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 {adj} (that directs)  :: wijzend
directive {n} (authoritative decision)  :: richtlijn {f}
directive {n} (form of legislative act addressed to the EU Member States)  :: richtlijn {f}
directive {n} (instruction or guideline)  :: instructie {f}, richtlijn {f}
directly {adv} (immediately) SEE: immediately  ::
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} (soon; next; when it becomes convenient)  :: direct, dadelijk, zodadelijk, meteen, zo
directly {adv} (straightforwardly; honestly)  :: zondermeer, eerlijk, rechtuit
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} (simulated folder)  :: folder {m}, map {f}
directory {n} (structured listing of files)  :: lijst {f}
direct product {n} (product of objects) SEE: categorical product  ::
direct product {n} (product of sets) SEE: also Cartesian product  ::
directrix {n} (a female who directs) SEE: directress  ::
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} (dishonourable, violating standards or rules)  :: vuil, smerig, grof, oneerlijk
dirty {adj} (illegal, improper)  :: vuil, oneerlijk
dirty {adj} (morally unclean, obscene or indecent)  :: vuil, vulgair, obsceen, schunnig
dirty {adj} (of color: discolored by impurities)  :: vuil
dirty {v} (to make dirty)  :: bevuilen
dis {n} (diss) SEE: diss  ::
dis {v} (diss) SEE: diss  ::
disable {v} (to deactivate a function of an electronical or mechanical device)  :: uitschakelen, deactiveren
disable {v} (to render unable; to take away the ability)  :: onmogelijk maken
disabled {adj} (having a physical disability)  :: gehandicapt, invalide, mindervalide
disabled {adj} (made incapable of use or action)  :: onklaar
disabled {n} (The people who are disabled, regarded as a group)  :: 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 correspond)  :: niet overeenkomen, niet overeenstemmen
disagree {v} (not harmonize)  :: het niet eens zijn , het oneens zijn
disagreeable {adj} (not agreeable, unsuitable)  :: onaangenaam
disagreement {n} (A condition of not agreeing or concurring)  :: niet in overeenstemming
disagreement {n} (An argument or debate)  :: verschil van mening, meningsverschil
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 make vanish)  :: laten verdwijnen
disappear {v} (to vanish)  :: verdwijnen
disappearance {n} (action of disappearing or vanishing)  :: verdwijning
disappoint {v} (to displease)  :: teleurstellen
disappointed {adj} (defeated of hope or expectation)  :: teleurgesteld
disappointing {adj} (that disappoints or disappoint)  :: teleurstellende
disappointment {n} (circumstance)  :: tegenvaller, tegenslag
disappointment {n} (emotion)  :: teleurstelling {f}
disapprove {v} (to condemn)  :: afkeuren
disapprove {v} (to refuse to approve) SEE: reject  ::
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 {n} (Want of array or regular order)  :: wanorde
disarray {v} (To take off the dress of; to unrobe)  :: uitkleden
disarray {v} (To throw into disorder; to break the array of)  :: verstoren, verwarren
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} (foreboding disaster; ill-omened)  :: onheilspellend, sinister
disastrous {adj} (of the nature of a disaster; calamitous)  :: rampzalig, catastrofaal, rampspoedig
disastrously {adv} (in a disastrous way)  :: rampzalig
disavow {v} (to deny or show the contrary of)  :: ontkennen
disavow {v} (to refuse to own or acknowledge)  :: verloochenen
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 discard, set aside) SEE: remove  ::
discard {v} (to throw away, reject)  :: verwerpen, afdanken, afleggen, opzijzetten
disc brake {n} (type of brake)  :: schijfrem {f}
discharge {v} ((electricity) the act of releasing an accumulated charge)  :: ontladen
discharge {v} (to accomplish or complete, as an obligation)  :: voltooien
disciple {n} (a person who learns from another, especially one who then teaches others)  :: discipel {m}
Disciple {n} (one of the twelve disciples of Jesus)  :: apostel
discipline {n} (category in which a certain activity belongs)  :: discipline, branche, tak
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 {v} (to impose order on someone)  :: disciplineren, temmen
discipline {v} (to punish someone in order to (re)gain control)  :: disciplineren, tuchtigen
discipline {v} (to teach someone to obey authority)  :: disciplineren, temmen
discipline {v} (to train someone by instruction and practice)  :: drillen
disclose {v} (make known)  :: onthullen, ontsluieren, bekendmaken, vrijgeven
disclose {v} (open up) SEE: open up  ::
disclose {v} (physically expose to view)  :: onthullen, ontsluieren
discombobulate {v} (to befuddle)  :: in de war schoppen, verstoren
disconcert {v} (bring into confusion)  :: verstoren, verwarren, in de war brengen
disconcert {v} (frustrate)  :: doorkruisen, verstoren, verijdelen
disconcert {v} (upset the composure)  :: verstoren, verwarren, in de war brengen
disconcerting {adj} (tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting)  :: verontrustend, zorgwekkend
disconnect {n} (lack of connection or accord) SEE: mismatch  ::
disconnect {n} (switch used to isolate a portion of an electrical circuit) SEE: disconnector  ::
disconnected {adj} (math: not connected)  :: onsamenhangend
disconsolate {adj} (cheerless, dreary)  :: mistroostig
disconsolate {adj} (inconsolable)  :: troosteloos
discontent {n} (dissatisfaction) SEE: dissatisfaction  ::
discontention {n} (discontent) SEE: discontent  ::
discontinuity {n} (lack of continuity)  :: discontinuïteit {f}
discontinuity {n} (subterranean interface)  :: discontinuïteit {f}
discord {n} (harsh or confused sound)  :: kabaal {n}
discord {n} (lack of agreement)  :: onenigheid {f}
discord {n} (musical dissonance)  :: kakofonie {f}
discord {n} (strife resulting from lack of agreement; dissension)  :: tweedracht {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} (anything that discourages)  :: ontmoediger {m}
discouragement {n} (the act of discouraging)  :: ontmoediging {f}
discourse {n} (expression in (spoken or written) words)  :: betoog {n}, discussie, gesprek {n}, conversatie, uiting
discourse {n} (formal lengthy exposition of some subject)  :: betoog {n}, verhandeling, discours {n}
discourse {n} (rational expression, reason)  :: rede
discourse {n} (verbal exchange or conversation)  :: conversatie, gesprek {n}, gedachtenwisseling
discourse {v} (engage in discussion or conversation)  :: converseren, spreken
discourse {v} (to debate)  :: bespreken
discourse {v} (write or speak formally and at length)  :: betogen, een betoog houden , een rede(voering) houden
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} (discrepant state)  :: discrepantie {f}
discrepancy {n} (inconsistency)  :: 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} (athletics sport of throwing the discus)  :: discuswerpen {n}
discus {n} (round plate-like object for throwing)  :: discus {m}
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}
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} (contents of such a vessel)  :: bord {n}, gerecht {n}
dish {n} (slang: sexually attractive person)  :: stoot {f}
dish {n} (specific type of food)  :: gerecht {n}
dish {n} (tableware to be/being washed)  :: vaat {m}
dish {n} (vessel for holding/serving food)  :: bord {n}, taloor {f} (only in Flanders and only in dialect)
dishcloth {n} (for drying)  :: [Flanders] keukenhanddoek {m}, vaatdoek {m}
dishcloth {n} (for washing)  :: [Flanders] schotelvod {m}, vaatdoek {m}
dishearten {v} (discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage)  :: ontmoedigen
dishes {n} (dishwashing)  :: afwas {m}
dishonor {n} (dishonour) SEE: dishonour  ::
dishonor {v} (dishonour) SEE: dishonour  ::
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  ::
dishwashing {n} (dishwashing) SEE: washing-up  ::
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} (break up into one's parts)  :: desintegreren, uiteenvallen
disintegrate {v} (cause to break into parts)  :: desintegreren, ontbinden, opbreken
disinvite {v} (to cancel an invitation) SEE: uninvite  ::
disjointed {adj} (not connected, coherent, or continuous)  :: onsamenhangend, als los zand
disk {n} (a computer's hard disk)  :: harde schijf, schijf {f}
disk {n} (a thin, flat, circular plate)  :: schijf {f}
disk {n} (a vinyl phonograph/gramophone record)  :: plaat {f}
disk {n} (intervertebral disc)  :: discus {m}
disk {n} (something resembling a disk)  :: schijf {f}
diskindness {n} (unkindness) SEE: unkindness  ::
disk jockey {n} (person who selects and plays recorded music) SEE: disc jockey  ::
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
disordered {adj} (chaotic)  :: onoverzichtelijk, chaotisch, wanordelijk
disorganised {adj} (disorganized) SEE: disorganized  ::
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}  :: ridiculiseren
disparage {v} (to dishonor by a comparison)  :: onteren
disparage {v} (to match unequally)  :: vernederen
disparage {v} (to ridicule)  :: belachelijk maken
disparate {adj} (composed of inherently different elements)  :: duidelijk verschillend
disparity {n} (the state of being unequal; difference)  :: ongelijkheid, onevenredigheid
dispatch {n} (dismissal) SEE: dismissal  ::
dispatch {v} (To send with promptness)  :: verzenden
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 eliminate or do without)  :: afschaffen
dispense {v} (to issue, distribute, or put out)  :: uitgeven, uitdelen, verdelen
dispense {v} (to supply or make up a medicine or prescription)  :: doseren
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
displacement speed {n} (hull speed) SEE: hull speed  ::
display {n} (electronic screen)  :: display {n}, beeldscherm {n}
display {n} (spectacle)  :: spektakel {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
disregard {n} (not paying attention or caring about)  :: verontachtzaming
disregard {v} (disregard) SEE: neglect  ::
disregard {v} (to ignore)  :: veronachtzamen, negeren
disrobe {v} (undress someone or something)  :: ontkleden, uitkleden
disrupt {v} (to interrupt or impede something)  :: onderbreken, hinderen
disrupt {v} (to throw into confusion or disorder)  :: verstoren
disruption {n} (disorder)  :: wanorde
disruption {n} (interruption)  :: onderbreking {f}, ontregeling {f}
diss {n} (insult or put-down)  :: diss [slang]
diss {v} (to put someone down or show verbal disrespect)  :: dissen [slang]
dissatisfaction {n} (unhappiness or discontent)  :: ontevredenheid {f}
dissatisfactory {adj} (causing dissatisfaction) SEE: unsatisfactory  ::
dissect {v} (to study a dead animal's anatomy by cutting it apart)  :: ontleden
disseminate {v} (to disseminate) SEE: disperse  ::
disseminate {v} (transitive: to sow and scatter principles, etc. for propagation, like seed)  :: uitdragen
dissemination {n} (act of disseminating)  :: verspreiding {f}, verbreiding {f}
dissent {n} (disagreement with the ideas of an authority)  :: afwijking van mening
dissent {v} (to disagree)  :: van mening verschillen, een afwijkende mening hebben, een minderheidsstandpunt innemen
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} (chemistry: to separate compounds into simpler parts)  :: scheiden
dissociate {v} (chemistry: to undergo dissociation)  :: zich scheiden, dissociëren
dissociate {v} (to make unrelated)  :: scheiden, afscheiden, zich distantiëren
dissociate {v} (to part, stop associating)  :: zich scheiden
dissociation {n} (act of dissociating)  :: dissociatie {f}, scheiding {f}
dissociation {n} (chemistry: process of breaking up)  :: dissociatie {f}
dissolute {adj} (dissolute)  :: losbandig
dissolve {n} (film punctuation)  :: fade-out
dissolve {v} (fade out) SEE: fade out  ::
dissolve {v} (intransitive: to be disintegrated into a solution by immersion)  :: oplossen
dissolve {v} (to disperse a group)  :: ontbinden, uiteendrijven
dissolve {v} (to resolve itself as by dissolution)  :: verdampen
dissolve {v} (to terminate a union of multiple members actively)  :: ontbinden, oplossen
dissolve {v} (transitive: to disintegrate into a solution by immersion)  :: oplossen
dissolvent {adj}  :: oplosbaar
dissuade {v} (convince not to try or do)  :: uit het hoofd praten, afbrengen van, afraden
distaff {n} (part of a spinning wheel)  :: rokken {n}, spinrokken {n}, spinstok {m}
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} (emotionally unresponsive)  :: afstandelijk
distant {adj} (far off)  :: ver, in de verte
distil {v} (to exude in small drops)  :: druppelsgewijs afscheiden
distil {v} (to make by means of distillation)  :: via distillatie vervaardigen , branden, stoken
distil {v} (to subject a substance to distillation)  :: distilleren
distil {v} (to trickle down in small drops)  :: afdruppelen, neerdruppelen, sijpelen
distil {v} (to undergo distillation)  :: gedistilleerd worden
distill {v} (exude in small drops) SEE: distil  ::
distill {v} (make by distillation) SEE: distil  ::
distill {v} (subject to distillation) SEE: distil  ::
distill {v} (trickle down in small drops) SEE: distil  ::
distill {v} (undergo distillation) 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 apportion)  :: verdelen
distribute {v} (to classify or separate into categories)  :: indelen, opdelen
distribute {v} (to distribute) SEE: disperse  ::
distribute {v} (to divide into portions and dispense)  :: verdelen
distribute {v} (to scatter or spread)  :: verspreiden
distribute {v} (to supply to retail outlets)  :: leveren
distribution {n} (act of distribution or being distributed)  :: distributie, uitdeling, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (anything distributed; portion; share)  :: distributie, uitdeling {f}
distribution {n} (apportionment by law of funds, property)  :: opdeling, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (distribution in statistics)  :: distributie, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (frequency of occurrence or extent of existence)  :: spreiding {f}, verspreiding {f}
distribution {n} (process by which commodities get to final consumers)  :: distributie, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (the result of distributing; arrangement)  :: opdeling, 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}
Distrito Federal {prop} (Federal District) SEE: Federal District  ::
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
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}
ditch {n} (trench)  :: sloot, greppel
dither {v} (to be unable to make a decision)  :: treuzelen
ditsy {adj} (ditzy) SEE: ditzy  ::
ditto {adv} (likewise) SEE: likewise  ::
ditto {n} (ditto mark)  :: herhalingsteken {n}
ditto {n} (informal: duplicate)  :: kopietje {n}
ditto {n} (the aforesaid)  :: dito, idem, idem dito, dito dito
diuresis {n} (polyuria) SEE: polyuria  ::
diurnal {adj} (done once every day)  :: dagelijks
diurnal {adj} (happening during daylight; primarily active during the day)  :: dag-
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 {n} (a jump into water)  :: duik {m}
dive {n} (a swim under water)  :: duik {m}
dive {n} (deliberate fall after a challenge)  :: schwalbe, fopduik {m}
dive {n} (seedy bar)  :: kelderrestaurant
dive {v} (imitate a foul)  :: een schwalbe maken, een fopduik maken, fopduiken
dive {v} (to descend)  :: duiken, een duikvlucht maken
dive {v} (to jump into water)  :: duiken
dive {v} (to swim under water)  :: duiken, onderwaterzwemmen
dive {v} (undertake enthusiastically)  :: duiken
diver {n} (someone who dives)  :: duiker {m}, duikster {f}
diver {n} (the loon (bird))  :: duiker {m}, zeeduiker {m}
divergence {n} (mathematical operator)  :: divergentie {f}
diverse {adj} (different)  :: divers
diversion {n} (act of diverting)  :: verstrooien, ontspannen
diversion {n} (A detour, such as during road construction)  :: omleiding
diversion {n} (hobby; an activity that distracts the mind)  :: verstrooiïng, vermaak
diversion {n} (removal of water via a canal)  :: verlegging
diversion {n} (rerouting of cargo or passengers to a new transshipment point or destination)  :: omleiding
diversion {n} (tactic used to draw attention away from the real threat or action)  :: afleidingsmanoeuver, misleiding
diversity {n} (quality of being diverse; difference)  :: verscheidenheid
divest {v} (undress) SEE: undress  ::
divide {v} (divide up; share by dividing)  :: delen
divide {v} (split into two or more parts)  :: verdelen
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 {adj} (of or pertaining to a god)  :: goddelijk
divine {n} (a deity) SEE: deity  ::
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} (diving platform) SEE: diving platform  ::
diving board {n} (springboard) SEE: springboard  ::
diving header {n} (ball)  :: duikkopbal {c}
divining rod {n} (rod used for dowsing)  :: wichelroede {f}, wichelstok {m}
divisible {adj} (capable of being divided)  :: deelbaar
divisible {adj} (of an integer, that when divided leaves no remainder)  :: deelbaar
divisim {adv} (formal: separately) SEE: separately  ::
division {n} (act or process of dividing anything)  :: deling {f}, verdeling {f}, scheiding {f}
division {n} (arithmetic: calculation involving this process)  :: deling {f}, staartdeling {f}
division {n} (arithmetic: process of dividing a number by another)  :: deling {f}, delen {n}
division {n} (each of the parts resulting from division)  :: deel {n}, gedeelte {n}
division {n} (large military unit)  :: divisie {f}
division {n} (law: concept of separate responsibility)  :: [van prestasie] deelbaarheid {f}
division {n} (section of a large company)  :: afdeling {f}, divisie {f}, eenheid {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} (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  ::
DJ {n} (person who selects and plays recorded music) SEE: disc jockey  ::
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 chord with a root of D)  :: D-majeur, D-groot
D major {n} (the major key with D as its tonic)  :: D-majeur, D-groot
D minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of D)  :: d-mineur, d-klein
D minor {n} (the minor key with D as its tonic)  :: 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
Dnepropetrovsk {prop} (Dnipropetrovsk) SEE: Dnipropetrovsk  ::
dénouement {n} (the conclusion or resolution of a plot)  :: ontknoping
do {n} (function, celebration, party)  :: gedoe {n}, feest {n}, fuif {m} [Flemish]
do {n} (hairdo)  :: snit {m}
do {n} (period of confusion or argument)  :: gedoe {n}, ruzie
do {n} (tonic of a major scale)  :: do
do {v} (be exhausted, finished, ready)  :: eraan zijn, klaar zijn, kapot zijn
do {v} (be in jail)  :: zitten
do {v} (be reasonable or acceptable)  :: gaan
do {v} (cook)  :: bakken, koken
do {v} (for emphasis)  :: wel
do {v} (in negations)  :: Not used in Dutch
do {v} (in questions)  :: translated by inversion
do {v} (perform, execute)  :: doen
do {v} (referring to an earlier verb (pro-verb))  :: Not used in Dutch
do {v} (slang: attack)  :: doen, aanvallen
do {v} (slang: have sex with)  :: binnendoen
do {v} (take care of, be well)  :: deugddoen, goeddoen
do {v} (visit)  :: doen, bezoeken
do {v} (work, suffice)  :: genoegen, het ermee doen
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
docile {adj} (yielding to control)  :: volgzaam
docileness {n} (docility) SEE: docility  ::
dock {n} (body of water between two piers or wharves)  :: dok {n}
dock {n} (burdock)  :: klit {f}
dock {n} (part of a courtroom where the accused sits)  :: beklaagdenbank {m} {f}
dock {v} (to cut off a section of an animal's tail)  :: couperen
docker {n} (dockworker) SEE: dockworker  ::
doctor {n} (person who has attained a doctorate)  :: doctor {m} {f}
doctor {n} (physician)  :: dokter {m} {f}, arts {m} {f}
doctor {n} (veterinarian) SEE: veterinarian  ::
doctor {v} (alter or make obscure, in order to deceive)  :: dokteren, valsificeren
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}
doctor's certificate {n} (medical certificate) SEE: medical certificate  ::
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}
dodecahedron {n} (a polyhedron with 12 faces)  :: dodecaëder {m}, regelmatig twaalfvlak {n}
dodecaphonist {n} (proponent of dodecaphony)  :: dodecafonist {m}, [obsolete] dodecaphonist {m}
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} (old-fashioned person or institution)  :: dodo {m}
dodo {n} (Raphus cucullatus)  :: dodo {m}, walghvogel
doe {n} (female deer)  :: hinde {f}
doe {n} (female fallow deer)  :: damherthinde {f}
doe {n} (female hare)  :: moerhaas {f}
doe {n} (female rabbit)  :: voedster, moer
doe {n} (female roe deer)  :: reegeit {f}
does anyone here speak English {phrase} (does anyone here speak English?)  :: spreekt hier iemand Engels
doff {v} (to get rid of, to throw off)  :: verwerpen
doff {v} (to remove or take off, especially of clothing)  :: uitdoen, ontdoen
dog {n} (animal)  :: hond {m}
dog {n} (hinged catch) SEE: pawl  ::
dog {n} (male canine)  :: reu {m}
dog {n} (metal support for logs) SEE: andiron  ::
dog {n} (slang: man) SEE: guy  ::
dog {v} (to fasten a hatch securely)  :: bevestigen, vastmaken
dog {v} (to follow in an annoying way)  :: plagen, pesten
dog {v} (to pursue with the intent to catch)  :: jagen, vervolgen
doge {n} (chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa)  :: doge
dogfish {n} (bowfin) SEE: bowfin  ::
dogfish {n} (shark in family Dalatidae) SEE: kitefin shark  ::
dogfish {n} (shark in family Scyliorhinidae) SEE: catshark  ::
dogged {adj} (stubbornly persevering, steadfast)  :: hardnekkig
doggish {adj} (currish)  :: honds, rekels
doggy paddle {n} (swimming stroke) SEE: dog paddle  ::
doggy style {n} (adverb)  :: 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  ::
dogwood {n} (tree or shrub of the genus Cornus)  :: kornoelje
d'oh {interj} (expression of frustration)  :: o nee
doh {interj} (expression of surprise)  :: o nee
doh {n} (expression of frustration)  :: do {f}
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}
doing {n} (a deed or action)  :: toedoen {n}
do-it-yourself {adj} (of or pertaining to do it yourself)  :: doe-het-zelf
dole {n} (unemployment benefit)  :: steun {m}
doline {n} (any sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole  ::
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
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}
dolphin {n} (dauphin) SEE: dauphin  ::
dolphin {n} (mahi-mahi) SEE: mahi-mahi  ::
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} ((intransitive) to adapt to live with humans)  :: domesticeren
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
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} (being in a position over others)  :: overheersing
dominance {n} (property of a gene)  :: dominantie {f}
dominance {n} (state of being dominant)  :: dominantie {f}
dominance {n} (superior development or preference for one side of the body or for one of a pair of organs)  :: dominantie {f}
domination {n} (act of dominating)  :: overheersing {f}
domineer {v} (rule over)  :: domineren
Dominica {prop} (Commonwealth of Dominica)  :: Dominica
Dominican Republic {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Dominicaanse Republiek
domovoi {n} (domovoy) SEE: domovoy  ::
don {n} (mafia boss)  :: maffiabaas {m}
don {n} (professor) SEE: professor  ::
don {v} (put on clothes)  :: aantrekken, zich uitdossen
Don {prop} (River in European Russia)  :: Don {m}
Donald Duck {prop} (one of the Disney characters)  :: Donald Duck {m}
donation {n} (a voluntary gift or contribution for a specific cause)  :: schenking {f}
donatism {n} (Christian belief)  :: donatisme {n}
Donbass {prop} (Donbas) SEE: Donbas  ::
done {adj} (being exhausted or fully spent)  :: op
done {adj} (In a state of having completed or finished an activity)  :: klaar
done {adj} ((of food) ready, fully cooked)  :: gaar
Donetsk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state in Donechchyna, the Ukraine)  :: 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 fool)  :: ezel {m}, domme ezel {m}
donkey {n} (a stubborn person)  :: ezel {m}, koppige ezel {m}
donor {n} (one who donates)  :: schenker {c}
donor fatigue {n} (phenomenon)  :: donormoeheid {f}
Don Quixote {prop} (the protagonist of a famous Spanish novel)  :: Don Quichot {m}
don't {contraction} (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, men moet een gegeven paard niet in de bek kijken, een gegeven paard moet men 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  ::
doodad {n} (thingy) SEE: thingy  ::
doodah {n} (thingy) SEE: thingy  ::
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
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}
doorcase {n} (doorframe) SEE: doorframe  ::
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}
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}
doorpost {n} (doorjamb) SEE: doorjamb  ::
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} (aeronautics: varnish used to waterproof, strengthen, etc.)  :: vernis, beits
dope {n} (slang: any narcotic)  :: drugs
dope {n} (slang: a stupid person)  :: idioot, dommerik
dope {n} (viscous liquid used to prepare a surface)  :: grondlaag, was, beits
dope {v} (electronics: add a dopant to)  :: doteren
doping {n} (addition of small quantities of an element to a semiconductor)  :: dotering {f}
doping {n} (use of drugs to improve athletic performance)  :: doping {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}
dorado {n} (mahi-mahi) SEE: mahi-mahi  ::
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-window {n} (upright window in a roof)  :: dakvenster
dormitory {n} (room for sleeping)  :: [several sleepers] slaapzaal, [one or very few] slaapcel
dormouse {n} (rodent)  :: relmuis {f}, hazelmuis {f}
Dorothea {prop} (female given name) SEE: Dorothy  ::
Dorothy dollar {n} (business generated by homosexuals) SEE: pink pound  ::
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} (decimal point)  :: punt {m}
dot {n} (morse code symbol)  :: punt {m}
dot {n} (punctuation mark)  :: punt {m}
dot {n} (small spot or mark)  :: punt {m}
Dot {prop} (diminutive of Dorothy)  :: Doortje {f}
dote {n} (darling, cutie)  :: schat {f}, dot {m} {f}
dote {v} (to act in a foolish manner)  :: dollen
dote {v} (to be excessively fond of)  :: dol zijn op
do the dishes {v} (to wash up dishes)  :: de afwas doen, afwassen
do the laundry {v} (to wash the laundry)  :: de was doen
dot product {n} (scalar product) SEE: scalar product  ::
dot the i's and cross the t's {v} (Take care of every detail)  :: de puntjes op de i zetten
double {adj} (in music, of an instrument, sounding an octave lower)  :: contra
double {adj} (made up of two matching or complementary elements)  :: dubbel
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-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}
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
doubtlessly {adv} (without question)  :: zonder twijfel
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} (expressing gloom or melancholy)  :: stuurs
dour {adj} (stern, harsh and forbidding)  :: afschrikwekkend
dour {adj} (unyielding and obstinate)  :: onverbiddelijk
douse {v} (plunge suddenly into water; duck; immerse)  :: onderduiken, onderdompelen
douse {v} (put out; extinguish)  :: doven, uitdoen, uitdoven
dove {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove 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)  :: weduwgift
dower {n} (property given to wife at marriage)  :: bruidschat
down {adj} (depressed)  :: down, depri, depressief
down {adj} (on a lower level than before)  :: laag
down {adv} (from a high to a low position, downwards)  :: naar beneden, neer
down {adv} (into a state of non-operation)  :: uit, af
down {adv} (south)  :: naar beneden
down {n} (American football – a single play)  :: down {m}, ronde {f}, kwart {n}
down {n} (field, especially for racing)  :: veld {n}, baan {f}
down {n} (hill, rolling grassland)  :: heuvel {m}
down {n} (soft, immature feathers)  :: dons {n}
down {prep} (from one end to another)  :: af, naar beneden
down {v} (to drink or swallow)  :: atten, drinken, zuipen
down {v} (to drop)  :: laten vallen, droppen
down {v} (to pot a ball)  :: potten
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} (alpine skiing) SEE: alpine skiing  ::
downhill {n} (discipline of alpine skiing)  :: afdaling {f}
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, geringachten
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?
doze {v} (bulldoze) SEE: bulldoze  ::
doze {v} (to sleep lightly or briefly)  :: dommelen
dozen {n} (dozens: a large number)  :: tientallen {p}
dozen {n} (twelve)  :: dozijn {n}
Draco {prop} (Athenian lawgiver)  :: Draco {m}
Draco {prop} (one of Acteon's hounds)  :: Draco {m}
dracology {n} (dragonlore) SEE: dragonlore  ::
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 {adj} (Referring to drinks on tap)  :: van 't vat {n}, [adjective] getapt
draft {n} (amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow)  :: slok {m}, teug {m} {f}
draft {n} (conscription)  :: lichting {f}
draft {n} (current of air)  :: tocht {m}, trek {m} (maybe only in Flanders)
draft {n} (depth of water needed to float ship)  :: diepgang {m}
draft {n} (draw through a flue)  :: trek {m}
draft {n} (early version of a written work)  :: kladversie {f}, kladje {n}, aanzet {m}, schets {f}
draft {n} (order for money to be paid)  :: wissel {m}, cheque {m}
draft {n} (preliminary sketch)  :: kladversie {f}, sketch {f}
draft {v} (to conscript a person)  :: oproepen, ronselen
draft {v} (to write a first version)  :: schetsen, in 't klad maken
draft {v} (to write a law)  :: wetsontwerp {n} maken
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} (foundry: bottom part of a sand casting mold)  :: fundering {f}
drag {n} (resistance of the air or some other fluid)  :: luchtweerstand
drag {n} (someone or something that is annoying or frustrating)  :: belemmering, hinderpaal
drag {n} (street) SEE: street  ::
drag {v} (to pull along a surface)  :: slepen
dragnet {n} (net dragged across the bottom)  :: sleepnet
dragon {n} (constellation Draco) SEE: Draco  ::
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} (mythical creature)  :: draak {m}, lintworm [archaic]
dragon {n} (nickname for the Chinese empire and the People's Republic of China)  :: de Draak
dragon {n} (pejorative: unpleasant woman)  :: draak, dragonder
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} (cause liquid to flow out of)  :: leeg laten lopen
drain {v} (deplete of energy)  :: uitputten
drain {v} (dry out a wet place)  :: ontwateren
drain {v} (to lose liquid)  :: leeglopen
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}
drake {n} (small dragon)  :: draakje {n}
dram {n} (⅛ oz. apoth.) SEE: drachm  ::
dram {n} (Greek weight) SEE: drachma  ::
dram {n} (Turkish weight) SEE: dirhem  ::
drama {n} (brought through the media)  :: drama {n}
drama {n} (composition)  :: drama {n}
drama {n} (dramatic situation)  :: drama {n}
drama {n} (theatrical plays)  :: drama {n}, toneelstuk {n}, theateropvoering {f}
drama queen {n} (exaggeratedly dramatic person)  :: relnicht {m}, dramanicht {m}
dramatic present {n} (tense) SEE: historical present  ::
dramatist {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright  ::
dramaturgical {adj} (dramaturgic) SEE: dramaturgic  ::
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 {interj} (cry of anger or frustration)  :: stik, verrek
drat {v} (to damn or curse)  :: verdoemen, vervloeken
draught animal {n} (animal used to pull heavy objects)  :: trekdier {n}
draughts {n} (game for two players)  :: damspel {n}
draughtsman {n} (one who drinks drams) SEE: tippler  ::
draw {n} (procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined)  :: trekking {f}
draw {n} (tie as a result of a game)  :: gelijkspel
draw {v} (to attract)  :: aantrekken
draw {v} (to cause) SEE: cause  ::
draw {v} (to close curtains etc.)  :: sluiten
draw {v} (to determine the result of a lottery)  :: trekken
draw {v} (to disembowel) SEE: disembowel  ::
draw {v} (to end a game with neither side winning)  :: gelijkspelen
draw {v} (to extract a liquid, or cause a liquid to come out)  :: putten
draw {v} (to inhale) SEE: inhale  ::
draw {v} (to produce a picture)  :: tekenen
draw {v} (to pull out)  :: trekken
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} (artist who primarily makes drawings)  :: tekenaar {m}, tekenares {f}
drawer {n} (one who draws something)  :: tekenaar {m}, tekenares {f}
drawer {n} (open-topped box in a cabinet used for storing)  :: lade, la, [Flemish] schuif
drawers {n} (long underpants)  :: (lange) onderbroek
drawers {n} (plural of drawer) SEE: drawer  ::
drawers {n} ((slang) clothing worn on the legs)  :: beenbedekking
drawing {n} (act of producing a picture)  :: tekenen {n}
drawing {n} (graphic art form)  :: tekenen {n}, tekenkunst
drawing {n} (picture, likeness, diagram or representation)  :: tekening
drawing pin {n} (tack for attaching paper) SEE: thumbtack  ::
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}
dread {v} (to anticipate with fear)  :: vrezen
dread {v} (to fear greatly)  :: vrezen, schrik hebben, bang zijn, vrezen
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} (hope or wish)  :: droom {m}, hoop {n}
dream {n} (imaginary events seen while sleeping)  :: droom {m}
dream {v} (daydream) SEE: daydream  ::
dream {v} (see imaginary events while sleeping)  :: dromen
dream {v} (to hope, to wish)  :: dromen
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}
dreggy {adj} (muddy) SEE: muddy  ::
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} (apparel)  :: kledij {f}, kleding {f}
dress {n} (garment)  :: jurk {m}, [formal] gewaad {n}, [Flemish] kleed {n}
dress {v} (to clothe oneself)  :: zich aankleden, zich kleden
dress {v} (to clothe (something or somebody))  :: kleden, aankleden
dressed {v} (having clothes on)  :: aangekleed
dressed to the nines {adj} (very fancily or formally dressed)  :: op zijn paasbest
dressing {n} (stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.) SEE: forcemeat  ::
dressing-down {n} (reprimand) SEE: reprimand  ::
dress rehearsal {n} (rehearsal prior to a public spectacle, where all the performers are in costume)  :: generale repetitie {f}
dribble {n} (small amount of liquid)  :: druppel {m}
dribble {n} (sport)  :: dribbelen {n}
dribble {v} (to advance by dribbling)  :: dribbelen
dribble {v} (to bounce the ball with one hand at a time)  :: dribbelen
dribble {v} (to fall in drops or an unsteady stream)  :: druppelen
dribble {v} (to let saliva drip from the mouth)  :: kwijlen, zeveren
dribble {v} (to let something fall in drips)  :: druppelen
dribble {v} (to move the ball, by repeated light kicks)  :: dribbelen met
dribble {v} (to run with the ball, controlling its path with the feet)  :: dribbelen
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 {n} (tool)  :: boor {f}, boormachine {f}
drill {v} (to investigate closer)  :: graven
drill {v} (to make a hole)  :: boren
drill {v} (to practice)  :: drillen
drill {v} (to repeat in order to make remember)  :: instampen, blokken
drill bit {n} (any cutter used in similar way)  :: boorkop {m}
drill bit {n} (twist drill) SEE: twist drill  ::
drilling {n} (act of drilling)  :: boring {f}
drillmaster {n} (1. one who trains others in something)  :: drilmeester
drink {n} (action of drinking)  :: drinken {n}
drink {n} (served alcoholic beverage)  :: drank {m}, drinken
drink {n} (served beverage)  :: drank {m}, drinken {n}
drink {n} (type of beverage)  :: drank {m}
drink {v} (consume alcoholic beverages)  :: drinken
drink {v} (consume liquid through the mouth)  :: drinken
drinkable {adj} (safe to drink)  :: drinkbaar
drink-driving {n} (drink-driving) SEE: drunk driving  ::
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
drivable {adj} (driveable) SEE: driveable  ::
drive {n} (motor that stores potential energy for subsequent use)  :: aandrijving {f}
drive {v} (cause a mechanism to operate)  :: aandrijven
drive {v} (cause animals to flee out of)  :: voortdrijven
drive {v} (cause to become)  :: drijven, maken
drive {v} (compel (to do something))  :: drijven
drive {v} (convey (a person, etc) in a wheeled motorized vehicle)  :: rijden
drive {v} (herd (animals) in a particular direction)  :: samendrijven, drijven
drive {v} (move something by hitting it with great force)  :: [literally] indrijven
drive {v} (operate (a wheeled motorized vehicle))  :: besturen, rijden
drive {v} (to motivate)  :: motiveren
drive {v} (to travel by operating a motorized vehicle)  :: pendelen
drive-in {n} (drive-in restaurant) SEE: drive-through  ::
drivel {n} (saliva, drool)  :: kwijl {n}, speeksel {n}
drivel {n} (senseless talk)  :: geneuzel {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 this person to drive)  :: rijbewijs {n}, [formal] rijvaardigheidsbewijs {n}
drive sale {n} (garage sale) SEE: garage sale  ::
driving licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license  ::
drizzle {n} (light rain)  :: drop, dropregen, drup, drupregen, gemiezer, motregen, miezer
drizzle {n} ((physics, weather) numerous small and uniformly dispersed water drops)  :: stofregen
drizzle {v} (to pour slowly and evenly)  :: druppelen
drizzle {v} (to rain lightly)  :: druppen, motregenen, miezeren, motteren
dromedary {n} (Camelus dromedarius, the single-humped camel)  :: dromedaris {m}
drone {n} (a low-pitched hum or buzz)  :: brommen, dreunen
drone {n} (fixed-pitch pipe in bagpipe)  :: bourdon {m}
drone {n} (hum or buzz)  :: gebrom {n}
drone {n} (male bee)  :: dar {m}, [archaic] drone {m}
drone {n} (speak in a monotone way)  :: brommen, eentonig spreken
drone {n} (unmanned aircraft)  :: drone
drool {v} (to secrete saliva in anticipation of food)  :: kwijlen
drop {n} (a fall)  :: val {m}
drop {n} (small mass of liquid)  :: druppel {m}
drop {n} (small, round piece of hard candy)  :: snoepje, bolletje
drop {n} (space into which someone or something could fall)  :: afgrond {m}
drop {v}  :: (gaan) liggen
drop {v} (to allow to fall from one's grasp)  :: laten vallen
drop {v} (to decrease in value)  :: dalen
drop {v} (to eject, remove, dismiss)  :: uitstoten, verwijderen
drop {v} (to fail to pronounce)  :: laten vallen
drop {v} (to fall)  :: vallen
drop dead {interj} (an angry expletive)  :: val dood
dropdown {n} (computing: selection object) SEE: dropdown list  ::
drop-down {n} (type of menu) 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} (a 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 overpower)  :: overspoelen, overweldigen
drown {v} (to overwhelm in water)  :: overspoelen, verdrinken, verzuipen
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 {n} (substance used as a medical treatment) SEE: medicine  ::
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} (barrel etc. for liquid)  :: vat
drum {n} (musical instrument)  :: drum {m}, trom {f} {m}
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 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  ::
drunk driver {n} (drunk driver) SEE: drink-driver  ::
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}
Druzhkovka {prop} (Druzhkivka) SEE: Druzhkivka  ::
dry {adj} (free from liquid or moisture)  :: droog
dry {v} (to become dry)  :: drogen
dry {v} (to make dry)  :: drogen
drydock {n} (dock that can be drained of water)  :: droogdok {n}
dryer {n} (household appliance for drying clothing)  :: droger
dry mouth {n} (organic compound)  :: drogemondsyndroom
dryness {n} (a lack of moisture)  :: droogte {f}, droogheid {f}
dual {adj} (double)  :: dubbel-
dual {adj} (having two components)  :: tweeledig
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
dubbing {n} (dubbin) SEE: dubbin  ::
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 ruler of a duchy)  :: hertogin {f}
duchess {n} (female spouse or widow of a duke)  :: 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 {f} {m}
duckling {n} (young duck)  :: piel {m}, eendenkuiken {n}, eendenjong {n}, eendje {n}
duckpond {n} (a pond populated by ducks)  :: eendenvijver {m}
ducks {n} (pair of twos) SEE: deuces  ::
ducks and drakes {n} (pastime)  :: ketsen, kiskassen
duck soup {n} (something which is easy) SEE: piece of cake  ::
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
ductwork {n} (system of ducts)  :: leidingen, leidingwerk {n}, kanaalsysteem {n}
dud {n} (loser) SEE: loser  ::
dud {n} (obsolete: clothes) SEE: duds  ::
dude {n} (colloquial: man)  :: kerel {m}, knul {m}
dude {n} (colloquial: term of address for a young man)  :: kerel {m}, maat {m}, vent {m}
dude {n} (dandy) SEE: dandy  ::
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
dueler {n} (dueler) SEE: duelist  ::
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} (boring)  :: saai
dull {adj} (lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp)  :: bot, stomp
dull {adj} (not bright or intelligent)  :: dom
dull {adj} (not shiny)  :: mat
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} (extremely stupid)  :: dom, stom
dumb {adj} (unable to speak) SEE: mute  ::
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
dunnage {n} (baggage) SEE: baggage  ::
dunnage {n} (personal effects) SEE: personal effects  ::
dunno {contraction} (do (does) not know)  :: weet ik het niet, kweenie
duo {n} (twosome, especially musicians)  :: duo {n}, paar {n}, koppel {n}
duodecimo {n} (book size)  :: duodecimo {n}
duodecimo {n} (paper size)  :: duodecimo {n}
duodecuple {adj} (twelvefold) SEE: twelvefold  ::
duodenum {n} (first part of the small intestine)  :: twaalfvingerige darm {m}, duodenum {n}
duology {n} (dilogy) SEE: dilogy  ::
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
duramen {n} (heartwood) SEE: heartwood  ::
duration {n} (amount of time)  :: tijdsduur {m}, duur {m}
dure {v} (to last, continue, endure)  :: duren
Durex {prop} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
Durex {prop} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
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
dustman {n} (garbage collector) SEE: garbage collector  ::
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 {prop} (people from the Netherlands)  :: Nederlander {m}, Nederlandse {f}, Nederlanders {p}
Dutch {prop} (the Dutch language)  :: Nederlands {n}
Dutch auction {n} (reverse auction)  :: afslag {m}, afslag bij afmijning {m}, veiling bij afslag {f}
Dutch cap {n} (contraceptive device) SEE: cervical cap  ::
Dutch clover {n} (Trifolium repens) SEE: white clover  ::
Dutch courage {n} (false courage)  :: jenevermoed, dronkemansmoed
Dutch elm disease {n} (disease of elm trees)  :: iepziekte
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} (period of time)  :: van dienst {m}
duty {n} (tax; tariff)  :: taks {m}
duty {n} (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do)  :: plicht {f}
duvet {n} (quilt)  :: dekbed {n}
DVD {n} (digital video disc)  :: dvd {m}
dwarf {adj} (miniature)  :: dwerg-
dwarf {n} (astronomy: relatively small star)  :: dwergster {m} {f}
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)  :: [exemplaar, -versie] dwerg {m} etc.
dwarf {v} (to become (much) smaller)  :: verschrompelen
dwarf {v} (to make appear insignificant)  :: in de schaduw stellen
dwarf {v} (to make appear much smaller)  :: in het niet doen verzinken
dwarf {v} (to render smaller, turn into a dwarf)  :: miniaturizeren, in een dwerg veranderen
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
dyadic operation {n} (two-operand operation) SEE: binary operation  ::
dye {n} (die) SEE: die  ::
dyed {adj} (colored with dye)  :: geverfd
dyke {n} (barrier to prevent flooding)  :: dijk {m}
dyke {n} (ditch and bank running alongside each other)  :: sloot {f}
dyke {n} (ditch) SEE: ditch  ::
dyke {n}  :: pot {f}
Dyle {prop} (river)  :: Dijle {f}
dynamic {adj} (able to change)  :: dynamisch, dynamische
dynamic {adj} (not steady; in motion)  :: dynamisch, dynamische, veranderlijk, veranderlijke
dynamic {adj} (powerful)  :: 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} (a 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
dynamitist {n} (dynamiter) SEE: dynamiter  ::
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}
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} (irritable or morose)  :: gemelijk, prikkelbaar, moroos
dyspeptic {adj} (of, relating to, or having dyspepsia)  :: misselijkmakend
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} (miserable society)  :: dystopie {f}
dystopia {n} (vision of a future)  :: dystopie {f},antiutopie {f}