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fable {n} (fictitious narration to enforce some useful truth or precept) :: fabel {f}
fabliau {n} (short farcical tale) :: fabliau
fabric {n} (framework underlying a structure) :: weefsel {n}
fabric {n} (material made of fibers) :: stof {f}, weefsel {n}
fabric {n} (texture of a cloth) :: textuur
fabricate {v} (to form by art and labor; to manufacture) :: fabriceren
fabricate {v} (to invent and form; to forge) :: fabriceren
fabric softener {n} (a chemical agent used to prevent static cling and make fabric softer) :: wasverzachter
facade {n} (face of a building) :: gevel {m}, façade {f}
facade {n} (deceptive outward appearance) :: façade {f}
face {v} (to face) SEE: look ::
face {n} (front part of head) :: gezicht {n}, aangezicht {n}, gelaat {n}
face {n} (facial expression) :: gelaatsuitdrukking {f}, gezicht {n}
face {n} (public image) :: gezicht {n}
face {n} (geometry: bounding surface of a polyhedron) :: zijde
face {n} (slang: the mouth) :: bakkes {m}
face {v} (position oneself/itself towards) :: zich richten naar, zich richten (op)
face {v} (have its front closest to) :: naar ... (gericht) staan
face {v} (deal with, confront) :: onder ogen zien, mee afrekenen, tegemoet gaan, de confrontatie aangaan met
face {n} (typography: typeface) SEE: typeface ::
face {n} (computing: interface) SEE: interface ::
face {n} (one's complete facial cosmetic application) SEE: makeup ::
face {n} (amount expressed on a bill, note, bond, etc.) SEE: face value ::
Facebook {prop} (social-networking website) :: Facebook
facepalm {v} (bring the palm of the hand to the face) :: het gezicht in de handen verbergen, zich voor de kop slaan
facepalm {v} (bring the face to the palm of the hand) :: het gezicht in de handen verbergen
facetious {adj} (flippant) :: spottend, spotterig
facetious {adj} (pleasantly humorous, jocular) :: grappig
face to face {adv} (in person) :: oog in oog
face-to-face {adv} (face to face) SEE: face to face ::
face value {n} (the stated value or amount) :: nominale waarde {f}, naamwaarde {f}
facial expression {n} (expression or countenance that seems to an onlooker to be represented by the appearance of a person's face) :: gezichtsuitdrukking {f}
facility {n} (dexterity, skill) :: aanleg {m}, gemak {n}
facility {n} (physical means of doing something) :: inrichting {f}, voorziening {f}, faciliteit {f}
facsimile {v} (fax) SEE: fax ::
fact {n} (an honest observation) :: feit {n}
fact {n} (something actual) :: feit {n}
fact {n} (something which has become real) :: feit {n}
fact {n} (something concrete used as a basis for further interpretation) :: feit {n}
fact {n} (an objective consensus on a fundamental reality) :: feit {n}
fact {n} (information about a particular subject) :: feit {n}
faction {n} (group of people) :: fractie
factor {n} (doer, maker) :: uitvoerder {m}
factorial {n} (mathematical operation or its result) :: faculteit
factor of production {n} (resource used for production) :: productiefactor {m}
factory {n} (manufacturing place) :: fabriek {f}
factory {n} (producing device) :: fabriek {f}
factotum {n} (general servant) :: factotum {m}, manusje-van-alles {n}
factotum {n} (jack-of-all-trades) :: factotum {m}, manusje-van-alles {n}
factual {adj} (of facts) :: feitelijk
factually {adv} (in a factual manner) :: feitelijk
facultative {adj} (not obligate; optional) :: facultatief
faculty {n} (division of a university) :: faculteit
fad {n} (phenomenon) :: modegril, manie, liefhebberij
fade {adj} (tasteless) :: saai, smaakloos
fade {v} (to become faded) :: verzwakken, verslappen, verwelken [plants]
fade {v} (to lose freshness) :: verbleken, verwelken
fade {v} (to vanish) :: verzinken, verdwijnen, wegkwijnen
fag {n} (homosexual) :: flikker, homo {m}, holebi {m} {f} [also includes lesbians and bisexuals], anusridder {m} [offensive, only males], nicht {f} [offensive]
fag-end {n} (cigarette butt) SEE: butt ::
faggot {n} (male homosexual) SEE: fag ::
faience {n} (type of tin-glazed earthenware ceramic) :: faience
fail {v} (be unsuccessful) :: mislukken, falen
fail {v} (not achieve a goal) :: mislukken, falen
fail {v} (be negligent) :: negeren
fail {v} (cease to operate) :: mankeren
fail {v} (cause to fail) :: buizen
fail-safe {n} (device or mechanism) :: fouttolerant
failure {n} (state or condition opposite of success) :: mislukking {f}, faling {f}, fout
failure {n} (object or person incapable of success) :: mislukkeling {m} {f} [person], mislukking {f} [thing]
failure {n} (termination of the ability of an item to perform its required function) :: mislukking {f}
fain {adj} (glad) :: gevallig
fain {adj} (satisfied) :: tevreden
fain {adv} (gladly) :: graag, met plezier
fain {v} (be delighted) :: zich verheugen
fain {v} (gladden) :: verheugen, blij maken
faint {adj} (lacking strength) :: zwak
faint {adj} (wanting in courage) :: zwak
faint {adj} (lacking distinctness, hardly perceptible) :: zwak
faint {adj} (performed in a weak or feeble manner) :: zwak
faint {v} (to lose consciousness) :: flauwvallen, [formal] bezwijmen
fair {adj} (pretty or attractive) :: bevallig, mooi
fair {adj} (light in color or pale) :: bleek, blank
fair {adj} (just, equitable) :: eerlijk, rechtvaardig, rechtschapen, correct, fair
fair {adj} (adequate, reasonable, decent) :: redelijk, schappelijk, doenbaar
fair {v} (to smoothen a surface) :: effenen
fair {v} (to bring into perfect alignment) :: uitlijnen
fair {n} (celebration) :: jaarmarkt {m}, kermis {m}, braderie {f}
fair {n} (market) :: beurs {m}
fair {n} (professional event, trade fair) :: beurs {m} {f}
fair enough {interj} (very well) :: heel goed
fairest {adj} (most attractive) :: bevalligst, mooist, schoonst
fairheaded {adj} (blond) SEE: blond ::
fair sex {n} (women) :: het schone geslacht {n}, het zwakke geslacht {n}
fair trial {n} :: eerlijk proces {n}
fairway {n} ((golf) the area between the tee and the green) :: fairway {m}
fairway {n} ((nautical) a navigable channel in a harbour) :: vaargeul {c}
fairy {n} (mythical being) :: fee {f}
fairy floss {n} (fairy floss) SEE: candy floss ::
fairy godmother {n} (benevolent magical female) :: goede fee {f}
fairy godmother {n} (generous benefactor) :: weldoenster {f}
fairy ring {n} (ring of fungi) :: heksenkring {m}
fairy tale {n} (folktale) :: sprookje {n}
fait accompli {n} (established fact) :: voldongen feit {n}
faith {n} (feeling that something is true) :: vertrouwen {n}, geloof {n},
faithful {adj} (loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause) :: getrouw
faithful {adj} (having faith) :: trouw
faithful {adj} (reliable; worthy of trust) :: trouw
faithfulness {n} (the state of being faithful) :: trouw {m} {f}
fake {adj} (not real) :: nep, vals
fake {v} (to make a false display of) :: voorwenden
fakir {n} (ascetic mendicant) :: fakir {m}
falafel {n} (Middle Eastern food) :: falafel {m}
falafel {n} (single falafel ball) :: falafelballetje {n}
falchion {n} (sword) :: fautsoen
falcon {n} (bird of the genus Falco) :: valk {m}
falconer {n} (a person who breeds or trains hawks) :: valkenier {m}
falconry {n} (sport of hunting by using trained birds of prey) :: valkerij {f}
Falkland Islands {prop} (overseas territory of the UK in the South Atlantic) :: Falklandeilanden
fall {n} (season) SEE: autumn ::
fall {n} (act of moving in gas or vacuum under the effect of gravity from a point to a lower point) :: val {m}
fall {n} (loss of greatness or status) :: val {m}, ondergang {m}
fall {v} (move to a lower position under the effect of gravity) :: vallen
fall {v} (become or change into) :: worden [e.g. fall sick, fall in love, fall pregnant], vallen [e.g. fall asleep]
fallacious {adj} (characterized by fallacy; false or mistaken) :: bedrieglijk
fallacy {n} (deceptive or false appearance) :: bedrieglijkheid
fallacy {n} (false argument) :: drogreden {m} {f}, schijnreden {f}, sofisme {n}
fall apart {v} (intransitive: break into pieces through being in a dilapidated state) :: uiteenvallen (e.g. books), uit elkaar vallen (e.g. books), instorten (e.g. buildings)
fall apart {v} (be emotionally in crisis) :: instorten
fall asleep {v} (to pass into sleep) :: in slaap vallen, inslapen
fall asleep {v} (euphemism for "to die") :: ontslapen
fall down {v} (to fall to the ground) :: neervallen
fallen {n} (casualties of battle or war) :: gevallenen {p}
fallibility {n} (state of being prone to error) :: feilbaarheid
falling star {n} (shooting star) SEE: shooting star ::
fall in love {v} (to come to have feelings of love) :: verliefd worden, verlieven
fall in love {v} (to come to have feelings of love towards each other) :: verliefd worden, verlieven
fall off a truck {v} :: van de vrachtwagen gevallen
Fallopian tube {n} (duct) :: eileider {m}
fall out {v} (cease to be on friendly terms) :: in onmin raken
fallout {n} (event of airborne particles falling to the ground) :: fall-out {m}
fall over {v} (fall from an upright position to a horizontal position) :: omvallen
fallow {n} (ground left unseeded for a year) :: dries {m}, valg {f}, braakland {n}, valgeland {n}
fallow {adj} (of land, left unseeded) :: braakliggend
fallow deer {n} (Dama dama, a ruminant mammal) :: damhert {n}
fall under {v} (to belong to) :: vallen onder
false {adj} (untrue, not factual, wrong) :: onwaar, vals, fout, onjuist
false {adj} (spurious, artificial) :: vals, onecht
false {adj} (state in Boolean logic that indicates a negative result) :: onwaar, vals
false friend {n} (type of word) :: valse vriend {m}
falsehood {n} (state of being false) :: onwaarheid {f}
falsehood {n} (false statement) :: onwaarheid {f}
falsely {adv} (in a false manner) :: valselijk
falsifiability {n} (quality of being falsafiable) :: falsifieerbaarheid {f}
falsifiable {adj} (able to be proven false) :: falsifieerbaar
falsification {n} (the act of making false) :: vervalsen
falsificationism {n} (scientific philosophy) :: falsificationisme {n}
falsify {v} (to alter so as to be false) :: vervalsen
falsify {v} (to counterfeit, forge) :: vervalsen
falter {v} (To waver or be unsteady) :: wankelen
falter {v} (To stammer) SEE: stammer ::
fame {n} (state of being famous) :: bekendheid {f}
Famennian {prop} :: Famennien
familiar {adj} (known to one) :: bekend
familiar {adj} (acquainted) :: vertrouwd
familiar {adj} (intimate or friendly) :: vertrouwd
familiar {adj} (inappropriately intimate or friendly) :: familiair
familiar {n} (attendant spirit) :: geleidegeest {m}, geleidedier {n}
family {n} (immediate family, e.g. parents and their children) :: gezin {n}
family {n} (group of people related by blood, marriage, law, or custom) :: familie {f}
family {n} (rank in a taxonomic classification, above both genus and species) :: familie {f}
family {n} (linguistics: a group of languages believed to have descended from the same ancestral language) :: familie {f}
family doctor {n} (practitioner of family medicine) SEE: general practitioner ::
family member {n} (person belonging to a family) :: familielid {n}
family name {n} (surname) SEE: surname ::
famine {n} (extreme shortage of food in a region) :: hongersnood {m}
famished {adj} (extremely hungry) :: uitgehongerd
famous {adj} (well known) :: beroemd
famous {adj} (in the public eye) :: alom bekend
fan {n} (hand-held device) :: waaier
fan {n} (electrical device) :: ventilator
fan {n} (admirer) :: fan {m} {f}, bewonderaar {m}, bewonderaarster {f}, liefhebber
fanciful {adj} (imaginative or unreal) :: denkbeeldig, verzonnen, fantastisch, fantasievol
fancy {v} (To imagine) :: zich voorstellen
fancy {v} (To be sexually attracted to) :: zich aangetrokken voelen tot iemand
fanfare {n} (a flourish of trumpets or horns) :: fanfare {c}
fan fiction {n} (fiction made by fans) :: fanfictie {f}
fang {n} (canine tooth) :: hoektand {m}, vangtand {m}
fang {n} (a tooth that can inject venom) :: giftand {m}
fanning mill {n} (device to winnow grain) :: wanmolen {m}
fanny {n} (buttocks) SEE: ass ::
fanny {n} (vulva or vagina) SEE: pussy ::
fanny {n} (Sexual intercourse with a woman) SEE: pussy ::
fantastic {adj} (existing in or constructed from fantasy) :: fantasierijk
fantastic {adj} (wonderful, marvelous, excellent, extraordinarily good) :: fantastisch, grandioos
fantastical {adj} (fantastic) SEE: fantastic ::
fantastical {adj} (fanciful) SEE: fanciful ::
fantasy {n} (imagining) :: fantasie
fantasy {n} (literary genre) :: fantasy
fantasy {n} :: fantasie
Fantizi {prop} (Traditional Chinese) SEE: Traditional Chinese ::
fan translation {n} (unofficial translation of a computer game or video game) :: niet-commerciële vertaling
faqir {n} (fakir) SEE: fakir ::
far {n} (spelt) SEE: spelt ::
far {adj} (remote in space) :: ver
far {adv} (distant in space, time, or degree) :: ver
farad {n} (unit of capacitance) :: farad {m}
farandole {n} (a lively chain dance) :: farandole
faraway {adj} (distant) :: afgelegen, ver weg
farce {n} (style of humor) :: klucht {f}
farce {n} (ridiculous or empty show) :: schertsvertoning {f}
fardingbag {n} (rumen) SEE: rumen ::
fare {n} (money paid for a transport ticket) :: veergeld {n}, veerloon {n} [both specific to ferries], vervoersprijs
fare {n} (paying passenger) :: betalende passagier {m} {f}, reiziger {m}, [on a vessel] opvarende {m} {f}
fare {n} (food and drink) :: dieet {n}, levensmiddelen {p}
fare {n} (supplies for consumption or pleasure) :: voorraad {n}, voorraadje {n}, proviand
fare {v} (to travel) :: varen [notably over water], reizen
fare dodger {n} (a person who deliberately avoids payment for public transport) :: zwartrijder {m}, blinde passagier ["blind passenger"]
farewell {interj} (Goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
farewell {n} (a wish of happiness at parting) :: vaarwel {n}
farewell {n} (an act of departure) :: afscheid {n}
farewell {adj} (parting, valedictory, final) :: vaarwel
far-fetched {adj} (not likely) :: vergezocht
far-flung {adj} (distant) :: verafgelegen
farm {n} (a place where agricultural activities take place) :: boerderij {f}, hoeve {f}
farmboy {n} (boy who works on a farm) :: boerenjongen {m}, boerenzoon {m}
farmer {n} (person who works the land and/or who keeps livestock) :: boer {m}, boerin {f}, landbouwer {m} [crops], veehouder {m} [livestock]
farmhand {n} (farm worker) :: boerenknecht {m}, knecht {m}
farming {n} (agriculture) SEE: agriculture ::
farmstead {n} (main building of a farm) :: hoeve {c}
farmstead {n} (farm including its buildings) :: hoeve {c}
Faroe Islands {prop} (group of islands between Scotland and Iceland) :: Faeröer
Faroese {adj} (pertaining to the Faroese language, people or Faroe Islands) :: Faeröers
Faroese {prop} (language) :: Faeröers {n}
Faroish {prop} (language) SEE: Faroese ::
Faroish {adj} (pertaing to the Faroish language, people or Faroe Islands) :: Faeröers
far point {n} (eye can focus) :: vertepunt {n}
far-reaching {adj} (having a broad range, scope, or influence) :: vergaand
farrier {n} (person who trims and shoes horses' hooves) :: hoefsmid {m}
farriery {n} (workshop) :: hoefsmederij {f}
Farsi {prop} (Persian language) SEE: Persian ::
farsightedness {n} (condition of being unable to focus on near objects) :: verziendheid {f}
fart {v} (to emit flatulent gases) :: een wind laten, scheet laten, protten [Belgium], een prot laten [Belgium]
fart {n} (an emission of flatulent gases) :: wind {m}, scheet {m}
farther {adj} (comparative of far) :: verder
farther {adv} (comparative of far) :: verder
fascia {n} (dashboard) SEE: dashboard ::
fascioliasis {n} (infestation with liver flukes) :: leverbotziekte {f}, distomatose {f}, ongans {n}
fascism {n} (extreme totalitarian political regime) :: fascisme {n}
fascist {adj} (of or relating to fascism) :: fascistisch
fascist {n} (proponent of fascism) :: fascist {m}, fasciste {f}
fashion {n} (current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons) :: mode
fashion {v} (to make, build or construct) :: maken
fashionable {adj} (characteristic of or influenced by a current popular trend or style) :: modieus
fashion-conscious {adj} (interested in the latest fashions) :: modebewust
fast {adj} (firmly or securely fixed in place) :: vast
fast {adj} (capable of moving with great speed) :: snel, vlug, rap, kwiek, gezwind
fast {adv} (with great speed) :: snel, vlug
fast {v} (to abstain from food) :: vasten
fast {n} (train that only calls at some stations) SEE: express ::
fast {n} (fasting) SEE: fasting ::
fasten {v} (to attach or connect in a secure manner) :: vastmaken
fast food {n} (type of meal that is often pre-prepared and served quickly) :: snelvoedsel {f}; snelle hap {m}; haastkost {m}; flitskost {m}; gemakvoedsel {f}
fast forward {v} (to cause media to roll fast) :: vooruitspoelen, doorspoelen
fast-forward {v} (fast forward) SEE: fast forward ::
fastidious {adj} (excessively particular) :: kieskeurig
fastidious {adj} (overly concerned about tidiness and cleanliness) :: scrupuleus
fastidious {adj} (difficult to please) :: veeleisend
fasting {n} (act or practice of abstaining from or eating very little food) :: vasten {n}
fasting {n} (period of time when one abstains from or eats very little food) :: vasten {m}
fat {adj} (carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one's body) :: vet, dik, gezet, corpulent, volslank
fat {adj} (thick) :: dik, gezet, corpulent
fat {adj} (bountiful) :: vet
fat {n} (specialized animal tissue) :: vet {n}, vetlaag {f}
fat {n} (refined substance chemically resembling the oils in animal fat) :: vet {n}
fat {v} (to make fat; to fatten) :: vetmesten
fatal {adj} (proceeding from fate) :: fataal, fatale
fatal {adj} (foreboding death) :: fataal, fatale
fatal {adj} (causing death) :: fataal, fatale
fatalism {n} (doctrine that all events are subject to fate) :: fatalisme {n}
fatalist {n} (fatalist, person who believes in fatalism) :: fatalist {m}
Fata Morgana {n} (form of mirage caused by temperature inversion) :: fata morgana {f}
fat-ass {n} (an overweight or obese person) :: dikzak {m}, vetzak {m}
fate {n} (that which predetermines events) :: lot {n}, beschikking {f}
fate {n} (inevitable events) :: lot {n}
fate {n} (destiny) :: lot {n}
fate {n} :: vertrouwen {n}
fateful {adj} (momentous, significant, setting or sealing ones fate) :: noodlottig
Fates {prop} (supernatural beings who control destiny) :: schikgodinnen
fat-free {adj} (not containing fat) :: vet-vrij, vetvrij
fathead minnow {n} (Pimephales promelas) :: Amerikaanse dikkop-elrits
father {n} (male parent) :: vader {m}, papa [informal]
father {n} (term of address for an elderly man) :: vadertje {n}
Father {prop} (God, the father of Creation) :: Vader {m}
Father {prop} (term of address for a Christian priest) :: pater, eerwaarde {m}, mijnheer pastoor {m}
father figure {n} (one who represents, behaves as, or is regarded as a father) :: vaderfiguur {m}
fatherhood {n} (being a father) :: vaderschap {n}
father-in-law {n} (one's spouse's father) :: schoonvader {m}
fatherland {n} (fatherland) :: vaderland {n}
Father's Day {n} (holiday in celebration of fatherhood) :: Vaderdag
Father Time {prop} (Personification of time) :: Vadertje Tijd
fathom {n} (unit of length) :: vadem
fathom {v} ((transitive, figuratively) to manage to comprehend) :: begrijpen, bevroeden, snappen
fathomless {adj} (bottomless) :: bodemloos
fathomless {adj} (unfathomable or incomprehensible) :: ondoorgrondelijk, onbegrijpelijk,
fatso {n} (an overweight person) :: vetzak {m}, dikzak {m}
fatten {v} (to become fatter) :: verdikken, vervetten, uitzetten
fatten {v} (to cause to be fatter) :: vetmesten
fattouch {n} (an Arabic salad) :: fattouch
fatty {n} (fat person) :: vetzak {m}
fatty acid {n} (acid) :: vetzuur {n}
fatuous {adj} (obnoxiously stupid, vacantly silly, content in one's foolishness) :: dwaas, onwijs
fatwa {n} (legal opinion, decree or ruling issued by a mufti) :: fatwa {m}
faucet {n} (tap) SEE: tap ::
fault {n} (mistake or error) :: fout
fault {n} (geology fracture in rock) :: breuk {c}
fault {v} (to criticize, blame or find fault with something or someone) :: beschuldigen
faultless {adj} (without fault) :: loepzuiver
faulty {adj} (having or displaying faults; not perfect; not adequate or acceptable) :: kapot, gebrekkig
faun {n} (a mythical creature) :: faun
fauna {n} (animals considered as a group) :: fauna {m} {f}
faux ami {n} (false friend) :: valse vriend {m}, faux ami {m}
favor {n} (deed in which help is voluntarily provided) :: dienst, gunst
favorite {adj} (preferred) :: favoriet, lievelings-, geliefkoost
favour {n} (favor) SEE: favor ::
favour {v} (favor) SEE: favor ::
favourite {adj} (favorite) SEE: favorite ::
fawn {n} (young deer) :: hertenjong {n}
fawn {n} (colour) :: reebruin {n}
fawn {adj} (pertaining to the colour) :: reebruin
fawn {v} (to exhibit affection) :: vleien
fawn {v} (to seek favour by flattery) :: vleien, versieren
fawn {v} (to wag tail) :: kwispelen
fax {n} (document transmitted by telephone) :: fax {m}
fax {v} (send document) :: faxen
fay {v} (to join or unite closely or tightly) :: voegen
faze {v} (to frighten or cause hesitation; to daunt, put off; to disconcert, peturb) :: afschrikken
FBI {prop} (Federal Bureau of Investigation) :: FBI {m}
fealty {n} (fidelity to one's lord) :: trouw {m}
fealty {n} (the oath by which this obligation was assumed) :: eed van trouw
fear {n} (uncountable: emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat) :: angst, vrees {f}
fear {n} (a phobia; sense of fear induced by something or someone) :: angst {f}, schrik {f}
fear {v} (feel fear about (something)) :: vrezen
fearful {adj} (tending to fear) :: angstig, bang, vreesachtig
fearless {adj} (free from fear) :: onbevreesd
fearlessness {n} (quality of being fearless) :: onbevreesdheid {f}
feasibility {n} (state of being feasible) :: haalbaarheid {f}
feasible {adj} (that can be done in practice) :: mogelijk, haalbaar, doenlijk
feast {n} (large, often ceremonial meal) :: feestmaaltijd {n}
feast {n} (festival, holiday, solemn, or more commonly, joyous, anniversary) :: feest {n}
feat {n} (An accomplishment that's relatively rare or difficult) :: prestatie {f}, verwezenlijking {f}
feather {n} (branching, hair-like structure that grows on the bodies of birds) :: veer {f}, veder {f}, pluim {f}
feathered {adj} (covered with feathers) :: bevederd
feature {n} (important or main item) :: eigenschap {f}
feature {n} (long, prominent article or item in the media) :: hoofdartikel {n}, verslag {n}
feature {n} (one of the physical constituents of the face) :: trek {m}, gelaatstrek {m}
feature {n} (computing: beneficial capability of a piece of software) :: eigenschap {f}
feature {v} (ascribe the greatest importance) :: (laten) oplichten, benadrukken
feature {v} (to star, to contain) :: met, bevatten
feature film {n} (the main, full-length film in a cinema program) :: hoofdfilm {m}
feature film {n} (film shown in cinemas before being released for home viewing) :: speelfilm {m}, avondvullende film {m}
febrile {adj} (feverish) :: koortsig, koortsachtig
febrile {adj} (full of nervous energy) :: koortsachtig
February {prop} (second month of the Roman, Julian, and Gregorian calendars) :: februari {m}
fecal {adj} (of or relating to feces) :: fecaal
feceate {v} (to discharge feces from the digestive tract) :: zuiver
feces {n} (digested waste material discharged from the bowels) :: faeces {p}, uitwerpselen {n}
feckless {adj} (lacking purpose) :: doelloos
feckless {adj} (without skill, ineffective) :: inefficiënt, onhandig
feckless {adj} (lacking vitality) :: futloos
feckless {adj} (lacking the courage to act in any meaningful way) :: lamlendig
fecundity {n} (ability to produce offspring) :: vruchtbaarheid {f}
fecundity {n} (ability to cause growth) :: vruchtbaarheid {f}
fecundity {n} (rate or capacity of offspring production) :: vruchtbaarheid {f}
fecundity {n} (rate of production of young by a female) :: vruchtbaarheid {f}
federal {adj} (pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations) :: federaal
federal {adj} (pertaining to the national government level) :: federaal
federalism {n} (system of government) :: federalisme {m}
federalization {n} (unification of states) :: federalisering {f}
federalize {v} (unite into a federation) :: federaliseren
Federal Republic of Germany {prop} (Germany's official name) :: Bondsrepubliek Duitsland {f}
federation {n} (array of nations or states) :: federatie {f}, bondstaat {m}
federative {adj} (federal) SEE: federal ::
fee {n} (monetary payment charged for professional services) :: prijs {m}, honorarium {n}
feeble {adj} (deficient in physical strength) :: zwak
feeble {adj} (wanting force, vigor or efficiency in action or expression) :: zwak
feeble-minded {adj} (unintelligent) :: zwak begaafd
feed {v} (to give food to eat) :: voeden, voeren
feed {v} (to eat, see also: eat) :: zich voeden met
feed {v} (to give to a machine for processing) :: invoeren
feed {n} (food given to (especially herbivorous) animals) :: voer {n}, voeder {n}
feed {n} (something supplied continuously; as, a satellite feed) :: aanvoer {m}
feed {n} (a gathering to eat, especially in quantity) :: festijn {n}
feeder {n} (baseball:pitcher) SEE: pitcher ::
feeding bottle {n} (feeding bottle) :: zuigfles {f} {m}
feel {v} (transitive: to experience an emotion or other mental state about) :: voelen
feel {v} :: voelen (touch), zich voelen
feeler {n} (someone or something that feels) :: voeler {m}, voelende {m}
feeler {n} (an antenna or appendage used to feel, as on an insect) :: voelspriet, voeldraad, voelhoorn
feeler {n} (Something ventured to test other's feelings) :: proefballon {m}
feeling {adj} (emotionally sensitive) :: gevoelig
feeling {n} (sensation) :: gevoel {n}
feeling {n} (emotion) :: gevoel {n}, emotie {f}
feeling {n} (in plural: emotional state or well-being) :: gevoelens {n-p}
feeling {n} (in plural: emotional attraction or desire) :: gevoelens {n-p}
feeling {n} (intuition) :: voorgevoel {n}
feel like {v} (have a desire for something, or to do something) :: zin hebben
feet on the ground {n} (translations for "have one's feet on the ground"") :: met beide voeten op de grond blijven
feign {v} (to make a false show) :: fingeren, voorwenden, veinzen
feign {v} (to give a mental existence to something) :: veinzen, inbeelden
feign {v} (to dissemble) :: verbergen, verzwijgen
feijoa {n} (shrub) :: feijoa
feint {n} (a movement made to confuse the opponent) :: schijnbeweging {f}
feisty {adj} (tenacious) :: hardnekkig
feisty {adj} (belligerent) :: strijdlustig, strijdbaar, vechtlustig
feisty {adj} (easily offended) :: lichtgeraakt
felicide {n} (catslaughter) SEE: catslaughter ::
felicitate {v} (congratulate) SEE: congratulate ::
felicitation {n} (congratulation) SEE: congratulation ::
felicitous {adj} (happening at the right time) :: gepast, passend, opportuun
felicitous {adj} (linguistics: semantically and pragmatically coherent) :: gepast, passend
felicity {n} (happiness) SEE: happiness ::
feline {adj} (of or pertaining to cat) :: katachtig
feline {n} (cat) SEE: cat ::
fell {v} (to make something fall) :: vellen
fellate {v} (to perform oral sex) :: fellatio doen, pijpen
felony {n} (A serious criminal offense) :: zwaar misdrijf
felt {n} (cloth made of matted fibres of wool) :: vilt {n}
felt {v} (make into felt) :: vilten
felt-tip pen {n} (pen that holds ink conveyed to a writing surface by a felt nib) :: viltstift
felucca {n} (sailing boat) :: feloek
female {adj} (belonging to the sex that typically produces eggs, or the gender typically associated with it) :: vrouwelijk
female {n} (one of the feminine sex or gender) :: vrouw {f}
femicide {n} (killing of women) :: vrouwenmoord {f}, feminicide {f}, gynocide {f}, femicide {f}
feminine {n} (woman) SEE: woman ::
feminine {n} (that which is feminine) :: vrouwelijke {n}
femininity {n} (femininity) :: vrouwelijkheid
feminism {n} (the social theory or political movement) :: feminisme {n}
feminist {adj} (relating to or in accordance with feminism) :: feministisch
feminist {n} (advocate of feminism; person who believes in bringing about the equality of men and women) :: feminist {m}, feministe {f}
feminist {n} (member of a feminist political movement) :: feminist {m}, feministe {f}
feministic {adj} (feminist) SEE: feminist ::
femur {n} (thighbone) SEE: thighbone ::
fence {n} (barrier) :: hek {n}, omheining {f}
fence {n} (someone who hides or buys and sells stolen goods) :: heler {m}
fencer {n} (a participant in the sport of fencing) :: schermer {m}, schermster {f}
fencing {n} (sport) :: schermen
fencing {n} (fences used as barriers or an enclosure) :: hekwerk {n}
fender {n} (shield on a bicycle) :: spatbord {n}
fender-bender {n} (minor car accident) :: blikschade {f}
fennec {n} (fox) :: fennek {m}
fennec fox {n} (fox) SEE: fennec ::
fennel {n} (Foeniculum vulgare, the plant) :: venkel {m}
fennel {n} (spice used in cooking) :: venkel {m}
fenugreek {n} (spice) :: honingklaver, fenegriek
feral {adj} (wild, untamed, especially of domesticated animals having returned to the wild) :: verwilderd, wild
ferial {adj} (festive) SEE: festive ::
fermata {n} (holding a note beyond its usual duration or the notation representing it) :: fermate
ferment {v} (to react using fermentation) :: gisten
ferment {v} (to cause unrest) :: stoken
ferment {n} (substance causing fermentation) :: gist
fermentation {n} (anaerobic biochemical reaction) :: fermentatie, gisting
fermion {n} (a particle with totally antisymmetric composite quantum states) :: fermion {n}
fermium {n} (chemical element) :: fermium {n}
fern {n} (plant) :: varen {c}
ferocious {adj} (Marked by extreme and violent energy) :: woest, wild, heftig
Ferrari {n} (Italian car) :: Ferrari
ferret {n} (the mammal Mustela putorius furo) :: fret {m}
ferrier {n} (ferryman) SEE: ferryman ::
ferriferous {adj} (containing iron) :: ijzerhoudend
Ferris wheel {n} (ride at a fair consisting of large wheel) :: reuzenrad {n}
ferroconcrete {n} (building material) :: gewapend beton {n}
ferromagnetic {adj} (easily magnetized) :: ferromagnetisch
ferromagnetism {n} (the phenomenon whereby certain substances can become permanent magnets) :: ferromagnetisme
ferrous {adj} (of or containing iron) :: ijzeren
ferruginous duck {n} (Aythya nyroca) :: witoogeend
ferry {n} (boat) :: veer {n}, veerpont
ferryboat {n} (boat) :: veerboot {f} {m}
ferryman {n} (man who operates a ferry) :: veerman {m}
fertile {adj} ((of land etc) capable of growing abundant crops) :: vruchtbaar
fertility {n} (the condition, or the degree of being fertile) :: vruchtbaarheid
fertilizer {n} (a natural substance that is used to make the ground more suitable for growing plants) :: mest {m}
fertilizer {n} (a chemical compound created to have the same effect.) :: kunstmest {m}
fervent {adj} (exhibiting particular enthusiasm, zeal, conviction, persistence, or belief) :: fervent
fescue {n} (stick, etc., used chiefly to point out letters to children) SEE: pointer ::
fess {n} (band) :: faas {m} {f}
fess up {v} (confess) SEE: confess ::
festival {n} (event or community gathering) :: festival {n}, feest {n}
festive {adj} (having the atmosphere, decoration, or attitude of a festival, holiday, or celebration) :: feestelijk, feestelijke
festivity {n} (festival) :: festiviteit {f}
festivity {n} (experience or expression) :: vreugde {f}
festivity {n} :: feestelijkheid {f}, festiviteit {f}
festoon {n} (ornament which hangs loosely from two tacked spots) :: festoen {n}
feta {n} (a variety of curd cheese) :: feta {m}
fetch {v} (To retrieve; to bear towards; to get) :: halen
fetid {adj} (foul-smelling) :: walmend
fetishism {n} (paraphilia where the object of attraction is an inanimate object or a part of a person's body) :: fetisjisme {n}
fetter {n} (object used to bind a person or animal by its legs) :: boei {f}
fetus {n} (fetus) :: foetus {n}
feud {n} (A state of long-standing mutual hostility) :: vete {f}, wraak {f}
feud {n} (estate granted to a vassal) :: leengoed
feudalism {n} (social system) :: feodalisme {n}, leenstelsel {n}
feudal law {n} (absolute use) :: leenrecht {n}
feudal lord {n} (lord in a feudal system) :: leenheer {m}
feuilleton {n} (article that appears in a feuilleton) :: feuilleton {m}
fever {n} (higher than normal body temperature) :: verhoging {f}, koorts {f}
feverfew {n} (Tanacetum parthenium) :: moederkruid {n}
few {determiner} (indefinite, usually small number) :: weinig
fewer {determiner} (comparative of few; a smaller number) :: minder
Feynman diagram {n} (pictorial representation of the interactions of subatomic particles) :: Feynmandiagram {n}
fez {n} (clothing) :: fez
Fez {prop} (city in Morocco) :: Fez
f-hole {n} (hole in instrument) :: klankgat {n}
fiancé {n} (man who is engaged to be married) :: verloofde {m}
fiancé {n} (person engaged to be married) :: verloofde
fiancée {n} (woman who is engaged to be married) :: verloofde {f}
fiat lux {phrase} (let there be light) SEE: let there be light ::
fib {n} (a more or less inconsequential lie) :: leugentje {n}, gejok {n}
fib {v} (to tell a more or less inconsequential lie) :: jokken
fiber {n} (fibre) SEE: fibre ::
fiberglass {n} (fibreglass) SEE: fibreglass ::
fiber plant {n} (plant species) :: vezelplant
fibre {n} (single elongated piece of material) :: vezel {f}
fibre {n} (material in the form of fibres) :: draad {m}
fibre {n} (moral strength and reserve) :: moraal {n}
fibre {n} (dietary fibre) SEE: dietary fibre ::
fibreglass {n} (glass extruded into fibers) :: glasvezel {f}
fibreglass {n} (composite material) :: glasvezel {f}
fibrelike {adj} (like fibre) :: vezelig, vezelachtig
fibril {n} (fine fibre or filament) :: fibril
fibroma {n} (benign tumour of fibrous connective tissue) :: fibroom {n}
fibromyalgia {n} (condition characterised by chronic pain, stiffness, and tenderness of the muscles, tendons, and joints) :: fibromyalgie {f}
fibula {n} (calf bone) SEE: calf bone ::
fickle {adj} (quick to change one’s opinion or allegiance) :: wispelturig, onbetrouwbaar, onbestendig, grillig, onberekenbaar
fickleness {n} (quality of being fickle) :: onbetrouwbaarheid, wispelturigheid
fiction {n} (literary type) :: fictie {f}
fiction {n} (invention) :: fictie {f}
fictional {adj} (invented, as opposed to real) :: fictief
fictitious {adj} (invented) :: fictief
fiddle {n} (instrument) :: vedel {f}, viool {f}
fiddle {v} (to play traditional tunes on a violin in a non-classical style) :: fiedelen
fiddlefuck {v} (waste time) SEE: waste time ::
fiddler {n} (one who plays the fiddle) :: vedelaar {m}, speelman {m}
fiddlesticks {interj} (Expression of disbelief or disdain) :: flauwekul
fidget {v} (to move around nervously) :: friemelen
fidgety {adj} (Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget) :: ongedurig
fiduciary {n} (trustee) :: gemachtigde, mandataris, curator
fie {interj} (expression of disgust) :: vij, foei
fief {n} (estate) :: leen {n}
fiefdom {n} (estate controlled by a feudal lord) :: heerlijkheid {f}, leen {n}, leengoed {n}
field {n} (land area free of woodland, cities, and towns; open country) :: veld {n}
field {n} (wide, open space used to grow crops or to hold farm animals) :: veld {n}, akker {n} [for crops], wei {f}, weide {f}, weiland {n} [for animals]
field {n} (place where a battle is fought) :: slagveld {n}
field {n} (physics: region affected by a particular force) :: veld {n}
field {n} (course of study or domain of knowledge or practice) :: vak {n}, vakgebied {n}, gebied {n}, terrein {n}
field {n} (in mathematics) :: lichaam {f} [Netherlands], veld {n} [Belgium]
field {n} (sports: area reserved for playing a game) :: veld {n}, speelveld {n}
field artillery {n} (part of artillery) :: veldartillerie, veldgeschut {n}
field hospital {n} (medical unit) :: veldhospitaal
field marshal {n} (highest miliary rank after the commander in chief) :: veldmaarschalk {m}
field officer {n} (officer) :: veldofficier {m}
fieldpiece {n} (mobile artillery piece) :: veldkanon {n}
fiendish {adj} (sinister, evil) :: duivels, sinister
fiendishly {adv} (extremely, very) SEE: extremely ::
fierce {adj} (extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage) :: woest
fierljeppen {n} (form of pole vaulting) :: fierljeppen {n}
fiery {adj} (of, or relating to fire) :: vurig
fifteen {num} (cardinal number) :: vijftien {f}
fifteenth {adj} (ordinal form of number fifteen) :: vijftiende (abbreviation 15e)
fifth {adj} (Ordinal form of the number 5) :: vijfde (abbreviations 5de, 5e)
fifth {n} (one of five equal parts of a whole) :: vijfde {n}
fifth {n} (musical interval) :: kwint {m} {f}
fifth column {n} (a group of people which clandestinely undermines a larger group, such as a nation, to which it is expected to be loyal) :: vijfde colonne {m} {f}
fifth wheel {n} (anything superfluous or unnecessary) :: 't vijfde wiel (aan de wagen)
fifties {n} (the decade of the 1950s) :: jaren vijftig {n-p}, jaren 50 {n-p}, jaren 1950 {n-p}
fiftieth {adj} (the ordinal form of the number fifty) :: vijftigste
fifty {num} (cardinal number) :: vijftig {f}
fifty-eight {num} (cardinal number) :: achtenvijftig
fifty-five {num} (cardinal number) :: vijfenvijftig
fifty-four {num} (cardinal number) :: vierenvijftig
fifty-nine {num} (cardinal number) :: negenenvijftig
fifty-one {num} (cardinal number) :: eenenvijftig
fifty-seven {num} (cardinal number) :: zevenenvijftig
fifty-six {num} (cardinal number) :: zesenvijftig
fifty-three {num} (cardinal number) :: drieënvijftig
fifty-two {num} (cardinal number) :: tweeënvijftig
fig {n} (tree or shrub) :: vijgenboom {m}
fig {n} (fruit) :: vijg {f}
fight {v} ((intransitive) to contend in physical conflict) :: strijden, vechten, kampen
fight {v} (to strive for) :: opkomen voor, ijveren voor
fight {v} ((transitive) to engage in (a physical conflict)) :: uitvechten
fight {v} ((transitive) to contend in physical conflict against) :: vechten tegen, vechten met, bevechten
fight {v} (to counteract) :: bevechten, bekampen
fight {n} (occasion of fighting) :: gevecht {n}
fight {n} (battle) :: gevecht {n}, strijd {m}
fight {n} (physical confrontation) :: gevecht {n}, [colloquial, Flanders] boel {m}
fight {n} (martial arts match) :: gevecht {n}
fight {n} (conflict of will, strife) :: strijd {m}
fight {n} (will or ability to fight) :: vechtlust {m}
fighter {n} (person who fights) :: vechter {m}, strijder {m}, kamper {m}, bestrijder {m}
fighter {n} (warrior) :: krijger {m}, strijder {m}, kamper {m}
fighter {n} (pugnacious, competitive person) :: vechter {m}, kamper {m}
fighter {n} (aircraft type) :: gevechtsvliegtuig {n}, straaljager
fighter {n} (participant in a martial art) :: vechter {m}, vechtsporter {m}, kamper {m}, kampvechter {m}
fighter {n} (boxer) SEE: boxer ::
fighter aircraft {n} (fighter aircraft) SEE: fighter plane ::
fighter plane {n} (military aircraft) :: jachtvliegtuig {n}
fight fire with fire {v} (idiomatic) :: vuur met vuur bestrijden
fighting fish {n} (Betta splendens) :: Siamese kempvis {m}
fig leaf {n} (leaf of the fig plant) :: vijgenblad {n}
fig tree {n} (fig tree) SEE: fig ::
figuratively {adv} (in a figurative manner) :: figuurlijk
figure {n} (figure of speech) SEE: figure of speech ::
figure {n} (drawing) :: afbeelding {f}, figuur {m} {n}
figure {n} (person) :: personage {f} {n}
figure {n} (human figure; shape of human body) :: figuur {m} {n}
figure {n} (numeral) :: cijfer {n}
figure {n} (shape) :: vorm {m}
figure {v} (to solve a problem) :: berekenen
figure {v} (to come to understand) :: menen
figurehead {n} (carved figure on the prow of a sailing ship) :: boegbeeld {n}
figure of speech {n} (word or phrase) :: (bij) manier van spreken, (bij) wijze van spreken, stijlfiguur {m}
figure out {v} (to calculate) SEE: calculate ::
figure out {v} (come to understand) :: uitvogelen, er achter komen, ontcijferen, doorhebben
figure skating {n} (sport where people perform spins, jumps and other moves on skates) :: kunstschaatsen {n}, kunstrijden {n}
Fiji {prop} (Fiji - a country in Oceania comprising over 300 islands) :: Fiji {n}
filbert {n} (shrub) SEE: hazel ::
filbert {n} (hazelnut) SEE: hazelnut ::
file {n} (collection of papers) :: dossier {n}, ordner
file {n} (computer terminology) :: bestand {n}, file
file {v} (to archive) :: archiveren
file {v} (to store computer data) :: opslaan
file {n} (column of people) :: rij, kolonne, file (of cars)
file {n} (chess: vertical line of squares) :: lijn
file {n} (cutting or smoothing tool) :: vijl {f}
file {v} (to smooth with a file) :: vijlen
file extension {n} (string of characters) :: bestandsextensie
file system {n} ((computing) method of organizing blocks) :: bestandssysteem {n}
filing {n} (particle that has been removed by a file or similar implement; a shaving) :: vijlsel {n}, splinter {m}
filing {n} (act of storing documents in an archive; archiving) :: archivering {f}
Filipino {n} (native or inhabitant of the Philippines) :: Filipijns
Filipino {adj} (Of or pertaining to the Philippines or its people) :: Filipijns
fill {v} (occupy fully, take up all of) :: vullen
fill {v} (add contents to, so it is full) :: opvullen, aanvullen
fill {v} (enter, making it full) :: vullen
fill {v} (become full of contents) :: vullen
fill {v} (become pervaded with something) :: vervullen
fill {v} (satisfy, obey) :: vervullen
fill {v} (install someone or be installed in) :: invullen
fill {v} (treat (a tooth)) :: vullen
fill {n} (amount that fills a container) :: lading {f}
fill {n} (something used to occupy empty spaces) :: vulsel {n}, vulling {f}
filled {adj} (that is now full) :: gevuld
fillet weld {n} :: hoeklas {m}
fill in {v} (fill) SEE: fill ::
fill in {v} (to substitute for somebody or something) :: vervangen
fill in {v} (fill out) SEE: fill out ::
filling station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station ::
fillip {n} (the act of releasing the index finger from the hold of a thumb with a snap) :: knip, vingerknip
fill out {v} (to complete a form) :: invullen
fill out {v} (to have one's physique expand) :: dikkerworden
fill up {v} (make full) :: opvullen, vollopen
filly {n} (young female horse) :: merrieveulen {n}
film {n} (motion picture) SEE: movie ::
film {n} (thin layer) :: laagje {n}, film {m} {f}
film {n} (photographic film) :: film {m}
film director {n} (person) :: regisseur {m}
filmmaker {n} (producer or director of films / movies) :: filmmaker {m}
filter {n} (device for separating impurities from a fluid or other substance) :: filter {m}
filter {n} (electronics or software to separate unwanted signal) :: filter {m}
filter {n} (any device or procedure that acts to separate or isolate) :: filter {m}
filter {v} (to sort, sift, or isolate) :: filteren
filter {v} (to pass through a filter or to act as though passing through a filter) :: sijpelen, filteren
filter {v} (to come or go a few at a time) :: sijpelen, druppelen
filthy {adj} (covered with filth; very dirty) :: smerig, vuil
filthy rich {adj} (very rich) :: steenrijk, stinkend rijk
fin {n} (appendage of a fish) :: vin {f} {m}
fin {n} (appendage of a cetacean or other marine animal) :: vin {m} {f}
fin {n} (aircraft component) :: vin {f}, staartvin {f}
fin {n} (of a bomb) :: vin {f}
fin {n} (hairstyle) :: hanenkam {m}
fin {n} (device used by divers) :: zwemvlies {m} [usually in plural form: zwemvliezen], flipper {m}
finagle {v} ((transitive) to obtain or achieve by indirect and usually deceitful methods) :: ontfutselen, ritselen
finagle {v} ((transitive, intransitive) to cheat or swindle; to use crafty, deceitful methods (often with "out of")) :: foefelen, ritselen, zwendelen
final {n} (test or examination given at the end of a term or class) :: eindexamen {n}
final {n} (sports: last round in a contest) :: eindronde, finale {f}
final {n} (contest that narrows a field of contestants) :: finale {f}
final {adj} (last; ultimate) :: finaal, laatste, ultiem, definitief
finale {n} (grand end of something, especially a show or a piece of music) :: finale {m} {f}
final examination {n} (a test) :: eindexamen {n}
finalist {n} (participant in final) :: finalist
finally {adv} (ultimately) :: uiteindelijk
finally {adv} (lastly) :: uiteindelijk, ten slotte
finally {adv} (definitively) :: uiteindelijk, ten slotte
finance {n} (management of money and other assets) :: financiën {}
finance {n} (science of management of money and other assets) :: financiën {p}
finance {n} (monetary resources) :: financiën {p}
finance {v} (to obtain or provide funding for a transaction or undertaking) :: financieren
financial {adj} (related to finances) :: financieel, financiële
financial {adj} (paying) :: betalend, betalende
financing {n} (funding) SEE: funding ::
finch {n} (any bird of the family Fringillidae) :: vink {m}
find {v} (encounter, locate, discover) :: vinden, aantreffen
find {v} (point out) :: vinden, ontdekken
find {v} (decide that) :: vinden, van mening zijn dat
find {v} (determine, judge) :: achten
find {n} (anything found) :: vondst {f}
find {v} (discover) SEE: discover ::
finding {n} (result of research or an investigation) :: vinding {f}
find out {v} (to discover) :: ontdekken, onderzoeken, uitvinden
fine {adj} (of superior quality) :: uitstekend
fine {adj} (of weather: sunny and not raining) :: prachtig
fine {adj} (being acceptable, adequate, passable, or satisfactory) :: goed
fine {adj} (made up of particularly small pieces) :: fijn
fine {n} (payment for breaking the law) :: boete
fine {v} (to issue a fine as punishment) :: beboeten
fine arts {n} (purely aesthetic arts) :: schone kunsten {p}
fine feathers make fine birds {proverb} (fine feathers make fine birds) :: kleren maken de man
fine-grained {adj} (Consisting of fine particles) :: fijnkorrelig
fine print {n} (details printed in small type) :: kleine lettertjes {n}
fine words butter no parsnips {proverb} (talking about doing something does not get it done) :: praatjes vullen geen gaatjes
finger {n} ((anatomy) extremity of the hand) :: vinger {m}
finger {n} (a fingersbreadth of alcohol) :: vinger {m}, bodempje {n}
finger {v} (to identify or point out) :: aanwijzen
finger {v} (to poke) :: porren
finger {v} (to penetrate and sexually stimulate with one's finger) :: vingeren
finger {n} (the breadth of a finger) SEE: digit ::
fingerboard {n} (part of musical instrument) :: toets {m}
fingernail {n} (covering near the tip of finger) :: vingernagel {m}, nagel {m}
fingerprint {n} (the patterns left on surfaces where fingertips have touched) :: vingerafdruk {m}
fingerprint {n} (unique identification for public key in asymmetric cryptosystem) :: digitale vingerafdruk {m}
fingerprint {v} (to take fingerprints) :: vingerafdrukken nemen/maken
finger ring {n} (ring) :: vingerring {m}
finger-wag {v} (to move the index finger from left to right to left, as to say no or reject something) :: vingerschudden
finger-wag {v} (to move the index finger up and down and up, as to threaten or reprimand someone) :: vingerschudden, met de vinger dreigen
finish {n} (end) :: eindstreep {f}, finish {f}, meet {f}
finish {v} (to complete) :: afwerken, beëindigen
finish {v} (to come to an end) :: ophouden, eindigen, gedaan zijn
finish {n} (finish line) SEE: finish line ::
finishing move {n} (final blow) :: genadeslag
finish line {n} (line marking end of a race) :: eindstreep {f}, eindmeet {f} [Belgian Dutch expression]
finish off {v} (to kill) SEE: kill ::
finite {adj} (having an end or limit) :: eindig
finity {n} (state or characteristic of being limited) :: eindigheid
Finland {prop} (Nordic country) :: Finland {n}
Finlandization {n} (the influence of a large state on a smaller one) :: finlandisering
Finn {n} (person from Finland) :: Fin {m}, Finse {f}
Finnic {adj} (Finnish) SEE: Finnish ::
Finnic {adj} (pertaining to the Finnic languages) :: Oostzeefins, Baltisch-Fins
Finnish {adj} (of Finland) :: Fins
Finnish {adj} (of the Finnish language) :: Fins
Finnish {prop} (language) :: Fins {n}
Finno-Ugric {adj} (of or relating to Finno-Ugric) :: Fins-Oegrisch, Finoegrisch
fir {n} (conifer of the genus Abies) :: spar {m}
fir-cone {n} (Conical fruit of a fir tree) :: sparappel {m}
fire {v} (to heat pottery, etc.) :: bakken
fire {v} (to terminate the employment of) :: ontslaan
fire {v} (transitive: to shoot) :: afvuren
fire {v} (intransitive: to shoot) :: vuren, schieten
fire {v} (sport: to shoot, to attempt to score a goal) :: schieten
fire {v} (physiology: to cause action potential in a cell) :: afgaan
fire {interj} (cry of distress indicating that something is on fire) :: vuur, brand
fire {v} (to set on fire) SEE: set on fire ::
fire {v} (farriery: to cauterize) SEE: cauterize ::
fire {n} (oxidation reaction) :: vuur {n}
fire {n} (instance of this chemical reaction) :: vuur {n}
fire {n} (damaging occurrence of fire) :: brand {m}
fire {n} (alchemy: one of the basic elements) :: vuur {n}
fire {n} (heater or stove used in place of real fire) :: vuur {n}, fornuis {n}, stoof {f}
fire {n} (elements to start a fire) :: vuur {n}
fire {n} (in-flight bullets) :: vuur {n}
fire alarm {n} (device which warns people of a possible fire) :: brandalarm {n}, brandmelder {m}, brandschel
fire alarm {n} (sound or other warning made by a fire alarm) :: brandalarm {n}
firearm {n} (personal weapon) :: vuurwapen {n}
fire at will {phrase} (military command) :: vuur naar believen!
fireball {n} (a ball of fire) :: vuurbol {m}
fire blight {n} (bacterial plant disease) :: bacterievuur {n}
fire brigade {n} (organization for preventing and putting out fires) :: brandweer {m}
firedamp {n} (an inflammable gas found in coal mines) :: mijngas {n}
fire department {n} (fire department) :: brandweer {f}
fire engine {n} (fire truck) :: brandweerauto {m}, brandweerwagen {m}
fire escape {n} (emergency doors, ladders etc. as a class) :: brandtrap
fire extinguisher {n} (device for putting out a fire) :: brandblusser
firefighter {n} (a person who puts out fires and saves lives) :: brandweerman {m}
firefly {n} (Lampyridae) :: glimworm {m}, vuurvlieg {m} {f}
fire hose {n} (hose designed to deliver water to douse a fire) :: brandspuit {f}
fire house {n} (fire station) SEE: fire station ::
firehouse {n} (fire station) SEE: fire station ::
fire hydrant {n} (a device used by firefighters to obtain water from the main) :: brandkraan {f}, hydrant {m}
firelighter {n} (small block of flammable substance, used to light fires) :: aanmaakblokje {n}
fireman {n} (someone skilled in fighting fire) SEE: firefighter ::
fireplace {n} (open hearth) :: open haard {m}
firepower {n} (ability to deliver fire) :: vuurkracht {c}
fire stairs {n} (fire escape) SEE: fire escape ::
fire station {n} (building for firefighters) :: brandweerkazerne {m} {f}
fire truck {n} (fire truck in general) SEE: fire engine ::
firewall {n} (fireproof barrier) :: brandmuur {m}
firewall {n} (computer software) :: vuurmuur {m}, firewall {m}
firewoman {n} (female firefighter) :: brandweervrouw {f}, vrouwelijke brandbestrijder
firewood {n} (wood intended to be burned, typically for heat) :: brandhout {n}
firework {n} (exploding device) :: vuurwerk {n}
fireworks {n} (plural of firework) :: vuurwerk {n}
firing {n} (discharge) :: geschiet {n}
firing pin {n} (part of the firing mechanism) :: slagpin {m}
firing squad {n} (a group of soldiers detailed to execute someone or to discharge weapons ceremonially) :: vuurpeloton {n}
firmament {n} (the vault of the heavens; the sky) :: hemelgewelf {n}
firmly {adv} (in a firm or definite or strong manner) :: stevig
first {adj} (numeral first) :: eerst
first {adv} (before anything else) :: eerst
first {n} (person or thing in the first position) :: eerste {m} {f}
first {n} (colloquial: a first-edition copy) :: origineel {n}
first aid {n} (basic care) :: eerste hulp, EHBO
first and foremost {adv} (primarily; most importantly) :: op de allereerste plaats
firstborn {n} (the first child in a family) :: eersteling, eerstgeborene {m}
first come, first served {proverb} (people will be dealt with in the order they arrive) :: wie het eerst komt, het eerst maalt
first cousin {n} (cousin) SEE: cousin ::
first-degree {adj} (limited to redness of skin) :: eerstegraads-, van de eerste graad
first floor {n} (floor at the level of the street) :: begane grond {m}
first floor {n} (floor above the ground floor) :: eerste verdieping {f}
first language {n} (mother tongue) SEE: mother tongue ::
first light {n} (dawn) SEE: dawn ::
first name {n} (name chosen by parents) :: voornaam {m}
first of all {adv} (before anything else) :: in de eerste plaats, bovenal, om te beginnen
first-order {adj} (being the simplest of many) :: eersteorde-
first person {n} (the form of a pronoun verb used when the subject of a sentence is making the statement) :: eerste persoon {m}
First World War {prop} (World War I) SEE: World War I ::
fiscal {adj} (related to the treasury) :: fiscaal
fiscal {adj} (pertaining to finance in general) :: fiscaal
fiscality {n} (all matters concerning taxation) :: fiscaliteit, belastingen {p}, belastingwezen {n}
fiscal stamp {n} (revenue stamp) SEE: revenue stamp ::
fish {n} (vertebrate animal) :: vis {m}
fish {v} (intransitive: to try to catch fish) :: vissen, hengelen, snoeken [when fishing for this particular kind of fish]
fishbait {n} (bait for fishing) :: aas {n}
fishbone {n} (bone of a fish) :: graat {m}
fisher {n} (person who fishes) :: visser {m} (person), vissersboot {f} (ship)
fisher {n} (marten) :: vismarter {m}
fisher cat {n} (Martes pennanti) SEE: fisher ::
fisherman {n} (person catching fish) :: visser {m}
fisheye lens {n} (wide-angle lens with extremely wide field of view) :: visoogobjectief {n}, fisheye-objectief {n}, fisheye
fish finger {n} (stick of processed fish) :: visstick {m}
fishhook {n} (barbed hook for fishing) :: vishaak, haak
fishing {n} (act or sport of catching fish) :: vissen {n}, sportvisserij {f}, hengelsport
fishing {n} (business of catching fish) :: visserij {f}
fishing {n} (place for catching fish) :: stek
fishing boat {n} (boat used for fishing) :: vissersboot {c}
fishing hook {n} (fishhook) SEE: fishhook ::
fishing rod {n} (rod used for angling) :: hengelroede, hengel
fishing vessel {n} (fishing vessel) SEE: fishing boat ::
fishmonger {n} (person who sells fish) :: vishandelaar {m}
fishmonger {n} (fishmonger's) SEE: fishmonger's ::
fishmonger's {n} (shop that sells fish) :: vishandelaar
fishpond {n} (freshwater pond stocked with fish) :: visvijver {m}
fish sauce {n} (condiment composed of fermented fish) :: vissaus {m} {f}
fish stick {n} (rectangular piece of processed fish) SEE: fish finger ::
fishwife {n} (a woman who sells or works with fish) :: visvrouw
fishwife {n} (a vulgar, abusive or nagging woman with a loud, unpleasant voice) :: viswijf
fishy {n} (little fish) :: visje {n}
fishy {adj} (of, from, or similar to fish) :: visachtig
fishy {adj} (suspicious; inspiring doubt) :: verdacht
fissile {adj} (able to be split) :: splijtbaar
fission {n} (process whereby one item splits to become two) :: splitsing {f}
fission {n} (process of splitting an atom) :: splitsen
fissiparous {adj} (Factious, tending to break into pieces.) :: onsamenhangend,kunstmatig
fissiparous {adj} (Causing division or fragmenting something.) :: splijtend
fissiparous {adj} (Of cells that reproduce through fission, splitting into two.) :: zich door celdeling voortplantend
fissure {n} (a crack or opening, as in a rock) :: spleet
fist {n} (clenched hand) :: vuist {f}
fist-fuck {v} (to insert a fist) :: vuisten
fisticuffs {n} (informal: a fight with the fists) :: knokpartij {m} {f}
fisting {n} (sexual practice of fisting) :: fisting
fit {adj} (suitable, proper) :: passend
fit {adj} (adapted to a purpose or environment) :: aangepast
fit {adj} (in good shape) :: fit
fit {v} (to tailor) :: aanpassen
fit {v} (to have right size and cut, as of clothing) :: passen
fit {n} (degree to which something fits) :: pasvorm {m}
fit {v} (adjust) SEE: adjust ::
fit {v} (make ready) SEE: prepare ::
fit as a fiddle {adj} (perfectly fit) :: fit als een hoentje, kiplekker
fitch {n} (European polecat) SEE: European polecat ::
fitted {v} (simple past of fit) :: paste aan, pasten aan
fitted {v} (past participle of fit) :: aangepast
fitted sheet {n} (sheet with elastic edges) :: hoeslaken
fitting room {n} (a room in a store for trying on clothes) :: paskamer, kleedhokje
five {num} (five ) :: vijf
fivefold {adj} (in fives) :: vijfvoudig
five hundred {num} (cardinal number 500) :: vijfhonderd {f}
five past {n} (five past one) :: vijf over één
five thousand {num} (5000) :: vijfduizend
five to {n} (five to two) :: vijf voor twee
fix {n} (an instance of fixing) :: repareren
fixed asset {n} (finance: an organization's fixed assets) :: onroerend goed {n}
fixed disk {n} (hard disk) :: vaste schijf {f}
fixer {n} (chemical used in photographic development) :: fixeermiddel {n}
fizz {n} (carbonated beverage) SEE: soda ::
fizz {n} (emission of rapid stream of bubbles) :: gebruis, geborrel
fizz {v} (to emit bubbles) :: bruisen
fizzy {n} (context of a liquid) :: sprankelend, koolzuurhoudend
fizzy drink {n} (fizzy drink) SEE: soda ::
flabby {adj} (yielding to the touch) :: slap, flabberig
flabby {adj} (wine: having a lack of acidity) :: slap
flaccid {adj} (soft, floppy) :: slap, slobberig
flag {n} (piece of cloth or often its representation) :: vlag {f}, vaandel {n}
flag {n} (nautical: signal flag) :: signaalvlag {f}
flag {n} (use of a flag) :: (het) vlaggen {n}
flag {n} (true-or-false variable) :: vlag
flag {n} (computer science: notation for optional behaviour) :: optie {f}, vlag {f}
flag {v} (to mark with a flag) :: markeren
flag {v} (to signal to) :: wenken, aanhouden
flag {v} (computing: to signal) :: signaleren, melden
flag {v} (computing: to set a programming variable to true) :: aanzetten
flag {v} (weaken) :: verzwakken
flag {n} (plant with sword-shaped leaves) :: gele lis {f}
flag {n} (flagstone) :: tegel {m}
flag {v} (lay down flagstones) :: plaveien, betegelen
flagellum {n} (whip) SEE: whip ::
flagpole {n} (pole for flags) :: vlaggenstok {m}, vlaggenmast {m}
flagship {n} (ship occupied by the fleet's commander) :: vlaggenschip {n}
flagstaff {n} (flagpole) SEE: flagpole ::
flail {n} (tool) :: vlegel {m}
flail {n} (weapon) :: strijdvlegel {m}
flail {v} (to thresh) :: dorsen
flak {n} (ground-based anti-aircraft guns firing explosive shells) :: luchtafweergeschut
flak {n} (anti-aircraft shell fire) :: luchtafweergranaten
flak {n} (adverse criticism) :: afbrekende kritiek
flak {n} (a public-relations spokesperson) :: woordvoerder
flake {n} (thin chiplike layer) :: vlok {f}, schilfer {m}
flake {n} (archaeology: thin stone tool) :: splinter
flake {n} (an unreliable person) :: lafaard
flake {v} (to break or chip) :: schilferen, afschilferen
flake {v} (To prove unreliable or impractical; to abandon or desert, to fail to follow through) :: verraden, afvallig zijn, opgeven
flamboyant {adj} (showy, bold or audacious in behaviour, appearance, etc.) :: extravagant
flamboyant {adj} (referring to the final stage of French Gothic architecture from the 14th to the 16th centuries) :: flamboyant
flamboyant {n} (tree) :: flamboyant {m}
flame {n} (visible part of fire) :: vlam {f}, laai {f}
flame {v} (to produce flames) :: vlammen, laaien
flamenco {n} (a genre of folk music and dance native to Andalusia, Spain) :: flamenco {m}
flamethrower {n} (device that projects a flame) :: vlammenwerper {m}
flamingo {n} (bird) :: flamingo {m}
flammable {adj} (capable of burning) :: ontvlambaar, brandbaar
flammable {adj} (volatile) :: licht ontvlambaar
Flanders {prop} (subnational state in the north of federal Belgium) :: Vlaanderen {n}
Flanders {prop} (historical county) :: (graafschap) Vlaanderen {n}
Flanders {prop} (two provinces in Belgium) :: de Vlaanders {p}
Flanders {prop} (former province and region of northern France) :: Frans-Vlaanderen {n}
flange {n} (rib or rim for strengthening) :: flens {m}, richel {f}
flange {n} (slang:vulva) SEE: vulva ::
flannel {n} (soft cloth material) :: flanel {n}
flannel {adj} (made of flannel) :: flanellen
flannel {n} (washcloth) SEE: washcloth ::
flapjack {n} (pancake) SEE: pancake ::
flare {n} (brightly burning light) :: vuurpijl {m}
flare {n} (widening of the lower legs of trousers and jeans) :: brede broekspijp
flash {n} (burst of light) :: flits {f}
flash-bang {n} (a type of grenade) :: aanvalshandgranaat, flitsgranaat
flashcard {n} (solid-state digital memory) :: flitskaart {f}
flasher {n} (a person who exposes his genitals indecently) :: flasher {m}, potloodventer {m} [specifically the phallus]
flash flood {n} (sudden flood) :: stortvloed {m}
flashlight {n} (battery-powered hand-held lightsource) :: zaklamp {f}
flash memory {n} (rewritable memory) :: flashgeheugen {n}
flash mob {n} (group converging and dispersing quickly) :: flashmob
flat {n} (palm of the hand) SEE: palm ::
flat {adj} (having no variations in altitude) :: vlak, plat
flat {adj} (of a tyre: deflated) :: lek, plat
flat {adj} (with its carbon dioxide having come out of solution) :: verschaald
flat {n} (music: note played a semitone lower than a natural) :: bemol {m}, mol {m}
flat {n} (flat tyre/tire) :: lekke band {m}, platte band {m}
flat {n} (apartment) SEE: apartment ::
flatbed truck {n} (tow truck) SEE: tow truck ::
flatfish {n} (fish of the order Pleuronectiformes) :: platvis {m}
flatfooted {adj} (having flat feet) SEE: flat-footed ::
flatfooted {adj} (unprepared) SEE: flat-footed ::
flat-footed {adj} (having flat feet) :: platvoetig
flat-footed {adj} (holding firmly to a decision) :: vastberaden
flat-headed cat {n} (Prionailurus planiceps) :: platkopkat
flat tax {n} (tax) :: vlaktaks
flatten {v} (to make something flat) :: pletten
flatten {v} (to knock down or lay low) :: aandrukken
flattened {adj} (made flat by something) :: afgeplat
flatter {v} (to compliment someone) :: complimenteren
flattery {n} (excessive praise) :: vleierij {f}
flaunt {v} (to display with ostentation) :: pronken
flavour {n} (the quality produced by the sensation of taste) :: meug, smaak
flavour {n} (a substance used to produce a taste) :: smaakstof
flavour {n} (a variety (of taste)) :: smaak {m}
flavour {n} (the characteristic quality of something) :: smaak
flawless {adj} (perfect; without flaws, shortcomings or defects) :: vlekkeloos, feilloos, foutloos
flax {n} (plant) :: vlas {n}
flax {n} (the fibers) :: vlas {n}
flaxen {adj} (material) :: vlassen
flay {v} (to strip skin off) :: villen
flea {n} (parasitic insect) :: vlo {f}
flea market {n} (an outdoor market selling inexpensive antiques, curios) :: vlooienmarkt {m}, rommelmarkt {m}
fleck {n} (lock) SEE: lock ::
fleck {n} (flake) SEE: flake ::
fleck {n} (small spot) :: spikkel
fleck {v} (to mark with small spots) :: besprenkeln, bespikkelen
fledgling {adj} (inexperienced) :: onervaren
fledgling {n} (young bird) :: kuiken
fledgling {n} (inexperienced person) :: nieuweling,[familiar]melkmuil, aankomeling,groentje
flee {v} (to run away; to escape) :: vluchten, wegvluchten, ontsnappen, vlieden
flee {v} (to escape from) :: ontkomen, ontlopen, ontvluchten
flee {v} (to disappear quickly) :: vervliegen, vlieden
fleece {n} (insulating skin with the wool attached) :: vel {n}
fleece {v} (to con or trick someone out of money) :: oplichten
fleet {n} (group of vessels or vehicles) :: vloot {m} {f}
Fleming {n} (native or inhabitant of Flanders) :: Vlaming {m}
Flemish {adj} (of or relating to Flanders) :: Vlaams
Flemish {adj} (of or relating to the Flemish variety of the Dutch language) :: Vlaams
Flemish {prop} (the Dutch language as it is spoken in Flanders) :: Vlaams {n}
Flemish bond {n} (arrangement of bricks) :: vlaamsverband {n}
Flemish Brabant {prop} (province) :: Vlaams-Brabant {n}
Flemish Community {prop} (one of the three communities of Belgium) :: Vlaamse Gemeenschap {f}
flerovium {n} (chemical element) :: flerovium {n}
flesh {n} (body tissue) :: vlees {n}
flesh {n} (skin) :: vel {n}
flesh {n} (animal tissue as food) :: vlees {n}
flesh {n} (edible part of fruit/vegetable) :: vruchtvlees {n}
flesh {n} (colour) :: mensenkleur {f}
flesh {v} (to put flesh on) :: vervetten, verdikken, aandikken
fleshy {adj} (of, relating to, or resembling flesh) :: vlezig
fleshy {adj} (having considerable flesh) :: vlezig
fleur-de-lis {n} (heraldic charge) :: fleur-de-lys
Flevoland {prop} (province of the Netherlands) :: Flevoland {n}
flex {n} (flexibility) :: flexibiliteit, plooibaarheid, buigbaarheid
flex {n} (the act of flexing) :: buigen {n}, plooien {n}
flex {v} (to bend something) :: plooien, buigen
flex {v} (to repeatedly bend one's joints) :: plooien
flex {v} (to move part of the body using one's muscles) :: plooien
flex {v} (to tighten one's muscles) :: samentrekken
flexible {adj} (easily bent without breaking) :: buigzaam
flexible {adj} (easy and compliant) :: flexibel
flexible {adj} (capable or being adapted or molded) :: flexibel
flexor {n} (muscle) :: buigspier {f}
flibbertigibbet {n} (offbeat, skittish person) :: fratsenmaker, wispelturig iemand, duiveltje, deugniet, roddelaar
flick {n} (film) SEE: film ::
flick {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema ::
flick {n} (act of striking with a finger) :: vingerknip {n}
flick knife {n} (knife with blade on pivot) :: springmes {n}, vouwmes, stiletto
flight {n} (act of flying) :: vlucht {f}, vliegen {n}
flight attendant {n} (member of the crew of an airplane who is responsible for the comfort and safety of its passengers) :: steward
flight code {n} (flight number) SEE: flight number ::
flight data recorder {n} (a device which records various performance parameters of an aircraft) :: vluchtdatarecorder
flight deck {n} (aircraft cockpit) SEE: cockpit ::
flightless {adj} (unable to fly) :: niet-vliegend
flight number {n} (callsign) :: vluchtnummer {n}
flight recorder {n} (a device which records data onboard aircraft) :: vluchtrecorder
flimsy {adj} (weak, shaky, flexible) :: breekbaar
flinch {n} (reflexive jerking away) :: terugdeinzen
flinch {v} (to make a sudden, involuntary movement in response to a stimulus) :: terugdeinzen
fling {n} (short sexual relationship) :: slippertje {n}, avontuurtje {n}
fling {v} (to throw with violence or quick movement; to hurl) :: smijten
flint {n} (hard fine-grained quartz which generates sparks when struck) :: vuursteen {n}, keisteen {m}
flint {n} (piece of flint, such as gunflint used to produce a spark) :: vuursteen {m}
flintlock {n} (firearm) :: snaphaan {m}
flip-flop {n} (footwear) SEE: thong ::
flip-flops {n} (thong) SEE: thong ::
flippant {adj} (lacking respect) :: oneerbiedig, spottend
flirt {v} (to play at courtship) :: flirten
flittermouse {n} (bat) SEE: bat ::
float {v} (to be supported by a liquid) :: drijven
float {v} (to be capable of floating) :: drijven
float {v} (to move in a particular direction with the liquid in which one is floating) :: meedrijven
float {v} (to move in a fluid manner) :: vloeien
float {v} (to automatically adjust a parameter as related parameters change) :: vloeien
float {v} (to propose for consideration) :: te water laten, voorstellen
float {n} (buoyant device) :: vlot {n}
float {n} (tool similar to a rasp) :: rasp, vijl
float {n} (sort of trowel) :: soort truweel
float {n} (trailer or vehicle decorated for a parade) :: praalwagen
float {n} (programming: short form of floating-point number) :: vlottende kommagetal {n}
floccinaucinihilipilification {n} (act or habit of describing or regarding something as unimportant) :: geringschatting
flock {n} (group of sheep or goats) :: kudde {m}
floe {n} (a low, flat mass of floating ice) :: ijsschots
flog {v} (to sell) SEE: sell ::
flog {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat ::
flog {v} (to whip or scourge someone or something as punishment) :: geselen
flog {v} (to steal) SEE: steal ::
flood {n} (overflow of water) :: overstroming {f}, vloed {m}
flood {v} (to overflow) :: overstromen
flood pool {n} (swimming pool that is filled at high tide and remains filled at low tide) :: zwemkelle {f}, vloedzwembad {n}
floof {v} (fluff) SEE: fluff ::
floor {n} (bottom part of a room) :: vloer {m}
floor {v} (strike down) :: vloeren
floor {n} (storey of a building) SEE: storey ::
floorball {n} (hockey-like ball game) :: floorball
floorcloth {n} (cloth for cleaning floors) :: dweil {m}
floorer {n} (someone who floors) :: vloerder {m}
floor exercise {n} (gymnastics performance) :: grondoefening
floozie {n} (vulgar or sexually promiscuous woman) :: slons, deerne, del
floozie {n} (prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets) :: tippelaarster, straatmadelief
flop {v} (to fall heavily, because lacking energy) :: instorten, inzakken, neerploffen, neerzijgen, neervallen
flop {v} (to fail completely, not to be successful at all) :: afgaan, floppen
flop {n} (failure, especially in the entertainment industry) :: afgang, fiasco, flop, mislukking, sof, sisser
flop {n} (poned package of dung) :: drol, (euphemism) vlaai
floppy {adj} (limp, not hard, firm or rigid; flexible) :: slap
floppy disk {n} (flexible disk used for storing digital data) :: diskette {f}, floppydisk {m}
floppy disk drive {n} (floppy drive) SEE: floppy drive ::
floppy diskette drive {n} (computer hardware device) SEE: floppy drive ::
floppy drive {n} (device for reading floppy disks) :: diskettestation {n}
Floréal {prop} ( the eighth month of French Republican Calendar) :: floréal {m}, bloemmaand {f}
Florence {prop} (province in Tuscany, Italy) :: Florence
Florence {prop} (city in Tuscany, Italy) :: Florence
Florentine {adj} (of or relating to the Italian city of Florence) :: Florentijns
Florentine {n} (a native or resident of the Italian city of Florence) :: Florentijner {m}, Florentijnse {f}
floriculture {n} (the farming of flowers) :: sierteelt
florin {n} (guilder) SEE: guilder ::
florist {n} (a person who sells flowers) :: bloemist {m}, bloemenverkoper {m}
flotilla {n} (small fleet) :: flottielje
flotsam {n} (flotsam) :: drijfhout {n}
flounce {v} (to make spastic motions) SEE: flounder ::
flounder {n} (any flatfish) SEE: flatfish ::
flounder {n} (Platichthys flesus) :: bot {m}
flounder {v} (to flop around) :: spartelen
flour {n} (ground cereal grains) :: meel, bloem
flourish {v} (to thrive or grow well) :: floreren, bloeien
flourish {v} (to prosper or fare well) :: floreren, opbloeien, gedijen
flourish {v} (to be in a period of greatest influence) :: floreren
flourish {v} (to make bold, sweeping movements) :: zwaaien, wuiven
flourish {n} (dramatic gesture) :: zwaai {c}, gezwaai {n}
flourish {n} (ornamentation) :: versiering {f}, ornament {n}
flout {v} (to express contempt for the rules by word or action) :: minachten, veronachtzamen
flout {v} (to scorn) :: bespotten
flow {v} (to flow) SEE: run ::
flow {n} (the movement of a fluid) :: stroom
flow {n} (the rising movement of the tide) :: vloed
flow {n} (smoothness or continuity) :: afronding, ronding
flow {n} (rate of fluid movement) :: debiet
flow {n} (being at one with) :: een zijn met
flow {v} (to move as a fluid) :: vloeien, stromen
flow {v} (to flow) SEE: stream ::
flower {n} (reproductive structure in angiosperms) :: bloem {f}
flower {v} (to put forth blooms) :: bloeien, openbloeien
flowerbed {n} (place where flowers are grown) :: bloemperk {n}, bloembed {n}
flower garden {n} (garden where flowers are grown for decorative purposes) :: bloementuin {m}
flower girl {n} (florist) SEE: florist ::
flowerpot {n} (a container in which plants are grown) :: bloempot {m}
flow production {n} (mass production) SEE: mass production ::
flu {n} (influenza) :: griep {f}
fluctuation {n} (wavering; unsteadiness) :: schommeling {f}
fluent {adj} (able to speak a language accurately and confidently) :: vloeiend
fluently {adv} (expressing oneself easily) :: vloeiend
fluff {n} (light fur etc) :: [instance] pluis {m} {f}, [material] pluis {n}
fluff {n} (something inconsequential) :: akkefietje {n}
fluff {n} (lapse) :: verspreking {f}, blooper {m}
fluff {v} (to make fluffy) :: opkloppen, pluizen
fluff {v} (to become fluffy) :: pluizen
fluff {v} (to make a mistake in one’s lines) :: zich verspreken
fluffy {adj} (covered with fluff) :: pluizig
flugelhorn {n} (brass instrument) :: bugel {m}
fluid {n} (any state of matter which can flow) :: fluïdum {n}
fluid {adj} (in a state of flux; subject to change) :: vloeibaar, vloeibare
fluid {adj} (moving smoothly) :: vloeiend, vloeiende
fluid {adj} (convertible into cash) :: incasseerbaar, incasseerbare
fluke {n} (stroke of luck) :: toevalstreffer
fluke {n} (lobe of whale's tail) :: staartvin
fluke {n} (anchor blade) :: ankerblad {n}, ankerhand {f}, wem {m}
fluke {n} (parasitic flatworm) :: zuigworm
fluke {n} (a metal hook on the head of certain staff weapons) :: weerhaak
flukey {adj} (lucky) SEE: lucky ::
flulike {adj} (resembling influenza) :: griepachtig
flummox {v} (To confuse; to fluster; to flabbergast) :: verwarren
flummoxed {adj} (totally confused or puzzled) :: verbluft, verbijsterd
flunk {v} (to fail) :: [voor] buizen, zakken
fluorescent lamp {n} (gas-discharge lamp) :: tl-buis {f} [tubular], spaarlamp {f} [compact]
fluorine {n} (chemical element) :: fluor {n}
flurry {n} (brief snowfall) :: sneeuwbui {f}
flurry {n} (sudden activity) :: werveling {f}, opwelling {f}
flurry {v} (agitate) :: oproeren, bewegen, wervelen
flurry {v} (move in a flurry) :: wervelen
flush {v} (to take suddenly to flight, especially from cover) :: opvliegen
flush {adj} (wealthy or well off) :: rijk, gefortuneerd, vermogend
flush {n} (cleansing of a toilet) :: waterspoeling {f}
flush {v} (to cleanse by flooding with generous quantities of a fluid) :: spoelen
flush {v} (to cleanse a toilet by introducing lots of water) :: doorspoelen, doortrekken
flush {v} (to become suffused with reddish color) :: blozen
flush toilet {n} (toilet that uses water to remove waste) :: toiletpot {m}, wc-pot {m}, toilet, wc
flute {n} (woodwind instrument) :: fluit
fluted {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
fluted {adj} (decorated with flutes) :: gegroefd, gegolfd
flutter {v} (to flap or wave quickly) :: wapperen
flutter {n} (state of agitation) :: dooreenander {n}
flutter {n} (abnormal rapid pulsation of heart) :: hartkloppingen {p}
flutter {n} (small bet) :: gokje {n}
flutter in the dovecote {n} (disturbance) :: opwinding {f}
flux {n} (a state of ongoing change) :: voortdurende wijziging {f}
flux {n} (a chemical agent for cleaning metal prior to soldering or welding) :: flux {m}, vloeimiddel {n}
flux capacitor {n} (the device that enables time travel) :: fluxcondensator {m}
fly {n} (insect of the family Muscidae) :: vlieg {m}
fly {v} (to travel through air) :: vliegen
fly {v} (to flee) :: vluchten
fly {v} (to cause to travel through the air) :: besturen (aircraft)
fly {n} (act of flying) :: vlucht
fly {n} (strip that hides the opening of trousers/pants or underpants) :: gulp {f}
fly agaric {n} (Amanita muscaria) :: vliegenzwam
flying {n} (flying (noun)) SEE: flight ::
flying buttress {n} (buttress that stands apart from the structure that it supports) :: luchtboog {m}
flying carp {n} (silver carp) SEE: silver carp ::
Flying Dutchman {prop} (mythical ghost ship) :: Vliegende Hollander {m}
flying fish {n} (tropical marine fish) :: vliegende vis {m}
flying fox {n} (bat of the genera Pteropus or Acerodon) :: vleerhond
flying saucer {n} (disc-shaped unidentified flying object) :: vliegende schotel
Flying Spaghetti Monster {prop} (spaghetti deity) :: Vliegend Spaghettimonster
flyleaf {n} (blank page at the front or back of a book) :: schutblad {n}
flyover {n} (road) :: fly-over {m}
flyswatter {n} (device for swatting flies) :: vliegenmepper {c}
flywheel {n} (a rotating mass used to maintain the speed of a machine within certain limits while the machine receives or releases energy at a varying rate) :: vliegwiel {n}
F major {n} (the major key with F as its tonic) :: F-majeur, F-groot
F major {n} (the major chord with a root of F) :: F-majeur, F-groot
F minor {n} (the minor key with F as its tonic) :: f-mineur, f-klein
F minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of F) :: f-mineur, f-klein
foal {n} (young horse) :: veulen {n}, kachtel {n}
foam {n} (substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains) :: schuim {n}
foam {n} (foam rubber) :: schuim {n}
foam {v} (form or emit foam) :: schuimen
foam party {n} (foam party) :: schuimfeest, schuimparty
foam rubber {n} (foam rubber) SEE: foam ::
focal length {n} (distance) :: brandpuntsafstand {m}
focus {n} (in optics) :: focus {m}, brandpunt {n}
focus {n} (in mathematics) :: focus {m}, brandpunt {n}
focus {n} (fact of the convergence of light on the photographic medium) :: brandpunt {n}
focus {n} (quality of the convergence of light on the photographic medium) :: brandpunt {n}
focus {n} (concentration of attention) :: focus {m}
fodder {n} (food for animals) :: veevoeder {n}, veevoer, kanonnenvoer (cannon fodder)
foe {n} (enemy) SEE: enemy ::
foetus {n} (fetus) SEE: fetus ::
fog {n} (cloud that forms at a low altitude and obscures vision) :: mist {m}, nevel {m}
fog {n} (Scottish: moss) SEE: moss ::
fogey {n} (dull old fellow) :: oude zeur, sok, ouderwets iemand
foible {n} (a quirk, idiosyncrasy, or mannerism; unusual habit or way) :: gril
foible {n} (a weakness or failing of character) :: zwakheid
foible {n} ((fencing) part of a sword) :: kling
foie gras {n} (fattened liver of geese or ducks) :: foie gras {m}, ganzenlever {m}, eendenlever {m}
foil {n} (thin sheet of metal) :: folie {n}
foil {n} (thin aluminium/aluminum or tin used for wrapping food) :: Aluminiumfolie {f}
foil {n} (type of sword used in fencing) :: floret
foil {v} (prevent from being accomplished) :: verijdelen, afweren, frustreren
foil {v} (to expand a product of two or more algebraic expressions, typically binomials) :: uitwerken
foil {n} (shortened form of hydrofoil) SEE: hydrofoil ::
foist {v} (introduce or insert surreptitiously) :: opdringen, aansmeren
foist {v} (force another to accept) :: opdringen
foist {v} (pass off as genuine) :: opdringen, opzadelen met
-fold {suffix} (used to make adjectives) :: -voudig
-fold {suffix} (used to make adverbs) :: -voudig
fold {v} (bend (thin material) over) :: vouwen
fold {v} (make the proper arrangement (in a thin material) by bending) :: plooien
fold {v} (give way on a point or in an argument) :: zich gewonnen geven
fold {n} (bend or crease) :: plooi {m} {f}
folder {n} (organizer) :: hechtmap {f}, map {f}
folder {n} (container of computer files) :: map {m}
folding chair {n} (a light portable chair) :: klapstoel {m} {f}
foley {n} (a foley artist) SEE: foley artist ::
foley artist {n} (foley artist) :: Geräuschemacher {m}, bruiteur {m} [Flanders]
foliage {n} (the leaves of plants) :: gebladerte
folk {n} (inhabitants of a region) :: volk
folk dance {n} (genre of dance) :: volksdans
folk etymology {n} (false etymology) :: volksetymologie {f}
folklore {n} (tales, legends and superstitions of a particular ethnic population) :: folklore {f}
folk music {n} (music originating from a specific region) :: volksmuziek {f}
folk music {n} (contemporary music in traditional style) :: folk {m}, wereldmuziek {f}
folktale {n} (story that is part of the oral tradition of a people) :: volksverhaal {n}
follicle {n} (anatomy) :: follikel {m}
follow {v} (to go or come after in physical space) :: volgen
follow {v} (to live one’s life according to) :: volgen
follow {v} (to understand) :: volgen
follow {v} (to be a logical consequence of) :: volgen
follower {n} (one who follows) :: volger {m}, navolger {m}
follower {n} (thing that comes after another thing) :: volgende {m} {n}
follower {n} (one who is a part of a master's physical group, such as a servant or retainer) :: gevolgsman {m}
follower {n} (one who adheres to the opinions, ideas or teachings of another) :: volgeling {m}, discipel {m}
follower {n} (imitator) :: imitator {m}, navolger {m}
following {adj} (next in sequence or time) :: volgende
folly {n} (foolishness) :: dwaasheid, domheid, stommiteit
Fomalhaut {prop} (star) :: Fomalhaut
fond {v} (be fond of, like) SEE: like ::
fondle {v} (to fondle) :: liefkozen
fondue {n} (dish) :: fondue
font {n} (a receptacle in church for holy water) :: doopvont
font {n} (typesetting: a grouping of consistently-designed glyphs) :: lettertype {n}, font
font {n} (a computer file containing the code used to draw and compose the glyphs) :: lettertype, font
food {n} (any substance consumed by living organisms to sustain life) :: voedsel {n}, eten {n}
food bank {n} (a non-profit, charitable organization that distributes food to feed the hungry) :: voedselbank {m} {f}
food bowl {n} (region) :: graanschuur {f}
food chain {n} (feeding relationship between species) :: voedselketen {f}
food chain {n} (idiomatic: a hierarchy) :: pikorde {f}
food poisoning {n} (any food-borne disease) :: voedselvergiftiging {f}
foodstuff {n} (a material that may be used as food) :: voedingswaren, levensmiddelen, voedsel {n}
fool {n} (person with poor judgement or little intelligence) :: dwaas {m}, dwazin {f}, domme gans {f}, imbeciel {m}, imbeciele {f}
fool {n} (tarot card) :: dwaas
fool {v} (to trick; to make a fool of someone) :: bedriegen, in de maling nemen
fooler {n} (Someone or something who fools) :: grappenmaker {c}, grapjas
foolhardy {adj} (marked by unthinking recklessness with disregard for danger) :: roekeloos, doldriest
foolish {adj} (lacking good sense or judgement; unwise) :: onverstandig, dom
foolproof {adj} ((plan) infallible) :: onfeilbaar, kogelbestendig
fool's mate {n} (quickest possible checkmate) :: narrenmat {m}
foosball {n} (table soccer) :: tafelvoetbal {m}
foot {n} (part of animal’s body ) :: poot {m}, pootje {n}
foot {n} (part of human body ) :: voet {m}
foot {n} (projection on equipment ) :: poot {m}, pootje {n}
foot {n} (unit of measure ) :: voet {m}
foot {v} (kick) :: stampen
foot {v} (pay) :: betalen, voldoen
foot {n} (metrical foot) SEE: metrical foot ::
footage {n} (amount of film that has been used) :: filmmateriaal {n}
foot-and-mouth disease {n} (foot-and-mouth disease) :: mond-en-klauwzeer
football {n} (Association football) :: voetbal {n}
football {n} (ball) :: voetbal {m}
football {n} (practise of any of these games) :: voetballen {n}
football {n} (US game) SEE: American football ::
footballer {n} (one who plays football) :: voetballer {m}
football player {n} (footballer) SEE: footballer ::
footbridge {n} (bridge for pedestrians) :: voetgangersbrug {f}
footer {n} (line of information at the bottom of a page) :: voettekst
foot fault {n} (type of fault in sports) :: voetfout {m} {f}
foot kiss {n} (reverential kiss on the foot) :: voetkus {m}
footnote {n} (comment at the bottom of a printed page) :: voetnoot {m} {f}
footpath {n} (path for pedestrians) :: voetpad {n}
footprint {n} (The impression of the foot) :: voetafdruk {m}
footprint {n} (space required by a piece of equipment) :: afmetingen {p}
footprint {n} (profession or lifestyle) :: voetsporen {p}
footsie {n} (flirting game) :: voetjevrijen {n}
foot soldier {n} (infantryman) SEE: infantryman ::
footstep {n} (mark left by a foot) :: voetafdruk {m}, voetstap
footstep {n} (signs of a course taken) :: spoor {n}, voetafdruk {m}
footstep {n} (sound of a footstep) :: voetstap {m}
footstep {n} (step, as in a stair) :: trede {m} {f}, tree {m} {f}
footstep {n} (distance of one footstep) :: voet {m}, pas {m}
footstep {n} (act of taking a step) :: pas {m}
footstool {n} (a low stool) :: voetbankje {n}
footwear {n} (an item of clothing that is worn on the foot) :: schoeisel {n}
foppery {n} (stupidity) SEE: stupidity ::
for {conj} (because) :: want, omdat
for {prep} (towards) :: naar
for {prep} (directed at, intended to belong to) :: voor
for {prep} (supporting) :: voor
for {prep} (because of) :: wegens
for {prep} (over a period of time) :: voor, lang
forage {n} (fodder for animals) :: voeder {n}, voer {n}, veevoeder {n}
forage {n} (act or instance of foraging) :: foerage
forage {v} (to search for and gather food for animals) :: foerageren
foraging {n} (the act of searching for food) :: voedselverzameling
foray {n} (incursion) :: onverwachte aanval, raid
forbear {v} (to keep away from) :: zich onthouden {n}
forbear {v} (to control oneself when provoked) :: zich inhouden
forbearance {n} (restraint under provocation) :: geduld,lankmoedigheid,
forbid {v} (to disallow) :: verbieden, weigeren, ontzeggen, niet toestaan
forbidden {adj} (not allowed) :: verboden
forbidden fruit {n} (the fruit forbidden to Adam) :: verboden vrucht {m} {f}
force {n} (anything that is able to make a big change in person or thing) :: kracht {f}
force {n} (physical quantity) :: kracht {f}
force {n} (group that aims to attack, control, or constrain) :: macht {f}, troep {f}
force {n} (ability to attack, control, or constrain) :: macht {f}
force {n} (type of magic trick) :: truc {m}
force {n} (law: legal validity) :: kracht {f}
force {n} (law: unlawful violence or lawful compulsion) :: geweld {n}, macht {f}
force {v} (compel (someone to do something)) :: dwingen tot, overweldigen
force {v} (cause to occur, overcoming resistance) :: afdwingen, forceren
force {v} (baseball To create an out by touching a base) :: branden
force {n} (waterfall) SEE: waterfall ::
forced labor {n} (work which one is compelled to perform) :: dwangarbeid {m}
forced laborer {n} (convict sentenced to perform forced labor) :: dwangarbeider {m}
force majeure {n} (unavoidable catastrophe) :: overmacht {m}
force of nature {n} (a mighty natural force which is beyond human control) :: natuurkracht {m}
forceps {n} (instrument used in surgery) :: pincet
forcible {adj} (able to be forced) :: gedwongen
forcible {adj} (having force) :: krachtig
forcible {adj} (done by force) :: gewelddadig
forcible {adj} (having a powerful effect) :: indrukwekkend
ford {n} (crossing) :: voorde {c}, doorwaardbare plaats {c}
fore {adj} (former; occurring earlier) :: eerste, eerdere
fore {adj} (forward; at or toward the front) :: voorste, voor-
fore {n} (front) :: voorkant {m}
forearm {n} (part of the arm) :: onderarm
forearm bone {n} (human forearm bone) :: voorarmbeen
forebear {n} (ancestor) :: voorvader
foreboding {n} (sense of evil to come) :: slecht voorgevoel {n}
forebrain {n} (part of the brain) :: voorhersen
forebuy {v} (to buy beforehand) :: voorkopen
forecast {v} (estimate future conditions) :: voorspellen
forecast {n} (estimation) :: voorspelling {f}, schatting {f}
forecast {n} (weather prediction) :: weersvoorspelling {f}
forecastle {n} (nautical: raised part of the upper deck at bow) :: voorkasteel {n}
foreclosure {n} ((legal) the proceeding, by a creditor, to regain property or other collateral following a default on mortgage payments) :: executoriale verkoop, executie[1]
foredeck {n} (the part of the deck of a ship or boat that lies forward of the mast) :: voordek {n}
foredoom {n} (A doom that is predicted) :: noodlot, fataliteit
foredoom {v} (To predestine a doom) :: op voorhand veroordelen
forefather {n} (ancestor) :: voorvader {m}
forefinger {n} (first finger next to the thumb) :: wijsvinger {m}
forefront {n} (forefront) :: voorgrond {m}
forego {v} (precede) SEE: precede ::
foregoing {adj} (occurring before or in front of something else) :: voorafgaand, voorafgaande
foregone {adj} (Previous, former) :: vorig
foregone {adj} (Bygone) :: voorbij
foregone {adj} (inevitable, predictable) :: onvermijdelijk, voorspelbaar
foreground {n} (The elements of an image which lie closest to the picture plane) :: voorgrond {m}
forehead {n} (part of face above eyebrows) :: voorhoofd {n}
foreign {n} (foreigner) SEE: foreigner ::
foreign {adj} (located outside one's own country or place) :: vreemd, buitenlands
foreign {adj} (originating from or characteristic of a different country) :: buitenlands, [modern usage] allochtoon
foreign {adj} (relating to a different nation) :: buitenlands
foreign {adj} (not characteristic of or naturally taken in by an organism or system) :: vreemd
foreign {adj} (alien, strange) :: vreemd (aan)
foreign {adj} (belonging to a different organization) :: vreemd, allochtoon
foreign country {n} (country of which one is not a citizen) :: buitenland {n}
foreign currency {n} (currency used in a foreign country) :: vreemde valuta {f}, buitenlandse valuta {f}
foreign debt {n} :: buitenlandse schuld
foreigner {n} (person in a foreign land) :: buitenlander {m}, buitenlandse {f}, vreemdeling {m}, vreemdelinge {f}, uitlander {m}, uitlandse {f}
foreign exchange {n} (foreign currency) SEE: foreign currency ::
foreign language {n} (any language other than that spoken by the people of a specific place) :: vreemde taal {c}
foremast {n} (foremost mast) :: fokkenmast
foremost {adj} (first) :: voornaamst
forename {n} (a name that precedes surname) :: voornaam {m}
forenoon {n} (morning) SEE: morning ::
forensic {adj} (relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law) :: forensisch, gerechtelijk, gerechts-
forensic {adj} (relating to, or appropriate for courts of law) :: gerechtelijk
forensic {adj} (relating to, or used in debate or argument) :: retorisch
foreplay {n} (foreplay) :: voorspel {n}
foresee {v} (to anticipate) :: voorzien
foreseen {v} (past participle of foresee) :: voorzien
foreshadow {v} (To presage, or suggest something in advance) :: beduiden
foresight {n} (ability to foresee or prepare wisely for the future) :: voorzichtigheid {f}
foreskin {n} (prepuce / foreskin) :: voorhuid {f}
forest {n} (dense collection of trees) :: woud {n}, bos {n}
forest {n} (any dense collection) :: woud {n}
forest {v} (to cover an area with trees) :: bebossen
forested {adj} (covered in forest) :: bebost
forestry {n} (science of planting and growing trees) :: bosbouwkunde {m}
forestry {n} (art and practice of planting and growing trees) :: bosbouw {m}, bosbedrijf {n}
forestry {n} (art of cultivating, exploiting and renewing forests for commercial purposes) :: commerciële bosbouw {m}
forestry {n} (tree farming) :: bomenteelt {m}
foretaste {n} :: voorproefje {n}, voorsmaak
foretell {v} (to predict the future) :: voorspellen
foretold {v} (simple past of "to foretell") :: voorspelde, voorspelden
foretold {v} (past participle of "foretell") :: voorspeld
for ever {adv} (forever) SEE: forever ::
forever {adv} (for all time, for all eternity; for an infinite amount of time) :: eeuwig, (voor) altijd
forever {adv} ((colloquially) for a very long time) :: een eeuwigheid, eeuwen, tijden {p}
forever {adv} ((colloquially) for an excessively long time) :: eeuwig, eindeloos
forever {adv} ((colloquially) constantly or frequently) :: steed, altijd
for ever and ever {adv} (eternally) :: van eeuwigheid tot eeuwigheid, in alle eeuwigheid; [chiefly Catholic mass] door alle eeuwen der eeuwen, in de eeuwen der eeuwen
forewarn {v} (to warn in advance) :: waarschuwen, op de hoogte stellen
forewarned is forearmed {proverb} (proverb) :: een gewaarschuwd mens telt voor twee
forewent {v} (simple past of "to forego") :: liet voorbijgaan, lieten voorbijgaan
foreword {n} (an introductory section) :: voorwoord {n}, inleiding
for example {prep} (as an example) :: bijvoorbeeld
forfeit {v} (to suffer the loss) :: verkwanselen, verliezen
forfeit {v} (to give up in defeat) :: opgeven, verbeuren
forfend {v} (prohibit; forbid; avert) :: bewaren, verbieden, behoeden
for free {prep} (without paying) :: gratis
forge {n} (furnace or hearth) :: smeltoven, smidsvuur
forge {n} (workshop) :: smidse, smelterij, smederij {f}
forge {v} (to shape a metal) :: smeden
forge {v} (to create a forgery of) :: vervalsen
forge {v} (to move forward gradually in the face of resistance) :: met moeite/langzaam vorderen
forger {n} (person who falsifies documents with intent to defraud) :: vervalser {m}
forgery {n} (invention) SEE: invention ::
forgery {n} (the act of forging metal into shape) :: smederij, smeden {n}
forgery {n} (the act of forging, fabricating or producing falsely) :: bedrog {n}, namaak, vervalsing
forgery {n} (that which is forged or counterfeited) :: namaak, vervalsing
forget {v} (to lose remembrance of) :: vergeten
forget {v} (to unintentionally not do) :: vergeten, nalaten
forget {v} (to cease remembering) :: vergeten
forgetful {adj} (liable to forget) :: vergeetachtig, vergeetachtige
forgetfulness {n} (proneness to let slip from the mind) :: vergeetachtigheid {f}, vergetelheid
forget it {v} (I don't want to continue with this conversation) :: bekijk het
forget-me-not {n} (plant of the genus Myosotis) :: vergeet-me-niet {f}, vergeet-mij-niet {f}
forgettable {adj} (easily forgotten) :: vergetelijk
forgetter {n} (one who forgets) :: vergeter {m}
forgivable {adj} (able to be forgiven) :: vergeeflijk
forgive {v} (transitive, to pardon) :: vergeven
forgiveness {n} (the action of forgiving) :: vergeven {n}
forgiveness {n} (readiness to forgive) :: vergevingsgezindheid
forgiving {adj} (inclined to forgive) :: genadig
forgo {v} :: laten voorbijgaan, passen
for God's sake {interj} (Exclamation of anger, surprise, or impatience) :: in hemelsnaam, in godsnaam, om Gods wil
for good {prep} (Forever; permanently) :: voorgoed
for good measure {prep} (in excess of the required minimum) :: op de koop toe, bovenop
forgotten {adj} (of which knowledge has been lost, which is no longer remembered) :: vergeten
for instance {adv} (as an example) SEE: for example ::
fork {n} (pronged tool) :: hooivork {c}, mestvork {c}, gaffel {c}
fork {n} (eating utensil) :: vork {f}
fork {n} (intersection) :: vork {f}, splitsing {f}
fork {n} (point where a waterway splits) :: vork {f}, splitsing {f}
fork {n} (computer science: splitting of a process) :: afsplitsing {f}, fork {f}
fork {n} (computer science: splitting of a project) :: splitsing {f}
fork {v} (to move with fork) :: met een vork eten, prikken [eat with fork]
fork {v} (computer science: to spawn a new child process) :: afsplitsen, forken [colloquial]
fork {v} (computer science: to split a software project) :: afsplitsen
fork {n} (tuning fork) SEE: tuning fork ::
fork {n} (forklift) SEE: forklift ::
fork {n} (UK: crotch) SEE: crotch ::
fork {n} (gallows) SEE: gallows ::
forkful {n} (amount a fork will hold) :: vorkvol
forklift {n} (small industrial vehicle) :: vorkheftruck
fork over {v} (turn over soil with a gardening fork) :: spitten, omspitten
fork over {v} (pay) :: overhevelen
forlorn {adj} (abandoned, deserted, left behind) :: verlaten, verloren
forlorn {adj} (miserable) :: miserabel, hopeloos
form {n} (shape or visible structure) :: vorm {m}
form {n} (document to be filled in) :: formulier {n}
form {n} (grouping of words) :: vorm
form {v} (to give shape) :: vormen, vormgeven
form {n} (level of pre-collegiate education) SEE: grade ::
formal {adj} (being in accord with established forms) :: formeel
formal {adj} (official) :: formeel
formaldehyde {n} (organic compound) :: formaldehyde
formalist {n} (overly formal person) :: formalist {m}
formalist {adj} (of or pertaining to formalism) :: formalistisch
formalistic {adj} (formalist) SEE: formalist ::
formality {n} :: formaliteit {f}
formal language {n} (set of finite strings) :: formele taal {m} {f}
formally {adv} (in a formal manner) :: formeel
formally {adv} (in accordance with official procedure) :: formeel
formally {adv} (in accordance with rigorous rules) :: formeel
formal system {n} (combination of formal language and inference rules) :: formeel systeem {n}
format {n} (layout of a document) :: lay-out {m}, formaat {n}
format {n} (form of presentation) :: formaat {n}, format {m}, vorm {f}
format {n} (computing: file type) :: bestandstype {n}, bestandsformaat {n}
format {v} (create or edit the layout of a document) :: lay-outen, ontwerpen
format {v} (change a document so it will fit onto a different type of page) :: aanpassen
format {v} (computing: prepare a mass storage medium for initial use) :: formatteren
formation {n} (something possessing structure or form) :: formatie {f}
formation {n} (act of assembling a group or structure) :: formatie {f}
formation {n} (geology: rock or face of a mountain) :: rotsformatie {f}
formation {n} (military: grouping of units under a command) :: formatie {f}
formation {n} (military: arrangement of moving troops, ships, or aircraft) :: formatie {f}
formation {n} (process of influencing or guiding a person to a deeper understanding of a particular vocation) :: vorming
former {adj} (previous) :: voormalig, gewezen
former {adj} (first of aforementioned two items) :: deze, eerstgenoemde
former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia {prop} (provisional designation of the Republic of Macedonia, see also: Republic of Macedonia; Macedonia) :: Voormalige Joegoslavische Republiek Macedonië
formic acid {n} (methanoic acid) :: mierenzuur {n}, methaanzuur {n}
formicarium {n} (vivarium used for the study of ants and ant colonies) :: formicarium {n}, mierenboerderij {f}
formidable {adj} (causing fear, dread, awe or admiration as a result of size, strength, or some other impressive quality) :: ontzagwekkend
formidable {adj} (difficult to defeat or overcome) :: formidabel
formless {adj} (without form) :: vormloos
Formosa {prop} (Taiwan) SEE: Taiwan ::
Formosa Strait {prop} (Taiwan Strait) SEE: Taiwan Strait ::
formula {n} (in mathematics) :: formule {f}
formula {n} (in chemistry) :: formule {f}
formula {n} (drink given to babies) :: zuigelingenvoeding {f}, kindervoeding {f}
formulate {v} (to reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression) :: verwoorden, formuleren
fornication {n} (sexual intercourse, especially on the part of an unmarried person) :: ontucht {f}
fornication {n} (the act of such illicit sexual intercourse between a man and a woman which does not by law amount to adultery) :: ontucht {f}
fornicator {n} (unmarried person who engages in sexual intercourse) :: ontuchtige {c}
for nothing {adv} (for free) :: voor niets
for nothing {adv} (for no reason) :: voor niets
for now {prep} (at the moment; until later) :: voorlopig
for rent {prep} (being offered for renting) :: te huur
forsake {v} (to abandon) :: verzaken, opgeven
for sale {prep} (being offered for purchase) :: te koop
forsooth {adv} (indeed, truthfully, really) :: voorwaar [archaic] waarlijk [archaic]
for starters {adv} (as an initial point) :: om te beginnen
for sure {prep} (definitely) :: zeker, zeker weten
forswear {v} (To renounce or deny something, especially under oath.) :: ontkennen, afzweren
forswear {v} (To commit perjury.) :: meineed plegen
fort {n} (fortified defensive structure stationed with troops) :: fort {n}, vesting {f}
forth {adv} :: voort
for the most part {adv} (mostly) :: grotendeels, meestal
for the sake of {prep} (because of) :: ter wille van
for the time being {adv} (temporarily; until later) :: voorlopig, vooreerst
forties {n} (the decade of the 1940s) :: jaren veertig {n-p}, jaren 40 {n-p}, jaren 1940 {n-p}
fortieth {adj} (ordinal form of forty) :: veertigste, 40e, 40e)
fortitude {n} (mental or emotional strength) :: taaiheid {f}, geesteskracht {f}, volharding {f}, volhardendheid {f}, vastberadenheid {f}, innerlijke kracht {f}
fortnight {adv} (period of two weeks) :: veertien dagen {p}, twee weken {p}
fortnightly {n} (a publication issued fortnightly; a bi-weekly) :: tweewekelijks
fortnightly {adj} (occurring once in a fortnight) :: tweewekelijks
fortnightly {adv} (once in a fortnight) :: tweewekelijks
fortress {n} (fortified place) :: vesting {f}, fort {n}
fortuitous {adj} (happening by chance, not necessarily a lucky one) :: toevallig
fortunately {adv} (in a fortunate manner) :: gelukkig, gelukkigerwijs
fortune {n} (destiny) :: lot {n}, noodlot {n}, [in fixed expressions] fortuin {n}
fortune {n} (a chance) :: kans {c}, geluk {n}
fortune {n} (good luck) :: geluk {n}
fortune {n} (lots of riches) :: fortuin {n}, vermogen {n}
fortune favors the bold {proverb} (luck favors the adventurous) :: de brutalen hebben de halve wereld
fortuneteller {n} (person who professes to predict the future in return for money) :: wichelaar {m}, wichelaarster {f}, waarzegger {m}
forty {num} (the cardinal number occurring after thirty-nine) :: veertig {f}
forty-eight {num} (48) :: achtenveertig
forty-first {num} (41st) :: eenenveertigste
forty-five {num} (45) :: vijfenveertig
forty-four {num} (44) :: vierenveertig
forty-nine {num} (49) :: negenenveertig
forty-one {num} (41) :: eenenveertig
forty-seven {num} (47) :: zevenenveertig
forty-six {num} (46) :: zesenveertig
forty-three {num} (43) :: drieënveertig
forty-two {num} (Cardinal number) :: tweeënveertig
forward {v} (send (something received) to a third party) :: doorsturen, forwarden
forwardable {adj} (That can be forwarded) :: doorstuurbaar
forwards {adv} :: voorwaarts
forward slash {n} (slash) SEE: slash ::
fossil {n} (The mineralized remains of an animal or plant) :: fossiel {n}
fossil fuel {n} (fuel) :: fossiele brandstof {f}
foster care {n} (system by which a child is cared for) :: pleegzorg {m} {f}
fostering {n} (Raising someone to be an accepted member of the community) :: opvoeden
fostering {n} (Encouragement; aiding the development of something) :: aanmoedigen
foster mother {n} (an adult female who cares for a foster child) :: pleegmoeder {f}
foul {v} (to besmirch) :: besmeuren
foul {v} (to clog or obstruct) :: verstoppen
foul language {n} (profane words) :: schuttingtaal {f}
found {v} (to start organization) :: stichten
found {v} (melt) SEE: melt ::
foundation {n} (act of founding) :: stichting {f}
foundation {n} (that upon which anything is founded) :: fundament {n}
foundation {n} (lowest and supporting part or member of a wall) :: fundering
foundation {n} (endowed institution or charity) :: stichting {f}
founder {n} (one who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author) :: stichter {m}, grondlegger {m}, oprichter {m}
founder {v} (to sink) :: zinken, kelderen
founding member {n} (member of an organization that was involved in the organization's foundation) :: medeoprichter {m}
foundling {n} (abandoned child, left by its parent) :: vondeling {m}
foundry {n} (facility that melts metals) :: gieterij
fountain {n} (spring) SEE: spring ::
fountain {n} (artificial water feature) :: fontein {f}
fountain {n} (structure from which a fountain issues) :: fontein {f}
fountain {n} (source or origin of a flow) :: bron
four {num} (the cardinal number 4) :: vier
four {n} (the digit or figure 4) :: vier {f}
four by two {n} (Jew) SEE: Jew ::
four-eyes {n} (person who wears spectacles) :: brillemans {m}, brillenjood {m}, brildrager {m}, brildraagster {f}
fourfold {v} (increase to four times as much) :: verviervoudigen
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse {prop} (Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse) :: de vier ruiters van de Apocalyps
four hundred {num} (cardinal number 400) :: vierhonderd
Fourier cosine series {n} (Fourier series) :: Fourier-cosinusreeks
Fourier series {n} (series of cosine and sine functions) :: Fourierreeks
Fourier sine series {n} (Fourier series) :: Fourier-sinusreeks
Fourier transform {n} (mathematics: a process that expresses a function) :: Fouriertransformatie, Fourier-transformatie
four-leaf clover {n} (clover with four leaves) :: klavertjevier {n}
four-letter word {n} (swear word) SEE: swear word ::
four of a kind {n} (four cards of the same rank) :: carré
four-poster {n} (four-poster bed) :: hemelbed
fourscore {num} (4×20) :: tachtig
foursome {n} (group of four) :: kwartet {n}, viertal {n}
four-stroke engine {n} (type of engine) :: viertaktmotor {m}
fourteen {num} (cardinal number) :: veertien {f}
fourteenth {adj} (ordinal form of the number fourteen) :: veertiende (abbreviation 14e)
fourth {n} (quarter) SEE: quarter ::
fourth {adj} (ordinal form of the number four) :: vierde (abbreviations 4de, 4e)
fourth person {n} (person distinct from first, second, and third persons) :: vierde persoon {m}
fourth wall {n} (imaginary invisible wall in theatre) :: vierde wand {m}
fourth wall {n} (boundary between fiction and audience) :: vierde wand {m}
fowl {n} (bird) SEE: bird ::
fowl {n} (bird of the order Galliformes) :: stuk pluimvee {n}
fowl {n} (birds which are hunted or kept for food) :: gevogelte {n}
fox {n} (Vulpes) :: vos {m}
fox {n} (any of the species in the tribe Vulpini) :: vos {m}
fox {n} (cunning person) :: vos {m}, schelm {m}
foxberry {n} (plant and berry Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry ::
foxglove {n} (plant of the genus Digitalis) :: vingerhoedskruid {n}
fraction {n} (arithmetic: ratio) :: breuk {c}
fraction bar {n} (line separating numerator from denominator) :: breukstreep {m} {f}
fractious {adj} (given to troublemaking) :: dwars, kribbig, lastig, weerspannig
fracture {n} (act of breaking, or something broken) :: breuk
fracture {n} ((geology) fault) :: Verwerfung
fragile {adj} (easily broken or destroyed) :: broos, fragiel
fragility {n} (condition or quality of being fragile) :: broosheid {f}
fragment {n} (portion or segment of an object) :: fragment {n}
fragment {v} (to break apart) :: fragmenteren
fragment {v} (to cause to be broken into pieces) :: fragmenteren
fragmentation {n} (act of fragmenting or something fragmented; disintegration) :: fragmentatie {f}
fragmentation {n} (process by which fragments of an exploding bomb scatter.) :: fragmentatie {f}
fragmentation {n} (the breaking up and dispersal of a file into non-contiguous areas of a disk) :: fragmentatie {f}
fragmentation {n} (the breaking up of a data packet when larger than the transmission unit of a network) :: fragmentatie {f}
fragrance {n} (pleasant smell or odour) :: aroma {n}
frailty {n} (condition of being frail) :: zwakheid
frame {v} (add a decorative border to a picture) :: inkaderen
frame {n} (structural elements of a building or other constructed object) :: raamwerk {n}
frame {n} (structure of a person's body) :: skelet {n}, geraamte {n}
frame {n} (complete game of snooker) :: frame
framework {n} (the arrangement of support beams that represent a buildings general shape and size) :: geraamte {n}
framework {n} (a basic conceptual structure) :: raamwerk {n}, framework {n}, kader {n}
franc {n} (former currency of France and Belgium) :: frank
France {prop} (country) :: Frankrijk {n}
franchise {n} (right or privilege officially granted by a government) :: consessie
franchise {n} (authorization granted by a company to sell or distribute its goods or services in a certain area) :: franchise
franchise {n} (collection of fictional works) :: franchise {f}
Francis {prop} (male given name) :: Frans, Francis, Franciscus
francium {n} (chemical element) :: francium {n}
Francophone {adj} (French-speaking) :: Franstalig
Francophone {n} (speaker of French) :: Franstalige {m} {f}
Franco-Provençal {prop} (a Romance language) :: Arpitaans, Francoprovençaals
Franeker {prop} (historic city of Friesland) :: Franeker {n}
frank {adj} (bluntly honest) :: eerlijk, open, oprecht, openhartig
frank {v} (to place a frank on an envelope) :: frankeren
Frank {prop} (male given name) :: Frank
frankenword {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word ::
frankincense {n} (incense) :: olibanum {n}
Frankish {adj} (of or pertaining to the Franks) :: Frankisch
Frankish {prop} (the language of the Franks) :: Oudfrankisch, Frankisch
frankly {adv} (in a frank, open or (too) honest manner) :: ronduit
Frasnian {prop} :: Frasnien
fratricide {n} (killing of one's sibling) :: broedermoord {m}
fraud {n} (an act of deception) :: fraude {c}, flessentrekkerij {f}, bedrog {n}, oplichterij {f}, oplichting {f}
fraud {n} (one who performs fraud) :: fraudeur {m}, oplichter {m}, bedrieger {n}, charlatan {m}, vervalser {m}
fraudulence {n} (condition of being fraudulent) :: bedrog {n}
fraught {adj} (charged or accompanied with) :: beladen, vol
fraught {adj} (distressed) :: bezorgd
freak {n} (nonconformist, especially in appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, or business practices) :: engerd {m}
freak {n} (person who has an obsession or extreme knowledge of something) :: fanaat
freak out {v} (react with anger or fear) :: doordraaien
freaky {adj} (unusual) :: bizar
freckle {n} (small pigmentation spot on the skin) :: sproet {c}
freckled {adj} (having freckles) :: sproetig, sproeterig
freckled duck {n} (Stictonetta naevosa) :: stippeleend {f}
Frederick {prop} (male given name) :: Frederik
free {adj} (not imprisoned) :: vrij, los
free {adj} (unconstrained) :: vrij, los, loslopend
free {adj} (unobstructed) :: vrij, open
free {adj} (without obligations) :: vrij, ongedwongen
free {adj} (software: with very few limitations on distribution or improvement) :: vrij, vrije
free {adj} (without) :: zonder, -vrij
free {v} (make free) :: bevrijden, loslaten, laten gaan
free {adj} (obtainable without payment) SEE: free of charge ::
-free {suffix} (free from; without) :: -vrij
freebooter {n} (A pirate, or person who pillages and plunders) :: vrijbuiter {m}
freebooting {n} (piracy or plundering) :: vrijbuiterij {m} {n}
freedom {n} (not being imprisoned or enslaved) :: vrijheid {f}, vrijdom {m}
freedom {n} (The lack of a specific constraint) :: vrijheid {f}, vrijdom {m}
freedom fighter {n} (fighter) :: vrijheidsstrijder {m}
freedom fries {n} (french fries) SEE: french fries ::
freedom of speech {n} (right to speak without fear of harm) SEE: free speech ::
freedom to roam {n} (right to access public or privately owned land) :: allemansrecht
free kick {n} (kick played without interference of opposition) :: vrije trap {m}, vrije schop {m}, vrijschop {m}
freelancer {n} (who freelances) :: freelancer {m}
freeloader {n} (one who does not contribute or pay appropriately) :: klaploper {m}
freemason {n} (freemason) SEE: Freemason ::
Freemason {n} (member of the Free and Accepted Masons) :: vrijmetselaar {m}
Freemasonism {n} (Freemasonry) SEE: Freemasonry ::
freemasonry {n} (fellowship and sympathy) :: vrijmetselarij {f}
Freemasonry {prop} (institutions and ways of the Freemasons) :: vrijmetselarij {f}
free of charge {adv} (without any payment - adverb) SEE: for free ::
free of charge {adj} (not requiring any payment - adjective) :: gratis, kostenloos, kosteloos, kosteloze, verniet (Flanders)
free software {n} (software that can be freely copied and modified) :: vrije software {f}
free speech {n} (right to express an opinion in public) :: vrijheid van meningsuiting {f}, vrije meningsuiting {f}
free state {n} (political entity whose political status is less than that of a fully sovereign nation-state) :: vrijstaat {m}
freestyle {v} (to ad-lib in rap music) :: freestylen
free-throw line {n} (basketball) :: vrije worplijn
free time {n} (time that can be spent on one's own activities rather than work) :: vrije tijd {m}
free trade {n} (trade free from government interference) :: vrijhandel {m}
freeway {n} (road designed for safe high-speed motoring) :: snelweg {m}, autosnelweg {m}
free will {n} (ability to choose one's actions) :: vrije wil {m}
free world {n} (collectively, all the countries that have democratic or capitalistic governments, as opposed to dictatorships or communist states) :: Vrije Wereld {f}
freeze {v} (become solid due to low temperature) :: bevriezen
freeze {v} (lower something's temperature to freezing point) :: bevriezen, invriezen, vriezen
freeze {v} (drop below zero) :: vriezen
freeze {v} (become motionless) :: verstijven
freeze {n} (period of cold) :: vorst, vorstperiode
freeze {n} ((computing) state when the system ceases to respond to inputs) :: vastlopen
freeze {n} ((finance)) :: bevriezing
freeze {n} (on salary) :: loonstop, salarisstop
freezer {n} (stand-alone appliance) :: vriezer {m}, diepvriezer {m}, diepvries {m}
freezer burn {n} (desiccation caused by being kept in a freezer too long) :: vriesbrand
freezing {adj} (very cold) :: ijskoud, ijzig
freezing {n} (the change in state of a substance from liquid to solid on cooling) :: bevriezing {f}
freezing {n} (the action of numbing with anesthetics) :: verdoving
freezing {adj} (frosty) SEE: frosty ::
freezing cold {adj} (extremely and unpleasantly cold) :: ijskoud
freezing cold {n} (extreme and unpleasant cold) :: vrieskou {f}
freezing point {n} (temperature) :: vriespunt {n}
freezing rain {n} (rain which freezes upon contact with the ground) :: ijsregen {m}
free zone {n} (duty-free area) :: taxvrije zone
Freiburg {prop} (a German city) :: Freiburg
freight {n} (payment for transportation) :: vrachtprijs {m}, vracht {f}
freight {n} (goods) :: vracht {m}, cargo {m}
freight {n} (transport of goods) :: vracht {m}, cargo {m}
freighter {n} (vessel used to carry freight) SEE: cargo ship ::
freight train {n} (train used for transportation of freight) SEE: goods train ::
french {v} (to kiss another person) SEE: French kiss ::
french {v} (to kiss) SEE: French kiss ::
French {prop} (Romance language spoken in France) :: Frans {n}
French {n} (people of France, collectively) :: Fransen {p}, [pejorative] fransozen {p}
French {n} (vulgar language) :: schuttingtaal {f}
French {adj} (of or relating to France) :: Frans
French {adj} (of or relating to the French people) :: Frans
French {adj} (of or relating to the French language) :: Frans
French bread {n} (a long thin loaf of bread) SEE: baguette ::
french fries {n} (deep fried strips of potato) :: frieten, patat
French Guiana {prop} (Department of French Guiana) :: Frans Guyana
Frenchification {n} (act of Frenchifying, something Frenchified) :: verfransing {f}
Frenchify {v} :: verfransen
French India {prop} (French colonial possessions) :: Frans Indië {n}
French kiss {n} (tongue kiss) :: tongkus {m}, tongzoen {m}
French kiss {v} (to give someone a French kiss) :: tongzoenen
French kiss {v} (to kiss in this manner) :: tongzoenen
French letter {n} (condom) SEE: condom ::
French Louisiana {prop} (French colony) :: Frans Louisiana
Frenchman {n} (man of French birth or nationality) :: Fransman {m}
French paradox {prop} (French paradox) :: Franse paradox
French Polynesia {prop} (Overseas territory of France) :: Frans-Polynesië
French-Provençal {prop} (Franco-Provençal) SEE: Franco-Provençal ::
French Republican Calendar {prop} (calendar used for twelve years in revolutionary France) :: Franse revolutionaire kalender {m}, Franse republikeinse kalender {m}, jakobijnse kalender {m}
French stick {n} (a long thin loaf of bread) SEE: baguette ::
French toast {n} (food prepared by dipping bread into egg batter and frying) :: wentelteefje {n}
Frenchwoman {n} (a French woman) :: Française {f}, Franse {f}
frenetic {adj} (fast, frantic, harried, or frenzied) :: frenetiek, bezeten
frenzy {n} (state of wild activity or panic) :: razernij {f}
freon {n} (non-flammable refrigerant) :: freon
frequency {n} (rate of occurrence of anything) :: frequentie {f}
frequency {n} (property of occurring often rather than infrequently) :: regelmaat {m} {f}
frequency {n} (number of occurrences divided by time) :: frequentie {f}
frequency modulation {n} (use of a modulating wave) :: frequentiemodulatie
frequency-shift keying {n} (form of frequency modulation) :: frequentieverschuivingsmodulatie
frequent {adj} (done or occurring often) :: veelvuldig, frequent
frequently {adv} (at frequent intervals) :: veelvuldig, vaak
frequently asked questions {n} (online document) :: veelgestelde vragen
fresco {n} (technique) :: fresco {n}
fresco {n} (painting made using this technique) :: fresco {n}
fresh {adj} (new or clean) :: vers, nieuw
fresh {adj} (of produce, not from storage) :: vers
fresh {adj} (refreshing or cool) :: fris
fresh {adj} (without salt) :: zoet
fresh {adj} (rude or inappropriate) :: onbeschoft, onbeleefd, grof, onbehoorlijk
freshman {n} (a person of either sex entering the first year of an institution) :: feut {m}
fresh water {n} (water with little salt) :: zoet water {n}, vers water {n}
freshwater {n} (fresh water) SEE: fresh water ::
fret {v} (to bind, tie) SEE: bind ::
fret {v} (to consume, devour) :: verslinden, vreten
fret {v} (to chafe or irritate; to worry) :: piekeren, zich zorgen maken
fret {v} (to gnaw, consume, eat away) :: knagen
fret {v} (to be anxious, to worry) :: ongerust zijn
fret {v} (to cut through with a fretsaw) :: bewerken, doorzagen met een figuurzaag
fret {n} (one of the pieces of metal, etc., across the neck of a guitar or other string instrument) :: fret {m}
fretful {adj} (irritable) :: prikkelbaar
fretful {adj} (restless) :: rusteloos
fretty {adj} (covered with a lattice-like pattern) :: getralied
fretty {adj} (inclined to fret) :: kribbig, geïrriteerd, gemelijk, kniezerig, zeurderig
fretty {adj} (inflamed like a sore) :: zeer, geïrriteerd, ontstoken, pijnlijk
Freudian slip {n} (subconscious mistake in speech or action) :: freudiaanse verspreking {f}
Fribourg {prop} (A city) :: Vrijburcht {f}
fricative {n} (consonant) :: fricatief {m}, wrijfklank {m}
friction {n} (The rubbing of one object or surface against another) :: wrijving {f}
friction {n} (conflict) :: wrijving {f}, frictie {f}, onenigheid {f}, geschil {n}, conflict {n}
friction {n} (A force that resists the relative motion or tendency to such motion of two bodies in contact) :: wrijving {f}, frictie {f}
Friday {n} (day of the week) :: vrijdag {m}
fridge {n} (refrigerator) SEE: refrigerator ::
fried egg {n} (egg that has been shallow fried) :: spiegelei {n}
fried rice {n} (form of rice) :: gebakken rijst {m}, nasi {m}
friend {n} (person whose company one enjoys) :: [♂] vriend, [♂] vriendje {n} [diminutive], [♀] vriendin, [♀] vriendinnetje {n} [diminutive], [♂♀] maatje {n} [diminutive]
friend {n} (boyfriend or girlfriend) :: [♂] vriend {m}, [♂] vriendje {n} [diminutive], [♀] vriendin {f}
friend {v} (to act as the friend of) :: bevriend zijn met
friendless {adj} (without friends) :: vriendloos
friendlily {adv} (friendly) SEE: friendly ::
friendliness {n} (the quality of being friendly) :: vriendelijkheid {f}
friendly {adj} (approachable, warm) :: vriendelijk, hartelijk
friendly {adj} (characteristic of friendliness) :: vriendelijk, sympathiek, aangenaam, vriendschappelijk
friendly {adj} (without hostility) :: vriendschappelijk
friendly {adj} (pertaining to friendlies in the conflict sense) :: bevriend
friendly {adv} (in a friendly manner) :: vriendelijk, vriendschappelijk
friendly {n} (someone of the same side) :: [partij/soldaat etc.] bevriende, bondgenoot {m}
friendly {n} (sports: game) SEE: exhibition game ::
friendly fire {n} (fire from allied or friendly forces) :: eigen vuur
friendly match {n} (exhibition game) SEE: exhibition game ::
friends {n} (participants in a two-way friendship) :: vrienden
friendship {n} ((uncountable) condition of being friends) :: vriendschap {f}
friend zone {n} (situation) :: vriendenzone {m}, friendzone {m}
Friesland {prop} (province of the Netherlands) :: Friesland
frigate {n} (An obsolete type of sailing warship) :: fregat {n}
frigate {n} (A 19th c. type of warship) :: fregat {n}
frigate {n} (A modern type of warship) :: fregat {n}
frighten {v} (to disturb with fear) :: bang maken, beangstigen
frightened {adj} (afraid, suffering from fear) :: lafhartig, bangelijk
frightening {adj} (scary) :: ontstellend, beangstigend, angstaanjagend
frightening {adj} (awful) :: afschuwelijk
Frimaire {prop} (the third month of the French Republican Calendar) :: frimaire {m}, rijpmaand {f}
fringe {n} (decorative border) :: franje {m} {f}
fringe {n} (peripheral part) :: rand
fringe {n} (members of a social group holding unorthodox views) :: radicalen {p}
fringe {n} (the periphery of a city) :: periferie {f}, buitenwijken {p}
fringe {n} (light or dark band formed by the diffraction of light) :: franje {m} {f}
fringe {adj} (outside the mainstream) :: marginaal
fringe {v} (to decorate with fringe) :: omzomen, met franjes versieren, van franjes voorzien
fringe {v} (to serve as a fringe) :: van franjes voorzien
Frisbee {n} (disk) :: frisbee
Frisian {prop} (the Frisian language group) :: Fries {n}
Frisian {n} (person from the Dutch province of Friesland) :: Fries {m}
Frisian {adj} (of or in the or a Frisian language) :: Fries
Frisian {adj} (of or relating to the people of Frisia) :: Fries
Frisian {adj} (of or relating to the region of Frisia) :: Fries
Frisian {adj} (of or relating to the people of the Dutch province of Friesland) :: Fries
Frisian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Dutch province of Friesland) :: Fries, Frieslands
Frisian {prop} (the West Frisian language) SEE: West Frisian ::
Frisian Islands {prop} (archipelago) :: Waddeneilanden
frisk {adj} (lively; brisk; frolicsome) :: levendig, levendige
frisk {v} (to search somebody by feeling their clothes) :: fouilleren
fritter {n} (dish made by deep-frying) :: beignet {m}
fritter {v} (to waste time) :: prutsen
fritter away {v} (to squander) :: verprutsen, verspillen
Fritz {n} (derogatory: a German person) :: mof {m} {f}
Friulian {prop} (language spoken in Friuli) :: Friulisch {n}, Friulaans {n}
frivolity {n} (frivolous act) :: frivoliteit
frivolous {adj} (silly; especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner) :: frivool, lichtzinnig, wuft, onbezonnen
frivolously {adv} (in a frivolous manner) :: frivool
frog {n} (amphibian) :: kikker {m}, kikvors {m}
frog {n} (part of a railway) :: puntstuk {n}
frog legs {n} (hind legs of frog as food) :: kikkerbilletjes
frogman {n} (diver) :: kikvorsman {m}
frogmouth {n} (bird of the family Podargidae) :: uilnachtzwaluw
frogspawn {n} (frogs' eggs) :: kikkerdril {c}
frolic {v} (behave playfully and uninhibitedly) :: plezier maken, dollen, pret maken, keten, rollebollen
from {prep} (with the source or provenance of or at) :: van, uit
from {prep} (with the origin, starting point or initial reference of or at) :: van, uit
from {prep} (with the separation, exclusion or differentiation of) :: tegen, van
from now on {adv} (from now, indefinitely) :: voortaan, van nu af aan
from pillar to post {adv} (from one place to another) :: van het kastje naar de muur, van hot naar her
from scratch {prep} (from the beginning) :: vanaf nul, helemaal opnieuw, vanaf het begin
from scratch {prep} (from raw ingredients) :: vanaf het begin
from the bottom of one's heart {prep} (in earnest, with one's full feelings) :: van harte
from time to time {adv} (occasionally) :: van tijd tot tijd
frond {n} (leaf of a fern) :: varenblad
front {n} (facing side) :: voorkant {m}, voorzijde {f} {m}
front {n} (main entrance side) :: voorkant {m}, voorzijde {f} {m}
front {n} (public face of covert organisation) :: front {n}, façade {f}
front {n} (meteorology: interface between airmasses) :: front {n}
front {n} (military: area or line of conflict) :: front {n}
front {adj} (located at or near the front) :: voor (in compound nouns as voordeur or voorpagina)
frontage road {n} (smaller road alongside a main one) :: parallelweg
frontal {adj} (of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone) :: frontaal
front crawl {n} (freestyle) SEE: freestyle ::
front desk {n} (reception) SEE: reception ::
front door {n} (main entrance) :: voordeur {f}/{m}
frontier {n} (part of a country that fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region) :: grens, landgrens
frontispiece {n} (publishing: title page) SEE: title page ::
frontispiece {n} (publishing: illustration) :: frontispice, frontispies
front page {n} (initially visible page of a publication) :: voorpagina
front vowel {n} (Any vowel sound produced in the front of the mouth) :: voorklinker
frosh {n} (frog) SEE: frog ::
frosh {n} (first year student) :: schacht {m} {f}
frosh {v} (to initiate academic freshmen) :: dopen
frost {n} (cover of minute ice crystals) :: rijp, rijm
frost {n} (cold weather that would cause frost) :: vorst
frost {v} (to get covered with frost) :: berijpen
frostbite {n} (the freezing of some part of the body) :: bevriezing {f}
frostbite {v} (to expose to the effect of frost) :: bevriezen
frosty {adj} (cold, chilly) :: vorstig
froth {n} (foam) :: schuim {n}
frothy {adj} (foamy or churned) :: schuimig, schuimend
frounce {v} (to crease, wrinkle) SEE: frown ::
frounce {v} (to curl) SEE: curl ::
frown {n} (facial expression) :: frons
frown {v} (to have a frown on one's face) :: fronsen
frozen {adj} (in the state of that which freezes) :: bevroren
Fructidor {prop} (the twelfth month of the French Republican Calendar) :: fructidor {m}, vruchtmaand {f}
fructose {n} (monosaccharide ketose sugar) :: fructose {m} {f}, vruchtensuiker {m}
frugal {adj} (economical, avoiding waste, thrifty) :: zuinig, spaarzaam
frugivore {n} (animal that eats mostly fruit) :: fructivoor {m}, vruchteneter {m}
fruit {n} (part of plant) :: [botanical term] vrucht {f}, [more common non-botanical term] fruit {n}
fruit {n} (food) :: fruit {n}, ooft {n}
fruit {n} (figuratively: positive end result or reward of labour or effort) :: vrucht {f}
fruit {n} (figuratively: child of a marriage) :: spruit {m} {f}
fruitful {adj} (favorable to the growth) :: vruchtbaar
fruitful {adj} (productive, yielding benefits) :: vruchtbaar
fruition {n} (fulfillment of something worked for) :: vervulling {f} [of a plan]
fruition {n} (enjoyment derived from a possession) :: vruchtgebruik {n}
fruition {n} (condition of bearing fruit) :: vrucht dragen
fruit juice {n} (juice of fruit) :: vruchtensap {n}
fruitlike {adj} (resembling fruit) :: fruitachtig
fruit tree {n} (a tree that bears a crop of edible fruit on a regular basis) :: fruitboom {m}
frumpy {adj} (dowdy, unfashionable) :: ouderwets, stijlloos
frustrate {v} (to disappoint or defeat) :: frustreren
frustrate {v} (to hinder) :: frustreren
frustrating {adj} (discouraging; causing annoyance or anger by excessive difficulty) :: frustrerende
frustration {n} (act of frustrating) :: frustratie {f}
frustration {n} (thing that frustrates) :: frustratie {f}
frustration {n} :: frustratie {f}
fry {v} (to cook (something) in hot fat or oil) :: bakken, braden
frying pan {n} (long-handled, shallow pan used for frying food) :: koekenpan {m} {f}
fuchsia {n} (colour) :: foksia {m}
fuck {v} (to have sexual intercourse-obscene or vulgar) :: neuken, naaien
fuck {v} (to insert an object into a specified body part) :: neuken, penetreren
fuck {v} (to put in an extremely difficult or impossible situation) :: verneuken
fuck {v} (to break or destroy) :: verpesten, naar de kloten helpen
fuck {n} (an act of sexual intercourse) :: neukpartij
fuck {n} (sexual partner) :: neukmaatje
fuck {n} (highly contemptible person) :: naaibeer
fuck {interj} (fuck!) :: kut!, kanker!, fuck!
fuckable {adj} (sexually attractive) :: neukbaar
fuck around {v} (to behave immaturely) :: aankloten
fucked up {adj} (damaged) :: verneukt
fucked-up {adj} (drunken) :: dronken, bedronken, zat [Flemish]
fucked-up {adj} (injured) :: toegetakeld
fucked-up {adj} (damaged) :: kapot, eraan, beschadigd
fucked-up {adj} (annoying) :: lastig, gek, boosaardig, fout
fuckfest {n} (an orgy, an orgiastic party) :: neukfeest {n}
fuckhead {n} (stupid person) :: fuckhoofd
fucking {adj} (as an intensifier) :: fucking, focking, fakking, kanker, kut
fuck off {v} (go to hell, disappear, screw oneself) :: flikker op, optiefen, oppleuren, ophoepelen, oprotten, opflikkeren, opdonderen, ophoeren, oplazeren, opsodemieteren, wegwezen, opsodeflikkeren
fuck off {interj} (go away!) :: optiefen, oppleuren
fuck off {interj} (expression of disagreement or disbelief) :: sodemieter op
fuck someone over {v} (to exploit somebody) :: naaien
fucktard {n} (an extraordinarily stupid person) :: klootzak {m}, kankermongool {m}
fuck up {v} (to make a mistake, to go wrong) :: (het) verknallen
fuck you {n} (fuck you) :: rot op, donder op, flikker op, krijg de kanker, krijg de tering
fudge {v} (To try to avoid giving a direct answer) :: ontwijken
Fuegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Tierra del Fuego) :: Vuurlands
Fuegian {n} (someone from Tierra del Fuego) :: Vuurlander {m}, Vuurlandse {f}
fuel {n} (substance consumed to provide energy) :: brandstof {m} {f}
fuel {v} (to provide with fuel) :: tanken
fuel cell {n} (electrochemical device) :: brandstofcel {m} {f}
fugacious {adj} (Fleeting, fading quickly, transient) :: vluchtig, vlietend
fugacity {n} (measure of the tendency of a fluid to expand or escape) :: fugaciteit
fugitive {n} (a person who is fleeing or escaping from something) :: vluchteling {m}, vluchtelinge {f}, voortvluchtige {m} {f}
fugitive {adj} (fleeing or running away) :: voortvluchtig, voortvluchtige
fugitive {adj} (transient, fleeting or ephemeral) :: voorbijgaand
fugitive {adj} (elusive or difficult to retain) :: vluchtig
fugly {adj} (extremely ugly) :: oerlelijk, spuuglelijk
fugu {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish ::
Fukushima {prop} (Fukushima, Japan) :: Fukushima
fulcrum {n} (support about which a lever pivots) :: draaipunt {n}, steunpunt {n}
fulfill {v} (to carry out) :: vervullen
full {adj} (containing the maximum possible amount) :: vol
full {adj} (complete) :: volledig
full {adj} (total, entire) :: vol, volledig
full {adj} (satisfied, in relation to eating) :: vol, verzadigd, zat
full {adj} (of a garment: ample, wide) :: ruim, wijd
full {adj} (having depth and body) :: vol
full {n} (phase of the moon) SEE: full moon ::
full-fledged {adj} (having full qualification, credentials or preparation) :: volwaardig
full-fledged {adj} :: volwaardig
full moon {n} (phase of moon when in opposition to sun) :: volle maan {m}
full stop {n} (The punctuation mark “.”) :: punt {n}
full-time {adj} (Involving a full amount of time spent on some activity) :: voltijds
full-time {adv} (Spending a full amount of time) :: voltijds
fully {adv} (in a full manner) :: volledig
fully {adv} (to a full extent) :: volledig
fume hood {n} (a ventilated compartment in which chemical procedures may be undertaken) :: zuurkast, trekkast
fun {n} (enjoyment or amusement) :: lol {m}, plezier {n}, pret {f}/{m}
fun {n} (playful, often noisy, activity) :: plezier {n}, pret
fun {adj} (enjoyable, amusing) :: plezierig, leuk, lollig, plezant (Flanders)
function {n} (what something does or is used for) :: functie {f}
function {n} (professional or official position) :: functie {f}
function {n} (relation where one thing is dependent on another) :: functie {f}
function {n} (mathematics: a relation between a set of inputs and a set of permissible outputs) :: functie {f}, functie {f}
function {n} (computing: routine that returns a result) :: functie {f}
function {n} (biology: physiological activity of an organ or body part) :: functie {f}
function {n} (chemistry: characteristic behavior of a chemical compound) :: functie {f}
function {v} (to have a function) :: fungeren, dienen
function {v} (to carry on a function) :: functioneren
functional {adj} (in good working order) :: functionerend, operationeel, werkend
functional {adj} (useful, serving a purpose) :: functioneel, doelmatig
functional {n} (a function that takes a function as its argument) :: functionaal
functionality {n} (ability) :: functionaliteit
functional requirement {n} (a condition or capability) :: functievereiste {f}
functioning {adj} (functional) SEE: functional ::
functioning {n} (manner by which something functions) :: werking {f}
fund {n} (sum or source of money) :: fonds
fund {v} (to pay for) :: financieren
fundament {n} (anus) SEE: anus ::
fundament {n} (foundation) SEE: foundation ::
fundamental {adj} (pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation) :: fundamenteel
fundamental force {n} (force between elementary particles) SEE: fundamental interaction ::
fundamental interaction {n} (basic forces that act between elementary particles) :: fundamentele natuurkracht {m}
fundamentalism {n} (religion) :: fundamentalisme {n}
funding {n} (money provided as funds) :: financiering
fundraiser {n} (event undertaken to get money) :: inzamelactie, inzamelingsactie
fundraiser {n} (individual who collects money) :: collectant
funeral {n} (ceremony to honour a deceased person) :: begrafenis {f}
funeral director {n} (undertaker) SEE: undertaker ::
funeral home {n} (mortuary) :: uitvaartcentrum {n}
funerary {adj} (relating to a funeral) :: funeraire
funereal {adj} (relating to a funeral) :: begrafenis
fungus {n} (any member of the kingdom Fungi) :: zwam {m}
funicular {n} (rail transit system) :: funiculaire, kabelbaan {f}
funk {n} (spark) SEE: spark ::
funnel {n} (utensil used to guide poured liquids) :: trechter
funnel {v} (to use a funnel) :: door een trechter gieten
funnel {v} (to proceed through a narrow gap or passageway akin to a funnel) :: door een kleiner opening voeren, kanaliseren
funnel {v} (to direct (money or resources).) :: geld doen circuleren
funnel {n} (smoke flue, chimney) SEE: chimney ::
funny {adj} (amusing; comical) :: grappig, geinig, komiek
funny {adj} (strange; unusual) :: eigenaardig, raar, zeldzaam, merkwaardig, vreemd, bizar
funny {n} (joke) :: grap, mop, grol
funny bone {n} (nerve) :: telefoonbotje {n}
fur {n} (hairy coat of a mammal, especially when fine, soft and thick) :: bont {n}, pels, vacht
fur {n} (hairy skin processed to serve as clothing) :: pels, vacht
fur {n} (pelt used to make, trim or line clothing apparel) :: bont {n}, pels
fur {n} (coating resembling fur) :: voering
fur {v} (to cover with fur) :: voeren
fur coat {n} (coat made of animal fur) :: bontjas {m}
furl {v} (to lower, roll up and secure something) :: gekruld
furlough {n} (leave of absence) :: verlof {n}
furlough {n} (period of unpaid time off used by an employer to reduce costs) :: onbetaald verlof {n}
furnace {n} (device for heating in a factory, melting metals, etc) :: oven {m}, ketel {m}
furnace {n} (device for heating a building) :: ketel {m}
furnace {n} (device for heating) SEE: oven ::
furnish {v} (to provide with furniture or other equipment) :: meubileren, bemeubelen, meubelen
furniture {n} (large movable items) :: meubel {n}, meubelstuk {n}
furrow {v} (wrinkle) SEE: wrinkle ::
furrow {n} (trench cut in the soil) :: vore, voor {f}
furrow {n} (deep wrinkle in the skin of the face) :: groef {f}
furrow {v} (to cut a groove) :: doorploegen
furrow {v} (to pull one's brows together) :: fronsen
furry {adj} (covered with fur) :: pelzig, pels-
furry {n} (animal character with human characteristics) :: furry {c}
fur seal {n} (marine mammal) :: zeebeer {m}
further {adv} :: verder
furthermore {adv} (In addition; besides; what's more; used to denote additional information) :: daarenboven, bovendien
furtive {adj} (stealthy) :: heimelijk, steels, furtief
furtive {adj} (exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy) :: heimelijk, diefachtig, steels, furtief
furuncle {n} (boil) SEE: boil ::
fury {n} (extreme anger) :: razernij {f}
fuse {n} (cord) :: lont {m} {f}
fuse {n} (device igniting charge) :: lont
fuse {n} (device preventing overloading of a circuit) :: zekering
fuse {v} (transitive: to melt together) :: versmelten
fuse {v} (intransitive: to melt together) :: samensmelten
fuse {v} (transitive: to furnish with a fuse) :: smelten
fusion {n} (act of melting something by heating it) :: smelten {n}
fusion {n} (merging of elements into a union) :: fusie
fusion {n} (nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine) :: fusie, samensmelting
fussy {adj} (particular about details) :: pietluttig
futile {adj} (incapable of producing results) :: nutteloos
futsal {n} (form of soccer) :: zaalvoetbal {n}
future {n} (the time ahead) :: toekomst {f}
future {n} (something that will happen in moments yet to come) :: toekomst {f}
future {adj} (having to do with or occurring in the future) :: toekomstig
future {n} (grammar) SEE: future tense ::
future participle {n} (part of speech) :: toekomend deelwoord {n}
future perfect {n} :: voltooid tegenwoordig toekomende tijd
future tense {n} (time form of a verb) :: toekomende tijd {m}, onvoltooid toekomstige tijd {m}
futuristic {adj} (advanced so far beyond that which is current as to appear to be from the future) :: futuristisch
fuzz {n} (cop) SEE: cop ::
fuzz {n} (police) SEE: police ::
FYI {initialism} (for your information) :: ter informatie
fyke {n} (type of fish-trap) :: fuik
fylfot {n} (swastika) SEE: swastika ::
fynbos {n} (fynbos) :: fijnbos {n}, fynbos