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pa {n} (father)  :: pa {m}
pa {n} (grandfather)  :: opa {m}
pace {n}  :: tempo {n}
pachinko {n} (game)  :: pachinko {m}
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water)  :: Grote Oceaan {m}, Stille Oceaan {m}, Stille Zuidzee {f} [archaic]
pacifier {n} (for a baby)  :: fopspeen {m}, speen {m}
pack {n} (group of dogs)  :: meute {f}
package {n} (something which is packed)  :: pak {n}
package {n} (act of packing)  :: verpakken, inpakken
package store {n} (liquor store) SEE: liquor store  ::
pack animal {n} (animal used to carry heavy items) SEE: beast of burden  ::
packer {n} (person packing things)  :: verpakker {m}, pakker {m}
packet {n} (small pack)  :: pakket {n}, pak {n}
pact {n} (an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant)  :: pact {n}
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff  ::
padding {n} (Soft filling material used in cushions etc.)  :: vulling
paddle {n} (two-handed, single-bladed oar)  :: paddel {m}, peddel {m}, pagaai {m}
paddle {n} (double-bladed oar used for kayaking)  :: (dubbelbladige) paddel {m}, peddel {m}, pagaai {m}
paddle {n} (time spent on paddling)  :: gepeddel {n}
paddle {n} (slat of a paddleboat's wheel)  :: schoep {m} {f}
paddle {n} (paddlewheel)  :: scheprad {n}, waterrad {n}
paddle {n} (blade of a waterwheel)  :: schoep {m} {f}
paddle {n} (meandering walk or dabble through shallow water)  :: pootjebaden {n}
paddle {v} (to propel something through water with a paddle, hands or similar instrument)  :: peddelen, [oars only] roeien
paddle {v} (to spank with a paddle)  :: van de roede geven/slaan
paddle {v} (to walk or dabble playfully in shallow water)  :: [feet only] pootjebaden
paddleboat {n} (pedalo) SEE: pedalo  ::
paddlefish {n} (fish of the family Polyodontidae)  :: lepelsteur {m}
paddle steamer {n} (steam-powered vessel propelled by paddle wheel(s))  :: raderboot {m} {f}, raderstoomboot {m} {f}, raderschip {n}
paddling {n} (collective noun for ducks)  :: toom {m}
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows)  :: rijstveld {n}
paddy field {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy  ::
padlock {n} (type of lock)  :: hangslot {n}
padlock {v} (to lock using a padlock)  :: met een hangslot afsluiten
paean {n} (any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph)  :: lofzang
paean {n} (enthusiastic expression of praise)  :: lofzang
paedophilophile {n} (one attracted to paedophiles)  :: pedofilofiel
pagan {adj} (relating to non-Abrahamic religions)  :: heidens
pagan {adj} (immoral, uncivilized, savage)  :: immoreel, onbeschaafd
pagan {n} (person not adhering to an Abrahamic religion)  :: heiden {m}, heidin {f}
pagan {n} (uncivilized or unsocialized person)  :: heiden {m}, barbaar {m}, wilde(man) {m}
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy  ::
page {n} (one side of a leaf of a book)  :: pagina {c}, bladzijde {c}
page {n} (record)  :: pagina {c}, blad {n}
page {n} (computing: contiguous block of memory)  :: pagina {c}, blad {n}
page {v} (mark the pages of)  :: nummeren, pagineren
page {v} (turn several pages of a publication)  :: bladeren in, doorbladeren
page {n} (serving boy)  :: page
page {n} (British: youth doing errands)  :: loopjongen {m}
page {n} (moth)  :: page, mot {c}
page {v} (attend as a page)  :: dienen
page {v} (call or summon)  :: oproepen
page {v} (contact by means of a pager)  :: oproepen, oppiepen
page {v} (call somebody using PA system)  :: oproepen
page {n} (Internet: web page) SEE: web page  ::
pageant {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
pageantry {n} (A colourful show or display)  :: praal, vertoon
pager {n} (device)  :: bieper
pagoda {n} (a tiered tower with multiple eaves)  :: pagode
pahoehoe {n} (form of lava flow)  :: gladde lava {m} {f}
pail {n} (bucket) SEE: bucket  ::
pain {n} (ache or bodily suffering)  :: pijn {m} {f}
pain {n} (suffering or anguish, especially mental)  :: pijn {m} {f}
pain {v} (to hurt; to put to bodily uneasiness or anguish)  :: kwetsen
painful {adj} (causing pain)  :: pijnlijk, smartelijk
painful {adj} (requiring labor or toil)  :: moeizaam, smartelijk
painkiller {n} (a drug that numbs the pain in the body)  :: pijnstiller {m}
paint {n} (substance)  :: verf {f}, tjet {m}
paint {v} (apply paint to)  :: verven, schilderen
paint {v} (create an image)  :: schilderen
paint {v} (practise the art of painting pictures)  :: schilderen
paintability {n} (The quality of being paintable)  :: verfbaarheid {f}
paintbrush {n} (thin brush)  :: penseel {n}
painted {adj} (painted)  :: beschilderd
painter {n} (artist)  :: schilder {m}, kunstschilder {m}
painter {n} (laborer)  :: schilder {m}, huisschilder {m}
painting {n} (an illustration or artwork using paint)  :: schilderij {n} {f}, schilderwerk {n}
painting {n} (the action of applying paint)  :: schilderen {n}, geschilder {n}
painting {n} (artistic application of paint)  :: schilderen {n}, schilderkunst
paint the town red {v} (party in a rowdy, wild manner)  :: bloemen buiten zetten
pair {n} (number of things resembling one another, or belonging together) SEE: set  ::
pair {n} (two similar or identical things)  :: paar {n}, koppel {n}, duo {n}, tweetal {n}
pair {n} (two people in relationship)  :: paar {n}, koppel {n}, stel {n}
pair {n} (couple of working animals attached to work together)  :: tweespan {n}
pair {n} (poker hand)  :: paar {n}
pair {n} (cricket score)  :: brilstand {n}
pair {v} (to group into sets of two)  :: paren, koppelen
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles)  :: passer {m}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of glasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of goggles {n} (goggles) SEE: goggles  ::
pair of scissors {n} (scissors) SEE: scissors  ::
pair of specs {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of spectacles {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pajamas {n} (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in)  :: pyjama {m}
Pakistan {prop} (country in South Asia)  :: Pakistan
palace {n} (large, lavish residence)  :: paleis {n}
Palace of Westminster {prop} (building in London housing the House of Commons and House of Lords)  :: Palace of Westminster
paladin {n} (heroic champion)  :: paladijn {m}
palaeoclimatology {n} (science)  :: paleoklimatologie {f}
Palaic {prop} (Indo-European language)  :: Palaïsch
palanquin {n} (a covered type of litter)  :: palankijn
palatable {adj} (pleasing to the taste)  :: smaakvol, lekker
palatable {adj} (tolerable, acceptable)  :: aanvaardbaar, acceptabel
palate {n} (roof of the mouth)  :: gehemelte {n}, verhemelte {n}
Palatinate {prop} (Palatinate)  :: Palts {f}
Palatine {prop} (hill of Rome)  :: Palatijn
Palau {prop} (Republic of Palau)  :: Palau
pale {adj} (light in color)  :: bleek
pale {n} (wooden stake)  :: staak {m}, paal
pale {n} (fence made of wooden stakes)  :: palissade {f}
pale {n} (limits, bounds)  :: grens {m}, limiet {m} {f}
pale {n} (bounds of morality)  :: grens {m} {f}
pale {n} (heraldry: vertical band)  :: paal
paleface {n} (a white person of European descent, in the context of American Indians)  :: bleekgezicht {n}
paleoclimatology {n} (palaeoclimatology) SEE: palaeoclimatology  ::
paleolinguistics {n} (study of the distant human past by linguistic means)  :: paleolinguïstiek {f}
Paleolithic {n} (Old Stone Age)  :: paleolithicum {m}
paleologism {n} (phrase that was coined in the past and now obsolete)  :: paleologisme {n}
paleontologist {n} (one who studies paleontology)  :: paleontoloog {m}
Palermo {prop} (province)  :: Palermo
Palermo {prop} (city)  :: Palermo
Palestine {prop} (geographic region)  :: Palestina
Palestine {prop} (West Bank and Gaza Strip collectively)  :: Palestina, [plural] Palestijnse Gebieden
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British entity)  :: Palestina
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British Mandate)  :: Palestina
Palestinian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Palestine and/or the Palestinian people)  :: Palestijns
Palestinian {n} (inhabitant of Palestine or Arab of Palestinian descent)  :: Palestijns {m}, Palestijnse
paletot {n} (A loose outer jacket, overcoat)  :: jas {m}, overjas {m}
palimpsest {n} (manuscript scraped clean for reuse)  :: palimpsest
palindrome {n} (a sequence of units that reads the same forwards as backwards)  :: palindroom {n}
palisade {n} (a wall of wooden stakes)  :: palissade {f}
pall {n} (cloth laid over coffin)  :: lijkkleed
pall {n} (heraldry)  :: gaffel
palladium {n} (chemical element)  :: palladium {n}
pallet jack {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets)  :: transpallet
pallet truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack  ::
palliate {v} (obsolete: to lessen the severity of)  :: verzachten, afzwakken, vergoeilijken
pallid {adj} (appearing weak, pale or wan)  :: bleek
pallidity {n} (state of being) SEE: pallor  ::
pallor {n} (paleness; want of color; pallidity)  :: bleekheid
palm {n} (inner, concave part of hand)  :: palm {m}, handpalm {m}
palm {n} (palm tree) SEE: palm tree  ::
palm off {v} (to sell or dispose of something with the intent to deceive)  :: opdringen, opzadelen met
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter)  :: Palmzondag {m}
palm tree {n} (tropical tree)  :: palm {m}, palmboom {m}
palpable {adj} (capable of being touched)  :: tastbaar
palpable {adj} (obvious)  :: te snijden
palpable {adj} (that can be detected by palpation)  :: palpeerbaar
paltry {adj} (trashy, trivial, of little value)  :: triviaal, pietluttig
paltry {adj} (meager; worthless; pitiful; trifling)  :: armzalig, meelijwekkend, beklagenswaardig,waardeloos
pamper {v} (to treat with excessive care, to indulge)  :: vertroetelen
pamphlet {n} (booklet) SEE: booklet  ::
Pamplona {prop} (city in Navarre of northern Spain)  :: Pamplona
pan- {prefix} (a combining form meaning "all")  :: pan-, al-
pan {n} (flat vessel used for cooking, see also: frying pan)  :: pan {f}
panache {n} (ornamental helmet plume)  :: vederbos, panache
panache {n} (flamboyant style or action)  :: zwier, panache
Panama {prop} (country)  :: Panama {n}
Panama Canal Zone {prop} (historical territory within Panama)  :: Kanaalzone, Panamakanaalzone
Panamanian {n} (person from Panama)  :: Panamees {m}
Panamanian {adj} (pertaining to Panama)  :: Panamees
pan-Arabism {n} (movement)  :: panarabisme
pancake {n} (thin batter cake)  :: pannenkoek {m}
Panchatantra {prop} (a collection of Sanskrit and Pali animal fables in verse and prose)  :: Pañcatantra
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism)  :: Panchen lama
pancreas {n} (gland near the stomach)  :: alvleesklier, buikspeekselklier, pancreas
pancreatic cancer {n} (malignant neoplasm of the pancreas)  :: alvleesklierkanker {c}
panda {n} (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)  :: panda {m}, pandabeer {m}
panda {n} (police car) SEE: police car  ::
panda bear {n} (panda) SEE: panda  ::
pandeism {n} (belief combining elements of pantheism and deism)  :: pandeïsme {m}
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease)  :: pandemie {f}
pandemonium {n} (chaos; tumultuous or lawless violence)  :: pandemonium {n}, heksenketel {m}
pandemonium {n} (an outburst; loud, riotous uproar)  :: pandemonium {n}, heksenketel {m}
pander {n} (pimp or procurer)  :: pooier {m}
pander {v} (to offer illicit sex with a third party)  :: koppelen
pander {v} (to appeal or cater to)  :: aan iets doen denken
pander {v}  :: verwijzen naar
pandiculation {n} (stretching and stiffening of the trunk and extremities as when fatigued and drowsy)  :: zich uitrekken
Pandora {prop} (Character in Greek mythology)  :: Pandora {f}
panegyric {n} (praising speech or opus)  :: lofzang {f}, lofrede {f}
panel {n} (group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc)  :: forum
panel {n}  :: paneel {n}
panentheism {n}  :: panentheïsme {n}
pang {n} (paroxysm of extreme physical pain or anguish; sudden and transitory agony;throe)  :: pijnscheut, steek
pang {n} (A sharp, sudden feeling of a mental or emotional nature, as of joy or sorrow)  :: aanval
Pangaea {prop} (supercontinent prior to Triassic)  :: Pangaea {f}, Pangea {f} (popularly written)
panhandler {n} (one who panhandles)  :: bedelaar {m}
panhandler {n} (bum)  :: landloper {m}, zwerver {m}
panic {n} (overpowering fright)  :: paniek {f}
pankration {n} (ancient Greek martial art)  :: pankration {n}
Pannonia {prop} (province of the Roman Empire)  :: Pannonië {n}
panoply {n} (splendid display of something)  :: praal
panoply {n} (collection or display of weaponry)  :: wapenrusting
panoramic {adj} (with a wide view)  :: panoramisch, panoramische
panpsychism {n} (the doctrine that all matter has a mental aspect)  :: panpsychisme
pansexuality {n} (sexual orientation)  :: pansexualiteit
pansy {n} (plant)  :: viooltje {n}, reuzenviool {m} {f}
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants  ::
pant {n} (a quick breathing)  :: gehijg
pantheism {n} (belief that the universe is divine)  :: pantheïsme {n}
pantheistic {adj} (pertaining to pantheism)  :: pantheïstisch
pantheistical {adj} (pantheistic) SEE: pantheistic  ::
panther {n} (big cat with black fur)  :: panter
panther {n} (big cat of genus Panthera)  :: panter {m}
panther cap {n} (Amanita pantherina)  :: panteramaniet
panties {n} (short underpants for women or girls)  :: slipje
pant leg {n} (either of the legs of a pair of pants)  :: broekspijp {m} {f}
pantograph {n} (mechanical drawing aid)  :: pantograaf, tekenaap {m}
pantograph {n} (rail transport: Device that collects electric current from overhead lines)  :: (tram)beugel
pantry {n} (storage room)  :: voorraadkamer {f}, bijkeuken {f}, bijkeukens {f-p}, voorraadkast {f}
pants {n} (garment covering the body from the waist downwards)  :: broek {f}
pants {n} (undergarment covering the genitals)  :: onderbroek
pants {adj} (of inferior quality)  :: brol
pants {v} (pull someone’s pants down)  :: broekaf doen, de broek aftrekken
panty {n} (panties) SEE: panties  ::
pantyhose {n} (nylon tights worn about legs)  :: panty {m}
pap {n} (soft food)  :: pap {m} {f}
pap {n} (porridge) SEE: porridge  ::
papa {n} (Father (familiar, conversational)) SEE: dad  ::
papal {adj} (related to the pope or papacy)  :: pauselijk
paparazzi {n} (paparazzo) SEE: paparazzo  ::
paparazzo {n} (freelance photographer of celebrities)  :: paparazzo {m}, nieuwsfotograaf {m}
papaya {n} (tree)  :: papajaboom
papaya {n} (fruit)  :: papaja
paper {n} (sheet material)  :: papier {n}
paper {n} (written document shorter than a book)  :: document {n}, werk {n}, eindwerk {n}
paper {n} (academic paper)  :: artikel {n}
paper {adj} (made of paper)  :: papieren
paper {v} (to apply paper to)  :: behangen
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper  ::
paper {n} (wallpaper) SEE: wallpaper  ::
paper {n} (wrapping paper) SEE: wrapping paper  ::
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document  ::
paper aeroplane {n} (toy aeroplane made by folding up a sheet of paper)  :: papiervliegtuig {n}
paper airplane {n} (paper aeroplane) SEE: paper aeroplane  ::
paper towel {n} (sheet of absorbent paper)  :: keukenrol
paperweight {n} (small, decorative, somewhat weighty object)  :: presse-papier
Papiamento {prop} (creole language) SEE: Papiamentu  ::
Papiamentu {prop} (language)  :: Papiaments {n}
papier-mâché {n} (paper mixed with glue to create a sculptural object)  :: papier-maché {n}
paprika {n} (spice)  :: paprika {f}
Pap smear {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: uitstrijkje {n}
Pap test {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: uitstrijkje {n}
Papua New Guinea {prop} (country in Oceania)  :: Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea
Papua New Guinean {n} (citizen of Papua New Guinea or of Papua New Guinean descent)  :: Papoea {m}, Papoease {f}
Papua New Guinean {adj} (pertaining to Papua New Guinea)  :: Papoeaas
parable {n} (short story illustrating a lesson)  :: parabel {m}
parabola {n} (a conic section)  :: parabool
paracetamol {n} (acetaminophen) SEE: acetaminophen  ::
parachute {n} (a device designed to control the fall of an object)  :: parachute {m}, valscherm {n}
parachutist {n} (parachute user)  :: parachutist {m}, parachutiste {f}
paraclete {n} (advocate)  :: parakleet
paraconsistent {adj} (tolerant towards inconsistencies)  :: paraconsistent
parade {n} (organized procession)  :: parade {f}, optocht {m}, [military] defilé {n}
paradigm {n} (example serving as a model or pattern)  :: paradigma {n}
paradigm {n} (linguistics: all forms which contain a common element)  :: paradigma {n}
paradigm {n} (way of viewing reality)  :: paradigma {n}, denkkader {n}
paradigm {n} (conceptual framework)  :: paradigma {n}, denkkader {n}
paradigm {n} (prejudice)  :: vooroordeel {n}
paradigm shift {n} (change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new one, necessitated by scientific discoveries)  :: paradigmawissel {m}, paradigmawisseling {f}
paradise {n} (heaven)  :: paradijs {n}, hemel {m} [heaven, sky]
paradise {n}  :: paradijs {n}
Paradise {prop} (Heaven)  :: Paradijs {n}
paradox {n} (apparent contradiction which is nonetheless true )  :: paradox {m}
paradox {n} (in logic: a self-contradictory statement )  :: paradox {m}, tegenspraak {f}
paradoxical {adj} (having self-contradicting properties)  :: paradoxaal
paraffin {n} (kerosene) SEE: kerosene  ::
paraffin {n} (alkane hydrocarbon)  :: paraffine
paragliding {n} (the sport of gliding with a paraglider)  :: parapente
paragon {n} (model or pattern)  :: toonbeeld
paragon {n} (20-point type)  :: paragon
paragraph {n} (passage in text)  :: alinea {f}
Paraguay {prop} (country in South America)  :: Paraguay
parakeet {n} (various species of small parrots)  :: parkiet
paralegal {n} (one who assists a lawyer)  :: juridisch medewerker {m}
parallel {adj} (equally distant from one another at all points)  :: evenwijdig, parallel
parallel {adj} (having the same overall direction)  :: evenwijdig met/aan, parallel met
parallel {n} (one of a set of parallel lines)  :: evenwijdige {f}
parallel {n} (line of latitude)  :: breedtegraad {m}
parallelepiped {n} (solid figure)  :: parallellepipedum
parallelogram {n} (convex quadrilateral in which each pair of opposite edges are parallel and of equal length)  :: parallellogram {m}
paralysis {n} (loss of muscle control)  :: verlamming {f}
paralyzed {v} (paralyzed.)  :: verlamd
paramagnetic {adj} (exhibiting paramagnetism)  :: paramagnetisch
paramagnetism {n} (tendency of dipoles)  :: paramagnetisme
Paramaribo {prop} (capital of Suriname)  :: Paramaribo
paramecium {n} (organism)  :: pantoffeldiertje {n}
parament {n} (liturgical cloth)  :: parament {n}
paranoid schizophrenia {n} (form of schizophrenia accompanied by delusions)  :: paranoïde schizofrenie {f}
paraphernalia {n} (miscellaneous items)  :: onderdelen, spulletjes
paraphimosis {n} (foreskin trapped behind the glans)  :: parafimose {f}, Spaanse kraag {m}
paraphyletic {adj} (Excluding some descendants of the most recent common ancestor)  :: parafyletisch
paraplegia {n} (paralysed condition)  :: dwarslaesie
parapsychology {n} (study of that which cannot yet be explained)  :: parapsychologie {f}
parasite {n} (useless person who always relies on other people's work and gives nothing back)  :: parasiet {m} {f}, profiteur {m}
parasite {n} ((generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing resources from another living organism)  :: parasiet {m} {f}
parasitic {adj} (pertaining to a biological or symbolic parasite)  :: parasitair, parasitisch
parasitic {adj} (drawing upon another organism for sustenance)  :: parasitair, parasitisch
parasitic {adj} (exploit)  :: parasitair, parasitisch
parasitical {adj} (parasitic) SEE: parasitic  ::
parasitise {v} (parasitize) SEE: parasitize  ::
parasitize {v} (live off a host)  :: parasiteren
parcel {n} (package wrapped for shipment)  :: pakket {n}
parched {adj} (dry)  :: droog
parched {adj} (thirsty)  :: dorstig
parchment {n} (material)  :: perkament {n}
parchment {n} (document)  :: perkament {n}
parchment {n} (diploma (only specific material-related terms, not mere synonyms of diploma))  :: bul, ezelsvel {n}
parchment {n} (imitating paper)  :: perkamentpapier {n}
parchment {n} (creamy or tanned color)  :: perkamentkleur
pardon {v} (to grant an official pardon)  :: gratiëren
pardon me {phrase} (sorry, as an apology)  :: pardon
pare {v} (To remove the outer covering or skin of something with a knife)  :: pellen, schillen, snoeien, (af)knippen
pare {v} (To reduce or trim something (as if) by cutting off)  :: pellen, schillen, beknibbelen, besnoeien
pareidolia {n} (tendency to interpret vague stimuli as something familiar)  :: pareidolie {f}
pareidolic {adj} (pertaining to pareidolia)  :: pareïdolisch
parent {n} (person from whom one is descended)  :: ouder {m}
parent {n} (person who acts as a parent in rearing a child)  :: ouder {m}
parent {n} (biology: organism from which a plant or animal is biologically descended)  :: ouder {m}
parent {n} (source or origin of something)  :: bron {c}, ouder {m}
parent {n} (computing: object from which a child or derived object is descended)  :: ouder {m}
parent {n} (parent company) SEE: parent company  ::
parental {adj} (relating to parent)  :: ouderlijk
parental leave {n} (leave of absence for a parent to take care of a baby)  :: ouderschapsverlof
parent company {n} (a company that owns or controls another company)  :: moederbedrijf {n}, moedermaatschappij {f}
parenteral {adj} (Intravenously or by injection)  :: parenteraal
parenthesis {n} (a clause, phrase or word inserted into a passage which is already grammatically complete)  :: parenthese
parenthesis {n} (either of a pair of brackets ( ))  :: haakje {n}
parenthesis {n} (both round brackets)  :: haakjes {p}
parenthesis {n} ((mathematics, logic) brackets used to clarify expressions by grouping terms affected by a common operator)  :: haakje (plural haakjes)
parenthesize {v} (place in parentheses)  :: tussen haakjes zetten
parenthood {n} (state of being parent)  :: ouderschap {n}
parents {n} (one's parents)  :: ouders {m-p}
parhelion {n} (bright spot in the sky due to refraction of the sun by ice crystals) SEE: sun dog  ::
paries {n} (wall of any cavity in the body)  :: wand {m}
paring knife {n} (A thin-bladed knife for paring fruit)  :: schilmesje
Paris {prop} (capital of France)  :: Parijs {n}
Paris {prop} (Trojan prince)  :: Parijs
parish {n} (part of a diocese)  :: parochie
parish {n} (members of the parish)  :: parochianen
parish church {n} (religious centre of a parish)  :: parochiekerk {f}
Parisian {n} (someone from Paris)  :: Parijzenaar {m}, Parijse {f}, Parisienne {f}
Parisian {adj} (of Paris)  :: Parijs
parity {n} (equality, comparability)  :: pariteit {f}
parity {n} (math: set whose elements all belong to one of exactly two disjoint subsets)  :: pariteit {f}
parity {n} (physics: symmetry of interaction)  :: pariteit {f}
parity {n} (the number of times a sow has farrowed)  :: pariteit {f}
parity bit {n} (A bit used to indicate parity)  :: pariteitsbit
park {n} (ground for recreation)  :: park {n}
park {v} (bring to a halt)  :: parkeren
parking {n} (space)  :: parkeergelegenheid {f}
parking garage {n} (building)  :: parkeergarage {f}
parking lot {n} (open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use)  :: parkeerplaats, parkeerterrein {n}
Parkinson's disease {n} (Parkinson's disease)  :: de ziekte van Parkinson
parkour {n} (athletic discipline)  :: parkour
parliament {n} (institution with elected or appointed members)  :: parlement {n}
parmesan {n} (hard, full-fat Italian cheese from Parma)  :: parmezaan {m}, parmezaankaas {m}
Parmesan {n} (parmesan) SEE: parmesan  ::
parochial {adj} (pertaining to a parish)  :: parochiaal, parochie-
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb  ::
paronym {n} (word that sounds like another word)  :: paroniem {n}
parquet {n} (the part of a theatre between the orchestra and the parquet circle) SEE: stall  ::
parrot {n} (kind of bird)  :: papegaai {m}
parrot {n} (person who repeats what was said)  :: papegaai {m}, naprater {m}, na-aper {m}
parrot {v} (to repeat exactly without showing understanding)  :: nazeggen, napraten, papegaaien
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
parry {n} (a defensive or deflective action; an act of parrying)  :: afweren, ontwijken
parry {v} (avoid, deflect, or ward off)  :: afweren
parse {v} (linguistics: to resolve into elements)  :: analyseren, ontleden
parse {v} (computing: to split data into pieces)  :: ontleden, parsen
parse {n} (act of parsing)  :: ontleding {f}, analyse {f}
parse {n} (result of parsing)  :: ontleding {f}, analyse {f}, parse {m}
parsec {n} (parallax second)  :: parsec
parsimonious {adj} (Exhibiting parsimony)  :: zuinig, gierig
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily)  :: vrekkigheid {f}, zuinigheid {f}
parsimony {n} (principle of using the least resources or explanations to solve a problem)  :: zuinigheid {f}
parsley {n} (herb)  :: peterselie
parsnip {n} (the plant Pastinaca sativa)  :: pastinaak {f}
parsnip {n} (the edible root of Pastinaca sativa)  :: pastinaak {f}
parsonage {n} (house provided by the church)  :: pastorie
part {n} (fraction of a whole )  :: deel {n}
part {adj} (partial) SEE: partial  ::
part {adv} (partially) SEE: partially  ::
partake {v} (to take part in an activity)  :: deelnemen, participeren
partake {v} (to share food)  :: mee-eten
part and parcel {n} (essential piece)  :: integrerend deel
part company {v} (To end a relationship)  :: scheiden,
part company {v} (To separate; go their own way )  :: uit elkaar gaanieder zijn eigen weg gaan
Parthia {prop} ((historical) region)  :: Parthen
Parthia {prop} (empire of the Parthians)  :: Parthië {n}
partial {adj} (existing in part)  :: partieel, gedeeltelijk
partial {adj} (biased)  :: partijdig
partiality {n} (preference)  :: partijdigheid
partially {adv} (to a partial degree)  :: gedeeltelijk, deels
participant {n} (one who participates)  :: deelnemer {m}
participate {v} (to join in, to take part, to involve oneself)  :: meedoen, deelnemen, participeren
participation {n} (act of participating)  :: deelname {f}, deelneming {f}
participatory {adj} (open to participation)  :: participatief, deelnemend, deelname-, medewerkings-
participatory democracy {n} (Political system)  :: participatieve democratie {f}
participial {n} (participle) SEE: participle  ::
participle {n} (verb form)  :: deelwoord {n}
particle {n} (body with very small size)  :: deeltje {n}, partikel {n}
particle {n} (word)  :: partikel {n}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle)  :: deeltje {n}
particle accelerator {n} (a device that accelerates electrically charged particles to extremely high speeds)  :: deeltjesversneller {m}
particle board {n} (structural material manufactured from wood particles)  :: spaanderplaat {f}, spaanplaat {f}
particle physics {n} (particle physics)  :: deeltjesfysica
particular {adj}  :: specifiek , bepaald , nauwkeurig , nauwgezet , precies
particulars {n}  :: bijzonderheden
parting {n} (farewell)  :: adieu,afscheid
parting {n} (line dividing hair)  :: haarscheiding,scheidingslijn
partisan {n} (adherent to a party)  :: aanhanger {m}
partisan {n} (member of a body of detached light troops) SEE: guerrilla  ::
partition {n} (action which divides a thing into parts, or separates one thing from another)  :: opdeling, partitie, splitsing, verdeling
partition {n} (part of something that had been divided)  :: aandeel {n}, deel {n}, part {n}
partition {n} (division of a territory)  :: opdeling, partitie, splitsing
partition {v} (divide something into parts)  :: opdelen, splitsen, verdelen
partition {v} (divide into two or more territories)  :: dismemberen, opdelen, splitsen, verdelen
partitive {n} (partitive case)  :: partitief {m}
partitive case {n} (case used to indicate that an object is affected only partially by the verb) SEE: partitive  ::
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score  ::
partly {adv} (in part)  :: deels, gedeeltelijk
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner)  :: maatschap, partnerschap
partnership {n} (association of two or more people to conduct a business)  :: vennootschap
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs)  :: woordsoort {f}
partook {v} (simple past of partake)  :: nam deel, namen deel
partridge {n} (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris)  :: patrijs {f}
partridgeberry {n} (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry  ::
part-time {adj} (involving less than the normal time)  :: deeltijds, parttime
party {n} (group of people forming one side in a given dispute, contest etc.)  :: partij {f}
party {n} (social gathering)  :: feest {n}, party {f} {m}, viering {f}
party {v} (to celebrate at a party)  :: feesten, vieren
party {n} (political group) SEE: political party  ::
party animal {n} (person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties)  :: feestbeest {n}, fuifnummer {n}
party leader {n} (person who leads a political party)  :: partijleider {m}
party line {n} (official policy)  :: partijlijn {f}
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value  ::
parvenu {n} (a person who has risen, climbed up, or has been promoted to a higher social class)  :: parvenu
Paschal Lamb {n} (heraldry: a lamb depicted with nimbus and bearing a flag)  :: paaschlam
pasha {n} (title)  :: pasja {m}
Pashto {prop} (official language of Afghanistan)  :: Pasjtoe {n}
Pashtun {prop} (Pashto) SEE: Pashto  ::
pass {v} (change from one state to another)  :: overgaan
pass {v} (die)  :: doodgaan
pass {v} (happen)  :: gebeuren
pass {v} (elapse)  :: voorbijgaan
pass {v} (go through any inspection or test successfully)  :: slagen
pass {v} (to continue)  :: doorgaan
pass {v} (go by, over, etc)  :: voorbijgaan
pass {v} (go successfully through)  :: Slagen
pass {v}  :: aanreiken
pass {n} (opening, road, or track, available for passing)  :: passage {f}
pass {n} (password) SEE: password  ::
passage {n} (section of text or music)  :: passage {f}
passage {n} (passageway)  :: passage {f}
passageway {n} (covered walkway)  :: gang {m}
passageway {n} (any way for passing in, out or through something)  :: doorgang {m}
pass down {v} (to hand over)  :: doorgeven
passenger {n} (one who rides or travels in a vehicle)  :: passagier {m} {f}
passenger pigeon {n} (an extinct bird of the species Ectopistes migratorius)  :: trekduif
passenger train {n} (type of train)  :: passagierstrein, reizigerstrein
passer-by {n} (a person who is passing by)  :: voorbijganger, passant
pass gas {v} (break wind) SEE: break wind  ::
passim {adv} (throughout; frequently)  :: passim
passim {adv} (here and there)  :: passim
passing {adj} (that passes away; ephemeral)  :: voorbijgaand, verstrijkend
passion {n} (any great emotion)  :: passie {f}, hartstocht {m}
passion {n} (fervor, determination)  :: passie {f}, hartstocht {m}
passion {n} (object of passionate love or strong interest)  :: passie {f}, hartstocht {m}
passion {n} (suffering of Jesus)  :: passie {f}
passion {n} (commemoration of the suffering of Jesus)  :: passie {f}
passion fruit {n} (edible fruit)  :: passievrucht {m} {f}
passive {n} (passive voice) SEE: passive voice  ::
passive {adj} (not active, but acted upon)  :: passief
passive {adj} (taking no action)  :: passief
passive {adj} (grammar: being in the passive voice)  :: lijdend, lijdelijk, passief
passive {adj} (psychology: being inactive and receptive in a relationship)  :: passief
passive {adj} (finance: not bearing interest)  :: passief
passive {n} (form of verb)  :: passief {c}
passively {adv}  :: passief
passive voice {n} (grammatical term)  :: lijdende vorm {m}
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die  ::
pass on {v} (to convey or communicate)  :: doorgeven, doorvertellen
passport {n} (official document)  :: paspoort {n}
password {n} (word used to gain admittance)  :: wachtwoord {n}
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user)  :: wachtwoord {n}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago  ::
past {n} (period of time that has already happened)  :: verleden {n}, voorbije {n}, vervlogene {n}
past {n} ((grammar) past tense)  :: verleden tijd {m}
past {adj} (having already happened; in the past)  :: voorbij, voorbije, afgelopen
past {adj} (of a period of time: having just gone by)  :: voorbij, voorbije
past {adj} (grammar: expressing action that has already happened)  :: voorbij, voorbije, verleden
past {adv} (in a direction that passes)  :: voorbij
past {prep} (beyond in place)  :: voorbij, verder
pasta {n} (dough)  :: deegwaren {f-p}
paste {v} (to cause to stick, adhere)  :: plakken
paste {v} (to insert a piece of text)  :: plakken
pastiche {n} (work that imitates the work of a previous artist)  :: pastiche {m}
pastiche {n} (incongruous mixture; a hodgepodge)  :: mengelmoes
pastime {n} (that which amuses)  :: tijdverdrijf, hobby {m}, tijdverdrijf {n}, ontspanning {f}
past imperfect tense {n} (grammatical tense)  :: onvoltooid verleden tijd (O.V.T.)
pastor {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd  ::
pastor {n} (a minister or priest)  :: pastoor
pastor {n}  :: pastoor {m}, dominee {m}
past participle {n} (past participle)  :: voltooid deelwoord {n}, verleden deelwoord {n}
past perfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense  ::
pastry {n} (food group)  :: gebak {n}, banket {n}
pastry bag {n} (bag used to pipe cakes with icing)  :: spuitzak {m}
past tense {n} (form of language)  :: verleden tijd
pasture {v} (graze) SEE: graze  ::
pasture {n} (land on which cattle can be kept for feeding)  :: weiland, weide {m} {f}
pasty {adj} (like paste, sticky)  :: pasteus
Patagonia {prop} (geographical region)  :: Patagonië
Patagonian {adj} (of or pertaining to Patagonia)  :: Patagonisch
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit  ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool  ::
patella {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap  ::
patellar {adj} (near or relating to the patella or kneecap)  :: patellair
patellar reflex {n} (a reflex extension of the lower leg)  :: kniepeesreflex {m}
paten {n} (plate for the host during Eucharist)  :: pateen
patent {n} (declaration issued by a government to an inventor)  :: patent {n}, octrooi {n}
paternal {adj} (of or pertaining to one's father)  :: vaderlijk
paternal {adj} (fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father)  :: vaderlijk
paternal {adj} (received or inherited from one's father)  :: van vaderskant
paternal {adj} (acting as a father)  :: vaderlijk
paternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's father)  :: tante {f}
paternal grandfather {n} (one's father's father)  :: grootvader van vaderszijde {m}
paternal grandmother {n} (one's father's mother)  :: grootmoeder (van vaderszijde) {f}, oma {f}, bomma {f} [Flemish], bonbonneke {n} [Flemish]
paternal uncle {n} (brother of one's father)  :: oom {m}, [Flemish] nonkel {m}
paternity {n} (fatherhood) SEE: fatherhood  ::
paternity leave {n} (a leave of absence from a job for a father to care of a baby)  :: vaderschapsverlof
paternoster {n} (a rosary) SEE: rosary  ::
paternoster {n} (Lord's prayer)  :: Onzevader {n}
path {n} (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians)  :: pad {n}
path {n} (a course taken)  :: weg {m}
path {n} (computing: a specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure)  :: pad {n}
path {n} (graph theory: a sequence of vertices from one vertex to another)  :: pad {n}
path {n} (topology: a continuous map)  :: pad {n}
pathetic {adj} (arousing pity, sympathy, or compassion)  :: meelijwekkend, zielig, deerniswekkend
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt)  :: sneu, zielig
pathologist {n} (expert in pathology)  :: patholoog {m}, patholoog-anatoom {m}
pathology {n} (the branch of medicine)  :: pathologie {f}
pathology {n} (an abnormality)  :: pathologie {f}
patience {n} (quality of being patient)  :: geduld {n}
patience is a virtue {proverb} (it is better to be patient than impatient)  :: Geduld is een schone zaak
patient {adj} (not losing one's temper while waiting)  :: geduldig
patient {n} (someone who receives treatment from a doctor)  :: patiënt {m}, patiënte {f}
patina {n} (receptacle)  :: pateen
patina {n} (color or incrustation which age and wear give to objects)  :: patina
patine {v} (coat an object with a patina)  :: patineren
patois {n} (regional dialect of a language)  :: streektaal {c}
patriarch {n} (male leader)  :: patriarch, aartsvader {m}
patriarchal {adj} (relating to patriarchy)  :: patriarchaal, aartsvaderlijk
patriarchy {n}  :: patriarchaat {n}
patrician {n} (member of Roman aristocracy)  :: patriciër {m}
patrician {n} (nobleman)  :: patriciër {m}
patrimony {n} (inheritance from one's ancestor)  :: patrimonium {n}
patriot {n} (person who loves, supports and defends their country)  :: patriot {m}
patriotism {n} (love of one's own country)  :: patriottisme {n}
patrol {n} (going of the rounds)  :: patrouille
patrol {n}  :: patrouille {f}
patrol car {n} (police car)  :: patrouillewagen {m}
patron {n}  :: bouwheer {m} , eigenaar {m} , bevorderaar {m}
patronage {n} (the act of providing approval and support)  :: patronaat {n}
patronise {v} (frequent a business)  :: kleineren
patronising {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patronize {v} (to assume a tone of unjustified superiority)  :: denigreren, betuttelen {n}
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patron saint {n} (saint from whom a specific group claims special protection or prayer)  :: beschermheilige {c}
patter {n} (sound of feet)  :: getrippel
pattern {n} (that from which a copy is made)  :: sjabloon {m} {f}
pattern {n} (motif or decoration)  :: patroon {n}
paucity {n} (fewness in number; a small number)  :: gering aantal {n}
paucity {n} (smallness in size or amount)  :: geringheid
Paul {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Paulus
Paul {prop} (male given name)  :: Paul, Pol
paunch {n} (first stomach of ruminant; rumen)  :: pens
paunch {n} (large, protruding belly)  :: pens {m}, buik
pauper {n}  :: pauper
pause {v} (to interrupt something)  :: pauzeren
pause {n} (temporary stop or rest)  :: pauze {c}
pavement {n} (footpath)  :: stoep, trottoir {n}
pavement {n} (surface of road)  :: wegdek {n}
pavilion {n} (ornate tent)  :: paviljoen {m}
pavilion {n} (light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place)  :: paviljoen {m}
pavilion {n} (structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc)  :: paviljoen {n}
pavilion {n} (cartiliginous part of the outer ear) SEE: pinna  ::
paw {n} (soft foot of an animal)  :: poot {m}
paw {v} (to touch someone (with the hands) in a sexual way)  :: betasten
pawl {n} (pawl)  :: pal
pawn {n} (chess piece)  :: pion {m}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated)  :: pion {m}, kleine man {m}
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something)  :: verpanding {f}
pawn {n} (item sold to a pawn shop)  :: pand {n}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop)  :: pandjes, pandjeshuis {n}
pawn {v} (give as security for loan)  :: verpanden
pawnbroker {n} (person who makes monetary loans at interest, taking personal property as security)  :: pandjesbaas {m}, lommerd {m}
pawnshop {n} (business premises of a pawnbroker)  :: pandjeshuis {n}; lommerd
pay {v} (to give money in exchange for goods or services)  :: betalen
pay {v} (to be profitable)  :: lonen, opbrengen
pay {v}  :: betalen
pay attention {v} (to be attentive)  :: opletten
pay grade {n} (level indicating a base salary)  :: loonschaal {m} {f}, barema {n}
payment {n} (the act of paying)  :: betaling {f}
payment {n} (a sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services)  :: uitbetaling {f}, betaling {f}
pay off {v} (to pay back; to repay)  :: aflossen
pay-off {n} (a reward)  :: beloning {f}
payroll {n} (list of employees who receive salary or wages, together with the amounts due to each)  :: loonlijst
paysheet {n} (document) SEE: payroll  ::
payslip {n} (document of employee's wage or salary)  :: loonstrookje {n}
pay the bills {v} (provide enough income)  :: rekeningen betalen
paywall {n} (a feature of a website that only allows access to paying subscribers)  :: betaalmuur {m}
pea {n} (plant)  :: erwt {f}
pea {n} (edible seed)  :: erwt {f}
peace {n} (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence)  :: rust {f},vrede {f}
peace {n} (state of mind)  :: rust {f}, vrede met zichzelf {f}
peace {n} (state of being free from war)  :: vrede {f}, peis {f} [archaic]
peaceable {adj} (in favour of peace)  :: vredelievend
peaceable {adj} (characterized by peace)  :: vredig
peaceful {adj} (not at war or disturbed by strife or turmoil)  :: vredevol, vredig, vreedzaam
peaceful {adj} (inclined to peace; peaceable)  :: vredig, vreedzaam
peaceful {adj} (motionless and calm; placid)  :: vredig
peace of mind {n} (absence of mental stress)  :: zielenrust {c}, gemoedsrust {f}
peacetime {n} (period of peace)  :: vredestijd {m}
peace treaty {n} (an agreement to end fighting or conflict)  :: vrede {m} {f}, vredesverdrag {n}
peach {n} (tree)  :: perzikboom {m}
peach {n} (fruit)  :: perzik {m}
peach blossom {n} (flower)  :: perzikbloesem {m}, perzik bloesem {m}
peach blossom {n} (moth)  :: braamvlinder {m}
peachtree {n} (peach) SEE: peach  ::
peacock {n} (pheasant of one of the genera Pavo and Afropavo)  :: pauw {m}
peafowl {n} (a pheasant of the genus Pavo or Afropavo)  :: pauw
peak {n} (mountain top)  :: piek
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour  ::
peaky {adj} (sickly)  :: ziekelijk
peanut {n} (a legume resembling a nut)  :: aardnoot {f}, pinda {m}, apennoot {f}, arachidenoot {f}, grondnoot {f}, olienoot {f}
peanut butter {n} (a spread made from ground peanuts)  :: pindakaas
pear {n} (fruit)  :: peer {f}
pear {n} (tree)  :: perenboom {m}
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl  ::
pearl {n} (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)  :: parel {c}
pearl {n} (5-point type)  :: parel, parisienne
pearl {n} (fringe or border) SEE: fringe  ::
pearl {n} (brill) SEE: brill  ::
pearl barley {n} (barley with the husk and bran removed)  :: gort {m}
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher  ::
Pearl Harbor {prop} (a harbor on Hawaii)  :: Pearl Harbor
pearl necklace {n} (necklace made of pearls)  :: parelketting {m} {f}, parelsnoer {n}
pearl of wisdom {n} (succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept)  :: parel van wijsheid {f}
pearly antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: parelmierklauwier
pear-shaped {adj} (shaped like a pear)  :: peervormig
pear tree {n} (a tree of the genus Pyrus)  :: perenboom
peasant {n} (member of the agriculture low class)  :: boer {m}, landarbeider {m}, landbouwer {m}, landman {m}
peasant {n} (country person)  :: boer {m}, plattelander {m}, landman {m}
peasant {n} (uncouth, crude, or ill-bred person)  :: boer {m}, boerenpummel {m}
peasantry {n} (impoverished rural farm workers)  :: boerenstand {m}
peat {n} (soil)  :: turf {m}, veen {n}
pebble {n} (stone)  :: kiezel
peccadillo {n} (small sin or flaw)  :: pekelzonde {f}
peccary {n} (a family of mammals related to pigs and hippos)  :: pekari
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick  ::
pecker {n} (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage  ::
pecker {n} (someone who or something that pecks)  :: pikker
peckerwood {n} (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
pecking order {n} (The usually informal hierarchy of authority or command, often partial or approximate)  :: pikorde {f}
pectoral fin {n} (fin located on each side of a fish)  :: borstvin {f}
peculiar {adj} (out of the ordinary)  :: ongewoon, ongebruikelijk, merkwaardig
peculiar {adj} (common or usual for a particular place or circumstance)  :: karakteristiek
ped {n} (pedestrian) SEE: pedestrian  ::
pedagogic {adj} (pedagogical) SEE: pedagogical  ::
pedagogical {adj} (of, or relating to pedagogy)  :: pedagogisch
pedagogue {n} (a teacher)  :: pedagoog {m}
pedagogy {n} (profession of teaching)  :: pedagogiek, opvoedkunde {f}
pedal {n} (lever operated by one's foot)  :: pedaal {m} {n}
pedalo {n} (small boat propelled by pedals)  :: waterfiets {f} {m}, trapboot {f} {m}
pedant {n} (person overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning)  :: wijsneus {m} {f}, weetal {m} {f}
pedantry {n} (overly ambitious display of learning)  :: pedanterie
peddle {v} (to sell things, especially door to door)  :: leuren, aan de deur verkopen
peddle {v} (to sell illegal narcotics)  :: dealen
peddle {v} (to spread or cause to spread)  :: rondbazuinenen, ingang doen vinden
peddler {n} (itinerant seller of small goods)  :: marskramer {m}, venter {m}
pederast {n} (practitioner of pederasty)  :: pederast {m}
pederastic {adj} (relating or pertaining to pederasty)  :: pederastisch
pederasty {n} (pederasty)  :: knapenliefde {f}, knapenschennis {f}
pederasty {n} (archaic: homosexual anal sex) SEE: sodomy  ::
pedestal {n} (the base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like)  :: voetstuk {n}
pedestrian {adj} (ordinary)  :: gewoontjes
pedestrian {n} (somebody walking rather than using a vehicle)  :: voetganger {m}
pedestrian crossing {n} (place for pedestrians to cross a street)  :: zebrapad {n}
pediatrician {n} (physician who specialises in pediatrics)  :: kinderarts
pedigree {n} (chart of ancestors)  :: stamboom
pediment {n} (architectural element)  :: fronton
pedology {n} (soil science)  :: pedologie {f}
pedology {n} (study of children's behaviour)  :: pedologie {f}
pedometer {n} (device)  :: stappenteller {m}
pedophile {n} (an adult who is sexually attracted to children)  :: pedofiel {m}
pedophilia {n} (sexual feeling or desire by adults towards children)  :: pedofilie, knapenliefde
pedophilic {adj} (of, relating to, or pertaining to pedophilia)  :: pedofiel
pee {n} (urine)  :: pis, plas
pee {v} (to urinate)  :: plassen, urineren
pee {v} (to pass urine from the body) SEE: urinate  ::
pee {n} (liquid excrement) SEE: urine  ::
peek {v} (To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep)  :: gluren
peekaboo {n} (game for small children)  :: kiekeboe
peel {v} (to remove skin)  :: schillen
peel {v} (to remove the outer layer)  :: schillen
peel {n} (skin of a fruit)  :: schil {f}
peel {n} (spadelike implement for removing loaves from an oven)  :: zwaalde {f}, ovenpaal {m}
peeler {n} (kitchen utensil)  :: schilmesje {n}
peeling {n} (act of removing the outer surface in strips)  :: schillen {n}
peep {n} (quiet sound, particularly one from a baby bird)  :: gepiep
peep {n} (feeble utterance or complaint)  :: piep
peep {v} (to look)  :: piepen
pee-pee {n} (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee  ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: genitalia) SEE: wee-wee  ::
peer {v} (to look with difficulty or as if searching)  :: turen
peer {n} (someone or something of equal level)  :: gelijke {m} {f}
peer {n} (noble)  :: edelman {m}, edele {m}
peer pressure {n} (encouragement by one's peers)  :: groepsdruk {m}
peeve {n} (annoyance or grievance)  :: ergernis {f}, irritatie {f}
peeve {v} (annoy; vex)  :: ergeren
peevish {adj} (constantly complaining)  :: zeurderig
pegasus {n} (winged horse)  :: pegasus
pejorative {adj} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory)  :: kleinerend denigrerend
pejorative {n} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory word or expression)  :: pejoratief
pekan {n} (fisher) SEE: fisher  ::
Pekin duck {n} (breed of domestic duck)  :: pekingeend {f}, pekineend {f}, witte parkeend {f}, witte soepeend {f}
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing  ::
Peking duck {n} (dish consisting of duck and pancake)  :: pekingeend {f}
Peking willow {n} (Salix babylonica) SEE: weeping willow  ::
Pelasgian {n} (inhabitant of pre-Hellenic and proto-hellenic Greece)  :: Pelasgiër
Pelasgian {adj} (pertaining to the Pelasgians)  :: Pelasgisch
Peleus {prop} (surname)  :: Peleus
pelican {n} (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae)  :: pelikaan
pellagra {n} (disease)  :: pellagra
pellet {n} (A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter)  :: balletje, propje
pellet {n} (A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns)  :: kogeltje, hagelkorrel
pellet {n} (Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls)  :: uilebal
pell-mell {adj} (uncontrolled)  :: haastig, ongecontroleerd, chaotisch
pell-mell {adv} (in haste)  :: haastig, ongecontroleerd, chaotisch
pellucid {adj} (transparent)  :: doorschijnend
Peloponnese {prop} (region of Greece)  :: Peloponnesos
peloton {n} (main group of riders in a cycling race)  :: peloton {n}
pelt {n} (skin of a beast with the hair on)  :: huid {f}, vel {n}, pels {m}
pelt {n} (human skin, see also: skin)  :: huid {f}, vel {n}
pelt {v} (to bombard)  :: bombarderen, bestoken
pelt {v} (to rain heavily)  :: stortregenen
pelvic fin {n} (either of a pair of fins)  :: buikvin {f}
pelvis {n} (bone)  :: bekken {n}
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing  ::
pen {n} (enclosed area for animals)  :: ren {m}, kraal {c}
pen {n} (prison cell)  :: cel {f}, cellen {f-p}
pen {n} (writing tool)  :: pen {f}
pen {v} (to write)  :: schrijven
pen {n} ((baseball) bullpen) SEE: bullpen  ::
penal colony {n} (colonial territory)  :: strafkolonie, colonie pénale
penalize {v} (to subject to a penalty)  :: straffen
penalty {n} (legal sentence)  :: straf {f}
penalty {n} (punishment for violating rules of procedure)  :: straf {f}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick  ::
penalty area {n} (area on a soccer pitch)  :: strafschopgebied, zestienmetergebied
penalty box {n} (penalty area) SEE: penalty area  ::
penalty corner {n} (penalty)  :: strafcorner
penalty goal {n} (goal scored from a penalty)  :: strafschopdoelpunt {n}, strafschopgoal {m}, strafschoptreffer {m}
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick)  :: penalty {m}, strafschop {m}
penalty mark {n} (spot from where penalty kicks are taken)  :: penaltystip {f}, strafschopstip {f}
penalty shootout {n} (a series of penalty kicks)  :: strafschoppenserie {f}
penalty spot {n} (spot from where penalty kicks are taken)  :: penaltystip {f}, strafschopstip {f}
penance {n} (voluntary self-imposed punishment)  :: boetedoening
penance {n} (sacrament in some churches)  :: berouw, penitentie
penchant {n} (taste, liking, or inclination (for))  :: neiging {f}, voorkeur {f}
pencil {n} (graphite writing-instrument)  :: potlood {n}
pencil box {n} (container for stationery) SEE: pencil case  ::
pencil case {n} (object purposed to contain stationery)  :: etui {n} [Netherlands], pennenzak {m} [Flanders]
pencil sharpener {n} (a device used to sharpen pencils)  :: slijper, puntenslijper, potloodslijper
pencil skirt {n} (very narrow skirt)  :: kokerrok {m}, potloodrok {m}
pendant {n} (a piece of jewellery hung from a chain worn around the neck)  :: hanger {m}, hangertje {n}
pending {adj} (awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation)  :: in afwachting
pending {adj} (begun but not completed)  :: in afwachting
pending {adj} (about to happen; imminent or impending)  :: in afwachting
pendulum {n} (body suspended from a fixed support)  :: slinger {c}
pendulum clock {n} (clock that uses a pendulum)  :: slingerklok {f}, slingeruurwerk {n}
penetrable {adj} (capable of being penetrated)  :: doordringbaar
penetrate {v} (enter into)  :: doordringen
penetrate {v} (insert the penis into an opening, such as a vagina)  :: penetreren
penetrate {v}  :: penetreren
penetrating {adj} (demonstrating keen understanding)  :: indringend
penguin {n} (flightless sea bird)  :: pinguïn {m}, vetgans {f}
penicillin {n} (penicillin)  :: penicilline
peninsula {n} (a piece of land projecting into water)  :: schiereiland {n}
penis {n} (male organ for copulation and urination)  :: penis, lid {n}, mannelijk lid {n}, lul {n}
penis {n} (penis) SEE: member  ::
penis envy {n} (unconscious desire)  :: penisnijd
penitence {n} (condition of being penitent)  :: boetedoening,
penitence {n} (feeling of regret or remorse for doing wrong or sinning)  :: inkeer
penknife {n} (small pocketknife)  :: pennenmes {n}
pen name {n} (name used by author)  :: pseudoniem {n}
pennant {n} (flag on ship to represent special condition)  :: vaan
Pennsylvania {prop} (US state)  :: [archaic] Pennsylvanië {f}
penny {n} (1/100 of a pound sterling or British pound)  :: penny {m}
penny {n} (one-cent coin in US and Canada) SEE: cent  ::
penny farthing {n} (bicycle)  :: hoge bi {m} {f}
penny-farthing {n} (early bicycle having a large front wheel and much smaller rear one)  :: hoge bi {m}
penology {n} (study of punishment and prevention of crime)  :: penologie
pension {n} (regular payment due to a person in consideration of past services)  :: pensioen {n}, pension {n}
pension {n} (boarding house)  :: pension {n}
pension {n} (stated regular allowance by way of patronage or subsidy)  :: pensioen {n}, lijfrente
pension {v} (to grant a pension)  :: pensioneren, een pensioen verlenen
pension {v} (to force to retire)  :: pensioneren, met pensioen sturen
pensioner {n} (someone who lives on a pension)  :: gepensioneerde {m} {f}
pentachloride {n} (pentachloride)  :: pentachloride
pentagon {n} (A polygon with five sides and five angles)  :: vijfhoek {m}
Pentagon {prop} (headquarters of the United States of America's Department of Defense)  :: Pentagon {n}
pentane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C5H12)  :: pentaan {n}
Pentecost {prop} (Christian festival)  :: Pinksteren
Pentecostalism {n} (Christian religious movement)  :: Pinksterbeweging {f}
pent roof {n} (sloping roof with a singular surface)  :: lessenaarsdak {n}
pentroof {n} (pent roof) SEE: pent roof  ::
pent-up {adj} (not expressed)  :: onderdrukt, onuitgesproken
pent-up {adj} (repressed or suppressed, especially of emotions or impulses)  :: onderdrukt
penultimate {adj} (next-to-last in a sequence)  :: voorlaatste
penumbra {n} (partially shaded area around a shadow, especially an eclipse)  :: halfschaduw {m}
peony {n} (Paeonia genus of flowering plants)  :: pioen, pioenroos
people {n} (a body of human beings; a group of two or more persons)  :: mensen {p}, lui {p}, volk {n}, personen {p}
people {n} (a group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.)  :: volk {n}
people {n} (a group of persons regarded as being employees etc.)  :: mensen {p}, volk {n}
people {n} (a person's ancestors, relatives or family)  :: familie {f}, verwanten {p}
people {n} (the mass of community as distinguished from a special class)  :: volk {n}, massa {f}
people {v} (to fill with people)  :: bevolken
people {v} (to become populous)  :: bevolkt worden (literally: “become populated”)
people {v} (to inhabit, to occupy)  :: bevolken, bewonen
People of the Book {n} (Non-Muslims who adhere to an Abrahamic religion)  :: mensen van het Boek {m-p}
people's republic {n} (people's republic)  :: volksrepubliek {f}
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China)  :: Volksrepubliek China {n}
pepper {n} (spice)  :: peper {m}
pepper {n} (fruit of the capsicum)  :: [spicy] chilipeper
pepper mill {n} (a small handheld grinder)  :: pepermolen {m}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent)  :: pepperspray
pepperwort {n} (plant in the genus Lepidium)  :: kruidkers {f}
peppy {adj} (energetic)  :: energetisch
pepsin {n} (digestive enzyme)  :: pepsine {f} {m}
pep talk {n} (a rallying speech made to instill enthusiasm)  :: peptalk {m}
per {prep} (for each)  :: per
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
perceive {v} (to understand)  :: waarnemen
percent {n} (a part or other object per hundred)  :: procent {n}
perception {n} (conscious understanding of something)  :: perceptie {f}, gewaarwording {f}, waarneming {f}
perception {n} (vision (ability))  :: zicht {n}, waarneming {f}
perception {n} (acuity) SEE: acuity  ::
perceptive {adj} (having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition)  :: opmerkzaam
perch {n} (fish of the genus Perca)  :: baars {m}
perch {n} (rod used by bird)  :: stok {m}
percolate {v} ((transitive) pass a liquid through a porous substance)  :: percoleren, filteren, filtreren
percolate {v} ((intransitive) drain through a porous substance)  :: percoleren, filteren, filtreren
percolate {v} ((intransitive) spread slowly or gradually)  :: doorsijpelen, doordringen
percolate {n} (liquid that has been percolated)  :: percolaat {n}
percolation {n} (seepage or filtration of a liquid)  :: doorsijpelen
percussion cap {n} (metal cap on muzzleloading firearms)  :: slaghoedje
percussion instrument {n} (type of instrument)  :: slaginstrument {n}
percutaneous {adj} (taking place through the skin)  :: percutaan
perdition {n} (eternal damnation)  :: eeuwige verdoemenis
perdition {n} (hell)  :: hel
perdition {n} (absolute ruin)  :: verderf
peregrinate {v} (to travel from place to place)  :: rondtrekken, rondreizen
peregrinate {v} (to travel through a specific place)  :: doortrekken, doorzwerven
peregrine falcon {n} (Falco peregrinus)  :: slechtvalk {m}
peremptory {adj} ((law) Precluding debate or expostulation; not admitting of question or appeal)  :: onverbiddelijk, zonder verhaal, onherroepelijk
peremptory {adj} (Positive in opinion or judgment; decided, dogmatic)  :: beslist, peremptorisch, pertinent, categorisch
peremptory {adj}  :: ontegensprekelijk, zelfverzekerd, dogmatisch
perennial {adj} (lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time)  :: gansjarig, eeuwig
perennial {adj} ((of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years)  :: meerjarig
perennial {adj} (continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; permanent; unceasing; never failing)  :: voortdurend, eeuwig
perennial {adj} (enduring; lasting; timeless)  :: eeuwig
perennial {n} (perennial plant)  :: meerjarige plant {f}
perestroika {prop} (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s)  :: perestrojka
perfect {adj} (fitting its definition precisely)  :: volmaakt, perfect, volkomen
perfect {adj} (having all of its parts in harmony with a common purpose)  :: perfect, perfecte
perfect {adj} (without fault or mistake)  :: volmaakt, perfect
perfect {adj} (grammar: of a tense or verb form: representing a completed action)  :: voltooid, voltooide
perfect {v} (make perfect)  :: perfectioneren
perfection {n} (being perfect)  :: perfectie {f}
perfectionism {n} (a dislike for anything less than perfection)  :: perfectionisme {n}
perfectitude {n} (perfection) SEE: perfection  ::
perfectly {adv} (with perfection)  :: perfect
perfect number {n} (a number that is the sum of all of its divisors except itself)  :: perfect getal
perfect pitch {n} (ability)  :: absoluut gehoor {n}, volmaakt gehoor {n}
perfect pitch {n} (exact pitch) SEE: absolute pitch  ::
perfidious {adj} (pertaining to perfidy)  :: verraderlijk, perfide, doortrapt
perforator {n} (hole punch) SEE: hole punch  ::
perform {v} (to do something)  :: verrichten, uitvoeren, houden
perform {v} (to do something in front of an audience)  :: opvoeren
performable {adj} (able to be performed)  :: speelbaar
performance {n} (live show or concert)  :: opvoering {f}
performance bond {n} (a contractor's bond)  :: dwangsom {f}
performer {n} (performer, see also: actor; singer; musician)  :: uitvoerder {m}
performing arts {n} (arts involving performance)  :: podiumkunsten, uitvoerende kunsten
perfume {n} (pleasant smell)  :: parfum {n}
perfume {n} (substance providing a pleasant smell)  :: parfum {n}
perfume {v} (to apply perfume to)  :: parfumeren
perfunctory {adj} (performed out of routine, with little care)  :: (louter) plichtmatig, machinaal, werktuiglijk
pergola {n} (framework)  :: pergola
perhaps {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty)  :: misschien, wellicht
Pericles {prop} (Greek politician)  :: Pericles {m}
peridot {n} (form of olivine)  :: peridoot
perigee {n}  :: perigeum {n}
perihelion {n} (point where the planet or comet is nearest to the Sun)  :: perihelium {n}
peril {n} (a situation of serious danger)  :: gevaar
perilous {adj} (dangerous, full of peril)  :: gevaarlijk
perimeter {n} (sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object)  :: omtrek, perimeter
perimeter {n} (length of such a boundary)  :: omtrek, perimeter, omgeving {f}
perineum {n} (anatomical term)  :: perineum {n}, bilnaad {m}
period {interj} (and nothing else)  :: punt uit
period {n} (history: period of time seen as coherent entity)  :: periode {f}
period {n} (punctation mark “.”)  :: punt {f}
period {n} (length of time during which something repeats)  :: periode {f}
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation  ::
periodentosis {n} (inflammation)  :: parodontitis {f}
periodically {adv} (in a regular, periodic manner)  :: periodiek
periodic table {n} (chart)  :: periodiek systeem {n}
Perioikoi {n} (ancient inhabitants of Laconia)  :: perioiken
periosteum {n} (membrane surrounding a bone)  :: beenvlies {n}, periosteum {n}, periost {n}
peripatetic {adj} (walking about; itinerant)  :: rondreizend , rondzwervend , peripatetisch, aristotelisch
peripatetic {n} (one who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant)  :: wandelaar, handelsreiziger, aanhanger van Aristoteles
peripheral {adj} (on the periphery or boundary)  :: perifeer
periphery {n} (outside boundary, parts or surface)  :: periferie, buitenkant
periphrastic {adj} (expressed in more words than are necessary)  :: perifrastisch, uitvoerig, omschrijvend
periphrastic {adj} (indirect in naming an entity; circumlocutory)  :: perifrastisch, uitvoerig, omschrijvend
periphrastic {adj} (grammar: characterized by periphrase or circumlocution)  :: perifrastisch, uitvoerig, omschrijvend
periscope {n} (viewing device)  :: periscoop
perish {v} (pass away)  :: vergaan, bederven
perish {v} (die)  :: omkomen, sterven
perish {v}  :: wegkwijnen
perishable {adj} (liable to perish)  :: beperkt houdbaar, bederfelijk
perishableness {n} (state of being perishable)  :: vergankelijkheid {f}
periwinkle {n} (mollusc)  :: alikruik {m} {f}
perjure {v} (knowingly make a false statement of witness)  :: meineed plegen
perjury {n} (deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath)  :: meineed {m}
perky {adj} (lively or enthusiastic)  :: levendig, enthousiast
perky {adj} (standing upright; firm)  :: stevig, kaarsrecht
perlocution {n} (effect of utterance)  :: perlocutie {f}
perlustrate {v} (travel through an area in examination or survey)  :: verkennen
permanent {adj} (without end)  :: bestendig, voorgoed, eeuwig, permanent
permanent marker {n} (felt-tip pen used to create permanent water-resistant writing)  :: merkstift {f} {m}
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent  ::
permeability {n} (property of being permeable)  :: doorlaatbaarheid, doorstroombaarheid, doorlaatbaarheid
permeability {n} (rate of flow through a porous material)  :: doorstroming
permeability {n} (measure of the ability to transmit fluids)  :: permeabiliteit, doorlaatbaarheid
permeability {n} ((physics) measure of magnetization of a material in the presence of a magnetic field)  :: permeabiliteit, magnetische permeabiliteit
Permic {prop} (group of Finnic languages)  :: Permisch
per mille {n} (permille) SEE: permille  ::
permille {n} (per thousand)  :: promille
permission {n} (authorisation)  :: toestemming {f}, toelating {f}
permissive {adj} (lenient)  :: duldzaam
permit {n} (an artifact or document rendering something allowed or legal)  :: vergunning {f}
permittivity {n} (property of a dielectric medium)  :: permittiviteit
pernicious {adj} (causing much harm)  :: schadelijk, destructief, verderfelijk
pernicious {adj} (causing death or injury)  :: dodelijk, schadelijk
pernicious anemia {n} (severe form of anemia)  :: pernicieuze anemie {f}
peroxide {n} (chemical compound with two oxygen atoms)  :: peroxide {n}
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide  ::
perpendicular {adj} (at or forming a right angle to)  :: loodrecht, haaks, perpendiculair
perpendicular {n} (line or plane)  :: loodlijn {f}
perpendicular {n} (device)  :: schietlood {n}
perpetrator {n} (one who perpetrates)  :: dader {m}, bedrijver {m}
perpetual {adj} (lasting forever)  :: eeuwig, eeuwigdurend
perpetuate {v} (To make perpetual)  :: vereeuwigen
perpetuate {v}  :: vereeuwigen
perplexed {adj} (confused or puzzled)  :: perplex
perquisite {n} (benefit beyond salary)  :: extralegaal voordeel {n}, supplementair inkomen {n}
perquisite {n} (gratuity)  :: fooi {f}, drinkgeld {n}, extra {m} [often in the diminutive]
perquisite {n} (privilege)  :: voorrecht {n}, alleenrecht {n}
perry {n} (Beverage from pears)  :: perenwijn
per se {adv} (by itself)  :: op zich, per se, an sich
per se {adv} (necessarily) SEE: necessarily  ::
persecute {v} (to pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict)  :: vervolgen
persecution {n} (the act of persecuting)  :: vervolging {f}
persecution {n} (a program or campaign to subjugate or eliminate a specific group of people)  :: vervolging {f}
Perseid {n} (meteor of the meteor shower that appears to come from the constellation Perseus)  :: Perseïde {m}
Persephone {prop} (Greek goddess)  :: Persephone
perseverance {n} (persistent determination to adhere to a course of action; insistence)  :: volharding {f}, vasthoudendheid {f}
persevere {v} (To persist steadfastly)  :: handhaven
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran  ::
Persian {prop} (the Persian language)  :: Perzisch {n}
Persian {n} (person from Persia)  :: Pers {m}, Perzische {f}
Persian {n} (Persian cat)  :: pers {m}
Persian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Persia)  :: Perzisch
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian people)  :: Perzisch
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian language)  :: Perzisch
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and the Arabian peninsula)  :: Perzische Golf
persist {v} (continue to exist)  :: volharden
persistence {n} (property of being persistent)  :: doorzettingsvermogen {n}
persistence hunting {n}  :: renjacht {f}
persistent {adj} (refusing to give up)  :: volhardend
persistent {adj} (indefinitely continuous)  :: hardnekkig
person {n} (individual)  :: persoon {m} {f}
person {n} (specifically a human being, see also: human; human being; man)  :: persoon {m} {f}
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind)  :: persoon {m} {f}
person {n} (any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts)  :: persoon {m} {f}
person {n} (linguistic category)  :: persoon {m} {f}
personage {n} (a famous or important person)  :: personage
personal {adj} (of or pertaining to a particular person)  :: persoonlijk
personal hygiene {n} (personal hygiene)  :: lichaamshygiëne, lichaamsverzorging
personality {n} (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people)  :: persoonlijkheid {f}
personality {n}  :: persoonlijkheid
personally {adv} (in person)  :: eigenhandig
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech)  :: persoonlijk voornaamwoord {n}
persona non grata {n} (a person who is not welcome)  :: persona non grata
personification {n} (person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea)  :: personificatie {f}
personnel {n} (employees, office staff)  :: personeel, medewerkers
perspective {n} (view, vista or outlook)  :: perspectief {n}
perspective {n} (appearance of depth in objects)  :: perspectief {n}, dieptezicht
perspective {n} (technique of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface)  :: perspectief {n}, doorzichtkunde
perspective {n} (choice of a single point of view)  :: perspectief {n}
perspective {adj} (of, in or relating to perspective)  :: perspectivisch
perspicacious {adj} (showing keen insight)  :: scherpzinnig, spitsvondig, schrander
perspicacious {adj} (Able to physically see clearly)  :: scherpziend
perspicacity {n} (Acute discernment or understanding; insight)  :: verloop
perspicuous {adj} (clearly expressed)  :: duidelijk, begrijpelijk, klaar
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
perspiration {n} (process of perspiring)  :: zweet {n}
perspire {v} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
persuade {v} (convince)  :: overtuigen, overhalen, overreden, persuaderen
persuasion {n} (the act of persuading)  :: overtuiging {f}
persuasion {n} (a sort, type, or kind with respect to convictions and beliefs)  :: overtuiging {f}
pertain {v} (to belong)  :: behoren
pertinacious {adj} (holding tenaciously to an opinion or purpose)  :: vast overtuigd
pertinacious {adj} (stubbornly resolute or tenacious)  :: vasthoudend
pertussis {n} (whooping cough) SEE: whooping cough  ::
Peru {prop} (country in South America)  :: Peru {n}
peruke {n} (wig)  :: pruik
peruse {v} (to examine or consider with care)  :: zorgvuldig onderzoeken
Peruvian {n} (person from Peru)  :: Peruaan {m}, Peruaanse {f}
Peruvian {adj} (pertaining to Peru)  :: Peruaans, Peruaanse
Peruvian slaty antshrike {n} (bird)  :: grijskap-mierklauwier
pervade {v} (to be in every part of)  :: doordringen
pervasive {adj} (manifested throughout)  :: doordringend
perversion {n} (sexual practice or act considered abnormal; sexual deviance; immorality)  :: perversie
pervert {n} (sexually perverted person)  :: perverseling
pervy {adj} (like a sexual pervert)  :: pervers
pesky {adj} (annoying, troublesome, irritating)  :: irritant, vervelend
pessary {n} (vaginal suppository)  :: pessarium {n}
pessimist {n} (someone who habitually expects the worst outcome)  :: zwartdenker {m}, doemdenker {m}, pessimist {m}
pest {n} (plague)  :: pest, plaag
pest {n} (annoying creature)  :: pest, plaag
pest {n} (annoying person)  :: lastpak {n}
pester {v} (to annoy persistently)  :: pesten
pesthole {n} (place where a pest is present or likely)  :: pesthaard, pesthol {m}
pestle {n} (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)  :: stamper
pesto {n} (an Italian sauce especially for pasta)  :: pesto {m}
pet {n} (an animal kept as a companion)  :: huisdier {n}, troeteldier {n}
pet {n}  :: huisdier {n}
pet {v} (fondle (an animal))  :: aaien
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously)  :: strelen, aaien
PET {n} (polyethylene terephthalate) SEE: polyethylene terephthalate  ::
peta- {prefix} (SI prefix)  :: peta-
petal {n} (one of the component parts of the corolla of a flower)  :: (botanical) kroonblad {n}, (when brightly colored) bloemblaadje {n}
petameter {n} (SI unit of length equal to 1015 meters)  :: petameter {m}
petasus {n} (low-crowned hat worn by the Ancient Greeks and Romans)  :: petasus
Peter {prop} (male given name)  :: Pieter
Peter {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Petrus
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter)  :: Peter {m}
Peterson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Peter")  :: Pieters, Pieterszoon
petition {n} (formal, written request made to an official person)  :: verzoekschrift {n}, petitie {f}
pet name {n} (name of endearment)  :: koosnaam
Petra {prop} (female given name)  :: Petra
Petrarchan {adj} (of or relating to Petrarch)  :: Petrarcaans
Petrarchan sonnet {n} (type of sonnet)  :: Italiaans sonnet {n}, petrarcaans sonnet {n}
Petrarchism {n} (Petrarch's literary style)  :: petrarkisme {n}
petrel {n} (Procellariiformes)  :: stormvogel {m}
Petri dish {n} (dish used to culture bacteria)  :: petrischaal {m} {f}
petrification {n} (process of replacing the organic residues with insoluble salts)  :: verstening
petrify {v} (to harden organic matter by depositing dissolved minerals)  :: verstenen
petrify {v} (to produce rigidity akin to stone)  :: verstenen
petrify {v} (to immobilize with fright)  :: verstenen, verstarren
petroglyph {n} (a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times)  :: petroglief
petrol {n} (gasoline) SEE: gasoline  ::
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil  ::
petrology {n} (the study of rock)  :: steenkunde {f}
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Petropavlovsk-Kamtsjatski
petty {adj} (little, trifling, or inconsiderable, as a petty fault)  :: onbeduidend
petulant {adj} (easily irritated or annoyed)  :: luimig, prikkelbaar, zenuwachtig
pew {n} (long bench in a church)  :: kerkbank {m} {f}
pew {n} (enclosed compartment in a church)  :: koorgestoelte {n}
pew {interj} (expression of disgust in response to an unpleasant odor)  :: bah, pff, jakkes, eikes
phagocyte {n} (cell of the immune system)  :: fagocyt {m}
phagocytosis {n} (the process by which a cell internalises foreign bodies)  :: fagocytose {f}
Phaistos {prop} (ancient Minoan city in southern Crete)  :: Phaistos {m}
phalange {n} (phalanx) SEE: phalanx  ::
phalanx {n} (ancient Greek military unit)  :: falanx
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis)  :: fallisch
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis  ::
phantom {n} (something having no physical reality)  :: fantoom
pharaoh {n} (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt)  :: farao {m}
Pharisee {n} (member of an ancient Jewish political party, social movement, etc)  :: farizeeër {m}
pharmaceutical {adj} (of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists)  :: farmaceutisch
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
pharmacist {n} (professional who dispenses prescription drugs)  :: apotheker {m}
pharmacogenetic {adj} (pertaining to pharmacogenetics)  :: farmacogenetisch
pharmacologic {adj} (pharmacological) SEE: pharmacological  ::
pharmacological {adj} (of or having to do with pharmacology)  :: farmacologisch
pharmacologist {n} (student of or one who is versed in pharmacology)  :: farmacoloog {m}
pharmacology {n} (science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals)  :: farmacologie
pharmacotherapy {n} (use of pharmaceuticals to treat disease)  :: farmacotherapie
pharmacy {n} (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed)  :: apotheek {m} {f}
pharyngeal {adj} (of or pertaining to the pharynx)  :: faringisch
pharyngeal {adj} (of pharyngeal sounds)  :: faringisch
pharynx {n} (part of alimentary canal)  :: farynx {m}
phase {n} (distinguishable part of a sequence)  :: fase {f}
phase {n} (astronomy: particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle)  :: fase {f}
phase {n} (physics: point or portion in a recurring series of changes)  :: fase {f}
phase modulation {n} (form of modulation)  :: fasemodulatie
phase-shift keying {n} (form of phase modulation)  :: faseverschuivingsmodulatie
phat {adj} (slang: excellent)  :: vet
phatic {adj} (more polite than meaningful)  :: fatisch
pheasant {n} (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food)  :: fazant {m}
phenolphthalein {n} (pH indicator)  :: fenolftaleïne {f}
phenomenal {adj}  :: fenomenaal
phenomenon {n} (observable fact or occurrence)  :: fenomeen {n}, verschijnsel {n}
phenomenon {n} (unusual, curious, or astonishing fact or event)  :: fenomeen {n}
phenotype {n} (appearance of organism)  :: fenotype {n}, verschijningsvorm {m}
pheromone {n} (chemical)  :: feromoon {n}
phew {interj} (Used to show relief, fatigue, or surprise)  :: oef
phi {n} (Greek letter)  :: phi {m} {f}
phial {n} (glass vessel) SEE: vial  ::
philander {n} (lover) SEE: lover  ::
philanderer {n} (fickle lover)  :: vrouwenversierder
philanthropic {adj} (of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy)  :: filantropisch
philanthropist {n} (person who loves mankind)  :: filantroop {m}
philanthropy {n} (charity) SEE: charity  ::
philatelic {adj} (relating to stamp collecting)  :: filatelistisch
philately {n} (stamp collecting)  :: filatelie {f}
Philemon {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Filemon {m}
Philemon {prop} (Male given name)  :: Filemon {m}
philia {n} (friendship) SEE: friendship  ::
-philia {suffix} (forming words denoting abnormal linking towards a given thing)  :: -filie
Philippians {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Filippenzen
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino  ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines)  :: apenarend
Philippines {prop} (Republic of the Philippines)  :: Filipijnen {p}
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine  ::
philistine {adj} (lacking in appreciation for art or culture)  :: barbaars
Philistine {n} (person from Philistia)  :: Filistijn {m}, Filistijnse {f}
Philistine {adj} (of or pertaining to the Philistines)  :: Filistijns
Philistine {adj} (philistine) SEE: philistine  ::
phillumenist {n} (collector)  :: luciferdoosjesverzamelaar {m}, luciferdoosjesverzamelaarster {f}
philologist {n} (person who engages in philology)  :: filoloog {m}
philology {n} (historical linguistics)  :: filologie {f}
Philomena {prop} (female given name)  :: Filomena
philosopher {n} (person devoted to studying philosophy)  :: filosoof {m}, filosofe {f}, wijsgeer {m}
philosopher's stone {n} (philosopher's stone)  :: steen der wijzen {m}
philosophical {adj} (of or pertaining to philosophy)  :: wijsgerig, filosofisch
philosophy {n} (the pursuit of wisdom)  :: wijsbegeerte {f}, filosofie {f}
philosophy {n} (academic discipline)  :: filosofie {f}, wijsbegeerte {f}
philosophy {n} (comprehensive system of belief)  :: filosofie {f}
philosophy {n} (view regarding fundamental principles)  :: filosofie {f}
philosophy {n} (general principle)  :: filosofie {f}
philosophy of science {n} (study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of science)  :: wetenschapsfilosofie {f}
phimosis {n} (contraction of the foreskin)  :: voorhuidsvernauwing {f}
phlegmatic {adj} (not easily excited to action)  :: flegmatisch
phlegmon {n} (non collected inflammation of connective tissue)  :: flegmone {c}
phloem {n} (vascular tissue)  :: floëem {n}
phlogiston {n} (hypothetical fiery principle)  :: phlogiston
-phobia {suffix} (used to form nouns meaning fear)  :: -fobie, -vrees
-phobia {suffix} (used to form nouns meaning hate)  :: -fobie, -haat
phobia {n} (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety)  :: fobie
Phobos {prop} (mythology)  :: Phobos {m}
Phoenicia {prop} (land of the Phoenicians)  :: Fenicië
Phoenician {adj} (of, from, or related to the country or civilisation of Phoenicia)  :: Fenicisch
Phoenician {prop} (Semitic language spoken by the inhabitants of Phoenicia)  :: Fenicisch {n}
Phoenician {n} (inhabitant of Phoenicia)  :: Feniciër {m}, Phoeniciër {m}
phoenix {n} (mythological bird)  :: feniks {m}
phoenix {n} (anything reborn after apparently being destroyed)  :: feniks {m}
phone {v} (to call (someone) on the telephone)  :: telefoneren
phone {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
-phone {suffix} (type of sound)  :: -foon
-phone {suffix} (device that makes a sound)  :: -foon
-phone {suffix} (speaker of a certain language)  :: -foon
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phone booth {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth  ::
phoneme {n} (indivisible unit of sound)  :: foneem {n}
phonemic {adj} (relating to phonemes)  :: fonemisch
phonemic {adj} (relating to a difference between sounds that can change the meaning of words in a language)  :: fonemisch
phone number {n} (telephone number) SEE: telephone number  ::
phone sex {n} (An erotic or sexual telephone conversation between two or more people)  :: telefoonseks
phonetic {adj} (relating to sounds of spoken language)  :: fonetisch
phonetic {adj} (linguistics: relating to phones)  :: fonetisch
phonetician {n} (person who specializes in phonetics)  :: foneticus {m}, phonetist {m}
phonetics {n} (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols)  :: fonetiek {f}, klankleer {m} {f}
phonograph {n} (archaic record player) SEE: gramophone  ::
phonologist {n} (person who specializes in phonology)  :: fonoloog {m} {f}
phonology {n} (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages)  :: klankleer {m} {f}
phonotactics {n} (branch of phonology)  :: fonotaxis
phony {adj} (fraudulent; fake)  :: onecht, nagemaakt
-phore {suffix} (bearer or carrier of)  :: -foor
phosphoresce {v} (to exhibit phosphorescence)  :: fosforesceren
phosphorous {adj} (of, relating to or containing trivalent phosphorus)  :: fosforig
phosphorus {n} (element)  :: fosfor {n}
phosphorylation {n} (the process of transferring a phosphate group from a donor to an acceptor)  :: fosforylering {f}
photo {n} (photograph)  :: foto
photo {v} (to take a photograph)  :: fotograferen
photocopy {n} (copy made using a photocopier)  :: fotokopie
photocopy {v} (to make a copy using a photocopier)  :: fotokopiëren
photograph {n} (picture)  :: foto {f}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph)  :: fotograferen, een foto nemen
photographer {n} (one who takes photographs)  :: fotograaf {m}
photographic {adj} (of or pertaining to photographs)  :: fotografisch
photographic {adj} (of or pertaining to photography)  :: fotografisch
photographic memory {n} (eidetic memory)  :: fotografisch geheugen {n}
photography {n} (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces)  :: fotografie {f}
photography {n} (occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs)  :: fotografie {f}
photon {n} (quantum of light)  :: foton {n}, lichtdeeltje
photonics {n} (the science and technology of generating and controlling photons)  :: fotonica
photophobia {n} (excessive sensitivity to light)  :: fotofobie
photorespiration {n} (release of CO2 due to light)  :: fotorespiratie {f}
photoshop {v} (to digitally edit a picture)  :: fotoshoppen
photosynthesis {n} (biological process)  :: fotosynthese {f}
phrase {n} (short written or spoken expression)  :: uitspraak {f}
phrase {n} (grammar: group of two or more words that express an idea but do not form a complete sentence)  :: frase {f}
phrase book {n} (book of everyday expressions and vocabulary)  :: taalgids {m}
phrasebook {n} (book used to learn foreign language) SEE: phrase book  ::
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book  ::
Phrygia {prop} (ancient kingdom)  :: Frygië {f}
Phrygian {prop} (language)  :: Frygisch
Phrygian cap {n} (conical close-fitting cap with the top bent forward)  :: Frygische muts {f}
phycology {n} (study of algae)  :: fycologie {f}
phylactery {n} (small object worn for its power; amulet or charm)  :: fylakterion {n}, amulet {n}, beschermmiddel {n}, talisman
phylactery {n} (leather case containing biblical scrolls, worn by Jewish men; the tefilla)  :: fylakterion {n}
phylogeny {n} (evolutionary history of an organism)  :: fylogenie {f}
phylum {n} ((biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class)  :: stam
physalis {n} (plant of the genus Physalis)  :: physalis
physical {adj} (having to do with the body)  :: lichamelijk, fysiek
physical {adj} (having to do with the material world)  :: fysisch, fysische
physical {adj} (involving bodily force)  :: ruw, ruwe
physical {adj} (having to do with physics)  :: fysisch, fysische
physical {n} (physical examination)  :: lichamelijk onderzoek, medisch onderzoek
physical culture {n} (bodybuilding) SEE: bodybuilding  ::
physical education {n} (curriculum component)  :: lichamelijke opvoeding {f}, gymles {f}
physically {adv} (in a physical manner)  :: lichamelijk
physical therapy {n} (therapy of exercises and activities to treat injury or dysfunction) SEE: physiotherapy  ::
physician {n} (medical doctor)  :: dokter {m}
physicist {n} (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics)  :: natuurkundige {m}, fysicus {m}
physics {n} (branch of science)  :: natuurkunde {f}, fysica {f}
physiologic {adj} (of or pertaining to physiology) SEE: physiological  ::
physiological {adj} (of, or relating to physiology)  :: fysiologisch
physiological {adj} (relating to the action of a drug when given to a healthy person)  :: fysiologisch
physiologist {n} (person)  :: fysioloog {m} {f}
physiology {n} (branch of biology)  :: fysiologie {f}
physiotherapy {n} (therapy that uses physical techniques such as massage and exercise)  :: fysiotherapie {f}
pi {n} (letter of Greek alphabet)  :: pi {m} {f}
Piacenzian {prop} (subdivision of the Pliocene epoch)  :: Piacenzien
pia mater {n} (innermost of the meninges)  :: Zacht hersenvlies, Pia mater
pianist {n} (piano player)  :: pianist {m}
piano {n} (a keyboard musical instrument)  :: piano {m}
pica {n} (12 Didot-point type) SEE: cicero  ::
picayune {n} (A small coin of the value of six and a quarter cents.)  :: Spaans-Amerikaans.e muntstukje
picayune {n} (A five-cent piece.)  :: 5 cent muntstuk
picayune {n} (Something of very little value.)  :: minnetjes, onbenulligheid
piccolo {n} (musical instrument)  :: piccolo
pièce de résistance {n} (masterpiece)  :: pièce de résistance {n}, magnum opus {n}, meesterwerk {n}, levenswerk {n}
Pichilemu {prop} (Pichilemu)  :: Pichilemu
pick {v} (to pick) SEE: choose  ::
pick {v} (to grasp and pull with fingers)  :: nemen, krabben
pick {v} (to remove a fruit or plant for consumption)  :: plukken
pick {v} (to decide between options)  :: kiezen
pick {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum  ::
pickaxe {n} (heavy iron tool)  :: pikhouweel {n}, pikaks {f}
picket {n} (sentry) SEE: sentry  ::
pickle {n} (cucumber preserved in brine or vinegar syrup)  :: (ingemaakte) augurk
pickle {n} (any vegetable preserved in vinegar and consumed as relish)  :: pickles {p}
pickle {n} (brine used for preserving food)  :: pekel
pickle {n} (difficult situation)  :: puree
pickle {n} (affectionate term for a loved one)  :: zoetje {n}
pickle {n} (slang: penis)  :: worst
pickle {v} (to preserve food in a salt, sugar or vinegar solution)  :: inmaken, (brine only) pekelen
pickled {adj} (preserved by pickling)  :: gepekeld
pick one's nose {v} (insert a finger into one's nostril)  :: pulken
pickpocket {n} (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby)  :: zakkenroller, gauwdief {m} {f}
picnic {n} (a meal eaten outdoors)  :: picknick {m}
pico- {prefix} (In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10−12)  :: pico-
pico-ohm {n} (unit of electrical resistance)  :: pico-ohm {m} {n}
picosecond {n} (10-12 second)  :: picoseconde {m}
picture {n} (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc)  :: afbeelding {f}, prent {f}, portret {n}, illustratie {f}, plaatje, figuur
picture {n} (photograph)  :: foto {m}, plaatje {n}
picture {n} (informal: cinema)  :: film {m}, cinema {m}, bios {m}
picture {v} (to imagine or envision)  :: zich verbeelden
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting  ::
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations)  :: prentenboek {n}
piddling {adj} (insignificant)  :: waardeloos
piddling {adj} (negligible)  :: verwaarloosbaar
piddling {adj} (paltry)  :: waardeloos
piddling {adj} (trivial)  :: triviaal
piddling {adj} (useless)  :: nutteloos
pie {n} (type of pastry)  :: taart {f}, pastei {f}
pie {n} (nonpastry dish resembling a pie)  :: taart {f}, pastei {f}
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza  ::
piece {n} (part of a larger whole)  :: stuk {n}, deel {n}, onderdeel {n}
piece {n} (object played in a board game)  :: stuk {n}
piece {n}  :: stuk {n}
piecemeal {adv} (piece by piece)  :: mondjesmaat
piecemeal {adv} (into pieces or parts)  :: met stukjes en beetjes
piece of clothing {n} (garment) SEE: garment  ::
piece of furniture {n} (item of furniture)  :: meubel {n}, meubelstuk {n}
Piedmont {prop} (region)  :: Piëmont {n}
Piedmontese {adj} (of, from, or relating to Piedmont)  :: Piëmontees
Piedmontese {n} (inhabitant)  :: Piëmontees {m}, Piëmontese {f}
Piedmontese {prop} (language)  :: Piëmontees {n}
piehole {n} (mouth (rude))  :: bek {m}, waffel {m}, taartgat {n}
pie in the sky {n} (fanciful notion)  :: luchtkasteel
pie iron {n} (device for making sandwiches)  :: tosti-ijzer {n}
Piemontese {prop} (language) SEE: Piedmontese  ::
pier {n} (raised platform built from the shore out over water)  :: pier {m}
pier {n} (similar structure used to provide entertainment)  :: pier {m}
pier {n} (structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge)  :: pijler {m}
pierce {v} (to pierce) SEE: puncture  ::
Pieria {prop} (Greek prefecture)  :: Piëria
piety {n} (reverence and devotion to God)  :: vroomheid
pig {n} (mammal of genus Sus)  :: zwijn {n}, varken {n}
pig {n} (someone who overeats or eats rapidly)  :: varken {n}, zwijn {n}, slokop {m} {f}
pig {n} (nasty or disgusting person)  :: zwijn {n}, smeerlap {m}
pig {n} (dirty or slovenly person)  :: varken {n}
pig {n} (derogatory slang for police officer)  :: flik {m}, smeris {n}, wout, juut, kit {p}, kankerlijer {m}, tiefushoer {f}, hoer {m} {f}
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork  ::
pigeon {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae)  :: [♂♀] duif {f} {m}, [♂] doffer {m}, [♂] mannetjesduif {m}, [♀] duivin {f}, [♀] vrouwtjesduif {f}, [diminutive ♂♀] duifje {n}
pigeonhole {n} (one of an array of compartments)  :: vak {n}
pigeonhole {n} (roosting place for pigeons)  :: duivenhok {n}, duiventil {f}
pigeonhole {v} (to categorize; especially to limit or be limited to a particular category, role, etc)  :: hokjesdenken
pigeon racing {n} (pigeon racing, the sport of racing pigeons)  :: duivensport {f} {m}, postduivensport {f} {m}
piggyback {adv} (on somebody's back or shoulders)  :: meeliften
piggy bank {n} (a small container to store small saved coins in)  :: spaarvarken {n}, spaarpot {m}
pig in a poke {n} (something whose true value is concealed or unknown)  :: een kat in de zak kopen
pig Latin {n} (wordplay)  :: pig Latin, potjeslatijn
piglet {n} (young pig)  :: big {n}, biggetje {n}
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pigment {n} (any color in plant or animal cells)  :: pigment {n}
pigment {n} (a dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder)  :: pigment {n}, kleurstof
pigment {v} (To add color or pigment)  :: kleuren, pigmenteren
pig out {v} (eat voraciously or ravenously)  :: schrokken, binnenschrokken
pigpen {n} (pigsty) SEE: pigsty  ::
pigsty {n} (enclosure where pigs are kept)  :: varkensstal {m}, zwijnenstal {m}
pigsty {n} (dirty or very untidy place)  :: zwijnenstal {m}
pike {n} (weapon)  :: piek {f}
pike {n} (any fish of the genus Esox)  :: snoek {m}
pikeman {n} (soldier)  :: piekdrager {m}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander  ::
pilaster {n} (a column attached to the wall)  :: pilaster {m}, wandpilaster {m}
Pilate {prop} (Pontius Pilate)  :: Pilatus {m}
pile {n} (funeral pile) SEE: pyre  ::
pile {n} (nap of a cloth) SEE: nap  ::
pile {n} (heap)  :: stapel
pile {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries)  :: punt {n}
pile driver {adj} (forceful)  :: keihard, krachtig
pile of crap {n} (worthless structure or device)  :: schijtzooi, shitzooi
pile of shit {n} (worthless structure or device)  :: schijtzooi, shitzooi
piles {n} (plural of pile) SEE: pile  ::
piles {n} (haemorrhoids) SEE: haemorrhoids  ::
pile up {v} (to form a pile etc.)  :: stapelen
pilfer {v} (to steal in small quantities)  :: stelen, jatten
pilferage {n} (theft)  :: kruimeldiefstal {m}
pilferer {n} (one who pilfers)  :: kruimeldief {m}
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites)  :: pelgrim {m}
pilgrimage {n} (religious journey, or one to a sacred place)  :: bedevaart {c}, pelgrimstocht {m}
pill {n} (small object for swallowing)  :: pil {f}
pill {n} (the pill - functions as a contraceptive)  :: pil
pillar {n} (large post, often used as supporting architecture)  :: pijler, zuil, pilaar
pillarization {n} (act of pillarizing)  :: verzuiling {f}
pillarize {v} (to divide into social pillars)  :: verzuilen
pillion {n}  :: duo
pillock {n} (a stupid person)  :: stomkop
pillory {n} (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation)  :: schandpaal {m}
pillory {v} (put someone in a pillory)  :: aan de schandpaal zetten, aan de schandpaal hangen
pillory {v} (subject someone to humiliation, scorn, ridicule or abuse)  :: beschamen, vernederen, bespotten
pillory {v} (criticize harshly)  :: kritiseren, afbreken
pillow {n} (soft cushion used to support the head in bed)  :: kussen {n}
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow)  :: kussensloop
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case  ::
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case  ::
pilomotor reflex {n} (Raised skin, usually caused by the involuntary erection of hairs on the neck or arms caused by cold, excitement, or fear)  :: kippenvel
pilot {n} (controller of aircraft)  :: piloot {m}, vliegenier
pilot {n} (person who helps navigate the harbor or coast)  :: loods {m}
pilot {n} (sample TV series episode)  :: pilot {c}
pilot light {n} (flame used to ignite gas)  :: waakvlam {f}
pilot whale {n} (either of two species of whale)  :: griend {m}, grindewal {m}
pimp {n} (prostitution solicitor)  :: pooier
pimpernel {n} (Anagallis)  :: guichelheil
pimple {n} (inflamed spot on the surface of the skin)  :: puist {f}, pukkel
pimple {n} (annoying person)  :: etter {m}, puistenkop {m}, ellendeling {m}
pimpmobile {n} (An extravagantly large or ornate automobile, presumably suitable for a pimp)  :: pooierbak {m}
pin {n} (needle without an eye, used for fastening)  :: pin {f}, speld {f}
pin {n} (US: accessory attached with a pin)  :: speldje {n}
pin {v} (to fasten/attach with a pin)  :: vastpinnen
pin {n} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch  ::
pinafore {n} (Sleeveless dress)  :: overgooier
pinata {n} (candy-filled container that is hit with a stick)  :: piñata {f}
pincers {n} (gripping tool)  :: tang
pinch {v} (to squeeze a small amount of skin)  :: knijpen
pinch off {v} (To separate (something) from something else)  :: afknijpen
pine {n} (tree of the genus Pinus)  :: pijnboom {c}, den
pineal gland {n} (small endocrine gland)  :: epifyse {f}, pijnappelklier {m} {f}
pineapple {n} (plant)  :: ananas {m}
pineapple {n} (fruit)  :: ananas {m}
pineapple guava {n} (feijoa) SEE: feijoa  ::
pinecone {n} (seed-bearing cone of a pine tree)  :: pijnappel {m}, dennenappel {m}
pine marten {n} (Martes martes)  :: boommarter {m}
pine nut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine)  :: pijnboompit {m}
pinenut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine)  :: pijnboompit {m}
pinery {n} (pinewood) SEE: pinewood  ::
pinery {n}  :: ananaskas; ananaskwekerij, ananasplantage
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine  ::
pine weevil {n} (weevils feeding on spruce seedlings)  :: dennensnuitkever {m}
pinewood {n} (wood of the pine)  :: pijnboomhout {n}, pinushout {n}, vurenhout {n}
pinewood {n} (forest or grove of pines)  :: pijnbos {n}, pijnboombos {n}, pijnboomwoud {n}, pinusbos {n}
ping {v} (To send a packet in order to determine whether a host is present)  :: pingen
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis  ::
pink {n} (flower)  :: anjer
pink {n} (pale red colour)  :: roze
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white)  :: roze, rooskleurig, rooskleurige
pinkie {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pink jersey {n} (shirt worn by the leader in the Giro d'Italia)  :: roze trui {f} {m}
pinky {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinna {n} (visible part of the ear)  :: oorschelp {f}/{m}
pinnacle {n} (highest point)  :: top {m}, spits {m}
pinnacle {n} (tall, sharp and craggy rock or mountain)  :: spits {m}
pinnacle {n} (figuratively: all-time high)  :: toppunt {n}
Pinocchio {prop} (protagonist)  :: Pinokkio {m}
Pinocchio {prop} (fairy tale)  :: Pinokkio {m}
pinstripe {n} (thin stripe on fabric)  :: krijtstreep {m} {f}
pintail {n} (Anas acuta) SEE: northern pintail  ::
pion {n} (particle)  :: pion {n}
piñon {n} (pine nut) SEE: pine nut  ::
pioneer {n} (one who goes before)  :: pionier {m}
pioneer {n} (member of a child organization in the Soviet bloc)  :: pioneer {m}
pious {adj} (of or pertaining to piety)  :: vroom
pip {n} (seed)  :: pit {m}
pip {n} (dot, symbol on domino, die, etc.)  :: stip {f}
pip {n} (short electronically produced tone)  :: piep {m}
pipe {n} (musical instrument)  :: fluit
pipe {n} (organ pipe)  :: orgelpijp {c}, pijp {c}
pipe {n} (hollow tube)  :: buis {f}, pijp {c}
pipe {n} (smoking tool) SEE: tobacco pipe  ::
pipe cleaner {n} (wire which is used to clean small crevices)  :: pijpewisser {m}
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility)  :: luchtkasteel {n} [air castle], wensdroom {m}
pipeline {n} (conduit made of pipes)  :: pijpleiding {f}
pipette {n} (small glass tube used for transferring liquid)  :: pipet {f} {n}
pipette {v} (to transfer or measure the volume of a liquid using a pipet)  :: pipetteren
pipe wrench {n} (adjustable wrench)  :: pijptang {f}
pipit {n} (passerine bird from the genus Anthus)  :: pieper {m}
pip-squeak {n} (small and insignificant person)  :: opdonder {m}
piquant {adj} (favorably stimulating to the palate)  :: pikant
piracy {n} (robbery at sea)  :: zeeroverij
Piraeus {prop} (city)  :: Piraeus
piranha {n} (South American fish)  :: piranha
pirate {n} (one who plunders at sea)  :: piraat {m}, zeerover {m}, kaper {m}, vrijbuiter {m}, boekanier {m}
pirate {n} (one who breaks intellectual property laws)  :: piraat {m}
pirate {v} (appropriate by piracy)  :: pirateren, zeeroven
pirate {v} (make and/or sell an illegal copy)  :: pirateren
pirate {adj} (illegal imitated or reproduced)  :: gepirateerd
piscatory ring {n} (ring worn by popes)  :: vissersring {m}
Pisces {prop} (constellation)  :: Vissen
pismire {n} (ant) SEE: ant  ::
piss {n} (urine)  :: pis
piss {v} ((vulgar) to urinate)  :: piesen, [vulgar] pissen, zeiken
pissaladière {n} (pizza-like pie from southern France)  :: uienpizza {f} {m}
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
piss off {v} (to leave, to go away)  :: flikker op, optiefen, oppleuren, ophoepelen, oprotten, opflikkeren, opdonderen, ophoeren, oplazeren, opsodemieteren, wegwezen, opsodeflikkeren
pistachio {n} (fruit)  :: pistache
pistil {n} (a discrete unit in the center of a flower which receives the pollen and produces a fruit)  :: stamper {m}
pistol {n} (handgun)  :: pistool {n}
pistol {n} (lively, bright small boy)  :: opdondertje {n}
piston {n} (solid disk or cylinder that fits inside a hollow cylinder)  :: zuiger {m}
piston engine {n} (engines having cylinders containing reciprocating pistons)  :: zuigermotor {m}
pit {n} (hole in the ground)  :: kuil {m}, put {m}
pit {n} (service area at a motor racetrack)  :: pit {m}
pit {n} (seed or stone inside a fruit)  :: pit {m} {f}
pit {n} (the stone of a drupaceous fruit)  :: pit {m} {f}
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine  ::
pit {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit  ::
pit {n} (pit bull terrier) SEE: pit bull terrier  ::
pitaya {n} (dragon fruit) SEE: dragon fruit  ::
pit bull {n} (pit bull terrier) SEE: pit bull terrier  ::
pitbull {n} (pit bull terrier) SEE: pit bull terrier  ::
pit bull terrier {n} (breed of dog)  :: pitbullterriër {m}, pitbull {m}
pitch {n} (sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees)  :: hars
pitch {n} (dark, extremely viscous material made by distilling tar)  :: pek {f}
pitch {n} (act of pitching a baseball)  :: worp {m}
pitch {n} (effort to sell or promote something)  :: verkooppraatje {n}
pitch {v} (baseball: to throw the ball toward home plate)  :: gooien, werpen
pitch {n} (the perceived frequency of a sound or note)  :: toonhoogte {f}
pitch {v} (to produce a note of a given pitch)  :: intoneren
pitch-black {adj} (of the blackest black)  :: pikzwart
pitcher {n} (the player who throws the ball to the batter)  :: werper {m}
pitchfork {n} (farm tool with tines)  :: hooivork, mestvork, riek
pitfall {n} (potential problem, hazard, or danger)  :: valkuil
pith {n} (spinal cord; marrow) SEE: spinal cord  ::
pithy {adj} (Concise and meaningful)  :: kernachtig, beknopt, bondig
pithy {adj} (Of, like, or abounding in pith)  :: mergachtig, rijk aan merg
pitiful {adj}  :: zielig, triest , deplorabel
Pitjantjatjara {prop} (the aboriginal language mainly spoken in central Australia)  :: Pitjantjatjara
pit stop {n} (stop made during an automobile race at the pit to refuel)  :: pitstop {m}, pitsstop {m}
pit stop {n} (brief stop for fuel, rest and/or refreshment during an automobile journey)  :: plaspauze {m} {f}, tankpauze {m} {f}
pittance {n}  :: schijntje {n}
pituitary {adj} (of or pertaining to the pituitary gland)  :: hypofysaal
pituitary {n} (pituitary gland together with the pituitary stalk)  :: hypofyse
pituitary gland {n} (endocrine gland)  :: hypofyse
pity {n} (feeling of sympathy)  :: medelijden {n}, deernis {f}
pity {n} (something regrettable)  :: jammer, spijtig
pity {v} (to feel pity for someone or something)  :: beklagen
pity {interj} (what a pity) SEE: what a pity  ::
pivotal {adj} (being of crucial importance; central, key)  :: cruciaal, doorslaggevend
pixel {n} (one of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory)  :: pixel
pizza {n} (baked Italian dish)  :: pizza {f}
pizza parlor {n} (pizzeria) SEE: pizzeria  ::
pizzeria {n} (outlet that primarily sells pizza)  :: pizzeria {f}
placard {n} (a sheet of paper or cardboard)  :: plakkaat {n}
placate {v} (to calm)  :: kalmeren, bedaren
place {n} (location, position)  :: plaats {f}
place {n} (open space, courtyard, market square)  :: plein {n}
place {n} (informal: house or home)  :: huis {n}, huizen {n-p}, thuis {n}, tehuis {n}
place {n} (numeric: the column counting a certain quantity)  :: positie {f}, posities {f-p}
place {v} (to put in a specific location)  :: plaatsen
placeholder {n} (that which holds, denotes or reserves a place for something to come later)  :: plaatshouder {m}, invul-, vulsel {n}, vulling {f}
place importance on {v} (To consider something to be important)  :: belang hechten aan
place mat {n} (protective table mat)  :: placemat {m} {f}, onderlegger {m}
placename {n} (the name of a place)  :: plaatsnaam {c}
placenta {n} (anatomy: placenta)  :: moederkoek {m}, placenta {f}
placental abruption {n} (tearing away of the placenta)  :: plots loskomen van de moederkoek {n}
place of worship {n} (place where people can practise their faith)  :: gebedshuis {n}, godshuis {n}, bedehuis {n}, cultusplaats {f}
plagiarism {n} (copying of someone's ideas)  :: plagiaat {n}
plague {n} (specific disease "the Plague")  :: de pest, de Pest
plague {n} (an epidemic or pandemic caused by any pestilence)  :: pest, plaag
plague {n} (widespread affliction, calamity)  :: pest, plaag
plague {n} (a nuisance)  :: pest, ellende, kwelling
plague {v} (to harass)  :: kwellen, pesten
plague {v} (to afflict with disease or calamity)  :: teisteren
plaice {n}  :: schol {m}, [Flemish] pladijs
plain {adj} (ordinary; lacking adornment or ornamentation)  :: eenvoudig
plain {adj} (computing: containing no non-printing characters)  :: kaal
plain {n} (an expanse of land with relatively low relief)  :: vlakte
plaintiff {n} (party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant)  :: eiser, aanklager
plain-winged antshrike {n} (bird)  :: leikleurige mierklauwier
plait {v} (to double in narrow folds) SEE: pleat  ::
plait {v} (to interweave)  :: vlechten
plan {n} (technical drawing)  :: schema {n}, ontwerp {n}
plan {n} (set of intended actions)  :: plan {n}
plan {n} (2-dimensional drawing from above)  :: ontwerp {n}, plan {n}
plan {v} (to design)  :: ontwerpen
plan {v} (to create a plan for)  :: ontwerpen, plannen
plan {v} (to intend)  :: van plan zijn, plannen
Planck's constant {n} (constant)  :: constante van Planck {f}
Planck unit {n} (physics)  :: Planckdeeltje {n}
plane {adj} (of a surface: flat or level.)  :: vlak
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions)  :: vlak {n}
plane {n} (level of existence)  :: vlak {n}
plane {n} (a tool)  :: schaaf
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane)  :: schaven
plane {n} (airplane)  :: vliegtuig {n}
plane {v} (to glide)  :: glijden
plane {n} (deciduous tree)  :: plataan {m}
planer {n} (woodworking tool)  :: schaaf
planet {n} (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky)  :: planeet {f}
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun)  :: planeet {f}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star)  :: planeet {f}
planetarium {n} (museum which displays images of space)  :: planetarium {n}
planetary {adj} (of or relating to planets)  :: planetair
planetary aberration {n}  :: planetaire afwijking {m}
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity)  :: planetaire nevel
planetary science {n} (branch of astronomy)  :: planetologie {f}, planeetkunde {f}
planetary system {n} (a group of various non-stellar objects orbiting a star or star system)  :: planetenstelsel {n}
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: plane  ::
Planet X {prop} (hypothetical planet)  :: planeet X {f}
plangent {adj} (having a loud mournful sound)  :: luidklagend, huilend, klaagzingend, klaagzangerig
plank {n} (long, broad and thick piece of timber)  :: plank {c}
plant {n} (organism capable of photosynthesis)  :: plant {m}, gewas {n}
plant {n}  :: site {m}, bedrijf {n}, centrale {f}
plant {v} (place in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow)  :: planten, poten
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory  ::
plantain {n} (small plant)  :: weegbree {m}
plantain {n} (fruit)  :: bakbanaan
plantation {n} (large farm)  :: aanplanting {f}, plantage {f}
plash {v} (to splash)  :: pletsen
plasma {n} (high energy state of matter)  :: plasma {n}
plasma {n} (component of blood)  :: plasma {n}
plasma membrane {n} (cell membrane) SEE: cell membrane  ::
plasmid {n} (loop of double-stranded DNA that is separate from the chromosomes)  :: plasmide {f} {n}
plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
plastic {n} (synthetic thermoplastic polymer)  :: plastic, plastiek {n}, kunststof {f}
plastic {n} (any similar synthetic material)  :: plastic, kunststof {c}
plastic {adj} (capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant)  :: plastisch
plastic {adj} (made of plastic)  :: plastic
plasticity {n}  :: plasticiteit {f}
plasticizer {n} (substance added for pliability in plastics)  :: weekmaker
plate {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: foot) SEE: foot  ::
plate {n} (flat dish)  :: bord {n}, dienblad {f}
plate {n} (flat metallic object)  :: plaat {f}
plate {n} (item coated with silver)  :: dienblad {n}
plate {n} (printing: engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper)  :: plaat {f}
plate {n} (baseball: home plate) SEE: home plate  ::
plate {n} (prize given to the winner in a contest) SEE: prize  ::
plateau {n} (level expanse)  :: hoogvlakte {f}, plateau {n}
platelet {n} (particle found in the blood of mammals)  :: bloedplaatje {n}
platform {n} (stage for speeches and performances)  :: podium {n}, platform {n}, verhoog {n}
platform {n} (high shoe type)  :: platformschoen {n}
platform {n} (computing: particular type of operating system or environment)  :: platform {n}
platform {n} (politics: political stance on a broad set of issues)  :: podium {n}, kiesprogramma {n}, programma {n}
platform {n} (travel: raised structure for passengers)  :: perron {n}
platform game {n} (A video game characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles)  :: platformspel
platinum {n} (metal)  :: platina {n}
platitude {n} (often-quoted saying)  :: platitude, cliché
platitude {n} (triteness)  :: platitude, cliché
platonic {adj}  :: platonisch
Platonic solid {n} (Any one of five polyhedra)  :: regelmatig veelvlak {n}, platonisch lichaam {n}
platypus {n} (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)  :: vogelbekdier {n}
plausibility {n} (the quality of being plausible)  :: plausibel, waarschijnlijk
plausible {adj} (likely, acceptable)  :: aannemelijk, aanneembaar
Plautdietsch {prop} (variety of Low German, see also: Mennonite Low German)  :: Plautdietsch
play {v} (act in a manner such that one has fun)  :: spelen
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (transitive sense), affecting a noun)  :: spelen, bespelen
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (intransitive sense, not affecting a noun))  :: spelen
play {v} (act in a performance)  :: optreden
play {v} (participate in (a sport or game))  :: spelen, meespelen
play {v} (use a device to hear (a recording))  :: spelen, afspelen
play {n} (playful activity)  :: spel
play {n} (individual's performance in a sport)  :: spelbeweging {f}
play {n} (literary composition intended to be represented)  :: schouwspel {n}
play {n} (theatrical performance)  :: optreden {n}, schouwspel {n}, toneelstuk {n}, stuk {n}
playable {adj} (able to be played)  :: speelbaar
playboy {n} (man who devotes himself to pleasure)  :: casanova, don juan
playdough {n} (childrens' modeling clay)  :: speelklei
play down {v} (make something seem less important)  :: bagatelliseren
player {n} (who plays any game)  :: speler {m}
player {n} (dramatic actor)  :: speler {m}, vertolker {m}
player {n} (who plays on a musical instrument)  :: bespeler {m}, speler {m}
player {n} (playful person, idler)  :: speler {m}, speelvogel {m}
player {n} (gambler)  :: speler {m}, gokker
player {n} (electronic device)  :: speler {m}
player {n} (software application)  :: speler {m}, player
playful {adj}  :: speels
playfulness {n} (quality of being playful)  :: speelsheid {f}
playground {n} (large open space to play on, usually for children)  :: speelplein {n}, speelterrein {n}, speeltuin {m}
playground {n} (open-air space on a school campus where the children can play)  :: speelplein {n}, speelplaats
playground {n} (small area for children)  :: speeltuin {f}, speelterrein {n}
playground {n} (space to do what one pleases)  :: speelterrein {n}
play hookey {v} (To be absent without permission)  :: spijbelen
play hooky {v} (to stay away from school, work, etc. without suitable permission or excuse)  :: spijbelen
play house {n} (toy house for dolls) SEE: doll's house  ::
playhouse {n} (venue for performing plays) SEE: theater  ::
playing card {n} (one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card)  :: speelkaart {f}
play it safe {v} (take a cautious, risk-free approach)  :: het op zeker spelen
playlist {n} (record)  :: afspeellijst {f}, playlist {m}
playlist {n} (computing)  :: afspeellijst {f}, playlist {m}
playpen {n} (enclosure for children to play in)  :: box {m}
PlayStation {n} (series of video game consoles)  :: PlayStation {c}
plaything {n} (something intended for playing with)  :: speeltje
play truant {v} (to be absent from school without permission)  :: spijbelen
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation)  :: met vuur spelen
playwright {n} (writer of plays for the theatre)  :: toneelschrijver {m}
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright  ::
plaza {n} (a towns' public square)  :: plein {n}
PLC {n} (Abbreviation for Public Limited Liability Corporation)  :: PVBA
plea {n} (appeal, petition, entreaty)  :: pleidooi {n}, smeekbede {f}
plea {n} (excuse)  :: pleidooi {n}
plea {n} (that which is presented in defense or justification)  :: pleidooi {n}
plea {n} (law: defendant's answer to plaintiff’s declaration)  :: pleidooi {n}
plea {n} (law: cause in court)  :: zaak {f}, rechtszaak {f}
plead {v} (to present an argument)  :: pleiten, bepleiten
plea in abatement {n}  :: eis tot nietigheid,
pleasant {adj} (giving pleasure; pleasing in manner)  :: aangenaam, behaaglijk, plezierig, fijn
please {v} (to make happy or satisfy)  :: [satisfy] bevallen, [give pleasure] behagen
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request)  :: [polite] alstublieft, gelieve, [casual] alsjeblieft, a.u.b., a.j.b.; [Flemish] [polite, casual] alstublieft
please {adv} (expression of annoyance or impatience)  :: [Flemish] allez
pleased to meet you {phrase} (polite formula used when being introduced to somebody)  :: aangenaam, aangename kennismaking, aangenaam om met u kennis te maken, aangenaam met u kennis te maken
please pass the salt {phrase} (please pass the salt)  :: geef over alstublieft het zout
please repeat after me {phrase} (phrase)  :: [formal] zegt u mij na alstublieft, [informal] zeg mij na alsjeblieft
please speak more slowly {phrase} (please speak more slowly)  :: [formal] spreek alstublieft langzamer, [informal] spreek alsjeblieft langzamer
please turn left {phrase} (please turn left)  :: draai links, alstublieft
please turn right {phrase} (please turn right)  :: draai rechts, alstublieft
pleasure {n} (a state of being pleased)  :: genoegen {n}, welbehagen {n}, plezier {n}
pleat {n} (fold in a fabric of a garment)  :: plooi
pleat {n} (plait) SEE: plait  ::
plebeian {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people)  :: plebejisch, volks, vulgair
plebeian {n} (one of the common people in ancient Rome)  :: plebejer {m}
plebiscite {n} (A referendum, especially one that concerns changes in sovereignty)  :: referendum, plebisciet
plectrum {n} (music: small piece for plucking strings)  :: plectrum {n}
pled {v} (Past tense of plead)  :: pleitte, pleitten
pled {v} (Past participle of plead)  :: gepleit
pledge {v} (to make a solemn promise)  :: plechtig beloven
pledge {v} (to deposit something as a security; to pawn)  :: verpanden
pledge {n} (person who has taken a pledge of allegiance to a fraternity)  :: schacht
pleiad {n} (group of people)  :: pleiade
Pleiades {prop} (Greek mythology)  :: Pleiaden
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy)  :: Zevengesternte
plenary {adj} (fully attended)  :: plenair
plenipotentiary {n} (person invested with supreme authority)  :: gevolmachtigde {m}, plenipotentiaris {m}
plenipotentiary {adj} (invested with full power)  :: gevolmachtigd
plenty {n} (a more than adequate amount)  :: overvloed {m}
pleonasm {n} (redundancy in wording)  :: pleonasme {n}
plethora {n} (excess, abundance)  :: overmaat
pleural cavity {n} (body cavity)  :: pleurale ruimte {f}, pleuraholte {f}
pleurisy {n} (inflammation of lung pleura)  :: pleuris
plexus {n} (network or interwoven mass)  :: plexus {m}
Pliensbachian {prop} (a subdivision of the Jurassic period)  :: Pliensbachien
pliers {n} (gripping tool which multiplies the strength of the user's hand)  :: tang {m} {f}
plight {n} (unfortunate situation)  :: benarde toestand
plight {n} (condition or state)  :: toestand
Pliny {prop} (Roman praenomen)  :: Plinius
plosive {n} (consonant)  :: occlusief, plosief, plofklank
plot {n} (course of a story)  :: plot {m}/{n}, intrige, verhaal {n}
plot {n} (area of land used for building on or planting on)  :: perceel {n}
plot {n} (graph or diagram)  :: plot, diagram {n}, grafiek {m}
plot {n} (secret plan to achieve an end)  :: complot {m}, samenzwering {f}
plot {v} (transitive: to conceive)  :: bedenken, beramen
plot {v} (to trace out a graph or diagram)  :: plotten
plot twist {n} (change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot)  :: perceel draai
plough {n} (device pulled through the ground)  :: ploeg {f}
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting)  :: ploegen
plough {v} (to use a plough)  :: ploegen
ploughing {n}  :: omploegen {n}, omspitten {n}
plover {n} (wading bird of the family Charadriidae)  :: plevier {m}
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plowboy {n} (boy plower)  :: ploegjongen {m}
plower {n} (one who plows)  :: ploeger {m}
plowman {n} (male plower)  :: [literal equivalent] ploegman {m}, ploeger {m}
plowshare {n} (cutting edge of a plow)  :: ploegschaar {f}, ploegijzer {n}
ploy {n} (strategy, tactic)  :: kunstgreep, strategie, tactiek
pluck {v} (to pull something sharply; to pull something out)  :: plukken, grabbelen, grijpen, rukken
pluck {v} (music: to gently play a single string)  :: plukken
pluck {v} (to remove feathers from a bird)  :: plukken, pluimen
pluck {v} (to rob, steal forcibly)  :: kaalplukken, pluimen
pluck {n} (instance of plucking)  :: pluk, gepluk {n}, plukken {n}
pluck {n} (offal from the trunk of an animal)  :: ingewanden {p}, slachtafval {n}
pluck {n} (nerve, fortitude, persistence)  :: moed, doorzettingsvermogen {n}
plug {n} (electric connecting device)  :: stekker {m}
plug {n} (hole filler)  :: stop {m} [solid, shaped plug], prop {f} {m} [plug of paper, cloth &c.]
plug {n} (hold for nails)  :: plug {m}
plug-in {n} (computer program addon)  :: plug-in {m}
plum {n} (the fruit)  :: pruim
plum {n} (the tree)  :: pruimenboom {m}
plum {n} (the colour)  :: donkerrood {n}
plum {adj} (colour)  :: donkerrood, donkerrode
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin  ::
plumage {n} (feathers)  :: pluimage, gevederte {n}, verenkleed {n}
plumage {n} (finery or elaborate dress)  :: vol ornaat
plumb {adj} (truly vertical)  :: loodrecht, in het lood
plumb {adv} (in a vertical direction)  :: loodrecht, in het lood
plumber {n} (one who works in lead)  :: loodgieter {m}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage)  :: loodgieter {m}
plumbery {n} (business of a plumber) SEE: plumbing  ::
plumbing {n} (pipes, etc, of a water/gas/sewage system in a building)  :: loodgieterswerk {n}, riolering {f}
plumbing {n} (trade or occupation of a plumber)  :: loodgieterswerk {n}
plumbism {n} (lead poisoning)  :: loodvergiftiging {f}
plum blossom {n} (the blossom of the Prunus mume)  :: pruimenbloesem {m}
plume {n} (feather)  :: pluim, veer, veder {f}
plume {n} (cluster of feathers)  :: plumeau, stoffer
plume {n} (geology: upwelling of molten material)  :: stofwolk, rookwolk
plummet {n} (lead on a line, plumb bob, plummet line)  :: schietlood
plummet {v} (to drop swiftly, in a direct manner; to fall quickly)  :: omlaagschieten, tuimelen, kelderen
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum  ::
plunder {v} (to take all the goods of, by force (as in war) (transitive))  :: plunderen, brandschatten
plunder {v} (to take by force or wrongfully)  :: plunderen, roven
plunder {v} (to commit robbery or looting (intransitive))  :: plunderen, roven
plunder {v} (to use or use up wrongfully)  :: plunderen, leegroven, opgebruiken, uitputten
plunder {n} (instance of plundering)  :: plundering, brandschatting
plunder {n} (loot attained by plundering)  :: buit, plunderbuit
plunderous {adj} (by nature or otherwise characteristically tending to plunder)  :: plunderziek
pluperfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense  ::
pluperfect tense {n} (tense)  :: voltooid verleden tijd {m}, plusquamperfectum {n}
plural {adj} (more than one)  :: meervoudig, meervoudige
plural {n} (word in plural form)  :: meervoud {n}
pluralism {n} (social system with multiple cultural identities)  :: pluralisme {n}
plurality {n} (most votes in election, but less than 50%)  :: relatieve meerderheid
plus {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign  ::
plus {conj} (arithmetic: sum)  :: plus, en
plus {conj} (in addition to)  :: plus
plus {n} (positive quantity)  :: plus
plus {n} (useful addition)  :: meerwaarde {f}, {m}
plus {adj} (being positive rather than negative or zero)  :: positief
plus {adj} (positive, involving advantage)  :: positief
plus {adj} (physics: electrically positive)  :: positief, plus
plush {n} (textile fabric)  :: pluche {n}
plus sign {n} (mathematical symbol)  :: plusteken {n}
Plutarch {prop} (Greek historian)  :: Plutarchus
Pluto {prop} (god)  :: Pluto
Pluto {prop} (Kuiper belt object - a dwarf planet)  :: Pluto
plutocrat {n} (someone who rules by virtue of his or her wealth)  :: plutocraat
plutonium {n} (chemical element)  :: plutonium {n}
pluviograph {n} (self-registring pluviometer)  :: pluviograaf {m}
Pluviôse {prop} (the fifth month of the French Republican Calendar)  :: pluviôse {m}, regenmaand {f}
ply {v} (to bend; to fold)  :: plooien
plz {adv} (short for please)  :: a.u.b.
pneumatic drill {n} (pneumatic drill) SEE: jackhammer  ::
pneumoconiosis {n} (disease of the lungs)  :: stoflong {f}, pneumoconiose {f}
pneumonia {n} (inflammation of the lungs)  :: longontsteking
pneumothorax {n} (presence of air inside the pleural cavity)  :: klaplong {}, pneumothorax {m}
poach {v} (to take game or fish illegally)  :: stropen
poacher {n} (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally)  :: stroper {m}
poaching {n} (trespassing in search of game)  :: wildstropen, wildstroperij
pochard {n} (duck)  :: tafeleend
pocket {n} (bag stitched to an item of clothing)  :: zak {m}
pocket gopher {n} (rodent of the family Geomyidae)  :: goffer, wangzakratte, zakratte
pocketknife {n} (small knife whose blades or tools can fold in its handle)  :: zakmes {n}
pocket money {n} (money given to a child)  :: zakgeld {n}
pod {n} (seed case)  :: peul
pod {n} (small vehicle)  :: capsule
pod {n} (group of whales)  :: troep {m}
pod {v} (To remove peas from their case)  :: peulen
-pod {suffix} (related to or resembling a foot)  :: -pode, -potige
podcast {n} (podcast)  :: podcast {m}
Podgorica {prop} (capital city of Montenegro)  :: Podgorica
podium {n} (platform)  :: podium, spreekgestoelte {n}
poem {n} (literary piece written in verse)  :: gedicht {n}, vers {n}
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry)  :: gedicht {n}
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing)  :: gedicht {n}
poet {n} (person who writes poems)  :: dichter {m}
poetess {n} (female poet)  :: dichteres {f}, poëte {f}
poetic {adj} (relating to poetry)  :: poëtisch
poetic {adj} (characteristic of poets)  :: poëtisch, dichterlijk
poetry {n} (class of literature)  :: poëzie, dichtkunst
poetry {n} (composition in verse or language exhibiting conscious attention to patterns)  :: poëzie, dichtwerk {n}
poetry {n} (a poet's literary production)  :: poëzie, dichtwerk {n}
poetry {n} (poetical quality, artistic and/or artful, which appeals or stirs the imagination)  :: poëzie
Pohnpeian {adj} (relating to island state)  :: Pohnpeiaans
Pohnpeian {adj} (relating to language)  :: Pohnpeiaans
Pohnpeian {n} (Micronesian person)  :: Pohnpeiaan {m}
Pohnpeian {prop} (Micronesian language)  :: Pohnpeiaans
poignant {adj} (evoking strong mental sensation)  :: schrijnend
poinsettia {n} (plant)  :: kerstster {f} {m}
point {n} (element in larger whole)  :: punt {n}, onderdeel {n}
point {n} (particular moment in an event or occurrence)  :: punt {m}, tijdstip {n}, tijdpunt {n}
point {n} (opinion which adds to the discussion)  :: standpunt {n}
point {n} (tiny amount of time)  :: tel {m}
point {n} (location or place)  :: punt {m}, plek {f}, plaats {f}, oord {n}, locatie {f}
point {n} (geometry: zero-dimensional object)  :: punt {m}
point {n} (purpose or objective)  :: doel {n}, doelstelling {f}, objectief {n}, target {n}
point {n} (full stop)  :: punt {f} {n}
point {n} (unit of scoring in a game or competition)  :: punt {n}, doelpunt {n}
point {n} (arithmetic: decimal point (note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.))  :: komma {n}
point {n} (typography: unit of size)  :: eenheid {f}
point {n} (electric power socket)  :: stopcontact {n}
point {n} (sharp tip)  :: punt {m}
point {n} (any projecting extremity)  :: punt {n}
point {n} (peninsula)  :: schiereiland {n}
point {v} (to extend finger)  :: wijzen
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice  ::
pointer {n} (computer programming: variable that stores the address of another variable)  :: pointer
pointer {n} (computing: icon indicating mouse position) SEE: cursor  ::
pointing-trowel {n} (tool)  :: dagge, dagijzer {n}, voegijzer {n}, voegspijker {m}
pointless {adj} (having no purpose)  :: zinloos
point mutation {n} (mutation involving a small number of basees)  :: puntmutatie
point of no return {n} ((idiomatic) the point when it is no longer possible to stop the process)  :: punt van veilige terugkeer {n}
point out {v} (identify with a bodily gesture)  :: aanwijzen, aanduiden, tonen
point out {v} (tell, remind, indicate to someone)  :: uiteenzetten, aanduiden, aangeven, erop wijzen
points {n} (moveable rails used to switch a train from one track to another)  :: wissel
pointsman {n} (a man in charge of railroad points or switches)  :: wisselwachter
pointy {adj} (pointed in shape)  :: puntig
poison {n} (substance harmful to a living organism)  :: gif {n}, vergif {n}, vergift {n}
poison {v} (to use poison to kill or paralyse)  :: vergiftigen
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock  ::
poisoning {n} (administration of a poison)  :: vergiftiging
poisonous {adj} (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous)  :: giftig
poke {v} (to jab with an object such as a finger or a stick)  :: porren
poke {v} (to poke a fire to remove ash or promote burning)  :: poken, opporren
poker {n} (metal rod for poking)  :: pook {m}
poker {n} (one who pokes)  :: poker {m}, pookster {f}
poker {n} (card game)  :: poker {n}
poker face {n} (impassive facial expression preventing determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand or of bluffing)  :: pokerface
poker face {n} (any similar expression preventing giving away one's motives etc.)  :: pokerface
pokey {adj} (cramped)  :: eng
pokey {adj} (slow)  :: sloom
pokey {adj} (fast)  :: vurig
pokey {n} (prison)  :: nor {f}, amigo {m}
Poland {prop} (European country)  :: Polen {n}
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus)  :: ijsbeer {m}
Polaris {prop} (star)  :: Polaris
polar night {n} (period of darkness)  :: poolnacht {f}
polder {n} (area of ground reclaimed from a sea or lake by means of dikes)  :: polder {m}
polder model {n} (consensus decision-making)  :: poldermodel {n}
pole {n} (long and slender object)  :: boom, paal
pole {n} (extreme of an axis)  :: pool
pole {n} (magnetic point)  :: pool
Pole {n} (person from Poland)  :: Pool {m}, Poolse {f}
polecat {n} (Mustela putorius)  :: bunzing {m}
polecat {n} (skunk) SEE: skunk  ::
pole star {n} (the star)  :: poolster, leidster, leidstar
pole star {n} (a guiding principle)  :: leidster, leidstar, richtinggevend beginsel , richtinggevend principe {n}
pole-vaulter {n} (A person who pole-vaults)  :: polsstokhoogspringer
police {n} (an organisation that enforces the law)  :: politie {f}
police car {n} (automobile used by a police officer)  :: politieauto {m}, politiewagen {m}
police dog {n} (trained dog for police work)  :: politiehond
policeman {n} (a member of a police force)  :: politieagent {m}, politieagente {f}
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency)  :: politieagent {m}, politieagente {f}, politieman {m}, politievrouw {f}, agent {m}, agente {f}
police station {n} (building of police force)  :: politiebureau {n}
policy {n} (principle of conduct)  :: beleid {n}, politiek {f}
policy {n} (prudent conduct)  :: tactiek {n}, voorzichtigheid
policy {n} (law: insurance document)  :: polis, verzekeringscontract {n}
policymaker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies)  :: beleidsmaker {m}
polis {n} (a city or city-state)  :: polis
polish {n} (substance used to polish)  :: poets, poetsmiddel
polish {n} (cleanliness; smoothness; shininess)  :: glans {m}
polish {v} (make a surface smooth or shiny)  :: polijsten, poetsen, oppoetsen
polish {v} (to refine; improve imperfections from)  :: oppoetsen
Polish {adj} (of Poland or its language)  :: Pools
Polish {prop} (the language of Poland)  :: Pools {n}
polite {adj} (well-mannered)  :: beleefd
politeness {n} (act of being polite)  :: beleefdheid {f}
political {adj} (concerning or relating to politics)  :: politiek
political {adj} (motivated by political calculation)  :: partijpolitiek, politiek
political {adj} (of or relating to views about social relationships that involve power or authority)  :: politiek
politically {adv} (in a political manner)  :: staatkundig
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively)  :: politiek correct, policor
political party {n} (political organization)  :: partij {f}
political prisoner {n} (person)  :: politieke gevangene {m} {f}
political science {n} (study of politics)  :: politicologie {f}
political scientist {n} (political science expert)  :: politicoloog {m}, politicologe {f}
politician {n} (one engaged in politics)  :: politicus {m}, politica {f}
politics {n} (a methodology and activities associated with running a government)  :: politiek {f}
politology {n} (political science) SEE: political science  ::
polity {n} (an organizational structure of the government)  :: bestuursvorm, staatsbestel, leden van een gemeenschap
polity {n} (politically organized unit)  :: staatsvorm, staatsbestel
poll {v} (to solicit mock votes from (a person or group))  :: peilen
pollen {n} (fine granular substance produced in flowers)  :: stuifmeel {n}, pollen {n}
polling booth {n} (voting booth) SEE: voting booth  ::
poll tax {n} (uniform tax per individual)  :: personele belasting
pollutant {n} (something that pollutes)  :: vervuiler {m}
pollution {n} (the contamination of the environment by harmful substances)  :: vervuiling {f}, milieuverontreiniging {f}, pollutie {f}, milieuvervuiling {f}
pollution {n} (something that pollutes; pollutant)  :: vervuiling {f}, milieuverontreiniging {f}, pollutie {f}
pollution {n} (archaic: physical defilement)  :: bezoedeling {f}, milieuverontreiniging {f}, pollutie {f}, smet {m}
polonium {n} (chemical element)  :: polonium {n}
poltergeist {n} (a disruptive ghost)  :: klopgeest {m}, poltergeest {m}
poltroon {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly  ::
poly- {prefix} (many)  :: poly-
polyamory {n} (practices involving relationships with multiple partners)  :: polyamorie
polyclinic {n} (a clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated)  :: polikliniek {f}
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene)  :: polyetheen {n}
polyethylene glycol {n} (water-soluble polymer)  :: polyethyleenglycol {m}
polyethylene terephthalate {n} (type of polyester)  :: polyethyleentereftalaat {n}
polygamous {adj} (of, relating to, or practicing polygamy)  :: polygaam
polygamy {n} (the having of a plurality of socially bonded sexual partners at the same time)  :: polygamie {f}
polygamy {n} (zoology: the state or habit of having more than one mate)  :: polygamie {f}
polygamy {n} (botany: the condition or state of a plant which bears both perfect and unisexual flowers)  :: polygamie {f}
polyglot {adj} (Versed in, or speaking, many languages)  :: meertalig, polyglot
polyglot {adj} (Containing, or made up of, several languages)  :: meertalig, polyglot
polyglot {adj} (Comprising various linguistic groups)  :: veeltalig, polyglot
polyglot {n} (one who masters, notably speaks, several languages)  :: meertalige {m}, polyglot {m}, veeltalige {m}, talenkenner {m}, polyglot
polyglot {n} (publication containing several versions of the same)  :: polyglotte {m} {f}, polyglot {m}
polyglotism {n} (the use of several languages)  :: polyglossie, meertaligheid, veeltaligheid
polygon {n} (plane figure bounded by straight edges)  :: veelhoek {m}, polygoon {m}
polygonal {adj} (having many angles)  :: veelhoekig
polymer {n} (molecule consisting of many identical monomers)  :: polymeer {n}
polymeride {n} (polymer) SEE: polymer  ::
polymorphism {n} (ability to assume different forms or shapes)  :: polymorfisme {n}
polymorphism {n} (biology: coexistence of two or more distinct forms independent of sex)  :: polymorfisme {n}
polymorphism {n} (computer science: feature of object-oriented programming)  :: polymorfisme {n}
polymorphism {n} (crystallography: ability of a material to exist in more than one form)  :: polymorfisme {n}
Polynesia {prop} (part of Oceania)  :: Polynesië
Polynesian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Polynesia)  :: Polynesisch
Polynesian rat {n} (Rattus exulans)  :: Polynesische rat
polynya {n} (an area of open water surrounded by sea ice)  :: wakvlakte
polyphonic {adj} (of or relating to polyphony)  :: polyfoon
polyphyletic {adj} (having multiple ancestral sources)  :: polyfyletisch
polysemic {adj} (having a number of meanings, interpretations or understandings)  :: polyseem
polysemy {n} (ability to have multiple meanings)  :: polysemie
polysyllabic {adj} (having more than one syllable)  :: meerlettergrepig
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic)  :: polysynthetisch
polytheism {n} (belief in the existence of many gods)  :: polytheïsme {n}
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polytonic {adj} (Using the Greek system of diacritics)  :: meertonig, meertonige
polyunsaturated fat {n} (a fat or oil containing a high proportion of polyunsaturated fatty acids)  :: meervoudig onverzadigde vetzuren {p}
polyunsaturated fatty acid {n} (fatty acid)  :: meervoudig onverzadigde vetzuren {p}
polyurethane {n} (any of various polymeric resins containing urethane links)  :: polyurethaan {n}
polyvinyl chloride {n} (thermoplastic resin)  :: PVC
pomegranate {n} (shrub/tree)  :: granaatappel {m}
pomegranate {n} (fruit)  :: granaatappel {m}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit  ::
pomelo {n} (large fruit of the C. maxima or grandis)  :: pompelmoes
Pomerania {prop} (region of Europe on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea)  :: Pommeren {n}
Pomerelia {prop} (historical region in Pomerania)  :: Pommerellen
pomp {n} (show of magnificence)  :: praal {c}
ponce {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
pond {n} (small lake)  :: vijver {m}
pond {n} (the Atlantic Ocean)  :: De Atlantische Oceaan
pond damselfly {n} (type of damselfly)  :: waterjuffer {f}
ponder {v} (to think deeply)  :: overwegen
ponder {v} (to consider carefully)  :: overdenken
poniard {n} (dagger)  :: knijf {n}, ponjaard {m}
pontiff {n} (pope)  :: paus {m}, hogepriester
pontifical {adj} (Of or pertaining to a pontiff)  :: pontificaal
pontificate {n} (state of a pontifex)  :: pontificaat {n}
pontificate {v} (act like a pontiff)  :: orakelen
pontificate {v} (speak in a patronizing, supercilious or pompous manner)  :: orakelen
pony {n} (small horse)  :: pony {m}
poo {n} (faecal matter)  :: poep {m} (also a fart)
pooch {n} (slang: dog)  :: vuilnisbakkie {n}
pooch {n} (mongrel)  :: bastaard {m}
pooch {v} (to extend beyond normal limits)  :: puilen, uitpuilen
pood {n} (Russian unit of mass)  :: poed {m}
poodle {n} (any of various breeds of poodle)  :: poedel {m}
pool {n} (body of water)  :: bekken {n}
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool  ::
poop {v} (to defecate)  :: kakken poepen , schijten
poop {n} (feces) SEE: poo  ::
poop {n} (stern) SEE: stern  ::
poop {v} (to break wind) SEE: break wind  ::
poor {adj} (with no possessions or money)  :: arm, armoedig, berooid
poor {adj} (to be pitied)  :: arm, arme, beklagenswaardig
poor as a church mouse {adj} (very poor)  :: [vulgar] geen nagel hebben om zijn gat mee af te krabben, zo arm als Job, zo arm als een kerkrat
poorly {adj} (ill) SEE: ill  ::
pop {v} (to hit) SEE: hit  ::
pop {n} (loud, sharp sound)  :: plop
pop {n} (affectionate form of father)  :: pap
pop {v} (to ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
popcorn {n} (a snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating)  :: gepofte maïs {m}, pof-maïs {m}, popcorn {m}
pope {n} (head of the Roman Catholic Church)  :: paus {m}
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope)  :: pausmobiel {m}
Popeye {prop} (tough cartoon sailor)  :: Popeye
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker  ::
popinjay {n} (parrot) SEE: parrot  ::
popinjay {n} (vain, gaudy person)  :: windbuil, verwaand heerschap, kwastl
popinjay {n} (archery: target to shoot at)  :: gaai
poplar {n} (any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus)  :: populier {m}
popliteal {adj} (area behind the knee)  :: wade {f}
pop music {n} (music intended for or accepted by a wide audience)  :: pop, popmuziek
poppy {n} (plant)  :: klaproos {f}
poppycock {n} (nonsense)  :: onzin, nonsens
pop the question {v} (pop the question)  :: uithuwelijken, om iemands hand vragen
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population  ::
popular {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people)  :: volks-, volks
popular {adj} (liked by many people)  :: populair, geliefd, gewild, in trek
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion  ::
popular science {n} (of, or having to do with popular science)  :: populairwetenschappelijk
populate {v} (to live in)  :: bevolken
population {n} (all people living within a political or geographical boundary)  :: bevolking {f}
population {n} (biology: collection of organisms)  :: populatie, bevolking
population {n} (number of residents in a given area)  :: bevolking, inwonertal {n}
population {n} (statistics: greater group of units from which a sample can be drawn)  :: populatie {f}
pop up {v} (to appear without warning)  :: opduiken, te voorschijn komen
porbeagle {n} (Lamna nasus)  :: haringhaai {m}
porcelain {n} (hard, white, translucent ceramic)  :: porselein {n}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material)  :: porselein
porch {n} (a covered and enclosed entrance to a building)  :: veranda {f}, portiek {f}
porcupine {n} (large rodent)  :: stekelvarken {n}
pore {n} (a tiny opening in the skin)  :: porie {f}
pork {n} (meat of a pig)  :: varkensvlees {n}
pork-barrelling {n} (practice of giving favours or money for support)  :: stemmenlokkerij, favoritisme,cliëntelisme
pork rind {n} (food made from pork skin)  :: zwoerd {n}, knabbelspek {m}
porn {n} (pornographic work)  :: porno
porn {n} (pornography) SEE: pornography  ::
porno {n} (pornography)  :: porno, pornografie
pornocracy {n} (government by or dominated by prostitutes)  :: pornocratie {f}
pornographer {n} (person involved in creation or dissemination of pornography)  :: pornograaf
pornographic {adj} (containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity)  :: pornografisch
pornography {n} (depiction of sexual subject matter with prurient intent)  :: pornografie {f}
porpoise {n} (cetacean)  :: bruinvis {m}
porridge {n} (breakfast cereal dish, see also: oatmeal)  :: pap {c}
port {n} (dock or harbour)  :: haven {f}
port {n} (left-hand side of a vessel when facing the front)  :: bakboord {n}
port {adj} (of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel)  :: bakboord-
port {n} (opening where a connection is made)  :: poort
port {n} (computing: logical or physical construct into and from which data are transferred)  :: poort
port {v} (computing: to adapt a program so that it works on a different platform)  :: overdragen, porten
port {n} (fortified wine)  :: porto, port {m}
port {n} (entryway, portal) SEE: portal  ::
port {n} (port city) SEE: port city  ::
portable {adj} (able to be carried or moved)  :: draagbaar
portal {n} (grandiose entrance)  :: portaal {n}
portal {n} (website)  :: portaal {n}
portal site {n} (type of website)  :: portaalsite
port city {n} (city built around a port)  :: havenstad {f}
portcullis {n} (gate in the form of a grating)  :: valhek {n}
portend {v} (to serve as a warning or omen)  :: aankondigen
portent {n} (omen)  :: voorteken {n}, voorspook {n}
portentous {adj} (ominous; portending evil)  :: onheilspellend
porter {n} (person who carries luggage)  :: kruier {m}
porter {n} (person in control of a building entrance)  :: portier {m}
porter {n} ((Ireland) another name for stout) SEE: stout  ::
porthole {n} (circular window)  :: patrijs {f}, patrijspoort {f}
portico {n} (small space with a roof supported by columns, serving as the entrance to a building)  :: portiek {f}
portion {n} (allocated amount)  :: deel {n}, portie {f}
portly {adj} (euphemism for fat)  :: gezet
portmanteau {n} (case)  :: koffer {f}, valies {f}
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word  ::
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words)  :: mengwoord {n}, vlechtwoord {n}, kofferwoord {n}, porte-manteauwoord {n}, contaminatie {f}
Port Moresby {prop} (capital of Papua New Guinea)  :: Port Moresby
portrait {n} (painting of a person)  :: portret {n}
portrait {n} (print mode)  :: staand
Portsmouth {prop} (city in southern England)  :: Portsmouth
Portugal {prop} (country)  :: Portugal {n}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the region of Portugal)  :: Portugees, Portugese
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal)  :: Portugees {m}, Portugese {f}
Portuguese {prop} (the language)  :: Portugees {n}
Portuguese man-of-war {n} (Physalia physalis)  :: Portugees oorlogsschip {n}
Portuguese oak {n} (Quercus faginea)  :: Portugese eik {m}
Portuguese Water Dog {n} (Portuguese Water Dog)  :: Portugese waterhond {m}
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal)  :: porto, port {m}
pose {v} (assume or maintain a pose)  :: poseren
posh {adj} (associated with the upper classes)  :: deftig
posh {adj} (stylish, elegant, exclusive)  :: chic, bekakt [pejorative]
posit {n} (A postulate)  :: postulaat {n}
position {n} (place, location)  :: positie {f}
position {n} (stand)  :: stellingname {c}
positive {adj} (legal: formally laid down)  :: positief
positive {adj} (mathematics: greater than zero)  :: positief
positive {adj} (physics: having more protons than electrons)  :: positief
positive {adj} (slang: HIV positive)  :: HIV positief
positive {n} (the positive degree of adjectives and adverbs)  :: stellende trap {m}
positive degree {n} (that state of an adjective or adverb indicating simple quality, without comparison)  :: stellende trap
positively {adv} (in a positive manner)  :: positief
positively {adv} (with certainty)  :: positief
positively {adv} (very)  :: positief
positive thinking {n} (focusing on thoughts of success)  :: positief denken
positivism {n} (philosophical doctrine)  :: positivisme {n}
positron {n} (positron)  :: positron
posology {n} (study of the dosages of drugs)  :: posologie {f}
possess {v} (to have; to have ownership of)  :: bezitten
possess {v} (to take control of someone's body or mind)  :: bezit nemen van
possess {v}  :: bezitten
possessed {adj} (controlled by evil spirits)  :: bezeten
possessing {v} (present participle of possess)  :: bezittend
possession {n} (something that is owned)  :: bezitting {f}
possession {n} (ownership; taking, holding, keeping something as one's own)  :: bezit {n}, bezittingen {p}
possession {n} (the state of being possessed by a spirit or demon)  :: bezetenheid {f}
possessive {adj} (grammar: indicating possession)  :: bezittelijk
possessive {adj} (unwilling to yield possession of)  :: bezitterig
possessive {n} (possessive case) SEE: possessive case  ::
possessive adjective {n} (possessive determiner)  :: niet-zelfstandig bezittelijk voornaamwoord {n}
possessive case {n} (case used to express direct possession)  :: genitief {m}
possessive pronoun {n} (pronoun which expresses possession)  :: bezittelijk voornaamwoord {n}
possessor {n} (One who possesses)  :: bezitter {m}
possibility {n} (quality of being possible)  :: mogelijkheid {f}
possible {adj} (able but not certain to happen)  :: mogelijk
possible {adj} (capable of being done or achieved; feasible)  :: mogelijk, doenbaar, doenlijk, haalbaar, te doen, overwogen
possible {adj} (being considered, e.g. for a position)  :: mogelijk, denkbaar
possible {n} (a possible one)  :: mogelijke {n}, mogelijkheid
possible {n} (a possible choice)  :: mogelijke {n}, mogelijkheid, mogelijke kandidaat {m}
possible {n} (a particular event that may happen)  :: mogelijkheid
possibly {adv}  :: mogelijk
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that a proposition may be true or false) SEE: perhaps  ::
possum {n} (opossum) SEE: opossum  ::
post {n} (long dowel or plank protruding from the ground)  :: paal
post {n} (pole in a battery)  :: pool
post {n} (goalpost (sports))  :: doelpaal, paal
post {n} (method of delivering mail)  :: post
post {v} (to send mail)  :: posten, op de post doen, versturen, verzenden
post- {prefix} (later)  :: post-
post- {prefix} (behind)  :: post-
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid)  :: postzegel {m}
postal address {n} (the address to which mail is delivered)  :: huisadres {n}
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode  ::
postalveolar {adj} (articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge)  :: postalveolair
postalveolar {n} (any sound articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge)  :: postalveolaar {c}
postcard {n} (rectangular piece of thick paper to be mailed without an envelope)  :: briefkaart {f}
postcode {n} (sequence of letters and/or numbers added to a postal address)  :: postcode
posterior {adj} (located towards the rear)  :: achterkant {m}, rugzijde {m} {f}
posterior {adj} (following in order or time)  :: later, posterieur
posterior {n} (buttocks)  :: Achterste, achterwerk
posterior chamber {n} (space between iris and lens)  :: achterste oogkamer {f}
posterity {n} (all the future generations)  :: nageslacht {n}
postern {n} (secondary gateway)  :: achterdeur, achterpoort, zijingang, zijdeur
postern {adj} (situated at the rear)  :: achteraangelegen
post hoc {adv} (after the fact)  :: nadien, na de gebeurtenis.
posthumous {adj} (born after one's father's death)  :: posthuum, postuum
posthumous {adj} (taking place after one's death)  :: posthuum, postuum
posthumous {adj} (in reference to a work, published after the author's death)  :: posthuum, postuum
postimpressionism {n} (genre of painting)  :: postimpressionisme {n}
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman  ::
postmodernism {n} (a style of art, literature, etc)  :: postmodernisme
post office {n} (place)  :: postkantoor {n}, posterij {f}
post office box {n} (box hired as collection point for mail)  :: postbus {c}
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event)  :: uitstellen, verschuiven, achterstellen
postponed {adj} (Done later than originally planned; delayed)  :: uitgesteld
postposition {n} ((grammar) words that come after the noun)  :: achterzetsel {n}, achtergeplaatst voorzetsel {n}
post-production {n} (stages of film production happening between the actual filming and the completed film)  :: post-productie
postscript {n} (addendum to a letter)  :: postscriptum {n}, nota bene
postscriptum {n} (after the writing)  :: postscriptum {n}, P.S.; nota bene, NB
post-traumatic stress disorder {n} (condition that develops following some stressful situation)  :: posttraumatische stressstoornis
postulate {n} (logic: an axiom)  :: postulaat
postural {adj} (relating to posture)  :: houdings-
posture {n} (position of body)  :: houding
post-war {adj} (pertaining to a period following the end of a war)  :: naoorlogs
pot {n} (vessel for cooking or storing food etc.)  :: pot {m}
pot {v} (to put (something) into a pot)  :: oppotten
pot {v} (to preserve)  :: inmaken
pot {v} (to cause a ball to fall into a pocket)  :: potten
pot {n} (marijuana)  :: wiet
pot {n} (crucible) SEE: crucible  ::
potable {adj} (good for drinking)  :: drinkbaar, drinkbare
potash {n} (pot ash)  :: potas
potassium {n} (the chemical element)  :: kalium {n}, potas {f}
potato {n} (plant tuber eaten as starchy vegetable)  :: aardappel {f}, pieper {m}, patat {f}
potato beetle {n} (Colorado beetle)  :: coloradokever {m} {f}
potato salad {n} (salad made from chopped boiled potatoes)  :: aardappelsalade
potbellied {adj} (having a potbelly)  :: dikbuikig, gezet, corpulent
potbelly {n} (a large, swollen, or protruding abdomen)  :: bierbuik {m}, spekbuik {m}, buikje {n}, pens {f}
pot calling the kettle black {n} (situation in which somebody accuses someone else of a fault shared by the accuser)  :: de pot verwijt de ketel dat hij zwart ziet
Potemkin village {n} (any false construct devised to disguise a shortcoming or improve appearances)  :: potemkindorp {n}
potential {adj} (existing in possibility)  :: potentieel
potentially {adv} (in a manner showing much potential; with the possibility of happening in a given way)  :: potentieel
pothead {n} (a person who smokes cannabis frequently)  :: potroker, mariuhanaroker
pothole {n} (a hole in a road)  :: kuil {m}
potion {n} (small portion or dose of a liquid which is medicinal, poisonous, or magical)  :: drankje {n}, toverdrankje, tinctuur
potpourri {n} (a medley of songs or music)  :: potpourri {m}
potpourri {n} (a mixture of dried fragrant plant material used to scent a room)  :: potpourri {m}
potsherd {n} (piece of ceramic from pottery)  :: potscherf {f}
potter {n} (one who makes pots and ceramic wares)  :: pottenbakker {m}, pottenbakster {f}
pottery {n} (fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed)  :: aardewerk {n}, vaatwerk {n}, keramiek {f}
pottery {n} (workshop where pottery is made)  :: potterij {f}, pottenbakkerij {f}
pottery {n} (practise or craft of making pottery)  :: potterij {f}, pottenbakkerij {f}, keramiek {f}
potty {n} (bathroom) SEE: bathroom  ::
potty {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane  ::
potty {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine  ::
potty {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
pouch {n}  :: zak de
pouf {n} (padded footstool)  :: poef {m}
poultice {n} (A poultice or plaster)  :: papomslag {n}, cataplasma {n}
poultry {n} (birds)  :: pluimvee {n}
pounce {v} (To leap into the air intending to seize someone or something)  :: opspringen
pounce {v} (To attack suddenly)  :: bespringen
pounce {v} (To eagerly seize an opportunity)  :: grijpen
pound {n} (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois))  :: pond {n}
pound {n} (unit of currency)  :: pond {n}
pound {v} (to strike hard repeatedly)  :: beuken
pound {n} (US: symbol #) SEE: hash  ::
pound sign {n} (symbol #) SEE: hash  ::
pound sterling {n} (currency of the UK)  :: pond sterling, pond
pour {v} (to cause to flow in a stream)  :: gieten, uitstorten, schenken, pouren
pour {v} (to send forth as in a stream or a flood)  :: uitstorten, uitbraken
pour {v} (to send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly)  :: uitstorten
pour {v} (to flow, pass or issue in or as a stream)  :: stromen, gutsen
pour {n} (a stream, or something like a stream; a flood)  :: geut, straal, stroom
pour {n} (a flood of precipitation)  :: stortvloed, stortbui {f}
pour gasoline on the fire {v} (add fuel to the fire) SEE: add fuel to the fire  ::
pout {v} (push out one’s lips)  :: pruilen, de lippen tuiten
pout {v} (sulk, (pretend to) be ill-tempered)  :: pruilen
pout {n} (facial expression)  :: pruilmondje {n}, tuit {m} {f}, tuitmondje {n}
pouty {adj} (angry in a cute way)  :: pruilend
Po valley {prop} (large plain in northern Italy)  :: Povlakte {f}
poverty {n} (quality or state of being poor)  :: armoede {f}
powder {n} (fine particles of any dry substance)  :: poeder {m}
powder {v} (to reduce to fine particles)  :: fijnmalen, malen
powder {v} (to sprinkle with powder)  :: bepoederen
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder  ::
powdered milk {n} (dairy product) SEE: milk powder  ::
powdered sugar {n} (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc)  :: poedersuiker {m}
power {n} (capability or influence)  :: macht {f}
power {n} (influential nation, company etc.)  :: grootmacht, mogendheid {f}
power {n} (physical force or strength)  :: kracht {f}
power {n} (electricity, electricity supply)  :: voeding {m}, toevoer {m}, stroom {m}, [These may all be preceded by elektrische] spanning {f}, elektriciteit {f}
power {n} (physics: measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy)  :: vermogen
power {n} (physics: rate to magnify an optical image)  :: vergroting {f}
power {n} (maths: product of equal factors)  :: macht {f}
power {n} (biblical: level of angels)  :: machten
power {v} (to provide power for)  :: voeden
power {n} (set theory: cardinality) SEE: cardinality  ::
power board {n} (power strip) SEE: power strip  ::
powerful {adj} (having or capable of exerting power, potency or influence)  :: machtig
powerfully {adv} (in a powerful manner)  :: machtig
powerless {adj} (lacking sufficient power or strength)  :: machteloos
powerless {adj} (lacking legal authority)  :: machteloos
power of attorney {n} (authorisation)  :: volmacht
power plant {n} (power station) SEE: power station  ::
power point {n} (power socket)  :: stopcontact {n}
power set {n} (set of all subsets of a set)  :: machtenverzameling
power station {n} (an industrial complex where electricity is produced)  :: energiecentrale, krachtcentrale
power strip {n} (block of electrical sockets)  :: stekkerdoos {f}
power supply {n} (part of apparatus)  :: voeding
practicable {adj} (capable of being accomplished; feasible)  :: doenbaar, uitvoerbaar, werkbaar
practicable {adj} (serving a useful function; functional or handy)  :: bruikbaar, handig, hanteerbaar, nuttig, functioneel
practicable {adj} (available for use; accessible or employable)  :: bruikbaar, hanteerbaar, toegankelijk, werkbaar
practical {adj} (based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis)  :: praktisch
practical {adj} (being likely to be effective and applicable to a real situation)  :: praktisch
practical {adj} (having skills or knowledge that are practical)  :: praktisch
practice {n} (repetition of an activity to improve skill)  :: oefening
practice {n} (an ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession)  :: uitoefening, praktijk
practice {n} (customary action, habit, or behaviour)  :: praktijk
practice {n} (actual operation or experiment, in contrast to theory)  :: praktijk
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it)  :: oefening baart kunst
practician {n} (practitioner) SEE: practitioner  ::
practicum {n} (college course)  :: practicum {n}
practise {v} (to repeat an activity as a way of improving one's skill)  :: oefenen
practise {v} (to perform or execute a craft or skill)  :: beoefen
practitioner {n} (person who practices a profession or art)  :: beoefenaar {m}
Pragian {prop} (a subdivision of the Devonian period)  :: Pragien ou Siegenien
pragmatic {adj} (practical)  :: pragmatisch
pragmatics {n} (study of the use of the language in a social context)  :: Pragmatiek
pragmatism {n} (pursuit of practicality over aesthetic qualities)  :: pragmatisme {m}
pragmatism {n} (political theory that problems should be met with/by practical solutions rather than ideological ones)  :: pragmatisme {m}
pragmatism {n} (philosophical idea that beliefs are identified with the actions of a believer)  :: pragmatisme {m}
Prague {prop} (capital of the Czech Republic)  :: Praag {n}
Prairial {prop} (the ninth month of French Republican Calendar)  :: prairial {m}, weidemaand {f}
prairie dog {n} (burrowing rodent)  :: prairiehond {m}
praise {n} (commendation; favorable representation in words)  :: lof {m}
praise {n}  :: eerbetoon
praise {v} (to give praise to)  :: loven, prijzen, eren
praiseworthy {adj} (meriting praise)  :: prijzenswaardig, lofwaardig, achtenswaardig
pram {n} (perambulator)  :: kinderwagen {m}
prance {v} (of a horse)  :: steigeren
prance {v} (to strut)  :: paraderen
Prangli {prop} (island)  :: Prangli
prank {n} (practical joke or mischievous trick)  :: streek {f}, grap {f}
praseodymium {n} (chemical element)  :: praseodymium {n}
prate {v} (to talk much, to chatter)  :: babbelen
prattle {v} (to talk incessantly; to babble)  :: ratelen
prawn {n} (large shrimp)  :: garnaal {m}, scampi
prawn cracker {n} (Light, deep-fried snack made from shrimp and starch)  :: kroepoek {m}
pray {v} (to petition a higher being)  :: bidden
pray {v} (to beg humbly for aid)  :: smeken
pray {v} (to talk to God)  :: bidden
prayer {n} (practice of communicating with one's God)  :: gebed {n}
prayer {n} (the act of praying)  :: gebed {n}, bidden {n}
prayer {n} (the specific words or methods used for praying)  :: gebed {n}
prayer {n} (a request; a petition)  :: bede
prayer beads {n} (string of beads, see also: rosary)  :: rozenkrans {m}, gebedssnoer {n}
praying mantis {n} (any of various predatory insects of the Mantidae family)  :: bidsprinkhaan {m}
preach {v} (Give a sermon)  :: verkondigen, preken, prediken
preacher {n} (one who preaches)  :: prediker {m}, predikant {m}
preach to the choir {v} (speaking to those that already believe)  :: een open deur intrappen
preach to the converted {v} (preach to the choir) SEE: preach to the choir  ::
preamble {n} (short statement or remark, especially an explanatory introduction to a formal document or statute)  :: preambule
pre-amp {n} (preamplifier) SEE: preamplifier  ::
preamplifier {n} (voltage amplifier)  :: voorversterker {m}
prebuy {v} (forebuy) SEE: forebuy  ::
precariat {n} (sociological group)  :: precariaat {n}
precarious {adj}  :: precair
precaution {n} (A measure taken beforehand to ward off evil or secure good or success)  :: voorzorg, voorzorgsmaatregel
precede {v} (go before, go in front of)  :: vooraf gaan, laten voorbijgaan, passen
precedence {n} (the state of preceding in importance or priority)  :: voorrang {m}
precedent {n} (past act used as example)  :: precedent
precedent {n} (prior judgment in law)  :: jurisprudentie
preceding {adj} (foregoing; occurring before or in front of something else)  :: voorgaand
precept {n} (rule or principle governing personal conduct)  :: regel {m}, gedragsregel {m}, principe
precession {n} (physics term)  :: precessie {f}
precession {n} (astronomical term)  :: precessie {f}
precinct {n} (enclosed space)  :: omsloten ruimte
precinct {n} (uncovered shopping area)  :: winkelcentrum
precinct {n} (police district)  :: districtpolitiebureau
precinct {n} (voting district)  :: kiesgrensgebied
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very  ::
precious {adj} (of high value or worth)  :: kostbaar,waardevol
preciousness {n} (the condition of being precious)  :: kostbaarheid {f}
precious stone {n} (gem)  :: edelsteen {m}
precipice {n} (a very steep cliff)  :: afgrond {m}
precipitation {n} (weather: water falling from the atmosphere)  :: neerslag {m}
precipitously {adv} (abruptly)  :: overhaast
precise {adj} (exact)  :: nauwkeurig, precies
precise {adj} ((sciences) clustered close together)  :: precijs
precisely {adv} (in a precise manner)  :: precies
preclude {v} (rule out)  :: uitsluiten, precluderen
precocious {adj} (characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity)  :: vroegrijp, vroegvolwassen
precocious {adj} (exhibiting advanced skills at an abnormally early age)  :: vroegrijp, vroegvolwassen
pre-Columbian {adj} (before Christopher Columbus)  :: precolumbiaans
preconception {n} (prejudice) SEE: prejudice  ::
precursor {n} (forerunner, predecessor)  :: voorloper {m}
precursor {n} (chemical compound)  :: precursor {m}
predation {n} (the preying of one animal on others)  :: predatie
predator {n} (any animal or other organism)  :: roofdier {n}
predator bug {n} (species)  :: roofwants {m}
predawn {n} (period before the rising of the sun)  :: voor de dageraad
predestination {n} (religious doctrine)  :: voorbestemdheid {f}, predestinatie {f}
predestiny {n} (predestination) SEE: predestination  ::
predicament {n} (A definite class, state or condition.)  :: klasse
predicament {n} (An unfortunate or trying position or condition.)  :: hachelijke situatie
predicate {n} (grammar)  :: gezegde {n}
predicate {n} (logic)  :: predikaat
predicate logic {n} (generic term for symbolic formal systems like first-order logic, second-order logic, many-sorted logic)  :: predicatenlogica {f}
predicative {adj} (used after a verb)  :: predicatief
predicative adjective {n} (adjective that follows noun)  :: predicatief bijvoeglijk naamwoord {n}
predicative case {n} (case marking a predicative nominative)  :: predicatief
predicatively {adv} (in a predicative manner)  :: predicatief
predict {v} (to state, or make something known in advance)  :: voorspellen
predictability {n} (The characteristic of being predictable)  :: voorspelbaarheid {f}
predictable {adj} (able to be predicted)  :: voorspelbaar
prediction {n} (a statement about the future)  :: voorspelling {f}
predilection {n} (tendency towards)  :: neiging {f}, voorkeur {f}, voorliefde {f}
pre-drink {v} (to drink cheaper alcohol prior to drinking in clubs and bars)  :: indrinken
preeclampsia {n} (complication of pregnancy)  :: pre-eclampsie {f}, zwangerschapsvergiftiging {f}
pre-ejaculate {n} (pre-ejaculate)  :: voorvocht {n}
preeminent {adj} (exceeding others in quality or rank)  :: uitstek
preemptive {adj}  :: preventief
prefer {v} (to favor)  :: (de) voorkeur geven (aan), verkiezen (boven), prefereren
preferences {n} (user-specified settings of parameters in computer software)  :: voorkeuren {m-p}, preferenties {m-p}
prefix {n} (letters at the beginning of a word)  :: voorvoegsel {n}, prefix {n}
prefix {v} (put or fix before, or at the beginning of)  :: voorvoegen
prefix {v} (set or appoint beforehand)  :: op voorhand vastleggen, arrangeren, regelen
pregnancy {n} (condition)  :: zwangerschap {f}
pregnant {adj} (fertile) SEE: fertile  ::
pregnant {adj} (carrying developing offspring within the body)  :: zwanger [of humans], drachtig [of animals], pregnant
pregnant {adj} (having many possibilities or implications)  :: betekenisvol
preheat {v} (to heat something in preparation for further action, especially cooking)  :: voorverwarmen
prehensile {adj} (able to take hold of objects)  :: grijp-
prehistoric {adj} (of relating to the epoch before written record)  :: prehistorisch
prehistory {n} (history of human culture prior to written records)  :: prehistorie {f}
prejudice {n} (adverse judgement formed beforehand)  :: vooroordeel {n}
prejudice {n} (any preconceived opinion)  :: vooroordeel {n}
prelate {n} (clergyman)  :: kerkvorst {m}, prelaat {m}
preliminary {adj} (in preparation for the main matter)  :: voorbereidend
premature ejaculation {n} (premature ejaculation)  :: voortijdige zaadlozing
premeditate {v} (to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand)  :: van tevoren bedenken
premeditated {adj} (planned, considered or estimated in advance; deliberate)  :: opzettelijk, met opzet, met voorbedachte rade
premeditation {n} (the act of planning or plotting)  :: beraming, opzet, voorbedachte raad
premier {n} (prime minister of a country) SEE: prime minister  ::
premiere {n} (first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment)  :: première {m} {f}
premiership {n} (office of a premier or prime minister)  :: premierschap {n}
première {n} (premiere) SEE: premiere  ::
premise {n} (proposition antecedently supposed or proved)  :: voorwaarde {f}
premise {n} (either of the first two propositions of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is deduced)  :: voorwaarde {f}
premise {n} (piece of real estate)  :: perceel
premises {n} (land, and all the built structures on it, considered as a single place)  :: pand {n}
premium {n} (a prize or award)  :: prijs {m}
premium {n} (something offered at a reduced price as an inducement to buy something else)  :: korting
premium {n} (a bonus paid in addition to normal payments)  :: premie {f}, bonus {m}
premium {n} (the amount to be paid for an insurance policy)  :: premie {f}
premonition {n} (strong intuition)  :: voorgevoel
premorbid {adj} (approaching a morbid condition prior to the onset of disease)  :: premorbide
preoccupied {adj} (concerned with something else, distracted)  :: afwezig, in gedachten verzonken
prep {n} (homework) SEE: homework  ::
prep {n} (preparation) SEE: preparation  ::
preparation {n} (act)  :: voorbereiding {f}
preparatory {adj} (of or pertaining to preparation)  :: voorbereidend
prepare {v} (to make ready for a specific future purpose)  :: voorbereiden, prepareren
preparedness {n} (state of being prepared)  :: paraatheid {f}
preposition {n} (grammar: a type of word like "of, from, for, by")  :: voorzetsel {n}, kastwoord {n}
prepositional {n} (the prepositional case) SEE: prepositional case  ::
prepositional case {n} (case serving as object of a preposition)  :: prepositief, prepositionalis {m}
prepositional phrase {n} (phrase containing both a preposition and its complement)  :: voorzetselconstituent
preposterous {adj} (absurd, or contrary to common sense)  :: grotesk
prepuce {n} (foreskin of certain animals) SEE: sheath  ::
prepuce {n} (prepuce / foreskin)  :: voorhuid {f}
prerequisite {n} (Something that must be gained in order to gain something else)  :: voorwaarde {f}, vereiste {f} {n}
prerequisite {n} (In education, a course or topic that must be completed before another course or topic can be started)  :: vereiste {f} {n}
prerogative {n} (right, generally) SEE: right  ::
Presbyterianism {n} (form of Protestantism)  :: presbyterianisme {n}
presbytery {n} (chancel) SEE: chancel  ::
preschool {n} (nursery school) SEE: nursery school  ::
prescribe {v} (to order a drug or medical device)  :: voorschrijven
prescribe {v} (to specify as a required procedure or ritual)  :: voorschrijven
prescription {n} (the act of prescribing a rule or law)  :: uitvaardigen
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine)  :: voorschrift {n}, recept {n}
prescription {adj} (available with prescription)  :: recept
presence {n} (fact or condition of being present)  :: aanwezigheid {f}, tegenwoordigheid {f}
present {n} (gift) SEE: gift  ::
present {n} (present tense) SEE: present tense  ::
present {adj} (pertaining to the current time)  :: tegenwoordig, huidig
present {adj} (in the immediate vicinity)  :: aanwezig
present {n} (current time)  :: heden {n}, huidige tijd {c}
present {v} (bring into the presence of)  :: voorstellen, presenteren
present {v} (give (someone) as gift or award)  :: toewijzen
presentation {n} (presenting to an audience)  :: presentatie {f}, or less accurately voorstelling {f}, voordracht
present continuous {n} (tense that describes an ongoing action in the present)  :: duurvorm onvoltooid tegenwoordige tijd (d.o.t.t.) {m}
present-day {adj} (in existence now)  :: vandaag de dag
present imperfect {n} (grammatical tense)  :: onvoltooid tegenwoordige tijd, OTT
presently {adv} (in the near future)  :: aldra
present participle {n} (verb form that indicates an ongoing action)  :: onvoltooid deelwoord {n}, tegenwoordig deelwoord {n}
present perfect {n} (tense that expresses action in the past with consequences in the present time)  :: voltooid tegenwoordige tijd
present tense {n} (form of language)  :: tegenwoordige tijd {m}
preservative {n} (any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve)  :: conserveermiddel {n}
preserve {v} (to protect)  :: beschermen
preserve {v} (to keep; to maintain the condition of)  :: bewaren, in stand houden
preside {v} (to act as a president or chairperson)  :: voorzitten
presidency {n} (office or role of president)  :: voorzitterschap
presidency {n} (bureaucratic organization and governmental initiatives)  :: praesidium, college van bestuur
presidency {n} (time during which one is president)  :: presidentschap
president {n} (the head of state of a republic)  :: president {m}
presidential palace {n} (White House) SEE: White House  ::
presiding {adj} (having authority over)  :: presiderend
presort {v} (to sort in advance)  :: voorsorteren
press {v} (to press) SEE: bear  ::
press {n} (device used to apply pressure)  :: pers {f} {m}
press {n} (printed media)  :: pers {m} {f}
press {n} (printing machine)  :: pers {f} {m}
press {v} (to apply pressure)  :: drukken
press {v}  :: drukken
press {n} (publisher) SEE: publisher  ::
press agency {n} (organisation)  :: persagentschap {n}
Pressburg {prop} (Bratislava) SEE: Bratislava  ::
press charges {v} (to formally accuse a person of a crime)  :: aanklagen, vervolgen
press conference {n} (question and answer session with members of television, print and other media)  :: persconferentie {f}
press-gang {v} (press-gang)  :: ronselaarsbende
pressure {n} (physics: amount of force divided by area)  :: druk {m}
pressure {n}  :: druk
pressure cooker {n} (cooking vessel)  :: hogedrukpan {f}, snelkookpan {f}
prestige {n} (dignity, status, or esteem)  :: aanzien {n}, prestige {n}
prestigious {adj} (of high prestige)  :: prestigieus
presumably {adv} (able to be sensibly presumed)  :: vermoedelijk, waarschijnlijk
presume {v} (to assume to be true, suppose)  :: veronderstellen
presume {v}  :: aannemen; veronderstellen
presumptive {adj} (based on presumption)  :: verondersteld, vermoedelijk
presumptively {adv} (as is presumed to be the case) SEE: presumably  ::
presumptuous {adj} (going beyond what is proper)  :: aanmatigend
presupposition {n} (assumption, conjecture, speculation or something supposed without proof)  :: veronderstelling {f}, aanname {f}
presupposition {n} (act of presupposing)  :: veronderstelling {f}, (het) veronderstellen, aanname {f}, (het) aannemen
pretend {v} (to allege falsely)  :: voorwenden, doen alsof, veinzen, pretenderen
pretender {n} (person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold)  :: huichelaar {m}, veinzer {m}
pretender {n} (claimant to a throne)  :: pretendent {m}
pretension {n} (claim)  :: pretentie
pretension {n} (pretentiousness)  :: aanmatiging
pretentious {adj} (marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction)  :: pretentieus, zelfingenomen
preterite {adj} (showing an action at a determined moment in the past)  :: in de verleden tijd, in het preteritum
preterite {n} (preterite tense; simple past)  :: onvoltooid verleden tijd {m}
preterite-present verb {n} (a type of verb)  :: preterito-presens {n}, preterito-praesens
preternatural {adj} (existing outside of the natural world)  :: buitennatuurlijk, bovennatuurlijk
preternatural {adj} (beyond or different from what is natural or according to the regular course of things)  :: uitzonderlijk, buitennatuurlijk, bovennatuurlijk
pretext {n} (false, contrived or assumed purpose)  :: voorwendsel {n}, drogreden {f}, dekmantel {m}, schijnreden {f}, pretext {m}
pretty {adj} (especially of women and children: pleasant, attractive)  :: mooi
pretty {adv} (somewhat)  :: tamelijk, nogal, aardig
pretty Polly {phrase} (phrase said to parrots)  :: kopke krabben
prevail {v} (To be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand)  :: overwinnen, domineren, zegevieren,
prevail {v} (To be current, widespread or predominant; to have currency or prevalence)  :: overheersen
prevail {v} (To succeed in persuading or inducing)  :: overtuigen
prevalent {adj} (widespread, preferred)  :: heersend
prevaricate {v} (deviate, transgress)  :: afwijken, terugkrabbelen
prevaricate {v} (shift or turn from direct speech or behaviour, to equivocate)  :: rond de pot draaien
prevarication {n} (deviation from what is right or correct)  :: overtreding
prevarication {n} (deceit, evasiveness)  :: uitvlucht {m}, draaierij {m}
prevaricator {n} (one who prevaricates)  :: draaier, veinzer
prevent {v} (to keep from happening)  :: verhinderen
preview {n} (foretaste of something)  :: voorsmaak {m}, voorsmaakje {n}, voorproef {f}, voorproefje {n}
preview {n} (advance showing of a film, exhibition etc.)  :: voorproefje {n}, avant-première {f}
preview {n} (something seen in advance)  :: voorschouw {f}
previous {adj} (prior)  :: vorig
previous {adj} (premature)  :: voorbarig
previously {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: tevoren, vroeger
prey {n} (that which may be seized by animals)  :: prooi
prey {n} (ravage)  :: prooi
Priabonian {prop} (subdivision of the Eocene epoch)  :: Priabonien
Priam {prop} (king of Troy)  :: Priamos
priapism {n} (medical condition)  :: priapisme
price {n} (cost required to gain possession of something)  :: prijs {m}
price {n} (cost of an action or deed)  :: prijs {m}
price {v} (determine or put a price on something)  :: schatten, prijzen
price index {n} (statistical estimate)  :: prijsindex
priceless {adj} (so precious as not to be sold at any price)  :: van onschatbare waarde
price tag {n} (the tag or sticker attached to a product, displaying its price)  :: prijskaartje {n}
prick {n} (feeling of being pierced or punctured)  :: prik {n}
prick {n} ((slang) a penis)  :: lul, toeter, slurf, pik {m}
prick {n} (an annoying person)  :: lul, pestkop, onnozelaar, oen
prick {v} (pierce)  :: prikken
prickle {n} (A small, sharp pointed object, such as a thorn)  :: prikkel {m}, stekel {m}, dorentje {n}
prickle {v} (to cause someone to feel a prickle)  :: prikkelen
pride {n} (quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc.)  :: trots, fierheid, eergevoel {n}
pride {n} (sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one)  :: trots, eigendunk, zelfvoldaanheid
pride {n} (proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct)  :: trots, fierheid, hoogmoed, eigenwaan, kapsones {m}
pride {n} (that of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem)  :: (bron van) trots
pride {n} (highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory)  :: bloei, bloeitijd, fleur, hoogtepunt {n}, piek, (volle) glorie
pride {n} (consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness)  :: zelfbewustzijn {n}, trots
pride {n} (company of lions)  :: troep
pride {v} (take or experience pride in something)  :: prat gaan (op), trots zijn (op)
pride comes before a fall {proverb} (Translations)  :: hoogmoed komt voor de val
priest {n} (clergyman)  :: priester {m}, pastoor {m}
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties)  :: priesteres {f}
priggish {adj} (like a prig)  :: preuts, puriteins
prim {adj} (prudish)  :: preuts
primacy {n} (the state or condition of being prime or first)  :: voorang {m}
primacy {n} (the office, rank, or character of a primate)  :: primaatschap {n}
primal scream {n} (scream produced during primal therapy)  :: oerkreet {m}
primary {adj} (that which is placed ahead of others)  :: voornaamste
primary election {n} (preliminary election to select a candidate)  :: voorverkiezing {f}
primary school {n} (first formal, obligatory school)  :: basisschool {c}, lagere school {c}
primary sector {n}  :: primaire sector {m}
primate {n} (mammal)  :: primaat {m}
primate {n} (archbishop or bishop)  :: primaat {m}
prime {adj} (first in time, order, or sequence)  :: eerste, voornaamste
prime {adj} (first in excellence, quality, or value)  :: uitstekend, prima, beste
prime {adj} (mathematics: having no factors except itself and unity)  :: priem
prime {adj} (first in importance, degree, or rank)  :: primair, eerste, voornaamste
prime {n} (music: first note or tone of a musical scale)  :: priem
prime {n} (algebra: prime element of a mathematical structure)  :: [when an integer] priemgetal {n}
prime {v} (to apply a coat of primer paint to)  :: primen
prime factorization {n} (factorization of a positive integer)  :: priemfactorisatie
prime minister {n} (chief member of the cabinet and head of the government)  :: eerste minister {m}, premier {m}, minister-president {m}
prime number {n} (natural number)  :: priemgetal {n}
primer {n} (children's book introducing basic literacy)  :: abecedarium {n}, leesplankje {n}, eerste leesboek {n}, abc-boek {n}
primer {n} (introductory textbook)  :: abecedarium
primer {n}  :: inleiding de
primitive {n}  :: primitief
primitive {adj} (one of the adjectival senses)  :: primitief
primordial {adj} (earliest)  :: oorspronkelijk, oer-
primordial sea {n} (the oceans of the earth in Precambrian or Paleozoic times)  :: oersoep
prince {n} (male ruler or head of a principality)  :: prins
prince {n} (son or male-line grandson of a reigning monarch)  :: prins {m}
Prince Albert {n} (piercing through the glans penis)  :: Prince Albert-piercing
prince bishop {n} (bishop who also holds a secular princely rank)  :: prins-bisschop {m}, vorst-bisschop {m}
Prince Charming {n} (the fictional character)  :: prins op het witte paard {m}
Prince Charming {n} (romantically ideal man)  :: prins op het witte paard {m}, droomprins {m}
princely {adj} (relating to a prince)  :: prinselijk
Prince of Wales {prop} (royal title)  :: prins van Wales {m}
Prince's Flag {prop} (Dutch historical flag)  :: prinsenvlag {f}
princess {n} (female member of royal family)  :: prinses {f}
princess {n} (female monarch, or wife of a ruler)  :: koningin {f}, prinses {f}
principal {adj} (primary, main)  :: voornaamste
principal {n} (the principal administrator of a school)  :: schoolhoofd, rector
principality {n} (region)  :: vorstendom {n}
Principality of Albania {prop} (monarchy in Albania from 1914 to 1925)  :: Vorstendom Albanië
principle {n} (fundamental assumption)  :: principe {n}, beginsel {n}
principle {n} (moral rule or aspect)  :: principe {n}
principle {n}  :: principe
Pringle {n} (individual potato snack of the Pringles brand)  :: Pringle
print {v} (to produce a copy of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine)  :: drukken, afdrukken, printen
print {v} (to write clearly)  :: in drukletters schrijven
print {n} (visible impression on a surface)  :: afdruk
print {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint  ::
print {n} (footprint) SEE: footprint  ::
printable {adj} (worthy or capable of being printed)  :: drukbaar
printed circuit board {n} (board holding chips etc.)  :: printplaat
printed press {n} (part of the press using printed media)  :: geschreven pers
printer {n} (one who makes prints)  :: drukker {m}
printer {n} (operator of a printing press)  :: drukker {m}
printer {n} (computing: device used to print text or images)  :: printer {m}
printing house {n} (commercial company)  :: drukkerij {f}
printshop {n} (printing house) SEE: printing house  ::
prior {adj} (former) SEE: former  ::
prior {n} (a high-ranking member of a monastery, usually lower in rank than an abbot)  :: prior {m}
prior {adv} (previously) SEE: previously  ::
Priscilla {prop} (female given name)  :: Priscilla
prise {n} (prize) SEE: prize  ::
prism {n} (geometry: polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape)  :: prisma {n}
prison {n} (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes)  :: gevangenis {f}, kerker {m}
prisoner {n} (person incarcerated in a prison)  :: gevangene {m} {f}
prisoner of war {n} (soldier or combatant captured by the enemy)  :: krijgsgevangene {m} {f}, oorlogsgevangene {m} {f}
pristine {adj} (unspoiled)  :: ongerept, oorspronkelijk, onaangeroerd
Priština {prop} (city)  :: Pristina
privacy {n} (state of being private)  :: afzondering {f}, privacy {f}
privacy policy {n} (statement detailing policies that an organization uses to collect information about users)  :: privacybeleid {n}
private {adj} (belonging to, concerning, or accessible only to an individual person or a specific group)  :: persoonlijk
private {adj} (not accessible by the public)  :: privé, besloten
private {adj}  :: in privé, privaat
privateer {n} (A privately owned warship)  :: kaper {m}
privateer {n} (An officer or crew of a privateer ship)  :: kaper {m}
private member's bill {n} (proposed law introduced by a member who is not acting on behalf of the executive)  :: wetsvoorstel {n}
private parts {n} (genitals or sex organs) SEE: genitalia  ::
privatization {n} (transfer from the government to private ownership)  :: privatisering {f}
privatize {v} (to release government control to private industry)  :: privatiseren
privet {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
privet {n} (Any of various shrubs and small trees in the genus Ligustrum)  :: liguster
privilege {n} (particular benefit, advantage, or favor)  :: voorrecht {n}, privilege {n}
privy {n} (lavatory or toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
privy {adj} (private, exclusive)  :: privé, uniek, exclusief
privy {adj} (with knowledge of; party to; let in on)  :: ingeweid, medeplichtig
privy {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine  ::
prize {n} (something captured)  :: buit {f}
prize {n} (anything captured using the rights of war)  :: buit {f}
prize {n} (honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest)  :: prijs {m}, beloning {f}, premie {f}
prize {n} (that which may be won by chance)  :: prijs {m}
prize {n} (competition)  :: prijs {m}
prize {n} (lever)  :: hendel {m}
prize {v} (to consider something highly valuable)  :: prijzen, schatten
prize {v} (to move with a lever; to force up or open; to pry)  :: wrikken, openwrikken
Pärnu {prop} (city in Estonia)  :: Pärnu
proactive {adj} (acting in advance)  :: proactief
probability {n} (state of being probable; likelihood)  :: waarschijnlijkheid {f}
probability {n} (mathematical probability)  :: waarschijnlijkheid {f}
probability theory {n} (study of probability)  :: kansrekening {f}
probable {adj}  :: waarschijnlijk
probably {adv} (in all likelihood)  :: waarschijnlijk
probation {n} (type of sentence)  :: proefverlof
probe {n} (sciences: electrode or other small device)  :: sonde {m} {f}
probe {n} (spacecraft)  :: sonde {f}
probity {n} (integrity)  :: integriteit {f}, rechtschapenheid {f}, eerlijkheid {f}, oprechtheid {f}
problem {n} (difficulty)  :: probleem {n}
problem {n} (schoolwork exercise)  :: oefening {f}, probleem {n}
problem {n} (puzzling circumstance)  :: probleem {n}
problematic {adj} (posing a problem)  :: problematisch
problematic {adj}  :: problematisch
problematical {adj} (problematic) SEE: problematic  ::
proboscis {n} (elongated tube)  :: slurf
procedure {n} (method for performing a task)  :: procedure {f}
procedure {n} (series of small tasks to accomplish an end)  :: procedure {f}
procedure {n} (set of established forms or methods of an organized body)  :: procedure {f}
procedure {n} (computing: subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task)  :: procedure {f}
proceed {v} (go forward)  :: doorgaan, verdergaan
proceed {v} (pass from one point to another)  :: doorgaan, verdergaan
proceed {v} (come forth as a source or origin)  :: voortkomen, afkomstig zijn van
proceed {v} (go on in an orderly or regulated manner)  :: doorgaan, verdergaan
proceed {v} (take place)  :: doorgaan
proceeding {n} (progress or movement)  :: vooruitgang
proceedings {n} (course of procedure)  :: afloop {f}
proceedings {n} (published record)  :: verslag {n}
proceeds {n} (revenue)  :: opbrengst {f}
process {n} (series of events to produce a result)  :: proces {n}
process {n}  :: bewerken, bewerking, ontwikkelingsgang, proces, verloop
processed cheese {n} (any of several types of natural cheese)  :: smeltkaas {m}
procession {n} (group of people or thing moving along in an orderly manner)  :: processie {f}, stoet {f}
processor {n} (device which processes)  :: verwerker {m}
processor {n} (microprocessor)  :: processor {m}, centrale verwerkingseenheid, CVE, CPU
proclaim {v} (to excitedly, verbosely and candidly describe)  :: uitroepen
proclitic {n} (clitic which joins the following word)  :: proclisis
proclivity {n} (A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection)  :: aanleg, neiging
procrastinate {v} (put off; to delay taking action)  :: uitstellen, voor zich uitschuiven
procrastinate {v} (put off; delay something)  :: uitstellen
procrastination {n} (act of postponing, delaying or putting off)  :: uitstel {n}, uitstelgedrag {n}, procrastinatie {f}
procreate {v} (to procreate) SEE: beget  ::
procreation {n} (the process by which an organism produces others of its kind)  :: voortplanting {f}, procreatie {f}
procreation {n} (the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring)  :: (geslachtelijke) voortplanting {f}, (sexuele) procreatie {f}, reproductie {f}
procreator {n} (one who procreates)  :: verwekker {m}
procure {v} (To acquire or obtain an item or service)  :: verwerven
procure {v}  :: verwerven ; aanschaffen , schaffen
procurement {n} (purchasing department of a company)  :: inkoop, inkoopafdeling
procurement {n} (act of procuring or obtaining)  :: inkoop, aanschaf
prod {v} (poke)  :: duwen, porren
prod {v} (encourage)  :: aanmoedigen
prodigal {adj} (wastefully extravagant)  :: kwistig
prodigality {n} (wasteful extravagance.)  :: kwistigheid,verspilzucht
prodigality {n} (lavish generosity.)  :: vrijgevigheid
prodigal son {n} (one who returns)  :: verloren zoon {m}
prodigy {n} (amazing or marvellous thing)  :: wonder {n}, mirakel {n}
produce {v} (to make or manufacture)  :: produceren, maken
produce {v} (to make available to)  :: voorleggen, beschikbaar stellen
produce {v} (to sponsor and present (a motion picture, etc))  :: produceren, maken
produce {n} (items produced)  :: produkt {n}
produce {n} (harvested agricultural goods collectively)  :: waar {f}, waren {f-p}
produce {n} (offspring) SEE: offspring  ::
producer {n} (in economics)  :: producent, vervaardiger [rare]
producer {n} (in arts)  :: producent {m}, producer {m}
product {n} (commodity for sale)  :: product {n}
product {n} (consequence of efforts)  :: resultaat {n}
product {n} (result of chemical reaction)  :: reactieproduct {n}
product {n} (multiplication result)  :: product {n}
production {n} (the act of being produced)  :: productie {f}
productivity {n} (state of being productive)  :: vruchtbaar
product placement {n} (a form of advertising)  :: sluikreclame
profanity {n} (obscene, lewd or abusive language)  :: krachtterm {m}
profer {v}  :: uiten, uitspreken
profession {n} (occupation)  :: beroep {n}
professional {n} (person who belongs to a profession)  :: beroeps, professional {m}
professional {n} (person who earns his living from a specified activity)  :: beroeps, professional {m}
professional {n} (expert)  :: deskundige, expert {m}
professional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the standards of a profession)  :: beroeps-, professioneel
professional {adj} (expert)  :: deskundig
professor {n} (a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university)  :: hoogleraar {m}, professor {m} {f}, prof {m} {f}
proffer {n} (offer, tender)  :: aanbod {n}
proffer {n} (attempt)  :: poging {f}
proffer {v} (offer for acceptance)  :: aanbieden
proffer {v} (undertake)  :: pogen
proficiency {n} (ability or skill)  :: competentie
proficient {adj} (skilled)  :: geoefend, competent, bekwaam
proficient {n} (expert)  :: expert
profile {n} (a space with personal information in software or Internet systems)  :: profiel
profit {n} (benefit)  :: profijt {n}, winst {f}
profit {v}  :: verdienen, winst maken, profiteren
profitable {adj} (producing profit)  :: winstgevend
profiteer {n} (one who makes an unreasonable profit not justified by their corresponding assumption of risk)  :: profiteur
profligacy {n} (careless wastefulness)  :: verspilling, roekeloosheid
profligacy {n} (shameless and immoral behaviour)  :: losbandigheid
profligate {adj} (immoral; abandoned to vice)  :: losbandig
profound {adj} (descending below the surface)  :: diep, diepgaand
profound {adj} (intellectually deep)  :: wijs
profound {adj} (characterized by intensity)  :: diepgaand
profoundly {adv} (in a profound manner)  :: grondig
profundity {n}  :: diepgang {m}
profusion {n} (abundance)  :: overvloed {m}
progenitor {n} (founder) SEE: founder  ::
progenitor {n} (any of a person's direct ancestors)  :: voorouder {m}, voorvader {m}
progenitor {n} (an individual from which (a) people(s) descend)  :: patriarch {m}, stamvader {m}
progenitor {n} (an ancestral form of a species)  :: stamvorm
progenitor {n} (a predecessor of something)  :: voorloper {m}, voorafbeelding {m}
progenitor {n} (someone who originates something)  :: geestelijke vader {m} , stichter {m}, grondlegger {m}
progeny {n} (offspring)  :: nakomeling {m}, afstammelingen {p}
program {n} (set of structured activities)  :: programma {n}
program {n} (leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity)  :: programma {n}
program {n} (performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television)  :: programma {n}
program {n} (software application)  :: programma {n}
program {v} (to enter a program or other instructions into a computer)  :: programmeren
program {v} (to put together the schedule of an event)  :: vastleggen, plannen
program guide {n} (periodical)  :: programmablad {n}, programmagids {m}
program guide {n} (section within another publication)  :: programmagids {m}
programme {n} (programme) SEE: program  ::
programmer {n} (one who writes computer programs)  :: programmeur
programming {n} (activity of writing a computer program)  :: programmeren
programming language {n} (code of reserved words and symbols)  :: programmeertaal {f}
progress {n} (a moving forward)  :: vordering {f}, voortgang {m}, vooruitgang {m}
progress {n} (advance or growth of civilization)  :: vooruitgang {m}
progress {v} (to become better or more complete)  :: vorderingen maken
progressive {adj} (continuous) SEE: continuous  ::
progressive {adj} (favouring or promoting progress; advanced)  :: progressief
prohibit {v} (to proscribe officially)  :: verbieden
prohibited {adj} (forbidden) SEE: forbidden  ::
prohibition {n}  :: prohibitie {f}
project {n} (planned endeavor)  :: project {n}
project {v} (to assume about others)  :: projecteren
projectile {n} (object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon)  :: projectiel
projectile {n}  :: projectiel {n}
proliferate {v} (to increase in number or spread)  :: snel vermenigvuldigen
proliferation {n} (the process by which an organism produces others of its kind)  :: proliferatie {f}
proliferation {n} (the spread of weapons of mass destruction)  :: proliferatie {f}
prolific {adj} (Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in great abundance)  :: vruchtbaar
prolific {adj} (Similarly producing results or works in abundance)  :: productief
prolix {adj} (tediously lengthy)  :: langdradig
prolix {adj} (tending to use large or obscure words, which few understand)  :: zwammerig, verbeus, wollig, breedsprakig
prolixity {n} (An excess of words)  :: langdradigheid {f}, breedsprakerigheid {f}
prolocutrix {n} (female prolocutor) SEE: spokeswoman  ::
prolog {n} (prologue) SEE: prologue  ::
prologue {n} (speech or section used as an introduction, especially to a play or novel)  :: proloog
prolong {v} (to lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue)  :: bestendigen
Promethean {adj} (of or pertaining to Prometheus)  :: prometheïsch
Promethean {adj} (daringly original; boldly inventive or creative)  :: prometheïsch
Promethean {adj} (of enormous size or strength; very strong)  :: prometheïsch
Promethean {adj} (of a Romantic literary hero)  :: prometheïsch
promethium {n} (chemical element)  :: promethium {n}
prominent {adj} (eminent, distinguished above others)  :: prominent, vooraanstaand
promise {n} (vow)  :: belofte {f}
promise {n}  :: toezegging {f}
promise {v} (to commit to something or action)  :: beloven
promising {adj} (showing promise, and likely to develop in a desirable fashion)  :: hoopgevend, veelbelovend
promissory note {n} (document saying that someone owes a specific amount of money)  :: schuldbrief {m}
promontory {n} (a high point of land extending into a body of water, headland; cliff)  :: landtong, voorgebergte, uitsteeksel
promote {v} (raise someone to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank)  :: promotie maken, promoveren, bevorderen
promote {v} (advocate or urge on behalf of something)  :: promoten (barbarism), bekend maken
promotion {n} (advancement in position)  :: promotie {f}, bevordering {f}
prompt {v} (to lead someone toward what they should say or do)  :: aansporen, aanmoedigen, aanzetten
prompt {v} (to cause or lead to)  :: veroorzaken
promulgate {v} (to put into effect as a regulation)  :: uitvaardigen
promulgation {n} (act of promulgating)  :: openbaarmaking {f}
pronaos {n} (the inner area of the portico of a Greek or Roman temple)  :: pronaos
prone to {adj} (inclined to; having a tendency to)  :: geneigd zijn om {n}
prong {n} (thin, pointed, projecting part)  :: tand {m}, punt {m}, spits {m}, piek {m}
prong {n} (branch)  :: arm {m}
pronominal adverb {n} (type of adverb)  :: voornaamwoordelijk bijwoord {n}
pronoun {n} (type of noun)  :: voornaamwoord {n}
pronounce {v} (to pronounce) SEE: say  ::
pronounce {v} (to officially declare)  :: uitspreken, verklaren, verkondigen
pronounce {v} (to pass judgment)  :: vonnissen
pronounce {v} (to sound out a word)  :: uitspreken
pronounce {v} (to declare authoritatively or as formal opinion)  :: zich uitspreken (reflexive)
pronounce {v} (to read aloud)  :: uitspreken
pronouncing dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words) SEE: pronunciation dictionary  ::
pronunciation {n} (sound of a word)  :: uitspraak {f}
pronunciation {n} (way in which words are pronounced)  :: uitspraak {f}
pronunciation dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words)  :: uitspraakwoordenboek {n}
proof {n} (any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth)  :: bewijs {n}
proof by contradiction {n} (proof of a statement adduced by deriving a contradiction from the statement's negation)  :: bewijs uit het ongerijmde {n}
proofread {v} (to check for errors in spelling and grammar)  :: proeflezen
propadiene {n} (organic compound of the formula C3H4)  :: propadieen
propaedeutic {adj} (providing preparatory or introductory teaching)  :: propedeutisch
propaganda {n} (concerted set of messages)  :: propaganda {f}
propagate {v} (to spread from person to person)  :: propageren
propane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C3H8)  :: propaan {n}
propeller {n} (mechanical device used to propel)  :: schroef, propeller
propene {n} (organic compound of the formula C3H6)  :: propeen
propenoic {adj} (acrylic) SEE: acrylic  ::
propensity {n} (tendency)  :: neiging, beheptheid, geneigdheid
proper {adj} (fit, suitable)  :: goed, juist, gepast, geschikt
proper {adj} (following the established standards of behavior or manners)  :: keurig, goed, net, deugdelijk
proper {adj} (in the very strictest sense of the word)  :: echt, eigenlijk, zelf
proper {adj} (grammar: designating a particular person, place or thing)  :: eigen-
proper {adj} (belonging to oneself or itself, own)  :: eigen
proper {adj} (complete, thorough)  :: grondig
proper {adj} (entitled to its name, true)  :: echt, degelijk
proper {adj} (informal: utter)  :: volslagen, compleet
proper noun {n} (the name of a particular person, place, organization or other individual entity)  :: eigennaam {m}
property {n} (something owned)  :: eigendom {n}, bezitting, goed {n}, bezit {n}
property {n} (piece of real estate)  :: eigendom {n}, landeigendom {n}, onroerend bezit {n}, landgoed {n}, domein {n}, goed {n}
property {n} (exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing)  :: eigendomsrecht {n}
property {n} (attribute or abstract quality associated with an object, individual or concept)  :: eigenschap
property {n} (an attribute characteristic of a class of objects)  :: kenmerk {n}, karakteristiek, eigenschap
property {n} (computing: an editable parameter associated with an application, or its value)  :: eigenschap
property {n} (an object used in a dramatic production)  :: rekwisiet {n}
prophecy {n} (prediction)  :: voorspelling {f}
prophesy {v} (to speak as a prophet)  :: profeteren
prophet {n} (one who speaks by divine inspiration)  :: profeet {m}, profete {f}, ziener {m}, zieneres {f}
prophet {n} (one who foretells the future)  :: profeet {m}, waarzegger {m}, waarzegster {f}
prophet of doom {n} (pessimistic person)  :: onheilsprofeet
prophylactic {adj} (Serving to prevent or protect against an undesired effect, especially disease)  :: prophylactisch, voorbehoedend
propitious {adj} (favorable; benevolent)  :: gunstig
propitious {adj} (advantageous)  :: voordelig
propitious {adj} (characteristic of a good omen: auspicious)  :: onder een goed gesternte
propitiousness {n} (The favorable quality of strongly indicating a successful result.)  :: goedgunstigheid
proponent {n} (one who supports something)  :: voorstander
proportional {adj} (at a constant ratio (to))  :: evenredig
proportionate {v} (to make proportionate)  :: proportioneren
proposal {n} (that which is proposed)  :: voorstel {n}
propose {v} (to suggest a plan or course of action)  :: voorstellen
propose {v} (to ask for one's hand in marriage)  :: ten huwelijk vragen
proposition {n} (idea or plan offered)  :: propositie, voorstel {n}
proposition {n} (an assertion which is provably true, but not important enough to be a theorem)  :: propositie
proprietary eponym {n} (brand name that has come into general use)  :: propriëtair eponiem {n}
proprietor {n} (owner)  :: eigenaar {m}, bezitter {m}
proprietor {n} (sole owner of an unincorporated business, also called sole proprietor)  :: (enige) eigenaar {m}
proprietor {n} (one of the owners of an unincorporated business, a partner)  :: mede-eigenaar {m}, partner {m}
propylene {n} (organic compound of the formula C3H6)  :: propeen {n}
propyne {n} (alkyne)  :: propyn
prorogue {v} (to suspend a parliamentary session)  :: verdagen, opschorten
prorogue {v} (to defer)  :: uitstellen, opschuiven
prorogue {v} (to prolong or extend)  :: verlengen, ouitbreiden
prosaic {adj} (straightforward; matter-of-fact; lacking the feeling or elegance of poetry)  :: prozaïsch
prosaic {adj} (overly plain or simple, to the point of being boring; humdrum)  :: prozaïsch
pros and cons {n} (for and against)  :: voordelen en nadelen
proscribe {v} (forbid or prohibit)  :: verbieden
proscribe {v} (denounce)  :: afkeuren, afraden, verbieden
proscribe {v} (banish or exclude)  :: verbannen, uitsluiten
prose {n} (written language not intended as poetry)  :: proza {n}
prosecutor {n} (a person instituting criminal prosecution)  :: aanklager {m}
proselyte {n} (one who has converted to a religion)  :: bekeerling {m}, Jodengenoot {m} (a gentile converted to Judaism)
proselyte {v} (proselytize)  :: bekeren
proselytize {v} (to convert to one’s own faith)  :: bekeren
proselytize {v} (to induce people to join a cause)  :: missioneren, werven
prosody {n} (linguistics: study of rhythm and other attributes in speech)  :: prosodie {f}
prosody {n}  :: prosodie {f}
prospect {n} (potential things that may come to pass, usually favorable)  :: vooruitzicht {n}
prosper {v} (to be successful)  :: welvaren
prosperity {n} (condition of being prosperous)  :: voorspoed
prosperous {adj} (characterized by success)  :: succesvol, geslaagd
prosperous {adj} (well off; affluent)  :: welvarend, welgesteld, succesvol
prosperous {adj} (favorable)  :: voorspoedig, geslaagd, gelukkig
prostate {n} (prostate gland)  :: prostaat {m}
prostate gland {n} (prostate) SEE: prostate  ::
prosthesis {n} (artificial replacement for a body part)  :: prothese
prosthetic {n} (prosthesis) SEE: prosthesis  ::
prosthetics {n} (branch of medicine)  :: prothesiologie
prostitute {n} (a person having sex for profit)  :: prostituee {f} (female), prostitué {f} (male), hoer {f} (vulgar)
prostitute {n} (promiscuous person) SEE: whore  ::
prostitution {n} (having sex for profit)  :: prostitutie {f}
prostrate {v} (to lie flat or facedown)  :: prosterneren
prostrate {v} (to throw oneself down in submission)  :: teraarde werpen
protactinium {n} (chemical element)  :: protactinium {n}
protagonist {n} (main character)  :: protagonist {m} {f}
protagonist {n} (leading person in a contest)  :: hoofdrolspeler {m}, hoofdrolspeelster {f}
protean {adj} (exceedingly variable)  :: wisselvallig, veelvormig
protean {adj} (of or pertaining to Proteus; characteristic of Proteus)  :: proteïsch
protect {v} (to keep safe)  :: beschermen, beveiligen
protection {n} (process of keeping safe)  :: bescherming {f}
protector {n} (someone who protects or guards)  :: beschermer {m}, beschermheer {m}, behoeder {m}
protectorate {n} (government by a protector)  :: protectoraat {n}
protectress {n} (female protector)  :: beschermster {f}
protege {n} (protégé) SEE: protégé  ::
protein {n} (biochemistry: complex molecule)  :: proteïne {f}, eiwit {n}
protein {n} (class of food)  :: proteïne {f}, eiwit {n}
protest {v} (to make a strong objection)  :: protesteren
protest {n} (formal objection)  :: protest {n}
protest {n} (translations to be checked)  :: protestactie {f}, manifestatie {f}
Protestantism {n} (faith)  :: protestantisme {n}
protest vote {n} (vote cast as a protest)  :: proteststem {f}, foertstem {f}
protégé {n} (person who is guided and supported)  :: protegé {m}
protist {n} (eukaryotic unicellular organisms)  :: protist
protium {n} (lightest isotope of hydrogen)  :: protium {n}
Proto-Altaic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language)  :: Proto-Altaïsch {n}
Proto-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) SEE: Ur-Germanic  ::
Proto-Indo-European {prop} (ancestor language of most European and Indian languages)  :: Proto-Indo-Europees {n}
Proto-Indo-European {n} (person who spoke the Proto-Indo-European language)  :: Proto-Indo-Europeaan {m}
Proto-Indo-European {adj} (pertaining to the Proto-Indo-European language, or the people who spoke it, see also: Indo-European)  :: Proto-Indo-Europees
Proto-Indo-Germanic {prop} (Proto-Indo-European) SEE: Proto-Indo-European  ::
Proto-Italic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language)  :: Oeritalisch {n}
proton {n} (positively charged nucleon)  :: proton {n}
Proto-Norse {prop} (Indo-European language)  :: Oernoords {n}
protoplasm {n} (entire contents of a cell)  :: protoplasma {n}
Proto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic)  :: Oerslavisch {n}
prototype {n} (an original object or form which is a basis for other objects)  :: prototype {n}
protract {v} (To draw out; to extend, especially in duration.)  :: verlengen, aanhouden, rekken
protract {v} (To use a protractor.)  :: op schaal tekenen
protract {v} (To draw or delineate.)  :: schetsen, afbakenen
protracted {adj} (Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.)  :: langdurig, aanslepend
protractor {n} (a circular or semicircular tool for measuring angles)  :: gradenboog
protrude {v} (to extend from)  :: uitsteken
protrusion {n}  :: uitsteeksel
proud {adj} (gratified, feeling honoured, feeling satisfied)  :: trots, fier
proud {adj} (having a too high opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious)  :: trots, fier
proud as a peacock {adj} (extremely proud)  :: trots als een pauw
provable {adj} (of a statement or hypothesis, that can be proven)  :: bewijsbaar
prove {v} (to demonstrate that something is true; to give proof for)  :: bewijzen, aantonen, bewijs/bewijzen leveren
prove {v} (to turn out; to manifest)  :: blijken, uitwijzen
proven {adj}  :: bewezen
provenance {n} (place or source of origin)  :: herkomst
Provence {prop} (region in France)  :: provence
proverb {n} (phrase expressing a basic truth)  :: spreekwoord {n}, gezegde {n}
Proverbs {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Spreuken
provide {v} (to give what is needed or desired)  :: voorzien (van)
provide {v} (to furnish (with))  :: voorzien
provident {adj} (demonstrating consideration for the future)  :: voorziend, vooruitziend, voorzichtig, vooruitkijkend, voorbedachtzaam, voorzorgend, voorzorgelijk, vooruitschouwend, provident
provider {n} (provider)  :: verlener {m}
province {n} (a subdivision of government usually one step below the national level)  :: provincie {f}
provincial {adj} (of or pertaining to a province)  :: provinciaal
provincial capital {n} (capital of a province)  :: provinciehoofdstad
provision {n} (item of goods or supplies obtained for future use)  :: provisie
provision {n} (law: clause in a legal instrument)  :: bepaling
proviso {n} (conditional provision to an agreement)  :: voorbehoud
provocation {n} (act of provoking)  :: provocatie {f}
provoke {v} (to cause to become angry)  :: uitlokken
provost {n} (highest position in a monastery below an abbot)  :: proost
prow {n} (fore part of a vessel; bow)  :: voorsteven {f}, boeg {f}
prow {adj} (brave, valiant)  :: dapper, moedig
prowess {n} (skillfulness and manual ability; adroitness or dexterity)  :: bekwaamheid {f}
prowess {n} (distinguished bravery or courage, especially in battle; heroism)  :: heldenmoed {m}, dapperheid {f}
proximately {adv} (approximately) SEE: approximately  ::
proximity {n} (closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship)  :: nabijheid {f}
proxy {n} (agent or substitute authorized to act for another person)  :: mandataris, tussenpersoon
proxy {n} (authority to act for another, especially when written)  :: gevolmachtigde
proxy {n} ((science) Measurement of one physical quantity that is used as an indicator of the value of another)  :: maatstaf
proxy {n} ((software) An interface for a service)  :: proxy, interface
proxy server {n} (hardware server)  :: proxyserver {n}
præstige {n} (Archaic spelling of prestige) SEE: prestige  ::
prude {n} (A person who is or tries to be excessively proper)  :: preut
prudent {adj} (sagacious in adapting means to ends)  :: voorzichtig, omzichtig, vooruitziend, prudent
prudent {adj} (practically wise, judicious, shrewd)  :: slim, sluw, beredeneerd, doordacht
prudent {adj} (frugal; economical; not extravagant)  :: zuinig, economisch
prudery {n} (prudish behaviour)  :: preutsheid
prudish {adj} (exaggeratedly proper)  :: preuts
prune {n} (plum) SEE: plum  ::
prune {n} (old woman)  :: besje {n}
prune {v} (trim a tree or shrub)  :: snoeien
prune {v} ((figuratively) cut down or shorten)  :: inkorten, snoeien
pruning shears {n} (a tool)  :: snoeischaar {m} {f}
prurient {adj} (uneasy with desire; lustful)  :: wellustig
prurient {adj} (arousing sexual desire)  :: lustopwekkend
prusik {n} (friction hitch)  :: prusikknoop {m}
Prussia {prop} (geographical area)  :: Pruisen {n}
Prussia {prop} (German province)  :: Pruisen
Prussian {adj} (of Prussia)  :: Pruisisch
pry {v} (to look where one is not welcome; to be nosey)  :: boren, steken
pry {n} (lever)  :: priem {m}, hefboom {m}, hendel {m}
pry {n} (leverage)  :: hefboomkracht {f}, hefboom {m}, invloed {m}
pry {v} (use leverage to open or widen)  :: priemen, wrikken, openwrikken
psalm {n} (sacred song)  :: psalm {m}
psalm {n} (a hymn collected into one book of the Old Testament)  :: psalm {m}
Psalms {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Psalmen
psalterium {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
psephology {n} (the predictive or statistical study of elections)  :: psefologie, bestudering van het kiezersgedrag
pseudocode {n} (description of a computer programming algorithm)  :: pseudocode
pseudoephedrine {n} (sympathomimetic alkaloid)  :: pseudo-efedrine
pseudonym {n} (fictitious name)  :: pseudoniem {n}, schuilnaam {m}
pseudoscience {n} (purported science)  :: pseudowetenschap {f}
psi {n} (Greek letter)  :: psi {m} {f}
psychedelic {adj} (of, containing or generating hallucinations, etc.)  :: psychedelisch
psychiatric {adj} (of, or relating to, psychiatry)  :: psychiatrisch
psychiatrist {n} (doctor specializing in psychiatry)  :: psychiater {m} {f}
psychiatry {n} (branch of medicine dealing with mental illness)  :: psychiatrie {f}
psychokinesis {n} (movement inanimate objects by the use of psychic power)  :: telekinese
psychological warfare {n} (The use of various techniques to demoralize or intimidate someone)  :: psychologische oorlogsvoering
psychologist {n} (expert in the field of psychology)  :: psycholoog {m}
psychology {n} (study of the human mind)  :: psychologie {f}, zielkunde {f}
psychology {n} (the study of the human behavior)  :: psychologie {f}
psychology {n} (the study of animal behavior)  :: psychologie {f}
psychology {n} (the mental characteristics of a particular individual)  :: psychologie {f}
psychology {n}  :: zielkunde {f}
psychometry {n} (paranormal ability)  :: psychometrie
psychopathology {n} (study of mental illness)  :: psychopathologie {f}
psychopolitics {n} (interaction between psychology and politics)  :: psychopolitiek {f}
psychopomp {n} (entity who assists souls)  :: zielengeleider {m}, psychopompos {m}
psychosis {n} (mental disorder)  :: psychose {f}
psychotherapist {n} (who practices psychotherapy)  :: psychotherapeut {m}
psychotherapy {n} (treatment of those with mental illness)  :: psychotherapie {f}
pâté {n} (finely-ground paste of meat, fish or vegetables)  :: paté
ptarmigan {n} (a small grouse, Lagopus)  :: sneeuwhoen {n}
PTO {initialism} (Please turn over)  :: z.o.z.
pub {n} (public house)  :: kroeg {f}
puberty {n} (age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction)  :: puberteit
pubic hair {n} (collectively)  :: schaamhaar {n}
pubic hair {n} (singular)  :: schaamhaar {n}
pubic region {n} (part of the body near the pubes and the pubis)  :: schaamstreek
pubis {n} (the pubic bone)  :: schaambeen {n}
public {adj} (pertaining to people as a whole)  :: publiek, openbaar
public {adj} (provided (by the government) for the community)  :: overheids-, staats-
public {adj} (open to all members of a community)  :: openbaar, publiek
public {n} (people in general)  :: publiek {n}
publication {n} (act of publishing)  :: publicatie
public domain {n} (realm of intellectual property)  :: publiek domein {n}
public figure {n} (person subject to public interest)  :: publiek figuur {m} {f}, bekend persoon {m} {f}
public house {n} (pub) SEE: pub  ::
publicity {n} (advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something)  :: publiciteit
publicity {n} (public interest attracted in this way)  :: publiciteit
public law {n} (law)  :: publiekrecht {n}
public life {n} (aspects of social life which occur in public)  :: openbaar leven {n}
public life {n} (politics, as in the profession of being a politician)  :: openbaar leven {n}, politiek {f}, politieke loopbaan {f}
Public Limited Liability Company {n} (publicly traded company)  :: Besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, BV
public opinion {n} (opinion of the public)  :: publieke opinie
public servant {n} (convict) SEE: convict  ::
public servant {n} (civil servant) SEE: civil servant  ::
public transit {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
public transport {n} (form of transport)  :: openbaar vervoer {n}
public transportation {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
publish {v} (to issue something (usually printed work) for sale and distribution)  :: publiceren, uitgeven
publisher {n} (One who publishes, especially books)  :: uitgever {m}, uitgeverij
puck {n} (disk used in hockey)  :: puck {m}
pudding {n} (sausage made primarily from blood)  :: bloedworst, pens
pudding {n} (savoury dish prepared like a sweet pudding)  :: pudding {m}, vla
pudding {n} (dessert similar to custard or mousse, containing a starchy thickening agent)  :: pudding {m}
pudding {n} (any dessert) SEE: dessert  ::
puddle {n} (a small pool of water)  :: plas {m}
pudor {n} (appropriate sense of modesty or shame)  :: pudeur
Puerto Rico {prop} (Caribbean Commonwealth)  :: Puerto Rico, Porto Rico
puff {v} (pant) SEE: pant  ::
puff {n} (slang: cannabis)  :: wiet
puffadder {n} (Britis arietans)  :: pofadder
puffer {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
pufferfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
pufferfish {n} (a delicacy popular in Japan)  :: kogelvis {m}
puffin {n} (seabird with a coloured beak)  :: papegaaiduiker {m}, alk {m}
puff pastry {n} (light, flaky pastry)  :: bladerdeeg {m}, korstdeeg {m}
puff up {v} (to become fluffy)  :: pluizen
puff up {v} (to swell due to injury)  :: opzwellen
pug {n} (small dog)  :: mopshond
pugilist {n} (one who fights with his fists; a boxer)  :: bokser {m}, vuistvechter {m}, pugilist {m}
pugnacious {adj} (aggressive, belligerent)  :: strijdlustig, vechtlustig, vijandig, vijandig
puissant {adj} (powerful, mighty)  :: vermogend, puissant
puke {v} (to vomit)  :: kotsen
pulchritude {n} (pulchritude)  :: schoonheid
pull {v} (transitive: apply force to (something) so it comes towards one)  :: trekken
pull an all-nighter {v} (work throughout the night)  :: 't nachtje doordoen {m}
pull apart {v} (disassemble) SEE: disassemble  ::
pullet {n} (spineless person) SEE: chicken  ::
pulley {n} (one of simple machines)  :: katrol
pull one's socks up {v} (start making an effort; to renew or redouble one's efforts)  :: een tandje bijzetten
pull out {v} (to use coitus interruptus as a method of birth control)  :: zich terugtrekken
pull out {v} (to maneuver a vehicle from the side of a road onto the lane)  :: optrekken
pull out of one's ass {v} (fabricate a claim with no factual basis or evidence)  :: uit de duim zuigen [suck from one's thumb]
pullulate {v} (to multiply rapidly)  :: krioelen,zich grote getale voortplanten
pullulate {v} (to germinate)  :: kiemen,zich ontwikkelen
pulmonary artery {n} (artery that connects the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs)  :: longslagader {c}
pulmonary circulation {n} (part of blood circulation)  :: kleine bloedsomloop {m}
pulpit {n} (raised platform in church)  :: kansel {m}, preekstoel {m}
pulsar {n} (rotating neutron star)  :: pulsar {c}
pulse {n} (regular beat caused by the heart)  :: pols {m}
pulverise {v} (to render into dust or powder)  :: fijnwrijven, doen verstuiven, vermorzelen
pulverize {v} (pulverise) SEE: pulverise  ::
puma {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar  ::
pumice {n} (pumice)  :: puimsteen
pummel {v} (To hit or strike heavily and repeatedly)  :: afranselen, aftroeven
pump {n} (trainer or sneaker) SEE: trainer  ::
pump {n} (device for moving liquid or gas)  :: pomp {f}
pump {v} (transitive: to use a pump to move liquid or gas)  :: pompen
pumpjack {n} (drive for a submerged pump)  :: jaknikker {m}
pumpkin {n} (plant)  :: pompoen {f}
pumpkin {n} (fruit of this plant)  :: pompoen {f}
pumpkin pie {n} (pie made from the flesh of pumpkins)  :: pompoentaart {f} {m}
pump truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack  ::
pun {n} (joke or type of wordplay)  :: woordspeling {f}
punch {n} (hit or strike with one's fist)  :: stomp {m}
punch {v} (to strike something or someone with one's fist)  :: stompen, met de vuist slaan
punch {n} (beverage)  :: punch {m}
punch {v} (to herd cattle) SEE: herd  ::
Punch {prop} (character of a puppet show)  :: Jan Klaassen {m}
punch card {n} (card with have holes or notches used for storing data)  :: ponskaart
punched pocket {n}  :: insteekhoes {f}, insteekmap {f}
punching bag {n} (device used to practice punching)  :: bokszak {m}
punch line {n} (final part of a joke)  :: clou {m}, pointe {f}
punctilious {adj} (strictly attentive to detail)  :: minutieus
punctilious {adj} (precise)  :: precies, pietepeuterig
punctuality {n} (state of being punctual)  :: stiptheid
punctuate {v} (emphasize, stress) SEE: emphasize  ::
punctuation {n} (set of symbols)  :: interpunctie
punctuation mark {n} (symbol to make the sense of what is written easier to determine)  :: leesteken {n}
puncture {v} (to pierce)  :: puncteren
pundit {n} (a self-professed expert)  :: opinieleider
pungency {n} (foul odor)  :: stank {m}, stank {m}
pungent {adj} (having a strong odour)  :: scherp, stekend
pungent {adj} (having a sharp and stiff point)  :: scherp
Punic {adj} (Carthaginian) SEE: Carthaginian  ::
punish {v} (to cause to suffer for crime or misconduct)  :: straffen, afstraffen, bestraffen
punish {v}  :: straffen, afstraffen
punishable {adj} (appropriate for punishment)  :: strafbaar
punishment {n} (the act of punishing)  :: bestraffing {f}, straf {f}
punishment {n} (penalty for wrongdoing)  :: straf {m} {f}
punishment {n} (suffering imposed as retribution)  :: afstraffing {f}, boetedoening {f}, vergelding {f}, boete {m} {f}
punishment {n} (harsh treatment or experience)  :: afstraffing {f}, beproeving {f}, vergelding {f}
punitive {adj} (punishing)  :: [prefix in compound words] straf-
Punjabi {adj} (of, pertaining to, descended from the people or culture of the Punjab, or written in the Punjabi language)  :: Punjabi
Punjabi {prop} (language spoken in the Punjab region, in Northern India and Eastern Pakistan)  :: Punjabi {n}
Punjabi {n} (resident of or immigrant from the Punjab)  :: Punjabi {m}
punk {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute  ::
punk {n} (a worthless person)  :: nietsnut {m} {f}
punt {n} (narrow shallow boat propelled by a pole)  :: vlet {c}
punt {v} (propel a punt with a pole)  :: vletten
punt {v} (retreat from one's objective)  :: zich terugtrekken
punt {n} (point in the game of faro)  :: punt {n}
punt {n} (bet or wager)  :: gok {m}, weddenschap {f}
punt {n} (indentation in the base of a wine bottle)  :: ziel {f}
punt {v} (make a highly speculative investment or other commitment)  :: wedden, gokken
puny {adj} (of inferior size)  :: nietig, nietige, klein, zwak, ijdel
pupa {n} (insect)  :: pop {f}
pupil {n} (learner)  :: leerling {m}
pupil {n} (the hole in the middle of the iris of the eye)  :: pupil {m} {f}
puppet {n} (movable model of a person or animal)  :: marionet {f}
puppet {n} (doll) SEE: doll  ::
puppeteer {n} (person who uses a puppet)  :: poppenspeler {m}
puppet show {n} (theatrical performance with puppets)  :: poppenspel {n}, poppenkast
puppy {n} (young dog)  :: puppy {m} {f}
puppy love {n} (youthful infatuation with another person)  :: kalverliefde {f}
purchase {n} (the act or process of seeking and obtaining something)  :: verwerving, aanschaf
purchase {n} (individual item one has purchased)  :: aankoop, koop
purchase {n} (the acquisition of title to, or property in, anything for a price)  :: aankoop, aanschaf
purchase {n} (that which is obtained, got, or acquired, in any manner, honestly or dishonestly)  :: gewin, aanwinst
purchase {n} (that which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent)  :: aankoop, aanwinst
purchase {n} (acquisition of lands or tenements by other means than descent or inheritance)  :: verwerving {m}, aanschaf {m}
purchase {v} (to obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price)  :: aanschaffen, aankopen, verwerven
purchase {v} (to pursue and obtain; to acquire by seeking; to gain, obtain or acquire)  :: verwerven, bekomen
purchase {v} (to obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger or sacrifice)  :: verwerven, (ge)winnen
purchase {v} (to expiate by a fine or forfeit)  :: afkopen
purchase {v} (to put forth effort to obtain anything; to strive; to exert oneself)  :: nastreven
purchase {v} (to constitute the buying power for a purchase)  :: (kunnen) kopen, waard zijn
purchaser {n} (one who purchases)  :: koper
pure {adj} (free of flaws or imperfections)  :: puur, rein
pure {adj} (free of foreign material or pollutants)  :: puur, onverontreinigd, klaar, klinkklaar
pure {adj} (free of immoral behavior or qualities; clean)  :: puur
pure {adj}  :: puur, zuiver, rein
pure {adv} (extremely)  :: zeer
puree {n} (food that has been ground into a thick liquid)  :: puree {m}
purely imaginary number {n} (imaginary number) SEE: imaginary number  ::
pure mathematics {n} (area of mathematics)  :: zuivere wiskunde
purgatory {n} (situation causing suffering)  :: vagevuur
purgatory {n} (Purgatory) SEE: Purgatory  ::
Purgatory {prop} (intermediate state after physical death)  :: vagevuur
purge {n} (the act of purging)  :: zuivering {f}
purge {v} (to clean thoroughly; to cleanse; to rid of impurities)  :: zuiveren, louteren
purify {v} (cleanse something of impurities)  :: zuiveren
purify {v} (free someone from guilt or sin)  :: reinigen
Purim {prop} (Jewish festival)  :: Poerim, Poerem, Poeriem
puritan {adj} (having very strict moral standards)  :: puriteins
purloin {v} (To convert the property of another)  :: ontvreemden, ontwenden
purple {n} (colour)  :: purper, paars
purple {adj} (colour)  :: paars, purperen
purple prose {n} (extravagant or flowery writing)  :: bloemrijke taal {f}
purple swamphen {n} (Porphyrio porphyrio)  :: sultanshoen {n}
purplish {adj} (somewhat purple in colour/color)  :: paarsig
purport {v} (to convey)  :: beweren
purport {v} (to intend)  :: van plan zijn
purport {n} (import)  :: doel {n}, intentie {f}, gewicht {n}
purpose {n} (target)  :: reden {f}, doel {n}, bedoeling {f}, nut {n}, strekking
purpose {n} (intention)  :: intentie, bedoeling, opzet
purpose {n} (determination)  :: vastberadenheid
purpose {n} (reason for doing something)  :: reden, nut, zin
purpose {v} (have set as one's purpose; intend)  :: van plan zijn
purposeful {adj} (intentional)  :: opzettelijk
purposeful {adj} (resolute)  :: vastberaden
purposefully {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose  ::
purposeless {adj} (without purpose)  :: doelloos
purpure {n} (purple colour on a coat of arms)  :: purper
purpure {adj} (in blazon, of the colour purple)  :: purper
purr {v} (cat to make a vibrating sound in its throat)  :: spinnen
purr {n} (vibrating sound made by a cat when contented)  :: spinnen {n}
purse {n} (small bag for carrying money)  :: handtas {f}
purse {n} (small bag for carrying personal items)  :: handtas {m} {f}
pursue {v} (to follow urgently)  :: achtervolgen
pursue {v} (to travel down a particular way or course of action)  :: volgen
pursue {v} (to aim for)  :: najagen
pursue {v} (to participate in, practise (an activity, profession))  :: beoefenen
purvey {v}  :: voorbereiden, voorzien
purveyor {n} (supplier) SEE: supplier  ::
purview {n} (law: scope of a statute)  :: bereik {n}
purview {n} (scope or range of interest or control)  :: bereik {n}
purview {n} (range of understanding)  :: bereik {n}
pus {n} (fluid found in regions of infection)  :: etter {m}, pus {n}
push {v} (transitive: apply a force to (an object) so that it moves away)  :: duwen, stoten
push {n} (short, directed application of force; act of pushing)  :: duw {m}
push-button {n} (electrical switch)  :: drukknop
pushpin {n} (thumbtack) SEE: thumbtack  ::
push scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter  ::
pusillanimous {adj} (showing cowardice)  :: kleinmoedig
pussy {n} (informal: affectionate term for a cat)  :: poes {f}
pussy {n} (slang: female genitalia)  :: kut {f}, poes {f}, kutje, poesje
pussy {n} (informal: coward)  :: (zacht) ei(tje), slapjanus, watje
pussy {adj} (containing pus)  :: etterig, purulent
pussyfoot {v} (to move silently)  :: sluipen, trippelen
pussyfoot {v} (to act timidly)  :: treuzelen
pussyfoot {v} (to use euphemistic language)  :: schoonspreken
pusta {n} (Hungarian steppe)  :: poesta {f}
pustule {n} (a small accumulation of pus in the epidermis or dermis)  :: puist {m}, etterblaasje {n}
put {v} (to place something somewhere)  :: zetten, plaatsen, leggen, doen, stellen
put {v} (to express something in a certain manner)  :: stellen, brengen
putative {adj} (commonly believed or deemed to be the case)  :: zogenaamd, vermoedelijk, vermeend
put away {v} (to kill someone) SEE: kill  ::
put away {v}  :: wegzetten
Putin {prop} (surname)  :: Poetin
put into practice {v} (make something a practical reality)  :: in praktijk zetten
Putler {prop} (derogatory name of Vladimir Putin)  :: Poetler {m}
put lipstick on a pig {v} (to superficially alter something)  :: al draagt een aap een gouden ring, het is en blijft een lelijk ding
put on {v} (to place upon)  :: zetten op
put on {v} (to don clothing)  :: aantrekken, aandoen
put on {v} (to play recorded music)  :: opzetten
put one's foot in one's mouth {v} (misspeak; say something embarrassing or wrong)  :: zich verspreken
put on weight {v} (to become heavier)  :: aankomen
put out {adj} (taking offense)  :: ontzet, verontwaardigd
put out {v} (place outside or eject)  :: buitenzetten, uitwerpen
put out {v} (produce)  :: produceren
put out {v} (injure a joint in the body)  :: kwetsen, blesseren
put out {v} (extinguish)  :: [fire] blussen, [light, candle] uitdoen, doven
put out {v} (consent to sex)  :: toegeven
putrescible {adj} (Decomposable; capable of becoming putrescent; rottable)  :: bederfelijk
putrid {adj} (rotting, rotten, being in a state of putrefaction)  :: verderfelijk,rottend
putt {v} (to lightly strike a golf ball with a putter)  :: putten
put the make on {v} (pursue with romantic interest)  :: verleiden, avances maken
put to death {v} (to kill as punishment) SEE: execute  ::
put to words {v} (verbally express) SEE: articulate  ::
put up {v} (to present)  :: opdissen
put up {v} (to put up with) SEE: put up with  ::
put upon {adj} (imposed on)  :: misbruikt
put up with {v} (to put up with) SEE: bear  ::
put up with {v} (to tolerate, suffer through)  :: ondergaan
puzzle {n} (crossword puzzle) SEE: crossword  ::
puzzle {n} (anything difficult to understand or make sense of)  :: mysterie {n}, raadsel {n}
puzzle {n} (game for one person)  :: puzzel, raadsel {n}, hersenbreker {m}
puzzle {n} (riddle)  :: raadsel {n}
puzzle {v} (to perplex)  :: verbijsteren, verwarren, in de war brengen
puzzle {n} (jigsaw puzzle) SEE: jigsaw puzzle  ::
puzzled {adj} (confused or perplexed)  :: verward, verbijsterd
puzzling {adj} (difficult to understand or explain; enigmatic or confusing; perplexing)  :: raadselachtig
PVC {n} ((organic compound) polyvinyl chloride) SEE: polyvinyl chloride  ::
pygmy {n} (a member of various African peoples)  :: pygmee {m} {f}
pygmy {n} (a member of a mythological race of dwarfs)  :: pygmee {m} {f}
pygmy {n} (any dwarfish person)  :: dwerg {m}, pygmee {m} {f}
pygmy {n} (an insignificant person)  :: dwerg {m}, pygmee {m} {f}
pylon {n}  :: pyloon {m} {m} ingang; pyloon {m}
pylon {n} (obelisk) SEE: obelisk  ::
Pyongyang {prop} (capital of North Korea)  :: Pyongyang {n}
pyramid {n} (ancient construction)  :: piramide {f}
pyramid {n} (construction)  :: piramide {f}
pyramid {n} (in geometry, a solid with triangular lateral faces and a polygonal base)  :: piramide {f}, viervlak {n}
pyramid {n} (pyramid scheme) SEE: pyramid scheme  ::
pyramidal {adj} (pyramid-shaped)  :: piramidaal
pyramidic {adj} (Of or pertaining to a pyramid)  :: piramidevormig
pyramid scheme {n} (illicit money-making scheme)  :: pyramidesysteem {n}, pyramidespel {n}
pyre {n} (a funeral pile)  :: brandstapel {m}
Pyrenean {adj} (of or pertaining to the Pyrenees)  :: Pyrenees, Pyrenese
Pyrenees {prop} (the mountain range separating Spain from France)  :: Pyreneeën {p}
pyrite {n} (mineral iron disulfide)  :: pyriet {n}
pyro- {prefix} (relating to fire)  :: pyro-
pyroclastic flow {n} (pyroclastic flow)  :: pyroclastische stroom {m}
pyromania {n} (disorder)  :: vuurzucht {f}, pyromanie {f}
pyrotechnics {n} (firework) SEE: firework  ::
pyrotechnics {n} (art and technology of fireworks)  :: pyrotechniek
Pyrrhic victory {n} (a costly victory)  :: pyrrhusoverwinning
Pythagoras {prop} (Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher)  :: Pythagoras
Pythagorean theorem {prop} (mathematical theorem)  :: stelling van Pythagoras {f}
python {n} (constricting snake)  :: python {m}