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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 binoculars {n} (binoculars) SEE: binoculars ::
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 oil {n} (edible plant oil) :: palmolie {f}
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}
Pancake Day {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
Pancake Tuesday {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
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) :: tegemoetkomen aan, toegeven aan, naar de mond praten
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)
pangram {n} (a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet) :: pangram {n}
panhandler {n} (one who panhandles) :: bedelaar {m}, bedelaarster {f}, bedelares {f}
panhandler {n} (bum) :: landloper {m}, zwerver {m}
panic {n} (overpowering fright) :: paniek {f}
panic {v} (to feel overwhelming fear) :: in paniek raken
panic attack {n} (sudden period of intense anxiety) :: paniekaanval {m}
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
Pan-Slavism {n} (movement) :: panslavisme {n}
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}
pappardelle {n} (broad form of fettuccine) :: pappardelle
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} (way of viewing reality) :: paradigma {n}, denkkader {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 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} (very pleasant place) :: paradijs {n}
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 {n}
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} (church that serves as the 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}
Parliament {prop} (parliament) SEE: parliament ::
parliamentary {adj} (of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament) :: parlementair
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-
parody {n} (expression making fun of something else) :: parodie {f}
parody {v} (to make a parody of something) :: parodiëren
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
parseltongue {prop} (language of snakes in Harry Potter) :: sisselspraak {f}
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
particular {adj} (partial) SEE: partial ::
particular {adj} (known only to an individual person or group) SEE: confidential ::
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
partner {n} (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest) :: partner {m}
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 away {v} (to die (euphemistic)) :: overlijden, ontslapen, heengaan
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
Passover {prop} (Jewish festival) :: Paasfeest {n}
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 {n} (a soft mixture) :: pasta {m} {n}
paste {n} (soft mixture used in making pastry) :: deeg {n}
paste {n} (soft mixture of pounded foods) :: pastei {m} {f}
paste {n} (an adhesive paste) :: stijfsel {m} {n}
paste {n} (lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone thereof) :: stras {n}
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 ::
patch {n} (piece of cloth used to repair a garment) :: lap {m}
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch ::
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
pathogen {n} (an organism or substance that causes disease) :: pathogeen
pathologist {n} (expert in pathology) :: patholoog {m}, patholoog-anatoom {m}
pathology {n} (branch of medicine) :: pathologie {f}
pathology {n} (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}
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}
payload {n} (That part of a cargo that produces revenue) :: lading {f}
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}
pear cider {n} (perry) SEE: perry ::
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 Oahu) :: 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}
pea soup {n} (soup made from peas) :: erwtensoep, snert
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} (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}
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
peppercorn {n} (the seeds of the plant Piper nigrum) :: peperkorrel {m}
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 ::
per capita {adj} (per person) :: per hoofd
per capita {adv} (per person) :: per hoofd
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 anxiety {n} (anxiety about performing in front of an audience) SEE: stage fright ::
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 inhabitant 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, vergaan
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
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
pern {n} (honey buzzard) SEE: honey buzzard ::
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} (grammar: 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
Pesach {prop} (Passover) SEE: Passover ::
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}
pest control {n} (regulation or management of another species defined as a pest) :: ongediertebestrijding {f}
pest control {n} (pest control service) :: ongediertebestrijding {f}
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}, smeekschrift {n}
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
phallological {adj} (phallological) :: phallologisch
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
pharmacovigilance {n} (detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects of medicines) :: medicatiebewaking {f}
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, opbellen
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 ::
phone call {n} (telephone call) SEE: telephone call ::
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} (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}
phono- {prefix} (relating to sound) :: fono-
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}
phthalate {n} (salt or ester) :: ftalaat {n}
phthalic acid {n} (acid) :: ftaalzuur {n}
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}, geneesheer {m} [formal]
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} (multiplying the unit 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}
Pi Day {prop} (March 14th, an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi)) :: pi-dag {m}, pi-benaderingsdag {m}
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}
piece of shit {n} (a despicable person) :: schoelje {m}
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} (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}
pika {n} (furry mammal of the family Ochotonidae) :: fluithaas {m}
pike {n} (turnpike) SEE: turnpike ::
pike {n} (long spear) :: piek {f}
pike {n} (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
pillage {v} (loot or plunder by force) :: plunderen
pillage {n} (the spoils of war) :: oorlogsbuiit
pillage {n} (the act of pillaging) :: plundering
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
Pillars of Hercules {prop} (two promontories at the Strait of Gibraltar) :: Zuilen van Hercules {p}
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}
pinprick {n} :: speldenprik {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}
pioneer species {n} (pioneer species) :: pioniersoort {m} {f}
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
pirate ship {n} (ship manned by pirates) :: piratenschip {n}
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 ::
plasterer {n} (a person who plasters walls) :: stukadoor
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} (play down) SEE: downplay ::
player {n} (one who plays any game or sport) :: speler {m}
player {n} (dramatic actor) :: speler {m}, vertolker {m}
player {n} (one who plays a musical instrument) :: bespeler {m}, speler {m}
player {n} (gambler, see also: gambler) :: speler {m}, gokker
player {n} (electronic device) :: speler {m}
player {n} (software application) :: speler {m}, player
player {n} (one without serious aims) :: speler {m}, speelvogel {m}
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} (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 cook in simmering liquid) :: pocheren
poach {v} (to be cooked in simmering liquid) :: pocheren
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 or similar mammals) :: 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} (sharp tip) :: punt {m}
point {n} (any projecting extremity) :: punt {n}
point {n} (peninsula) :: schiereiland {n}
point {v} (to extend finger) :: wijzen
point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket ::
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
poisoner {n} (person who poisons something or someone) :: gifmenger {m}
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} (athlete who competes in the pole vault) :: 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}
policy {n} (law: insurance) SEE: insurance ::
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}
Pomeranian {prop} (Kashubian) SEE: Kashubian ::
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 little or no possessions or money) :: arm, armoedig, berooid
poor {adj} (used to express pity) :: arm, arme, beklagenswaardig
poor {n} (those with no possessions) :: armen {p}
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
popsicle {n} (serving of frozen juice on a stick) :: waterijs
pop someone's cherry {v} (deflower) SEE: deflower ::
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} (a pelagic shark) :: 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 or corrupt persons) :: 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} (adverb indicating that an action may successfully be performed) :: mogelijk
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}
postbellum {adj} (of the period following a war) :: naoorlogs
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
poster {n} (picture intended to be attached to a wall) :: poster {m}, affiche {n}
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} (something written afterward) :: 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}
potassium bitartrate {n} :: wijnsteen {m}, kaliumwaterstoftartraat {n}
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
potholder {n} :: pannenlap {m}
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 {adv} (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
powerlifting {n} (strength sport) :: powerlifting {m}
power of attorney {n} (authorisation) :: volmacht
power plant {n} (power station) SEE: power station ::
power point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket ::
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
pox {n} (syphilis) SEE: syphilis ::
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) :: voorafgaan, 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} (animal or organism that hunts) :: 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
preference {n} (state of being preferred) :: voorkeur
preferences {n} (user-specified settings of parameters in computer software) :: voorkeuren {m-p}, preferenties {m-p}
preferences {n} (plural of "preference") SEE: preference ::
prefix {n} (morpheme 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} (foreskin) SEE: foreskin ::
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
presumedly {adv} (presumably) SEE: presumably ::
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
prevalence {n} (wide extension) :: het heersen, het algemeen voorkomen
prevalence {n} (number of cases compared to a total population) :: overwicht {n}
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
Prey Nokor {prop} (Ho Chi Minh City) SEE: Ho Chi Minh City ::
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
prickly pear {n} (any of various spiny cacti of the genus Opuntia) :: vijgcactus {m}
prickly pear {n} (cactus fruit) :: cactusvijg {f}
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 (clergywoman, clergyperson)) :: 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 {n} (essential point or rule) SEE: principle ::
principal {adj} (primary, main) :: voornaamste
principal {n} (money originally invested or loaned) :: hoofdsom
principal {n} (chief 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 ::
priority {n} (item's relative importance) :: voorrang
priory {n} (monastery or convent governed by a prior or prioress) :: priorij {f}
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}
prison cell {n} (room to which a prisoner is confined) :: cel
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} (privately owned warship) :: kaper {m}
privateer {n} (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 with the following word) :: procliticum {n}
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 act of reproducing new individuals biologically) SEE: reproduction ::
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}
Procrustes {prop} (legendary highwayman of Attica) :: Procrustes {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
pro-European {adj} (supporting European peoples or integration) :: pro-Europees
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} (space with personal information in software or Internet systems) :: profiel
profile {n} (reputation) SEE: reputation ::
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
pro forma {adj} (for the sake of form only) :: voor de vorm
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}
proletariat {n} (working class or lower class) :: proletariaat {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}, ondicht {n} [archaic, literary]
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} (convert to one’s own faith) :: bekeren
proselytize {v} (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) :: 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} (former German province) :: Pruisen
Prussian {adj} (of Prussia) :: Pruisisch
pry {v} (to look where one is not welcome; to be nosey) :: boren, steken
pry {v} (to look closely and curiously at) :: loeren, gluren, snuffelen
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 good {n} (welfare of the people) :: publiek belang {n}
public good {n} (good that is non-rivalrous and non-excludable) :: publiek goed {n}
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
purgative {n} (something that purges) :: purgeermiddel {n}
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} (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}