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rabbi {n} (Jewish scholar or teacher) :: rabbijn {m}
rabbit {n} (mammal) :: konijn {n}
rabbit {n} (pacesetter) :: haas {m}
rabbit hole {n} ((entrance to) a rabbit warren or burrow) :: konijnenhol {n}
rabbit hutch {n} (a cage in which rabbits are kept) :: konijnenhok {n}
rabbit warren {n} (An underground system of interconnected tunnels occupied by rabbits) :: konijnenpijpen {p}, konijnengangen {p}
rabbit warren {n} (A confusingly labyrinthine environment) :: doolhof {n}
rabble {n} :: meute {f}, meutes {f-p}, menigte {f}, menigten {f-p}, gepeupel {n}, volk {n}
rabid {adj} (furious; raging; extremely violent) :: razend
rabies {n} (viral disease) :: hondsdolheid {f}
raccoon {n} (nocturnal omnivore living in North America, Procyon lotor) :: wasbeer {m}
race {n} (contest) :: wedloop {m}
race {n} :: wedstrijd {f} , race {f} , wedloop {m} , ras {n}
race {v} (to move or drive at high speed) :: razen
race {v} :: racen, rennen, wedlopen
race {n} (a large group of people set apart from others on the basis of a common heritage) :: ras, afkomst
race {n} (a large group of people set apart from others on the basis of common, physical characteristics) :: ras
race {n} (one of the categories from the many subcategorizations of the human species) :: ras, afkomst
race {n} (a breed or strain of domesticated animal) :: ras
race {n} (a category or species of something that has emerged or evolved from an older one) :: soort
race against time {n} (situation in which something must be done hurriedly, by a deadline) :: race tegen de klok
racemic {adj} (containing equal amounts of D- and L-stereoisomers) :: racemisch
racemose {adj} (botany: having flowers arranged along a single central axis) :: racemeus
race relations {n} (the patterns of behaviour between ethnic groups of people) :: rassenrelaties {p}
race to the bottom {n} :: race naar de bodem {m}, wedloop naar de bodem {m}
Rachel {prop} (younger daughter of Laban) :: Rachel
racism {n} (racial prejudice or discrimination) :: racisme {n}
racist {n} (person who believes a particular race is superior to others.) :: racist
racist {adj} (relating to racism) :: racistisch
rack {n} (series of shelves) :: rek, schap {n}
rack {n} (torture device) :: pijnbank
rack {n} (frame for hanging objects) :: rek {n}
rack {v} (brewing: to clarify by draining or siphoning from the dregs) :: klaren
racket {n} (implement) :: racket {n}
racket {n} (loud noise) :: lawaai {n}, herrie
racket {n} (fraud) :: fraude {f}
rack one's brain {v} (struggle to think of something) :: zich suf piekeren
racoon {n} (raccoon) SEE: raccoon ::
rada {n} (soviet) SEE: soviet ::
radian {n} (unit) :: radiaal {m}
radiation {n} (process of radiating waves or particles) :: straling {f}
radiation dose {n} (amount of radiation) :: stralingsdosis {f}
radiation sickness {n} (illness produced by ionizing radiation) :: stralingsziekte {f}
radiator {n} (finned metal fixture that carries hot water or steam in order to heat a room) :: radiator
radical {adj} :: [2,3] radicaal
radicalization {n} (the process or result of radicalizing) :: radicalisering {f}
radicalize {v} ((transitive) to make radical) :: radicaliseren
radio {n} (receiver) :: radio {m}
radioactive {adj} (exhibiting radioactivity) :: radioactief
radioactive dating {n} :: radiometrische datering {f}
radioactive fallout {n} (material from a radioactive plume) :: fall-out
radioactive waste {n} (type of waste) :: radioactief afval {n}
radioactivity {n} (emission of ionizing radiation) :: radioactiviteit {f}
radioactivity {n} (radiation emitted) :: radioactiviteit {f}
radio button {n} (selction button in graphical user interface) :: keuzerondje {n}, radioknop {m}
radiochemistry {n} (chemistry of radioactive substances) :: radiochemie {f}
radio clock {n} (a clock that is synchronized to a remote time standard by means of radio signals) :: radioklok {f}
radio-controlled car {n} (radio-controlled car) :: autootje op afstandsbediening {n}
radio drama {n} (acoustic performance) :: hoorspel
radio frequency {n} (part of the electromagnetic spectrum within which radio waves are transmitted) :: radiofrequentie
radiology {n} (the use of radiation in diagnosis) :: radiologie {f}
radio telescope {n} (astronomical device) :: radiotelescoop {m}
radiotherapy {n} (therapeutic use of radiation) :: radiotherapie {f}, bestraling {f}
radio wave {n} (electromagnetic radiation) :: radiogolf {f}
radish {n} (plant) :: radijs {m}
radish {n} (edible root) :: radijsje {n}, rammenas {m}
radium {n} (chemical element) :: radium {n}
radius {n} (bone (human)) :: spaakbeen {n}, radius {m}
radius {n} (line segment) :: straal {f}
radius {n} (length of this line segment) :: straal {f}
radix {n} (biology: root) SEE: root ::
radix {n} (mathematics: number of distinct symbols used to represent numbers) :: grondtal
radon {n} (chemical element) :: radon {n}
raft {n} (flat, floating structure) :: vlot {n}
raft {n} (inflatable floating craft) :: rubberboot
rafter {n} (one of a series of sloped beams) :: dakspant {n}
rag {n} (piece of cloth) :: vod {f}, lap {m}, lor {f}, klodde {f}
rag {n} (mean or tattered attire) :: lompen {p}
rag {n} (sail, or any piece of canvas) :: zeil {n}, zeildoek {n}
rag {n} (piece of ragtime music) :: rag
ragbag {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge ::
rag doll {n} (a doll made from cloth and rags) :: lappenpop {m} {f}, voddenpop {m} {f}, kloddenpop {m} {f}
rage {n} (a violent anger) :: furie {f}, razernij, toorn, woede {f}
rage {v} (act in an angry manner) :: woeden
rage {v} (move with great violence) :: razen
ragged {adj} (wearing tattered clothes) :: haveloos
ragger {n} (toy for dogs) :: hondentouw
raging {adj} (volatile) :: razend
Ragnarok {prop} (the final battle in Norse mythology) :: ragnarok
ragpick {v} (scavenge) SEE: scavenge ::
Ragusa {prop} (Dubrovnik) SEE: Dubrovnik ::
raid {n} (attack for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering) :: razzia
rail {n} (means of transportation) SEE: railway ::
rail {n} (horizontal bar; railing) :: rail {c}
rail {n} (metal bar) :: rail {c}
rail {n} :: rail {f}
railcar {n} (any railway carriage) SEE: railroad car ::
railcar {n} (self-propelled railroad vehicle) :: motorrijtuig {n}
railing {n} (fence or barrier) :: hekwerk {n}
railroad {n} (permanent road consisting of fixed metal rails) SEE: railway ::
railroad {n} (transportation system) SEE: railway ::
railroad {n} (unduly hastened procedure) :: sneltreinprocedure {m} {f}
railroad {v} (to transport via railroad) :: versporen
railroad {v} (to work for a railroad) :: aan het spoor werken
railroad {v} (to operate a railroad) :: (een) spoorweg(en) uitbaten
railroad {v} (to manipulate and hasten a procedure) :: (iets) er (met de knoet) doorjagen
railroad car {n} (railroad vehicle) :: rijtuig {n}, wagon {m}
railroad crossing {n} (level crossing) SEE: level crossing ::
railroad station {n} (place where trains stop for passengers) SEE: railway station ::
railroad switch {n} (points) SEE: points ::
railroad tie {n} (piece supporting the rails of a railroad) :: dwarsligger {m}, biels {c}, biel {c}
railway {n} (track, consisting of parallel rails) :: spoorweg {m}
railway {n} (transport system using these rails) :: spoorwegen {p}
railway station {n} (place where trains stop) :: spoorwegstation, treinstation
railway track {n} (a pair of parallel tracks for trains) :: spoor {n}
rain {n} (condensed water from a cloud) :: regen {m}
rain {v} (of rain: to fall from the sky) :: regenen
rainbow {n} (multicoloured arch in the sky) :: regenboog {m}
rainbow {n} (prismatic reflection) :: prisma {n}
rainbow {n} (assortment, varied multitude) :: gamma {n}
rainbow {adj} (multicoloured) :: bont, meerkleurig, veelkleurig
rainbow trout {n} (Oncorhynchus mykiss (countable)) :: regenboogforel
rain buckets {v} (to rain heavily) SEE: rain cats and dogs ::
rain cats and dogs {v} (to rain very heavily) :: pijpenstelen regenen, regenen dat het giet
rain check {n} (any postponement, especially of an offer) :: tegoedhoudertje {n}, uitstel maar geen afstel
rain cloud {n} (cloud from which rain is falling) :: regenwolk {f}, nimbuswolk {f}
raincoat {n} (waterproof coat) :: regenjas {m}
raindrop {n} (droplet of rainwater) :: regendruppel {m}
rainfall {n} (amount of rain that falls on a single occasion) :: neerslag {m}, regenval {m}
rainforest {n} (forest in a climate with high annual rainfall and no dry season) :: regenwoud {n}
rain on someone's parade {v} (to disappoint or discourage someone) :: de feestvreugde bederven
rain pitchforks {v} (rain cats and dogs) SEE: rain cats and dogs ::
rainwater {n} (rainfall) SEE: rainfall ::
rainy {adj} (abounding with rain) :: regenachtig
rainy season {n} (portion of the year when rainfall amounts are greatest) :: regentijd {m}
raise {v} (to cause to rise) :: opheffen
raise {v} (to collect) :: (an army) op de been brengen
raise {v} :: ophogen
raise {n} (increase in wages) :: opslag {m}
raised bog {n} :: hoogveen
raisin {n} (dried grape) :: rozijn {f}
raison d'être {n} (Reason for existence) :: raison d’être {f}
rajadhiraja {n} (royal ruler's title on the Indian subcontinent) :: rajadhiraja {m}
rake {n} (garden tool) :: riek {m}, gritsel {m}, hark {m}
rake {v} (use a rake on) :: rakelen, harken, gritselen
rake {n} (a man habituated to immoral conduct) :: losbol {m}, schuinsmarcheerder {m}
Rakvere {prop} (Town in Estonia) :: Rakvere
Raków {prop} (Polish town 1569–1869 and village 1869–present, important centre of Socinianism in the 16th–17th CC.) :: Raków
rally {v} (To come into orderly arrangement) :: verzamelen
rally {v} (To recover strength after a decline in prices) :: herstellen
ram {n} (male sheep) :: ram {m}
ram {v} (intentionally collide with (a ship)) :: rammen
ram {v} (strike (something) hard) :: rammen
ram {n} (battering ram) SEE: battering ram ::
Ramadan {prop} (holy ninth month of Islamic lunar calendar) :: ramadan {m}
ramble {n} (stroll) SEE: stroll ::
ramble {v} (wander) SEE: wander ::
rambling {n} (meandering talk) :: gebazel, onsamenhangend gepraat
rambling {n} (gentle hiking) :: wandeltocht, omzwerving
rambunctious {adj} (energetic and difficult to control) :: onstuimig, wild
ramekin {n} (Small dish for baking in oven) :: ovenschaaltje {n}
ramification {n} (branching process) :: vertakking, uitwaaiering
ramp {n} (inclined surface) :: helling {f}
ramp {n} (skating: construction to do skating tricks) :: ramp {m} {f}
rampant {adj} (rearing animal) :: steigerend
rampant {adj} (architecture) :: hellend
rampant {adj} (unrestrained) :: ongebreideld, ongecontroleerd, woekerend
rampant {adj} (rife and menacing) :: ongebreideld, uit de hand gelopen
rampart {n} (defensive ridge of earth) :: wal
rampart {n} (defensive structure; bulwark) :: bolwerk {n}
ramshackle {adj} (in disrepair or disorder) :: bouwvallig [of buildings], gammel
ranch {n} (large plot of land) :: veefokkerij {f}, landgoed {n}
ranch {n} (small farm that cultivates vegetables or livestock) :: ranch
rancid {adj} (rancid) SEE: offensive ::
rancor {n} (the deepest malignity or spite) :: rancune, wrok
random {adj} (all outcomes being unpredictable) :: willekeurig, toevallig, lukraak
Randstad {prop} (a conurbation in the Netherlands) :: Randstad {f}; Hague dialect: Ranstad {f}
randy {adj} (sexually aroused) :: geil, (seksueel) opgewonden/ verhit, heet(staand)
randy {adj} (rude or coarse) :: grof, rauw
randy {n} (impudent beggar) :: geus
randy {n} (virago) :: manwijf {n}, virago
range {n} (step of a ladder) SEE: rung ::
range {n} (line of mountains, buildings etc.) :: bergketen {m} {f}
range {n} (large stove with many hotplates) :: fornuis {n}
range {n} (area for military training or equipment testing) :: oefenterrein {n}
range {n} (distance to the object) :: afstand {m}
range {n} (maximum reach of capability) :: bereik {n}
range {n} (math: set of values of a function) :: bereik {n}
range {n} (statistics: difference between largest and smallest observation) :: spreiding {f}, spreidingsbreedte {m}
range {n} (music: scale of tones) :: bereik {n}
range {n} (ecology: area where a species is found) :: verspreidingsgebied {n}
range {v} (to classify) SEE: classify ::
range {v} (to travel over) SEE: roam ::
range {v} (to separate into parts) SEE: sift ::
rank {adj} (having a very strong and bad odor) :: stinkend, rans, ranzig
rank {n} (row of people or things organized in a grid pattern) :: gelid {n}, rij {m} {f}
rank {n} (set of pipes in an organ) :: register {n}, werk {n}
rank {n} (hierarchical level in an organization) :: rang
rank {n} (chess: one of the horizontal lines of squares) :: rij {f}
rank and file {n} (common soldiers) :: manschappen {p}
ranking {adj} (having a specified rank) :: geplaatst
ranking {adj} (superior in rank) :: superieur, beter
ranking {n} (placement in a list) :: klassement {n}, rang {m}, plaats {f}, rangschikking {f}, ranking {f}
rankle {v} (to cause irritation) :: irriteren, steken, woekeren
rankle {v} (to fester) :: twijfelen, etteren, verergeren
ransack {v} (to loot or pillage) :: plunderen
ransom {n} (money paid for the freeing of a hostage) :: losgeld {n}
ransomware {n} (malware) :: gijzelsoftware {m}, ransomware {m}
rant {n} (criticism) :: tirade {f}
rant {n} (incoherent and emotional articulation) :: geraas {n}, holle frasen
rant {v} (to speak or shout at length in an uncontrollable anger) :: schetteren, uitvaren, declameren
rant {v} (to criticise by ranting) :: oreren
ranunculus {n} (buttercup) SEE: buttercup ::
rap {n} (a sharp blow with something hard) :: klap {m}
rap {v} (to speak lyrics in the style of rap music) :: rappen
rap {n} (rap music) SEE: rap music ::
rapable {adj} (Capable of, or suitable for, being raped.) :: verkrachtbaar
rapacious {adj} (given to take by force) :: roofzuchtig
rape {n} (act of forcing sexual activity) :: verkrachting {f}
rape {v} (force sexual intercourse) :: verkrachten
rape {v} (cause damage, destruction to a countryside, nature etc) :: verkrachten, schenden
rape culture {n} (rape culture) :: verkrachtingscultuur {f}
rape oil {n} (rapeseed oil) SEE: rapeseed oil ::
rapeseed oil {n} (vegetable oil) :: koolzaadolie {f}
rapid {adj} (Very swift or quick) :: snel, snelle
rapid {n} (section of river) :: stroomversnelling {f}
rapier {n} (slender straight sharply pointed sword) :: rapier {n}
rapine {n} (seizure of someone's property by force) :: roof {m}
rapine {v} (plunder) :: plunderen
rapini {n} (vegetable Brassica rapa) SEE: turnip greens ::
rapist {n} (someone who rapes someone else) :: verkrachter {m}, verkrachterin {f}
rap music {n} (music form) :: rap {m}
rappel {v} (to abseil) :: abseilen
rapper {n} (performer of rap music, or one who raps) :: rapper {m}
rapport {n} (A relationship of mutual trust and respect) :: verstandhouding {f}
rap sheet {n} (Printed police record) :: strafblad {n}
rapt {adj} (very interested; fascinated) :: gefascineerd
raptor {n} (bird of prey) SEE: bird of prey ::
rapture {n} (gathering up of believers in end times) :: verrukking, vervoering
Rapture {prop} (prophesied sudden removal of Christian believers) SEE: rapture ::
rapunzel {n} (corn salad) SEE: corn salad ::
rara avis {n} (rare or unique person or thing) :: vreemde vogel, vreemde eend
rare {adj} (very uncommon) :: zeldzaam
rare {adj} (cooked very lightly) :: bloedig, saignant
rare bird {n} (unusual or exceptional person or thing) SEE: rara avis ::
rarely {adv} (not occurring at a regular interval) :: zelden
rarity {n} (measure of the scarcity of an object) :: zeldzaamheid {f}
rarity {n} (rare object) :: zeldzaamheid {f}, rariteit {f}
rascal {n} (cheeky person) :: bengel {m}, rakker {m}, rekel {m}, vlegel {m}, deugniet, schoffie {n}
rascal {adj} (part of the common rabble) :: gemeen, ordinair, vulgair
rash {adj} (hasty) :: onbezonnen
rash {n} (of skin) :: huiduitslag, uitslag
raspberry {n} (plant) :: frambozenstruik {m}, framboos {m}
raspberry {n} (fruit) :: framboos {m}
raspberry {adj} (containing or having the flavor/flavour of raspberries) :: met frambozensmaak, frambozen-
rat {n} (rodent) :: rat {f}, bruine rat {f}, rioolrat {f}, zwarte rat {f}
ratatouille {n} (traditional French Provençal stewed vegetable dish) :: ratatouille {f}
rate {n} (speed) SEE: speed ::
rate {n} (proportional relationship between amounts) :: verhouding {f}
rate {n} (wage calculated in relation to a unit of time) :: tarief {n}
rate {n} :: verhouding {f}
rate {v} (assign a particular rank or level) :: beoordelen
ratel {n} (Mellivora capensis) SEE: honey badger ::
rather {adv} (preferably) :: liever
rather {adv} (somewhat, fairly) :: nogal
rather {adv} :: eerder, meer
rather than {prep} (instead of, in preference to) :: in plaats van
ratification {n} :: ratificatie {f}
ratify {v} (give formal consent to) :: bekrachtigen
ration {n} (portion allocated) :: rantsoen {n}
ration {v} (to portion out, especially during a shortage of supply) :: rantsoeneren
rational {adj} (reasonable; not absurd) :: rationeel, redelijk, verstandelijk
rational {adj} (arithmetic: of a number) :: rationeel, rationele
rational {n} (rational number) SEE: rational number ::
rationale {n} (explanation of the basis or fundamental reasons) :: ratio {f}
rationalization {n} (concealment of true motivation) :: rationalisatie {f}
rational number {n} (quotient of integers) :: rationaal getal {n}
rationing {n} (ration) SEE: ration ::
rat king {n} (conglomeration of rats with tails joined) :: rattenkoning {m}
rats {interj} (damn, darn) :: verdorie
rattle {n} (sound) :: gerammel {n}, geratel {n}
rattle {n} (baby’s toy) :: rammelaar {m}
rattle {n} (a device that makes a rattling noise) :: ratel {m}
rattle {n} (musical instrument) :: ratel {m}
rattle {n} (noisy, rapid talk) :: geratel {n}
rattle {n} (noisy, senseless talker) :: ratelaar {m}
rattle {n} (zoology: organ that produces a rattling sound) :: ratel {m}
rattle {v} (to create a sound by shaking) :: ratelen
rattle {v} (to scare, startle, unsettle, or unnerve) :: alarmeren, verontrusten
rattle {v} (to make a rattling noise) :: ratelen
rattle {v} (drive or ride briskly, so as to make a clattering) :: ratelen, rammelen
rattle {v} (make a clatter with a voice; to talk rapidly and idly) :: ratelen
rattler {n} (rattlesnake) SEE: rattlesnake ::
rattlesnake {n} (poisonous snake) :: ratelslang {f}
ravage {v} (to devastate or destroy something) :: verwoesten, teisteren
ravages {n} (harsh damages) :: verwoesting {c}
raven {n} (bird) :: raaf {m}
raven {adj} (of the color of the raven; jet-black) :: ravenzwart
ravenous {adj} (very hungry) :: uitgehongerd
ravine {n} (a deep narrow valley) :: ravijn {n}, kloofdal {n}
ravish {v} (rape) SEE: rape ::
ravish {v} (seize and carry away by violence; snatch by force) :: ontvoeren, schaken
ravish {v} (transport with joy or delight; delight to ecstasy) :: in vervoering brengen, vervoeren
ravishing {adj} (Extremely beautiful) :: beeldschoon
raw {adj} (uncooked) :: rauw, rauwe, rauw
raw {adj} (untreated) :: ruw, ruwe
raw {adj} (inexperienced) :: pril, prille
raw material {n} (material in its unprocessed, natural state) :: grondstof {n}
raw material {n} (input to an installation which processes it) :: grondstof {n}
rax {v} (to stretch after sleep) :: uitrekken
ray {n} (beam of light or radiation) :: straal {f}
ray {n} (mathematics: line extending indefinitely in one direction from a point) :: straal {f}
ray {n} (colloquial: tiny amount) :: straaltje {n}
ray {n} (marine fish with a flat body, large wing-like fins, and a whip-like tail) :: rog {m}
razor {n} (shaving knife) :: scheermes {n}, mes {n}
razor {n} (tusk of wild boar) :: slagtand, stoottand {m}
razorbill {n} (a large black and white auk, Alca torda) :: alk
razor blade {n} (razor blade) :: scheermesje {n}
re {prep} (regarding) :: (wat) betreft
re- {prefix} (again) :: her-, weer-, weder-
reach {v} (to extend an action, effort, or influence to) :: bereiken
reach {v} (to arrive at by effort) :: bereiken
reach {v} :: bereiken
reachable {adj} (within easy reach) :: bereikbaar
react {v} (to act upon each other) :: reageren
reaction {n} (action in response to an event) :: reactie {f}
reactionary {adj} (opposed to change) :: reactionair
reactive power {n} (imaginary component of the power of an alternating current circuit) :: blindvermogen {n}
reactor {n} (a device which uses atomic energy to produce heat) :: reactor
read {v} (look at and interpret letters or other information) :: lezen
read {v} (speak aloud words or other information that is written) :: voorlezen
read {v} (have the ability to read text or other information) :: lezen
read {v} (of text, etc., to be interpreted or read in a particular way) :: gelezen worden
read {v} (be able to hear (in a radio communication)) :: ontvangen, horen
readability {n} (property of being capable of being read; legibility) :: leesbaarheid {f}
readability {n} (property of being easy or engaging to read) :: leesbaarheid {f}
readable {adj} (legible) SEE: legible ::
readable {adj} (which can be read by a certain device) :: afleesbaar, leesbaar
readable {adj} (enjoyable to read) :: leesbaar, lezenswaardig
readableness {n} (readability) SEE: readability ::
reader {n} (person who reads a publication) :: lezer {m}
readership {n} (collected readers of a publication) :: lezerspubliek {n}
readily {adv} (showing readiness) :: vlot, gewillig
readily {adv} (easily) :: direct
reading {n} (process of interpreting written language) :: lezen {n}
reading {n} (process of interpreting a symbol) :: uitlezing {f}
reading {n} (value indicated by a measuring device) :: lezing {f}
reading {n} (occasion in which material is read aloud) :: voorlezen {n}
Reading {prop} (the town) :: Reading
reading glasses {n} (spectacles to deal with the effects of presbyopia) :: leesbril {m}
read-only {adj} (capable of being read but not written) :: alleen-lezen
read someone the riot act {v} (scold or berate) :: iemand de les lezen
ready {n} (cash) SEE: cash ::
ready {adj} (prepared for immediate action or use) :: gereed, klaar
ready-made {adj} (made in advance) :: kant en klaar
ready, set, go {phrase} (on your mark, get set, go) SEE: on your mark, get set, go ::
ready, steady, go {phrase} (on your mark, get set, go) SEE: on your mark, get set, go ::
reagent {n} (substance used in chemical reactions) :: reagens {n}
real {adj} (true, genuine, not merely nominal) :: echt, waar
real {adj} (genuine, not artificial, counterfeit or fake) :: echt
real {adj} (genuine, unfeigned, sincere) :: echt, echte, oprecht
real {adj} (that has physical existence) :: echt, werkelijk
real {adj} (economics: having been adjusted to remove the effects of inflation) :: reëel
real {adj} (mathematics: relating to numbers with a one-to-one correspondence to the points on a line) :: reëel, reële
real {adj} (law: relating to immovable tangible property) :: vast-
real {adj} (absolute, complete, utter) :: echt, echte, typisch
real {adj} :: echt, reëel
real {n} (former unit of currency of Spain and Spain's colonies) :: real {m}
real {n} (a unit of currency used in Brazil) :: real {m}
real {n} (mathematics: a real number) SEE: real number ::
real {adv} (really) SEE: really ::
real estate {n} (property that cannot easily be moved) :: vastgoed {n}, immobiliën {m-p}
realism {n} (concern for fact or reality) :: realisme
realist {n} (one who sees things as they are) :: realist {m}
realistic {adj} :: realistisch
reality {n} (state of being actual or real) :: werkelijkheid {f}, realiteit {f}
reality {n} (a real entity, event etc.) :: feitelijkheid {f}, realiteit {f} (indefinite article only)
reality {n} (entirety of all that is real) :: de werkelijkheid {f}, de realiteit {f} (definite article only)
reality {n} (an individual observer's subjective perception) :: werkelijkheid {f}, realiteit {f} (indefinite article only)
reality television {n} (television genre) :: reality-tv {f}
realizable {adj} (capable of being realized or achieved) :: realiseerbaar
realization {n} (act of figuring out or becoming aware) :: besef {n}
realization {n} (act of making real) :: vervulling {f}, voltooiing {f}, verwezenlijking {f}
realize {v} (to make real) :: realiseren, bewerkstelligen
realize {v} (to become aware of) :: beseffen, zich realiseren, inzien
real life {n} (life outside of a contrived or fantastical environment) :: het echte leven
really {adv} (actually) :: werkelijk, echt
really {adv} (informally, as an intensifier; very, very much) :: werkelijk
really {interj} (indicating surprise at, or requesting confirmation of, some new information) :: werkelijk?, echt?
really {interj} :: werkelijk echt
realm {n} (sphere or influence) :: sfeer {m}, rijk {n}, wereld {m}
realm {n} (domain of an abstraction) :: domein, rijk {n}
realm {n} (territory or state) :: rijk {n}, koninkrijk {n}
real number {n} (limit of a convergent sequence of rational numbers) :: reëel getal {n}
real property {n} (real estate) SEE: real estate ::
ream {n} (bundle of paper) :: riem {m}
reanimate {v} (to animate anew) :: reanimeren
reap {v} (to cut with a sickle) :: oogsten
reap {v} ( To receive as a reward) :: oogsten
reaper {n} (one who reaps) :: maaier {m}
reaper {n} (the Grim Reaper) SEE: Grim Reaper ::
reap hook {n} (sickle) SEE: sickle ::
reaping hook {n} (sickle) SEE: sickle ::
rear {v} (to lift, raise etc. physically) :: oprichten, verheffen
rear {v} (to lift spiritually) :: verheffen
rear {v} (to set up, construct) :: oprichten, construeren
rear {v} (to bring up to maturity) :: grootbrengen, opvoeden
rear {v} (to breed and raise) :: kweken
rear {v} (to rise on the hind legs) :: steigeren
rear {adj} (being behind, or in the hindmost part) :: achter
rear {n} (the back or hindmost part) :: achterste {n}, achterkant {m}
rear {n} (the part of an army or fleet which comes last) :: achterhoede {m} {f}
rear {n} (the posterior, butt(ocks)- only terms with directional notion) :: achtereind {n}, achterste {n}, achterwerk {n}
rearguard {n} (the rearmost part of a force) :: achterhoede
rear window {n} (window at the back of a car) :: achterruit
reason {n} (that which causes: a cause) :: oorzaak {f}, reden {f}, grond {m}
reason {n} ((the capacity of the human mind for) rational thinking) :: rede {f}
reason {n} :: reden {c}, oorzaak {f}, motief {n}
reason {v} (to deduce by being rational) :: redeneren
reason {v} (to perform a process of deduction or of induction) :: redeneren
reason {v} (to arrange and present the reasons for or against; to examine, debate, discuss) SEE: debate ::
reasonably {adv} (in accordance with reason) :: redelijkerwijs
reasonably {adv} (not extremely) :: redelijk
reasonably {adv} (fairly) :: redelijk
reasonably {adv} (inexpensively) :: redelijk
reasoning {n} (deduction of inferences or interpretations) :: redenering {f}
rebar {n} (steel reinforcing bar for concrete) :: wapening {f}
rebarbative {adj} (repellent) :: weerzinwekkend
Rebekah {prop} (sister of Laban and wife to Isaac) :: Rebekka
rebel {n} (person who resists an established authority) :: rebel, opstandeling {m}
rebel {v} (to resist or become defiant towards) :: rebelleren, opstaan
rebellion {n} (armed resistance) :: oproer, opstand {m}, rebellie {f}, verzet {n}
rebellious {adj} (showing rebellion) :: opstandig
rebirth {n} (reincarnation) :: wedergeboorte {f}, reïncarnatie {f}
rebirth {n} (revival, reinvigoration) :: heropleving {f}, renaissance {f}
rebirth {n} (spiritual renewal) :: wedergeboorte {f}
reboot {n} (the restarting of a series' storyline, discarding all previous continuity) :: reboot
reboot {v} (To execute a computer's boot process and reload the operating system) :: herstarten, opnieuw opstarten, reboot
rebound {v} :: terugspringen, stuiteren
rebuild {v} (to build again) :: heropbouwen, wederopbouwen, verbouwen
rebuilt {v} (Past tense of rebuild) :: bouwde herop, bouwden herop
rebuilt {v} (Past participle of rebuild) :: heropgebouwd
rebuke {n} (harsh criticism) :: verwijt, berisping
rebuke {v} (to criticise harshly; to reprove) :: verwijten, berispen
reburn {v} :: herbranden, herverbranden
rebus {n} (puzzle) :: rebus
recalcitrant {adj} (marked by a stubborn unwillingness to obey figures of authority) :: weerbarstig, weerspannig, recalcitrant
recalcitrant {adj} (hard to deal with or operate) :: koppig, onhandelbaar
recall {v} (to remember, recollect) :: herinneren
recall {n} (product recall) :: terughaalactie, product recall
recall {v} (to recall) SEE: reproduce ::
recant {v} (to withdraw or repudiate formally and publicly) :: intrekken, terugtrekken
recapitulate {v} (to summarize or repeat in concise form) :: samenvatten
recapitulation {n} (subsequent enumeration of the major points) :: recapitulatie
recede {v} (move back, move away) :: zich terugtrekken
recede {v} (take back) :: terugnemen
receipt {n} (act of receiving) :: ontvangst, ontvangen {n}
receipt {n} (amount received) :: ontvangsten {p}, inkomsten
receipt {n} (written acknowledgement) :: ontvangsbewijs {n}, kwitantie, bonnetje {n}
receipt {n} (obsolete: recipe) :: recept, voorschrift {n}
receipt {v} (to give a receipt) :: een ontvangstbewijs geven
receipt {v} (to mark a bill) :: voor ontvangst aftekenen
receive {v} (get) :: krijgen, ontvangen
receive {v} (take possession of) :: ontvangen
receive {v} (to act as a host for guests) :: ontvangen
receive {v} (telecommunications: to detect a signal) :: ontvangen
Received Pronunciation {prop} (form of English pronunciation) :: Received Pronunciation
receiver {n} (telephone handset) :: hoorn
recent {adj} (having happened a short while ago) :: recent
recently {adv} (in the recent past) :: onlangs, recentelijk, laatst, overlaatst
reception {n} (act of receiving) :: ontvangst
reception {n} (electronics: act or ability to receive signals) :: ontvangst
reception {n} (social engagement) :: receptie {f}
reception {n} (reaction) :: ontvangst
reception {n} (front desk) :: receptie {f}
receptionist {n} (employee who receives visitors and/or calls, typically in an office setting) :: receptionist {m}, onthaalbediende {m}
receptionist {n} (a secretary whose tasks include the above) :: secretaris {m}
receptive {adj} (ready to receive new ideas or concepts) :: ontvankelijk
receptivity {n} (the state of being receptive) :: ontvankelijkheid
recession {n} (act or an instance of receding) :: terugtrekking, terugtocht
recession {n} (a period of reduced economic activity) :: recessie
recession {n} (ceremonial filing out of clergy and/or choir at the end of a church service) :: uittredeprocessie
recharge {v} (To charge an electric battery) :: opladen
recidivist {n} (one who falls back into prior habits, especially criminal habits) :: recidivist
recipe {n} (instructions for making or preparing food dishes) :: recept {n}
recipient {n} (one who receives) :: ontvanger {m}, ontvangster {f}
recipient {n} (individual receiving donor organs or tissues) :: ontvanger {m}/ontvangster {f}
reciprocal {n} (in mathematics) :: omgekeerde {n}
reciprocal pronoun {n} (a part of speech) :: wederkerig voornaamwoord {n}
reciprocate {v} (to give something in response) :: beantwoorden
reciprocating engine {n} (piston engine) SEE: piston engine ::
recite {v} (to recite) SEE: say ::
recite {v} (to repeat aloud some passage, poem or other text) :: reciteren
reckless {adj} (careless or heedless; headstrong or rash) :: roekeloos
reckless {adj} (indifferent to danger or the consequences) :: roekeloos
reckon {v} (to conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose) :: veronderstellen
reckon {v} :: rekenen tot
reckoning {n} (the action of calculating or estimating something) :: schatten, inschatten
reckoning {n} :: rekening
reclaim {v} (to recycle) SEE: recycle ::
reclaim {v} (to tame or domesticate a wild animal) SEE: tame ::
recliner {n} (hinged chair) :: ligbed {n}
recluse {n} (A person who lives in self-imposed isolation or seclusion from the world, especially for religious purposes; a hermit) :: kluizenaar {m} {f}
reclusive {adj} (preferring privacy) :: teruggetrokken, afgezonderd
recognise {v} (to match in memory; to know from a previous encounter) :: herkennen
recognise {v} (to acknowledge the existence or legality of something) :: erkennen
recognise {v} (to acknowledge as something) :: erkennen
recognise {v} (to realise or discover the nature of something) :: onderkennen
recognise {v} :: herkennen, onderkennen
recognition {n} (the act of recognizing or the condition of being recognized) :: herkenning {f}
recognition {n} (An awareness that something observed has been observed before) :: herkenning {f}
recognition {n} (Acceptance as valid or true) :: erkenning {f}
recognition {n} (Official acceptance of the status of a new government by that of another country) :: erkenning {f}
recognition {n} (honour, favorable note, or attention) :: erkenning {f}
recognize {v} (to match in memory; to know from a previous encounter) :: herkennen, kennen
recognize {v} (to acknowledge the existence or legality of something) :: erkennen
recognize {v} (to realize or discover the nature of something) :: onderkennen
recognize {v} :: herkennen, onderkennen
recoil {n} (pushback from a fired firearm) :: terugslag {c}
recoil {v} (to pull back, especially in disgust, horror or astonishment) :: terugtrekken, terugdeinzen, terugschrikken
recollect {v} (to recall past events) :: zich herinneren
recollection {n} (act of recalling to the memory) :: herinnering, herinneren {n}
recollection {n} (power of recalling ideas to the mind) :: herinnering, geheugen {n}
recollection {n} (that which is called to mind) :: herinnering
recombination {n} (in genetics) :: recombinatie
recommend {v} (to commend to the favorable notice of another) :: aanraden, aanbevelen
recommend {v} (to suggest or endorse someone as appropriate choice) :: aanbevelen, voordragen
recommend {v} (to advise, propose) :: aanraden, aanbevelen, adviseren
recommend {v} (archaic: to confide to another) :: bevelen in ... (van ...), aanbevelen, overdragen aan
recommendable {adj} (capable of being recommended) :: aanbevelenswaardig
recommendation {n} (act of recommending) :: aanbeveling {f}
recommendation {n} (that which is recommended) :: aanbeveling {f}
reconcile {v} (to restore a friendly relationship) :: reconciliëren, verzoenen
reconcile {v} (to make things compatible or consistent) :: verzoenen
reconcilement {n} (reconciliation) :: verbroedering, verzoening
reconciliation {n} (reestablishment of friendly relations) :: verzoening {f}
reconnaissance {n} (act of gathering information) :: verkenning {f}
reconstruct {v} (to construct again) :: reconstrueren
reconstruction {n} (act of restoring) :: wederopbouw {m}
reconvene {v} (to resume something that has been convened and then paused) :: herenen, herenigen
reconvene {v} (to come together again) :: hergaderen
record {n} (information put into a lasting physical medium) :: verslag {n}
record {n} (most extreme known value of some achievement) :: record {m}
record {v} (make a record of) :: optekenen
record {v} (make an audio or video recording of) :: opnemen
record {v} ((intransitive) make audio or video recording) :: opnemen
record chart {n} (Ranking of music by popularity) :: Hitparade
recorder {n} (musical instrument) :: blokfluit
record label {n} (brand of a company that produces records) SEE: label ::
record player {n} (analogue electronic device for playing gramophone records, see also: gramophone) :: platenspeler {m}
recourse {n} (act of seeking assistance or advice) :: toevlucht {f} {m}
recover {v} (transitive:to get back, regain) :: terugwinnen
recover {v} (intransitive: to get better, regain health) :: herstellen, beter worden, genezen, recupereren
recovery {n} (act or process of regaining or repossession of something lost) :: terugwinning {f}
recovery {n} (return to normal health) :: herstel {n}, genezing {f}
recovery {n} (return to former status) :: herstel {n}
recreate {v} (to enjoy or entertain oneself) :: recreëren
recreate {v} (to produce again, to recreate) SEE: reproduce ::
recreation {n} (activity that diverts, amuses or stimulates) :: recreatie {f}, ontspanning {f}
recruit {n} :: rekruut
rectal {adj} (Of -, via - or related to the rectum) :: rectaal, rectum-
rectangle {n} (quadrilateral) :: rechthoek {m}
rectangular {adj} (having a shape like a rectangle) :: rechthoekig, rechthoekige
rectify {v} (to heal) SEE: heal ::
rectify {v} (to correct or amend something) :: herzien, corrigeren, rectificeren, rechtzetten, amenderen, amelioreren
rector {n} (headmaster) :: rector, rektor {m}
rectory {n} (residence of Roman Catholic priest) :: pastorie, pastorij
rectum {n} (terminal part of the large intestine) :: endeldarm {m}
recumbent {adj} (lying down) :: achteroverliggend
recumbent {n} (special type of bicycle) :: ligfiets {f}
recuperate {v} (recover, especially from an illness) SEE: recover ::
recur {v} (to happen again) :: recidiveren
recurrence {n} (recourse) SEE: recourse ::
recurring {adj} (happening frequently) :: (zich) herhalend, terugkerend
recursion {n} (in mathematics) :: recursie {f}
recursion {n} :: recursie {f}
recursive {adj} (drawing upon itself) :: recursief
recursive {adj} (mathematics: of an expression, in which each term is determined by applying a formula to preceding terms) :: recursief
recursive {adj} (computing: of a program or function that calls itself) :: recursief
recursive {adj} (computing: of a function which can be computed in a finite amount of time) :: recursief
recursive {adj} (computing: of a set whose characteristic function is recursive) :: recursief
recursive acronym {n} (an acronym in which the first letter of the first word represented by the acronym is the acronym itself) :: recursief acroniem {n}
recurve bow {n} (type of bow) :: recurveboog
recuse {v} (To refuse or reject) :: onbevoegd verklaren
recuse {v} (To refuse to act as a judge; to declare oneself disqualified to act) :: recuseren
recyclability {n} (the quality of being recyclable) :: recycleerbaarheid {f}
recyclable {adj} (able to be recycled) :: recycleerbaar
recycle {v} (to break down and reuse component materials) :: recycleren, hergebruiken
recycle {v} (to reuse as a whole) :: herbruiken
recycling {n} (the practice of sorting and collecting waste materials for new use) :: recyclage {f}
red {adj} (having red as its colour) :: rood
red {adj} (of hair: orange-brown) :: ros, rosse
red {adj} (left-wing, socialist or communist) :: rood
red {n} (colour) :: rood
red admiral {n} (butterfly) :: atalanta {f}, admiraalvlinder {m}
red-banded sand wasp {n} (red-banded sand wasp) :: Grote Rupsendoder
red beet {n} (beetroot) SEE: beetroot ::
red-black tree {n} (binary search tree) :: rood-zwartboom
red blood cell {n} (haemoglobin-carrying blood cell in vertebrates) :: rode bloedcel {f} {m}, erytrocyt {m}
redbreast {n} (European robin) SEE: European robin ::
redbush {n} (both senses) SEE: rooibos ::
red card {n} (sports: card) :: rode kaart
red carpet {n} (a strip of red carpet laid for a VIP) :: rode loper {m}
red carpet {n} (VIP treatment) :: rode loper {m}
red cent {n} (a very small amount of money in the negative) :: rooie cent {f}
Red Crescent {prop} (branch of the Red Cross) :: Rode Halvemaan {m}
red-crested pochard {n} (Netta rufina) :: krooneend
Red Cross {prop} (Red Cross) :: Rode Kruis {n}
red deer {n} (Cervus elaphus) :: edelhert {n}
redden {v} (to become red) :: rood worden
redden {v} (to make red) :: rood maken
reddish {adj} (resembling the colour red) :: roodachtig
redeem {v} (to recover ownership of something by paying a sum) :: terugkopen
redeem {v} (to liberate by payment of ransom) :: vrijkopen
redeem {v} (to set free by force) :: bevrijden
redeem {v} (to save, rescue, recover) :: redden, verlossen
redeem {v} (to expiate, atone for) :: uitboeten
redeem {v} (to convert into cash) :: afbetalen, aflossen, inlossen, omzetten, uitboeten, vrijkopen, genoegdoen
redeem {v} (to repair, restore) :: herstellen
redeemer {n} (one who redeems) :: verlosser {m}
redemption {n} (the act of redeeming or something redeemed) :: verlossing {f}, zaligmaking {f}
redemption {n} (the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article) :: vrijkoping {f}, afkoping {f}
redemption {n} (salvation from sin) :: vergiffenis {f}, zaligmaking {f}
redemptorist {n} (member of the Roman Catholic missionary congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer) :: Redemptorist {m}
redfish {n} (Sebastes norvegica) :: roodbaars
red flag {n} (a cue, warning, or alert; a sign or signal that something is wrong) :: knipperlicht {n}
red giant {n} (large red star) :: rode reus {m}
redhaired {adj} (having red hair) SEE: redheaded ::
red-handed {adj} (in the act of wrongdoing) :: op heterdaad [betrapt]
redhead {n} (red-haired person) :: roodharige, rooie
redheaded {adj} (having red hair) :: roodharig
red herring {n} (smoke-cured herring) :: gerookte haring {m}, bokking
red herring {n} (misleading clue) :: vals spoor {n}, afleidingsmanoeuvre {f}
red-hot {adj} (Very fresh, new, recent and up to date.) :: roodgloeiend
redirect {v} (to give new direction to) :: bijsturen, verwijzen, van richting veranderen
redirect {v} (instruct to go elsewhere) :: doorsturen, doorverwijzen
rediscovery {n} (act of rediscovering) :: herontdekking {f}
red kite {n} (Milvus milvus) :: rode wouw
red-legged partridge {n} (red-legged partridge) :: rode patrijs {f}
red-light district {n} (area of prostitution) :: rosse buurt {f}, rodelampjesbuurt {f}, hoerenbuurt {f}
red lynx {n} (bobcat) SEE: bobcat ::
redo {v} (to do again) :: herdoen
redolent {adj} (fragrant or aromatic) :: geurig, welriekend
redolent {adj} (having a smell) :: riekend
redolent {adj} (suggestive or reminiscent) :: doen denken aan
redoubt {v} (to dread) SEE: dread ::
redoubt {n} (fortification) :: redoute
red rail {n} (extinct bird) :: rode ral {?}
Red Sea {prop} (sea between Africa and Arabia) :: Rode Zee
redshift {n} (change in wavelength) :: roodverschuiving {f}
red-shouldered hawk {n} (Buteo lineatus) :: roodschouderbuizerd
Red Square {prop} (Moscow square) :: Rode Plein {m}
red-tailed tropicbird {n} (species of tropicbird) :: roodstaartkeerkringvogel
red-throated diver {n} (loon) :: roodkeelduiker {m}
reduce {v} (to bring down) :: verminderen, verlagen
reduce {v} :: verminderen, reduceren
reduced {adj} (made smaller, less) :: gereduceerd, verkleind, verminderd, teruggebracht
reduced {adj} (lowered in price) :: afgeprijsd, gesoldeerd, gebradeerd, in (de) aanbieding
reductio ad absurdum {n} (proof by contradiction) SEE: proof by contradiction ::
reduction {n} :: korting, reductie, vermindering
redundancy {n} (state of being redundant) :: overbodigheid {f}
redundancy {n} (duplication of parts of a message to guard against transmission errors) :: herhaling {m}
redundant {adj} (superfluous) :: overbodig, overtollig, achterhaald
redux {adj} (redone, restored, brought back, or revisited) :: terug van weggeweest
red wine {n} (red coloured wine) :: rode wijn
reed {n} (grass-like plant) :: riet {n}
reed {n} (hollow stem) :: rietstengel {m}
reed {n} (music: part of mouthpiece) :: riet {n}
reed {n} :: riet
reed switch {n} (type of electrical switch) :: reed-contact
reedy {adj} (high and thin) :: schril, schel
reef {n} (rocks at or near surface of the water) :: rif {n}
reef {n} (arrangement to reduce the area of a sail) :: rif {n}
reef {v} (sailing) :: reffen
reef {n} (reef knot) SEE: reef knot ::
reefer {n} (marijuana) SEE: marijuana ::
reefer {n} (marijuana cigarette) :: joint {m}, stickie {n}, blowtje {n}
reef knot {n} (type of knot) :: platte knoop {m}
reek {n} (unpleasant smell) :: stank
reek {n} (vapor) :: damp
reek {v} (to have or give off a strong, unpleasant smell) :: stinken
reek {v} (to be evidently associated with something unpleasant) :: ruiken naar
reel {n} (spool) :: spoel
reenact {v} (To recreate an event, especially a historical battle) :: naspelen
reeve {n} :: graaf {m}
re-examination {n} :: herexamen {n}, heronderzoek {n}
refectory {n} (dining-hall) :: refter {m}, eetzaal {m}, refectorium {n}
refer {v} (to direct to a source for help or information) :: verwijzen, doorverwijzen
refer {v} (to submit to an authority figure for consideration) :: verwijzen
refer {v} (to direct the attention of) :: verwijzen
refer {v} (to allude to (grammar term)) :: verwijzen
refer {v} :: refereren
referee {n} (sport: umpire, judge, the supervisor of a game) :: scheidsrechter
referee {n} (person who settles a dispute) :: arbiter
reference {n} (measurement one can compare to) :: referentie {f}
reference {n} (information about a person) :: referent {m}, referente {f}
reference {n} (academic writing: source) :: referentie {f}
reference {n} (reference work) SEE: reference work ::
reference book {n} (book providing factual information) :: naslagwerk {n}
reference work {n} (compendium of information) :: naslagwerk {n}
referendum {n} (direct popular vote) :: referendum {n}
referral {n} (act or process of transferring) :: verwijzing
refillable {adj} (capable of being refilled) :: navulbaar
refine {v} :: verfijnen
refined {adj} (freed from vulgarity) :: verfijnd
refined {adj} (cultured, elegant) :: verfijnd
refinement {n} (act, or the result of refining; the removal of impurities, or a purified material) :: zuivering
refinement {n} (fine or subtle distinction) :: verfijning
refinery {n} (building used to produce refined products) :: raffinaderij {f}
refining {n} (process) SEE: refinement ::
reflation {n} (the act of restoring deflated prices) :: inflatie na deflatie, reflatie
reflect {v} (to mirror, or show the image of something) :: weerkaatsen, weerspiegelen
reflection {n} (act of reflecting; the state of being reflected) :: reflectie {f}, weerspiegeling {f}, weerbeeld {n}
reflex {n} (automatic response) :: reflex {m}
reflex {n} (the descendant of an earlier language element, such as a word or phoneme, in a daughter language) :: reflex
reflexive {adj} (in grammar) :: wederkerend
reflexive {n} (reflexive pronoun) SEE: reflexive pronoun ::
reflexive {n} (reflexive verb) SEE: reflexive verb ::
reflexive pronoun {n} (a part of speech) :: wederkerend voornaamwoord {n}
reflexive verb {n} (verb with equivalent subject and direct object) :: wederkerend werkwoord {n}
reform {n} (amendment) :: reform {m} {f}
reformer {n} (one who reforms, or who works for reform) :: hervormer {m}, hervormster {f}
reformer {n} (one who was involved in the Reformation) :: hervormer {m}
reformulate {v} (to formulate again) :: herformuleren
refract {v} (to refract) SEE: disperse ::
refract {v} (to change direction) :: breken
refract {v} (to cause to change direction) :: breken
refraction {n} (bending of any wave) :: refractie {f}
refractive index {n} (ratio of the speed of light in vacuum to another medium) :: brekingsindex {m}
refractory {adj} (Obstinate; strongly opposed) :: weerbarstig, halsstarrig
refrain {v} (to hold back) :: tegenhouden, bedwingen, inhouden
refrain {v} (to abstain (from)) :: zich onthouden van
refrain {v} (to keep oneself from action) :: zich niet inlaten met
refrain {v} :: (zich) inhouden; terughouden; (zich) onthouden (van); (zich) verzetten (tegen)
refrain {n} (burden of song) :: refrein
refresh {v} (to renew or revitalize) :: verfrissen
refresh {v} (to reload a document) :: een webpagina herladen
refreshment {n} (The action of refreshing; a means of restoring strength, energy or vigour) :: verfrissing, verademing
refreshment {n} (A light snack or drink) :: versnapering
refrigerate {v} (freeze) SEE: freeze ::
refrigerate {v} (cool down) SEE: cool down ::
refrigerator {n} (appliance) :: koelkast {f}, ijskast {f}, frigo {m}
refuge {n} (place providing safety, protection or shelter) :: schuilplaats
refugee {n} (person seeking political asylum) :: vluchteling {m}
refugee camp {n} (camp built to receive refugees) :: vluchtelingenkamp {n}
refund {n} (amount of money returned) :: teruggave {m} {f}
refurbish {v} (rebuild or replenish) :: opkalefateren, renoveren, opknappen
refusal {n} (the act of refusing) :: weigering {f}
refuse {n} (items or material that have been discarded) :: afval, vuilnis
refuse {v} ((transitive) decline (request, demand)) :: weigeren
refutation {n} (an act of refuting) :: weerlegging {f}
refute {v} (to prove (something) to be false or incorrect) :: weerleggen, refuteren
refute {v} (to deny the truth or correctness of (something)) :: weigeren
regain {v} (to get back, to recover possession of) :: herkrijgen
regale {v} (to provide a meal and entertainment) :: onthalen
regard {n} (concern for another) :: respect, achting
regard {v} (to consider, look upon in a given way) :: beschouwen
regardless {adj} (having no regard) :: ongeacht
regardless {adv} (actioned in a way which shows no consideration) :: ongeacht
regardless {prep} (paying no attention to) :: ongeacht
regards {n} (greeting to pass to another person) :: groeten {p} or groetjes {p}
regards {n} (greeting at the end of a letter) :: groeten {p} or groetjes {p}
regency {n} (system of government) :: regentschap {n}
regent {n} (one who rules in place of the monarch) :: regent {m}
regicide {n} (the killing of a king) :: vorstenmoord {m}, koningsmoord {m}, regicide {m}
regicide {n} (one who kills a king) :: vorstenmoordenaar {m}, koningsmoordenaar {m}
regidor {n} (alderman) SEE: alderman ::
regime {n} :: regime
regime change {n} (overthrow of a government) :: regimeverandering {f}
regiment {n} (army unit) :: regiment {n}, afdeling {f}
regiolect {n} :: streektaal {f}, regiolect {n}
region {n} (any considerable and connected part of a space or surface) :: regio {m}, gebied {n}, streek {f}, landstreek {f}, jegenode {f}
region {n} (an administrative subdivision) :: regio {m}, gewest {n}
region {n} (a place in or a part of the body in any way indicated) :: streek {f}
regional {adj} (pertaining to a specific region) :: regionaal, gewestelijk
regional lockout {n} (prevents the playing of imported media on a domestically marketed device) :: regionale uitsluiting
register {v} (to enter in a register) :: inschrijven
registered {adj} (having had one's name added to an official list) :: ingeschreven
registered trademark {n} (officially registered trademark) :: geregistreerd handelsmerk {n}
registrar {n} (official keeper of records) :: griffier {m}
registration {n} (the act of signing up or registering for something) :: registratie {f}
regress {v} (to move backwards to an earlier stage) :: teruggaan
regression {n} (an action of regressing, a return to a previous state) :: teruggang {m}
regret {v} (feel sorry about some past thing) :: betreuren, spijten, berouwen
regret {n} (instance of such an emotion) :: spijt {f}, berouw {n}
regroup {v} (pause and get organized before trying again) :: hergroeperen
regular {adj} (having a constant pattern) :: regelmatig
regular {adj} (demonstrating consistent set of rules) :: regelmatig
regular {adj} (happening at constant intervals) :: vast
regular {adj} (grammar) :: regelmatig
regular {adj} (having expected characteristics) :: gewoon
regular {n} (routine visitor) :: stamgast {m}
regulate {v} (control) SEE: control ::
regulate {v} (adjust) :: regelen
regulation {n} (law or administrative rule) :: reglement {n}, verordening {f}
regulation {n} (EU: self-effecting legislative act) :: verordening
rehearsal {n} (practicing of performance to test or improve it) :: repetitie
rehearse {v} (repeat what has already been said) :: herhalen
rehearse {v} (narrate or tell) :: vertellen
rehearse {v} (practice by repetition or recitation) :: inoefenen, repeteren
rehearse {v} (to cause rehearse or instruct by rehearsal) :: doen repeteren
Reich {n} (a German empire or nation) :: rijk, Rijk
reify {v} (To regard something abstract as if it were a concrete material thing) :: concretiseren, verstoffelijken
reign {n} (The exercise of sovereign power) :: troon {m}, bestuur {n}, heerschappij {f}
reign {n} (The period during which a monarch rules) :: regering
reign {v} (exercise sovereign power) :: regeren
reign of terror {n} (period of brutal intimidation by those in power) :: schrikbewind {n}
reimburse {v} (to compensate with pay or money; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf) :: rembourseren, vergoeden, terugbetalen
rein {n} (strap or rope) :: teugel {m}
rein {v} (to direct or stop a horse using reins) :: besturen
reincarnation {n} (rebirth of a mental capacity in a physical life form) :: reïncarnatie {f}
reindeer {n} (Rangifer tarandus) :: rendier {n}
reindeer moss {n} (Cladonia rangiferina) :: rendiermos {n}
reinforce {v} (to strengthen by addition) :: versterken, vergroten, verhogen
reinforce {v} (to emphasize or review) :: benadrukken
reinforced concrete {n} (building material) :: gewapend beton {n}
reinforcement {n} (thing that reinforces) :: versterking
rein in {v} (stop or slow something) :: beteugelen
reinstate {v} (To restore to a former position or rank) :: opnieuw aanstellen
reinsurer {n} (provider of reinsurance) :: herverzekeraar {m}
reinterview {v} (to interview again) :: herinterviewen
reinvent {v} (to invent again something that has already been invented) :: heruitvinden
reinvent the wheel {v} (to do work unnecessarily) :: het wiel opnieuw uitvinden
reinvigorate {v} (to give new energy or strength) :: heropleven
reject {v} (to throw away, reject) SEE: discard ::
reject {v} (refuse to accept) :: verwerpen, afwijzen
rejoice {v} (be happy) :: jubelen
rejoinder {n} (reply) :: repliek
rejuvenate {v} (render young again) :: verjongen
rejuvenation {n} (the process of rendering young again) :: verjonging
re-laid {v} (Simple past) :: herlegde, herlegden
re-laid {v} (Past participle) :: herlegd
relate {v} (to tell in a descriptive manner) :: vertellen
relate {v} :: relateren
relate {v} (to narrate) SEE: narrate ::
relate {v} (to interact) SEE: interact ::
related {adj} (standing in relation or connection) :: gerelateerd, verwant
related {adj} (being a relative of) :: verwant
related {adj} (narrated; told) :: verteld
relation {n} (mathematics: set of ordered tuples, a Boolean function of two or more arguments) :: relatie
relation {n} (member of one's family) :: familielid {n}, bloedverwant {m}, gezinslid, familielid, verwante, verwant, familieverwant, familielui, geboortsverwant
relational {adj} (relative) SEE: relative ::
relationship {n} (connection or association) :: verwantschap {n}
relative {adj} (conditional; depending on something else) :: relatief, betrekkelijk
relative {n} (someone in the same family; someone connected by blood, marriage, or adoption) :: familielid {n}, bloedverwant {m}
relatively {adv} (proportionally) :: relatief
relatively {adv} (somewhat) SEE: somewhat ::
relative pronoun {n} (pronoun that introduces a relative clause) :: betrekkelijk voornaamwoord {n}
relativity {n} :: relativiteit
relativize {v} (to make relative to) :: relativeren
relax {v} (to make something loose) :: losmaken
relax {v} (to become loose) :: losser worden
relax {v} (to make something less severe or tense) :: ontspannen
relax {v} (to become less severe or tense) :: ontspannen, losser worden
relax {v} (to make something (such as codes and regulations) more lenient) :: ontspannen
relax {v} (to become more lenient) :: ontspannen, losser worden
relax {v} (to relieve (something) from stress) :: ontspannen
relaxed {adj} (having an easy-going mood) :: rustig, kalm
re-lay {v} (to lay again) :: herleggen
relay race {n} (sports contest) :: estafette {f}
release {v} (to let go (of)) :: loslaten
release {v} (to free or liberate) :: vrijlaten
relegate {v} (to exile) :: bannen, verbannen, relegeren
relent {n} (stop, delay) :: verblijf {n}, oponthoud {n}
relent {v} (become less severe, soften in temper) :: milder worden , milderen, verzachten
relent {v} (slacken, abate) :: verslappen
relent {v} (become less rigid, yield) :: verzachten, zachter worden , oplossen, smelten, meegeven
relentless {adj} (unrelenting or unyielding in severity) :: meedogenloos
relentless {adj} (unremitting, steady and persistent) :: voortdurend
relevant {adj} (directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic) :: relevant
reliability {n} (quality of being reliable) :: betrouwbaarheid {f}
reliability {n} (quality of a measurement) :: betrouwbaarheid {f}
reliable {adj} (fit to be relied on) :: betrouwbaar, zeker
reliable {n} (someone to be relied on) :: getrouwe {m}
reliable {n} (something reliable or dependable) :: zekerheid
relief {n} (removal of stress or discomfort) :: opluchting {f}
relief {n} (feeling associated with removal of stress or discomfort) :: opluchting
relief {n} (type of artwork) :: reliëf {n}
relief {n} (difference of elevations on a surface) :: reliëf {n}
religion {n} (system of beliefs dealing with soul, deity and/or life after death) :: godsdienst {m}, geloofsovertuiging {f}, religie {f}
religiosity {n} (quality of being religious) :: religiositeit {f}
religious {adj} (concerning religion) :: religieus
religious {adj} (committed to the practice of religion) :: godsdienstig
religious {adj} :: religieus, gelovig
religiousness {n} (religiosity) SEE: religiosity ::
relinquish {v} (to give up, abandon) :: opgeven, loslaten, verzaken, afstand doen van
relinquish {v} (to let go, physicially release) :: loslaten, vrijlaten
relinquish {v} (to surrender, yield control or possession) :: opgeven, loslaten
relinquish {v} (to accept to give up, withdraw etc.) :: opgeven, loslaten, verzaken (ann)
reliquary {n} (container for religious relics) :: reliekhouder {m}
relish {n} (pleasing taste) :: smaak
relish {n} (fondness) :: genot
reluctance {n} (unwillingness to do something) :: tegenzin {m}
reluctance {n} (hesitancy in taking some action) :: tegenzin {m}
reluctance {n} (magnetic resistance) :: magnetische weerstand
reluctant {adj} (not wanting to take some action) :: aarzelend, schoorvoetend
reluctantly {adv} (in a reluctant manner) :: met tegenzin
rely {v} (rest with confidence) :: rekenen op
remain {v} (to stay behind while others withdraw) :: blijven, achterblijven
remain {v} (to continue unchanged) :: blijven, resteren
remain {n} (That which is left of a being after its life is gone) SEE: remains ::
remainder {n} (what remains after some has been removed) :: rest {m}, restant {n}, overblijfsel, overschot {n}
remainder {n} (mathematics: amount left over after repeatedly subtracting the divisor) :: rest {m}
remainder {n} (mathematics: number left over after a simple subtraction) :: rest {m}
remainder {n} (items left unsold and subject to reduction in price) :: overschot {n}, overstock {m}, onverkochte voorrraad, overtollige voorrraad
remainder {adj} (remaining) :: overblijvend, resterend
remainder {v} (commerce) :: opruimen, uitverkopen
remains {n} (remains) SEE: wreck ::
remains {n} (what is left after a person (or any organism) dies; a corpse) :: overblijfselen
remains {n} (relic of an ancient building or other structure) :: overblijfselen
remain to be seen {v} (be as yet unknown) :: valt nog af te wachten
remake {n} (new version of film) :: remake
remark {n} :: opmerking {f}
remark {v} :: opmerken, bemerken
remarkable {adj} (worthy of being remarked) :: opmerkelijk, markant, opvallend
remarkably {adv} (in a remarkable manner) :: opmerkelijk
remarry {v} (To marry a second or subsequent time) :: hertrouwen
remedy {n} (something that corrects or counteracts) :: remedie {f} {n}
remedy {n} (medicine, application, or treatment) :: remedie {f} {n}
remember {v} (to recall from one's memory) :: zich herinneren, gedenken
remember {v} (to memorize) :: onthouden
remember {v} (to not forget to do something required) :: eraan denken
remember {v} ((obsolete) to remind) SEE: remind ::
rememberer {n} (one who remembers) :: onthouder {m}
remembrance {n} (act of remembering) :: herinneren
remembrance {n} (state of being remembered) :: herinnerd, nagedachtenis {f}
remembrance {n} (something remembered) :: herinnerde {n}
remembrance {n} (that which serves to keep in or bring to mind) :: geheugensteun {m}
remind {v} (Cause one to experience a memory; bring to a person's notice) :: herinneren
reminder {n} (something that reminds) :: geheugensteuntje {n}
reminder {n} ((finance) Writing that reminds of open payments) :: betalingsherinnering {f}
reminiscence {n} (mental image) :: herinnering
remission {n} (pardon of a sin) :: vergeving {f}
remit {v} (to postpone) SEE: postpone ::
remittance {n} (A payment to a remote recipient) :: overschrijving {f}
remnant {n} (small portion remaining of a larger thing or group) :: resten, overblijfsel {n}
remnant {n} (remaining fabric at the end of the bolt) :: restant
remnant {n} (unsold end of piece goods) :: coupon
remonstrate {v} (intransitive - to object or protest) :: protesteren
remonstrate {v} ((historical) to lodge an official objection) :: klacht neerleggen
remonstrate {v} (transitive - to prove) :: bewijzen
remorse {n} (feeling of regret or sadness for doing wrong or sinning) :: berouw {n}
remote {adj} (at a distance) :: verwijderd, afgelegen, van op afstand, veraf
remote control {n} (device used to operate an appliance or mechanical toy from a short distance away) :: afstandsbediening {f}
removable {adj} (able to be removed) :: uitneembaar
removal {n} (The process of moving, or the fact of being removed) :: verwijdering
remove {v} (to take away) :: verwijderen, weghalen
ren {n} (a kidney) SEE: kidney ::
renaissance {n} (Renaissance) SEE: Renaissance ::
Renaissance {prop} (14th century revival) :: Renaissance {f}
renal {adj} (pertaining to the kidneys) :: renaal
rename {v} (to give a new name to) :: hernoemen
Renata {prop} (female given name) :: Renate
render {v} (to cause to become) :: veroorzaken
render {v} (to interpret) :: duiden, uitleggen
render {v} (to transform digital information in the form received from a repository into a display on a computer screen, or for other presentation to the user) :: weergeven
rendition {n} (interpretation of a musical score) :: weergave {f}
Renée {prop} (female given name) SEE: Renata ::
renegade {n} (outlaw or rebel) :: rebel {m}, outlaw, vogelvrije {m}
renegade {n} (disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion etc.) :: renegaat {m},afvallige {m},overloper {m}
renege {v} (break a promise or commitment) :: belofte breken
renew {v} (to make new again) :: hernieuwen (used more in The Netherlands), vernieuwen (used more in Flanders)
renew {v} (to substitute for a new one of the same nature) :: hernieuwen (used more in The Netherlands), vernieuwen (used more in Flanders)
rennet {n} (An enzyme) :: stremsel {n}
rennet stomach {n} (abomasum) SEE: abomasum ::
renounce {v} (give up) :: opgeven
renounce {v} (make renunciation) :: verzaken (aan)
renounce {v} (fail to follow suit for not having it) :: verzaken
renovate {v} (to renew; to revamp) :: renoveren
renovation {n} (act or process of renovating) :: renovatie {f}
renowned {adj} (famous) :: vermaard, beroemd, gerenommeerd
rent {n} (payment made by a tenant) :: huur {m}
rent {v} (to occupy premises in exchange for rent) :: huren
rent {v} (obtain/have temporary possession of an object such as a movie) :: verhuren
rent {n} (a tear or rip) :: scheur, barst, kloof
rent {n} (A division or schism between two things.) :: scheiding, schisma
rentcharge {n} (periodic payment) :: renteconstitutie {f}
rentier {n} (individual who receives capital income) :: rentenier
reoffender {n} (repeat offender) SEE: repeat offender ::
rep {n} (reputation) SEE: reputation ::
rep {n} (representative) SEE: representative ::
rep {n} (repetition) SEE: repetition ::
repaid {v} (past tense of repay) :: de, den
repaid {v} (past participle of repay) :: ge
repair {n} (act of repairing something) :: reparatie
repair {n} :: herstelling {f}
repair {v} (to restore to good working order) :: herstellen
repartee {n} (swift witty retort) :: gevat antwoord
repartee {n} (skill in making swift witty retorts) :: gevatheid
repay {v} (to pay back) :: terugbetalen
repeal {v} (to cancel) :: terugtrekken, annuleren, afschaffen, herroepen
repeat {v} (do or say again) :: herhalen, wederhalen, herdoen, herzeggen
repeated {adj} (said or done again) :: herhaaldelijk
repeatedly {adv} (done several times) :: herhaaldelijk, meermaals, telkens
repeat offender {n} (repeat offender) :: recidivist {m}, recidiviste {f}, draaideurcrimineel
repechage {n} (heat for competitors who have lost in a previous round) :: herkansing
repel {v} (to put off) :: afweren, verjagen
repel {v} (physics: to force away) :: afstoten
repent {v} (to feel sorrow or regret for what one has done or omitted to do) :: berouwen, berouw hebben
repent {v} (theology: to be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness) :: berouwen, berouw tonen
repent {v} (to feel pain on account of, to remember with sorrow) :: betreuren, berouw hebben
repent {v} (to feel sorry for, to regret) :: betreuren
repentance {n} (condition of being penitent) :: berouw
repentance {n} :: inkeer {m}
repertoire {n} (list of dramas, operas, pieces, parts, etc., which a company or a person has rehearsed) :: repertoire {n}
repertoire {n} (an amount, body, or collection of something) :: repertorium {n}
repetition {n} (act or an instance of repeating or being repeated) :: herhaling {f}
repetition {n} :: herhaling {f}, repetitie {f}
rephrase {v} (find a different way to say something) :: herformuleren
replace {v} (to substitute) :: vervangen
replaceable {adj} (capable of being replaced) :: vervangbaar
replacement {n} (a person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute) :: vervanger {m}, plaatsvervanger {m}, vervanging {f}
replenish {v} (to refill) :: aanvullen
replete {adj} (abounding) :: bulkend
reply {v} (to give a written or spoken response) :: antwoorden, beantwoorden
reply {v} (to act or gesture in response) :: beantwoorden
reply {v} :: antwoorden
reply {n} (written or spoken response) :: antwoord {n}, respons {f}
report {v} (to relate details of) :: berichten, rapporteren
report {v} (to notify formally) :: bekendmaken, melden
report {v} (military: to appear or present oneself) :: afkomen, verschijnen
report {n} (information describing events) :: rapport {n}, verslag {n}
report {n} ((ballistics) the sharp, loud sound from a gun or explosion) :: knal {m}, pif {m}, poef {m}, paf {m}, boem {m}
report card {n} (grades) :: rapport {n}, rapportkaart {m} {f}
reportedly {adv} (according to reports or rumors) :: naar verluidt
reporter {n} (journalist) :: verslaggever {m}
repose {n} (rest) :: rust {m} {f}
repository {n} (a location for storage, often for safety or preservation) :: opslagplaats {c}, depot {n}, opslagruimte {c}
repository {n} (a burial vault) :: grafkelder {c}
repository {n} (a person to whom a secret is entrusted) :: vertrouweling {c}
reprehensible {adj} (blameworthy) :: afkeurenswaardig, schuldig
reprehensible {adj} (deserving of reprehension) :: verwerpelijk, afkeurenswaardig
represent {v} (to present again or anew) :: voorstellen
represent {v} (to portray by pictorial or plastic art) :: voorstellen, uitbeelden, ergens voor staan
represent {v} (to portray by mimicry or action of any kind) :: voorstellen
represent {v} (to stand in the place of) :: vertegenwoordigen, representeren
represent {v} (to serve as a sign or symbol of) :: voorstellen
representation {n} (that which represents another) :: weergave
representation {n} (people who speak on behalf of another in court) :: vertegenwoordiging
representation {n} (figure, image or idea that substitutes reality) :: weergave
representative {adj} (typical) :: representatief
representative {n} (one who speaks for another) :: vertegenwoordiger {m}
reprieve {n} (cancellation of a punishment) :: respijt, kwijtschelding
reprise {n} (repetition) SEE: repetition ::
reprivatization {n} (returning to private ownership) :: reprivatisering {f}
reproach {n} (mild rebuke, or an implied criticism) :: berisping {f}
reproach {n} (disgrace or shame) :: schande {f}, schaamte {f}
reproach {v} (to criticize or rebuke someone) :: berispen
reproach {v} (to disgrace, or bring shame upon someone) :: beschamen
reprobate {adj} (rejected) :: verworpen, veroordeeld
reprobate {adj} (rejected by God) :: verworpen, verlaten
reprobate {adj} (immoral) :: immoreel, verwerpelijk
reprobate {n} (sinful person) :: zondaar {m}
reprobate {n} (individual with low morals) :: onverlaat {m}, schurk {m}
reprobate {v} (condemn) :: verwerpen, veroordelen
reprobate {v} (abandon) :: verlaten
reprobate {v} (refuse) :: verwerpen, weigeren
reproduce {v} (to generate offspring) :: voortpanten
reproducibility {n} (quality of being reproducible) :: reproduceerbaarheid
reproduction {n} (the act of reproducing new individuals biologically) :: voortplanting {f}
reproduction {n} (the process by which an organism produces others of its kind) SEE: procreation ::
reproductive system {n} (reproductive system) :: voortplantingssysteem {n}
reptile {n} (a cold-blooded vertebrate) :: reptiel {n}
reptilianness {n} (embodiment of reptile characteristics) :: reptieligheid {f}, reptielachtigheid {f}
republic {n} (a type of state) :: republiek {f}
republic {n} (one of the kinds of parts constituting Russia) :: republiek {f}, deelrepubliek {f}
republican {adj} (of or belonging to a republic) :: republikeins
republican {n} (someone who favors a republic) :: republikein
Republican {adj} (republican) SEE: republican ::
Republican {n} (supporter of the Republican Party of the U.S.) :: republikein {m}, republikeinse {f}
republicanism {n} (republicanism as a form of government) :: republikanisme {c}
Republic of Albania {prop} (Official name of Albania) :: Republiek Albanië
Republic of Botswana {prop} (official name of Botswana) :: Republiek Botswana {m}
Republic of China {prop} (state in East Asia) :: Republiek China
Republic of Ireland {prop} (country) :: Republiek Ierland {f}, Ierse Republiek {f}
Republic of Korea {prop} (country) :: Republiek Korea
Republic of Latvia {prop} (Official name of Latvia) :: Republiek Letland {f}
Republic of Lithuania {prop} (Official name of Lithuania) :: Republiek Litouwen {f}
Republic of Macedonia {prop} (Republic of Macedonia, see also: Macedonia; former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) :: Republiek Macedonië
Republic of Peru {prop} :: Republiek Peru
Republic of Poland {prop} (official name of Poland) :: Republiek Polen {f}
Republic of South Africa {prop} (official name of South Africa) :: Republiek Zuid-Afrika
Republic of Turkey {prop} (official name of the country of Turkey) :: Republiek Turkije
repudiate {v} (to reject the truth of, deny) :: ontkennen
repudiation {n} (refusing) :: afwijzing
repugnant {adj} (offensive or repulsive; arousing disgust or aversion) :: verwerpelijk
reputable {adj} (having a good reputation) :: eerbaar, fatsoenlijk
reputation {n} (what somebody is known for) :: faam {m}, naam {m}, reputatie {f}
repute {n} (reputation, especially a good reputation) :: reputatie de
request {n} (act of requesting) :: verzoek {n}, vraag {f}
request {n} (formal message requesting something) :: verzoek {n}
request {v} (to express the need or desire for) :: verzoeken
request {v} (to ask somebody to do something) :: verzoeken
request {v} :: inroepen
requiem {n} (mass to honor and remember a dead person) :: requiem, dodenmis
requiem {n} (musical composition composed for such a mass) :: requiem, dodenmis
require {v} (ask) SEE: ask ::
require {v} :: vereisen
requirement {n} (necessity) :: vereiste, plicht {f}, voorwaarde {f}
requirement {n} (something asked) :: vereiste, gevraagde {n}
requirement {n} (engineering: constraint) :: voorwaarde {f}
requisite {adj} (essential; required) :: vereist, noodzakelijk, onmisbaar
requite {v} (to repay, recompense, reward) :: belonen
reredos {n} (screen or decoration behind the altar in a church) SEE: retable ::
rescind {v} (repeal, annul, or declare void) :: terugtrekken, annuleren, herroepen
rescue {v} (to save from any danger or violence) :: bevrijden, redden, verlossen
rescue {v} (to free, liberate from physical restraint) :: bevrijden, verlossen
rescue {v} (to recover forcibly) :: loswrikken, ontfutselen
rescue {v} (to deliver by arms, notably from a siege) :: ontzetten
rescue {v} (to remove from exposure to evil/sin) :: redden
rescue {n} (act of rescuing, saving) :: redding
rescue {n} (forcible ending of a siege) :: ontzetting
rescue {n} (liberation) SEE: liberation ::
research {n} (inquiry or examination) :: onderzoek {n}, speurwerk {n}
research {n} :: onderzoek {n}, speurwerk {n}
research {v} :: onderzoeken, uitvissen, uitzoeken, nagaan
researcher {n} (one who researches) :: onderzoeker
reseda {n} (Reseda odorata) SEE: mignonette ::
resell {v} (To sell again) :: dooverkopen
resemble {v} (compare) SEE: compare ::
resemble {v} (to be like or similar to something else) :: gelijken op, lijken op
resent {v} (to express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at (words or acts)) :: zijn ongenoegen uiten, zich storen aan
resent {v} (to feel resentment) :: wrok koesteren
resentment {n} (anger or displeasure felt out of belief that others have engaged in wrongdoing or mistreatment; indignation.) :: misnoegen
reservation {n} (arrangement by which something is secured in advance) :: reservatie {f}
reservation {n} :: reserve {f}
reserve {v} (to reserve) SEE: hold ::
reserve {n} (that which is reserved or kept back, as for future use) :: reserve {m} {f}
reserve {n} :: reserve {f}
reserve {v} (to keep back; to retain) :: reserveren, beschermen
reserve {v} (to keep in store for future or special use) :: reserveren, bewaren
reserve {v} (to book in advance) :: reserveren
reserved {adj} (slow to reveal emotion or opinions) :: terughoudend
reservoir {n} (large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply) :: stuwmeer {n}
reset {v} (to set back to the initial state) :: herinitialiseren, terugstellen
resettlement {n} (the transportation of a group of people to a new settlement) :: hervestiging
reside {v} (to dwell permanently or for a considerable time) :: wonen
residence {n} (place where one lives) :: woonplaats {f}
residence {n} (building used as a home) :: residentie
residence permit {n} (right to legally reside in a country) :: verblijfsvergunning
residual {adj} (concerning a residue) :: overgebleven, residuair
residual {n} (a remainder left over at the end of some process) :: overblijfsel {n}, residu {n}, restant {n}, restproduct {n}
resign {v} (quit a job or position) :: ontslag nemen
resignation {n} (act of resigning) :: aftreding {f}
resignation {n} (state of uncomplaining acceptance) :: gelatenheid {f}
resign oneself {v} (give up) :: berusten
resilience {n} (the mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune) :: herstellingsvermogen
resilience {n} (the physical property of material that can resume its shape after being stretched or deformed; elasticity) :: veerkracht
resilience {n} (the ability of a system or company to recover from a catastrophic failure) :: veerkracht
resilient {adj} (able to weather tribulation without cracking) :: veerkrachtig, flexibel
resin {n} (secretion of plants) :: hars {m} {n}
resin {n} (similar synthetic compound) :: kunsthars {m} {n}
resistance {n} (act of resisting) :: weerstand {m}, verzet
resistance {n} (underground organization struggling for liberation) :: verzet
resistor {n} (one who resists, especially a person who fights against an occupying army) :: verzetsstrijder {m}
resistor {n} (an electric component that transmits current in direct proportion to the voltage across it) :: weerstand {m}
resit {v} (to take an examination second time) :: herkansen
resit {n} (examination) :: herkansing
resize {v} (alter the size of something) :: afmeting veranderen
resole {v} (to replace or reattach the sole of an article of footwear) :: verzolen
resolution {n} (state of being resolute) :: resoluutheid {f}, vastberadenheid
resolution {n} (statement of intent) :: resolutie {f}, voornemen
resolution {n} (computing, photography: degree of fineness of image) :: resolutie {f}, beeldkwaliteit, beeldscherpte
resolution {n} (computing: number of pixels in an image as stored or displayed) :: resolutie {f}
resolve {v} (to find a solution to) :: oplossen
resolve {v} (to solve again) :: opnieuw oplossen
resolve {v} (to make a firm decision) :: besluiten, beslissen, zich voornemen
resolve {n} (will power) :: wilskracht {f}, vastbeslotenheid {f}
resonance {n} (condition of being resonant) :: resonantie
resonance {n} (resonant sound) :: weergalm, weerklank
resonate {v} (to vibrate or sound, especially in response to another vibration) :: resoneren
resort {n} (a relaxing environment for people on vacation) :: vakantieoord
resort {n} (something or someone turned to for safety) :: uitweg, toevlucht
resound {v} ((intransitive) to sound again) :: weerklinken
resound {v} ((intransitive) to echo a sound) :: weerschalken
resound {v} :: galmen
resource {n} (something that one uses to achieve an objective) :: bron {c}, hulpbron {c}, faciliteit {f}, hulpmiddel {n}, ressource {c}
resource {n} (personal capacity) :: middel, middelen
respect {n} (admiration for a person or entity because of perceived merit) :: respect {m}, achting {f}, eerbied {f}
respect {v} (to have respect for) :: respecteren
respectful {adj} (characterized by respect) :: respectvol
respective {adj} (referencing two or more things as individuals) :: achtereenvolgend
respectively {adv} (in a relative manner) :: respectievelijk
respiration {n} (breathing) :: ademhaling
respirator {n} (device to allow breathing) :: beademingsmachine {f}
respiratory system {n} (system of organs) :: ademhalingssysteem {n}, luchtwegstelsel {n}
respite {n} (brief interval of rest or relief) :: verademing
respite {n} ((law) reprieve, especially from a sentence of death) :: respijt
resplendent {adj} (shiny and colourful, and thus pleasing to the eye) :: sprankelend, blinkend
respond {v} (to say in reply, to respond) SEE: return ::
response {n} (an answer or reply) :: antwoord {n}, respons
response {n} (the act of responding or replying) :: antwoorden {n}
responsibility {n} (the state of being responsible) :: verantwoordelijkheid {f}
responsibility {n} (a duty, obligation or liability for which someone is responsible) :: verantwoordelijkheid {f}
responsible {adj} (answerable for an act performed or for its consequences) :: verantwoordelijk, aansprakelijk
responsible {adj} (able to answer reasonably for one's conduct) :: verantwoordelijk
responsible {adj} (involving a degree of personal accountability) :: verantwoordelijk, responsabel
responsible {adj} (being a primary cause or agent of some event or action) :: verantwoordelijk
responsible {adj} (able to be trusted) :: betrouwbaar, degelijk
ressentiment {n} (obsolete: resentment) SEE: resentment ::
rest {n} (relief afforded by sleeping; sleep) :: nachtrust, rust {m} {f}
rest {n} (relief from exertion; state of quiet and recreation) :: rust
rest {n} (peace, freedom from trouble, tranquility) :: rust, kalmte
rest {n} (repose afforded by death) :: rust
rest {n} (pause of a specified length in a piece of music) :: rust
rest {n} (symbol indicating a pause in music) :: rustteken
rest {n} (physics: absence of motion) :: rust {f}, stilstand {m}
rest {n} (stick used to support the cue in snooker) :: rest
rest {n} :: rust {f}, kalmte {f}, ontspanning {f}
rest {v} (intransitive: take repose) :: rusten
rest {v} (stop working, become inactive) :: rusten, stilstaan
rest {v} (US legal) :: daarbij laten
rest {n} (remainder) :: rest
rest {v} (to remain) SEE: remain ::
restate {v} (rephrase) SEE: rephrase ::
restaurant {n} (an eating establishment in which diners are served food) :: restaurant {n}
restecp {n} :: restecp {n}
rest in peace {v} (blessing or expression of hope) :: rust in vrede
restive {adj} (impatient, under delay, duress, or control.) :: ongeduldig
restive {adj} (resistant of control; stubborn) :: eigengereid, koppig
restive {adj} (refusing to move, especially in a forward direction) :: weerbarstig
restless {adj} (unable to be still or quiet) :: rusteloos
restless {adj} :: roerig
restlessness {n} (state or condition of being restless) :: rusteloosheid {f}
restoration {n} (the process of bringing an object back to its original state) :: restauratie {f}
restoration {n} (the return of a former monarchy or monarch to power) :: herstel {n}
restore {v} (To bring back to a previous condition or state) :: restaureren, terugzetten, herstellen
restore {v} :: herstellen
restrain {v} (to control or keep in check) :: beteugelen
restrain {v} (to deprive of liberty) :: onderdrukken
restrain {v} (to restrict or limit) :: beperken, begrenzen, beteugelen
restrained {adj} (held back, limited, kept in check or under control) :: beheerst
restraint {n} (something that restrains, ties, fastens or secures) :: beperking,inhouding,
restraint {n} (control or caution; reserve) :: zelfbeheersing, beheersing
restrict {v} (to restrain within bounds) :: beperken
restriction {n} (act or state) :: beperking {f}
restrictive {adj} (confining; limiting) :: beperkend
restroom {n} (public room containing a toilet) :: toilet {n}, WC {m}
result {v} (to proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence) :: veroorzaken, leiden tot, tot gevolg hebben
result {v} (to come out) :: opleveren, resulteren (in), uitkomen
result {n} (that which results) :: resultaat {n}, uitkomst
result {n} (fruit, beneficial or tangible effect) :: resultaat {n}, opbrengst, uitkomst, vrucht
resume {n} (curriculum vitae) SEE: curriculum vitae ::
resume {v} (start something again that has been stopped or paused) :: hervatten, voortzetten
resurrect {v} (to raise from dead) :: herrijzen
resurrect {v} (to re-use) :: hergebruiken, herbruiken
resurrection {n} (the act of arising from the dead) :: herrijzenis {f}, wederopstanding {f}, opstanding {f}, verrijzenis {f}
Resurrection {prop} (resurrection of Jesus) :: herrijzenis {f}, wederopstanding {f}, opstanding {f}, verrijzenis {f}
retable {n} (table or shelf behind an altar) :: retabel {n}
retail {n} (sale of goods directly to the consumer) :: detailhandel {m}
retailer {n} (retail sales company or salesman) :: middenstander {m}
retain {v} (to keep in possession or use) :: behouden
retainer {n} (a device that holds teeth in position after orthodontic treatment) :: retentiebeugel
retake {v} (take again) :: hernemen
retake {v} (take back) :: terugnemen
retake {v} (recapture) :: hernemen
retake {v} (film again) :: opnieuw opnemen
retaliation {n} (act of responding violently to an act of harm or perceived injustice) :: vergelding
retard {n} (a stupid person, or one who is slow to learn) :: mogool
retarded {adj} (having mental retardation) :: achterlijk
retch {v} (To make an effort to vomit) :: kokhalzen, braken
retch {n} (an unsuccessful effort to vomit) :: braakneiging
retention {n} (the act of retaining or something retained) :: vasthouding, retentie
retention {n} (the act or power of remembering things; memory) :: geheugen {n}, herinneringsvermogen {n}, memorie, retentievermogen {n}
retention {n} (a memory) :: herinnering, memorie
retention {n} (the involuntary withholding of urine and faeces) :: retentie
rete testis {n} (rete testis) :: rete testis
reticent {adj} (reserved) :: terughoudend
reticulum {n} (the second stomach of a ruminant) :: netmaag {m}
retina {n} (thin layer of cells at the back of the eyeball) :: netvlies {n}, retina [formal]
retinue {n} (group of servants) :: gevolg {n}, hofhouding {f}, hofstoet {m}
retire {n} (to stop working on a permanent basis) :: met pensioen gaan
retirement {n} (act of retiring, or the state of being retired) :: pensionering {f}
retirement {n} (portion of one's life after retiring) :: pensioen {n}
retort {v} (to retort; to throw back) SEE: return ::
retort {n} (sharp or witty reply) :: scherp antwoord
retort {n} (flask used for distillation) :: retort
retouch {v} (to improve something, especially a photograph) :: retoucheren
retraction {n} (a printed statement to withdraw an earlier assertion) :: herroeping
retreat {n} (act of pulling back or withdrawing) :: terugtocht, aftocht, terugtrekking
retreat {n} (period of meditation, prayer, or study) :: retraite {c}
retreat {v} (to withdraw military forces) :: zich terugtrekken
retreat {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
retreat {v} (retreat) SEE: withdraw ::
retreat {n} (to turn back, retreat) SEE: return ::
retribution {n} (punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance) :: vergelding
retrieve {v} (to regain or get back something) :: terugbrengen, terugkrijgen
retrieve {v} (to rescue) :: redden
retrieve {v} (to salvage something) :: bergen
retrieve {v} (to remedy or rectify something) :: herstellen, rechtzetten
retrieve {v} (to remember or recall something) :: opduikelen, in herinnering roepen
retrieve {v} (to fetch or carry back something) :: terugbrengen
retrieve {v} (to fetch and bring in game) :: apporteren
retrieve {v} (to make a difficult ball return) :: redden
retrieve {n} (return of a difficult ball) :: redding
retroflex {adj} (of any of the retroflex pronunciations) :: retroflex
retroflex {n} (any of the retroflex consonants) :: retroflex
retrograde amnesia {n} (loss of memories from the period leading up to the amnesic episode) :: retrograde amnesie {f}
retromingent {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly ::
retry {v} (to try or attempt again) :: herkansen
retry {n} (another attempt) :: herkansing {f}
return {n} (answer) SEE: answer ::
return {v} (to come or go back) :: terugkomen, terugkeren
return {v} (to go back in thought, narration, or argument) :: teruggaan, terugkeren
return {v} (to give something back to its original holder or owner) :: teruggeven
return {v} (tennis: to bat the ball back over the net in response to a serve) :: retourneren
return {v} (card games: to play a card as a result of another player's lead) :: retourneren
return {v} (computing: to pass back (data) to the calling procedure) :: retourneren
return {n} (return ticket) :: retour {n}
return {v} (to take something back to a retailer for a refund) SEE: take back ::
return ticket {n} (a ticket granting permission to travel to a place and back again) :: retour {n}, heen-en-weer {m}
Reuben {prop} (first son of Jacob) :: Ruben {m}
Reuben {prop} (one of the twelve tribes of Israel) :: Ruben
Reuben {prop} (male given name) :: Ruben {m}
reunion {n} (the process or act of reuniting) :: reünie
reunite {v} (to unite again) :: herenigen
reusable {adj} (able to be used again) :: herbruikbaar
reuse {v} (to use again) :: herbruiken, hergebruiken
Reuven {prop} (given name) SEE: Reuben ::
rev {v} (to increase the speed of a motor) :: optrekken
revalue {v} (to value again, give a new value to) :: herwaarderen
revamp {v} (to renovate, revise, improve or renew; to patch) :: verbeteren
rev counter {n} (rev counter) SEE: tachometer ::
reveal {v} (to uncover) :: onthullen, zich ontpoppen
revel {v} (make merry) :: feesten
revelation {n} (the act of revealing or disclosing) :: revelatie {f},openbaring {f}
revelation {n} (something dramatically disclosed) :: onthulling
revelation {n} (manifestation of divine truth) :: openbaring
Revelation {prop} (book of Bible) :: Openbaring
reveller {n} (one who attends revels) :: zwelger, feestneus
revenge {n} (retaliatory action) :: wraak {f}
revenge is a dish best served cold {proverb} (emotional detachment is preferable when taking revenge) :: mijn wraak zal zoet zijn
revenue {n} (income from an investment) :: opbrengst {f}
revenue {n} (total income from a given source) :: inkomen {n}, inkomsten {p}
revenue {n} (all income for some treasury by taxation e.a.) :: staatsinkomsten {p}, overheidsinkomsten {p}
revenue {n} (turnover, total sales) :: omzet {m}, zakencijfer {n}
revenue stamp {n} (stamp to affix as proof that tax due) :: takszegel {m}
reverberation {n} (A violent oscillation or vibration.) :: terugslag
reverberation {n} (An echo, or a series of overlapping echos.) :: weerklank, echo
reverberation {n} (The reflection of light or heat.) :: weerkaatsing
reverberation {n} (An evolving series of effects resulting from a particular event.) :: repercussie
revere {v} (to regard someone or something with great awe or devotion) :: vereren
revere {v} (to venerate someone or something as an idol) :: aanbidden, verafgoden
reverence {n} (veneration; profound awe and respect) :: verering, respect, eerbied
Reverend {n} (honorary title added to the names of Christian clergy) :: Reverend
reverie {n} (state of dreaming while awake) :: mijmering {f}, dagdroom
revers {n} (lapel, reversed) :: revers {m}
reversal {n} :: omkering {f}, ommezwaai
reverse {n} (side of a medal, badge, or coin opposite the obverse) :: keerzijde {f}
reverse {n} (gear) :: achteruit
reverse discrimination {n} (advantaging minority groups who have traditionally been discriminated) :: positieve discriminatie {m}
reverse dowry {n} (bride price) SEE: bride price ::
reverse engineering {n} (analyzing the construction and operation of a product in order to manufacture a similar one) :: reverse engineeren
reverse osmosis {n} (technique) :: omgekeerde osmose
reversible {adj} (able to be reversed) :: omkeerbaar
reversion {n} (return) :: terugkeer
reversion {n} (the return of an estate) :: terugkeer, erfrecht
review {n} (second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact) :: recensie
review {n} (account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work) :: recensie
review {n} (periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field) :: revue {m} {f}
review {n} :: controle, recensie
review {v} (to write a review) :: recenseren
review {v} (to look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.) :: herzien
revise {v} (to review, alter and amend, especially of written material) :: herzien
Revised Romanization of Korean {prop} (Romanization standard for Korean) :: Herziene Koreaanse Romanisatie {f}
revision {n} (act of revising) :: herziening
revision {n} (changed edition) :: herziening
revisionism {n} (advocacy of a revision of some view) :: revisionisme {n}
revival {n} :: heropleving {f}
revive {v} (to recover from a state of neglect) :: doen herleven, nieuw leven inblazen
revive {v} (to return to life, to recover life or strength) :: herleven
revoke {v} (to cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing) :: intrekken, herroepen
revoke {v} (cardgames: to fail to follow suit when one should) :: verzaken
revolt {v} (to rebel) :: rebelleren, in opstand komen
revolt {n} (act of revolting) :: opstand {f}, rebellie {f}, revolte {f}
revolution {n} (political upheaval) :: revolutie {f}
revolutionary {adj} (of or pertaining to a revolution in government) :: baanbrekend
revolutionary {n} (A revolutionist; a person who revolts) :: revolutionair {m}
revolve {v} :: omwentelen
revolver {n} (a handgun with revolving chambers) :: revolver
revolving door {n} (rotating door) :: draaideur {f}
revue {n} (form of theatrical; any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs) :: revue
revulsion {n} (sudden violent feeling of disgust) :: aversie
reward {n} (something of value given in return for an act) :: beloning {f}, prijs, loon {n}
reward {n} (prize promised for a certain deed or catch) :: beloning {f}, prijs
reward {n} (result of an action) :: beloning {f}, loon {n}, verloning
reward {v} (give a reward to) :: belonen
rewind {v} (to wind again) :: weer oprollen
rewind {v} (wind back) SEE: wind back ::
reword {v} (rephrase) SEE: rephrase ::
rewrite {v} :: herschrijven
Reykjavik {prop} (Capital of Iceland) :: reykjavik
Reykjaviker {n} (inhabitant of Reykjavik) :: Reykjaviker {m}
Reynard {prop} (name in European folklore for the red fox) :: Reinaart, Reintje
rhea {n} (flightless bird) :: nandoe {m}
rhebok {n} (Pelea capreolus) :: reebokantilope
rhenium {n} (chemical element) :: renium {n}
rhesus {n} (Macaca mulatta) SEE: rhesus macaque ::
rhesus macaque {n} (Macaca mulatta) :: resusaap {m}
rhesus monkey {n} (rhesus macaque) :: resusaap {m}
rhetoric {n} (art of using language for persuasion) :: redekunde {f}, retorica {f}, retoriek {f}
rhetorical {adj} (part of or similar to rhetoric) :: retorisch
Rhine {prop} (river that flows through Europe) :: Rijn {m}
Rhineland {prop} (land on both sides of the river Rhine) :: Rijnland {n}
Rhineland-Palatinate {prop} (state) :: Rijnland-Palts
rhinencephalon {n} (smell-brain) SEE: smell-brain ::
rhinoceros {n} (herbivorous pachyderm with horn(s)) :: neushoorn {m}
rhizome {n} (horizontal underground stem of some plants) :: wortelstok {m}
rho {n} (letter of Greek alphabet) :: rho {m} {f}
Rhodes {prop} (island) :: Rodos
Rhodesia {prop} (historical name of Zimbabwe) :: Rhodesië {n}
rhodium {n} (chemical element) :: rhodium {n}
rhododendron {n} (flowering shrub in the genus Rhododendron) :: rododendron, alpenroosje
rhodonite {n} (A manganese inosilicate mineral) :: rhodoniet
rhombencephalon {n} (hindbrain) SEE: hindbrain ::
rhombicosidodecahedron {n} (Archimedean solid) :: romboëdrisch icosidodecaëder
rhombus {n} (A parallelogram having all sides of equal length) :: ruit {f}
rhubarb {n} (any plant of the genus Rheum) :: rabarber {f}
Rhuddanian {prop} (subdivision of the Silurian period) :: Rhuddanien
rhyme {n} (verse, poetry) :: rijm {n}, rijmpje {n}, vers {n}, versje {n}
rhyme {n} (word that rhymes with another) :: rijmwoord {n}, rijm {n}
rhyme {n} (rhyming; sameness of sound of some parts of words, as ‘the poem exhibits rhyme’) :: rijm {n}
rhyme {v} (transitive, to rhyme with) :: rijmen
rhyme {v} (reciprocal) :: (op elkaar) rijmen
rhyme {v} (put words together) :: rijmen
rhyme {n} (rime) SEE: rime ::
rhyme scheme {n} (the pattern created by the rhymes at the ends of the lines of a stanza of poetry) :: rijmschema {n}
rhythm {n} (variation of strong and weak elements of sounds over time) :: ritme {n}
rhythm {n} (tempo or speed of a beat, song, or repeated event) :: ritme {n}
rhythm {n} (flow, repetition or regularity) :: ritme {n}
rhythm {n} (rhythm section) SEE: rhythm section ::
rhythmic {adj} (of or relating to rhythm) :: ritmisch
rhythm section {n} (section of a band maintaining the rhythm) :: ritmesectie
rib {n} (curved bone) :: rib {f}
ribald {adj} (coarse, lewd, vulgar) :: grof, vulgair,
ribald {n} (individual who is filthy or vulgar) :: lomperik, viezerik
ribbed vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults) :: kruisribgewelf {n}
ribbit {n} (the sound made by a frog or toad) SEE: croak ::
ribbit {v} (make the sound of a frog or toad) SEE: croak ::
ribbit {interj} :: kwak kwak
ribbon {n} (long, narrow strip of material) :: lint {n}
ribbon {n} (inked ribbon) :: lint {n}
ribbon seal {n} (a species of true seal) :: bandrob
rib cage {n} (part of skeleton) :: ribbenkast {f} or {m}
rib cage {n} (cavity created by the ribs) :: ribbenkast {f} or {m}
rice {n} (plants) :: rijst {m}
rice {n} (seeds used as food) :: rijst {m}
rice cooker {n} (kitchen appliance designed to cook rice) :: rijstkoker {m}, rijststomer {m}
ricefield {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy ::
rice paddy {n} (field immersed in water dedicated for the cultivation of rice) SEE: paddy ::
rice vinegar {n} (a type of vinegar) :: rijstazijn
rich {adj} (having wealth) :: rijk
Richard {prop} (male given name) :: Richard {m}, Rijkert {m}, Rikkert {m}
Richter scale {prop} (logarithmic scale) :: schaal van Richter
rickets {n} (disorder of infancy) :: rachitis, Engelse ziekte {f}
rickety {adj} (not strong because of poor construction or upkeep) :: wankel, gammel, krakkemikkig
rickety {adj} (feeble in the joints, tottering) :: gebrekkig
rickety {adj} (affected with rickets) :: rachitisch
ricksha {n} (rickshaw) SEE: rickshaw ::
rickshaw {n} (two-wheeled carriage) :: riksja {m}
ricotta {n} (Italian whey cheese) :: ricotta {m}
rid {v} (to free from something) :: kwijt
riddle {n} (sieve) SEE: sieve ::
riddle {n} (verbal puzzle) :: raadsel {n}
riddle {v} (to solve, answer, or explicate a riddle or question) :: raden
riddle {v} (to put something through a riddle or sieve) :: zeven
riddle {v} (to fill with holes like a riddle) :: doorzeven
riddle {v} (to fill or spread throughout; to pervade) :: doordringen, doorspekt
ride {v} (to transport oneself by sitting on and directing a horse, bicycle etc.) :: rijden
ride {v} (to be transported in a vehicle as a passenger) :: rijden
ride {v} (to mount someone to have sex with them) :: beklimmen, berijden
ride {n} (instance of riding) :: rit {m}
ride {n} (informal: vehicle) :: kar {f}, bak {m}
rider {n} (driver) SEE: driver ::
rider {n} (one who rides) :: ruiter {m} {f}, rijder {m} {f}, motorrijder {m} {f}
rider {n} (cyclist) SEE: cyclist ::
ride roughshod over {v} (treat roughly or without care; act in a bullying manner) :: met de voeten treden
ridge {n} (highest point on a roof) :: nok {m} {f}
ridge {n} (chain of mountains) :: bergkam {m}, bergrug {m}
ridge {n} (chain of hills) :: heuvelkam {m}, heuvelrug {m}
ridge {n} (elevation on ocean bottom) :: zeerug
ridicule {v} (to make fun of someone) :: bespotten
ridiculous {adj} (foolish, absurd) :: belachelijk
ridiculously {adv} (in a ridiculous manner) :: belachelijk, bespottelijk
riding crop {n} (horsewhip) :: rijzweep
Riemann zeta function {prop} (function) :: Riemann-zeta-functie
rife {adj} (Widespread, common (especially of unpleasant or harmful things)) :: schering en inslag, welig
rife {adj} (Abounding; present in large numbers, plentiful) :: welig, alom
riffraff {n} (the rabble) :: geteisem, schorremorrie, tuig, rapalje, gepeupel
rifle {n} (firearm with a rifled barrel) :: geweer {n}, karabijn {f}
rift {n} (shallow place in a stream) SEE: ford ::
rig {v} (to fit out with a harness) :: harnassen
rig {v} (to equip and fit a ship) :: een schip optuigen
rig {v} (to dress or clothe in some costume) :: iemand aankleden
rig {v} (to make or construct something in haste) :: ineenflansen
rig {v} (to manipulate something dishonestly) :: vervalsen
Riga {prop} (capital of Latvia) :: Riga
rigging {n} (tackle of a sailing vessel) :: takelage {f}
right {adj} (straight, not bent) :: recht
right {adj} (complying with justice, correct) :: correct, juist
right {adj} (of direction, opposite of left) :: rechts, rechter-
right {adj} :: rechts, rechtse , recht , correct , juist , rechtschapen , rechtvaardig , eerlijk , billijk
right {adv} (on the right side) :: rechts
right {interj} (checking agreement) :: toch
right {n} (legal or moral entitlement) :: recht {n}
right {n} (right, not left, side) :: rechts {m}, rechterhand {f}
right {n} (right-wing politicians and parties) :: rechterkant {m}
right {v} (to correct) :: verbeteren
right {adj} (all right, not requiring assistance) SEE: all right ::
right angle {n} (angle of 90 degrees) :: rechte hoek
right ascension {n} (angular distance) :: rechte klimming {f}
right as rain {adj} (correct; factually accurate) :: klopt als een bus
right-click {v} (to press right-hand button of a mouse) :: rechtsklikken
rightful {adj} (by right, by law) :: rechtmatig
right-handed {n} (of one who uses their right hand in preference to, or more skillfully than their left.) :: rechtshandig
right now {adv} (immediately) SEE: immediately ::
right of way {n} (right to proceed first in traffic) :: voorrang {c}
right-wing {adj} (resisting political change) :: rechts
rigid {adj} (stiff) :: stijf, stroef, rigide, star
rigid {adj} (fixed) :: stevig, stabiel
rigid {adj} (rigorous, unbending) :: stijf, onbuigzaam, rigide, star
rigid {adj} (uncompromising) :: onbuigzaam, star
rigmarole {n} (nonsense talk) :: gezwets
rigor mortis {n} (Temporary stiffness of a body's muscles and joints following death) :: lijkstijfheid
rigorous {adj} (showing, causing or favoring rigor) :: rigoureus
rigorous {adj} (severe; intense) :: rigoureus
rigorous {adj} :: rigoureus
rim {n} (edge around something) :: rand {m}
rim {n} (wheel rim) :: velg
rim {v} (lick the anus) :: baffen
rime {n} (hoar frost) :: rijm {m}, rijp {m}, dauwvorst {m}, vriesdauw {m}
rind {n} (hard outer layer of fruit, cheese) :: schil {f}, bast {f}
rinderpest {n} (disease) :: runderpest {f} {m}
ring {n} (round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger) :: ring {m}
ring {n} (place where some sports take place) :: ring {m}
ring {n} (astronomy: a formation of various pieces of material orbiting around a planet) :: ring {m}
ring {v} (to surround or enclose) :: omringen
ring {v} (to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound) :: bellen, klinken, rinkelen
ring {v} (to make, produce sound) :: luiden, weergalmen, beieren
ring {v} (of something spoken or written, to appear to be, to seem, to sound) :: klinken, luiden
ring {v} (to telephone someone) :: opbellen, telefoneren
ring {n} (burner) SEE: burner ::
ring a bell {v} (to seem vaguely familiar) :: een belletje doen rinkelen; iets zeggen
ring binder {n} (folder) :: multomap, ringband {m}
ring down the curtain {v} (stop) SEE: stop ::
ring finger {n} (finger between the middle finger and little finger) :: ringvinger {m}
ringleader {n} (person who starts and leads a disturbance, a conspiracy, or a criminal gang) :: raddraaier {m}
ringneck dove {n} (Streptopelia risoria) :: lachduif {f} {m}
ring ouzel {n} (Turdus torquatus) :: beflijster {f}
ring road {n} (highway) :: ring, ringweg {m}
ringtone {n} (sound made by a telephone when ringing) :: ringtone {m}, beltoon
ring up the curtain {v} (start) SEE: start ::
riot {n} :: rel {m}
rioter {n} (one who riots) :: relschopper {m}, oproermaker {m}
riot police {n} (a unit of police specifically trained to deal with rioting crowds) :: oproerpolitie {f}
rip {v} (to fart) SEE: fart ::
rip {n} (tear) SEE: tear ::
rip {v} (to mock) SEE: mock ::
rip {v} (to divide or separate the parts of) :: scheuren
rip {v} (to copy data to a device) :: rippen
rip {n} (type of tide or current) SEE: rip current ::
RIP {interj} (abbreviation: rest in peace) :: rust in vrede, R.I.P.
rip current {n} (strong water flow) :: mui {f}, muistroom {m}
ripe {adj} (ready for reaping or gathering, of fruits and seeds) :: rijp
ripe {adj} :: rijp
ripe {v} (to ripen or mature) :: rijpen
ripe {adj} (intoxicated) SEE: intoxicated ::
ripen {v} (to grow ripe) :: rijpen
ripple {n} (moving disturbance or undulation in the surface of a liquid) :: rimpeling
ripple {n} (sound similar to that of undulating water) :: kabbelen {n}
ripple {v} (to move like the undulating surface of a body of water) :: kabbelen
riptide {n} (rip current) SEE: rip current ::
Ripuarian {prop} (West Germanic dialect) :: Ripuarisch {n}
Ripuarian {n} (member of a section of the Frankish people) :: Ripuariër {m}
Ripuarian {adj} (pertaining to a/the tribal Ripuarian(s)) :: Ripuarisch
Ripuarian {adj} (pertaining to dialect) :: Ripuarisch
rise {v} (to move upwards) :: rijzen, opstijgen
rise {v} (of a celestial body: to appear to move from behind the horizon) :: opkomen, rijzen
rise {v} (to get up) :: opstaan
rise {v} (to be resurrected) :: opstaan
rise {v} (of a quantity, etc: to increase) :: stijgen
rise {v} :: rijzen, stijgen, opstijgen
rise {n} (action of moving upwards) :: rijzen, oprijzen, stijgen, opstijgen
rise {n} (increase (in a quantity, price, etc)) :: toenemen, vermeerderen
risk {n} (possible, usually negative, outcome) :: risico {n}
risk {n} (likelihood of a negative outcome) :: risico {n}
risk {n} (potential (conventionally negative) impact of an event) :: risico {n}
risk {n} :: risico {n}
risk {v} (to incur risk to something) :: risico nemen, riskeren
risk {v} (to incur risk of something) :: risico nemen, riskeren
risk {v} (to incur risk by something) :: risico nemen, riskeren
risk {v} :: riskeren, wagen
risky {adj} (dangerous, involving risks) :: gewaagd, riskant
rite {n} (ritual) :: ritus {f}, kerkgebruik {n}
rite of passage {n} (ceremony to celebrate a transition) :: rite de passage {m}, overgangsritueel {n}
ritual {n} (rite) :: ritueel {n}
rival {n} (competitor with the same objective) :: tegenstander, rivaal, concurent, vijand
rivalry {n} (competition) :: rivaliteit
river {n} (large stream which drains a landmass) :: rivier {m}, stroom {m}
river {n} (any large flow of a liquid) :: stroom {m}
riverbed {n} (a river bottom) :: rivierbedding
riverboat {n} (watercraft) :: binnenvaartschip {n}
river horse {n} (hippopotamus) SEE: hippopotamus ::
rivet {n} (cylindrical mechanical fastener) :: klinknagel {m}
rivet {v} (to attach or fasten parts by using rivets) :: popnagelen
rivulet {n} (small brook) :: stroompje {n}, beekje {n}
rix-dollar {n} (A rix-dollar) :: rijksdaalder
Rāma {prop} (avatar of Vishnu) :: Rama
röntgen {n} (unit of exposure to ionizing radiation) :: röntgen
roach {n} (US: cockroach) SEE: cockroach ::
road {n} (a way for travel) :: baan {f}, weg {m}, straat {f}
roadblock {n} (Something that blocks or obstructs a road) :: wegversperring {f}, wegblokkade {f}
roadblock {n} (An obstacle or impediment) :: versperring {f}, obstakel {n}, tegenwerkende factor {m}
road hog {n} (bad or inconsiderate driver) :: wegpiraat {m}
roadhouse {n} (establishment) :: uitspanning
Roadian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period) :: Roadien
road map {n} (a map with a visual representation of roads used for automobile travel and navigation) :: wegenkaart {f} {m}
road race {n} (race run on roads) :: wegrit {m}
roadrunner {n} (bird of the Geococcyx genus) :: renkoekoek {m}
roadside {n} (area on either side of a road) :: stoeprand, berm
roadside bomb {n} (explosive device) :: bermbom {m} {f}
roadside hawk {n} (Buteo magnirostris) :: wegbuizerd
road sign {n} (sign for traffic control or driver information) :: wegaanduiding {f}, verkeersbord {n}
roadstead {n} (partly-sheltered anchorage outside a harbour) :: rede {c}
roadwork {n} (construction or maintenance done to roads) :: wegwerkzaamheid {f}
roam {v} (wander freely) :: rondwandelen, wandelen, rondlopen, dwalen, ronddwalen, zwerven
roar {v} (to make loud, deep cry of emotion) :: brullen
roar {v} (of animals, to make a loud deep noise) :: brullen
roar {n} (cry of the lion) :: brul {m}
roast {v} (to cook food by heating in an oven or fire) :: roosteren, grillen
roast {v} (to process by drying through heat-exposure) :: branden (e.g. coffee), roosteren
roast {v} (to admonish someone vigorously) :: het vuur aan de schenen leggen
roast {v} (to banter, severely criticize) :: op de rooster leggen
roast {n} (cut of meat) :: braadstuk {n}, gebraad {n}
roast {adj} (having been cooked by roasting) :: geroosterd
roast {adj} (subjected to roasting, bantered) :: op de rooster gelegd
rob {v} (to steal from, using violence) :: beroven, bestelen
rob {v} :: roven
robber {n} (one who robs) :: rover {m}
robber baron {n} (a feudal lord who charged exorbitant fees on travellers) :: roofridder {m}
robe {n} (long, loose outer garment) :: kleed
robin {n} (Erithacus rubecula) :: roodborstje {n}
robin {n} (Turdus migratorius) :: roodborstlijster
Robin {prop} (Male given name) :: Robin {m} {f}
Robin {prop} (Sidekick of Batman) :: Robin
robot {n} (intelligent mechanical being) :: robot
robot {n} (traffic light) SEE: traffic light ::
robust {adj} (evincing strength) :: robuust, degelijk
rock {n} (natural mineral aggregate) :: steen {m}, rots {f}, gesteente {n}, vels {m}
rock {n} (mass of projecting rock) :: klif, rots
rock {n} (large stone or boulder) :: rots
rock {n} (hill or island without vegetation) :: rots
rock {n} (something strong, stable, and dependable) :: steen
rock {n} (confectionery made from sugar) :: kandij, suikerstok
rock {v} (move gently back and forth) :: wiegen
rock {v} (cause to shake or sway violently) :: schudden
rock {v} (sway or tilt violently back and forth) :: schommelen, waggelen
rock {n} (style of music) :: rock {m}
rock {n} (distaff) SEE: distaff ::
rock band {n} (rock group) SEE: rock group ::
rock climbing {n} (sport of scaling rock faces) :: rotsklimmen
rock dove {n} (Columba livia) :: rotsduif {f}
rockery {n} (section of a garden made from decorative rocks) :: rotstuin {m}
rocket {n} (a rocket engine) :: raket {m} {f}
rocket {n} (non-guided missile) :: raket
rocket {n} (a vehicle) :: raket
rocket {n} (a projectile firework) :: vuurpijl {m}
rocket {n} (arugula) SEE: arugula ::
rock garden {n} (rockery) SEE: rockery ::
rock group {n} (musical group specializing in rock music) :: rockband {m}, rockgroep {f}
rocking chair {n} (chair with a curved base which can be gently rocked) :: schommelstoel
rocking horse {n} (a child’s toy consisting of a (usually wooden) horse mounted on a rocker or swing) :: schommelpaard {n}, hobbelpaard {n}
rock lobster {n} (spiny lobster) SEE: spiny lobster ::
rockmelon {n} (melon) SEE: melon ::
rock paper scissors {n} (popular child's game) :: steen, papier, schaar {?}, blad-steen-schaar {?}
rock partridge {n} (rock partridge) :: steenpatrijs
rockstar {n} (member of a rock band) :: rockster {m} {f}
rocky {adj} (full of rocks) :: rotsig
rod {n} (fishing rod or pole) :: hengelroede, visgarde
rod {n} (stick or bundle used for punishment) :: roede, roe
rod {n} (stick to measure length) :: roede, el, meetstok
rod {n} (archaic: unit of length) :: roede
rod {n} (archaic: unit of area) :: roede
rod {n} :: roede, staaf {f}, stok; staaf {f}
rod {n} (slang: pistol) SEE: pistol ::
rod cell {n} (any of the cylindrical photoreceptor cells in the retina) :: staafje {n}
rode {n} (The line from the vessel to its anchor) :: reed, reden
rodent {n} (mammal of the order Rodentia) :: knaagdier {n}
Rodinia {prop} (ancient world supercontinent) :: Rodinië {f}
roe {n} (roe deer) SEE: roe deer ::
roe {n} (eggs of fish) :: kuit {m}
roebuck {n} (male roe deer) :: reebok {m}
roe deer {n} (small deer species, Capreolus capreolus) :: ree {m}
roentgenium {n} (chemical element) :: roentgenium {n}
roger {interj} (received) :: begrepen
Roger {prop} (male given name) :: Rogier {m}, Rutger {m}
rogue state {n} (state or nation acting outside of the accepted international norms and policies) :: schurkenstaat {m}
roil {v} (render turbid) :: vertroebelen
roil {v} (to annoy) :: storen, ergeren, kwaad maken
roll {v} (to cause to revolve) :: rollen
roll {v} (to wrap round on itself) :: oprollen, rollen
roll {v} (to bind or involve by winding) :: oprollen
roll {v} (to drive or impel forward with an easy motion) :: rollen
roll {v} (to press or level with a roller) :: walsen, pletwalsen
roll {v} (to move, or cause to be moved, upon rollers or small wheels) :: rollen
roll {v} (to beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum) :: roffelen
roll {n} (the act of rolling) :: rol
roll {n} (that which rolls; a roller) :: rol
roll {n} (a heavy cylinder used to break clods) :: wals, pletwals
roll {n} (one of a set of revolving cylinders between which metal is pressed) :: wals
roll {n} (that which is rolled up) :: rol
roll {n} (a scroll) :: rol, boekrol
roll {n} (an official or public document) :: rol, register, lijst, naamlijst
roll {n} (quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form) :: rol
roll {n} (a cylindrical twist of tobacco) :: rol
roll {n} (shortened raised biscuit or bread) :: broodje
roll {n} (oscillating movement of a vessel from side to side) :: geslinger
roll {n} (a heavy, reverberatory sound) :: dreun, gedreun, gerommel
roll {n} (the uniform beating of a drum) :: roffel, geroffel
roll {n} (part; office; duty) :: rol
rollator {n} (walking frame with wheels) :: rollator {m}
roll call {n} (reading of a list of names and responses) :: appel, naamafroeping
rolled fillet {n} (chopped veal rolled in a piece of bacon) :: blinde vink {m}
roller {n} (slang: police) SEE: cop ::
rollerblade {n} (type of roller skate) :: skeeler {m}
roller blind {n} (blind for a window) :: rolgordijn {n}
rollercoaster {n} (amusement ride) :: achtbaan {c}
roller shutter {n} (shutter consisting of a series of horizontal sections that are hinged together) :: rolluik {n}
roller skate {n} (a boot having small wheels) :: rolschaats
roller skate {v} (to skate using roller skates) :: rolschaatsen
rollie {n} (cigarette rolled by hand) SEE: roll up ::
rolling paper {n} (paper for rolling cigarettes) :: vloeitje, vloeipapier
rolling pin {n} (food preparation utensil) :: deegroller
rolling stock {n} (railway vehicles collectively) :: rollend materieel {n}
rolling stone {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer ::
rollmop {n} (fillet of herring) :: rolmops {m}
roll over {v} (to make a rolling motion or turn) :: overkop gaan
roll up {n} (self-made cigarette) :: sjekkie {n}
rollup {n} (cigarette) SEE: roll up ::
roll-up {n} (hand-made cigarette) SEE: roll up ::
roly-poly {n} (A toy that rights itself when pushed over) :: duikelaar {m}
Rom {n} (a member of the Romani people) :: zigeuner
Roma {prop} (the Romani people) :: Roma
romaji {n} (romanization of Japanese) :: romaji {n}
Roman {adj} (of or from Rome) :: Romeins, Romeinse
Roman {n} (a native or resident of Rome) :: Romein {f}, Romeinse {f}
Roman alphabet {n} (Latin alphabet) SEE: Latin alphabet ::
Roman candle {n} (a type of firework) :: romeinse kaars
Roman Catholic Church {prop} (Catholic Church) :: Rooms-Katholieke Kerk {f}
Romance {adj} (of or dealing with languages or cultures derived from Roman influence and Latin) :: Romaans
Roman Empire {prop} (empire) :: Romeinse Rijk
Romani {n} (member of the Roma people) SEE: Rom ::
Romani {n} (nomadic people) SEE: Roma ::
Romania {prop} (South-Eastern European country) :: Roemenië
Romanian {adj} (of or relating to Romania, its people, or language) :: Roemeens, Roemeense
Romanian {n} (native of Romania) :: Roemeen {m}, Roemeense {f}
Romanian {n} (official language of Romania) :: Roemeens {n}
romanise {v} (romanize) SEE: romanize ::
Romanise {v} (romanize) SEE: romanize ::
Romanization {n} (putting text into the Latin (Roman) alphabet) :: romanisatie {f}
romanize {v} (to transliterate to the Latin alphabet) :: romaniseren, transcriberen
Roman nose {n} (aquiline nose) SEE: aquiline nose ::
Roman numeral {n} (numeral represented by letters) :: Romeins cijfer {n}
Roman numerals {n} (system of numerals) :: Romeinse cijfers npl
Romans {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Romeinen
Romans {prop} (30th sura of the Qur'an) :: Romeinen {p} {m}
Romansch {n} (the Romance language) :: Reto-Romaans {n}
Romanticism {prop} (artistic and intellectual movement) :: romantiek {f}
romanticize {v} (to view something in a romantic manner) :: romantiseren
Rome {prop} (city) :: Rome {n}
Romeo {n} (boyfriend) SEE: boyfriend ::
Romeo {prop} (character in Romeo and Juliet) :: Romeo {m}
Rome wasn't built in a day {proverb} (it takes a long time to create something complicated or impressive) :: Rome is niet op één dag gebouwd, Keulen en Aken zijn niet op één dag gebouwd
romp {v} (to play roughly or energetically) :: stoeien, rondhuppelen,
romp {n} (period of boisterous play) :: stoeipartij
romper suit {n} (one-piece garment) SEE: onesie ::
rondel {n} :: rondeel {n}
ronin {n} (masterless samurai) :: ronin {m}
rood {n} (crucifix) :: kruis {n}
rood screen {n} (carved screen) :: doksaal {n}
roof {n} (the cover at the top of a building) :: dak {n}
roof {n} (the upper part of a cavity) :: plafond {n}
roofer {n} (craftsman who lays or repairs roofs) :: dakdekker {m}
roof rabbit {n} :: zolderhaas
roof tile {n} (tile covering a roof) :: dakpan {c}
rooibos {n} (shrub) :: rooibos {m}
rooibos {n} (tea) :: rooibos {m}
rook {n} (bird) :: roek {m}
rook {v} (cheat, swindle) :: valsspelen
rook {n} (chesspiece) :: toren {m}
rook {n} (fortification) :: vesting {f}, burcht {f}
rookie {adj} (amateur) SEE: amateur ::
rookie {n} (an inexperienced recruit) :: schacht {m}
rookie {n} (a novice) :: beginneling {m}, nieuwkomer {m}
room {n} (space) :: ruimte {f}, kamer {f}, vertrek {n}
room {n} (division in a building) :: ruimte {f}, kamer {f}, zaal {m}, vertrek {n}
room and board {n} (a place for lodging with daily meals) :: kamer met volpension {f}
roommate {n} (a person with whom one shares a room) :: kamergenoot {m}
roommate {n} (US: with whom one shares an apartment or house) :: huisgenoot {m}
room temperature {n} (normal temperature) :: kamertemperatuur {f}
roomy {adj} (spacious) :: ruim
rooster {n} (flower) SEE: violet ::
rooster {n} (male chicken; male gallinaceous bird) :: haan {m}
root {n} (part of a plant) :: wortel {m}
root {n} (of a tooth) :: wortel {m}
root {n} (part of a hair under the skin) :: wortel {m}
root {n} (primary source) :: wortel {m}
root {n} (arithmetic: number or expression which when raised to a power gives the specified number or expression) :: wortel {m}, machtswortel {m}
root {n} (analysis: zero of a function) :: nulpunt {n}, wortel {m}
root {n} (graph theory: node in a tree that has no parent) :: wortel {m}
root {n} (linguistic morphology: primary lexical unit of a word) :: wortel {m}
root {n} (philology: word from which another word or words are derived) :: stam {m}
root {n} (person who manages accounts on a UNIX system) :: beheerder {m}, administrator {m}
root {v} (rummage, root out) :: graven, rommelen, wroeten
root {v} (coarse slang: have sexual intercourse) :: neuken, wippen, poepen [Flemish]
root {n} (coarse slang: act of sexual intercourse) :: neukpartij {m}
root {v} (cheer) :: juichen, aanvuren, supporteren
root {n} (arithmetic: square root) SEE: square root ::
root cause {n} (initiating cause) :: grondoorzaak {f}
rooted {adj} ((computing) having a compromised root account) :: geworteld
rootedness {n} (state or quality of being rooted) :: verworteling {f}
root hair {n} :: wortelhaar {n}
rope {n} (thick, strong string) :: touw {n}
rope {n} (a length of this string) :: touw {n}
rorqual {n} (whale with long skin folds below mouth) :: vinvis {m}
rory {adj} (dewy) SEE: dewy ::
Rosamund {prop} (female given name) :: Rosamunde {f}
rosary {n} (Catholic prayer beads) :: rozenkrans {m}
rosary {n} (non-Catholic prayer beads) SEE: prayer beads ::
rose {n} (shrub) :: roos {f}, rozenstruik {m}
rose {n} (flower) :: roos {f}
rose {n} (colour) :: roze {n} (?)
rose {adj} (colour) :: roze, roos, rooskleurig, roosgekleurd, rozig
rose fish {n} (Sebastes norvegicus) :: roodbaars
rose garden {n} :: rozentuin
rosehip {n} (the fruit of a rose plant) :: rozenbottel {f}
rosemaling {n} :: rosemaling {f}
rosemary {n} (shrub) :: rozemarijn {m}
rose quartz {n} (reddish-colored quartz) :: rozenkwarts {n}
Rosetta Stone {prop} (large inscribed stone) :: Steen van Rosette {m}
rosin {n} (liquid resin) SEE: resin ::
roster {n} (schedule) SEE: schedule ::
roster {n} (a list of names) :: rooster
rostrum {n} (zoology: beak) SEE: beak ::
rot {v} (to decay) :: rotten, vergaan
rotate {v} (to spin, turn, or revolve) :: roteren, ronddraaien
rotation {n} (act of turning around a centre) :: rotatie {f}
rotation {n} (single cycle of turning) :: draaiing {f}
rote {n} (process of committing to memory) :: herhaling {f}
rote {n} (mechanical routine) :: sleur {m}
rote {n} (roar of the surf) :: breken
rotten {adj} (decayed, gone bad) :: rot, verrot
rotten {adj} (mean) :: gemeen
Rotterdam {prop} (city and port in The Netherlands) :: Rotterdam {n}
Rotterdammer {n} (person from Rotterdam) :: Rotterdammer {m}, Rotterdamse {f}
rotula {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap ::
rouge {n} (blush) SEE: blush ::
Rouget's rail {n} (bird) :: Rougets ral {f}
rough {adj} (not smooth) :: ruw, ruig
rough {v} (to render rough) SEE: roughen ::
roughage {n} (dietary fibre) SEE: dietary fibre ::
roughen {v} :: ruwen
rough-legged buzzard {n} (Buteo lagopus) :: ruigpootbuizerd
roughly {adv} (unevenly) :: grofweg
roughly {adv} (approximately) SEE: approximately ::
roulade {n} (A slice of meat that is rolled up, stuffed, and cooked) :: rollade {c}
roulette {n} (game of chance) :: roulette {f}
round {adj} (circular or cylindrical) :: rond
round {adj} (spherical) :: rond
round {adj} (of corners that lack sharp angles) :: afgerond
round {adj} (plump) :: dik, mollig, rond
round {adj} (of a number that has been rounded off) :: rond, afgerond
round {n} (outburst) :: ronde {f}
round {n} (song with each subset starting at a different time) :: canon {m}
round {n} (segment of a sport event) :: ronde
round {prep} (around) SEE: around ::
round {adv} (around) SEE: around ::
roundabout {n} (road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island) :: rotonde {f}
roundabout {n} (children's play apparatus which rotates around a central axis when pushed) :: draaimolen {m}, carrousel {m}
roundabout {n} (fairground carousel) :: draaimolen {m}
roundabout {n} (detour) :: omweg {m}, omleiding {f}
round bracket {n} (parenthesis, bracket) :: rond haakje {n}, ronde haak {m}, parenthese {f}
roundel {n} (heraldry: a circular spot; a charge in the form of a small coloured circle) :: koek
roundly {adv} (utterly) :: degelijk
round out {v} (To make more complete by adding details) :: uitwerken
round table {n} (conference) :: rondetafelbespreking {f}
rouse {v} (to wake) :: opwekken
route {n} (course or way traveled) :: route
route {n} (passing, course, road) :: route
route {n} :: traject {n}
route {v} (to direct along a particular course) :: leiden, sturen
router {n} (device that connects local area networks to form a larger internet) :: router {m}
roving {adj} (wandering) :: zwervend, loensend
row {n} (line of objects) :: rij {f}
row {n} (in a table) :: rij {f}
row {v} (transitive:to propel over water using oars) :: roeien
row {n} (noisy argument) :: ruzie {f}
row {n} (continual loud noise) :: kabaal {n}, lawaai {n}
rowan {n} :: lijsterbes
rowboat {n} (small boat that is rowed) :: roeiboot {m} {f}
rowhome {n} (house) SEE: rowhouse ::
row house {n} (rowhouse) SEE: rowhouse ::
rowhouse {n} (house) :: rijhuis {n}
rowing boat {n} (rowboat) SEE: rowboat ::
rowing machine {n} (exercise machine) :: roeimachine {f}, roeitrainer {m}
rowlock {n} (support for an oar) :: dol {m}
Roxana {prop} (the wife of Alexander the Great) :: Roxane
Roxana {prop} (female given name) :: Roxane
Roxanne {prop} (female given name) SEE: Roxana ::
royal {adj} (of or relating to a monarch or their family) :: koninklijk
royal {adj} (majestic) SEE: majestic ::
royal family {n} (family of the ruling sovereign of a country or state) :: koninklijke familie {f}
royal jelly {n} (substance secreted by bees) :: koninginnenbrij {f}
royal penguin {n} (Eudyptes schlegeli) :: Schlegels pinguïn {m}
royal poinciana {n} (flamboyant) SEE: flamboyant ::
Roy G. Biv {prop} (mnemonic) :: ROGGBIV
rösti {n} (traditional dish in Germanophone Switzerland made from fried potatoes) :: rösti {f}
RTFA {initialism} (Read The Fucking Article) :: LVDH
RTFM {initialism} (Abbreviation of Read the fucking manual) :: LVDH (Lees verdomme de handleiding)
rub {v} (to move one object while maintaining contact with another object over some area) :: wrijven
rubber {n} (pliable material derived from the sap of the rubber tree) :: rubber {n}
rubber {n} (condom) :: condoom {m}, rubber {n}
rubber {n} :: rubber {n} , kunstrubber {n} , gom {m}
rubber {n} (eraser) SEE: eraser ::
rubber band {n} (elastic band) SEE: elastic band ::
rubberneck {n} (tourist) SEE: tourist ::
rubber stamp {n} (piece of rubber to make an imprint) :: stempel
rubbing {n} (impression of an embossed or incised surface) :: afwrijfsel {n}
rubbish {n} (garbage) SEE: garbage ::
rubbish {interj} (expresses that what was recently said is untruth or nonsense) :: onzin
rubbish bin {n} (garbage can) SEE: garbage can ::
rubble {n} (the broken remains of an object, usually rock or masonry) :: puin
rube {n} (person of rural heritage; a yokel) :: plattelander, boerenpummel
rube {n} (pejorative: uninformed, unsophisticated, or unintelligent person) :: simpele ziel, sul ,mafkees
Rube Goldberg machine {n} (comically overcomplicated machine) :: Rube Goldbergmachine
rubeola {n} (measles) SEE: measles ::
rubidium {n} (element with atomic number 37) :: rubidium {n}
Rubik's cube {n} (cubical mechanical puzzle) :: Rubiks kubus {m}
ruble {n} (Russian monetary unit) :: roebel {m}
rub out {v} (delete or erase by rubbing) :: uitvagen, wegvagen, wegvegen
rubric {n} (category or classification) :: rubriek {f}
ruby {n} (type of gem) :: robijn {m} {n}
ruby {n} (colour) :: robijnrood
ruby {n} (5½-point type) SEE: agate ::
ruckus {n} (A noisy disturbance and/or commotion) :: beroering, commotie
ruckus {n} (A row, fight) :: oproer {n}, opstoot {m}, rel(letje)
ruction {n} (noisy quarrel or fight) :: vechtpartij {f}, oproer {n}, krakeel {n}, herrie {f}, tumult {n}
rudder {n} (underwater vane used to steer a vessel) :: roer {n}
rudder {n} (control surface of an aircraft) :: roer {n}
ruddy {adj} (reddish) :: rossig
ruddy {adj} (a mild intensifier) :: verrekt
rude {adj} (bad-mannered) :: grof, onbeschoft
rudeness {n} (Property of being rude) :: grofheid {f}, botheid {f}
rudiment {n} (biology: body part that has no function left) :: rudiment {n}
rudimentary {adj} (basic; minimal) :: rudimentair
Rudolph {prop} (male given name) :: Rudolf
rue {n} (any of various perennial shrubs) :: wijnruit
ruff {n} (circular frill or ruffle on a garment) :: lubbenkraag, molensteenkraag, pijpkraag, plooikraag
ruff {n} (the bird Philomachus pugnax (syn. Calidris pugnax)) :: kemphaan {m}
ruff {v} (play a trump card) SEE: trump ::
ruffian {n} (scoundrel, rascal) :: schelm {m}, schurk {m}
rufous-bellied kookaburra {n} (Dacelo gaudichaud) :: roodbuikkookaburra
rufous-winged antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus torquatus) :: roodvleugel-mierklauwier
rug {n} (wig) SEE: wig ::
rug {n} (partial floor covering) :: tapijt {n}
rugby {n} (a sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball) :: rugby {n}
rugby player {n} (one who plays rugby) :: rugbyspeler
rugged {adj} (broken into sharp points) :: ruig, ruw
rugged {adj} (not neat or regular) :: ruw
rugged {adj} (rough with bristles) :: ruig
rugged {adj} (violent, rude) :: grof
rugged {adj} (vigorous, robust) :: potig
ruggedness {n} (state of being rugged) :: stevigheid, potigheid
Ruhnu {prop} (island in the middle of the Gulf of Riga) :: Ruhnu
ruin {n} (remains of destroyed construction) :: ruïne {f}, bouwval {m}, puinhoop {m}
ruin {n} (the state of being a ruin, destroyed or decayed) :: verval {n}, puin {n}
ruin {v} (to cause the economical ruin of) :: ruïneren
ruin {v} (to ruin) SEE: wreck ::
Ruism {n} (Confucianism) SEE: Confucianism ::
rule {n} (regulation) :: regel {c}
rule {v} (to regulate, be in charge of, make decisions for, reign over) :: regeren
rule {n} (straight-edge) SEE: ruler ::
rule of thumb {n} (a general guideline rather than a strict rule) :: vuistregel {m}
rule out {v} (to make something impossible) :: uitsluiten
ruler {n} (measuring or drawing device) :: meetlat, liniaal
rulership {n} (where one rules over others) :: heerschappij
rumble {n} (low, heavy, continuous sound) :: rommeling {f} [thunder]
rumble {n} (street fight or brawl) :: straatgevecht {n}
rumen {n} (first stomach of ruminants) :: pens {m}
ruminant {n} (artiodactyl ungulate mammal which chews cud) :: herkauwer
ruminate {v} (to chew cud) :: herkauwen
rumor {n} (statement or claim from no known reliable source) :: gerucht {n}
rumor {n} (uncountable: information) :: geruchten {p}
rump {n} (the buttocks) :: achterwerk {n}
Rumpelstiltskin {prop} :: Repelsteeltje {n}
rumple {v} (to make wrinkled) :: verkreukelen
rump state {n} (state that is the remnant of a previous, larger one) :: rompstaat {m}
rumpus {n} (noise and confusion) :: geschil,geroep,verwarring
run {v} (to move quickly on two feet) :: rennen, lopen
run {v} (to be a candidate in an election) :: kandideren
run {n} (the act of running) :: loop {m}
run {n} (unravelled stitches) :: ladder {f}
run {v} (to smuggle illegal goods) SEE: smuggle ::
run aground {v} (to be immobilized by shallow water) :: stranden, vastlopen
run away {v} (to flee by running) :: vluchten, weglopen
runaway {n} (a person or organization that escapes limitations) :: wegloper, vluchteling
runaway {n} (an object or process that is out of control) :: losgeslagen, op hol geslagen
runaway {n} :: Vluchteling
run away with {v} (to overwhelm) SEE: overwhelm ::
run down {v} (to hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them) :: aanrijden
rune {n} (letter or character) :: rune {m} {f}
runestone {n} (stone with a runic inscription) :: runensteen {m}
rung {n} (ladder step) :: sport
run-in {n} (end-phase of a competition) :: finale {f}
Réunion {prop} (Overseas department of France) :: Réunion
runner {n} (somebody who runs, who moves at a fast pace) :: renner
runner-up {n} (the person who finishes second) :: 2de plaats
running {n} (the action of the verb to run) :: lopen {n}
running dog {n} (lackey) SEE: lackey ::
run-of-the-mill {adj} (ordinary) :: doordeweeks, alledaags
run out {v} (to use up) :: opraken
run over {v} (to drive over, causing injury or death) :: overrijden
runs {n} (diarrhea) :: racekak {m}
run-up {n} ((cricket) the approach run of a bowler before delivering the ball) :: aanloop {m}
run-up {n} (the approach run of a highjumper or other athlete in order to gather speed or momentum) :: aanloop {m}
run-up {n} ((UK) a period of time just before an important event) :: aanloop {m}
run-up {n} (an increase in the value or amount of something) :: toename {f}, stijging {f}
runway {n} (walkway extending from a stage) :: catwalk
runway {n} ((aviation) section of land for airplanes to land on or take off from) :: startbaan {m} {f}, landingsbaan {m} {f}
rupee {n} (monetary currency) :: roepie {m}
Rupelian {prop} (subdivision of the Oligocene epoch) :: Rupelien
Rus {prop} (medieval East Slavic state) :: Roes {f}
rusa deer {n} (Cervus timorensis) :: Javaans hert
rusalka {n} (female water spirit that leads handsome men to their deaths) :: roesalka {f}, rusalka {f}
ruse {n} (action intended to deceive, see also: trick) :: truc {m}, truuk {m}
ruse {n} (guile, trickery) :: afleidingsmanoeuvre {m} {n}, schijnbeweging {f}
rush {n} (plant) :: bies {f}
rush {v} (hurry) :: afraffelen
rush hour {n} (times of day when traffic jams are commonplace, principally due to commuting) :: spits, spitsuur
rusk {n} (light, soft bread, often toasted or crisped in an oven) :: beschuit {f}, scheepsbeschuit {f}
Russia {prop} (country in Asia and Europe) :: Rusland {n}
Russian {n} (a person from Russia) :: Rus {m}, Russin {f}
Russian {n} (the Russian language) :: Russisch {n}
Russian {adj} (of or pertaining to Russia) :: Russisch, Russische
Russian Blue {n} (cat breed) :: Blauwe Rus {m}
Russian doll {n} (wooden doll) :: Russische pop {f} {m}, matroesjka {f}, baboesjka {f}
Russian Empire {prop} (state) :: Keizerrijk Rusland
Russian Federation {prop} (Russia) :: Russische Federatie
Russian Orthodox Church {prop} (Russian Orthodox Church) :: Russisch-Orthodoxe Kerk {f}
Russian salad {n} (Olivier salad) SEE: Olivier salad ::
rust {n} (result of oxidation) :: roest {m}, oxydatie {f}
rust {n} (colour) :: roestbruin {n}
rust {v} (to oxidise) :: roesten, verroesten, oxideren
rustic {adj} (country-styled) :: landelijk
rustle {n} (soft crackling sound) :: geritsel
rustle {v} (to move (something) with a soft crackling sound) :: ritselen, ruisen
rustle up {v} (quickly prepare) :: in elkaar flansen
rustproof {adj} (resistant to rust, oxidation and corrosion) :: roestvrij
rusty {adj} (affected by rust) :: roestig, verroest
rusty-spotted cat {n} (Prionailurus rubiginosus) :: roestkat
rut {n} (sexual desire or oestrus) :: bronst {m} {f}
rutabaga {n} (edible root) :: koolraap {f}
Ruth {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Ruth
Ruth {prop} (female given name) :: Ruth {f}
ruthenium {n} (chemical element) :: ruthenium {n}
rutherfordium {n} (chemical element) :: rutherfordium {n}
ruthless {adj} (without pity or compassion) :: onbarmhartig, meedogenloos
rutile {n} (the most frequent of the three polymorphs of titanium dioxide) :: rutiel
rutter {n} (a pilot book) :: logboek or scheepsjournaal
Ruy Lopez {n} (a common chess opening) :: Spaans {n}, Spaanse opening {f}
Rwanda {prop} (country) :: Rwanda
rye {n} (the grass Secale cereale or its grains as food) :: rogge {m}
rye {n} (rye bread) SEE: rye bread ::
rye bread {n} (type of bread) :: roggebrood {n}
Rzeczpospolita {prop} (Poland) SEE: Poland ::
Rzeczpospolita {prop} (Republic of Poland) SEE: Republic of Poland ::