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Saami {prop} (Saami language)  :: Sami
Saarland {prop} (state)  :: Saarland
Sabbath {prop} (Biblical seventh day)  :: sabbat {m}
Sabbath {prop} (witches' Sabbath)  :: heksensabbat {m}
sabbatical {n} (extended period of leave)  :: sabbatjaar {n}, sabbatsjaar {n}
sabbatical year {n} (leave with full or half pay)  :: sabbatical
saber {n} (sabre) SEE: sabre  ::
saber-toothed tiger {n} (sabre-toothed tiger) SEE: sabre-toothed tiger  ::
Sabine {n} (member of a tribe)  :: Sabijn {m}
sable {adj} (of black colour on a coat of arms)  :: zwart {m}, sabel
sable {n} (heraldic colour)  :: sabel, zwart
sabot {n} (a carrier around projectile(s) in firearms, cannons and artillery which holds the projectile in precision within the barrel)  :: manchet
sabot {n} (a wooden shoe worn in various European countries)  :: klomp {m}
sabotage {n} (act with intent to injure)  :: sabotage
sabotage {n} (deliberate action of subversion, obstruction, disruption, destruction)  :: sabotage
sabotage {v} (deliberate destruction to prevent success)  :: saboteren
saboteur {n} (a person who intentionally causes the destruction of property)  :: saboteur {m}
sabre {n} (light sword, sharp along the front edge, part of the back edge, and at the point)  :: sabel
sabre {n} (modern fencing sword modeled after the sabre)  :: sabel
saccade {n} (rapid jerky movement of the eye)  :: saccade {f}
sac fungus {n} (fungus of the phylum Ascomycota) SEE: ascomycete  ::
sack {n} (bag for commodities or items)  :: zak {m}
sack {v} (to plunder)  :: plunderen
sacrament {n} (sacred act or ceremony)  :: sacrament {n}
sacred {adj} (made holy)  :: heilig, zalig, gezegend
sacred baboon {n} (Papio hamadryas) SEE: hamadryas  ::
sacredize {v} (to make sacred) SEE: sacralize  ::
sacred way {n} (spirit way) SEE: spirit way  ::
sacrifice {n} (something sacrificed)  :: offer, opoffering {f}
sacrifice {v} (to give away something valuable in order to gain something else of value)  :: offeren
sacrifice {v} (to offer as a gift to a deity)  :: offeren
sacrilege {n} (desecration, profanation, misuse or violation of something sacred)  :: heiligschennis
sacrum {n} (bone at the base of the spine)  :: heiligbeen {n}
sad {adj} (dialect: soggy) SEE: soggy  ::
sad {adj}  :: droevig, bedroefd, treurig, triest, verdrietig
sad {adj} (feeling sorrow)  :: triest
Saïda {prop} (port city in Lebanon) SEE: Sidon  ::
saddle {n} (cut of meat)  :: zadelstuk {n}
saddle {n} (harness saddle on an animal)  :: zadelen, opzadelen
saddle {n} (ridge between two hills)  :: zadel {n}
saddle {n} (seat on a bicycle etc)  :: zadel {m} {n}
saddle {n} (seat on an animal)  :: zadel {m} {n}
saddle {v} (to burden)  :: opzadelen, opschepen
saddle {v} (to put a saddle on)  :: zadelen
saddlebag {n} (covered pouch)  :: zadeltas {f}
saddle bow {n} (front part of saddle)  :: zadelboog {m}
saddlecloth {n}  :: sjabrak
saddlemaker {n} (saddler) SEE: saddler  ::
saddle pain {n} (painful bottom)  :: zadelpijn
saddler {n} (skilled trade)  :: zadelmaker {m}
saddle up {v}  :: opzadelen
sadism {n} (deliberate cruelty)  :: sadisme {n}
sadism {n} (enjoyment by acting cruel to others)  :: sadisme {n}
sadism {n} (enjoyment of inflicting pain)  :: sadisme {n}
sadism {n} (sexual gratification)  :: sadisme {n}
sadism {n} (watching pain inflicted)  :: sadisme {n}
sadist {n} (one who derives pleasure through cruelty or pain to others)  :: sadist {m}
sadistic {adj} (of a person)  :: sadistisch
sadistic {adj} (of behaviour)  :: sadistisch
sadly {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately  ::
sadness {n} (state/emotion)  :: verdriet {n}
sadomasochism {n} (practices of sadism and masochism collectively)  :: sadomasochisme {n}
sadomasochism {n} (sadism and masochism in one person)  :: sadomasochisme {n}
sadomasochism {n} (sadomasochism for sexual gratification)  :: sadomasochisme {n}
sadomasochist {n} (person who enjoys both inflicting and receiving pain)  :: sadomasochist {m}
sadomasochistic {adj} (relating to sadomasochism or sadomasochists)  :: sadomasochistisch
sad to say {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately  ::
safari {n} (a trip into any undeveloped area)  :: safari
safe {adj} (free from risk)  :: veilig, ongevaarlijk
safe {adj} (not in danger)  :: veilig
safe {adj} (properly secured)  :: veilig, zekergesteld, veiliggesteld
safe {adj} (providing protection from danger)  :: veilig
safe {n} (box in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping)  :: kluis {f}, safe {f}
safe and sound {adj} (having come to no harm)  :: veilig en wel
safely {adv} (in a safe manner)  :: veilig
safety {n} (condition or feeling of being safe)  :: zekerheid {f}, veiligheid {f}
safety {n} (mechanism to prevent accidental firing)  :: veiligheidspal
safety belt {n} (a belt hat attaches a person to an immovable object for safety)  :: veiligheidsgordel {m}, veiligheidsriem {m}
saffron {n} (dye)  :: saffraan
saffron {n} (spice)  :: saffraan
sag {n} (difference in elevation)  :: hoogteverschil {n}
sag {n} (state of sinking)  :: (het) zakken
sag {v} (cause to bend)  :: doen zakken, plooien
sag {v} (loiter in walking)  :: slenteren, rondhangen, treuzelen
sag {v} (lose firmness)  :: verslappen, nalaten, doorhangen
sag {v} (sink)  :: doorzakken, doorhangen, scheefzakken
sagacity {n} (quality of being sage)  :: wijsheid {f}, wijsdom {n}, sagaciteit {f}
sage {adj} (wise)  :: wijs, wijze
sage {n} (plant)  :: salie {m}
sage {n} (wise person)  :: wijze {m}
sage grouse {n} (Centrocercus urophasianus)  :: waaierhoen
Sagittarius {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Boogschutter {m}
Sagittarius {prop} (constellation)  :: Boogschutter {m}
sago {n} (any of the palms from which sago is extracted)  :: sago {m}
sago {n} (a powdered starch obtained from certain palms used as a food thickener)  :: sago {m}
said {adj} (mentioned earlier)  :: in kwestie, desbetreffend, desbetreffende
said {determiner} (mentioned earlier)  :: in kwestie, desbetreffend, desbetreffende
said and done {adj} (agreed to and accomplished or finished)  :: zo gezegd, zo gedaan
saiga {n} (antelope)  :: saïga
Saigon {prop} (Ho Chi Minh City) SEE: Ho Chi Minh City  ::
sail {n} (a piece of fabric attached to a boat)  :: zeil {n}
sail {n} (a trip in a boat)  :: zeiltocht {f}
sail {n} (sailfish) SEE: sailfish  ::
sail {v} (to move briskly and gracefully through the air)  :: zeilen
sail {v} (to ride in a boat, especially sailboat)  :: zeilen
sailboat {n} (a boat propelled by sails)  :: zeilboot {m}
sailfish {n} (fish)  :: zeilvis
sailing {n} (motion across water)  :: zeilen {n}
sailing ship {n} (type of ship)  :: zeilschip {n}
sailor {n} (worker on a ship)  :: matroos {m}
sailor suit {n} (uniform traditionally worn by enlisted seamen, later a popular clothing style for children)  :: matrozenpak {n}
sailplane {n} (sailplane) SEE: glider  ::
saint {n} ((figuratively) a person with positive qualities)  :: heilige {m} {f}
saint {n} (person proclaimed as saint)  :: heilige {m} {f}
saint {v} (formally recognize as a saint)  :: heiligverklaren
Saint {n} (title given to a saint)  :: Sint
Saintes {prop} (arrondissemente)  :: Saintes {n}
Saintes {prop} (city in Charente-Maritime)  :: Saintes {n}
Saintes {prop} (diocese)  :: Saintes {n}
Saint Helena {prop} (island, United Kingdom overseas territory in the Atlantic Ocean)  :: Sint-Helena
Saint Kitts and Nevis {prop} (A country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint Kitts en Nevis
Saint Lucia {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint Lucia
Saint Nicholas {prop} (4th century Greek bishop)  :: Sint-Nicolaas {m}
Saint Nicholas {prop} (patron saint of children)  :: Sint-Nicolaas {m}
Saint Nicholas {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
saintpaulia {n} (African violet) SEE: African violet  ::
Saint Petersburg {prop} (city)  :: Sint-Petersburg
Saint Pierre and Miquelon {prop} (overseas territory of France)  :: Saint-Pierre en Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint Vincent en de Grenadines
sake {n}  :: belang {n}, wil {m}
sake {n} (Japanese rice wine)  :: sake {m}
sake {n} (purpose or end; reason)  :: -halve, wille
Sakmarian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period)  :: Sakmarien
sakura {n} (cherry blossom) SEE: cherry blossom  ::
sakura {n} (cherry) SEE: cherry  ::
sakura {n} (cherry tree) SEE: cherry tree  ::
salad {n} (a food made primarily of a mixture of raw ingredients, typically vegetables)  :: salade
salamander {n} (amphibian)  :: salamander {m}
sal ammoniac {n} (rare mineral)  :: salmiak {m}, salmoniak {m}
salary {n} (fixed amount of money paid on monthly or annual basis)  :: salaris {n}, loon {n}
sale {n} (act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder)  :: veiling {f}, veilingverkoop {m}, verkoop {m}
sale {n} (exchange of goods or services for currency or credit)  :: verkoop
sale {n} (sale of goods at reduced prices)  :: uitverkoop {m}, solden {m}
saleable {adj} (suitable for sale)  :: verkoopbaar
salesman {n} (man whose job it is to sell things)  :: verkoper {m}
salesperson {n} (salesman or saleswoman)  :: verkoper {m}
salience {n} (condition of being salient)  :: opmerkelijke, karakteristieke,
salience {n} (highlight; perceptual prominence, or likelihood of being noticed)  :: blikvanger {m}, hoogtepunt {n}
salience {n} (relative importance based on context)  :: gewicht {n}
salient {adj} (Worthy of note)  :: betekenisvol
salient {n} (part of a fortification)  :: vestingswerk, vooruitstekend deel
salineness {n} (salineness) SEE: salinity  ::
saliva {n} (liquid secreted into the mouth)  :: speeksel {n}
salivary gland {n} (Any of exocrine glands producing saliva to break down carbohydrates in food enzymatically)  :: speekselklier {m} {f}
sally {n} (an excursion or side trip)  :: uitstap
sally {n} (a sortie)  :: uitval
sally {n} (a sudden rushing forth)  :: uitval
sally {n} (a willow rod)  :: wilgenroede
sally {n} (a witty statement or quip)  :: uitval
sally {n} (willow) SEE: willow  ::
sally {v} (to make a sudden attack from defended position)  :: een uitval doen
salmon {adj} (colour)  :: zalmkleurig, zalmkleurige
salmon {n} (colour)  :: zalmkleur {f}
salmon {n} (fish)  :: zalm {m}
salmon trout {n} (rainbow trout) SEE: rainbow trout  ::
saloon {n} (sedan) SEE: sedan  ::
salpinx {n} (Fallopian tube) SEE: Fallopian tube  ::
salsalike {adj} (Resembling or characteristic of salsa (the spicy tomato sauce))  :: salsa-achtig
salt {adj} (saline)  :: zout {n}, zout- {n}
salt {adj} (salty)  :: zout, zoutig, gezouten
salt {n} (additional bytes inserted into an encryption)  :: salt
salt {n} (compound of an acid and a base)  :: zout {n}
salt {n} (sailor)  :: zeerot {m}, rot {m}
salt {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh  ::
salt {n} (sodium chloride)  :: zout {n}, keukenzout {n}
salt {v} (to add salt to)  :: zouten
salt {v} (to include colorful language)  :: kleuren
salt cod {n} (Cod that has been dried and salted)  :: klipvis {m}
salted {adj} (to which salt has been added)  :: gezouten
salting {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh  ::
saltire {n} (Saint Andrew's cross) SEE: Saint Andrew's cross  ::
saltpetre {n} (sodium nitrate)  :: salpeter
salt water {n} (brine) SEE: brine  ::
salty {adj} (containing salt)  :: zout
salty {adj} (tasting of salt)  :: zout
salty dog {n} (seadog) SEE: seadog  ::
salubrious {adj} (promoting health)  :: heilzaam
salutiferous {adj} (healthy or health-giving)  :: heilzaam
Salvadorian {adj} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran  ::
Salvadorian {n} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran  ::
salvation {n} (the process of being saved (religion))  :: verlossing {f}
Salvation Army {prop} (protestant Christian charitable and evangelical organization)  :: Leger des Heils {n}
salve {n} (ointment, cream or balm)  :: zalf
salvo {n} (An exception)  :: salvo
salvo {n} (any volley, as in an argument or debate)  :: schot voor de boeg {n}
salvo {n} (concentrated fire from pieces of artillery)  :: salvo {n}
salvo {n} (salute paid by a simultaneous firing of a number of cannons)  :: eresalvo {n}, saluutschoten {p}
samarium {n} (chemical element)  :: samarium {n}
same {adj} (not different as regards self; identical)  :: dezelfde, hetzelfde
same {adj} (similar, alike)  :: dezelfde, hetzelfde
same {pron} (something similar, something of the identical type)  :: hetzelfde
same {pron} (the identical thing)  :: hetzelfde
same old story {n} (the repetition of an annoying occurrence)  :: weeral 't zelfde liedje {n}
same-sex marriage {n} (gay marriage) SEE: gay marriage  ::
same to you {phrase} (I wish to you what you have just wished to me)  :: van hetzelfde, insgelijks
Sami {prop} (аny of the languages of the Sami)  :: Sami
samisen {n} (shamisen) SEE: shamisen  ::
samlaw {n} (pedicab) SEE: pedicab  ::
Samoa {prop} (Independent State of Samoa)  :: Samoa
Samoan {adj} (of or pertaining to Samoa)  :: Samoaans
Samoan {n} (person)  :: Samoaan
Samoan {prop} (Samoan language)  :: Samoaans {n}
samogon {n} (moonshine) SEE: moonshine  ::
Samos {prop} (an island belonging to the Sporades and a city)  :: Samos
Samos {prop} (a prefecture in the eastern part of the Aegean)  :: Samos
Samosata {prop} (city in Commagene)  :: Samosata
samovar {n} (metal urn with a spigot, for boiling water for making tea)  :: samowar
sampan {n} (Chinese boat)  :: sampan
sample {n} (part taken for inspection)  :: monster {n}
Samson {prop} (Israelite judge)  :: Samson (Catholic), Simson (Protestant)
Samuel {prop} (biblical person)  :: Samuel
Samuel {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Samuel
Samuel {prop} (male given name)  :: Samuel
samurai {n} (feudal Japanese warrior)  :: samoerai {m}
Sanaa {prop} (capital of Yemen)  :: Sanaa
séance {n} (a ceremony where people try to communicate with the spirits)  :: seance {m} {f}
sanctify {v} (to endorse)  :: ruggensteunen
sanctify {v} (to make acceptable or useful)  :: verschonen
sanctify {v} (to make holy)  :: heilig verklaren, heiligen, verheiligen, wijden, inwijden, consacreren, sancreren, sacraliseren, sanctificeren, sanctifiëren
sanctify {v} (to purify)  :: zuiveren, louteren
sanctimonious {adj} (making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically)  :: schijnheilig,hooghartig
sanction {v} (To penalize a state, especially for violating international law)  :: sanctie {f}
sanctuary {n} (consecrated area)  :: heiligdom {n}
sanctum sanctorum {n} (Holy of Holies)  :: Heilige der Heiligen
sand {adj} (colour)  :: zandkleurig, zandkleurige
sand {n} (beach)  :: zandstrand {n}
sand {n} (courage)  :: lef {m} {n}
sand {n} (finely ground rock)  :: zand {n}, zavel {m}
sand {v} (to abrade with sand or sandpaper)  :: schuren
sand {v} (to cover with sand)  :: met zand bedekken
sandal {n} (sandalwood) SEE: sandalwood  ::
sandal {n} (type of footwear)  :: sandaal {f}
sandalwood {n}  :: sandelhout
sandbank {n} (ridge of sand)  :: zandbank
sandbar {n} (ridge of sand)  :: zandbank
sandbox {n} (box with sand for children)  :: zandbak {m}
sandbox {n} (wiki sandbox)  :: zandbak {m}
sandbox {n}  :: zandbak {m}
sandcastle {n} (a sculpture made of sand and resembling a miniature castle)  :: zandkasteel {n}
sand cat {n} (small wild cat)  :: woestijnkat, zandkat
sander {n} (machine for sanding)  :: schuurmachine {f}, slijpmachine {f}
sander {n} (person who sands wood)  :: schuurder {m}
sandhill crane {n} (a species of crane)  :: Canadese kraanvogel {m}
sandman {n} (figure who brings good sleep and dreams)  :: Klaas Vaak
sandpaper {n} (paper coated with abrasive material)  :: schuurpapier {n}
sandpit {n} (children's play area)  :: zandbak
sandstone {n} (sand/clay sedimentary rock)  :: zandsteen
sandwich {n} (open sandwich) SEE: open sandwich  ::
sandwich {n} (snack consisting of two slices of bread)  :: boterham {m}, sandwich {m}
sandy {adj} (covered with sand)  :: zanderig
sandy {adj} (sand-coloured)  :: zandkleurig
sanguine {adj} (having the colour of blood; red)  :: bloedrood, rood
sanitary towel {n} (pad of cotton) SEE: sanitary napkin  ::
sanitation {n}  :: afvalverwerking {f}, rioolwaterzuivering {f}
San José {prop} (A city in California, USA) SEE: San Jose  ::
San Marino {prop} (capital city)  :: San Marino
San Marino {prop} (Republic of San Marino)  :: San Marino
sans {prep} (without)  :: zonder
Sanskrit {prop} (language)  :: Sanskriet
sans serif {adj} (without serifs)  :: schreefloos
Santa {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
Santa Claus {prop} (A modern mythological figure)  :: Kerstman {m} (Christmas), Sinterklaas {m} (5-6 December), Sint-Nicolaas {m} (5-6 December)
Santiago {prop} (city in Chile)  :: Santiago
Santiago de Chile {prop} (Santiago) SEE: Santiago  ::
Santonian {prop} (subdivision of the Late Cretaceous epoch)  :: Santonien
sap {n} (juice of plant)  :: sap {n}
sap {n} (leather-covered hand weapon)  :: ploertendoder {m}
sap {n} (sapwood of a tree)  :: spint {n}, spinthout {n}
sap {n} (slang: saphead)  :: slappeling {m}, imbeciel {m}, idioot {m}, simpele {m}
sap {v} (gradually weaken)  :: ondermijnen, knagen aan, aantasten
sap {v} (make unstable; weaken)  :: ondermijnen, verzwakken, aantasten
sap {v} (proceed by mining)  :: ondermijnen, ondergraven
sap {v} (strike with a sap)  :: knuppelen
sap {v} (undermine)  :: ondermijnen, aantasten, ondergraven
saphead {n} (a simpleton, a stupid person)  :: idioot, domkop
sapling {n} (young tree)  :: jong boompje
sapling {n} (youth)  :: jongeling
sapper {n} (combat engineer)  :: sappeur
Sapphic {adj} (sapphic) SEE: sapphic  ::
sapphire {adj} (colour)  :: saffierblauw, saffierblauwe
sapphire {n} (colour)  :: saffierblauw {n}
sapphire {n} (gem)  :: saffier {m}
Sappho {prop} (Greek female name)  :: Sappho
sappy {adj} (excessively sweet, emotional, nostalgic; cheesy; mushy)  :: melig, sentimenteel, stroperig
sappy {adj} (having sap or having to do with sap)  :: sappig, sap-
Sara {prop} (female given name) SEE: Sarah  ::
Sarah {prop} ( given name from Hebrew)  :: Sara, Sarah
Sarah {prop} (Wife of Abraham)  :: Sara
sarcasm {n} (derision, facetiousness)  :: sarcasme {n}
sarcastic {adj} (Containing sarcasm)  :: sarcastisch
sarcastic {adj} (Having the personality trait of expressing sarcasm)  :: sarcastisch
sarcopenia {n} (gradual age-related loss of skeletal muscle)  :: spierverlies {n}, sarcopenia {f}, sarcopenie {f}
sarcophagus {n} (coffin)  :: sarcofaag {m}
sardine {n} (fish)  :: sardien {c}
Sardinia {prop} (island of Italy)  :: Sardinië {n}
sartorial {adj} (anatomy: of sartorius)  :: betreffende de kleermakerspier
sartorial {adj} (of or relating to quality of dress)  :: vestimentaire
sartorial {adj} (of or relating to tailoring or clothing)  :: kleermakers-
sash {n} (decorative length of cloth)  :: sjerp
Saskatchewan {prop} (Province in western Canada)  :: Saskatchewan
sass {n} (backtalk,sarcasm,cheek)  :: gedoe {n}, tegenspreken, zever
sass {v} (talk back)  :: tegenspreken, opspelen
sassy {adj} (impudent)  :: onbeschaamd
sassy {adj} (lively)  :: levendig
Satan {prop} (the Devil)  :: Satan
satanical {adj} (satanic) SEE: satanic  ::
Satanism {n} (a religion founded by Anton Szandor LaVey)  :: satanisme {n}
Satanism {n} (devil worship)  :: satanisme {n}
satay {n} (dish)  :: saté {m}
satchel {n} (bag or case with one or two shoulder straps)  :: ransel {m}, rugzak {m}, rugtas {f}
sated {adj} (in a state of complete satisfaction)  :: voldaan
satellite {n} (man-made apparatus designed to be placed in orbit around a celestial body)  :: satelliet {m}, kunstmaan {f} {m}
Saterland Frisian {prop} (language)  :: Saterfries {n}
satiate {v} (satisfy)  :: verzadigen
satiric {adj} (satirical) SEE: satirical  ::
satirical {adj} (of or pertaining to satire)  :: satirisch
satirist {n} (a person who writes satire)  :: hekeldichter {m}, hekeldichteres {f}
satisfaction {n} (fulfillment of a need or desire)  :: voldoening {f}, bevrediging {f}
satisfaction {n}  :: voldoening {f}
satisfactory {adj} (adequate or sufficient)  :: bevredigend
satisfied {adj} (in a state of satisfaction)  :: voldaan, tevreden
satisfy {v} (to meet needs, to fulfill)  :: voldoen, voldoende zijn, bevredigen
saturated {adj} (full; unable to hold or contain any more)  :: verzadigd
Saturday {adv} (on Saturday)  :: op zaterdag
Saturday {n} (day of the week)  :: zaterdag {m}
Saturn {prop} (god)  :: Saturnus {m}
Saturn {prop} (planet)  :: Saturnus {m}
saturnism {n} (lead poisoning) SEE: plumbism  ::
sauce {n} (cheek)  :: onbeleefde opmerkingen
sauce {n} (liquid condiment)  :: saus
sauce {v} (apply sauce)  :: saus opdoen
sauce {v} (give cheek)  :: onbeleefd zijn
Saudi Arabia {prop} (country in the Middle East)  :: Saudi-Arabië, Saoedi-Arabië
sauerkraut {n} (a dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage)  :: zuurkool {f}
Saul {prop} (first king of Israel)  :: Saul
Saul {prop} (male given name)  :: Saul
Saul {prop} (original name of Paul)  :: Saulus, Saul
sauna {v} (to use a sauna)  :: sauna {m}
saunter {n} (a leisurely walk or stroll)  :: slenteren
saunter {v} (stroll or walk at a leisurely pace)  :: slenteren
sausage {n} (for slicing)  :: worst {m}
sausage {n} (small, uncooked)  :: worst {m}
savage {adj} (Barbaric, not civilized)  :: barbaars, onbeschaafd, [slang] onbeschoft
savage {adj} (Wild, not cultivated)  :: wild, barbaars
savanna {n} (tropical grassland with scattered trees)  :: savanne {f}
savannah {n} (savanna) SEE: savanna  ::
savannah monitor {n} (Varanus exanthematicus)  :: Afrikaanse steppevaraan, steppevaraan
save {v} (accumulate money)  :: sparen
save {v} (store for future use)  :: sparen
save {v} (to help someone to survive)  :: redden
save {v} (to write a file to a disk)  :: opslaan, bewaren
savin {n} (Juniperus sabina)  :: zavelboom {m}, zevenboom {m}
savings {n} (that which has been saved)  :: spaargeld
savings account {n} (a type of bank account that yields a better interest than a current account)  :: spaarrekening {m} {f}
savior {n} (a person who rescues another from harm)  :: redder {m}
savour {v} (savour) SEE: savor  ::
Savoy {n} (Savoy cabbage) SEE: Savoy cabbage  ::
Savoy {prop} (a historical region of western Europe)  :: Savooien
Savoy cabbage {n} (a hardy cabbage with dense, crinkled leaves)  :: Savooienkool {m}
saw {n} (musical saw) SEE: musical saw  ::
saw {n} (sawtooth wave) SEE: sawtooth  ::
saw {n} (saying or proverb)  :: gezegde, spreuk, spreekwoord
saw {n} (tool)  :: zaag {f}
saw {v} (cut with a saw)  :: zagen
sawdust {n} (dust created by sawing)  :: zaagsel {n}
sawmill {n} (machine, building or company)  :: houtzagerij
sawtooth {n} (sawtooth wave) SEE: sawtooth wave  ::
sawtooth wave {n} (function or waveform that ramps upwards and then sharply drops)  :: zaagtandgolf {f}, zaagtand {m}
saxifrage {n} (plant)  :: steenbreek
Saxony {prop} (state)  :: Saksen
Saxony-Anhalt {prop} (state)  :: Saksen-Anhalt
saxophone {n} (a musical instrument of the woodwind family)  :: saxofoon
saxophonist {n} (person who plays or practices with the saxophone)  :: saxofoonspeler {m}, saxofoonspeelster {f}
say {v} (imperative: let's say)  :: laten wij zeggen
say {v} (to communicate verbally or in writing)  :: zeggen, opgeven
say {v} (to indicate in a written form)  :: staan, opgeven
say {v} (to pronounce)  :: zeggen, luiden, opzeggen
say {v} (to recite)  :: opzeggen
say {v}  :: zeggen
say goodbye {v} (wish someone farewell upon their leaving)  :: zeg gedag
saying {n} (proverb or maxim)  :: gezegde {n}, spreekwoord {n}
scab {n} (incrustation over a wound)  :: korst
scab {n} (mange) SEE: mange  ::
scab {n} (scabies) SEE: scabies  ::
scab {n} (strikebreaker) SEE: strikebreaker  ::
scabbard {n} (the sheath of a sword)  :: schede {f}
scabies {n} (an infestation of parasitic mites, Sarcoptes scabiei)  :: schurft
scads {n} (large number or quantity)  :: zeer veel, in grote getale
scaffold {n} (platform for executions)  :: schavot {n}
scaffold {n} (structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building)  :: stelling {f}
scaffold {v} (set up scaffolding)  :: een stelling bouwen
scaffolding {n} (system of tubes or poles used to support people and material)  :: steiger {c}
scale {n} (assigning a magnitude)  :: schaal {f}
scale {n} (device)  :: weegschaal {f}
scale {n} (dish of a balance)  :: weegschaal {f}
scale {n} (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals)  :: schub {c}
scale {n} (limescale) SEE: limescale  ::
scale {n} (ordered numerical sequence)  :: schaal {f}
scale {n} (ratio of distances)  :: schaal {f}
scale {n} (series of notes)  :: toonladder {f}
scale {n} (size or scope)  :: schaal {f}
scale insect {n} (small parasitic insect of superfamily Coccoidea)  :: schildluis {m}
scalene {adj} (sides of different lengths)  :: ongelijkzijdig
scalene triangle {n} (triangle having each of its three sides of different lengths)  :: ongelijkzijdige driehoek
scales {n} (device for weighing goods for sale)  :: weegschaal {f}
scallion {n} (Allium fistulosum)  :: stengelui {m}
scallop {n}  :: Pectinidae
scalp {n} (bed of shellfish) SEE: scaup  ::
scalp {n} (part of head where the hair grows)  :: kruin {c}
scalpel {n} (small straight knife)  :: scalpel {n}, scalpeermes {n}
scalper {n} (one who sells tickets unofficially)  :: iemand die toegangskaarten meestal duur doorverkoopt
scaly anteater {n} (pangolin) SEE: pangolin  ::
scam {n} (fraudulent deal)  :: oplichting {f}, deceptie, bedrog, misleiding
scam {v} (to defraud or embezzle)  :: oplichten
scan {v} (create a digital copy of an image using a scanner)  :: scannen
scan {v} (form a poetic metre)  :: scanderen
scan {v} (look about for)  :: afspeuren
scandal {n} (damage to one's reputation)  :: schande, oneer
scandal {n} (defamatory talk)  :: geroddel {n}, kwaadsprekerij, laster
scandal {n} (incident that brings disgrace)  :: schandaal {n}, incident {n}
scandal {n} (widespread moral outrage)  :: schandaal {n}
scandalous {adj}  :: scandaleus
scandalous {adj} (wrong, immoral, causing a scandal)  :: schandalig
Scandinavia {prop} (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden)  :: Scandinavië
Scandinavia {prop} (Scandinavian Peninsula) SEE: Scandinavian Peninsula  ::
Scandinavian {adj} (of Scandinavia)  :: scandinavisch
Scandinavian {adj} (of the North Germanic family of languages)  :: Scandinavisch
Scandinavian {n} (someone from Scandinavia)  :: Scandinaaf
Scandinavian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in Northern Europe, see also: Scandinavia)  :: Scandinavië {n}
scandium {n} (chemical element)  :: scandium {n}
Scania {prop} (region of Sweden occupying the southernmost tip of the Scandinavian peninsula)  :: Skåne
scanner {n} (device which scans documents)  :: scanner
scanner {n}  :: scanner {m}
scant {adj} (very little)  :: gering, karig
scanty {adj}  :: karig, schaars, schraal, schriel
scapegoat {n} (a goat imbued with the sins of the people)  :: zondebok {m}
scapegoat {n} (someone punished for someone else's error(s))  :: zondebok {m}
scaphoid {adj} (boat-shaped)  :: bootvormig
scaphoid {n} (scaphoid bone) SEE: scaphoid bone  ::
scaphoid bone {n} (carpal bone of the wrist)  :: naviculair been
scapula {n} (large flat bone) SEE: shoulder blade  ::
scar {n} (a permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound)  :: litteken {n}
scarce {adj}  :: schaars
scarcely {adv} (almost not)  :: amper, nauwelijks
scarcity {n}  :: schaarste {f}
scare {v} (to frighten)  :: schrikken
scarecrow {n} (an effigy made to scare the birds away)  :: vogelverschrikker {m}, [dialectal] vogelschrik {m}
scared {adj} (afraid, frightened)  :: bang
scared shitless {adj} (terrified) SEE: scared stiff  ::
scarf {n} (headscarf) SEE: headscarf  ::
scarf {n} (long garment worn around the neck)  :: das {m}
scarf {v} (eat very quickly)  :: schrokken
scarify {v} (to remove thatch)  :: verticuteren
scarlatina {n} (scarlet fever) SEE: scarlet fever  ::
scarlet {adj} (colour)  :: scharlaken {n}, scharlakenrood {n}, vuurrood {n}
scarlet {n} (colour)  :: scharlaken {n}, scharlakenrood {n}, vuurrood {n}
scary {adj} (causing, or able to cause, fright)  :: eng
scathe {v} (injure)  :: schaden
scatological {adj}  :: scatologisch
scatter {v} (physics: to deflect)  :: verstrooien
scatter {v} (to cause to separate)  :: verstrooien, verspreiden
scatter {v} (to disperse)  :: uiteenspatten, uiteengaan
scatter {v} (to distribute loosely)  :: verstrooien, verspreiden
scatterbrain {n} (flighty, disorganized or forgetful person.)  :: warhoofd
scatterbrained {adj} (absent-minded) SEE: absent-minded  ::
scattering {n} (physical process)  :: verspreiding,verstrooiing
scaup {n} (diving-duck)  :: topper
scavenge {v} (to collect and remove refuse)  :: vuil ophalen
scavenge {v} (to remove unwanted material)  :: reinigen
scavenger {n} (animal feeding on decaying matter)  :: aaseter {m}
scenario {n}  :: draaiboek {n}
scenario {n} (outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work)  :: scenario
scenario {n} (outline or model of an expected or supposed sequence of events)  :: scenario
scenario {n} (screenplay or an outline or treatment thereof)  :: scenario
scene {n} (landscape, scenery) SEE: scenery  ::
scene {n} ((theater) the stage) SEE: stage  ::
scene {n} (the location of an event that attracts attention)  :: scène
scenery {n} (stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene)  :: decor {n}, coulissen {p}, toneel {n}
scenery {n} (view, natural features, landscape)  :: landschap {n}, natuurschoon {n}
scent {n} (distinctive odour or smell)  :: geur {m}, reuk {f}
scent {n} (figuratively: any traces that can be followed)  :: spoor {n}
scent {n} (odour left by animal)  :: geur {m}
scent {n} (perfume)  :: parfum {n}, geur {m}
scent {n} (sense of smell)  :: reukvermogen {n}
scent {v} (to detect the scent of)  :: ruiken
sceptic {n} (skeptic) SEE: skeptic  ::
schadenfreude {n} (malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune)  :: leedvermaak {n}, schadevreugde {f}
Schaerbeek {prop} (city in Belgium)  :: Schaarbeek {n}, Schaerbeek {n} [obsolete]
schedule {n} (time-based plan of events)  :: programma {n}
Scheldt {prop} (river)  :: Schelde {f}
scheme {n} (a systematic plan of future action)  :: plan
scheme {n} (mathematics)  :: wiskunde
scheme {n}  :: schema {n}, programma {n}
schemer {n} (he who plots secret, devious plans)  :: samenzweerder {m}
schism {n} (split, division, separation, discord)  :: schisma {f}
schist {n} (crystalline foliated rock)  :: schist {m} {f}
schistous {adj} (schistose) SEE: schistose  ::
schizoaffective {adj} (combining symptoms of schizophrenia with those of bipolar disorder)  :: schizoaffectief
schizophrenia {n} (illness)  :: schizofrenie
Schlemm's canal {n} (channel in the eye)  :: kanaal van Schlemm {n}
Schleswig-Holstein {prop} (state)  :: Sleeswijk-Holstein
schlimazel {n} (a chronically unlucky person)  :: pechvogel, schlemiel
schmo {n} (schmuck) SEE: schmuck  ::
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle  ::
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle  ::
scholarship {n} (study allowance)  :: studiebeurs {f} or {m}
scholar's mate {n} (checkmate which occurs after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Qh5 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Qxf7#)  :: herdersmat
school {n} (a department/institute at a college or university)  :: school {f}
school {n} (a group of fish)  :: school {f}
school {n} (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning)  :: school {f}
school {n} (a particular doctrine)  :: school {f}
school {n} (college or university)  :: school {f}, universiteit {f}
school {v} (educate, teach, or train)  :: scholen
schoolboy {n} (young male student)  :: leerling
school bus {n} (transport for schoolchildren)  :: schoolbus {m}
schoolgoer {n} (one who attends school)  :: schoolganger {m}
schoolie {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher  ::
school shark {n} (Galeorhinus galeus)  :: ruwe haai
school sores {n} (impetigo) SEE: impetigo  ::
schoolteacher {n} (teacher) SEE: teacher  ::
school tie {n} (necktie designated as part of a school uniform)  :: schooldas
school uniform {n} (uniform items to be worn by students in a school)  :: schooluniform {n}
schooner {n} (sailing ship)  :: schoener
Schrödinger's cat {prop} (thought experiment)  :: Schrödingers kat
schwa {n} (schwa)  :: sjwa, doffe e
science {n} (collective discipline of learning acquired through the scientific method)  :: wetenschap {f}
science {n} (fact of knowing something)  :: weten {n}, wetenschap {f}
science {n} (knowledge gained through study or practice)  :: kennis {f}, ervaring, wetenschap {f}
science {n} (particular discipline or branch of learning)  :: wetenschap {f}
scientific {adj} (of or having to do with science)  :: wetenschappelijk
scientifically {adv} (from a scientific perspective)  :: wetenschappelijk
scientifically {adv} (methodically) SEE: methodically  ::
scientifically {adv} (using science or methods of science)  :: wetenschappelijk
scientist {n} (one whose activities make use of scientific method)  :: wetenschapper {m}
scimitar {n} (sword with curved blade)  :: kromsabel
scimitar horned oryx {n} (Oryx dammah)  :: sabelantilope {m}
scion {n} (descendant)  :: telg
scion {n} ((detached) shoot or twig)  :: scheut
scion {n} (heir to a throne)  :: opvolger {m}, troonopvolger {m}
scissor {v} (to cut using scissors)  :: knippen
scissors {n} (tool used for cutting)  :: schaar {f}
sclerosis {n} (abnormal hardening of body tissues)  :: sclerose
scoff {v} (to eat)  :: eten
scoff {v} (to eat food quickly)  :: schrokken
scoff {v} (to jeer; laugh at with contempt and derision)  :: spotten
scold {n} (person fond of abusive language, particularly a woman)  :: viswijf, helleveeg, kreng
scold {v}  :: bekijven, schelden, berispen
scold {v} (rebuke) SEE: rebuke  ::
scoop {n} (any cup- or bowl-shaped object)  :: bol
scoop {n} (news learned and reported before anyone else)  :: primeur, nieuwtje, noviteit
scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle)  :: step {m}
scooter {n} (mobility scooter)  :: scootmobiel {m}
scooter {n} (motor-scooter)  :: scooter {m}
scope {n} (breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain)  :: domein, bereik, reikwijdte
scope {n} (shortened form of periscope, or telescope or oscilloscope)  :: scoop
scorch {v} (to become scorched or singed)  :: verzengen
scorch {v} (to burn the surface of something so as to discolour it)  :: schroeien, verzengen
scorch {v} (to wither, parch or destroy something by heat or fire)  :: verschroeien
score {n} (musical composition in a format indicating how the composition is to be played)  :: partituur {f}
score {n} (number of points earned)  :: stand
score {v} (intransitive: to earn points in a game)  :: scoren
score {v} (to obtain drugs or sex)  :: scoren
score {v} (transitive: to earn points in a game)  :: scoren
scoreboard {n} (board that displays the score in a game of contest)  :: scorebord {n}
scorer {n} (scorekeeper) SEE: scorekeeper  ::
scorn {n} (contempt, disdain)  :: minachting {f}, verachting {f}
scorn {v} (to feel contempt or disdain for something or somebody)  :: minachten, verachten
scornful {adj} (showing scorn or disrespect; contemptuous)  :: minachtend, minachtende
Scorpio {prop} (constellation) SEE: Scorpius  ::
scorpion {n} (any of various arachnids of the order Scorpiones)  :: schorpioen {m}
Scorpius {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Scorpio  ::
Scorpius {prop} (constellation)  :: schorpioen {m}
scorzonera {n} (black salsify) SEE: black salsify  ::
Scot {n} (a person born in or native to Scotland)  :: Schot {m}, Schotse {f}
Scotch {n} (people of Scotland)  :: Schotten {p}
Scotch {prop} (dialect)  :: Schots-Engels {n}
Scotch crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow  ::
Scotch tape {prop} (adhesive tape)  :: plakband {f}
scoter {n} (bird)  :: zee-eend
scotfree {adv} (scot-free) SEE: scot-free  ::
Scotland {prop} (country in northwest Europe to the north of England)  :: Schotland
Scots Gaelic {prop} (Scottish Gaelic) SEE: Scottish Gaelic  ::
Scotsman {n} (a man from Scotland)  :: Schot {m}
Scottish {adj} (of a thing or concept)  :: Schots
Scottish {prop} (the people of Scotland)  :: Schotten {m-p}
Scottish Gaelic {prop} (The Gaelic language of Scotland)  :: Schots-Gaelisch {n}
scoundrel {n} (villain)  :: schurk {m} {f}, schavuit {m} {f}
scour {v} (to clean, polish, or wash something by scrubbing it vigorously)  :: schuren
scour {v} (To purge.)  :: purgeren
scour {v} (to search an area thoroughly)  :: afschuimen
scourge {n} (a persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble)  :: plaag, schrik, gesel {m}
scourge {n} (a whip often of leather)  :: gesel
scourge {v} (to strike with a scourge)  :: geselen
scouring pad {n} (abrasive pad) SEE: scourer  ::
scout {n} (act of scouting)  :: verkenning {f}
scout {n} (member of the scout movement)  :: padvinder {m}, scout {m}
scout {n} (one who identifies promising talent)  :: talentenjager {m}, scout {m}
scout {n} (person sent out to gain and bring in tidings)  :: verkenner {m}
scouting {n}  :: scouting
scouting {n} (the Scouting movement)  :: scouting
scrabble {v} (to scribble) SEE: scribble  ::
Scrabble {prop} (board game with interlocking words)  :: scrabble {n}
scram {v} (go away)  :: wegwezen
scrambled egg {n} (scrambled eggs) SEE: scrambled eggs  ::
scrap {n} (small leftover piece)  :: restje {n}
scrape {n} (injury)  :: schram
scrapheap {n} (junkyard) SEE: junkyard  ::
scrapie {n} (A degenerative prion disease)  :: schuurziekte {f}
scratch {n} (disruption or mark on a surface)  :: kras {f} or {m}
scratch {n} (money)  :: centen {m-p}
scratch {v} (To rub a surface with a sharp object)  :: krassen, krabben
scratch card {n} (lottery ticket)  :: kraslot {n}
scratching post {n} (wooden post on which a cat scratches)  :: krabpaal {m}
scratch together {v} (collect small amounts) SEE: scrape together  ::
scream {n} (loud exclamation)  :: schreeuw {m}
scream {v} (to make the sound of a scream)  :: schreeuwen
screamer {n} (bird of family Anhimidae)  :: hoenderkoet
screech owl {n} (Megascops)  :: schreeuwuil
screech owl {n} (Tyto alba)  :: kerkuil
screen {n} (informational viewing area)  :: beeldscherm {n}
screen {n} (viewing area of a movie)  :: zaal {m} {f}
screencap {n} (screenshot) SEE: screenshot  ::
screensaver {n}  :: screensaver {m}, schermbeveiliger {m} [rare]
screenshot {n} (image of computer screen output)  :: schermafbeelding {f}, schermafdruk {m}, screenshot {m}
screw {n} (Archimedes screw) SEE: Archimedes screw  ::
screw {n} (backspin) SEE: backspin  ::
screw {n} (fastener)  :: schroef {f}, vijs [Flemish]
screw {n} (ship’s propeller)  :: schroef {f}
screw {v} (to connect or assemble pieces using a screw)  :: schroeven, vijzen
screw {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: neuken
screwdriver {n} (tool)  :: schroevendraaier {m}
scribble {v}  :: [verb] krabbelen, [noun] kattebelletje; kladje
scrimmage {n} (A play that begins with a snap.)  :: de bal in de 'scrimmage' plaatsen
scrimmage {n} (A practice game.)  :: oefenwedstrijd
scrimmage {n} (A rough fight.)  :: schermutseling
script {n} (writing; written document)  :: geschrift {n}
script {n} (written characters, style of writing)  :: handschrift {n}
scriptorium {n} (room set aside for the copying, writing, or illuminating of manuscripts)  :: scriptorium {n}, schrijfzaal {f}
Scripture {n} (Bible) SEE: Bible  ::
Scripture {n} (Edda) SEE: Edda  ::
Scripture {n} (Koran) SEE: Koran  ::
Scripture {n} (Tanakh) SEE: Tanakh  ::
scriptwriter {n} (screenwriter) SEE: screenwriter  ::
scroll {n} (end of a violin)  :: krul {f} {m}
scroll {n} (roll of paper or parchment)  :: boekrol {c}
scroll {v} ((Computing) to change one's view of data on a computer's display)  :: scrollen
scroll bar {n} (graphical widget)  :: schuifbalk {m}, scrollbalk {m}
scrotum {n} (the bag of the skin and muscle that contains the testicles)  :: scrotum {n}, balzak {m}
scrounge {n} (scrounger) SEE: scrounger  ::
scrub {n} (cancellation) SEE: cancellation  ::
scrub {v} (to rub hard)  :: schrobben
scrummaging machine {n} (scrum machine) SEE: scrum machine  ::
scrupulous {adj} (meticulous)  :: scrupuleus, angstvallig, meticuleus
scrutinise {v} (scrutinize) SEE: scrutinize  ::
scrutiny {n} (intense study)  :: nauwkeurig onderzoek, kritisch onderzoek, navorsing
scrutny {n} (scrutiny) SEE: scrutiny  ::
scrutore {n} (escritoire) SEE: escritoire  ::
scuba diving {n} (underwater swimming)  :: duiksport {c}
scuffle {n} (Dutch hoe)  :: schoffel {m} {f}
scuffle {n} (rough disorderly fight or struggle at close quarters)  :: handgemeen {n}, scheldpartij {f}, schermutseling {f}, schermutselingen {p}
scuffle {v} (to fight or struggle confusedly at close quarters)  :: roepen, schelden
scull {n} (small boat)  :: skiff
sculptor {n} (a person who sculpts)  :: beeldhouwer {m}
sculpture {n} (art of sculpting)  :: beeldhouwen
sculpture {n} (work of art created by sculpting)  :: beeldhouwwerk {n}, beeld {n}
scum {n} (person or persons considered to be reprehensible)  :: tuig
scumbag {n} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
scumbag {n} (despicable person)  :: rotzak {m}
scurrilous {adj} (coarse, vulgar, abusive, or slanderous)  :: vulgair, grof
scurrilous {adj} (foul-mouthed)  :: grofgebekt
scurry {v} (to run away with quick light steps)  :: snellen, hollen
scurvy {n} (deficiency of vitamin C)  :: scheurbuik
scut {n}  :: wipstaart
scutch {n} (implement used to separate the fibres of flax)  :: zwingelmolen
scutch {v} (beat or flog)  :: zwingelen
scutch grass {n} (Bermuda grass) SEE: Bermuda grass  ::
scuttle {n} (a container like an open bucket)  :: emmer {m}, kolenemmer {m}
scuttlebutt {n} (gossip, rumour, idle chatter)  :: geroddel
scutwork {n} (tedious tasks)  :: rotwerk
scythe {n} (farm tool)  :: zeis
scythe {v} (to cut with a scythe)  :: maaien
Scythia {prop} (region of Central Eurasia)  :: Scythië {n}
Sczedrzik {prop} (Szczedrzyk) SEE: Szczedrzyk  ::
sea {n} (body of water)  :: zee {f}
seaborgium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 106)  :: seaborgium {n}
sea change {n} (profound transformation)  :: fundamentele verandering
seadog {n} (dogfish) SEE: dogfish  ::
sea eagle {n} (Haliaeetus albicilla) SEE: white-tailed eagle  ::
seafarer {n} (one who travels by sea)  :: zeevaarder {m}
seafarer {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor  ::
seafaring {adj} (fit to travel on the sea) SEE: seagoing  ::
seafoam {n} (foam created by wave action - often washed up on to beaches)  :: zeeschuim {n}
seagull {n} (bird of the family Laridae)  :: meeuw {c}
sea holly {n} (Eryngium maritimum)  :: blauwe zeedistel {c}
sea horse {n} (fish)  :: (Hippocampus) zeepaard {n}
seal {n} (pattern, design)  :: zegel
seal {n} (pinniped)  :: zeehond {m}
seal {n} (security against leakage)  :: sluiting {f}
seal {n} (something which will be visibly damaged when a container is opened)  :: zegel {m}, verzegeling {f}
seal {v} (to fasten (something) closed so that it cannot be opened without visible damage)  :: verzegelen
seal {v} (to place a seal on (a document))  :: verzegelen
seal {v} (to place in a sealed container)  :: verzegelen
sealant {n} (material used to seal a surface so as to prevent passage of a fluid)  :: kit
sea leopard {n} (Hydrurga leptonyx) SEE: leopard seal  ::
sea lettuce {n} (beach cabbage) SEE: beach cabbage  ::
sea lettuce {n} (sand lettuce) SEE: sand lettuce  ::
sea lettuce {n} (slender sea lettuce) SEE: slender sea lettuce  ::
sea level {n} (nominal height of the surface of the oceans above which heights of geographical features and aircraft flight levels are measured)  :: zeeniveau {n}, zeespiegel {m}
sea lion {n} (member of the Otariidae family)  :: zeeleeuw {m}
seam {n} (folded back and stitched piece of fabric)  :: zoom {m}
seam {n}  :: zoom {m}
seaman {n} (mariner or sailor)  :: matroos {m}, zeeman {m}
seaman {n} (naval rank)  :: matroos {m}
seamless {adj} (Without interruption; coherent)  :: naadloos
sea oats {n} (Chasmanthium latifolium) SEE: river oats  ::
Sea of Japan {prop} (Asian sea)  :: Japanse Zee
sea-parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
seaplane {n} (an aircraft)  :: watervliegtuig {n}
seaquake {n} (earthquake under sea)  :: zeebeving {f}
search {v} ((followed by "for") to look thoroughly)  :: zoeken
search {v} (to look throughout (a place) for something)  :: afzoeken, doorzoeken, zoeken
searchable {adj} (capable of being searched)  :: doorzoekbaar
search engine {n} (application that searches for data)  :: zoekmotor {m}, zoekmachine {f}
search engine optimization {n} (1. improvement of a web site's ranking in search engines)  :: zoekmachineoptimalisatie
searcher {n} (One who searches)  :: zoeker {m}
search warrant {n} (court order authorising the search of a place)  :: huiszoekingsbevel {n}
sea salt {n} (salt prepared by evaporating sea water)  :: zeezout {n}
seashell {n} (shell)  :: schelp
seashore {n} (foreshore) SEE: foreshore  ::
sea-sickness {n} (seasickness) SEE: seasickness  ::
season {n} (part of year with something special)  :: seizoen {n}
season {n} (quarter of a year)  :: seizoen {n}, jaargetijde {f}
season {v} (to become mature)  :: rijpen, rijp worden
season {v} (to flavour food)  :: kruiden
season {v} (to make fit for any use by time or habit)  :: zich aanpassen
seat {n} (horizontal portion of a chair)  :: zetel {c}
seat {n} (location of a governing body)  :: zetel {c}
seat {n} (membership in a representative body)  :: zetel {c}
seat {n} (part of an object or individual directly involved in sitting)  :: zitmeubel {n} (object), zitvlak {n} (person)
seat {n} (place in which to sit)  :: zitplaats
seat belt {n} (restraining belt)  :: veiligheidsgordel {m}, veiligheidsriem {m}
seat cushion {n} (something you can sit on)  :: zitkussen {f}
seat of government {n} (the centre of authority to govern)  :: regeringszetel {m}
sea turtle {n} (any turtle that inhabits oceans)  :: zeeschildpad {f}
sea urchin {n} (any of many marine echinoderms of the class Echinoidea)  :: zee-egel {m}
seawall {n} (Coastal defence in the form of an embankment)  :: zeedijk
seaward {adj} (in the direction toward the sea)  :: zeewaarts
seaward {adv} (toward the sea)  :: zeewaarts
seawater {n} (saltwater of a sea or ocean)  :: zeewater {n}
seaweed {n} (marine plants and algae)  :: zeewier {n}
sebaceous gland {n} (gland of skin secreting sebum)  :: talgklier {m} {f}
Sebastian {prop} (given name)  :: Sebastiaan
sebum {n} (thick oily substance)  :: talg
secession {n} (The act of seceding)  :: secessie {f}
second {adj} (second (numeral))  :: tweede, [abbreviations] 2 de, 2 e
second {adj} (that which comes after the first)  :: tweede {n}
second {n} (another chance to achieve what should have been done the first time)  :: herkansing {f}
second {n} (attendant of a duel or boxing match standing in for a contestant)  :: secondant {m}
second {n} (manufactured item that fails to meet quality control standards)  :: tweede keus {m} {f}
second {n} (music: interval between two adjacent notes))  :: secunde
second {n} (one who agrees in addition)  :: ondersteuner {m}
second {n} (short, indeterminate amount of time)  :: seconde {m}, moment {m}
second {n} (SI unit of time)  :: seconde {m}
second {n} (unit of angular measure)  :: seconde {m}
second {v} (to agree as a second person)  :: bijvallen, ondersteunen
secondary {adj} (acting by deputation)  :: plaatsvervangend, plaatsvervangende
secondary {adj} (succeeding first)  :: secundair
secondary school {n} (school)  :: secundaire school {f} {m}, school voor voortgezet onderwijs {f} {m}, middelbare school {f} {m}
secondary smoking {n} (passive smoking) SEE: passive smoking  ::
second-class {adj} (inferior in quality or standing)  :: tweede klas
second-half {n} (second half) SEE: second half  ::
second hand {adj} (secondhand) SEE: secondhand  ::
second hand {n} (the hand or pointer that shows the number of seconds that have passed)  :: secondewijzer {m}
secondhand {adj} (not new; previously owned and used by another)  :: tweedehands, okkazie (also outside of Flanders?)
second-hand smoke {n} (smoke from cigarettes, that any person including non-smokers could breathe in)  :: tweedehandse rook
secondment {n} (temporary transfer)  :: detachering
second person {n} (the form of a verb used when the subject of a sentence is the audience)  :: tweede persoon {m}
Second World War {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II  ::
secrecy {n} (concealment)  :: geheimhouding {f}
secret {adj} (being or kept hidden.)  :: geheim
secret {n} (knowledge that is hidden)  :: geheim {n}
secretariat {n} (the office or department of a government secretary)  :: secretariaat
secretary {n} (person keeping records and handling clerical work)  :: secretaresse {f}
Secretary of State {n} (government position)  :: minister van Buitenlandse Zaken {m}
secrete {v} ((transitive) produce by secretion)  :: afscheiden
secrete {v}  :: verbergen , verstoppen , wegstoppen , ontvreemden , stelen , verduisteren , ontfutselen
secretive {adj} (having an inclination to secrecy)  :: gesloten, gereserveerd
secretly {adv} (in secret)  :: stiekem
secret police {n} (police operating outside normal boundaries of law)  :: geheime politie
secret service {n} (government organization)  :: geheime dienst {m}
sect {n} (religious movement)  :: sekte {f}
section {n} (cutting, part cut out)  :: snijding {f}
section {n} (image that shows an object as if cut along a plane) SEE: cross-section  ::
secular {adj} (not specifically religious)  :: seculier, wereldlijk
secular {adj}  :: seculier
secularism {n} (The related political belief in the separation of church and state)  :: secularisme {n}
security {n} (condition of not being threatened)  :: veiligheid {f}, zekerheid {f}
security {n} (finance: property temporarily relinquished)  :: onderpand {n}
security {n} (organization or department responsible for providing security)  :: veiligheidsdienst {m}
security {n} (something that secures)  :: beveiliging {f}
Security Council {prop} (UN Security Council) SEE: UN Security Council  ::
security hole {n} (security vulnerability in a software system)  :: veiligheidslek {n}
Security Service {n} (government organisation that aims to protect its nation and its secrets from enemies)  :: Geheime dienst {f}
sedative {adj} (calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing)  :: kalmerend
sedative {n} (an agent or drug that sedates)  :: kalmeringsmiddel
sedentary {adj} (not moving, migratory)  :: sedentair
sedentary {adj} (not moving much; sitting around)  :: sedentair, stilzittend
sedge {n} (any plant of the genus Carex)  :: zegge
sediment {v} (to be deposited as a sediment)  :: sedimenteren
sedimentary rock {n} (one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth)  :: sedimentair gesteente {n}, afzettingsgesteente {n}
sedition {n} (insurrection or rebellion)  :: opstand, opruiing
seditious {adj} (of, related to, or involved in sedition)  :: opruiend, opstandig,
Sedna {prop} (a goddess)  :: Sedna
Sedna {prop} (planetoid)  :: Sedna
seduction {n} (act of seducing)  :: verleiding
seductress {n} (woman who seduces)  :: verleidster {f}, vamp {f}
sedulous {adj} (persevering in business or in endeavors)  :: onverdroten
see {v} (perceive with the eyes)  :: zien, aanschouwen, bekijken, bezien
seed {n} (fertilized grain)  :: zaad {n}
seed {n} (semen)  :: sperma {n}, zaad {n}
seed coat {n} (outer cover of a seed)  :: zaadmantel {m}
seedeater {n} (bird)  :: zaadeter {m}
seedeater {n} (something which eats seed)  :: zaadeter {m}
seedful {adj} (full of seed)  :: zaadrijk
seed grain {n} (seed corn) SEE: seed corn  ::
seedling {n} (young plant grown from seed)  :: zaailing
seed plant {n} (plant which reproduces by breading seeds in the wide sense of the term, including spores etc.)  :: zaadplant {m} {f}
seed stock {n} (source of new individuals)  :: zaaigoed {n}
seed stock {n} (stock of seed)  :: zaaigoed {n}
seed stock {n} (supply for planting)  :: plantgoed {n}
seeing-eye dog {n} (seeing-eye dog) SEE: guide dog  ::
seeing is believing {proverb} (you need to see something to believe it)  :: zien is geloven
seek {v} (to try to find)  :: zoeken, nastreven
seek and ye shall find {proverb} (one finds what one looks for)  :: zoekt en gij zult vinden, wie zoekt, die vindt
seeker {n} (One who seeks)  :: zoeker {m}
seel {v} (To blind) SEE: blind  ::
seem {v} (to appear)  :: lijken, schijnen
seemingly {adv} (apparently) SEE: apparently  ::
see off {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat  ::
seer {n} (someone who foretells the future)  :: ziener, helderziende {m}
seer {n} (someone who sees something; an eyewitness)  :: ooggetuige {m}
seersucker {n}  :: gestreept cloqué,bobbeltjesstof
seethe {v} (to be in a violent or agitated state of mental or emotional turmoil)  :: zieden
seethe {v} (to boil vigorously)  :: zieden , koken
seethe {v} (to buzz with activity)  :: bruisen van aktiviteit
seethe {v} (to foam in an agitated manner, as if boiling)  :: schuimen
see the forest for the trees {v} (to be overwhelmed by detail to the point where it obscures the overall situation)  :: door de bomen het bos niet meer zien
see the light {v} (gain an insight)  :: het licht zien
see through {v}  :: doorgronden
see through {v} (find something to be transparent)  :: doorheen zien
see-through {adj} (translucent) SEE: translucent  ::
see-through {adj} (transparent) SEE: transparent  ::
see ya {interj} (see you) SEE: see you  ::
see you {phrase} (see you later)  :: later, mazzel
see you later {phrase} (goodbye)  :: tot ziens [formally], tot straks, tot zo, tot zometeen, tot later, zie je later [slang], later [slang], mazzel [slang]
see you soon {interj} (goodbye)  :: tot straks, tot zo, [Flanders] tot direct, tot ziens!
segment {n} (circular segment) SEE: circular segment  ::
segment {n} (length of some object)  :: segment
segment {n} (line segment) SEE: line segment  ::
segregate {v} (to separate)  :: afzonderen
segue {n} (an instance of segueing, a transition)  :: overgang {m}
segue {v} (to move smoothly from one topic to another)  :: van thema wisselen
seine {n} (fishing net)  :: zegen {m} {f}
seismologic {adj} (relating to the field of seismology) SEE: seismological  ::
seismologist {n} (person who practices seismology)  :: seismoloog {m}, seismologe {f}
seismology {n} (the study of the vibration of the Earth's interior)  :: seismologie {f}
seize {v} (grab)  :: grijpen, vangen, pakken
seize {v} (take advantage)  :: grijpen, aangrijpen
seize the day {v} (enjoy the present)  :: pluk de dag
sejunct {adj} (separate) SEE: separate  ::
Selandian {prop} (subdivision of the Paleocene epoch)  :: Selandien
seldom {adv} (infrequently, rarely)  :: zelden
select {v} (to choose one or more elements from a set)  :: uitkiezen
selenate {n} (any salt or ester of selenic acid)  :: selenaat {n}
selenium {n} (chemical element)  :: seleen {n}, selenium {n}
selenology {n} (the study of the moon and several satellites)  :: selenologie
self {n} (individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness)  :: zelf {n}
self-acceptance {n} (acceptance of self)  :: zelfaanvaarding, zelfacceptatie
self-centered {adj} (egotistically obsessed with themself)  :: egoistisch
self-confidence {n} (measure of one's belief in one's own abilities)  :: zelfvertrouwen, zelfverzekerdheid
self-confidence {n} (state of being self-confident)  :: zelfvertrouwen, zelfverzekerd
self-confident {adj} (confident in one's abilities)  :: zelfverzekerd
self-control {n} (ability to control one's desires and impulses)  :: zelfcontrole {m} {f}
self-critical {adj} (Capable of criticizing oneself)  :: zelfkritisch
self-defense {n} (means of defending oneself from attack)  :: zelfverdediging {f}
self-determination {n} (political independence of a people)  :: zelfbeschikking {f}
self-esteem {n} (confidence in one's own worth)  :: zelfvertrouwen {n}
self-evidence {n} (the quality of being self-evident)  :: duidelijkheid {f}, vanzelfsprekendheid {f}
self-evident {adj} (obviously true)  :: vanzelfsprekend
self-help {n} (bettering oneself without relying on the assistance of others)  :: zelfhulp, zelfhelp
selfhood {n} (individuality)  :: individualiteit;
selfhood {n} (personality)  :: persoonlijkheid;
selfhood {n} (selfishness)  :: zelfheid;eigenheid;
selfie {n} (photographic self-portrait)  :: selfie {n}, zelfje {n}
self-image {n} (way a person views themself)  :: zelfbeeld {n}
self-immolation {n} (setting oneself on fire)  :: zelfverbranding {f}
selfish {adj}  :: zelfzuchtig, egoïstisch
self-knowledge {n} (knowledge or insight into one's own nature and abilities)  :: zelfkennis {f}
self-made {adj} (of a thing, made by oneself instead of bought or taken over)  :: zelfgemaakt
self-pity {n} (feeling of pity for oneself)  :: zelfbeklag {n}, zelfmedelijden {n}
self-portrait {n} (portrait of the painter who painted it)  :: zelfportret {n}
self-raising {adj} (capable of rising without leavening agent)  :: zelfrijzend
self-raising flour {n} (flour)  :: zelfrijzend bakmeel {n}
self-respect {n} (knowledge of one's own worth)  :: zelfrespect {n}
self-respecting {adj} (having self-respect)  :: zichzelf respecterend
selfsame {adj} (the very same)  :: identieke,dezelfde
self-service {n} (the practice of serving oneself)  :: zelfbediening {f}
self-sufficiency {n} (condition of being self-sufficient)  :: zelfvoorziening {f}
self-taught {adj} (educated by oneself) SEE: self-educated  ::
sell {v} (to agree to transfer goods or provide services)  :: verkopen
sell {v}  :: verkopen
seller {n} (someone who sells)  :: verkoper {m}, verkoopster {f}
sell out {v} (sell all of a product)  :: uitverkopen
semantic {adj} (of or relating to semantics or the meanings of words)  :: semantisch
semantics {n} (science of the meaning of words)  :: semantiek {f}
semantics {n}  :: semantiek {f}
semaphore {n} (computing term)  :: semafoor {m}
semaphore {n} (visual signaling system)  :: semafoor {m}
semaphore {n} (visual signaling with flags)  :: semafoor {m}
semaphore {v} (to signal using semaphore)  :: signaleren, seinen
semblance {n} (likeness, similarity)  :: gelijkheid
semelfactive aspect {n} (grammar aspect)  :: semelfactief {m}
semen {n} (male reproductory fluid)  :: sperma
semester {n} (half of school year)  :: semester
semiacetal {n} (hemiacetal) SEE: hemiacetal  ::
semiannual {adj} (half-yearly)  :: halfjaarlijks, halfjaarlijkse
semicolon {n} (punctuation mark ';')  :: puntkomma {f} {n}, kommapunt {m}
semiconductor {n} (substance with electrical properties)  :: halfgeleider {m}
semifinal {n} (competition)  :: halve finale
semigroud {n} (semiheap) SEE: semiheap  ::
seminal {adj} (creative or having the power to originate)  :: creatief
seminal {adj} (highly influential)  :: invloedrijk, belangrijk
seminal {adj} (of or relating to seed or semen)  :: zaad-
seminude {adj} (half-naked) SEE: half-naked  ::
semi-nude {adj} (seminude) SEE: seminude  ::
semi-official {adj} (having some degree of official authority)  :: officieus
semiotic {adj} (of or relating to semiotics or to semantics)  :: semiotisch
semiotics {n} (study of signs)  :: semiotiek {f}
Semitic {adj} (pertaining to the Semitic subdivision of Afro-Asiatic languages)  :: Semitisch
semivowel {n} (sound in speech)  :: halfvocaal {m}, halfklinker {m}
semla {n} (pastry)  :: semla
semolina {n} (hard grains of flour left after milling)  :: griesmeel
senate {n} (the upper house in some bicameral legislative systems)  :: senaat {m}
senator {n} (member in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate)  :: senator {m}
send {v} (make something go somewhere)  :: zenden, verzenden, sturen, opsturen
Senegal {prop} (Republic of Senegal)  :: Senegal
Senegalese {adj} (pertaining to Senegal)  :: Senegalees, Senegalese
Senegalese {n} (person from Senegal)  :: Senegalees {m}, Senegalese {f}
senile {adj} (exhibiting the deterioration in mind)  :: seniel
senile {adj} (of, or relating to old age)  :: ouderdoms-
senior {n} (someone older than someone else)  :: senior {m} {f}
seniority {n} (time)  :: senioriteit
sense {n} (conscious awareness)  :: gevoel {n}, gewaarwording {f}
sense {n} (method to gather data)  :: zintuig {n}
sense {n} (semantics term)  :: betekenis {f}
sense {n} (sound judgement)  :: (gezond) verstand {n}
sense {v} (use biological senses)  :: gewaarworden, waarnemen
sense of humour {n} (quality of an individual to find certain things funny)  :: gevoel voor humor
sense organ {n} (an organic sensor)  :: zintuig
sensible {adj} (able to feel or perceive)  :: gevoelig
sensible {adj} (acting with or showing good judgement)  :: verstandig, zinnig
sensible {adj} (aware of something)  :: (zich) bewust
sensible {adj} (characterized more by usefulness than by fashionableness)  :: praktisch, functioneel
sensible {adj} (easily perceived, appreciable)  :: merkbaar, aanzienlijk, aanwijsbaar
sensible {adj} (perceptible by the mind)  :: waarneembaar, merkbaar
sensitive {adj}  :: gevoelig
sensitivity {n}  :: gevoeligheid {f}
sensitivity {n} (the ability of an organism or organ to respond to external stimuli)  :: gevoeligheid {f}
sensitivity {n} (the degree of response of an instrument to a change in an input signal)  :: gevoeligheid {f}
sensualist {n} (one who holds to the doctrine of sensualism)  :: sensualist {m}
sensualist {n} (person who believes in enjoying sensuality)  :: sensualist {m}
sensuality {n} (state of being sensual, sensuous or sexy)  :: zinnelijkheid {f}
sent {v} (past participle of "to send")  :: verzonden, gezonden
sent {v} (simple past of "to send")  :: zond {s}, zonden {p}, verzond {s}, verzonden {p}
sentence {n} (decision of a jury)  :: vonnis {n}, uitspraak {f}, oordeel {n}
sentence {n} (grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate)  :: zin {m}
sentence {n} (judicial order for punishment, conviction)  :: veroordeling {f}
sentence {n} (punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime)  :: straf {f}
sentence {v} (declare a sentence on a convicted person)  :: straffen, veroordelen tot
sententious {adj} (using as few words as possible)  :: kernachtig
sentient {adj} (conscious or aware)  :: bewust
sentimental {adj} (characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion)  :: emotioneel
sentinel {n} (A sentry or guard)  :: wacht {m}
sentinel event {n} (unusual event in a medical setting which results in death or serious physical injury)  :: schildwacht gebeurtenis
sentry {n}  :: schildwacht
sentry-box {n} (booth)  :: wachthuisje {n}
Seoul {prop} (capital of South Korea)  :: Seoul {n}, [Flemish] Seoel {n}
sepal {n} (part of calyx)  :: kelkblad {n}
separable {adj} (able to be separated)  :: scheidbaar
separable verb {n} (type of verb)  :: scheidbaar werkwoord
separate {adj} (apart from; not connected to)  :: afzonderlijk, gescheiden, afgezonderd, afgezonderde
separate {adj} (followed by "from": not together with)  :: gescheiden van
separate {v} (cause (things or people) to be separate)  :: scheiden
separate {v} (disunite something from one thing)  :: scheiden
separate {v} (divide itself into separate pieces or substances)  :: scheiden, zich verdelen, schiften
separate the wheat from the chaff {v} (to select only that which is of value)  :: het kaf van het koren scheiden
separation {n} (act of disuniting two or more things)  :: scheiding {f}
separatism {n} (separatism)  :: separatisme {n}
separatist {adj} (Advocating or seeking the separation of a country or territory)  :: separatistisch
sepoy {n} (A native soldier of the East Indies)  :: sepoy {m}, sipoy {m}
sepsis {n} (serious medical condition in which the whole body is inflamed)  :: sepsis {f}
September {prop} (ninth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: september
septic tank {n} (slang: Yank) SEE: Yank  ::
Septuagint {prop} (an ancient translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek)  :: Septuagint
sequel {n} (a narrative written after another narrative set in the same universe)  :: vervolg
sequela {n} (a disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem)  :: sekwel
sequent {adj} (that comes after) SEE: subsequent  ::
sequent {adj} (that follows on) SEE: consequent  ::
sequester {v} (to separate from all external influence)  :: afzonderen
sequoia {n} (tree)  :: sequoia, reuzenpijnboom
seraph {n} (highest order of angels)  :: seraf {m}, serafijn {m}
Serb {n} (person of Serb descent)  :: Serviër {m}, Servische {f}
Serbia {prop} (a country in southeastern Europe)  :: Servië {f}
Serbia and Montenegro {prop} (former country on the Balkan Peninsula)  :: Servië en Montenegro
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to Serbia and Serbians)  :: Servisch
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbian language)  :: Servisch
Serbian {n} (person from Serbia; see also Serb#Translations, see also: Serb)  :: Serviër {m}, Servische {f}
Serbian {n} (Serb) SEE: Serb  ::
Serbian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: Servisch {n}
Serbo-Croatian {prop} (South Slavic language)  :: Servo-Kroatisch, Servokroatisch
serendipity {n}  :: serendipiteit {f}
serendipity {n} (unsought, unintended... and/or learning experience that happens by accident)  :: serendipiteit {f}, toevalstreffer {m}
serenely {adv} (in a serene manner)  :: bedaard
serenity {n} (state)  :: sereniteit {f}
serf {n} (semifree peasant)  :: horige, laat, lijfeigene, serf {m} {f}
serfdom {n} (feudal system)  :: horigheid {f}
sergeant {n} (non-commissioned officer rank)  :: sergeant
Sergius {prop} (male given name)  :: Serge
serial number {n} (unique number assigned to unit)  :: serienummer {n}
serial port {n} (physical interface through which data is transferred in or out one bit at a time)  :: seriële poort {c}
series {n} (a number of things that follow on one after the other)  :: reeks {f}, serie {f}
series {n} (in analysis: sum of the terms of a sequence)  :: reeks {f}
series {n} (television or radio program)  :: reeks {f}, serie {f}
series finale {n} (the final episode of a television series)  :: reeks conclusie
serif {n} (short line in a font)  :: schreef
serigraphy {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing  ::
serious {adj} (important; weighty; not trifling; leaving no room for play)  :: serieus
serious {adj} (really intending what is said; being in earnest)  :: ernstig, serieus
serious {adj} (without humor or expression of happiness)  :: serieus, ernstig
seriousness {n} (state of being serious)  :: ernst
sermon {n} (religious discourse)  :: preek {c}
serpent {n} (snake)  :: serpent {n}, slang {f}
Serpentarius {prop} (Ophiuchus) SEE: Ophiuchus  ::
Serpukhovian {prop} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period)  :: Serpukhovien
serrate {adj} (having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections)  :: gekarteld
serrate {adj} (saw-like)  :: gekarteld
serrated {adj} (Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections)  :: gekarteld
serrated {adj} (saw-like)  :: gekarteld
Serravallian {prop} (subdivision of the Miocene epoch)  :: Serravallien
servant {n} (one who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation)  :: hulp, hulpje, huishoudhulp, bediende, knecht {m}, meid {f}
servant {n} (one who serves another, providing help in some manner)  :: dienaar {m}, bediende {m} {f}
serve {n} (AUS: portion of food) SEE: serving  ::
serve {v} (to attend, supply the wants of)  :: serveren
serve {v} (to bring food to)  :: opdienen, bedienen, serveren
serve {v} (to work for)  :: dienen
server {n}  :: server
serve someone right {v} (happen to someone who deserves it)  :: zijn verdiende loon
serve time {v} (to be in prison) SEE: do time  ::
Servian {adj} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
Servian {n} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
service {n} (economics: work performed)  :: dienst {m}, bediening {f}
service {n} (religious rite or ritual)  :: eredienst {m}
serviceberry {n} (plant)  :: krentenboompje {n}
service station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
serviette {n} (napkin) SEE: napkin  ::
servitude {n} (qualified beneficial interest)  :: erfdienstbaarheid {f}
sesame {n} (plant)  :: sesam {c}
sesame {n} (seed)  :: sesam {c}, sesamzaad {n}
sesame oil {n} (oil extracted from sesame seeds)  :: sesamolie {f}
sessile oak {n} (deciduous tree)  :: wintereik {m}
session {n} (meeting of a body to conduct business)  :: zitting {f}
session {n} (period devoted to a particular activity)  :: sessie {f}
sesterce {n} (sestertius) SEE: sestertius  ::
set {adj} (intent, determined)  :: ingesteld, ingestelde
set {adj} (ready, prepared)  :: klaar, klare, voorbereid, voorbereide
set {n} (badger’s home) SEE: sett  ::
set {n} (collection of various objects for a particular purpose, such as a set of tools)  :: set {m}
set {n} (device for receiving broadcast radio waves; a radio or television)  :: toestel {n}
set {n} (group of people, usually meeting socially)  :: verzameling {f}, set {m}
set {n} (in tennis)  :: set {m}
set {n} (matching collection of similar things, such as a set of tables)  :: verzameling {f}, set {m}
set {n} (object made up several parts, such as a set of steps)  :: serie
set {n} (plural: set theory) SEE: set theory  ::
set {n} (set theory: collection of objects)  :: verzameling {f}, set {m}
set {v} (of a heavenly body: to disappear below the horizon)  :: ondergaan
set {v} (to adjust)  :: aanpassen, instellen
set {v} (to arrange type)  :: zetten
set {v} (to arrange with dishes and cutlery)  :: dekken
set {v} (to determine)  :: bepalen
set {v} (to devise and assign work)  :: opdragen
set {v} (to introduce)  :: introduceren
set {v} (to put something down)  :: zetten, neerzetten
set {v} (to sit) SEE: sit  ::
set {v} (to solidify)  :: harden
set aside {v}  :: wegzetten
set free {v} (release, free, give freedom to)  :: vrijmaken, bevrijden
set off {v} (To offset) SEE: offset  ::
set on fire {v} (cause to begin to burn)  :: in brand steken, aansteken
set out {v} (to explain)  :: uitzetten, uiteenzetten
set out {v} (to leave)  :: gaan, verlaten
set out {v} (to start an activity)  :: beginnen, starten
Setswana {prop} (Tswana) SEE: Tswana  ::
sett {n} (paving stone)  :: kasseisteen
set theory {n} (mathematical theory of sets)  :: verzamelingenleer {f} {m}
setting {n} (time, place, circumstance)  :: context {m}
settlement {n} (A colony that is newly established; a place or region newly settled)  :: nederzetting {f}
settlement agreement {n} (a contractual agreement between parties to actual or potential litigation by which each party agrees to a resolution of the underlying dispute)  :: conciliatie, schikking
settlement agreement {n}  :: dading, schikking
set up {adj} (in a position to function)  :: klaarzetten
set up {v} (to arrange for an outcome)  :: regelen
set up {v} (to cause to happen)  :: veroorzaken, leiden
set up {v} (to gel or harden)  :: verharden, harden, verstokken, stollen
set up {v} (to order logically)  :: regelen, schikken
set up {v} (to ready something for use)  :: bereiden, voorbereiden, opzetten
set up {v} (to trap or ensnare)  :: verstrikken
Sevastopol {prop} (city)  :: Sebastopol
sevdalinka {n} (genre of folk music)  :: sevdalinka, sevdah
seven {n} (a card bearing seven pips)  :: zeven {f}
seven {n} (the figure seven)  :: zeven {f}
seven {num} (cardinal number 7)  :: zeven
seven deadly sins {n} (the cardinal sins)  :: zeven hoofdzonden {c-p}
sevenfold {adj} (having seven parts (adjective))  :: zevenvoudig
sevenfold {adj} (multiplied by seven (adjective))  :: zevenvoudig
sevenfold {adv} (by a factor of seven (adverb))  :: zevenmaal
seven hundred {num} (cardinal number 700)  :: zevenhonderd
seven hundred and fifty {n} (the figure 750)  :: zevenhonderd vijftig {f}
seven hundred and fifty {num} (number)  :: zevenhonderd vijftig {f}
sevennight {n} (period of seven consecutive days and nights) SEE: week  ::
seventeen {num} (cardinal number)  :: zeventien {f}
seventeenth {num} (ordinal number)  :: zeventiende
seventeenth {n}  :: zeventiende
seventh {adj} (ordinal form of the number seven)  :: zevende (abbreviations 7de, 7e)
seventh heaven {n} (state of great joy and satisfaction)  :: zevende hemel
seventieth {adj} (ordinal form of the number seventy (70))  :: zeventigste
seventy {num} (cardinal number)  :: zeventig {f}
seventy-five {num} (75)  :: vijfenzeventig
seventy-four {num} (74)  :: vierenzeventig
seventy-nine {num} (79)  :: negenenzeventig
seventy-one {num} (71)  :: eenenzeventig
seventy-six {num} (76)  :: zesenzeventig
seventy-three {num} (73)  :: drieënzeventig
seventy-two {num} (72)  :: tweeënzeventig
seven virtues {n} (seven virtues)  :: zeven deugden
sever {v} (to cut free)  :: lossnijden
several {determiner}  :: verscheidene, divers
severance {n} (act of severing)  :: scheiding {f}, (het) lossnijden, (het) los zijn
severance {n} (separation)  :: scheiding {f}
severance {n} (severance payment) SEE: severance pay  ::
severance pay {n} (money paid to employee as compensation)  :: ontslagvergoeding {f}
severance payment {n} (money paid to employee in case of layoff) SEE: severance pay  ::
severe {adj}  :: streng
severity {n} (degree of something undesirable; badness)  :: ernst {f}, ongewenstheid {f}, slechtheid {f}
severity {n} (state of being severe)  :: ernst {f}, strengheid {f}
Seville {prop} (city in Spain)  :: Sevilla {n}
sew {v} ((intransitive) use a needle)  :: naaien
sew {v} ((transitive) use a needle)  :: naaien
sewed {v} (past tense of sow)  :: naaide, naaiden; genaaid
sewer {n} (person who sews clothing)  :: naaier {m}, naaister {f}
sewer {n} (pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage)  :: riool {n}
sewerage {n} (sewage) SEE: sewage  ::
sewerage {n} (sewer system)  :: riolering
sewing machine {n} (device)  :: naaimachine {f}
sewn {v} (past participle of sew)  :: genaaid
sex {n} (act of sexual intercourse)  :: seks {m}, geslachtsgemeenschap {m}, vrijen {n}
sex {n} (gender (female or male))  :: geslacht {n}, sekse {f}
sex {v} (informal: to have sex with)  :: vrijen, de liefde bedrijven
sex {v} (to determine the sex of)  :: geslacht bepalen
sex bomb {n} (someone highly sexy)  :: sexbom {f}
sexologist {n} (someone who studies, or is an expert in, sex and sexuality)  :: sexuoloog
sexology {n} (The study of sex and sexuality)  :: seksuologie {f}
sextillion {num} (a million quintillion, 1036)  :: sextiljoen
sextillion {num} (a trillion billion, 1021)  :: triljard
sexton {n} (church official)  :: koster {m}
sex toy {n} (sex aid)  :: sexspeeltje {n}
sexual {adj} (of or relating to having sex)  :: seksueel
sexual {adj} (of or relating to sexuality)  :: seksueel
sexual {adj}  :: seksueel, seksuele
sexual harassment {n} (sexual harassment)  :: seksuele intimidatie {f}
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction)  :: geslachtsgemeenschap {f}, sexuele betrekkingen {f-p}, seksueel verkeer
sexuality {n} (concern with or interest in sexual activity)  :: sexualiteit {f}
sexuality {n} (sexual activity)  :: sexualiteit {f}
sexuality {n}  :: sexualiteit {f}
sexuality {n} (sexual orientation) SEE: sexual orientation  ::
sexualization {n}  :: seksualisering
sexually transmitted disease {n} (disease contracted through sexual contact)  :: seksueel overdraagbare aandoening
sexual orientation {n} (sexual orientation)  :: seksuele geaardheid {f}
sexual partner {n} (person with whom someone has had sex)  :: sekspartner {m}
sexual reproduction {n} (process whereby a new organism created by combining the genetic material of two organisms)  :: geslachtelijke voortplanting, seksuele reproductie
sexy {adj} (having sexual appeal)  :: sexy
Seychelles {prop} (country in East Africa)  :: Seychellen
shabby {adj}  :: zwak
shack {n} (crude hut)  :: hut {f}, krot {n}
shackles {n} (paired wrist or ankle restraints)  :: boeien {f-p}
shad {n} (fishes of the herring family)  :: elft {m}
shadbush {n} (serviceberry) SEE: serviceberry  ::
shade {n} (archaic: a ghost)  :: spook {n}, geest {m}, schaduw {c}, schim {m}
shade {n} (darkness where light is blocked)  :: schaduw {m}
shade {n} (something that blocks light, particularly in a window)  :: jaloezie {f}
shade {n} (variety of color)  :: schakering
shade {v} (to darken)  :: verdonkeren, donker maken
shade {v} (to shield from light)  :: schaduwen
shadow {n} (dark image projected onto a surface)  :: schaduw {m}
shadow {n} (relative darkness)  :: schaduw {m}
shadow-box {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama  ::
shadowbox {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama  ::
shadow-box {v} (shadowbox) SEE: shadowbox  ::
shaft {n} (long narrow body of spear or arrow)  :: schacht
shaft {n} (long narrow passage sunk into the earth)  :: schacht {m}
shaft {n} (vertical passage housing a lift)  :: schacht
shag {n} (act of sexual intercourse)  :: wip
shag {n} (coarse shredded tobacco)  :: shag {m}
shag {n} (sea bird)  :: kuifaalscholver {m}
shag {n} (sexual partner)  :: wip
shag {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: wippen
shag {v} (to shake)  :: wiebelen
shahada {n} (Islamic declaration of belief)  :: shahadah
shaheed {n} (martyr) SEE: martyr  ::
shake {n} (beverage made of ice cream and carbonated drink) SEE: float  ::
shake {v}  :: schudden
shake {v} (transitive: to cause to move)  :: schudden
shake {v} (transitive: to disturb emotionally)  :: schokken
shake hands {v} (grasp another person's hands)  :: handen schudden
Shakespearean {adj} (pertaining to Shakespeare or his works)  :: van Shakespeare, Shakespearein
shaky {adj} (shaking)  :: bibberig, trillerig
shaky {adj} (unsound)  :: onzeker, zwak, gammel
shale gas {n} (natural gas)  :: schaliegas {n}
shall {v} (indicating the simple future tense)  :: zullen
shallot {n} (vegetable in the onion family)  :: sjalot {f}
shallow {adj} (concerned mainly with superficial matters)  :: oppervlakkig
shallow {adj} (extending not far downward)  :: ondiep
shallow {adj}  :: ondiep , oppervlakkig
shallow {n} (shallow portion of an otherwise deep body of water)  :: ondiepte {f}
shalom {interj} (transliteration of the Jewish greeting or farewell)  :: sjalom
sham {n} (fake, imitation)  :: nep, imitatie
sham {n} (trickery, hoaxing)  :: bedrog, oplichterij, kwakzalverij
shaman {n} (a medium between the concrete and spirit worlds)  :: sjamaan {m}
shamanism {prop} (range of traditional beliefs)  :: sjamanisme
shame {n} (something to regret)  :: schande {f}
shame {n} (uncomfortable or painful feeling)  :: schaamte {f}
shameful {adj} (causing or meriting shame or disgrace)  :: beschamend
shamefully {adv} (in a shamefull manner)  :: schandelijk
shameless {adj} (having no shame)  :: schaamteloos
shammy {n} (chamois leather, see also: chamois)  :: zeem, zeemleer
shammy {n} (cloth, see also: chamois)  :: zeem, zeemlap, zeemvel
shampoo {n} (product for washing the hair or other fibres)  :: shampoo {m}
shampoo {v} (to wash hair with shampoo)  :: shampooën, shamponeren
shamrock {n} (any of several small plants, forms of clover) SEE: clover  ::
shamrock {n} (trefoil leaf of any clover)  :: klaverblad {n}
shanghai {v} (to force or trick into joining a ship)  :: sjanghaaien
Shanghai {prop} (Chinese city)  :: Sjanghai {n}
shanks' pony {n} (idiomatic references to walking)  :: benenwagen
shantytown {n} (area containing a collection of shacks and shanties)  :: sloppenwijk
shape {n} (appearance or outline)  :: vorm
shape {n} (condition of personal health, especially muscular health)  :: vorm, conditie, fysiek (Flemish)
shape {n} (figure)  :: vorm, fysiek (Flemish)
shape {n} (status or condition)  :: staat, status, toestand
shapeshift {v} (change shape)  :: transfigureren, metamorfoseren, gedaante wisselen
shape-shifter {n} (a person who can transform)  :: gedaanteverwisselaar {m}
shape up {v} (transform into)  :: de vorm aannemen
sharaga {n} (sharashka) SEE: sharashka  ::
share {n} (financial instrument)  :: aandeel {n}
share {n} (plowshare) SEE: plowshare  ::
share {n} (portion of something)  :: deel {n}, aandeel {n}
share {v}  :: delen
shared {adj} (used multiply)  :: gedeeld, gezamenlijk, verdeeld
shari'a {n} (Islamic religious law)  :: sharia {f}
shark {n} (scaleless cartilaginous fish)  :: haai {m}
shark fin soup {n} (soup made from shark fins)  :: haaienvinnensoep {f} {m}
sharp {adj} (able to cut easily)  :: scherp
sharp {adj} (having an intense, acrid flavour)  :: straf, sterk
sharp {adj} (intelligent)  :: scherpzinnig
sharp {adj} (intense and sudden (of pain))  :: stekend, acuut
sharp {adj} (musically higher-pitched than desired)  :: hoog
sharp {adj} (of a note, played a semitone higher than usual)  :: -kruis
sharp {adj} (offensive, critical, or acrimonious)  :: bijtend, snerend
sharp {adj} (pointed, able to pierce easily)  :: scherp, puntig, gepunt
sharp {n} (note that is sharp in a particular key)  :: kruis {n}
sharp {n} (sign for a sharp note on the staff)  :: kruis {n}
sharpen {v} (to make sharp)  :: scherpen, slijpen, aanscherpen
sharpener {n} (device for making things sharp)  :: slijper {m}
sharpness {n} (cutting ability of an edge)  :: scherpheid {f}
sharpness {n} (fineness of a point)  :: gescherptheid {f}, scherpte {f}
sharpness {n} (of an image)  :: scherpte {f}
sharpness {n} (pungency, acidity)  :: scherpte {f}
shashlik {n} (skewered dish)  :: sjasliek
shatter {v} (to smash, or break into tiny pieces)  :: verbrijzelen
shatter {v} (to violently break something into pieces)  :: aan diggelen slaan
shave {v}  :: [shave oneself] zich scheren , scheren (shave someone else)
shave {v} (to remove hair from one's face)  :: zich scheren
shave {v} (to remove hair from)  :: scheren
shaver {n} (barber) SEE: barber  ::
shaver {n} (boy) SEE: boy  ::
shaver {n} (pillager) SEE: pillager  ::
shaver {n} (sharper) SEE: sharper  ::
shaw {n} (thicket) SEE: thicket  ::
she {pron} (person)  :: zij
shea {n} (tree)  :: Sheaboom {m}
sheaf {n} (bundle of grain or straw)  :: schoof
sheaf {n} (mathematical construct)  :: schoof
shear {n} (a force that produces a shearing strain)  :: afschuifkracht {m}
shear {v} (to cut)  :: afsnijden, knippen
shear {v} (to deform because of shearing forces)  :: afschuiven
shear {v} (to remove the fleece from a sheep)  :: scheren
sheared {v} (past participle of shear)  :: geschoren
sheared {v} (past tense of shear)  :: schoor, schoren
shearwater {n} (seabird)  :: pijlstormvogel {m}
she-ass {n} (female ass, female donkey, jenny)  :: ezelin {f}
sheath {n} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
sheath {n} (long case)  :: huls {f}
sheath {n} (scabbard)  :: schede {f}
sheath {v} (put (an object) into its sheath)  :: in de schede steken
sheath {v} (put (a sword) into its sheath)  :: in de schede steken, terugtrekken
sheathe {v}  :: in de schede steken
sheathe {v} (to put something, such as a knife, into a sheath)  :: in de schede steken
sheave {n} (wheel having a groove)  :: katrolschijf {c}
she-bear {n} (a female bear)  :: berin {f}
she-cat {n} (a female cat)  :: wijfjeskat {f}, kattin {f}
shed {n} (temporary structure to shelter something)  :: loods, schuur
shed {v} (to allow to flow or fall)  :: storten
shed {v} (to cast off, to let fall, be divested of)  :: afwerpen
shed {v} (to part or divide)  :: splijten
shed {v} (to pour; to make flow)  :: vergieten
shed {v} (to radiate, cast, give off)  :: werpen
sheen {n} (splendor; radiance; shininess)  :: glans {m}, glittering {f}
sheen {v} (shine; glisten)  :: glanzen, glitteren, glimmen
sheep {n} (animal)  :: schaap {n}, schapen {p}
sheepfold {n} (enclosure)  :: schapenstal {m}
sheepherder {n} (person herding sheep)  :: schaapsherder {m}
sheepherder {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd  ::
sheeple {n} (the sheeple, one of the sheeple)  :: kudde
sheer {adj} (pure; unmixed)  :: puur, klaar, klinkklaar
sheer {adj} (straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular)  :: recht, steil
sheer {adj} (very thin or transparent)  :: flinterdun
sheet {n} (bedsheet) SEE: bedsheet  ::
sheet {n} (expanse of material on the ground)  :: laag {f}
sheet {n} (rope to adjust sail)  :: schoot
sheet {n} (sheet of material)  :: blad {n}, laag {f}
sheet {n} (sheet of paper)  :: blad {n}
sheet music {n} (hand-written or printed form of musical notation)  :: partituur {f}
sheik {n} (1920s: romantic lover)  :: sheik {m}
sheik {n} (Gulf countries: official title for members of the royal family)  :: sheik {m}
sheik {n} (Islamic religious clergy)  :: sheik {m}
sheik {n} (leader of an Arab village, family or small tribe)  :: sheik {m}
Sheinwoodian {prop} (subdivision of the Silurian period)  :: Sheinwoodien
shekel {n} (sheqel) SEE: sheqel  ::
shelf {n} (capacity)  :: schap {n}, rek {n}
shelf {n} (projecting ledge resembling a shelf)  :: schap {n}
shelf {n} (structure)  :: schap {n}, rek {n}, plank {f}, legplank {f}
shelf life {n} (the length of time a product will last without deteriorating)  :: houdbaarheid
shell {n} (by extension, any mollusks having such a covering)  :: schelp {f}
shell {n} (computing: general-purpose environment)  :: gebruikersomgeving {f}, shell {m}
shell {n} (covering of a nut)  :: schaal {f}, omhulsel {n}
shell {n} (hard calcareous or chitinous external covering of many invertebrates)  :: schelp {f}
shell {n} (hard covering of an egg)  :: schaal {f}, eierschaal {f}
shell {n} (hollow usually spherical or cylindrical projectile fired from a mortar or a cannon)  :: obus {m}
shell {n} (music: string instrument, whose acoustical chamber is formed like a shell)  :: lier {f}
shell {n} (psychological barrier to social interaction)  :: schulp {f}
shell {n}  :: schil {f}, schaal {f}, huls {f} {m}, omhulsel {n}
shell {v} (to bombard, to fire projectiles at)  :: bombarderen
shell {v} (to remove the outer covering or shell of something)  :: [fruit] schillen, [nut] kraken, [fruit or crustacean] pellen, [pea] doppen
shellac {n} (processed secretion of the lac insect)  :: schellak {m} {n}
shellfish {n} (aquatic food that has a shell)  :: schelpdier {n}
shelter {n} (a refuge or other protection)  :: onderdak {n}
shenanigan {n} (shenanigans) SEE: shenanigans  ::
shenanigans {n} (trickery, games; skulduggery)  :: bedrog, valsspelerij
shepherd {n} (a person who tends sheep)  :: herder {m}, schaapherder {m}
shepherd {n} (someone who watches over or guides)  :: herder {m}
shepherdess {n} (female shepherd)  :: schapenhoedster {f}, herderin {f}, [diminutive] herderinnetje {n}
sheqel {n} (currency unit in Israel)  :: sjekel {m}
Sheremetyevo {prop} (airport in Russia)  :: Sjeremetjevo
sheriff {n} (all meanings)  :: sheriff {m}
sherpa {n} (Sherpa employed as mountain guide)  :: sherpa {m}
she's unconscious {phrase} (she's unconscious)  :: zij is bewusteloos
she-tiger {n} (tigress) SEE: tigress  ::
Shetland {prop} (Shetland Islands) SEE: Shetland Islands  ::
Shetland Islands {prop} (group of islands)  :: Shetlandeilanden {p}
she-wolf {n} (female wolf)  :: wolvin {f}
shh {interj} (requesting silence)  :: sst
Shi'a {n} (branch of Islam)  :: sjia
Shi'a {n} (follower of Shi'a Islam)  :: sjiiet {m}
shibboleth {n} (A common or longstanding belief, custom, or catchphrase associated with a particular group, especially one with little current meaning or truth)  :: according to the particular context: visie, cliché, woord, slagzin, slogan
shibboleth {n} (A word, especially seen as a test, to distinguish someone as belonging to a particular nation, class, profession etc)  :: wachtwoord, herkenningswoord
shield {n} (anything that protects or defends)  :: bescherming {f}, scherm {n}
shield {n} (armor)  :: schild {n}
shield {n} (colloquial: a police badge)  :: badge {m}, penning {m}
shield {n} (figuratively, one who protects or defends)  :: beschermer {m}, beschermster {f}
shield {n} (heraldry)  :: wapenschild {n}
shield {n} (sci fi: a field of energy that protects or defends)  :: schild {n}, scherm {n}
shield {n} (transportation: a sign or symbol identifying a highway route.)  :: wegwijzer {m}, plaat {f}
shield {v} (electricity: to protect from the influence of)  :: afschermen
shield {v} (to protect, to defend)  :: afschermen, beschermen, verdedigen
shielded {adj} (provided with a shield)  :: geblindeerd
shift {n} (change of workers)  :: ploegendienst {m}, ploegenstelsel {n}
shift {n} (type of women's undergarment) SEE: slip  ::
shigellosis {n} (form of dysentery caused by intestinal infection with Shigella bacteria)  :: shigellose {f}
Shiite {adj} (of or pertaining to the Shi'a branch of Islam)  :: sjiitisch, sjiitische
Shiite {adj} (of or pertaining to the Shiites)  :: sjiitisch, sjiitische
Shiite {n} (follower of Shi'a Islam)  :: sjiiet {m}
shiksa {n} (non-Jewish girl)  :: sjikse {f} {n}
shimmer {v} (to shine with a veiled light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer)  :: glimmen
Shimon {prop} (male given name) SEE: Simeon  ::
Shimshon {prop} (given name) SEE: Samson  ::
shin {n} (front part of the leg below the knee)  :: scheen {f}
shinbone {n} (tibia)  :: scheenbeen {n}
shine {n} (brightness from a source of light)  :: schijn {f}, straling {f}
shine {n} (brightness from reflected light)  :: glans {m}
shine {n} (excellence in quality or appearance)  :: uitmuntendheid {f}, bravoure {f}
shine {n} (shoeshine) SEE: shoeshine  ::
shine {n} (slang: moonshine) SEE: moonshine  ::
shine {n} (sunshine) SEE: sunshine  ::
shine {v} (to be immediately apparent)  :: voor de hand liggen
shine {v} (to distinguish oneself)  :: uitblinken
shine {v} (to emit light)  :: schijnen, stralen
shine {v} (to polish)  :: opblinken, polieren
shine {v} (to reflect light)  :: glanzen, blinken
shiner {n} (black eye) SEE: black eye  ::
shingle {n} (small, smooth pebbles)  :: grind {n}
shingles {n} (herpes zoster)  :: gordelroos {f}
shinkansen {n} (bullet train) SEE: bullet train  ::
shin splint {n} (painful inflammation of muscles in the shins)  :: beenvliesontsteking {f}
Shinto {prop} (religion)  :: Shintoïsme {n}
Shintoism {prop} (Shinto) SEE: Shinto  ::
shiny {adj}  :: glanzend, blinkend
shiny {adj} (reflecting light)  :: glanzend, glimmend
ship {n} (large water vessel)  :: schip {n}
-ship {suffix} (Property or state of being)  :: -schap
ship {v} (to pass from one person to another)  :: doorgeven
ship {v} (to send a parcel or container)  :: verschepen, verzenden, opsturen, uitleveren
ship {v} (to send by water-borne transport)  :: verschepen
shipload {n} (amount of cargo)  :: scheepsvracht {m} {f}
shipwreck {n} (An event where a ship sinks or runs aground.)  :: schipbreuk {f}
shipwreck {n} (A ship that has sunk or run aground so that it is no longer seaworthy.)  :: scheepswrak {n}, wrak {n}
shipwreck {v} (to wreck a vessel)  :: schipbreken, schipbreuk lijden
shipyard {n} (place to build and repair ships)  :: scheepswerf {f}
Shiraz {n} (variety of black grape)  :: syrah
shire {n} (former administrative area of Britain; a county)  :: graafschap {n}
shirk {v} (avoid a duty)  :: zich drukken, zijn plicht ontlopen
shirt {n} (article of clothing)  :: hemd {n}, overhemd {n}, shirt
shirttail {n} (bottom part of shirt)  :: hemdsslip, slip
shish kebab {n} (roasted meat)  :: shish kebab, kebab, sjaslik?
shit {interj} (expression of worry, failure)  :: kut
shit {n} (definite plural: diarrhea)  :: diarree, racekak
shit {n} (nasty, despicable person)  :: klootzak {m}, rotzak {m}
shit {n} (nonsense, bullshit)  :: gelul {n}
shit {n} (not anything, nothing)  :: geen reet
shit {n} (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)  :: poep, stront, kak, schijt
shit {v} (to defecate)  :: schijten
shit {v} (vulgar slang: to excrete (something) through the anus)  :: schijten
shit ass {n} (shitass) SEE: shitass  ::
shit-for-brains {adj} (Very stupid)  :: hersenloos, schijt-voor-hersenen
shit happens {phrase} (expression of acceptance of misfortune) SEE: such is life  ::
shithouse {adj} (of poor quality)  :: schijt-, stront-
shithouse {n} (outhouse)  :: schijthuis {n}, schijthuisje {n}, secreet
shitter {n} (anus (vulgar)) SEE: ass  ::
shive {n} (obsolete: splinter)  :: splinter {m}, pluisje {n}
shive {n} (shiva) SEE: shiva  ::
shive {n} (slice)  :: schijf {c}, snee {f}, snede {f}
shiver {v} (to tremble or shake)  :: rillen, bibberen
Shlomo {prop} (given name) SEE: Solomon  ::
shoal {n} (group of fish)  :: school {f}
shoal {n} (sandbank)  :: zandbank {c}
shock {n} (arrangement of sheaves for drying) SEE: stook  ::
shock {n}  :: schok
shock absorber {n} (device to absorb shocks)  :: schokdemper {m}
shock wave {n} (A powerful compression wave)  :: schokgolf {m}
shoddy {adj} (exhibiting poor quality)  :: nagemaakt
shoe {n} (piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse’s foot) SEE: horseshoe  ::
shoe {n} (protective covering for the foot)  :: schoen {m}
shoe {n} (something resembling a shoe (e.g. brake shoe))  :: schoen {m}
shoe {v}  :: schoenen aantrekken, schoeien
shoe {v} (to put horseshoes on a horse)  :: beslaan
shoeblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
shoehorn {n} (tool used to assist the foot)  :: schoenlepel {m}
shoehorn {v} (to exert great effort to insert or include something)  :: proppen, persen
shoehorn {v} (to use a shoehorn)  :: een schoenlepel gebruiken
shoelace {n} (for fastening a shoe)  :: schoenveter {m}
shoemaker {n} (a person who makes shoes)  :: schoenmaker {m}, schoenmaakster {f}
shoe polish {n} (product used to make shoes shine)  :: schoensmeer {n}
shoeshine boy {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
shoeshine girl {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
shoetree {n} (device to preserve the shape of a shoe) SEE: shoe tree  ::
shoo {v} (usher) SEE: usher  ::
shoo-in {n} (candidate that is the presumptive winner)  :: gedoodverfde winnaar, kat in't bakkie
shoot {interj} (expressing disdain)  :: stik
shoot {n} (emerging stem and embryonic leaves of a new plant)  :: scheut {f}
shoot {v} (to fire a shot)  :: schieten
shoot {v} (to fire multiple shots)  :: schieten
shoot {v} (to hit with a shot)  :: schieten
shooter {n} (a person who shoots)  :: schutter {m}
shooting {n} (instance of shooting)  :: schietpartij {f}
shooting star {n} (meteor)  :: vallende ster {m} {f}
shoot one's mouth off {v} (make reckless or exaggerated statements)  :: overdrijven
shoot the shit {v} (chat casually) SEE: shoot the breeze  ::
shop {n} (establishment that sells goods)  :: winkel {m}
shop {n} (workshop)  :: werkplaats, atelier {n}
shop {v} (to visit shops)  :: winkelen, inkopen doen, shoppen, boodschappen doen
shopkeeper {n} (trader who sells goods in a shop)  :: winkelier, detaillist {m} {f}
shoplifter {n} (one who steals from shops)  :: winkeldief {m}
shoplifting {n} (action of the verb to shoplift)  :: winkeldiefstal {m}
shoppe {n} (shop) SEE: shop  ::
shopping {n} (activity of buying)  :: winkelen {p}, boodschappen doen
shopping bag {n} (strong bag for carrying purchases)  :: boodschappentas {f}
shopping basket {n} (basket for groceries and merchandise)  :: boodschappenmandje {n}, mandje {n}
shopping cart {n} (conveyance used to carry items while shopping)  :: winkelwagen {m}, winkelwagentje {n}
shopping center {n} (shopping centre) SEE: shopping centre  ::
shopping centre {n} (large retail outlet)  :: winkelcentrum {m}
shopping mall {n} (shopping centre) SEE: shopping centre  ::
shopping trolley {n} (shopping cart) SEE: shopping cart  ::
shop window {n} (large window at the front of a shop)  :: etalage {f}, uitstalraam {n}, vitrine {f}
shore {n} (land adjoining a large body of water)  :: kust, oever {m}
shore {v} (support) SEE: shore up  ::
shore bird {n} (shorebird) SEE: shorebird  ::
shorebird {n} (long-legged bird)  :: waadvogel {m}
shore pine {n} (lodgepole pine) SEE: lodgepole pine  ::
shore up {v} (to reinforce (something at risk of failure))  :: versterken
short {adj}  :: [1] kort, [1] korte, [1] dicht, [1] dichte
short {adj} (having a small distance between ends or edges)  :: kort
short {adj} (of a person, of comparatively little height)  :: klein
short {v} (shortchange) SEE: shortchange  ::
shortage {n}  :: krapte {f}, tekort {n}
short circuit {n} (an unintentional connection of low resistance or impedance in a circuit)  :: kortsluiting {f}
shortcrust pastry {n} (pastry without leavening agent)  :: kruimeldeeggebak {n}
short of {phrase} (except) SEE: except  ::
shorts {n} (pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees)  :: hotpants
shorts {n} (plural of short) SEE: short  ::
short-sighted {adj} (myopic) SEE: myopic  ::
short story {n} (work of fiction)  :: kort verhaal {n}
short-term {adj} (of a short duration of time)  :: kortdurend, kortlopend
short-term {adj} (of the near or immediate future)  :: op kort termijn
shortwave {adj} (of radio waves)  :: kortegolf {f}
Shoshone {prop} (Amerind language)  :: Shoshone
Shoshone {prop} (Amerind people)  :: Shoshone
shot {adj} (tired, weary)  :: uitgeput
shot {adj} (worn out)  :: versleten
shot {n} (heavy iron ball used for the shot put)  :: kogel {m}
shot {n} (launching of a ball or similar object toward a goal)  :: schot {n}
shot {n} (result of launching a projectile)  :: schot {n}
shot {n} (small metal balls used as ammunition)  :: hagel {m}
Shota {prop} (male given name)  :: Sjota
shot glass {n} (small glass)  :: borrelglas
shotgun {n} (gun)  :: hagelgeweer {n}, jachtgeweer {n}, buks {m} {f}
shotgun wedding {n} (wedding in which the bride is pregnant)  :: moetje {n}
should {v} (expressing obligation)  :: moeten, zou moeten
should {v} (If; in case of)  :: mochten
should {v}  :: zou, zouden
shoulder {n} (joint between arm and torso)  :: schouder {m}
shoulder {n} (part of a road where drivers may stop in an emergency)  :: berm {m}, vluchtstrook {m}
shoulder blade {n} (bone)  :: schouderblad {n}
shoulder joint {n} (glenohumeral joint) SEE: glenohumeral joint  ::
shoulder pole {n} (carrying pole) SEE: carrying pole  ::
shout {n} (a loud burst of voice)  :: schreeuw {m}
shout {v} (to utter a sudden and loud outcry)  :: schreeuwen
shovel {n} (spade) SEE: spade  ::
shovel {n} (tool for moving portions of material)  :: schop {f}, schep {f}
shovel {v} (to move materials with a shovel)  :: scheppen
shoveler {n} (duck in the genus Anas)  :: slobeend
show {n} (entertainment)  :: show, voorstelling
show {n} (exhibition)  :: tentoonstelling, expositie
show {v} (to display)  :: tonen, laten zien, vertonen
show {v} (to indicate (a fact) to be true)  :: aantonen, demonstreren, bewijzen
shower {n} (baby shower) SEE: baby shower  ::
shower {n} (bridal shower) SEE: bridal shower  ::
shower {n} (brief fall of rain)  :: regenbui {f}, bui {f}, schoer {m}
shower {n} (device for bathing)  :: douche {m}, stortbad {n}
shower {n} (instance of using of this device)  :: douche {m}, stortbad {n}
shower {v} (to bathe using a shower)  :: douchen, een douche nemen, een stortbad nemen
shower {v} (to spray with)  :: besproeien
shower curtain {n} (waterproof curtain)  :: douchegordijn {n}
shower head {n} (part of a shower where the water comes out)  :: douchekop {m}
showman {n} (person who produces or presents shows as a profession) SEE: impresario  ::
show off {v} (to exhibit, to demonstrate something for the purpose of bragging)  :: zich aanstellen, pronken met
show-off {n} (one who shows off)  :: aansteller {m}, uitslover {m}
show of hands {n} (A vote by raising a hand)  :: hoofdelijke stemming
show up {v} (to expose)  :: tentoonstellen
shrank {n} (A decorative wooden wardrobe)  :: shrank
shrapnel {n} (fragments and debris thrown out by an exploding device)  :: granaatscherven {p} {f}
shrapnel {n} (loose change) SEE: loose change  ::
shred {v} (to cut or tear into narrow pieces or strips)  :: verscheuren, versnipperen
shrew {n} (mouselike animal)  :: spitsmuis {f}
shrewd {adj} (showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters)  :: schrander
shriek {n} (a sharp, shrill outcry or scream)  :: krijsen
shriek {v} (to utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry)  :: krijsen
shrike {n} (Any of various passerine birds of the family Laniidae which are known for their habit of catching other birds and small animals and impaling the uneaten portions of their bodies on thorns)  :: klauwier {m}, klapekster {m}
shrill {adj} (Sharp or keen to the senses)  :: scherp
shrimp {n} (decapod crustacean)  :: garnaal
shrine {n} (a holy place dedicated to a specific figure of respect)  :: schrijn
shrine {v} (enshrine) SEE: enshrine  ::
shrink {n} (psychiatrist or therapist (informal, belittling))  :: zielenknijper {m}, zielknijper {m}
shrink {v}  :: krimpen
shrink {v} (transitive: to cause something to shrink)  :: krimpen
shrive {v} (confess) SEE: confess  ::
shroud {n} (dress for the dead)  :: lijkwade {c}
shroud {n} (mast support)  :: want {n}
shrub {n} (woody plant)  :: struik, heester {f}
shrub celery {n} (the crisp thick leafstalk of the celery plant)  :: bleekselderij {m}, struikselderie
shrug {n} (gesture)  :: schouderophalen {n}
shrunk {v} (past participle of shrink)  :: gekrompen
shrunken {adj} (reduced in size as a result of shrinkage)  :: slinken, krimpen
shtick {n} (characteristic trait)  :: stokpaardje {n}
shtick {n} (gimmick)  :: sketch {m}, grol {m}, grap {m}
shtum {adj} (silent; speechless; dumb)  :: stom
shudder {n} (shivering tremor)  :: rilling
shudder {v} (to shake nervously, as if from fear)  :: huiveren
shuffle {v} (to put in a random order)  :: schudden
shuffle {v} (to walk without picking up one's feet)  :: slenteren
shufti {n} (glance) SEE: glance  ::
shun {v}  :: mijden, schuwen
shun {v} (to avoid)  :: ontwijken
shunt {v} (to move a train or carriages)  :: rangeren
shut {v} (to close)  :: sluiten, dichtklappen
shut down {v} (to turn off or stop)  :: afsluiten, uitzetten
shutter {n} (part of a camera)  :: sluiter {m}
shutter {n} (protective panels over windows)  :: luik {n}
shuttlecock {n} (badminton ball)  :: shuttle {m}, pluimbal {m}, vederbal {m}
shut up {v} ("I don't believe it!")  :: ga weg!, dat meen je niet!, nooit!
shut up {v} (imperative: "Shut up!")  :: hou je kop, kop dicht, hou je smoel, hou je bek
shut up {v} (intransitive: to stop talking or making noise)  :: zwijgen, stilvallen
shut up {v}  :: ophouden, mond houden, bek dicht, klep dicht, hou je muil
shvitz {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
shy {adj} (cautious)  :: verstandig, voorzichtig
shy {adj} (easily frightened)  :: schuchter, bedeesd, schroomvallig, timide, verlegen
shy {adj} (embarrassed)  :: verlegen, beschroomd, bedeesd
shy {adj} (reserved)  :: gereserveerd
shy {adj} (short, less than)  :: klein
shy {adj}  :: verlegen, schuchter, schuchtere, gegeneerd, gegeneerde
shy {n} (act of throwing)  :: worp {f}, aangooi {f}
shy {n} (place for throwing)  :: gooiplek {f}, gooiplaats {f}
shy {v} (to avoid due to timidness or caution) SEE: shy away  ::
shy {v} (to fling)  :: gooien, werpen, weggooien
shy {v} (to jump back in fear)  :: terugspringen
shylock {n} (loan shark) SEE: loan shark  ::
shylock {v} (to lend at exorbitant rates)  :: woekerlenen
Siamese cat {n} (mammal)  :: siamees
sib {n} (kindred) SEE: kindred  ::
sib {n} (kinsman) SEE: kinsman  ::
sib {n} (sibling) SEE: sibling  ::
Siberia {prop} (region of Russia)  :: Siberië {n}
Siberian {adj} (from, of or pertaining to Siberia)  :: siberisch
Siberian Husky {n} (Siberian Husky dog)  :: Siberische husky {m}
Siberian tiger {n} (Panthera tigris altaica)  :: Siberische tijger {m}
sibilant {n} (phonetics: a hissing sound)  :: sisklank {c}, sibilant {c}
sibling {n} (person who shares same parents)  :: broer/broeder {m}, zus/zuster {f}
sibylline {adj} (clairvoyant)  :: helderziend, sibillijns
sibylline {adj} (pertaining to a sibyl)  :: sibillijns
Sicilian {adj} (relating to Sicily or its inhabitants)  :: Siciliaans
Sicilian {n} (person)  :: Siciliaan {m}, Siciliaanse {f}
Sicilian {prop} (language)  :: Siciliaans
Sicily {prop} (island)  :: Sicilië {n}
sick {adj} (in poor health)  :: ziek, zieke
sick {n} (sick people)  :: zieke {m} {f}, zieken {p}
sick and tired {adj} (frustrated and annoyed) SEE: fed up  ::
sickbed {n} (a bed used by a person who is sick)  :: ziekbed {n}
sickle {adj}  :: sikkel de
sickle {n} (agricultural implement)  :: sikkel {f}, zichel {f}, zicht {f}
sickle cell anaemia {n} (sickle cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia  ::
sickle-cell anaemia {n} (sickle-cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia  ::
sickle-cell anemia {n} (disease characterized by sickle-shaped red blood cells)  :: sikkelcelanemie {f}
sickle-cell disease {n} (sickle-cell disease) SEE: sickle-cell anemia  ::
sickness {n}  :: ziekte de
side {n} (bounding straight edge of an object)  :: zijde {f}
side {n} (flat surface of an object)  :: zijde {f}, kant {m}, vlak {n}
side {n} (left or right half)  :: kant {m}, zijde {f}
side {n} (one possible aspect of a concept)  :: kant {m}, zijde {f}
side {n} (region in a specified position with respect to something)  :: kant {m}, zijde {f}
side {n} (set of opponents in a game)  :: kant {m}, ploeg {f}
side {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish  ::
side {n} (surface of a sheet of paper)  :: bladzijde {f}, pagina {f}, kant {m}
side {n} (television channel) SEE: channel  ::
sideband {n} (band of frequencies on each side of the frequency of a carrier wave)  :: zijband
sideburn {n} (sideburns) SEE: sideburns  ::
sideburns {n} (facial hair reaching from the top of the head down the side of the face to the side of the chin)  :: tochtlatten, bakkebaarden {m-p}
side by side {adv}  :: zij aan zij, naast elkaar
sidedish {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish  ::
side effect {n} (medicine: an adverse effect)  :: nevenwerking {f}
side effect {n} (unintended consequence of any action)  :: nevenwerking {f}, neveneffect {n}
side order {n} (accompaniment to main course) SEE: side dish  ::
sideproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct  ::
sidereal day {n} (day of sidereal time)  :: siderische dag {m}
sidereal year {n} (orbital period)  :: siderisch jaar {n}
side-straddle hop {n} (jumping jack) SEE: jumping jack  ::
side-striped jackal {n} (side-striped jackal)  :: gestreepte jakhals
sidewalk {n} (paved footpath)  :: stoep {f} {m}, trottoir {n}
sideward {adj} (toward a side)  :: zijwaarts
sideward {adv} (toward a side)  :: zijwaarts
sidewards {adj} (sideward) SEE: sideward  ::
sidewards {adv} (sideward) SEE: sideward  ::
sideways {adv} (with a side to the front)  :: zijwaarts
sideways {adv}  :: zijwaarts
Sidon {prop} (city state of Phoenicia)  :: Sidon
siege {n} (military blockade of settlement)  :: belegering {f}, beleg {n}
Sierpinski triangle {n} (a fractal consisting of three copies of itself)  :: driehoek van Sierpinski {m}
Sierra Leone {prop} (Republic of Sierra Leone)  :: Sierra Leone
sieve {n} (device to separate larger objects)  :: zeef {f}
sieve {v} (to strain, sift or sort using a sieve)  :: zeven
sift {v} (to examine (something) carefully)  :: ziften, zeven
sift {v} (to separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving)  :: ziften
sift {v} (to sieve or strain (something))  :: zift
sigh {interj} (expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, frustration or the like)  :: zucht
sigh {n} (a deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued, frustrated, or grieved; the act of sighing)  :: zucht {m}
sigh {n} (figuratively, a manifestation of grief; a lament)  :: verzuchting {f}, klacht {m}
sigh {v} (to inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it)  :: zuchten
sight {n} (ability to see)  :: gezichtsvermogen
sight {n} (device used in aiming a firearm)  :: vizier
sight {n} (something seen)  :: aanblik
sight {n} (something worth seeing)  :: bezienswaardigheid
sight for sore eyes {n} (a pleasing sight)  :: lust voor het oog
sigil {n} (seal, signature or signet)  :: zegel {n}
sigma {n} (letter of the Greek alphabet)  :: sigma {m}
sign {n} (any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols)  :: speciaal teken
sign {n} (flat object bearing a message)  :: bord, markering
sign {n} (linguistic unit in sign language)  :: gebaar, teken
sign {n} (meaningful gesture)  :: teken
sign {n} (omen)  :: voorteken, teken
sign {n} (positive or negative polarity)  :: teken
sign {n} (sign language in general)  :: gebarentaal
sign {n} (traffic sign)  :: verkeersbord
sign {n} (visible indication)  :: teken
sign {v} (to make (a document) official by writing one's signature)  :: ondertekenen
sign {v} (to write one's signature on a document)  :: ondertekenen
signage {n} (Signs taken collectively)  :: bewegwijzering {f}, bebording {f}
signal {n} (device to give indication)  :: sein {n}
signal {n} (electric or electromagnetic action that conveys information)  :: signaal {n}
signal {n} (indication)  :: signaal {n}, sein {n}
signature {n} (person’s autograph name)  :: handtekening
signature {n} (section of a book)  :: katern
significance {n} (extent to which something matters)  :: betekenis, belang {f}, importantie {f}
significance {n} (meaning)  :: betekenis {f}
significant {adj} (having noticeable effect)  :: voelbaar, waarneembaar, beduidend, significant, veelbetekenend, betekenisvol
significant other {n} (romantic partner, regardless of marital status)  :: wederhelft {m} {f}
signify {v} (to show one's intentions)  :: duidelijk maken, te kennen geven
sign in {v} (log in) SEE: log in  ::
sign language {n} (sign language)  :: gebarentaal
Sigrid {prop} (female given name)  :: Sigrid
Sikh {n} (an adherent of Sikhism)  :: sikh {m}
Sikhism {prop} (religion)  :: sikhisme {n}
silage {n} (fodder stored in a silo)  :: silage {f}
silane {n}  :: silaan {n}
Silas {prop} (male given name)  :: Silas {m}
silence {interj} (common imperative instructing the addressed to remain silent)  :: stilte!
silence {n} (lack of any sound)  :: stilte {f}
silence {n} (Not speaking as meditation or prayer)  :: stilzwijgen {n}
silence {n} (Right to not speak during arrest)  :: zwijgen {n}
silencer {n} (attachment)  :: demper, geluiddemper {m}
silencer {n} (something that silences another thing)  :: geluiddemper {m}
silent {adj} (free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet)  :: zwijgen [verb "to be silent"]
silently {adv} (in a silent manner; making no noise)  :: stilletjes
silent miscarriage {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
Silesia {prop} (region)  :: Silezië
Silesian {n} (inhabitant of Silesia)  :: Sileziër {m}
Silesian {n} (Slavic language)  :: Silezisch {n}
silicon {n} (non-metallic element)  :: silicium {n}
silicon dioxide {n} (SiO2)  :: silicium dioxyde
silk {n} (fabric)  :: zijde {f}, zijdedoek {m}
silk {n} (fiber)  :: zijde {f} (from silk worm); rag {n}, spinrag {n} (from spider)
silken {adj} (made of silk)  :: zijden
silk-screen printing {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing  ::
silkworm {n} (caterpillar)  :: zijdevlinderrups {m}
sill {n} (base of a window)  :: vensterbank {f}
silly {adj} (foolish, showing a lack of good sense and wisdom)  :: ondoordacht
silly {adj} (irresponsible, showing irresponsible behaviors)  :: dom
silly {adj} (pejorative: simple, not intelligent, unrefined)  :: dom, stom
silly {adj} (playful, giggly)  :: ondeugend, gek
silly goose {n} (silly person)  :: domme gans {f}
silly string {n} (sprayed coloured foam)  :: serpentinespray {m}, spuitserpentine {f}
silovik {n} (former member of the security services and the military, any power structure (Russia))  :: silovik {m}
silt {n} (fine earth deposited by water)  :: silt
siltstone {n} (type of rock)  :: siltsteen
silver {adj} (having a color/colour like silver)  :: zilverkleurig, zilverkleurige
silver {adj} (made from silver)  :: zilveren
silver {n} (color/colour)  :: zilver {n}, zilverkleur {f}
silver {n} (cutlery/silverware)  :: bestek {n}
silver {n} (items made of silver or other white metal)  :: zilverwerk {n}
silver {n} (metal)  :: zilver {n}
silverback {n} (mature male gorilla)  :: zilverrug {m}
silver ball {n} (pinball) SEE: pinball  ::
silverfish {n} (type of bristletail)  :: zilvervisje
silversmith {n} (person who makes articles out of silver)  :: zilversmid {m}
silverware {n} ((US) knives, forks and spoons)  :: tafelzilver {n}, bestek {n}
silvery-cheeked antshrike {n} (Sakesphorus cristatus)  :: campos-mierklauwier
silviculture {n} (forestry)  :: bosbouw {m}
SIM card {n} (small, removable card which stores mobile phone data)  :: Simkaart
Simferopol {prop} (city)  :: Simferopol
similar {adj} (Having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable)  :: gelijkend
similarity {n} (closeness)  :: gelijkenis {f}
simile {n} (figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another)  :: vergelijking {f}
simmer {v} ((intransitive) to cook or undergo heating slowly)  :: sudderen
simmer {v} ((transitive) to cause to cook or undergo heating slowly)  :: aan het sudderen brengen
Simon says {n} (children's game)  :: Commando
simony {n} (act of buying and selling ecclesiastical offices and pardons)  :: simonie,handel in geestelijke ambten/privileges
simoom {n} (hot, dry wind)  :: samoen {m}
simple {adj} (simple-minded)  :: achterlijk, simpel
simple {adj} (uncomplicated)  :: eenvoudig, simpel
simple future {n} (future tense)  :: onvoltooid toekomende tijd
simple past {n} (the simple past)  :: onvoltooid verleden tijd {m}
simple present {n} (present tense)  :: onvoltooid tegenwoordige tijd v O.V.T.
simpleton {n} (simple person lacking common sense)  :: simpele, domoor {m}, idioot {m}
simplification {n} (act of simplifying)  :: vereenvoudiging {f}, versimpeling {f}
Simplified Chinese {prop} (Chinese written using simplified characters)  :: vereenvoudigd Chinees {n}
simplify {v} (to make simpler)  :: vereenvoudigen, versimpelen
simulation {n}  :: simulatie {f}
simultaneity {n} (the quality or state of being simultaneous)  :: gelijktijdigheid {c}
simultaneous {adj} (at the same time)  :: gelijktijdig, simultaan
simultaneously {adv} (occurring at the same time)  :: tegelijkertijd, tegelijk, simultaan, gelijktijdig
simultaneousness {n} (the quality or state of being simultaneous)  :: gelijktijdigheid {f}
sin {n} (violation of religious law)  :: zonde
sin {n}  :: zonde {f}
since {adv} (from a specified time in the past)  :: sindsdien
since {conj} (because)  :: aangezien, omdat
since {conj} (from the time that)  :: sinds, sedert
since {prep} (from (time))  :: sinds, sedert
sincere {adj} (earnest)  :: oprecht
sincereness {n} (sincerity) SEE: sincerity  ::
sincerity {n} (quality of being sincere)  :: oprechtheid {f}
sine {n} (trigonometric function)  :: sinus {m}
sinecure {n} (a position that requires no work but still gives a payment)  :: sinecure
Sinemurian {n} (subdivision of the Jurassic period)  :: Sinemurien
sinew {n} (source of acquiring strength)  :: wilskracht
sinew {n} (strength)  :: spierkracht, sterkte
sinew {n} (tendon) SEE: tendon  ::
sinful {adj} (evil) SEE: evil  ::
sinful {adj} (of or relating to sin)  :: zondig
sing {v} (to produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice)  :: zingen
Singapore {prop} (Republic of Singapore)  :: Singapore
singer {n} (person who sings)  :: zanger {m}, zangeres {f}
singeress {n} (songstress) SEE: songstress  ::
singing {n} (the act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing)  :: zang {m}
single {adj} (not married nor dating)  :: alleenstaand
single {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket  ::
single {n} (one who is not married)  :: vrijgezel
single {v} (farming: to thin out) SEE: thin out  ::
single celled {adj} (consisting of one cell) SEE: unicellular  ::
single-lens reflex {n} (of a camera allowing one to view through the same lens used to take a photograph)  :: spiegelreflexcamera {f}
singlet {n} (a sleeveless shirt)  :: onderhemd {n}
single ticket {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket  ::
singleton {n} (computing: class)  :: singleton {n}
singleton {n} (math: set)  :: singleton {n}, eenelementige verzameling {f}
singleton {n} (playing card)  :: blote kaart {f}, singleton {m}
singleton {n} (single object)  :: enkeling {m}
single transferable vote {n} (voting system)  :: enkelvoudige overdraagbare stem
singular {adj} (being out of the ordinary)  :: ongewoon
singular {adj} (being the only one of a kind)  :: enig, enige
singular {adj} (distinguished by superiority)  :: uitzonderlijk, opmerkelijk, opmerkelijke
singular {adj} (grammar: referring to only one thing)  :: enkelvoudig, enkelvoudige
singular {n} (grammar: form of a word that refers to only one thing)  :: enkelvoud {n}
singularity {n} (mathematics: value for which a derivative does not exist)  :: singulariteit {f}
singularity {n} (peculiar state or occurrence)  :: bijzonderheid {f}
singularity {n} (physics: point of infinite density)  :: singulariteit {f}
singularity {n} (point where all lines meet)  :: vluchtpunt {n}
singularity {n} (point where infinite value is reached)  :: singulariteit {f}
Sinhala {prop} (Sinhalese) SEE: Sinhalese  ::
sinicization {n} (process of sinicising)  :: sinificatie
sink {n} (basin)  :: gootsteen {m}, afwasbak {m}
sink {n} (sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole  ::
sink {v} (cause (ship, etc) to sink)  :: zinken
sink {v} (descend into liquid, etc)  :: zinken
sink {v} (submerge)  :: onderdompelen
sinker {n} (sinker nail) SEE: sinker nail  ::
sinless {adj} (without sin)  :: zondeloos
sinner {n} (person who has sinned)  :: zondaar {m}
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Japanese) SEE: Sino-Japanese  ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Korean) SEE: Sino-Korean  ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Vietnamese) SEE: Sino-Vietnamese  ::
Sint Maarten {prop} (Island)  :: Sint Maarten
sinusoid {adj} (sinusoidal) SEE: sinusoidal  ::
siphon {n} (a bent pipe or tube with one end lower than the other)  :: hevel
sir {n} (address to a military superior)  :: meneer {m}
sir {n} (address to any male, especially if his name or proper address is unknown)  :: meneer {m}, mijnheer {m}
sir {n} ( man of a higher rank or position)  :: heer {m}, meneer {m}
siren {n} (dangerously seductive woman)  :: sirene {f}
siren {n} (device for making a sound alarm)  :: sirene {f}
siren {n} (nymph of Greek mythology)  :: sirene {f}
sirensong {n} (siren song) SEE: siren song  ::
sirloin {n} (cut of beef)  :: lendestuk {n}, lendenstuk {n}
sirup {n} (syrup) SEE: syrup  ::
siskin {n} (small European finch)  :: sijs
sissify {v} (To make sissy; to emasculate.)  :: verwijven, ontmannen
sissy {n} (sister) SEE: sis  ::
sister {n} (a nun; a female member of a religious community)  :: zus {f}, zuster {f}, kloosterzuster, non
sister {n} (senior nurse)  :: zuster {f}, verpleegster
sister {n} (woman or girl having the same parents)  :: zus {f}, zuster {f}
sisterhood {n} (quality of being sisterly)  :: zusterschap {f}
sisterhood {n} (state of being sisters)  :: zusterschap {f}
sister-in-law {n} (brother's wife)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's brother's wife)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's sister)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's brother's wife)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's sister)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sistrum {n} (instrument)  :: sistrum {n}
sit {v} (of a person, be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs are supported)  :: zitten
sit {v}  :: zitten
sit down {v} (to assume a sitting position from a standing position)  :: gaan zitten
site map {n} (webpage that lists the contents of a website)  :: sidemap
sit on it {v} (sit on) SEE: sit on  ::
sitting room {n} (living room) SEE: living room  ::
situate {v}  :: situeren
situation {n} (one's status with regard to circumstances)  :: situatie
situation {n} (position vis-à-vis surroundings)  :: situatie
situation {n}  :: situatie {f}, ligging {f}, toestand {m}
situation {n} (state of affairs)  :: situatie
situation comedy {n} (episodic comedy television program, see also: sitcom)  :: situatie komedie
six {num} (cardinal number)  :: zes
six hundred {num} (cardinal number 600)  :: zeshonderd
sixteen {num} (cardinal number 16)  :: zestien {f}
sixteenth {num} (the ordinal form of the number sixteen)  :: zestiende
sixteenth note {n} (sixteenth note) SEE: semiquaver  ::
sixth {adj} (ordinal form of the number six)  :: zesde
sixtieth {adj} (the ordinal form of the number sixty)  :: zestigste, 60e
sixtieth {n}  :: zestigste
sixty {num} (cardinal number)  :: zestig {f}
sixty-eight {num} (cardinal number)  :: achtenzestig
sixty-first {num} (ordinal number)  :: eenenzestigste
sixty-five {num} (cardinal number)  :: vijfenzestig
sixty-four {num} (cardinal number)  :: vierenzestig
sixty-nine {n} (cardinal number)  :: negenenzestig
sixty-nine {n}  :: negenenzestig
sixty-nine {n} (sex position)  :: standje 69
sixty-one {num} (cardinal number)  :: eenenzestig
sixty-seven {num} (cardinal number)  :: zevenenzestig
sixty-six {num} (cardinal number)  :: zesenzestig
sixty-three {num} (cardinal number)  :: drieënzestig
sixty-two {num} (cardinal number)  :: tweeënzestig
sizable {adj} (sizeable) SEE: sizeable  ::
size {n} (assize) SEE: assize  ::
size {n} (dimensions or magnitude of a thing)  :: grootte {f}
size {n}  :: maat {f}, grootte {f}
skandha {n} (any of the five aspects constituting the sentient being in Buddhism)  :: khandha
skate {n} (act of skating or ice skating)  :: schaatsen
skate {n} (ice skate or roller skate)  :: schaats {m} {f}
skate {n} (runner )  :: schaats {m} {f}
skate {v}  :: schaatsen
skate {v} (to move along a surface (ice or ground) using skates)  :: schaatsen
skate {v} (to skateboard)  :: skaten, skateboarden
skateboard {n} (platform on wheels)  :: skateboard {n}
skateboard {v} (to use a skateboard)  :: skateboarden
skater {n} (insect) SEE: water strider  ::
skater {n} (person who skates)  :: schaatser {m}
skedaddle {v} (move or run away quickly)  :: vluchten, wegstuiven, het op een lopen zetten
skeeter {n} (mosquito) SEE: mosquito  ::
skeg {n} (Rudder-supporting structure)  :: scheg
skein {n} (quantity of yarn)  :: vendel {n}
skein {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak  ::
skeleton {n} (frame that provides support to a building)  :: skelet {n}, geraamte {n}
skeleton {n} (system that provides support to an organism)  :: skelet {n}, geraamte {n}
skeleton {n} (very thin person)  :: skelet {n}, vel over vlees
skeleton key {n} (a key that opens a range of locks)  :: loper {m}
skeptical {adj} (related to skepticism)  :: sceptisch
skepticism {n} (general disposition to doubt)  :: twijfelzucht {f}, scepticisme, skepticisme
skerry {n} (small rocky island)  :: scheer {m} {f}
sketch {n} (lookout) SEE: lookout  ::
sketch {n} (quick freehand drawing)  :: schets {c}
skew {adj} (neither perpendicular nor parallel)  :: scheef
skew {v} (to change or alter in a particular direction)  :: afleiden
skewer {n} (pin used to secure food during cooking)  :: spies
skewer {v} (to impale on a skewer)  :: vastprikken met een vleespin, aan het spit rijgen
skewness {n} (measure of the asymmetry)  :: scheefheid
skewness {n} (property of being skew)  :: scheefte
ski {n} (one of a pair of long flat runners designed for gliding over snow)  :: ski {m}
ski {v} (to move on skis)  :: skiën
skiascope {n} (retinoscope) SEE: retinoscope  ::
skid {n} (out of control sliding motion)  :: slip {f}
skid {v} (to slide in an uncontrolled manner)  :: slippen
skid mark {n} (black mark left on a road surface from tires)  :: remspoor
skier {n} (someone who practices skiing)  :: skiër {m}, skiester {f}
skiff {n} (Any of various types of boats small enough for sailing or rowing by one person)  :: skiff {m}
skilful {adj} (possessing skill, skilled)  :: bedreven, geschoold
skill {n} (capacity to do something well)  :: bekwaamheid {f}, vaardigheid {f}
skilled {adj}  :: bedreven
skillet {n} (dish or meal cooked in such a pan)  :: eenpansgerecht
skillet {n} (pan for frying)  :: braadpan, bakpan
skillful {adj} (possessing skill)  :: bedreven, vaardig
skim {adj} (having lowered fat content)  :: afgeroomd
skim {v} (read quickly, skipping some detail)  :: doorbladeren, diagonaal lezen
skim {v} (ricochet)  :: afketsen
skim {v} (scrape off; remove (something) from a surface)  :: afschrapen, afromen
skim {v} (throw an object so it bounces on water)  :: ketsen
skim milk {n} (milk with removed cream)  :: afgeroomde melk {f}, magere melk {f}
skimp {v} (to save; to be parsimonious or stingy)  :: beknibbelen
skin {n} (congealed layer on the surface of a liquid)  :: vel {n}
skin {n} (image used as the background of graphical user interface)  :: skin {f}
skin {n} (outer covering of the body of a person or animal)  :: huid {f}, vel {n}
skin {n} (rolling paper for cigarettes)  :: blaadje {n}, vloeitje {n}
skin {n} (skinhead)  :: skinhead, skin {m}
skin {n} (skin of an animal used by humans)  :: huid {f}, bont {n}, pels {f}
skin {n} (the outer protective layer of any plant or animal)  :: huid {f}, vel {n}
skin {v} (to injure the skin of)  :: schaven
skin {v} (to remove the skin of)  :: villen, onthuiden, (de huid) afstropen
skin {v} (to use a replacement image for the graphical user interface of)  :: een skin gebruiken
skin cancer {n} (malignant growth on the skin)  :: huidkanker {m}
skinflint {n} (one who is excessively stingy or cautious with money)  :: vrek
skinhead {n} (someone with a shaved head)  :: kaalgeknipt
skin mag {n} (skin magazine) SEE: skin magazine  ::
skinny {adj} (thin)  :: mager
skinny dipping {n} (practice of swimming in the nude)  :: naaktzwemmen
skip {v} (not to attend)  :: overslaan
skip {v} (to move by hopping on alternate feet)  :: huppelen, hinkelen, hoppen
skip {v} (to omit or disregard intermediate items or stages)  :: overslaan
skipping rope {n} (rope for play or exercise)  :: springtouw {n}, touwtjespringen {n}
skip rope {n} (rope used) SEE: skipping rope  ::
skip rope {v} (to jump over a rope) SEE: jump rope  ::
skirmish {n} (brief battle between small groups)  :: schermutseling {f}
skirmish {n} (minor dispute)  :: schermutseling {f}
skirt {n} (clothing)  :: rok {m}
skirt {n} (part of dress)  :: rok {m}
skirt {v}  :: omzomen, omcirkelen
skirt {v} (to be on or from the border of)  :: begrenzen
skirting board {n} (panel between floor and interior wall)  :: plint
skit {n} (comedy)  :: sketch {m}
skit {v} (poke fun)  :: plagen, belachelijk maken
ski track {n} (trail from/for skis)  :: loipe {f}
skitrack {n} (ski track) SEE: ski track  ::
skittish {adj} (easily scared)  :: schichtig
Skopje {prop} (Macedonia) SEE: Macedonia  ::
Skopostheorie {n} (idea that translating and interpreting should take into account function) SEE: Skopos theory  ::
skua {n} (predatory seabird of the family Stercorariidae)  :: jager {m}
skulk {v} (to conceal oneself; to hide)  :: zich verbergen, zich verstoppen
skull {n} (cranium)  :: schedel {m}, doodshoofd {n}, doodskop {m}, cranium {n}
skullduggery {n} (deceptive activities) SEE: skulduggery  ::
skunk {n} (animal)  :: stinkdier
skunk {n} (skunkweed) SEE: marijuana  ::
sky {n} (atmosphere above a point)  :: hemel {m}, lucht {c}
sky {n} (heaven)  :: hemel {m}
sky {n} (specific view, condition)  :: hemel {m}, firmament {n}
skyjacking {n} (The kidnapping of the passengers of an airplane by threat of force)  :: vliegtuigkaping {c}
skylark {n} (small brown passerine bird)  :: veldleeuwerik {m}
skylight {n} (opening in the roof)  :: zonnedak {n}, koepel {m}
skyline {n} (horizon) SEE: horizon  ::
skyline {n} (silhouette against city or buildings)  :: skyline {m} {f}
skyrocket {n} (pocket) SEE: pocket  ::
skyscraper {n} (tall building)  :: wolkenkrabber {m}
slack {adj} (not rapid or pressing)  :: tam
slack {adj} (not tense)  :: slap
slack {adj} (not using due diligence or care)  :: slecht gemaakt
slack {adj} (weak)  :: week
slack {n} (small coal, coal dust)  :: slak {m} {f}
slack {v} (to procrastinate)  :: treuzelen
slacks {n} (Casual trousers.)  :: jeans ,spijkerbroek
slag {n} (a woman (sometimes a man) who has loose morals relating to sex)  :: del
slag {n} (the impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore)  :: slak
slaked lime {n} (calcium hydroxide) SEE: calcium hydroxide  ::
slalomist {n} (slalomer) SEE: slalomer  ::
slam {n} (poetry slam) SEE: poetry slam  ::
slam {v} (to shut with sudden force and noise)  :: toeslagen
slander {n} (false, malicious statement)  :: laster {m}, smaad
slander {v} (utter a slanderous statement)  :: smaden
slanderous {adj} (Both untrue and harmful to a reputation)  :: lasterlijk
slang {n}  :: Bargoens {n}, dialect {n}
slang {n} (cant) SEE: cant  ::
slang {n} (jargon) SEE: jargon  ::
slap {n} (A blow.)  :: mep {f}, klets {f}
slap {v} (to give a slap)  :: meppen, kletsen
slap {v} (To place, to put carelessly)  :: neerkwakken
slapdash {adj} (done hastily)  :: gehaast
slapdash {adv} (in a hasty or careless manner)  :: haastig, nonchalant
slap in the face {n} (slap in the face or on the cheek)  :: muilpeer, oorvijg
slap someone five {v} (give someone five) SEE: give someone five  ::
slash {n} (slash fiction) SEE: slash fiction  ::
slash {n} (symbol)  :: schuine streep {f}
slate {adj} (bluish-grey/gray like slate)  :: leigrijs
slate {n} (colour/color)  :: leigrijs {n}
slate {n} (list of candidates for an election)  :: kandidatenlijst {f}
slate {n} (record of money owed)  :: bon, [Flemish] poef {f}
slate {n} (rock)  :: lei {n}, leisteen {n}
slate {n} (sheet of slate for writing on)  :: lei {n}, schoolbord {n}
slate {n} (tile)  :: lei {n}, leisteen {m}
slate {v} (criticise/criticize harshly)  :: afmaken, met de grond gelijk maken
slate {v} (destine)  :: voorzien, voorbestemmen
slate {v} (schedule)  :: plannen, vastleggen op, voor
slattern {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute  ::
slattern {n} (slut) SEE: slut  ::
slaughter {n} (killing of animals (also kosher and halal rituals))  :: slacht {f}
slaughter {n} (killing of people)  :: slachtpartij, bloedbad {n}
slaughter {v} (To butcher animals, generally for food (also kosher and halal rituals))  :: slachten
slaughter {v} (To massacre people in large numbers)  :: afslachten
slaughterhouse {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir  ::
Slav {n} (a member of a group of peoples in Eastern Europe speaking a Slavic language)  :: Slaaf {m}, Slavische {f}
slave {n} (person owned by another)  :: slaaf {m}, slavin {f}
slave {n}  :: slaaf {m}, [1, 2] slavin {f}
slaver {n} (slave ship)  :: slavenhaler {m}, slavenschip {n}
slaver {n} (slave trader)  :: slavenhandelaar {m}
slaver {v} (to drool saliva)  :: kwijlen, zabberen
slavery {n} (condition of servitude endured by a slave)  :: slavernij {f}
slavery {n} (institution or practice of owning human beings)  :: slavernij {f}
slavery {n}  :: slavernij {f}
Slavic {adj} (of the Slavs, their culture or languages)  :: slavisch
slavish {adj} (in the manner of a slave)  :: slaafs
Slavistics {n} (Slavic studies) SEE: Slavic studies  ::
Slavonia {prop} (region of Croatia)  :: Slavonië
Slavonic {adj} (Slavic) SEE: Slavic  ::
Slavonic studies {n} (Slavic studies) SEE: Slavic studies  ::
Slavyansk {prop} (Slovyansk) SEE: Slovyansk  ::
slay {v} (to kill, murder)  :: doden, vermoorden
sled {n} (sledge) SEE: sledge  ::
sledge {n} (sledgehammer) SEE: sledgehammer  ::
sledge {n} (sleigh or sled)  :: slee {f}, ar {m} {f}
sledgehammer {n} (kind of hammer)  :: voorhamer {m}
sleep {n} (state of reduced consciousness)  :: slaap {m}
sleep {n} (substance found in the corner of the eyes / figurative objectification of sleep)  :: slaap {m}
sleep {v} (to accommodate)  :: te slapen leggen, onderbrengen
sleep {v} (to rest in state of reduced consciousness)  :: slapen
sleep disorder {n} (medical disorder of sleep patterns)  :: slaapstoornis {f}
sleeper {n} (horizontal wooden or concrete structural member supporting railway lines)  :: dwarsligger {m}, biels {c}, biel {c}
sleeper {n} (railroad sleeping car) SEE: sleeping car  ::
sleeper {n} (someone who sleeps)  :: slaper {m}
sleep in {v} (to sleep late)  :: uitslapen [have a good sleep], verslapen [oversleep]
sleeping {adj} (asleep) SEE: asleep  ::
sleeping bag {n} (padded or insulated bag)  :: slaapzak {m}
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (fairy tale)  :: De Schone Slaapster, Doornroosje
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (main character in this story)  :: Doornroosje
sleeping car {n} (a railroad car with sleeping facilities for passengers travelling overnight.)  :: slaapwagen {m}
sleepless {adj} (absence of sleep)  :: slapeloos
sleep like a log {v} (to sleep well, without disturbance)  :: slapen als een blok
sleep start {n} (hypnic jerk) SEE: hypnic jerk  ::
sleep twitch {n} (hypnic jerk) SEE: hypnic jerk  ::
sleepwalk {v} (somnambulate) SEE: somnambulate  ::
sleepwalker {n} (somnambulist) SEE: somnambulist  ::
sleepwalking {n} (act of walking while not conscious or aware of it)  :: slaapwandelen {n}
sleepy {adj} (feeling the need for sleep)  :: slaperig
sleepy head {n} (a sleepy person) SEE: sleepyhead  ::
sleepyhead {n} (ruddy duck) SEE: ruddy duck  ::
sleepyhead {n} (sleepy person)  :: slaapkop {c}
sleet {n} (mixture of rain and snow)  :: smeltende sneeuw
sleet {n} (rain which freezes before reaching the ground)  :: ijzel
sleeve {n} (part of a garment that covers the arm)  :: mouw {m} {f}
sleeve {n} (record cover)  :: platenhoes {f}, hoes {f}
sleigh {adj} (sly) SEE: sly  ::
sleigh {n} (vehicle on runners) SEE: sledge  ::
sleight of hand {n} (performance)  :: goocheltoer
sleight of hand {n} (skill)  :: vingervlugheid
slender {adj} (thin)  :: slank
slender-horned gazelle {n} (Gazella leptoceros)  :: duingazelle {m}
sleuth {n} (detective)  :: speurder {m}, speurneus {m}, detective {m}, detectief {m} [informal]
sleuth {v} (detective)  :: naspeuren, schaduwen
slew {n} (a large amount)  :: een groot aantal
slew {n} (change of position)  :: ommekeer
slew {n} (device used for slaying)  :: moordwapen
slew {n} (the act, or process of slaying)  :: slachtpartij
slew {v} (To insert extra ticks or skip some ticks of a clock to slowly correct its time)  :: instellen, regelen
slew {v} (to make a public mockery of someone through insult or wit)  :: iemand te kakken zetten
slew {v} (to move something (usually a railway line) sideways)  :: verschuiven
slew {v} (to pivot)  :: omwentelen, draaien
slew {v} (to rotate or turn something about its axis)  :: omkeren, draaien
slew {v} (to skid)  :: schuiven, slippen
slew {v} (to veer a vehicle)  :: zwenken
slice {n} (thin, broad piece cut off)  :: plak {n}, schijf {n}
slick {n} (A covering of liquid, particularly oil)  :: slijk {n}
slide {n} (item of play equipment)  :: glijbaan {f}, schuifaf {f}
slide {n} (lever)  :: schuif {f}
slide {n} (microscope slide)  :: voorwerpglaasje {n}, objectglaasje {n}
slide {n} (rubble, earth and stones moving down)  :: lawine {f}
slide {n} (transparent image for projecting)  :: dia {m}, slide {m}
slide {n} (valve in eg. a trombone)  :: ventiel {n}
slide {v} (to cause to move in contact with a surface)  :: slepen, schuiven
slide {v} (to lose balance)  :: uitglijden
slide {v} (to move in continuous contact with a surface)  :: glijden
slide {v} (to move with low friction)  :: glijden
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener  ::
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener  ::
sliding door {n} (door)  :: schuifdeur
slight {adj} (insignificant)  :: onbeduidend
slightly {adv} (to a small extent or degree)  :: lichtelijk
slim {adj} (slender)  :: slank, dun
slim {v} (lose weight)  :: vermageren, lijnen, aan de lijn doen, afslanken, diëten
slime {n} (mucilaginous substance or mucus-like substance)  :: slijm {n}
slimy {adj} (glutinous)  :: slijmig, slijmerig
slimy {adj} (underhanded)  :: achterbaks
sling {n} (bandage)  :: verband
sling {n} (instrument for throwing)  :: slinger
sling {n}  :: slinger, zwaai, draagband
sling {v} (to throw)  :: slingeren, werpen, ophangen
slingshot {n} (Y-shaped stick)  :: katapult {m}
slink {v} (sneak about furtively)  :: sluipen
slip {n} (act of slipping)  :: slip {m}
slip {n} (medicine: return to previous behaviour)  :: herval {n}
slip {n} (nautical: space for a ship to moor) SEE: berth  ::
slip {n} (small piece of paper)  :: ondergoed {n}, stukje papier {n}, reep {m}
slip {n} (women’s undergarment)  :: slip {f}
slip {v} (to err)  :: falen
slip {v} (to lose one's traction)  :: slippen, uitglijden, falen
slipped disk {n} (protruding vertebral disk)  :: rughernia
slipper {n} (low shoe usually worn indoors)  :: pantoffel {m}
slipper {n} (person who slips)  :: slipper {m}, slipster {f}, schuiver {m}, schuifster {f}
slipper animalcule {n} (paramecium) SEE: paramecium  ::
slipperiness {n} (property of being slippery)  :: gladheid {f}
slippery {adj} (of a surface)  :: glibberig, glad
slippery jack {n} (mushroom in genus Suillus)  :: bruine ringboleet
slip road {n} (a segment of roadway that joins a motorway to ordinary roads)  :: afrit {m}
slipstick {n} (slide rule) SEE: slide rule  ::
slit {n} (narrow cut or opening; a slot)  :: spleet {f}, gleuf {f}
slit {n} (vulgar, slang: opening of the vagina)  :: spleet {f}
slit {v} (cut a narrow opening)  :: opensnijden
slit {v} (split into two parts)  :: splijten, opensnijden
slob {n} (lazy, slovenly person)  :: luiaard {m}
slobber {v} (To allow saliva or liquid to run from one's mouth)  :: kwijlen
slogan {n} (phrase associated with a product, used in advertising)  :: slagzin {m}
sloop {n} (single-masted sailboat)  :: sloep {m} {f}
slope {n} (area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward)  :: helling {f}
slope {n} (degree to which a surface tends upward or downward)  :: helling {f}, steilte {f}, glooiing {f}
slope {n} (mathematics)  :: richtingscoëfficient, helling
slope {n} (offensive: person of East Asian descent)  :: spleetoog
slope {v} (to tend steadily upward or downward)  :: glooien
slope {v} (to try to move surreptitiously)  :: sluipen
sloppy {adj} (messy; not neat, elegant, or careful)  :: slordig
slosh {v} (of a liquid, to shift chaotically; to splash noisily)  :: klotsen
slot {n} (A slot machine designed for gambling)  :: gokmachine, jackpot
sloth {n} (laziness)  :: luiheid {f}
sloth {n} (mammal)  :: luiaard {m}
slot machine {n} (vending machine) SEE: vending machine  ::
Slovak {adj} (of Slovakia or its language)  :: Slowaaks, Slovaaks
Slovak {n} (native of Slovakia)  :: Slowaak {m}, Slovaak {m}, Slowaakse {f}, Slovaakse {f}
Slovak {prop} (language of Slovakia)  :: Slowaaks {n}, Slovaaks {n}
Slovakia {prop} (Slovakia)  :: Slowakije, Slovakije
Slovene {adj} (adjective)  :: Sloveens
Slovene {n} (a person)  :: Sloveen {m}, Sloveense {f}
Slovene {prop} (the language)  :: Sloveens {n}
Slovenia {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Slovenië {n}
Slovenian {adj} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
Slovenian {n} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
Slovenian {prop} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
slovenly {adj} (careless or negligent; sloppy)  :: slordig
slovenly {adj} (having an untidy appearance; unkempt)  :: slordig, onverzorgd
slovenly {adj} (unwashed, dirty, disorderly)  :: vuil, slordig
slow {adj} (not quick in motion)  :: traag, langzaam, sloom
slow {adj} (of reduced intellectual capacity)  :: langzaam, langzame, sloom, slome
slow {v} (to reduce the speed of)  :: vertragen, ophouden
slowcoach {n} (plodder) SEE: plodder  ::
slow down {v} (to reduce speed)  :: afremmen
slowly {adv} (At a slow pace)  :: traag, traagjes, langzaam, langzaamaan
slowly but surely {adv} (in a slow, yet careful manner)  :: langzaam maar zeker
slowness {n} (quality of being slow)  :: langzaamheid, traagheid {f}
slow-witted {adj} (lacking a keen or swift intellect)  :: traag van begrip, sloom
slowworm {n} (Anguis fragilis)  :: hazelworm {m}
sluff {n} (slough) SEE: slough  ::
sluff {v} (slough) SEE: slough  ::
slug {n} (gastropod)  :: slak {f}, wijngaardslak {f}, naaktslak {f}
slug {n} (lazy person) SEE: sluggard  ::
sluggish {adj} (slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream)  :: langzaam
sluice {n} (passage for water)  :: sluis {f}
slum {n} (dilapidated neighborhood)  :: sloppenwijk {f}, krottenwijk {f}
slumber {n} (a very light state of sleep)  :: sluimering {f}
slumber {v} (to be in a very light state of sleep)  :: sluimeren
slumber party {n} (a party where people are dressed in pyjamas)  :: slaapfeestje {n}
slung {v} (simple past tense and past participle of sling)  :: (past tense) slingerde, slingerden, wierp, wierpen, hing op, hingen op (past participle) geslingerd, geworpen, opgehangen
slur {n} (The symbol indicating a legato passage, written as an arc over the slurred notes)  :: legatoboog
Slurpee {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush  ::
slushie {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush  ::
Slush Puppie {n} (slush) SEE: slush  ::
slushy {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush  ::
slut {n} (prostitute) SEE: whore  ::
slut {n} (sexually promiscuous woman)  :: slet {f}, hoer {f}, stoephoer {f}
slut {n}  :: slet {f}
slutty {adj} (Of or resembling a slut)  :: sletterig
sly {adj} (artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily)  :: sluw
sly {adj}  :: sluw, listig
sly as a fox {adj} (very sly)  :: sluw als een vos
smack {n} ((slang) heroin) SEE: horse  ::
small {adj} (not large)  :: klein, nietig, minuscuul
small {adj} (young)  :: klein, jong
small beer {n} (something of little importance)  :: klein bier
small-eared galago {n} (Otolemur garnettii) SEE: northern greater galago  ::
small hours {n} (very early morning)  :: kleine uurtjes {p}
small intestine {n} (upper part of the intestine)  :: dunne darm {m}
small potatoes {n} (small fry) SEE: small fry  ::
smallpox {n} (disease)  :: pokken {c}
small screen {n} (broadcast or cable television screen)  :: kleine scherm {n}
smalltown {n} (small town) SEE: small town  ::
smaragdine {n} (emerald) SEE: emerald  ::
smart {adj} (exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books)  :: slim
smart ass {n} (one promoting his own personality, wishes or views) SEE: smartass  ::
Smartism {n} (denomination of the Hindu religion)  :: Smartisme
smartphone {n} (electronic handheld device)  :: smartphone {m}
smash {n} (colloquial: something very successful)  :: voltreffer
smash {n} (in tennis)  :: smash
smash {n} (sound of a violent impact)  :: klap, dreun
smashing {adj} (wonderful)  :: indrukwekkend, verpletterend
smattering {n} (small number)  :: handvol {n}
smattering {n} (superficial knowledge)  :: greintje {n}
smear {n} (Pap smear) SEE: Pap smear  ::
smear {v} (to damage someone's reputation by slandering, making false accusations)  :: lasteren
smear {v} (to spread (a substance))  :: smeren, uitsmeren
smear {v} (to spread (a surface) with a substance)  :: insmeren
smear test {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: uitstrijkje {n}
smell {n} (sensation)  :: geur {m}, reuk {m}, stank {m} [unpleasant]
smell {n} (sense of smell)  :: reukzin {m}
smell {v} (sense with nose)  :: ruiken
smell {v} (to have a particular smell, whether good or bad; if descriptive, followed by "like" or "of")  :: ruiken, geuren, stinken [unpleasant]
smell-brain {n} (part of brain involved with smelling)  :: reukhersenen {p}
smelt {n} (any of the molten liquids involved in these processes)  :: smelten
smelt {n} (production of metal, especially iron, from ore) SEE: smelting  ::
smelt {n}  :: smelten, versmelten
smelting {n} (process of melting or fusion, especially to extract a metal from its ore)  :: wegsmelten
smew {n} (Mergus albellus)  :: nonnetje {n}
smile {n} (a happy face expression using mouth, but without producing voice)  :: glimlach {m}, lach
smile {v} (to have a smile on one's face)  :: glimlachen, smuilen
smiley {n} (emoticon) SEE: emoticon  ::
smirch {v} (to dirty)  :: vuil maken
smirk {n} (smile that is insolent, offensively self-satisfied or scornful)  :: grijnslach
smirk {v} (To smile in a way that is affected, smug, insolent or contemptuous)  :: grijnzen, meesmuilen
smith {n} (craftsperson who works metal)  :: smid {m}
Smith {prop} (most common surnames by language)  :: Jansen, De Jong, De Vries
Smith {prop} (surnames derived from the equivalents of "smith")  :: Smit, Smid
Smith {prop} (transliterations of the name "Smith")  :: Smith
smithereens {n} (Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items)  :: gruzelementen {p}
smithy {n} (forge) SEE: forge  ::
smog {n} (urban air pollution)  :: smog {m}
smoke {n} (baseball slang:fastball) SEE: fastball  ::
smoke {n}  :: sigaret {f} (doesn't look like a colloquial term for a cigarette)
smoke {n} (visible particles and vapour given off by burning material)  :: rook {m}, walm {m}
smoke {v} (to give off smoke)  :: roken
smoke {v} (to inhale and exhale smoke from a burning cigarette)  :: roken
smoke {v} (to inhale and exhale tobacco smoke regularly or habitually)  :: roken, smoren
smoke {v} (to preserve or prepare by treating with smoke)  :: roken
smoke alarm {n} (smoke detector) SEE: smoke detector  ::
smoke detector {n} (device)  :: rookmelder {m}
smokefall {n} (artificial waterfall of smoke for shows)  :: rookwaterval {m}
smokefall {n} (close of the day before nightfall, when fog comes)  :: schemermist {m}, avondmist {m}
smoker {n} (bee smoker) SEE: bee smoker  ::
smoker {n} (smoking car) SEE: smoking car  ::
smokescreen {n} (disguise, mask, cover)  :: rookgordijn {f}
smokestack {n} (a conduit or group of conduits atop a structure allowing smoke to flow out)  :: schoorsteen {m}
smoking {n} (smoking of tobacco)  :: roken
smolder {v} (To burn with no flame and little smoke)  :: smeulen
smooch {n} ((informal) a kiss)  :: bekken
smooth {adj} (action: natural; unconstrained)  :: glad
smooth {adj} (beverage: having a pleasantly rounded flavor; neither rough nor astringent)  :: fijn
smooth {adj} (bland; glib)  :: glad
smooth {adj} (edge: lacking projections or indentations; not serrated)  :: glad
smooth {adj} (food or drink: not grainy; having an even texture)  :: glad, zacht, fijn
smooth {adj} (lacking friction, not rough)  :: glad
smooth {adj} (mathematics, of a function: Having derivatives of all finite orders at all points within the function’s domain)  :: glad
smooth {adj} (motion: unbroken)  :: vlot
smooth {adj} (placid, calm)  :: glad
smooth {adj} (suave; sophisticated)  :: vlot, glad
smooth {adj} (without difficulty)  :: vlot
smooth {n} (domestic animal having a smooth coat)  :: gladhuidige {c}
smooth {n} (smoothing action)  :: zwaai {m}, streling {f}
smooth {n} (something which is smooth or easy)  :: gladheid {f}, glads {n}
smooth {v} (make smooth)  :: glad maken, gladstrijken
smoothen {v} (become smooth)  :: glad worden, afvlakken
smoothen {v} (make smooth)  :: glad maken, gladstrijken, afvlakken
smoothness {n} (condition of being smooth)  :: gladheid
smooth snake {n} (Coronella austriaca)  :: gladde slang
smother {v} (to extinguish or deaden)  :: uitdoven
smother {v} (to reduce to a low degree of vigor or activity)  :: temperen
smother {v} (to suffocate)  :: stikken
SMS {v} (to send a message on a cell phone)  :: sms'en
smug {adj} (irritatingly pleased with oneself; self-satisfied)  :: zelfingenomen
smuggle {v}  :: smokkelen
smuggler {n} (One who smuggles things)  :: smokkelaar {m}
smuggling {n} (an act of smuggling)  :: smokkel {m}
smugness {n} (state or quality of being smug)  :: zelfingenomenheid
smurf {n} (fictional character)  :: smurf
smut {n} (promiscuous woman) SEE: slut  ::
smut {n} (soot) SEE: soot  ::
snack {n} (a light meal)  :: tussendoortje {n}
snack {n} (an item of food eaten between meals)  :: tussendoortje
snail {n} (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell)  :: slak {f}, huisjesslak {f}
snail mail {n} (postal mail)  :: slakkenpost, snailmail
snail's pace {n} (A very slow pace)  :: slakkengang
snake {n} (legless reptile)  :: slang {f}, serpent {n}
snakebite {n} (the bite of a snake)  :: slangenbeet {m}
snake hawk {n} (laughing falcon) SEE: laughing falcon  ::
snaky {adj} (twisty) SEE: twisty  ::
snap {v} (to say abruptly or sharply)  :: snauwen
snapdragon {n} (any plant of the genus Antirrhinum)  :: leeuwenbek {m}
snap fastener {n} (fastening mechanism)  :: drukknoop {m}
snappy {adj} (rapid and without delay)  :: snel
snare drum {n} (tubular drum)  :: snarentrom
snarky {adj} (sarcastic and irreverent)  :: sarcastisch, oneerbiedig, bijtend, grievend
snatch {n} (quick grab or catch)  :: graai {m}
snatch {n} (vagina)  :: doos {f}
snatch {v} (to steal)  :: afpakken, wegpikken, graaien, weggraaien
snatch victory from the jaws of defeat {v} (suddenly win a contest when it appears that loss is a foregone conclusion, to succeed in an endeavor through reversal of fortune, skill, effort, or good judgment)  :: de overwinning voor de poorten van de hel wegslepen
sneak {n} (a cheat; con artist; trickster)  :: gluiperd {m}
sneak {v} (to creep)  :: sluipen, rondsluipen, wegsluipen
sneak {v} (to hide in a mean or cowardly manner)  :: wegsluipen
sneaker {n} (athletic shoe) SEE: sneakers  ::
sneakily {adv} (in a sneaky manner)  :: in het geniep
sneaky {adj} (dishonest; deceitful)  :: geniepig, gluiperig
sneer {v} (raise a corner of the upper lip slightly in scorn)  :: de neus optrekken/ophalen
sneeze {n} (act of sneezing)  :: niesen, niezen
sneeze {v} (expel air as a reflex)  :: niezen
snell {adj} (active, brisk)  :: snel
snide {adj} (nasty, sarcastic)  :: sarcastisch
snide {adj} (tricky, deceptive)  :: heimelijk, bedrieglijk
sniff {v}  :: snuffelen, snuiven
sniffer plane {n} (airplane for oil detection)  :: snuffelvliegtuig {n}
snigger {v} (to emit a snigger)  :: gniffelen, stiekem lachen
snip {n} (The act of snipping)  :: knip {m}
snipe {n} (bird of the family Scolopacidae)  :: snip
sniper {n} (a person using long-range small arms for precise attacks from a concealed position)  :: scherpschutter {m}, sluipschutter {m}
snob {n} (person who seeks to be a member of the upper classes)  :: snob {m} {f}
snobby {adj} (characteristic of a snob)  :: snobistisch
snood {n} (hairnet) SEE: hairnet  ::
snood {n} (neckwarmer) SEE: neckwarmer  ::
snooker {n} (cue sport)  :: snooker
Snoopy {prop} (pet beagle)  :: Snoopy
snoot {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
snooze {v} (To sleep, especially briefly; to nap)  :: doezelen
snore {n} (act and noise of snoring)  :: gesnurk {n}
snore {v} (breathe during sleep with harsh noises)  :: snurken
snoring {n} (action or sound)  :: gesnurk {n}
snort {n} (sound made by exhaling roughly through the nose)  :: snuiven
snot {n} (contemptible child)  :: snotaap
snot {n} (mucus)  :: snot {n}
snotty {adj} (dirtied with snot)  :: snot-
snout {n} (anterior prolongation of head of weevil and other insects)  :: snuit {m}
snout {n} (long, projecting nose, mouth, and jaw of a beast)  :: snuit {m}
snout {n} (nose of a man (in contempt))  :: snuit {m}, snoet {m}
snout beetle {n} (a weevil)  :: snuitkever {m} {f}
snout moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar  ::
snow {n} (collective precipitation)  :: sneeuwval {m}
snow {n} (colour)  :: sneeuwwit {n}
snow {n} (precipitation)  :: sneeuw {m}
snow {n} (TV noise)  :: sneeuw {m}
snow {v} (have snow fall from the sky)  :: sneeuwen
snowball {n} (ball of snow)  :: sneeuwbal {m}
snowball effect {n} (accelerating growth)  :: sneeuwbaleffect {n}
snowball fight {n} (scuffle or play fight whose object is to hit unallied participants with snowballs)  :: sneeuwballengevecht {n}
snow-blind {adj} (blinded by abundance of reflected light)  :: sneeuwblind
snowboard {n} (board)  :: snowboard {n}
snowboard {v} (to ride a snowboard)  :: snowboarden
snow cone {n} (crushed ice with flavoring)  :: schaafijs
snowdrift {n} (bank of snow)  :: sneeuwbank {f}, sneeuwduin {f}, sneeuwdrift {f}
snowdrop {n} (plant)  :: sneeuwklokje {n}
snowed in {adj} (unable to get out of a place due to snow)  :: ingesneeuwd
snowfall {n} (instance of falling of snow)  :: sneeuwval {m}
snowflake {n} (crystal)  :: sneeuwvlok {f}
snow fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
snow globe {n} (decorative object)  :: sneeuwbol
snow in {v} (prevent from moving by a large snowfall)  :: insneeuwen
snow leopard {n} (a large feline mammal, Uncia uncia)  :: sneeuwpanter {m}, sneeuwluipaard {m}
snowman {n} (figure made of snow)  :: sneeuwpop
snowmobile {n} (vehicle)  :: sneeuwscooter {m}
snow plow {n} (device)  :: sneeuwruimer {m}, sneeuwploeg {f}
snow plow {n} (vehicle)  :: sneeuwruimer {m}, sneeuwploeg {f}
snow plow {v} (transitive: clear (roads, etc) using a snow plow)  :: sneeuwruimen
snowproof {adj} (resistant to snow)  :: sneeuwbestendig
Snow Queen {prop} (fairy tale character with power over snow and ice)  :: sneeuwkoningin {f}
snowstorm {n} (bad weather involving blowing winds and snow)  :: sneeuwstorm {m}
snow-white {adj} (as white as snow)  :: sneeuwwit
Snow White {prop} (character from Snow-White and Rose-Red (Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot))  :: Sneeuwwitje
Snow White {prop} (character from Snow White (Schneewittchen))  :: Sneeuwwitje
snub {adj} (conspicuously short)  :: stomp
snub {n} (deliberate affront or slight)  :: bruuskeren
snuff {n} (fine-ground tobacco)  :: snuif {m}
so {adv} (in a particular manner)  :: zo, zodanig
so {adv} (to a particular extent)  :: zo
so {adv} (very)  :: zo, zodanig
so {conj} (in order that)  :: zodat, zodoende
so {conj} (with the result that)  :: dus
so {n} (sol) SEE: sol  ::
soak {v}  :: weken
soap {n} (soap opera) SEE: soap opera  ::
soap {n} (substance)  :: zeep
soapberry {n} (its fruit)  :: zeepbes {m} {f}, zeepbezie {m} {f}, zeepappel {m}, zeepnoot {m} {f}
soapberry {n} (woody plant)  :: zeepboom {m}, sapindus {m} (Latin)
soapbox {n} (soapbox car) SEE: soapbox car  ::
soapbox car {n} (vehicle)  :: zeepkist
soap bubble {n} (sphere of soap water)  :: zeepbel {c}
soap opera {n} (television serial)  :: soap {f}, soapreeks , soapserie
soapy {adj}  :: zeepachtig
soar {n} (act of soaring)  :: scheren
soar {v} (to fly aloft with little effort)  :: zweven
soar {v} (to mount upward on wings)  :: opstijgen
sob {n} (a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath)  :: snik {c}
sob {v} (say (something) while sobbing)  :: snikken
sob {v} (weep with convulsive gasps)  :: snotteren
sobbing {adj} (that or who sobs)  :: wenend, snotterend
so be it {phrase} (indication of acceptance)  :: het zij zo
sober {adj} (not drunk)  :: nuchter
sober {adj} (not given to excessive drinking of alcohol)  :: nuchter
sober up {v} (to become sober)  :: ontnuchteren
sobriquet {n} (familiar name for a person)  :: bijnaam
sob story {n} (sad story)  :: smartlap, tranentrekker
socage {n} (medieval form of land tenure)  :: herendienst {m}
so-called {adj} (so named, without negative connotation)  :: zogenaamd, zgn.
so-called {adj} (so named)  :: zogenaamd, zgn.
soccer {n} (game)  :: voetbal {n}
soccer player {n} (one who plays soccer)  :: voetballer {m}
Sochi {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Sotsji
social {adj} (relating to society)  :: sociaal, maatschappelijk
social anxiety {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder  ::
social Darwinism {n} (theory)  :: Sociaal Darwinisme
social democratic {adj} (of or pertaining to social democracy)  :: sociaaldemocratisch
socialism {n} (group of socialist political philosophies)  :: socialisme {n}
socialism {n} (intermediate phase of social development)  :: socialisme {n}
socialism {n} (political philosophy of social and economic equality)  :: socialisme {n}
socialist {adj} (of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism)  :: socialistisch, socialistische
socialist {n} (one who practices or advocates socialism)  :: socialist {m}, socialiste {f}
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia {prop} (Yugoslav state that existed from 1943 until 1992)  :: Socialistische Federale Republiek Joegoslavië
social phobia {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder  ::
social work {n} (any of several professions concerned with providing social services)  :: maatschappelijk werk {n}
society {n} (group of people sharing culture)  :: maatschappij, samenleving
society {n} (group of persons who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest)  :: vereniging, gezelschap {n}, sociëteit {f}
society {n} (high society) SEE: high society  ::
society {n} (people of one’s country or community as a whole)  :: gezelschap
socioeconomic {adj} (of or pertaining to social and economic factors) SEE: socio-economic  ::
sociolinguistic {adj} (pertaining to sociolinguistics)  :: sociolinguïstisch
sociologist {n} (scientist studying the field of sociology)  :: socioloog {m}
sociology {n} (study of society, human social interactions, etc.)  :: sociologie {f}
sociopolitical {adj} (socio-political) SEE: socio-political  ::
sock {n} (covering for the foot)  :: sok {f}
socket {n} (hollow in a bone)  :: [for the eye] kas {m}, [for joints] kom {m}
socket {n} (mechanical opening)  :: stopcontact {n}, fitting {f}
sock puppet {n} (second account created by a user in an online community)  :: sockpuppet {m}, sokpop {f}
sock puppet {n} (simple puppet made from a sock)  :: sokpop {f}
Socrates {prop} (Greek philosopher)  :: Socrates {m}
sod {n} (stratum of soil)  :: graszode
soda {n} (carbonated water)  :: frisdrank {m}
soda {n} (sodium carbonate)  :: natriumcarbonaat
soda {n} (sweet, carbonated drink)  :: frisdrank, prik, limonade, priklimonade
sodality {n} (companionship) SEE: companionship  ::
soda pop {n} (sweetened, carbonated beverage)  :: frisdrank {m}
soda water {n} (water with carbon dioxide)  :: bruisend water {n}, spuitwater {n}
sodium {n} (a reactive metal)  :: natrium {n}
sodium benzoate {n} (the sodium salt of benzoic acid)  :: natriumbenzoaat
sodium hydrogen carbonate {n} (NaHCO3) SEE: sodium bicarbonate  ::
sodium lamp {n} (sodium vapor lamp) SEE: sodium vapor lamp  ::
sodomy {n}  :: sodomie
sofa {n} (upholstered seat)  :: bank {m} {f}, zetel {m}, sofa {m}
so far {adv} (until now; previously; yet)  :: tot nu toe, tot zover, tot dusver, totnogtoe, tot hiertoe
Sofia {prop} (the capital city of Bulgaria)  :: Sofia
Sofian {n} (someone from Sofia)  :: Sofioot {m}
soft {adj} (foolish) SEE: foolish  ::
soft {adj} (gentle)  :: zacht
soft {adj} (giving way under pressure)  :: zacht
soft {adj} (lacking strength or resolve)  :: week
soft {adj} (of a cloth)  :: zacht
soft {adj} (of a sound)  :: zacht, stil
soft {adj} (of water)  :: zacht
soft-boiled {adj} (of an egg)  :: zachtgekookt
soft chancre {n} (chancroid) SEE: chancroid  ::
soft drink {n} (sweet, non-alcoholic carbonated beverage)  :: frisdrank, prik, limonade, priklimonade
soften {v} ((transitive) To make something soft or softer)  :: verzachten
softhearted {adj} (gentle)  :: zachtzinnig
softly {adv} (not loudly, inaudible)  :: zacht
softly {adv} (softly, gently)  :: zachtaardig, zachtzinnig
soft paraffin {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
soft roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt  ::
soft serve {n} (frozen dessert)  :: softijs {n}
soft sign {n} (Cyrillic letter Ь/ь)  :: zacht teken {n}
soft soap {n} (soft-soap) SEE: soft-soap  ::
soft spot {n} (fontanelle) SEE: fontanelle  ::
software {n} (encoded computer instructions)  :: software {m}, programmatuur {m}
soft water {n} (water with a low concentration of dissolved minerals)  :: zacht water {n}
Sogdiana {prop} (an ancient Iranian-speaking civilization)  :: Sogdianië
soggy {adj} (soaked with liquid)  :: doorweekt, doorweekte, klef
SOHCAHTOA {acronym} (trigonometry mnemonic)  :: SOSCASTOA
soil {n} (country or territory)  :: grond
soil {n} (mineral or organic material serving as a natural medium for the growth of land plants)  :: aarde, grond
soil {n} (mixture of sand and organic material)  :: grond {m}
soil {n} (unconsolidated mineral or organic material on the immediate surface of the earth)  :: aarde, grond
soil {v} (to defecate into one's clothing) SEE: soil oneself  ::
soil {v} (to make dirty)  :: bevuilen
soil science {n} (scientific study of the formation, classification, mapping, and the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil)  :: bodemkunde {f}
sol {n} (fifth note of a major scale)  :: sol {m}
solace {n} (consolation)  :: troost {m}, soelaas {n}
solace {n} (source of comfort)  :: troost {m}, soelaas {n}
solace {v} (to give solace to)  :: troosten
solar {adj} (of or pertaining to the sun)  :: zonne-
solar cell {n} (semiconductor device)  :: zonnecel {m} {f}
solar day {n} (time for a planet to rotate once relative to the sun)  :: zonnedag {m}
solar eclipse {n} (when the Moon passes between the Earth and the sun)  :: zonsverduistering {f}
solar energy {n} (energy from the sun)  :: zonne-energie {f}
solar mass {n} (unit)  :: zonnemassa {f} {m}
solar system {n} (any collection of heavenly bodies orbiting a star)  :: zonnestelsel {n}
solar system {prop} (Solar System) SEE: Solar System  ::
Solar System {prop} (the Sun and all the heavenly bodies that orbit around it)  :: zonnestelsel {n}
solar wind {n} (outflow of charged particles from the solar corona into space)  :: zonnewind {m}
solatium {n} (compensation for emotional harm)  :: smartegeld {n}
solder {v} (to join with solder)  :: solderen
soldering {n} (method of joining two metallic surfaces by melting an alloy between them)  :: solderen
soldering iron {n} (tool)  :: soldeerbout {m}
soldier {n} (a member of the Salvation Army)  :: heilsoldaat {m}, heilsoldate {f}
soldier {n} (member of an army)  :: soldaat {m}, soldate {f}
sole {adj} (only)  :: enig
sole {adj} (unmarried; widowed)  :: alleenstaand, ongetrouwd
sole {n} (bottom of a shoe or boot)  :: zool {m}, schoenzool {m}
sole {n} (bottom of the foot)  :: zool, voetzool
sole {n} (fish)  :: tong {m} {f}, zeetong {m} {f}
sole {v} (put a sole on (a shoe or boot))  :: zolen
solemn {adj} (deeply serious and somber)  :: ernstig
solenoid {n} (solenoid)  :: solenoïde {f}
sole trader {n} (a type of business enterprise)  :: eenmanszaak {f}
solfatara {n} (area of volcanic activity giving off sulfurous steam)  :: solfatare {f}
solicitor {n}  :: rechtskundig adviseur {m}
solicitude {n}  :: zorg, aandacht
solid {adj} (extremely filling)  :: zwaar
solid {adj} (in the solid state)  :: vast, solide
solid {adj} (lacking errors or inconsistencies)  :: steekhoudend, gegrond
solid {adj} (lacking holes or hollows)  :: massief
solid {adj} (large, massive)  :: massief
solid {adj} (of one color)  :: effen, egaal
solid {adj} (strong, unyielding (as of foundations etc))  :: solide, stevig
solid {adj} (typography: written as one word)  :: aaneengeschreven
solid {n} (chemistry: fundamental state of matter)  :: vast
solidarity {n}  :: solidariteit
solipsism {n} (self-absorption)  :: zelfingenomenheid
solipsism {n} (theory)  :: solipsisme {n}
solitaire {n} (patience) SEE: patience  ::
solitaire {n} (person who lives alone) SEE: solitary  ::
solitary {adj} (lonely) SEE: lonely  ::
solitude {n} (state of being alone)  :: eenzaamheid {f}
solo {adj} (of a musical solo)  :: solo
solo {adj} (without a companion or instructor)  :: alleen
solo {n} (card game)  :: solo
solo {n} (job or performance done by one person)  :: solo
solo {n} (piece of music for one)  :: solo
solo {v} (to perform a solo)  :: een solo spelen
solo {v} (to perform something in the absence of anyone else)  :: solo
Solomon Islands {prop} (A country in Melanesia)  :: Salomonseilanden
so long as {phrase} (as long as) SEE: as long as  ::
solstice {n} (point where the earth stands at the extreme of its ellipsis around the sun)  :: zonnewende {f}, zonnestilstand {m}
solubility {n}  :: oplosbaarheid {f}
solution {n} (answer to a problem (mathematics))  :: oplossing {f}
solution {n} (liquid mixture)  :: oplossing {f}
solve {v} (to find an answer or solution)  :: oplossen
solvent {n} (liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute)  :: oplosmiddel
Somali {adj} (pertaining to Somalia)  :: Somalisch
Somali {n} (a person)  :: Somaliër {m}, Somalische {f}
Somali {prop} (a language)  :: Somalisch {n}
Somalia {prop} (country in the Horn of Africa)  :: Somalië
somber {adj} (dark or dreary in character; joyless; grim)  :: somber
some {determiner} (certain proportion of)  :: sommige
some {determiner} (certain, unspecified or unknown)  :: een, een zeker , een of ander
some {determiner} (considerable quantity or number of)  :: aardig wat
some {determiner} (unspecified amount of)  :: wat
some {determiner} (unspecified quantity or number of)  :: wat, enkele, een aantal , een paar
some {pron} (certain number)  :: sommige, sommigen
some {pron} (indefinite amount, part)  :: wat, een deel
some {pron} (indefinite quantity or number)  :: wat, enkele, een aantal , een paar
somebody {pron} (some unspecified person)  :: iemand
somehow {adv} (in one way or another; in some way not yet known or designated)  :: op een of andere manier, eenderhoe
someone {pron} (some person)  :: iemand
somersault {n} (the act of going head over heels)  :: koprol {m}, buiteling {f}
something {pron} (talent that is hard to pin down)  :: iets
something {pron} (unspecified object)  :: iets
something else {n} (exceptional, out of the ordinary, unusual)  :: nog 's wat anders
sometime {adv} (obsolete: sometimes) SEE: sometimes  ::
sometimes {adv} (on certain occasions, but not always)  :: soms
somewhat {adv} (limited extent)  :: ietwat, een beetje, enigszins
somewhat {pron} (something) SEE: something  ::
somewhere {adv} (in some place)  :: ergens
somewhere {adv} (to some place)  :: ergens heen
somewhere else {adv} (in some other place)  :: ergens anders, elders
somnambulation {n} (sleepwalking) SEE: sleepwalking  ::
somnambulism {n} (sleepwalking)  :: slaapwandelen {m}
son {n} (a male person in relation to his parents)  :: zoon {m}
sonata form {n} (a form of classical music)  :: sonatevorm {f}
sonatina {n} (piece resembling a sonata but shorter or simpler)  :: sonatine {f}
song {n} (inexpensive deal)  :: prikkie, een appel en een ei
song {n} (music with words)  :: lied {n}, liedje {n}, nummer
song {n} (sound of a bird) SEE: birdsong  ::
song {n} (sound of another animal)  :: lied
song {n} (the act or art of singing)  :: zang {m}
songbird {n} (bird)  :: zangvogel
Song of Solomon {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Hooglied {n}
songster {n} (man who sings songs)  :: zanger {m}
songstress {n} (a female singer)  :: zangeres {f}
songwriter {n} (someone who writes the lyrics and usually the music of songs)  :: liedjesschrijver {m}, songwriter {m}
sonic {adj} (of or relating to sound)  :: sonisch
son-in-law {n} (son-in-law)  :: schoonzoon {m}
sonnet {n} (sonnet, a type of poem)  :: sonnet {n}, klinkdicht {n}
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable person)  :: klootzak {m}
son of a whore {n} (objectionable person)  :: hoerenjong {m}
sonogram {n} (spectrogram) SEE: spectrogram  ::
sonometer {n} (audiometer) SEE: audiometer  ::
soon {adv} (within a short time)  :: zo, spoedig, binnenkort, dra, gauw, weldra [poetic]
sooner or later {adv} (set phrase; eventually)  :: vroeg of laat
soot {n} (Fine black or dull brown particles)  :: roet {n}, zoet {n}, rookzwart {n}
soothing {adj} (Freeing from fear or anxiety)  :: geruststellend
soothing {adj} (Giving relief)  :: verzachtend
soothsayer {n} (one who predicts the future)  :: waarzegger {m}, waarzegster {f}, wittiger {m}, toekomstvoorspeller {f}, toekomstvoorspelster {f}, profeet {m}
sop {n} (easily frightened person) SEE: milksop  ::
sop {n} (gravy) SEE: gravy  ::
sophism {n} (flawed argument superficially correct in its reasoning, usually designed to deceive)  :: sofisme {n}, drogreden {f} {m}
sophisticated {adj} (complicated, especially of complex technology)  :: geperfectioneerd
sophisticated {adj} (having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan)  :: wereldwijs
Sophocles {prop} (Greek dramatic poet)  :: Sophokles {m}
sophomore {adj} (second in a series)  :: tweede, opvolg-
sophomore {n} (second-year student)  :: tweedejaars {c}
soporific {adj} (tending to induce sleep)  :: soporatief, slaapverwekkend
soporific {n} (sleep inducing agent)  :: soporatief {n}, slaapmiddel
soprano {n}  :: sopraan {f}
sorbet {n} (frozen fruit juice)  :: sorbet {n}
Sorbian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Sorbs or to the Sorbian language)  :: Sorbisch
Sorbian {prop} (language)  :: Sorbisch {n}
sorcerer {n} (magician/wizard drawing upon natural powers)  :: tovenaar
sorceress {n} (magician/wizard drawing upon natural powers)  :: tovenares
sorcery {n} (magical power)  :: tovenarij {f}, hekserij {f}, wichelarij {f}
sore {adj} (annoyed) SEE: annoyed  ::
sore {adj} (causing pain)  :: pijnlijk
sore {adj} (dire, distressing)  :: erbarmelijk, wanhopig
sore {n} (injured, infected, inflamed, or diseased patch of skin)  :: wonde
sororicide {n} (killing of ones sister)  :: zustermoord
sororicide {n} (sister killer)  :: zustermoordenaar
sorority {n}  :: zusterlijkheid
sorrel {n} (plant)  :: zurkel, veldzuring {f}
sorrow {n} (unhappiness)  :: smart, rouw, droefheid
sorry {adj} (poor, regrettable)  :: armzalig, treurig
sorry {adj} (regretful for an action or grieved)  :: [to be sorry] spijten
sorry {interj} (expression of regret or sorrow)  :: sorry, het spijt me, pardon, excuseer
sorry {interj} (request to repeat)  :: pardon?, wat zegt u, wat zeg je
sorry, I'm late {phrase} (sorry I'm late)  :: sorry dat ik laat ben
sort {n} (act of sorting)  :: sorteren {n}
sort {n} (type)  :: soort {f} [sometimes informally n]
sort {v} (arrange in order)  :: rangschikken
sort {v} (separate according to certain criteria)  :: sorteren
sot {n}  :: zot {m}
so that {conj} (in order to)  :: zodat
São Tomé and Príncipe {prop} (Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe)  :: Sao Tomé en Principe
Sãotomense {prop} (Forro) SEE: Forro  ::
sotto {adj} (music, informal: sotto voce (adjective)) SEE: sotto voce  ::
sotto {adv} (music, informal: sotto voce (adverb)) SEE: sotto voce  ::
soufflé {n} (baked dish)  :: soufflé {m}
sought-after {adj} (in demand) SEE: in demand  ::
soul {n} (life, energy, vigour)  :: ziel {f}
soul {n} (soul music)  :: soul {f}
soul {n} (the spirit or essence of a person that is believed to live on after the person’s death)  :: ziel {f}
soulless {adj} (without a soul)  :: zielloos
soulmate {n} (Someone with whom one has a special connection)  :: soulmate {m}, zielsverwant {m}, geestverwant {m}
sound {adj} (complete, solid, or secure)  :: degelijk
sound {adj}  :: gezond
sound {adj} (sound asleep) SEE: sound asleep  ::
sound {n} (air bladder) SEE: swim bladder  ::
sound {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish  ::
sound {n}  :: geluid {n}, klank {m}, toon {m}
sound {n} (sensation perceived by the ear)  :: geluid {n}, klank {m}
sound {v} (to produce a sound)  :: klinken, geluid maken, toon voortbrengen
Sound {prop} (strait that separates Zealand from Scania)  :: De Sont
sound box {n} (resonant chamber of a stringed musical instrument)  :: klankkast {m} {f}
sound card {n} (a computer hardware device used for generating and capturing sounds)  :: geluidskaart
sound change {n} (language change that affects pronunciation)  :: klankverandering {f}
sound law {n} (rule that describes historical sound change in a language)  :: klankwet {f}
soundscape {n}  :: soundscape
soup {n} (dish)  :: soep {f}
soup {n} (unfortunate situation)  :: [in expression "de soep in lopen"] soep
soupçon {n} (suspicion, suggestion) SEE: suspicion  ::
soupçon {n} (very small amount) SEE: modicum  ::
soupspoon {n} (soupspoonful) SEE: soupspoonful  ::
soupspoon {n} (spoon for eating soup)  :: soeplepel {m}
sour {adj} (having an acidic, sharp or tangy taste)  :: zuur
sour {adj}  :: wrang
source {n}  :: bron
source {n} (person, place or thing from which something comes or is acquired)  :: bron {f}
source {n} (reporter's informant)  :: bron {c}
source {n} (spring; fountainhead; collection of water)  :: bron {c}
source code {n} (human-readable instructions in a programming language)  :: broncode {m}
sourness {n} (quality or condition)  :: zuurte {f}, zerpte {f}
soursop {n} (fruit)  :: zuurzak {m}, zuurzakvrucht {m} {f}
soursop {n} (tree)  :: zuurzak {m}, zuurzakboom {m}
south {adj} (of or pertaining to the south)  :: zuid, zuidelijk
south {n} (compass point)  :: zuiden {n}
South Africa {prop} (country)  :: Zuid-Afrika
South African English {prop} (English dialect of South Africa)  :: Zuid-Afrikaans Engels
South America {prop} (continent that is the southern part of the Americas)  :: Zuid-Amerika {n}
South Australia {prop} (state of Australia)  :: Zuid-Australië
South Caucasus {prop} (region of southwest Asia)  :: Trans-Kaukasië
southeast {adj}  :: zuidoost, zuidoostelijk
southeast {n} (compass point)  :: zuidoosten {n}
Southeast Asia {prop} (a subregion of Asia)  :: Zuidoost-Azië
southeasterly {adj} (situated in, or pointing to, the southeast)  :: zuidoostelijk
southeasterly {adv} (from the southeast)  :: zuidoostelijk
southern {adj} (of or pertaining to a southern region)  :: zuiders
southern {adj} (of the south)  :: zuid, zuidelijk
Southerner {n} (someone from the south of a region) SEE: southerner  ::
Southern Europe {prop} (Southern Europe)  :: Zuid-Europa
southernmost {adj} (farthest south)  :: zuidelijkst
Southern Ocean {prop} (the fourth largest ocean of the Earth, surrounding the Antarctic landmass)  :: Zuidelijke IJszee, Antarctische Oceaan
Southern Sesotho {prop} (Sotho) SEE: Sotho  ::
South Holland {prop} (province)  :: Zuid-Holland {n}
South Korea {prop} (country in East Asia)  :: Zuid-Korea
South Ossetia {prop} (South Ossetia)  :: Zuid-Ossetië
southpaw {n}  :: linkshandig
south pole {n} (negative magnetic pole)  :: zuidpool {m}
south pole {n} (the southernmost point on a celestial body)  :: zuidpool {m}
South Pole {prop} (the southernmost point on Earth)  :: Zuidpool {m}
southside {n} (the southern side of a building, street, area, etc.)  :: zuidkant, zuidzijde, zuiderzijde
South Sudan {prop} (country in Africa)  :: Zuid-Soedan {n}
South Sudanese {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the country of South Sudan or the South Sudanese people)  :: Zuid-Soedanees
South Sudanese {n} (A person from South Sudan or of South Sudanese descent)  :: Zuid-Soedanees {m}
southward {adv} (towards the south)  :: zuidwaarts
southwest {adj} (towards the southwest)  :: zuidwest, zuidwestelijk
southwest {n} (compass point)  :: zuidwesten {n}
southwesterly {adj} (comng from the southwest)  :: zuidwestelijk
southwesterly {adj} (situated in or pointing to the southwest)  :: zuidwestelijk
southwesterly {adv} (from the southwest)  :: zuidwestelijk
South Yemen {prop} (country)  :: Zuid-Jemen
souvenir {n} (item of sentimental value to remember an event or location)  :: aandenken {n}, souvenir {n}
sovereign {adj} (exercising power of rule)  :: soeverein
sovereign {n} (monarch)  :: vorst {m}
sovereignty {n} (of a nation: the state of making laws and controlling resources without the coercion of other nations.)  :: soevereiniteit {f}
soviet {adj}  :: sovjet-
soviet {n} (council)  :: sovjet
soviet {n} (form of government)  :: sovjet
Soviet {adj} (pertaining to the Soviet Union or its republics)  :: Sovjet-
Soviet {prop} (soviet) SEE: soviet  ::
Soviet Russia (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) SEE: Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic  ::
Soviet Russia (Russia) SEE: Russia  ::
Soviet Russia (Soviet Union) SEE: Soviet Union  ::
Soviet Union {prop} (USSR, see also: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, see also: USSR)  :: Sovjet-Unie
sovnarkhoz {n} (a regional economic council of the Soviet Union (historical))  :: sovnarchoz {m}
sow {n} (female pig)  :: zeug {f}
sow {v} (disperse seeds)  :: zaaien
sower {n} (one who sows)  :: zaaier {m}
so what {interj} (reply of indifference)  :: nou en?, lekker belangrijk, boeiend
sow the wind, reap the whirlwind {proverb} (every decision has consequences; a person's actions will come back to them)  :: wie wind zaait, zal storm oogsten
soy {n} (soy sauce) SEE: soy sauce  ::
soybean {n}  :: sojaboon {c}
soy sauce {n} (a condiment and ingredient made from fermented soybeans)  :: sojasaus {f}, ketjap {m}
space {n} (area beyond atmosphere of planets)  :: ruimte {f}
space {n} (gap between written characters, lines etc.)  :: spatie {m}
space {n} (physical extent in two or three dimensions)  :: ruimte {f}
space {n} (while) SEE: while  ::
space age {n} (current historical period which started with the launch of the Sputnik)  :: ruimtevaarttijdperk {n}
space bar {n} (key)  :: spatiebalk {m}
spacecraft {n} (vehicle that travels through space)  :: ruimtetuig {n}, ruimtevaartuig
space flight {n} (flight into, from, or through space)  :: ruimtevaart {f}
space frame {n} (a three-dimensional truss, often of steel, forming a rigid, stable structure)  :: spaceframe
space hopper {n} (large rubber ball upon which one bounces)  :: skippybal {m}, springbal {m}, kangoeroebal {m}
spaceport {n} (a site for launching spacecraft)  :: ruimtehaven {f}, kosmodroom {m} {n}
space probe {n} (unmanned space vehicle designed to voyage beyond Earth orbit)  :: ruimtesonde {c}
spaceship {n} (vehicle that flies through space)  :: ruimteschip {n}
space shuttle {n} (vehicle capable of travelling repeatedly btw Earth and outer space)  :: ruimteveer {n}, space shuttle {m}
Space Shuttle {prop} (a space transportation system)  :: ruimteveer {n}, space shuttle {m}
space sickness {n} (motion sickness caused by the weightlessness of space flight)  :: ruimteziekte {f}
space station {n} (manned artificial satellite)  :: ruimtestation {n}
spacetime {n} (four dimensional continuum)  :: ruimte-tijd, ruimtetijd, tijd-ruimte, tijdruimte
space-time {n} (spacetime) SEE: spacetime  ::
space travel {n} (travel through space in order to visit and explore other worlds)  :: ruimtevaart {f}
spacewalk {n} (activity by an astronaut outside of a spacecraft)  :: ruimtewandeling {f}
spackle {n} (powder that when mixed with water forms a plastic paste)  :: plamuur {m}
spade {n} (a garden tool with a handle and a flat blade for digging)  :: schop {f}, spade {f}, [Flemish] schup {f}, schep {f}
spade {n} (one of the black suits in a deck of cards)  :: schoppen {p}, [Flemish] schuppen {p}
spades {n} (spade) SEE: spade  ::
spades {n} (suit of playing cards)  :: schoppen {p}
spaghetti {n} (informally: any type of pasta) SEE: pasta  ::
spaghetti {n} (pasta)  :: spaghetti {f-p}
spaghetti {n} (spaghetti code) SEE: spaghetti code  ::
spahi {n}  :: spahi {m}
Spain {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Spanje
spam {n} (tinned meat product) SEE: SPAM  ::
spam {n} (unsolicited bulk electronic messages)  :: spam {m}, ongewenste elektronische post {f}
spam {n} (unsolicited electronic message sent in bulk)  :: spam {m}, spamboodschap {f}, ongewenste mail {m}
Spaniard {n} (somebody from Spain)  :: Spanjaard {m}, Spaanse {f}
spaniel {n} (dog)  :: spaniël {m}
Spanish {adj} (of or pertaining to Spain)  :: Spaans
Spanish {prop} (Romance language of Spain and the Americas)  :: Spaans {n}
Spanish chestnut {n} (fruit)  :: tamme kastanje {m}
Spanish chestnut {n} (tree)  :: tamme kastanjeboom
Spanish influenza {n} (an influenza pandemic)  :: Spaanse griep
Spanish Netherlands {prop} (country)  :: Spaanse Nederlanden {p}
Spanish Water Dog {n} (Spanish Water Dog)  :: Spaanse waterhond
spank {n} (an instance of spanking; a smack or slap)  :: klap voor de billen
spank {n} (a slapping sound, as produced by spanking)  :: klap
spank {v} (to smack or slap a person's buttocks, with the bare hand or other object.)  :: billenkoek geven, voor de billen geven
spanking {n} (an incident of such an act, also in a non-punitive context)  :: billenkoek, pak voor de broek {n}
spanking {n} (form of physical punishment)  :: billenkoek, pak voor de broek {n}, voor de billen geven {n}
spanworm {n} (measuring worm) SEE: measuring worm  ::
spar {n} (a general term denoting any linear object used as a mast, sprit, yard, boom, pole or gaff)  :: rondhout {n}
spare {v} (to save (money) for reserve)  :: sparen
spare part {n} (component kept in reserve)  :: wisselstuk {n}
spare the rod and spoil the child {proverb} (if one does not discipline a child he or she will never learn obedience)  :: zachte heelmeesters, stinkende wonden
spare time {n} (free time) SEE: free time  ::
spare tire {n} (extra tire) SEE: spare tyre  ::
spare tire {n} (fat around midsection) SEE: spare tyre  ::
spare wheel {n} (extra wheel) SEE: spare tyre  ::
sparge {v} (to sprinkle or spray)  :: sprenkelen
sparingly {adv} (in a sparing manner)  :: spaarzaam
spark {n} (burst of electrical discharge)  :: vonk
spark {n} (particle of glowing matter)  :: vonk
sparkler {n} (hand-held firework)  :: sterretje {n}
sparkling wine {n} (wine)  :: schuimwijn {m}, bubbelwijn {m}, mousserende wijn {m}
sparrow {n} (bird of the family Emberizidae)  :: gors {m} {f}
sparrow {n} (bird of the family Passeridae)  :: mus {m} {f}
sparrow {n}  :: mus {f}, huismus {f}
sparrow {n} (Passer domesticus)  :: huismus {m} {f}
sparrow hawk {n} (Accipiter nisus) SEE: Eurasian sparrowhawk  ::
sparrow hawk {n} (Falco sparverius) SEE: American kestrel  ::
sparrowhawk {n} (Eurasian sparrowhawk) SEE: Eurasian sparrowhawk  ::
sparse {adj} (having widely spaced intervals)  :: verspreid
sparse {adj} (not dense; meager)  :: schaars,dun,mager
Sparta {prop} (ancient city-state in southern Greece)  :: Sparta
Spartan {adj} (of Sparta)  :: Spartaans
Spartan {adj} (spartan) SEE: spartan  ::
Spartan {prop} (citizen of Sparta)  :: Spartaan
spasm {n} (a violent, excruciating seizure of pain)  :: stuip {m} {f}
spasm {n} (contraction of a muscle)  :: kramp {m} {f}
spat {n} (covering or decorative covering worn over a shoe)  :: gamasch, overschoen, overschoen
spat {n} (fender skirt)  :: soort spatbord {n}
spat {n} (quarrel)  :: ruzie
spat {v} (to quarrel)  :: ruzien {n}
spate {n} (a river flood; an overflow or inundation)  :: overstroming {f}, bandjir
spate {n} (a sudden rush or increase)  :: stroom {m}, toevloed {m}
spatial {adj} (pertaining to space)  :: ruimtelijk
spatula {n} (kitchen utensil for turning and lifting)  :: spatel {c}
spatula {n} (palette knife)  :: spatel {c}, steker {m}
spatula {n} (thin hand tool for handling chemicals or other materials)  :: spatel {c}
spawn {v} (to reproduce, especially in large numbers)  :: paaien
spay {v} (remove the ovaries)  :: steriliseren
spaz {n} (incompetent person)  :: spast {m}
spaz {n} (stupid person)  :: spast {m}
spaz {n} (tantrum, fit)  :: spasme {n}
speak {v} (to communicate with one's voice using words)  :: spreken
speaker {n} (loudspeaker)  :: box, luidspreker
speaker {n} (one who speaks)  :: spreker
speaking {adj} (eloquent) SEE: eloquent  ::
speak of the devil {phrase} (expression used when a person mentioned in the current conversation happens to arrive)  :: Als je het over de duivel hebt, dan zie je zijn staart
speak volumes {v} (express more than actually said)  :: boekdelen spreken
spear {n} (long stick with a sharp tip)  :: speer {f}, spies {f}, lans {f}, geer {m}
spear {n}  :: speer
spear carrier {n} (person in a play or movie with a minimal part) SEE: walk-on  ::
spearhead {n} (the pointed head, or end, of a spear)  :: speerpunt {m}
spearthrower {n} (atlatl) SEE: atlatl  ::
special {adj} (distinguished by a unique or unusual quality)  :: speciaal
special {adj} (of particular interest or value; certain; dear; beloved; favored)  :: speciaal
special interest group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group  ::
specialist {n} (expert)  :: specialist {m} {f}
specialist {n} (physician)  :: specialist {m} {f}
specialty {n} (that in which one specializes)  :: specialiteit {f}, terrein {n}
species {n}  :: soort {f}
specific {adj}  :: specifiek
specificity {n} (the state of being specific rather than general)  :: specificiteit
specificness {n} (specificity) SEE: specificity  ::
specify {v} (to state explicitly, in detail, or as a condition)  :: specificeren
specimen {n} (sample)  :: specimen {n}
specious {adj} (seemingly well-reasoned, but fallacious)  :: schoonschijnend, misleidend, ongegrond,
speck {n} (tiny spot)  :: vlek de
spectacle {n} (optical instrument) SEE: spectacles  ::
spectacle {n} (something exhibited to view)  :: spektakel {n}
spectacled {adj} (wearing spectacles) SEE: bespectacled  ::
spectacles {n} (a pair of lenses set in a frame)  :: bril {m}
spectacles {n} (plural of spectacle) SEE: spectacle  ::
spectator {n} (observer)  :: toeschouwer {m}
spectrograph {n} (machine for recording spectra)  :: spectrograaf {m}
speculation {n}  :: speculatie {f}
speculator {n} (one who speculates; as in investing)  :: speculant {m}
speculoos {n} (biscuit)  :: speculaas {n}
speech {n} (a dialect or language) SEE: dialect, language  ::
speech {n} (an oration, session of speaking)  :: toespraak, speech, redevoering {f}
speech {n} (vocal communication)  :: spraak
speech balloon {n} (speech balloon) SEE: speech bubble  ::
speechless {adj} (not speaking; not knowing what to say)  :: sprakeloos
speed {n} (luck, success, prosperity) SEE: luck, success, prosperity  ::
speed {n} (rapidity)  :: snelheid {f}, vlugheid {f}
speed {n} (rate of motion)  :: snelheid {f}, gezwindheid {f}, vaart {f}
speed {n} (slang: methamphetamine)  :: speed
speed {v}  :: snellen
speed bump {n} (transverse ridge in the road)  :: verkeersdrempel
speed camera {n} (camera to detect speeding vehicles)  :: flitspaal {c}
speed of sound {n} (speed at which sound is propogated)  :: geluidssnelheid {f}
speedometer {n} (a device that measures, and indicates the current speed of a vehicle)  :: snelheidsmeter {m}
speedwell {n} (plant)  :: ereprijs
speedy {adj} (characterized by rapid or swift motion)  :: spoedig
spell {n} (magical effect of such incantation)  :: betovering {f}
spell {n} (magical incantation)  :: toverspreuk {f}
spell {v} (to compose a word)  :: spellen
spell {v} (to indicate that some future event will occur)  :: betekenen
spell {v} (to work in place of someone)  :: invallen voor
spell {v} (to write or say the letters that form a word)  :: spellen
spelling {n} (a specific spelling of a word)  :: spelling {f}
spelling {n}  :: spelling {f}
spelt {n} (a type of wheat, Triticum aestivum spelta)  :: spelt
spelunk {n} (cave, cavern, grotto) SEE: cave  ::
spelunking {n} (exploring underground caverns)  :: speleologie {f}
spend {v}  :: uitgeven, doorbrengen
spent {adj} (used up)  :: vermoeid, uitgeput
sperm {n} (cell)  :: spermacel
sperm {n} (semen (fluid))  :: sperma {n}
sperm bank {n} (vulgar: vagina) SEE: cunt  ::
sperm whale {n} (sperm whale)  :: potvis {m}
spew {n} (ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
spew {n} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
sphene {n} (titanite) SEE: titanite  ::
sphenoid {n} (sphenoid bone) SEE: sphenoid bone  ::
spheral {adj} (spherical) SEE: spherical  ::
sphere {n} (astronomy: apparent outer limit of space) SEE: celestial sphere  ::
sphere {n} (mathematics: regular three-dimensional object)  :: bol {m}, sfeer {m} {f}
sphere {n} (region in which something or someone is active)  :: omgeving {f}, bereik {n}, sfeer {m}
sphere {n} (spherical physical object)  :: bol {m}
-sphere {suffix} (designating some layer of the Earth)  :: sfeer
sphere of influence {n} (area influenced by something)  :: invloedssfeer {m}, jurisdictie {f}
spherical {adj} (shaped like a sphere)  :: bolvormig
spherical cap {n} (portion of sphere)  :: bolkap, dop
sphincter {n} (band of muscle)  :: sfincter {m},sluitspier
sphincteric {adj} (sphincteral) SEE: sphincteral  ::
sphinx {n} (mythology: creature with the head of a person and the body of an animal)  :: sphynx
Sphinx {prop} (Greek mythological creature)  :: Sfinx
Sphinx {prop} (large monument in Egypt)  :: Sfinx
sphygmomanometer {n} (device to measure blood pressure)  :: sfygmomanometer {m}
spice {n} (any variety of spice)  :: specerij {f}
spice {n} (plant matter used to season or flavour food)  :: kruid {n}, specerij {f}
spice {n} (Yorkshire dialect: sweets, candy) SEE: sweets, candy  ::
spice {v} (to add spice or spices to)  :: kruiden
spicewood {n} (spicebush) SEE: spicebush  ::
spick-and-span {adj} (clean, spotless)  :: spik en span
spicy {adj} (containing spice)  :: gekruid, kruidig
spicy {adj} (racy)  :: pikant
spider {n} (arthropod)  :: spin {f}, kobbe {f}
spiderweb {n} (net-like construct of a spider)  :: spinnenweb {n}
spiel {n} (A lengthy and extravagant speech or argument usually intended to persuade)  :: breedsprakerig verhaal, donderpreek
spigot {n} (faucet) SEE: tap  ::
spike addition {n} (technique in analytical chemistry)  :: Standaardadditie
spill {n} (something that has been dropped)  :: gemorste {n}
spill {v} (transitive: to drop something so that it spreads out)  :: morsen
spill one's guts {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
spin {n} (circular motion)  :: draaien
spin {n}  :: draaimoment {n}
spin {v}  :: spinnen, draaien, tollen
spin {v} (to make the ball move sideways)  :: spinnen
spin {v} (to make yarn)  :: spinnen
spin {v} (to move sideways when bouncing)  :: doen draaien
spin {v} (to present a bias)  :: spinnen
spin {v} (to turn around quickly)  :: draaien
spinach {n} (a particular edible plant, Spinacia oleracea)  :: spinazie {m}
spinal column {n} (series of vertebrae)  :: wervelkolom {m} {f}
spinal cord {n} (thick, whitish cord of nerve tissue)  :: ruggenmerg
spindle {n} (rod in spinning and winding thread)  :: spindel {m}
spin doctor {n} (person hired to improve public image)  :: spindoctor {m}
spine {n} (backbone)  :: ruggengraat
spine {n} (bound edge of a book)  :: rug {m}
spine {n} (rigid, pointed surface protuberance or needle-like structure on an animal, shell, or plant)  :: stekel {m}, doorn {m}
spinel {n} (any of several hard minerals of cubic symmetry that are mixed oxides of magnesium and aluminium)  :: spinel
spine pig {n} (porcupine) SEE: porcupine  ::
spinning mule {n} (machine that spins thread from fibres)  :: Mule Jenny, Spinning Mule
spinning top {n} (a toy)  :: draaitol, tol {m}
spinning wheel {n} (device for spinning thread with a wheel and a spindle)  :: spinnewiel {n}
spinor {n} (element of Clifford algebra)  :: spinor
spinster {n} (obsolete: occupation)  :: spinner, spinster
spinster {n} (one who spins a political media story)  :: spindoctor
spinster {n} (unmarried woman)  :: oude vrijster {f}, ongehuwde vrouw {f}
spiny anteater {n} (common name for echidna) SEE: echidna  ::
spiny dogfish {n} (Squalus acanthias)  :: doornhaai
spiral {n} (geometry)  :: spiraal {c}
spiral galaxy {n} (spiral galaxy)  :: spiraalstelsel {n}
spiral staircase {n} (A staircase in the form of a helix)  :: wenteltrap {m}, draaitrap {m}, spindeltrap {m}, windeltrap {m}
spire {n} (tapering architectural structure)  :: spits {m} {f}, torenspits {m} {f}
spire {n} (top, or uppermost point, of anything; the summit)  :: top, toppunt
spirit {n} (soul)  :: geest {m}, ziel {f}
spirit {n} (supernatural being)  :: geest {m}
Spiritism {prop} (a philosophical doctrine)  :: spiritisme
spirit level {n} (spirit level)  :: waterpas
spirit path {n} (spirit way) SEE: spirit way  ::
spirit road {n} (spirit way) SEE: spirit way  ::
spiritual {adj} (of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul)  :: geestelijk, spiritueel
spirituality {n} (concern for what is unseen and intangible)  :: spiritualiteit {f}
spiritus asper {n} (Ancient Greek diacritical mark) SEE: rough breathing  ::
spiritus lenis {n} (Ancient Greek diacritical mark) SEE: smooth breathing  ::
spit {n} (a rod on which meat is grilled/broiled)  :: spit {n}
spit {n} (saliva)  :: speeksel {n}, spuug {n}, spuwsel {n}
spit {v} (to evacuate saliva from the mouth)  :: spuwen, spugen
spite {n} (ill-will or hatred toward another; a desire to vex or injure)  :: boosaardigheid {m}, wrok {m}
spite {n} (vexation, chagrin, mortification)  :: ergernis, droefheid, ascese, irritatie
spite {v} (to be angry at; to hate)  :: haten
spite {v} (to treat maliciously)  :: mishandelen
spiteful {adj} (filled with spite)  :: hatelijk, rancuneus, onheus
spitter {n} (baseball sense) SEE: spitball  ::
spittoon {n} (receptacle for spit)  :: kwispedoor
spleen {n} (organ)  :: milt {m}
splendid {adj}  :: schitterend, prachtig
splendor {n} (magnificent appearance)  :: pracht, grandeur
splice {v} (to unite in marriage) SEE: marry  ::
splint {n} (immobilizing device)  :: spalk
splint {v} (apply splint)  :: spalken
splinter {n} (a group that formed by splitting off from a larger membership)  :: splintergroep
splinter {n} (long, sharp fragment of material, often wood)  :: splinter
splinter {v} (to cause to break apart into splinters)  :: versplinteren
splinter {v} (to come apart into splinters)  :: versplinteren, splinteren
split {n} (acrobatic feat)  :: grand écart {m}, spagaat, split {m}
split {n} (baseball pitch) SEE: split-finger fastball  ::
split {v} (divide along a more or less straight line)  :: splitsen, opsplitsen
split {v} (share out)  :: verdelen
split end {n} (A hair which has split at the end)  :: gespleten haarpunt
splitting {n} (instance of splitting)  :: splitsing {f}
spoil {n} (plunder taken from an enemy or victim)  :: buit {f}
spoil {v} (become sour or rancid, to decay)  :: bederven
spoil {v} (ruin)  :: verbrodden, verprutsen
spoil {v} (to coddle or pamper)  :: verwennen, [maybe only in Flanders] bederven
spoiled {adj} (spoilt) SEE: spoilt  ::
spoiler {n} (document, review or comment)  :: spoiler
spoils {n} (public offices and their benefits regarded as the peculiar property of a successful party or faction.)  :: het uitdelen van ambten aan partijgenoten, vriendjespolitiek
spoils {n} (that which is taken from another by violence)  :: plundering, roofbuit
spoils of war {n} (profits extracted as the result of winning a war)  :: krijgsbuit {m}
spoilt {adj} (food: rendered unusable or inedible)  :: bedorven
spoke {n} (part of a wheel)  :: spaak {m} {f}
spoken {adj} (concerning speech)  :: gesproken
spokesman {n} (one who speaks as the voice of a group of people)  :: woordvoerder {m}, woordvoerster {f}, zegsman {m}
spokeswoman {n} (woman who speaks as the voice of a group of people)  :: woordvoerster {f}
spoliation {n} (authorized plundering)  :: vrijbuiterij
spoliation {n} (destruction of evidence)  :: bewijsvernietiging
spoliation {n} (plundering)  :: plundering
sponge {n} (marine invertebrate with a porous skeleton)  :: spons {f}
sponge {n} (sponge cake) SEE: sponge cake  ::
sponge {n} (sponge pudding) SEE: sponge pudding  ::
spongecake {n} (cake which has a firm yet well aerated structure) SEE: sponge cake  ::
sponger {n} (one who sponges)  :: klaploper {m}
sponsor {v} (to be a sponsor for)  :: sponsoren
spontaneous {adj} (random) SEE: random  ::
spontaneous {adj}  :: spontaan
spontaneously {adv} (in a spontaneous manner)  :: spontaan
spoof {n} (hoax)  :: grap, mystificatie, bedotterij
spoof {v} (to deceive)  :: misleiden, bedriegen
spoof {v} (to falsify)  :: vervalsen
spoof {v} (to gently satirize)  :: parodieren
spook {n} (ghost or apparition)  :: spook {n}, schijnsel {n}
spook {n} (hobgoblin)  :: kabouter {c}
spook {n} (pejorative: black person, see also: nigger)  :: neger {c}
spook {n} (spirit returning to haunt a place)  :: spook {n}, geest
spook {n} (spy)  :: spion {c}, verspieder {c}
spool {n} (spindle)  :: bobijn {f}, spoel {f}
spoon {n} (measure that will fit into a spoon) SEE: spoonful  ::
spoon {n} (scooped utensil for eating (or serving))  :: lepel {m}
spoon {v} (sailing terminology)  :: laveren
spoonbill {n} (bird)  :: lepelaar {m}
spoonbill {n} (paddlefish) SEE: paddlefish  ::
spoonerism {n} (phrase where sounds are transposed)  :: spoonerisme {n}
spoon-feed {v}  :: oplepelen
spoonful {n} (amount a spoon will hold)  :: lepel, lepelvol
Sporades {prop} (archipelago)  :: Sporaden
sporadic {adj} (rare and scattered in occurrence)  :: sporadisch
sporange {n} (sporangium) SEE: sporangium  ::
sporangium {n} (a case, capsule, or container in which spores are produced)  :: sporangium {n}
spore {n} (reproductive particle)  :: spoor {n}
sport {n} (any athletic activity that uses physical skills)  :: sport {m}
spot {n} (a brief advertisement)  :: spot {m}, reclamespot {m}
spot {n} (a round or irregular patch of a different color)  :: vlek {f}, [Flemish] plek {f}
spot {n} (bright lamp; spotlight)  :: spot {m}, straler {m}
spot {n} (location or area)  :: plaats {f}, plek {f}
spot {n} (pimple, pustule)  :: puist {f}
spot {n} (small amount)  :: beetje {n}, [food] hap {m}
spot {n} (stain)  :: vlek {f}, [Flemish] plek {f}
spot {v} (loan money to somebody)  :: lenen, [Netherlands] matsen
spot {v} (remove, or attempt to remove, a stain)  :: ontvlekken
spot {v} (see, pick out, notice or identify)  :: opmerken, vinden, bemerken
spot {v} (sports: support or assist a maneuver)  :: spotten
spot {v} (stain; leave a spot)  :: bevlekken, vlekken maken
spot-backed antshrike {n} (bird)  :: vlekrug-mierklauwier
spotted dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
spot-winged antshrike {n} (Pygiptila stellaris, Thamnophilus stellaris)  :: vlekvleugel-mierklauwier
spouse {n} (husband or wife)  :: echtgenoot, eega, gade
spouse {v} (to get married to) SEE: espouse  ::
Sprachraum {n} (geographical region where a language is spoken)  :: taalgebied {n}
sprain {n} (act or result of spraining)  :: verstuiking
sprain {v} (to weaken a joint, ligament, or muscle)  :: verstuiken
sprat {n} (any of various small marine fish in the genus Sprattus.)  :: sprot {m}
spray can {n} (pressurized canister) SEE: aerosol can  ::
sprayhood {n} (companionway cover) SEE: dodger  ::
spread {v} ((intransitive) to take up a larger area, expand)  :: [zich] verspreiden, uitbreiden, verbreden, vergroten, verwijden
spread {v} (to disperse, scatter)  :: verbreiden, verspreiden, uitstrooien
spread {v} (to extend, stretch out (limbs etc))  :: spreiden, uitspreiden, strekken, uitstrekken, stretchen
spread {v} (to smear, distribute in a thin layer)  :: smeren, bestrijken, besmeren, uitsmeren
spread {v} (to stretch out, expand)  :: verspreiden, spreiden, uitbreiden, verbreiden, uitstrekken
spread {v} ((transitive) to disseminate, make known or present)  :: verspreiden, verbreiden
spreadable {adj} (spreadable)  :: smeuïg
spread like wildfire {v} (spread like wildfire)  :: als een lopend vuurtje {n}
spread out {v}  :: uitspreiden
spring {n} (device made of flexible material)  :: veer {f}
spring {n} (erection of the penis) SEE: erection  ::
spring {n} (first season)  :: lente {m}, voorjaar {n}
spring {n} (higher-than-average tide)  :: springtij {n}
spring {n} (water source)  :: bron {f}, wel {f}
spring {v} (to jump or leap)  :: springen
springboard {n} (flexible diving board)  :: springplank
springbok {n} (Antidorcas marsupialis)  :: springbok {m}
spring cleaning {n} (systematic cleaning at the end of winter)  :: voorjaarsschoonmaak
spring equinox {n} (vernal equinox) SEE: vernal equinox  ::
springer {n} (springbok) SEE: springbok  ::
springer {n} (springer spaniel) SEE: springer spaniel  ::
springer {n} (springing cow) SEE: springing cow  ::
springer {n} (spring salmon) SEE: spring salmon  ::
spring roll {n} (egg roll) SEE: egg roll  ::
spring roll {n} (shredded vegetables wrapped in a pancake)  :: loempia {c}
spring to life {v} (start to exist)  :: ontspringen, ontspruiten, ontstaan
spring to mind {v} (appear in one's thoughts)  :: te binnen schieten
sprinkle {v} (to cause to fall in fine drops)  :: sprenkelen
sprinkles {n} (small candy or sugar pieces as decoration)  :: hagelslag {m}
sprint {n} (short race at top speed)  :: sprint {m}
sprite {n} (the green woodpecker, or yaffle) SEE: green woodpecker  ::
sprocket {n} (toothed wheel)  :: tandwiel {n}
sprout {n} (Brussels sprout) SEE: Brussels sprout  ::
sprout {n} (child)  :: spruit {m} {f}
sprout {n} (edible germinated seed)  :: kiemgroente {f}
sprout {n} (new growth on a plant)  :: scheut, spruit {m} {f}
sprout {v} (to cause to grow from a seed)  :: laten ontkiemen
sprout {v} (to grow, to germinate)  :: ontspruiten
spruce {n} (tree from the genus Picea)  :: spar {m}
spruce {n} (wood of a spruce)  :: spar {m}, sparrenhout {n}
spry {adj} (nimble, active)  :: kwiek
spunk {n} (courage; spirit; mettle; determination)  :: moed, vastberadenheid, levendigheid
spur {n} (A rigid implement, often roughly y-shaped, that is fixed to one's heel for purpose of prodding a horse)  :: spoor {c}
spur {v} (to urge or encourage to action, or to a more vigorous pursuit of an object; to incite; to stimulate; to instigate; to impel; to drive)  :: aansporen, aanmoedigen, bewegen
spurdog {n} (spiny dogfish) SEE: spiny dogfish  ::
spurious {adj} (false)  :: vals
spurn {v} (to reject disdainfully)  :: versmaden
spur on {v} (spur) SEE: spur  ::
sputnik {n} (a Soviet unmanned space satellite)  :: spoetnik
spy {n} (person who secretly watches)  :: spion {m}, spionne {f}
spy {v} (to act as a spy)  :: spioneren, bespieden
spyglass {n} (binoculars) SEE: binoculars  ::
spyglass {n} (portable telescope)  :: verrekijker
spying {n} (espionage) SEE: espionage  ::
spy satellite {n} (artificial space satellite used for reconnaissance or intelligence gathering)  :: spionagesatelliet {m}
spyware {n} (program)  :: spyware {m}
Spy Wednesday {n} (Holy Wednesday) SEE: Holy Wednesday  ::
squadron {n} (air force: tactical unit of at least two flights)  :: eskader {n}
squadron {n}  :: eskader {n}
squall {v} (to cry or wail loudly)  :: windstoot {m}, krijsen, schreeuwen
squalor {n} (squalidness)  :: weerzinwekkende vuiligheid, miserabele omstandigheden
squander {v} (to waste)  :: verspillen, verkwanselen, verbrassen
square {adj} (fair) SEE: fair  ::
square {adj} (forming a right angle)  :: met rechte hoek
square {adj} (shaped like a square)  :: vierkant, vierkante
square {adj} (used in the names of units)  :: vierkante
square {n} (act quarrelling) SEE: quarrel  ::
square {n} (astrology) SEE: quadrate  ::
square {n} (cell in a grid)  :: veld
square {n} (mortarboard) SEE: mortarboard  ::
square {n} (open space in a town)  :: plein {n}, markt {f}, plaats {f}, square {m}
square {n} (second power)  :: kwadraat {n}, tweede macht {f}
square {n} (square meal) SEE: square meal  ::
square {n} (the # symbol on a telephone)  :: hekje {n}
square {n} (tool)  :: winkelhaak {m}
square {n} (type of polygon)  :: vierkant {n}
square {v} (math: to multiply by itself)  :: kwadrateren, tot de tweede macht verheffen
square {v} (to resolve, see also: resolve)  :: oplossen
square {v} (to take opposing sides) SEE: quarrel  ::
square bracket {n} (symbol [ or ])  :: rechte haak
square centimeter {n} (unit of area)  :: vierkante centimeter, [symbol] cm2
squared {adj} (raised to the second power)  :: kwadraat
square kilometer {n} (square kilometre) SEE: square kilometre  ::
square kilometre {n} (standard unit of area)  :: vierkante kilometer {m}
square matrix {n} (matrix having the same number of rows as columns)  :: vierkante matrix
square metre {n} (standard unit of area)  :: vierkante meter {m}
square root {n} (number)  :: vierkantswortel {m}, wortel {m}
square wave {n} (function or waveform that alternates regularly and instantaneously between two levels)  :: blokgolf {f}
squash {n} (soft drink) SEE: cordial  ::
squash {n} (The sport)  :: squash {n}
squash {v} (to compress)  :: samenpersen
squat {adj} (relatively short or low and thick or broad)  :: gedrongen
squat {n} (building occupied without permission)  :: kraakpand
squat {v} (to bend at the knees)  :: hurken
squat {v} (to occupy without permission)  :: kraken
squat cage {n} (power rack) SEE: power rack  ::
squatter {n} (one occupying a place without permission)  :: kraakster
squeak {v} (emit sound)  :: piepen
squeal {v} (to scream a high-pitched squeal)  :: snierken, krijsen
squeamish {adj} (easily bothered or upset; tending to be nauseous or nervous)  :: teergevoelig, snel misselijk
squeegee {n} (printing tool)  :: rakel
squeegee {n} (tool used for cleaning glass)  :: ruitenwisser
squeeze {v}  :: knijpen
squeeze {v} (to apply pressure to from two or more sides at once)  :: klemmen, knijpen, persen, drukken
squeeze {v} (to fit into a tight place)  :: persen, drukken
squeeze out {v} (used other than as an idiom, to squeeze out)  :: uitknijpen, uitpersen
squib {n} (device used to ignite a rocket)  :: lont {f}
squib {v} (make a sound such as a small explosion)  :: ploffen
squicky {adj} (of something that engenders disgust)  :: vies, jakkes, eikes, beikes
squid {n} (sea animal)  :: inktvis {m}
squiggly {adj} (Not straight; wavy)  :: kronkelend
squint {n} (expression in which the eyes are partly closed)  :: gluren
squint {n} (hagioscope) SEE: hagioscope  ::
squint {n} (look of eyes which are turned in different directions, like in strabismus)  :: scheelkijken {n}
squint {v} (to look or glance sideways)  :: loensen
squint {v} (to look with, or have eyes that are turned in different directions)  :: scheelkijken
squint {v} (to look with the eyes partly closed, as in bright sunlight)  :: ogen dichtknijpen , gluren
squire {n} (armor-bearer who attended a knight)  :: schildknaap {m}
squirearchy {n} (Land-owning gentry)  :: landadel
squirm {v} (to evade a question, an interviewer etc.)  :: ontwijken
squirm {v} (twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment)  :: wriemelen
squirm {v} (twist one’s body with snakelike motion)  :: wriemelen, wringen
squirrel {n} (rodent)  :: eekhoorn {m}
squirrel monkey {n} (squirrel monkey)  :: doodshoofdaapje {n}
squirt {v}  :: spuiten
squits {n} (colloquial: diarrhea)  :: buikloop {m}, diarree {m}
Sranan {prop} (the Sranantongo English-based creole of Suriname)  :: Surinaams, Sranan (-Tongo)
Sranan Tongo {prop} (language)  :: Surinaams, Sranan
Srebrenica {prop} (Bosnian town)  :: Srebrenica
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte {prop} (the administrative capital of Sri Lanka)  :: Sri Jayewardenapura Kotte
Sri Lanka {prop} (a country in South Asia)  :: Sri Lanka
stab {n} (act of stabbing)  :: steek
stab {n} (attempt)  :: poging
stab {n} (criticism)  :: kritiek,aanval
stab {n} (wound made by stabbing)  :: steekwond
stab {v} (To cause a sharp painful sensation)  :: steken
stab {v} (To pierce or wound with pointed object)  :: steken
stab {v} (To recklessly hit with the tip of a pointed object)  :: steken
stability {n}  :: stabiliteit {f}
stable {adj} (relatively unchanging)  :: stabiel
stable {n} (building for animals with hoofs)  :: stal
stable {n} (building for horses)  :: paardenstal
stable {v} (put or keep in a stable)  :: stallen
stack {n} (a pile of identical objects)  :: stapel {m}
stack {v} (To place objects or material in the form of a stack)  :: stapelen, opstapelen
stadium {n} (Greek measure of length)  :: stadion {n}
stadium {n} (race course, especially, the Olympic course for foot races)  :: stadion {n}
stadium {n} (venue where sporting events are held)  :: stadion {n}
stadtholder {n} (chief magistrate)  :: stadhouder {m}
staff {n} (employees of a business)  :: medewerkers {p}, personeel {n}
staff {n} (long, straight stick)  :: staf {c}
staff {n} (series of horizontal lines)  :: balk {m}, notenbalk {m}
stag {n} (adult male deer)  :: hertenbok {m}
stag {n} (social event for a groom)  :: vrijgezellenfeest {n}
stag beetle {n} (large beetle in Lucanidae)  :: vliegend hert {n}
stag-beetle {n} (a large black beetle with a pair of strong mandibles)  :: hertkever
stage {n} (in theatre)  :: toneel, podium {n}
stage {n} (phase)  :: stadium {n}
stage {v} (to demonstrate in a deceptive manner)  :: ensceneren
stage {v} (to produce on a stage)  :: opvoeren
staged {adj} (Intended for the performance stage)  :: geënsceneerd
stagger {n} (an unsteady movement of the body in walking or standing)  :: wankel
stagger {v} (to begin to doubt and waver in purposes)  :: twijfelen
stagger {v} (to walk in an awkward, drunken fashion)  :: wankelen, waggelen
staggered {adj} (astonished) SEE: astonished  ::
stagnation {n}  :: stagnatie {f}
stag party {n} (bachelor party) SEE: bachelor party  ::
staid {adj}  :: formeel
stain {n} (discoloured spot or area)  :: vlek
stain {v} (to coat a surface with a stain)  :: beitsen
stain {v} (to discolour something)  :: verkleuren
stain {v} (to taint or tarnish someone's character or reputation)  :: bevlekken
stain {v}  :: vlek
stained glass {n} (coloured glass)  :: gebrandschilderd glas {n}
stainless {adj} (describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration)  :: roestvrij
stainless {n} (stainless steel) SEE: stainless steel  ::
stair {n} (series of steps)  :: trap
staircase {n} (stairway)  :: trap {m}
stairs {n} (contiguous set of steps)  :: trap
stairwell {n} (a shaft in a multi-story building enclosing a stairway or staircase)  :: trappenhuis {n}
stake {n} (piece of wood)  :: staak
stakeholder {n} (person or organisation with a legitimate interest)  :: belanghebbende
stake out {v} (to mark off the limits by stakes)  :: afbakenen
stakeout {n} (covertly watching a location)  :: surveillance {f}
stalactite {n} (mineral deposit hanging from the roof of a cave)  :: druipsteenpegel {m}, druipsteen {m}
stalagmite {n} (mineral deposit)  :: druipsteenkegel {m}, druipsteen {m}
stale {adj} (having lost its freshness)  :: taai (bread), ranzig (butter, fat), vervuild (water), muf (air), onfris (especially clothes)...
stale {adj} (no longer new or interesting)  :: ouderwets
stalemate {n} (chess term)  :: pat {m}, patstelling {m}
Stalin {prop} (Stalin)  :: Stalin {m}
Stalinism {n} (Communist philosophies espoused by Josef Stalin)  :: stalinisme
stalk {n} (petiole, pedicel, or peduncle of a plant) SEE: petiole, pedicel, peduncle  ::
stalk {n} (stem or main axis of a plant)  :: steel {m}, stengel {m}
stalk {v}  :: besluipen
stalk {v} (to (try to) follow or contact someone constantly, often resulting in harassment)  :: stalken
stall {n} (very small room used for a shower)  :: cabine {f}
stall {v} (To come to a standstill)  :: afslaan
stall {v} (To exceed the critical angle of attack, resulting in total loss of lift)  :: overtrekken
stall {v} (To put (an animal etc) in a stall)  :: stallen
stallion {n} (male horse kept primarily as a stud)  :: dekhengst {m}
stallion {n} (uncastrated male horse)  :: hengst {m}
stallion {n} (very virile, sexy or horny man)  :: dekhengst {m}
stammer {v} (to stutter)  :: stotteren
stammerer {n} (stutterer) SEE: stutterer  ::
stammering {n} (act of stammering)  :: gestotter {n}, gestamel {n}
stamp {n} (postage stamp) SEE: postage stamp  ::
stamp {v} (to step quickly and heavily)  :: stampen
stamp-collecting {n} (stamp hobby) SEE: philately  ::
stampede {n} (any sudden flight or dispersion)  :: stormloop {m}
stamping ground {n} (place one likes to go)  :: geliefkoosde plaats
stance {n} (manner, posture, or pose in which one stands)  :: houding {f}
stance {n} (opinion or point of view)  :: standpunt {n}, opinie {f}
stanchion {n} (confinement)  :: afsluiting
stanchion {n} (vertical pole, post or support)  :: paal, post
stand {n} (defensive position or effort)  :: positie {f}
stand {n} (designated spot where someone or something may stand or wait)  :: standplaats {c}
stand {n} (device to hold something upright or aloft)  :: staander {m}, statief {n}, sokkel {m}
stand {n} (grandstand) SEE: grandstand  ::
stand {n} (particular grove or other group of trees)  :: bosschage {f}
stand {n} (resolute, unwavering position)  :: standplaats {c}, standpunt {n}
stand {n} (small building or booth)  :: stand {m}, kraam {n} {c}
stand {v} (to place in an upright or standing position)  :: stellen, neerzetten, overeind zetten
stand {v} (to remain motionless)  :: staan
stand {v} (to rise to one’s feet)  :: opstaan
stand {v} (to support oneself on the feet in an erect position)  :: staan
stand {v} (to tolerate)  :: verdragen, uitstaan
stand {v} (to undergo; withstand; hold up)  :: doorstaan, weerstaan
standard {n} (a flag or ensign)  :: standaard {c}
standard {n} (level of quality)  :: standaard {c}
standard {n} (something used as a measure)  :: maatstaf {c}, standaard {c}
standard deviation {n} (statistical measure)  :: standaardafwijking {f}, standaarddeviatie {f}
standardize {v} (standardise) SEE: standardise  ::
standard language {n} (variety of language regarded as most correct)  :: standaardtaal
standard time {n} (synchronized clock time in each graphical locations)  :: standaardtijd
stand for {v} (to advocate or support)  :: voorstaan
stand for {v} (to mean, symbolize or represent)  :: staan voor
stand in for {v} (replace)  :: vervangen
standing order {n} (Regular transfer of fixed sum between bank accounts)  :: domiciliëring {f}
standing ovation {n} (enthusiastic applause)  :: staande ovatie {f}
standpoint {n} (point of view)  :: standpunt {n}, uitgangspunt {n}
standstill {n} (complete immobility)  :: stilstand
stand up {v} (bring something up and set it into a standing position)  :: rechtzetten, zetten, rechtstellen, stellen
stand up {v} (rise from a sitting position)  :: opstaan
stand up {v} (to avoid a prearranged meeting)  :: de kat sturen, in de kou laten staan
stand-up bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
Stanislaus {prop} (male given name- the standard or most popular form)  :: Stanislaus
Stanley knife {n} (utility knife) SEE: utility knife  ::
stanza {n} (a unit of a poem)  :: stanza
staple {n} (basic food)  :: basisvoedsel {n}
staple {n} (basic or essential supply)  :: basisbenodigdheid {f}
staple {n} (one of set of rods hammered into structure)  :: haak {m}
staple {n} (wire fastener in general)  :: niet {f}
staple {n} (wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper)  :: niet {f}
staple {v} (secure with a staple)  :: nieten
stapler {n} (device which binds together paper)  :: nietmachine {f}, nietapparaat {n}
star {n} (asterisk)  :: sterretje
star {n} (astronomy: a luminous celestial body)  :: ster {f}
star {n} (celebrity)  :: ster {f}, vedette {m} {f}
star {n} (concave polygon)  :: ster
star {n} (luminous celestial body)  :: ster {f}
star {n}  :: ster {f}
starboard {n} (right hand side of a vessel)  :: stuurboord {n}
starch {adj} (stiff)  :: stijf, precies, rigide
starch {n} (carbohydrates)  :: zetmeel {n}
starch {n} (laundry stiffener)  :: stijfsel {n}
starch {n} (substance)  :: zetmeel
star chart {n} (star chart)  :: sterrenkaart {m} {f}
star cluster {n} (group of stars)  :: sterrenhoop {m}
stardom {n} (fame or celebrity)  :: sterrendom {n}
stardust {n} (particles)  :: sterrenstof {n}
stare {v} (To look fixedly)  :: staren
starfish {n} (various echinoderms)  :: zeester {f}
star fruit {n} (fruit)  :: carambola
stark {adj} ((archaic) strong; vigorous; powerful)  :: sterk
starkers {adj} (completely nude)  :: spiernaakt, moedernaakt, puitebloot
starling {n} (bird)  :: spreeuw {m} {f}
starring {v} (present participle of "to star") SEE: star  ::
starry sturgeon {n} (Acipenser stellatus) SEE: sevruga  ::
start {n}  :: begin {n}
start {n} (beginning of an activity)  :: begin, start, aanvang
start {n} (beginning point of a race)  :: startlijn {m}
start {v} (of an activity, to begin)  :: starten, beginnen, aanvangen
start {v}  :: starten, beginnen, aanvangen
start {v} (to begin)  :: beginnen, starten, aanvangen
start {v} (to initiate operation of a vehicle or machine)  :: starten
start {v} (to jerk suddenly in surprise)  :: opschrikken
start {v} (to put or raise a question or objection, to put forward)  :: beginnen
start {v} (to set in motion)  :: starten
starter {n} (first course of a meal)  :: voorgerecht {n}, voorafje {n}
starter motor {n} (starter motor) SEE: starter  ::
starting point {n} (place where a journey starts)  :: beginpunt {n}
starting point {n} (subject matter to commence an activity)  :: uitgangspunt
startle {v} (to excite by sudden alarm, surprise, or apprehension)  :: laten schrikken
startle {v} (to move or be excited on feeling alarm)  :: schrikken
starvation {n} (a condition of severe suffering due to a lack of nutrition)  :: uithongering
starve {v} (to be very hungry)  :: rammelen, sterven van de honger
starve {v} (to deprive of nourishment)  :: uithongeren
starve {v} (to die because of lack of food)  :: verhongeren, sterven van de honger
stash {v} (store away for later use)  :: opslaan, opbergen, verstoppen
stasis {n} (inactivity)  :: stase {f}, stabiliteit {f}
state {n} (a condition)  :: staat {f}
state {n} (any sovereign polity)  :: staat {f}
state {n} (a political division of a federation retaining a degree of autonomy)  :: staat {f}
state {v} (declare to be a fact)  :: verklaren
state {v} (make known)  :: bekendmaken
statecraft {n} (statesmanship) SEE: statesmanship  ::
statefunction {n} (wavefunction) SEE: wavefunction  ::
statement {n} (computing: instruction in a computer program)  :: verklaring {f}, instructie
statement {n} (declaration or remark)  :: verklaring {f}, bemerking {f}, opmerking {f}
statement {n} (finance: document that summarizes financial activity)  :: uittreksel {n}
statement {n} (presentation of opinion or position)  :: verklaring {f}, stellingname {f}
state of emergency {n} (status quo)  :: noodtoestand {m}
state secret {n} (restricted information of national importance)  :: staatsgeheim {n}
static {n}  :: statisch
static electricity {n} (electrostatics) SEE: electrostatics  ::
station {n} (Australia: very large livestock farm) SEE: ranch  ::
station {n} (place where a vehicle may stop)  :: station, halte {f}
station {v} (To put in place to perform a task)  :: posteren
stationary bicycle {n} (exercise bicycle) SEE: exercise bicycle  ::
stationary point {n} (A point on a curve where the gradient is zero)  :: stationair punt
stationing {n} (the putting in a place to perform military duty)  :: stationering {f}
statist {n} (statistician) SEE: statistician  ::
statistic {adj} (statistical) SEE: statistical  ::
statistically {adv} (in a statistical way)  :: statistisch gezien
statistics {n} (collection of measurements)  :: statistiek {f}
statistics {n} (mathematical science)  :: statistiek {f}
statue {n} (three-dimensional work of art)  :: standbeeld {n}
status {n} (person’s position or standing)  :: status
status {n} (prestige or high standing)  :: aanzien
status {n} (situation or state of affairs)  :: status
status quo {n} (the state of things)  :: status quo
statutory {adj} (relating to a statute)  :: statutair
statutory rape {n} (intercourse with a minor)  :: sex met minderjarige
staunch {adj} (loyal, trustworthy, reliable, outstanding)  :: trouw, loyaal, betrouwbaar
staunch {v} (to stop the flow of (blood))  :: stelpen
stave {n} (bar)  :: sport {c}
stave {n} (metrical portion; stanza; staff)  :: strofe {f}, vers {n}
stave {n} (parallel lines to write music on)  :: balk {m}, notenbalk {m}
stave {n} (walking stick)  :: staf {m}
stave church {n} (wooden church of a medieval type)  :: staafkerk {f}
stave off {v} (prevent something from happening)  :: afweren
stay {n} (period of time spent in a place)  :: verblijf {n}
stay {n} (postponement)  :: uitstel {n}
stay {n} (supporting rope or wire)  :: stag {n}
stay {v} (To continue to have a particular quality)  :: blijven, verblijven
stay {v} (To postpone)  :: uitstellen
stay {v} (To remain in a particular place)  :: blijven, verblijven
stay behind {v} (to remain in a classroom or school at the end of teaching, especially to receive punishment)  :: nablijven
stay behind {v} (to remain where one is, whilst others leave)  :: achterblijven
stay up {v} (remain awake)  :: opblijven
STD {n} (sexually transmitted disease, see also: sexually transmitted disease)  :: SOA (Seksueel Overdraagbare Aandoening)
steady {adj} (slow)  :: gestaag
steady {v} (to stabilize)  :: stabiliseren
steak {n} (slice of beef)  :: biefstuk {m}, steak {m}
steak {n} (slice of meat of other animals)  :: steak {m}
steal {n} (merchandise available at a very attractive price)  :: koopje {n}
steal {n} (the act of stealing)  :: diefstal {m}, roof {m}
steal {v} (to draw attention)  :: stelen
steal {v} (to illegally take possession of)  :: stelen, ontvreemden, jatten
stealth {n}  :: steels, stiekem
stealthily {adv} (in a stealthy manner)  :: stilletjes
steam {n}  :: stoom {m}
steam {n} (water vapor)  :: stoom {m}
steam {v} (cooking: to cook with steam)  :: stomen
steamboat {n} (vessel powered by steam)  :: stoomboot {f} {m}
steam engine {n} (any steam-driven heat engine)  :: stoommachine {f}
steam engine {n} (steam locomotive) SEE: steam locomotive  ::
steamer {n} (steamship or steamboat)  :: stoomboot
steam locomotive {n} (locomotive powered by steam)  :: stoomlocomotief
steamship {n} (vessel propelled by steam)  :: stoomboot {n}
steel {n} (metal)  :: staal {n}
steep {adj} (near-vertical)  :: steil
steep {v} (to soak an item in liquid)  :: weken
steeple {n} (a tower on a church)  :: kerktoren {m}
steeple {n} (spire) SEE: spire  ::
steer {n} (castrated male of cattle)  :: os {m}
steer {v} (transitive: to guide the course of)  :: besturen
steerable {adj} (capable of being steered)  :: stuurbaar
steering group {n} (A committee that arranges the schedule of business for a legislative assembly or other organization)  :: stuurgroep
steering wheel {n} (wheel-shaped control)  :: stuurwiel {n}
steeve {v} (To project upward)  :: stevenen
steganography {n} (steganography)  :: steganografie {f}
stellar day {n} (period of one rotation of Earth, measured relative to the stars)  :: sterrendag {m}
St. Elmo's fire {n} (electrical discharge)  :: Sint-Elmusvuur
stem {n} (botany: above-ground stalk of a vascular plant)  :: stam {m}, stengel {m}, steel {m}
stem {n} (linguistics: main part of a word)  :: stam {m}, grondwoord {n}
stem {n} (nautical: forward vertical extension of the keel)  :: voorsteven {m}
stem {v} (to stop, hinder)  :: stoppen, hinderen, stelpen
stem cell {n} (primal undifferentiated cell)  :: stamcel {f}
stench {n} (a strong foul smell, a stink)  :: stank {m}
steno {n} (stenographer) SEE: stenographer  ::
stenographer {n} (someone skilled in the transcription of speech)  :: stenograaf {m} {f}
stenosis {n} (abnormal narrowing or stricture in a blood vessel or other tubular organ)  :: adervernauwing
step {n} (pace)  :: stap {m}
step {n}  :: stap {m}
step- {prefix} (A prefix used to indicate that the person being identified is not a blood relative)  :: stief- (e.g. stiefdochter, stiefmoeder, stiefvader, stiefzoon)
step {v} (intransitive, figuratively: to move mentally)  :: gaan
step {v} (intransitive: to go on foot; especially, to walk a little distance)  :: stappen
step {v} (intransitive: to move the foot in walking)  :: stappen
step {v} (intransitive: to walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely)  :: stappen
stepbrother {n} (son of one's stepfather or stepmother)  :: stiefbroer {m}
stepdaughter {n} (daughter of one's spouse and not of one's self)  :: stiefdochter {f}
stepfather {n} (husband of one's biological mother, other than one's biological father)  :: stiefvader {m}
stepmother {n} (wife of one's biological father, not one's biological mother)  :: stiefmoeder {f}
stepnephew {n}  :: stiefneef
stepson {n} (son of one's spouse and not of oneself)  :: stiefzoon {m}
steradian {n} (derived unit of solid angle)  :: steradiaal {m}
sterile {adj} (unable to reproduce)  :: onvruchtbaar, steriel
sterilizable {adj} (able to be sterilized)  :: steriliseerbaar, te steriliseren
sterilize {v} (disable ability to procreate)  :: steriliseren
stern {adj}  :: streng
stern {n} (the rear part or after end of a ship or vessel)  :: achtersteven {m}
sternpost {n} (timber or bar at the stern of a vessel)  :: achtersteven {m}
sternum {n} (breastbone) SEE: breastbone  ::
Stettin {prop} (Szczecin) SEE: Szczecin  ::
stevedore {n} (dockworker involved in loading and unloading cargo)  :: dokwerker {m}?, stuwadoor {m}
Steven {prop} (male given name) SEE: Stephen  ::
stew {v} (to be in a state of elevated anxiety)  :: sidderen, beven
stew {v} (to brew (tea))  :: thee zetten
stew {v} (to cook (food))  :: stoven, smoren
stew {v} (to suffer under hot conditions)  :: zweten, stikken
steward {n} (attendant on an airplane)  :: steward
stewardess {n} (female flight attendant)  :: stewardess {f}
stick {n} (cylindrical piece (of chalk, wax etc))  :: stok {m}
stick {n} (long piece of wood)  :: stok {m}
stick {n} (twig or small branch)  :: tak {m}, takje {n}
stick {n}  :: twijg {f}
stick {v}  :: bijblijven, blijven hangen
stick {v} (to become attached, to adhere (intransitive))  :: kleven, plakken
stick {v} (to glue; to adhere (transitive))  :: kleven
stick {v} (to jam)  :: blijven steken
stick {v} (to persist)  :: volhouden
stick {v} (to place, set down quickly)  :: stekken
stick {v} (to propagate plants by cuttings)  :: stekken
stick {v} (to remain loyal or firm)  :: neergooien
stick {v} (to tolerate, endure, stick with) SEE: stick with  ::
sticker {n} (adhesive label or decal)  :: sticker {m}, klever {m}
sticker {n} (price tag) SEE: price tag  ::
sticker {n} (something that sticks)  :: klever {m}
sticking plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
stick insect {n} (insects of the family Phasmidae)  :: wandelende tak
stick note {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note  ::
stick out {v} (to persist) SEE: stick it out  ::
stickpin {n} (pin to hold necktie) SEE: tie clip  ::
sticky note {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note  ::
stiff {adj} (colloquial: harsh, severe)  :: stevig
stiff {adj} (figuratively: of policies and rules and their application and enforcement)  :: inflexibel
stiff {adj} (of an object, rigid, hard to bend, inflexible)  :: rigide, stug, stijf
stiff {adj} (of a person, formal in behavior, unrelaxed)  :: stug
stiff {adj} (of muscles, or parts of the body)  :: stijf
stiffness {n}  :: Stijfheid
stifle {v} (to die of suffocation)  :: stikken
stifle {v} (to interrupt or cut off)  :: onderbreken, afbreken
stifle {v} (to repress, keep in or hold back)  :: onderdrukken
stiletto {n} (awl) SEE: awl  ::
stiletto {n} (rapier) SEE: rapier  ::
stiletto heel {n} (heel of a high and narrow shoe)  :: naaldhak {c}
still {adj} (not moving)  :: stil
still {adv} (nevertheless)  :: toch
still {adv} (to an even greater degree)  :: nog
still {adv} (up to a time, as in the preceding time)  :: nog, nog steeds
still {n} (a device for distilling liquids)  :: distilleerapparaat {n}
still {n} (Catering, stills: Area in restaurant used to make tea and coffee separate from main kitchen)  :: distilleerderij
still {n}  :: stilte , still
stillbirth {n} (birth of a dead fetus)  :: doodgeboorte
stillborn {adj} (dead at birth)  :: doodgeboren
stillborn {adj} (ignored, without influence, unsuccessful, abortive)  :: doodgeboren
still life {n} (work of art)  :: stilleven {n}
stilt {n} (bird)  :: steltloper {m}
stilt {n} (pillar)  :: stelt {f}
stilt {n} (walking pole)  :: stelt {f}
stimulate {v} (to arouse an organism to functional activity)  :: stimuleren, prikkelen
stimulate {v} (to encourage into action)  :: stimuleren, aansporen, prikkelen
stimulation {n} (activity causing excitement or pleasure)  :: stimulatie {f}
stimulation {n} (biology: action or condition that creates a response)  :: stimulatie {f}
stimulation {n} (pushing or goading toward action)  :: stimulatie {f}
stimulus {n}  :: stimulans {m}, stimulus
sting {n} (pointed portion of an insect or arachnid used for attack) SEE: stinger  ::
sting {n}  :: steek
sting {v}  :: steken
stingy {adj}  :: gierig
stink {n} (strong bad smell)  :: stank {m}
stink {v} (give an impression of dishonesty or untruth)  :: stinken
stink {v} (have a strong bad smell)  :: stinken
stinkbird {n} (hoatzin) SEE: hoatzin  ::
stinker {n} (person who stinks)  :: stinker
stinking {adj} (bad smell)  :: stinkt
stipulate {v} (to require as a condition of a contract or agreement)  :: bedingen, stipuleren
stipulate {v} (to specify, promise or guarantee something in an agreement)  :: garanderen
stir {v}  :: roeren
stir-fry {n} (a dish)  :: roerbakschotel
stir-fry {v} (to fry something quickly in hot oil)  :: roerbakken
stirrup {n} (footrest)  :: stijgbeugel {m}
stirrup {n} (stapes) SEE: stapes  ::
stirrup bone {n} (stapes) SEE: stapes  ::
stir up {v} (to cause (trouble etc))  :: opstoken
stitch {n} (furrow) SEE: furrow  ::
stitch {n} (single pass of the needle in sewing)  :: steek {c}
stitch {v} (agriculture: to form land into ridges) SEE: plough/plow  ::
stitch {v} (form stitches in) SEE: sew  ::
stitch {v} (unite by stitches) SEE: sew together  ::
stiver {n} (small Dutch coin worth one twentieth of a guilder)  :: stuiver {m}
stoat {n} (stoat) SEE: ermine  ::
stochastic {adj} (random)  :: stochastiek
stock {adj} (normally available for purchase)  :: vooradig, voorradige, op stock, in voorraad
stock {n} (finance: capital raised by a company)  :: aandeel {n}
stock {n} (genus of flowers)  :: violier, [ambiguous] violet
stock {n} (part of gun)  :: kolf {m}
stock {n} (rolling stock) SEE: rolling stock  ::
stock {n} (store of goods for sale)  :: voorraad {m}, stock {m}
stock {n} (supply of anything ready for use)  :: voorraad {m}, reserve
stock {v} (have on hand for sale)  :: voorradig zijn, in stock hebben, op stock houden
stock exchange {n} (building and the associated organization)  :: beurs {f}, aandelenbeurs {f}, effectenbeurs {f}
stockfish {n} (cured fish)  :: stokvis {m}
Stockholm {prop} (capital of Sweden)  :: Stockholm
stocking {n} (garment (for translations of "sock", see sock))  :: kous {f}
stock market crash {n} (sudden dramatic decline of stock prices)  :: beurskrach {m}
stockpile {n} (supply for future use)  :: reserve {m} {f}, voorraad {m}
stocks {n} (device for public humiliation and punishment)  :: schandpaal {m}
stock up {v} (acquire or increase stock)  :: zich bevoorraden
stoicism {n} (school of philosophy)  :: stoïcisme {n}
stoke {v} (to feed, stir up)  :: stoken
stoke {v} (to poke, pierce)  :: stoken
stoker {n} (person)  :: stoker {m}
stoker {n} (poker) SEE: poker  ::
stole {v} (simple past of to steal)  :: stal, stalen
stolid {adj} (having or revealing little emotion or sensibility)  :: uitdrukkingsloos
stollen {n} (a traditional German cake eaten at Christmas time)  :: kerststol {m}, kerststronk {m}
stomach {n} (appetite) SEE: appetite  ::
stomach {n} (belly)  :: buik
stomach {n} (digestive organ)  :: maag {f}
stomach {n} (figuratively: desire, appetite) SEE: appetite  ::
stomach {n} (pride, haughtiness) SEE: haughtiness  ::
stomachache {n} (pain in the abdomen)  :: buikpijn {m} {f}
stomp {v} (severely beat someone physically or figuratively)  :: stampen
stomp {v} (trample heavily on something or someone)  :: stampen
stompie {n} (cigarette butt) SEE: butt  ::
stone {adj} (constructed of stone)  :: stenen
stone {adj} (having the appearance of stone)  :: stenen
stone {n} (centre of some fruits)  :: pit {m}
stone {n} (medical: hard, stone-like deposit)  :: steen {m}
stone {n} (piece of hard material used in board games)  :: stuk {n}, pion {m}
stone {n} (small piece of stone)  :: steen {m}, steentje {n}
stone {n} (substance)  :: steen {m}
stone {v} (intoxicate, especially with narcotics)  :: zich drogeren
stone {v} (kill by pelting with stones)  :: stenigen
Stone Age {prop} (prehistoric period)  :: steentijd {m}, stenen tijdperk {n}
stoned {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
stone deaf {adj} (utterly deaf)  :: potdoof, stokdoof
stone fruit {n} (fruit with soft flesh and a hard pit)  :: steenvrucht {f}
stone marten {n} (Martes foina) SEE: beech marten  ::
stonemason {n} (one who works in stone)  :: steenhouwer {m}
stone paper {n} (type of paper)  :: steenpapier {n}
stone's throw {n} (short distance)  :: [at a distance of a stone's throw away] op een steenworp afstand, steenworp
stoning {n} (lapidation) SEE: lapidation  ::
stooge {n} (straight man) SEE: straight man  ::
stool {n} (a seat)  :: kruk {f}, barkruk {f}
stool {n} (excrement)  :: stoelgang {m}
stool {n} (footstool) SEE: footstool  ::
stop {n} (consonant sound)  :: occlusief {m}
stop {n} (device to block path)  :: stopper {m}
stop {n} (interruption of travel)  :: stop {m}, pauze {f}
stop {n} (place to get on and off line buses or trams)  :: halte {f}
stop {n} (punctuation symbol)  :: punt {m}, komma {f}, dubbele punt {m}, puntkomma {f}
stop {n} (short for stopper)  :: register {n}
stop {v} (cause (something) to cease moving)  :: aanhouden, stoppen
stop {v} (cause (something) to come to an end)  :: stoppen, beëindigen, afbreken
stop {v} (cease moving)  :: stoppen, stilstaan, halthouden
stop {v} (close an aperture)  :: deppen
stop {v} (come to an end)  :: stoppen, ophouden
stop {v} (stay a while)  :: verblijven, blijven, stoppen
stop {v} (tarry)  :: langsgaan, stoppen
stop sign {n} (red trafic sign)  :: stopbord {n}
storage {n} (the act or the state)  :: opslag {m}
store {n} (in computing) SEE: memory  ::
store {n} (place where items may be kept)  :: magazijn {n}
store {n} (shop) SEE: shop  ::
store {n} (supply held in storage)  :: voorraad {m}
store {v} (computing: write (something) into memory or registers)  :: opslaan
store {v} (keep (something) while not in use)  :: bewaren
store {v} (remain in good condition while stored)  :: behouden
storeman {n} (warehouseman) SEE: warehouseman  ::
storey {n} (floor)  :: verdieping {f}, etage {m}, [Belgian] verdiep {n}
stork {n} (large wading bird)  :: ooievaar {m}
storm {n} (disturbed state of the atmosphere)  :: bui {f}, onweer {n}, onweersbui {f}
storm {n} (meteorology: wind scale for very strong wind)  :: storm {m}
storm {n} (military: violent assault on a stronghold)  :: bestorming {f}
storm {n}  :: storm {m}
storm {v} (to assault)  :: bestormen
storm {v} (to move quickly and noisily)  :: stormen
storm petrel {n} (any of several small seabirds, of the family Hydrobatidae)  :: stormvogeltje {n}
story {n} (account of events)  :: verhaal, vertelling {f}, vertelsel {n}
story {n} (lie) SEE: lie  ::
story {n} (storey) SEE: storey  ::
stout {adj} (obstinate) SEE: obstinate  ::
stout {n} (brew)  :: stout, stoutbier {n}
stout {n} (large clothing size)  :: grote, (kleding)maat
stout {n} (obese person)  :: dikkerd {m}, dikzak {m}, vetzak {m}
stout-hearted {adj} (bold, resolute)  :: onverschrokken
stove {n} (device for heating food)  :: fornuis
stove {n} (heater)  :: kachel, oven
stovepipe hat {n} (stovepipe hat) SEE: top hat  ::
stowaway {n} (person who hides on a ship, train, etc.)  :: verstekeling {m}
straddle {v} (to fire shots in front and behind of a target)  :: voor en achter een doel schieten
straddle {v} (to form a disorderly sprawl)  :: zich vrijblijvend opstellen
straddle {v} (to sit or stand with a leg on each side of something)  :: schrijlings zitten op
straggler {n} (an exuberant growth)  :: uitwas
straggler {n} (a roving vagabond)  :: schooier
straggler {n} (one who falls behind the rest)  :: achterblijver
straggler {n} (one who rambles without any settled direction)  :: zwerver
straggler {n} (one who straggles or departs from the direct or proper course)  :: afwijkeling
straight {adj} (direct, truthful, frank)  :: zoals het hoort
straight {adj} (not crooked or bent)  :: recht, rechte
straight {adj} (undiluted)  :: puur, pure
straight {adv} (in a forward direction)  :: rechtdoor
straight {n} (five cards in sequence)  :: straat {f}
straight {n} (heterosexual) SEE: heterosexual  ::
straight {n}  :: recht
straight away {adv} (very soon; immediately) SEE: right away  ::
straighten {v} (become straight)  :: zich rechten, recht worden
straighten {v} (make straight)  :: rechtmaken, rechttrekken, rechten
straighten {v} (stand up)  :: overeind springen, opspringen
straight-laced {adj} (having narrow views on moral matters)  :: bekrompen
straightway {adv} (directly)  :: meteen, onmiddellijk, direct
strain {v} (to apply a force)  :: forceren
strain {v} (to separate)  :: scheiden, afscheiden, zeven
strain {v} (to stretch too far)  :: overstrekken
strain {v} (to tighten the strings)  :: aantrekken, aanspannen
strained {adj} (tense)  :: gespannen
strain gauge {n} (device that measures the strain in a structural element)  :: rekstrookje {n}
strait {n} (a difficult position)  :: nauw {n}
strait {n} (narrow channel of water)  :: straat {m} {f}, nauw {n}
straitjacket {n} (a jacket-like garment)  :: dwangbuis
straitjacket {v} (to put someone into a straitjacket)  :: iemand een dwangbuis aandoen
straitjacket {v} (to restrict the freedom of)  :: iemand in zijn vrijheid beperken
Strait of Dover {prop} (strait in the English Channel)  :: Kanaal {n}, Nauw van Kales {n}
stranded {adj} (a piece of wire made by combining or bundling thinner wires)  :: litzedraad {m}
stranded {adj} (of a vessel)  :: gestrand
strange {adj} (belonging to another country, foreign)  :: vreemd, buitenlands, uitheems
strange {adj} (in quantum mechanics)  :: strange, vreemd
strange {adj} (not normal)  :: vreemd, raar
strange {adj} (not yet part of one’s experience)  :: vreemd, onbekend
stranger {n}  :: buitenstaander {m}, vreemdeling {m}
stranger {n} (person whom one does not know)  :: vreemde {m}
strangle {v} (to kill someone by strangulation)  :: wurgen, worgen
strangle {v} (to stifle or suppress an action)  :: onderdrukken
stranglehold {n} (grip or control so strong as to stifle or cut off)  :: verwurging {f}
strangulation {n} (act of strangling)  :: wurging {f}, worging {f}
strap {n} (a long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like)  :: riem {m}
strap {n} (specifically, a strip of thick leather used in flogging)  :: riem {m}
Strasbourg {prop} (city in France)  :: Straatsburg
strategic {adj} (of or pertaining to strategy)  :: strategisch
strategical {adj} (strategic) SEE: strategic  ::
strategically {adv} (in a strategic manner)  :: strategisch
Strategic Defense Initiative {prop} (Star Wars) SEE: Star Wars  ::
strategist {n} (one who devises strategies)  :: strateeg {m}
strategy {n} (art of using similar techniques in politics or business)  :: strategie
strategy {n} (in game theory)  :: strategie
strategy {n} (plan of action)  :: strategie
strategy {n} (science and art of military command)  :: strategie
stratovolcano {n} (volcano)  :: stratovulkaan {m}
straw {n} (dried stalks considered collectively)  :: stro {n}
straw {n} (drinking straw) SEE: drinking straw  ::
strawberry {adj} (flavour)  :: aardbeien-
strawberry {n} (fruit)  :: aardbei {f}
strawberry {n} (plant)  :: aardbeiplant {m}
stray {v} (to wander from a direct course)  :: dwalen
strayed {adj} (Who has lost his way) SEE: stray  ::
streak-backed antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus insignis)  :: roraima-mierklauwier
stream {n} (small river)  :: stroom {m}
streamline {n} (line that is tangent to the velocity of flow of a fluid)  :: stroomlijn
streamline {n} (meteorology: line that is tangent to the velocity of flow of the wind)  :: stroomlijn
street {n} (paved part of road in a village or a town)  :: straat
streetcar {n} (tram) SEE: tram  ::
street child {n} (street urchin) SEE: street urchin  ::
streetcorner {n} (corner of a street)  :: straathoek {m}
streetlight {n} (lamps set along a street)  :: straatverlichting {f}
street organ {n} (mechanically played steeet organ)  :: draaiorgel {f}
street urchin {n} (child living, or spending most of their time, in the streets)  :: straatkind {n}
strength {n} (quality of being strong)  :: kracht {f}, sterkte {f}
strength {n} (strongest part of something)  :: kracht {f}
strengthen {v} (to animate)  :: bezielen, tot leven wekken
strengthen {v} (to augment)  :: kracht geven
strengthen {v} (to make strong or stronger)  :: versterken
strength tester {n} (high striker) SEE: high striker  ::
strength training {n} (form of exercise)  :: krachttraining {f}, spierversterking {f}
stress {n} (force)  :: spanning, zenuwen
stress {n} (on a syllable) SEE: accent  ::
stress {n}  :: stress {m}
stretch {n} (ability to lengthen when pulled)  :: rek {m}
stretch {n} (act of stretching)  :: rek {m}
stretch {v} (be inaccurate by exaggeration)  :: rekken
stretch {v} (extend between limits)  :: reiken, (zich uit)strekken
stretch {v} (extend one’s limbs or body in order to stretch the muscles)  :: zich (uit)rekken
stretch {v} (get more than expected from a limited resource)  :: rekken
stretch {v} (lengthen by pulling)  :: strekken
stretch {v} (lengthen when pulled)  :: rekken
stretch {v} (pull tight)  :: aanspannen, rechttrekken, strekken
stretcher {n} (frame on which a canvas is stretched for painting)  :: kader {n}, frame {n}
stretcher {n} (simple litter designed to carry a sick, injured, or dead person)  :: baar {f}, draagbaar
strew {v} (to distribute objects or pieces of something)  :: strooien, bestrooien
strewn {v} (Past participle of to strew)  :: gestrooid
strict {adj} (governed or governing by exact rules)  :: streng
strict {adj}  :: streng
stride {v} (to walk with long steps)  :: schrijden
strife {n} (violent conflict)  :: geschil {n}, vijandige rivaliteit, strijd, conflict
strike {n} (work stoppage)  :: staking
strike {v}  :: [1] doorhalen, [2] slaan, [2] toeslaan
strike {v} (nautical: to surrender)  :: de vlag strijken
strike {v} (to delete)  :: doorstrepen, uitwissen, wissen
strike {v} (to hit)  :: slaan, treffen
strike {v} (to impress, seem, appear)  :: schijnen
strike {v} (to manufacture by stamping)  :: slaan
strike {v} (to stop working to achieve better working conditions)  :: staken
strike while the iron is hot {v} (act on an opportunity promptly)  :: het ijzer smeden als het heet is
striking {adj} (of that which makes a strong impression)  :: opvallend, treffend
string {n} (computing: sequence of characters)  :: karakterreeks
string {n} (long, thin structure made from twisted threads)  :: draad {m}
string {n} (stringed instrument) SEE: stringed instrument  ::
string {n} (stringed instruments section)  :: snaarinstrumenten
string {v} (put on a string)  :: rijgen, aaneenrijgen
string bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
stringed instrument {n} (type of musical instrument)  :: snaarinstrument {n}
stringent {adj} (Strict; binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe)  :: gestreng
stringently {adv} (in a stringent manner)  :: gestreng
string instrument {n} (musical instrument that produces sound by strings) SEE: stringed instrument  ::
string theory {n} (candidate unified theory of all physical forces and particles)  :: snaartheorie {f}
strip {n} (a street with multiple shopping or entertainment possibilities)  :: koopgoot
strip {n} (landing strip)  :: landingsbaan
strip {n} (series of drawings, a comic strip)  :: stripboek
strip {v} (metaphore for road)  :: asfalt, strook
strip {v} (to do a striptease)  :: strippen
strip {v} (to remove or take away)  :: strippen
strip {v} (to take off clothing)  :: uitkleden
striped {adj} (having stripes, decorated or marked with bands differing in color)  :: gestreept
striped alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
stripy {adj} (striped) SEE: striped  ::
strive {v} (to try to achieve)  :: streven
stroganoff {n} (dish of sautéed pieces of beef)  :: Stroganoffsaus
stroke {n} (act of striking with a weapon)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (act of stroking)  :: aaien
stroke {n} (blow)  :: klap {m}
stroke {n} (golf: single act of striking the ball)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (line drawn with a pen or pencil)  :: streek {f}
stroke {n} (loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted)  :: beroerte {f}
stroke {n} (particular style of swimming)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (rowing: movement of an oar or paddle through water)  :: slag {m}, haal {m}
stroke {n} (single movement with a tool)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (streak made with a brush)  :: streek {f}
stroke {n} (tennis: single act of striking the ball)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (thrust of piston)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (time when a clock strikes)  :: klokslag {m}
stroke {v} (to move one's hand or an object over the surface of)  :: strelen, strijken, aaien
stroll {n} (wandering on foot)  :: wandeling
stroll {v} (wander on foot)  :: slenteren, wandelen
stroller {n} (seat on wheels)  :: kinderwagen {m}
strong {adj} (capable of producing great physical force)  :: sterk, krachtig
strong {adj} (capable of withstanding great physical force)  :: sterk, stevig
strong {adj} (determined, unyielding)  :: sterk, standvastig
strong {adj} (grammar: irregular)  :: sterk (not: onregelmatig)
strong {adj} (having a high alcoholic content)  :: sterk
strong {adj} (having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient)  :: sterk, geconcentreerd
strong {adj} (having an offensive or intense odor or flavor)  :: sterk, krachtig
strong {adj} (highly stimulating to the senses)  :: sterk, krachtig
strong {adj} (impressive)  :: sterk, kras
strong {adj} (military: not easily subdued or taken)  :: sterk
strongbox {n} (sturdy box with a lock) SEE: safe  ::
strongman game {n} (high striker) SEE: high striker  ::
strong point {n} (excellent characteristic or ability) SEE: forte  ::
strong verb {n} (verb type)  :: sterk werkwoord {n}
strontium {n} (chemical element)  :: strontium {n}
stroopwafel {n} (Dutch waffle made from two thin wafers)  :: stroopwafel {f}
strop {n} (bad mood) SEE: bad mood  ::
strop {n} (strap)  :: riem {m} (razor strop: scheerriem)
strop {v} (To sharpen with a strop)  :: wetten
struck {v} (delete)  :: haalde door, haalden door
struck {v} (hit - past participle)  :: toegeslagen
struck {v} (hit - past tense)  :: sloeg toe, sloegen toe
structural {adj} (of, relating to, or having structure)  :: structureel
structural unemployment {n} ((economics) a type of unemployment)  :: structurele werkloosheid
structure {n} (cohesive whole built up of distinct parts)  :: structuur {f}
structure {v} ((transitive) to give structure to; to arrange)  :: structureren
struggle {n} (strife, effort)  :: gevecht, strijd
struggle {v} (to strive, to labour in difficulty, to fight)  :: vechten, worstelen, [same meaning as worstelen] moeite hebben met
strumpet {n} (A prostitute)  :: hoer {f}, lichtekooi {f}
strut {v} (to walk proudly or haughtily)  :: paraderen
strychnine {n} (very toxic, colourless, crystalline alkaloid)  :: strychnine
stub {n} (something cut short, blunted, or stunted)  :: stomp
stub {v} (to jam, hit, or bump, especially a toe)  :: stoten
stub {v} (to remove a plant by pulling it out by the roots)  :: wieden
stubble {n} (short, coarse hair)  :: stoppelbaard {m}
stubborn {adj} (refusing to move or change one's opinion)  :: hardnekkig, koppig
stucco {n} (a plaster that is used to coat interior or exterior wall)  :: stuc, pleisterkalk
stuck up {adj} (snobbish, conceited)  :: hooghartig, zelfingenomen
stud {n} (animal breeding place)  :: stoeterij {f}
stud {n} (male animal kept for breeding)  :: dekhengst {m}, fokhengst {m} (stallion); fokdier {n} (stud in general); dekstier {m}, fokstier {m} (bull)
stud {n} (sexually attractive male)  :: Dekhengst
stud {n} (type of poker) SEE: stud poker  ::
stud {n} (vertical post)  :: stijl
student {n} (person enrolled at a university)  :: student {m}, studente {f}
student {n} (person seriously devoted to some subject)  :: student {m}, studente {f}
student {n} (person who studies an academic subject)  :: student {m}, studente {f}
student {n} (schoolchild) SEE: schoolchild  ::
studio {n} (artist’s or photographer’s workshop)  :: atelier {n}
studio {n} (company or organization that makes films, records or other artistic works)  :: filmmaatschappij {f}, platenmaatschappij {f}
studio {n} (establishment where an art is taught)  :: kunstschool {f}, atelier {n}
studio {n} (place where radio or television programs, records or films are made)  :: studio {m}
studio {n} (studio flat/apartment)  :: studio {m}
studious {adj} (given to study, reading, etc)  :: leergierig
study {n} (examination) SEE: examination  ::
study {n} (mental effort to acquire knowledge)  :: studie
study {n} (room)  :: studeerkamer, studiezaal
study {v}  :: studeren, instuderen
study {v} (to revise/review materials)  :: studeren, leren
study hall {n} (location)  :: studiezaal {m} {f}
stuff {n}  :: materiaal {n}
stuff {n} (miscellaneous items; things)  :: spul, goedje {m}, waar {m}, stof {m}
stuff {v}  :: vullen
stuffed {adj} (with food)  :: vol, verzadigd
stuffed {adj} (with material)  :: opgezet, gevuld
stuffed animal {n} (a toy animal stuffed with straw, beans, cotton or other similar materials.)  :: knuffelbeest {n}
stuffy {adj} (Poorly-ventilated; close)  :: muf, bedompt, benauwd
stumble {v} (to trip or fall)  :: struikelen, strompelen
stumbling-block {n} (stumbling block) SEE: stumbling block  ::
stump {n} (remains of something that has been cut off)  :: stomp
stunt double {n} (type of body double)  :: stunt dubbel
stupa {n} (a dome-shaped Buddhist monument, used to house relics of the Lord Buddha)  :: stoepa
stupefy {v} (dull the senses or capacity to think)  :: verdoven, verdwazen
stupendous {adj} (astonishingly great or large; huge; enormous)  :: verbazend, verbazingwekkend, kolossaal, overweldigend
stupid {adj} (lacking in intelligence)  :: dom, domme, onverstandig, onverstandige, stom, stomme
stupid {adj} (To the point of stupor)  :: idioot, idiote
stupor {n} (a state of reduced consciousness or sensibility)  :: verdwazing, verbijstering
sturdy {adj} (of firm build)  :: solide, stevig
sturdy {adj} (solid in structure or person)  :: stoer, potig
sturgeon {n} (fish of family Acipenseridae)  :: steur {m}
stutter {n} (speech disorder)  :: stotteren {n}
stutter {v} (to speak with spasmodic repetition)  :: stotteren
stutterer {n} (one who stutters)  :: stotteraar
sty {n} (inflammation) SEE: stye  ::
sty {n} (ladder) SEE: ladder  ::
sty {v} (to rise up) SEE: ascend  ::
stye {n} (bacterial infection of the eyelash or eyelid)  :: stijg, strontje {n}
stygian {adj} (infernal or hellish)  :: hels, infernaal
style {n} (manner of doing things)  :: stijl {m}
stylish {adj} (Having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress)  :: stijlvol
stylist {n} (designer) SEE: designer  ::
stylist {n} (hairdresser) SEE: hairdresser  ::
stylus {n} (phonograph needle)  :: naald
stylus {n} (tool for writing on clay tablets)  :: etsnaald, griffel, schrijfstift
stymie {v} (to thwart or stump)  :: belemmeren, ten val brengen, hinderen
styrofoam {n} (polymer)  :: piepschuim {n}
Styx {prop} (river of the underworld)  :: Styx
sub- {prefix} (subsidiary, secondary)  :: deel-
sub- {prefix} (under, beneath)  :: sub-, onder-
subatomic {adj} (relating to particles that are smaller than an atom)  :: subatomair
subconscious {n} (that part of mind that is not consciously perceived)  :: onderbewustzijn {n}
subconsciousness {n} (state of being subconscious)  :: onderbewustzijn {n}
subcontractor {n} (contractor hired by contractor)  :: onderaannemer {m}
subculture {n} (portion of a culture distinguished by its customs or other features)  :: subcultuur {f}
subdiscipline {n} (constrained field of study or work)  :: deelgebied
subdivide {v} (To divide into smaller sections)  :: onderverdelen
subdue {v} (to bring (a country) under control by force)  :: onderwerpen
subdue {v} (to overcome, quieten, bring under control)  :: onder controle brengen
subdued {adj} (Conquered; overpowered; crushed; submissive; mild)  :: beteugeld
subdued {adj} (Not glaring in color; soft in tone)  :: gedempt
subheading {n} (heading subdividing a subject)  :: tussenkop {m}
subject {n} (citizen in a monarchy)  :: onderdaan {m}, onderdane {f}
subject {n} (in grammar)  :: onderwerp {n}
subject {n} (main topic)  :: onderwerp
subject {n} (particular area of study)  :: vak {n}, vakgebied {n}
subject {v} (to cause to undergo)  :: onderwerpen (aan)
subject clause {n} (clause which is the subject)  :: onderwerpszin {m}
subjective {adj} (based upon subjective feelings or intuition)  :: subjectief
subjectivism {n}  :: subjectivisme {n}
subjunctive {n} (subjunctive mood)  :: aanvoegende wijs {m}
sublimation {n} (phase transition)  :: vervluchtigen
Sublime Porte {prop} (Ottoman imperial government)  :: Hoge Porte, Sublieme Porte, Verhevene Porte, Porte
subliminal message {n} (message under normal perception)  :: subliminale reclame
submarine {adj} (undersea)  :: onderwater-
submarine {n} (undersea boat)  :: onderzeeër {m}, duikboot {m}
submerge {v} (to immerse (intransitive))  :: afzinken
submersible {adj} (able to be submerged)  :: afzinkbaar
submission {n} (the thing which has been submitted)  :: inzending {f}
submissive {adj} (Meekly obedient or passive)  :: onderdanig
submit {v} (enter or put forward something for approval, consideration, marking etc.)  :: voorleggen, verzenden, voordragen, indienen
submit {v} (yield or give way to another)  :: zich onderwerpen, toegeven
subnormal {adj} (computing theory: denormal) SEE: denormal  ::
subordinate {adj} (placed in a lower class, rank, or position)  :: ondergeschikt
subordinate clause {n} (a clause that cannot stand alone)  :: bijzin {m}
subordinating conjunction {n} (a word establishing the nature of a subordinate clause)  :: onderschikkend voegwoord {n}
subpart {n} (part of a part)  :: onderdeel {n}
subpoena {n} (writ requiring someone to appear in court to give testimony)  :: dagvaarding {f}
subpoena {v} (to summon with a subpoena)  :: dagvaarden
subproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct  ::
sub-Saharan {adj} (pertaining to that part of Africa south of the Sahara)  :: Sub-saharaans
subscribe {v} (to sign up to receive a publication)  :: abonneren
Subscriber Identity Module {n} (component on a SIM card that stores information to identify a mobile phone user)  :: Simkaart
subscription {n} (access to a resource for a period of time)  :: abonnement {n}
subsequent {adj} (following in order of place)  :: volgend, subsequent {m}
subsequent {adj} (following in time)  :: volgend
subsequently {adv} (subsequently)  :: hierop, vervolgens
subset {n} (mathematics: of a set)  :: deelverzameling
subside {v} (to fall into a state of quiet; to cease to rage; to be [calmed]; to settle down; to become tranquil; to abate)  :: kalmeren, milderen
subside {v} (to sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees)  :: bezinken
subside {v} (to tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink)  :: zakken, verlagen, dalen, zinken
subsidiary {n} (company owned by a parent company or a holding company)  :: dochterbedrijf {n}, filiaal {f}
subsidize {v} (To assist someone or something by granting a subsidy)  :: subsidiëren
subsidy {n} (financial support)  :: subsidie {f}
subsistent {adj} (inherent) SEE: inherent  ::
substance {n} (matter)  :: substantie {f}
substance {n}  :: substantie
substance abuse {n} (overindulgence in a drug)  :: drugsmisbruik {n}
substantial {adj}  :: substantieel
substantive {n} (grammar [?])  :: zelfstandig naamwoord {n}, substantief {n}
substitute {n} (a replacement or stand-in)  :: vervanger {m} , plaatsvervanger {m}, vervanging {f}
substitute {v} (to use in place of something else, with the same function)  :: vervangen, substitueren
substitute teacher {n} (supply teacher) SEE: supply teacher  ::
substitution {n} (substitute) SEE: substitute  ::
substrate {n} (an underlying layer; a substratum)  :: substraat
substratum {n} (a layer that lies underneath another)  :: laag , onderliggende reden , substraat
subsume {v} (To consider an occurrence as part of a principle or rule; to colligate)  :: veralgemenen, verenigen
subsume {v} (to place under another as belonging to it)  :: onderbrengen, plaatsen in
subterfuge {n} (deception)  :: misleiding {f}
subterranean {adj} (below ground, under the earth, underground)  :: onderaards
subtitle {n} (textual versions of the dialog in films)  :: ondertiteling
subtle {adj}  :: subtiel
subtleness {n} (property of being subtle)  :: subtiliteit {f}
subtract {v} (to remove or reduce)  :: aftrekken, in mindering brengen
subtraction {n} (calculation)  :: aftrekking {f}
subtraction {n} (process)  :: aftrekken {n}
subtropical {adj} (further from the equator than the tropical regions)  :: subtropisch
suburb {n} (area on the periphery of a city or large town)  :: voorstad {m} {f}
subvention {n} (subsidy) SEE: subsidy  ::
subversion {n} (systematic attempt to overthrow a government by working from within)  :: omverwerping
subvert {n} (advertisement created by subvertising)  :: protestreclame {f}
subvert {v} (to overthrow)  :: omverwerpen
subvert {v} (to pervert the mind)  :: corrumperen
subvert {v} (to upturn convention by undermining it)  :: ondergraven
subvertisement {n} (piece of subvertising) SEE: subvert  ::
subway {n} (underground railway)  :: metro {m}
subway {n} (underground walkway)  :: voetgangerstunnel {m}
subzero {adj} (sub-zero) SEE: sub-zero  ::
succeed {v}  :: navolgen , slagen , lukken
success {n} (achievement of one's aim or goal)  :: succes {n}, welgang {m}
successful {adj} (resulting in success)  :: succesvol, geslaagd, gelukt
successfully {adv} (in a successful manner)  :: met succes
succession {n} (following in sequence)  :: opeenvolging
succession {n} (passing of royal power)  :: troonswisseling
succession {n} (sequence arranged in order)  :: opeenvolging
successively {adv} (in a serial manner)  :: achtereenvolgens
successor {n}  :: opvolger {m}, opvolgster {f}
succinct {adj} (brief and to the point)  :: bondig
succinct {adj} (compressed into a tiny area)  :: compact
succor {n} (Aid, assistance or relief from distress)  :: bijstand, assistentie
succor {v} (to give such assistance)  :: bijstand verlenen
succuba {n} (a female demon or fiend) SEE: succubus  ::
such {determiner} (like this, that, these, those; used to make a comparison with something implied by context)  :: zulk, zo'n
such {determiner}  :: zulke , zo
such as {prep} (for example) SEE: for example  ::
such is life {phrase} (used to express the acceptance of misfortune)  :: zo is het leven
suck {n} (sycophant) SEE: sycophant  ::
suck {v} (colloquial: term of general disparagement)  :: klote zijn
suck {v} (to use the mouth to pull in (liquid etc))  :: zuigen
sucker {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop  ::
suckfest {n} (an event full of fellatio)  :: zuigfeest {n}
suck into {v} (cause someone to become slowly more and more involved in a business or situation that is often not to that person's liking)  :: inzuigen, ingezogen worden
suckling {n} (infant that is still breastfeeding)  :: zuigeling {m}
suck off {v} (to give a blowjob)  :: pijpen
sucrose {n} (a disaccharide)  :: sacharose {f} {m}
Sudan {prop} (Republic of Sudan)  :: Sudan, Soedan
Sudanese {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the country of Sudan, the Sudanese people or the Sudanese language)  :: Soedanees
Sudanese {n} (person from Sudan or of Sudanese descent)  :: Soedanees {m}, Soedanese {f}
sudden {adj} (happening quickly and with little or no warning)  :: plotseling, plotselinge
sudden {n} (surprise) SEE: surprise  ::
suddenly {adv} (happening quickly and with little or no warning)  :: plotseling, plots, plotsklaps, ineens, pardoes
Sudeten {prop} (series of mountains)  :: Sudeten {p}
Sudetenland {prop} (region in Czechia)  :: Sudetenland, Sudetenduitsland
suds {n} (lather, foam)  :: sop {n}
sue {v} (to file a legal action)  :: aanklagen
suet {n} (fat)  :: niervet {n}
Suez Canal {prop} (canal)  :: Suezkanaal {n}
Suez Canal Zone {prop} (historical territory)  :: Suez-Kanaalzone
suffer {v} (to feel pain)  :: lijden
suffer {v} (to undergo hardship)  :: lijden
suffering {n} (condition)  :: lijden {n}
suffice {v} (be enough, sufficient, adequate)  :: genoeg zijn, volstaan, voldoen
suffice {v} (furnish)  :: voorzien (van)
suffice {v} (satisfy)  :: voldoen (aan)
sufficient {adj} (adequate to wants)  :: voldoende
sufficient {determiner} (the smallest amount needed)  :: genoeg
suffix {n} (letters or sounds added at the end of a word to modify the word's meaning)  :: achtervoegsel {n}, suffix {m}, aanhangsel {n}
suffocate {v}  :: verstikken
suffragist {n} (suffragette) SEE: suffragette  ::
Sufism {n} (Islamic mysticism)  :: soefisme {n}
sugar {n} (sucrose from sugar cane or sugar beet and used to sweeten food and drink)  :: suiker {m}
sugar {n}  :: suiker {m}
sugar beet {n} (type of beet)  :: suikerbiet
sugar cane {n} (species of grass whose sap is a source of sugar)  :: suikerriet {n}
sugar cube {n} (sugar shaped in cubes)  :: suikerklontje
sugarfree {adj} (sugar-free) SEE: sugar-free  ::
sugar pea {n} (mangetout) SEE: mangetout  ::
sugar substitute {n} (food additives)  :: zoetstof {f}, suikervervanger {m}
sugar water {n} (water sweetened with sugar)  :: suikerwater {n}
suggest {v} (to ask for without demanding)  :: voorstellen
suggest {v} (to make one suppose)  :: doen vermoeden, suggereren
suggestion {n} (something suggested)  :: voorstel {n}
suggillation {n} (livor mortis) SEE: livor mortis  ::
suicide {n} (the event)  :: zelfmoord {m}, zelfdoding {f}
suicide {n} (the person)  :: zelfmoordenaar {m}
suicide note {n} (message left by a suicider)  :: zelfmoordbrief {m}
sui generis {adj} (in a class of its own)  :: bijzonder
suit {n} (card games: set of cards distinguished by color and emblems)  :: kleur
suit {n} (law: lawsuit)  :: zaak {m} {f}
suit {n} (pursuit, chase) SEE: pursuit  ::
suit {n} (suit of clothes)  :: kostuum {n}, pak {n}
suitability {n} (quality of being suitable)  :: geschiktheid
suitable {adj} (appropriate to a certain occasion)  :: geschikt, passend
suitcase {n} (large piece of luggage)  :: valies {f}, koffer {c}
suitor {n} (wooer)  :: huwelijkskandidaat {m} {f}
sulfide {n} (any compound of sulfur and a metal or electropositive element or group)  :: sulfide {n}
sulfite {n} (salt of sulfurous acid)  :: sulfiet
sulfur {n} (element)  :: zwavel {m}
sulfur dioxide {n} (the compound SO2)  :: zwaveldioxide {n}
sulfuric acid {n} (H2SO4)  :: zwavelzuur {n}
sulk {v} (to express ill humor or offense by remaining sullenly silent or withdrawn)  :: sikkeneurig zijn
sulky {adj} (gloomy)  :: nors,nukkig,pruilerig
sullen {adj} (dismal)  :: somber
sullen {adj} (having a brooding ill temper)  :: gemelijk, nors
sullen {adj} (sluggish)  :: traag
sully {v} (to damage, corrupt)  :: bevuilen, bezoedelen
sully {v} (to soil, stain, dirty)  :: bevuilen, bezoedelen
sulphur dioxide {n} (the compound SO2) SEE: sulfur dioxide  ::
sulphuric acid {n} (H2SO4)  :: zwavelzuur
sulphurous acid {n} (sulfurous acid) SEE: sulfurous acid  ::
sulphur tuft {n} (Hypholoma/Naematoloma fasciculare) SEE: sulfur tuft  ::
sultan {n} (ruler)  :: sultan {m}
sultanate {n} (state ruled by a sultan)  :: sultanaat {n}
sultanic {adj} (of or relating to a sultan or a sultanate)  :: sultans-
sum {n} (arithmetic problem)  :: rekensom {f}, som {f}
sum {n} (quantity obtained by addition or aggregation)  :: som {f}
sum {n} (quantity of money)  :: som {f}
sum {n} (summary) SEE: summary  ::
sum {n} (summit) SEE: summit  ::
sum {v} (give a summary of) SEE: summarize  ::
sum {v} (to add together)  :: optellen, bijeentellen
Sumatra {prop} (the largest island of Indonesia)  :: Sumatra
Sumatran tiger {n} (Sumatran tiger)  :: Sumatraanse tijger
Sumerian {n} (person)  :: Sumeriër
Sumerian {prop} (language)  :: Sumerisch
summarily {adv} (briefly)  :: kortstondig
summarily {adv} (in a summary manner)  :: summier
summarise {v} (summarise) SEE: summarize  ::
summarize {v} (To prepare a summary)  :: samenvatten, opsommen
summary {adj}  :: summier
summary {n} (condensed presentation)  :: samenvatting {f}, overzicht {n}, opsomming {f}
summer {n} (hottest season)  :: zomer {m}
summer time {n} (daylight saving time) SEE: daylight saving time  ::
summit {n} (peak, top of mountain)  :: top {m}, bergtop {m}, piek {f}, spits {f}
summon {v} (to ask someone to come)  :: ontbieden, oproepen
summon {v} (to call people together)  :: bijeen roepen, bijeen roepen
summons {n} (call to do something, especially to come)  :: oproep {m}
sum up {v} (summarize) SEE: summarize  ::
sun {prop} (the star around which the Earth revolves)  :: Zon {f}
Sun {prop} (star)  :: Zon {c}
sunbathe {v} (to expose one's body to the sun)  :: zonnen, zonnebaden
sunbather {n} (person who basks in the sun to get a tan)  :: zonnebader {m}, zonnebaadster {f}
sunbed {n} (tanning device) SEE: tanning bed  ::
sunblock {n} (sunscreen) SEE: sunscreen  ::
Sunda Strait {prop} (strait between Java and Sumatra)  :: Straat Soenda
Sunday {n} (day of the week)  :: zondag {m}
sunder {v} (to break or separate or to break apart)  :: breken, uiteen drijven
sunder {v} (to part)  :: scheiden
sundew {n} (group of insectivorous plants)  :: zonnedauw {m}
sundial {n} (simple timekeeping device which makes use of sunlight)  :: zonnewijzer {m}
sun dog {n} (spot)  :: bijzon {f}, parhelium {n}
sundown {n} (sunset) SEE: sunset  ::
sunfish {n} (fish of the family Molidae)  :: klompvis, maanvis
sunflower {n} (flower)  :: zonnebloem {f}
sunflower oil {n} (vegetable oil)  :: zonnebloemolie {f}
sunglasses {n} (tinted glasses worn to protect the eyes from the sun)  :: zonnebril
sunlight {n} (electromagnetic radiation given off by the sun)  :: zonlicht
Sunnite {n} (Sunni) SEE: Sunni  ::
sunny {adj} (cheerful)  :: zonnig
sunny {adj} (place)  :: zonnig
sunny {adj} (weather, day)  :: zonnig
sunrise {n}  :: ochtendgloren
sunrise {n} (sky changing color)  :: zonsopgang {m}
sunrise {n} (time of day)  :: zonsopgang {m}
sunroof {n} (opening in a vehicle roof)  :: open dak {n}, schuifdak {n}
sunset {n} (changes in color of sky at sunset)  :: zonsondergang {m}
sunset {n} (time of day)  :: zonsondergang {m}
sunshade {n} (something to keep the sun off)  :: zonnescherm {n}
sunshine {n} (direct rays of the sun)  :: zonneschijn {m}
sunstroke {n} (heatstroke caused by an excessive exposure to the sun's rays)  :: zonneslag {m}
suntanned {adj} (having a suntan) SEE: tanned  ::
sunup {n} (change in color of sky) SEE: sunrise  ::
sunup {n} (time of day) SEE: sunrise  ::
super {adj} (better than usual)  :: super
superannuated {adj} (obsolete, antiquated)  :: obsoleet,verouderd
superannuated {adj} (retired or discarded due to age)  :: gepensioneerd,afgedankt
superb {adj} (of the highest quality; exceptionally good)  :: eersteklas
supercalifragilisticexpialidocious {adj} (supercalifragilisticexpialidocious)  :: superkwalikwantiviaextraquasiotisch, Supercalifragilisticexpialidasties, superformiweldigeindefantakolosachtig
supercilious {adj} (haughty)  :: hooghartig, denigrerend, hautain
supercluster {n} (astronomy: extended group of galaxy clusters)  :: supercluster {m} {f} {n}
superessive case {n} (case used to indicate location on an object)  :: superessief {m}
superfast {adj} (extremely fast)  :: razendsnel
superfast {adv} (at extremely high speed)  :: razendsnel
superficial {adj} (shallow, lacking substance)  :: oppervlakkig
superficiality {n} (property of being superficial)  :: oppervlakkigheid {f}
superfluous {adj} (excess of what is sufficient)  :: overtollig, overdadig, overvloedig
superfluousness {n} (superfluity) SEE: superfluity  ::
superhero {n} (a fictional crime-fighting character with superpowers)  :: superheld {m}
superintendent {n} (a person who is authorized to supervise, direct or administer something)  :: hoofdopzichter {m}
superior {adj} (higher in rank or quality)  :: superieur
superior {n}  :: superieur, meerdere {m} {f}
superlative {n} (form of adjective expressing "most")  :: overtreffende trap {m}, superlatief {m}
superlative degree {n} ((grammar))  :: overtreffende trap
supermajority {n} (qualified majority) SEE: qualified majority  ::
supermarket {n} (chain of stores)  :: supermarktketen
supermarket {n} (store)  :: supermarkt
supermodel {n} (famous fashion model)  :: supermodel
supermoon {n} (a full moon or new moon, when the Earth–Moon distance is in the lowest tenth of its range)  :: supermaan {f}
supernatural {adj} (above nature)  :: bovennatuurlijk
supernatural {adj}  :: bovennatuurlijk
supernova {n} (exploding star)  :: supernova
supernumerary {n} (person in a play or movie with a minimal part) SEE: walk-on  ::
supersaturation {n} (condition of a solution)  :: oververzadiging {f}
superstar {n} (very famous person)  :: superster {f} {m}
superstition {n} (a set of beliefs that future events may be influenced by one's behaviour in some magical or mystical way)  :: bijgeloof {n}
superstitious {adj} (susceptible to superstitions)  :: bijgelovig
supervision {n} (the act or instance of supervising)  :: supervisie {f}, toezicht {n}
supine {adj} (inclined)  :: geneigd
supine {adj} (lethargic)  :: lethargisch, onverschillig
supine {adj} (passive)  :: passief
supine {n} (verbal noun)  :: supinum {m}
supper {n} (dinner at night)  :: avondeten
supper {n} (food before going to bed)  :: avondeten
supper hour {n} (all senses) SEE: dinnertime  ::
suppertime {n} (all senses) SEE: dinnertime  ::
supplement {n} (additional section of a newspaper)  :: supplement {n}, bijlage {m} {f}
supplement {n} (addition to a diet in bodybuilding)  :: voedingssupplement {f}
supplement {n} (extension to a document or publication)  :: aanvulling {f}, bijlage {m} {f}, errata {p}
supplement {n} (supplementary angle in geometry)  :: supplement {n}
supplement {v} (to provide or make a supplement to)  :: aanvullen, suppleren
supplementary {adj} (additional)  :: aanvullend
supplier {n} (one who supplies, a provider)  :: leverancier {m}
supply {n}  :: toevoer {m}, levering {f}
supply {v}  :: leveren, aanleveren
support {n} (answers and resolution of problems)  :: hulp, ondersteuning, advies
support {n} (financial or other help)  :: steun, ondersteuning, bijstand
support {n} (something which supports)  :: steun, ondersteuning
support {v} (to back a cause, party etc. mentally or with concrete aid)  :: steunen
support {v} (to help, particularly financially)  :: steunen, ondersteunen
support {v} (to keep from falling)  :: steunen, ondersteunen
supporter {n} (animal or figure that supports a shield in a coat of arms)  :: schildhouder
suppose {v} (conclude; believe)  :: aannemen, veronderstellen, stellen
suppose {v} (theorize; hypothesize)  :: aannemen, vermoeden, veronderstellen
supposed {adj} (expected) SEE: expected  ::
supposed {adj} (intended) SEE: intended  ::
supposed {adj} (obliged) SEE: obliged  ::
supposed {adj} (Presumed to be true, but without proof)  :: vermeend
supposititious {adj} (supposed or hypothetical)  :: hypothetisch
suppository {n} (medicine in the form of a small plug that is inserted into a bodily cavity)  :: zetpil {f}, suppositoir {m}, suppo {m}
suppress {v} (to hold in place, to keep low)  :: onderdrukken
suppression order {n} (gag order) SEE: gag order  ::
supremacy {n} (quality of being supreme)  :: suprematie {f}
supreme {adj} (dominant)  :: opperst, opperste, oppermachtige
supreme court {n} (court of law representing the highest legal authority within a jurisdiction)  :: hooggerechtshof {n}
Supreme Leader {n} (head of state of Iran)  :: hoogste leider {m}
Supreme Soviet {prop} (Soviet parliament)  :: Opperste Sovjet
sura {n} (chapter of the Qur'an)  :: soera
surcharge {n}  :: toeslag
sure {adj} (certain, reliable)  :: zeker
surefooted {adj} (confident)  :: zelfzeker, zelfverzekerd
surefooted {adj} (walking steadily)  :: vastvoetig
surely {adv} (certainly, undoubtedly)  :: zeker, vast, zeker weten
surety {n} (certainty) SEE: certainty  ::
surety {n} (law: one who undertakes such promise)  :: borg
surety {n} (law: promise to pay on behalf of another)  :: borgtocht
surf {v} (to browse the Internet)  :: surfen
surf {v} (to ride a wave)  :: surfen
surface {n} (up-side of a flat object)  :: oppervlak
surface {v} (to rise to the surface)  :: opduiken, boven water komen, aan de oppervlakte brengen
surface car {n} (streetcar) SEE: streetcar  ::
surface of revolution {n}  :: omwentelingslichaam {n}
surface tension {n} (the effect on the surface of a liquid)  :: oppervlaktespanning {f}
surfboard {n} (a shaped waterproof plank used to surf on waves)  :: surfplank
surform {adj} (A tool with which one forms a surface)  :: Shaafrasp {f}
surf riding {n} (surfing) SEE: surfing  ::
surge {n} (sudden transient rush or flood)  :: golf {m} {f}, stortzee {m} {f}
surgeon {n} (doctor who performs surgery)  :: chirurg
surgery {n} (doctor's consulting room)  :: spreekkamer
surgery {n} (medical specialty)  :: heelkunde {f}, chirurgie {f}
surgery {n} (procedure involving major incisions)  :: operatie {f}
surgery {n} (room or department where surgery is performed)  :: operatiekamer {c}
surge suppressor {n} (surge protector) SEE: surge protector  ::
Suriname {prop} (country)  :: Suriname
Surinamese {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Suriname)  :: Surinaams
Surinamese {n} (person from Suriname)  :: Surinamer {m}, Surinaamse {f}
surjective {adj} (of, relating, or being a surjection)  :: surjectief
surly {adj} (irritated, bad-tempered, unfriendly)  :: knorrig , bars, onbeleefd
surly {adj} (lordly, arrogant, supercilious)  :: arrogant , bazig
surly {adj} (threatening, menacing, gloomy)  :: bedreigend , bars, mistroostig
surmise {n} (thought, imagination, or conjecture, which may be based upon feeble or scanty evidence)  :: vermoeden {n}
surmise {v} (to conjecture, to opine or to posit with contestable premises)  :: gissen, vermoeden
surmount {v} (to get over; to overcome)  :: overwinnen
surname {n} (name that indicates family)  :: achternaam {m}, familienaam {m}
surpass {v} (to exceed)  :: overstijgen, overtreffen
surplice {n} (liturgical vestment)  :: superplie
surplus {n} (excess, overplus)  :: overschot {n}
surprise {n} (attributively: that is unexpected )  :: verrassings-
surprise {n} (feeling that something unexpected has happened)  :: verrassing {f}, verbazing {f}
surprise {n} (something not expected)  :: verrassing {f}
surprise {v} (cause (someone) to feel surprise)  :: verbazen, verrassen
surprise {v} (do something to (a person) that they are not expecting, as a surprise)  :: verrassen
surprised {adj} (caused to feel surprise)  :: verbaasd
surprising {adj} (that is or are a surprise)  :: verrassend
surprisingly {adv} (in a way that causes surprise because it is unexpected, or unusual)  :: verrassend
surreal {adj} (having the intense reality of a dream)  :: surreëel, bovenwerkelijk
surrealism {n} (artistic movement and aesthetic philosophy)  :: Surrealisme {n}
surrealistic {adj} (surreal)  :: surrealistisch
surrender {n} (an act of surrendering)  :: overgave {f}
surrender {v}  :: zich overgeven
surreptitious {adj} (stealthy, furtive, well hidden, covert)  :: heimelijk, verdoken
surreptitiously {adv} (in a surreptitious manner)  :: clandestien
surrogate {n} (A substitute)  :: vervanger {m}, plaatsvervanger {m}, surrogaat {n}
surrogate mother {n} (woman who gives birth to a child not her own)  :: plaatsvervangende moeder {f}
surround {v} (to encircle something or simultaneously extend in all directions)  :: omgeven, omringen, omcirkelen, omsingelen, insluiten
surround {v} (to enclose to prevent escape)  :: omringen, omcirkelen, omsluiten, omsingelen, insluiten
surroundings {n} (area surrounding someone or something)  :: omgeving {f}
survey {n} (an examination)  :: enquête, inspectie, onderzoek, rapport
survey {v} (to inspect; to examine)  :: onderzoeken, rapporteren
survive {v} (live longer than)  :: overleven
survive {v} (live past a life-threatening event)  :: overleven
survive {v} (object, concept: continue to exist)  :: overleven
survive {v} (person: continue to live)  :: overleven
Susanna {prop} (female given name) SEE: Susan  ::
susceptibility {n} (electric susceptibility)  :: susceptibiliteit, elektrische susceptibiliteit
susceptibility {n} (emotional sensitivity)  :: gevoeligheid
susceptibility {n} (the condition of being susceptible)  :: vatbaarheid
susceptible {adj} (especially sensitive)  :: vatbaar
susceptible {adj} (likely to be affected by)  :: vatbaar
sushi {n} (Japanese dish)  :: sushi
suspect {n} (person suspected of something)  :: verdachte {m} {f}
suspect {v} (believe to be guilty)  :: verdenken
suspect {v} (distrust, have doubts about)  :: wantrouwen, twijfelen aan, betwijfelen
suspect {v} (have suspicion)  :: iets verdacht vinden
suspend {v} (To create a suspension)  :: suspenderen
suspend {v} (To discontinue or interrupt a function, task, position, or event)  :: afbreken, stopzetten, afgelasten, onderbreken
suspend {v} (To halt temporarily)  :: schorsen
suspend {v} (To hang freely)  :: ophangen
suspended animation {n} (temporary cessation of breathing resembling death)  :: schijndood {m}
suspended cymbal {n} (cymbal that is suspended horizontally)  :: hangend bekken
suspenders {n} (stocking supporter) SEE: garter  ::
suspenders {n} (trouser supporter) SEE: suspender  ::
suspension {n} (prolonging of one or more tones of a chord into the chord which follows)  :: voorhouding {f}
suspension {n} (state of a solid when mixed with, but not dissolved in a fluid)  :: suspensie
suspension bridge {n} (bridge where the deck or roadway is suspended from cables)  :: hangbrug {f}
suspicion {n} (act of suspecting something or someone, especially of something wrong)  :: verdenking {f}
suspicion {n}  :: verdenking
suspicious {adj} (distrustful)  :: achterdochtig
suspicious {adj}  :: wantrouwend
suspiciously {adv} (in a manner suggesting guilt)  :: verdacht
suspiciously {adv} (In a manner suggesting suspicion)  :: wantrouwig
suspiciously {adv} (to a degree that makes one suspect something)  :: verdacht
sustain {v} (to maintain something)  :: in stand houden
sustain {v} (to provide for or nourish something)  :: onderhouden
sustainability {n}  :: duurzaamheid
sustainability {n} (ecological sense)  :: duurzaamheid
sustainable {adj} (able to be sustained: environmental term)  :: duurzaam, verantwoord, verantwoord
sustainable {adj}  :: vernieuwbaar, toelaatbaar, duurzaam
sustainable development {n} (Development seeking to economic growth while ensuring future generations' ability to do the same, by not exceeding natural regenerative capacity)  :: duurzame ontwikkeling {f}
sutler {n} (a person who follows an army, selling provisions)  :: zoetelaar {m}, zoetelaarster {f}, marketenter {m}, marketentster {f}
suture {n} (seam)  :: naad {m}, hechting {f} (of skin)
suture {v} (to sew up or join by means of a suture)  :: hechten
Svalbard {prop} (islands north east of Greenland)  :: Spitsbergen
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands {prop} (two distinct dependencies of Norway)  :: Svalbard en Jan Mayen
swab {n} (A mop, especially on a ship)  :: zwabber
swab {n} (A piece of material used for cleaning or sampling other items like musical instruments or guns)  :: poetsvod,doekje
swab {n} (A sailor)  :: koopvaardijmatroos
swab {n} (A sample taken with a swab )  :: uitstrijkje
swab {n} (a small piece of soft, absorbent material)  :: watje, prop
swab {v} (To use a swab on something, or clean something with a swab)  :: zwabberen, dweilen
swaddle {v} (to bind a baby)  :: bakeren, inbakeren, wikkelen, inwikkelen
swag {n} (SWAG) SEE: SWAG  ::
swage {n} (tool used by blacksmiths and other metalworkers for cold shaping of a metal item)  :: sneedhamer {m}
Swahili {prop} (language)  :: Swahili
swallow {n} (amount swallowed)  :: slok
swallow {n} (bird)  :: zwaluw {f}, boerenzwaluw {f}
swallow {v} (to believe or accept)  :: slikken
swallow {v} (to cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach)  :: slikken, doorslikken
swamp {n} (type of wetland)  :: moeras {n}, broek {n}, zomp {m}, zwamp {m}, moer {n}
swamp holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
swan {n} (waterfowl of the genus Cygnus)  :: zwaan {f} {m}
swanling {n} (baby swan, young swan) SEE: cygnet  ::
swan song {n} (a final performance)  :: zwanenzang {m}
swap {n} (exchange)  :: ruil {m}
swap {v} (exchange or give (something) in exchange for)  :: ruilen
swarm {n} (a mass of people or animals in turmoil)  :: menigte, massa
swarm {n} (large number of insects)  :: zwerm
swarm {v} (to teem, or be overrun with insects)  :: zwermen
swarm spore {n} (zoospore) SEE: zoospore  ::
swarthy {adj} (dark) SEE: dark  ::
swarthy {adj} (dark-skinned) SEE: dark-skinned  ::
swarthy {adj} (dusky) SEE: dusky  ::
swarthy {adj} (tawny) SEE: tawny  ::
swastika {n} (a cross with arms of equal length all bent halfway along at a 90° angle)  :: swastika, hakenkruis {n}
swath {n} (The track cut out by a scythe in mowing)  :: zwad {n}, zwade {f} {n}
swathe {n} (swath) SEE: swath  ::
sway {v} (To move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward; to rock)  :: zwaaien
Swazi {prop} (Swati language)  :: Swazi
Swaziland {prop} (Kingdom of Swaziland)  :: Swaziland
swear {v} (to curse, to use offensive language)  :: vloeken
swear {v} (to take an oath)  :: zweren, een eed afleggen
swear word {n}  :: [1] eed {n} {n} vloek
swear word {n} (impolite or offensive taboo word)  :: vloek {m}, scheldwoord {n}
sweat {n} (fluid that exits the body through pores)  :: zweet {n}, transpiratievocht {n}
sweat {v} (informal: to work hard)  :: zwoegen
sweat {v} (informal: to worry)  :: zich zorgen maken
sweat {v} (to emit in the manner of sweat)  :: zweten
sweat {v} (to emit sweat)  :: zweten
sweat bullets {v} (sweat profusely)  :: zweten van angst
sweatpants {n} (cotton trousers)  :: joggingbroek
sweaty {adj} (covered in sweat)  :: bezweet
swede {n} (plant)  :: koolraap {f}
swede {n} (turnip) SEE: turnip  ::
swede {n} (yellow root of Brassica napus)  :: koolraap {f}
Swede {n} (Swedish person)  :: Zweedse {f}, Zweed {m}
Sweden {prop} (Scandinavian country)  :: Zweden
Swedish {adj} (of or pertaining to Sweden)  :: Zweeds, Zweedse
Swedish {adj} (of or pertaining to the Swedish language)  :: Zweeds
Swedish {prop} (language)  :: Zweeds {n}
sweep {n} (chimney sweep) SEE: chimney sweep  ::
sweep {v} (to clean using a broom or brush)  :: vegen
sweep {v} (to search methodically)  :: doorzoeken
sweep {v}  :: vegen
sweep something under the rug {v} (to conceal a problem expediently)  :: iets onder het tapijt vegen
sweepstake {n} (lottery)  :: loterij {f}
sweet {adj} (containing a sweetening ingredient)  :: zoet
sweet {adj} (having a helpful disposition)  :: lief, schattig
sweet {adj} (having a pleasant smell)  :: zoet
sweet {adj} (having a pleasant taste)  :: zoet
sweet {adj} (having a pleasing disposition)  :: lief, vriendelijk, schattig
sweet {adj} (having a taste of sugar)  :: zoet
sweet {adj} (not having a salty taste)  :: zoet
sweet {n} (basic taste sensation induced by sugar) SEE: sweetness  ::
sweet {n} (food eaten for dessert) SEE: dessert  ::
sweet {n} (sugary confection)  :: snoep {m} {n}, snoepje {n}
sweet {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart  ::
sweet-and-sour {adj}  :: zoetzuur
sweetbread {n} (pancreas or thymus gland of an animal as food)  :: [thymus] zwezerik {m}
sweet dreams {n} (sweet dreams)  :: slaap zacht
sweeten {v} (to make sweet to the taste)  :: zoeten
sweetener {n} (food additive)  :: zoetstof
sweet gale {n} (Myrica gale) SEE: gale#Etymology 3  ::
sweetheart {n} (darling) SEE: darling  ::
sweetie {n} (type of fruit)  :: sweetie
sweetmeat {n} (sweet delicacy)  :: zoetigheid, suikerwaren {p}
sweetness {n} (condition of being sweet or sugary)  :: zoetheid {f}
sweetness {n} (pleasant disposition)  :: zoetheid {f}
sweet pepper {n} (fruit)  :: paprika
sweet potato {n} (tuber)  :: zoete aardappel, bataat
sweet potato {n} (yam) SEE: yam  ::
sweet shop {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop  ::
sweetshop {n} (shop selling predominantly confectionery)  :: snoepwinkel {m}
sweet woodruff {n} (Asperula odorata)  :: lievevrouwebedstro {n}
swell {adj} (excellent)  ::