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Saami {prop} (Saami language)  :: Sami
Saarland {prop} (state)  :: Saarland
Sabbath {n} (Jewish Saturday)  :: sabbat {m}, sjabbat {m}, sjabbes {m}
Sabbath {n} (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 {v} (sabre) SEE: sabre  ::
Sabine {n} (member of a tribe)  :: Sabijn {m}
sable {n} (heraldic colour)  :: sabel, zwart
sable {adj} (of black colour on a coat of arms)  :: zwart {m}, sabel
sabot {n} (a wooden shoe worn in various European countries)  :: klomp {m}
sabot {n} (a carrier around projectile(s) in firearms, cannons and artillery which holds the projectile in precision within the barrel)  :: manchet
sabotage {n} (deliberate action of subversion, obstruction, disruption, destruction)  :: sabotage
sabotage {n} (act with intent to injure)  :: 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}
saccharine {adj} (relating to sugar)  :: suikerachtig
saccharine {adj} (excessively sweet)  :: mierzoet, honingzoet
saccharine {adj} (ridiculously sentimental)  :: zoetsappig, mierzoet, weeïg, sacharine
Sacher torte {n} (type of chocolate torte)  :: Sachertorte {m}
sachet {n} (cheesecloth bag of herbs and/or spices)  :: sachet {n}
sachet {n} (small, sealed packet)  :: sachet {n}
sack {n} (bag for commodities or items)  :: zak {m}
sack {n} (informal: dismissal from employment)  :: zak {m}
sack {n} (colloquial: bed)  :: nest {n}
sack {v} (to plunder)  :: plunderen
sackbut {n} (brass instrument)  :: baroktrombone {m} {f}
sacrament {n} (sacred act or ceremony)  :: sacrament {n}
sacred {adj} (made holy)  :: heilig, zalig, gezegend
sacrifice {v} (to offer as a gift to a deity)  :: offeren
sacrifice {v} (to give away something valuable in order to gain something else of value)  :: offeren
sacrifice {n} (something sacrificed)  :: offer, opoffering {f}
sacrilege {n} (desecration, profanation, misuse or violation of something sacred)  :: heiligschennis
sacrosanct {adj} (beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable)  :: onaantastbaar, onschendbaar
sacrosanct {adj} (sacred, very holy)  :: sacrosant, gewijd heilig
sacrum {n} (bone at the base of the spine)  :: heiligbeen {n}
sad {adj} (feeling sorrow)  :: triest, verdrietig
sad {adj} (appearing sorrowful)  :: triest, verdrietig
sad {adj} (causing sorrow, lamentable)  :: triest
sad {adj}  :: droevig, bedroefd, treurig, triest, verdrietig
sad {adj} (dialect: soggy) SEE: soggy  ::
Saïda {prop} (port city in Lebanon) SEE: Sidon  ::
saddle {n} (seat on an animal)  :: zadel {m} {n}
saddle {n} (harness saddle on an animal)  :: zadelen, opzadelen
saddle {n} (seat on a bicycle etc)  :: zadel {m} {n}
saddle {n} (cut of meat)  :: zadelstuk {n}
saddle {n} (low point, in the shape of a saddle, between two hills)  :: zadel {n}
saddle {v} (to put a saddle on)  :: zadelen
saddle {v} (to burden)  :: opzadelen, opschepen
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} (someone who makes and repairs saddles)  :: zadelmaker {m}
saddlery {n} (the trade or craft of a saddler)  :: zadelmakerij
saddle up {v}  :: opzadelen
sadism {n} (psychology: the enjoyment of inflicting pain or humiliation)  :: sadisme {n}
sadism {n} (sexual gratification from inflicting pain or humiliation, or watching it inflicted)  :: sadisme {n}
sadism {n} (deliberate cruelty)  :: 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} (not in danger)  :: veilig
safe {adj} (free from risk)  :: veilig, ongevaarlijk
safe {adj} (providing protection from danger)  :: veilig
safe {adj} (properly secured)  :: veilig, zekergesteld, veiliggesteld
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
safe-conduct {n} (document)  :: vrijgeleide {n}
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
saffron {n} (spice)  :: saffraan
saffron {n} (dye)  :: saffraan
sag {n} (state of sinking or bending)  :: (het) zakken
sag {n} (difference in elevation)  :: hoogteverschil {n}
sag {v} (to sink)  :: doorzakken, doorhangen, scheefzakken
sag {v} (to lose firmness)  :: verslappen, nalaten, doorhangen
sag {v} (to loiter in walking)  :: slenteren, rondhangen, treuzelen
sag {v} (to cause to bend)  :: doen zakken, plooien
sagacity {n} (quality of being sage)  :: wijsheid {f}
sage {adj} (wise)  :: wijs
sage {n} (wise person)  :: wijze {m}
sage {n} (plant)  :: salie {m}
sage grouse {n} (Centrocercus urophasianus)  :: waaierhoen
Sagittarius {prop} (constellation)  :: Boogschutter {m}
Sagittarius {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Boogschutter {m}
sago {n} (a powdered starch obtained from certain palms used as a food thickener)  :: sago {m}
sago {n} (any of the palms from which sago is extracted)  :: 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
sail {n} (a piece of fabric attached to a boat)  :: zeil {n}
sail {n} (a trip in a boat)  :: zeiltocht {f}
sail {v} (to ride in a boat, especially sailboat)  :: zeilen
sail {v} (to move briskly and gracefully through the air)  :: zeilen
sail {n} (sailfish) SEE: sailfish  ::
sailboat {n} (a boat propelled by a sail)  :: 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} (person proclaimed as saint)  :: heilige {m} {f}
saint {n} ((figuratively) a person with positive qualities)  :: heilige {m} {f}
saint {v} (formally recognize as a saint)  :: heiligverklaren
Saint {n} (title given to a saint)  :: Sint
Saint Andrew's cross {n} (cross that has a form of two intersecting oblique bars)  :: andreaskruis {n}
Saint Barbara {prop} (saint)  :: Sint-Barbara
Saintes {prop} (city in Charente-Maritime)  :: Saintes {n}
Saintes {prop} (diocese)  :: Saintes {n}
Saintes {prop} (arrondissemente)  :: Saintes {n}
Saint George {prop} (Patron saint of England and several other places)  :: Sint-Joris {m}
Saint Helena {prop} (island in the Atlantic Ocean)  :: Sint-Helena
Saint John's bread {n} (carob) SEE: carob  ::
Saint Kitts and Nevis {prop} (a country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint Kitts en Nevis
Saint Lucia {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint Lucia
Saint Mary {prop} (the mother of Jesus Christ)  :: Sint-Maria
Saint Nicholas {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
Saint Nicholas {prop} (4th-century Greek bishop, patron of children and marines)  :: Sint-Nicolaas {m}
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} (purpose or end; reason)  :: -halve, wille
sake {n}  :: belang {n}, wil {m}
sake {n} (Japanese rice wine)  :: sake {m}
Sakmarian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period)  :: Sakmarien
sakura {n} (cherry) SEE: cherry  ::
sakura {n} (cherry blossom) SEE: cherry blossom  ::
sakura {n} (cherry tree) SEE: cherry tree  ::
salad {n} (food)  :: salade
salad bowl {n} (bowl for salad)  :: slabak {m}
Salafism {n} (a Sunni Islamic movement)  :: salafisme {n}
salamander {n} (amphibian)  :: salamander {m}
salami {n} (penis) SEE: penis  ::
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} (exchange of goods or services for currency or credit)  :: verkoop
sale {n} (sale of goods at reduced prices)  :: uitverkoop {m}, solden {m}
sale {n} (act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder)  :: veiling {f}, veilingverkoop {m}, verkoop {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
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} (a willow rod)  :: wilgenroede
sally {n} (a sortie)  :: uitval
sally {n} (a sudden rushing forth)  :: uitval
sally {n} (an excursion or side trip)  :: uitstap
sally {n} (a witty statement or quip)  :: uitval
sally {v} (to make a sudden attack from defended position)  :: een uitval doen
sally {n} (willow) SEE: willow  ::
salmon {n} (fish)  :: zalm {m}
salmon {n} (colour)  :: zalmkleur {f}
salmon {adj} (colour)  :: zalmkleurig, zalmkleurige
salmon trout {n} (rainbow trout) SEE: rainbow trout  ::
salon {n} (large room)  :: zaal {m}
salpinx {n} (Fallopian tube) SEE: Fallopian tube  ::
salsalike {adj} (Resembling or characteristic of salsa (the spicy tomato sauce))  :: salsa-achtig
salt {n} (sodium chloride)  :: zout {n}, keukenzout {n}
salt {n} (compound of an acid and a base)  :: zout {n}
salt {n} (sailor)  :: zeerot {m}, rot {m}
salt {n} (additional bytes inserted into an encryption)  :: salt
salt {adj} (salty)  :: zout, zoutig, gezouten
salt {adj} (saline)  :: zout {n}, zout- {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
saltire {n} (Saint Andrew's cross) SEE: Saint Andrew's cross  ::
salt lick {n} (block of salt)  :: liksteen {m}, zoutsteen {m}
saltpetre {n} (sodium nitrate) SEE: sodium nitrate  ::
salt water {n} (brine) SEE: brine  ::
salty {adj} (tasting of salt)  :: zout
salty {adj} (containing salt)  :: zout
salubrious {adj} (promoting health)  :: heilzaam
salutation {n} (greeting)  :: groet {f}
salutiferous {adj} (healthy or health-giving)  :: heilzaam
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 {m} {f}
salvo {n} (An exception)  :: salvo
salvo {n} (concentrated fire from pieces of artillery)  :: salvo {n}
salvo {n} (any volley, as in an argument or debate)  :: schot voor de boeg {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 {c}, hetzelfde {n}
same {adj} (similar, alike)  :: dezelfde, hetzelfde
same {pron} (the identical thing)  :: hetzelfde
same {pron} (something similar, something of the identical type)  :: 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} (any of the languages of the Sami)  :: Sami
Sami {adj} (relating to the Sami people or languages)  :: Samisch
Samoa {prop} (Independent State of Samoa)  :: Samoa
Samoan {n} (person)  :: Samoaan
Samoan {prop} (Samoan language)  :: Samoaans {n}
Samoan {adj} (of or pertaining to Samoa)  :: Samoaans
Samogitia {prop} (Samogitia)  :: Samogitië {f}
Samogitian {prop} (Baltic language spoken in Samogitia)  :: Samogitisch
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
Samoyedic {adj} (of or pertaining to these languages)  :: Samojeeds
sampan {n} (Chinese boat)  :: sampan
sample {n} (part taken for inspection)  :: monster {n}
Samson {prop} (Israelite judge)  :: Samson (Catholic), Simson (Protestant)
Samuel {prop} (male given name)  :: Samuel
Samuel {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Samuel
Samuel {prop} (biblical person)  :: Samuel, Samuël
samurai {n} (feudal Japanese warrior)  :: samoerai {m}
Sana'a {prop} (capital of Yemen)  :: Sanaa
sanatorium {n} (institution that treats chronic diseases, and provides supervised recuperation and convalescence)  :: sanatorium {n}
séance {n} (a ceremony where people try to communicate with the spirits)  :: seance {m} {f}
sanctify {v} (to make holy)  :: heilig verklaren, heiligen, verheiligen, wijden, inwijden, consacreren, sancreren, sacraliseren, sanctificeren, sanctifiëren
sanctify {v} (to purify)  :: zuiveren, louteren
sanctify {v} (to make acceptable or useful)  :: verschonen
sanctify {v} (to endorse)  :: ruggensteunen
sanctimonious {adj} (making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically)  :: schijnheilig,hooghartig
sanction {n} (penalty, coercive measure)  :: sanctie {f}
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 {n} (finely ground rock)  :: zand {n}, zavel {m}
sand {n} (beach)  :: zandstrand {n}
sand {n} (courage)  :: lef {m} {n}
sand {adj} (colour)  :: zandkleurig, zandkleurige
sand {v} (to abrade with sand or sandpaper)  :: schuren
sand {v} (to cover with sand)  :: met zand bedekken
sandal {n} (type of footwear)  :: sandaal {f}
sandal {n} (sandalwood) SEE: sandalwood  ::
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} (person who sands wood)  :: schuurder {m}
sander {n} (machine for sanding)  :: schuurmachine {f}, slijpmachine {f}
sandgrouse {n} (birds in the family Pteroclididae)  :: zandhoen {n}
sandhill crane {n} (Grus canadensis)  :: 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} (snack consisting of two slices of bread)  :: boterham {m}, sandwich {m}
sandwich {n} (open sandwich) SEE: open sandwich  ::
sandwichman {n} (man who wears a sandwich board)  :: sandwichman {f}
sandy {adj} (covered with sand)  :: zanderig
sandy {adj} (sand-coloured)  :: zandkleurig
sangria {n} (Spanish wine drink with fruit, sugar and soda)  :: sangria {f}
sanguine {adj} (having the colour of blood; red)  :: bloedrood, rood
sanitary napkin {n} (pad of cotton or other absorbent material)  :: maandverband
sanitary towel {n} (pad of cotton) SEE: sanitary napkin  ::
sanitation {n}  :: afvalverwerking {f}, rioolwaterzuivering {f}
San Marino {prop} (Republic of San Marino)  :: San Marino
San Marino {prop} (capital city)  :: San Marino
sans {prep} (without) SEE: without  ::
sans-culottide {n} (any of the five or six days added at the end of Fructidor)  :: aanvullende dag {m}
Sanskrit {prop} (language)  :: Sanskriet
sans serif {adj} (without serifs)  :: schreefloos
Santa {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
Santa Claus {prop} (fictional 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} (sapwood of a tree)  :: spint {n}, spinthout {n}
sap {n} (slang: saphead)  :: slappeling {m}, imbeciel {m}, idioot {m}, simpele {m}
sap {n} (leather-covered hand weapon)  :: ploertendoder {m}
sap {v} (strike with a sap)  :: knuppelen
sap {v} (undermine)  :: ondermijnen, aantasten, ondergraven
sap {v} (make unstable; weaken)  :: ondermijnen, verzwakken, aantasten
sap {v} (gradually weaken)  :: ondermijnen, knagen aan, aantasten
sap {v} (proceed by mining)  :: ondermijnen, ondergraven
saphead {n} (a simpleton, a stupid person)  :: idioot, domkop
sapling {n} (young tree)  :: jong boompje
sapling {n} (youth)  :: jongeling
sapper {n} (one who saps; combat engineer)  :: sappeur
sapphire {n} (gem)  :: saffier {m}
sapphire {n} (colour)  :: saffierblauw {n}
sapphire {n} (type of hummingbird)  :: blauwkeelsaffierkolibrie
sapphire {adj} (colour)  :: saffierblauw, saffierblauwe
Sappho {prop} (Greek female name)  :: Sappho
sappy {adj} (excessively sweet, emotional, nostalgic; cheesy; mushy)  :: melig, sentimenteel, stroperig
sappy {adj} (having sap)  :: sappig, sap-
saproxylophagous {adj}  :: houtetend, saproxylisch
Sara {prop} (female given name) SEE: Sarah  ::
Sarah {prop} (Wife of Abraham)  :: Sara
Sarah {prop} (given name from Hebrew)  :: Sara, Sarah
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}
Sardinian {prop} (language)  :: Sardisch {n}, Sardinisch {n}, [rare] Sardijns {n}
Sardinian {adj} (relating to Sardinia)  :: Sardisch, Sardinisch, [rare] Sardijns
sartorial {adj} (of or relating to tailoring or clothing)  :: kleermakers-
sartorial {adj} (of or relating to quality of dress)  :: vestimentaire
sartorial {adj} (anatomy: of sartorius)  :: betreffende de kleermakerspier
sash {n} (decorative length of cloth)  :: sjerp
sash window {n} (type of window)  :: schuifraam {n}
Saskatchewan {prop} (Province in western Canada)  :: Saskatchewan
sass {n} (backtalk,sarcasm,cheek)  :: gedoe {n}, tegenspreken, zever
sass {v} (talk back)  :: tegenspreken, opspelen
sassy {adj} (bold and spirited, cheeky, impudent, saucy)  :: onbeschaamd
sassy {adj} (lively, vigorous)  :: levendig
Satan {prop} (the Devil)  :: Satan
Satanism {n} (devil worship)  :: satanisme {n}
Satanism {n} (a religion founded by Anton Szandor LaVey)  :: 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} (pleasure obtained by such fulfillment)  :: tevredenheid {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 {n} (day of the week)  :: zaterdag {m}
Saturday {adv} (on Saturday)  :: op zaterdag
Saturn {prop} (planet)  :: Saturnus {m}
Saturn {prop} (god)  :: Saturnus {m}
saturnism {n} (lead poisoning) SEE: plumbism  ::
sauce {n} (liquid condiment)  :: saus
sauce {n} (cheek)  :: onbeleefde opmerkingen
sauce {v} (apply sauce)  :: saus opdoen
sauce {v} (give cheek)  :: onbeleefd zijn
saucepan {n} (deep cooking vessel)  :: steelpan {m} {f}
saucy {adj} (similar to sauce)  :: sausachtig
saucy {adj} (impertinent or disrespectful)  :: brutaal
saucy {adj} (impudently bold)  :: brutaal
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} (original name of Paul)  :: Saulus, Saul
Saul {prop} (male given name)  :: Saul
sauna {v} (to use a sauna)  :: sauna {m}
saunter {v} (stroll or walk at a leisurely pace)  :: slenteren
saunter {n} (a leisurely walk or stroll)  :: slenteren
sausage {n} (a food made of minced meat packed into a tubular casing)  :: worst {m}
sausage {n} (small, uncooked)  :: worst {m}
savage {adj} (Wild, not cultivated)  :: wild, barbaars
savage {adj} (Barbaric, not civilized)  :: barbaars, onbeschaafd, [slang] onbeschoft
savanna {n} (tropical grassland with scattered trees)  :: savanne {f}
savannah monitor {n} (Varanus exanthematicus)  :: Afrikaanse steppevaraan, steppevaraan
save {v} (to help someone to survive, or rescue someone)  :: redden
save {v} (to store for future use)  :: sparen
save {v} (computing: to write a file to a storage medium)  :: opslaan, bewaren
save {v} (to accumulate money)  :: sparen
savin {n} (Juniperus sabina)  :: zavelboom {m}, zevenboom {m}
saving {n} (something that is saved)  :: spaargeld
savings account {n} (account that yields a better interest than a current account)  :: spaarrekening {m} {f}
savior {n} (a person who saves someone, rescues another from harm)  :: redder {m}, redster {f}
savoiardi {n} (small sponge cake) SEE: ladyfinger  ::
savory {adj} (Tasty, attractive to the palate)  :: smakelijk
savory {adj} (Salty or non-sweet)  :: hartig
Savoy {prop} (a historical region of western Europe)  :: Savooien
Savoy {n} (Savoy cabbage) SEE: Savoy cabbage  ::
Savoy cabbage {n} (a hardy cabbage with dense, crinkled leaves)  :: Savooienkool {m}
saw {n} (tool)  :: zaag {f}
saw {v} (cut with a saw)  :: zagen
saw {n} (saying or proverb)  :: gezegde, spreuk, spreekwoord
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}
sawyer {n} (one who saws timber)  :: zager
saxifrage {n} (plant)  :: steenbreek
Saxon {n} (member of Saxon tribe)  :: Saks {m}
Saxon {n} (native or inhabitant of Saxony)  :: Saks {m}
Saxon {n} (2-point type)  :: non plus ultra, vierde petit
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} (to pronounce)  :: zeggen, luiden, opzeggen
say {v} (to recite)  :: opzeggen
say {v} (to communicate verbally or in writing)  :: zeggen, opgeven
say {v} (to indicate in a written form)  :: staan, opgeven
say {v} (imperative: let's say)  :: laten wij zeggen
say {v}  :: zeggen
say {v} (to say) SEE: tell  ::
say goodbye {v} (wish someone farewell upon their leaving)  :: zeg gedag
saying {n} (proverb or maxim)  :: gezegde {n}, spreekwoord {n}
sayonara {interj} (goodbye, adieu) SEE: farewell  ::
scab {n} (mange) SEE: mange  ::
scab {n} (incrustation over a wound)  :: wondkorst {f}
scab {n} (strikebreaker)  :: stakingsbreker
scab {n} (scabies) SEE: scabies  ::
scabbard {n} (the sheath of a sword)  :: schede {f}
scabies {n} (an infestation of parasitic mites, Sarcoptes scabiei)  :: schurft
scaffold {n} (structure made of scaffolding for workers to stand on)  :: stelling {f}
scaffold {n} (platform for executions)  :: schavot {n}
scaffold {v} (set up scaffolding)  :: een stelling bouwen
scaffolding {n} (system of tubes or poles used to support people and material)  :: steiger {c}
scalar {adj} (having magnitude)  :: scalair
scalar {n} (quantity with magnitude)  :: scalar {m}
scale {n} (sequence for measurement)  :: schaal {f}
scale {n} (size or scope)  :: schaal {f}
scale {n} (ratio of distances)  :: schaal {f}
scale {n} (series of notes)  :: toonladder {f}
scale {n} (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals)  :: schub {c}
scale {n} (dish of a balance)  :: weegschaal {f}
scale {n} (mathematics: base for a numeral system) SEE: radix  ::
scale {n} (ladder) SEE: ladder  ::
scale {n} (device) SEE: scales  ::
scale insect {n} (small parasitic insect of superfamily Coccoidea)  :: schildluis {m}
scale model {n} (three-dimensional copy or representation of something)  :: schaalmodel
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} (mollusc)  :: sint-jakobsschelp
scallop {n}  :: Pectinidae
scalloped {adj} (having an edge marked with semicircles)  :: geschulpt
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
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} (look about for)  :: afspeuren
scan {v} (form a poetic metre)  :: scanderen
scandal {n} (incident that brings disgrace)  :: schandaal {n}, incident {n}
scandal {n} (damage to one's reputation)  :: schande, oneer
scandal {n} (widespread moral outrage)  :: schandaal {n}
scandal {n} (defamatory talk)  :: geroddel {n}, kwaadsprekerij, laster
scandalous {adj} (wrong, immoral, causing a scandal)  :: schandalig
scandalous {adj}  :: scandaleus
Scandinavia {prop} (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden)  :: Scandinavië
Scandinavia {prop} (Scandinavian Peninsula) SEE: Scandinavian Peninsula  ::
Scandinavian {n} (someone from Scandinavia)  :: Scandinaaf
Scandinavian {adj} (of Scandinavia)  :: scandinavisch
Scandinavian {adj} (of the North Germanic family of languages)  :: Scandinavisch
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} (radio receiver)  :: scanner
scanner {n} (optical device)  :: scanner
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} (cliff) SEE: cliff  ::
scar {n} (permanent mark on the skin)  :: litteken {n}
scarce {adj}  :: schaars
scarcely {adv} (almost not, by a small margin)  :: amper, nauwelijks
scarcity {n} (the condition of something being scarce or deficient)  :: schaarste {c}
scarcity {n} (an inadequate amount of something; a shortage)  :: tekort
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
scarf {n} (long garment worn around the neck)  :: das {m}
scarf {v} (eat very quickly)  :: schrokken
scarf {n} (headscarf) SEE: headscarf  ::
scarify {v} (to remove thatch)  :: verticuteren
scarlet {n} (colour)  :: scharlaken {n}, scharlakenrood {n}, vuurrood {n}
scarlet {adj} (colour)  :: scharlaken {n}, scharlakenrood {n}, vuurrood {n}
scar tissue {n} (type of tissue formed in a place where an injury has healed)  :: littekenweefsel {n}
scary {adj} (causing, or able to cause, fright)  :: eng
scathe {v} (injure)  :: schaden
scatological {adj}  :: scatologisch
scatter {v} (to cause to separate)  :: verstrooien, verspreiden
scatter {v} (to disperse)  :: uiteenspatten, uiteengaan
scatter {v} (to distribute loosely)  :: verstrooien, verspreiden
scatter {v} (physics: to deflect)  :: verstrooien
scatter {v} (to scatter) SEE: disperse  ::
scatterbrain {n} (A flighty, disorganized or forgetful person.)  :: warhoofd {n}, wargeest {m}
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} (Someone who scavenges, especially one who searches through rubbish for food or useful things)  :: jutter
scavenger {n} (animal feeding on decaying matter)  :: aaseter {m}
scavenger {n} (street sweeper)  :: straatveger
scenario {n} (outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work)  :: scenario
scenario {n} (screenplay or an outline or treatment thereof)  :: scenario
scenario {n} (outline or model of an expected or supposed sequence of events)  :: scenario
scenario {n}  :: draaiboek {n}
scene {n} ((theater) the stage) SEE: stage  ::
scene {n} (the location of an event that attracts attention)  :: scène
scene {n} (landscape, scenery) SEE: scenery  ::
scenery {n} (view, natural features, landscape)  :: landschap {n}, natuurschoon {n}
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}
scent {n} (distinctive odour or smell)  :: geur {m}, reuk {f}
scent {n} (odour left by animal)  :: geur {m}
scent {n} (sense of smell)  :: reukvermogen {n}
scent {n} (perfume)  :: parfum {n}, geur {m}
scent {n} (figuratively: any traces that can be followed)  :: spoor {n}
scent {v} (to detect the scent of)  :: ruiken
sceptre {n} (ornamental staff)  :: scepter {m}
schadenfreude {n} (malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune) SEE: epicaricacy  ::
Schaerbeek {prop} (city in Belgium)  :: Schaarbeek {n}, Schaerbeek {n} [obsolete]
schedule {n} (time-based plan of events)  :: programma {n}
Scheherazade {prop} (female given name)  :: Sjeherazade {f}, Scheherazade {f}, Sheherazade {f}, Sherazade {f}
Scheldt {prop} (river)  :: Schelde {f}
scheme {n} (a systematic plan of future action)  :: plan
scheme {n} (mathematics)  :: schema
scheme {n}  :: schema {n}, programma {n}
schemer {n} (he who plots secret, devious plans)  :: samenzweerder {m}
schilling {n} (old currency of Austria)  :: schilling {f}
schism {n} (split, division, separation, discord)  :: schisma {f}
schist {n} (crystalline foliated rock)  :: schist {m} {f}
schizoaffective {adj} (combining symptoms of schizophrenia with those of bipolar disorder)  :: schizoaffectief
schizophrenia {n} (illness)  :: schizofrenie
schlager {n} (style)  :: schlager {m}
schlemiel {n} (clumsy person)  :: schlemiel {m}
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
schnitzel {n} (a meat dish)  :: schnitzel {m}
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 {m}
scholastic {adj} (of or relating to scholasticism)  :: scholatisch
school {n} (a group of fish in body of water etc...)  :: school {f}
school {n} (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning)  :: school {f}
school {n} (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning before college or university)  :: school
school {n} (college or university)  :: school {f}, universiteit {f}
school {n} (a department/institute at a college or university)  :: school {f}
school {n} (an art movement)  :: school {f}
school {n} ((collectively) the followers of a particular doctrine)  :: school {f}
school {v} (educate, teach, or train)  :: scholen
schoolbag {n} (satchel)  :: boekentas {m} {f}
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} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher  ::
school tie {n} (necktie)  :: 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} (particular discipline or branch of learning)  :: 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}
scientia potentia est {proverb} (knowledge is power) SEE: knowledge is power  ::
scientific {adj} (of or having to do with science)  :: wetenschappelijk
scientifically {adv} (using science or methods of science)  :: wetenschappelijk
scientifically {adv} (from a scientific perspective)  :: wetenschappelijk
scientist {n} (one whose activities make use of the scientific method)  :: wetenschapper {m}, wetenschapster {f}
scimitar {n} (sword with curved blade)  :: kromsabel
scimitar horned oryx {n} (Oryx dammah)  :: sabelantilope {m}
scintilla {n} (small spark or flash.)  :: vonkje
scintilla {n} (small amount)  :: sprankje, greintje
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
scissoring {n} (lesbian sex)  :: scharen
scissors {n} (tool used for cutting)  :: schaar {f}
sclerosis {n} (abnormal hardening of body tissues)  :: sclerose
scoff {v} (to jeer; laugh at with contempt and derision)  :: spotten
scoff {v} (to eat food quickly)  :: schrokken
scoff {v} (to eat)  :: eten
scold {n} (person who scolds, particularly a woman)  :: viswijf, helleveeg, kreng
scold {v} (rebuke)  :: bekijven, schelden, berispen
sconce {n} (light fixture on a wall)  :: kandelaar {m}, schemerlamp {m} {f}
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} (motor-scooter)  :: scooter {m}
scooter {n} (mobility scooter)  :: scootmobiel {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 {n} (A discolouration caused by heat)  :: een verkleuring veroorzaakt door hitte
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
scorch {v} (to become scorched or singed)  :: verzengen
scorched earth {n}  :: verschroeide aarde
score {v} (to score) SEE: strike  ::
score {n} (number of points earned)  :: stand
score {n} (sheet music showing all parts)  :: partituur {f}
score {v} (to earn points in a game)  :: scoren
score {v} (to obtain drugs or sex)  :: scoren
scoreboard {n} (board that displays the score in a game of contest)  :: scorebord {n}
scores {pron} (many) SEE: many  ::
scorn {v} (to feel contempt or disdain for something or somebody)  :: minachten, verachten
scorn {n} (contempt, disdain)  :: minachting {f}, verachting {f}
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} (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 {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
scoter {n} (bird)  :: zee-eend
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}
Scottish terrier {n} (breed of dog)  :: Schotse terriër {m}
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 search an area thoroughly)  :: afschuimen
scour {v} (To purge.)  :: purgeren
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
scout {n} (person sent out to gain and bring in tidings)  :: verkenner {m}
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}
scouting {n} (act of one who scouts)  :: scouting {f}
scouting {n} (the Scouting movement)  :: scouting
scouting {n}  :: scouting
scrabble {v} (to scribble) SEE: scribble  ::
Scrabble {prop} (board game with interlocking words)  :: scrabble {n}
scram {v} (go away)  :: wegwezen
scrap {n} (small leftover piece)  :: restje {n}
scrap {n} (discarded metal)  :: schroot, oudroest
scrape {n} (injury)  :: schram
scrapie {n} (A degenerative prion disease)  :: schuurziekte {f}
scrapyard {n} (a junkyard, a place where scrap is stored, discarded or resold)  :: sloperij {f}
scratch {v} (To rub a surface with a sharp object)  :: krassen, krabben
scratch {n} (disruption or mark on a surface)  :: kras {f} or {m}
scratch {n} (money)  :: centen {m-p}
scratch card {n} (lottery ticket)  :: kraslot {n}
scratching post {n} (wooden post that a cat scratches)  :: krabpaal {m}
scrawny {adj} (Thin, malnourished and weak)  :: mager
scream {n} (loud exclamation)  :: schreeuw {m}
scream {v} (to make the sound of a scream)  :: schreeuwen
scream bloody murder {v} (protest loudly or angrily)  :: moord en brand schreeuwen
scream blue murder {v} (protest loudly or angrily)  :: luidkeels protesteren
screamer {n} (bird of family Anhimidae)  :: hoenderkoet
scream queen {n} (actress who appears in several horror movies)  :: scream queen {f}
scree {n} (loose stony debris on a slope)  :: puinhelling
screech owl {n} (Megascops)  :: schreeuwuil
screech owl {n} (Tyto alba)  :: kerkuil
screed {n} (written harangue)  :: llitanie {f}
screen {n} (viewing area of electronic output device)  :: beeldscherm {n}
screen {n} (movie viewing area)  :: 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} (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
screw cap {n} (cap of a bottle or jar which screws onto the threaded lip of the container)  :: schroefdop {m}
screwdriver {n} (tool)  :: schroevendraaier {m}
screw it {interj} (simple machine)  :: laat maar
scribble {v}  :: [verb] krabbelen, [noun] kattebelletje; kladje
scrimmage {n} (rough fight)  :: schermutseling
scrimmage {n}  :: de bal in de 'scrimmage' plaatsen
scrimmage {n} (practice game) SEE: exhibition game  ::
scrimshaw {v} (To make an item of scrimshaw)  :: knutselen,ivoor bewerken
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 {prop} (Tanakh) SEE: Tanakh  ::
Scripture {prop} (Bible) SEE: Bible  ::
scrivener {n} (professional writer)  :: schrijver
scrofulous {adj} (morally degenerate; corrupt) SEE: corrupt  ::
scroll {n} (roll of paper or parchment)  :: boekrol {c}
scroll {n} (end of a violin)  :: krul {f} {m}
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 {v} (To obtain something of moderate or inconsequential value from another)  :: bietsen
scrub {v} (to rub hard)  :: schrobben
scrub {n} (cancellation) SEE: cancellation  ::
scrumptious {adj} (delicious; delectable)  :: lekker
scruple {n} (hesitation from the difficulty of determining what is right)  :: scrupule {m} {f}
scrupulous {adj} (meticulous)  :: scrupuleus, angstvallig, meticuleus
scrutiny {n} (intense study)  :: nauwkeurig onderzoek, kritisch onderzoek, navorsing
scuba diving {n} (underwater swimming)  :: duiksport {c}
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
scuffle {n} (Dutch hoe)  :: schoffel {m} {f}
scull {n} (small boat)  :: skiff
scullery {n} (room, next to a kitchen)  :: bijkeuken {f}, spoelkeuken {f}, waskeuken {f}
sculptor {n} (a person who sculpts)  :: beeldhouwer {m}
sculpture {n} (art of sculpting)  :: beeldhouwen, sculptuur {f}
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} (foul-mouthed)  :: grofgebekt
scurrilous {adj} (coarse, vulgar, abusive, or slanderous)  :: vulgair, grof
scurry {v} (to run away with quick light steps)  :: snellen, hollen
scurvy {n} (deficiency of vitamin C)  :: scheurbuik
scut {n}  :: wipstaart
scutch {v} (beat or flog)  :: zwingelen
scutch {n} (implement used to separate the fibres of flax)  :: zwengel, zwingelmolen
scuttle {n} (a container like an open bucket)  :: emmer {m}, kolenemmer {m}, kolenkit
scuttlebutt {n} (gossip, rumour, idle chatter)  :: geroddel
Scutum {prop} (constellation)  :: Schild
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}
sea {n} (body of water)  :: zee {f}
sea angel {n} (Gymnosomata)  :: schelploze vleugelslak
sea bluebell {n} (Mertensia maritima)  :: oesterblad {n}
seaborgium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 106)  :: seaborgium {n}
sea change {n} (profound transformation)  :: fundamentele verandering
sea cucumber {n} (sea cucumber)  :: zeekomkommer {c}
seafarer {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor  ::
seafarer {n} (one who travels by sea)  :: zeevaarder {m}
seafoam {n} (foam created by wave action - often washed up on to beaches)  :: zeeschuim {n}
seafood {n} (fish, shellfish, seaweed and other edible aquatic life)  :: zeevruchten
seagull {n} (bird of the family Laridae)  :: meeuw {c}
sea holly {n} (Eryngium maritimum)  :: blauwe zeedistel {c}
sea horse {n} (walrus) SEE: walrus  ::
sea horse {n} (fish)  :: (Hippocampus) zeepaard {n}
seal {n} (pinniped)  :: zeehond {m}, rob {m}
seal {n} (design or insignia associated with organization or official role)  :: zegel
seal {n} (something which will be visibly damaged when a covering or container is opened)  :: zegel {m}, verzegeling {f}
seal {n} (tight closure)  :: sluiting {f}
seal {v} (to place a seal on (a document))  :: verzegelen
seal {v} (to fasten (something) closed so that it cannot be opened without visible damage)  :: verzegelen
seal {v} (to place in a sealed container)  :: verzegelen
seal {n} (chakra) SEE: chakra  ::
sea lamprey {n} (animal)  :: zeeprik {f}, zeelamprei {f}, zeenegenoog {m}
sealant {n} (material used to seal a surface so as to prevent passage of a fluid)  :: kit
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)  :: , naad {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 monster {n} (large, aggressive creature in the sea)  :: zeemonster {n}, zeegedrocht {n}, kraak {m}
Sea of Japan {prop} (the sea between Japan and the rest of Asia)  :: Japanse Zee {f}
sea otter {n} (Enhydra lutris)  :: zeeotter {m}
sea-parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
seaplane {n} (an aircraft)  :: watervliegtuig {n}
seaquake {n}  :: zeebeving {f}
sear {v} (To char, scorch, or burn the surface of something with a hot instrument)  :: [cooking] dichtschroeien
search {v} (to search) SEE: look  ::
search {v} (to look throughout (a place) for something)  :: afzoeken, doorzoeken, zoeken
search {v} ((followed by "for") to look thoroughly)  :: 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
season {n} (quarter of a year)  :: seizoen {n}, jaargetijde {f}
season {n} (part of year with something special)  :: seizoen {n}
season {v} (to flavour food)  :: kruiden
season {v} (to make fit for any use by time or habit)  :: zich aanpassen
season {v} (to become mature)  :: rijpen, rijp worden
seat {n} (place in which to sit)  :: zitplaats
seat {n} (horizontal portion of a chair)  :: zetel {c}
seat {n} (part of an object or individual directly involved in sitting)  :: zitmeubel {n} (object), zitvlak {n} (person)
seat {n} (membership in a representative body)  :: zetel {c}
seat {n} (location of a governing body)  :: zetel {c}
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)  :: zeedijk
seaward {adj} (in the direction toward the sea)  :: zeewaarts
seaward {adv} (toward the sea)  :: zeewaarts
seawater {n} (salt water 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 {m}
secateurs {n} (pruning shears) SEE: pruning shears  ::
secession {n} (The act of seceding)  :: afscheiding {f}, afscheiden {n}, secessie {f}, separatie {f}
second {adj} (second (numeral))  :: tweede, [abbreviations] 2 de, 2 e
second {adj} (that which comes after the first)  :: tweede {n}
second {adv} (at the second rank)  :: op een na
second {n} (manufactured item that fails to meet quality control standards)  :: tweede keus {m} {f}
second {n} (another chance to achieve what should have been done the first time)  :: herkansing {f}
second {n} (music: interval between two adjacent notes))  :: secunde
second {n} (one-sixtieth of a minute; SI unit of time)  :: seconde {m}
second {n} (unit of angular measure)  :: seconde {m}
second {n} (short, indeterminate amount of time)  :: seconde {m}, moment {m}
second {v} (to agree as a second person)  :: bijvallen, ondersteunen
second {n} (attendant of a duel or boxing match standing in for a contestant)  :: secondant {m}
second {n} (one who agrees in addition)  :: ondersteuner {m}
secondary {adj} (succeeding first)  :: secundair
secondary {adj} (acting by deputation)  :: plaatsvervangend, plaatsvervangende
secondary school {n} (school)  :: secundaire school {f} {m}, school voor voortgezet onderwijs {f} {m}, middelbare school {f} {m}
secondary sector {n} (economic sector that uses raw materials and produces manufactured goods)  :: secundaire sector {m}, industriesector {m}
second-class {adj} (inferior in quality or standing)  :: tweede klas
second-degree {adj} (causing blistering of skin)  :: tweedegraads-, van de tweede graad
second-growth forest {n} (forest which has been harvested and is regrowing)  :: secundair bos {n}
second hand {n} (the hand or pointer that shows the number of seconds that have passed)  :: secondewijzer {m}
second hand {adj} (secondhand) SEE: secondhand  ::
secondhand {adj} (not new; previously owned and used by another)  :: tweedehands, occasion {m}, occasie {f}
secondhand embarrassment {n} (embarrassment felt for someone else: vicarious embarrassment) SEE: vicarious embarrassment  ::
second-hand smoke {n} (smoke from cigarettes, that any person including non-smokers could breathe in)  :: tweedehandse rook
second last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate  ::
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 to last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate  ::
Second World War {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II  ::
secrecy {n} (concealment)  :: geheimhouding {f}
secret {n} (knowledge that is hidden)  :: geheim {n}, geheimenis {f}
secret {adj} (being or kept hidden.)  :: geheim
secretariat {n} (the office or department of a government secretary)  :: secretariaat
secretary {n} (person keeping records and handling clerical work)  :: secretaresse {f}, secretaris {m}
secretary bird {n} (member of bird family)  :: secretarisvogel {m}, secretaris {m}
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)  :: geheimzinnig, gesloten, gereserveerd
secretly {adv} (in a secret manner)  :: stiekem
secret police {n} (police operating outside normal boundaries of law)  :: geheime politie {f}
secret service {n} (government organization)  :: geheime dienst {m}
sect {n} (religious movement)  :: afscheiding {f}
sectarian {adj} (of, or relating to a sect)  :: sektarisch
section {n} (cutting, part cut out)  :: snijding {f}
section {n} (part, piece or subdivision of anything)  :: afdeling, sectie
section {n} (part of a document)  :: paragraaf {m}, passage {m}
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} (something that secures)  :: beveiliging {f}
security {n} (organization or department responsible for providing security)  :: veiligheidsdienst {m}
security {n} (finance: property temporarily relinquished)  :: onderpand {n}
Security Council {prop} (UN Security Council) SEE: UN Security Council  ::
security hole {n} (security vulnerability in a computer system)  :: veiligheidslek {n}
security service {n} (government organisation established to protect its nation and its secrets from enemies)  :: Geheime dienst {f}
sedative {n} (an agent or drug that sedates)  :: kalmeringsmiddel
sedative {adj} (calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing)  :: kalmerend
sedentary {adj} (not moving, not 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} (incitement)  :: opruiing {f}
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
see {v} (understand)  :: begrijpen
see {n} (diocese)  :: bisdom {n}
see also {phrase}  :: zie ook
seed {n} (fertilized grain)  :: zaad {n}
seed {n} (semen)  :: sperma {n}, zaad {n}
seed {n} (offspring, descendants, progeny)  :: zaad {n}
seed coat {n} (outer cover of a seed)  :: zaadmantel {m}
seedeater {n} (something which eats seed)  :: zaadeter {m}
seedeater {n} (bird)  :: zaadeter {m}
seedful {adj} (full of seed)  :: zaadrijk
seedling {n} (young plant grown from seed)  :: zaailing
seed money {n} (Money used to set up a new business venture.)  :: aanloopkrediet, aanloopsubsidie
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} (stock of seed)  :: zaaigoed {n}
seed stock {n} (supply for planting)  :: plantgoed {n}
seed stock {n} (source of new individuals)  :: zaaigoed {n}
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, to seem) SEE: look  ::
seem {v} (to appear)  :: lijken, schijnen
seemingly {adv} (apparently) SEE: apparently  ::
see off {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat  ::
see off {v} (to accompany someone to a point of departure)  :: uitwuiven, uitlaten
seer {n} (someone who sees something; an eyewitness)  :: ooggetuige {m}
seer {n} (someone who foretells the future)  :: ziener, helderziende {m}
seersucker {n}  :: gestreept cloqué,bobbeltjesstof
seethe {v} (to boil vigorously)  :: zieden, koken
seethe {v} (to foam in an agitated manner, as if boiling)  :: schuimen
seethe {v} ((figuratively) to be in a agitated state of turmoil)  :: zieden
seethe {v} (to buzz with activity)  :: bruisen van aktiviteit
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} (to find something to be transparent)  :: doorheen zien
see through {v} (to do something until it is finished)  :: volhouden
see through {v}  :: doorgronden
see-through {adj} (transparent) SEE: transparent  ::
see-through {adj} (translucent) SEE: translucent  ::
see ya {interj} (see you) SEE: see you  ::
see you {phrase} (see you later)  :: later, mazzel
see you later {phrase} (goodbye)  :: tot straks, tot later, tot zo [after a short time], zie je later [slang], later [slang]
see you soon {interj} (goodbye)  :: tot straks, tot zo, [Flanders] tot direct, tot ziens!
see you tomorrow {phrase} (see you tomorrow)  :: tot morgen
segment {n} (length of some object)  :: segment
Segorbe {prop} (municipality in Castellón, Spain)  :: Segorbe
segregate {v} (to separate)  :: afzonderen
segue {v} (to move smoothly from one topic to another)  :: van thema wisselen
segue {n} (an instance of segueing, a transition)  :: overgang {m}
seine {n} (fishing net)  :: zegen {m} {f}
seisin {n} ((historical) feudal right to possession)  :: weer {f}
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 {v} (take possession of (by force, law etc))  :: in beslag nemen, beslag leggen op
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 {adj} (privileged, specially selected)  :: select
select {v} (to choose one or more elements from a set)  :: uitkiezen, selecteer
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-abnegation {n}  :: zelfverloochening {m},, zelfontzegging {m}
self-absorbed {adj} (heavily concerned with oneself)  :: in zichzelf verdiept, met alleen aandacht voor zichzelf
self-acceptance {n} (acceptance of self)  :: zelfaanvaarding, zelfacceptatie
self-centered {adj} (egotistically obsessed with oneself)  :: egoistisch
self-confidence {n} (state of being self-confident)  :: zelfvertrouwen, zelfverzekerd
self-confidence {n} (measure of one's belief in one's own abilities)  :: zelfvertrouwen, zelfverzekerdheid
self-confident {adj} (confident in one's abilities)  :: zelfverzekerd
self-conscious {adj} (aware of oneself as an individual being)  :: zelfbewust
self-conscious {adj} (uncomfortably over-conscious of one's appearance or behaviour)  :: zelfbewust
self-conscious {adj} (socially ill at ease)  :: zelfbewust
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}, otofoto {m}
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} (made by oneself)  :: 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-study {n} (study without the aid of a formal education institution)  :: zelfstudie {f}
self-sufficiency {n} (condition of being self-sufficient)  :: zelfvoorziening {f}
sell {v} (to agree to transfer goods or provide services)  :: verkopen
sell {v}  :: verkopen
seller {n} (someone who sells)  :: verkoper {m}, verkoopster {f}
sellotape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
Sellotape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
sell out {v} (sell all of a product)  :: uitverkopen
Selonia {prop} (A cultural region in Latvia)  :: Selië
selvage {n} (finished edge of a woven fabric parallel with warp)  :: zelfkant {m}
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} (visual signaling system)  :: semafoor {m}
semaphore {n} (visual signaling with flags)  :: semafoor {m}
semaphore {n} (computing term)  :: semafoor {m}
semaphore {v} (to signal using semaphore)  :: signaleren, seinen
semblance {n} (likeness, similarity)  :: gelijkheid
semelfactive aspect {n} (grammar aspect)  :: semelfactief {m}
semen {n} (semen (fluid)) SEE: sperm  ::
semen {n} (male reproductory fluid)  :: sperma
semester {n} (half of school year)  :: semester
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
seminal {adj} (of or relating to seed or semen)  :: zaad-
seminal {adj} (creative or having the power to originate)  :: creatief
seminal {adj} (highly influential)  :: invloedrijk, belangrijk
semi-official {adj} (having some degree of official authority)  :: officieus
semiotic {adj} (of or relating to semiotics or to semantics)  :: semiotisch
semiotician {n} (linguist specialized in semiotics)  :: semioticus
semiotics {n} (study of signs)  :: semiotiek {f}
Semite {n} (descendant of any of these peoples)  :: Semiet
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}
senescence {n} (biology: the state or process of aging)  :: verouderingsproces {f}
senile {adj} (of, or relating to old age)  :: ouderdoms-
senile {adj} (exhibiting the deterioration in mind)  :: seniel
senior {n} (someone older than someone else)  :: senior {m} {f}
seniority {n} (time)  :: senioriteit
sense {n} (method to gather data)  :: zintuig {n}
sense {n} (conscious awareness)  :: gevoel {n}, gewaarwording {f}
sense {n} (sound judgement)  :: (gezond) verstand {n}
sense {n} (semantics term)  :: betekenis {f}
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} (perceptible by the mind)  :: waarneembaar, merkbaar
sensible {adj} (easily perceived, appreciable)  :: merkbaar, aanzienlijk, aanwijsbaar
sensible {adj} (able to feel or perceive)  :: gevoelig
sensible {adj} (aware of something)  :: (zich) bewust
sensible {adj} (acting with or showing good judgement)  :: verstandig, zinnig
sensible {adj} (characterized more by usefulness than by fashionableness)  :: praktisch, functioneel
sensitive {adj}  :: gevoelig
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}, ontvankelijkheid
sensitivity {n}  :: gevoeligheid {f}
senso lato {phrase} (in the broad sense)  :: in ruime/brede zin
senso stricto {phrase} (in the strict sense)  :: in enge zin
sensualist {n} (person who believes in enjoying sensuality)  :: sensualist {m}
sensualist {n} (one who holds to the doctrine of sensualism)  :: sensualist {m}
sensuality {n} (state of being sensual, sensuous or sexy)  :: zinnelijkheid {f}
sent {v} (simple past of "to send")  :: zond {s}, zonden {p}, verzond {s}, verzonden {p}
sent {v} (past participle of "to send")  :: verzonden, gezonden
sentence {n} (decision of a jury)  :: vonnis {n}, uitspraak {f}, oordeel {n}
sentence {n} (judicial order for punishment, conviction)  :: veroordeling {f}
sentence {n} (punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime)  :: straf {f}
sentence {n} (grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate)  :: zin {m}
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} (guard)  :: schildwacht
sentry-box {n} (booth)  :: wachthuisje {n}
Seoul {prop} (capital of South Korea)  :: Seoel {n}, Seoul {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} (to disunite, disconnect)  :: scheiden
separate {v} (to cause to be separate)  :: scheiden
separate {v} (to divide itself)  :: 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
septicemia {n} (disease caused by pathogens in the blood)  :: bloedvergiftiging
Septuagint {prop} (an ancient translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek)  :: Septuagint
sepulchre {n} (burial chamber)  :: graf {n}
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  ::
sequentially {adv} (in sequence; in order)  :: op volgorde
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, see also: Serbian)  :: 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 {n} (person from Serbia, see also: Serb)  :: Serviër {m}, Servische {f}
Serbian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: Servisch {n}
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to Serbia and Serbians)  :: Servisch
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbian language)  :: Servisch
Serbian {n} (Serb) SEE: Serb  ::
Serbo-Croatian {prop} (South Slavic language)  :: Servo-Kroatisch, Servokroatisch
serenade {n} (love song)  :: serenade {f}
serenade {n} (instrumental composition)  :: serenade {f}
serendipity {n} (unsought, unintended... and/or learning experience that happens by accident)  :: serendipiteit {f}, toevalstreffer {m}
serendipity {n} (a combination of events which are not individually beneficial, but occurring together produce a good or wonderful outcome)  :: gelukkig toeval
serendipity {n}  :: serendipiteit {f}
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}
seric {adj} (made of silk) SEE: silken  ::
series {n} (a number of things that follow on one after the other)  :: reeks {f}, serie {f}
series {n} (television or radio program)  :: reeks {f}, serie {f}
series {n} (in analysis: sum of the terms of a sequence)  :: reeks {f}
series finale {n} (the final episode of a television series)  :: reeks conclusie
serif {n} (short line in a font)  :: schreef
serious {adj} (without humor or expression of happiness)  :: serieus, ernstig
serious {adj} (important; weighty; not trifling; leaving no room for play)  :: serieus
serious {adj} (really intending what is said; being in earnest)  :: ernstig, serieus
seriousness {n} (state of being serious)  :: ernst
sermon {n} (religious discourse)  :: preek {c}
Serpens Caput {prop}  :: Kop van de Slang
Serpens Cauda {prop}  :: Staart van de Slang
serpent {n} (snake)  :: serpent {n}, slang {f}
serpent {n} (musical instrument)  :: serpent {f}
Serpentarius {prop} (Ophiuchus) SEE: Ophiuchus  ::
Serpukhovian {prop} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period)  :: Serpukhovien
serrate {adj} (saw-like)  :: gekarteld
serrate {adj} (having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections)  :: gekarteld
serrated {adj} (saw-like)  :: gekarteld
serrated {adj} (Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections)  :: 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 {v} (to work for)  :: dienen
serve {v} (to attend, supply the wants of)  :: serveren
serve {v} (to bring food to)  :: opdienen, bedienen, serveren
serve {n} (AUS: portion of food) SEE: serving  ::
server {n} (computing: a program which provides services to other programs or users)  :: server {m}
server {n}  :: server
serve someone right {v} (happen to someone who deserves it)  :: zijn verdiende loon
Servian {adj} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
Servian {n} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
Servian {prop} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
service {n} (economics: work performed)  :: dienst {m}, bediening {f}
service {n} (the military)  :: dienst
service {n} (set of dishes or utensils)  :: servies
service {n} (sports: act of initially serving the ball)  :: opslag, service
service {n} (religious rite or ritual)  :: eredienst {m}, dienst
serviceberry {n} (plant)  :: krentenboompje {n}
service station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
serviette {n} (napkin) SEE: napkin  ::
serving {n} (portion of food)  :: portie {f}
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} (period devoted to a particular activity)  :: sessie {f}
session {n} (meeting of a body to conduct business)  :: zitting {f}
set {v} (to put something down)  :: zetten, neerzetten
set {v} (to determine)  :: bepalen
set {v} (to adjust)  :: aanpassen, instellen
set {v} (to arrange with dishes and cutlery)  :: dekken
set {v} (to introduce)  :: introduceren
set {v} (to arrange type)  :: zetten
set {v} (to devise and assign work)  :: opdragen
set {v} (to solidify)  :: harden
set {v} (of a heavenly body: to disappear below the horizon)  :: ondergaan, verdwijnen
set {n} (device for receiving broadcast radio waves; a radio or television)  :: toestel {n}
set {adj} (ready, prepared)  :: klaar, klare, voorbereid, voorbereide
set {adj} (intent, determined)  :: ingesteld, ingestelde
set {n} (matching collection of similar things, such as a set of tables)  :: verzameling {f}, set {m}
set {n} (collection of various objects for a particular purpose, such as a set of tools)  :: set {m}
set {n} (object made up several parts, such as a set of steps)  :: serie
set {n} (set theory: collection of objects)  :: verzameling {f}, set {m}
set {n} (group of people, usually meeting socially)  :: verzameling {f}, set {m}
set {n} (in tennis)  :: set {m}
set {v} (to sit) SEE: sit  ::
set {n} (badger’s home) SEE: sett  ::
set {n} (plural: set theory) SEE: set theory  ::
set about {v} (to initiate or begin some action)  :: op het punt staan te, eraan beginnen, aan de slag schieten
set about {v} (to attack)  :: aanvallen
set aside {v}  :: wegzetten
set forth {v} (to start) SEE: start  ::
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
sett {n} (paving stone)  :: kasseisteen
set theory {n} (mathematical theory of sets)  :: verzamelingenleer {f} {m}
set the world on fire {v} (do something sensational)  :: de wereld met verbazing slaan,
setting {n} (time, place, circumstance)  :: context {m}
settle {v} (to fix one's residence)  :: vestigen, settelen
settlement {n} (newly established colony)  :: nederzetting {f}
settlement agreement {n} (agreement)  :: conciliatie, schikking
set up {v} (to ready something for use)  :: bereiden, voorbereiden, opzetten
set up {v} (to order logically)  :: regelen, schikken
set up {v} (to cause to happen)  :: veroorzaken, leiden
set up {v} (to trap or ensnare)  :: verstrikken
set up {v} (to arrange for an outcome)  :: regelen
set up {v} (to gel or harden)  :: verharden, harden, verstokken, stollen
set up {adj} (in a position to function)  :: klaarzetten
Sevastopol {prop} (city)  :: Sebastopol
sevdalinka {n} (genre of folk music)  :: sevdalinka, sevdah
seven {num} (cardinal number 7)  :: zeven
seven {n} (the figure seven)  :: zeven {f}
seven {n} (a card bearing seven pips)  :: zeven {f}
seven deadly sins {n} (the cardinal sins)  :: zeven hoofdzonden {c-p}
sevenfold {adj} (multiplied by seven (adjective))  :: zevenvoudig
sevenfold {adj} (having seven parts (adjective))  :: zevenvoudig
sevenfold {adv} (by a factor of seven (adverb))  :: zevenmaal
seven hundred {num} (cardinal number 700)  :: zevenhonderd
seven hundred and fifty {num} (number)  :: zevenhonderd vijftig {f}
seven hundred and fifty {n} (the figure 750)  :: zevenhonderd vijftig {f}
seven-league boots {n} (boots enabling great stride)  :: zevenmijlslaarzen {f-p}
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
seventies {n} (the decade of the 1970s)  :: jaren zeventig {n-p}, jaren 70 {n-p}, jaren 1970 {n-p}
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 heavenly 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} (state of being severe)  :: ernst {f}, strengheid {f}
severity {n} (degree of something undesirable; badness)  :: ernst {f}, ongewenstheid {f}, slechtheid {f}
Seville {prop} (city in Andalusia, Spain)  :: Sevilla {n}
Seville orange {n} (Seville orange) SEE: bitter orange  ::
sew {v} ((transitive) use a needle)  :: naaien
sew {v} ((intransitive) use a needle)  :: naaien
sewer {n} (pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage)  :: riool {n}
sewer {n} (person who sews clothing)  :: naaier {m}, naaister {f}
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} (to determine the sex of)  :: geslacht bepalen, seksen
sex {v} (informal: to have sex with)  :: vrijen, de liefde bedrijven
sex bomb {n} (someone highly sexy)  :: sexbom {f}
sex gland {n} (gland in which sex cells are produced) SEE: gonad  ::
sexism {n} (gender discrimination or dislike)  :: seksisme {n}
sexologist {n} (someone who studies, or is an expert in, sex and sexuality)  :: sexuoloog
sexology {n} (The study of sex and sexuality)  :: seksuologie {f}
sex ratio {n}  :: geslachtsverhouding
sext {n} (noon) SEE: noon  ::
sextillion {num} (a trillion billion, 1021)  :: triljard
sextillion {num} (a million quintillion, 1036)  :: sextiljoen
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}, ongewenste intimiteiten
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: intercourse  ::
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction)  :: geslachtsgemeenschap {f}, sexuele betrekkingen {f-p}, seksueel verkeer
sexual intercourse {n} (the coming together of male and female in sexual intercourse) SEE: copulation  ::
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction) SEE: coitus  ::
sexuality {n} (sexual orientation) SEE: sexual orientation  ::
sexuality {n} (sexual activity)  :: sexualiteit {f}
sexuality {n} (concern with or interest in sexual activity)  :: sexualiteit {f}
sexuality {n}  :: sexualiteit {f}
sexualization {n}  :: seksualisering
sexually transmitted disease {n} (contagious disease spread through sexual intercourse) SEE: venereal disease  ::
sexually transmitted disease {n} (disease contracted through sexual contact)  :: seksueel overdraagbare aandoening
sexual orientation {n} (sexual orientation)  :: seksuele geaardheid {f}, seksuele oriëntatie {f}, seksuele gerichtheid {f}, geaardheid {f}
sexual partner {n} (of breeding animal: sexual partner) SEE: mate  ::
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
sex worker {n} (person who supplies sexual services for money)  :: sekswerker
sexy {adj} (having sexual appeal)  :: sexy
sexy {adj} (slang: very attractive or appealing)  :: sexy
Seychelles {prop} (country in East Africa)  :: Seychellen
shabby {adj}  :: zwak
shack {n} (crude hut)  :: hut {f}, krot {n}
shackle {n} (stubble) SEE: stubble  ::
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} (darkness where light is blocked)  :: schaduw {m}
shade {n} (something that blocks light, particularly in a window)  :: jaloezie {f}
shade {n} (variety of color)  :: tint, schakering
shade {n} (archaic: a ghost)  :: spook {n}, geest {m}, schaduw {c}, schim {m}
shade {v} (to shield from light)  :: schaduwen
shade {v} (to darken or to lightly colour)  :: verdonkeren, donker maken
shadow {n} (dark image projected onto a surface)  :: schaduw {m}
shadow {n} (relative darkness)  :: schaduw {m}
shadow play {n} (form of storytelling using opaque figures in front of an illuminated backdrop)  :: schimmenspel {n}
shaft {n} (long narrow body of spear or arrow)  :: schacht
shaft {n} (long passage sunk into the earth)  :: schacht {m}
shaft {n} (vertical passage housing a lift)  :: schacht
shag {n} (coarse shredded tobacco)  :: shag {m}
shag {n} (sea bird)  :: kuifaalscholver {m}
shag {v} (to shake)  :: wiebelen
shag {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: wippen
shag {n} (act of sexual intercourse)  :: wip
shag {n} (sexual partner)  :: wip
shah {n} (king of Persia)  :: sjah {m}
shahada {n} (Islamic declaration of belief)  :: shahadah
shaheed {n} (martyr) SEE: martyr  ::
shake {v} (transitive: to cause to move)  :: schudden
shake {v} (transitive: to disturb emotionally)  :: schokken
shake {v}  :: schudden
shake {n} (beverage made of ice cream and carbonated drink) SEE: float  ::
shake hands {v} (grasp another person's hands)  :: handen schudden
shake one's head {v} (move one's head from side to side)  :: hoofd schudden
Shakespearean {adj} (pertaining to Shakespeare or his works)  :: van Shakespeare, Shakespearein
Shakespearean sonnet {n} (type of sonnet)  :: Engels sonnet {n}, shakespeariaans sonnet {n}
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)  :: eslook {m}, sjalot {f}
shallow {adj} (extending not far downward)  :: ondiep
shallow {adj} (concerned mainly with superficial matters)  :: oppervlakkig
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 {n} (range of traditional beliefs)  :: sjamanisme
shame {n} (uncomfortable or painful feeling)  :: schaamte {f}
shame {n} (something to regret)  :: schande {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 as provincial-level municipality)  :: Sjanghai {n}
shanks' pony {n} (idiomatic references to walking)  :: benenwagen
shantytown {n} (area containing a collection of shacks and shanties)  :: sloppenwijk
shape {n} (status or condition)  :: staat, status, toestand
shape {n} (condition of personal health, especially muscular health)  :: vorm {m}, conditie, fysiek (Flemish)
shape {n} (appearance or outline)  :: vorm {m}
shape {n} (figure)  :: vorm, fysiek (Flemish)
shapeshift {v} (change shape)  :: transfigureren, metamorfoseren, gedaante wisselen
shapeshifter {n} (creature capable of changing its appearance) SEE: shape-shifter  ::
shape-shifter {n} (a person who can transform)  :: gedaanteverwisselaar {m}
shape up {v} (transform into)  :: de vorm aannemen
sharbat {n} (sherbet) SEE: sherbet  ::
share {n} (portion of something)  :: deel {n}, aandeel {n}
share {n} (financial instrument)  :: aandeel {n}
share {v}  :: delen
share {n} (plowshare) SEE: plowshare  ::
sharecropper {n} (a farmer paying rent with crops to the landowner)  :: deelpachter, deelbouwer
sharecropping {n} (system)  :: deelpacht
shared {adj} (used multiply)  :: gedeeld, gezamenlijk, verdeeld
shari'a {n} (Islamic religious law)  :: sharia {f}
shark {n} (fish)  :: haai {m}
shark fin soup {n} (soup made from shark fins)  :: haaienvinnensoep {f} {m}
sharp {adj} (able to cut easily)  :: scherp
sharp {adj} (intelligent)  :: scherpzinnig
sharp {adj} (pointed, able to pierce easily)  :: scherp, puntig, gepunt
sharp {adj} (of a note, played a semitone higher than usual)  :: -kruis
sharp {adj} (musically higher-pitched than desired)  :: hoog
sharp {adj} (having an intense, acrid flavour)  :: straf, sterk
sharp {adj} (intense and sudden (of pain))  :: stekend, acuut
sharp {adj} (offensive, critical, or acrimonious)  :: bijtend, snerend
sharp {n} (sign for a sharp note on the staff)  :: kruis {n}
sharp {n} (note that is sharp in a particular key)  :: 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} (pungency, acidity)  :: scherpte {f}
sharpness {n} (of an image)  :: scherpte {f}
sharpshooter {n} (marksman)  :: scherpschutter {m}
shashlik {n} (skewered dish)  :: sjasliek
shatter {v} (to violently break something into pieces)  :: aan diggelen slaan
shatter {v} (to smash, or break into tiny pieces)  :: verbrijzelen
shave {v} (to remove hair from)  :: scheren
shave {v} (to remove hair from one's face)  :: zich scheren
shave {v}  :: [shave oneself] zich scheren , scheren (shave someone else)
shaver {n} (boy) SEE: boy  ::
shaver {n} (barber) SEE: barber  ::
shaw {n} (thicket) SEE: thicket  ::
shawl {n} (a square piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders)  :: sjaal {m}
she {pron} (person)  :: zij
shea {n} (tree)  :: Sheaboom {m}
sheaf {n} (bundle of grain or straw)  :: schoof
sheaf {n} (mathematical construct)  :: schoof
sheaf {n} (sheave) SEE: sheave  ::
shear {v} (to cut)  :: afsnijden, knippen
shear {v} (to remove the fleece from a sheep)  :: scheren
shear {v} (to deform because of shearing forces)  :: afschuiven
shear {n} (a force that produces a shearing strain)  :: afschuifkracht {m}
sheared {v} (past tense of shear)  :: schoor, schoren
sheared {v} (past participle of shear)  :: geschoren
shearwater {n} (seabird)  :: pijlstormvogel {m}
she-ass {n} (female ass, female donkey, jenny)  :: ezelin {f}
sheath {n} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
sheath {n} (scabbard)  :: schede {f}
sheath {n} (long case)  :: huls {f}
sheath {v} (put (a sword) into its sheath)  :: in de schede steken, terugtrekken
sheath {v} (put (an object) into its sheath)  :: in de schede steken
sheathe {v} (to put something, such as a knife, into a sheath)  :: in de schede steken
sheathe {v}  :: 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 {v} (to part or divide)  :: splijten
shed {v} (to cast off, to let fall, be divested of)  :: afwerpen
shed {v} (to pour; to make flow)  :: vergieten
shed {v} (to allow to flow or fall)  :: storten
shed {v} (to radiate, cast, give off)  :: werpen
shed {n} (temporary structure to shelter something)  :: loods, schuur
sheen {n} (splendor; radiance; shininess)  :: glans {m}, glittering {f}
sheen {v} (shine; glisten)  :: glanzen, glitteren, glimmen
sheep {n} (Animal)  :: schaap {n}
sheepdog {n} (dog used for herding sheep)  :: herdershond {m}
sheepfold {n} (enclosure)  :: schapenstal {m}, schaapskooi {f}
sheepherder {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd  ::
sheepherder {n} (person herding sheep)  :: schaapsherder {m}
sheepish {adj} (shy, meek, shameful or embarrassed)  :: schaapachtig {n}
sheeple {n} (the sheeple, one of the sheeple)  :: kudde
sheer {adj} (pure) SEE: pure  ::
sheer {adj} (very thin or transparent)  :: flinterdun
sheer {adj} (straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular)  :: recht, steil
sheet {n} (sheet of paper)  :: blad {n}
sheet {n} (sheet of material)  :: blad {n}, laag {f}
sheet {n} (expanse of material on the ground)  :: laag {f}
sheet {n} (rope to adjust sail)  :: schoot
sheet {n} (bedsheet) SEE: bedsheet  ::
sheet music {n} (hand-written or printed form of musical notation)  :: partituur {f}
sheik {n} (leader of an Arab village, family or small tribe)  :: sheik {m}
sheik {n} (Islamic religious clergy)  :: sheik {m}
sheik {n} (Gulf countries: official title for members of the royal family)  :: sheik {m}
sheik {n} (1920s: romantic lover)  :: sheik {m}
Sheinwoodian {prop} (subdivision of the Silurian period)  :: Sheinwoodien
shekel {n} (sheqel) SEE: sheqel  ::
shelf {n} (structure)  :: schap {n}, rek {n}, plank {f}, legplank {f}
shelf {n} (capacity)  :: schap {n}, rek {n}
shelf {n} (projecting ledge resembling a shelf)  :: schap {n}
shelf life {n} (the length of time a product will last without deteriorating)  :: houdbaarheid
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} (covering of a nut)  :: schaal {f}, omhulsel {n}
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} (computing: general-purpose environment)  :: gebruikersomgeving {f}, shell {m}
shell {n} (psychological barrier to social interaction)  :: schulp {f}
shell {n}  :: schil {f}, schaal {f}, huls {f} {m}, omhulsel {n}
shell {n} (by extension, any mollusks having such a covering)  :: schelp {f}
shell {v} (to remove the outer covering or shell of something)  :: [fruit] schillen, [nut] kraken, [fruit or crustacean] pellen, [pea] doppen
shell {v} (to bombard, to fire projectiles at)  :: bombarderen
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}, toevluchtsoord {n}, hokje {n}, schuilplaats {c}
shelter {n} (institution)  :: opvang {c}
shenanigan {n} (shenanigans) SEE: shenanigans  ::
shenanigans {n} (deceitful tricks)  :: 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}
shepherd's purse {n} (Capsella bursa-pastoris)  :: herderstasje {n}
sheqel {n} (currency unit in Israel)  :: sjekel {m}
sherbet {n} (frozen fruit juice)  :: sorbet {n}
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 word, especially seen as a test, to distinguish someone as belonging to a particular nation, class, profession etc)  :: wachtwoord, herkenningswoord
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
shield {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet  ::
shield {n} (armor)  :: schild {n}
shield {n} (anything that protects or defends)  :: bescherming {f}, scherm {n}
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} (colloquial: a police badge)  :: badge {m}, penning {m}
shield {n} (transportation: a sign or symbol identifying a highway route.)  :: wegwijzer {m}, plaat {f}
shield {v} (to protect, to defend)  :: afschermen, beschermen, verdedigen
shield {v} (electricity: to protect from the influence of)  :: afschermen
shield {n} (toilet seat) SEE: toilet seat  ::
shielded {adj} (provided with a shield)  :: geblindeerd
shieldmaiden {n} (virgin who had chosen to fight in battle)  :: Schildmaagd
shift {n} (type of women's undergarment) SEE: slip  ::
shift {n} (change of workers)  :: ploegendienst {m}, ploegenstelsel {n}
shigellosis {n} (form of dysentery caused by intestinal infection with Shigella bacteria)  :: shigellose {f}
shiitake {n} (Lentinula edodes, an edible mushroom)  :: shiitake {m} {f}
Shiite {n} (Shi'a) SEE: Shi'a  ::
Shiite {adj} (of or pertaining to the Shi'a branch of Islam)  :: sjiitisch, sjiitische
Shiite {adj} (of or pertaining to the Shiites)  :: sjiitisch, sjiitische
shiksa {n} (non-Jewish girl)  :: sjikse {f} {n}
shimmer {v} (to shine with a veiled light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer)  :: glimmen, glinsteren
shimmer {n} (faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer)  :: glans {m}, glinstering
Shimshon {prop} (given name) SEE: Samson  ::
shin {n} (front part of the leg below the knee)  :: scheen {f}
shinbone {n} (inner bone of the hind limb below the knee)  :: scheenbeen {n}
shine {v} (to emit light)  :: schijnen, stralen
shine {v} (to reflect light)  :: glanzen, blinken
shine {v} (to distinguish oneself)  :: uitblinken
shine {v} (to be immediately apparent)  :: voor de hand liggen
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 {v} (to polish)  :: opblinken, polieren
shine {n} (slang: moonshine) SEE: moonshine  ::
shine {n} (sunshine) SEE: sunshine  ::
shiner {n} (black eye) SEE: black eye  ::
shingle {n} (small, smooth pebbles)  :: grind {n}
shingles {n} (herpes zoster)  :: gordelroos {f}
shin pad {n} (clothing)  :: scheenbeschermer {m}
shin splint {n} (painful inflammation of muscles in the shins)  :: beenvliesontsteking {f}
Shinto {prop} (religion)  :: Shintoïsme {n}
Shintoism {prop} (Shinto) SEE: Shinto  ::
shiny {adj} (reflecting light)  :: glanzend, glimmend
shiny {adj}  :: glanzend, blinkend
shiny cowbird {n} (shiny cowbird)  :: glanskoevogel
ship {n} (large water vessel)  :: schip {n}
ship {v} (to send a parcel or container)  :: verschepen, verzenden, opsturen, uitleveren
ship {v} (to send by water-borne transport)  :: verschepen
ship {v} (to pass from one person to another)  :: doorgeven
-ship {suffix} (Property or state of being)  :: -schap
shipload {n} (amount of cargo)  :: scheepsvracht {m} {f}
shipping {n} (transportation of goods)  :: verzending
ship's boat {n} (utility boat carried by a larger vessel)  :: scheepsboot {m}
shipworm {n} (Marine mollusc that bores through wood)  :: paalworm
shipwreck {n} (A ship that has sunk or run aground so that it is no longer seaworthy.)  :: scheepswrak {n}, wrak {n}
shipwreck {n} (An event where a ship sinks or runs aground.)  :: schipbreuk {f}
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)  :: ontduiken, zich drukken, zijn plicht ontlopen
shirker {n} (Someone who shirks)  :: uitslover,
shirker {n} (Someone who is lazy)  :: luiaard,
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 {n} (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)  :: poep, stront, kak, schijt
shit {n} (definite plural: diarrhea)  :: diarree, racekak
shit {n} (nonsense, bullshit)  :: gelul {n}
shit {n} (nasty, despicable person)  :: klootzak {m}, rotzak {m}
shit {n} (not anything, nothing)  :: geen reet
shit {v} (to defecate)  :: schijten
shit {v} (vulgar: to excrete (something) through the anus)  :: schijten
shit {interj} (expression of worry, failure)  :: kut!
shit-for-brains {adj} (Very stupid)  :: hersenloos
shit happens {phrase} (expression of acceptance of misfortune) SEE: such is life  ::
shithole {n} (anus) SEE: asshole  ::
shithole {n} (unpleasant person) SEE: asshole  ::
shithouse {n}  :: schijthuis {n}, schijthuisje {n}, secreet, plee {m}, schijtkot {n}
shithouse {adj} (Of poor quality) SEE: shitty  ::
shitload {n} (vulgar slang: a large amount)  :: hele hoop
shitter {n} (coarse slang for the anus) SEE: anus  ::
shitty {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
shitty {adj} (high) SEE: high  ::
shitty {adj} (Of such poor quality as to resemble shit)  :: schijt-, stront-
shiv {n} (knife)  :: mes
shiv {v} (stab)  :: steken
shive {n} (slice)  :: schijf {c}, snee {f}, snede {f}
shive {n} (obsolete: splinter)  :: splinter {m}, pluisje {n}
shiver {v} (to tremble or shake)  :: rillen, bibberen
Shlomo {prop} (given name) SEE: Solomon  ::
Shoah {prop} (the systematic mass murder of 6 million Jews) SEE: Holocaust  ::
shoal {n} (sandbank)  :: zandbank {c}
shoal {n} (group of fish)  :: school {f}
shock {n} (sudden, heavy impact)  :: schok {m}, shock {m}
shock {n} (electric shock)  :: schok {m}
shock {n} (life-threatening medical emergency)  :: shock {m}
shock {n} (tuft or bunch)  :: pluk {m}
shock {n}  :: schok
shock absorber {n} (device to absorb shocks)  :: schokdemper {m}
shock wave {n} (A powerful compression wave)  :: schokgolf {m}
shoddy {adj} (of poor quality)  :: nagemaakt
shoe {n} (protective covering for the foot)  :: schoen {m}
shoe {n} (something resembling a shoe (e.g. brake shoe))  :: schoen {m}
shoe {v} (to put horseshoes on a horse)  :: beslaan
shoe {v}  :: schoenen aantrekken, schoeien
shoe {n} (piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse’s foot) SEE: horseshoe  ::
shoehorn {n} (tool used to assist the foot)  :: schoenlepel {m}, schoenaantrekker {m}, schoentrekker {m}, schoenhoorn {m}
shoehorn {v} (to use a shoehorn)  :: een schoenlepel gebruiken
shoehorn {v} (to exert great effort to insert or include something)  :: proppen, persen
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}
shoe shop {n} (a shop that sells footwear and related items)  :: schoenenwinkel
shoe store {n} (shoe shop) SEE: shoe shop  ::
shofar {n} (ram’s-horn trumpet)  :: sjofar {m}
shoo {v} (usher) SEE: usher  ::
shoo-in {n} (candidate that is the presumptive winner)  :: gedoodverfde winnaar, kat in't bakkie
shoot {v} (to fire a shot)  :: schieten
shoot {v} (to fire multiple shots)  :: schieten
shoot {v} (to hit with a shot)  :: schieten
shoot {n} (emerging stem and embryonic leaves of a new plant)  :: scheut {f}, spruit {f}
shoot {interj} (expressing disdain)  :: stik
shooter {n} (person)  :: schutter {m}
shooting {n} (instance of shooting)  :: schietpartij {f}
shooting star {n} (meteor)  :: vallende ster {m} {f}
shooting star {n} (flowering plant)  :: twaalfgodenkruid
shoot one's mouth off {v} (make reckless or exaggerated statements)  :: overdrijven
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
shop {v} (to digitally edit a picture or photograph) SEE: photoshop  ::
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 up {v} (to reinforce (something at risk of failure))  :: versterken
short {adj} (having a small distance between ends or edges)  :: kort
short {adj} (of a person, of comparatively little height)  :: klein
short {adj} (having little duration)  :: kort
short {adj}  :: [1] kort, [1] korte, [1] dicht, [1] dichte
short {v} (shortchange) SEE: shortchange  ::
shortage {n}  :: krapte {f}, tekort {n}
shortchange {v} (to defraud someone by giving them less change than they ought to be given after a transaction)  :: te weinig wisselgeld terugkrijgen
shortchange {v} (to deprive someone of something for which they payed)  :: iemand afzetten, bedriegen
short circuit {n} (unintentional connection)  :: kortsluiting {f}
shortcrust pastry {n} (pastry without leavening agent)  :: kruimeldeeggebak {n}
shortcut {n} (keyboard shortcut) SEE: keyboard shortcut  ::
short-haired bumblebee {n} (Bombus subterraneus)  :: donkere tuinhommel {f}
shortness of breath {n} (dyspnea)  :: benauwdheid
short of {phrase} (except) SEE: except  ::
shorts {n} (plural of short) SEE: short  ::
shorts {n} (pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees)  :: hotpants
short-sighted {adj} (myopic) SEE: myopic  ::
short story {n} (work of fiction)  :: kort verhaal {n}
short-tailed hawk {n} (Buteo brachyurus)  :: kortstaartbuizerd
short-tailed parrot {n} (Graydidascalus brachyurus)  :: kortstaartpapegaai
short-tailed weasel {n} (Mustela erminea) SEE: ermine  ::
short-term {adj} (of the near or immediate future)  :: op kort termijn
short-term {adj} (of a short duration of time)  :: kortdurend, kortlopend
shortwave {adj} (of radio waves)  :: kortegolf {f}
Shoshone {prop} (Amerind people)  :: Shoshone
Shoshone {prop} (Amerind language)  :: Shoshone
shot {adj} (worn out)  :: versleten
shot {adj} (tired, weary)  :: uitgeput
shot {n} (result of launching a projectile)  :: schot {n}
shot {n} (launching of a ball or similar object toward a goal)  :: schot {n}
shot {n} (heavy iron ball used for the shot put)  :: kogel {m}
shot {n} (small metal balls used as ammunition)  :: hagel {m}
Shota {prop} (male given name)  :: Sjota
shot glass {n} (small glass)  :: borrelglas {n}
shotgun {n} (gun)  :: hagelgeweer {n}, jachtgeweer {n}, buks {m} {f}
shotgun wedding {n} (wedding in which the bride is pregnant)  :: moetje {n}
shot put {n} (athletics event)  :: kogelstoten {n}
should {v} (If; in case of)  :: mochten
should {v} (expressing obligation)  :: moeten, zou moeten
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 bag {n} (bag suspended from the shoulder)  :: schoudertas {m} {f}
shoulder blade {n} (bone)  :: schouderblad {n}
shoulder pad {n} (type of padding)  :: schoudervulling {f}
shout {n} (a loud burst of voice)  :: schreeuw {m}
shout {v} (to utter a sudden and loud outcry)  :: schreeuwen
shove {v} (push roughly)  :: schuiven
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 {v} (to display)  :: tonen, laten zien, vertonen, showen
show {v} (to indicate (a fact) to be true)  :: aantonen, demonstreren, bewijzen
show {n} (entertainment)  :: show, voorstelling
show {n} (exhibition)  :: tentoonstelling, expositie
showcase {n} (a setting for displaying something favorably)  :: vitrine {f}
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 spray with)  :: besproeien
shower {v} (to bathe using a shower)  :: douchen, een douche nemen, een stortbad nemen
shower curtain {n} (waterproof curtain)  :: douchegordijn {n}
shower head {n} (part of a shower where the water comes out)  :: douchekop {m}
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} (vote by raising a hand)  :: hoofdelijke stemming
show trial {n} (trial held for appearance's sake)  :: showproces {n}
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)  :: klauwier {m}, klapekster {m}
shrill {adj} (high-pitched and piercing)  :: schel
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
shrink {v} (intransitive: to contract, to become smaller)  :: krimpen
shrink {v} (transitive: to cause something to shrink)  :: krimpen
shrink {v}  :: krimpen
shrink {n} (psychiatrist or therapist (informal, belittling))  :: zielenknijper {m}, zielknijper {m}
shrive {v} (confess) SEE: confess  ::
shroom {n} (mushroom) SEE: mushroom  ::
shroom {n} (hallucinogenic fungus) SEE: magic mushroom  ::
shroud {n} (dress for the dead)  :: lijkwade {f}, lijkgewaad {f}, doodskleed {n}, lijkdoek {m}
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
shun {v} (to avoid)  :: ontwijken
shun {v}  :: mijden, schuwen
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
shut one's trap {v} (shut up) SEE: shut up  ::
shutter {n} (protective panels over windows)  :: luik {n}
shutter {n} (part of a camera)  :: sluiter {m}
shuttlecock {n} (badminton ball)  :: shuttle {m}, pluimbal {m}, vederbal {m}
shut up {v} (intransitive: to stop talking or making noise)  :: zwijgen, stilvallen
shut up {v} (imperative: "Shut up!", see also: hold one's tongue)  :: hou je kop, kop dicht, hou je smoel, hou je bek
shut up {v} ("I don't believe it!")  :: ga weg!, dat meen je niet!, nooit!
shut up {v}  :: ophouden, mond houden, bek dicht, klep dicht, hou je muil
shvitz {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
shy {adj} (easily frightened)  :: schuchter, bedeesd, schroomvallig, timide, verlegen
shy {adj} (reserved)  :: gereserveerd
shy {adj} (cautious)  :: verstandig, voorzichtig
shy {adj} (short, less than)  :: klein
shy {adj} (embarrassed)  :: verlegen, beschroomd, bedeesd
shy {adj}  :: verlegen, schuchter, schuchtere, gegeneerd, gegeneerde
shy {v} (to jump back in fear)  :: terugspringen
shy {v} (to fling)  :: gooien, werpen, weggooien
shy {n} (act of throwing)  :: worp {f}, aangooi {f}
shy {n} (place for throwing)  :: gooiplek {f}, gooiplaats {f}
shylock {v} (to lend at exorbitant rates)  :: woekerlenen
shylock {n} (loan shark) SEE: loan shark  ::
Siamese {n} (Siamese cat)  :: siamees
Siamese cat {n} (mammal)  :: siamees
sib {n} (sibling) SEE: sibling  ::
sib {n} (kindred) SEE: kin  ::
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)  :: brus, broer/broeder {m}, zus/zuster {f}
sibling-in-law {n} (sibling-in-law)  :: schoonbrus
sibylline {adj} (pertaining to a sibyl)  :: sibillijns
sibylline {adj} (clairvoyant)  :: helderziend, sibillijns
sic {adv} (thus, thus written)  :: sic
siccity {n} (dryness) SEE: dryness  ::
Sicilian {adj} (relating to Sicily or its inhabitants)  :: Siciliaans
Sicilian {prop} (language)  :: Siciliaans {n}
Sicilian {n} (person)  :: Siciliaan {m}, Siciliaanse {f}
Sicilian {n} (chess opening) SEE: Sicilian Defence  ::
Sicilian Defence {n} (chess opening)  :: Siciliaans {n}
Sicily {prop} (island)  :: Sicilië {n}
sick {n} (sick people)  :: zieke {m} {f}, zieken {p}
sick {adj} (ill) SEE: ill  ::
sick bay {n} (room where basic medical supplies are kept and medical attention can be sought)  :: ziekenboeg {m}
sickbed {n} (a bed used by a person who is sick)  :: ziekbed {n}
sickening {adj} (causing sickness or disgust)  :: ziekmakend, misselijkmakend, walgelijk
sickle {n} (agricultural implement)  :: sikkel {f}, zichel {f}, zicht {f}
sickle {adj}  :: sikkel de
sick leave {n} (a type of leave from work)  :: ziekteverlof {n}
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  ::
sick man of Europe {prop} (Ottoman Empire)  :: zieke man van Europa {m}
sickness {n} (the quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady)  :: ziekte {f}
sickness {n} (nausea; qualmishness; as, sickness of stomach)  :: misselijkheid {f}
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} (surface of a sheet of paper)  :: bladzijde {f}, pagina {f}, kant {m}
side {n} (region in a specified position with respect to something)  :: kant {m}, zijde {f}
side {n} (one possible aspect of a concept)  :: kant {m}, zijde {f}
side {n} (set of opponents in a game)  :: kant {m}, ploeg {f}
side {n} (television channel) SEE: channel  ::
sideband {n} (band of frequencies on each side of the frequency of a carrier wave)  :: zijband
sideboard {n} (sideburns) SEE: sideburns  ::
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
side effect {n} (unintended consequence of any action)  :: nevenwerking {f}, neveneffect {n}
side effect {n} (medicine: an adverse effect)  :: nevenwerking {f}
sideproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct  ::
sidereal day {n} (day of sidereal time)  :: siderische dag {m}
sidereal year {n} (orbital period)  :: siderisch jaar {n}
side-striped jackal {n} (side-striped jackal)  :: gestreepte jakhals
sidewalk {n} (paved footpath)  :: stoep {f} {m}, trottoir {n}, voetpad {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} (lavatory) SEE: toilet  ::
siege {n} (military blockade of settlement)  :: belegering {f}, beleg {n}
siege {v} (besiege) SEE: besiege  ::
siegecraft {n} (science)  :: belegerkunde {f}
siege piece {n} (obsidional coin) SEE: obsidional coin  ::
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 and smaller objects)  :: zeef {f}
sieve {v} (to strain, sift or sort using a sieve)  :: zeven
sift {v} (to sieve or strain (something))  :: zift
sift {v} (to separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving)  :: ziften
sift {v} (to examine (something) carefully)  :: ziften, zeven
sigh {n} (act of sighing)  :: zucht {m}
sigh {n} (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
sigh {interj} (expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, frustration or the like)  :: zucht
sight {n} (something seen)  :: aanblik
sight {n} (something worth seeing)  :: bezienswaardigheid
sight {n} (device used in aiming a firearm)  :: vizier
sight {n} (eyesight) SEE: eyesight  ::
sight for sore eyes {n} (a pleasing sight)  :: lust voor het oog
sighting {n} (act of catching sight of something, especially something searched for)  :: waarneming
sightseeing {n} (tourism)  :: sightseeing {m} {f}
sigil {n} (seal, signature or signet)  :: zegel {n}
sigma {n} (letter of the Greek alphabet)  :: sigma {m}
sign {n} (visible indication)  :: teken
sign {n} (flat object bearing a message)  :: bord, markering, bordje {n}
sign {n} (math: positive or negative polarity)  :: teken
sign {n} (linguistic unit in sign language)  :: gebaar, teken
sign {n} (sign language in general[sign language, see also: )  :: gebarentaal
sign {n} (omen, see also: omen)  :: voorteken, teken
sign {n} (meaningful gesture)  :: teken
sign {n} (any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols)  :: speciaal 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} (sign made to give notice)  :: signaal {n}, sein {n}
signal {n} (device to give indication)  :: sein {n}
signal {n} (telecommunication: electric or electromagnetic action that conveys information)  :: signaal {n}
signature {n} (person’s autograph name)  :: handtekening
signature {n} (printing: four or multiple of four pages folded to form a 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 digit {n} (digit)  :: beduidend cijfer {n}
significantly {adv} (in a significant manner: notably)  :: 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
sign of the cross {n} (gesture)  :: kruisteken {n}
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 {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}
silence {interj} (common imperative instructing the addressed to remain silent)  :: stilte!
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"]
silent {adj} (to refrain from speaking) SEE: be silent  ::
silent as the grave {adj} (to say absolutely nothing)  :: stil als het graf, doodstil
silently {adv} (in a silent manner; making no noise)  :: stilletjes
Silesia {prop} (region)  :: Silezië
Silesian {n} (Slavic language)  :: Silezisch {n}
Silesian {n} (inhabitant of Silesia)  :: Sileziër {m}
silhouette {n} (representation of the outlines of an object filled in with a black color)  :: silhouet {n}
silicon {n} (non-metallic element)  :: silicium {n}
silicon dioxide {n} (SiO2)  :: silicium dioxyde
silicone {n} (any of a class of inert compounds of silicon)  :: silicone {n}
silk {n} (fiber)  :: zijde {f} (from silk worm); rag {n}, spinrag {n} (from spider)
silk {n} (fabric)  :: zijde {f}, zijdedoek {m}
silken {adj} (made of silk)  :: zijden
Silk Road {prop} (routes used by silk traders across Europe, Asia and northern Africa)  :: zijderoute {m}
silkworm {n} (caterpillar)  :: zijdevlinderrups {f}, zijderups {f}
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} (playful, giggly)  :: ondeugend, gek
silly {adj} (pejorative: simple, not intelligent, unrefined)  :: dom, stom
silly goose {n} (silly person)  :: domme gans {f}
silly season {n} (period when news media tend to place increased emphasis on reporting bizarre stories)  :: komkommertijd
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 {n} (metal)  :: zilver {n}
silver {n} (cutlery/silverware)  :: bestek {n}
silver {n} (items made of silver or other white metal)  :: zilverwerk {n}
silver {n} (color/colour)  :: zilver {n}, zilverkleur {f}
silver {adj} (made from silver)  :: zilveren
silver {adj} (having a color/colour like silver)  :: zilverkleurig, zilverkleurige
silverback {n} (mature male gorilla)  :: zilverrug {m}
silver carp {n} (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix)  :: zilverkarper {m}
silverfish {n} (type of bristletail)  :: zilvervisje
silvern {adj} (made from silver) SEE: silver  ::
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)  :: stoven, sudderen
simmer {v} ((transitive) to cause to cook or undergo heating slowly)  :: Dutch: stoven, sudderen
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)  :: samoem {m}
simple {adj} (uncomplicated)  :: eenvoudig, simpel
simple {adj} (simple-minded)  :: achterlijk, simpel
simple fraction {n} (type of fraction) SEE: common fraction  ::
simple future {n} (future tense)  :: onvoltooid toekomende tijd
simple past {n} (the simple past tense)  :: 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} (occurring 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} (misdeed)  :: zonde {f}
sin {n}  :: zonde {f}
since {adv} (from a specified time in the past)  :: sindsdien
since {prep} (from (time))  :: sinds, sedert
since {conj} (from the time that)  :: sinds, sedert
since {conj} (because)  :: aangezien, omdat
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} (tendon) SEE: tendon  ::
sinew {n} (strength)  :: spierkracht, sterkte
sinew {n} (source of acquiring strength)  :: wilskracht
sinful {adj} (evil) SEE: evil  ::
sinful {adj} (constituting sin)  :: zondig
sing {v} (to produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice)  :: zingen
sing along {n}  :: meezang {f}
sing along {v} (sing at the same time)  :: meezingen
Singapore {prop} (Republic of Singapore)  :: Singapore {n}
Singaporean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Singapore)  :: Singaporees
Singaporean {n} (a person from Singapore)  :: Singaporees
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 who is not married)  :: vrijgezel
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} (sleeveless shirt)  :: onderhemd {n}
singleton {n} (playing card)  :: blote kaart {f}, singleton {m}
singleton {n} (single object)  :: enkeling {m}
singleton {n} (computing: class)  :: singleton {n}
singleton {n} (math: set)  :: singleton {n}, eenelementige verzameling {f}
single transferable vote {n} (voting system)  :: enkelvoudige overdraagbare stem
singular {adj} (being the only one of a kind)  :: enig, enige
singular {adj} (distinguished by superiority)  :: uitzonderlijk, opmerkelijk, opmerkelijke
singular {adj} (being out of the ordinary)  :: ongewoon
singular {adj} (grammar: referring to only one thing)  :: enkelvoudig, enkelvoudige
singular {adj} (linear algebra: of matrix: having no inverse)  :: singulier
singular {n} (grammar: form of a word that refers to only one thing)  :: enkelvoud {n}
singularity {n} (peculiar state or occurrence)  :: bijzonderheid {f}
singularity {n} (point where all lines meet)  :: vluchtpunt {n}
singularity {n} (point where infinite value is reached)  :: singulariteit {f}
singularity {n} (mathematics: value for which a derivative does not exist)  :: singulariteit {f}
singularity {n} (physics: point of infinite density)  :: singulariteit {f}
sinicization {n} (process of sinicising)  :: sinificatie
sinistromanual {adj} (left-handed) SEE: left-handed  ::
sink {v} (descend into liquid, etc)  :: zinken
sink {v} (submerge)  :: onderdompelen
sink {v} (cause (ship, etc) to sink)  :: zinken
sink {n} (basin)  :: gootsteen {m}, afwasbak {m}
sinless {adj} (without sin)  :: zondeloos
sinner {n} (person who has sinned)  :: zondaar {m}
Sino-Tibetan {adj} (related to Chinese and Tibetan)  :: Sino-Tibetaans
Sint Maarten {prop} (Island)  :: Sint Maarten
siphon {n} (a bent pipe or tube with one end lower than the other)  :: hevel
sir {n} (man of a higher rank or position)  :: heer {m}, meneer {m}
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}
sire {n} (lord, master, or person in authority)  :: sire
sire {n} (male animal)  :: dekhengst
sire {v} (to procreate)  :: verwekken
siren {n} (nymph of Greek mythology)  :: sirene {f}
siren {n} (device for making a sound alarm)  :: sirene {f}
siren {n} (dangerously seductive woman)  :: sirene {f}
Sirius {prop}  :: Sirius
sirloin {n} (cut of beef)  :: lendestuk {n}, lendenstuk {n}
sirup {n} (syrup) SEE: syrup  ::
siskin {n} (small European finch) SEE: Eurasian siskin  ::
sissify {v} (To make sissy; to emasculate.)  :: verwijven, ontmannen
sister {n} (woman or girl having the same parents)  :: zus {f}, zuster {f}
sister {n} (a nun; a female member of a religious community)  :: zus {f}, zuster {f}, kloosterzuster, non
sister {n} (senior nurse)  :: zuster {f}, verpleegster
sisterhood {n} (state of being sisters)  :: zusterschap {f}
sisterhood {n} (quality of being sisterly)  :: zusterschap {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's sister)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's sister)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (brother's wife)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's brother's wife)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's brother's wife)  :: schoonzus {f}, schoonzuster {f}
sister ship {n} (ship built to the same design)  :: zusterschip {n}
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} (move oneself into such a position)  :: 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-in {n} (type of protest)  :: zitprotest {n}
sitting room {n} (living room) SEE: living room  ::
situate {v}  :: situeren
situation {n} (position vis-à-vis surroundings)  :: situatie
situation {n} (one's status with regard to circumstances)  :: situatie
situation {n} (state of affairs)  :: situatie
situation {n}  :: situatie {f}, ligging {f}, toestand {m}
situation comedy {n} (episodic comedy television program, see also: sitcom)  :: situatie komedie
six {num} (cardinal number)  :: zes
six hundred {num} (cardinal number 600)  :: zeshonderd
six of one, half a dozen of the other {proverb} (two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent)  :: lood om oud ijzer [lead instead of old iron]
six-pack {n} (highly developed set of abdominal muscles)  :: wasbord {n}
sixteen {num} (cardinal number 16)  :: zestien {f}
sixteenth {num} (the ordinal form of the number sixteen)  :: zestiende
sixth {adj} (ordinal form of the number six)  :: zesde
sixties {n} (decade of the 1960s)  :: jaren zestig {n-p}, jaren 60 {n-p}, jaren 1960 {n-p}
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} (sex position)  :: standje 69
sixty-nine {n}  :: negenenzestig
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
size {n} (dimensions or magnitude of a thing)  :: grootte {f}
size {n}  :: maat {f}, grootte {f}
sizzle {v} (to make the sound of water hitting a hot surface)  :: sissen
sizzle {v} (to be exciting or dazzling)  :: zinderen
skandha {n} (any of the five aspects constituting the sentient being in Buddhism)  :: khandha
skate {n} (runner)  :: schaats {m} {f}
skate {n} (ice skate or roller skate)  :: schaats {m} {f}
skate {n} (act of skating or ice skating)  :: schaatsen
skate {v} (to move along a surface (ice or ground) using skates)  :: schaatsen
skate {v} (to skateboard)  :: skaten, skateboarden
skate {v}  :: schaatsen
skateboard {n} (platform on wheels)  :: skateboard {n}
skateboard {v} (to use a skateboard)  :: skateboarden
skater {n} (person who skates)  :: schaatser {m}, skater {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}
skeleton {n} (system that provides support to an organism)  :: skelet {n}, geraamte {n}
skeleton {n} (frame that provides support to a building)  :: skelet {n}, geraamte {n}
skeleton {n} (very thin person)  :: skelet {n}, vel over vlees
skeleton in the closet {n} (shameful secret) SEE: skeleton in the cupboard  ::
skeleton in the cupboard {n} (shameful secret)  :: lijk in de kast {n}
skeleton key {n} (a key that opens a range of locks)  :: loper {m}
skeptic {n} (someone who habitually doubts beliefs and claims)  :: scepticus {m}
skeptical {adj} (having, or expressing doubt)  :: sceptisch
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} (quick freehand drawing)  :: schets {c}
sketchbook {n} (book or pad with blank pages for sketching)  :: schetsboek {n}
skew {adj} (neither perpendicular nor parallel)  :: scheef
skew {v} (to bias or distort 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} (property of being skew)  :: scheefte
skewness {n} (measure of the asymmetry)  :: scheefheid
ski {n} (one of a pair of long flat runners designed for gliding over snow)  :: ski {m}
ski {v} (to move on skis)  :: skiën
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}, roeiboot
skilful {adj} (possessing skill, skilled)  :: bedreven, geschoold, vaardig, geschikt, bekwaam
skilfulness {n} (the state or condition of being skilful)  :: behendigheid {f}, handigheid {f}
skill {n} (capacity to do something well)  :: bekwaamheid {f}, vaardigheid {f}
skilled {adj}  :: bedreven
skillet {n} (pan for frying)  :: braadpan, bakpan
skillet {n} (dish or meal cooked in such a pan)  :: eenpansgerecht
skillful {adj} (possessing skill)  :: bedreven, vaardig
skim {v} (throw an object so it bounces on water)  :: ketsen
skim {v} (ricochet)  :: afketsen
skim {v} (read quickly, skipping some detail)  :: doorbladeren, diagonaal lezen
skim {v} (scrape off; remove (something) from a surface)  :: afschrapen, afromen
skim {v} (remove cream)  :: afromen
skim {adj} (having lowered fat content)  :: afgeroomd
skimmed milk {n} (skim milk) SEE: skim milk  ::
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} (outer protective of the body of a person or animal)  :: huid {f}, vel {n}
skin {n} (skin and fur of an animal used by humans)  :: huid {f}, bont {n}, pels {f}
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} (rolling paper for cigarettes)  :: blaadje {n}, vloeitje {n}
skin {n} (skinhead (clipping of))  :: skin {m}
skin {n}  :: 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}
skin color {n} (color of human skin)  :: huidskleur {f}
skin-deep {adj} (superficial)  :: oppervlakkig
skinflint {n} (one who is excessively stingy or cautious with money)  :: vrek {m} {f}, gierigaard {m}
skinhead {n} (someone with a shaved head)  :: kaalgeknipt
skinny {adj} (thin)  :: mager
skinny-dip {v} (swim in the nude)  :: naaktzwemmen
skinny dipping {n} (practice of swimming in the nude)  :: naaktzwemmen
skint {adj} (penniless, poor, impecunious, broke)  :: aan den arme
skip {v} (to move by hopping on alternate feet)  :: huppelen, hinkelen, hoppen
skip {v} (to omit or disregard intermediate items or stages)  :: overslaan
skip {v} (not to attend)  :: overslaan
skipper {n} (master of a ship)  :: schipper {m}, kapitein {m}
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} (to be on or from the border of)  :: begrenzen
skirt {v}  :: omzomen, omcirkelen
skirting board {n} (panel between floor and interior wall)  :: plint {f}, voetlijst {f}
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  ::
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}
skull {n} (death's-head, skull)  :: doodskop {m}
skunk {n} (animal)  :: stinkdier
skunk {n} (skunkweed) SEE: marijuana  ::
sky {n} (atmosphere above a point)  :: hemel {m}, lucht {c}
sky {n} (specific view, condition)  :: hemel {m}, firmament {n}
sky {n} (heaven)  :: hemel {m}
sky burial {n} (a Tibetan funeral practice)  :: luchtbegrafenis, hemelbegrafenis
skyclad {adj} (nude) SEE: nude  ::
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}
skype {v} (make a Skype telephone call)  :: skypen
skyrocket {n} (pocket) SEE: pocket  ::
skyscraper {n} (tall building)  :: wolkenkrabber {m}
slack {n} (small coal, coal dust)  :: slak {m} {f}
slack {adj} (not tense)  :: slap
slack {adj} (weak)  :: week
slack {adj} (not using due diligence or care)  :: slecht gemaakt
slack {adj} (not rapid or pressing)  :: tam
slack {v} (to procrastinate)  :: treuzelen
slacken {v} (to make less taut) SEE: loosen  ::
slackness {n} (state of being slack)  :: slapte
slag {n} (the impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore)  :: slak
slag {n} (a woman (sometimes a man) who has loose morals relating to sex)  :: del
slam {v} (to shut with sudden force and noise)  :: toeslagen
slander {n} (false or unsupported spoken malicious statement)  :: laster {m}, smaad
slander {v} (utter a slanderous statement)  :: smaden
slanderer {n} (One who slanders)  :: roddelaar, lasteraar
slanderous {adj} (Both untrue and harmful to a reputation)  :: lasterlijk
slang {n} (jargon) SEE: jargon  ::
slang {n}  :: Bargoens {n}, dialect {n}
slang {n} (cant) SEE: cant  ::
slant {n} (typography: slash) SEE: slash  ::
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
slapper {n} (prostitute)  :: hoer {f}
slapper {n} (female of loose morals)  :: slet {f}
slash {n} (typography: / symbol)  :: schuine streep {f}
slash and burn {n} (technique)  :: brandlandbouw, hakken en branden
slat {n} (thin, narrow strip)  :: lamel
slate {adj} (bluish-grey/gray like slate)  :: leigrijs
slate {n} (rock)  :: lei {n}, leisteen {n}
slate {n} (colour/color)  :: leigrijs {n}
slate {n} (sheet of slate for writing on)  :: lei {n}, schoolbord {n}
slate {n} (tile)  :: lei {n}, leisteen {m}
slate {n} (record of money owed)  :: bon, [Flemish] poef {f}
slate {n} (list of candidates for an election)  :: kandidatenlijst {f}
slate {v} (criticise/criticize harshly)  :: afmaken, met de grond gelijk maken
slate {v} (schedule)  :: plannen, vastleggen op, voor
slate {v} (destine)  :: voorzien, voorbestemmen
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 many people)  :: slachtpartij, bloedbad {n}, afslachting {f}
slaughter {v} (to butcher animals, generally for food (also kosher and halal rituals))  :: slachten
slaughter {v} (to massacre people in large numbers)  :: afslachten
slaughter {v} (to kill in a particularly brutal manner)  :: 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}
slaver {v} (to drool saliva)  :: kwijlen, zabberen
slaver {n} (slave trader)  :: slavenhandelaar {m}
slaver {n} (slave ship)  :: slavenhaler {m}, slavenschip {n}
slavery {n} (institution or practice of owning human beings)  :: slavernij {f}
slavery {n} (condition of servitude endured by a slave)  :: 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
Slavonia {prop} (region of Croatia)  :: Slavonië
Slavonic {adj} (Slavic) SEE: Slavic  ::
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 {v} (to rest in state of reduced consciousness)  :: slapen
sleep {v} (to accommodate)  :: te slapen leggen, onderbrengen
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 disorder {n} (medical disorder of sleep patterns)  :: slaapstoornis {f}
sleeper {n} (someone who sleeps)  :: slaper {m}
sleeper {n} (railroad sleeping car) SEE: sleeping car  ::
sleeper {n} (railroad tie) SEE: railroad tie  ::
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
sleeplessness {n} (property of being sleepless)  :: slapeloosheid
sleep like a log {v} (to sleep well, without disturbance)  :: slapen als een blok
sleep tight {interj} (good night)  :: welterusten, slaapwel, trusten
sleepwalking {n} (act of walking while not conscious or aware of it, during sleep)  :: slaapwandelen {n}
sleepy {adj} (feeling the need for sleep)  :: slaperig
sleepy head {n} (a sleepy person) SEE: sleepyhead  ::
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
sleet {v} (to be in a state in which sleet is falling)  :: gijzelen
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} (skill)  :: vingervlugheid
sleight of hand {n} (performance)  :: goocheltoer
slender {adj} (thin)  :: slank
slender-horned gazelle {n} (Gazella leptoceros)  :: duingazelle {m}
sleuth {n} (bloodhound)  :: bloedhond {m}
sleuth {n} (detective)  :: speurder {m}, speurneus {m}, detective {m}, detectief {m} [informal], rechercheur {m}
sleuth {v} (detective)  :: naspeuren, schaduwen
slew {n} (a large amount)  :: een groot aantal
slew {n} (the act, or process of slaying)  :: slachtpartij
slew {n} (device used for slaying)  :: moordwapen
slew {n} (change of position)  :: ommekeer
slew {v} (to rotate or turn something about its axis)  :: omkeren, draaien
slew {v} (to veer a vehicle)  :: zwenken
slew {v} (To insert extra ticks or skip some ticks of a clock to slowly correct its time)  :: instellen, regelen
slew {v} (to pivot)  :: omwentelen, draaien
slew {v} (to skid)  :: schuiven, slippen
slew {v} (to move something (usually a railway line) sideways)  :: verschuiven
slew {v} (to make a public mockery of someone through insult or wit)  :: iemand te kakken zetten
slice {n} (thin, broad piece cut off)  :: plak {n}, schijf {n}
slick {n} (A covering of liquid, particularly oil)  :: slijk {n}
slide {v} (to cause to move in contact with a surface)  :: slepen, schuiven
slide {v} (to move in continuous contact with a surface)  :: glijden
slide {v} (to move with low friction)  :: glijden
slide {v} (to lose balance)  :: uitglijden
slide {n} (item of play equipment)  :: glijbaan {f}, schuifaf {f}
slide {n} (rubble, earth and stones moving down)  :: lawine {f}
slide {n} (lever)  :: schuif {f}
slide {n} (valve in eg. a trombone)  :: ventiel {n}
slide {n} (transparent image for projecting)  :: dia {m}, slide {m}
slide {n} (microscope slide)  :: voorwerpglaasje {n}, objectglaasje {n}
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} (like slime; glutinous)  :: slijmerig
slimy {adj} (underhanded)  :: achterbaks
sling {v} (to throw)  :: slingeren, werpen, ophangen
sling {n} (instrument for throwing)  :: slinger
sling {n} (bandage)  :: verband
sling {n}  :: slinger, zwaai, draagband
slingshot {n} (Y-shaped stick)  :: katapult {m}
slink {v} (sneak about furtively)  :: sluipen
slip {n} (nautical: space for a ship to moor) SEE: berth  ::
slip {n} (small piece of paper)  :: stukje papier {n}, reep {m}
slip {v} (to lose one's traction)  :: slippen, uitglijden, falen
slip {v} (to err)  :: falen
slip {n} (act of slipping)  :: slip {m}
slip {n} (women’s undergarment)  :: onderjurk {f}
slip {n} (medicine: return to previous behaviour)  :: herval {n}
slip of the tongue {n} (mistake in speech)  :: verspreking {f}
slipped disc {n} (protruding vertebral disc)  :: 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}
slit {n} (narrow cut or opening; a slot)  :: spleet {f}, gleuf {f}
slit {n} (vulgar, slang: opening of the vagina)  :: spleet {f}
slit {n} (vulgar, slang: a derogatory name for a woman, usually a sexually loose woman; a prostitute)  :: slet {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
sloe {n} (tree Prunus spinosa) SEE: blackthorn  ::
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}
slothful {adj} (lazy, sluggish)  :: lui
slot machine {n} (vending machine) SEE: vending machine  ::
slot machine {n} (any coin-operated machine)  :: automaat {m}
slot machine {n} (gambling machine)  :: speelautomaat {m}, fruitautomaat {m}, gokautomaat {m}, gokkast {c}
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 {prop} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
Slovenian {n} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
slovenly {adj} (having an untidy appearance; unkempt)  :: slordig, onverzorgd
slovenly {adj} (dirty, unwashed; disorderly)  :: vuil, slordig
slovenly {adj} (careless or negligent; sloppy)  :: 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
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
slow motion {n} (film stretched in time)  :: slow motion {m}
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}
slug {n} (gastropod)  :: slak {f}, wijngaardslak {f}, naaktslak {f}
slug {n} (lazy person) SEE: sluggard  ::
sluggard {n} (lazy or idle person)  :: luiaard
sluggish {adj} (slow; having little motion)  :: langzaam
sluggishness {n} (the property of being sluggish)  :: traag, sloom
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 sleepover)  :: 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} (symbol indicating a legato passage)  :: legatoboog
slurp {v} (eat or drink noisily)  :: slurpen, slorpen
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 {v} (to strike a child as a form of discipline) SEE: spank  ::
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
smaller {adj} (comparative of small)  :: kleiner
smallest room {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
small hours {n} (very early morning)  :: kleine uurtjes {p}
small intestine {n} (upper part of the intestine)  :: dunne darm {m}
small pica {n}  :: mediaan, Rheinländer, dessendiaan
smallpox {n} (disease)  :: pokken {c}
small screen {n} (broadcast or cable television screen)  :: kleine scherm {n}
smaragdine {n} (emerald) SEE: emerald  ::
smart {adj} (exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books)  :: slim
Smartism {n} (denomination of the Hindu religion)  :: Smartisme
smartness {n} (the state or quality of being smart)  :: leepheid {f}
smartphone {n} (electronic handheld device)  :: smartphone {m}
smash {n} (sound of a violent impact)  :: klap, dreun
smash {n} (colloquial: something very successful)  :: voltreffer
smash {n} (in tennis)  :: smash
smashing {adj} (wonderful)  :: indrukwekkend, verpletterend
smattering {n} (superficial knowledge)  :: greintje {n}
smattering {n} (small number)  :: handvol {n}
SME {initialism} (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise)  :: kmo {f}
smear {v} (to spread (a substance))  :: smeren, uitsmeren
smear {v} (to spread (a surface) with a substance)  :: insmeren
smear {v} (to damage someone's reputation by slandering, making false accusations)  :: lasteren
smear {n} (Pap smear) SEE: Pap smear  ::
smear test {n} (gynaecology: screening test)  :: uitstrijkje {n}
smegma {n} (sebaceous secretion)  :: smegma {m}
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}  :: smelten, versmelten
smelt {n} (production of metal, especially iron, from ore) SEE: smelting  ::
smelting {n} (process of melting or fusion, especially to extract a metal from its ore)  :: wegsmelten, smelten {n}
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
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
smite {v} (to strike down or kill with godly force)  :: doden
smith {n} (craftsperson who works metal, see also: blacksmith)  :: smid {m}
Smith {prop} (surnames derived from the equivalents of “smith”)  :: Smit, Smid
Smith {prop} (most common surnames by language)  :: Jansen, De Jong, De Vries
smithereens {n} (Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items)  :: gruzelementen {p}
smithsonite {n} (mineral)  :: smithsoniet
smithy {n} (forge) SEE: forge  ::
smock mill {n} (windmill with rotating cap)  :: bovenkruier {m}
smog {n} (urban air pollution)  :: smog {m}
smoke {n} (visible particles and vapour given off by burning material)  :: rook {m}, walm {m}
smoke {n}  :: sigaret {f} (doesn't look like a colloquial term for a cigarette)
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 give off smoke)  :: roken
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} (close of the day before nightfall, when fog comes)  :: schemermist {m}, avondmist {m}
smokefall {n} (artificial waterfall of smoke for shows)  :: rookwaterval {m}
smokescreen {n} (disguise, mask, cover)  :: rookgordijn {n}
smokeshop {n} (tobacconist's) SEE: tobacconist's  ::
smokestack {n} (a conduit or group of conduits atop a structure allowing smoke to flow out) SEE: chimney  ::
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} (lacking friction, not rough)  :: glad
smooth {adj} (without difficulty)  :: vlot
smooth {adj} (bland; glib)  :: glad
smooth {adj} (suave; sophisticated)  :: vlot, glad
smooth {adj} (action: natural; unconstrained)  :: glad
smooth {adj} (motion: unbroken)  :: vlot
smooth {adj} (placid, calm)  :: 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} (beverage: having a pleasantly rounded flavor; neither rough nor astringent)  :: fijn
smooth {adj} (mathematics, of a function: Having derivatives of all finite orders at all points within the function’s domain)  :: glad
smooth {n} (something which is smooth or easy)  :: gladheid {f}, glads {n}
smooth {n} (smoothing action)  :: zwaai {m}, streling {f}
smooth {n} (domestic animal having a smooth coat)  :: gladhuidige {c}
smooth {v} (make smooth)  :: glad maken, gladstrijken
smoothen {v} (make smooth)  :: glad maken, gladstrijken, afvlakken
smoothen {v} (become smooth)  :: glad worden, afvlakken
smoothness {n} (condition of being smooth)  :: gladheid
smooth snake {n} (Coronella austriaca)  :: gladde slang
smother {v} (to suffocate)  :: stikken
smother {v} (to extinguish or deaden)  :: uitdoven
smother {v} (to reduce to a low degree of vigor or activity)  :: temperen
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  ::
Smyrna {prop} (city)  :: Smyrna
snack {n} (a light meal)  :: tussendoortje {n}
snack {n} (an item of food eaten between meals)  :: tussendoortje
snag {v} (to catch or tear)  :: ritsen
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  ::
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}
snapping turtle {n} (turtle of the family Chelydridae)  :: bijtschildpad
snappy {adj} (rapid and without delay)  :: snel
snapshot {n} (A glimpse of something)  :: momentopname {m} {n}
snare {n} (trap)  :: strop,val,klem
snare drum {n} (tubular drum)  :: snarentrom
snarky {adj} (sarcastic and irreverent)  :: sarcastisch, oneerbiedig, bijtend, grievend
snatch {v} (to steal)  :: afpakken, wegpikken, graaien, weggraaien
snatch {n} (quick grab or catch)  :: graai {m}
snatch {n} (vagina)  :: doos {f}
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} (leisure shoes, often worn for sports; trainers)  :: sportschoenen {p} {m}
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 {v} (expel air as a reflex)  :: niezen
sneeze {n} (act of sneezing)  :: niesen, 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}
snitch {v} (steal)  :: gappen
snob {n} (person who seeks to be a member of the upper classes)  :: snob {m} {f}
snobbery {n} (the property or trait of being a snob)  :: snobisme {n}
snobby {adj} (characteristic of a snob)  :: snobistisch
snood {n} (hairnet) SEE: hairnet  ::
snooker {n} (cue sport)  :: snooker
Snoopy {prop} (pet beagle)  :: Snoopy
snooze {v} (To sleep, especially briefly; to nap)  :: doezelen
snore {v} (breathe during sleep with harsh noises)  :: snurken
snore {n} (act and noise of snoring)  :: gesnurk {n}
snoring {n} (action or sound)  :: gesnurk {n}
snort {n} (sound made by exhaling roughly through the nose)  :: snuiven
snot {n} (mucus)  :: snot {n}
snot {n} (contemptible child)  :: snotaap
snotnose {n} (one who is snot-nosed)  :: snotneus {m}
snotty {adj} (dirtied with snot)  :: snot-
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 {n} (anterior prolongation of head of weevil and other insects)  :: snuit {m}
snout beetle {n} (a weevil)  :: snuitkever {m} {f}
snow {n} (precipitation)  :: sneeuw {m}
snow {n} (colour)  :: sneeuwwit {n}
snow {n} (TV noise)  :: sneeuw {m}
snow {n} (collective precipitation)  :: sneeuwval {m}
snow {v} (have snow fall from the sky)  :: sneeuwen
snow angel {n} (design)  :: sneeuwengel {m}
snowball {n} (ball of snow)  :: sneeuwbal {m}
snowball effect {n} (accelerating growth)  :: sneeuwbaleffect {n}
snowball fight {n} (play fight)  :: sneeuwballengevecht {n}
snowberry {n} (Symphoricarpos)  :: sneeuwbes {f}
snow-blind {adj} (blinded by abundance of reflected light)  :: sneeuwblind
snow blindness {n} (condition of the eyes caused by exposure to UV rays)  :: sneeuwblindheid {f}
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 globe {n} (decorative object)  :: sneeuwbol {m}
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} (vehicle)  :: sneeuwruimer {m}, sneeuwploeg {f}
snow plow {n} (device)  :: 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}
snowshoe {n} (flat footwear worn to facilitate walking in deep snow)  :: sneeuwschoen {m}
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 (Schneewittchen))  :: Sneeuwwitje {n}
Snow White {prop} (character from Snow-White and Rose-Red (Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot))  :: Sneeuwwitje {n}
snowy owl {n} (large white owl)  :: sneeuwuil {m}
snub {adj} (conspicuously short)  :: stomp
snub {n} (deliberate affront or slight)  :: bruuskeren
snuff {n} (fine-ground tobacco)  :: snuif {m}
so {n} (sol) SEE: sol  ::
so {conj} (in order that)  :: zodat, zodoende
so {conj} (with the result that)  :: dus
so {adv} (very)  :: zo, zodanig
so {adv} (to a particular extent)  :: zo
so {adv} (in a particular manner)  :: zo, zodanig
so {interj} (interjection used to introduce a new topic)  :: dus
soak {v}  :: weken
soap {n} (soap opera) SEE: soap opera  ::
soap {n} (substance)  :: zeep {f}
soapberry {n} (woody plant)  :: zeepboom {m}, sapindus {m} (Latin)
soapberry {n} (its fruit)  :: zeepbes {m} {f}, zeepbezie {m} {f}, zeepappel {m}, zeepnoot {m} {f}
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 {f}
soapy {adj}  :: zeepachtig
soar {v} (to fly aloft with little effort)  :: zweven
soar {v} (to mount upward on wings)  :: opstijgen
soar {n} (act of soaring)  :: scheren
sob {n} (a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath)  :: snik {c}
sob {v} (weep with convulsive gasps)  :: snotteren
sob {v} (say (something) while sobbing)  :: snikken
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, but wrongly so)  :: 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 cohesion {n} (maintenance of stability in a society)  :: sociale cohesie {f}
social Darwinism {n} (theory)  :: sociaal darwinisme
social democracy {n} (moderate left-wing political philosophy)  :: sociaaldemocratie {f}
social democracy {n} (social democratic society)  :: sociaaldemocratie {f}
social democratic {adj} (of or pertaining to social democracy)  :: sociaaldemocratisch
socialism {n} (political philosophy of social and economic equality)  :: socialisme {n}
socialism {n} (group of socialist political philosophies)  :: socialisme {n}
socialism {n} (intermediate phase of social development)  :: 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 science {n} (branch of science)  :: sociale wetenschap {f}
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} (people of one’s country or community as a whole)  :: gezelschap
sociolect {n} (variant of language used by a social group)  :: sociolect {n}
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}
sock {n} (covering for the foot)  :: sok {f}
sock {n} (sock puppet) SEE: sock puppet  ::
socket {n} (mechanical opening)  :: stopcontact {n}, fitting {f}
socket {n} (hollow in a bone)  :: [for the eye] kas {m}, [for joints] kom {m}
sock puppet {n} (simple puppet made from a sock)  :: sokpop {f}
sock puppet {n} (second account created by a user in an online community)  :: sockpuppet {m}, sokpop {f}
Socrates {prop} (Greek philosopher)  :: Socrates {m}
Socratic method {prop}  :: socratische methode {f}, maieutiek
sod {n} (stratum of soil)  :: teellaag {m} {f}
sod {n} (turf grown for establishment of lawn)  :: graszode {m} {f}
soda {n} (sodium carbonate)  :: natriumcarbonaat
soda {n} (carbonated water)  :: frisdrank {m}
soda {n} (sweet, carbonated drink)  :: frisdrank, prik, limonade, priklimonade
soda pop {n} (sweetened, carbonated beverage)  :: frisdrank {m}
soda water {n} (water with carbon dioxide)  :: bruisend water {n}, spuitwater {n}
sodden {adj} (soaked)  :: doordrenkt
sodden {adj} (stupid as a result of drunkenness)  :: stomdronken
sodden {v} (to drench, soak or saturate)  :: doorweekt raken,
sodden {v} (to become soaked)  :: kief worden, stomdronken zijn,
sodium {n} (a reactive metal)  :: natrium {n}
sodium benzoate {n} (the sodium salt of benzoic acid)  :: natriumbenzoaat
sodium nitrate {n} (sodium salt of nitric acid)  :: salpeter
sod off {v} (go away)  :: opsodemieteren
sodomy {n}  :: sodomie
sofa {n} (upholstered seat)  :: bank {m} {f}, zetel {m}, sofa {m}
sofa-bed {n} (sofa that unfolds into a bed)  :: slaapbank {m} {f}
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} (giving way under pressure)  :: zacht
soft {adj} (of a cloth)  :: zacht
soft {adj} (gentle)  :: zacht
soft {adj} (of a sound)  :: zacht, stil
soft {adj} (lacking strength or resolve)  :: week
soft {adj} (of water)  :: zacht
soft-boiled {adj} (of an egg)  :: zachtgekookt
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} (softly, gently)  :: zachtaardig, zachtzinnig
softly {adv} (not loudly, inaudible)  :: zacht
soft roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt  ::
soft serve {n} (frozen dessert)  :: softijs {n}
soft sign {n} (Cyrillic letter Ь/ь)  :: zacht teken {n}
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, wak
SOHCAHTOA {acronym} (trigonometry mnemonic)  :: SOSCASTOA
soil {n} (mixture of sand and organic material)  :: grond {m}, aarde {f}
soil {n} (mineral or organic material serving as a natural medium for the growth of land plants)  :: aarde, grond
soil {n} (unconsolidated mineral or organic material on the immediate surface of the earth)  :: aarde, grond
soil {n} (country or territory)  :: grond
soil {v} (to make dirty)  :: bevuilen
soil science {n} (scientific study of soil)  :: bodemkunde {f}
soiree {n} (formal evening party)  :: soiree {f}
sojourn {n} (A short stay somewhere)  :: verblijf {n}
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 plexus {n} (a complex network of nerves and ganglia, located within the abdomen behind the stomach)  :: zonnevlecht {m} {f}
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 {n} (any of various alloys that are used to join small pieces of metal together)  :: soldeersel {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} (member of an army)  :: soldaat {m}, soldate {f}, militair {m}
soldier {n} (a member of the Salvation Army)  :: heilsoldaat {m}, heilsoldate {f}
sole {adj} (only)  :: enig
sole {adj} (unmarried; widowed)  :: alleenstaand, ongetrouwd
sole {n} (bottom of the foot)  :: zool, voetzool
sole {n} (bottom of a shoe or boot)  :: zool {m}, schoenzool {m}
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} (lawyer offering legal services to clients apart from acting as court advocate)  :: rechtskundig raadsman
solicitor {n}  :: rechtskundig adviseur {m}
solicitude {n}  :: zorg, aandacht
solid {adj} (in the solid state)  :: vast, solide
solid {adj} (large, massive)  :: massief
solid {adj} (lacking holes or hollows)  :: massief
solid {adj} (extremely filling)  :: zwaar
solid {adj} (strong, unyielding (as of foundations etc))  :: solide, stevig
solid {adj} (lacking errors or inconsistencies)  :: steekhoudend, gegrond
solid {adj} (typography: written as one word)  :: aaneengeschreven
solid {adj} (of one color)  :: effen, egaal
solid {n} (chemistry: fundamental state of matter)  :: vast
solidarity {n}  :: solidariteit
solidify {v} (intransitive: to become solid; to freeze)  :: verstarren
solidus {n} (slash) SEE: slash  ::
solipsism {n} (theory)  :: solipsisme {n}
solipsism {n} (self-absorption)  :: zelfingenomenheid
solitaire {n} (patience) SEE: patience  ::
solitary {n} (solitary confinement) SEE: solitary confinement  ::
solitary confinement {n} (forced isolation)  :: isolatie {f}, isolement {n}
solitude {n} (state of being alone)  :: eenzaamheid {f}
solo {n} (piece of music for one)  :: solo
solo {n} (job or performance done by one person)  :: solo
solo {n} (card game)  :: solo
solo {adj} (without a companion or instructor)  :: alleen
solo {adj} (of a musical solo)  :: solo
solo {v} (to perform a solo)  :: een solo spelen
solo {v} (to perform something in the absence of anyone else)  :: solo
Solomon {prop} (king of Israel)  :: Salomo
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} (liquid mixture)  :: oplossing {f}
solution {n} (answer to a problem (mathematics))  :: oplossing {f}
solve {v} (to find an answer or solution)  :: oplossen
solvent {n} (liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute)  :: oplosmiddel
Somali {prop} (a language)  :: Somalisch {n}
Somali {n} (a person)  :: Somaliër {m}, Somalische {f}
Somali {adj} (pertaining to Somalia)  :: Somalisch
Somalia {prop} (country in the Horn of Africa)  :: Somalië
somber {adj} (dark or dreary in character; joyless; grim)  :: somber
some {pron} (certain number)  :: sommige, sommigen
some {pron} (indefinite quantity or number)  :: wat, enkele, een aantal , een paar
some {pron} (indefinite amount, part)  :: wat, een deel
some {determiner} (certain proportion of)  :: sommige
some {determiner} (unspecified quantity or number of)  :: wat, enkele, een aantal , een paar , enige
some {determiner} (unspecified amount of)  :: wat
some {determiner} (certain, unspecified or unknown)  :: een, een zeker , een of ander
some {determiner} (considerable quantity or number of)  :: aardig wat
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} (unspecified object)  :: iets
something {pron} (talent that is hard to pin down)  :: iets
something else {n} (exceptional, out of the ordinary, unusual)  :: nog 's wat anders
something to write home about {pron} (something exceptional or noteworthy)  :: iets om over naar huis te schrijven
sometime {adj} (occasional) SEE: occasional  ::
sometime {adv} (obsolete: sometimes) SEE: sometimes  ::
sometimes {adv} (on certain occasions, but not always)  :: soms
somewhat {pron} (something) SEE: something  ::
somewhat {adv} (limited extent)  :: ietwat, een beetje, enigszins
somewhere {adv} (in some place)  :: ergens
somewhere {adv} (to some place)  :: ergens heen
somewhere else {adv} (in some other place)  :: ergens anders, elders
somewhither {adv} (to some place) SEE: somewhere  ::
sommelier {n} (wine steward / stewardess, wine waiter / waitress)  :: wijnkelner {m}, sommelier {m}
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} (music with words)  :: lied {n}, liedje {n}, nummer
song {n} (the act or art of singing)  :: zang {m}
song {n} (sound of another animal)  :: lied
song {n} (inexpensive deal)  :: prikkie, een appel en een ei
song {n} (sound of a bird) SEE: birdsong  ::
songbird {n} (bird)  :: zangvogel
Song of Solomon {prop} (book of the Bible) SEE: Song of Songs  ::
Song of Songs {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} (verse form consisting of fourteen lines)  :: sonnet {n}, klinkdicht {n}
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable person)  :: klootzak {m}, hoerenjong {m}
son of a whore {n} (objectionable person)  :: hoerenjong {m}
Son of Man {prop} (Jesus Christ)  :: Mensenzoon {m}
sonogram {n} (a medical image produced by ultrasound echo)  :: echografie {f}
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} (Giving relief)  :: verzachtend
soothing {adj} (Freeing from fear or anxiety)  :: geruststellend
soothsayer {n} (one who predicts the future)  :: waarzegger {m}, waarzegster {f}, wittiger {m}, toekomstvoorspeller {f}, toekomstvoorspelster {f}, profeet {m}
sop {n} (gravy) SEE: gravy  ::
sop {n} (piece of food to be soaked)  :: sopbroodje
sop {n} (something given or done to pacify or bribe)  :: zoenoffer
sop {n} (easily frightened person) SEE: milksop  ::
sophism {n} (flawed argument superficially correct in its reasoning, usually designed to deceive)  :: sofisme {n}, drogreden {f} {m}
sophisticated {adj} (having obtained worldly experience)  :: wereldwijs
sophisticated {adj} (complicated, especially of technology)  :: geperfectioneerd
Sophocles {prop} (Greek dramatic poet)  :: Sophokles {m}
sophomore {adj} (second in a series)  :: tweede, opvolg-
sophomore {n} (second-year student)  :: tweedejaars {c}
soporific {n} (sleep inducing agent)  :: soporatief {n}, slaapmiddel
soporific {adj} (tending to induce sleep)  :: soporatief, slaapverwekkend
soprano {n}  :: sopraan {f}
sorbet {n} (frozen fruit juice) SEE: sherbet  ::
Sorbian {prop} (language)  :: Sorbisch {n}
Sorbian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Sorbs or to the Sorbian language)  :: Sorbisch
sorcerer {n} (magician/wizard drawing upon natural powers)  :: tovenaar
sorceress {n} (female wizard)  :: tovenares
sorcery {n} (magical power)  :: tovenarij {f}, hekserij {f}, wichelarij {f}
sordid {adj} (dirty or squalid)  :: smerig
sordid {adj} (morally degrading)  :: smerig
sordid {adj} (grasping)  :: gierig
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} (regretful for an action or grieved)  :: [to be sorry] spijten
sorry {adj} (poor, regrettable)  :: armzalig, treurig
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
sorry, we don't accept credit cards {phrase} (sorry, we don't accept credit cards)  :: sorry, wij aanvaarden geen creditcards
sort {n} (type)  :: soort {f} [sometimes informally n]
sort {n} (act of sorting)  :: sorteren {n}
sort {v} (separate according to certain criteria)  :: sorteren
sort {v} (arrange in order)  :: rangschikken
sortie {n} (an attack made by troops from a besieged position) SEE: sally  ::
so-so {adj} (neither good nor bad)  :: zozo
so-so {adv} (neither well nor poorly)  :: zozo
sot {n}  :: zot {m}
soteriology {n} (the study of salvation)  :: soteriologie {f}
so that {conj} (in order to)  :: zodat
São Tomé and Príncipe {prop} (Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe)  :: Sao Tomé en Principe
so to speak {adv} (in a manner of speaking)  :: als het ware
soufflé {n} (baked dish)  :: soufflé {m}
soul {n} (the spirit or essence of a person that is believed to live on after the person’s death)  :: ziel {f}
soul {n} (life, energy, vigour)  :: ziel {f}
soul {n} (soul music) SEE: soul music  ::
soulless {adj} (without a soul)  :: zielloos
soulmate {n} (Someone with whom one has a special connection)  :: soulmate {m}, zielsverwant {m}, geestverwant {m}
soul music {n} (music genre)  :: soul {f}
sound {adj} (complete, solid, or secure)  :: degelijk
sound {adj}  :: gezond
sound {n} (sensation perceived by the ear)  :: geluid {n}, klank {m}
sound {n}  :: geluid {n}, klank {m}, toon {m}
sound {v} (to produce a sound)  :: klinken, geluid maken, toon voortbrengen
sound {v} (to convey an impression by one's sound)  :: klinken
sound {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish  ::
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}
sounding board {n} (A thin board that forms part of the resonating chamber of a musical instrument and serves to reinforce its sound)  :: klankbord {n}
sound law {n} (rule that describes historical sound change in a language)  :: klankwet {f}
soundscape {n} (electroacoustic musical composition)  :: 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} (spoon for eating soup)  :: soeplepel {m}
sour {adj} (having an acidic, sharp or tangy taste)  :: zuur
sour {adj}  :: wrang
source {n} (person, place or thing)  :: bron {f}
source {n} (spring etc.)  :: bron {c}
source {n} (informant)  :: bron {c}
source {n}  :: bron
source {n} ((computing) source code) SEE: source code  ::
source code {n} (human-readable instructions in a programming language)  :: broncode {m}
source language {n} (language from which a translation is done)  :: brontaal
sourdough {n} (dough)  :: zuurdesem
sourness {n} (quality or condition)  :: zuurte {f}, zerpte {f}
soursop {n} (tree)  :: zuurzak {m}, zuurzakboom {m}
soursop {n} (fruit)  :: zuurzak {m}, zuurzakvrucht {m} {f}
south {n} (compass point)  :: zuiden {n}
south {adj} (of or pertaining to the south)  :: zuid, zuidelijk
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 {n} (compass point)  :: zuidoosten {n}
southeast {adj}  :: zuidoost, zuidoostelijk
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 the south)  :: zuid, zuidelijk
southern {adj} (of or pertaining to a southern region)  :: zuiders
Southern Europe {prop} (Southern Europe)  :: Zuid-Europa
southernmost {adj} (farthest south)  :: zuidelijkst
Southern Ocean {prop} (the ocean surrounding Antarctica)  :: Zuidelijke IJszee, Antarctische Oceaan
South Holland {prop} (province)  :: Zuid-Holland {n}
South Korea {prop} (country in East Asia)  :: Zuid-Korea {n}
South Ossetia {prop} (South Ossetia)  :: Zuid-Ossetië
southpaw {n}  :: linkshandig
south pole {n} (the southernmost point on a celestial body)  :: zuidpool {m}
south pole {n} (negative magnetic pole)  :: zuidpool {m}
South Pole {prop} (the southernmost point on Earth)  :: Zuidpool {m}
South Sea {prop} (Southern Ocean) SEE: Southern Ocean  ::
southside {n} (the southern side of a building, street, area, etc.)  :: zuidkant, zuidzijde, zuiderzijde
South Slavic {prop} (of or relating to the South Slavs)  :: Zuid-Slavisch
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
Southwark {prop} (borough of London)  :: Zuidwerk {n}
southwest {n} (compass point)  :: zuidwesten {n}
southwest {adj} (towards the southwest)  :: zuidwest, zuidwestelijk
South West Africa {prop} (former province of South Africa)  :: Zuidwest-Afrika {n}
southwester {n} (waterproof hat) SEE: sou'wester  ::
southwesterly {adj} (situated in or pointing to the southwest)  :: zuidwestelijk
southwesterly {adj} (comng from 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}
sou'wester {n} (waterproof hat)  :: zuidwester {m}
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 {n} (council)  :: sovjet
soviet {n} (form of government)  :: sovjet
soviet {adj}  :: sovjet-
Soviet {prop} (soviet) SEE: soviet  ::
Soviet {adj} (pertaining to the Soviet Union or its republics)  :: Sovjet-
Soviet Russia {prop} (Russia) SEE: Russia  ::
Soviet Russia {prop} (Soviet Union) SEE: Soviet Union  ::
Soviet Union {prop} (USSR, see also: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; USSR)  :: Sovjet-Unie {f}
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} (while) SEE: while  ::
space {n} (physical extent in two or three dimensions)  :: ruimte {f}
space {n} (area beyond atmosphere of planets)  :: ruimte {f}
space {n} (gap between written characters, lines etc.)  :: spatie {m}
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) SEE: spaceship  ::
space curve {n} (curve in a space)  :: ruimtekromme {f}
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}
space opera {n} (subgenre of speculative fiction)  :: ruimteopera {f}
space opera {n} (subgenre of speculative fiction or science fiction that utilizes serialisation)  :: ruimteopera {f}
space opera {n} (a work or production)  :: ruimteopera {f}
spaceport {n} (a site for launching spacecraft)  :: ruimtehaven {f}, kosmodroom {m} {n}
space probe {n} (unmanned space vehicle designed to voyage beyond Earth's orbit)  :: ruimtesonde {c}
spaceship {n} (vehicle that flies through space)  :: ruimteschip {n}; ruimtetuig {n}, ruimtevaartuig
space shuttle {n} (vehicle capable of travelling repeatedly btw Earth and outer space)  :: ruimteveer {n}, space shuttle {m}
Space Shuttle {n} (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} (crewed artificial satellite)  :: ruimtestation {n}
space-time {n} (spacetime) SEE: spacetime  ::
spacetime {n} (four dimensional continuum)  :: ruimte-tijd, ruimtetijd, tijd-ruimte, tijdruimte
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}
spacious {adj} (having much space; roomy)  :: ruimtelijk
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}, schuppen {p} [Flemish]
spades {n} (spade) SEE: spade  ::
spades {n} (suit of playing cards)  :: schoppen {m} {f}
spaghetti {n} (informally: any type of pasta) SEE: pasta  ::
spaghetti {n} (pasta)  :: spaghetti {m}
spaghetti western {n} (western film produced in Europe by an Italian company)  :: spaghettiwestern {m}
spahi {n}  :: spahi {m}
Spain {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Spanje {n}
spam {n} (unsolicited bulk electronic messages)  :: spam {m}, ongewenste elektronische post {f}
spandrel {n} (space between an arch and another object)  :: zwik {m}
spangled kookaburra {n} (Dacelo tyro)  :: aroekookaburra
Spanglish {prop} (blend of English and Spanish)  :: Spanglish
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} (tree)  :: tamme kastanjeboom
Spanish chestnut {n} (fruit)  :: tamme kastanje {m}
Spanish influenza {n} (influenza pandemic)  :: Spaanse griep
Spanish Netherlands {prop} (country)  :: Spaanse Nederlanden {p}
Spanish Water Dog {n} (Spanish Water Dog)  :: Spaanse waterhond
spank {v} (to smack or slap a person's buttocks, with the bare hand or other object.)  :: billenkoek geven, voor de billen geven
spank {n} (an instance of spanking; a smack or slap)  :: klap voor de billen
spank {n} (a slapping sound, as produced by spanking)  :: klap
spanking {n} (form of physical punishment)  :: billenkoek, pak voor de broek {n}, voor de billen geven {n}
spanking {n} (an incident of such an act, also in a non-punitive context)  :: billenkoek, pak voor de broek {n}
spanner {n} (hand tool for adjusting nuts and bolts)  :: steeksleutel {m}
spar {n} (nautical: linear object used as a mast, sprit, yard, boom, pole or gaff)  :: rondhout {n}
spar {n} (rafter of a roof) SEE: rafter  ::
spare {v} (to save (money) for reserve)  :: sparen
spare part {n} (component kept in reserve)  :: reserveonderdeel {n}, reservedeel {n}, wisselstuk {n}
spare the rod and spoil the child {proverb} (if one does not discipline a child he or she will never learn respect or humility)  :: zachte heelmeesters, stinkende wonden
spare time {n} (free time) SEE: free time  ::
sparge {v} (to sprinkle or spray)  :: sprenkelen
sparingly {adv} (in a sparing manner)  :: spaarzaam
spark {n} (particle of glowing matter)  :: vonk {f}, sprank {f}, vuursprank {f}
spark {n} (burst of electrical discharge)  :: vonk
sparkler {n} (hand-held firework)  :: sterretje {n}
sparkling water {n} (a form of carbonated water) SEE: soda water  ::
sparkling wine {n} (effervescent wine)  :: schuimwijn {m}, bubbelwijn {m}, mousserende wijn {m}
sparrow {n} (bird of the family Passeridae)  :: mus {m} {f}, huismus {f}
sparrow {n} (bird of the family Emberizidae)  :: gors {m} {f}
sparrow {n}  :: mus {f}, huismus {f}
sparrow {n} (Passer domesticus) SEE: house sparrow  ::
sparrow hawk {n} (Falco sparverius) SEE: American kestrel  ::
sparrow hawk {n} (Accipiter nisus) SEE: Eurasian sparrowhawk  ::
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
Spartacus {prop} (Thracian name)  :: Spartacus
spartan {adj} (austere, lacking luxury)  :: spartaans
Spartan {adj} (spartan) SEE: spartan  ::
Spartan {n} (citizen of Sparta)  :: Spartaan
Spartan {adj} (of Sparta)  :: Spartaans
spasm {n} (contraction of a muscle)  :: kramp {m} {f}
spasm {n} (a violent, excruciating seizure of pain)  :: stuip {m} {f}
spat {n} (covering worn over a shoe)  :: gamasch, overschoen, overschoen
spat {n} (automotive: piece of bodywork)  :: 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} (stupid person)  :: spast {m}
spaz {n} (incompetent person)  :: spast {m}
spaz {n} (tantrum, fit)  :: spasme {n}
speak {v} (to communicate with one's voice using words)  :: spreken
speak {v} (to be able to communicate in a language)  :: spreken
speaker {n} (one who speaks)  :: spreker {m}, spreekster {f}
speaker {n} (loudspeaker)  :: box, luidspreker
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 out {v} (assert or promote one's opinion; to make one's thoughts known)  :: zich uitspreken
speak volumes {v} (to convey significant information beyond what is explicit)  :: 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}
special {adj} (distinguished by a unique or unusual quality)  :: speciaal
special {adj} (of particular interest or value; certain; dear; beloved; favored)  :: speciaal
special education {n} (educational services designed for students with learning difficulties)  :: speciaal onderwijs {n}
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} (group of plants or animals having similar appearance)  :: soort {f}
species {n} (rank in a taxonomic classification)  :: soort {f}, species {f}
speciesism {n}  :: speciesisme {m}
specific {adj}  :: specifiek
specification {n} (explicit set of requirements)  :: specificatie {f}
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} (example)  :: voorbeeld {n}
specimen {n} (sample)  :: specimen {n}
specious {adj} (seemingly well-reasoned, but fallacious)  :: schoonschijnend, misleidend, ongegrond,
speck {n} (tiny spot)  :: vlek de, stip
spectacle {n} (optical instrument) SEE: spectacles  ::
spectacle {n} (something exciting or extraordinary)  :: 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}
spectrometer {n} (instrument for measuring the absorption of light by chemical substances)  :: spectrometer {m}
spectroscope {n} (optical instrument used for spectrographic analysis)  :: spectroscoop {m}
spectroscopy {n} (scientific study of spectra)  :: spectroscopie {f}
speculation {n} (judgment or conclusion reached by speculating)  :: giswerk {n}, speculatie {f}
speculation {n}  :: speculatie {f}
speculator {n} (one who speculates; as in investing)  :: speculant {m}
speculoos {n} (biscuit)  :: speculaas {n}
speech {n} (dialect or language) SEE: dialect  ::
speech {n} (vocal communication)  :: spraak {f}
speech {n} (an oration, session of speaking)  :: toespraak {f}, speech {m}, rede {f}
speech balloon {n} (speech balloon) SEE: speech bubble  ::
speech bubble {n} (rounded outline representing speech in a cartoon)  :: tekstballon {m}
speech disorder {n} (malfunction)  :: spraakgebrek {n}
speechless {adj} (not speaking; not knowing what to say)  :: sprakeloos
speed {n} (luck, success, prosperity) SEE: luck  ::
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 {m}
speed camera {n} (camera to detect speeding vehicles)  :: flitspaal {c}
speed limit {n} (maximum speed permitted)  :: snelheidsbeperking {f}, snelheidsbegrenzing {f}
speed of sound {n} (speed at which sound is propagated)  :: 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
speleologist {n} (person who studies caves)  :: speleoloog {m}, speleologe {f}
spell {n} (magical incantation)  :: toverspreuk {f}
spell {n} (magical effect of such incantation)  :: betovering {f}
spell {v} (to write or say the letters that form a word)  :: spellen
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
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} (semen (fluid))  :: sperma {n}
sperm {n} (cell)  :: spermacel
spermatogenesis {n} (process of sperm production in the testes)  :: spermatogenese
sperm bank {n} (vulgar: vagina) SEE: cunt  ::
sperm whale {n} (sperm whale)  :: potvis {m}
spew {n} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
spew {v} (to vomit)  :: overgeven, kotsen
spew {n} (ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
spheral {adj} (spherical) SEE: spherical  ::
sphere {n} (mathematics: regular three-dimensional object)  :: bol {m}, sfeer {m} {f}
sphere {n} (spherical physical object)  :: bol {m}
sphere {n} (region in which something or someone is active)  :: omgeving {f}, bereik {n}, sfeer {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 aberration {n} (type of lens aberration)  :: sferische aberratie {m}
spherical cap {n} (portion of sphere)  :: bolkap, dop
sphincter {n} (band of muscle)  :: sfincter {m},sluitspier
sphinx {n} (mythology: creature with the head of a person and the body of an animal)  :: sfinx
Sphinx {prop} (large monument in Egypt)  :: Sfinx
Sphinx {prop} (Greek mythological creature)  :: Sfinx
sphygmomanometer {n} (device to measure blood pressure)  :: sfygmomanometer {m}
spice {n} (Yorkshire dialect: sweets, candy) SEE: sweet  ::
spice {n} (plant matter used to season or flavour food)  :: kruid {n}, specerij {f}
spice {n} (any variety of spice)  :: specerij {f}
spice {v} (to add spice or spices to)  :: kruiden
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 {v} (transitive: to drop something so that it spreads out)  :: morsen
spill {n} (something that has been dropped)  :: gemorste {n}
spill one's guts {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
spin {v} (to turn around quickly)  :: draaien
spin {v} (to make yarn)  :: spinnen
spin {v} (to present a bias)  :: spinnen
spin {v} (to make ball move sideways)  :: spinnen
spin {v} (to move sideways when bouncing)  :: doen draaien
spin {v}  :: spinnen, draaien, tollen
spin {n} (circular motion)  :: draaien
spin {n}  :: draaimoment {n}
spinach {n} (a particular edible plant, Spinacia oleracea)  :: spinazie {m}
spinal column {n} (spinal column) SEE: vertebral column  ::
spinal cord {n} (thick, whitish cord of nerve tissue)  :: ruggenmerg
spindle {n} (dragonfly) SEE: dragonfly  ::
spindle {n} (rod in spinning and winding thread)  :: spintol {m}, spindel {m}, spoel {f}
spindle {n} (rod which turns, or on which something turns round)  :: spil {f}
spindle {n} (rotary axis of a machine tool or power tool)  :: spil {f}, as {f}
spindle {n} (tree of the genus Euonymus)  :: kardinaalsmuts {f}
spindle {n} (upright spike for holding papers)  :: papierprikker {m}, piek {m}
spindle {n} (long and slender stalk resembling a spindle)  :: staak {m}
spindle {n} ((geometry) solid)  :: omwentelingslichaam {n}
spindle {v} (make into a long tapered shape)  :: spinnen
spindle {v} (impale on a device for holding paper documents)  :: opprikken
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}
spin-off {n} (offshoot) SEE: offshoot  ::
spin-off {n} (by-product) SEE: by-product  ::
spinor {n} (element of Clifford algebra)  :: spinor
spinster {n} (unmarried woman)  :: oude vrijster {f}, ongehuwde vrouw {f}
spinster {n} (one who spins a political media story)  :: spindoctor
spinster {n} (obsolete: occupation)  :: spinner, spinster
spiny anteater {n} (common name for echidna) SEE: echidna  ::
spiny dogfish {n} (Squalus acanthias)  :: doornhaai
spiny lobster {n} (spiny lobster)  :: langoest {m}
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
spiritual {adj} (of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul)  :: geestelijk, spiritueel
spirituality {n} (concern for what is unseen and intangible)  :: spiritualiteit {f}
spit {n} (a rod on which meat is grilled/broiled)  :: spit {n}
spit {v} (to evacuate saliva from the mouth)  :: spuwen, spugen
spit {n} (saliva)  :: speeksel {n}, spuug {n}, spuwsel {n}
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
spitting image {n} (the exact likeness of someone)  :: (ze lijken als) twee druppels water
spitting spider {n} (spider from the family Scytodidae)  :: lijmspuiter
spittoon {n} (receptacle for spit)  :: kwispedoor
splash {n} (the sound made by an object hitting a liquid)  :: plons {m}
splay {v} (To dislocate, as a shoulder bone) SEE: dislocate  ::
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} (fragment of material)  :: splinter
splinter {n} (group)  :: splintergroep
splinter {v} (to come apart into splinters)  :: versplinteren, splinteren
splinter {v} (to cause to break apart into splinters)  :: versplinteren
split {n} (breach, division)  :: afsplitsing {f}
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
splits {n} (manoeuvre, acrobatic feat)  :: grand écart {m}, spagaat, split {m}
split-second {n} (a brief moment)  :: fractie van een seconde {f}
splitting {n} (instance of splitting)  :: splitsing {f}
spoil {v} (ruin)  :: verbrodden, verprutsen
spoil {v} (to coddle or pamper)  :: verwennen, [maybe only in Flanders] bederven
spoil {v} (become sour or rancid, to decay)  :: bederven
spoil {n} (plunder taken from an enemy or victim)  :: buit {f}
spoiled {adj} (spoilt) SEE: spoilt  ::
spoiler {n} (document, review or comment)  :: spoiler
spoils {n} (that which is taken from another by violence)  :: plundering, roofbuit
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 of war {n} (profits extracted as the result of winning a war)  :: krijgsbuit {m}
spoilt {adj} (of food: rendered unusable or inedible)  :: bedorven
spoilt {adj} (of a child)  :: verwend
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}, zegsvrouw {f}
spokeswoman {n} (woman who speaks as the voice of a group of people)  :: woordvoerster {f}
spoliation {n} (plundering)  :: plundering
spoliation {n} (authorized plundering)  :: vrijbuiterij
spoliation {n} (destruction of evidence)  :: bewijsvernietiging
spondyle {n} (joint of the backbone) SEE: vertebra  ::
sponge {n} (marine invertebrate)  :: spons {f}
sponger {n} (one who sponges)  :: klaploper {m}
sponsor {v} (to be a sponsor for)  :: sponsoren
spontaneous {adj} (random) SEE: random  ::
spontaneous {adj}  :: spontaan
spontaneous abortion {n} (miscarriage)  :: miskraam {m} {n},
spontaneously {adv} (in a spontaneous manner)  :: spontaan
spoof {n} (hoax)  :: grap, mystificatie, bedotterij
spoof {v} (to gently satirize)  :: parodieren
spoof {v} (to deceive)  :: misleiden, bedriegen
spoof {v} (to falsify)  :: vervalsen
spook {n} (spirit returning to haunt a place)  :: spook {n}, geest
spook {n} (ghost or apparition)  :: spook {n}, schijnsel {n}
spook {n} (hobgoblin)  :: kabouter {c}
spook {n} (spy)  :: spion {c}, verspieder {c}
spook {n} (pejorative: black person)  :: neger {c}
spool {n} (spindle)  :: bobijn {f}, spoel {f}
spoon {n} (scooped utensil for eating (or serving))  :: lepel {m}
spoon {v} (sailing terminology)  :: laveren
spoon {n} (measure that will fit into a spoon) SEE: spoonful  ::
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}, sporendoosje {n}
spore {n} (reproductive particle)  :: spoor {n}
sport {n} (any athletic activity that uses physical skills)  :: sport {m}
sporting {adj} (exhibiting sportsmanship)  :: sportief
sportive {adj} (gay, frolicsome, merry) SEE: merry  ::
sportive {adj} (playful, coltish) SEE: playful  ::
spot {n} (stain)  :: vlek {f}, [Flemish] plek {f}
spot {n} (pimple, pustule)  :: puist {f}
spot {n} (a round or irregular patch of a different color)  :: vlek {f}, [Flemish] plek {f}
spot {n} (small amount)  :: beetje {n}, [food] hap {m}
spot {n} (location or area)  :: plaats {f}, plek {f}
spot {n} (bright lamp; spotlight)  :: spot {m}, straler {m}
spot {n} (a brief advertisement)  :: spot {m}, reclamespot {m}
spot {v} (see, pick out, notice or identify)  :: opmerken, vinden, bemerken
spot {v} (loan money to somebody)  :: lenen, [Netherlands] matsen
spot {v} (stain; leave a spot)  :: bevlekken, vlekken maken
spot {v} (remove, or attempt to remove, a stain)  :: ontvlekken
spot {v} (sports: support or assist a maneuver)  :: spotten
spot-backed antshrike {n} (bird)  :: vlekrug-mierklauwier
spotlight {n} (a bright lamp, especially one used to illuminate the center of attention on a stage)  :: spotlight {m} {f}
spot-winged antshrike {n} (Pygiptila stellaris)  :: vlekvleugel-mierklauwier
spouse {n} (person in a marriage or marital relationship)  :: echtgenoot, eega,wederhelft, gade
spouse {v} (to get married to) SEE: espouse  ::
spout {v} (to gush forth in a stream)  :: spuiten
sprachbund {n} (group of languages sharing areal features primarily due to language contact)  :: taalbond {m}
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}
sprawl {v} (to sit with limbs spread out)  :: armen en benen uitspreiden
sprawl {v} (to spread out in disorderly fashion)  :: verspreiden, zich uitstrekken
sprayhood {n} (companionway cover) SEE: dodger  ::
spread {v} (to stretch out, expand)  :: verspreiden, spreiden, uitbreiden, verbreiden, uitstrekken
spread {v} (to extend, stretch out (limbs etc))  :: spreiden, uitspreiden, strekken, uitstrekken, stretchen
spread {v} (to disperse, scatter)  :: verbreiden, verspreiden, uitstrooien
spread {v} (to smear, distribute in a thin layer)  :: smeren, bestrijken, besmeren, uitsmeren
spread {v} ((transitive) to disseminate, make known or present)  :: verspreiden, verbreiden
spread {v} ((intransitive) to take up a larger area, expand)  :: [zich] verspreiden, uitbreiden, verbreden, vergroten, verwijden
spreadable {adj} (spreadable)  :: smeuïg
spreader {n} (horizontal spar attached to the mast of a sailboat in order to extend the shrouds)  :: ra {m} {f}
spread like wildfire {v} (spread like wildfire)  :: als een lopend vuurtje {n}
spread out {v}  :: uitspreiden
spring {v} (to jump or leap)  :: springen
spring {n} (first season)  :: lente {m}, voorjaar {n}
spring {n} (water source)  :: bron {f}, wel {f}
spring {n} (device made of flexible material)  :: veer {f}
spring {n} (nautical: rope to prevent surging)  :: spring {m}
spring {n} (erection of the penis) SEE: erection  ::
spring {n} (higher than average tide) SEE: spring tide  ::
springboard {n} (flexible diving board)  :: springplank
springbok {n} (Antidorcas marsupialis)  :: springbok {m}
spring cleaning {n} (systematic cleaning at the end of winter)  :: voorjaarsschoonmaak {m}
spring constant {n} (characteristic of a spring)  :: veerconstante
springer {n} (springbok) SEE: springbok  ::
spring roll {n} (shredded vegetables wrapped in a pancake)  :: loempia {c}
spring roll {n} (egg roll) SEE: egg roll  ::
spring tide {n} (tide which occurs when the moon is new or full)  :: springtij {n}
spring to life {v} (start to exist)  :: ontspringen, ontspruiten, ontstaan
spring to mind {v} (appear in one's thoughts)  :: te binnen schieten
springwater {n} (water originating from a spring)  :: bronwater
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} (new growth on a plant)  :: scheut, spruit {m} {f}
sprout {n} (child)  :: spruit {m} {f}
sprout {n} (edible germinated seed)  :: kiemgroente {f}
sprout {v} (to grow, to germinate)  :: ontspruiten
sprout {v} (to cause to grow from a seed)  :: laten ontkiemen
sprout {n} (Brussels sprout) SEE: Brussels sprout  ::
spruce {n} (tree from the genus Picea)  :: spar {m}
spruce {n} (wood of a spruce)  :: spar {m}, sparrenhout {n}
sprue {n} (malabsorption syndrome)  :: tropische spruw, Indische spruw, aphthae tropicae, psilosis
spry {adj} (nimble, active)  :: kwiek
spunk {n} (courage; spirit; mettle; determination)  :: moed, vastberadenheid, levendigheid
spur {n} (implement for prodding a horse)  :: spoor {c}
spur {v} (to urge or encourage to action)  :: 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 robotic space satellite)  :: spoetnik {m}
spy {n} (person who secretly watches)  :: spion {m}, spionne {f}
spy {v} (to act as a spy)  :: spioneren, bespieden
spyglass {n} (portable telescope)  :: verrekijker
spyglass {n} (binoculars) SEE: binoculars  ::
spying {n} (espionage) SEE: espionage  ::
spy satellite {n} (artificial space satellite used for reconnaissance or intelligence gathering)  :: spionagesatelliet {m}
spyware {n} (program)  :: spyware {m}
squadron {n} (army: body of cavalry)  :: eskadron {m}
squadron {n} (navy: detachment of vessels)  :: eskader {n}
squadron {n} (air force: tactical unit of at least two flights)  :: 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 {n} (type of polygon)  :: vierkant {n}
square {n} (tool)  :: winkelhaak {m}
square {n} (open space in a town)  :: plein {n}, markt {f}, plaats {f}, square {m}
square {n} (cell in a grid)  :: veld
square {n} (second power)  :: kwadraat {n}, tweede macht {f}
square {n} (the # symbol on a telephone)  :: hekje {n}
square {adj} (shaped like a square)  :: vierkant, vierkante
square {adj} (forming a right angle)  :: met rechte hoek
square {adj} (used in the names of units)  :: vierkante
square {v} (to resolve, see also: resolve)  :: oplossen
square {v} (math: to multiply by itself)  :: kwadrateren, tot de tweede macht verheffen
square {n} (act quarrelling) SEE: quarrel  ::
square {v} (to take opposing sides) SEE: quarrel  ::
square {adj} (fair) SEE: fair  ::
square bracket {n} (symbol [ or ])  :: vierkant haakje {n}, vierkante haak {m}, blokhaakje {n}, blokhaak {m}
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} (The sport)  :: squash {n}
squash {v} (to compress)  :: samenpersen
squat {adj} (relatively short or low and thick or broad)  :: gedrongen
squat {n} (position assumed by bending deeply at the knees while resting on one's feet)  :: hurken
squat {n} (building occupied without permission)  :: kraakpand
squat {v} (to bend at the knees)  :: hurken
squat {v} (weightlifting: to exercise)  :: kniebuigen
squat {v} (to occupy without permission)  :: kraken
squatter {n} (one occupying a place without permission)  :: kraker {m}, kraakster {f}
squawk {n} (shrill noise)  :: gekrijs {n}, schreeuw {m}
squawk {v} (to make a squawking noise)  :: krijsen, snerpen
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} (tool used for cleaning glass)  :: ruitenwisser, aftrekker
squeegee {n} (printing tool)  :: rakel
squeegee {v} (to clean with squeegee)  :: aftrekken
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 {v}  :: knijpen
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 {v} (to look with the eyes partly closed, as in bright sunlight)  :: ogen dichtknijpen , gluren
squint {v} (to look or glance sideways)  :: loensen
squint {v} (to look with, or have eyes that are turned in different directions)  :: scheelkijken
squint {n} (expression in which the eyes are partly closed)  :: gluren
squint {n} (look of eyes which are turned in different directions, like in strabismus)  :: scheelkijken {n}
squinter {n} (one who squints)  :: schele
squire {n} (armor-bearer who attended a knight)  :: schildknaap {m}
squirearchy {n} (landowning gentry)  :: landadel
squirm {v} (twist one’s body with snakelike motion)  :: wriemelen, wringen
squirm {v} (twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment)  :: wriemelen
squirm {v} (to evade a question, an interviewer etc.)  :: ontwijken
squirrel {n} (rodent)  :: eekhoorn {m}
squirrel monkey {n} (Saimiri)  :: 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 {n}
St. {n} (abbreviation of Saint) SEE: St  ::
St {n} (abbreviation of Saint)  :: St.
stab {n} (act of stabbing)  :: steek
stab {n} (wound made by stabbing)  :: steekwond
stab {n} (attempt)  :: poging
stab {n} (criticism)  :: kritiek,aanval
stab {v} (To pierce or wound with pointed object)  :: steken
stab {v} (To recklessly hit with the tip of a pointed object)  :: steken
stab {v} (To cause a sharp painful sensation)  :: steken
stability {n}  :: stabiliteit {f}
stable {n} (building for animals with hoofs)  :: stal
stable {n} (building for horses)  :: paardenstal
stable {v} (put or keep in a stable)  :: stallen
stable {adj} (relatively unchanging)  :: stabiel
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} (venue where sporting events are held)  :: stadion {n}
stadium {n} (race course, especially, the Olympic course for foot races)  :: stadion {n}
stadium {n} (Greek measure of length)  :: stadion {n}
stadtholder {n} (chief magistrate)  :: stadhouder {m}
staff {n} (long, straight, thick rod or stick)  :: staf {c}
staff {n} (music: series of horizontal lines)  :: balk {m}, notenbalk {m}
staff {n} (employees of a business)  :: medewerkers {p}, personeel {n}
stag {n} (social event for a groom) SEE: bachelor party  ::
stag {n} (adult male deer)  :: hertenbok {m}
stag beetle {n} (large beetle in Lucanidae)  :: vliegend hert {n}
stag-beetle {n} (a large black beetle with a pair of strong mandibles)  :: hertkever
stag do {n} (bachelor party) SEE: bachelor party  ::
stage {n} (phase)  :: stadium {n}
stage {n} (in theatre)  :: toneel, podium {n}
stage {v} (to produce on a stage)  :: opvoeren
stage {v} (to demonstrate in a deceptive manner)  :: ensceneren
staged {adj} (Intended for the performance stage)  :: geënsceneerd
stage fright {n} (state of nervousness about performing)  :: plankenkoorts {}
stage race {n} (multi-day cycle race)  :: etappekoers {f}, rittenwedstrijd {f}
stagger {n} (an unsteady movement of the body in walking or standing)  :: wankel
stagger {v} (to walk in an awkward, drunken fashion)  :: wankelen, waggelen
stagger {v} (to begin to doubt and waver in purposes)  :: twijfelen
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 discolour something)  :: verkleuren
stain {v} (to taint or tarnish someone's character or reputation)  :: bevlekken
stain {v} (to coat a surface with a stain)  :: beitsen
stain {v}  :: vlek
stained glass {n} (coloured glass)  :: gebrandschilderd glas {n}
stainless {adj} (describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration)  :: roestvrij
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 {m}, paal {m}
stake {n} (share or interest in a business)  :: aandeel {n}
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)  :: [bread] taai, [butter, fat] ranzig, [water] vervuild, [air] muf, [especially clothes] onfris ...
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} (stem or main axis of a plant)  :: steel {m}, stengel {m}, halm {m}
stalk {v} (to (try to) follow or contact someone constantly, often resulting in harassment)  :: stalken
stalk {v}  :: besluipen
stalking {n} (crime of following or harassing)  :: stalking {f}
stall {n} (very small room used for a shower)  :: cabine {f}
stall {v} (To put (an animal etc) in a stall)  :: stallen
stall {v} (To come to a standstill)  :: afslaan
stall {v} (To exceed the critical angle of attack, resulting in total loss of lift)  :: overtrekken
stallion {n} (uncastrated male horse)  :: hengst {m}
stallion {n} (male horse kept primarily as a stud)  :: dekhengst {m}
stallion {n} (very virile, sexy or horny man)  :: dekhengst {m}
stalwart {adj} (firmly built)  :: robuust, stevig
stalwart {adj} (courageous)  :: moedig, vastberaden
stalwart {n} (one who has a strong build)  :: robuuste, stevige
stalwart {n} (one who firmly supports a cause)  :: onverzettelijke, standvastige
stalwart {n} (a dependable person)  :: trouwe aanhanger
stammer {v} (to stutter)  :: stotteren
stammerer {n} (stutterer) SEE: stutterer  ::
stammering {n} (act of stammering)  :: gestotter {n}, gestamel {n}
stamp {v} (to step quickly and heavily)  :: stampen
stamp {n} (postage stamp) SEE: postage stamp  ::
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
stamp out {v} (to get rid of)  :: uitroeien
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} (vertical pole, post or support)  :: paal, post
stanchion {n} (confinement)  :: afsluiting
stand {v} (to support oneself on the feet in an erect position)  :: staan
stand {v} (to rise to one’s feet)  :: opstaan
stand {v} (to remain motionless)  :: staan
stand {v} (to undergo; withstand; hold up)  :: doorstaan, weerstaan
stand {v} (to tolerate)  :: verdragen, uitstaan
stand {v} (to place in an upright or standing position)  :: stellen, neerzetten, overeind zetten
stand {n} (defensive position or effort)  :: positie {f}
stand {n} (resolute, unwavering position)  :: standplaats {c}, standpunt {n}
stand {n} (device to hold something upright or aloft)  :: staander {m}, statief {n}, sokkel {m}
stand {n} (particular grove or other group of trees)  :: bosschage {f}
stand {n} (small building or booth)  :: stand {m}, kraam {n} {c}
stand {n} (designated spot where someone or something may stand or wait)  :: standplaats {c}
stand {n} (grandstand) SEE: grandstand  ::
standard {n} (level of quality)  :: standaard {c}
standard {n} (something used as a measure)  :: maatstaf {c}, standaard {c}
standard {n} (a flag or ensign)  :: standaard {c}
standard deviation {n} (statistical measure)  :: standaardafwijking {f}, standaarddeviatie {f}
standard language {n} (variety of language regarded as most correct)  :: standaardtaal {f}
standard time {n} (synchronized clock time in each graphical locations)  :: standaardtijd
stand for {v} (to mean, symbolize or represent)  :: staan voor
stand for {v} (to advocate or support)  :: voorstaan
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}
St. Andrew's Cross {prop} (Saint Andrew's cross) SEE: Saint Andrew's cross  ::
standstill {n} (complete immobility)  :: stilstand
stand up {v} (rise from a sitting position)  :: opstaan
stand up {v} (bring something up and set it into a standing position)  :: rechtzetten, zetten, rechtstellen, stellen
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 or essential supply)  :: basisbenodigdheid {f}
staple {n} (basic food)  :: basisvoedsel {n}
staple {n} (wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper)  :: niet {f}
staple {n} (wire fastener in general)  :: niet {f}
staple {n} (one of set of rods hammered into structure)  :: haak {m}
staple {v} (secure with a staple)  :: nieten
stapler {n} (device which binds together paper)  :: nietmachine {f}, nietapparaat {n}, nieter {m}
star {n} (luminous celestial body)  :: ster {f}
star {n} (astronomy: a luminous celestial body)  :: ster {f}
star {n} (concave polygon)  :: ster
star {n} (celebrity)  :: ster {f}, vedette {m} {f}
star {n} (asterisk)  :: sterretje
star {n}  :: ster {f}
star anise {n} (a plant, Illicium verum)  :: steranijs {m}
starboard {n} (right hand side of a vessel)  :: stuurboord {n}
starch {n} (substance)  :: zetmeel
starch {n} (carbohydrates)  :: zetmeel {n}
starch {n} (laundry stiffener)  :: stijfsel {n}
starch {adj} (stiff)  :: stijf, precies, rigide
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}
Star of David {prop} (symbol of Jewish Community and Judaism)  :: Davidster, Davidsster
starring {v} (present participle of "to star") SEE: star  ::
start {n} (beginning of an activity)  :: begin, start, aanvang
start {n} (beginning point of a race)  :: startlijn {m}
start {n}  :: begin {n}
start {v} (to set in motion)  :: starten
start {v} (to begin)  :: beginnen, starten, aanvangen
start {v} (to initiate operation of a vehicle or machine)  :: starten
start {v} (to put or raise a question or objection, to put forward)  :: beginnen
start {v} (of an activity, to begin)  :: starten, beginnen, aanvangen
start {v} (to jerk suddenly in surprise)  :: opschrikken
start {v}  :: starten, beginnen, aanvangen
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 move or be excited on feeling alarm)  :: schrikken
startle {v} (to excite by sudden alarm, surprise, or apprehension)  :: laten schrikken
starvation {n} (condition)  :: uithongering
starve {v} (to die because of lack of food)  :: verhongeren, sterven van de honger
starve {v} (to be very hungry)  :: rammelen, sterven van de honger
starve {v} (to deprive of nourishment)  :: uithongeren
stash {v} (store away for later use)  :: opslaan, opbergen, verstoppen
stasis {n} (inactivity)  :: stase {f}, stabiliteit {f}
state {n} (any sovereign polity)  :: staat {f}
state {n} (a political division of a federation retaining a degree of autonomy)  :: staat {f}
state {n} (a condition)  :: staat {f}
state {v} (declare to be a fact)  :: verklaren
state {v} (make known)  :: bekendmaken
state capitalism {n} (form of capitalism)  :: staatskapitalisme {n}
statefunction {n} (wavefunction) SEE: wavefunction  ::
statement {n} (declaration or remark)  :: verklaring {f}, bemerking {f}, opmerking {f}
statement {n} (presentation of opinion or position)  :: verklaring {f}, stellingname {f}
statement {n} (finance: document that summarizes financial activity)  :: uittreksel {n}
statement {n} (computing: instruction in a computer program)  :: verklaring {f}, instructie
state of emergency {n} (status quo)  :: noodtoestand {m}
state secret {n} (restricted information of national importance)  :: staatsgeheim {n}
static {n}  :: statisch
station {n} (place where a vehicle may stop)  :: station, halte {f}
station {v} (To put in place to perform a task)  :: posteren
station {n} (Australia: very large livestock farm) SEE: ranch  ::
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}
statistically {adv} (in a statistical way)  :: statistisch gezien
statistics {n} (mathematical science)  :: statistiek {f}
statistics {n} (collection of measurements)  :: statistiek {f}
statue {n} (three-dimensional work of art)  :: standbeeld {n}
statue {n} (portrait) SEE: portrait  ::
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)  :: 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 {v} (to remain in a particular place)  :: blijven, verblijven
stay {v} (to continue to have a particular quality)  :: blijven, verblijven
stay {v} (to postpone)  :: uitstellen
stay {n} (postponement)  :: uitstel {n}
stay {n} (period of time spent in a place)  :: verblijf {n}
stay {n}  :: stag {n}
stay behind {v} (to remain where one is, whilst others leave)  :: achterblijven
stay behind {v} (to remain in a classroom or school at the end of teaching, especially to receive punishment)  :: nablijven
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 {v} (to illegally take possession of)  :: stelen, ontvreemden, jatten
steal {v} (to draw attention)  :: stelen
steal {n} (merchandise available at a very attractive price)  :: koopje {n}
steal {n} (the act of stealing)  :: diefstal {m}, roof {m}
stealth {n}  :: steels, stiekem
stealthily {adv} (in a stealthy manner)  :: stilletjes
steam {n} (water vapor)  :: stoom {m}
steam {n}  :: 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} (steamboat or steamship)  :: stoomboot
steam locomotive {n} (locomotive powered by steam)  :: stoomlocomotief
steamship {n} (vessel propelled by steam)  :: stoomboot {n}
steel {n} (metal produced from iron)  :: staal {n}
steep {adj} (expensive) SEE: expensive  ::
steep {adj} (near-vertical)  :: steil
steep {v} (to soak an item in liquid)  :: weken
steeple {n} (spire) SEE: spire  ::
steeple {n} (a tower on a church)  :: kerktoren {m}
steeplechase {n} (horse race)  :: steeplechase {m}
steeplechase {n} (athletics event)  :: steeplechase {m}
steer {n} (castrated male of cattle)  :: os {m}
steer {v} (transitive: to guide the course of)  :: besturen
steer {v} (to direct a group of animals)  :: drijven
steer {v} (to maneuver or manipulate a person or group into a place or course of action)  :: leiden, begeleiden
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- {prefix} (prefix used to indicate that the person being identified is not a blood relative)  :: stief- (e.g. stiefdochter, stiefmoeder, stiefvader, stiefzoon)
step {n} (pace)  :: stap {m}
step {n} (footstep)  :: voetstap {m}
step {n}  :: stap {m}
step {v} (intransitive: to move the foot in walking)  :: stappen
step {v} (intransitive: to go on foot; especially, to walk a little distance)  :: stappen
step {v} (intransitive: to walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely)  :: stappen
step {v} (intransitive, figuratively: to move mentally)  :: gaan
stepbrother {n} (son of one's stepfather or stepmother)  :: stiefbroer {m}
stepdaughter {n} (daughter of one's spouse and not of oneself)  :: stiefdochter {f}
stepfather {n} (husband of one's biological mother, other than one's biological father)  :: stiefvader {m}
Stephen {prop} (male given name)  :: Steven {m}, Stefan
step in {v} (To act) SEE: act  ::
stepmother {n} (wife of one's biological father, not one's biological mother)  :: stiefmoeder {f}
stepnephew {n}  :: stiefneef
stepparent {n} (stepfather or stepmother)  :: stiefouder
stepson {n} (son of one's spouse and not of oneself)  :: stiefzoon {m}
steradian {n} (derived unit of solid angle)  :: steradiaal {m}
steric {adj} (relating to the arrangement of atoms in space)  :: sterische
sterile {adj} (unable to reproduce)  :: onvruchtbaar, steriel
sterility {n} (state of being sterile)  :: steriliteit {f}
sterilizable {adj} (able to be sterilized)  :: steriliseerbaar, te steriliseren
sterilize {v} (disable ability to procreate)  :: steriliseren
stern {adj} (having a hardness and severity of nature or manner)  :: 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  ::
stethoscope {n} (medical instrument)  :: stethoscoop {m}
stevedore {n} (dockworker involved in loading and unloading cargo)  :: dokwerker {m}?, stuwadoor {m}
steven {n} (voice) SEE: voice  ::
steven {v} (to vote) SEE: vote  ::
steven {n} (speech) SEE: speech  ::
steven {n} (command) SEE: command  ::
steven {n} (clamor) SEE: clamor  ::
steven {n} (a promise) SEE: promise  ::
steven {n} (tune) SEE: tune  ::
steven {n} (a prayer) SEE: prayer  ::
steven {v} (to utter) SEE: utter  ::
steven {v} (to bespeak) SEE: bespeak  ::
Steven {prop} (male given name) SEE: Stephen  ::
stew {v} (to cook (food))  :: stoven, smoren
stew {v} (to brew (tea))  :: thee zetten
stew {v} (to suffer under hot conditions)  :: zweten, stikken
stew {v} (to be in a state of elevated anxiety)  :: sidderen, beven
steward {n} (the administrator of a medieval manor)  :: meier {m}
steward {n} (ship's officer in charge of making dining arrangements and provisions)  :: hofmeester {m}
steward {n} (flight attendant) SEE: flight attendant  ::
stewardess {n} (female flight attendant)  :: stewardess {f}
stick {n} (twig or small branch)  :: tak {m}, takje {n}
stick {n} (long piece of wood)  :: stok {m}
stick {n} (cylindrical piece (of chalk, wax etc))  :: stok {m}
stick {n}  :: twijg {f}
stick {v} (to glue; to adhere (transitive))  :: kleven
stick {v} (to become attached, to adhere (intransitive))  :: kleven, plakken
stick {v} (to jam)  :: blijven steken
stick {v} (to persist)  :: volhouden
stick {v} (to remain loyal or firm)  :: neergooien
stick {v} (to place, set down quickly)  :: stekken
stick {v} (to propagate plants by cuttings)  :: stekken
stick {v}  :: bijblijven, blijven hangen
sticker {n} (something that sticks)  :: klever {m}
sticker {n} (adhesive label or decal)  :: sticker {m}, klever {m}
sticker {n} (price tag) SEE: price tag  ::
sticking plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
stick insect {n} (insects of the order Phasmida)  :: wandelende tak
stick man {n} (simple drawing of a man)  :: stokmannetje {n}
stick plaster {n} (sticking plaster) SEE: band-aid  ::
sticky tape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
stiff {adj} (of an object, rigid, hard to bend, inflexible)  :: rigide, stug, stijf
stiff {adj} (figuratively: of policies and rules and their application and enforcement)  :: inflexibel
stiff {adj} (of a person, formal in behavior, unrelaxed)  :: stug
stiff {adj} (colloquial: harsh, severe)  :: stevig
stiff {adj} (of muscles, or parts of the body)  :: stijf
stiffness {n}  :: Stijfheid
stifle {v} (to interrupt or cut off)  :: onderbreken, afbreken
stifle {v} (to repress, keep in or hold back)  :: onderdrukken
stifle {v} (to die of suffocation)  :: stikken
stiletto {n} (awl) SEE: awl  ::
stiletto {n} (rapier) SEE: rapier  ::
stiletto {n} (short sharp stabbing weapon)  :: stiletto {m}
stiletto heel {n} (heel of a high and narrow shoe)  :: naaldhak {c}
still {adj} (not moving)  :: stil
still {adv} (up to a time, as in the preceding time)  :: nog, nog steeds
still {adv} (to an even greater degree)  :: nog
still {adv} (nevertheless)  :: toch
still {n}  :: stilte , still
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
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} (walking pole)  :: stelt {f}
stilt {n} (pillar)  :: stelt {f}
stilt {n} (bird)  :: steltloper {m}
stilt {n} (crutch) SEE: crutch  ::
stimulate {v} (to encourage into action)  :: stimuleren, aansporen, prikkelen
stimulate {v} (to arouse an organism to functional activity)  :: stimuleren, prikkelen
stimulation {n} (pushing or goading toward action)  :: stimulatie {f}
stimulation {n} (activity causing excitement or pleasure)  :: stimulatie {f}
stimulation {n} (biology: action or condition that creates a response)  :: stimulatie {f}
stimulus {n}  :: stimulans {m}, stimulus
sting {n}  :: steek
sting {v}  :: steken
stingy {adj}  :: gierig
stink {v} (have a strong bad smell)  :: stinken
stink {v} (give an impression of dishonesty or untruth)  :: stinken
stink {n} (strong bad smell)  :: stank {m}
stinkbug {n} (bug of the superfamily Pentatomoidea)  :: schildwants {m}
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 {v} (to fry something quickly in hot oil)  :: roerbakken
stir-fry {n} (a dish)  :: roerbakschotel {}
stirrup {n} (footrest)  :: stijgbeugel {m}
stir up {v} (to cause (trouble etc))  :: opstoken
stitch {v} (form stitches in) SEE: sew  ::
stitch {n} (single pass of the needle in sewing)  :: steek {c}
stitch {v} (agriculture: to form land into ridges) SEE: plough  ::
stitch {n} (furrow) SEE: furrow  ::
stiver {n} (small Dutch coin worth one twentieth of a guilder)  :: stuiver {m}
stoat {n} (stoat) SEE: ermine  ::
stochastic {adj} (random)  :: stochastiek
stock {n} (store of goods for sale)  :: voorraad {m}, stock {m}
stock {n} (supply of anything ready for use)  :: voorraad {m}, reserve
stock {n} (genus of flowers)  :: violier, [ambiguous] violet
stock {n} (finance: capital raised by a company)  :: aandeel {n}
stock {n} (part of gun)  :: kolf {m}
stock {v} (have on hand for sale)  :: voorradig zijn, in stock hebben, op stock houden
stock {adj} (normally available for purchase)  :: vooradig, voorradige, op stock, in voorraad
stock {n} (rolling stock) SEE: rolling stock  ::
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
Stockholm syndrome {n} (psychological condition)  :: Stockholmsyndroom
stocking {n} (garment (for translations of "sock", see sock))  :: kous {f}
stocking cap {n} (knitted woolen cap) SEE: beanie  ::
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 poke, pierce)  :: stoken
stoke {v} (to feed, stir up)  :: stoken
stoker {n} (poker) SEE: poker  ::
stoker {n} (person who stokes)  :: stoker {m}
stolen {adj} (that has been stolen)  :: gestolen
stolid {adj} (having or revealing little emotion or sensibility)  :: uitdrukkingsloos
stollen {n} (a traditional German cake eaten at Christmas time)  :: kerststol {m}, kerststronk {m}
stolperstein {n} (small, cobblestone-sized memorial for an individual victim of Nazism)  :: stolperstein {m}, struikelsteen {m}
stomach {n} (digestive organ)  :: maag {f}
stomach {n} (belly)  :: buik {m}
stomach {n} (appetite) SEE: appetite  ::
stomach {n} (figuratively: desire, appetite) SEE: appetite  ::
stomachache {n} (pain in the abdomen)  :: buikpijn {m} {f}
stomp {v} (trample heavily on something or someone)  :: stampen
stomp {v} (severely beat someone physically or figuratively)  :: stampen
stompie {n} (cigarette butt) SEE: butt  ::
stone {n} (substance)  :: steen {m}
stone {n} (small piece of stone)  :: steen {m}, steentje {n}
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 {v} (to kill)  :: stenigen
stone {v} (to intoxicate, especially with narcotics)  :: zich drogeren
stone {adj} (constructed of stone)  :: stenen
stone {adj} (having the appearance of stone)  :: stenen
Stone Age {prop} (prehistoric period)  :: steentijd {m}, stenen tijdperk {n}
stoned {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
stone dead {adj} (unquestionably dead)  :: morsdood
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}
stonen {adj} (Made of stone)  :: stenen
stone paper {n} (type of paper)  :: steenpapier {n}
stone's throw {n} (short distance)  :: steenworp {m}, boogscheut {m}
stoning {n} (lapidation) SEE: lapidation  ::
stool {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
stool {n} (footstool) SEE: footstool  ::
stool {n} (a seat)  :: kruk {f}, barkruk {f}
stool {n} (medical jargon for excrement)  :: stoelgang {m}
stool {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
stop {v} (to cease moving)  :: stoppen, stilstaan, halthouden
stop {v} (to not continue)  :: stoppen, ophouden
stop {v} (to cause to cease moving)  :: aanhouden, stoppen
stop {v} (to cause to come to an end)  :: stoppen, beëindigen, afbreken
stop {v} (to close an opening)  :: deppen
stop {v} (to stay a while)  :: verblijven, blijven, stoppen
stop {v} (to tarry)  :: langsgaan, stoppen
stop {n} (place to get on and off mass transport)  :: halte {f}
stop {n} (interruption of travel)  :: stop {m}, pauze {f}
stop {n} (device to block a moving object)  :: stopper {m}
stop {n} (punctuation symbol)  :: punt {m}, komma {f}, dubbele punt {m}, puntkomma {f}
stop {n}  :: register {n}
stop {n} (consonant sound) SEE: plosive  ::
stop sign {n} (traffic sign)  :: stopbord {n}
stop the car {phrase} (stop the car)  :: stop de auto
storage {n} (the act or the state)  :: opslag {m}
store {n} (in computing) SEE: memory  ::
store {n} (shop) SEE: shop  ::
store {n} (place where items may be kept)  :: magazijn {n}
store {n} (supply held in storage)  :: voorraad {m}
store {v} (keep (something) while not in use)  :: bewaren
store {v} (computing: write (something) into memory or registers)  :: opslaan
store {v} (remain in good condition while stored)  :: behouden
storey {n} (floor)  :: verdieping {f}, etage {m}, [Belgian] verdiep {n}
stork {n} (large wading bird of the family Ciconiidae)  :: ooievaar {m}
storm {n} (disturbed state of the atmosphere)  :: bui {m} {f}, onweer {n}, onweersbui {m} {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 move quickly and noisily)  :: stormen
storm {v} (to assault)  :: bestormen
stormcloud {n} (Cloud threatening rain and wind)  :: onweerswolk {f}
storm in a teacup {n} (tempest in a teapot) SEE: tempest in a teapot  ::
storm petrel {n} (any of several small seabirds, of the family Hydrobatidae)  :: stormvogeltje {n}
story {n} (lie) SEE: lie  ::
story {n} (account of events)  :: verhaal, vertelling {f}, vertelsel {n}, geschiedenis {f}
story {n} (storey) SEE: storey  ::
storyline {n} (story plot)  :: verhaallijn {f}
stout {adj} (obstinate) SEE: obstinate  ::
stout {n} (brew)  :: stout, stoutbier {n}
stout {n} (obese person)  :: dikkerd {m}, dikzak {m}, vetzak {m}
stout {n} (large clothing size)  :: grote (kleding)maat
stout-hearted {adj} (bold, resolute)  :: onverschrokken
stove {n} (heater)  :: kachel, oven
stove {n} (device for heating food)  :: fornuis
stovepipe hat {n} (stovepipe hat) SEE: top hat  ::
stowaway {n} (person who hides on a ship, train, etc.)  :: verstekeling {m}
stracciatella {n} (an Italian soup made from a mixture of cheese and egg in a broth)  :: stracciatella {m} {f}
stracciatella {n} (an Italian ice cream with chocolate shavings)  :: stracciatella {m} {f}
straddle {v} (to sit or stand with a leg on each side of something)  :: schrijlings zitten op
straddle {v} (to form a disorderly sprawl)  :: zich vrijblijvend opstellen
straddle {v} (to fire shots in front and behind of a target)  :: voor en achter een doel schieten
straggler {n} (one who straggles or departs from the direct or proper course)  :: afwijkeling
straggler {n} (one who falls behind the rest)  :: achterblijver
straggler {n} (one who rambles without any settled direction)  :: zwerver
straggler {n} (a roving vagabond)  :: schooier
straggler {n} (an exuberant growth)  :: uitwas
straight {adj} (not crooked or bent)  :: recht, rechte
straight {adj} (direct, truthful, frank)  :: zoals het hoort
straight {adj} (undiluted)  :: puur, pure
straight {adv} (in a forward direction)  :: rechtdoor
straight {n} (five cards in sequence)  :: straat {f}
straight {n}  :: recht
straight {n} (heterosexual) SEE: heterosexual  ::
straighten {v} (make straight)  :: rechtmaken, rechttrekken, rechten
straighten {v} (become straight)  :: zich rechten, recht worden
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 stretch too far)  :: overstrekken
strain {v} (to apply a force)  :: forceren
strain {v} (to separate)  :: scheiden, afscheiden, zeven
strained {adj} (tense)  :: gespannen
strainer {n} (utensil)  :: filter {m} {n}, vergiet {n}
strain gauge {n} (device that measures the strain in a structural element)  :: rekstrookje {n}
strait {n} (narrow channel of water)  :: straat {m} {f}, nauw {n}
strait {n} (a difficult position)  :: 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-laced {adj} (straight-laced) SEE: straight-laced  ::
Strait of Dover {prop} (strait in the English Channel)  :: Kanaal {n}, Nauw van Kales {n}
Strait of Messina {prop} (narrow section of water between Sicily and mainland Italy)  :: Straat van Messina {f}
Strait of Sicily {prop} (strait between Sicily and Tunisia)  :: Kanaal van Sicilië {n}
strand {n} (beach)  :: strand
strand {v} (to run aground)  :: stranden
stranded {adj} (of a vessel)  :: gestrand
stranded {adj} (a piece of wire made by combining or bundling thinner wires)  :: litzedraad {m}
strange {adj} (not normal)  :: vreemd, raar
strange {adj} (not yet part of one’s experience)  :: vreemd, onbekend
strange {adj} (in quantum mechanics)  :: strange, vreemd
strange {adj} (belonging to another country, foreign)  :: vreemd, buitenlands, uitheems
stranger {n} (person whom one does not know)  :: vreemde {m} {f}, vreemdeling {m}, vreemdelinge {f}
stranger {n} (outsider or foreigner)  :: buitenlander {m}, buitenlandse {f}, vreemdeling {m}, vreemdelinge {f}
stranger {n}  :: buitenstaander {m}, vreemdeling {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}
strangling {n} (The crime of killing by strangling)  :: wurging {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 {n}, Straatburcht {f}
stratagem {n} (tactic)  :: krijgslist
strategic {adj} (of or pertaining to strategy)  :: strategisch
strategical {adj} (strategic) SEE: strategic  ::
strategically {adv} (in a strategic manner)  :: strategisch
strategist {n} (one who devises strategies)  :: strateeg {m}
strategy {n} (science and art of military command)  :: strategie
strategy {n} (plan of action)  :: strategie
strategy {n} (art of using similar techniques in politics or business)  :: strategie
strategy game {n} (game in which players' decision-making skills have a high significance)  :: strategisch spel
stratosphere {n} (region of the uppermost atmosphere)  :: stratosfeer {m} {f}
stratovolcano {n} (volcano)  :: stratovulkaan {m}
straw {n} (dried stalks considered collectively)  :: stro {n}
straw {n} (drinking straw) SEE: drinking straw  ::
strawberry {n} (fruit)  :: aardbei {f}
strawberry {n} (plant)  :: aardbeiplant {m}
strawberry {adj} (flavour)  :: aardbeien-
strawberry tree {n} (the European plant Arbutus unedo)  :: aardbeiboom {m}
straw-colored {adj} (color of straw)  :: strogeel
strawen {adj} (Made of straw)  :: strooien
straw hat {n} (type of hat)  :: strohoed {m}
stray {v} (to wander from a direct course)  :: dwalen
strayed {adj} (Who has lost his way) SEE: stray  ::
streak {n} (irregular line)  :: streep
streak-backed antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus insignis)  :: roraima-mierklauwier
stream {n} (small river)  :: stroom {m}
stream {v} (Internet: to push continuous data)  :: streamen
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}
streetfighter {n} (person who fights in the streets)  :: straatvechter {m}, straatvechtster {f}
street harassment {n} (sexual harassment in public areas)  :: straatintimidatie {f}
streetlight {n} (lamps set along a street)  :: straatverlichting {f}, straatlicht {n}
streetlight {n} (the light produced by these lights)  :: straatlicht {n}
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 make strong or stronger)  :: versterken
strengthen {v} (to animate)  :: bezielen, tot leven wekken, versterken
strengthen {v} (to augment)  :: kracht geven
strengthening {n} (process by which something is strengthened)  :: versterking {f}
strength training {n} (form of exercise)  :: krachttraining {f}, spierversterking {f}
strenuous {adj} (requiring great exertion)  :: zwaar, hard, veeleisend
strep throat {n} (throat infection)  :: streptokokkenfaryngitis {f}
stress {n} (on a syllable) SEE: accent  ::
stress {n} ((physics) internal force across a boundary per area )  :: spanning, zenuwen
stress {n}  :: stress {m}
stretch {v} (lengthen by pulling)  :: strekken
stretch {v} (lengthen when pulled)  :: rekken
stretch {v} (pull tight)  :: aanspannen, rechttrekken, strekken
stretch {v} (get more than expected from a limited resource)  :: rekken
stretch {v} (be inaccurate by exaggeration)  :: rekken
stretch {v} (extend one’s limbs or body in order to stretch the muscles)  :: zich (uit)rekken
stretch {v} (extend between limits)  :: reiken, (zich uit)strekken
stretch {n} (act of stretching)  :: rek {m}
stretch {n} (ability to lengthen when pulled)  :: rek {m}
stretcher {n} (simple litter designed to carry a sick, injured, or dead person)  :: baar {f}, draagbaar
stretcher {n} (frame on which a canvas is stretched for painting)  :: kader {n}, frame {n}
stretch mark {n} (stripes on the surface of the skin)  :: striae
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
strider {n} (one who strides)  :: strijder {m}
strife {n} (violent conflict)  :: geschil {n}, vijandige rivaliteit, strijd, conflict
strike {v} (to delete)  :: doorstrepen, uitwissen, wissen
strike {v} (to hit)  :: slaan, treffen
strike {v} (to manufacture by stamping)  :: slaan
strike {v} (to stop working to achieve better working conditions)  :: staken
strike {v} (to impress, seem, appear)  :: schijnen
strike {v} (nautical: to surrender)  :: de vlag strijken
strike {v}  :: [1] doorhalen, [2] slaan, [2] toeslaan
strike {n} (work stoppage)  :: staking
strikebreaker {n} (worker hired to replace a striking worker)  :: stakingsbreker
strike out {v} (to draw a line through a text) SEE: cross out  ::
strike through {v} (to obliterate by drawing a line over) SEE: cross out  ::
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} (long, thin structure made from twisted threads)  :: draad {m}, koord {n}, streng {m} {f}
string {n} (computing: sequence of characters)  :: karakterreeks
string {n} (stringed instruments section)  :: snaarinstrumenten
string {v} (put on a string)  :: rijgen, aaneenrijgen
string {n} (stringed instrument) SEE: stringed instrument  ::
string bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
stringed instrument {n} (type of musical instrument)  :: snaarinstrument {n}
stringent {adj} (making strict requirements)  :: gestreng, stringent
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} (street with multiple shopping or entertainment possibilities)  :: koopgoot
strip {n}  :: asfalt, strook
strip {v} (to remove or take away)  :: strippen
strip {v} (to take off clothing)  :: uitkleden
strip {v} (to do a striptease)  :: strippen
striped {adj} (having stripes, decorated or marked with bands differing in color)  :: gestreept
stripy {adj} (striped) SEE: striped  ::
strive {v} (to try to achieve)  :: streven
stroboscope {n} (instrument for studying or observing periodic movement by rendering a moving body visible only at regular intervals)  :: stroboscoop {m}
stroganoff {n} (dish of sautéed pieces of beef)  :: Stroganoffsaus
stroke {n} (act of stroking)  :: aaien
stroke {n} (blow)  :: klap {m}
stroke {n} (single movement with a tool)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (- golf: single act of striking the ball)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (- tennis: single act of striking the ball)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (- rowing: movement of an oar or paddle through water)  :: slag {m}, haal {m}
stroke {n} (- thrust of piston)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (- act of striking with a weapon)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (line drawn with a writing implement)  :: streek {f}
stroke {n} (streak made with a brush)  :: streek {f}
stroke {n} (time when a clock strikes)  :: klokslag {m}
stroke {n} (particular style of swimming, single movement in that style)  :: slag {m}
stroke {n} (loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted)  :: beroerte {f}
stroke {v} (to move one's hand or an object over the surface of)  :: strelen, strijken, aaien
stroke {n} (- slash) SEE: slash  ::
stroke {n} (appetite) SEE: appetite  ::
stroke {n} (throb or beat of the heart) SEE: heartbeat  ::
stroll {n} (wandering on foot)  :: wandeling
stroll {v} (wander on foot)  :: slenteren, wandelen
stroller {n} (seat on wheels used to transport babies)  :: 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} (highly stimulating to the senses)  :: sterk, krachtig
strong {adj} (having an offensive or intense odor or flavor)  :: sterk, krachtig
strong {adj} (having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient)  :: sterk, geconcentreerd
strong {adj} (having a high alcoholic content)  :: sterk
strong {adj} (grammar: irregular)  :: sterk
strong {adj} (military: not easily subdued or taken)  :: sterk
strong {adj} (slang: impressive)  :: sterk, kras
strongbox {n} (sturdy box with a lock) SEE: safe  ::
stronghold {n} (place built to withstand attack)  :: fort {n}, vesting {f}, bolwerk {n}, bastion {n}
stronghold {n} (place of domination, or refuge or survival)  :: bolwerk {n}
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} (strap)  :: riem {m} (razor strop: scheerriem)
strop {v} (To sharpen with a strop)  :: wetten
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
strut {n} (a support rod)  :: stut {m}, steun {m}, schoor {m}
strychnine {n} (very toxic, colourless, crystalline alkaloid)  :: strychnine
stub {n} (something cut short, blunted, or stunted)  :: stomp
stub {v} (to remove a plant by pulling it out by the roots)  :: wieden
stub {v} (to jam, hit, or bump, especially a toe)  :: stoten
stubble {n} (short, coarse hair)  :: stoppelbaard {m}
stubble {n} (short stalks left in a field after harvest)  :: stoppel {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} (male animal kept for breeding)  :: dekhengst {m}, fokhengst {m} (stallion); fokdier {n} (stud in general); dekstier {m}, fokstier {m} (bull)
stud {n} (animal breeding place)  :: stoeterij {f}
stud {n} (sexually attractive male)  :: Dekhengst
stud {n} (vertical post)  :: stijl
student {n} (person who studies an academic subject)  :: student {m}, studente {f}
student {n} (person seriously devoted to some subject)  :: student {m}, studente {f}
student {n} (person enrolled at a university)  :: student {m}, studente {f}
studio {n} (artist’s or photographer’s workshop)  :: atelier {n}
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} (company or organization that makes films, records or other artistic works)  :: filmmaatschappij {f}, platenmaatschappij {f}
studio {n} (studio flat/apartment)  :: studio {m}
studious {adj} (given to study, reading, etc)  :: leergierig
study {v} (to revise/review materials)  :: studeren, leren
study {v} (to acquire knowledge)  :: studeren
study {v}  :: studeren, instuderen
study {n} (mental effort to acquire knowledge)  :: studie
study {n} (room)  :: studeerkamer, studiezaal
study {n} (act of studying or examining) SEE: examination  ::
study hall {n} (location)  :: studiezaal {m} {f}
stuff {n} (miscellaneous items; things)  :: spul, goedje {m}, waar {m}, stof {m}
stuff {n}  :: materiaal {n}
stuff {v}  :: vullen
stuffed {adj} (with material)  :: opgezet, gevuld
stuffed {adj} (with food)  :: vol, verzadigd
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
stump {n} (remains of something that has been cut off)  :: stomp
stumped {adj} (baffled)  :: perplex
stunt double {n} (type of body double)  :: stunt dubbel
stupa {n} (Buddhist monument)  :: 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
stupidity {n} (property of being stupid)  :: stomheid {f}, domheid {f}
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 {v} (to speak with spasmodic repetition) SEE: stammer  ::
stutter {n} (speech disorder)  :: stotteren {n}
stutterer {n} (one who stutters)  :: stotteraar {m}, stotteraarster {f}
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} (hairdresser) SEE: hairdresser  ::
stylist {n} (designer) SEE: designer  ::
stylite {n} (Christian ascetic cloistered atop a pillar)  :: pilaarheilige {m} {f}, styliet {m}
stylus {n} (tool for writing on clay tablets)  :: etsnaald, griffel, schrijfstift
stylus {n} (phonograph needle)  :: naald
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} (under, beneath)  :: sub-, onder-
sub- {prefix} (subsidiary, secondary)  :: deel-
subaltern {n} (subordinate) SEE: subordinate  ::
subatomic {adj} (relating to particles that are smaller than an atom)  :: subatomair
subclass {n} (taxonomy)  :: subklasse {f}
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 overcome, quieten, bring under control)  :: onder controle brengen
subdue {v} (to bring (a country) under control by force)  :: onderwerpen
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} (in grammar)  :: onderwerp {n}
subject {n} (main topic)  :: onderwerp
subject {n} (particular area of study)  :: vak {n}, vakgebied {n}
subject {n} (citizen in a monarchy)  :: onderdaan {m}, onderdane {f}
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) SEE: subjunctive mood  ::
subjunctive mode {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood  ::
subjunctive mood {n} (subjunctive mood)  :: aanvoegende wijs {m}, bijvoegende wijs {m}, conjunctief {m}, subjunctief {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
sublunar {adj} (beneath the Moon)  :: ondermaans
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} (yield or give way to another)  :: zich onderwerpen, toegeven
submit {v} (enter or put forward something for approval, consideration, marking etc.)  :: voorleggen, verzenden, voordragen, indienen
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 time)  :: volgend
subsequent {adj} (following in order of place)  :: volgend, subsequent {m}
subsequently {adv} (subsequently)  :: hierop, vervolgens
subset {n} (set whose elements are within another given set)  :: deelverzameling
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
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
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  ::
subsonic {adj} ((of a speed) less than the speed of sound)  :: subsonisch
subspecies {n} (rank in the classification of organisms)  :: ondersoort
substance {n} (matter)  :: substantie {f}
substance {n}  :: substantie
substance abuse {n} (overindulgence in a drug)  :: drugsmisbruik {n}
substantial {adj}  :: substantieel
substantive {n} (noun) SEE: noun  ::
substantivise {v} (convert into a substantive)  :: substantiveren
substation {n} (electrical substation)  :: onderstation
substitute {v} (to use in place of something else)  :: vervangen, substitueren
substitute {n} (replacement or stand-in)  :: vervanger {m} , plaatsvervanger {m}, vervanging {f}
substitute {v} (to substitute) SEE: replace  ::
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 place under another as belonging to it)  :: onderbrengen, plaatsen in
subsume {v} (To consider an occurrence as part of a principle or rule; to colligate)  :: veralgemenen, verenigen
subterfuge {n} (deception)  :: misleiding {f}
subterranean {adj} (below ground, under the earth, underground)  :: onderaards
subterraneous {adj} (subterranean) SEE: subterranean  ::
subtitle {n} (textual versions of the dialog in films)  :: ondertiteling
subtle {adj} (hard to grasp)  :: subtiel
subtle {adj}  :: subtiel
subtleness {n} (property of being subtle)  :: subtiliteit {f}
subtract {v} (to remove or reduce)  :: aftrekken, in mindering brengen
subtraction {n} (process)  :: aftrekken {n}
subtraction {n} (calculation)  :: aftrekking {f}
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}, buitenwijk
subvention {n} (subsidy) SEE: subsidy  ::
subversion {n} (systematic attempt to overthrow a government by working from within)  :: omverwerping
subvert {v} (to overthrow)  :: omverwerpen
subvert {v} (to pervert the mind)  :: corrumperen
subvert {v} (to upturn convention by undermining it)  :: ondergraven
subvert {n} (advertisement created by subvertising)  :: protestreclame {f}
subvertisement {n} (piece of subvertising) SEE: subvert  ::
subway {n} (underground railway)  :: metro {m}
subway {n} (underground walkway)  :: voetgangerstunnel {m}
succeed {v}  :: navolgen , slagen , lukken
success {n} (achievement of one's aim or goal)  :: succes {n}, welgang {m}, goed gevolg {n}
successful {adj} (resulting in success)  :: succesvol, geslaagd, gelukt
successfully {adv} (in a successful manner)  :: met succes
succession {n} (following in sequence)  :: opeenvolging
succession {n} (sequence arranged in order)  :: opeenvolging
succession {n} (passing of royal power)  :: troonswisseling
successively {adv} (in a serial manner)  :: achtereenvolgens
successor {n} (person or thing that immediately follows another)  :: opvolger {m}
successor {n}  :: opvolger {m}, opvolgster {f}
succinct {adj} (brief and to the point)  :: bondig
succinct {adj} (compressed into a tiny area)  :: compact
succinctly {adv} (in a succinct manner)  :: bondig
succor {n} (Aid, assistance or relief from distress)  :: bijstand, assistentie
succor {v} (to give such assistance)  :: bijstand verlenen
succulent {adj} (juicy or lush)  :: sappig, succulent, saprijk
succulent {adj} (interesting or delectable)  :: sappig
succulent {adj} (botany: having fleshy leaves or other tissues that store water)  :: succulent
succulent {n} (a succulent plant)  :: vetplant {f}, succulent {m}
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 {v} (to use the mouth to pull in (liquid etc))  :: zuigen
suck {v} (colloquial: term of general disparagement)  :: klote zijn
suck {n} (sycophant) SEE: sycophant  ::
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
suck up {v} (to adulate or flatter excessively)  :: slijmen
sucrose {n} (a disaccharide)  :: sacharose {f} {m}
suction cup {n} (cup using suction as an adhesive)  :: zuignap {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 {n} (surprise) SEE: surprise  ::
sudden {adj} (happening quickly and with little or no warning)  :: plotseling, plotselinge
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
sudoku {n} (a puzzle using numbers)  :: sudoku {m}
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} (histor