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ta {interj} (thanks) SEE: thanks ::
tab {n} (cigarette) SEE: cigarette ::
tab {v} (restaurant bill) :: rekening {f}
tab {v} (credit in a shop or bar) :: rekening
tabernacle {n} (portable tent used before the construction of the temple) :: tabernakel {m} {n}
tabernacle {n} (small ornamented cupboard or box used for the sacrament of the Eucharist) :: tabernakel {m} {n}
tabernacle {n} :: tabernakel
table {n} (item of furniture) :: tafel {f}
table {n} (grid of data in rows and columns) :: tabel {m}
table {n} (collection of arithmetic calculations) :: tafel {f}, vermenigvuldigingstafel {f}, rekentafel {f}
table {v} (to put on a table) :: op tafel zetten, de tafel dekken (to prepare a table for a meal)
table {v} (to propose for discussion) :: ter tafel brengen
table {v} (to tabulate) :: tabelleren
tablecloth {n} (a cloth used to cover and protect a table, especially for a dining table) :: tafelkleed, tafelzeil {n}
table football {n} (foosball) SEE: foosball ::
tableland {n} (flat region of terrain) :: plateau {n}
table of contents {n} (organized list summarizing book or document) :: inhoud {m}, inhoudstafel {f}, inhoudsopgave {f}
table salt {n} (salt to season food) :: tafelzout {n}
table soccer {n} (foosball) SEE: foosball ::
tablespoon {n} (a large spoon, used for eating food) :: eetlepel {m}, soeplepel {m}
tablespoon {n} (a unit of measure) :: eetlepel {m}
tablespoonful {n} (measure of volume) SEE: tablespoon ::
tablet {n} (pill) SEE: pill ::
tablet {n} (slab of clay) :: kleitablet {f}
tablet {n} (tablet computer) SEE: tablet computer ::
tablet computer {n} (a type of computer) :: tablet {m}
table tennis {n} (game similar to tennis) :: tafeltennis {n}
tabloid {n} (A newspaper that favours stories of sensational nature) :: boulevardblad {n}, boulevardkrant {c}, sensatieblad {n}
taboo {n} (inhibition or ban) :: taboe {n}
tabula rasa {n} (the idea that the mind comes into the world as a blank state) :: onbeschreven blad {n}
tachometer {n} (device for measuring rpm) :: toerenteller {?}
tachometer {n} (device for measuring velocity) SEE: speedometer ::
tacit {adj} (Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent) :: stilzwijgend, non-verbaal
taciturn {adj} (untalkative, silent) :: zwijgzaam
taciturnity {n} (The state of being taciturn) :: zwijgzaamheid {f}
taciturnous {adj} (taciturn) SEE: taciturn ::
tack {n} (nautical: distance between these maneuvers) SEE: board ::
tack {v} (nautical: to turn the bow through the wind) :: overstag gaan
tack {n} (thumbtack) SEE: thumbtack ::
tack {n} (hardtack) SEE: hardtack ::
tackle {n} (sports: attempt to take control over the ball) :: tackle, sliding
tackle {v} (to face or deal with) :: aanpakken
tacky {adj} (colloquial: of low quality) :: slecht, goedkoop
tacky {adj} (colloquial: in bad taste) :: smakeloos
taco {n} (Mexican snack food) :: taco {m}
tactful {adj} (possessing tact) :: tactvol
tactic {n} (action to achieve some end) :: tactiek {f}, gevechtsleer {f}, krijgskunde {f}
tactical {adj} (of or relating to tactics) :: tactisch
tactics {n} (the employment of forces) :: tactiek {f}
tactless {adj} (without tact) :: tactloos
tad {n} (a little bit) :: beetje {n}, scheutje {f}, [Flemish] klets {m}
tadpole {n} (toad or frog larva) :: dikkopje {n} [diminutive], dikkop {m}, kikkervisje {n} [diminutive]
taffeta {n} (woven fabric) :: taf {m} {n}
tag {n} (small label) :: etiket {n}
tag {n} (game) :: tikkertje {n}
tag along {v} (To accompany, join, or follow; to go with) :: meegaan volgen begeleiden
tag question {n} (question inviting agreement) :: aangeplakte vraag {f}, staartvraag {f}, aanhangselvraag {f}
Tagus {prop} (Iberian river) :: Taag
Taibei {prop} (Taipei) SEE: Taipei ::
taiga {n} (subarctic zone of coniferous forest) :: taiga {m}
tail {n} (appendage of an animal) :: staart {m}
tail {n} (tail-end of a creature) :: achtereinde, achterste, achterwerk, zitvlak {n}
tail {n} (rear of an aircraft) :: staart {m}, staartstuk {n}
tail {n} (comet tail) :: staart {m}
tail {n} (surreptitious follower) :: achtervolger {m}
tail {n} (typography: lower loop of letters) :: staart {m}
tail {n} (reverse side of a coin) :: munt
tail {v} (to tail) :: schaduwen, beschatten
tailback {n} (a traffic jam) :: file {f}
tail between one's legs {adv} (defeated; in a cowardly or miserable manner) :: de staart tussen de benen
tailboard {n} (tailgate) SEE: tailgate ::
tailbone {n} (coccyx) SEE: coccyx ::
tail end {n} (rear end) :: staartkant, staartzijde
tailfin {n} (fin at the tail of fish) :: staartvin {f}
tailgate {n} (hinged board or hatch at the rear of a vehicle) :: laadklep
tailgate {v} (drive dangerously close behind another vehicle) :: bumperkleven, kleven
tailgater {n} (one who drives very close to the person ahead) :: bumperklever {m}, klever {m}
tailgating {n} (driving dangerously close behind another vehicle) :: bumperkleven
tailings {n} (waste that remains after the minerals have been extracted from an ore) :: afval
tailor {n} (person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing as profession) :: kleermaker {m}, kleermaakster {f}
tailor {v} (make, repair, or alter clothing) :: kleermaken
tailor {v} (restrict something to particular need) :: aanpassen
tailored {adj} (adjusted by a tailor, fitted) :: op maat
tailplane {n} (horizontal airfoil at the rear of an aircraft) :: stabilo {m} {n}
Tainan {prop} (a city in Taiwan) :: Tainan
Taipei {prop} (Taipei) :: Taipei
Taiwan {prop} (East Asian country) :: Taiwan {n}
Taiwanese {n} (person from Taiwan) :: Taiwanees {m}{f} (?)
Taiwan Strait {prop} (the channel of water between mainland China and Taiwan) :: Straat van Taiwan
Tajik {n} (person) :: Tadzjiek
Tajik {prop} (language) :: Tadzjieks
Tajiki {prop} (dialect of Persian) SEE: Tajik ::
Tajikistan {prop} (Republic of Tajikistan) :: Tadzjikistan
tajine {n} (Moroccan stew) :: tajine
take {v} (to grab with the hands) :: nemen, pakken
take {v} (to grab and move to oneself) :: nemen
take {v} (to get into one's possession) :: nemen
take {v} (to accept) :: aannemen
take {v} (to last or expend [an amount of time]) :: duren
take {n} :: nemen
take a dump {v} (defecate) SEE: defecate ::
take advantage {v} (make use of something) :: gebruikmaken van
take advantage of {v} (make use of) :: gebruik maken van
take advantage of {v} (exploit) :: voordeel trekken uit
take aim {v} (position oneself and/or one's weapon) :: mikken (op)
take apart {v} (defeat) SEE: defeat ::
take apart {v} (criticise) SEE: criticise ::
take apart {v} (disassemble) SEE: disassemble ::
take away {v} (to take away) SEE: remove ::
take away {v} :: weghalen, wegnemen, afpakken
take back {v} (take back) SEE: withdraw ::
take back {v} (to return something to a vendor for a refund) :: terugbrengen
take care {v} (to be in charge of something) :: zorgen
take care {interj} (good-bye) :: hou je haaks, het ga je goed
take care of {v} (look after) :: zorgen voor
take for granted {v} (give little attention to or to underestimate the value of) :: als vanzelfsprekend beschouwen
take-home {n} (take-home pay) SEE: take-home pay ::
take-home pay {n} (net earnings of a wage earner) :: nettoloon {n}
take hostage {v} (take custody or possession of a person as security for performance against a treaty, a pledge, or a demand, especially now an extra-legal demand) :: gijzelen
take into account {v} (to consider or regard; to include) :: rekening houden met
take into consideration {v} (take into account) :: berekening houden met
take it easy {v} (relax (imperative)) :: kalm aan, doe rustig
taken aback {adj} (surprised, shocked) :: onthutst
take off {v} (to become successful) :: een vlucht nemen
take off {v} (to imitate) SEE: imitate ::
take on {v} (To obtain the services of (a person) in exchange for remuneration; to give someone a job) SEE: employ ::
take on {v} (To acquire, bring in, or introduce) :: innemen, introduceren
take on {v} (To begin to have or exhibit) :: aannemen
take on {v} (To assume responsibility for) :: opnemen
take on {v} (To attempt to fight or compete) :: uitdagen
take one's leave {v} (depart) SEE: depart ::
take one's own life {v} (commit suicide) SEE: commit suicide ::
take one's time {v} (go about something slowly and carefully) :: de tijd nemen
take over {v} (to assume control) :: overnemen
take part {v} (participate or join) :: deelnemen
take part {v} :: deelnemen, meedoen
take place {v} (to happen) :: plaats hebben, gebeuren, plaatsvinden
take revenge {v} (to avenge; to get back at) :: wreken
take shape {v} (take a definite form) :: vorm krijgen
take the bull by the horns {v} (to deal directly with a matter; to confront a difficulty) :: de koe bij de hoorns vatten (lit. take the cow by the horns)
take the wrong way {v} (to misunderstand) SEE: misunderstand ::
take time {v} (to require a long period of time) :: tijd nodig hebben
take time {v} (to volunteer to spend one's time) :: de tijd nemen
take to heart {v} (to take something seriously) :: ter harte nemen
take to task {v} (hold sb. accountable) SEE: hold to account ::
take up {v} :: oppakken
tale {n} (type of story) :: vertelsel {n}, verhaaltje {n}
talent {n} (marked ability or skill) :: talent {n}, aanleg {m}, gave {f}
talented {adj} (endowed with talents) :: getalenteerd
Taliban {n} (militia) :: taliban {p}
Taliban {n} (member of the Taliban movement or its militia) :: talibanstrijder {m}
talisman {n} (magical protective charms) :: talisman
talk {v} (to communicate by speech) :: praten, spreken, overleggen
talk {n} (conversation) :: gesprek {n}, conversatie {f}
talk {n} :: gesprek {n}
talk {v} ((transitive) to discuss) SEE: discuss ::
talk around {v} (persuade) SEE: persuade ::
talkative {adj} (tending to talk or speak freely or often) :: spraakzaam, praatgraag, babbelziek
talkativeness {n} (the state of being talkative) :: spraakzaamheid {f}
talking book {n} (audiobook) SEE: audiobook ::
talk out of turn {v} (speak when not allowed to) :: onderbreken, indiskrete opmerkingen maken, zijn mond voorbij praten
talk over {v} (discuss) SEE: discuss ::
talk over {v} (persuade) SEE: persuade ::
talk page {n} (place on wikis where discussion of a page takes place) :: overlegpagina {m} {f}
talk shop {v} (discuss one's work) :: over haar werk blijven praten
talk through one's hat {v} (to speak lacking knowledge) :: lullen
talk to oneself {v} (to converse with oneself) :: tegen zichzelf praten, in zichzelf praten
tall {adj} (of a person) :: lang, groot
tall {adj} (of a building) :: hoog
tall {adj} (of a story) :: ongeloofwaardig
Tallinn {prop} (Capital of Estonia) :: Tallinn
tallow {n} (hard animal fat obtained) :: talg {m}
tall tale {n} (a greatly exaggerated, fantastic story) :: sterk verhaal
Talmud {prop} (collection of Jewish writings) :: Talmoed {m}
talon {n} (hooked claw) :: klauw {f}
Talossan {n} (member of the micronation Talossa) :: Talossaan
Talossan {prop} (the language) :: Talossaans
Talossan {adj} (of or pertaining to Talossa) :: Talossaans
talus {n} (anklebone) SEE: anklebone ::
tamarind {n} (tropical tree) :: tamarinde
tambour {n} (drum) SEE: drum ::
tame {adj} (not wild) :: tam
tame {v} (to make something tame) :: temmen
tamer {n} (one who tames or subdues) :: temmer {c}
Tamil {adj} (of or pertaining to the Tamil people, culture, or language) :: Tamil-
Tamil {n} (person) :: Tamil {m}
Tamil {n} (language) :: Tamil {n}
Tamilian {n} (a person of Tamil ethnicity) SEE: Tamil ::
Tamil Tigers {prop} (guerrilla organization) :: Tamil tijgers
tamper {v} (alter by making unauthorized changes) :: prutsen met, manipuleren
tampon {n} (A plug of cotton or other absorbent material) :: tampon {m}
tan {n} (colour) :: gebruinde kleur {f}
tan {n} (darkening of skin) :: bruinen, bronzen
tan {adj} (dark skin) :: gebruind, gebruinde
tan {v} (to become tan due to exposure to sun) :: bruinen
tan {v} (to turn animal hide into leather) :: looien, leerlooien, tanen
tan {v} :: zonnebaden
Tanakh {prop} (body of Jewish scripture) :: Tenach
tandem {n} (bicycle) :: tandem {m}
tandem {n} (arrangement) :: tandem {m}
tandem {adj} (together; working as one) :: samen-
tang {n} (tongue) SEE: tongue ::
Tanganyika {prop} (lake) :: Tanganyikameer {n}
Tanganyika {prop} (territory, former country) :: Tanganyika {n}
tangent {n} (in geometry) :: raaklijn {f}
tangent {n} (in trigonometry) :: tangens {m}
tangerine {n} (fruit) :: mandarijn {n}
tangible {adj} (touchable, palpable) :: tastbaar
tangible {adj} (possible to be treated as fact) :: concreet
tangible {adj} (comprehensible by the mind; understandable) :: begrijpelijk
tangle {v} (to catch and hold) :: verstrikken
tangle {v} :: verwarren, in de war brengen, compliceren
tangle {n} (tangled twisted mass) :: wirwar {m}
tangram {n} (the Chinese puzzle) :: tangram
tangy {adj} (having a sharp, pungent flavor) :: zurig, zurige
tank {n} (closed container for fluids) :: vat {n}, tank {m}
tank {n} (fuel reservoir) :: tank {m}
tank {n} (armoured fighting vehicle) :: tank {m}
tank {n} (reservoir or dam) SEE: reservoir ::
tankard {n} (drinking vessel) :: pul {f}
tanked {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
tank top {n} (singlet) SEE: singlet ::
tank wagon {n} (vehicle) :: ketelwagen {m}
tantalum {n} (A metallic chemical element with an atomic number of 73.) :: tantaal {n}, tantalium {n}
tantamount {adj} (equivalent in meaning or effect) :: gelijkgesteld, equivalent
tantric sex {n} (form of sexual intercourse founded on Indian mysticism) :: tantraseks {m}
tantrum {n} (often childish display of bad temper) :: driftbui {f}
Tanzania {prop} (United Republic of Tanzania) :: Tanzania {f}
tap {n} (spigot) :: kraan {f}
tap {n} (device to dispense liquid) :: kraan {f}
tap {v} (to draw off liquid from a vessel) :: tappen, aftappen
tap {v} (to place a listening device) :: aftappen
tap {v} (to intercept communication) :: aftappen, afluisteren, meeluisteren
tap {v} (to cut an internal screw thread) :: draadtappen
tap {v} (to touch something, often repeatedly) :: tikken
tape {n} (video or audiocassette tape) :: band {m} {n}
tape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
tape measure {n} (graduated ribbon for length measurement) :: meetlint
taper {n} (slender wax candle) :: kaars
taper {n} (tapering form) :: versmalling
taper {v} (to make thinner or narrower at one end.) :: versmallen
tape recorder {n} (an electromechanical device use to record and play back sound) :: bandopnemer
tapered {adj} (narrowing to a point) :: taps
tapestry {n} (heavy woven cloth) :: gobelin {n}, wandtapijt {n}
tapestry {n} :: wandtapijt {n}
tapeworm {n} (parasitical worm of the class Cestoda) :: lintworm {m}
tapeworm {n} (Diphyllobothrium latum) :: brede vislintworm
tapir {n} (large odd-toed ungulate with a long prehensile upper lip of the family Tapiridae) :: tapir {m}, [Surinam] boskoe
tap water {n} (water from a tap) :: kraantjeswater {n}, leidingwater {n}
tar {n} (substance) :: teer {m} {n}
tar {n} (coal tar) :: koolteer
tar {n} (byproduct of tobacco smoke) :: teer
Tarantian {prop} :: Tarantien
tarantism {n} (an extreme urge to dance thought to have been caused by the bite of a tarantula) :: tarantisme {n}, danswoede {f}
Taranto {prop} (city and province) :: Tarente
tarantula {n} (Theraphosidae) :: vogelspin {m}
tarantula {n} (wolf spider) :: tarantula {m}
tarboosh {n} (fez) SEE: fez ::
tardy {adj} (later in relation to the proper time) :: te laat {n}
tardy {adj} (ineffectual; slow witted, slow to act, or dull) :: dom, lanzaam reagerend
tare {n} (the empty weight of a container) :: tarra
target language {n} (language into which a translation is done) :: doeltaal
tariff {n} (duties imposed) :: tarief {n}
tariff {n} (a schedule of rates, fees or prices) :: tarief {n}
tarmac {n} (bituminous road surface) :: bitumen {n}, asfalt {n}
tarn {n} (small mountain lake) :: bergmeertje {n}
tarp {n} (tarpaulin) :: [Flemish, dialectal] bâche {f}
tarp {v} (tarpaulin) :: waterdicht verpakken
tarpaulin {n} (heavy, waterproof sheet of material) :: [Flemish, dialectal] bâche {f}
tarpaulin {n} (sailor) :: matroos {m}
tarpaulin {n} (any heavy, waterproof material used as a cover) :: [Flemish, dialectal] bâche {f}
tarragon {n} (perennial herb Artemisia dracunculus) :: dragon
Tarragona {prop} (A city and a port) :: Tarragona
Tarragona {prop} (A province of Catalonia) :: Tarragona
tarry {v} (to delay or be tardy) :: talmen, treuzelen
tarry {v} (to linger in expectation of) :: afwachten,
tarry {v} (to stay or wait somewhere) :: blijven, wachten
tarry {v} (to stay somewhere temporarily) :: verblijven
tarsier {n} (insectivorous primate) :: spookdiertje {n}
tart {adj} (with sharp taste, sour) :: wrang, zuur
tart {n} (pie, pastry) :: taart {f}
tartaric acid {n} :: wijnsteenzuur
tarte Tatin {n} (upside-down cake prepared with caramelized apples) :: tarte tatin {f}
Tartu {prop} (second-largest city in Estonia) :: Tartu
taser {n} (any stun gun) :: stroomstootwapen {n}
task {n} (piece of work done as part of one’s duties) :: taak {c}, opgave {f}
task {n} (difficult or tedious undertaking) :: opgave {f}
task {n} (objective) :: doel {n}
task {n} (process or execution of a program) :: taak {f}
task {v} (assign a task to) :: opdragen, een taak toekennen
taskbar {n} (bar on a computer desktop) :: taakbalk {m}
Tasmania {prop} (Australian state) :: Tasmanië, Tasmania
Tasmania {prop} (island comprising majority of state) :: Tasmanië
Tasmanian devil {n} (Sarcophilus harrisii) :: Tasmaanse duivel {m}, buidelduivel {m}
tassel {n} (ball-shaped bunch of plaited or otherwise entangled threads) :: kwast {m}
tassel {n} (loose hairs at the end of a braid) :: franje {n}
taste {n} (one of the sensations produced by the tongue) :: smaak {m}
taste {n} (implicit set of preferences) :: smaak {m}
taste {v} (to sample the flavor of something) :: proeven
taste {v} (to have a taste) :: smaken
taste {v} (to experience) :: ondergaan, gevoelen
tastebud {n} (a small organ on the tongue used for tasting) :: smaakpapil {c}
tasteful {adj} (exhibiting good taste) :: smaakvol
tasteless {adj} (having no flavour) :: smakeloos
tasteless {adj} (lacking refinement) :: smakeloos
tasty {adj} (having a pleasant or satisfying flavor) SEE: delicious ::
tasty {adj} (having or showing good taste) :: smakelijk
tasty {adj} :: smakelijk, smakelijke, appetijtelijk, appetijtelijke
tat {n} (slang: tattoo) SEE: tattoo ::
ta ta {interj} (bye) SEE: bye ::
Tatar {prop} (language) :: Tataars {n}
tatt {n} (tattoo) SEE: tattoo ::
tattle {v} (to chatter, see also: chatter; gossip) :: kletsen, babbelen
tattle {v} (to report incriminating information or wrongdoing) :: roddelen, klikken
tattoo {n} (an image made in the skin with ink and a needle) :: tatoeage {f}
tattoo {v} (to apply a tattoo) :: tatoeëren
tattoo {n} (time to close the taps) :: taptoe {m}
tattoo {n} (signal) :: taptoe {m}
tattoo {n} (military display or pageant) :: taptoe {m}
tau {n} (Greek letter) :: tau {m} {f}
tau {n} (tauon) SEE: tauon ::
tau neutrino {n} (elementary particle) :: tauonneutrino {n}
taunt {v} (to make fun of (someone); to goad into responding) :: hekelen
taunt {n} (a scornful or mocking remark) :: schimpscheut {m}
tauon {n} (particle) :: tauon {n}, taudeeltje {n}
Taurus {prop} (constellation) :: Stier {m}
Taurus {prop} (astrological sign) :: Stier {m}
taut {adj} (tight; under tension, as in a rope or bow string) :: gespannen, gecrispeerd
taut {adj} (showing stress or anxiety) :: gespannen, angstig
taut {adj} (containing only relevant parts, brief and controlled) :: beknopt, kernachtig
tautology {n} (expression that features tautology) :: tautologie {f}
tautology {n} (in logic) :: tautologie {f}
tavern {n} (bar) :: taverne {f}
tawdry {adj} (gaudy) :: smakeloos, opzichtig, kitscherig
tawny owl {n} (Strix aluco) :: bosuil {m}
tax {n} (money paid to government) :: belasting {f}, taks {m} {f}
tax avoidance {n} (legal exploitation of tax rules) :: belastingontwijking
tax collector {n} (one who has the responsibility for collecting taxes) :: belastinginner {m}, tollenaar {m} [New Testament]
tax evasion {n} (illegal avoidance of tax) :: belastingontduiking, belastingfraude
tax haven {n} (country that levies low taxes on foreign businesses) :: belastingparadijs {n}
taxi {n} (vehicle) :: taxi {m}
taxi {v} (move an aircraft) :: taxiën
taxidermy {n} (art of stuffing dead animals) :: taxidermie, het opzetten van dieren
taxi driver {n} (person who drives a taxicab) :: taxichauffeur {m}
taxi rank {n} (taxi stand) SEE: taxi stand ::
taxi stand {n} (place for taxicabs to wait) :: taxistandplaats {f}
taxonomy {n} (science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms) :: taxonomie {f}
taxpayer {n} (person who pays tax) :: belastingbetaler {m}
taxpayer {n} (all of the people) :: belastingbetaler {m}
tax stamp {n} (revenue stamp) SEE: revenue stamp ::
TBA {phrase} (to be announced) :: n.n.b.
Tbilisi {prop} (the capital city of Georgia (the country)) :: Tbilisi
Tübingen {prop} (city in Swabia) :: Tübingen {n}
tea {n} (main evening meal) SEE: dinner ::
tea {n} (dried leaves of tea plant) :: thee {m}
tea {n} (drink made from leaves of tea plant) :: thee {m}
tea bag {v} (small porous bag holding tea) SEE: teabag ::
teabag {n} (sachet of tea) :: theezakje {n}, theebuiltje {n}
tea break {n} (a short break or rest period during the day when a cup of tea or coffee is drunk) :: theepauze {m} {f}
tea caddy {n} (box, tin, jar, or pot used to store tea leaves) :: theebus {f}
tea ceremony {n} (detailed ritual in Japan or Asia for preparing, serving and drinking tea) :: theeceremonie {f}, tja-no-joe {n}
teach {v} (to pass on knowledge) :: aanleren, leren, onderwijzen, lesgeven
teach {v} (to pass on one's knowledge as one's profession) :: lesgeven
teacher {n} (index finger) SEE: forefinger ::
teacher {n} (person who teaches) :: leraar {m}, lerares {f}, onderwijzer {m}, onderwijzeres {f}, docent {m}, docente {f}, leerkracht {m} {f}, schoolmeester {m}
teacher's desk {n} (pulpit) SEE: pulpit ::
teaching {n} (something taught) :: onderwijzing {f}, leer {f}
tea cosy {n} (cloth covering a teapot) :: theemuts {f}
teacup {n} (cup for drinking tea) :: theekopje {n}
teahouse {n} (a cafe that sells tea) :: theehuis {n}, tearoom, theesalon
teak {n} (tree) :: teakboom
teakettle {n} (a vessel for boiling water for tea) :: waterkoker {m}
teal {n} (duck) :: taling {m}
teal {n} (colour) :: appelblauwzeegroen {n}
teal {adj} (colour) :: appelblauwzeegroen, appelblauwzeegroene
tea leaf {n} (leaf of the tea plant) :: theeblad {n}
tea leaf {n} (thief) SEE: thief ::
team {n} (set of draught animals) :: span {n}
team {n} (group of people) :: ploeg {f}, team {n}
teammate {n} (one who is on the same team) :: ploeggenoot {m}, teammaat {m}
team spirit {n} (camaraderie) :: teamgeest {m}, ploeggeest {m}
teamwork {n} (cooperative effort of a team) :: teamwork {n}
tea plant {n} (Camellia sinensis) :: theestruik {m}
teapot {n} (vessel for tea) :: theepot {m}
tear {v} (rend) :: scheuren
tear {v} (move at excessive speed) :: scheuren
tear {n} (hole or break caused by tearing) :: scheur {m} {f}
tear {n} (drop of clear salty liquid from the eyes) :: traan {f}
tear gas {n} (tear gas) :: traangas {n}
tearjerker {n} (emotionally charged dramatic work) :: tranentrekker {m}
tear off {v} (to leave or depart rapidly) :: wegscheuren
tearoom {n} (teahouse) SEE: teahouse ::
tear up {v} (To damage) SEE: damage ::
tease {v} (to poke fun at) :: plagen
teasel {n} (plant) :: distel {m} {f}, kaardebol {m}
tea shop {n} (a shop where tea or coffee is served) SEE: teahouse ::
teaspoon {n} (small spoon) :: theelepeltje {n}, theelepel {m}, koffielepel {m} (maybe only used in Belgium)
teaspoon {n} (unit of measure) :: theelepel {m}
tea strainer {n} (strainer for loose tea leaves) :: theezeef {f}
teat {n} (projection of mammary gland) :: tepel {c}
teat {n} (feeding bottle top) :: speen {m}
tea towel {n} (cloth for drying dishes and glassware) SEE: dishcloth ::
tea tree {n} (Camellia sinensis) SEE: tea plant ::
technetium {n} (chemical element) :: technetium {n}
technical {adj} (pertaining to the useful or mechanic arts) :: technisch
technically {adv} (based on precise facts) :: technisch gesproken, strikt genomen
technically {adv} (having certain skills) :: technisch
technically {adv} (regarding the scientific state of art) :: technisch
technical term {n} (word that has a specific meaning within a specific field of expertise) :: vakterm {n}
technician {n} (occupation) :: technicus {m}, [regional] technieker {m}
technique {n} (practical aspects of a given art) :: techniek {f}
techno {n} (style of music) :: techno {m}
technology {n} (the study of or a collection of techniques) :: technologie {f}
technology {n} :: technologie
teddy bear {n} (a stuffed toy bear) :: teddybeer {m}, knuffelbeer {m}
tedious {adj} (boring, monotonous) :: saai, langdradig, monotoon
tedium {n} (boredom or tediousness; ennui) :: verveling
teem {v} (overflowing with) :: wemelen
teem {v} (to be prolific; to abound) :: wemelen
teen {adj} (teenager) SEE: teenager ::
-teen {suffix} (to form numbers 13 - 19) :: -tien
teenager {n} (person aged between thirteen and nineteen) :: tiener, adolescent {m}, puber {m} {f}
teenybopper {n} (person) :: teenybopper {m}
teetan {n} (pipit) SEE: pipit ::
teeter {v} (tilt back and forth on an edge) :: wankelen, waggelen
teeter-totter {n} (seesaw) :: wipwap
teetotaler {n} (person who completely abstains from alcohol) :: geheelonthouder {m}, geheelonthoudster {f}
teetotaller {n} (person who completely abstains from alcohol) :: geheelonthouder {m}, geheelonthoudster {f}
Teheran {prop} (Tehran) SEE: Tehran ::
Tehran {prop} (capital of Iran) :: Teheran {n}
tečka {n} (tečka diacritic) SEE: dot ::
Tel Aviv {prop} (city in Israel) :: Tel Aviv
telegram {v} (telegraph) SEE: telegraph ::
telegram {n} (message sent by telegraph) :: telegram {n}
telegraph {n} (apparatus, or a process, for communicating) :: telegraaf {m}
telemetacarpal deer {n} (deer of the subfamily Capreolinae) :: schijnhert {n}
teleological {adj} (pertaining to teleology) :: teleologisch
teleology {n} (study of the purpose of occurrences) :: teleologie {f}, doelmatigheidsleer {f}
teleology {n} (use of purpose to explain occurrence) :: teleologie {f}
telepathy {n} (communication by psychic means) :: telepathie {f}
telephone {n} (a device used for two-way talking with other people) :: telefoon {m}
telephone {v} (to call someone) :: telefoneren
telephone {n} (Chinese whispers) SEE: Chinese whispers ::
telephone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory ::
telephone booth {n} (a small enclosure housing a public telephone) :: telefooncel {f}
telephone box {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth ::
telephone call {n} (connection) :: oproep {m}
telephone call {n} (conversation) :: telefoontje {n}, telefoongesprek {n}
telephone directory {n} (a listing of telephone subscribers) :: telefoongids {m}, telefoonboek {n}
telephone exchange {n} (equipment) :: telefooncentrale {f}
telephone exchange {n} (rooms) :: telefooncentrale {f}
telephone kiosk {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth ::
telephone number {n} (digits assigned to a telephone) :: telefoonnummer {n}
telephony {n} (act of sound transmission via the electromagnetic spectrum) :: telefonie {f}
teleportation {n} (process of moving matter from one point to another) :: teleportatie
teleporter {n} (truck-mounted lift) SEE: cherry picker ::
telescope {n} (optical instrument that magnifies) :: telescoop {m}, kijker {m}
teleshow {n} (television show) SEE: television show ::
Teletext {n} (information retrieval system) :: teletekst
television {n} (medium) :: televisie {m}, kijkbuis [colloquial]
television {n} (device for receiving television signals) :: televisie {m}
television {n} (program broadcasting) :: televisie {m}
television program {n} (The content of an individual television broadcasting.) :: televisieprogramma {n}
television series {n} (series) SEE: series ::
television set {n} (television) SEE: television ::
television show {n} (live or recorded TV broadcast or program) :: televisieprogramma {n}
televoting {n} (a form of advertising) :: televoting, telestemmen, telestemming
telicity {n} (presenting an action or event as complete) :: teliciteit {f}
tell {v} (to pass information) :: vertellen, zeggen
tell {v} (to instruct) :: instrueren
tell {v} (to discern, notice, identify or distinguish) :: vertellen, zeggen
tell {v} (narrate) SEE: narrate ::
teller {n} (bank clerk who receives and pays out money) :: bankbediende {m} {f}
teller {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
tell it to Sweeney {phrase} (expression of disbelief) SEE: tell it to the marines ::
tell it to the marines {phrase} (expression of disbelief) :: maak dat de kat wijs
tell off {v} (to rebuke) :: berispen
telltale {n} (one who divulges private information) :: klikspaan
telltale {n} (something that serves to reveal) :: aanwijzing {f}
tell tales out of school {v} (reveal confidential or sensitive information) :: uit de school klappen
Tellurian {n} (inhabitant of the earth) SEE: Earthling ::
tellurium {n} (chemical element) :: telluur {n}, tellurium {n}
telly {n} (Television) :: tv {f}
telly {n} (Television set) :: tv {f}
Telugu {prop} (Dravidian language of India) :: Telugu {n}
Telugu {n} (member of the people who speak it) :: Telugu {m}
Telychian {prop} :: Telychien
temblor {n} (earthquake) SEE: earthquake ::
temerity {n} (reckless boldness) :: onbezonnenheid, roekeloosheid
tempeh {n} (food) :: tempé {m}, sojakoek {m}
temper {n} (state of mind) :: karakter {n}, gemoed {n}
temper {n} (heat treatment) :: uitharden
temper {v} (to moderate or control) :: matigen
temperament {n} (a person's normal manner of thinking, behaving or reacting) :: temperament {n}
temperament {n} (a tendency to become irritable or angry) :: temperament {n}
temperament {n} (the altering of certain intervals from their correct values in order to improve the moving from key to key) :: temperament {n}
temperance {n} (state with regard to heat or cold) SEE: temperature ::
temperance {n} (habitual moderation) :: matiging {f}
temperance {n} (Tarot card) :: gematigheid
temperature {n} (a measure of cold or heat) :: temperatuur {f}
temperature {n} (elevated body temperature) :: verhoging {f}
temper tantrum {n} (fit of bad temper) :: woedeaanval
tempest {n} (storm) :: storm {m}
tempest in a teapot {n} (big fuss made in a small context) :: storm in een glas water {m}
template {n} (physical object) :: sjabloon {n}, malplaatje {n}
template {n} (object-oriented programming) :: template
temple {n} (worship place) :: tempel {m}
temple {n} (the Jewish temple of Jerusalem) :: tempel {m}
temple {n} (region of skull) :: slaap {m}
temple {n} (sidepiece of spectacles) :: poot {m}
Temple Mount {prop} (hill of Jerusalem) :: Tempelberg
tempo {n} :: [1,3] tempo {n}
temporarily {adv} :: tijdelijk
temporary {adj} (for a limited time, ephemeral, not constant) :: tijdelijk
temporary tooth {n} (milk tooth) SEE: milk tooth ::
tempt {v} (to provoke someone to do wrong) :: verleiden
tempt {v} (to attract, allure) :: lokken, verlokken
tempt {v} (to provoke) :: uitlokken
temptation {n} :: verleiding, verzoeking, beproeving
tempting {adj} (attractive, appealing, enticing) :: verleidelijk
tempting {adj} :: verlokkelijk
tempus fugit {proverb} (time flies) SEE: time flies ::
ten {num} (the cardinal number occurring after 9 and before 11) :: tien
ten {n} (the number following nine) :: tien {f} , tientje {n}
tenable {adj} (of a theory, argument etc: capable of being maintained or justified; well-founded) :: houdbaar
tenacious {adj} (unwilling to yield from a point of view etc; dogged) :: hardnekkig
tenacity {n} (quality or state of being tenacious) :: volhardendheid {f}
tenancy in common {n} :: vrije mede-eigendom {n}, [nl, Belgium] onverdeeldheid {f}
tenant {n} (one who pays a fee in return for the use of land, etc.) :: pachter {m}
tenant {n} (occupant) :: bewoner {m}, huurder {m}
tenant {n} :: huurder
tenant farmer {n} (a person who farms land rented from a landlord) :: landpachter, huurpachter
tench {n} (species of freshwater game fish) :: zeelt {f} {m}, louw {f} {m}
Ten Commandments {prop} (religious ten commandments) :: tien geboden {n-p}
tendency {n} (likelihood of behaving in a particular way) :: neiging {f}
tendentious {adj} (biased opinion) :: tendentieus
tendentious {adj} (slanted) :: tendentieus
tender {adj} (sensitive or painful) :: gevoelig
tender {adj} (soft and easily chewed) :: zacht, mals
tender {adj} (fond, loving, gentle, sweet) :: zacht, lief
tender {n} (fuel-carrying railroad car) :: tender
tender {n} (means of payment) :: betaalmiddel {n}, betalingsmiddel {n}
tender {n} (law: an offer to buy or sell something) :: bod {n}
tender {v} (formal: to offer, give) :: aanbieden
tender {v} (to offer a payment) :: bieden
tenderloin {n} (tenderest part of a loin of meat) :: haas, haasbiefstuk
tenderloin steak {n} (Any of several steaks cut from the tenderest part of the loin of beef) :: biefstuk van de haas {m}
tenderness {n} (pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched) :: gevoeligheid {f}
tendon {n} (tough band of inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment) :: pees {c}
tendril {n} (thin, spirally coiling stem) :: rank {f}
tenement {n} (a building that is rented to multiple tenants, especially a low-rent, run-down one) :: huurwoning
tenement {n} (any form of property that is held by one person from another, rather than being owned) :: verpachting
tenet {n} (an opinion, belief or principle) :: dogma, grondregel, overtuiging, stelling
tenfold {adv} (by ten times as much) :: vertienvoudigen
Tengmalm's owl {n} (species) :: ruigpootuil {m}
tenner {n} (note worth ten basic units of currency) :: tientje {n}
tennessine {n} (chemical element with atomic number 117) :: tennessine
tennis {n} (sport played by two or four players with strung racquets) :: tennis {n}
tennis court {n} (surface on which tennis is played) :: tennisbaan {m} {f}, tennisveld {n}
tennis elbow {n} (inflammation) :: tenniselleboog {m}
tennis player {n} (a person who plays tennis) :: tennisspeler {m}
tenor {n} :: tenor
ten past {n} (ten past one) :: tien over één
tense {n} (verb forms distinguishing time) :: tijd {m}, tempus {n}
tense {adj} (showing stress or strain) :: gespannen, strak
tense {v} (make or become tense) :: spannen, opspannen
tension {n} (psychological state) :: spanning {f}
tension {n} (state of an elastic object) :: gespannen
tension {n} (voltage) :: spanning
tent {n} (portable lodge) :: tent {m}
tentacle {n} (elongated, boneless, flexible appendage) :: tentakel {n}
tenth {adj} (ordinal form of ten) :: tiende (abbreviations 10de, 10e)
ten to {n} (example: ten to two) :: tien voor twee
tenuous {adj} (thin in substance or consistency) :: onbelangrijk, dunnetjes
tenure {n} (status of having a permanent post) :: vastbenoemd zijn, een vaste benoeming hebben
tenure {n} :: ambtstermijn {m}
TEOTWAWKI {n} ((acronym) The end of the world as we know it) :: het einde van de wereld zoals we haar kennen
tepal {n} (botany) :: tepaal {n} (pl. tepalen)
tepid {adj} (lukewarm) :: lauw
tepid {adj} (uninterested) :: lauw, flauw, ongeïnteresseerd
tera- {prefix} (SI prefix) :: tera-
terawatt {n} (one million million ( 1012 ) watts, abbreviated as TW) :: terawatt {m}
terbium {n} (chemical element) :: terbium {n}
terce {n} (third hour of daylight) :: terts {m} {f}
terce {n} (Christian service during this hour) :: terts {m} {f}
terebinth {n} (a Mediterranean tree) :: eik
Teresa {prop} (female given name) :: Trees
teriyaki {n} (a cooking technique) :: teriyaki
teriyaki {n} (a sweet soy sauce marinade) :: teriyakisaus
term {n} (word or phrase, especially one from a specialised area of knowledge) :: term {m}
term {n} (relations among people) :: voet {m}
term {n} (part of a year) :: trimester {n}
term {n} (one of the addends in a sum or in another mathematical operation) :: term {m}
termes {n} (a termite) SEE: termite ::
terminal hair {n} (thick, dark body hair) :: terminaal haar {n}
terminate {v} (to end incompletely) :: beëindigen, termineren
termination {n} (the last part (or morpheme) of a word, see also: suffix) :: uitgang {m}
termination {n} :: afloop
terminology {n} (doctrine of terms) :: terminologie {f}
terminology {n} (terms used in any business, art, etc) :: terminologie {f}
terminus {n} (end point of a transport system) :: eindpunt {n}
termite {n} (insect) :: termiet {m}
term limit {n} (restriction) :: herverkiezing
term of art {n} (term specific to a particular field) SEE: technical term ::
terms and conditions {n} (legal restriction on use) :: gebruiksvoorwaarden {p}, algemene voorwaarden {p}
termwise {adv} :: termsgewijs
termwise {adj} :: termsgewijs
Terra {prop} (the Planet Earth) SEE: Earth ::
terrace {n} (platform that extends outwards from a building) :: terras {n}, terrassen {n-p}
terrace {v} (to provide with a terrace) :: een terras aanleggen
terraced house {n} (type of house) SEE: rowhouse ::
terraforming {n} (planetary engineering) :: terravorming
terrain {n} (area) :: terrein
terra incognita {n} (unknown land) :: terra incognita
terra incognita {n} (unexplored ideas) :: terra incognita
Terran {n} (inhabitant of the Earth) SEE: Earthling ::
terrapin {n} (North American turtle) :: moerasschildpad, specifically the genus doosschildpad (Terrapene sp.)
Terrestrial {n} (inhabitant of the Earth) SEE: Earthling ::
terrestrial planet {n} (Any planet of the solar system or any exoplanet which is Earth-like) :: aardse planeet {f}
terrible {adj} (dreadful; causing alarm or fear) :: afschuwelijk
terrible {adj} :: vreselijk
terrier {n} (dog) :: terriër {m}
territorial {adj} (of, relating to, or restricted to a specific geographic area, or territory) :: territoriaal
territory {n} (large tract of land) :: grondgebied {n}, territorium {n}
terror {n} (something causing fear) :: verschrikking {f}
terrorism {n} (use of terror as a means of coercion) :: terrorisme {n}
terrorist {n} (person who uses terror as a weapon in a political struggle) :: terrorist {m}, terreurpleger {m}, terroriste {f}, terreurpleegster {f}
terse {adj} (brief, concise, to the point, see also: brief; concise) :: bondig, pittig
tertiary {adj} (of third rank or order) :: tertiair
tertiary sector {n} (economic sector that provides goods and services) :: tertiaire sector {m}, dienstensector {m}
tertiary source {n} (selection, distillation, summary or compilation) :: tertiaire bron {f}
test {n} (challenge, trial) :: test {m}, proef {m}
test {n} (academics: examination) :: examen {n}, test {m}
test {n} (product examination) :: test {m}
test {v} :: test, testen
testament {n} (document containing a person's will) :: testament {n}
testament {n} (part of the Bible) :: testament {n} (often capitalized)
testamentary {adj} (of or pertaining to a will or testament) :: testamentair
testicle {n} (male sex gland) :: teelbal {m}, testikel {n}, hode {f}
testify {v} (to make a declaration, or give evidence, under oath) :: getuigen
testimonial {n} (statement given under oath) SEE: testimony ::
testimony {n} (statement in court) :: getuigenis
testosterone {n} (steroid hormone) :: testosteron {m}
test tube {n} (glass tube) :: reageerbuis {f}
tether {n} (a rope, cable etc. that holds something in place whilst allowing some movement) :: lijn, kabel, snoer,
tether {n} (the limit of one's abilities, resources etc) :: limiet, grens, einde,
tether {v} (to restrict something with a tether) :: vastmaken, binden
tetragon {n} (quadrilateral) SEE: quadrilateral ::
tetrahedron {n} (polyhedron) :: viervlak {n}
tetrahydrocannabinol {n} (THC) :: tetrahydrocannabinol {m}
tetrapod {n} (any vertebrate with four limbs) SEE: quadruped ::
tetrasyllabic {adj} (having four syllables) :: tetrasyllabisch
Tetris {prop} (game in which falling shapes must be manipulated) :: Tetris
Teutonic {adj} (relating to the ancient Germanic people) :: Teutoons
Teutonic {adj} (having qualities regarded as typical of German people) :: Teutoons
Teutonic Knights {prop} (order) :: Duitse Orde
Texas {prop} (a state of the United States of America) :: Texas {n}
text {n} (a written passage) :: tekst {m}
text {n} (a book, tome or other set of writings) :: tekst {m}
text {n} (a brief written message transmitted between mobile phones) :: sms {m}
text {v} (to send a text message to) :: sms'en
textbook {n} (formal manual of instruction) :: studieboek {n}, handboek {n}
textbook case {n} (real-life case that matches theory) :: schoolvoorbeeld {n}
textile {n} (cloth produced from fabric) :: textiel {n}
text message {n} (a brief electronic message) :: sms {m}, sms-bericht {n}
textual criticism {n} (discipline for reconstructing old text forms) :: tekstkritiek {f}
texture {n} (feel or shape of a surface or substance) :: textuur
texture {n} (computer graphics: image applied to a polygon) :: textuur
texture {n} :: textuur
Thaddaeus {prop} (the Apostle) :: Thaddeüs {m}
Thaddaeus {prop} (male given name) :: Thaddeüs {m}
Thai {adj} (of or pertaining to Thailand) :: Thais, Thailands
Thai {n} (person from Thailand or of Thai origin) :: Thailander {m}, Thailandse {f}
Thai {n} (language) :: Thai {n}
Thai boxing {n} (Muay Thai) SEE: Muay Thai ::
Thailand {prop} (country in Southeast Asia) :: Thailand
thalamus {n} (anatomy: structure within forebrain) :: thalamus {m}
thaler {n} (historical monetary unit) :: daalder
thallium {n} (chemical element) :: thallium {n}
Thames {prop} (river through London) :: Theems {f}
than {prep} (Introduces a comparison) :: dan
Thanatos {n} (Thanatos, the god of death) :: Thanatos
Thanetian {prop} :: Thanetien
thank {v} (express gratitude or appreciation to someone) :: danken
thank {v} :: bedanken
thankful {adj} (showing thanks) :: dankbaar
thankfulness {n} (state of showing thanks) :: dankbaarheid {f}
thankless {adj} (unappreciated) :: ondankbaar
thanks {interj} (used to express appreciation or gratitude) :: bedankt, dank je, dank u
thanks {n} (expression of gratitude) :: bedankt
thanks {n} (grateful feelings) :: dank {m}
thanks a million {interj} (thanks a great many times) :: duizendmaal dank
thanks for your help {phrase} (thanks for your help) :: dank U voor uw hulp
thanksgiving {n} (expression of gratitude, see also: gratitude) :: dankzegging {f}
thanks in advance {interj} :: bij voorbaat dank
thanks to {prep} (because of) :: dankzij
thank you {interj} (an expression of gratitude) :: dank je, [formal] dank u, bedankt
thank you very much {interj} (greater gratitude than "thank you") :: [formal] dank u wel, [formal] heel hartelijk bedankt, [informal] dank je wel, vriendelijk bedankt
that {conj} (connecting a noun clause) :: dat
that {determiner} (what is being indicated) :: dat {n}, die {m} {f} {p}
that {pron} (that thing) :: dat
that {pron} (which) :: dat {n}, die {m} {f} {p}
that {adv} (to a given extent or degree) :: zo
that {adv} (to a great extent or degree, very) :: zo
that being said {adv} (that said) SEE: that said ::
thatcher {n} (person who installs thatch) :: dakdekker {m}
Thatcherism {prop} (political ideology of Thatcher's governments) :: thatcherisme {n}
that is {adv} (in other words) :: namelijk, dat wil zeggen, met andere woorden
that is to say {adv} (in other words) SEE: that is ::
that one {pron} (specified object) :: die {c-p}
that said {phrase} (even so) :: dat gezegd hebbende, desalniettemin
that's for me to know and you to find out {phrase} :: dat is voor jou een vraag en voor mij een weet
that's it {phrase} (There is nothing more to the issue) :: dat was het
that's life {phrase} (expression of acceptance of misfortune) SEE: such is life ::
that's that {phrase} (there is nothing more to say or to do concerning the matter!) :: daarmee uit
thaw {v} (to melt, dissolve, or become fluid) :: dooien
thaw {v} (to cause frozen things to melt, soften, or dissolve) :: ontdooien
thaw {n} (the melting of ice, snow or other congealed matter) :: dooi {m}
thaw {n} (a warmth of weather) :: dooi {m}
thaw {n} :: dooi
the {article} (article) :: de
the {article} (used as an alternative to a possessive pronoun before body parts) :: de
the {article} (stressed, indicating that the object in question is the only one worthy of attention) :: de
the {article} (with an adjectival noun, as in “the hungry” to mean “hungry people”) :: de
the {article} (with a superlative) :: de
the {article} (used with the name of a member of a class to refer to all things in that class) :: de
the {adv} (the + comparative, the + comparative) :: hoe + comp., hoe + comp.
theanine {n} (amino acid) :: theanine
the apple does not fall far from the tree {proverb} (a child is similar to its parents) :: een appel valt niet ver van de boom
theater {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema ::
theater {n} (place or building) :: theater {n}
theater {n} (drama or performance as a profession or artform) :: theater {n}
Theatine {n} (member of Catholic order) :: theatijn {m}
theatre {n} (theater) SEE: theater ::
theatrical {adj} (of or relating to the theatre) :: theatraal, dramatisch
theatrical {adj} (fake and exaggerated) :: dramatisch, theatraal
the bee's knees {n} (something excellent, outstanding) :: jé van hét, het neusje van de zalm
the bigger they are, the harder they fall {proverb} (proverb) :: hoge bomen vangen veel wind
the bill, please {phrase} (the bill, please) :: de rekening, alstublieft
The Call of South Africa {prop} (a former national anthem of South Africa) :: De Stem van Zuid-Afrika
thede {n} (nation) SEE: nation ::
the die is cast {phrase} (the future is determined) :: de teerling is geworpen
thee {pron} (thou) SEE: thou ::
the early bird catches the worm {proverb} (be motivated so you can accomplish what you want, in the morning) SEE: the early bird gets the worm ::
the early bird gets the worm {proverb} (whoever arrives first has the best chance of success) :: wie het eerst komt, wie het eerst maalt
The End {n} (end of a story) :: einde
the end justifies the means {proverb} (morally wrong actions are sometimes necessary) :: het doel heiligt de middelen
the enemy of my enemy is my friend {proverb} (it is sometimes necessary to cooperate with a person one does not like or agree with, in order to combat a common threat) :: de vijand van mijn vijand is mijn vriend
the finger {n} (obscene gesture) :: middelvinger {m}
theft {n} (act of stealing property) :: diefstal {f}, dieverij {f}
the grass is always greener on the other side {proverb} (the others' circumstances seem more desirable) :: het gras is altijd groener bij de buren, het gras is altijd groener aan de overkant
The Hague {prop} (Dutch city) :: Den Haag, 's-Gravenhage, De Haag [Hague dialect]
their {determiner} (belonging to them (plural)) :: hun
theirs {pron} (that which belongs to them) :: het hunne, de hunne
theism {n} (belief in existence of at least one deity) :: theïsme {n}
them {pron} (third personal plural pronoun used after a preposition or as the object of a verb) :: hen [esp. for direct objects], hun [esp. for indirect objects], ze [unemphatic]
thematic {adj} (relating to, or having a theme or a topic) :: thematisch
theme {n} :: thema {n}
theme park {n} (amusement park that has one or more specific central themes) :: themapark {n}
theme song {n} (a song accompanying a program) :: titelmuziek {f}, kenwijsje {n}
the more the merrier {proverb} (it is more fun with more people) :: hoe meer zielen, hoe meer vreugd
the more the merrier {proverb} (a greater amount of something is better) :: hoe meer, hoe beter
the more things change, the more they stay the same {proverb} (changes do not affect reality on a deeper level) :: hoe meer alles verandert, hoe meer het hetzelfde blijft
themselves {pron} :: zichzelf
then {adv} (at that time) :: toen
then {adv} (soon afterward) :: toen (past tense), dan (present and future tenses)
then {adv} (next in order) :: dan
then {adv} (in that case) :: dan
then {adv} (at the same time; on the other hand) :: trouwens
then {adj} (being so at that time) :: toenmalig
thence {adv} (from there) :: daarvandaan, vandaar
theocracy {n} (government under the control of a Church) :: theocratie {f}
theodicy {n} (a justification of a deity) :: theodicee
theologian {n} (one who studies theology) :: theoloog {m}, theologe {f}
theologic {adj} (theological) SEE: theological ::
theological {adj} (of or relating to theology) :: theologisch
theologist {n} (theologian) SEE: theologian ::
theology {n} (study of God, or a god, or gods) :: theologie {f}, godgeleerdheid {f}
the one {n} (person destined to save the universe or world, also called the Chosen One) :: de ware {m} {f}
theophany {n} (a visible manifestation of a deity) :: theofanie {m}
Theophilus {prop} (biblical character) :: Theofilus {m}
theorbo {n} (theorbo) :: theorbe {f}
theorem {n} (proved mathematical statement) :: theorema {m}, stelling {f}
theoretical {adj} (of or relating to theory) :: theoretisch
theoretically {adv} (in theory) :: theoretisch
theorist {n} (someone who constructs theories) :: theoreticus {m}
theory {n} (a coherent set of statements attempting to explain observed phenomena) :: theorie
theory {n} (an unproven conjecture) :: theorie
theory {n} (a field of study in mathematics) :: theorie
theory {n} (in logic: a set of axioms and all statements derivable from them) :: theorie
theory of relativity {n} (generic term of special and general relativity) :: relativiteitstheorie {f}
theosophic {adj} (of, or relating to theosophy) :: theosofisch
theosophy {n} (doctrine of religious philosophy and mysticism) :: theosofie
the other way around {adv} (same but with things reversed) :: omgekeerd, andersom
the other way round {adv} (same but with mentioned things reversed) :: omgekeerd
the penny drops {phrase} (understanding is reached, one comprehends) :: het kwartje is gevallen, [Flemish Dutch] zijn frank is gevallen
the proof of the pudding is in the eating {proverb} (the only real test of something is as what it is intended to be used for) :: de praktijk zal het leren
therapist {n} (one who provides therapy) :: therapeut
therapy {n} (treatment of disease) :: therapie
there {adv} (in or at that place) :: daar, ginder, ginds
there {adv} (to or into that place; thither) :: daarheen, aldaar
there {adv} (in existence) :: er
thereabout {adv} (near that place, time, or date) :: daaromheen
thereafter {adv} (after that) :: daarna
thereagainst {adv} (within this content or context) :: daartegen
there are {phrase} :: er zijn
thereat {adv} (within this content or context) :: daarnaar
there be {phrase} (to exist) :: er + any of the existence verbs zijn, bestaan, staan, zitten, liggen
thereby {adv} (by that) :: daarbij
therefor {adv} (therefore) SEE: therefore ::
therefore {adv} (for that or this reason; for that) :: daarom, daarvoor
therefore {adv} (consequently; by consequence) :: daarom, bijgevolg [formal], daardoor [beginning of sentence], waardoor [not in beginning of sentence]
therefrom {adv} (within this content or context) :: daaruit
thereinafter {adv} (within this content or context) :: daaropvolgens
there is {phrase} (third-person singular simple present indicative form of there be) :: er is, [plural] er zijn
there is nothing new under the sun {proverb} (there is nothing new) :: er is niets nieuws onder de zon
theremin {n} (electronic musical instrument) :: theremin {m} {f}
thereof {adv} (of this, that or it) :: daarvan
thereof {adv} (from that circumstance or origin; therefrom, thence) :: daarvan
thereon {adv} (within this content or context) :: daarop
Theresa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Teresa ::
there's a grain of truth in every joke {phrase} (people convey truth in jokes) :: iedere grap heeft een kern van waarheid
there's more than one way to skin a cat {proverb} (a problem generally has more than one solution) :: er zijn meerdere wegen om je doel te bereiken, alle wegen leiden naar Rome
there's no accounting for taste {proverb} (people's tastes differ) :: over smaak valt niet te twisten
there's no fool like an old fool {proverb} (no wisdom with age) :: hoe ouder hoe zotter
there's no place like home {proverb} (one feels most comfortable at home) :: oost west, thuis best
the rest is history {phrase} (used to indicate that one does not need to give extra details about a story) :: de rest is geschiedenis
thereto {adv} (translation) :: daaraan
theretofore {adv} (translation) :: daartevoren
thereunder {adv} (translation) :: daaronder
thereunto {adv} (translation) :: daarheen
thereupon {adv} (following that) :: daarop
therewith {adv} (translation) :: daarmee
therewithal {adv} (in adition; besides) :: daarmede
there you go {phrase} (here you are) SEE: here you are ::
Thermidor {prop} (the eleventh month of the French Republican Calendar) :: thermidor {m}, warmtemaand {f}
thermistor {n} (resistor) :: thermistor {m}
thermite {n} (mixture of aluminum and ferric oxide) :: thermiet {n}
thermo- {prefix} (heat) :: thermo-
thermodynamic equilibrium {n} (state of equal temperature) :: thermodynamisch evenwicht
thermodynamics {n} (science of heat-energy conversion) :: thermodynamica {f}
thermometer {n} (apparatus used to measure temperature) :: thermometer {m}, warmtemeter {m}
thermoplastic {n} (plastic with this property) :: thermoplast {m}
thermosphere {n} (layer of the Earth's atmosphere) :: thermosfeer
the road to hell is paved with good intentions {proverb} (well-intended acts can lead to disasters) :: de weg naar de hel is geplaveid met goede voornemens
Theron {prop} (5th century BC tyrant of Akragas) :: Theroon {m}
thesaurus {n} (book of synonyms) :: thesaurus {m}, synoniemenboek {n}
these {determiner} (plural of this) :: die {m} {f}, deze {m} {f}
these {determiner} :: deze
these {pron} :: deze
Theseus {prop} (hero) :: Theseus
thesis {n} (statement supported by arguments) :: these
thesis {n} (written essay submitted for a university degree) :: proefschrift {n}, scriptie {f}
the sky is the limit {proverb} (nothing is out of reach) :: alles kan
the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak {proverb} (achieving something is made impossible by frailty) :: de geest is gewillig, maar het vlees is zwak
Thessalonians {prop} (books of the Bible) :: Tessalonicenzen {m-p}
Thessaloniki {prop} (city in Greece) :: Thessaloniki
Thessaly {prop} (region of Greece) :: Thessalië
the straw that broke the camel's back {n} (small additional burden which causes failure) :: de druppel die de emmer deed overlopen {n}
theta {n} (Greek letter) :: thèta {m} {f}
Thetis {prop} (the mother of Achilles) :: Thetis {n}
the way to a man's heart is through his stomach {proverb} (cooking food for a man is a good way to win his affections) :: de liefde van de man gaat door de maag
the whole caboodle {n} (everything else) :: de hele rataplan
the world is one's oyster {proverb} (all opportunities are open to someone) :: de wereld ligt aan iemands voeten
they {pron} (third-person plural pronoun) :: zij, ze
they {pron} (one, people, some people) :: ze
thick {adj} (relatively great in extent from one surface to another) :: dik, dikke
thick {adj} (heavy in build) :: dik, dikke, gezet, gezette
thick {adj} (densely crowded or packed) :: dicht, dichte, dichtopeengepakt, dichtopeengepakte
thick {adj} (having a viscous consistency) :: dik, dikke
thick {adj} (impenetrable to sight) :: dicht, dichte
thick {adj} (difficult to understand, poorly articulated) :: zwaar, zware
thick {adj} (informal: stupid) :: traag van begrip, sloom, slome
thick {adj} (friendly, intimate) :: dik, dikke
thick {adv} (in a thick manner) :: dik
thick {adv} (thickly) :: dik
thick {n} (most active or intense part of something) :: het vuur van de strijd
thick as a brick {adj} :: plank voor het hoofd ("a beam in front of the head")
thicket {n} (copse) :: struikgewas {n}, kreupelhout {n}, kreupelbos {n}
thick-skinned {adj} (having a thick skin) :: dikhuidig
thick-skinned {adj} (not easily offended) :: olifantenhuid {f}
thief {n} (one who carries out theft) :: dief {m}, dievegge {f}
thigh {n} (upper leg) :: dij {f}, bovenbeen {n}
thighbone {n} (femur) :: dijbeen {n}
thimble {n} (a protective cap for the finger) :: vingerhoed
thin {adj} :: dun, smal, slank, [for air] ijl
thing {n} (that which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept) :: ding {n}
thing {n} (that which matters; the crux) :: punt {n}
Thing {n} (public assembly) :: ding
thingamajig {n} (something that one does not know the name of) :: dinges {n}
thingamajigger {n} (something that one does not know the name of) :: dinges {n}
thing of nothing {n} :: prul {f}, prulletje {n}
think {v} (to ponder, to go over in one's head) :: denken, nadenken, peinzen
think {v} (communicate to oneself in one’s mind) :: denken
think {v} (to conceive of something or someone) :: achten, zien, beschouwen
think {v} (be of the opinion that) :: vinden, denken, van mening zijn
think {v} (guess, reckon) :: denken, geloven, vermoeden
think {v} (consider, judge, regard something as) :: vinden, beschouwen
think {v} (to seem, to appear) :: [archaic] dunken
thinkable {adj} (able to be thought or imagined; conceivable) :: denkbaar
think aloud {v} (utter one's thoughts) :: hardop denken
thinker {n} (intellectual) :: denker {m}, intellectueel
think nothing of it {phrase} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome ::
think of {v} (think) SEE: think ::
think up {v} (create in one's mind; invent) :: bedenken, verzinnen
third {adj} (the ordinal form of the cardinal number three) :: derde
third {n} (person or thing in the third position) :: derde
third {n} (one of three equal parts of a whole) :: derde {n}
third {n} (interval) :: terts {f}
third-degree {adj} (causing severe scarring) :: van de derde graad, derdegraads-
third party {n} (someone not directly involved in a transaction.) :: derde partij {f}
third person {n} (the form of a verb used when the subject of a sentence is not the audience or the one making the statement) :: derde persoon {m}
third person {n} (law: third party) SEE: third party ::
Third Reich {prop} (Germany under the Nazi regime) :: Derde Rijk, Dritte Reich
third time's a charm {proverb} :: driemaal is scheepsrecht
Third World War {prop} (World War III) SEE: World War III ::
thirst {n} (dryness) :: dorst
thirsty {adj} (needing to drink) :: dorstig
thirteen {num} (the cardinal number occurring after twelve and before fourteen) :: dertien {f}
thirteenth {adj} (13th) :: dertiende (abbreviations 13e, 13de)
thirties {n} (1930s) :: jaren dertig {n-p}, jaren 30 {n-p}, jaren 1930 {n-p}
thirtieth {adj} (the ordinal form of the number thirty) :: dertigste
thirtieth {n} (the person or thing in the thirtieth position) :: dertigste
thirtieth {n} (one of thirty equal parts of a whole) :: dertigste {n}
thirty {num} (cardinal number) :: dertig {f}
thirty-eight {num} (38) :: achtendertig
thirty-five {num} (35) :: vijfendertig
thirty-four {num} (34) :: vierendertig
thirty-nine {num} (39) :: negenendertig
thirty-one {num} (31) :: eenendertig
thirty-seven {num} (37) :: zevenendertig
thirty-six {num} (36) :: zesendertig
thirty-three {num} (33) :: drieëndertig
thirty-two {num} (32) :: tweeëndertig
this {determiner} (the (thing) here) :: deze {m} {f} {p}, dit {n}
this {determiner} :: deze {m}, {f}, {p}, dit {n}
this {pron} (The thing, item, etc. being indicated) :: deze {m}/{f}/{p}, dit {n}
this and that {pron} (things) :: ditjes-en-datjes {p}
this time {n} (now, today, on this occasion) :: ditmaal
thistle {n} (plant) :: distel {m}
this way {adv} (as follows) SEE: thus ::
this year {adv} (during the current year) :: dit jaar
thither {adv} (to that place) :: daarheen, aldaar, derwaarts
thole {v} (to suffer) SEE: suffer ::
thole {v} (to endure, to put up with) SEE: endure ::
thole {n} (cupola, dome, rotunda) SEE: cupola ::
thole {n} (ability to bear or endure something) SEE: endurance ::
Thomas {prop} (biblical Apostle) :: Thomas
Thomas {prop} (given name) :: Thomas
Thomas {prop} (surname) :: Thomas
thong {n} (footwear) :: slipper
thong {n} (G-string) SEE: G-string ::
Thor {prop} (thunder god) :: Donar
thoracic cage {n} (rib cage) SEE: rib cage ::
thoracic vertebra {n} (any vertebrae in the chest region) :: borstwervel {m}
thorax {n} (region of the mammalian body) :: borst, borstkas
thorax {n} (middle of three distinct divisions in an insect, crustacean or arachnid body) :: borststuk
thorium {n} (chemical element) :: thorium {n}
thorn {n} (sharp protective spine of a plant) :: doorn {m}
thorn {n} :: doorn {m}
thorough {adj} (detailed) :: grondig, diepgaand
thorough {adj} :: gedegen
thoroughfare {n} (way through) :: doorgang,passage,
thoroughfare {n} (road open at both ends) :: doorgangsweg {m}, doorgaande weg
thoroughgoing {adj} (Complete; thorough; full; with great attention to detail) :: ingrijpend
thorp {n} (a hamlet, a village) :: dorp {n}
those {determiner} (plural of that) :: die
thou {pron} (singular informal form of "you") :: gij [archaic or dialectal], jij
thou {v} (to address someone using the informal second-person singular pronoun) :: tutoyeren, jijen
thou {v} (to use the word thou) :: tutoyeren
though {adv} (however) :: echter
though {conj} (although) :: hoewel
thought {n} (form created in the mind) :: gedachte {f}, idee {n}
thoughtcrime {n} (a crime) :: gedachtemisdaad {f}
thoughtful {adj} (demonstrating thought or careful consideration) :: voorkomend
thoughtful {adj} (demonstrating kindness or consideration) :: voorkomend
thousand {num} (cardinal number 1000) :: duizend {f}
thrall {n} (one who is enslaved) :: tot slaaf gemaakt, onderworpen
thrash {v} (to thresh) SEE: thresh ::
thread {n} (long, thin and flexible form of material) :: draad {m}, garen {n}
thread {n} (a theme or idea) :: onderwerp {n}, rode draad {m}
thread {n} ((computing): a unit of execution) :: thread
thread {n} ((Internet): a series of messages) :: topic {f}, onderwerp {f}, draad
thread {v} (put thread through) :: bedraden
thread {v} (to pass) :: passeren voorbij gaan
threadbare {adj} (cloth) :: versleten
threads {n} (clothes) SEE: clothes ::
threads {n} (thread) SEE: thread ::
threat {n} (expression of intent to injure or punish another) :: bedreiging
threat {n} (indication of imminent danger) :: bedreiging {f}
threaten {v} (to make a threat against someone; to use threats) :: bedreigen, dreigen
threaten {v} (to menace, or be dangerous) :: bedreigen
threatened {adj} (at risk of becoming endangered) :: bedreigd
three {num} (cardinal number 3) :: drie
three {num} (set or group with three components) :: trits {c}
three {n} (digit/figure 3) :: drie {f}
three days ago {adv} (three days ago - translation entry) :: eereergisteren
three-dimensional {adj} (existing in three dimensions) :: driedimensionaal
three-headed {adj} (having three heads) :: driekoppig
threesome {n} (a group of three people) :: trio {n}, drietal {n}
threesome {n} (a sexual activity involving three people) :: trio {n}, triootje {n}
thresh {v} (to separate the grain from the straw or husks) :: dorsen
thresher {n} (farm machine) :: dorsmachine {f}
threshing floor {n} (floor of a threshing house) :: dorsvloer
threshold {n} (bottom-most part of a doorway) :: dorpel, drempel
threshold {n} :: drempelwaarde
thrice {adv} (three times) :: driemaal, driewerf
thrift {n} (characteristic of using a minimum of something) :: zuinigheid {f}
thrift {n} (savings bank) :: bank {f}
thrift {n} (various plants of the genus Armeria) :: Armeria, Engels gras {n}
thrift shop {n} (shop which sells used goods) :: kringloopwinkel {m} {f}
thrill {v} (suddenly excite someone, or to give someone great pleasure; to electrify) :: opwinden
thrill {v} (tremble or quiver) :: sidderen, trillen
thrill {n} (trembling or quivering, especially one caused by emotion) :: siddering {f}, trilling {f}
thrill {n} (cause of sudden excitement; a kick) :: siddering {f}
thrill {n} (slight quivering of the heart that accompanies a cardiac murmur) :: siddering {f}
thring {v} :: dringen
throat {n} (front part of the neck) :: keel
throat {n} (gullet or windpipe) :: keel
throat {n} (narrow opening in a vessel) :: hals
throb {v} (to pound or beat rapidly or violently) :: kloppen
throb {v} (to vibrate or pulsate with a steady rhythm) :: trillen, vibreren
throb {n} (beating, vibration or palpitation) :: geklop
throe {n} (severe spasm of pain, especially near the moment of death) :: stuiptrekking
thrombocyte {n} (platelet) SEE: platelet ::
thrombocytopenia {n} (abnormally low platelet count) :: trombocytopenie
thrombus {n} (blood clot formed in blood vessels that leads to thrombosis) :: trombose {f}
throne {n} (ornate seat) :: troon {m}
throne {n} (lavatory or toilet) :: gemak {n}
throne {n} (third highest order of angel) :: troon {m}
throne room {n} (a monarch's formal audience chamber) :: troonzaal {f}
throne room {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
throng {n} (group of people) :: massa, menigte, drukte {f}
throng {n} (group of things; host or swarm) :: zwerm
throng {v} (to crowd into a place, especially to fill it) :: samenstromen
throng {v} (to congregate) :: vergaderen
throttle {v} (to strangle someone) :: wurgen
through {prep} (to or up to, until (and including)) SEE: to ::
through {prep} (from one side of an opening to the other) :: door
through {prep} (entering, then later exiting) :: door
through {prep} (by means of) :: door
through {prep} :: door
through {n} (From one side to the other) :: doorheen
through and through {adv} (entirely) :: door en door
throughout {adv} (everywhere) :: overal
throw {v} (to cause an object to move rapidly through the air) :: werpen, gooien, smijten
throw {v} (to eject or cause to fall off) :: afwerpen
throw {v} (move to another position) :: omgooien
throw {v} (make (a pot) by shaping clay as it turns on a wheel) :: kleien
throw {n} (flight of a thrown object) :: worp {m}, gooi {m}
throw {n} (a distance travelled) :: verplaatsing {f}
throw away {v} (discard or dispose of) :: weggooien
throw down the gauntlet {v} (issue a challenge) :: iemand uitdagen
throw-in {n} (throw of the ball back into play) :: ingooi {c}
throwing stick {n} (stick that is thrown as a weapon) :: werphout {n}
throw in the towel {v} ((idiomatic) to quit; to give up) :: de handdoek in de ring werpen
throw out {v} (dismiss or expel someone from duty or attending) :: eruit gooien
throw the baby out with the bathwater {v} ((idiomatic) to discard something valuable) :: het kind met het badwater weggooien
throw up {v} (to vomit) SEE: vomit ::
throw up one's hands {v} ((idiomatic) to quit; to give up) SEE: throw in the towel ::
thru {prep} (through) SEE: through ::
thrush {n} (one of several species of songbirds of the family Turdidae) :: lijster {f}
thrush {n} :: spruw
thrust {n} (an attack with a sword) :: steek {m}
thrust {v} (make an advance with force) :: vooruitstuwen
thug {n} (someone who treats others violently or roughly) :: schoelie, schurk
thulium {n} (chemical element) :: thulium {n}
thumb {n} (digit) :: duim {m}
Thumbelina {prop} (a thumb-sized girl, the main character of a fairy tale) :: Duimelijntje {n}
thumbnail {n} (fingernail on the thumb) :: duimnagel {m}
thumbtack {n} (nail-like tack) :: duimspijker, punaise {m}
thump {n} (sound) :: bons {m}, dof {m}
thunder {n} (sound caused by lightning) :: donder {m}
thunder {n} (sound resembling thunder) :: gedonder {m}
thunder {n} (deep, rumbling noise) :: gerommel {n}
thunder {v} (to make a noise like thunder) :: donderen
thunder {v} (to talk with a loud, threatening voice) :: overdonderen
thunderbolt {n} (flash of lightning accompanied by thunder) :: bliksemstraal, donderstraal, donderslag
thunder god {n} (thunder deity) :: Donar
thunderstorm {n} (storm with thunder and lightning) :: onweer {n}
Thuringia {prop} (state) :: Thüringen
Thursday {n} (day of the week) :: donderdag {m}
Thursday {adv} (on Thursday) :: op donderdag
thus {adv} (in this way or manner) :: zo, alzo, aldus, waardoor
thus {adv} (as a result) :: bijgevolg, aldus
thus far {adv} (so far) :: dusverre
thwart {v} (to prevent; to halt; to cause failure) :: dwarsbomen
thy {determiner} (possessive determiner) :: je
thyme {n} (plant of the genus Thymus) :: tijm
thymus {n} (ductless gland located behind the breastbone) :: thymus {m}, zwezerik {m}
thyratron {n} (Any of several types of thermoelectric valve once used as a high-speed switch) :: thyratron
thyristor {n} (semiconductor diode) :: thyristor
thyroid {n} (thyroid gland) SEE: thyroid gland ::
thyroid gland {n} (large butterfly-shaped endocrine gland) :: schildklier
Tiber {prop} (river) :: Tiber {m}
Tibet {prop} (region in Central Asia) :: Tibet {n}
Tibetan {adj} (of or pertaining to Tibet) :: Tibetaans, Tibetaanse
Tibetan {n} (a person) :: Tibetaan {m}, Tibetaanse {f}
Tibetan {n} (a language) :: Tibetaans {n}
Tibetan Mastiff {n} (Tibetan Mastiff) :: Tibetaanse mastiff {m}
tibia {n} (bone of the leg) SEE: shinbone ::
tibia {n} (segment of insect's leg) SEE: shinbone ::
tic {n} (local and habitual convulsive motion) :: tic {m}
Ticino {prop} (canton of Switzerland) :: Kanton Ticino
tick {n} (unit of time defined by timer frequency) SEE: jiffy ::
tick {n} (arachnid) :: teek {m} {f}
tick {n} (quiet but sharp, repeated sound) :: getik {n}
tick {n} (short period of time) :: tel {m}
tick {n} (checkmark) :: vink {m} {f}, vinkje {n}
tick {v} (make a clicking noise) :: tikken
tick {v} (make a tick mark) :: afvinken, aanvinken, aankruisen
tick {n} (sheet around a mattress) :: [fabric] tijk {n}, [object made of it] tijk {m}
tick bite {n} :: tekenbeet {m}
ticket {n} (admission to entertainment) :: kaartje, ticket
ticket {n} (pass for transportation) :: ticket
ticket {n} (traffic citation) :: bekeuring
tickle {v} (to touch in a manner that causes tingling sensation) :: kietelen, kriebelen
tic-tac-toe {n} (game) :: kruisje-rondje, boter, kaas en eieren
tidal {adj} (relating to tides) :: getijde-
tidal wave {n} (large and sudden rise and fall in the tide) :: vloedgolf {m}
tidal wave {n} (tsunami) :: vloedgolf {m}, tsunami {m}
tidal wave {n} (figurative: sudden, powerful surge) :: vloedgolf {m}
tidal wave {n} (archaic: ocean wave) :: golf {m}
tidal wave {n} (oceanography: crest of ocean water resulting from tidal forces) :: golf {m}
tiddlywinks {n} (game in which the objective is to shoot winks into a cup) :: vlooienspel
tide {n} (periodic change of sea level) :: getijde {n}, tij {n}
tide {n} (time, notably liturgical anniversary or season) :: getijde {n}
tide {v} (cause to float with the tide) :: met het getij/de vloed meevoeren
tide {n} (high tide) SEE: high tide ::
tide {n} (low tide) SEE: low tide ::
tidiness {n} (the quality of being tidy) :: netheid {f}, zindelijkheid {f}
tiding {n} (news, new information) :: kond {f}
tidy {adj} (arranged neatly) :: net, proper, rein
tie {n} (tie score) :: gelijke stand {m}
tie {n} (curved line connecting two notes of the same pitch, combining their lengths) :: boog
tie {v} (to attach or fasten with string) :: knopen, vastknopen, binden, strikken
tie {n} (sleeper) SEE: sleeper ::
tie {n} (necktie) SEE: necktie ::
tier {n} (layer or rank) :: laag {f}, rang {m}
tiercel {n} (male hawk or falcon, used in falconry) :: tersel
Tierra del Fuego {prop} (archipelago between Chile and Argentina) :: Vuurland {n}
tie up {v} (to secure with rope, etc.) :: vastbinden
tiger {n} (The mammal Panthera tigris) :: tijger {m}
tiger's claw {n} (Indian coral tree) SEE: Indian coral tree ::
tiger shark {n} (Galeocerdo cuvier) :: tijgerhaai
Tigger {n} :: Teigetje
tight {adj} (narrow) SEE: narrow ::
tight {adj} (firmly held together) :: strak
tights {n} (women's garment) :: collant
tights {n} (dancer's garment) :: collant
tightwad {n} (someone who is overly cautious with money) :: gierigaard
tigress {n} (female tiger) :: tijgerin {f}
Tilburg {prop} (city in the Netherlands) :: Tilburg {n}
tilde {n} (diacritical mark) :: tilde
tilde {n} (key) :: tilde
tilde {n} (character) :: tilde
tilde {n} :: tilde
tile {n} (mostly rectangular shaped sheet of ceramic or fired clay to cover surfaces) :: tegel {m}, vloertegel {f}, muurtegel {m}, pan {f}, dakpan {f}
tile {v} (to cover with tiles) :: tegelen, betegelen
tilery {n} (a place where tiles are made) :: tegelbakkerij {c}
tiling {n} :: betegeling {f}
till {prep} (Until) :: tot
till {conj} (until) :: totdat
till {n} (cash register) :: kassa {f}
till {n} (box within a cash register) :: kassalade {f}
till {v} (to work or cultivate) :: ploegen, bewerken, bebouwen
till death do us part {adv} (phrase said as part of wedding vows indicating commitment) :: tot de dood ons scheidt
tiller {n} (person) :: boer, landman
tiller {n} (machine) :: graafmachine
tilt {v} (to slope or incline (something); to slant) :: kantelen
timber {n} (trees considered as a source of wood) :: kaphout {n}, hout {n}
timber {n} (wood that has been cut ready for construction) :: hout {n}, timmerhout {n}
timber {n} (beam used to support something such as a roof or a ship) :: dakbalk {m}, balk {m}
timber {interj} (warning shout used by loggers) :: onderuit!, van onderen
timbre {n} (quality of a sound independent of its pitch and volume) :: klankkleur {f}, timbre {n}
Timbuktu {prop} (city) :: Timboektoe {n}
Timbuktu {prop} (distant place) :: Timboektoe {n}, Tokio {n}
time {n} (inevitable passing of events) :: tijd {m}
time {n} (quantity of availability in time) :: tijd
time {n} (measurement of a quantity of time) :: tijd, duur {m}
time {n} (particular moment or hour) :: tijd {m}
time {n} (measurement under some system of the time of day or moment in time) :: tijd {m}
time {n} (numerical indication of a particular moment in time) :: tijdstip {n}
time {n} (instance or occurrence) :: keer {m}, maal {m}
time {n} (ratio of comparison) :: keer {m}
time {n} (era) :: tijdperk
time {n} (youth or young adulthood) :: tijd {m}
time {n} :: keer {m}
time {v} (to measure time) :: klokken, timen, chronometreren
time after time {adv} (again and again) :: keer op keer
time bomb {n} (bomb with a timeout mechanism) :: tijdbom {f} {m}
time capsule {n} (sealed container) :: tijdcapsule
time-consuming {adj} (requiring significant amounts of time) :: tijdrovend
time difference {n} (difference of time between measurements) :: tijdsverschil {n}
time flies {phrase} (time seems to pass quickly) :: de tijd vliegt
time heals all wounds {proverb} (negative feelings eventually fade away) :: de tijd heelt alle wonden
time immemorial {n} (time that extends beyond memory or record) :: mensenheugenis {f}
time is money {proverb} (time is money) :: tijd is geld {f}
timeless {adj} (eternal) SEE: eternal ::
timeline {n} (graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events) :: tijdlijn
timeliness {n} (the state of being timely) :: stiptheid {f}
timely {adj} (happening or appearing at the proper time) :: tijdig
time machine {n} (device used to travel in time) :: tijdmachine
time of day {n} (time according to the clock) SEE: time ::
timer {n} (device) :: timer {m}, eierwekker {m}
times {prep} (multiplied by) :: keer, maal
time scale {n} (series of events used as a rough measure of duration) :: tijdschaal {f} {m}
timestamp {n} (date and time of an event) :: tijdsaanduiding {f}, tijdstempel {m}
timestamp {v} (record date and time of) :: meten
timetable {n} (a structured schedule of events) :: rooster {m} {n}, lesrooster {n}
time travel {n} (hypothetical or fictional travel to the past or future) :: tijdreizen
time trial {n} (race in cycling) :: tijdrit {m}
time will tell {phrase} (results of an action cannot be known beforehand) :: de tijd zal het leren, de tijd zal 't leren
time zone {n} (range of longitudes where a common standard time is used) :: tijdzone {f}
timezone {n} (time zone) SEE: time zone ::
timid {adj} (lacking in courage or confidence) :: schuchter, bedeesd, schroomvallig, timide
Timișoara {prop} (city in Romania) :: Timișoara
Timor-Leste {prop} (East Timor) SEE: East Timor ::
timorous {adj} (fearful, timid) :: angstig, schuw, verlegen,
Timothy {prop} (books in the New Testament) :: Timoteüs
Timothy {prop} (companion of Paul) :: Timoteüs
Timothy {prop} (male given name) :: Timoteüs
timpani {n} (kettledrums) :: pauk
timpanum {n} (musical instrument) SEE: kettledrum ::
timpanum {n} (eardrum) SEE: eardrum ::
timps {n} (timpani) SEE: timpani ::
tin {n} (element) :: tin {n}
tin {n} (airtight container) :: blik {n}, conservenblik {n}
tin {n} (metal pan) :: bakvorm {m} [for baking], taartvorm {m} [for cakes]
tin {adj} (made of tin) :: tinnen
tin {v} (to place into a tin in order to preserve) :: inblikken, conserveren
tin {v} (to cover with tin) :: vertinnen
tin {v} (to coat with solder) :: vertinnen
tinderbox {n} (small container containing flint, steel, and tinder) :: tondeldoos {f}
tine {n} (prong) :: punt {m}
tinge {n} (a small amount of something, especially of an added color) :: tintje
tinge {n} (the degree of vividness of a colour; shade, hue or tint) :: schakering, ondertoon
tinge {v} (to add a small amount of color) :: tinten, lichtjes kleuren
tingle {v} (to have a prickling or mildly stinging sensation) :: tintelen, kriebelen
tingling {n} (a tingling sensation) :: tinteling {f}
Tinkerbell {n} (fictional fairy) :: Tinkelbel {f}
tinkerer {n} (meddler) SEE: meddler ::
tinkle {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate ::
tinnitus {n} (perception of nonexistent noise) :: tinnitus, oorsuizen
tin opener {n} (tin opener) SEE: can opener ::
tin-opener {n} (can opener) SEE: can opener ::
tinsel {n} (thin strips of a glittering, metallic material used as a decoration) :: engelenhaar, guirlande
tinsmith {n} (a person who makes or repairs things with tin) :: tingieter
tiny {adj} (very small) :: klein, minuscuul
-tion {suffix} (producing a noun meaning the action or effect of a verb) :: -ing [Germanic], -tie [Romanic]
tip {n} (extreme end of something) :: punt
tip {n} (area or place for dumping something, such as rubbish or refuse, as from a mine; a heap) :: stort {m} {n}, stortplaats, vuilnisbelt {m} {f}
tip {v} (give a small amount of money to someone for a service provided) :: fooi
tip {n} (small amount of money left for a servant as a token of appreciation) :: fooi {f}, drinkgeld {n}, tip {m}
tip {n} (piece of private information) :: tip, hint
tip {v} (inform of a potential clue) :: tippen
tip of the iceberg {n} (only the beginning) :: topje van de ijsberg
tipsy {adj} (slightly drunk) :: aangeschoten, tipsy, teut
tiptoe {v} (to walk quietly) :: op de tippen lopen
tip-top {adj} (excellent) SEE: excellent ::
tiramisu {n} (semifreddo dessert) :: tiramisu {m}
tire {n} (rubber covering on a wheel) SEE: tyre ::
tire {v} :: zich vermoeien, moe worden
tired {adj} (in need of rest or sleep) :: moe, vermoeid
tisane {n} (herbal tea) SEE: herbal tea ::
tissue {n} (woven fabric) :: weefsel {n}
tissue {n} (sheet of absorbent paper) :: zakdoek {m}, papieren zakdoekje {n}, tissue {m}
tissue {n} (aggregation of cells) :: weefsel {n}
tit {n} (a mammary gland, teat) :: tiet {f}
tit {n} ((slang, vulgar) a woman's breast) :: tiet {f}, tet {f}
tit {n} (chickadee) SEE: chickadee ::
titan arum {n} (Amorphopallus titanum) :: reuzenaronskelk {m}, penisplant {f}
titanium {n} (chemical element) :: titanium {n}, titaan {n}
titanium dioxide {n} (brilliant white pigment) :: titaandioxide {n}
titfer {n} (hat) SEE: hat ::
tit for tat {n} (hat) SEE: hat ::
tit for tat {n} (act of returning exactly what one gets) :: oog om oog, tand om tand
tithe {n} (tenth) SEE: tenth ::
tithe {n} (tax paid to the Church) :: tiende deel
Tithonian {prop} (age 152.1-145Ma ago) :: Tithonien
Titian {prop} (sixteenth century Italian painter) :: Titiaan {m}
title {n} (prefix or suffix added to a name) :: titel {m}
title {n} (right to ownership) :: eigendomsrecht {n}
title {n} (certificate of ownership) :: eigendomsbewijs {n}, eigendomscertificaat {n}, titel {m}
title {n} (name of a book, etc) :: titel {m}
title {n} :: titel {m}
title page {n} (page in a book) :: titelplaat
titling {n} (stockfish) SEE: stockfish ::
Titoism {n} (socialist ideology) :: Titoïsme
titrate {v} (to ascertain the concentration of a solution) :: titreren
tits and ass {n} (entertainment involving scantily clad women) :: tieten en kont {f}, tietenkont {f}
tits and bums {n} (tits and ass) SEE: tits and ass ::
tittle {n} (a small amount) :: spatje
tittle {n} (dot on i and j) :: tittel
titty {n} (kitty) SEE: kitty ::
titular {adj} (of a title) :: titulair
titular {adj} (nominal) :: titulair, nominaal
titular {n} (of a title) :: titelvoerder {m}, titeldrager {m}
titular see {n} (type of episcopal see) :: titulair bisdom {n}
Titus {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Titus {m}
Titus {prop} (biblical character) :: Titus {m}
Titus {prop} (male given name) :: Titus {m}
T-junction {n} (junction in the shape of a T) :: T-kruising
Tōkyō {prop} (Tokyo) SEE: Tokyo ::
tölt {n} (type of gait) :: tölt {m}
tmesis {n} (insertion of one or more words between the components of a word) :: tmesis {f}
to {particle} (infinitive-marker) :: te, -en
to {prep} (in the direction of, and arriving at) :: naar
to {prep} (used to indicate purpose) :: voor, om te
to {prep} (used after certain adjectives to indicate a relationship) :: tegen, aan, met
to {prep} (used to indicate ratios) :: tegen
to {prep} (used to indicated exponentiation) :: tot
to {prep} (used to indicate the indirect object) :: aan
to {prep} (time: preceding) :: voor
to {adv} :: toe, dicht
toad {n} (amphibian similar to a frog) :: pad {f}, krodde {f}
toad {n} :: pad
toadstool {n} (an inedible or poisonous mushroom) :: giftige paddestoel {m}, gifzwam {m}
to and fro {adv} (back and forth) :: heen en weer
Toarcian {prop} :: Toarcien
toast {n} (toasted bread) :: toost, geroosterd brood
toast {n} (salutation) :: toost, heildronk
toast {v} (to lightly cook by browning over fire) :: roosteren
toast {v} (to lightly cook in a kitchen appliance) :: grillen, roosteren, toasten
toast {v} (to engage in a salutation) :: toasten, drinken op
toaster {n} (device for toasting bread) :: broodrooster
toastmaster {n} (person who proposes toasts etc,) SEE: master of ceremonies ::
tobacco {n} (any plant of the genus Nicotiana) :: tabaksplant
tobacco {n} (leaves of certain varieties of tobacco plant) :: tabak {m}
tobacconist {n} (tobacconist's shop) SEE: tobacconist's ::
tobacconist's {n} (shop that sells tobacco products) :: tabakswinkel {m}, sigarenwinkel {m}
tobacco pipe {n} (smoking tool) :: pijp {f}
to be continued {phrase} (continues in next episode) :: wordt vervolgd
toccata {n} (musical piece) :: toccata {f}
Tocharian {prop} (language) :: tochaars
Tocharian {n} (person) :: tochaar
Tocharian {adj} (related to Tocharians) :: tochaars
today {adv} (on the current day) :: vandaag
today {adv} (nowadays) :: tegenwoordig, vandaag de dag, heden ten dage, vandaag
today {n} (today (noun)) :: vandaag
toddler {n} (young human child) :: peuter {m} {f}
to do with {prep} (relate or relevant to) :: te maken hebben
toe {n} (each of the five digits on the end of the foot) :: teen {m}
toe {n} (part of a shoe or sock covering the toe) :: neus
toe {n} :: teen {m}
to each his own {proverb} (every person is entitled to his or her personal preferences) :: ieder zijn ding, ieder het zijne
toeboard {n} (a low board around the edge of a raised platform) :: tenenplank {f}
toe-curling {adj} (causing feelings of acute embarrassment) :: tenenkrommend
toenail {n} (the plate covering the end of a toe) :: teennagel {m}
to err is human {proverb} (Everybody makes mistakes) :: vergissen is menselijk
toff {n} ("A person of the upper class") :: fijne mijnheer, banjer
toffee {n} (uncountable: type of confectionery) :: toffee {m}
tofu {n} (protein-rich food made from curdled soy milk) :: sojakaas, tahoe, tofoe
together {adv} (at the same time, in the same place) :: samen, tezamen
together {adv} (into one place) :: bijeen, bij elkaar
together {adv} :: samen, tezamen, bijeen, [2] ineen
toggle {v} :: schakelen
Togo {prop} (Togolese Republic) :: Togo {n}
toil {n} (labor, work) :: gezwoeg {n}
toil {v} (to labour, to work) :: werken, labeuren,
toilet {n} (personal grooming) :: toilet
toilet {n} (dressing room) :: kleedkamer
toilet {n} (room used for urination and defecation, see also: bathroom; men's room; ladies' room; outhouse; portable toilet; latrine; shitter) :: toilet, wc [informal]
toilet {n} (fixture used for urination and defecation, see also: flush toilet; squat toilet; chemical toilet; urinal; latrine) :: toiletpot {m}, wc-pot {m}, wc {m}
toilet {n} :: huisje {n}, kleinste kamertje {n}
toilet brush {n} (brush to clean toilet bowl) :: toiletborstel {m}
toilet humour {n} (a scatological or vulgar phrase intended to be amusing) :: poep-en-pieshumor {m}
toilet paper {n} (paper to clean oneself after defecation or urination) :: WC-papier {n}, toiletpapier {n}, WC-rol {m}
toilet roll {n} (roll of toilet paper) :: wc-rol {m}
toilet seat {n} (seat of a toilet) :: wc-bril {c}, toiletbril {c}, bril {c}
toilet training {n} (The act of training a young child to use the toilet) :: zindelijkheidstraining
toilet water {n} (perfumed mixture of water and alcohol) SEE: eau de toilette ::
Tokelau {prop} (a territory of New Zealand in the Pacific) :: Tokelau-eilanden
token {n} (something serving as an expression of something else) :: teken {n}
token {n} (keepsake or souvenir) :: aandenken {n}, souvenir {n}
token {n} (piece of stamped metal used as a substitute for money) :: jeton {m}, munt {f}
token {n} (atomic piece of data) :: token {m} {n}, symbool {n}
token {adj} (merely symbolic) :: symbolisch
Toki Pona {prop} (constructed language) :: Toki Pona
Tokyo {prop} (capital of Japan) :: Tokio {n}, Tokyo {n}
Tokyoite {adj} (relating to Tokyo) :: Tokioos
Tokyoite {n} (person from Tokyo) :: Tokioër {m}, Tokiose {f}
told {v} (simple past tense) :: vertelde, vertelden
told {v} (past participle) :: verteld
tolerable {adj} :: tolerabel
tolerance {n} (ability to tolerate) :: verdraagzaamheid, tolerantie {c}
tolerant {adj} (tending to permit, allow, understand, or accept something) :: verdraagzaam, tolerant
toleratable {adj} (tolerable) SEE: tolerable ::
tolerate {v} (to allow without interference) :: verdragen, tolereren, toelaten, dulden, gedogen
to let {prep} (being advertised for rent (of a room or property)) SEE: for rent ::
toll {n} (fee for using roads and bridges) :: tol {f}
toll {n} (loss or damage) :: tol
toll {v} (to make the noise of a bell) :: luiden
toll {v} (entice) SEE: entice ::
toll booth {n} (a booth on a toll road or toll bridge where the toll is collected) :: tolhuis {n}
toll road {n} (toll road) SEE: turnpike ::
tollway {n} (turnpike) SEE: turnpike ::
tom {n} (male cat) :: kater {m}
tomato {n} (tomato plant) :: tomaat {c}, tomatenplant {c}
tomato {n} (fruit) :: tomaat {f}
tomato juice {n} (juice made from tomatoes) :: tomatensap {n}
tomato sauce {n} (ketchup) SEE: ketchup ::
tomb {n} (small building or vault for the remains of the dead) :: tombe {f} {m}
tombola {n} (lottery) :: tombola {m}
tombstone {n} (stone on grave) :: grafsteen {m}, zerk {m} {f}
tombstoning {n} (diving off of a cliff) :: klipspringen
tom cat {n} (male cat) :: kater {m}
tomcat {n} (tom) SEE: tom ::
Tom, Dick and Harry {n} (anybody or everybody; random or unknown people) :: Jan en Alleman, Jan, Piet & Klaas
tome {n} (one in a series of volumes) :: band {m}, deel {n}
tomfoolery {n} (foolish behaviour) :: gekkigheid {f}
tommy bar {n} (short bar) :: kruk {m}
tomnoddy {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin ::
tomography {n} (imaging by sections or sectioning) :: tomografie
tomorrow {adv} (on the day after the present day) :: morgen
tomorrow {n} (the day after the present day) :: morgen {m}
tomorrow is another day {proverb} (a phrase indicating that tomorrow will bring new opportunities) :: morgen is er weer een dag
tomorrow night {adv} (during the night of the day after) :: morgennacht, morgenavond
tomorrow night {n} (night after the present day) :: morgennacht {m}, morgenavond {m}
Tom Thumb {prop} (the thumb-sized hero of a fairy tale) :: Klein Duimpje {n}
ton {n} (unit of weight) :: ton
tone {n} (specific pitch, quality and duration; a note) :: toon {m}, noot {f} {m}
tone {n} (interval of a major second) :: hele toon
tone {n} (character of a sound, especially the timbre of an instrument or voice) :: toon {m}, timbre
tone {n} (pitch of a word that distinguishes a difference in meaning) :: toon {m}
tone {n} (manner in which speech or writing is expressed) :: toon {m}
tone {n} (shade or quality of a colour) :: toon {m}
tone-deaf {adj} (unable to distinguish differences in pitch) :: klankendoof, toondoof
toneme {n} (phoneme) :: toneem {n}
tong {n} (An instrument or tool used for manipulating things in a fire without touching them with the hands) :: tang {m}
Tonga {prop} (country) :: Tonga
tongs {n} (an instrument) :: tang
tongue {n} (language) SEE: language ::
tongue {n} (organ) :: tong {f}
tongue {n} (flap in a shoe) :: tong {c}
tongue-twister {n} (phrase which is difficult to say) :: tongbreker {m}
tonic {n} (soda pop) SEE: soda pop ::
tonic {n} (tonic water) SEE: tonic water ::
tonic water {n} (carbonated beverage) :: tonic {m}
tonight {adv} (during today's evening) :: vanavond
tonight {adv} (during today's nighttime) :: vannacht
tonight {n} (nighttime today) :: deze avond {m}, deze nacht {m}
tonsil {n} (palatine tonsil) :: keelamandel, tonsill
tonsil {n} :: amandel {m}, keelamandel {m}
tonsillitis {n} (inflammation of the tonsils) :: tonsillitis
too {adv} (likewise) :: ook, eveneens
too {adv} (more than enough; as too much) :: te
too bad {phrase} (that's a pity) :: wat jammer
toodeloo {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
tool {n} (mechanical device intended to make a task easier) :: gereedschap {n}, werktuig {n}, instrument {n}, hulpmiddel {n}
tool {n} (equipment used in a profession) :: gereedschap {n}, instrument {n}
tool {n} (penis) :: lul {n}
tool {v} (to work on or shape with tools) :: bewerken
tool {v} (to equip with tools) :: uitrusten
toolbar {n} (row of icons in a graphical user interface) :: werkbalk {m}, knoppenbalk {m}
toolbox {n} (storage case for tools) :: gereedschapskist {f}
toolbox {n} (set of routines) :: gereedschapskist {f}
toolkit {n} (assembly of tools) :: gereedschapskist {f} {m}
too many cooks spoil the broth {proverb} (with too many people a task won't be done very well) :: veel koks bederven de brij, veel koks verzouten de brij
too much {adv} (excessively) :: te veel
toon {n} (town) SEE: town ::
to one's heart's content {adv} :: naar hartenlust
to one's knowledge {adv} (to one's knowledge) :: voor zo ver ik weet
toot {n} (the noise of a horn or whistle) :: getoeter {n}
tooth {n} (biological tooth) :: tand {m}
tooth {n} (saw tooth) :: tand {m}, zaagtand {m}
tooth {n} (gear tooth) :: tand {m}
toothache {n} (ache in a tooth) :: tandpijn {m} {f}
tooth and nail {adv} (viciously) :: met hand en tand (with hand and tooth)
toothbrush {n} (brush for cleaning the teeth and tongue) :: tandenborstel {m}
tooth fairy {n} (a figure of modern myth) :: tandenfee {f}
Tooth Fairy {n} (figure of modern myth) :: tandenfee {f}
toothpaste {n} (paste for cleaning the teeth) :: tandpasta {m}
toothpick {n} (stick for removing food residue from the area between the teeth) :: tandenstoker {m}
top {n} (uppermost part) :: bovenkant {m}
top {n} (uppermost part of a visual field) :: bovenkant {m}
top {n} (lid, cap, cover) :: deksel {n}
top {n} (garment worn to cover the torso) :: bovenkleding {f}, topje {n}
top {n} (child’s spinning toy) :: tol {m}, draaitol
top {v} (excel) :: uitmunten
top {v} (slang: to murder) :: van kant maken
top {adj} (informal: best) :: top-
topaz {n} (mineral) :: topaas {n}
topaz {n} (gem) :: topaas {m}
top hat {n} (cylindrical hat) :: hogehoed {m}, tophoed {m}, cilinderhoed {m}
topic {n} (discussion thread) SEE: thread ::
topic {n} (subject; theme) :: onderwerp {n}, thema {n}
top it off {v} (emphasize) :: bekronen
topographic {adj} (of, or relating to topography) :: topografisch
topology {n} (study of geometric properties that are not changed by stretching etc.) :: topologie {f}
topos {n} (literary theme) :: topos {m} {n}
topos {n} (mathematical structure) :: topos {m} {n}
tops {adv} (maximum) :: maximum, maximaal
topsail {n} (sail above the course sail) :: bovenzeil {n}
top secret {adj} (information classified at the highest level) :: topgeheim
topsy-turvy {adj} (backwards or upside down) :: ondersteboven, achterstevoren
topsy-turvy {adj} (disorderly, chaotic) :: wanordelijk, chaotisch
top up {v} (to fill) :: bijvullen, aanvullen
top up {v} (to extend credit) :: opwaarderen
toque {n} (knitted hat) SEE: beanie ::
toque {n} (chef) SEE: chef ::
toque {n} (rimless hat) :: toque {f}{m}
tor {n} (hill) SEE: hill ::
Torah {prop} (the Five Books of Moses - the full body of Jewish law) :: Thora {f}
Torbay sole {n} (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus) :: hondstong
torch {n} (flashlight) SEE: flashlight ::
torch {n} (stick with flame at one end) :: toorts, fakkel
torment {n} (extreme pain) :: kwelling
torment {v} (to cause severe suffering) :: kwellen, pijnigen
tornado {n} (violent windstorm) :: tornado
Toronto {prop} (provincial capital on Ontario, Canada) :: Toronto {n}
torpedo {n} (underwater weapon) :: torpedo
torpedo boat {n} (warship designed to fire torpedoes) :: torpedoboot {f} {m}
torpedo tube {n} (tube through which torpedoes are launched) :: torpedobuis {f}
torpor {n} (being inactive or stuporous) :: verstarring, letargie
torque {n} (a rotational or twisting force) :: koppel {n}
torrefy {v} (to subject to intense heat) :: roosteren, verzengen
torrent {n} (violent flow, as of water etc.) :: stortvloed {m}, stroom {m}
torsion {n} :: torsie {f}
torso {n} (body excluding the head and limbs) :: torso, romp {f}
tort {n} (law: wrongful act causing injury) :: onrechtmatige daad {f}
tortoise {n} (land-dwelling reptile) :: schildpad {f}
Tortonian {n} :: Tortonien
torture {n} (intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony) :: marteling {f}, foltering {f}, pijniging {f}
torture {v} (to intentionally inflict unnecessary pain or suffering on helpless victims) :: martelen, folteren
tosh {n} (silly nonsense) :: onzin {m}, zever {m}, gebrabbel {n}
Tosk {prop} (Tosk) :: Toskisch
toss {n} (toss of a coin before a match) :: opgooi
toss {v} (to throw with an initial upward direction) :: opgooien, opwerpen
toss and turn {v} (unable to lie still) :: woelen
tosser {n} (wanker) SEE: wanker ::
total {n} (amount) :: totaal {n}
total {n} (sum) :: totaal {n}, som {f}
total {adj} (entire) :: totaal, totale, geheel, gehele
total {adj} (complete) :: compleet, complete, volledig, volledige, geheel, gehele, totale, totaal, totaal-
total {v} (to add up) :: bijeentellen, optellen
total {v} (to equal after calculation) :: uitkomen op, gelijk zijn aan
total {v} (to demolish) :: in de prak rijden
total {v} ((intransitive) to amount to) :: uitkomen op, gelijk zijn aan
totalitarian {adj} (related to the system of government) :: totalitair, totalitaire
totally {adv} (In a total manner; completely) :: volledig, helemaal, totaal
total recall {n} (photographic memory) SEE: photographic memory ::
total war {n} (warfare where all of a country's resources are employed) :: totale oorlog {m}
tote {n} (tote bag) :: tas {c}, zak {c}
tote {n} (heavy burden) :: last {c}
tote {v} (carry or bear) :: torsen
tote {v} (add up) :: samentellen
tote bag {n} (large handbag) :: boodschappentas {f}, draagtas {f}
totem {n} (natural object or living creature that serves as an emblem of a tribe) :: totem {m}
totem pole {n} (sculpture) :: totempaal {m}
to that end {prep} (therefore) SEE: therefore ::
to the max {prep} (very) SEE: very ::
totter {n} (unsteady movement) :: tuimeling, valpartij
toucan {n} (Ramphastid) :: toekan {m}
touch {v} (make physical contact with) :: aanraken, beroeren, raken
touch {v} (affect emotionally) :: raken, roeren, ontroeren
touch {n} (style or technique) :: touché {n}
touch {n} (distinguishing feature) :: detail {n}
touch {n} (small amount) :: tikje
touch {n} :: [1] aanraking {f}, [1,2] contact {n}
touched {adj} (moved) :: ontroerd
touching {adj} (provoking sadness and pity) :: roerend
touch screen {n} (input/output device) :: aanraakscherm {n}, touchscreen {n}
touchstone {n} (A stone used to test the quality of gold alloys) :: toetssteen {m}
touchstone {n} (A standard of comparison or evaluation) :: maatstaf {m}, toetssteen {m}
touch up {v} (make finishing touches) :: retoucheren
touch wood {v} (to make contact with wood or another material to avert bad luck) SEE: knock on wood ::
touch wood {interj} (hopefully; said when touching something wooden) SEE: knock on wood ::
tough {v} (endure) SEE: endure ::
tough {adj} (difficult to chew) :: taai
tough {interj} (lack of sympathy) :: jammer
tough {n} :: taai, hard, sterk, robuust
tough {adj} (stubborn) SEE: stubborn ::
tough {adj} (resilient) SEE: resilient ::
tough out {v} (endure) SEE: endure ::
tour {n} (journey) :: excursie, reis {f}, toer {m}
tour {n} (guided visit) :: rondgang, rondleiding
tour {n} :: rondreis {f}{m}
tour {v} (to make a journey) :: tournee {f}
tour de force {n} (Feat demonstrating brilliance or mastery in a field) :: krachttoer {m}, huzarenstuk {n}
tour de force {n} :: krachtdaad {c}
Tour de France {prop} (annual long-distance cycling race through France) :: Ronde van Frankrijk {f}, Tour de France {m}
Tourette syndrome {n} (disorder characterized by tics) :: syndroom van Gilles de la Tourette {n}
tourism {n} (the act of travelling or sightseeing) :: toerisme {n}
tourist {n} (someone who travels for pleasure) :: toerist {m}, toeriste {f}
touristic {adj} (catering to tourists) :: toeristisch
tourist trap {n} (establishment encouraging tourists to spend money) :: toeristenval {m}
touristy {adj} (catering to tourists) :: toeristisch
tourmaline {n} (both senses) :: toermalijn {m}
tournament {n} (series of games) :: toernooi {n}, [Flemish] tornooi {n}
tour operator {n} (travel agency) SEE: travel agency ::
tout {v} (To flaunt, to publicize/publicise; to boast or brag; to promote) :: klanten lokken scharrelen, verhandelen, sjacheren, werven,
tovarish {n} (comrade) SEE: comrade ::
tow {n} (cable used in towing) :: sleeptouw {n}, trekkabel {m}
tow {n} (bundle of fibers) :: werk {n}
toward {prep} (in the direction of) :: naar
towards {prep} (toward) SEE: toward ::
tow bar {n} (a bar, or ball, usually at the rear of a vehicle, where a trailer, or caravan or other similar item can be attached and towed) :: trekhaak {m}
towel {n} (cloth used for wiping) :: handdoek {m}
tower {n} (structure) :: toren {m}
tower {n} ((figuratively) any item that is higher than it is wide) :: toren {m}
tower {n} (Tarot card) :: toren
tower {n} :: toren {m}
tower block {n} (tall building) :: hoogbouw {m}
tower of Babel {n} (situation of confusion due to many languages) :: toren van Babel {m}
Tower of Babel {prop} (tower erected at Babel) :: toren van Babel {m}
Tower of London {prop} (a fortress in London) :: Tower of London
Tower of Pisa {prop} (Leaning Tower of Pisa) SEE: Leaning Tower of Pisa ::
tower of strength {n} :: steun en toeverlaat, rots in de branding
tower over {v} (to be considerably taller than) :: bovenuittorenen
towhead {n} :: vlaskop
towheaded {adj} (Having pale blond hair, resembling tow) :: vlasblond
to whom it may concern {phrase} (phrase used to begin a formal letter to an unknown recipient) :: voor wie het aangaat
to whom this may concern {phrase} (salutation) SEE: to whom it may concern ::
to wit {adv} (namely, specifically) :: te weten, namelijk
towline {n} (A line or rope used for towing a vehicle) :: sleepkabel {m}, sleeptouw {n}
town {n} (settlement) :: gemeente {f}, stad {f}, nederzetting {f}, tuin {m}
town hall {n} (a building that houses the local government offices of a town) :: gemeentehuis {n}, (archaic) raadhuis {n}
townhouse {n} (town hall) SEE: town hall ::
townhouse {n} (row house) SEE: rowhouse ::
township {n} (territory of a town) :: tuinschap {f}
township {n} (area set aside for nonwhite occupation in South Africa) :: tuinschap {f}
town twinning {n} (pairing of towns or cities) :: partnerstad
towpath {n} (path alongside a canal or river) :: jaagpad {n}
towrope {n} (a rope for towing) :: sleeptouw {n}, sleepkabel {c}
tow truck {n} (motor vehicle for towing) :: takelwagen {m}
toxic {adj} (having a harmful chemical nature) :: giftig, toxisch
toxicological {adj} (of or pertaining to toxicology) :: toxicologisch
toxicologist {n} (scientist or physician who speciality is toxicology) :: toxicoloog {m}
toxicology {n} (scientific study of poisons and poisoning) :: toxicologie {f}
toy {n} (something to play with) :: speelgoed {n}
trace {n} (act of tracing) :: opsporen, nazoeken
trace {n} (very small amount) :: sporen {n-p}
trace {v} (to follow the trail of something) :: opsporen, spoorzoeken
trace {v} (to copy onto a sheet of transparent paper) :: overtrekken, calqueren
trace element {n} (chemical element in an organism’s diet) :: sporenelement {n}
tracer {n} (A piece of ammunition for a firearm that contains magnesium or another flammable substance) :: tracer, lichtspoormunitie
trachea {n} (thin-walled, cartilaginous tube connecting the larynx to the bronchi) :: trachee (de), trachea {f}, luchtpijp {m} {f}
track {n} (mark left by something that has passed along) :: spoor {n}
track {n} (mark or impression left by the foot) :: voetspoor {n}
track {n} (caterpillar track) SEE: caterpillar track ::
track cycling {n} (Cycling discipline) :: baanwielrennen {n}
track cyclist {n} (1. someone who cycles on a track) :: baanwielrenner {m}, baanwielrenster {f}
track down {v} (to search, hunt) :: opsporen
tracksuit {n} (garment) :: trainingspak {n}
tract {n} (an area) :: gebied {n}
tract {n} (a series of connected body organs) :: kanaal {n}, stelsel {n}
tractate {n} (treatise) :: verhandeling
traction {n} (act of pulling something along a surface using motive power) :: aandrijving {f}
traction {n} (condition of being so pulled) :: aandrijving {f}
traction {n} (pulling power of an engine or animal) :: trekkracht {m} {f}
traction {n} (adhesive friction of a wheel etc on a surface) :: tractie {f}
tractor {n} (farm vehicle) :: tractor {m}, trekker {m}
tractor beam {n} (science fiction device) :: trekstraal
trade {n} (buying and selling) :: handel {m}
trade {n} (instance of buying or selling) :: handel {m}
trade {n} (skilled practice of an occupation) :: gilde {m}
trade {n} :: arbeidsmarkt {f}
trade {v} (exchange) :: ruilen
trade deficit {n} (negative balance of trade) :: handelstekort {n}
trade fair {n} (exhibition for a particular field) :: beurs, jaarbeurs {m} {f}
trademark {n} (identification of a company's product) :: handelsmerk {n}
trade name {n} (name used to identify a commercial product or service) :: handelsnaam {m}
tradeoff {n} (advantage that necessitates loss) SEE: trade-off ::
trade-off {n} (situation in which one thing must be decreased for another to be increased) :: compromis {n}
trader {n} (one who gains a livelihood from trading) :: handelaar {m}
trade union {n} (organization) :: vakbond {m}
trading post {n} (place where trading of goods takes place) :: handelspost {c}, handelsplaats {m} {f}
tradition {n} (a part of culture that is passed from person to person or generation to generation) :: traditie {f}
traditional {adj} (of or pertaining to tradition) :: traditioneel
Traditional Chinese {prop} (Chinese written using traditional characters) :: traditionele Chinees {n}
traditionally {adv} (traditional manner) :: traditioneel
traductology {n} (translation studies) SEE: translation studies ::
traffic {n} (pedestrians or vehicles on roads or on the air) :: verkeer {n}
traffic {n} (commercial transportation or exchange of goods) :: handel {m}, verkeer {n}
traffic {n} (illegal trade or exchange of goods, often drugs) :: zwarte handel {m}
traffic {n} (exchange or flux of information, messages or data) :: verkeer {n}
trafficator {n} (blinking light) SEE: indicator ::
traffic cone {n} (cone-shaped marker) :: verkeerskegel {m}, afzetkegel {m}, pylon {m}
traffic jam {n} (situation in which all road traffic is stationary or very slow) :: opstopping {f}, file {f}
trafficking {n} (human trafficking) SEE: human trafficking ::
traffic light {n} (signalling device) :: verkeerslicht {n}, stoplicht {n}
traffic sign {n} (traffic sign) :: verkeersbord {n}
tragedy {n} :: tragedie
tragic {adj} (causing great sadness) :: tragisch
tragic {adj} (relating to tragedy) :: tragisch
tragicness {n} (state or quality of being tragic) :: tragiek
trail {n} (track followed by a hunter) :: spoor
trail {n} (route for travel over land) :: route, pad {n}
trailblazer {n} (one that blazes a trail to guide others) :: wegbereider
trailer {n} (vehicle towed behind another, used for carrying equipment) :: aanhangwagen {m}, aanhanger {m}
trailer {n} :: aanhangwagen, aanhanger
trail mix {n} (a blend of foods for snacking on the go) :: studentenhaver {m}, elitehaver {m}
train {n} (line of connected cars or carriages) :: trein {m}
train {n} (group of animals, vehicles, or people) :: karavaan {m}, rij {f}, stoet {m}
train {n} (that which is drawn along) :: sleep {m}
train {v} (to practice an ability) :: trainen, oefenen
train {v} (to teach a task) :: trainen, oefenen
train {v} :: bekwamen
train crossing {n} (level crossing) SEE: level crossing ::
trainer {n} (person who trains another; coach) :: trainer {m}, trainster {f}
training {n} (the activity of imparting and acquiring skills) :: opleiding {f}
train station {n} (place where trains stop for passengers) SEE: railway station ::
trait {n} (an identifying characteristic, habit or trend) :: karaktereigenschap
traitor {n} (one who violates allegiance and betrays one's country) :: verrader {m}, verraadster {f}, overloper {m}, overloopster {f}
traitor {n} (a betrayer) :: trouweloze {c}
traitor {v} (act the traitor toward) :: verraden
traitor {adj} (traitorous) :: verraderlijk, verraderlijke
Trajan {prop} (the Roman emperor) :: Trajanus {m}
tram {n} (passenger vehicle) :: tram {m}
tram {n} (vehicle for material) :: wagen {m}, spoorwagen {m}, mijnwagen {m}
tramp {n} (homeless person) :: vagebond, landloper, zwerver, dakloze
tramp {n} (promiscuous woman) :: hoer {m} {f}, sloerie {f}
tramp {v} (to hitchhike) SEE: hitchhike ::
trampoline {n} (gymnastic and recreational device) :: trampoline {f}
tramp stamp {n} (tattoo on a woman's lower back) :: reetgewei {n}
tram stop {n} (stop for trams) :: tramhalte {f}
trance {n} (A genre of electronic dance music) :: trance {c}
tranche {v} (slice) SEE: slice ::
tranquil {adj} :: rustig
tranquillity {n} (the state of being tranquil) :: rust
tranquillity {n} (the absence of disturbance; peacefulness) :: rust
tranquilly {adv} (in a tranquil manner) :: rustig
trans- {prefix} (across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of) :: trans-
transaction {n} :: transactie
Transcaucasia {prop} (region of southwest Asia) SEE: South Caucasus ::
Transcaucasian {adj} (in, from or otherwise relating to Transcaucasia) :: transkaukasich
Transcaucasian {n} (in, from or otherwise relating to Transcaucasia) :: Transkaukasiër {m}
transcend {v} (to pass beyond the limits of something) :: overstijgen
transcendence {n} (the act of surpassing usual limits) :: overstijging {f}, transcendentie {f}
transcendence {n} (the state of being beyond the range of normal perception) :: overstijging {f}, transcendentie {f}
transcendence {n} (the state of being free from the constraints of the material world, as in the case of a deity) :: overstijging {f}, transcendentie {f}
transcendence {n} (superior excellence; supereminence) :: overstijging {f}, transcendentie {f}
transcendence {n} :: transcendentie {f}
transclude {v} (institute a programming step of substituting a template) :: invoegen als sjabloon
transcribe {v} (dictation: to make such conversion from speech to text) :: transcriberen
transcription {n} (in linguistics) :: transcriptie {f}
transfer {v} (to move or pass from one place, person or thing to another) :: overplaatsen, verplaatsen
transfer {v} :: overbrengen
transfer {n} :: overdracht {f}
transformation {n} (act of transforming) :: transformatie {f}
transformation {n} :: transformatie {f}, omvorming {f}, vervorming {f}
transfusion {n} (medicine: the transfer of blood or blood products from one individual to another) :: transfusie {f}
transgender {adj} (not identifying with culturally conventional gender roles) :: transgender
transgression {n} (violation of a law, command or duty) :: overtreding
transhumance {n} (the movement of people with their grazing animals to new pastures) :: veetrek {m}
transhumanism {n} (philosophy favoring the use of science and technology) :: transhumanisme {n}
transience {n} (quality of being transient, temporary, brief or fleeting) :: tijdeijkheid
transience {n} (impermanence that suggests the inevitability of ending or dying) :: vergankelijkheid
transient {adj} (passing or disappearing with time; transitory) :: vergankelijk, eindig
transient {adj} (remaining for only a brief time) :: kortstondig
transistor {n} (solid-state semiconductor device, with three terminals) :: transistor {m}
transit {n} (The act of passing over, across, or through something) :: doortocht {m}
transition {n} (process of change from one form, state, style or place to another) :: overgang {m}
transitional {adj} (of or relating to a transition) :: overgangs-, transitorisch
transitional {adj} (temporary; pending the implementation of something new) :: provisorisch, provisoir, tijdelijk, voorlopig
transition metal {n} (transition element) :: overgangsmetaal {n}
transitive {adj} (affected by transference of signification) :: overdrachtelijk
transitive {adj} (grammar, of a verb: taking an object or objects) :: overgankelijk, transitief
transitive verb {n} (a verb that is accompanied by a direct object) :: overgankelijk werkwoord {n}, transitief werkwoord {n}
transitory {adj} (lasting only a short time) :: voorbijgaand
translatability {n} (property of being translatable; ability to be translated) :: vertaalbaarheid {f}
translatable {adj} (capable of being translated into another language) :: vertaalbaar
translatableness {n} (property of being translatable; ability to be translated) :: vertaalbaarheid {f}
translate {v} (to change text from one language to another) :: vertalen, [archaic] overzetten
translation {n} (act of translating between languages) :: vertaling {f}
translation {n} (result of translating between languages) :: vertaling {f}
translation {n} (of forces in a gearbox) :: transmissie {f}, overzetting {f}
translation {n} (math, physics: motion without deformation or rotation) :: translatie {f}
translation dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides translations between two or more languages) :: vertaalwoordenboek {n}
translation studies {n} (study of theory and practice of translating and interpreting) :: vertaalwetenschap {f}, vertaalkunde {f}
translatology {n} (study of theory and practice of translating and interpreting) SEE: translation studies ::
translator {n} (someone who translates) :: vertaler {m}, vertaalster {f}
translatress {n} (A woman who translates) :: vertaalster {f}
transliterate {v} (to represent letters or words in the characters of another alphabet or script) :: omschrijven, translitereren
transliteration {n} (product of transliterating) :: transliteratie {f}
translocation {n} (genetics: transfer of chromosomal segment) :: translocatie {f}
translucent {adj} (allowing light to pass through, but diffusing it) :: doorschijnend, verstrooiend
trans man {n} (a transgender or transsexual man) :: transman {m}
transmit {v} (to send or convey from someone, some place or something to another) :: doorgeven
transmit {v} (to spread or pass on e.g. a disease or signal) :: doorgeven
transmit {v} (to impart, convey or hand down something by inheritance or heredity) :: doorgeven
transmit {v} (to communicate news or information) :: doorgeven
transmit {v} (to convey energy or force through a mechanism) :: doorgeven
transmit {v} (to send out a signal) :: uitzenden
transmutation {n} (transformation) SEE: transformation ::
transmute {v} (to convert one thing into another) :: omvormen
Transnistria {prop} (Transnistria, an autonomous territory in Moldova) :: Trans-Nistrië
transom {n} (transom window) SEE: transom window ::
transom window {n} (window above a door) :: bovenlicht
transparent {adj} (see-through, clear) :: doorzichtig, transparant
transparent {adj} :: transparant, doorzichtig
transpire {v} (to happen, take place) SEE: happen ::
transponder {n} (transceiver that transmits a signal in response to another) :: transponder {m}
transport {v} (carry or bear from one place to another) :: overbrengen, voeren, vervoeren, transporteren
transport {v} (historical: deport to a penal colony) :: deporteren, wegvoeren
transport {v} (move someone to strong emotion) :: meeslepen, in vervoering brengen, vervoeren
transport {n} (act of transporting) :: vervoer {n}, transport {n}
transport {n} (state of being transported by emotion) :: vervoering {f}
transport {n} (vehicle used to transport passengers, mail or freight) :: transport {n}, vrachtvoertuig
transport {n} (military: vehicle used to transport troops) :: troepentransport
transport {n} (historical: deported convict) :: strafgevangene
transport {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport ::
transportation {n} :: vervoer
transpose {n} (reverse or change the order of two) :: verwisselen, omwisselen
transrealism {n} (literary mode) :: transrealisme
transsexual {adj} (being a transsexual) :: transseksueel
transsexual {n} (person whose gender identity did not match his/her birth sex, and who therefore is changing or has changed sex) :: transseksueel
transsexualism {n} (transsexuality) SEE: transsexuality ::
transsexuality {n} (the state, condition, or properties of being transsexual) :: transseksualiteit
transversely {adv} (In a transverse manner) :: kruiselings, dwars, transversaal
transvestite {n} (cross-dresser, see also: cross-dresser) :: travestiet
trans woman {n} (a transgender or transsexual woman) :: transvrouw {f}
Transylvania {prop} (Transylvania) :: Transsylvanië {n}, Zevenburgen {n}
trap {n} (device designed to catch or kill animals) :: val {m}
trap {n} (trick or arrangement designed to catch someone in a more general sense) :: val {m}
trap {n} (bend, sag, or other device in a waste-pipe to prevent the escape of noxious gases) :: waterslot {n}, zwanenhals {m}
trap {n} (slang: mouth) :: klep {f}
trap {n} :: [1,2] val {f}, [8] trapladder {f}
trap {v} (to catch in a trap or traps) :: vangen
trapdoor {n} (door set into floor or ceiling) :: valluik {n}, valdeur {f}
trapdoor {n} (similar door on a stage) :: valluik
trapdoor {n} (secret access to a program) :: achterdeur
trapeze {n} (trapezium) SEE: trapezium ::
trapezium {n} (polygon with two parallel sides) :: trapezium {n}
trapezium {n} (polygon with no parallel sides and no equal sides) :: trapezoïde
trapezoid {n} (quadrilateral with two sides parallel) SEE: trapezium ::
trapezoid {n} (quadrilateral with no sides parallel) SEE: trapezium ::
Trappist {n} (a monk or nun of the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance) :: trappist {m} {f}
trash {n} (things to be discarded) :: vuilnis {m}, vuil {n}
trash {n} (container) :: vuilnisbak
trash {n} (something of poor quality) :: prul {m}
trash {v} (to beat soundly) :: kapotmaken, stukslaan
trash can {n} (garbage can) SEE: garbage can ::
trauma {n} (serious injury to the body) :: trauma {n}
trauma {n} (emotional wound) :: trauma {n}
trauma {n} (event) :: trauma {n}
traumatic {adj} (of, caused by, or causing trauma) :: traumatisch
traumatology {n} (branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of trauma) :: traumatologie
travail {n} :: hard labeur, werkarbeid, barensweeën, beproeving, smart,zielskwelling
travail {v} :: 1. hard zwoegen, slaven, 2. in barensnood verkeren
travel {v} (to be on a journey) :: reizen
travel {v} (to pass from here to there; to transmit) :: reizen, verplaatsen
travel {v} (to travel throughout) :: bereizen
travel {n} (act of traveling) :: reis
travel agency {n} (company) :: reisbureau {n}
travel agent {n} (travel agency) SEE: travel agency ::
traveler {n} (one who travels) SEE: traveller ::
traveller {n} (one who travels) :: reiziger {m}
travelling salesman problem {n} (mathematical problem) :: handelsreizigersprobleem
travel sickness {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness ::
traverse {v} (to travel across, often under difficult conditions) :: doorkruisen, doorreizen
travois {n} (a traditional North American Indian sled) :: travois {n}
trawler {n} (fishing boat) :: trawler {m}
tray {n} (object on which things are carried) :: dienblad {n}
treacherous {adj} (exhibiting treachery) :: verraderlijk
treachery {n} (treason) SEE: treason ::
treacle {n} (molasses or golden syrup) :: melasse {f}
tread {v} (to step on) :: betreden
tread {v} (to beat with one's feet; to trample) :: stampen, vertrappen
treason {n} (crime of betraying one’s government) :: verraad {n}, hoogverraad {n}, landverraad {n}
treason {n} (providing aid and comfort to the enemy) :: verraad {n}
treasure {n} (collection of valuable things) :: schat {f}
treasure {n} (term of endearment) :: schat {m}
treasure chest {n} (the chest that held the royal treasury) :: schatkist {f}
treasure chest {n} (chest filled with treasure) :: schatkist {f}
treasure hunt {n} (search for a treasure (game or real)) :: schattenjacht {f}
treasurer {n} (government official in charge of the Treasury) :: thesaurier {m}
treasurer {n} (head of a corporation's treasury department) :: penningmeester
treasurer {n} (official entrusted with the funds and revenues of an organisation) :: penningmeester, schatmeester {m}, schatbewaarder {m}, quaestor {m}, thesaurier {m}
treasury {n} (place where treasure is stored safely) :: schatkist {f}
treasury {n} (place where state or royal money and valuables are stored) :: schatkist {f}
treat {v} (to negotiate) :: onderhandelen
treat {v} (to discourse, to represent) :: behandelen, voorstellen
treat {v} (to handle a subject in writing or speaking) :: behandelen
treat {v} (to handle, deal with or behave towards in a specific way) :: behandelen
treat {v} (to care for medicinally or surgically) :: behandelen
treat {v} (to entertain with food or drink) :: trakteren
treat {n} ((obsolete) An entreaty) SEE: entreaty ::
treat {n} ((obsolete) A parley or discussion of terms; a negotiation) SEE: negotiation ::
treatise {n} (systematic discourse on some subject) :: verhandeling {f}, scriptie
treatment {n} (process or manner of treating) :: behandeling {f}
treatment {n} (medical care for an illness or injury) :: behandeling {f}
treatment {n} (preserving or giving particular properties) :: behandeling {f}
treatment {n} :: behandeling
treaty {n} (a binding agreement under international law) :: verdrag, overeenkomst, traktaat
treble {v} (to multiply by three) :: verdrievoudigen
treble clef {n} (music symbol) :: vioolsleutel, solsleutel {m}
trebuchet {n} (trebuchet) :: slingerarm {m}, slingerblijde
tree {proverb} (large woody plant) :: boom {m}
treebank {n} (database of trees) :: treebank {c}, boombank {f}
tree hollow {n} (tree hollow) :: boomholte {f}
treehouse {n} (a house within a tree) :: boomhut {c}
treelike {adj} (Having some characteristics of a tree) :: boomachtig
tree sparrow {n} (Passer montanus) :: ringmus {f}
tree trunk {n} (the main structural member of a tree) :: stam {m}, boomstam {m}
trema {n} (the diacritical mark) SEE: diaeresis ::
tremble {v} (to shake) :: beven
tremendous {adj} (awe-inspiring) :: ontzagwekkend
tremendous {adj} (extremely large (in amount, extent, degree etc.) or great; enormous; extraordinary) :: geweldig
tremulous {adj} (timid or unconfident) :: bevend
trench {n} (long, narrow ditch or hole) :: loopgraaf {m}
trench {n} (military excavation) :: loopgraaf {f}
trench binoculars {n} (scissor binoculars) SEE: scissor binoculars ::
trench coat {n} (military-style raincoat) :: lange jas
trench foot {n} (medical condition) :: loopgravenvoeten {m-p}
trend {n} (A fad) :: trend, rage
trepan {v} (trick) :: foppen, beetnemen
trepanation {n} (practice of drilling a hole in the skull) :: schedeltrepanatie {f}
trepang {n} (sea cucumber) SEE: sea cucumber ::
trepidation {n} (a fearful state) :: opwinding ,ongerustheid
trespass {n} (sin) SEE: sin ::
trespass {n} (law: interference to another's enjoyment of his property) :: huisvredebreuk {f}
trespass {v} :: schenden
trestle {n} :: schraag, zaagbok
trial {n} (chance to test something out) :: proef {c}, test {c}
trial {n} (appearance at judicial court) :: rechtzaak {c}, proces {n}
trial {n} (difficult experience) :: beproeving {f}, bezoeking {f}
trial {v} (to carry out a series of tests on a new product) :: testen
trial {adj} (pertaining to a language form referring to three of something) :: trialis
trialogue {n} (discourse or colloquy by three people) :: trialoog {m}
trialogue {n} (meeting (European Union)) :: trialoog {m}, triloog {m}
triangle {n} (polygon) :: driehoek
triangle {n} (percussion instrument) :: triangel {m}
triangle {n} (love triangle) SEE: love triangle ::
triangle wave {n} (function or waveform that alternately ramps linearly upwards and then downwards) :: driehoeksgolf {f}, driehoek {m}
triangular {adj} (shaped like a triangle) :: driehoekig
triangular {adj} :: driehoekig
tribal chief {n} (the chief of a tribe) :: stamhoofd {n}
tribe {n} (group of people) :: stam {m}
tribulation {n} (adversity) :: beproeving {f}
tribunal {n} (assembly including one or more judges to conduct judicial business) :: tribunaal {n}
tributary {n} (nation, state etc.) :: vazalstaat {m}
tribute {n} (payment made by a feudal vassal to his lord) :: afdracht {f}
tricameralism {n} (tricameralism) :: driekamerstelsel
trice {v} (to pull, to pull out or away, to pull sharply, see also: pull) :: slepen, optrekken
trice {v} (to haul or hoist and tie up) :: ophalen (nautical), optrekken
trice {n} (very short time) :: oogwenk {m}
trichotillomania {n} (disorder) :: trichotillomanie {f}, TTM {f}
trickery {n} (underhanded behavior) :: bedriegerij {f}
trickle {v} (to flow in a very thin stream or drop continuously) :: druppelen
trickster {n} (fraud) SEE: fraud ::
tricky {adj} (hard to deal with) :: netelig, netelige
tricky {adj} (adept at using deception) :: listig, listige
tricolour {n} (A flag with three stripes of different colours) :: driekleur {m}, nationale driekleur {m}
tricycle {n} (cycle with three wheels) :: driewieler {m}
trident {n} (three-pronged spear) :: drietand {m}
tridental {adj} (having three prongs or tines) :: drietandig
triduan {adj} (lasting three days) :: driedaags
triduan {adj} (happening every third day) :: driedagelijks
trifle {n} (dessert) :: puddingtaart
trifle {n} (insignificant amount) :: onbelangrijke hoeveelheid, kluts, aalmoes, een beetje
trifle {n} (thing of little importance or worth) :: bagatel, zever
trigger {v} (to fire a weapon) :: afvuren, vuren
trigger {v} (to initiate something) :: initiëren, activeren, ontketenen
trigger finger {n} (forefinger) SEE: forefinger ::
trigger guard {n} (A thin loop surrounding the trigger of a weapon to keep it from accidental discharge) :: trekkerbeugel {m}
trigger-happy {adj} (having a tendency or desire to shoot a firearm irresponsibly) :: schietgraag
trilemma {n} (circumstance in which a choice must be made between three options) :: trilemma
trill {n} (rapid alternation of notes) :: triller {m}
trillion {num} (a million million, 1012) :: biljoen {n}
trillion {num} (a million million million, 1018) :: triljoen {n}
trilogy {n} (collection of three works) :: trilogie {f}, drieluik {n}
trimaran {n} (type of boat) :: trimaran {m}
trinal {adj} (having three parts, triple) SEE: tripartite ::
Trinidad and Tobago {prop} (country) :: Trinidad en Tobago
Trinitarian {adj} (believing in the Trinity) :: drievuldigheidachtig
trinity {n} (group or set of three people or things) :: drie-eenheid {f}, drievuldigheid {f}
Trinity {prop} (Christianity: three persons of the Godhead) :: drievuldigheid {f}
Trinity Monday {prop} (monday after Trinity Sunday) :: Drievuldigheidsmaandag {m}
Trinity Sunday {prop} (Sunday after Whitsunday) :: Trinitatis
trinket {n} (a small showy ornament or piece of jewelry) :: kleinood
trinket {n} (a mere trifle) :: prullaria, snuisterij
trio {n} (a piece of music written for three musicians) :: trio {n}
trio {n} (passage in the middle of minuet) :: trio {n}
trio {n} :: trio {n}
trip {n} (journey) :: tocht {m}, reis {m} {f}
trip {v} (fall over or stumble over an object) :: struikelen
tripartite {adj} (in three parts) :: driedelig
tripe {n} (stomach lining of animal for food) :: pens {f}
tripe {n} (entrails) :: ingewanden {p}
triphthong {n} (monosyllabic vowel combination involving movement from one vowel to another) :: drieklank {m}, triftong {m} {f}
triplane {n} (airplane that has three pairs of wings) :: driedekker {m}
triple {adj} (three times the quantity) :: drievoudig, driedubbel
triple {v} (to multiply by three) :: verdrievoudigen
triplet {n} (group of three) :: trio
triplet {n} (one of three siblings born at the same time of the same mother) :: drieling
triplet {n} ((music): group of three notes played in place of two) :: triool {m} {f}
tripod {n} (a three-legged stand or mount) :: statief {n}, driepoot {m}
Tripoli {prop} (capital of Libya) :: Tripoli {n}
triptote {n} ((grammar) a noun which has only three cases) :: triptoot {m}
triptych {n} (art: a picture or series of pictures painted on three tablets connected by hinges) :: drieluik, triptiek
trip up {v} (make a mistake) :: in de fout gaan
trip up {v} (cause to commit an error) :: tot een fout verleiden
tripwire {n} (a passive triggering mechanism) :: struikeldraad, valstrik
triquetra {n} (shape formed of three vesica piscis) :: triquetra
triskaidekaphobia {n} (Fear of the number 13.) :: triskaidekafobie, triscaidecafobie
Tristan {prop} (male given name) :: Tristan
trisyllabic {adj} (having three syllables) :: drielettergrepig, trisyllabisch
trite {adj} (used so many times that it is commonplace, or no longer interesting or effective; worn out, hackneyed) :: versleten, afgezaagd, banaal
tritium {n} (radioactive isotope of hydrogen) :: tritium
triton {n} (tritium nucleus) :: triton {m}, tritiumkern {m}
Triton {prop} (god of the sea) :: Triton {m}
Triton {prop} (seventh moon of Neptune) :: Triton
triumph {n} (conclusive success; victory; conquest) :: triomf
triumph {n} :: triomf
triumph {v} (to prevail over rivals) :: triomferen
triumph {v} :: zegevieren
triumph {n} (trump card) SEE: trump ::
triumphal arch {n} (monumental arch that commemorates a victory) :: triomfboog {m}
triumphant {adj} (celebrating victory) :: triomfant
triumvirate {n} (a ruling group of three) :: triumviraat, driemanschap
trivia {n} (quiz) SEE: quiz ::
trivia {n} (insignificant trifles of little importance) :: trivia
trivial {adj} :: onbeduidend
troak {v} (exchange goods or services without involving money) :: ruilen
troglodyte {n} (member of a supposed prehistoric race that lived in caves) :: holbewoner {m}, holenmens {m} [rare]
trogon {n} (species of bird) :: trogon
troika {n} (carriage) :: trojka
troika {n} (group of three) SEE: triumvirate ::
Trojan {n} (person from Troy) :: Trojaan {m}
Trojan {adj} (relating to the city Troy) :: Trojaans
Trojan horse {prop} (epic wooden horse) :: paard van Troje {n}, Trojaans paard {n}
troll {n} (supernatural being) :: trol {m}
troll {n} (instance of trolling) :: lokaas
troll {n} (person who provokes others) :: trol {m}
troll {v} (to saunter) SEE: saunter ::
troll {v} (to trundle) SEE: trundle ::
trolley {n} (hand truck) SEE: hand truck ::
trolley bus {n} (bus powered via overhead electric cables) :: trolleybus {m}
trollop {n} (woman of a vulgar and discourteous disposition) :: slet {f}
trollop {n} (strumpet) :: slet {f}, hoer {f}
trombone {n} (a musical instrument in the brass family) :: trombone {c}
Tromsø {prop} (municipality in Norway) :: Tromsø
troops {n} (military personnel in uniform) :: troepen {m-p}
trope {n} (art, literature: something recurring across a genre or type of art or literature) :: troop {f}
trope {n} (rhetoric: figure of speech in which words or phrases are used with a nonliteral or figurative meaning) :: troop {f}, figuurlijke uitdrukking
trope {n} (music: short cadence at the end of the melody) :: troop {f}
trope {n} (music, Judaism: cantillation pattern or mark) :: troop {f}
trope {n} (music, Roman Catholicism: phrase or verse added to the Mass) :: troop {f}
trope {v} (to use a trope) :: een troop gebruiken, van een troop voorzien
tropic {adj} (tropical) SEE: tropical ::
tropic {n} (either of the two parallels) :: keerkring {m}
Tropic {n} (one of the two Tropics) SEE: tropic ::
tropical {adj} :: tropisch
tropical cyclone {n} ((broad sense)) :: tropische cycloon {m}
tropical depression {n} (region of low pressure) :: tropische depressie {f}
tropical rainforest {n} (forest) :: tropisch regenwoud
tropical storm {n} :: tropische storm {m}
Tropic of Cancer {prop} (the parallel of latitude 23°30′ north of the equator) :: Kreeftskeerkring {m}
Tropic of Capricorn {prop} (parallel of latitude 23°30' S) :: Steenbokskeerkring {m}
trot {n} (toddler) SEE: toddler ::
troth {n} (truth) SEE: truth ::
Trotskyism {n} (the political philosophy named after Leon Trotsky) :: trotskisme {n}
Trotskyist {n} (a supporter of Trotskyism) SEE: Trotskyite ::
Trotskyite {n} (an advocate of the communist doctrines of Leon Trotsky) :: trotskist {m}
Trotskyite {adj} (pertaining to Trotskyism) :: trotskistisch
trouble {n} :: last, zorg, probleem {n}
troublemaker {n} (one who causes trouble, especially deliberately) :: lastverkoper {m}
trough {n} (a long, narrow, open container for feeding animals) :: trog {m}
trough {n} :: trog
trouser {v} (to pocket) SEE: pocket ::
trouser press {n} (appliance to smooth wrinkles from trousers) :: broekpers, broekenpers
trousers {n} (article of clothing for the lower body) SEE: pants ::
trousseau {n} (bridal clothes) :: uitzet
trout {n} (fish) :: forel {m}
trouvère {n} (a lyric poet using the Northern langue d'oïl) :: trouvère {m}
trowel {n} (mason's tool) :: troffel {m}, truweel {n}
trowel {n} (scoop-like gardening tool) :: tuinschep
trowel {v} (to apply with a trowel) :: troffelen
trowel machine {n} (machine used to smooth a mould surface) :: vlindermachine {f}
Troy {prop} (an ancient city) :: Troje
truancy {n} (the act of shirking from responsibilities and duties) :: spijbelen, schoolverzuim {n}
truant {adj} (Describing one who is truant, absent without permission) :: spijbelend
truant {n} (One who is absent without permission) :: spijbelaar {m}, verzuimen
truce {n} (a period of time in which no fighting takes place) :: wapenstilstand {m}, staakt-het-vuren {n}
Trucial States {prop} (Trucial Oman) :: Verdragsstaten, Verdragskust
truck {v} (trade) SEE: trade ::
truck {n} (vehicle designed for carrying cargo) :: vrachtauto {m}, vrachtwagen {m}, camion {m}
truck {n} (wagon) SEE: wagon ::
truculent {adj} (eager or quick to argue, fight or start a conflict) :: twistziek, vechtlustig
truculently {adv} (with aggression) :: woest, vijandig
trudge {v} (to walk wearily with heavy, slow steps) :: sloffen
true {adj} (concurring with a given set of facts) :: echt, waar
true {adj} (A state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result) :: waar
true {adj} (Loyal, faithful) :: trouw
true {adj} (Genuine) :: echt
true {adj} (Legitimate) :: waar
true {v} (straighten) :: rechttrekken, rechtzetten
true bug {n} (any of various insects of the order Hemiptera and in particular of the suborder Heteroptera) :: wants {m}
true to life {adj} (having the same dimensions as the original) :: levensecht, waarheidsgetrouw
truffle {n} (tuber) :: truffel
truism {n} (self-evident or obvious truth) :: gemeenplaats {f}
truly {adv} (honestly, genuinely) :: waarlijk, oprecht
trumeau {n} (pillar) :: trumeau {m}
trump {n} (suit that outranks all others) :: troef
trump {n} (playing card of that suit) :: troef
trump {n} (something that gives one an advantage) :: troef
trump {v} (to play a trump on a card of another suit) :: overtroeven
trump card {n} (trump) SEE: trump ::
trumpet {n} (brass instrument) :: trompet {f}
trumpet {v} (play the instrument) :: trompet spelen
trumpeter {n} (person who plays the trumpet) :: trompettist {m}
trumpeter {n} (trumpeter pigeon) :: trommelduif {m} {f}
trumpeter pigeon {n} (trumpeter pigeon (Columba livia domestica)) :: trommelduif {m} {f}
trumpeter swan {n} (Cygnus buccinator) :: trompetzwaan {f}
truncate {v} (shorten something as if by cutting off part of it) :: afhakken, afkappen
truncate {v} (shorten a decimal number by removing trailing (or leading) digits; to chop) :: afronden naar beneden
truncated icosahedron {n} (polyhedron) :: afgeknotte icosaëder {m}
trundle {n} (low bed on wheels) :: trundle-bed,bed op wieltjes
trundle {n} (small wheel) :: rolwieltje
trundle {v} (to wheel or roll, esp. by pushing) :: kruien, karren, voortrollen
trunk {n} (tree trunk) :: stam {m}
trunk {n} (large suitcase or chest) :: koffer {m}
trunk {n} (extended nasal organ of an elephant) :: slurf {m}
trunk {n} (luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car) :: koffer {m}, laadruimte {m}, kofferbak {m}
trunk {n} (torso) SEE: torso ::
trunk {n} (swimming trunks) SEE: swimming trunks ::
truss {v} (to tie up a bird before cooking it) :: opbinden
trust {n} (confidence in or reliance on some person or quality) :: vertrouwen
trust {n} (confidence in the future payment for goods or services supplied; credit) :: vertrouwen
trust {n} (the confidence vested in a person who has legal ownership of a property to manage for the benefit of another) :: vertrouwen
trust {n} :: vertrouwen hebben in
trust {v} (to place confidence in) :: vertrouwen
trustee {n} (person to whom property is legally committed in trust) :: mandataris, beheerder
trustworthiness {n} (the state or quality of being trustworthy or reliable) :: betrouwbaarheid {f}
trustworthy {adj} (reliable) :: betrouwbaar
truth {n} (state or quality of being true to someone or something) :: oprechtheid {f}, eerlijkheid {f}
truth {n} (pledge of loyalty or faith) :: eed {m}
truth {n} (conformity to fact or reality) :: waarheid {f}, echtheid {f}
truth {n} (true facts) :: waarheid {f}, werkelijkheid {f}
truth {n} (that which is real) :: werkelijkheid {f}, waarheid {f}
truth {n} (something acknowledged to be true) :: waarheid {f}
truth be told {interj} (when admitting something one might otherwise lie about) :: eerlijk gezegd
truthiness {n} (quality of that believed without reason) :: waarheidigheid
try {v} (to attempt) :: proberen, [formally] trachten, pogen
try {v} (to make an experiment) :: proberen, uitproberen
try {v} (to work on something) :: proberen
try {v} (to put to test) :: uitproberen, toetsen
try {v} (to taste, sample, etc) :: proeven
try {v} (to put on trial) :: berechten
try {v} :: proberen
try out {v} (to test something) :: uitproberen
try square {n} (tool used to measure if a piece of wood is at a right angle) :: winkelhaak {m}
tryst {n} (prearranged meeting, now especially between lovers) :: rendez-vous, afspraak,
tsar {n} (an emperor) :: tsaar
tsarina {n} (empress or wife of a tsar) :: tsarina {f}
tsaritsa {n} (tsarina) SEE: tsarina ::
T-shirt {n} (type of shirt) :: T-shirt {n}
Tsonga {n} (person) :: Shangaan {c}
Tsonga {prop} (language) :: Tsonga
tsunami {n} (large, destructive wave generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean) :: tsunami {m}, vloedgolf {m}
tsuris {n} (problems or troubles) :: sores {c}, problemen {p}
TTBOMK {adv} (to one's knowledge) :: voor zo ver ik weet
tub {n} (bathtub) SEE: bathtub ::
tuba {n} (a large brass musical instrument) :: tuba {m}
tube {n} (a pipe) :: buis {f}
tube {n} (cylindrical container) :: koker {m}
tuber {n} (fleshy underground stem) :: knol
tubercular {adj} (pertaining to tuberculosis) :: tuberculeus
tuberculosis {n} (infectious disease) :: tuberculose, tering, tbc
tuck {n} (short sword) SEE: rapier ::
tucker {n} (slang: food) SEE: grub ::
Tuesday {n} (day of the week) :: dinsdag {m}
tufa {n} (volcanic rock) SEE: tuff ::
tuff {n} (a rock composed of compacted volcanic ash) :: tufsteen
tuft {n} (bunch) :: pluk {m}, bundel {m}
tuft {n} (clump of trees) :: bosje {n}, bomengroep {m}
tuft {v} (form into tufts) :: bundelen
tufted antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antibird family) :: kuifmierklauwier
tufted duck {n} (species of duck) :: kuifeend
tufted puffin {n} (Fratercula cirrhata) :: kuifpapegaaiduiker
tug {v} (to pull with great effort) :: trekken
tug {v} (to pull repeatedly) :: rukken
tug {v} (to tow by tugboat) :: slepen
tug {n} (tugboat) SEE: tugboat ::
tugboat {n} (small, powerful boat) :: sleepboot {f} {m}, sleper
tughra {n} (signature of an Ottoman sultan) :: tughra
tug of war {n} (game) :: getouwtrek {n}
tuition {n} (sum of money paid for instruction) :: toelage {f}, studietoelage {f}
tuition {n} (training or instruction provided by a teacher or tutor) :: bijscholing {f}, bijles {f}
Tula {prop} (city) :: Toela
tulip {n} (plant) :: tulp {f}
tumble {v} (to fall end over end) :: tuimelen
tumbler {n} (acrobat) SEE: acrobat ::
tumbleweed {n} (plant which breaks loose and is driven by the wind) :: steppenroller {m}
tumescence {n} (swelling due to presence of fluid) :: zwelling {f}
tumescence {n} (swollen organ) :: zwelling {f}
tumor {n} (oncology, pathology: an abnormal growth) :: tumor {m}, gezwel {n}
tumour {n} (tumor) SEE: tumor ::
tumult {n} (noise as made by a crowd) :: tumult {n}
tumult {n} (riot or uprising) :: tumult {n}, oproer {n}
tumultuous {adj} (characterized by loud, confused noise) :: rumoerig
tumultuous {adj} (causing or characterized by tumult) :: rumoerig
tumulus {n} (mound of earth) :: grafheuvel {m}
tuna {n} (fish) :: tonijn {m}
tundra {n} (flat treeless arctic region) :: toendra
tune {n} :: deun {m}, wijs {f} {m}
tune {v} (to modify a musical instrument) :: afstemmen, stemmen
tungsten {n} (chemical element) :: wolfraam {n}
Tungusic {adj} (of or pertaining to these languages) :: Toengoezisch
tuning fork {n} (fork-shaped object which emits a tone) :: stemvork
Tunis {prop} (capital of Tunisia) :: Tunis
Tunisia {prop} (Republic of Tunisia) :: Tunesië
Tunisian {n} (person from Tunisia) :: Tunesiër {m}, Tunesische {f}
Tunisian {adj} (pertaining to Tunisia) :: Tunesisch
tunnel {n} (an underground or underwater passage) :: tunnel {m}
tup {v} (fuck) SEE: fuck ::
tup {n} (ram) SEE: ram ::
tu quoque {n} (argument) :: tu quoque, jij-bak
turban {n} (man's head-dress) :: tulband
turbid {adj} (having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear) :: troebel
turbojet {n} (type of jet engine) :: turbojet
turboprop {n} (type of gas-turbine aircraft engine) :: turboprop
turboshaft {n} (gas-turbine engine designed to transmit power by means of a geared shaft) :: turboshaft
turbot {n} (Scophthalmus maximus) :: tarbot
turbulence {n} (disturbance in gas, fluid) :: turbulentie
turbulent {adj} :: woelig, wild
turd {n} (piece of solid feces) :: drol {m}
turf {n} (a layer of earth covered with grass; sod) :: grasveld {n}, gazon {n}
turf {n} (a piece of such a layer cut from the soil and used to make a lawn) :: graszode {m} {f}
turf {n} (a piece of peat used as fuel) :: turf {m}
turf {n} (a racetrack; or the sport of racing horse) :: renbaan {m} {f}
turgid {adj} (distended beyond natural state) :: gezwollen, opgezwollen
turgid {adj} (pompous or bombastic) :: gezwollen, wollig
Turin {prop} (province) :: Turijn
Turin {prop} (city) :: Turijn
Turk {n} (a person from Turkey) :: Turk {m}, Turkse {f}
Turk {n} (Muslim) SEE: Muslim ::
turkey {n} (bird) :: kalkoen {m}
Turkey {prop} (country at intersection of Europe and Asia) :: Turkije
turkey-chick {n} (young turkey) :: kalkoenkuiken {n}
turkeycock {n} :: kalkoenhaan {m}, mannelijke kalkoen {f}
turkey-hen {n} (female turkey) :: kalkoenhen {f}, vrouwelijke kalkoen {f}
Turkic {adj} (of or relating to this language group or the people who speak it) :: Turks
Turkish {n} (official language of Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) :: Turks {n}
Turkish {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Turkey, the Turkish people or the Turkish language) :: Turks {n}
Turkish delight {n} (confection) :: Turks fruit {n}
Turkish pizza {n} (meal made from Turkish bread) :: turkse pizza {f}
Turkman {n} (person from Turkmenistan) :: Turkmeen {m}, Turkmeense {f}
Turkmen {n} (language spoken in Turkmenistan) :: Turkmeens {n}
Turkmen {adj} (of or pertaining to Turkmenistan, the Turkmen people or the Turkmen language) :: Turkmeens
Turkmen {n} (Turkman) SEE: Turkman ::
Turkmenistan {prop} (Central Asian country) :: Turkmenistan
Turks and Caicos Islands {prop} (a British overseas territory in the Caribbean) :: Turks- en Caicoseilanden
turmeric {n} (spice) :: koenjit {m} {f}, kurkuma {m}
turn {v} (move around an axis through itself) :: draaien
turn {v} (change the direction or orientation of (something)) :: draaien
turn {v} (change one's direction of travel) :: afslaan
turn {v} (become) :: worden
turn {v} (rebel) :: zich keren tegen
turn {v} (of leaves, to change color in autumn) :: verkleuren
turn {n} (change of direction or orientation) :: draai, bocht (in traffic)
turn {n} (movement about an axis ending up with the same orientation) :: omwenteling
turn {n} (single loop of a coil) :: winding
turn {n} (chance to use (something) shared in sequence with others) :: beurt
turn {n} (one's chance to make a move in a game) :: beurt
turn {n} (poker, obsolete: flop) SEE: flop ::
turn a blind eye {v} (to ignore or deliberately overlook) :: door de vingers zien
turn around {v} (to physically rotate horizontally 360 degrees) :: omdraaien
turn around {v} :: zich omkeren
turn back {v} (to turn back, retreat) SEE: return ::
turn in {v} :: inleveren
turning circle {n} (of a road vehicle) :: draaicirkel {m}
turning point {n} (decisive point) :: keerpunt {n}
turning point {n} (crossroads) SEE: crossroads ::
turning point {n} (a T-junction) SEE: T-junction ::
turn into {v} (intransitive: become) :: overgaan
turnip {n} (yellow root of Brassica napus) SEE: swede ::
turnip {n} (white root of Brassica rapa) :: raap {m}, knolraap {m}
turnip greens {n} (leaves of the turnip plant) :: raapstelen {m-p}
turnkey {adj} (ready to use without further assembly) :: kant-en-klaar
turn off {v} (switch off appliance or light) :: uitzetten, uitschakelen [switch off device or appliance], uitdoen [light]
turn off {v} (rotate a tap or valve to stop outflow) :: dichtdraaien
turn of the century {n} (beginning or end of a certain century) :: eeuwwisseling {f}
turn of the year {n} (end of one year and beginning of the next) :: jaarwisseling {n}
turn on {v} (to set a flow of fluid or gas running by rotating a tap or valve) :: opendraaien
turn on {v} ((transitive) to activate a device, appliance, light, electrical process) :: inschakelen; aanzetten [device, apparatus]; aandoen [light]
turn on {v} ((intransitive) to power up) :: inschakelen, aangaan
turn out {v} (to result; end up) :: uitvallen, resulteren, een uitkomst hebben
turn out {v} (to attend; show up) :: opdagen
turn out {v} (to produce; make) :: produceren, maken
turnout {n} (attendance, crowd) :: opkomst {f}
turn over {v} (to transfer) SEE: transfer ::
turnover {n} (sales transacted) :: omzet {m}, zakencijfer {n}
turnover {n} (rate of change or replacement) :: omzet, verloop {n}
turnover {n} (act of overturning something) :: omdraaiing {f}, omdraaien {n}
turnpike {n} (toll road) :: tolweg {m}
turn signal {n} (turn signal) SEE: indicator ::
turnstile {n} (rotating mechanical device) :: tourniquet, draaihek {n}, draaikruis {n}
turntable {n} (circular rotating platform of a record player or a disk jockey's console) :: draaitafel {m} {f}
turntable {n} (record player, see also: record player) :: draaitafel {m} {f}, pick-up {m}, platendraaier {m}, platenspeler {m}
turn the tables {v} (To reverse a situation so that the advantage has shifted) :: de kansen keren
turpentine {n} (volatile essential oil) :: terpentijn {m}
turquoise {n} (gemstone) :: turkoois
turquoise {n} (colour) :: turkoois, turkooise
turquoise {adj} (having a pale greenish-blue colour) :: turkoois {n}
turret {n} (a little tower) :: hoektoren {m}, geschuttoren {m}, hoektorentje {n}, geschuttorentje {n}
turret {n} (a movable building) :: belegeringstoren {m}
turret {n} (a revolving tower constructed of thick iron plates) :: geschutskoepel {m}, pantserkoepel {m}
turtle {n} (land or marine reptile with a shell) :: schildpad {f}
turtle {n} (turtle dove) SEE: turtle dove ::
turtle dove {n} (bird in the genus Streptopelia) :: tortelduif {f}
turtleneck {n} (high, close-fitting collar rolled up) :: rolkraag {m}, col {m}
turtleneck {n} (turtleneck sweater) :: rolkraagtrui {f}, coltrui {f}
Tuscan {adj} (of or relating to Tuscany or its inhabitants) :: Toscaans
Tuscany {prop} (region in Italy) :: Toscane
tusk {n} (pointed tooth) :: slagtand {m}, stoottand {m}
tussis {n} (cough) SEE: cough ::
tussock {n} (tuft or clump of grass or verdure) :: pol {f}, graspol {f}
Tutankhamon {prop} (Egyptian Pharaoh) :: Toetanchamon {m}, Toetankhamon {m}
tutor {n} (one who teaches another) :: studiebegeleider, mentor, privé-leraar
tutti-frutti {n} (variety of ice cream) :: tuttifrutti {m} {n}
tutu {n} (ballet skirt) :: tutu {m}
Tuvalu {prop} (country in Oceania) :: Tuvalu
Tuzla {prop} (a city in Bosnia and Herzegovina) :: Tuzla
TV {n} (abbreviation for television) :: tv {f}, teevee {f}
TV {n} (abbreviation for transvestite) :: travo {m}
TV guide {n} (television listing) :: televisiegids, tv-gids
TV movie {n} (movie made for television) :: televisiefilm {m}
TV series {n} (series) SEE: series ::
twaddle {n} (Empty or silly idle talk or writing) :: onzin
twat {n} (vulgar slang, vagina) :: kut {f}
tweak {n} (a slight adjustment or modification) :: bijstelling
tweak {v} (to pinch and pull with a sudden jerk and twist; to twitch.) :: trekken, draaien, knijpen
tweed {n} (coarse woolen fabric) :: tweed {n}
tweet {n} (sound) :: twiet
tweet {v} (internet: to post an update to Twitter) :: twitteren, tweeten
tweezers {n} (small pincer-like instrument, usually made of metal, used for handling small objects) :: pincet
twelfth {adj} (ordinal form of twelve) :: twaalfde
Twelfth cake {n} (cake eaten on Twelfth Night) SEE: king cake ::
twelve {num} (cardinal number 12) :: twaalf
twelveth {adj} (twelfth) SEE: twelfth ::
twelve-tone technique {n} (system of musical composition) :: dodecafonie
twenties {n} (the decade of the 1920s) :: jaren twintig {n-p}, jaren 20 {n-p}, jaren 1920 {n-p}
twentieth {adj} (ordinal) :: twintigste
twenty {num} (cardinal number) :: twintig {f}
twenty-eight {num} (number) :: achtentwintig
twenty-fifth {adj} (the ordinal form of the number twenty-five) :: vijfentwintigste
twenty-first {adj} (the ordinal form of the number twenty-one) :: eenentwintigste
twenty-five {num} (twenty-five) :: vijfentwintig
twenty-five to {n} (example: twenty-five minutes to two) :: vijfentwintig voor twee, vijf over half twee
twenty-four {num} (cardinal number) :: vierentwintig
twenty-four seven {adv} (constantly) :: vierentwintig uur op vierentwintig, zeven dagen op zeven
twenty-nine {num} (cardinal number) :: negenentwintig {f}
twenty-one {num} (cardinal number) :: eenentwintig {f}
twenty-one {n} (blackjack card game) :: eenentwintigen {n}
twenty-second {adj} (the ordinal form of the number twenty-two) :: tweeëntwintigste
twenty-seven {num} (twenty-seven) :: zevenentwintig
twenty-six {num} (cardinal number) :: zesentwintig
twentysomething {n} (aged between twenty and twenty-nine) :: twintiger {n}
twenty-third {adj} (the ordinal form of the number twenty-three) :: drieëntwintigste
twenty-three {num} (twenty-three) :: drieëntwintig
twenty to {n} (example: twenty minutes to two) :: twintig voor twee, tien over half twee
twenty two {num} (22) :: tweeëntwintig {f}
twenty-two {num} (twenty-two) :: tweeëntwintig
twerp {n} (a person who can be bullied playfully, or easily teased) :: ettertje
Twi {prop} (language) :: Twi {n}
twice {adv} (two times) :: twee keer, tweemaal
twig {n} (a small thin branch) :: twijg
twilight {n} (light before rising and after the setting of the Sun) :: schemering {f}, deemstering {f}, tweelicht {n}
twill {n} (weaving pattern) :: keper {m}
twin {n} (either of two people who shared the same uterus, or of two similar or closely related objects) :: tweeling {m}
twin {adj} (forming a pair of twins) :: tweeling-
twist {n} (twig) SEE: twig ::
twist {v} :: draaien
twist drill {n} (rotating tool used for cutting holes) :: boorijzer {n}
twisted {adj} (mentally disturbed or unsound) :: verwrongen
twisting {adj} (having many twists) :: kronkelend
twisty {adj} (curly) SEE: curly ::
twitch {v} (to jerk sharply and briefly) :: rukken
twitch {v} (to spot a bird) :: vogelen, vogelspotten
twitch {n} (Elymus repens) SEE: couch grass ::
twitter {v} (to utter chirps) :: tjielpen
Twitter {v} (tweet) SEE: tweet ::
two {num} (one plus one) :: twee
two {n} (digit or figure) :: twee {f}
two {n} (two-dollar bill) :: biljet van twee dollar {n}
two beers, please {phrase} (two beers, please) :: twee bier graag, twee biertjes graag, twee bier alstublieft, twee biertjes alstublieft
two-edged sword {n} (double-edged sword) SEE: double-edged sword ::
twofold {adj} (double) :: tweevoudig, tweeledig
twofold {adv} (in a double degree) :: tweevoudig
two heads are better than one {proverb} (joint thinking pays) :: twee hoofden zijn beter dan één
two hundred {num} (cardinal number 200) :: tweehonderd
two-legged {adj} (having two legs) :: tweebenig
two-line pica {n} (double pica) SEE: double pica ::
two-move checkmate {n} (quickest possible checkmate) SEE: fool's mate ::
two-seater {n} (vehicle with seats for two people) :: tweezitter
two-sided {adj} (reversible) SEE: reversible ::
two thousand {num} (cardinal number) :: tweeduizend {f}
-ty {suffix} (-ity) SEE: -ity ::
tycoon {n} (wealthy, powerful business person) :: magnaat {m}, tycoon {m}
tympanic membrane {n} (eardrum) SEE: eardrum ::
tympanum {n} (eardrum) SEE: eardrum ::
type {n} (blood group) SEE: blood type ::
type {n} (grouping based on shared characteristics) :: type {n}
type {n} (preferred sort of person) :: type
type {v} (to use a typewriter) :: typen
type {v} (to enter characters into a computer using keyboard) :: typen
typecase {n} :: letterbak {m}
typeface {n} (font family) :: lettertype {n}
type II error {n} (accepting the null hypothesis when false) :: fout van de tweede soort {f}
type species {n} :: typesoort {f}
typewriter {n} (machine used to print text by pressing keys) :: schrijfmachine {f}
typhoid {n} (typhoid fever) SEE: typhoid fever ::
typhoid fever {n} (illness) :: paratyfus {m}
typhoon {n} (hurricane in the Pacific) :: tyfoon {m}, taifoen {m}
typhus {n} (disease) :: tyfus
typical {adj} (capturing the overall sense of a thing) :: typisch
typicalness {n} (state of being typical) :: typerendheid
typify {v} :: typeren
typo {n} (error) :: typefout {f}
typographer {n} (typewriter) SEE: typewriter ::
typographer {n} (person skilled in typography) :: typograaf {m}
typographic {adj} (typographic) SEE: typographical ::
typographical {adj} (pertaining to typography or printing) :: typografisch
typographical error {n} (typing error) :: typefout
typography {n} (art and technique) :: typografie
tyranny {n} (government in which a single ruler has absolute power) :: tyrannie {f}
tyrant {n} (absolute ruler) :: tiran {m}
tyrant {n} (harsh and cruel ruler) :: tiran {m}
tyrant {n} (oppressive and harsh person) :: tiran {m}
tyre {n} (wheel covering) :: band {m}
Tyre {prop} (an ancient sea port and city state of Phoenicia) :: Tyrus, Sur
Tyumen {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Tjoemen