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# French :: English dictionary generated from
# Version :: 20150102
# 64188 French glosses :: 81582 English translations
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â {letter}  :: A with circumflex, a letter used in French spelling, originally representing the sound /ɑ/
à {letter}  :: A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration
à {prep}  :: at, in, on [said of a particular place]
à {prep}  :: at [said of a particular time]
à {prep} [before an infinitive]  :: to [used to express something not completed]
à {prep}  :: by
à {prep} [cuisine]  :: cooked in or with
à {prep}  :: of (belonging to)
à {prep}  :: on the, to [some directions]
à {prep}  :: or, to [used to express an approximate number]
à {prep}  :: till, until [used in farewells]
à {prep}  :: to [destination]
à {prep}  :: to (until)
à {prep}  :: Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
à {prep}  :: Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb
à {prep}  :: Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
a+ {abbr} [text messaging]  :: see you later, cu; ttyl
{m}  :: ai (sloth)
a {letter}  :: The first letter of the French alphabet, written in the Latin script
a- {prefix}  :: a-, non-, -less
a- {prefix}  :: A prefix forming words, especially verbs, that denote entering a state, making progress toward a goal, or the like
a {pron} [lb, fr, Quebec, colloquial]  :: alternative form of elle
-a {suffix}  :: Suffix indicating the third-person singular past historic of -er verbs
a {symbol}  :: are (100 square metres)
aa {m} [geology, often, attributive]  :: The surface of an aa lava flow
açaï {m}  :: açai
AA {initialism} [plurale tantum]  :: Alcooliques Anonymes
aalandais {adj}  :: alternative form of alandais
aalandais {m}  :: The dialect of Swedish spoken in Åland
Aalandais {m}  :: A person from Åland; an Ålander
Aalandaise {f}  :: feminine form of Aalandais
Aalborg {prop}  :: Aalborg
aalénien {adj} [geology, paleontology]  :: Aalenian
Aalénien {prop} [geology, paleontology]  :: The Aalenian period
Aar {prop}  :: The Aar river
Aarau {prop}  :: Aarau
Aaron {prop}  :: Aaron (biblical figure)
Aaron {prop}  :: male given name
ababouiné {adj} [nautical, archaic, dialectal]  :: Said of a boat stopped by water's stillness; becalmed
abaca {m}  :: a banana tree, the abaca
abaca {m}  :: Manilla hemp
abacost {m} [Africa, chiefly, historical]  :: abacost
abacule {m} [arts, and, architecture]  :: a mosaic tessera; tessella; abaculus
abader {vp} [dialectal, Southern France]  :: to escape, get out, run away, figuratively take off
abader {vt} [dialectal, Southern France]  :: to allow out; to remove the restrains on
abaissé {adj} [heraldry]  :: abased, lowered
abaissé {adj} [heraldry]  :: disclosed
abaissable {adj}  :: Which can be lowered
abaissant {adj} [dated]  :: Rendering morally inferior; degrading
abaisse {f} [cooking]  :: A piece of dough that has been flattened, usually with a rolling pin
abaisse-langue {m}  :: a tongue depressor
abaissement {m}  :: Action of lowering a value; reduction
abaissement {m}  :: Action of lowering oneself morally; abasement
abaissement {m}  :: Action of moving or pushing something in a downward direction; a lowering
abaissement {m} [archaic]  :: Action of rendering or becoming less powerful
abaissement {m} [dated]  :: State of something or someone which has lost all pride; abasement
abaissement {m}  :: State resulting from having moved down
abaisser {vt} [figuratively]  :: To abase, degrade, humiliate
abaisser {vt} [literally]  :: To lower; to reduce; to bring down
abaisser {vtr}  :: To come or go down; to descend
abaisseur {adj} [anatomy]  :: Said of a muscle that lowers a body part
abaisseur {adj} [engineering]  :: Which reduces or lowers a force like tension or pressure
abaisseur {m} [anatomy]  :: A muscle or similar body part that moves something downward; a depressor
abajoue {f} [anatomy, zoology]  :: A pouch in the cheek of some animals, usually used to carry food; a cheek pouch
abajoue {f} [slang]  :: A flabby face or cheek
abaliénation {f} [obsolete]  :: abalienation
abalone {m} [gastronomy, uncommon]  :: The abalone
abandon {m}  :: abandonment
abandon {m}  :: surrender
abandon {m} [uncountable]  :: complete neglect
abandonné {adj}  :: given up, abandoned
abandonné {m}  :: An abandonee, one who is abandoned
abandonnataire {adj} [legal]  :: Which benefits from another party giving up something
abandonnataire {mf} [legal]  :: A natural or moral person who benefits from another party giving up something
abandonnateur {adj} [legal]  :: Which gives up something
abandonnateur {m} [legal]  :: A natural or moral person who gives up something
abandonnement {m} [dated]  :: Moral neglect
abandonnement {m} [dated]  :: The act of abandoning; abandonment
abandonnement {m} [dated]  :: The act of giving up or surrendering when faced with something
abandonnement {m} [dated]  :: The state resulting of such an act
abandonnement {m} [legal]  :: The transfer of goods or other values in a situation of indivision that allow all owners to receive their share
abandonner {v}  :: to abandon, forsake
abandonner {v}  :: to give up
abandonneur {adj} [uncommon]  :: Which abandons or gives up
abandonneur {m} [uncommon]  :: Somebody who abandons or gives up
abandonneuse {f}  :: feminine form of abandonneur
abandonnique {adj} [psychology]  :: Suffering from, related to or typical of abandonment anxiety
abandonnément {adv} [obsolete]  :: With abandon, without any reserve
abandon scolaire {m}  :: The action of dropping out of school, usually secondary education
abaque {m} [architecture]  :: The abacus of a column
abaque {m} [historical]  :: An abacus for counting
abaque {m} [mathematics]  :: A nomogram
abarticulaire {adj} [medicine]  :: Having to do with the tissues near an articulation; juxta-articular
abasie {f}  :: abasia
abasourdi {adj}  :: Astonished; dumbfounded
abasourdi {adj}  :: Stuned or dazed by a loud sound
abasourdir {v}  :: to dumbfound; to baffle; to astonish
abasourdir {v}  :: to stun or daze with a loud sound
abasourdissant {adj}  :: astonishing; bewildering; dumbfounding
abasourdissant {adj}  :: which stuns or overwhelms by its loudness
abasourdissement {m} [rare]  :: A state of dazedness caused by an overwhelmingly loud sound
abasourdissement {m} [rare]  :: Bewilderment; stupefaction
abasside {adj}  :: dated form of abbasside
abat {m}  :: giblet
abatant {m}  :: alternative spelling of abattant
abat-chauvée {f}  :: pulled wool of low quality, generally detached from the animal's skin by a lime treatment
abatée {f}  :: alternative spelling of abattée
abat-jour {m} [architecture]  :: skylight
abat-jour {m} [dated]  :: eyeshade
abat-jour {m}  :: lampshade
abats {n} [plurale tantum]  :: offal, giblets
abattage {m}  :: Destruction, demolition of [a wall]
abattage {m}  :: Felling or cutting down of [trees]
abattage {m}  :: Slaughter or butchering for meat
abattant {adj}  :: flat and articulated so it can move from a horizontal to a vertical position
abattant {m}  :: a lid or flap which can move from a horizontal to a vertical position
abattant {m}  :: a toilet lid
abattant {m} [rare]  :: any sort of flap
abattée {f} [aeronautics]  :: A sudden nosedive of an aircraft due to a speed loss
abattée {f} [nautical]  :: A movement of the boat that brings it closer to tailwind
abattée {f} [paragliding]  :: A movement of the wing that brings it down toward the front of the pilot at a more or less pronounced angle
abattement {m}  :: A diminution of physical or moral strength; dejection; exhaustion; despondency
abattement {m} [business, rare]  :: A discount
abattement {m} [finance, or, legal]  :: A type of allowance or tax deduction
abattement {m}  :: obsolete form of abattage
abatteur {m}  :: a boaster
abatteur {m}  :: someone who fells; who knocks something down
abatteuse {f}  :: (forestry) harvester
abattis {m} [Canada]  :: An area that has been cleared of trees, but not yet of their stumps
abattis {m} [cooking, plurale tantum]  :: giblets
abattis {m} [dated, slang, plurale tantum]  :: limbs
abattis {m} [military]  :: abatis
abattis {m}  :: rubble
abattoir {m}  :: slaughterhouse; abattoir
abattre {n}  :: types of quilted or depressed effects in fabrics
abattre {vp} [of lightning]  :: to strike
abattre {vp}  :: to descend upon with violence or furor
abattre {vr}  :: to fall down, especially of tall things, such as trees
abattre {v}  :: to butcher; to slaughter for meat
abattre {v}  :: to cut down (a tree)
abattre {v}  :: to destroy or demolish (a wall)
abattre {v}  :: to shoot dead
abattu {adj}  :: dejected, dispirited, demoralized
abatture {f} [archaic]  :: alternative form of abattage
abattures {n} [plurale tantum]  :: The traces left by a deer in bushes, ferns and other tall grasses
abat-vent {m} [agriculture]  :: wind screen
abat-vent {m}  :: chimney cowl
abat-vent {m}  :: louver boarding (of window, opening), abat-vent
abat-voix {m}  :: abatvoix
abaya {f}  :: abaya
abayer {v}  :: archaic spelling of aboyer
abbé {m}  :: An abbot, the head of an abbey
abbé {m} [dated]  :: A title or honorific given to priests in general
abbasside {adj} [history]  :: Related to the Abbassid dynasty or empire
abbatial {adj}  :: abbatial
abbatial {m}  :: The quarters of the abbot and monks within an abbey
abbatiale {f}  :: An abbey church
abbatiat {m} [uncommon, chiefly, Roman Catholic]  :: abbacy
abbaye {f}  :: abbey
abbesse {f}  :: abbess (female abbot)
Abbeville {prop}  :: Abbeville
abbevillien {adj} [archaeology]  :: Abbevillian
Abbevillien {prop} [archaeology]  :: The Abbevillian period
abbevillois {adj}  :: From or related to the Northern French city of Abbeville
Abbevillois {m}  :: Someone from the French city of Abbeville
Abbevilloise {f}  :: feminine form of Abbevillois
Abby {prop} [rare]  :: female given name
abc {m}  :: ABC, basics, fundamentals, rudiments
abécédaire {adj} [obsolete]  :: alphabetical
abécédaire {m}  :: An alphabet primer
abcéder {vip} [or, medicine]  :: To form into an abscess; to abscess
abcédographie {f} [medicine]  :: A radiography of an abscess
abcès {m}  :: An abscess
Abdallah {prop}  :: Abdallah
Abdias {prop}  :: Obadiah [biblical character]
abdicataire {adj}  :: Which has abdicated
abdication {f}  :: abdication
abdiquer {vi} [formal]  :: To give up; to abandon
abdiquer {vit}  :: To abdicate [one's powers]
abdo {m} [rare in the singular]  :: ab (abdominal muscle)
abdomen {m}  :: abdomen
abdominal {adj}  :: abdominal; of the abdomen
abdominaux {n} [collective]  :: The abdominal muscles; the abdominals
abdominaux {n} [plurale tantum]  :: Sit-ups
abdos {n} [plurale tantum]  :: abs (abdominal muscles)
abdos {n} [plurale tantum]  :: situps
Abdoul {prop}  :: male given name of Arabic origin, equivalent to Abdul
Abdoulaye {prop}  :: male given name, widely used in Islamic West Africa
Abdoulla {prop}  :: male given name, equivalent to Abdullah
abducteur {adj} [anatomy, physiology]  :: related to abductor muscles and their movement; abductive
abducteur {m} [anatomy]  :: abductor (muscle)
abductif {adj} [logic, computing]  :: abductive
abduction {f} [logic, computing]  :: Abductive reasoning; abduction
abduction {f} [physiology]  :: Abductive movement; abduction
abée {f} [chiefly, historical]  :: The sluice gate, sluice or flume to a water wheel
Abeau {prop}  :: male given name, a very rare variant of Abel
a beau mentir qui vient de loin {proverb}  :: long ways, long lies
abeille {f}  :: bee, honeybee
abeille {f} [figuratively]  :: A writer whose style is considered pure like honey
abeille charpentière {f}  :: carpenter bee
abeille à miel {f}  :: honey bee
abeille ouvrière {f} [zoology]  :: worker bee
abeiller {adj} [uncommon]  :: Relative to bees and their keeping
abeiller {m} [archaic]  :: A bee-eater
abeiller {m} [archaic]  :: A beehive for bee keeping
abeiller {m} [archaic]  :: A beekeeper
abeillier {m} [archaic]  :: alternative form of abeiller ("beehive")
Abel {prop}  :: Abel [biblical character]
Abel {prop}  :: male given name
abelia {m} [rare]  :: alternative form of abélia
Abelin {prop}  :: French surname
Abelin {prop}  :: male given name,from a diminutive form of Abel
Abelone {prop} [extremely, rare]  :: female given name
aber {m} [geography]  :: A ria, especially one in Brittany
Aberdeen {prop}  :: Aberdeen
aberdonien {adj}  :: Aberdonian
Aberdonien {m}  :: Aberdonian
Aberdonienne {f}  :: feminine form of Aberdonien
aberrance {f} [statistics]  :: Character of what is aberrant
aberrance {f} [uncommon]  :: An aberration or anomaly
aberrant {adj}  :: Aberrant, abnormal or anomalous
aberrant {adj} [sciences]  :: Which is impossible according to the norms or rules
aberration {f} [astronomy]  :: An aberration
aberration {f} [optics]  :: An aberration
aberration {f} [physiology]  :: An aberration or mutation
aberration {f}  :: Something, such as an idea or fact, that is aberrant; an aberration
aberration {f}  :: The state of being aberrant
aberrer {vi} [obsolete]  :: To lose oneself or deviate from a straight path
aberrer {vi} [very, rare]  :: To make a mistake; to wander in one's judgement
aberrer {vt} [very, rare]  :: To skew; to render inexact or aberrant
abessif {adj} [linguistics]  :: Abessive
abessif {m} [linguistics]  :: The abessive case
abhorrer {v}  :: to abominate, to abhor, toloathe
Abidjan {prop}  :: Abidjan
abidjanais {adj}  :: From, of, or relating to Abidjan; Abidjanese
Abidjanais {m}  :: Somebody from Abidjan, an Abidjanese
Abidjanaise {f}  :: feminine form of Abidjanais
abies {m} [archaic]  :: A fir tree
abigéat {m} [legal, historical]  :: abigeat
abigeat {m} [legal, archaic]  :: alternative form of abigéat
abime {m}  :: An unfathomable depth; an abyss or chasm
abime {m} [heraldry]  :: The abyss of the shield
abime {m} [literary]  :: An infiniteness of thought
abime {m} [literary]  :: A superlative used with various abstraction and qualities; the climax or acme
abime {m} [literary]  :: Hell
abime {m}  :: The bottom of a chasm or valley
abimer {v}  :: alternative form of abîmer
abiogenèse {f} [biology]  :: abiogenesis
abiotique {adj} [ecology]  :: abiotic
abiétacée {f} [botany, historical]  :: A member of the Pinaceae plant family
abiétacées {n} [botany, plurale tantum]  :: the Pinaceae plant family
Abitibi {prop}  :: Abitibi
abitibien {adj}  :: From, or related to the Abitibi region of Quebec; Abitibian
Abitibien {m}  :: Someone from Abitibi; an Abitibian
Abitibienne {f}  :: feminine form of Abitibien
abiétin {adj} [very, rare]  :: Related or similar to fir trees
abject {adj} [literary, obsolete]  :: Of the lowest social position
abject {adj} [literary]  :: Worthy of utmost contempt or disgust; vile; despicable
abjectement {adv} [literary]  :: In manner worthy of absolute contempt or disgust
abjection {f} [literary]  :: Something that is worthy of utter contempt
abjurateur {adj} [formal]  :: alternative form of abjuratoire
abjurateur {m} [formal]  :: Someone who has committed abjuration
abjuration {f} [formal]  :: The action of abjurer
abjuratoire {adj} [formal, or, legal]  :: Related to the action of abjurer
abjurer {vit} [religion]  :: To formally renounce one's religious belief; to apostatise
abjurer {vit} [very, formal]  :: To renounce or abandon solemnly; to abjure
abjurer {v} [obsolete]  :: To reject by oath someone's authority
abkhaze {adj}  :: Related or belonging to the Abkhaz ethnic group, or their language
abkhaze {adj}  :: Related to or from Abkhazia, regardless of ethnicity
abkhaze {m}  :: The Abkhaz language
Abkhaze {mf}  :: An ethnic Abkhaz person
Abkhaze {mf}  :: Someone from Abkhazia regardless of ethnicity
Abkhazie {prop}  :: Abkhazia
abkhazien {adj}  :: Related to or from Abkhazia
Abkhazien {m}  :: A person from Abkhazia regardless of ethnicity
Abkhazienne {f}  :: feminine form of Abkhazien
ablactation {f} [medicine, archaic]  :: The weaning of a child
ablactation {f} [medicine]  :: Interruption in secretion of breast milk, usually caused by a hormonal imbalance
Abélard {prop} [rare]  :: male given name, equivalent of Abelard
Abélard {prop}  :: The French philosopher and theologian Abelard
ablastine {f} [immunology]  :: ablastin
ablater {v} [engineering]  :: To progressively remove (usually in small amounts) due to an ablation process
ablater {vt} [medicine, rare]  :: To perform ablation of; to ablate
ablatif {adj} [engineering, sciences]  :: Conceived to resist a process of ablation
ablatif {adj} [linguistics, rare]  :: Related to or in the ablative case
ablatif {adj}  :: Related to or causing ablation
ablatif {m} [linguistics, countable]  :: A word or expression in the ablative case
ablatif {m} [linguistics, uncountable]  :: The ablative case
ablation {f} [medicine]  :: ablation
ablation {f} [sciences]  :: ablation
ablation {f}  :: The often forceful removal (physical or otherwise) or abolition of something
able {m}  :: A vernacular name of the common bleak (usually called ablette)
able {m}  :: A vernacular name of the moderlieschen, also called able de Heckel
able {m} [rare]  :: A vernacular name of some other related fishes in the genus Alburnus (Cyprinidae)
-able {suffix}  :: -able
ableret {m} [fishing]  :: a square lift net attached to the end of a perch and used for fishing bleaks ad similar small fishes
ablette {f}  :: (common) bleak (Alburnus alburnus)
ablégat {m} [Roman Catholicism]  :: ablegate
abélia {m}  :: A shrub member of Abelia
Abélia {prop} [rare]  :: female given name
abélie {f}  :: alternative form of abélia
abélien {adj} [mathematics]  :: abelian
abélien {adj} [Roman Catholicism, historical]  :: Abelian
ablier {m} [fishing]  :: synonym of ableret
abélite {mf}  :: Abelian (member of a sect living like Abel)
abélonien {m}  :: Abelian (member of a sect living like Abel)
abléphare {m} [zoology]  :: A skink of the genus Ablepharus
ablépharie {f} [medicine]  :: ablepharia
abluer {v} [obsolete]  :: To wash
ablution {f} [rare]  :: A washing, especially ritual
ablution {f} [Western Christianity]  :: Ritual rinsing of the priest's hand; ablution
ablutions {fp} [plurale tantum]  :: the washing of the body, particularly a ritual one; an ablution
abîme {m}  :: alternative form of abime
abîmer {vp} [formal]  :: To become absorbed in something (tought, action...)
abîmer {vp} [formal]  :: To fall down or sink and disappear in a hole, depth, abyss
abîmer {v} [rare, or, archaic]  :: To throw down in a hole, depth etc
abîmer {v}  :: to damage
abénaquis {adj}  :: Abenaki
abénaquis {m}  :: the Abenaki language
Abénaquis {m}  :: an Abenaki Native American
Abénaquise {f}  :: feminine form of Abénaquis
abnégation {f}  :: denial, abnegation
abnégation {f}  :: selflessness, self-sacrifice
aboi {m} [archaic]  :: The bark of a dog
aboiement {m}  :: A dog bark
abois {mp} [hunting, plurale tantum]  :: The last stage of coursing where the dogs are closing in on the game, and their cries at that time
aboiteau {m} [Canada, Acadia]  :: A dike built for land reclamation
aboiteau {m} [Canada, Acadia]  :: The sluice in a dike that allows water out at low tide, but blocks its entry at high tide
abolir {vt}  :: to abolish
abolissable {adj}  :: abolishable
abolissement {m} [obsolete]  :: An abolition, abolishment, abrogation
abolitif {adj} [legal, uncommon]  :: Abolishing; involving the abolition of something
abolition {f}  :: abolition
abolitioniste {adj}  :: alternative form of abolitionniste
abolitioniste {mf}  :: alternative form of abolitionniste
abolitionnisme {m}  :: abolitionism
abolitionniste {adj} [historical]  :: abolitionist
abolitionniste {mf} [historical]  :: abolitionist
aboméen {adj}  :: From or having to do with the Beninese city of Abomey
Aboméen {m}  :: A person from Abomey; Abomean, Abomeyan
Aboméenne {f}  :: feminine form of Aboméen
Abomey {prop}  :: Abomey
Abomey {prop} [dated]  :: Dahomey
abominable {adj}  :: Absolutely loathsome; abominable
abominable {adj}  :: Exceedingly bad or ugly; abominable
abominable homme des neiges {m}  :: abominable snowman (manlike or apelike animal said to exist in the Himalayas)
abominablement {adv}  :: Exceedingly badly or poorly
abominablement {adv} [rare]  :: Abominably
abominablement {adv}  :: Unbearably; insufferably
abomination {f} [chiefly, religion]  :: Revulsion, abomination, disgust
abomination {f}  :: Something vile and abominable; an abomination
abominer {v} [literary]  :: To hold in abomination; to detest, abhor, execrate
abondamment {adv}  :: abundantly, copiously
abondance {f}  :: A large amount; a plethora or profusion
abondance {f} [sciences]  :: abundance
abondance {f}  :: Wealth of goods, abundance; opulence, prosperity
abondant {adj}  :: abundant
abondement {m} [Europe, finance]  :: Additional financing provided by a second party to funds amassed by a first party, such as by an employer to a retirement fund
abonder {v}  :: ro be found in large amounts; to abound
abonder {vt} [Europe, finance]  :: to contribute financing to
abonder {vt}  :: to abound; to teem; to be swarming or overflowing with [object marked with [[]], rarely [[]]]
abonder dans le sens {v}  :: to agree profusely with, to express the same opinions as
abonné {adj}  :: Regularly affected by; plagued or dogged with
abonné {m} [masculine only]  :: A household for the purpose of utility delivery
abonné {m}  :: season ticket holder
abonné {m}  :: subscriber
abonnée {f}  :: feminine form of abonné
abonnement {m}  :: subscription
abonner {v} [ditransitive]  :: To subscribe somebody to a service; to take a subscription for
abonner {v} [rare]  :: To become accustomed to or a regular of
abonner {vr}  :: To subscribe to a service or publication
abonnir {vtr} [absolutive or reflexive, usually, inanimate, strongly dated]  :: To improve; to render or become better
abonnissement {m} [rare, agriculture]  :: Improvement or amelioration of the soil or of wine
abord {m} [archaic]  :: Arrival or accessibility by water
abord {m} [literary]  :: The manner with which one acts in the presence of another person or persons, especially in a first encounter
abord {m} [rare]  :: The surroundings of a place
abordable {adj}  :: approachable
abordable {adj} [archaic, nautical]  :: Said of a boat that is easy to attack
abordable {adj}  :: Not overly costly; affordable
abordable {adj} [uncommon]  :: accessible
abordage {m}  :: The assault on a ship
aborder {vt} [chiefly, nautical]  :: To reach, especially with a boat
aborder {vt} [of vehicles]  :: To place side to side
aborder {vt} [originally, nautical, literary, rare]  :: To attack, especially a boat
aborder {vt}  :: To approach or meet somebody
aborder {vt}  :: To deal with; to tackle; to approach a problem, situation or topic
abordeur {adj} [nautical, chiefly, historical]  :: Performing an attack on a boat
abordeur {adj} [rare]  :: Placing itself side to side to another vehicle
abords {mp} [plurale tantum]  :: The surroundings
aborigène {adj} [dated]  :: aboriginal, indigenous
aborigène {adj}  :: Of or relating to Indigenous Australians
aborigène {mf} [very, dated]  :: A generally primitive native from the land
Aborigène {mf}  :: An Indigenous Australian
abornement {m} [chiefly, France, legal]  :: Determination of the precise limits of a piece of land or a border
aborner {v} [historical, animate]  :: To add boundary stones or marks to
aborner {v} [literary, rare, inanimate]  :: To constitute the limit or boundary of
abortif {adj}  :: Abortive; unavailing; futile
abortif {adj} [botany]  :: Abortive, fruitless; sterile
abortif {adj} [medicine]  :: Capable of causing abortion when absorbed
abortif {m} [medicine]  :: An abortifacient
abot {m} [agriculture]  :: A horse hobble
aboteau {m} [Canada, rare]  :: alternative form of aboiteau
aboteau {m} [France, dialectal, chiefly, historical]  :: A levee or dam used in the draining of marshes
abouchement {m} [archaic]  :: The act of aboucher
aboucher {v} [archaic]  :: To put or get in contact or communication
aboucher {v} [archaic]  :: To touch via an opening
aboucher {v} [obsolete]  :: To talk with
aboucher {vp} [obsolete]  :: To put the mouth close to
Abou Dabi {prop}  :: Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates
Abou Dabi {prop}  :: Abu Dhabi, the emirate
Abou Dhabi {prop}  :: alternative form of Abou Dabi
Aboukir {prop}  :: Aboukir, a village and bay in Egypt site of two iconic battles of the French military
abouler {vi} [dialectal]  :: To roll along a surface
abouler {vip} [Europe, dated slang, or]  :: To rush or hurry over
abouler {vt} [Europe, dated slang]  :: To hand over or give money or goods; to pay
aboulie {m} [medicine]  :: aboulia
aboulique {adj} [medicine]  :: Related to or affected by aboulia; aboulic
aboulique {mf} [medicine]  :: A person affected by aboulia
Abou Simbel {prop}  :: The archeological site of Abu Simbel
about {m} [technical]  :: The extremity of a metallic or wooden element or piece
aboutement {m}  :: abutment, jointing
abouter {v}  :: to align end-to-end; to abut
abouter {v}  :: to join, link, attach or tie together by their extremities
aboutir {vi}  :: to reach a conclusion, to succeed
aboutir {vt} [figuratively, with à]  :: to lead to, to have the consequence of
aboutir {vt} [literally, with à]  :: to lead to, to end up in, to reach
aboutissant {m}  :: outcome
aboutissement {m}  :: A result or outcome, usually a positive one
aboutissement {m}  :: The end or conclusion of a process
aboyant {adj}  :: barking
aboyer {vi} [of a dog]  :: to bark
aboyer {vi}  :: to scream at or inveigh against somebody
aboyer {vt} [usually, pejorative]  :: to scream or yell in short bouts; to bark
aboyeur {adj} [uncommon]  :: Which barks or makes a sound like barking
aboyeur {m} [literary]  :: Someone who yells a lot at someone else, who heckles, or criticize violently in speech or writing
aboyeur {m} [slightly dated]  :: Someone whose job or involves crying out at people
abracadabra {interj}  :: abracadabra
abracadabra {m}  :: An unspecified magical formula
abracadabra {m} [historical]  :: A mystical word from kabbalism
abracadabrant {adj}  :: ludicrous, preposterous
abracadabrantesque {adj}  :: Totally ludicrous
abracadabrantesquement {adv}  :: Totally ludicrously
abréactif {adj} [psychoanalysis]  :: Having to do with abreaction; abreactive
abréaction {f} [psychoanalysis]  :: abreaction
abréagir {vit} [psychoanalysis]  :: To undergo abreaction; to abreact
Abraham {prop}  :: Abraham (Biblical character)
Abraham {prop}  :: male given name
abrahamique {adj}  :: Abrahamitic (relating to the patriarch Abraham)
abraser {vt} [technical]  :: To abrade
abrasif {adj}  :: Able to abrade a surface when scrubbed against it; abrasive
abrasif {m}  :: A usually granular abrasive substance used to polish or clean a surface
abrasimètre {m} [manufacturing]  :: A device for measuring abrasion
abrasin {m}  :: One of two species of East Asian trees in the genus Vernicia (Euphorbiaceae) who produce an oil used to make varnishes and paints
abrasion {f}  :: abrasion
abraxas {m} [gnosticism, historical]  :: abraxas
abreuvage {m} [archaic]  :: alternative form of abreuvement
abreuvement {m} [uncommon]  :: Action of abreuver
abreuver {v} [literary, ditransitive]  :: to shower (someone) de in
abreuver {v} [literary]  :: to water (cattle, fields etc.), give water to (a person)
abreuver {vp} [literary]  :: to drink
abreuvoir {m}  :: a watering hole or place for animals
abreuvoir {m} [Canada, proscribed]  :: a drinking fountain
abrégé {m}  :: A small book or written work summarizing the major points of a general topic
abrégé {m}  :: A summarized synopsis or précis of a longer work
abrègement {m}  :: alternative form of abrégement
abrégement {m}  :: A shortening or abridgement
abréger {v}  :: to abbreviate
abréger {v}  :: to shorten in duration
abréger {v}  :: to shorten (in textual length) or summarize, to abridge
abrégément {adv}  :: abridgedly
abri {m}  :: A shelter or refuge against the elements or physical danger
abri anti-aérien {m}  :: bomb shelter; air-raid shelter
abri anti-atomique {m}  :: fallout shelter
abribus {m}  :: bus shelter
abricot {adj}  :: apricot (color)
abricoté {adj} [cooking]  :: Including apricots as an ingredient
abricoté {adj}  :: Similar or relating to apricots
abricoté {m}  :: sugared apricot
abricot {m}  :: apricot (color)
abricot {m}  :: apricot (fruit)
abricoter {vt}  :: To glaze (a cake etc) with a thin layer of apricot preserve dissolved in water
abricotier {m}  :: apricot tree
abricotine {f}  :: A Swiss eau-de-vie made from apricots
abrier {v} [archaic, or, dialectal]  :: alternative form of abriter
abrier {v} [dialectal]  :: to cover with a bedcover; to tuck in
abri fiscal {m} [Canada]  :: tax shelter
abrine {f}  :: abrin
abri sous roche {m} [archaeology]  :: A rock shelter
abriter {vir} [s'abriter]  :: to shelter (intransitive)
abriter {v}  :: to shelter, to harbour
abriter {v}  :: to take cover; to shelter
abrivent {m} [agriculture]  :: windbreak
abrogatif {adj}  :: abrogative
abrogation {f}  :: abrogation
abrogatoire {adj}  :: alternative form of abrogatif
abrogeable {adj} [chiefly, legal]  :: repealable; rescindable
abroger {v}  :: to rescind, to repeal, to annul
abroutir {vt} [agriculture, obsolete]  :: To eat the young shoots of or off
abrupt {adj}  :: Curt and abrupt
abrupt {adj}  :: Done or said forwardly and without caution to avoid shocking
abrupt {adj}  :: Extremely steep, near vertical
abruptement {adv}  :: abruptly
abruti {adj} [chiefly, Europe, informal]  :: Moronic, idiotic
abruti {adj}  :: Whose physical or mental capacities have been impaired by tiredness or another factor; dazed
abruti {m} [chiefly, Europe, informal]  :: moron, idiot, fool
abrutie {f}  :: feminine form of abruti
abrutir {vit}  :: To blunt or deaden the mind
abrutir {v} [literary]  :: To return to a brutish or bestial state
abrutir {vt}  :: To overwhelm, to devastate
abrutir {vt}  :: To render idiotic; to turn into idiots
abrutissant {adj} [formal]  :: exhausting
abrutissant {adj} [formal]  :: mind-numbing
abrutissement {m}  :: Process or action of rendering people stupid and idiotic
abruzzais {adj}  :: From or related to the Abruzzo region
Abruzzais {m}  :: A person from the Abruzzo
Abruzzaise {f}  :: feminine form of Abruzzais
Abruzzes {prop} [plurale tantum]  :: Abruzzo
Abruzzes {prop} [plurale tantum]  :: A mountain chain in the Apennines
abréviatif {adj}  :: abbreviative
abréviatif {adj}  :: Making use of or relating to abbreviations
abréviation {f}  :: abbreviation (shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase)
abréviativement {adv}  :: abbreviatedly
abréviativement {adv}  :: abbreviatively
abrévier {v} [archaic]  :: To abbreviate
ABS {initialism} [automotive]  :: système de freinage antiblocage
Absalom {prop}  :: Absalom [biblical character]
Absalon {prop}  :: Absalom
absalonien {adj} [literary]  :: Having opulent hair
abscisse {f} [mathematics]  :: The x coordinate in Cartesian coordinates; abscissa
abscission {f} [botany]  :: abscission
absconder {v}  :: obsolete form of abscondre
abscondre {v} [obsolete]  :: To hide; to dissimulate
abscons {adj} [literary, pejorative]  :: So abstruse as to prevent comprehension entirely
absconser {v}  :: obsolete form of abscondre
absence {f}  :: absence (state of being absent or withdrawn)
absent {adj}  :: absent
absent {adj}  :: absent-minded
absent {m}  :: absentee; missing person
absenter {vr}  :: to leave; to absent oneself
absentéisme {m}  :: absenteeism
absentéisme {m}  :: abstention, nonparticipation (from a vote, etc.)
absentéisme {m}  :: lack, absence
absentéiste {adj}  :: absentee (attributive)
absent le chat, les souris dansent {phrase} [idiomatic]  :: when the cat's away the mice will play
absidal {adj}  :: apsidal
abside {f} [architecture]  :: apse
absinthe {f}  :: absinthe
absinthe {f}  :: wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)
absinthique {adj}  :: Containing wormwood
absolu {adj}  :: absolute
absolument {adv}  :: absolutely; totally; completely
absolution {f}  :: absolution (from sins or wrongs)
absolution {f} [legal]  :: acquittal, absolution
absolutisme {m}  :: absolutism
absolutiste {adj}  :: absolutist
absolutiste {mf}  :: absolutist
absolutoire {adj}  :: absolutory (relating to absolution)
absorbabilité {f}  :: absorbability
absorbable {adj}  :: absorbable
absorbance {f}  :: the fact of being absorbent
absorbant {adj}  :: absorbant
absorbant {m}  :: absorber, absorbant; something that absorbs
absorber {v}  :: to absorb
absorbeur {m}  :: absorber
absorption {f}  :: absorption
absorptivité {f}  :: absorptivity
absoudre {v}  :: to absolve
absoute {f}  :: absolution (song for the dead)
abstenir {vp}  :: (pronominal) to abstain
abstention {f}  :: abstention
abstentionnisme {m}  :: abstentionism
abstentionniste {m}  :: abstentionist
abstersif {adj}  :: abstergent
abstersif {m}  :: abstergent (a substance used in cleansing)
abstinence {f}  :: abstinence (act or practice of abstaining)
abstinence {f}  :: abstinence (specifically act or practice of abstaining from alcohol)
abstinence {f}  :: abstinence (specifically act or practice of abstaining from sexual relations)
abstinent {adj}  :: abstinent
abstinent {m}  :: abstinent
abstème {adj} [Quebec, legal, historical]  :: Refusing to communicate (that is, take communion) with wine in church
abstème {adj} [rare]  :: Abstaining from alcohol; abstemious; teetotal
abstraction {f}  :: abstraction
abstractionnisme {m}  :: abstractionism
abstractionniste {adj}  :: abstractionist (related to abstract art)
abstractivement {adv}  :: abstractively
abstraire {v} [very, rare]  :: to abstract (to separate; to remove; to take away)
abstrait {adj}  :: abstract
abstraitement {adv}  :: abstractly
abstrus {adj} [literary, pejorative]  :: abstruse
absurde {adj}  :: absurd (contrary to reason or propriety)
absurdement {adv}  :: absurdly
absurdité {f}  :: absurdity
absurdité {f}  :: nonsense (meaningless words)
abâtardi {adj}  :: Having suffered change; defiled; bastardized
abâtardir {vp}  :: To degrade; to degenerate; to become bastardized
abâtardir {v}  :: to cause something's qualities or defining characteristics to degenerate; to defile or degrade; to bastardize
abâtardissement {m}  :: bastardization
abêtir {vit}  :: To render dumb, dim-witted; to deaden the mind of
abêtir {vr}  :: To become dim-witted and foolish
abêtissant {adj}  :: Slowly rendering dumb, foolish, dim-witted
abêtissement {m}  :: Process or result of slowly rendering dim-witted and foolish
abus {m}  :: abuse (improper usage)
abuser {v}  :: to abuse (use improperly)
abuseur {m}  :: abuser
abusif {adj}  :: abusive
abusivement {adv}  :: abusively
abus sexuel {m}  :: sexual abuse
abyme {m} [archaic]  :: alternative form of abime
abyssal {adj}  :: abyssal
abysse {m}  :: abyss
abysse {m}  :: deep sea
abyssin {adj}  :: Abyssinian
abyssin {m}  :: Abyssinian (cat)
Abyssinie {prop}  :: Abyssinia (former name of Ethiopia)
abyssinien {adj}  :: Abyssinian
abyssinien {m}  :: Abyssinian (cat)
abyssopélagique {adj}  :: abyssopelagic
-acé {suffix} [uncommon, sciences]  :: A suffix forming adjectives
AC45 {f} [sports]  :: AC45 (America's Cup class)
AC72 {f} [sports]  :: AC72 (America's Cup class developed for the 2013 America's Cup)
AC90 {n}  :: AC90
acabit {m}  :: kind, type, sort
acacia {f}  :: acacia
Acadie {prop}  :: Rendering of the Ancient and mythical Acadia
Acadie {prop}  :: The name of a French Northern American colony, part of Nouvelle France (New France), comprising the present Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia (French Nouvelle Écosse) and New Brunswick (French Nouveau Brunswick, split off) and Cape Breton Island (French Île du Cap-Breton, split off but ultimately (re)integrated into Nova Scotia)
acadien {adj}  :: Acadian (of or pertaining to Acadia)
Acadien {m}  :: Acadian (a native of Acadia)
Acadienne {f}  :: feminine form of Acadien
académicien {m}  :: academician (member of an academy)
académicienne {f}  :: feminine form of académicien
académie {f}  :: academy (learned society)
académique {adj}  :: academic
académique {mf}  :: academic
académiquement {adv}  :: academically
académiser {v}  :: to academicize
académisme {f}  :: academicism
académiste {mf}  :: An academician
académiste {mf}  :: A scholar at an academy
acajou {m}  :: cashew tree; also, its fruit
acajou {m}  :: mahogany tree; also, its timber
acanthe {f}  :: alternative form of feuille d'acanthe
acanthe {f}  :: Any of various species of plants in the genus Acanthus of the Acanthaceae; acanthus, bear's breeches
acapulcoïte {f} [mineral]  :: acapulcoite
acarien {m}  :: mite (an arachnid)
acariâtre {adj}  :: cantankerous, ill-tempered
acarophobie {f}  :: acarophobia
acatalectique {adj}  :: acatalectic
acathisie {f}  :: alternative form of akathisie
acatène {adj}  :: chainless
acausal {adj}  :: acausal
acébutolol {m} [organic compound]  :: acebutolol
accablé {adj}  :: afflicted
accablé {adj}  :: stricken
accablant {adj}  :: overwhelming
accablement {m}  :: consternation, overwhelming despondency
accabler {v}  :: (of testimony etc.) to condemn (someone)
accabler {v}  :: to devastate, overwhelm
accalmie {f}  :: lull
accalmie {f}  :: reprieve (period of calm)
accalmir {vr} [of the sea]  :: to lull
accaparement {m}  :: acquisition, occupation, grabbing
accaparement {m}  :: monopolization, cornering (of a market)
accaparer {v}  :: to engross, to preoccupy
accaparer {v}  :: to monopolize, to corner
accaparer {v}  :: to occupy, to grab, to aquire (often with force or money)
accapareur {m}  :: monopolist
accastillage {m}  :: hardware
accastillage {m} [nautical]  :: superstructure
accéder {v}  :: to access (information)
accéder {v}  :: to grant (permission)
accéder {v}  :: to obtain, to achieve, to reach (a goal)
accéder {v}  :: to reach (a place)
accent {m}  :: accent, manner or tone of speech
accent {m} [linguistics]  :: accent, stress
accent {m} [linguistics]  :: an accent symbol
accent {m} [music]  :: strain, section
accent aigu {m}  :: acute accent
accent circonflexe {m}  :: circumflex (diacritic)
accent grave {m}  :: grave accent
accentué {adj}  :: pronounced, marked, accented
accentuation {f}  :: stressing, accenting
accentuer {v}  :: to accent (put an accent on a letter or symbol etc.)
accentuer {v}  :: to accentuate (emphasize)
acceptabilité {f}  :: acceptability
acceptable {adj}  :: acceptable
accepter {vt}  :: to accept
accepteur {m} [banking]  :: acceptor
acception {f}  :: meaning, sense (of a word), acceptation
accessibilité {f}  :: accessibility
accessible {adj} [of a person]  :: approachable
accessible {adj} [of a place, information, etc.]  :: accessible, attainable, obtainable, available
accessible {adj} [of a price]  :: affordable
accession {f}  :: accession (to throne)
accession {f} [legal]  :: accession
accessit {m} [school]  :: ≈ merit certificate
accessoire {adj}  :: accessory (having a supplementary function)
accessoire {m}  :: accessory
accessoire {m} [theater]  :: prop
accessoirement {adv}  :: accessorily
accessoirisé {adj}  :: accessorized (with)
accessoiriser {vt}  :: to accessorize (with)
accessoiriste {mf} [film cast]  :: a props assistant
accidenté {adj}  :: eventful (story)
accident {m}  :: accident
accidentel {adj}  :: accidental (happening by chance)
accidentellement {adv}  :: accidentally (unexpectedly, unintentionally)
accidenter {vt}  :: to damage; to hurt (in an accident)
accise {f}  :: excise, excise tax
acclamation {f}  :: acclamation
acclamer {v}  :: to acclaim, applaud (to shout applause)
acclimatation {f}  :: acclimatization
acclimater {v}  :: to acclimatize (get used to a new climate)
accélérateur {adj}  :: accelerative
accélérateur {m}  :: accelerator (accelerator pedal)
accélérateur {m} [physics]  :: accelerator
accélération {f} [countable and uncountable]  :: acceleration
accélérer {v} [ergative]  :: to accelerate
accéléromètre {m} [physics]  :: accelerometer
accointance {f}  :: companionship
accointance {f} [usually in plural]  :: amourous relations
accolé {adj}  :: bracketed
accolade {f}  :: curly bracket (brace)
accolade {f}  :: embrace
accolade {f} [historical]  :: accolade (knights)
accolement {m}  :: apposition
accoler {v}  :: to place side by side
accoler {v} [typography]  :: to bracket together
accommodant {adj}  :: accommodating; conciliatory
accommodation {f}  :: accommodation
accommodement {m}  :: settlement, arrangement
accommoder {v}  :: to accommodate
accompagnateur {m}  :: accompanier; co-(something)
accompagnateur {m} [music]  :: accompanist
accompagnatrice {f}  :: a female accompanist
accompagnement {m}  :: accompaniment
accompagnement {m}  :: side dish
accompagner {vt}  :: to accompany
accompli {adj}  :: achieved, accomplished
accomplir {v}  :: to accomplish
accomplissement {m}  :: accomplishment, achievement
accordé {adj} [grammar]  :: agreeing, which agrees with its subject
accord {m}  :: agreement
accord {m}  :: chord
accordailles {fp} [archaic]  :: betrothal (mutual promise)
accorder {v} [music]  :: to tune, to tune up
accorder {vr} [grammar]  :: to make agree
accorder {v} [sports]  :: to award (a free kick, a penalty, a foul, etc.)
accorder {v}  :: to link to, to be related to
accorder {vt}  :: to grant (something to someone)
accordeur {m} [music]  :: tuner (device that shows the deviation of the played pitch from the desired pitch)
accordéon {m} [musical instruments]  :: accordion
accordéoniste {mf}  :: accordionist
accort {adj}  :: cheerful, accommodating; comely
accortement {adv}  :: accordingly, accordantly
accostage {m}  :: docking, coming alongside
accoster {v} [nautical]  :: to come ashore
accoster {vt} [by extension]  :: to interrupt someone
accoster {vt}  :: to lay something next to another object
accotement {m}  :: hard shoulder, shoulder
accotement non stabilisé {m}  :: soft shoulder
accotement stabilisé {m}  :: hard shoulder
accoter {vr}  :: to lean
accoter {vt}  :: to support, to rest (on)
accotoir {m}  :: armrest
accouchement {m}  :: delivery (act of giving birth)
accoucher {vi}  :: to give birth (de to)
accoucher {vt}  :: to deliver (a baby)
accouder {vr}  :: to rest, lean (on one's elbows)
accoudoir {m}  :: armrest
accouplement {m}  :: coupling, mating
accouplement {m} [mechanics]  :: coupling
accoupler {vi}  :: to pair up, go together, get into a couple (of two things, to become one)
accoupler {vt}  :: to unite, put together, join (of two things, to cause to become one)
accourcir {v}  :: to shorten
accourcissement {m}  :: shortening
accourir {vi}  :: to rush up, run up, hurry (à, vers to)
accoutré {adj}  :: attired, dressed (in a particular manner)
accoutrement {m} [colloquial, pejorative]  :: getup
accoutrement {m} [obsolete]  :: (elaborate) outfit
accoutrer {v}  :: to accouter
accoutumé {adj}  :: accustomed
accoutumance {f}  :: habit, custom
accoutumance {f} [medical]  :: addiction, dependence
accoutumer {vr}  :: to get used to (à)
accoutumer {vt}  :: to accustom, get (someone) used (à to, à faire to doing)
accréditation {f}  :: accreditation
accréditer {v}  :: accredit
accro {adj} [slang]  :: hooked: addicted, unable to resist
accro {mf} [slang]  :: addict
accroc {m}  :: breach, infringement
accroc {m}  :: glitch
accroc {m}  :: tear, rip
accrochage {m}  :: clash
accrochage {m}  :: collision, bump
accroche {f} [journalism]  :: lead-in (attention-grabbing beginning to an article, advertisement etc.)
accrocher {vr}  :: to cling onto, to hold on to
accrocher {vr}  :: to collide, to bump into one another
accrocher {vr}  :: To get hooked, to get addicted
accrocher {vt}  :: To get, to get hold of, to obtain something
accrocher {vt}  :: To hang up, to hang up the phone, to end a telephone conversation
accrocher {vt}  :: To hook, to hook up (to attach with a hook)
accrocher {vt}  :: To pick up, to become attached to
accrocher {vt}  :: To pick up, to come to learn (e.g. a skill)
accrocheur {adj}  :: attention-grabbing
accrocheur {adj}  :: catchy
accroire {vt}  :: to make (someone) believe (something)
accroire {vt}  :: to make (someone) believe that
accroissant {adj}  :: increasing, expanding, widening
accroissement {m}  :: growth
accroitre {v}  :: alternative form of accroître
accroître {vr}  :: To increase
accroître {vt}  :: To increase
accroupir {vp}  :: To crouch, to squat
accrétion {f}  :: accretion
accès {m}  :: access
accès {m} [medicine]  :: attack, sudden fit
accu {m}  :: accumulator, battery
accueil {m}  :: acceptance
accueil {m} [computing]  :: home page (of a website)
accueil {m}  :: reception, hospitality
accueillant {adj}  :: welcoming, accommodating
accueillir {v}  :: to welcome, to accommodate
acculé {adj}  :: cornered
acculé {adj}  :: forced ([[]] to do)
acculer {v}  :: to corner someone, to prevent retreat or escape
acculturer {vr} [usually, or, passive]  :: acculture
accumulé {adj}  :: accumulated
accumulateur {m}  :: accumulator, battery
accumulation {f}  :: accumulation (action of accumulating)
accumulation {f}  :: accumulation (result of accumulating)
accumulatrice {f}  :: accumulator (thing that accumulates something)
accumuler {v}  :: to accumulate
accusateur {adj}  :: accusing, accusatory
accusateur {m}  :: accuser, prosecutor
accusatif {m} [grammar]  :: the accusative case
accusation {f}  :: accusation
accuser {vi} [formal]  :: to show; to reveal
accuser {vt}  :: to accuse
accuser {vt}  :: to find fault with
acédie {f}  :: acedia
-acée {suffix} [botany]  :: Suffix replacing -acées when designating a single member of a plant family
ace {m} [tennis]  :: ace
acerbe {adj}  :: acerb (bitter to the taste)
acerbe {adj}  :: harsh
acerbité {f}  :: acerbity
-acées {suffix} [taxonomy]  :: -aceae
acescence {n}  :: acescence
Aïcha {prop}  :: female given name, widely used in Islamic North Africa
Achab {prop}  :: Ahab [biblical character]
Achaïe {prop}  :: Achaea
achalandé {adj}  :: busy (of a shop etc)
achalandage {m}  :: clientele, patronage, business
achalander {vt}  :: to supply with clientele
achaler {v} [Quebec]  :: To annoy, harass, badger
achard {m} [cooking]  :: achar, (Indian) pickle
acharné {adj}  :: fierce; relentless
acharnement {m}  :: fury
acharnement {m}  :: ruthlessness
acharnement {m}  :: stubbornness
acharnement thérapeutique {m} [idiomatic, medicine]  :: Insistence on maintaining patients alive, often in disregard of their, or their families' wishes
acharner {v}  :: attach oneself excessively
acharner {vr} [with après, contre or sur]  :: hound, fiercely attack
acharner {vr} [with après, contre or sur]  :: slave away, persevere
achat {m}  :: buy, purchase
acheminement {m}  :: delivery, transporting
acheminer {vr}  :: To head (towards); head for; make one's way (to)
acheminer {vt}  :: To transport; send (off)
achetable {adj}  :: buyable
acheter {v}  :: to purchase; to buy
acheter chat en poche {v} [idiomatic]  :: to purchase without seeing the object in question; to buy on trust; to be sold a pig in a poke
acheteur {m}  :: buyer, purchaser (person who makes purchases)
acheteuse {f}  :: feminine form of acheteur
acheuléen {adj} [archaeology]  :: Acheulean
achevé d’imprimer {m}  :: A colophon, printer notice at the end or beginning of a publication, not actually part of the author's manuscript but concerning the physical edition
achever {vr} [s'achever]  :: to finish
achever {vt}  :: to finish off (someone who is already incapacitated)
achever {vt}  :: to finish, to complete
achillée {f}  :: yarrow (any of several pungent Eurasian herbs, of the genus Achillea)
Achille {prop} [Greek mythology]  :: Achilles
Achille {prop}  :: male given name of Ancient Greek origin
achondroplasie {f}  :: achondroplasia (the genetic disorder)
achondroplasique {adj}  :: achondroplastic
achoppement {m}  :: stumble; trip
achopper {v} [figuratively]  :: to hit a snag, to find oneself up against something
achopper {vr}  :: to hit a snag, to find oneself up against something
achopper {vt}  :: to stumble (on a stone)
Achoura {prop} [Islam]  :: Ashura
achromaticité {f}  :: achromaticity
achromatisme {m}  :: achromatism (achromatopia)
Achéron {prop}  :: Acheron
achèvement {m}  :: completion, conclusion, finish
acide {adj}  :: acid, acidic, sour, tart
acide {adj} [chemistry]  :: acid, acidic
acide {m} [chemistry]  :: acid
acide {m} [slang]  :: LSD (acid)
acide abiétique {m}  :: abietic acid
acide acétique {m} [organic compound]  :: acetic acid
acide acétylsalicylique {m}  :: acetylsalicylic acid (acetate ester of salicylic acid; aspirin)
acide aminé {m}  :: amino acid
acide benzoïque {n}  :: benzoic acid
acide bromhydrique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydrobromic acid
acide caprique {m}  :: capric acid
acide carboxylique {m} [organic chemistry]  :: carboxylic acid
acide chlorhydrique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydrochloric acid
acide citrique {m}  :: citric acid
acide crotonique {m} [organic chemistry]  :: crotonic acid
acide désoxyribonucléique {m} [genetics, biochemistry]  :: deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA
acide fluorhydrique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydrofluoric acid
acide folique {m}  :: folic acid
acide iodhydrique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydroiodic acid
acide malique {m} [organic compound]  :: malic acid
acide muriatique {m} [obsolete, inorganic compound]  :: muriatic acid
acide ribonucléique {m}  :: ribonucleic acid (derivative of DNA, used in the transcription of genetic material)
acide ricinoléique {m} [organic chemistry]  :: ricinoleic acid
acide sulfurique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: sulphuric acid (H2SO4)
acide urique {m} [biochemistry]  :: uric acid, urate
acidifié {adj}  :: acidified
acidifiable {adj}  :: acidifiable
acidification {f}  :: acidification
acidifier {v}  :: to acidify [make something acid]
acidique {adj}  :: acidic
acidité {f}  :: acidity (the quality or state of being acid)
acidobasique {adj}  :: alternative form of acido-basique
acido-basique {adj} [chemistry]  :: acid-base (attributive)
acidocétose {f} [pathology]  :: ketoacidosis
acidogène {adj}  :: acidogenic
acidose {f} [pathology]  :: acidosis
acidulé {adj}  :: slightly acid; tart
aciduler {v}  :: to slightly acidify, to render slightly acidic
acier {m}  :: steel
acier inoxydable {m}  :: stainless steel
acinétique {adj}  :: akinetic
aciérer {v}  :: to acierate
aciérie {f}  :: steelworks
aciériste {mf}  :: steelmaker
ACL {m}  :: afficheur à cristaux liquidesLCD
aclinique {adj}  :: aclinical
acmé {f}  :: acme
acmé {f}  :: climax
acné {f} [pathology]  :: acne
acénaphtène {m} [organic compound]  :: acenaphthene
acénaphtènequinone {m} [organic compound]  :: acenaphthoquinone
acénaphtylène {m} [organic compound]  :: acenaphthylene
acène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acene
acénocoumarol {m} [organic compound]  :: acenocoumarol
acolyte {m}  :: henchman, sidekick
acolyte {m} [religion]  :: acolyte
acompte {m}  :: downpayment
aconitine {f}  :: aconitine
acoquiner {vr}  :: to become familiar (à with)
acore odorant {m}  :: sweet flag, Acorus calamus
acouphène {m}  :: tinnitus (perception of nonexistent noise)
acousmatique {adj}  :: acousmatic
acoustique {adj}  :: acoustic (pertaining to hearing or the science of sounds)
acoustique {f}  :: acoustics
acoustiquement {adv}  :: acoustically
acéphale {adj} [of an organisation]  :: headless, leaderless
acéphale {adj} [zoology]  :: acephalous, headless
acéphale {mf}  :: acephal, acephalan
acquiescement {m}  :: agreement, acquiescence
acquiescer {v}  :: to acquiesce
acquinite {m} [organic compound]  :: acrolein
acquis {m}  :: asset
acquisitif {adj}  :: of or related to acquisition
acquisition {f}  :: purchase (the act or process of seeking and obtaining something)
acquisitivement {adv}  :: acquisitively
acquitté {adj}  :: paid, honored
acquittement {m}  :: acknowledgement of something, such as a message, upon its receipt
acquittement {m}  :: acquittal of debt, discharge, settlement
acquitter {v} [legal]  :: to clear, to acquit
acquitter {vr} [s'acquitter, ~ de]  :: to discharge, to complete (one's duty)
acquitter {vr} [s'acquitter]  :: to pay
acquitter {v}  :: to acknowledge (a signal), to notify the receipt of
acquitter {v}  :: to pay
acquéreur {m}  :: buyer, purchaser (of real estate)
acquérir {vr} [s'acquérir]  :: to gain, to win (approval, etc.)
acquérir {vt}  :: to acquire, to obtain
acquérir {vt}  :: to purchase
acquêt {m}  :: acquisition
acquêt {m}  :: profit; financial gain
acéré {adj} [of iron]  :: hardened with steel
acéré {adj}  :: sharp, keen
acraldéhyde {m} [organic compound]  :: acrolein
acre {f} [historical]  :: acre
acribique {adj}  :: fastidious
acribique {adj}  :: immaculate
acribiquement {adv}  :: fastidiously
acribiquement {adv}  :: immaculately
acrimonie {f}  :: acrimony
acrimonieusement {adv}  :: acrimoniously
acrimonieux {adj}  :: acrimonious
acritarche {m}  :: acritarch
acrobate {mf}  :: acrobat
acrobatie {f}  :: acrobatics
acrobatie {f}  :: stunt, trick (dangerous feat)
acrobatique {adj}  :: acrobatic
acrobatiquement {adv}  :: acrobatically
acérola {m}  :: acerola (fruit)
acroléine {f} [organic compound]  :: acrolein
acrologique {adj}  :: acrologic
acrologiquement {adv}  :: acrologically
acroléïque {adj}  :: acroleic
acromégalie {f} [pathology]  :: acromegaly
acromégalique {adj}  :: acromegalic
acronyme {m}  :: acronym
acrophobie {f}  :: acrophobia
acrophonie {f}  :: acrophony
acropole {f}  :: acropolis
acrostiche {mf}  :: acrostic
acrylaldéhyde {m} [organic compound]  :: acrylaldehyde
acrylique {adj}  :: acrylic
acrylique {m}  :: acrylic
acétal {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetal
acétaldéhyde {m} [organic compound]  :: acetaldehyde
acétalisation {f} [organic chemistry]  :: acetalization
acétaliser {v} [organic chemistry]  :: To acetalize
acétamide {m} [organic compound]  :: acetamide
actant {m}  :: actant
acétate {m}  :: acetate (salt or ester of acetic acid)
acétate {m}  :: acetate (transparent sheet)
acte {m}  :: act
acte de naissance {f}  :: birth certificate (official document certifying the details of a person's birth)
acte manqué {m}  :: a mistake which was unconsciously deliberate; accidentally on purpose; a Freudian slip
acteur {m}  :: actor
actif {adj}  :: active
acétimètre {m}  :: acetimeter
actinium {m}  :: actinium
actinomorphe {adj}  :: actinomorphic (of a flower: with petals radially symmetric)
actinométrique {adj}  :: actinometric
actinomycine {f}  :: actinomycin
actinoscopie {f}  :: actinoscopy
actinothérapie {f}  :: actinotherapy
action {f}  :: action, act
action {f}  :: campaign
action {f}  :: stock, share
action {f} [Switzerland]  :: a special offer
Action démocratique {prop} [Canada, politics]  :: Action démocratique du Québec
Action démocratique du Québec {prop} [Canada, politics]  :: a conservative autonomist political party in Québec
actionnaire {mf}  :: shareholder
actionnariat {m} [in the plural]  :: shareholders
actionnariat {m}  :: shareholding
actionner {v}  :: to work (to set into action)
acétique {adj}  :: acetic
activable {adj}  :: activable
activateur {m}  :: activator
activation {f}  :: activation
activement {adv}  :: actively
activer {vt}  :: to activate
activer {vt}  :: to speed up
activer {vt}  :: to stoke (e.g. a fire)
activisme {m}  :: activism
activiste {mf}  :: activist
activité {f}  :: activity
acétoacétate {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetoacetate
acétoacétique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: acetoacetic
acétoacétyl {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetoacetyl
acétoarsénite {m}  :: acetoarsenite
acétolactate {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetolactate
acétolactique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: acetolactic
acétoïne {f} [organic compound]  :: acetoin
acétone {f} [organic compound]  :: acetone
acétonitrile {m} [organic compound]  :: acetonitrile
actrice {f}  :: actress
actu {f} [informal]  :: news
actuaire {mf} [finance]  :: actuary
actualisation {f}  :: update
actualisation {f}  :: updating (action or process of updating)
actualiser {v} [philosophy]  :: to actualize
actualiser {v}  :: to update, upgrade, (make concrete)
actualisme {m} [geology]  :: actualism
actualité {f}  :: documentary
actualité {f} [especially in plural]  :: news, current affairs
actualité {f}  :: topic; topicality
actuariel {adj}  :: actuarial
actuel {adj}  :: current
actuellement {adv}  :: currently
actuellement {adv} [rare]  :: In act manner
acétylé {adj}  :: acetylated
acétyl {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetyl
acétylation {f} [organic chemistry]  :: acetylation
acétylcholine {f} [organic compound]  :: acetylcholine
acétyler {vt} [organic chemistry]  :: To acetylate
acétylglucosamine {f} [organic compound]  :: acetylglucosamine
acétylméthylcarbinol {m} [organic compound]  :: acetylmethylcarbinol
acétylène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetylene
acétylsalicylique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: acetylsalicylic
acétylure {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetylide
acuité {adj}  :: accuracy, precision
acuité {f}  :: acuteness, acuity
acuité {f}  :: sharpness, intensity
aculéate {m}  :: aculeate
acuponcteur {mf}  :: acupuncturist
acuponcture {f}  :: alternative form of acupuncture
acupuncture {f}  :: acupuncture
acutangle {adj} [geometry]  :: acute, acute-angled (triangle)
acyclique {adj}  :: acyclic (not cyclic)
acyle {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acyl
acylglycérol {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acylglycerol
acyloïne {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acyloin
aâda {f} [Algeria]  :: custom, tradition
adage {m}  :: adage
adagio {adv} [music]  :: adagio
adagio {m} [music]  :: adagio
Adam {prop}  :: Adam (biblical figure)
Adam {prop}  :: male given name
adamantin {adj}  :: adamantine
Adanet {prop}  :: French surname derived from a medieval diminutive of Adam
adaptabilité {f}  :: adaptability
adaptable {adj}  :: adaptable
adaptateur {m}  :: adapter (device to allow compatibility)
adaptateur {m}  :: adapter (one who adapts something)
adaptatif {adj}  :: adaptative
adaptation {f}  :: adaptation
adaptationnel {adj}  :: adaptional (relating to adaptation)
adapter {vr}  :: to adapt oneself or itself
adapter {vt}  :: to adapt
adaptif {adj}  :: adaptive
addictif {adj}  :: addictive (causing or tending to cause addiction; habit-forming)
addictologie {f}  :: addictology
addictologique {adj}  :: addictological
addictologue {mf}  :: addictologist
Addis-Abeba {prop}  :: Addis Ababa (capital of Ethiopia)
additif {adj}  :: additive
additif {m}  :: addendum
additif {m}  :: additive (substance altering another substance)
addition {f}  :: addition (act of adding; thing added; in arithmetic)
addition {f}  :: bill [UK], check [US] [in a restaurant, etc]
additionnel {adj}  :: additional (supplemental or added to)
additionner {v}  :: to sum; to add (add together)
adducteur {m} [anatomy]  :: adductor
adduit {m} [chemistry]  :: adduct
aède {m}  :: bard, aoidos
Adeline {prop}  :: female given name.
Adenot {prop}  :: French surname based on a medieval diminutive of Adam
adens {adv} [obsolete]  :: prone (literally, with the teeth on the ground)
adepte {adj}  :: adept, capable, adroit
adepte {mf}  :: expert, person who is adept
adessif {m} [grammar]  :: the adessive case
adhérence {f}  :: adherence
adhérent {adj}  :: adherent (adhering to something)
adhérent {m}  :: adherent (a person who has membership in some group)
adhérente {f}  :: feminine form of adhérent
adhærer {v}  :: obsolete form of adhérer
adhérer {v} [of a person]  :: to belong to; to be part of; to be a member of
adhérer {v}  :: to adhere; to stick to (rules, regulations)
adhésif {adj}  :: adhesive
adhésif {m}  :: adhesive
adhæsion {f}  :: obsolete form of adhésion
adhésion {f}  :: adhesion, adherence
adhésivement {adv}  :: adhesively
adiabatique {adj} [physics]  :: adiabatic
adiabatiquement {adv}  :: adiabatically
adiaphane {adj}  :: opaque, non-transparent, non-diaphanous
adieu {interj}  :: farewell, adieu
adieu {interj} [Southern France]  :: hello
adieu {m}  :: farewell
adipeux {adj} [anatomy]  :: adipose
adipique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: adipic
adiposité {f}  :: adiposity
adja {f} [slang]  :: A word used only in certain set phrases (see below)
adjacent {adj}  :: adjacent
adjectif {adj}  :: adjective
adjectif {m}  :: adjective
adjectif possessif {m}  :: A possessive adjective, adjective serving as possessive determiner
adjectival {adj}  :: adjectival
adjectivalement {adv}  :: adjectivally
adjectivement {adv}  :: adjectivally
adjoindre {vr}  :: to join up
adjoindre {v}  :: to adjoin
adjoint {m}  :: deputy, assistant
adjoint {m} [linguistics]  :: adjunct
adjointe {f}  :: deputy, assistant
adjonction {f}  :: addition, attachment
adjudicataire {mf}  :: a winning bidder or tenderer
adjudicateur {m}  :: awarder (of a contract)
adjudicateur {m}  :: seller (at an auction)
adjuger {vp} [s'adjuger]  :: to take (all for oneself), to grant (oneself) the prerogative to
adjuger {v}  :: to auction
adjurer {v}  :: to implore
adjutant {m} [military]  :: warrant officer class 1, warrant officer
Adélaïde {prop}  :: Adelaide ( the city)
Adélaïde {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to Adelaide
Adèle {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to Adela
Adélie {prop}  :: Adélie Land (Antarctic)
Adélie {prop}  :: female given name
admettre {v}  :: to admit (into), to accept (into) (a hospital or a university)
admettre {v}  :: to admit, to accept, to recognize
administré {m}  :: citizen, from the point of view of their ruler or ruling administration
administrateur {m}  :: administrator
administratif {adj}  :: administrative
administration {f}  :: management (administration; the process or practice of managing)
administrativement {adv}  :: administratively
administratrice {f}  :: feminine form of administrateur
administrer {v}  :: to administer
admirable {adj}  :: admirable
admirablement {adv}  :: admirably
admirateur {m}  :: admirer
admiratif {adj}  :: admiring (tending to admire)
admiration {f}  :: admiration
admirativement {adv}  :: admiringly
admiratrice {f}  :: feminine form of admirateur
admirer {v}  :: to admire
admissibilité {f}  :: admissibility
admissible {adj}  :: admissible
admission {f}  :: admission (act of admitting; state of being admitted)
admonestation {f}  :: admonition
admonester {v}  :: to admonish; to reprimand
admonition {f}  :: an admonition, a warning
adné {adj}  :: adnate (linked or fused)
ADN {initialism} [biology, genetics]  :: acide désoxyribonucléique - DNA
adénine {f}  :: adenine
adénocarcinome {m} [pathology]  :: adenocarcinoma
adénome {m} [medicine]  :: adenoma
adénosine {f} [organic compound]  :: adenosine
adénosyl {m} [biochemistry]  :: adenosyl
ado {mf} [colloquial]  :: teen, teenager
adobe {m}  :: adobe
adolescence {f}  :: adolescence
adolescent {adj}  :: adolescent
adolescent {m}  :: adolescent
Adolphe {prop}  :: male given name, cognate to Adolph
adonc {adv} [literary]  :: so; thus
adonide {m}  :: pheasant's eye (plant)
adonner {v}  :: to devote oneself
adopté {m}  :: A male adoptee
adoptée {f}  :: A girl or woman who was adopted. A female adoptee
adopter {v}  :: to adopt (claim a mannerism or style of someone else's)
adopter {v}  :: to adopt (claim legal ownership of a child)
adopter {v}  :: to adopt (claim ownership of a child)
adopter {v}  :: to vote (in politics)
adoptif {adj}  :: adoptive, by or relating to adoption
adoption {f}  :: adoption
adorable {adj}  :: adorable
adorablement {adv}  :: adorably
adorateur {m} [religion]  :: worshipper
adoration {f}  :: adoration
adoration {f} [religion]  :: adoration
adoratrice {f} [religion]  :: worshipper
adorer {v} [religion]  :: to worship
adorer {v}  :: to love, to adore
adossement {m}  :: backing
adosser {vr}  :: to back up (put one's back against something)
adosser {vr}  :: to lean (back)
adosser {vt}  :: to back up (put someone's back (against))
adouber {v}  :: to adjust a piece in a board game, such as chess or backgammon
adouber {v}  :: to dub (bestow the title of knight upon)
adoucir {v} [figuratively, by extension]  :: to appease
adoucir {vr} [s'adoucir]  :: to become milder
adoucir {v}  :: to make mild
adoucir {v}  :: to soften
adoucir {v}  :: to sweeten
adoucissant {adj}  :: mild, balmy
adoucissant {adj}  :: softening
adoucissant {m}  :: demulcent
adoucissant {m}  :: fabric softener
adoucissement {m}  :: sweetening, mellowing, softening
adoucisseur {m}  :: water softener
ADQ {initialism} [Canada, politics]  :: Action démocratique du Québec - a political party in Québec
adéquat {adj}  :: suitable, appropriate, adequate
adéquatement {adv}  :: adequately
adéquation {f}  :: appropriateness, conformity, adequacy
adéquiste {adj} [Canada, politics]  :: pertaining to Action démocratique du Québec
adéquiste {mf} [Canada, politics]  :: a member of Action démocratique du Québec
adresse {f}  :: address
adresse {f}  :: skill, adroitness
adresser {vr} [with à]  :: to address
adresser {vt}  :: to direct
adret {m} [geography]  :: sun-facing side of a mountain
adriatique {adj}  :: Adriatic (attributive)
Adriatique {prop}  :: Adriatic
Adrien {prop}  :: male given name, cognate to Adrian
Adrienne {prop}  :: female given name, feminine form of Adrien
adrénaline {f}  :: adrenaline
adroit {adj}  :: skilful, apt, skilled (possessing skill, skilled)
adroitement {adv}  :: adroitly, skilfully
adrézarach {m}  :: alternative form of azédarac
adsorbé {adj}  :: adsorbed
adualiste {adj}  :: without duality
adulateur {m}  :: adulator
adulation {f}  :: adulation
adulatrice {f}  :: feminine form of adulateur
aduler {v}  :: to adulate
adulescent {m} [informal]  :: a kidult
adulte {adj}  :: adult
adulte {mf}  :: adult
adultère {adj}  :: adulterous
adultère {m}  :: adultery (sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse)
adultère {mf}  :: adulterer
adultérer {vt} [obsolete]  :: to falsify, to fake
adultérin {adj}  :: adulterine, born out of adultery
adustion {f} [medicine]  :: cauterization
advection {f} [earth science, chemistry]  :: advection
advenir {v} [impersonal, literary, or, poetic]  :: To happen, to occur
adventice {adj}  :: adventitious
adventice {adj} [botany]  :: self-propagating
adventiste {mf} [religion]  :: Adventist
adverbe {m} [grammar]  :: adverb
adverbial {adj}  :: adverbial
adverbialement {adv}  :: adverbially
adversaire {mf}  :: adversary, opponent, opposition, antagonist
adversativement {adv}  :: adversatively
adverse {adj}  :: adverse
adversité {f}  :: adversity
advertir {v}  :: obsolete spelling of avertir
advertissement {m}  :: obsolete spelling of avertissement
advienne que pourra {adv}  :: come what may
aïe {interj}  :: interjection expressing a sharp pain: ouch!
aïe {interj}  :: interjection expressing worry: dang!
aetiologie {f}  :: alternative form of étiologie
aïeul {m}  :: grandfather
aïeule {f}  :: grandmother
aïeux {n} [plurale tantum]  :: all those who lived in a past age
aïeux {n} [plurale tantum]  :: ancestors, forefathers
afar {adj}  :: Related to the Afar people
afar {m}  :: Afar (language)
Afar {prop}  :: A member of the Afar people
affabilité {f}  :: affability
affable {adj}  :: affable, amicable, sociable
affablement {adv}  :: Affably
affabulateur {m}  :: inveterate storyteller
affabulation {f}  :: fantasy, invention
affabuler {v}  :: to make up stories, to tell a fable
affacturage {m} [finance]  :: factoring
affadir {vt}  :: To make tasteless, insipid or bland
affadissant {adj}  :: fading
affadissement {m}  :: blandness
affaiblir {vr}  :: to weaken [to become weaker]
affaiblir {vt}  :: to weaken, to flag, to make weaker, to enfeeble
affaiblissement {m}  :: weakening
affairé {adj}  :: busy
affaire {f}  :: affair, business
affaire {f}  :: deal
affaire {f} [Quebec, informal]  :: thingamajig
affaire {f} [Quebec, informal]  :: things; stuff
affaire de cœur {f} [idiomatic]  :: a love affair
affairement {m}  :: bustle, hustle and bustle (an excited activity; a stir)
affairer {vr}  :: to busy about
affaires étrangères {fp} [politics]  :: foreign affairs (policy)
affairisme {m}  :: racketeering
affairiste {mf}  :: racketeer
affairiste {mf}  :: wheeler-dealer
affaissement {m}  :: collapse, cave-in
affaissement {m}  :: subsidence
affaisser {vr}  :: to cave in, sag, give way, collapse
affaisser {vr}  :: to ebb, weaken
affaisser {vr}  :: to subside, go down, sink
affaisser {vt}  :: to cause to subside
affalé {adj}  :: sprawling, slouching
affaler {v} [nautical]  :: to lower, let down
affaler {vr}  :: to slump, slouch, plop down
affamé {adj}  :: hungry
affamer {vt}  :: to starve
affecter {vt}  :: to affect, influence
affecter {vt}  :: to allocate (something), assign (someone) (à (to))
affecter {vt}  :: to feign, affect [an emotion, etc.]
affectif {adj}  :: emotional, affective
affection {f}  :: affection, love
affection {f}  :: medical condition, complaint, disease
affectionner {v}  :: to affectionate, to feel affection for, to be fond of
affectionnément {adv} [dated, rare]  :: affectionately
affectivement {adv}  :: affectionately
affectivement {adv}  :: softly
affectueusement {adv}  :: affectionately
affectueux {adj}  :: affectionate; caring
affermer {v}  :: to have a leasehold
affermir {vr}  :: to become firmer, sharper or stronger
affermir {vr}  :: to firm up
affermir {v}  :: to firm up
affermir {v}  :: to make firmer
affermir {v}  :: to strengthen
affetto {adv} [music]  :: gracefully
affetto {adv} [music]  :: tenderly, softly
affettuoso {adv} [music]  :: in a loving, tender way
affichage {m}  :: billboarding, using a billboard
affichage {m} [computing]  :: display
affiche {f}  :: placard
afficher {vt}  :: to display
afficher {vt}  :: to flaunt
afficher {vt}  :: to put up (a notice etc)
afficher {vt}  :: to show
affichette {f}  :: a small poster or flyer
afficheur {m}  :: bill sticker
afficheur {m} [computing]  :: display
afficheur à cristaux liquides {m}  :: liquid crystal display
affichiste {mf}  :: poster designer
affilé {adj}  :: sharp
affiler {v}  :: to sharpen (to make sharp)
affilier {v}  :: to affiliate
affiné {adj}  :: purifying, refining
affinage {m}  :: affinage
affinage {m} [metallurgy]  :: refining
affinement {m}  :: refinement
affiner {v}  :: to make finer
affiner {v}  :: to purify
affiner {v}  :: to refine
affinerie {f}  :: refinery (especially a place where metal is purified)
affineur {m}  :: One who ages cheese and purveys it
affineur {m}  :: One who refines; refiner
affinité {f}  :: affinity (a family relationship through marriage of a relative)
affinité {f} [chemistry]  :: affinity
affiquet {m}  :: bauble
affirmatif {adj}  :: affirmative (which affirms)
affirmatif {interj}  :: affirmative
affirmation {f}  :: affirmation
affirmativement {adv}  :: affirmatively
affirmer {v}  :: to affirm
affixe {m} [linguistics]  :: affix
affixer {v} [grammar]  :: to affix
affleurant {adj}  :: surfacing
affleurement {m}  :: outcrop
affleurer {v} [figuratively]  :: to crop up, to surface, to poke one's head out
affleurer {v}  :: to place on the same level with, to show on the same surface
affliction {f} [countable and uncountable]  :: affliction
affligeant {adj}  :: aggrieved
affligeant {adj}  :: distressing, saddening
affliger {v} [literary]  :: to smite (de with)
affliger {v}  :: to grieve, distress
affluence {f}  :: abundance
affluence {f}  :: crowds
affluent {adj}  :: tributary
affluent {m}  :: tributary, affluent
affluer {vi}  :: to flow (into) (said of rivers)
affluer {vi}  :: to pour (in), to come in in droves (said of people, things)
afflux {m}  :: influx (inward flow)
affolant {adj}  :: scary
affolement {m}  :: insanity, craziness, lunacy
affolement {m}  :: panic, terror
affoler {vi}  :: to run like crazy, leg it
affoler {vr} [informal]  :: to hurry up, to make haste
affoler {vr}  :: to go crazy, go bonkers
affoler {vt}  :: to madden, drive crazy (under the effects of a strong emotion)
affoler {vt}  :: to terrify, frighten, scare
affouillement {m}  :: scouring (by running water)
affranchir {vr}  :: To release or free oneself
affranchir {vt}  :: To frank (a letter)
affranchir {vt}  :: To free, liberate or enfranchise
affranchissement {m}  :: franking, metering
affranchissement {m}  :: manumission
afférent {adj}  :: [~ à] relative (to), pertaining (to)
afférent {adj} [biology]  :: afferent, carrying
affres {fp} [plurale tantum]  :: Torment, torture, pain
affreusement {adv}  :: Dreadfully (in a dreadful manner)
affreux {adj}  :: terrible, rubbish, awful
affriolant {adj}  :: alluring, enticing
affront {m}  :: affront, insult, snub
affrontable {adj}  :: confrontable
affrontement {m}  :: confrontation, encounter
affronter {vr}  :: to face off, to clash
affronter {v}  :: to confront, face
affrètement {m}  :: affreightment
affréter {v}  :: to charter (a plane)
affréteur {m}  :: shipper
affût {m}  :: gun carriage
affût {m} [hunting]  :: hide, blind (a spot where hunters hide and await their game)
affûter {vr}  :: to wet one's whistle
affûter {v} [slang, rare]  :: to dance
affûter {v} [slang, rare]  :: to eat
affûter {v}  :: to sharpen; to whet (e.g. a tool)
affûtiau {m}  :: a useless or worthless object, a trifle
affublement {m} [archaic]  :: attire; apparel
affubler {vr}  :: to deck out oneself, to equip oneself
affubler {vr}  :: to take on the surname of
affubler {vt} [~ de]  :: to deck out (somebody in), to equip (someone with)
affuter {v}  :: alternative spelling of affûter
afghan {adj}  :: Afghan (pertaining to Afghanistan)
afin {conj}  :: so that
afin {conj}  :: to
afin de {conj}  :: in order to
afin que {conj}  :: so that
AFP {abbr} [journalism, in France]  :: initialism of [[agence#French
africain {adj}  :: African (of, or pertaining to Africa)
Africain {m}  :: an African person
Africaine {f}  :: feminine form of Africain
africanisme {m}  :: Africanism
afrikaans {m}  :: Afrikaans (language)
Afrique {prop}  :: Africa
Afrique du Sud {prop}  :: South Africa (abbreviation of République d'Afrique du Sud )
Afrique noire {prop}  :: Those regions of Africa where native peoples are black, hence roughly sub-Saharan Africa
afro-américain {adj}  :: Afro-American
Afro-Eurasie {prop}  :: Afro-Eurasia (supercontinent)
after-dinner {m}  :: digestive (an alcoholic drink after a meal)
aga {m}  :: aga, agha
agaçant {adj}  :: annoying
agace {f} [dialectal, France, Belgium]  :: Magpie
agacement {m}  :: annoyance, irritation
agacer {v}  :: to irritate
agacer {v}  :: to tease
agacerie {f}  :: (especially in plural) teasing
agate {m}  :: agate
Agathe {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to Agatha
age {m}  :: beam
age {m}  :: shaft
-age {suffix}  :: Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X"
-age {suffix}  :: Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X"
-age {suffix} [rare]  :: Forming collective nouns
agencé {adj}  :: arranged
agencé {adj}  :: prepared
agence {f}  :: agency
agence de rencontres {f}  :: dating agency
agencement {m}  :: arrangement, layout
agencer {v} [music]  :: to arrange
agencer {v}  :: to arrange, to lay out, to piece together
agenda {m}  :: organiser, appointment book, engagement book
agenouillé {adj}  :: kneeling, in a kneeling position
agenouiller {vr} [s'agenouiller]  :: to kneel (down)
agent {m}  :: Agent
agente provocatrice {f}  :: feminine form of agent provocateur
agent provocateur {m}  :: agent provocateur; instigator, troublemaker
agglo {m} [informal]  :: conglomerate (in building trade)
aggloméré {m}  :: masonite
agglomérat {m} [geology]  :: agglomerate
agglomération {f}  :: agglomeration
agglomération {f}  :: village, town, any built-up area
agglomérer {v}  :: to agglomerate; fuse together
agglutinant {adj}  :: agglutinative (sticky)
agglutiner {vt} [linguistics]  :: to agglutinate
agglutiner {vt}  :: to paste (together)
aggravé {adj}  :: aggravated
aggravant {adj}  :: aggravating
aggravation {f}  :: aggravation
aggraver {v}  :: to worsen (make worse)
agha {m}  :: agha
agile {adj}  :: nimble, agile (quick and light in movement or action)
agilement {adv}  :: agilely, nimbly
agilité {f}  :: agility
agio {m}  :: exchange premium, agio
agiographie {f}  :: obsolete spelling of hagiographie
agir {vi} [followed by sur]  :: to act on
agir {vi}  :: To act
agir {vi}  :: to act, behave
agir {vi}  :: to act, to do [something]
agir {v} [legal, followed by contre]  :: prosecute, sue
agir {vr} [followed by de]  :: To be all about
agissant {adj}  :: active
agissant {adj}  :: agitated
agissement {m} [pejorative, usually in plural]  :: doing, intrigue, scheme
agitateur {m}  :: agitator
agitateuse {f}  :: feminine form of agitateur
agitation {f}  :: bustle (of street, room etc.); activity
agitation {f}  :: choppiness (of water), turbulence (in air), swaying (of branch etc.)
agitation {f}  :: (nervous) agitation
agitation {f}  :: restlessness
agitation {f}  :: (social) unrest
agitato {adv} [music]  :: agitato
agitato {m} [music]  :: agitato
agiter {v}  :: to agitate
agiter {v}  :: to shake, to wave (to move back and forth)
agitprop {f}  :: agitprop
aglacissage {m}  :: landing on glassy (reflective) surface
aglacissage {m}  :: landing (touchdown) on ice and/or snow
agnat {m}  :: agnate
agnathe {adj}  :: deprived of a jaw
agnathe {m}  :: any member of the Agnatha superclass; agnathan
agneau {m}  :: lamb (sheep meat)
agneau {m}  :: lambskin
agneau {m}  :: lamb (young sheep)
agneler {vi} [of a sheep]  :: to lamb; to give birth
agnelet {m}  :: (small) lamb (animal)
agnelle {f}  :: female lamb
agnosie {f} [medicine]  :: agnosia
agnosticisme {m}  :: agnosticism
agnostique {adj}  :: agnostic
agnostique {mf}  :: agnostic
Agnès {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to Agnes
agonie {f}  :: the moment just before death
agonir {v} [slang]  :: to throw (insults at), to spit (profanities at)
agonisant {adj}  :: dying
agoniser {vi}  :: to die slowly
agoraphobie {f}  :: agoraphobia
agouti {m}  :: agouti (rodent)
agréable {adj}  :: agreeable, nice
agréablement {adv}  :: pleasantly, nicely
agrafe {f} [on clothing]  :: fastener, hook
agrafe {f}  :: staple (wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper)
agrafer {v}  :: to staple (secure with a staple)
agrafeuse {f}  :: stapler
agrainage {m}  :: The feeding of wild animals by spreading grain
agraire {adj}  :: agrarian, relating to land
agrammatical {adj} [linguistics]  :: ungrammatical
agrandir {vr}  :: To grow, get bigger
agrandir {v}  :: to aggrandize
agrandir {v}  :: to embiggen
agrandir {vt}  :: To enlarge, make bigger
agrandir {vt}  :: To extend (a house, building, area)
agrandissement {m}  :: enlargement
agrandisseur {m} [photography]  :: enlarger
agraphie {f}  :: agraphia
agréer {v} [archaic]  :: To prepare; rig; trim
agréer {v} [formal]  :: To accept.
agresser {v}  :: to assault; to attack
agresseur {m}  :: aggressor
agressif {adj}  :: aggressive
agression {f}  :: aggression
agressivement {adv}  :: aggressively
agressivité {f}  :: aggression, aggressiveness
agreste {adj}  :: rustic
agrestement {adv}  :: rustically
agrég {f}  :: the highest teaching diploma in France
agrégat {m}  :: aggregate
agrégateur {m} [computing]  :: aggregator (feed reader)
agrégation {f}  :: aggregation
agrégation {f}  :: a high-level competitive examination for the recruitment of teachers in France and Belgium
agréger {vr}  :: to form into a greater entity, to aggregate
agréger {vr} [with à]  :: to join
agri- {prefix}  :: agri-
agricole {adj}  :: agricultural
agriculteur {m}  :: farmer (person who works the land or who keeps livestock)
agricultrice {f}  :: feminine form of agriculteur
agriculture {f}  :: agriculture
agrile du frêne {m}  :: Agrilus planipennis, emerald ash borer
agripper {v}  :: to grip, grab, cling on to, grab hold of
agritourisme {m}  :: agritourism
agrément {m}  :: approval (permission)
agrément {m}  :: congeniality, amenity
agrémenter {vt}  :: to brighten up
agrémenter {vt}  :: to liven up
agrémenter {vt}  :: to supplement, adorn
agro- {prefix}  :: agro-
agroalimentaire {adj}  :: food and agriculture (attributive)
agrochimie {f} [chemistry]  :: agrochemistry
agrochimique {adj}  :: agrochemical
agrochimiste {mf}  :: agrochemist
agroindustriel {adj}  :: agroindustrial
agronome {mf}  :: agronomist
agronomie {f}  :: agronomy
agronomique {adj}  :: agronomic
agrosystème {m}  :: agrosystem (agricultural ecosystem)
agrès {n} [gymnastics]  :: apparatus
agrès {n} [nautical]  :: rigging, gear [of a ship]
agrume {m}  :: citrus (fruit)
aguerri {adj}  :: seasoned, hardened
aguerrir {v}  :: to harden (become or make something resistant or less sensitive to)
aguet {m}  :: lookout, observation post
aguet {m}  :: watching, spying
aguichant {adj}  :: enticing
aguicher {vt}  :: to entice
aguicheur {adj}  :: alluring, enticing
aguille {f}  :: obsolete spelling of aiguille (needle, or point of a needle)
ahanant {adj}  :: panting
ahanement {m}  :: grunt
ahuri {adj}  :: stunned, dumbfounded
ahurir {v}  :: to astound, dumbfound, stun
ahurissamment {adv}  :: astoundingly, dumbfoundingly
ahurissant {adj}  :: astounding
ahurissement {m}  :: stupefaction
-ai {suffix}  :: A suffix denoting the first-person singular imperfect indicative form of a verb
aide {f}  :: help
aide-mémoire {m}  :: aide-mémoire, crib
aider {v}  :: to help; to aid
aide-soignant {m}  :: nursing auxiliary (UK), nurse's aide (US)
-aie {suffix}  :: used to form names of orchards or places where trees/plants are grown
-aient {suffix}  :: A suffix denoting the third-person plural imperfect indicative form of a verb
aigle {f}  :: a female eagle
aigle {f} [heraldiccharge]  :: a representation an eagle; the eagle as a heraldic symbol
aigle {m}  :: eagle (any of a number of species of birds of prey)
aigle {m} [figuratively]  :: a man of ingenuity and superior talent; a genius
aiglefin {m}  :: haddock
aiglet {m}  :: aiglet
aiglet {m}  :: needle
aiglon {m}  :: an eaglet, eagle chick
aiglonne {f}  :: feminine form of aiglon
aigre {adj}  :: sharp, sour, acid
aigre {adj}  :: shrill (voice), biting (wind etc.)
aigre-doux {adj} [literally, figuratively]  :: bittersweet, sweet and sour
aigrefin {m}  :: alternative form of aiglefin
aigrefin {m}  :: swindler
aigrelet {adj}  :: acidulous
aigrelet {adj}  :: sharpish
aigrelet {adj}  :: sourish, tart
aigrement {adv}  :: sharply, sourly, acidly
aigrement {adv}  :: shrilly, bitingly
aigrette {f}  :: egret (Any of various wading birds of the genera Egretta or Ardea)
aigrette {f}  :: feather (atop a hat)
aigrette {f}  :: lumex
aigrette {f} [of certain birds]  :: crest (plumage)
aigrette {f}  :: pappus
aigreur {f}  :: bitterness (bitter emotion)
aigreur {f}  :: sourness (sour flavor)
aigri {adj}  :: embittered
aigrir {v}  :: to make bitter, to embitter
aigu {adj} [linguistics, of an accent]  :: acute
aigu {adj} [mathematics, of an angle]  :: acute
aigu {adj} [medicine]  :: acute
aigu {adj} [of intelligence]  :: acute, keen, discerning
aigu {adj} [of sound]  :: sharp, loud and high-pitched
aigu {adj}  :: sharp, pointy
aiguade {f}  :: watering (provisioning of water)
aigue-marine {adj}  :: aquamarine
aigue-marine {f}  :: aquamarine
aiguillage {m}  :: points (railway)
aiguillage {m}  :: shunting, switching (railway)
aiguille {f} [botany, costumery, medicine]  :: needle
aiguille {f}  :: needle (of compass); hand (of watch); spire (of church)
aiguille {f} [railway]  :: point (UK), switch (US)
aiguiller {vt}  :: to change / switch points (railway)
aiguiller {vt}  :: to direct (towards)
aiguillette {f}  :: needle
aiguillette {f}  :: needlefish
aiguillette baronne {f}  :: tri-tip
aiguilleur {m} [railways]  :: signalman; signaller
aiguillon {m}  :: stinger, sting (of a bee)
aiguillonner {v}  :: to prod (figuratively)
aiguière {f}  :: ewer
aiguisé {adj}  :: sharpened
aiguiser {v}  :: to hone (e.g. a skill)
aiguiser {v}  :: to sharpen (of a point, to make sharper)
aiguiser {v}  :: to whet
aiguiseur {m}  :: sharpener
aiguisoir {m}  :: pencil sharpener
aiguisoir {m}  :: sharpener (tool)
aigument {adv}  :: harshly; abrasively
ailé {adj}  :: winged (having wings)
ailé {adj}  :: winglike
ail {m}  :: garlic
-ail {suffix}  :: Forming masculine nouns from verbs and nouns, having a collective sense
-ail {suffix}  :: Forming masculine nouns from verbs and nouns, having the sense of ‘tool, object for a specific purpose’
ailante {m}  :: tree of heaven
aile {f}  :: blade (of a propellor)
aile {f}  :: fender, wing (of an automobile)
aile {f} [figuratively]  :: wings
aile {f} [of the nose]  :: side, wing, ala
aile {f}  :: sail (of a windmill)
aile {f}  :: wing (of a bird or other flying animal; of poultry; of an aircraft; of a building; of an army; in football and rugby; in politics)
aileron {m}  :: Aileron
aileron {m} [anatomy]  :: fin (of some fish)
aileron {m} [anatomy]  :: flipper (of penguins and other animals)
aileron {m}  :: spoiler (of an automobile)
ailette {f}  :: small wing
ailier {m} [basketball]  :: small forward
ailier {m} [sports]  :: winger
ailier {m}  :: wingman
ailière {f}  :: feminine form of ailier
-aille {suffix}  :: Forming feminine nouns having a colloquial or pejorative meaning, or indicating the means or result of an action
-ailler {suffix}  :: Forming verbs with frequentative effect, often somewhat pejorative
ailler {vt}  :: to add garlic (to)
ailleurs {adv}  :: elsewhere
ailloli {m}  :: alternative form of aïoli
ailurophile {adj}  :: ailurophile
ailurophile {mf}  :: ailurophile
aimable {adj}  :: likeable, amiable
aimablement {adv}  :: friendly (in a friendly manner)
aimant {adj}  :: loving, affectionate
aimant {m}  :: magnet
aimantation {f}  :: magnetization
aimanter {v}  :: to magnetize (cause to be magnetic)
Aimée {prop}  :: female given name, meaning "beloved"
aimer {v}  :: to like
aimer {v}  :: to love
ainé {adj}  :: alternative spelling of aîné
-ain {suffix}  :: Suffix used to form demonyms, both nouns (uppercase) and adjectives (lowercase)
-ain {suffix}  :: Suffix used to form diminutives, both nouns and adjectives
Ain {prop}  :: Ain
aine {f}  :: groin
-aine {suffix} [noun-only]  :: Indicates approximation, suffixed to a number
ainsi {adv}  :: in this way, thus
ainsi que {conj}  :: as, just as, like
ainsi que {conj}  :: as well as
air {m}  :: air (gases of the atmosphere)
air {m}  :: air (pretension)
air {m}  :: appearance
air {m}  :: tune, aria
airain {m} [literary, countable, ]  :: object made of this alloy
airain {m} [literary, uncountable]  :: any alloy based on bronze
airbag {m}  :: airbag
airbag {m} [in the plural, slang]  :: knockers, tits
aire {f}  :: eyrie, aerie
aire {f} [geometry]  :: area
aire {f}  :: threshing floor
-aire {suffix}  :: -ary (adjectival suffix)
-aire {suffix}  :: -ary (nominal suffix)
airelle {f}  :: cranberry; bilberry
airer {v}  :: to nest (make a nest)
aire urbaine {f}  :: metropolitan area
Air France {prop}  :: Air France, a French airline
aisé {adj}  :: easy to do, with ease, simple, effortless
aisé {adj} [obsolete]  :: Said about clothes that are very (too) comfortable to wear
aisé {adj}  :: smooth, fluid, about a movement, or a conversation
aisé {adj}  :: wealthy, with no money problems, affluent, prosperous, on easy street, in easy circumstances
ais {m}  :: board, plank
-ais {suffix}  :: The first person and second-person singular imperfect indicative form of a verb
-ais {suffix}  :: Used to form adjectives that denote where something or someone is from, or to form the name of the language spoken in this place, e.g., français, anglais, marseillais, etc
-ais {suffix}  :: Used to form nouns that denote where something or someone is from, e.g. Français, Anglais, Marseillais, etc
aisance {f}  :: ease
aise {adj}  :: joyous, glad
aise {f}  :: ease, facility, absence of effort
aise {f}  :: joy
aise {f}  :: satisfaction
-aise {suffix}  :: Used to form female adjectives that denote where something or someone is from, e.g., française, anglaise, marseillaise, etc
aisément {adv}  :: easily
aisné {adj}  :: obsolete form of aîné
aisné {m}  :: obsolete form of aîné
Aisne {prop}  :: Aisne
-aison {suffix}  :: Forming feminine nouns of action from verbs
aisselle {f} [anatomy]  :: armpit
-ait {suffix}  :: A suffix denoting the third-person singular imperfect indicative form of a verb
aitre {m}  :: alternative spelling of aître
Aix-la-Chapelle {prop}  :: Aachen, the city in Germany
aixois {adj}  :: from or relating to any of the towns/cities in France with the name Aix
Aixois {m}  :: person from any of the towns/cities in France with the name Aix
Aixoise {f}  :: feminine form of Aixois
AJA {initialism} [soccer]  :: AJ Auxerre, a French football club from the town of Auxerre
ajaccien {adj}  :: From or relating to Ajaccio, Corsica
Ajaccien {m}  :: someone from Ajaccio, Corsica
Ajaccienne {f}  :: feminine form of Ajaccien
ajacéen {adj}  :: From or relating to Ajaccio, Corsica
Ajacéen {m}  :: someone from Ajaccio, Corsica
Ajacéenne {f}  :: feminine form of Ajacéen
ajonc {m}  :: a gorse bush
ajouré {adj}  :: openwork (attributive); perforated, fretted
ajourd'hui {adv} [archaic, outside, Louisiana French]  :: alternative form of aujourd'hui
ajourer {v}  :: to perforate
ajournement {m}  :: adjournment
ajournement {m}  :: deferment, postponement
ajournement {m}  :: referral
ajourner {v}  :: postpone, adjourn, put off (an event)
ajout {m}  :: addition (something added)
ajouter {v}  :: to add
ajustage {m}  :: adaptation, adjustment
ajustage {m}  :: fitting
ajustement {m}  :: adjustment, adjusting, tweak
ajuster {v}  :: to adjust; tweak
ajusteur {m}  :: adjuster
ajusteur {m}  :: fitter
akathisie {f} [pathology]  :: akathisia
akkadien {adj}  :: Akkadian
akkadien {m}  :: the Akkadian language
Akkadien {m}  :: an Akkadian person
Akkadienne {f}  :: feminine form of Akkadien
akène {m} [botany]  :: achene
-al {suffix}  :: -al (of or pertaining to; adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also)
aléa {m} [archaic]  :: chance
aléa {m}  :: hazard
alacrité {f}  :: alacrity, ardour, eagerness
alain {adj}  :: Alan (relating to the Alans)
Alain {prop}  :: male given name, equivalent to English Alan
alaise {f}  :: undersheet, drawsheet
alambic {m}  :: alembic
alandais {adj}  :: from Åland
alangui {adj}  :: languid
alanguir {vr} [s'alanguir]  :: to become languid
alanguir {v}  :: to cause to become languid
alanguissement {m}  :: languor
alarme {f}  :: alarm (alert)
alarme {f}  :: alarm (panic)
alarmer {v}  :: to alarm (alert)
alarmisme {m}  :: alarmism
alarmiste {adj}  :: alarmist
alarmiste {mf}  :: alarmist
alaskain {adj}  :: Alaskan
aléatoire {adj}  :: doubtful, dubious, uncertain, unpredictable
aléatoire {adj}  :: random, aleatory
aléatoirement {adv}  :: doubtfully, dubiously, uncertainly, unpredictably
aléatoirement {adv}  :: randomly, aleatorily
Alban {prop}  :: male given name, cognate to English Alban
albanais {adj}  :: Albanian (from, or pertaining to Albania)
albanais {m}  :: Albanian, the Albanian language
Albanais {m}  :: Albanian
Albanaise {f}  :: (female) Albanian
Albane {prop}  :: female given name, feminine form of Alban
Albanie {prop}  :: Albania
Albanie du Caucase {prop}  :: Caucasian Albania
albatros {m}  :: albatross
albatros {m} [golf]  :: albatross
albédo {m} [physics]  :: albedo (the fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body)
Albert {prop}  :: male given name, cognate to Albert
Alberta {prop}  :: Alberta
albertain {adj}  :: Albertan (from Alberta)
Albertain {m}  :: Albertan (someone from Alberta)
Albertaine {f}  :: feminine form of Albertain
Alberte {prop}  :: female given name, feminine form of Albert
Albertine {prop}  :: female given name, a feminine diminutive form of Albert
Albien {prop}  :: Albian
albigeois {adj}  :: Albi (attributive)
albinisme {m}  :: albinism
albinos {adj}  :: albino
albinos {mf}  :: albino
albophobie {f}  :: black supremacy; anti-white prejudice or racism
Alborg {prop}  :: alternative form of Aalborg
albâtre {m}  :: alabaster (variety of gypsum)
album {m}  :: album (all meanings)
albumine {f} [organic chemistry]  :: albumin
albuminoïde {adj}  :: albuminoid
albuminoïde {m}  :: albuminoid
albuminurie {f} [pathology]  :: albuminuria
album live {m}  :: live album
album studio {m}  :: studio album
alcalimétrie {f} [chemistry]  :: alkalimetry
alcalimétrique {adj} [chemistry]  :: alkalimetric
alcalin {adj}  :: alkaline (nt acidic)
alcalin {adj}  :: alkaline (of or relating to an alkali)
alcaliniser {vt}  :: To alkalize, alkalinize
alcaloïde {m}  :: alkaloid (organic heterocyclic base)
alcalophile {m}  :: alkaliphile
alcane {m}  :: alkane
alcanoïque {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: alkanoic
Alceste {prop}  :: male given name
alchimie {f}  :: alchemy
alchimique {adj}  :: of or pertaining to alchemy; alchemical
alchimiste {m}  :: An alchemist; one who practices alchemy
alcène {m}  :: alkene (unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with one or more carbon-carbon double bonds)
alcénone {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkenone
alcohol {m} [rare]  :: alternative spelling of alcool
alcool {m}  :: alcohol
alcool {m}  :: spirits, hard liquor (strong alcoholic beverage, excludes wine, cider, beer)
alcoolate {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alcoholate
alcoolature {f}  :: tincture
alcooleux {adj} [of a wine]  :: Having an unusually high concentration of alcohol
alcoolique {adj}  :: alcoholic, related or pertaining to alcohol
alcoolique {adj}  :: Containing alcohol; alcoholic
alcoolique {mf}  :: alcoholic (a person addicted to alcohol)
alcooliquement {adv}  :: alcoholically
alcoolisé {adj}  :: alcoholic (having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents)
alcoolisation {f}  :: alcoholization
alcooliser {v}  :: to alcoholise
alcoolisme {m}  :: alcoholism
alcoolémie {f}  :: alcoholaemia; blood alcohol content
alcoolo {adj} [informal, pejorative]  :: alcoholic (person)
alcoolo {mf} [informal, pejorative]  :: alcoholic (person)
alcoométrique {adj}  :: alcoholic strength (attributive)
alcootest {m}  :: breathalyser
alcootest {m}  :: breath test
alcôve {f}  :: alcove
alcyne {m}  :: alkyne (hydrocarbon)
alcynol {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkynol
Aldebaran {prop} [star]  :: Aldebaran
aldéhyde {m} [organic chemistry]  :: aldehyde
aldéhydique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aldehydic
aldolique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aldolic
aldolisation {f} [organic chemistry]  :: aldolization
ale {f}  :: ale
Alençon {prop}  :: a town in Orne:
alentir {v} [chiefly, obsolete]  :: to slow down
alentoir {adv}  :: alternative form of alentour
alentour {adv}  :: around
alentours {n} [plurale tantum]  :: surroundings, neighbouring areas
Alep {prop}  :: Aleppo (Syrian city)
alerte {adj}  :: alert
alerte {f}  :: alert
alertement {adv}  :: alertly
alerter {vt}  :: To alert
aleuromètre {m}  :: aleurometer
alevin {m}  :: alevin
alevinage {m}  :: restocking (a river) with fish fry
Alex {prop}  :: male given name, short form of Alexander and Alexis
Alexandra {prop}  :: female given name
Alexandre {prop}  :: male given name, cognate to English Alexander
Alexandrie {prop}  :: Alessandria (in Italy)
Alexandrie {prop}  :: Alexandria (in Egypt)
alexandrin {adj}  :: alexandrine (attributive)
alexandrin {m}  :: alexandrine
Alexandrin {prop}  :: Alexandrian
Alexandrine {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to English Alexandrina
Alexia {prop}  :: female given name, feminine form of Alexis, cognate to English Alexia
alexie {f}  :: alexia
alexipharmaque {adj}  :: Capable of counteracting a poison; antidotal, alexipharmical
alexipharmaque {m}  :: A substance capable of reverting the affects of a poison; antidote
alexique {adj}  :: alexic
Alexis {prop}  :: male given name
alezan {adj}  :: chestnut (colour of horse)
alezan {m}  :: chestnut (horse, its colour)
alezan {m}  :: palomino
Alfred {prop}  :: male given name
algaire {adj}  :: algal
algal {adj}  :: algal
algarade {f}  :: an insult, an angry outburst
algarade {f}  :: a row, a dispute, a quarrel
algèbre {f} [mathematics]  :: algebra
algèbre linéaire {f}  :: linear algebra (branch of mathematics)
algébrique {adj}  :: algebraic
algébriquement {adv}  :: algebraically
Alger {prop}  :: Algiers, the capital of Algeria
algine {f}  :: algin (any of various gelatinous gums derived from algae)
algo {m}  :: algorithm
algo {m}  :: algorithmics
algonquin {adj}  :: Algonquin
algonquin {m}  :: Algonquin language
algorithme {m}  :: algorithm
algorithmique {adj}  :: algorithmic (relating to an algorithm)
algorithmique {f}  :: algorithmics
algothérapie {f}  :: algotherapy
Algérie {prop}  :: Algeria
algérien {adj}  :: Algerian (of or pertaining to Algeria or its people or culture)
Algérien {m}  :: Algerian (person)
Algérienne {f}  :: feminine form of Algérien
algérois {adj}  :: Algiers (attributive)
algual {adj}  :: algal
alguazil {m}  :: alguazil; loosely, law officer, constable
algue {f}  :: alga (any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms)
algue verte {f}  :: green alga
alias {adv}  :: alias
alias {m}  :: alias
Alice {prop}  :: female given name of Germanic origin
Alicia {prop}  :: female given name, a Latinate form of Alice
alif {m}  :: alif (Arabic letter)
aliforme {adj}  :: aliform
alignement {m}  :: alignment (all senses)
aligner {v}  :: to align
aliment {m}  :: food
alimentaire {adj}  :: food (attributive), alimentary
alimentation {f}  :: feeding
alimentation {f}  :: food
alimentation {f}  :: power supply
alimenter {v} [figurative]  :: to fuel (e.g. an argument)
alimenter {vr} [s'alimenter]  :: to eat, to feed
alimenter {v}  :: to feed, to give food to
alimenter {v}  :: to supply, to fund
aliéné {m}  :: One who is insane, mentally defective
alinéa {m} [Canada]  :: paragraph of a law
alinéa {m}  :: indented line (at the start of a new paragraph)
alinéa {m}  :: paragraph
aliénable {adj}  :: alienable
aliénation {f}  :: alienation
aliénée {f}  :: feminine form of aliéné
Aline {prop}  :: female given name, a contraction of Adeline
aliéner {v}  :: to alienate
aliéniste {adj}  :: alienist
aliéniste {mf}  :: alienist
aliénité {f}  :: alienation
Aliénor {prop}  :: female given name, the Provençal equivalent of Eleanor
aliphatique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aliphatic
alité {adj}  :: bedridden
aliter {vr}  :: To be bedridden
aliter {v}  :: to cause to become bedridden
Alix {prop}  :: female given name, variant of Alice
alizé {m}  :: trade wind
al-Kanadi {prop}  :: al-Kanadi
al-Kanadi {prop}  :: surname of Arabic origin
alkoxyde {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkoxide
alkylé {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: alkylated
alkylarène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkylarene
alkyle {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkyl
alkyler {vt} [organic chemistry]  :: to alkylate
all. {abbr}  :: abbreviation of allemand
allô {interj} [telephone]  :: hello
allô {interj}  :: used to confirm that the person being addressed is listening, or to confirm if anyone is listening
allaitement {m}  :: breastfeeding
allaitement {m}  :: suckling
allaiter {v} [of an animal]  :: to suckle
allaiter {v}  :: to breastfeed
allant {adj}  :: active
allant {m}  :: goer (used in the plural phrase "allants et venants" - "comers and goers")
allant au four {adj}  :: ovenproof
allatif {m} [grammar]  :: the allative case
alléchant {adj}  :: enticing
alléchant {adj}  :: mouth-watering
allécher {v}  :: to tempt; draw in
allée {f}  :: action of going. (used nowadays only in the expression allées et venues : repeated action of going and returning)
allée {f}  :: aisle
allée {f}  :: allée
allée {f}  :: driveway
allée {f}  :: path
allegro {adv}  :: allegro
allegro {m}  :: allegro
Allemagne {prop}  :: Germany
Allemagne de l'Est {prop}  :: East Germany
allemand {adj}  :: German (related to or originating from Germany)
allemand {adj}  :: German (related to the German language)
allemand {m}  :: German (The German language)
Allemand {m}  :: German person
allemande {f}  :: allemande (dance)
Allemande {f}  :: feminine form of Allemand; woman from Germany or of German background
aller {m}  :: Outward trip; journey out; trip away (implying not returning)
aller {vi}  :: to go
aller {v}  :: to be (feeling)
aller {v}  :: to go well with (clothes, colors, etc.)
aller {v} [when followed by an infinitive verb]  :: to be going (to); will soon; forms a near-future tense
aller au lit {vi}  :: to go to bed
aller comme un gant {v} [simile]  :: to fit like a glove
aller de Charybde en Scylla {v}  :: to go out of the frying pan, into the fire
aller de soi {vi}  :: to be self-evident, be obvious
allergique {adj}  :: allergic (having an allergy)
allergisant {adj}  :: allergenic
allergène {adj}  :: allergenic
allergène {m}  :: allergen
allergénique {adj}  :: allergenic
allergologue {mf}  :: allergist
aller-retour {m}  :: return ticket
aller se faire foutre {phrase}  :: to go fuck oneself. (Usually used in the imperative form.)
aller se faire voir {v} [colloquial]  :: to get lost, go to hell
aller simple {m}  :: a one-way ticket
allez {interj}  :: come on! (as encouragement)
allez savoir {interj} [idiomatic]  :: go figure!
allez-y {phrase} [formal, singular and plural]  :: go ahead; go on
allégation {f}  :: allegation
allégeance {f}  :: allegiance
allègement {m}  :: alternative form of allégement
allégement {m}  :: lightening (making lighter)
alléger {v}  :: to lighten
allégorie {f}  :: allegory
allégorique {adj}  :: allegoric, allegorical (of, or relating to allegory)
allégoriquement {adv}  :: allegorically
allègre {adj}  :: joyful, happy
allégrement {adv}  :: happily, joyfully
allègrement {adv}  :: happily, joyfully
allégresse {f}  :: elation, joy, gladness
allégretto {adv} [music]  :: allegretto
allégretto {m} [music]  :: allegretto
allégro {adv}  :: allegro
allégro {m}  :: allegro
alléguer {v}  :: to allege
alléguer {v}  :: to invoke
allié {adj}  :: friendly; allied (military sense)
alliacé {adj}  :: garlicky
alliage {m}  :: alloying (mixing elements to make an alloy)
alliage {m}  :: alloy (metal combined of more elements)
alliance {f}  :: alliance, union
alliance {f}  :: (wedding) ring
alliée {f}  :: ally (female gender)
allier {v}  :: to alloy
allier {v}  :: to ally
Allier {prop}  :: Allier
alligator {m}  :: alligator (animal)
allitération {f}  :: alliteration
allèle {m} [genetics]  :: allele
alléluia {interj}  :: hallelujah
allémontite {m} [mineral]  :: allemontite
allène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: allene
allocataire {mf}  :: beneficiary
allocation {f}  :: allocation
allocation {f}  :: benefit, allowance
allocation {f}  :: granting, assignment
allocs {n}  :: child benefit
allocutaire {mf}  :: addressee (person to whom something is adressed)
allocuteur {m}  :: addresser (person addressing)
allocution {f}  :: (short) speech
allocutrice {f}  :: feminine form of allocuteur
allocyclique {adj}  :: allocyclic
allodial {adj}  :: allodial
allodialement {adv}  :: allodially
allogamie {f}  :: allogamy
allogène {mf}  :: An obvious immigrant
allogène {mf}  :: A person who has settled in a new nation or territory who still noticeably exhibits traits or characteristics of their previous nationality
allongement {m}  :: lengthening, extension
allonger {vi} [of days]  :: to lengthen
allonger {vr}  :: to grow, to get longer
allonger {vr}  :: To lie, to lie down
allonger {vr}  :: to stretch out
allonger {vt}  :: to extend out, to stretch
allonger {vt}  :: to lay down
allonger {vt}  :: to lengthen, to make longer, to extend
allons-y {phrase} [informal, first person plural, imperative]  :: let's go
allons-y {phrase} [informal, first person plural, imperative]  :: let's go there
allons-y {phrase} [informal, imperative]  :: come with me, follow me
allœopathie {f}  :: obsolete form of allopathie
allopathie {f}  :: allopathy
allopathiquement {adv}  :: allopathically
allostérique {adj} [biochemistry]  :: allosteric
allotriomorphique {adj}  :: allotriomorphic
allotrope {adj} [chemistry]  :: allotropic
allotrope {m} [chemistry]  :: allotrope
allotropique {adj}  :: allotropic
allotétraploïde {adj}  :: allotetraploid
allotétraploïde {m}  :: allotetraploid
allouer {v}  :: to allot, allocate
alléser {v} [obsolete]  :: alternative form of aléser
allumé {adj} [of a heat source]  :: lit, on, on fire
allumé {adj} [of a light source]  :: lit, on, lit up
allumé {adj} [of a person]  :: congested
allumé {adj} [of a person]  :: drunk
allumage {m}  :: lighting
allumage {m}  :: switching on, turning on
allumer {v}  :: to light, to set alight
allumer {v}  :: to turn on (e.g. a light)
allumette {f}  :: match (small flammable object)
allumeur {m} [sexuality]  :: a tease (person who excites sexually)
allumeuse {f}  :: a tease
allumeuse {f}  :: feminine form of allumeur
allure {m}  :: angle of a boat from the wind
allure {m}  :: appearance, look
allure {m}  :: chemin de ronde (raised protected walkway behind a castle battlement)
allure {m}  :: gait (of a horse)
allure {m}  :: speed, pace
allusion {f}  :: allusion, innuendo
allusivement {adv}  :: allusively
alluvial {adj}  :: alluvial
alluvion {f} [geology, especially in plural]  :: alluvial deposits
alluvionnaire {adj}  :: alluvial
allylique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: allylic
almanach {m}  :: almanac
almandin {m}  :: almandine
alémanique {adj}  :: Alemannic
almée {f}  :: almah
ALÉNA {prop}  :: NAFTA
alêne {f}  :: awl
alogique {adj}  :: alogical
alogiquement {adv}  :: alogically (without logic)
aloi {m}  :: quality, taste
alopécie {f} [pathology]  :: alopecia
alors {adv}  :: so; hence
alors {adv}  :: then (at that time)
alors que {adv}  :: while, when; whereas
aloès {m}  :: aloe
alose {f}  :: shad (fishes of the herring family)
alouette {f}  :: lark (bird)
alourdir {v}  :: to pile up (of e.g. problems, to get worse)
alourdir {vt}  :: To weigh down
alourdissement {m}  :: weighing-down (act of weighing down)
aloyau {m}  :: sirloin
alp {abbr} [Internet slang, texting]  :: à la prochaine
ALP {abbr}  :: TTYL/TTYA/cul8r; abbreviation of à la prochaine
alpaga {m}  :: alpaca (sheeplike animal of the Andes)
alpage {m}  :: alpine (high mountain) pasturage
Alpes {prop}  :: Alps (a mountain range in Western Europe)
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence {prop}  :: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Alpes-Maritimes {prop}  :: Alpes-Maritimes
alpha {m}  :: alpha (Greek letter)
alphabet {m}  :: alphabet (set of letters considered as a group)
alphabet latin {m}  :: A Latin alphabet, any alphabet based on the Roman one (devised for Latin)
Alphabet phonétique international {prop}  :: International Phonetic Alphabet; IPA
alphabète {adj}  :: literate
alphabétique {adj}  :: alphabetical (in the order of the letters of the alphabet)
alphabétiquement {adv}  :: alphabetically
alphabétisation {f}  :: elimination of illiteracy, the process of learning to write and to read (and to compute)
alphabétiser {vt}  :: To eliminate illiteracy in (a country)
alphabétiser {vt}  :: To teach to read and write
alphabétisme {m}  :: alphabetism
alphabétisme {m}  :: literacy, the characteristic of knowing how to read, write, and speak
alphanumérique {adj}  :: alphanumeric
Alphée {prop}  :: Alpheus
Alphonse {prop}  :: male given name
alphonsine {adj}  :: Alfonsine
Alphonsine {prop}  :: female given name, feminine diminutive form of Alphonse, the French equivalent of Alfonso
Alpicois {m}  :: A person from Le Pecq
Alpicoise {f}  :: feminine form of Alpicois
alépin {adj}  :: of Aleppo
alpin {adj}  :: Alpine (pertaining to the Alps)
alpinisme {m}  :: mountaineering; hiking
alpiniste {mf}  :: mountaineer
alésé {adj} [heraldry]  :: detached; not reaching the edges; often said of a cross
Alsace {prop}  :: Alsace (region of France)
alsacien {adj}  :: Alsatian, from Alsace
alsacien {m}  :: Alsatian; dialect of German spoken in what is today France
Alsacien {m}  :: person from Alsace
Alsacienne {f}  :: feminine form of Alsacien
alèse {f}  :: alternative form of alaise
aléser {v}  :: to ream (a hole)
aléseuse {f}  :: boring machine (machine for boring)
alésoir {m}  :: reamer
altaïque {adj}  :: Altaic
altercation {f}  :: Altercation
altermondialisation {f}  :: antiglobalization
altermondialisme {m}  :: antiglobalization
altermondialiste {adj}  :: antiglobalist
altermondialiste {mf}  :: antiglobalist
alternance {f}  :: alternation
alternance de code {f} [linguistics]  :: code-switching
alternateur {adj}  :: alternating
alternateur {m}  :: alternator (an electric generator which produces alternating current)
alternatif {adj}  :: alternating
alternatif {adj}  :: alternative (different)
alternative {f}  :: alternative
alternativement {adv}  :: alternatively
alternativement {adv}  :: in turn
alterner {v}  :: to alternate
altesse {f}  :: highness, Highness (title of respect)
aléthique {adj}  :: alethic (logic: pertaining to the modalities of truth)
altier {adj}  :: haughty
altimètre {m}  :: altimeter
altimétrie {m}  :: altimetry
altiport {m}  :: mountain airfield
altièrement {adv}  :: haughtily
altitude {f}  :: altitude
alto {m} [music]  :: alto
alto {m} [musici]  :: viola
altéré {adj}  :: altered, changed
altérable {adj}  :: alterable
altération {f}  :: alteration
altérer {v}  :: to alter; change; fiddle with
altérer {v}  :: to cause thirst
altérité {f}  :: alterity
altruisme {m}  :: altruism
altruiste {adj}  :: altruistic (regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish)
altruiste {mf}  :: altruist
alu {m} [colloquial]  :: Short for aluminium
alula {f}  :: alula (feather)
aluminium {m}  :: aluminum (element)
aluminothermie {f}  :: aluminothermy
alunir {v}  :: to land on the Moon
alunissage {m}  :: lunar landing; act of landing on the Moon
alvin {adj}  :: alvine
alvéolé {adj}  :: honeycombed
alvéolage {m}  :: honeycombing
alvéolaire {adj}  :: alveolar
alvéole {m} [anatomy]  :: alveolus
alvéole {m}  :: cavity (in rock)
alvéole {m}  :: cell (in honeycomb), alveolus (of beehive)
alvéole pulmonaire {m}  :: pulmonary alveolus
alvéolite {f} [pathology]  :: alveolitis
alvéolopalatal {adj}  :: alveopalatal
amabile {adv} [music]  :: in a tender, loving style
amabilité {f}  :: friendliness
amabilité {f}  :: gentleness
amabilité {f}  :: kindness
amadou {m}  :: lure; bait
amadou {m}  :: tinder; kindling; touchwood; spunk
Amadou {prop}  :: male given name, widely used in Islamic West Africa
amadouer {v}  :: to cajole
amadouer {v}  :: to coax; to sweet-talk (persuade gradually)
amadouer {v}  :: to humour (person)
amadouvier {m}  :: touchwood, tinder
amagnétique {adj}  :: nonmagnetic, amagnetic
amaigrir {vr} [said of a person]  :: to get thinner (in an unhealthy way), to become emaciated
amaigrir {vt} [said of an illness, hard work, abuse etc.]  :: to emaciate make thinner (in an unhealthy way)
amaigrissement {m}  :: emaciation
amalgamation {f}  :: amalgamation
amalgame {m}  :: amalgam
amalgame {m}  :: amalgamation
amalgamer {v}  :: to amalgamate
amandé {m}  :: almond milk
Amand {prop}  :: male given name
Amanda {prop}  :: female given name
amande {f}  :: almond (the nut)
amandier {m}  :: almond tree
amandin {adj} [rare]  :: almond-like, amygdalic
amandine {f}  :: amandine
Amandine {prop}  :: female given name, popular from the 1980s to the 2000s
amanite {f}  :: amanita
amant {m}  :: lover
amante {f}  :: (Female) lover
amarante {adj}  :: amaranth (color)
amarante {f}  :: amaranth (colour)
amarante {f}  :: amaranth (herb)
amarante {f}  :: purpleheart (tree)
amaranthe {f}  :: archaic spelling of amarante
amaretto {m}  :: A glass of it
amaretto {m}  :: The sweet-bitter liquer amaretto
amarrage {m}  :: docking (of spacecraft)
amarrage {m} [nautical]  :: mooring
amarre {f}  :: rope, mooring
amarrer {v} [nautical]  :: to moor
amarsir {vi} [of a spacecraft]  :: To land on the surface of the planet Mars
amarsissage {m}  :: (of a spacecraft) Mars landing
amaryllis {m}  :: amaryllis
amas {m} [astronomy]  :: cluster
amas {m}  :: pile, heap
amas d'étoiles {m} [astronomy]  :: star cluster
amas globulaire {m}  :: globular cluster
amas ouvert {m}  :: open cluster (star cluster)
amasser {v}  :: to amass; to gather up
amas stellaire {m}  :: star cluster
amateur {adj}  :: amateur
amateur {m}  :: a lover of something
amateur {m}  :: amateur
amateurisme {m}  :: amateurism
amateurisme {m} [pejorative]  :: amateurishness
amaurose {f} [pathology]  :: amaurosis
Amaury {prop}  :: male given name, cognate to English Amory
amazone {f}  :: amazon (bird)
amazone {f}  :: Amazon (race of females)
amazone {f} [equestrian]  :: sidesaddle (riding technique)
Amazone {prop}  :: Amazon (river)
amazonien {adj}  :: Amazon
amazonite {f}  :: amazonite
ambage {m} [especially in plural]  :: ambage
ambassade {f}  :: An embassy, diplomatic represention in a foreign state, notably headed by an ambassador
ambassadeur {m}  :: ambassador
ambassadrice {f}  :: ambassadress, female ambassador
ambassadrice {f}  :: wife of an ambassador
amœbe {f}  :: obsolete form of amibe
ambi- {prefix}  :: ambi-
ambiance {f}  :: ambiance, atmosphere
ambiancer {v} [Africa]  :: to make an ambience, to cause ambience
ambianceur {m}  :: host, entertainer, MC
ambianceur {m}  :: One who creates an ambiance or atmosphere
ambianceur {m}  :: party animal, partier
ambiant {adj}  :: ambient
ambidextre {adj}  :: ambidextrous (having equal ability with both hands)
ambidextre {mf}  :: ambidextrous person
ambidextrie {f}  :: ambidexterity
amœbien {adj}  :: obsolete form of amibien
amœbiforme {mf}  :: obsolete form of amibiforme
ambigüité {f}  :: alternative form of ambiguïté
ambigrammatique {adj}  :: ambigrammatic
ambigramme {m}  :: ambigram (a design that may be read in two different ways)
ambigu {adj}  :: ambiguous (open to multiple interpretations)
ambigu {m}  :: ambiguation
ambigument {adv}  :: ambiguously
ambiguïté {f}  :: ambiguity (something liable to more than one interpretation)
ambitieusement {adv}  :: ambitiously
ambitieux {adj}  :: ambitious
ambition {f}  :: ambition (feeling)
ambitionner {v}  :: to aim for; go for; set as one's goal
ambler {v}  :: to amble
amblyopie {f}  :: amblyopia (dimness or blurring of the eyesight)
amœbocyte {m}  :: obsolete form of amibocyte
amœboïde {adj}  :: obsolete form of amiboïde
amœboïde {m}  :: obsolete form of amiboïde
ambon {m} [architecture]  :: ambon
ambré {adj}  :: colored amber, of a brownish to yellow/orange colour
ambré {adj}  :: perfumed, notably musky with (or like) ambergris
ambre {m}  :: amber (fossil resin)
Ambre {prop}  :: female given name of modern usage, equivalent to English Amber
ambre gris {m}  :: ambergris (fatty substance)
ambre jaune {m}  :: amber (fossil resin)
ambrer {v}  :: to perfume with ambergris
ambrette {f}  :: abelmosk
ambroisie {f}  :: ambrosia, a food with a delicious flavour
ambroisie {f}  :: (Greek & Roman Mythology) ambrosia
ambulance {f}  :: ambulance
ambulancier {m}  :: ambulance man, paramedic
ambulatoire {adj}  :: ambulatory
AMC {initialism}  :: auto-mitrailleuse de combat: combat machine-gun carrier or armored car
AMD {initialism}  :: auto-mitrailleuse de découverte: reconnaissance machine-gun carrier or armored car
Ameline {prop}  :: female given name
amen {adv}  :: amen
amen {m}  :: amen
amende {f}  :: fine (payment)
amendement {m}  :: amendment
amender {vt} [figuratively]  :: to mend (one's ways), reform
amender {vt}  :: to amend
amender {vt}  :: to improve [e.g. land, conduct]
amener {v}  :: to bring (a person), give a lift, give a ride
amener {v}  :: to reel in (a fish)
amenuiser {vr} [of e.g. supplies]  :: to dwindle; to run low
amenuiser {vr}  :: to get slimmer; to slim
amenuiser {vt}  :: To make thinner
amenuiser {vt}  :: to thin out
amer {adj}  :: bitter
amer {adj}  :: sour
amerissage {m}  :: alternate spelling of amerrissage ( splashdown [landing in the sea] )
amerloque {m} [informal, sometimes, pejorative]  :: Yank, Yankee
amerrir {v}  :: to crash-land (in water)
amerrir {v}  :: to splash down (land in water)
amerrissage {m} [aeronautics]  :: splashdown (landing into water)
amerrissage {m} [aviation]  :: ditching (crash-landing into water)
amertume {f}  :: bitterness
ameublement {m}  :: furniture
ameuter {v}  :: to alert
ameuter {v}  :: to incite, to stir up
amha {adv}  :: alternative spelling of àmha
amharique {adj}  :: Amharic (relating to the Amharic language)
amharique {m}  :: Amharic (Ethiopian language)
ami {m}  :: friend (one who is affectionately attached to another)
ami {m}  :: male friend
amiablement {adv}  :: amicably
amiablement {adv}  :: kindly, graciously
amianté {adj}  :: asbestos-ridden; full of asbestos
amiante {m}  :: asbestos
amibe {f}  :: amoeba (a genus of unicellular protozoa)
amibien {adj}  :: amoeban
amiboïde {adj}  :: ameboid
amiboïde {m}  :: ameboid
amical {adj}  :: friendly, amicable
amicalement {adv}  :: friendly (in a friendly manner)
amidon {m}  :: starch
amidonner {v}  :: to starch (apply starch)
amidonnier {m}  :: emmer (Triticum turgidum)
amidure {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: amide (NH2- anion)
amie {f}  :: A (female) friend
Amiens {prop}  :: Amiens (city)
amiette {f} [archaic]  :: female lover
aminé {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: amino
amincir {vr}  :: to get thinner
amincir {vt}  :: to thin (down)
amincissant {adj}  :: slimming; slimline
amincissement {m}  :: thinning
amino- {prefix}  :: amino-
aminoacide {m} [organic chemistry]  :: amino acid
aminoadipique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aminoadipic
aminoalcool {m} [organic chemistry]  :: amino alcohol
aminobutyrique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aminobutyric
aminogramme {m}  :: aminogram
amiénois {adj}  :: pertaining to Amiens, France
Amiénois {m}  :: inhabitant of Amiens, France
Amiénoise {f}  :: feminine form of Amiénois
aminolévulinique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aminolevulinic / aminolaevulinic
aminométhane {m} [organic compound]  :: aminomethane, methylamine
aminoplaste {m}  :: aminoplastic
amiral {adj}  :: of or belonging to an admiral
amiral {m}  :: admiral (military officer)
amirale {f}  :: feminine form of amiral
amiraulté {f}  :: admiralship
amiraulté {f}  :: admiralty
amirauté {f} [nautical]  :: admiralty, admiralship
amitié {f}  :: friendship, amity
AML {initialism}  :: auto-mitrailleuse lourde: heavy machine-gun carrier or armored car
amélanchier {m}  :: serviceberry (plant)
Amélie {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to Amelia
améliorable {adj}  :: improvable (able to be improved)
améliorant {adj}  :: ameliorating
amélioration {f}  :: improvement
améliorer {v}  :: to improve, to ameliorate
-amment {suffix}  :: Variant of -ment appended to adjectives ending with -ant
Ammerschwihr {prop}  :: A commune in Alsace, eastern France, near the large town of Colmar
ammoniac {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: ammonic, ammonical
ammoniac {m} [inorganic compound]  :: ammonia
ammorti {m}  :: stop (tennis: short shot)
aménagement {m}  :: adjusting
aménagement {m}  :: development (of a district)
aménagement {m}  :: fitting out (of a place)
aménagement {m}  :: laying out (of ground)
aménagement {m}  :: planning
aménager {v}  :: to lay out, fit out
aménageur {m}  :: developer (etc)
amène {adj}  :: Amene; pleasant
amœne {adj}  :: obsolete form of amène
amniocentèse {f} [medicine]  :: amniocentesis
amnistie {f}  :: amnesty
amnistier {vt}  :: to amnesty
aménité {f}  :: niceness; agreeableness
aménorrhée {f}  :: amenorrhea
amnésie {f}  :: amnesia
amnésique {adj}  :: amnesic
amocher {vt} [colloquial]  :: to mess up
amoindrir {vr}  :: to shrink, wean, reduce
amoindrir {vt}  :: to lessen, degrade, decrease, shrink
amoindrir {vt}  :: to weaken
amoindrissement {m}  :: weakening
amollir {v}  :: to soften
amollissant {adj}  :: softening; that softens
amollissant {m}  :: softener
amonceler {vr}  :: to build up; to pile up
amonceler {vt} [uncommon]  :: to pile up
amoncellement {m}  :: heap, pile
amoncèlement {m}  :: alternative spelling of amoncellement
amont {m}  :: The uphill part of a mountain
amont {m}  :: The upstream part of a river
amorçage {m} [computing]  :: booting
amorçage {m}  :: priming
amoral {adj}  :: amoral
amoralement {adv} [rare]  :: amorally
amorcé {adj}  :: primed
amorce {f}  :: bait (used to catch fish)
amorce {f} [biology]  :: primer (strand)
amorce {f} [figuratively]  :: bait
amorce {f}  :: primer (substance used to start a fire)
amorcer {v} [computing]  :: To boot
amorcer {v} [fishing]  :: to bait, chum (try to attract fish with bait)
amorcer {v} [fishing]  :: to bait (lace with bait)
amorcer {v}  :: to bait (e.g. an enemy, to react)
amorcer {v}  :: to bait in, to string in, reel in
amorcer {v}  :: to begin, to get to work on (to commence a project)
amorcer {v}  :: to break ground (start construction work)
amorcer {v}  :: to prime , set in motion
amoroso {adv} [music]  :: in a tender, loving style
amorphe {adj}  :: amorphous (physics: in the non-chrystalline state of solid)
amorphe {adj}  :: sluggish, inert (lacking vivacity)
amorti {m} [baseball]  :: bunt
amorti {m} [soccer]  :: first touch, control
amorti {m} [tennis]  :: drop shot
amortir {v} [architecture]  :: to put an amortizement on
amortir {v} [finance]  :: to pay off, amortize; to redeem (a title)
amortir {v}  :: to cushion, absorb, soften (shock, blow etc.)
amortir {v}  :: to deaden, muffle (noise)
amortissable {adj}  :: depreciable
amortissement {m}  :: amortizement
amortissement {m}  :: cushioning, softening, or deafening of a sound or impact
amortisseur {m}  :: damper
amortisseur {m}  :: shock absorber
amour {m}  :: love
Amour {prop}  :: Amur (the river between the Far East Russia and China)
amouracher {vr}  :: to fall hopelessly in love; to be infatuated (de with)
amour de soi {m}  :: self-love
amourette {f}  :: a crush (feeling of romantic attraction)
amoureuse {f}  :: feminine form of amoureux
amoureusement {adv}  :: amorously
amoureux {adj}  :: in love
amoureux {m}  :: lover
amour libre {m}  :: free love
amour-propre {m}  :: The quality of self-love, positive regard for oneself
amours {fp} [plural only]  :: love affairs
amovible {adj} [legal]  :: removable
amovible {adj}  :: removable, detachable
amoxicilline {f} [medicine]  :: amoxicillin
amphi {m} [colloquial]  :: lecture theatre
amphibie {adj}  :: amphibious (all meanings)
amphibie {m} [dated]  :: amphibian
amphibien {m}  :: amphibian
amphibologie {f}  :: amphibology
amphibologique {adj}  :: amphibological
amphibologiquement {adv}  :: amphibologically
amphigouri {m}  :: gibberish
amphigouri {m}  :: rigmarole
amphigourique {adj}  :: enigmatic, obscure, puzzling
amphigouriquement {adv}  :: enigmatically, obscurely, puzzlingly
amphipathique {adj} [chemistry]  :: amphipathic
Amphipolis {prop}  :: Amphipolis (ancient Greek city)
amphithéâtre {m}  :: amphitheatre
amphithéâtre {m}  :: lecture theatre
amphitryon {m}  :: host (at a dinner party)
amphore {f}  :: amphora
amphotère {adj} [chemistry]  :: amphoteric
amphétamine {f}  :: amphetamine
ample {adj}  :: plentiful, abundant, copious, profuse, ample
amplement {adv}  :: amply
ampleur {f} [of clothing etc.]  :: fullness
ampleur {f}  :: opulence, liberalness (of style etc.)
ampleur {f}  :: scale, size, extent, scope (of problem, project, deficit etc.)
ampleur {f}  :: volume (of sound)
ampli {m}  :: amp (amplifier)
amplificateur {m}  :: amplifier
amplifier {v}  :: to amplify
ampliforme {adj}  :: padded, enhanced, amplifying (of a bra)
amplitude {f}  :: amplitude
ampélographie {f}  :: ampelography
ampoulé {adj}  :: exaggerated; over the top
ampoule {f}  :: ampoule
ampoule {f}  :: light bulb
ampoulément {adv} [figuratively]  :: exaggeratedly
ampère {m}  :: ampere
Ampère {prop}  :: French surname, known for:
ampèremètre {m}  :: ammeter
amputation {f}  :: amputation
amputer {v}  :: to amputate
AMR {initialism}  :: auto-mitrailleuse de reconnaissance: reconnaissance machine-gun carrier or armored car
amèrement {adv}  :: bitterly
américain {adj}  :: pertaining to America or the American people
américain {m}  :: sandwich, generally with ham or pork, and French fries
Américain {m}  :: American; someone born in, or a citizen or inhabitant of, the United States of America
américaine {f} [cycling]  :: madison (cycling discipline)
Américaine {f}  :: feminine form of Américain
américanisation {f}  :: Americanization
américaniser {v}  :: to Americanize (to make American)
américanisme {m}  :: Americanism
américanité {f}  :: Americanness
américium {m}  :: americium
américyle {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: americyl
amérindien {adj}  :: Amerindian
amérindien {m}  :: Amerindian
Amérindien {m}  :: Amerindian
Amérindienne {f}  :: feminine form of Amérindien
Amérique {prop}  :: America (as in the Americas), may sometimes be used informally to refer to the United States of America
Amérique centrale {prop}  :: Central America
Amérique du Nord {prop}  :: North America
Amérique du Sud {prop}  :: South America
Amérique latine {prop}  :: Latin America
amérissage {m}  :: alternative form of amerissage
amstellodamois {adj}  :: From Amsterdam
Amsterdam {prop}  :: Amsterdam, the nominal capital of the Netherlands
ams tram gram {phrase}  :: eeny, meeny, miny, moe
AMT {initialism} [transport]  :: MTA - AMT - Agence métropolitaine de transport - the public transit agency for the CMM
amétabole {adj} [biology]  :: ametabolous
améthyste {f}  :: amethyst
amétrine {f} [mineral]  :: ametrine
amulette {f}  :: amulet (object intended to bring protection to its owner)
amusant {adj}  :: amusing; funny
amusant {adj}  :: fun
amuse-bouche {m}  :: hors d'oeuvre, appetiser/appetizer
amuse-gueule {m}  :: snack
amusement {m}  :: amusement
amuser {vr} [s'amuser]  :: to have fun, to enjoy oneself
amuser {vt}  :: to amuse, to entertain
amusette {f}  :: amusette (weapon)
amusette {f}  :: puzzle (enigma, question)
amuseur {m}  :: amuser
amuseur {m}  :: (mere) entertainer
amygdale {f} [anatomy]  :: tonsil
amygdalectomie {f} [surgery]  :: tonsillectomy
amygdalite {f} [pathology]  :: tonsillitis
amylique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: amylic
amylopectine {f} [carbohydrate]  :: amylopectin
amyotrophique {adj}  :: amyotrophic
aîné {adj}  :: oldest, elder (sibling)
aîné {m}  :: eldest (boy)
aîné {m}  :: older brother
an {m}  :: A year
ana- {prefix}  :: ana-
anabaptiste {adj}  :: Anabaptist
anabase {f}  :: anabasis
anabolisant {adj}  :: anabolic
anabolisant {m}  :: anabolic steroid
anacardier {m}  :: cashew (tree)
anachorète {m}  :: anchorite (one who lives in seclusion)
anachorète {m}  :: anchorite (religious person)
anachronique {adj}  :: anachronic
anachroniquement {adv}  :: anachronistically
anachronisme {m}  :: anachronism (chronological mistake)
anacoluthe {m}  :: anacoluthon
anaconda {m}  :: anaconda
anacrouse {f} [music]  :: anacrusis
anadrome {adj}  :: anadromous (of migratory fish)
anagrammatique {adj}  :: anagrammatical
anagrammatiquement {adv}  :: anagrammatically
anagramme {f}  :: anagram (word or phrase created by rearranging letters from another word or phrase)
anal {adj}  :: anal (relating to the anus)
analement {adv}  :: anally
analeptique {adj}  :: analeptic
analgésique {m}  :: analgesic, painkiller
anallergique {adj}  :: hypoallergenic
analogie {f}  :: analogy (similar example as explanation)
analogique {adj}  :: analog
analogique {adj}  :: analogous
analogiquement {adv}  :: analogously
analogue {adj}  :: analogous
analphabète {adj}  :: illiterate
analphabétisme {m}  :: illiteracy (inability to read)
analysable {adj}  :: analyzable, analysable
analyse {f}  :: analysis
analyser {v}  :: to analyse
analyseur {m}  :: analyser / analyzer
analyste {mf}  :: analyst (person who analyzes)
analytique {adj}  :: analytic, analytical
analytiquement {adv}  :: analytically
anamnèse {f}  :: anamnesis (medical history of a patient)
ananas {m}  :: pineapple
anéantir {v}  :: to wipe out, to destroy, to shatter
anéantissement {m}  :: annihilation, destruction
anapeste {m} [prosody]  :: anapest
anaphore {f}  :: anaphora (repetition of a phrase used for emphasis)
anaphorique {adj}  :: anaphoric (relating to an anaphora)
anaphoriquement {adv}  :: anaphorically
anaphrodisiaque {adj}  :: anaphrodisiac
anaphrodisiaque {m}  :: anaphrodisiac
anarchie {f}  :: Anarchy, absence of any form of political authority or government
anarchie {f} [figuratively]  :: A state of utter disorder, advanced disorganization and confusion
anarchique {adj}  :: anarchic
anarchiquement {adv}  :: anarchically
anarchisant {adj}  :: anarchist (attributive)
anarchisant {m}  :: anarchist
anarchisme {m}  :: anarchism
anarchiste {adj}  :: anarchistic
anarchiste {mf}  :: anarchist, adherent of anarchism
anaérobie {adj}  :: anaerobic
anaérobie {m} [biology]  :: anaerobe
Anaïs {prop}  :: female given name, a variant of the Greek Anaitis which is derived from the Old Persian Anahita
anastase {f}  :: anastasis
Anastasie {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to Anastasia
anastylose {f} [architecture]  :: anastylosis (reassembly of ruined monuments)
anathème {f}  :: anathema (ban or curse)
anatife {f}  :: barnacle
anational {adj} [rare]  :: anational
Anatole {prop}  :: male given name
anatolien {adj} [linguistics]  :: Anatolian
anatomie {f}  :: anatomy; dissection
anatomie {f}  :: anatomy (structure of a living being)
anatomie {f}  :: anatomy (study)
anatomie {f} [figuratively]  :: dissection; study
anatomique {adj}  :: anatomical
anatomiquement {adv}  :: anatomically
anatron {n}  :: obsolete form of natron
-ance {suffix}  :: -ance (suffix used to form nouns)
ancelle {f} [obsolete]  :: female servant
ancestral {adj}  :: ancestral
anche {f}  :: A chute by which flour falls from the mill to the bin
anche {f} [music]  :: reed
anchoïade {f}  :: A traditional Provençal dish consisting of anchovy, caper, olive oil and garlic
anchois {m}  :: anchovy (small saltwater fish)
anéchoïque {adj}  :: anechoic
ancien {adj} [after a noun]  :: ancient
ancien {adj} [before a noun]  :: old, former, ex-:
ancien français {m}  :: Old French (French language from 9th to the early 15th century)
anciennement {adv}  :: formerly
ancienneté {f}  :: oldness (state of being old)
ancienneté {f}  :: seniority (state of being senior)
ancien occitan {m}  :: the Old Occitan language
ancien régime {m}  :: a former government
Ancien Régime {prop} [historical]  :: Ancien Régime
Ancien Testament {prop}  :: Old Testament
ancillaire {adj}  :: ancillary
ancille {f}  :: alternative form of ancelle
Ancône {prop}  :: Ancona (city and province of Italy)
ancônitain {adj}  :: Anconan
Ancônitain {m}  :: Anconan
ancré {adj}  :: anchoring, fixing
ancrage {m} [nautical]  :: anchorage (haven)
ancrage {m} [nautical]  :: anchoring (dropping the anchor)
ancre {f}  :: anchor (of a ship)
ancrer {v} [nautical]  :: to anchor
ancrer {v}  :: to fix, to anchor, to make permanent
ancêtre {mf}  :: forefather; ancestor
andain de neige {m}  :: (man-made) snow pile
andalou {adj}  :: Andalusian
Andalou {m}  :: Andalusian
Andalousie {prop}  :: Andalusia (autonomous community of Spain)
andalousite {f} [mineral]  :: andalusite
andante {adv} [music]  :: andante
andante {m} [music]  :: andante
andantino {adv} [music]  :: andantino
Andes {prop}  :: the Andes
andin {adj}  :: Andean
andin {m}  :: Andean
andorran {adj}  :: Andorran
Andorran {m}  :: Andorran
Andorre {prop}  :: Andorra
Andorre-la-Vieille {prop}  :: Andorra la Vella
andouille {f}  :: andouille
andouille {f} [slang]  :: imbecile, numpty, fool
andouillette {f}  :: A piece of andouille; a small spiced pork sausage
André {prop}  :: Andrew. [biblical character]
André {prop}  :: French surname
André {prop}  :: male given name, cognate to English Andrew
Andrée {prop}  :: female given name, the feminine form of André; equivalent to English Andrea
androïde {m}  :: android (robot with human form)
androgène {adj}  :: androgenous
androgyne {adj}  :: androgynous
androgyne {mf}  :: androgyne, androgynous person
androgyne {mf}  :: androgyne, androgynous plant
androgynie {f}  :: androgyny
androgynéité {f}  :: androgyny
Andromède {prop}  :: Andromeda (mythical daughter of Cepheus)
Andromède {prop} [astronomy]  :: Andromeda
andropause {f}  :: andropause
androphobe {mf}  :: androphobe
androphobie {f}  :: androphobia
Andros {prop}  :: Andros
andésite {f} [mineral]  :: andesite
aînée {f}  :: eldest (female person)
anecdote {f}  :: anecdote
anecdotier {m}  :: anecdotist
anecdotique {adj}  :: anecdotal
anecdotiquement {adv}  :: anecdotally
anecdotiste {mf}  :: anecdotist
aneigissage {m}  :: landing (touchdown) on snow and/or ice
aînesse {f}  :: primogeniture
anesthésie {f}  :: anesthesia
anesthésier {v}  :: to anesthetize
anesthésique {adj}  :: anesthetic
anesthésique {f}  :: anesthetic
anesthésiste {mf}  :: anesthetist
aneth {m}  :: dill (herb)
aneutronique {adj} [physics]  :: aneutronic
anexact {adj} [philosophy]  :: Essentially, rather than accidentally inexact
anexactement {adv}  :: In an anexact manner
anfractuosité {f}  :: crevice
ange {m}  :: angel
Ange {prop} [given name, male, or=female]  :: , also used in compound names like Marie-Ange
ange déchu {m} [religion]  :: fallen angel
ange gardien {m}  :: guardian angel
angelin {adj}  :: of or relating to Los Angeles, California
Angelin {m}  :: Someone from Los Angeles, California
Angeline {prop}  :: female given name, a variant of Angelina
angelot {m}  :: small angel
angelus {m}  :: alternative spelling of angélus
angevin {adj}  :: of or from Angers
angevin {adj}  :: of or from the region of Anjou
Angevin {m}  :: someone of or from Angers
Angevin {m}  :: someone of or from Anjou
angine {f} [disease]  :: angina, sore throat, pharyngitis
angine {f} [disease]  :: tonsillitis
angine de cœur {f} [disease, obsolete]  :: angina pectoris
angine de poitrine {f} [disease]  :: angina pectoris (intermittent chest pain)
angine pultacée {f} [disease]  :: pultaceous angina
angiocardiographie {f}  :: angiocardiography
angiographie {f}  :: angiography
angiome {m} [medicine]  :: angioma
angiosperme {f}  :: angiosperm
anglais {adj}  :: English
anglais {m}  :: English language
Anglais {m}  :: (male) English person
anglais américain {m}  :: American English
anglais britannique {m}  :: British English
Anglaise {f}  :: feminine form of Anglais
anglaiser {v}  :: castrate
anglaiser {v} [slang, vulgar]  :: bugger, sodomize, rape anally
anglais sud-africain {prop}  :: South African English
angle {m}  :: A location at the corner of something, such as streets, buildings, furniture etc
angle {m}  :: A viewpoint or angle
angle {m} [geometry]  :: A geometric angle
Angèle {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to Angela
angle droit {m} [geometry]  :: right angle (angle of 90 degrees)
angle mort {m}  :: blind spot (part of the road that cannot be seen)
Angleterre {prop}  :: England
Angleterre du Nord-Est {prop}  :: North East England
anglican {adj}  :: Anglican
anglican {m}  :: Anglican
angliche {adj} [colloquial, pejorative]  :: pom, limey, English
Angliche {mf} [colloquial, pejorative, usually plural]  :: Englishman/Englishwoman
angliciser {v}  :: to anglicise
anglicisme {m}  :: anglicism
angliciste {mf}  :: Anglicist
angélique {adj}  :: angelic (of or relating to angels)
angélique {adj}  :: angelic (very well-behaved)
angélique {f}  :: angelica (plant)
Angélique {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to Angelica
angéliquement {adv}  :: angelically
anglo- {prefix}  :: Anglo-
anglo-français {adj}  :: Anglo-French
anglo-français {m}  :: Anglo-French, Anglo-Norman
anglois {adj}  :: archaic spelling of anglais
anglois {m}  :: archaic spelling of anglais
Anglois {m}  :: archaic spelling of Anglais
Angloise {f}  :: feminine form of Anglois
angélologie {f}  :: angelology
anglonormand {adj}  :: alternative spelling of anglo-normand
anglo-normand {adj}  :: Anglo-Norman
anglonormand {m}  :: alternative spelling of anglo-normand
anglo-normand {m}  :: Anglo-Norman
anglophilie {f}  :: Anglophilia
anglophobie {f}  :: Anglophobia
anglophone {adj}  :: Anglophone, English-speaking; said of a person, group, region, or the like
anglophone {mf}  :: An anglophone, an English-speaking person
anglosaxon {adj}  :: alternative spelling of anglo-saxon
anglo-saxon {adj}  :: Anglo-Saxon
anglosaxon {m}  :: alternative spelling of anglo-saxon
anglo-saxon {m}  :: Anglo-Saxon (Old English language)
anglésite {f} [mineral]  :: anglesite
angélus {m}  :: angelus
angélus {m}  :: angelus bell
angoissé {adj}  :: tense; nervous
angoissé {adj}  :: worried; scared
angoissant {adj}  :: scary, nerve-racking, creepy
angoisse {f}  :: anguish, distress
angoisse {f}  :: fear, dread
angoisse {f} [philosophy]  :: angst
angoisse {f} [psychiatry]  :: anxiety
angoisser {vt}  :: to stress, to worry; to cause panic or fear
angolais {adj}  :: Angolan: of or relating to Angola
Angolais {m}  :: Person from Angola
Angolaise {f}  :: feminine form of Angolais
angon {m} [weapons]  :: angon
Angora {prop}  :: Ankara (capital of Turkey)
Angoulême {prop}  :: A town in the Poitou-Charentes region
anguille {f}  :: eel
angulaire {adj}  :: angular
angulairement {adv}  :: angularly
anguleux {adj}  :: angular, jagged
anguleux {adj} [figuratively]  :: stiff, prickly
anhédonie {f}  :: Anhedonia
anhiste {adj}  :: anhistous
anhistorique {adj}  :: ahistorical (lacking historical perspective)
anhélation {f} [medical]  :: anhelation, shortness of breath
anhéler {vi} [medicine]  :: to breathe with difficulty
anhydre {adj} [chemistry]  :: anhydrous
anhydre {adj}  :: waterless
anicroche {f}  :: hitch (minor difficulty)
aniline {f} [organic compound]  :: aniline
animé {adj}  :: alive
animé {adj}  :: animated
animé {adj}  :: lively
animé {m}  :: anime
animal {adj}  :: animal
animal {m}  :: animal
animal de compagnie {m}  :: pet (animal)
animalement {adv}  :: animally; in a brutish manner
animalerie {f}  :: laboratory for animal testing
animalerie {f}  :: pet shop
animalier {adj} [attributive]  :: animal, wildlife
animalier {m}  :: An artist who draws or sculpts animals, wildlife artist
animalisme {m}  :: animalism
animalité {f}  :: animality
animateur {m}  :: leader; group leader (person responsible for looking after or entertaining children)
animateur {m}  :: presenter
animation {f}  :: animation
animatrice {f}  :: feminine form of animateur
animer {v} [animation]  :: To animate (draw animation)
animer {v}  :: to animate (give something life)
animer {v}  :: to animate (give vigour)
animer {v}  :: to spur on
animeusement {adv} [obsolete]  :: With animosity
animisme {m}  :: animism
animiste {mf}  :: animist
animosité {f}  :: animosity
anion {m}  :: anion
anionique {adj}  :: anionic
anis {m}  :: anise (plant and spice)
aniser {v}  :: to flavour with aniseed
anisette {f}  :: anisette
anisotrope {adj}  :: anisotropic (exhibiting anisotropy)
anisotropie {f}  :: anisotropy
anisotropique {adj}  :: anisotropic
anisotropiquement {adv}  :: anisotropically
Anita {prop}  :: female given name of Spanish origin
Anjou {prop}  :: Anjou
Ankara {prop}  :: Ankara (the capital of Turkey)
ankylosant {adj}  :: ankylosing
anæmie {f}  :: obsolete form of anémie
anémie {f}  :: anemia (medical condition with decreased oxygen transport)
anémier {v}  :: to make, or to become anemic / anaemic
anémique {adj}  :: anaemic / anemic
anémogamie {f}  :: anemogamy
anémogramme {f}  :: anemogram
anémone {f} [botany]  :: anemone (any plant of genus anemone)
anémone {f} [zoology]  :: anemone, sea anemone
anémone de mer {f}  :: sea anemone (polyp)
Anna {prop}  :: female given name
annal {adj} [legal]  :: usable; available only for one year
annale {f}  :: annal
annales {fp} [plurale tantum]  :: annals
annaliste {m}  :: annalist
Annam {prop} [history]  :: Annam, a former colonial province of China, now part of Vietnam's present-day Tonkin
Annam {prop} [history]  :: Annam, one of the French protectorate in Vietnam, located in Central Vietnam
annamite {adj} [dated]  :: Annamite, Annamese
Annamite {mf}  :: Annamite (native or resident of Annam)
annécien {adj}  :: of or from Annecy
Annécien {m}  :: someone of or from Annecy
année {f}  :: year (period)
Anne {prop}  :: Anna, the prophetess (biblical figure)
Anne {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to English Ann
Anne {prop}  :: Hannah (biblical figure)
anneau {m} [astronomy]  :: ring
anneau {m} [juggling]  :: ring
anneau {m}  :: ring (circular shape)
anneau {m}  :: ring (round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger)
année bissextile {f}  :: leap year
Annecy {prop}  :: Annecy
année-homme {f}  :: man-year (one person's working time)
annelé {adj}  :: ringed; circumscribed by a ring
Anne-Laure {prop}  :: female given name, combination of Anne and Laure
annelet {m} [heraldiccharge]  :: annulet
annelet {m}  :: small ring (metal object)
année-lumière {f}  :: light year (astronomical distance)
Anne-Marie {prop}  :: female given name, combination of Anne and Marie
Anne-Sophie {prop}  :: female given name, combination of Anne and Sophie
Annette {prop}  :: female given name, diminutive of Anne
annexe {adj}  :: annex [attributive]
annexe {f}  :: annex, appendix
annexer {v}  :: to annex
annexionniste {adj}  :: Of, or pertaining to, annexationism
annexionniste {mf}  :: annexationist
Annick {prop}  :: female given name, from a Breton diminutive of Anne
Annie {prop}  :: female given name
annihiler {v}  :: to annihilate (to reduce to nothing, to destroy, to eradicate)
anniversaire {m}  :: anniversary
anniversaire {m}  :: birthday
annélidé {m}  :: annelid
annélide {m}  :: annelid
annonce {f}  :: advertisement
annoncer {v} [card games]  :: To declare
annoncer {v}  :: to announce
annoncer {v}  :: to approach
annoncer {v}  :: to predict, foretell
annoncer {v}  :: to show
annonceur {m}  :: advertiser
annonceur {m}  :: (sports) announcer, commentator
annonciateur {adj}  :: presaging, heralding, precursory
annonciateur {m}  :: annunciator
annonciation {f}  :: annunciation, announcement
Annonciation {prop}  :: Annunciation
annotateur {m}  :: annotator; someone who adds annotations to a text
annotation {f}  :: annotation
annoter {v}  :: to annotate
annuaire {m}  :: annual; year book (yearly publication)
annuaire {m}  :: directory
annuaire téléphonique {m}  :: telephone directory, phone book
annuel {adj}  :: annual, yearly
annuellement {adv}  :: annually, yearly
annuité {m}  :: annuity
annulaire {adj}  :: annular, ring-shaped
annulaire {m}  :: ring finger
annulation {f}  :: cancellation, revocation
annuler {v}  :: to cancel (to invalidate, to annul)
annulène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: annulene
anoblir {vt}  :: to ennoble, to knight (to bestow nobility, knighthood or a similar title upon somebody)
anoblissement {m}  :: ennoblement
anode {f}  :: anode (the electrode through which current flows into a device or cell)
anodin {adj}  :: anodyne
anodin {adj}  :: trivial
anodinement {adv}  :: anodynely
anodinement {adv}  :: trivially
anodique {adj}  :: anodic
anodisé {adj}  :: anodized
anodisation {f}  :: anodization
anodiser {vt}  :: To anodize
anomalie {f}  :: anomaly
anomalie {f} [astronomy]  :: anomaly
anomie {f}  :: anomie
anomère {m} [organic chemistry]  :: anomer
anonymat {m}  :: anonymity
anonyme {adj}  :: anonymous
anonyme {m}  :: anonym
anonymement {adv}  :: anonymously
anonymie {f}  :: anonymity
anonymisation {f}  :: anonymization (act of making anonymous)
anonymiser {v}  :: anonymize (to render anonymous)
anonymité {f}  :: anonymity
anorexie {f}  :: anorexia
anorexique {adj}  :: anorexic
anorexique {mf}  :: anorexic person
anorgasmie {f}  :: anorgasmia
anormal {adj}  :: abnormal
anormalement {adv}  :: abnormally
anormalité {f}  :: abnormality (state of being abnormal)
anosmie {f}  :: anosmia
anosmique {adj}  :: anosmic
anosmique {mf}  :: anosmic
aïnou {m}  :: Ainu (language)
anoxie {f}  :: anoxia (condition in which a tissue or environment is totally deprived of oxygen)
anoxique {adj}  :: anoxic
anse {f}  :: A handle, part of an object to be hand-held when used or moved
anse {f}  :: A hansa, system of collaborating port-states
anse {f}  :: A small bay (body of water)
anse {f} [geometry]  :: An arc segment, from which an object is suspended
anser {vt}  :: to fix a handle (to)
anspect {m}  :: handspike
anæsthésie {f}  :: obsolete form of anesthésie
anæsthésique {adj}  :: obsolete form of anesthésique
anæsthésique {f}  :: obsolete form of anesthésique
anœstrus {m}  :: anestrus/anoestrus
anté- {prefix}  :: ante-; pre-
-ant {suffix}  :: -ing; suffix denoting the present participle of a verb
-ant {suffix} [rare]  :: A suffix deriving adjectives from words other than verbs
-ant {suffix}  :: Used to form nouns and adjectives out of verbs
antagonique {adj}  :: antagonistic
antagonisme {m}  :: antagonism
antagoniste {adj}  :: antagonistic; antagonising
antagoniste {m}  :: antagonist
antalgique {adj} [medicine]  :: analgesic
antalgique {m} [medicine]  :: analgesic, painkiller
antan {m} [archaic]  :: last year
antan {m}  :: yesteryear, the old days
antarctique {adj}  :: antarctic
Antarctique {prop}  :: Antarctica
antécédemment {adv}  :: At an earlier point; previously, antecedently
antécédent {adj}  :: antecedent, preceding
antécédent {m}  :: antecedent (any thing that precedes another thing)
antécédent {m} [grammar]  :: antecedent
antéchrist {m} [Christianity]  :: antichrist (someone that works against the teachings of Christ)
antédiluvien {adj}  :: antediluvian (all meanings)
-ante {suffix}  :: feminine form of -ant
antenne {f}  :: antenna (equipment to pick up an electrical signal)
antenne {f}  :: antenna (feeler organ on the head of an insect)
antenne {f}  :: branch, outlet
antenne de police {f} [France]  :: police box (small police station)
anthanthrène {m} [organic compound]  :: anthanthrene
antéhistorique {adj}  :: prehistoric
anthocyane {f} [organic compound]  :: anthocyanin
anthocyanidine {f} [organic compound]  :: anthocyanidin
anthologie {f}  :: anthology
anthracène {m} [organic compound]  :: anthracene
anthranilique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: anthranilic
anthrène {f}  :: carpet beetle (of genus Anthrenus)
anthropique {adj}  :: anthropic
anthropiquement {adv}  :: anthropically
anthropisation {f}  :: anthropization
anthropiser {v}  :: to anthropize
anthropocentrique {adj}  :: anthropocentric
anthropocentriquement {adv}  :: anthropocentrically
anthropocentrisme {m}  :: anthropocentrism
anthropoïde {mf}  :: anthropoid
anthropogénique {adj}  :: anthropogenic
anthropologie {f}  :: anthropology (the study of humanity)
anthropologique {adj}  :: anthropological
anthropologiquement {adv}  :: anthropologically
anthropologue {mf}  :: anthropologist
anthropomorphe {adj}  :: anthropomorphic
anthropomorphique {adj}  :: anthropomorphic
anthropomorphisme {m}  :: anthropomorphism
anthropométrique {adj}  :: anthropometric
anthropophage {adj}  :: man-eating, cannibalistic
anthropophage {mf}  :: man-eater, cannibal
anthropophagie {f}  :: cannibalism, anthropophagy
anthropopithèque {m}  :: anthropopithecus
antiadhésif {adj}  :: non-stick
antialcoolique {adj}  :: antialcohol, temperance (attributive)
antiallergique {adj}  :: antiallergenic
antiallergique {m}  :: antiallergen
antiaméricain {adj}  :: anti-American
antiaméricain {m}  :: anti-American
antiaméricanisme {m}  :: anti-Americanism
antiandrogène {m}  :: antiandrogen
anti-aérien {adj}  :: air-raid (shelter)
anti-aérien {adj}  :: anti-aircraft (weapon)
antiatomique {adj}  :: antiatomic (protecting against such radiation)
anti-avortement {m}  :: anti-abortion
antibactérien {adj}  :: antibacterial
antibactérien {m}  :: antibacterial
antibiotique {adj}  :: antibiotic
antibiotique {m}  :: antibiotic
antibois {adj}  :: of or relating to Antibes, a town in France
Antibois {m}  :: person from Antibes
Antiboise {f}  :: feminine form of Antibois
antibrouillard {adj}  :: antifog
antibruit {adj}  :: antinoise (that muffles sound)
antibuée {adj}  :: antimisting
anticalcaire {adj}  :: anti-scaling, anti-liming
anticancéreux {adj}  :: anticancer
anticapitaliste {adj}  :: anticapitalist
anticapitaliste {mf}  :: anticapitalist
anticasseur {adj}  :: anti-demonstrator(s)
antichambre {f}  :: antechamber, anteroom
antichar {adj}  :: antitank
antichoc {adj}  :: shockproof (able to withstand shocks)
anticipation {f}  :: anticipation
anticiper {v}  :: to anticipate
anticlérical {adj}  :: anticlerical
anticolonialisme {m}  :: anticolonialism
anticolonialiste {adj}  :: anticolonialist
anticolonialiste {mf}  :: anticolonialist
anticonceptionnel {adj}  :: contraceptive
anticonformisme {m}  :: nonconformism
anticonformiste {adj}  :: nonconformist
anticonstitutionnel {adj}  :: unconstitutional (contrary to the constitution)
anticonstitutionnellement {adv}  :: anticonstitutionally
anticonvulsivant {adj}  :: anticonvulsant
anticopie {adj}  :: anticopying
anticorps {m} [physiology]  :: antibody
anticrise {adj}  :: anticrisis
anticrénelage {m} [computing]  :: anti-aliasing
anticyclone {m} [meteorology]  :: a high pressure zone, an anticyclone
antidater {vt}  :: To backdate
antidémocratique {adj}  :: antidemocratic
antidopage {adj}  :: antidoping
antidote {m}  :: Antidote
antidouleur {adj}  :: pain killing
antidouleur {m}  :: pain killer
antidépresseur {m}  :: antidepressant
antidérapant {adj}  :: nonskid, antiskid
antidrogue {adj}  :: antidrug
antidétonant {adj}  :: antiknock, antidetonation
antien {adj}  :: obsolete form of ancien
antienne {f}  :: chant, refrain
antienne {f} [religion]  :: antiphony
antifasciste {adj}  :: antifascist (opposed to fascism)
antiferromagnétique {adj} [physics]  :: antiferromagnetic
antifisc {adj}  :: antitax (opposed to taxes)
antifongique {adj}  :: antifungal
antifongique {m} [medicine]  :: antifungal
anti-âge {adj}  :: antiaging
antigel {m}  :: antifreeze
antigène {m}  :: antigen
antigénique {adj}  :: antigenic
antigouvernemental {adj}  :: antigovernmental
antigrippal {adj}  :: antiflu
Antigua-et-Barbuda {prop}  :: Antigua and Barbuda
antiguerre {adj}  :: alternative form of anti-guerre
anti-guerre {adj}  :: anti-war
antihistaminique {m} [medicine]  :: antihistamine
antihémorragique {adj}  :: antihemorrhagic
antihoraire {adj}  :: anticlockwise
antihéros {m}  :: antihero
antihypertenseur {adj}  :: antihypertensive
antihypertenseur {m}  :: antihypertensive (agent that prevents or counteracts hypertension)
antihypertensif {m}  :: antihypertensive (agent that prevents or counteracts hypertension)
antijeu {m}  :: unsportsmanlike conduct, unsporting behaviour
antijudaïsme {m}  :: antijudaism
antijuif {adj}  :: antijewish
antillais {adj}  :: Antillean
Antillais {m}  :: Antillean (somone from the Antilles)
Antillaise {f}  :: feminine form of Antillais
Antilles néerlandaises {prop}  :: The Netherlands Antilles
antilogue {adj} [mineralogy, electricity]  :: antilogue
antilope {m}  :: antelope
antimatière {f}  :: antimatter
antiémeute {adj}  :: anti-riot
antimicrobien {adj}  :: antimicrobial
antimicrobien {m}  :: antimicrobial
antimilitarisme {m}  :: antimilitarism
antimilitariste {adj}  :: antimilitarist
antimite {m}  :: moth repellent, mothproofer
antimoine {m}  :: antimony
antimondialisation {f}  :: antiglobalization
antimondialiste {adj}  :: antiglobalization (attributive)
antimondialiste {mf}  :: antiglobalist
antimonié {adj}  :: antimoniated
antimonieux {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: antimonious
antimoniure {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: antimonide
antinoir {adj}  :: antiblack
antinomique {adj}  :: antonymous
antinomiquement {adv}  :: antonymously
antinucléaire {adj}  :: antinuclear
Antioche {prop}  :: Antiochus
antioxydant {adj} [chemistry]  :: antioxidant (attributive)
antioxydant {m} [chemistry]  :: antioxidant
antipaludéen {adj} [medicine]  :: antimalarial
antipaludéen {m} [medicine]  :: antimalarial (drug)
antiparallélogramme {m}  :: antiparallelogram
antiparticule {f} [particle]  :: antiparticle
antipathie {f}  :: antipathy, dislike
antipathique {adj}  :: antipathic
antipelliculaire {adj}  :: antidandruff
antiphrase {f}  :: antiphrasis
antipode {m}  :: antipode
antipode {m}  :: opposite
antipodiste {mf}  :: antipodist
antipoison {adj}  :: anti-poison
antipoison {m}  :: antidote
antipoliomyélitique {adj}  :: anti-polio
antiprotectionniste {adj}  :: antiprotectionist, free trade (attributive)
antiproton {m} [physics]  :: antiproton
antipsychiatrie {f}  :: antipsychiatry
antipyrétique {m}  :: antipyretic (medication that reduces fever)
antiquaire {mf}  :: antiquer
antiquark {m} [particle]  :: antiquark
antique {adj}  :: ancient
antique {adj}  :: relating to the Antiquity
antiquement {adv}  :: anciently, long ago
antiquité {f}  :: antique (object from old times)
antiquité {f}  :: antiquity; ancientness
antiquité {f}  :: old days
antirabique {adj}  :: anti-rabies
antirachitique {adj}  :: antirachitic
antirachitisme {adj}  :: antirachitic
antiracisme {m}  :: antiracism
antiraciste {adj}  :: antiracist
antiradicalaire {adj} [chemistry]  :: antiradical, antioxidant
antiradicalaire {m} [chemistry]  :: antiradical, antioxidant
antireflet {adj}  :: antireflective, antiglare
antireligieux {adj}  :: antireligious
antiride {adj}  :: antiwrinkle
antirouille {adj}  :: antirust
antirépublicain {adj}  :: antirepublican
antisèche {f} [France]  :: cheat sheet (a sheet of paper used to assist on a test)
antiscorbutique {adj}  :: antiscorbutic
antiscorbutique {m}  :: antiscorbutic
antisens {m} [genetics]  :: antisense
antisepsie {f}  :: antisepsis
antiseptique {adj}  :: antiseptic (capable of preventing microbial infection)
antiseptique {m}  :: antiseptic (substance that inhibits the growth of microorganisms)
antisida {adj}  :: anti-AIDS
antisionisme {m}  :: anti-Zionism
antisismique {adj}  :: earthquake-proof/-resistant
antisémite {adj}  :: anti-Semitic
antisémitisme {m}  :: antisemitism
anti-sémitisme {m}  :: anti-Semitism (Prejudice or hostility against Jews)
antisocial {adj}  :: antisocial
antispasmodique {adj} [medicine]  :: antispasmodic
antispasmodique {m} [medicine]  :: antispasmodic
antisportif {adj}  :: anti-sport
antisportif {adj}  :: unsporting
antistérilité {adj}  :: anti-sterility (attributive)
antistérilité {adj}  :: fertility (attributive)
antisudorifique {adj}  :: antiperspirant
antisudorifique {m}  :: antiperspirant
antisymétrique {adj} [mathematics]  :: antisymmetric
antisystème {adj}  :: anti-establishment
antitabac {adj}  :: anti-smoking (opposing smoking)
antiterrorisme {m}  :: antiterrorism
antiterroriste {adj}  :: antiterrorist
antithèse {f}  :: antithesis
antithétique {adj}  :: antithetical
antitétanique {adj} [medicine]  :: anti-tetanus
antituberculeux {adj}  :: antitubercular
antitussif {adj}  :: antitussive
antitussif {m}  :: antitussive, cough mixture
antivariolique {adj}  :: antivariolous, antismallpox
antivenimeux {adj}  :: antivenin (attributive)
antiviral {adj}  :: antiviral
antivol {adj}  :: antitheft
antivol {m}  :: antitheft device
antixérophtalmique {adj}  :: anti-xerophthalmic
anténatal {adj}  :: antenatal
Antoine {prop}  :: French surname
Antoine {prop}  :: male given name, equivalent to the English-language Anthony
Antoinette {prop}  :: female given name, a feminine diminutive form of Antoine
antonin {adj}  :: Antonine
antonomase {f}  :: antonomasia (figure of speech)
antonyme {m}  :: antonym (word which has the opposite meaning)
antépénultième {adj}  :: antepenultimate (two before the last)
antre {m} [anatomy]  :: antrum
antre {m}  :: cave
antre {m}  :: den, lair
antérieur {adj}  :: preceding, anterior
antérieur {adj}  :: previous
antérieurement {adv}  :: before
antérieurement {adv}  :: previously
antériorité {f}  :: precedence (in time), anteriority
anurie {f} [pathology]  :: anuria
anus {m} [anatomy]  :: anus
anusvara {m}  :: anusvara
Anvers {prop}  :: Antwerp (city)
Anvers {prop}  :: Antwerp (province of Belgium)
anversois {adj}  :: from Antwerp; Antwerpian
Anversois {m}  :: someone from Antwerp; Antwerpian
anévrisme {m} [medicine]  :: aneurysm (abnormal blood-filled swelling)
anévrysme {m}  :: alternative form of anévrisme
anxieusement {adv}  :: anxiously
anxieusement {adv}  :: apprehensively
anxieux {adj}  :: anxious
anxieux {adj}  :: apprehensive
anxiogène {adj}  :: worrisome (causing worry; perturbing or vexing)
anxiolytique {adj}  :: anxiolytic
anxiolytique {m} [pharmacology]  :: anxiolytic
anxiété {f}  :: anxiety
anxiété {f} [pathology]  :: anxiety
A. O. {initialism}  :: Afrique orientale (East Africa), used as an overprint on stamps of Belgian Congo in 1918 for use in Belgian occupied German East Africa
AOC {abbr}  :: appellation d'origine contrôlée
aïoli {interj} [Marseille slang]  :: yo; respect
aïoli {m}  :: aioli
açoréen {adj}  :: Azorean
Açoréen {m}  :: Azorean
Açores {prop}  :: Azores
açorien {adj}  :: alternative form of açoréen
Açorien {m}  :: alternative form of Açoréen
aorte {f}  :: aorta
aortique {adj}  :: aortic
aortocoronarien {adj}  :: coronary artery (attributive)
Aoste {prop}  :: Aosta
aostois {adj}  :: Aostan
Aostois {m}  :: Aostan
août {m}  :: August
aoûtien {m} [colloquial]  :: someone who goes on holiday in August
aoust {m}  :: archaic spelling of août
aout {m}  :: alternative spelling of août
AP {abbr}  :: Awyer
AP {abbr}  :: Apalesarsoiär (Andorran commune)
AP {abbr}  :: Apará (Andorran commune)
AP {abbr}  :: Apples CH (Swiss commune)
AP {abbr}  :: Árouesa (Andorran commune)
Apache {prop}  :: Apache (city)
Apache {prop}  :: Apache (server)
Apache {prop}  :: Apache (tribe)
apaisement {m}  :: calming down; appeasement
apaiser {vt}  :: to mollify; to appease, pacify, calm
aparté {m}  :: aside, stage whisper
aparté {m}  :: secret conversation
apartheid {m}  :: apartheid (any policy of racial separation)
apartheid {m} [history]  :: apartheid (racial separation in South Africa from 1948 to 1990)
apathie {f}  :: apathy
apathique {adj}  :: apathetic
apathiquement {adv}  :: apathetically
apatride {adj}  :: stateless (without a state or nationality)
apax {m} [linguistics, rare]  :: alternative spelling of hapax
Apennins {prop}  :: Apennines
apens {m}  :: only used in the term guet-apens
aperceveur {m}  :: glimpser (someone who glimpses)
apercevoir {v}  :: to see, to glimpse, to catch sight of
apert {adj} [archaic, literary]  :: clear, manifest, obvious
apertement {adv} [obsolete]  :: openly
aperçu {m}  :: glance, glimpse
aperçu {m}  :: insight, hint
aperçu {m}  :: overview
aperçu {m}  :: preview
aperçu {m}  :: rough estimate
aperçu {m}  :: sketch, outline, summary
aperçu {m}  :: view
apesanteur {m}  :: weightlessness
apeuré {adj}  :: frightened, afraid
apeurer {v}  :: to be frightened, to be in fear
aphasie {f}  :: aphasia (pathological speech disorder)
aphicide {m}  :: aphicide
aphélie {m}  :: aphelion (the point in the elliptical orbit of a planet where it is farthest from the sun)
aphone {adj}  :: voiceless
aphorisme {m}  :: aphorism
aphærese {f}  :: obsolete form of aphérèse
aphrodisiaque {adj}  :: aphrodisiac (intensifying sexual desire)
aphrodisiaque {m}  :: aphrodisiac
Aphrodite {prop} [Greek god]  :: Aphrodite (goddess)
aphte {m}  :: mouth ulcer
aphteux {adj}  :: aphthous
API {m}  :: API
API {prop}  :: IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet)
apico- {prefix}  :: apico- (all meanings)
apicole {adj} [beekeeping]  :: apicultural [attributive]
apiculteur {m}  :: beekeeper
apicultrice {f}  :: feminine form of apiculteur
apiculture {f}  :: apiculture
apitoiement {m}  :: compassion, pity, mercy, sympathy
apitoyer {vr}  :: to feel sorry for
apitoyer {v}  :: to make (someone) feel pity for (something)
aplanir {v}  :: to level, even out
aplat {m}  :: a flat area
aplat {m} [printing]  :: a tint area
aplati {adj}  :: flattened
aplatir {v}  :: to flatten (to make something flat)
aplatissement {m}  :: flattening
APN {m}  :: initialism of appareil photo numérique (digital camera)
apnée {f}  :: apnea
apnée {f}  :: free-diving
apocalyptique {adj}  :: apocalyptic
apocoper {v}  :: to apocopate
apocrite {m}  :: Any insects of the suborder Apocrita
apocryphe {adj}  :: apocryphal (of doubtful authenticity)
apodictique {adj}  :: apodictic
apodictiquement {adv}  :: apodictically
apogée {m} [astronomy]  :: apogee (a point in an orbit around the Earth)
apolaire {adj}  :: apolar, nonpolar
apolitique {adj}  :: apolitical (having no interest in politics)
Apollon {prop}  :: Apollo (god)
Apollonie {prop}  :: Apollonia
apologie {f}  :: apology (formal justification, defence)
apologiste {m}  :: apologist
apologétique {adj}  :: apologetic
aponévrotique {adj}  :: aponeurotic
apophonie {f}  :: apophony (alternation of sounds within a word)
aposiopèse {f}  :: aposiopesis, reticence
apostasie {f}  :: apostasy
apostat {m}  :: apostate
apostolat {m}  :: apostolate
apostolique {adj}  :: apostolic
apostoliquement {adv}  :: apostolically
apostrophe {f} [orthography]  :: apostrophe
apostrophe {f} [rhetoric]  :: apostrophe
apostropher {vt}  :: To apostrophize
apostropher {vt}  :: To speak sharply or harshly at
apothicaire {m} [historical]  :: apothecary
apothicairerie {f} [historical]  :: apothecary store
apothéose {f}  :: apotheosis
apothéoser {vt}  :: to apotheosize
Appalaches {prop}  :: Appalachians
appalachien {adj}  :: Appalachian
apparaitre {v}  :: alternative spelling of apparaître
apparat {m}  :: pomp, ceremony
apparaître {v}  :: to appear (become visible)
apparaître {v} [video games]  :: to spawn
appareil {m} [anatomy]  :: a system (of organs)
appareil {m}  :: apparatus
appareil {m}  :: camera (for photographs)
appareillage {m}  :: device, equipment
appareillage {m} [nautical]  :: casting off
appareiller {vi} [nautical]  :: to cast off
appareiller {vt}  :: to fit with a prosthesis
appareiller {vt}  :: to join or mix together
appareiller {vt}  :: to mate animals for breeding
appareiller {vt}  :: to prepare
appareil photo {m}  :: Camera (for still pictures)
appareil photo numérique {m}  :: A digital camera
apparemment {adv}  :: apparently (seemingly)
apparence {f}  :: appearance
apparent {adj}  :: apparent (all senses)
apparenté {adj}  :: related
apparentement {m}  :: similarity, apparentness
apparenter {vr} [~ à]  :: to resemble, be similar to
apparenter {vt}  :: to be related to
appariement {m}  :: coupling
appariement {m}  :: matching
apparier {vt} [of birds]  :: to couple or mate
apparier {vt}  :: to pair or match
appariteur {m}  :: attendant, porter, beadle, usher, verger, apparitor (especially at a university)
apparition {f}  :: appearance
apparition {f} [baseball]  :: plate appearance
apparition {f}  :: ghost
apparoir {vi}  :: to appear
apparoir {vi}  :: to be evident or manifest
appart {m}  :: apartment
appartement {m}  :: apartment, flat
appartenance {f}  :: belonging
appartenance {f}  :: membership
appartenir {vi}  :: (+ à) to belong to
appartenir {vi}  :: (+ à) to concern
appas {mp} [plurale tantum, literary]  :: charms
appauvri {adj}  :: impoverished
appauvrir {vt}  :: to impoverish
appauvrissement {m}  :: impoverishment
appel {m}  :: appeal
appel {m}  :: call
appelant {adj}  :: appellant
appelant {m}  :: appellant
appelant {m} [Quebec, no feminine]  :: A decoy for birdhunt
appelante {f}  :: feminine form of appelant
appel d'air {n} [figuratively]  :: knock-on effect
appel d'air {n}  :: through draught
appel d'offres {m} [commerce]  :: invitation to tender
appeler {vi}  :: to call (out)
appeler {vr}  :: to be called
appeler {vt}  :: to call for, summon
appeler {vt}  :: to call (out)
appeler {vt}  :: to call, phone, ring
appeler un chat un chat {v} [idiomatic]  :: To call something what it is; to call a spade a spade
appellation {f}  :: call (instance of calling out)
appellation {f}  :: name; appellation
appellation contrôlée {f} [informal]  :: A synonym of the official term “appellation d’origine contrôlée
appellation d'origine contrôlée {f}  :: The French governmental certification granted to certain French geographical indications for wines, cheeses, butters, and other agricultural products
appendice {m}  :: gloss=text added to the end of a book or an article
appendice {m}  :: appendix (vermiform appendix)
appendicite {f}  :: appendicitis (inflammation of the vermiform appendix)
appentis {m}  :: lean-to, shed, appentice, pentice, pent, penthouse
appertisation {f}  :: appertisation
appertiser {vt}  :: to can [food]
appesantir {vr} [s'appesantir sur]  :: to condemn
appesantir {vr}  :: to get bogged down (with)
appesantir {v}  :: to dull
appesantir {vt}  :: to weigh down
applaudimètre {m}  :: clapometer (an audience reaction monitor)
applaudir {v}  :: applaud (to express approval by clapping)
applaudissement {m} [chiefly, in the plural]  :: applause, clapping
appli {f}  :: app
applicable {adj}  :: applicable
applicateur {m}  :: applicator
applicatif {adj}  :: applicative
application {f}  :: application
application {f} [mathematics]  :: mapping
appliquer {vr} [~ à]  :: to apply to, to be applicable to
appliquer {vr}  :: to apply one's effort to something, to try hard, to dedicate oneself
appliquer {vt}  :: to apply, to employ, to make use of
appliquer {vt}  :: to apply, to put something on something else
appliquette {f}  :: applet (a small program module that runs under the control of a larger application)
appointé {adj}  :: appointed
appointé {adj}  :: salaried
appointement {m} [chiefly, in the plural]  :: stipend, pay, salary
appontage {m}  :: landing (of an aircraft on an aircraft carrier)
appontement {m}  :: landing stage, pier, wharf
apponter {vi}  :: to land [on an aircraft carrier]
apport {m}  :: contribution, input
apporter {v}  :: to bring about (change, revolution)
apporter {v}  :: to bring (improvement, freedom etc.)
apporter {v}  :: to bring in (funding)
apporter {v}  :: to bring (something)
apporter {v}  :: to give (support), to give, supply (explanation etc.)
apporter {v}  :: to take
apporteur {adj}  :: supporting (financially)
apposer {v} [legal]  :: to stamp, sign
apposer {vt}  :: to put up, stick up, attach
appréciable {adj}  :: noticeable
appréciable {adj}  :: substantial
appréciation {f}  :: appreciation
apprécier {v}  :: to appreciate
apprendre {v}  :: to learn
apprendre {v}  :: to teach
apprenti {m}  :: apprentice, trainee
apprentie {f}  :: trainee, apprentice (female)
apprentissage {m}  :: apprenticeship
apprentissage {m}  :: learning
appréhender {v}  :: to apprehend
appréhender {v}  :: to catch
appréhender {v}  :: to dread
appréhensif {adj}  :: apprehensive
appréhension {f}  :: apprehension
appris {adj}  :: learnt
apprivoisement {f}  :: taming (of an animal etc)
apprivoiser {v}  :: to tame
approbateur {adj}  :: approving
approbatif {adj} [dated]  :: approving
approbation {f}  :: approval (permission)
approbativement {adv} [dated]  :: approvingly
approchant {adj}  :: oncoming, approaching
approchant {adj}  :: similar
approche {f}  :: approach
approcher {v}  :: to approach, to come close to, to move towards
approfondir {v}  :: to consider more thoroughly, to delve deeper into
approfondir {v}  :: to deepen
approfondissement {m}  :: deepening
approprié {adj}  :: appropriate
approprier {vr}  :: to make one's own
approprier {vr}  :: to seize, take
approprier {vt}  :: to adapt (something) to a situation
approuvable {adj}  :: approvable
approuver {v}  :: to approve (of)
approvisionnement {m}  :: supply, supplying, stocking up
approvisionner {v}  :: to supply; stock
approximé {adj}  :: approximated
approximatif {adj}  :: approximate (near correctness; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate;)
approximation {f}  :: approximation; an imprecise solution
approximativement {adv}  :: roughly, approximately
approximer {v}  :: to approximate (to carry or advance near; to cause to approach)
apprêt {m}  :: primer
apprêt {m}  :: priming
apprêter {vr} [followed by à]  :: to prepare for/to do, to get ready for/to do, to be about to do
apprêter {vt}  :: To prepare, to get ready
appât {m} [archaic]  :: (sexual) temptation
appât {m} [fishing]  :: bait
appât {m} [in the plural, literary]  :: charms
appât {m} [martial arts]  :: feint
appât {m} [obsolete]  :: lure
appétence {f}  :: appetence
appétent {adj}  :: palatable
appâter {v} [fishing]  :: to bait, lure
appétissant {adj}  :: appetizing
appétit {m}  :: appetite
appui {m}  :: support
appui-tête {m}  :: headrest (part of a seat)
appuyer {vr}  :: to put up with
appuyer {vr} [with sur/contre]  :: to lean (on/against)
appuyer {vr} [with sur]  :: to depend (on), to rely (on)
appuyer {vt}  :: to press, push
appuyer {vt}  :: to rest
appuyer {vt}  :: to support, to back
appuyer sur le champignon {v}  :: to step on it, step on the gas, put one's foot down
aprin {adv} [Canada]  :: by train
a priori {adj}  :: intuitively known, a priori
apéritif {m}  :: apéritif
apéritif géant {m}  :: A public drinking party
aprèm {mf}  :: afternoon
apéro {m}  :: apéritif (alcoholic drink served before a meal as an appetiser)
apéro {m}  :: apéritif (time before a meal when apéritifs are drunk)
apéro géant {m}  :: variant of apéritif géant
aprotique {adj} [chemistry]  :: aprotic
après {adv}  :: afterwards
après {prep}  :: after
après-demain {adv}  :: the day after tomorrow
après-guerre {m}  :: post-war years, post-war period (especially the eight years following World War II)
après la lettre {phrase} [engraving]  :: Lettered. "Épreuve, gravure après la lettre": a print made after the caption is added (lettered proof)
après la pluie, le beau temps {proverb}  :: Every cloud has a silver lining
après-midi {mf}  :: afternoon
après-rasage {m}  :: aftershave, a lotion for use after finishing shaving
après ski {m} [idiomatic]  :: A place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people
après-ski {m}  :: snowboot (a water-resistant type of footwear)
après tout {adv}  :: after all
apte {adj}  :: apt
apôtre {m}  :: apostle
aptère {adj}  :: apterous
aptère {m}  :: apteran
aptéryx {n}  :: kiwi (bird)
aptéryx {n}  :: kiwis
apurer {vt} [finance]  :: to balance (an account)
apyrène {adj} [of grapes etc]  :: seedless
aquacomplexe {m} [chemistry]  :: A complex formed by a compound when dissolved in water
aquaculture {f}  :: aquaculture
aquaphobie {f}  :: aquaphobia (fear of water)
aquaplanage {m}  :: aquaplaning
aquaplaning {m}  :: aquaplaning
aquarelle {f}  :: aquarelle
aquarelliste {mf}  :: watercolourist / watercolorist
aquarium {m}  :: aquarium
aquatique {adj}  :: aquatic (relating to water; living in or near water, taking place in water)
aqueduc {m}  :: aqueduct
aqueux {adj}  :: water, aqueous, aquatic
aquifère {m}  :: aquifer (an underground layer of water-bearing porous stone, earth, or gravel)
aquilin {adj}  :: aquiline
aquilon {m} [literary]  :: north wind
aquitain {adj} [attributive]  :: Aquitaine
Aquitaine {prop}  :: Aquitaine
aéré {adj}  :: (well-)ventilated, airy
ara {m}  :: macaw
arabe {adj}  :: Arabic
arabe {m}  :: Arabic language
Arabe {mf}  :: Arab (person)
arabe andalou {m}  :: Andalusian Arabic
arabe du coin {m} [derogatory]  :: Paki shop
arabe espagnol {m}  :: Andalusian Arabic
arabe égyptien {m}  :: The Egyptian Arabic language
arabesque {adj} [obsolete]  :: Arabic (relating to Arabic peoples)
arabesque {f}  :: arabesque
Arabie {prop}  :: Arabia
Arabie saoudite {prop}  :: Saudi Arabia
arabinogalactane {m} [carbohydrate]  :: arabinogalactan
arabique {adj}  :: Arabian
arabisation {f}  :: Arabization
arable {adj}  :: arable
arabophone {adj}  :: Arabic-speaking
arabophone {mf}  :: Arabic speaker
arachide {f}  :: groundnut, peanut, goober
arachidier {adj}  :: groundnut (attributive)
arachidique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: arachidic
arachidonique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: arachidonic
arachnéen {adj}  :: gossamer (attributive)
arachnéen {adj}  :: spider (attributive)
arachnide {m}  :: arachnid
arachnoïde {f}  :: arachnoid mater
arachnologie {f}  :: arachnology
arachnologiste {mf}  :: arachnologist
arachnophobie {f}  :: arachnophobia (an abnormal or irrational fear of spiders)
Aragon {prop}  :: Aragon (region of Spain)
aragonais {adj}  :: Aragonese (from Aragon)
aragonais {m}  :: Aragonese (language)
Aragonais {m}  :: Aragonese person
Aragonaise {f}  :: feminine form of Aragonais
araignée {f}  :: spider
araire {m}  :: ard, scratch plough
araméen {adj}  :: Aramaic (pertaining to the Aramaic language or culture)
araméen {m}  :: Aramaic language
Araméen {m}  :: Aramaic (person)
Araméenne {f}  :: feminine form of Araméen
aramide {m}  :: aramid
aramon {m}  :: A variety of black grape from the South of France
aramon {m}  :: wine made from this grape variety
aranéide {m}  :: araneid
araser {vt}  :: to level, screed
araser {vt}  :: to plane
aérateur {m}  :: ventilator
aération {f}  :: Ventilation; airing out (of a space)
aratoire {adj}  :: ploughing (attributive)
araucaria {m}  :: monkey puzzle (tree of genus Araucaria)
arbalète {f} [skiing]  :: T-bar
arbalète {f} [weapons]  :: crossbow
arbalétrier {m}  :: crossbowman (someone equipped with a crossbow)
arbitrage {m}  :: arbitrage
arbitrage {m}  :: arbitration (the act or process of arbitrating)
arbitrage {m} [economics]  :: trade-off
arbitrage {m} [sports]  :: refereeing
arbitraire {adj}  :: arbitrary (determined by impulse)
arbitrairement {adv}  :: arbitrarily
arbitralement {adv}  :: arbitrally
arbitre {mf} [legal]  :: mediator, arbitrator
arbitre {mf} [sports]  :: referee
arbitrer {v}  :: to arbitrate
arbitrer {v}  :: to referee
arborer {v}  :: to fly, display (a flag)
arborer {v}  :: to sport (clothes, a badge etc.)
arborer {v}  :: to wear (a facial expression e.g. a smile, a frown)
arborescence {f}  :: arborescence
arborescent {adj}  :: arborescent
arboriculture {f}  :: arboriculture
arbouse {f}  :: arbutus berry
arbousier {m}  :: strawberry tree (gender Arbutus)
arbovirose {m} [pathology]  :: arbovirosis
arbre {m}  :: axle
arbre {m} [mechanics]  :: drive shaft
arbre {m}  :: tree (plant, diagram, anything in the form of a tree)
arbre à cames {n}  :: camshaft
arbre de Noël {m}  :: A Christmas tree, (usually conifer) tree set up during the Christmas holiday season
arbre généalogique {m}  :: family tree
arbre à pain {m}  :: breadfruit (tree)
arbre à palabres {m}  :: The talking tree. (The baobab tree, a symbol of communication in French-speaking West Africa)
arbrisseau {m}  :: bush; shrub
arbuste {m}  :: bush
arc {m}  :: arc (curve)
arc {m} [architecture]  :: arch
arc {m}  :: bow (weapon)
arc {m} [geometry]  :: arc, circular arc, circle segment
arcade {f} [anatomy]  :: arch, ridge
arcade {f} [architecture]  :: arcade
arcade {f} [gaming]  :: arcade
arcade sourcilière {f} [anatomy]  :: supraorbital ridge
Arcadie {prop}  :: Arcadia
arcadien {adj}  :: Arcadian (relating to Arcadia)
Arcadien {m}  :: Arcadian (inhabitant of ancient Arcadia)
Arcadienne {f}  :: feminine form of Arcadien
arcane {adj}  :: arcane, secret, mysterious
arcane {m} [chiefly, in the plural]  :: mysteries, arcanum
arc-boutant {m} [architecture]  :: flying buttress
arcboutant {m}  :: flying buttress
arcbouter {v}  :: alternative form of arc-bouter
arc-bouter {vr}  :: to press, lean, brace (à, contre [up] against)
arc-bouter {vr}  :: to stand firm (in opposition to someone)
arc-bouter {vt} [architecture]  :: to buttress
arc de courbe {m}  :: arc (of a circle)
arc de triomphe {m}  :: A triumphal arch, monumental arch commemorating a triumph, such as a military victory
arceau {m}  :: arc, arch, vault
arc-en-ciel {adj}  :: rainbow
arc-en-ciel {m}  :: rainbow
archal {m} [rare]  :: brass
archange {m}  :: archangel
archaïque {adj}  :: archaic
archaïquement {adv}  :: archaically
archaïsant {adj}  :: archaic
archaïsant {adj}  :: archaistic
archaïsant {m}  :: archaist
archaïsme {m}  :: archaism
archée {f} [biology]  :: archaean
arche {f} [architecture]  :: arch
arche {f}  :: ark (Noah's ship)
archer {m}  :: archer
archer à cheval {m}  :: horse archer, mounted archer
archet {m}  :: bow (rod used for playing stringed instruments)
archevêché {m}  :: archbishopric, archdiocese
archevêché {m}  :: archbishop's palace
archevêque {m}  :: archbishop
archi- {prefix}  :: arch- (used for intensiveness)
archibondé {adj} [informal]  :: packed, chock-a-block
archicélèbre {adj}  :: ultrafamous, superfamous
archiconnu {adj}  :: extremely well-known
archiconnu {adj}  :: hackneyed
archidiacre {m}  :: archdeacon
archidiocèse {m}  :: archdiocese
archiduc {m}  :: archduke (high nobiliary title)
archiducal {adj}  :: archducal
archiduchesse {f}  :: archduchess
archie {f}  :: principle
-archie {suffix}  :: -archy
archifaux {adj}  :: Extremely wrong
archimandrite {m}  :: archimandrite
archimillionnaire {adj}  :: Very, very rich
archimillionnaire {mf}  :: multimillionnaire
archipel {m}  :: archipelago
archiépiscopal {adj}  :: archiepiscopal
archiplein {adj}  :: packed (filled with a large number or quantity of something)
archiprêtre {m}  :: archpriest
archisimple {adj}  :: Extremely simple or easy
architecte {mf}  :: architect (a designer of buildings)
architectonique {adj}  :: architectonic
architectonique {f}  :: architectonics
architectoniquement {adv}  :: architectonically
architectural {adj}  :: architectural
architecturalement {adv}  :: architecturally
architecture {f}  :: architecture
architecturer {v}  :: to architect
architransème {m} [translation studies]  :: an architranseme
archivage {m}  :: archiving
archivage {m}  :: filing
archive {f}  :: A piece of archive, a document kept for historical interest
archiver {v}  :: to archive
Archélaüs {prop}  :: Archelaus
archéo- {prefix}  :: archaeo-, archeo-
archéoastronome {m} [astronomy]  :: archaeoastronomer
archéoastronomie {f} [astronomy]  :: archaeoastronomy
archæologie {f}  :: obsolete form of archéologie
archéologie {f}  :: archaeology (scientific study of past remains)
archæologique {adj}  :: obsolete form of archéologique
archéologique {adj}  :: archaeological (relating to the science or research of archaeology)
archéologiquement {adv}  :: archaeologically
archæologue {mf}  :: obsolete form of archéologue
archéologue {mf}  :: archaeologist (someone who is skilled, professes or practices archaeology)
archéomagnétisme {m}  :: archaeomagnetism / archeomagnetism
archéométrie {f}  :: archeometry
archonte {m} [historical]  :: archon
archétypal {adj}  :: archetypal
archétype {adj}  :: archetypal
archétype {m}  :: archetype
arc long anglais {m}  :: longbow
arc à poulies {m} [weapons]  :: compound bow
arctique {adj} [geography]  :: Arctic (pertaining to or of the Arctic)
Arctique {prop}  :: Arctic (northern region of the world)
-ard {suffix}  :: Used primarily to form pejoratives, diminutives, and nouns representing or belonging to a particular class or sort
Ardèche {prop}  :: Ardèche (department)
Ardèche {prop}  :: Ardèche (river)
ardéchois {adj}  :: from Ardèche
Ardéchois {m}  :: Someone from Ardèche
ardemment {adv}  :: ardently
Ardennes {prop}  :: Ardennes
ardent {adj}  :: burning; ablaze; aflame
ardent {adj}  :: fervent; passionate
ardeur {f} [figurative]  :: ardour, fervour, passion
ardeur {f}  :: intense heat
ardillon {m}  :: tongue (of buckle)
ardûment {adv}  :: arduously, difficultly
ardûment {adv}  :: steeply
ardoise {f}  :: a small, portable chalkboard
ardoise {f} [figuratively]  :: an unpaid bill
ardoise {f}  :: slate
ardu {adj} [figuratively]  :: arduous, needing or using up much energy, difficult
ardu {adj} [literally]  :: steep, hence hard to climb
are {m}  :: An are
aérer {v}  :: to air, to aerate
aréflexie {f}  :: areflexia
arganier {m}  :: argan
argenté {adj}  :: silver (having a color/colour like silver)
argent {m}  :: money
argent {m}  :: silver
argent {m} [tincture]  :: argent (white in heraldry)
argent de poche {m}  :: pocket money
argenter {v}  :: to silverize (coat with silver)
argenterie {f}  :: silver cutlery, silverware
argentin {adj}  :: Argentine (from Argentina)
argentin {adj}  :: silvery
Argentin {m}  :: Argentinian, someone from Argentina
Argentine {f}  :: feminine form of Argentin
Argentine {prop}  :: Argentina
argentinien {adj}  :: Argentinian
argentique {adj}  :: argentic (containing silver)
argentique {adj} [photography]  :: silver
argüer {v}  :: alternative spelling of arguer
argile {f}  :: clay
argileux {adj}  :: clayey
argon {m}  :: argon
argot {m}  :: cant (secret language)
argot {m}  :: slang
argotique {adj}  :: slang (attributive)
argotiquement {adv}  :: With the use of slang
argouse {f}  :: the fruit of the sea buckthorn
argousier {m}  :: sea buckthorn
argousin {m} [archaic, slang]  :: rozzer, copper
arguer {v}  :: to argue
arguer {v}  :: to deduce (arrive at a conclusion)
argument {m}  :: argument
argumentaire {m}  :: sales pitch (set of arguments meant to convince a buyer)
argumentation {f}  :: argument (process of reasoning)
argumenter {v}  :: to argue (have an argument)
argutie {f} [chiefly, in the plural]  :: quibble
argutieusement {adv}  :: quibblingly
argutieux {adj}  :: quibbling
Argœuves {prop}  :: Argœuves
argyrisme {m} [pathology]  :: argyrism (silver poisoning)
arhythmique {adj}  :: arhythmic
Ariane {prop}  :: female given name
Ariane {prop} [Greek mythology]  :: Ariadne
arianisme {m}  :: Arianism (heretical doctrine)
aride {adj}  :: arid (very dry)
aridité {f}  :: aridity
aridité {f}  :: barrenness
aérien {adj}  :: aerial (of, or in, the air)
aérien {adj} [attributive]  :: air
aériennement {adv}  :: aerially
aériennement {adv}  :: in the air
Ariège {prop}  :: Ariège
ariégeois {adj}  :: of, from, or relating to, Ariège (the French department)
arioso {adv} [music]  :: in an arioso style
Aristarque {prop}  :: Aristarchus
Aristobule {prop}  :: Aristobulus
aristocrate {adj}  :: aristocratic
aristocrate {mf}  :: aristocrat, noble
aristocratie {f}  :: An aristocracy
aristocratique {adj}  :: aristocratic
aristocratiquement {adv}  :: aristocratically
aristoloche {f}  :: birthwort
Aristote {prop}  :: Aristotle
aristotélicien {adj}  :: Aristotelian
aristotélicien {m}  :: Aristotelian
aristotélisme {m}  :: Aristotelianism
arité {m}  :: arity (number of arguments)
arithmétique {f}  :: arithmetic (mathematics of numbers, etc.)
arithmétiquement {adv}  :: arithmetically (in an arithmetic manner)
Arles {prop}  :: Arles (city and commune in Provence, southern France)
Arlette {prop}  :: female given name
Arlon {prop}  :: Arlon
armé {adj}  :: armed (having weapons)
armagnac {m}  :: Armagnac (brandy)
Armand {prop}  :: male given name
armateur {m}  :: shipowner
armaturé {adj}  :: reinforced
armaturé {adj}  :: underwired (of clothing etc.)
armature {f}  :: framework (supportive structure)
armée {f} [military]  :: armed forces
armée {f} [military]  :: army
arme {f}  :: a weapon, arms
arôme {m}  :: aroma
arme blanche {f}  :: weapon with a blade (literally: "white weapon")
arme de destruction massive {f}  :: weapon of mass destruction (a chemical, biological, radiological nuclear or other weapon that is designed to cause death or serious injury to large numbers of civilians)
armée de l'air {f} [military]  :: air force, air corps or flying corps ; literally army of the air, air army
armée de l'espace {f} [military]  :: space force, aerospace force ; literally army of space, space army
armée de mer {f} [military, archaic]  :: navy; literally army of the sea
armée de terre {f} [military]  :: army ; literally army of the land, land army
arme d'hast {f}  :: polearm
arme à feu {f}  :: firearm
Armel {prop}  :: male given name
Armelle {prop}  :: female given name, feminine form of Armel
armement {m}  :: armament
armement {m}  :: arming
armer {v}  :: to arm (equip with weapons)
armer {v}  :: to dub (a knight)
armet {m}  :: armet
armillaire {adj}  :: armillary
armistice {m}  :: armistice
Arménie {prop}  :: Armenia
arménien {adj}  :: Armenian
arménien {m}  :: Armenian language
Arménien {m}  :: Armenian (person)
arménien ancien {m} [language]  :: Old Armenian
arménien classique {m} [language]  :: Old Armenian
Arménienne {f}  :: feminine form of Arménien
Arménistan {prop}  :: Armenistan
armoire {f}  :: wardrobe (British), closet (US), a cabinet, taller than it is wide, for storing things.
armoiries {fp}  :: coat of arms
armoise {f}  :: mugwort
armoricain {adj}  :: Armorican
armorier {vt}  :: to emblazon [with arms]
Armorique {prop}  :: Armorica
armure {f}  :: armor
armurerie {f}  :: arms factory
armurerie {f}  :: gun shop
armurier {m}  :: armourer / armorer
armurier {m}  :: gunsmith
aréna {m} [Canada]  :: a hockey arena
arnaque {f} [colloquial]  :: con, rip-off
arnaquer {v}  :: to cheat
arnaquer {v}  :: to swindle, to dupe
arnaqueur {adj}  :: swindling; lying; cheating
arnaqueur {m}  :: swindler
arnaqueuse {f}  :: feminine form of arnaqueur
Arnaud {prop}  :: French surname
Arnaud {prop}  :: male given name, cognate to Arnold
arène {f}  :: arena
arène {m}  :: arene
arnica {f}  :: arnica
arénique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: arenic
aéro- {prefix}  :: aero-
arobase {f} [computing]  :: The at symbol, @
aérobic {m} [sports]  :: aerobics
aérobie {adj}  :: aerobic (of or relating to aerobics)
aérobie {adj} [biology]  :: aerobic
aérobique {adj}  :: aerobic
aérobiquement {adv}  :: aerobically
aérochimique {adj} [chemistry]  :: aerochemical
aéroclub {m}  :: aero club, flying club
aérodrome {m}  :: aerodrome
aérodynamique {adj}  :: aerodynamic
aérodynamique {f}  :: aerodynamics (the science of the dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases)
aérodynamiquement {adv}  :: aerodynamically
aérodyne {m}  :: aerodyne (heavier-than-air aircraft)
aérogare {f}  :: airport terminal
aéroglisseur {m}  :: hovercraft
aérogramme {m}  :: aerogram
aérographe {m}  :: airbrush
aérolite {m}  :: aerolite
aérolithe {m}  :: aerolite
aérologie {f}  :: aerology (branch of meteorology)
aéromancie {f}  :: aeromancy
aéromancien {m}  :: One who practises aeromancy; aeromancer
aromate {m} [chiefly, in the plural]  :: seasoning; herb; spice
aromathérapeute {mf}  :: aromatherapist
aromathérapie {f}  :: aromatherapy
aromaticité {f}  :: aromaticity (all senses)
aromatique {adj}  :: aromatic (all senses)
aromatiser {v}  :: to aromatize / aromatise
aræometre {m}  :: obsolete form of aréomètre
aéromodélisme {m}  :: aeromodelling
arçon {m} [horse riding]  :: A tree (wooden frame used in the construction of a saddle)
aéronaute {mf}  :: aeronaut
aéronautique {adj}  :: aeronautic, aeronautical
aéronef {m}  :: aircraft (machine capable of atmospheric flight)
aéronef {m}  :: spaceship
aéronomie {f}  :: aeronomy
Aréopage {prop}  :: Areopagus
aréopagite {adj}  :: Areopagite
aérophagie {f} [medicine]  :: aerophagy
aéroplane {m}  :: aeroplane
aéroporté {adj}  :: airlifted, transported by air
aéroport {m}  :: airport (place, company managing such a place)
aéroportuaire {adj}  :: airport (attributive use)
aéropostal {adj}  :: airmail (attributive)
aérosol {m}  :: aerosol
aérospatial {adj}  :: aerospace; aerospatial
aérostat {m}  :: aerostat
aérostation {f}  :: ballooning
aérostatique {adj}  :: aerostatic
aérotrain {m}  :: aerotrain, hovertrain
aroumain {m}  :: Aromanian language
arpent {m}  :: arpent
arpentage {m}  :: survey
arpentage {m}  :: surveying
arpenter {v}  :: to pace, to measure
arpenter {v}  :: to pace, to walk to and fro
arpenter {v}  :: to survey land
arpenteur {m}  :: surveyor
arpège {m} [music]  :: arpeggio
arquebuse {f}  :: arquebus (firearm)
arquer {vit}  :: to arc
arquer {vr} [s'arquer]  :: to arc (move in an arch shape)
arracache {f}  :: arracacha
arraché {m} [weightlifting]  :: snatch
arrachage {m}  :: lifting (of potatoes etc)
arrachage {m}  :: weeding
arrachement {m}  :: extracting, extraction
arrachement {m}  :: snatching, grabbing
arrachement {m}  :: uprooting
arracher {vp}  :: to fight over (something)
arracher {vp}  :: to tear oneself away (à from)
arracher {v}  :: to buy, snap up
arracher {v}  :: to extract, take out (a tooth)
arracher {v}  :: to pull off, rip off
arracher {v}  :: to uproot, pull up, tear out
arraisonnement {m} [nautical]  :: inspection
arraisonner {v} [nautical]  :: to arraign
arraisonner {v}  :: to hail (e.g. a taxicab)
arrangé {adj} [informal, of a person or thing]  :: Organized, neat
arranger {v} [colloquial]  :: to suit, to be convenient
arranger {vr}  :: To be set for
arranger {v}  :: to arrange
arrangeur {m} [music]  :: arranger
arrestation {f}  :: gloss=The act of arresting a criminal, suspect etc
arreu {adv}  :: everywhere
arreu {adv}  :: immediately
arreu {adv}  :: successively
arreu {m}  :: decoration
arreu {m}  :: harness for a horse
arrher {v}  :: to give down payment
arrhes {fp}  :: downpayment; deposit
arrimage {m}  :: stowage
arrimer {v}  :: to stow
arriéré {adj} [derogatory]  :: backwards (behind current trends)
arriéré {adj}  :: late (for work or debt)
arriéré {m}  :: arrear
arrière {adj}  :: back (near the rear)
arrière {m}  :: back; rear
arrière {m} [basketball]  :: shooting guard
arrière {m} [sports]  :: fullback
arrière-garde {f} [military]  :: rearguard
arrière-grand-mère {f}  :: great-grandmother
arrière-grand-parent {m}  :: great grandparent
arrière-grand-père {m}  :: great-grandfather (father of grandparent)
arrière-pays {m}  :: hinterland (land immediately next to a coast)
arrière-pensée {f}  :: doubt, reservation
arrière-pensée {f}  :: ulterior motive
arrière-petit-enfant {m}  :: great-grandchild (grandchild of someone’s child)
arrière-petit-fils {m}  :: great-grandson
arrière-plan {m}  :: background (part of picture)
arriérer {v}  :: to tarry (be late)
arrivage {m}  :: advent
arrivage {m}  :: arrival
arrivant {m}  :: arriver (one who arrives)
arrivée {f}  :: arrival
arrivederci {interj}  :: Farewell, goodbye, arrivederci et cetera
arriver {v}  :: to arrive (often followed by a location)
arriver {v}  :: to be able to, to manage (to do something successfully) (see also parvenir)
arriver {v}  :: to happen (unlike other translations of happen, can be used with an indirect object to specify something/somebody affected by the action)
arriver {v}  :: to obtain a level of success or fame
arrobe {f} [computing, rare]  :: The at symbol, @
arrogamment {adv}  :: arrogantly
arrogance {f}  :: Arrogance
arrogant {adj}  :: arrogant
arroger {vr}  :: to appropriate; to assume (a position, right etc.)
arrondi {adj}  :: rounded
arrondir {v}  :: to round (make round)
arrondissement {m}  :: Arrondissement
arrondissement {m} [Canada]  :: Arrondissement, a borough (submunicipal administrative division)
arrop i talladetes {n}  :: a conserve, made from grape must and other ingredients (namely talladetes), originally from Valencia in Spain
arrosage {m} [figurative]  :: bribery, bribe
arrosage {m}  :: watering (act of giving or adding water)
arroser {v}  :: to celebrate (with a drink)
arroser {v}  :: to grease someone's palm, to bribe
arroser {v}  :: to spray
arroser {v}  :: to sprinkle
arroser {v}  :: to squirt
arroser {v}  :: to water (e.g. plants)
arroseur {m}  :: waterer (someone who waters plants)
arroseuse {f}  :: water cart
arroseuse {f}  :: waterer (feminine of: arroseur)
arrosoir {m}  :: watering can
arrérages {n}  :: arrears
arrêt {m} [legal]  :: judgment, ruling
arrêt {m}  :: safety catch, stop button
arrêt {m}  :: stopping, checking, arrest (in development, growth, machinery etc.)
arrêt {m}  :: stop (place)
arrêt cardiaque {m}  :: cardiac arrest
arrêt-court {m} [baseball]  :: shortstop
arrêt de bus {m}  :: bus stop (a stop for public transport busses)
arrêt de jeu {m} [sports]  :: time-out
arrêter {vit}  :: To stop
arrêter {vr}  :: To come to a stop
arrêter {vt}  :: To arrest
arrêtoir {m}  :: keeper, valve ball
Arès {prop} [Greek god]  :: Ares
arsenal {m} [military, nautical]  :: arsenal
arsenic {m}  :: arsenic
arsenicage {m}  :: The use of arsenic compounds to remove parasites etc
arsenical {adj}  :: arsenical
arseniqué {adj}  :: arsenicated
arsirène {m} [organic compound]  :: arsirene
arsis {m}  :: arsis
Arsène {prop}  :: male given name
arsénié {adj}  :: arsenical (containing arsenic)
arséniate {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: arsenate
arsénical {adj}  :: arsenical
arsénicisme {m}  :: arsenic poisoning
arsénieux {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: arsenious
arsénique {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: arsenic (of oxidation state 5)
arsénite {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: arsenite
arséniure {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: arsenide
arsénobétaïne {f} [organic chemistry]  :: arsenobetaine
arsénolidine {m} [organic compound]  :: arsenolidine
arsénure {m}  :: alternative form of arséniure
arsouille {mf} [dated, colloquial]  :: ruffian
arsépane {m} [organic compound]  :: arsepane
arsphénamine {m} [organic compound]  :: arsphenamine
arsépine {m} [organic compound]  :: arsepine
arsétane {m} [organic compound]  :: arsetane
arsète {m} [organic compound]  :: arsete
art. {abbr}  :: abbreviation of article
art {m}  :: art (something pleasing to the mind)
Arétas {prop}  :: Aretas
artchi {m}  :: Archi (language)
arête {f} [architecture]  :: groin (of vault)
arête {f} [botany]  :: beard (of rye, barley etc.)
arête {f}  :: bridge of nose
arête {f}  :: edge (of an object); ridge, crest (of mountain)
arête {f} [graph theory]  :: edge
arête {f} [zoology]  :: bone (of a fish), fishbone
arthrite {f}  :: arthritis
arthrographie {f}  :: arthrography
arthromère {m} [entomology]  :: arthromere
arthropode {m}  :: arthropod
arthroscopie {f}  :: arthroscopy
arthrose {f}  :: osteoarthritis (inflammation of a joint)
Arthur {prop}  :: male given name
artichaut {m}  :: artichoke (plant, vegetable)
artichonade {f}  :: A traditional Provençal spreadable dish consisting of artichokes, garlic, olive oil and other herbs or spices
article {m}  :: article
article {m} [Canada]  :: section (of a law)
article {m}  :: joint, articulation
article défini {m} [grammar]  :: definite article
article indéfini {m} [grammar]  :: indefinite article
articulé {adj}  :: articulated
articulé {adj}  :: enunciated
articulaire {adj}  :: articular
articulaire {m}  :: articular bone (of reptiles and birds)
articulairement {adv}  :: articularly
articulation {f}  :: articulation (quality, clarity or sharpness of speech)
articulation {f}  :: joint (joint with freedom to rotate)
articulatoire {adj}  :: articulatory (of or pertaining to articulation; phonological)
articuler {v}  :: to join, articulate
articulément {adv}  :: distinctly
artifice {m}  :: artifice, trick, ploy
artifice {m} [literary]  :: device
artificiel {adj}  :: artificial
artificiellement {adv}  :: artificially
artificier {m} [military]  :: artificer
artificier {m}  :: pyrotechnist
artificieusement {adv}  :: artfully, deceitfully
artificieusement {adv}  :: slyly
artificieux {adj}  :: artful, deceitful
artificieux {adj}  :: wily, cunning, sly
artillerie {f}  :: artillery
artilleur {m}  :: gunner
artilleur {m} [soccer]  :: hitman (goalscorer)
artimon {m} [nautical]  :: mizzen
arétin {adj}  :: from or relating to Arrezzo, Italy
artisan {m}  :: artisan (manual worker)
artisan {m} [figuratively]  :: creator; innovator; inventor
artisanal {adj}  :: artisanal
artisanal {adj}  :: (often derogatory) makeshift
artisanalement {adv}  :: artisanally
artisanat {m}  :: craft industry
artisanat {m}  :: craftsmen
artisane {f}  :: feminine form of artisan
artiste {mf}  :: artist
artistement {adv}  :: artfully
artistique {adj}  :: artistic
artistiquement {adv}  :: artistically
art martial {m}  :: martial art
Artémis {prop} [Greek god]  :: Artemis
artémise {f}  :: wormwood (plant)
art plastique {m}  :: plastic art
artère {f} [anatomy]  :: artery (blood vessel)
artère {f}  :: thoroughfare
artériel {adj}  :: arterial
artériographie {f}  :: arteriography
artériosclérose {f} [pathology]  :: arteriosclerosis
artésien {adj}  :: artesian
artésien {adj}  :: from Artois
Artésien {m}  :: Someone from Artaix
Artésien {m}  :: Someone from Artois
aryanisation {f}  :: Aryanization
aryanisme {m}  :: Aryanism
aryanité {f}  :: Aryaness
aryen {adj}  :: Aryan
aryle {m} [organic chemistry]  :: aryl
ARYM {prop}  :: FYROM (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
arythmie {f}  :: arrhythmia
as {m}  :: ace (card of value 1)
as {m}  :: ace (expert or pilot)
asbeste {m} [archaic]  :: asbestos
ASC {abbr}  :: l'Agence spatiale canadienne (French); Canadian Space Agency, CSA (English)
ascalaphe {m}  :: moth (of the genus Ascalapha)
ascendance {f} [astronomy]  :: ascent
ascendance {f}  :: [family] ancestry
ascendant {adj}  :: ascendant
ascendant {m} [astronomy]  :: ascendant
ascendant {m} [genealogy]  :: ancestry
ascendant {m}  :: influence, ascendancy
ascendre {v} [rare, dated]  :: to ascend
ascenseur {m}  :: lift, elevator
ascenseur {m}  :: scroll bar
ascidie {f}  :: ascidian
ascorbique {adj}  :: ascorbic
ascèse {f}  :: asceticism
ascète {mf}  :: ascetic
ascétique {adj}  :: ascetic
ascétisme {m}  :: asceticism (the principles and practices of an ascetic)
as des as {m} [military]  :: ace of aces
Asdi {abbr}  :: Sida, Agence suédoise de coopération internationale au développement
asepsie {f}  :: asepsis
aseptique {adj}  :: aseptic
aseptiquement {adv}  :: aseptically
aseptisation {f}  :: sterilization, disinfecting
aseptiser {v}  :: to sterilize, to disinfect
asexué {adj}  :: asexual (genderless)
asexué {adj}  :: asexual (without sex; not involving sexual intercourse)
asexualité {f}  :: asexuality
asexuel {adj}  :: asexual
asexuellement {adv} [biology]  :: asexually
ashkénaze {adj}  :: Ashkenazi
asiatique {adj}  :: From or pertaining to Asia; Asian
Asiatique {mf}  :: Asian (someone from Asia)
Asie {prop}  :: Asia
Asie centrale {prop}  :: Central Asia (smaller area of Central Asia)
asile {m}  :: asylum
asile {m}  :: retirement home, old people's home
ASM {initialism} [soccer]  :: Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club, a soccer team from Monaco
asocial {adj}  :: asocial
aspartique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aspartic
aspe {m}  :: asp (fish)
aspect {m}  :: aspect
asperge {f}  :: asparagus (plant, vegetable)
asperge {f} [informal]  :: A tall, thin person; a beanpole
asperger {v}  :: splash, splatter
asperger {v}  :: spray, sprinkle
asperme {adj}  :: aspermic
aspermie {f} [medicine]  :: aspermia
asperseur {m}  :: sprinkler (agricultural, or against fire)
asphalte {m}  :: asphalt
asphalter {vt}  :: to asphalt
asphodèle {m} [botany]  :: asphodel (plant of the genus Asphodelus)
asphyxie {f}  :: asphyxia, asphyxiation
asphyxier {v}  :: to asphyxiate
aspi {m} [informal]  :: vacuum cleaner; hoover
aspi {m} [informal]  :: young military officer
aspiré {adj}  :: aspirated
aspirant {adj}  :: aspirant
aspirant {adj}  :: sucking, extracting
aspirant {m}  :: aspirant
aspirant {m} [military]  :: officer candidate, officer designate, midshipman
aspirateur {m}  :: aspirator
aspirateur {m}  :: vacuum cleaner
aspiration {f}  :: aspiration
aspirationnel {adj}  :: aspirational
aspirer {vi} [followed by à]  :: to aspire (to wait, to long)
aspirer {vt}  :: to aspirate (to produce breath after pronouncing)
aspirer {vt}  :: to extract, to suck up
aspirer {vt}  :: to inhale, to breathe in
aspirine {f}  :: An aspirin (analgesic drug)
aspérité {f}  :: asperity
aspérité {f}  :: ruggedness
assagir {vtr}  :: to settle down, quieten down
assai {adv} [music]  :: assai
assaillant {mf}  :: assailant
assaillir {v}  :: to assail, assault, attack
assainir {v} [finance]  :: to stabilise
assainir {vr}  :: to get healthier, to regain one's health
assainir {v}  :: to clean up
assainir {v}  :: to heal, to remedy, to make healthier
assainir {v}  :: to sanitise (environment), to purify (water)
assainissement {m}  :: cleanup, cleaning up
assainissement {m}  :: healing, getting back to health
assainissement {m}  :: purification
assainissement {m}  :: sanitation
assaisonnement {m}  :: (salad) dressing
assaisonnement {m}  :: seasoning, flavouring
assaisonner {v}  :: to season (to sprinkle with seasoning)
Assam {prop}  :: Assam (state in India)
assamais {m}  :: Assamese (language)
assassin {adj}  :: deadly; fatal; that kills
assassin {m}  :: an assassin
assassinat {m}  :: assassination
assassiner {vt}  :: to assassinate
Aïssata {prop}  :: female given name, widely used in Islamic West Africa
Aïssatou {prop}  :: female given name, widely used in Islamic West Africa
assaut {m}  :: assault
assavoir {v} [obsolete, except in Canada]  :: to know
asséchant {adj}  :: drying
assèchement {m}  :: drainage
assèchement {m}  :: drying out
assécher {vit}  :: to dry out; to dry
-asse {suffix}  :: Suffix forming pejoratives; e.g. putasse, dégueulasse, connasse
-asse {suffix}  :: Suffix forming the first-person singular imperfect subjunctive of -er verbs
asseau {m}  :: A slater's hammer with a sharp edge
Assedic {prop}  :: acronym of [[w:fr:Association pour l'emploi dans l'industrie et le commerce (company managing unemployment insurance payments)
assemblage {m}  :: assemblage
assemblée {f}  :: assembly
Assemblée nationale {f} [politics]  :: National Assembly
assembler {v}  :: to assemble
assembleur {m}  :: assembler
assener {v}  :: to strike (a blow)
assener {v}  :: to thrust out, fling (an argument, reply)
-assent {suffix}  :: Suffix forming the third-person plural imperfect subjunctive of -er verbs
assentiment {m}  :: consent; approval
asseoir {v}  :: assert
asseoir {vr}  :: To sit down; to be seated
asseoir {vt}  :: To sit down; to get seated
assermenté {adj}  :: sworn (on oath)
asserter {vt}  :: to assert
asservir {v}  :: to enslave
asservissement {m}  :: control engineering
asservissement {m}  :: enslavement
asservissement {m}  :: slavery
-asses {suffix}  :: Suffix forming the second-person singular imperfect subjunctive of -er verbs
assesseur {m} [legal]  :: assessor, judge advocate
assez {adv}  :: enough
assez {adv}  :: quite
assez {adv}  :: rather
assidûment {adv}  :: assiduously (in an assiduous manner)
assidu {adj}  :: assiduous (hard-working, diligent)
assiduité {f}  :: assiduity, diligence, studiousness
assiduité {f}  :: attendance
assidument {adv}  :: alternative spelling of assidûment
assiettée {f}  :: plateful
assiette {f}  :: dish (The food)
assiette {f}  :: plate, dish (the crockery)
assiette {f}  :: plateful
assiette anglaise {f}  :: A meal consisting mainly of cold meats
-assiez {suffix}  :: Suffix forming the second-person plural imperfect subjunctive of -er verbs
assiégé {adj}  :: besieged
assiégeant {adj}  :: besieging
assiégeant {m}  :: besieger
assiéger {v}  :: to besiege; to lay siege to
assigné {adj}  :: assigned
assignat {m} [historical]  :: assignat
assigner {v}  :: to assign
assimilable {adj}  :: Assimilable
assimiler {v}  :: to assimilate (all meanings)
-assions {suffix}  :: Suffix forming the first-person plural imperfect subjunctive of -er verbs
assis {adj}  :: sat, sat down, seated
assise {f}  :: part of a chair designed to sit down
Assise {prop}  :: Assisi
assistanat {m}  :: assistantship
assistanat {m} [pejorative]  :: charity, welfare
assistance {f}  :: assistance
assistance {f}  :: audience
assistance publique {f}  :: social welfare, welfare services
assistante {f}  :: assistant
assistant numérique personnel {m}  :: personal digital assistant
assister {vi} [followed by à]  :: to attend, to be present
assister {vi} [followed by à]  :: to witness, to observe
assister {vt}  :: to assist, to aid
asséner {vt}  :: to hurl; throw (insults)
asséner {vt}  :: To strike, hit, throw (punches at)
associatif {adj}  :: associative (relating to an association)
associatif {adj} [mathematics]  :: associative (algebraic property of an operator)
association {f}  :: association, society, group
association {f}  :: association (of related terms, ideas etc.), combination
association {f} [commercial, economic]  :: partnership
association libre {f}  :: free association
associativité {f}  :: associativity (condition of being associative)
associer {v}  :: to associate
assoiffé {adj}  :: thirsty (needing to drink)
assoir {v}  :: alternative spelling of asseoir
assolement {m}  :: crop rotation
assombrir {v}  :: to darken, make gloomy
assombrissement {m}  :: darkening
assombrissement {m} [programming]  :: obfuscation
assommer {v} [by extension]  :: to hit (someone)
assommer {v}  :: to knock out; to knock unconscious
Assomption {prop}  :: Assumption
assortiment {m}  :: assortment
assortiment matrimonial {m}  :: assortative mating
assortiment matrimonial {m}  :: positive assortative mating
assortir {vr}  :: to match
assortir {vt} [of people]  :: to pair up
assortir {vt}  :: to match, match up
assortir {vt}  :: to supply, stock up; to hook (someone) up with
assoupir {v}  :: to lull, soften
assoupir {v}  :: to make drowsy
assoupissement {m}  :: drowsiness
assouplir {vr}  :: to become more supple
assouplir {vr}  :: to become relaxed, relax (become less strict)
assouplir {vr}  :: to limber up
assouplir {vr}  :: to soften up, get soft (become softer)
assouplir {vt}  :: to make more supple
assouplir {vt}  :: to relax (of e.g. a law or rule make less strict)
assouplir {vt}  :: to soften (make softer)
assouplissement {m}  :: the act of relaxing (e.g. a rule)
assouplissement {m}  :: the act of softening (e.g. fabric)
assouplisseur {m}  :: fabric softener
assourdir {v}  :: to deafen
assourdissant {adj}  :: deafening
assouvir {vt}  :: to satisfy, assuage (hunger, passion etc.)
assouvissement {m}  :: appeasing
assouvissement {m}  :: satisfaction
assujetti {adj}  :: subject (people), subjugated
assujettir {v}  :: to secure, make fast
assujettir {v}  :: to subjugate, to subdue
assujettissement {m}  :: obligation, liability (to tax etc)
assujettissement {m}  :: subjugation
assumer {v}  :: take responsibility
assumer {vt}  :: assume (take on a position)
assuré {adj}  :: assured
assuré {adj}  :: insured
assuré {m}  :: insuree
assurance {f}  :: assurance
assurance {f}  :: insurance
assurance-vie {f}  :: life insurance
assurer {v} [climbing]  :: to belay
assurer {v}  :: to assure, to ensure, to make sure
assurer {v}  :: to insure, to give insurance to
assureur {m} [climbing]  :: belayer
assureur {m}  :: insurer, insurance agent
assurfinance {f}  :: An insurance model whereby insurance companies sell banking products
assurément {adv}  :: assuredly, in an assured fashion
Assyrie {prop}  :: Assyria
assyrien {adj}  :: Assyrian
assyriologie {f}  :: assyriology
astate {m} [countable and uncountable]  :: astatine
astaxanthine {m} [organic compound]  :: astaxanthin
asteur {adv} [Belgium]  :: now
asteure {adv} [Canada]  :: now
astheure {adv} [Quebec]  :: now, right now
asthmatiforme {adj}  :: asthmatic
asthmatique {adj}  :: asthmatic (affected with asthma)
asthmatique {mf}  :: asthmatic (someone affected by asthma)
asthme {m}  :: asthma (chronic respiratory disease)
asthénie {f} [medicine]  :: asthenia (loss of strength)
asthénique {adj} [pathology]  :: asthenic
asticot {m}  :: maggot
asticoter {vt}  :: to annoy, needle
astigmate {adj}  :: astigmatic
astigmatisme {m}  :: astigmatism (disorder of the vision)
astiquer {vr} [slang]  :: to wank
astiquer {vt}  :: to polish, shine, rub, furbish
astral {adj}  :: astral
astre {m} [astronomy]  :: celestial body, astronomical object
astre {m} [astronomy]  :: star
astre de la nuit {m} [literary]  :: the moon
astre du jour {m} [literary]  :: the sun
astreignant {adj}  :: exacting, demanding
astreindre {vt}  :: to constrain, compel
astreint {adj}  :: constrained
astreinte {f} [legal]  :: sanction
astreinte {f}  :: on-call duty
Astrid {prop}  :: female given name.
astérie {f}  :: starfish
astérisme {m}  :: asterism (small group of stars)
astérisque {m}  :: asterisk (punctuation symbol)
Astérix {prop}  :: Asterix (the comic character.)
astro- {prefix}  :: astro-
astroarchéologie {f} [astronomy]  :: astroarchaeology
astrochimie {f} [astronomy, chemistry]  :: astrochemistry
astéroïde {m} [astronomy]  :: asteroid
astrogéologie {f} [astronomy, geology]  :: astrogeology
astrolabe {m}  :: astrolabe
astrologie {f}  :: astrology
astrologique {adj}  :: astrological
astrologue {mf}  :: astrologer
astrométrie {f} [astronomy]  :: astrometry
astrométrique {adj}  :: astrometric
astronaute {mf}  :: astronaut (a member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft, or someone trained for that purpose)
astronautique {adj}  :: astronautic
astronef {m}  :: spaceship, spacecraft
astronome {mf}  :: astronomer (one who studies astronomy)
astronomie {f}  :: astronomy
astronomique {adj}  :: astronomical (extremely high)
astronomique {adj}  :: astronomical (of or relating to astronomy)
astronomiquement {adv}  :: astronomically
astrophotographie {f} [astronomy, photography]  :: astrophotography
astrophysicien {m}  :: astrophysicist
astrophysicienne {f}  :: feminine form of astrophysicien
astrophysique {adj}  :: astrophysical
astrophysique {f}  :: astrophysics
astérosismologie {f} [astronomy]  :: asteroseismology
as-tu besoin d'aide {phrase}  :: [familiar] do you need help?
astuce {f}  :: a tip or piece of advice
astuce {f}  :: a trick; especially one which is intended to cause harm
astuce {f}  :: Shrewdness, subtlety, astuteness
astucieusement {adv}  :: astutely, shrewdly, craftily
astucieux {adj}  :: astute
asturien {adj}  :: Asturian, of or pertaining to Asturia (in northern Spain, all senses)
asturien {adj}  :: of or pertaining to the Asturian language
asturien {m}  :: the Asturian language
Asturien {m}  :: Asturian (person)
Asturies {prop}  :: Asturias
asymptomatique {adj}  :: asymptomatic (not exhibiting any symptoms of disease)
asymptote {f} [analysis]  :: asymptote
asymptotique {adj}  :: asymptotic, asymptotical
asymptotiquement {adv}  :: asymptotically
asymétrie {f}  :: asymmetry
asymétrique {adj}  :: asymmetric, without symmetry
asymétriquement {adv}  :: asymmetrically
asynchrone {adj}  :: asynchronous
-at {suffix}  :: -at usually denotes an action or a result of an action, like in assassinat
ataraxie {f}  :: ataraxia
atavique {adj}  :: atavistic
atavisme {m}  :: atavism (reappearance of an ancestral characteristic)
ataxie {f}  :: ataxia (pathological lack of movement coordination)
ataxique {adj}  :: ataxic
atchoum {interj}  :: achoo
-ate {suffix} [chemistry, in nouns]  :: -ate
atelier {m}  :: workshop
atemporel {adj}  :: atemporal
atermoiement {m} [chiefly, in the plural]  :: procrastination
atermoyer {vit}  :: to procrastinate, delay
-ateur {suffix}  :: -ator
athée {adj}  :: atheistic
athée {mf}  :: atheist
athenæe {m}  :: obsolete form of athénée
Athesans-Étroitefontaine {prop}  :: A commune in Haute-Saône, France
athéisme {m}  :: atheism
athéiste {adj}  :: atheist
athéiste {mf}  :: atheist
athlète {mf}  :: athlete
athlétique {adj}  :: athletic (having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape)
athlétiquement {adv}  :: athletically
athlétisme {m}  :: athletics; track and field
Athéna {prop} [Greek god]  :: Athena (god)
athénée {m} [Belgium, Luxembourg]  :: A type of high school; atheneum
Athènes {prop}  :: Athens, the capital of Greece
athénien {adj}  :: Athenian (of, or from Athens)
Athénien {m}  :: Athenian (someone from Athens)
Athénienne {f}  :: feminine form of Athénien
athéophobe {adj}  :: atheophobic
athérosclérose {f} [pathology]  :: atherosclerosis
athérure {m}  :: brush-tailed porcupine
-atif {suffix}  :: -ative
-ation {suffix}  :: -ation
atlante {m} [architecture]  :: atlas
Atlantide {prop}  :: Atlantis
atlantique {adj}  :: Atlantic
Atlantique {prop}  :: Atlantic
Atlas {prop} [astronomy]  :: Atlas (crater in the first quadrant of the moon)
Atlas {prop} [astronomy]  :: Atlas (moon of Saturn)
Atlas {prop} [astronomy]  :: Atlas (star in the Pleiades)
Atlas {prop}  :: Atlas Mountains
Atlas {prop} [Greek god]  :: Atlas (son of Iapetus and Clymene, leader of the Titans ordered by Zeus to support the sky on his shoulders)
atélophobie {f}  :: atelophobia
atmosphære {f}  :: obsolete form of atmosphère
atmosphère {f}  :: atmosphere
atmosphérique {adj}  :: atmospheric
aténolol {m} [medicine]  :: atenolol
atoll {m}  :: atoll
atome {m} [particle]  :: atom
atome {m} [very small amount]  :: scrap, jot, iota, whit
atomique {adj}  :: atomic
atomiquement {adv}  :: atomically
atomisation {f}  :: atomization
atomiser {v}  :: to atomise
atomiseur {m}  :: atomizer / atomiser
atomiseur {m}  :: spray, sprayer
atomisme {m}  :: atomism
atomiste {m}  :: atomist
atomistique {adj}  :: atomistic
atonal {adj} [music]  :: atonal
atone {adj}  :: expressionless
atone {adj} [linguistics]  :: mute
atone {adj} [linguistics]  :: unstressed
atonie {f}  :: sluggishness, apathy; lifelessness
atonique {adj}  :: atonic (of sound, toneless)
atopique {adj}  :: atopic (of a hereditary predisposition)
atour {m}  :: attire (of women)
atour {m} [in the plural]  :: finery
atout {m} [card games]  :: trump
aître {m}  :: aster
aître {m}  :: the land surrounding a church
atrevir {v}  :: to dare; to be bold
-atrice {suffix}  :: -(at)rix, -ess
atroce {adj}  :: atrocious
atroce {adj}  :: inhuman, savage, cruel
atroce {adj}  :: terrible, dreadful
atrocement {adv}  :: atrociously
atrocement {adv}  :: inhumanly, savagely, cruelly
atrocement {adv}  :: terribly, dreadfully
atrocité {f}  :: atrocity
atrophie {f}  :: atrophy
atrophier {v}  :: atrophy (wither)
attablé {adj}  :: seated at a table
attachement {m}  :: attachment
attache parisienne {f}  :: brass fastener
attacher {vp}  :: To grow emotionally bound; to become fond of
attacher {vr} [~ à]  :: to exert oneself, to make an effort to, to make a commitment to do
attacher {v}  :: to affix, bind something to something else, especially with rope
attacher {v}  :: to attribute a certain quality or value to; to consider to be
attacher {v} [usually, passive]  :: To durably bind, tie via links of emotional or physical dependence
attacher sa tuque {v} [Quebec, informal, idiomatic]  :: To brace oneself; to get ready
Attalie {prop}  :: Attalia
attaquable {adj}  :: attackable
attaquant {m}  :: attacker, assailant
attaque {f}  :: attack
attaque {f} [linguistics]  :: onset
attaquer {vt}  :: to attack
attarder {vr}  :: to linger; stay late
attarder {vt}  :: to delay; make late
atteignable {adj}  :: attainable, achievable
atteindre {v}  :: to accomplish
atteindre {v}  :: to attain
atteindre {v}  :: to reach
atteinte {f}  :: attack (à on)
attelage {m}  :: coupling, hitch
attelage {m} [equestrian]  :: combined driving
attelage {m}  :: team (of horses etc)
attelage {m}  :: yoke (of oxen)
atteler {vr}  :: to get down to, apply oneself to
atteler {vt}  :: to harness, yoke, hitch (e.g. a horse to a wagon)
atteleuse {f}  :: feminine form of atteleur
attelle {f}  :: hame (on a horse)
attelle {f}  :: splint
attenant {adj}  :: adjacent (à to)
attendre {vr} [followed by à]  :: to expect
attendre {v}  :: to expect
attendre {vt}  :: to wait for, to await
attendrir {v} [figuratively, of a person]  :: to soften (up)
attendrir {vr} [s'attendrir]  :: to soften up (become softer)
attendrir {v}  :: to make softer or more tender; to soften
attendrissant {adj}  :: heart-warming
attendrissement {m}  :: emotion, (tender) feeling; pity
attendrisseur {m}  :: tenderizer
attendu {adj}  :: awaited, anticipated
attendu {adj}  :: expected
attenir {vi} [archaic, inanimate]  :: to border; be next to; abut
attentat {m}  :: attack, assault (illegal act of violence toward another)
attentatoire {adj}  :: detrimental
attentatoire {adj}  :: intrusive
attente {f}  :: expectation (act or state of expecting)
attente {f}  :: wait (the time that one is waiting or the state of waiting)
attenter {v}  :: to assault
attenter {v}  :: to attempt
attentif {adj}  :: attentive
attentif {adj}  :: careful (cautious)
attention {f}  :: attention
attention {interj}  :: look out, be careful
attentionné {adj}  :: attentive
attentionné {adj}  :: thoughtful, considerate
attentisme {m}  :: Attentisme
attentiste {adj}  :: wait-and-see (prudent and opportunistic)
attentiste {mf}  :: A person who adopts such a policy
attentivement {adv}  :: attentively
atterré {adj}  :: appalled
atterré {adj}  :: shattered, devastated
atterrer {vt}  :: to appal
atterrer {vt}  :: to fell
atterrir {vi}  :: To land (a plane, helicopter etc.)
atterrissage {m}  :: landing on the ground; touchdown (of an aircraft)
atterrissement {m}  :: landing (on solid land)
atterrisseur {m}  :: undercarriage, landing gear (of an aircraft)
attesté {adj}  :: attested
attestation {f}  :: affidavit
attestation {f}  :: attestation
attestation {f}  :: certificate
attestation {f}  :: declaration
attestation {f}  :: statement
attestation {f}  :: testimonial
attester {v}  :: to attest; to support with evidence
attiédir {vr}  :: To become warm
attiédir {vt}  :: To warm
attifé {adj}  :: decked out
attifer {vt} [informal]  :: to deck out
attique {adj}  :: Attic
attique {adj}  :: delicate
attique {adj}  :: elegant
attique {m}  :: penthouse flat / apartment
Attique {prop}  :: Attica (region of Greece)
attiquement {adv}  :: delicately
attiquement {adv}  :: elegantly
attirail {m}  :: paraphernalia, equipment
attirance {f}  :: attraction (the state of being attractive)
attirance {f}  :: attraction (the state of feeling attraction)
attirant {adj}  :: attractive
attirer {v}  :: to attract
attirer {v}  :: to lure, to entice
attiser {v}  :: to fan the flames of, to stir up (emotion etc.)
attiser {v}  :: to stir up (fire)
attitré {adj}  :: certified, recognized (professionally)
atténué {adj}  :: attenuated
atténué {adj}  :: mitigated
atténuant {adj}  :: extenuating
atténuation {f}  :: attenuation
atténuer {v}  :: attenuate, mitigate
atto- {prefix}  :: atto-
attogramme {m}  :: attogram, attogramme
attokatal {m}  :: Attokatal
attouchement {m} [geometry]  :: tangent point
attouchement {m}  :: touching, fondling, stroking; feel (sexual)
attracteur {adj}  :: attracting
attracteur {m} [mathematics]  :: attractor
attractif {adj}  :: attractive
attractivité {f}  :: attractivity
attrait {m}  :: appeal, attraction
attrape-nigaud {m}  :: sucker trap
attraper {v}  :: to catch (a cold)
attraper {v}  :: to catch (e.g. a ball)
attrape-rêves {m}  :: dreamcatcher (ritual object)
attrapeur de rêves {m}  :: dreamcatcher
attrayant {adj}  :: attractive
attribuable {adj}  :: attributable
attribuer {vp} [s'attribuer]  :: to take the credit for, to give oneself priority over others
attribuer {v}  :: to attribute to, to ascribe to
attribuer {v}  :: to give credit to, to recognize
attribuer {v}  :: to grant, to award
attribut {m}  :: attribute (characteristic or quality)
attribut {m} [grammar]  :: predicative
attributaire {m}  :: grantee
attributaire {m}  :: Person awarded a prize, inheritance etc
attributif {adj}  :: attributive (of, or being an attributive)
attribution {f}  :: allocation, allotment
attérir {v}  :: dated form of atterrir
attrister {v}  :: to sadden, to make sad
attroupement {m}  :: gathering (of people), mob
attrouper {v}  :: to gather (a group of people) together, to assemble
atypique {adj}  :: atypical
atypiquement {adv}  :: atypically (in a way which is not typical)
au {contraction}  :: contraction of à le
aubade {f}  :: aubade (love song)
aubade {f}  :: aubade (song; poem)
aubaine {f}  :: bargain
aubaine {f}  :: godsend, boon, windfall
aube {f}  :: dawn
aube {f} [religion]  :: alb
aube {f} [technology]  :: paddle, blade
aube {f}  :: vane (of windmill)
Aube {prop}  :: Aube
au berceau {adv} [idiomatic, figuratively]  :: in (its) infancy, at an early stage
auberge {f}  :: hostel
auberge {f} [slang]  :: prison
auberge de jeunesse {f}  :: A youth hostel, supervised, inexpensive lodging place, primarily for young people
auberge espagnole {f} [idiomatic]  :: cultural melting pot
auberge espagnole {f} [idiomatic]  :: potluck (potluck dinner)
aubergine {f}  :: eggplant, aubergine
aubergine {f} [historical]  :: A French female traffic warden (from the colour of their uniforms; more recently pervenche)
aubergiste {mf}  :: innkeeper, landlord
aubier {m}  :: sapwood, alburnum
Aubin {prop}  :: male given name
au bout du compte {adv}  :: all things considered, after all, in the end
aubépine {f}  :: hawthorn (type of shrub)
au cas où {adv}  :: just in case
au cas où {conj}  :: in case (+ subjunctive)
Auch {prop}  :: French surname, a habitational name from the southern French town of Auch
au chômage {adj}  :: unemployed
au compte-goutte {adv}  :: in dribs and drabs
au compte-gouttes {adv}  :: in dribs and drabs
au contraire {adv}  :: on the contrary, quite the opposite
au courant {adj}  :: up to date, abreast
aucun {adj}  :: no, none, not any
aucun {pron}  :: none, no-one
aucune {pron}  :: feminine singular form of aucun
aucunement {adv} [dated]  :: at all
Aucunois {m}  :: inhabitant of Aucun, a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in southwestern France
-aud {suffix}  :: An augmentative suffix
-aud {suffix}  :: A suffix appended to forenames, especially those of Germanic origin
-aud {suffix}  :: Used to create diminutives, or nouns having a pejorative connotation
audace {f}  :: audacity, boldness
audace {f}  :: audacity, impudence
audacieusement {adv}  :: boldly, audaciously
audacieux {adj}  :: bold, audacious (courageous, daring)
au-deçà {adv}  :: beneath; below
Aude {prop}  :: A river and a department in France
Aude {prop}  :: female given name
au-delà {prep}  :: beyond
au demeurant {adv}  :: moreover
au-dessous {prep} [with de]  :: beneath, below
au-dessus {prep} [with de]  :: above
au diable {phrase}  :: to hell with
audible {adj}  :: audible
audience {f}  :: audience, viewer
audimat {m}  :: ratings (TV)
audiogramme {m}  :: audiogram
audiovisuel {adj}  :: audiovisual
audit {contraction}  :: contraction of à + [[ledit#French
audit {m}  :: audit
auditer {v}  :: to audit
auditeur {m}  :: auditor
auditeur {m}  :: listener (someone who listens)
auditif {adj}  :: aural, auditory, auditive
auditionner {v}  :: to audition
auditoire {m}  :: audience, auditory
auditoire {m}  :: auditorium (hall)
auditoire {m} [legal]  :: court (people in the courtroom)
auditrice {f}  :: feminine form of auditeur
Audrey {prop}  :: female given name borrowed from English, popular in the 1980s
au fait {adj}  :: au fait
au fait {adv}  :: by the way, in fact
au fil de {phrase}  :: in the course of, over the course of
au fond {adv}  :: at the back, in the depths [of] (see fond)
au fond {adv} [idiomatic]  :: deep down, in the end
au four {adj}  :: baked (cooked in an oven)
au four {adv}  :: in the oven
au fur et à mesure {conj}  :: in keeping with (progressively),(in sequence)
auger {v}  :: (Arts) to dig in drainpipe one of the surfaces of a piece of flat iron
auger {v}  :: to dig in trough
Auger {prop}  :: French surname
augment {m} [grammar]  :: augment
augment {m}  :: [mediaeval law] part of the estates which the widow could inherit
augmentatif {adj}  :: augmentative
augmentatif {m} [grammar]  :: augmentative
augmentation {f}  :: increase
augmenter {vi}  :: To increase, to augment
augmenter {vt}  :: To increase
au grand dam de {phrase}  :: to the great displeasure of
au grand jour {adv} [idiomatic]  :: in broad daylight, in the open
augural {adj}  :: (after the first meaning) frightening
augural {adj}  :: prophetic
augure {m}  :: augury
augurer {v}  :: to augur, foresee
auguste {adj}  :: august; noble, stately
auguste {m}  :: A type of clown with a white makeup
Auguste {prop}  :: Augustus , the Roman emperor
Auguste {prop}  :: male given name
augustement {adv}  :: augustly
augustéen {adj}  :: Augustan
Augustin {prop}  :: male given name, cognate to Augustine
Augustine {prop}  :: female given name, feminine form of Augustin
au hasard {adv}  :: randomly , at random (by using random selection)
au hasard {adv}  :: to and fro, here and there, hither and thither
au jour d'aujourd'hui {adv}  :: as of today, as things currently stand; at the present time
aujour-d'hui {adv}  :: alternative form of aujourd'hui
aujourd'hui {adv}  :: today
aujour-d'hui {m}  :: alternative form of aujourd'hui
aujourd'hui {m}  :: today
au juste {adv}  :: exactly
aulacode {m}  :: cane rat, grasscutter
au lieu de {prep}  :: instead of
au lit {adv} [sexuality, figuratively]  :: in bed
aulne {m}  :: alder, alnus
aulétride {f} [historical]  :: auletris
au milieu {adv}  :: in the middle
au minimum {phrase}  :: at least
aumône {f}  :: alms
aumône {f} [by extension]  :: a small, insulting sum of money
aumônerie {f}  :: chaplaincy
aumônier {m} [originally]  :: almoner
aumônier {m} [religion]  :: chaplain
aumônière {f}  :: feminine form of aumônier
aumônière {f} [religion, historical]  :: purse
au moins {adv}  :: at least, at a minimum
au moment où {conj}  :: as, when, as soon as
au moyen de {adv}  :: by means of (by using the thing specified)
au naturel {adv}  :: (food) without seasoning, flavouring or dressing
au naturel {adv} [heraldry]  :: proper
au naturel {adv}  :: in the nude
au naturel {adv}  :: most simply, most plainly
au naturel {adv}  :: naturally
aune {f}  :: An ell (former unit of measure)
auner {v}  :: to measure in ells
au nom de {prep}  :: in the name of
au nom de {prep}  :: on behalf of (speaking or acting for)
auparavant {adv}  :: beforehand, previously
au pif {adv} [colloquial]  :: approximately, roughly
au pouvoir {adj}  :: in power
au premier abord {adv}  :: at first, on first impression
auprès {adv}  :: nearby
auprès {prep}  :: compared to, in comparison to
auprès {prep}  :: near to, by, close to
auprès {prep}  :: to (directed at)
auquel {pron}  :: (Contraction of à and lequel) To which, at which
aura {f}  :: aura
au ralenti {adv}  :: in slow motion
auranofine {m} [medicine]  :: auranofin
au reste {adv}  :: besides, moreover
aureux {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: aurous
au revoir {interj}  :: goodbye
Auriane {prop} [rare]  :: female given name
auriculaire {adj}  :: auricular
auriculaire {m}  :: little finger (outermost and smallest finger of the hand), auricular
aurifère {adj}  :: auriferous, aurous (gold-bearing)
aurignacien {adj}  :: Aurignacian
Aurigny {prop}  :: Alderney
Auriol {prop}  :: a French surname
Auriol {prop}  :: Vincent Auriol, French politician
aurique {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: auric
auriverde {adj}  :: Brazilian
Aurélia {prop}  :: female given name
Aurélie {prop}  :: female given name, cognate to Aurelia
Aurélien {prop}  :: male given name
auréolé {adj}  :: [~ de] basking in the glory of
auréole {f}  :: halo (luminous disc around the heads of saints)
aurophile {adj}  :: aurophilic
aurophilique {adj}  :: aurophilic
aurore {f}  :: aurora
aurore {f}  :: dawn
Aurore {prop}  :: female given name, equivalent to Aurora
aurore boréale {f}  :: northern lights, aurora borealis (the aurora of the northern hemisphere)
au royaume des aveugles, les borgnes sont rois {proverb}  :: in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king
aurure {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: auride
ausculter {v} [medicine]  :: to perform auscultation
au secours {interj}  :: help! A cry of distress
au sein de {prep} [idiomatic]  :: within, inside, in the midst
aussi {adv}  :: as
aussi {adv}  :: too, also, as well
aussi {conj}  :: therefore
aussière {f} [nautical]  :: hawser
aussi sec {adv} [colloquial]  :: at once, right away
aussitost {adv}  :: obsolete spelling of aussitôt
aussitôt {adv}  :: immediately
aussitôt dit, aussitôt fait {phrase}  :: No sooner said than done.
aussitte {adv} [Louisiana French]  :: also, too
aussitôt que {conj}  :: once, as soon as
austénite {m}  :: austenite
austral {adj}  :: austral
Australie {prop}  :: Australia
australien {adj}  :: Australian; related to Australia
Australien {m}  :: Australian (inhabitant)
Australienne {f}  :: Australian, someone from Australia
Australie-Occidentale {prop}  :: Western Australia (state of Australia)
australopithèque {m}  :: Australopithecus
austère {adj}  :: austere
austèrement {adv}  :: austerely
austérité {f}  :: austerity, severity
austérité {f}  :: destitution
austro-hongrois {adj}  :: Austro-Hungarian
Austronésie {prop}  :: Austronesia
austronésien {adj}  :: Austronesian
au sujet de {prep}  :: about
autant {adv}  :: as far as
autant {adv}  :: as much as
autant {adv}  :: as much (as), as many (as)
autant {adv}  :: so much
autarchie {f}  :: autarchy
autarcie {f}  :: autarky
autarcique {adj}  :: autarkic
autécologie {f}  :: autecology
autel {m}  :: altar (in a church)
auteur {m}  :: author
auteur {m}  :: composer, artist
auteur {m}  :: inventor (of discovery); perpetrator (of crime); leader (of rebellion etc.)
auteur-compositeur {m}  :: songwriter
auteur-compositeur-interprète {m}  :: singer-songwriter
auteure {f}  :: feminine form of auteur
authenticité {f}  :: authenticity
authentification {f}  :: authentication
authentifier {v}  :: to authenticate
authentique {adj}  :: authentic, real, genuine
authentiquement {adv}  :: authentically
authentiquer {v}  :: to authenticate
authigène {adj} [geology]  :: authigenic
autisme {m} [pathology]  :: autism
autiste {adj}  :: autistic
autiste {mf}  :: someone who is autistic
autistique {adj}  :: autistic
auto {f}  :: car
auto- {prefix}  :: Auto- [in all senses], self-
autobiographie {f}  :: autobiography
autobiographique {adj}  :: autobiographical
autobiographiquement {adv}  :: autobiographically
autobronzant {adj}  :: self-tanning
autobronzant {m}  :: self-tanning cream
autobus {m}  :: bus, coach (vehicle)
autocar {m}  :: motorcoach, bus, coach (vehicle)
autocassable {adj} [of the neck of an ampoule]  :: snap-off
autocatalytique {adj} [chemistry]  :: autocatalytic
autocentré {adj}  :: self-centered
autochtone {adj} [by extension]  :: Of or pertaining to indigenous peoples, or land occupied by them
autochtone {adj}  :: Natural, native, innate (to a person)
autochtone {adj} [of a person, race, language, or the like]  :: Autochthonous, native, indigenous, aboriginal
autochtone {adj} [rare]  :: From the earth, ground, soil
autochtone {mf}  :: a local, a native, an autochthon
autoclave {m}  :: autoclave
autocollant {adj}  :: self-adhesive
autocollant {m}  :: A sticker, an adhesive label or decal
autocrate {mf}  :: autocrat (ruler with absolute power)
autocratie {f}  :: autocracy (form of government)
autocratique {adj}  :: authoritarian
autocratique {adj}  :: autocratic
autocratiquement {adv}  :: autocratically
autocuiseur {m}  :: pressure cooker (cooking vessel)
autodafé {m}  :: auto da fe
autodestructeur {adj}  :: self-destructive (that causes injury to oneself or harm to one's interests)
autodestruction {f}  :: self-destruction (voluntary destruction of something by itself)
auto-défense {f}  :: alternative form of autodéfense
autodéfense {f}  :: self-defense
autodégradable {adj}  :: autodegradable
autodidacte {adj}  :: self-taught
autodidacte {mf}  :: autodidact
autodiscipline {f}  :: self-discipline
autodérision {f}  :: self-mockery, self-deprecation
autodétermination {f}  :: self-determination
autoduplication {f} [genetics]  :: self-replication
autofellation {f}  :: autofellatio (oral stimulation of one's own penis)
autofiction {f}  :: faction (blend of fact and fiction)
autofinancement {m}  :: self-financing, self-funding
autofinancer {v}  :: to self-finance
autofocus {m}  :: autofocus (lens system)
autogamie {f}  :: autogamy
autogestion {f}  :: self-management (joint control by workers and management)
autogène {adj}  :: autogenous
autographe {f}  :: autograph
autographique {adj}  :: autographic
autogérer {v}  :: to self-manage; to run oneself
autoguidé {adj}  :: self-guided, homing
autoharpe {f} [musici]  :: autoharp
autolaveur {m}  :: dishwasher for laboratory glassware
autolimitation {f}  :: self-limitation
autologique {adj}  :: autological (of an adjective, describing itself)
autolubrifiant {adj}  :: self-lubricating
autolyse {f}  :: autolysis (the destruction of an organism's cells by enzymes)
automagique {adj}  :: automagical (automatic, but with an apparent element of stage magic.)
automagiquement {adv}  :: automagically (automatically)
automate {m}  :: automaton
automaticien {m}  :: control engineer
automaticienne {f}  :: feminine form of automaticien
automaticité {f}  :: automaticity
automatique {adj}  :: automatic
automatiquement {adv}  :: automatically
automatisé {adj}  :: automated
automatisable {adj}  :: automatable
automatisation {f}  :: automation
automatiser {v}  :: to automate
automatisme {m}  :: automatism
automédication {f}  :: self-medication
automitrailleuse {f}  :: armoured car / armored car
automnal {adj}  :: autumnal
automne {m}  :: autumn
automobile {adj}  :: automotive
automobile {f}  :: automobile
automobiliste {mf}  :: automobilist
automoteur {adj}  :: automotive
automutilation {f}  :: self-injury, self-harm
automutiler {v}  :: to self-mutilate
autonettoyant {adj}  :: self-cleaning
autonettoyante {adj}  :: self-cleaning
autonome {adj}  :: autonomous
autonomement {adv}  :: autonomously
autonomie {f}  :: autonomy
autonomisation {f}  :: empowerment (granting of power)
autonomiser {v}  :: to autonomize, become autonomous
autonomiste {mf}  :: autonomist
autonyme {m}  :: autonym (a name used by a group or category of people to refer to themselves or their language)
autopartage {m}  :: carsharing
autophoto {f}  :: selfie
autopiloter {vt}  :: to fly (something) solo
autopollinisant {adj}  :: self-pollinating
autoportrait {m}  :: self-portrait
autoproclamé {adj}  :: self-proclaimed
autopsie {f}  :: autopsy
autopsier {v}  :: to autopsy
autopublication {f}  :: self-publishing (the publishing of books and other media by the authors)
autopunitif {adj}  :: masochistic
autopunitif {adj}  :: self-punitive
autoradio {m}  :: car radio
autoradiographie {f}  :: autoradiography
autorail {m}  :: railcar
autoréalisateur {adj}  :: self-fulfilling
autorégulation {f}  :: autoregulation (process by which an inhibitory feedback counteracts change)
autorisation {f}  :: authorization (act of authorizing)
autorisation {f}  :: authorization (attestation of authorization)
autoriser {v}  :: to allow
autoriser {v}  :: to authorise
autorité {f}  :: authority (entity with power)
autorité {f}  :: authority (the power to enforce rules or give orders)
autoritaire {adj}  :: authoritative
autoritairement {adv}  :: authoritatively
autoritarisme {m}  :: authoritarianism
autoérotique {adj}  :: autoerotic (masturbatory)
autoroute {f}  :: An expressway, freeway, motorway, highway
autoroutier {adj} [attributive]  :: motorway, highway, freeway
autoroutier {m}  :: motorway-user, freeway-user, highway-user
auto-sacrifice {m}  :: self-sacrifice
autosatisfaction {f}  :: self-satisfaction (contentment with one's own accomplishments or situation)
autostable {adj}  :: freestanding
autostop {m}  :: hitchhiking
autostoppeur {m}  :: hitchhiker
autostoppeuse {f}  :: feminine form of autostoppeur
autostrade {f} [obsolete]  :: motorway
autosuffisance {f}  :: self-sufficiency
autosuffisant {adj}  :: self-sufficient
auto tamponneuse {f}  :: alternative form of auto-tamponneus
auto-tamponneuse {f}  :: bumper car, dodgem
autothermique {adj} [chemistry]  :: autothermic
autotrophe {adj} [biology]  :: autotrophic
autotrophie {f} [biology]  :: autotrophy
autotrophique {adj}  :: autotrophic
autour {adv}  :: around
autour {m}  :: goshawk
autour {prep} [with de]  :: around, about
autre {adj}  :: another
autre {adj}  :: other
autre chose {pron}  :: something else (some other thing)
autrefois {adv}  :: previously; formerly (at a past time)
autrement {adv}  :: differently, in another way or manner
autrement {adv}  :: otherwise
autrement dit {phrase}  :: In other words, a phrase indicating that the following thought is a reiteration of the previous one
autre pays, autre coutume {phrase}  :: when in Rome, do as the Romans do
autrice {f}  :: feminine form of auteur
Autriche {prop}  :: Austria
Autriche-Hongrie {prop}  :: Austria-Hungary
autrichien {adj}  :: Austrian (of or pertaining to Austria or its people or culture)
Autrichien {m}  :: An Austrian inhabitant or descendant of the people of Austria
autruche {f}  :: ostrich
autruchon {m}  :: young ostrich
autrui {pron}  :: others, other people
auvent {m}  :: awning, canopy (over entrance)
auvergnat {adj}  :: Of, from or pertaining to the region of Auvergne; Auvergnese
auvergnat {m}  :: A dialect of the Occitan language, spoken in Auvergne
Auvergnat {m}  :: Inhabitant or native of Auvergne; Auvergnese
Auvergnate {f}  :: feminine form of Auvergnat
Auvergne {prop}  :: Auvergne, region of France
au violon {adv} [dated, slang]  :: In the clink; imprisoned
au volant {adj}  :: behind the wheel, at the wheel (driving a car)
au volant {adj} [of restaurants]  :: drive-in
au voleur {interj}  :: stop thief!
aux {contraction}  :: Contraction of à + les (to the)
aux abois {adj} [idiomatic]  :: Extremely alarmed, usually from being cornered or at wits' end
aux abonnés absents {adv} [idiomatic]  :: unavailable
aux abords de {prep}  :: near, close to
aux aguets {adj}  :: on the alert
aux aguets {adj}  :: ready, attentive, alert
aux calendes grecques {phrase} [idiomatic]  :: Never; when pigs fly
auxdites {contraction}  :: contraction of [[à#French
auxdits {contraction}  :: contraction of [[à#French
Auxerre {prop}  :: A town in Yonne, Burgundy
auxiliaire {adj} [chiefly, grammar]  :: auxiliary
auxiliaire {m}  :: an auxiliary verb
auxiliairement {adv}  :: in an auxiliary way, often with reference to auxiliary verbs
auxologique {adj}  :: auxologic
aux portes de la mort {adj} [idiomatic]  :: at death's door
auxquelles {pron}  :: (Contraction of à and lesquelles) to which, at which
av. {prep}  :: abbreviation of avant
avachi {adj}  :: flabby; saggy
avachir {v}  :: to make soft; make limp or flabby; cause to sag
avachir {v}  :: to render incapable of producing effort
avachissement {m}  :: limpness, sagging
aval {m}  :: approval, endorsement
aval {m}  :: downstream area, lower reaches (of river)
avalanche {f}  :: avalanche
avaler {v}  :: to swallow
avaliser {v} [finance, legal]  :: To endorse
avaliser {v}  :: to back; to support
avancé {adj}  :: advanced (difficult; complicated)
avancé {adj}  :: advanced (well developed)
avance {f}  :: advance
avancement {m}  :: an advance
avancer {vi}  :: to advance, to go forward
avancer {vi}  :: to progress
avancer {vr} [~ vers]  :: to move towards, to go up to, to approach
avancer {vt}  :: to bring forward, to advance
avancer {vt}  :: to propose, to put forward
avanie {f}  :: affront, insult; snub
avanie {f} [historical]  :: avania
avant {adv}  :: beforehand; earlier
avant {m}  :: front
avant {m} [sports]  :: forward
avant {prep}  :: before (in space), in front of, ahead of
avant {prep}  :: before (in time)
avantage {m}  :: advantage (advantageous position)
avantage {m} [tennis]  :: advantage
avantager {v}  :: to give an advantage to
avantager {vt}  :: to favour
avantageusement {adv}  :: advantageously
avantageux {adj}  :: advantageous
avant-bras {m}  :: forearm
avant-centre {m} [football]  :: centre forward
avant-coureur {adj}  :: predictive; that predicts
avant-coureur {m}  :: foresayer, predicter
avant-dernier {adj}  :: penultimate, second-to-last, last but one
avant-garde {f} [figuratively]  :: avant-garde
avant-garde {f} [military]  :: vanguard
avant-goût {m}  :: foretaste, taster
avant-hier {adv}  :: The day before yesterday
avant la lettre {phrase} [engraving]  :: Before lettering, before letters. "Épreuve, gravure avant la lettre": a print made before the caption is added (proof engraving, proof before letters)
avant la lettre {phrase} [figuratively]  :: Before the term was coined. Used when using a term anachronistically
avant peu {adv}  :: before long
avant que de {prep} [literary]  :: before
avare {adj}  :: stingy, skinflint
avare {mf}  :: scrooge, miser
avarement {adv}  :: stingily
avarié {adj}  :: damaged
avarié {adj}  :: rotten
avarice {f}  :: greed; avarice
avaricieusement {adv}  :: avariciously
avaricieux {adj}  :: avaricious; miserly; stingy
avarie {f}  :: damage
avarie {f}  :: deterioration
avarier {vr} [s'avarier]  :: to go rotten, spoil
avatar {m} [computing]  :: avatar
avatar {m} [religion, hinduism]  :: avatar
AVC {initialism}  :: stroke, CVA
avec {prep}  :: [accompaniment] with
avec {prep}  :: [manner, instrument] with
avec brio {adv}  :: brilliantly
avec brio {adv}  :: with verve; with panache
avec des bouts de ficelle {adv} [idiomatic]  :: On a shoestring
avec des si on mettrait Paris en bouteille {proverb}  :: If wishes were horses, beggars would ride
avec la lettre {phrase} [engraving]  :: Synonym of après la lettre (lettered)
avec le temps {adv}  :: over time; eventually
avec pas de {prep} [Quebec, informal]  :: without
avec plaisir {adv}  :: with pleasure; my pleasure
aveline {f}  :: hazelnut
avenamment {adv}  :: In a comely manner; fittingly
avenant {adj}  :: comely, fitting
avenant {m}  :: amendment, rider
avenir {m}  :: future
Avent {m}  :: advent (season before Christmas)
aventure {f}  :: adventure
aventure {f}  :: (romantic) affair
aventure {f}  :: venture
aventurer {v}  :: to venture
aventureusement {adv}  :: adventurously
aventureux {adj}  :: adventurous
aventurier {adj}  :: adventurous
aventurier {m}  :: adventurer
aventurine {f}  :: aventurine
aventurière {f}  :: feminine form of aventurier
aventurisme {m}  :: adventurism (policy led by excessive risk taking)
avenu {adj}  :: void
avenue {f}  :: avenue
averse {f} [of rain]  :: Shower
avertir {v}  :: to warn, to avert
avertissement {m} [sports]  :: yellow card, booking, caution
avertissement {m}  :: warning
avertisseur {m}  :: horn, hooter, klaxon
avertisseur {m}  :: warning (device)
avestique {adj}  :: Avestan
avestique {m}  :: Avestan (Old Iranian language)
aveu {m}  :: confession
aveuglé {adj}  :: blinded
aveugle {adj}  :: Unable to see; blind
aveugle {mf}  :: A blind man or woman
aveuglement {m} [dated]  :: blindness (state of being blind)
aveuglement volontaire {m} [idiomatic]  :: willful ignorance (willful blindness)
aveugler {v}  :: to blind (make temporarily or permanently blind)
aveuglette {f}  :: blindness
aveuglément {adv}  :: blindly
Aveyron {prop}  :: Aveyron
aveyronnais {adj}  :: Of or from Aveyron
Aveyronnais {m}  :: Native or inhabitant of Aveyron
avez-vous besoin d'aide {phrase}  :: [polite or plural] do you need help?
aviaire {adj}  :: avian (of or relating to birds)
aviateur {m}  :: pilot, airman, aviator
aviation {f}  :: aviation
aviatrice {f}  :: pilot, aviator (female), airwoman
aviculteur {m}  :: bird breeder
aviculteur {m}  :: bird fancier
aviculteur {m}  :: bird keeper
avicultrice {f}  :: feminine form of aviculteur
avide {adj}  :: avid, eager, desirous
avide {adj}  :: greedy, grasping
avidement {adv}  :: avidly
avidité {f}  :: avidity, greediness, covetousness
Avignon {prop}  :: Avignon
avignonnais {adj}  :: of or from Avignon
Avignonnais {m}  :: someone of or from Avignon
Avignonnaise {f}  :: feminine form of Avignonnais
avilir {v}  :: to demean, debase, degrade
avilissement {m}  :: abasement
avilissement {m}  :: degradation
aviné {adj} [literary]  :: inebriated
avion {m}  :: aeroplane
avion citerne {n}  :: alternative spelling of avion-citerne
avion-citerne {f} [aviation]  :: a water bomber; literally: cistern-airplane
avion de combat {m} [military]  :: warplane
avionique {f}  :: avionics
avionneur {m}  :: airframer (airplane manufacturer)
avion ravitailleur {m}  :: tanker aircraft
avion renifleur {m}  :: sniffer plane
aviron {m} [countable]  :: oar
aviron {m} [sports, uncountable]  :: rowing
avis {m}  :: notice
avis {m}  :: opinion
avis {m}  :: piece of advice
avis de recherche {m}  :: APB
aviser {vr} [with de]  :: to conceive
aviser {v}  :: to advise
avitaminose {f} [pathology]  :: avitaminosis
avivage {m}  :: brightening (act or process of making brighter)
aviver {v}  :: to brighten; to shine (make brighter or shinier)
av. J.-C. {abbr}  :: BC (before Christ)
avènement {m}  :: accession
avènement {m}  :: advent
avènement {m}  :: Advent
avocat {m}  :: avocado
avocat {m}  :: lawyer; attorney
avocat du diable {m}  :: devil's advocate
avocate {f}  :: feminine form of avocat
avocatier {m}  :: avocado, avocado tree
avocette {f}  :: avocet (bird)
avoinée {f} [informal]  :: reprimand, reproach
avoine {f}  :: oat
avoine {f} [slang]  :: punch (a hit with the fist)
avoir {m}  :: asset, possession
avoir {v} [auxiliary]  :: to have (auxiliary verb to form compound past tenses of most verbs)
avoir {vi}  :: to have to
avoir {v}  :: to be, measure (speaking of measurements)
avoir {v}  :: to be (speaking of condition)
avoir {v}  :: to be; to be aged (speaking of age)
avoir {v}  :: to have (to trick)
avoir {vt}  :: to have (to own)
avoir affaire à {v}  :: to deal with
avoir beau {v}  :: whatever/no matter what someone does/says, etc. [followed by an infinitive expressing the verb "do", "say", etc.]
avoir besoin de {v}  :: to have need of
avoir bon {v} [slang]  :: to be very happy; to be stoked, psyched
avoir chaud {v} [figuratively]  :: to have a near miss
avoir chaud {v} [of a person or animal]  :: to be hot
avoir dans la peau {v} [idiomatic]  :: to be infatuated with; to have a crush on
avoir d'autres chats à fouetter {v} [idiomatic]  :: To have other things to handle; to have other fish to fry
avoir de la chance {v}  :: to strike gold, to be lucky, to be fortunate
avoir de la conversation {v} [colloquial]  :: To talk easily, always having something to say
avoir de la conversation {v} [dated]  :: To be stacked, have big breasts
avoir des cornes {v} [idiomatic]  :: to have been cuckolded, to have been cheated on
avoir des yeux derrière la tête {v} [idiomatic]  :: to have eyes in the back of one's head
avoir du biceps {v} [idiomatic]  :: to have well-developed muscles
avoir du mal {v} [informal]  :: to have a hard time, to have difficulty
avoir du monde au balcon {v} [idiomatic, colloquial]  :: to be stacked, to have big breasts
avoir du métier {v}  :: to be experienced
avoir du pain sur la planche {v} [colloquial]  :: to have one's work cut out
avoir du sens {v}  :: to make sense
avoir envie de {v}  :: to feel like, to want to
avoir faim {v}  :: to be hungry
avoir froid {v}  :: to be cold
avoir hâte {v} [colloquial]  :: can't wait
avoir la berlue {v}  :: to see things
avoir la cuisse légère {v} [idiomatic, said of a woman]  :: To be easy; to open one's legs for everybody
avoir la dalle {v} [familiar]  :: To be hungry, to feel like eating
avoir la dent {v} [colloquial]  :: to be starving
avoir la gueule de bois {v} [idiomatic]  :: to be hungover
avoir l'air {v}  :: to seem to be
avoir la main verte {v}  :: to have a green thumb (US), to have green fingers (UK)
avoir la moutarde qui monte au nez {v} [idiomatic]  :: to lose one's temper
avoir la pelote à terre {phrase} [Quebec, slang, vulgar]  :: To be very tired
avoir la poisse {v} [idiomatic]  :: to have chronic bad luck
avoir la tête qui tourne {v}  :: to be dizzy; to be light-headed
avoir le bras long {phrase}  :: To have influential connections or a large network of acquaintances
avoir le bras long {phrase}  :: To have lengthy or long arms
avoir le cafard {v} [idiomatic]  :: to have the blues
avoir le cul bordé de nouilles {phrase} [idiomatic]  :: to be extremely lucky
avoir le cœur sur la main {v} [idiomatic, slang]  :: to be open-handed, to be generous
avoir le melon {v} [idiomatic]  :: to be cocksure
avoir les chevilles grosses {v} [idiomatic]  :: to have a big head, to be big-headed
avoir les crocs {v} [slang]  :: to be hungry
avoir les jambes en coton {v} [idiomatic]  :: to be weak and shaky on one's legs; to be jelly-legged
avoir l'estomac dans les talons {idiom}  :: To be extremely hungry
avoir le vent en poupe {v}  :: to gain popularity, to enjoy increasing success
avoir lieu {v}  :: to take place
avoir mal {vi} [followed by à]  :: to be hurt, to have an ache
avoir mangé du lion {v} [by extension, idiomatic]  :: to be full of energy
avoir mangé du lion {v} [literally]  :: to have eaten lion
avoir part {v}  :: to take part (participate or join in)
avoir peur {v}  :: to fear
avoir raison {v}  :: (of a person) to be right; to be correct
avoir raison de {v}  :: to get the better of
avoir soif {v}  :: to be thirsty
avoir tort {v}  :: (of a person) to be wrong; to be incorrect
avoir un chat dans la gorge {v}  :: to have a frog in one's throat (be unable to speak freely)
avoir un coup de pompe {v} [idiomatic]  :: To get tired
avoir une araignée au plafond {v} [idiomatic] [colloquial]  :: to have bats in one's belfry
avoir une brioche au four {v} [idiomatic]  :: To be pregnant
avoir une brioche au four {v} [literally]  :: have a bun in the oven
avoir une dent contre {v}  :: to have it in for
avoir une faim de loup {v} [idiomatic]  :: to be very hungry, ravenous; to be so hungry one could eat a horse
avoir une liaison {v}  :: to have an affair
avoir une tête et des jambes {phrase}  :: To have a combination of intelligence and athleticism
avoir un grain {v} [informal]  :: to be crazy, to be strangely behaved
avoir un polichinelle dans le tiroir {v}  :: have a bun in the oven (to be pregnant; to be expecting a baby)
avoisiner {v}  :: to border on (be similar to)
avoisiner {v}  :: to neighbor/neighbour (to be near to, or the neighbor of)
avortement {m}  :: abortion, termination
avorter {v} [causative]  :: to abort, to terminate
avorter {v} [causative]  :: to cause an abortion
avorter {vi} [of a female]  :: to have an abortion
avorter {vi} [of a mission and etc]  :: to abort, to terminate
avorton {m}  :: abortion (fruit/produce that doesn’t come to maturity)
avouable {adj}  :: blameless
avouable {adj}  :: respectable, reputable
avouer {v}  :: to approve
avouer {v}  :: to avow
avouer {