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b {letter}  :: letter
B {letter}  :: letter
baadster {f}  :: female taking a bath
baai {f} [geography]  :: bay
baai {f} {m}  :: baize
baai {f} {m} [Bargoens, slang, dated]  :: wine [in recent texts only used of red wine, and in earlier texts also of wines from the German Rhineland]
baaien {adj}  :: baize (made of baize)
baaierd {m}  :: chaos
baaierd {m}  :: diverse set
baal {f}  :: bale of hay
baan {f}  :: a road, way, path
baan {f}  :: a track, lane
baan {f}  :: a job, professional occupation
baanatletiek {f}  :: athletics on the track, as opposed to field or road athletics
baanboef {m} [obsolete]  :: ball boy in old ball games like pelote
baanbrekend {adj}  :: revolutionary
baanderheer {m}  :: banneret, banner lord
baanderheer {m} [later]  :: one of various knightly ranks or titles
baanderheer {m} [figuratively]  :: any arrogant, haughty 'lordly' person
baanwielrennen {n} [sports]  :: track cycling
baanwielrenner {m} [sports]  :: track cyclist
baanwielrenster {f} [sports]  :: female track cyclist
baar {m}  :: A bar (of gold, metal…)
baar {m}  :: A bier, a stretcher, a device used to carry something, especially wounded or dead people
baar {m}  :: A bed on which a dead person is displayed before he is buried
baar {m} [poetic, archaic, mostly used in the plural]  :: A wave
baar {adj}  :: Said of money; cash
baar {m} [historical, nautical or relating to Indonesia, Netherlands]  :: greenhorn, newbie
-baar {suffix}  :: -able, indicates an action can be performed
baarblijkelijk {adv} [dated]  :: clearly, evidently
baarblijkelijk {adj} [dated]  :: clear, evident
baard {m}  :: beard
baardaap {m} [zoology]  :: the lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus)
baardaap {m} [humorous]  :: someone with a large beard
baardgras {n}  :: annual beard-grass: Polypogon monspeliensis
baardhaar {n}  :: beard hair
baardig {adj}  :: bearded
baardigheid {f}  :: beardedness
baarkruk {f}  :: birthstool
baarlid {n} [obsolete]  :: vulva
baarlijk {adj}  :: evident, clear
baarlijk {adj}  :: open, public, not hidden
baarmoeder {f} {m}  :: uterus, womb
baarmoederhals {m}  :: cervix (between the uterus and the vagina)
baarmoederhalskanker {m} [oncology]  :: cervical cancer
baarmoederkanker {m}  :: uterus carcinoma, endometrium carcinoma
baars {m}  :: perch (fish of the genus Perca)
baas {m}  :: boss, chief, superior
baas {m}  :: employer, manager
baas {m} [Belgium]  :: strong or tough guy
baas {m} [video gaming]  :: boss
baas {m} [figuratively]  :: crack, master, expert at something
baas {m} [figuratively]  :: whopper, large one in its kind
baas {m}  :: (diminutive: baasje) fellow, boy, especially a youngling or novice
baasje {noun} [figuratively]  :: A boy, young male person
baasje {noun} [figuratively, usually absolutely used: het baasje]  :: Caring pet owner
baat {f}  :: profit, advantage
baat {adj} [slang]  :: cocky
Bab. {abbr}  :: Babylonisch
babbel {m}  :: a babble
babbelen {vi}  :: to chatter, to chit-chat, to talk casually
babbelkous {f}  :: female babbler
babi ketjap {m}  :: babi kecap
babi pangang {m}  :: babi panggang
baboe {f} [Netherlands]  :: a female babysitter, usually of Indonesian descent
baboe {}  :: babu
baboetje {noun}  :: diminutive of baboe
baby {m}  :: baby (infant)
babyboom {m}  :: baby boom
babyboomer {m}  :: baby boomer
babyface {m} {n}  :: baby face
babyfoon {m}  :: baby monitor, audio system for monitoring babies
Babylonisch {adj}  :: Babylonian
babyshampoo {m}  :: shampoo meant for a baby
backslash {m}  :: backslash
bacterie {f}  :: bacterium, a micro-organism
bacterieel {adj}  :: bacterial
bacterievuur {n}  :: fire blight (plant disease)
bacteriologie {f}  :: bacteriology
baculum {n}  :: penis bone
bad {n}  :: bath
badderen {v}  :: to swim or play in water
badderen {v}  :: to bathe
baden {v} [ergative]  :: to bathe
bader {m}  :: Someone who bathes, is taking a bath, mostly in a river or open water, or in a religious sense
badjas {m}  :: bathrobe
badkamer {f}  :: bathroom
badkuip {f}  :: bathtub
badmat {f}  :: bath mat
badmeester {m}  :: pool lifeguard, often also serving as a swimming instructor
badpak {n}  :: swimsuit
baet {f}  :: obsolete spelling of baat
baffen {v} [slang, vulgar]  :: to perform anilingus
baffen {v}  :: alternative form of blaffen
bagage {f}  :: baggage; luggage
bagage {f} [figuratively]  :: load, a person's relevant (especially hindering) background
bagatel {f} {m}  :: A negligible sum, a tiny amount
bagatel {f} {m}  :: trifle, futility
bagatel {f} {m}  :: trinket
bagatelliseren {vt}  :: to trivialize, to play down
Bagdad {prop} {n}  :: Baghdad
bagger {f}  :: dredge
bagger {f}  :: filth, muck, any mucky or dirty substance (such as dredge)
bagger {adj} [slang]  :: crap, terrible, bleh
baggeren {vt}  :: to dredge
bah {interj}  :: An exclamation of disgust: yuck
Bahama's {prop} {p}  :: The Bahamas
bahasa {n} [slang]  :: Indonesian language
Bahrein {prop}  :: Bahrain (country in the Middle East)
bajes {f} [Netherlands, colloquial]  :: slammer, jail, prison
bajonet {f}  :: bayonet (stabbing weapon attached on a fire-arm)
bak {m}  :: a container, such as a box, a crate, a tray or a tub
bak {m} [Netherlands]  :: a drinking vessel, usually a cup or mug
bak {m} [colloquial]  :: a vehicle, a car
bak {m}  :: pork: the meat of a pig
bak {m}  :: a pig
bak {m}  :: abbreviation of versnellingsbak
bak {m}  :: a joke, crack
bakbaard {m}  :: dated form of bakkebaard
bakbanaan {f} {m} [plant]  :: plantain
bakbeest {n} [Netherlands]  :: whopper, hulk (any particularly large object, person or animal)
bakbeest {n} [Belgium]  :: drunk, drunkard
bakboord {n}  :: port (left-hand side of a vessel)
baken {n}  :: beacon
bakenen {vt}  :: to place beacons around
baker {f}  :: lit. 'swaddler': Person who helps midwife with child deliveries
bakeren {vt}  :: to dry-nurse
bakeren {vt}  :: to swaddle
bakerhaai {m}  :: wobbegong, any shark of the Orectolobidae
bakermat {f}  :: cradle
bakermat {f} [figuratively]  :: place of origin
bakerpraat {m} [uncountable]  :: gossip and myths in relation to birth and childrearing
bakerpraat {m} [by extension, uncountable]  :: spurious talk, unfounded nonsense and gossip
bakerpraatje {n} [countable]  :: an urban myth about childbirth and childrearing
bakerpraatje {n} [by extension, countable]  :: any urban myth or unfounded, unreliable story
bakerstoel {m} [obsolete]  :: birthstool
bakfiets {f}  :: cargo bicycle
bakhuis {n}  :: bakery
bakhuis {n}  :: separate building with an oven for baking bread and such, belonging to a house or farm; private bakery
bakhuis {n} [dated]  :: alternative spelling of bakkes
bakkebaard {m}  :: sideburn
bakkeleien {vi}  :: to fight over (something)
bakkeleien {vi}  :: to quarrel, argue
bakkeljauw {m} [Surinam Dutch]  :: salt cod
bakken {v} [ergative]  :: to bake
bakkenist {m} [motor racing]  :: sidecar passenger
bakker {m}  :: baker (person who bakes and sells bread, etc)
bakkerij {f}  :: a bakery
bakkerij {f} [dated]  :: the act of baking
bakkerin {f}  :: female baker
bakkes {n} {m} [colloquial, vulgar]  :: face
bakkie {noun} [Netherlands, colloquial]  :: alternative form of bakje
baklap {m} [Netherlands, slang, ]  :: schnitzel
baklap {m} [Netherlands, slang, pejorative]  :: loser, jerk
bakmeel {n}  :: fine flour
Bakoe {prop}  :: Baku (the capital of Azerbaijan)
bakplaat {f}  :: baking tray
bakpoeder {n}  :: baking powder
bakslede {f}  :: baking tray, oven tray
bakslede {f} [archaic]  :: sled with a container for storing/delivering goods
baksteen {m}  :: brick
bakstenen {adj}  :: made of brick(s)
bakster {f}  :: female baker
baktand {m} [Southern Dutch, dialectal]  :: molar
bak troost {m} [Netherlands, colloquial, chiefly diminutive, chiefly singular]  :: cup of coffee, cup of joe
bakvis {m} [colloquial]  :: A pubescent girl, connoting giggliness and fangirlism
bakvis {m} [rare]  :: A fish cooked by frying (rather then boiling etc.), referring either a culinary dish or a species usually thus prepared
bal {m}  :: a ball or any object with such a shape
bal {m} [colloquial]  :: testicle, nut
bal {m} [sports]  :: pass, shot
bal {m} [colloquial, pejorative]  :: toff, posh person
bal {n}  :: ball, dance party
balans {f}  :: balance, scales for weighing
balans {f}  :: equilibrium
balans {f}  :: balance sheet
balans {f}  :: type of bridge with counterweight
Baldrs draumar {prop} {p}  :: Baldrs draumar
balein {n}  :: (type of material) baleen
balein {f}  :: a whale bone; a baleen
balein {f}  :: a spoke that reinforces an umbrella or parasol (in the past often made of baleen)
balen {vi}  :: to be annoyed, frustrated or fed up
balen {vi}  :: to act up, usually from frustration
balen {interj} [colloquial]  :: too bad, that sucks
balg {m}  :: leather bag
balg {m}  :: bellows
balg {m} [falconry]  :: fake bait for training birds
balg {m}  :: cover for moving joints, as in articulated buses
balg {m} [dialectal]  :: belly
balgpijn {f} [dialectal, chiefly of horses and other equids]  :: stomache ache
balie {f}  :: counter (table or board on which business is transacted)
baliekluiver {m} [slang, originally Bargoens]  :: idler, loafer, lazybones
balk {m}  :: beam, support
balk {m} [mathematics]  :: cuboid
balken {vi}  :: to bray, make a donkey's sound
balken {vi} [figuratively]  :: to utter asinine talk
balken {vi}  :: to bawl, cry, weep loudly
balken {vi}  :: to belt, sing loudly
balkon {n} [architecture]  :: balcony
balkondeur {f}  :: balcony door
balkonspringen {v}  :: to do balconing
ballast {m} [now, chiefly uncountable]  :: ballast (weights used in ships or aerostats)
ballast {m} [figurative, uncountable]  :: baggage (something that hampers functioning)
ballasten {vt}  :: to ballast
ballastscheeps {adv} [obsolete, nautical]  :: empty [used adverbially], carrying no cargo other than ballast
ballen {vi}  :: to play with a ball
ballen {vt}  :: to form into a ball or similar shape; to clasp, clench (into a fist)
ballen {vt} [vulgar]  :: to fuck
ballenjongen {m}  :: A ball boy, who fetches balls and may perform other menial services to ball game players, notably at a tournament or luxurious club
ballenknijper {m} [colloquial, pejorative, chiefly Netherlands]  :: briefs (short underpants for males) or a very tight pair of swimming trunks, budgie smugglers
ballenknijper {m}  :: someone who squeezes the testicles of his opponent as a form of unsportsmanlike conduct
ballenlikker {m} [vulgar, offensive]  :: An ass-kisser; a suck-up
ballenspel {n}  :: A ballgame played with multiple balls, notably billiards
ballentent {m}  :: fairground stall with ball games
ballentent {m} [Netherlands, colloquial, pejorative]  :: ostentatious, posh public venue
ballentent {m} [Netherlands, colloquial, pejorative]  :: any ill regarded venue
balling {m}  :: exile (exiled person)
ballingschap {f}  :: exile (state of being in exile)
ballon {m}  :: balloon
balorig {adj}  :: contrary
balorig {adj}  :: bad-tempered
balorig {adj}  :: rebellious
balorig {adj} [archaic]  :: tired or moody from listening
balpen {f}  :: A ballpoint pen, industrially produced pen type
balsem {m}  :: balsam
balsemen {vt}  :: to embalm, treat a corpse in order to prevent decomposition long-term
balsemen {vt}  :: to treat with a balm
balsemen {vt} [figuratively]  :: to soften, physically or emotionally
balspel {n}  :: A ballgame, sport or game played with (a) ball(s)
Baltisch {adj}  :: Baltic
Baltisch-Fins {adj}  :: Baltic-Finnic
Balto-Slavisch {adj}  :: Balto-Slavic
balts {m}  :: courtship display (e.g. birds)
bamboe {n} [countable and uncountable]  :: bamboo
bami {m}  :: bakmi, wheat noodles
bami {m}  :: bami goreng
bammetje {n} [Netherlands, colloquial]  :: sandwich
ban {m}  :: excommunication, denunciation
ban {m}  :: anathema which is cast upon one who is excommunicated
ban {m}  :: magic spell
ban {m} [archaic]  :: exile
ban {m}  :: a revocation of permission to access or participate
banaal {adj}  :: commonplace, banal
banaan {mf}  :: banana
bananenrepubliek {f}  :: banana republic
bananenschil {f}  :: banana peel
bancair {adj}  :: Pertaining to banking, pertaining to banks
band {m}  :: connection, liaison, bond (attachment, as in a relation)
band {m}  :: band (all English senses, above, except for group of musicians)
band {m}  :: tire/tyre (e.g. a car tyre)
band {m}  :: tape (magnetic tape, video tape)
band {m}  :: bank (the bank of a pool table)
band {m}  :: belt (martial arts belt)
band {m}  :: belt (conveyor belt)
band {m} [physics]  :: interval relating to frequency or wavelength in electromagnetic phenomena
band {m}  :: interval in the light spectrum
band {m}  :: range of energy levels in a solid state material
band {m}  :: ribbon
band {m}  :: bond, tie
band {n}  :: ribbon
band {m} [music]  :: band
bandage {f}  :: bandage
bandagist {m}  :: One who professionally applies bandages
bandbreedte {f} [telecommunications]  :: bandwidth, the width or spread of a signal's spectrum of frequencies (in Hertz)
bandbreedte {f} [networking]  :: bandwidth, the transfer speed of a connection
banddoorlaatfilter {n} {m} [electronics]  :: band-pass filter
bandeng {m}  :: milkfish
bandiet {m}  :: bandit, brigand
bandietennest {n}  :: bandits' nest
bandleider {m}  :: bandleader
bandsperfilter {n} {m} [electronics]  :: band-stop filter
bandwerker {m}  :: assembly line worker
banen {vt}  :: to make way, to clear
banenpool {m}  :: a labour pool
bang {adj}  :: scared, frightened
bang {adj}  :: fearful
bang {adj}  :: anxious
bang {m}  :: sound of an explosion or gun; bang
bangelijk {adj}  :: frightened, scared
bangerik {m}  :: faint-hearted (individual), coward
bangheid {f}  :: fear, scaredness
Bangkok {prop}  :: Bangkok (capital of Thailand)
Bangladesh {prop} {n}  :: Bangladesh
banier {f}  :: banner, pennant
banja {f}  :: banya (Russian sauna)
bank {mf}  :: bank (financial institution)
bank {mf}  :: couch, sofa, bench
bank {mf}  :: place where seashells are found
bank {mf}  :: shallow part of the sea near the coast
bankbediende {mf}  :: a bank teller, cashier
bankbiljet {n}  :: banknote
bankbreker {m} [obsolete]  :: somebody who has gone bankrupt
bankbreuk {f} [archaic, law]  :: criminal bankruptcy
bankbreuk {f} [obsolete]  :: bankruptcy
bankbreukig {adj} [archaic]  :: bankrupt
bankensector {m}  :: bank sector
banket {n}  :: banquet (meal)
banket {n} [countable, uncountable]  :: A pastry made of almond paste and puff pastry
banket {n} [collective, uncountable]  :: Any of a variety of sweet pastries
banketbakkersspijs {f}  :: an almond paste surrogate made of white beans and sugar
banketspijs {f}  :: an almond paste surrogate made of white beans and sugar
banketspijs {f} [dated]  :: almond paste
bankier {m}  :: banker (person)
bankoverval {m}  :: bank robbery
bankovervaller {m}  :: bank robber
bankroet {adj}  :: bankrupt
bankroet {n}  :: bankruptcy
bankroetier {m}  :: someone who has gone bankrupt
banksaldo {n}  :: balance on a bank account
bankschroef {f} {m}  :: vice, vise (i.e. a bench vise)
bankstel {n}  :: a lounge suite
bankwezen {n}  :: banking, banking sector
banneling {m}  :: exile: an exiled person
bannen {vt}  :: to expel, drive off
bannen {vt} [computing]  :: to ban (an IP address)
bannerheer {m}  :: alternative form of baanderheer
Bantoïde {adj}  :: Bantoid
bapao {m}  :: baozi, a steamed bread filled with a type of meat
baptistisch {adj} [Christianity]  :: Baptist
bar {m}  :: bar, counter, drink cabinet
bar {m}  :: bar, pub
bar {adj}  :: harsh, tough (used mainly with koude, or omstandigheden)
bar {adj}  :: barren, inhospitable, bare
bar {adj}  :: crude, grim, unfriendly
bar {adv}  :: extremely [only in a negative sense]
bar {noun}  :: bar: a unit of pressure, equal to 100,000 pascals
barak {f}  :: barracks
barak {f} [Belgium]  :: shed, shelter
barbaar {m}  :: a barbarian
barbaars {adj}  :: barbaric
barbaarsheid {f}  :: barbarity
Barbados {prop} {n}  :: Barbados
barbarij {f}  :: barbarism, barbarity, brutality
barbecue {m}  :: barbecue
barbecuen {v}  :: superseded spelling of barbecueën
barbecueën {vi} [cooking]  :: to barbecue, to have a barbecue
barbeel {m} [zoology]  :: barbel, Barbus barbus
barbeel {m} [zoology]  :: Some unrelated marine basses (perch) of genus Mullus, including the 'bearded' species Mullus barbatus
barbier {m}  :: barber (profession)
Barcelona {prop} {n}  :: Barcelona
bard {m}  :: bard, Celtic poet, singer
baren {vt}  :: to bear, to give birth to
baren {vt}  :: to cause, to bring about
baret {f}  :: A beret, type of cap, also used as part some military uniforms
baret {f} [heraldry]  :: The same in heraldry
barfen {vi} [slang]  :: to vomit, to barf
barg {m}  :: barrow, castrated boar
Bargoens {prop} {n}  :: Bargoens (a Dutch cant)
barium {n}  :: barium
bark {m}  :: the bark of certain trees, used for its tannin
bark {f}  :: barge, a large type of rowing or sailing boat
barkie {c} [slang]  :: one hundred euros
barkruk {mf}  :: bar stool
barlebaan {m} [archaic]  :: devil, evil spirit
barmhartig {adj}  :: merciful
barmhartig {adj}  :: charitable
barmhartigheid {f}  :: (an act of) mercy
barmhartigheid {f}  :: (an act of) charity
Béarn {prop} {n}  :: The Béarn region in the French Pyrenees
béarnaise {f}  :: The béarnaise sauce
barnen {v} [archaic]  :: to burn
barnsteen {m}  :: an amber stone, a fossil resin
barnsteen {n}  :: the material of a fossil resin
barnsteengeel {adj}  :: amber (colour)
barnsteengeel {n}  :: amber (colour)
barok {prop} {f} [history]  :: the Baroque (period)
barok {adj}  :: Baroque
barometer {m} [meteorology]  :: barometer
baron {m}  :: baron
barones {f}  :: baroness (female ruler of a barony)
barotroop {adj}  :: barotropic
barrevoets {adv}  :: barefoot (wearing no footwear at all)
barrière {f} {m}  :: barrier
bars {adj}  :: stern, strict
barst {f}  :: A crack, rip, tear
barst {f} [figuratively]  :: A little, a tiny amount; notably in: geen barst ("not a bit")
barst {f} [obsolete]  :: An outburst, eruption
barst {interj}  :: drat! damnit!
barsten {vi}  :: to burst, split completely
barsten {vi}  :: to crack, break partially
barsten {vi}  :: to suffer and/or break under emotional pressure
barsten {vi}  :: To urge, be near emotional eruption
barsten vertonen {v} [figurative]  :: crumble; show serious defects
Bart {prop} {m}  :: given name
barvoets {adj}  :: barefoot, without any footwear
baryon {n} [physics]  :: baryon
bas {f}  :: bass (instrument)
bas {f}  :: bass (low frequencies of sound)
basaal {adj}  :: basic, elementary
basalten {adj}  :: basaltic
basculebrug {mf}  :: bascule bridge
base {f}  :: base [chemistry: class of compounds], alkali
baseren {vt}  :: to base (have as its foundation or starting point)
Basiel {prop}  :: given name, a diminutive of Basilius, the Latin form of Basil
basilica {f}  :: basilica
basilicum {n}  :: basil, name of some plants of the Mint family, notably:
basilicum {n}  :: Ocimum basilicum, an ornamental
basilicum {n}  :: Ocimum suave, cultivated for cookery
basilicum {n}  :: the second plant's edible leaves, used as a spice
basilicum {n}  :: an ointment made from the plant
basiliek {f}  :: basilica
basilisk {m}  :: a basilisk (mythological or heraldic monster)
basilisk {m} [zoology]  :: a basilisik, a tree-dwelling type of lizard of the genus Basiliscus
basis {f}  :: basis
basis {f}  :: base
basisinkomen {n}  :: basic income, universal demogrant
basisonderwijs {n}  :: elementary education (US), primary education (UK)
basisschool {f}  :: elementary school (US), primary school (UK)
Bask {m}  :: Basque (person)
Baskenland {prop} {n}  :: the Basque Country, ethnocultural and geographical region in northern Spain and southwestern France, home of the Basques
basketbal {m} {n}  :: basketball (the sport)
basketbal {m} {n}  :: basketball (the ball)
Baskisch {adj}  :: Basque
Baskisch {prop} {n}  :: Basque (language)
basklarinet {f}  :: bass clarinet
baslijn {f}  :: bassline
bassen {vi}  :: to bark, like a dog (rarely in the sense of shouting)
bassen {vi}  :: to produce a somewhat similar sound, notably as result of a cough
basson {m} [uncommon]  :: bassoon
bast {f}  :: A bark, as on a tree
bast {f} [figuratively]  :: A skin, hide
bastaard {m}  :: A bastard, person born to unmarried parents; in some legal systems a non-heir, or on that criterium restricted to illegitimate sons
bastaard {m}  :: An animal or plant genetically 'degenerated' by having parents of different species or races
bastaard {m}  :: A bastardised term or language
bastaard {m}  :: An old canon type
bastaardwoord {n} [grammar]  :: loan, loanword
Bastiaan {prop}  :: given name derived from Sebastiaan
bastion {n}  :: bastion; a projecting part of a rampart
bastonnade {f}  :: caning, any beating with a stick
bastonnade {f}  :: specifically, falaka (oriental beating of the soles of the feet)
Bataaf {m}  :: Batavian (member of the tribe of the Batavi)
Bataafs {adj}  :: Batavian (relating to the tribe of the Batavi)
Bataafs {adj} [historical]  :: Batavian (relating to the Batavian Republic)
Bataafs {adj} [obsolete]  :: Dutch (relating to the Netherlands)
Batavier {m}  :: Batavian (member of the tribe of the Batavi)
baten {vt}  :: to avail, to be beneficial to
batist {n}  :: batiste, cambric
batsen {vi}  :: to rock, to bounce
batsen {vt}  :: to hit, to slap, to smack
batsen {vt} [colloquial]  :: to fuck
batterij {f} [military]  :: battery, tactical artillery unit
batterij {f} [technology]  :: electrical battery, power storage device
bauxiet {n}  :: bauxite
baviaan {m}  :: baboon, monkey of the genus Papio
baviaan {m} [obsolete, Protestantism, pejorative]  :: Arminian, Remonstrant
bazaar {m}  :: bazaar, a marketplace
bazaar {m}  :: fair
bazelen {vt}  :: to babble, twaddle
bazen {vi} [dialectal]  :: to babble, to talk nonsense
bazig {adj}  :: bossy, domineering
bazig {adv} [literally]  :: in a bossy way
bazig {adv}  :: firmly, soundly, in good measure (or more)
bazin {f}  :: (female) boss, chief, superior
bazin {f}  :: (female) employer
bazuin {f} {m}  :: trumpet
bazuinen {vi}  :: to trumpet, to fanfare, to announce loudly
BBP {abbr}  :: Bruto Binnenlands Product (GDP)
be- {prefix}  :: Used to indicate that a verb is acting on a direct object (making the verb transitive). Always unstressed
beademen {vt}  :: to breathe on, to breathe into
beademen {vt} [medical]  :: to apply mechanical (artificial) ventilation to
beademing {f}  :: ventilation
beagle {m}  :: beagle (dog)
beambte {mf}  :: official, public servant
beamen {vt} [literally]  :: to say, reply 'amen' after an uttering, notably in prayer or liturgy (especially in a responsory)
beamen {vt}  :: to assent to a statement
beamen {vi}  :: to (transport by) beam; mainly used in science fiction context
beamenen {vt} [literally]  :: to say, reply 'amen' after an uttering, notably in prayer or liturgy (especially in a responsory)
beamenen {vt} [figuratively]  :: to assent to a statement
beamer {m}  :: A consenter, who assents to a statement
beamer {m}  :: A video projector
beangstigen {vt}  :: to make anxious, to make fearful, to alarm
beantwoorden {vt}  :: to answer, reply to
beat {m}  :: A beat, rhythmic pulsation, notably in music
Beatrijs {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Beatrice
beauty {f}  :: A beauty, looker, beautiful person
beauty {f}  :: A beautiful other creature or thing
beauty {f}  :: Human beauty, as the object or goal of cosmetics etc
bebaard {adj}  :: bearded
bebloed {adj}  :: bloody, sanguine
bebloeden {vt}  :: to bleed on
beboeten {vt}  :: to fine, penalise financially (an offender or offense)
bebolwerken {vt} [obsolete]  :: to fortify, especially with bastions
bebossen {vt}  :: to forest
bebouwen {vt}  :: to build something on
bebroeden {vt}  :: to incubate (eggs)
becijferen {vt}  :: to compute, to calculate
bed {n}  :: bed (furniture for sleeping)
bed {n} [garden, agriculture]  :: patch, bed
bed {n}  :: layer, often a substratum
bed {n}  :: bed of a body of water
bedaard {adj}  :: serene, imperturbable
bedaard {adj}  :: calm, level-headed
bedaard {adv}  :: serenely
bedaard {adv}  :: calmly
bedachtzaam {adj}  :: thoughtful, pensive
bedammen {vt} [archaic]  :: to dam, to confine or protect with dams [in relation to bodies of water and parts of land]
bedampen {vt}  :: to treat with vapour
bedampen {vt}  :: to be covered or filled with smoke
bedampen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to intoxicate
bedanken {vt}  :: to thank
bedankt {interj}  :: thanks
bedaren {v} [ergative]  :: to become calm, to calm down
beddegoed {n}  :: superseded spelling of beddengoed: bedding (sheets, blankets etc.)
beddengoed {n}  :: bedding (sheets, blankets etc.)
bedding {f}  :: bed of any body of water; riverbed, seabed
bedding {f}  :: floor or frame on which an artillery mount or gun carriage is deployed
bede {f}  :: plea
bede {f} [archaic]  :: a prayer
bedeesd {adj}  :: shy, fearful
bedehuis {n}  :: house of worship
bedekken {vt}  :: to cover
bedekking {f}  :: cover, hood
bedel {m}  :: The practice of begging, mendinancy
bedel {m} [obsolete]  :: A beadle, academic usher
bedelaar {m} [literally]  :: A beggar, mendicant, who requests alms or handouts
bedelaar {m} [figuratively]  :: A pauper, one who can't properly provide in his own/family's needs
bedelen {vi}  :: to beg for alms or handouts
bedelen {vi} [obsolete]  :: to (say) pray(ers)
bedelen {vt}  :: to assign, to attribute, to impart, to endow [+ met (object) = with]
bedelen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to divide, portion
bedelmonnik {m}  :: mendicant, mendicant monk
bedelnon {f}  :: mendicant, mendicant nun
bedelven {vt}  :: to bury, overwhelm
bedenkbaar {adj}  :: thinkable, imaginable
bedenkelijk {adj}  :: dubious
bedenken {vt}  :: to bethink
bedenken {vt}  :: to think of, to make up
bedenken {vr}  :: to reconsider, to change one's mind
bedenker {m}  :: deviser, someone who thinks something up
bedenker {m} [copyright, law]  :: creator
bederf {n}  :: decay, rotting
bederf {n}  :: deterioration, worsening
bederven {v} [ergative]  :: to spoil, to go off, to go bad
bederven {vt}  :: to make worse
bederven {vt}  :: to indulge, spoil
bedevaart {f}  :: pilgrimage
bedevaartsoord {n}  :: place of pilgrimage
bedgenoot {m} [literally]  :: A bedfellow, one of several persons sharing a bed, lying (notably sleeping) in it
bedgenoot {m} [figuratively]  :: A sex partner, one of (usually two) people who intimately 'share the bed', as lovers commonly do
bedied {n} [dialectal, rare]  :: meaning
bedied {n} [dialectal, rare]  :: explanation, exposition
bediedsel {n} [archaic]  :: meaning, significance
bedienaar {m}  :: One who serves in a public or religious office
bediende {mf}  :: employee, servant
bedienen {vt}  :: to be of assistance to someone
bedienen {vt}  :: to serve someone at a restaurant
bedienen {vt}  :: to operate a device
bedienen {vt} [Roman Catholicism]  :: to administer the last sacraments to someone
bediener {m}  :: operator
bediening {f}  :: attendance, service
bediening {f}  :: maintenance, service
bediening {f}  :: operation
bediening {f} [Roman Catholicism]  :: last rites
bedieningspaneel {n}  :: control panel
beëdigen {vt}  :: to swear in, to give an oath to
beëdiging {f}  :: the act of swearing in
bedijken {vt}  :: to dyke, to confine or protect with dykes [in relation to bodies of water and parts of land]
bedilal {m}  :: someone who condescends excessively and pettily
bedillen {vt}  :: to patronise, to treat as less than adult
bedingen {vt}  :: to claim rights to something through negotiation; to stipulate
bedkamer {f} [uncommon]  :: bedroom
bedleger {n} [archaic]  :: sickbed, bedrest
bedleger {n} [obsolete]  :: sick person, person in bedrest
bedleger {n} [obsolete]  :: bed
bedlegerig {adj}  :: bedridden, confined to bed, usually on medical grounds
bedodden {v} [Brabant]  :: alternative spelling of bedotten
bedoeïen {m}  :: a bedouin, member of a nomadic Arab desert tribe
bedoelen {vt}  :: to mean
bedoelen {vt}  :: to intend
bedoeling {f}  :: intention (goal, purpose)
bedompt {adj}  :: stuffy, poorly ventilated
bedonderen {vt}  :: to double-cross, to cheat
bedotten {vt}  :: to mislead, to trick
bedotten {vt}  :: to cheat, to scam
bedoven {adj} [archaic, dialectal]  :: submerged, under water [sometimes also used of other fluids]
bedrag {n}  :: Amount of money
bedragen {vt}  :: to amount to
bedreigen {vt}  :: to threaten
bedreiging {f}  :: threat, menace
bedremmelen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to embarrass, to make shy or compliant, to intimidate
bedreven {adj}  :: skillful
bedriegelijk {adj}  :: superseded spelling of bedrieglijk
bedriegen {vt}  :: to deceive
bedriegen {vt}  :: to cheat on one's significant other
bedrieger {m}  :: deceiver, cheater, fraudster
bedrieger {m}  :: crook, hustler, impostor
bedriegerij {f}  :: trickery, deceit
bedrieglijk {adj}  :: deceitful (regarding one's character)
bedrieglijk {adj}  :: fraudulent (regarding one's practices)
bedrieglijk {adj}  :: deceptive (regarding one's looks)
bedrieglijk {adj}  :: fallacious
bedriegster {m}  :: female deceiver, cheater, fraudster
bedriegster {m}  :: female crook, hustler, impostor
bedrijf {n}  :: operation, activity, especially economic
bedrijf {n} [formal]  :: profession
bedrijf {n}  :: company
bedrijf {n} [theatre]  :: act, major unit in a theatre piece
bedrijfsklimaat {n}  :: working atmosphere; social relations at the workplace; morale of a company
bedrijfsklimaat {n}  :: the commercial and economic conditions for companies in a given city or country
bedrijfsleven {n}  :: The corporate world
bedrijten {vt} [obsolete]  :: to soil with faeces, to beshit
bedrijven {vt}  :: to do, to perform, to carry out
bedrijven {vt}  :: to commit, perpetrate
bedrijvende vorm {f} [grammar]  :: active voice
bedrillen {vt} [archaic]  :: to domineer, to dominate, to intimidate
bedroefd {adj}  :: sorrowful, sad
bedroefd {adj}  :: little, paltry
bedroeven {vt}  :: to grieve, sadden
bedrog {n}  :: deception, fraud
bedruipen {vt}  :: to baste
bedruipen {vr} [idiomatic]  :: to be financially independent, to support oneself without assistance from others
bedrukken {vt}  :: to print on
bedstede {f}  :: closet-bed
bedstee {f} {m}  :: closet-bed
beducht {adj}  :: afraid
beduid {n} [Northern Dutch]  :: obsolete form of bedied
beduiden {vt}  :: to signify
beduiden {vt}  :: to indicate, signal
beduiden {vt}  :: to foreshadow
beduidend {adj}  :: significant, considerable
beduidsel {n} [Northern]  :: obsolete form of bediedsel
beduimelen {vt}  :: to stain or soil by (excessive) touching with thumbs or fingers
beduveld {adj} [archaic]  :: possessed by devils
beduveld {adj}  :: nuts, senseless
beduvelen {vt}  :: to deceive, to cheat, to swindle
bedwang {n}  :: constraint, check, control
bedwants {mf}  :: bedbug
bedwelmen {vt}  :: to stun, intoxicate
bedwingen {vt}  :: to restrain
beefaal {m} [archaic]  :: electric eel
beek {f}  :: brook
beeld {n}  :: image
beeld {n}  :: statue, sculpture
beeld {n}  :: impression, idea
beeldbuis {f} [electronics]  :: cathode ray tube
beeldbuis {f} [metonymically]  :: a television
beeldend {adj} [arts]  :: visual, "plastic", pictorial
beeldende kunst {f}  :: visual arts
beeldenstorm {m}  :: iconoclasm
beeldhouwen {vt}  :: to carve (sculptures, as an art form)
beeldhouwen {n}  :: (the art of) sculpture
beeldhouwer {m}  :: sculptor
Beeldhouwer {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Sculptor
beeldhouwkunst {f}  :: Artistic sculpting
beeldhouwwerk {n}  :: sculpture, an object created by sculpting
beeldig {adj}  :: beautiful, lovely
beeldmontage {f}  :: A montage composed from various pictures or (e.g. film) images
beeldpunt {n}  :: pixel
beeldscherm {n}  :: screen (screen where an image is shown)
beeldscherm {n}  :: monitor (computer display)
beeldscherpte {f}  :: resolution (of an image)
beeldschoon {adj}  :: gorgeous
beeldspraak {f}  :: metaphor, figure of speech
beeltenis {f}  :: image
beeltenis {f}  :: portrait
been {n}  :: leg, limb of a person, horse (other animals have poten) and certain objects (again many have poten)
been {n} [mathematics]  :: side, leg
been {n}  :: bone, constituent part of a skeleton
been {n}  :: [uncountable] bone, the chalky material bones are made of
beenbreker {m}  :: [archaic] sea eagle
beenderhuis {n}  :: bonehouse (often at a graveyard), charnel house (building for the storage of exhumed bones)
beendermeel {n}  :: bone meal
beenhouwer {m} [chiefly southern]  :: butcher, who professionally sells (and often prepares) meat products
beenmerg {n}  :: bone marrow
beenvis {m} [zoology]  :: A bonefish
beenvlies {n}  :: periosteum
beer {m}  :: bear (large predatory mammal of the family Ursidae)
beer {m} [metaphor]  :: person who is physically impressive and/or crude
beer {m} [student slang]  :: debt, credit
beer {m}  :: boar (male swine)
beer {m}  :: A protective external construction, notably against ice or supporting the weight of the main building
beer {m}  :: liquid manure [excrement gathered in a pit to fertilize]
beermarter {m}  :: binturong, bearcat
beerput {m}  :: cesspool, storage for effluent waste
bees {} [Brabantian]  :: kiss
bees {}  :: candy
bees {}  :: berry
beest {n}  :: animal, beast
beestenbende {f}  :: mess (as if resulting from animals stampeding)
beet {m}  :: bite
beetje {adv}  :: a bit, a little bit, somewhat
beetje {determiner}  :: a bit of, a little bit of, some
beetje {noun}  :: Small amount
beetnemen {vt}  :: to fool, to trick
beetpakken {vt}  :: to clutch
beetwortel {m}  :: sugar beet
bef {f} [archaic]  :: collar
bef {f}  :: An ornamental pair of bands worn hanging onto the chest, notably as part of formal dress by magistrates, professors and certain Catholic and Protestant clergy
bef {f}  :: By analogy, certain other objects
bef {f}  :: Patch on the throat or chest of a different color on cats or dogs
bef {f} [slang]  :: The female genitalia
bef {f}  :: A nickname for an unspecified small Dutch coin
BEF {initialism}  :: Belgische frank, the Belgian franc, Belgium's national currency before the introduction of the Euro as founding member of the monetary union
befaamd {adj}  :: famous, famed
beffen {vtr} [often]  :: to put on a 'bef' (ornamental bands or collar) on (someone's formal dress)
beffen {vi}  :: to wear such a 'bef'; hence, to look smart(ly dressed)
beffen {vt} [colloquial]  :: to sensually stimulate the vagina physically, as by licking
beffen {v}  :: alternative form of blaffen
beffer {m}  :: Someone who wears (and/or or puts on) a bef (collar etc. senses)
beffer {m}  :: A lover who orally stimulates the anus and/or vagina
beffer {m}  :: A (notably small) dog who yelps, barks sharply
befgajes {n} [slang, pejorative, collective]  :: the legal profession, judges and lawyers
befrekel {m} [derogatory]  :: A sanctimonious priest
beg {m} [historical]  :: alternative form of bei
begaafdheid {f}  :: talent
begaan {vt}  :: to walk upon, to tread on
begaan {vt}  :: to commit (e.g. a misdeed)
begaan {vt} [mostly with laten]  :: to do, to act as one wills
begaanbaar {adj}  :: negotiable, traversable
begadkefat {f} [linguistics]  :: begadkefat
begane grond {m}  :: first floor (US), ground floor (British)
begeerd {adj}  :: coveted
begeerlijk {adj}  :: desirable
begeerte {f}  :: desire
begeerte {f}  :: covetousness
begeesteren {vt}  :: to animate, to enthuse
begeestigen {vt} [uncommon]  :: alternative form of begeesteren
begeleiden {vt}  :: to accompany
begeleiden {vt}  :: to guide, oversee
begeleiden {vt}  :: to supervise (a student)
begeleider {m}  :: accompanier, escort
begeleider {m}  :: guide
begeleider {m}  :: tutor, mentor
begeleiding {f}  :: accompaniment, guidance
begelukzaligen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to bless, to bestow blessings
begelukzaligen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to make happy, to beatify
begeren {vt}  :: to covet
begerig {adj}  :: covetous, avaricious, desirous
begerigheid {f}  :: avariciousness, covetousness
begeven {vi} [with het as object]  :: to give way, to collapse, to break down
begeven {vr}  :: to go (somewhere), move towards
begiftigen {vt}  :: to grant, gift
begin {n}  :: start, beginning
beginletter {f}  :: initial, first letter
beginnen {v} [ergative]  :: to begin
beginner {m}  :: Someone who is just starting something, or has only recently started (similar to English)
beginnerscursus {m}  :: beginners' course
beginnetje {noun} [wikis]  :: stub
beginpunt {n}  :: starting point
beginsel {n}  :: principle
begonia {m}  :: begonia
begooien {vt}  :: to throw at
begraafplaats {f}  :: cemetery, a ground reserved for graves
begrafenis {f}  :: burial, funeral
begrafenisondernemer {m}  :: A funeral director, undertaker
begraven {vt}  :: to bury
begrazen {vt}  :: to graze on
begrazen {vt} [rare]  :: to plant grass on
begrazing {f}  :: grazing
begrensd {adj}  :: limited, circumscribed
begrensd {adj} [mathematics]  :: bounded
begrenzen {vt}  :: to demarcate, limit
begrenzen {vt}  :: to neighbor
begrijpelijk {adj}  :: understandable
begrijpen {vt}  :: to understand (concepts, ideas), to comprehend
begrip {n}  :: understanding, comprehension
begrip {n}  :: notion, concept, term
begrip {n}  :: institution (well-known entity)
begroeien {vi}  :: to overgrow (e.g. with vegetation)
begroeten {vt}  :: to hail, greet
begroeting {f}  :: greeting (acknowledgement of a persons presence or arrival)
begroten {vt}  :: to budget, to appraise, to estimate
begroting {f}  :: budget
begrotingskort {n} [rare]  :: budget deficit
begrotingstekort {n}  :: budget deficit
begrotingsunie {f}  :: fiscal union
begunstigde {noun}  :: beneficiary
begunstigen {vt}  :: to favour, to benefice
beha {m}  :: a bra
behaaglijk {adj}  :: pleasant, agreeable, comfortable
behaaglijkheid {f}  :: agreeableness
behaagziek {adj}  :: overly willing to please, fawning
behagen {vt} [formal]  :: to delight
behalen {vt}  :: to gain, to achieve
behalve {prep}  :: except
behandelaar {m}  :: therapist
behandelen {vt}  :: to handle, to treat
behandelen {vt}  :: to treat (medically)
behandeling {f}  :: (medical) treatment
behandeling {f}  :: (judicial) treatment
behang {n}  :: wallpaper
behangen {vt}  :: to hang things on, to behang
behangen {vti}  :: to wallpaper
behangselpapier {n}  :: wallpaper (decorative paper to hang on walls)
behapbaar {adj}  :: manageable
behartigen {vt}  :: to look after, serve, study, promote, be watchful of [a person's interests], have [a person's interests] at heart, take to heart
beheer {n}  :: management, administration
beheerbaar {adj}  :: manageable
beheerder {m}  :: manager, warden, administrator, curator, steward
beheersbaar {adj}  :: controllable
beheersen {vt}  :: to control, to master
beheersing {f}  :: control
beheersing {f}  :: knowledge
beheerst {adj}  :: restrained
beheinen {vt} [archaic]  :: to enclose
behelzen {vt}  :: to contain
behelzen {vt}  :: to involve
behendig {adj}  :: nimble, agile
behendig {adj}  :: graceful
behendig {adj}  :: skillful
behendigheid {f}  :: agility, skill, skilfulness
beheren {vt}  :: to manage, administer
behinderd {adj}  :: disabled, handicapped
behoeden {vt}  :: to protect, watch over
behoeden {vt}  :: to preserve
behoeder {m}  :: protector
behoedzaam {adj}  :: careful, cautious
behoefte {f}  :: a need
behoefte {f} [euphemistic]  :: defecation
behoeftig {adj}  :: needy
behoeven {vt}  :: to need
behoorlijk {adj}  :: reasonable, fitting, proper
behoorlijk {adv}  :: quite
behoren {vi}  :: to belong [+ tot (object) = to] (be accepted in a group)
behoren {vi}  :: to befit, behoove
behoud {n}  :: preservation
behouden {vt}  :: to save, keep
behouden {vt}  :: to preserve
behoudend {adj}  :: conservative
behoudens {prep}  :: except for
behulp {n}  :: help, aid
behuwen {vt} [historical]  :: to acquire in marriage
behuwen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to marry
bei {f} [obsolete]  :: berry
bei {n} [historical]  :: bey, beg (historical Turkish official)
beiaard {m}  :: carillon
beide {determiner}  :: both
beiden {pron}  :: both (referring to a person)
Beieren {prop} {n}  :: Bavaria
Beiers {adj}  :: Bavarian, in, from or relating to Bavaria, its Germanic people and culture
Beiers {n}  :: The (High) German dialects group Bavarian, spoken in Bavaria
beige {adj}  :: beige
beijveren {vr}  :: to endeavor, to devote oneself to something or put great effort into something
beëindigen {vt}  :: to end, to finish, to conclude
beëindigen {vt}  :: to put a stop to
Beire {prop}  :: form of Albert
Beiroet {prop} {n}  :: Beirut, capital of Lebanon
beitel {m}  :: A chisel, tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal
beitelen {vt}  :: to chisel
bejaard {adj}  :: elderly
bejaarde {mf} [sometimes, derogatory]  :: elderly person
bejaardenpartij {f}  :: pensioners' party, political party that is aimed toward elderly voters and prioritises their interests
bejagen {vt}  :: to hunt after
bejubelen {vt}  :: to cause to become jubilant, to cheer for
bek {m}  :: a bird's beak
bek {m}  :: any animal's mouth (such as a snout)
bek {m} [colloquial]  :: a human mouth
bekaaid {adj}  :: [come off] badly
bekakken {vt}  :: to shit on
bekakt {adj} [literally, rare]  :: shit-soiled
bekakt {adj}  :: posh, haughty, snooty
bekan {adv} [Brabantian]  :: almost
bekend {adj}  :: (well-)known
bekend {adj}  :: familiar, trusted
bekende {m}  :: An acquaintance, someone known/trusted to the person of reference, yet often less than a friend
bekende {m}  :: (with the definite article: het bekende) The known, what one is familiar with
bekendheid {f}  :: acquaintance (familiarity)
bekendheid {f}  :: fame
bekendheid {f}  :: someone famous, a celebrity
bekendmaken {vt}  :: to announce, to make known
bekendmaken {vt}  :: to denounce
bekennen {vt}  :: to acknowledge, confess
bekennen {vt}  :: to see, to make out, to discern
bekennen {vt} [dated]  :: to have sex, to know
bekentenis {f}  :: confession
bekentenis {f}  :: acknowledgement
beker {m}  :: cup, mug
beker {m}  :: cup (trophy)
Beker {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Crater
bekeren {vt}  :: to convert (e.g. religion)
bekeren {vi}  :: to participate in a cup match
bekering {f}  :: religious conversion
bekertoernooi {n}  :: cup (tournament)
bekeuren {vt}  :: to fine, to penalise
bekeuring {f}  :: fine
bekeuring {f}  :: the act of fining
bekijken {v}  :: to look at, to view
bekijven {vt}  :: to insult, to throw insults at
bekken {n}  :: basin, broad-shaped liquid container
bekken {n} [geography]  :: basin, geological depression
bekken {n}  :: pelvis, basin-shaped body region
bekken {n} [music]  :: cymbal, two-part metallic percussion instrument
bekken {vi} [literally]  :: to peck (at a target)
bekken {vi} [rare]  :: to snap, to sneer (at someone)
bekken {vi} [colloquial]  :: to sound, to feel in the mouth when sung or spoken
bekkeneel {n}  :: cranium
bekken trekken {vi}  :: to make faces, in jest or expressively
bekkentrekken {v}  :: alternative form of bekken trekken
bekkesnijden {v}  :: to play a rural game that involved cutting cheeks with knives or coins [generally not inflected]
bekkesnijder {m} [pejorative, dated]  :: vandal, cutthroat, ruffian
bekkesnijder {m} [historical]  :: someone who played a rural game that involved cutting cheeks with knives or coins
beklagen {vt}  :: to lament, grieve
beklagen {vr}  :: to complain [+ over (object) = about]
beklagenswaardig {adj}  :: lamentable, pitiful
bekleden {vt}  :: to clothe
bekleden {vt}  :: to upholster
bekleden {vt} [figuratively]  :: to grant someone an official position (such as priesthood)
bekleding {f}  :: upholstering (padding, covers, etc. found on furniture)
beklemmen {vt}  :: to squeeze
beklemmen {vt} [figuratively]  :: to distress, strain
beklemmen {vt} [figuratively]  :: to oppress, stifle
beklemtonen {vt}  :: to stress (a syllable)
beklemtonen {vt} [figuratively]  :: to emphasize, to stress
beklijven {vi}  :: to last, to remain, to endure
beklijven {vi} [Netherlands]  :: to remain attached, to adhere, to stick [+ aan (object) = to]
beklimmen {vt}  :: to climb, mount
beklimmer {m}  :: climber
beknibbelen {vi}  :: to cut down on expenses, save up (often parsimoniously)
beknopt {adj}  :: concise
bekogelen {vt}  :: to bombard, launch a hail of projectiles at a target
bekogelen {vt}  :: to besiege, systematically attack or taunt by any (e.g. verbal) means
bekogelen {vt}  :: to delude, play tricks on someone
bekokstoven {vt}  :: to devise, to machinate, to concoct
bekomen {vi}  :: to recover
bekomen {vt} [Belgium]  :: to obtain, to acquire
bekomen {v}  :: to please, to be enjoyable
bekommeren {vt} [obsolete]  :: to worry, to concern
bekommeren {vr}  :: to concern oneself, to worry/be worried [+ om (object) = with, about]
bekommernis {f}  :: solicitude, distress
bekoorlijk {adj}  :: attractive
bekopen {vt}  :: to pay for, to suffer punishment for
bekopen {vt} [now only in the passive]  :: to swindle, to hustle
bekoren {vt}  :: to charm
bekoren {vt}  :: to captivate
bekoring {f}  :: charm, appeal, attractiveness, allure
bekoring {f}  :: temptation
bekoring {f}  :: pleasure
bekorten {vt}  :: to shorten
bekostigen {vt}  :: to finance, to pay for
bekostiging {f}  :: defrayment
bekrachtigen {vt}  :: to ratify, to bring into force
bekritiseren {vt}  :: to criticise
bekrompen {adj}  :: narrow-minded, prejudiced
bekronen {vt}  :: to crown
bekronen {vt}  :: to award
bekroning {f}  :: crowning
bekruipen {vt}  :: to creep on/ up to, to approach and/or mount by crawling, especially stealthily
bekruipen {vt}  :: to steal upon, to come over, to assail (of feelings and thoughts)
bekruisen {vr} [with _, pronoun, Christianity, chiefly Roman Catholicism]  :: to make the sign of the cross, to becross oneself
bekruisen {vt} [nautical]  :: to repeatedly traverse a patrol area, to sail on patrol throughout a certain area
bekruisen {vt}  :: to becross, to put a cross on
bekwaam {adj}  :: capable, competent
bekwaamheid {f}  :: competence, capability, skill, adeptness
bekwamen {vt}  :: to train
bekwamen {vr}  :: to study
bekwijlen {vt}  :: to cover in drool, to drool on
bel {mf}  :: bell
bel {mf}  :: bubble
belabberd {adj}  :: rotten
belachelijk {adj}  :: ridiculous
belachen {vt}  :: to laugh at, to belaugh [typically mocking]
beladen {v}  :: to burden, to charge, to lade, to freight, to load, to encumber
beladen {v}  :: to pack, to pile
beladen {adj}  :: laden, fraught (heavily loaded or weighed down)
belagen {vt}  :: to beleaguer, waylay
belagen {vt}  :: to vex, harass or beset
belager {m}  :: A harasser, crafty and/or persistent assailant, even a stalker
Belanda Hitam {prop}  :: African KNIL soldiers
belanden {vi}  :: to end up
belang {n}  :: interest, concern
belang {n}  :: importance, significance
belanghebbend {adj}  :: important
belanghebbend {adj}  :: interested (e.g. owning a share of a company)
belanghebbende {noun}  :: interested party
belangrijk {adj}  :: important
belangstelling {f}  :: interest (e.g. in a subject)
belastbaar {adj}  :: taxable, subject to taxation
belasten {vt}  :: to burden, encumber
belasten {vt}  :: to charge (e.g. taxes)
belasteren {vt}  :: to defame, discredit
belasting {f}  :: strain, burden, load
belasting {f}  :: tax, levy by public authorities
belasting {f} [electrical engineering]  :: load
belastingaangifte {f}  :: tax declaration
belastingafspraak {mf}  :: advance tax ruling, tax ruling
belastingbetaler {m}  :: taxpayer
belastingdruk {m}  :: tax burden, tax pressure
belastingformulier {n}  :: tax form
belastinginner {m}  :: tax collector
belastingontduiking {f}  :: tax evasion
belastingontwijking {f}  :: tax avoidance
belastingovereenkomst {f}  :: advance tax ruling, tax ruling
belastingparadijs {n}  :: tax haven
belazeren {vt}  :: to con, to scam
bel de brandweer {phrase}  :: call the fire brigade!
bel de politie {phrase}  :: call the police!
belebberen {vt}  :: to lick intensively and audibly
belebberen {v}  :: obsolete form of belabberen
beledigen {vt}  :: to offend
belediging {f}  :: insult, verbal abuse
beleefd {adj}  :: polite (well-mannered)
beleefdheid {f}  :: politeness
bel een ambulance {phrase}  :: call an ambulance!
beleg {n} [military]  :: siege on a city
beleg {n}  :: bread topping
belegen {adj}  :: mature, ripe (said of cheese, fruits and etc)
belegeren {vt}  :: to besiege
belegering {f}  :: siege
belegeringsmunt {f}  :: obsidional coin
belegerkunde {f}  :: siegecraft
beleggen {vt}  :: to cover, smear, butter, spread over (e.g. a piece of bread with butter and jam)
beleggen {vt} [finance]  :: to invest money
belegger {m}  :: investor
beleid {n}  :: policy
beleid {n}  :: care, circumspection
beleidsmaker {m}  :: policy maker
beleidsmedewerker {m}  :: policy worker (someone employed to (co)develop policy)
belemmen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to hinder
belemmeren {vt}  :: to obstruct, to hinder, to hamper
belemmering {f}  :: obstacle
belenen {vt}  :: to pledge, to impawn
belenen {vt} [historical]  :: to enfeoff
beletsel {n}  :: obstacle, hindrance
beletten {vt}  :: to hinder, prevent
beleven {vt}  :: to experience, live, go through
beleven {vt}  :: to profess, practice openly (notably a faith or conviction)
beleven {vt} [obsolete]  :: to live, exist in (a time or space)
beleven {vt} [obsolete]  :: to observe, follow (a command etc.)
belevenis {f}  :: experience (something that is experienced)
beleving {f}  :: experience (act of experiencing, something that is experienced)
belezen {vt}  :: to enchant by reading a spell
belezen {vt}  :: to exorcise
belezen {vt}  :: to convince
belezen {adj}  :: well-read, well informed and knowledgeable because of extensive reading
belezen {adj}  :: hence book-smart, erudite
Belg {m}  :: Belgian (inhabitant of Belgium)
belgen {vr} [dated]  :: to become angry
belgen {vt} [archaic]  :: to anger
België {prop} {n}  :: Belgium
Belgisch {adj}  :: Belgian (of or pertaining to Belgium or its people)
belgitude {f}  :: the concept of Belgian national identity, formulated in a self-depreciating or humorous way
Belgrado {prop} {n}  :: The city Belgrade, presently capital of Serbia and previously of Serbia-Montenegro, Yugoslavia and various of the previous states in this Balkan region
belgziek {adj}  :: irritable, snappy (prone to growing angry)
belhamel {m}  :: bellwether (the leading sheep of a flock, having a bell hung round its neck)
belhamel {m}  :: tomboy, rascal
belichamen {vt}  :: to embody
belichaming {f}  :: embodiment
belichten {vt}  :: to illuminate
belichten {vt}  :: to expose
believen {vt}  :: to please
belijden {vt}  :: to confess
belijden {vt}  :: to profess
belijdenis {f}  :: confession
belijder {m}  :: confessor
belijdster {f}  :: female confessor
belikken {vt} [uncommon]  :: to lick
Belize {prop} {n}  :: Belize
belladonna {f} {m}  :: belladonna, deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna)
bellen {vi}  :: to ring, like using a bell
bellen {vt}  :: to call, by bell (originally) or (now mostly) telephone; to dial
bellen {vi}  :: to bark, like a canine
bellen {vt}  :: to bark, scold, insult, rage at
belligerent {adj}  :: belligerent, engaged in warfare
belligerent {m}  :: A belligerent, armed party in warfare
Bellona {prop} {f}  :: Bellona (Roman goddess of war)
beloega {m}  :: beluga
beloeren {vt}  :: to leer at, to gaze at, to lurk at
belofte {f}  :: promise, vow, pledge
belofte maakt schuld {proverb}  :: promise is debt
beloftenploeg {m}  :: Alternative spelling of belofteploeg, used until 1966 and by those who pronounce the 'n'
belofteploeg {m} [soccer]  :: A team of young promising players
belonen {vt}  :: to reward
beloning {f}  :: reward
beloven {vt}  :: to promise
belt {m} [archaic]  :: heap, hill
belt {m} [Suriname]  :: (clothing) belt
beluisteren {vt}  :: to listen to
Beëlzebub {prop} {m}  :: Beelzebub (demon)
bemachtigen {vt}  :: to acquire with difficulty
bemachtigen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to empower, to give power to
bemannen {vt}  :: to man (to supply with staff or crew)
bemanning {f}  :: crew
bemanningslid {n}  :: crew, member of a crew
bemerken {vt}  :: to notice
bemiddeld {adj}  :: affluent, well-to-do
bemiddelen {vt}  :: to mediate
bemiddeling {f}  :: mediation
beminnaar {m}  :: admirer, connoisseur, lover
beminnelijk {adj}  :: lovely, with love
beminnelijk {adj}  :: warmly
beminnen {vt} [formal or archaic]  :: to love
beminnenswaardigheid {f}  :: lovableness
bemoedigen {vt}  :: to encourage
bemoeial {mf}  :: busybody
bemoeien {vr}  :: to interfere, to meddle [+ met (object) = with]
bemoeienis {f}  :: intervention
bemoeizucht {f}  :: intrusiveness, meddlesomeness; a strong desire to meddle with other people's business
benaaien {vt}  :: to sew onto
benadelen {vt}  :: to disadvantage, to wrong
benaderen {vt}  :: to approach
benaderen {vt}  :: to approximate
benadering {f}  :: approach
benadering {f}  :: approximation
benadrukken {vt}  :: to emphasize
benaming {f}  :: denomination, appellation
benauwd {adj}  :: stuffy, poorly ventilated
benauwen {vt}  :: to confine, to enclose
benauwen {vt}  :: to oppress
benauwen {vt}  :: to distress
bende {f}  :: gang, squad
bende {f}  :: mess as in: a disagreeable mixture of a large quantity of objects in disorder resulting from people misbehaving or animals stampeding
bende {contraction} [Brabantian]  :: contraction of bent gij
Bende van Vier {prop}  :: Gang of Four
benêe {adj} [dated]  :: contraction of beneden
beneden {adv}  :: below
beneden {adv}  :: downstairs
beneden {prep}  :: under, below, beneath
benedenbuur {m}  :: downstairs neighbour
beneden de Moerdijk {prep} [Netherlands]  :: in the Southern Netherlands
beneden de Moerdijk {prep} [Belgium]  :: in Belgium
benedenhuis {n}  :: the downstairs or lower portion of a house, often a house separate (i.e. with separate inhabitants) from the upstairs or upper portion
benedenstad {f}  :: lower city
benedenwaarts {adv}  :: downwards
benedenwaarts {adj}  :: downward
benedenwaarts {adv}  :: downwards
benedenwinds {adj}  :: leeward
benedictijner {adj} [Roman Catholicism]  :: Benedictine
benee {adj}  :: contraction of beneden
benemen {vt}  :: to take away; snatch
benemen {vt}  :: to purloin, to rob, to steal, to filch, to swipe
benen {adj}  :: made of bone
benen {v}  :: to walk in large strides
benenwagen {m} [mildly, humorous]  :: shanks' pony; the feet or legs as a form of transport
benevens {prep}  :: besides
Bengaalse vos {m}  :: Bengal fox (Vulpes bengalensis)
Bengalen {prop} {n}  :: Bengal (region)
bengel {m}  :: young rascal, a naughty to mischievous knave
bengelen {vi}  :: to dangle, swing around loosely
benieuwd {adj}  :: longing to see, hear or understand, expectant
benieuwen {vt}  :: to arouse a feeling of curiosity or longing to see, hear or understand something
benig {adj}  :: bony
benigne {adj} [medicine]  :: benign
benijden {vt}  :: to envy, be envious or jealous
Benin {prop} {n}  :: Benin
ben je allergisch voor medicijnen {phrase} [colloquial]  :: are you allergic to any medications?
bennen {v} [nonstandard, Holland]  :: alternative form of zijn (only the form zijn itself, not the other inflected forms)
benodigd {adj}  :: required, necessary
benodigdheid {c}  :: supply; requirement; requisite
benodigen {vt}  :: to need, to require
benoemen {vt}  :: to appoint, nominate
bent u allergisch voor medicijnen {phrase} [formal]  :: are you allergic to any medications?
benul {n}  :: understanding, idea; insight, awareness
benutten {vt}  :: to make use of, to profit from, to take advantage of
benutten {vt} [sports]  :: to convert (a penalty kick etc.)
beïnvloeden {vt}  :: to influence
beïnvloeden {vt}  :: to manipulate, to interact
benzeen {n} [organic compound]  :: benzene
benzine {f}  :: petrol, gas, gasoline
benzinestation {n}  :: service station or petrol station [UK]; gas station [US]
beoefenaar {m}  :: practitioner
beoefenen {vt}  :: to practice regularly, ongoing: some sport, craft, skill, or profession
beogen {vt}  :: to intend, aim at
beoliën {vt}  :: to oil, to cover or lubricate with oil
beoordelen {vt}  :: to evaluate, to assess, to judge
beoordeling {f}  :: assessment, judgement
beoorlogen {vt} [uncommon]  :: to wage war against, to war against
Bep {prop} {f}  :: given name, diminutive of Elizabeth
bepaald {adj}  :: certain
bepaald {adj}  :: specific
bepaald {adv}  :: certainly, definitely, absolutely
bepaaldelijk {adv}  :: particularly
bepaald lidwoord {n} [grammar]  :: definite article
bepalen {vt}  :: to determine, to figure out
bepalen {vt}  :: to determine, to decide, to choose
bepalen {vr}  :: to limit oneself, to restrain oneself, to contain oneself
bepaling {f}  :: definition (determination of meaning)
bepaling {f}  :: condition (determination of possibility)
bepaling {f} [law]  :: provision
bepalingaankondigend voornaamwoord {n} [grammar]  :: a pronoun which announces that it should be immediately followed by a relative clause
bepeinzen {vt}  :: to contemplate, to ruminate over, to mediate on
beperken {vt}  :: to limit, to curtail, to restrict
beperken {vt}  :: to abridge
beperking {f}  :: restriction
beperking {f}  :: disability, handicap
beperkt {adj}  :: restricted, limited
beplakken {vt}  :: to glue together, to stick together
beplakken {vt}  :: to stick something onto
beplanten {vt}  :: to plant, to plant with (to provide with plants)
beplanten {vt} [military, dated]  :: to supply [with artillery]
beplaten {vt}  :: to plate
bepleiten {vt}  :: to plead, to advocate
bepotelen {vt} [Southern Dutch, chiefly Belgian]  :: to grope, to touch sexually
bepotelen {vt} [Southern Dutch, chiefly Belgian]  :: to get one's hands on, to handle, to control
bepraten {vt}  :: to talk over, discuss
beraad {n}  :: consideration (the process of considering)
beraadslagen {vt}  :: to discuss in depth, to deliberate
beraden {vr}  :: to consider, to think, to wonder
beraden {adj}  :: thoughtful
beramen {vt}  :: to devise, to plot
beramen {vt}  :: to calculate, to estimate, to plan expenditure
berberaap {m}  :: Barbary macaque
Berbers {adj}  :: Berber
berd {n} [archaic]  :: table
berd {n} [Belgium]  :: plank
berechten {vt}  :: to judge, to try (take to court/trial)
berechtigd {adj}  :: entitled
berechtigd {adj}  :: authorized
berechtigen {v}  :: to entitle
berechtigen {v}  :: to authorize
beredeneren {vt}  :: to argue, reason
beregeil {adj} [colloquial, Netherlands]  :: incredibly sexy, incredibly horny
beregenen {vt} [uncommon]  :: to berain, to rain upon
beregenen {vt}  :: to spray water on, to sprinkle water on
bereid {adj}  :: ready, prepared
bereid {adj}  :: willing
bereiden {vt}  :: to prepare
bereidheid {f}  :: willingness
bereiding {f}  :: preparation
bereik {n}  :: The reach
bereik {n}  :: A compass (area)
bereikbaar {adj}  :: reachable
bereikbaar {adj}  :: achievable, attainable
bereiken {vt}  :: to arrive at, to reach, to get to
bereiken {vt}  :: to achieve, to attain
berekenen {vt}  :: to calculate, to compute
berekening {f}  :: computation
berenleider {m}  :: bear leader
beren op de weg zien {v} [idiom]  :: to imagine problems
berg {m}  :: mountain, hill
bergachtig {adj}  :: mountainous
bergaf {adv} [literal]  :: downhill, moving down a slope
bergaf {adv} [figurative]  :: downhill, worsening
bergafwaarts {adv}  :: down the hill, in a downward direction
bergamot {f}  :: bergamot (pear-shaped citrus fruit)
bergamotboom {m}  :: bergamot tree
bergbewoner {m}  :: mountain dweller
bergen {vt}  :: to store, to stash away
bergen {vt}  :: to salvage (a vessel)
Bergen {prop} {n}  :: Mons city, in Hainaut, Belgium
Bergen {prop} {n}  :: Bergen, a port city in Norway
Bergen op Zoom {prop} {n}  :: Bergen op Zoom (city in North Brabant, the Netherlands)
berggeit {f}  :: One of several goat antelopes that inhabit mountain regions, including (subspecies of) Capra aegagrus and Oreamnos americanus
berggod {m}  :: mountain god
berggodin {f}  :: mountain goddess
Berghen op Soom {prop} {n}  :: obsolete spelling of Bergen op Zoom
Berghen op Zoom {prop} {n}  :: obsolete spelling of Bergen op Zoom
berging {f}  :: rescue, salvage (act of recovering or bringing to safety)
berging {f}  :: storage room, storeroom
bergingsbedrijf {n}  :: rescue company (for ships)
bergketen {f}  :: mountain range
bergklassement {noun} [cycling]  :: mountains classification
bergkristal {n}  :: rock crystal (clear, colourless form of quartz)
bergleeuw {m}  :: mountain lion, puma
bergnimf {f} [mythology]  :: mountain nymph, oread
bergpad {n}  :: mountain path, mountainous road
bergpas {m}  :: mountain pass
bergplaats {f}  :: storage location
bergère {f}  :: wing chair
bergère {f} [obsolete]  :: shepherdess
bergreeks {f}  :: mountain range
bergreus {m}  :: (general) mountain giant
bergreus {m}  :: (specific) mountain giant in Norse mythology
bergrijst {f} {m}  :: mountain rice (rice cultivated in dry fields at high altitudes)
bergrug {m}  :: A mountain-ridge, (line/view formed by) a (chain of) mountain top(s)
bergrug {m} [metonymy]  :: The top section of a mountain, where its slopes meet
Bergse Maas {prop}  :: a canal that was constructed in 1904 to be the main distributary of the Maas River (French: Meuse) in the Dutch province of North Brabant
bergstof {f} [formal]  :: mineral, mineral resource
bergtop {m}  :: mountaintop, peak (the summit of a mountain)
bergvesting {f}  :: mountain stronghold, mountain fort
bergvrede {m}  :: fortified tower, donjon, keep
bericht {n}  :: message
bericht {n}  :: news
bericht {n}  :: communication
berichten {vi}  :: to report, inform
berijden {vt}  :: to ride (a horse or other animal)
berijden {vt}  :: to drive/travel over (a road)
berijder {m}  :: A rider, who rides a mount
berijder {m} [history]  :: A mobile deputy mandated by a Flemish baljuw (high feudal bailiff) to render justice in and under his jurisdiction
berin {f}  :: a she-bear / female bear (large predatory mammal of the family Ursidae)
Beringzee {prop}  :: Bering Sea
berispen {vt}  :: to scold, reprimand
berisping {f}  :: Admonition
berk {m}  :: birch
berkelium {n}  :: berkelium
berkenroede {f}  :: a birch rod, a rod made from birch twigs
Berlijn {prop} {n}  :: Berlin, capital of Germany
berliner {m}  :: newspaper on Berliner format
berlinerbol {m}  :: Berliner (pastry)
berm {m}  :: berm (strip of land next to a road, street or sidewalk)
bermbom {f} {m}  :: roadside bomb
bermlamp {f}  :: lamp on the side of a car to light the side of the road
bermprostitutie {f}  :: roadside prostitution (prostitution that is advertised on the side of highways and other major roads)
Bern {prop}  :: Bern
beroemd {adj}  :: famous, renowned
beroemdheid {f}  :: Fame
beroemdheid {f}  :: Famous individual
beroep {n}  :: profession, vocation
beroepen {v} [with op]  :: to defend one's position according to a law or rule
beroepen {v} [ecclesiastical]  :: to request ordination (admission into the ministry of a church)
beroepen {v}  :: to refer to
beroepshalve {adv}  :: In one's professional capacity, while doing one's job; professionally
beroepsmatig {adj}  :: professional
beroerd {adj}  :: bad, poor, crappy
beroeren {vt}  :: to stir up, to cause unrest in
beroeren {vt}  :: to touch
beroerte {f} [symptom]  :: fit, stroke or seizure
beroezen {vr} [with reflexive pronoun]  :: to drink oneself a high or into intoxication
berokken {v}  :: alternative form of berokkenen
berokkenen {vt}  :: to cause, to bring about (something negative)
berooid {adj}  :: devoid of money and possessions
berooid {adj}  :: poor, miserable
berooidheid {f}  :: destitution, poverty
berooven {v}  :: obsolete spelling of beroven
berouw {n}  :: remorse
berouw {n}  :: regret
berouwen {v} [ergative]  :: to (cause to) regret
berouwvol {adj}  :: regretful, repentant
beroven {vt}  :: to rob [+ van (object) = of], to steal from
beroven {vt}  :: to deprive [+ van (object) = of]
bersten {v}  :: obsolete form of barsten
Bert {prop} {m}  :: given name, cognate to English Bert
berucht {adj}  :: notorious, infamous
berusten {vt}  :: to rest, depend on
berusten {vt}  :: to resign oneself, to accept after resisting; settle for
beryllium {n}  :: beryllium
bes {f}  :: berry
bes {f} [music]  :: B flat
bes {f}  :: an old woman
besabbelen {vt}  :: to suck or suckle on
besabbelen {v}  :: obsolete spelling of bezabbelen
beschaafd {adj}  :: civilized, cultured
beschaafd {adj}  :: courteous, polite
beschaamd {adj}  :: ashamed
beschadigen {vt}  :: to damage
beschadiging {f}  :: damage
beschadiging {f}  :: flaw
beschamen {vt}  :: to embarrass, to cause shame
beschamen {vt}  :: to disgrace, to dishonour
beschaven {vt}  :: to civilize
beschaven {vt} [obsolete]  :: to smoothen by scraping (with a plane)
beschaven {vt} [obsolete]  :: to rob, to bereave
beschaving {f}  :: civilization
bescheid {n}  :: reply, response
bescheid {n}  :: document, information
bescheiden {adj}  :: modest, humble, unassuming
bescheidenheid {f}  :: modesty
bescheidenheid {f}  :: something modest, such as a small gift
beschenken {vt} [with the recipient as the direct object and the transferred indicated with "met"]  :: to bestow (on), to confer
beschenken {vt} [with the recipient as the direct object]  :: to give a drink
beschenken {vr}  :: to get drunk
beschermen {vt}  :: to protect
beschermengel {m}  :: Guardian angel
beschermer {m}  :: protector, guardian
beschermfeest {n} [Roman Catholicism]  :: festival for a patron saint
beschermheilige {m} [Roman Catholicism]  :: patron saint
bescherming {f}  :: protection, shelter
beschermster {f}  :: female form of beschermer: protectress
beschieten {vt}  :: to shoot at, to fire at
beschijnen {vt}  :: to shine on
beschikbaar {adj}  :: available
beschikbaarheid {f}  :: availability
beschikken {vt}  :: to direct, have influence over, decide
beschikken {vi}  :: to have at one's disposal [+ over (object)]
beschikking {f}  :: command
beschilderd {adj}  :: painted
beschilderen {vt}  :: to paint, to put paint on, apply paint to
beschimmelen {vi}  :: to become mouldy
beschimpen {vt}  :: to taunt
beschimpen {vt}  :: to abuse
beschimping {f}  :: mocking reproach
beschonken {adj}  :: drunk, intoxicated
beschoren {adj} [usually predicatively]  :: blessed with
beschouwen {vt}  :: to contemplate
beschouwen {vt}  :: to consider, to regard [+ als (object) = as]
beschouwing {f}  :: consideration
beschrijven {vt}  :: to write on
beschrijven {vt}  :: to write (a letter) to
beschrijven {vt}  :: to describe
beschrijving {f}  :: description
beschroomd {adj}  :: timid
beschuit {f}  :: zwieback
beschuldigen {vt}  :: to accuse, blame
beschuldiging {f}  :: accusation
beschutten {vt}  :: to protect, to provide cover, to shield [+ tegen (object) = against, from]
beschutting {f}  :: shelter; protection, especially from the elements or from harm
beschutting {f}  :: shelter; object or place that offers protection
besef {n}  :: realisation
beseffen {vt}  :: to realize
beslaan {vt}  :: to cover, occupy
beslaan {vt}  :: to surround, envelop
beslaan {vi}  :: to fog up
beslaan {vt}  :: to shoe (a horse with horseshoes)
beslag {n} [legal]  :: arrest, detention
beslag {n}  :: (metal) cover (e.g. of a book)
beslag {n}  :: a horseshoe
beslag {n}  :: a dough (more fluid than deeg)
beslag {n}  :: the state of having reached the final decision or having definitively decided upon an arrangement
beslechten {vt}  :: to settle, to decide (a conflict)
beslissen {vt}  :: to decide, to determine
beslissen {vt}  :: to decide (between options)
beslissing {f}  :: decision
beslist {adv}  :: definitely, absolutely
beslommering {f}  :: daily worry, daily concerns
besloten {adj}  :: private
besloten {adj}  :: agreed, decided
besluipen {vt}  :: to stalk, to approach using stealth
besluipen {vt} [figuratively]  :: to bother constantly, to harass
besluit {n}  :: decision (e.g. after consideration of alternatives)
besluit {n}  :: determination (to do or follow through with something)
besluiteloos {adj}  :: indecisive, not decisive, unable or unwilling to make decisions or reach conlusions
besluiten {vt}  :: to decide, to make a decision
besmeren {vt}  :: to grease, to dirty, to apply grease or dirt to
besmettelijk {adj}  :: contagious
besmetten {vt}  :: to infect (with a disease)
besmetting {f}  :: contagion, contamination
besmeuren {vt}  :: to besmear, to stain, to soil, to dirty
besmuikt {adj}  :: secret, secretive
besnijden {vt}  :: to circumcise
besnijdenis {f}  :: circumcision
besogne {f}  :: everyday occupation, daily concern, daily business (that which occupies someone on an everyday basis)
besparen {vt}  :: to spare, save from
besparen {vt}  :: to save (money), economize
besparing {f}  :: saving
bespelen {vt}  :: to play (a musical instrument)
bespeler {m}  :: player (e.g. of a musical instrument)
bespeuren {vt}  :: to sense, to perceive
bespieden {vt}  :: to spy on, to watch secretively
bespioneren {vt}  :: to spy on, scope out
bespotten {vt}  :: to mock, to scorn
bespraakt {adj} [uncommon]  :: eloquent
bespreken {vt}  :: to discuss
bespreking {f}  :: a discussion
bespringen {vt}  :: to jump or pounce on
best {adj}  :: fine, okay
best {adv}  :: quite, rather
bestaan {vi}  :: to exist, to be
bestaan {vi}  :: to consist, to be made [+ uit (object) = out of]
bestaan {n}  :: existence
bestaansminimum {n}  :: subsistence income
bestaansminimum {n}  :: legally set minimum income, basic income
bestand {n}  :: archive, file
bestand {n} [computing]  :: file
bestand {n}  :: truce
bestand {adj}  :: capable of withstanding, capable to withstand
bestanddeel {n}  :: ingredient (one of the parts of a whole)
bestanddeel {n}  :: component, element
bestandssysteem {n} [computing]  :: file system
besteden {vt}  :: to spend
besteding {f}  :: spending
besteedbaar {adj}  :: disposable
bestek {n}  :: silverware, cutlery
bestek {n}  :: planning (of a journey or a building project)
bestel {n}  :: order, establishment (especially political)
bestel {n} [obsolete]  :: matter, issue
bestel {n} [obsolete]  :: governance, rule
bestelbus {m}  :: delivery van
bestelen {vt}  :: to rob
bestelformulier {n}  :: An order-form
bestellen {vt}  :: to order, demand delivery
bestellen {vt}  :: to deliver
besteller {m}  :: A deliverer of orders
besteller {m}  :: A client who orders or has ordered something
bestelling {f}  :: order (requesting a product or service)
bestelwagen {m}  :: delivery van
bestemmen {vt}  :: to intend, destine
bestemming {f}  :: purpose, future function of something
bestemming {f}  :: the place set for the end of a journey; destination
bestemming {f}  :: aim for one's life
bestempelen {vt}  :: to label [+ als (object) = as]
bestendig {adj}  :: lasting, permanent, as in bestendige deputatie (executive college in a Belgian province)
bestendig {adj}  :: resistant, enduring; -proof, in compounds indicating what against, e.g. weerbestendig 'weather-proof', hittebestendig 'heat-resistant'
bestendigen {vt}  :: to perpetuate, to prolong, to reinforce, to consolidate
besterven {vi}  :: to start to decompose after death
besterven {vi} [figuratively]  :: to disappear as if dying
bestiaal {adj}  :: bestial, beastly
bestiaal {n} [historical]  :: sale of livestock
bestiaal {n} [historical]  :: tax on the sale of livestock
bestiaal {n} [obsolete]  :: livestock, cattle
bestialiteit {f}  :: bestiality
bestieren {vt}  :: to govern
bestijgen {vt}  :: to mount
bestijgen {vt}  :: to climb, to ascend
best oké {adj}  :: passable
bestoken {vt}  :: to attack, to shoot at
bestoken {vt}  :: to shell, to bombard
bestoken {vt}  :: to plague, to harass
bestormen {vt}  :: to storm, to assault quickly
bestorming {f}  :: quick attack, storming
bestraffen {vt}  :: to punish
bestralen {vt}  :: to shine upon
bestralen {vt}  :: to irradiate
bestralen {vt}  :: to treat with radiotherapy
bestraling {f}  :: irradiation
bestraling {f}  :: radiotherapy
bestraten {vt}  :: to pave, to cover with stones
bestrijden {vt}  :: to fight against
bestrijder {m}  :: fighter
bestrijding {f}  :: suppression, control
bestrijdster {f}  :: female fighter
bestrijken {vt}  :: to smear, spread
bestrijken {vt}  :: to cover, to be spread across
bestuderen {vt}  :: to study, investigate
besturen {vt}  :: to steer
besturen {vt}  :: to operate
besturen {vt}  :: to drive (e.g. a car or vehicle)
besturen {vt}  :: to govern
besturing {f}  :: driving, operation
besturingsbus {m} [electronics]  :: control bus
besturingssysteem {n} [software]  :: operating system
bestuur {n}  :: management
bestuur {n}  :: governing board
bestuur {n}  :: reign
bestuurder {mf}  :: driver
bestuurder {mf}  :: manager
bestuurlijk {adj}  :: administrative
bestuurlijk sanctierecht {n}  :: A domain (ermerging) in law between administrative law and criminal law
bestuursambtenaar {m}  :: civil administrator
bestuursdienst {m}  :: civil administration
bestuurslui {noun}  :: management people
bestuurstaal {f}  :: An official language which is used by public authorities for administrative purposes
bestuursvorm {m}  :: form of government; polity
bet. {abbr}  :: betekenis
betaalbaar {adj}  :: payable, affordable
betaalbewijs {n}  :: receipt, written attestation of the transfer of money or goods
betaald krijgen {v}  :: to get paid
betaald zetten {v} [ditransitive]  :: to make (someone) pay for, to get back at (someone) for
betaalmuur {m}  :: paywall (the mechanism on a website that provides certain content only to paying visitors)
betakeling {f} [nautical]  :: whipping
betalen {vt}  :: to pay
betaling {f}  :: Payment
betalingstermijn {m}  :: term of payment, payment deadline
betamelijk {adj}  :: decent, proper
betamen {vi}  :: to behoove, be appropriate, fitting or necessary, to suit
betamen {vi}  :: to please, be welcome (to ...), befit
betamen {vi}  :: to belong to, be due to
betasten {vt}  :: to feel, to grope
betegelen {vt}  :: to tile, to put tiles on
betegeling {f}  :: tiling
betegeling {f} [geometry]  :: tessellation
betekenen {vt}  :: to mean, to signify
betekenis {f}  :: meaning
betekenisloos {adj}  :: meaningless
betekenisvol {adj}  :: meaningful
beteren {v} [ergative]  :: to improve, to become/make better
beteren {vt}  :: to tar
beter laat dan nooit {phrase}  :: better late than never
beter één vogel in de hand dan tien in de lucht {proverb} [idiomatic]  :: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
beterschap {f}  :: betterness, the state of being or becoming better or well
beterschap {interj}  :: get well; used to wish someone well when they are sick
beteugelen {vt}  :: to curb, rein
betichten {vt}  :: to accuse falsely
betitelen {vt}  :: to title, to name
betitelen {vt}  :: to caption
betogen {vt}  :: to demonstrate, to show
betogen {vt}  :: to (attempt to) produce evidence or proof
betoger {m}  :: demonstrator
betoging {f}  :: demonstration
beton {n}  :: concrete
betonen {vt}  :: to show
betonen {vt}  :: to emphasize, to accent
betonnen {adj}  :: (made of) concrete
betonnen {vt}  :: to buoy off a port side by equipping it with protective barrels
betonneren {vi} [Belgium]  :: to pour concrete
betonneren {vt} [Belgium]  :: to cast, to fit, to set in concrete
betonneren {vt} [figuratively, Belgium]  :: to freeze, to set unchangeably (as if cast in concrete)
betoog {n}  :: argument, plea
betoveren {vt}  :: to enchant
betoveren {vt}  :: to fascinate
betoverend {adj}  :: Enchanting
betovergroot- {prefix}  :: great-great-grand-
betovering {f}  :: enchantment, charm, allure, beguilement
betovering {f}  :: spell, bewitchment, witchery, magic
betr. {abbr}  :: (noun) betrekking
betr. {abbr}  :: (verb) betreft
betr. {abbr}  :: (adjective) betreffende
betrachten {vt}  :: to exercise or consider carefully
betrachten {v} [Belgium]  :: to pursue
betrappen {vt}  :: to take by surprise, to catch unaware, someone who is doing something they should not be
betreden {vt}  :: to tread upon
betreden {vt}  :: to enter, to come in
betreffen {vt}  :: to concern, to affect
betreffende {prep}  :: concerning
betrekkelijk {adj}  :: relative
betrekkelijk {adv}  :: rather, quite, fairly
betrekkelijk voornaamwoord {n} [grammar]  :: relative pronoun
betrekken {vt}  :: to involve, to implicate
betrekken {vt}  :: to live, to settle in
betrekken {vt}  :: to obtain
betrekken {vi}  :: to become cloudy
betrekking {f}  :: relation
betreuren {vt}  :: to regret, to grieve over
betreurenswaardig {adj}  :: regrettable, lamentable
betreurenswaardig {adv}  :: regrettably
betreurenswaardig {adv}  :: grievingly
betrokken {adj}  :: involved
betrokken {adj} [weather]  :: clouded
betrokkenheid {f}  :: involvement, implication (e.g. in a crime)
betrokkenheid {f}  :: commitment
betrouwbaar {adj}  :: trustworthy
betrouwbaarheid {f}  :: reliability, trustworthiness
betrouwbaarheidsinterval {n}  :: confidence interval
betrouwen {vt} [Southern Dutch]  :: to trust, to rely on
betuigen {vt}  :: to declare
betuiging {f}  :: declaration
betuttelen {vt}  :: to condescend, to patronise, to treat as less than adult
betutteling {f}  :: condescension
Betuwe {prop} {c}  :: An area located in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands
betweter {m}  :: know-it-all
betwijfelen {vt}  :: to doubt
betwist {adj}  :: disputed
betwistbaar {adj}  :: questionable, arguable
betwisten {vt}  :: to challenge, to dispute
beu {adj}  :: fed up, having had enough
beug {noun}  :: (fisheries) longline
beug {noun}  :: (fisheries) trawlnet for anchovy catch on the former Zuiderzee
beugel {m}  :: dental braces
beugel {m}  :: hinged clamp
beuk {m}  :: beech
beuk {m}  :: part of a church building, compare middenbeuk
beukelaar {m}  :: a small round shield used for parrying; a buckler
beuken {vt}  :: to ram, to beat, to knock
beuken {adj}  :: beechen (made of beech wood)
beukseks {m}  :: rough sex (sexual intercourse)
beul {m}  :: An executioner, torturer, one who carries out executions and other judicial corporal punishments
beul {m} [figuratively]  :: A cruel person, in act or sadistic streak
beun {f} [historical]  :: attic
beun {f}  :: raised platform, often made out of wood
Beun de Haas {prop} {m}  :: Personification of a dilettante manual worker
beunhaas {m} [historical]  :: tradesman or merchant, especially a tailor, who wasn't associated with a guild
beunhaas {m}  :: bungler, dilettante
beunhaas {m} [Netherlands]  :: in particular, a dilettante who does untaxed paid manual work, or a professional who does it as an untaxed side job
beuren {vt}  :: to lift, to raise
beuren {vt}  :: to collect (debt, owed money)
beuren {vt} [poetic]  :: to receive
beuren {vi}  :: to happen, to occur
beuren {vt}  :: to befall
beurs {f}  :: purse, both as object and treasury
beurs {f}  :: bursary
beurs {f}  :: scholarship
beurs {f}  :: stock exchange
beurs {f}  :: event or place where goods are exchanged; a trade fair
beurs {adj}  :: bruised, hence sore
beurshandel {m} [chiefly uncountable]  :: exchange trading, stock trade
beurskrach {m}  :: stock market crash
beurt {f}  :: turn (a chance to use (something) shared in sequence with others)
beurt {f} [vehicles]  :: maintenance, service
beurt {f} [vulgar]  :: sex, intercourse
beurtbalk {m}  :: A checkout divider, a separator to put between the products of different customers on the conveyor belt in a supermarket
beurtelings {adv}  :: alternately
beurzensnijder {m}  :: purse-snatcher, cutpurse, pick-pocket, a petty criminal who steals wallets, purses, etcetera
bevaarbaar {adj}  :: navigable
bevallen {vt}  :: to please, satisfy
bevallen {vi}  :: to give birth
bevallig {adj}  :: charming, graceful, demure
bevalling {f}  :: Labor (process of giving birth)
bevatten {vt}  :: to contain
bevatten {vt}  :: to comprehend
bevechten {vt}  :: to fight against, to combat
bevederd {adj}  :: feathered
beveiligen {vt}  :: to protect
beveiliger {m}  :: guard
beveiliging {f}  :: protection, security
beveiligster {f}  :: female guard
bevel {n}  :: order, command
bevelen {vt}  :: to order, to command
bevelhebber {m}  :: commander
bevelhebster {f}  :: female commander
beven {vi}  :: to shake, to shiver, to tremble
bever {m}  :: beaver
beverburcht {f}  :: beaver lodge
bevergeil {n}  :: castoreum
beverharen {adj} [now, uncommon]  :: made of beaver fur
beverrat {m}  :: coypu
beverskul {f} [obsolete, chiefly plural]  :: beaver sacs, castoreum
bevestigen {vt}  :: to attach
bevestigen {vt}  :: to confirm
bevestiging {f}  :: confirmation
bevestiging {f}  :: attachment
bevinden {vt}  :: to discover, to find
bevinden {vr}  :: to be located, to find oneself
beving {f}  :: tremor
bevlekken {vt}  :: to stain, to soil
bevochten {vt} [obsolete]  :: synonym of bevochtigen
bevochtigen {vt}  :: to wet, to dampen
bevochtigen {vt}  :: to moisturize
bevoegd {adj}  :: competent
bevoegd {adj}  :: qualified
bevoegdheid {f}  :: authority, authorization
bevoegdheid {f}  :: competence
bevolken {vt}  :: to populate
bevolking {f}  :: population (the actual group of residents of an area; not the number/statistic thereof)
bevolkingsdichtheid {f}  :: population density
bevoogdend {adj}  :: paternalizing
bevoordelen {v}  :: to favour/favor
bevooroordeeld {adj}  :: subjective, biased, preconceived
bevoorraden {vt}  :: to supply, to provision
bevoorrechten {v}  :: to favor/favour, to privilege
bevorderaar {m}  :: patron
bevorderen {vt}  :: to stimulate, to benefit
bevorderen {vt}  :: to promote, to advance
bevorderlijk {adj}  :: advantageous; favorable (US), favourable (Commonwealth)
bevrachten {vt}  :: to load, to burden
bevredigen {vt}  :: to satisfy, to satiate
bevreemden {vt}  :: to surprise, to astonish
bevreemding {f}  :: surprise, astonishment
bevreesd {adj}  :: afraid
bevriend {adj}  :: friendly
bevriezen {v} [ergative]  :: to freeze (solid)
bevriezen {vi}  :: to freeze, to be completely still and immobile
bevriezen {vt}  :: to stop, to halt
bevrijden {vt}  :: to liberate, to free
bevrijder {mf}  :: liberator
bevrijding {f}  :: liberation
bevrijding {f}  :: liberation from
Bevrijdingsdag {prop} {m}  :: "Liberation Day", i.e. VE Day (Victory in Europe day): celebrated as a holiday on May 5th in The Netherlands
bevrijdingskind {n}  :: a child born not long after the liberation of the Netherlands at the end of World War II, as the result of relations between Dutch women and Allied soldiers
bevrijdingsoorlog {m}  :: war of liberation
bevrijdingstheologie {f} [chiefly singular, Christianity, especially, Roman Catholicism]  :: liberation theology (type of theology inspired by Marxism)
bevroeden {vt} [dated]  :: to understand, to comprehend, to suspect, to realise
bevroeden {vt} [obsolete]  :: to instruct, to inform
bevrouwen {vt}  :: to woman, to staff with women
bewaarder {m}  :: keeper, custodian, conservator
bewaaren {v}  :: obsolete spelling of bewaren
bewaarnis {f} [archaic, Belgium]  :: storage
bewaarnis {f} [obsolete]  :: protection, defence
bewaarnis {f} [obsolete]  :: garrison, stationed troops
bewaken {vt}  :: to watch over, to guard
bewaker {m}  :: guard (person who protects something)
bewaking {f}  :: surveillance, watch
bewapenen {vt}  :: to arm (to supply with weapons)
bewaren {vt}  :: to preserve, to keep
bewaren {vt}  :: to guard, to watch over
beweegbaar {adj}  :: movable
beweeglijk {adj}  :: mobile
beweegreden {f}  :: A motive, reason to do something
bewegen {vir} [sometimes]  :: to move, to be in motion
bewegen {vt}  :: to move, to cause to be in motion
bewegen {vt}  :: to budge, to motivate, to spur, to induce
beweging {f}  :: movement, motion (act of physically moving)
beweging {f}  :: physical activity, exercise
beweging {f}  :: movement, group, organisation (people with a common ideology or goal)
beweiden {vt}  :: to graze, to make animals graze on
bewelkomen {vt} [archaic]  :: to welcome
bewenen {vt}  :: to cry about, to bewail
beweren {vt}  :: to claim, to assert, to allege
bewering {f}  :: assertion
bewerkelijk {adj}  :: laborious
bewerken {vt}  :: to work
bewerken {vt}  :: to work on, to till
bewerken {vt}  :: to edit, to rework
bewerken {vt}  :: to manipulate, to try change opinion
bewerking {f}  :: edit
bewerking {f} [arithmetic]  :: operation, calculation
bewerkstelligen {vt}  :: to bring about, realize
bewieroken {vt}  :: to fill or cover with incense
bewieroken {vt}  :: to laud, to hail
bewijs {n}  :: proof
bewijsgrond {m}  :: argument
bewijslast {m}  :: burden of proof, onus
bewijs uit het ongerijmde {n}  :: reductio ad absurdum
bewijsvoering {f}  :: argumentation, deductive reasoning
bewijzen {vt}  :: to prove
bewijzen {vt}  :: to confer (a favor)
bewind {n}  :: reign
bewind {n}  :: government or whoever is reigning
bewindsman {mf}  :: minister
bewindvoerder {noun}  :: administrator
bewolking {f}  :: cloud cover
bewolkt {adj}  :: cloudy
bewonderen {vt}  :: to admire
bewonderenswaardig {adj}  :: admirable, worthy of admiration, deserving high esteem
bewondering {f}  :: admiration
bewonen {vt}  :: to live in, to inhabit
bewoner {mf}  :: occupant, inhabitant
bewoning {f}  :: habitation
bewoonbaar {adj}  :: habitable, fit for inhabitation, where humans or other animals can live (or fairly comfortably)
bewoond {adj}  :: inhabited
bewust {adj}  :: conscious, aware
bewust {adj}  :: deliberate
bewust {adj}  :: in question, very
bewust {adv}  :: deliberately
bewusteloos {adj}  :: unconscious
bewusteloosheid {f}  :: unconsciousness
bewustenis {f} [archaic]  :: conscience
bewustheid {f}  :: consciousness
bewustzijn {n}  :: consciousness
bezaaien {vt}  :: to sow onto
bezaan {f} [nautical]  :: mizzenmast (hindmost mast of a ship)
bezaan {f} [nautical]  :: mizzensail (hindmost sail of a ship)
bezaanmast {m}  :: alternative form of bezaansmast
bezaansmast {m} [nautical]  :: mizzenmast
bezant {m}  :: bezant (coin)
bezant {m} [heraldiccharge]  :: bezant
bezatten {vr}  :: to get drunk
bezegelen {vt}  :: to seal, to provide with a seal
bezegelen {vt}  :: to confirm, to conclude, to finalise
bezem {m}  :: broom (fibers bound together at the end of a long handle, used for sweeping)
bezem {m}  :: (The Hague) pretty boy, player
bezemsteel {m}  :: broomstick
bezeren {vt}  :: to hurt, cause pain and/or injury
bezeren {vr}  :: to hurt oneself, to get hurt
bezeten {adj}  :: obsessed
bezeten {adj}  :: (demonically) possessed
bezetene {noun}  :: someone who is possessed, or acts as though they were
bezetten {vt}  :: to occupy, to fill
bezetten {vt}  :: to occupy (forcefully with military personnel), to conquer
bezetter {m}  :: occupier
bezetting {f}  :: occupation
bezichtigen {vt} [formal]  :: to behold
bezichtigen {vt} [formal]  :: to visit
bezie {f} [dated]  :: berry
bezielen {vt}  :: to give a soul to, to animate
bezielen {vt}  :: to inspire
bezieling {f}  :: inspiration, vitality
bezien {vt}  :: to have a closer look at
bezien {vt} [obsolete]  :: to view, to behold
bezienswaardig {adj}  :: worth seeing
bezienswaardigheid {f}  :: tourist attraction
bezig {adj}  :: busy, occupied
bezigheid {f}  :: occupation, activity
bezighouden {vt}  :: to keep busy, to occupy
bezighouden {vr}  :: to occupy oneself, to be productive
bezingen {v}  :: to sing about a specific subject, to besing
bezinken {vi}  :: to precipitate (to come out of a liquid solution into solid form)
bezinksel {n}  :: dregs (the sediment settled at the bottom of a liquid)
bezinnen {vi}  :: to reflect (i.e. think about)
bezinnen {vr}  :: to reconsider, to think carefully
bezint eer ge begint {proverb}  :: look before you leap
bezint eer gij begint {proverb}  :: look before you leap
bezit {n}  :: possession
bezit {n}  :: estate
bezitten {vt}  :: to possess
bezitter {mf}  :: possessor (and possibly, but not necessarily, also the owner)
bezitting {f}  :: possession
bezoedelen {vt} [poetic]  :: to stain, to besmirch
bezoek {n}  :: visit
bezoek {n}  :: visitors
bezoeken {vt}  :: to visit
bezoeker {m}  :: visitor
bezolden {v} [obsolete]  :: synonym of bezoldigen
bezoldigen {vt}  :: to pay salary to
bezondigen {vr} [with a _, pronoun as the direct object]  :: to commit a misdeed, to commit a sin, to transgress [+ aan/tegen (object) = against]
bezorgd {adj}  :: preoccupied, concerned
bezorgdheid {f}  :: anxiety, concern
bezorgen {vt}  :: to deliver (hand over)
bezorgen {vt}  :: to provide
bezorgen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to provide for, to care for
bezorging {f}  :: delivery (of a package, for example)
bezuinigen {vi}  :: to economize, to cut the budget
bezuiniging {f}  :: the action of cutting spending
bezuiniging {f} [by extension]  :: budget cut
bezuipen {vr} [with a reflexive object pronoun]  :: to get drunk
bezwaar {n}  :: objection
bezwaar {n}  :: difficulty, obstacle
bezwaarlijk {adj}  :: difficult, hard
bezwaarlijk {adj}  :: objectionable, problematic
bezwaarschrift {noun}  :: (statement/notice of) appeal
bezwachtelen {vt}  :: to bandage, to bind, to wrap
bezwangeren {vt}  :: to impregnate, to make pregnant
bezwaren {vt}  :: to burden
bezweet {adj}  :: sweaty (covered in sweat)
bezwemmen {vt}  :: to swim in/at
bezwendelen {vt}  :: to defraud, to swindle
bezweren {vt}  :: to control, to subdue
bezweren {vt}  :: to enchant, to cast a spell over
bezweren {vt} [uncommon]  :: to swear [by or as if by oath]
bezweren {vt}  :: to try to influence, especially in order to avert, by means of wards or spells
bezwering {f}  :: oath
bezwering {f}  :: exorcism
bezwering {f}  :: conjuration, incantation
bezwijken {vi}  :: to give way, succumb
bezwijken {vi}  :: to expire, to die
bezwijmen {vi}  :: to faint, to lose consciousness
bezwijmen {vi}  :: to swoon
bh {m}  :: a bra
bühne {f}  :: stage (where performances are held)
Bhutan {prop} {n}  :: Bhutan
bi {adj} [colloquial]  :: bisexual
bib {f}  :: abbreviation of bibliotheek
bibber {m}  :: shiver, tremble
bibberen {vi}  :: to shiver, to tremble
bibbering {f}  :: shiver, tremble
bibliofiel {m}  :: bibliophile
bibliofiel {adj}  :: bibliophilic, pertaining to bibliophilia or bibliophiles
bibliofilie {f}  :: bibliophilia
bibliofilistisch {adj}  :: bibliophilic
bibliograaf {m}  :: bibliographer
bibliografie {f}  :: bibliography
bibliothecaris {m}  :: librarian
bibliotheek {f}  :: library
bibliothekaris {m}  :: superseded spelling of bibliothecaris
biceps {m} [muscle]  :: biceps; any two-headed muscle
biceps {m}  :: the biceps brachii
bidden {vi}  :: to pray
bidden {vt}  :: to bid
bidder {m}  :: someone who prays
bidon {m}  :: A bottle, especially one used on a bicycle
bidsprinkhaan {m} [zoology]  :: A praying mantis, any of various predatory insects of the Mantidae family
biecht {f}  :: confession
biechten {vt}  :: to confess
biechtspiegel {m}  :: a list of common sins which can be consulted to examine whether one has lived righteously
biechtstoel {m}  :: A confessional chair (often rather a booth) where a confessor can privately hear confession
biechtvader {m}  :: A confessor, priest who administers the sacrament of confession, ad hoc or on a more regular basis with specific believers (e.g. his parishioners)
bieden {v}  :: to make an offer, to bid
biefstuk {m}  :: beefsteak, steak
biel {f} [archaic]  :: railway sleeper
biels {f}  :: railway sleeper
biep {m}  :: A beep or bling, such sound, notably made as a signal by a beeper or any automatic - or control device
biepen {vi}  :: to (make a sound like) beep
biepen {vt}  :: to contact by beeper, pager
bieper {m} [literally]  :: One that beeps
bieper {m}  :: A beeper, noise-signalling device
bier {n}  :: beer
bieraccijns {m} [historical]  :: excise tax on beer
bierazijn {n}  :: beer vinegar, alegar
bierbuik {m}  :: a belly with an excess of subcutaneous fat, often blamed to excess consumption of beer; a potbelly, beer belly
bierbuik {m}  :: someone with a beer belly
bierfles {f}  :: beer bottle
bierflesch {f}  :: obsolete spelling of bierfles
biergist {f}  :: a type of yeast extract
bierglas {n}  :: beer glass
bierkelder {m}  :: cellar where beer is stored
bierkelder {m}  :: bierkeller [mostly in reference to Germany]
bierpens {f}  :: beer belly, potbelly
bierpul {f}  :: beer stein, tankard: a kind of beer mug
bierton {f}  :: beer barrel
biervat {n}  :: beer barrel
biervilt {m} [countable, uncountable, often diminutive]  :: beer mat, a round or square cardboard mat to put underneath drinking glasses
biervlieg {f} [obsolete]  :: Someone who regularly gets drunk on beer
bierworst {f}  :: German Bierwurst
bierworst {f} [chiefly in the diminutive]  :: a long, narrow smoked sausage, usually eaten as a snack
bies {f}  :: rush (marsh plant)
bies {f}  :: piping (on a seam)
biesbos {m} {n}  :: rush bed, area grown with rush
biesbos {m} {n}  :: bundle of rush
bieslook {m}  :: chive
biest {f}  :: beest, colostrum, beestings
biestmelk {f}  :: beest, beestings, colostrum
biet {f}  :: beet
bietebauw {m} [uncommon]  :: bogeyman, bugbear, some kind of ghost figure used to scare children
bietsuiker {m}  :: beet sugar
big {mf}  :: piglet, little pig
bigaam {adj}  :: bigamous
bigamie {f}  :: bigamy
bigamist {m}  :: (male) bigamist
biggelen {vt}  :: to roll (of tears)
Big Mac {m}  :: Big Mac
bij {prep}  :: at, with
bij {prep}  :: by, close to
bij {prep}  :: to, towards
bij {adv}  :: alongside, with
bij {adv}  :: in order to adjust or improve
bij {f}  :: bee
bij- {prefix}  :: additional, secondary
bijbedoeling {f}  :: ulterior motive, hidden intention
bijbehorend {adj}  :: associated, matching
bijbel {m}  :: bible (copy of the Bible)
bijbel {m} [by extension]  :: any large book
Bijbel {prop} {m}  :: Bible
bijbelneuker {m} [slang, pejorative]  :: Bible thumper
bijbels {adj}  :: alternative case form of Bijbels
Bijbels {adj}  :: Biblical
Bijbels Aramees {prop} {n}  :: Biblical Aramaic
Bijbels Hebreeuws {prop} {n}  :: Biblical Hebrew
bijbelwetenschap {f}  :: Biblical studies
bij benadering {adv}  :: approximately
bij benadering {adv}  :: odd (about)
bij bewustzijn {adj}  :: conscious, aware, awake
bijbrengen {vt}  :: to teach, to instill (an ideal)
bijbrengen {vt}  :: to resuscitate, to bring around
bij de beesten af {prep} [idiom]  :: horrible, outrageous, insufferable, disgusting
bijdehand {adj}  :: bright, smart
bijdehand {adj}  :: forward, bold
bij de konijnen af {prep} [idiom]  :: despicable, insufferable, disgusting, horrible
bij de konijnen af {prep} [uncommon, sex]  :: involving a lot of sex
bij de lurven pakken {v} [idiomatic]  :: to seize
bij de lurven pakken {v} [idiomatic, figuratively]  :: to arrest
bij de vleet {adv}  :: in abundance, galore
bijdrage {f}  :: contribution
bijdragen {vt}  :: to contribute
bijdrukken {vt}  :: to print additionally, to add by printing
bijectie {f} [set theory]  :: bijection
bijectief {adj} [mathematics]  :: bijective
bijeen {adv}  :: together
bijeenhouden {vt}  :: to hold together
bijeenkomst {f}  :: meeting
bijeenroepen {vt}  :: to call together (for a meeting)
bij elkaar {phrase}  :: together
bij elkaar komen {v}  :: to get together
bijendrom {m}  :: beeswarm
bijeneter {m}  :: bee-eater (various brightly-coloured, insectivorous, near-passerine birds)
bijenhuif {f}  :: beehive
bijenkolonie {f}  :: bee colony
bijenkoningin {f}  :: a queen bee
bijenkorf {m}  :: beehive
bijenmelk {f} {n}  :: royal jelly
bijennest {n}  :: beehive
bijensterfte {f}  :: mass death of bees
bijenvolk {n}  :: bee colony
bijenwas {n} {m}  :: beeswax
bijenzwerm {m}  :: beeswarm
bijfiguur {n} {m}  :: minor or secondary character in a story
bijgebouw {n}  :: outbuilding
bijgeloof {n}  :: superstition (a set of unscientific beliefs that future events may be influenced by one's behaviour in some magical or mystical way)
bijgelovig {adj}  :: superstitious
bijgelovigheid {f}  :: superstition (superstitious belief)
bijgelovigheid {f}  :: superstition (tendency to be superstitious)
bijgenaamd {adj}  :: nicknamed
bijgevolg {adv}  :: consequently
bijgoochem {m} [Netherlands, chiefly Amsterdam]  :: know-all, know-it-all, smart aleck
bijhouden {vt}  :: to keep up with (the pace)
bijhouden {vt}  :: to maintain, upkeep
bijkans {adv}  :: almost, nearly
bijkeuken {f}  :: a room near the kitchen; a scullery, a storeroom for the kitchen
bijklank {m}  :: connotation
bijknippen {vt}  :: to trim
bijkomen {vi}  :: to regain consciousness, to come round
bijkomen {vi}  :: to recuperate, to recover, to catch one's breath
bijkomen {vi}  :: to gain weight
bijkomend {adj}  :: additional
bijkomstig {adj}  :: secondary, less important, having less weight
bijkomstigheid {f}  :: something that is less important and secondary to the main issue;
bijl {f}  :: axe
bijlage {f}  :: a supplement (to a document)
bijlage {f} [computer science]  :: e-mail attachment
bijlbundel {m}  :: fasces
bijleren {vi}  :: to learn more, add to one's knowledge or skills
Bijltje {n}  :: An 18th-century shipwright who supported the house of Orange
bijna {adv}  :: almost
bijna {adv}  :: soon
bijnaam {m}  :: nickname
bij nacht en ontij {phrase}  :: at unusual times
bij nacht zijn alle katten grauw {proverb}  :: all cats are grey in the dark
bijnier {f}  :: adrenal gland
bijou {m}  :: a piece of jewelry, often specifically with fake gems
bijproduct {n}  :: byproduct, by-product
bijrol {f} {m}  :: minor role
bijrol {f} {m}  :: supporting role
bijschaduw {f}  :: penumbra
bijschrift {n}  :: caption (a title or brief explanation attached to an illustration or cartoon)
bijspijkeren {vt}  :: to brush up
bijstaan {vt}  :: to assist
bijstaan {vi}  :: to stand by or nearby
bijstand {m}  :: social welfare, dole
bijstand {m}  :: help, aid
bijstellen {vt}  :: to adjust, to adapt
bijster {adj}  :: lost, missing
bijster {adv}  :: very
bijt {f}  :: a man-made hole in ice (on the surface of a body of water)
bijtanken {vi}  :: to refuel
bijtanken {vi}  :: to invigorate, to refresh
bijten {vt}  :: to bite
bijtgraag {adj}  :: Mordacious, prone to biting
bijtijds {adv}  :: in good time, well in advance; betimes, betides
bijtijds {adj}  :: in good time, well in advance; betimes, betides
bij uitstek {adv}  :: par excellence
bijv. {abbr}  :: bijvoorbeeld; e.g.
bijvak {n}  :: a minor subject (at a tertiary institution)
bijval {m}  :: approval, endorsement
bijval {m}  :: accolade, applause
bijvallen {vi}  :: to fall in addition
bijvallen {vt}  :: to second, take side
bijverdienste {f}  :: emolument (extra income)
bijverschijnsel {n}  :: epiphenomenon
bij verstek veroordelen {vt}  :: to condemn by default
bijvoegen {vt}  :: to add, to include, to attach
bijvoegen {vt}  :: to enclose
bijvoeglijk {adj}  :: adjective
bijvoeglijk naamwoord {n}  :: adjective
bij voorbaat {adv}  :: beforehand
bijvoorbeeld {adv}  :: for example
bijvrouw {f}  :: concubine
bijw. {abbr}  :: bijwoord
bijwerken {vt}  :: to update (make something up to date)
bijwerking {f} [chiefly medicine]  :: side effect, adverse effect
bijwerking {f}  :: update, the act of keeping something up to date
bijwijf {n}  :: concubine
bijwijfschap {n} [obsolete]  :: concubinage (state of being a concubine)
bijwijlen {adv} [formal]  :: sometimes
bijwonen {vt}  :: to attend
bijwoning {f}  :: attendance
bijwoning {f} [uncommon]  :: cohabitation
bijwoning {f} [uncommon]  :: An additional, secondary or annex residence
bijwoord {n}  :: adverb
bijwoordelijk {adj}  :: adverbial (of or relating to an adverb)
bijzaak {f}  :: Matter of secondary or minor importance
bijzetten {vt}  :: to add, to set beside something else
bijzijn {n}  :: presence
bijzin {m} [grammar]  :: subordinate clause
bijzit {f}  :: concubine
bijzitster {f}  :: concubine
bijzitten {vi}  :: to sit along, to sit nearby
bijzitten {vt}  :: to attend
bijzitten {vi} [obsolete]  :: to be a concubine
bijzitter {m} [historical]  :: Describing various non-voting magistrates: assessor, non-voting councillor
bijzonder {adj}  :: special
bijzonder {adj}  :: unusual
bijzonderheid {f}  :: the property of being exceptional
bijzonderheid {f}  :: an exceptional circumstance
bikini {m}  :: bikini
bikkel {m}  :: talus, a bone in a sheep's heel
bikkel {m}  :: such a bone (often worked and) used as in a dice-like game of chance
bikkel {m}  :: any artificial, similar throwing device; a die
bikkel {m}  :: pebble
bikkel {m}  :: robust, resilient person
bikkel {m}  :: pickaxe
bikken {vt}  :: to chip, chip off
bikken {vt} [colloquial]  :: to eat
bil {f}  :: A buttock, usually used in the plural: billen, unless specified as left/right
bil {f}  :: a hammer-like double-edged tool used by stonecutters and millers
bildungsroman {m}  :: bildungsroman
biljart {n}  :: billiards
biljartspel {n}  :: cue sport
biljet {n}  :: a note
biljet {n}  :: a banknote
biljet {n}  :: a ticket
billenflos {?}  :: deliberate wedgie, forcing someone's (under)shorts in his buttcrack
billenkoek {m}  :: spanking, a beating applied on the buttocks
billentikker {m}  :: shortie, bum-coat (a coat design with tails at the back)
bilnaad {m}  :: buttcrack
bilocatie {f}  :: bilocation
bilspleet {f}  :: buttcrack
bilstuk {n}  :: rump (meat from the hindquarters of an animal)
biltong {f}  :: biltong
bima {f}  :: bima (raised platform in a synagogue)
binden {vt}  :: to tie
binden {vt}  :: to wrap
binden {vt}  :: to bind (generally, legally/contractually, of food)
bindingsangst {m}  :: fear of commitment
bindweefsel {n}  :: connective tissue
bingoën {vi}  :: to play bingo
binnen {adv}  :: inside, indoors
binnen {adv} [postpositional]  :: (to) inside, into
binnen {prep}  :: inside, within
binnen {prep}  :: within (a time)
binnen {adj}  :: set for life, having obtained such success professionally and having been able to save enough money that one does not need to work any longer
binnen- {prefix}  :: inside, inner
binnenbaan {f} [sports]  :: indoor court, indoor playing field
binnenbaan {f} [sports]  :: inner lane
binnenband {m}  :: inner tyre
binnenbeurs {f} [obsolete]  :: inside pocket
binnenbrengen {v}  :: to come in, to move in; to get closer
binnenbrengen {v}  :: to bring in (to earn money for a family or company)
binnendoor {adv}  :: via a shortcut
binnengaan {vt}  :: to enter, go into (a room, etc.)
binnengaan {vi}  :: to go inside
binnenhalen {vt}  :: to bring in
binnenhalen {vt} [computing]  :: to download
binnenkant {m}  :: interior, inside
binnenkern {f} [geology]  :: inner core
binnenkomen {vt}  :: to enter, to come inside
binnenkort {adv}  :: soon
binnenland {n}  :: everything within the boundaries of a nation (as opposed to buitenland)
binnenland {n}  :: inland
binnenlands {adj}  :: interior, within a country, national, domestic
binnenlands {adj} [rare]  :: inland, removed from coast/borders
binnenmoeder {f}  :: headmistress of an orphanage
binnenplaats {f} {m}  :: courtyard
binnenplaneet {f} [astronomy]  :: inner planet
binnenpretje {noun}  :: inside joke
binnenskamers {adv}  :: indoors, inside a building
binnenskamers {adv}  :: privately, not publicly
binnenskamers {adv}  :: secretly
binnenst {adj}  :: innermost
binnenstad {f}  :: inner city
binnenstebuiten {adv}  :: inside out
binnentrekken {vt}  :: to march in, to invade
binnenvaart {f} [chiefly uncountable]  :: inland navigation
binnenvaart {f} [uncommon, countable]  :: waterway considered to be inside or internal to another area
binnenvallen {vi}  :: to drop in (especially unannounced)
binnenvallen {vt}  :: to invade
binnenweg {m}  :: a secondary or side road that is often used as a shortcut to circumvent traffic
binnenzak {m}  :: An inside pocket, inner pocket
binnenzee {f}  :: marginal sea
binocle {m}  :: opera glass
binocle {m}  :: field glass (binoculars)
binomiale nomenclatuur {f} [biology, taxonomy]  :: binomial nomenclature
bint {n}  :: heavy wooden beam
bint {n}  :: several beams, forming the structure of a building
bintoerong {noun}  :: binturong
bio- {prefix}  :: life
biochemicus {m}  :: biochemist (a chemist whose speciality is biochemistry)
biochemie {f}  :: The branch of chemistry biochemistry, studying compounds that occur in living organisms and the processes occurring in their metabolism and catabolism
biochemisch {adj}  :: biochemical (of or relating to biochemistry)
biodiversiteit {f}  :: biodiversity (diversity of flora and fauna)
biofysica {f}  :: biophysics
biograaf {m}  :: biographer
biografie {f}  :: biography
biografisch {adj}  :: biographical
biographie {f} [dated]  :: superseded spelling of biografie
biologe {f}  :: female biologist
biologeren {vt}  :: to entrance, to mesmerize
biologie {f}  :: biology (science of living matter)
biologisch {adj} [science]  :: biological (of biology)
biologisch {adj}  :: organic; produced without chemical pest control (of food)
biologisch-dynamisch {adj} [religion, agriculture, Anthroposophy]  :: biodynamic
bioloog {m}  :: biologist
bioscoop {m}  :: A cinema; movie theater
bioscoop {m} [usually diminutive]  :: A visit at the cinema; a film seen there
bioscoop {m} [obsolete]  :: A bioscope; motion-picture projector
bioscoopje {n} [literally]  :: a small movie theater
bioscoopje {n} [metonymy]  :: a visit to the movies
biosfeer {m}  :: biosphere
biotechnologie {f}  :: biotechnology
bips {f} [slightly, euphemistic]  :: butt, buttocks
bisdom {n}  :: bishopric
biseksualiteit {f}  :: bisexuality
biseksueel {adj}  :: bisexual
biseksueel {m}  :: bisexual
Bislama {prop} {n}  :: the Bislama language
bismut {n}  :: bismuth
bisschop {m}  :: bishop
bisschoppelijk {adj}  :: episcopal, related to a bishop and/or to the episcopate
bisschopsmijter {m}  :: episcopal mitre, mitre of a bishop
bisschopsring {m} [Christianity, Roman Catholicism]  :: episcopal ring
bisschopswijn {m}  :: A type of mulled wine drunk on and before Saint Nicholas' Eve (December 5), made of oranges; bishop's wine
bit {n}  :: bit (for a working animal)
bit {n}  :: bit (rotary cutting tool)
bit {n}  :: mouthguard
bit {m}  :: bit (binary digit)
bit {m}  :: bit (unit of storage)
bit {m}  :: bit (datum with two possible values)
bits {adj}  :: abrupt, snappy, unfriendly
bitter {adj}  :: bitter (having an acrid taste)
bitteren {vi}  :: to drink a bitter
bitterwortel {m}  :: chicory
bitterzoet {adj}  :: bittersweet, simultaneously sweet and bitter
bitterzoet {adj}  :: bittersweet, evoking or involving both sad and pleasant emotions
bivakkeren {v}  :: to bivouac
bivakmuts {f}  :: skimask
bizar {adj}  :: bizarre
bizon {m}  :: bison
blaag {m}  :: child, kid, only said of minors, in this sense usually in the plural
blaag {m}  :: rascal, brat
blaam {f}  :: blame
blaar {f} {m}  :: blister
blaas {f}  :: bladder
blaasinstrument {n} [music]  :: wind instrument
blaasje {n}  :: blister
blaasje {n}  :: pimple
blaasje {n}  :: vesicle
blaasje {n}  :: diminutive of blaas ("bladder")
blaaskaak {m}  :: blowhard, braggart
blaaskanker {m} [oncology]  :: bladder cancer
blaaskapel {f}  :: marching band
blaauw {adj}  :: obsolete spelling of blauw
blaauwachtig {adj}  :: obsolete spelling of blauwachtig
blaauwagtig {adj}  :: obsolete spelling of blauwachtig
blad {n}  :: leaf [of a plant]
blad {n}  :: sheet of paper, leaf (in a book)
blad {n}  :: page
blad {n}  :: magazine
blad {n}  :: the flat section on the upper side of a table or desk
blad {n}  :: the broad, flat blade of a weapon or tool; a blade
blad {n} [obsolete]  :: usufruct (right to derive profit from somebody else's property)
bladder {f} {m}  :: blister, particularly of paint
bladerdak {n}  :: canopy
bladeren {vi}  :: to leaf, to grow leaves
bladeren {vi}  :: to browse
bladgoud {n}  :: gold leaf
bladgroen {n}  :: chlorophyll
bladschede {f} [botany]  :: leaf sheath
bladverliezend {adj}  :: deciduous
bladvormig {adj}  :: leaflike
bladwijzer {m}  :: bookmark
bladzij {f} {m}  :: a page
bladzijde {f}  :: page
blaf {m}  :: A single yelp of (notably canine) barking
blaffen {vi}  :: to bark, like a canine and certain others species
blaffen {vi}  :: to shout rudely etc
blaffen {vi}  :: to grumble, notably said of a hungry stomach
blaffen {vi}  :: to utter pointless sounds, e.g. protest or argue in vain
blaffende honden bijten niet {proverb}  :: People who make big threats usually never carry them out; barking dogs seldom bite
blaffer {m}  :: (literally) one who barks, usually a canine
blaffer {m}  :: a (noisy) gun
blaken {vi}  :: to scorch, blaze
blaken {vi} [figuratively]  :: to be extremely good, to be full of (something)
blakeren {vt}  :: to scorch, to singe
blank {adj}  :: white, pale
blank {adj}  :: white (having a light skin tone)
blanke {noun}  :: a white person, a Caucasian
blanken {vi}  :: to glow in a white or pallid colour
blanken {vt}  :: to blank
Blankenberge {prop} {n}  :: A municipality on the Belgian coast
blaren {vt}  :: to blister, to cause blisters
blaren {vi}  :: To get/show blisters
blaren {vi}  :: to bleat, cry like a sheep, goat or calf
blaren {vi}  :: to make a loud and silly sound, whether speech, song or gibberish
blasfemeren {vi}  :: to blaspheme
blasfemie {f}  :: blasphemy
blasfemisch {adj}  :: blasphemous, unsacred
blaten {vi}  :: to bleat, produce the typical baa sound of sheep
blaten {vi}  :: to speak as pointlessly as if it were gibberish
blauw {adj}  :: blue
blauw {adj}  :: visibly bruised, as in blauwe plek 'a bluish bruise'
blauw {adj}  :: (slang) drunk
blauw {n}  :: The colour blue
blauw {n}  :: Police (especially in the phrase: blauw op straat (police on the street))
blauwachtig {adj}  :: bluish, somewhat or resembling blue
blauwagtig {adj}  :: obsolete spelling of blauwachtig
blauwalg {f}  :: blue-green alga (but see also blauwalgen)
blauwdruk {m}  :: blueprint
blauwe {noun} [vulgar]  :: Indo (very offensive)
blauwe boon {f} [colloquial]  :: bullet
blauwe hap {m} [military]  :: Indo or (Dutch) Chinese food
blauwe maandag {m} [colloquial]  :: short period of time
blauwe plek {f}  :: A bruise where the initially reddened skin turns bluish or purplish
blauwe reiger {m} [zoology]  :: The grey heron, the Old World wading bird species Ardea cinerea, of the heron family
blauwe vinvis {m} [zoology]  :: blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
blauwe zeedistel {mf}  :: sea holly, Eryngium maritimum
blauwgroen {n}  :: blue-green, cyan
blauwgroen {adj}  :: cyan-coloured
blauwhemd {m} [colloquial]  :: police officer
blauwig {adj}  :: bluish, of a colour or shade which resembles or hinges on blue and/or contains some blue
blauwogig {adj}  :: blue-eyed
blauw oog {n}  :: black eye
blauwschimmelkaas {m}  :: blue cheese
blauwtje {noun}  :: a rejection, in particular a romantic rejection
blauwverschuiving {f} [astronomy]  :: blueshift
blazen {vi}  :: to blow
bled {m}  :: middle of nowhere
bledder {m} [Leiden, colloquial]  :: football
bledder {m} [Leiden, colloquial]  :: head [in particular a bald head]
bledder {m} [slang]  :: boastful nonsense, hot air, bluster
bleek {adj}  :: pale
bleek {c}  :: bleach
bleekgezicht {n}  :: paleface, an ethnic European as opposed to a native redskin
blei {f}  :: upper layer of sludge
blei {f}  :: sludge
blei {f}  :: cowardly woman
blei {f}  :: dumb or naive girl
blei {f}  :: a type of carp; blay
blei {n}  :: alternative form of blij
blein {f}  :: blister
bleiten {vi} [chiefly Belgium]  :: to shed tears, to cry
bleitsmoel {noun} [Belgium]  :: crybaby
bleken {v} [ergative]  :: to bleach
blekke {m} [cards]  :: ten of diamonds
blende {c}  :: metallic sulphide, in particular blende
blenden {vt} [archaic]  :: to blind
blenden {vt}  :: to mix in a blender, to blend
blesbok {m}  :: blesbuck
blesseren {vt}  :: to injure
blessure {f}  :: injury (in particular, from practising a sport), sports injury
blessuretijd {m}  :: injury time
bleuke {noun} [Belgium]  :: novice
blij {adj}  :: happy; blissful
blij {n} [archaic]  :: lead (metal)
blij {n} [archaic]  :: the colour of lead
blijde {f}  :: catapult (medieval siege weapon)
blijdschap {f}  :: joy, gladness
blijeinde {n}  :: happy ending
blijheid {f}  :: happiness
blijk {n}  :: token
blijk {n}  :: mark
blijkbaar {adv}  :: apparently
blijkbaar {adj}  :: evident, apparent
blijken {vi}  :: to appear, to become apparent
blijken {v} [copulative]  :: to appear
blijken {v} [copulative]  :: to turn out
blijkens {prep}  :: according to, judging from, as is apparent from
blijspel {n}  :: a drama that is light and humorous; a comedy
blijven {vi}  :: to stay, to remain
blijven {v} [copulative]  :: to stay, to remain
blijvend {adj}  :: permanent
blik {m}  :: A glance
blik {n}  :: A can, tin
blik {n}  :: The metallic material tins are made of
blik {n}  :: A dustpan
blikken {adj}  :: tin, tinnen, made of a light tinplate (or similar metallic alloy) as produced for cans
blikken {vi}  :: to look at, to glance
blikschade {f}  :: minor damage to a vehicle (for example in an accident), limited to scratches and dents in the exterior
bliksem {m}  :: lightning
bliksemafleider {m}  :: a lightning rod
bliksemen {vi}  :: to flash (lightning)
blikseminslag {m}  :: lightning strike
bliksemoorlog {m}  :: blitzkrieg
bliksemschicht {f}  :: lightning bolt
blikvanger {m} [with blik meaning view]  :: eyecatcher
blikvanger {m} [with blik meaning can]  :: can catcher
blind {adj}  :: blind (unable to see)
blind {n}  :: window shutter
blinddoek {m}  :: a blindfold
blinde {noun}  :: blind person
blinde {f}  :: window shutter
blindedarm {m}  :: appendix
blindedarmontsteking {f} [pathology]  :: appendicitis, inflammation of the vermiform appendix
blindelings {adv}  :: blindly
blindengeleidehond {m}  :: guide dog
blinde passagier {m}  :: stowaway
blindheid {f}  :: blindness, (medical) inability to see
blindheid {f} [figuratively]  :: unwillingness to take notice
blinken {vi}  :: to shine, to glitter (reflect light)
blister {m}  :: blister
blister {m}  :: blister pack
blits {adj}  :: fashionable
blitskikker {m} [colloquial]  :: a (usually young) person who follows fashion very closely, fashionista
bloed {n}  :: blood
bloed {n} [figuratively]  :: a grave consequence, a high price
bloed {n} [metonymy]  :: a whole body; especially (plural also (archaic) bloeien in this sense) a (poor) person
bloed- {prefix} [colloqual]  :: prefix meaning very
bloedarmoede {f} {m} [literally]  :: The syndrome anemia
bloedarmoede {f} {m} [figuratively]  :: Lack of inspiration, innovation etc. ('fresh blood')
bloedbad {n}  :: bloodbath, carnage
bloedbeeld {n}  :: blood count
bloedcel {f}  :: blood cell
bloeddiamant {m}  :: blood diamond
bloeddorstig {adj}  :: bloodthirsty
bloeddruk {m}  :: blood pressure
bloeden {vi}  :: to bleed
bloederig {adj}  :: bloody (physical sense only), sanguinary
bloederziekte {f}  :: haemophilia
bloedgang {m} [obsolete]  :: dysentery
bloedgeil {adj} [colloquial]  :: horny as hell, pointedly sexually aroused
bloedheet {adj}  :: hell-hot
bloedheet {adj}  :: sweltering (hot and humid)
bloedhekel {m}  :: abhorrence, extreme contempt towards something or someone
bloedhond {m}  :: bloodhound
bloedhond {m}  :: cruel person
bloedig {adj}  :: bloody
bloeding {f}  :: bleeding
bloedloop {m} [obsolete]  :: dysentery
bloedloop {m} [obsolete]  :: any bloody stool
bloedmooi {adj}  :: drop-dead gorgeous (especially said of women)
bloedrood {adj}  :: blood-red
bloedsneeuw {f}  :: watermelon snow, blood snow
bloedsomloop {m}  :: blood circulation
bloedspat {m}  :: blood stain
bloedsprookje {n}  :: blood libel
bloedstolling {f}  :: clotting, coagulation of blood
bloedstroom {m}  :: blood flow
bloedtransfusie {f}  :: blood transfusion
bloeduitstorting {f}  :: haematoma
bloedvat {n}  :: blood vessel
bloedvatenstelsel {n}  :: circulatory system
bloedvergieten {n}  :: bloodshed
bloedvergiftiging {f}  :: blood poisoning (presence of micro-organisms in bloodstream enough to cause serious illness)
bloedverwant {adj}  :: related
bloedverwant {m}  :: a relative
bloedvete {f}  :: blood feud
bloedworst {f} {m}  :: blood pudding
bloedzuiger {m} [literally]  :: A one who sucks blood
bloedzuiger {m} [zoology]  :: A leech, blood-sucking annelid
bloedzuiger {m} [figuratively]  :: A ruthless exploiter, slave driver, pitiless debitor etc
bloedzuiger {m} [figuratively]  :: A freeloader, moocher, sponger
bloedzuster {f}  :: blood sister (sister to whom one is related)
bloedzuster {f}  :: blood sister (intimate female friend, as if an adopted sister)
bloedzweer {f}  :: carbuncle (type of purulent ulcer)
bloei {m}  :: blossom
bloeien {vi}  :: to blossom, bear flowers
bloeien {vi}  :: to grow, develop
bloeien {vi}  :: to flourish, prosper
bloeien {vi} [uncommon]  :: to produce a swelling or secretion
bloeien {vi} [obsolete]  :: to blush, redden in the face
bloeitijd {m}  :: blossoming time, budding time; florescence (of flowers and other plants)
bloeitijd {m}  :: heyday, prime (someone's youth or most productive years of life)
bloeitijd {m}  :: golden age (of a civilization, country or other social group)
bloem {f}  :: flower of flowering plant
bloem {f}  :: flour of wheat or corn (uncountable)
bloembak {m}  :: flower tub (a usually concrete quadrilateral tub used to hold flowers for decorative purposes)
bloembed {n}  :: flower bed
bloembinder {m}  :: a flower arranger who binds vegetal and sometimes other ingredients to ornamental pieces
bloemblad {n}  :: (flower) petal
bloembol {m}  :: flower bulb
bloembollenveld {n}  :: field used for the cultivation of bulb flowers; flower field
bloemencorso {n}  :: flower parade, flower pageant
bloemenveiling {f}  :: flower auction
Bloemfontein {prop}  :: Bloemfontein
bloemist {m}  :: florist, flowershop keeper
bloemist {m} [historical]  :: speculator in tulips around the time of the tulip mania
bloemkool {mf}  :: cauliflower
bloemkoolwijk {f} {m}  :: a neighbourhood built around roads that branch like a tree diagram
bloemlezing {f}  :: anthology
bloemperk {n}  :: flower bed
bloempot {m}  :: A flowerpot, (solid) container in which (flowering) plants are grown
bloempot {m} [metonymy]  :: A (flowering) plant in such a pot
bloemrijk {adj}  :: having many flowers, flowery [in a literal sense]
bloemrijk {adj} [figurative]  :: flowery, ornate, florid (lavishly decorated or elaborate)
bloemstuk {n}  :: flower arrangement (work consisting of arranged flowers and plants)
bloen {adj}  :: grue (colour)
bloes {f}  :: blouse (an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt)
bloesem {m}  :: blossom, bloom
blok {n}  :: a block (e.g wood)
blok {n}  :: a street block
blok {n}  :: a political bloc
blokgolf {f} [engineering, signal processing, musical instruments]  :: square wave
blokhut {f}  :: log cabin
blokkade {f} [nautical]  :: blockade
blokken {vi}  :: to cram, study hard
blokkeren {vt}  :: to block
blokkeren {vt}  :: to close off (a road)
blokkeren {vt}  :: to blockade
blokkeringsminderheid {f}  :: a minority with the power to delay or stop a decision made by the majority; a blocking minority
blond {adj}  :: of light colour (usually said about light hair colour, but it can also refer to beer)
blondine {f}  :: A blonde (fair-haired) female
blood {adj} [archaic]  :: not courageous
blood {adj} [archaic]  :: timid
bloodaard {m} [dated]  :: coward
bloodaard {m} [dated]  :: timid person
bloot {adj} [literally]  :: bare, naked, nude
bloot {adj}  :: unprotected, uncovered
bloot {adj}  :: unaided
bloot {adj}  :: simple, uncomplicated
bloot {n}  :: nakedness, especially as art subject or in porn
bloot {f}  :: alternative form of ploot
blootgat {n} {m}  :: [literally] A bare anus (arse, but usually pars pro toto for) naked buttocks
blootgat {n} {m}  :: [figuratively] An extremely poor person, (as if) unable to afford any clothing; hence a term of abuse: poor slob, bugger
blootje {n}  :: The bare, a state of total nudity
blootje {n} [figuratively]  :: An embarrassing state of exposure, as to ridicule or criticism
blootleggen {vt}  :: to lay bare, expose
blootstellen {vt}  :: to expose
blootstelling {f}  :: (usually used with aan) exposure (to)
blootvoets {adj}  :: barefoot, without any footwear
blos {m}  :: blush, reddening of the cheeks
bloterik {m}  :: nudist, someone who is (nearly) naked, often in an unconventional place
blouse {f}  :: alternative spelling of bloes
blozen {vi}  :: to blush, flush
blèren {vi} [colloquial]  :: to cry or whine loudly
blunder {m}  :: blunder
blunderen {vi}  :: to blunder, to make a mistake
blussen {vt}  :: to extinguish, to put out
blusser {m}  :: extinguisher
blut {adj}  :: without money, broke, bankrupt
bm. {abbr}  :: bisdom
bn. {abbr}  :: bijvoeglijk naamwoord
BNP {abbr}  :: Bruto Nationaal Product (GNP)
bnw. {n}  :: initialism of bijvoeglijk naamwoord
bo {m} [Belgium]  :: sandwich
Bo {prop} {m}  :: given name
boa {m}  :: boa, snake of the genus Boa
boa {m}  :: fur or plumed scarf, boa
bob {m}  :: designated driver
bobslee {f}  :: bobsled, a sled used for the homonymous sport
bocht {f} {m}  :: bend, curve, inflection
bocht {f} {m}  :: bight, broad curvature of a coastline, bay
bocht {f} {m}  :: junk, booze, moonshine
bocht {f} {m}  :: disgusting drink, trash, rubbish
bockbier {n}  :: bock beer
bockbier {n}  :: a glass of bock beer
bod {n}  :: order
bod {n}  :: offer
bode {mf}  :: messenger
bode {mf}  :: servant
bodem {m}  :: bottom (e.g. of a box or of the sea)
bodem {m}  :: soil, ground
bodem {m}  :: earth surface
bodem {m}  :: territory
bodemkunde {f}  :: soil science
bodemloos {adj}  :: bottomless
bodemprijs {m} [finance]  :: price floor
bodemprijs {m}  :: a very low price
bodemschat {m}  :: mineral resource
bodenbrood {n}  :: reward for a messenger, specifically the first one to pass a message
body {m}  :: A leotard
body {m}  :: Body, substance
bodybuilder {m}  :: bodybuilder
bodybuilding {n}  :: bodybuilding
boe {interj}  :: boo, exclamation to scare someone
boechelen {vi} [Brabant]  :: play poorly, work badly
boechelploeg {noun}  :: (Brabantian) team that plays poorly
boecht {noun}  :: (Brabantian) junk
boecht {noun} [Brabantian, by extension]  :: bad, disgusting, annoying people; scum
Boedapest {prop} {n}  :: Budapest (the capital city of Hungary)
boeddhistisch {adj}  :: Buddhist
boedel {m}  :: estate (movable estate, not real estate)
boef {m}  :: thief
boef {m}  :: rascal
boeg {m} [nautical]  :: bow (front of a boat or ship)
boegbeeld {n}  :: figurehead
Boeginees {adj}  :: Buginese
Boeginees {prop} {n}  :: Buginese, the Buginese language
boegseren {vt}  :: to tug, to tow
boegspriet {f}  :: bowsprit (ship)
boei {f}  :: buoy
boei {f}  :: shackle
boeien {vt}  :: to tie down, tie up, bind, shackle
boeien {vt}  :: to captivate, fascinate, interest
boeien {interj}  :: alternative form of boeiend
boeien {vt} [nautical]  :: to raise the ship's side with side-boards
boeien {vt} [building]  :: to raise a similar extra on construction
boeiend {adj}  :: captivating, interesting
boeiend {interj} [sarcastic]  :: So what! Who cares!
boejemer {m} [Brabantian, original sense]  :: gypsy
boejemer {m} [Brabantian]  :: peculiar, untrustworthy or troublesome person
boek {n}  :: book
Boekarest {prop}  :: Bucharest
boekdelen spreken {vi}  :: to speak volumes
boekdrukkunst {f}  :: (the art of) printing using a printing press
boeken {vt}  :: to book, to reserve
boeken {vt}  :: to book, to register, to record
boeken {vt}  :: to achieve
boekenkast {f}  :: bookcase
boekenliefde {f}  :: bibliophilia
boekenliefhebber {m}  :: bibliophile
boekenliefhebberij {f}  :: bibliophilia
boekennaam {m}  :: A name, often a common name, whose use is limited to written language
boekenschouw {f} [dated]  :: book review
boekenvriend {m}  :: (male) bibliophile
boekenvriendin {f}  :: female bibliophile
boekenvriendschap {f} [rare]  :: bibliophilia
boekenwurm {m}  :: bookworm
boekenzucht {f}  :: bibliomania
boekerij {f}  :: library
boekerij {f}  :: collection of books
Boekestijntje {noun} [Netherlands, politics]  :: verbal gaffe, faux pas
boeket {n} {m}  :: bouquet (of flowers)
boeket {n} {m}  :: aroma (e.g. of wine or cigar)
boekhandel {m}  :: bookshop
boekhouding {f}  :: bookkeeping, accounting
boekjesgoud {n} [archaic]  :: gold leaf
boeklong {c} [arachnology]  :: book lung
boekstaaf {m}  :: letter
boekverluchting {f}  :: illumination (colored adornment in a manuscript)
boekverluchting {f}  :: illumination (the activity of producing such adornments)
boekweit {f}  :: buckwheat
boekwinkel {m}  :: bookshop
boel {m}  :: a lot, bunch
boel {m}  :: mess, disorderly heap
boel {m}  :: quarrel
boel {m} [dated]  :: lover
boel {m} [dated]  :: adulterer, someone who commits adultery
boeleke {n} [dialectal]  :: baby
boel maken {v}  :: create a ruckus
boem {interj}  :: boom
boeman {mf}  :: bogeyman
boemel {m}  :: short for boemeltrein
boemel {m}  :: another mode of transportation (notably a bus) with many stops
boemel {m}  :: (used absolutely, with definite article: de boemel) loitering; partying
boemelen {vi}  :: to go out at bars and cafés
boemelen {vi}  :: to get drunk, typically in a boisterous or lavish fashion
boemelen {vi}  :: to scrounge, to leech
boemelen {vi}  :: to commute by train, especially when drunk
boemelen {vi}  :: to travel slowly and stop frequently, of trains and less often of buses
boemeltrein {m}  :: local train, commuter train, train that calls at every stop
boemerang {m}  :: boomerang
boender {m}  :: a brush, a scrub
boenen {vt}  :: to scrub, polish
boer {m}  :: (male) farmer, peasant
boer {m}  :: -boer (in compounds) merchant (and sometimes producer) of a certain product group, mainly foods, often named after it, e.g. melkboer 'milkman', groenteboer '(male) greengrocer'
boer {m}  :: A boor, yokel, ruffian
boer {m}  :: A jack (playing card)
boer {m}  :: A burp
boerderij {f}  :: farm
boerderijdier {n}  :: farm animal
boeren {vi}  :: to farm, practice agriculture
boeren {vi}  :: to do (well, badly...) in some business
boeren {vi}  :: to burp
boerenbedrieger {m}  :: charlatan, swindler, fraud
boerenbedrog {n}  :: crude deceit, sham, fraud [suggesting that the fraud is blatant and unsophisticated]
boerenjongen {m} [common]  :: farmboy, country-boy
boerenjongen {m}  :: a farmer's boy, i.e. son
boerenjongen {m}  :: an alcoholic beverage with brandy and raisins
boerenjongen {m}  :: raisin drenched in brandy
boerenkaas {m}  :: farmhouse cheese, made from a farmer’s own herd and generally unpasteurized
boerenknecht {m}  :: A farmhand or ranchhand, agricultural employee under supervision
boerenkool {mf}  :: kale
boerenleven {n}  :: The country life, notably the way of life as/with a farmer or agricultural employee
boerenplaats {f} [now, uncommon, dialectal]  :: farm
boerenstand {m}  :: The peasantry, the rural component of the third estate
boerenstiel {m} [Flemish, Southern Dutch]  :: agriculture
boerenstiel {m} [Flemish, Southern Dutch]  :: farmer's profession
boerenzoon {m} [literally]  :: a farmer's son
boerenzoon {m} [by extension, rather rare]  :: farmboy, country-boy
boerin {f}  :: (female) farmer
boerka {f} {m}  :: burka
boerkaverbod {n}  :: burqa ban, ban on wearing a burqa
boert {f}  :: farce
boert {f}  :: joke, prank
boert {f}  :: jest, mockery
boertelijk {adj} [obsolete]  :: farcical, burlesque
boertelijk {adj} [obsolete]  :: humorous, comical
boerterij {f} [archaic]  :: prank, joke
boerterij {f} [archaic]  :: jest, mockery
boerternij {f} [obsolete]  :: synonym of boerterij
boerterny {f}  :: obsolete spelling of boerternij
boertery {f}  :: obsolete spelling of boerterij
boertig {adj}  :: farcical
boertig {adj}  :: comical, humorous
boertig {adj} [Netherlands, pejorative]  :: coarse, crude
boertiglijk {adv}  :: farcically, burlesquely
boertje {n}  :: The diminutive of boer (all senses and etymologies)
boete {f}  :: (in full geldboete) fine, financial penalty
boete {f}  :: (in full boetedoening) penance, paining atonement
boetedoening {f}  :: making amends
boetedoening {f}  :: atonement
boetedoening {f}  :: serving a sentence
boeteling {m}  :: penitant (someone who receives punishment or does penance)
boeten {vi}  :: to pay for something as punishment
boeten {vi}  :: to expiate
boetseren {vt}  :: to model (usually with clay)
boevengilde {n} [figurative, chiefly in the singular]  :: organised crime, the underworld
boevenklok {f} [historical]  :: curfew bell [indicating when establishments had to close and when it was illegal to be out on the street without a light, also used in similes in relation to loud voices]
boeventaal {f}  :: criminal cant, thieves' cant (secret argot used by criminals)
boevenwereld {f}  :: that part of society that is engaged in crime or vice; underworld
boezem {m}  :: bosom
boezem {m}  :: human chest (regardless of gender)
boezem {m}  :: female breasts
boezem {m} [figurative]  :: as the seat of emotion
boezem {m}  :: body of water without a fully controlled water level, used for collecting water pumped out of polders before it is discharged into a major river or sea
boezem {m}  :: atrium, sinus (body cavity)
boezemdijk {m}  :: dyke around a body of water used as a temporary reservoir for polder water that lacks a controlled water level
bof {m} [uncountable]  :: mumps (contagious disease)
bof {m} [countable]  :: luck, fortune
boffen {vi}  :: to get lucky
boffer {m}  :: lucky person
bogen {vi}  :: to claim recognition [+ op (object) = for]
bogen {vt}  :: to (cause to) bend
bohrium {n}  :: bohrium
boiler {m} [Belgium]  :: water heater
bok {m}  :: male goat, buck, billy
bok {m} [gymnastics]  :: vaulting horse
bok {m}  :: a crane on legs
bok {m}  :: box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage)
bok {m} [printing]  :: job case, type case
bok {m}  :: sawbuck, buck
bok {m} [pejorative]  :: churl, grouch
bok {m} [pejorative]  :: oaf, bumpkin
bokaal {m}  :: a goblet
bokaal {m} [sports]  :: a cup (trophy)
bokbier {n}  :: bock, bock beer
bokbier {n}  :: a glass of bock beer
bokken {vi} [uncommon]  :: to buck, said of a quadruped, e.g. a horse: to leap upward while arching its back
bokken {vi}  :: to react to opposition or adversity grumpily and capriciously, like a crossed spoiled child
bokken {v}  :: alternative form of bukken
bokkensprong {m}  :: caper, capriole
bokkensprong {m}  :: odd manoeuvre, eccentric or strange action
bokkesprong {m}  :: superseded spelling of bokkensprong
bokking {m}  :: buckling, smoked herring
bokking {m} [dated]  :: rebuke, excoriation
bol {m}  :: ball, sphere, globe, bulb
bol {m} [metaphorical]  :: A head; brain
bol {m}  :: A scoop (of ice etc.)
bol {m}  :: (mainly the diminutive) A large, round spot, dot
bol {m} [heraldiccharge]  :: roundel
bol {adj}  :: convex; bulging
bol {adj}  :: chubby
bolcoördinaten {p} [mathematics]  :: spherical coordinates
bolder {m}  :: a maritime bollard
boleet {m}  :: bolete, mushroom of the order Boletales
bolhoed {m}  :: bowler hat
Bolivië {prop} {n} [dated]  :: Bolivia
Bolivia {prop} {n}  :: Bolivia
Boliviaan {m}  :: Bolivian person
Boliviaans {adj}  :: Bolivian
bolleboos {m}  :: smart or clever person
bolleke {noun}  :: diminutive of bol
bolleke {noun}  :: A kind of rounded glass in which regular De Koninck beer is served
bolleke {noun} [by extension]  :: A bolleke full of De Koninck
bollekestrui {noun}  :: [Tour de France] official shirt worn and accorded daily to the leader in the mountains classification; polka dot jersey
bolrond {adj}  :: spherical, round
bolsjewiek {c} [politics]  :: Bolshevik
bolsjewisme {n} [politics]  :: Bolshevism
bolster {m}  :: a bur, a spiny cupule, often of a chestnut
bolvormig {adj}  :: spherical, globular
bolwassing {f}  :: (physical, now rare) a rough rub trough the hair, as a mild warning (usually to a junior) or just in jest
bolwassing {f}  :: a verbal dressing-down
bolwerk {n}  :: bastion, bulwark
bom {f} {m}  :: bomb
bom {f}  :: flat-bottomed marine fishing vessel
bombarderen {vt}  :: to bomb, to bombard (to attack with bombs)
bombarderen {vt}  :: to bombard figuratively, to overload
bombardon {m}  :: bombardon, certain bass instruments
bombrief {m}  :: bomb letter (letter containing an explosive)
bomen {vt}  :: to close/shut with a beam
bomen {vt} [nautical]  :: to pole (push a craft forward with a pole)
bomen {vi} [hunting]  :: to land on a tree (of a pheasant)
bomen {vi}  :: to chat
Bomenaar {m}  :: A native or inhabitant of Boom
bomma {f} [Belgian]  :: grandmother
bommetje {noun} [swimming]  :: cannonball
bompa {m} [Flanders]  :: grandfather
bomschuit {f}  :: flat-bottomed marine fishing boat
bomvrij {adj}  :: bombproof
bon {m}  :: receipt
bon {m}  :: ticket (e.g. for speeding)
bon {m}  :: voucher
bond {m}  :: society, fellowship
bond {m}  :: union, association, guild
bond {m}  :: coalition, alliance, league
bond {m}  :: covenant, agreement
bond {m} [dated]  :: bundle (set of objects packed or tied together)
bondgenoot {m}  :: ally
bondgenootschap {n}  :: alliance, confederation
bondig {adj}  :: succinct, concise, terse
bondskanselier {m}  :: federal chancellor
bondskist {f} {m}  :: a toolkit given by the Royal Dutch Tourist Association to its members
bondskist {f} {m}  :: the Ark of the Covenant (short for verbondskist)
Bondsrepubliek Duitsland {prop} {f}  :: Federal Republic of Germany
bondstaat {m}  :: a federation of substate regions with a degree of autonomy
bonenstaak {m}  :: beanpole
bonje {f} [colloquial]  :: bickering, quarrel
bonken {v} [ergative]  :: to bang, to smash
bons {m}  :: thump, knock, bang
bons {m}  :: alternative form of bonze
bont {n}  :: fur
bont {adj}  :: multi-coloured, party-coloured, motley, mixed
bonten {adj}  :: fur (consisting or made of fur)
bont en blauw {phrase}  :: black and blue, so badly bruised that the skin is discolored
bont en blauw slaan {vt}  :: to beat up thoroughly
bontheid {f}  :: quality of being multi-coloured
bontjas {m}  :: fur coat
bontkraag {m}  :: fur collar
bontkraagje {noun} [slang, Netherlands, derogatory]  :: a (male) youngster of (supposed) Moroccan background
bontwerk {n} [collective]  :: processed fur or pelts
bonus {m}  :: A bonus, an extra or premium
bonus {m}  :: (by extension) Any one-off gain
bonus {m}  :: Good marks in a rating scale, notably to calculate an insurance premium dependent on the number of accidents
bonze {m}  :: bonze (Buddhist priest)
bonze {m}  :: boss, bigwig
bonzen {vi}  :: to thump, knock
bonzen {vi}  :: to throb, bounce, pulsate
boobytrap {m}  :: booby trap
boodschap {f}  :: message
boodschap {f}  :: errand
boodschappen {p} [plurale tantum]  :: shopping, groceries
boodschappen doen {vi}  :: to shop, to do the shopping (at a grocery store, not for luxury items)
boodschappentas {f}  :: shopping bag
boodschapper {m}  :: messenger
boog {m}  :: bow (weapon)
boog {m} [geometry]  :: arc
boog {m} [architecture]  :: arch
boogbrug {f}  :: arch bridge
booglamp {f}  :: arc lamp
boogschieten {n}  :: (the practice of) archery
boogschutster {f}  :: archeress
boogschutter {m}  :: archer (one who shoots and arrow from a bow or a bolt from a crossbow)
Boogschutter {prop} {m} [zodiac constellations, astrology]  :: Sagittarius
boogschutterin {f}  :: archeress
boom {m}  :: tree
boom {m}  :: any solid, pole-shaped, usually wooden object
boom {m}  :: beam
boom {m}  :: mast
boom {m}  :: boom
boom {m}  :: boom, as in a market explosion
Boom {prop}  :: A Belgian town and municipality in the Flemish province of Antwerp
boomblad {n}  :: A leaf from a tree
boomgaard {m}  :: orchard
boomholte {f}  :: tree cavity, hollow tree
boomhut {f}  :: a treehouse
boomkikker {m}  :: tree frog, any frog of the family Hylidae
boomkikker {m}  :: European tree frog, Hyla arborea, as an individual or as a species
boommarter {m}  :: pine marten, Martes martes
boomrijk {adj}  :: wooded, having many trees
Booms {prop} {n}  :: local variant of Brabantian spoken in and near the Flemish town of Boom
boomslang {f} {m}  :: A boomslang
boomstam {m}  :: A tree trunk, main structural member of a tree
boomstronk {m}  :: tree stump
boon {f} {m}  :: bean
boonstaak {m}  :: alternative form of bonenstaak
boontje komt om zijn loontje {proverb}  :: he that mischief hatches, mischief catches
boor {f}  :: drill
boor {n}  :: boron
boord {m}  :: border, boundary
boord {m}  :: shore, bank
boord {m} [also neuter]  :: collar (of a shirt)
boord {m} {n} [nautical]  :: a collective term used for both sides of a ship (the starboard and the port)
boord {m} {n}  :: the entire ship
boorkop {m}  :: drill bit
boorplatform {n}  :: offshore drilling rig
boorschip {n}  :: drillship
boortoren {m}  :: drilling tower [as on an drilling rig or in a oil or gas field]
boorzuur {n}  :: The compound boric acid
boos {adj}  :: mad, angry
boos {adj}  :: upset, frustrated
boos {adj}  :: evil
boosaardig {adj}  :: malevolent, malicious, evil
boosaardigheid {f}  :: malevolence, maliciousness, evil
boosdoener {m}  :: evildoer, perpetrator
boosheid {f}  :: anger
boos oog {n}  :: See: boos oog
boos oog {n}  :: evil eye (curse or look causing misfortune according to superstition)
booswicht {m}  :: wicked person, felon
booswil {m}  :: malevolence
boot {mf}  :: boat
bootreis {f} {m}  :: boat trip
bootsman {m}  :: bosun
bootsmannetje {noun}  :: backswimmer (aquatic insect)
bord {n}  :: plate, dish (cutlery)
bord {n}  :: sign [traffic, etc.]
bord {n}  :: board [as in "blackboard" (see schoolbord) or as in "chessboard" (see schaakbord)]
bordeauxrood {adj} [color]  :: maroon, burgundy
bordeel {n}  :: brothel, bordello
bordeelbrok {m} [obsolete, pejorative]  :: punter, john (male client of a prostitute)
bordeelsluiper {m}  :: suede shoe for men with a thick, soft sole
bordenwisser {m}  :: blackboard eraser
bordes {n}  :: steps that lead into a building
bordes {n}  :: an intermediate platform between flights of stairs, which normally involves a change in direction; a landing
bordspel {n}  :: board game
borduren {vt}  :: to embroider
borduren {vt}  :: to elaborate, to detail further
borduur {n} [obsolete]  :: embroidery
boreling {m}  :: newborn
boren {vt}  :: to drill
borg {m}  :: surety
borg {m}  :: guarantor
borgen {vt}  :: to secure, to keep safe
borgen {vt}  :: to guarantee
borgtocht {m} [legal]  :: bail
borgtogt {m}  :: obsolete spelling of borgtocht
borie {f} [slang]  :: cocaine, crack
boring {f}  :: drilling
boring {f}  :: bore of a car's cylinder or canon
borium {n}  :: The metalloid element boron
born {f} [dialectal]  :: obsolete form of bron
Born {prop} {n}  :: A town in the Netherlands
Borneo {prop} {n}  :: Borneo: a Pacific island shared by Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei
borrel {m}  :: a shot of an alcoholic drink such as rum or gin; a tot
borrel {m}  :: an informal welcome, an impromptu reception or meetup, typically involving alcoholic drinks
Borromeïsche eilanden {prop} {p}  :: Borromean Islands
borst {f}  :: chest, thorax
borst {f}  :: breast
borstbeeld {n}  :: bust (a sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders)
borstbeen {n}  :: breastbone, sternum
borstbol {m}  :: hard candy cough drop
borstbol {m} [euphemistic]  :: breast cancer
borstel {m}  :: brush
borstelen {vt}  :: to brush
borstelig {adj}  :: (hair) prickly
borsten {v}  :: obsolete form of barsten
borstkas {f}  :: ribcage
borstmelk {f}  :: breast milk
borstrok {m} [historical]  :: a type of long shirt covering the entire torso down to the thighs
borststuk {n}  :: breastplate (piece of armour protecting the chest)
borststuk {n}  :: breast (piece of meat from the chest)
borstvalling {f}  :: bronchitis
borstvin {f}  :: pectoral fin
borstvinnig {adj}  :: having pectoral fins
borstvoeding {f}  :: breast feeding
borstvoeding {f}  :: breast milk
borstwering {f}  :: breastwork, fortification
borstwering {f}  :: balustrade (especially of a bridge)
bos {n}  :: wood, forest
bos {m}  :: bouquet, cluster, bunch
bosbedrijf {n}  :: forestry
bosbes {f}  :: bilberry
bosbewaring {f}  :: forest conservation
bosbewoner {m}  :: forest dweller
bosbouw {m}  :: forestry, silviculture
bosbrand {m}  :: forest fire
bosch {noun}  :: obsolete spelling of bos
boself {m}  :: wood elf
boskruid {n}  :: obsolete form of buskruit
boskruit {n}  :: obsolete form of buskruit
bosloos {adj}  :: forestless
Bosnië {prop} {n}  :: Bosnia
Bosnië en Herzegovina {prop} {n}  :: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnisch {adj}  :: Bosnian
Bosnisch {prop} {n}  :: Bosnian (the language)
boson {n} [particle]  :: boson
bospad {n}  :: Forest path
bosrijk {adj}  :: heavily wooded
bosuil {m}  :: tawny owl, Strix aluco
boswachter {m}  :: ranger, forest warden
boswachter {m}  :: forester
boswerker {m}  :: lumberjack, woodcutter
boswerker {m}  :: forest worker
bot {adj}  :: not sharp, blunt, dull
bot {adj}  :: impolite, badly behaving: curt, blunt, rude
bot {n}  :: bone
bot {m}  :: flounder (a type of fish)
bot {m} [Belgium]  :: boot
botanicus {m}  :: botanist
botanie {f}  :: botany
botanisch {adj}  :: botanical, botanic
botanische tuin {m}  :: botanic garden
botbreuk {f}  :: fracture of a bone
boten {vt}  :: to hit
boten {vt} [agriculture]  :: to knock the seeds out of a flax plant
boter {f}  :: butter
boterberg {m} [politics, usually in an EU context, hyberbole]  :: butter mountain (surplus of butter)
boter bij de vis {f} [idiom]  :: immediate payment at the moment of sale or delivery
boter bij de vis {interj}  :: indication that one wants to be paid immediately
boterbloem {f} [botany]  :: The wild herb buttercup, a yellow crowfoot species of genus Ranunculus
botergeel {adj}  :: butter-colored
botergeil {adj} [colloquial]  :: horny as hell, pointedly sexually aroused
boterham {m}  :: a slice of bread
boterham {m}  :: sandwich
boter, kaas en eieren {n} [games]  :: tic-tac-toe
boterkoek {m} [Belgium]  :: A type of small cake made of puff pastry
boterkoek {m} [Netherlands]  :: A type of (usually) large cake containing large amounts of butter
boterschijte {f} [West-Flemish]  :: butterfly
botervlieg {m} [archaic]  :: butterfly
botervlieghe {m}  :: obsolete form of botervlieg
Boötes {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Boötes
botsauto {m}  :: bumper car
botsballon {m}  :: airbag
botsen {vi}  :: to collide
botsing {f}  :: collision
botsing {f}  :: wreck
botsing {f} [figurative]  :: argument
Botswana {prop} {n}  :: Botswana
bottel {f}  :: hip, rosehip
bottel {f} [obsolete]  :: dogwood
bottel {f} [dated]  :: bottle
bottelen {vt}  :: to bottle, to put (a liquid) inside a bottle
botten {vi} [archaic]  :: to bump, to collide
botten {vt} [archaic]  :: to push
botten {vt} [archaic]  :: to strike
boud {adj} [archaic]  :: bold, brave
Boudewijn {prop} {m}  :: given name, akin to Baldwin
bougeren {vi} [dialectal]  :: to move, to budge
bouillon {m}  :: broth (water in which meat (or other food) has been boiled)
bouillon {m} [dated]  :: bullion, fringe of gold or silver wire
boulevard {m}  :: boulevard
boulevardblad {n}  :: tabloid
boulevardkrant {f}  :: tabloid (low-quality, sensationalist newspaper)
boulevardpers {f}  :: yellow press
bourgeois {m}  :: bourgeois
bout {m}  :: bolt (threaded metal cylinder)
bout {m}  :: haunch, leg of an animal as food
bout {m} [vulgar]  :: fart
bout {m}  :: bolt (crossbow arrow)
bout {m}  :: bar, rod
bout {m} [archaic]  :: darling, sweetheart, dear
bout {m}  :: iron (apparatus for ironing clothing)
bouteille {f} [archaic]  :: bottle
boutkogel {m} [historical]  :: bar shot
bouw {m}  :: construction
bouw {m} [dialectal, archaic]  :: cultivation, tillage
bouw {f} [historical]  :: A unit of measure for area on Java, equivalent to about 0.7 hectare; a portion of agricultural land of this size
bouwdoos {f}  :: a toy which consists of a collection of parts needed for building a model or a finished toy
bouwen {vt}  :: to build, to construct
bouwen {vt} [dialectal]  :: to cultive, to till
bouwer {m}  :: builder
bouwer {m} [dialectal]  :: alternative form of boer
bouwgedrocht {n}  :: hideous building, architectural monstrosity
bouwgewrocht {n}  :: building, edifice [often suggesting artistic merit]
bouwheer {m} [history]  :: master mason
bouwkunde {f}  :: architectural engineering
bouwlamp {f}  :: construction light
bouwland {n}  :: farmland, agricultural land where crops are cultivated
bouwman {m} [dialectal, dated]  :: farmer
bouwman {m} [dated]  :: construction worker, builder, workman
bouwmeester {m}  :: architect
bouwnijverheid {f}  :: the building industry
bouwpaus {m}  :: A pope known for being (having been) an avid builder, a builder pope
bouwpaus {m} [derogatory, colloquial]  :: A construction magnate
bouwplaats {f}  :: a building site
bouwput {m}  :: excavation
bouwterrein {n}  :: a building site
bouwvak {n} {m}  :: The construction business, trade
bouwvak {n} {m}  :: The builder's profession, métier
bouwvak {n} {m}  :: The builder's summer holidays
bouwvakarbeider {m}  :: A construction laborer, (notably professional but low-skilled) builder
bouwvakker {m}  :: A builder, (notably professional) construction worker
bouwvakkersdecolleté {n} [colloquial]  :: cleavage visible between the buttocks, especially when squatting
bouwval {m}  :: ruin
bouwvallig {adj}  :: dilapidated, ramshackle
bouwwerf {f} [regional, Southern Dutch, Belgian Dutch]  :: a building site
bouwwerk {n}  :: a building, construction (i.e. something which has been built/constructed)
bouwwoede {f}  :: building boom
boven {adv}  :: above
boven {adv}  :: upstairs
boven {prep}  :: above
boven- {prefix}  :: upper, above
bovenaan {adv}  :: above, at the top
bovenal {adv} [formal]  :: above all
bovenarm {m}  :: upper arm
bovenbaas {m} [colloquial, Netherlands]  :: boss, person who is (de facto) in charge
bovenbouw {m}  :: the upper part, or superstructure, of a building
bovenbouw {m} [education]  :: the upper-level classes of a school, e.g. the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades of grammar school, or the last two school years of high school, in the Netherlands
bovenbuik {m}  :: the upper part of the abdominal cavity, epigastrium
bovenbuur {m}  :: upstairs neighbour
boven de Moerdijk {prep} [Netherlands]  :: in the Northern Netherlands
boven de Moerdijk {prep} [Belgium]  :: in the Netherlands
bovendien {adv}  :: besides; by the way
bovendien {adv}  :: moreover, furthermore
bovengemiddeld {adj}  :: above average
bovengistend {adj}  :: overfermented
bovengoed {n}  :: topmost tobacco leaves of the tobacco plant or tobacco made of those leaves
bovengoed {n}  :: outer clothing, upper dres, clothes worn over one's underwear
bovenhalen {vt}  :: to unearth, to haul up
bovenkaak {f}  :: the upper jaw
bovenkant {m}  :: top (upper side)
bovenklasse {f}  :: upper class
bovenkleed {n}  :: A cloth upper garment, especially a robe
bovenkruier {m}  :: smock mill
bovenlangs {adv}  :: passing above, along the top
bovenleiding {f}  :: overhead line
bovenlijf {n}  :: Upper body
bovenlip {m}  :: upper lip
bovennatuurlijk {adj}  :: supernatural
bovenop {adv}  :: on top, above
bovenop {adv}  :: in addition, over and above
bovenst {adj}  :: uppermost
bovenstaand {adj}  :: written/shown/mentioned above
boventoon {m} [physics, music]  :: overtone
bovenvermeld {adj}  :: the above mentioned
bovenwaarts {adv}  :: upwards
bovenwerkelijk {adj}  :: surreal
bovenwerkelijkheid {f}  :: surrealness
bovenwerkelijkheid {f}  :: surreality
bovenwinds {adj}  :: windward
bovenzijde {f}  :: upper side, top
boy {m}  :: a male domestic servant, especially colored in a colony
boycot {m}  :: boycott
boycotten {vt}  :: to boycott
bozig {adj}  :: angry
b-pion {m} [chess]  :: b-pawn: pawn placed on the b-file at the beginning of the game
braadpan {f}  :: Dutch oven, casserole
braadspit {n}  :: skewer, roasting spit
braaf {adj}  :: well-behaved, obedient
braaf {adj}  :: honorable, virtuous
braai {m}  :: A barbecue
braai {m}  :: An open outdoor grill built specifically for the purpose of braaing
braai {m}  :: A social meeting, including the braaing of meat
braaien {vt}  :: to barbecue
braak {adj}  :: fallow
braakakker {m} [agriculture]  :: fallow field (piece of unused farmland)
braakbal {m}  :: pellet vomited by a predator, including hairballs
braakdrank {m} [archaic, historical, except for the diminutive]  :: vomitive, emetic
braakland {n}  :: fallow
braakloop {m}  :: disease involving emesis as a symptom, used of cholera
braaksel {n}  :: vomit
braam {f}  :: bramble
Brabander {m}  :: A Brabantian, a person from Brabant
Brabant {prop} {n} [Belgium]  :: Brabant (former province of Belgium)
Brabant {prop} {n} [Netherlands]  :: North Brabant
Brabant {prop} {n}  :: Duchy of Brabant
Brabants {adj}  :: Brabantian
Brabants {prop} {n}  :: Brabantian (language)
brabbelen {v}  :: to babble unclearly, talk nonsense
brada {m} [slang]  :: brother, friend
braden {vt}  :: to fry
Braille {n}  :: Braille
brak {adj}  :: brackish
brak {adj} [colloquial]  :: bad
brak {adj} [colloquial]  :: hung over
braken {vi}  :: to vomit
brakken {v} [Brabantian]  :: play in a rambunctious way
Bram {prop} {n}  :: given name, short for Abraham
brancard {m}  :: gurney, stretcher
brand {m}  :: fire [such as a house fire]
brandbaar {adj}  :: flammable
brandblusser {m}  :: fire extinguisher
brandbom {f}  :: firebomb, incendiary bomb
brandbrief {m}  :: urgent letter to an organisation or (figure of) authority asserting an emergency situation
branden {vit}  :: to burn
branden {vi} [of lamps and such]  :: to be lit
brandewijn {m}  :: A brandy, type of strong liquor distilled from wine or another alcoholic beverage
brandhout {n}  :: firewood
brandhout {n} [colloquial]  :: something of very low quality
branding {f}  :: breakers (foaming waves), surf
brandkraan {f}  :: fire hydrant
brandnetel {f}  :: nettle (Urtica)
brandpunt {n} [optics]  :: focus - of a lens
brandpunt {n} [geometry]  :: focus - of an ellipse
brandpuntsafstand {m}  :: focal length
brandschilderen {vt}  :: to stain glass
brandschoon {adj}  :: immaculate, spotless, squeaky clean
brandslang {f}  :: fire hose
brandspiegel {m}  :: concave mirror
brandspuit {f}  :: fire hose
brandstapel {m}  :: execution by burning over a pile
brandstichten {vi}  :: to start a fire, to set fire to something, to practise arson
brandstichter {m}  :: arsonist
brandstichting {f} [legal]  :: arson (crime of setting a fire)
brandstichtster {f}  :: female arsonist
brandstof {f}  :: fuel
brandstofcel {mf}  :: fuel cell
brandweer {f} {m}  :: fire department
brandweerauto {m}  :: fire engine, fire truck
brandweerkazerne {mf}  :: A fire station, housing a fire brigade
brandweerman {m}  :: A fireman, male member of a fire department
brandweerwagen {m}  :: fire engine, fire truck
brandwond {f} [chiefly Netherlands]  :: burn
brandwonde {f} [chiefly Belgium]  :: alternative form of brandwond
brasem {m}  :: the edible cyprinid fish species bream (Abramis brama)
Brasilia {prop} {n}  :: Brasilia (Brasília)
brauw {f}  :: brow
braveren {vt} [formal]  :: to taunt, to mock
braveren {vi} [obsolete]  :: to flaunt, to show off
braveren {vi} [obsolete]  :: to be brave
Brazilië {prop} {n}  :: Brazil
Braziliaan {m}  :: someone from Brazil; Brazilian
Braziliaans {adj}  :: Brazilian
Breda {prop} {n}  :: Breda (city in the Netherlands)
breed {adj}  :: broad
breedband {m} [telecommunications]  :: broadband, a wide band of frequencies
breedband {m} [Internet]  :: broadband, a high-capacity connection
breedbandverbinding {f} [networking]  :: broadband connection
breedbeeld {adj}  :: widescreen
breedspraak {f}  :: extensiveness in language
breedspraakig {adj}  :: obsolete spelling of breedsprakig
breedsprakig {adj} [sometimes, derogatory]  :: elaborate and extensive in language, verbose
breedte {f}  :: width
breedte {f}  :: latitude
breedtegraad {m}  :: latitude (degree of latitude)
breedtesporter {m}  :: non-professional athlete
breekal {m}  :: butterfingers, someone who is prone to breaking things
breekbaar {adj}  :: breakable, fragile
breekbaarheid {f}  :: fragility, breakability
breekijzer {n}  :: A crowbar, metal bar used as a lever to manually force things apart, fit or extering force to breaking point
breekpunt {n} [mechanics]  :: breaking point
breekpunt {n} [politics]  :: political red line, cause for ending coalition talks
breekvasten {n}  :: breakfast
breem {noun}  :: dialectal form of braam
breeuwen {vt}  :: to caulk, to fix a ship's seams with oakum
breidelen {vt}  :: to restrain, to curb
breiden {v}  :: dated form of breien
breien {vt}  :: to knit
breijen {v}  :: obsolete spelling of breien
breiklos {m}  :: knitting bobbin
brein {n}  :: brain
brein {n}  :: mastermind
breinaald {f}  :: knitting needle
breinbaas {m}  :: cunning mastermind, sly weasel
breinloos {adj}  :: brainless
breinvlies {n}  :: meninges
breisel {n}  :: knitting (something that has been knitted)
breiwerk {n}  :: knitting (material that has been or is being knitted)
breken {v} [ergative]  :: to break
breker {m}  :: breaker, one who or something that breaks
breker {m} [nautical]  :: breaker, a turbulent wave producing foam near the shore or shallows
brekingsindex {m} [optics]  :: refractive index
brengen {vt}  :: to bring, to carry
brengen {vt}  :: to deliver, to supply
brenger {m}  :: bringer, carrier, deliverer
bres {f}  :: breach, gap, opening
Bretagne {prop} {n}  :: Brittany
bretel {f} [clothing, most commonly used in the plural]  :: suspender (US), brace (UK)
breuk {f}  :: fracture, break
breuk {f} [arithmetic]  :: fraction
breuk {f} [geology]  :: fault
Breukelen {prop}  :: municipality in the province of Utrecht, Netherlands
breve {f} [orthography]  :: breve
brevier {n}  :: breviary
bridge {n}  :: bridge (card game)
brie {m}  :: brie (variety of French cheese)
brief {m}  :: letter (written message)
briefje {noun}  :: note, bill (of money)
briefomslag {m} {n}  :: An envelop, fit to post a letter in
briefopener {m}  :: letter opener (knifelike device)
bries {m}  :: soft breeze
briesen {vi}  :: to snort (such as a horse or a pig)
briet {f}  :: Jewish circumcision ceremony
brievenbus {f}  :: letterbox
brievenbus {f}  :: postbox
brievenbusfirma {f}  :: shell company
brievenbusmaatschappij {f}  :: shell company
brij {m}  :: porridge
brijn {n}  :: brine; solution for pickling
bril {m}  :: glasses
bril {m}  :: toilet seat
briljant {adj}  :: brilliant
briljant {m}  :: brilliant
brillenkoker {m}  :: spectacle case
briller {m}  :: person wearing glasses
brilslang {f}  :: cobra
brink {m}  :: village green, functioning as a central square
brink {m}  :: edge or margin of a field
brink {m}  :: edge or margin of a hill
brink {m}  :: grassy edge or margin of a strip of land
brink {m}  :: grassland
brinkdorp {n}  :: village with a village green as central location for business social life
brisant {adj}  :: fast, snappy, explosive
Brit {m}  :: Brit, Briton
Brits {adj}  :: British
Britse Eilanden {prop} {p}  :: British Isles
broddelwerk {n}  :: Very badly performed work, or a product of such work
broeden {vt}  :: to breed (especially by birds or oviparous animals)
broeden {vi}  :: to brood (keep an egg warm)
broeder {m} [dated]  :: brother, male sibling
broeder {m}  :: friar, member -especially non-priest- of certain ecclesiastical (notably Catholic clerical) groups
broeder {m}  :: member of a brotherhood, fraternity, order etc
broeder {m}  :: colleague, especially if member of a corporation or other profession-related organisation
broeder {m}  :: fellow faithful, especially in certain sects, such as the Hussite Moravian Brothers
broeder {m}  :: a certain biscuit type
broedermoord {m}  :: fratricide
broederschap {f}  :: brotherhood, a fraternal quality or relationship
broederschap {f}  :: fraternity, or any society of 'brothers' in the figurative sense, especially bound by some specific religious (notably Catholic) devotion, such as the veneration of a patron saint and/or celebration of (a) liturgical feast(s)
broedseizoen {n}  :: breeding season
broedsel {n}  :: brood, spawn
broeikaseffect {n}  :: greenhouse effect
broeikasgas {n}  :: greenhouse gas
broeikasgasuitstoot {m}  :: greenhouse gas emissions
broek {f}  :: trousers, pants
broek {n}  :: marsh
broekdraagband {m} [clothing, obsolete]  :: suspender (US), brace (UK)
broekschijter {m} [literally]  :: a child which isn't quite potty-trained
broekschijter {m} [derogatory]  :: a coward
broekspijp {f}  :: trouser leg, pant leg
broekvent {m} [often, in the diminutive]  :: an immature man (a metaphor that alludes to men that still wear boyish shorts)
broekvent {m} [figuratively]  :: coward
broem {m} [Brabantian]  :: dirty, thick foam on tea, coffee, brewing beer, vinaigre, soup, broth etc
broem {interj}  :: sound made by a motorised vehicle
broer {m}  :: brother (male sibling)
broge {c} [Judaism]  :: alternative spelling of brooche
broger {m} [slang]  :: guy, chap, dude, bloke
brok {m} {n}  :: scrap
brok {m} {n}  :: chunk, piece
brok {m} {n} [in the plural, colloquial]  :: damage, harm, wreckage, pieces (as a consequence of an accident)
brokkelen {vi}  :: to crumble
brokken {vt}  :: to break into pieces
brol {adj} [Brabantian]  :: rubbish, crap
brol {m}  :: things of inferior quality or little value
brombeer {m}  :: grouch, grump (usually male)
bromfiets {mf}  :: moped, limited to 50 cc engine and 45 km/h speed
bromfiets {mf}  :: (Belgium) snorfiets moped, limited to 25 km/h speed
brommen {vi}  :: to mutter, mumble
brommen {vi}  :: to hum, buzz
brommen {vi} [dialectal]  :: to brag, to boast
brommen {vi}  :: to drive a moped
brommen {vi} [colloquial]  :: to be imprisoned, to spend time in prison
brommer {f}  :: moped (low-powered motorcycle)
brommer {f}  :: one who hums
brommer {f} [dialectal]  :: infertile cow
brommer {f} [obsolete, Netherlands]  :: coach taxi drawn by one horse
brompot {m} [colloquial]  :: Grump (usually male)
bromvlieg {f}  :: blowfly
bron {f}  :: source
bron {f}  :: well
bronchit {m} [Brabantian]  :: bronchitis
bronnentaal {f}  :: language that written documents are in, as opposed to the spoken language
brons {n}  :: bronze
bronst {f}  :: heat, rut (sexual excitement of animals)
bronst {f}  :: a strong sexual urge to mate (for humans)
bronstijd {m}  :: Bronze Age
bronsttijd {m}  :: mating season
bronwater {n}  :: mineral water, such as spa water
bronwater {n} [chiefly the diminutive]  :: a glass or drink of it
bronzen {adj}  :: bronze, bronzen
bronzen {vt}  :: to bronze
brooche {c} [Judaism]  :: blessing, bracha
brood {n}  :: bread
brood {n} [by extension]  :: Similar bakery product or other baked dish
brood {n} [metonymy]  :: livelihood, especially in expressions like dagelijks brood
broodbeleg {n}  :: bread topping (such as cheese, meat or jam)
broodbelegsel {n}  :: bread topping
brooddeeg {n}  :: bread dough (dough intended for baking bread)
broodje {noun}  :: roll (shortened raised biscuit or bread)
broodmager {adj} [of a person or animal]  :: skinny
broodmes {n}  :: bread knife (serrated knife wrought for slicing bread)
broodroof {m}  :: denial of making a livelihood (e.g. by unfair competition or forced unemployment)
broodrooster {m} {n}  :: toaster
broodroven {vt} [Belgium]  :: to deny a livelihood, to make it impossible to make ends meet
broodschrijfster {f} [often, derogatory]  :: female author who writes for a living, often implied to have little regard for quality or principle
broodschrijver {m} [often, derogatory]  :: author who writes for a living, often implied to have little regard for quality or principle
broodsuiker {m}  :: white sugar (white refined sugar)
broodtrommel {m}  :: lunchbox
broodtrommel {m} [historical]  :: bread bin, breadbox (container for preserving bread)
broodwinner {m}  :: financial provider for a family, the person who brings the bacon home; breadwinner
broodwinning {f}  :: livelihood
broom {n}  :: bromine
broom- {prefix} [functional group prefix]  :: bromo-
broos {adj} [literally]  :: brittle, crisp, physically fragile with a tendency to break into small pieces
broos {adj} [figuratively]  :: fragile, perishable, vulnerable, weak, e.g. said of short-lived beauty
broos {f} [obsolete]  :: cothurnus
broosheid {f}  :: fragility
bros {adj}  :: brittle
brouwen {vt}  :: to brew
brouwen {vi}  :: to pronounce the sound "r" as a uvular consonant
brouwer {m}  :: brewer
Brouwer {prop}  :: surname derived from the trade name brouwer, meaning "brewer"
brouwerij {f}  :: brewery
brouwerij {f} [dated]  :: the act of brewing
brouwhuis {n}  :: brewery
brouwsel {n}  :: concoction, brewage
browsen {vi}  :: to browse
brr {interj}  :: brr (exclamation of cold)
brr {interj}  :: an exclamation of disgust or aversion
brug {mf}  :: bridge
Brugge {prop} {n}  :: Bruges
bruid {f}  :: bride
bruidegom {m}  :: bridegroom
bruidsbed {n}  :: marriage bed, nuptial bed
bruidsjurk {f} [chiefly Netherlands]  :: wedding dress
bruidsschat {m}  :: dowry
bruikbaar {adj}  :: usable, neither unfit nor broken
bruikbaar {adj}  :: useful, which has a good use
bruikbaarheid {f}  :: usefulness
bruiken {vt} [archaic]  :: to make use of, to use, to have use for
bruiker {m} [dated, historical]  :: tenant farmer
bruiloft {mf}  :: wedding
bruiloftsbed {n} [archaic]  :: marriage bed, nuptial bed
bruin {adj}  :: brown
bruin {n}  :: the color brown
bruin {c} [slang]  :: heroin
bruinachtig {adj}  :: brownish
bruine beer {m}  :: brown bear, Ursus arctos
bruine beer {m} [Netherlands, idiom, slang]  :: dump, defecation, donation
bruine rat {f}  :: brown rat, Rattus norvegicus
bruinig {adj}  :: brownish, of a colour or shade which resembles or hinges on brown and/or contains some brown
bruinkool {f}  :: lignite, brown coal
bruinogig {adj}  :: brown-eyed
bruinvis {m}  :: Any porpoise, marine mammal of the family Phocoenidae (certain small cetacean)
bruinvis {m}  :: The harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena
bruinvisch {m}  :: obsolete spelling of bruinvis
bruisen {vi}  :: to form bubbles, to froth, to fizz
brullen {vi}  :: to roar
brullen {vi}  :: to cry (of a baby)
brunchen {v} [intranstive]  :: to (have) brunch, take a single meal serving as both (late) breakfast and (early) lunch
brus {mf}  :: sibling
Brussel {prop} {n}  :: Brussels (capital city of the EU, Brabant (former duchy and former province), Flanders (modern region) and Belgium)
Brussel {prop} {n} [figuratively]  :: any of the above legal entities decreeing from Brussels
Brussel {prop} {n}  :: short for Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, the smallest of Belgium's three federative regions
Brusselaar {m}  :: An inhabitant of Brussels, the capital city of the EU, Brabant (duchy and former province), Flanders (modern region) and Belgium
Brusselaar {m}  :: An inhabitant of the Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, the smallest of Belgium's three federative regions
Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest {prop} {n}  :: The bilingual central, bilingual region (i.e. constitutive member territory) of federal Belgium, comprising only the 19 municipalities of the capital metropolis Brussels; its constitutional status differs in several points from that of the far larger and more populous regions Flanders (northern, Dutch-speaking; Brussels is an enclave in it) and Walloonia (southern; francophone, with a small germanophone minority component)
brutaal {adj}  :: impudent
brutaal {adj}  :: outspoken
brutaliteit {f}  :: impudence, audacity
bruusk {adj}  :: brusque, unfriendly
bruusk {adj}  :: abrupt, sudden
bruut {adj}  :: brutish, rough
bruut {adj}  :: brutal, fierce
bruut {m}  :: brute, ruffian
Brythonisch {adj}  :: Brythonic, Brittonic
bs. {abbr}  :: bisschop
BTW {f}  :: initialism of belasting op de toegevoegde waarde; VAT, value-added tax
bubbel {m}  :: bubble
bubbeltje {noun}  :: Diminutive of bubbel
bubbelwijn {m} [Netherlands]  :: sparkling wine
bucht {m}  :: junk
bucht {m}  :: disgusting drink, trash, rubbish
bucht {m}  :: pests, weed
budget {n}  :: a budget
budgettair {adj}  :: budgetary
Buenos Aires {prop} {n}  :: Buenos Aires
buffel {m}  :: buffalo
bugel {m}  :: bugle, flugelhorn, a brass instrument
buggy {m}  :: baby buggy
bui {f}  :: shower (rain), or generally a bout (of bad weather such as snow)
bui {f}  :: mood
bui {f} [dated]  :: gust, current of wind
buidel {m}  :: pouch
buideldier {n}  :: A marsupial, mammal of which the female typically uses a pouch to keep the young in after birth
buidelmol {m}  :: marsupial mole, any animal of the two species from the genus Notoryctes and the family Notoryctidae
buigen {v} [ergative]  :: to bend
buigen {v} [ergative]  :: to bow
buiging {f}  :: bow, kowtow
buigspier {f}  :: flexor
buigzaam {adj}  :: bendable, flexible
buigzaam {adj}  :: compliant
buigzaamheid {f}  :: flexibility, the quality to bend easily
buiig {adj}  :: rainy, showery
buik {m}  :: belly
buik {m}  :: paunch (referring euphemistically to a protrusive belly)
buik {m} [nautical]  :: The lowest inner part of a ship's hull, where water accumulates
buikdans {m}  :: belly dance
buikdansen {vi}  :: to to a belly dance
buikdrager {m}  :: baby sling that has the baby in front of the carrier
buikgriep {f}  :: tummy bug, gastroenteritis
buikje {n} [endearing]  :: a belly with a slight or moderate excess of fat; a potbelly
buikpijn {f}  :: bellyache, stomachache
buikschuiver {m}  :: moped with low handlebars
buikschuiver {m}  :: belly slide
buiktyfus {m}  :: typhoid fever
buikvin {f}  :: abdominal fin
buikvinnig {adj}  :: having abdominal fins
buikvlies {n}  :: peritoneum
buikvliesontsteking {f} [pathology]  :: peritonitis
buil {m}  :: bruise, bump
builenpest {f}  :: bubonic plague
buis {f}  :: pipe, duct
buis {f} [slang]  :: television, compare tube
buislamp {f}  :: tubular fluorescent lamp
buit {m}  :: spoil, booty
buitelen {vi}  :: to tumble, to roll, to somersault
buiten {adv}  :: outside
buiten {prep}  :: outside, out of
buiten {n}  :: Mansion and surrounding estate in the countryside
buiten- {prefix}  :: outside, outer
buitenaards {adj}  :: extraterrestrial, alien
buitenaf {adv}  :: from outside
buitenband {m}  :: outer tyre
buiten bewustzijn {adj}  :: unconscious
buiten de boot vallen {v} [idiom]  :: to fall by the wayside (to be left out)
buitendeur {f}  :: exterior door
buitenechtelijk {adj}  :: extramarital
buitengaats {adj}  :: offshore, off the harbour
buitengewoon {adj}  :: extraordinary
buitengewoon {adv}  :: extraordinarily, extremely, very
buitenissig {adj}  :: extravagant, weird, eccentric
buitenissig {adj}  :: tawdry, obtrusive, cloying
buitenkans {f}  :: golden opportunity
buitenkant {m}  :: the outer side: outside
buitenkern {f} [geology]  :: outer core
buitenland {n}  :: all foreign countries, collectively; anything abroad
buitenlander {m}  :: foreigner, alien (person from outside one's country)
buitenlands {adj}  :: foreign, exterior
buitenleven {n}  :: The life, living, residence in the countryside
buitenlucht {f}  :: The air outside, the outdoors
buitenmaatschappelijk {adj}  :: extrasocietal
buitenplaneet {f} [astronomy]  :: outer planet
buitenpolitiek {adj}  :: extrapolitical
buitensluiten {vt}  :: to shut out, to lock out
buitensluiten {vt}  :: to exclude, to shun
buitensporig {adj}  :: extravagant, lavish, excessive
buitenst {adj}  :: outermost
buitenstaander {m}  :: Outsider
buitenverblijf {n}  :: country house
buitenvrouw {f} [Suriname]  :: mistress
buitenwaarts {adv}  :: outwards
buitenwacht {f}  :: outsiders
buitenwacht {f} [construction]  :: safety supervisor for confined spaces
buitenwacht {f}  :: outside guard
buitenwacht {f}  :: guard duty outside
buitenwacht {f} [Flemish, idiom]  :: having to stay outside (usually with hebben or krijgen)
buitenwereld {f}  :: outside world
buitenwettelijk {adj}  :: extralegal
buitenwijk {f}  :: an outlying suburb
buitenwipper {m} [Belgium]  :: bouncer
buitmaken {vt}  :: to acquire through force, to capture, to loot
buizen {vi}  :: to booze, to drink heavily
buizen {vt} [Belgium]  :: to give a failing grade
buizen {vi} [Belgium]  :: to get a buis, i.e. a failing grade
buizerd {m}  :: buzzard
bukken {vi}  :: to duck, to bend down
buks {f} {m}  :: shotgun
buks {m}  :: box (tree)
buksboom {m}  :: box, box tree (any tree of the genus Buxus)
bul {m}  :: bull
bul {m}  :: surly person
bul {f}  :: great seal affixed to certain documents, notably charters from reigning princes and certain dignitaries
bul {f}  :: such charter
bul {f}  :: specifically, a papal bull
bul {f}  :: trinket, object of little value
bulderen {vi}  :: to thunder, to make a thunderous sound
bulderen {vi}  :: to shout, to roar
buldog {m}  :: a bulldog
Bulgaars {adj}  :: Bulgarian
Bulgaars {prop} {n}  :: Bulgarian (language)
Bulgarije {prop} {n}  :: Bulgaria
bullenpees {f}  :: a bull's dried sinew
bullenpees {f}  :: bullwhip, made from the above, a severe punitive implement
bullepees {f}  :: superseded spelling of bullenpees
bult {m}  :: bump
bultig {adj}  :: lumpy, humped
bultig {adj}  :: rugged, knobbly
bultrug {m}  :: humpback whale
bumper {m}  :: bumper of a car
bumperklever {m}  :: Tailgater (dangerous driver)
bundel {m}  :: bundle
bundel {m}  :: edition of collected literary works, often poetry
bundel {m}  :: any collection of products or services offered together
bundelen {vt}  :: to bundle, to put together
bundelen {vt}  :: to unite, to gather together
bungelen {v}  :: alternative form of bengelen
bunzing {m}  :: European polecat, Mustela putorius
bunzing {m}  :: any polecat in general
burcht {f}  :: citadel, castle, borough
burcht {f}  :: burrow of a badger, fox or beaver
bureau {n}  :: desk
bureau {n}  :: office
bureaublad {n} [graphical user interface]  :: desktop
bureaula {f}  :: desk drawer
bureaustoel {m}  :: office chair (desk chair used in an office)
burgemeester {m}  :: mayor, burgomaster
burger {m}  :: citizen
burger {m}  :: middle-class or bourgeois person, burgher
burger {m}  :: burger
-burger {suffix}  :: -burger
burgerdode {mf}  :: civilian death, civilian fatality
burgerij {f}  :: citizenry
burgerij {f}  :: bourgeoisie
burgerin {f} [archaic]  :: female citizen
burgerin {f} [archaic]  :: female bourgeois
burgerklasse {f}  :: bourgeoisie
burgerlijk {adj}  :: civil
burgerlijke ongehoorzaamheid {f}  :: civil disobedience
burgerlijke schemering {f}  :: civil twilight
burgerlijke stand {m}  :: civil registry
burgerluchtvaart {f}  :: civilian aviation, civilian air travel
burgermoed {m}  :: the courage of citizens when intervening at personal risk at the sight of someone in danger; civil courage
burgeroorlog {m}  :: civil war
burgerpartij {f}  :: middle-class and/or upper-class ("burgeois") political party
burgerrecht {n}  :: civil right
burgerrechtenbeweging {f}  :: civil rights movement
burgerregering {f}  :: civilian government (government without formal ties to the military and not experiencing undue influence by the military)
burgerschap {n}  :: citizenship
burgerschapsonderwijs {n}  :: citizenship education
burgerscheepvaart {f}  :: civilian navigation, civilian shipping
burgervoogd {m} [obsolete]  :: mayor
burgerwagen {m}  :: a police car that is not discernible from a normal 'civil' car
burgerwagen {m}  :: a van-type car used to sell burgers
burgerzin {m}  :: civil responsibility
burggraaf {m} [originally]  :: keeper of certain castles (and surrounding jurisdictions)
burggraaf {m}  :: viscount, a peerage rank, below graaf (count)
burgwal {m}  :: defensive wall in a city; a city wall or citadel wall
Burkina Faso {prop} {n}  :: Burkina Faso
buro {n}  :: nonstandard spelling of bureau
Burundi {prop} {n}  :: Burundi
bus {m} [transport]  :: bus, omnibus (vehicle)
bus {m} [transport, in diminutive]  :: minibus, minivan
bus {m}  :: bus (electrical conductor)
bus {f}  :: container, box, tin
bus {f}  :: bushing
busbaan {f} [transport]  :: bus lane
busbestuurder {m}  :: A bus driver
buschauffeur {m}  :: bus driver
buschauffeuse {f}  :: female bus driver
busdrager {m} [historical]  :: rifleman (someone armed with a rifle or other firearm)
bushalte {f}  :: bus stop
bushok {n}  :: bus shelter
bushokje {noun}  :: bus shelter
bushuis {n} [historical]  :: arms depot, arsenal (depot for firearms)
buskruid {n}  :: obsolete spelling of buskruit
buskruit {n}  :: gunpowder
bussel {m}  :: sheaf, bundle, package
busselen {vt}  :: to wrap into a bundle
bussen {vt}  :: to put into a mailbox
busstation {noun}  :: bus station
buste {f} {m}  :: bust (a sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders)
bustehouder {m}  :: a bra
but- {prefix} [hydrocarbon chain prefix]  :: but-
butaan {n} [organic compound]  :: butane
buteen {n} [organic compound]  :: butene
Butler {prop}  :: surname
butten {v}  :: alternative form of botten
butyl {n} [organic chemistry]  :: butyl
butyn {n} [organic compound]  :: butyne
buuf {f} [colloquial, Netherlands]  :: female neighbour
buur {m}  :: neighbour
buurjongen {m}  :: a boy who lives in the neighbourhood
buurkind {n}  :: neighbour child, neighbouring child (child who is a neighbour)
buurland {n}  :: neighboring country
buurman {m}  :: neighbour [male]
buurt {f}  :: neighborhood, part of town
buurt {f}  :: vicinity, proximity
buurten {vi}  :: to visit a neighbour
buurthuis {n}  :: community centre
buurtsuper {m}  :: small neighbourhood supermarket, local grocery store, convenience store
buurtsupermarkt {m}  :: small local supermarket, neighbourhood grocery store, convenience store
buurtwinkel {m}  :: a convenience store situated in a residential area
buurvrijer {m} [obsolete]  :: male neighbour who is a bachelor
buurvrouw {f}  :: neighbour [female]
b. v. {adv}  :: abbreviation of bij voorbeeld
bv. {abbr}  :: bijvoorbeeld
b.v. {abbr}  :: alternative form of b. v.
bw. {n}  :: abbreviation of bijwoord
Byz. {abbr}  :: Byzantijns