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wiktionary-dict (50,943 English-Dutch translations extracted from en.wiktionary.org)

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a {article} (an) SEE: an ::
aa {adj} (a form of lava flow associated with Hawaiian-type volcanoes) :: scherpe lava {m} {f}
Aachen {prop} (city in North Rhine-Westphalia) :: Aken
aah {interj} (expressing amazement or surprise) :: och
aardvark {n} (mammal) :: aardvarken {n}
aardwolf {n} (the mammal species Proteles cristatus) :: aardwolf {m}
Aaron {prop} (male given name) :: Aäron
Aaronic {adj} (pertaining to Aaron) :: Aaronisch
Aaron's rod {n} (goldenrod) SEE: goldenrod ::
Aaron's rod {n} :: koningskaars {f}
Aaron's rod {n} (mullein) SEE: mullein ::
Aaron's rod {n} (orpine) SEE: orpine ::
abaca {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp ::
abaca {n} (plant) :: manillahennep {m}
aback {adv} (backwards) :: achterwaarts, rugwaarts
aback {adv} (in the rear) :: achteraan
aback {n} (abacus) SEE: abacus ::
abactinal {adj} (pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal) :: abactinaal
abactor {n} (one who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds) :: runderdief {m}, veedief {m}
abacus {n} (calculating frame) :: telraam {n}, abacus {m}
abaka {n} (fiber/fibre) SEE: Manila hemp ::
abaka {n} (plant) SEE: abaca ::
abalone {n} (edible univalve mollusc) :: zeeoor
abandon {n} (a giving up to natural impulses) :: ongedwongenheid {f}
abandon {v} (forsake) :: verzaken, verlaten, begeven
abandon {v} (to cast out) :: verwerpen, afwijzen, verbannen
abandon {v} (to give up) :: opgeven, prijsgeven
abandon {v} (to leave behind or desert) :: achterlaten, in de steek laten
abandon {v} (to relinquish a claim to property) :: afzien (van), afstand doen (van), terugnemen
abandoned {adj} (no longer maintained, forsaken, deserted) :: verlaten
abandonment {n} (act of abandoning) :: achterlating, verlating, in de steek laten {n}
abandonment {n} (careless freedom) :: ongedwongenheid, uitbundigheid, nonchalence
abandonment {n} (maritime law: relinquishment of a property to underwriters) :: abandonnement, overlating
abandonment {n} (refusal to receive freight) :: vrachtweigering
abandonment {n} (relinquishment of a right, claim or privilege) :: opgave, afstand, overgave, overlating
abandonment {n} (voluntary leaving of a person) :: achterlating, verlating, verwaarlozing, veronachtzaming
abarthrosis {n} (diarthrosis) SEE: diarthrosis ::
abase {v} (to lower so as to hurt feelings) :: vernederen
abasement {n} (the act of abasing) :: vernedering
abash {v} (to make ashamed, to embarrass) :: beschamen
abashed {adj} (embarrassed) :: beschaamd, verlegen
abashment {n} (the state of being abashed; confusion from shame) :: verlegenheid {f}
abatage {n} (abattage) SEE: abattage ::
abate {v} (to bar, to except) :: uitsluiten
abate {v} (to be defeated) :: verliezen
abate {v} (to bring down a person physically or mentally) :: neerslaan (physically), vernederen (mentally), humiliëren
abate {v} (to bring down or reduce to a lower state) :: verlagen, reduceren, verminderen
abate {v} (to decrease or become less in strength) :: afnemen, verminderen, verzwakken, luwen
abate {v} (to deduct, to omit) :: aftrekken, overslaan, verminderen, weglaten
abatement {n} (the act of abating or the state of being abated) :: afname, afslag, inkrimping, korting, vermindering
abattoir {n} (public slaughterhouse) :: slachthuis {n}, abattoir {n}, slachterij {f}
Abbas {prop} (A male given name) :: Abbas
abbatial {adj} (belonging to an abbey) :: abbatiaal
abbe {n} (abbot) :: abt
abbess {n} (female superior of a nunnery) :: abdis
abbey {n} (church of a monastery) :: abdijkerk {f}
abbey {n} (monastery headed by an abbot) :: abdij {f}
abbot {n} (superior or head of an abbey or monastery) :: abt
abbreviate {v} (to make shorter) :: afkorten, verkorten, inkorten
abbreviated {adj} (shortened) :: afgekort, ingekort, verkort
abbreviation {n} (act or result of shortening or reducing) :: afkorting {f}, verkorting {f}
abbreviation {n} (shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase) :: afkorting {f}
abbreviator {n} (one who abbreviates) :: afkorter {m}
abbreviatory {adj} (serving or tending to abbreviate; shortening; abridging) :: afkortend, verkortend
ABC {n} (alphabet) :: ABC {n}, alfabet {n}
ABC {n} (rudiments) :: ABC {n}
ABC book {n} (primer) SEE: primer ::
abdicate {v} (disinherit) :: onterven
abdicate {v} (reject) :: weigeren, afwijzen
abdicate {v} (renounce a throne) :: aftreden, troonsafstand doen , abdiceren
abdicate {v} (surrender or relinquish) :: afstand doen (van)
abdication {n} (the act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder) :: abdicatie, (troons)afstand
abdomen {n} (belly) :: onderbuik {m}, abdomen {n}
abdominal {adj} (having abdominal fins) :: buikvinnig
abdominal {adj} (of or pertaining to the abdomen) :: abdominaal
abdominal fin {n} (pelvic fin) SEE: pelvic fin ::
Abdon {prop} (biblical judge of Israel) :: Abdon
abduct {v} (to take away) :: ontvoeren, kidnappen
abduction {n} (law: wrongful carrying off of a human being) :: ontvoering {f}, kidnapping {f}, schaking {f}
abduction {n} (leading away, carrying away) :: ontvoeren {n}
abduction {n} (logic: type of syllogism) :: abductie {f}
abduction {n} (physiology: movement separating limb from axis) :: abductie {f}
abductor {n} (kidnapper) :: ontvoerder {m}, kidnapper {m}
abductor {n} (muscle) :: abductor {m}
Abdul {prop} (male given name) :: Abdoel, Abdel
Abdullah {prop} (Muslim given name) :: Abdoella
abeam {adv} (alongside) :: dwarsscheeps
abearance {n} (behavior) SEE: behavior ::
abecedarium {n} (a book used to teach the alphabet) SEE: primer ::
abecedary {n} (the alphabet) :: alfabet {n}, abc {n}
Abel {prop} (biblical character) :: Abel {m}
Abel {prop} (male given name) :: Abel {m}
Abelam {prop} (Ambulas) SEE: Ambulas ::
abele {n} (the white poplar, Populus alba) :: abeel {m}
abelian {adj} (math: of a group) :: abels, commutatief
Abelian algebra {n} (commutative algebra) SEE: commutative algebra ::
Abelonian {n} (Abelian) SEE: Abelian ::
Aberdeen terrier {n} (breed of dog) SEE: Scottish terrier ::
aberrance {n} (state of being aberrant; a wandering from the right way; deviation from truth, rectitude) :: afwijking {f}
aberrant {adj} (deviating from morality) :: aberrant
aberrant {adj} (deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal) :: afwijkend, uitzonderlijk
aberrant {adj} (wandering; straying from the right way) :: aberrant
aberration {n} (deviation) :: aberratie
abet {v} (to assist or encourage in crime) :: aansporen, aanmoedigen, ophitsen
abet {v} (to support, uphold, or aid) :: bijstaan, ondersteunen
abettor {n} (accomplice) :: medeplichtige {c}
abettor {n} (inciter) :: aanstichter {m}, opstoker {m}
abeyance {n} (expectancy; condition of being undetermined) :: onbeslistheid, onzekerheid
abeyance {n} (suspension; temporary suppression) :: opschorting, uitstel
abhor {v} (to regard with horror or detestation) :: verafschuwen, walgen van
abhorrence {n} (extreme aversion) :: afkeer {m}
abide {v} (to await) :: afwachten
abide {v} (to dwell) :: verblijven, wonen
abide {v} (to endure) :: ondergaan, verdragen, doorstaan, uithouden
abide {v} (to tolerate) :: tolereren, toelaten, verdragen
abiding {adj} (continue) :: voortdurend
Abidjan {adj} (Abidjanian) SEE: Abidjanian ::
Abidjan {prop} (the largest city of Côte d'Ivoire) :: Abidjan
Abigail {prop} (biblical wife of David) :: Abigaïl
Abigail {prop} (female given name) :: Abigail, Abigaïl
ability {n} (quality or state of being able) :: vaardigheid, vermogen
abiotic {adj} (Nonliving) :: abiotisch
a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush {proverb} (small but certain advantage is preferable) :: beter één vogel in de hand dan tien in de lucht
a bit {adv} (a little) SEE: a little ::
abjure {v} (to renounce upon oath) :: afzweren, verzaken aan een eed
abjure {v} (to renounce with solemnity) :: afzweren, herroepen, [aan] verzaken
Abkhaz {prop} (a Northwest Caucasian language spoken in Abkhazia) :: Abchazisch {n}
Abkhazia {prop} (territory in the Caucasus, see also: Republic of Abkhazia) :: Abchazië
Abkhazian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Abkhazia) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {n} (Abkhaz) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {prop} (Abkhazian language) SEE: Abkhaz ::
ablactation {n} (weaning) :: borstvoeding {f}
ablative {n} (grammar) the ablative case) :: ablatief {m}
ablative absolute {n} (linguistic construction in Latin) :: losse ablatief
ablative case {n} (grammar case used to indicate movement away from something, removal, separation, source) :: ablatief {m}
ablaze {adj} (on fire) :: in lichterlaaie
able {adj} (healthy) SEE: healthy ::
able {adj} (legally qualified) :: competent, in aanmerking komend
able {adj} (permitted to) :: in staat (om), de mogelijkheid hebben (om te)
able {adj} (skillful) :: competent, handig, bedreven
-able {suffix} (able to be done) :: -baar
-able {suffix} (fit to be done) :: -baar
-able {suffix} (indicating obligation) :: [before the infinitive] te
able {v} (enable) SEE: enable ::
able {v} (vouch for) SEE: vouch for ::
abloom {adv} (postpositive) in or into bloom; in a blooming state) :: in bloei
abnegate {v} (to deny oneself something) :: ontzeggen
abnegate {v} (to reject, to deny) :: verwerpen, ontzeggen
abnegation {n} (denial; renunciation) :: zelfverloochening
Abner {prop} (biblical cousin of Saul) :: Abner
abnormal {adj} (not conforming to rule or system) :: abnormaal
abnormal {adj} (of or pertaining to behaviour that deviates from norms) :: abnormaal
abnormally {adv} (In an abnormal manner) :: abnormaal
abnormalness {n} (abnormality) SEE: abnormality ::
aboard {adv} (on board) :: aan boord
aboard {prep} (on board of) :: aan boord
abode {n} (obsolete: act of waiting) :: wachten
abode {n} (omen) :: voorteken {n}
abode {n} (slightly dated: residence) :: woonstee {f}, verblijf, onderkomen {n}
abode {n} (stay or continuance in a place; sojourn) :: verblijf {n}, woonstee {f}
abolish {v} (to destroy) :: vernietigen
abolish {v} (to end a law, system, institution, custom or practice) :: afschaffen
abolishment {n} (The act of abolishing) :: afschaffing {f}
abomasum {n} (fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant) :: leb {f}, lebmaag {f}
A-bomb {n} (atomic bomb) :: atoombom {f}
abominable {adj} (hateful; detestable; loathsome) :: abominabel, afstotelijk, verschrikkelijk, afschuwelijk
abominable snowman {n} (manlike or apelike animal said to exist in the Himalayas) :: verschrikkelijke sneeuwman {m}, yeti {m}
abominate {v} (to feel disgust towards, to hate in the highest degree) :: verachten, verafschuwen
abomination {n} (something abominable) :: (een) afschuwelijk iets
abomination {n} (the feeling of extreme disgust) :: afschuw, walging
aboriginal {adj} (original; indigenous) :: inheems, inheemse
Aboriginal {n} (aboriginal) SEE: aboriginal ::
Aboriginal {n} (original inhabitant of any land) :: inboorling {m}, inboorlinge {f}
Aboriginal {n} (original inhabitant of Australia) :: Aboriginal {m}
abort {v} (computing: to terminate a process prior to completion) :: annuleren, aborteren, stoppen
abort {v} (to cause a premature termination) :: (doen) aborteren, beëindigen, doen mislukken
abort {v} (to miscarry) :: (een) miskraam hebben, voortijdig bevallen
abortion {n} (act of inducing abortion) :: abortie {m}, abortus {m}
abortion {n} (immature product of an untimely birth) :: miskraam {n}
abortion {n} (induced abortion) :: abortus {m}, afdrijving {f}, zwangerschapsonderbreking {f}, vruchtafdrijving {f}
abortion {n} (miscarriage) :: miskraam {n}, abortus {m}
abortion {n} (something ugly) :: misbaksel {n}, miskraam {n}
abortionist {n} (one who performs an illegal (backstreet) abortion) :: engeltjesmaker {m}, engeltjesmaakster {f}
abound {v} (to be copiously supplied) :: wemelen [van]
abound {v} (to be plentiful) :: overvloedig aanwezig zijn, wemelen [van]
abound in {v} (to possess in abundance) :: wemelen van
abounding {adj} (ample, plenteous, plenty) :: overvloedig
abound with {v} (abound) SEE: abound ::
about {adv} (here and there) :: rond-
about {adv} (in circuit) :: rond
about {adv} (nearly, approximately) :: ongeveer
about {adv} (on all sides) :: rond
about {adv} (to a reversed order, or opposite direction) :: om-
about {prep} (concerned with, engaged in) :: over, aangaande, betreffende
about {prep} (concerning) :: over
about {prep} (in the immediate neighborhood of) :: omheen, bij, in de buurt
about {prep} (near, approximately, regarding time, size or quantity) :: ongeveer
about {prep} (on every side of) :: om, rond
about {prep} (on the point or verge of) :: op het punt staan
about {prep} (over or upon different parts of) :: rond
about to {phrase} (indicating imminence) :: op het punt staan (om) te
above {prep} (in or to a higher place) :: boven
above all {adv} (of prime importance) :: bovenal, vooral, voornamelijk
above average {adj} (Better than average) :: bovengemiddeld
above board {prep} (honestly) :: volgens het boekje
above ground {adj} (aboveground) SEE: aboveground ::
above measure {prep} (beyond measure) SEE: beyond measure ::
above-mentioned {adj} (mentioned or named before; aforesaid) :: bovenvermeld
above-named {adj} (mentioned or named before) SEE: above-mentioned ::
abovesaid {adj} (mentioned before) :: bovenvermeld
abrade {v} (transitive) to rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction) :: schuren
Abraham {prop} (male given name) :: Abraham
Abraham {prop} (prophet in the Old Testament) :: Abraham
Abrahamitic {adj} (Abrahamic) SEE: Abrahamic ::
Abram {prop} (Old Testament patriarch) :: Abram
abreact {v} (eliminate previously repressed emotions) :: afreageren
abreast {adv} (informed) :: op de hoogte, bekend, goed ingelicht, welingelicht
abreast {adv} (side by side) :: zij aan zij
abridge {v} (to deprive) :: beroven (van)
abridge {v} (to make shorter) :: beperken, verkorten
abridge {v} (to shorten or contract by using fewer words) :: verkorten, inkorten
abridgment {n} (act of abridging) :: bekorting, verkorting
abridgment {n} (shortened version) :: ingekorte versie , uittreksel, korte inhoud
abroad {adv} (in foreign countries) :: in het buitenland, naar het buitenland
abrogate {v} (to annul by an authoritative act) :: afschaffen
abrogate {v} (to put an end to) :: tenietdoen
Abruka {prop} (Estonian island located in the Gulf of Riga) :: Abruka
abrupt {adj} (botany: truncated) :: afgeknot
abrupt {adj} (curt in manner) :: kortaf
abrupt {adj} (extremely steep) :: steil
abrupt {adj} (having sudden transitions from one state to next) :: hortend
abrupt {adj} (without notice) :: abrupt, plots, bruusk
abruptly {adv} (in an abrupt manner) :: abrupt, bruusk
abruptly {adv} (precipitously) :: plots, plotseling
abruptness {n} (state of being abrupt) :: abruptheid {f}
abs {n} (abdominal muscles) :: buikspieren
abs {n} (absolute function) :: abs
Absalom {prop} (male given name) :: Absalom
abscess {n} (cavity filled with pus) :: abces {n}, etterbuil {m}
abscissa {n} (first of two coordinates) :: abscis {f}
abscond {v} (to depart secretly) :: heimelijk vertrekken (van/uit)
abscond {v} (to hide (something) :: wegrennen
abseil {n} (a descent by abseil) :: het abseilen, gezekerde afdaling
abseil {v} (to descend a vertical drop using a rope) :: abseilen
absence {n} (inattention to things present) :: verstrooidheid {f}
absence {n} (lack; deficiency; nonexistence) :: afwezigheid {f}, ontbreken {n}
absence {n} (state of being away) :: afwezigheid {f}
absent {adj} (being away from a place) :: afwezig, weg
absent {adj} (inattentive) :: afwezig, verstrooid
absent {adj} (not existing) :: afwezig
absent {prep} (without) :: behalve, zonder, uitgezonderd
absent {v} :: afwezig zijn, zich verwijderen, vertrekken
absinthe {n} (Artemisia absinthium) :: alsem {m}
absinthe {n} (liquor) :: absint
absolute {adj} (capable of being thought or conceived by itself alone) :: absoluut
absolute {adj} (chemistry: pure; unmixed) :: absoluut, onvermengd, rein
absolute {adj} (complete in itself, fixed) :: volkomen
absolute {adj} (grammar: not immediately dependent on the other parts of the sentence in government) :: absoluut
absolute {adj} (loosed from any conditions or limitations) :: absoluut
absolute {adj} (loosed from any other being or comparison) :: absoluut
absolute {adj} (rare: positive; clear) :: absoluut
absolute {adj} (viewed apart from modifying influences or without comparison with other objects) :: absoluut, volstrekt
absolutely {adv} (in an absolute manner) :: absoluut
absolute pitch {n} (ability to identify and reproduce a tone) SEE: perfect pitch ::
absolute value {n} (numerical value of a real number) :: absolute waarde {f}
absolute zero {n} (coldest possible temperature) :: absoluut nulpunt {n}
absolutive case {n} (case used to indicate the patient or experiencer of a verb’s action) :: absolutief {m}
absolve {v} (obsolete: to finish, accomplish) :: beëindigen, afwerken
absolve {v} (obsolete: to resolve or explain) :: uitleggen
absolve {v} (theology: to pronounce free or give absolution from sin) :: vergeven
absolve {v} (to pronounce free or give absolution) :: vrijspreken, vergeven
absolve {v} (to set free) :: vergeven, kwijtschelden, ontheffen
absorb {v} (physics: to take up by chemical or physical action) :: absorberen, imeä
absorb {v} (to consume completely) :: consumeren, opgebruiken
absorb {v} (to endure) :: ondergaan
absorb {v} (to include so that it no longer has separate existence) :: absorberen, (in zich) opnemen
absorb {v} (to occupy fully) :: verdiepen, bezig houden
absorb {v} (to suck up or drink in) :: absorberen, opzuigen
absorbency {n} (absorbency) :: absorptie {f}
absorbent {adj} (absorbing) :: absorberend, wateropnemend
absorbing {adj} (engrossing) :: boeiend, grijpend
absorption {n} (act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything) :: absorptie {f}
absorption {n} (act or process of being absorbed and made to disappear) :: absorptie {f}
absorption {n} (chemistry, physics: imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action) :: absorptie {f}
absorption {n} (physiology: process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed) :: absorptie {f}, opname {f}
absorptiveness {n} (absorptivity) SEE: absorptivity ::
abstain {v} (hinder, withhold) :: verhinderen
abstain {v} (refrain from voting) :: [van stemming] zich onthouden
abstain {v} (refrain from) :: zich onthouden (van), abstineren
abstemious {adj} (abstaining from wine) :: sober
abstemious {adj} (marked by, or spent in, abstinence) :: abstinent
abstemious {adj} (sparing in diet) :: matig
abstemious {adj} (sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation) :: sober
abstention {n} (the act of abstaining) :: onthouding {f}
abstersion {n} (the act of cleaning) :: reiniging {f}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from alcohol) :: alcoholonthouding {f}, [more frequent] geheelonthouding {f}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from sexual intercourse) :: onthouding {f}
abstinence {n} (the act or practice of abstaining) :: onthouding {f}
abstinence {n} (the practice of self-denial) :: onthouding {f}
abstract {adj} (absent in mind) :: afwezig, verstrooid
abstract {adj} (apart from practice or reality; not concrete) :: abstract, theoretisch
abstract {adj} (art: free from representational qualities) :: abstract
abstract {adj} (difficult to understand) :: abstract, vaag, algemeen
abstract {adj} (extracted) :: onttrokken
abstract {adj} (general as opposed to particular) :: algemeen
abstract {adj} (separate) :: afgezonderd, gescheiden
abstract {n} (an abrigement or summary) :: samenvatting, korte inhoud
abstract {n} (an abstraction) :: abstractie
abstract {n} (an abstract work of art) :: abstract kunstwerk
abstract {n} (an extract of a vegetable substance) :: uittreksel
abstract {n} (that which is abstract) :: (een) abstract iets
abstract {v} (to abridge, epitomize, or summarize) :: samenvatten
abstract {v} (to consider abstractly) :: abstraheren
abstract {v} (to create an artistic abstraction of) :: abstraheren
abstract {v} (to draw off) :: afleiden
abstract {v} (to extract by means of distillation) :: onttrekken
abstract {v} (to perform the process of abstraction) :: abstraheren
abstract {v} (to remove; to take away; to withdraw) :: terugtrekken
abstract {v} (to separate; to disengage) :: afzonderen
abstract {v} (to steal) :: ontvreemden
abstract {v} (to withdraw oneself) :: zich terugtrekken
abstraction {n} (act of abstracting) :: abstractie {f}
abstractionism {n} (abstract art) :: abstractionisme {n}
abstractionistic {adj} (abstractionist) SEE: abstractionist ::
abstractness {n} (the quality of being abstract) :: abstractheid {f}
abstract noun {n} (a noun that denotes an abstract concept) :: abstract substantief {n}, abstractum {n}
abstruse {adj} (concealed) :: verborgen, versluierd
abstruse {adj} (difficult to comprehend) :: onbevattelijk, ondoorgrondelijk
abstruseness {n} (the property of being abstruse) :: traag van begrip
absurd {adj} (contrary to reason or propriety) :: absurd
absurd {n} (obsolete: an absurdity) :: absurd {n}
absurdism {n} (absurdity) SEE: absurdity ::
Abu Dhabi {prop} (capital of UAE) :: Abu Dhabi
abulia {n} (absence of will-power or decisiveness) :: willoosheid
Abuna {prop} (abuna) SEE: abuna ::
abundance {n} (ample sufficiency) :: overvloed
abundant {adj} (fully sufficient; plentiful) :: overvloedig, rijkelijk voorhanden, abondant
abundantly {adv} (in an abundant manner) :: overvloedig
abuse {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis ::
abuse {n} (corrupt practice) :: misbruik {n}
abuse {n} (delusion) SEE: delusion ::
abuse {n} (improper usage) :: misbruik {n}, verkeerd gebruik {n}
abuse {n} (insulting speech) :: beschimpingen {f-p}
abuse {n} (physical maltreatment) :: mishandeling {f}
abuse {n} (sexual violation or assault) :: misbruik {n}
abuse {v} (to adulterate) SEE: adulterate ::
abuse {v} (to hurt) :: mishandelen
abuse {v} (to insult) :: beschimpen, uitschelden
abuse {v} (to rape) :: misbruiken, onteren, verkrachten
abuse {v} (to use improperly) :: misbruiken, verkeerd gebruiken
abuser {n} (one who abuses) :: misbruiker {m}, misbruikster {f}
abusio {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis ::
abusive {adj} :: grof, ruw
abut {v} (to border on) :: grenzen
abysm {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss ::
abyss {n} (bottomless or unfathomed depth) :: afgrond {m}, ravijn {n}
abyss {n} (moral depravity, vast intellectual or moral depth) :: afgrond {m}, kloof {m} {f}
AC {initialism} (alternating current) :: wisselstroom
AC {initialism} (alternating potential) :: wisselspanning
academian {n} (member of an academy) :: academicus {m}
academic {adj} (belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning) :: academisch, universitair
academic {adj} (belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato) :: academisch
academic {adj} (having no practical importance) :: academisch
academic {adj} (scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific) :: academisch
academic {n} (member of an academy, college, or university) :: universitair {m}
academic {n} (Platonist) :: academicus {m}
academician {n} (collegian) :: academicus {m}
academician {n} (member of an academy) :: academielid {m}
academy {n} (college or university) :: academie {f}, universiteit, college
academy {n} (learned society) :: academie {f}
academy {n} (place of training, school) :: academie {f}
academy {n} (seminary) :: academie {f}
academy {n} (specialized school) :: academie {f}
Academy of Sciences {n} (national academy) SEE: national academy ::
acajou {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut ::
acajou {n} (cashew tree) SEE: cashew ::
acajou {n} (wood from trees of Meliaceae family) SEE: mahogany ::
acalculia {n} (condition of lacking basic mathematical skills) :: acalculie
a cappella {adv} (performed by a choir with no instrumental accompaniment) :: a capella
accede {v} (obsolete: to approach) :: naderen
accede {v} (to agree to a proposal or view) :: toestemmen, aanvaarden, inwilligen
accede {v} (to enter upon an office or dignity) :: aanvaarden, (throne) bestijgen
accede {v} (to join a group) :: toetreden
accedie {n} (acedia) SEE: acedia ::
accelerate {v} (to become faster) :: versnellen, sneller gaan
accelerate {v} (to cause to move faster) :: versnellen
accelerate {v} (to hasten) :: bespoedigen
accelerate {v} (to quicken natural or ordinary progression or process) :: versnellen
acceleration {n} (act or state) :: versnelling {f}, acceleratie {f}
acceleration {n} (amount) :: versnelling {f}, acceleratie {f}
acceleration {n} (physics) :: versnelling {f}, acceleratie {f}
accelerator {n} (accelerator pedal) :: gaspedaal {n}
accelerator {n} (a device for causing acceleration) :: versneller {m}
accelerator {n} (a substance which speeds up chemical reactions) :: katalysator {m}
accelerometer {n} (instrument for measuring acceleration) :: versnellingsmeter {m}
accent {n} :: accent {n}
accent {n} (distinctive pronunciation associated with a region, social group, etc.) :: accent {n}, tongval {m}, uitspraak {f}
accent {n} (mark to denote feet or inches) :: accent {n}, accentteken {n}
accent {n} (math: mark to distinguish magnitudes of similar kind) :: accent {n}, accentteken {n}
accent {n} (music: expressive emphasis of a passage) :: accent {n}
accent {n} (music: recurring stress on a tone) :: accent {n}
accent {n} (music: rhythmical accent) :: accent {n}
accent {n} (music: special emphasis on a tone) :: accent {n}
accent {n} (orthography: mark to indicate accent) :: accent {n}, klemtoon {m}
accent {n} (prosody: stress on syllables of a verse) :: accent {n}
accent {n} (stronger articulation) :: accent {n}, klemtoon {m}
accent {n} (utterance) SEE: utterance ::
accent {v} (to emphasize) :: accentueren, beklemtonen
accent {v} (to express the accent of) :: accentueren, beklemtonen
accent {v} (to mark with written accents) :: beklemtonen
accentless {adj} (unaccented) SEE: unaccented ::
accentuate {v} (to bring out distinctly) :: benadrukken, beklemtonen
accentuate {v} (to mark with a written accent) :: beklemtonen
accentuate {v} (to pronounce with an accent) :: beklemtonen, accentueren
accept {v} (to agree to) :: aanvaarden, accepteren
accept {v} (to endure patiently) :: aanvaarden, ondergaan
accept {v} (to receive officially) :: ontvangen, aannemen
accept {v} (to receive with consent) :: aanvaarden, accepteren
acceptable {adj} (capable, worthy or sure of being accepted) :: aanvaardbaar, acceptabel
acceptancy {n} (acceptance) SEE: acceptance ::
access {n} (act of approaching or entering) :: benadering
access {n} (admission to sexual intercourse) :: instemming
access {n} (increase by addition) :: toevoeging, aanwinst
access {n} (onset, attack or fit of disease) :: toeval, aanval
access {n} (outburst of an emotion) :: aanval, uitval
access {n} (right or ability of approaching or entering) :: toegang, toegangsrecht, toelating
access {n} (right to visit one's child) :: bezoekrecht {n}
access {n} (way or means of approaching) :: toegang, toegangsweg, passage
access {v} (computing: to have access to (data) :: toegang hebben (tot)
access {v} (to gain or obtain access to) :: toegang hebben (tot), bereiken, verkrijgen
accessibility {n} (the quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach) :: toegankelijkheid {f}
accession {n} (a coming to) :: toetreding {f}
accessory {adj} (assisting a crime) :: medeplichtig
accessory {adj} (having a supplementary function) :: meegeleverd, toegevoegd
accessory {n} (clothing accessory) :: accessoire {n}, aanhangsel {n}, toebehoren {n}
accessory {n} (contributor to an offense) :: medeplichtige {m} {f}, handlanger {m}, handlangster {f}
accessory {n} (that which belongs to something else deemed the principal, attachment) :: accessoire {n}, aanhangsel {n}, toebehoren {n}
accident {n} (chance event) :: toeval {n}
accident {n} (military: unplanned event resulting in injury) :: toevallig
accident {n} (transport: unintended event that causes damage) :: ongeval {n}
accident {n} (unexpected event with negative consequences) :: ongeluk {n}, ongeval {n}
accidentally {adv} (unexpectedly, unintentionally) :: toevallig
accidentally on purpose {adv} (deliberately but seemingly accidentally) :: per ongeluk expres
accidently {adv} (unexpectedly, unintentionally) SEE: accidentally ::
accismus {n} (Feigning disinterest in something while actually desiring it.) :: accismus {m}
acclaim {v} (to applaud) :: toejuichen, prijzen, loven
acclaim {v} (to declare by acclamations) :: uitroepen (tot)
acclaim {v} (to shout applause) :: juichen, applaudiseren
acclaim {v} (to shout) :: uitroepen
acclamation {n} (applause) :: gejuich, acclamatie
acclamation {n} (election of a standby) :: zonder hoofdelijke stemming, met algemene instemming
acclimation {n} (acclimatization) SEE: acclimatization ::
acclimatization {n} (the act of acclimatizing) :: acclimatisatie {f}, aanpassing {f}
acclimatize {v} (to get used to a new climate) :: acclimatiseren
acclimatize {v} (to make used to a new climate) :: acclimatiseren
accoil {v} (nautical sense) SEE: coil ::
accolade {n} (A salutation marking the conferring of knighthood) :: accolade {f}
accolade {n} ( (music) A brace used to join two or more staves) :: accolade {f}
accommodate {v} (to adapt to fit) :: aanpassen, accommoderen
accommodate {v} (to provide housing for) :: onderbrengen, herbergen
accommodation {n} (adjustment of the eye) :: accommodatie {f}
accompaniment {n} (music: that which gives support or adds to the background) :: begeleiding {f}
accompany {v} (obsolete: to cohabit) :: samenwonen
accompany {v} (obsolete: to cohabit with) :: samenwonen met
accompany {v} (to attend as a companion) :: vergezellen, begeleiden
accompany {v} (to keep company) :: zich samensluiten, samenwerken
accompany {v} (to perform an accompanying part next to another instrument) :: begeleiden
accompany {v} (to perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition) :: begeleiden
accomplice {n} (a cooperator) :: handlanger {m}
accomplice {n} (an associate in the commission of a crime) :: medeplichtige {m} {f}, handlanger {m}
accomplish {v} (to bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform) :: volbrengen
accomplish {v} (to finish successfully) :: volbrengen
accomplishable {adj} (capable of being accomplished) :: haalbaar
accomplished {adj} (completed) :: voldaan, voldane, voltrokken
accomplisher {n} (one who accomplishes) :: presteerder {m}, presteerster {f}, verwezenlijker
accomplishment {n} (that which completes) :: prestatie {f}
accomplishment {n} (the act of accomplishing) :: voltooiing {f}
accord {n} (harmony of sounds) :: akkoord {n}
accordance {n} (agreement; harmony; conformity) :: overeenstemming {f}
according as {adv} (precisely as) :: zoals, volgens
according to {prep} (based on statement) :: volgens
according to {prep} (in proportion) :: overeenkomstig
accordion {n} (A small, portable, keyed wind instrument) :: accordeon {n}, harmonica {m}
accordion player {n} (accordion player) SEE: accordionist ::
accost {v} (to approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request) :: aanklampen
account {n} (an authorization to use a service) :: account (to an electronic service)
account {n} (archaic) reckoning, calculation) :: rekening, berekening, telling
account {n} (a registry of pecuniary transactions) :: rekening
account {n} (a statement and explanation or vindication) :: rekenschap
account {n} (a statement of facts or occurrences) :: verslag, verhaal
account {v} (account for) SEE: account for ::
account {v} (credit (to) SEE: credit ::
accountability {n} (state of being accountable) :: verantwoordelijkheid {n}
accountable {adj} (Having accountability) :: verantwoordelijk, aansprakelijk
accountable {adj} (Requiring accountability) :: verklaarbaar
accountancy {n} (the profession of accounting) :: boekhouden {n}
accountant {n} (a reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s) :: boekhouder {m}, accountant {m}
accountant {n} (one who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts) :: boekhouder {m}
accountant {n} (one whose profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another) :: boekhouder {m}
account for {v} (to constitute in amount or portion) :: tellen voor, meetellen voor
accounting {n} (development and maintenance of system for recording and analyzing financial transactions) :: boekhouding {f}
accounts receivable {n} (total monetary amount) :: vordering {f}
account statement {n} (bank statement) SEE: bank statement ::
accourage {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage ::
accouter {v} :: voorzien, uitdossen
Accra {prop} (capital of Ghana) :: Accra
accretion disk {n} (structure formed by matter falling into a gravitational source) :: accretieschijf
accrue {v} (increase) :: verhogen, groeien
accumulate {v} (to grow in number) :: zich opstapelen, (zich) vermeerderen, accumuleren
accumulate {v} (to pile up) :: opstapelen, vermeerderen, accumuleren
accumulation {n} (act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated) :: accumulatie {f}, opstapeling {f}, opeenhoping {f}
accumulator {n} (computer science: register for holding intermediate results) :: accumulator {m}
accumulator {n} (hydraulics: container which stores hydraulic power for release) :: accumulator {m}
accumulator {n} (one who or that which accumulates) :: verzamelaar {m}
accumulator {n} (wet-cell storage battery) :: accu {m}
accuracy {n} (state of being accurate) :: nauwkeurigheid, precisie
accurate {adj} (exact or careful conformity to truth) :: accuraat, precies, exact, trefzeker, nauwkeurig
accurately {adv} (exactly, precisely) :: trefzeker
accurse {v} (to devote to destruction; to imprecate misery or evil upon; to curse; to execrate; to anathematize) :: vervloeken
accusation {n} (act of accusing or charging with a crime) :: beschuldiging
accusative {adj} (producing accusations; accusatory) :: beschuldigend
accusative {adj} (related to accusative case) :: accusatief
accusative {n} (accusative case) :: accusatief {m}, vierde naamval {m}, lijdend voorwerp {n}
accusative case {n} (case used to mark the immediate object) SEE: accusative ::
accusatory {adj} (pertaining to, or containing, an accusation) :: beschuldigend
accuse {v} (attribute blame to someone) :: beschuldigen
accuser {n} (one who accuses) :: aanklager {m}, beschuldiger {m}
accustom {v} (cohabit) SEE: cohabit ::
accustom {v} (to be wont) :: plegen
accustom {v} (to make familiar by use) :: doen wennen (aan), (to accustom oneself) wennen (aan)
ace {adj} (excellent) :: puik
ace {n} (card with a single spot) :: aas {m}
ace {n} (golf: hole in one) SEE: hole in one ::
acedia {n} (boredom) SEE: boredom ::
Aceh {prop} (language) SEE: Acehnese ::
Acehnese {prop} (language) :: Atjehs {n}
acephalous {adj} (headless) SEE: headless ::
acephalous {adj} (without a leader or chief) SEE: leaderless ::
acetaminophen {n} (white crystalline compound used in medicine as an anodyne to relieve pain and reduce fever) :: paracetamol {m}
acetate {n} (salt or ester of acetic acid) :: acetaat
acetic acid {n} (clear colourless organic acid, CH[3]COOH) :: azijnzuur {n}
acetone {n} (the organic compound (CH[3])[2]CO) :: aceton {m} {n}
acetonuria {n} (presence of acetone in the urine) :: acetonurie
acetylcholine {n} (the neurotransmitter compound) :: acetylcholine {m} {f}
acetylene {n} (acetylene) :: acetyleen {n}
acetylsalicylic acid {n} (acetate ester of salicylic acid; aspirin) :: acetylsalicylzuur {n}
acetyltransferase {n} (transacetylase) SEE: transacetylase ::
a chain is only as strong as its weakest link {proverb} (aphorism) :: de keten is zo sterk als haar zwakste schakel
ache {n} (dull pain) :: pijn {m}
ache for {v} (to desire or want very much) :: verlangen, smachten naar
achene {n} (small dry fruit) :: dopvrucht
achievable {adj} (capable of being achieved) :: haalbaar, haalbare, bereikbaar
achieve {v} (to carry out successfully; to accomplish) :: bereiken, realiseren
achieve {v} (to obtain, or gain as the result of exertion) :: bereiken, realiseren, verwerven, winnen, verkrijgen
achievement {n} (act of achieving or performing) :: prestatie
achievement {n} (a reward in video games) :: prestatie {f}
achievement {n} (great or heroic deed) :: prestatie {f}, verwezenlijking {f}
Achilles {prop} (Greek mythical hero) :: Achilles
Achilles heel {n} (Achilles' tendon) SEE: Achilles' tendon ::
Achilles heel {n} (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation) :: achilleshiel
Achilles tendon {n} (strong tendon in the calf of the leg) :: achillespees {f}
achoo {interj} (the sound of a sneeze) :: hatsjoe, hatsjie
achromaticity {n} (achromatism) SEE: achromatism ::
acid {adj} (sour, sharp, or biting to the taste) :: zuur
acid {adj} (sour-tempered) :: zuur
acid {n} (a sour substance) :: zuur {n}
acid {n} (in chemistry) :: zuur {n}
acidification {n} (the act or process of making something sour (acidifying), or changing into an acid) :: verzuring {f}
acidify {v} (to make something acidic) :: verzuren
acidness {n} (acidity) SEE: acidity ::
acidosis {n} (abnormally increased acidity of the blood) :: acidose {f}
acidotic {adj} (having depressed alkalinity of blood or tissue) :: acidotisch
acid rain {n} (unusually acidic rain) :: zure regen
acinesic {adj} (akinesic) SEE: akinesic ::
acknowledge {v} (to admit the claims or authority of) :: erkennen
acknowledge {v} (to admit the knowledge of) :: bekennen, erkennen
acknowledge {v} (to notify receipt) :: ontvangst bevestigen/melden
acknowledge {v} (to own as genuine or valid) :: erkennen
acknowledge {v} (to own with gratitude) :: erkentelijk zijn, erkennen
acknowledgement {n} (act of acknowledging) :: erkenning, bekentenis {f}
acknowledgement {n} (act of a man admitting a child as his own) :: erkenning {f}
acknowledgement {n} (act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship) :: erkenning {f}
acknowledgement {n} (award) :: toekenning {f}, erkenning {f}
acknowledgement {n} (expression of thanks) :: erkentelijkheid {f}
acknowledgement {n} (formal statement or document recognizing the fulfilment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure) :: bevestiging {f}
acknowledgement {n} (indication of a successful receipt of a transmission) :: ontvangstbevestiging {f}, kwitantie {f}
acknowledgement {n} (message informing that the originator's communication has been received and understood) :: ontvangstbevestiging {f}
acknowledgment {n} (act of acknowledging) :: erkenning
acme {n} (the highest point) :: hoogtepunt {n}
acne {n} (a skin condition) :: acne {f} {m}
acne vulgaris {n} (inflammatory disease of the skin) :: jeugdpuistjes {n-p}
a cold day in Hell {n} (an event that will never happen) :: met Sint Juttemis; als pasen en pinksteren op één dag vallen
aconite {n} (herb wolfsbane) :: monnikskap
acorn {n} (fruit of the oak tree) :: eikel {m}
acorn-shell {n} (barnacle of the genus Balanus) :: zeepok {m}
acoustic {adj} (pertaining to hearing or the science of sounds) :: akoestisch, akoestische
acoustic {adj} (producing or produced without electrical amplification) :: akoestisch, akoestische
acoustical {adj} (of or pertaining to hearing or acoustics) :: akoestisch, akoestische
acoustically {adv} (in an acoustic manner) :: akoestisch
acoustic guitar {n} (hollow-body guitar) :: akoestische gitaar {m} {f}
acoustics {n} (physics: a science of sounds) :: akoestiek {m}
acoustics {n} (quality of a space for doing music) :: akoestiek {m}
acquaintance {n} (person) :: kennis {m}, bekende {m}
acquaintance {n} (state of being acquainted) :: bekendheid {f}
acquainted {adj} (familiar) :: bekend
acquiescent {adj} (resting satisfied or submissive) :: weltevreden, onderdanig
acquiescent {adj} (willing to acquiesce) :: welwillend, inschikkelijk
acquire {v} (to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own) :: verwerven, verkrijgen, opdoen
acquire {v} (to get) :: verwerven, verkrijgen
acquisition {n} (act or process of acquiring) :: verwerving {f}
acquisition {n} (thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain) :: verworvenheid
acquit {v} (to clear one’s self) :: zich bevrijden
acquit {v} (to declare not guilty, innocent) :: vrijspreken
acquit {v} (to discharge a claim or debt) :: afbetalen, vervullen, aflossen
acquit {v} (to discharge from an obligation) :: vrijspreken, kwijtschelden, verlossen
acquit {v} (to pay or atone for) :: betalen, afbetalen
acquit {v} (to perform one’s part) :: vervullen, zich bewijzen
acquit {v} (to release, rescue) :: bevrijden, verlossen, vrijlaten
acrimonious {adj} (sharp and harsh) :: verbitterd, bitsig, gemeen, acrimonieus, venijnig, rancuneus, bits, vinnig, scherp
acrobat {n} (an athlete who performs acts requiring skill, agility and coordination) :: acrobaat {m}
acrocyanosis {n} (acrocyanosis) :: acrocyanose
acromegaly {n} (chronic disease marked by enlargement of the bones) :: acromegalie {f} {m}
acronym {n} (word formed by initial letters) :: acroniem {n}, letterwoord {n}
acrophobia {n} (fear of heights) :: hoogtevrees [informal], acrofobie [formal]
Acropolis {prop} (Athenian Acropolis) :: Akropolis
across {adv} (crosswords: horizontally) :: horizontaal
across {prep} (from one side to another) :: overheen
across {prep} (on the opposite side) :: overheen, tegenover
across {prep} (perpendicularly) :: zijdelings
acryl {n} (univalent radical) :: acryl
acrylamide {n} (Amide of acrylic acid) :: acrylamide
acrylic {adj} (containing an acrylic resin) :: acryl-
acrylic {adj} (derived from acrylic acid or acrylonitrile) :: acryl-
acrylic {n} (acrylic resin) :: acryl {n}
acrylic {n} (paint containing an acrylic resin) :: acryl {n}, acrylverf {f}
acrylic {n} (painting made with acrylic paint) :: acrylverftekening {f}
act {n} (deed) :: handeling {f}, daad
act {n} (division of theatrical performance) :: akte
act {n} (process of doing) :: handeling {f}
act {n} (statute) :: wet
act {v} (to behave in a certain way) :: gedragen, optreden
act {v} (to do something) :: handelen
act {v} (to have an effect on) :: werken
act {v} (to perform a theatrical role) :: optreden (on stage), spelen (general), opvoeren (on stage), acteren (general), toneelspelen (on stage)
act {v} (to respond to information) :: handelen, reageren
actinium {n} (chemical element) :: actinium {n}
action {interj} (signifying the start of something) :: actie {f}
action {n} (fast-paced activity) :: actie {f}
action {n} (mechanism) :: mechanisme {n}, werking {f}
action {n} (military: combat) :: actie {f}
action {n} (slang: Intercourse) :: actie {f}
action {n} (something done so as to accomplish a purpose) :: handeling {f}, actie {f}
action {n} (way of motion or functioning) :: beweging {f}, werking {f}
actions speak louder than words {proverb} (it's more effective to act than speak) :: daden klinken harder dan woorden
activate {v} (to put into action) :: activeren
activate {v} (to turn on) :: aanzetten, inschakelen
activated carbon {n} (a very absorbent form of finely powdered carbon) :: actieve kool {f}
active {adj} (having the quality or power of acting) :: actief
active voice {n} (the form in which the subject of a verb carries out some action) :: bedrijvende vorm, actief {n}, activum {n}
activism {n} (The practice of using action to achieve a result) :: activisme {n}
activistic {adj} (activist) SEE: activist ::
activity {n} (something done as an action or a movement) :: activiteit {f}, beweging {f}, werkzaamheid {f}
activity {n} (something done for pleasure or entertainment) :: activiteit {f}
activity {n} (The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force) :: activiteit {f}, actief {f}
actor {n} (person who performs in a theatrical play or film) :: acteur {m}, actrice {f}, toneelspeler {m}, toneelspeelster {f}
actor {n} (plaintiff) SEE: plaintiff ::
actress {n} (female actor) :: actrice {f}
Acts {prop} (Book of Acts) SEE: Acts of the Apostles ::
Acts of the Apostles {prop} (fifth book of the New Testament) :: Handelingen
actual {adj} (emphasise a noun) :: eigenlijk, feitelijk
actual {adj} (existing in act or reality, not just potentially) :: werkelijk, daadwerkelijk, effectief, reëel
actual {adj} (factual, real, not just apparent or even false) :: echt, reëel, werkelijk
actual {adj} (in action at the time being) :: actueel, huidig
actually {adv} (In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively) :: eigenlijk, in werkelijkheid, feitelijk
actuarial {adj} (pertaining to actuaries) :: actuarieel
actuarial {adj} (relating to statistical calculation) :: actuarieel
actuary {n} (maker of insurance calculations) :: actuaris {m}
actuate {v} (to activate; put into motion) :: aandrijven
actuate {v} (to incite to action) :: aanzetten
acuity {n} (sharpness or acuteness) :: scherpte {f}
acumen {n} (quickness of perception or discernment) :: scherpzinnigheid {f}
acupuncturation {n} (acupuncture) SEE: acupuncture ::
acupuncture {n} (insertion of needles for remedial purposes) :: acupunctuur {f}
acute {adj} (geometry: acute-angled) SEE: acute-angled ::
acute {adj} (geometry: of an angle) :: scherp
acute {adj} (medicine: of an abnormal condition) :: acuut
acute {adj} (medicine: of a short-lived condition) :: acuut
acute {adj} (orthography: letter with acute accent) :: met accent aigu
acute {adj} (quick, short) :: kort
acute {adj} (sensitive) :: scherp, gevoelig
acute {adj} (urgent) :: dringend, acuut
acute {n} (acute accent) SEE: acute accent ::
acyclic {adj} (not cyclic) :: acyclisch
AD {initialism} (anno Domini) :: n. Chr (na Christus)
adage {n} (old saying) :: gezegde
Adam {prop} (first man in Abrahamic religions) :: Adam
Adam {prop} (male given name) :: Adam
Adam and Eve {prop} (the first man and woman (according to Genesis) :: Adam en Eva
adamant {adj} (determined; unshakeable; unyielding) :: onbuigzaam, onvermurwbaar
adamant {n} (a rock or mineral held by some to be of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness) :: adamant
Adam's apple {n} (the lump in the throat) :: adamsappel {m}
adapt {v} (to fit by alteration) :: aanpassen, bewerken
adapt {v} (to make by altering) :: bewerken
adapt {v} (to make suitable) :: aanpassen
adaptable {adj} (capable of adapting or of being adapted) :: aanpasbaar
adaptation {n} (the quality of being adapted) :: aanpassing {f}
adaptative {adj} (adaptive) SEE: adaptive ::
adapter {n} (device allowing plug to fit in an outlet of different type) :: reisstekker {m}, verloopstekker {m}, wereldstekker {m}
add {v} (to make an addition) :: toevoegen
add {v} (to perform the arithmetical operation of addition, to add up) :: optellen, bijtellen
adder {n} (snake) :: slang {f}
adder {n} (viper) :: adder {m}
add fuel to the fire {v} (worsen a conflict) :: olie op het vuur gieten, opstoken
addict {n} (adherent or fan) :: fan
addict {n} (person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug) :: verslaafde
addicted {adj} (being dependent on something) :: verslaafd
addictive {adj} (causing or tending to cause addiction; habit-forming) :: verslavend
addition {n} (act of adding) :: toevoeging {f}
addition {n} (arithmetic: process of adding) :: optellen {n}, sommeren {n}
addition {n} (arithmetic: thing added) :: optelling {f}, sommering {f}
addition {n} (thing added) :: toevoeging {f}
additional {adj} (Supplemental or added to) :: bijkomend
addon {n} (add-on) SEE: add-on ::
address {n} (direction for letters) :: adres {n}
address {n} :: rede
address bar {n} (bar in a web browser that displays the address) :: adresbalk {m}
address book {n} (small book with addresses) :: adresboek {n}
addressee {n} (person or organization to which something is addressed or sent) :: geadresseerde
address with the informal T-form {v} (to address with the informal T-form - translation entry) :: tutoyeren, jijen
address with the polite V-form {v} (to address with the polite V-form - translation entry) :: vousvoyeren
add up {v} (be reasonable or consistent) SEE: make sense ::
Adelaide {prop} (female given name) :: Adelheid {f}
Adele {prop} (female given name) SEE: Adela ::
Aden {prop} (seaport of Yemen) :: Aden
adenitis {n} (glandular inflammation) :: adenitis {f}
adenohypophysis {n} (the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland) :: adenohypofyse {f}, pars distalis
adenoma {n} (benign tumour) :: adenoom {n}
adenomatous {adj} (of or pertaining to adenoma) :: adenomateus
adenosine {n} (nucleoside) :: adenosine
adept {adj} (well skilled) :: bekwaam
adept {n} (one fully skilled or well versed in anything) :: expert, deskundige
adeptness {n} (The quality of being adept) :: bekwaamheid
adequacy {n} (sufficiency) :: deugdelijkheid
adequate {adj} (equal to some requirement) :: adequaat, voldoende, deugdelijk
adhan {n} (Islam) The call to prayer) :: ezan
adhere {v} (To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree) :: samenhangen
adhere {v} (To hold, be attached, or devoted) :: vasthouden, aanhangen
adhere {v} (To stick fast or cleave) :: kleven, plakken
adherence {n} (support for a cause) :: trouw zijn aan
adherence {n} (union of two objects) :: adhesie
ad hoc {adj} (for this particular purpose) :: ad hoc
ad hoc {adj} (impromptu) SEE: impromptu ::
ad hoc {adj} (special) SEE: special ::
adicity {n} (number of arguments) :: ariteit {f}, plaatsigheid {f}
adieu {n} (a farewell) :: adieu
ad infinitum {adv} (endlessly) :: in oneindigheid, voor altijd, in oneindigheid, voor altijd
adios {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
adiposity {n} (obesity) :: vetzucht {m} {f}
adjacent {adj} (just before, after, or facing) :: aanpalend, tegenoverstaand
adjacent {adj} (lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring) :: aanpalend, er naast liggend, aangrenzend, belendend
adjectival {adj} (of or relating to or functioning as an adjective) :: bijvoeglijk
adjective {adj} (functioning as an adjective) :: bijvoeglijk, adjectivisch
adjective {adj} (methods of enforcement and rules of procedure) :: formeel
adjective {n} (grammar) a word that modifies a noun or describes a noun’s referent) :: bijvoeglijk naamwoord {n}, adjectief {n}
adjourn {v} (to defer) :: onderbreken
adjourn {v} (to end or suspend an event) :: stopzetten, afgelasten
adjourn {v} (to postpone) :: uitstellen, verdagen
adjudicate {v} (to settle a legal case or other dispute) :: berechten
adjudication {n} (judgment) :: vonnis
adjunct {n} (appendage) :: bepaling {f}
adjust {v} (to improve or rectify) :: aanpassen, herzien, verbeteren
adjust {v} (to modify) :: aanpassen, verstellen
adjustable {adj} (capable of being adjusted) :: aanpasbaar, regelbaar
adjustment {n} (small change) :: aanpassing {c}, bijstelling {c}
ad-lib {v} (to improvise) :: improviseren
administer {v} (to cause to take by openly offering or through deceit) :: toedienen
administration {n} (the act of administering) :: administratie {f}
administration {n} (the act of administering or tendering something to another) :: toediening {f}
administration {n} (the executive part of government) :: bestuur {n}
administrative {adj} (of or relating to administering or administration) :: bestuurlijk, administratief
administratively {adv} (in an administrative manner) :: bestuurlijk
administrator {n} (one who administers affairs) :: beheerder {m}
admirable {adj} (deserving of the highest esteem or admiration) :: bewonderenswaardig
admirably {adv} (in an admirable manner) :: bewonderenswaardig
admirably {adv} (to an admirable degree) :: bewonderenswaardig, wonderbaarlijk
admiralty {n} (office or jurisdiction of an admiral) :: admiraliteit, admiraalschap
Admiralty Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: Admiraliteitseilanden
admiration {n} (adoration; appreciation) :: bewondering {f}
admire {v} (regard with wonder and delight) :: bewonderen, aanbidden
admirer {n} (one who admires) :: bewonderaar {m}, bewonderaarster {f}
admissible {adj} (capable or deserving to be admitted, accepted or allowed; allowable, permissible, acceptable) :: aannemelijk, acceptabel
admit {v} (to allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege) :: toestaan, toelaten
admit {v} (to allow to enter; to grant entrance) :: toelaten, binnenlaten, toegang verlenen
admit {v} (to be capable of, to permit) :: toestaan, toelaten
admit {v} (to concede as true) :: toegeven, bekennen
admonish {v} (warn or notify of a fault; exhort) :: vermanen
ad nauseam {adv} (to a sickening degree) :: ad nauseam
adobe {n} (unburnt brick) :: adobe
Adolf {prop} (male given name) SEE: Adolph ::
Adolph {prop} (male given name) :: Adolf
adopt {v} (to take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen) :: adopteren, aannemen
adopt {v} (to take or receive as one's own what is not so naturally) :: goed keuren
adoptive father {n} (man who has adopted a child) :: adoptie vader
adorable {adj} (befitting of being adored) :: schattig, snoezig, beeldig
adore {v} (love with entire heart and soul) :: aanbidden, adoreren
adore {v} (worship) :: aanbidden, adoreren
adorn {v} (to make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate) :: sieren
adposition {n} (element combining with a phrase and indicating how to interpret the phrase in the context) :: adpositie {f}, achterzetsel {n}
adrenal {n} (noun sense) SEE: adrenal gland ::
adrenal gland {n} (endocrine gland situated above the kidney) :: bijnier {f}
adrenalitis {n} (inflammation of one or both adrenal glands) :: adrenalitis {f}
Adrian {prop} (male given name) :: Adriaan
Adriatic {prop} (Adriatic Sea) SEE: Adriatic Sea ::
Adriatic Sea {prop} (sea that stretches from the Ionian Sea to the Gulf of Venice) :: Adriatische Zee
adroit {adj} (dextrous) :: handig
adult {adj} (pornographic) SEE: pornographic ::
adult {n} (fully grown human) :: volwassene
adulter {v} (adulterate) SEE: adulterate ::
adulterer {n} (one who commits adultery) :: overspelige
adultery {n} (sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse) :: overspel {n}
adumbrate {v} (To give a vague outline.) :: de contouren vluchtig schetsen
adumbrate {v} (To obscure or overshadow.) :: overschaduwen
advance {n} (amount of money) :: voorschot {n}, vooruitbetaling {f}, voorschot {n}
advance {n} (forward move) :: vooruitgang {m}
advance {n} (opening approach) :: avances {p}
advance {v} (to furnish, as money or other value, before it becomes due) :: voorschieten
advance {v} (to make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten) :: vervroegen
advance {v} (to move forwards, to approach) :: optrekken, benaderen
advanced {adj} (at or close to state of the art) :: gevorderd
advanced {adj} (late) :: vergevorderd
advance guard {n} (leading unit of an army) :: voorhoede
advancement {n} (payment in advance) SEE: advance payment ::
advancement {n} (state of being advanced) :: gevorderdheid {f}, vooruitgang {m}
advantage {n} (any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable to success) :: voordeel {n}
advantage {n} (superiority; mastery) :: voordeel {n}, overhand
advantage {n} (superiority of state, or that which gives it) :: voordeel {n} (used with the definite article: het voordeel)
advantage {n} (the score where one player wins a point after deuce) :: voordeel {n} (used without article)
advantage {v} (to provide with an edge) :: begunstigen, bevoordelen
advent {n} (Christianity) SEE: Advent ::
Advent calendar {n} (calendar used to count down the days of Advent) :: adventskalender {m}
adventure {n} (encountering of risks) :: avontuur {n}
adventure {n} (mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard) :: risico {n}, avontuur {n}
adventure {n} (remarkable occurrence) :: avontuur {n}
adventure {n} (that which happens without design) :: avontuur {n}
adventure {v} (to risk) :: wagen, riskeren
adventure {v} (to run the risk of) :: wagen, riskeren
adventurer {n} (one who adventures; as, the merchant adventurers) :: avonturier {m}
adventurous {adj} (full of hazard) :: avontuurlijk, gewaagd
adventurous {adj} (inclined to adventure) :: avontuurlijk, ondernemend
adverb {n} (lexical category) :: bijwoord {n}
adverbial {adj} (of or relating to an adverb) :: bijwoordelijk
adverbial clause {n} (a subordinate clause that functions as an adverb within a main clause) :: bijwoordelijke bepaling {n}
adversary {n} (opponent) :: tegenstander {m}
adversity {n} (adverse event) :: ramp {f}, tegenval {m}
adversity {n} (state of being adverse) :: tegenspoed, tegenslag
advertisement {n} (commercial solicitation) :: reclame {f} {m}, advertentie {f}
advice {n} (information or notice given) :: aankondiging {f}
advice {n} (opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel) :: raad {m}, advies {n}
advisable {adj} (worthy of being recommended) :: raadzaam
advisatory {adj} (advisory) SEE: advisory ::
advise {v} (to give advice to; to offer an opinion; to counsel; to warn) :: adviseren, raadgeven, advies geven
advise {v} (to give information or notice to; to inform) :: informeren, inlichten
advisedly {adv} (With intentionality; deliberately) :: doelbewust
adviser {n} (one who advises) :: adviseur {m}
advisor {n} (one who offers advice) :: adviseur {m}, raadgever {m} {f}
advocaat {n} (liqueur) :: advocaat {m}
advocate {n} (person who argues the case of another) :: advocaat {m}, advocate {f}, verdediger {m}, verdedigster {f}
advocate {n} (person who speaks in support of something) :: voorstander, verdediger
advocate {v} (argue for) :: bepleiten
advocate {v} (encourage support for) :: aanbevelen
Adygei {prop} (Adygei) SEE: Adyghe ::
adze {n} (cutting tool) :: dissel
Aegean {prop} (Aegean Sea) SEE: Aegean Sea ::
Aegean Sea {prop} (sea of the northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea) :: Egeïsche Zee
Aegidius {prop} (male given name) :: Aegidius
aerial {n} (device for receiving or transmitting) :: antenne {f}
aerobic {adj} (involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body) :: aeroob
aerobic {adj} (living or occurring only in the presence of oxygen) :: aeroob
aerobiology {n} (the study of the dispersion of airborne biological materials) :: aerobiologie {f}
aerodynamic {adj} (aerodynamic) :: aerodynamisch
aerodynamical {adj} (aerodynamic) :: aerodynamisch
aerodynamics {n} (The science of the dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases) :: luchtstromingsleer {f}
aeroembolism {n} (condition) SEE: air embolism ::
Aeronian {prop} :: Aeronien
aerophone {n} (aerophone) :: aerofoon
aeroplane {n} (airplane) SEE: airplane ::
aerothorax {n} (pneumothorax) SEE: pneumothorax ::
Aeschylus {prop} (Greek tragedian) :: Aischylos
aesir {n} (Æsir) SEE: Æsir ::
aesthete {n} (someone who cultivates an unusually high sensitivity to beauty, as in art or nature) :: estheet {m}
aesthetic {adj} (concerned with beauty) :: esthetisch
aesthetic {n} (that which appeals to the senses) :: esthetische {n}
aesthetic {n} (the study of art or beauty) SEE: aesthetics ::
aesthetics {n} (study or philosophy of beauty) :: esthetica {f}
aetiology {n} (study of causes or origins) :: etiologie {f}
Afar {prop} (language) :: Afar {n}, Danakil {n}
affect {v} (to infect or harm) :: aantasten
affect {v} (to influence or alter) :: beïnvloeden
affect {v} (to make a false display of) :: veinzen
affect {v} (to move to emotion) :: ontroeren, emotioneren, emotioneren
affection {n} :: genegenheid
affidavit {n} (legal, signed document wherein an affiant makes a sworn statement) :: beëdigde verklaring {f}
affiliate {v} (to adopt) SEE: adopt ::
affinity {n} (natural attraction for something) :: welgezindheid {f}, affiniteit
affirmance {n} (affirmation) SEE: affirmation ::
affirmative {n} (An answer that shows agreement or acceptance) :: bevestigende zin {m}
affirmative action {n} (advantaging minority groups who have traditionally been discriminated) SEE: reverse discrimination ::
affirmative sentence {n} (sentence that affirms) :: bevestigende zin {m}
affix {n} (linguistics: a bound morpheme added to a word’s stem) :: affix {n}
affix {n} (mathematics: the complex number associated to a point) :: affix {n}
affix {n} (that which is affixed) :: affix {n}, aanhangsel {n}
affix {v} (to attach) :: vastmaken aan, aanhangen
affliction {n} (a state of pain, suffering, distress or agony) :: lijden, pijn
affliction {n} (something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony) :: aandoening
affluence {n} (a large amount of wealth) :: rijkdom
affluent {adj} (abounding in goods or riches; materially wealthy) :: welgesteld
affluent {n} (tributary) SEE: tributary ::
affricate {n} (a sound produced using a combination of a plosive and a fricative) :: affricaat
affront {v} (to insult intentionally, especially openly) :: belediging {f}
Afghan {adj} (pertaining to Afghanistan) :: Afghaans
Afghan {n} (person from Afghanistan) :: Afghaan {m}, Afghaanse {f}
Afghan {prop} (Pashto language) :: Afghaans
Afghan hound {n} (Afghan Hound) SEE: Afghan Hound ::
Afghan Hound {n} (Afghan Hound) :: Afghaanse windhond {m}
Afghani {adj} (relating to Afghanistan) SEE: Afghan ::
Afghani {n} (citizen or native of Afghanistan) SEE: Afghan ::
Afghani {n} (money) SEE: afghani ::
Afghanistan {prop} (country) :: Afghanistan
a-fib {n} (atrial fibrillation) SEE: afib ::
afire {adj} (on fire) :: in brand
aflame {adj} (in flames, on fire) :: in brand
A-flat {n} (tone four fifths below C) :: As
A-flat major {n} (A-flat major) :: As majeur
afoot {adv} (in progress) :: op til, op komst
afoot {adv} (means of locomotion, walking) :: te voet, lopend
aforementioned {adj} (previously mentioned) :: voorgenoemde
aforementioned {n} (one or ones mentioned previously) :: eerder vernoemde, voornoemde
afraid {adj} (impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear; apprehensive) :: bang, bevreesd
Africa {prop} (continent south of Europe) :: Afrika
Africa-Eurasia {prop} (Afro-Eurasia) SEE: Afro-Eurasia ::
African {adj} (of, or pertaining to Africa) :: Afrikaans
African {n} (a native of Africa) :: Afrikaan {m}, Afrikaanse {f}
African American {adj} (African-American) SEE: African-American ::
African American {n} (African-American) SEE: African-American ::
African Union {prop} (multinational organisation) :: Afrikaanse Unie {f}
African wild dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
a friend in need is a friend indeed {proverb} (someone who helps you in your time of need is a real friend) :: in nood leert men zijn vrienden kennen
Afrikaans {adj} (of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language) :: Afrikaans
Afrikaans {prop} (Afrikaner) :: Afrikaner {m}, Zuid-Afrikaan {m}
Afrikaans {prop} (language) :: Afrikaans {n}
Afrikaner {n} (breed of cattle) SEE: Afrikander ::
after {adv} (behind; later in time; following) :: na, achter
after {conj} (Signifies that the action of its clause takes place before the action of the other clause) :: nadat
after {prep} (as a result of) :: vanwege, door
after {prep} (behind) :: achter
after {prep} (in allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing) :: naar
after {prep} (in pursuit of, seeking) :: achter aan
after {prep} (in spite of) :: ondanks
after {prep} (next in importance or rank) :: na
after {prep} (subsequently; following in time; later than) :: na
afterbirth {n} (material expelled after childbirth) :: nageboorte {f}
after dark {prep} (after nightfall, at night) :: na het donker (worden), nadat de nacht gevallen is, na het vallen van de avond
afterdeck {n} (part of a ship's deck from amidships toward the stern) :: achterdek {n}
after-effect {n} (after-effect) SEE: aftereffect ::
afterfeather {n} (downy lower barbs of a feather) SEE: hyporachis ::
afterglow {n} (afterparty) SEE: afterparty ::
afterlife {n} (life after death) :: onderwereld, leven na de dood
aftermath {n} (that which happens after, that which follows) :: nasleep {m}
afternoon {n} (part of the day between noon and evening) :: namiddag {m}
afterwards {adv} (at a later or succeeding time) :: nadien, achteraf
again {adv} (another time) :: opnieuw, nogmaals, weer, alweer, wederom
again {adv} (back to a former place or state) :: weer, weder
again {adv} (used in a question to ask something one has forgotten) :: ook al weer
against {conj} (by the time that) :: tegen dat, totdat, voordat
against {prep} (as protection from) :: tegen
against {prep} (close to) :: tegen (… aan)
against {prep} (in a contrary direction to) :: tegen (… in)
against {prep} (in competition with) :: tegen
against {prep} (in exchange for) :: tegen, voor
against {prep} (in front of; before a background) :: tegen, voor
against {prep} (in opposition to) :: tegen
against {prep} (in physical contact with) :: tegen
agate {n} (mineral) :: agaat
Agatha {prop} (female given name) :: Agatha
age {n} (century) SEE: century ::
age {n} (generation (see also generation) :: generatie {f}
age {n} (great period in the history of the Earth) :: tijdperk {n}, era {f}
age {n} (latter part of life) :: ouderdom {m}
age {n} (particular period of time in history) :: tijdperk {n}, era {f}, tijd {m}, epoch {m}
age {n} (part of the duration of a being or thing between its beginning and any given time) :: leeftijd {m}, ouderdom {m}
age {n} (time of life when one attains full person rights) :: volwassenheid {f}, meerderjarigheid {f}
age {n} (whole duration of a being) :: leeftijd {m}, ouderdom {m}
age {v} (intransitive: become old) :: oud worden, verouderen
age {v} (transitive: cause to grow old) :: oud doen worden, doen verouderen
aged care {n} (eldercare) SEE: eldercare ::
agency {n} (agent) SEE: agent ::
agency {n} (faculty of acting or of exerting power) :: macht, kracht
agency {n} (office of an agent, or factor) :: bureau
agenda {n} (list of matters to be taken up) :: agenda {m}, programma {n}
agenda {n} (temporally organized plan) :: schema {n}, programma {n}, plan {n}
agent {n} (active power or cause) :: bewerker
agent {n} (grammar: performer of the action in a sentence) :: handelend persoon
agent {n} (one who acts in place of another) :: vertegenwoordiger, agent, tussenpersoon
agent {n} (one who exerts power) :: agent
agglomeration {n} (act of collecting in a mass) :: agglomeratie {f}
agglomeration {n} (extended city area) :: agglomeratie {f}
agglomeration {n} (state of being collected in a mass) :: agglomeratie {f}
agglutinative {adj} (having words derived by combining parts) :: agglutinerend
agglutinative {adj} (sticky) :: agglutinerend
aggravate {v} (To make worse, or more severe) :: verergeren
aggravation {n} (act of aggravating) :: verergering
aggregate {n} (a mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars) :: geheel, samenstel
aggregate {n} (a mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles) :: massa
aggregate {n} (set (mathematics) :: complex
aggregate {n} (solid particles of low aspect ratio added to a composite material) :: aggregaat
aggregate {n} (the full chromatic or the set of all twelve pitch classes) :: twaalftonenreeks chromatische toonladder
aggregate {v} (To add or unite, as, a person, to an association) :: zich verenigen
aggregate {v} (To amount in the aggregate to) :: bedragen Zijn inkomen bedraagt 100.000 €
aggregate {v} (To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum) :: samenvoegen
aggression {n} (act of initiating hostilities or invasion) :: agressie
aggression {n} (the practice or habit of launching attacks) :: agressie
aggressive {adj} (tending or disposed to aggress) :: agressief
aggressively {adv} (in an aggressive manner) :: agressief
aggressor {n} (the person who first attacks or makes an aggression) :: agressor
agile {adj} (having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs) :: beweeglijk, lenig, behendig
agility {n} (quality of being agile) :: wendbaarheid {f}
agitation {n} (act of agitating) :: opwinding {f}, agitatie {f}, troebelen {p}
Aglaia {prop} (female given name) :: Aglaïa {f}
aglet {n} (catkin) SEE: catkin ::
aglet {n} (cover of a shoelace) SEE: aiglet ::
agnathic {adj} (agnathous) SEE: agnathous ::
Agnes {prop} (female given name) :: Agnes
agnostic {adj} (of or relating to agnosticism) :: agnostisch
agnostic {n} (one who holds to a form of agnosticism.) :: agnosticus
ago {prep} (past; gone by; since) :: geleden
agogic {n} (agogic) :: agogiek
agony {n} (extreme pain of mind or body) :: ondraaglijke pijn
agony {n} (last struggle of life) :: doodsstrijd {m}, agonie {f}
agoraphobia {n} (fear of open spaces) :: agorafobie
agouti {n} (a rodent similar in appearance to a guinea pig but having longer legs) :: agoeti
agrammatism {n} (inability to form sentences) :: agrammatisme {n}
agreeableness {n} :: behaaglijkheid {f}
agreement {n} (an understanding to follow a course of conduct) :: afspraak, overeenkomst, goedkeuring {f}
agreement {n} (legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law) :: contract {n}
agreement {n} (state whereby several parties share a view or opinion) :: overeenstemming {f}
agriculture {n} (the art or science of cultivating the ground) :: landbouw {f}
agrimony {n} (plant of the genus Agrimonia) :: agrimonie
ague {n} (malaria) SEE: malaria ::
ah {interj} (an expression) :: ah
aha {interj} (exclamation of understanding, realization, invention, or recognition) :: aha
Ahab {prop} (biblical king of Israel) :: Achab
Ahaz {prop} (biblical king of Judah) :: Achaz
ahead {adv} (in or to the front) :: voor ons, vooruit, voorop
ahead of one's time {prep} (in advance of commonly accepted ideas) :: zijn tijd vooruit, zijn tijd ver vooruit
ahorse {adv} (on the back of a horse) SEE: horseback ::
ahorseback {adv} (on the back of a horse) SEE: horseback ::
ahoy {interj} (used to hail a ship, etc) :: ahoi
aid {n} (aide-de-camp) SEE: aide-de-camp ::
aid {n} (a person that promotes or helps in something being done; a helper) :: helper, assistent, hulpje
aid {n} (help; succor; assistance; relief) :: hulp, bijstand
aid {n} (something which helps; a material source of help) :: hulpmiddel
aid {n} (subsidy granted to the crown by parliament) :: bede, aide
aid {v} (to support) :: helpen, bijstaan
aide {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant ::
aide {n} (military: officer who acts as an assistant to a more senior one) SEE: aide-de-camp ::
aide-de-camp {n} (military officer) :: vleugeladjudant {m}
aidman {n} (an army medical corpsman attached to a field unit) :: hospik {m}
AIDS {n} (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) :: aids {m}
aiglet {n} (tip on a ribbon or cord) :: malie {f}, nestel {m}
ail {v} (to be ill) :: ziek zijn, iets mankeren, sukkelen
ail {v} (to cause to suffer) :: schelen, mankeren
aim {n} (Intention; purpose) :: doel {n}, oogmerk {n}, bedoeling {n}
aim {n} (point intended to be hit) :: doel {n}
aim {v} (to point or direct a missile weapon) :: richten
aimless {adj} (without aim) :: doelloos
aimlessly {adv} (without an aim) :: doelloos
Ainu {prop} (language) :: Ainu
air {n} (historical: one of the basic elements) :: lucht
air {n} (informal: absence of anything) :: leegte {f}, leemte {f}
air {n} (mixture of gases making up the atmosphere of the Earth) :: lucht {f}
air {n} (pretension, snobbishness) :: air
air {n} (sense of poise, graciousness, quality) :: air
air {v} (to bring into contact with the air) :: luchten
air {v} (to broadcast) :: uitzenden
air {v} (to ventilate) :: verluchten, luchten, ventileren
air base {n} (airbase) SEE: airbase ::
airbase {n} (military airport) :: vliegbasis
air bladder {n} (swim bladder) SEE: swim bladder ::
air bubble {n} (a small pocket of air) :: luchtbel {c}
air conditioner {n} (a machine that is used to control temperature and humidity in an enclosed space) :: airconditioner {m}
aircraft {n} (machine capable of atmospheric flight) :: vliegtuig {n}
aircraft carrier {n} (warship for launching aircraft) :: vliegdekschip {n}
airer {n} (clotheshorse) SEE: clotheshorse ::
airfield {n} (place where airplanes can take off and land) :: vliegveld {n}
airfoil {n} (wing of an aircraft) SEE: wing ::
air force {n} (branch of the military devoted to air warfare) :: luchtmacht
airfreight {v} (airfreight) SEE: air cargo ::
air gun {n} (gun that propels a projective by compressed air) :: luchtbuks, luchtgeweer {n}
airlift {n} (a flight) :: luchtbrug {m} {f}
airlift {n} (the transportation of troops) :: luchtbrug {m} {f}
airlift {v} (to transport in an airlift) :: per luchtbrug vervoeren
airline {n} (company that flies airplanes) :: luchtvaartmaatschappij {f}
airmail {n} (the items of mail so carried) :: luchtpost {m} {f}, airmail {m} {f}
airmail {n} (the system of conveying mail using aircraft) :: luchtpost {m} {f}, airmail {m} {f}
airplane {n} (powered aircraft) :: vliegtuig {n}
air pollution {n} (contamination of the atmosphere by noxious gases and particulates) :: luchtvervuiling {f}
airport {n} (a place designated for airplanes) :: luchthaven {f}, vlieghaven {f}
airship {n} (self-propelled lighter-than-air aircraft that can be steered) SEE: dirigible ::
air show {n} (a public display of stunt flying, aerobatics, and historical aircraft) :: vliegshow {m}
airspace {n} (broadcasting space) :: zendruimte, bandbreedte
airspace {n} (controlled portion of atmosphere) :: luchtruim {n}
airspace {n} (part of sky used by aircraft) :: luchtruim {n}
airtight {adj} (being impermeable to air or other gases) :: luchtdicht, hermetisch
airtight {adj} (having no weak points or flaws) :: sluitend, onweerlegbaar
airwaves {n} (radio wave) SEE: radio wave ::
airway {n} (trachea) SEE: trachea ::
airway {n} (windpipe) SEE: windpipe ::
aisle {n} (any path through obstructed space) :: doorgang
aisle {n} (clear path through rows of seating) :: gangpad {n}
aisle {n} (corridor in a supermarket) :: gangpad {n}
aisle {n} (wing of a building, notably in a church) :: zijbeuk
ajar {adj} (slightly turned or opened) :: op een kier
ajar {adv} (slightly turned or opened) :: op een kier
a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step {proverb} (a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step) :: een reis van duizend mijlen begint met een enkele stap
AKA {prep} (also known as) :: oftewel, alias
Akan {prop} (language group spoken in Ghana) :: Akan
Akan {prop} (Niger-Congo language) :: Akan {n}
akimbo {adj} (with a crook or bend; with the hand on the hip and elbow turned outward) :: met de handen
akin {adj} (of the same kin; related by blood) :: verwant
akinetic {adj} (akinesic) SEE: akinesic ::
Akkadian {prop} (Semitic language) :: Akkadisch {n}
al {n} (Indian mulberry) SEE: Indian mulberry ::
alacrity {n} (eagerness) :: bereidwilligheid
alacrity {n} (promptness) :: vlugheid
Alan {prop} (male given name) :: Alan, Alanus, Alain
Al-Andalus {prop} (Islamic Spain) :: Al-Andalus
alarm {n} (mechanical contrivance for awaking) :: alarm {n}, alarmklok, wekker {m}
alarm {n} (notice of approaching danger) :: alarm {n}, alarmsignaal {n}
alarm {n} (sudden surprise with fear or terror) :: alarmstemming
alarm {n} (summons to arms) :: alarmkreet {n}, oproep te wapen
alarm {v} (to call to arms) :: te wapen roepen
alarm {v} (to give notice (by sound or otherwise) of approaching danger) :: alarmeren, alarm slaan
alarm {v} (to keep in excitement; to disturb) :: alarmeren, verontrusten
alarm {v} (to surprise with apprehension of danger) :: alarmeren, beangstigen
alarm clock {n} (type of clock) :: wekker {m}
alas {interj} (exclamation of sorrow, etc.) :: helaas, o wee, jammer genoeg
Alaska {prop} (US state) :: Alaska
alated {adj} (alate) SEE: alate ::
alb {n} (a long white robe worn by priests and other ministers) :: albe
Alban {prop} (male given name) :: Alban
Albania {prop} (Caucasian Albania) SEE: Caucasian Albania ::
Albania {prop} (country in south-eastern Europe) :: Albanië
Albanian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Albania) :: Albanees, Albanese
Albanian {n} (Person from Albania) :: Albanees {m}, Albanese {f}
Albanian {prop} (language) :: Albanees
Albany {prop} (capital of New York) :: Albany
albatross {n} (seabird) :: albatros {m}
albatross {n} (three under par) :: albatros {m}
albeit {conj} (despite its being; although) :: alhoewel, hoewel, ofschoon
Albert {prop} (male given name) :: Albert
Alberta {prop} (province) :: Alberta
Albin {prop} (male given name) :: Albin
albino {adj} (congenitally lacking melanin) :: albino
albino {n} (one congenitally lacking melanin) :: albino
albinoism {n} (albinism) SEE: albinism ::
album {n} (book for photographs, stamps, or autographs) :: album {n}
album {n} (group of audio recordings on any media) :: album {n}
album {n} (vinyl record) :: album {n}
albumen {n} (white part of an egg) :: eiwit {n}
albumenoid {n} (albuminoid) SEE: albuminoid ::
alburnum {n} (sapwood) SEE: sapwood ::
alchemist {n} (one who practices alchemy) :: alchemist {c}, alchimist {c}
alchemy {n} (ancient chemistry) :: alchemie {f}, scheikunde {f}
alcohol {n} (intoxicating beverage) :: alcohol {m}, alcoholische drank {m}, sterke drank {m}
alcohol {n} (organic chemistry sense) :: alcohol {m}
alcoholic {adj} (of or pertaining to alcohol) :: alcoholisch
alcoholic {n} (a person addicted to alcohol) :: alcoholist {m}, alcoholiste {f}, alcoholicus {m}
alcoholism {n} (chronic disease) :: alcoholisme
alcove {n} (small recessed area) :: alkoof {f} {m}
alder {n} (any tree or shrub of the genus Alnus) :: els {m}
alderman {n} (member of a municipal legislative body in a city or town) :: wethouder {m}, schepen {m},
aldosteronism {n} (condition marked by excessive aldosterone secretion) :: aldosteronisme {n}, hyperaldosteronisme {n}
ale {n} (intoxicating liquor) :: donker bier {n}
aleatory {adj} (depending on the throw of a die; random, arising by chance) :: aleatoir, aleatorisch
Alejandro {prop} (cognates of Alejandro) SEE: Alexander ::
alembic {n} (chemical apparatus) :: alambiek
a leopard cannot change its spots {proverb} (one cannot change one's own nature) :: een vos verliest zijn streken niet
alethic {adj} (logic: pertaining to the modalities of truth) :: alethisch
Aletta {prop} (female given name) :: Aletta
Alex {prop} (male given name) SEE: Alexius ::
Alexander {prop} (male given name) :: Alexander {m}
Alexander the Great {prop} (the king of Macedonia) :: Alexander de Grote {m}
Alexandria {prop} (city in Egypt) :: Alexandrië
Alexandroupoli {prop} (city) :: Alexandroupolis
alexia {n} (inability to understand writing) :: alexie {f}
Alexius {prop} (male given name) :: Alexius
alfalfa {n} (Medicago sativa) :: luzerne
Alfonso {prop} (male given name) :: Alfons
Alfred {prop} (Male given name) :: Alfred
alga {n} (any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms) :: alg {m} {f}
algae {n} (plural of alga) :: algen {m-p} {f-p}
algebra {n} (system for computation) :: algebra {m}, stelkunde {f}
algebra {n} (universal algebra) SEE: universal algebra ::
algebraic {adj} (relating to algebra) :: algebraïsch
Algeria {prop} (country) :: Algerije
Algerian {adj} (of Algeria or its people) :: Algerijns
Algerian {n} (person from Algeria) :: Algerijn {m}, Algerijnse {f}
algid {adj} (cold, chilly) :: kil, koud
Algiers {prop} (the capital of Algeria) :: Algiers
algorithm {n} (well-defined procedure) :: algoritme {n}
Ali {prop} (male given name from Arabic) :: Ali
alibi {n} (criminal legal defense) :: alibi {n}
Alice {prop} (female given name) :: Alice {f}
a lie has no legs {proverb} (you can't get away with a lie) :: l is de leugen nog zo snel, de waarheid achterhaalt haar wel
alien {n} (foreigner) :: buitenlander, allochtoon, vluchteling
alien {n} (life form of non-Earth origin) :: buitenaards
alien {n} (person, etc. from outside) :: vreemdeling
alienate {v} (To convey or transfer) :: vervreemden
alienate {v} (To estrange) :: vervreemden
alienation {n} (emotional isolation or dissociation) :: vervreemding
alienation {n} (the act of alienating) :: vervreemden
alienation {n} (the state of being alienated) :: vervreemd
alienist {n} (psychiatrist) SEE: psychiatrist ::
alienist {n} (psychologist) SEE: psychologist ::
alike {adj} (having resemblance; similar) :: gelijk, hetzelfde
alimentary canal {n} (digestive tract) SEE: digestive tract ::
alimony {n} (a court-enforced allowance) :: alimentatie {f}, alimentatiegeld {n}
alimony {n} (the means to support life) :: onderhoud {n}, dagelijks brood {n}, levensonderhoud {n}
aline {v} (adhere oneself with a group or a way of thinking) SEE: align ::
aline {v} (adjust or form to a line) SEE: align ::
aline {v} (form in line, fall into line) SEE: align ::
a little {adv} (to a small extent or degree) :: een beetje
alive {adj} (having life) :: levend
alive {adj} (in a state of action) :: levendig
Al Jazeera {prop} (Arabic satellite TV news channel) :: Al Jazeera
alkali {n} (class of caustic bases) :: alkali {n}
alkane {n} (saturated hydrocarbon of formula C[n]H[2n+2]) :: alkaan {n}
alkyne {n} (hydrocarbon containing at least one carbon-carbon triple bond) :: alkyn
all {adv} (apiece) :: elk, per stuk
all {adv} (intensifier) :: helemaal, totaal, alles
all {determiner} (every individual of the given class) :: al, alle
all {determiner} (everyone) SEE: everyone ::
all {determiner} (everything) SEE: everything ::
all {determiner} (throughout the whole of (a stated period of time) :: heel, hele [adjective], gans de +period of time , [adjective] de ganse +period of time
all {n} (everything possible) :: alles {n}, zich helemaal
Allah {prop} (God, in Islam) :: Allah {m}
Allahu akbar {interj} (Muslim takbir (proclamation) :: God is het grootst, Allahoe akbar
all along {adv} (duration, see also: for the entire time) :: allang
allative case {n} (case used to indicate movement onto, or to the adjacency of something) :: allatief {m}
allay {v} (To make quiet or put at rest) :: bedaren
all cats are gray at night {proverb} (all cats are grey in the dark) SEE: all cats are grey in the dark ::
all cats are grey in the dark {proverb} (proverb) :: bij nacht zijn alle katten grauw
alleged {adj} (supposed) :: verondersteld
allegement {n} (allegation) SEE: allegation ::
allegiance {n} (loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler) :: trouw, getrouwheid, loyaliteit, trouwhartigheid, aanhang {m}
allelomorph {n} (allele) SEE: allele ::
allergen {n} (substance) :: allergeen {n}
allergic {adj} (excessively sensitive) :: allergisch
allergic {adj} (having an allergy) :: allergisch
allergic {adj} (pertaining to allergy) :: allergisch
allergist {n} (doctor who specializes in the treatment of allergies.) :: allergoloog {m}, allergologe {f}
allergologist {n} (physician) SEE: allergist ::
allergology {n} (the study of the causes and treatment of allergies) :: allergologie {f}
allergy {n} (antipathy) :: allergie {f}
allergy {n} (disorder of the immune system) :: allergie {f}
allergy {n} (hypersensitivity) :: allergie {f}
alleviate {v} (make less severe) :: milderen, temperen, verlichten, verzachten
alley {n} (narrow street) :: doorgang {m}, steeg {f}
All Fools' Day {n} (April Fools' Day) SEE: April Fools' Day ::
all hands on deck {interj} (order) :: alle hens aan dek
all hell breaks loose {phrase} (the situation becomes chaotic) :: de hel breekt los
alliance {n} (state of being allied) :: alliantie {f}
alliance {n} (treaty between nations) :: alliantie {f}
allicin {n} (organic compound) :: allicine
alligator {n} (large amphibious reptile of genus Alligator) :: alligator {m}
all in all {adv} (generally) :: al met al
allocation {n} (The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources.) :: allocatie, toewijzing
all of the sudden {adv} (all of a sudden) SEE: all of a sudden ::
allomorph {n} (phonological representation of a morpheme) :: allomorf {c}
allomorphic {adj} (pertaining to allomorphism) :: allomorfisch
allot {v} (to assign) :: verdelen, toekennen
allot {v} (to distribute) :: verloten
allotment {n} (plot of land) :: moestuin {m}
allotment {n} (that which is alloted) :: lot {n}, perceel {n}
allotypical {adj} (allotypic) SEE: allotypic ::
allow {v} (to grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have) :: laten doen
allowance {n} (a child's allowance; pocket money) SEE: pocket money ::
allowance {n} (a customary deduction from the gross weight of goods) :: toestemming
allowedly {adv} (admittedly) SEE: admittedly ::
alloy {n} (metal combined of more elements) :: legering {f}
alloy {v} (mix or combine) :: legeren
alloy wheel {n} (mag wheel) SEE: mag wheel ::
all right {adj} (good) :: in orde, prima
all right {adj} (in good health) :: in een goede gezondheid
all right {adv} (fairly well) :: vrij goed
all rights reserved {phrase} (copyright notice formula) :: alle rechten voorbehouden
all roads lead to Rome {proverb} (different paths to the same goal) :: alle wegen leiden naar Rome
all-rounder {n} (a person who has many skills) :: manusje van alles
All Saints Day {n} (Christian festival) :: Allerheiligen {m}
All Saints' Day {prop} (feast day) :: allerheiligen
All Souls' Day {prop} (Christian feast day) :: allerzielen, Allerzielen
all's well that ends well {proverb} (even though something may have problems, it is all right …) :: eind goed, al goed
all that glitters is not gold {proverb} (things that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so) :: het is niet alles goud wat er blinkt
all the best {interj} (good luck) :: het beste
all things come to those who wait {proverb} (good things come to those who wait) SEE: good things come to those who wait ::
all together {adv} (altogether) SEE: altogether ::
allure {n} (The power to attract, entice; the quality causing attraction) :: aantrekkelijkheid
allure {v} (to attempt to draw) :: verleiden
alluring {adj} (having to power to allure) :: aanlokkelijk
allusion {n} (indirect reference, hint) :: allusie {f}, toespeling {f}, zinspeling {f}
ally {n} (anything associated with another as a helper) :: bondgenoot {m}, bondgenote {f}
ally {n} (one united to another by treaty or league) :: bondgenoot {m}, bondgenote {f}
Almere {prop} (city in the Netherlands) :: Almere
almighty {adj} (unlimited in might) :: almachtig
Almiros {prop} (Almyros) SEE: Almyros ::
almond {adj} (resembling the colour of an almond nut) :: amandelkleurig
almond {n} (nut) :: amandel {f}
almond {n} (tree) :: amandelboom {m}
almoner {n} :: aalmoezenier {m}
almost {adv} (very close to) :: bijna, nagenoeg, vrijwel, zo goed als
almost doesn't count {proverb} (near success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness) :: bijna telt niet
alms {n} (something given to the poor as charity) :: aalmoes
aloe {n} (plant of the genus Aloe) :: aloë
aloha {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
aloha {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
alone {adv} (by oneself) :: alleen
alone {adv} (without outside help) :: alleen
along {adv} (in company, together) :: mee
along {adv} (onward, forward) :: door
along {prep} (by the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to) :: langs
along {prep} (in a line with, with a progressive motion on; onward on; forward on) :: langs
alongside {prep} (together with or at the same time) :: aan de zijde van
aloof {adj} (reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant) :: gereserveerd, afstandelijk, terughoudend
aloof {adv} (at or from a distance) :: apart, afstandelijk
aloof {adv} (without sympathy) :: afstandelijk, negatief
aloofness {n} (the state of being aloof) :: afstandelijkheid {f}, gereserveerdheid {f}
alopecia {n} (baldness) SEE: baldness ::
a lot {adv} (often) :: vaak, veel
a lot {adv} (very much) :: veel
a lot {n} (a large amount) :: veel
a lot {n} (many things) :: veel
alpaca {n} (camelid animal of the Andes) :: alpaca {m}
alpenglow {n} (a reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains) :: alpengloei {m}, alpengloeien {n}
alpha {n} (name of the letter Ɑ, ɑ) SEE: Latin alpha ::
alpha {n} (name of the letter Α, α) :: alfa {m} {f}
alphabet {n} (an ordered set of letters used in a language) :: alfabet
alphabetic {adj} (of or relating to an alphabet) :: alfabetisch
alphabetical {adj} (in the sequence of the letters of the alphabet) :: alfabetisch
alphabetically {adv} (arranged in the sequence of the alphabet) :: alfabetisch
alpha male {n} (dominant male in a group of animals) :: alfamannetje {n}
alphanumeric {adj} (consisting of letters and numbers) :: alfanumeriek
alphanumerical {adj} (alphanumeric) SEE: alphanumeric ::
alpha radiation {n} (radiation of alpha particles) :: alfastraling {f}
alphorn {n} (musical instrument) :: alpenhoorn {m}
alpine chough {n} (alpine chough) :: alpenkauw {m}
alpine skiing {n} (sport) :: alpineskiën {n}
alpinist {n} (mountain climber) SEE: mountaineer ::
Alps {prop} (a mountain range in Western Europe) :: Alpen {m-p}
al-Qaeda {prop} (The global network of militant Islamic extremists.) :: Al Qaida
al-Quds {prop} (Jerusalem) SEE: Jerusalem ::
already {adv} (prior to some time) :: al, reeds, alreeds
Alsace {prop} (region on the west bank of the upper Rhine) :: Elzas
alsatian {n} (dog) SEE: German shepherd ::
Alsatian {n} (dog) SEE: German shepherd ::
also {adv} (in addition; besides; as well; further; too) :: ook, eveneens [formal], tevens [formal]
also known as {adv} (used to introduce an alternative name) SEE: AKA ::
Altai {prop} (Altay) SEE: Altay ::
Altaic {adj} (pertaining to the group of languages) :: altaïsch
altar {n} (flat-topped structure used for religious rites) :: altaar {n}
altar boy {n} (A boy serving as an acolyte) :: misdienaar {c}
altercation {n} (dispute) :: woordenwisseling, dispuut
alternate {n} (substitute) :: plaatsvervanger {m}
alternately {adv} (succeding by turns) :: beurtelings
alternating {adj} (such that it alternates) :: wissel- , afwisselend
alternating current {n} (electric current) :: wisselstroom {f}
alternation {n} (ablaut) SEE: ablaut ::
alternation {n} (inclusive or) SEE: inclusive or ::
alternative {adj} (Relating to a choice) :: alternatief
alternator {n} (an electric generator which produces alternating current) :: alternator, wisselstroomgenerator
although {conj} (but) :: hoewel, maar
although {conj} (in spite of the fact that) :: hoewel, alhoewel, ofschoon
altimeter {n} (an apparatus for measuring altitude) :: hoogtemeter {m}
altitude {n} (absolute height) :: hoogte
altitude {n} (distance measured angularly of a heavenly body) :: hoogte
altitude {n} (distance measured perpendicularly from a figure's vertex to the opposite side of the vertex) :: hoogte
altitude {n} (distance measured upwards) :: hoogte
alto {n} (musical part) :: alt
alto {n} (person or instrument) :: alt
altogether {adv} (on the whole; everything considered) :: al met al, kortom
altogether {adv} (without exception; wholly; completely) :: zonder uitzondering , geheel, totaal
altoist {n} (1. someone who plays an alto instrument) :: altist {m}
altophobia {n} (acrophobia) SEE: acrophobia ::
altruism {n} (policy that benefits others' interests) :: altruïsme {n}, onbaatzuchtigheid {f}
altruistic {adj} (regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish) :: altruïstisch
alula {n} (bastard wing) SEE: bastard wing ::
aluminium {n} (silvery metal) :: aluminium {n}
aluminum {n} (aluminium) SEE: aluminium ::
Alvíssmál {prop} (tenth book of the Poetic Edda) :: Alvíssmál
always {adv} (at all times) :: altijd
always {adv} (constantly during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals) :: steeds, altijd
Alwin {prop} (male given name meaning “noble friend”) :: Adelwijn
Alzheimer's disease {n} (mental disorder from brain tissue changes) :: ziekte van Alzheimer, alzheimer
a.m. {adv} (before noon) :: 's morgens, 's ochtends
ama {n} (amah) SEE: amah ::
A major {n} (major chord) :: A-majeur, A-groot
A major {n} (major key) :: A-majeur, A-groot
amalgamation {n} (The process of amalgamating) :: [formal] amalgamatie, vermenging {f}, versmelting {f}
amalgamation {n} (The production of an alloy of mercury) :: legering {f}
amalgamation {n} (The result of amalgamating) :: mengsel {n}, mix {m}
amanuensis {n} (a clerk, secretary or stenographer) :: stenograaf
amanuensis {n} (one employed to take dictation) :: kopïist, schrijver op dictaat, secretaris
amaranth {n} (color/ dye) :: amarant {m}
amaranth {n} (herb) :: amarant {m}
amaretto {n} (a sweet almond-flavoured liqueur) :: amaretto {m}
amateur {n} :: niet-professioneel
amateur {n} (person attached to a pursuit without pursuing it professionally) :: amateur {m} {f}
amazement {n} (the condition of being amazed; overwhelming wonder, as from surprise, sudden fear) :: verwondering
amazing {adj} (causing wonder and amazement) :: wonderbaarlijk, prachtig, verbluffend
amazingly {adv} (difficult to believe) :: verbazingwekkend
amazingly {adv} (to a wonder-inspiring extent) :: opvallend
amazingly {adv} (wonderfully) :: geweldig
Amazonian antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus amazonicus) :: Amazone-mierklauwier
amœba {n} (amoeba) SEE: amoeba ::
ambages {n} (indirect or roundabout ways of talking) SEE: circumlocution ::
ambarella {n} (tree) :: ambarella
ambassador {n} (minister) :: ambassadeur {m}
ambassador {n} (representative) :: gezant {m}, ambassadeur {m}
amber {adj} (of a brownish yellow colour) :: amberkleurig, amberkleurige
amber {n} (ambergris) SEE: ambergris ::
amber {n} (colour) :: barnsteengeel {n}, barnsteenkleur {f}, amber {n}
amber {n} (fossil resin) :: barnsteen {m} {n}
amber {n} (traffic light colour) :: oranje {n}
Amber {prop} (female given name) :: Amber
ambergris {n} (waxy substance produced by sperm whales) :: amber
ambigram {n} (design that may be read in two different ways) :: ambigram
ambiguity {n} (something liable to more than one interpretation) :: dubbelzinnigheid {f}, ambiguïteit {f}
ambiguous {adj} (open to multiple interpretations) :: dubbelzinnig, ambigu
ambiguous {adj} (vague and unclear) :: vaag, onduidelijk, ambigu
ambitious {adj} (possessing, or controlled by, ambition) :: eerzuchtig, ambitieus
ambitious {adj} (strongly desirous) :: eerzuchtig
ambivalence {n} (coexistence of opposing attitudes) :: ambivalentie
ambivalent {adj} (experiencing or expressing opposing feelings) :: ambivalent, ambivalente
amble {v} (to stroll or walk slowly and leisurely) :: slenteren
ambrosia {n} (food of gods or delicious foods) :: ambrozijn
ambulance {n} (emergency vehicle) :: ziekenwagen {m}, ambulance {m}
ambulatory {adj} (Of, relating to, or adapted to walking) :: ambulant
ambulatory {n} :: ambulant, ambulante
ambush {n} (a concealed station) :: hinderlaag {m} {f}
ambush {n} (a disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station) :: hinderlaag {m} {f}
ameliorate {v} (to make better) :: verbeteren, amelioreren
amen {adv} :: amen
amen {adv} (so be it) :: amen
amen {adv} (truly, verily) :: amen
amen {interj} (expression of strong agreement) :: amen, amen en uit
amen {n} :: amen, beaming
amend {v} (to become better) :: verbeteren
amend {v} (to make a formal alteration) :: amenderen
amend {v} (to make better) :: verbeteren, corrigeren, aanpassen
amenity {n} (convenience) SEE: convenience ::
amenity {n} (pleasantness) :: geriefelijkheid, aangenaamheid
amenity {n} (something that makes life easier or more pleasant) :: voorziening
amerce {v} (to impose a fine on) SEE: fine ::
amerce {v} (to make an exaction) SEE: punish ::
America {prop} (continent of America (see also Americas) :: Amerika {n}
America {prop} (United States of America) SEE: United States of America ::
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the Americas) :: Amerikaans
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the U.S. or its culture) :: Amerikaans
American {n} (inhabitant of the Americas) :: Amerikaan
American {n} (person born in or citizen of the USA) :: Amerikaan {m}, Amerikaanse {f}
American badger {n} (Taxidea taxus) :: zilverdas {m}
American bison {n} (mammal) :: bizon {m}
American black vulture {n} (black vulture) SEE: black vulture ::
American brook char {n} (Salvelinus fontinalis) SEE: brook trout ::
American Bulldog {n} (American Bulldog) :: Amerikaanse buldog {m}
American eagle {n} (bald eagle) SEE: bald eagle ::
American English {prop} (English of the United States) :: Amerikaans-Engels
American football {prop} (American football) :: Amerikaanse voetbal {n}, rugby {n}, American football {n}
Americanism {n} (linguistic feature) :: amerikanisme {n}
Americanization {n} (Americanisation) SEE: Americanisation ::
Americanize {v} (to make American) :: amerikaniseren
American kestrel {n} (species) :: Amerikaanse torenvalk
American pokeweed {n} (pokeweed) SEE: pokeweed ::
American Samoa {prop} (US overseas territory in Oceania) :: Amerikaans-Samoa
American Samoan {adj} (pertaining to American Samoa) :: Amerikaans-Samoaans
American Samoan {n} (person) :: Amerikaans-Samoaan {m}, Amerikaans-Samoaanse {f}
American Sign Language {prop} (language that uses hands, facial expressions, and other bodily behavior to communicate) :: Amerikaanse gebarentaal
American sweetgum {n} (deciduous tree) :: amberboom
American white birch {n} (Betula papyrifera) SEE: paper birch ::
americium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 95) :: americium {n}
amethyst {n} (gem) :: amethyst {m}
Amharic {prop} (language) :: Amhaars {n}, Amharisch {n}
amicable {adj} (showing friendliness or goodwill) :: goedhartig, vriendelijk
amid {prep} (surrounded by) :: te midden van
amigo {n} (friend) SEE: friend ::
amino acid {n} (any of the twenty α-amino acids) :: aminozuur {n}
amino acid {n} (any organic compound containing amino and carboxylic acid) :: aminozuur {n}
aminomycin {n} (perimycin) SEE: perimycin ::
A minor {n} (minor chord) :: a-mineur, a-klein
A minor {n} (minor key) :: a-mineur, a-klein
amiss {adj} (wrong) SEE: wrong ::
ammeter {n} (device that measures an electric current) :: stroommeter {m}, ampèremeter {m}
ammonia {n} (the compound NH[3]) :: ammoniak {m}
ammonium chloride {n} (NH[4]Cl) :: salmiakzout {n}, salmiak {m} {f}
ammunition {n} (articles used in charging firearms) :: ammunitie, munitie, schietvoorraad
amnesia {n} (loss of memory) :: amnesie {f}
amnesty {n} (act of the sovereign power) :: amnestie {f}
amnesty {n} (forgetfulness) :: amnestie {f}
amnion {n} (innermost membrane of the fetal membranes of reptiles, birds, and mammals) :: amnion {n}
amoeba {n} (a member of a genus of unicellular protozoa) :: amoebe {f}
among {prep} (mingling or intermixing) :: tussen, onder
amongst {prep} (Used to denote a mingling or intermixing) :: tussen, onder
amorous {adj} (affected with love) :: verliefd
amorous {adj} (inclined to love) :: amoureus
amorous {adj} (of or relating to, or produced by, love) :: amoureuze
amorphous {adj} (lacking a definite form or clear shape) :: vormeloos, amorf
amorphous {adj} (lacking organization or unity) :: ongestructureerd
amorphous {adj} (physics: in the non-chrystalline state of solid) :: amorf
amount {n} (number of elements in a set) SEE: number ::
amount {n} (quantity or volume) :: hoeveelheid {f}
amount {n} (total or sum of items) :: hoeveelheid {f}, bedrag {n}, saldo {n}
amount {v} (to total or evaluate) :: bedragen, komen op, uitkomen op
ampere {n} (unit of electrical current) :: ampère
ampersand {n} (the symbol &) :: en-teken (also et-teken), ampersand
ampersat {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
amphetamine {n} (amphetamine) :: amfetamine de
amphibian {n} (vertebrate) :: amfibie {m}
amphibious {adj} :: amfibisch
amphora {n} (type of jar) :: amfoor {m} {f}
amphoteric {adj} (having the characteristics of both an acid and a base) :: amfoteer
ample {adj} (fully sufficient; abundant) :: overvloedig, abondant, rijkelijk voorhanden
amplitude {n} (magnitude) :: omvang {m}
amplitude modulation {n} (method of sending information) :: amplitudemodulatie
ampoule {n} (small glass vial hermetically sealed) :: ampul {f}
amputate {v} (To surgically remove a body part) :: afzetten, amputeren
amputee {n} (person who has had one or more limbs removed) :: geamputeerde
Amsterdam {prop} (capital of the Netherlands) :: Amsterdam {n}
Amsterdamer {n} (An inhabitant or a resident of Amsterdam) :: Amsterdammer {m}, Amsterdamse {f}
amulet {n} (object intended to bring protection to its owner) :: amulet
Amur {prop} (Heilongjiang) SEE: Heilongjiang ::
Amur {prop} (the river between the Far East Russia and China) :: Amoer
amuse {v} (to cause laughter) :: amuseren
amuse {v} (to entertain or occupy in a pleasant manner) :: zich amuseren
amusement {n} (entertainment) :: amusement {n}, vertier {n}
amusement park {n} (commercially-operated collection of rides, games and other entertainment attractions) :: pretpark {n}, attractiepark {n}
amylase {n} (enzyme, present in saliva, that breaks down carbohydrates such as starch) :: amylase
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis {n} (disease) :: amyotrofische laterale sclerose {f}
an {article} (indefinite article) :: een
anabolism {n} (the constructive metabolism of the body) :: anabolisme {n}
anachronistic {adj} (erroneous in date) :: anachronistisch
anaconda {n} (any of various large nonvenomous snake of the genus Eunectes) :: anaconda
anacrusis {n} (music) an unstressed note (or notes) before the first strong beat of a phrase) :: opmaat
anaesthetist {n} (anesthesiologist) SEE: anesthesiologist ::
anagram {n} (word or phrase created by rearranging letters from another word or phrase) :: anagram, letterkeer
anal cleft {n} (groove between buttocks) :: bilspleet {f}, bilnaad {m}
analemma {n} (curve of the Sun's position in the sky throughout the year) :: analemma {n}
analgesic {n} (medicine that reduces pain) :: pijnstiller {m}
anally {adv} (Involving the anus) :: anaal
analog {adj} (represented by a continuously variable physical quantity) :: analoog
analogous {adj} (having analogy; corresponding to something else) :: analoog, analoge
analogue {n} (analog) SEE: analog ::
analogy {n} (relationship of resemblance or equivalence) :: analogie {f}
anal sex {n} (sex involving the anus) :: anale seks {m}
analysis {n} (chemistry: process of breaking down a substance or the result of this process) :: analyse {f}
analysis {n} (in mathematics) :: analyse {f}
analysis {n} (process of dismantling or separating into constituents in order to study) :: analyse {f}, ontleding {f}
analyst {n} (person who analyzes) :: analist {m}, analiste {f}
analyst {n} (psychoanalysis practitioner) :: psycho-analist {m}, psycho-analiste {f}
analyst {n} (systems analyst) :: systeemanalist {m}, systeemanaliste {f}
analytical {adj} (analytic) SEE: analytic ::
analyze {v} (to subject to analysis) :: analyseren
ananas {n} (pineapple) SEE: pineapple ::
anaphor {n} (expression referring to other) :: anafoor {f}, anafora {f}
anaphora {n} (linguistics: expression that refers to another expression) :: anafoor {f}, anafora {f}
anaphora {n} (repetition of a phrase used for emphasis) :: anafoor {f}, anafora {f}
anaphrodisiac {adj} (antaphrodisiac) SEE: antaphrodisiac ::
anaphrodisiac {n} (antaphrodisiac) SEE: antaphrodisiac ::
anaphylactic shock {n} (severe allergic reaction) :: anafylactische shock {m}
anaphylaxis {n} (severe and rapid systemic allergic reaction to an allergen) :: anafylaxie
anarchic {adj} (chaotic, without law or order) :: anarchistisch
anarchic {adj} (relating to anarchy) :: anarchistisch
anarchical {adj} (anarchic) SEE: anarchic ::
anarchism {n} (belief that proposes the absence and abolition of government in all forms) :: anarchisme
anarchist {n} (believer in anarchism) :: anarchist {m}
anarchist {n} (nihilist) :: anarchist {m}, nihilist {m}
anarcho-syndicalism {n} (A branch or field of anarchy that focuses on the abolition of capitalism ) :: anarchosyndicalisme
anarchy {n} (absence of any form of political authority or government) :: anarchie {f}, regeringsloosheid {f}
anarchy {n} (political disorder and confusion) :: anarchie {f}
anathema {n} (ban or curse) :: banvloek, vervloeking
anathema {n} (imprecation) :: vervloeking, verwensing
Anatolia {prop} (peninsula of Western Asia) :: Anatolië {n}
Anatolian {adj} (of or pertaining to Anatolia or its people, culture, etc.) :: Anatolisch
anatomic {adj} (anatomical) SEE: anatomical ::
anatomy {n} (art of studying the different parts of any organized body) :: anatomie
an axe to grind {n} (a grievance, with implications of confrontation) :: een appeltje te schillen
ancestor {n} (an earlier type) :: voorloper {m}
ancestor {n} (one from whom a person is descended) :: voorouder {m}
ancestry {n} (condition as to ancestors) :: voorouders, afstamming
anchor {n} (tool to moor a vessel into sea bottom) :: anker {n}
anchor {v} (to hold an object to a fixed point) :: het anker uitwerpen, verankeren, ankeren
anchor {v} (to perform as a TV anchorman) :: een TV programma coördineren, bij mekaar praten
anchor {v} (to provide emotional stability) :: houvast bieden
anchorage {n} (place for anchoring) :: rede, ree
anchorman {n} (TV host) :: nieuwslezer {m}, nieuwsanker {m}
anchovy {n} (small saltwater fish) :: ansjovis {m}
ancient {adj} :: antiek, oeroud
ancient {adj} (existent or occurring in time long past) :: eeuwenoud, oeroud, eertijds, weleers
ancient {adj} (having lasted from a remote period) :: antiek, oeroud
Ancient Greece {prop} (The ancient civilization of the Mediterranean) :: Griekse oudheid, Oude Griekenland {n}
Ancient Greek {prop} (all the Greek languages spoken between the Dorian invasion and the fall of the Roman Empire) :: Oud-Grieks, Oudgrieks
Ancient Rome {prop} (civilization associated with Rome from the 9th century BC to the 12th century AD) :: Oude Rome
ancillary {adj} (subordinate, secondary, auxiliary, accessory) :: ondergschikt, ondersteunend, ondersteunend
and {conj} (used at the end of a list to indicate the last item) :: en
and {conj} (used to connect two similar words, phrases, et cetera) :: en
Andalusia {prop} (autonomous community of Spain) :: Andalusië {n}
Andalusian {adj} (from, or pertaining to, Andalusia) :: Andalusisch
Andalusian {n} (someone from Andalusia) :: Andalusiër {m}
Andalusi Arabic {prop} (Andalusian Arabic) SEE: Andalusian Arabic ::
Andean flamingo {n} (Phoenicopterus andinus) :: andesflamingo {m}
Andes {prop} (mountain range in South America) :: de Andes
and how {phrase} (strong confirmation of preceding) :: en hoe!
and/or {conj} (inclusive “or”) :: en/of
Andorra {prop} (country) :: Andorra {n}
Andorran {n} (person from Andorra) :: Andorrees {m}, Andorrese {f}
Andrew {prop} (male given name) :: Andreas, Andries
Andrew {prop} (the Apostle) :: Andreas {m}
androgenic hair {n} (body hair) SEE: body hair ::
androgynous {adj} (having sex organs of both genders) SEE: hermaphroditic ::
android {adj} (possessing human qualities) :: androïde {m}
android {n} (robot with human form) :: androïde {m}
Andromeda {prop} (constellation) :: Andromeda
Andromeda {prop} (mythical daughter of Cepheus) :: Andromeda {f}
Andromeda {prop} (spiral galaxy) :: Andromeda {n}
and so forth {phrase} (list continuation indicator) :: enzovoorts
and so on {phrase} (indicates that a list continues) :: en zo voorts
and then some {phrase} (confirming preceding) :: en nog wat
anecdotic {adj} (anecdotal) SEE: anecdotal ::
anecdotive {adj} (anecdotal) SEE: anecdotal ::
anemia {n} (disease of condition with anemia as symptom) :: anemie {f}
anemia {n} (medical condition with decreased oxygen transport) :: anemie {f}, bloedarmoede {f} {m}
anemic {adj} (of or pertaining to anemia) :: anemisch
anemone {n} (any plant of genus anemone) :: anemoon
anemone {n} (sea anemone) SEE: sea anemone ::
anesthetize {v} (administer anesthesia) :: verdoven
aneurysm {n} (abnormal blood-filled swelling) :: aneurysma {n}
aneurysmatic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or causing aneurysms) :: aneurysmatisch
anew {adv} (again) :: opnieuw
anfractuosity {n} (.A winding channel or crevice) :: kronkel,breuklijn
anfractuosity {n} (.One of the fissures (sulci) separating the convolutions of the brain.) :: hersenkronkel
angel {n} (messenger from a deity) :: engel
angel {n} (selfless person) :: engel {m}
Angel {prop} (female given name) SEE: Angela ::
Angel {prop} (male given name) SEE: Angelo ::
angel dust {n} (clenbuterol) SEE: clenbuterol ::
angelic {adj} (belonging to, proceeding from, or resembling an angel) :: engelachtig
angelica {n} (plants of genus Angelica) :: engelwortel {m}
angelical {adj} (resembling, characteristic of, an angel) SEE: angelic ::
angel of death {n} (personification of death in fiction and in art) :: engel des doods {m}
angelology {n} (study of angels) :: angelologie
angel shark {n} (a member of the unusual genus Squatina of sharks) :: zee-engel
anger {n} (A strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or antagonism towards someone or something) :: boosheid, woede
anger management {n} (ability to control temperament) :: woedebeheersing, agressiebeheersing
angina {n} (angina pectoris) SEE: angina pectoris ::
angina pectoris {n} (intermittent chest pain) :: angina pectoris
angioedema {n} (swelling of the lower layers of the skin or of other tissues) :: angio-oedeem {n}
angiograph {n} (angiograph) SEE: angiogram ::
angiopathy {n} (any disease of the blood vessels) :: angiopathie {f}
angiospermous {adj} (having seeds enclosed in pericarp) SEE: angiosperm ::
Angkor Wat {prop} (Cambodian temple complex) :: Angkor Wat
angle {n} (corner where two walls intersect) :: hoek {m}
angle {n} (geometrical figure) :: hoek {m}
angle {n} (measure of such a figure) :: hoek {m}
angle {n} (viewpoint) :: invalshoek {m}, standpunt {n}
angle {v} (to fish with hook and line) :: hengelen
Angle {n} (A member of the ancient Germanic tribe) :: Angel
angle bracket {n} (type of bracket) :: hoekanker {n}
Anglican {adj} (pertaining to the Church of England and related churches) :: anglicaans
Anglican {n} (member of an Anglican church) :: Anglicaan {m}
Anglican Communion {prop} (a worldwide network of churches that are in communion with the Church of England) :: Anglicaanse Gemeenschap {f}
anglicise {v} (become English) :: verengelsen
anglicise {v} (make English) :: verengelsen
anglicism {n} (Briticism) SEE: Briticism ::
anglicism {n} (word or other feature borrowed from English to another language) :: anglicisme {n}
Anglicist {n} (expert on Anglistics) :: anglist {m} {f}
Anglophone {n} (one who speaks English) :: Engelssprekende {m} {f}
Anglo-Saxon {adj} (related to the Anglo-Saxon peoples or language) :: Angelsaksisch
Anglo-Saxon {n} (Germanic peoples inhabiting medieval England) :: Angelsaksen {p}
Anglo-Saxon {prop} (Old English) SEE: Old English ::
Angola {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: Angola
Angolan {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Angola or its people) :: Angolees
Angolan {n} (person from Angola or of Angolan descent) :: Angolees {m}, Angolese {f}
Angra Mainyu {prop} (Ahriman) SEE: Ahriman ::
angry {adj} (displaying anger) :: kwaad, boos
angst {n} (feeling of acute anxiety or apprehension) :: angst
angstrom {n} (A very small unit of length, 10^-10 m) :: ångström
Anguilla {prop} (British overseas territory in the Caribbean) :: Anguilla
anguish {n} (extreme pain) :: doodsangst {m}, agonie {f}, doodsstrijd {m}, hevig lijden, martelgang
anguish {v} (cause to suffer pain) :: martelen
anguish {v} (suffer pain) :: lijden
angular {adj} (ungraceful) SEE: ungraceful ::
angular acceleration {n} (rate of change of angular velocity) :: hoekversnelling {f}
angular momentum {n} (angular momentum) :: impulsmoment
angular velocity {n} (angle turned in a given time) :: hoeksnelheid {f}
anhedonia {n} (inability to feel pleasure) :: anhedonie
anilingus {n} (form of oral sex) :: anilingus, rimmen, baffen
animal {adj} (of animals) :: dierlijk, dierlijke
animal {n} (organism) :: dier {n}, beest {n}
animal {n} (person who behaves wildly) :: beest {n}
animalcule {n} (protozoan) SEE: protozoan ::
animalize {v} (brutalize) SEE: brutalize ::
animal magnetism {n} (magnetic fluid or ethereal medium said to reside in the bodies of animate beings) :: magnetiseur
animal rights {n} (concept that animals are entitled to certain fundamental rights) :: dierenrechten {p}
anime {n} (an animated work originated in Japan) :: anime
anise {n} (fennel) SEE: fennel ::
anise {n} (plant and spice) :: anijs {m}
aniseed {n} (the seed-like fruit of the anise) :: anijszaad {n}
anisotropy {n} (the property of being directionally dependent) :: anisotropie
Ankara {prop} (capital of Turkey) :: Ankara
ankle {n} (joint between foot and leg) :: enkel {m}
ankle bracelet {n} (ankle monitor) SEE: ankle monitor ::
ankle bracelet {n} (piece of jewelry) :: enkelband {m}
anklet {n} (a bracelet at the ankle) :: enkelband {m}
Ann {prop} (female given name) :: Anna, Anne,
Anna {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
annals {n} (a relation of events) :: annalen {p}
Anne {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
annealing {n} (act of heating solid metal or glass) :: gloeien
annex {n} (addition, an extension) :: bijlage {f}
annex {n} (addition of territory) SEE: annexation ::
annex {n} (addition or extension to a building) :: uitbouw {m}
annex {n} (appendix) :: aanhangsel {n}
annex {v} (to add something to another, to incorporate into) :: annexeren, inlijven
annexation {n} (addition or incorporation of something) :: annexatie {f}
annihilate {v} (to reduce to nothing, to destroy, to eradicate) :: vernietigen
anniversary {n} (day an exact number of years since an event) :: jubileum {n}
anno Domini {adv} (in the year of our Lord) :: na Christus, in het jaar des Heren
Anno Domini {adv} (in the year of our Lord) :: na Christus, in het jaar des Heren
annosity {n} (fullness of years) :: ouderdom {m}
announce {v} (to give public notice, or first notice of) :: aankondigen, declareren, verkonden [archaic], verkondigen
announce {v} (to pronounce; declare by judicial sentence) :: declareren, verklaren, uitspreken
announcement {n} (announcement) :: aankondiging {f}
announcer {n} (TV or radio announcer) :: omroeper {m}
annoy {v} (to disturb or irritate) :: ergeren, vervelen
annoying {v} (causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious) :: vervelend
annual {adj} (happening once a year) :: jaarlijks, jaarlijkse
annually {adv} (once every year) :: jaarlijks
annuity {n} (income payable at stated intervals) :: lijfrente {f}
annuity {n} (right to periodic payment) :: lijfrente {f}
annul {v} (dissolve (a marital union) :: ontbinden, annuleren
annul {v} (formally revoke the validity of) :: annuleren
annulment {n} (Invalidation; declaration of something as being invalid) :: vernietiging {f}, nietigverklaring {f}
annulment {n} (Legal invalidation of a marriage) :: ontbinding, nietigverklaring {f} (van een huwelijk)
annulment {n} (The act or instance of annulling) :: tenietdoening {f}, annulatie {f}, annullering, herroeping {f}, annulering {f}
annulment {n} (Total destruction) :: vernietiging {f}
anoa {n} (a small Indonesian water buffalo) :: anoa
anoda {determiner} (another) SEE: another ::
anoint {v} (to apply oil to or to pour oil upon) :: zalven
anoint {v} (to smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance) :: zalven
anomalous {adj} (deviating from the normal) :: abnormaal
anomaly {n} (biological defect or malformation) :: afwijking, anomalie, misvorming
anomaly {n} (dated: an irregularity or inconsistency) :: anomalie {f}, onregelmatigheid {f}
anomaly {n} (deviation from norm) :: afwijking, anomalie, abnormaliteit
anomaly {n} (science: any event, big or small, out of the ordinary) :: anomalie {f}
anomaly {n} (something or someone that is strange or unusual) :: rariteit, onregelmatigheid
anomie {n} (alienation or social instability) :: anomie,wetteloosheid
anonymity {n} (the quality or state of being anonymous) :: anonimiteit {f}
anonymous {adj} (of unknown name; whose name is withheld) :: naamloos, anoniem
anonymous {adj} (wanting a name, not named and determined) :: naamloos, onbenoemd
anonymous {adj} (without any name (of responsible agent) acknowledged) :: naamloos, anoniem
anopia {n} (medical condition) :: anopsie, anopsia, anopie, anopia
anorexia {n} (anorexia nervosa) SEE: anorexia nervosa ::
anosognosia {n} (inability of a person to recognize personal defects) :: anosognosie {f}
another {determiner} (not the same; different) :: een andere
another {determiner} (one more, in addition to a former number) :: nog een
anoxia {n} (condition in which a tissue or environment is totally deprived of oxygen) :: anoxie {f}
Anselm {prop} (male given name) :: Anselmus
answer {n} (response) :: antwoord {n}
answer {v} (to make a reply or response to) :: antwoorden
answer {v} (to respond to a call) :: beantwoorden
answer {v} (to suit a need or purpose satisfactorily) :: beantwoorden
answering machine {n} (device that automatically records voice mail) :: antwoordapparaat
answerphone {n} (telephone containing a device for recording incoming callers’ messages) :: antwoordapparaat {n}, telefoonbeantwoorder {m}
ant {n} (insect) :: mier {f}
Antarctic {adj} (Pertaining to Antarctica) :: Antarctisch, antarctisch
Antarctica {prop} (southernmost continent) :: Antarctica {n}
Antarctic Circle {prop} (geographical line) :: Zuidpoolcirkel
Antarctic Ocean {prop} (Southern Ocean) SEE: Southern Ocean ::
anteater {n} (mammal) :: miereneter {m}
antebrachium {n} (forearm) SEE: forearm ::
antecedent {adj} (earlier in time or order) :: voorafgaand, vroeger
antecedent {n} (ancestor) :: voorouder {c}
antecedent {n} (any thing that precedes another thing) :: antecedent {n}, voorafgaande {n}
antecedent {n} (conditional part of a hypothetical proposition) :: antecedent {n}
antecedent {n} (word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun) :: antecedent {n}
antedate {v} (To assign a date earlier than the actual date; to backdate) :: antedateren
antediluvian {adj} (Extremely ancient or antiquated; old; prehistoric) :: antiek, prehistorisch
antediluvian {adj} (Pertaining or belonging to the time period prior to a great or destructive flood or deluge) :: antediluviaal, behorend tot de tijd voor de zondvloed
antediluvian {adj} (Supremely dated) :: zeer ouderwets
antelope {n} (mammal of the family Bovidae) :: antilope
antelope {n} (pronghorn) SEE: pronghorn ::
antenna {n} (device to receive or transmit radio signals) SEE: aerial ::
antenna {n} (feeler organ) :: voelspriet {f}
antepenultimate {adj} (two before the last) :: derdelaatste
anterior chamber {n} (space between cornea and iris) :: voorste oogkamer {f}
anterograde amnesia {n} (inability to remember new information) :: anterograde amnesie {f}
anteroom {n} (antechamber) SEE: antechamber ::
anthelmintic {adj} (destructive to parasitic intestinal worms) :: wormdodend, ontwormend
anthem {n} (hymn of praise or loyalty) :: strijdlied {n}
anthem {n} (national anthem) :: volkslied {n}
ant-hill {n} (anthill) SEE: anthill ::
anthology {n} (collection of literary works) :: bloemlezing {f}
Anthony {prop} (given name) :: Anton
anthrax {n} (disease) :: miltvuur
anthropologic {adj} (anthropological) SEE: anthropological ::
anthropological {adj} (relating to anthropology) :: antropologisch
anthropologically {adv} (in a manner which pertains to anthropology) :: antropologisch
anthropologist {n} (one who is versed in anthropology) :: antropoloog {m}
anthropomorphic {adj} (given human attributes) :: antropomorfisch
anthropomorphic {adj} (having the form of a person) :: antropomorfisch
anti- {prefix} (anti-) :: anti-
antiacid {n} (antacid) SEE: antacid ::
anti-beauty quark {n} (anti-bottom quark) SEE: anti-bottom quark ::
antibiotic {n} (substance that destroys or inhibits bacteria) :: antibioticum {n}
antibody {n} (protein that binds to a specific antigen) :: antilichaam {n}, antideeltje {n}
antibrachium {n} (antibrachium) SEE: forearm ::
antic {adj} (architecture: grotesque, incongruous) :: grotesk, onpassend
antic {adj} (grotesque) :: grotesk, bizar, absurd
antic {n} (caricature) :: karikatuur {f}
antic {n} (grotesque performer or clown) :: clown {m}
antic {n} (ludicrous act or behaviour) :: zotternij {f}, kuur {f}
antic {v} (perform antics) :: kuren uithalen, zot doen
anticarcinogenic {adj} (tending to inhibit or prevent the activity of a carcinogen) :: anticarcinogeen, anticarcinogene
antichrist {n} (Someone that works against the teachings of Christ) :: antichrist {m}
anticlimax {n} (break in the final climax) :: anticlimax
anticline {n} (anticlinal fold) :: anticline, anticlinaal
anticlockwise {adj} (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock) :: tegen de klok in, in tegenwijzerzin
anticlockwise {adv} (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock) :: tegen de klok in , linksom
anticlockwisely {adv} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise#Adverb ::
anticoagulant {n} (substance) :: antistollingsmiddel {n}
antidepressant {n} (agent that prevents or counteracts depression) :: antidepressivum
antidote {n} (remedy to counteract a poison) :: tegengif {n}
antidote {n} (something that counteracts) :: tegengif {n}
antiferromagnetic {adj} (exhibiting antiferromagnetism) :: antiferromagnetisch
antiferromagnetism {n} (a phenomenon, similar to ferromagnetism) :: antiferromagnetisme
antifibrinolytic {adj} (serving to inhibit fibrinolysis) :: antifibrinolyticum
antifibrinolytic {n} (an antifibrinolytic agent) :: antifibrinolytisch
Antigua and Barbuda {prop} (Country) :: Antigua en Barbuda
Antiguan {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Antigua, or the Antiguan people) :: Antiguaans
Antiguan {n} (person) :: Antiguaan {m}, Antiguaanse {f}
antigypsyism {n} (prejudice or hostility against Romani people) :: antiziganisme {n}
antihero {n} (protagonist who proceeds in an unheroic manner) :: antiheld {m}, antiheldin {f}
Antillean {n} :: Antilliaans, Antilliaan, [slang] Anti
antimony {n} (chemical element) :: antimonium {n}, antimoon {n}, stibium
antimony {n} (stibnite) SEE: stibnite ::
antinomy {n} (contradiction) :: antinomie
antipathy {n} (contrariety or opposition in feeling) :: antipathie {f}, afkeer {m}; antipathie {f}
antipope {n} (person who claims to be pope) :: tegenpaus {m}
antique {adj} (old; out of date) :: antiek
antique white {n} (colour) :: gebroken wit
antiquity {n} (ancient times) :: oudheid {f}
anti-Semite {n} (anti-Semite) :: antisemiet {m}
anti-Semitism {n} (prejudice or hostility against Jews) :: anti-semitisme {n}, jodenhaat {f}
antisurveillance {n} (countersurveillance) SEE: countersurveillance ::
antitau {n} (antitauon) SEE: antitauon ::
antitheism {n} (active opposition to theism) :: antitheïsme
antithesis {n} (proposition that is opposite to other proposition) :: antithese
antithetical {adj} (pertaining to antithesis) :: contradictorisch, in tegenspraak met
antiziganism {n} (antigypsyism) SEE: antigypsyism ::
antler {n} (bony structure on the head of deer, moose and elk) :: gewei {n}
Antony {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony ::
antonym {n} (word which has the opposite meaning) :: tegendeel {n}, tegengestelde {n}, antoniem {n}
ants in one's pants {n} (To be agitated and fidgety) :: hebben de kriebel in zijn gat
antsy {adj} (restless, apprehensive and fidgety) :: ongerust, opgewonden
Antwerp {prop} (city) :: Antwerpen {n}
Antwerp {prop} (province) :: Antwerpen {n}
Antwerpian {adj} (of Antwerp) :: Antwerps
Antwerpian {n} (someone from Antwerp) :: Antwerpenaar {m}
anus {n} (lower opening of the digestive tract) :: anus {m}
anvil {n} (block used in blacksmithing) :: aambeeld {n}, aanbeeld {n}
anvil {n} (bone in inner ear) :: aambeeld {n}, aanbeeld {n}, aambeeldsbeentje {n}, aanbeeldsbeentje {n}
anxiety {n} (concern) :: bezorgdheid {f}, ongerustheid {f}
anxiety {n} (eager desire) :: verlangen
anxiety {n} (pathological condition) :: angst, vrees
anxious {adj} (full of anxiety) :: bezorgd
any {adv} (at all) :: enig
any {determiner} (at least one (kind) :: enig
any {pron} (Any things or persons) :: elk
anyhow {adv} (in any case) SEE: in any case ::
anyhow {adv} (in any way, in any manner) :: hoe dan ook, in ieder geval
any more {adv} (in negative or interrogative constructions) :: meer, langer
anyplace {adv} (anywhere) SEE: anywhere ::
anyroad {adv} (anyway) SEE: anyway ::
anything else {pron} (any other thing) :: anders nog iets
anyway {adv} (in any way) :: hoe dan ook
anyway {adv} (regardless) :: toch, desondanks, trots dat [archaic]
anyway {adv} (used to indicate change of subject) :: in elk geval, in ieder geval, maar goed
anyway {adv} (used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement) :: in elk geval, in ieder geval, hoe dan ook
anywhere {adv} (any place) :: overal, eender waar
anywhither {adv} (to anywhere) SEE: whithersoever ::
a.o.b. {abbr} (abbreviation for “any other business”) :: w.v.t.t.k.
Aomen {prop} (Macau) SEE: Macau ::
aorta {n} (great artery) :: aorta {f} {m}, lichaamsslagader {f} {m}
apart {prep} (apart from) SEE: apart from ::
apart from {prep} (except for) :: behalve
apartment {n} (domicile occupying part of a building) :: appartement {n}, flat
apartment building {n} (residential building with multiple flats) :: flatgebouw {n}
apathetic {adj} (void of feeling) :: apathisch
apathy {n} (lack of emotion or motivation) :: apathie {f}
apatite {n} (type of mineral) :: apatiet
ape {n} (animal) :: aap {m}, apin {f}, mensaap {m}
ape {v} (imitate) :: na-apen, nadoen, nabootsen, imiteren
aper {n} (someone who apes something) SEE: imitator ::
aperture {n} (diameter of the aperture (in the sense above) :: diafragma, opening
aperture {n} (opening) :: opening
aperture {n} (something which restricts the diameter of the light path through one plane in an optical system) :: diafragma, opening
apex {n} (botany: end of leaf) :: spits {c}, punt {m}
apex {n} (highest point) :: top {m}, spits {c}
apex {n} (in geometry: topmost vertex of a cone or pyramid) :: top {m}, spits {c}, punt {m}
apex {n} (moment of greatest success, expansion, etc) :: top {m}
apex {n} (pointed end) :: spits {c}, punt {m}
aphasia {n} (pathological speech disorder) :: afasie {f}
aphelion {n} (the point in the elliptical orbit of a planet where it is farthest from the sun) :: aphelium {n}
aphid {n} (insect) :: bladluis {f}
aphrodisiac {n} (food or drug) :: afrodisiacum {n}
aphtha {n} (foot-and-mouth disease) SEE: foot-and-mouth disease ::
aphtha {n} (oral thrush) :: aft {m} {f}
aphthous ulcer {n} (ulcer in the mouth caused by break in mucous membrane) :: afte, aft
apian {adj} (related to bees) :: bijen-
apiarist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
a picture paints a thousand words {proverb} (a picture is worth a thousand words) SEE: a picture is worth a thousand words ::
apiculture {n} (beekeeping) SEE: beekeeping ::
apiece {adv} (apiece) :: per stuk
apoastron {n} (apastron) SEE: apastron ::
apocalyptic {adj} (of or relating to an apocalypse) :: apocalyptisch
apocalypticist {n} (apocalyptic) SEE: apocalyptic ::
apocryphal {adj} (of doubtful authenticity) :: apocrief
apodictic {adj} (incontrovertible) :: apodictisch
Apollo {prop} (the son of Zeus) :: Apollo
apologise {v} (apologize) SEE: apologize ::
apologize {v} (to make an apology or defense) :: verantwoorden
apologize {v} (to make an apology or excuse) :: zich verontschuldigen
apologize {v} :: verantwoorden
apology {n} (an expression of regret) :: verontschuldiging {f}
apology {n} (formal justification, defence) :: verweer {n}
apophony {n} (alternation of sounds within a word) :: ablaut {m}
apoplexy {n} (loss of consciousness) :: apoplexie {f}
aporia {n} (expression of doubt) :: twijfel, onzekerheid
apostasy {n} (renunciation of set of beliefs) :: afvalligheid {f}
apostle {n} (missionary or leader of a mission) :: apostel {m}, zendeling {m}
apostle {n} (pioneer) SEE: pioneer ::
apostrophe {n} (sudden piece of dialogue) :: apostrof {f}
apostrophe {n} (the character ’) :: weglatingsteken {n}, apostrof {f}
apothecary {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist ::
apothecary {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
apotheosis {n} (deification; becoming a god) :: apotheose, vergoding {f}, verheerlijking {f}
apoxia {n} (altitude sickness) SEE: altitude sickness ::
appall {v} (To depress or discourage with fear; to impress with fear) :: weerzinwekkend
appalling {adj} (That appalls/appals or appall/appal) :: ontzettend
apparatchik {n} (member of a Communist apparat) :: apparatsjik {m}
apparatus {n} (assortment of tools or instruments) :: apparaat
apparatus {n} (bureaucratic organization) :: apparaat
apparatus {n} (complex machine or instrument) :: apparaat
apparel {n} (clothing) :: kleding
apparent {adj} (clear) :: ogenschijnlijk, klaar, duidelijk
apparent {adj} (seeming) :: ogenschijnlijk, klaarblijkelijk
apparent {adj} (visible) :: evident, klaar, duidelijk
apparently {adv} (according to what the speaker has read or been told) :: blijkbaar, kennelijk, naar het schijnt
apparently {adv} (plainly) :: blijkbaar, duidelijk
apparently {adv} (seemingly) :: schijnbaar, ogenschijnlijk
apparition {n} (act of becoming visible) :: verschijning {f}
apparition {n} (thing appearing) :: verschijning {f}
apparition {n} (unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance) :: verschijning {f}
appeal {n} (application for the removal of a cause to a superior judge for reexamination) :: beroep {n}
appeal {n} (call upon a person or authority) :: oproep {m}
appeal {v} (cricket: to ask an umpire for a decision) :: appeleren
appeal {v} (to accuse) SEE: accuse ::
appeal {v} (to apply for the removal of a cause to a superior judge or court) :: in beroep gaan, in hoger beroep gaan
appeal {v} (to be attractive) :: aantrekkelijk zijn, aantrekken, aanspreken
appeal {v} (to call upon another) :: beroep doen op, appeleren
appeal {v} (to invoke) SEE: invoke ::
appear {v} (To become visible to the apprehension of the mind) :: blijken
appear {v} (To come before the public) :: verschijnen, zijn opwachting maken, haar opwachting maken, optreden
appear {v} (To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible) :: verschijnen
appear {v} (To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look) :: lijken
appear {v} (To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or the like) :: verschijnen
appearance {n} (Semblance, or apparent likeness) :: aanblik
appearance {n} (The act of appearing or coming into sight) :: verschijning {f}
appease {v} (To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify) :: kalmeren
append {v} ( To add, as an accessory) :: toevoegen, bijvoegen
append {v} (To hang or attach to, as by a string) :: hechten, aanhechten, vastmaken, bevestigen
appendectomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: appendectomie {f}
appendicitis {n} (inflamation of the vermiform appendix) :: blindedarmontsteking
appendix {n} (text added to the end of a book or an article) :: aanhangsel, appendix
appendix {n} (vermiform appendix) :: blinde darm
appetite {n} (desire of or relish for food) :: honger, trek, appetijt, eetlust
appetizer {n} (small, light first course) :: bittergarnituur, borrelhapjes {p}
applaud {v} (to express approval by clapping) :: applaudisseren, klappen
applaud {v} (to praise, or express approval by words) :: applaudisseren
applause {n} (act of applauding) :: applaus, handgeklap {n}
apple {n} (apples and pears (Cockney rhyming slang) SEE: apples and pears ::
apple {n} (fruit) :: appel {m}
apple {n} (tree) SEE: apple tree ::
apple {n} (wood) :: appelboom {m}, appelbomenhout {n}
apple blossom {n} (the flower of an apple tree) :: appelbloesem {m}
apple brandy {n} (brandy made from apples) :: appelbrandewijn {m}, calvados {m}
apple butter {n} (preserved apple purée) :: appeljam {m}
apple-cheeked {adj} (having red cheeks) :: met appelwangen
apple core {n} (the central portion of an apple) :: klokhuis
apple does not fall far from the tree {proverb} (a child is similar to its parents) :: de appel valt niet ver van de boom
apple dumpling {n} (baked dessert made from apples) :: appelbol {m}
apple-green {adj} (apple-green) :: appelgroen
apple juice {n} (the juice of apples as a drink) :: appelsap {n}
apple of discord {n} (object which sows dissention and anger) :: twistappel {m}
apple of love {n} (tomato) :: tomaat {m}
apple of someone's eye {n} (favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one) :: oogappel {m}
apple pie {n} (pie with apple filling) :: appeltaart {m}
apples and oranges {n} (non-comparable items) :: appels met peren {p}
apple sauce {n} (a food) :: appelmoes {n}, appelcompote {m}
apple sauce {n} (nonsense) SEE: apple sauce ::
applesauce {interj} (nonsense) :: flauwekul!
applesauce {n} (apple sauce) SEE: apple sauce ::
applesauce {n} (nonsense) :: flauwekul {m}, zever {m}
apple tree {n} (tree that bears apples) :: appelboom {m}, appelaar {m}
apple turnover {n} (a pastry dessert filled with pieces of sweetened apples) :: appelflap {f} {m}
apple wine {n} (cider) :: cider {m}
appliance {n} (a device in its own right) :: toestel {n}, (domestic) huishoudstoestel {n}
appliance {n} (to adapt other equipment) :: hulpstuk {n}
applicability {n} (relevancy) :: toepasbaarheid
applicable {adj} (suitable for application; relevant) :: toepasselijk
applicant {n} (one who applies) :: aanvrager
application {n} (a computer program) :: computerprogramma {n}, softwarepakket {n}, toepassing {f}, applicatie {f}
application {n} (a verbal or written request) :: aanschrijven {n}, aanvraag {f}
application {n} (the act of applying) :: aanbrengen {n}
application {n} (the act of applying as a means) :: toepassing {f}
application {n} (the act of directing or referring something to a particular case) :: toepassing {f} in de praktijk
application {n} (the thing applied) :: toepassing
applied {adj} (concerned with practical problems, rather that theoretical abstractions) :: aangewend
apply {v} (to be relevant to a specified individual) :: gelden
apply {v} (to put to use for a purpose) :: toepassen
appoint {v} (To assign, designate, or set apart by authority) :: benoemen
appoint {v} ( to constitute; to ordain; to prescribe; to fix the time and place of) :: beschikken, bepalen, vaststellen
appointment {n} (act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office) :: aanstelling {f}
appointment {n} (arrangement for a meeting; an engagement) :: afspraak {f}
appointment {n} (stipulation; agreement) :: afspraak {f}
apposite {adj} (appropriate, relevant, well-suited) :: treffend
apposition {n} (rhetoric: appositio) SEE: appositio ::
appraisal {n} (judgement) :: schatting {f}, taxatie {f}, raming {m}
appraise {v} (to set a value; to estimate the worth of) :: taxeren, schatten, waarderen
appraiser {n} (on who appraises) :: taxateur {m}
appreciate {v} (to be aware of) :: beseffen
appreciate {v} (to be grateful for something) :: waarderen; appreciëren
appreciate {v} (to increase in value) :: in waarde stijgen
appreciate {v} (to value highly) :: naar/op waarde schatten
apprehend {v} ( to understand; to recognize) :: begrijpen, vatten, snappen
apprehension {n} (act of grasping with the intellect) :: begrip {n}, begrijpen {n}
apprehension {n} (arrest) :: arrestatie {f}, grijpen {n}, vastgrijpen {n}
apprehension {n} (distrust or fear at the prospect of future evil) :: vrees {f}, angst {f}
apprehension {n} (faculty by which ideas are conceived) :: begrip {n}, verstand {n}
apprehension {n} (opinion) :: begrip {n}, opinie {f}, gezichtspunt {n}, visie {f}
apprehension {n} (seizure) :: grijpen {n},
apprehensive {adj} (anticipating something with anxiety or fear) :: bezorgd
apprentice {n} (trainee, especially in a skilled trade) :: leerjongen {m}, leermeisje {n}, gezel {m}
apprenticeship {n} (condition of, or the time served by, an apprentice) :: stage {f} {m}
apprenticeship {n} (system by which a person learning a craft or trade is instructed) :: stage {f} {m}
apprise {v} (to notify) :: inlichten, “keep someone apprised” = iemand op de hoogte houden
approach {n} (a manner in which a problem is solved or policy is made) :: aanpak {m}
approach {n} (an access, or opportunity of drawing near) :: benadering {f}
approach {n} (a way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access) :: toegang {m}, laan {f}
approach {n} (movements to gain favor; advances) :: benadering {f}, toenadering {f}
approach {n} (the act of drawing near) :: benadering {f}, aantocht {f}, komst {f}
approach {n} (the advanced works, trenches, or covered roads made by besiegers in their advances toward a fortress or military post) :: benadering {f}
approach {n} (the way a plane lands at an airport) :: aanvliegen {n}
approach {v} (To come near to in place, time, or character) :: benaderen, naderen
approach {v} (to come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer) :: naderen
approach {v} (To draw near, in a figurative sense) :: benaderen
approach {v} (To take approaches to) :: benaderen
approachable {adj} (easy to talk to) :: benaderbaar
approbation {n} (the act of approval) :: bekrachtiging
appropriate {adj} (obsolete: set apart for a particular use or person) :: aangewezen, geschikt
appropriate {adj} (peculiar, suitable, fit, proper) :: geschikt, passend, toepasselijk
appropriate {adj} (suitable to social situation) :: gepast
appropriate {v} (To make suitable) :: aanpassen
appropriate {v} (To set apart for) :: toewijzen
appropriate {v} (To take to one's self in exclusion of others) :: zich toeëigenen
appropriation {n} (act of appropriating, or something appropriated) :: toe-eigening {f}
approval {n} (acceptance) :: goedkeuring {f}
approval {n} (permission) :: goedkeuring {f}, toestemming {f}, instemming {f}, permissie {f}
approve {v} (To make or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance) :: instemmen met
approve {v} (To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically) :: goedkeuren
approve {v} (To regard as good; to commend; to be pleased with; to think well of) :: goedkeuren
approve {v} (To sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm; as, to approve the decision of a court-martial) :: goedkeuren
approximant {n} (mathematics: approximation) SEE: approximation ::
approximately {adv} (imprecise but close to in quantity or amount) :: ongeveer
approximation {n} (act of approximating) :: benaderen, schatten
approximation {n} (imprecise solution) :: benadering, schatting
apricot {n} (fruit) :: abrikoos {f}
April {prop} (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: april {m}
April fool {n} (person subjected to a practical joke April Fools' Day) :: aprilvis
April fool {n} (practical joke played on April Fools' Day) :: aprilgrap
April Fools' Day {n} (First day of April) :: één april
a priori {adv} (derived by logic) :: a priori
apriori {adv} (a priori) SEE: a priori ::
apron {n} (clothing) :: schort {n}
apropos {adv} (by the way) :: terloops
apropos {adv} (timely, at a good time) :: gepast
apropos {prep} (regarding or concerning) :: betreffend
apse {n} (astronomy: apsis) SEE: apsis ::
apse {n} (case in which the relics were kept) SEE: reliquary ::
apse {n} (obsolete or dialectal: aspen tree) SEE: aspen ::
apside {n} (apsis) SEE: apsis ::
apt {adj} (fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate) :: passend, gepast, toepasselijk
apt {adj} (having an habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards) :: geneigd
apt {adj} (ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert) :: pienter, fit, slim
Aptian {prop} :: Aptien
aptitude {n} (natural ability to acquire knowledge or skill) :: aanleg
Apuleius {prop} (ancient Platonist and Sophist) :: Apuleius {m}
aqua regia {n} (mixture of acids) :: koningswater {n}
Aquarius {prop} (astrological sign) :: Waterman {m}
aquatic {adj} (relating to water; living in or near water, taking place in water) :: aquatisch, aquatische
aqueduct {n} (an artificial channel conveying water) :: aquaduct {n}
aqueduct {n} (a structure carrying water) :: aquaduct {n}
aquifer {n} (an underground layer of water-bearing porous stone, earth, or gravel) :: aquifer {m}
Aquitaine {prop} (region of France) :: Aquitanië {n}
Ara {prop} (constellation) :: Altaar {n}
Arab {adj} (of or pertaining to Arabs and their nations) :: Arabisch
Arab {n} (Semitic person) :: Arabier {m}
Arabia {prop} (a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf;) :: Arabië
Arabian oryx {n} (Oryx leucoryx) :: Arabische oryx {m}, witte oryx {m}
Arabian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in the Middle East) :: Arabisch Schiereiland
Arabic {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour) :: Arabisch
Arabic {prop} (language) :: Arabisch {n}
Arabization {n} (Arabisation) SEE: Arabisation ::
arable {adj} (suitable for cultivation) :: bebouwbaar
Arab Republic of Egypt {prop} (Official name of Egypt) :: Arabische Republiek Egypte
Arab World {prop} (Arabic speaking world) :: arabische wereld {f}
arachnoid {n} (the arachnoid mater) SEE: arachnoid mater ::
Aragon {prop} (an autonomous community in Spain) :: Aragón
Aragonese {adj} (from Aragon) :: Aragonees
Aragonese {n} (a person) :: Aragonees {m}, Aragonese {f}
Aragonese {prop} (the language of Aragon) :: Aragonees
Aramaean {adj} (of, or pertaining to Aramaeans or Aram) :: Aramees
Aramaean {n} (member of a West Semitic semi-nomadic and pastoralist people) :: Arameeër {m}
Aramaean {prop} (Aramaic) SEE: Aramaic ::
Aranese {prop} (dialect) :: Aranees
arbitrary {adj} (based on individual discretion or judgment) :: willekeurig
arbitrary {adj} (determined by impulse) :: willekeurig
arbitration {n} (a process through which two or more parties use an arbitrator or arbiter in order to resolve a dispute) :: arbitratie {f}
arbitration {n} (in general, a form of justice where both parties designate a person whose ruling they will accept formally) :: arbitrage {f}
arbitration {n} (the act or process of arbitrating) :: arbitratie {f}
arbutus {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree ::
arc {n} (curve) :: boog {m}
arc {n} (directed edge) SEE: directed edge ::
arc {n} (geometry: part of a curve) :: boog
arcade {n} (covered passage, usually with shops on both sides) :: winkelpassage {f}
Arcadia {prop} (A district or a prefecture in the central and mid SE Peloponnese) :: Arcadië
arcane {adj} (understood by only a few; obscure) :: geheim, duister
arccosine {n} (inverse of the cosine function) :: arccosinus
arch {n} (architectural element) :: boog {m}
arch {n} (inverted U shape) :: boog {m}
arch- {prefix} (chief, highest, most extreme) :: aarts-
-arch {suffix} (leading, leader) :: -arch
archabbey {n} (abbey which is the seat of an archabbot) :: aartsabdij
archabbot {n} (the title of the general superior in certain Catholic congretations) :: aartsabt {m}
archaeologist {n} (someone who is skilled, professes or practices archaeology) :: archeoloog {m}
archaeology {n} (scientific study of past remains) :: archeologie {f}, oudheidkunde {f}
archaic {adj} (old-fashioned or antiquated) :: archaïsch, ouderwets, verouderd
archangel {n} (angel who leads other angels) :: aartsengel {m}
Archangel {prop} (Arkhangelsk) SEE: Arkhangelsk ::
archbishop {n} (senior bishop) :: aartsbisschop {m}
archbishopric {n} (jurisdiction of an archbishop) :: metropool {m}
arch bridge {n} ( a bridge with abutments at each end shaped as an arch) :: boogbrug {f}
archdiocese {n} (area administered by an archbishop) :: aartsbisdom {n}
archduchess {n} (daughter or granddaughter of the Emperor of Austria-Hungary) :: aartshertogin {f}
archduchy {n} (territority of an archduke) :: aartshertogdom {n}
archduke {n} (rank) :: aartshertog
archenemy {n} (a principal enemy) :: aartsvijand {m} {f}
archeological {adj} (archaeological) SEE: archaeological ::
archeopteryx {n} (ancient bird) :: archaeopteryx
archer {n} (one who shoots an arrow from a bow or a bolt from a crossbow) :: boogschutter {m}
archeress {n} (a female archer) :: boogschutster {f}, boogschutterin {f}
archery {n} (the practice) :: boogschieten {n}
archfiend {n} (Satan) SEE: Satan ::
archipelago {n} (group of islands) :: archipel {m}, eilandengroep {f} {m}
architect {n} (designer of buildings) :: architect {m}, bouwmeester {m}
architecture {n} (art and science of designing buildings and other structures) :: architectuur {f}, bouwstijl
architrave {n} (The lowest part of an entablature) :: architraaf
archive {n} (place for storing earlier material) :: archief {n}
archive {v} (to archive) :: archiveren
archivist {n} (one who creates, maintains or controls archives) :: archivaris
archosaurian {n} (archosaur) SEE: archosaur ::
arcminute {n} (minute of angle) SEE: minute of angle ::
arcsine {n} (inverse of sine) :: Arcsinus
arctangent {n} (inverse of tangent function) :: arctangens
Arctic cod {n} (Arctogadus glacialis) :: arctische kabeljauw
arctic hare {n} (Lepus arcticus) :: poolhaas {m}
Arctic Ocean {prop} (the smallest of the five oceans of the Earth, on and around the North Pole) :: Arctische Oceaan, Noordelijke IJszee
Ardèche {prop} (French department) :: Ardèche
Ardèche {prop} (French river) :: Ardèche
ardent {adj} (full or ardour) :: vurig, passioneel
ardent {adj} (glowing) :: brandend
ardour {n} (ardor) SEE: ardor ::
arduous {adj} (hard to climb) :: uitputtend, zwaar, steil, moeilijk te beklimmen
arduous {adj} (needing or using up much energy) :: uitputtend, zwaar, moeizaam
are {n} (unit of area) :: are {m}
are {v} (be) SEE: be ::
are {v} (second-person singular (informal) simple present indicative form of be) :: bent, zijt
area {n} (math: measure of extent of a surface) :: oppervlakte
area {n} (particular geographic region) :: regio, streek, gebied
area {n} (soccer: penalty area) SEE: penalty area ::
are you allergic to any medications {phrase} (are you allergic to any medications?) :: [polite] bent u allergisch voor medicijnen?, [familiar] ben je allergisch voor medicijnen?
are you religious {phrase} (are you religious?) :: [familiar] ben je godsdienstig?, [polite] bent u godsdienstig?
are you taking any medications {phrase} (are you taking any medications?) :: gebruikt u medicijnen?
argent {adj} (of white or silver tincture on a coat of arms) :: zilver
argent {n} (silver or metal tincture) :: zilver {n}
Argentina {prop} (Argentine Republic) :: Argentinië
argentine {n} (Argentina sphyraena) :: zilversmelt
argentine {n} (fish of the genus Argentina) :: zilvervis
Argentine {adj} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentine {n} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentine {prop} (Argentina) SEE: Argentina ::
Argentinean {adj} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentinean {n} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentinian {adj} (pertaining to Argentina) :: Argentijns
Argentinian {n} (person from Argentina) :: Argentijn {m}, Argentijnse {f}
argentophilic {adj} (argentophilic) SEE: argyrophilic ::
arginine {n} (an amino acid) :: arginine
argon {n} (a chemical element) :: argon {n}
Argonaut {prop} (A member of the Argo who searched for the Golden Fleece) :: Argonaut
arguable {adj} (defensible in an argument) :: verdedigbaar
arguable {adj} (open to argument) :: betwistbaar
argue {v} (intransitive: to debate, disagree, or discuss opposing or differing viewpoints) :: redetwisten
argue {v} (transitive: present a viewpoint) :: betogen
argument {n} (variable that is being passed to a function) :: argument {n}
argument {n} (verbal dispute; a quarrel) :: ruzie {f}, betoog {n}
arhythmic {adj} (arrhythmic) SEE: arrhythmic ::
Arian {n} (someone whose star sign is in Aries) SEE: Aries ::
Aries {prop} (astrological sign) :: Ram {m}
Aries {prop} (constellation) :: Ram {m}
arise {v} (get up, stand up) :: opstaan
arise {v} (start to exist, originate) :: ontstaan
arisen {v} (gotten up) :: opstaan
arisen {v} (started to exist) :: ontstaan
aristocracy {n} (class of people considered superior to others) :: aristocratie
aristocracy {n} (government by such a class) :: aristocratie
aristocracy {n} (the nobility or the hereditary ruling class) :: aristocratie {f}, adel {m}
aristocrat {n} (one of the aristocracy) :: aristocraat {m}
arithmetic {n} (mathematics of numbers, etc.) :: aritmetica {f}, rekenkunde {f}
arity {n} (number of arguments) :: ariteit {f}, plaatsigheid {f}
Arkhangelsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Archangelsk
Ark of the Covenant {prop} (the sacred container, a gold-plated wooden chest) :: verbondsark {m} {f}, Ark van het Verbond
Arlon {prop} (city) :: Aarlen {n}
arm {n} (heraldic bearings) :: wapen {n}, wapenschild {n}
arm {n} (portion of the upper appendage from shoulder to wrist) :: arm {m}
arm {n} (weapon) :: wapen {n}
arm {v} (to supply with weapons) :: bewapenen
armadillo {n} (burrowing mammal covered with bony, jointed, protective plates) :: gordeldier {n}
arm and a leg {n} (an exorbitant amount) :: een rib uit het lijf
armband {n} (A band worn around the arm) :: rouwbandje {n} (mourning), protestbandje {n} (protest)
armband {n} (An inflatable band worn round the arms to keep afloat in water) :: zwembandjes {n-p}, bandjes {n-p}
armchair {n} (a chair with supports for the arms or elbows) :: fauteuil {m}
armchair general {n} (outspoken warmonger, and/or a self-appointed strategist) :: visser-aan-wal
armed {adj} (equipped, especially with a weapon) :: gewapend
armed forces {n} (the military forces of a nation) :: leger {n}, krijgsmacht {f}, strijdmacht {f}, strijdkrachten {p}, heer {n}, heir {n}, troep {m}, troepen {p}, armee {f}
Armenia {prop} (ancient kingdom and country in West Asia) :: Armenië
Armenian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Armenia, Armenians, the language or alphabet) :: Armeens
Armenian {n} (person) :: Armeniër {m}, Armeense {f}
Armenian {prop} (language) :: Armeens {n}
Armenian Highland {prop} (plateau) :: Armeens Hoogland
Armenology {n} (Armenian studies) SEE: Armenian studies ::
arm in arm {adv} (arms linked) :: arm in arm, gearmd
armistice {n} (formal agreement to end fighting) :: wapenstilstand {m}, staakt-het-vuren {n}
armor {n} (protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces) :: pantser {n}, harnas {n}
armor {n} (tank) SEE: tank ::
armorbearer {n} (armourbearer) SEE: armourbearer ::
armory {n} (armoury) SEE: armoury ::
armoured car {n} (armoured truck) SEE: armoured truck ::
armoured car {n} (automobile equipped with armour) :: pantserwagen {m}
armoured truck {n} (armoured car) SEE: armoured car ::
armpit {n} (cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder) :: oksel {m}
armrest {n} (part of a seat) :: armleuning
arm to the teeth {v} :: tot de tanden gewapend
arm-wrestle {v} (physical sport, game) :: armworstelen
arm-wrestler {n} (someone who arm-wrestles) :: armworstelaar {m}
army {n} (any multitude) :: leger {n}, horde, menigte
army {n} (government agency in charge of a state's army) :: defensie, landsverdediging
army {n} (large group of people working towards the same purpose) :: leger {n}, horde, bende
army {n} (large group of social animals working towards the same purpose) :: leger {n}
army {n} (military force concerned mainly with ground operations) :: leger {n}, landmacht
Arnold {prop} (male given name) :: Arnoud
Aromanian {prop} (language) :: Aromaans {n}
aromatic {adj} (fragrant or spicy) :: aromatisch, geurig, kruidig
aromatic {n} (fragrant plant or spice added to flavour a dish) :: aromaat
around {prep} (defining a circle or closed curve containing) :: om, rondom, rond
around {prep} (following a path) :: om, omheen, langs
arouse {v} (to sexually stimulate) :: opwinden
arouse {v} (to stimulate feelings) :: opwekken
arquebus {n} (firearm) SEE: harquebus ::
arraign {v} (charge someone in a court of law) :: voor het gerecht dagen
arrange {v} (to put in order) :: schikken
arrange {v} (to set up, organise) :: regelen
arrangement {n} (agreement) :: regeling {f}
arrant {adj} (errant) SEE: errant ::
array {n} (any of various data structures) :: array {m}
arrest {n} (act of arresting a criminal, suspect etc) :: arrestatie, aanhouding {f}
arrest {n} (condition of being stopped) :: stilstand
arrest {n} (confinement, as after an arrest) :: arrest
arrest {v} (to seize attention of) :: vatten, grijpen
arrest {v} (to stop (a process etc.) :: stoppen, stuiten
arrest {v} (to take into legal custody) :: aanhouden, arresteren, in hechtenis nemen, oppakken, vatten
arrival {n} (act of arriving or something that has arrived) :: komst {f}, aankomst {f}
arrive {v} (to get to a certain place) :: aankomen, arriveren, bereiken
arrive {v} (to obtain a level of success or fame) :: bereiken, het gemaakt hebben
arrive {v} (to reach) :: bereiken, aankomen, arriveren
arrogance {n} (act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner) :: arrogantie {f}, aanmatiging {f}
arrogant {adj} (having excessive pride) :: arrogant
arrow {n} (in graph theory) SEE: directed edge ::
arrow {n} (projectile) :: pijl {m}
arrow {n} (symbol) :: pijl {m}
arse {n} (ass) SEE: ass ::
arsehole {n} (anus) :: gat
arsehole {n} (inconsiderate or mean-spirited person) :: lul {m}
arsenal {n} (military establishment) :: arsenaal, wapenmagazijn, wapenopslagplaats
arsenic {n} (chemical element) :: arseen {n}, arsenicum {n}
arsewipe {n} (toilet paper) SEE: asswipe ::
arsewipe {n} (useless or annoying person) SEE: asswipe ::
arson {n} (crime of setting a fire) :: brandstichting {f}
arsonist {n} (one who has committed the act of arson, or illegally setting fire to property) :: brandstichter {m}
arsonry {n} (arson) SEE: arson ::
art {n} (activity) :: kunst {f}
art {n} (aesthetic value) :: kunstwerk
art {n} (conscious production or arrangement) :: kunst {f}
art {n} (human effort) :: kunst {f}
art {n} (re-creation) :: kunst {f}
art {n} (skill) :: kunst {f}
art {n} (study) :: kunst {f}
art dealer {n} (someone who buys and sells works of art) :: kunsthandelaar {m}
artefact {n} (artifact) SEE: artifact ::
arteriography {n} (radiography of an artery) SEE: angiography ::
artery {n} (blood vessel from the heart) :: slagader {m}
art gallery {n} (space where works of art are placed on display) :: kunstgalerij {f}, kunstgalerie {f}
art history {n} (study of the history of the visual arts) :: kunstgeschiedenis {f}
arthromere {n} (any of the constitutive body segments of a jointed animal) :: lichaamsgeleding, lichaamssegment
arthropod {n} (animal of Arthropoda) :: geleedpotige
Arthur {prop} (male given name) :: Arthur
artichoke {n} (Vegetable) :: artisjok {m}
artichoke bottom {n} (edible fleshy receptacle at the bottom of an artichoke flower) :: artisjokbodem {m}
article {n} :: artikel {n}
article {n} (member of a group or class) :: artikel {n}
article {n} (object) SEE: object ::
article {n} (part of speech that specifies a noun) :: lidwoord {n}
article {n} (section of a legal document) :: artikel {n}
article {n} (story, report, or opinion piece) :: artikel {n}
articulate {adj} (able to bend or hinge at certain points or intervals) :: geleed, gelede, geärticuleerd
articulate {adj} (clear, effective) :: duidelijk, klaar, efficiënt
articulate {adj} (speaking in a clear or effective manner) :: welbespraakt, taalvaardig
articulate {v} (anatomy: to form a joint) :: articuleren
articulate {v} (music: to attack a note) :: benadrukken
articulate {v} (to clarify) :: uitleggen
articulate {v} (to explain) :: uitdrukken
articulate {v} (to hinge) :: geleed zijn
articulate {v} (to speak clearly) :: articuleren, goed/correct uitspreken, uitspraak verzorgen
articulated {adj} (Describing a vehicle with such joints) :: geleed
articulated {adj} (Having one or more pivoted joints) :: geleed
articulated bus {n} (articulated bus) :: gelede bus {m}
artifact {n} (archaeological object) :: artefact {n}
artifact {n} (man-made object) :: artefact {n}
artifact {n} (something viewed as a product of human conception) :: mensenwerk {n}
artificer {n} (artisan) SEE: artisan ::
artificer {n} (inventor) SEE: inventor ::
artificer {n} (savant) SEE: savant ::
artificer {n} (trickster) SEE: trickster ::
artificial {adj} (false, misleading) :: kunstmatig, nagemaakt, artificieel
artificial {adj} (man-made) :: artificieel, kunstmatig
artificial {adj} (unnatural) :: kunstmatig, artificieel, onnatuurlijk, nagemaakt
artificial intelligence {n} (branch of computer science) :: kunstmatige intelligentie {f}
artificial intelligence {n} (intelligence exhibited by an artificial entity) :: kunstmatige intelligentie {f}
artificial person {n} (legal person) SEE: legal person ::
artificial sweetener {n} (sugar substitute) SEE: sugar substitute ::
Artinskian {prop} :: Artinskien
artist {n} (person who creates art as an occupation) :: kunstenaar {m}, kunstenares {f}, artiest {m}
artist {n} (person who creates art) :: kunstenaar {m}, kunstenares {f}
artist {n} (skilled person) :: artiest {m}
artistic {adj} (aesthetically pleasing) :: kunstzinnig, artistiek
artistic {adj} (having creative skill) :: kunstzinnig, artistiek
artistic {adj} (relating to art or artists) :: kunstzinnig, artistiek
art nouveau {n} (style of art and architecture) :: art nouveau, jugendstil
Aruba {prop} (autonomous territory of the Netherlands in the Caribbean) :: Aruba
Aruban {adj} (of or pertaining to Aruba) :: Arubaans
Aruban {n} (person from Aruba) :: Arubaan {m}, Arubaanse {f}
Aruküla {prop} (small borough in Estonia) :: Aruküla
Aryan {adj} (of or pertaining to Indo-European or Aryan people, culture and languages) :: Arisch, Indo-Iraans, Proto-Indo-Europees, Indo-Europees, Indo-Germaans
Aryan {adj} (pertaining to the (alleged) Aryan master race) :: Arisch
Aryan {adj} (used primarily by neo-Nazis: pertaining to the Caucasian race) :: Arisch
Aryan {adj} (US, euphemistic: pertaining to Caucasian racists) :: Arisch
Aryan {n} (in Nazism: a member of an alleged master race comprised of non-Jewish Caucasians) :: Ariër {m}
Aryan {n} (obsolete: in 19th century ethnography, a subdivision of the Caucasian race) :: Ariër {m}
Aryan {n} (rare: an Indo-Iranian) :: Ariër {m}, Indo-Iraan
Aryan {n} (rare: a Proto-Indo-European) :: Ariër {m}, Indo-Iraan, Indo-Germaan, Indo-Europeaan {m}, Proto-Indo-Europeaan {m}
Aryan {n} (used primarily by neo-Nazis: a white) :: Ariër {m}
Aryan {n} (US, euphemistic: a Caucasian racist) :: Ariër {m}
as {adv} (to such an extent or degree) :: zo (…als)
as {conj} (at the same instant that) :: toen
as {conj} (because) :: omdat, want, aangezien
as {conj} (in the manner of) :: als; The Hague dialect: as
as {conj} (in the same way that) :: zoals
as {conj} (that) SEE: that ::
as {conj} (varying through time to the same proportion that) :: naarmate
as {conj} (while) :: terwijl
as {prep} (In the role of) :: als, in de rol van; The Hague dialect: as, in de rol van
as {prep} (Introducing a basis of comparison) :: als; The Hague dialect: as
as a matter of fact {adv} (actually) :: eigenlijk, in werkelijkheid
as a result {conj} (consequently) :: als gevolg van
asbestos {adj} (of or relating to asbestos) :: asbest-
asbestos {n} (any of several fibrous mineral forms of magnesium silicate) :: asbest {n}
ascend {v} (to fly, to soar) :: stijgen, opgaan
ascendancy {n} (supremacy; superiority; dominant control) :: overwicht, overhand
ascension {n} (the act of ascending) :: hemelvaart
Ascension {prop} (entering heaven alive) :: hemelvaart {m} {f}
Ascension {prop} (holiday celebrating Ascension of Jesus) SEE: Ascension Day ::
Ascension {prop} (Jesus' rise to heaven) :: Hemelvaart {m} {f}
Ascension Day {prop} (the fortieth day of Easter) :: Hemelvaartsdag {m}, Hemelvaart {m} {f}
ascent {n} (act of ascending; motion upwards) :: stijging {f}
ascent {n} (degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line) :: stijging {f}
ascertain {v} (find out; discover or establish) :: constateren, vaststellen
asceticism {n} (the principles and practices of an ascetic) :: ascetisme {n}
Asclepius {prop} (Greek god of medicine and healing) :: Asclepius
ascribe {v} (attribute a book, etc) :: toeschrijven aan
ascribe {v} (attribute a cause or characteristic) :: toeschrijven aan, wijten aan
ascription {n} (act of ascribing a quality to someone or something) :: toewijzing {f}
asexuality {n} (state of not experiencing sexual attraction) :: aseksualiteit {f}
as far as one knows {adv} (to the best of my knowledge) :: voor zo ver ik weet
as good as {adv} (almost completely) :: zo goed als
ash {n} (solid remains of a fire) :: as {f}, asse {f}
ash {n} (tree) SEE: ash tree ::
ash {n} (wood) :: essenhout {n}
ashamed {adj} (feeling shame or guilt) :: beschaamd
ashcan {n} (container for ashes) :: asbak, vuilnisemmer
Asher {prop} (eighth son of Jacob) :: Aser {m}
Asher {prop} (male given name) :: Aser {m}
Asher {prop} (one of the Israelite tribes) :: Aser
ash gourd {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon ::
ash gourd {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon ::
ashtray {n} (receptacle for ashes) :: asbak {m}
ash tree {n} (Fraxinus tree) :: es {m}
Ash Wednesday {n} (a Christian day of penitence) :: Aswoensdag {m}
Asia {prop} (the continent of Asia) :: Azië {n}
Asian {adj} (of, relating to or from Asia) :: Aziatisch
Asian {n} (person from Asia) :: Aziaat {m}, Azische {f}
Asian {n} (person from or descended from people from east Asia) :: Aziaat {m}, Azische {f}, Oost-Aziaat {m}, Oost-Azische {f}
Asian {n} (person from or descended from people from the Indian sub-continent) :: Aziaat {m}, Azische {f}, Indiër {m}, Indische {f}
Asian lion {n} (species of lion that inhabited Asia) :: Perzische leeuw {m}, Aziatische leeuw {m}
as if {conj} (as though) :: alsof
as if {conj} (in mimicry of) :: alsof
asinine {adj} (failing to exercise intelligence or judgment) :: oerdom, achterlijk
asinine {adj} (of or relating to a donkey) :: ezelachtig
as it were {adv} (to indicate a word or statement is not exact) :: als het ware
ask {v} (make a request) :: vragen
ask {v} (request an answer) :: vragen
askew {adj} (turned or twisted to one side) :: scheef
ask for it {v} (provoke an unwanted action) :: erom vragen
asking price {n} (list or sticker price of an item) :: vraagprijs
aslant {adj} (slanting) SEE: slanted ::
asleep {adj} (in a state of sleep) :: slapend
as long as {conj} (if, assuming) :: zolang, mits
as long as {conj} (while) :: zolang
asocial {adj} (antisocial) SEE: antisocial ::
asp {n} (Egyptian cobra) SEE: Egyptian cobra ::
asparagus {n} (asparagus plant) :: asperge {f}
asparagus {n} (asparagus shoots (food) :: asperge {f}
aspartame {n} (the artificial sweetener) :: aspartaam {n}
aspect ratio {n} (the ratio of an object's longest dimension to its next-longest dimension) :: aspectverhouding {f}
aspect ratio {n} (the ratio of width to height in a flat surface or 2-dimensional abstract construction) :: aspectverhouding {f}
aspen {n} (tree of genus Populus sect. Populus) :: esp {m}, ratelpopulier {m}
Asperger's syndrome {n} (autism related developmental disorder) :: syndroom van Asperger
asperity {n} (harshness, as of temper) :: hardvochtigheid
asperity {n} (roughness as of stone) :: ruwheid
asperity {n} (something that is harsh and hard to endure) :: ondraaglijkheid
asperse {v} (scatter) SEE: scatter ::
asperse {v} (sprinkle) SEE: sprinkle ::
as per usual {adv} (as usual) SEE: as usual ::
asphalt {n} (asphalt concrete) :: asfalt {n}
asphalt {v} (to pave with asphalt) :: asfalteren
asphyxia {n} (condition with extreme decrease of oxygen and increase of carbon dioxide) :: asfyxie {f}
asphyxiation {n} (Death due to lack of oxygen) :: verstikking {f}
aspirate {adj} (aspirated) SEE: aspirated ::
aspirate {n} (linguistics: puff of air) :: aspiratie {f}
aspire {v} (to hope or dream) :: ambiëren, nastreven
aspirin {n} (analgesic drug) :: aspirine
aspirin {n} (tablet containing acetylsalicylic acid) :: aspirientje {n}
asplenia {n} (absence of normal spleen function) :: asplenie {f}
as regards {prep} (regarding) :: betreffende, met betrekking tot
ass {n} (animal) :: ezel {m}
ass {n} (buttocks) :: kont {m} {f}, reet {m} {f}
assailant {n} (an attacker; someone who attacks another violently, or criminally) :: aanrander {c}
Assam {prop} (black tea) :: Assamthee, Assam-thee (sometimes not capitalized)
Assam {prop} (state in India) :: Assam {n}
Assamese {adj} (Of, from or relating to the northeast-Indian state of Assam, or the region for which it is named) :: Assamees {n}, Assami {n}
Assamese {prop} (language) :: Assamees {n}, Assami {n}, Assamitisch {n}
assassin {n} (any ruthless killer) :: moordenaar {m}
assassin {n} (member of the historical Ismaili Muslim militant group) :: Assassijn
assassin {v} (assassinate) SEE: assassinate ::
assassinate {n} (assassination) SEE: assassination ::
assassinate {n} (assassin) SEE: assassin ::
assassinate {v} (to murder by sudden or obscure attack) :: vermoorden
assassination {n} (killing or murder for political reasons) :: moord
assault {n} (a violent onset or attack) :: aanranding {f}
assault {v} (to attack, threaten or harass) :: aanranden, vergrijpen
assault rifle {n} (a rifle) :: aanvalsgeweer {n}
ass crack {n} (groove between buttocks) SEE: anal cleft ::
assegai {n} :: assagaai or assegaai {f} or {m}
Asselian {prop} :: Asselien
assemble {v} (to gather as a group) :: samenkomen, zich verzamelen
assemble {v} (to put together) :: in elkaar zetten
assembler {n} (assembly language) SEE: assembly language ::
assembly line {n} (system of workers and machinery in a series) :: lopende band {m}
assert {v} (To affirm) :: bevestigen
assert {v} (To maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures) :: behouden, verdedigen
assertion {n} (statement asserted) :: bevestiging
assertive {adj} (boldly self-assured) :: assertief, mondig
assess {v} (to determine the value of) :: beoordelen, evalueren
assess {v} (to give or charge with) :: belasten
assess {v} (to impose or subject to) :: opleggen
assessment {n} (appraisal) :: afweging {f}, beoordeling {f}
asset {n} (something or someone of any value) :: activa {p}
asset-backed {adj} (having assets as collateral) :: door activa gedekt, op onderpand van activa
assets {n} (any property or object of value that one possesses) :: activa
assfucker {n} (buttfucker) SEE: buttfucker ::
assfucker {n} (jerk) SEE: jerk ::
asshole {n} (anus) :: kontgat, reet
asshole {n} (mean or rude person) :: klootzak, hufter, lul
assiduous {adj} (hard-working, diligent) :: ijverig, vlijtig, betrouwbaar
assign {v} (to allot or give something as a task) :: toewijzen
assignment {n} (act of assigning; allocation of tasks) :: toewijzen {n}
assignment {n} (task given to students) :: opdracht {f}, taak {f}
assignment {n} (task) :: opdracht {f}, taak {f}
assimilate {v} (to absorb a group of people into a community) :: assimileren, integreren
assimilate {v} (to compare something to another similar one) :: vergelijken
Assisi {prop} (city) :: Assisi
assist {v} (help) :: assisteren, bijstaan
assist {v} (to make a pass in a sport) :: voorzetten, een voorzet geven
assistance {n} (aid; help; the act or result of assisting) :: hulp {f}, assistentie {f}
assistant {n} (person who assists) :: assistent {m}
assistant {n} (software) :: assistent {m}
assistant referee {n} (official at a football match) :: assistent-scheidsrechter {m}
asskisser {n} (someone who kisses ass) SEE: asslicker ::
associate {v} (to connect in the mind or imagination) :: associëren
associate {v} (to spend time socially) :: omgaan
association {n} (group of persons associated for a common purpose) :: vereniging {f}
association {n} (state of being associated; connection to or an affiliation with something) :: associatie {f}, verbinding {f}
association football {n} (soccer) :: voetbal {n}
as soon as {conj} (immediately after) :: zodra
as soon as possible {adv} (as soon as is possible) :: zo snel mogelijk
assortment {n} (collection of varying but related items) :: assortiment {n}
assume {v} (adopt an idea) :: aannemen
assume {v} (take on a position) :: innemen, aannemen
assume {v} (to suppose to be true) :: aannemen, veronderstellen
assumption {n} (festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven) :: Mariahemelvaart {m}, hemelvaart {m}
assumption {n} (supposition) :: veronderstelling {f}, aanname {f}
assumption {n} (taking of a person up into heaven) :: hemelvaart {m}
assumption {n} (the act of assuming, or taking to or upon one's self) :: op zich nemen
assumption {n} (thing supposed) :: veronderstelling {f}, aanname {f}
assure {v} (to give someone confidence in the trustworthiness of something) :: verzekeren
assure {v} (to make sure and secure) :: verzekeren, afzekeren, beveiligen
assure {v} (to reassure) :: verzekeren, geruststellen
assured {adj} (confident) SEE: confident ::
assured {adj} (guaranteed) SEE: guaranteed ::
Assyria {prop} (Semitic Akkadian kingdom) :: Assyrië, Assyrische Rijk
Astana {prop} (Akmola) SEE: Akmola ::
Astana {prop} (Akmolinsk) SEE: Akmolinsk ::
astatine {n} (the chemical element) :: astatium {n}, astaat {n}
asterisk {n} (symbol used to highlight words or sentences) :: asterisk {f}, sterretje {n}
asteroid {n} (astronomy) :: planetoïde, asteroïde
as the crow flies {adv} (in a straight line) :: hemelsbreed
asthma {n} (chronic respiratory disease) :: astma
as though {conj} (as to suggest that) :: alsof
a stitch in time saves nine {proverb} (a timely effort can prevent larger problems) :: werk op tijd maakt welbereid
as to {prep} (according to) :: naar, volgens
as to {prep} (with reference or regard to) :: over, wat betreft
astonish {v} (surprise) :: verbazen
astonished {adj} (amazed) :: verbaasd
astound {v} (to astonish, bewilder or dazzle) :: verbluffen
astounding {adj} (that astounds) :: indrukwekkend,verbijsterend
astragalus {n} (talus) SEE: talus ::
astride {adv} (with one’s legs on either side) :: schrijlings
astringent {adj} (having the effect of drawing tissue together) :: samentrekkend
astringent {adj} (sharp, caustic, severe) :: scherp, bijtend, streng
astringent {n} (substance which draws tissue together) :: samentrekkend middel {n}
astrologer {n} (one who studies astrology) :: astroloog {m}, sterrenwichelaar {m}
astrologist {n} (astrologer) SEE: astrologer ::
astrology {n} (star divination) :: astrologie {f}, sterrenwichelarij {f}
astronaut {n} (member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft, or someone trained for that purpose, see also: cosmonaut) :: ruimtevaarder {m}, astronaut {m}
astronavigation {n} (navigation by using the positions of the stars) SEE: celestial navigation ::
astronomer {n} (one who studies astronomy) :: astronoom {m}, sterrenkundige {c}
astronomic {adj} (incredibly large) SEE: astronomical ::
astronomic {adj} (pertaining to astronomy) SEE: astronomical ::
astronomical {adj} (of or relating to astronomy) :: astronomisch
astronomical {adj} (very large) :: astronomisch
astronomically {adv} (in the extreme) :: astronomisch
astronomically {adv} (relating to astronomy) :: astronomisch
astronomical twilight {n} (period of partial darkness) :: astronomische schemering {f}
astronomy {n} (study of the physical universe beyond the Earth's atmosphere) :: astronomie {f}, sterrenkunde {f}
astrophysics {n} (interdisciplinary branch of astronomy and physics) :: astrofysica
Asturia {prop} (Translations) :: Asturië {n}
astute {adj} (Quick at seeing how to gain advantage) :: scherpzinnig
asunder {adv} (into separate parts) :: uiteen, uit elkaar
as usual {adv} (as is usually the case) :: zoals gewoonlijk
as well {adv} (in addition, also) :: ook
as well {adv} (to the same effect) :: net zo goed
as well as {conj} (and in addition) :: alsmede
as well as {prep} (in addition to) :: naast
as yet {adv} (up to the present) :: nog steeds, tot nu toe
asylum {n} (Mental asylum) :: psychiatrische instelling {f}
asylum {n} (place of safety) :: asiel {n}
asymmetric {adj} (asymmetrical) SEE: asymmetrical ::
asymmetrical {adj} (not symmetrical) :: asymmetrisch
asymptomatic {adj} (not exhibiting any symptoms of disease) :: asymptomatisch
asymptote {n} (a straight line which a curve approaches arbitrarily closely) :: asymptoot {m}
asynchronism {n} (asynchrony) SEE: asynchrony ::
at {prep} (indicating time) :: om
at {prep} (in or very near a particular place) :: op, bij
at {prep} (in the direction of) :: op
at all {prep} (at all) :: helemaal niet
at all costs {prep} (sparing no effort) :: tegen elke prijs
at any rate {prep} (in any case) :: in ieder geval
at a time {adv} (in a continuous period) :: tegelijk
atavistic {adj} (biology: of the recurrence of a trait after an absence of generations) :: atavistisch
atavistic {adj} (of a throwback) :: atavistisch
atavistic {adj} (of the return of earlier, more primitive behavior) :: atavistisch
ataxia {n} (lack of coordination) :: ataxie {f}
Atayal {prop} (language) :: Atayal
at bay {prep} (cornered) :: in het nauw
at bay {prep} (unable to come closer) :: op afstand
at dark {prep} (during nightfall) :: wanneer de avond valt
at first blush {adv} (upon first impression or consideration) :: op het eerste gezicht
at first glance {adv} (after only a superficial examination or review) :: op het eerste gezicht
at first sight {prep} (at first glance) SEE: at first glance ::
at gunpoint {prep} (under coercion by someone with a firearm) :: onder bedreiging van een vuurwapen
atheism {n} (rejection of belief that any deities exist (with or without a belief that no deities exist) :: atheïsme {n}
atheist {adj} (relating to atheists) SEE: atheistic ::
atheist {n} (a person who believes that no deities exist) :: atheïst {m}, atheïste {f} [rare], godloochenaar {m} {f} [pejorative, polemical], goddeloze {m} {f} [pejorative, polemical]
atheist {n} (a person who rejects belief that any deities exist, whether or not that person believes that deities do not exist) :: atheïst {m} {f}, atheïste {f} [rare], agnost {m} {f}, agnosticus {m} [archaic]
Athena {prop} (Greek goddess) :: Athene {f}
Athenian {adj} (of or pertaining to Athens, Greece) :: Atheens
Athenian {n} (an inhabitant, resident, or citizen of Athens, Greece) :: Athener {m}
Athens {prop} (capital city of Greece) :: Athene
athlete {n} (A person who actively participates in physical sports, possibly highly skilled in sports) :: atleet
athletics {n} (competitive activities) :: atletiek {f}
at home {prep} (In one's place of residence) :: thuis
athwart {adv} (From side to side, across) :: van de ene kant naar de andere, dwars over
athwartships {adv} (athwartships) :: dwarsscheeps
-ation {suffix} (-ation (suffix) :: -tie {f}, -atie {f}
at it {adj} (in the middle of a given activity) :: bezig
Atlantic {adj} (pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean) :: Atlantisch
Atlantic {prop} (the Atlantic Ocean) :: Atlantisch
Atlantic Ocean {prop} (the ocean lying between the Americas to the west and Europe and Africa to the east) :: Atlantische Oceaan
Atlantic tomcod {n} (Microgadus tomcod) :: kabeljauw
Atlantis {prop} (mythical country said to have sunk into the ocean) :: Atlantis
at large {prep} (in general) :: in het algemeen
atlas {n} (anatomy) The uppermost vertebra of the neck) :: atlas {m}
atlas {n} (bound collection of maps) :: atlas {m}
atlas {n} (bound collection of tables, illustrations, etc., on any subject) :: atlas {m}
Atlas {prop} (a moon of Saturn) :: Atlas {m}
Atlas {prop} (Greek mythology) :: Atlas {m}
Atlas Mountains {prop} (Atlas Mountains) :: Atlasgebergte {n}
at last {prep} (after a long time; eventually) :: uiteindelijk
at last {prep} (in the end; finally; ultimately) :: eindelijk
at latter Lammas {prep} (never) :: met sint-juttemis
at least {prep} (at a lower limit) :: minstens, tenminste, althans
at length {prep} (for a long time) :: lang, ellelang
atmosphere {n} (air in a particular place) :: atmosfeer {m}
atmosphere {n} (a unit of measurement for pressure) :: atmosfeer {m}
atmosphere {n} (gases surrounding the Earth) :: atmosfeer {m}, dampkring
atmosphere {n} (mood or feeling) :: sfeer {m}
atmospheric pressure {n} (pressure caused by weight of the atmosphere) :: luchtdruk {m}
at most {prep} (at the most; at a maximum or upper limit) :: hoogstens
at night {adv} (during the night) :: 's nachts
at no time {prep} (never) SEE: never ::
atoll {n} (island) :: atol
atom {n} (historical: theoretical particle of matter) :: atoom {n}
atom {n} (physics: smallest possible amount of matter retaining its chemical properties) :: atoom {n}
atomic {adj} :: atomisch
atomic bomb {n} (nuclear weapon) :: atoombom {f}
atomic clock {n} (radio clock) SEE: radio clock ::
atomic clock {n} (reference clock) :: atoomklok {f}
atomic mass {n} (mass of an atom) :: atoommassa
atomic nucleus {n} (nucleus of an atom) :: atoomkern
atomic number {n} (number of protons) :: atoomnummer {n}
atomizer {n} (instrument for reducing a liquid to spray) :: flitspuit {f}; verstuiver
atonal {adj} (lacking a tonal center or key (music) :: atonaal
atonality {n} (a style of music) :: atonaliteit {f}
at once {adv} (at the same time) :: tegelijk, ineens, tegelijkertijd
at once {adv} (immediately) :: meteen, direct, dadelijk, ineens
atonement {n} :: herstel {n}
atonement {n} (reconciliation of God and mankind) :: boetedoening {f}
atonement {n} (repair done for the sake of a damaged relationship) :: herstel {n}
atrium {n} (body cavity) :: boezem {m}, atrium {n}
atrocious {adj} (abominable, disgusting) :: weerzinwekkend, afgrijselijk, verschrikkelijk
atrocious {adj} (evil, cruel) :: vreselijk, verschrikkelijk, monsterlijk, afgrijselijk
atrocious {adj} (offensive, heinous) :: afschuwelijk
atrocity {n} (extremely cruel act) :: wreedheid {f}
atrophic {adj} (pertaining to atrophy) :: atrofisch
atrophy {n} (reduced functionality) :: atrofie {f}
at sign {n} (name of the symbol @) :: apenstaartje {n}
at-sign {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
at stake {prep} (at issue, at risk) :: op het spel
at symbol {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
attach {v} (to fasten, to join to) :: vastmaken
attachment {n} (dependence, especially a strong one) :: gehechtheid {f}
attachment {n} (file sent along with an email) :: bijlage {f}, attachment {n}
attachment {n} (legal: taking a person's property to satisfy a debt) :: beslaglegging {f}
attack {n} (attempt to cause damage or injury) :: aanval {m}
attack {n} (cricket: bowlers of a cricket side) :: aanvalszijde {f}
attack {n} (offense of a battle) :: aanval {m}
attack {n} (volleyball: hit other than serve or block that sends the ball over the net) :: aanval {m}
attack {v} (to aggressively challenge with words) :: aanvallen
attack {v} (to apply violent force) :: aanvallen
attacker {n} (someone who attacks) :: aanvaller {m}
attacking midfielder {n} ( midfield player) :: aanvallende middenvelder {c}
attain {v} (to accomplish; to achieve) :: bereiken, realiseren
attempt {n} (attack) :: aanslag {m}
attempt {n} (the action of trying at something) :: poging {f} [an action], probeersel {n} (making something)
attempt {v} (to try) :: pogen, proberen
attend {v} (to be present at) :: volgen, bijwonen, aanwezig zijn
attention {n} (mental focus) :: aandacht {f}
attention {n} (romantic interest) :: attenties {p}
attention {n} (state of alertness in the standing position) :: paraatheid {f}
attention whore {n} (someone craving attention) :: aandachtshoer {f}
attentive {adj} (paying attention) :: aandachtig
attentively {adv} (in an attentive manner) :: oplettend
attenuate {v} (To weaken) :: verzwakken
attest {v} (to affirm to be correct, true, or genuine) :: attesteren
at that {prep} (in addition) :: ook, nog wel
at the end of one's rope {prep} (at the end of one's tether) SEE: at the end of one's tether ::
at the expense of {prep} (by taking away from) :: ten koste van
at the hands of {prep} (by the actions of) :: door toedoen van
at the latest {adv} (not later than) :: uiterlijk
at the moment {prep} (right now) :: momenteel
at the same time {prep} (simultaneously) :: tezelfdertijd
attic {n} (space, often unfinished and with sloped walls, directly below the roof) :: zolder {m}
Attic {adj} (Related to Athens) :: Attisch
Attic {prop} (Ancient Greek dialect) :: Attisch
Attica {prop} (a periphery) :: Attica
attitude {n} (disposition or state of mind) :: houding {f}, humeur {n}
attitude {n} :: houding {f} , opstelling {f}
attitude {n} (position of the body or way of carrying oneself) :: houding {f}, attitude {f}
attometer {n} (attometre) SEE: attometre ::
attorney {n} (lawyer) :: advocaat {m} {f}
attract {v} (arouse interest) :: aandacht trekken
attract {v} (cause sexual excitement) :: aantrekken
attract {v} (pull without touching) :: aantrekken
attraction {n} (feeling of being attracted) :: aantrekkingskracht {f}
attraction {n} (something which attracts) :: attractie {f}, trekpleister {m}
attraction {n} (tendency to attract) :: aantrekkingskracht {f}
attribute {n} (characteristic or quality) :: attribuut {n}, eigenschap {f}
attribute {v} (to associate ownership or authorship with) :: toeschrijven
attributive {adj} (having the nature of an attribute) :: attributief
attributive {adj} (of, or being an attributive) :: attributief
attrition {n} (policy of decruitment) :: afvloeiingspolitiek
attrition {n} (reduction in membership) :: vrijwillig ontslag
attrition {n} (wearing by friction) :: slijtage
ATV {initialism} (all-terrain vehicle) :: quad {m}
atychiphobia {n} (the fear of failure) :: faalangst {m}
aubade {n} (song or poem greeting dawn) :: aubade {f}
aubergine {n} (eggplant) SEE: eggplant ::
auburn {n} (reddish-brown) :: kastanjebruin
Auckland {prop} (the largest conurbation in New Zealand) :: Auckland
au contraire {adv} (on the contrary) :: integendeel
auction {n} (public sales event) :: veiling {f}
auction {v} (to sell at an auction) :: veilen
audacious {adj} (impudent) :: schaamteloos, driest
audacious {adj} (showing willingness to take bold risks) :: onvervaard, driest, koen, vermetel, waaghalzig
audacity {n} (fearless daring) :: moed {m}
audible {adj} (able to be heard) :: hoorbaar
audience {n} (following) :: gevolg {n}
audience {n} (formal meeting with a dignitary) :: audientie {n}, onderhoud {n}
audience {n} (group of people seeing a performance) :: publiek {n}
audience {n} (readership of a written publication) :: publiek {n}, lezerspubliek {n}, lezers {p}
audiobook {n} (audiobook) :: luisterboek {n}
audiology {n} (study of hearing and hearing defects) :: audiologie {f}
auditorium {n} (a large room for public meetings or performances) :: gehoorzaal {f}
auditory {adj} (of or pertaining to hearing) :: auditief
auditory {n} (an assembly of hearers; an audience) :: publiek {n}
auditory {n} (an auditorium) :: gehoorzaal {f}
auger {n} (plumber's snake) SEE: plumber's snake ::
augment {n} (grammar: prefix indicating past tense of verb) :: augment {n}
augment {v} (to become greater) :: verhogen
augment {v} (to increase an interval by a half step) :: vergroten
augment {v} (to increase, make larger or supplement) :: vergroten, verhogen, aanvullen
augment {v} (to slow the tempo or meter) :: vergroten
Augsburg {prop} (city in southern Germany) :: Augsburg
augur {n} (diviner who foretells events by unusual occurrences) :: waarzegger {m}, wichelaar {m}
augur {v} (to foretell events; to exhibit signs of future events) :: waarzeggen, voorspellen
August {prop} (eighth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: augustus
August {prop} (female given name) SEE: Augusta ::
August {prop} (male given name) SEE: Augustus ::
Augustine {prop} (male given name) :: Augustinus {m}
Augustus {prop} (Roman emperor) :: Augustus
auk {n} (seabird of the family Alcidae) :: alk
aulete {n} (flautist) SEE: flautist ::
aunt {n} (affectionate term for an older woman, by means of fictive kin) :: tante {f}
aunt {n} (a parent’s sister or sister-in-law) :: tante {f}
aunt {n} (grandmother) SEE: auntie or grandmother ::
aunt {n} (great-aunt or grandaunt) SEE: great-aunt or grandaunt ::
au pair {n} (a single girl or boy staying as a guest with a host family) :: au pair {f}
aura {n} (An invisible force surrounding a living creature.) :: aura {f}
auricle {n} (outer ear) SEE: pinna ::
auricle {n} (smaller of the two types of heart chamber) SEE: atrium ::
Auriga {prop} (constellation) :: Voerman
aurochs {n} (Bos primigenius) :: oeros
aurochs {n} (European bison) SEE: European bison ::
aurora {n} (an atmospheric phenomenon) :: poollicht {n}
Aurora {prop} (Roman goddess of dawn) :: Aurora
aurora australis {n} (southern lights) SEE: southern lights ::
aurora borealis {n} (aurora of the northern hemisphere) SEE: northern lights ::
auscultate {v} (to practice auscultation) :: ausculteren
auspice {n} (omen) :: voorteken {n}, omen {n}
auspice {n} (patronage) :: patronage {f}
auspices {n} (patronage or protection) :: auspiciën {p}
auspicious {adj} (indicating future success) :: gunstig
auster {n} (auster(wind) SEE: ostro ::
austere {adj} (grim, stern, strict) :: streng, droog
austere {adj} (not extravagant) :: sober, karig
austerity {n} (policy of deficit-cutting: reduce spending and/or raise taxes) :: bezuiniging {f}
Australia {prop} (Commonwealth of Australia) :: Australië
Australia {prop} (continent of Australia) :: Australië
Australian {adj} (of or pertaining to Australia, the Australian people or languages) :: Australisch, Australische
Australian {n} (a person from the country of Australia or of Australian descent) :: Australiër {m}, Australische {f}
Australian Capital Territory {prop} (Territory of Australia) :: Australisch Hoofdstedelijk Territorium
Australian magpie {n} (Cracticus tibicen) :: zwartrugfluitvogel {m}
Australian Sign Language {prop} (Auslan) SEE: Auslan ::
Australian white ibis {n} (species of wading bird) :: Australische witte ibis
Austria {prop} (country in Central Europe) :: Oostenrijk {n}
Austrian {adj} (related to Austria) :: Oostenrijks
Austrian {n} (Austrian person) :: Oostenrijker {m}, Oostenrijkse {f}
autarchy {n} (autocratic government) SEE: autocracy ::
autarky {n} (state of personal self-sufficiency) :: gesloten staatshuishouding, autarkie
authenticate {v} (To prove authentic) :: authentiseren
authenticate {v} (To render authentic) :: authentiseren
authentication {n} (proof of the identity of a user logging on to some network) :: authenticatie
author {n} (originator or creator of a work) :: auteur {m}, schrijver {m} [especially literary], schrijfster {f} [especially literary]
author {n} (writer) SEE: writer ::
authority {n} (person accepted as a source of reliable information on a subject) :: autoriteit {f}
authority {n} (persons in command; specifically, government) :: autoriteit {f}, [usually plural] autoriteiten {f-p}, gezag {n}
authority {n} (power to enforce rules or give orders) :: bevoegdheid {f}, gezag {n}
authorization {n} (act of authorizing) :: machtiging {f}, volmacht {f}, vergunning {f}, authorisatie {f}
authorization {n} (formal sanction, permission or warrant) :: machtiging {f}, volmacht {f}
authorization {n} (power or right to give orders) :: volmacht {f}, vergunning {f}, authorisatie {f}
authorize {v} :: machtigen, vergunnen, authoriseren
authorship {n} (quality or state of being an author) :: schrijverschap {n}
autism {n} (neurological disorder) :: autisme {n}
autobiographic {adj} (autobiographical) SEE: autobiographical ::
autochthonous {adj} (native to the place where found) :: autochtoon
autocracy {n} (form of government) :: autocratie
autocrat {n} (ruler with absolute power) :: autocraat {m}
autograph {n} (signature) :: handtekening
automagical {adj} (automatic, but with an apparent element of magic) :: automagisch
automated teller machine {n} (banking) :: giromaat {f}
automatic {adj} (acting without conscious thought) :: automatisch, gedachtenloos, mechanisch
automatic {adj} (capable of operating without external control) :: automatisch
automatic {adj} (describing a firearm which fires continuously) :: automatisch
automatic {n} (A car with automatic transmission) :: automaat {m}
automatically {adv} (In an automatic manner) :: automatisch
automatic teller machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
automation {n} (converting the controlling of a machine to an automatic system) :: automatisering
automatize {v} (automate) SEE: automate ::
automaton {n} (machine or robot designed to follow a precise sequence of instructions) :: automaat {m}
automorphic number {n} (number whose square ends in itself) :: automorf getal {n}
autonomous {adj} (self-governing) :: autonoom
autonomy {n} (self-government) :: autonomie {f}
autopsy {n} (a dissection performed on a cadaver) :: autopsie {f}
autopsy {v} (perform an autopsy) :: een autopsie uitvoeren
autoteller {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
autumn {n} (season) :: herfst {m}, najaar {n}
autumn equinox {n} (autumnal equinox) SEE: autumnal equinox ::
Auvergne {prop} (region of France) :: auvergne
auxiliary {adj} (held in reserve for exceptional circumstances) :: reserve- [prefix]
auxiliary {adj} (helping; giving assistance or support) :: helpend, ondersteunend, hulp- [prefix]
auxiliary {adj} (of a ship, having both sails and an engine) :: met hulpmotor
auxiliary {adj} (relating to an auxiliary verb) :: hulp- [prefix]
auxiliary {adj} (supplementary or subsidiary) :: extra, bijkomend, ondersteunend, hulp- [prefix]
auxiliary {n} (auxiliary verb) :: hulpwerkwoord
auxiliary {n} (sailing vessel equipped with an engine) :: zeilboot met hulpmotor
auxiliary verb {n} (a helping verb) :: hulpwerkwoord {n}
availability {n} (that which is available) :: beschikbaarheid {f}
availability {n} (the quality of being available) :: beschikbaarheid {f}, voorhanden zijn {n},
available {adj} (capable of being used) :: beschikbaar
available {adj} (readily obtainable) :: beschikbaar
avalanche {n} (fall of earth, rocks, etc.) :: lawine {f}
avalanche {n} (large sliding mass of snow and ice) :: lawine {f}
avantgardistic {adj} (innovative, pioneering) SEE: avant-garde ::
avant-guard {n} (advanced body of an army) :: voorhoede
avant-guard {n} (new and (usually) experimental) :: voorhoede
Avar {n} (person) :: Avaar {m}, Avaarse {f}
Avar {prop} (language) :: Avaars {n}
avarice {n} (excessive or inordinate desire of gain) :: hebberigheid {f}, hebzucht {m} {f}, inhaligheid
avaricious {adj} (actuated by avarice) :: inhalig, avaricieus
avatar {n} (A digital representation of a person or being) :: avatar {c}, [informal] ava {c}
avens {n} (plant of Geum) :: nagelkruid {n}
Aventine {prop} (Aventine Hill) SEE: Aventine Hill ::
avenue {n} (broad street) :: weg, laan
avenue {n} (principal approach to a house withdrawn from the road) :: laan
average {adj} (constituting or relating to the average) :: gemiddelde
average {n} (arithmetic mean) :: gemiddelde {n}
Avernus {prop} (underworld) SEE: underworld ::
aversion {n} (fixed dislike) :: afkeer
avian flu {n} (avian influenza) SEE: avian influenza ::
aviation {n} (art or science of flying) :: luchtvaart {f}
avid {adj} (enthusiastic; passionate) :: gretig
avocado {n} (fruit) :: avocado {m}
avocado {n} (tree) :: avocadoboom {m}
avocation {n} (that which calls one away from one's regular employment or vocation) :: afleiding
avocet {n} (bird) :: kluut {m}
avoid {v} (to keep away from) :: vermijden
avoidable {adj} (capable of being avoided, shunned, or escaped) :: voorkoombaar, vermijdbaar
avoidable {adj} (capable of being vacated; liable to be annulled or made invalid; voidable) :: leegbaar
avoidance {n} (The act of avoiding or shunning) :: vermijden {n}
Avraham {prop} (given name) SEE: Abraham ::
avuncular {adj} (in the manner of an uncle) :: vaderlijk
avuncular {adj} (kind, genial, benevolent or tolerant) :: vriendelijk, welwillend, verdraagzaam
await {v} (intransitive, to stay in waiting) :: wachten op
await {v} (intransitive: to wait on) :: wachten op
await {v} (transitive: to be in store for) :: klaarliggen, liggen te wachten
await {v} (transitive: to expect) :: verwachten
await {v} (transitive: to wait for) :: verwachten, wachten op, afwachten
await {v} (transitive: to wait on, to serve) :: bedienen, dienen
awake {adj} (conscious) :: wakker, ontwaakt
awake {v} (to cause someone to stop sleeping) :: wekken
awake {v} (to gain consciousness) :: ontwaken
awaken {v} (intransitive: to stop sleeping) :: zich opwekken, wakker worden
awaken {v} (transitive: to cause to become awake) :: wekken, wakker maken
aware {adj} (having knowledge of something) :: op de hoogte zijn
aware {adj} (vigilant, on one's guard) :: waakzaam, op zijn hoede
awareness {n} (the state of consciousness) :: besef, bewustzijn
awash {adj} (washed by the waves or tide) :: blank, overspoeld
awayday {n} (meeting away from the office) :: heidag {c}
away side {n} (away side) SEE: visiting team ::
away team {n} (visiting team) SEE: visiting team ::
awesome {adj} (causing awe or terror) :: angstaanjagend, beangstigend
awesome {adj} (excellent, exciting) :: indrukwekkend
awestricken {adj} (awestruck) SEE: awestruck ::
awful {adj} (terror-stricken) SEE: terrorstricken ::
awful {adj} :: vreselijk
awfully {adv} (badly) SEE: badly ::
awfully {adv} (fearfully) SEE: fearfully ::
awfully {adv} (reverently) SEE: reverently ::
awfully {adv} (very) SEE: very (adverb) ::
awkward {adj} (lacking dexterity in the use of the hands) :: onhandig
awkward {adj} (not easily managed or effected; embarrassing) :: ongemakkelijk, genant
awkwardness {n} (the state or quality of being awkward) :: onbeholpenheid {f}, onhandigheid {f}
awl {n} (a pointed instrument) :: els {m}
awning {n} (a rooflike cover) :: luifel
awning {n} (that part of the poop deck which is continued forward beyond the bulkhead of the cabin) :: luifel
axe {n} (tool) :: bijl, hakbijl
axe {n} (weapon) :: bijl, strijdbijl
axial plane {n} (transverse plane) SEE: transverse plane ::
axilla {n} (armpit) :: axilla, oksel
axiological {adj} (Of or relating to value theory) :: axiologisch
axiom {n} (philosophy: supposed self‐evident or necessary truth) :: axioma {n}
axiomatic {adj} (evident without proof or argument) :: vanzelfsprekend
axiom of choice {n} (axiom of choice) :: keuzeaxioma
axis {n} (basis of space or part of graph) :: as
axis {n} (geometry: imaginary line) :: as
axis {n} (second cervical vertebra) :: draaier {m}
Axis {prop} (Axis Powers) SEE: Axis Powers ::
axis of evil {n} (states sponsoring terrorism and seeking weapons of mass destruction) :: as van het kwaad
axis of symmetry {n} (a line about which a geometric figure is symmetric) :: symmetrieas
Axis Powers {prop} (the fascist alliance) :: as
axolotl {n} (amphibian of the salamander tribe) :: axolotl {m}
axon {n} (a nerve fibre) :: axon {n}
ayatollah {n} (a religious leader) :: ayatollah {m}
aye-aye {n} (nocturnal quadruped) :: vingerdier
Ayers Rock {prop} (giant rock in Australia) :: Uluru
Aylmer {prop} (male given name) :: Adelmar
Aymara {prop} (indigenous people of South America) :: Aymara {p}
Aymara {prop} (language of South America) :: Aymara {n}
Ayyavazhi {prop} (religion) :: Ayyavazhi
azalea {n} (plant) :: azalea
Azerbaijan {prop} (country in Eastern Europe) :: Azerbeidzjan
Azerbaijani {prop} (language of Azerbaijan) SEE: Azeri ::
Azerbaijani Turkic {prop} (Azeri) SEE: Azeri ::
Azeri Turkic {prop} (Azeri) SEE: Azeri ::
Azores {prop} (an archipelago and an autonomous region) :: azoren
Azrael {prop} (angel of death) :: Azraël {m}
azure {adj} (heraldry: of blue colour on a coat of arms) :: azuur (blauw)
azure {adj} (sky-blue coloured) :: azuurblauw
azure {n} (blue colour on a coat of arms) :: azuur
azure {n} (colour of the sky) :: azuurblauw {n}, hemelsblauw {n}
azure {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli ::
Åland {prop} (Autonomous province of Finland) :: Åland
Æsir {prop} (the principal Norse gods) :: asen {p}
baa {v} (to make the cry of sheep) :: blaten
Baba Yaga {prop} (hag who flies through the air in a mortar) :: Baba Jaga {f}
babble {n} (inarticulate speech) :: brabbelen, murmelen
babble {v} (to make a continuous murmuring noise, as shallow water running over stones.) :: kabbelen
babble {v} (to talk much) :: kletsen, babbelen
babble {v} (to utter words indistinctly) :: brabbelen
babby {n} (baby) SEE: baby ::
babe {n} (attractive person) :: stuk {f}
babe {n} (baby or infant) SEE: baby ::
babe {n} (darling) SEE: baby ::
babehood {n} (babyhood) SEE: babyhood ::
babi panggang {n} (Indonesian dish) :: babi pangang {m}
baboon {n} (primate) :: baviaan {m}
babushka {n} (matryoshka) SEE: Russian doll ::
baby {adj} (of a child) :: baby {m} {f}
baby {n} (form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive) :: stuk {f}, schatje {f}, liefje {f}
baby {n} (immature or infantile person) :: baby {m}, kleuter {m}
baby {n} (lastborn of a family) :: benjamin {m}
baby {n} (pet project) :: kindje {n}
baby {n} (term of endearment) :: schatje {n}, liefje {n}, lieverd {m} {f}
baby {n} (very young human being) :: baby {m}, zuigeling {m}, geborene {m} {f}, pasgeborene {m} {f}, nieuwgeborene {m} {f}, boreling {m}, wiegenkind {n}
baby {n} (young animal) :: jong {f}, kleintje {m} {f}
baby boom {n} (any increase in the birth rate) :: geboortegolf
baby boom {n} (post-World War II baby boom (1946 to 1964) :: Babyboom
baby boomer {n} (those born after Second World War) :: babyboomer
baby bottle {n} (bottle with a teat) :: fles {f}
baby buggy {n} (a wheeled chair for the transport of a baby) :: buggy {m}
baby carriage {n} (pram) SEE: pram ::
Babylon {prop} (capital of Babylonia) :: Babylon, Babel
Babylonia {prop} (ancient region and empire of southern Mesopotamia) :: Babylonië {n}, Babylonische Rijk {n}
Babylonian {adj} (of or pertaining to the city of Babylon) :: Babylonisch
baby massage {n} (massage therapy for infants) SEE: infant massage ::
baby monitor {n} (Intercom system) :: babyfoon
baby seat {n} (child safety seat) SEE: child safety seat ::
babysit {v} (To watch or attend anything or anyone unnecessarily closely) :: nauwgelet begeleiden
babysit {v} (To watch or tend someone else's child for a period of time, often for money) :: babysitten, kinderen passen
babysitter {n} (baby or child caretaker) :: babyoppas; kinderoppas; oppas; wiegewacht
baby tooth {n} (tooth which will be replaced) SEE: milk tooth ::
baccarat {n} (card game) :: baccarat
Bach {prop} (German composer) :: Bach
bachelor {n} (unmarried man) :: vrijgezel {m}
bachelordom {n} (bachelorhood) SEE: bachelorhood ::
bachelor party {n} (party) :: vrijgezellenfeest
bachelors' button {n} (plant and button) SEE: bachelor's button ::
bachelorship {n} (bachelorhood) SEE: bachelorhood ::
back {adj} (far from the main area) :: achteraf
back {adj} (near the rear) :: achter
back {adj} (not current) :: oud
back {adv} (in a manner that impedes) :: tegen
back {adv} (to or in a previous condition or place) :: terug
back {n} (a position behind most players on the team) :: verdediger {m} {f}, achterhoedespeler {m} {f}
back {n} (that which is farthest away from the front) :: achterkant, achter
back {n} (the part of something that goes last) :: achterkant
back {n} (the rear of body) :: rug {m}
back {n} (the reverse side) :: achterkant {m}, achter
back {v} (to go in the reverse direction) :: achteruit gaan, achteruit rijden
back {v} (to support) :: steunen
backache {n} (any pain or ache in the back, see also: lumbago) :: rugpijn
backbone {n} (any fundamental support, structure, or infrastructure) :: ruggengraat {m}
backbone {n} (series of vertebrae that encloses the spinal cord) :: ruggengraat {m}
backchat {n} (backtalk) SEE: backtalk ::
backchat {v} (backtalk) SEE: backtalk ::
back door {n} :: achterdeur {f} {m}
backdoor {n} (backdoor (all definitions) SEE: back door ::
backfire {v} (fail) :: falen
backgammon {n} (board game) :: backgammon {n}
backhand {n} (handwriting) :: linkshellend handschrift
backhand {n} (stroke in tennis) :: backhand
backlash {n} (jarring motion in badly fitting machinery) :: speling
backlash {n} (mechanical: distance of free movement between connected parts) :: speling
backlash {n} (sudden backward motion) :: tegenstroom, verzet
backlash {n} (violent or abrubt reaction) :: tegenstroom, verzet
backlog {n} (an accumulation or buildup) :: achterstand {m}
back out {v} (to withdraw from something one has promised to do) :: zich terugtrekken {n}
backpack {n} (worn on a person's back, e.g., for hiking) :: rugzak {m}
backpacker {n} (a traveler) :: rugzakreiziger {m}, backpacker {m}
backpackers {n} (hostel) SEE: hostel ::
back page {n} (final page) SEE: back cover ::
back seat {n} (seat) :: achterbank {f}
backslash {n} (punctuation mark) :: backslash {m}, terugschrap {m}, omgekeerde schuine streep {f}, schuine streep naar links {f}, schuine streep naar achter {f}, terugstreep {f}
backstage {n} (the area behind the stage) :: achterplan {n}
backstroke {n} (a swimming stroke swum on one's back) :: rugslag {m}
backstroker {n} (swimmer who swims the backstroke) :: rugslagzwemmer {m}
backswimmer {n} (aquatic insect) :: bootsmannetje {n}
backtalk {n} (verbal impudence or argument) :: tegenspraak
backtalk {v} (disputatively or sarcastically respond) :: tegenspreken
back to the drawing board {adv} (back to the beginning) :: terug bij af
back up {v} (To move a vehicle backwards) :: achteruitrijden
back up {v} (To move backwards, especially for a vehicle to do so) :: teruggaan
backup {adj} (intended as backup) :: reserve
backup {adj} (standby, reserve or extra) :: reserve
backup {n} (copy of file or record) :: backup, reservekopie
backup {n} (reserve) :: reserve
backward {adj} (of the direction reverse of normal) :: achteruit
backward {adj} (of the direction towards the back) :: achteruit
backwards {adv} (toward the back) :: achterwaarts
bacon {n} (cut of meat) :: bacon {m}
bacteria {n} (bacteria) :: bacteriën
bacterial {adj} (of or caused by bacteria) :: bacterieel
bacteriological {adj} (of or pertaining to bacteriology) :: bacteriologisch
bacteriology {n} (scientific study of bacteria) :: bacteriologie {f}
bacterium {n} (single celled organism with no nucleus or organelles) :: bacterie {f}
bad {adj} (evil, wicked) :: slecht, kwaad
bad {adj} (not good) :: slecht
bad {adj} (not suitable or fitting) :: ongepast
bad {adj} (seemingly non-appropriate, in manners) :: ongepast, ongemanierd, verkeerd
bad {adj} (spoilt, rotten, overripe) SEE: spoilt ::
bad {adj} (tricky; stressful; unpleasant) :: onaangenaam, naar
bad {adv} (badly) SEE: badly ::
baddie {n} (a person of bad character in a work of fiction) :: slechterik {m}
Baden-Württemberg {prop} (state of Germany) :: Baden-Württemberg
badger {n} (mammal) :: das {m}
badger {n} (native or resident of Wisconsin) SEE: Wisconsinite ::
badger {v} (fart) SEE: fart ::
badger {v} (pester) :: lastigvallen, plagen
bad luck {n} (misfortune) :: pech {m}, ongeluk {n}
badmouth {v} (to criticize or malign, especially unfairly or spitefully) :: kwaadspreken
bad news {n} (irritating person) :: slecht nieuws
bad news {n} (news of unpleasant, unfortunate or sad events) :: slecht nieuws {n}, jobstijding {c}, onheilsbericht {n}, onheilsmare, onheilstijding {c}
bad trip {n} (psychedelic crisis) :: bad trip
badware {n} (malware) SEE: malware ::
baffle {n} (regulating device) :: schot
baffled {adj} (thoroughly confused, puzzled) :: [idiomatic] met stomheid geslagen, perplex
bag {n} (backpack) SEE: backpack ::
bag {n} (flexible container) :: zak {m}, tas {f}
bag {n} (suitcase) SEE: suitcase ::
bag {v} (to put into a bag) :: verpakken, inpakken, in een zak stoppen, in een zak steken (may be Belgian)
bagatelle {n} (trifle) :: kleinigheid, onbenulligheid
bagboy {n} (person employed to put clients' purchases in bags) :: inpakker {m}
bagel {n} (toroidal bread roll) :: ongezuurde broodje {n}, bagel
baggage {n} (luggage) :: bagage {f}
baggage cart {n} (luggage cart) SEE: luggage cart ::
baggie {n} (a small bag) :: boterhamzakje
Baghdad {prop} (city) :: Bagdad
Baghdadian {adj} (Baghdadi) SEE: Baghdadi ::
Baghdadian {n} (Baghdadi) SEE: Baghdadi ::
bag lady {n} (homeless woman) :: zwerfster {f}
baglady {n} (bag lady) SEE: bag lady ::
bagpipe {n} (bagpipes) SEE: bagpipes ::
bagpipes {n} (musical wind instrument) :: doedelzak {m}
Bahamas {prop} (country in the Caribbean) :: Bahama's {p}
Bahrain {prop} (Country in the Middle East) :: Bahrein
bail {n} (security) :: borgtocht {m}
bailiff {n} (legal officer to whom some degree of authority, care or jurisdiction is committed) :: baljuw {m}, drost {m}, drossaard {m}, amman {m}, meier {m}, schout {m}, gerechtsdeurwaarder {m}
bailiff {n} (steward or overseer of an estate) :: meier {m}
bailiwick {n} (precincts within a bailiff has jurisdiction) :: meierij {f}
bait {n} (substance used in catching fish) :: aas {n}, lokaas {n}
bait {v} (to attract with bait) :: lokken, aantrekken
baize {n} (woollen cloth used for covering card tables etc.) :: laken {n}
Bajan {adj} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian ::
Bajan {prop} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian ::
Bajocian {prop} :: Bajocien
bake {v} (to become baked) :: bakken
bake {v} (to be hot) :: bakken
bake {v} (to cook in an oven) :: bakken
bake {v} (to dry by heat) :: bakken
baker {n} (person who bakes and sells bread, etc) :: bakker {m}
bakery {n} (a shop in which bread and such is baked and sold) :: bakkerij {f}
baking powder {n} (a dry leavening agent used in baking) :: bakpoeder {n}
baklava {n} (sweet pastry) :: baklava
bakmi {n} (type of noodle or dish) :: bami {m}
b'ak'tun {n} (Maya calendar period of 144000 days) :: baktun
Baku {prop} (the capital of Azerbaijan) :: Bakoe
balaclava {n} (headgear) :: bivakmuts
balalaika {n} (Russian instrument) :: balalaika {f}
balance {n} (equilibrium) :: evenwicht {n}, balans {m}
balance {n} (list of credits and debits) :: balans {m}
balance {n} (scales) :: weegschaal {f}
balance {n} (support for both viewpoints) :: evenwicht {n}
balance beam {n} (gymnastics: narrow wooden rail) :: evenwichtsbalk
balanitis {n} (inflammation of penis) :: balanitis
balaphone {n} (balafon) SEE: balafon ::
balconette bra {n} (balcony bra) SEE: balcony bra ::
balcony {n} (structure extending from a building) :: balkon {n}
bald {adj} (having no hair) :: kaal
bald {adj} (of tyre) whose surface is worn away) :: kaal, afgesleten
balderdash {n} (nonsense) :: gebazel {n}
balding {adj} (becoming bald) :: kalen, kaal worden
baldness {n} (The state of being bald) :: kaalheid {f}
Baldrs draumar {prop} (eleventh book of the Poetic Edda) :: Baldrs draumar
Baldwin {prop} (given name) :: Boudewijn
bale {v} (to remove water from a boat) SEE: bail ::
Balearic Islands {prop} (group of Mediterranean islands) :: de Balearen {p}
baleen {n} (plates in mouth of baleen whale) :: balein {f}
baleen whale {n} (whale of the Mysticeti suborder) :: baleinwalvis
baleful {adj} (ominous) :: onheilspellend , miserabel ; wanhopig
Bali {prop} (name of island) :: Bali
Balinesian {adj} (of Bali) :: balinees
Balkanian {adj} (Balkan) SEE: Balkan ::
Balkanize {v} (to break up) :: balkaniseren
ball {n} (ballistics: a solid nonexplosive missile) :: kogel {m}
ball {n} (formal dance) :: bal {n}
ball {n} (in plural - mildly vulgar slang - nonsense) :: ballen {m-p}, kloten {m-p}
ball {n} (in plural — slang — courage) :: kloten aan z’n lijf {m-p}
ball {n} (object, generally spherical, used for playing games) :: bal {m}, kloot {m}
ball {n} (quantity of string, thread, etc., wound into a spherical shape) :: bolletje {n}, bolleke {n} [Flanders], kluwen {n}
ball {n} (solid or hollow sphere) :: bol {m}
ball {n} (testicle) :: bal {m}, kloot {m}
ballast {n} (electronics) :: ballast {m}
ballast {n} (heavy material placed in the hold of a vessel) :: ballast {m}
ballast {n} (material laid to form a bed for a road) :: bedding {f}, ballastbed {n}
ball bearing {n} (bearing assembly with spherical balls) :: kogellager {n}
ball boy {n} (A male person responsible for retrieving balls) :: ballenjongen {m}
ballet {n} (classical form of dance) :: ballet
ballet dancer {n} (a person who dances in ballets) :: balletdanser {m}, ballerina {f}, balletdanseres {f}
ball game {n} (game played with a ball) :: balspel {n}
ball girl {n} (one who clears balls) :: ballenmeisje {n}
ballistic missile {n} (missile) :: ballistische raket
ballistic vest {n} (bulletproof vest) SEE: bulletproof vest ::
ball lightning {n} (a short-lived, glowing ball sometimes observed to float in the air) :: bolbliksem
balloon {n} (child’s toy) :: ballon {m}
balloon {n} (inflatable object to transport people through the air) :: luchtballon {m}
balloon {n} (speech bubble) SEE: speech bubble ::
balloonfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish ::
balloonist {n} (a person who flies in a (hot-air) balloon, balloons) :: ballonvaarder
ballot {v} (to vote) :: stemmen
ball pen {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen ::
ballpoint pen {n} (pen) :: balpen {f}
balls {n} (bravery) :: ballen, kloten
balls {n} (follow the translations in the entry “ball”) SEE: ball ::
ballsack {n} (scrotum) :: balzak {m}
balls-up {n} ( or maybe cock up) SEE: or maybe cock up ::
balm {n} (figurative: something soothing) SEE: balsam ::
balm {n} (plant or tree yielding such substance) SEE: balsam ::
balm {n} (soothing lotion) SEE: balsam ::
balm {n} (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants) SEE: balsam ::
Balochistan {prop} (province of Pakistan) :: Beloetsjistan
baloney {n} (nonsense) :: onzin {m}, nonsens {m}
balsam {n} (balsam fir) SEE: balsam fir ::
balsam {n} (figurative: something soothing) :: balsem
balsam {n} (flowering plant of the genus Impatiens) :: balsemien {m}, springzaad {n}
balsam {n} (plant or tree yielding such substance) :: balsemboom
balsam {n} (soothing ointment) :: balsem {m}
balsam {n} (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants) :: balsem
balsam {n} (turpentine from the resin of balsam fir) SEE: Canada balsam ::
Baltic {prop} (Baltic Sea) SEE: Baltic Sea ::
Baltic herring {n} (Clupea harengus membras) :: oostzeeharing, baltische haring, stromeling
Baltic Sea {prop} (a sea) :: Baltische zee {f}, Oostzee {f}
Balto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Balto-Slavic language) SEE: Proto-Balto-Slavic ::
balustrade {n} (row of balusters) :: balustrade
Bambara {prop} (language) :: Bambara {n}
bamboo {adj} (made of bamboo) :: bamboe-
bamboo {n} (plant) :: bamboe {n}
bamboo {n} (wood) :: bamboe {n}
banal {adj} (common) :: banaal
banana {n} (colour) :: bananengeel {n}
banana {n} (fruit) :: banaan {f}
banana {n} (plant) :: bananenplant {m}
banana peel {n} (outermost layer of the banana) :: bananenschil {f}
banana republic {n} (small country dependent on a single export commodity with a corrupt dictatorial government) :: bananenrepubliek {m}
banana skin {n} (banana skin) SEE: banana peel ::
banana split {n} (A dessert containing a banana cut in half) :: banana split
band {n} (group of energy levels in a solid state material) :: band {m}
band {n} (group of musicians) :: band {m}
band {n} (group of people loosely united for a common purpose) :: bende
band {n} (part of radio spectrum) :: band {m}
band {n} (strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached) :: band {m}
band {n} (strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together) :: band {m}
band {v} (intransitive) to group together for a common purpose) :: zich verenigen
bandage {n} (medical binding) :: verband {n}
band-aid {n} (adhesive bandage) :: pleister
band-aid {v} (to apply an adhesive bandage) :: pleister plakken
bandeaux {n} (a bandeau) SEE: bandeau ::
banded anteater {n} (numbat) SEE: numbat ::
bandleader {n} (musician who leads a band of musicians) :: bandleider {m}
bandsaw {n} (a saw whose blade is a continuous band) :: lintzaag
band-tailed antshrike {n} (bird) :: bandstaart-mierklauwier
bandwidth {n} (measure of data flow rate in digital networks) :: bandbreedte {c}
bandwidth {n} (width of a frequency band) :: bandbreedte {f}
bandy {n} (winter sport played on ice) :: bandy {n}
bane {n} (killer) SEE: killer ::
bane {n} (source of harm or ruin; affliction) :: verderf {n}
bane {v} (to be the bane of) :: verderven, ruïneren
bane {v} (to (kill by) poison) SEE: poison ::
bang {n} (An explosion) :: knal {m}, klap, explosie
bang {n} (A strike upon an object causing such a noise) :: klap, slag
bang {n} (A sudden percussive noise) :: knal {m}, klap
bang {n} (bangs) SEE: bangs ::
bang {n} (The symbol !) :: uitroepteken
banger {n} (sausage) :: worstje {n}
Bangkok {prop} (the capital of Thailand) :: Bangkok
Bangla {prop} (Bengali) SEE: Bengali ::
Bangladesh {prop} (country) :: Bangladesh
bangs {n} (hair that hangs down over the forehead) :: pony {m}, froefroe {m}
banister {n} (the handrail on the side of a staircase) :: baluster, leuning
banjo {n} (a musical instrument) :: banjo {m}
bank {n} (branch office of such an institution) :: bank {f}
bank {n} (edge of river or lake) :: oever {m}
bank {n} (institution) :: bank {f}
bank {n} (storage for important goods) :: -bank {f}
bankable {adj} (reliable) SEE: reliable ::
bank account {n} (fund deposited by a customer for safekeeping in a bank) :: bankrekening {f}
bank account {n} (statement summarizing credit and debit transactions with the account) :: rekeninguittreksel {n}
bank cheque {n} (cheque which is payable by a bank) :: bankcheque {m}
banker {n} (one who conducts the business of banking) :: bankier {m}
bank holiday {n} (a weekday granted to workers as a national holiday) :: wettelijke feestdag {m}
bank machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
banknote {n} (paper currency) :: bankbiljet {n}, biljet {n}
bankroll {n} (.A roll of banknotes.) :: een rol bankbiljetten
bankroll {n} (The monetary assets of a person or organization.) :: fonds,budget
bankroll {v} (to fund a project) :: financieren
bankrupt {adj} (having been legally declared insolvent) :: bankroet, in faling, failliet
bankruptcy {n} (legally declared or recognized condition of insolvency) :: bankroet {n}, failliet {n}, faling {f}, surseance van betaling {m} {f}
banner {n} (flag) :: vlag {n}, banier {n}, dundoek
banner {n} (principal standard of a knight) :: standaard {n}
banneret {n} (nobleman) :: baanderheer {m}
bannerette {n} (banneret) SEE: banneret ::
bannister {n} (the handrail on the side of a staircase) :: leuning {f}
banquet {n} (a large celebratory meal; a feast) :: banket {n}, feestmaal {n}, feestdis {m}
banshee {n} (in Irish folklore, a female spirit) :: banshee {f}
banter {n} (good humoured conversation) :: geplaag , scherts , badinage
banter {v} (to engage in banter) :: schertsen
banter {v} (to tease mildly) :: plagen
Bantu {prop} (language family) :: Bantoe
banya {n} (a Russian steam bath) :: banja
baptise {v} (baptize) SEE: baptize ::
baptism {n} (Christian sacrament with water) :: doop {m}
baptismal font {n} (a church article) :: doopvont
baptismal name {n} (name given at christening) :: doopnaam {m}
Baptist {adj} (of the Baptist religious denomination) :: baptistisch
baptize {v} (To sprinkle or pour water over, or to immerse in water) :: dopen
bar {n} (business licensed to sell intoxicating beverages) :: bar {m}, café {n}, taveerne {m}
bar {n} (closet containing alcoholic beverages in a private house or a hotel room) :: bar {m}
bar {n} (collective term for lawyers) :: advocatuur, balie
bar {n} (counter of such a premises) :: bar {m}, toog {m}, tapkast {f}
bar {n} (cuboid piece of any commodity) :: blok {n}, stuk {n}, reep {f} (chocolate)
bar {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries) SEE: fess ::
bar {n} (long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder) :: blok {n}
bar {n} (metallurgy: solid object of round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular section) :: staaf {f}, baar {f}, stang {m}
bar {n} (music: section of a staff) :: maat {m}
bar {n} (music: vertical line across a staff) :: maatstreep {f}
bar {n} (nautical: sand formation) :: zandbank {f}
bar {n} (official order prohibiting some activity) :: verbod {n}, ban
bar {n} (profession of lawyers) :: advocatuur, orde van advocaten {f}
bar {n} (soccer: crossbar) SEE: crossbar ::
bar {n} (solid object with uniform cross-section) :: stang {m}, staaf {f}, baar {f}, blok {n}
bar {n} (unit of pressure) :: bar
bar {prep} (with the exception of) SEE: except ::
bar {v} (to lock or bolt with a bar) :: blokkeren, barreren, vergrendelen, versperren
bar {v} (to obstruct the passage of) :: blokkeren, versperren
bar {v} (to prohibit) :: verbieden
barb {n} (beard or something that resembles a beard) SEE: beard ::
barb {n} (bit for a horse) SEE: bit ::
barb {n} (kingfish) SEE: kingfish ::
barb {n} (point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc) :: weerhaak
Barbados {prop} (country in the Caribbean) :: Barbados
barbarian {adj} (uncivilized) :: barbaars
barbarian {n} (a derogatory term for someone from a developing country) :: barbaar {m} {f}, primitieveling {m}, wilde {m} {f}
barbarian {n} (an uncivilized person) :: barbaar {m} {f}
barbarian {n} (a warrior associated with Sword and Sorcery stories) :: barbaar {m} {f}
barbariousness {n} (barbarousness) SEE: barbarousness ::
Barbary ape {n} (tailless monkey) SEE: Barbary macaque ::
barbary dove {n} (Streptopelia risoria) SEE: ringneck dove ::
Barbary lion {n} (Panthera leo leo) :: Berberleeuw, Atlasleeuw, Barabijse leeuw
Barbary macaque {n} (Macaca sylvanus) :: berberaap
barbecue {n} (cooking instrument) :: barbecue, grill
barbecue {v} (to grill) :: grillen, barbecueën, braaien
barbecue sauce {n} (type of sauce) :: barbecuesaus
barbed wire {n} (twisted strands of steel wire) :: prikkeldraad {m}
barbel {n} (fish) :: barbeel {m}
barber {n} (person whose profession is cutting (usually male) customers' hair and beards) :: kapper {m}, haarkapper {m}, coiffeur {m} (Only in Flanders), barbier {m} (deprecated)
barber {v} (to cut the hair) :: haarknippen, haren knippen, scheren (to shave)
barber shop {n} (business) :: kapsalon {m}
Barbie {prop} (diminutive of Barbara) :: Babs, Babbe
barbiturate {n} :: barbituraat {n}
Barcelona {prop} (capital of Catalonia) :: Barcelona {n}
Barcelonan {adj} (from Barcelona) SEE: Barcelonian ::
Barcelonan {n} (someone from Barcelona) SEE: Barcelonian ::
Barcelonian {adj} (from Barcelona) :: Barcelonees
Barcelonian {n} (someone from Barcelona) :: Barcelonees {m}, Barcelonese {f}
bar chart {n} (graph in the form of boxes of different heights) :: staafdiagram {n}
barcode {n} (set of machine-readable parallel bars) :: streepjescode {f}, barcode {f}
bar-crested antshrike {n} (a passerine bird of the antbird family) :: streepkuif-mierklauwier
bare {adj} (having no decoration) :: kaal
bare {adj} (naked, uncovered) :: bloot
bare {adv} (barely) SEE: barely ::
barefoot {adj} (wearing nothing on the feet) :: barrevoets, blootsvoets [as adverb only]
barefoot {adv} (wearing nothing on the feet) :: barrevoets, blootsvoets, op blote voeten
barely {adv} (by a small margin) :: nauwelijks
barfly {n} (person who spends much time in a bar) :: tooghanger {m}
barge {n} (coastal trading vessel) :: aak {m}
barge {n} (flat-bottomed bulk carrier mainly for inland waters) :: duwbak
bari {n} (baritone saxophone) SEE: baritone saxophone ::
baritone {n} (male voice) :: bariton
baritone {n} (musical range) :: bariton
baritone horn {n} (baritone horn) SEE: baritone ::
barium {n} (chemical element) :: barium {n}
bark {n} (exterior covering of a tree) :: schors {f}, bast {f}
bark {n} (in medicine) SEE: Jesuit's bark ::
bark {n} (short, loud, explosive utterance) :: geblaf {n}
bark {n} (three-masted vessel, foremast and mainmast square-rigged, mizzenmast schooner-rigged) :: bark {f}
bark {v} (to abrade or rub off any outer covering from) :: schrapen
bark {v} (to girdle) SEE: girdle ::
bark {v} (to make a loud noise (dogs) :: blaffen
bark {v} (to speak sharply) :: blaffen
bark {v} (to strip the bark from, to peel) :: ontschorsen
barking dogs seldom bite {proverb} (people who make big threats never usually carry them out) :: blaffende honden bijten niet
barley {n} (Hordeum vulgare or its grains) :: gerst {m}
barley sugar {n} (sweet) :: zuurstok
barman {n} (bartender) SEE: bartender ::
Béarn {prop} (former viscounty) :: Béarn
barnacle {n} (barnacle goose) SEE: barnacle goose ::
barnacle {n} (marine crustacean) :: zeepok
barnacle goose {n} (Branta leucopsis) :: brandgans {c}
béarnaise sauce {n} (sauce resembling hollandaise, but sassier, using white wine) :: béarnaisesaus, béarnaise
barn owl {n} (An owl of the genus Tyto) :: kerkuil {m}
bar of chocolate {n} (slab of chocolate) :: chocoladereep {f}
baron {n} (male ruler of a barony) :: baron {m}
baroness {n} (female ruler of a barony) :: barones {f}
barony {n} (a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness) :: baronie {f}
Baroque {prop} (period in architecture) :: barok {f}
Baroque {prop} (period in art) :: barok {f}
Baroque {prop} (period in music) :: barok {f}
baroscope {n} (barometer) SEE: barometer ::
barotropic {adj} :: barotroop
barque {n} (archaic, any small sailing vessel) :: zeilbootje {m}, bark {m}, schuit {m}
barque {n} (poetic, any sailing vessel or boat) :: zeilboot {m}, schuit {m}
barque {n} (sailing vessel, all masts but sternmost square-rigged) :: zeilboot {m}, bark {m}
barquentine {n} (sailing vessel) :: Barkentijn
barrack {n} (a building for soldiers) :: kazerne {m}, barrak
barracks {n} (buildings used by military personnel) SEE: barrack ::
barrage {n} (concentrated discharge of projectile weapons) :: spervuur {n}
barrage {n} (heavy curtain of artillery fire) :: spervuur {n}
barrage {n} (overwhelming outburst of words) :: spervuur {n}
barred antshrike {n} (a passerine bird) :: gebandeerde mierklauwier
barrel {n} (round vessel made from staves bound with a hoop) :: ton, vat {n}
barrel organ {n} (pipe instrument with air controlled pins in a revolving barrel) :: draaiorgel
barrel vault {n} (architecture) :: tongewelf {n}
barren {adj} (unable to bear children; sterile) :: onvruchtbaar, steriel
barrier {n} (obstacle or impediment) :: barrière {c}
barrier {n} (structure that bars passage) :: barrière {c}
barring {prep} (excepting) :: behoudens
barrister {n} (lawyer with the right to speak as an advocate in higher lawcourts) :: advocaat {m}, advocate {f}
barrow {n} (castrated boar) :: barg {m}
barrow {n} (mound of earth and stones raised over a grave) :: grafheuvel {m}, tumulus {m}, grafterp {m}
barrow {n} (small vehicle used to carry a load and pulled or pushed by hand) :: kar {f}, steekkar {f}, duwkar {f}
bar-tailed godwit {n} (bar-tailed godwit) :: rosse grutto
bartender {n} (person who works in a bar) :: kastelein {c}
barter {n} (an equal exchange) :: ruil {m}, ruilhandel {m}
barter {v} (exchange goods or services without involving money) :: ruilen, ruilebuiten
Bartholomew {prop} (male given name) :: Bartolomeüs
Bartonian {prop} :: Bartonien
barycentre {n} (barycenter) SEE: barycenter ::
baryon {n} (heavy subatomic particle) :: baryon {n}
barytes {n} (barite) SEE: barite ::
basalt {n} (hard rock) :: basalt
bascule bridge {n} (type of movable bridge) :: basculebrug {m} {f}
base {n} (baseball: one of the three places that a runner can stand in safety) :: honk
base {n} (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid) :: base {f}
base {n} (foundation) :: basis {f}
base {n} (headquarters) :: basis {f}, hoofdkwartier {n}
base {n} (lower, horizontal line in a triangle or the horizontal plane of a 3D object) :: basis {f}
base {n} (permanent structure for housing a military) :: basis {f}, kazerne {f}
base {n} (starting point) :: basis {f}, vertrekpunt {n}
base {v} (have as its foundation or starting point) :: baseren, zich baseren op
baseball {n} (ball game) :: honkbal
baseboard {n} (panel or molding between floor and interior wall) SEE: skirting board ::
base class {n} :: basisklasse {f}
Basel {prop} (city in Switzerland) :: Bazel {n}
baseless {adj} (based on something that is not true) SEE: unfounded ::
basement {n} (floor below ground level) :: kelder {m}
bash {n} (an attack) :: neerslagen {n}
bash {n} (gala) :: gala bal {n}
bash {v} (collide) SEE: collide ::
bash {v} (to criticize) :: kritiseren
bash {v} (to strike) :: neerslagen
Basheer {prop} (Bashir) SEE: Bashir ::
bashful {adj} (inclined to avoid notice) :: verlegen, timide
Bashkir {prop} (language) :: Basjkiers {n}
Bashkiria {prop} (Bashkortostan) SEE: Bashkortostan ::
basic {adj} (chemistry: of a base) :: basisch
basic {adj} (elementary, simple, merely functional) :: elementair
basic {adj} (necessary, essential for life or some process) :: basis-, elementair
basic {n} (elementary building block) :: basis, basisonderdeel {n}
basic {n} (necessary commodity) :: basisonderdeel {n}, basisbehoefte {f}
basil {n} (herb) :: basilicum {m}, basilicumblaadjes {n}
basil {n} (plant) :: basilicum {m}, bazielkruid {n}, koningskruid {n}, basiliekruid {n}
basilean {n} (partisan of a king) SEE: royalist ::
basileolatry {n} (basileiolatry) SEE: basileiolatry ::
basilica {n} (Christian church building having a nave) :: basiliek {f}
basilisk {n} (snake-like dragon type) :: basilisk {m}, koningshagedis
basilisk {n} (type of lizard (genus Basiliscus) :: basilisk, boomhagedis
basilolatry {n} (basileiolatry) SEE: basileiolatry ::
basin {n} (area of water that drains into a river) :: stroomgebied {n}, bekken {n}
basin {n} (bowl for washing, often affixed to a wall) :: bassin {n}
basis {n} (linearly independent set of vectors) :: basis {f}
basis {n} (starting point for an argument) :: basis {f}
basis {n} (underlying condition) :: basis {f}
basis point {n} (one hundredth of one percentage point) :: basispunt {n}
bask {v} (to take great pleasure or satisfaction; to feel warm or happiness) :: (zich) koesteren (in), genieten (van), zijn hartje ophalen
basket {n} (basketball: act of putting the ball through the basket) :: gescoorde korf
basket {n} (basketball: hoop from which a net is suspended) :: korf {m}, ring {m}
basket {n} (container) :: mand {m}, korf {m}
basket {n} (notional place to store items before ordering them online) :: mandje {n}
basket {n} (wire or plastic container for carrying articles for purchase) SEE: shopping basket ::
basketball {n} (the ball used in the sport) :: basketbal {m}
basketball {n} (the sport) :: basketbal {n}
basket case {n} (one made powerless or ineffective, as by nerves, panic or stress) :: zenuwpees (nerves); (fig.) hopeloos geval ({n}.)
Basque {adj} (relative to the Basque people or their language) :: Baskisch
Basque {n} (member of a people) :: Bask {m}, Baskische {f}
Basque {prop} (language) :: Baskisch {n}
Basque Country {prop} (autonomous community within Spain) :: Baskenland
Basque Country {prop} (geographical region in Spain and France) :: Baskenland
Basque Country {prop} (the region where the Basque language is spoken) :: Baskenland
bass {n} (low spectrum of sound) :: bas {m} {f}
bass {n} (musical instrument) :: basgitaar {m} {f}, bas {m} {f}
bass {n} (perch) :: baars {m}
bass {n} (section of musical group) :: bas {m} {f}
bass {n} (singer) :: bas {m}
bass clef {n} (music symbol) :: bassleutel
basset horn {n} (alto instrument of the clarinet family) :: bassethoorn {m}
bass fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass ::
bass guitar {n} (stringed musical instrument) :: basgitaar, bas
bassoon {n} (musical instrument in the woodwind family) :: fagot {m}
bass viol {n} (musical instrument) SEE: double bass ::
bass violin {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass ::
bastard {adj} (of abnormal, irregular or otherwise inferior qualities (size, shape etc.) :: ondermaats, nep
bastard {adj} (of or like a bastard (bad person) :: gemeen, smerig, kloot-
bastard {adj} (of or like a bastard (illegitimate human descendant) :: onwettig, onecht, bastaard-
bastard {adj} (of or like a mongrel, bastardized creature/cross) :: bastaard-
bastard {adj} (spurious, lacking genuinity of authenticity) :: onecht, nep, vals, na(ge)maak(t)
bastard {interj} (exclamation of dismay) :: smeerlap!
bastard {n} (contemptible etc. person) :: bastaard {m}, hoerenjong {n}, klootzak {m}, rotzak {m}
bastard {n} (informal: child that does not know his father) :: bastaard {m}, buitenechtelijk kind {n}, onecht kind {n}, onwettig kind {n}
bastard {n} (informal: something extremely difficult or unpleasant) :: kreng {n}, rotding {n}
bastard {n} (intermediate-grade steel file) :: bastaardvijl {m}, voorvijl {m}
bastard {n} (longsword) SEE: longsword ::
bastard {n} (mongrel) :: mormel {n}, straathond
bastard {n} (person born to unmarried parents) :: bastaard {m}, buitenechtelijk kind {n}, onecht kind {n}, onwettig kind {n}
bastard {n} (variation that is not genuine) :: nep, vervalsing
bastardization {n} (degradation of a language) :: verbastering {f}
bastard sugar {n} (light brown sugar) :: basterdsuiker
bastille {n} (castle tower, or fortified building; small citadel or fortress) :: donjon {m}
bastille {n} (prison or jail) :: kerker
bat {n} (club) :: knuppel {m}, slaghout {n}
bat {n} (small flying mammal) :: vleermuis {f}
bat away {v} (to knock an object) :: wegslaan
batch {n} (quantity of anything produced in one operation) :: lot {n}
batch {n} (quantity of baked goods made at one time) :: lot {n}
bate {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate ::
bate {v} (simple past of beat) SEE: beat ::
bath {n} (act of bathing) :: bad {n}
bath {n} (room) :: badkamer {f}
bath {n} (tub) :: bad {n}, badkuip {m} {f}
bath-brush {n} (waterproof type of brush) :: badborstel {m}
bathe {v} (to sunbathe) SEE: sunbathe ::
bathing box {n} (beach hut) SEE: bathing hut ::
bathing cap {n} (cap worn by swimmers) SEE: swim cap ::
bathing suit {n} (tight fitting garment for swimming) SEE: swimsuit ::
bathing trunks {n} (pair of shorts or briefs) SEE: swimming trunks ::
Bathonian {prop} :: Bathonien
bathos {n} (An abrupt change in style ) :: plotse overgang
bathos {n} (Apparent hyperbole or praise marked by comic dilution or digression.) :: de hemel inprijzen
bathos {n} (Depth, bottom.) :: dieptepunt
bathos {n} (Overly sentimental and exaggerated pathos.) :: valse pathos
bathos {n} (Triteness; triviality; banality.) :: banaliteit
bathroom {n} (a room containing a bath where one can bathe) :: badkamer {f}
bathroom {n} (a room containing a toilet) :: toilet {n}
bathtub {n} (large container in which a person may bathe) :: badkuip
bathymeter {n} (bathometer) SEE: bathometer ::
bathyscaphe {n} (self-propelled deep-sea submersible) :: bathyscaaf
Batman {prop} (the bat-themed hero) :: Batman
baton {n} (sports: object transferred by relay runners) :: stokje {n}
Bats {prop} (a commune in France) :: Bats
batter {n} (beaten mixture of flour and liquid) :: beslag {n}
battering ram {n} (type of siege engine used to smash gates and walls) :: stormram {m}
battery {n} (array of similar things) :: batterij {f}
battery {n} (coordinated group of artillery) :: batterij {f}
battery {n} (crime of striking another) :: fysieke mishandeling {f}
battery {n} (device producing electricity) :: batterij {f}
battery {n} (set of cages for hens) :: legbatterij {f}
batting {n} (cotton for surgery) :: watten
battle {n} (general action, fight, or encounter; a combat) :: slag {m}, veldslag {m}, gevecht {n}
battle {n} (struggle; a contest; as, the battle of life) :: gevecht {n}, strijd {f}
battle {v} (intransitive) to join in battle; to contend in fight) :: strijden, vechten
battle {v} (transitive) to assail in battle; to fight) :: bestrijden, bevechten
battle axe {n} (ancient military weapon) :: strijdbijl {m}
battle axe {n} (electric guitar) SEE: electric guitar ::
battle cry {n} (Something the troops yell out when going to war or battle) :: strijdkreet
battlefield {n} (field of a land battle) :: slagveld {n}
battleground {n} (location) SEE: battlefield ::
battle of the sexes {n} (any competition between males and females) :: strijd der geslachten {m}
battleship {n} (guessing game) :: zeeslag
battleship {n} (warship) :: slagschip {n}
batty {adj} (mad, crazy, silly) :: mal
bauble {n} (small shiny spherical decoration, commonly put on Christmas trees) :: kerstbal {m}
Baumé {n} (Baumé scale) SEE: Baumé scale ::
Baumé scale {n} (liquids density scale) :: Baumé-schaal
bauxite {n} (ore) :: bauxiet {n}
Bavaria {prop} (state in Germany) :: Beieren {n}
Bavarian {prop} (a German dialect spoken in Bavaria) :: Beiers
bavarois {n} (pudding) :: bavarois {m}
bay {n} (body of water) :: baai {f}
bayard {adj} (reddish brown) :: voskleurig
bayard {n} (bay horse) :: vos {m}, vospaard {n}
bay cat {n} (Pardofelis badia) :: Borneogoudkat
bay leaf {n} (herb) :: laurier {n}
bayonet {n} (weapon) :: bajonet {f}
BC {initialism} (before Christ) :: v. Chr. (voor Christus)
béchamel sauce {n} (white sauce made with butter, flour and milk) :: bechamelsaus
be {v} (archaic) used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs) :: zijn
be {v} (elliptical form of “be here”, or similar) :: zijn
be {v} (exist) :: zijn, bestaan
be {v} (occupy a place) :: zijn, staan, zitten, liggen, wezen [informal]
be {v} (occur, take place) :: zijn, plaatsvinden
be {v} (used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it) :: zijn
be {v} (used to form the continuous forms of various tenses) :: zijn aan het + infinitive (or a simple tense without zijn when not stressing the continuousness of an action)
be {v} (used to form the passive voice) :: worden
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject and object are the same) :: zijn
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase) :: zijn
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominative) :: zijn
be {v} (used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same) :: gelijk zijn
be {v} (used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like) :: zijn
be able to {v} (have ability to) :: kunnen
beach {n} (sandy shore) :: strand {n}
beach {v} (run something aground on a beach) :: stranden
beach chair {n} (A chair for use on beaches) :: strandstoel {m}
beach hut {n} (building for changing into swimming clothes) SEE: bathing hut ::
beach volleyball {n} (sport) :: beachvolleybal {n}, strandvolleybal {n}
beacon {n} (high hill or similar) :: baken {n}
beacon {n} (signal fire) :: baken {n}, bakenvuur {n}
beacon {n} (signaling or guiding mark erected as guide to mariners) :: baken {n}
bead {n} (pierced small round object) :: parel {f}, korrel {m}
bead {n} (rosary ball) :: kraal
bead {n} (small drop of liquid) :: druppel
beadle {n} (a parish constable) :: kerkbaljuw {m}
bead tree {n} (Melia azedarach) :: Indische sering
beagle {n} (dog) :: beagle {m}
beagle {n} (snooping person) :: snuffelaar {m}, speurneus {m}
beak {n} (similar structure in an octopus) :: bek
beak {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle ::
beak {n} (structure projecting from a bird's face) :: snavel, bek
beaker {n} (drinking vessel without a handle) :: beker {m}
beaker {n} (flat-bottomed vessel) :: bekerglas {n}
beaker {n} (mug) :: beker {m}, [Netherlands] mok {f}, [Flanders] tas {f}
be all ears {v} (to listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate) :: eén en al oor zijn
beam {n} (connector of notes) :: balk
beam {n} (large piece of timber or iron) :: balk, [railroad] biels
beam {n} (pole of a carriage) :: dissel
beam {n} (principal horizontal beam in a building) :: balk
beam {n} (ray) :: bundel, straal
beam {v} (to smile broadly) :: stralen
bean {n} (guinea coin) SEE: guinea ::
bean {n} (seed) :: boon {f}
beanbag {n} (piece of furniture) :: zitzak {m}
bean curd {n} (tofu) SEE: tofu ::
bean goose {n} (Anser fabalis) :: rietgans {m}
bean sprout {n} (a sprout grown out of a bean) :: sproutje {n}
bean sprout {n} (the vegetarian food) :: taugé
bear {n} (animal resembling a bear) :: beer {m}
bear {n} (difficult problem) :: monster {n}
bear {n} (large hairy man) :: bear, beer {m}
bear {n} (large mammal of family Ursidae) :: beer {m}, berin {f}
bear {v} (be equipped with) :: dragen, uitgerust zijn met
bear {v} (be in a specific direction) :: gelegen zijn
bear {v} (carry) :: dragen, torsen
bear {v} (declare) :: afleggen
bear {v} (give birth to) :: baren
bear {v} (produce) :: dragen
bear {v} (put up with) :: verdragen, ondergaan
bearable {adj} (able to be borne) :: draaglijk
bearcat {n} (binturong) SEE: binturong ::
bear cub {n} (young bear) :: berenjong {n}, berenwelp {m}
beard {n} (facial hair) :: baard {m}
bearded {adj} (having a beard) :: bebaard
bearded vulture {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier ::
bearer {n} (domestic servant in India) :: koelie {m}
bearer {n} (one who bears) :: drager {m}
bearer {n} (possessor of a cheque, bond, etc.) :: toonder {m}
bearer {n} (someone who helps carry the coffin) :: drager {m}
bear garlic {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons ::
bearing {n} (mechanical device) :: lager
bearing {n} (nautical sense) :: peiling
bear in mind {v} (remember, consider) :: onthouden, rekening houden met
bear oneself {v} (behave and conduct oneself) SEE: carry oneself ::
bear with {v} (be patient with) :: geduld hebben, uithouden, verdragen
bear witness {v} (deliver testimony) :: (een) getuigenis afleggen, getuigen
bear witness {v} (prove, demonstrate) :: getuigen
beast {n} (non-human animal) :: beest {n}, wild dier, dier {n}
beast {n} (violent/antisocial person) :: beest {n}
beast of burden {n} (animal that carries or pulls heavy loads) :: lastdier {n}
beat {adj} (exhausted) :: afgemat, bekaf, uitgeput
beat {adj} (fabulous) :: mieters
beat {n} (interference between two tones of almost equal frequency ) :: zweving {f}
beat {n} (law enforcement: route of a patrol by a guard or officer) :: ronde {f}
beat {n} (pulse) SEE: pulse ::
beat {n} (rhythm) :: beat, ritme {n}, puls {f}
beat {v} (to hit, to knock, to pound, to strike) :: slaan, kloppen
beat {v} (to strike or pound repeatedly) :: kloppen
beat {v} (to whip) :: slaan
beat {v} (to win against) :: verslaan, overwinnen
beat a dead horse {v} (continue far beyond reason) SEE: flog a dead horse ::
beat around the bush {v} (to delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant) :: rond de pot draaien (“circle around the pot”), om de hete brei dansen
beat around the bush {v} (to treat a topic but omit its main points) :: rond de pot draaien (“circle around the pot”), om de hete brei dansen
beater {n} (a kitchen implement for mixing) :: klopper {m}
beater {n} (an automobile in poor operating condition) :: wrak {n}
beater {n} (in a hunting party, the group of men used to drive game towards the shooters) :: drijver {m}
beater {n} (stick to play a percussion instrument) :: trommelstok
beatified {adj} (declared that a deceased has entered heaven) :: zalig
beatitude {n} (supreme, utmost bliss and happiness) :: gelukzaligheid
Beatrice {prop} (female given name) :: Beatrijs, Beatrix
beat to a pulp {v} (beat up) :: tot moes slaan
beautician {n} (one who does hair styling, manicures, and other beauty treatments) :: schoonheidsspecialiste {f}, schoonheidsspecialist {m}
beautiful {adj} (of weather: pleasant, clear) :: mooi
beautiful {adj} (possessing charm and attractive) :: mooi, schoon
beautifully {adv} (In a beautiful manner) :: mooi
beauty {n} (beautiful female) :: schoonheid, schone {f}
beauty {n} (beautiful male) :: beauty, schoonheid, schone
beauty {n} (excellence) :: het mooie {n}
beauty {n} (quality of pleasing appearance) :: schoonheid {f}
beauty {n} (something particularly good or pleasing) :: juweeltje {n}, prachtexemplaar {n}
beauty contest {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant ::
beauty pageant {n} (competition on attractiveness) :: schoonheidswedstrijd
beauty salon {n} (beauty salon) SEE: beauty parlor ::
beauty spot {n} (birthmark) SEE: mole ::
beaver {n} (aquatic mammal) :: bever {m}
beazle {n} (bezel) SEE: bezel ::
be born {v} (to come into existence through birth) :: geboren worden
be called {v} (to have a specific name) :: heten
because {adv} (on account) :: omdat, dewijl, want, vermits, daar
because {conj} (by or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that) :: omdat, aangezien, daar [formal]
because of {prep} (on account of, by reason of, for the purpose of) :: wegens, vanwege
Bechuanaland {prop} (formal name for Botswana) :: Protectoraat Bechuanaland
beckon {v} (to wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer) :: wenken
become {v} (to begin to be) :: worden
bed {n} (area where a large number of shellfish is found) :: bank {f}
bed {n} (deposit of ore, coal etc.) :: ader {m}, laag {m}
bed {n} (flat surface or layer on which something else is to be placed) :: bed {n}, bedding {f}, bodem {m}, onderlaag {f}
bed {n} (garden plot) :: bed {n}, bloembed {n}, tuinbed {n}
bed {n} (piece of furniture) :: bed {n}, [archaic] sponde
bed {n} (prepared spot to spend the night in) :: bed {n}, slaapplaats {f}
bed {n} (shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear) SEE: pallet ::
bed {n} (the bottom of a lake or other body of water) :: bedding {f} (riverbed), bodem {m} (lake, sea)
bed {v} (to go to a sleeping bed) :: naar bed gaan, gaan slapen
bed {v} (to have sexual intercourse with) :: naar bed gaan met
bed {v} (to put oneself to sleep) :: gaan slapen
bed {v} (to settle) :: zich zetten
bedbound {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden ::
bedbug {n} (small nocturnal insects) :: bedwants
bedcover {n} (decorative cover for a bed) SEE: bedspread ::
bedfast {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden ::
bedfellow {n} (one with whom one shares a bed) :: bedgenoot {m}
bedlam {n} (A place or situation of chaotic uproar, and where confusion prevails) :: gekkenhuis
bedouin {n} (desert-dweller) :: bedoeïen {m}
bedpan {n} (chamber pot used while still in bed) :: ondersteek {m}
bedridden {adj} (confined to bed) :: bedlegerig
bedroom {n} (room in a house where a bed is kept for sleeping) :: slaapkamer {f}
bedroom community {n} (residential urban community of a nearby metropolis) :: slaapstad {f}
bed sheet {n} (sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen) :: laken {n}
bedsheet {n} (a sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen) :: laken {n}
bedside table {n} (nightstand) SEE: nightstand ::
bedspread {n} (coverlet) SEE: coverlet ::
bee {n} (insect) :: bij {f}, honingbij {f}, imme {f}
beech {n} (tree of Fagus family) :: beuk
beech marten {n} (Martes foina) :: steenmarter
bee-eater {n} (bird in the family Meropidae) :: bijeneter {m}
beef {n} (cow, bull) SEE: cow, bull ::
beef {n} (meat) :: bief, [beefsteak] biefstuk, rundvlees {n}
beef up {v} (to strengthen or reinforce) SEE: strengthen ::
beefy {adj} (muscular) SEE: muscular ::
beefy {adj} (robust) SEE: robust ::
beehive {n} (home of bees) :: bijenkorf {m}, bijenhuif {f}, huif {f}, bijennest {n}, immenhuif {f}, immenkorf {m}
beehive {n} (man-made structure in which bees are kept for their honey) :: bijenkorf {m}, bijenhuif {f}, huif {f}, immenhuif {f}, immenkorf {m}
beekeeper {n} (someone who keeps bees) :: imker, bijenhouder {m}
beeline {n} (straight course, ignoring established paths of travel) :: rechte lijn
Beelzebub {prop} (a Semitic deity, another name for the Devil) :: Beëlzebub
been there, done that {phrase} (assertion that the speaker has personal experience or knowledge of a particular place or topic) :: al gezien al gedaan
beer {n} (alcoholic drink made of malt) :: bier {n}
beer {n} (glass of beer) :: biertje {n}
beer belly {n} (protruding abdomen) :: bierbuik {m}
beer gut {n} (beer belly) SEE: beer belly ::
beer parlor {n} (beer parlour) SEE: beer parlour ::
bee's knees {n} (something excellent, outstanding) :: jé van hét
beestings {n} (first milk drawn from an animal) SEE: colostrum ::
beeswarm {n} (swarm of bees) :: imme {f}, bijenzwerm {m}, bijendrom {m}
beeswax {n} (wax secreted by bees) :: bijenwas {m}
beet {n} (Beta vulgaris) :: biet {f}, kroot [archaic]
beetle {n} (insect) :: kever {m}
beetroot {n} (a normally deep red coloured cultivar of the beet) :: rode biet {f}
befall {v} (happen to) :: overkomen
befit {v} (be fit for) :: behoren
before {adv} (at an earlier time) :: voordien, eerder, voorheen, vroeger
before {adv} (in advance) :: op voorhand, vooraf
before {conj} (in advance of the time when) :: voor, vooraleer, voordat, alvorens
before {conj} (rather or sooner than) :: eerder dan
before {prep} (at a higher or greater position in a subjective ranking) :: vóór
before {prep} (earlier than in time) :: voor, voordat [+ clause]
before {prep} (in front of according to an ordering system) :: voor
before {prep} (in front of in space) :: vóór
before {prep} (in store for, in the future of) :: voor

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