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dab {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint ::
dabble {v} (partially wet) :: dompelen, spetteren
dabble {v} (participate) :: liefhebberen, als liefhebberij hebben
dace {n} (Leuciscus leuciscus) :: serpeling
dacha {n} (a Russian villa, or summer house, in the countryside) :: datsja
dachshund {n} (breed of dog) :: teckel {m}, dashond {m}
Dacia {prop} (ancient kingdom and Roman province) :: Dacië
Dacian {prop} (language) :: Daciër
dacite {n} (geology) an igneous, volcanic rock with a high iron content) :: daciet {f}
dactyloscopy {n} (forensic analysis of fingerprints) :: dactyloscopie {f}
dad {n} (informal a father) :: pappa
Dada {n} (cultural movement) :: dadaïsme {n}, dada {n}
dadaism {n} (cultural movement) :: dadaïsme {n}
daddy {n} (father) :: papa {m}, pappa {m}, pappie {m}, vake {m} [Flemish]
daddy longlegs {n} (cranefly) SEE: cranefly ::
daddy longlegs {n} (spider) SEE: daddy long-legs spider ::
daffodil {n} (flower) :: narcis {f}
Daffy Duck {prop} (comic duck) :: Daffy Duck
dagger {n} (a stabbing weapon) :: dolk {m}
dagger {n} (a text character) :: kruis {n}
dago {n} (person of Italian descent) :: spaghettivreter, macaronivreter, pizzavreter
dahlia {n} (any plant of the genus Dahlia) :: dahlia
daikon {n} (large white radish) :: Daikon, witte rammenas, winter-radijs, Japanse radijs, Chinese radijs
daily {adj} (that occurs every day) :: dagelijks
daily {adv} (every day) :: dagelijks
daily {n} (a newspaper that is published every day) :: dagblad {n}
daily {n} (US) (dailies) (pl) (in the film industry) SEE: rushes ::
dainty {adj} (delicately small and pretty) :: delicaat
dairy {adj} (referring to products produced from milk) :: zuivel-
dairy {n} (products produced from milk) :: zuivel {m}
dairyman {n} (man who works in a dairy) SEE: milkman ::
dais {n} (raised platform) :: podium
daisy {n} (Bellis perennis) :: madeliefje {n}
daisy {n} (commonly used term for related flowers) :: margriet {m} {f}
Daisy {prop} (female given name) :: Margriet, Madelief
dale {n} (valley) :: dal {n}, vallei {f}
dalliance {n} (a wasting of time in idleness or trifles) :: verspilling, tijdverlies, gelanterfanter
dalliance {n} (playful flirtation) :: flirt,
Dalmatia {prop} (region in Croatia) :: Dalmatië {f} {n}
Dalmatian {adj} (relating to Dalmatia or its people) :: Dalmatisch
Dalmatian {n} (breed of dog) :: dalmatiër {m}
Dalmatian {n} (person from Dalmatia) :: Dalmatiër {m}, Dalmatische {f}
dam {n} (structure placed across a flowing body of water) :: dam {m}
damage {n} (abstract measure of something not being intact; harm) :: schade
damage {n} (cost or expense) :: schade
damage {v} (to make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction) :: beschadigen
Damascus {prop} (the capital city of Syria) :: Damascus
damask {n} (damask rose) SEE: damask rose ::
dammit {interj} (expression of anger or disappointment) :: verdomme
damned well {adv} (damn well) SEE: damn well ::
damp {adj} (Being in a state between dry and wet) :: klam
dampen {v} (depress, lessen) :: bedrukken
damper {n} (contrivance to deaden vibrations) :: , demper {m}
damper {n} (thing that kills the mood) :: domper {m}
damper {n} (valve or movable plate used to regulate flow of air) :: dampkap {f}, afzuigkap {f}
dampness {n} (degree to which something is damp) :: vochtigheid, vochtigheidsgraad
dampness {n} (moderate humidity) :: vochtigheid
damselfly {n} (insect) :: juffer {f}
Dan {prop} (fifth son of Jacob) :: Dan {m}
Dan {prop} (male given name) :: Dan {m}
Dan {prop} (one of the Israelite tribes) :: Dan
dance {n} (movements to music) :: dans
dance {v} (move rhythmically to music) :: dansen
danceable {adj} (suitable for dancing) :: dansbaar
dancehall {n} (public hall for dancing) :: danszaal {m}
dancer {n} (euphemism for stripper) :: exotisch danser {m}, karakterdanser {m}, stripdanser {m}
dancer {n} (person who dances) :: danser {m}
dancing {n} (activity of dancing) :: dansen {n}
dandelion {n} (plant, wild flower of the genus Taraxacum) :: paardenbloem
dandruff {n} (skin flakes) :: roos {f}, hoofdroos {f}, pellekes {f} [Brabantian]
dandy {n} (yawl) SEE: yawl ::
Dane {n} (person from Denmark or of Danish descent) :: Deen {m}, Deense {f}
dang {adj} (damn) SEE: damn ::
danger {n} (exposure to liable harm) :: gevaar {n}
danger {n} (instance or cause of liable harm) :: gevaar {n}, bedreiging {f}
dangerous {adj} (full of danger) :: gevaarlijk, gevaarlijke
dangle {v} (hang loosely) :: bengelen, bungelen
Danian {prop} (a subdivision of the Paleocene epoch) :: Danien
Daniel {prop} (biblical person) :: Daniël {m}
Daniel {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Daniël, (Bijbel)Boek Daniël {n}
Daniel {prop} (male given name) :: Daniël, Daneel {m}
Danify {v} (Danicize) SEE: Danicize ::
Danish {adj} (of Denmark) :: Deens
Danish {n} (native of Denmark) SEE: Dane ::
Danish {prop} (language) :: Deens
Danish crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow ::
dank {adj} (dark, damp and humid) :: klam, vochtig
dank {adj} (highly potent) :: straf
danse macabre {n} (a conventional subject of artistic painting or drawing) :: dodendans
Danube {prop} (river of Europe that flows to the Black Sea) :: Donau
Danube salmon {n} (Hucho hucho) :: Donauzalm
darbuka {n} (goblet drum) SEE: goblet drum ::
Dardanelles {prop} (strait) :: Dardanellen {p}
dare {n} (a challenge) :: uitdaging {f}
dare {v} (to brave or face up to) :: riskeren, wagen
dare {v} (to defy or challenge) :: uitdagen, tarten
dare {v} (to have courage) :: durven, wagen
daredevil {n} (person who engages in risky behavior) :: waaghals {m}
daring {adj} (courageous) :: dapper, durvend, gedurfd
daring {adj} (willing to take on risks) :: avontuurlijk, roekeloos, stoutmoedig
daring {n} (boldness) :: durf, lef {n}, branie
Darius {prop} (male given name) :: Darius
dark {adj} (having an absolute or relative lack of light) :: donker, duister
dark {adj} (hidden, secret) :: duister, geheim
dark {adj} (not bright or light, deeper in hue) :: donker
dark {n} (a complete or partial absence of light) :: donker {n}
dark {n} (ignorance) :: ongewisse, onwetendheid {f}
dark {n} (nightfall) :: nachtval {c}, het vallen van de avond
darken {v} (to become dark(er) in colour) :: donkerder worden
darken {v} (to become darker (less bright) :: donker worden
darken {v} (to make dark by reducing light) :: verduisteren
darken {v} (to make dark(er) in colour) :: donkerder maken, donkerder kleuren
dark energy {n} (hypothetical form of energy which, it is supposed, is spread uniformly throughout space and time and has anti-gravitational properties) :: donkere energie {f}
dark matter {n} (particles of matter that cannot be detected by their radiation) :: donkere materie {f}
darkness {n} (gloom) :: schemering {f}
darkness {n} (state of being dark) :: duisternis {f}, donkerheid {f}
dark red {adj} (dark red - translation entry) :: donkerrood
darkroom {n} (a dark room, where photographs are developed) :: doka {m} {f}
darling {n} (person who is dear to one) :: schat, geliefde, lieverd, lieve, schatje {n}, liefje {n}
darmstadtium {n} (transuranic chemical element with atomic number 110) :: darmstadtium {n}
darn {adj} (damn) SEE: damn ::
darn {interj} (damn) SEE: damn ::
darn {v} (damn) SEE: damn ::
darn {v} (stitch with thread) :: stoppen
darning needle {n} (damselfly) SEE: damselfly ::
Darriwilian {prop} :: Darriwillien
dart {n} (zoology: fish) SEE: dace ::
Darth Vader {n} (Malevolent individual) :: Darth Vader {m}
Darwin's rhea {n} (Pterocnemia pennata) :: Darwin-nandoe {m}
dash {interj} (damn) :: verdorie!
dash {n} (short run) :: sprint {m}
dash {n} (small quantity of liquid) :: scheutje {n}
dash {n} (typographic symbol) :: streepje {n}, koppelteken {n}
dash {v} (to complete hastily) :: snel afhaspelen, snel afmaken
dash {v} (to ruin) :: verwoesten
dash {v} (to run short distance) :: sprinten
dashboard {n} (panel under the windscreen of a motor car or aircraft) :: dashboard, instrumentenpaneel
dasheen {n} (cocoyam) SEE: cocoyam ::
data {n} (information) :: , gegevens {p}, informatie {f}, data {p}
data {n} (plural of datum) :: gegevens {p}, data {p}
data bank {n} (databank) SEE: databank ::
databank {n} (database) SEE: database ::
databank {n} (organisation maintaining a database) :: databank
database {n} (collection of information) :: database, databank {f}
database {n} (software program) :: database, databank {f}
data flow {n} (transfer of data between the components of a computer) SEE: data stream ::
data structure {n} (organization of data) :: gegevensstructuur, datastructuur {f}
date {n} (assigned end; conclusion) :: einde {n}
date {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm ::
date {n} (fruit of the date palm) :: dadel {m}
date {n} (meeting with a lover or potential lover; a person so met) :: afspraakje
date {n} (obsolete: given or assigned length of life) :: levensduur {m}
date {n} (point in time) :: tijdstip {n}
date {n} (point of time at which a transaction or event takes place) :: datum {m}
date {n} (pre-arranged social meeting) :: afspraakje {n}, afspraak {f}
date {n} (that which specifies the time of writing, inscription etc.) :: datum {m}
date {v} (to begin) :: dateren (with van or uit)
date {v} (to determine the age of something) :: dateren
date {v} (to take (someone) on a series of dates) :: daten
date of birth {n} (birthday) SEE: birthday ::
date of birth {n} (date and year when something was born) :: geboortedatum {m}
date palm {n} (Phoenix dactylifera) :: dadelpalm {m}
date tree {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm ::
dating {n} (the process of estimating the age of something) :: datering {f}
dating agency {n} (business) :: huwelijksbureau {n}
dative {adj} (capable of being disposed of at will) :: begeven
dative {adj} :: gever {m}
dative {adj} (given by a judge) :: datief
dative {adj} (grammar: noting the case of noun which expresses indirect object) :: in de datief {m}
dative {adj} (removable) :: afzetbaar
dative {n} (dative case) :: datief {m}, [incompatible numbering traditions] derde naamval {m}, vierde naamval {m}
dative bond {n} (coordinate bond) SEE: coordinate bond ::
dative case {n} (case used to express direction towards an indirect object) :: datief {m}, derde naamval {m}
daub {v} (to apply something in hasty or crude strokes) :: kliederen, kladschilderen, besmeren
daughter {n} (female child) :: dochter {f}
daughter-in-law {n} (wife of one's child) :: schoondochter {f}
daughter language {n} (language which genetically descends from earlier, parent language) :: dochtertaal
daunt {v} (to discourage) :: afschrikken
daunt {v} (to overwhelm) :: overweldigen
daunting {adj} (discouraging, inspiring fear) :: beangstigend, intimiderend, ontmoedigend
daunting {adj} (overwhelming, intimidatingly impressive) :: intimiderend, overweldigend, indrukwekkend
dauntlessness {n} (fearlessness) :: onverschrokkenheid {f}
David {prop} (king of Judah) :: David
David {prop} (male given name) :: David
Davidic {adj} (of or relating to David) :: Davidisch
Davis {prop} (surname derived from David) SEE: Davidson ::
davit {n} (crane to sling a lifeboat, maintenance trapeze etc) :: davit {m}
daw {n} (Coloeus monedula) SEE: jackdaw ::
daw {v} (dawn) SEE: dawn ::
dawn {n} (beginning) :: dageraad {m}, opgang {m}
dawn {n} (morning twilight period) :: dageraad {m}, zonsopgang {m}
dawn {n} (rising of the sun) :: zonsopgang {m}
dawn {n} (time) :: dageraad {m}, zonsopgang {m}, ochtendschemering {f}
dawn {v} (to begin to brighten with daylight) :: dagen, rijzen
dawn {v} (to start to appear, to be realized) :: dagen
day {n} (part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc.) :: dag {m}
day {n} (period between sunrise and sunset) :: dag {m}
day {n} (period from midnight to the following midnight) :: dag {m}, etmaal {n}
day {n} (period of 24 hours) :: dag {m}, etmaal {n}
day {n} (rotational period of a planet) :: dag {m}
day after tomorrow {adv} (on the day after tomorrow - translation entry) :: overmorgen
day after tomorrow {n} (day after tomorrow - translation entry) :: overmorgen
day and night {adj} (night and day) SEE: night and day ::
day before yesterday {adv} (on the day before yesterday - translation entry) :: eergisteren, eergister
day before yesterday {n} (day before yesterday - translation entry) :: eergisteren
daybreak {n} (dawn) :: dageraad {m}
daydream {n} (a spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts) :: dagdroom
daydream {v} (to have such a series of thoughts) :: dagdromen
day lark {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird ::
daylight {n} (light from the sun) :: daglicht {n}
daylight savings time {n} (daylight saving time) SEE: daylight saving time ::
daylight saving time {n} (an adjustment of the official time during summer) :: zomertijd {m}
daze {v} (to stupefy with excess of light; with a blow, with cold, or with fear; to confuse; to benumb) :: versuffen
dazzle {v} (confuse the sight) :: verblinden, blenden
DC {initialism} (direct current) :: gelijkspanning (What can be measured over an open circuit or a resistance)
de- {prefix} (reversal, undoing or removing) :: ver-, ont-, de-
deacon {n} (a clergyman ranked directly below a priest) :: diaken {m}
deacon {n} (a designated minister of charity in the early Church) :: diaken
deacon {n} (lay leader of a Protestant congregation) :: diaken {m}
deaconess-house {n} (house inhabited by deaconesses) :: diaconessenhuis {n}
dead {adj} (no longer alive) :: dood, dode, overleden, gestorven
dead {adv} (Very, absolutely, extremely, suddenly) :: bloed-, oer-, dood-; Ze is bloedmooi; Hij is oerdom ; Ik ben doodmoe
dead {n} (those who have died) :: doden {p}, overledenen {p}, gestorvenen {p}
dead {n} (time when coldness, darkness, or stillness is most intense) :: stilte {f}
dead as a dodo {adj} (unquestionably dead) :: steendood
deadline {n} (date on or before which something must be completed) :: deadline {m}
deadly {adj} (lethal) :: dodelijk
deadly nightshade {n} (deadly nightshade; Atropa belladonna) :: wolfskers, belladonna {f}
deadpan {adj} (deliberately impassive or expressionless (as a face or look) :: emotieloos, zonder uitdrukking
dead reckoning {n} (method of estimating the position of a ship or aircraft) :: gegist bestek
dead ringer {n} (someone or something that very closely resembles another; someone or something easily mistaken for another) :: evenbeeld
Dead Sea {prop} (lake in the Middle East) :: Dode Zee {f}
deaf {adj} (unable to hear) :: doof, dove
deaf {n} (deaf people considered as a group) :: doven {m-p}, {f-p}
Deaf {adj} (relating to the culture of deaf signers) :: doven-
deaf aid {n} (hearing aid) SEE: hearing aid ::
deaf as a doorpost {adj} (stone deaf) SEE: stone deaf ::
deaf as a post {adj} (stone deaf) SEE: stone deaf ::
deafen {v} (to make deaf) :: verdoven, doof maken
deafen {v} (to make soundproof) :: geluiddicht maken
deaf-mute {adj} (unable to hear or speak) :: doofstom
deafness {n} (condition of being deaf) :: doofheid {f}
deal {v} (administer in portions) :: verdelen
deal {v} (be concerned with) :: te maken hebben met
deal {v} (distribute (cards) :: delen
deal {v} (give out as one’s portion or share) :: uitdelen
deal {v} (handle, manage) :: behandelen, regelen
deal {v} (sell (illicit drugs) :: dealen
deal {v} (trade) :: handelen
dealer {n} (one who deals things, especially automobiles) :: dealer {m}
dealer {n} (one who peddles illicit drugs, especially to teenagers) :: dealer {m}
dealer {n} (the person who deals the cards in a card game) :: gever {m}
deal with {v} (behave in a certain way towards) :: omgaan met
deal with {v} (handle verbally or in some form of artistic expression) :: behandelen
deal with {v} (take action with respect to (someone or something) :: behandelen
dean {n} (church dignitary) :: deken {m}
dean {n} (senior member of a group) :: deken {m}
dean {n} (senior official in college or university) :: decaan {m}, [rare] deken {m}
dear {adj} (a formal way to start (often after my) addressing somebody one likes or regards kindly) :: beste, lieve, waarde
dear {adj} (an informal way of addressing the recipient in a letter's opening line) :: lieve
dear {adj} (an ironic way to start (often after my) addressing an inferior) :: (mijn) beste
dear {adj} (formal way of addressing) :: beste, geachte, hooggeachte
dear {adj} (high in price; expensive) :: kostbaar, duur, kostelijk, prijzig, waardevol
dear {adj} (loved; lovable) :: (teer)geliefd, bemind, lief, beminnelijk, kostbaar
dear {adj} (loving, affectionate, heartfelt) :: liefdevol, innig
dear {adj} (precious to or greatly valued by someone) :: dierbaar, geliefd, gekoesterd, duur, precieus, waardevol
dear {adj} (sore) SEE: sore ::
dear {n} (a very kind, loving person) :: lieverd, schat
dear {n} (beloved#noun) SEE: beloved ::
dear me {interj} (good heavens) SEE: good heavens ::
dearth {n} (period when food is rare) :: hongersnood {m}
dearth {n} (scarcity) :: schaarste {f}
death {n} (cessation of life) :: dood {m}, overlijden {n}
death {n} (personification of death) :: dood {m}
death {n} (Tarot) :: dood
death adder {n} (Acanthophis) :: doodsadders
death camp {n} (facility built by the Nazis) :: vernietigingskamp {n}
death cap {n} (Amanita phalloides) :: groene knolamaniet
deathlike {adj} (deadly) SEE: deadly ::
death penalty {n} (state punishment of death) :: doodstraf {m} {f}
death sentence {n} (sentence) :: doodstraf {c}, doodvonnis {n}
death's-head {n} (a human skull, as symbol of death) :: doodshoofd {n}, doodskop {m}
death squad {n} (armed group) :: doodseskader {n}
death wish {n} (desire for the death of oneself or of someone else) :: doodswens {m}, doodsverlangen {n}
debacle {n} (event or enterprise that ends suddenly and disastrously) :: verplettering {f}, fiasco {n}, debacle {n}
Debaltsevo {prop} (Debaltseve) SEE: Debaltseve ::
debark {v} (to disembark) SEE: disembark ::
debate {n} (argument, or discussion, usually in an ordered or formal setting) :: debat {n}
debate {n} :: bespreking {f}
debate {n} (discussion of opposing views) :: meningsverschil, discussie
debate {n} (informal and spirited but generally civil discussion of opposing views) :: discussie
debate {v} (participate in a debate) :: debatteren, uitpraten, bespreken
debauch {n} (orgy) SEE: orgy ::
debauch {v} (transitive) to debase something) :: ontwaarden
debauch {v} (transitive) to morally corrupt someone; to seduce) :: ontaarden
debauchery {n} (debauchery) :: losbandigheid, zedeloosheid
debilitate {v} (to make feeble; to weaken) :: verzwakken
debit {n} (sum of money taken out of a bank account) :: debet
Deborah {prop} (biblical character) :: Debora {f}
debris {n} (large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc.) :: gletjserpuin {n} etc.
debris {n} (litter and discarded refuse) :: overblijfselen {p}, afval {n}, puin {n}
debris {n} (rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed) :: puin {n}, wrakstukken, wrakhout, restanten
debris {n} (ruins of a broken-down structure) :: ruine
debt {n} (action, state of mind, or object one has an obligation to perform for another) :: verplichting, schuld {f}
debt {n} (money that one person or entity owes or is required to pay to another) :: schulden {p}
debt {n} (state or condition of owing something to another) :: schulden {p}
debtor {n} (a person or firm that owes money) :: debiteur
debugger {n} (computer program) :: debugger
debunk {v} (to discredit or expose the falsehood of something) :: doorprikken, ontmaskeren
debut {n} (a performer's first-time performance to the public) :: debuut {n}
decade {n} (a period of ten years) :: decade, decennium {n}, jaartien {n}
decade {n} (a series of ten Hail Marys in the rosary) :: tientje {n}
decade {n} (a series of ten things) :: tiental {n}
decaf {n} (a decaffeinated drink) :: decaf {m}, [Belgium] deca {m}
decalitre {n} (ten liters) :: decaliter {m}
Decalogue {prop} (the Ten Commandments) SEE: Ten Commandments ::
decameter {n} (decametre) SEE: decametre ::
decanoic acid {n} (capric acid) SEE: capric acid ::
decant {v} (to pour from one vessel into another) :: overgieten
decapitate {v} (remove the head of) :: onthoofden
decapitation {n} (beheading) :: onthoofding
decapitator {n} (beheader) SEE: beheader ::
decay {v} (to deteriorate) :: vervallen, in verval raken, verloederen
decay {v} (to rot) :: verrotten, slecht worden
deceased {adj} (no longer alive) :: overleden
deceased {n} (dead person) :: overledene {m} {f}
deceased {n} (plural: dead people) :: overledenen {p}
deceive {v} (trick or mislead) :: misleiden, bedriegen
December {prop} (twelfth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: december {m}
decency {n} (quality of being decent) :: fatsoen {n}
decennium {n} (period of 10 years) :: decennium
decent {adj} (fair; good enough; okay) :: redelijk
decent {adj} (showing integrity, fairness, moral uprightness) :: integer
decent {adj} (significant; substantial) :: substantieel, significant
decent {adj} (sufficiently clothed) :: toonbaar
decentralize {v} (cause to change from being concentrated) :: decentraliseren
deception {n} (instance of actions fabricated to mislead) :: bedrog {n}, misleiding {f}
deceptive {adj} (misleading, attempting to deceive) :: bedrieglijk, onoprecht, misleidend
decibel {n} (a common measure of sound intensity) :: decibel {m}
decide {v} (to resolve or settle) :: beslissen, besluiten
deciduous {adj} (of or pertaining to trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season) :: loof-
deciduous holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry ::
deciduous tooth {n} (baby tooth) SEE: milk tooth ::
deciduous winterberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry ::
deciliter {n} (decilitre) SEE: decilitre ::
decimal {adj} (concerning numbers expressed in decimal or calculations using decimal) :: decimaal, decimale, tientallig, tientallige
decimal {n} (decimal place) SEE: decimal place ::
decimal {n} (number expressed in this system (decimal number) :: decimaal {m}
decimal {n} (number system) :: decimaalstelsel {n}, tientallig talstelsel {n}
decimal number {n} (decimal number) SEE: decimal ::
decimal point {n} (decimal place) SEE: decimal place ::
decimal system {n} (numerical system of counting in tens) :: decimale stelsel {n}, tientallig stelsel {n}
decimate {v} (Roman history: to kill one out of ten men) :: decimeren
decimate {v} (to reduce to one-tenth) :: decimeren
decimate {v} (to severely reduce) :: decimeren
decimation {n} (tithing) SEE: tithing ::
decimeter {n} (decimetre) SEE: decimetre ::
decipher {v} (to decode or decrypt a code or cipher) :: ontcijferen
decision {n} (choice or judgement) :: beslissing {f}, besluit {n}
decision {n} (firmness of conviction) :: beslissing {f}, besluit {n}
decision {n} (result arrived at by the judges) :: verdict {n}
decision-making {n} (alternative form of decision making) SEE: decision making ::
decisive {adj} (having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy) :: beslissend, afdoend, doorslaggevend
decisive {adj} (marked by promptness and decision) :: besluitvaardig, beslist
deck {n} (floorlike covering on a ship) :: dek {n}
deck {n} (pack of playing cards) :: spel kaarten {n}
deck {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate ::
deck {v} (dress up) SEE: dress up ::
deck out {v} (decorate) SEE: decorate ::
deck out {v} (dress up) SEE: dress up ::
declaim {v} (to recite in theatrical way) :: declameren
declaration {n} (written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief) :: verklaring {f}, declaratie {f}
declaration of war {n} (a formal announcement by an entity that it is in a state of war with another entity) :: oorlogsverklaring {f}
declare {v} (to affirm or state something emphatically) :: verklaren
declare {v} (to announce one's support, choice, opinion, etc) :: verklaren
declare {v} (to announce something formally or officially) :: verklaren
declare {v} (to make a declaration) :: verklaren
declare {v} (To make outstanding debts, e.g. taxes, payable.) :: aangeven
declare war {v} (initiate a state of war) :: de oorlog verklaren
declension {n} (act of declining) :: verbuigen {n}
declension {n} (way of categorizing nouns) :: verbuiging {f}
declination {n} (at a given point, the angle between the line connecting this point with the geographical center of the earth and the equatorial plane) :: declinatie {f}
declination {n} (declension) SEE: declension ::
decline {n} (downward movement, fall) :: terugval {m}, achteruitgang {m}, verval {n}, afname {f}
decline {n} (sloping downward) :: verval {n}, afname {f}, helling {f}
decline {n} (weakening) :: verzwakking {f}, achteruitgang {m}, verval {n}, afname {f}
decline {v} (inflect) :: verbuigen
decline {v} (move downwards) :: afnemen, terugvallen, achteruitgaan, vervallen
decline {v} (refuse) :: afwijzen, weigeren
decline {v} (weaken) :: afnemen, achteruitgaan, afzwakken, verzwakken
decompile {v} (to recreate the original source code) :: decompileren
decompose {v} (to decay) :: ontbinden, vergaan, verrotten
decompose {v} (to separate) :: ontbinden
decomposition {n} (splitting into constituent parts) :: decompositie {f}
decorate {v} (to furnish with decorations) :: sieren, opsmukken, decoreren
decoration {n} (act of adorning) :: versieren {n}, decoratie {f}
decoration {n} (any mark of honor to be worn upon the person) :: decoratie {f}, medaille {f}
decoration {n} (that which adorns) :: versiering {f}, decoratie {f}
decorative {adj} (that serves to decorate) :: decoratief
decorous {adj} (behaving properly) :: keurig, goed, net, welvoeglijk
decoy {n} (animal used by hunters to lure game) :: afleiding {f}
decoy {n} (person or object meant to lure something to danger) :: lokvogel {m}, afleiding {f}
decrease {v} (become smaller) :: afnemen
decrease {v} (make smaller) :: verminderen
decrepit {adj} (weakened or worn out) :: versleten, afgedragen
decrypt {v} (to convert to plain text) :: ontcijferen, decoderen, ontsleutelen, decrypteren
decubitus {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore ::
decuple {adj} (tenfold) SEE: tenfold ::
dedicate {v} (to address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection) :: opdragen
dedicate {v} (to commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action) :: wijden
dedicate {v} (to open (a building, for example) to public use) :: inwijden, inhuldigen
dedicate {v} (to set apart for a deity or for religious purposes; consecrate) :: inwijden, wijden
dedicate {v} (to set apart for a special use) :: bestemmen
dedicated {adj} (devoted, loyal, conscientious) :: toegewijd
dedication {n} (note prefixed to a work of art) :: toewijding, dedicatie
dedovshchina {n} (bullying in the Soviet/Russian army) :: dedovsjtsjina {f}
deduce {v} (to reach conclusion by logic) :: afleiden
deductible {n} (excess) SEE: excess ::
deduction {n} (ability or skill to deduce) :: afleiding
deduction {n} (conclusion) :: conclusie
deduction {n} (process of reasoning) :: afleiding
deduction {n} (sum that can be removed from tax calculations) :: aftrek, inhouding
deed {n} (action) :: daad {f}
deed {n} (legal contract) :: oorkonde {c}, akte {f}
deedless {adj} (inactive) :: dadeloos
deem {v} (to evaluate according to one's beliefs) :: beschouwen
deem {v} (to hold as a personal opinion) :: vinden, achten
deep {adj} (a long way forward) :: diep
deep {adj} (a long way inward) :: diep
deep {adj} (difficult to awake) :: diep
deep {adj} (having its bottom far down) :: diep
deep {adj} (in extent in a direction away from the observer) :: diep
deep {adj} (of a color, dark and highly saturated) :: donker
deep {adj} (of a sound or voice, low in pitch) :: diep, zwaar
deep {adj} (profound) :: diepgaand
deep {adj} (right into one's mind) :: diep
deep {adj} (thick in a vertical direction) :: dik
deep {adj} (voluminous) :: diep
deep {adj} (with a lot of) :: diep
deep {adv} (deeply) :: diep
deep drawing {n} (metal forming process) :: dieptrekken {n}
deep-fat fryer {n} (heated vessel for frying food by immersing in hot fat or oil) SEE: deep fryer ::
deep freeze {n} (freezer) SEE: freezer ::
deep-freeze {v} (to freeze at very low temperatures) :: diepvriezen, invriezen
deep-fry {n} (deep-fat fryer) SEE: deep-fat fryer ::
deep-fry {v} (to cook by immersing the food in hot fat) :: frituren
deep fryer {n} (vessel for deep frying) :: frituurpan {f}, frietketel {m}
deep water {n} (difficult or embarrassing situation) :: in moeilijkheden
deep water {n} (waters suitable for deep-draft ships) :: diep water {n}
deer {n} (the animal) :: hert {n}
deerfly {n} (deer fly) SEE: deer fly ::
deer ked {n} (Lipoptena cervi) SEE: deer fly ::
deface {v} (to damage) :: schenden
defamation {n} (act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication) :: belastering
default {n} (finance) condition of failing to meet an obligation) :: niet-nakoming {f}
defeasible {adj} (capable of being defeated, invalidated, …) :: breekbaar, annulleerbaar, overwinnelijk
defeat {n} (the act of defeating or being defeated) :: nederlaag
defeat {v} (to overcome in battle or contest) :: verslaan, overwinnen
defeatism {n} (acceptance of defeat without struggle) :: defaitisme {n}, berusting {c}
defecate {v} (to empty the bowels of feces) :: poepen
defect {v} (to abandon; to change one's loyalty) :: overlopen
defective {adj} (having one or more defects) :: defect
defective verb {n} (verb with an incomplete conjugation) :: defectief werkwoord {n}
defector {n} (one who defects) :: overloper
defence {n} (action of protecting from attack) :: verdediging {f}, weer {f}
defence {n} (anything employed to oppose attack) :: verdediging {f}, verweer {n}
defence {n} (argument in support or justification of something) :: verweer {n}
defenceless {adj} (defenseless) SEE: defenseless ::
defender {n} (a fighter) :: verdediger {m}
defender {n} (a lawyer) :: advocaat voor de verdediging {m} {f}
defender {n} (someone who defends) :: verdediger {m}, verdedigster {f}
defender {n} (sports term) :: verdediger {m}, verdedigster {f}
defense {n} (action of protecting from attack) :: verdediging {f}, weer {f}
defense {n} (anything employed to oppose attack) :: verdediging {f}, verweer {n}
defense {n} (argument in support or justification of something) :: verweer {n}
defenseless {adj} (lacking any form of defense; vulnerable; open to attack) :: weerloos
defensive midfielder {n} ( midfield player) :: verdedigende middenvelder {c}
defer {v} (transitive) to delay) :: uitstellen
deference {n} (great respect) :: eerbied {m}
deference {n} (the willingness to carry out the wishes of others) :: gehoorzaamheid {m}
deferment {n} (act or instance of deferring) :: opschorting,uitstel
deferment {n} (postponement of military service) :: uitstel van militaire dienst
deficiency {n} (inadequacy or incompleteness) :: tekort {n}
deficiency {n} (Insufficiency) :: tekort {n}
deficient {adj} (insufficient or inadequate in amount) :: gebrekkig
deficit {n} (deficiency) SEE: deficiency ::
deficit {n} (situation wherein spending exceeds government revenue) :: tekort, gat {n} in de begroting {f}
defile {n} (narrow passage) :: engte {f}
defile {v} (to make impure or dirty) :: bevuilen
define {v} (state meaning of) :: definiëren
define {v} (to determine) :: bepalen
definite article {n} (article introducing a noun and specifying it as the particular noun considered) :: lidwoord van bepaaldheid, bepaald lidwoord {n}
definitely {adv} (without question and beyond doubt) :: zeker, zeker weten, zonder twijfel
definition {n} (action or process of defining) :: definiëring {f}, omschrijving {f}
definition {n} (clarity, especially of musical sound in reproduction) :: scherpte {f}
definition {n} (product of defining) :: definitie {f}, omschrijving {f}
definition {n} (statement expressing the essential nature of something) :: definitie {f}
definition {n} (statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol) :: definitie {f}, omschrijving {f}
definitive {adj} (conclusive or decisive) :: definitief
deflation {n} (decrease in the general price level) :: deflatie
defloration {n} (the act of deflowering) :: ontmaagding {f}
deforestation {n} (process of destroying a forest) :: ontbossing {f}
deformation {n} (act of deforming, or state of being deformed) :: vervorming {f}
defragment {v} (computing) to run a process to make file fragments on a hard disk contiguous) :: defragmenteren
defragmentation {n} (action of defragmenting) :: defragmentatie {f}
deft {adj} (skillful) :: handig
defunct {adj} (no longer in use) :: buiten gebruik, buiten werking
defuse {v} (to remove the fuse from a bomb) :: ontmantelen, onschadelijk maken
defy {n} (challenge) SEE: challenge ::
defy {v} (to provoke to combat or strife) :: uitdagen, het hoofd bieden
defy {v} (To renounce or dissolve all bonds) :: afzweren
degradable {adj} (that which can be degraded) :: afbreekbaar
degrade {v} (to reduce in quality or purity) :: degraderen
degree {n} (amount, proportion, extent) :: graad {m}, mate {c}
degree {n} (in geometry: unit of angle) :: graad {m}
degree {n} (unit of temperature) :: graad {m}
degree Celsius {n} (unit of temperature) :: graden celsius m plural
degrees of comparison {n} (flexion of adjectives that indicates it is more or entirely like the adjective describes) :: trappen van vergelijking {m-p}
degustation {n} (tasting) SEE: tasting ::
dehydrated {adj} (From which the water has been removed) :: uitgedroogd, gedehydrateerd
dehydrated {adj} (Suffering from dehydration) :: uitgedroogd, gedehydrateerd
deification {n} (Act of deifying) :: vergoding {f}
deign {v} (intransitive) to condescend) :: verwaardigen
Dei gratia {adv} (by the Grace of God) SEE: by the Grace of God ::
deism {n} (belief) :: deïsme
deity {n} (a powerful entity that possesses numerous miraculous powers) :: godheid {f}
deity {n} (essential nature of a god, divinity) :: godheid {f}
delay {n} (period of time before an event occurs) :: vertraging {f}
delay {v} (put off until a later time) :: uitstellen
delayed miscarriage {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion ::
delectable {adj} (pleasing to the taste; delicious) :: lekker, smakelijk
delectable {n} (something that is pleasing to the taste) :: lekkernij {f}
delegate {n} (deputy, envoy, representative) :: afgevaardigde {m}, gedelegeerde {m}
deleterious {adj} (harmful) :: schadelijk
deletion {n} :: verwijdering
deleverage {v} (to reduce debt in by rapidly selling assets) :: schuld aanzuiveren
Delhi {prop} (National capital territory and old city in northern India) :: Delhi
deliberate {adj} (carefully considered) :: doordacht, doordachte, weloverwogen
deliberate {adj} (intentional) :: opzettelijk, opzettelijke, met opzet, voor expres (Flanders)
deliberate {v} (consider carefully) :: beraadslagen, overwegen, doordenken
deliberately {adv} (intentionally) :: bewust, expres, opzettelijk, met opzet
delicacy {n} (something appealing, especially a pleasing food) :: lekkernij {f}
delicately {adv} (tactfully) SEE: tactfully ::
delicious {adj} (pleasing to taste) :: heerlijk, lekker, smakelijk
deliciousness {n} (state or quality of being delicious) :: heerlijkheid {f}
delight {n} (joy, pleasure) :: vreugde {f}, plezier {n}
delight {v} (to give pleasure to) :: bevallen, behagen
delineate {v} :: aflijnen, uittekenen
delineate {v} (sketch out, draw or trace an outline) :: afbakenen
delineation {n} (the act of delineating; depiction) :: omlijning, schets, afbakening
delirium {n} (mental state of confusion) :: delier {n}, delirium {n}
deliver {v} (bring or transport something to its destination) :: afleveren
deliver {v} (give birth) :: baren
deliver {v} (set free) :: bevrijden
deliverance {n} (Extrication from danger, imprisonment, etc.) :: bevrijding {f}, verlossing {f}
delivery {n} (act of conveying something) :: levering {f}
delivery {n} (act of giving birth) :: bevalling {f}, verlossing {f}, geboorte {f}
dell {n} (valley) SEE: valley ::
Delphi {prop} (city of ancient Greece) :: Delfi {n}
delta {n} :: delta
delta {n} (fourth letter of modern Greek alphabet) :: delta {m} {f}
delta {n} (landform at the mouth of a river) :: delta {m} {f}
deltoid {adj} (in the shape of Δ) SEE: triangular ::
delude {v} (to deceive) :: misleiden, bedriegen, begoochelen
deluge {n} (an overwhelming amount of something) :: overvloed, stortvloed
Deluge {prop} (the Biblical flood) :: Zondvloed {f}
delusion {n} (act of deluding; deception; a misleading of the mind) :: inbeelding {c}
delusion {n} (state of being deluded or misled) :: waan {c}, waanzin {c}
delusion {n} (that which is falsely or delusively believed or propagated; false belief; error in belief) :: waanidee {n}, waanvoorstelling {c}, waandenkbeeld {n}, waan {c}, hersenschim {c}, misvatting {c}
deluxe {adj} (fine in quality) :: luxe
delve {v} (to dig in the ground) :: delven
demagogic {adj} (of or pertaining to demagogy or a demagogue) :: demagogisch
demagogism {n} (The practice and principles of a demagogue) :: demagogisme {n}
demagogue {n} (leader) :: demagoog {m}, volksleider {m}
demagogue {n} (orator) :: demagoog {m}, volksmenner {m}, volksopruier {m}
demagogue {v} (speak or act in the manner of a demagogue) :: volksmennen, demagogie bedrijven/gebruiken
demagogy {n} (demagogism) :: demagogie
demand {n} (claim for something) :: eis
demand {n} (desire to purchase goods and services) :: vraag
demand {v} (to request forcefully) :: eisen, opeisen
demarcation {n} (act of marking off a boundary or setting a limit) :: demarcatie, demarkatie
demarcation {n} (strictly defined separation) :: afbakening {f}, aflijning, afgrenzing
demarcation {n} (thus fixed limit) :: demarcatielijn, demarkatielijn, grenslijn
demean {n} (Behavior; conduct; bearing; demeanor.) :: gedrag,houding
demean {n} ( Management; treatment.) :: beheer,behandeling
demean {v} (To debase; to lower; to degrade.) :: neerhalen,vernederen
demean {v} (To manage; to conduct; to treat.) :: gedragen,behandelen
demeanor {n} (The outward way in which a person behaves) :: gedragswijze
demerit {n} (quality of being inadequate) :: tekortkoming
demigod {n} (a half-god or hero) :: halfgod {m}
demigod {n} (a lesser deity) :: godje {m}, lagere godheid
demilitarization {n} (demilitarisation) SEE: demilitarisation ::
demissionary {adj} (Having resigned or been removed, but retaining some status or powers) :: demissionair
demo {n} (a brief demonstration or visual explanation) :: demo {m}, demonstratie {f}
demo {n} (a march or gathering to make a political protest) :: demonstratie {f}
demo {n} (an example of a product used for demonstration and then sold at a discount) :: demo {m}
demo {n} (a short recording of a song etc for publicity) :: demo {m}
democracy {n} (government under the rule of its people) :: democratie {f}
democracy {n} (rule by the people) :: democratie {f}
democrat {n} (supporter of democracy) :: democraat {m}
democratic {adj} (pertaining to democracy) :: democratisch
Democratic People's Republic of Korea {prop} (country in East Asia (official name) :: Democratische Volksrepubliek Korea {f}
democratic socialism {n} (socialism based on democratic principles) :: democratisch socialisme {n}
Democritus {prop} (Greek philosopher) :: Democritus
demolish {v} (to destroy) :: slopen
demolition {n} (the action of demolishing or destroying, in particular of buildings or other structures) :: sloop, afbraak
demon {n} (evil spirit) :: demon {m}, demoon {m}
demonisation {n} (demonization) SEE: demonization ::
demonology {n} (study of demons) :: demonologie {f}
demonstrate {v} (to display the method of using an object) :: demonstreren
demonstration {n} (act) :: demonstratie {f}
demonstration {n} (event) :: demonstratie {f}
demonstration {n} (public display) :: demonstratie {f}
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative adjective) SEE: demonstrative adjective ::
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative pronoun) SEE: demonstrative pronoun ::
demonstrative adjective {n} (an adjective that points out which person, object or concept is being referred to) :: bijvoegelijk aanwijzend voornaamwoord {n}
demonstrative pronoun {n} (pronoun which replaces a noun) :: aanwijzend voornaamwoord {n}
demonstrator {n} (a person involved in a demonstration) :: betoger {m}
demonstrator {n} (forefinger) SEE: forefinger ::
demure {adj} (modest, quiet, reserved) :: bescheiden, gereserveerd, sober, ernstig
demystify {v} (to explain) :: demystificeren
den {n} (home of certain animals) :: hol {n}
den {n} (living room of a house) :: leefkamer {c}
denaturated {adj} (denatured) SEE: denatured ::
denaturize {v} (denature) SEE: denature ::
Den Bosch {prop} (Dutch city) :: Den Bosch {n}
dendrite {n} (projection of a nerve cell) :: dendriet {m}
dendrology {n} (the study of trees) :: boomkunde {f}
dengue fever {n} (disease) :: dengue
denigrate {v} (blacken) :: zwartmaken
denigrate {v} (to criticise so as to besmirch) :: kleineren, denigreren
denigrate {v} (to treat as worthless) :: kleineren, denigreren
denim {n} (textile with diagonal pattern) :: denim {n}, spijkerstof {n}
denizen {n} (an inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in) :: bewoner {m}
denizen {n} (one who frequents a place) :: stamgast {m}
denizen {n} (UK) a citizen naturalized through letters patent) :: ingeburgerde {m}
Denmark {prop} (country in Western Europe) :: Denemarken
Dennis {prop} (male given name) :: Dennis
denominator {n} (The number or expression written below the line in a fraction) :: noemer {m}
denotation {n} (act of denoting) :: denotatie, beschrijving
denotation {n} (primary or explicit meaning) :: denotatie, betekenis
denotation {n} (something signified or referred to) :: aanduiding, denotatie, betekenis
denote {v} (to indicate; to mark) :: aangeven
denote {v} (to make overt) :: aanduiden
denote {v} (to refer to literally; to convey meaning) :: betekenen
denounce {v} (to announce the termination of; especially a treaty) :: opzeggen
denounce {v} (to criticize or speak out against) :: beschuldigen, afkeuren
denounce {v} (to make a formal or public accusation against) :: aanklagen
denounce {v} (to make known in a formal manner) :: bekendmaken
de novo {adv} (anew) SEE: anew ::
densimeter {n} (densitometer) SEE: densitometer ::
density {n} (physics: amount of matter contained by a given volume) :: dichtheid {f}
density {n} (probability) :: waarschijnlijkheid {f}
dent {n} (shallow deformation in the surface) :: deuk {m}, [Belgium] bluts {m}, [Netherlands] buts {c}
dent {v} (develop a dent) :: deuken krijgen
dent {v} (produce a dent) :: deuken, indeuken, [Belgium] blutsen
dental floss {n} (floss used to clean the areas between the teeth) :: tandzijde {f}
dentate {adj} (Having teeth or toothlike projections) :: gekarteld
dentist {n} (specialized medical doctor) :: tandarts
dentistry {n} (translations to be checked) :: tandheelkunde {f}
dentition {n} (process of growing teeth) SEE: teething ::
denture {n} (artificial replacement of one or more teeth) :: gebitsprothese
denture {n} (complete replacement of all teeth in a mouth) :: kunstgebit {n}
denture {n} (set of teeth, the teeth viewed as a unit) :: gebit {n}
deny {v} (to assert that something is not true) :: ontkennen
deny {v} (to not allow) :: weigeren, ontzeggen
deodorant {n} (odor-controlling cosmetic for the underarm) :: deodorant, deo {m}
deontic {adj} (pertaining to necessity, duty or obligation) :: deontisch
deontological {adj} (of or relating to deontology) :: deontologisch
deontology {n} (Ethical study of duties, obligations, and rights) :: deontologie {f}
Deo volente {interj} (God willing) SEE: God willing ::
deoxyribonucleic acid {n} (deoxyribonucleic acid) :: desoxyribonucleïnezuur
deoxyribose {n} (derivative of ribose) :: deoxyribose
deoxysugar {n} (deoxy sugar) SEE: deoxy sugar ::
depart {v} (to die) :: heengaan
depart {v} (to go away from) :: verlaten
depart {v} (to leave) :: vertrekken
departure {n} (death) :: overlijden {n}
departure {n} (deviation from a plan or procedure) :: afwijking {f}
departure {n} (the act of departing) :: vertrek {n}
depend {v} (be pending) :: hangende zijn
depend {v} (hang down) :: hangen
depend {v} (rely on support) :: afhangen
depend {v} (trust) :: vertrouwen
dependable {adj} (able to be depended on) :: betrouwbaar
dependence {n} (irresistible need) :: verslaving {f}, afhankelijkheid {f}
dependence {n} (state of being dependent) :: afhankelijkheid {f}, nood {f}
dependency {n} (a colony or similar territory subject to rule by an external power) :: kolonie {f}, schutgebied {n}
dependency {n} (addiction) :: afhankelijkheid {f}
dependency {n} (computing: reliance on functionality) :: afhankelijkheid {f}
dependency {n} (something dependent or subordinate to something else) :: iets afhankelijks
dependent {adj} (relying upon; depending upon) :: afhankelijk
depict {v} (to render a representation of something, see also: describe) :: afbeelden, beschrijven
depiction {n} (drawing or painting) :: afbeelding {f}
depiction {n} (lifelike image) :: uitbeelding {f}, afbeelding {f}
depilation {n} (epilation) SEE: epilation ::
deplete {v} (exhaust) SEE: exhaust ::
deplete {v} (to empty or unload) :: leegmaken, opruimen, afbreken
deplorable {adj} (To be felt sorrow for; worthy of compassion.) :: betreurenswaardig, deplorabel, deerniswekkend
depopulate {v} (to reduce the population of a region by disease, war, forced relocation etc.) :: ontvolken
deport {v} (to evict, especially from a country) :: uitzetten, deporteren
deportation {n} (act of deporting or exiling) :: deportatie
depose {v} (to give evidence or testimony) :: getuigen, getuigenis afleggen
depose {v} (to interrogate and elicit testimony) :: laten getuigen, onttronen, uit het ambt ontzetten, eed getuigenis/ afleggen afnemen, verhoren
depose {v} (to put - or lay something down) :: neerleggen
depose {v} (to remove (a leader) from office) :: afzetten, onttronen (monarch only), uit het ambt ontzetten
depose {v} (to take an oath) :: een/de eed afleggen/ zweren
deposit {n} (asset that was left to the care of the other) :: storting {f}
deposit {n} (money given as an initial payment) :: aanbetaling {f}
deposit {n} (money placed in an account) :: deposito {n}
deposit {n} (security for a borrowed item) :: statiegeld
deposit {n} (sediment or rock different from the surrounding material) :: afzetting {f}, neerzetting {f}
deposit {v} (to entrust one's assets to the care of another) :: storten
deposit {v} (to lay down) :: afzetten, neerzetten
deposition {n} (removal of someone from office) :: schorsing {f}
depravity {n} (A particular depraved act or trait) :: schanddaad {m} {f}
deprecate {v} (express disapproval of) :: afkeuren
deprecated {adj} (computing: obsolescent) :: afgekeurd, verouderd, gedeprecieerd
deprecated {adj} (strongly disapproved of) :: afgekeurd
depredation {n} (A raid or predatory attack) :: plundering, rooftocht
depress {v} (to make depressed, sad or bored) :: deprimeren
depression {n} (psychology: state of mind) :: depressie {f}
deprivation {n} (state of being deprived) :: [usually plural] ontberingen
deprive {v} (take something away; deny someone of something) :: ontnemen
depth {n} (vertical distance below a surface) :: diepte {f}
depths {n} (plural of depth) SEE: depth ::
deputy {n} (representative) :: adjudant {m}, adjudante {f}
derailment {n} (action of a locomotive or train leaving the rails along which it runs) :: ontsporing
derby {n} (bowler hat) SEE: bowler hat ::
Derek {prop} (given name) :: Diederik, Diedrich, Dirk
deride {v} (to harshly mock; ridicule) :: ridiculiseren, belachelijk maken, bespotten
derivation {n} :: afleiding {f}
derivative {n} (in analysis: function) SEE: derived function ::
derivative {n} (something derived) :: afgeleide {f}, derivaat {n}
derivative {n} (word that derives from another) :: afleiding {f}
derive {v} (create (a compound) from another by means of a reaction) :: afleiden
derive {v} (deduce (a conclusion) by reasoning) :: afleiden, deduceren
derive {v} (find the derivation of (a word or phrase) :: afleiden
derive {v} (obtain (something) from something else) :: afleiden
derive {v} (originate (from) :: ontstaan
dermatographism {n} (skin disorder) SEE: dermatographia ::
dermatologic {adj} (dermatological) SEE: dermatological ::
dermatologist {n} (one who is skilled, professes or practices dermatology.) :: dermatoloog {m}
dermographia {n} (skin disorder) SEE: dermatographia ::
dermographism {n} (skin disorder) SEE: dermatographia ::
derogate {v} (to debase oneself) SEE: debase ::
derogatory {adj} (tending to lessen in value) :: denigrerend, beledigend, kleinerend
derring-do {n} (brave and adventurous actions) :: heldendaden, waaghalzerij
dervish {n} (a member of Dervish fraternity of Sufism) :: derwisj {m}
Dervish {prop} (a Sufi Muslim ascetic fraternity) :: derwisj {m}
desanctify {v} (to desanctify) :: ontheiligen
descend {v} (to come down as from source or original) :: afstammen
descend {v} (to pass from a higher to a lower place) :: afdalen, neerdalen
descendant {n} (a later evolutionary type) :: afstammeling {m}
descendant {n} (one who is the progeny of someone) :: afstammeling {m}, nakomeling {m}, nazaat {m}, telg {m}
descendant {n} (which derives directly from a given precursor or source) :: afstammeling {m}, nakomeling {m}
descent {n} (instance of descending) :: afdaling {f}
descent {n} (lineage or hereditary derivation) :: afkomst, herkomst
descent {n} (sloping passage or incline) :: afdaling {f}, helling
descent {n} (way down) :: afdaling {f}
describe {v} (to represent in words) :: beschrijven, omschrijven
description {n} (account in words) :: beschrijving {f}
descry {v} (see) SEE: see ::
desecrate {v} (to profane or violate sacredness) :: ontwijden
desecration {n} (act of disrespect towards sacred) :: heiligschennis {f}, ontheiliging {f}
desert {n} (barren area) :: woestijn {f}
desert {v} (to abandon) :: achterlaten, verlaten, aan m 'n lot overlaten
desert {v} (to leave military service) :: deserteren
deserted {adj} (abandoned) :: verlaten
deserted {adj} (desolate) :: ontredderd, desolaat, troosteloos
desertion {n} (deserting) :: desertie {f}, vaandelvlucht
deserve {v} ( to merit) :: verdienen
deserving {adj} (worthy of reward or praise) :: loffelijk
desiccate {v} (to dry) :: drogen, dehydreren, deshydrateren, ontwateren, uitdrogen, verdrogen
desiccate {v} (to preserve by drying) :: drogen
design {n} (art of designing) :: vormgeving
design {n} (pattern) :: dessin
design {n} (plan) :: ontwerp {n}
designated driver {n} (Individual not drinking for the purpose of driving their companions home) :: bob
designation {n} (distinguishing mark or name) :: benaming
designer {n} (person who designs) :: ontwerper {m}, designer {m}
desinential inflection {n} (ʾiʿrāb) SEE: ʾiʿrāb ::
desirability {n} (state of being desirable) :: wenselijkheid {f}
desirable {adj} (suitable to be desired) :: wenselijk
desire {n} (something wished for) :: verlangen {n}, wens {m}
desire {n} (strong attraction) :: begeerte {f}
desk {n} (lectern) SEE: lectern ::
desk {n} (table for writing and reading) :: bureau {n}, schrijftafel {f}, schrijfberd {n}
desktop {n} (a desktop computer) :: desktop {m}
desktop {n} (on-screen background) :: bureaublad {n}, desktop {m}
despair {v} (to be hopeless) :: wanhopen
desperate {adj} (filled with despair) :: wanhopig, vertwijfeld, radeloos, hopeloos, desperaat
desperate {adj} :: wanhopig, vertwijfeld, radeloos, hopeloos, desperaat
desperately {adv} (in a desperate manner) :: wanhopig
despicable {adj} (deserving to be despised) :: verachtelijk, verfoeilijk, afschuwelijk
despise {v} (to regard with contempt or scorn) :: verachten
despite {prep} (in spite of) :: ondanks
despondence {n} (despondency) SEE: despondency ::
despondency {n} (a feeling of depression or disheartenment) :: wanhoop {m}, radeloosheid {m}
despondency {n} (loss of hope or confidence) :: wanhoop {m}, radeloosheid {m}
despondent {adj} (in low spirits from loss of hope or courage) :: moedeloos, wanhopig, neergeslagen, hopeloos
dessert {n} (sweet confection served as the last course of a meal) :: dessert {n}, nagerecht {n}, toetje {n}
destabilise {v} (destabilize) SEE: destabilize ::
destabilize {v} (to make something unstable) :: destabiliseren
destalinization {n} (process of discrediting and the reforming the policies of Joseph Stalin) :: destalinisatie {f}
destination {n} (the place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent) :: bestemming
destiny {n} (predetermined condition; fate; fixed order of things) :: lot {n}
destroy {v} (colloquial) to defeat soundly) :: verpulveren, vernietigen
destroy {v} (computing) to remove data (e.g., from memory) :: wissen
destroy {v} (to cause destruction) :: vernielen
destroy {v} (to damage beyond use or repair) :: vernietigen, vernielen, verwoesten, kapot maken, slopen
destroy {v} (to neutralize) :: kapot maken, vernielen, tenietdoen
destroy {v} (to put down or euthanize (e.g. an animal) :: afmaken, laten inslapen
destruct {v} (to cause the destruction of) :: vernietigen, slopen
destruction {n} (act of destroying) :: vernietiging {f}
destructive {adj} (causing destruction; damaging) :: destructief, destructieve, verwoestend, verwoestende
desulfurize {v} (to remove the sulfur) :: ontzwavelen
desultory {adj} (jumping, or passing, from one thing or subject to another, without order or rational connection) :: onsamenhangend
detachment {n} (impartiallity) :: onpartijdigheid
detachment {n} (indifference) :: afstandelijkheid, gereserveerdheid
detachment {n} (military unit) :: detachering, detachement
detachment {n} (separation) :: scheiding, losraking
detail {n} (military: temporary unit) :: detachement {n}
detail {n} (plural: personal information) :: persoonsgegevens {n-p}
detail {n} (something considered trivial enough to ignore) :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
detail {n} (something small enough to escape casual notice) :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
detail {n} (uncountable: a profusion of details) :: detail {n}, kleinigheid {f}
detail {v} (to explain in detail) :: gedetailleerd uitleggen, detailleren, gedetailleerd beschrijven
detail {v} (US (?): to clean carefully (particularly a car) :: uitgebreid schoonmaken
detailed {adj} (characterized by attention to detail and thoroughness of treatment) :: gedetailleerd
detain {v} (put under custody) :: detineren
detect {v} (to discover or find by careful search, examination, or probing) :: detecteren
detectable {adj} (That which can be detected) :: detecteerbaar
detective {n} (person employed to find information) :: detective {m}, speurder {m}
detective {n} (police officer who looks for evidence) :: rechercheur {m}, speurder {m}
detention {n} :: hechtenis {f}
deter {v} (to persuade someone not to do something) :: ontmoedigen
deter {v} (to prevent something from happening) :: verhinderen
detergent {n} (any non-soap cleaning agent, especially a synthetic surfactant) :: wasmiddel, reinigingsmiddel
deteriorate {v} (grow worse) :: verslechteren
deteriorate {v} (make worse) :: verslechteren, slechter maken
determine {v} (to ascertain definitely) :: bepalen
determine {v} (to set the limits of) :: vaststellen
determiner {n} (class of words) :: determinator {m}
determiner {n} (dependent function in a noun phrase) :: determinator {m}
determiner {n} (something that determines) :: aanwijzer {m}
determinism {n} (notion in ethics) :: determinisme {n}
deterrence {n} (act of deterring) :: ontrading {f}
deterrence {n} :: afschrikking {f}
deterrent {adj} (serving to deter) :: afschrikkend, ontradend
deterrent {n} (Something that deters) :: afschrik {m}
detest {v} (to dislike intensely) :: verafschuwen
detonator {n} (device used to detonate an explosive device) :: detonator {m}, ontsteker {m}
detour {n} (diversion or deviation) :: omleiding {f}, omweg {m}
detour {v} (intransitive: to make a detour) :: omlopen, omrijden etc.
detour {v} (transitive: to direct or send on a detour) :: omleiden
detox {n} (detoxification) :: ontwenningskuur
detriment {n} (harm, hurt, damage) :: schade {n}, schadelijk
detrimental {adj} (causing damage or harm) :: schadelijk
detritus {n} :: afval, puin
dette {n} (debt) SEE: debt ::
deuce {n} (playing card) :: twee {f}
deuterium {n} (isotope of hydrogen, see also: heavy hydrogen) :: deuterium {n}
deuteron {n} (tritium nucleus) :: deuteron {m}, deuteriumkern {m}
Deuteronomy {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Deuteronomium
devastation {n} (act of devastating or state of being devastated) :: verwoesting {f}
develop {v} (to bring out photographic images) :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to create) :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to progress) :: ontwikkelen
develop {v} (to progress through stages) :: zich ontwikkelen, uitgroeien
developer {n} (liquid used in chemical film processing) :: ontwikkelaar {m}
developer {n} (real estate developer) :: promotor {m}, projectontwikkelaar {m}
developer {n} (software programmer) :: [-analist] programmeur {m}
developer {n} (someone engaged product creation and improvement) :: ontwikkelaar {m}, ontwerper {m}
development {n} (process of developing) :: ontwikkeling
deviance {n} (person or thing that differs from the expected) :: buitenbeentje
deviance {n} (variation from expected behavior or form) :: afwijking
deviant {adj} (of or pertaining to a deviation) :: afwijkend
deviant {n} (person who deviates) :: afwijkeling {m}, afvallige
deviant {n} (thing that deviates) :: afwijkeling {m}
deviate {v} (To go off course from; to change course; to change plans) :: afwijken
deviation {n} (act of deviating) :: afwijken
device {n} (piece of equipment) :: toestel, apparaat
device driver {n} (software that communicates between operating system and hardware) :: stuurprogramma {n}
devil {n} (a creature of hell) :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (bad part of the conscience) :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (dust devil) SEE: dust devil ::
devil {n} (euphemistically, with an article: Hell (as an intensifier) :: verduiveld
devil {n} (in Christian Science, an evil or erring entity) :: duivel {m}
devil {n} (person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him) :: duivel {m}, duvel {m} [informal]
devil {n} (the devil: the chief devil) :: de duivel {m}
devil {n} (thing that is awkward or difficult to understand) :: harde noot {f}
devil {n} (wicked or naughty person) :: duivel {m}, deugniet {m}
devil {v} (annoy or bother) :: beduvelen, pesten, plagen
devil {v} (grill with cayenne pepper) :: peperen
devilish {adj} (extreme, excessive) :: deksels, duivels, verduiveld
devilish {adj} (resembling or characteristic of a devil) :: duivels, diabolisch, satanisch
devilish {adv} (devilishly) SEE: devilishly ::
devil is in the details {proverb} (idiom) :: de duivel zit in de details
devilment {n} (devilish action or conduct; mischief) :: duivelse streek,boosaardigheid
devil's advocate {n} (debater) :: advocaat van de duivel
devious {adj} (Deviating; not straightforward, not honest, not frank; not standard) :: heimelijk, onoprecht, kronkelend
devolution {n} (a rolling down) :: neergang
devote {v} (to commit oneself for a certain matter) :: wijden, toewijden
devour {v} (to eat greedily) :: verslinden, schransen, , vreten
dew {n} (moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc) :: dauw {m}
Dewar {n} (dewar) SEE: dewar ::
Dewar flask {n} (dewar) SEE: dewar ::
Dewar vessel {n} (dewar) SEE: dewar ::
dew point {n} (temperature) :: dauwpunt
dewy {adj} (covered by dew) :: dauwig, bedauwd
dexterity {n} (skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands) :: handigheid
dharma {n} (principle that orders the universe) :: dharma
Dhivehi {prop} (an Indo-Aryan language) :: Divehi, Maldivisch {n}, Maledivisch {n}
diabetes {n} (A group of metabolic diseases) :: diabetes {m}, suikerziekte
diabetes {n} (diabetes insipidus) SEE: diabetes insipidus ::
diabetes mellitus {n} (medical disorder) :: suikerziekte {f}
diachronic {adj} (changing with time) :: diachronisch
diachronic linguistics {n} (historical linguistics) SEE: historical linguistics ::
diacritic {adj} (denoting a distinguishing mark) SEE: diacritical ::
diacritic {adj} (distinguishing) SEE: diacritical ::
diaeresis {n} (diacritic placed over a vowel letter) :: trema {n}
diagenesis {n} (all the chemical, physical, and biological changes sediment goes through during and after lithification) :: diagenese
diagnosis {n} (identification of the nature and cause of an illness) :: diagnose {f}
diagnostic {adj} (of, or relating to diagnosis) :: diagnostisch
diagonal {adj} (geometry: joining two nonadjacent vertices) :: diagonaal
diagonal {adj} (having a slanted or oblique direction) :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (geometry: diagonal line or plane) :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (line or cut across a fabric) :: diagonaal
diagonal {n} (something arranged diagonally or obliquely) :: diagonaal
diagonal matrix {n} (type of matrix) :: diagonaalmatrix
diagram {n} (plan, drawing, sketch or outline to show workings or parts relationships) :: diagram {n}
dialect {n} (variety of a language) :: dialect {n}
dialectology {n} (the study of dialects) :: dialectologie {f}
dialog {n} (computing: dialogue box) :: dialoogvenster {n}
dialog {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals) :: dialoog {m}
dialog {n} (literary form resembling a conversation) :: dialoog {m}
dialog {n} (verbal part of a literary or dramatic work) :: dialoog {m}
dialog {v} (discuss) :: dialogeren, discussiëren, kortsluiten
dialogue {n} (computing: dialogue box) :: dialoogvenster {n}
dialogue {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals) :: dialoog {m}, gesprek {n}
dialogue {n} (literary form resembling a conversation) :: dialoog {m}
dialogue {n} (verbal part of a literary or dramatic work) :: dialoog {m}
dialogue {v} (discuss) :: dialogeren, discussiëren, kortsluiten
dialysis {n} (haemodialysis) SEE: haemodialysis ::
diamagnetic {adj} (exhibiting diamagentism) :: diamagnetisch
diamagnetism {n} (weak form of magnetism) :: diamagnetisme {n}
diamantiferous {adj} (yielding diamonds) SEE: diamondiferous ::
diameter {n} (length of this line) :: diameter {m}, doorsnede {m} {f}
diameter {n} (line) :: middellijn {c}
diamond {n} (diamond ring) SEE: diamond ring ::
diamond {n} (gemstone) :: diamant {m}
diamond {n} (rhombus) SEE: rhombus ::
diamond {n} (uncountable: mineral) :: diamant
diamond {v} (to adorn with diamonds) :: inleggen met diamant
diamonds {n} (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♦) :: ruiten {f-p}
Diaoyu Islands {prop} (Senkaku Islands) SEE: Senkaku Islands ::
diaper {n} (absorbent garment worn by a baby, or by someone who is incontinent) :: luier
diaperhood {n} (period of wearing diapers) :: luiertijd {m}, babytijd {m}
diaper rash {n} (rash in the diaper area) SEE: nappy rash ::
diaphanous {adj} (of a fine, almost transparent texture) :: ragfijn
diaphanous {adj} (Transparent; allowing light to pass through; capable of being seen through) :: doorzichtig, doorschijnend
diaphoneme {n} (abstract phonological unit denoting all the dialectal variations of a phoneme) :: diafoneem {n}
diaphragm {n} (anatomy: sheet of muscle separating thorax from abdomen) :: middenrif {n}
diaphragm {n} (mechanics: flexible membrane) :: diafragma {n}, membraan {n}
diarrhea {n} (medical condition) :: diarree
diary {n} (daily log of experiences) :: dagboek
Diaspora {prop} (dispersion of a group of people) :: diaspora
diatom {n} (grouping of minute algae) :: kiezelwier, diatomee
diazepam {n} (minor tranquillizer) :: diazepam
dibbler {n} (Parantechinus apicalis) :: gespikkelde buidelmuis, dibbler
dice {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance) SEE: die ::
dice {v} (to cut into small cubes) :: in blokjes snijden
dice snake {n} (Natrix tessellata) :: dobbelsteenslang, dambordslang
dicey {adj} (fraught with danger) :: gevaarlijk, bedreigend
dicey {adj} (of uncertain, risky outcome) :: onzeker, riskant
dichotomy {n} (cutting in two) :: dichotomie, tweedeling
dick {n} (highly contemptible person) :: lul {m}
dick {n} (slang: penis) :: lul {m}, pik {m}, piemel {m}, leuter
dickhead {n} (slang) glans penis) :: eikel {m}
dickhead {n} (slang) stupid person) :: eikel {m}
dictaphone {n} (dictation machine) SEE: dictation machine ::
dictation {n} (the process of speaking for someone else to write down the words) :: dictee {n}
dictator {n} (totalitarian leader of a dictatorship) :: dictator {m}
dictatorship {n} (a government led by a dictator) :: dictatuur {f}
diction {n} (clarity of word choice) :: dictie {f}
dictionary {n} (publication that explains the meanings of an ordered list of words) :: woordenboek {n}
didgeridoo {n} (Australian musical instrument) :: didgeridoo {m}
die {n} (cubical part of a pedestal) :: voet {m}, plint {f}
die {n} (device for cutting into a specified shape) :: mal {f}, matrijs {f}, vorm {f}
die {n} (embossed device used in stamping) :: stempel {m}
die {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance) :: dobbelsteen {m}, teerling {m} [archaic]
die {v} (to become spiritually dead) :: sterven
die {v} (to be cut off from family or friends) :: sterven
die {v} (to be mortified or shocked) :: sterven
die {v} (to break down) :: het laten afweten, het opgeven
die {v} (to stop living) :: doodgaan, sterven, overlijden
dieldrin {n} (cyclodiene insecticide) :: dieldrin
dieresis {n} (diacritic) SEE: diaeresis ::
diesel {n} (fuel) :: diesel {m}
diesel engine {n} (a type of engine) :: dieselmotor
diesel motor {n} (diesel engine) SEE: diesel engine ::
diet {n} (controlled regimen of food) :: dieet {n}
diet {n} (council of leaders) :: parlement {n}, rijksdag {m}
diet {n} (food a person or animal consumes) :: dieet {n}
dietary fibre {n} (undigested substance) :: voedingsvezel
differ {v} (not to have the same characteristics) :: verschillen, afwijken
difference {n} (arithmetic: result of a subtraction) :: verschil {n}
difference {n} (characteristic of something that makes it different from something else) :: verschil {n}, onderscheid {n}
difference {n} (disagreement or argument about something important) :: meningsverschil
difference {n} (quality of being different) :: verschil {n}
difference {v} (to distinguish or differentiate) :: differentiëren, onderscheiden
difference equation {n} (recurrence relation) SEE: recurrence relation ::
different {adj} (not the same) :: verschillend, anders, ongelijk
different {adj} (unlike most others) :: anders
different as chalk and cheese {adj} (different) :: het verschil van dag en nacht {n}
differential {n} (differential gear) SEE: differential gear ::
differential calculus {n} (calculus that deals with instantaneous rates of change) :: differentiaalrekening {f}
differential equation {n} (equation involving the derivatives of a function) :: differentiaalvergelijking
differentiate {v} (biology: to produce distinct organs or to achieve specific functions) :: differentiëren
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the derivative) :: afleiden
differentiate {v} (math: to calculate the differential) :: differentiëren
differentiate {v} (to perceive the difference) :: onderscheiden, differentiëren, discrimineren
differentiate {v} (to show or be the distinction) :: zich onderscheiden
difficult {adj} (hard, not easy) :: lastig, moeilijk
difficulty {n} (obstacle) :: hindernis {f}
difficulty {n} (state of being difficult) :: moeilijkheid {f}
diffidence {n} (The state of being diffident, timid or shy; reticence or self-effacement) :: Verlegenheid, terughoudendheid, bescheidenheid
diffident {adj} (distrustful) :: onbetrouwbaar
diffident {adj} (lacking confidence in one's self) :: onzeker
diffraction grating {n} (surface having a large number of closely spaced lines or slits) :: tralie {f}
dig {n} (archeological investigation) :: opgraving {f}
dig {v} (to move hard-packed earth out of the way) :: graven, delven
digamma {n} (letter of the Old Greek alphabet) :: digamma {m} {f}
digest {n} (compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged) :: compendium {n}, overzicht {n}
digest {n} (magazine of abridged articles) :: compendium {n}, overzicht {n}
digest {v} (to distribute or arrange methodically) :: ordenen
digest {v} (to separate food in the alimentary canal) :: verteren
digest {v} (to think over and arrange methodically in the mind) :: overdenken
digest {v} (to undergo digestion) :: verteren
digestible {adj} (capable of being digested) :: verteerbaar
digestion {n} (assimilation and understanding of ideas) :: verwerven {n}, verwerving {f}, assimilatie {f}
digestion {n} (process in gastrointestinal tract) :: spijsvertering {f}, vertering {f}
digestion {n} (processing of decay in organic matter assisted by microorganisms) :: vertering {f}, verteren {n}
digestive system {n} (system of organs) :: maag-darmstelsel {n}
digger {n} (gold miner) SEE: gold digger ::
digger {n} (large piece of machinery) :: graafmachine
digger {n} (nickname for a friend) SEE: bugger ::
digger {n} (one who digs) :: graver
digger {n} (spade (playing card) SEE: spade ::
digit {n} (finger or toe) :: vinger {m} (finger), teen {m} (toe)
digit {n} (numeral) :: cijfer {n}
digit {n} (slang: one's phone number) :: nummer {n}
digital {adj} (having to do or performed with a finger) :: vinger-
digital {adj} (of or relating to computers) :: digitaal
digital {adj} (representing discrete values) :: discreet
digital camera {n} (electronic camera) :: digitale camera {m}
digitalize {v} (make digital) :: digitaliseren
dignify {v} (to honor) :: vereren
dignitary {n} (important or influential person) :: hoogwaardigheidsbekleder {m}, hoogwaardigheidsbekleedster {f}
dignity {n} (formality, stateliness) :: plechtigheid {c}
dignity {n} (high office or rank) :: waardigheid {c}
dignity {n} (quality or state) :: waardigheid {c}
digraph {n} (computing: two-character sequence) :: digraaf {c}
digraph {n} (directed graph) SEE: directed graph ::
digraph {n} (pair of letters) :: digraaf {c}
digress {v} (to deviate) :: afdwalen
digs {n} (lodgings) SEE: lodgings ::
Dijon {prop} (city in Burgundy) :: Dijon
dike {n} (barrier to prevent flooding) :: dijk {m}
dike {n} (ditch and bank running alongside each other) :: sloot {f}
dike {n} (ditch) SEE: ditch ::
dike {n} (lesbian) SEE: dyke ::
dilapidated {adj} (having fallen into a state of disrepair) :: verloederd, verwaarloosd, vervallen
dilapidation {n} (law) the act of dilapidating, damaging a building or structure through neglect or by intention) :: verloedering, verwaarlozing, verstoring, verval {n}
dilapidation {n} (the state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined) :: bouwvalligheid, verkrotting, verloedering, verval {n}
dilate {v} (To become wider or larger; to expand) :: uitzetten {p}
dilate {v} (To enlarge; to make bigger) :: dilatatie
dilation {n} (delay) SEE: delay ::
dildo {n} (artificial phallus) :: dildo {m}, vibrator {m}
dilemma {n} (circumstance in which a choice must be made between two alternatives) :: dilemma {n}
dilettante {adj} (pertaining to or like a dilettante) :: dilettantisch
dilettante {n} (amateur) :: liefhebber {m}, amateur {m}
dilettante {n} (person who enjoys the arts, regardless of expertise) :: kunstliefhebber {m}, [e] dilettant
dilettante {n} (person with a general but superficial interest) :: liefhebber {m}, amateur {m}
diligence {n} (conscientiousness, determination, perseverance) :: toewijding {f}, vasthoudendheid {f}
diligence {n} (one of the seven contrary virtues) :: moed {f}, sterkte {f}, vasthoudendheid {f}, standvastigheid {f}
diligent {adj} (performing with intense concentration, focus, responsible regard) :: ijverig, vlijtig, toegewijd
dill {n} (fool) SEE: fool ::
dill {n} (herb of the species Anethum graveolens) :: dille {m}
diluent {n} (diluent) :: verdunner {m}
dilute {v} (to add more of a solvent to a solution; especially to add more water) :: verdunnen
dim {adj} (indistinct) :: vaag
dim {adj} (not bright, not colourful) :: donker, schemerachtig, schemerig, mat
dim {adj} (not smart) :: dom
dim {v} (to make something less bright) :: verduisteren, dimmen, afblinden
dime a dozen {adj} (so common as to be practically worthless) :: dertien in een dozijn
dimension {n} (in physics) :: dimensie {f}
dimension {n} (measure of spatial extent) :: dimensie {f}, afmeting {f}
dimensional lumber {n} (dimension lumber) SEE: dimension lumber ::
dimensional stone {n} (dimension stone) SEE: dimension stone ::
diminish {v} (To become smaller) :: afnemen, verkleinen
diminish {v} (To make smaller) :: verkleinen, verminderen
diminish {v} (To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone) :: verlagen
diminutive {adj} (serving to diminish) :: verkleinend
diminutive {adj} (very small) :: klein
diminutive {n} (grammar: word form expressing smallness) :: verkleinwoord {n}, diminutief {n}
dimple {n} (skin depression, especially at corners of the mouth) :: kuiltje {n}
dimple {n} (small depression or indentation in generic surface) :: bult, gaatje {n}
dimple {v} (create a dimple in) :: blutsen, indeuken, deuken
din {n} (loud noise) :: lawaai, geschreeuw
Dinah {prop} (female given name) SEE: Dina ::
dine {v} (to eat; to eat dinner or supper) :: dineren
ding-dong ditch {v} (ringing someone's door bell and running away) :: belletje trekken, belletje lellen
dingleberry {n} (cranberry) SEE: cranberry ::
dingo {n} (wild dog native to Australia) :: dingo {m}
dining room {n} (room, in a home or hotel, where meals are eaten) :: eetkamer de
dink {v} (sports) :: lobben
dinner {n} (a formal meal) :: dinee {n}
dinner {n} (a meal given to an animal) :: voer
dinner {n} (main meal of the day) :: avondeten {n}, avondmaaltijd {m}, avondmaal {n}, eten {n}
dinner {n} (midday meal) :: middageten {n}, middagmaaltijd {m}, middagmaal {n}, lunch {m}
dinner hour {n} (the hour when dinner takes place) SEE: dinnertime ::
dinner jacket {n} (tuxedo) SEE: tuxedo ::
dinner plate {n} (dinnerplate) SEE: dinnerplate ::
dinnertime {n} (mid-day break) SEE: lunchtime ::
dinosaur {n} (extinct reptile) :: dinosaurus {m}
diocese {n} (region administered by a bishop) :: bisdom, diocees {n}, diocese {f}
diode {n} (electronic device) :: diode {f}
dioptase {n} (Mineral) :: dioptaas
diopter {n} (alidide) SEE: alidide ::
diopter {n} (speculum) SEE: speculum ::
dioxide {n} (any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule) :: dioxide {n}
diphallasparatus {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia ::
diphallic terata {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia ::
diphallus {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia ::
diphthong {n} (complex vowel sound) :: diftong {m}, tweeklank {m}
diploë {n} (thin layer of tissue) :: diploë
diploid {adj} (of a cell, having a pair of each type of chromosome) :: diploïd
diploma {n} (certificate) :: diploma {n}
diplomacy {n} (art of conducting international relations) :: diplomatie {f}
diplomacy {n} (tact and subtle skill in dealing with people) :: diplomatie {f}
diplomat {n} (person who is accredited to represent a government) :: diplomaat {m}
diplomat {n} (someone who uses skill and tact in dealing with other people) :: diplomaat {m}
diplomatic {adj} (concerning relationships between governments) :: diplomatiek
diplomatic relations {n} (diplomatic intercouse) :: diplomatieke betrekkingen {f-p}
diplomatist {n} (diplomat) SEE: diplomat ::
dipole {n} (dipole antenna) SEE: dipole antenna ::
dipper {n} (bird) :: waterspreeuw
dipper {n} (vessel) :: pollepel
diptote {n} (grammar) a noun which has only two cases) :: diptoot {m}
diptych {n} (picture or series of pictures painted on two tablets) :: diptiek {f}
diptych {n} (writing tablet consisting of two leaves of rigid material) :: diptiek {f}
dire {adj} (expressing bad consequences) :: gevaarlijk, vreselijk, sinister, verschrikkelijk
dire {adj} (warning of bad consequences) :: onheilspellend, omineus
direct current {n} (electric current in which the electrons flow in one direction) :: gelijkstroom {m}
directed graph {n} (type of graphs) :: gerichte graaf {m}, digraaf {c}
direct flight {n} (a flight without changing aircraft) :: directe vlucht {f}
direct free kick {n} (soccer) :: rechtstreekse vrije trap {m}
direction {n} (indication of the point toward which an object is moving) :: richting
directive {adj} (that directs) :: wijzend
directive {n} (authoritative decision) :: richtlijn {f}
directive {n} (form of legislative act addressed to the EU Member States) :: richtlijn {f}
directive {n} (instruction or guideline) :: instructie {f}, richtlijn {f}
directly {adv} (immediately) SEE: immediately ::
directly {adv} (in a direct manner) :: direct, rechtstreeks
directly {adv} (in a straightforward way) :: direct, rechtuit
directly {adv} (plainly, without circumlocution or ambiguity) :: direct, onomwonden, rechtuit
directly {adv} (soon; next; when it becomes convenient) :: direct, dadelijk, zodadelijk, meteen, zo
directly {adv} (straightforwardly; honestly) :: zondermeer, eerlijk, rechtuit
direct object {n} (the noun a verb is directly acting upon) :: lijdend voorwerp {n}
director {n} (supervisor, manager) :: directeur {m} {f}, regisseur {m}
directory {n} (list of names, addresses etc.) :: [usually with an adjective to distinguish it from a tourist guide] gids {m}, repertorium {n}, telefoongids, Gouden gids, Witte gids
directory {n} (simulated folder) :: folder {m}, map {f}
directory {n} (structured listing of files) :: lijst {f}
direct product {n} (in category theory) SEE: categorical product ::
direct product {n} (in set theory) SEE: Cartesian product ::
directrix {n} (a female who directs) SEE: directress ::
direct verb {n} (A verb that agrees in person and number with the subject of a clause, by conjugation) :: persoonsvorm {m}
dire straits {n} (difficult position) :: in het nauw
dire wolf {n} (extinct canine) :: reuzenwolf {m}
dirge {n} (a mournful poem or piece of music composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.) :: lijkzang {m}, treurzang {m}
dirigible {n} (a self-propelled airship that can be steered) :: luchtschip {n}
dirty {adj} (covered with or containing dirt) :: vuil, smerig, vies
dirty {adj} (dishonourable, violating standards or rules) :: vuil, smerig, grof, oneerlijk
dirty {adj} (illegal, improper) :: vuil, oneerlijk
dirty {adj} (morally unclean, obscene or indecent) :: vuil, vulgair, obsceen, schunnig
dirty {adj} (of color: discolored by impurities) :: vuil
dirty {v} (to make dirty) :: bevuilen
dis {n} (diss) SEE: diss ::
dis {v} (diss) SEE: diss ::
disable {v} (to deactivate a function of an electronical or mechanical device) :: uitschakelen, deactiveren
disable {v} (to render unable; to take away the ability) :: onmogelijk maken
disabled {adj} (having a physical disability) :: gehandicapt, invalide, mindervalide
disabled {adj} (made incapable of use or action) :: onklaar
disabled {n} (The people who are disabled, regarded as a social class) :: invaliden, [no indefinite article] gehandicapten
disabuse {v} (free of a misconception) :: ontdoen, terugbrengen van een dwaling, uit de droom helpen
disadvantage {n} (weakness) :: nadeel {n}
disadvantaged {adj} (lacking an advantage relative to another) :: kansarm
disagree {v} (not correspond) :: niet overeenkomen, niet overeenstemmen
disagree {v} (not harmonize) :: het niet eens zijn , het oneens zijn
disagreeable {adj} (not agreeable, unsuitable) :: onaangenaam
disagreement {n} (A condition of not agreeing or concurring) :: niet in overeenstemming
disagreement {n} (An argument or debate) :: verschil van mening, meningsverschil
disallow {v} (to refuse to allow) :: niet toestaan, verbieden
disallow {v} (to reject as invalid, untrue, or improper) :: afkeuren
disambiguate {v} (remove ambiguities) :: desambigueren
disambiguation {n} (removal of ambiguity) :: desambiguatie
disappear {v} (to make vanish) :: laten verdwijnen
disappear {v} (to vanish) :: verdwijnen
disappearance {n} (action of disappearing or vanishing) :: verdwijning
disappoint {v} (to displease) :: teleurstellen
disappointed {adj} (defeated of hope or expectation) :: teleurgesteld
disappointing {adj} (that disappoints or disappoint) :: teleurstellende
disappointment {n} (circumstance) :: tegenvaller, tegenslag
disappointment {n} (emotion) :: teleurstelling {f}
disapprove {v} (to condemn) :: afkeuren
disapprove {v} (to refuse to approve) SEE: reject ::
disapproving {v} (present participle of disapprove) :: afkeurend
disarm {v} (to deprive of arms) :: ontwapenen
disarm {v} (to deprive of the means or the disposition to harm) :: ontwapenen
disarmament {n} (the reduction of military forces and armaments) :: ontwapening
disarray {n} (Want of array or regular order) :: wanorde
disarray {v} (To take off the dress of; to unrobe) :: uitkleden
disarray {v} (To throw into disorder; to break the array of) :: verstoren, verwarren
disassemble {v} (to take to pieces) :: demonteren
disaster {n} (unexpected catastrophe causing physical damage, etc.) :: ramp {c}
disaster {n} (unforeseen event causing great loss, etc.) :: ramp {c}
disastrous {adj} (foreboding disaster; ill-omened) :: onheilspellend, sinister
disastrous {adj} (of the nature of a disaster; calamitous) :: rampzalig, catastrofaal, rampspoedig
disastrously {adv} (in a disastrous way) :: rampzalig
disavow {v} (to deny or show the contrary of) :: ontkennen
disavow {v} (to refuse to own or acknowledge) :: verloochenen
disband {v} (to break up or cause to cease to exist) :: ontbinden
disburse {v} (to pay out) :: uitbetalen
disc {n} (a thin, flat, circular plate) :: schijf {f}
disc {n} (a vinyl phonograph / gramophone record) :: plaat {f}
disc {n} (intervertebral disc) :: discus {m}
disc {n} (something resembling a disk) :: schijf {f}
discharge {v} (electricity) the act of releasing an accumulated charge) :: ontladen
discharge {v} (to accomplish or complete, as an obligation) :: voltooien
disciple {n} (a person who learns from another, especially one who then teaches others) :: discipel {m}
Disciple {n} (one of the twelve disciples of Jesus) :: apostel
discipline {n} (category in which a certain activity belongs) :: discipline, branche, tak
discipline {n} (controlled behaviour, self-control) :: discipline, (zelf)beheersing
discipline {n} (punishment) :: discipline, tuchtiging, tuchtstraf
discipline {n} (specific branch or knowledge or learning) :: discipline, branche
discipline {v} (to impose order on someone) :: disciplineren, temmen
discipline {v} (to punish someone in order to (re)gain control) :: disciplineren, tuchtigen
discipline {v} (to teach someone to obey authority) :: disciplineren, temmen
discipline {v} (to train someone by instruction and practice) :: drillen
disclose {v} (make known) :: onthullen, ontsluieren, bekendmaken, vrijgeven
disclose {v} (open up) SEE: open up ::
disclose {v} (physically expose to view) :: onthullen, ontsluieren
discombobulate {v} (to befuddle) :: in de war schoppen, verstoren
disconcert {v} (bring into confusion) :: verstoren, verwarren, in de war brengen
disconcert {v} (frustrate) :: doorkruisen, verstoren, verijdelen
disconcert {v} (upset the composure) :: verstoren, verwarren, in de war brengen
disconcerting {adj} (ending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting) :: verontrustend, zorgwekkend
disconnect {n} (lack of connection or accord) SEE: mismatch ::
disconnect {n} (switch used to isolate a portion of an electrical circuit) SEE: disconnector ::
disconnected {adj} (math: not connected) :: onsamenhangend
disconsolate {adj} (cheerless, dreary) :: mistroostig
disconsolate {adj} (inconsolable) :: troosteloos
discontent {n} (dissatisfaction) SEE: dissatisfaction ::
discontention {n} (discontent) SEE: discontent ::
discontinuity {n} (lack of continuity) :: discontinuïteit {f}
discontinuity {n} (subterranean interface) :: discontinuïteit {f}
discord {n} (harsh or confused sound) :: kabaal {n}
discord {n} (lack of agreement) :: onenigheid {f}
discord {n} (musical dissonance) :: kakofonie {f}
discord {n} (strife resulting from lack of agreement; dissension) :: tweedracht {f}
discotheque {n} (nightclub) :: discotheek {f}
discount {n} (reduction in price) :: korting {c}
discourage {v} (to dishearten) :: ontmoedigen
discourage {v} (to persuade somebody not to do something) :: ontraden, afraden om
discouragement {n} (anything that discourages) :: ontmoediger {m}
discouragement {n} (the act of discouraging) :: ontmoediging {f}
discourse {n} (expression in (spoken or written) words) :: betoog {n}, discussie, gesprek {n}, conversatie, uiting
discourse {n} (formal lengthy exposition of some subject) :: betoog {n}, verhandeling, discours {n}
discourse {n} (rational expression, reason) :: rede
discourse {n} (verbal exchange or conversation) :: conversatie, gesprek {n}, gedachtenwisseling
discourse {v} (engage in discussion or conversation) :: converseren, spreken
discourse {v} (to debate) :: bespreken
discourse {v} (write or speak formally and at length) :: betogen, een betoog houden , een rede(voering) houden
discourteous {adj} (impolite) :: onhoffelijk
discover {v} (expose something previously covered) :: blootleggen, onthullen
discover {v} (find something for the first time) :: ontdekken
discovery {n} (something discovered) :: ontdekking {f}, vinding {f}
discovery {n} (the discovering of new things) :: ontdekking {f}
discreet {adj} (respectful of privacy or secrecy; quiet; diplomatic) :: discreet
discrepancy {n} (discrepant state) :: discrepantie {f}
discrepancy {n} (inconsistency) :: discrepantie {f}
discretion {n} (the quality of being discreet or circumspect) :: discretie {f}
discretize {v} (convert continuous space into discrete space) :: discretiseren
discursive {adj} (using reason and argument rather than intuition) :: redenerend
discus {n} (athletics sport of throwing the discus) :: discuswerpen {n}
discus {n} (round plate-like object for throwing) :: discus {m}
discus fish {n} (fish from the genus Symphysodon) :: discusvis
discuss {v} (to converse or debate concerning a particular topic) :: overleggen, discussiëren, debatteren, bediscussiëren, bepraten, bespreken
discussion {n} (conversation or debate) :: bespreking {f}, discussie {f}
disdain {n} (feeling of contempt or scorn) :: ongenoegen, verachting {f}
disdain {v} (to regard with strong contempt) :: minachten, versmaden
disease {n} (an abnormal condition of the body causing discomfort or dysfunction) :: ziekte {f}
disembark {v} (to go ashore, to leave a train or airplane) :: van boord gaan, ontschepen
disembowel {v} (to take or let out the bowels) :: ontdarmen, ontweiden
disenfranchised {adj} (Not represented) :: niet vertegenwoordigd
disenfranchisement {n} (explicit or implicit revocation of, or failure to grant the right to vote) :: Ontzetting uit een recht {m}, Ontneming van het kiesrecht
disequilibrium {n} (the loss of equilibrium or stability) :: onevenwichtigheid, desequilibrium, labiliteit, wankelbaarheid
disgruntled {adj} (unhappy, dissatisfied) :: misnoegd, ontevreden, ontstemd
disgruntlement {n} (The state of being disgruntled) :: ontevredenheid
disguise {n} (attire to hide/assume an identity) :: vermomming {f}, mom {n}
disguise {v} (to change the appearance) :: (zich) vermommen, verhullen
disguise {v} (to prevent revealing something secret) :: verbergen, verhullen, maskeren
disgust {n} (an intense dislike or repugnance) :: afschuw {m}
disgusting {adj} (repulsive, distasteful) :: walgelijk, afschuwelijk
dish {n} (contents of such a vessel ) :: bord {n}, gerecht {n}
dish {n} (slang: sexually attractive person ) :: stoot {f}
dish {n} (specific type of food ) :: gerecht {n}
dish {n} (tableware to be/being washed ) :: vaat {m}
dish {n} (vessel for holding/serving food ) :: bord {n}, taloor {f} (only in Flanders and only in dialect)
dishcloth {n} (for drying) :: [Flanders] keukenhanddoek {m}, vaatdoek {m}
dishcloth {n} (for washing) :: [Flanders] schotelvod {m}, vaatdoek {m}
dishearten {v} (discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage) :: ontmoedigen
dishes {n} (dishwashing) :: afwas {m}
dishonor {n} (dishonour) SEE: dishonour ::
dishonor {v} (dishonour) SEE: dishonour ::
dish out {v} (to put (food) on to a dish) :: opdienen, dienen, dissen (only in very specific context or expressions, dis is an old word for dining table, so it literally means: put on the table), opdissen (only in very specific context or expressions)
dishtowel {n} (a cloth or towel used to dry dishes) SEE: tea towel ::
dish up {v} (To serve cooked food) :: opdienen
dishware {n} (crockery) :: servies {n}
dishwasher {n} (machine) :: vaatwasser {m}, vaatwasmachine {f}, afwasmachine {f}
dishwasher {n} (person) :: afwasser {m} {f}
dishwashing {n} (dishwashing) SEE: dishes ::
dishwashing {n} (dishwashing) SEE: washing-up ::
disillusion {v} (to free or deprive of illusion; to disenchant) :: ontgoochelen
disinfectant {n} (A substance which kills germs and/or viruses) :: ontsmettingsmiddel
disinformation {n} (dissemination of intentionally false information) :: desinformatie {f}
disingenuous {adj} (not noble; unbecoming true honor) :: oneerlijk, onwaardig,onoprecht,achterbaks
disinherit {v} (to exclude from inheritance) :: onterven
disintegrate {v} (break up into one's parts) :: desintegreren, uiteenvallen
disintegrate {v} (cause to break into parts) :: desintegreren, ontbinden, opbreken
disinvite {v} (to cancel an invitation) SEE: uninvite ::
disjointed {adj} (not connected, coherent, or continuous) :: onsamenhangend, als los zand
disk {n} (a computer's hard disk) :: harde schijf, schijf {f}
disk {n} (a thin, flat, circular plate) :: schijf {f}
disk {n} (something resembling a disk) :: schijf {f}
diskindness {n} (unkindness) SEE: unkindness ::
disk jockey {n} (person who selects and plays recorded music) SEE: disc jockey ::
dislike {v} (not to like something) :: een hekel hebben aan, [archaic] het land hebben aan
dislocate {v} (to dislodge a bone) :: ontwrichten
dismantle {v} (divest) :: uitkleden
dismantle {v} (take apart) :: afbreken, demonteren, ontmantelen
dismay {n} (a sudden loss of courage) :: teleurstelling
dismay {v} (to disable with alarm or apprehensions) :: met wanhoop vervullen
dismay {v} (to render lifeless) :: laten besterven
dismay {v} (to take dismay or fright) :: angstig zijn
dismember {v} (remove limbs) :: ontleding {f}
dismissal {n} (deprivation of office) :: ontslag {n}
dismount {v} (to get off) :: demonteer
dismountable {adj} (capable of being dismounted) :: demonteerbaar
disobedience {n} (refusal to obey) :: ongehoorzaamheid {f}
disobedient {adj} (not obedient) :: ongehoorzaam
disorder {n} (physical or psychical malfunction) :: stoornis {f}
disorder {n} :: wanorde
disordered {adj} (chaotic) :: onoverzichtelijk, chaotisch, wanordelijk
disorganized schizophrenia {n} (disorganized schizophrenia) :: gedesorganiseerde schizofrenie {f}, hebefrene schizofrenie {f}
disown {v} (to refuse to own) :: verloochenen, verstoten
disparage {n} (marriage) :: getrouwd/huwelijk onder zijn/haar stand
disparage {v} :: ridiculiseren
disparage {v} (to dishonor by a comparison) :: onteren
disparage {v} (to match unequally) :: vernederen
disparage {v} (to ridicule) :: belachelijk maken
disparate {adj} (composed of inherently different elements) :: duidelijk verschillend
disparity {n} (the state of being unequal; difference) :: ongelijkheid, onevenredigheid
dispatch {n} (dismissal) SEE: dismissal ::
dispatch {v} (To send with promptness) :: verzenden
dispel {v} (to drive away by scattering) :: verjagen, verdrijven
dispensable {adj} (able to be done without; able to be expended; easily replaced) :: misbaar, onnodig, overbodig
dispense {v} (To eliminate or do without) :: afschaffen
dispense {v} (To issue, distribute, or put out) :: uitgeven, uitdelen, verdelen
dispense {v} (To supply or make up a medicine or prescription) :: doseren
dispersal {n} (the act or result of dispersing or scattering) :: spreiding {f}
disperse {v} (to scatter) :: verbreiden
dispirit {v} (Lower the morale of) :: ontmoedigen
dispirited {adj} (without spirit) SEE: despondent ::
display {n} (electronic screen) :: display {n}, beeldscherm {n}
display {n} (spectacle) :: spektakel {n}
disposable {adj} (that can be disposed of) :: besteedbaar
disposition {n} (tendency or inclination) :: gezindheid {f}
disprove {v} (to refute) :: weerleggen, ontkrachten
dispute {n} (quarrel) SEE: quarrel ::
disregard {n} (not paying attention or caring about) :: verontachtzaming
disregard {v} (to ignore) :: veronachtzamen, negeren
disrobe {v} (undress someone or something) :: ontkleden, uitkleden
disrupt {v} (to interrupt or impede something) :: onderbreken
disruption {n} (interruption) :: onderbreking {f}, ontregeling {f}
diss {n} (insult or put-down) :: diss [slang]
diss {v} (to put someone down or show verbal disrespect) :: dissen [slang]
dissatisfaction {n} (unhappiness or discontent) :: ontevredenheid {f}
dissatisfactory {adj} (causing dissatisfaction) SEE: unsatisfactory ::
dissect {v} (to study a dead animal's anatomy by cutting it apart) :: ontleden
disseminate {v} (transitive: to sow and scatter principles, etc. for propagation, like seed) :: uitdragen
dissemination {n} (act of disseminating) :: verspreiding {f}, verbreiding {f}
dissent {n} (disagreement with the ideas of an authority) :: afwijking van mening
dissent {v} (to disagree) :: van mening verschillen
dissenter {n} (someone who dissents) :: dissident
dissertation {n} (formal exposition of a subject) :: proefschrift {n}, [Flemish] thesis {f}, dissertatie {f}
dissident {n} (person who opposes the current political structure, group or laws) :: dissident {m}
dissociate {v} (chemistry: to separate compounds into simpler parts) :: scheiden
dissociate {v} (chemistry: to undergo dissociation) :: zich scheiden, dissociëren
dissociate {v} (to make unrelated) :: scheiden, afscheiden, zich distantiëren
dissociate {v} (to part, stop associating) :: zich scheiden
dissociation {n} (act of dissociating) :: dissociatie {f}, scheiding {f}
dissociation {n} (chemistry: process of breaking up) :: dissociatie {f}
dissolute {adj} (dissolute) :: losbandig
dissolve {n} (film punctuation) :: fade-out
dissolve {v} (fade out) SEE: fade out ::
dissolve {v} (intransitive: to be disintegrated into a solution by immersion) :: oplossen
dissolve {v} (to disperse a group) :: ontbinden, uiteendrijven
dissolve {v} (to resolve itself as by dissolution) :: verdampen
dissolve {v} (to terminate a union of multiple members actively) :: ontbinden, oplossen
dissolve {v} (transitive: to disintegrate into a solution by immersion) :: oplossen
dissolvent {adj} :: oplosbaar
dissuade {v} (convince not to try or do) :: uit het hoofd praten, afbrengen van, afraden
distaff {n} (part of a spinning wheel) :: rokken {n}, spinrokken {n}, spinstok {m}
distance {n} (amount of space between two points) :: afstand {m}, eind {n}
distance {v} (move away) :: verwijderen
distant {adj} (emotionally unresponsive) :: afstandelijk
distant {adj} (far off) :: ver, in de verte
distil {v} (to exude in small drops) :: druppelsgewijs afscheiden
distil {v} (to make by means of distillation) :: via distillatie vervaardigen , branden, stoken
distil {v} (to subject a substance to distillation) :: distilleren
distil {v} (to trickle down in small drops) :: afdruppelen, neerdruppelen, sijpelen
distil {v} (to undergo distillation) :: gedistilleerd worden
distill {v} (exude in small drops) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (make by distillation) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (subject to distillation) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (trickle down in small drops) SEE: distil ::
distill {v} (undergo distillation) SEE: distil ::
distillation {n} (substance once extracted) :: Destillaat
distillery {n} (a place where distillation takes place) :: distilleerderij
distinguish {v} (to see someone or something as different from others) :: onderscheiden
distinguished {adj} (celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious) :: voortreffelijk, eminent, voornaam
distort {v} (to bring something out of shape) :: vervormen
distort {v} (to give false account of) :: verdraaien, vervalsen
distraught {adj} (Deeply hurt, saddened, or worried) :: verstoord
distress {n} (cause of) discomfort) :: druk {m}, stress {f}
distress {v} (cause strain or anxiety) :: onder druk zetten, benauwen
distribute {v} (to apportion) :: verdelen
distribute {v} (to classify or separate into categories) :: indelen, opdelen
distribute {v} (to divide into portions and dispense) :: verdelen
distribute {v} (to scatter or spread) :: verspreiden
distribute {v} (to supply to retail outlets) :: leveren
distribution {n} (act of distribution or being distributed) :: distributie, uitdeling, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (anything distributed; portion; share) :: distributie, uitdeling {f}
distribution {n} (apportionment by law of funds, property) :: opdeling, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (distribution in statistics) :: distributie, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (frequency of occurrence or extent of existence) :: spreiding {f}, verspreiding {f}
distribution {n} (process by which commodities get to final consumers) :: distributie, verdeling {f}
distribution {n} (the result of distributing; arrangement) :: opdeling, verdeling {f}
distributor {n} (one who distributes, a thing that distributes) :: verspreider {m}
district {n} (administrative division) :: district {n}
district {n} (area or region) :: gebied {n}, regio {m} {f}
distro {n} (set of software components) :: distro {m}
disturb {v} (confuse or irritate) :: storen, verstoren
disturbance {n} (act of disturbing, being disturbed) :: storing {f}, verstoring {f}
disturbance {n} :: verstoring
disturbed {adj} (showing symptoms of mental illness, severe psychosis, or neurosis) :: gestoord
disulfide bond {n} (covalent bond between two sulfur atoms, formed by the reaction of two thiol groups) :: zwavelbrug {m} {f}
disuse {n} (disuse) :: onbruik {n}
ditch {n} (trench) :: sloot, greppel
ditsy {adj} (ditzy) SEE: ditzy ::
ditto {adv} (likewise) SEE: likewise ::
ditto {n} (ditto mark) :: herhalingsteken {n}
ditto {n} (informal: duplicate) :: kopietje {n}
ditto {n} (the aforesaid) :: dito, idem, idem dito, dito dito
diurnal {adj} (done once every day) :: dagelijks
diurnal {adj} (happening during daylight; primarily active during the day) :: dag-
diva {n} (female celebrity) :: diva {f}
diva {n} (person who considers herself much more important than others) :: diva {f}, prima-donna
dive {n} (deliberate fall after a challenge) :: schwalbe
dive {n} (seedy bar) :: kelderrestaurant
dive {v} (to descend) :: duiken, een duikvlucht maken
dive {v} (to jump into water) :: duiken
dive {v} (to swim under water) :: duiken, onderwaterzwemmen
diver {n} (someone who dives) :: duiker {m}, duikster {f}
diver {n} (the loon (bird) :: duiker {m}, zeeduiker {m}
divergence {n} (mathematical operator) :: divergentie {f}
diverse {adj} (different) :: divers
diversity {n} (quality of being diverse; difference) :: verscheidenheid
divest {v} (undress) SEE: undress ::
divide {v} (share by dividing) :: delen
divide {v} (split into two or more parts) :: verdelen
divide and conquer {v} (Divide and conquer) :: divide et impera, deel en heers, verdeel en heers
divide and rule {v} (Divide and conquer) :: divide et impera, deel en heers, verdeel en heers
dividend {n} (arithmetic: a number or expression) :: deeltal {n}
dividend {n} (finance: a payment of money by a company to its shareholders) :: dividend {n}
divine {adj} (of or pertaining to a god) :: goddelijk
divine {n} (a deity) SEE: deity ::
divine {v} (foretell (something) :: waarzeggen
divine {v} (search for (underground objects or water) using a divining rod) :: wichelen
diving bell {n} (airtight chamber used by divers) :: duikerklok
diving board {n} (diving platform) SEE: diving platform ::
diving board {n} (springboard) SEE: springboard ::
diving header {n} (ball) :: duikkopbal {c}
divining rod {n} (rod used for dowsing) :: wichelroede {f}, wichelstok {m}
divisible {adj} (Capable of being divided) :: deelbaar
divisible {adj} (Of an integer, that when divided leaves no remainder) :: deelbaar
division {n} (act or process of dividing anything) :: deling {f}, verdeling {f}, scheiding {f}
division {n} (arithmetic: calculation involving this process) :: deling {f}, staartdeling {f}
division {n} (arithmetic: process of dividing a number by another) :: deling {f}, delen {n}
division {n} (each of the parts resulting from division) :: deel {n}, gedeelte {n}
division {n} (large military unit) :: divisie {f}
division {n} (law: concept of separate responsibility) :: [van prestasie] deelbaarheid {f}
division {n} (section of a large company) :: afdeling {f}, divisie {f}, eenheid {f}
division ring {n} (algebraic concept) :: [Belgium] lichaam {n}, [Netherlands] scheef lichaam {n}
division sign {n} (Symbol) :: deelteken {n}
divisor {n} (arithmetic: a number or expression) :: deler {m}
divorce {n} (legal dissolution of a marriage) :: echtscheiding {f}
Diwali {prop} (festival of lights) :: Divali
dizziness {n} (state of being dizzy) :: duizeligheid
dizzy {adj} (having a sensation of turning around) :: draaierig, duizelig
dizzy {adj} (producing giddiness) :: duizelingwekkend
dizzyness {n} (dizziness) SEE: dizziness ::
djembe {n} (a large drum played with the hands) :: djembé {m} {f}
Djibouti {prop} (Republic of Djibouti) :: Djibouti
déjà vu {n} (Something which one has or suspects to have seen or experienced before) :: déjà vu
D major {n} (the major chord with a root of D) :: D-majeur, D-groot
D major {n} (the major key with D as its tonic) :: D-majeur, D-groot
D minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of D) :: d-mineur, d-klein
D minor {n} (the minor key with D as its tonic) :: d-mineur, d-klein
Dmitry {prop} (transliteration of Дмитрий) :: Dimitri {m}
DNA {n} (abbreviation of deoxyribonucleic acid (see deoxyribonucleic acid for full forms) :: DNA, DNZ
Dnepropetrovsk {prop} (Dnipropetrovsk) SEE: Dnipropetrovsk ::
dénouement {n} (the conclusion or resolution of a plot) :: ontknoping
do {n} (function, celebration, party) :: gedoe {n}, feest {n}, fuif {m} [Flemish]
do {n} (hairdo) :: snit {m}
do {n} (period of confusion or argument) :: gedoe {n}, ruzie
do {n} (tonic of a major scale) :: do
do {v} (be exhausted, finished, ready) :: eraan zijn, klaar zijn, kapot zijn
do {v} (be in jail) :: zitten
do {v} (be reasonable or acceptable) :: gaan
do {v} (cook) :: bakken, koken
do {v} (for emphasis) :: wel
do {v} (in negations) :: Not used in Dutch
do {v} (in questions) :: translated by inversion
do {v} (perform, execute) :: doen
do {v} (slang: attack) :: doen, aanvallen
do {v} (slang: have sex with) :: binnendoen
do {v} (take care of, be well) :: deugddoen, goeddoen
do {v} (to avoid repetition) :: Not used in Dutch
do {v} (visit) :: doen, bezoeken
do {v} (work, suffice) :: genoegen, het ermee doen
doable {adj} (possible to do) SEE: feasible ::
dobra {n} (official currency of São Tomé and Príncipe) :: dobra
docile {adj} (yielding to control) :: volgzaam
docileness {n} (docility) SEE: docility ::
dock {n} (body of water between two piers or wharves) :: dok {n}
dock {n} (burdock) :: klit {f}
dock {n} (part of a courtroom where the accused sits) :: beklaagdenbank {m} {f}
dock {v} (To cut off a section of an animal's tail) :: couperen
docker {n} (dockworker) SEE: dockworker ::
doctor {n} (person who has attained a doctorate) :: doctor {m} {f}
doctor {n} (physician) :: dokter {m} {f}, arts {m} {f}
doctor {n} (veterinarian) SEE: veterinarian ::
doctor {v} (alter or make obscure, in order to deceive) :: dokteren, valsificeren
doctorandus {n} (person who has passed a doctoral exam, but has not yet attained a doctorate) :: doctorandus {m}
doctorate {n} (highest degree awarded by a university faculty) :: doctorsgraad {m}
doctor's certificate {n} (medical certificate) SEE: medical certificate ::
doctrinal {adj} (of or relating to a doctrine) :: doctrinair, leerstellig
document {n} (original or official paper) :: document {n}
document {v} (to record in documents) :: documenteren
documentary {adj} (of, related to or based on documents/that serves to document something) :: documentair
documentary {n} (documentary film) :: documentaire
documentation {n} (documents that explain the operation of a particular software program) :: documentatie {c}
dodecahedron {n} (a polyhedron with 12 faces) :: dodecaëder {m}, regelmatig twaalfvlak {n}
dodecaphonist {n} (proponent of dodecaphony) :: dodecafonist {m}, [obsolete] dodecaphonist {m}
dodge {v} (to avoid by moving out of the way) :: ontwijken, uit de weg gaan
dodge {v} (to avoid; to sidestep) :: ontwijken
dodgem {n} (dodgem) SEE: bumper car ::
dodger {n} (nautical: companionway cover in a sailboat) :: buiskap
dodo {n} (old-fashioned person or institution) :: dodo {m}
dodo {n} (Raphus cucullatus) :: dodo {m}, walghvogel
doe {n} (female deer) :: hinde {f}
doe {n} (female fallow deer) :: damherthinde {f}
doe {n} (female hare) :: moerhaas {f}
doe {n} (female rabbit) :: voedster, moer
does anyone here speak English {phrase} (does anyone here speak English?) :: spreekt hier iemand Engels
doff {v} (to get rid of, to throw off) :: verwerpen
doff {v} (to remove or take off, especially of clothing) :: uitdoen, ontdoen
dog {n} (animal) :: hond {m}
dog {n} (hinged catch) SEE: pawl ::
dog {n} (male canine) :: reu {m}
dog {n} (metal support for logs) SEE: andiron ::
dog {n} (slang: man) SEE: guy ::
doge {n} (chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa) :: doge
dogfish {n} (bowfin) SEE: bowfin ::
dogfish {n} (shark in family Dalatidae) SEE: kitefin shark ::
dogfish {n} (shark in family Scyliorhinidae) SEE: catshark ::
dogged {adj} (stubbornly persevering, steadfast) :: hardnekkig
doggish {adj} (currish) :: honds, rekels
doggy paddle {n} (swimming stroke) SEE: dog paddle ::
doggy style {n} (Adverb) :: doggy, doggy style, op z'n hondjes
doggy style {n} (Position assumed for such intercourse.) :: hondjeshouding {f}
doghouse {n} (kennel) SEE: kennel ::
doghouse bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass ::
Dog Latin {prop} (bad, erroneous Latin) :: potjeslatijn {n}
dogma {n} (authoritative principle, belief or statement of opinion) :: dogma {n}, geloofspunt {n}, leerstelling {f}, leerstuk {n}
dogma {n} (doctrine) :: dogmatiek
dogmatic {adj} (asserting beliefs in an arrogant way) :: dogmatisch
dogmatist {n} (stubborn, assertive, opinionated person) :: dogmaticus {m}
dog meat {n} (dog eaten as meat) :: hondenvlees {n}
dog shit {n} (deceitful statements, etc) SEE: bullshit ::
dog shit {n} (fecal matter produced by a dog) :: hondenpoep {m}
dogshit {n} (dog excrement) SEE: dog shit ::
dog's life {n} :: hondenleven {n}
dogwood {n} (tree or shrub of the genus Cornus) :: kornoelje
d'oh {interj} (expression of frustration) :: o nee
doh {interj} (expression of surprise) :: o nee
doh {n} (expression of frustration) :: do {f}
do I know you {phrase} (do I know you?) :: ken ik je?, ken ik je ergens van?, ken ik je niet ergens van?, ken ik u?, ken ik u ergens van?, ken ik u niet ergens van?, ken ik jullie? {p}
doing {n} (a deed or action) :: toedoen {n}
do-it-yourself {adj} (of or pertaining to do it yourself) :: doe-het-zelf
dole {n} (unemployment benefit) :: steun {m}
doline {n} (any sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole ::
doll {n} (a toy in the form of a human) :: pop {f}
dollar {n} (designation for specific currency) :: dollar {m}
dollhouse {n} (miniature house for dolls) SEE: doll's house ::
dollop {n} (lump) :: brok
doll up {v} (to dress oneself or another in formal or ostentatious clothing) :: optutten
dolmen {n} ( tomb consisting of a capstone supported by two or more upright stones) :: hunebed {n}
dolor {n} (sorrow) :: smart {f}
dolorous {adj} (solemnly or ponderously sad) :: mistroostig, mismoedig, droefgeestig, doloreus
dolphin {n} (aquatic mammal) :: dolfijn {m}
dolphin {n} (dauphin) SEE: dauphin ::
dolphin {n} (mahi-mahi) SEE: mahi-mahi ::
domain {n} (geographic area owned or controlled by a single person or organization) :: domein {n}
dome {n} (architectural element) :: koepel {m}
Dome of the Rock {prop} (shrine in Jerusalem) :: Rotskoepel
domesticate {v} (intransitive) to adapt to live with humans) :: domesticeren
domesticate {v} (to make domestic) :: domesticeren
domesticate {v} (to make fit for domestic life) :: domesticeren
domesticate {v} (transitive) to adapt to live with humans) :: domesticeren
domestication {n} (The act of domesticating the action of taming) :: domesticatie {f}
domestic debt {n} (debt owed to creditors resident in the same country as debtor) :: binnenlandse schuld {f}
domestic violence {n} (Violence committed by one member of a family or household against another) :: huiselijk geweld {n}
dominance {n} (being in a position over others) :: overheersing
dominance {n} (property of a gene) :: dominantie {f}
dominance {n} (state of being dominant) :: dominantie {f}
dominance {n} (superior development or preference for one side of the body or for one of a pair of organs) :: dominantie {f}
domination {n} (act of dominating) :: overheersing {f}
Dominica {prop} (Commonwealth of Dominica) :: Dominica
Dominican Republic {prop} (country in the Caribbean) :: Dominicaanse Republiek
domovoi {n} (domovoy) SEE: domovoy ::
don {n} (mafia boss) :: maffiabaas {m}
don {n} (professor) SEE: professor ::
don {v} (put on clothes) :: aantrekken, zich uitdossen
Don {prop} (River in European Russia) :: Don {m}
Donald Duck {prop} (one of the Disney characters) :: Donald Duck
donation {n} (a voluntary gift or contribution for a specific cause) :: schenking {f}
donatism {n} (Christian belief) :: donatisme {n}
Donbass {prop} (Donbas) SEE: Donbas ::
done {adj} (being exhausted or fully spent) :: op
done {adj} (In a state of having completed or finished an activity) :: klaar
done {adj} (of food) ready, fully cooked) :: gaar
dongle {n} (A hardware device utilized by a specific application for purposes of copy protection) :: dongel
dongle {n} (Any short wired connector) :: dongel
donjon {n} (fortified tower) SEE: keep ::
donkey {n} (a domestic animal) :: ezel {m}
donkey {n} (a fool) :: ezel {m}, domme ezel {m}
donkey {n} (a stubborn person) :: ezel {m}, koppige ezel {m}
don't {contraction} (do not) :: imperative + niet, niet + infinitive
don't count your chickens before they're hatched {proverb} (don't count on things if you don't have them yet) :: de huid niet verkopen voor de beer geschoten is
don't let the door hit you on the way out {phrase} (good riddance) SEE: good riddance ::
don't look a gift horse in the mouth {proverb} (a phrase referring to unappreciatively questioning of a gift or handout too closely) :: een gegeven paard niet in de bek kijken, Men moet een gegeven paard niet in de bek kijken
don't mention it {phrase} (it is too trivial to warrant thanks) :: geen dank, niets te danken
don't shoot the messenger {proverb} (the bearer of bad news should not be held accountable for the bad news) :: geef niet de boodschapper de schuld
don't worry {phrase} (indicates to the interlocutor not to worry about something) :: maak je geen zorgen
donut {n} (deep-fried piece of dough) SEE: doughnut ::
doodad {n} (thingy) SEE: thingy ::
doodah {n} (thingy) SEE: thingy ::
doohickey {n} (a thing) :: dinges {m}
doom {n} (death) :: ondergang {c}
doom {n} (Last Judgment) SEE: Last Judgment ::
doomed {adj} (certain to suffer death, failure, or a similarly negative outcome) :: gedoemd
doomsayer {n} (one who predicts doom) :: doemprofeet {m}, ondergangsprofeet {m}
do one {v} (depart from a place) :: ervandoor gaan
do one's bit {v} (to make one's individual contribution to the whole) :: zijn steentje bijdragen
door {n} (portal of entry into a building, room or vehicle) :: deur {f}, [on a vehicle] portier {n}
doorcase {n} (doorframe) SEE: doorframe ::
doorknob {n} (circular device attached to a door, the rotation of which permits the unlatching of a door) :: deurknop {m}
doormat {n} (coarse mat that appears at the entrance to a house) :: deurmat {m} {f}
doorpost {n} (doorjamb) SEE: doorjamb ::
door to door {adv} (from one household or business to the next) :: van door tot deur
door to door {adv} (from ultimate origin to ultimate destination) :: van door tot deur
door to door {adv} (from ultimate shipper to ultimate recipient) :: van door tot deur
dope {n} (aeronautics: varnish used to waterproof, strengthen, etc.) :: vernis, beits
dope {n} (slang: any narcotic) :: drugs
dope {n} (slang: a stupid person) :: idioot, dommerik
dope {n} (viscous liquid used to prepare a surface) :: grondlaag, was, beits
dope {v} (electronics: add a dopant to) :: doteren
doping {n} (addition of small quantities of an element to a semiconductor) :: dotering {f}
doping {n} (use of drugs to improve athletic performance) :: doping {f}
doppelganger {n} (ghostly double of a living person) :: dubbelganger {m} {f}
doppelganger {n} (remarkably similar double) :: dubbelganger
Doppler effect {n} (change in frequency or wavelength) :: dopplereffect {n}
dorado {n} (mahi-mahi) SEE: mahi-mahi ::
Doric {prop} (Greek dialect) :: Dorisch {n}
dork {n} (vulgar, slang: penis) :: lul {m}, piemel {m}, dees {m}
dormant volcano {n} (inactive volcano that may return active) :: slapende vulkaan {m}
dormer-window {n} (upright window in a roof) :: dakvenster
dormitory {n} (room for sleeping) :: [several sleepers] slaapzaal, [one or very few] slaapcel
dormouse {n} (rodent) :: relmuis {f}, hazelmuis {f}
Dorothea {prop} (female given name) SEE: Dorothy ::
Dorothy dollar {n} (business generated by homosexuals) SEE: pink pound ::
dorsal fin {n} (fin on a marine animal's back) :: rugvin {f}
dose {n} (measured portion of medicine) :: doos
dossier {n} (A collection of papers and/or other sources) :: dossier {n}
dot {n} (decimal point) :: punt {m}
dot {n} (morse code symbol) :: punt {m}
dot {n} (punctuation mark) :: punt {m}
dot {n} (small spot or mark) :: punt {m}
Dot {prop} (diminutive of Dorothy) :: Doortje {f}
dote {n} (darling, cutie) :: schat {f}, dot {m} {f}
dote {v} (to act in a foolish manner) :: dollen
dote {v} (to be excessively fond of) :: dol zijn op
do the dishes {v} (to wash up dishes) :: de afwas doen, afwassen
do the laundry {v} (to wash the laundry) :: de was doen
dot product {n} (scalar product) SEE: scalar product ::
dot the i's and cross the t's {v} (Take care of every detail) :: de puntjes op de i zetten
double {n} (a person resembling or standing for another) :: dubbelganger {m}, dubbelgangster {f}
double agent {n} (spy) :: dubbelagent {m}, dubbelspion {m}
double barrel vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults) :: kruisgraatgewelf {n}, kruisgewelf {n}
double bass {n} (largest instrument of violin family) :: contrabas {m} {f}
double-click {n} (action or event of pushing mouse-button twice) :: dubbelklik {m}
double-click {v} (to push a mouse-button twice) :: dubbelklikken
double-decker {n} (vehicle with two decks) :: dubbeldekker {m}
double-decker bus {n} (bus that has two levels of seating) :: dubbeldeksbus {m}
double doors {n} (a set of two adjoining doors that can be opened independently) :: dubbeldeur {m} {f}
double Dutch {n} (incomprehensible language) :: koeterwaals {n}, wartaal
double-edged sword {n} (idiomatic) :: tweesnijdend zwaard {n}
double fault {n} (missing of both the first serve and second serve) :: dubbelfout {m} {f}
double-park {v} (to park a car next to a car already parked on the side of a street) :: dubbel parkeren
double-quick {n} (cadence) :: looppas {m}
double reed {n} (a pair of reeds in wind instruments) :: Dubbelriet
doublet {n} (pair of cognates in a language) :: doublet {n}, tweelingwoord {n}
double whole note {n} (music: a note with twice the value of a whole note) :: brevis {c}
doubt {n} (uncertainty) :: twijfel {f}
doubt {v} (to lack confidence in something) :: twijfelen, betwijfelen
doubtlessly {adv} (without question) :: zonder twijfel
douchebag {n} (slang: jerk, idiot) :: lul {m}, eikel {m}, klootzak, [archaic] vlegel {m}, idioot {m}, debiel {m}
dough {n} (mix of flour and other ingredients) :: deeg {n}
doughnut {n} (deep-fried piece of dough or batter) :: donut, berlinerbol (with filling)
dour {adj} (expressing gloom or melancholy) :: stuurs
dour {adj} (stern, harsh and forbidding) :: afschrikwekkend
dour {adj} (unyielding and obstinate) :: onverbiddelijk
douse {v} (plunge suddenly into water; duck; immerse) :: onderduiken, onderdompelen
douse {v} (put out; extinguish) :: doven, uitdoen, uitdoven
dove {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae) :: [♂♀] duif {f} {m}, [♂] doffer {m}, [♀] duivin {f}
dovecot {n} (dovecote) SEE: dovecote ::
dovecote {n} (house or box in which domestic pigeons breed) :: duiventil {m}, duivenkot {n}
dovehouse {n} (dovecote) SEE: dovecote ::
Dover {prop} (port in Kent, England) :: Dover
dowager {n} (widow) :: douairière {f}
dowel {n} (a pin fitting into holes, partly in one piece and partly in the other to keep them in their position) :: deuvel {m}
dower {n} (part of deceased's property) :: lijftogt
dower {n} (property given to wife at marriage) :: weduwgift
down {adj} (depressed) :: down, depri, depressief
down {adj} (on a lower level than before) :: laag
down {adv} (from a high to a low position, downwards) :: naar beneden, neer
down {adv} (into a state of non-operation) :: uit, af
down {adv} (south) :: naar beneden
down {n} (American football – a single play) :: down {m}, ronde {f}, kwart {n}
down {n} (field, especially for racing) :: veld {n}, baan {f}
down {n} (hill, rolling grassland) :: heuvel {m}
down {n} (soft, immature feathers) :: dons {n}
down {prep} (from one end to another) :: af, naar beneden
down {v} (to drink or swallow) :: atten, drinken, zuipen
down {v} (to drop) :: laten vallen, droppen
down {v} (to pot a ball) :: potten
downbeat {adj} (sad) :: droef, pessimistisch
downcast {adj} (feeling despondent) :: neergeslagen , moedeloos
downfall {n} (precipitous decline in fortune; death or rapid deterioration, as in status or wealth) :: neergang {m}
downhill {adj} (easy) SEE: easy ::
downhill {n} (alpine skiing) SEE: alpine skiing ::
downhill {n} (discipline of alpine skiing) :: afdaling {f}
downing {n} (defeat) SEE: defeat ::
download {n} (file transfer to the local computer) :: download {m}
download {v} (to transfer data from a remote computer to a local one) :: downloaden, afladen, binnenhalen, binnenladen
down payment {n} (payment representing a fraction of the price) :: aanbetaling
downpour {n} (heavy rain) :: wolkbreuk {f}
downright {adv} (really; actually; quite; thoroughly; utterly) :: regelrecht, gewoonweg
downsize {v} (to reduce in size or number) :: afslanken, reorganizeren
downsize {v} (to reduce the workforce of) :: afslanken, reorganizeren
downsize {v} (to terminate the employment of) :: afdanken, afvloeien
downspout {n} (vertical pipe or conduit) :: regenpijp {c}
Down's syndrome {n} (condition caused by chromosomal deficiency) SEE: Down syndrome ::
downstairs {adv} (downstairs (adverb) :: beneden
downstream {adv} (Following the path of a river or stream) :: stroomafwaarts
Down syndrome {n} (condition caused by chromosomal deficiency) :: syndroom van Down {n}, downsyndroom {n}, mongolisme {n}
downtown {n} (either the lower, or the business center of a city or town) :: binnenstad {m}
downtrodden {adj} (oppressed, persecuted or subjugated) :: onderdrukt, verdrukt
downtrodden {adj} (trodden down) :: vertrapt
downward {adj} (moving down) :: neerwaarts
downwards {adv} (towards a lower place) :: benedenwaarts
dowry {n} (property or payment given at time of marriage) :: bruidsschat {m}
dowser {n} (divining rod or dowsing rod) :: wichelroede {f}, wichelstok {m}
doxastic {adj} (related to opinion) :: doxastisch
doxology {n} (expression of praise to God, especially a short hymn) :: doxologie {f}
do you believe in God {phrase} (do you believe in God?) :: gelooft u in God?, geloof jij in God?, geloof je in God?
do you have a menu in English {phrase} (phrase) :: hebt u een menu in het Engels?
do you have children {phrase} (do you have children?) :: hebt u kinderen? [formal]
do you need help {phrase} (Do you need help?) :: heeft u hulp nodig?, heb je hulp nodig?
do you speak English {phrase} (do you speak English?) :: spreek je Engels?, [formal] spreekt u Engels?
do you speak something {phrase} (do you speak…?) :: spreekt u Nederlands?, spreek je Nederlands?
doze {v} (to nap) :: dommelen
dozen {n} (dozens: a large number) :: tientallen {p}
dozen {n} (twelve) :: dozijn {n}
Draco {prop} (Athenian lawgiver) :: Draco {m}
Draco {prop} (one of Acteon's hounds) :: Draco {m}
dracology {n} (dragonlore) SEE: dragonlore ::
Dracula {prop} (fictional vampire) :: Dracula
Dracula {prop} (former prince of Wallachia) :: Vlad Dracula {m}, Vlad de Spietser {m}, Vlad III {m}
draculin {n} (glycoprotein) :: ?
draft {adj} (Referring to drinks on tap) :: van 't vat {n}, [adjective] getapt
draft {n} (amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow) :: slok {m}
draft {n} (conscription) :: lichting {f}
draft {n} (current of air) :: tocht {m}, trek {m} (maybe only in Flanders)
draft {n} (depth of water needed to float ship) :: diepgang {m}
draft {n} (draw through a flue) :: trek {m}
draft {n} (early version of a written work) :: kladversie {f}, kladje {n}, aanzet {m}, schets {f}
draft {n} (order for money to be paid) :: wissel {m}, cheque {m}
draft {n} (preliminary sketch) :: kladversie {f}, sketch {f}
draft {v} (to conscript a person) :: oproepen, ronselen
draft {v} (to write a first version) :: schetsen, in 't klad maken
draft {v} (to write a law) :: wetsontwerp {n} maken
draft animal {n} (draught animal) SEE: draught animal ::
draftee {n} (one who is drafted) :: dienstplichtige
draft horse {n} (horse used for muscular work) :: trekpaard {n}
drag {n} (foundry: bottom part of a sand casting mold) :: fundering {f}
drag {n} (resistance of the air or some other fluid) :: luchtweerstand
drag {n} (someone or something that is annoying or frustrating) :: belemmering, hinderpaal
drag {n} (street) SEE: street ::
drag {v} (to pull along a surface) :: slepen
dragnet {n} (net dragged across the bottom) :: sleepnet
dragon {n} (constellation Draco) SEE: Draco ::
dragon {n} (figuratively: something very formidable or dangerous) :: draak
dragon {n} (Komodo dragon) SEE: Komodo dragon ::
dragon {n} (lizard of the genus Draco) SEE: Draco ::
dragon {n} (mythical creature) :: draak {m}, (archaic) lintworm
dragon {n} (nickname for the Chinese empire and the People's Republic of China) :: de Draak
dragon {n} (pejorative: unpleasant woman) :: draak, dragonder
dragon boat {n} (a type of boat raced in Chinese festivals) :: drakenboot
dragonfly {n} (insect of the infraorder Anisoptera) :: libel {f}
dragon fruit {n} (fruit) :: drakenvrucht {f}, pitaya {m}
dragon's wort {n} (tarragon) SEE: tarragon ::
dragoon {n} (horse soldier) :: dragonder
drain {n} (conduit for liquids) :: afvoer
drain {v} (cause liquid to flow out of) :: leeg laten lopen
drain {v} (deplete of energy) :: uitputten
drain {v} (dry out a wet place) :: ontwateren
drain {v} (to lose liquid) :: leeglopen
drainage {n} (removal of water) :: drainage, afwatering
drainage basin {n} (topographic region in which all water drains to a common outlet) :: stroomgebied, spaarbekken {n}
draisine {n} (light auxiliary rail vehicle) :: draisine {f}
drake {n} (male duck) :: woerd {m}, mannetjeseend {f}, draak {m}
drake {n} (small dragon) :: draakje {n}
drama {n} (Brought through the media) :: drama {n}
drama {n} (composition) :: drama {n}
drama {n} (Dramatic situation) :: drama {n}
drama {n} (Theatrical play) :: drama {n}, toneelstuk {n}, theateropvoering {f}
drama queen {n} (exaggeratedly dramatic person) :: relnicht {m}, dramanicht {m}
dramatic present tense {n} (tense) SEE: historical present tense ::
dramatist {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright ::
dramaturgical {adj} (dramaturgic) SEE: dramaturgic ::
drape {n} (curtain, drapery) SEE: curtain ::
drape {v} (to cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery) :: bekleden
drapes {n} (UK plural) SEE: drape ::
drastic {adj} (extreme, severe) :: drastisch
drat {interj} (cry of anger or frustration) :: stik, verrek
drat {v} (to damn or curse) :: verdoemen, vervloeken
draught {n} (a current of air) :: tocht {m}
draught {n} (an amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow) :: slok {m}, teug {m} {f}
draught {n} (the depth below the water line to the bottom of a vessel's hull) :: diepgang {m}
draught animal {n} (animal) :: trekdier {n}
draughts {n} (game for two players) :: damspel {n}
draw {n} (procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined) :: trekking {f}
draw {n} (tie as a result of a game) :: gelijkspel
draw {v} (to attract) :: aantrekken
draw {v} (to cause) SEE: cause ::
draw {v} (to close curtains etc.) :: sluiten
draw {v} (to determine the result of a lottery) :: trekken
draw {v} (to disembowel) SEE: disembowel ::
draw {v} (to end a game with neither side winning) :: gelijkspelen
draw {v} (to inhale) SEE: inhale ::
draw {v} (to produce a picture) :: tekenen
draw {v} (to pull out) :: trekken
draw attention {v} (to rouse someone to notice something, to cause someone to focus on something) :: opzien baren, aandacht trekken
drawbridge {n} (bridge which can be raised) :: ophaalbrug {f}, valbrug
drawer {n} (artist who primarily makes drawings) :: tekenaar {m}, tekenares {f}
drawer {n} (one who draws something) :: tekenaar {m}, tekenares {f}
drawer {n} (open-topped box in a cabinet used for storing) :: lade, la, [Flemish] schuif
drawers {n} (long underpants) :: (lange) onderbroek
drawers {n} (plural of drawer) SEE: drawer ::
drawers {n} (slang) clothing worn on the legs) :: beenbedekking
drawing {n} (act of producing a picture) :: tekenen {n}
drawing {n} (graphic art form) :: tekenen {n}, tekenkunst
drawing {n} (picture, likeness, diagram or representation) :: tekening
drawing pin {n} (tack for attaching paper) SEE: thumbtack ::
dread {n} (great fear in view of impending evil) :: vrees {f}, doodsangst {f}
dread {n} (somebody or something dreaded) :: [person] gevreesde {m} {f}, [thing] gevreesde {n}
dread {v} (to fear greatly) :: vrezen, schrik hebben, bang zijn, vrezen
dreadful {adj} (causing dread) :: vervaarlijk
dream {n} (hope or wish) :: droom {m}, hoop {n}
dream {n} (imaginary events seen while sleeping) :: droom {m}
dream {v} (daydream) SEE: daydream ::
dream {v} (see imaginary events while sleeping) :: dromen
dream {v} (to hope, to wish) :: dromen
dreamcatcher {n} (decorative Native American object) :: dromenvanger
dreary {adj} (drab) :: bleek, lusteloos
dredge {n} (dragnet) SEE: dragnet ::
dreg {n} (sediment in a liquid) :: droesem {m}, drab {f}, bezinksel {n}
dreggy {adj} (muddy) SEE: muddy ::
dregs {n} (settled sediment) :: bezinksel {n}, droesem {m}
Drenthe {prop} (province of the Netherlands) :: Drenthe
dress {n} (apparel) :: kledij {f}, kleding {f}
dress {n} (garment) :: jurk {m}, [formal] gewaad {n}, [Flemish] kleed {n}
dress {v} (to clothe oneself) :: zich aankleden, zich kleden
dress {v} (to clothe (something or somebody) :: kleden, aankleden
dressed {v} (having clothes on) :: aangekleed
dress rehearsal {n} (rehearsal prior to a public spectacle, where all the performers are in costume) :: generale repetitie {f}
dribble {n} (small amount of liquid) :: druppel {m}
dribble {n} (sport) :: dribbelen {n}
dribble {v} (to advance by dribbling) :: dribbelen
dribble {v} (to bounce the ball with one hand at a time) :: dribbelen
dribble {v} (to fall in drops or an unsteady stream) :: druppelen
dribble {v} (to let saliva drip from the mouth) :: kwijlen, zeveren
dribble {v} (to let something fall in drips) :: druppelen
dribble {v} (to move the ball, by repeated light kicks) :: dribbelen met
dribble {v} (to run with the ball, controlling its path with the feet) :: dribbelen
dried {adj} (without water or moisture) :: gedroogd
drift {n} (shallow place in a river) SEE: ford ::
drift {v} (to deviate gently from the intended direction of travel) :: trekken
driftwood {n} (floating piece of wood) :: drijfhout
drill {v} (to investigate closer) :: graven
drill {v} (to make a hole) :: boren
drill {v} (to practice) :: drillen
drill {v} (to repeat in order to make remember) :: instampen, blokken
drill bit {n} (any cutter used in similar way) :: boorkop {m}
drill bit {n} (twist drill) SEE: twist drill ::
drilling {n} (act of drilling) :: boring {f}
drillmaster {n} (1. one who trains others in something) :: drilmeester
drink {n} (action of drinking) :: drinken {n}
drink {n} (served alcoholic beverage) :: drank {m}, drinken
drink {n} (served beverage) :: drank {m}, drinken {n}
drink {n} (type of beverage) :: drank {m}
drink {v} (consume alcoholic beverages) :: drinken
drink {v} (consume liquid through the mouth) :: drinken
drinkable {adj} (safe to drink) :: drinkbaar
drink-driving {n} (drink-driving) SEE: drunk driving ::
drinking-horn {n} (a drinking-vessel made from the horn of an animal) :: drinkhoorn {m}
drinking song {n} (song which celebrates or accompanies drinking) :: drinklied
drinking straw {n} (a long plastic or paper tube through which a drink is drunk) :: rietje {n}
drinking water {n} (water for humans) :: drinkwater
drink someone under the table {v} (drink more alcohol than) :: iemand onder tafel drinken
drivable {adj} (driveable) SEE: driveable ::
drive {v} (cause a mechanism to operate) :: aandrijven
drive {v} (cause animals to flee out of) :: voortdrijven
drive {v} (cause to become) :: drijven, maken
drive {v} (compel (to do something) :: drijven
drive {v} (convey (a person, etc) in a wheeled motorized vehicle) :: rijden
drive {v} (herd (animals) in a particular direction) :: samendrijven, drijven
drive {v} (move something by hitting it with great force) :: [literally] indrijven
drive {v} (operate (a wheeled motorized vehicle) :: besturen, rijden
drive {v} (to motivate) :: motiveren
drive {v} (to travel by operating a motorized vehicle) :: pendelen
drive-in {n} (drive-in restaurant) SEE: drive-through ::
drivel {n} (saliva, drool) :: kwijl {n}, speeksel {n}
drivel {n} (senseless talk) :: geneuzel {n}
drivel {v} (to have saliva drip from the mouth) :: kwijlen
drive off {v} (force to leave or go away) :: verjagen
driver {n} (person who drives a motorized vehicle, such as a car or a bus) :: bestuurder {m}, chauffeur {m}
driver {n} (person who drives some other vehicle) :: bestuurder {m}
driver {n} (program acting as interface between an application and hardware) :: stuurprogramma {n}
driver's licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license ::
driver's license {n} (documenting permitting this person to drive) :: rijbewijs {n}, [formal] rijvaardigheidsbewijs {n}
driving licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license ::
drizzle {n} (light rain) :: drop, dropregen, drup, drupregen, gemiezer, motregen, miezer
drizzle {n} (physics, weather) numerous small and uniformly dispersed water drops) :: stofregen
drizzle {v} (to pour slowly and evenly) :: druppelen
drizzle {v} (to rain lightly) :: druppen, motregenen, miezeren, motteren
dromedary {n} (Camelus dromedarius, the single-humped camel) :: dromedaris {m}
drone {n} (fixed-pitch pipe in bagpipe) :: bourdon {m}
drone {n} (hum or buzz) :: gebrom {n}
drone {n} (male bee) :: dar {m}, [archaic] drone {m}
drone {n} (produce a low-pitched hum or buzz) :: brommen, dreunen
drone {n} (speak in a monotone way) :: brommen, eentonig spreken
drone {n} (unmanned aircraft) :: drone
drop {n} (a fall) :: val {m}
drop {n} (small mass of liquid) :: druppel {m}
drop {n} (small, round piece of hard candy) :: snoepje, bolletje
drop {n} (space into which someone or something could fall) :: afgrond {m}
drop {v} :: (gaan) liggen
drop {v} (to allow to fall from one's grasp) :: laten vallen
drop {v} (to decrease in value) :: dalen
drop {v} (to eject, remove, dismiss) :: uitstoten, verwijderen
drop {v} (to fail to pronounce) :: laten vallen
drop {v} (to fall) :: vallen
dropdown {n} (computing: selection object) SEE: dropdown list ::
drop-down {n} (type of menu) SEE: dropdown list ::
drop in the bucket {n} (an effort or action having very little influence, especially as compared to a huge problem) :: een druppel in de oceaan
drop in the ocean {n} (drop in the bucket) SEE: drop in the bucket ::
droplet {n} (very small drop) :: druppeltje {n}
drop the ball {v} (fail in one’s responsibilities) :: een steek laten vallen
dropwise {adv} (one drop at a time ) :: druppel voor druppel
drought {n} (a period of below average rain fall) :: droogte {f}
drover {n} (person who drives animals) :: veedrijver {m}
drown {v} (to be suffocated in fluid) :: verdrinken, verzuipen
drown {v} (to deprive of life by immerson in liquid) :: verdrinken, verzuipen
drown {v} (to overpower) :: overspoelen, overweldigen
drown {v} (to overwhelm in water) :: overspoelen, verdrinken, verzuipen
drowning {n} (an instance of someone drowning) :: verdrinking
drown out {v} (to cover) :: overstemmen
drowsiness {n} (State of being drowsy) :: slaperig
drowsy {adj} (inclined to drowse) :: slaperig
drug {n} :: drug
drug {n} (psychoactive substance ingested for recreational use, especially illegal and addictive one) :: drug
drug {n} (substance used as a medical treatment) SEE: medicine ::
drug {v} (to add intoxicating drugs to something) :: drogeren
drug abuse {n} (substance abuse) SEE: substance abuse ::
drug addict {n} (person with a chemical or psychological dependency on drugs) :: drugsverslaafde {m}
drug baron {n} (druglord) SEE: druglord ::
druglord {n} (person who controls a network of persons involved in an illegal drug trade) :: drugsbaron {m}
drugstore {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
drum {n} (barrel etc. for liquid) :: vat
drum {n} (musical instrument) :: drum {m}, trom {f} {m}
drum {v} (to beat with a rapid succession of strokes) :: trommel
drum and bass {n} (A genre of electronic music) :: drum and bass {c}
drum brake {n} (form of brake) :: trommelrem
drum head {n} (thin circle of material attached to the top of a drum shell) :: trommelvel {n}
drum major {n} (one who conducts and commands a marching band) :: tamboer-maître {m}
drummer {n} (one who plays the drums) :: drummer {m}, drumspeler {m}
drummer {n} (traveling salesman) :: kramer {m}
drum set {n} (drum kit) SEE: drum kit ::
drumstick {n} (stick used to play drums) :: drumstokje, drumstok
drunk {adj} (intoxicated after drinking too much alcohol) :: dronken, zat, bezopen, blauw, beschonken
drunk {n} (drinker) :: dronkaard {m}
drunkard {n} (person who is habitually drunk) :: dronkaard {m}, zatlap
drunk as a lord {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
drunk driver {n} (drunk driver) SEE: drink-driver ::
drunken {adj} (In the state of alcoholic intoxication) :: dronken, zat, beschonken
drunkenness {n} (state of being drunk) :: dronkenschap {f}
drunkness {n} (drunkenness) SEE: drunkenness ::
drupe {n} (stone fruit) SEE: stone fruit ::
Druze {n} (collective Druze) :: Druzen {p}
Druzhkovka {prop} (Druzhkivka) SEE: Druzhkivka ::
dry {adj} (free from liquid or moisture) :: droog, droge
dry {v} (to become dry) :: droog worden
dry {v} (to make dry) :: drogen
drydock {n} ( dock that can be drained of water) :: droogdok {n}
dryer {n} (household appliance for drying clothing) :: droger
dryness {n} (a lack of moisture) :: droogte {f}, droogheid {f}
dual {adj} (double) :: dubbel-
dual {adj} (having two components) :: tweeledig
dual {adj} (in grammar) :: dualis-, tweevouds-
dual {n} (grammatical number of a noun marking two of something) :: dualis {m}, tweevoud {n}
dualism {n} (the view that the world consists of two fundamental principles) :: dualisme {n}
dual number {n} (Grammatical number denoting a quantity of exactly two) SEE: dual ::
dub {v} (to confer knighthood) :: tot ridder slaan
dubbing {n} (dubbin) SEE: dubbin ::
dubious {adj} (arousing doubt) :: dubieus
dubious {adj} :: twijfelachtig, onzeker
Dublin {prop} (the capital of the Republic of Ireland) :: Dublin
dubnium {n} (chemical element) :: dubnium {n}
Dubrovnik {prop} (Croatian port-city) :: Dubrovnik
dubstep {n} (A genre of electronic music) :: dubstep {c}
ducat {n} (historical gold coin) :: dukaat {m}
duchess {n} (female ruler of a duchy) :: hertogin {f}
duchess {n} (female spouse or widow of a duke) :: hertogin {f}
duchy {n} (a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess) :: hertogdom {n}
duck {n} (aquatic bird of the family Anatidae) :: eend {f}
duckling {n} (young duck) :: piel {m}, eendenkuiken {n}, eendenjong {n}, eendje {n}
ducks and drakes {n} (pastime) :: ketsen, kiskassen
duck soup {n} (something which is easy) SEE: piece of cake ::
duck test {n} (test for application of common sense) :: eendentest {c}
duct {n} (a pipe, tube or canal which carries air or liquid from one place to another) :: buis {f}, leiding {f}
ductility {n} (ability of a material to be drawn out longitudinally to a reduced section without fracture under the action of a tensile force) :: taaiheid
dud {n} (loser) SEE: loser ::
dud {n} (obsolete: clothes) SEE: duds ::
dude {n} (dandy) SEE: dandy ::
dude {n} (slang: man) :: kerel {m}, knul {m}
dude {n} (slang: term of address for a man) :: kerel {m}, maat {m}, vent {m}
duduk {n} (Armenian musical instrument) :: duduk
due date {n} (date of payment) :: vervaldatum {n}, vervaldag {m}
due diligence {n} (a legally binding process during which a potential buyer evaluates the assets and liabilities of a company) :: gepaste zorgvuldigheid {f}, due diligence {f}
duel {n} (combat between two persons) :: duel {n}, tweegevecht {n}
duel {n} (struggle between two parties) :: duel {n}, tweekamp
duel {v} (engage in a duel) :: duelleren
dueler {n} (dueler) SEE: duelist ::
duet {n} (a musical composition for two performers) :: duet {n}, duo {n}
due to {prep} (caused by) :: door, veroorzaakt door, als gevolg van
duffel {n} (coarse woolen cloth) :: duffel {n}
dugong {n} (Dugong dugon) :: doejong {m}, Indische zeekoe {f}
duh {interj} (Disdainful indication that something is obvious.) :: je meent het
duiker {n} (One of any species of small antelope) :: duiker {m}
duke {n} (male ruler of a duchy) :: hertog {m}
dulcimer {n} (musical instrument) :: hakkebord
dulcour {n} (sweetness; dulcitude; suavitude) SEE: sweetness ::
dull {adj} (boring) :: saai
dull {adj} (lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp) :: bot, stomp
dull {adj} (not bright or intelligent) :: dom
dull {adj} (not shiny) :: mat
dullard {n} (A stupid person; a fool) :: sufferig
duma {n} (lower house of Russian national parliament) :: doema
dumb {adj} (extremely stupid) :: dom, stom
dumb {adj} (unable to speak) SEE: mute ::
dumb blonde {n} (female) :: dom blondje {n}
dumbfound {v} (to confuse and bewilder) :: verstomd doen staan
dumbfounded {adj} (shocked and speechless) :: verbijsterd, stupéfait, verbouwereerd, perplex, onthutst, stomverbaasd
dumbledore {n} (beetle) SEE: beetle ::
dumbledore {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee ::
dumbledore {n} (dandelion) SEE: dandelion ::
dumb terminal {n} (computer terminal consisting of a monitor and keyboard) :: stomme terminal
dumfounded {adj} (dumbfounded) SEE: dumbfounded ::
dummy {n} (a pacifier) :: fopspeen, speen {m}
dump {n} (a place where waste or garbage is left) :: vuilnisbelt {f}
dump {v} (to end a relationship) :: dumpen
dumpling {n} (food) :: knoedel {m}
dun {adj} (of a brownish grey colour) :: grijsbruin
dun {v} (to ask for payment) :: afpersen
dune {n} (a ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind) :: duin {f}
dung {n} (manure) :: mest {m}
dungaree {n} (heavy denim fabric, often blue; blue jean material) :: overall,werkpak
dungarees {n} (heavy denim pants or overalls) :: tuinbroek, grove kleren
dung beetle {n} (insect of the family Scarabaeidae) :: mestkever {m}, strontkever {m}
dungeon {n} (underground prison or vault) :: kerker {m}
dung heap {n} (mound) :: vaalt {f}, mesthoop {m}
dunghill {n} (heap of dung) :: vaalt {f}, mesthoop {m}
Dunglish {prop} (English misspoken by the Dutch) :: steenkolenengels
Dunkirk {prop} (town) :: Duinkerke, Duinkerken
dunnage {n} (baggage) SEE: baggage ::
dunnage {n} (personal effects) SEE: personal effects ::
dunno {contraction} (do (does) not know) :: weet ik het niet, kweenie
duo {n} (twosome, especially musicians) :: duo {n}, paar {n}, koppel {n}
duodecimo {n} (book size) :: duodecimo {n}
duodecimo {n} (paper size) :: duodecimo {n}
duodenum {n} (first part of the small intestine) :: twaalfvingerige darm {m}, duodenum {n}
dupe {n} (deceived person) :: gedupeerde {m} {f}, bedrogene {m} {f}
duplicate {v} (to make a copy of) :: dupliceren
duplicitous {adj} (Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech) :: huichelachtig, dubbelhartig
durability {n} (Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force) :: duurzaamheid
durable {adj} (able to resist wear; enduring) :: duurzaam
duramen {n} (heartwood) SEE: heartwood ::
duration {n} (amount of time) :: tijdsduur {m}, duur {m}
dure {v} (to last, continue, endure) :: duren
durian {n} (fruit) :: doerian {m}
during {prep} (for all of a given time interval) :: gedurende
during {prep} (within a given time interval) :: tijdens, in
dusk {n} (a period of time occurring at the end of the day during which the sun sets) :: schemering {c}
dusky {adj} (dark-skinned) SEE: dark-skinned ::
dust {n} (fine, dry particles) :: stof {n}
dust {v} (intransitive) to clean by removing dust) :: afstoffen
dust {v} (transitive) to remove dust from) :: afstoffen
dustbin {n} (container for trash) SEE: garbage can ::
dustcart {n} (rubbish collection vehicle) SEE: garbage truck ::
dust devil {n} (a small atmospheric vortex appearing in clear dry conditions made visible by swirling dust picked up from the ground) :: stofhoos {f}, stofduivel {m}
dust jacket {n} (detachable protective cover of a book) :: boekomslag
dustman {n} (garbage collector) SEE: garbage collector ::
dustpan {n} (flat scoop for assembling dust) :: blik {n}, vuilblik {n}
duststorm {n} (A storm of dust) :: stofstorm {m}
dusty {adj} (covered with dust) :: stoffig
dusty {adj} (powdery and resembling dust) :: stoffig
Dutch {adj} (of the Netherlands, people, or language) :: Nederlands
Dutch {prop} (people from the Netherlands) :: Nederlander {m}, Nederlandse {f}, Nederlanders {p}
Dutch {prop} (the Dutch language) :: Nederlands {n}
Dutch auction {n} (2 a reverse auction) :: afslag {m}, afslag bij afmijning {m}, veiling bij afslag {f}
Dutch cap {n} (contraceptive device) SEE: cervical cap ::
Dutch clover {n} (Trifolium repens) SEE: white clover ::
Dutch courage {n} (false courage) :: jenevermoed, dronkemansmoed
Dutch elm disease {prop} (disease of elm trees) :: iepziekte
Dutch Limburg {prop} (the roughly northeastern part of the Benelux region of Limburg) :: Nederlands Limburg {n}
Dutch Low Saxon {prop} (Dutch Low Saxon) :: Nedersaksisch
Dutchman {n} (a Dutch man) :: Nederlander {m}
Dutchwoman {n} (a Dutch woman) :: Nederlandse {f}
duty {n} (period of time) :: van dienst {m}
duty {n} (tax; tariff) :: taks {m}
duty {n} (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do) :: plicht {f}
duvet {n} (bedding) :: dekbed {n}
DVD {n} (digital video disc) :: dvd {m}
dwarf {adj} (miniature) :: dwerg-
dwarf {n} (astronomy: relatively small star) :: dwergster {m} {f}
dwarf {n} (being from folklore, underground dwelling nature spirit) :: dwerg {m}
dwarf {n} (small person) :: dwerg {m}
dwarf {n} (something much smaller than the usual of its sort) :: [exemplaar, -versie] dwerg {m} etc.
dwarf {v} (to become (much) smaller) :: verschrompelen
dwarf {v} (to make appear insignificant) :: in de schaduw stellen
dwarf {v} (to make appear much smaller) :: in het niet doen verzinken
dwarf {v} (to render smaller, turn into a dwarf) :: miniaturizeren, in een dwerg veranderen
dwarf elder {n} :: kruidvlier
dwarf planet {n} (a type of celestial body) :: dwergplaneet {f}
dwell {v} (live, reside) :: rondhangen, verblijven
dwelled {v} (past participle of dwell) :: rondgedwaald
dwelled {v} (simple past of dwell) :: dwaalde rond, dwaalden rond
dweller {n} (inhabitant) SEE: inhabitant ::
dwelling {n} (a place or house in which a person lives) :: woning, woonst {f}
dwindle {v} (intransitive) to decrease, shrink, vanish) :: verdwijnen, smelten, krimpen
dyadic {adj} (pertaining to the number two) :: tweeledig, dyadisch
dyadic operation {n} (two-operand operation) SEE: binary operation ::
dye {n} (die) SEE: die ::
dyke {n} (lesbian) :: pot {f}
dyke {n} (variant spelling of dike) SEE: dike ::
Dyle {prop} (river) :: Dijle {f}
dynamic {adj} (able to change) :: dynamisch, dynamische
dynamic {adj} (not steady; in motion) :: dynamisch, dynamische, veranderlijk, veranderlijke
dynamic {adj} (powerful) :: dynamisch, dynamische
dynamic {n} (a behavior) :: dynamiek {m}
dynamic {n} (the varying loudness or volume) :: dynamiek {m}
dynamic memory {n} (computer memory) :: dynamisch geheugen {n}
dynamics {n} (a branch of mechanics) :: dynamica {f}, stromingsleer {f}
dynamite {n} (class of explosives) :: dynamiet {n}
dynamite {v} (to blow up with dynamite or other high explosive) :: dynamiteren
dynamitist {n} (dynamiter) SEE: dynamiter ::
dynamo {n} (dynamo-electric machine) :: dynamo
dynastic war {n} (international conflict) :: dynastieke oorlog
dynasty {n} (A series of rulers or dynasts from one family) :: dynastie {f}
dyscalculia {n} (pathology: difficulty with numbers) :: dyscalculie {f}
dysentery {n} (disease characterised by inflammation of the intestines) :: dysenterie {f}
dysfunctional {adj} (functioning incorrectly or abnormally) :: dysfunctioneel, dysfunctionele
dyslexia {n} (learning disability) :: dyslexie
dyspeptic {adj} (irritable or morose) :: gemelijk, prikkelbaar, moroos
dyspeptic {adj} (of, relating to, or having dyspepsia) :: misselijkmakend
dysphemism {n} (use of a derogatory or vulgar word to replace a neutral one) :: dysfemisme {n}
dysphemism {n} (Word or phrase used to replace another in this way) :: dysfemisme
dysphoria {n} (state of feeling unwell, unhappy, restless or depressed) :: ongenoegen, neerslachtigheid, onrust
dysprosium {n} (chemical element) :: dysprosium {n}
dysthymia {n} (form of clinical depression) :: dysthymie {f}
dystopia {n} (miserable society) :: dystopie {f}
dystopia {n} (vision of a future) :: dystopie {f},antiutopie {f}
each {determiner} (every) :: elk, ieder
each other {pron} (to one another; one to the other) :: elkaar
eager {adj} (excited by desire in the pursuit of any object) :: begerig
eagerly {adv} :: gretig
eagle {n} (any of several large carnivorous birds in the family Accipitridae) :: arend, adelaar
eagle owl {n} (large owl of genus Bubo) :: ehoe {m}
ear {n} (external part of the organ of hearing) SEE: pinna ::
ear {n} (fruiting body of a grain plant) :: aar {m}
ear {n} (organ of hearing) :: oor {n}
ear {v} (archaic: to plough) :: ploegen
ear {v} (plough) SEE: plough ::
ear canal {n} (tube or meatus running from the outer ear to the eardrum) :: gehoorgang
eardrum {n} (membrane separating outer and middle ears) :: trommelvlies {n}
earl {n} (a British nobleman) :: graaf {m}
earlap {n} (earflap) SEE: earflap ::
earlap {n} (earlobe) SEE: earlobe ::
earlier {adj} (comparative of early) :: eerder
ear lobe {n} (a part of the ear) :: oorlel {f}
early {adj} (arriving at a time before expected) :: vroeg
early {adj} (at a time in advance of the usual) :: vroeg
early bird {n} (one who wakes early) :: vroege vogel {m} {f}
early fetal demise {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion ::
early riser {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird ::
earphone {n} (sound device held near the ear) :: oortelefoon
earphones {n} (small speakers worn over the ears) :: oortelefoon {m}
earring {n} (piece of jewelry) :: oorbel {m} {f}, oorring {m}
earth {n} (any general rock-based material) :: aarde {f}
earth {n} (electrical connection) :: aarde {f}
earth {n} (one of the five basic elements) :: aarde {f}
earth {n} (one of the four basic elements) :: aarde {f}
earth {n} (soil) :: aarde {f}, grond
earth {n} (the ground, land) :: aarde
earth {prop} (our planet, third out from the Sun) SEE: Earth ::
earth {v} (connect electrically to the earth) :: aarden
earth {v} (to bury) :: begraven
Earth {prop} (third planet from the Sun) :: de Aarde {c}, aarde {f}
earthenware {n} (ceramic) :: aardewerk {n}
Earthling {n} (inhabitant of the planet Earth) :: Aardbewoner {m}
earthquake {n} (shaking of the surface of a planet) :: aardbeving {f}, aardschok {m}
earthworm {n} (worm (animal) :: aardworm, regenworm
earthy {adj} (down to earth) :: met de voeten op de grond, natuurlijk
earthy {adj} (resembling dirt or soil) :: aardeachtig, aardig
earthy {adj} (resembling or of the earth) :: aardeachtig
earwax {n} (waxy substance secreted by the ear) :: oorsmeer {n}, cerumen {n}
earwig {n} (the insect) :: oorworm {m}
easel {n} (upright frame for displaying or supporting something) :: schildersezel {m}, ezel {m}
easement {n} (legal right to use another person's property) :: servituut, gebruiksrecht {n}
ease nature {v} (to urinate and/or defecate (euphemism) SEE: relieve oneself ::
easier said than done {adj} (easy to propose, but difficult to accomplish) :: makkelijker gezegd dan gedaan
easily {adv} (without difficulty) :: makkelijk
easiness {n} (the quality of being easy; simplicity) :: gemakkelijkheid {f}
east {adj} (from the East) :: oosters
east {adj} (in or towards the east) :: oostelijk
east {adj} (of or pertaining to the east) :: oostelijk
east {adv} (towards the east) :: oostwaarts
east {n} (compass point) :: oosten {n}
East {prop} (Eastern bloc) :: (het) Oostblok {n}
East {prop} (Eastern world) :: (het) Oosten {n}
East {prop} (wind from the east) :: oostenwind {m}
East al-Quds {prop} (East Jerusalem) SEE: East Jerusalem ::
East Asia {prop} (the Far East) :: Oost-Azië
East Coast {prop} (the eastern seaboard of the United States) :: oostkust {f} {m}
East Elbia {prop} :: Oost-Elbië
Easter {n} (Christian holiday) :: Pasen {n}, Paasfeest {n}
Easter Bunny {prop} (Symbolic rabbit sometimes depicted delivering Easter eggs to children) :: paashaas {m}
Easter egg {n} (a dyed or decorated egg) :: paasei {n}
Easter Island {prop} (Island in the Pacific) :: Paaseiland {n}
eastern {adj} (related to the east) :: oostelijk
Eastern Arabic {prop} (Levantine Arabic) SEE: Levantine Arabic ::
Eastern Europe {prop} (Eastern Europe) :: Oost-Europa {n}
eastern jackrabbit {n} (European hare) SEE: European hare ::
Eastern Orthodox {adj} (pertaining to the Eastern Orthodox Church) :: oosters-orthodox
Easter Sunday {prop} (Easter Sunday) :: paaszondag
East Flanders {prop} (East Flanders) :: Oost-Vlaanderen {n}
East Flemish {adj} (from or relating to East Flanders) :: Oost-Vlaams
East Flemish {prop} (group of Flemish dialects) :: Oost-Vlaams {n}
East Frisian {prop} (Frisian language) :: Oostfries {n}, Oosterlauwers Fries {n}
East Frisian {prop} (Low German dialect) :: Oostfries {n}, Oostfries Nedersaksisch {n}
East Germany {prop} (former European country) :: Oost-Duitsland {n}
East Indies {prop} (Southeast Asia) :: Oost-Indië
easting {n} :: Oostwaarde
East Sea {prop} (Baltic sea) SEE: Baltic Sea ::
East Sea {prop} (Dead Sea) SEE: Dead Sea ::
East Sea {prop} (East China Sea) SEE: East China Sea ::
East Sea {prop} (Sea of Japan) SEE: Sea of Japan ::
East Sea {prop} (South China Sea) SEE: South China Sea ::
East Timor {prop} (Country in Oceania) :: Oost-Timor
East Turkestan {prop} (Xinjiang) SEE: Xinjiang ::
eastward {adv} (towards the east) :: oostwaarts
easy {adj} (comfortable) SEE: comfortable ::
easy {adj} (consenting readily to sex) :: makkelijk, gemakkelijk
easy {adj} (requiring little skill or effort) :: makkelijk, gemakkelijk
easy as pie {adj} (very easy) :: een fluitje van een cent
eat {v} (colloquial: cause to worry) :: vreten, opvreten
eat {v} (consume) :: eten, vreten (used for animals; vulgar when applied to people), consumeren
eatable {adj} (able to be eaten) SEE: edible ::
eater {n} (one who eats) :: eter {m}
eating disorder {n} (psychological disorder) :: eetstoornis {f}
eat one's hat {v} (to express disbelief about a proposition) :: zijn hoed opeten
eat out {v} (dine at a restaurant) :: uit eten
eavesdrop {v} (to hear a conversation one is not intended to hear) :: afluisteren
eavesdropper {n} (one who eavesdrops) :: luistervink {m}, afluisteraar {m}
ebb {n} (low tide) :: eb {n}
ebb {v} (to fall away or decline) :: wegebben
e-bike {n} (bicycle powered by an electric motor) :: elektrische fiets {f}
Ebola {n} (Ebola fever) SEE: Ebola fever ::
Ebola {n} (Ebola virus) SEE: Ebola virus ::
ebony {adj} (made of ebony wood) :: ebbenhouten
ebony {n} (wood) :: ebben, ebbenhout
e-book {n} (electronic book) :: boek {n}, e-book
e-book reader {n} (e-reader) SEE: e-reader ::
ebullient {adj} ( agitated) :: uitgelaten, uitbundig
ECB {initialism} (European Central Bank) :: ECB
eccentric {adj} (deviating from the norm) :: excentriek, buitenissig, afwijkend
eccentric {adj} (not at or in the centre) :: excentrisch
eccentric {adj} (not perfectly circular) :: excentrisch
eccentric {n} (person who does not behave like others) :: excentriekeling {m}
eccentricity {n} (a ratio between distances in a conic section) :: excentriciteit {f}
ecchymosis {n} (skin discoloration) SEE: bruise ::
Ecclesiastes {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Prediker
ecclesiastic {adj} (pertaining to the church) :: ecclesiastisch, kerkelijk
ecclesiastical {adj} (pertaining to the church) :: ecclesiastisch, kerkelijk
Ecclesiastical Latin {prop} (Latin language) :: kerklatijn {n}
ecclesiology {n} (branch of theology) :: ecclesiologie
echidna {n} (any of the four species of small spined monotremes) :: mierenegel {m}
echo {n} (reflected sound) :: echo {m}
echo {v} (to repeat back what another has just said) :: echoën
echokinesis {n} (the compulsion or the act of imitating movements of others) :: echokinesie {f}
echolalia {n} (echoing of words or phrases) :: echolalie {f}
eclectic {adj} (selecting a mixture of what appear to be best of various doctrines, methods or styles) :: eclectisch
eclectic {adj} (unrelated and unspecialized; heterogeneous) :: uiteenlopend
eclectic {n} (one who selects by the eclectic method) :: eclecticus {m}
eclecticism {n} (the quality of being eclectic) :: eclectisch
eclipse {n} (passage of a planetary object between others) :: verduistering {f}
eclipse {v} (To overshadow) :: overtreffen
ecliptic {n} (Earth's orbital plane) :: ecliptica {f}, schijnbare zonneweg {m}
eco- {prefix} (concerning ecology or the environment) :: eco-
E-collar {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar ::
ecologic {adj} (related to ecology) SEE: ecological ::
ecological {adj} (relating to ecology) :: ecologisch
ecologist {n} (A scientist who studies ecology) :: ecoloog {m}
ecology {n} (branch of biology) :: ecologie {f}
e-commerce {n} (commercial activity conducted via the Internet) :: electronic commerce, e-commerce
econometrics {n} (branch of economics) :: econometrie {f}
economic {adj} (pertaining to an economy) :: economisch
economical {adj} (careful with money) :: spaarzaam, zuinig
economical {adj} (relating to economy) :: economisch
economic crisis {n} (period of economic slowdown) SEE: financial crisis ::
economics {n} (study) :: economie {f}
economist {n} (expert in economics) :: econoom {c}
economy {n} (effective management of the resources of a community or system) :: economie {f}
economy {n} (frugal use of resources) :: economie {f}
economy {n} (production and distribution and consumption) :: economie {f}
ecosystem {n} (system of an ecological community and its environment) :: ecosysteem {n}
ecru {adj} (beige) SEE: beige ::
ectoparasite {n} (parasite living on the surface of host organism) :: ectoparasiet
ectoplasm {n} (parapsychology: visible substance believed to emanate from spiritualistic mediums) :: ectoplasma
Ecuador {prop} (country in South America) :: Ecuador
Ecuadorian {adj} (pertaining to Ecuador) :: Ecuadoriaans, Ecuadoriaanse
Ecuadorian {n} (person from Ecuador) :: Ecuadoriaan {m}, Ecuadoriaanse {f}
ecumenic {adj} (ecumenical) SEE: ecumenical ::
ecumenical {adj} (ecclesiastical: pertaining to the Christian Church in a worldwide sense) :: oecumenisch
ecumenical {adj} (general, universal, worldwide) :: oecumenisch
eczema {n} (acute or chronic inflammation of the skin) :: eczeem
ed {n} (edition) :: [editie] ed.
ed {n} (editor) :: [redactie] red.
-ed {suffix} (having an object) :: -ig, also as a past participle: ge- + -d
-ed {suffix} (having an object of a particular quality) :: -ig, also as a past participle: ge- + -d
eddy {n} (air or water running in an opposite direction to the main current) :: draaikolk, werveling
edema {n} :: oedeem {n}
edentulous {adj} (toothless) SEE: toothless ::
Edgar {prop} (male given name) :: Edgar {m}
edge {n} (an advantage) :: voorsprong
edge {n} (any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme verge) :: grens
edge {n} (boundary line of a surface) :: rand, kant
edge {n} (in graph theory: any of the pairs of vertices in a graph) :: lijn, zijde, kant, tak
edge {n} (thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument) :: kling
edibility {n} (suitability for use as food) :: eetbaarheid {f}
edible {adj} (that can be eaten without harm; suitable for consumption) :: eetbaar
edification {n} (building) :: gebouw
edifice {n} (school of thought) :: constructie, denkkader
Edinburgh {prop} (capital of Scotland) :: Edinburgh
edit {n} (a change to the text of a document) :: wijziging {f}, aanpassing {f}, bewerking {f}
edit {v} (to change a text, or a document) :: bewerken, wijzigen
edition {n} (literary work) :: editie {f}
edition {n} (whole set of copies) :: druk {c}
editor {n} (newspaper editor) :: redacteur {m}, krantenredacteur {m}
editor {n} (person who edits) :: redacteur {m}
editor {n} (program for modifying text files) :: editor {m}, tekstverwerker {m}
edit war {n} (a dispute over the content of a page on a wiki or other editable work) :: bewerkingsoorlog
Edmonton {prop} (city in Canada) :: Edmonton
e-dress {n} (e-mail address) SEE: e-mail address ::
educate {v} (to instruct or train) :: opleiden
education {n} (facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally) :: opvoeding
education {n} (process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment) :: onderwijs {n}
educational {adj} (Of or pertaining to education) :: opvoedkundig, onderwijskundig
educative {adj} (educational) :: educatief
educator {n} (teacher) SEE: teacher ::
Edward {prop} (male given name) :: Edward
eel {n} (Anguilla anguilla) SEE: European eel ::
eel {n} (any fish of the order Anguilliformes) :: paling {m}, aal {m} (before it can spawn), palingachtigen {p}
eelpot {n} (device for catching eels) :: aalkorf {m}
eelpout {n} (fish of the family Zoarcidae) :: puitaal
eeny, meeny, miny, moe {n} (similar children's counting-out games in other languages) :: iene miene mutte
eerie {adj} (fearful) :: vreesachtig, angstaanjagend
eerie {adj} (weird) :: vreemd
Eeyore {n} (negative or pessimistic person) :: iejoor {m}
efface {v} (make oneself inobtrusive) :: zich wegcijferen
effect {n} (result of an action) :: effect {n}
effect {v} (to make or bring about; to implement) :: bewerkstelligen
effecter {n} (effector) SEE: effector ::
effective {adj} (having the power to produce a required effect or effects) :: efficiënt, werkzaam
effectiveness {n} (degree) :: effectiviteit {f}
effeminate {adj} (of a man, behaving like a woman) :: verwijfd
efferent {adj} (carrying away from) :: afvoerend, efferent
efferent duct {n} (efferent duct) :: afvoerend kanaaltje
effervescent {adj} (fizzy) :: bruisend, bruisende
effete {adj} (effeminate) SEE: effeminate ::
efficacity {n} (efficacy) SEE: efficacy ::
efficacy {n} (ability to produce effect) :: doeltreffendheid
efficiency {n} (extent to which a resource is used for the intended purpose) :: rendement {n}
efficiency {n} (extent to which time is well used) :: efficiëntie {f}
efficient {adj} (making good use of resources) :: efficiënt
efficient {adj} (using a particular proportion of available energy) :: efficiënt
effort {n} (endeavour) SEE: endeavour ::
effort {n} (the amount of work involved in achieving something) :: inspanning
effortless {adj} (without effort) :: moeiteloos
effortlessly {adv} (without effort; without difficulty or struggle) :: moeiteloos
effusion {n} (outpouring of liquid) :: uitstorting
effusive {adj} (extravagant or excessive) :: buitenissig,excessief
E flat major {n} (Major chord of E-flat) :: es-groot, es-majeur, es grote terts
E flat major {n} (Major scale of E-flat) :: es-groot, es-majeur, es grote terts
e.g. {adv} (abbreviation for “for example”) :: bv., bijv. [bijvoorbeeld]
egg {n} (body housing an embryo) :: ei {n}
egg {n} (culinary ingredient) :: ei {n}
egg {n} (egg of domestic fowl as food item) :: ei {n}
eggbeater {n} (eggwhisk) SEE: eggwhisk ::
egg cell {n} (ovum) SEE: ovum ::
eggnog {n} (alcoholic beverage) :: advokaat {m}
egg on {v} (provoke) :: provoceren, aanzetten tot
eggplant {n} (plant) :: aubergine {m}, eierplant {m}, eiervrucht {f}
egg roll {n} (egg roll) :: loempia {n}
eggs and bacon {n} (bacon and eggs) SEE: bacon and eggs ::
egg-shaped {adj} (having the shape of an egg) :: eivormig
eggshell {n} (object) :: eierschaal {f}
egg timer {n} (timer with an alarm) :: eierwekker
egg white {n} (egg white) SEE: albumen ::
egg yolk {n} (central part of an egg) SEE: yolk ::
egocentric {adj} (egotistical) :: egocentrisch
egocentrism {n} (following ones egotistical desires) :: egocentrisme {n}
egoism {n} (tendency to think of self) :: egoïsme {n}, zelfzucht {f} {m}
egoist {n} (person who talks excessively about himself or believes in his own importance or superiority) SEE: egotist ::
egotism {n} (belief that one is superior) :: hooghartigheid
egotism {n} (preoccupation with oneself) :: egoïsme
egotist {n} (egocentric or self-centered person) SEE: egoist ::
egotistic {adj} (egoistic) SEE: egoistic ::
egotistic {adj} (egotistical) SEE: egotistical ::
egotistical {adj} (egoistical) SEE: egoistical ::
egregious {adj} (Exceptional, conspicuous, outstanding, most usually in a negative fashion) :: flagrant, ongehoord
egress {n} (exit) SEE: exit ::
egret {n} (Any of various wading birds of the genera Egretta or Ardea) :: reiger {m}
Egypt {prop} (country in North Africa) :: Egypte
Egyptian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Egypt) :: Egyptisch
Egyptian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Egyptians) :: Egyptisch
Egyptian {n} (person from Egypt) :: Egyptenaar {m}
Egyptian {prop} (language) :: Egyptisch {n}
Egyptian pyramid {n} (pyramidal tomb of ancient Egypt) :: Egyptische piramide {f}
Egyptologist {n} (A person; one who is skilled professes or practices Egyptology) :: Egyptoloog {m}, Egyptologe {f}
egyptology {n} (Egyptology) SEE: Egyptology ::
Egyptology {n} (the study of ancient Egypt) :: egyptologie {f}
eh {interj} (Canadian) an interjection used to ascertain the continued attention) :: hè
eh {interj} (used as a tag question) :: hè
eh {interj} (used to mean “What?”) :: hè
Eid al-Fitr {prop} (religious celebration) :: Suikerfeest, Kleine Feest
eider {n} (duck of genus Somateria) :: eidereend
eidetic {adj} (pertaining to a memory of perfect clarity) :: eidetisch
eidetic memory {n} (accurate and seemingly unlimited memory) :: eidetisch geheugen {n}
Eifelian {prop} :: Eifelien
Eiffel Tower {prop} (tower in Paris) :: Eiffeltoren {m}
eigenvalue {n} (change in magnitude of an eigenvector) :: eigenwaarde {f}
eigenvector {n} (vector not rotated by linear transformation) :: eigenvector
eight {n} (Playing card with value 8) :: acht {f}
eight {n} (The digit/figure 8) :: acht {f}
eight {num} (cardinal number 8) :: acht
eighteen {num} (cardinal number) :: achttien {f}
eighteenth {adj} (the ordinal form of the number eighteen) :: achttiende
eighteenth {n} (One of eighteen equal parts of a whole) :: achttiende {n}
eighteenth {n} (The person or thing in the eighteenth position) :: achttiende {m} {f}
eightfold {adv} (eight times as much) :: achtvoudig
eighth {adj} (ordinal form of the number eight) :: achtste (abbreviations 8ste, 8e)
eighth {n} (one of eight equal parts of a whole) :: achtste {n}
eighth {n} (person or thing in the eighth position) :: achtste
eighth note {n} (eighth note) SEE: quaver ::
eight hundred {num} (cardinal number 800) :: achthonderd
eightieth {adj} (ordinal form of the number eighty) :: tachtigst, tachtigste
eightieth {n} (One of eighty equal parts of a whole) :: tachtigste {n}
eightieth {n} (The person or thing in the eightieth position) :: tachtigste {m} {f}
eightsome {n} (group of eight) :: achttal {n}
eighty {num} (80) :: tachtig {f}
eighty-eight {num} (88) :: achtentachtig
eighty-first {n} (one of eighty-one equal parts of a whole) :: eenentachtigste {n}
eighty-first {num} (ordinal number 81st) :: eenentachtigst, eenentachtigste
eighty-five {num} (the cardinal number 85) :: vijfentachtig
eighty-four {num} (84) :: vierentachtig
eighty-nine {num} (89) :: negenentachtig
eighty-one {num} (81) :: eenentachtig
eighty-seven {num} (87) :: zevenentachtig
eighty-six {num} (cardinal number 86) :: zesentachtig
eighty-three {num} (83) :: drieëntachtig
eighty-two {num} (82) :: tweeëntachtig
Eighty Years' War {prop} (Dutch war of independence) :: Tachtigjarige Oorlog
Eindhoven {prop} (city in the Netherlands) :: Eindhoven {n}
Einstein {prop} (Albert Einstein) :: Einstein
einsteinium {n} (element with atomic number 99) :: einsteinium {n}
either {adv} (after a negative) as well) :: ook
either {conj} (Introduces the first of two options) :: of, ofwel, hetzij
either {determiner} (each of two) :: beide
either {determiner} (one or the other) :: of
ejaculate {v} (eject semen or vaginal fluid) :: ejaculeren
ejaculation {n} (ejection of semen through the urethra) :: ejaculatie
eke out {v} (obtain with difficulty) :: bijeenscharrelen, [dialectal] bijeenscharten
eke out {v} (supplement) :: aanvullen
ektara {n} (a one string instrument) :: ektar
elaborate {adj} (detailed) :: gedetailleerd, diepgaand
elaborate {adj} (flashy or fancy) :: intrigerend
elaiosome {n} (fleshy structure) :: mierenbroodje {n}, elaiosoom {n}
elastic {adj} (elasticated) SEE: elasticated ::
elastic {adj} (made of elastic) :: elastieken
elastic {n} (elastic band) SEE: elastic band ::
elasticity {n} (adaptability) SEE: adaptability ::
elasticity {n} (physics: property by which a material can regain its original dimensions) :: elasticiteit {f}
elation {n} (A feeling of joy and pride) :: opgetogenheid
elation {n} (An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism) :: euforie
elative case {n} (case used to indicate movement out of something) :: elatief {m}, elatieve naamval {m}
elbow {n} (joint between upper arm and forearm) :: elleboog {m}
elbow bone {n} (olecranon) SEE: olecranon ::
elbow bone {n} (ulna) SEE: ulna ::
elder {adj} (greater than another in age or seniority) :: ouder
elder {n} (An officer of a church) :: ouderling {m}
elder {n} (Sambucus) :: vlier
elderberry {n} (elder tree) SEE: elder ::
elderberry {n} (fruit) :: vlierbes {f}
elderly {adj} (old) :: bejaard
elderly care {n} (eldercare) SEE: eldercare ::
election {n} (process of choosing a new leader or representatives) :: verkiezing {f}
election threshold {n} (minimum percentage of votes that a party needs to receive in order to obtain a parliamentary seat) :: kiesdrempel {m}
Elector {n} (elector or prince-elector) :: keurvorst {m}
electoral fraud {n} (illegal interference with an election) :: verkiezingsfraude
electoral system {n} (voting system) SEE: voting system ::
electorate {n} (dominion of an elector in the Holy Roman Empire) :: keurvorstendom {n}
electorate {n} (geographic area encompassing electoral district) SEE: electoral district ::
electrical {adj} (related to electricity and electronics) :: elektrisch
electrical engineering {n} (branch of engineering) :: elektrotechniek {f}
electric charge {n} (electromagnetic state) :: lading
electric current {n} (measurement of the rate of flow of electric charge) :: stroomsterkte {f}
electric guitar {n} (guitar which requires electronic amplification) :: elektrische gitaar {m} {f}
electricity {n} (form of energy) :: elektriciteit {f}, stroom {m}
electro- {prefix} (meaning electricity or electrical) :: electro-
electroencephalogram {n} (a recording of electrical brain activity made by an electroencephalograph) :: elektro-encefalogram {n}
electrolytic capacitor {n} (capacitor that uses an electrolyte) :: elektrolytische condensator {m}, elco {m}
electromagnet {n} (magnet) :: elektromagneet {f}
electromagnetic {adj} (pertaining to electromagnetism) :: elektromagnetisch
electromagnetic interaction {n} (electromagnetic interaction) :: elektromagnetische interactie {f}
electromagnetism {n} (a fundamental force) :: elektromagnetisme
electron {n} (the negatively charged subatomic particles that orbit atoms) :: elektron {n}
electronic {adj} (generated by electronic device) :: elektronisch
electronic {adj} (of or pertaining to the Internet) :: virtueel, web-
electronic {adj} (operating on behavior of electrons) :: elektronisch
electronic {adj} (pertaining to electrons) :: elektronen-
electronic book {n} (e-book) SEE: e-book ::
electronic mail {n} (e-mail) SEE: e-mail ::
electronics {n} (physics) :: elektronica {m}
electron neutrino {n} (elementary particle) :: elektronneutrino {n}
electron volt {n} (a unit for measuring the energy of subatomic particles) :: elektronvolt {m}
electrovalency {n} (charge) :: elektronenvalenties
electrovalency {n} (number of electrons gained or lost) :: elektronenvalenties
electrum {n} (fossil resin) SEE: amber ::
elegance {n} :: elegantie {f}
elegance {n} (grace, refinement, and beauty in movement, appearance, or manners) :: elegantie
elegant {adj} (exhibiting elegance) :: elegant, sierlijk, gracieus
elegy {n} (mournful or plaintive poem or song) :: klaaglied {n}
element {n} (alchemy: one of the four basic building blocks) :: element {n}
element {n} (chemistry: simplest chemical substance) :: element {n}
element {n} (heating element) :: element {n}
element {n} (law: component of a cause of action) :: element {n}, gegeven {n}
element {n} (place or state of being that an individual or object is better suited towards) :: element {n}
element {n} (set theory: object in a set) :: element {n}
element {n} (something small) :: element {n}, fractie
elemental {adj} (basic, fundamental, elementary) SEE: elementary ::
elementary school {n} (school for children) SEE: primary school ::
elephant {n} (mammal) :: olifant {m}, elpendier {n}, elp {m}
elevate {v} (ennoble) SEE: ennoble ::
elevate {v} (promote) SEE: promote ::
elevator {n} (permanent construction) SEE: lift ::
eleven {num} (the cardinal number occurring after ten and before twelve) :: elf
eleven hundred {num} (one thousand one hundred) :: elf honderd {f}, duizend honderd
eleventh {adj} (ordinal form of eleven) :: elfde
eleventh {n} (something in the eleventh position) :: elfde
eleventh hour {n} (The last minute) :: elfde uur
elf {n} (a magical being) :: elf, alf
Elgar {prop} (male given name) :: Adelger
Elias {prop} (male given name) SEE: Elijah ::
elicit {v} (To draw out, bring out.) :: teweegbrengen, veroorzaken
elicit {v} (to evoke, educe) :: ontlokken, oproepen
elicit {v} (To use logic to arrive at truth. ) :: redeneren, afleiden
Elijah {prop} (biblical prophet) :: Elia {m}
Elisabeth {prop} (female given name) SEE: Elizabeth ::
Elisha {prop} (biblical prophet) :: Elisa {m}
elision {n} (deliberate omission) :: weglating {f}
elision {n} (the omission of a letter or syllable) :: elisie {f}
elite {adj} (Of high birth or social position) :: elitair, elitaire
elite {n} (group with higher status) :: elite {f}
elite {n} (person who is among the best at certain task) :: top-
Elizabeth {prop} (mother of John the Baptist) :: Elisabet
Elizabeth {prop} (wife of Aaron) SEE: Elisheba ::
Elizabethan {adj} (pertaining to the reign of Elizabeth I of England) :: elizabethaans
elk {n} (moose) SEE: moose ::
elk {n} (wapiti - Cervus canadensis) SEE: wapiti ::
ellipse {n} (curve) :: ellips
ellipsis {n} (mark used in printing to indicate an omission) :: beletselteken {n}, doorlooppuntjes {p}, ellips {f}
ellipsis {n} (omission of grammatically required words that can be implied) :: ellips {f}, weglating {f}
ellipsoid {adj} (shaped like an ellipse) SEE: elliptical ::
elliptical {adj} (in shape reminding of an ellipse, oval) :: elliptisch
elliptical {adj} (showing ellipsis) :: elliptisch
elm {n} (tree of genus Ulmus) :: olm {m}, iep {m}
Elmer {prop} (male given name) :: Aalmar
Elmer Fudd {prop} (fictional cartoon hunter) :: Elmer Fudd
elongated {adj} (extensive in length) :: langgerekt
elongated {adj} (stretched) :: langwerpig
elope {v} (run away with a lover to get married) :: weglopen
elope {v} (run away with a paramour) :: weglopen
eloquence {n} (the quality of artistry and persuasiveness in speech or writing) :: welbespraaktheid {f}
eloquent {adj} (fluently persuasive and articulate) :: welsprekend, eloquent, welbespraakt
El Salvador {prop} (country in Central America) :: El Salvador
else {adv} (word that implies any result with the exception of the one being referred to) :: zoniet, anders, in het andere geval
elsewhere {adv} (in or at some other place) :: elders, ergens anders
elsewhere {adv} (to some other place) :: elders, elwaarts [archiac]
elucidate {v} (make clear) :: verduidelijken, verklaren, uitleggen, verhelderen, clarificeren
elusive {adj} (difficult to describe) :: moeilijk beschrijfbaar
elusive {adj} (evading capture, comprehension or remembrance) :: ongrijpbaar
elver {n} (a young eel) :: aal {m}
emaciate {v} (intransitive) become extremely thin or wasted) :: verschrompelen, vermageren
emaciate {v} (transitive) make extremely thin or wasted) :: uitmergelen, uithongeren
emaciated {adj} (thin or haggard) :: uitgemergeld
email {n} (e-mail) SEE: e-mail ::
e-mail {n} (message sent via e-mail) :: mail {m}, e-mail {m}, e-mailbericht {n}
e-mail {n} (system) :: mail {m}, e-mail {m}, email {m}
email {v} (e-mail) SEE: e-mail ::
e-mail {v} (intransitive: to send an e-mail or e-mails) :: e-mailen, mailen
e-mail {v} (to send an e-mail or e-mails to) :: e-mailen, mailen
email address {n} (e-mail address) SEE: e-mail address ::
e-mail address {n} (unique identifier) :: e-mailadres {n}
Emajõgi {prop} (river in Estonia) :: Emajõgi
E major {n} (the major chord with a root of E) :: E-majeur, E-groot
E major {n} (the major key with E as its tonic) :: E-majeur, E-groot
emanate {v} (To come from a source) :: uitstralen, ontstaan uit, voortkomen uit
emancipation {n} (The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence) :: ontvoogding {f}, emancipatie {f}
emasculate {adj} (castrated, emasculated) :: ontmand
embalm {v} (to treat a corpse in order to prevent decomposition) :: balsemen
embankment {n} (artificial mound of earth and stone) :: waterkering {f}
embarge {v} (to board a barge) :: inschepen
embarge {v} (to put in a barge) :: inladen, aan boord brengen
embark {v} (to start) :: beginnen
embarrass {v} (to humiliate; to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely) :: verlegen maken, in verlegenheid brengen
embarrassed {adj} (Having a feeling of shameful discomfort) :: in verlegenheid {f} gebracht
embarrassing {adj} (causing embarrassment) :: gênant
embarrassment {n} (state of discomfort) :: verlegenheid {f}
embassy {n} (organization representing a foreign state) :: ambassade {f}
embattled {adj} (having battlements or crenellations) :: voortdurend in moeilijkheden
embattled {adj} (prepared or armed for battle) :: bewapend, gevechtsklaar
embattled {adj} (subject to or troubled by battles, controversy or debates) :: omstreden, omsingeld
embed {v} (lay as in a bed; lay in surrounding matter) :: vastleggen, inbedden
embed {v} (mathematics; embed in) :: inbedden in
embedded {adj} (partially buried in concrete or planted in earth) :: verankerd, vastgebetonneerd
embedded {adj} (part of; firmly, or securely surrounded; lodged solidly into) :: ingebed
embellish {v} (To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate) :: verfraaien
ember {n} (glowing piece of coal or wood) :: sintel,hete kolen
embetterment {n} (improvement) SEE: improvement ::
embezzle {v} (to steal money that one has been trusted with) :: verduisteren
embezzlement {n} (The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner) :: verduistering {f}
embiggen {v} (Make bigger) :: vergroten
emblem {n} (representative symbol) :: embleem {n}
embodiment {n} (entity typifying an abstraction) :: belichaming {f}
embolden {v} (To encourage, inspire, or motivate) :: moed geven,verstouten
embolism {n} (obstruction or occlusion of an artery by an embolus) :: embolie {f}
embower {v} (enclose something or someone as if in a bower; shelter with foliage) :: omhullen
embrace {n} (hug) :: omarming {f}, omhelzing {f}, knuffel {c}
embrace {v} (metaphorical) to enfold or include (ideas, principles, etc) :: omarmen
embrace {v} (to hug (a person) :: omarmen, omhelzen, knuffelen
embroider {v} (to stitch a decorative design on fabric with needle and thread) :: borduren
embryo {n} (botany: rudimentary plant contained in the seed) :: kiemplant
embryo {n} :: embryo {n}
embryologic {adj} (embryologic) SEE: embryological ::
embryology {n} (the scientific study of embryos) :: embryologie {f}
embryonic {adj} (embryology: of or relating to an embryo) :: embryonaal
em dash {n} (typographical symbol '—') :: kastlijntje {n}
emend {v} (to correct and revise) :: emenderen
emerald {adj} (rich green colour) :: smaragdgroen, smaragdgroene
emerald {n} (gemstone) :: smaragd {m}
emergence {n} (the arising of emergent structure in complex systems) :: emergentie {f}
emergency {n} (situation requiring urgent assistance) :: nood {m}
emergency exit {n} (exit for evacuation) :: nooduitgang {m}
emergency room {n} (Hospital department primarily used for the treatment of the most serious, often life-threatening conditions) :: spoedeisende hulp
emerging {adj} (becoming prominent; newly formed; emergent; rising) :: (naar) boven komen, naar buiten komen, zich vertonen, zich voordoen, blijken
emic {adj} (analyzing a culture from inside) :: emisch
emigrant {n} (someone who leaves a country to settle in a new country) :: uitwijkeling {m}, uitwijkelinge {f}, landverhuizer {m}, landverhuizerin {f}, emigrant {m}, emigrante {f}
emigrate {v} (to leave one's country in order to reside elsewhere) :: emigreren
emigration {n} (act of emigrating) :: uitwijking {f}, emigratie {f}
emigration {n} (body emigrants; emigrants collectively) :: uitwijking {f}, emigratie {f}
Emile {prop} (Emil) SEE: Emil ::
eminent {adj} (remarkable, great) :: voortreffelijk, eminent
E minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of E) :: e-mineur, e-klein
E minor {n} (the minor key with E as its tonic) :: e-mineur, e-klein
emirate {n} (country ruled by an emir) :: emiraat {n}
emissary {n} (an agent sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else) :: afgezant
emission {n} (something that is emitted) :: uitstoot, emissie
emit {v} (to send out or give off) :: uitzenden, afgeven
emitter {n} (terminal of a transistor) :: emitter {m}
emitter {n} (that which emits) :: zender {m}
Emmanuel {prop} (figure whose birth is foretold) SEE: Immanuel ::
Emmanuel {prop} (this figure, regarded as Christ) SEE: Immanuel ::
emmer {n} (Triticum dicoccum) :: emmertarwe
emollient {adj} (Soothing; mollifying) :: verzachtend
emotion {n} (person's internal state of being) :: emotie {f}
emotionless {adj} (lacking emotion) :: emotieloos {n}
emotivism {n} (Translations) :: emotivisme {n}
emperor {n} (ruler of an empire) :: keizer {m}
emperor penguin {n} (largest penguin) :: keizerspinguïn
emphasis {n} (prominence given to a syllable or words) :: klemtoon {m}, beklemtoning
emphasis {n} (special attention or prominence given to something) :: benadrukking
emphasis {n} (special weight or forcefulness given to something considered important) :: nadruk {m}
emphasize {v} (stress) :: benadrukken
emphatic {adj} (characterized by emphasis) :: nadrukkelijk, emfatisch
emphatic {adj} (stated with conviction) :: nadrukkelijk, emfatisch
emphatically {adv} (in an emphatic manner) :: nadrukkelijk
emphysema {n} (pulmonary emphysema) SEE: pulmonary emphysema ::
empire {n} (area under the power of one person) :: imperium
empire {n} (group of states) :: imperium
empire {n} (political unit) :: staat
empire {n} (state ruled by an emperor) :: keizerrijk {n}
employ {v} (to give someone work) :: tewerkstellen
employee {n} (individual who provides labor to a company or another person) :: bediende {m} {f}, werknemer {m}, medewerker {m}
employee benefit {n} (non-wage benefit) SEE: fringe benefit ::
employer {n} (person or entity which employs others) :: werkgever {m}
employment {n} (an activity to which one devotes time) :: emplooi {n}
employment {n} (the act of employing) :: aanwerving, tewerkstelling
employment {n} (the number or percentage of people at work) :: tewerkstellingsgraad (proportion), tewerkstellingscijfer (number)
employment {n} (the state of being employed) :: tewerkstelling
employment {n} (the work or occupation for which one is paid) :: emplooi {n}, werk {n}, benutting {n}
employment {n} (use, purpose) :: benutting, gebruik {n}, nut {n}, emplooi {n}
emporium {n} (a department store) :: warenhuis {n}
emporium {n} (a market place or trading centre, particularly of an ancient city) :: marktplaats {m}
emporium {n} (a shop that offers a wide variety of goods) :: warenhuis {n}
empress {n} (female monarch of an empire) :: keizerin {f}
empress {n} (wife or widow of an emperor) :: keizerin {f}
emptiness {n} (the state or feeling of being empty) :: leegte {f}
empty {adj} (devoid of content) :: leeg
empty {v} (to make empty) :: leegmaken, legen
empty set {n} (the unique set that contains no elements) :: lege verzameling
empyema {n} (collection of pus) :: empyeem
Emsian {prop} :: Emsien
emu {n} (A large flightless bird, Dromaius novaehollandiae) :: emoe {m}
emulsifier {n} (a substance that helps an emulsion form) :: emulgator {m}
emulsify {v} (To make into an emulsion) :: emulgeren
emulsion {n} (suspension of one liquid in another) :: emulsie {f}
enable {v} (to allow a way out or excuse for an action) :: in staat stellen
enable {v} (to make able) :: inschakelen, in staat stellen
enantiomer {n} (one of a pair of mirror-image stereoisomers) :: enantiomeer
encapsulate {v} (object-oriented programming: To enclose objects in a common interface) :: inkapselen
encapsulate {v} (to enclose as if in a capsule) :: inkapselen
encephalopathy {n} (condition affecting the brain) :: encefalopathie
enchant {v} (to cast a spell over) :: betoveren
enchanted {adj} (under the influence of enchantment) :: betoverd
enchanting {adj} (having the ability to enchant) :: betoverend
encircle {v} (surround) :: omsingelen
enclave {n} (entity completely surrounded by another) :: enclave {m} {f}
enclose {v} (surround, fence in) :: omheinen
encode {v} (to convert source information into another form) :: coderen
encoding {n} (character encoding (computing) :: codering {f}
encompass {v} (include) :: bevatten
encompass {v} (surround) :: omvatten
encore {n} (brief extra performance after the main performance is complete) :: toegift
encounter {n} (hostile meeting) :: botsing, confrontatie, treffen {n}
encounter {n} (sudden, often violent clash) :: botsing, treffen {n}
encounter {n} (unplanned meeting) :: (ongeplande) ontmoeting, treffen {n}
encounter {v} (confront (someone or something) :: ontmoeten, oog in oog staan (met …)
encounter {v} (engage in conflict) :: confronteren, het hoofd bieden
encounter {v} (meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly) :: ontmoeten, stuiten/botsen (op …), treffen
encourage {v} (foster, give help or patronage) :: bevorderen, patroneren, steunen
encourage {v} (mentally support or motivate) :: bemoedigen, aanmoedigen
encourage {v} (spur on, recommend) :: aanmoedigen
encouragement {n} (that which serves to incite, support, promote or advance, as favor, countenance, reward etc.) :: aanmoediging {f}, bemoediging {f}
encouragement {n} (the act of encouraging) :: aanmoediging {f}
encroach {v} (to intrude unrightfully on someone else's rights or territory) :: binnendringen
encroachment {n} (entry into a place or area that was previously uncommon) :: aantasting {f}, afslijting {f}, overschrijding {f}
encroachment {n} (intrusion upon another's possessions or rights) :: aantasting {f}, inbreuk {f}
encrypt {v} (to conceal information by means of a code or cipher) :: versleutelen, coderen, vercijferen, encrypteren
encyclopaedia {n} (encyclopedia) SEE: encyclopedia ::
encyclopedia {n} (comprehensive reference with articles on a range of topics) :: encyclopedie {m}
encyst {v} (To enclose within a cyst.) :: inkapselen
end {n} (death) :: einde {n}
end {n} (extreme part) :: einde {n}, uiteinde {n}
end {v} (ergative, intransive: be finished, be terminated) :: eindigen, ophouden, einden
end {v} (transitive: finish, terminate (something) :: beëindigen
endangered {adj} (in danger, at risk) :: bedreigd
endarken {v} (to render dark or darker) :: verduisteren
endbrain {n} (telencephalon) SEE: telencephalon ::
endearing {adj} (inspiring love) :: vertederend
endeavor {n} (a sincere attempt) :: inspanning, ijveren {n}, poging
endeavor {n} (enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity) :: [en] inspanning, moeite, streven {n}
endeavor {v} (attempt through application of effort) :: zich beijveren, proberen, nastreven
endemic {adj} (native to a particular area) :: inheems, endemisch
endemic {adj} (peculiar to a particular area) :: endemisch
endemic {adj} (prevalent in a particular area) :: endemisch
endemic {n} (individual or species that is endemic) :: inheemse soort {f}, inboorling {m}
ending {n} (grammar: last morpheme of a word) :: uitgang {m}
ending {n} (termination or conclusion) :: beëindiging {f}
endive {n} (salad vegetable) :: andijvie {m} {f}
endless {adj} (having no end) :: eindeloos
endless {adj} (indefinite) :: oneindig, grenzeloos
endodontist {n} (one who specializes in endodontics) :: tandarts gespecialiseerd in wortelkanaalbehandeling
endogamy {n} (the practice of marrying within one's own social group) :: endogamie {f}
endopod {n} (endopodite) SEE: endopodite ::
endorse {v} (support) :: ondersteunen, aanbevelen, goedkeuren, bevestigen
endosymbiotic theory {n} (the theory that concerns the origins of mitochondria and chloroplasts) :: endosymbiontenhypothese
endowment {n} (property or funds invested for the support and benefit of a person or not-for-profit institution.) :: dotatie {f}
endowment {n} (something with which a person or thing is endowed) :: gift {m}
end up {v} (arrive at a destination) :: belanden, terechtkomen
endurable {adj} (able to be endured; tolerable; bearable) :: draaglijk
endurable {adj} (likely to endure; durable) :: duurzaam
endurance {n} (the measure of a person's stamina or persistence) :: uithoudingsvermogen {n}
endure {v} (to continue despite obstacles) :: voortduren
endure {v} (to tolerate something) :: verdragen
end user {n} (the final consumer of a product; the intended recipient or user) :: eindgebruiker {m}
end user license agreement {n} (a contract between the manufacturer or copyright holder) :: gebruikersovereenkomst {f}
enema {n} (injection of fluid into the rectum) :: klysma {n}, lavement {n}
enemy {adj} (of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy) :: vijandelijk
enemy {n} (someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else) :: vijand {m}, tegenstander {m}
energy {n} (impetus behind activity) :: energie {f}
enfant terrible {n} (unconventional badly-behaved person) :: enfant terrible {n}
enfeoff {v} (to put (a person) in legal possession of a freehold) :: belenen
enforce {v} (to keep up) :: handhaven
enforce {v} (to strengthen) :: versterken
enforcement {n} (act of enforcing; compulsion) :: handhaving {f}
enfranchise {v} (to grant freedom from servitude) :: bevrijden van slavernij
enfranchise {v} (to grant municipal or parliamentary rights) :: stadsrecht verlenen
enfranchise {v} (to grant the privilege of voting) :: stemrecht verlenen
engage {v} (to bind through legal or moral obligation) :: verloven
engaged {adj} (agreed to be married) :: verloofd
engaged {adj} (already involved in a telephone call) :: bezet, in gesprek
engagement ring {n} (a ring signifying a promise to wed) :: verlovingsring {m}
engender {v} (to bring into existence, cause) :: voortbrengen
engender {v} :: voortbrengen
engine {n} (locomotive) :: locomotief {m}
engine {n} (mechanical device) :: motor {m}, aandrijving {f}
engine driver {n} (person) :: machinist {m}
engineer {n} (locomotive operator) :: machinist {m}
engineer {n} (person qualified or professionally engaged in engineering) :: ingenieur {m} {f}
engineer {n} (person who finds a technical solution to a problem) :: ingenieur {m} {f}, probleemoplosser {m}
engineering {n} (application of science to the needs of humanity) :: ingenieurswetenschap {f}
engine trouble {n} (problem occurring with an engine or motor) :: motorpech {f}, motorpanne {f}
England {prop} (England) :: Engeland {n}
English {adj} (of or pertaining to England) :: Engels
English {adj} (of or pertaining to the English language) :: Engels
English {prop} (person from England) :: Engelsman {m}, Engelse {f}, Engelsen {p}
English {prop} (the English language) :: Engels {n}
English Channel {prop} (The part of the Atlantic Ocean between Great Britain and France) :: Kanaal {n}
English horn {n} (cor anglais) SEE: cor anglais ::
Englishman {n} (native or inhabitant of England) :: Engelsman {m}
Englishwoman {n} (a female native or inhabitant of England) :: Engelse {f}
engobe {n} (A clay slip coating applied to a ceramic body) :: engobe
engrave {v} (carve text or symbols into (something) :: graveren
engulf {v} (overwhelm) :: overweldigen
engulf {v} (surround; cover) :: bedekken, omringen
enhance {v} (augment or make something greater) :: vergroten, uitbreiden
enhance {v} (improve something by adding features) :: uitbreiden, verbeteren
enhanced {adj} (improved) :: versterkt vermeerderd, benadrukt
enhancement {n} (an improvement) :: verbetering {f}
enigma {n} (riddle, or a difficult problem) :: raadsel, enigma
enjail {v} (put in jail) SEE: imprison ::
enjoy {v} :: genieten
enjoy your meal {phrase} (bon appétit) SEE: bon appétit ::
enlarge {v} (make larger) :: uitvergroten
enlargement {n} (Act of making larger) :: vergroting {f}
enlargen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge ::
enlightenment {n} (act of enlightening, state of being enlightened) :: verlichting
Enlightenment {prop} (the Enlightenment) :: verlichting {f}
enmity {n} (hostile or unfriendly disposition) :: vijandschap
ennui {n} (listlessness, boredom) :: lusteloosheid, verveling
enoki {n} (Flammulina velutipes) SEE: enoki mushroom ::
enoki mushroom {n} (Flammulina velutipes) :: fluweelpootje {n}
enology {n} (scientific study of wines) :: oenologie {f}
enormous {adj} (extremely large) :: enorm, gigantisch
enough {adv} (sufficiently) :: genoeg
enough {determiner} (sufficient) :: genoeg, voldoende
enough {interj} (stop!) :: genoeg!
enough {pron} (a sufficient or adequate number, amount, etc) :: genoeg
enrapture {v} (to fill with great delight or joy; to fascinate) :: in vervoering brengen
enravish {v} (to enrapture) SEE: enrapture ::
enrich {v} (to add nutrients or fertilizer to the soil; to fertilize) :: verrijken
enrich {v} (to increase the amount of one isotope in a mixture of isotopes) :: verrijken
enrich {v} (to make rich(er) :: verrijken
en route {adj} (on the way) :: onderweg
ensemble {n} (a coordinated costume or outfit; a suit) :: ensemble {n}
ensemble {n} (a group of musicians, dancers etc who perform together; the chorus of a ballet company) :: ensemble {n}
ensemble {n} (a group of separate things that contribute to a coordinated whole) :: ensemble {n}
ensign {n} (banner) :: vaandel {n}
ensign {n} (military officer) :: vaandrig {m}
ensue {v} (to occur as consequence) :: erop volgen, daarop volgen
ensure {v} (assure) SEE: assure ::
ensure {v} (make sure or certain) :: verzekeren
entail {v} (to imply or require) :: verlangen
entangle {v} (involve in complications) :: verstrikken, verwikkelen
entangle {v} (twist or interweave) :: verwarren, verknopen
entelechy {n} (complete actualization of a potency) :: entelechie {f}
entelechy {n} (final form awaiting actualization) :: entelechie {f}
entelechy {n} (particular type of motivation) :: entelechie {f}
entelechy {n} (something complex emerging from simple objects put together) :: entelechie {f}
enter {v} (to go into (a room, etc.) :: binnengaan
enter {v} (to type into a computer) :: invoeren
enteritis {n} (intestinal disease) :: enteritis
enterprise {n} (company, business, organization, or endeavor) :: onderneming {f}
entertain {v} (to amuse) :: vermaken, amuseren
entertain {v} (to have over at one's home) :: ontvangen
entertainment {n} (activity designed to give pleasure or relaxation) :: vermaak {n}, amusement {n}
enthral {v} (hold spellbound) SEE: enthrall ::
enthral {v} (make subservient) SEE: enthrall ::
enthronise {v} (enthrone) SEE: enthrone ::
enthronize {v} (enthrone) SEE: enthrone ::
enthuse {v} (to cause (someone) to feel enthusiasm) :: enthousiasmeren
enthusiasm {n} (feeling of excited, lively interest) :: enthousiasme {n}, geestdrift
enthusiastic {adj} (with zealous fervor; excited, motivated) :: enthousiast
enthusiastically {adv} (in an enthusiastic manner) :: enthousiast
enthymeme {n} (syllogism with required but unstated assumption) :: enthymeem {c}
entice {v} (To lure; to attract by arousing desire or hope.) :: aantrekken
enticing {adj} (alluring) :: verlokkelijk
entire {adj} (internal; interior) SEE: internal, interior ::
entire {n} (stallion) SEE: stallion ::
entitlement {n} (government payments that are guaranteed to a segment of the population) :: uitkering
entitlement {n} (something that one is entitled to) :: aanspraak
entitlement {n} (the right to have something) :: recht op
entomologist {n} (scientist who studies insects) :: entomoloog {m}
entomology {n} (study of insects) :: entomologie, insectenkunde
entourage {n} (retinue of attendants, associates or followers) :: gevolg {n}
entrance {n} :: [1] binnenkomst {f}, [2] intrede {f}, [3] toegangsrecht {n}
entrance {n} (The place of entering, as a gate or doorway) :: ingang {m}
entrance {v} (To delight) :: verwonderen
entrance {v} (To put into trance) :: in trance brengen
entrée {n} (main dish) SEE: main course ::
entreaty {n} (petition, solicitation, prayer) :: smeekbede {f}, smeekgebed {n}
entrench {v} (dig) :: graven
entrench {v} (establish financial position) :: zich vestigen
entrench {v} (surround with a trench) :: ingraven
entrepreneur {n} (person who organizes and operates a business and assumes the associated risk) :: ondernemer
entresol {n} (an intermediate floor in a building) :: tussenverdieping {f}
entropy {n} (term in thermodynamics) :: entropie
entrust {v} (To trust to the care of) :: toevertrouwen
entry {n} (act of entering) :: invoer {m}
entry {n} (article in a dictionary or encyclopedia) :: trefwoord {n}, artikel
entry {n} (doorway that provides a means of entering a building) :: ingang
entry {n} (permission to enter) :: toegang {m}
entry {n} (record in a log or in a database) :: post, notitie
entry {n} (room) :: entree
entry {n} (term in a matrix) :: element {n}
enumerate {v} (To determine the amount of) :: opsommen, enumereren
enumerate {v} (To specify each member of a sequence individually in incrementing order) :: uittellen
envelop {v} (to surround or enclose) :: omvatten, omhullen
envelope {n} (something that envelops) :: omslag {m}
envelope {n} (wrapper for mailing) :: envelop {f}, briefomslag {m}
envious {adj} (feeling or exhibiting envy) :: jaloers, nijdig
environment {n} (area around something) :: omgeving {c}
environment {n} (natural world or ecosystem) :: milieu {n}
environment {n} (political or social setting, arena or condition) :: milieu
envoy {n} (representative) :: gezant {m}
envy {n} (resentful desire of something possessed by another) :: afgunst {f}, nijd {m}
envy {v} (to feel displeasure towards (someone) because of their good fortune, possessions) :: benijden, afgunstig zijn
Enzedder {n} (Kiwi) SEE: Kiwi ::
eon {n} (eternity) :: eeuwigheid {f}, [rare] eterniteit {f}, [rare] sempiterniteit {f}
eon {n} (geological time period) :: eon {n}
eon {n} (period of 1,000,000,000 years) :: eon {n}
eosin {n} (red, acidic dye) :: eosine {f}, roodsel {n}
epee {n} (A fencing sword) :: degen {m}
epenthesis {n} (insertion of a phoneme or letter into a word) :: epenthesis
ephemeral {adj} (existing for only one day) :: eendaags, eendags
ephemeral {adj} (lasting for a short period of time) :: vergankelijk, kortstondig, vluchtig
Ephesians {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Efeziërs, Brief van Paulus aan de Efeziërs
Ephesus {prop} (a city of ancient Anatolia, in what is now Turkey) :: Efeze {m}
Ephraim {prop} (given name) :: Efraïm
epi- {prefix} (above, over, on, in addition to) :: epi-
epic {adj} (extraordinary) :: episch
epic {adj} (Momentously heroic) :: episch, heldhaftig
epic {adj} (of, or relating to, an epic) :: episch
epic {n} (events appropriate to an epic) :: episch gebeuren/verhaal {n}, heldendaden {p}
epic {n} (extended narrative poem) :: epos, heldendicht {n}
epicaricacy {n} (rejoicing at or deriving pleasure from the misfortunes of others) :: leedvermaak {n}
epicarp {n} (exocarp) SEE: exocarp ::
epicene {adj} (having both male and female biological characteristics) :: tweeslachtig, androgyn, hermafrodiet
epicene {adj} (having neither male nor female biological characteristics) :: geslachtloos, asexueel
epicene {adj} (in grammar) :: geslachtloos, gemeenslachtig
epicene {adj} (lacking gender distinction) :: geslachtloos, gemeenslachtig
epicene {adj} (male with unusually strong female characteristics) :: verwijfd
epicene {n} (hermaphrodite) SEE: hermaphrodite ::
epicentre {n} (point above earthquake) :: epicentrum
epicycle {n} (a small circle whose centre is on the circumference of a larger circle) :: epicykels
epidemic {adj} (like an epidemic) :: epidemisch
epidemic {n} (occurrence of such disease) :: epidemie
epidemic {n} (widespread disease) :: epidemie
epidemiologic {adj} (of or pertaining to epidemiology) :: epidemiologisch
epidemiological {adj} (of or pertaining to epidemiology) SEE: epidemiologic ::
epidemiologist {n} (Scientist specialized in epidemiology) :: epidemioloog
epidermis {n} (skin's outer layer in animals) :: opperhuid
epididymal {adj} (epididymal) :: epididymaal, van de bijbal, paratesticulair
epididymis {n} (tube) :: bijbal, paratestikel {m}, epididymis {m}
epigenetic {adj} (related to epigenesis) :: epigenetisch
epigenetic {adj} (related to epigenetics) :: epigenetisch
epigenetics {n} (The study of heritable changes caused by the activation and deactivation of genes without any change in DNA sequence) :: epigenetica
epigenetics {n} (The study of the processes involved in the genetic development of an organism, especially the activation and deactivation of genes) :: epigenetica
epigone {n} (follower, disciple) :: epigoon {m}
epigram {n} (short, witty or pithy poem) :: hekelrijm
epigraphy {n} (study of inscriptions) :: epigrafie {f}
epilogue {n} (brief oration or script at the end of a literary piece) :: epiloog {n}, nawoord {n}
epiphany {n} (illuminating realization or discovery) :: epifanie, ingeving {n}
epiphany {n} (manifestation or appearance of a divine or superhuman being) :: verschijning, openbaring
Epiphany {n} (Christian feast) :: Driekoningen {m}
epiphenomenon {n} (any state, process or other activity that is the result of another) :: afgeleid gegeven, epifenomeen {n}
epiphenomenon {n} (medicine: a symptom that develops during the course of a disease not connected to the disease) :: epiphenomena
epiphenomenon {n} (philosophy, psychology: mental state or process that is an incidental byproduct of physiological events) :: bijverschijnsel, epifenomeen {n}
Epirote {n} (an inhabitant of Epirus) :: Epiroot {m}
Epirus {prop} (one of the 13 peripheries) :: Epirus, Epiros
Epirus {prop} (region; historical kingdom) :: Epirus, Epiros
episcopal {adj} (related to a bishop) :: bisschoppelijk
episode {n} (incident or action connected with a series of events) :: gebeuren {n}, episode
episode {n} (installment of a drama told in parts) :: episode {f}, aflevering {f}
epistaxis {n} (nosebleed) :: epistaxis {f}
epistemic {adj} (relating to knowledge or cognition) :: epistemisch
epistemic {adj} (relating to theory of knowledge) :: epistemisch, epistemologisch
epistemology {n} (branch of philosophy dealing with the study of knowledge) :: kennistheorie {f}
epitaph {n} (inscription on a gravestone) :: grafschrift
epithelium {n} (membranous tissue) :: epitheel
epithet {n} (abusive or contemptuous word or phrase) :: scheldnaam {m}, schimpnaam {m}
epithet {n} (term used as a descriptive substitute for the name or title of a person) :: epitheton {n}
epithet {n} (term used to characterize a person or thing) :: toenaam {m}, epitheton {n}
epithet {n} (word in the scientific name of a taxon following the name of the genus or species) :: epitheton {n}
epitome {n} (embodiment or encapsulation of) :: verwezenlijking {f}, belichaming {f}, personificatie {f}
epitome {n} (summary) :: samenvatting {f}, synopsis {f}, uittreksel {n}, excerpt {n}
epitome {n} (the height; the best) :: toppunt {n}
epitomize {v} (be an epitome) :: belichamen, in zich verenigen
epitomize {v} (make an epitome) :: excerperen, samenvatten
epitrochoid {n} (geometric curve) :: epitrochoïde {f}
eponym {n} (name of a person that has given rise to the name of something) :: eponiem {n}, naamgever {m}
eponym {n} (word formed from a person’s name) :: eponiem {n}
eponymous {adj} (relating to the person after which something is named) :: naamgevend, gelijknamig
epsilon {n} (arbitrarily small quantity) :: epsilon {m} {f}
epsilon {n} (name for the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet) :: epsilon {m} {f}
epsilon {n} (negligible effect) :: kleinigheid {f}
epsilon {n} (symbol for front half open unrounded vowel) :: epsilon {m} {f}
equable {adj} (calm and steady) :: gelijkmatig
equal {adj} (mathematics: exactly identical) :: gelijk, gelijke, identiek, identieke
equal {adj} (the same in all respects) :: gelijk, gelijke, identiek, identieke
equal {n} (person or thing of equal status to others) :: gelijke {m} {f}
equal {v} (be equal to) :: gelijk zijn aan
equal {v} (informal: have as its consequence) :: betekenen
equality {n} (equal treatment of people irrespective of social or cultural differences) :: gelijkberechtiging
equality {n} (fact of being equal) :: gelijkheid {f}
equality {n} (mathematics: fact of having the same value) :: gelijkheid {f}
equanimity {n} (state of being calm) :: gelatenheid, berusting, kalmte, gelijkmoedigheid {f}
equation {n} (assertion) :: vergelijking
equator {n} (celestial equator) SEE: celestial equator ::
equator {n} (circle around the earth) :: evenaar {m}, equator {m}
equatorial {adj} (of, near, or relating to the equator) :: equatoriaal
equatorial {n} (kind of telescope) :: equatoriaal {m} {n}
Equatorial Guinea {prop} (country in Western Africa) :: Equatoriaal-Guinea
equerry {n} (a personal attendant to a head of state, a member of a royal family, or a national representative) :: hofdienaar
equerry {n} (a responsible for the care of the horses of a person of rank) :: stalmeester
equestrian {adj} (of horseback riding or horseback riders) :: ruiter
equilateral {adj} (referring to a polygon all of whose sides are of equal length) :: gelijkzijdig
equilateral triangle {n} (a triangle having all three sides equal) :: gelijkzijdige driehoek {m}
equilibrium {n} (condition of a system in which competing influences are balanced) :: evenwicht {n}
equilibrium {n} (mental balance) :: evenwicht {n}
equinoctial {n} (celestial equator) SEE: celestial equator ::
equinox {n} (intersection of the ecliptic with the celestial equator) :: nachtevening, dag-en-nachtevening, equinox
equip {v} (to furnish for service) :: uitrusten
equipment {n} (the act of equipping) :: uitrusting {f}
equipment {n} (whatever is used in equipping) :: uitrusting {f}
equipoise {n} (counterbalance) :: tegenwicht {n}
equipoise {n} (state of balance) :: evenwicht {n}
equitable {adj} (fair, just, or impartial) :: rechtvaardig
equity {n} (ownership, especially in terms of net monetary value of some business) :: aandeel
equivalence {n} (the condition of being equivalent) :: gelijkwaardigheid
equivalent {adj} (equal-area) SEE: equal-area ::
equivalent {adj} (similar or identical in value) :: gelijkwaardig
-er {suffix} (used form a demonym) resident or inhabitant of…) :: -er {m}, -se {f}
-er {suffix} (used to form the comparative of adjectives) :: -er
-er {suffix} (used to form the comparative of adverbs) :: -er
era {n} (time period) :: tijdperk {n}, periode {f}, era {m}, tijdrekening {f}
eradicate {v} (to completely destroy; to reduce to nothing radically) :: met wortel en al uitroeien
eradicate {v} (to pull up by the roots) :: ontwortelen
erase {v} (to remove markings or information) :: uitwissen
eraser {n} (thing used to erase something written or drawn) :: gom, gum
erbium {n} (chemical element) :: erbium {n}
ere {prep} (before, sooner than) :: eer
erectile dysfunction {n} (erectile dysfunction) :: erectiestoornis
erection {n} (rigid state of penis or clitoris) :: erectie
eremetic {adj} (of or pertaining to eremites) SEE: eremitic ::
eremite {n} (hermit) SEE: hermit ::
eremitical {adj} (eremitic) SEE: eremitic ::
ereyesterday {adv} (on the day before yesterday) SEE: day before yesterday ::
ereyesterday {n} (the day before yesterday) SEE: day before yesterday ::
ergative case {n} (case used to indicate the agent of a verb) :: ergatief {m}
ergativity {n} (linguistic: structuring property of grammar) :: ergativiteit {f}
ergo {conj} :: daarom
ergonomics {n} (science) :: ergonomie {f}
Eric {prop} (male given name) :: Erik
Erika {prop} (female given name) SEE: Erica ::
Eritrea {prop} (country in Eastern Africa) :: Eritrea
ermine {n} (Mustela erminea) :: hermelijn {m}
erne {n} (Haliaeetus albicilla) SEE: white-tailed eagle ::
Ernest {prop} (given name) :: Ernst
erode {v} (To wear away by abrasion, corrosion or chemical reaction) :: afslijten, uitslijten, verweren, eroderen, corroderen, aantasten, aanvreten, uitbijten, inbijten
Eros {prop} (God of love) :: Eros {m}
erotic {adj} (tending to arouse sexual desire) :: erotisch
err {v} (make a mistake) :: een fout maken, een vergissing maken, zich vergissen
err {v} (sin) SEE: sin ::
errant {adj} (straying from the proper course or standard) :: dolend
errata {n} (an added page in a printed work) :: errata
erratic {adj} (unsteady, random; prone to unexpected changes; not consistent) :: onregelmatig
erroneously {adv} (incorrectly) SEE: incorrectly ::
err on the side of caution {v} (to act in the least risky manner) :: het zekere voor het onzekere nemen
error {n} (difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one) :: fout, afwijking
error {n} (mistake) :: fout, vergissing {f}, onjuistheid {f}
error {n} (one or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement) :: procedurefout
error {v} (nonstandard) To make a mistake; to result in an error) SEE: err ::
ersatz {n} (something made in imitation) :: ersatz, surrogaat
erstwhile {adj} (former, previous) :: voormalig, vroeger, toenmalig
erstwhile {adv} (erstwhile) SEE: formerly ::
erudite {adj} (scholarly, learned) :: geleerd, belezen, erudiet
erudition {n} (profound knowledge, especially that based on learning and scholarship) :: eruditie {f}
erythrocyte {n} (a red blood cell) :: erytrocyt {m}, rode bloedcel {f} {m}
erythronium {n} (vanadium) SEE: vanadium ::
Erzya {n} (person) :: Erzja
Erzya {prop} (language) :: Erzja
Esau {prop} (son of Isaac and Rebekah) :: Esau
escalate {v} (to intensify) :: escaleren
escalator {n} (mechanical device) :: roltrap {m}
escapade {n} (daring or adventurous act; undertaking which goes against convention) :: escapade {f}
escape {n} (act of leaving a dangerous or unpleasant situation) :: ontsnappen
escape {n} (key on most modern computer keyboards) :: escapetoets {m}
escape {v} (to avoid capture) :: er vanaf komen
escape {v} (to elude) :: ontsnappen aan, ontgaan
escape {v} (to get free) :: ontsnappen
escape {v} (to halt a program by pressing a combination of keys) :: stoppen, afbreken, onderbreken
Escaut {prop} (the river Scheldt) SEE: Scheldt ::
eschatology {n} (system of doctrines concerning final matters, such as death) :: eschatologie {f}
eschatology {n} (the study of the end times) :: eschatologie {f}
Escherian {adj} (of or relating to M C Escher) :: Escheriaans {n}
eschew {v} (avoid, shun) :: vermijden, schuwen, ontwijken
e-scrap {n} (e-waste) SEE: e-waste ::
escrow {n} :: borg
escutcheon {n} (coat of arms) :: wapenschild {n}
escutcheon {n} (plate or bezel to fill the gap around a protruberance) :: sleutelschild {n}
Eskimo {adj} (of, or relating to an Eskimo, Eskimos or their language, languages) :: Eskimo-
Eskimo {n} (member of the Eskimo people(s) :: Eskimo {m}
Eskimo {prop} (group of native peoples) :: Eskimos {m-p}
Eskimo {prop} (language) :: Eskimo {n}
esoteric {adj} (confidential; private) :: exclusief
esoteric {adj} (having to do with concepts that are highly theoretical) :: cerebraal, esoterisch
esoteric {adj} (Understood only by a chosen few or an enlightened inner circle.) :: esoterisch
esoterism {n} (inward forms of faith and religion) :: esoterie
espagnolette {n} (locking device) :: espagnoletsluiting
especially {adv} (particularly) :: vooral
Esperanto {prop} (auxiliary language) :: Esperanto {n}
espionage {n} (act of learning secret information through clandestine means) :: spionage
espouse {v} (accept, support, take as one’s own) :: verdedigen, aannemen, ondersteunen
espouse {v} (become married to) :: trouwen met, in het huwelijk treden met, tot man nemen, tot vrouw nemen
essay {n} (an attempt) :: poging {f}
essay {n} (written composition) :: essay {n}, opstel {n}
essence {n} (concentrate) :: essence, aftreksel
essence {n} (fragrance) :: parfum {m} {n}
essence {n} (inherent nature) :: essentie
essence {n} (true nature of something) :: wezen {n}
essential {adj} (in basic form) :: essentieel, wezenlijk, echt
essential {adj} (necessary) :: essentieel, onontbeerlijk, wezenlijk, noodzakelijk, nodig
essential {adj} (of high importance) :: essentieel, onontbeerlijk, wezenlijk, belangrijk
essential {n} (fundamental ingredient) :: essentiële {n}
essentially {adv} (essentially) :: essentieel
essential oil {n} (volatile oil used to make perfumes and flavourings) :: etherische olie
-est {suffix} (second-person singular present tense of verbs) :: -t
-est {suffix} (superlative of adjectives and adverbs) :: -ste
establish {v} (To form; to set up in business) :: oprichten, stichten
establish {v} (To found; to institute) :: oprichten
establish {v} (To prove and cause to be accepted as true; to establish a fact; to demonstrate) :: bevestigen, vaststellen
establishment {n} (that which is established) :: vestiging, bestel {n}
estate {n} (area of land under single ownership) :: landgoed {n}
estate {n} (body style of cars) SEE: station wagon ::
estate {n} (collective net property of someone, especially a deceased person) :: bezit {n}
estate {n} (historical: major social class or order of persons) :: standadel,
estate {n} (housing estate) SEE: housing estate ::
estate {n} (law: nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land) :: bezit, eigendom,
estate car {n} (station wagon) SEE: station wagon ::
esteem {n} (favourable regard) :: achting {f}
esteem {v} (to regard with respect) :: achten, waarderen, prijzen
Esther {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Ester
estimate {n} (rough calculation or guess) :: schatting {f}
estimate {v} (to calculate roughly) :: schatten
Estonia {prop} (country) :: Estland
Estonian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to the country of Estonia, its people or their language) :: Ests, Estisch
Estonian {n} (person) :: Est {m}, Estlander {m}, Estlandse {f}
Estonian {prop} (language) :: Ests {n}, Estisch {n}
estragon {n} (tarragon) SEE: tarragon ::
estrange {v} (cause to feel less close or friendly; alienate) :: vervreemden
estrange {v} (remove from an accustomed place or set of associations) :: ontwortelen
estrogen {n} (estrogen) :: oestrogeen {n}, estrogeen {n}
estuary {n} (place where ocean tides and river water merge) :: estuarium
eta {n} (Greek letter) :: èta {m} {f}
et al. {abbr} (and others) :: en anderen
etc. {phrase} (abbreviation of “et cetera”; and the rest; and so forth, see also: et cetera) :: enz. (en zo voorts), etc.
et cetera {phrase} (and so on, see also: etc.) :: enzovoort, enz., enzovoorts
etching {n} (art of producing an image) :: ets {m} {f}
eternal {adj} (lasting forever) :: eeuwig, eindeloos
eternity {n} (infinite time) :: eeuwigheid {f} (definite article only)
eternity {n} (informal: a comparatively long time) :: eeuwigheid {f} (indefinite article only)
eternity {n} (period of time that elapses after death) :: de eeuwigheid {f} (definite article required; often capitalized)
eternity {n} (time extending infinitely far into the future) :: eeuwigheid {f}
ethane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon, C[2]H[6]) :: ethaan
ethene {n} (ethylene) SEE: ethylene ::
ether {n} (archaic: space filling substance) :: ether {m}
ether {n} (organic chemistry: a compound containing an oxygen atom bonded to two hydrocarbon groups) :: ether {m}
ether {n} (organic chemistry: diethyl ether, C[4]H[10]O) :: ether {m}
ether {n} (the fifth classic physical element) :: ether {m}
ethics {n} (standards of conduct) :: zedenkunde {f}, ethiek {f}
ethics {n} (study of principles governing right and wrong conduct) :: zedenkunde {f}, ethiek {f}
Ethiopia {prop} (country in Eastern Africa) :: Ethiopië
Ethiopian {n} (person) :: Ethiopiër {m}
ethnic {adj} (belonging to a foreign culture) :: etnisch, exotisch, vreemd
ethnic {adj} (of or relating to a group of people) :: etnisch
ethnic {n} (ethnic minority) :: (etnische) minderheid(sgroep)
ethnic {n} (ethnic person, notably when foreigner or immigrant) :: vreemdeling {m}
ethnic cleansing {n} (ethnic cleansing) :: etnische zuivering {f}
ethnographic {adj} (of, or relating to ethnography) :: etnografisch
ethnologic {adj} (ethnologic) SEE: ethnological ::
ethnologist {n} (one who practices ethnology) :: ethnoloog {m}, ethnologe {f}
ethnology {n} (branch of anthropology) :: volkskunde {f}, volkenkunde
ethologic {adj} (ethologic) SEE: ethological ::
ethylene {n} (compound) :: etheen
ethyne {n} (the compound C[2]H[2]) :: ethyn
etic {adj} (analyzing a culture from outside) :: etisch
Etruscan {adj} (pertaining to the region and culture of Etruria) :: Etruskisch
Etruscan {n} (inhabitant of Etruria) :: Etrusk
Etruscan {prop} (extinct language of Etruria) :: Etruskisch {n}
etymological {adj} (of or relating to etymology) :: etymologisch
etymologically {adv} (Based on or belonging to etymology) :: etymologisch
etymology {n} (account of the origin and historical development of a word) :: etymologie {f}
etymology {n} (study of the historical development of languages, particularly of individual words) :: etymologie {f}, woordherkomst {f}
EU {initialism} (European Union, see also: European Union) :: EU {f}
eucalyptus {n} (any of many trees of genus Eucalyptus) :: eucalyptus {m}
Eucharist {n} (ceremony) :: eucharistieviering {f}
Eucharist {n} (sacrament) :: eucharistie {f}
eucharistic {adj} (pertaining to the Eucharist) :: eucharistisch
Euclidean {adj} (of traditional geometry) :: euclidisch
Euclidean geometry {n} (mathematical system) :: euclidische meetkunde {f}
Euclidian space {n} (Euclidean space) SEE: Euclidean space ::
euergetism {n} (the practice of élite in Greek and Roman cities to distribute a part of their wealth to the community) :: evergetisme
eukaryote {n} (any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cells contain at least one distinct nucleus) :: eukaryoten {p}
Euler's formula {prop} (Euler's formula) :: formule van Euler
eulogize {v} :: loven
eulogy {n} (an oration to honor a deceased person) :: grafrede {f}
eulogy {n} (high praise or recommendation) :: lofrede {f}
eunuch {n} (castrated human male) :: eunuch {m}, castraat {m}
eunuch {n} (such a man who was harem guard or in Middle Eastern courts under Roman Emperors, important officials of the state) :: eunuch {m}
euphemism {n} (use of a word or phrase to replace another word with one considered less offensive) :: verbloeming, eufemisme {n}
euphemism {n} (word or phrase that is used to replace another in this way) :: eufemisme {n}
euphonium {n} (brass instrument) :: euphonium
Euphrates {prop} (river in the Middle East) :: Eufraat
Eurasia {prop} (the largest landmass on Earth, consisting of Europe and Asia) :: Eurazië {n}
Eurasian black vulture {n} (Aegypius monachus) :: monniksgier
Eurasian jay {n} (Garrulus glandarius) :: gaai {m}
Eurasian sparrowhawk {n} (Accipiter nisus) :: sperwer {m}
Eurasian Union {prop} (EAU) SEE: EAU ::
Euripides {prop} (a Greek tragedian) :: Euripides {m}
euro {n} (currency unit of the European Monetary Union) :: euro
Euromaidan {prop} (series of anti-government protests in Ukraine) :: Euromaidan {n} {m}, Euromajdan {n} {m}
Europe {prop} (continent) :: Europa {n}
Europe {prop} (European Union) SEE: European Union ::
European {adj} (relating to Europe or the European Union) :: Europees
European {n} (person) :: Europeaan
European alder {n} (black alder) SEE: black alder ::
European bison {n} (the wisent species Bison bonasus) :: wisent {m}
European Central Bank {prop} (central bank for the European Union) :: Europese Centrale Bank
European hedgehog {n} (Erinaceus europaeus) :: egel
European mink {n} (mink species) :: nerts {m}
European otter {n} (Lutra lutra) :: visotter {m}
European redbud {n} (* Judas tree) SEE: * Judas tree ::
European robin {n} (Erithacus rubecula) :: roodborstje {n}
European smelt {n} (Osmerus eperlanus) :: spiering
European swamp thistle {n} (marsh thistle) SEE: marsh thistle ::
European Union {prop} (European supranational organisation) :: Europese Unie {f}
europium {n} (chemical element) :: europium {n}
Eurotunnel {prop} (Channel Tunnel) SEE: Channel Tunnel ::
Eurovision {prop} (television network) :: Eurovisie
Eurozone {n} (those European Union members whose official currency is the euro) :: eurozone {f}
Eustachian tube {n} (tube that links the pharynx to the cavity of the middle ear) :: buis van Eustachius
euthanasia {n} (practice of killing a human being or animal) :: euthanasie {f}
]] ::
EVA {initialism} (ethylene-vinyl acetate) SEE: ethylene-vinyl acetate ::
EVA {initialism} (extravehicular activity) SEE: extravehicular activity ::
evacuate {v} (to move out of an unsafe location into safety) :: evacueren
evacuation {n} (act of emptying) :: evacuatie {f}
evaluation {n} (assessment) :: beoordeling {f}, evaluatie {f}
evangelical {adj} :: evangelisch
evangelist {n} (itinerant or special preacher, especially a revivalist) :: evangelist {m}
evangelization {n} (act of evangelizing) :: evangelisatie {f}
evangelize {v} (tell people about Christianity) :: evangeliseren, uitdragen van de blijde boodschap
evaporate {v} (to transition from a liquid state into a gaseous state) :: verdampen
evaporation {n} (process of liquid converting to the gaseous state) :: verdamping
eve {n} (day or night before) :: vooravond {m}, vigilie {f}
Eve {prop} (given name) :: Eva
even {adj} (arithmetic: divisible by two) :: even, paar
even {adj} (equal) :: gelijk, gelijkmatig
even {adj} (flat and level) :: vlak, vlakke, gelijk, gelijke
even {adj} (without great variation) :: gelijke, gelijkmatig, gelijkmatige
even {adv} (emphasising comparative) :: nog
even {adv} (implying extreme example) :: zelfs, (niet) eens
even {n} (Evening of the day) :: avondstond {m}
even {v} (make even) :: evenen, gelijkmaken, platmaken
evening {n} (time of day between the approximate time of midwinter dusk and midnight) :: avond
evening dress {n} (elegant dress worn by women) :: avondjapon, avondjurk
evening star {n} (Oenothera biennis) :: middelste teunisbloem {f}, nachtkeers {f}, nachtpitjes {p}, nachtkaars {f}, leliën-van-een-nacht {p}, vierentwintiguursbloem {f}
evening star {n} (planet Venus seen in the evening) :: avondster {f}
even so {adv} (despite the contrary) :: desondanks, zelfs dan, toch
event {n} (occurrence of social or personal importance) :: gebeurtenis, evenement
event horizon {n} (gravitational sphere within which light cannot escape) :: waarnemingshorizon
even though {conj} (although) :: ook al, ondanks dat
eventual {adj} :: uiteindelijk
eventually {adv} (in the end) :: uiteindelijk
ever {adv} (always) :: ooit, altijd, steeds
ever {adv} (at any time) :: ooit
Everest {prop} (Mount Everest) SEE: Mount Everest ::
Everett {prop} (male given name) :: Evert
evergreen {adj} (of plants, that do not shed their leaves) :: groenblijvend
everlasting {adj} (Continuing indefinitely) :: eindeloos
everlasting {adj} (Lasting or enduring forever) :: altijddurend
every {determiner} (all of a countable group) :: elk, ieder
everybody {pron} (all people) :: iedereen, allen
every cloud has a silver lining {proverb} (in every bad situation there is an element of good) :: achter de wolken schijnt de zon
everyday {adj} (appropriate for ordinary use, rather than for special occasions) :: alledaags
everyday {adj} (commonplace, ordinary) :: alledaags
every Jack has his Jill {proverb} :: op elk potje past een deksel
every man for himself {interj} (forget about comradeship; save yourselves!) :: ieder voor zich
everyone {pron} (every person) :: iedereen, elkeen, allen, allemaal, iegelijk
everyone else {pron} (all other persons) :: alle anderen, ieder ander
every other {adj} (every second) SEE: every second ::
everything {pron} (all the things) :: alles
everywhere {adv} (at all places) :: overal
evict {v} (to expel) :: verjagen, uitzetten
evidence {n} (anything admitted by a court as proof) :: bewijs {n}
evidence {n} (facts presented in support of an assertion) :: bewijs {n}
evidential {adj} (of or providing evidence) :: bewijskrachtig
evidently {adv} (obviously) :: duidelijk, klaarblijkelijk
evil {adj} (intending to harm) :: kwaadaardig, boosaardig, kwaad, slecht, euvel
evil {adj} (morally corrupt) :: slecht
evil {n} (evil) :: kwade {n}, kwaad {n}, slechte {n}, euvel {n}
evil eye {n} (evil eye) :: boze oog {n}
evilness {n} (of or relating to evil) :: slechtheid {f}, kwaadaardigheid {f}
evince {v} (show or demonstrate clearly) :: aantonen, bewijzen, vertonen
eviscerate {v} (to disembowel) :: ontdarmen, ontweiden, van ingewanden ontdoen
eviscerate {v} (to elicit the essence of) :: uithollen
eviscerate {v} (to make ineffectual or meaningless) :: ontkrachten,verzwakken
evisceration {n} (A disemboweling.) :: van ingewanden ontdoenontweien
evisceration {n} (A vigorous verbal assault.) :: iets afbreken, neerhalen
evoke {v} (to cause the manifestation of) :: oproepen
evolution {n} (biology: change in the genetic composition of a population over time) :: evolutie {f}
evolution {n} (general: a gradual process of development) :: evolutie {f}
evolutionary {adj} (of or relating to evolution) :: evolutionair
evolutionary biology {n} (sub-field of biology) :: evolutiebiologie {f}
evolutionistic {adj} (of or pertaining to evolutionism) :: evolutionistisch
evolve {v} (to develop) :: ontwikkelen
e-warfare {n} (cyberwarfare) SEE: cyberwarfare ::
ewe {n} (female sheep) :: ooi {f}
Ewe {adj} (pertaining to the Ewe people or language) :: Ewe-
Ewe {prop} (ethnic group) :: Ewe {p}
Ewe {prop} (language) :: Ewe {n}
exacerbate {v} (to make worse) :: verslechteren, exacerberen
exact {adj} (habitually careful) :: exact, precies
exact {adj} (precisely agreeing) :: exact, precies
exact {adj} (precisely conceived or stated) :: exact, precies
exacting {adj} (Making excessive demands; hard to satisfy) :: veeleisend
exactly {adv} (in an exact manner) :: precies, exact
exaggerate {v} (to overstate, to describe more than is fact) :: overdrijven
exaggerated {adj} (that has been described as greater than it actually is) :: overdreven, overtrokken
exameter {n} (exametre) SEE: exametre ::
examination {n} (formal test) :: toets {m}, proefwerk {n}, examen {n}
examine {v} (to determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination) :: examineren
example {n} (something representative of a group) :: voorbeeld {n}
example {n} (something serving as a pattern of behaviour) :: voorbeeld
example {n} (something serving to explain or illustrate a rule) :: voorbeeld {n}
exanimate {adj} (lifeless; dead) :: levenloos, levensloos, dood, doods, ontzield
exanimate {adj} (spiritless, dispirited, disheartened, not lively) :: lusteloos, mat
exasperate {v} (frustrate, vex, annoy) :: tot wanhoop drijven
exasperated {adj} (greatly annoyed; made furious) :: geërgerd
excavate {v} (to make a hole in (something); to hollow) :: uithollen
excavate {v} (to remove part of (something) by scooping or digging it out) :: uithollen
excavate {v} (to uncover (something) by removing its covering) :: opdelven, uitgraven
excavation {n} (act of excavating, or of making hollow) :: afgraving {f}
excavation {n} (archaeological excavation) :: opgraving {f}
excavation {n} (cavity formed by cutting, digging, or scooping) :: bouwput {m}
excavator {n} (curette used to scrape out pathological material) :: curette {f}
exceed {v} (to be better than something else or than expected or desirable) :: overstijgen, overtreffen
exceed {v} (to be larger, greater than something else or than expected or desirable) :: overschrijden, overstijgen, overtreffen
exceed {v} (to go beyond the limits of something) :: overschrijden, te buiten gaan, overstijgen
excel {v} (intransitive: to be much better than others) :: uitblinken
excellent {adj} (of the highest quality) :: uitstekend, uitmuntend, excellent, voortreffelijk
except {prep} (with the exception of) :: behalve, uitgezonderd {n}
except {v} (to exclude) :: uitsluiten, uitzonderen
except {v} (to take exception, to object to) :: bezwaar hebben, protesteren, bezwaar maken
exception {n} (that which is excepted or taken out from others) :: uitzondering
exceptionality {n} (quality of being exceptional) :: uitzonderlijkheid {f}
exception that proves the rule {n} (a form of argument) :: uitzondering die de regel bevestigt
excerpt {n} (a clip, snippet, passage or extract from a larger work) :: fragment, passage
excess {n} (degree by which one thing exceeds another) :: overtreffen
excessive {adj} (exceeding the bounds of something) :: overmatig
excessively {adv} (in excess) :: excessief
excessively {adv} (to an excessive degree) :: buitensporig, extreem
exchange {n} (act of exchanging or trading) :: uitwisseling
exchange {n} (place for conducting trading) :: beurs {f}
exchange {v} (To replace with a similar item) :: ruilen, omruilen, wisselen
exchange {v} (To trade or barter) :: handelen
exchange rate {n} (currency rate (finance) :: wisselkoers
exchange student {n} (a student in an exchange scheme) :: uitwisselingsstudent {m}
excise {n} (excise tax) SEE: excise tax ::
excise tax {n} (any of various taxes levied on the production or sale of certain goods) :: accijns {m}
excite {v} (to arouse or bring out (eg feelings); to stimulate) :: stimuleren, prikkelen
excite {v} (to cause an electron to move to a higher than normal state) :: exciteren
excite {v} (to stir the emotions of) :: prikkelen, opwinden
excited {adj} (having great enthusiasm) :: opgewonden
exciting {adj} (causing excitement) :: spannend
exclamation mark {n} (punctuation “!”) :: uitroepteken {n}
exclamation point {n} (exclamation mark) SEE: exclamation mark ::
exclusive {adj} (exclusionary) SEE: exclusionary ::
exclusive {adj} (of high quality and/or reknown) :: exclusief
exclusive {n} (information granted exclusively) :: exclusief(je) {n}
exclusively {adv} (to the exclusion of anything or anyone else) :: uitsluitend, exclusief
exclusive right {n} (The power to allow or disallow others from taking certain actions) :: exclusief recht
excommunication {n} (act of excommunicating or ejecting) :: excommunicatie
excoriate {v} (to wear off the skin of) :: schrammen
excoriation {n} (flaying) :: geseling
excoriation {n} (skin abrasion) :: afschurving
excoriation {n} (verbal dressing down) :: uitkaffering
excrement {n} (animal solid waste) :: uitwerpselen {n-p}
excrescence {n} (Something, usually abnormal, which grows out of something else) :: uitwas
excrete {v} (to discharge from the system) :: afscheiden
excruciating {adj} (Causing great pain or anguish, agonizing) :: martelend,ondraaglijk
excruciating {adj} (Very intense; extreme) :: extreem, intens
excursion {n} (brief recreational trip) :: excursie
excuse {n} (explanation designed to avoid or alleviate guilt or negative judgement) :: uitvlucht {m} {f}, excuus {n}
excuse {v} (allow to leave) :: verontschuldigen, excuseren
excuse {v} (explain with the aim of alleviating guilt or negative judgement) :: goedpraten
excuse {v} (forgive, pardon) :: vergeven, excuseren
excuse me {phrase} (request for attention) :: pardon, excuseer
excuse me {phrase} (request to pass) :: pardon, excuseer, excuseert u mij
excuse me {phrase} (request to repeat) :: pardon, wablief, excuseer
excuse me {phrase} (sorry, as apology) :: pardon, excuseer, excuseert u mij
execrable {adj} (hateful) :: verfoeilijk
executable {adj} (capable of being executed) :: uitvoerbaar
execute {v} (to kill as punishment) :: executeren
execute {v} (To start a defined process and run it to completion) :: bewerkstelligen, uitvoeren
execute {v} (To start a defined process, without regard to whether it runs to completion or not) :: bewerkstelligen, uitvoeren
execute {v} (To start, launch or run software) :: uitvoeren
execution {n} (act of executing or the state of being executed) :: uitvoering {f}
execution {n} (act of putting to death or being put to death as a penalty) :: executie, terechtstelling {f}, doodstraf
execution {n} (carrying into effect of a court judgment, or of a will) :: tenuitvoerlegging, uitvoering {f}
execution {n} (carrying out of an instruction by a computer) :: uitvoering {f}
execution {n} (manner or style of a performance etc) :: uitvoering {f}
executioner {n} (the person who carries out the execution) :: beul
executive {n} (branch of government responsible for enforcing laws and judicial decisions) :: uitvoerende macht {f} {m}
exegesis {n} (formal written exposition or explanatory essay) :: exegese {f}, uitlegging {f}
exegetical {adj} (exegetic) SEE: exegetic ::
exemplary {adj} (deserving honour, respect and admiration) :: voorbeeldig
exemplary {adj} (good enough to serve as an example to others) :: voorbeeldig
exemplary {adj} (ideal) SEE: ideal ::
exemplary {adj} (perfect) SEE: perfect ::
exempt {adj} (free from duty or obligation) :: vrijstellen
exempt {n} (one who has been released from something) :: vrijgestelde {m}
exempt {v} (to grant freedom or immunity from) :: vrijstellen
exemption {n} (act of exempting) :: vrijstelling, ontheffing
exercise {n} (any activity designed to develop or hone a skill or ability) :: oefenen
exercise bicycle {n} (exercise machine) :: kamerfiets {m}, hometrainer {m}
exert {v} (to make use of) :: uitoefenen
exert {v} (to put in vigorous action) :: inspannen
exertion {n} (the action of exerting) :: inspanning {f}
exessive {n} (exessive case) SEE: exessive case ::
exhalation {n} (the act or process of exhaling) :: uitademing {f}
exhale {v} (breathe out (intransitive) :: uitademen
exhaust {n} (exhaust pipe) SEE: exhaust pipe ::
exhaust {n} (system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged) :: uitlaatpijp {f}, uitlaat {m}
exhaust {n} (the foul air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose) :: uitlaat {m}
exhaust {n} (the steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there) :: uitlaat {m}
exhaust {v} (to empty by drawing or letting out the contents) :: uitputten, verminderen
exhausted {adj} (in a state of exhaustion) :: uitgeput
exhaustion {n} (point of complete depletion) :: uitputting {f}
exhaustion {n} (supreme tiredness; having exhausted energy) :: uitputting {f}
exhaustive {adj} (including every possible element) :: volledig
exhaustiveness {n} (state of being exhaustive) :: volledigheid {f}
exhibit {n} (instance of exhibiting) :: vertoning
exhibit {n} (public showing) :: tentoonstelling, expositie
exhibit {n} (something exhibited) :: tentoonstellingsstuk
exhibit {v} (demonstrate) :: vertonen, tonen
exhibit {v} (display or show (something) for others to see) :: tonen, tentoonstellen
exhibit {v} (display publicly) :: tentoonstellen
exhibition {n} (large scale public showing of objects or products) :: tentoonstelling {f}
exhibitionism {n} (practice of drawing attention to oneself) :: exhibitionisme
exhibitionist {n} (someone who exposes their genitalia in public) :: exhibitionist {m}
exhort {v} (urge) :: aansporen, aanporren, manen
exhortation {n} (Act or practice of exhorting) :: aanmoediging {f}
exhortation {n} (Incite and encourage) :: aanmoediging {f}
exhume {v} (To dig out of the ground; to take out of a place of burial; to disinter) :: opgraven
exile {n} (someone who is banished from one's home or country) :: banneling {m}
exile {n} (the state of being banished from one's home or country) :: ballingschap {f}
exile {v} (to send into exile) :: verbannen
exist {v} (to be) :: bestaan
existence {n} (the state of being, existing, or occurring) :: bestaan {n}, voorkomen {n}
existent {adj} (existing; having life or being, current; occurring now) :: bestaand, bestaande
existential {adj} :: existentiële
existing {adj} (that exists) :: bestaande
exit {n} (passage from inside to outside) :: uitgang {m}
exit {n} (way out) :: uitgang {m}
exit {v} (go out) :: uitgaan, vertrekken
exit {v} (leave) :: uitgaan, vertrekken
ex libris {n} (bookplate) :: ex libris {n}
exobiology {n} (biology dealing with extraterrestrial lifeforms) :: exobiologie {f}
exodus {n} (sudden departure) :: exodus {m}, uittocht {m}
Exodus {prop} (book of Torah and Old Testament) :: Exodus {m}
Exodus {prop} (departure of Hebrew slaves) :: Exodus {m}, Uittocht {m}
exonerate {v} (To free from accusation or blame) :: vrijspreken
exonerate {v} (To free from an obligation, responsibility or task) :: ontheffen
exophthalmos {n} (abnormal protrusion of the eyeball) :: exoftalmus
exoplanet {n} (planet outside Earth's solar system) :: exoplaneet
exorbitant {adj} (exceeding proper limits) :: exorbitant, buitensporig
exorcise {v} (To drive out an evil spirit from a person, place or thing, especially by an incantation or prayer) :: verdrijven, uitbannen
exorcism {n} (ritual driving out of evil spirits) :: exorcisme
exorcize {v} (exorcise) SEE: exorcise ::
exoteric {adj} (Accessible, capable of being readily or fully comprehended) :: bevattelijk, toegankelijk
exoteric {adj} (of or pertaining to concepts having obvious practical application) :: praktijkgericht, praktisch
exoteric {adj} (Suitable to be imparted to the public ) :: exoterisch, openbaar
exotic {adj} :: exotisch, exotische
exotic {adj} (foreign, with the connotation of excitingly foreign) :: exotisch
expand {v} (intransitive) algebra: to rewrite as an equivalent sum of terms) :: uitbonden worden
expand {v} (intransitive) to (be) change(d) from a smaller form/size to a larger one) :: uitdijen, uitzetten, uitplooien
expand {v} (intransitive) to (be) increase(d) in extent, number, volume or scope) :: uitdijen, zich uitbreiden, toenemen
expand {v} (intransitive) to speak or write at length or in detail) :: uitweiden (over)
expand {v} (transitive) algebra: to rewrite as an equivalent sum of terms) :: uitwerken, ontbinden in factoren, factoriseren
expand {v} (transitive) to change from a smaller form/size to a larger one) :: vergroten, uitbreiden, openzetten, opentrekken
expand {v} (transitive) to express at length or in detail) :: elaboreren, uitwerken
expand {v} (transitive) to increase the extent, number, volume or scope of') :: uitbreiden, vergroten, vermeerderen
expansive {adj} (comprehensive, see also: Comprehensive in scope or extent) :: omvattend
expatiate {v} :: uitweiden, breedvoerig spreken
expatriate {adj} (of people who are expatriates) :: expat
expatriate {n} (person living outside own country) :: buitenlander {m}
expatriate {n} (person who has been banished from his own country) :: banneling
expatriate {v} (banish) :: verbannen
expectant {adj} (pregnant) :: in verwachting
expectation {n} (act or state of expecting) :: verwachting {f}, afwachting {f}
expectation {n} (that which is expected or looked for) :: verwachting {f}
expectorate {v} (spit) SEE: spit ::
expedience {n} (quality of being fit or suitable to effect some desired end) :: toepasselijkheid {f}, passendheid {f}, gepastheid {f}
expedience {n} (speed, haste or urgency) :: haast {c}, spoed {m}
expediency {n} (quality of being fit or suitable to effect some desired end) :: doelmatigheid, opportunisme,
expedient {adj} (simple, easy, or quick; convenient) :: eenvoudig, snel, uitgekookt
expedient {n} (a means for achieving an end) :: redmiddel, uitweg, slimmigheid
expedite {v} (accelerate progress) :: versnellen, in vaart brengen
expedition {n} (An important enterprise, implying a change of place) :: expeditie {f}
expel {v} (to eject) :: verdrijven, verjagen
expenditure {n} (act of expending) :: uitgave
expense {n} (a spending or consuming; disbursement; expenditure) :: uitgave {f}
expensive {adj} (having a high price or cost) :: duur
experience {n} (activity which one has performed) :: ervaring {f}
experience {n} (collection of events and/or activities from which an individual or group may gather knowledge) :: ervaring {f}
experience {n} (event(s) of which one is cognizant) :: ervaring {f}, belevenis {f}, beleving {f}, ondervinding {f}
experience {n} (the knowledge thus gathered) :: kennis
experience {v} (to observe or undergo) :: ervaren, meemaken, ondergaan, ondervinden, beleven
experienced {adj} (having experience) :: ervaren
experiment {n} (test under controlled conditions) :: experiment {n}, proef {f}
experiment {v} (to conduct an experiment) :: experimenteren
experimentally {adv} (in the manner of an experiment) :: experimenteel
expert {n} (person with extensive knowledge or ability) :: deskundige, expert
expiation {n} (an act of atonement) :: boetedoening {f}
expire {v} (become invalid) :: aflopen, vervallen, verstrijken, verlopen
expire {v} (die) SEE: die ::
expire {v} (exhale) SEE: exhale ::
expire {v} (to exhale (something) :: uitademen, uitblazen
expired {adj} (dead) SEE: dead ::
expiry {n} (death) SEE: death ::
explain {v} (excuse) :: verklaren
explain {v} (report) :: uitleggen, verklaren
explainable {adj} (explicable) SEE: explicable ::
explanation {n} (euphemism for excuse) :: uitvlucht, uitleg {m}
explanation {n} (something that explains) :: verklaring {f}, uitleg {m}
explanation {n} (the act or process of explaining) :: verklaring {f}, toelichting {f}
expletive {adj} (marked by phrase-fillers) :: expletief, vol krachttermen
expletive {adj} (serving to fill up) :: opvullend
expletive {n} (profane, vulgar term) :: krachtterm, verwensing, vloek
expletive {n} (word added to fill a syntactic position) :: vulsel, opvulling
expletive {n} (word that adds strength to a phrase) :: expletief (woord)
explicit {adj} (containing material that might be deemed offensive) :: expliciet
explicit {adj} (very specific) :: expliciet, uitdrukkelijk
explode {v} (to destroy with an explosion) :: opblazen
explode {v} (to explode (intransitive) :: exploderen, ontploffen
exploit {n} (achievement) :: wapenfeit {f}
exploit {n} (computing security) :: exploit {m}
exploit {n} (heroic or extraordinary deed) :: heldendaad {c}
exploit {v} (use for one’s advantage) :: exploiteren, uitbuiten
exploitation {n} (act) :: uitbuiting {f}, exploitatie {f}, uitbaten {n}
exploration {n} (act of exploring) :: verkenning {f}, exploratie
exploration {n} (penetrating, or ranging over for purposes of (especially geographical) discovery) :: exploratie, ontdekkingsreis, ontdekkingstocht
explore {v} (to be enagaged exploring in any of the above senses) :: op verkenning zijn, exploreren, (aan) exploratie doen
explore {v} (to examine diagnostically) :: diagnosticeren
explore {v} (to examine or investigate something systematically) :: onderzoeken, bestuderen, navorsen, exploreren, napluizen, uitpluizen, uitzoeken, aftasten
explore {v} (to (seek) experience first hand) :: verkennen, exploreren
explore {v} (to travel somewhere in search of discovery) :: verkennen, exploreren, op/een ontdekkingsreis gaan naar/maken in
explorer {n} (person who by expedition seeks new information) :: ontdekker, ontdekkingsreiziger {m}
explorer {n} (person who explores) :: verkenner {m}
explosion {n} (violent release of energy) :: explosie
explosive {n} (explosive substance) :: explosief {n}, springstof {f}, plofstof
exponential {adj} (relating to an exponent) :: exponentieel
exponential growth {n} (growth proportional to value) :: exponentiële groei {m}
exponentially {adv} (in an exponential manner) :: exponentiëel
export {v} (to sell (goods) to a foreign country) :: exporteren
exporter {n} (person who or organization that exports) :: exporteur {m}
exposé {n} (publication) :: exposé {n}
expose {v} (to reveal, uncover, make visible, bring to light, introduce to) :: zichtbaar maken, blootleggen
expose {v} (to subject photographic film to light) :: blootstellen
exposer {n} (one who exposes) :: tentoonsteller {m}
exposition {n} (action of putting something out to public view) :: tentoonstelling {f}
exposure {n} (condition) :: blootstelling {f}, contact {n}
exposure {n} (gardening) :: ligging {f}
exposure {n} (lack of protection) :: blootstelling aan de elementen
exposure {n} (part exposed) :: ligging {f}
exposure {n} (taking a photograph) :: belichting {f}
exposure {n} (time & f-number) :: belichting {f}
express {adj} (moving or operating quickly) :: snel
express {adj} (specific or precise) :: gedetailleerd
express {v} (to convey meaning) :: uitdrukken
expression {n} (colloquialism or idiom) :: uitdrukking {f}, spreekwijze {f}, wijze van spreken {f}
expression {n} (facial appearance) :: uitdrukking {f}, gelaatsuitdrukking {f}
expression {n} (mathematics: arrangement of symbols) :: uitdrukking {f}
expression {n} (particular way of phrasing an idea) :: uitdrukking {f}
expressionism {n} (genre in music) :: expressionisme {n}
expressionism {n} (movement in the arts) :: expressionisme {n}
expressionist {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in the style of expressionism) :: expressionistisch
expressiveness {n} (the quality of being expressive) :: zeggingskracht {c}
expressly {adv} (in an expressive or explicit manner) :: uitdrukkelijk
expressway {n} (freeway) SEE: freeway ::

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