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# French :: English dictionary generated from
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# 80158 French glosses :: 100432 English translations
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à {letter}  :: A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration
à {prep}  :: to [destination]
à {prep}  :: to (until)
à {prep}  :: on the, to [some directions]
à {prep}  :: at [said of a particular time]
à {prep}  :: at, in, on [said of a particular place]
à {prep}  :: of (belonging to)
à {prep}  :: till, until [used in farewells]
à {prep} [cuisine]  :: cooked in or with
à {prep}  :: Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
à {prep} [before an infinitive]  :: to [used to express something not completed]
à {prep}  :: Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
à {prep}  :: by
à {prep}  :: or, to [used to express an approximate number]
à {prep}  :: Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb
æ {letter}  :: Ligature of the letters a and e
â {letter}  :: A with circumflex, a letter used in French spelling, originally representing the sound /ɑ/
 {letter}  :: The letter A with a circumflex
a- {prefix}  :: A prefix forming words, especially verbs, that denote entering a state, making progress toward a goal, or the like
a- {prefix}  :: a-, non-, -less
-a {suffix}  :: Suffix indicating the third-person singular past historic of -er verbs
a {letter}  :: letter
a {mf}  :: a, letter: a
a {pron} [Quebec, colloquial]  :: alternative form of elle
a {symbol}  :: are (100 square metres)
a+ {interj} [text messaging]  :: see you later, cu; ttyl
{m}  :: ai (sloth)
A {letter}  :: letter
aa {m} [geology, often, attributive]  :: The surface of an aa lava flow
açaï {m}  :: açai
AA {prop} {mp}  :: abbreviation of Alcooliques Anonymes
aalandais {adj}  :: alternative form of alandais
aalandais {m}  :: The dialect of Swedish spoken in Åland
Aalandais {m}  :: A person from Åland; an Ålander
Aalandaise {f}  :: feminine noun of Aalandais
Aalborg {prop}  :: Aalborg
aalénien {adj} [geology, paleontology]  :: Aalenian
Aalénien {prop} {m} [geology, paleontology]  :: The Aalenian period
Aar {prop}  :: The Aar river
Aarau {prop}  :: Aarau
Aaron {prop}  :: Aaron (biblical figure)
Aaron {prop}  :: given name
ababouiné {adj} [nautical, archaic, dialectal]  :: Said of a boat stopped by water's stillness; becalmed
abaca {m}  :: a banana tree, the abaca
abaca {m}  :: Manilla hemp
abacost {m} [Africa, chiefly historical]  :: abacost
abacule {m} [arts and architecture]  :: a mosaic tessera; tessella; abaculus
abader {vt} [dialectal, Southern France]  :: to allow out; to remove the restrains on
abader {vp} [dialectal, Southern France]  :: to escape, get out, run away, figuratively take off
abaïer {v}  :: alternative form of abayer
abaissé {adj} [heraldry]  :: abased, lowered
abaissé {adj} [heraldry]  :: disclosed
abaissable {adj}  :: Which can be lowered
abaissant {adj} [dated]  :: Rendering morally inferior; degrading, demeaning
abaissant {adj}  :: lowering
abaisse {f} [cooking]  :: A piece of dough that has been flattened, usually with a rolling pin
abaisse-langue {m}  :: a tongue depressor
abaissement {m}  :: Action of moving or pushing something in a downward direction; a lowering
abaissement {m}  :: State resulting from having moved down
abaissement {m}  :: Action of lowering a value; reduction
abaissement {m}  :: Action of lowering oneself morally; abasement
abaissement {m} [dated]  :: State of something or someone which has lost all pride; abasement
abaissement {m} [archaic]  :: Action of rendering or becoming less powerful
abaisser {vt} [literally]  :: To lower; to reduce; to bring down
abaisser {vrt}  :: To come or go down; to descend
abaisser {vrt} [figuratively]  :: To humble oneself, demean oneself, stoop; abase, degrade, humiliate
abaisseur {adj} [anatomy]  :: Said of a muscle that lowers a body part
abaisseur {adj} [engineering]  :: Which reduces or lowers a force like tension or pressure
abaisseur {m} [anatomy]  :: A muscle or similar body part that moves something downward; a depressor
abajoue {f} [anatomy, zoology]  :: A pouch in the cheek of some animals, usually used to carry food; a cheek pouch
abajoue {f} [slang]  :: A flabby face or cheek
abaler {v}  :: To bring down
abaliénation {f} [obsolete]  :: abalienation
abaliéner {v}  :: To abalienate
abaloger {v}  :: To bring down
abalone {m} [gastronomy, uncommon]  :: The abalone
abalourdir {v}  :: to make stupid
abandon {m}  :: surrender
abandon {m}  :: abandonment
abandon {m} [uncountable]  :: complete neglect
abandonné {adj}  :: given up, abandoned
abandonné {m}  :: An abandonee, one who is abandoned
abandonnataire {adj} [legal]  :: Which benefits from another party giving up something
abandonnataire {mf} [legal]  :: A natural or moral person who benefits from another party giving up something
abandonnateur {adj} [legal]  :: Which gives up something
abandonnateur {m} [legal]  :: A natural or moral person who gives up something
abandonnement {m} [dated]  :: The act of giving up or surrendering when faced with something
abandonnement {m} [dated]  :: Moral neglect
abandonnement {m} [dated]  :: The act of abandoning; abandonment
abandonnement {m} [dated]  :: The state resulting of such an act
abandonnement {m} [legal]  :: The transfer of goods or other values in a situation of indivision that allow all owners to receive their share
abandonner {v}  :: to give up
abandonner {v}  :: to abandon, forsake
abandonneur {adj} [uncommon]  :: Which abandons or gives up
abandonneur {m} [uncommon]  :: Somebody who abandons or gives up
abandonneuse {f}  :: feminine noun of abandonneur
abandonnique {adj} [psychology]  :: Suffering from, related to or typical of abandonment anxiety
abandonnément {adv} [obsolete]  :: With abandon, without any reserve
abandon scolaire {m}  :: The action of dropping out of school, usually secondary education
abandouner {v}  :: alternative form of abandonner
abaque {m} [historical]  :: An abacus for counting
abaque {m} [architecture]  :: The abacus of a column
abaque {m} [mathematics]  :: A nomogram
abarticulaire {adj} [medicine]  :: Having to do with the tissues near an articulation; juxta-articular
abasie {f}  :: abasia
abasourdi {adj}  :: Astonished; dumbfounded
abasourdi {adj}  :: Stuned or dazed by a loud sound
abasourdir {v}  :: to dumbfound; to baffle; to astonish
abasourdir {v}  :: to stun or daze with a loud sound
abasourdissant {adj}  :: astonishing; bewildering; dumbfounding
abasourdissant {adj}  :: which stuns or overwhelms by its loudness
abasourdissement {m} [rare]  :: Bewilderment; stupefaction
abasourdissement {m} [rare]  :: A state of dazedness caused by an overwhelmingly loud sound
abasside {adj}  :: dated form of abbasside
abat {m}  :: giblet
abatant {m}  :: alternative spelling of abattant
abat-chauvée {f}  :: pulled wool of low quality, generally detached from the animal's skin by a lime treatment
abatée {f}  :: alternative spelling of abattée
abat-jour {m}  :: lampshade
abat-jour {m} [dated]  :: eyeshade
abat-jour {m} [architecture]  :: skylight
abats {mp} [plurale tantum]  :: offal, giblets
abattage {m}  :: slaughter or butchering for meat
abattage {m}  :: felling or cutting down of [trees]
abattage {m}  :: destruction, demolition of (a wall)
abattant {adj}  :: flat and articulated so it can move from a horizontal to a vertical position
abattant {m}  :: a lid or flap which can move from a horizontal to a vertical position
abattant {m}  :: a toilet lid
abattant {m} [rare]  :: any sort of flap
abattée {f} [nautical]  :: A movement of the boat that brings it closer to tailwind
abattée {f} [aeronautics]  :: A sudden nosedive of an aircraft due to a speed loss
abattée {f} [paragliding]  :: A movement of the wing that brings it down toward the front of the pilot at a more or less pronounced angle
abattement {m}  :: A diminution of physical or moral strength; dejection; exhaustion; despondency
abattement {m} [finance or legal]  :: A type of allowance or tax deduction
abattement {m} [business, rare]  :: A discount
abattement {m}  :: obsolete form of abattage
abatteur {m}  :: someone who fells; who knocks something down
abatteur {m}  :: a boaster
abatteuse {f}  :: (forestry) harvester
abattis {m}  :: rubble
abattis {m} [Canada]  :: An area that has been cleared of trees, but not yet of their stumps
abattis {m} [cooking, plurale tantum]  :: giblets
abattis {m} [military]  :: abatis
abattis {m} [dated, slang, plurale tantum]  :: limbs
abattoir {m}  :: slaughterhouse; abattoir
abattre {v}  :: to butcher; to slaughter for meat
abattre {v}  :: to shoot dead
abattre {v}  :: to cut down (a tree)
abattre {v}  :: to destroy or demolish (a wall)
abattre {vr}  :: to fall down, especially of tall things, such as trees
abattre {vp}  :: to descend upon with violence or furor
abattre {vp} [of lightning]  :: to strike
abattu {adj}  :: dejected, dispirited, demoralized
abatture {f} [archaic]  :: alternative form of abattage
abattures {fp}  :: The traces left by a deer in bushes, ferns and other tall grasses
abat-vent {m}  :: chimney cowl
abat-vent {m}  :: louver boarding (of window, opening), abat-vent
abat-vent {m} [agriculture]  :: wind screen
abat-voix {m}  :: abatvoix
abaya {f}  :: abaya
abayer {v}  :: archaic spelling of aboyer
abaza {m}  :: Abaza (language)
abbé {m}  :: an abbot, the head of an abbey
abbé {m} [dated]  :: a title or honorific given to priests in general
abbasside {adj} [history]  :: Related to the Abbassid dynasty or empire
abbatial {adj}  :: abbatial
abbatial {m}  :: The quarters of the abbot and monks within an abbey
abbatiale {f}  :: An abbey church
abbatiat {m} [uncommon, chiefly Roman Catholic]  :: abbacy
abbaye {f}  :: abbey
abbesse {f}  :: abbess (female abbot)
Abbeville {prop}  :: Abbeville
abbevillien {adj} [archaeology]  :: Abbevillian
Abbevillien {prop} {m} [archaeology]  :: The Abbevillian period
abbevillois {adj}  :: From or related to the Northern French city of Abbeville
Abbevillois {m}  :: Someone from the French city of Abbeville
Abbevilloise {f}  :: feminine noun of Abbevillois
abbévilloise {adj}  :: feminine singular of abbévillois
Abby {prop} {f} [rare]  :: given name
abc {m}  :: ABC, basics, fundamentals, rudiments
abécédaire {adj} [obsolete]  :: alphabetical
abécédaire {m}  :: An alphabet primer
abcéder {vip} [medicine]  :: To form into an abscess; to abscess
abcédographie {f} [medicine]  :: A radiography of an abscess
abcès {m}  :: An abscess
Abdallah {prop}  :: Abdallah
Abdias {prop} {m}  :: Obadiah [biblical character]
abdicataire {adj}  :: Which has abdicated
abdication {f}  :: abdication
abdiquer {vit}  :: To abdicate [one's powers]
abdiquer {vi} [formal]  :: To give up; to abandon
abdo {m} [rare in the singular]  :: ab (abdominal muscle)
abdomen {m}  :: abdomen
abdominal {adj}  :: abdominal; of the abdomen
abdominaux {mp} [collective]  :: the abdominal muscles; the abdominals
abdominaux {mp} [plurale tantum]  :: sit-up
abdos {mp}  :: abs (abdominal muscles)
abdos {mp}  :: situps
Abdoul {prop} {m}  :: given name of Arabic origin, equivalent to Abdul
Abdoulaye {prop} {m}  :: given name, widely used in Islamic West Africa
Abdoulla {prop}  :: given name, equivalent to Abdullah
abducteur {m} [anatomy]  :: abductor (muscle)
abducteur {adj} [anatomy, physiology]  :: related to abductor muscles and their movement; abductive
abductif {adj} [logic, computing]  :: abductive
abduction {f} [physiology]  :: Abductive movement; abduction
abduction {f} [logic, computing]  :: Abductive reasoning; abduction
abée {f} [chiefly historical]  :: the sluice gate, sluice or flume to a water wheel
Abeau {prop} {m}  :: given name, a very rare variant of Abel
a beau mentir qui vient de loin {proverb}  :: long ways, long lies
abeilardiser {v}  :: To castrate
abeille {f}  :: bee, honeybee
abeille {f} [figuratively]  :: A writer whose style is considered pure like honey
abeille charpentière {f}  :: carpenter bee
abeille à miel {f}  :: honey bee
abeille ouvrière {f} [zoology]  :: worker bee
abeiller {adj} [uncommon]  :: Relative to bees and their keeping
abeiller {m} [archaic]  :: A beehive for bee keeping
abeiller {m} [archaic]  :: A beekeeper
abeiller {m} [archaic]  :: A bee-eater
abeillier {m} [archaic]  :: alternative form of abeiller ("beehive")
Abel {prop}  :: Abel [biblical character]
Abel {prop}  :: given name
abelia {m} [rare]  :: alternative form of abélia
Abelin {prop} {m}  :: given name,from a diminutive form of Abel
Abelin {prop} {m}  :: surname
Abelone {prop} {f} [extremely, rare]  :: given name
aber {m} [geography]  :: A ria, especially one in Brittany
Aberdeen {prop} {f}  :: Aberdeen
aberdonien {adj}  :: Aberdonian
Aberdonien {m}  :: Aberdonian
Aberdonienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Aberdonien
aberrance {f} [statistics]  :: Character of what is aberrant
aberrance {f} [uncommon]  :: An aberration or anomaly
aberrant {adj}  :: aberrant, abnormal or anomalous
aberrant {adj} [sciences]  :: Which is impossible according to the norms or rules
aberration {f}  :: aberration
aberration {f}  :: the state of being aberrant
aberration {f} [astronomy]  :: aberration
aberration {f} [optics]  :: aberration
aberration {f} [physiology]  :: aberration or mutation
aberrer {vi} [very, rare]  :: To make a mistake; to wander in one's judgement
aberrer {vt} [very, rare]  :: To skew; to render inexact or aberrant
aberrer {vi} [obsolete]  :: To lose oneself or deviate from a straight path
abessif {adj} [linguistics]  :: Abessive
abessif {m} [linguistics]  :: The abessive case
abeurver {v}  :: alternative form of abreuver
abhorrer {v}  :: to abominate, to abhor, to loathe
Abidjan {prop}  :: Abidjan
abidjanais {adj}  :: From, of, or relating to Abidjan; Abidjanese
Abidjanais {m}  :: Somebody from Abidjan, an Abidjanese
Abidjanaise {f}  :: feminine noun of Abidjanais
abies {m} [archaic]  :: A fir tree
abigéat {m} [legal, historical]  :: abigeat
abigeat {m} [legal, archaic]  :: alternative form of abigéat
abime {m}  :: alternative form of abîme
abimer {v}  :: alternative form of abîmer
abiogenèse {f} [biology]  :: abiogenesis
abiotique {adj} [ecology]  :: abiotic
abisser {v}  :: To damage, destroy
abisser {v}  :: To overthrow
abiétacée {f} [botany, historical]  :: A member of the Pinaceae plant family
abiétacées {fp} [botany]  :: the Pinaceae plant family
Abitibi {prop}  :: Abitibi
abitibien {adj}  :: From, or related to the Abitibi region of Quebec; Abitibian
Abitibien {m}  :: Someone from Abitibi; an Abitibian
Abitibienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Abitibien
abiétin {adj} [very, rare]  :: Related or similar to fir trees
abject {adj} [literary]  :: Worthy of utmost contempt or disgust; vile; despicable
abject {adj} [literary, obsolete]  :: Of the lowest social position
abjectement {adv} [literary]  :: In manner worthy of absolute contempt or disgust
abjection {f} [literary]  :: Something that is worthy of utter contempt
abjurateur {adj} [formal]  :: alternative form of abjuratoire
abjurateur {m} [formal]  :: Someone who has committed abjuration
abjuration {f} [formal]  :: The action of abjurer
abjuratoire {adj} [formal or legal]  :: Related to the action of abjurer
abjurer {vit} [very, formal]  :: To renounce or abandon solemnly; to abjure
abjurer {vit} [religion]  :: To formally renounce one's religious belief; to apostatise
abjurer {v} [obsolete]  :: To reject by oath someone's authority
abkhaze {adj}  :: Related or belonging to the Abkhaz ethnic group, or their language
abkhaze {adj}  :: Related to or from Abkhazia, regardless of ethnicity
abkhaze {m}  :: The Abkhaz language
Abkhaze {mf}  :: An ethnic Abkhaz person
Abkhaze {mf}  :: Someone from Abkhazia regardless of ethnicity
Abkhazie {prop} {f}  :: Abkhazia
abkhazien {adj}  :: Related to or from Abkhazia
Abkhazien {m}  :: A person from Abkhazia regardless of ethnicity
Abkhazienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Abkhazien
ablactation {f} [medicine]  :: Interruption in secretion of breast milk, usually caused by a hormonal imbalance
ablactation {f} [medicine, archaic]  :: The weaning of a child
Abélard {prop}  :: The French philosopher and theologian Abelard
Abélard {prop} [rare]  :: given name, equivalent of Abelard
ablastine {f} [immunology]  :: ablastin
ablater {vt} [medicine, rare]  :: To perform ablation of; to ablate
ablater {v} [engineering]  :: To progressively remove (usually in small amounts) due to an ablation process
ablatif {adj}  :: Related to or causing ablation
ablatif {adj} [engineering, sciences]  :: Conceived to resist a process of ablation
ablatif {adj} [linguistics, rare]  :: Related to or in the ablative case
ablatif {m} [linguistics, uncountable]  :: The ablative case
ablatif {m} [linguistics, countable]  :: A word or expression in the ablative case
ablation {f}  :: The often forceful removal (physical or otherwise) or abolition of something
ablation {f} [medicine]  :: ablation
ablation {f} [sciences]  :: ablation
able {m}  :: A vernacular name of the common bleak (usually called ablette)
able {m}  :: A vernacular name of the moderlieschen, also called able de Heckel
able {m} [rare]  :: A vernacular name of some other related fishes in the genus Alburnus (Cyprinidae)
-able {suffix}  :: -able
ableret {m} [fishing]  :: a square lift net attached to the end of a perch and used for fishing bleaks ad similar small fishes
ablette {f}  :: (common) bleak (Alburnus alburnus)
ablégat {m} [Roman Catholicism]  :: ablegate
abélia {m}  :: A shrub member of Abelia
Abélia {prop} {f} [rare]  :: given name
abélianiser {v} [maths]  :: To abelianize
abélie {f}  :: alternative form of abélia
abélien {adj} [mathematics]  :: abelian
abélien {adj} [Roman Catholicism, historical]  :: Abelian
ablier {m} [fishing]  :: synonym of ableret
abéliser {v}  :: To charm (all senses)
abélite {mf}  :: Abelian (member of a sect living like Abel)
abélonien {m}  :: Abelian (member of a sect living like Abel)
abléphare {m} [zoology]  :: A skink of the genus Ablepharus
ablépharie {f} [medicine]  :: ablepharia
abluer {v} [obsolete]  :: To wash
ablution {f} [Western Christianity]  :: Ritual rinsing of the priest's hand; ablution
ablution {f} [rare]  :: A washing, especially ritual
ablutionner {v}  :: To ablute, wash
ablutions {fp}  :: the washing of the body, particularly a ritual one; an ablution
abîme {m} [traditional spelling]  :: abyss, chasm
abîme {m} [traditional spelling]  :: bottom of a chasm or valley
abîme {m} [traditional spelling, literary]  :: infiniteness of thought
abîme {m} [traditional spelling, literary]  :: superlative used with various abstraction and qualities; the climax or acme
abîme {m} [traditional spelling, literary]  :: hell
abîme {m} [traditional spelling, heraldry]  :: abyss of a shield, fess point
abîmer {v}  :: to damage
abîmer {vp} [formal]  :: To fall down or sink and disappear in a hole, depth, abyss
abîmer {vp} [formal]  :: To become absorbed in something (tought, action...)
abîmer {v} [rare or archaic]  :: To throw down in a hole, depth etc
abénaquis {adj}  :: Abenaki
abénaquis {m}  :: the Abenaki language
Abénaquis {m}  :: an Abenaki Native American
Abénaquise {f}  :: feminine noun of Abénaquis
abnégation {f}  :: selflessness, self-sacrifice
abnégation {f}  :: denial, abnegation
aboi {m} [archaic]  :: The bark of a dog
aboiement {m}  :: bark (sound made by a dog)
abois {mp} [hunting]  :: The last stage of coursing where the dogs are closing in on the game, and their cries at that time
aboiteau {m} [Canada, Acadia]  :: A dike built for land reclamation
aboiteau {m} [Canada, Acadia]  :: The sluice in a dike that allows water out at low tide, but blocks its entry at high tide
aboler {v}  :: alternative form of abolir
abolir {vt}  :: to abolish
abolissable {adj}  :: abolishable
abolissement {m} [obsolete]  :: An abolition, abolishment, abrogation
abolitif {adj} [legal, uncommon]  :: Abolishing; involving the abolition of something
abolition {f}  :: abolition
abolitioniste {adj}  :: alternative form of abolitionniste
abolitioniste {mf}  :: alternative form of abolitionniste
abolitionnisme {m}  :: abolitionism
abolitionniste {adj} [historical]  :: abolitionist
abolitionniste {mf} [historical]  :: abolitionist
aboméen {adj}  :: From or having to do with the Beninese city of Abomey
Aboméen {m}  :: A person from Abomey; Abomean, Abomeyan
Aboméenne {f}  :: feminine noun of Aboméen
Abomey {prop}  :: Abomey
Abomey {prop} [dated]  :: Dahomey
abominable {adj}  :: Absolutely loathsome; abominable
abominable {adj}  :: Exceedingly bad or ugly; abominable
abominable homme des neiges {m}  :: abominable snowman (manlike or apelike animal said to exist in the Himalayas)
abominablement {adv}  :: Unbearably; insufferably
abominablement {adv}  :: Exceedingly badly or poorly
abominablement {adv} [rare]  :: Abominably
abomination {f}  :: Something vile and abominable; an abomination
abomination {f} [chiefly religion]  :: Revulsion, abomination, disgust
abominer {v} [literary]  :: To hold in abomination; to detest, abhor, execrate
abondamment {adv}  :: abundantly, copiously
abondance {f}  :: A large amount; a plethora or profusion
abondance {f}  :: Wealth of goods, abundance; opulence, prosperity
abondance {f} [sciences]  :: abundance
abondant {adj}  :: abundant
abondement {m} [Europe, finance]  :: Additional financing provided by a second party to funds amassed by a first party, such as by an employer to a retirement fund
abonder {v}  :: to be found in large amounts; to abound
abonder {vt}  :: to abound; to teem; to be swarming or overflowing with [object marked with en, rarely de]
abonder {vt} [Europe, finance]  :: to contribute financing to
abonder dans le sens {v}  :: to agree profusely with, to express the same opinions as
abonné {adj}  :: Regularly affected by; plagued or dogged with
abonné {m}  :: subscriber
abonné {m} [masculine only]  :: A household for the purpose of utility delivery
abonné {m}  :: season ticket holder
abonnée {f}  :: feminine noun of abonné
abonnement {m}  :: subscription
abonner {v} [ditransitive]  :: To subscribe somebody to a service; to take a subscription for
abonner {vr}  :: To subscribe to a service or publication
abonner {v} [rare]  :: To become accustomed to or a regular of
abonnir {vt} [absolutive or reflexive, usually, inanimate, strongly dated]  :: to improve; to render or become better
abonnissement {m} [rare, agriculture]  :: Improvement or amelioration of the soil or of wine
abord {m} [literary]  :: The manner with which one acts in the presence of another person or persons, especially in a first encounter
abord {m} [rare]  :: The surroundings of a place
abord {m} [archaic]  :: Arrival or accessibility by water
abordable {adj}  :: Not overly costly; affordable
abordable {adj}  :: approachable
abordable {adj} [uncommon]  :: accessible
abordable {adj} [archaic, nautical]  :: Said of a boat that is easy to attack
abordage {m}  :: The assault on a ship
aborder {vt}  :: To deal with; to tackle; to approach a problem, situation or topic
aborder {vt}  :: To approach or meet somebody
aborder {vt} [of vehicles]  :: To place side to side
aborder {vt} [chiefly nautical]  :: To reach, especially with a boat
aborder {vt} [originally, nautical, literary, rare]  :: To attack, especially a boat
abordeur {adj} [rare]  :: Placing itself side to side to another vehicle
abordeur {adj} [nautical, chiefly historical]  :: Performing an attack on a boat
abords {mp}  :: the surroundings
aborigène {adj}  :: Of or relating to Indigenous Australians
aborigène {adj} [dated]  :: aboriginal, indigenous
aborigène {mf} [very, dated]  :: A generally primitive native from the land
Aborigène {mf}  :: An Indigenous Australian
abornement {m} [chiefly France, legal]  :: Determination of the precise limits of a piece of land or a border
aborner {v} [literary, rare, inanimate]  :: To constitute the limit or boundary of
aborner {v} [historical, animate]  :: To add boundary stones or marks to
abortif {adj}  :: Abortive; unavailing; futile
abortif {adj} [medicine]  :: Capable of causing abortion when absorbed
abortif {adj} [botany]  :: Abortive, fruitless; sterile
abortif {m} [medicine]  :: An abortifacient
abot {m} [agriculture]  :: a horse hobble
aboteau {m} [France, dialectal, chiefly historical]  :: A levee or dam used in the draining of marshes
aboteau {m} [Canada, rare]  :: alternative form of aboiteau
Abou {prop}  :: surname
Abou {prop}  :: given name
abouchement {m} [archaic]  :: The act of aboucher
aboucher {v} [archaic]  :: to put or get in contact or communication
aboucher {v} [archaic]  :: to touch via an opening
aboucher {vp} [obsolete]  :: to put the mouth close to
aboucher {v} [obsolete]  :: to talk with
Abou Dabi {prop}  :: Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates
Abou Dabi {prop}  :: Abu Dhabi, the emirate
Abou Dhabi {prop}  :: alternative form of Abou Dabi
Aboukir {prop}  :: Aboukir, a village and bay in Egypt site of two iconic battles of the French military
abouler {vi} [dialectal]  :: to roll along a surface
abouler {vip} [Europe, dated slang]  :: to rush or hurry over
abouler {vt} [Europe, slang]  :: to hand over or give money or goods; to pay
aboulie {m} [medicine]  :: aboulia
aboulique {adj} [medicine]  :: Related to or affected by aboulia; aboulic
aboulique {mf} [medicine]  :: A person affected by aboulia
Abou Simbel {prop}  :: The archeological site of Abu Simbel
about {m} [technical]  :: The extremity of a metallic or wooden element or piece
aboutement {m}  :: abutment, jointing
abouter {v}  :: to join, link, attach or tie together by their extremities
abouter {v}  :: to align end-to-end; to abut
aboutir {vt} [literally, with à]  :: to lead to, to end up in, to reach
aboutir {vt} [figuratively, with à]  :: to lead to, to have the consequence of
aboutir {vi}  :: to reach a conclusion, to succeed
aboutissant {m}  :: outcome
aboutissement {m}  :: The end or conclusion of a process
aboutissement {m}  :: A result or outcome, usually a positive one
aboyant {adj}  :: barking
aboyer {vi} [of a dog]  :: to bark
aboyer {vi}  :: to scream at or inveigh against somebody
aboyer {vt} [usually, pejorative]  :: to scream or yell in short bouts; to bark
aboyeur {adj} [uncommon]  :: Which barks or makes a sound like barking
aboyeur {m} [slightly dated]  :: Someone whose job or involves crying out at people
aboyeur {m} [literary]  :: Someone who yells a lot at someone else, who heckles, or criticize violently in speech or writing
abracadabra {interj}  :: abracadabra
abracadabra {m}  :: An unspecified magical formula
abracadabra {m} [historical]  :: A mystical word from kabbalism
abracadabrant {adj}  :: ludicrous, preposterous
abracadabrantesque {adj}  :: Totally ludicrous
abracadabrantesquement {adv}  :: Totally ludicrously
abréactif {adj} [psychoanalysis]  :: Having to do with abreaction; abreactive
abréaction {f} [psychoanalysis]  :: abreaction
abréagir {vit} [psychoanalysis]  :: To undergo abreaction; to abreact
Abraham {prop} {m}  :: Abraham (Biblical character)
Abraham {prop} {m}  :: given name
abrahamique {adj}  :: Abrahamitic (relating to the patriarch Abraham)
abraser {vt} [technical]  :: to abrade
abrasif {adj}  :: Able to abrade a surface when scrubbed against it; abrasive
abrasif {m}  :: A usually granular abrasive substance used to polish or clean a surface
abrasimètre {m} [manufacturing]  :: A device for measuring abrasion
abrasin {m}  :: One of two species of East Asian trees in the genus Vernicia (Euphorbiaceae) who produce an oil used to make varnishes and paints
abrasion {f}  :: abrasion
abrasivité {f}  :: abrasiveness
abraxas {m} [gnosticism, historical]  :: abraxas
abreuvage {m} [archaic]  :: alternative form of abreuvement
abreuvement {m} [uncommon]  :: Action of abreuver
abreuver {v} [literary]  :: to water (cattle, fields etc.), give water to (a person)
abreuver {vp} [literary]  :: to drink
abreuver {v} [de, .figuratively]  :: to shower (someone) in
abreuvoir {m}  :: a watering hole or place for animals
abreuvoir {m} [Canada, proscribed]  :: a drinking fountain
abrégé {m}  :: A summarized synopsis or précis of a longer work
abrégé {m}  :: A small book or written work summarizing the major points of a general topic
abrégement {m}  :: A shortening or abridgement
abrègement {m}  :: alternative form of abrégement
abréger {v}  :: to shorten in duration
abréger {v}  :: to shorten (in textual length) or summarize, to abridge
abréger {v}  :: to abbreviate
abrégément {adv}  :: abridgedly
abri {m}  :: A shelter or refuge against the elements or physical danger
abri anti-aérien {m}  :: bomb shelter; air-raid shelter
abri anti-atomique {m}  :: fallout shelter
abribus {m}  :: bus shelter
abricot {m}  :: apricot (fruit)
abricot {m}  :: apricot (color)
abricot {adj}  :: apricot (color)
abricoté {m}  :: sugared apricot
abricoté {adj}  :: Similar or relating to apricots
abricoté {adj} [cooking]  :: Including apricots as an ingredient
abricoter {vt}  :: to glaze (a cake etc) with a thin layer of apricot preserve dissolved in water
abricotier {m}  :: apricot tree
abricotine {f}  :: A Swiss brandy made from apricots
abrier {v} [dialectal]  :: to cover with a bedcover; to tuck in
abrier {v} [archaic or dialectal]  :: alternative form of abriter
abérier {v}  :: To shelter
abérier {v}  :: To cover
abri fiscal {m} [Canada]  :: tax shelter
abrine {f}  :: abrin
abri sous roche {m} [archaeology]  :: A rock shelter
abri-sous-roche {m}  :: rock shelter
abriter {v}  :: to shelter, to harbour
abriter {vri} [s'abriter]  :: to take cover; to shelter
abrivent {m} [agriculture]  :: windbreak
abrogatif {adj}  :: abrogative
abrogation {f}  :: abrogation
abrogatoire {adj}  :: alternative form of abrogatif
abrogeable {adj} [chiefly legal]  :: repealable; rescindable
abroger {v}  :: to rescind, to repeal, to annul
abroutir {vt} [agriculture, obsolete]  :: To eat the young shoots of or off
abrupt {adj}  :: Extremely steep, near vertical
abrupt {adj}  :: Curt and abrupt
abrupt {adj}  :: Done or said forwardly and without caution to avoid shocking
abruptement {adv}  :: abruptly
abruti {adj}  :: Whose physical or mental capacities have been impaired by tiredness or another factor; dazed
abruti {adj} [chiefly Europe, colloquial]  :: Moronic, idiotic
abruti {m} [chiefly Europe, colloquial]  :: moron, idiot, fool
abrutie {f}  :: feminine noun of abruti
abrutir {vt}  :: To render idiotic; to turn into idiots
abrutir {vit}  :: To blunt or deaden the mind
abrutir {vt}  :: To overwhelm, to devastate
abrutir {v} [literary]  :: To return to a brutish or bestial state
abrutissant {adj} [formal]  :: exhausting
abrutissant {adj} [formal]  :: mind-numbing
abrutissement {m}  :: Process or action of rendering people stupid and idiotic
abruzzais {adj}  :: From or related to the Abruzzo region
Abruzzais {m}  :: A person from the Abruzzo
Abruzzaise {f}  :: feminine noun of Abruzzais
Abruzzes {prop} {fp} [plurale tantum]  :: Abruzzo
Abruzzes {prop} {fp} [plurale tantum]  :: A mountain chain in the Apennines
abréviatif {adj}  :: abbreviative
abréviatif {adj}  :: Making use of or relating to abbreviations
abréviation {f}  :: abbreviation (shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase)
abréviativement {adv}  :: abbreviatively
abréviativement {adv}  :: abbreviatedly
abrévier {v} [archaic]  :: To abbreviate
ABS {initialism} [automotive]  :: abbreviation of système de freinage antiblocage
Absalom {prop}  :: Absalom [biblical character]
Absalon {prop}  :: Absalom
absalonien {adj} [literary]  :: Having opulent hair
abscisse {f} [mathematics]  :: The x coordinate in Cartesian coordinates; abscissa
abscission {f} [botany]  :: abscission
absconder {v}  :: obsolete form of abscondre
abscondre {v} [obsolete]  :: To hide; to dissimulate
abscons {adj} [literary, pejorative]  :: So abstruse as to prevent comprehension entirely
absconser {v}  :: obsolete form of abscondre
absence {f}  :: absence (state of being absent or withdrawn)
absent {adj}  :: absent
absent {adj}  :: absent-minded
absent {m}  :: absentee; missing person
absenter {vr}  :: to leave; to absent oneself
absentéisme {m}  :: absenteeism
absentéisme {m}  :: lack, absence
absentéisme {m}  :: abstention, nonparticipation (from a vote, etc.)
absentéiste {adj}  :: absentee (attributive)
absent le chat, les souris dansent {proverb} [idiomatic]  :: when the cat's away the mice will play
absidal {adj}  :: apsidal
abside {f} [architecture]  :: apse
absinthe {f}  :: wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)
absinthe {f}  :: absinthe
absinthique {adj}  :: Containing wormwood
absinthisme {m}  :: absinthism
absolu {adj}  :: absolute
absolument {adv}  :: absolutely; totally; completely
absolution {f}  :: absolution (from sins or wrongs)
absolution {f} [legal]  :: acquittal, absolution
absolutiser {v}  :: absolutize
absolutisme {m}  :: absolutism
absolutiste {mf}  :: absolutist
absolutiste {adj}  :: absolutist
absolutoire {adj}  :: absolutory (relating to absolution)
absorbabilité {f}  :: absorbability
absorbable {adj}  :: absorbable
absorbance {f}  :: the fact of being absorbent
absorbant {adj}  :: absorbant
absorbant {m}  :: absorber, absorbant; something that absorbs
absorber {v}  :: to absorb
absorbeur {m}  :: absorber
absorbeuse {f}  :: feminine noun of absorbeur
absorption {f}  :: absorption
absorptivité {f}  :: absorptivity
absoudre {v}  :: to absolve
absoute {f}  :: absolution (song for the dead)
abstenir {vp}  :: to abstain
abstention {f}  :: abstention
abstentionnisme {m}  :: abstentionism
abstentionniste {m}  :: abstentionist
abstersif {adj}  :: abstergent
abstersif {m}  :: abstergent (a substance used in cleansing)
abstinence {f}  :: abstinence (act or practice of abstaining)
abstinence {f}  :: abstinence (specifically act or practice of abstaining from alcohol)
abstinence {f}  :: abstinence (specifically act or practice of abstaining from sexual relations)
abstinent {adj}  :: abstinent
abstinent {m}  :: abstinent
abstème {adj} [Quebec, legal, historical]  :: Refusing to communicate (that is, take communion) with wine in church
abstème {adj} [rare]  :: Abstaining from alcohol; abstemious; teetotal
abstracteur {m}  :: abstracter
abstracteuse {f}  :: feminine singular of abstracteur
abstraction {f}  :: abstraction
abstractionnisme {m}  :: abstractionism
abstractionniste {adj}  :: abstractionist (related to abstract art)
abstractivement {adv}  :: abstractively
abstraire {v} [very, rare]  :: to abstract (to separate; to remove; to take away)
abstrait {adj}  :: abstract
abstraitement {adv}  :: abstractly
abstrus {adj} [literary, pejorative]  :: abstruse
absurde {adj}  :: absurd (contrary to reason or propriety)
absurdement {adv}  :: absurdly
absurdité {f}  :: absurdity
absurdité {f}  :: nonsense (meaningless words)
abâtardi {adj}  :: Having suffered change; defiled; bastardized
abâtardir {v}  :: to cause something's qualities or defining characteristics to degenerate; to defile or degrade; to bastardize
abâtardir {vp}  :: To degrade; to degenerate; to become bastardized
abâtardissement {m}  :: bastardization
abêtifier {v}  :: to make dumb, stupid
abêtifier {vr}  :: to become dumb, stupid
abêtir {vit}  :: To dumb down, render dumb, dim-witted; to deaden the mind of
abêtir {vr}  :: To become dim-witted and foolish
abêtissant {adj}  :: Slowly rendering dumb, foolish, dim-witted
abêtissement {m}  :: Process or result of slowly rendering dim-witted and foolish
abugida {m}  :: abugida
abus {m}  :: abuse (improper usage)
abuser {v}  :: to mislead
abuser {v} [followed by the preposition de]  :: to take advantage of somebody (especially sexually)
abuser {v}  :: to abuse (use improperly)
abuser {vi} [slang]  :: to go too far
abuseur {m}  :: abuser
abuseuse {f}  :: feminine noun of abuseur
abusif {adj}  :: abusive
abusivement {adv}  :: abusively
abus sexuel {m}  :: sexual abuse
abyme {m} [archaic]  :: alternative form of abîme
abyssal {adj}  :: abyssal
abysse {m}  :: abyss
abysse {m}  :: deep sea
abyssin {adj}  :: Abyssinian
abyssin {m}  :: Abyssinian (cat)
Abyssinie {prop} {f}  :: Abyssinia (former name of Ethiopia)
abyssinien {adj}  :: Abyssinian
abyssinien {m}  :: Abyssinian (cat)
abyssopélagique {adj}  :: abyssopelagic
-acé {suffix} [uncommon, sciences]  :: A suffix forming adjectives; -aceous
AC45 {f} [sports]  :: AC45 (America's Cup class)
AC72 {f} [sports]  :: AC72 (America's Cup class developed for the 2013 America's Cup)
AC90 {n}  :: AC90
acabit {m}  :: kind, type, sort
acacia {m}  :: acacia
Acadie {prop}  :: Rendering of the Ancient and mythical Acadia
Acadie {prop}  :: The name of a French Northern American colony, part of Nouvelle France (New France), comprising the present Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia (French Nouvelle Écosse) and New Brunswick (French Nouveau Brunswick, split off) and Cape Breton Island (French Île du Cap-Breton, split off but ultimately (re)integrated into Nova Scotia)
acadien {adj}  :: Acadian (of or pertaining to Acadia)
Acadien {m}  :: Acadian (a native of Acadia)
Acadienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Acadien
académicien {m}  :: academician (member of an academy)
académicienne {f}  :: feminine noun of académicien
académie {f}  :: academy (learned society)
académique {mf}  :: academic
académique {adj}  :: academic
académiquement {adv}  :: academically
académiser {v}  :: to academicize
académisme {f}  :: academicism
académiste {mf}  :: A scholar at an academy
académiste {mf}  :: An academician
acagnarder {v}  :: to become lazy
acajou {m}  :: cashew tree; also, its fruit
acajou {m}  :: mahogany tree; also, its timber
acanthe {f}  :: acanthus, bear's breeches (any of various species of plants in the genus Acanthus of the Acanthaceae)
acanthe {f}  :: alternative form of feuille d'acanthe
acanthite {f} [mineral]  :: acanthite
acanthocéphale {m}  :: acanthocephalan
acapulcoïte {f} [mineral]  :: acapulcoite
acarien {m} [zoology]  :: mite (an arachnid)
acariâtre {adj}  :: cantankerous, ill-tempered, shrewish
acariâtreté {f}  :: shrewishness
acarophobie {f}  :: acarophobia
acatalectique {adj}  :: acatalectic
acathisie {f}  :: alternative form of akathisie
acatène {adj}  :: chainless
acaule {adj} [botany]  :: acaulous
acausal {adj}  :: acausal
acébutolol {m} [organic compound]  :: acebutolol
accablé {adj}  :: stricken
accablé {adj}  :: afflicted
accablant {adj}  :: overwhelming
accablement {m}  :: consternation, overwhelming despondency
accabler {v}  :: to devastate, overwhelm
accabler {v} [of testimony, etc.]  :: to condemn (someone)
accalmie {f}  :: lull
accalmie {f}  :: reprieve (period of calm)
accalmir {vr} [of the sea]  :: to lull
accaparement {m}  :: monopolization, cornering (of a market)
accaparement {m}  :: acquisition, occupation, grabbing
accaparer {v}  :: to monopolize, to corner
accaparer {v}  :: to occupy, to grab, to aquire (often with force or money)
accaparer {v}  :: to engross, to preoccupy
accapareur {m}  :: hoarder
accapareur {m}  :: monopolist
accapareuse {f}  :: hoarder (female)
accastillage {m} [nautical]  :: superstructure
accastillage {m}  :: hardware
accastiller {v} [nautical]  :: to fit out (originally to provide the fore- and aft- castles)
accédant {m}  :: accessor
accédante {f}  :: feminine singular of accédant
accéder {v}  :: to reach (a place)
accéder {v}  :: to obtain, to achieve, to reach (a goal)
accéder {v}  :: to grant (permission)
accéder {v}  :: to access (information)
accelerando {adv}  :: accelerando
accent {m}  :: accent, manner or tone of speech
accent {m} [linguistics]  :: an accent symbol
accent {m} [linguistics]  :: accent, stress
accent {m} [music]  :: strain, section
accent aigu {m}  :: acute accent
accent circonflexe {m}  :: circumflex (diacritic)
accent grave {m}  :: grave accent
accentué {adj}  :: pronounced, marked, accented
accentuation {f}  :: stressing, accenting
accentuel {adj}  :: accentual
accentuer {v}  :: to accentuate (emphasize)
accentuer {v}  :: to intensify
accentuer {v}  :: to accent (put an accent on a letter or symbol etc.)
acceptabilité {f}  :: acceptability
acceptable {adj}  :: acceptable
acceptant {adj}  :: acceptant
acceptation {f}  :: acceptance
acceptation {f}  :: approval
accepter {vt}  :: to accept
accepteur {m} [banking]  :: acceptor
acception {f}  :: meaning, sense (of a word), acceptation
accesseur {m} [object-oriented]  :: accessor
accessibilité {f}  :: accessibility
accessible {adj} [of a place, information, etc.]  :: accessible, attainable, obtainable, available
accessible {adj} [of a price]  :: affordable
accessible {adj} [of a person]  :: approachable
accession {f}  :: accession (to throne)
accession {f} [legal]  :: accession
accessit {m} [school]  :: ≈ merit certificate
accessoire {m}  :: accessory
accessoire {m} [theater]  :: prop
accessoire {adj}  :: accessory (having a supplementary function)
accessoirement {adv}  :: accessorily
accessoirisé {adj}  :: accessorized (with)
accessoirisation {f}  :: accessorization
accessoiriser {vt}  :: to accessorize (with)
accessoiriste {mf} [film cast]  :: a props assistant
accident {m}  :: accident
accidenté {adj}  :: eventful (story)
accidentalité {f}  :: accidentality
accidentalité {f}  :: accident frequency (especially the statistics of road accidents at specific locations)
accidentel {adj}  :: accidental (happening by chance)
accidentellement {adv}  :: accidentally (unexpectedly, unintentionally)
accidenter {vt}  :: to damage; to hurt (in an accident)
accidentologie {f}  :: accidentology
accidentologue {mf}  :: accidentologist
accident vasculaire cérébral {m} [medicine]  :: stroke
accise {f}  :: excise, excise tax
acclamation {f}  :: acclamation
acclamer {v}  :: to acclaim, applaud (to shout applause)
acclimatable {adj}  :: acclimatable
acclimatation {f}  :: acclimatization
acclimatement {m}  :: acclimatization
acclimater {v}  :: to acclimatize (get used to a new climate)
accélérateur {adj}  :: accelerative
accélérateur {m}  :: accelerator (accelerator pedal)
accélérateur {m} [physics]  :: accelerator
accélération {f} [countable and uncountable]  :: acceleration
accélérer {v} [ergative]  :: to accelerate
accélérographe {m}  :: accelerometer
accélérographe {m}  :: accelerograph
accéléromètre {m} [physics]  :: accelerometer
accointance {f}  :: companionship
accointance {f} [usually in plural]  :: amourous relations
accointer {v}  :: to get to know, acquaint oneself with
accolé {adj}  :: bracketed
accolade {f}  :: curly bracket (brace)
accolade {f} [historical]  :: accolade (knights)
accolade {f}  :: embrace
accolement {m}  :: apposition
accoler {v}  :: to place side by side
accoler {v} [typography]  :: to bracket together
accommodant {adj}  :: accommodating; conciliatory
accommodat {m} [biology]  :: acquired characteristics
accommodateur {adj}  :: accommodatory
accommodation {f}  :: accommodation
accommodement {m}  :: settlement, arrangement
accommoder {v}  :: to accommodate
accompagnateur {m}  :: accompanier; co-(something)
accompagnateur {m} [music]  :: accompanist
accompagnatrice {f}  :: a female accompanist
accompagnement {m}  :: accompaniment
accompagnement {m}  :: side dish
accompagner {vt}  :: to accompany, to escort
accompli {adj}  :: achieved, accomplished
accomplir {v}  :: to accomplish
accomplir {v}  :: to achieve
accomplissement {m}  :: accomplishment, achievement, fulfillment
accon {m}  :: alternative form of acon
acconage {m}  :: alternative form of aconage
acconier {m}  :: alternative form of aconier
acconière {f}  :: feminine singular of acconier
accord {m}  :: chord
accord {m}  :: agreement
accordé {adj} [grammar]  :: agreeing, which agrees with its subject
accordable {adj}  :: accordable
accordailles {fp} [archaic]  :: betrothal (mutual promise)
accordement {m}  :: granting
accordement {m}  :: agreement
accordement {m}  :: tuning
accorder {vt}  :: to grant (something to someone)
accorder {v}  :: to link to, to be related to
accorder {vr} [grammar]  :: to make agree
accorder {v} [music]  :: to tune, to tune up
accorder {v} [sports]  :: to award (a free kick, a penalty, a foul, etc.)
accordeur {m} [music]  :: tuner (device that shows the deviation of the played pitch from the desired pitch)
accordiste {mf} [politics]  :: A member of an accord
accordoir {m}  :: tuning wrench
accordéon {m} [musical instruments]  :: accordion
accordéoniste {mf}  :: accordionist
accore {m}  :: shore, prop, strut
accore {adj}  :: sheer (very steep)
accorer {v}  :: to shore up
accort {adj}  :: cheerful, accommodating; comely
accortement {adv}  :: accordingly, accordantly
accostable {adj}  :: approachable (of a person)
accostable {adj} [nautical]  :: dockable (at which you can land a boat)
accostage {m}  :: docking, coming alongside
accoster {vi} [nautical]  :: to come ashore
accoster {vt}  :: to lay something next to another object
accoster {vt} [by extension, slightly pejorative]  :: to approach someone; to interrupt someone (especially a stranger, in the street)
accot {m}  :: mulch
accotement {m}  :: hard shoulder, shoulder
accotement non stabilisé {m}  :: soft shoulder
accotement stabilisé {m}  :: hard shoulder
accoter {vr}  :: to lean
accoter {vt}  :: to support, to rest (on)
accoter {v} [Québec, colloquial]  :: to equal
accotoir {m}  :: armrest
accouchement {m}  :: delivery (act of giving birth)
accoucher {vi}  :: to give birth (de to), to go into labour
accoucher {vt}  :: to deliver (a baby)
accoucheur {m}  :: obstetrician
accoucheur {m}  :: midwife (male)
accoucheuse {f}  :: midwife
accoudement {m}  :: The action of leaning on ones elbows
accoudement {m}  :: A neck and neck situation
accouder {vr}  :: to rest, lean (on one's elbows)
accoudoir {m}  :: armrest
accouer {v}  :: to harness horses one behind another
accouplement {m}  :: coupling, mating
accouplement {m} [mechanics]  :: coupling
accoupler {vi}  :: to pair up, go together, get into a couple (of two things, to become one)
accoupler {vt}  :: to unite, put together, join (of two things, to cause to become one)
accourcir {v}  :: to shorten
accourcissement {m}  :: shortening
accourir {vi}  :: to rush up, run up, hurry (à, vers to)
accoutré {adj}  :: attired, dressed (in a particular manner)
accoutrement {m} [obsolete]  :: (elaborate) outfit
accoutrement {m} [colloquial, pejorative]  :: getup
accoutrer {v}  :: to accouter
accoutumé {adj}  :: accustomed
accoutumance {f}  :: habit, custom
accoutumance {f} [medical]  :: addiction, dependence
accoutumer {vt}  :: to accustom, get (someone) used (à to, à faire to doing)
accoutumer {vr}  :: to get used to (à)
accouvage {m}  :: incubation (of eggs) and subsequent hatching of chicks (in a hatchery)
accréditation {f}  :: accreditation
accréditer {v}  :: accredit
accréditeur {adj}  :: accrediting
accréditif {m}  :: letter of credit
accrescent {adj} [botany]  :: accrescent
accro {adj} [slang]  :: hooked: addicted, unable to resist
accro {mf} [slang]  :: addict
accrobranche {f}  :: A type of adventure park involving ropes or cables suspended through trees
accroc {m}  :: tear, rip
accroc {m}  :: glitch
accroc {m}  :: breach, infringement
accrochage {m}  :: collision, bump
accrochage {m}  :: clash
accroche {f} [journalism]  :: lead-in (attention-grabbing beginning to an article, advertisement etc.)
accroche-coeur {m}  :: kiss curl
accrocher {vt}  :: To hook, to hook up (to attach with a hook)
accrocher {vt}  :: To pick up, to become attached to
accrocher {vt}  :: To pick up, to come to learn (e.g. a skill)
accrocher {vt}  :: To get, to get hold of, to obtain something
accrocher {vt}  :: To hang up, to hang up the phone, to end a telephone conversation
accrocher {vr}  :: To get hooked, to get addicted
accrocher {vr}  :: to cling onto, to hold on to
accrocher {vr}  :: to collide, to bump into one another
accrocheur {adj}  :: catchy
accrocheur {adj}  :: attention-grabbing
accroire {v}  :: to believe (something false)
accroissant {adj}  :: increasing, expanding, widening
accroissement {m}  :: growth
accroitre {v}  :: alternative form of accroître
accroître {vt}  :: to increase
accroître {vr} [s'accroître]  :: to increase
accroupir {vr}  :: to crouch, squat
accroupir {vr} [rare, literary]  :: to debase oneself (morally)
accroupir {vt} [rare]  :: to make someone or something crouch or squat
accroupissement {m}  :: squat, squatting (body position)
accrétion {f}  :: accretion (growth by natural means)
accrue {f}  :: dry land created by draining
accès {m}  :: access
accès {m} [medicine]  :: attack, sudden fit
accu {m}  :: accumulator, battery
accueil {m}  :: reception, hospitality
accueil {m}  :: acceptance
accueil {m} [computing]  :: home page (of a website)
accueillant {adj}  :: welcoming, accommodating
accueillir {v}  :: to welcome, to accommodate
acculé {adj}  :: cornered
acculé {adj}  :: forced (à faire to do)
acculer {v}  :: to corner someone, to prevent retreat or escape
acculturation {f}  :: acculturation
acculturer {vr} [usually or passive]  :: acculture
accumulé {adj}  :: accumulated
accumulateur {m}  :: accumulator, battery
accumulation {f}  :: accumulation (action of accumulating)
accumulation {f}  :: accumulation (result of accumulating)
accumulatrice {f}  :: accumulator (thing that accumulates something)
accumuler {v}  :: to accumulate
accusateur {adj}  :: accusing, accusatory
accusateur {m}  :: accuser, prosecutor
accusatif {m} [grammar]  :: the accusative case
accusation {f}  :: accusation
accusatoire {adj} [legal]  :: accusatory
accuser {vt}  :: to accuse
accuser {vt}  :: to find fault with
accuser {vi} [formal]  :: to show; to reveal
acédie {f}  :: acedia
ace {m} [tennis]  :: ace
-acée {suffix} [botany]  :: Suffix replacing -acées when designating a single member of a plant family
acerbe {adj}  :: acerb (bitter to the taste)
acerbe {adj}  :: harsh
acerbité {f}  :: acerbity
-acées {suffix} [taxonomy]  :: -aceae
acescence {f}  :: acescence
acescent {adj}  :: souring
Aïcha {prop} {f}  :: given name, widely used in Islamic North Africa
Achab {prop}  :: Ahab [biblical character]
Achaïe {prop}  :: Achaea
achaine {m}  :: alternative form of akène
achalandé {adj}  :: busy (of a shop etc)
achalandage {m}  :: clientele, patronage, business
achalander {vt}  :: to supply with clientele
achalandeur {m}  :: pimp
achalandeuse {f}  :: feminine singular of achalandeur
achalasie {f} [pathology]  :: achalasia
achaler {v} [Quebec]  :: To annoy, harass, badger
achard {m} [cooking]  :: achar, (Indian) pickle
acharisme {m} [Islam]  :: Ash'arism
acharné {adj}  :: fierce; relentless
acharnement {m}  :: fury
acharnement {m}  :: stubbornness
acharnement {m}  :: ruthlessness
acharnement thérapeutique {m} [idiomatic, medicine]  :: Insistence on maintaining patients alive, often in disregard of their, or their families' wishes
acharner {v} [après, contre, sur]  :: to incite; to sic
acharner {v} [après, contre, sur, .pronominal]  :: to hound, to fiercely attack
acharner {v} [après, contre, sur, .pronominal, .figuratively]  :: to slave away, persevere
acharner {v} [à, .pronominal, .figuratively]  :: to attach oneself excessively
achat {m}  :: buy, purchase
ache {f}  :: celery (plant)
ache {m}  :: aitch, letter: h
acheminement {m}  :: delivery, transporting
acheminer {vt}  :: To transport; send (off)
acheminer {vr}  :: To head (towards); head for; make one's way (to)
achéen {adj}  :: Achaean
achetable {adj}  :: buyable
acheter {v}  :: to purchase; buy
acheter chat en poche {v} [idiomatic]  :: to purchase without seeing the object in question; to buy on trust; to be sold a pig in a poke
acheteur {m}  :: buyer, purchaser (person who makes purchases)
acheteuse {f}  :: feminine noun of acheteur
acheuléen {adj} [archaeology]  :: Acheulean
achevé d'imprimer {m}  :: a colophon, printer notice at the end or beginning of a publication, not actually part of the author's manuscript but concerning the physical edition
achever {vt}  :: to finish, to complete
achever {vt}  :: to finish off (someone who is already incapacitated)
achever {vr} [s'achever]  :: to finish
achigan {m}  :: bass (fish)
achillée {f}  :: yarrow (any of several pungent Eurasian herbs, of the genus Achillea)
Achille {prop} [Greek mythology]  :: Achilles
Achille {prop}  :: given name of Ancient Greek origin
achéménide {adj}  :: Achaemenid
acholi {m}  :: Acholi (people, language)
acholi {adj}  :: Acholi (attributive)
achondroplasie {f}  :: achondroplasia (the genetic disorder)
achondroplasique {adj}  :: achondroplastic
achoppement {m}  :: stumble; trip
achopper {vi}  :: to stumble (on a stone)
achopper {vi} [figurative]  :: to hit a snag, find oneself up against something, to make a mistake, fail
achopper {vr}  :: to hit a snag, to make a mistake
achour {m} [Islam]  :: A koranic tax paid to a sultan (especially in Morocco)
achour {m}  :: An Algerian government tax (in French colonial times)
Achoura {prop} {f} [Islam]  :: Ashura
achromat {m}  :: achromat
achromaticité {f}  :: achromaticity
achromatique {adj}  :: achromatic
achromatiser {v}  :: To achromatize
achromatisme {m}  :: achromatism (achromatopia)
achromatopsie {f}  :: achromatopsia
achrome {adj}  :: colourless
achromie {f} [pathology]  :: vitiligo
achromique {adj}  :: achromic
Achéron {prop} {m}  :: Acheron
achèvement {m}  :: completion, conclusion, finish
achylie {f} [pathology]  :: achylia
aciculaire {adj}  :: acicular
aciculaire {adj}  :: aciculiform
acide {adj}  :: acid, acidic, sour, tart
acide {adj} [chemistry]  :: acid, acidic
acide {m} [chemistry]  :: acid
acide {m} [slang]  :: LSD (acid)
acide abiétique {m}  :: abietic acid
acide acétique {m} [organic compound]  :: acetic acid
acide acétylsalicylique {m}  :: acetylsalicylic acid (acetate ester of salicylic acid; aspirin)
acide aminé {m}  :: amino acid
acide anisique {m} [organic compound]  :: anisic acid
acide antimonique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: antimonic acid
acide arachique {m} [organic compound]  :: arachidic acid
acide azotique {m} [obsolete, inorganic compound]  :: acide nitrique
acide benzoïque {m}  :: benzoic acid
acide bombique {m} [organic compound]  :: bombic acid
acide bombycique {m} [organic compound]  :: bombycic acid
acide brassique {m} [organic compound]  :: brassic acid
acide bromhydrique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydrobromic acid
acide bromique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: bromic acid
acide caprique {m}  :: capric acid
acide caproïque {m} [organic compound]  :: caproic acid
acide carboxylique {m} [organic chemistry]  :: carboxylic acid
acide carminique {m} [organic compound]  :: carminic acid
acide catalpique {m} [organic compound]  :: catalpic acid
acide chaulmoogrique {m} [organic compound]  :: chaulmoogric acid
acide chlorhydrique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydrochloric acid
acide chloroformique {m} [organic compound]  :: chloroformic acid
acide cholique {m} [organic compound]  :: cholic acid
acide citrique {m}  :: citric acid
acide clupanodonique {m} [organic compound]  :: clupanodonic acid
acide croconique {m} [organic compound]  :: croconic acid
acide cérotique {m} [organic compound]  :: cerotic acid
acide crotonique {m} [organic compound]  :: crotonic acid
acide crépénynique {m} [organic compound]  :: crepenynic acid
acide cétylique {m} [organic compound]  :: cetylic acid
acide cyanique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: cyanic acid
acide cyanurique {m} [organic compound]  :: cyanuric acid
acide diénoïque {m} [organic chemistry]  :: dienoic acid
acide dithionique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: dithionic acid
acide docosahexaénoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: docosahexaenoic acid
acide docosénoïque {m}  :: docosenoic acid
acide dotriacontanoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: dotriacontanoic acid
acide désoxyribonucléique {m} [genetics, biochemistry]  :: deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA
acide eicosatriénoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: eicosatrienoic acid
acide eicosénoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: eicosenoic acid
acide esculique {m} [organic compound]  :: esculic acid
acide filicique {m} [organic compound]  :: filicic acid
acide fluoborique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: fluoboric acid
acide fluorhydrique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydrofluoric acid
acide folique {m}  :: folic acid
acide férulique {m} [organic compound]  :: ferulic acid
acide fulminique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: fulminic acid
acide gadoléique {m} [organic compound]  :: gadoleic acid
acide gallique {m} [organic compound]  :: gallic acid
acide glaucique {m} [organic compound]  :: glaucic acid
acide glutarique {m} [organic compound]  :: glutaric acid
acide glycocholique {m} [organic compound]  :: glycocholic acid
acide glycérique {m} [organic compound]  :: glyceric acid
acide glycérophosphorique {m} [organic compound]  :: glycerophosphoric acid
acide gondoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: gondoic acid
acide gorlique {m} [organic compound]  :: gorlic acid
acide hentriacontanoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: hentriacontanoic acid
acide heptacosanoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: heptacosanoic acid
acide hexacosanoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: hexacosanoic acid
acide hexaeïcosanoïque {m}  :: synonym of acide hexacosanoïque
acide hexanoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: hexanoic acid
acide hexaénoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: hexaenoic acid
acide hexatriacontanoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: hexatriacontanoic acid
acide hippurique {m} [organic compound]  :: hippuric acid
acide hircique {m} [organic compound]  :: hircic acid
acide hénéicosanoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: heneicosanoic acid
acide hydnocarpique {m} [organic compound]  :: hydnocarpic acid
acide hydrazoïque {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydrazoic acid
acide hydriodique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydriodic acid
acide hydroferrocyanique {m}  :: hydroferrocyanic acid
acide hydrosulfureux {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydrosulfurous acid
acide hydrosulfurique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydrosulfuric acid
acide hyperiodique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: periodic acid
acide hypoazoteux {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hyponitrous acid
acide hypoazotique {m}  :: hyponitric acid
acide hyponitreux {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hyponitrous acid
acide hypophosphoreux {f} [inorganic compound]  :: hypophosphorous acid
acide hypophosphorique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hypophosphoric acid
acide hyposulfureux {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hyposulfurous acid
acide éicosanoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: eicosanoic acid
acide icosanoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: eicosanoic acid
acide icosénoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: eicosenoic acid
acide idonique {m} [organic compound]  :: idonic acid
acide indigotique {m} [organic compound]  :: indigotic acid
acide iodhydrique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: hydroiodic acid
acide isopalmitique {m} [organic compound]  :: isopalmitic acid
acide itaconique {m} [organic compound]  :: itaconic acid
acide jalapique {m} [organic compound]  :: jalapic acid
acide kinovique {m} [organic compound]  :: kinovic acid, quinovic acid
acide lacéroïque {m} [organic compound]  :: lacceroic acid
acide lactobacillique {m} [organic compound]  :: lactobacillic acid
acide lactucique {m} [organic compound]  :: lactucic acid
acide leucique {m} [organic compound]  :: leucic acid
acide lichénique {m} [organic compound]  :: lichenic acid
acide lignocérique {m} [organic compound]  :: lignoceric acid
acide limonoïque {m} [organic compound]  :: limonoic acid
acide linolénique {m} [organic compound]  :: linolenic acid
acide malique {m} [organic compound]  :: malic acid
acide malvalique {m} [organic compound]  :: malvalic acid
acide margaritique {m} [organic compound]  :: margaritic acid
acide muriatique {m} [obsolete, inorganic compound]  :: muriatic acid
acide nitrique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: nitric acid
acide nucléique {m} [biochemistry]  :: nucleic acid
acide parabanique {m}  :: parabanic acid
acide paralactique {m} [organic compound]  :: paralactic acid
acide ribonucléique {m}  :: ribonucleic acid (derivative of DNA, used in the transcription of genetic material)
acide ricinoléique {m} [organic chemistry]  :: ricinoleic acid
acide érucique {m} [organic compound]  :: erucic acid
acide sulfurique {m} [inorganic compound]  :: sulphuric acid (H2SO4)
acide urique {m} [biochemistry]  :: uric acid, urate
acidifié {adj}  :: acidified
acidifiable {adj}  :: acidifiable
acidification {f}  :: acidification
acidifier {v}  :: to acidify [make something acid]
acidimètre {m}  :: acidimeter
acidimétrie {f}  :: acidimetry
acidique {adj}  :: acidic
acidité {f}  :: acidity (the quality or state of being acid)
acidobasique {adj}  :: alternative form of acido-basique
acido-basique {adj} [chemistry]  :: acid-base (attributive)
acidocétose {f} [pathology]  :: ketoacidosis
acidogène {adj}  :: acidogenic
acidophile {adj}  :: acidophilic
acidophile {m}  :: acidophile
acidose {f} [pathology]  :: acidosis
acidulé {adj}  :: slightly acid; tart
acidulation {f}  :: acidulation
aciduler {v}  :: to acidulate; make slightly (more) acidic
acier {m}  :: steel
acier inoxydable {m}  :: stainless steel
acinésie {f}  :: akinesia
acinétique {adj}  :: akinetic
aciérage {m}  :: acieration, steelmaking
aciération {f}  :: synonym of aciérage
acircuitique {adj} [maths, of a graph]  :: acyclic
aciérer {v}  :: to acierate
aciérie {f}  :: steelworks
aciériste {mf}  :: steelmaker
ACL {m}  :: afficheur à cristaux liquidesLCD
aclaste {adj}  :: aclastic, nonrefractive
aclinal {adj}  :: aclinal
aclinique {adj}  :: aclinical
acmé {f}  :: acme (the top or highest point)
acmé {f}  :: climax
acméisme {m}  :: Acmeism
acméiste {adj}  :: Acmeist
acméiste {mf}  :: Acmeist
acmite {f} [mineral]  :: synonym of aegirine
acné {f} [pathology]  :: acne
acénaphtène {m} [organic compound]  :: acenaphthene
acénaphtènequinone {m} [organic compound]  :: acenaphthoquinone
acénaphtylène {m} [organic compound]  :: acenaphthylene
acène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acene
acône {adj} [of an animal's eye]  :: Having no cones
acnéique {adj}  :: acne (attributive)
acénocoumarol {m} [organic compound]  :: acenocoumarol
acnodal {adj} [maths]  :: acnodal
acolytat {m}  :: acolytate
acolyte {m} [religion]  :: acolyte
acolyte {m}  :: henchman, sidekick
acompte {m}  :: down payment, advance payment
acon {m} [nautical]  :: lighter (A flat-bottomed barge used for loading / unloading ships)
aconage {m} [nautical]  :: lighterage
aconier {m}  :: stevedore (who works on an acon)
aconier {m}  :: freight company
aconière {f}  :: feminine singular of aconier
aconit {m}  :: aconite, monkshood
aconitine {f}  :: aconitine
acoquinement {m}  :: familiarity
acoquiner {vr}  :: to become familiar (à with)
acore {m}  :: sweet flag (or similar plant of the genus Acorus)
acore odorant {m}  :: sweet flag, Acorus calamus
acotylédone {adj}  :: acotyledonous
acotylédone {f}  :: acotyledon
acoumètre {m}  :: acoumeter
acoumétrie {f}  :: acoumetry
acouphène {m}  :: tinnitus (perception of nonexistent noise)
acousmatique {adj}  :: acousmatic
acousticien {m}  :: acoustician
acousticienne {f}  :: acoustician (female)
acoustique {adj}  :: acoustic (pertaining to hearing or the science of sounds)
acoustique {f}  :: acoustics
acoustiquement {adv}  :: acoustically
acéphale {adj} [zoology]  :: acephalous, headless
acéphale {adj} [of an organisation]  :: headless, leaderless
acéphale {mf}  :: acephal, acephalan
acquiescement {m}  :: agreement, acquiescence
acquiescer {v}  :: to acquiesce
acquinite {m} [organic compound]  :: acrolein
acquis {m}  :: asset
acquisitif {adj}  :: acquisitional (of or related to acquisition)
acquisition {f}  :: purchase (the act or process of seeking and obtaining something)
acquisition {f}  :: acquisition (the thing obtained)
acquisitivement {adv}  :: acquisitively
acquitté {adj}  :: paid, honored
acquittable {adj}  :: acknowledgeable
acquittement {m}  :: acquittal of debt, discharge, settlement
acquittement {m}  :: cancellation
acquittement {m}  :: absolution
acquittement {m}  :: acknowledgement of something, such as a message, upon its receipt
acquitter {v}  :: to pay
acquitter {v}  :: to acknowledge (a signal), to notify the receipt of
acquitter {v} [legal]  :: to clear, to acquit
acquitter {vr} [s'acquitter]  :: to pay
acquitter {vr} [s'acquitter, ~ de]  :: to discharge, to complete (one's duty)
acquéreur {m}  :: buyer, purchaser (of real estate)
acquérir {vt}  :: to acquire, to obtain
acquérir {vt}  :: to purchase
acquérir {vr} [s'acquérir]  :: to gain, to win (approval, etc.)
acquêt {m}  :: acquisition
acquêt {m}  :: profit; financial gain
acéré {adj} [of iron]  :: hardened with steel
acéré {adj}  :: sharp, keen
acraldéhyde {m} [organic compound]  :: acrolein
acre {f} [historical]  :: acre
acérer {v}  :: To sharpen (a point)
acribique {adj}  :: immaculate
acribique {adj}  :: fastidious
acribiquement {adv}  :: fastidiously
acribiquement {adv}  :: immaculately
acéricole {adj}  :: maple production (attributive)
acériculture {f}  :: maple production
acridien {adj}  :: acridian
acridien {m}  :: acridian
acrimonial {adj} [dated, chemistry]  :: ammoniacal
acrimonie {f}  :: acrimony
acrimonieusement {adv}  :: acrimoniously
acrimonieux {adj}  :: acrimonious
acritarche {m}  :: acritarch
acritique {adj}  :: acritical, uncritical
acrobate {mf}  :: acrobat
acrobatie {f}  :: acrobatics
acrobatie {f}  :: stunt, trick (dangerous feat)
acrobatique {adj}  :: acrobatic
acrobatiquement {adv}  :: acrobatically
acrocéphale {adj}  :: synonym of acrocéphalique
acrocéphalie {f}  :: acrocephaly
acrocéphalique {adj}  :: acrocephalic
acrocyanose {f} [pathology]  :: acrocyanosis
acrodynie {f} [pathology]  :: acrodynia
acérola {m}  :: acerola (fruit)
acrolecte {m} [linguistics]  :: acrolect
acroléine {f} [organic compound]  :: acrolein
acrolithe {mf}  :: acrolith
acrologique {adj}  :: acrologic
acrologiquement {adv}  :: acrologically
acroléïque {adj}  :: acroleic
acromégale {adj}  :: acromegalic
acromégale {mf}  :: acromegalic
acromégalie {f} [pathology]  :: acromegaly
acromégalique {adj}  :: acromegalic
acromial {adj}  :: acromial
acromion {m} [anatomy]  :: acromion
acron {m}  :: acron
acronyme {m}  :: acronym (pronounced as a normal word)
acrophobie {f}  :: acrophobia
acrophonie {f}  :: acrophony
acropole {f}  :: acropolis
acrostiche {mf}  :: acrostic (text in which certain letters spell out a name or message)
acrotère {m} [architecture]  :: acroter, acroterium, acroterion
acrylaldéhyde {m} [organic compound]  :: acrylaldehyde
acrylique {adj}  :: acrylic
acrylique {m}  :: acrylic
acétal {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetal
acétaldéhyde {m} [organic compound]  :: acetaldehyde
acétalisation {f} [organic chemistry]  :: acetalization
acétaliser {v} [organic chemistry]  :: To acetalize
acétamide {m} [organic compound]  :: acetamide
actant {m}  :: actant
acétate {m}  :: acetate (salt or ester of acetic acid)
acétate {m}  :: acetate (transparent sheet)
acte {m}  :: act
actée {m}  :: baneberry (of genus Actaea)
acte de naissance {f}  :: birth certificate (official document certifying the details of a person's birth)
acte manqué {m}  :: a mistake which was unconsciously deliberate; accidentally on purpose; a Freudian slip
acter {v}  :: To enact
acteur {m}  :: actor
actif {adj}  :: active
actif {adj} [grammar]  :: active
actif {m} [grammar]  :: active
acétification {f}  :: acetification
acétifier {v}  :: to acetify
acétimètre {m}  :: acetimeter
actinate {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: actinate
actine {f} [protein]  :: actin
actiniaire {m}  :: actinian (sea anemone of the order Actiniaria)
actinide {m}  :: actinide
actinie {f}  :: sea anemone
actinique {adj} [chemistry, physics]  :: actinic
actinisme {m}  :: actinism
actinite {f} [pathology]  :: sunburn
actinium {m}  :: actinium
actinologie {f}  :: actinology
actinomorphe {adj}  :: actinomorphic (of a flower: with petals radially symmetric)
actinomètre {m}  :: actinometer
actinométrie {f}  :: actinometry
actinométrique {adj}  :: actinometric
actinomycine {f}  :: actinomycin
actinomycose {mf} [pathology]  :: actinomycosis
actinomycète {f}  :: actinomycete
actinopode {m}  :: actinopod
actinoscopie {f}  :: actinoscopy
actinote {f} [mineral]  :: actinolite
actinothérapie {f}  :: actinotherapy
action {f}  :: action, act
action {f}  :: campaign
action {f}  :: stock, share
action {f} [Switzerland]  :: a special offer
Action démocratique {prop} [Canada, politics]  :: Action démocratique du Québec
Action démocratique du Québec {prop} [Canada, politics]  :: a conservative autonomist political party in Québec
actionnable {adj}  :: actionable
actionnaire {mf}  :: shareholder
actionnalisme {m}  :: actionalism
actionnaliste {adj}  :: actionalist
actionnarial {adj}  :: stockholder, shareholder (attributive)
actionnariat {m}  :: shareholding
actionnariat {m} [in the plural]  :: shareholders
actionnement {m}  :: actuation
actionner {v}  :: to work (to set into action), actuate, action
actionneur {m}  :: actuator
acétique {adj}  :: acetic
activable {adj}  :: activable
activateur {m}  :: activator
activation {f}  :: activation
activement {adv}  :: actively
activer {vt}  :: to speed up
activer {vt}  :: to stoke (e.g. a fire)
activer {vt}  :: to activate
activer {vt}  :: to enable (to activate a function of an electronic or mechanical device)
activeur {m} [chemistry]  :: activator
activisme {m}  :: activism
activiste {mf}  :: activist
activité {f}  :: activity
acéto- {prefix} [organic chemistry]  :: aceto-
acétoacétate {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetoacetate
acétoacétique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: acetoacetic
acétoacétyl {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetoacetyl
acétoarsénite {m}  :: acetoarsenite
acétobacter {m}  :: acetobacter
acétolactate {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetolactate
acétolactique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: acetolactic
acétomètre {m}  :: acetometer
acétone {f} [organic compound]  :: acetone
acétoïne {f} [organic compound]  :: acetoin
acétonitrile {m} [organic compound]  :: acetonitrile
acétonémie {f} [pathology]  :: acetonemia
acétonurie {f} [pathology]  :: acetonuria
acétopropylique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: acetopropylic
actrice {f}  :: actress
actu {f} [colloquial]  :: news
actuaire {mf} [finance]  :: actuary
actualisation {f}  :: update
actualisation {f}  :: updating (action or process of updating)
actualiser {v}  :: to update, upgrade, (make concrete)
actualiser {v} [philosophy]  :: to actualize
actualisme {m} [geology]  :: actualism
actualité {f}  :: topic; topicality
actualité {f}  :: documentary
actualité {f} [especially in plural]  :: news, current affairs
actuariat {f}  :: The function of an actuary
actuariat {f}  :: Actuaries in general
actuariel {adj}  :: actuarial
actuateur {m}  :: actuator
actuel {adj}  :: current
actuellement {adv}  :: currently
actuellement {adv} [rare]  :: in actuality
acétylé {adj}  :: acetylated
acétyl {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetyl
acétylaminophénol {m} [organic compound]  :: acetylaminophenol
acétylation {f} [organic chemistry]  :: acetylation
acétylcholine {f} [organic compound]  :: acetylcholine
acétyler {vt} [organic chemistry]  :: to acetylate
acétylglucosamine {f} [organic compound]  :: acetylglucosamine
acétylméthylcarbinol {m} [organic compound]  :: acetylmethylcarbinol
acétylène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetylene
acétylénique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: acetylenic
acétylsalicylique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: acetylsalicylic
acétylure {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acetylide
acuité {f}  :: acuteness, acuity
acuité {f}  :: sharpness, intensity
acuité {f}  :: accuracy, precision
aculéate {m}  :: aculeate
aculéiforme {adj}  :: aculeiform
acuminé {adj}  :: acuminate
acuponcteur {mf}  :: acupuncturist
acuponctrice {f}  :: acupuncturist (female)
acuponcture {f}  :: alternative form of acupuncture
acupuncteur {m}  :: alternative form of acuponcteur
acupunctrice {f}  :: alternative form of acuponctrice
acupuncture {f}  :: acupuncture
acutangle {adj} [geometry]  :: acute, acute-angled (triangle)
acutangulaire {adj}  :: acutangular
acutangule {adj} [geometry]  :: acute-angled
acyclique {adj}  :: acyclic (not cyclic)
acyle {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acyl
acyler {v} [organic chemistry]  :: To acylate
acylglycérol {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acylglycerol
acyloïne {m} [organic chemistry]  :: acyloin
aïd {m}  :: alternative form of Aïd
Aïd {m} [Islam]  :: Eid
ada {m}  :: tyrant (bird)
aâda {f} [Algeria]  :: custom, tradition
adage {m}  :: adage
adagio {adv} [music]  :: adagio
adagio {m} [music]  :: adagio
Adam {prop}  :: Adam (biblical figure)
Adam {prop}  :: given name
adamantin {adj}  :: adamantine
adamien {adj}  :: Adamite
adamien {m}  :: Adamite
adamique {adj}  :: Adamic
adamisme {m}  :: Adamism
adamite {adj}  :: adamite, Adamite
adamite {mf}  :: Adamite
adamite {f} [mineral]  :: adamite
Adanet {prop} {m}  :: surname derived from a medieval diminutive of Adam
adapté {m} [object-oriented]  :: adaptee
adaptabilité {f}  :: adaptability
adaptable {adj}  :: adaptable (capable of adapting or being adapted)
adaptateur {m}  :: adapter (all senses); adaptor
adaptateur {adj}  :: adapting
adaptatif {adj}  :: adaptative
adaptation {f}  :: adaptation
adaptationnel {adj}  :: adaptional (relating to adaptation)
adaptatrice {f}  :: adapter (female)
adapter {vt}  :: to adapt
adapter {vr} [s'adapter]  :: to adapt oneself or itself
adaptif {adj}  :: adaptive
addict {m}  :: addict
addicte {f}  :: addict (female)
addictif {adj}  :: addictive (causing or tending to cause addiction; habit-forming)
addiction {f}  :: addiction
addictologie {f}  :: addictology
addictologique {adj}  :: addictological
addictologue {mf}  :: addictologist
Addis-Abeba {prop}  :: Addis Ababa (capital of Ethiopia)
additif {m}  :: additive (substance altering another substance)
additif {m}  :: addendum
additif {adj}  :: additive
addition {f}  :: addition (act of adding; thing added; in arithmetic)
addition {f}  :: bill [UK], check [US] [in a restaurant, etc]
additionnel {adj}  :: additional (supplemental or added to)
additionner {v}  :: to sum; to add (add together)
additionneur {m} [electronics, computing]  :: adder
additivation {f}  :: The addition of additives to a material
additivité {f} [maths]  :: additivity
adducteur {m} [anatomy]  :: adductor
adduction {f}  :: adduction (all senses)
adduit {m} [chemistry]  :: adduct
-ade {suffix}  :: Used to form collectives
-ade {suffix}  :: Indicating a dish or recipe
-ade {suffix}  :: Indicating a drink made from a given fruit
-ade {suffix}  :: Used to form nouns denoting action, or a person performing said action
aède {m}  :: bard, aoidos
Adeline {prop} {f}  :: given name
adelphe {?} [, uncommon]  :: A sibling
Adenot {prop} {m}  :: surname based on a medieval diminutive of Adam
adens {adv} [obsolete]  :: prone (literally, with the teeth on the ground)
adent {m}  :: joggle
adepte {adj}  :: adept, capable, adroit
adepte {mf}  :: expert, person who is adept
adermine {f}  :: synonym of pyridoxine (vitamin B6)
adessif {m} [grammar]  :: the adessive case
adextré {adj} [heraldry]  :: dexter
adhérence {f}  :: adherence
adhérent {adj}  :: adherent (adhering to something)
adhérent {m}  :: adherent (a person who has membership in some group)
adhérente {f}  :: feminine noun of adhérent
adhérer {v}  :: to adhere; to stick to (rules, regulations)
adhérer {v} [of a person]  :: to belong to; to be part of; to be a member of
adhærer {v}  :: obsolete form of adhérer
adhésif {adj}  :: adhesive
adhésif {m}  :: adhesive
adhésine {f} [biochemistry]  :: adhesin
adhésion {f}  :: adhesion, adherence
adhésion {f}  :: subscription
adhæsion {f}  :: obsolete form of adhésion
adhésivement {adv}  :: adhesively
adhésivité {f}  :: adhesivity
adiabatie {f} [physics]  :: synonym of adiabatisme
adiabatique {adj} [physics]  :: adiabatic
adiabatiquement {adv}  :: adiabatically
adiabatisme {m} [physics]  :: adiabaticity
adiaphane {adj}  :: opaque, non-transparent, non-diaphanous
adiaphorèse {f}  :: adiaphoresis
adieu {interj}  :: farewell, adieu
adieu {interj} [dated]  :: goodbye, see you soon
adieu {interj} [Southern France]  :: hello
adieu {m}  :: farewell
adipeux {adj} [anatomy]  :: adipose
adipique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: adipic
adipolyse {f}  :: adipolysis
adiponitrile {m} [organic compound]  :: adiponitrile
adipopexie {f} [physiology]  :: adipopexis
adipose {f}  :: adiposis
adiposité {f}  :: adiposity
adipsie {f}  :: adipsia
adique {adj} [maths]  :: adic
-adique {suffix} [maths]  :: -adic
adirer {v}  :: To lose, misplace
adja {f} [slang]  :: A word used only in certain set phrases (see below)
adjacent {adj}  :: adjacent
adjectif {adj}  :: adjective
adjectif {m}  :: adjective
adjectif possessif {m}  :: A possessive adjective, adjective serving as possessive determiner
adjectival {adj}  :: adjectival
adjectivalement {adv}  :: adjectivally
adjectivateur {adj}  :: adjectivizing
adjectivation {f} [linguistics]  :: adjectivization
adjectivement {adv}  :: adjectivally
adjectiver {v}  :: to adjectivize
adjectivisation {f} [uncommon]  :: synonym of adjectivation
adjoindre {v}  :: to adjoin
adjoindre {vr}  :: to join up
adjoint {m}  :: deputy, assistant
adjoint {m} [linguistics]  :: adjunct
adjointe {f}  :: deputy, assistant
adjonction {f}  :: addition, attachment
adjudant {m} [military]  :: adjutant; warrant officer
adjudant-chef {m}  :: sergeant major
adjudante {f} [military]  :: female adjutant; female warrant officer
adjudicataire {mf}  :: a winning bidder or tenderer
adjudicateur {m}  :: seller (at an auction)
adjudicateur {m}  :: awarder (of a contract)
adjudicateur {m}  :: adjudicator
adjudicatif {adj}  :: adjudicating
adjudicatif {adj}  :: adjudicative
adjudication {f}  :: adjudication
adjudicatrice {f}  :: adjudicator etc (female)
adjuger {v}  :: to auction
adjuger {v}  :: to adjudicate
adjuger {vp} [s'adjuger]  :: to take (all for oneself), to grant (oneself) the prerogative to
adjuration {f}  :: adjuration
adjurer {v}  :: to implore
adjutant {m} [military]  :: warrant officer class 1, warrant officer
adjuvant {adj}  :: adjuvant
adjuvant {m}  :: adjuvant
adjuvat {m}  :: adjutant (assistant)
Adélaïde {prop}  :: Adelaide (city)
Adélaïde {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Adelaide
adèle {f}  :: fairy longhorn moth (of the genus Adela)
Adèle {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Adela
Adélie {prop} {f}  :: given name
Adélie {prop} {f}  :: Adélie Land (Antarctic)
adlérisme {m}  :: The psychology and psychotherapy theories of Alfred Adler
admettre {v}  :: to admit, to accept, to recognize
admettre {v}  :: to admit (into), to accept (into) (a hospital or a university)
adminicule {m}  :: aid, auxiliary, assistant
administré {m}  :: citizen, from the point of view of their ruler or ruling administration; a constituent
administrable {adj}  :: administrable
administrateur {m}  :: administrator
administrateur de bases de données {f} [database]  :: database administrator
administratif {adj}  :: administrative
administration {f}  :: management (administration; the process or practice of managing)
administrativement {adv}  :: administratively
administratrice {f}  :: feminine noun of administrateur
administrer {v}  :: to administer
admirable {adj}  :: admirable
admirablement {adv}  :: admirably
admirateur {m}  :: admirer
admiratif {adj}  :: admiring (tending to admire)
admiration {f}  :: admiration
admirativement {adv}  :: admiringly
admiratrice {f}  :: feminine noun of admirateur
admirer {v}  :: to admire
admissibilité {f}  :: admissibility
admissible {adj}  :: admissible
admission {f}  :: admission (act of admitting; state of being admitted)
admittance {f} [physics]  :: admittance
admittatur {m}  :: admittatur
admixtion {f}  :: admixture
admonestation {f}  :: admonition
admonester {v}  :: to admonish; to reprimand
admonition {f}  :: an admonition, a warning
adné {adj}  :: adnate (linked or fused)
ADN {initialism} [biology, genetics]  :: acide désoxyribonucléique - DNA
adénine {f}  :: adenine
adénite {f} [pathology]  :: adenitis
adénocarcinome {m} [pathology]  :: adenocarcinoma
adénoïde {adj}  :: adenoid
adénoïde {adj}  :: glandular
adénoïdectomie {f} [surgery]  :: adenoidectomy
adénogramme {m}  :: adenogram
adénographie {f}  :: adenography
adénographique {adj}  :: adenographic
adénomatose {f} [pathology]  :: adenomatosis
adénome {m} [medicine]  :: adenoma
adnominal {adj} [grammar]  :: adnominal
adénopathie {f} [pathology]  :: adenopathy
adénosine {f} [organic compound]  :: adenosine
adénosyl {m} [biochemistry]  :: adenosyl
ado {mf} [colloquial]  :: teen, teenager
adobe {m}  :: adobe
adolescence {f}  :: adolescence
adolescent {adj}  :: adolescent
adolescent {m}  :: adolescent
Adolphe {prop} {m}  :: given name, cognate to Adolph
adonc {adv} [literary]  :: so; thus
adonide {m}  :: pheasant's eye (plant)
adoniser {v}  :: to adonise
adonner {vp}  :: to devote oneself
adopté {m}  :: A male adoptee
adoptable {adj}  :: adoptable
adoptant {adj}  :: adopting
adoptée {f}  :: A girl or woman who was adopted. A female adoptee
adopter {v}  :: to adopt (claim legal ownership of a child)
adopter {v}  :: to adopt (claim ownership of a child)
adopter {v}  :: to adopt (claim a mannerism or style of someone else's)
adopter {v}  :: to vote (in politics)
adoptianisme {m}  :: adoptionism
adoptianiste {adj}  :: adoptionist
adoptif {adj}  :: adoptive, by or relating to adoption
adoption {f}  :: adoption
adorable {adj}  :: adorable
adorablement {adv}  :: adorably
adorateur {m} [religion]  :: worshipper
adoration {f}  :: adoration
adoration {f} [religion]  :: adoration
adoratrice {f} [religion]  :: worshipper
adorer {v}  :: to love, to adore
adorer {v} [religion]  :: to worship
adorner {v} [literary or dated]  :: to adorn; to decorate
ados {m}  :: A sloping mound of earth, against a wall, used for sowing
adossement {m}  :: backing
adosser {vt}  :: to back up (put someone's back (against))
adosser {vr}  :: to lean (back)
adosser {vr}  :: to back up (put one's back against something)
adoubement {m}  :: The ceremony of knighting somebody
adouber {v}  :: to dub (bestow the title of knight upon)
adouber {v}  :: to name (a minister, successor etc.)
adouber {v}  :: to adjust a piece in a board game, such as chess or backgammon
adoucir {v}  :: to make mild
adoucir {v}  :: to sweeten
adoucir {v}  :: to soften
adoucir {v} [figuratively, by extension]  :: to appease
adoucir {vr} [s'adoucir]  :: to become milder
adoucissage {m}  :: sweetening
adoucissage {m}  :: softening
adoucissant {adj}  :: mild, balmy
adoucissant {adj}  :: softening
adoucissant {m}  :: demulcent
adoucissant {m}  :: fabric softener
adoucissement {m}  :: sweetening, mellowing, softening
adoucisseur {m}  :: water softener
ADQ {initialism} [Canada, politics]  :: Action démocratique du Québec - a political party in Québec
adéquat {adj}  :: suitable, appropriate, adequate
adéquatement {adv}  :: adequately
adéquation {f}  :: appropriateness, conformity, adequacy
adéquiste {mf} [Canada, politics]  :: a member of Action démocratique du Québec
adéquiste {adj} [Canada, politics]  :: pertaining to Action démocratique du Québec
adragant {m}  :: tragacanth (gum)
adragante {f}  :: alternative form of adragant
adressage {m}  :: addressing (all senses)
adresse {f}  :: address (the description of a location)
adresse {f}  :: skill, adroitness
adresser {vt}  :: to direct
adresser {vr} [with à]  :: to address
adret {m} [geography, Alps]  :: sun-facing side of a mountain
adriatique {adj}  :: Adriatic (attributive)
Adriatique {prop} {f}  :: Adriatic
Adrien {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Adrian
Adrienne {prop}  :: given name, feminine form of Adrien
adrénaline {f}  :: adrenaline
adrénergique {adj}  :: adrenergic
adrénocorticotrope {adj}  :: adrenocorticotropic‎
adroit {adj}  :: skilful, apt, skilled (possessing skill, skilled)
adroitement {adv}  :: adroitly, skilfully
adrézarach {m}  :: alternative form of azédarac
adscrit {adj}  :: adscript (written next to another character)
adsorbé {adj}  :: adsorbed
adsorbant {m}  :: adsorbent
adsorber {v}  :: to adsorb
adsorbeur {m}  :: adsorber
adsorboluminescence {f} [physics]  :: adsorboluminescence
adsorption {f}  :: adsorption
adstrat {m} [linguistics]  :: adstratum
adualiste {adj}  :: without duality
adulaire {f} [mineral]  :: adularia
adulateur {m}  :: adulator
adulation {f}  :: adulation
adulatrice {f}  :: feminine noun of adulateur
aduler {v}  :: to adulate
adulescent {m} [colloquial]  :: a kidult
adulte {adj}  :: adult
adulte {mf}  :: adult
adultisme {m}  :: adultism
adultération {f}  :: adulteration
adultère {adj}  :: adulterous
adultère {mf}  :: adulterer
adultère {m}  :: adultery (sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse)
adultérer {vt} [obsolete]  :: to falsify, to fake
adultérin {adj}  :: adulterine, born out of adultery
adustion {f} [medicine]  :: cauterization
advection {f} [earth science, chemistry]  :: advection
advenir {v} [impersonal, literary or poetic]  :: to happen; to occur
adventice {adj}  :: adventitious
adventice {adj} [botany]  :: self-propagating
adventice {f}  :: weed (unwanted plant)
adventif {adj}  :: adventitious
adventiste {mf} [religion]  :: Adventist
adverbal {adj} [grammar]  :: adverbial
adverbe {m} [grammar]  :: adverb
adverbial {adj}  :: adverbial
adverbialement {adv}  :: adverbially
adversaire {mf}  :: adversary, opponent, opposition, antagonist
adversatif {adj} [grammar]  :: adversative
adversativement {adv}  :: adversatively
adverse {adj}  :: adverse
adversité {f}  :: adversity
advertir {v}  :: obsolete spelling of avertir
advertissement {m}  :: obsolete spelling of avertissement
advienne que pourra {adv}  :: come what may
adynamie {f} [pathology]  :: adynamia
adynamique {adj}  :: adynamic
aïe {interj}  :: interjection expressing a sharp pain: ouch!
aïe {interj}  :: interjection expressing worry: dang!; oh dear;
aegagropile {mf}  :: hairball, furball
aegirine {f} [mineral]  :: aegirine
aegosome {m}  :: A type of long-horned beetle (of the genus Aegosoma)
aeschne {mf}  :: hawker (dragonfly of the genus Aeshna)
aethéorhiza {f}  :: A type of hawksbeard
aethusa {f}  :: fool's parsley (plant of the genus Aethusa)
aetiologie {f}  :: alternative form of étiologie
aïeul {m}  :: grandfather
aïeul {m} [by extension]  :: old man
aïeul {m}  :: ancestor
aïeule {f}  :: grandmother
aïeux {mp}  :: ancestors, forefathers
aïeux {mp}  :: all those who lived in a past age
afar {m}  :: Afar (language)
afar {adj}  :: Related to the Afar people
Afar {prop}  :: A member of the Afar people
affabilité {f}  :: affability
affable {adj}  :: affable, amicable, sociable
affablement {adv}  :: Affably
affabulateur {m}  :: inveterate storyteller
affabulation {f}  :: fantasy, invention
affabulatrice {f}  :: storyteller (female)
affabuler {v}  :: to make up stories, to tell a fable
affacturage {m} [finance]  :: factoring
affacturer {v}  :: To factor
affadir {vt}  :: to make tasteless, insipid or bland
affadissant {adj}  :: fading
affadissement {m}  :: blandness
afféager {v}  :: to enfeoff
affaiblir {vt}  :: to weaken, to flag, to make weaker, to enfeeble, enervate, attenuate
affaiblir {vr}  :: to weaken [to become weaker]
affaiblissement {m}  :: weakening
affairé {adj}  :: busy
affaire {f}  :: affair, business
affaire {f}  :: deal
affaire {f} [colloquial]  :: (usually used in the plural) belonging (something physical that is owned)
affaire {f} [colloquial]  :: things; stuff
affaire {f} [Quebec, colloquial]  :: thingamajig
affaire de cœur {f} [idiomatic]  :: a love affair
affairement {m}  :: bustle, hustle and bustle (an excited activity; a stir)
affairer {vi} [rare]  :: to absorb
affairer {vr}  :: to busy oneself
affaires étrangères {fp} [politics]  :: foreign affairs (policy)
affairisme {m}  :: racketeering
affairiste {mf}  :: wheeler-dealer
affairiste {mf}  :: racketeer
affaissement {m}  :: collapse, cave-in
affaissement {m}  :: subsidence
affaisser {vt}  :: to cause to subside
affaisser {vr}  :: to subside, go down, sink
affaisser {vr}  :: to cave in, sag, give way, collapse
affaisser {vr}  :: to ebb, weaken
affaitage {m}  :: hacking (training a falcon/hawk)
affaitement {m}  :: synonym of affaitage
affaiter {v}  :: to hack (train a hawk/falcon)
affaiteur {m}  :: hacker (person who trains a hawk)
affaiteuse {f}  :: feminine singular of affaiteur
affalé {adj}  :: sprawling, slouching
affalement {m} [nautical]  :: lowering (of a mast etc)
affaler {v} [nautical]  :: to lower, let down
affaler {vr}  :: to slump, slouch, plop down
affamé {adj}  :: hungry
affamer {vt}  :: to starve
affameur {m}  :: starver
affameur {m}  :: exploiter
affameuse {f}  :: feminine singular of affameur
affaneur {m} [obsolete]  :: journeyman (day labourer)
affect {m} [psychology, philosophy]  :: affect; emotion
affectable {adj}  :: affectable
affectataire {m}  :: assignee
affectataire {m}  :: beneficiary
affectation {f}  :: allocation, allotment
affectation {f}  :: assignment
affectation {f}  :: posting
affectation {f}  :: affectation
affecter {vt}  :: to feign, affect [an emotion, etc.]
affecter {vt}  :: to allocate (something), assign (someone) (à (to))
affecter {vt}  :: to affect, influence
affectif {adj}  :: emotional, affective
affection {f}  :: affection, love
affection {f}  :: medical condition, complaint, disease
affectionner {v}  :: to affectionate, to feel affection for, to be fond of
affectionnément {adv} [dated, rare]  :: affectionately
affectivement {adv}  :: affectionately
affectivement {adv}  :: softly
affectivité {f}  :: affectivity
affectueusement {adv}  :: affectionately
affectueux {adj}  :: affectionate; caring
affenage {m}  :: grazing, pasturing of cattle etc
affener {v}  :: To graze, pasture cattle
affenpinscher {m}  :: affenpinscher
affermable {adj}  :: leasable
affermage {m}  :: leasing (action, property)
affermer {v}  :: to have a leasehold
affermir {v}  :: to firm up
affermir {v}  :: to strengthen
affermir {v}  :: to make firmer
affermir {vr}  :: to become firmer, sharper or stronger
affermir {vr}  :: to firm up
affermissement {m}  :: consolidation
affetto {adv} [music]  :: gracefully
affetto {adv} [music]  :: tenderly, softly
affettuoso {adv} [music]  :: in a loving, tender way
affichage {m}  :: billboarding, using a billboard
affichage {m} [computing]  :: display
affiche {f}  :: poster
affiche {f}  :: placard
afficher {vt}  :: to put up (a notice etc)
afficher {vt}  :: to display
afficher {vt}  :: to show
afficher {vt}  :: to flaunt
affichette {f}  :: a small poster or flyer
afficheur {m}  :: bill sticker
afficheur {m} [computing]  :: display
afficheur à cristaux liquides {m}  :: liquid crystal display
afficheuse {f}  :: feminine singular of afficheur
affichiste {mf}  :: poster designer
afficionado {m}  :: alternative spelling of aficionado
affidé {adj}  :: trustworthy
affidavit {m}  :: affidavit
affilé {adj}  :: sharp
affilage {m}  :: sharpening
affiler {v}  :: to sharpen (to make sharp)
affileur {m}  :: sharpener
affileuse {f}  :: feminine singular of affileur
affiliation {f}  :: affiliation
affilier {v}  :: to affiliate
affiloir {m}  :: sharpener (device)
affin {adj}  :: affine (all senses)
affiné {adj}  :: purifying, refining
affinage {m}  :: affinage
affinage {m} [metallurgy]  :: refining
affinement {m}  :: refinement
affiner {v}  :: to purify
affiner {v}  :: to refine
affiner {v}  :: to make finer
affinerie {f}  :: refinery (especially a place where metal is purified)
affineur {m}  :: one who refines; refiner
affineur {m}  :: one who ages cheese and purveys it
affineuse {f}  :: feminine noun of affineur
affinité {f}  :: affinity (a family relationship through marriage of a relative)
affinité {f} [chemistry]  :: affinity
affinitaire {adj}  :: affinitive
affinitaire {adj}  :: peer (attributive)
affiquet {m}  :: bauble
affirmatif {adj}  :: affirmative (which affirms)
affirmatif {interj}  :: affirmative
affirmation {f}  :: affirmation
affirmativement {adv}  :: affirmatively
affirmer {v}  :: to affirm, to claim
affixal {adj}  :: affixal
affixe {m} [linguistics]  :: affix
affixer {v} [grammar]  :: to affix
affleurant {adj}  :: surfacing
affleurement {m}  :: outcrop
affleurer {v}  :: to place on the same level with, to show on the same surface
affleurer {v} [figuratively]  :: to crop up, to surface, to poke one's head out
afflictif {adj}  :: afflictive
affliction {f} [countable and uncountable]  :: affliction
affligeant {adj}  :: distressing, saddening
affligeant {adj}  :: aggrieved
affliger {v}  :: to grieve, distress
affliger {v} [literary]  :: to smite (de with)
afflouage {m}  :: refloating
afflouer {v}  :: alternative form of renflouer
affluence {f}  :: crowds
affluence {f}  :: abundance
affluent {adj}  :: tributary
affluent {m}  :: tributary; affluent
affluer {vi}  :: to flow (into) (said of rivers)
affluer {vi}  :: to pour (in), to come in in droves (said of people, things)
afflux {m}  :: influx (inward flow)
affolant {adj}  :: scary
affolement {m}  :: panic, terror
affolement {m}  :: insanity, craziness, lunacy
affoler {vt}  :: to madden, drive crazy (under the effects of a strong emotion)
affoler {vt}  :: to terrify, frighten, scare
affoler {vi}  :: to run like crazy, leg it
affoler {vr}  :: to go crazy, go bonkers
affoler {vr} [colloquial]  :: to hurry up, to make haste
affouage {m}  :: A right to gather wood from common land
affouche {m} [chiefly Mauritius, Réunion]  :: any of various species of Ficus native to the Mascarene Islands
affouillement {m}  :: scouring (by running water)
affouiller {v}  :: synonym of creuser
affouragement {m}  :: foddering
affourager {v}  :: to fodder
affourcher {v} [nautuical]  :: to anchor using the "forked moor" technique
affourcher {v}  :: to straddle
affourcher {v}  :: to attach pieces of wood using tongue and groove
affranchir {vt}  :: to free, liberate, enfranchise, emancipate
affranchir {vt}  :: to discharge, exempt
affranchir {vt}  :: to prepay (postage), frank (a letter)
affranchir {vt} [slang]  :: to pervert
affranchir {vt} [slang]  :: to inform
affranchir {vr}  :: to release or free oneself
affranchissement {m}  :: franking, metering
affranchissement {m}  :: manumission
afférent {adj}  :: [~ à] relative (to), pertaining (to)
afférent {adj} [biology]  :: afferent, carrying
affres {fp} [plurale tantum]  :: torment, torture, pain
affreusement {adv}  :: Dreadfully (in a dreadful manner), horribly
affreux {adj}  :: terrible, rubbish, awful
affriander {v}  :: to improve the taste of; to make delicious
affriander {v}  :: to tempt using something tasty or profitable
affriolant {adj}  :: alluring, enticing
affrioler {v}  :: to tempt
affrioler {v}  :: to entice
affrioler {v}  :: to seduce
affriqué {adj}  :: affricative
affriquée {f}  :: affricative
affriquer {v} [linguistics]  :: To affricate
affriter {v}  :: to condition a frying pan (etc) before its first use by heating with some fat
affront {m}  :: affront, insult, snub
affrontable {adj}  :: confrontable
affrontement {m}  :: confrontation, encounter
affronter {v}  :: to confront, face
affronter {vr}  :: to face off, to clash
affrèrement {m} [historical, religion]  :: adelphopoiesis (a ceremony where two men are united with one another)
affrètement {m}  :: affreightment
affréter {v}  :: to charter (a plane)
affréteur {m}  :: shipper
affruiter {v} [botany, of a plant]  :: to fruit
affût {m}  :: gun carriage
affût {m}  :: mount, tripod
affût {m} [hunting]  :: hide, blind (a spot where hunters hide and await their game)
affût {m}  :: hunting from a blind
affété {adj}  :: affected, stilted
affûtage {m}  :: sharpening, whetting
affûter {vt}  :: to sharpen; to whet (e.g. a tool)
affûter {vt}  :: to hone (a skill)
affûter {vt} [slang, rare]  :: to eat
affûter {vt} [slang, rare]  :: to dance
affûter {vt} [archaic, of a cannon]  :: to mount on a gun carriage
afféterie {f}  :: affectation
affûteur {m}  :: sharpener (person)
affûteuse {f}  :: feminine singular of affûteux
affûtiau {m}  :: a useless or worthless object, a trifle
affublement {m} [archaic]  :: attire; apparel
affubler {vt} [with de]  :: to deck out (somebody in), to equip (someone with)
affubler {vr}  :: to deck out oneself, to equip oneself
affubler {vr}  :: to take on the surname of
affurer {v}  :: to win
affurer {v}  :: to profit
affurer {v}  :: to steal
affusion {f}  :: affusion
affuter {v}  :: alternative spelling of affûter
afghan {adj}  :: Afghan (pertaining to Afghanistan)
Afghan {adj}  :: Afghan (person from Afghanistan)
Afghane {f}  :: feminine noun of Afghan
Afghanistan {prop} {}  :: Afghanistan
aficionado {m}  :: aficionado (all senses)
afin {conj}  :: to
afin {conj}  :: so that
afin de {conj}  :: in order to
afin que {conj}  :: so that
afistoler {vt}  :: To ornament or embellish
afistoler {v} [pronomial]  :: To dress up
afocal {adj}  :: afocal
AFP {abbr} [journalism, in France]  :: initialism of Agence France-Presse
africain {adj}  :: African (of, or pertaining to Africa)
Africain {m}  :: an African person
Africaine {f}  :: feminine noun of Africain
africanisation {f}  :: Africanization
africaniser {v}  :: To Africanize
africanisme {m}  :: Africanism
africaniste {mf}  :: Africanist
afrikaans {m}  :: Afrikaans (language)
afrikander {adj}  :: synonym of afrikaner
afrikaner {adj}  :: Boer
Afrique {prop} {f}  :: Africa
Afrique du Sud {prop} {f}  :: South Africa
Afrique noire {prop} {f}  :: black Africa
afro {m}  :: afro (hairstyle)
afro-américain {adj}  :: Afro-American
afro-asiatique {adj}  :: Afro-Asiatic, Afroasiatic
afrocentrique {adj}  :: Afrocentric
afrocentrisme {m}  :: Afrocentrism
afro-cubain {adj}  :: Afro-Cuban
Afro-Eurasie {prop} {f}  :: Afro-Eurasia (supercontinent)
afropolitain {adj}  :: synonym of négropolitain
after-dinner {m}  :: digestive (an alcoholic drink after a meal)
aga {m}  :: aga, agha
agaçant {adj}  :: annoying
agace {f} [dialectal, France, Belgium]  :: magpie
agacement {m}  :: annoyance, irritation
agacer {v}  :: to irritate
agacer {v}  :: to tease
agacerie {f}  :: (especially in plural) teasing
agalactie {f} [pathology]  :: agalactia
agami {m}  :: agami
agamie {f} [biology]  :: agamogenesis
agamète {f} [biology]  :: agamete
agape {f} [Christianity]  :: agape
agar {m}  :: synonym of agar-agar
agaric {m}  :: agaric
agate {m}  :: agate
Agathe {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Agatha
agatiser {v}  :: To agatize
agavé {m}  :: agave
agavé {m}  :: nacré de la filipendule (butterfly)
agave {m}  :: agave
age {m}  :: beam
age {m}  :: shaft
-age {suffix}  :: Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X"
-age {suffix}  :: Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X"
-age {suffix} [rare]  :: Forming collective nouns
agencé {adj}  :: arranged
agencé {adj}  :: prepared
agence {f}  :: agency
agence de rencontres {f}  :: dating agency
agencement {m}  :: arrangement, layout
agencer {v}  :: to arrange, to lay out, to piece together
agencer {v} [music]  :: to arrange
agenceur {m}  :: arranger
agenceuse {f}  :: feminine singular of agenceur
agenda {m}  :: organiser, appointment book, engagement book
agenouillé {adj}  :: kneeling, in a kneeling position
agenouillade {f} [rare]  :: kneeling
agenouillement {m}  :: kneeling
agenouiller {vr} [s'agenouiller]  :: to kneel (down)
agenouilloir {m}  :: hassock
agent {m}  :: agent
agente provocatrice {f}  :: feminine noun of agent provocateur
agent provocateur {m}  :: agent provocateur; instigator, troublemaker
ager {m}  :: territory
ager {m}  :: terrain
ageratum {m}  :: ageratum
ageustie {f}  :: ageusia
aggiornamento {m}  :: aggiornamento
agglo {m} [colloquial]  :: conglomerate (in building trade)
aggloméré {m}  :: masonite
agglomérat {m} [geology]  :: agglomerate
agglomération {f}  :: agglomeration
agglomération {f}  :: village, town, any built-up area
agglomérer {v}  :: to agglomerate; fuse together
agglutinant {adj}  :: agglutinative (sticky)
agglutination {f}  :: agglutination
agglutiner {vt}  :: to paste (together)
agglutiner {vt} [linguistics]  :: to agglutinate
aggravé {adj}  :: aggravated
aggravant {adj}  :: aggravating
aggravation {f}  :: aggravation
aggraver {v}  :: to worsen (make worse)
agha {m}  :: agha
agile {adj}  :: nimble, agile (quick and light in movement or action)
agilement {adv}  :: agilely, nimbly
agilité {f}  :: agility
agio {m}  :: exchange premium, agio
agiographie {f}  :: obsolete spelling of hagiographie
agiotage {m}  :: agiotage
agiotage {m}  :: speculation
agioter {v}  :: to speculate (in the financial market)
agioteur {m}  :: speculator (in the financial market)
agioteuse {f}  :: feminine singular of agioteux
agir {vi}  :: to act
agir {vi}  :: to act, to do (something)
agir {vi}  :: to act, behave
agir {vi} [followed by sur]  :: to act on
agir {v} [legal, followed by contre]  :: prosecute, sue
agir {vr} [followed by de]  :: to be, be all about, be a question of
agissant {adj}  :: agitated
agissant {adj}  :: active
agissement {m} [pejorative, usually in plural]  :: doing, intrigue, scheme
agitateur {m}  :: agitator
agitateuse {f}  :: feminine noun of agitateur
agitation {f}  :: choppiness (of water), turbulence (in air), swaying (of branch etc.)
agitation {f}  :: restlessness
agitation {f}  :: bustle (of street, room etc.); activity
agitation {f}  :: (nervous) agitation
agitation {f}  :: (social) unrest
agitato {m} [music]  :: agitato
agitato {adv} [music]  :: agitato
agitatrice {f}  :: agitator (female)
agiter {v}  :: to shake, to wave (to move back and forth)
agiter {v}  :: to agitate
agitprop {f}  :: agitprop
aglacissage {m}  :: landing (touchdown) on ice and/or snow
aglacissage {m}  :: landing on glassy (reflective) surface
Aglukark {prop}  :: surname
Aglukkaq {prop}  :: surname
aglycone {m} [organic chemistry]  :: aglycone
aglyphe {adj}  :: non-venomous
agnat {m}  :: agnate
agnathe {m}  :: any member of the Agnatha superclass; agnathan
agnathe {adj}  :: deprived of a jaw
agneau {m}  :: lamb (young sheep)
agneau {m}  :: lamb (sheep meat)
agneau {m}  :: lambskin
agnelage {m}  :: lambing
agneler {vi} [of a sheep]  :: to lamb; to give birth
agnelet {m}  :: (small) lamb (animal)
agnelin {adj}  :: lamb (attributive)
agnelin {adj}  :: lambswool (attributive)
agneline {f}  :: lambswool
agnelle {f}  :: female lamb
agnier {adj}  :: Mohawk (attributive)
Agniers {prop}  :: Mohawks (Mohawk people)
agnosie {f} [medicine]  :: agnosia
agnosticisme {m}  :: agnosticism
agnostique {adj}  :: agnostic
agnostique {mf}  :: agnostic
Agnès {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Agnes
agénésie {f}  :: agenesis
agonie {f}  :: the moment just before death
agonir {v} [slang]  :: to throw (insults at), to spit (profanities at)
agonisant {adj}  :: dying
agoniser {vi}  :: to die slowly
agora {f}  :: agora
agoranome {m} [historical, Ancient Greece]  :: agoranome
agoraphobie {f}  :: agoraphobia
agouti {m}  :: agouti (rodent)
agréable {adj}  :: agreeable, nice
agréablement {adv}  :: pleasantly, nicely
agrafage {m}  :: stapling
agrafe {f}  :: staple (wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper)
agrafe {f} [on clothing]  :: fastener, hook
agrafer {v}  :: to staple (secure with a staple)
agrafeuse {f}  :: stapler
agrainage {m}  :: The feeding of wild animals by spreading grain
agraire {adj}  :: agrarian, relating to land
agrammatical {adj} [grammar]  :: ungrammatical
agrammatisme {m} [pathology]  :: agrammatism
agrandir {vt}  :: To enlarge, make bigger
agrandir {vt}  :: To extend (a house, building, area)
agrandir {vr}  :: To grow, get bigger
agrandir {v}  :: to embiggen
agrandir {v}  :: to aggrandize
agrandissement {m}  :: enlargement
agrandisseur {m} [photography]  :: enlarger
agranulocytose {f} [pathology]  :: agranulocytosis
agraphie {f}  :: agraphia
agrarien {adj}  :: agrarian
agérate {m}  :: ageratum
agréer {v} [formal]  :: to accept
agréer {v} [archaic]  :: to prepare; rig; trim
agresser {v}  :: to assault; to attack
agresseur {m}  :: aggressor
agresseuse {f}  :: feminine noun of agresseur
agressif {adj}  :: aggressive
agression {f}  :: aggression
agressivement {adv}  :: aggressively
agressivité {f}  :: aggression, aggressiveness
agreste {adj}  :: rustic
agrestement {adv}  :: rustically
agrég {f}  :: the highest teaching diploma in France
agrégat {m}  :: aggregate
agrégateur {m} [computing]  :: aggregator (feed reader)
agrégatif {adj}  :: aggregative
agrégation {f}  :: aggregation
agrégation {f} [education]  :: a high-level competitive examination for the recruitment of teachers in France and Belgium
agrégation {f} [object-oriented]  :: aggregation
agréger {vr}  :: to form into a greater entity, to aggregate
agréger {vr} [with à]  :: to join
agri- {prefix}  :: agri-
agricole {adj}  :: agricultural
agriculteur {m}  :: farmer (person who works the land or who keeps livestock)
agricultrice {f}  :: feminine noun of agriculteur
agriculture {f}  :: agriculture
agriffer {v}  :: to claw
agriffer {v}  :: to grasp
agrile {m}  :: jewel beetle, buprestid
agrile du frêne {m}  :: Agrilus planipennis, emerald ash borer
agrion {m}  :: agrion
agriote {m}  :: click beetle
agripaume {f}  :: motherwort
agripper {v}  :: to grip, grab, cling on to, grab hold of
agritourisme {m}  :: agritourism
agrément {m}  :: congeniality, amenity
agrément {m}  :: approval (permission)
agrémenter {vt}  :: to brighten up
agrémenter {vt}  :: to liven up
agrémenter {vt}  :: to supplement, adorn
agro- {prefix}  :: agro-
agroalimentaire {adj}  :: food and agriculture (attributive)
agro-alimentaire {adj}  :: alternative form of agroalimentaire
agrochimie {f} [chemistry]  :: agrochemistry
agrochimique {adj}  :: agrochemical
agrochimiste {mf}  :: agrochemist
agroécosystème {m} [ecology]  :: agroecosystem
agroenvironnemental {adj}  :: agro-environmental
agroforesterie {f}  :: agroforestry
agroforestier {adj}  :: agroforestry (attributive)
agroforestier {m}  :: agroforester
agroindustriel {adj}  :: agroindustrial
agrologie {f}  :: agrology
agrologique {adj}  :: agrological
agronome {mf}  :: agronomist
agronomie {f}  :: agronomy
agronomique {adj}  :: agronomic
agrostide {f}  :: bent, agrostis
agrosystème {m}  :: agrosystem (agricultural ecosystem)
agrotourisme {m}  :: alternative form of agritourisme
agrès {mp} [nautical]  :: rigging, gear [of a ship]
agrès {mp} [gymnastics]  :: apparatus
agrume {m}  :: citrus (fruit)
agrumiculture {f}  :: citrus farming
aguardiente {f}  :: aguardiente
aguerri {adj}  :: seasoned, hardened
aguerrir {v}  :: to harden (become or make something resistant or less sensitive to)
aguerrissement {m}  :: hardening, toughening
aguet {m} [archaic or literary]  :: lookout; observation post
aguet {m}  :: watching; spying
agueusie {f}  :: ageusia
agui {m}  :: bowline (knot)
aguichant {adj}  :: enticing
aguicher {vt}  :: to entice
aguicheur {adj}  :: alluring, enticing
aguille {f}  :: obsolete spelling of aiguille (needle, or point of a needle)
ah {interj}  :: ah
ahan {m}  :: pain due to manual labour
ahan {m}  :: groan
ahanant {adj}  :: panting
ahanement {m}  :: grunt
ahaner {v}  :: to pant due to exercise
ahi {interj}  :: ouch! (representing pain)
ahuri {adj}  :: stunned, dumbfounded
ahurir {v}  :: to astound, dumbfound, stun
ahurissamment {adv}  :: astoundingly, dumbfoundingly
ahurissant {adj}  :: astounding
ahurissement {m}  :: stupefaction
-ai {suffix}  :: A suffix denoting the first-person singular past historic indicative form of an -er verb
Aicard {prop}  :: surname
aiche {f}  :: alternative form of esche
aicher {v}  :: alternative form of escher
aidant {adj}  :: helping
aidant {m}  :: helper
aide {f}  :: help
aide-comptable {mf}  :: assistant accountant
aide-mémoire {m}  :: aide-mémoire, crib
aider {v}  :: to help; to aid
aide-soignant {m}  :: nursing auxiliary (UK), nurse's aide (US)
-aie {suffix}  :: used to form names of orchards or places where trees/plants are grown
-aient {suffix}  :: A suffix denoting the third-person plural imperfect indicative form of a verb
aigle {m}  :: eagle (any of a number of species of birds of prey)
aigle {m} [figuratively]  :: a man of ingenuity and superior talent; a genius
aigle {f}  :: a female eagle
aigle {f} [heraldiccharge]  :: a representation an eagle; the eagle as a heraldic symbol
aiglefin {m}  :: alternative spelling of églefin
aiglet {m}  :: aiglet
aiglet {m}  :: needle
aiglette {f}  :: eaglet
aiglette {f} [heraldry]  :: alerion
aiglon {m}  :: an eaglet, eagle chick
aiglonne {f}  :: feminine noun of aiglon
aigre {adj}  :: sharp, sour, acid
aigre {adj}  :: shrill (voice), biting (wind etc.)
aigre-doux {adj} [literally, figuratively]  :: bittersweet, sweet and sour
aigrefin {m}  :: alternative form of aiglefin
aigrefin {m}  :: swindler
aigrelet {adj}  :: sharpish
aigrelet {adj}  :: sourish, tart
aigrelet {adj}  :: acidulous
aigrement {adv}  :: sharply, sourly, acidly
aigrement {adv}  :: shrilly, bitingly
aigremoine {f}  :: agrimony
aigretté {adj}  :: feathered, plumed
aigrette {f}  :: egret (Any of various wading birds of the genera Egretta or Ardea)
aigrette {f}  :: pappus
aigrette {f} [of certain birds]  :: crest (plumage)
aigrette {f}  :: lumex
aigrette {f}  :: feather (atop a hat)
aigreur {f}  :: sourness (sour flavor)
aigreur {f}  :: bitterness (bitter emotion)
aigri {adj}  :: embittered
aigrin {m}  :: A young apple tree or pear tree
aigrir {v}  :: to make bitter, to embitter
aigrissement {m}  :: souring
aigu {adj}  :: sharp, pointy
aigu {adj} [of intelligence]  :: acute, keen, discerning
aigu {adj} [of sound]  :: sharp, loud and high-pitched
aigu {adj} [medicine]  :: acute
aigu {adj} [mathematics, of an angle]  :: acute
aigu {adj} [linguistics, of an accent]  :: acute
aiguade {f}  :: watering (provisioning of water)
aiguail {m}  :: dew resting on foliage
aigue-marine {adj}  :: aquamarine
aigue-marine {f}  :: aquamarine
aiguillage {m} [rail]  :: points
aiguillage {m} [rail]  :: shunting, switching
aiguillat {m}  :: dogfish
aiguille {f} [botany, costumery, medicine]  :: needle
aiguille {f}  :: needle (of compass); hand (of watch); spire (of church)
aiguille {f} [railway]  :: point (UK), switch (US)
aiguiller {vt}  :: to direct (towards)
aiguiller {vt}  :: to change / switch points (railway)
aiguilleté {adj}  :: beribboned
aiguilletage {m}  :: lacing up
aiguilletage {m}  :: tying together
aiguilleter {v}  :: to lace up
aiguilleter {v}  :: to tie or knot together (with string, ribbon etc)
aiguillette {f}  :: ribbon; tie; cord
aiguillette {f}  :: needle
aiguillette {f}  :: needlefish
aiguillette baronne {f}  :: tri-tip
aiguilleur {m} [railways]  :: signalman; signaller
aiguillon {m}  :: goad
aiguillon {m}  :: stinger, sting (of a bee)
aiguillon {m} [figuratively]  :: a goad, a stimulant
aiguillonnement {m}  :: prodding
aiguillonner {v} [figuratively]  :: to prod
aiguillot {m} [nautical]  :: pintle (a rudder’s pin which pivots in a gudgeon)
aiguière {f}  :: ewer
aiguisé {adj}  :: sharpened
aiguisage {m}  :: sharpening, honing, whetting
aiguisement {m}  :: sharpening, honing, whetting
aiguiser {v}  :: to sharpen (of a point, to make sharper)
aiguiser {v}  :: to hone (e.g. a skill)
aiguiser {v}  :: to whet
aiguiseur {m}  :: sharpener
aiguiseuse {f}  :: sharpener (female)
aiguisoir {m}  :: sharpener (tool)
aiguisoir {m}  :: pencil sharpener
aigument {adv}  :: harshly; abrasively
ail {m}  :: garlic
-ail {suffix}  :: Forming masculine nouns from verbs and nouns, having the sense of ‘tool, object for a specific purpose’
-ail {suffix}  :: Forming masculine nouns from verbs and nouns, having a collective sense
ailé {adj}  :: winged (having wings)
ailé {adj}  :: winglike
ailante {m}  :: tree of heaven
aile {f}  :: wing (of a bird or other flying animal; of poultry; of an aircraft; of a building; of an army; in football and rugby; in politics)
aile {f}  :: fender, wing (of an automobile)
aile {f} [of the nose]  :: side, wing, ala
aile {f}  :: sail (of a windmill)
aile {f}  :: blade (of a propellor)
aile {f} [figuratively]  :: wings
aileron {m} [anatomy]  :: fin (of some fish)
aileron {m} [anatomy]  :: flipper (of penguins and other animals)
aileron {m}  :: Aileron
aileron {m}  :: spoiler (of an automobile)
ailette {f}  :: small wing
ailier {m} [sports]  :: winger
ailier {m} [basketball]  :: small forward
ailier {m}  :: wingman
ailière {f}  :: feminine noun of ailier
-aille {suffix}  :: Forming feminine nouns having a colloquial or pejorative meaning, or indicating the means or result of an action
ailler {vt}  :: to add garlic (to)
-ailler {suffix}  :: Forming verbs with frequentative effect, often somewhat pejorative
ailleurs {adv}  :: elsewhere
ailloli {m}  :: alternative form of aïoli
ailurophile {mf}  :: ailurophile
ailurophile {adj}  :: ailurophile
aimable {adj}  :: likeable, amiable
aimablement {adv}  :: friendly (in a friendly manner)
aimant {adj}  :: loving, affectionate
aimant {m}  :: magnet
aimantation {f}  :: magnetization
aimanter {v}  :: to magnetize (cause to be magnetic)
aimantin {m}  :: fridge magnet
Aimée {prop}  :: given name, meaning "beloved"
aimer {v}  :: to love (usually of a person, otherwise the meaning is closer to like)
aimer {v}  :: to like (often with bien)
ainé {adj}  :: alternative spelling of aîné
-ain {suffix}  :: Suffix used to form demonyms, both nouns (uppercase) and adjectives (lowercase)
-ain {suffix}  :: Suffix used to form diminutives, both nouns and adjectives
Ain {prop}  :: Ain
aine {f}  :: groin
-aine {suffix} [noun-only]  :: Indicates approximation, suffixed to a number
ainsi {adv}  :: in this way, thus
ainsi que {conj}  :: as, just as, like
ainsi que {conj}  :: as well as
air {m}  :: air (gases of the atmosphere)
air {m}  :: tune, aria
air {m}  :: appearance
air {m}  :: air (pretension)
airain {m} [literary, uncountable]  :: any alloy based on bronze
airain {m} [literary, countable, ]  :: object made of this alloy
airbag {m}  :: airbag
airbag {m} [in the plural, slang]  :: knockers, tits
aire {f} [geometry]  :: (surface) area
aire {f} [architecture]  :: a flat surface
aire {f} [sailing]  :: direction of the wind
aire {f}  :: threshing floor
aire {f}  :: area, zone, range (a space in which a certain thing occurs)
aire {f}  :: eyrie, aerie
-aire {suffix}  :: -ary (adjectival suffix)
-aire {suffix}  :: -ary (nominal suffix)
airedale {m}  :: Airedale terrier
airelle {f}  :: cranberry; bilberry
airer {v}  :: to nest (make a nest)
aire urbaine {f}  :: metropolitan area
Air France {prop}  :: Air France, a French airline
-ais {suffix}  :: The first person and second-person singular imperfect indicative form of a verb
-ais {suffix}  :: Used to form adjectives that denote where something or someone is from, or to form the name of the language spoken in this place, e.g., français, anglais, marseillais, etc
-ais {suffix}  :: Used to form nouns that denote where something or someone is from, e.g. Français, Anglais, Marseillais, etc
ais {m}  :: board, plank
aisé {adj}  :: easy to do, with ease, simple, effortless
aisé {adj}  :: wealthy, with no money problems, affluent, prosperous, on easy street, in easy circumstances
aisé {adj}  :: smooth, fluid, about a movement, or a conversation
aisé {adj} [obsolete]  :: Said about clothes that are very (too) comfortable to wear
aisance {f}  :: ease
aise {f}  :: satisfaction
aise {f}  :: joy
aise {f}  :: ease, facility, absence of effort
aise {adj}  :: joyous, glad
-aise {suffix}  :: Used to form female adjectives that denote where something or someone is from, e.g., française, anglaise, marseillaise, etc
aiser {v} [obsolete]  :: To get comfortable
aisif {adj} [obsolete]  :: easy, convenient, pleasant
aisle {f}  :: obsolete form of aile
aisément {adv}  :: easily
aisné {m}  :: obsolete form of aîné
aisné {adj}  :: obsolete form of aîné
aisnée {f}  :: feminine noun of aisné
Aisne {prop} {m}  :: Aisne
-aison {suffix}  :: Forming feminine nouns of action from verbs
aisseau {m}  :: A small, triangular, wooden roof tile
aisselle {f} [anatomy]  :: armpit
aisy {m}  :: A ferment use to make Gruyère cheese
-ait {suffix}  :: A suffix denoting the third-person singular imperfect indicative form of a verb
aitre {m}  :: alternative spelling of aître
Aix-en-Provence {prop}  :: A town in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Aix-la-Chapelle {prop}  :: Aachen, the city in Germany
aixois {adj}  :: from or relating to any of the towns/cities in France with the name Aix
Aixois {m}  :: person from any of the towns/cities in France with the name Aix
Aixoise {f}  :: feminine noun of Aixois
AJ {f}  :: auberge de jeunesse
AJA {initialism} [soccer]  :: AJ Auxerre, a French football club from the town of Auxerre
ajaccien {adj}  :: From or relating to Ajaccio, Corsica
Ajaccien {m}  :: someone from Ajaccio, Corsica
Ajaccienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Ajaccien
ajacéen {adj}  :: From or relating to Ajaccio, Corsica
Ajacéen {m}  :: someone from Ajaccio, Corsica
Ajacéenne {f}  :: feminine noun of Ajacéen
ajaxification {f} [programming]  :: Ajaxification
ajiste {adj}  :: youth hostel (attributive)
ajiste {mf}  :: member of the youth hostel movement
ajointer {v}  :: To butt (join at the ends)
ajonc {m}  :: a gorse bush
ajour {m}  :: A slit that lets in daylight
ajouré {adj}  :: openwork (attributive); perforated, fretted
ajourd'hui {adv} [archaic, outside, Louisiana French]  :: alternative form of aujourd'hui
ajourer {v}  :: to perforate
ajournement {m}  :: adjournment
ajournement {m}  :: deferment, postponement
ajournement {m}  :: referral
ajournement {m}  :: failure at an exam with an option to resit it
ajourner {v}  :: postpone, adjourn, put off (an event)
ajout {m}  :: addition (something added)
ajout {m}  :: addition (the act of adding)
ajoutage {m}  :: nozzle
ajoutage {m}  :: connector (especially of laboratory glassware)
ajouter {v}  :: to add
ajoutoir {m}  :: synonym of ajoutage
ajustable {adj}  :: adjustable
ajustage {m}  :: adaptation, adjustment
ajustage {m}  :: fitting
ajustement {m}  :: adjustment, adjusting, tweak
ajuster {v}  :: to adjust; tweak
ajusteur {m}  :: fitter
ajusteur {m}  :: adjuster
ajutoir {m}  :: alternative form of ajoutoir
akathisie {f} [pathology]  :: akathisia
akinésie {f} [pathology]  :: akinesia
akkadien {m}  :: the Akkadian language
akkadien {adj}  :: Akkadian
Akkadien {m}  :: an Akkadian person
Akkadienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Akkadien
akène {m} [botany]  :: achene
akvavit {m}  :: alternative spelling of aquavit
-al {suffix}  :: -al (of or pertaining to; adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also)
aléa {m} [archaic]  :: chance
aléa {m}  :: hazard
alabandine {f} [mineral]  :: alabandite
alabastrite {m}  :: alabaster
alable {adj} [Canada]  :: alternative form of allable
alablement {adv} [Canada]  :: feasibly
alacrité {f}  :: alacrity, ardour, eagerness
alader {m}  :: Italian buckthorn (Rhamnus alaternus)
alain {adj}  :: Alan (relating to the Alans)
Alain {prop}  :: given name, equivalent to English Alan
alaire {adj}  :: wing (attributive)
alaise {f}  :: undersheet, drawsheet
alambic {m}  :: alembic, still (device for distilling liquids)
alambiqué {adj}  :: overrefined
alambiqué {adj}  :: convoluted
alambiquer {v}  :: to distill
alambiquer {v}  :: to refine
alandais {adj}  :: from Åland
alandier {m}  :: An opening at the base of a kiln that is used for firing ceramics
alangui {adj}  :: languid
alanguir {v}  :: to cause to become languid
alanguir {vr} [s'alanguir]  :: to become languid
alanguissement {m}  :: languor
alanine {f} [amino acid]  :: alanine
alaouite {mf}  :: Alawite
alaouite {adj}  :: Alawite (attributive)
alarmant {adj}  :: alarming
alarme {f}  :: alarm (alert)
alarme {f}  :: alarm (panic)
alarmer {v}  :: to alarm (alert)
alarmisme {m}  :: alarmism
alarmiste {mf}  :: alarmist
alarmiste {adj}  :: alarmist
alaskain {adj}  :: Alaskan
alaskien {adj}  :: Alaskan
Alaskien {m}  :: Alaskan
Alaskienne {f}  :: feminine singular of Alaskien
alastrim {m}  :: alastrim
alaterne {m}  :: buckthorn
aléatoire {adj}  :: doubtful, dubious, uncertain, unpredictable
aléatoire {adj}  :: random, aleatory
aléatoirement {adv}  :: doubtfully, dubiously, uncertainly, unpredictably
aléatoirement {adv}  :: randomly, aleatorily
alaverd {m}  :: A type of phillyrea (Phillyrea angustifolia)
Alban {prop}  :: given name, cognate to English Alban
albanais {m}  :: Albanian, the Albanian language
albanais {adj}  :: Albanian (from, or pertaining to Albania)
Albanais {m}  :: Albanian
Albanaise {f}  :: (female) Albanian
Albane {prop}  :: given name, feminine form of Alban
Albanie {prop} {f}  :: Albania
Albanie du Caucase {prop}  :: Caucasian Albania
albatros {m}  :: albatross
albatros {m} [golf]  :: albatross
albédo {m} [physics]  :: albedo (the fraction of incident light or radiation reflected by a surface or body)
alberge {f}  :: A type of peach or apricot whose white flesh adheres to the kernel
Albert {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Albert
Alberta {prop} {f}  :: Alberta
albertain {adj}  :: Albertan (from Alberta)
Albertain {m}  :: Albertan (someone from Alberta)
Albertaine {f}  :: feminine noun of Albertain
Alberte {prop}  :: given name, feminine form of Albert
Albertine {prop}  :: given name, a feminine diminutive form of Albert
Albi {prop} {f}  :: Albi (town and commune in southern France)
albien {adj}  :: Albian
Albien {prop} {m}  :: Albian
albigeois {adj}  :: Albi (attributive)
albinisme {m}  :: albinism
albinos {adj}  :: albino
albinos {mf}  :: albino
albite {f} [mineral]  :: albite
albophobie {f}  :: black supremacy; anti-white prejudice or racism
Alborg {prop}  :: alternative form of Aalborg
albâtre {m}  :: alabaster (variety of gypsum)
albuginé {adj}  :: albugineous
albuginée {f}  :: albuginea
album {m}  :: album (all meanings)
albumine {f} [organic chemistry]  :: albumin
albuminoïde {adj}  :: albuminoid
albuminoïde {m}  :: albuminoid
albuminurie {f} [pathology]  :: albuminuria
albuminurique {adj}  :: albuminuric
album live {m}  :: live album
albumose {f}  :: albumose
album studio {m}  :: studio album
alcade {m}  :: alcaide
alcalescence {f}  :: alkalescence
alcalescent {adj}  :: alkalescent
alcali {m} [chemistry]  :: alkali
alcalicité {f}  :: synonym of alcalinité
alcalifiable {adj}  :: alkalifiable
alcalifiant {adj}  :: alkalifying
alcalifier {v}  :: To alkalify
alcaligène {adj}  :: alkaligenous
alcalimètre {m}  :: alkalimeter
alcalimétrie {f} [chemistry]  :: alkalimetry
alcalimétrique {adj} [chemistry]  :: alkalimetric
alcalin {adj}  :: alkaline (of or relating to an alkali)
alcalin {adj}  :: alkaline (nt acidic)
alcaliniser {vt}  :: to alkalize, alkalinize
alcalinité {f}  :: alkalinity
alcalisation {f}  :: alkalization
alcaliser {v}  :: To alkalize
alcaloïde {m}  :: alkaloid (organic heterocyclic base)
alcaloïfère {adj} [botany]  :: alkaloidiferous
alcalophile {m}  :: alkaliphile
alcalose {m} [pathology]  :: alkalosis
alcane {m}  :: alkane
alcanoïque {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: alkanoic
alcaïque {adj}  :: alcaic
alcazar {m}  :: alcazar
Alceste {prop}  :: given name
alchimie {f}  :: alchemy
alchimique {adj}  :: of or pertaining to alchemy; alchemical
alchimiste {m}  :: An alchemist; one who practices alchemy
alchémille {f}  :: lady's mantle
alécithe {adj}  :: alecithal
alcène {m}  :: alkene (unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with one or more carbon-carbon double bonds)
alcénone {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkenone
alcohol {m} [rare]  :: alternative spelling of alcool
alcoholisation {f}  :: alcoholization
alcoholiser {v}  :: To alcoholize
alcool {m}  :: alcohol
alcool {m}  :: spirits, hard liquor (strong alcoholic beverage, excludes wine, cider, beer)
alcoolé {m}  :: tincture (alcohol extract of herbs etc)
alcoolase {f}  :: alcoholase
alcoolat {m}  :: alcoholate
alcoolate {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alcoholate
alcoolature {f}  :: tincture
alcooleux {adj} [of a wine]  :: Having an unusually high concentration of alcohol
alcoolification {f}  :: alcoholification
alcoolimétrie {f}  :: alcoholometry
alcoolique {adj}  :: Containing alcohol; alcoholic
alcoolique {adj}  :: alcoholic, related or pertaining to alcohol
alcoolique {mf}  :: alcoholic (a person addicted to alcohol)
alcooliquement {adv}  :: alcoholically
alcoolisé {adj}  :: alcoholic (having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents)
alcoolisable {adj}  :: alcoholizable
alcoolisation {f}  :: alcoholization
alcooliser {v}  :: to alcoholise
alcoolisme {m}  :: alcoholism
alcoolémie {f}  :: alcoholaemia; blood alcohol content
alcoolo {adj} [colloquial, pejorative]  :: alcoholic (person)
alcoolo {mf} [colloquial, pejorative]  :: alcoholic (person)
alcoologue {mf}  :: alcohologist
alcoolométrie {f}  :: alcoholometry
alcoomètre {m}  :: alcoholometer
alcoométrie {f}  :: alcoholometry
alcoométrique {adj}  :: alcoholic strength (attributive)
alcootest {m}  :: breathalyser
alcootest {m}  :: breath test
alcoran {m}  :: synonym of Coran
alcotest {m}  :: alternative form of alcootest
alcoyle {m} [organic chemistry]  :: synonym of alkyle
alcoyler {v} [organic chemistry]  :: synonym of alkyler
alcôve {f}  :: alcove
alcyne {m}  :: alkyne (hydrocarbon)
alcynol {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkynol
alcyon {m}  :: halcyon
alcyon {m}  :: kingfisher
Aldebaran {prop} [star]  :: Aldebaran
alderman {m}  :: alderman
aldéhyde {m} [organic chemistry]  :: aldehyde
aldéhydique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aldehydic
aldin {adj}  :: Aldine
aldol {m} [organic chemistry]  :: aldol
aldolique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aldolic
aldolisation {f} [organic chemistry]  :: aldolization
aldonique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aldonic
aldostérone {m} [organic compound]  :: aldosterone
ale {f}  :: ale
aîle {f}  :: obsolete form of aile
ALENA {prop}  :: alternate form of ALÉNA (NAFTA)
Alençon {prop}  :: a town in Orne:
alentir {v} [chiefly obsolete]  :: to slow down
alentoir {adv}  :: alternative form of alentour
alentour {adv}  :: around
alentours {mp} [plurale tantum]  :: surroundings, neighbouring areas
Alep {prop}  :: Aleppo (Syrian city)
alerte {adj}  :: alert
alerte {adj}  :: agile
alerte {f}  :: alert
alertement {adv}  :: alertly
alerter {vt}  :: To alert
aleurite {f}  :: candlenut (or similar plant of the genus Aleurites)
aleurode {m}  :: whitefly
aleuromètre {m}  :: aleurometer
aleurone {f}  :: aleurone
alevin {m}  :: alevin
alevinage {m}  :: restocking (a river) with fish fry
aleviner {v}  :: to stock a river/lake with fry (young fish)
alevinier {m}  :: hatchery (for fish fry)
alevinière {f}  :: alternative form of alevinier
Alex {prop}  :: given name, short form of Alexander and Alexis
alexandra {m}  :: A cocktail containing cognac, crème de cacao and crème fraîche with grated nutmeg for decoration
Alexandra {prop}  :: given name
Alexandre {prop} {m}  :: given name, cognate to English Alexander
Alexandre {prop} {m}  :: surname
Alexandrie {prop} {f}  :: Alexandria [in Egypt]
Alexandrie {prop} {f}  :: Alessandria [in Italy]
alexandrin {adj}  :: alexandrine (attributive)
alexandrin {m}  :: alexandrine
Alexandrin {prop}  :: Alexandrian
Alexandrine {prop} {f}  :: given name, cognate to English Alexandrina
Alexia {prop}  :: given name, feminine form of Alexis, cognate to English Alexia
alexie {f}  :: alexia
alexine {f}  :: alexine
alexipharmaque {adj}  :: Capable of counteracting a poison; antidotal, alexipharmical
alexipharmaque {m}  :: A substance capable of reverting the affects of a poison; antidote
alexique {adj}  :: alexic
Alexis {prop} {m}  :: given name
alezan {adj}  :: chestnut [colour of a horse]
alezan {m}  :: chestnut [horse, its colour]
alezan {m}  :: palomino
alfa {m}  :: esparto
alfange {f}  :: A Moorish scimitar
alfatier {adj}  :: esparto (attributive)
alfatier {m}  :: esparto farmer
alfénide {m}  :: alfenide
Alfred {prop}  :: given name
algaire {adj}  :: algal
algal {adj}  :: algal
algarade {f}  :: a row, a dispute, a quarrel
algarade {f}  :: an insult, an angry outburst
algazelle {f}  :: gemsbok, gemsbuck (Oryx gazella)
algèbre {f} [mathematics]  :: algebra
algèbre linéaire {f}  :: linear algebra (branch of mathematics)
algébrique {adj}  :: algebraic
algébriquement {adv}  :: algebraically
algébriste {mf}  :: algebraist
Alger {prop}  :: Algiers, the capital of Algeria
algeroth {m}  :: algarot
algide {adj}  :: algid
algidité {f}  :: algidity
algie {f} [pathology]  :: localised pain
alginate {m}  :: alginate
algine {f}  :: algin (any of various gelatinous gums derived from algae)
alginique {adj}  :: alginic
algique {adj}  :: algic (relating to localised pain)
algique {adj}  :: Algic (relating to this language)
algo {m}  :: algorithm
algo {m}  :: algorithmics
algol {m} [computing]  :: ALGOL
algolagnie {f}  :: algolagnia
algonquien {adj}  :: Algonquian
algonquin {m}  :: Algonquin language
algonquin {adj}  :: Algonquin
algorithme {m}  :: algorithm
algorithmique {adj}  :: algorithmic (relating to an algorithm)
algorithmique {f}  :: algorithmics
algorithmiquement {adv}  :: algorithmically
algothérapie {f}  :: algotherapy
Algérie {prop} {f}  :: Algeria
algérien {adj}  :: Algerian (of or pertaining to Algeria or its people or culture)
Algérien {m}  :: Algerian (person)
Algérienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Algérien
algérois {adj}  :: Algerian (of or from Algiers)
algual {adj}  :: algal
alguazil {m}  :: alguazil; loosely law officer, constable
algue {f}  :: alga (any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms)
algue verte {f}  :: green alga
alias {adv}  :: alias
alias {m}  :: alias
alibi {m}  :: alibi
aliboufier {m}  :: styrax (especially Styrax officinalis)
Alice {prop} {f}  :: given name of Germanic origin
Alicia {prop}  :: given name, a Latinate form of Alice
alien {m}  :: alien (extraterrestrial)
alif {m}  :: alif (Arabic letter)
aliforme {adj}  :: aliform
alifère {adj}  :: winged (having wings)
alignement {m}  :: alignment (all senses)
aligner {v}  :: to align
aligoté {m}  :: aligoté
aliment {m}  :: food
alimentaire {adj}  :: food (attributive), alimentary
alimentation {f}  :: feeding
alimentation {f}  :: food
alimentation {f}  :: power supply
alimenter {v}  :: to feed, to give food to
alimenter {v}  :: to supply, to fund
alimenter {v} [figurative]  :: to fuel (e.g. an argument)
alimenter {vr} [s'alimenter]  :: to eat, to feed
aliéné {m}  :: One who is insane, mentally defective
alinéa {m}  :: paragraph
alinéa {m}  :: indented line (at the start of a new paragraph)
alinéa {m} [Canada]  :: paragraph of a law
aliénabilité {f}  :: alienability
aliénable {adj}  :: alienable
aliénataire {mf} [legal]  :: transferee
aliénateur {m} [legal]  :: transferor
aliénation {f}  :: alienation
aliénatrice {f}  :: feminine singular of aliénateur
aliénée {f}  :: feminine noun of aliéné
Aline {prop}  :: given name, a contraction of Adeline
aliéner {v}  :: to alienate
aliénisme {m}  :: alienism
aliéniste {adj}  :: alienist
aliéniste {mf}  :: alienist
aliénité {f}  :: alienation
Aliénor {prop}  :: given name, the Provençal equivalent of Eleanor
aliovalent {adj}  :: Aliovalent, having a different valence
aliphatique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aliphatic
aliquote {f}  :: aliquot
alise {f}  :: fruit of the whitebeam
alisier {m}  :: whitebeam
alisma {f}  :: alternative form of alisme
alisme {m}  :: water plantain
alité {adj}  :: bedridden
alitement {m}  :: bed rest
aliter {vr}  :: to be bedridden
aliter {vt}  :: to cause to become bedridden
Alix {prop}  :: given name, variant of Alice
alizé {m}  :: trade wind
alizari {m}  :: alizari
alizarine {f} [organic compound]  :: alizarin
alizier {m}  :: alternative form of alisier
al-Kanadi {prop}  :: surname of Arabic origin
al-Kanadi {prop}  :: al-Kanadi
alkékenge {m}  :: Chinese lantern, bladder cherry
alkékengère {f}  :: synonym of alkékenge
alkoxyde {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkoxide
alkyde {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: alkyd
alkylé {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: alkylated
alkylarène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkylarene
alkyle {m} [organic chemistry]  :: alkyl
alkyler {vt} [organic chemistry]  :: to alkylate
allô {interj} [telephone]  :: hello
allô {interj}  :: used to confirm that the person being addressed is listening, or to confirm if anyone is listening
all. {abbr}  :: abbreviation of allemand
allable {adj} [Canada]  :: doable, feasible
allache {f}  :: sardinella
allaitement {m}  :: breastfeeding
allaitement {m}  :: suckling
allaiter {v}  :: to breastfeed
allaiter {v} [of an animal]  :: to suckle
allant {adj}  :: active
allant {m}  :: goer (used in the plural phrase "allants et venants" - "comers and goers")
allant au four {adj}  :: ovenproof
allantoïde {f} [anatomy]  :: allantoid
Allard {prop}  :: surname
allatif {m} [grammar]  :: the allative case
alléchant {adj}  :: enticing
alléchant {adj}  :: mouth-watering
allèchement {m}  :: temptation, attraction
allèchement {m}  :: enticement
allécher {v}  :: to attract, appeal, allure, tempt; entice, draw in
allée {f}  :: path, lane, allée
allée {f}  :: hallway (leading from the entrance of a house)
allée {f}  :: aisle (between rows of seats)
allée {f}  :: driveway
allée {f}  :: bowling lane
allée {f}  :: action of going (used nowadays only in the expression allées et venues: the repeated action of going and returning)
allegretto {adv}  :: allegretto
allegro {m}  :: allegro
allegro {adv}  :: allegro
Allemagne {prop}  :: Germany
Allemagne de l'Est {prop} {f}  :: East Germany
allemand {m}  :: German (The German language)
allemand {adj}  :: German (related to or originating from Germany)
allemand {adj}  :: German (related to the German language)
Allemand {m}  :: German person
allemande {f}  :: allemande [dance]
Allemande {f}  :: feminine noun of Allemand; woman from Germany or of German background
allemaniste {mf}  :: Allemanist
aller {vi}  :: to go
aller {v} [when followed by an infinitive verb]  :: to be going (to); will soon; forms a near-future tense
aller {v}  :: to be (feeling)
aller {v}  :: to go well with (clothes, colors, etc.)
aller {m}  :: Outward trip; journey out; trip away (implying not returning)
aller au lit {vi}  :: to go to bed
aller comme un gant {v} [simile]  :: to fit like a glove
aller de Charybde en Scylla {v}  :: to go out of the frying pan, into the fire
aller de soi {vi}  :: to be self-evident, be obvious
allergie {f}  :: allergy
allergique {adj}  :: allergic (having an allergy)
allergisant {adj}  :: allergenic
allergène {adj}  :: allergenic
allergène {m}  :: allergen
allergénique {adj}  :: allergenic
allergologie {f}  :: allergology
allergologiste {mf}  :: allergologist
allergologue {mf}  :: allergist
aller-retour {m}  :: round trip
aller-retour {m}  :: return ticket
aller se faire foutre {v}  :: to go fuck oneself. (Usually used in the imperative form.)
aller se faire voir {v} [colloquial]  :: to get lost, go to hell
aller simple {m}  :: a one-way ticket
alleu {m}  :: allod
alleutier {m}  :: freeholder
alleutière {f}  :: feminine singular of alleutier
allez {interj}  :: come on! (as encouragement)
allez savoir {interj} [idiomatic]  :: go figure!
allez voir là-bas si j'y suis {phrase} [idiomatic, colloquial, dismissal]  :: get lost! (go away) (literally: Go over there and see if I'm there.)
allez-y {phrase} [formal, singular and plural]  :: go ahead; go on
allégation {f}  :: allegation
allégeance {f}  :: allegiance
allègement {m}  :: alternative form of allégement
allégement {m}  :: lightening (making lighter)
alléger {v}  :: to lighten
allégorie {f}  :: allegory
allégorique {adj}  :: allegoric, allegorical (of, or relating to allegory)
allégoriquement {adv}  :: allegorically
allégoriser {v}  :: To allegorize
allègre {adj}  :: joyful, happy
allègrement {adv}  :: happily, joyfully
allégrement {adv}  :: happily, joyfully
allégresse {f}  :: elation, joy, gladness
allégretto {adv} [music]  :: allegretto
allégretto {m} [music]  :: allegretto
allégro {m}  :: allegro
allégro {adv}  :: allegro
alléguer {v}  :: to invoke
alléguer {v}  :: to allege
allié {adj}  :: friendly; allied (military sense)
alliable {adj}  :: alliable
alliacé {adj}  :: garlicky
alliage {m}  :: alloying (mixing elements to make an alloy)
alliage {m}  :: alloy (metal that is a combination of two or more elements)
alliage {m} [by extension]  :: alloy (metal of lesser value combined with a metal of greater value)
alliage {m} [figuratively]  :: marriage, fusion, alloy, alloying (close union, mixture)
alliaire {f}  :: garlic mustard (or any similar plant of the genus Alliaria)
alliance {f}  :: alliance, union
alliance {f}  :: (wedding) ring
alliée {f}  :: ally (female gender)
allier {v}  :: to ally
allier {v}  :: to alloy
Allier {prop} {m}  :: Allier
alligator {m}  :: alligator (animal)
allitération {f}  :: alliteration
allèle {m} [genetics]  :: allele
allélomorphe {adj}  :: allelomorphic
alléluia {interj}  :: hallelujah
allémontite {m} [mineral]  :: allemontite
allène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: allene
allocataire {mf}  :: beneficiary
allocation {f}  :: allocation
allocation {f}  :: granting, assignment
allocation {f}  :: benefit, allowance
allocentrisme {m}  :: allocentrism
allocentriste {adj}  :: allocentrist
allochorie {f} [biology]  :: allochory
allochtone {adj}  :: allochthonous
allochtone {mf}  :: a non-native person, not an autochtone
allocs {fp}  :: child benefit
allocutaire {mf}  :: addressee (person to whom something is adressed)
allocuteur {m}  :: addresser (person addressing)
allocution {f}  :: (short) speech
allocutrice {f}  :: feminine noun of allocuteur
allocyclique {adj}  :: allocyclic
allodial {adj}  :: allodial
allodialement {adv}  :: allodially
allogamie {f}  :: allogamy
allogène {mf}  :: a person who has settled in a new nation or territory who still noticeably exhibits traits or characteristics of their previous nationality
allogène {mf}  :: an obvious immigrant
alloimmunisation {f}  :: alloimmunization
allongeable {adj}  :: extendible
allongement {m}  :: lengthening, extension
allonger {vt}  :: to lay down
allonger {vt}  :: to lengthen, to make longer, to extend
allonger {vt}  :: to extend out, to stretch
allonger {vi} [of days]  :: to lengthen
allonger {vr}  :: to grow, to get longer
allonger {vr}  :: to stretch out
allonger {vr}  :: To lie, to lie down
allons-y {phrase}  :: let's go
allons-y {phrase}  :: let's go there
allons-y {phrase} [colloquial]  :: come with me, follow me
allopathe {m}  :: allopath
allopathie {f}  :: allopathy
allœopathie {f}  :: obsolete form of allopathie
allopathique {adj}  :: allopathic
allopathiquement {adv}  :: allopathically
allopurinol {m}  :: allopurinol
allors {adv}  :: obsolete spelling of alors
allosexuel {adj} [chiefly Canada]  :: LGBT, trans or non-heterosexual: "allosexual"
allostérie {f}  :: allostery
allostérique {adj} [biochemistry]  :: allosteric
allotir {v}  :: To allot
allotissement {m}  :: allotting, allotment
allotriomorphique {adj}  :: allotriomorphic
allotrope {m} [chemistry]  :: allotrope
allotrope {adj} [chemistry]  :: allotropic
allotropie {f}  :: allotropy
allotropique {adj}  :: allotropic
allotétraploïde {adj}  :: allotetraploid
allotétraploïde {m}  :: allotetraploid
allouable {adj}  :: allottable, allocatable
allouer {vt}  :: to allot, allocate
alloxane {f} [organic chemistry]  :: alloxan
alléser {v} [obsolete]  :: alternative form of aléser
allumé {adj} [of a light source]  :: lit, on, lit up
allumé {adj} [of a heat source]  :: lit, on, on fire
allumé {adj} [of a person]  :: drunk
allumé {adj} [of a person]  :: congested
allumage {m}  :: lighting
allumage {m}  :: switching on, turning on
allume-cigare {m}  :: cigar lighter
allumer {v}  :: to turn on (e.g. a light)
allumer {v}  :: to light, to set alight
allumer {v}  :: to arouse, to turn on
allumette {f}  :: match (small flammable object)
allumettier {m}  :: matchmaker (person who makes matchsticks)
allumettière {f}  :: feminine singular of allumettier
allumeur {m} [sexuality]  :: a tease (person who excites sexually)
allumeuse {f}  :: a tease
allumeuse {f}  :: feminine noun of allumeur
allumoir {m}  :: An early form of cigarette lighter
alluré {adj}  :: alluring, elegant
allure {f}  :: appearance, look
allure {f}  :: speed, pace
allure {f}  :: angle of a boat from the wind
allure {f}  :: gait (of a horse)
allure {f}  :: chemin de ronde (raised protected walkway behind a castle battlement)
allusif {adj}  :: allusive
allusion {f}  :: allusion, innuendo
allusivement {adv}  :: allusively
alluvial {adj}  :: alluvial
alluvion {f} [geology, especially in plural]  :: alluvial deposits
alluvionnaire {adj}  :: alluvial
alluvionnement {m}  :: deposition of alluvium; alluviation
alluvionnement {m}  :: alluvial deposit
alluvionner {v}  :: to deposit alluvium
allyle {m} [organic chemistry]  :: allyl
allyler {v} [organic chemistry]  :: To allylate
allylique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: allylic
allylène {m} [organic compound]  :: allylene
almageste {m}  :: almagest
almanach {m}  :: almanac
almandin {m}  :: almandine
alémanique {adj}  :: Alemannic
almasilium {m}  :: an alloy used to make milk cans
almée {f}  :: almah
almicantarat {m}  :: almucantar
almohade {adj}  :: Almohad
almoravide {adj}  :: Almoravid (attributive)
Almoravide {mf}  :: Almoravid
ALÉNA {prop} {f}  :: NAFTA
alêne {f}  :: awl
alogie {f}  :: alogia
alogique {adj}  :: alogical
alogiquement {adv}  :: alogically (without logic)
aloi {m}  :: quality, taste
aloïne {f}  :: aloin
alopécie {f} [pathology]  :: alopecia
alors {adv}  :: then (at that time)
alors {adv}  :: so; hence
alors que {adv}  :: as, while, when; whereas
aloès {m}  :: aloe
alose {f}  :: shad (fishes of the herring family)
aloétine {f}  :: aloe vera (extract)
alouate {m}  :: howler monkey
alouette {f}  :: lark (bird)
alourdir {vt}  :: To weigh down
alourdir {vr}  :: to pile up (of e.g. problems, to get worse)
alourdissement {m}  :: weighing-down (act of weighing down)
aléoute {adj}  :: Aleut
aléoute {m}  :: Aleut (language)
aloyau {m}  :: sirloin
alp {abbr} [Internet slang, texting]  :: à la prochaine
ALP {abbr}  :: TTYL/TTYA/cul8r; abbreviation of à la prochaine
alpaga {m}  :: alpaca (sheeplike animal of the Andes)
alpage {m}  :: alpine (high mountain) pasturage
alpague {mf} [slang, rare]  :: overcoat, typically of alpaca
alpague {mf} [slang, by extension]  :: any type of garment
alpaguer {v} [slang]  :: to collar (catch, seize, arrest)
alpe {m}  :: alpine pasture
alpenstock {m}  :: alpenstock
Alpes {prop} {fp}  :: Alps (a mountain range in Western Europe)
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence {prop} {fp}  :: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Alpes-Maritimes {prop} {fp}  :: Alpes-Maritimes
alpestre {adj}  :: alpine
alpha {m}  :: alpha (Greek letter)
alphabet {m}  :: alphabet (set of letters considered as a group)
alphabet latin {m}  :: A Latin alphabet, any alphabet based on the Roman one (devised for Latin)
alphabet phonétique international {m}  :: International Phonetic Alphabet; IPA
alphabète {adj}  :: literate
alphabétique {adj}  :: alphabetical (in the order of the letters of the alphabet)
alphabétiquement {adv}  :: alphabetically
alphabétisation {f}  :: elimination of illiteracy, the process of learning to write and to read (and to compute)
alphabétiser {vt}  :: To teach to read and write
alphabétiser {vt}  :: To eliminate illiteracy in (a country)
alphabétisme {m}  :: literacy, the characteristic of knowing how to read, write, and speak
alphabétisme {m}  :: alphabetism
alphanumérique {adj}  :: alphanumeric
Alphée {prop}  :: Alpheus
Alphonse {prop}  :: given name
alphonsine {adj}  :: Alfonsine
Alphonsine {prop}  :: given name, feminine diminutive form of Alphonse, the French equivalent of Alfonso
Alpicois {m}  :: A person from Le Pecq
Alpicoise {f}  :: feminine noun of Alpicois
alpicole {adj}  :: alpine (living in alpine regions)
alpiculteur {m}  :: alpine farmer
alpicultrice {f}  :: feminine singular of alpiculteur
alpiculture {f}  :: alpine farming
alpin {adj}  :: Alpine (pertaining to the Alps)
alépin {adj}  :: of Aleppo
alpinisme {m}  :: mountaineering; hiking
alpiniste {mf}  :: mountaineer
alpiste {m}  :: canary grass
alérion {m} [heraldry]  :: alerion
alérion {m}  :: ultralight (aircraft)
alésé {adj} [heraldry]  :: detached; not reaching the edges; often said of a cross
Alès {prop}  :: A town in the Gard department of Languedoc-Roussillon
alsace {m}  :: Any of several wines produced in Alsace
Alsace {prop} {f}  :: Alsace (region of France)
alsacien {adj}  :: Alsatian, from Alsace
alsacien {m}  :: Alsatian; dialect of German spoken in what is today France
Alsacien {m}  :: person from Alsace
Alsacienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Alsacien
alésage {m}  :: reaming, boring
alsatique {adj}  :: Relating to the history etc of Alsace
alèse {f}  :: alternative form of alaise
aléser {v}  :: to ream (a hole)
aléseur {m}  :: reamer, borer (person)
aléseuse {f}  :: boring machine (machine for boring)
alésien {adj}  :: Of of from Alès
alésoir {m}  :: reamer
altaïque {adj}  :: Altaic
alter- {prefix}  :: alter-
altercation {f}  :: Altercation
altermondialisation {f}  :: antiglobalization
altermondialisme {m}  :: antiglobalization
altermondialiste {adj}  :: antiglobalist
altermondialiste {mf}  :: antiglobalist
alternance {f}  :: alternation
alternance de code {f} [linguistics]  :: code-switching
alternant {adj}  :: alternating
alternat {m}  :: alternation
alternat {m}  :: The imposition of circulation alternée
alternateur {adj}  :: alternating
alternateur {m}  :: alternator (an electric generator which produces alternating current)
alternatif {adj}  :: alternating
alternatif {adj}  :: alternative (different)
alternative {f}  :: alternative
alternativement {adv}  :: alternatively
alternativement {adv}  :: in turn
alterner {v}  :: to alternate
altesse {f}  :: highness, Highness (title of respect)
althæa {m}  :: alternative form of althée
althaea {m}  :: alternative form of althæa
althée {m}  :: marshmallow (plant Althaea officinalis)
aléthique {adj}  :: alethic (logic: pertaining to the modalities of truth)
altier {adj}  :: haughty
altimètre {m}  :: altimeter
altimétrie {f}  :: altimetry
altiport {m}  :: mountain airfield
altièrement {adv}  :: haughtily
altise {f}  :: flea beetle (of tribe Alticini)
altiste {mf} [music]  :: A person who plays the alto saxophone
altisurface {f}  :: An airstrip at high altitude (especially in the Alps)
altitonnant {adj}  :: That thunders from above (as an epithet for a god)
altitude {f}  :: altitude
alto {m} [music]  :: alto
alto {m} [musical instruments]  :: viola
altéré {adj}  :: altered, changed
altérabilité {f}  :: alterability
altérable {adj}  :: alterable
altératif {adj}  :: alterative
altération {f}  :: alteration
altérer {v}  :: to alter; change; fiddle with
altérer {v}  :: to cause thirst
altérité {f}  :: alterity
altruisme {m}  :: altruism
altruiste {adj}  :: altruistic (regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish)
altruiste {mf}  :: altruist
alu {m} [colloquial]  :: Short for aluminium
alucite {f}  :: fungus moth (of family Tineidae)
aluette {f}  :: A French regional card game
alula {f}  :: alula (feather)
aluminage {m}  :: aluminizing
aluminate {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: aluminate
alumine {f} [inorganic chemisty]  :: alumina
aluminer {v}  :: To aluminize
aluminerie {f}  :: A factory in which bauxite (or similar ore) is converted into aluminium metal
alumineux {adj}  :: aluminous
aluminiage {m}  :: aluminization, aluminizing
aluminique {adj}  :: aluminic
aluminium {m}  :: aluminum (element)
aluminosilicate {m}  :: aluminosilicate
aluminothermie {f}  :: aluminothermy
alun {m}  :: alum
alunage {m}  :: aluming
alunation {f}  :: aluming
aluner {v}  :: to alum
alunifère {adj}  :: aluminiferous
alunir {v}  :: to land on the Moon
alunissage {m}  :: lunar landing; act of landing on the Moon
alunite {f} [mineral]  :: alunite
alvin {adj}  :: alvine
alévisme {m} [Islam]  :: Alevism
alvéolé {adj}  :: honeycombed
alvéolage {m}  :: honeycombing
alvéolaire {adj}  :: alveolar
alvéole {m} [anatomy]  :: alveolus
alvéole {m}  :: cell (in honeycomb), alveolus (of beehive)
alvéole {m}  :: cavity (in rock)
alvéolectomie {f} [surgery]  :: alveolectomy
alvéole pulmonaire {m}  :: pulmonary alveolus
alvéolite {f} [pathology]  :: alveolitis
alvéolopalatal {adj}  :: alveopalatal
alysse {f}  :: alyssum
alysson {m}  :: synonym of alysse
alyte {f}  :: midwife toad
alézé {adj}  :: alternative form of alésé
AM {abbr}  :: ante meridiem
A.M. {abbr}  :: ante meridiem
AMA {prop}  :: WADA; abbreviation of Agence Mondial Antidopage
amabile {adv} [music]  :: in a tender, loving style
amabilité {f}  :: kindness
amabilité {f}  :: friendliness
amabilité {f}  :: gentleness
amadou {m}  :: lure; bait
amadou {m}  :: tinder; kindling; touchwood; spunk
Amadou {prop} {m}  :: given name, widely used in Islamic West Africa
amadouer {v}  :: to coax; to sweet-talk (persuade gradually)
amadouer {v}  :: to cajole
amadouer {v}  :: to humour (person)
amadouvier {m}  :: touchwood, tinder
amagnétique {adj}  :: nonmagnetic, amagnetic
amaigrir {vt} [said of an illness, hard work, abuse etc.]  :: to emaciate make thinner (in an unhealthy way)
amaigrir {vr} [said of a person]  :: to get thinner (in an unhealthy way), to become emaciated
amaigrissement {m}  :: emaciation
amal {m}  :: Amal (language)
amalfitain {adj}  :: Of or from Amalfi
amalgamation {f}  :: amalgamation
amalgame {m}  :: amalgam
amalgame {m}  :: amalgamation
amalgamer {v}  :: to amalgamate
amandé {m}  :: almond milk
Amand {prop}  :: given name
Amanda {prop}  :: given name
amandaie {f}  :: almond grove / plantation
amande {f}  :: almond (the nut)
amandier {m}  :: almond tree
amandin {adj} [rare]  :: almond-like, amygdalic
amandine {f}  :: amandine
Amandine {prop}  :: given name, popular from the 1980s to the 2000s
amanite {f}  :: amanita
amant {m}  :: lover
amante {f}  :: (Female) lover
Amanzé {prop}  :: A small village in the Saône-et-Loire department of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
amaphrose {f}  :: obsolete spelling of amaurose
amarantacée {f}  :: amaranth (of family Amaranthaceae)
amarante {adj}  :: amaranth (color)
amarante {f}  :: amaranth (herb)
amarante {f}  :: purpleheart (tree)
amarante {f}  :: amaranth (colour)
amaranthe {f}  :: archaic spelling of amarante
amaretto {m}  :: The sweet-bitter liquer amaretto
amaretto {m}  :: A glass of it
amareyeur {m}  :: synonym of ostréiculteur
amareyeuse {f}  :: feminine singular of amareyeur
amaril {adj} [pathology]  :: yellow fever (attributive)
amarinage {m}  :: The act of becoming a sailor
amariner {v}  :: to become a sailor
amariner {v}  :: to get one's sea legs
amarnien {adj}  :: Of or from Amarna
amarrage {m} [nautical]  :: mooring
amarrage {m}  :: docking (of spacecraft)
amarre {f}  :: rope, mooring
amarrer {v} [nautical]  :: to moor
amarsir {vi} [of a spacecraft]  :: To land on the surface of the planet Mars
amarsissage {m}  :: (of a spacecraft) Mars landing
amaryllidacée {f}  :: amaryllid (of the family Amaryllidaceae)
amaryllis {m}  :: amaryllis
amas {m}  :: pile, heap
amas {m} [astronomy]  :: cluster
amas d'étoiles {m} [astronomy]  :: star cluster
amas globulaire {m}  :: globular cluster
amas ouvert {m}  :: open cluster (star cluster)
amasser {v}  :: to amass; to gather up
amassette {f} [art]  :: palette knife (used in mixing paint)
amas stellaire {m}  :: star cluster
amateur {m}  :: amateur
amateur {m}  :: a lover of something
amateur {adj}  :: amateur
amateurisme {m}  :: amateurism
amateurisme {m} [pejorative]  :: amateurishness
amatir {v}  :: To give gold or silver a matte finish
amaurose {f} [pathology]  :: amaurosis
amaurotique {adj} [pathology]  :: amaurotic
Amaury {prop} {m}  :: given name, cognate to English Amory
amazigh {adj}  :: Amazigh, Berber
amazigh {m}  :: Amazigh, Berber (language)
amazighité {f}  :: Amazighity
amazighophone {adj}  :: Berberophone
amazighophone {mf}  :: Berberophone
amazone {f}  :: Amazon (race of females)
amazone {f}  :: amazon (bird)
amazone {f} [equestrian]  :: sidesaddle (riding technique)
Amazone {prop} {f}  :: Amazon (river)
amazonien {adj}  :: Amazon
amazonite {f}  :: amazonite
ambage {m} [especially in plural]  :: ambage
ambassade {f}  :: an embassy, diplomatic represention in a foreign state, notably headed by an ambassador
ambassadeur {m}  :: ambassador
ambassadrice {f}  :: (formal) wife of an ambassador (" Madame l'Ambassadrice "). A female ambassador is "Madame l'Ambassadeur"
ambassadrice {f}  :: (unformal) ambassadress, female ambassador
amœbe {f}  :: obsolete form of amibe
ambi- {prefix}  :: ambi-
ambiance {f}  :: ambiance, atmosphere
ambiancer {v} [Africa]  :: to make an ambience, to cause ambience
ambianceur {m}  :: host, entertainer, MC
ambianceur {m}  :: party animal, partier
ambianceur {m}  :: One who creates an ambiance or atmosphere
ambiant {adj}  :: ambient
ambidextre {adj}  :: ambidextrous (having equal ability with both hands)
ambidextre {mf}  :: ambidextrous person
ambidextrie {f}  :: ambidexterity
ambieanceuse {f}  :: feminine noun of ambianceur
amœbien {adj}  :: obsolete form of amibien
amœbiforme {mf}  :: obsolete form of amibiforme
ambigüiser {v}  :: alternative spelling of ambiguïser
ambigüité {f}  :: alternative form of ambiguïté
ambigène {adj}  :: ambigenous
ambigrammatique {adj}  :: ambigrammatic
ambigramme {m}  :: ambigram (a design that may be read in two different ways)
ambigu {adj}  :: ambiguous (open to multiple interpretations)
ambigu {m}  :: ambiguation
ambigument {adv}  :: ambiguously
ambiguïser {v}  :: to ambiguate
ambiguïté {f}  :: ambiguity (something liable to more than one interpretation)
ambiophonie {f}  :: ambiophonics
ambiophonie {f}  :: surround sound
ambisexué {adj}  :: ambisexual
ambitieusement {adv}  :: ambitiously
ambitieux {adj}  :: ambitious
ambition {f}  :: ambition (feeling)
ambitionner {v}  :: to aim for; go for; set as one's goal
ambivalence {f}  :: ambivalence
ambivalence {f}  :: ambiguity
ambivalent {adj}  :: ambivalent, ambiguous, equivocal
ambler {v}  :: to amble
ambleur {adj}  :: ambling (of a quadruped, walking with front and back legs in phase)
amblyope {adj}  :: amblyopic
amblyope {mf}  :: amblyope
amblyopie {f}  :: amblyopia (dimness or blurring of the eyesight)
amblyoscope {m}  :: amblyoscope
amblystome {m}  :: synonym of ambystome
amœbocyte {m}  :: obsolete form of amibocyte
amœboïde {adj}  :: obsolete form of amiboïde
amœboïde {m}  :: obsolete form of amiboïde
ambon {m} [architecture]  :: ambon
ambré {adj}  :: perfumed, notably musky with (or like) ambergris
ambré {adj}  :: colored amber, of a brownish to yellow/orange colour
ambre {m}  :: amber (fossil resin)
Ambre {prop}  :: given name of modern usage, equivalent to English Amber
ambre gris {m}  :: ambergris (fatty substance)
ambre jaune {m}  :: amber (fossil resin)
ambrer {v}  :: to perfume with ambergris
ambrette {f}  :: abelmosk, Abelmoschus moschatus
ambréine {m} [organic compound]  :: ambrein
ambroisie {f}  :: (Greek & Roman Mythology) ambrosia
ambroisie {f}  :: ambrosia, a food with a delicious flavour
ambrosien {adj}  :: Ambrosian
ambulacre {m}  :: avenue (with regular placing of trees)
ambulacre {m} [zoology]  :: ambulacrum
ambulance {f}  :: ambulance
ambulancier {m}  :: ambulance man, paramedic
ambulancière {f}  :: paramedic (female)
ambulant {adj}  :: walking, strolling
ambulatoire {adj}  :: ambulatory
ambuler {v}  :: To walk, stroll
ambystome {m}  :: mole salamander (of family Ambystomatidae)
AMC {initialism}  :: auto-mitrailleuse de combat: combat machine-gun carrier or armored car
AMD {initialism}  :: auto-mitrailleuse de découverte: reconnaissance machine-gun carrier or armored car
Ameline {prop} {f}  :: given name
amen {adv}  :: amen
amen {m}  :: amen
amenage {m}  :: bringing, fetching
amenage {m}  :: lift, ride (in a vehicle)
amendable {adj}  :: amendable
amende {f}  :: fine (payment)
amendement {m}  :: amendment
amender {vt}  :: to amend
amender {vt}  :: to improve [e.g. land, conduct]
amender {vt} [figuratively]  :: to mend (one's ways), reform
amener {v}  :: to bring (a person), take, fetch, give a lift, give a ride
amener {v}  :: to reel in (a fish)
amener {v}  :: to lead
amentifère {adj} [botany]  :: amentiferous
amenuir {v}  :: To dwindle, diminish
amenuisement {m}  :: diminution
amenuiser {vt}  :: To make thinner
amenuiser {vt}  :: to thin out
amenuiser {vr}  :: to get slimmer; to slim
amenuiser {vr} [of e.g. supplies]  :: to dwindle; to run low
amer {adj}  :: bitter
amer {adj}  :: sour
amerissage {m}  :: alternative spelling of amerrissage (splashdown [landing in the sea])
amerloque {m} [colloquial, sometimes, pejorative]  :: Yank, Yankee
amerrir {v}  :: to splash down (land in water)
amerrir {v}  :: to crash-land (in water)
amerrissage {m} [aeronautics]  :: splashdown (landing into water)
amerrissage {m} [aviation]  :: ditching (crash-landing into water)
amertume {f}  :: bitterness
ameublement {m}  :: furniture
ameublir {v}  :: To soften
ameublissement {m}  :: softening
ameuter {v}  :: to incite, to stir up
ameuter {v}  :: to alert
amha {adv}  :: alternative spelling of àmha
amharique {adj}  :: Amharic (relating to the Amharic language)
amharique {m}  :: Amharic (Ethiopian language)
ami {m}  :: friend (one who is affectionately attached to another)
ami {m}  :: male friend
amiable {adj}  :: amiable
amiablement {adv}  :: kindly, graciously
amiablement {adv}  :: amicably
amianté {adj}  :: asbestos-ridden; full of asbestos
amiantacé {adj}  :: Relating to, containing or resembling asbestos
amiante {m}  :: asbestos
amibe {f}  :: amoeba (a genus of unicellular protozoa)
amibiase {f} [pathology]  :: amoebiasis, amebiasis
amibien {adj}  :: amoeban
amiboïde {adj}  :: ameboid
amiboïde {m}  :: ameboid
amical {adj}  :: friendly, amicable
amicalement {adv}  :: friendly (in a friendly manner)
amict {m}  :: amice
amidé {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: amido (attributive)
amide {m} [organic chemistry]  :: amide
amidon {m}  :: starch
amidonnage {m}  :: starching
amidonner {v}  :: to starch (apply starch)
amidonnerie {f}  :: starch factory
amidonnier {m}  :: emmer (Triticum turgidum)
amidopyrine {f}  :: amidopyrine
amidure {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: amide (NH2- anion)
amie {f}  :: A (female) friend
Amiens {prop}  :: Amiens (city)
amiette {f} [archaic]  :: female lover
aminé {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: amino
amincir {vt}  :: to thin (down)
amincir {vr}  :: to get thinner
amincissant {adj}  :: slimming; slimline
amincissement {m}  :: thinning
amino- {prefix}  :: amino-
aminoacide {m} [organic chemistry]  :: amino acid
aminoadipique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aminoadipic
aminoalcool {m} [organic chemistry]  :: amino alcohol
aminobenzène {m} [organic compound]  :: aminobenzene
aminobenzène {m} [organic compound, singular only]  :: aniline
aminobutyrique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aminobutyric
aminogramme {m}  :: aminogram
amiénois {adj}  :: pertaining to Amiens, France
Amiénois {m}  :: inhabitant of Amiens, France
Amiénoise {f}  :: feminine noun of Amiénois
aminolévulinique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: aminolevulinic / aminolaevulinic
aminométhane {m} [organic compound]  :: aminomethane, methylamine
aminoplaste {m}  :: aminoplastic
amiral {adj}  :: of or belonging to an admiral
amiral {m}  :: admiral (military officer)
amirale {f}  :: feminine noun of amiral
amiraulté {f}  :: admiralty
amiraulté {f}  :: admiralship
amirauté {f} [nautical]  :: admiralty, admiralship
amitié {f}  :: friendship, amity
amitose {m} [biology]  :: amitosis
AML {initialism}  :: auto-mitrailleuse lourde: heavy machine-gun carrier or armored car
amélanchier {m}  :: serviceberry (plant)
Amélie {prop} {f}  :: given name, cognate to Amelia
améliorable {adj}  :: improvable (able to be improved)
améliorant {adj}  :: ameliorating
améliorateur {m}  :: ameliorator
amélioration {f}  :: improvement
amélioratrice {f}  :: feminine singular of améliorateur
améliorer {v}  :: to improve, ameliorate
ammeistre {m}  :: alderman (sometimes mayor) in Alsace
-amment {suffix}  :: Variant of -ment appended to adjectives ending with -ant
Ammerschwihr {prop}  :: A commune in Alsace, eastern France, near the large town of Colmar
ammestre {m}  :: alternative form of ammeistre
ammodyte {f}  :: ammodyte (all senses)
ammoniac {m} [inorganic compound]  :: ammonia
ammoniac {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: ammonic, ammonical
ammoniacé {adj}  :: alternative form of ammoniaqué
ammoniacal {adj}  :: ammoniacal
ammoniaqué {adj}  :: ammoniacal
ammoniaqué {adj}  :: ammoniated
ammoniaquer {v}  :: To ammoniate
ammoniogenèse {f}  :: ammoniagenesis
ammonisation {f}  :: ammonization
ammonite {f}  :: ammonite
ammonitique {adj}  :: ammonitic
ammonium {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: ammonium
ammoniure {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: ammoniate
ammophile {f}  :: sand wasp (of genus Ammophila)
ammophile {f}  :: marram (of genus Ammophila)
ammorti {m}  :: stop (tennis: short shot)
aménageable {adj}  :: developable, convertible (to a specific use)
aménagement {m}  :: fitting out (of a place)
aménagement {m}  :: laying out (of ground)
aménagement {m}  :: development (of a district)
aménagement {m}  :: planning
aménagement {m}  :: adjusting
aménager {v}  :: to lay out, fit out
aménager {v}  :: to develop, convert (to an intended use)
aménageur {m}  :: developer (etc)
aménageuse {f}  :: feminine noun of aménageur
amène {adj}  :: Amene; pleasant
amœne {adj}  :: obsolete form of amène
amniocentèse {f} [medicine]  :: amniocentesis
amnioscopie {f}  :: amnioscopy
amniotique {adj}  :: amniotic
amnistie {f}  :: amnesty
amnistier {vt}  :: to amnesty
aménité {f}  :: niceness; agreeableness
aménorrhée {f}  :: amenorrhea
amnésie {f}  :: amnesia
amnésique {adj}  :: amnesic
amocher {vt} [colloquial]  :: to mess up
amodiataire {m}  :: lessee (especially of land or a farm)
amodiateur {m}  :: lessee (especially of land or a farm)
amodiation {f}  :: leasing / renting (of land or a farm)
amodier {v}  :: To rent or lease land or a farm
amoindrir {vt}  :: to lessen, degrade, decrease, shrink
amoindrir {vt}  :: to weaken
amoindrir {vr}  :: to shrink, wean, reduce
amoindrissement {m}  :: weakening
amollir {v}  :: to soften
amollissant {m}  :: softener
amollissant {adj}  :: softening; that softens
amollissement {f}  :: softening
amome {m}  :: amomum
amonceler {vr}  :: to build up; to accumulate
amonceler {vt} [uncommon]  :: to pile up
amoncellement {m}  :: heap, pile
amoncèlement {m}  :: alternative spelling of amoncellement
amont {m}  :: The upstream part of a river
amont {m}  :: The uphill part of a mountain
amontillado {m}  :: amontillado
amorçage {m}  :: priming
amorçage {m} [computing]  :: booting
amoral {adj}  :: amoral
amoralement {adv} [rare]  :: amorally
amoralisme {m}  :: amoralism
amoraliste {m}  :: amoralist
amorcé {adj}  :: primed
amorce {f}  :: bait (used to catch fish)
amorce {f}  :: primer (substance used to start a fire)
amorce {f} [figuratively]  :: bait
amorce {f} [biology]  :: primer (strand)
amorcer {v}  :: to prime, set in motion
amorcer {v}  :: to begin, to get to work on (to commence a project)
amorcer {v}  :: to break ground (start construction work)
amorcer {v} [computing]  :: to boot
amorcer {v} [fishing]  :: to bait (lace with bait)
amorcer {v} [fishing]  :: to bait, chum (try to attract fish with bait)
amorcer {v}  :: to bait in, to string in, reel in
amorcer {v}  :: to bait (e.g. an enemy, to react)
amorceur {m}  :: initiator
amordancer {v}  :: To mordant
amoroso {adv} [music]  :: in a tender, loving style
amorphe {adj}  :: amorphous (physics: in the non-chrystalline state of solid)
amorphe {adj}  :: sluggish, inert (lacking vivacity)
amorti {m} [tennis]  :: drop shot
amorti {m} [baseball]  :: bunt
amorti {m} [soccer]  :: first touch, control
amortir {v}  :: to cushion, absorb, soften (shock, blow etc.)
amortir {v}  :: to deaden, muffle (noise)
amortir {v} [finance]  :: to pay off, amortize; to redeem (a title)
amortir {v} [architecture]  :: to put an amortizement on
amortissable {adj}  :: depreciable
amortissement {m}  :: amortizement
amortissement {m}  :: cushioning, softening, or deafening of a sound or impact
amortisseur {m}  :: damper
amortisseur {m}  :: shock absorber
amour {m}  :: love
Amour {prop} {m}  :: Amur (the river between the Far East Russia and China)
amouracher {vr}  :: to fall hopelessly in love; to be infatuated (de (with))
amour de soi {m}  :: self-love
amourette {f}  :: a crush (feeling of romantic attraction)
amoureuse {f}  :: feminine noun of amoureux
amoureusement {adv}  :: amorously
amoureux {adj}  :: in love
amoureux {m}  :: lover
amour libre {m}  :: free love
amour platonique {m}  :: platonic love
amour-propre {m}  :: self-esteem; quality of self-love; positive regard for oneself
amours {fp}  :: love affairs
amovibilité {f}  :: removability
amovible {adj} [legal]  :: removable
amovible {adj}  :: removable, detachable
amoxicilline {f} [medicine]  :: amoxicillin
amphi {m} [colloquial]  :: lecture theatre
amphiarthrose {f}  :: amphiarthrosis
amphibie {adj}  :: amphibious (all meanings)
amphibie {m} [dated]  :: amphibian
amphibien {m}  :: amphibian
amphibole {f} [mineral]  :: amphibole
amphibologie {f}  :: amphibology
amphibologique {adj}  :: amphibological
amphibologiquement {adv}  :: amphibologically
amphictyon {m}  :: amphictyon
amphictyonie {f}  :: amphictyony
amphictyonique {adj}  :: amphictyonic
amphigouri {m}  :: rigmarole
amphigouri {m}  :: gibberish
amphigourique {adj}  :: enigmatic, obscure, puzzling
amphigouriquement {adv}  :: enigmatically, obscurely, puzzlingly
amphihexaèdre {m} [maths]  :: amphihexahedron
amphimixie {f}  :: amphimixis
amphipathique {adj} [chemistry]  :: amphipathic
Amphipolis {prop}  :: Amphipolis (ancient Greek city)
amphisbène {m}  :: amphisbaena
amphisbène {m}  :: worm lizard (of clade Amphisbaenia)
amphithéâtre {m}  :: amphitheatre
amphithéâtre {m}  :: lecture theatre
amphitryon {m}  :: host (at a dinner party)
ampholyte {m}  :: ampholyte
amphore {f}  :: amphora
amphotère {adj} [chemistry]  :: amphoteric
amphotéricine {m}  :: amphotericin
amphotérique {adj} [chemistry]  :: amphoteric
amphétamine {f}  :: amphetamine
ample {adj}  :: plentiful, abundant, copious, profuse, ample
amplement {adv}  :: amply
ampleur {f}  :: scale, size, extent, scope (of problem, project, deficit etc.)
ampleur {f}  :: volume (of sound)
ampleur {f} [of clothing etc.]  :: fullness
ampleur {f}  :: opulence, liberalness (of style etc.)
ampli {m}  :: amp (amplifier)
ampliatif {adj}  :: ampliative
ampliation {f}  :: ampliation
ampélidacée {f}  :: vine (of the family Vitaceae, syn. Ampelidaceae)
amplificateur {m}  :: amplifier
amplificatif {adj}  :: amplificatory, amplificative
amplification {f}  :: amplification
amplifier {v}  :: to amplify
ampliforme {adj}  :: padded, enhanced, amplifying (of a bra)
amplitude {f} [mathematics, physics]  :: amplitude
ampélographie {f}  :: ampelography
ampoulé {adj}  :: exaggerated; over the top
ampoule {f}  :: light bulb
ampoule {f}  :: ampoule
ampoulément {adv} [figuratively]  :: exaggeratedly
ampère {m}  :: ampere
Ampère {prop}  :: surname, known for:
ampèremètre {m}  :: ammeter
amputé {m}  :: amputee - person missing one or several limbs due to an amputation
amputé {adj}  :: amputated
amputation {f}  :: amputation
amputer {v}  :: to amputate
AMR {initialism}  :: auto-mitrailleuse de reconnaissance: reconnaissance machine-gun carrier or armored car
amèrement {adv}  :: bitterly
amériçate {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: americate
américain {adj}  :: pertaining to America or the American people
américain {m}  :: sandwich, generally with ham or pork, and French fries
Américain {m}  :: American; someone born in, or a citizen or inhabitant of, the United States of America
américaine {f} [cycling]  :: madison (cycling discipline)
Américaine {f}  :: feminine noun of Américain
américanisation {f}  :: Americanization
américaniser {v}  :: to Americanize (to make American)
américanisme {m}  :: Americanism
américaniste {adj}  :: Americanist (relating to the anthropology of Native Americans)
américanité {f}  :: Americanness
américium {m}  :: americium
américyle {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: americyl
amérindien {adj}  :: Amerindian
amérindien {m}  :: Amerindian
Amérindien {m}  :: Amerindian
Amérindienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Amérindien
Amérique {prop} {f}  :: America (as in the Americas), may sometimes be used informally to refer to the United States of America
Amérique centrale {prop} {f}  :: Central America
Amérique du Nord {prop} {f}  :: North America
Amérique du Sud {prop} {f}  :: South America
Amérique latine {prop} {f}  :: Latin America
amérissage {m}  :: alternative form of amerissage
amstellodamien {adj}  :: Of or from Amsterdam
amstellodamois {adj}  :: From Amsterdam
Amsterdam {prop}  :: Amsterdam (capital city)
ams tram gram {phrase}  :: eeny, meeny, miny, moe
AMT {prop} {f} [transport]  :: MTA - AMT - Agence métropolitaine de transport - the former public transit agency for the CMM, now replaced by the RTM - the Réseau de transport métropolitain
amétabole {adj} [biology]  :: ametabolous
améthyste {f}  :: amethyst
amétrine {f} [mineral]  :: ametrine
amétrope {adj}  :: ametropic
amétropie {f}  :: ametropia
amulette {f}  :: amulet (object intended to bring protection to its owner)
amuïr {v} [linguistics]  :: To mutate (become mute)
amure {f} [nautucal]  :: tack (sailing against the wind)
amurer {v} [nautical]  :: To tack (sail against the wind)
amusant {adj}  :: amusing; funny
amusant {adj}  :: fun
amuse-bouche {m}  :: hors d'oeuvre, appetiser/appetizer
amuse-gueule {m}  :: snack (same as the hypercorrection amuse-bouche)
amusement {m}  :: amusement
amuser {vt}  :: to amuse, to entertain
amuser {vr} [s'amuser]  :: to have fun, to enjoy oneself
amusette {f}  :: puzzle (enigma, question)
amusette {f}  :: amusette (weapon)
amuseur {m}  :: amuser
amuseur {m}  :: (mere) entertainer
amuseuse {f}  :: feminine noun of amuseur
amusie {f}  :: amusia
amuïssement {m} [linguistics]  :: mutation, muting
amygdale {f} [anatomy]  :: tonsil
amygdalectomie {f} [surgery]  :: tonsillectomy
amygdalite {f} [pathology]  :: tonsillitis
amylacé {adj}  :: starched
amylase {f} [enzyme]  :: amylase
amyle {m} [organic chemistry]  :: amyl
amylique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: amylic
amylène {m} [organic compound]  :: amylene
amylobacter {m}  :: amylobacter
amylopectine {f} [carbohydrate]  :: amylopectin
amyotrophie {f} [pathology]  :: amyotrophy
amyotrophique {adj}  :: amyotrophic
an {m}  :: A year
an- {prefix}  :: in-, an-. alternative form of a- before a vowel or h
aîné {adj}  :: oldest, elder (sibling)
aîné {m}  :: eldest (boy)
aîné {m}  :: older brother
ana- {prefix}  :: ana-
anabaptisme {m}  :: Anabaptism
anabaptiste {adj}  :: Anabaptist
anabase {f}  :: anabasis
anabolisant {adj}  :: anabolic
anabolisant {m}  :: anabolic steroid
anabolisme {m} [biochemistry]  :: anabolism
anabolite {f}  :: anabolite
anacamptique {adj}  :: anacamptic
anacarde {m}  :: cashew
anacardier {m}  :: cashew (tree)
anachorète {m}  :: anchorite (religious person)
anachorète {m}  :: anchorite (one who lives in seclusion)
anachorétique {adj}  :: anachoretic
anachorétisme {m}  :: anachoretism
anachronique {adj}  :: anachronic
anachroniquement {adv}  :: anachronistically
anachronisme {m}  :: anachronism (chronological mistake)
anaclastique {adj} [optics]  :: anaclastic
anaclastique {f} [optics]  :: anaclastics
anacoluthe {f} [figure of speech]  :: anacoluthon
anaconda {m}  :: anaconda
anacréontique {adj}  :: anacreontic
anacrouse {f} [music]  :: anacrusis
anacruse {f}  :: alternative form of anacrouse
anadiplose {f} [rhetoric]  :: anadiplosis
anadrome {adj}  :: anadromous (of migratory fish)
anaglyphe {m}  :: anaglyph
anaglyptique {adj}  :: anaglyptic
anagnoste {m}  :: anagnostes
anagogie {f}  :: anagoge
anagogie {f}  :: anagogy
anagogique {adj}  :: anagogic
anagrammatique {adj}  :: anagrammatical
anagrammatiquement {adv}  :: anagrammatically
anagramme {f}  :: anagram (word or phrase created by rearranging letters from another word or phrase)
anal {adj}  :: anal (relating to the anus)
analement {adv}  :: anally
analeptique {adj}  :: analeptic
analgésie {f}  :: analgesia
analgésique {m}  :: analgesic, painkiller
analité {f} [psychology]  :: anality
anallagmatique {adj} [geometry]  :: anallagmatic
anallergique {adj}  :: hypoallergenic
analogie {f}  :: analogy (similar example as explanation)
analogique {adj}  :: analog
analogique {adj}  :: analogous
analogiquement {adv}  :: analogously
analogon {m} [psychology]  :: The other
analogon {m}  :: analogue
analogue {adj}  :: analogous
analphabète {adj}  :: illiterate
analphabétisme {m}  :: illiteracy (inability to read)
analycité {f}  :: synonym of analyticité
analysable {adj}  :: analyzable, analysable
analyse {f}  :: analysis
analyser {vt}  :: to analyse
analyser {vt} [grammar]  :: to parse, to construe
analyseur {m}  :: analyser / analyzer
analyste {mf}  :: analyst (person who analyzes)
analyticité {f}  :: analyticity
analytique {adj}  :: analytic, analytical
analytiquement {adv}  :: analytically
anamniote {m}  :: anamniote
anamnèse {f}  :: anamnesis (medical history of a patient)
anamorphique {adj}  :: anamorphic (all senses)
anamorphosé {adj}  :: anamorphic
anamorphose {f}  :: anamorphosis
ananas {m}  :: pineapple
Anansi {prop} {f}  :: Anansi (trickster spider in West African and Caribbean folklore)
anéantir {v}  :: to wipe out, to destroy, to shatter
anéantissement {m}  :: annihilation, destruction
anapeste {m} [prosody]  :: anapest
anapestique {adj}  :: anapestic
anaphase {f}  :: anaphase
anaphore {f}  :: anaphora (repetition of a phrase used for emphasis)
anaphorique {adj}  :: anaphoric (relating to an anaphora)
anaphoriquement {adv}  :: anaphorically
anaphorèse {f}  :: anaphoresis
anaphrodisiaque {adj}  :: anaphrodisiac
anaphrodisiaque {m}  :: anaphrodisiac
anaphrodisie {f}  :: anaphrodisia
anaphylactique {adj}  :: anaphylactic
anaphylaxie {f} [pathology]  :: anaphylaxis
anaplastie {f}  :: anaplasty
anaptyxe {f} [phonetics]  :: anaptyxis
anar {adj}  :: anarchist
anarchie {f}  :: Anarchy, absence of any form of political authority or government
anarchie {f} [figuratively]  :: A state of utter disorder, advanced disorganization and confusion
anarchique {adj}  :: anarchic
anarchiquement {adv}  :: anarchically
anarchisant {m}  :: anarchist
anarchisant {adj}  :: anarchist (attributive)
anarchisme {m}  :: anarchism
anarchiste {adj}  :: anarchistic
anarchiste {mf}  :: anarchist, adherent of anarchism
anarcho-syndicalisme {m}  :: alternative form of anarchosyndicalisme
anarchosyndicalisme {m}  :: anarchosyndicalism
anarcho-syndicaliste {adj}  :: alternative form of anarchosyndicaliste
anarchosyndicaliste {adj}  :: anarchosyndicalist
anaérobie {adj}  :: anaerobic
anaérobie {m} [biology]  :: anaerobe
anarthrie {f}  :: anarthria
Anaïs {prop}  :: given name, a variant of the Greek Anaitis which is derived from the Old Persian Anahita
anasarque {f} [pathology]  :: anasarca, hydrops
anastase {f}  :: anastasis
Anastasie {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Anastasia
anastigmat {m}  :: anastigmat
anastigmatique {adj}  :: anastigmatic
anastomosé {adj}  :: anastomosed
anastomose {f}  :: anastomosis
anastomoser {v}  :: To anastomose
anastrophe {f}  :: anastrophe
anastylose {f} [architecture]  :: anastylosis (reassembly of ruined monuments)
anatase {f} [mineral]  :: anatase
anathématisation {f}  :: anathematization
anathématiser {v}  :: To anathematize
anathème {f} [religion]  :: anathema (ban or curse)
anatidé {m}  :: anatid
anatife {f}  :: barnacle
anational {adj} [rare]  :: anational
anatocisme {m}  :: anatocism, compound interest
Anatole {prop} {m}  :: given name
anatolien {adj} [linguistics]  :: Anatolian
anatomie {f}  :: anatomy (structure of a living being)
anatomie {f}  :: anatomy (study)
anatomie {f}  :: anatomy; dissection
anatomie {f} [figuratively]  :: dissection; study
anatomique {adj}  :: anatomical
anatomiquement {adv}  :: anatomically
anatomiser {v}  :: To anatomize
anatomiste {mf}  :: anatomist
anatomopathologie {f}  :: pathological anatomy
anatoxine {f}  :: anatoxin
anatron {m}  :: obsolete form of natron
anavenin {m}  :: anavenom, antivenin
-ance {suffix}  :: -ance (suffix used to form nouns)
ancelle {f} [obsolete]  :: female servant
ancestral {adj}  :: ancestral
anche {f} [music]  :: reed
anche {f}  :: A chute by which flour falls from the mill to the bin
anchimère {adj} [chemistry]  :: anchimeric
anchoïade {f}  :: A traditional Provençal dish consisting of anchovy, caper, olive oil and garlic
anchois {m}  :: anchovy (small saltwater fish)
anéchoïque {adj}  :: anechoic
anchuse {f}  :: bugloss
ancien {adj} [before a noun]  :: old, former, ex-:
ancien {adj} [after a noun]  :: ancient
Ancien des jours {prop} {m} [Christianity]  :: Ancient of Days
ancien français {m}  :: Old French (French language from 9th to the early 15th century)
anciennement {adv}  :: formerly
ancienneté {f}  :: oldness (state of being old)
ancienneté {f}  :: seniority (state of being senior)
ancien occitan {m}  :: the Old Occitan language
ancien régime {m}  :: a former government
Ancien Régime {prop} {m} [historical]  :: Ancien Régime
Ancien Testament {prop} {m}  :: Old Testament
ancillaire {adj}  :: ancillary
ancille {f}  :: alternative form of ancelle
Ancône {prop}  :: Ancona (city and province of Italy)
ancônitain {adj}  :: Anconan
Ancônitain {m}  :: Anconan
Ancônitaine {f}  :: feminine noun of Ancônitain
ancolie {f}  :: columbine (of genus Aquilegia)
ancré {adj}  :: anchoring, fixing
ancrage {m} [nautical]  :: anchoring (dropping the anchor)
ancrage {m} [nautical]  :: anchorage (haven)
ancre {f}  :: anchor (of a ship)
ancrer {v} [nautical]  :: to anchor
ancrer {v}  :: to fix, to anchor, to make permanent
ancêtre {mf}  :: forefather; ancestor
ancymidole {m} [organic compound]  :: ancymidol
andain {m}  :: swath
andain de neige {m}  :: (man-made) snow pile
andalou {adj}  :: Andalusian
Andalou {m}  :: Andalusian
Andalouse {f}  :: feminine noun of Andalou
Andalousie {prop} {f}  :: Andalusia (autonomous community of Spain)
andalousite {f} [mineral]  :: andalusite
andante {adv} [music]  :: andante
andante {m} [music]  :: andante
andantino {adv} [music]  :: andantino
Andes {prop} {fp}  :: the Andes
andin {adj}  :: Andean
andin {m}  :: Andean
andorran {adj}  :: Andorran
Andorran {m}  :: Andorran
Andorrane {f}  :: feminine noun of Andorran
Andorre {prop} {f}  :: Andorra
Andorre-la-Vieille {prop} {f}  :: Andorra la Vella
andouille {f}  :: andouille
andouille {f} [slang]  :: imbecile, numpty, fool
andouiller {m} [hunting]  :: tine (a small horn that grows in the antlers of a deer, buck, or roe deer)
andouillette {f}  :: A piece of andouille; a small spiced pork sausage
André {prop} {m}  :: Andrew. [biblical character]
André {prop} {m}  :: given name, cognate to English Andrew
André {prop} {m}  :: surname
Andrée {prop}  :: given name, the feminine form of André; equivalent to English Andrea
andrinople {f}  :: Turkey red (colour)
andrène {mf}  :: sand bee, mining bee (of the family Andrenidae
androcée {m} [botany]  :: androecium
androcéphale {adj}  :: androcephalous
androïde {m}  :: android (robot with human form)
androgenèse {f}  :: androgenesis
androgène {adj}  :: androgenous
androgénie {f}  :: androgeny
androgyne {adj}  :: androgynous
androgyne {mf}  :: androgyne, androgynous person
androgyne {mf}  :: androgyne, androgynous plant
androgynie {f}  :: androgyny
androgynéité {f}  :: androgyny
andrologie {f}  :: andrology
andrologue {mf}  :: andrologist
Andromède {prop}  :: Andromeda (mythical daughter of Cepheus)
Andromède {prop} [astronomy]  :: Andromeda
andropause {f}  :: andropause
androphobe {mf}  :: androphobe
androphobie {f}  :: androphobia
Andros {prop}  :: Andros
androstérone {f} [organic compound]  :: androsterone
andryale {f}  :: Any plant of the genus Andryala, but especially Andryala integrifolia
andésite {f} [mineral]  :: andesite
-ane {suffix} [chemistry]  :: -ane
aînée {f}  :: eldest (female person)
anecdote {f}  :: anecdote
anecdotier {m}  :: anecdotist, storyteller
anecdotique {adj}  :: anecdotal
anecdotiquement {adv}  :: anecdotally
anecdotière {f}  :: feminine singular of anecdotier
anecdotiste {mf}  :: anecdotist
aneigissage {m}  :: landing (touchdown) on snow and/or ice
aînesse {f}  :: primogeniture
anesthésie {f}  :: anesthesia
anesthésier {v}  :: to anesthetize
anesthésiologie {f}  :: anesthesiology
anesthésiologiste {m}  :: anesthesiologist
anesthésique {adj}  :: anesthetic
anesthésique {f}  :: anesthetic
anesthésiste {mf}  :: anesthetist
aneth {m}  :: dill (herb)
aneutronique {adj} [physics]  :: aneutronic
anexact {adj} [philosophy]  :: Essentially, rather than accidentally inexact
anexactement {adv}  :: In an anexact manner
anfractuosité {f}  :: crevice
angarier {v}  :: To vex, torment
ange {m}  :: angel
Ange {prop}  :: given name, also used in compound names like Marie-Ange
ange déchu {m} [religion]  :: fallen angel
ange gardien {m}  :: guardian angel
angelet {m}  :: A little angel
angelin {adj}  :: of or relating to Los Angeles, California
Angelin {m}  :: Someone from Los Angeles, California
Angeline {prop}  :: given name, a variant of Angelina
Angelle {prop}  :: surname
angelot {m}  :: small angel
angelus {m}  :: alternative spelling of angélus
angevin {adj}  :: of or from Angers
angevin {adj}  :: of or from the region of Anjou
Angevin {m}  :: someone of or from Anjou
Angevin {m}  :: someone of or from Angers
angiectasie {f} [pathology]  :: arterial ectasis
angiite {f} [pathology]  :: angiitis
angine {f} [disease]  :: tonsillitis
angine {f} [disease]  :: angina, sore throat, pharyngitis
angine de cœur {f} [disease, obsolete]  :: angina pectoris
angine de poitrine {f} [disease]  :: angina pectoris (intermittent chest pain)
angine pultacée {f} [disease]  :: pultaceous angina
angineux {adj}  :: anginal
angio- {prefix}  :: angio-
angiocardiographie {f}  :: angiocardiography
angiocholite {f} [pathology]  :: cholangitis
angiographie {f} [healthcare]  :: angiography
angiologie {f}  :: angiology
angiome {m} [medicine]  :: angioma
angiosperme {f}  :: angiosperm
angéite {f} [pathology]  :: vasculitis
anglais {m}  :: English language
anglais {adj}  :: English
Anglais {m}  :: (male) English person; Englishman
anglais américain {m}  :: American English
anglais britannique {m}  :: British English
Anglaise {f}  :: feminine noun of Anglais
anglaiser {v}  :: castrate
anglaiser {v} [slang, vulgar]  :: bugger, sodomize, rape anally
anglais sud-africain {prop}  :: South African English
angle {m} [geometry]  :: A geometric angle
angle {m}  :: A location at the corner of something, such as streets, buildings, furniture etc
angle {m}  :: A viewpoint or angle
Angèle {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Angela
angledozer {m}  :: angledozer
angle droit {m} [geometry]  :: right angle (angle of 90 degrees)
angle mort {m}  :: blind spot (part of the road that cannot be seen)
anglet {m}  :: A v-shaped cavity in a wall
Angleterre {prop} {f}  :: England
Angleterre du Nord-Est {prop}  :: North East England
anglican {m}  :: Anglican
anglican {adj}  :: Anglican
anglicanisme {m}  :: Anglicanism
angliche {adj} [colloquial, pejorative]  :: pom, limey, English
Angliche {mf} [colloquial, pejorative, usually plural]  :: Englishman/Englishwoman
angliciser {v}  :: to anglicise
anglicisme {m}  :: anglicism
angliciste {mf}  :: Anglicist
angélique {adj}  :: angelic (of or relating to angels)
angélique {adj}  :: angelic (very well-behaved)
angélique {f}  :: angelica (plant)
Angélique {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Angelica
angéliquement {adv}  :: angelically
angélisme {m}  :: angelism
angéliste {mf}  :: angelist
anglo- {prefix}  :: Anglo-
anglo-arabe {m}  :: Anglo-Arabian, Anglo-Arab (thoroughbred horse)
anglo-français {adj}  :: Anglo-French
anglo-français {m}  :: Anglo-French, Anglo-Norman
anglois {m}  :: archaic spelling of anglais
anglois {adj}  :: archaic spelling of anglais
Anglois {m}  :: archaic spelling of Anglais
Angloise {f}  :: feminine noun of Anglois
angélologie {f}  :: angelology
anglomane {adj}  :: Anglomaniac
anglomane {mf}  :: Anglomaniac
anglomanie {f}  :: Anglomania
anglomexicain {adj}  :: anglo-Mexican
anglo-normand {adj}  :: Anglo-Norman
anglo-normand {m}  :: Anglo-Norman
anglonormand {m}  :: alternative spelling of anglo-normand
anglonormand {adj}  :: alternative spelling of anglo-normand
anglophile {adj}  :: Anglophilic
anglophile {mf}  :: Anglophile
anglophilie {f}  :: Anglophilia
anglophobe {adj}  :: Anglophobic
anglophobe {mf}  :: Anglophobe
anglophobie {f}  :: Anglophobia
anglophone {adj}  :: Anglophone, English-speaking; said of a person, group, region, or the like
anglophone {mf}  :: An anglophone, an English-speaking person
anglosaxon {m}  :: alternative spelling of anglo-saxon
anglosaxon {adj}  :: alternative spelling of anglo-saxon
anglo-saxon {m}  :: Anglo-Saxon (Old English language)
anglo-saxon {adj}  :: Anglo-Saxon
anglésite {f} [mineral]  :: anglesite
angélus {m}  :: angelus
angélus {m}  :: angelus bell
angoissé {adj}  :: worried; scared
angoissé {adj}  :: tense; nervous
angoissant {adj}  :: scary, nerve-racking, creepy
angoisse {f}  :: anguish, distress
angoisse {f} [psychiatry]  :: anxiety
angoisse {f} [philosophy]  :: angst
angoisse {f}  :: fear, dread
angoisser {vt}  :: to stress, to worry; to cause panic or fear
angolais {adj}  :: Angolan: of or relating to Angola
Angolais {m}  :: Person from Angola
Angolaise {f}  :: feminine noun of Angolais
angon {m} [weapons]  :: angon
angon {m}  :: fishgig
angor {m}  :: angina pectoris
angora {m}  :: angora (all senses)
Angora {prop}  :: Ankara (capital of Turkey)
angostura {m}  :: angostura
Angoulême {prop}  :: A town in the Poitou-Charentes region
angstroem {m}  :: alternative form of ångström
anguiforme {adj}  :: anguiform, serpentine
Anguillan {m}  :: Anguillan
Anguillanne {f}  :: feminine singular of Anguillan
anguille {f}  :: eel
anguillère {f}  :: A fishpond in which eels are bred
anguillule {f}  :: eelworm
anguiné {adj}  :: anguineal
angulaire {adj}  :: angular
angulairement {adv}  :: angularly
anguleux {adj}  :: angular, jagged
anguleux {adj} [figuratively]  :: stiff, prickly
angusticlave {m}  :: angusticlave
angustifolié {adj} [botany]  :: angustifoliate
angustura {m}  :: alternative form of angostura
angusture {f}  :: alternative form of angostura
anharmonique {adj} [physics]  :: anharmonic
anhédonie {f}  :: anhedonia
anhidrose {f}  :: alternative form of anidrose
anhiste {adj}  :: anhistous
anhistorique {adj}  :: ahistorical (lacking historical perspective)
anhélation {f} [medical]  :: anhelation, shortness of breath
anhéler {vi} [medicine]  :: to breathe with difficulty
anhydre {adj}  :: waterless
anhydre {adj} [chemistry]  :: anhydrous
anhydride {m} [chemistry]  :: anhydride
anhydrite {m} [mineral]  :: anhydrite
ani {m}  :: ani (bird)
anicroche {f}  :: hitch (minor difficulty)
anidrose {f} [pathology]  :: anhidrosis
aniline {f} [organic compound]  :: aniline
anilisme {m} [pathology]  :: anilism
anille {f}  :: tendril
anille {f} [heraldry]  :: crutch
animé {adj}  :: alive
animé {adj}  :: animated
animé {adj}  :: lively
animé {m}  :: anime
animadversion {f}  :: animadversion (all senses)
animal {m}  :: animal
animal {adj}  :: animal
animalcule {m}  :: animalcule
animal de compagnie {m}  :: pet (animal)
animal domestique {m}  :: pet
animalement {adv}  :: animally; in a brutish manner
animalerie {f}  :: pet shop
animalerie {f}  :: laboratory for animal testing
animalier {adj} [attributive]  :: animal, wildlife
animalier {m}  :: An artist who draws or sculpts animals, wildlife artist
animaliser {v}  :: To animalize
animalisme {m}  :: animalism
animalité {f}  :: animality
animateur {m}  :: presenter
animateur {m}  :: leader; group leader (person responsible for looking after or entertaining children)
animation {f}  :: animation
animatrice {f}  :: feminine noun of animateur
animer {v}  :: to animate (give something life)
animer {v}  :: to animate (give vigour)
animer {v} [animation]  :: To animate (draw animation)
animer {v}  :: to spur on
animeusement {adv} [obsolete]  :: With animosity
animisme {m}  :: animism
animiste {mf}  :: animist
animosité {f}  :: animosity
anion {m}  :: anion
anionique {adj}  :: anionic
anis {m}  :: anise (plant and spice)
aniser {v}  :: to flavour with aniseed
anisette {f}  :: anisette
anisique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: anisic
anisogame {adj}  :: anisogamous
anisogamie {f}  :: anisogamy
anisotrope {adj}  :: anisotropic (exhibiting anisotropy)
anisotropie {f}  :: anisotropy
anisotropique {adj}  :: anisotropic
anisotropiquement {adv}  :: anisotropically
anis étoile {m}  :: star anise
Anita {prop}  :: given name of Spanish origin
Anjou {prop} {m}  :: Anjou
Ankara {prop}  :: Ankara (the capital of Turkey)
ankylosé {adj}  :: ankylosed
ankylosant {adj}  :: ankylosing
ankylose {f} [pathology]  :: ankylosis
ankyloser {v}  :: To ankylose
ankylostome {m}  :: hookworm
anélastique {adj}  :: inelastic
anélectrique {adj}  :: anelectric
anémie {f}  :: anemia (medical condition with decreased oxygen transport)
anæmie {f}  :: obsolete form of anémie
anémier {v}  :: to make, or to become anemic / anaemic
anémique {adj}  :: anaemic / anemic
anémochorie {f} [biology]  :: anemochory
anémogamie {f}  :: anemogamy
anémogramme {f}  :: anemogram
anémographe {m}  :: anemograph
anémomètre {m}  :: anemometer
anémone {f} [botany]  :: anemone (any plant of genus anemone)
anémone {f} [zoology]  :: anemone, sea anemone
anémone de mer {f}  :: sea anemone (polyp)
anémonine {f}  :: anemonin
anémophile {adj} [botany]  :: anemophilous
Anna {prop} {f}  :: given name
Annabelle {prop} {f}  :: given name
annal {adj} [legal]  :: usable or available only for one year
annale {f}  :: annal
annales {fp} [plurale tantum]  :: annals
annaliste {m}  :: annalist
Annam {prop} [history]  :: Annam, a former colonial province of China, now part of Vietnam's present-day Tonkin
Annam {prop} [history]  :: Annam, one of the French protectorates in Vietnam, located in Central Vietnam
annamite {adj} [dated]  :: Annamite, Annamese
Annamite {mf}  :: Annamite (native or resident of Annam)
annécien {adj}  :: of or from Annecy
Annécien {m}  :: someone of or from Annecy
Annécienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Annécien
année {f}  :: year (period)
Anne {prop} {f}  :: given name, cognate to English Ann
Anne {prop} {f}  :: Hannah (biblical figure)
Anne {prop} {f}  :: Anna, the prophetess (biblical figure)
anneau {m}  :: ring (circular shape)
anneau {m}  :: ring (round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger)
anneau {m} [astronomy]  :: ring
anneau {m} [juggling]  :: ring
année bissextile {f}  :: leap year
Annecy {prop} {m}  :: Annecy
année-homme {f}  :: man-year (one person's working time)
annelé {adj}  :: ringed; circumscribed by a ring
Anne-Laure {prop}  :: given name, combination of Anne and Laure
anneler {v}  :: To form into a ring
annelet {m}  :: small ring (metal object)
annelet {m} [heraldiccharge]  :: annulet
année-lumière {f}  :: light year (astronomical distance)
Anne-Marie {prop}  :: given name, combination of Anne and Marie
Anne-Sophie {prop}  :: given name, combination of Anne and Sophie
Annette {prop}  :: given name, diminutive of Anne
annexe {f}  :: annex, appendix
annexe {adj}  :: annex [attributive]
annexer {v}  :: to annex
annexion {f}  :: annexation
annexionnisme {m}  :: annexationism
annexionniste {mf}  :: annexationist
annexionniste {adj}  :: Of, or pertaining to, annexationism
Annick {prop}  :: given name, from a Breton diminutive of Anne
Annie {prop}  :: given name
annihilation {f}  :: annihilation
annihiler {v}  :: to annihilate (to reduce to nothing, to destroy, to eradicate)
anniv {m}  :: clipping of anniversaire
anniversaire {m}  :: birthday
anniversaire {m}  :: anniversary
annélidé {m}  :: annelid
annélide {m}  :: annelid
annonce {f}  :: advertisement
annoncer {v}  :: to announce
annoncer {v}  :: to predict, foretell
annoncer {v} [card games]  :: To declare
annoncer {v}  :: to approach
annoncer {v}  :: to show
annonceur {m} [sports]  :: announcer, commentator
annonceur {m}  :: advertiser
annonceuse {f}  :: announcer, commentator (female)
annonciateur {m}  :: annunciator
annonciateur {adj}  :: presaging, heralding, precursory
annonciation {f}  :: annunciation, announcement
Annonciation {prop}  :: Annunciation
annonciatrice {f}  :: announcer (female)
annoncier {m}  :: advertising and announcement editor (of a newspaper)
annoncière {f}  :: feminine singular of annoncier
annone {m}  :: soursop (of the genus Annona)
annotateur {m}  :: annotator; someone who adds annotations to a text
annotation {f}  :: annotation
annotatrice {f}  :: feminine singular of annotateur
annoter {v}  :: to annotate
annuaire {m}  :: annual; year book (yearly publication)
annuaire {m}  :: directory
annuaire téléphonique {m}  :: telephone directory, phone book
annualité {f}  :: annuality
annuel {adj}  :: annual, yearly
annuellement {adv}  :: annually, yearly
annuité {m}  :: annuity
annulable {adj}  :: cancelable, destroyable, voidable
annulaire {adj}  :: annular, ring-shaped
annulaire {m}  :: ring finger
annulation {f}  :: cancellation, revocation
annuler {v}  :: to cancel (to invalidate, to annul)
annulène {m} [organic chemistry]  :: annulene
anoblir {vt}  :: to ennoble, to knight (to bestow nobility, knighthood or a similar title upon somebody)
anoblissement {m}  :: ennoblement
anode {f}  :: anode (the electrode through which current flows into a device or cell)
anodin {adj}  :: anodyne
anodin {adj}  :: trivial
anodinement {adv}  :: anodynely
anodinement {adv}  :: trivially
anodique {adj}  :: anodic
anodisé {adj}  :: anodized
anodisation {f}  :: anodization
anodiser {vt}  :: To anodize
anodonte {m}  :: anodon
anomal {adj} [sciences, grammar]  :: anomalous
anomalie {f}  :: anomaly
anomalie {f} [astronomy]  :: anomaly
anomie {f}  :: anomie
anomère {m} [organic chemistry]  :: anomer
anomérie {f} [organic chemistry]  :: anomerism
anonymat {m}  :: anonymity
anonyme {adj}  :: anonymous
anonyme {m}  :: anonym
anonymement {adv}  :: anonymously
anonymie {f}  :: anonymity
anonymisation {f}  :: anonymization (act of making anonymous)
anonymiser {v}  :: anonymize (to render anonymous)
anonymité {f}  :: anonymity
anophèle {m}  :: anopheles
anorak {m}  :: anorak (heavy weatherproof jacket)
anordir {v} [of the wind]  :: To become northerly
anorexie {f}  :: anorexia
anorexique {adj}  :: anorexic
anorexique {mf}  :: anorexic person
anorgasmie {f}  :: anorgasmia
anormal {adj}  :: abnormal
anormalement {adv}  :: abnormally
anormalité {f}  :: abnormality (state of being abnormal)
anosmie {f}  :: anosmia
anosmique {adj}  :: anosmic
anosmique {mf}  :: anosmic
anosognosie {f}  :: anosognosia
aïnou {m}  :: Ainu (language)
anoure {adj}  :: tailless
anoxie {f}  :: anoxia (condition in which a tissue or environment is totally deprived of oxygen)
anoxique {adj}  :: anoxic
anoxémie {f} [pathology]  :: anoxemia
ANP {m}  :: PNA
anépigraphe {adj}  :: anepigraphic
anéroïde {adj}  :: aneroid
anéroïde {m}  :: An aneroid barometer
anérythre {adj}  :: anerythristic
anséatique {adj}  :: alternative form of hanséatique
anse {f} [geometry]  :: An arc segment, from which an object is suspended
anse {f}  :: A handle, part of an object to be hand-held when used or moved
anse {f}  :: A small bay (body of water)
anse {f}  :: A hansa, system of collaborating port-states
anser {vt}  :: to fix a handle (to)
anspect {m}  :: handspike
ansérine {adj}  :: anserine
anæsthésie {f}  :: obsolete form of anesthésie
anæsthésique {adj}  :: obsolete form of anesthésique
anæsthésique {f}  :: obsolete form of anesthésique
anœstrus {m}  :: anestrus/anoestrus
-ant {suffix}  :: -ing; suffix denoting the present participle of a verb
-ant {suffix} [rare]  :: A suffix deriving adjectives from words other than verbs
-ant {suffix}  :: Used to form nouns and adjectives out of verbs
anté- {prefix}  :: ante-; pre-
antagonique {adj}  :: antagonistic
antagonisme {m}  :: antagonism
antagoniste {m}  :: antagonist
antagoniste {adj}  :: antagonistic; antagonising
antalgique {adj} [medicine]  :: analgesic
antalgique {m} [medicine]  :: analgesic, painkiller
antan {m} [archaic]  :: last year
antan {m}  :: yesteryear, the old days
antarctique {adj}  :: antarctic
Antarctique {prop} {m}  :: Antarctica
antécédemment {adv}  :: At an earlier point; previously, antecedently
antécédence {f}  :: antecedence
antécédent {adj}  :: antecedent, preceding
antécédent {m}  :: antecedent (any thing that precedes another thing)
antécédent {m} [grammar]  :: antecedent
antécédent {m} [logic]  :: antecedent
antéchrist {m} [Christianity]  :: antichrist (someone that works against the teachings of Christ)
antécritique {adj}  :: antecritical
antédiluvien {adj}  :: antediluvian (all meanings)
ante {f}  :: anta
-ante {suffix}  :: feminine noun of -ant
antenne {f}  :: antenna (feeler organ on the head of an insect)
antenne {f}  :: antenna (equipment to pick up an electrical signal)
antenne {f}  :: branch, outlet
antenne de police {f} [France]  :: police box (small police station)
antéfixe {f}  :: antefix
anthanthrène {m} [organic compound]  :: anthanthrene
antéhistorique {adj}  :: prehistoric
anthémis {m}  :: camomile or similar plants in the genus Anthemis
anthémol {m} [organic compound]  :: anthemol
anthocyane {f} [organic compound]  :: anthocyanin
anthocyanidine {f} [organic compound]  :: anthocyanidin
anthologie {f}  :: anthology
anthologique {adj}  :: anthological
anthologique {adj}  :: (by extension) extraordinary
anthonome {m}  :: boll weevil
anthoxanthine {f} [organic compound]  :: anthoxanthin
anthracite {m}  :: anthracite (all senses)
anthracène {m} [organic compound]  :: anthracene
anthracnose {f}  :: anthracnose
anthracose {f} [pathology]  :: anthracosis
anthranilique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: anthranilic
anthraquinone {m} [organic compound]  :: anthraquinone
anthère {f} [botany]  :: anther
anthéridie {f} [botany]  :: antheridium
anthrène {f}  :: carpet beetle (of genus Anthrenus)
anthropique {adj}  :: anthropic
anthropiquement {adv}  :: anthropically
anthropisation {f}  :: anthropization
anthropiser {v}  :: to anthropize
anthropocentrique {adj}  :: anthropocentric
anthropocentriquement {adv}  :: anthropocentrically
anthropocentrisme {m}  :: anthropocentrism
anthropochorie {f} [biology]  :: anthropochory
anthropoïde {mf}  :: anthropoid
anthropogammamétrie {f} [physics, medicine]  :: whole-body counting (of radioactivity within a person's body)
anthropogenèse {f}  :: anthropogenesis
anthropogénie {f}  :: anthropogeny
anthropogénique {adj}  :: anthropogenic
anthropologie {f}  :: anthropology (the study of humanity)
anthropologique {adj}  :: anthropological
anthropologiquement {adv}  :: anthropologically
anthropologiste {mf}  :: anthropologist
anthropologue {mf}  :: anthropologist
anthropomagnétisme {m}  :: animal magnetism
anthropomorphe {adj}  :: anthropomorphic
anthropomorphique {adj}  :: anthropomorphic
anthropomorphisme {m}  :: anthropomorphism
anthropométrie {f}  :: anthropometry
anthropométrique {adj}  :: anthropometric
anthropophage {adj}  :: man-eating, cannibalistic
anthropophage {mf}  :: man-eater, cannibal
anthropophagie {f}  :: cannibalism, anthropophagy
anthropopithèque {m}  :: anthropopithecus
anthroposociologue {mf}  :: anthroposociologist
anthérozoïde {m} [botany]  :: antherozoid, spermatozoid
anthyllide {m}  :: kidney vetch (or similar plants of the genus Anthyllis)
anti- {prefix}  :: anti-
antiacide {adj}  :: antacid (attributive)
antiacide {m} [medicine]  :: antacid
antiadhésif {adj}  :: non-stick
antialcoolique {adj}  :: antialcohol, temperance (attributive)
antialcoolisme {m}  :: antialcoholism
antiallergique {adj}  :: antiallergenic
antiallergique {m}  :: antiallergen
antiamaril {adj} [medicine]  :: antiamarillic
antiaméricain {adj}  :: anti-American
antiaméricain {m}  :: anti-American
antiaméricanisme {m}  :: anti-Americanism
anti-américanisme {m}  :: alternative form of antiaméricanisme
antiandrogène {m}  :: antiandrogen
anti-antifa {adj}  :: clipping of anti-antifasciste
anti-antifa {m}  :: clipping of anti-antifascisme
anti-aérien {adj}  :: anti-aircraft (weapon)
anti-aérien {adj}  :: air-raid (shelter)
antiaérien {adj}  :: antiaircraft
antiarine {m} [organic compound]  :: antiarin
antiasthmatique {adj} [medicine]  :: antiasthmatic
antiatome {m} [physics]  :: antiatom
antiatomique {adj}  :: antiatomic (protecting against such radiation)
anti-avortement {m}  :: anti-abortion
antibactérien {adj}  :: antibacterial
antibactérien {m}  :: antibacterial
antibiorésistance {f}  :: antibioresistance
antibiotique {m}  :: antibiotic
antibiotique {adj}  :: antibiotic
antiblanc {adj}  :: antiwhite
antiblanchiment {adj}  :: antilaundering
antibleu {adj} [physics]  :: antiblue
antiblocage {adj}  :: anti-lock
antibois {adj}  :: of or relating to Antibes, a town in France
Antibois {m}  :: person from Antibes
Antiboise {f}  :: feminine noun of Antibois
antibolchevisme {m}  :: alternative form of antibolchévisme
antibolchévisme {m}  :: antibolshevism
antibolchéviste {adj}  :: antibolshevist
antibrouillé {adj}  :: antijamming (attributive)
antibrouillage {m}  :: antijamming
antibrouillard {adj}  :: antifog
antibruit {adj}  :: antinoise (that muffles sound)
antibuée {adj}  :: antimisting
anticalcaire {adj}  :: anti-scaling, anti-liming
anticancéreux {adj}  :: anticancer
anticapitalisme {m}  :: anticapitalism
anticapitaliste {adj}  :: anticapitalist
anticapitaliste {mf}  :: anticapitalist
anticasseur {adj}  :: anti-demonstrator(s)
anticasseurs {adj}  :: anti-demonstrator(s)
anticatalyseur {adj} [chemistry]  :: anticatalytic
anticatalyseur {m} [chemistry]  :: anticatalyst
anticathode {m} [physics]  :: anode, anticathode
anticatholique {adj}  :: anticatholic
antichambre {f}  :: antechamber, anteroom
antichar {adj}  :: antitank
antichoc {adj}  :: shockproof (able to withstand shocks)
antichrèse {f}  :: antichresis
antichrétien {adj}  :: antichristian
anticipation {f}  :: anticipation
anticiper {v}  :: to anticipate
anticlinal {adj}  :: anticlinal
anticlinal {m}  :: anticline
anticlérical {adj}  :: anticlerical
anticléricalisme {m}  :: anticlericalism
anticolonial {adj}  :: anticolonial
anticolonialisme {m}  :: anticolonialism
anticolonialiste {adj}  :: anticolonialist
anticolonialiste {mf}  :: anticolonialist
anticommunautarisme {m}  :: anticomminitarianism
anticommunautariste {adj}  :: anticomminitarianist
anticommunautariste {mf}  :: anticomminitarianist
anticommunisme {m}  :: anticommunism
anticommuniste {adj}  :: anticommunist
anticommuniste {mf}  :: anticommunist
anticommutativité {f} [maths]  :: anticommutativity
anticonceptionnel {adj}  :: contraceptive
anticoncurrentiel {adj}  :: anticompetitive
anticondensation {adj}  :: anticondensation
anticonformisme {m}  :: nonconformism
anticonformiste {adj}  :: nonconformist
anticonjoncturel {adj} [economics]  :: anticyclical
anticonstitutionnel {adj}  :: unconstitutional (contrary to the constitution)
anticonstitutionnellement {adv}  :: anticonstitutionally
anticonvulsivant {adj}  :: anticonvulsant
anticopie {adj}  :: anticopying
anticorps {m} [physiology]  :: antibody
anticorpuscule {m} [physics]  :: antiparticle
anticorruption {adj}  :: anticorruption
anticrise {adj}  :: anticrisis
anticrénelage {m} [computing]  :: anti-aliasing
anticryptogamique {adj}  :: anticryptogamic
anticyclique {adj}  :: anticyclic
anticyclonal {adj}  :: anticyclonic
anticyclone {m} [meteorology]  :: a high pressure zone, an anticyclone
anticyclonique {adj}  :: anticyclonic
antidater {vt}  :: To backdate
antidéflagrant {adj}  :: flameproof
antidiphtérique {adj}  :: antidiphtheritic
antidjihadiste {adj}  :: anti-jihadist
antidémocratique {adj}  :: antidemocratic
antidopage {adj}  :: antidoping
antidote {m}  :: Antidote
antidouleur {m}  :: pain killer
antidouleur {adj}  :: pain killing
antidépresseur {m}  :: antidepressant
antidérapant {adj}  :: nonskid, antiskid
antidreyfusard {adj} [historical]  :: Who opposed the release of Alfred Dreyfus in the Dreyfus Affair
antidrogue {adj}  :: antidrug
antidétonant {adj}  :: antiknock, antidetonation
antien {adj}  :: obsolete form of ancien
antienne {f} [religion]  :: antiphony
antienne {f}  :: chant, refrain
antiesclavagisme {m}  :: The antislavery movement
antiesclavagiste {adj}  :: antislavery
antiesclavagiste {mf}  :: antislaver
antifa {adj}  :: clipping of antifasciste
antifa {mf}  :: clipping of antifasciste
antifascisme {m}  :: antifascism
antifasciste {adj}  :: antifascist (opposed to fascism)
antifasciste {mf}  :: antifascist
antifédéral {adj}  :: antifederal
antifédéralisme {m}  :: antifederalism
antiferromagnétique {adj} [physics]  :: antiferromagnetic
antiferromagnétisme {m} [physics]  :: antiferromagnetism
antifisc {adj}  :: antitax (opposed to taxes)
antifiscal {adj}  :: antitax
antiféminin {adj}  :: antifeminist
antiféminisme {m}  :: antifeminism
antiféministe {adj}  :: antifeminist
antifongique {adj}  :: antifungal
antifongique {m} [medicine]  :: antifungal
antifrançais {adj}  :: anti-French
antigang {adj}  :: antigang
antigaspillage {adj}  :: antiwaste
antigaulliste {adj}  :: anti-Gaullist
anti-âge {adj}  :: antiaging
antigel {m}  :: antifreeze
antigène {m}  :: antigen
antigénique {adj}  :: antigenic
antigouvernemental {adj}  :: antigovernmental
antigravitationnel {adj} [science fiction]  :: antigravitational
antigrippal {adj}  :: antiflu
Antigua-et-Barbuda {prop} {f}  :: Antigua and Barbuda
anti-guerre {adj}  :: anti-war
antiguerre {adj}  :: alternative form of anti-guerre
antihalo {adj}  :: antihalo
antihistaminique {m} [medicine]  :: antihistamine
antihitlérien {adj}  :: anti-Hitlerian
antihélium {m} [physics]  :: antihelium
antihémorragique {adj}  :: antihemorrhagic
antihoraire {adj}  :: anticlockwise
antihéros {m}  :: antihero
antihydrogène {m}  :: antihydrogen
antihygiénique {adj}  :: unhygienic
antihypertenseur {adj}  :: antihypertensive
antihypertenseur {m}  :: antihypertensive (agent that prevents or counteracts hypertension)
antihypertensif {m}  :: antihypertensive (agent that prevents or counteracts hypertension)
antihypéron {m} [physics]  :: antihyperon
antijaponais {adj}  :: antijapanese
antijeu {m}  :: unsportsmanlike conduct, unsporting behaviour
antijihadiste {adj}  :: antijihadist
antijudaïsme {m}  :: antijudaism
antijuif {adj}  :: antijewish
antikomintern {adj}  :: anti-Komintern
antiélectron {m} [physics]  :: antielectron, positron
antiliant {adj} [chemistry, physics]  :: antibonding
antilibéral {adj}  :: antiliberal
antilithique {adj} [medicine]  :: antilithic
antillais {adj}  :: Antillean
Antillais {m}  :: Antillean (somone from the Antilles)
Antillaise {f}  :: feminine noun of Antillais
Antilles néerlandaises {prop} {fp}  :: The Netherlands Antilles
antilogarithme {m} [maths]  :: antilogarithm
antilogue {adj} [mineralogy, electricity]  :: antilogue
antilope {m}  :: antelope
antilope cheval {f}  :: roan antelope
antimalarique {m}  :: antimalarial drug
antimarxisme {m}  :: antimarxism
antimarxiste {adj}  :: antimarxist
antimatière {f}  :: antimatter
antiémeute {adj}  :: anti-riot
antimicrobien {adj}  :: antimicrobial
antimicrobien {m}  :: antimicrobial
antimicrophonique {adj}  :: antimicrophonic
antimigrant {adj}  :: antimigrant
antimilitarisme {m}  :: antimilitarism
antimilitariste {adj}  :: antimilitarist
antimissile {adj}  :: antimissile
antimite {m}  :: moth repellent, mothproofer
antimitotique {adj}  :: antimitotic
antimitotique {m}  :: antimitotic
antimoine {m}  :: antimony
antimonarchique {adj}  :: antimonarchic, antimonarchical
antimonarchiste {adj}  :: antimonarchist
antimondialisation {f}  :: antiglobalization
antimondialiste {adj}  :: antiglobalization (attributive)
antimondialiste {mf}  :: antiglobalist
antimonié {adj}  :: antimoniated
antimonial {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: antimonial
antimonieux {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: antimonious
antimonique {adj} [inorganic chemistry]  :: antimonic
antimoniure {m} [inorganic chemistry]  :: antimonide
antimoral {adj}  :: antimoral
antimoussant {adj}  :: antifoaming
antimoussant {m}  :: anti-foaming agent
antimousse {m}  :: anti-foaming agent
antiméridien {m}  :: antimeridian
antimétabolite {m} [biochemistry]  :: antimetabolite
antimutinerie {adj}  :: antiriot
antimycotique {adj}  :: antimycotic
antinational {adj}  :: antinational (all senses)
antinaturel {adj}  :: antinatural
antinazi {adj}  :: anti-nazi
antinoir {adj}  :: antiblack
antinomie {f}  :: antinomy
antinomique {adj}  :: antonymous
antinomiquement {adv}  :: antonymously
antinoyau {m} [physics]  :: antinucleus
antinucléaire {adj}  :: antinuclear
antinucléon {m} [physics]  :: antinucleon
antinévralgique {adj}  :: antineuralgic
antioccidental {adj}  :: anti-west
antioccidentalisme {m}  :: anti-Westernism
Antioche {prop}  :: Antiochus
antiolympique {adj}  :: anti-Olympic
antioxydant {m} [chemistry]  :: antioxidant
antioxydant {adj} [chemistry]  :: antioxidant (attributive)
antipalestinien {adj}  :: anti-Palestinian
antipaludéen {adj} [medicine]  :: antimalarial
antipaludéen {m} [medicine]  :: antimalarial (drug)
antipaludique {adj} [medicine]  :: antimalarial
antipaludique {m} [medicine]  :: antimalarial (drug)
antipape {m}  :: antipope
antiparallèle {adj} [maths]  :: antiparallel
antiparallélogramme {m}  :: antiparallelogram
antiparasite {adj}  :: antiparasitic
antiparasite {m}  :: antiparasitic (drug)
antiparlementaire {adj}  :: antiparliamentary
antiparlementarisme {m}  :: antiparliamentary policy
antiparticule {f} [particle]  :: antiparticle
antipathie {f}  :: antipathy, dislike
antipathique {adj}  :: antipathic
antipatinage {adj}  :: antiskid
antipatriotique {adj}  :: antipatriotic
antipatriotisme {m}  :: antipatriotism
antipelliculaire {adj}  :: antidandruff
antipersonnel {adj}  :: antipersonnel
antiphlogistique {adj}  :: antiphlogistic
antiphonaire {m} [music]  :: antiphonary, antiphonal, antiphoner
antiphrase {f} [rhetoric]  :: antiphrasis
antiphysique {adj} [obsolete]  :: unnatural, antiphysical
antipode {m} [especially in plural]  :: antipode
antipode {m}  :: opposite
antipodiste {mf}  :: antipodist
antipoison {adj}  :: anti-poison
antipoison {m}  :: antidote
antipoliomyélitique {adj}  :: anti-polio
antipollution {adj}  :: antipollution
antipéristaltique {adj}  :: antiperistaltic
antiprotectionniste {adj}  :: antiprotectionist, free trade (attributive)
antiproton {m} [physics]  :: antiproton
antipsychiatrie {f}  :: antipsychiatry
antipyrétique {m}  :: antipyretic (medication that reduces fever)
antiquaille {f}  :: (especially in plural) antique junk (of little value)
antiquaire {mf}  :: antiquer
antiquark {m} [particle]  :: antiquark
antique {adj}  :: ancient
antique {adj}  :: relating to the Antiquity
antiquement {adv}  :: anciently, long ago
antiquité {f}  :: antiquity; ancientness
antiquité {f}  :: old days
antiquité {f}  :: antique (object from old times)
antirabique {adj}  :: anti-rabies
antirachitique {adj}  :: antirachitic
antirachitisme {adj}  :: antirachitic
antiracisme {m}  :: antiracism
antiraciste {adj}  :: antiracist
antiradar {adj}  :: antiradar
antiradicalaire {adj} [chemistry]  :: antiradical, antioxidant
antiradicalaire {m} [chemistry]  :: antiradical, antioxidant
antirationnel {adj}  :: antirational
antireflet {adj}  :: antireflective, antiglare
antireligieux {adj}  :: antireligious
antiréglementaire {adj}  :: antiregulatory
antirhumatismal {adj}  :: antirheumatic
antiride {adj}  :: antiwrinkle
antirobespierriste {adj}  :: antiRobespierrist
antiroquette {adj}  :: antirocket
antirouge {adj} [physics]  :: antired
antirouille {adj}  :: antirust
antirépublicain {adj}  :: antirepublican
antirétroviral {adj}  :: antiretroviral
antirévisionnisme {m}  :: antirevisionism
antirévisionniste {adj}  :: antirevisionist
antirévisionniste {mf}  :: antirevisionist
antisèche {f} [France]  :: cheat sheet (a sheet of paper used to assist on a test)
anti-scientifique {adj}  :: alternative form of antiscientifique
antiscientifique {adj}  :: antiscientific
antiscorbutique {adj}  :: antiscorbutic
antiscorbutique {m}  :: antiscorbutic
antisens {m} [genetics]  :: antisense
antisepsie {f}  :: antisepsis
antiseptique {m}  :: antiseptic (substance that inhibits the growth of microorganisms)
antiseptique {adj}  :: antiseptic (capable of preventing microbial infection)
antiségrégationniste {adj}  :: antisegregationist
antisida {adj}  :: anti-AIDS
antisionisme {m}  :: anti-Zionism
antisioniste {adj}  :: anti-Zionist
antisioniste {mf}  :: anti-Zionist
antisismique {adj}  :: earthquake-proof/-resistant
antisémite {adj}  :: anti-Semitic
antisémitique {adj}  :: antisemitic
anti-sémitisme {m}  :: anti-Semitism (Prejudice or hostility against Jews)
antisémitisme {m}  :: antisemitism
antisocial {adj}  :: antisocial
antisocialiste {adj}  :: antisocialist
anti-sous-marin {adj}  :: antisubmarine
antisoviétique {adj}  :: antisoviet
antispasmodique {adj} [medicine]  :: antispasmodic
antispasmodique {m} [medicine]  :: antispasmodic
antisportif {adj}  :: unsporting
antisportif {adj}  :: anti-sport
antistalinien {m}  :: anti-Stalinist
antistalinienne {f}  :: feminine singular of antistalinien
antistalinisme {m}  :: anti-Stalinism
antistatique {adj}  :: antistatic
antistérilité {adj}  :: anti-sterility (attributive)
antistérilité {adj}  :: fertility (attributive)
antistrophe {f}  :: antistrophe
antisudorifique {adj}  :: antiperspirant
antisudorifique {m}  :: antiperspirant
antisymétrique {adj} [mathematics]  :: antisymmetric
antisymétriser {v}  :: To antisymmetrize
antisyphilitique {adj}  :: antisyphilitic
antisystème {adj}  :: anti-establishment
antitabac {adj}  :: anti-smoking (opposing smoking)
antitaliban {adj}  :: anti-Taliban
antitaxique {adj} [biology]  :: antitaxic
antiterrorisme {m}  :: antiterrorism
antiterroriste {adj}  :: antiterrorist
antithermique {adj} [medicine]  :: antithermic, antipyretic
antithèse {f}  :: antithesis
antithétique {adj}  :: antithetical
antitotalitaire {adj}  :: antitotalitarian
antitoxine {f}  :: antitoxin
antitoxique {adj}  :: antitoxic
antitrust {adj}  :: antitrust
antitétanique {adj} [medicine]  :: anti-tetanus
antituberculeux {adj}  :: antitubercular
antiturc {adj}  :: anti-Turkish
antitussif {adj}  :: antitussive
antitussif {m}  :: antitussive, cough mixture
antityphique {adj}  :: antityphoid
antivariolique {adj}  :: antivariolous, antismallpox
antivectoriel {adj} [maths]  :: antivectorial
antivenimeux {adj}  :: antivenin (attributive)
antivert {adj} [physics]  :: antigreen
antivietnamien {adj}  :: anti-Vietnamese
antiviral {adj}  :: antiviral
antivol {m}  :: antitheft device
antivol {adj}  :: antitheft
antixérophtalmique {adj}  :: antixerophthalmic
anténatal {adj}  :: antenatal
Antoine {prop}  :: given name, equivalent to the English-language Anthony
Antoine {prop}  :: surname
Antoinette {prop}  :: given name, a feminine diminutive form of Antoine
antonin {adj}  :: Antonine
antonomase {f}  :: antonomasia (figure of speech)
antonyme {m}  :: antonym (word which has the opposite meaning)
antonymie {m}  :: antonymy
antépénultième {adj}  :: antepenultimate (two before the last)
antéposer {v}  :: To put or place something before something else
antre {m}  :: cave
antre {m}  :: den, lair
antre {m} [anatomy]  :: antrum
antérieur {adj}  :: preceding, anterior
antérieur {adj}  :: previous
antérieurement {adv}  :: before
antérieurement {adv}  :: previously
antériorité {f}  :: precedence (in time), anteriority
antérograde {adj}  :: anterograde
antrustion {m}  :: antrustion
anuiter {v}  :: To benight
anurie {f} [pathology]  :: anuria
anus {m} [anatomy]  :: anus
anusvara {m}  :: anusvara (Devanagari diacritic)
Anvers {prop}  :: Antwerp (city)
Anvers {prop}  :: Antwerp (province of Belgium)
anversois {adj}  :: from Antwerp; Antwerpian
Anversois {m}  :: someone from Antwerp; Antwerpian
Anversoise {f}  :: feminine noun of Anversois
anévrismal {adj} [pathology]  :: aneurysmal
anévrisme {m} [medicine]  :: aneurysm (abnormal blood-filled swelling)
anévrysme {m}  :: alternative form of anévrisme
anxien {adj}  :: obsolete form of ancien
anxieusement {adv}  :: anxiously
anxieusement {adv}  :: apprehensively
anxieux {adj}  :: anxious
anxieux {adj}  :: apprehensive
anxiogène {adj}  :: worrisome (causing worry; perturbing or vexing)
anxiolytique {adj}  :: anxiolytic
anxiolytique {m} [pharmacology]  :: anxiolytic
anxiété {f}  :: anxiety
anxiété {f} [pathology]  :: anxiety
A. O. {initialism}  :: Afrique orientale (East Africa), used as an overprint on stamps of Belgian Congo in 1918 for use in Belgian occupied German East Africa
AOC {f}  :: initialism of appellation d'origine contrôlée
aïoli {m}  :: aioli
aïoli {interj} [Marseille slang]  :: yo; respect
açoréen {adj}  :: Azorean
Açoréen {m}  :: Azorean
Açoréenne {f}  :: feminine noun of Açoréen
Açores {prop} {f} {p}  :: Azores
açorien {adj}  :: alternative form of açoréen
Açorien {m}  :: alternative form of Açoréen
Açorienne {f}  :: feminine singular of Açorien
aoriste {m}  :: aorist
aorte {f}  :: aorta
aortique {adj}  :: aortic
aortite {f} [pathology]  :: aortitis
aortocoronarien {adj}  :: coronary artery (attributive)
Aoste {prop}  :: Aosta
aostois {adj}  :: Aostan
Aostois {m}  :: Aostan
Aostoise {f}  :: feminine noun of Aostois
août {m}  :: August
aoûtat {m}  :: chigger, harvest mite
aoûtement {m}  :: hardening (of plants, so as to survive the coming winter)
aoûter {v}  :: To ripen or harden in the August heat
aoûtien {m} [colloquial]  :: someone who goes on holiday in August
aoust {m}  :: archaic spelling of août
aout {m}  :: alternative spelling of août
aoutat {m}  :: alternative form of aoûtat
AP {prop}  :: Apples CH (Swiss commune)
AP {prop}  :: Apará (Andorran commune)
AP {prop}  :: Árouesa (Andorran commune)
AP {prop}  :: Apalesarsoiär (Andorran commune)
AP {prop}  :: Awyer
apache {m}  :: Apache (language)
apache {m}  :: Apache (gangster)
Apache {prop}  :: Apache (server)
Apache {prop}  :: Apache (city)
Apache {prop}  :: Apache (tribe)
apagogie {f}  :: apagoge
apagogique {adj}  :: apagogic
apaisant {adj}  :: soothing, mollifying
apaisement {m}  :: calming down; appeasement
apaiser {vt}  :: to mollify; to appease, pacify, calm
apanage {m}  :: apanage
apanager {v}  :: To grant an apanage
apanagiste {mf}  :: grantee of an apanage
aparté {m}  :: aside, stage whisper, soliloquy
aparté {m}  :: secret conversation
apartheid {m} [history]  :: apartheid (racial separation in South Africa from 1948 to 1990)
apartheid {m}  :: apartheid (any policy of racial separation)
apathie {f}  :: apathy
apathique {adj}  :: apathetic
apathiquement {adv}  :: apathetically
apatride {adj} [law]  :: stateless (without a state or nationality)
apax {m} [linguistics, rare]  :: alternative spelling of hapax
apeiron {m} [maths]  :: infinity
Apennins {prop} {mp}  :: Apennines
apens {m}  :: only used in the term guet-apens
apepsie {f} [pathology]  :: apepsy
aperception {f}  :: apperception
apercevable {adj}  :: perceptible, noticeable, appreciable
aperceveur {m}  :: glimpser (someone who glimpses)
aperceveuse {f}  :: feminine noun of aperceveur
apercevoir {v}  :: to see, to glimpse, to catch sight of
apert {adj} [archaic, literary]  :: clear, manifest, obvious
apertement {adv} [obsolete]  :: openly
aperçu {m}  :: glance, glimpse
aperçu {m}  :: insight, hint
aperçu {m}  :: rough estimate
aperçu {m}  :: sketch, outline, summary
aperçu {m}  :: view
aperçu {m}  :: overview
aperçu {m}  :: preview
apesanteur {f}  :: weightlessness
apeuré {adj}  :: frightened, afraid
apeurer {v}  :: to be frightened, to be in fear
aphasie {f}  :: aphasia (pathological speech disorder)
aphasique {adj}  :: aphasic
aphicide {m}  :: aphicide
aphélie {m}  :: aphelion (the point in the elliptical orbit of a planet where it is farthest from the sun)
aphone {adj}  :: voiceless
aphonie {f}  :: aphonia, aphony
aphorisme {m}  :: aphorism
aphoristique {adj}  :: aphoristic
aphærese {f}  :: obsolete form of aphérèse
aphrodisiaque {adj}  :: aphrodisiac (intensifying sexual desire)
aphrodisiaque {m}  :: aphrodisiac
Aphrodite {prop} {f} [Greek god]  :: Aphrodite (goddess)
aphronatron {m}  :: natrite
aphérèse {f}  :: aphaeresis
aphte {m}  :: mouth ulcer
aphteux {adj}  :: aphthous
aphyllanthe {f}  :: Any plant of the genus Aphyllanthes
aphylle {adj} [botany]  :: aphyllous
API {prop} {m}  :: initialism of alphabet phonétique international: IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet)
API {m}  :: API
apical {adj}  :: apical (all senses)
apiéceur {m}  :: A tailor who worked from home
apico- {prefix}  :: apico- (all meanings)
apicole {adj} [beekeeping]  :: apicultural [attributive]
apiculteur {m}  :: beekeeper
apicultrice {f}  :: feminine noun of apiculteur
apiculture {f}  :: apiculture
apidé {m}  :: honey bee (of family Apidae)
apiol {m} [organic chemistry]  :: apiol
apion {m}  :: A type of weevil (of genus Exapion)
apiquer {v}  :: To make vertical
apitoiement {m}  :: compassion, pity, mercy, sympathy
apitoyer {v}  :: to make (someone) feel pity for (something)
apitoyer {vr}  :: to feel sorry for
aplanat {m}  :: aplanat
aplanir {v}  :: to level, even out
aplanissement {m}  :: leveling
aplanétique {adj}  :: aplanatic
aplasie {f}  :: aplasia
aplasique {adj}  :: aplastic (relating to aplasia)
aplat {m}  :: a flat area
aplat {m} [printing]  :: a tint area
aplati {adj}  :: flattened
aplatir {v}  :: to flatten (to make something flat)
aplatissage {m}  :: flattening
aplatissement {m}  :: flattening
aplatisseur {m}  :: flattener
aplatisseuse {f}  :: feminine singular of aplatisseur
aplatissoir {m}  :: flattener (device)
aplatissoire {f}  :: rollers (for flattening hot metal in a rolling mill)
aplomb {m}  :: vertical line, as measured with a plumb line
aplomb {m} [by extension]  :: stability, equilibrium, uprightness
aplomb {m} [figurative]  :: self-confidence; aplomb
APN {m}  :: initialism of appareil photo numérique (digital camera)
apnée {f}  :: apnea
apnée {f}  :: free-diving
apoastre {m} [astronomy]  :: apoapsis
apocalypse {f}  :: apocalypse (disaster)
Apocalypse {prop} {f}  :: Book of Revelation
apocalyptique {adj}  :: apocalyptic
apochromatique {adj}  :: apochromatic
apocoper {v}  :: to apocopate
apocrite {m}  :: Any insects of the suborder Apocrita
apocryphe {adj}  :: apocryphal (of doubtful authenticity)
apode {adj}  :: apodal
apode {m}  :: apode
apodictique {adj}  :: apodictic
apodictiquement {adv}  :: apodictically
apodose {f} [grammar]  :: apodosis
apogame {adj}  :: apogamic
apogamie {f}  :: apogamy
apogée {m} [astronomy]  :: apogee (a point in an orbit around the Earth)
apointé {adj} [maths]  :: From which a particular point has been removed
apolaire {adj}  :: apolar, nonpolar
apolitique {adj}  :: apolitical (having no interest in politics)
apolitisme {m}  :: apoliticism
apollinien {adj}  :: Apollonian
apollon {m}  :: apollo (all senses)
Apollon {prop} {m}  :: Apollo (god)
Apollonie {prop}  :: Apollonia
apollonien {adj}  :: Apollonian
apologie {f}  :: apology (formal justification, defence)
apologiste {m}  :: apologist
apologétique {adj}  :: apologetic
apologue {m}  :: apologue
apomécométrie {f}  :: apomecometry
apomorphine {f}  :: apomorphine
aponter {v}  :: alternative form of apponter
aponévrose {f} [anatomy]  :: aponeurosis
aponévrotique {adj}  :: aponeurotic
apophase {f}  :: apophasis
apophonie {f}  :: apophony (alternation of sounds within a word)
apophtegmatique {adj}  :: apothegmatic
apophtegme {m}  :: apothegm
apophysaire {adj}  :: apophyseal
apophyse {f}  :: apophysis
apoplectique {adj}  :: apoplectic
apoplexie {f} [symptom]  :: apoplexy
apore {m}  :: synonym of aporie
aporie {f}  :: aporia
aporétique {adj}  :: aporetic
aposiopèse {f}  :: aposiopesis, reticence
apostasie {f}  :: apostasy
apostasier {v}  :: To apostatize
apostat {m}  :: apostate
aposter {v}  :: To post, station (place in a position)
apostille {f}  :: apostille
apostiller {v}  :: To apostille
apostolat {m}  :: apostolate
apostolique {adj}  :: apostolic
apostoliquement {adv}  :: apostolically
apostrophe {f} [orthography]  :: apostrophe
apostrophe {f} [rhetoric]  :: apostrophe
apostropher {vt}  :: To apostrophize
apostropher {vt}  :: To speak sharply or harshly at
apothicaire {m} [historical]  :: apothecary
apothicairerie {f} [historical]  :: apothecary store
apothème {m} [maths]  :: apothem
apothéose {f}  :: apotheosis
apothéoser {vt}  :: to apotheosize
appairer {v}  :: alternative form of apparier
appairer {v}  :: To link (a pair of things in both directions)
appaiser {v} [obsolete]  :: alternative form of apaiser
Appalaches {prop} {mp}  :: Appalachians
appalachien {adj}  :: Appalachian
apparaitre {v}  :: alternative spelling of apparaître
apparat {m}  :: pomp, ceremony
apparatchik {m}  :: apparatchik
apparaître {v}  :: to appear (become visible)
apparaître {v} [video games]  :: to spawn
appareil {m}  :: apparatus
appareil {m}  :: camera (for photographs)
appareil {m} [anatomy]  :: a system (of organs)
appareillade {f}  :: mating (of animals for breeding)
appareillage {m} [nautical]  :: casting off
appareillage {m}  :: device, equipment
appareillement {m}  :: mating
appareiller {vt}  :: to join or mix together
appareiller {vt}  :: to mate animals for breeding
appareiller {vt}  :: to prepare
appareiller {vt}  :: to fit with a prosthesis
appareiller {vi} [nautical]  :: to cast off
appareilleur {m}  :: preparer
appareilleuse {f}  :: feminine singular of appareilleur
appareilleuse {f}  :: madam (of a brothel), pimp
appareil photo {m}  :: Camera (for still pictures)
appareil photo numérique {m}  :: A digital camera
apparemment {adv}  :: apparently (seemingly)
apparence {f}  :: appearance
apparent {adj}  :: apparent (all senses)
apparenté {adj}  :: related
apparentement {m}  :: similarity, apparentness
apparenter {vt}  :: to be related to
apparenter {vr} [~ à]  :: to resemble, be similar to
appariement {m}  :: matching
appariement {m}  :: coupling
apparier {vt}  :: to pair or match
apparier {vt} [of birds]  :: to couple or mate
appariteur {m}  :: attendant, porter, beadle, usher, verger, apparitor (especially at a university)
apparition {f}  :: appearance
apparition {f}  :: ghost
apparition {f} [baseball]  :: plate appearance
apparitorat {m} [Belgium, DR Congo]  :: office of student affairs (at a university)
apparoir {vi} [literary]  :: to appear
apparoir {vi} [literary]  :: to be evident or manifest
appart {m}  :: apartment
appartement {m}  :: apartment, flat
appartenance {f}  :: belonging
appartenance {f}  :: membership
appartenir {vi}  :: (+ à) to belong to
appartenir {vi}  :: (+ à) to concern
appas {mp} [literary]  :: charms
appauvri {adj}  :: impoverished
appauvrir {vt}  :: to impoverish
appauvrissement {m}  :: impoverishment
appeau {m}  :: decoy
appel {m}  :: call
appel {m}  :: appeal
appelant {adj}  :: appellant
appelant {m}  :: appellant
appelant {m} [Quebec, no feminine]  :: A decoy for birdhunt
appelante {f}  :: feminine noun of appelant
appel d'air {m}  :: through draught
appel d'air {m} [figuratively]  :: knock-on effect
appel d'offres {m} [commerce]  :: invitation to tender
appel du vide {m}  :: an intrusive thought or urge pertaining to self-destructive behaviour, that may occur during everyday activities
appeler {vt}  :: to call (out)
appeler {vt}  :: to call, phone, ring
appeler {vt}  :: to call for, summon
appeler {vi}  :: to call (out)
appeler {vr}  :: to be called
appeler un chat un chat {v} [idiomatic]  :: To call something what it is; to call a spade a spade
appellatif {adj} [grammar]  :: appellative
appellation {f}  :: call (instance of calling out)
appellation {f}  :: name; appellation
appellation contrôlée {f} [colloquial]  :: A synonym of the official term “appellation d’origine contrôlée
appellation d'origine contrôlée {f}  :: the French governmental certification granted to certain French geographical indications for wines, cheeses, butters, and other agricultural products
appeller {v} [obsolete]  :: alternative form of appeler
appendice {m}  :: appendix (vermiform appendix)
appendice {m}  :: appendix (text added to the end of a book or an article)
appendicectomie {f} [surgery]  :: appendectomy
appendicite {f}  :: appendicitis (inflammation of the vermiform appendix)
appendiculaire {adj}  :: appendicular
appendre {v}  :: to hang (something) from
appentis {m}  :: lean-to, shed, appentice, pentice, pent, penthouse
appertisation {f}  :: appertisation
appertiser {vt}  :: to can [food]
appesantir {vt}  :: to weigh down
appesantir {v}  :: to dull
appesantir {vr} [s'appesantir sur]  :: to condemn
appesantir {vr}  :: to get bogged down (with)
appesantissement {m}  :: dullness, heaviness
applaudimètre {m}  :: clapometer (an audience reaction monitor)
applaudir {v}  :: applaud (to express approval by clapping)
applaudissement {m} [chiefly in the plural]  :: applause, clapping
applaudisseur {m}  :: applauder (especially someone paid to applaud)
applaudisseuse {f}  :: feminine singular of applaudisseur
Apples {prop}  :: A commune in Vaud, Switzerland
appli {f}  :: app
applicabilité {f}  :: applicability
applicable {adj}  :: applicable
applicage {m}  :: application (of something to a surface)
applicateur {m}  :: applicator
applicatif {adj}  :: applicative
application {f}  :: application
application {f} [mathematics]  :: mapping
applicatrice {f}  :: feminine singular of applicateur
applique {f}  :: wall light
appliquer {vt}  :: to apply, to put something on something else
appliquer {vt}  :: to apply, to employ, to make use of
appliquer {vr} [~ à]  :: to apply to, to be applicable to
appliquer {vr}  :: to apply one's effort to something, to try hard, to dedicate oneself
appliquette {f}  :: applet (a small program module that runs under the control of a larger application)
appoggiature {f} [music]  :: appoggiatura
appogiature {f}  :: alternative form of appoggiature
appoint {m}  :: an amount of small change
appointé {adj}  :: salaried
appointé {adj}  :: appointed
appointemens {m}  :: obsolete form of appointement
appointement {m} [chiefly in the plural]  :: stipend, pay, salary
appointer {v}  :: to salary (attribute a salary to a position)
appointer {v}  :: to appoint (attribute a job, a position to someone)
appointer {v}  :: to sharpen into a point
appointer {vr} [s'appointer]  :: to unite; to become united
appontage {m}  :: landing (of an aircraft on an aircraft carrier)
appontement {m}  :: landing stage, pier, wharf
apponter {vi}  :: to land [on an aircraft carrier]
apponteur {m} [nautical]  :: A handler or marshal on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
apport {m}  :: contribution, input
apporter {v}  :: to bring (something)
apporter {v}  :: to take
apporter {v}  :: to give (support), to give, supply (explanation etc.)
apporter {v}  :: to bring (improvement, freedom etc.)
apporter {v}  :: to bring in (funding)
apporter {v}  :: to bring about (change, revolution)
apporteur {adj}  :: supporting (financially)
apposer {vt}  :: to put up, stick up, attach
apposer {v} [legal]  :: to stamp, sign
apposition {f}  :: apposition
appréciabilité {f}  :: substantiality
appréciable {adj}  :: substantial
appréciable {adj}  :: noticeable
appréciateur {m}  :: appreciator
appréciatif {adj}  :: appreciative
appréciation {f}  :: appreciation
appréciatrice {f}  :: feminine singular of appréciateur
apprécier {v}  :: to appreciate
apprendre {v}  :: to learn
apprendre {v}  :: to teach
apprendre par cœur {v}  :: to memorize
apprenti {m}  :: apprentice, trainee
apprentie {f}  :: trainee, apprentice (female)
apprentissage {m}  :: apprenticeship
apprentissage {m}  :: learning
appréhender {v}  :: to apprehend
appréhender {v}  :: to dread
appréhender {v}  :: to catch, apprehend
appréhensif {adj}  :: apprehensive
appréhension {f}  :: apprehension
appris {adj}  :: learnt
apprivoisable {adj}  :: tameable
apprivoisement {f}  :: taming (of an animal etc)
apprivoiser {v}  :: to tame
apprivoiseur {m}  :: tamer
apprivoiseuse {f}  :: feminine singular of apprivoiseur
approbateur {adj}  :: approving
approbatif {adj}  :: approbative
approbatif {adj} [dated]  :: approving
approbation {f}  :: approval (permission)
approbativement {adv} [dated]  :: approvingly
approbativité {f}  :: approbativement
approchable {adj}  :: approachable
approchant {adj}  :: similar
approchant {adj}  :: oncoming, approaching
approche {f}  :: approach
approcher {v}  :: to approach, to come close to, to move towards
approfondir {v}  :: to deepen
approfondir {v}  :: to consider more thoroughly, to delve deeper into
approfondissement {m}  :: deepening
approprié {adj}  :: appropriate
appropriateur {m}  :: appropriator
appropriation {f}  :: appropriation
appropriatrice {f}  :: feminine singular of appropriateur
approprier {vt}  :: to adapt (something) to a situation
approprier {vr}  :: to seize, take
approprier {vr}  :: to make one's own
approuvable {adj}  :: approvable
approuver {v}  :: to approve (of)
approvisionnement {m}  :: supply, supplying, stocking up
approvisionner {v}  :: to supply; stock
approvisionneur {m}  :: supplier, purveyor
approvisionneuse {f}  :: feminine singular of approvisionneur
approximé {adj}  :: approximated
approximatif {adj}  :: approximate (near correctness; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate;)
approximation {f}  :: approximation; an imprecise solution
approximativement {adv}  :: roughly, approximately
approximer {v}  :: to approximate (to carry or advance near; to cause to approach)
apprêt {m}  :: priming
apprêt {m}  :: primer
apprêtage {m}  :: preparation
apprêtage {m}  :: priming
apprêtage {m}  :: readiness
apprêter {vt}  :: To prepare, to get ready, prime
apprêter {vr} [followed by à]  :: to prepare for/to do, to get ready for/to do, to be about to do
apprêteur {m}  :: preparer, primer
apprêteur {m}  :: dresser (person)
apprêteuse {f}  :: feminine singular of apprêteur
appât {m} [obsolete]  :: lure
appât {m} [archaic]  :: (sexual) temptation
appât {m} [in the plural, literary]  :: charms
appât {m} [fishing]  :: bait
appât {m} [martial arts]  :: feint
appétence {f}  :: appetence
appétent {adj}  :: palatable
appâter {v} [fishing]  :: to bait, lure
appéter {v}  :: To (instinctively) desire
appétissant {adj}  :: appetizing
appétit {m}  :: appetite
appui {m}  :: support
appui-bras {m}  :: armrest
appui-main {m} [art]  :: maulstick
appui-tête {m}  :: headrest (part of a seat)
appuyer {vt}  :: to press, push
appuyer {vt}  :: to rest
appuyer {vt}  :: to support, to back
appuyer {vr} [with sur/contre]  :: to lean (on/against)
appuyer {vr} [with sur]  :: to depend (on), to rely (on)
appuyer {vr}  :: to put up with
appuyer sur le champignon {v} [colloquial]  :: to step on it, step on the gas, put one's foot down
apragmatique {adj}  :: apragmatic
apragmatisme {m}  :: apragmatism
apraxie {f} [pathology]  :: apraxia
apraxique {adj}  :: apraxic
aprin {adv} [Canada]  :: In the process, the action, of doing something or of something happening
apériodique {adj} [maths, physics]  :: aperiodic
a priori {adj}  :: intuitively known, a priori
apriorique {adj}  :: aprioristic
apriorisme {m}  :: apriorism
aprioriste {mf}  :: apriorist
apriorité {f}  :: apriority
apériteur {adj}  :: insurance (attributive)
apériteur {m}  :: insurance agent or broker
apéritif {m}  :: apéritif
apéritif géant {m}  :: A public drinking party
apéritrice {f}  :: feminine singular of apériteur
aprèm {mf}  :: afternoon
apéro {m}  :: apéritif (alcoholic drink served before a meal as an appetiser)
apéro {m}  :: apéritif (time before a meal when apéritifs are drunk)
apéro géant {m}  :: variant of apéritif géant
aprotique {adj} [chemistry]  :: aprotic
après {prep}  :: after
après {adv}  :: afterwards
après-demain {adv}  :: the day after tomorrow
après-dîner {m} [archaic]  :: afternoon (the time after the midday meal)
après-guerre {m}  :: post-war years, post-war period (especially the eight years following World War II)
après la lettre {adj} [engraving]  :: Lettered. "Épreuve, gravure après la lettre": a print made after the caption is added (lettered proof)
après la pluie, le beau temps {proverb}  :: Every cloud has a silver lining
après-midi {mf}  :: afternoon
après moi le déluge {phrase}  :: Used to indicate indifference to events that will happen after one’s death, or to indicate one’s own importance in maintaining order
après-rasage {m}  :: aftershave, a lotion for use after finishing shaving
après ski {m} [idiomatic]  :: A place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people
après-ski {m}  :: snowboot (a water-resistant type of footwear)
après tout {adv}  :: after all
après vous {phrase}  :: after you
apside {f} [astronomy]  :: apsis
apétale {adj} [botany]  :: apetalous
apte {adj}  :: apt
aptitude {f}  :: aptitude
apôtre {m}  :: apostle
aptère {m}  :: apteran
aptère {adj}  :: apterous
apôtresse {f}  :: feminine noun of apôtre
aptérygote {f}  :: apterygote
aptéryx {m}  :: kiwi (bird)
aptéryx {m}  :: kiwis
apuane {adj}  :: Apuan
Apulée {prop} {m}  :: Apuleius (writer in the Roman Empire)
apulien {adj}  :: Apulian
apurement {m} [finance]  :: balancing (of an account)
apurer {vt} [finance]  :: to balance (an account)
apyrène {adj} [of grapes etc]  :: seedless
aquacole {adj}  :: aquaculture (attributive)
aquacomplexe {m} [chemistry]  :: A complex formed by a compound when dissolved in water
aquaculteur {m}  :: aquaculturist
aquacultrice {f}  :: feminine singular of aquaculteur
aquaculture {f}  :: aquaculture
aquafortiste {m} [art]  :: etcher
aquagym {f}  :: aquaerobics
aqualudique {adj}  :: watersport (attributive)
aquanettoyage {f}  :: wet cleaning (contrasted with dry cleaning)
aquaphobie {f}  :: aquaphobia (fear of water)
aquaplanage {m}  :: aquaplaning
aquaplane {f}  :: aquaplane
aquaplaning {m}  :: aquaplaning
aquaporine {m}  :: aquaporin
aquarellé {adj} [art]  :: Painted in watercolour
aquarelle {f}  :: aquarelle, watercolour
aquareller {v} [art]  :: To paint in watercolour
aquarelliste {mf}  :: watercolourist / watercolorist
aquarium {m}  :: aquarium
aquarium {m} [slang]  :: a clambake (an instance of smoking in an enclosed space)
aquatinte {f} [art]  :: aquatint
aquatique {adj}  :: aquatic (relating to water; living in or near water, taking place in water)
aquavit {m}  :: aquavit
aqueduc {m}  :: aqueduct
aqueux {adj}  :: water, aqueous, aquatic
aquicole {adj}  :: alternative form of aquacole
aquiculteur {m}  :: alternative form of aquaculteur
aquicultrice {f}  :: feminine singular of aquiculteur
aquiculture {f}  :: alternative form of aquaculture
aquifère {m}  :: aquifer (an underground layer of water-bearing porous stone, earth, or gravel)
aquilin {adj}  :: aquiline
aquilon {m} [literary]  :: north wind
aquisextain {adj}  :: Of or from Aix-en-Provence
aquitain {adj} [attributive]  :: Aquitaine
aquitain {m}  :: Aquitanian (ancient language)
Aquitaine {prop}  :: Aquitaine
Aquitanien {n} [geology]  :: the Aquitanian (age)
aéré {adj}  :: (well-)ventilated, airy
ara {m}  :: macaw
arabe {adj}  :: Arabic
arabe {m}  :: Arabic language
Arabe {mf}  :: Arab (person)
arabe andalou {m}  :: Andalusian Arabic
arabe du coin {m} [derogatory]  :: A corner store run by people of North African descent
arabe espagnol {m}  :: Andalusian Arabic
arabe égyptien {m}  :: The Egyptian Arabic language
arabesque {f}  :: arabesque
arabesque {adj} [obsolete]  :: Arabic (relating to Arabic peoples)
arabica {m}  :: arabica (coffee)
Arabie {prop} {f}  :: Arabia
Arabie saoudite {prop} {f}  :: Saudi Arabia
Arabie Saoudite {prop} {f}  :: alternative form of Arabie saoudite
arabinogalactane {m} [carbohydrate]  :: arabinogalactan
arabique {adj}  :: Arabian
arabisation {f}  :: Arabization
arabiser {v}  :: To Arabize
arabisme {m}  :: Arabism
arabiste {mf}  :: Arabist
arabite {f} [organic compound]  :: arabitol
arable {adj}  :: arable
arabophile {adj}  :: arabophilic
arabophobe {adj}  :: arabophobic
arabophone {adj}  :: Arabic-speaking
arabophone {mf}  :: Arabic speaker
aracée {f}  :: aroid (of the family Araceae)
arachide {f}  :: groundnut, peanut, goober
arachidier {adj}  :: groundnut (attributive)
arachidique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: arachidic
arachidonique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: arachidonic
arachine {f} [organic compound]  :: arachin
arachique {adj} [organic chemistry]  :: arachidic
arachnéen {adj}  :: spider (attributive)
arachnéen {adj}  :: gossamer (attributive)
arachnide {m}  :: arachnid
arachnoïde {f}  :: arachnoid mater
arachnologie {f}  :: arachnology
arachnologiste {mf}  :: arachnologist
arachnophobie {f}  :: arachnophobia (an abnormal or irrational fear of spiders)
aréage {m}  :: area of land measured in ares
Aragon {prop} {m}  :: Aragon (region of Spain)
aragonais {adj}  :: Aragonese (from Aragon)
aragonais {m}  :: Aragonese (language)
Aragonais {m}  :: Aragonese person
Aragonaise {f}  :: feminine noun of Aragonais
aragonite {f} [mineral]  :: aragonite
araignée {f}  :: spider
araire {m}  :: ard, scratch plough
araméen {m}  :: Aramaic language
araméen {adj}  :: Aramaic (pertaining to the Aramaic language or culture)
Araméen {m}  :: Aramaic (person)
Araméenne {f}  :: feminine noun of Araméen
aramide {m}  :: aramid
aramon {m}  :: A variety of black grape from the South of France
aramon {m}  :: wine made from this grape variety
aranéide {m}  :: araneid
arantèle {f}  :: spider's web
arasement {m}  :: leveling
araser {vt}  :: to level, screed
araser {vt}  :: to plane
aérateur {m}  :: ventilator
aération {f}  :: Ventilation; airing out (of a space)
aratoire {adj}  :: ploughing (attributive)
araucaria {m}  :: monkey puzzle (tree of genus Araucaria)
arbalète {f} [weapons]  :: crossbow
arbalète {f} [skiing]  :: T-bar
arbalète {f} [navigation]  :: Jacob's staff
arbalétrier {m}  :: crossbowman (someone equipped with a crossbow)
arbalétrière {f}  :: loophole, arrowslit (in a castle)
arbalétrière {f}  :: crossbowman (female)
arbi {m}  :: arab
arbi {m}  :: Arabic (singular only)
arbitrage {m}  :: arbitration (the act or process of arbitrating)
arbitrage {m} [finance]  :: arbitrage
arbitrage {m} [economics]  :: trade-off
arbitrage {m} [sports]  :: refereeing
arbitragiste {mf}  :: arbitrager
arbitraire {adj}  :: arbitrary (determined by impulse)
arbitrairement {adv}  :: arbitrarily
arbitral {adj}  :: arbitral
arbitralement {adv}  :: arbitrally
arbitre {mf} [legal]  :: mediator, arbitrator
arbitre {mf} [sports]  :: referee
arbitre {m} [philosophy, archaic]  :: the will
arbitrer {v}  :: to arbitrate
arbitrer {v}  :: to referee
Arbois {prop}  :: A small town in the Jura department of Franche-Comté
arboisien {adj}  :: Of or from Arbois
arborer {v}  :: to sport (clothes, a badge etc.)
arborer {v}  :: to wear (a facial expression e.g. a smile, a frown)
arborer {v}  :: to fly, display (a flag)
arborescence {f}  :: arborescence
arborescent {adj}  :: arborescent
arboretum {m}  :: arboretum
arboricole {adj}  :: arboricole
arboriculteur {m}  :: arboriculturist
arboricultrice {f}  :: feminine singular of arboriculteur
arboriculture {f}  :: arboriculture
arborisation {f}  :: treeplanting
arboriser {v}  :: To plant trees
arbouse {f} [botany]  :: arbutus berry (fruit of the strawberry tree)
arbousier {m}  :: strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo)
arbovirose {m} [pathology]  :: arbovirosis
arbre {m}  :: tree (plant, diagram, anything in the form of a tree)
arbre {m}  :: axle
arbre {m} [mechanics]  :: drive shaft
arbre à cames {m}  :: camshaft
arbre de Noël {m}  :: A Christmas tree, (usually conifer) tree set up during the Christmas holiday season
arbre généalogique {m}  :: family tree
arbre à pain {m}  :: breadfruit (tree)
arbre à palabres {m}  :: The talking tree. (The baobab tree, a symbol of communication in French-speaking West Africa)
arbrisseau {m}  :: bush; shrub
arbuscule {m}  :: arbuscle (all senses)
arbuste {m}  :: bush
arbustif {adj} [botany]  :: Having the shape and the size of a bush or a little tree
arbutine {f} [organic compound]  :: arbutin
arc {m}  :: bow (weapon)
arc {m}  :: arc (curve)
arc {m} [geometry]  :: arc, circular arc, circle segment
arc {m} [architecture]  :: arch
arcade {f} [architecture]  :: arcade
arcade {f} [anatomy]  :: arch, ridge
arcade {f} [gaming]  :: arcade
arcade sourcilière {f} [anatomy]  :: supraorbital ridge
Arcadie {prop} {f}  :: Arcadia
arcadien {adj}  :: Arcadian (relating to Arcadia)
Arcadien {m}  :: Arcadian (inhabitant of ancient Arcadia)
Arcadienne {f}  :: feminine noun of Arcadien
arcane {adj} [archaic]  :: arcane, secret, mysterious
arcane {m} [chiefly in the plural]  :: mysteries, arcanum
arcanson {m}  :: rosin
arcasse {f} [nautical]  :: stern
arcature {f}  :: blind arcade
arc-boutant {m} [architecture]  :: flying buttress
arcboutant {m}  :: flying buttress
arc-boutement {m} [mechanical engineering]  :: Load amplied on a slide joint, parallel to the sliding axis but with a lever arm, so that the resulting torque blocks the system and prevents the sliding. This phenomenon is due to friction, and can be used by purpose, e.g. for an F-clamp or a roller freewheel. Over-centering, over-center locking, more than acceptable edge loading
arc-bouter {vt} [architecture]  :: to buttress
arc-bouter {vr}  :: to press, lean, brace (à, contre [up] against)
arc-bouter {vr}  :: to stand firm (in opposition to someone)
arcbouter {v}  :: alternative form of arc-bouter
arc de courbe {m}  :: arc (of a circle)
arc de triomphe {m}  :: A triumphal arch, monumental arch commemorating a triumph, such as a military victory
arc-doubleau {m} [architecture]  :: transverse arch (in Gothic architecture)
arceau {m}  :: arc, arch, vault
arc-en-ciel {adj}  :: rainbow
arc-en-ciel {m}  :: rainbow
Arceneaux {prop}  :: surname
archal {m} [rare]  :: brass
archange {m}  :: archangel
archangélique {adj}  :: archangelic
archanthropien {m}  :: Any of various forms of Homo erectus
archaïque {adj}  :: archaic
archaïquement {adv}  :: archaically
archaïsant {adj}  :: archaic
archaïsant {adj}  :: archaistic
archaïsant {m}  :: archaist
archaïser {v}  :: To archaize
archaïsme {m}  :: archaism
arche {f} [architecture]  :: arch
arche {f}  :: ark (Noah's ship)
archée {f} [biology]  :: archaean
archelle {f}  :: A shelf with hooks used to hang cups by their handles
archéen {adj}  :: Of or from Arches
archéen {adj}  :: Archean
archentéron {m}  :: archenteron
archer {m}  :: archer
archer à cheval {m}  :: horse archer, mounted archer
archerie {f}  :: archery
archerie {f}  :: a group of archers
Arches {prop}  :: A small town in the Vosges department of Lorraine
archet {m}  :: bow (rod used for playing stringed instruments)
archetier {m}  :: bowmaker
archevêché {m}  :: archbishopric, archdiocese
archevêché {m}  :: archbishop's palace
archevêque {m}  :: archbishop
archégone {m} [botany]  :: archegonium
archi- {prefix}  :: arch- (used for intensiveness), ultra-
archi- {prefix}  :: (colloquial); dead (extremely)
archiatre {m}  :: chief physician
archibondé {adj} [colloquial]  :: packed, chock-a-block
archichancelier {m}  :: archchancellor
archichancelière {f}  :: feminine singular of archichancelier
archichancellerie {f} [rare]  :: The office of an archchancellor
archichapelain {m}  :: archchaplain
archicélèbre {adj}  :: ultrafamous, superfamous
archiconfrérie {f}  :: archconfraternity
archiconnu {adj}  :: extremely well-known
archiconnu {adj}  :: hackneyed
archicube {m}  :: A student who repeats the third grade
archidiacre {m}  :: archdeacon
archidiocésain {adj}  :: archdiocesan
archidiocèse {m}  :: archdiocese
archiduc {m}  :: archduke (high nobiliary title)
archiducal {adj}  :: archducal
archiduché {m}  :: archduchy
archiduchesse {f}  :: archduchess
-archie {suffix}  :: -archy
archie {f}  :: principle
archifaux {adj}  :: Extremely wrong
archimandrite {m}  :: archimandrite
Archimède {prop}  :: Archimedes
archimédien {adj}  :: archimedean
archimillionnaire {mf}  :: multimillionnaire
archimillionnaire {adj}  :: Very, very rich
archine {f}  :: arshin
archipel {m}  :: archipelago
archiphonème {m} [linguistics]  :: archiphoneme
archiépiscopal {adj}  :: archiepiscopal
archiépiscopat {m}  :: archbishopric
archiplein {adj}  :: packed (filled with a large number or quantity of something)
archipresbytéral {adj}  :: archipresbyteral
archiprêtre {m}  :: archpriest
archière {f}  :: loophole, arrowslit (in the wall of a castle)
archisimple {adj}  :: Extremely simple or easy
architecte {mf}  :: architect (a designer of buildings)
architectonie {f}  :: synonym of architecture
architectonique {adj}  :: architectonic
architectonique {f}  :: architectonics
architectoniquement {adv}  :: architectonically
architectural {adj}  :: architectural
architecturalement {adv}  :: architecturally
architecture {f}  :: architecture
architecturer {v}  :: to architect
architransème {m} [translation studies]  :: an architranseme
architrave {f}  :: architrave
archivage {m}  :: filing
archivage {m}  :: archiving
archive {f}  :: an item in an archive, a document kept for historical interest
archive {f} [in the plural]  :: archive, archives
archiver {v}  :: to archive
archiviste {mf}  :: archivist
archivistique {adj}  :: archivistic, archival
archivistique {f}  :: archivistics (archival science)
archivolte {f}  :: archivolt
Archélaüs {prop}  :: Archelaus
archéo- {prefix}  :: archaeo-, archeo-
archéoastronome {m} [astronomy]  :: archaeoastronomer
archéoastronomie {f} [astronomy]  :: archaeoastronomy
archéologie {f}  :: archaeology (scientific study of past remains)
archæologie {f}  :: obsolete form of archéologie
archéologique {adj}  :: archaeological (relating to the science or research of archaeology)
archæologique {adj}  :: obsolete form of archéologique
archéologiquement {adv}  :: archaeologically
archéologue {mf}  :: archaeologist (someone who is skilled, professes or practices archaeology)
archæologue {mf}  :: obsolete form of archéologue
archéomagnétisme {m}  :: archaeomagnetism / archeomagnetism
archéométrie {f}  :: archeometry
archontat {m}  :: archonship
archonte {m} [historical]  :: archon
archère {f}  :: feminine singular of archer
archère {f}  :: synonym of archière
archèterie {f} [music]  :: bowmaking
archétypal {adj}  :: archetypal
archétype {adj}  :: archetypal
archétype {m}  :: archetype
archétypique {adj}  :: archetypal, archetypic, archetypical
arc long anglais {m}  :: longbow
arc à poulies {m} [weapons]  :: compound bow
arctique {adj} [geography]  :: Arctic (pertaining to or of the Arctic)
Arctique {prop} {m}  :: Arctic (northern region of the world)
-ard {suffix}  :: Used primarily to form pejoratives, diminutives, and nouns representing or belonging to a particular class or sort
Ardèche {prop}  :: Ardèche (department)
Ardèche {prop}  :: Ardèche (river)
ardéchois {adj}  :: from Ardèche
Ardéchois {m}  :: Someone from Ardèche
Ardéchoise {f}  :: feminine singular of Ardéchois
ardemment {adv}  :: ardently
ardennais {adj}  :: Of or from the Ardennes
Ardennes {prop} {m}  :: Ardennes
ardent {adj}  :: fiery, burning; ablaze; aflame
ardent {adj}  :: fervent; passionate
ardeur {f}  :: intense heat
ardeur {f} [figurative]  :: ardour, fervour, passion
ardéiforme {m}  :: heron (or other bird of the family Ardeidae)
ardillon {m}  :: tongue (of buckle)
ardûment {adv}  :: steeply
ardûment {adv}  :: arduously, difficultly
ardoisé {adj}  :: slate gray
ardoise {f}  :: slate
ardoise {f}  :: a small, portable chalkboard
ardoise {f} [figuratively]  :: an unpaid bill
ardoise {adj}  :: Similar in color to slate, a dark gray between neutral or blueish
ardoiser {v}  :: To cover with slates (or with a slate colour)
ardoiser {v}  :: To put it on the slate (pay with an informal credit account)
ardoisier {adj}  :: slate (attributive), slaty
ardre {vt} [archaic]  :: to burn
ardre {vi} [archaic]  :: to consume
ardu {adj} [literally]  :: steep, hence hard to climb
ardu {adj} [figuratively]  :: arduous, needing or using up much energ