Übersetzung von “defy” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitive defy /dɪˈfaɪ/ ( defies, defied )
deliberately disobey

countries that have defied international treaties
les pays qui ont bravé les traités internationaux
to behave in opposition to natural laws

to defy the law of gravity
défier la loi de la gravité
defy explanation/description/belief etc.
to be very difficult to explain, describe, etc.
défier toute explication/description/croyance etc.

outrageous behavior that defies explanation
un comportement scandaleux qui défie toute explication

(Übersetzung von “defy” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /diˈfai/

to dare (someone to act); to challenge

I defy you to try and stop me!

to resist boldly or openly

Are you defying my authority?

(Übersetzung von “defy” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)