Übersetzung von “dry” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivedry /draɪ/ ( drier, driest )
≠wet; with little or no moisture

Are the clothes dry yet?
Tes vêtements sont-ils secs maintenant ?

dry weather
temps sec

when the glue is dry
quand la colle est sèche
(of skin or hair) not soft or smooth

cream for dry skin
crème pour peau sèche
(of food) without enough moisture after being overcooked

The meat was dry and chewy.
La viande était sèche et difficile à mâcher.
(of humor) expressed in a way that seems serious

a very dry sense of humor
un sens de l'humour pince-sans-rire
not allowing the sale of alcohol
où l'alcool est prohibé

a dry town/county
une ville / un comté où l'alcool est prohibé


verb transitive-intransitivedry /draɪ/ ( dries, dried )
to become or make dry

He dried the dog with a towel.
Il sécha le chien avec une serviette.

as the paint dries
pendant que la peinture sèche

dry off

verb phrasaldry off [ ˈdraɪ ˈɔf, ˈɒf ]
to make sth completely dry

She dried herself off.
Elle se sécha.

dry out

verb phrasaldry out [ ˈdraɪ ˈaʊt ]
to become completely dry
sécher , dessécher

We left our clothes in the sun to dry out.
Nous avons laissé nos vêtements au soleil pour qu'ils sèchent.

Having the heat on dries my skin out.
Le chauffage me dessèche la peau.

dry up

verb phrasaldry up [ ˈdraɪ ˈʌp ]
(of a body of water) to become completely dry
(se) dessécher , (s')assécher

The pond has dried up.
L'étang s'est asséché.
(of a supply) to gradually stop existing
se tarir

Work in the industry is drying up.
L'emploi dans l'industrie se tarit.

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


adjective /drai/

having little, or no, moisture, sap, rain etc

The ground is very dry
The leaves are dry and withered
I need to find dry socks for the children.

uninteresting and not lively

a very dry book.

(of humour or manner) quiet, restrained

a dry wit.

(of wine) not sweet.

dried adjective

(of food) having had moisture removed for the purpose of preservation

dried flowers
dried fruit.
drier noun ( dryer)

a machine etc that dries

a hair-dryer.
drily adverb ( dryly)

in a quiet, restrained (and humorous) manner

d’un air pince-sans-rire
He commented drily on the untidiness of the room.
dryness noun

dry-clean verb

to clean (clothes etc) with chemicals, not with water.

nettoyer à sec
dry land

the land as opposed to the sea etc.

terre ferme
dry off

to make or become completely dry

(se) sécher
She climbed out of the swimming-pool and dried off in the sun.
dry up

to lose water; to cease running etc completely

se dessécher, se tarir
All the rivers dried up in the heat.

to become used up

se tarir
Supplies of bandages have dried up.

to make dry

The sun dried up the puddles in the road.

(of a speaker) to forget what he is going to say

rester sec
He dried up in the middle of his speech.

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