Übersetzung von “seed” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countableseed /sid/
a small part of a plant that another plant grows from
graine feminine

a sunflower seed
une graine de tournesol
a small thing from which sth bigger develops
germe masculine

simple actions that are the seeds of social change
de simple actions qui sont les germes du changement social

the seeds of doubt in her mind
les germes du doute dans son esprit

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


noun /siːd/

the (part of) the fruit of a tree, plant etc from which a new plant may be grown

sunflower seeds
grass seed.

the beginning from which anything grows

There was already a seed of doubt in her mind.

(in a sporting competition etc) a seeded player

tête de série
She’s third seed in the competition.
seeded adjective

having been seeded

a seeded player.
seedling /-liŋ/ noun

a young plant just grown from a seed

Don’t walk on the lettuce seedlings!
seedy adjective


a rather seedy hotel.

ill or unhealthy

pas dans son assiette
He’s feeling a bit seedy.
seediness noun

aspect miteux
seedbed noun

ground prepared for growing seeds.

go to seed

(of a person) to become careless about one’s clothes and appearance

se négliger
Don’t let yourself go to seed when you reach middle age!

(of a place) to become rather shabby and uncared for

aller à vau-l’eau
This part of town has gone to seed recently.

(also run to seed) (of a plant) to produce seeds after flowering.

monter en graine



in golf, tennis etc, to arrange (good players) in a competition so that they do not compete against each other till the later rounds.


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