Übersetzung von “spring” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounspring /sprɪŋ/
countable-uncountable the season after winter when plants begin to grow again
printemps masculine

We went to France last spring.
Nous sommes allés en France au printemps dernier.

when it warms up in spring
quand le climat se réchauffe au printemps
countable a piece of stiff, coiled wire
ressort masculine

mattress springs
des ressorts de matelas

tiny springs that make the watch work
les minuscules ressorts qui font fonctionner la montre
countable a source of water underground
source feminine

The lake is fed by springs.
Le lac est alimenté par des sources.


verb intransitivespring /sprɪŋ/ ( pt sprang pp sprung )
to jump, move, or bounce quickly

The rabbit sprang into the bushes.
Le lapin bondit dans les fourrés.

She sprang to her feet to greet us.
Elle se leva d'un bond pour nous accueillir.

A branch sprang back and hit me in the face.
Une branche m'a frappé au visage en reprenant sa place.
( spring up,) to happen or appear suddenly
sortir de terre , apparaître

Tiny green blades of grass sprang out of the ground.
De minuscules brins d'herbe verts sont sortis de terre.

the new tourist industry springing up in the region
la nouvelle industrie touristique apparaissant dans la région
to do quickly or with energy
se précipiter

Her husband sprang to her defense.
Son mari s'est précipité pour la défendre.

Tears sprang to my eyes.
Les larmes lui sont montées aux yeux.

spring on

verb phrasalspring on [ ˈsprɪŋ ˌɒn, ˌɔn ]
to surprise with new information

"They're getting married?" "Yeah, they sprang it on us last night."
"Ils vont se marier !" "Oui, ils nous l'ont annoncé hier soir."

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


verb /spriŋ/ (past tense sprang /spraŋ/, past participle sprung /spraŋ/)

to jump, leap or move swiftly (usually upwards)

sauter, bondir
She sprang into the boat.

to arise or result from

découler de
His bravery springs from his love of adventure.

to (cause a trap to) close violently

(se) refermer brusquement
The trap must have sprung when the hare stepped in it.
springy adjective

able to spring back into its former shape

élastique, souple
The grass is very springy.

having spring

These floorboards are springy.
springiness noun

sprung /sprŋa/ adjective

having springs

à ressorts
a sprung mattress.
springboard noun

a springy type of diving-board.


a board on which gymnasts jump before vaulting.

spring cleaning

thorough cleaning of a house etc especially in spring

grand nettoyage de printemps
This place is in need of some spring cleaning.
springtime noun

the season of spring.

spring up

to develop or appear suddenly

surgir brusquement
New buildings are springing up everywhere.



the season of the year between winter and summer when plants begin to flower or grow leaves

Spring is my favourite season.

a leap or sudden movement

The lion made a sudden spring on its prey.

the ability to stretch and spring back again

There’s not a lot of spring in this old trampoline.

a small stream flowing out from the ground.


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