Übersetzung von “swell” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbswell /swɛl/ ( pt swelled pp swollen )
intransitive ( swell up,) (of part of the body) to become larger and filled with fluid

His arm was swelling from the animal's bite.
Son bras enflait suite à la morsure de l'animal.
transitive-intransitive to become larger or curve outward

as the balloon swelled
tandis que le ballon gonflait

The wind was swelling the sails.
Le vent gonflait les voiles.
intransitive (of a sound) to become louder
devenir plus fort/-e , monter

as the music swelled at the end
comme la musique devenait plus forte à la fin
transitive-intransitive to increase in number

The deficit has swelled to 300 billion dollars.
Le déficit a atteint 300 milliards de dollars.

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


verb /swel/ (past tense swelled, past participle swollen /ˈswoulən/)

to make or become larger, greater or thicker

enfler, gonfler
The insect-bite made her finger swell
I invited her to join us on the excursion in order to swell the numbers.
swelling noun

a swollen area, especially on the body as a result of injury, disease etc

She had a swelling on her arm where the wasp had stung her.
swollen /ˈswəulən/ adjective

increased in size, thickness etc, through swelling

a swollen river
He had a swollen ankle after falling down the stairs.
swollen-headed adjective

too pleased with oneself; conceited

He’s very swollen-headed about his success.
swell out

to (cause to) bulge

(se) gonfler
The sails swelled out in the wind.
swell up

(of a part of the body) to swell

The toothache made her face swell up.

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