Übersetzung von “torture” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countable-uncountabletorture /ˈtɔrtʃər/
the activity of hurting sb badly over a long period, especially to make them tell you sth
torture feminine , supplice masculine

They subjected him to hours of torture.
Ils l'ont soumis à des heures de torture.
a very boring or unpleasant experience
supplice masculine , torture feminine

a 3-hour meeting that was pure torture
une rencontre de 3 heures qui a été un véritable supplice


verb transitivetorture /ˈtɔrtʃər/
to make sb experience torture
torturer , mettre au supplice

They threatened to torture him.
Ils ont menacé de le torturer.

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


verb /ˈtoːtʃə/

to treat (someone) cruelly or painfully, as a punishment, or in order to make him/her confess something, give information etc

He tortured his prisoners
She was tortured by rheumatism/jealousy.



(something causing) great suffering

the torture of waiting to be executed.

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