Übersetzung von “word” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounword /wɜrd/
countable a combination of letters with a meaning
mot masculine

a dictionary containing over 12,000 words
un dictionnaire contenant plus de 12 000 mots

Can you spell the word correctly?
Pouvez-vous orthographier ce mot correctement ?
singular a short conversation
mot masculine

I had a quick word with him about not wearing jeans.
Je lui ai rapidement touché un mot pour lui dire de ne pas porter de jean.
news or rumor
bruit masculine qui court , nouvelles feminine plural

What's the word on Jenny and Daniel - did they break up?
Quel est ce bruit qui court à propos de Jenny et Daniel ; est-ce qu'ils ont rompu ?

We'll send word when it's OK for you to come.
Nous vous enverrons des nouvelles quand ce sera OK pour que vous veniez.
plural what sb says
ce que qqn dit

In the words of my favorite teacher - "you're never too old to learn."
Comme dirait mon professeur préféré : "On n'est jamais trop vieux pour apprendre."
a word of advice/warning/caution etc.
advice, a warning, etc.
conseil masculine

Just one word of warning - don't trust any of them.
Un petit conseil, ne faites confiance à aucun d'entre eux.

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


noun /wəːd/

the smallest unit of language (whether written, spoken or read)

a list of useful words to learn.

a (brief) conversation

I’d like a (quick) word with you in my office.


When you get there, send word that you’ve arrived safely.

a solemn promise

He gave her his word that it would never happen again.
wording noun

the manner of expressing something, the choice of words etc

The wording on the contract will have to be altered.
word processor noun

a program for writing or editing texts, letters etc and storing them in the computer’s memory; a computer used for doing this.

(machine à) traitement de text
word processing noun

traitement de text
word-perfect adjective

repeated, or able to repeat something, precisely in the original words

sur le bout des doigts
a word-perfect performance
He wants to be word-perfect by next week’s rehearsal.
by word of mouth

by one person telling another in speech, not in writing

She got the information by word of mouth.
get a word in edgeways

to break into a conversation etc and say something

placer un mot
He talks so much that it’s virtually impossible to get a word in edgeways.
in a word

to sum up briefly

en un mot
In a word, I don’t like him.
keep/break one’s word

to keep or fail to keep one’s promise

tenir/manquer à (sa) parole
She kept her word and provided us with everything we needed.
take (someone) at his/her word

to believe (someone) without question and act according to his words

prendre (qqn) au mot
We had no choice but to take him at his word.
take someone’s word for it

to assume that what someone says is correct (without checking)

croire (qqn) sur parole
I took his word for it in the hope that he wouldn’t let us down.
word for word

in the exact, original words

mot pour mot
That’s precisely what he told me, word for word.

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