Translation of "bottom" - English-French dictionary


noun /ˈbotəm/

the lowest part of anything

the bottom of the sea.

the part of the body on which a person sits.

bottomless adjective

very deep

sans fond
a bottomless pit.
be at the bottom of

to be the cause of (usually something bad)

être à l’origine de
Who’s at the bottom of these rumours?
What is at the bottom of these problems?
get to the bottom of

to discover the explanation or the real facts of (a mystery etc).

aller jusqu’au fond de
We need to get to the bottom of the dispute, and try to find a solution.

(Translation of “bottom” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)