Translation of "bottom" - English-German dictionary


noun /ˈbotəm/

the lowest part of anything

der Boden
the bottom of the sea.

the part of the body on which a person sits.

der Hintern
bottomless adjective

very deep

a bottomless pit.
be at the bottom of

to be the cause of (usually something bad)

der Grund
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).

einer Sache auf den Grund gehen
We need to get to the bottom of the dispute, and try to find a solution.

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