death translation English to French: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "death" - English-French dictionary

death

noun /deθ/
the act of dying mort, décès There have been several deaths in the town recently Most people fear death.
something which causes one to die mort Smoking too much will be the death of him.
the state of being dead mort Her eyes were closed in death.
deathly adjective, adverb
as if caused by death de mort a deathly silence It was deathly quiet.
death-bed noun
the bed in which a person dies. lit de mort
death certificate
an official piece of paper signed by a doctor stating the cause of someone’s death. acte de décès
at death’s door
on the point of dying. à l’agonie
catch one’s death (of cold)
to get a very bad cold attraper la mort If you go out in that rain without a coat, you’ll catch your death (of cold).
put to death
to cause to be killed exécuter In the old days, criminals were put to death by hanging.
to death
very greatly à mourir I’m sick to death of you.
Translations of “death”
in Arabic مَوْت, وَفاة…
in Korean 죽음…
in Malaysian kematian, penyebab kematian, mati…
in Turkish ölüm, ebdiyete intikal…
in Italian morte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死,死亡…
in Russian смерть…
in Polish śmierć…
in Vietnamese cái chết, bị giết chết, tình trạng chết…
in Spanish muerte…
in Portuguese morte…
in Thai การตาย, สาเหตุการตาย, ความตาย…
in German der Tod…
in Catalan mort…
in Japanese 死…
in Indonesian kematian, penyebab kematian, mati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死,死亡…
(Definition of death from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
by ,
June 22, 2016
by Liz Walter On June 23rd, Britain will decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union (EU). I’m more than happy to bore friends with my own views on the subject, but the purpose of this post is simply to highlight the language of the debate. The precise question we will be answering

Read More 

Word of the Day

act out

to behave badly because you are unhappy or upset , often in ways that you are not aware of

Word of the Day

foodfie noun
foodfie noun
June 20, 2016
informal a photograph of the food that you are eating Foodfie on Instagram

Read More