Translation of "crack" - English-French dictionary

crack

verb /krӕk/

to (cause to) break partly without falling to pieces

(se) fêler
The window cracked down the middle.

to break (open)

casser
He cracked the peanuts between his finger and thumb.

to make a sudden sharp sound of breaking

craquer
The twig cracked as I stepped on it.

to make (a joke)

sortir
He’s always cracking jokes.

to open (a safe) by illegal means.

percer

to solve (a code).

déchiffrer

to give in to torture or similar pressures

craquer
The spy finally cracked under their questioning and told them everything he knew.
cracked adjective

damaged by cracks

fêlé
a cracked cup.

crazy

cinglé
She must be cracked!
crackdown noun

mesures énergétiques
cracker noun

a thin crisp biscuit.

craquelin

a small exploding firework

pétard

a decorated paper tube, containing paper hats etc, which gives a loud crack when pulled apart.

diablotin
crackers adjective

crazy

maboule
You must be crackers to believe that!
crack a book ( crack a book)

(slang) to open a book in order to read or study

ouvrir un livre
He always gets high marks in his exams although he hardly cracks a textbook.
crack down (on)

to act firmly against

prendre des mesures énergétiques; sévir contre
The police have cracked down on drug dealers
to crack down on illegal immigration.
get cracking

to get moving quickly.

s’y mettre
have a crack (at)

to have a try at.

tenter de

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