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Detailed Translations for acceleration from English to French


acceleration [the ~] noun

  1. the acceleration (speed)
  2. the acceleration
    l'accélération; le démarrage
  3. the acceleration (gear)
    la vitesse; le changement de vitesse

Translation Matrix for acceleration:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
accélération acceleration; speed accelerating; hastening; speeding up
changement de vitesse acceleration; gear; speed
démarrage acceleration beginning; bootstrap; commencement; departing; departure; going away; leaving; opening; outset; putting to sea; sailing; start; starting; startup; taking off
vitesse acceleration; gear airspeed; briskness; driving speed; flying-speed; full speed; quickness; rapidity; speed; tempo; velocity
- quickening; speedup

Related Words for "acceleration":

Synonyms for "acceleration":

Antonyms for "acceleration":

  • deceleration

Related Definitions for "acceleration":

  1. the act of accelerating; increasing the speed1
  2. an increase in rate of change1
    • modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change1
  3. (physics) a rate of increase of velocity1

Wiktionary Translations for acceleration:

  1. (physics)
  2. amount
  3. act or state
Cross Translation:
acceleration accélération versnelling — tweede tijdsafgeleide van de positie
acceleration accélération versnelling — toename van het tempo
acceleration accélération acceleratie — toename van de snelheid
acceleration accélération Beschleunigungallgemein: Erhöhung der Geschwindigkeit eines Vorgangs


to accelerate verb (accelerates, accelerated, accelerating)

  1. to accelerate (speed up; quicken; hasten)
    accélérer; précipiter; presser; hâter; activer; brusquer
    • accélérer verb (accélère, accélères, accélérons, accélérez, )
    • précipiter verb (précipite, précipites, précipitons, précipitez, )
    • presser verb (presse, presses, pressons, pressez, )
    • hâter verb (hâte, hâtes, hâtons, hâtez, )
    • activer verb (active, actives, activons, activez, )
    • brusquer verb (brusque, brusques, brusquons, brusquez, )
  2. to accelerate
    accélérer; démarrer
    • accélérer verb (accélère, accélères, accélérons, accélérez, )
    • démarrer verb (démarre, démarres, démarrons, démarrez, )

Conjugations for accelerate:

  1. accelerate
  2. accelerate
  3. accelerates
  4. accelerate
  5. accelerate
  6. accelerate
simple past
  1. accelerated
  2. accelerated
  3. accelerated
  4. accelerated
  5. accelerated
  6. accelerated
present perfect
  1. have accelerated
  2. have accelerated
  3. has accelerated
  4. have accelerated
  5. have accelerated
  6. have accelerated
past continuous
  1. was accelerating
  2. were accelerating
  3. was accelerating
  4. were accelerating
  5. were accelerating
  6. were accelerating
  1. shall accelerate
  2. will accelerate
  3. will accelerate
  4. shall accelerate
  5. will accelerate
  6. will accelerate
continuous present
  1. am accelerating
  2. are accelerating
  3. is accelerating
  4. are accelerating
  5. are accelerating
  6. are accelerating
  1. be accelerated
  2. be accelerated
  3. be accelerated
  4. be accelerated
  5. be accelerated
  6. be accelerated
  1. accelerate!
  2. let's accelerate!
  3. accelerated
  4. accelerating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for accelerate:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
accélérer accelerate; hasten; quicken; speed up ease in; put a spurt on; speed up
activer accelerate; hasten; quicken; speed up activate; aggravate; arouse; awake; begin; blow; blow the fire; boost; commence; encourage; encourage someone; excite; fan; fan a flame; incite; initiate; inspire; instigate; introduce; introduce somebody to; motivate; motivate someone; poke; poke up; provoke; push on; put someone on to something; set; set in motion; set up; start; start off; start to; stimulate; stir; stir up; stoke up; strike up; support; take off; take on; undertake; urge
brusquer accelerate; hasten; quicken; speed up antagonise; antagonize; assault; attack; brush off; brutalise; brutalize; bully; coerce; compel; force; harass; lay violent hands upon; oblige; pester; provoke; raid; snub; storm; tease; use force; violate
démarrer accelerate be off; begin; break into; bring up; broach; broach a subject; cast off; commence; cut into; enter into; get under way; go for a drive; herald; open; put forward; put on the table; ring in; set in; set in motion; set up; spurt; start; start to; strike up; take off; take on; take upon oneself; undertake
hâter accelerate; hasten; quicken; speed up hurry; hustle; make haste; rouse; rush; storm; stress; urge on
presser accelerate; hasten; quicken; speed up boost; chase; clasp; clench; clutch; compress; crush; drive; encourage; excite; fasten; grabble; grasp; grip; hasten; hurry; hustle; incite; insist; keep on; make haste; move it; pack; peg out; persist; pinch; pinch out; press; press in; press together; push on; rouse; rummage; rush; scramble; seize; squeeze; squeeze dry; squeeze empty; squeeze out; stimulate; storm; urge; wedge
précipiter accelerate; hasten; quicken; speed up crash down; rush; storm; thunder down
- quicken; speed; speed up
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
activer enable; turn on

Related Words for "accelerate":

Synonyms for "accelerate":

Antonyms for "accelerate":

  • decelerate

Related Definitions for "accelerate":

  1. move faster1
    • The car accelerated1
  2. cause to move faster1
    • He accelerated the car1

Wiktionary Translations for accelerate:

  1. to become faster
  2. to hasten
  3. to quicken natural or ordinary progression or process
  4. to cause to move faster
Cross Translation:
accelerate accélérer versnellen — een grotere snelheid (doen) bereiken
accelerate accélérer accelereren — (overgankelijk) versnellen