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Detailed Translations for brace from English to French


brace [the ~] noun

  1. the brace (accolade)
  2. the brace (gimlet)
    la vrille; le chignole
  3. the brace (clamp; lock)

Translation Matrix for brace:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
accolade accolade; brace citation; quotation
chignole brace; gimlet electric hand-drill
emboîture brace; clamp; lock
vrille brace; gimlet brace and bit; drill; gimlet; hand drill; propeller; screw; spin; spinning dive; tailspin; turbulence; vine; wood drill
- bitstock; braces; bracing; gallus; orthodontic braces; pair; suspender
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- arouse; energise; energize; perk up; poise; stabilise; stabilize; steady; stimulate
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- post; steel

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Antonyms for "brace":

  • de-energise; de-energize; sedate

Related Definitions for "brace":

  1. a structural member used to stiffen a framework1
  2. a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring1
  3. an appliance that corrects dental irregularities1
  4. a support that steadies or strengthens something else1
    • he wore a brace on his knee1
  5. elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)1
  6. a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it1
  7. either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material1
  8. a set of two similar things considered as a unit1
  9. cause to be alert and energetic1
  10. support by bracing1
  11. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace1
    • brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel1
  12. prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult1

Wiktionary Translations for brace:

  1. to prepare oneself for an impact
  2. to swing round the yards
  1. structural piece used for support, often diagonal
  2. two goals in one game
  3. curved, pointed typographic line
  4. measure of length representing a person's outstretched arms
  1. Action d’embrasser en mettant les bras autour du cou.
  2. arts|fr Pièce de bois ou barre de fer qui se met entre d’autres pour les soutenir ou les lier ensemble.
  3. Manivelle porte-foret
  4. construction|fr pièce de bois qu’on place en travers dans les tranchées d’une fondation, dans les galeries d’une mine pour empêcher les terres de s’ébouler.

Cross Translation:
brace bretelles Hosenträger — dehnbare Träger, die über die Schultern geführt werden und am Hosenbund befestigt sind, um das Herunterrutschen der Hose zu verhindern
brace étayer; appuyer abstützen — (transitiv) etwas physisch gegen Herabfallen oder Umfallen sichern
brace bras bras — scheepvaart|nld een lijn verbonden aan het uiteinde van een ra met als doel de ra ten opzichte van de wind te kunnen draaien

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