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Detailed Translations for fathom from English to French


to fathom verb (fathoms, fathomed, fathoming)

  1. to fathom (see through)
    approfondir; pénétrer
    • approfondir verb (approfondis, approfondit, approfondissons, approfondissez, )
    • pénétrer verb (pénètre, pénètres, pénétrons, pénétrez, )

Conjugations for fathom:

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

fathom [the ~] noun

  1. the fathom (cord)
    la toise

Translation Matrix for fathom:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
toise cord; fathom
- fthm
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
approfondir fathom; see through deepen; excavate; exhume; explore in depth; get at the root of; get to the bottom; make more profound; study in depth
pénétrer fathom; see through bore through; come in; drill; encode; enter; get in; get through; go in; go inside; go into; impress; imprint; instil; instill; penetrate; perforate; pierce; pierce through; reach
- bottom; penetrate; sound
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- search out

Related Words for "fathom":

  • fathoming, fathomable, fathomed, fathoms

Synonyms for "fathom":

Related Definitions for "fathom":

  1. (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore1
  2. a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth1
  3. measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line1
  4. come to understand1

Wiktionary Translations for fathom:

  1. (transitive, figuratively) to manage to comprehend
  1. measure of length
  1. Mesure de la longueur des deux bras.
  2. Mesure de la profondeur de la mer.
  3. Ancienne unité de mesure longue de six pieds.

Cross Translation:
fathom sonder loden — het peilen van waterdiepte
fathom sonder gronden — het peilen van waterdiepte
fathom rechercher; fonder; approfondir ergründen — (transitiv) etwas bis ins Letzte klären; den Grund oder die Ursache für etwas versuchen herauszubekommen