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Detailed Translations for span from English to French


to span verb (spans, spanned, spanning)

  1. to span (bind tightly)
    enjamber; gainer; couvrir; serrer; mouler; entourer de
    • enjamber verb (enjambe, enjambes, enjambons, enjambez, )
    • gainer verb
    • couvrir verb (couvre, couvres, couvrons, couvrez, )
    • serrer verb (serre, serres, serrons, serrez, )
    • mouler verb (moule, moules, moulons, moulez, )

Conjugations for span:

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

span [the ~] noun

  1. the span (width)
    l'envergure; la portée; l'écart
  2. the span (width)

Translation Matrix for span:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
envergure span; width wing-span; wing-spread
portée span; width composition; drift; earshot; hearing; intent; intention; meaning; purport; purpose; range; reach; reach of clicks; scope; sense; size; stature; stave; substance; tendency; tenor; volume
serrer screwing down; screwing home; screwing tighter
écart span; width aberration; digression; straying; variance; wandering
- bridge; straddle
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
couvrir bind tightly; span announce; arch over; armor; armour; bale; blind; blur; board; camouflage; clothe; compensate for; conceal; counterbalance; cover; cover up; cover with; cover with greenery; crate; dust with; envelop; fence in; fence off; furnish; inform; lock up; make good; mantle; mask; pack; package; protect; report; roof in; shroud; sprinkle with; state; swathe; time consuming; upholster; veil; wrap; wrap up
enjamber bind tightly; span cross
entourer de bind tightly; span
gainer bind tightly; span
mouler bind tightly; span be; form; knead; massage; model; mould; shape
serrer bind tightly; span caress; clamp; clasp; clench; clutch; compress; cuddle; fasten; fondle; gag; grasp; grip; hug; jam; lock; oppress; pack; pinch; press; press together; pull to; screw; screw down; screw on; seize; squeeze; stalemate; stretch; stroke; thighten; tighten; turn off; wedge
- cross; sweep; traverse
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- cover over; embrace; extend over; range over; stretch over

Related Words for "span":

  • spans

Synonyms for "span":

Related Definitions for "span":

  1. the act of sitting or standing astride1
  2. a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.1
  3. the distance or interval between two points1
  4. a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)1
  5. the complete duration of something1
    • the job was finished in the span of an hour1
  6. to cover or extend over an area or time period1
    • The parking lot spans 3 acres1
    • The novel spans three centuries1

Wiktionary Translations for span:

  1. the space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended
  1. to traverse the distance between
  2. to cover or extend over an area or time period
  1. attacher des bêtes de trait à une voiture, à une charrue, etc.
  2. Se superposer
  3. franchir étendre la jambe.
  1. Mesure de longueur qu'on prend du bout du pouce à l'extrémité du petit doigt, lorsque la main est ouverte le plus possible.

Cross Translation:
span franchir overspannen — ergens overheen spannen
span envergure SpannweiteEntfernung zwischen den Spitzen der Flügel eines Vogels, Insekts oder Flugzeugs

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