Detailed Translations for spike from English to French


to spike verb (spikes, spiked, spiking)

  1. to spike (nail; hammer; nail down; drive in nails)
    – secure with spikes 1
    clouer; river; riveter
    • clouer verb (cloue, cloues, clouons, clouez, )
    • river verb (rive, rives, rivons, rivez, )
    • riveter verb (rivette, rivettes, rivetons, rivetez, )
  2. to spike (spear; gore; skewer)
    embrocher; empaler
    • embrocher verb
    • empaler verb (empale, empales, empalons, empalez, )
  3. to spike (hammer; ground; bang; drum)
    donner des coups de marteau; battre; frapper; taper
    • battre verb (bats, bat, battons, battez, )
    • frapper verb (frappe, frappes, frappons, frappez, )
    • taper verb (tape, tapes, tapons, tapez, )

Conjugations for spike:

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

spike [the ~] noun

  1. the spike (peak; top)
    l'heure de pointe; la pointe; l'heure d'affluence

Translation Matrix for spike:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
battre beat off
heure d'affluence peak; spike; top peak hour; rush hour
heure de pointe peak; spike; top peak hour; peak time; rush hour; top hour
pointe peak; spike; top a dig at somebody; apex; blot; burin; crest; culmination; dirt-mark; engraver; etching needle; gleam; graver; mountain top; peak; pinnacle; point; process; projecting part; projection; protrusion; protuberance; side hit; spatter; speck; spot; stain; summit; tip; top; vertex; wire nail
river clinch; settlement
- capitulum; ear; spike heel; spindle; stiletto heel
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
battre bang; drum; ground; hammer; spike affect; bang; battle with; beat up; churn; clack; clapper; clatter; combat; concern; contest; dust; fight; hammer; hit; knock; move; pound; quarrel; slap; smack; stir; strike; tap; tap at; thump; touch; whip
clouer drive in nails; hammer; nail; nail down; spike catch; clamp; clasp; evaluate; grab; grasp; grip; rate; rivet together; seize; take hold of; tax
donner des coups de marteau bang; drum; ground; hammer; spike bang; hammer; pound; thump
embrocher gore; skewer; spear; spike
empaler gore; skewer; spear; spike
frapper bang; drum; ground; hammer; spike bang; bash someone; batter; beat; hammer; hit; knock; pound; punch; push; slap; smack; smash; strike; tap; tap at; thump
river drive in nails; hammer; nail; nail down; spike rivet together
riveter drive in nails; hammer; nail; nail down; spike
taper bang; drum; ground; hammer; spike bang; bind; close; demarcate; fence off; hammer; hit; knock; plug; pound; punch; push; put under seal; seal; shut; slap; smack; stop up; tap; tap at; thump; type; typewrite
- empale; fortify; impale; lace; spike out; transfix
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- nail; prickle; spine; thorn

Related Words for "spike":

  • spiking, spiked, spikes

Synonyms for "spike":

Related Definitions for "spike":

  1. sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes1
    • spikes provide greater traction1
  2. a large stout nail1
    • they used spikes to fasten the rails to a railroad tie1
  3. any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object1
    • the spike pierced the receipts and held them in order1
  4. a long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)1
    • one of the spikes impaled him1
  5. a sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall (or a dinosaur)1
  6. each of the sharp points on the soles of athletic shoes to prevent slipping (or the shoes themselves)1
    • the second baseman sharpened his spikes before every game1
    • golfers' spikes damage the putting greens1
  7. a very high narrow heel on women's shoes1
  8. a transient variation in voltage or current1
  9. a sharp rise followed by a sharp decline1
    • the seismograph showed a sharp spike in response to the temblor1
  10. (botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis1
  11. fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn1
  12. manifest a sharp increase1
    • the voltage spiked1
  13. add alcohol to (beverages)1
    • the punch is spiked!1
  14. bring forth a spike or spikes1
    • my hyacinths and orchids are spiking now1
  15. secure with spikes1
  16. pierce with a sharp stake or point1
  17. stand in the way of1

Wiktionary Translations for spike:

  1. ear of grain
  2. informal: running shoes with spikes in the soles
  1. Tige rigide, courte et pointue
  2. pointe inversée menaçante
  3. Pièce de métal à pointes, qui sert, dans les ouvrages de bâtiment, à attacher fortement quelque chose
  4. Clou ou vis à tête en anneau
  5. mouvement brusque occasionner par quelque sensation subite et violente.
  1. Faire un sursaut, un mouvement brusque en étant surpris.

Cross Translation:
spike clouer vastspijkeren — met spijkers bevestigen
spike épi ÄhreBotanik: Blüte und Fruchtstand bei Getreide und anderen Graspflanzen