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Detailed Translations for temporize from English to French


to temporize verb, American (temporizes, temporized, temporizing)

  1. to temporize (retard; slow down; slacken; drag out; temporise)
    ralentir; retarder; temporiser
    • ralentir verb (ralentis, ralentit, ralentissons, ralentissez, )
    • retarder verb (retarde, retardes, retardons, retardez, )
    • temporiser verb (temporise, temporises, temporisons, temporisez, )

Conjugations for temporize:

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

Translation Matrix for temporize:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ralentir drag out; retard; slacken; slow down; temporise; temporize brake; delay; deter; ease off; put a brake on; retard; slow down; stop; take things easy; throttle back; throttle down
retarder drag out; retard; slacken; slow down; temporise; temporize delay; deter; drop back; fall back; fall behind; give ground; lose ground; retard; stop
temporiser drag out; retard; slacken; slow down; temporise; temporize dawdle; delay; deter; linger; postpone; procrastinate; put off; retard; saunter; stop; tarry
- temporise

Related Words for "temporize":

  • temporizing

Synonyms for "temporize":

Related Definitions for "temporize":

  1. draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time1
    • The speaker temporized in order to delay the vote1

Wiktionary Translations for temporize:

  1. retarder, différer, dans l’attente d’une occasion favorable, d’un temps plus propice.