Detailed Translations for darken from English to Dutch


to darken verb (darkens, darkened, darkening)

  1. to darken (become overcast; cloud over)
    • betrekken verb (betrek, betrekt, betrok, betrokken, betrokken)
  2. to darken (obscure)
    verdonkeren; verduisteren; versomberen
    • verdonkeren verb (verdonker, verdonkert, verdonkerde, verdonkerden, verdonkerd)
    • verduisteren verb (verduister, verduistert, verduisterde, verduisterden, verduisterd)
    • versomberen verb (versomber, versombert, versomberde, versomberden, versomberd)

Conjugations for darken:

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

Translation Matrix for darken:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
verduisteren cheating; corruption; corruptions; defalcation; embezzlement; fencing; fraud; malversation; malversations; swindle; swindling
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
betrekken become overcast; cloud over; darken
verdonkeren darken; obscure cadge; collar; expropriate; filch; go thieving; make off with; nick; pilfer; pinch; purloin; rob; snatch; snitch; steal; swipe; take; take away
verduisteren darken; obscure blur; cadge; collar; conceal; disguise; expropriate; filch; gloss over; go thieving; hide; hush up; make off with; mantle; nick; pilfer; pinch; purloin; rob; snatch; snitch; steal; suppress; swipe; take; take away; veil
versomberen darken; obscure

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Related Definitions for "darken":

  1. make dark or darker1
    • darken a room1
  2. become dark or darker1
    • The sky darkened1
  3. tarnish or stain1
    • a scandal that darkened the family's good name1

Wiktionary Translations for darken:

  1. to become dark(er) in colour
  2. to make dark(er) in colour
  3. to become darker (less bright)
  4. to make dark by reducing light
  1. donkerder maken

Cross Translation:
darken donker worden; versomberen; dempen foncergarnir d’un fond.
darken verdonkeren; verduisteren obscurcirrendre obscur.

darken form of dark:

dark adj

  1. dark (unlit)

dark [the ~] noun

  1. the dark (darkness)
    de duisternis; de donker; het duister
  2. the dark (hell; inferno; darkness)
    de hel; de duisternis

Translation Matrix for dark:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
donker dark; darkness
duister dark; darkness darkness; ignorance; obscurity; unfamiliarity with; vagueness
duisternis dark; darkness; hell; inferno darkness
hel dark; darkness; hell; inferno
- darkness; iniquity; night; nighttime; shadow; wickedness
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
donker dark; unlit dubious; grimy; nasty; obscure; problematic; questionable; scary; shady; shifty; sinister; slimy; suspect; suspicious; uncertain; unreliable
duister dark; unlit deceitful; dubious; grimy; mendacious; nasty; obscure; ominous; problematic; questionable; scary; shady; shifty; sinister; slimy; suspect; suspicious; uncertain; unreliable
hel garish; glaring; shrill; staring
onverlicht dark; unlit
- benighted; black; colored; coloured; dark-skinned; dour; glowering; glum; moody; morose; non-white; obscure; saturnine; sinister; sour; sullen

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Related Definitions for "dark":

  1. not giving performances; closed1
    • the theater is dark on Mondays1
  2. having skin rich in melanin pigments1
  3. brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)1
    • dark eyes1
  4. devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black1
    • sitting in a dark corner1
    • a dark day1
    • dark shadows1
    • dark as the inside of a black cat1
  5. (used of color) having a dark hue1
    • dark green1
    • dark glasses1
    • dark colors like wine red or navy blue1
  6. marked by difficulty of style or expression1
    • much that was dark is now quite clear to me1
  7. lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture1
    • the dark ages1
    • a dark age in the history of education1
  8. stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable1
    • Darth Vader of the dark side1
    • a dark purpose1
    • dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility1
  9. showing a brooding ill humor1
    • a dark scowl1
  10. secret1
    • keep it dark1
  11. an unenlightened state1
    • he was in the dark concerning their intentions1
  12. an unilluminated area1
  13. absence of light or illumination1
  14. absence of moral or spiritual values1
  15. the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside1

Wiktionary Translations for dark:

  1. ignorance
  2. nightfall
  3. a complete or partial absence of light
  1. not bright or light, deeper in hue
  2. hidden, secret
  3. having an absolute or relative lack of light
  1. zonder licht

Cross Translation:
dark duisternis Dunkelheit — ein dunkel, lichtarmer Zustand oder Ort
dark donker; obscuur; onbekend; duister obscur — Où il y a peu, où il n’y a pas de lumière.
dark donker; duister; duisternis; obscuriteit; donkerte; duisterheid obscuritéabsence partielle ou totale de lumière.
dark naargeestig; troosteloos; droefgeestig; melancholiek; weemoedig; zwaarmoedig; betrokken; bewolkt; donker; duister; mistroostig; somber; triestig sombre — Qui est peu éclairer ; qui recevoir peu de lumière ; qui est obscur.