Detailed Translations for foil from English to Dutch


foil [the ~] noun

  1. the foil
    de folie
  2. the foil (sword)
    de degen
    • degen [de ~ (m)] noun, plural
  3. the foil (sword)
    het rapier; lange puntige degen
  4. the foil (fencing-sword)
    de floret

to foil verb (foils, foiled, foiling)

  1. to foil (parry; ward off; field)
    pareren; afweren; weren
    • pareren verb (pareer, pareert, pareerde, pareerden, gepareerd)
    • afweren verb (weer af, weert af, weerde af, weerden af, afgeweerd)
    • weren verb (weer, weert, weerde, weerden, geweerd)

Conjugations for foil:

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

Translation Matrix for foil:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
afweren defending
degen foil; sword
floret fencing-sword; foil
folie foil
lange puntige degen foil; sword
rapier foil; sword
weren defending
- enhancer; hydrofoil; transparency
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
afweren field; foil; parry; ward off defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; resist
pareren field; foil; parry; ward off
weren field; foil; parry; ward off avert; defend; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; prevent; resist
- baffle; bilk; cross; frustrate; queer; scotch; spoil; thwart

Related Words for "foil":

  • foiling, foils

Synonyms for "foil":

Related Definitions for "foil":

  1. a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button1
  2. a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal1
    • the photographic film was wrapped in foil1
  3. picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector1
  4. a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through1
  5. anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities1
    • pretty girls like plain friends as foils1
  6. cover or back with foil1
    • foil mirrors1
  7. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of1
    • foil your opponent1
  8. enhance by contrast1
    • In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background1

Wiktionary Translations for foil:

  1. to multiply two binomials together
  2. prevent from being accomplished
  1. type of sword used in fencing
  2. thin aluminium/aluminum or tin used for wrapping food
  3. thin sheet of metal
  1. dun en buigzaam vel van een metaal of kunststof

Cross Translation:
foil blad; vel Blatt — ein beschnittenes Stück Papier oder Folie
foil verijdelen; omvergooide vereiteln — (transitiv): zum Scheitern bringen
foil folie; plaat lame — Solide aplati
foil rapier; floret rapièreépée longue et fine, à coquille hémisphérique.

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