Detailed Translations for refining from English to Dutch


refining [the ~] noun

  1. the refining (civilizing; cultivating; polishing)
    cultiveren; ontwikkelen; het vormen; beschaven
  2. the refining (nuancing; modification; differentiation)
    de nuancering

Translation Matrix for refining:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
beschaven civilizing; cultivating; polishing; refining
cultiveren civilizing; cultivating; polishing; refining cultivating; improvements; stimulations
nuancering differentiation; modification; nuancing; refining
ontwikkelen civilizing; cultivating; polishing; refining
vormen civilizing; cultivating; polishing; refining
- purification; refinement
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
beschaven civilise; civilize; cultivate
cultiveren civilise; civilize; cultivate
ontwikkelen blossom; civilise; civilize; cultivate; develop; evolve; exercise; fill out; grow in size; practice; practise; train; tutor; unfold
vormen be; bring up; educate; form; give shape; knead; massage; model; mould; raise; rear; shape

Synonyms for "refining":

Related Definitions for "refining":

  1. the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)1

Wiktionary Translations for refining:

  1. het raffineren

refining form of refine:

to refine verb (refines, refined, refining)

  1. to refine (ennoble)
    verfijnen; veredelen
    • verfijnen verb (verfijn, verfijnt, verfijnde, verfijnden, verfijnd)
    • veredelen verb (veredel, veredelt, veredelde, veredelden, veredeld)
  2. to refine (bring to perfection; improve; perfect)
    perfectioneren; bijschaven
    • perfectioneren verb (perfectioneer, perfectioneert, perfectioneerde, perfectioneerden, geperfectioneerd)
    • bijschaven verb (schaaf bij, schaaft bij, schaafde bij, schaafden bij, bijgeschaven)
  3. to refine
    • raffineren verb (raffineer, raffineert, raffineerde, raffineerden, geraffineerd)
  4. to refine (chasten; purify; ennoble)
    reinigen; kuisen; klaren; in zedelijk opzicht zuiveren; louteren

Conjugations for refine:

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

Translation Matrix for refine:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
reinigen clean-up; cleaning; cleansing; purification; service; washing; washing down
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bijschaven bring to perfection; improve; perfect; refine
in zedelijk opzicht zuiveren chasten; ennoble; purify; refine
klaren chasten; ennoble; purify; refine clear; clear baggage; enter; finish; fix; have ended; have finished
kuisen chasten; ennoble; purify; refine
louteren chasten; ennoble; purify; refine
perfectioneren bring to perfection; improve; perfect; refine better; complete; finish; improve; make better; perfect
raffineren refine
reinigen chasten; ennoble; purify; refine clean; clean out; clean up; clear; clear out; empty; finish; give a good cleaning; remove; tidy out; tidy up; wash
veredelen ennoble; refine
verfijnen ennoble; refine
- complicate; down; elaborate; fine-tune; polish; rarify; rectify

Related Words for "refine":

Synonyms for "refine":

Related Definitions for "refine":

  1. make more complex, intricate, or richer1
    • refine a design or pattern1
  2. make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of1
    • refine a method of analysis1
    • refine the constant in the equation1
  3. attenuate or reduce in vigor, strength, or validity by polishing or purifying1
    • many valuable nutrients are refined out of the foods in our modern diet1
  4. improve or perfect by pruning or polishing1
    • refine one's style of writing1
  5. reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities1
    • refine sugar1
  6. treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition1
    • refine paper stock1
    • refine pig iron1
    • refine oil1

Wiktionary Translations for refine:

  1. -
  1. (overgankelijk) zuiveren, fijner maken, verfijnen
  2. fijner of gevoeliger maken