Detailed Translations for sharpened from English to Dutch


Translation Matrix for sharpened:

AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
geslepen polished; sharpened; smoothened; well sharpened bluntly; close; close by; coarse; crude; cunning; even; false; flat; flatly; level; low; mean; nasty; point blank; roguish; seasoned; sharp; shrewd; slick; slippery; sly; smooth; underhand; uniform; unwavering; vicious; vile; vulgar
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
gepolijst polished; sharpened; smoothened; well sharpened polished; shined
gescherpt sharpened
gladgemaakt polished; sharpened; smoothened; well sharpened
gladgeslepen polished; sharpened; smoothened; well sharpened

Related Words for "sharpened":

Synonyms for "sharpened":

Related Definitions for "sharpened":

  1. made sharp or sharper1
    • a sharpened knife cuts more cleanly1
  2. having the point made sharp1
    • a sharpened pencil1

sharpened form of sharpen:

to sharpen verb (sharpens, sharpened, sharpening)

  1. to sharpen (sharpen one's pencil)
    punten; aanpunten
    • punten verb
    • aanpunten verb (punt aan, puntte aan, puntten aan, aangepunt)
  2. to sharpen (accentuate)
    aanscherpen; aanspitsen
  3. to sharpen
    slijpen; scherp maken
  4. to sharpen
    slijpen; aanslijpen
    • slijpen verb (slijp, slijpt, slijpte, slijpten, geslepen)
    • aanslijpen verb (slijp aan, slijpt aan, sleep aan, slepen aan, aangeslepen)
  5. to sharpen
    • aanpunten verb (punt aan, puntte aan, puntten aan, aangepunt)
  6. to sharpen (tighten)
    verscherpen; aanhalen
    • verscherpen verb (verscherp, verscherpt, verscherpte, verscherpten, verscherpt)
    • aanhalen verb (haal aan, haalt aan, haalde aan, haalden aan, aangehaald)
  7. to sharpen (whet; grind; strop)
    slijpen; wetten; aanzetten; scherpen
    • slijpen verb (slijp, slijpt, slijpte, slijpten, geslepen)
    • wetten verb (wet, wette, wetten, gewet)
    • aanzetten verb (zet aan, zette aan, zetten aan, aangezet)
    • scherpen verb (scherp, scherpt, scherpte, scherpten, gescherpt)

Conjugations for sharpen:

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

Translation Matrix for sharpen:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aanhalen caress; cuddle; fondling; hug; stroking
aanslijpen sharpening
aanzetten encouraging; impelling; inciting; stimulation; turning on
slijpen grinding; polishing
wetten acts; institutions; laws; rules
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aanhalen sharpen; tighten cite; quote
aanpunten sharpen; sharpen one's pencil
aanscherpen accentuate; sharpen acumilate; amplify; deepen; fortify; intensify; invigorate; strengthen
aanslijpen sharpen
aanspitsen accentuate; sharpen
aanzetten grind; sharpen; strop; whet activate; bait; connect; drive; encourage; excite; goad; incite; instigate; irritate; light; nettle; put on; start; stimulate; stir up; switch on; turn on; urge; whip up
punten sharpen; sharpen one's pencil
scherp maken sharpen
scherpen grind; sharpen; strop; whet
slijpen grind; sharpen; strop; whet
verscherpen sharpen; tighten
wetten grind; sharpen; strop; whet
- focalise; focalize; focus; heighten; point; taper
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- point

Related Words for "sharpen":

Synonyms for "sharpen":

Antonyms for "sharpen":

Related Definitions for "sharpen":

  1. put (an image) into focus1
  2. become sharp or sharper1
    • The debate sharpened1
  3. make crisp or more crisp and precise1
    • We had to sharpen our arguments1
  4. make (one's senses) more acute1
    • This drug will sharpen your vision1
  5. give a point to1
  6. raise the pitch of (musical notes)1
  7. make sharp or sharper1
    • sharpen the knives1
  8. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper1
  9. To enhance the edges of subjects in an image.2

Wiktionary Translations for sharpen:

  1. to make sharp
  1. scherper maken

Cross Translation:
sharpen aanzetten; slijpen; scherpen; wetten affileraiguiser le tranchant émousser ou ébrécher d’un instrument, lui donner le fil.
sharpen aanzetten; slijpen; scherpen; wetten aiguiserrendre aigu.

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