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Detailed Translations for whet from English to German


to whet verb (whets, whetted, whetting)

  1. to whet (grind; sharpen; strop)
    wetzen; schleifen; schärfen; abschleifen
    • wetzen verb (wetze, wetzt, wetzte, wetztet, gewetzt)
    • schleifen verb (schleife, schleifst, schleift, schliff, schlifft, geschliffen)
    • schärfen verb (schärfe, schärfst, schärft, schärfte, schärftet, geschärft)
    • abschleifen verb (schleife ab, schleifst ab, schleift ab, schleifte ab, schleiftet ab, abgeschleift)

Conjugations for whet:

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

Translation Matrix for whet:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
abschleifen grind; sharpen; strop; whet grind; grind off; sharpen
schleifen grind; sharpen; strop; whet brush up; buff; doll up; drag along with one; drill severely; egalize; even; grind away; have a shuffling gait; polish; polish off; rub smooth; sharpen; smooth; spruce up; trick up
schärfen grind; sharpen; strop; whet
wetzen grind; sharpen; strop; whet get a move on; hasten; hurry; hurry up; make haste; move it; race; rouse; run; rush; sharpen; sprint; storm; stress; urge on
- quicken

Synonyms for "whet":

Related Definitions for "whet":

  1. sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone1
  2. make keen or more acute1
    • whet my appetite1

Wiktionary Translations for whet:

  1. hone or rub on with some substance for the purpose of sharpening

Cross Translation:
whet schleifen; wetzen; scharf machen; schärfen; spitzen affileraiguiser le tranchant émousser ou ébrécher d’un instrument, lui donner le fil.
whet schleifen; wetzen; scharf machen; schärfen; spitzen aiguiserrendre aigu.