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Detailed Translations for tense from English to French


Translation Matrix for tense:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
énervé nervous sufferer; neurotic
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- strain; tense up
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
captivant exciting; tense; thrilling captivating; enchanting; exciting; fascinating; intriguing; moving; sexy; stirring; thrilling; touching
contracté strained; stressed; tense; uptight convulsive
palpitant exciting; tense; thrilling
stressé strained; stressed; tense; uptight overwrought; stressed
tendu strained; stressed; tense; uptight against the grain; cantankerous; concentrated; crabbed; crusty; elongated; gruff; grumpy; immovable; inflexible; intently; nagging; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; spanned; star; stern; straight-backed; strenuous; stretched; stubborn; sullen; surly; unbending; with concentration
énervé strained; stressed; tense; uptight agitated; annoyed; bad-tempered; bothered; fluttered; fucked up; hastily; hasty; hunted; hurried; hurriedly; in a haste; in a hurry; in haste; irritated; nervous; nettled; piqued; pissed off; sore; worked up; wrought up

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Related Definitions for "tense":

  1. taut or rigid; stretched tight1
    • tense piano strings1
  2. pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')1
  3. in or of a state of physical or nervous tension1
  4. a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time1
  5. cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious1
    • he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up1
  6. become tense, nervous, or uneasy1
    • He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room1
  7. increase the tension on1
    • alternately relax and tense your calf muscle1
    • tense the rope manually before tensing the spring1
  8. become stretched or tense or taut1
    • the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed;1

Wiktionary Translations for tense:

  1. verb forms distinguishing time
  1. showing stress or strain
  1. (familier, fr) Occitanie|fr exaspérer, gonfler.
  2. Contracter.
  3. tendre ou étendre avec force ; rendre raide.
  4. Traductions à trier suivant le sens
  5. Renfermer, ranger, mettre en lieu sûr, à l’abri. (Sens général).
  6. étirer un fil, une corde, une surface; tirer une corde par plusieurs côtés pour la rendre raide ; étirer une peau.
  1. Traductions à trier suivant le sens
  1. Élément grammatical

Cross Translation:
tense tendu gespannen — ongemakkelijk, blijk gevend van stress, het punt van (uit-)barsten naderend
tense tendu gespannen — strak uitgerekt
tense temps TempusLinguistik, speziell Grammatik: Eigenschaft, grammatische Kategorie des Verbs zur Anzeige einer Zeit oder Zeitstufe

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