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Detailed Translations for nail from English to French


nail [the ~] noun

  1. the nail
    – a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener 1
    le clou; la cheville; la poutre cloutée; le crampon; l'agrafe

to nail verb (nails, nailed, nailing)

  1. to nail (hammer; spike; nail down; drive in nails)
    – attach something somewhere by means of nails 1
    clouer; river; riveter
    • clouer verb (cloue, cloues, clouons, clouez, )
    • river verb (rive, rives, rivons, rivez, )
    • riveter verb (rivette, rivettes, rivetons, rivetez, )

Conjugations for nail:

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

Translation Matrix for nail:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
agrafe nail barb; clip; crook; fish hook; fish-hook; forceps; hook; pair of tongs; pincer; pincers; small clamp; staple; sting
cheville nail ankle; ankle-joint; cotter pin; foot joint; fuse; fuze; handle; peg; pin; plug; safety fuse; stem
clou nail crow's-foot; wire nail
crampon nail barb; clamp; clip; cramp; cramp-iron; crook; fish hook; fish-hook; hook; sting
poutre cloutée nail
river clinch; settlement
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
clouer drive in nails; hammer; nail; nail down; spike catch; clamp; clasp; evaluate; grab; grasp; grip; rate; rivet together; seize; take hold of; tax
river drive in nails; hammer; nail; nail down; spike rivet together
riveter drive in nails; hammer; nail; nail down; spike
- ace; apprehend; arrest; blast; boom; breeze through; collar; complete; cop; nab; nail down; pass with flying colors; peg; pick up; pinpoint; sail through; smash; sweep through
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- nail firmly; spike

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Related Definitions for "nail":

  1. a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener1
    • The carpenter used finishing nails on the floor.2
    • She used a nail to hang the picture on the wall.2
  2. horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits1
  3. a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard1
  4. complete a pass1
  5. take into custody1
    • He was nailed for extortion.2
  6. attach something somewhere by means of nails1
    • nail the board onto the wall1
  7. hit hard1
    • He nailed the ball.2
  8. locate exactly1
    • The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome1
  9. succeed at easily1
    • She nailed her astrophysics course1
  10. succeed in obtaining a position1
    • He nailed down a spot at Harvard1

Wiktionary Translations for nail:

  1. engage in sexual intercourse
  2. hit a target effectively with some weapon
  3. accomplish something completely and successfully
  4. catch
  5. employ a nail as a fastener
  1. archaic English unit of length
  2. spike-shaped metal fastener used for joining wood or similar materials
  3. on fingers and toes
  1. Tige rigide, courte et pointue
  2. anatomie|fr lame dure, cornée, translucide, qui revêtir le dessus du bout des doigts et des orteils.
  1. Fixer avec des clous
  2. Posséder charnellement
  3. Pénétrer sexuellement
  4. Faire l’amour

Cross Translation:
nail clouer vastspijkeren — met spijkers bevestigen
nail clou nagel — spijker
nail ongle nagel — aan vingers en tenen
nail ongle Fingernagel — gewölbte, durchscheinende Keratinplatte auf der Oberseite der Fingerspitze
nail ongle NagelAnatomie: Horngebilde, bestehend aus mehreren übereinander geschichteten Keratinplatten an Fingern und Fußzehen
nail clou Nagel — spitzer Metallstift zum Fixieren oder Aufhängen von Gegenständen
nail baiser nagelnvulgär: eine Frau beschlafen
nail clouer nageln — einen Nagel in etwas eintreiben, einhämmern

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