Detailed Translations for skim from English to French


to skim verb (skims, skimmed, skimming)

  1. to skim (cast a glance; cast a look; glance over)
  2. to skim (cream)
    écumer; écrémer; écumer avec une spatule
    • écumer verb (écume, écumes, écumons, écumez, )
    • écrémer verb (écrème, écrèmes, écrémons, écrémez, )
  3. to skim (skid; slip; slide; )
    glisser; déraper
    • glisser verb (glisse, glisses, glissons, glissez, )
    • déraper verb (dérape, dérapes, dérapons, dérapez, )
  4. to skim (cut close; trim; cut; clip; pare)
    – remove from the surface 1
    couper; découper; tailler; raccourcir; donner un coup de ciseaux
    • couper verb (coupe, coupes, coupons, coupez, )
    • découper verb (découpe, découpes, découpons, découpez, )
    • tailler verb (taille, tailles, taillons, taillez, )
    • raccourcir verb (raccourcis, raccourcit, raccourcissons, raccourcissez, )

Conjugations for skim:

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

Translation Matrix for skim:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
tailler gash
- skimming
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
couper clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim adulterate; become thin; break down; break up; bring to a close; bring to a conclusion; bring to an end; carve; chisel off; chop away; chop off; cleave; conclude; cut; cut away; cut back; cut down; cut free; cut loose; cut off; cut to size; cut up; cut up in pieces; decimate; demolish; deplete; destroy; dilute; disconnect; divide; drag down; end; extinguish; finish; finish off; fritter away; get down; hew away; hew off; hew through; lop off; make out; matter; outdo; overtrump; pare; play trumps; prune; prune away; pull down; put out; reap; score off; separate; set out; split; sting; style someone's hair; switch off; tailor to; take down; tear down; tear loose; thin out; trim; trim away; trump; turn off; water down; wreck
donner un coup de ciseaux clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim cut off
découper clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim carve; carve out; clip out; cut away; cut back; cut off; cut out; cut up; excise; lop off; pare; prune; prune away; resect; saw free; saw out; trim; trim away
déraper glide; skid; skim; slide; slip; slip up; slither delay; fall flat; fall over; postpone; slip; topple over; trip
glisser glide; skid; skim; slide; slip; slip up; slither come down; delay; descend; fall flat; fall over; go down; land; make a slip; postpone; slide; slide down; slide off; slip; slip off; sneak; steal; swipe; topple over; trip; tuck in; tuck up; whizz
jeter un coup d'oeil sur cast a glance; cast a look; glance over; skim glance at; look at; look into; view; watch
jeter un regard sur cast a glance; cast a look; glance over; skim look into
plonger son regard dans cast a glance; cast a look; glance over; skim
raccourcir clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim abbreviate; abridge; clip; crop; curtail; cut down; cut short; economise; economize; just stay for a while; make short; minimise; minimize; reduce; save; scale down; shorten; trim
tailler clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim carve out; confine; cut; cut away; cut back; cut off; cut out; cut to size; excise; grind; jag; limit; nick; notch; pare; prune; reap; reduce; resect; score; sharpen; sting; strop; style someone's hair; tailor to; trim; whet
écrémer cream; skim
écumer cream; skim comb the beach; foam; foam with rage; froth; fume and fret; fume with rage
écumer avec une spatule cream; skim
- cream; cream off; glance over; plane; rake; run down; scan; skim off; skim over; skip; skitter
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- skimmed
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- graze; read rapidly; touch

Synonyms for "skim":

Related Definitions for "skim":

  1. used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed1
    • yogurt made with skim milk1
  2. reading or glancing through quickly1
  3. a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid1
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water1
  4. read superficially1
  5. move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of1
  6. remove from the surface1
    • skim cream from the surface of milk1
  7. coat (a liquid) with a layer1
  8. cause to skip over a surface1
  9. travel on the surface of water1
  10. examine hastily1

Wiktionary Translations for skim:

  1. throw an object so it bounces on water
  2. ricochet
  3. read quickly, skipping some detail
  4. remove cream
Cross Translation:
skim faire des ricochets; ricocher ditschen — einen Stein so auf eine Wasseroberfläche werfen, dass er möglichst oft wieder hochspringt