Detailed Translations for spin from English to French


to spin verb (spins, spinned, spinning)

  1. to spin (purr)
    • ronronner verb (ronronne, ronronnes, ronronnons, ronronnez, )
  2. to spin (spin round; twirl; swirl; whirl; turn)
    pirouetter; tourner
    • pirouetter verb (pirouette, pirouettes, pirouettons, pirouettez, )
    • tourner verb (tourne, tournes, tournons, tournez, )

Conjugations for spin:

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

spin [the ~] noun

  1. the spin (turbulence; spinning dive)
    la turbulence; la vrille
  2. the spin (tailspin)
    le tourbillon; la vrille; le tourbillonnement

Translation Matrix for spin:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
tourbillon spin; tailspin cyclone; hurricane; tornado; twister; vertebra; whirling; whirlpool; whirlwind
tourbillonnement spin; tailspin
turbulence spin; spinning dive; turbulence activity; naughtiness; playfulness; turbulence
vrille spin; spinning dive; tailspin; turbulence brace; brace and bit; drill; gimlet; hand drill; propeller; screw; vine; wood drill
- tailspin; twirl; twist; twisting; whirl
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
pirouetter spin; spin round; swirl; turn; twirl; whirl
ronronner purr; spin purr; snore
tourner spin; spin round; swirl; turn; twirl; whirl change tack; churn; confuse; dangle; formulate; go back; make dizzy; open; open up; oscillate; phrase; put into words; return; reverse; revolve; rock; roll; rotate; shift; stir; swing; swing around; swing round; swing to and fro; tack; turn; turn around; turn away; turn on; twist; unlock; unscrew; veer; whirl; word
- birl; gyrate; reel; spin around; spin out; twirl; whirl

Related Words for "spin":

  • spins

Synonyms for "spin":

Related Definitions for "spin":

  1. a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)1
    • the campaign put a favorable spin on the story1
  2. rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral1
  3. a short drive in a car1
    • he took the new car for a spin1
  4. the act of rotating rapidly1
    • he gave the crank a spin1
  5. a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)1
  6. prolong or extend1
  7. twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation1
    • The President's spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrassing1
  8. work natural fibers into a thread1
    • spin silk1
  9. form a web by making a thread1
    • spiders spin a fine web1
  10. make up a story1
    • spin a yarn1
  11. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis1
  12. cause to spin1
    • spin a coin1
  13. stream in jets, of liquids1

Wiktionary Translations for spin:

  1. to make yarn
  2. to turn around quickly
  1. physics: quantum angular momentum
  2. rotation of a ball in motion
  3. flight condition
  1. Tordre ensemble plusieurs brins pour qu’ils forment un fil
  2. astronautique|fr Mettre un corps en rotation.
  1. Mouvement rotatif
  2. Propriété des particules
  3. Mouvement, déplacement hélicoïdal

Cross Translation:
spin filer spinnen — een lange draad vervaardigen door enkele vezels in elkaar te vervlechten
spin tordre drehen — aus einzelnen Fäden durch festes Umeinanderschlingen herstellen
spin tourner drehenreflexiv: sich um eine Achse bewegen
spin patiner; tourner dans le vide durchdrehen — (intransitiv), bei Rädern: ohne Grip auf der gleichen Stelle drehen
spin filer spinnen — einen Faden herstellen, Erstellung von Garn aus einzelnen Fasern

Related Translations for spin