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Detailed Translations for riddle from English to Dutch


riddle [the ~] noun

  1. the riddle
    het raadsel
  2. the riddle (brainteaser; puzzle; braintwister)
    het probleem; de hersenbreker; de puzzel

Translation Matrix for riddle:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
hersenbreker brainteaser; braintwister; puzzle; riddle
probleem brainteaser; braintwister; puzzle; riddle assignment; case; complication; difficulty; matter; problem; problematical case; problems; question; statement; summary; task
puzzel brainteaser; braintwister; puzzle; riddle
raadsel riddle
- brain-teaser; conundrum; enigma
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- diffuse; imbue; interpenetrate; penetrate; permeate; pervade; screen
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- sieve; sift

Related Words for "riddle":

  • riddles

Synonyms for "riddle":

Related Definitions for "riddle":

  1. a coarse sieve (as for gravel)1
  2. a difficult problem1
  3. set a difficult problem or riddle1
    • riddle me a riddle1
  4. explain a riddle1
  5. speak in riddles1
  6. spread or diffuse through1
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks1
  7. pierce with many holes1
    • The bullets riddled his body1
  8. separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff1

Wiktionary Translations for riddle:

  1. puzzle
  1. to solve, answer, or explicate a riddle or question
  2. to fill with holes
  3. to fill or spread throughout; to pervade
  4. to put something through a sieve
  1. iets waarnaar men moet raden

Cross Translation:
riddle raadsel Rätsel — Aufgabe, in Form einer Frage oder auch in graphischer Form, die durch Raten und Nachdenken zu lösen ist
riddle raadsel Rätsel — ungelöste Fragestellung, ein Mysterium
riddle horde claie — (term, Vannerie) panier faire de brins d’osier, plat, long et large, selon l’usage que l’on en fait.
riddle puzzel; raadsel puzzle — jeux|nocat=1 Jeu de patience composé de petites pièces à contours irréguliers que l’on doit assembler pour reconstituer une image.
riddle puzzel; raadsel énigme — Jeu d’esprit