Detailed Translations for foil from English to Swedish


foil [the ~] noun

  1. the foil
  2. the foil (sword)
  3. the foil (fencing-sword)

to foil verb (foils, foiled, foiling)

  1. to foil (parry; ward off; field)
    parera; avvärja
    • parera verb (parerar, parerade, parerat)
    • avvärja verb (avvärjer, avvärjde, avvärjt)

Conjugations for foil:

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

Translation Matrix for foil:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
florett fencing-sword; foil; sword
folie foil
svärd foil; sword brand; saber; sabre; sword; swords
- enhancer; hydrofoil; transparency
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
avvärja field; foil; parry; ward off fend off; keep off; lay off; parry
parera field; foil; parry; ward off fend off; keep off; lay off; parry
- baffle; bilk; cross; frustrate; queer; scotch; spoil; thwart

Related Words for "foil":

  • foiling, foils

Synonyms for "foil":

Related Definitions for "foil":

  1. a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button1
  2. a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal1
    • the photographic film was wrapped in foil1
  3. picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector1
  4. a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through1
  5. anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities1
    • pretty girls like plain friends as foils1
  6. cover or back with foil1
    • foil mirrors1
  7. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of1
    • foil your opponent1
  8. enhance by contrast1
    • In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background1

Wiktionary Translations for foil:

  1. type of sword used in fencing
  2. thin aluminium/aluminum or tin used for wrapping food
  3. thin sheet of metal

Cross Translation:
foil blad Blatt — ein beschnittenes Stück Papier oder Folie
foil florett FlorettFechten: Stoßwaffe mit gerader, abgestumpfter, vierkantiger Klinge
foil folie Folie — sehr dünn gewalztes Metall
foil förhindra; omintetgöra hintertreiben — versuchen, etwas mit unehrlichen oder unfairen Mitteln zu vereiteln, verhindern
foil kontrakarrera; motverka; motarbeta konterkarieren — etwas zu verhindern, untergraben suchen
foil omintetgöra vereiteln — (transitiv): zum Scheitern bringen

Related Translations for foil