French Synonyms dictionary: meaning of words and expressions, synonyms, definition

Using synonyms in verbal and written communication shows that you have complete mastery of a foreign language. Reverso gives you free access to an extensive French synonyms dictionary that can help you face communication challenges in French with confidence. When you translate into French and feel you’re using the same words over and over again, you can go to our online dictionary and search for a French synonym. When you come across a French word you don’t know, looking for a synonym is an effective way of finding out its meaning.

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Cat.
 n.
autre nom pour le concept matérialiste "vitesse absolue" découvert par Isaac Newton: longueur du trajet parcouru par un corps d'un lieu objectif à un autre lieu objectif par unité de temps
 nf.
Radiographie après injection d'un produit de contraste dans une bourse séreuse
expression provenant de l'arabe pour indiquer quelque chose de déplaisant, dégoûtant, nul
 v.
arriver au plus mauvais moment
 nm.
À l'origine un jardin clos, utilitaire et planté en carrés, près de l'église ou du presbytère, avec des légumes, des fleurs, des plantes médicinales et de la vigne. C'est devenu un style de jardin qui mélange les fleurs et les légumes avec une certaine symétrie, propice au repos et à la méditation.

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If you are looking for synonyms of French words and phrases, launch a search in our online dictionary and you will find not only clues to the meanings of words, but also useful alternatives. As well as a regular online synonyms dictionary, our dictionary includes synonyms and definitions of common words, technical terms, colloquial words and idioms, and slang phrases, all added by users. You can become a contributor by adding a synonym or a French definition which is missing from our online dictionary.

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In addition to French definitions, the synonyms dictionary is a useful tool when you translate into French. Our French synonyms dictionary will give you a deeper understanding of the meanings of words. The results will include not only the synonyms of a given word, but also its antonyms and examples of use. Additionally, you will find French definitions and synonyms added by our community members.

Why use French synonyms dictionary

  • When you’re translating from French and you come across a word or phrase you don’t know, you can easily look it up in our online dictionary
  • When writing in or translating into French, you can avoid repeating the same words by using synonyms
  • You can further enrich your mastery of French by finding out the antonyms of words in the French synonyms dictionary
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