Online dictionary: French Synonyms translation of words and expressions, definition, synonyms

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.
1. (peuple) installé depuis peu dans un pays et conservant ses caractéristiques culturelles ; étranger ; non-autochtone 2. (cours d'eau) qui conserve les caractéristiques de la région dont il est issu 3. (minéral) qui a pris naissance ailleurs que dans la région où il se trouve
1. (urbanisme) zone d'aménagement différé 2. (militantisme) zone à défendre
 n.
militant ou activiste qui s'oppose à la réalisation d'un projet dans une ZAD et qui occupe physiquement les lieux dans le but de paralyser le projet.
 nf.
en droit romain, action à caractère civil dont l'objet est l'indemnisation pure et simple du préjudice causé à la victime. L'action réipersécutoire est apparue à côté des actions pénales à partir de l'époque classique (2e s. avant J.C. - 3e s. après J.C.).
 nm.
monument religieux de plein air, généralement en pierre, de 1 à 2 mètres de hauteur, composé d'un fût ou tronc (Stock) coiffé d'un édicule cubique comportant 4 niches dans lesquelles sont sculptés le Christ, la vierge ou des saints (Bild), le tout surmonté d'une petite croix.

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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.

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