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Detailed Translations for gentle from English to French


gentle adj

  1. gentle

Translation Matrix for gentle:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
tendre give; give to; hand; hand over; pass; stretch; tighten
- appease; assuage; conciliate; ennoble; entitle; gruntle; lenify; mollify; pacify; placate
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- aristocratic; aristocratical; blue; blue-blooded; docile; easy; patrician; soft
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- meek; soft
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bénin gentle forgiving
clément gentle charitabel; charitable; clement; forgiving; gracious; humane; humanitarian; lenient; merciful
doux gentle beloved; cute; dear; easy-going; enjoyable; forgiving; indolent; nice; salutary; soft; sweet; sympathetic
tendre gentle affectionate; deep; delicate; easily hurt; fond; forgiving; fragile; frail; intense; lightly built; loving; oversensitive; petite; profound; sensitive; sentimental; slender; slight; small-boned; soft; subtle; susceptible; tender; tender hearted; thin; warm

Related Words for "gentle":

Synonyms for "gentle":

Related Definitions for "gentle":

  1. marked by moderate steepness1
    • a gentle slope1
  2. having little impact1
    • gentle rain1
    • a gentle breeze1
  3. having or showing a kindly or tender nature1
    • the gentle touch of her hand1
    • her gentle manner was comforting1
    • a gentle sensitive nature1
    • gentle blue eyes1
  4. quiet and soothing1
    • a gentle voice1
    • a gentle nocturne1
  5. soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe1
    • a gentle reprimand1
    • a vein of gentle irony1
    • poked gentle fun at him1
  6. belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy1
    • of gentle blood1
  7. easily handled or managed1
    • a gentle old horse, docile and obedient1
  8. stroke soothingly1
  9. cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of1
  10. give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility1

Wiktionary Translations for gentle:

  1. Soft and mild rather than hard or severe
  1. Agréable à entendre.
  2. Apportant du réconfort.
  3. Qui n’a rien de fatigant.
  4. Qui est d’une très grande finesse, très délié.
  5. (Ironique) Ceux que l’on veut traiter d’impertinents et de ridicules
  6. À trier …

Cross Translation:
gentle précaution sacht — sehr schwach, deshalb kaum zu merken; leicht, sanft, zart
gentle doux; douce sanft — sehr ruhig; ohne Kraftaufwand; zart