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Detailed Translations for gentle from English to Dutch


gentle adj

  1. gentle

Translation Matrix for gentle:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- appease; assuage; conciliate; ennoble; entitle; gruntle; lenify; mollify; pacify; placate
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
clement gentle forgiving
goedhartig gentle benevolent; good-natured; kind; kind-hearted; mild
mak gentle
mild gentle benevolent; generous; good-natured; kind; kind-hearted; liberal; magnanimous; mild; munificent; noble; open-handed; unsparing
welwillend gentle benevolent; cooperative; lenient; obliging; readiness; ready; sympathetic; willing; willingly
zacht gentle soft
zachtaardig gentle benevolent; good-natured; kind; kind-hearted; mild
- aristocratic; aristocratical; blue; blue-blooded; docile; easy; patrician; soft
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- meek; soft

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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:

Cross Translation:
gentle delicaat; fijn; gevoelig; iel; kies; kieskeurig; tactvol; teder; teer délicat — Qui est d’une très grande finesse, très délié.