Detailed Translations for swallow from English to French


to swallow verbe (swallows, swallowed, swallowing)

  1. to swallow (gulp; take in; gulp down)
    avaler; engloutir; dévorer; absorber
    • avaler verbe (avale, avales, avalons, avalez, )
    • engloutir verbe (engloutis, engloutit, engloutissons, engloutissez, )
    • dévorer verbe (dévore, dévores, dévorons, dévorez, )
    • absorber verbe (absorbe, absorbes, absorbons, absorbez, )
  2. to swallow
    avaler; engloutir; gober
    • avaler verbe (avale, avales, avalons, avalez, )
    • engloutir verbe (engloutis, engloutit, engloutissons, engloutissez, )
    • gober verbe (gobe, gobes, gobons, gobez, )
  3. to swallow
    • avaler verbe (avale, avales, avalons, avalez, )
  4. to swallow (take medicine; take; take medication)
  5. to swallow (to stay calm; withhold; keep back)
  6. to swallow (fall for; be fooled)
  7. to swallow (stomach; digest)
    avaler; digérer
    • avaler verbe (avale, avales, avalons, avalez, )
    • digérer verbe (digère, digères, digérons, digérez, )

Conjugations for swallow:

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

swallow [the ~] nom

  1. the swallow (barn-swallow)

Translation Matrix for swallow:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
hirondelle barn-swallow; swallow
- deglutition; drink; sup
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
absorber gulp; gulp down; swallow; take in absorb; gulp; gulp down; imbibe; lap up; pick up; sip up; suck; suck in; take in; take up
avaler digest; gulp; gulp down; stomach; swallow; take in absorb; booze; devour; drink; drink excessively; drink heavily; have on; have too much to drink; nibble; nybble; pick up; pickle; polish off; put away; put up with; salt; souse; submit to; swallow up; take in; take up
digérer digest; stomach; swallow consume; devour; digest; spend; spend money; use; use up
dévorer gulp; gulp down; swallow; take in consume; cram; devour; dispatch; draw apart; nibble; nybble; rend; rip; swallow up; tear; tear apart; tear to pieces; tear up
engloutir gulp; gulp down; swallow; take in consume; cram into; devour; dispatch; gobble; gulp down; guzzle; nibble; nybble; swallow up
gober swallow devour; nibble; nybble; swallow up
prendre des médicaments swallow; take; take medication; take medicine
se commander keep back; swallow; to stay calm; withhold
se contenir keep back; swallow; to stay calm; withhold bear up; carry it off; control; crush; keep back; keep in control; keep under control; moderate; pulverise; pulverize; put a good face on it; recant; remain standing; restrain; restrain oneself; retract; revoke; rub fine; stand still; stay put; stop; subdue; suppress; take back; withhold
se faire avoir be fooled; fall for; swallow
se posséder keep back; swallow; to stay calm; withhold
- accept; bury; eat up; get down; immerse; live with; swallow up; take back; unsay; withdraw

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Related Definitions for "swallow":

  1. the act of swallowing1
    • one swallow of the liquid was enough1
  2. small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations1
  3. a small amount of liquid food1
  4. believe or accept without questioning or challenge1
    • Am I supposed to swallow that story?1
  5. tolerate or accommodate oneself to1
    • I swallowed the insult1
  6. keep from expressing1
    • I swallowed my anger and kept quiet1
  7. take back what one has said1
    • He swallowed his words1
  8. utter indistinctly1
    • She swallowed the last words of her speech1
  9. engulf and destroy1
    • The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries1
  10. pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking1
  11. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing1
    • The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter1

Wiktionary Translations for swallow:

  1. to cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach
  2. to make muscular contractions of the oesophagus
  3. to take in, to consume
  4. to believe or accept
  1. bird
  1. faire pénétrer en soi, s’assimiler.
  2. Traductions à trier suivant le sens
  3. Supporter quelque chose de fâcheux
  1. oiseau passereau, migrateur, noir et blanc, qui vivre en Europe au cours de l'été.
  2. ornithol|nocat Espèce d’oiseau, hirondelle à large distribution géographique, à longue queue fourchue et à gorge couleur rouge brique.

Cross Translation:
swallow avaler slikken — de slokdarm in
swallow hirondelle zwaluw — vogels|nld trekvogel uit de familie van de Hirundinidae die van insecten leeft
swallow gorgée Schluck — Vorgang des Trinkens jener Menge, die mit einmal hinuntergeschluckt werden kann
swallow hirondelle Schwalbe — ein fluggewandter Singvogel der Familie Hirundinidae
swallow avaler schlucken — durch Zusammenziehen der Muskeln im Hals und Mund in dem Magen gelangen lassen

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