Detailed Translations for torture from English to French


to torture verbe (tortures, tortured, torturing)

  1. to torture (assault; molest; beat up; batter)
    maltraiter; molester; malmener; rudoyer
    • maltraiter verbe (maltraite, maltraites, maltraitons, maltraitez, )
    • molester verbe (moleste, molestes, molestons, molestez, )
    • malmener verbe (malmène, malmènes, malmenons, malmenez, )
    • rudoyer verbe (rudoie, rudoies, rudoyons, rudoyez, )
  2. to torture (torment; hurt; aggrieve; offend)
    torturer; tourmenter; martyriser; faire tort à; blesser; tenailler
    • torturer verbe (torture, tortures, torturons, torturez, )
    • tourmenter verbe (tourmente, tourmentes, tourmentons, tourmentez, )
    • martyriser verbe (martyrise, martyrises, martyrisons, martyrisez, )
    • blesser verbe (blesse, blesses, blessons, blessez, )
    • tenailler verbe (tenaille, tenailles, tenaillons, tenaillez, )

Conjugations for torture:

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

torture [the ~] nom

  1. the torture
    la torture; le supplice; le tourment; le martyre
  2. the torture
    la torture
  3. the torture (torment; agony; pain)
    le supplice; le tenaillement

Translation Matrix for torture:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
martyre torture martyress
supplice agony; pain; torment; torture
tenaillement agony; pain; torment; torture
torture torture
tourment torture alarm; anxiety; concern; grief; ordeal; test; testing; uneasiness; worry
- agony; anguish; distortion; overrefinement; straining; torment; torturing; twisting
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
blesser aggrieve; hurt; offend; torment; torture ache; aggrieve; attack; beat up; bruise; cause damage; contuse; damage; defamate; do harm; erode; harm; hurt; hurt oneself; hurt someone's feelings; injure; injure oneself; insult; knock about; maul; offend; slander; spoil; wound; wound oneself
faire tort à aggrieve; hurt; offend; torment; torture aggrieve; be disadvantuous; besmirch; blemish; cause damage; cause disadvantage; cause injury; cause someone sorrow; damage; discriminate; do harm; harm; harm somebody; hurt; hurt someone's feelings; injure; insult; maul; offend; taint
malmener assault; batter; beat up; molest; torture
maltraiter assault; batter; beat up; molest; torture antagonise; antagonize; beat up; brutalise; brutalize; bully; harass; knock about; pester; provoke; tease
martyriser aggrieve; hurt; offend; torment; torture
molester assault; batter; beat up; molest; torture
rudoyer assault; batter; beat up; molest; torture antagonise; antagonize; brutalise; brutalize; bully; growl at; harass; pester; provoke; snap at; snarl at; tease
tenailler aggrieve; hurt; offend; torment; torture
torturer aggrieve; hurt; offend; torment; torture distort
tourmenter aggrieve; hurt; offend; torment; torture
- excruciate; rack; torment
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
tourment harassment
- torment

Related Words for "torture":

  • torturing, tortures

Synonyms for "torture":

Related Definitions for "torture":

  1. the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason1
    • it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession1
  2. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean1
  3. intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain1
  4. extreme mental distress1
  5. unbearable physical pain1
  6. subject to torture1
  7. torment emotionally or mentally1

Wiktionary Translations for torture:

  1. intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony
  1. to intentionally inflict unnecessary pain or suffering on helpless victims
  1. ordonné par un tribunal
  2. souffrance infligée aux vaincus, prisonniers de guerre, …
  3. souffrance cruelle, tourment qu’on fait souffrir.
  1. Faire éprouver une torture, soumettre à la torture.
  2. Faire souffrir quelque tourment de corps.

Cross Translation:
torture torture marteling — opzettelijk toegebrachte pijniging van een gevangene
torture torturer martelen — een gevangene onderwerpen aan lichamelijke en/of geestelijke pijniging, voornamelijk teneinde informatie los te krijgen
torture torture Folterselten im Plural: die Misshandlung oder das Zufügen von körperlichen und seelischen Schmerzen
torture torture QualSchmerz, Leid, etwas physisch oder psychisch belastendes
torture torturer quälen — absichtlich Schmerzen zufügen, leiden machen