HyperDic: french

English > 5 senses of the word French:
NOUNcommunicationFrenchthe Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
person French, French peoplethe people of France
person French, Daniel Chester FrenchUnited States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931)
ADJECTIVEpertFrench, Gallicof or pertaining to France or the people of France
VERBcontactFrenchcut (e.g, beans) lengthwise in preparation for cooking
French > pronunciation
Soundsfreh'nch
Rhymesbench / Bench ... wrench: 12 rhymes with ehnch...
English > French: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or pertaining to France or the people of France.
SynonymGallic
Spanishfrancés
Catalanfrancès
NounsFrancea republic in western Europe
English > French: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France.
RegionFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
NarrowerAnglo-French, Anglo-NormanThe French (Norman) language used in medieval England
Canadian FrenchThe French language as spoken in Quebec, Canada
Langue d'oc, Langue d'oc Frenchmedieval provincial dialects of French formerly spoken in the south of France
Langue d'oil, Langue d'oil FrenchMedieval provincial dialects of French spoken in central and northern France
Norman-French, Norman French, Old North FrenchThe medieval Norman dialect of Old French
Old FrenchThe earliest form of the French language
WalloonA dialect of French spoken in Belgium and adjacent parts of France
BroaderRomance, Romance language, Latinian languageThe group of languages derived from Latin
Usageeminence grise(French) a person who exercises power or influence in certain areas without holding an official position
fin-de-sieclemarked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
fin de siecle, fin-de-sieclerelating to or characteristic of the end of a century (especially the end of the 19th century)
fin de siecleThe end of a century, especially the 19th century
noblesse obligeThe obligation of those of high rank to be honorable and generous (often used ironically)
patoisA regional dialect of a language (especially French)
Spanishfrancés
Catalanfrancés, francès
English > French: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe people of France.
SynonymFrench people
Broadernation, land, countryThe people who live in a nation or country
Spanishfranceses, francés, pueblo francés
Catalanfrancès
VerbsFrenchifybecome French in appearance or character
Frenchifymake French in appearance or character
English > French: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931).
SynonymDaniel Chester French
Instance ofsculptor, sculpturer, carver, statue makerAn artist who creates sculptures
SpanishDaniel Chester French
CatalanDaniel Chester French
English > French: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCut (e.g, beans) lengthwise in preparation for cooking.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercutshorten as if by severing the edges or ends of

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