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French to English
1.aboutir[abutir]verb intrans
[réussir (projet, personne)]to succeed
l'entreprise n'a pas abouti : the venture fell through,never came to anything
[finir]Other expressions
aboutir en prison : to end up in prison
médecineto come to a head
2.aboutir àverb
[voie, rue]to end at,in, to lead to
[fleuve]to end in
cette route aboutit à la prison : this road ends at the prison
[avoir pour résultat]to lead to, to result in
de bonnes intentions qui n'aboutissent à rien : good intentions which come to nothing
tu aboutiras au même résultat : you'll arrive at,get the same result
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
to lead
to be successful
to come through
to come to a head
to succeed
to work
to work out
© SYSTRAN, 2010