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French to English
1.plante[plɑ̃t]noun f
plante verte|à fleurs : green|flowering plant
plante textile|fourragère : fibre|fodder plant
plante grasse|vivace : succulent|perennial
plante d'appartement,d'agrément : house,pot plant
plante grimpante : creeper, climbing plant
plante d'intérieur : pot plant, indoor plant
plante médicinale : medicinal plant
se soigner par les plantes : to use herbal remedies
[locution]Other expressions
c'est une belle plante : she's a fine figure of a woman
plante de serre : delicate flower
2.plante[plɑ̃t]noun f
anatomieOther expressions
la plante du pied : the sole of the foot
3.planter[plɑ̃te]verb trans
horticulture, agricultureto plant
allée plantée d'acacias : avenue lined with acacia trees
[enfoncer]to stick,to drive in
[avec un marteau]to hammer in
[tente]to pitch, to put up
il a fini par planter sa tente en Provence : he finally settled in Provence
[poser résolument]Other expressions
planter un baiser sur les lèvres de qqn : to kiss somebody full on the lips
il planta ses yeux dans les miens : he stared into my eyes
[dépeindre (personnage)]to sketch (in)
planter le décor : to set up the scenery
planter le décor : to set the scene
[abandonner (personne, voiture)]to dump, to ditch
[abandonner (travail, projet)]to pack in planterverb pron intrans
[s'enfoncer]to become stuck,embedded, to embed oneself
l'écharde s'est plantée dans la chair : the splinter embedded itself in the flesh
[se tenir immobile]to stand
ne reste pas planté là comme une souche : don't just stand there like a lemon,fool
[se tromper]to get it wrong
on s'est complètement plantés, c'est infaisable : we've got it completely wrong, it can't be done
[dans un accident]to (have a) crash
se planter contre un arbre : to smash into a tree
je me suis planté en vélo : I came a cropper on my bike
[échouer]to make a complete mess of things
je me suis complètement planté en biologie : I made a complete mess of the biology paper
[ordinateur]to crash
5.planter[plɑ̃te]verb intrans
informatiqueto crash, to go down
mon ordinateur a planté : my computer crashed
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
amélioration des plantes : plant breeding
plante aquatique : aquatic plant
plante d'appartement : house plant
plante de rocaille : rock plant
plante de serre : hothouse plant
plante fourragère : fodder plant
plante grimpante : climbing plant
plante jardinière : garden plant
plante marine : sea plant
plante nuisible : harmful plant
plante textile : fiber plant
plante verte : house plant
plante à fibre : fibrous plant
plante à vaisseau : vascular plant
MEDOther expressions
plante des pieds : sole of the foot
à base de plantes : plant-based
Other expressions
to plant
to crash
to drive in
to dump
to hammer in
to pack in
to pitch
to put up
to sketch
to stick
to stick in
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