French translation of 'doubt'
(= uncertainty) doute m
I have my doubts. J’ai des doutes.
to raise doubts about sth susciter des doutes à propos de qch
there can be little doubt that ... il y a peu de doute (pour) que ...
without doubt, without a doubt sans aucun doute
to be in doubt (= unsure) [person] avoir des doutes; (= uncertain) [thing] incertain(e)
to be beyond doubt [ability] être hors de doute; [result] être sans appel
By the interval, the result was beyond doubt. À la mi-temps, le score était sans appel.
to show beyond doubt that ... démontrer de manière irréfutable que ...
to show sth beyond doubt démontrer amplement qch
to prove sth beyond doubt prouver qch de manière irréfutable
to know beyond doubt that ... avoir l’intime conviction que ...
no doubt (= probably) sans doute
1. (= consider unlikely) douter de
I doubt it. J’en doute.
I doubt it very much. J’en doute fort.
to doubt (that) ... (= consider it unlikely that) douter que ... (+ subj)
I doubt he’ll agree. Je doute qu’il soit d’accord.
I don’t doubt that ... (= consider it likely that ...) je ne doute pas que ...
to doubt if ..., to doubt whether ... (= consider it unlikely that) douter que ... (+ subj)
2. (= lack confidence in)
[person] douter de
[thing] douter de
to doubt sb’s word douter de la parole de qn
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Example Sentences Including 'doubt'
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No doubt that was true for many decades.The Times Literary Supplement (2008)
The court said that the offence would not constitute a criminal record, but the verdict raised doubts about her ability to remain in her post.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There are good reasons for doubting how effective these actions will be.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Yet no one doubts that we need new treatments.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
For about the necessity for a religion there was little or no doubt.Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)
Long-term partners let the doubts go and feel lucky to have each other.The Sun (2013)
There is no doubt about who is buying.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There is no doubting his conviction or underlying humanity.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They can leave the person feeling anxious, disgusted and full of doubt.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
You and your partner discuss doubts but then feel a real connection.The Sun (2016)
Belief, like doubt, can be contagious.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But the threshold to prove these cases beyond any reasonable doubt is very high.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If there are few doubts over his ability, there have been many concerning his character.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
So what does he do when he begins to doubt his own ability?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
That he will raise himself again is beyond doubt.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The doubts are not good.The Sun (2016)
We have no doubt about our case.The Sun (2009)
You're encouraged to overcome either doubts or beliefs that certain pursuits are boring.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Their existence threw doubt on the entire concept.An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)
But it is no longer the salient quality of the story, which is full of doubt and grief.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
But then the doubts come again.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
His subsequent report threw doubt on the conviction of all ten and led to the cases being reviewed.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Honey has absolutely no doubt about her potential.The Sun (2016)
How will she feel about him doubting their relationship?The Sun (2016)
It is beyond doubt that there is a problem with red tape.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
No one doubts that the work needs to be done.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
She seems in little doubt that the answer would be no.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
There is little doubt that the party will unite behind the winner.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There was little doubt about whose side the public were on.The Sun (2017)
There was no possible shadow of doubt about this.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Without a doubt something strange has gone on.The Sun (2009)
The same is no doubt true across many fields.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
There were certainly doubts about the case against him at the time.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
To fail to complete the quick cryptic removes all possible doubt.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Are we courageous enough to allow the young people in our lives and church to wrestle with doubt and difficulty?Christianity Today (2000)
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'doubt' in Other Languages
British English: doubt /daʊt/ NOUN
If you feel doubt or doubts about something, you feel uncertain about it.
This raises doubts about the point of advertising.
- American English: doubt
- Arabic: شَكّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: dúvida
- Chinese: 怀疑
- Croatian: sumnja
- Czech: pochybnost
- Danish: tvivl
- Dutch: twijfel
- European Spanish: duda
- Finnish: epäily
- French: doute
- German: Zweifel
- Greek: αμφιβολία
- Italian: dubbio
- Japanese: 疑い
- Korean: 의심
- Norwegian: tvil
- Polish: wątpliwość
- European Portuguese: dúvida
- Romanian: îndoiala
- Russian: сомнение
- Spanish: duda
- Swedish: tvivel
- Thai: ความสงสัย
- Turkish: kuşku
- Ukrainian: сумнів
- Vietnamese: sự nghi ngờ
British English: doubt /daʊt/ VERB
If you doubt something, or if you doubt whether something is true or possible, you believe that it is probably not true, genuine, or possible.
No one doubted his ability.
- American English: doubt
- Arabic: يَرْتاَبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: duvidar
- Chinese: 疑惑
- Croatian: sumnjati
- Czech: pochybovat
- Danish: tvivle
- Dutch: twijfelen
- European Spanish: dudar
- Finnish: epäillä ei uskoa johonkin
- French: douter
- German: zweifeln
- Greek: αμφιβάλω
- Italian: dubitare
- Japanese: 疑う
- Korean: 의심하다
- Norwegian: tvile
- Polish: zwątpić
- European Portuguese: duvidar
- Romanian: a se îndoi
- Russian: сомневаться
- Spanish: dudar
- Swedish: tvivla
- Thai: สงสัย
- Turkish: kuşku duymak
- Ukrainian: сумніватися
- Vietnamese: nghi ngờ
Translation of doubt from the Collins English to French Dictionary