French translation of 'net'
1. (to catch fish, animals) filet m
a fishing net un filet de pêche
a butterfly net un filet à papillons
to slip through the net [person in need] échapper au dispositif; [wrongdoer] (= escape) passer au travers des mailles du filet
2. (= netting) filet m
I put a net over my strawberries. Je mets un filet sur mes fraises.
3. (= type of material) tulle m
The bride wore a veil of white net. La mariée portait un voile de tulle blanc.
4. (Football) filets mpl
into the net au fond des filets
The ball slipped through his grasp and into the net. Le ballon lui échappa et finit au fond des filets.
to get the ball into the net mettre le ballon au fond des filets
5. (Tennis) filet m
to get the ball over the net envoyer la balle au-dessus du filet
6. (Basketball, Netball) filets mpl
the Net, the net (= Internet) le Net
on the Net, on the net sur le Net
1. [weight] net(te)
net weight 250g poids net 250 g
2. [gain] net(te)
They’ve made a net gain of 50 seats. Ils ont enregistré un gain net de 50 sièges.
3. (= final) [result, effect] net(te)
The net result is a massive trade surplus. Le résultat net se solde par un énorme excédent commercial.
an income of 10,000 pounds net un revenu de 10 000 livres net
to earn £10,000 net per year gagner 10 000 livres net par an
250g net 250 g net
net of tax net d’impôt
(= catch) prendre
(= catch in a net) pêcher au filet
The bigger boats netted whole shoals and mackerel numbers plummeted. Les plus gros bateaux prenaient des bancs entiers et les stocks de maquereaux chutaient.
2. (= earn) [money]
[deal, sale] rapporter
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Example Sentences Including 'net'
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Net income in the third quarter this year rose to $1.4 billion from $1.2 billion.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The fisherman was able to catch so many fish because other workers are making nets.Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)
The housebuilder ended the year with net cash of 113 million.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It feels like a basketball net or a trampoline, but it's also a fence.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Net profits climbed to 1billion on sales up 11 per cent over the period.The Sun (2016)
The net effect is mysterious yet playfully alive to the moment.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The regime is proving costly to implement and risks catching innocent people in its net.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
After netting the first goal he linked up play and was always a threat in a 2-1 win.The Sun (2013)
And they have netted 11 goals in the process.The Sun (2016)
I wonder if the management should not cast the net wider rather than appoint from within.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Rarely did she take the initiative by going to the net.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
That helped me take a touch before putting it in the back of the net.The Sun (2016)
The biggest regret for me as a manager is letting him slip through the net.The Sun (2015)
The net result was a lack of the spectacular for which he has become renowned in Saracens colours.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You go back to the nets over and over again and grind the faults out.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
And got the highest net migration figure in a decade.The Sun (2015)
During the first quarter of this year the company reported a net profit of just under $600 million.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It is our final safety net.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Suitable shelters can be made from fine plastic mesh or netting stretched between stout wooden posts.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The portfolio produces a net income of more than 1.2 million a year.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The unjustified scepticism towards the sector is reflected in the 20 % discount to net asset value.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
They showed a net loss of about 700million.The Sun (2016)
They were hard at work yesterday on the self-contained net area adjoining the ground.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
You can catch her in her finest fishing net.The Sun (2010)
Over the same time it predicts a net loss of 220,000 jobs in less skilled groups.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The main metric for its performance is the rise in that net asset value.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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'net' in Other Languages
British English: net /nɛt/ NOUN
A net is made from pieces of string or rope tied together with holes between them. It is for catching things like fish, or the ball in some sports.
The idea is to throw the ball into the top of the net.
- American English: net
- Arabic: شَبَكَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: rede
- Chinese: 网
- Croatian: mreža
- Czech: síť pletená
- Danish: net
- Dutch: net om iets in te vangen
- European Spanish: red pescar
- Finnish: verkko
- French: filet pêche
- German: Netz Fischen
- Greek: δίχτυ
- Italian: rete
- Japanese: 網
- Korean: 망
- Norwegian: nett
- Polish: sieć rybacka
- European Portuguese: rede
- Romanian: plasă
- Russian: сеть
- Spanish: red
- Swedish: nät
- Thai: ตาข่ายดักสัตว์
- Turkish: tül
- Ukrainian: сітка
- Vietnamese: lưới
British English: net ADJECTIVE
A net amount is one which remains when everything that should be subtracted from it has been subtracted.
...a rise in sales and net profit.
British English: net VERB
If you net a fish or other animal, you catch it in a net.
I'm quite happy to net a fish and then let it go.
- American English: net
- Brazilian Portuguese: pegar na rede
- Chinese: 用网捕捉
- European Spanish: atrapar con red
- French: prendre au filet
- German: mit dem Netz fangen
- Italian: prendere con la rete
- Japanese: 網で捕まえる
- Korean: 그물
- European Portuguese: pescar com rede
- Spanish: atrapar con red
British English: Net /nɛt/ NOUN
The Net is another word for the Internet. The Internet is the computer network which allows computer users to connect with computers all over the world, and which carries e-mail.
- American English: Net
- Arabic: انْتَرْنِت
- Brazilian Portuguese: Internet
- Chinese: 网络
- Croatian: net
- Czech: net internet
- Danish: internettet
- Dutch: internet internet
- European Spanish: red Internet
- Finnish: netti Internet
- French: Net
- German: Internet
- Greek: Δίκτυο
- Italian: Internet
- Japanese: 正味
- Korean: 인터넷
- Norwegian: netto
- Polish: Internet
- European Portuguese: Internet
- Romanian: internet
- Russian: Сеть
- Spanish: red
- Swedish: Nät
- Thai: เครือข่าย
- Turkish: İnternet
- Ukrainian: мережа
- Vietnamese: Mạng Internet
Translation of net from the Collins English to French Dictionary