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English translation of 'monter'

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[mɔ̃te ]
Verb Table transitive verb (avec l’auxiliaire avoir aux temps composés)
1.  [escalier, côte]
(en allant) to go up
(en venant) to come up
Elle a du mal à monter les escaliers. She has difficulty going upstairs.
2.  [valise, paquet]
(en allant) to take up
(en venant) to bring up
Monte les valises pendant que je règle le taxi. Take the suitcases up while I pay the cab fare.
Monte-moi le dossier. Bring me up the file.
3.  [société, opération] to set up
[tente, échafaudage, étagères] to put up
[machine] to assemble
Est-ce que ces étagères sont difficiles à monter ? Are these shelves difficult to put up?
5.  (fixer)
monter qch sur qch [dispositif, moteur] to fit sth on sth
6.  [cheval] to mountto get on
7.  (Zoology) [femelle] to coverto serve
8.  [bijou] to mountto set
9.  (Sewing)
[pièce] to sew on
[manche] to set in
10.  (Cinema) to edit
11.  (Theatre) [pièce] to put onto stage
12.  (autres locutions)
monter qn contre qn to set sb against sb
monter la tête à qn to get sb worked up
Verb Table intransitive verb (avec l’auxiliaire être aux temps composés)
1.  [personne]
(aller) to go up
(venir) to come up
monter à pied to walk upto go up on foot
monter sur [chaise, escabeau] to get onto
Tu vas devoir monter sur une chaise pour changer l’ampoule. You’ll have to get onto a chair to change the light bulb.
monter à un arbre to climb a tree
monter à une échelle to climb a ladder
2.  [avion, voiture] to climbto go up
3.  [chemin, niveau, température, voix, prix] to go upto rise
Les prix ont encore monté. Prices have gone up again.
4.  [brouillard, bruit] to riseto come up
5.  [passager] to get on
monter dans le train to get on the trainto board the train
monter dans l’avion to get on the planeto board the plane
Il est temps de monter dans l’avion. It’s time to get on the plane.
monter à bord to get on board
monter en voiture to get in the car
6.  (faire du cheval) to rideto ride a horse
monter à cheval (hobby) to rideto go riding; (action) to get on a horse
monter bien to be a good riderto ride well
monter mal to be a poor riderto ride badly
7.  (autres locutions)
monter à bicyclette to get on a bicycle
monter à la tête de qn to go to sb’s head
monter sur les planches to go on the stage
monter en grade to be promoted
see also se monter

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Example Sentences Including 'monter'

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Elle s'est traduite à plusieurs reprises cet automne par de petites ruses qui ont fait monter la défiance.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Elle était en pleine crise et essayait de monter le Consul contre moi.
Ben Jelloun, Tahar La nuit sacrée
En attendant impatiemment le jour J, ils ont donc continué de monter tous les soirs faire fermer les fenêtres.
Delarue, Jean-Claude Le ras-le-bol des administrés
Nos propres experts n'ont eu le droit de monter à bord de notre pétrolier qu'après l'arrivée des experts américains.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Pour ma part, j'étais obligée de monter et de subir sous la menace de Patrice.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Quand j'ai rencontré Alain, il faisait des affaires, il commençait à monter des sociétés d'import-export.
Marie Claire
Votre mari, qui est brave, m'a fait monter derrière lui.
Arnaud, Georges-Jean Les moulins à nuages

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'monter' in Other Languages

British English: come up /kʌm ʌp/ VERB
If someone comes up to you, they walk over to you.
Her cat came up and rubbed itself against their legs.
  • American English: come up
  • Arabic: يَقْتَرِبُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: surgir
  • Chinese: 走近
  • Croatian: prići
  • Czech: přistoupit k někomu
  • Danish: komme hen
  • Dutch: naar toelopen omhoog komen
  • European Spanish: acercarse venir
  • Finnish: tulla luokse
  • French: monter
  • German: aufkommen
  • Greek: πλησιάζω
  • Italian: spuntare fuori
  • Japanese: 上がる
  • Korean: 다가가다
  • Norwegian: komme opp
  • Polish: podejść
  • European Portuguese: surgir
  • Romanian: a veni
  • Russian: подходить
  • Latin American Spanish: subir
  • Swedish: komma upp
  • Thai: เข้าไปใกล้
  • Turkish: gündeme gelmek
  • Ukrainian: підходити
  • Vietnamese: tiến lại
British English: go up /ɡəʊ ʌp/ VERB
If a price, amount, or level goes up, it becomes higher or greater than it was.
Interest rates went up.
  • American English: go up
  • Arabic: يَرْتَفِعُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: subir
  • Chinese: 增长
  • Croatian: narasti
  • Czech: stoupat ceny apod.
  • Danish: gå op
  • Dutch: omhooggaan
  • European Spanish: subir ir
  • Finnish: nousta
  • French: monter
  • German: hinaufgehen
  • Greek: ανεβαίνω
  • Italian: salire
  • Japanese: 上がる
  • Korean: 올라가다
  • Norwegian: stige
  • Polish: pójść na górę
  • European Portuguese: subir
  • Romanian: a crește
  • Russian: подниматься
  • Latin American Spanish: subir
  • Swedish: gå upp
  • Thai: เพิ่มขึ้น
  • Turkish: yükselmek
  • Ukrainian: підвищуватися
  • Vietnamese: tăng
British English: mount /maʊnt/ VERB
To mount a campaign or event means to organize it and make it take place.
The police have mounted a campaign to discourage the use of guns.
  • American English: mount
  • Arabic: يَقُومُ بِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: organizar
  • Chinese: 发起
  • Croatian: organizirati
  • Czech: rozběhnout kampaň
  • Danish: stige
  • Dutch: organiseren
  • European Spanish: montar subirse
  • Finnish: nousta vuorelle, hevosen selkään tms.
  • French: monter
  • German: besteigen
  • Greek: ανέρχομαι
  • Italian: montare
  • Japanese: のぼる
  • Korean: 오르다
  • Norwegian: bestige
  • Polish: wspiąć się
  • European Portuguese: organizar
  • Romanian: a organiza
  • Russian: провести
  • Latin American Spanish: montar armar
  • Swedish: bestiga
  • Thai: ขึ้น ม้า ไต่เขา
  • Turkish: tırmanmak
  • Ukrainian: організовувати
  • Vietnamese: tổ chức
British English: ride /raɪd/ VERB
If you ride a horse, you sit on it and control its movements.
Can you ride?
As a child he learned to ride a horse.
  • American English: ride
  • Arabic: يَرْكَبُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: montar cavalo
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: jahati
  • Czech: jet na koni, kole
  • Danish: ride
  • Dutch: berijden
  • European Spanish: montar cabalgar
  • Finnish: ratsastaa
  • French: monter à cheval
  • German: reiten
  • Greek: καβαλάω
  • Italian: cavalcare
  • Japanese: 乗る
  • Korean: (탈것에) 타다
  • Norwegian: ri
  • Polish: pojechać
  • European Portuguese: montar cavalo
  • Romanian: a călări
  • Russian: ехать
  • Latin American Spanish: montar cabalgar
  • Swedish: rida
  • Thai: ขี่ เช่นขี่ม้า ขี่จักรยานหรือจักรยานยนต์
  • Turkish: ata binmek
  • Ukrainian: їхати
  • Vietnamese: cưỡi
British English: rise /raɪz/ VERB
If something rises or rises up, it moves upwards.
Black smoke rose from one building.
  • American English: rise
  • Arabic: يَرْتَفِعُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: levantar-se
  • Chinese: 升起
  • Croatian: dizati
  • Czech: stoupat zvedat se
  • Danish: stige
  • Dutch: stijgen
  • European Spanish: elevar
  • Finnish: nousta nousta ylös
  • French: monter
  • German: aufstehen
  • Greek: εγείρω
  • Italian: sorgere
  • Japanese: 立ち上がる
  • Korean: 일어나다
  • Norwegian: øke
  • Polish: podnieść się
  • European Portuguese: levantar-se
  • Romanian: a se ridica
  • Russian: подниматься
  • Latin American Spanish: elevarse
  • Swedish: öka
  • Thai: ลุกขึ้น
  • Turkish: doğrulmak
  • Ukrainian: підійматися
  • Vietnamese: bay lên


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