English translation of 'renverser'
see also se renverser
transitive verbVerb Table
1. (= faire tomber)
[chaise, verre] to knock over ⧫ to overturn
[liquide, contenu] to spill ⧫ to upset
J’ai renversé mon verre. I knocked my glass over.
Il a renversé de l’eau partout. He has spilt water everywhere.
2. [piéton] to knock down
Elle a été renversée par une voiture. She was knocked down by a car.
3. [gouvernement] to overthrow
4. (= pencher)
renverser la tête en arrière to tip one’s head back
renverser la vapeur (figurative) to change course
6. (= stupéfier) to bowl over ⧫ to stagger
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Example Sentences Including 'renverser'
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Aujourd'hui, le numérique est à notre porte, qui peut tout renverser.Le Monde (2000)
Il se contente de se renverser dans son fauteuil en soupirant.Le baptême du boiteux
Je suis venue et je me suis laissé renverser sur les draps blancs.La maison du désir
Mais de là à imaginer que conduites de façon plus dynamique elles auraient suffi à renverser le cours des choses !L'avenir en face
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'renverser' in Other Languages
British English: knock down /nɒk daʊn/ VERB
To knock down a building or part of a building means to demolish or destroy it.
Why doesn't he just knock the wall down?
- American English: knock down
- Arabic: يُهَدِّمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: derrubar com uma pancada
- Chinese: 击倒
- Croatian: srušiti
- Czech: strhnout budovu
- Danish: slå ned
- Dutch: neerhalen
- European Spanish: derribar
- Finnish: iskeä maahan
- French: renverser
- German: niederschlagen
- Greek: ρίχνω κάτω με ένα χτύπημα
- Italian: abbattere
- Japanese: 打ち倒す
- Korean: 때려 부수다
- Norwegian: slå ned
- Polish: wywrócić
- European Portuguese: derrubar
- Romanian: a dărâma
- Russian: сносить
- Spanish: derribar
- Swedish: slå ner
- Thai: ทุบทิ้ง
- Turkish: devirmek düşürmek
- Ukrainian: зносити
- Vietnamese: phá hủy
British English: spill /spɪl/ VERB
If a liquid spills or if you spill it, it accidentally flows over the edge of a container.
70,000 tonnes of oil spilled from the tanker.
- American English: spill
- Arabic: يُهْرِقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: derramar
- Chinese: 溢出
- Croatian: proliti
- Czech: rozlít (se)
- Danish: spilde
- Dutch: morsen
- European Spanish: derramar
- Finnish: läikyttää
- French: renverser
- German: verschütten
- Greek: χύνω
- Italian: versare
- Japanese: こぼす 漏らす
- Korean: ...을 엎지르다
- Norwegian: søle
- Polish: rozlać
- European Portuguese: derramar
- Romanian: a vărsa
- Russian: проливать
- Spanish: derramar
- Swedish: spilla
- Thai: ทำหก
- Turkish: dökmek
- Ukrainian: розливати
- Vietnamese: làm đổ
British English: overthrow VERB
When a government or leader is overthrown, they are removed from power by force.
That government was overthrown in a military coup three years ago.
British English: subvert VERB
To subvert something means to destroy its power and influence.
...an alleged plot to subvert the state.
British English: unseat VERB
When people try to unseat a person who is in an important job or position, they try to remove him or her from that job or position.
It is still not clear who was behind Sunday's attempt to unseat the President.
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Translation of renverser from the Collins French to English Dictionary