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Detailed Translations for sheer from English to Dutch


Translation Matrix for sheer:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- curve; cut; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
klinkklaar blatant; downright; plain; sheer absolute; downright; straight
puur blatant; downright; plain; sheer maidenly; pristine; pure; straight; unspoiled; untainted; untouched; virginal
regelrecht blatant; downright; plain; sheer clear; directly; perpendicular; straight
- absolute; bluff; bold; downright; out-and-out; plain; rank; right-down; unmingled; unmixed
AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
gewoonweg blatant; downright; plain; sheer absolute; bluntly; clean; downright; just like that; readily; straight; without any warning
ronduit blatant; downright; plain; sheer blunt; bluntly; certain; certainly; clean; direct; fair; forthright; frank; frankly; frontal; genially; genuine; honest; of course; open; openly; outright; outspoken; plain; plain-spoken; positive; positively; readily; serious; sincere; straight; straightforward; sure; sure and certain; undoubted
- perpendicularly
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- downright; pure

Related Words for "sheer":

  • sheerness, sheerer, sheerest

Synonyms for "sheer":

Related Definitions for "sheer":

  1. complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers1
    • got the job through sheer persistence1
    • sheer stupidity1
  2. very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front1
    • a sheer descent of rock1
  3. not mixed with extraneous elements1
    • sheer wine1
  4. directly1
    • he fell sheer into the water1
  5. straight up or down without a break1
  6. cause to sheer1
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle1
  7. turn sharply; change direction abruptly1

Wiktionary Translations for sheer:

  1. very thin or transparent
  2. pure; unmixed
  3. straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular

Related Translations for sheer