Detailed Translations for skim from English to Dutch


to skim verb (skims, skimmed, skimming)

  1. to skim (cast a glance; cast a look; glance over)
  2. to skim (cream)
    afromen; afschuimen; afspanen
    • afromen verb (room af, roomt af, roomde af, roomden af, afgeroomd)
    • afschuimen verb (schuim af, schuimt af, schuimde af, schuimden af, afgeschuimd)
    • afspanen verb (span af, spant af, spande af, spanden af, afgespannen)
  3. to skim (skid; slip; slide; )
    slippen; uitglijden
    • slippen verb (slip, slipt, slipte, slipten, geslipt)
    • uitglijden verb (glij uit, glijt uit, glee uit, gleeen uit, uitgegleden)
  4. to skim (cut close; trim; cut; clip; pare)
    – remove from the surface 1
    kort maken; kort knippen; korten
    • kort maken verb (maak 't kort, maakt 't kort, maakte 't kort, maakten 't kort, 't kort gemaakt)
    • korten verb (kort, kortte, kortten, gekort)

Conjugations for skim:

  1. skim
  2. skim
  3. skims
  4. skim
  5. skim
  6. skim
simple past
  1. skimmed
  2. skimmed
  3. skimmed
  4. skimmed
  5. skimmed
  6. skimmed
present perfect
  1. have skimmed
  2. have skimmed
  3. has skimmed
  4. have skimmed
  5. have skimmed
  6. have skimmed
past continuous
  1. was skimming
  2. were skimming
  3. was skimming
  4. were skimming
  5. were skimming
  6. were skimming
  1. shall skim
  2. will skim
  3. will skim
  4. shall skim
  5. will skim
  6. will skim
continuous present
  1. am skimming
  2. are skimming
  3. is skimming
  4. are skimming
  5. are skimming
  6. are skimming
  1. be skimmed
  2. be skimmed
  3. be skimmed
  4. be skimmed
  5. be skimmed
  6. be skimmed
  1. skim!
  2. let's skim!
  3. skimmed
  4. skimming
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for skim:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
afromen creaming; skimming
afschuimen creaming; skimming
afspanen creaming; skimming
korten abbreviating; abridgement; abridging; decrease; shrinking; shrinking back
slippen skidding; slipping
uitglijden skidding; slipping; slipping away
- skimming
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
afromen cream; skim
afschuimen cream; skim
afspanen cream; skim
een blik werpen cast a glance; cast a look; glance over; skim
kort knippen clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim
kort maken clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim just stay for a while; make short; shorten
korten clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim abbreviate; cut down; economise; economize; save; shorten
slippen glide; skid; skim; slide; slip; slip up; slither delay; fall flat; fall over; postpone; slip; topple over; trip
uitglijden glide; skid; skim; slide; slip; slip up; slither delay; fall flat; fall over; postpone; slip; topple over; trip
- cream; cream off; glance over; plane; rake; run down; scan; skim off; skim over; skip; skitter
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- skimmed
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- graze; read rapidly; touch

Synonyms for "skim":

Related Definitions for "skim":

  1. used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed1
    • yogurt made with skim milk1
  2. reading or glancing through quickly1
  3. a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid1
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water1
  4. read superficially1
  5. move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of1
  6. remove from the surface1
    • skim cream from the surface of milk1
  7. coat (a liquid) with a layer1
  8. cause to skip over a surface1
  9. travel on the surface of water1
  10. examine hastily1

Wiktionary Translations for skim:

  1. throw an object so it bounces on water
  2. ricochet
  3. read quickly, skipping some detail
  4. scrape off; remove (something) from a surface
  1. having lowered fat content

Cross Translation:
skim glibberen; glijden; glippen; schuiven; uitglijden glisser — Se mettre en mouvement, comme couler sur une surface lisse ou le long d’un autre corps.
skim doorkruisen; rijden door; doorlezen; afleggen; aflopen; doorgaan; gaan door parcourirtraverser un espace en divers sens.
skim afschuimen écumerdébarrasser de l’écume.