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Detailed Translations for whet from English to Dutch


to whet verb (whets, whetted, whetting)

  1. to whet (grind; sharpen; strop)
    slijpen; wetten; aanzetten; scherpen
    • slijpen verb (slijp, slijpt, slijpte, slijpten, geslepen)
    • wetten verb (wet, wette, wetten, gewet)
    • aanzetten verb (zet aan, zette aan, zetten aan, aangezet)
    • scherpen verb (scherp, scherpt, scherpte, scherpten, gescherpt)

Conjugations for whet:

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

Translation Matrix for whet:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aanzetten encouraging; impelling; inciting; stimulation; turning on
slijpen grinding; polishing
wetten acts; institutions; laws; rules
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aanzetten grind; sharpen; strop; whet activate; bait; connect; drive; encourage; excite; goad; incite; instigate; irritate; light; nettle; put on; start; stimulate; stir up; switch on; turn on; urge; whip up
scherpen grind; sharpen; strop; whet
slijpen grind; sharpen; strop; whet sharpen
wetten grind; sharpen; strop; whet
- quicken

Synonyms for "whet":

Related Definitions for "whet":

  1. sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone1
  2. make keen or more acute1
    • whet my appetite1

Wiktionary Translations for whet:

  1. hone or rub on with some substance for the purpose of sharpening
  2. stimulate or make more keen
  1. het aanscherpen van een mes op een wetsteen

Cross Translation:
whet aanzetten; slijpen; scherpen; wetten affileraiguiser le tranchant émousser ou ébrécher d’un instrument, lui donner le fil.
whet aanzetten; slijpen; scherpen; wetten aiguiserrendre aigu.