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lace
British English: /leɪs/
American English: /leɪs/

Translation of lace in French:

noun

  • 1
    uncountable
    (fabric) dentelle (f)
    made of lace
    en dentelle
    a piece of lace
    before n (curtain, dress, handkerchief)
    en dentelle
    (industry)
    de la dentelle
  • 2
    countable
    (on shoe, boot, dress) lacet (m)
    (on tent) cordon (m)
    shoe laces
    lacets (mpl) de chaussures
    to tie one's laces
    nouer or attacher ses lacets

transitive verb

  • 1 (fasten, tie)
    lacer (shoes, corset, dress)
    attacher (tent flap)
    to lace somebody into
    lacer quelqu'un dans (corset)
  • 2 (add substance to) to lace a drink with something
    mettre quelque chose dans une boisson (alcohol, poison)
    his drink was laced with whisky
    on avait mis du whisky dans sa boisson
    to be laced with [figurative]
    être mêlé de (irony, humour, colour)

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

lace up

1 lace up
(shoe, corset, dress)
se lacer
the dress laces up at the back
la robe se lace dans le dos
2 lace [something] up, lace up [something]
lacer (shoes, boots, corset, dress)
attacher (tent flap)

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