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British English: /θrɛd/
American English: /θrɛd/

Translation of thread in French:


  • 1 (for sewing) gold/silver thread
    fil (m) d'or/d'argent
    cotton/silk thread
    fil (m) de coton/soie
    to be hanging by a thread [literal] [figurative]
  • 2 [figurative] (of argument, story) to follow/lose the thread
    suivre/perdre le fil
    central thread to pull all the threads together
    faire la synthèse
    to pick up the thread of
    reprendre le fil de (conversation, story)
    to pick up the threads of
    reprendre le cours de (career, life)
    to pick up the thread of a relationship with somebody
    renouer avec quelqu'un

also: threads plural noun

  • (American English) [informal] (clothes)
    fringues [informal] fpl

transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative] (move) to thread one's way through
    se faufiler entre (tables, obstacles)

intransitive verb

  • (beads, needle)
    (film, tape)

Phrasal verbs

thread up

thread up [something]
enfiler le fil de (sewing machine)
Definition of thread in:
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