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tread
British English: /trɛd/
American English: /trɛd/

Translation of tread in French:

noun

  • 3 (of tyre) (pattern)
    sculptures fpl
    (outer surface) chape (f)
    there's almost no tread left
    les sculptures sont presque complètement usées

transitive verb

  • prét trod pp trodden
    fouler (street, path, area)
    to tread grapes
    fouler du raisin
    to tread water
    nager sur place
    to tread something underfoot
    piétiner quelque chose
    to tread mud indoors
    traîner de la boue dans la maison
    to tread mud into the carpet
    écraser de la boue sur la moquette
    to tread a path across the hillside
    tracer un chemin à flanc de colline
    she's treading a dangerous path
    elle s'engage sur une voie dangereuse
    to tread the same path as
    [figurative]
    marcher sur les pas de
    a well-trodden path
    [literal] [figurative]
    une voie très empruntée

intransitive verb

  • prét trod pp trodden
    (walk) to tread on (walk)
    marcher sur
    (squash) piétiner
    to tread carefully ou warily
    [figurative]
    être or se montrer prudent

Phrasal verbs

tread down

tread [something] down, tread down [something]
piétiner (earth, plant)

tread in

tread [something] in, tread in [something]
tasser la terre sur (plant, root)

Definition of tread in:

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