French vs Par - What's the difference?

french | par |


As verbs the difference between french and par

is that french is to prepare food by cutting it into strips while par is (golf) to reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes.

As a preposition par is

by; with.

As a noun par is

equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.

french

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A Romance language spoken primarily in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, Valle d'Aosta and many former French colonies.
  • * 1997 , Albert Valdman, French and Creole in Louisiana , page 29
  • Almost three quarters of the population 65 and older reported speaking French .
  • * 2004 , Jack Flam, Matisse and Picasso: The Story of Their Rivalry and Friendship , page 18
  • Although he would spend the rest of his life in France, Picasso never mastered the language, and during those early years he was especially self-conscious about how bad his French was.
  • (surname)
  • See also

    * (fr) * Language list

    Noun

  • People of France, collectively.
  • The French and the English have often been at war.
  • * 2002 , Jeremy Thornton, The French and Indian War , page 14
  • On the way, scouts reported that some French were heading toward them across the ice.
  • (informal) Vulgar language.
  • Pardon my French .

    Usage notes

    When used to refer collectively to people of France, the word French is preceded by the definite article or some other determiner.

    Derived terms

    * pardon my French

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or relating to France.
  • the French border with Italy
  • Of or relating to the people or culture of France.
  • French customs
  • Of or relating to the .
  • French verbs

    Derived terms

    * French bean, french bean * French berry * French braid * French bread * French-Canadian * French casement * French chalk * French corner * French cowslip * French curl * French curve * French-cut * French defence, French defense * French dip * French door * French dressing, french dressing * French Equatorial Africa * French fact * French fake * French fits * French fries, french fries * French grey * French grip * French Guiana * French Guinea * French harp * French honeysuckle * French horn * French India * French Indochina * French kiss * French knickers * French knot * French lavender * French letter * French lilac * French loaf * French lock * French Louisiana * French maid * Frenchman * French Morocco * French mulberry * French mullet * French mustard * French onion soup * French pancake * French paradox * French pie * French plait * French polish * French Polynesia * French pox * French purple * French Quarter * French red * French Republican Calendar, French Revolutionary Calendar * French rice * French Riviera * French roast * French roll * French roof * French rose * French rye * French sash * French seam * French Somaliland * French sorrel * French Southern and Antarctic Lands * French spacing * French spinach * French stick * French-style * French Sudan * French tickler * French toast, french toast * French Togoland * French trumpet * French tub * * French twist * French vanilla * French West Africa * French window, french window * French wire * Frenchwoman * take French leave

    Verb

    (es)
  • To kiss (another person) while inserting one’s tongue into the other person's mouth.
  • * 1988 , Wanda Coleman, A War of Eyes and other stories , page 151
  • Tom frenched her full in the mouth.
  • To kiss in this manner.
  • * 1995 , Jack Womack, Random Acts of Senseless Violence , page 87
  • Even before I thought about what I was doing we Frenched and kissed with tongues.

    Alternative forms

    * french

    Synonyms

    * French kiss

    See also

    * Franco- * Gallic

    Statistics

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    par

    English

    Etymology 1

    Abbreviation.

    Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (head)
  • paragraph
  • parallel
  • parenthesis
  • parish
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • By; with.
  • Usage notes
    * Used frequently in Middle English in phrases taken from French, being sometimes written as a part of the word which it governs; as, par amour, or paramour; par cas, or parcase; par fay, or parfay.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.
  • Equality of condition or circumstances.
  • (golf, mostly uncountable) The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole.
  • He needs to make this shot for par .
  • (golf, countable) A hole in which a player achieves par
  • * {{quote-news, 2009, January 18, , Paul Casey storms to four-stroke lead in Abu Dhabi, Herald Sun citation
  • , passage=Kaymer started with six straight pars before making a birdie on the seventh and an eagle on the eighth. }}
    Derived terms
    * below par * on par, on a par * par for the course * under par * up to par

    Verb

    (parr)
  • (golf) To reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes.
  • He will need to par every hole in order to win this game.

    Etymology 3

    Compare (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Young salmon. (also spelled parr)
  • Anagrams

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