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lab {n} /læb/ (laboratory) SEE: laboratory  ::
Laban {prop} (brother of Rebekah)  :: Labán
label {n} /ˈleɪbəl/ (small ticket or sign giving information)  :: etiqueta {f}, rótulo {m}
label {v} (give a label to in order to categorise)  :: rotular
label {v} (put a ticket or sign on)  :: etiquetar, rotular
labia {n} (folds of tissue at opening of vulva)  :: labios {m-p}, labios de la vulva {m-p}
labialization {n} (labialization)  :: labialización {f}
labia majora {n} (outer folds of vulva)  :: labios mayores {m}
labia minora {n} ((anatomy) the two inner folds of skin within the cleft of the labia majora)  :: labios menores {m-p}
labiodental {adj} (articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth)  :: labiodental {m} {f}
labium {n} /ˈleɪbɪəm/ (A liplike structure)  :: labio {m}, labio de la vulva {m}
laboratory {n} /ˈlæbɹɪˌtɔɹi/ (room, building or institution equipped for scientific research)  :: laboratorio
labored breathing {n} (poor or irregular breathing)  :: jadeo {m}
laborious {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious  ::
laborious {adj} (requiring much physical effort)  :: laborioso
labor market {n} (market with labor of workers)  :: mercado de trabajo {m}
labor relations {n} (industrial relations) SEE: industrial relations  ::
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union  ::
labour {n} (giving birth)  :: parto {m}
labour {n} /ˈleɪ.bɚ/ (work)  :: trabajo
labour {n} (workers)  :: campesinos, trabajadores
labour {v} (to work)  :: trabajar
labour relations {n} (industrial relations) SEE: industrial relations  ::
Labrador {prop} (Dog breed)  :: labrador {m} {f}
Labrador {prop} /ˈlæb.ɹə.dɔː(ɹ)/ (Mainland portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador)  :: Labrador {m}
Labrador {prop} (Mainly historical geographical region)  :: Labrador {m}
labyrinth {n} /ˈlæb.ɚ.ɪnθ/ (maze)  :: laberinto {m}
labyrinthal {adj} (like a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine  ::
labyrinthian {adj} /læb.ə.ˈrɪn.θi.ɛn/ (mazelike) SEE: labyrinthine  ::
labyrinthiform {adj} (having the form of a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine  ::
labyrinthine {adj} /læb.əˈrɪn.θɪn/ (physically resembling a labyrinth)  :: laberíntico
labyrinthine {adj} (twisting, convoluted, baffling)  :: laberíntico
labyrinthitis {n} (inflammation)  :: laberintitis {f}
lac {n} (a resinous substance)  :: laca {f}
lac {n} (lakh) SEE: lakh  ::
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe or garment)  :: (shoelace) cordón {m}, agujeta {f} [Mexican standard usage - Southeastern and Northwestern Mexico usage : cordón], cabete [Central Mexico, Puerto Rico, Southwestern Spain], cinta {f} [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Northern Mexico], pasador {m} [Peru], trenza {f} [Venezuela]
lace {n} /leɪs/ (fabric)  :: encaje {m}, blonda {f}
laceration {n} (an irregular open wound caused by a blunt impact to soft tissue)  :: laceración {f}
Lacerta {prop} (a constellation)  :: Lacerta
laches {n} /ˈlætʃɪz/ (legal doctrine)  :: tardanza {f}, incuria {f}, prescripción negativa {f}
lachrymal {adj} (of or relating to tears)  :: lacrimal
lachrymose {adj} (tearful)  :: lacrimoso, lacrimógeno
lack {n} /læk/ (deficiency, need)  :: falta {f}, carencia {f}
lack {v} (be without, need, require)  :: faltar, carecer
lackadaisical {adj} /ˌlækəˈdeizikəl/ ( showing no interest or enthusiasm)  :: lánguido
lackey {n} (a fawning, servile follower)  :: lacayo {m}
lackey {n} /ˈlæ.ki/ (liveried male servant)  :: lacayo {m}
lackluster {adj} (Having no shine or lustre; dull)  :: mate, pálido
lackluster {adj} (Having no vitality)  :: cansado, aburrido,
lackluster {adj} (Not exceptional; not worthy of special merit, attention, or interest)  :: mediocre {m} {f}
laconic {adj} /ləˈkɑnɪk/ (using as few words as possible)  :: lacónico
laconism {n} (brevity in expression)  :: laconismo {m}
laconism {n} (brief expression)  :: laconismo {m}
La Coruña {prop} (city in Galicia)  :: La Coruña
lacquer {n}  :: laca {f}
lacquer {n} /ˈlæk.ɚ/ (glossy, resinous material used as a surface coating)  :: barniz {m}, laca {f}
lacquer {v} (to apply a lacquer to something)  :: lacar, laquear
lacrimal gland {n} (gland which secretes tear fluid)  :: glándula lagrimal {f}
lacrimation {n} (shedding tears)  :: lacrimación {f}
lacrosse {n} /ləˈkɹɑs/ (the sport)  :: lacrosse, intercross {m}, vilorta {f}
lactase {n} (A β-galactosidase enzyme)  :: lactasa {f}
lactic {adj} /ˈlæktɪk/ (of, relating to, or derived from milk)  :: láctico, lácteo
lactic acid {n} (2-hydroxy-propanoic acid (CH3.CHOH.CO2H))  :: ácido láctico {m}
lactose {n} /ˈlæk.toʊs/ (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products)  :: lactosa {f}
lactose intolerance {n} (inability to metabolize lactose)  :: intolerancia a la lactosa {f}
lacuna {n} /ləˈkuː.nə/ (in linguistics)  :: laguna léxica {f}
lacustrine {adj} (of or relating to lakes)  :: lacustre
lad {n} (familiar term of address for a man)  :: chico {m}, muchacho {m}
lad {n} /læd/ (a boy)  :: niño {m}, chico {m}
ladder {n} /ˈlædɚ/ (climbing tool)  :: escalera {f}
ladder {n} (length of unravelled fabric in a knitted garment, especially in nylon stockings)  :: carrera {f}
ladies and gentlemen {n} (used to address an audience)  :: señoras y señores, damas y caballeros
Ladinian {n} (subdivision of the Triassic period)  :: Ladiniense
Ladino {prop} /ləˈdiːnoʊ/ (Romance language)  :: ladino {m}, judeoespañol {m}, sefardí {m}
Ladislaus {prop} (male given name)  :: Ladislao {m}
ladle {n} /ˈleɪ.dəl/ (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle)  :: cucharón {m}, cazo {m}
ladle {v} (serve with a ladle)  :: vertir
lady {n} /ˈleɪdi/ (mistress of a household)  :: ama {f}
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman)  :: señora {f}, dama {f}
lady {n} (toilets intended for use by women)  :: baño de damas {m}
lady {n} (wife of a lord)  :: señora {f}
lady {n} (woman of breeding and authority)  :: señora {f}, dama {f}
Lady {n} (aristocratic title for a woman)  :: Señora
ladybird {n} /ˈleɪ.di.bɝd/ (member of Coccinellidae)  :: mariquita {f}, catarinita {f} [Mexico], chinita {f} [Chile], San Antonio {m} [Uruguay], sarantontón {f} [Spain's Canary Islands], vaquita de San Antonio {f} [Argentina]
ladybug {n} /ˈleɪ.di.bʌɡ/ (ladybird) SEE: ladybird  ::
ladyship {n} /ˈleɪ.di.ʃɪp/ (Term of respect)  :: La Señora {f}
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer  ::
Laertes {prop} /leɪˈɜːtiːz/ (the father of Odysseus)  :: Laertes {m}
lagoon {n} /ləˈɡuːn/ (shallow body of water)  :: laguna {f}, estero, albufera {f}
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan  ::
Lagrange point {n} (a point in an the orbital configuration)  :: punto de Lagrange {m}
lahar {n} /ˈlɑhɑɹ/ (volcanic mudflow)  :: lahar {m}
laicize {v} (to convert from church controlled to independent)  :: laicizar
laicize {v} (to convert to lay status)  :: laicizarse
laid-back {adj} (relaxed and easy-going)  :: relajado {m}, despreocupado {m}
lain {v} /leɪn/ (situated horizontally)  :: tumbado
lair {n} /lɛəɹ/ (of an animal)  :: guarida {f}
lair {n} (of a criminal)  :: guarida {f}, escondite {m}
laity {n} /ˈleɪ.ə.ti/ (people of a church who are not ordained)  :: laico
lake {n} (coloring agent)  :: laca {f}
lake {n} /leɪk/ (body of water)  :: lago {m}
Lake Erie {prop} (the lake)  :: lago Erie {m}
Lake Huron {prop} (the lake)  :: Lago Hurón {m}
Lake Ladoga {prop} (Ladoga) SEE: Ladoga  ::
Lake Michigan {prop} (one of the five Great Lakes)  :: Lago Míchigan {m}
Lake Ontario {prop} (the lake)  :: Lago Ontario {m}
Lake Superior {prop} (the lake)  :: Lago Superior {m}
laksa {n} (a spicy stew from Indonesia or Malaysia)  :: laksa {f}
lama {n} /ˈlɑː.mə/ (master of Tibetan Buddhism)  :: lama {m}
Lamanite {n} (a descendant of Laman)  :: lamanita
La Marseillaise {n} (the French national anthem)  :: la Marsellesa {f}
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food)  :: cordero {m}, carne de cordero {f}
lamb {n} /læm/ (young sheep)  :: cordero {m}
lambda {n} /ˈlæm.də/ (name of the Greek letter)  :: lambda {f}
Lamb of God {prop} (a title for Jesus that appears in the Gospel of John)  :: Cordero de Dios {m}
lame {adj}  :: cojo, rengo
lame {adj} /leɪm/ (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs)  :: cojo, rengo [Argentina, Uruguay]
lame {adj} (slang: failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant)  :: [Mexico] chafa
lamella {n} (gill of a mushroom)  :: laminilla {f}
lamella {n} /ləˈmɛl.ə/ (thin structure)  :: laminilla {f}
lament {n} /ləˈmɛnt/ (expression of grief, suffering, or sadness)  :: lamento, lamentación
lament {v} (express grief)  :: lamentar
lamentable {adj} /ləˈmɛn.tə.bəl/ (deplorable)  :: lamentable
lamentation {n} /ˌlæm.ɛnˈteɪ.ʃən/  :: lamentación
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: lamentaciones
lamia {n} /ˈleɪmɪə/ (monster in mythology)  :: lamia
laminar {adj} /ˈlæmɪnə/ (of fluid motion, smooth and regular)  :: laminar
laminate {n} /ˈlæmɪneɪt/ (Material formed of thin sheets)  :: laminado {m}
laminated {adj} (consisting of many thin layers)  :: contrachapado
laminate flooring {n} (synthetic flooring simulating wood)  :: laminado {m}, tarima flotante sintética {f}
lammergeier {n} (bird)  :: quebrantahuesos {m}
lammergeyer {n} /ˈlaməɡaɪə/ (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
lamp {n} (electric device producing light)  :: lámpara {f}
lamp {n} /læmp/ (oil device producing light)  :: lámpara {f}, candil {m}
lampas {n} (type of luxury fabric)  :: lampás {f}
lampoon {n} /læmˈpuːn/ (written satirical attack)  :: sátira {m}, libelo {m}, pasquín {m}
lampoon {v} (satirize) SEE: satirize  ::
lamprey {n} /ˈlæm.pɹi/ (a fish)  :: lamprea
lampshade {n} /ˈlæmp.ʃeɪd/ (cover over a lamp)  :: pantalla {f}
lance {n} /læns/ (weapon of war)  :: lanza {f}
lance {n}  :: lanza {f}
lancet {n} /læn.sɪt/ (surgical instrument)  :: lanceta {f}
lancetfish {n} (deep-sea fish)  :: lanzón {m}
land {n} (country or region)  :: patria {f}, país {m}
land {n} (fright) SEE: fright  ::
land {n} /lænd/ (part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water)  :: tierra {f}
-land {suffix} /lənd/ (territory, country or region (suffix))  :: -landia {f}
land {v} (to bring to land)  :: aterrizar
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver  ::
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air)  :: aterrizar
land ahoy {interj} (interjection shouted by the ship's watch)  :: tierra a la vista
land bridge {n} (isthmus)  :: puente terrestre
landfall {n} /ˈlænd.fɑl/ (arrival of a ship at the shore)  :: recalada, aterrada {f}
landfall {n}  :: tocar tierra
landfill {n} /ˈlænd.fɪl/ (site at which refuse is buried)  :: vertedero {m}
landgrave {n} (renderings of Landgraf)  :: landgrave {m}
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land  ::
landing {n} (an in-between platform)  :: rellano {m}, descansillo {m}
landing {n} (a place on a shoreline where a boat lands)  :: muelle {m}
landing {n} (coming to earth, as of an airplane)  :: aterrizaje {m}
landing strip {n} (runway for aircraft)  :: pista de aterrizaje {f}
landlady {n} /ˈlændˌleɪ.di/ (female landlord)  :: arredataria {f}, casera {f}, terrateniente {f} [la]
landline {n} (fixed telephone communications cable)  :: telefonía fija {f}, línea fija {f}
landline {n} (telephone connected by such a fixed wire)  :: teléfono fijo {m}
landlocked {adj} /ˈlændˌlakt/ (surrounded by land)  :: sin litoral
landlord {n} /ˈlænd.lɔɹd/ (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo)  :: casero {m}, arrendatario {m}, terrateniente {m}
landlouper {n} (vagabond) SEE: vagabond  ::
landmark {n} (a major event)  :: sobresaliente
land mine {n} /ˈlænd.maɪn/ (mine that is placed on land)  :: mina terrestre {f}
landowner {n} /ˈlændˌoʊ.nɚ/ (a person who owns land)  :: terrateniente {m} {f}
landrace {n} /ˈlændˌreɪs/ (local variety of domesticated animal or plant adapted to its environment)  :: variedad autóctona {f}, variedad local {f}
landscape {n} (a mode of printing where the horizontal sides are longer then the vertical sides)  :: apaisado {m}
landscape {n} /ˈlandskeɪp/ (portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view)  :: paisaje {m}
landscape gardening {n} (development of gardens)  :: paisajismo urbano {m}
landscape genetics {n} (discipline)  :: genética del paisaje {f}
landscaping {n} (the act of improving a landscape)  :: paisajismo {m}
landslide {n} /ˈlænd.slaɪd/ (natural disaster)  :: corrimiento de tierra {m}, voto mayoritario
lane {n} (course for ships or aircraft)  :: carrera {f}
lane {n} (division of racetrack)  :: calle
lane {n} (division of roadway)  :: carril {m}, [Venezuela] canal {m}
lane {n} /leɪn/ (passageway)  :: camino
Langhian {n} (subdivision of the Miocene epoch)  :: Langhiense
Langobard {n} (Lombard) SEE: Lombard  ::
language {n} (computer language (see also computer language))  :: lenguaje {m}
language {n} /ˈleɪŋɡwɪdʒ/ (system of communication using words or symbols)  :: lengua {f}, idioma {m}
language {n} (nonverbal communication)  :: lenguaje {m}
language {n} (particular words used)  :: lenguaje {m}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words)  :: lenguaje {m}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field)  :: lenguaje {m}
language barrier {n} (barrier to communication)  :: barrera idiomática {f}
language exchange {n} (language exchange)  :: intercambio de idiomas {m}
language isolate {n} (natural language without relatives)  :: lengua aislada {f}
language swap {n} (language exchange) SEE: language exchange  ::
languid {adj} /ˈlæŋ.ɡwɪd/ (lacking enthusiasm, energy or strength)  :: lánguido
languish {v} /ˈleɪŋ.ɡwɪʃ/ (to lose strength and become weak)  :: atrofiar, marchitar, decaer
languish {v} (to be neglected, to make little progress)  :: periclitar, debilitarse, estancarse, atascarse, enredarse
languish {v} (to live in miserable conditions)  :: sufrir, desperecer, ir tirando
languish {v} (to pine away with longing)  :: languidecer
languor {n}  :: languidez {f}, languor {m}
lanichol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin  ::
laniol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin  ::
lank {adj} /leɪŋk/ (slender and thin)  :: Delgado, flaco
lanolin {n} (greasy yellow substance)  :: lanolina {f}
lansquenet {n} /ˈlɑːnskənɛt/ (German mercenary)  :: lansquenete {m}
lantern {n} /ˈlæn.tɚn/ (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light)  :: farol {m}
lanthanum {n} (metallic element)  :: lantano {m}
lanyard {n} /ˈlæn.jɚd/ (a cord with a hook; once used to fire artillery)  :: dragona {f}
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language)  :: laosiano, de Laos
Lao {n} /laʊ/ (person)  :: laosiano {m}, laosiana {f}, lao {p}
Lao {prop} (language)  :: lao
Laocoön {prop} (The Trojan and the Argonaut)  :: Laocoonte
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Laos
Laotian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos)  :: laosiano, de Laos
Laotian {n} /leɪˈoʊʃən/ (Laotian person) SEE: Lao  ::
Laotian {prop} (language)  :: lao
Laozi {prop} (influential Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism)  :: Lao-Tsé {m}, Laozi {m}, Laocio {m}
lap {n} /læp/ (an edge; a border; a hem, as of cloth)  :: dobladillo {m}
lap {n}  :: regazo {m}
lap {n} (Sports: One circuit around a race track)  :: vuelta {f}
lap {n} (the upper legs of a seated person)  :: regazo {m}
laparoscopy {n} /lapəˈɹɒskəpi/ (examination or surgery on the peritoneal cavity)  :: laparoscopia {f}
laparotomy {n} (surgical procedure)  :: laparotomía {f}
La Paz {prop} /lɑːˈpæz/ (capital of Bolivia)  :: La Paz {f}
lap dog {n} (a small dog) SEE: lapdog  ::
lapel {n} /ləˈpɛl/ (each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit)  :: solapa {f}
lapidarian {adj} (lapidary) SEE: lapidary  ::
lapidarian {n} (lapidary) SEE: lapidary  ::
lapidation {n} (act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death)  :: lapidación {f}
lapis lazuli {n} (precious blue stone)  :: lapislázuli {m}
Laplace operator {n} (mathematics, physics: elliptic operator used in modeling of wave propagation, heat flow and many other applications)  :: operador de Laplace {m}, laplaciano {m}
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia)  :: Laponia
lappet moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar  ::
Lappland {prop} (Lapland) SEE: Lapland  ::
La Pérouse Strait {prop} (strait)  :: estrecho de La Pérouse {m}
lapse {n} (a termination of a right, etc, through disuse or neglect.)  :: prescripción {f}
lapse {n} /læps/ (a temporary failure; a slip)  :: lapso
lapsus linguae {n} /ˌlæpsəs ˈlɪŋɡwiː/ (An inadvertent remark)  :: lapsus línguae
laptop {n} /ˈlæp.tɑp/ (computing: a laptop computer)  :: portátil {m}, computador portátil {m}, computadora portátil {f}, ordenador portátil {m}
laptop computer {n} (laptop) SEE: laptop  ::
lapwing {n} /ˈlæpwɪŋ/ (bird belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae)  :: avefría {f}
larboard {n} (The left side of a ship)  :: babor {m}
larceny {n} /ˈlɑɹ.sə.ni/ (law: unlawful taking of personal property)  :: hurto {m}, latrocinio {m}
larch {n} /ˈlɑɹtʃ/ (a coniferous tree)  :: alerce {m}
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon  ::
lard {n} /lɑɹd/ (fat from the abdomen of a pig)  :: manteca
larder {n} /ˈlɑɹ.dɚ/ (cool room used as food storage)  :: despensa {f}
large {adj} /lɑɹdʒ/ (of greater size, see also: big)  :: grande
large bonito {n} (skipjack tuna) SEE: skipjack tuna  ::
large intestine {n} (bodily organ)  :: intestino grueso {m}
largely {adv} /ˈlɑɹdʒ.li]/ (for the most part)  :: mayormente
largen {n} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge  ::
large-scale {adj}  :: a gran escala, en gran escala
large-scale {adj} (large in amount, scope or extent)  :: a gran escala
largess {n} /lɑɹˈdʒɛs/ (generosity in the giving of gifts or money)  :: largueza {f}
large-tailed antshrike {n} (A passerine of the antbird family)  :: bataré pintado
La Rioja {prop} (autonomous community)  :: La Rioja
lark {n} /lɑːɹk/ (bird)  :: alondra {f}
lark {n} (one who wakes early)  :: madrugador {m}
larkspur {n} (Delphinium)  :: espuela de caballero {f}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth)  :: larva {f}
larva {n} /ˈlɑɹ.və/ (a stage of growth)  :: larva {f}
laryngeal {adj} /ləˈrɪn.dʒi.əl/ (of or pertaining to larynx)  :: laringeo
laryngitis {n} /læɹɪnˈdʒajɾɪs/ (inflammation of the larynx)  :: laringite
laryngological {adj} (of or pertaining to laryngology)  :: laringológico
laryngologist {n} (a person who studies or specializes in laryngology)  :: laringólogo {m}, laringóloga {f}
laryngology {n} (branch of physiology)  :: laringología {f}
larynx {n} /ˈlæ.ɹɪŋks/ (the organ)  :: laringe {f}
lasagna {n} /ləˈzɑ.njə/ (baked dish)  :: lasaña {f}
lascivious {adj} /ləˈsɪvɪəs/ (wanton)  :: lascivo
lasciviousness {n} (the state or characteristic of being lascivious)  :: lascivia {f}
laser {n} /ˈleɪz.ə(ɹ)/ (device producing beam of light)  :: láser {m}
laser beam {n} (light from a laser)  :: rayo láser {m}
laser printer {n} (computer printer)  :: impresora láser {f}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash  ::
lash {n} /læʃ/ (stroke with a whip)  :: látigo {m}, zurriagazo {m}, latigazo {m}
lass {n} /læs/ (a young woman or girl)  :: chica, chiquita, [child] niña, muchacha, señorita
lass {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart  ::
lasso {n} /ˈlæs.oʊ/ (a long rope with a sliding loop)  :: lazo
lasso {v} (to catch with a lasso)  :: lacear, lazar
last {adj} (Least preferable)  :: último
last {adj} /lɑːst/ (Final)  :: último
last {adj} (Most recent)  :: último
last {v} (endure, continue over time)  :: durar
last {v} (to hold out)  :: durar, aguantar
lastborn {adj} (born last in a family)  :: ultimogénito
lastborn {n} (youngest child of a family)  :: ultimogénito
last but not least {adv} (An expression to start the last item of a list)  :: por último, pero no menos importante
lasting {adj} (persisting for an extended period of time)  :: duradero
Last Judgment {prop} (judgment day)  :: Juicio Final {m}
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname  ::
last night {adv} (during the night before today)  :: anoche, ayer por la noche
last night {n} (previous evening or night)  :: ayer por la noche, anoche
last resort {n} (The only remaining option)  :: ultima esperanza, unica forma, último recurso {m}
Last Supper {prop} (last meal Jesus ate with disciples)  :: Última Cena {f}
last year {adv} (year before this one)  :: el año pasado
latch {n} /lætʃ/ (fastening for a door)  :: cerrojo {m}
latch {n}  :: pestillo, picaporte
late {adj} (euphemism for dead)  :: difunto
late {adj} /leɪt/ (near the end of a period of time)  :: tarde
late {adj} (not arriving until after an expected time)  :: atrasado
late {adv} (proximate in time)  :: tarde
lateen {n} /lætˈin/ (sail)  :: vela latina {f}
Late Latin {prop} (form of the Latin language used between the 3rd and 8th centuries)  :: bajo latín {m}
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently  ::
latent {adj} /ˈleɪ.tənt/ (existing or present but concealed or inactive)  :: latente
latent heat {n} (heat that is released or absorbed accompanying a change of state or of phase)  :: calor latente {m}
later {adj} (at some time in the future)  :: posterior
later {adj} (coming afterward in time)  :: posterior
later {adj} (more late)  :: más tarde
later {adv} (afterward in time)  :: más tarde, después
later {adv} (at some unspecified time in the future)  :: posteriormente
later {adv} /leɪtə/ (more late)  :: más tarde
later {interj} (see you later)  :: hasta luego
laterally {adv} (done in a lateral manner)  :: lateralmente
lateral rectus {n} (muscle)  :: recto lateral {m}, músculo recto lateral {m}
later on {adv} (later on)  :: más adelante, más tarde
latest {adj} /ˈleɪt.ɪst/ (most recent)  :: último
latex {n} /ˈleɪtɛks/ (milky sap)  :: látex {m}
lathe {n} /leɪð/ (machine tool used to shape a piece of material)  :: torno {m}
lathe {v} (to shape with a lathe)  :: tornear
lather {n} /ˈlæðɚ/ (foam of soap and water)  :: espuma de jabón {f}
lather {v} (to cover with lather)  :: enjabonar
Latin {adj} /ˈlæt.n/ (of the language)  :: latín
Latin {adj} (of ancient Rome)  :: romano
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans)  :: romano
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America)  :: latino
Latin {adj} (of Latium)  :: latino
Latin {adj} (of the script)  :: latino
Latin {adj} (Roman Catholic) SEE: Roman Catholic  ::
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire)  :: romano {m}
Latin {n} (person who is descended from the ancient Romans)  :: latino {m}
Latin {n} (person whose native tongue is one descended from Latin)  :: latino {m}
Latin {prop} (language of the ancient Romans)  :: latín
Latin alphabet {n} (the 26-letter alphabet)  :: alfabeto latino {m}
Latin America {prop} (parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese)  :: Latinoamérica {f}, América Latina {f}
Latin American {adj} (Of or relating to Latin America)  :: latinoamericano
Latin American {n} (A native or inhabitant of Latin America)  :: latinoamericano {m}, latinoamericana {f}
Latinity {n} (essence of being Latin)  :: latinidad {f}
Latinization {n} (act or process of Latinizing)  :: latinización {f}
Latinize {v} /ˈlæt.ɪn.aɪz/ (to transliterate to Latin script) SEE: romanize  ::
Latino-Faliscan {adj} (Relating to the Latin and Faliscan tongues)  :: latino-falisco
Latino-Faliscan {prop} (An Italic language family.)  :: latino-falisco
latissimus dorsi {n} (either of the larger, flat, dorso-lateral muscles on the trunk, posterior to the arm)  :: dorsal ancho {m}
latitude {n} (freedom from restrictions)  :: holgura {f}
latitude {n} (imaginary line parallel to the equator)  :: latitud {f}
latitude {n} /ˈlæt.ɪ.tud/ (angular distance north or south from the equator)  :: latitud {f}
latitudinarian {adj} /lædɪtuːdəˈnɛriən/ (tolerant, especially of other people's religious views)  :: laxista {f}
latitudinarian {n} (a person who is tolerant)  :: latitudinario {m}
latitudinarianism {n} /lædɪtuːdəˈnɛriənɪzəm/ (tolerance of other people's views)  :: latitudinarianismo {m}
Latium {prop} /ˈleɪʃiəm/ (region of central Italy)  :: Lacio {m}
latrine {n} /ləˈtɹiːn/ (a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench)  :: letrina {f}, retrete {m}
lats {n} /ˈlɑts/ (currency of Latvia) SEE: lat  ::
latte {n} /ˈlɑ.teɪ/ (caffè latte)  :: latte {m}
latter {adj} (close (or closer) to the present time)  :: último
latter {adj} /ˈlæt.ə(ɹ)/ (relating to or being the second of two items)  :: segundo {m}, éste {m}, ésta {f}
latter {adj} (near (or nearer) to the end)  :: último {m}, este último {m}, esta última {f}
Latter-day Saint {n} (member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)  :: Santo de los Últimos Días {m}, Santa de los Últimos Días {f}
lattice {n}  :: celosía {f}, rejilla {f}, [1] enrejado {m}, reticulado {m}, latis {m}, [2] enrejado {m}
lattice {n} /ˈlæt.ɪs/ (a regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points)  :: trama, cuadrícula
Latvia {prop} /ˈlæt.vi.ə/ (Republic of Latvia)  :: Letonia {f}
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language)  :: letón
Latvian {n} /ˈlætviən/ (person)  :: letón {m}, letona {f}
Latvian {n} (language)  :: letón {m}
laud {v} /lɔd/ (to praise, to glorify)  :: loar
laudable {adj} /lɔːdəbl/ (worthy of being lauded)  :: loable, laudable
laudableness {n} /ˈlɔːdəbəlnɪs/ (quality of being laudable)  :: laudabilidad {f}
laudably {adv} /ˈlɔː.dɪb.li/ (in a laudable manner)  :: loablemente
laudation {n} /lɔːˈdeɪ.ʃən/ (act of lauding)  :: loa {f}
laugh {n} /læf/ (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species)  :: risa {f}
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule)  :: reírse de
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds)  :: reír
laughable {adj} (fitted to exite laughter)  :: risible, ridículo
laughing-eyed {adj} (Having eyes that reflect happiness)  :: ojialegre
laughing hyena {n} (spotted hyena) SEE: spotted hyena  ::
laughing stock {n} (object of ridicule)  :: hazmerreír {m}
laugh one's head off {v} (laugh uproariously)  :: desternillarse de risa, reírse a mandíbula batiente
laughter {n} /ˈlæftɚ/ (sound (as) of laughing)  :: risa
laughter {n}  :: risa {f}
launch {n} (act of launching)  :: lanzamiento {m}
launch {n} (An open boat of any size powered by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like)  :: lancha {f}
launch {v} (cause to move or slide from the land into the water)  :: botar
launch {v}  :: lanzar
launch {v} /lɔntʃ/ (throw, hurl, let fly, propel with force)  :: lanzar
launch {v} (strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce)  :: lancear
launder {n} /ˈlɔndɚ/ (washerwoman) SEE: washerwoman  ::
launder {v} (to wash and iron)  :: lavar
launderette {n} (place with facilities for washing that public may use)  :: lavandería {f}
laundromat {n} (launderette) SEE: launderette  ::
laundry {n} /ˈlɔːn.dri/ (laundering; washing)  :: colada {f}
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done)  :: lavandería {f}
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered)  :: ropa sucia {f}, lavado {m}, colada {f}
Laura {prop} (female given name)  :: Laura
laureate {adj} /ˈlɒ.ɹiː.ət/ (one crowned with laurel)  :: laureado, galardonado
laureate {n} (one crowned with laurel)  :: laureado, galardonado
laureate {v} (one crowned with laurel)  :: laurear
laurel {n} (crown of laurel)  :: corona de laurel {f}
laurel {n} /ˈlɔɹ.əl/ (evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus)  :: laurel {m}
Laurel {n} (a 16-17 year old participant in the Young Women organization of the LDS Church)  :: laurel {f}
Laurence {prop} (male given name)  :: Lorenzo
lav {n} (slang: toilet)  :: retrete {m}
lava {n} /ˈlɑːvə/ (melted rock)  :: lava {f}
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma  ::
lava dome {n} (Circular mound shaped bulge built up from lava)  :: domo de lava {m}, domo tapón {m}
lavash {n} /ləˈvɑːʃ/ (a soft, thin flatbread)  :: lavash {m}
lavender {n} (colour)  :: lavanda
lavender {n} /ˈlæv.ən.dɚ/ (plant)  :: lavanda, espliego, cantueso, alhucema
lavish {adj} (excessive)  :: excesivo, incontrolado, superabundante, sobrado
lavish {adj} /ˈlævɪʃ/ (profuse)  :: generoso, pródigo, dadivoso, derrochador
lavish {v} (to expend or bestow with profusion)  :: derrochar, despilfarrar
law {n} (body of rules and standards to be applied by courts)  :: derecho {m}
law {n} (body of rules from the legislative authority)  :: ley {f}
law {n} /lɔ/ (written or understood rule)  :: ley {f}
law {n} (observed physical behavior)  :: ley {f}
law {n} (statement that is true under specified conditions)  :: ley {f}
law and order {n} (enforcement of law, statutes and social conventions)  :: orden público {m}
lawmaker {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator  ::
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass)  :: césped {m}, grama {f} [Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Venezuela], pasto {m} [Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay], zacate {m} [Costa Rica, Mexico]
lawn {n} /lɔn/ (open space between woods)  :: claro {m}
lawn bowling {n} (bowls) SEE: bowls  ::
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass)  :: cortacésped {f}
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower  ::
lawnmower {n} /ˈlɑn.moʊ.ɝ/ (machine)  :: cortacésped {f}, cortahierba, cortapasto, cortador de césped {m}, cortador de hierba {m}, cortador de pasto {m}
law of conservation of energy {n} (total energy remains constant)  :: ley de la conservación de la energía {f}
law of nature {n} (natural law) SEE: natural law  ::
law of nature {n} (physical law) SEE: physical law  ::
Lawrence {prop} /ˈlɔ.ɹəns/ (male given name) SEE: Laurence  ::
lawrencium {n} (chemical element)  :: lawrencio {m}, laurencio {m}
lawsuit {n} /ˈlɔˌsut/ (case where a court is needed to resolve differences)  :: proceso judicial {m}, pleito {m}, litigio {m}, acción {f}
lawyer {n} /lɔɪ.ɚ/ (professional person authorized to practice law)  :: abogado {m}, abogada {f}, notario {m}
lax {adj} /læks/ (not strict; lenient; allowing for deviation)  :: laxo
lax {adj} (loose; not tight or taut)  :: flojo, suelto
laxative {adj} /ˈlæk.sə.tɪv/ (causing movement of the bowels)  :: laxante
laxative {n} (substance with a laxative effect)  :: laxante {m}
lay {adj} (non-clergy)  :: laico
lay {adj} (non-professional)  :: lego, profano
lay {adj} (not being a member of an organized institution)  :: laico
lay {v} /leɪ̯/ (to place something down in a position of rest)  :: acostar
lay {v} (to deposit an egg)  :: poner
lay {v} (to have sex with)  :: tumbar, tirar, yacer
lay {v} (to install certain building materials)  :: poner
lay {v} (to prepare groundwork, table etc.)  :: poner
layabout {n} /ˈleɪəˌbaʊt/ (lazy person)  :: holgazán {m}
lay-by {n} /ˈleɪ.baɪ/ (road-side rest area)  :: área de aparcamiento, área de estacionamiento {p}
lay down {v} (To lie down for rest)  :: acostarse
lay down {v} (To specify or establish (rules))  :: poner, establecer
lay down {v} (To surrender or yield (a weapon) by placing it on the ground)  :: soltar
layer {n} (hen kept to lay eggs)  :: gallina ponedora {f}, onedora {f}
layer {n} /ˈleɪ.ɚ/ (single thickness of some material covering a surface)  :: capa {f}
layer {n} (shoot of a plant)  :: hijuelo {m}
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy  ::
lay figure {n} (unimportant person) SEE: Joe Average  ::
layman {n} (someone who is not an ordained cleric)  :: laico {m}, lego {m}
layman {n} (someone who is not a professional in a given field)  :: profano {m}, lego {m}, aficionado {m}
layoff {n} (dismissal of employees)  :: despido
lay out {v} (to arrange in a certain way)  :: ordenar, organizar
layout {n} (map or a drawing of a construction site)  :: replanteo {m}, plano de replanteo {m}
layout {n} (process of arranging media content for publishing)  :: maqueta {f}
layout {n} (structured arrangement of items)  :: diseño {m}, esquema {m}, estructura {f}
layover {n} (pause in a journey)  :: escala {f}, parada en el camino {f}
layperson {n} (one who is not a cleric)  :: lego {m}, lego; laico
lay something at the feet of {v} (to assign responsibility for (something) to (someone))  :: responsabilizar
Lazarus {prop} (male given name)  :: Lázaro
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters)  :: Lázaro {m}
laze {v} /leɪz/ (be lazy, waste time)  :: holgazanear
laziness {n} (quality of being lazy)  :: pereza {f}, desidia {f}
Lazio {prop} (Italian province)  :: Lacio {m}
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli  ::
lazy {adj} /ˈleɪzi/ (unwilling to work)  :: perezoso, flojo, locho, haragán, vago
lazybones {n} (person who is lazy)  :: holgazán {m}
lazy eye {n} (amblyopia) SEE: amblyopia  ::
leach {v} /liːtʃ/ (to purge a soluble matter out of something)  :: lixiviar
lead {n} (bullets)  :: balas {m}
lead {n} /lɛd/ (chemical element)  :: plomo {m}
lead {n} (plummet to measure depth of water)  :: sonda {f}, escandallo {m}
lead {n} (precedence; advance position)  :: ventaja {f}
lead {n} (refill for writing tool)  :: mina {f}
lead {n} (separator line in print)  :: regleta {f}, interlínea {f}
lead {v} (begin a game of cards or dominoes)  :: partir, comenzar
lead {v} (go or be in advance of; precede)  :: liderar
lead {v} (guide or conduct in a certain course)  :: conducir, llevar
lead {v} (guide or conduct oneself)  :: llevar
lead {v} (intransitive: be ahead of others)  :: liderar, ir a la cabeza, ir en cabeza
lead {v} (intransitive: be more advanced)  :: liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: have the highest interim score in a game)  :: liderar, ir a la cabeza, ir en cabeza
lead {v} (intransitive: to go first)  :: ir a la cabeza, ir en cabeza
lead {v} /liːd/ (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection)  :: guiar, llevar
leaden {adj} (made of lead)  :: plúmbeo, plomizo
leaden {adj} (pertaining to or resembling lead)  :: plúmbeo, plomizo
leader {n} /ˈliːdɚ/ (one having authority)  :: líder {m} {f}, dirigente {m}
leadership {n} (capacity to lead)  :: liderazgo
leadership {n}  :: liderazgo {m}, caudillaje {m}
leading diagonal {n} (main diagonal) SEE: main diagonal  ::
lead oxide {n} (yellow oxide of lead)  :: óxido de plomo {m}
lead poisoning {n} (chronic intoxiction caused by lead) SEE: plumbism  ::
leaf {n} (flat section used to extend a table)  :: tablero {m}
leaf {n} (layer supporting the kidney of a pig) SEE: leaf fat  ::
leaf {n} /liːf/ (part of a plant)  :: hoja {f}
leaf {n} (sheet of a book)  :: hoja {f}
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaves  ::
leaf-cutter ant {n} (type of ant)  :: hormiga arriera {f}, hormiga cortadora {f}, [Colombian Llanos, Venezuela] bachaco {m}, [Cuba] bibijagua {f}, [Central Mexico] chancharra {m}, [Mexico] chicatana {m}, [Peru] coqui {m}, [Eastern Central Colombia] hormiga culona {f}, [Northwestern Mexico] mochomo {m}, [Southern Mexico] nucú {m}, [Bolivia] tujo {m}, [Costa Rica] zompopa {f}, [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Southern Mexico] zompopo {f}
leaflet {n} /ˈliːflɪt/ (component of a compound leaf)  :: folíolo {m}
leaflet {n} (small piece of paper with information)  :: folleto {m}, panfleto
leaf-storm {n} (a wind-driven burst of dead leaves)  :: hojarasca {f}
leaf through {v} (to turn the pages of (a book) rapidly reading short sections at random)  :: hojear
league {n} (distance)  :: legua {f}
league {n} /liːɡ/ (a group or association of cooperating members)  :: alianza {f}, liga {f}
league {n} (organization of sports teams)  :: liga {f}
league {v} (to form an association)  :: asociarse
League of Nations {prop} (International organization)  :: Sociedad de Naciones {f}
Leah {prop} (elder daughter of Laban)  :: Lea, Lía
leak {n} (divulgation, or disclosure, of information)  :: filtración {f}
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid)  :: pérdida {f}
leak {n} /liːk/ (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape)  :: gotera, agujero, rotura {f}, vía {f}
leak {v} (to allow fluid to escape or enter)  :: filtrar
leak {v} (to reveal secret information)  :: filtrar
lean {adj} (being slim and muscular)  :: delgado, esbelto
lean {adj} (having little extra or little to spare)  :: estrecho, ajustado
lean {adj} (having more air than necessary to burn all the fuel)  :: delgado, sobreoxigenado
lean {adj} (of meat, having little fat)  :: magro
lean {v} /liːn/ (to hang outwards)  :: declinarse
lean {v} (to press against)  :: apoyarse, arrimar, reclinar
Leander {prop} (Greek lover of Hero)  :: Leandro
Leander {prop} (male given name)  :: Leandro
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the tower)  :: Torre inclinada de Pisa {f}
leap {n} (the act of leaping)  :: salto {m}
leap {v} /liːp/ (to jump)  :: saltar
leap to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind  ::
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar)  :: bisiesto {m}
learn {v} /lɝn/ (to acquire knowledge or ability)  :: aprender
learn {v} (to attend educational activity)  :: aprender
learn {v} (to be studying)  :: estudiar
learn {v} (to come to know; to become informed of; to find out)  :: aprender, enterarse
learn {v} (to improve)  :: aprender
learn {v} (to make use of a bad experience)  :: aprender
learned {adj} /lɝːnd/ (having much learning)  :: erudito {m}, leído {m}
learner {n} (one that is learning)  :: aprendiz
learning {n} (accumulated knowledge)  :: conocimiento {m}
learning {n} (action of the verb)  :: aprendizaje
learning disability {n} (disability which prevents the sufferer from learning in a typical manner)  :: dificultades de aprendizaje {f-p}
leash {n} /liːʃ/ (long cord for dogs)  :: correa {f}
least {determiner} /liːst/ (the smallest amount of)  :: mínimo
least weasel {n} /ˈliːstˈwizəl/ (Mustela nivalis)  :: mostela {f}
leather {n} /ˈlɛðɚ/ (material produced by tanning animal skin)  :: cuero {m}
leave {n} (absence from work)  :: permiso {m}
leave {n} (departure)  :: despedida {f}
leave {n} (permission)  :: permiso {m}
leave {v} /liːv/ (To cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting)  :: dejar
leave {v}  :: quedar, sobrar
leave {v} (To depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with)  :: salir de, dejar
leave {v} (To depart (intransitive))  :: partir, irse, salir
leave {v} (To give (something) to someone; to deliver (something) to a repository; to deposit)  :: depositar, dejar
leave {v} (To transfer possession after death)  :: dejar, legar
leave alone {v} (to stop bothering)  :: dejar en paz
leave home {v} (stop living with one's parents)  :: irse de casa
leave me alone {phrase} (stop talking to me)  :: déjame en paz, déjeme en paz
leaven {n} /ˈlɛv.ən/ (any agent used to make dough rise)  :: levadura {f}, polvos de hornear {m-p}
leaven {v} (to add leavening)  :: leudar
leaven {v} (to cause to rise by fermentation)  :: leudar
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave  ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit  ::
leave someone holding the bag {v} (leave somebody holding the responsibility or blame)  :: echar el muerto
leave someone in the lurch {v} (to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation)  :: dejar con los crespos hechos, dejar plantado, dejar en la estacada
Lebanese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lebanon, its people or language)  :: libanés
Lebanese {n} /lɛ.bəˈniːz/ (A person from Lebanon)  :: libanés
Lebanon {prop} /ˈlɛbənɒn/ (Lebanese Republic)  :: el Líbano {m}
Lecco {prop} (town)  :: Lecco
lecherous {adj} (given to a lustful craving of sexually deviant activities)  :: libidinoso {m}
lechery {n} /ˈlɛtʃ.ər.i/ (Inordinate indulgence in sexual activity)  :: lujuria {f}
lectern {n}  :: facistol {m}
lecture {n} /ˈlɛk.tʃɚ/ (a spoken lesson)  :: conferencia {f} (talk), [colloquial] charla {f} (talk), clase {f} (educational lecture)
lecturer {n} (member of university or college)  :: docente {m} {f}
lecturer {n} (person who gives lectures)  :: docente {m}
LED {n} /ɛl.iː.ˈdiː/ (light-emitting diode)  :: diodo luminoso {m}, led {m}
ledge {n} /lɛdʒ/ (shelf)  :: repisa {f}
ledger {n} /ˈlɛdʒə(ɹ)/ (book for keeping notes)  :: registro {m}
ledger line {n} (notation to inscribe notes outside the musical staffs)  :: línea adicional {f}
leech {n} /liːtʃ/ (annelid)  :: sanguijuela {f}, sanguja {f}, hirudíneo {m}
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician  ::
leek {n} /liːk/ (vegetable)  :: puerro {m}, porro {m}, poro {m}
lees {n} (sediment)  :: heces {f-p}, hez {f} [rare]
leeward {adj} /ˈluːɜ(ɹ)d/ (Downwind)  :: sotavento
Lefkosia {prop} (capital of Northern Cyprus)  :: Lefkosia
left {adj} /lɛft/ (the west side of the body when one is facing north)  :: izquierdo, izquierda
left {adj} (pertaining to the political left; liberal)  :: de izquierda, liberal
left {adv} (on the left side)  :: a la izquierda
left {adv} (towards the left side)  :: a la izquierda
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties)  :: izquierda {f}
left {n} (the left side)  :: izquierda {f}
left {v} (remaining)  :: sobrado {m}, sobras {f}
left and right {adv} (idiomatic: all over the place)  :: a diestro y siniestro
left-handed {adj} (preferring the left hand over the right)  :: zurdo
left-handedness {n} (state of being left-handed)  :: zurdera {f}
left-hander {n} (a person who is left-handed)  :: zurdo {m}, zurda {f}
leftist {adj} (Pertaining to the political left)  :: izquierdista {m} {f}
leftist {n} (a person who holds views associated with the political left)  :: izquierdista {m} {f}
leftovers {n} (Food remaining after a meal)  :: sobras {f-p}
left-wing {adj} (supporting political change)  :: izquierdista
lefty {n} (left-hander) SEE: left-hander  ::
leg {n} /lɛɡ/ (lower limb from groin to ankle)  :: pierna {f}, pata {f} [animal]
leg {n} (side in a triangle)  :: cateto {m}
leg {n} (stage of journey)  :: etapa {f}
leg {n} (supporting protrusion of an inanimate object)  :: pata {f}
legacy {adj} (Prior number (for an official document))  :: número previo {m}
legacy {n} (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will)  :: legado {m}
legacy {n} (Something inherited from a predecessor; a heritage)  :: legado {m}
legal {adj} (allowed or prescribed by law)  :: legal
legal {adj} (having its basis in the law)  :: legal
legal {adj} /ˈliɡəl/ (relating to the law or to lawyers)  :: legal
legal age {n} (age of majority) SEE: age of majority  ::
legalise {v} (make legal)  :: legalizar
legalization {n} (process of making something legal)  :: legalización {f}
legalize {v} (legalise) SEE: legalise  ::
legally {adv} (as permitted by law)  :: legalmente
legally binding {adj} ((legal) enforceable by law)  :: vinculante {m} {f}
legal person {n} (organization or group of people)  :: entidad jurídica {f}
legal tender {n} (currency that cannot be refused as payment to extinguish a debt)  :: moneda legal {f}, moneda de curso legal {f}
legato {n} /ləˈɡɑ.toʊ/ (slur curve)  :: ligado
legato {n}  :: ligado
legend {n} /ˈlɛdʒ.ənd/ (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events)  :: leyenda {f}
legendary {adj} (of or pertaining to a legend)  :: legendario
legerdemain {n} /ˈlɛdʒəɹdəˌmeɪn/ (sleight of hand)  :: escamoteo {m}
legible {adj} /ˈlɛd͡ʒəbl/ (being clear enough to be read, readable, particularly for handwriting)  :: legible
legion {n} /ˈliːdʒən/ (the major unit or division of the Roman army)  :: legión {f}
legionary {n} (member of a legion)  :: legionario {m}
legionnaire {n} (a member of a legion)  :: legionario {m}
legislate {v} /ˈlɛdʒɪsˌleɪt/ (to pass laws)  :: legislar
legislation {n} (law already enacted by legislature)  :: legislación {f}
legislation {n} (the act of legislating)  :: legislación {f}
legislative {adj} /ˈledʒɪsleɪtɪv/ (Making or having the power to make laws)  :: legislativo
legislator {n} (who creates or enacts laws)  :: legislador {m}
legislature {n} (governmental body)  :: legislatura {f}
legist {n} /ˈliːdʒɪst/ (legislator) SEE: legislator  ::
legitimacy {n} (quality of being legitimate or valid; validity)  :: legitimidad {f}
legitimately {adv} (in a legitimate manner)  :: legítimamente
legitimize {v} (to make legitimate)  :: legitimar
legume {n} /lɪˈɡjuːm/ (fruit or seed of leguminous plants)  :: legumbre {f}
leguminous {adj} (resembling a legume)  :: leguminoso
leishmaniasis {n} /liːʃməˈnaɪəsɪs/ (pathology)  :: leishmaniasis {f}
leisure {n} /ˈlɛʒə(ɹ)/ (freedom provided)  :: ocio {m}
leisure {n} (time free)  :: ocio {m}, tiempo libre {m}
leitmotif {n} /ˈleɪt.moʊˌtif/ (melodic theme in an opera)  :: leitmotiv {m}
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term)  :: lema {m}
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme  ::
lemma {n} (mathematics: proposition used mainly in the proof of some other proposition)  :: lema {m}
lemming {n} /lɛm.ɪŋ/ (rodent)  :: lemming {m}
lemniscatic {adj} /ˌlɛmnɪˈskætɪk/ (shaped like a figure-of eight)  :: lemniscático
lemniscatic {adj} (of or pertaining to a lemniscate)  :: lemniscático
lemon {adj} (having the colour/color of lemons)  :: limonado
lemon {n} (defective item)  :: maula {f}, porquería {f}
lemon {n} /ˈlɛmən/ (citrus fruit)  :: limón {m}, citrón
lemon {n} (taste)  :: (sabor) limón
lemon {n} (tree)  :: limonero {m}, limón {m}
lemonade {n} (carbonated beverage)  :: gaseosa de limón {f}, limonada {f}
lemonade {n} /ˌlɛmənˈeɪd/ (still beverage)  :: limonada {f}
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis)  :: melisa {f}, toronjil {m}, citronela {f}, hoja de limón {f}
lemongrass {n} (species of grass of the genus Cymbopogon)  :: té de limón {m}, caña de limón {f}, zacate de limón {m}, hierbaluisa {f}
lemon juice {n} (lemonade) SEE: lemonade  ::
lemon juice {n} (the liquid extract of lemon fruit)  :: zumo de limón {m}, jugo de limón {m}
lemon verbena {n} (shrub)  :: cedrón {m}, hierba luisa {f}, verbena de Indias
lemur {n} /ˈliːmə(r)/ (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea)  :: lémur {m}
León {prop} (department of Nicaragua)  :: León
León {prop} (region in north-west Spain)  :: León
lend {v} /lɛnd/ (to allow to be used temporarily)  :: prestar
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
lend a hand {v} (to help or assist)  :: echar una mano
lender {n} (one who lends, especially money)  :: prestador {m}
lenga {n} (Nothofagus pumilio)  :: lenga {f}
length {n} /lɛnθ, leɪŋθ/ (measurement of distance)  :: largo {m}, eslora {f} (nautical: length of a ship from bow to stern), longitud {f}
lengthen {v} (to make longer)  :: alargar
length overall {n} (length of a ship)  :: eslora {f}
lenient {adj} /ˈliːniənt/ (tolerant; not strict)  :: tolerante, laxo
Leningrad {prop} (Leningrad oblast)  :: óblast de Leningrado {m}
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991)  :: Leningrado
Leninian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lenin) SEE: Leninist  ::
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin)  :: leninismo {m}
Leninist {n} (an adherent of Lenin or Leninism)  :: leninista {m} {f}
lenition {n} /liːˈnɪʃən/ (weakening of consonant articulation)  :: lenición {f}
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye)  :: cristalino
lens {n} /lɛnz/ (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it)  :: lente {m} {f}
Lent {prop} (period of penitence for Christians before Easter)  :: Cuaresma {f}
lenticular {adj} /lɛnˈtɪk.jə.lɚ/ (of or pertaining to a lens)  :: lenticular
lenticular {adj} (relating to a lenticular image)  :: lenticular
lenticular {adj} (shaped like a biconvex lens)  :: lenticular
lenticular {n} (lenticular galaxy) SEE: lenticular galaxy  ::
lenticular {n} (lenticular image) SEE: lenticular image  ::
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle  ::
lentil {n} /ˈlɛntəl/ (plant Lens culinaris)  :: lenteja
lentil {n} (seed used as food)  :: lenteja {f}
Leo {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Leo {m}
Leo {prop} (constellation)  :: Leo {m}, León {m}
Leo {prop} /ˈliːoʊ/ (male given name)  :: León
Leonard {prop} /ˈlɛnɚd/ (male given name)  :: Leonardo
Leonese {adj} (from León)  :: leonés
Leonese {n} (Someone from León)  :: leonés {m}, leonesa {f}
Leonese {prop} (language)  :: leonés {m}
leonine {adj} (of or like a lion)  :: leonino
leopard {n} /ˈlɛpəd/ (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus)  :: leopardo {m}
leopard seal {n} (Hydrurga leptonyx)  :: foca leopardo {f}
Leopold {prop} (male given name)  :: Leopoldo {m}
leotard {n} (skin-tight one piece suit of clothing)  :: leotardo {m}
leper {n} (person who has leprosy)  :: leproso {m}, leprosa {f}
leprosy {n} /ˈlɛprəsi/ (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae)  :: lepra {f}
lepton {n} /ˈlɛptɒn/ (elementary particle)  :: leptón {m}
Lepus {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky)  :: Lepus
lesbian {adj} (between two women; pertaining to female homosexuality)  :: lesbiana
lesbian {n} (female homosexual)  :: lesbiana {f}
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
lesbo {n} /ˈlɛzbəʊ/ (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesbos {prop} /ˈlɛz.bɒs/ (island)  :: Lesbos
lesene {n} (architectural element)  :: lesena {f}
lesion {n} /ˈliːʒən/ (a wound or an injury)  :: lesión
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa)  :: Lesoto
l'esprit de l'escalier {n} /lɛˈspɹiː də lɛˈskaljeɪ/ (retort thought of too late)  :: el espíritu del escalador {m}, ingenio de la escalera {m}
less {adj} (not as much)  :: menos
less {adv} /lɛs/ (to smaller extent)  :: menos
-less {suffix} (lacking (suffix))  :: sin
lessee {n} (one to whom a lease is given)  :: inquilino {m}, arrendatario {m}
lessen {v} /ˈlɛsən/ (to make less)  :: menoscabar, disminuir, reducir, aminorar
lessen {v} (to become less)  :: aminorar, disminuir, menguar
lesser {adj} (of two things, the smaller in size, value, importance etc)  :: menor
lesser {adj} (the comparative of little)  :: menor
lesser flamingo {n} (the smaller of the two old world species of flamingo)  :: flamenco enano {m}
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda  ::
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} /ˈlɛsə(ɹ)ˈspɒtədˈwədpɛkə(ɹ)/ (Picoides minor)  :: pico menor {m}
lesson {n}  :: lección {f}
lesson {n} /ˈlɛs(ə)n/ (section of learning or teaching)  :: lección {f}
lessor {n} (owner of property that is leased)  :: arrendador {m}
less than {n} (the character <)  :: menor que {m}
lest {conj} /lɛst/ (for fear that)  :: por temor a que
let {v} /lɛt/ (to allow)  :: permitir, dejar
let {v} (to put up for rent)  :: alquilar, arrendar
let alone {conj} (to say nothing of)  :: ni menos, ni qué hablar de, por no hablar de
let alone {v} (leave alone) SEE: leave alone  ::
let bygones be bygones {v} (to disregard a past offense)  :: borrón y cuenta nueva
let down {v} (to allow to descend, see also: this a literal sense)  :: bajar
let down {v} (to disappoint)  :: decepcionar, fallar
let-down {n} /ˈlɛtdaʊn/ (disappointment or anticlimax)  :: decepción {f}
let go {v}  :: soltar
let go {v} (to no longer hold on)  :: soltar
lethal {adj} /liːθəl/ (deadly)  :: letal
lethargic {adj} /ləˈθɑɹdʒɪk/ (sluggish, indifferent)  :: tardo {m}, letárgico
lethargy {n} /ˈlɛθɚdʒi/ (pathological state of fatigue)  :: letargo {m}, aletargamiento {m}
lethargy {n} (state of extreme torpor or apathy)  :: atonía {f}, letargo {m}, aletargamiento {m}, sopor {m}
Lethe {prop} /ˈliθi/ (personification of oblivion)  :: Lete {m}, Leteo {m}
Letitia {prop} (female given name)  :: Leticia
let know {v}  :: informar, hacer saber
let loose {v} (release from restraint)  :: soltar
Leto {prop} (mother of Apollo)  :: Leto
let's {contraction} /lets/ (let us; forming first-person plural imperative)  :: [expressed with the first person plural subjunctive of the verb]
let's go {interj} (hurry up)  :: ¡date prisa!, ¡apúrate!
let's go {interj} (imperative)  :: vamos, vámonos
let sleeping dogs lie {v} (leave things as they are)  :: no marear la perdiz, no marear la perdiz dejar las cosas tranquilas
letter {n} /ˈlɛt.ɚ/ (letter of the alphabet)  :: letra {f}, carácter {m}
letter {n} (written message)  :: carta {f}
letter bomb {n} (explosive device)  :: carta bomba {f}
letterhead {n}  :: membrete {m}
letter opener {n} (knifelike device)  :: abrecartas {m}
letter patent {n} (type of legal document)  :: cédula de privilegio {f}, patente de privilegio {m}
letters patent {n} (type of legal document granting a right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or organization)  :: cédula de privilegio {f}, patente de privilegio {m}
let there be light {phrase} (let there be light)  :: sea la luz
let the sleeping dogs lie {v} (to avoid igniting a conflict) SEE: let sleeping dogs lie  ::
Lettish {prop} /ˈlɛtɪʃ/ (Latvian) SEE: Latvian  ::
lettuce {n} /ˈlɛtɪs/ (an edible plant, Lactuca)  :: lechuga {f}
lettuce {n} (the leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable or dish)  :: lechuga {f}
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language)  :: luxemburgués
leucine {n} (essential amino acid; C6H13NO2)  :: leucina {f}
leukemia {n} /luːˈkiːmiə/ (cancer of blood forming tissue)  :: leucemia {f}
leukocyte {n} (a white blood cell)  :: leucocito {m}
lev {n} /lɛf/ (currency of Bulgaria)  :: lev
levator palpebrae superioris {n} (muscle)  :: elevador del parpado superior, músculo elevador del parpado superior {m}
levee {n} /ˈlɛvi/ (embankment to prevent inundation)  :: malecón {m}, dique {m}
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference)  :: nivelado
level {adj} (being sensible)  :: nivel, niveles {m-p}
level {adj} (being unvaried)  :: nivel {m}, niveles {m-p}
level {adj} /ˈlɛv.əl/ (same height at all places)  :: nivelado
level {adj}  :: llano
level {n} (degree or amount)  :: nivel {m}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation)  :: nivel {m}
level {n} (one of several discrete segments of a game (gaming))  :: nivel {m}
level {n} (tool for finding whether a surface is level)  :: nivel {m}
level crossing {n} (at-grade crossing)  :: paso a nivel {m}
leveler {n} (person or thing)  :: desnivel {m}
leveler {n} (political)  :: socialista {m}
level up {v} (gaming)  :: avanzar, subir (or pasar) de nivel
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather  ::
lever {n} /ˈlɛ.vɚ/ (rigid piece)  :: palanca
lever {n} (small such piece to trigger or control a mechanical device)  :: palanca
leverage {n} (any influence which is compounded or used to gain an advantage)  :: influencia
leverage {n}  :: conllevar, impulsar
leverage {n} /ˈliːv(ə)rɪdʒ/ (force compounded by means of a lever rotating around a pivot)  :: palanca {f}, palanqueo {m}, apalancamiento {m}
leverage {v} (take full advantage of an existing thing)  :: beneficiarse, aprovecharse de
leveret {n} (a young hare)  :: lebrato {m}
Levi {prop} /ˈliːvɑɪ/ (third son of Jacob)  :: Leví {m}
leviathan {n} /lə.ˈvaɪ.ə.θən/ (Biblical sea monster)  :: leviatán {m}
levitate {v} /ˈlɛvɪteɪt/ (to be suspended in the air)  :: levitar
levitation {n}  :: levitación
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah)  :: Levítico
levity {n} /ˈlɛ.vɪ.ti/ (lack of steadiness) SEE: instability  ::
levulinate {n} (salt or ester of levulinic acid)  :: levulinato {m}
levy {v} /ˈlɛ.vi/ (to impose a fine)  :: multar
levy {v} (to draft into military service)  :: reclutar
lewd {adj} /lud/ (lascivious)  :: lascivo
Lewis {prop} /ˈluːɪs/ (male given name) SEE: Louis  ::
lexeme {n} /ˈlɛksiːm/ (unit of vocabulary, the different forms of the same lemma)  :: lexema {m}
lexical {adj} /ˈleksɪkəl/ (of a language's vocabulary)  :: léxico, lexical
lexical {adj}  :: léxico
lexical {adj} (of a dictionary)  :: léxico
lexicographer {n} (one who writes or compiles a dictionary)  :: lexicógrafo {m}, lexicógrafa {f}
lexicography {n} (art or craft of writing dictionaries)  :: lexicografía {f}
lexicology {n} (linguistic discipline)  :: lexicología {f}
lexicon {n} /ˈleksɪkɑn/ (vocabulary of a language)  :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} ((rare) any dictionary)  :: léxico {m}
Lezghian {prop} (Lezgi) SEE: Lezgi  ::
LGBT {initialism} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual)  :: LGBT
Lhasa {prop} /ˈlɑːsə/ (Capital of Xizang (Tibet))  :: Lhasa
liability {n} (debt)  :: responsabilidad {f}
liaison {v} (an illicit sexual relationship or affair)  :: aventura {f}
liaison {v} /li.ˈeɪ.zɑn/ (communication between two parties or groups)  :: enlace {n}
liar {n} (one who tells lies)  :: mentiroso {m}, mentirosa {f}, embustero {m}
libation {n} (act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice)  :: libación {f}
libation {n} (alcoholic beverage)  :: libación {f}
liberal {adj} /ˈlɪbəɹəl/ (politically liberal)  :: liberal
liberal {n} (one who favors individual voting rights, human and civil rights, individual gun rights and laissez-faire markets)  :: libertario {m}, libertaria {f}
liberalism {n} (a political movement)  :: liberalismo {m}
liberalism {n} (the quality of being liberal)  :: liberalismo {m}
liberate {v} (to free)  :: liberar
liberation {n} (act of liberating or the state of being liberated)  :: liberación {f}
liberator {n} (person who frees or liberates)  :: libertador {m}, libertadora {f}
Liberia {prop} /laɪˈbɪriə/ (country in Western Africa)  :: Liberia
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia)  :: liberiano {m}
Liberian {n} (A person from Liberia)  :: liberiano {m}
libertarianism {n} /lɪbəˈtɛːɹɪənɪz(ə)m/ (political philosophy)  :: libertarismo {m}
liberty {n} /ˈlɪbɚti/ (condition of being free)  :: libertad {f}
libidinal {adj} (pertaining to the libido)  :: libidinal
libidinosity {n} (lustful desire)  :: libidinosidad
libidinous {adj} /lɪˈbɪdɪnəs/ (having lustful desires)  :: libidinoso
libido {n} (drives or mental energies related or based on sexual instincts but not necessarily sexual in and of themselves.)  :: libido {f}
libido {n} /lɪˈbiː.dəʊ/ (sexual urges or drives)  :: libido {f}
Libra {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Libra {f}
Libra {prop} /ˈliːbrə/ (constellation)  :: Libra {f}
librarian {n}  :: bibliotecario {m}
librarian {n} /laɪˈbɹɛɹ.i.ən/ (the manager of a library)  :: bibliotecario {m}
library {n}  :: [1,2] biblioteca {f}
library {n} (collection of books)  :: biblioteca {f}, librería {f}
library {n} /ˈlaɪˌbɹɛɹi/ (institution which holds books etc.)  :: biblioteca {f}
Libreville {prop} (capital of Gabon)  :: Libreville
Libya {prop} /ˈlɪbiə/ (country in Northern Africa)  :: Libia
Libyan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Libya, the Libyan people or the Libyan language)  :: libio
Libyan {n} (person)  :: libio {m}
licence {n} /ˈlaɪsəns/ (license) SEE: license  ::
licence {v} (license) SEE: license  ::
license {n} (academic degree)  :: licenciatura {f}
license {n} /ˈlaɪsəns/ (legal document giving official permission to do something)  :: licencia {f}, permiso {m}
license {n} (legal terms of product usage)  :: licencia {f}
license plate {n} (an identifying plate attached to a vehicle)  :: [Cuba, Paraguay] chapa {f}, [Spain] matrícula {f}, [Argentina, Chile] patente {f}, [Latin America] placa {f}, [Puerto Rico] tablilla {f}
licentious {adj}  :: licencioso
licentiousness {n} (Property of being licentious)  :: licenciosidad
lich {n} /lɪtʃ/ (undead being)  :: liche
lichen {n} /ˈlaɪ.kn̩/ (symbiotic association of fungi and algae)  :: liquen {m}
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer  ::
licitly {adv} (in a licit manner)  :: lícitamente
lick {n} (colloquial: a stroke or blow)  :: bofeton; golpazo {m}
lick {n} /lɪk/ (the act of licking)  :: lamedura {m}
lick {v} (colloquial: to defeat decisively)  :: derrotar
lick {v} (colloquial: to overcome)  :: vencer
lick {v} (to stroke with a tongue)  :: lamer, lamber
lick someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose  ::
lid {n} /lɪd/ (top or cover)  :: tapa {f}
lie {n} (intentionally false statement)  :: mentira {f}
lie {v} (be situated)  :: estar ubicado
lie {v} /laɪ̯/ (be in horizontal position)  :: estar acostado, estar echado, yacer, estar tumbado
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth)  :: mentir
Liechtenstein {prop} /ˈlɪk.tən.staɪn/ (Principality of Liechtenstein)  :: Liechtenstein {m}
Liechtensteiner {n} (A person from Liechtenstein or of Liechtenstein descent)  :: liechtensteiniano {m}
lie down {v} (assume a reclining position)  :: echarse, tenderse, acostarse
liege {n} (A free and independent person; a lord paramount; a sovereign)  :: señor feudal
liege {n} (The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman)  :: vasallo
lien {n} /liːn/ (a legal claim; a charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty)  :: embargo {m}
lieu {n} /l(j)uː/ (in lieu, in lieu of) SEE: in lieu and in lieu of  ::
lieutenant {n} /luˈtɛnənt/ (lowest commissioned officer rank)  :: teniente
lieutenant {n}  :: teniente {m}, lugarteniente {m}
lieutenant commander {n} (naval officer)  :: teniente comandante
lieutenant general {n} (an officer above major general and below general)  :: teniente general
life {n} (a status given to an entity with the properties of replication and metabolism)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (A worthwhile existence)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (duration)  :: duración de la vida {f}
life {n} /laɪf/ (The state between birth and death)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (The world in general, existence)  :: vida {f}
life belt {n} (inflatable ring carried onboard ships)  :: salvavidas {m}
lifeboat {n} (a boat to save shipwrecked people)  :: bote salvavidas {m}
life-buoy {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver  ::
life cycle {n} (course of stages through which an organism passes)  :: ciclo de vida {m}, ciclo vital {m}
life cycle {n} (useful life of a product or system; developmental history of an individual or group)  :: ciclo de vida {m}
life expectancy {n} (the amount of time one is expected to live)  :: esperanza de vida {f}
lifeguard {n} (attendant employed to save swimmers in trouble or near drowning)  :: socorrista {f}, guardavidas {f}, bañero {m}, salvavidas {m} {f}
lifeguard {n} (lifesaver)  :: salvavidas {m}
life insurance {n} (form of insurance)  :: seguro de vida {m}
life is short {phrase}  :: la vida son dos días
life jacket {n} (An article of protective clothing)  :: chaleco salvavidas {m}
lifelike {adj} (Like a living being, resembling life)  :: natural, verosímil
lifelong {adj} (extending for the entire duration of life)  :: vitalicio
life of Riley {n} /ˈlaɪf əv ˈraɪ.li/ (ideal life of care-free prosperity)  :: vida de Jauja
life preserver {n} (torus)  :: salvavidas {m}
life ring {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver  ::
life sentence {n} (sentence of imprisonment for the rest of the defendant's life)  :: cadena perpetual {f}
lifesize {adj} (life-size) SEE: life-size  ::
life-size {adj} (the same size as the real thing)  :: tamaño natural
life-sized {adj} (life-size) SEE: life-size  ::
life style {n} (style of living)  :: estilo de vida {m}, forma de vida {f}
life-style {n} (life style) SEE: life style  ::
lifestyle {n} (life style) SEE: life style  ::
lifetime {n} (informal, hyperbolic: a long period of time)  :: eternidad {f}
lifetime {n} /ˈlaɪftaɪm/ (duration of the life of someone or something)  :: vida {f}, toda la vida {f}
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people)  :: ascensor {m}, [Mexico, Puerto Rico] elevador {m}
lift {n} (the act of transporting someone in a vehicle)  :: aventón
lift {v} /lɪft/ (to raise)  :: levantar, subir
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula  ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter  ::
lifting {n} /ˈlɪft.ɪŋ/ (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting  ::
liftoff {n} (the point in the launch of a rocket or an aircraft where it leaves contact with the ground)  :: despegue {m}
ligament {n} /ˈlɪɡəmənt/ (band of strong tissue that holds the bones of an animal in position)  :: ligamento {m}
ligase {n} /ˈlɪɡeɪz/ (enzyme)  :: ligasa {f}
ligate {v} /ˈlaɪɡeɪt/ (to bind with a ligature or bandage)  :: ligar
ligature {n} /ˈlɪɡətʃɚ/ (typography: character that combines multiple letters)  :: ligadura {f}
ligature {n} (music: group of notes played as a musical phrase)  :: ligadura {f}
Liège {prop} (province in Belgium)  :: Lieja {f}
liger {n} (animal born to a male lion and a tigress)  :: ligre {m}
light {adj} (coffee: served with extra milk or cream)  :: con leche
light {adj} (having light)  :: luminoso
light {adj} (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.)  :: ligero
light {adj} (of low weight)  :: ligero, [formal] liviano
light {adj} (pale in colour)  :: claro
light {n} (flame or something used to create fire)  :: fuego {m}, mechero {m}
light {n} /laɪt/ (electromagnetic wave)  :: luz {f}
light {n} (source of light)  :: luz {f}
light {n} (spiritual truth)  :: luz {f}
light {v} (to illuminate)  :: iluminar
light {v} (to start (a fire))  :: encender
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light)  :: ampolleta {f} [Chile], bombilla {f} [Spain], bombillo {m} [Caribbean Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela], bujía {f} [Nicaragua], foco {m} [Bolivia, Colombian Atlantic Coast, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru], lamparita {f} [Argentina, Uruguay]
light-emitting diode {n} (a rectifying semiconductor device)  :: diodo emisor de luz {m}
lighten {v} /ˈlaɪ.tən/ (to alleviate)  :: aliviar
lighten {v} (to become brighter or clearer)  :: aclararse
lighten {v} (to become light in weight)  :: aligerarse
lighten {v} (to make brighter or clearer)  :: aclarar
lighten {v} (to make light in weight)  :: aligerar
lighter {n} (fire making device)  :: encendedor {m}, briquet {m} [Colombia, pronounced briqué], fosforera {f} [Cuba], lighter {m} [Panama, Puerto Rico, pronounced láiter], mechero {m} [Spain], yesquero {m} [Venezuela]
lightfast {adj} /laɪt.fæst/ (resistant to fading)  :: no desteñible
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
lighthouse {n} /ˈlaɪthaʊs/ (building containing a light to warn or guide ships)  :: faro {m}
lighthouse keeper {n} (person who lives in a lighthouse and tends the light)  :: farero {m}
light industry {n} (industry that does not require high capitalization or heavy machinery)  :: industria ligera {f}
lighting {n} (the equipment used to provide illumination; the illumination so provided)  :: iluminación {f}
lightly {adv} (in a light manner)  :: ligeramente
lightness {n} (the relative whiteness or transparency of a colour)  :: luminosidad {f}, claridad {f}
lightness {n} (the state of having little weight)  :: liviandad {f}
lightning {n} (discharge)  :: rayo {m}
lightning {n} /ˈlʌɪʔ.nɪŋ]/ (flash of light)  :: relámpago {m}, rayo {m}
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly  ::
lightning conductor {n} (metallic conductor) SEE: lightning rod  ::
lightning rod {n} (metallic conductor that protects from lightning)  :: pararrayos {m}
light pollution {n} (excess artificial light)  :: contaminación lumínica {f}
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword)  :: sable de luz
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take)  :: ¡luces, cámara, acción!
light source {n} (a source of illumination)  :: fuente de luz, fuente lumínica {f}
lightspeed {n} (the speed of light)  :: velocidad de la luz {f}
light switch {n} (switch used to turn on or off the light)  :: interruptor {m}
light year {n} (astronomical distance)  :: año luz {m}
lignite {n}  :: lignito? {m}
Liguria {prop} (region)  :: Liguria
Ligurian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Liguria)  :: ligur
Ligurian {n} (native or inhabitant)  :: ligur {m} {f}
Ligurian {prop} (Gallo-Italic language)  :: ligur
like {adj} (similar)  :: semejante, similar {m} {f}
like {adv} (such as)  :: como
like {n} (something that a person likes)  :: gustos {m-p}, preferencias {f-p}
like {particle} (colloquial: mild intensifier)  :: como que
like {prep} (somewhat similar to)  :: como
like {v} (find attractive)  :: gustar [with subject and object reversed]
like {v} /laɪk/ (enjoy)  :: gustar [with subject and object reversed]
like a bull in a china shop {adv} (clumsily, aggressively)  :: como un elefante en cristalería, como un chivo en cristalería
like a dog on heat {prep} (like a dog in heat) SEE: like a dog in heat  ::
like a duck takes to water {adv} (Very naturally)  :: como pez en el agua
like a million dollars {prep} (like a million bucks) SEE: like a million bucks  ::
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father)  :: de tal padre, tal hijo, de tal palo, tal astilla
like hell {prep} (Expressing the opposite of one's intentions)  :: a huevo que (no)
like hot cakes {adv} (quickly)  :: como panes calientes
likelihood {n} (mathematical likelihood)  :: verosimilitud {f}
likelihood {n} (probability)  :: verosimilitud {f}
likely {adv} /ˈlaɪkli/ (similarly) SEE: similarly  ::
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably  ::
liken {v} /ˈlaɪkən/ (compare)  :: comparar
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity  ::
like one's life depended on it {adv} (desperately)  :: como si no hubiera un mañana
like the clappers {adv} (very hard or rapidly)  :: a toda leche
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too  ::
likewise {adv} (in like manner)  :: similarmente
likewise {adv} (the same to you)  :: igualmente
lilac {n} (colour)  :: lila
lilac {n} (flower)  :: lila {f}
lilac {n} /ˈlɑɪlək/ (shrub)  :: lila {f}
Lilian {prop} (female given name)  :: Liliana {f}
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
Lilongwe {prop} (capital of Malawi)  :: Lilongüe
lily {n} /ˈlɪli/ (flower in the genus Lilium)  :: azucena {f}
lily of the valley {n} (Convallaria majalis)  :: lirio del valle {m}
Lima {prop} (the capital of Peru)  :: Lima {f}
limaçon {n} (plane curve)  :: caracol de Pascal {m}, limaçon de Pascal {m}, limaçon {m}
limb {n} /lɪm/ (major appendage of human or animal)  :: miembro, extremidad {f}
limb {n}  :: miembro {m}
limbate {adj} /ˈlɪm.beɪt/ (having a distinct edge)  :: ribeteado, orlado, cercado, orillado
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible  ::
limbic system {n} (Part of the human brain)  :: sistema límbico {m}
Limburgian {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish  ::
lime {adj} (containing lime or lime juice)  :: de lima
lime {n} (citrus tree)  :: limero {m}
lime {n} (green citrus fruit)  :: lima {f}
lime {n} /laɪm/ (inorganic material containing calcium)  :: cal {f}
lime {n} (linden tree) SEE: linden  ::
lime {v} (to treat with lime)  :: encalar
lime juice {n} (limeade) SEE: limeade  ::
limelight {n} /ˈlaɪm.laɪt/ (type of stage lighting)  :: luz serena {f}, luz de candilejas {f}
lime mortar {n} (soft form of mortar)  :: mortero de cal {m}
limerence {n} (state of mind)  :: limerencia, infatuación
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments)  :: caliza {f}
limit {n} /ˈlɪmɪt/ (boundary)  :: límite {m}
limit {v} (restrict)  :: limitar
limited {adj} /ˈlɪmɪtɪd/ (with certain limits placed upon it)  :: limitado
limited liability company {n} (type of company)  :: sociedad de responsabilidad limitada {f}
limitless {adj} (without limits; boundless)  :: ilimitado
limnodophyte {n} (helophyte) SEE: helophyte  ::
limnology {n} (science of lakes)  :: limnología {f}
limo {n} /ˈlɪ.moʊ/ (limousine) SEE: limousine  ::
limousine {n} (A luxury sedan/saloon car)  :: limusina {f}
limp {adj} (Flaccid; flabby)  :: flácido
limp {n} (An irregular, jerky or awkward gait)  :: cojera {f}
limp {v} (To walk lamely, as if favouring one leg)  :: cojear
limpet {n} /ˈlɪmp.ɪt/ (a small mollusc)  :: lapa {f}
limpid {adj} /ˈlɪmpɪd/ (clear)  :: límpido
limpkin {n} (large bird)  :: carrao {m}, carau {m}
linalool {n} /lɪˈnæloʊəl/ (monoterpene alcohol)  :: linalol {m}, linalool {m}
Lincolnshire spinach {n} (perennial plant)  :: zurrón {m}
linden {n} /ˈlɪn.dən/ (tree)  :: tilo {m}
linden {n}  :: tilo {m}
line {n} (connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.)  :: línea {f}
line {n} (geometry: continuous finite segment of such a figure)  :: segmento {m}
line {n} (geometry: infinite one-dimensional figure)  :: recta {f}
line {n} (graph theory: edge of a graph)  :: línea {f}
line {n} /laɪn/ (rope, cord, or string)  :: hilo {m}, línea {f}
line {n} (long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline)  :: cinta métrica {f}
line {n} (measure of length, one twelfth of an inch)  :: línea {f}
line {n} (music: one of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed)  :: línea {f}
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark)  :: línea {f}, rasgo {m}, trazo {m}
line {n} (series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person)  :: línea {f}
line {n} (single horizontal row of text on a screen, printed paper, etc.)  :: renglón {m}, línea {f}, verso {m} (in poetry)
line {n} (straight sequence of people, queue)  :: fila {f}, hilera {f}, cola {f}
line {n} (telephone or network connection)  :: línea {f}
line {n} (threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark)  :: línea {f}
lineage {n} /ˈlɪn.i.ɪdʒ/ (descent)  :: linaje {m}, estirpe {f}
linear {adj} (botany, of leaves: long and narrow)  :: lineal
linear {adj} (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial)  :: lineal
linear {adj} /ˈlɪ.niː.ə/ (having the form of a line)  :: lineal
linear {adj} (of or relating to lines)  :: lineal
linear {adj} (physics: involving only one dimension)  :: unidimensional
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics)  :: álgebra lineal {f}
linear combination {n} (sum)  :: combinación lineal {f}
linearly independent {adj} (linear algebra)  :: linealmente independiente
linear perspective {n} (perspective)  :: perspectiva linear
linear space {n} (vector space) SEE: vector space  ::
linear transformation {n} (a map between vector spaces which respects addition and multiplication)  :: transformación lineal {f}
lined antshrike {n} (A passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: batará dorsicastaño
linen {n} (items)  :: ropa blanca {f}
linen {n} /ˈlɪnɪn/ (material)  :: lino {m}
liner {n} /ˈlaɪnə/ (large passenger carrying ship)  :: transatlántico {m}
liner {n} (liner, lining: inside covering (i.e. a jacket liner))  :: forro {m}
liner {n} (ship of the line)  :: barco de línea {m}
line segment {n} (part of a line)  :: segmento {m}
line up {v} /laɪn.ˈʌp/ (get into a line)  :: hacer una cola
ling {n} /liːŋ/ (Molva molva) SEE: common ling  ::
-ling {suffix} (Diminutive)  :: -ito {m}, -ita {f}, -illo {m}, -illa {f}
linger {v} (to remain alive or existent)  :: pervivir
linger {v} (to stay or remain in a place or situation)  :: permanecer, demorar
lingerie {n} /ˌlɑn.(d)ʒəˈɹeɪ/ (women's underwear or nightclothes)  :: ropa blanca {f}, ropa interior {f}, ropa íntima {f}, lencería {f}
lingonberry {n} (berry)  :: lingonberry {f}, cowberry {f}, lingonberi {f}, cauberi {f}, arándano silvestre {m}, arándano ártico {m}, foxberry {f}, foxberi {f}
lingua franca {n} /ˈlɪŋ.ɡwə fɹæŋ.kə/ (common language)  :: lengua vehicular {f}, lengua franca {f}, lingua franca {f}
lingual {adj} /ˈlɪŋɡwəl/ (related to the tongue)  :: lingual
lingual {adj} (related to languages)  :: lingual
-lingual {suffix} (speaking a number of languages)  :: -lingüe {m} {f}
linguica {n} (Portuguese garlic and paprika seasoned smoke cured pork sausage)  :: lingüiça {f}, longaniza {f}
linguicide {n} (the death of a language)  :: lingüicidio {m}
linguist {n} (one who studies linguistics)  :: lingüista {m} {f}
linguistic {adj} /lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk/ (Relating to human language)  :: lingüístico
linguistic {adj} (Relating to linguistics)  :: lingüístico
linguistics {n} /lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/ (scientific study of language)  :: lingüística {f}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something)  :: forro {m}
link {n} (computing: connection between busses or systems)  :: enlace {m}, vínculo {m}
link {n} (computing: hyperlink)  :: enlace {m}, vínculo {m}, hiperenlace {m}, hipervínculo {m}
link {n} (element of a chain)  :: eslabón {m}
link {n} /lɪŋk/ (connection)  :: enlace {m}, vínculo {m}, lazo {m}
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link  ::
linnet {n} (bird)  :: pardillo {m}
linoleic acid {n} (fatty acid)  :: ácido linoleico {m}
linoleum {n} /lɪˈnoʊliəm/ (inexpensive waterproof covering)  :: linóleo {m}
linseed {n} /ˈlɪnsiːd/ (seed)  :: linaza {f}
lint {n} (fuzzy fluff)  :: pelusa {f}
lintel {n} /ˈlɪn.təl/ (horizontal structural beam)  :: lintel {m}, dintel {m}
lion {n} /ˈlaɪən/ (big cat Panthera leo)  :: león
lion cub {n} (young lion)  :: cachorro de león {m}, cachorra de león {f}
lioness {n} (female lion)  :: leona {f}
lion's share {n} (A generous portion)  :: tajada del león {f}
lip {n} /lɪp/ (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth)  :: labio {m}
lipase {n} (group of enzymes)  :: lipasa {f}
lip balm {n} (a substance topically applied to the lips of the mouth)  :: crema para labios {f}, pomada para labios {f}
lip bear {n} (Melursus ursinus) SEE: sloth bear  ::
Lipetsk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Lípetsk {m}
lip gloss {n} (a cosmetic product)  :: brillo de labios {m}, brillo labial {m}
lipid {n} /ˈlɪpɪd/ (organic compound)  :: lípido {m}
lipidic {adj} (of lipids)  :: lipídico
liposoluble {adj} (soluble in lipids)  :: liposoluble
liposuction {n} /ˈlai.po.ˌsʌk.ʃn̩/ (cosmetic surgery procedure in which bodily fat is removed by suction)  :: liposucción {f}
lips {n} /lɪps/ (plural of lip)  :: labios {m-p}
lip service {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus  ::
lip service {n} (Empty talk; words absent of action or intention)  :: [Mexico] choro, [Mexico] rollo
lipstick {n} (make-up for the lips)  :: lápiz labial {m}, pintalabios {m}, lápiz de labios {m}
lipstick {n} (stick of this make-up)  :: lápiz labial {m}, pintalabios {m}, lápiz de labios {m}
lip-sync {v} (to move lips in synchronization with sounds)  :: hacer playback
liquefaction {n} (Process of being made liquid)  :: licuefacción {f}
liquefy {v} (make into a liquid)  :: licuar
liquescent {adj} (liquescent) SEE: melting  ::
liqueur {n} /lɪˈkjʊə/ (a flavored alcoholic beverage)  :: licor {m}
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous)  :: líquido
liquid {adj} ((of an asset) easily sold or disposed of)  :: líquido
liquid {n}  :: líquido {m}
liquid {n} /ˈlɪkwɪd/ (substance that is liquid)  :: líquido {m}
liquidity {n} /lɪkˈwɪdəti/ (state of being liquid)  :: liquidez {f}
liquor {n} /ˈlɪ.kɚ/ (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation)  :: licor {m}
liquorice {n} (confection)  :: arrezuz, regaliz {m}
liquorice {n} /ˈlɪkəɹɪʃ/ (plant)  :: regaliz {m}, alcazuz {f}, orozuz {m}
liquor store {n} (liquor store, bottle shop)  :: vinatería {f} (wine shop), tienda de alcohol {f}, botillería {f}
Lisbon {prop} /ˈlɪzbən/ (capital of Portugal)  :: Lisboa {f}
lisinopril {n} (drug)  :: lisinopril {m}
lisp {n} /lɪsp/ (The habit or an act of lisping.)  :: ceceo {m}, balbuceo {m}
lisp {v} (to pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly)  :: cecear {m}, balbucear {m}
lis pendens {n}  :: litispendencia {f}
list {n} /lɪst/ (strip of fabric)  :: tira {f}, lista {f}
list {n} (nautical: tilting or careening manoeuvre)  :: escora {f}
list {n} (register or roll of paper)  :: lista {f}
list {v} (to cause (something) to tilt to one side)  :: escorar
list {v} (to create or recite a list)  :: hacer una lista , leer una lista
list {v} (to tilt)  :: escorar
list box {n} (dropdown list) SEE: dropdown list  ::
listen {v} /ˈlɪs.ən/ (to pay attention to a sound)  :: escuchar
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction)  :: escuchar
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound)  :: escuchar
listen {v} (to hear (something))  :: oír
listener {n} (someone who listens)  :: oyente {m} {f}
listless {adj} /ˈlɪstləs/ (Lacking enthusiasm)  :: apático, indiferente
listserver {n} /ˈlɪstˌsɚvɚ/ (server that distributes messages to members of an e-mail list)  :: servidor de listas {m}
lit {adj} (Intoxicated or under the influence of drugs; stoned)  :: viajado {m}, pasado {m}, drogado {m}, pedo, volado, puesto {m}
lit {adj} /ˈlɪt/ (Lighted)  :: alumbrado {m}, iluminado {m}, aluzado {m}
litany {n} (Prolonged or tedious account)  :: letanía {f}
litany {n} (Ritual liturgical prayer)  :: letanía
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee  ::
liter {n} /ˈliː.tə(r)/ (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre  ::
literacy {n} /ˈlɪtəɹəsi/ (ability to read)  :: alfabetismo {m}
literally {adv} /ˈlɪt.ɚ.(ɹ)əl.i/ (not metaphorically)  :: literalmente
literary {adj} /ˈlɪtəɹɛ(ə)ɹi/ (relating to literature)  :: literario
Literary Chinese {prop} (Classical Chinese) SEE: Classical Chinese  ::
literate {adj} (able to read, having literacy)  :: alfabetizado, [dated] letrado, [colloquial] alfabeto
literate {adj} (knowledgeable in literature and writing)  :: letrado
literature {n} (all the papers, treatises etc. published in academic journals on a particular subject)  :: literatura {f}
literature {n} /ˈlɪ.tɚ.ɪ.tʃɚ/ (body of all written works)  :: literatura {f}
literature {n} (the collected creative writing of a nation, people, group or culture)  :: literatura {f} {m-f}
litharge {n} /ˈlɪθɑrdʒ/ (lead monoxide)  :: litargirio {m}
lithic {adj} /ˈlɪθɪk/ (stone)  :: lítico
lithium {n} /ˈlɪθiəm/ (chemical element)  :: litio {m}
lithium {n} (treatment for mental disorders)  :: litio {m}
lithium aluminium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH)  :: hidruro de litio y aluminio {m}
lithium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH)  :: hidruro de litio {m}
lithium oxide {n} (white powdered alkali)  :: óxido de litio {m}
lithographic {adj} (related to lithography)  :: litográfico
lithographical {adj} (lithographic) SEE: lithographic  ::
lithography {n} (printing method)  :: litografía {f}
lithosphere {n} (The outer layer of the Earth)  :: litósfera {f}
Lithuania {prop} /ˌlɪθ.uˈeɪ.ni.ə/ (country)  :: Lituania
Lithuanian {adj} /ˌlɪθuˈeɪniən/ (referring to Lithuania)  :: lituano
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania)  :: lituano {m}
Lithuanian {prop} (language)  :: lituano {m}
Lithuanian Hound {n} (Lithuanian Hound)  :: sabueso lituano {m}
litmus {n} (dyestuff from lichen)  :: tornasol {m}
litmus paper {n} (paper containing a water-soluble mixture of different dyes extracted from certain lichens)  :: papel de tornasol {m}
litotes {n} /laɪˈtəʊ.tiːz/ (rhetoric: emphasizing a statement by denying its opposite)  :: litote
litre {n} /ˈliː.tə/ (unit of fluid measure)  :: litro {m}
litter {n} (animals born in one birth)  :: camada {f}
litter {n} (bedding for animals)  :: cama {f}
litter {n} (discarded items)  :: detritus
litter {n} (layer of dead leaves and other organic matter)  :: colchón de hojas {m}
litter {n} (material for litter tray)  :: letiera
litter {n} (platform designed to carry a person or a load)  :: litera {f}
litter {v} (give birth)  :: parir
little {adj} (Insignificant, trivial)  :: poco, menor
little {adj} /ˈlɪtl̩/ (small in size)  :: pequeño
little {adj}  :: menor, poco
little {adj} (small in number, few)  :: poco
little {adj} (very young)  :: pequeño
little {adv} (not much)  :: poco, poquito
little {determiner} (small amount)  :: poco
little black dress {n} (woman's short black dress)  :: little black dress {m}, vestidito negro {m}
little boy {n} (a diminutive male child)  :: niño {m}, chiquito {m}, chiquitin {m}
little brother {n} (a sibling's younger brother)  :: hermano menor {m} , hermanito chico {m}, hermanito
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time)  :: poco a poco
Little Dipper {prop} (A bright circumpolar asterism)  :: Osa Menor {f}
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand)  :: dedo meñique {m}, meñique {m}
little girl {n} (a female child)  :: niña {f}, chica {f}, chiquita {f}, chiquitina {f}
little green man {n} (space alien, Martian (humorous), see also: alien)  :: hombrecillo verde {m}
little one {n} (term of endearment)  :: pequeño {m}, pequeña {f}
little owl {n} /ˈlɪtəl ɑʊl/ (species of owl)  :: mochuelo europeo {m}, mochuelo común {m}
little pitchers have big ears {proverb} (proverb)  :: hay orejas chiquitas
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale)  :: Caperucita Roja
little sister {n} (a sibling's younger sister)  :: hermana pequeña {f}, hermanita chica {f}, hermanita, hermana menor
little woman {n} (little + woman)  :: mujercita {f}
little woman {n} (wife)  :: mujercita {f}, vieja {f}
little wonder {n} (small wonder) SEE: small wonder  ::
littoral {adj} /ˈlɪtərəl/ (of or relating to the shore, especially the seashore)  :: litoral
littoral {n} (the shore)  :: litoral {m}
littoral {n} (the zone of a coast between high tide and low tide levels) SEE: foreshore  ::
Litueche {prop} (Litueche)  :: Litueche {m}
liturgic {adj} (liturgical) SEE: liturgical  ::
liturgical {adj} /lɨˈtɹ̩dʒɨkl̩/ (Pertaining to liturgy)  :: litúrgico
liturgy {n} /ˈlɪtɚd͡ʒi/ (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals)  :: liturgia {f}
live {adj} ((broadcasting) Seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens)  :: en vivo, en directo
live {adj} /laɪv/ (having life)  :: vivo
live {adv} (as it happens)  :: en vivo
live {v} (have permanent residence)  :: vivir
live {v} /lɪv/ (be alive)  :: vivir
live and let live {v} (be tolerant)  :: vivir y dejar vivir
liveforever {n} (houseleek) SEE: houseleek  ::
live-in {adj} (living on the premises)  :: puertas adentro [employee], conviviente [sexual partner]
livelihood {n} /ˈlaɪvlihʊd/ (means of supporting oneself)  :: sustento {m}
liveliness {n} /ˈlaɪvlinəs/ (the quality of being lively)  :: vivacidad {f}
lively {adj} (fizzy; foamy)  :: burbujeante (fizzy), espumoso (foamy)
lively {adj} /ˈlaɪvli/ (full of life)  :: vivaz, animado, brioso, vigoroso
lively {adv} (vibrantly, vividly)  :: vívidamente, vibrantemente {f}
liver {n} /lɪvə(r)/ (organ of the body)  :: hígado {m}
liver {n} (organ as food)  :: hígado
livermorium {n}  :: livermorio {m}
Liverpool {prop} (Liverpool, England)  :: Liverpool {m}
Liverpool {prop} (NY, Canada or Australia)  :: Liverpool {m}
liverwort {n} /ˈlɪv.ɚ.wɝːt/ (bryophyte with a leafy stem)  :: hepática {f}
liverwurst {n} (liver sausage)  :: leberwurst {f}, paté de higado {m}
livery {n} /ˈlɪv.ə.ɹi/ (distinctive uniform worn by a group, such as the uniform worn by chauffeurs and male servants)  :: librea {f}
livery {n} (taxicab, limousine) SEE: taxicab, limousine  ::
livestock {n} (farm animals)  :: ganado {m}
livid {adj} (Having a dark, bluish appearance)  :: lívido
livid {adj} (pallid)  :: lívido
living {adj} /ˈlɪvɪŋ/  :: vivo, viviente
living {n} (financial means; a means of maintaining life)  :: ganarse la vida, trabajo {m}
living {n} (style of life)  :: estilo de vida {m}
living dead {n} (undead)  :: muertos vivientes {m-p}, zombis {m-p}
living room {n} (room in a private house)  :: salón {m}, sala de estar, sala {f}
living standard {n} (standard of living) SEE: standard of living  ::
living will {n}  :: testamento vital
Livonia {prop} (historical region)  :: Livonia
Livonian {n} (person)  :: livone {m}, livona {f}
Livonian {prop} (language)  :: livonio
Livorno {prop} (town)  :: Livorno, Liorna
lizard {n} /ˈlɪz.ɚd/ (Reptile)  :: lagarto {m}
lizard's tail {n} (Crassula muscosa) SEE: rattail crassula  ::
lizard's tail {n} (Houttuynia cordata) SEE: chameleon plant  ::
Ljubljana {prop} /ˈlʊb.li.ɑː.nə/ (Capital city of Slovenia)  :: Liubliana {f}
llama {n} /ˈjɑmə/ (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Llama glama)  :: llama {f}
LLC {n} (Limited Liability Company)  :: SRL
load {n} /loʊd/ (number of articles that can be transported or processed at one time)  :: carga, cargamento
load {n} (the electrical current or power delivered by a device)  :: carga {f}
load {n} (the volume of work required to be performed)  :: carga
load {v} (to put a load on)  :: cargar
load {v} (to read into memory)  :: cargar
loadstone {n} (lodestone) SEE: lodestone  ::
loaf {n} (block of food)  :: pan {m}
loaf {n} (head (slang))  :: mollera {f}
loaf {n} /loʊf/ (block of bread)  :: pan {m}
loaf {v} (do nothing)  :: holgazanear
loafer {n} (footwear)  :: mocasín {m}
loafer {n} (idle person)  :: haragán {m}, gandul {m}, holgazán {m}
loam {n} /loʊm/ (an earthy mixture of clay and sand)  :: marga {f}
loan {n} (contract and array of legal or ethical obligations surrounding a loan)  :: préstamo {m}
loan {n} /loʊn/ (borrowed sum of money or other valuables)  :: préstamo {m}
loan {n}  :: préstamo {m}
loan {v} (to lend)  :: prestar
lo and behold {interj} (used to express surprise)  :: ¡y quién lo iba a decir!, ¡que sorpresa!
loan shark {n} (money lender; usurer)  :: usurero {m}, usurera {f}
loan translation {n} (the borrowing of components of a foreign language word and translating them literally)  :: calco {m}
loanword {n} /ˈloʊnwɝd/ (word taken from another language)  :: préstamo {m}, calco {m}
loath {adj} /loʊθ/ (unwilling, reluctant; averse, disinclined)  :: poco dispuesto {m}
loathe {v} /ˈloʊð/ (hate, detest, revile)  :: detestar
loathing {n} (sense of revulsion, distaste, detestation, extreme hatred or dislike)  :: odio
lob {n} /lɒb/ (lump) SEE: lump  ::
Lobamba {prop} (traditional and legislative capital of Swaziland)  :: Lobamba
lobby {v} /lɑbi/ (To attempt to influence)  :: cabildear, recabar
lobby group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group  ::
lobbyist {n} /ˈlɑ.bi.ɪst/ (A person who for remuneration reattempts to persuade politicians)  :: cabildero {m}, recabador {m}
lobe {n} (division of the brain)  :: lóbulo {m}
lobotomy {n} (surgical operation)  :: lobotomía {f}
lobster {n} /ˈlɑb.stɚ/ (crustacean)  :: langosta {f}
local {adj} /ˈloʊkl/ (of a nearby location)  :: local
local {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to a restricted part of an organism)  :: local
local {n} (a person who lives nearby)  :: vecino {m}, vecina {f}
local {n}  :: local
Local Group {prop} (cluster of galaxies that contains the Milky Way)  :: Grupo Local {m}
localization {n}  :: localización
localization {n} (software engineering: act or process of making a product suitable for use in a particular country or region)  :: localización
Local Supercluster {prop} /ˌloʊkl̩ ˈsupɚˌklʌstɚ/ (Supercluster that includes the Milky Way)  :: Supercúmulo Local
locate {v} (designate the site or place of)  :: ubicar
locate {v} ((intransitive) to place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle)  :: asentar [pronominal]
locate {v} /ləʊˈkeɪt]/ (to place; to set in a particular spot or position)  :: ubicar
location {n} (act of locating)  :: ubicación
location {n} (place)  :: ubicación {f}, lugar {m}
locative {n} (grammatical case)  :: caso locativo {m}
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where)  :: caso locativo {m}
lochia {n} /ˈlɒkɪə/ (post-partum vaginal discharge)  :: loquios
Lochkovian {n}  :: Lochkoviense
Loch Ness {prop} (lake in the Great Glen of Scotland)  :: Lago Ness {m}
lock {n} (firing mechanism of a gun)  :: llave
lock {n} (length of hair)  :: bucle {m}, mecha {f}, rulo {m}
lock {n} /lɑk/ (something used for fastening)  :: cerradura {f}, candado {m}
lock {n} (segment of a canal)  :: esclusa {f}
lock {v} (to become fastened in place)  :: bloquearse
lock {v} (to fasten with a lock)  :: cerrar con llave, acerrojar, candar
locker {n} (storage compartment)  :: armario {m}, casillero
locker room {n} (changing room) SEE: changing room  ::
locket {n} (chained ornament)  :: medallón {m}
locks {n} /lɑks/ (count of hair)  :: mecha {f}
locksmith {n} (lock maker)  :: cerrajero {m}
lock up {v} (of a computer: to cease responding)  :: bloquearse, colgarse, trancarse
lock up {v} (to close the doors and windows securely)  :: cerrar, trancar
lock up {v} (to imprison or incarcerate someone)  :: encerrar
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
locomotion {n} (ability to move)  :: locomoción {f}
locomotive {adj} (relating to locomotion)  :: locomotor
locomotive {n} /ˌloʊkəˈmoʊtiv/ (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails)  :: locomotora {f}
locoweed {n} (plant of genus Astragalus) SEE: milk-vetch  ::
locus {n} /ˈloʊkəs/ (place or locality)  :: lugar {m}, sitio {m}
locus {n} (position on a chromosome)  :: locus {m}
locus {n} (set of all points given by an equation or condition)  :: lugar {m}
locust {n} /ˈloʊ.kəst/ (type of grasshopper)  :: langosta {f}
lode {n} /ləʊd/ (loadstone) SEE: lodestone  ::
lode {n} (rich source of supply)  :: montón {m}
lode {n} (vein of metallic ore)  :: filón, veta
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris  ::
lodge {n} (beaver's shelter)  :: madriguera {f}, cabaña {f}
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn  ::
lodge {n} /lɑdʒ/ (recreational building)  :: cabaña {f}, barraca {f}
lodge {n} (local chapter of freemasons)  :: logia {f}
lodge {n} (local chapter of trade union)  :: logia {f}
lodge {n} (porter's rooms)  :: caseta {f}
lodge {v}  :: alojar, albergar
loft {n} /lɒft/ (an attic or similar space)  :: desván {m}, buhardilla {f} [rare], tapanco {m} [Mexico]
loft {v} (to propel high into the air)  :: elevar
lofty {adj} /ˈlɔːfti/ (high)  :: majestuoso
log {n} (bulky piece of timber)  :: leño {m}
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook  ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook  ::
log {n} /lɑɡ/ (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches)  :: leño {m}, tronco {m}
log {n} (nautical: device for measuring the speed of a vessel)  :: registro
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll  ::
log {n} (surfing: longboard) SEE: longboard  ::
log {n} (very dumb person) SEE: blockhead  ::
log {v} (make an entry in a log)  :: registrar
log {v} (to cut down trees)  :: talar
loganberry {n} (raspberry-blackberry hybrid berry)  :: frambuesa de Logan, logana {f}, loganberi {f}, loganberry {f}
logarithm {n} /ˈlɑ.ɡə.ɹɪ.ð(ə)m/ (for a number x, the power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain x)  :: logaritmo {m}
logbook {n} (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded)  :: libro de registro {m}
loge {n} /ləʊʒ/ (booth) SEE: booth  ::
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall  ::
logger {n} /ˈlɑːɡɚ/ (worker whose occupation is to harvest trees)  :: leñador {m}
logic {n} /ˈlɑdʒɪk/ (method of human thought)  :: lógica {f}
-logic {suffix} (-logical) SEE: -logical  ::
logical {adj} /ˈlɑdʒɪkəɫ]/ (reasonable)  :: lógico
-logical {suffix} (used to form adjectival forms of nouns)  :: -lógico
logical connective {n} (logic: truth-valued function)  :: conectiva lógica {f}
logically {adv} (in a logical manner)  :: lógicamente
logician {n} /loʊd͡ʒˈɪʃən/ (person who studies or teaches logic)  :: lógico {m}, lógica {f}
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system)  :: entrar, iniciar sesión
-logist {suffix} (person who studies or is an expert in the related -logy)  :: -logo {m}, -loga {f}
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services)  :: logística {f}
logjam {n} (A clog; any jam or mess that halts or greatly delays progress)  :: atascamiento {m}, bloqueo {m}, obstrucción {m}, callejón sin salida {m}, círculo vicioso {m}, pescadilla que se muerde la cola {f}
logo {n} (symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of an entity)  :: logotipo {m}
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out  ::
logogriph {n} (word puzzle with clues in verse)  :: logogrifo {m}
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in  ::
logotype {n} (single type two letters, a ligature )  :: logotipo {m}
logotype {n} (symbol used by organization, logo )  :: logotipo {m}
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system)  :: salir
Logroño {prop} (town)  :: Logroño
logwood {n} (tree)  :: palo campeche {m}, campeche {m}, palo tinta {f}
-logy {suffix} /ləd͡ʒi/ (branch of learning)  :: -logía {f}
loin {n} (cut of meat)  :: lomos {m}
loin {n} /lɔɪn/ (part of the body)  :: lomo {m}
loincloth {n} (garment)  :: taparrabos {m}
loins {n}  :: lomos {p}, zona púbica, verija.
loins {n} /lɔɪnz/ (plural form of loin) SEE: loin  ::
Loire {prop} (river)  :: Loira
loiter {v} /ˈlɔjɾɚ/ (to stand about idly)  :: holgazanear, perder el tiempo, merodear, vagar
loitering {n} (The action of the verb loiter)  :: vagancia {f}, merodeo {m}
lol {interj} /ˌɛlˌoʊˈɛl/ (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL  ::
LOL {initialism} /ɛl.oʊ.ɛl/ (Expression of laughter)  :: lol, reva
loll {v} (To act lazily or indolently; to recline; to lean; to throw one's self down; to lie at ease)  :: recostarse, arrellanarse, repanchingarse, repanchigarse
lollipop {n} /lɑ.li.pɑp/ (confectionery on a stick)  :: piruleta {f}, chupachús {m} [Spain], chupeta {f} [Colombia, Venezuela], chupete {m} [Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru], chupetín {m} [Argentina, Uruguay], colombina {f} [Colombia], cóyac {m} [Chile, colloquial], paleta de caramelo {f} [Mexico, Dominican Republic, Panama, Puerto Rico], pirulí {m} [Spain]
lolly {n} (confection) SEE: confection  ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop  ::
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money  ::
Lolol {prop} (Lolol)  :: Lolol {m}
Lomé {prop} (capital of Togo)  :: Lomé
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker  ::
Lombard {n} (member of a Germanic people)  :: lombardo {m}, longobardo {m}
Lombard {n} (native of Lombardy)  :: lombardo {m}
Lombard rate {n} (interest rate)  :: tasa de interés lombarda {f}
Lombardy {prop} (region in northern Italy)  :: Lombardía {f}
London {prop} (in Canada)  :: London
London {prop} /ˈlʌn.dən/ (in the United Kingdom)  :: Londres {m}
Londoner {n} /ˈlʌn.dən.ə(ɹ)/ (A person from, or an inhabitant of, London)  :: londinense {m} {f}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner  ::
London Underground {prop} (the London underground)  :: el metro de Londres {m}
lone {adj} (having no companion)  :: solo
loneliness {n} /ˈloʊnlinəs/ (condition of being lonely)  :: soledad {f}
lonely {adj} /ˈloʊnli/ (of person: dejected by feelings)  :: solitario
lonely {adj} (of place: desolate)  :: desolado, desierto
lonely {adj} (solitary) SEE: solitary  ::
loner {n} (one who lacks or avoids company)  :: solitario {m}, huraño {m}
lonesome {adj} (unhappy due to being alone)  :: solitario
long {adj} (having great duration)  :: largo
long {adj}  :: largo
long {adj} /lɔŋ/ (having much distance from one point to another)  :: largo
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall  ::
long {adv}  :: mucho, harto
long {adv} (over a great distance)  :: lejos
long {v} (to wait, to aspire)  :: desear, anhelar
long ago {adv} (at a time in the distant past)  :: hace tiempo, tiempo ha
longboard {v} (spine board) SEE: spine board  ::
longcase clock {n} (grandfather clock) SEE: grandfather clock  ::
long-eared owl {n} /ˌlɒŋɪədˈaʊl/ (Asio otus)  :: búho chico
longevity {n} /lɒnˈdʒɛ.vɪ.ti/ (the quality of being long-lasting, especially of life)  :: longevidad {f}
long for {v} (to have desire for; to yearn)  :: anhelar
long haul {adj} (travelling a long distance)  :: de larga distancia
longing {n} /ˈlɔːŋɪŋ/ (melancholic desire)  :: añoranza
long in the tooth {adj} (old, aged)  :: rancio, ajado
longitude {n} (imaginary line through North Pole and South Pole)  :: longitud {f}
longitude {n} /ˈlɑːndʒəˌtuːd/ (angular distance)  :: longitud {f}
longitudinal {adj} /ˌlɑndʒəˈtuːdənəl/ (relating to length, or to longitude)  :: longitudinal {m} {f}
longitudinally {adv} (along lines of longitude)  :: longitudinalmente
long-legged {adj} (having long legs)  :: zancudo
long-legged buzzard {n} (Buteo rufinus)  :: busardo moro {m}
long line {prop}  :: recta larga
long live {v} (prosper)  :: ¡viva!, ¡que viva!
long-lived {adj} /ˈlɒŋˈlaɪvd/ (having a long lifespan; surviving for a long period of time)  :: longevo
longship {n}  :: drakkar {m}
longshoreman {n} (man employed to load and unload ships)  :: estibador {m}
longspine snipefish {n} (Macroramphosus scolopax)  :: [Spain] trompetero {m}
long story short {adv} (Introducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story)  :: en resumen
longsword {n} (a kind of sword)  :: espada larga {f}
long-term {adj} (extending over a relatively long time period)  :: a largo plazo
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I haven't seen you for a long time)  :: ¡cuánto tiempo!, ¡tanto tiempo sin verte!
long ways, long lies {proverb} /ˈlɒŋ ˌweɪz ˈlɒŋ ˌlaɪz/ (Proverb)  :: de luengas tierras, luengas mentiras
long weekend {n} (weekend extended by one or more days off)  :: puente
long-winded {adj} (tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose)  :: prolijo
loofah {n}  :: estropajo {m}
look {n} (action of looking)  :: vistazo {m}, ojeada {f}, mirada {f}
look {n} (facial expression)  :: mirada {f}
look {n} (physical appearance)  :: aspecto {m}
look {v}  :: mirar
look {v} /RP/ (to try to see)  :: mirar
look {v} (to appear, to seem)  :: parecer
look {v} (to expect)  :: esperar
look {v} (to face)  :: dar
look {v} (to search)  :: buscar
look after {v} (to watch, to protect)  :: cuidar de
lookalike {n} /ˈlʊkəlaɪk/ (person physically resembling another person)  :: sosias {m}, sosia {m}
look at {v}  :: mirar
look at {v} (to observe or watch)  :: mirar
look back {v} (to look behind oneself)  :: ver hacia atrás, mirar hacia atrás, volver la cabeza, volverse hacia atrás
look back {v} (to reminisce about the past)  :: recordar, volver la cabeza, acordarse
look before you leap {proverb} (don't jump into something too precipitously)  :: antes que te cases, mira lo que haces
look down on {v} (to regard or treat as inferior)  :: menospreciar
look for {v} (search; seek)  :: buscar
look forward {v} (to anticipate or expect) SEE: look forward to  ::
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for)  :: esperar, tener pensado
looking glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror  ::
look like {v} (be similar in appearance, resemble)  :: parecerse a
look like {v} (seem, appear)  :: parecer
look over {v} (to scan-read and check)  :: revisar
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source)  :: buscar
look up to {v} (To show respect for)  :: respetar
loom {n} (bird of order Gaviformes) SEE: loon  ::
loom {n} /lum/ (weaving frame)  :: telar
loom {v} (impend, threaten to hang over)  :: cerner [pronominal]
loon {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes)  :: colimbo {m}
looper {n} /ˈluːpə(ɹ)/ (measuring worm) SEE: measuring worm  ::
loophole {n} /ˈluːphəʊl/ (method of escape)  :: escapatoria {f}
loo roll {n} (toilet roll) SEE: toilet roll  ::
loose {adj} (indiscreet)  :: indiscreto
loose {adj} (not fixed tightly)  :: flojo, suelto
loose {adj} (not leashed) SEE: unleashed  ::
loose {adj} (not packaged)  :: suelto
loose {adj} (promiscuous)  :: promiscuo, libertino, golfo
loose {adj} (relaxed)  :: relajado
loose {adj}  :: suelto
loose {v} /luːs/ (to let loose)  :: soltar, desatar, liberar
loose {v} (to let go)  :: soltar
loose {v} (to make less tight)  :: aflojar
loose {v} (to unfasten)  :: desabrochar
loose change {n} (coins kept in one's pocket or bag)  :: cambio {m}
loose ends {n} (leftover items)  :: cabos sueltos {p}
loosen {v} /ˈluːsn̩/ (make less tight)  :: aflojar, soltar
loot {n} (the proceeds of theft, robbery etc., swag, contraband)  :: botín {m}
loot {v}  :: saquear
looting {n} (act of looting)  :: saqueo {m}
lop {v} /lɒp/  :: podar, cortar, mochar
lope {v} /loʊp/ (to travel an easy pace with long strides)  :: correr a paso largo
lopsided {adj} /ˈlɑp.saɪ.dɪd/ (not balanced)  :: desequilibrado {m}, desigual
loquacious {adj} /loʊˈkweɪʃəs/ (talkative, chatty)  :: locuaz
loquacity {n} (talkativeness)  :: locuacidad {f}
loquat {n} (fruit)  :: níspero japonés {m}
lord {n} /lɔɹd/ (master of a household)  :: castellano
lord {n} (property owner)  :: señor {m}
Lord {prop} (Jesus)  :: Señor {m}
Lord {prop} /lɔɹd/ (God)  :: Señor {m}
lordship {n} /ˈlɔɹd.ʃɪp/ (title)  :: El Señor {m}, señoría {f}
lordship {n} (seigniority, domain, territory ruled by a lord)  :: domino {m}, esfera {f}, señorío {m}
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples)  :: Padre nuestro {m}
lore {n}  :: leyenda {f}, saber popular {m}
lore {n} /lɔɹ/ (all the facts and traditions about a particular subject)  :: sabiduría {m}
lorry {n} /ˈlɒri/ (motor vehicle) SEE: truck  ::
lorry driver {n} (person employed to drive a truck) SEE: truck driver  ::
Los Angeles {prop} /lɔs ˈændʒələs/ (largest city in California)  :: Los Ángeles {m}
lose {v} (fail to be the winner)  :: perder, fracasar
lose {v} /luːz/ (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability)  :: perder
lose {v} (shed (weight))  :: perder
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win)  :: perder
lose count {v} (forget the number of times that something has happened)  :: perder la cuenta
lose one's mind {v} /luːz/ (to become insane)  :: perder la razón
lose one's virginity {v} (to stop being a virgin after the first sexual intercourse)  :: debutar, perder la virginidad
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost  ::
loser {n} /luzɚ/ (person who fails to win)  :: perdedor {m}
loser {n} (someone who loses in a specified manner)  :: perdedor {m}
loser {n} (someone with bad luck or poor skills who consistently loses)  :: perdedor {m}, fracasado {m}
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy)  :: perder peso, bajar de peso, adelgazar
losing streak {n} (sequence of losses)  :: mala racha {f}
loss {n} /lɔs/ (instance of losing)  :: derrota
loss {n}  :: pérdida
loss {n} (something lost)  :: pérdida
lost {adj} /lɔst/ (unable to find one's way)  :: perdido
lost and found {n} (department, service or location where items that are found can be claimed by their owners)  :: objetos perdidos y encontrados {m-p}
lost generation {n}  :: generación perdida {f}
lost property {n} (lost and found) SEE: lost and found  ::
lot {n} /lɑt/ (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot  ::
lot {n} (that which happens without human design or forethought)  :: destino
Lot {prop} /lɑt/ (nephew of Abraham)  :: Lot {m}
loth {adj} /ləʊθ/ (reluctant) SEE: loath  ::
lottery {n} /ˈlɑːɾɚɹi/  :: lotería {f}
lottery ticket {n} (slip of paper drawn in a lottery)  :: cupón {m}, boleto {m}, billete {m}, [Latin America] suerte {f}, billete de lotería {m}
lotus {n} (flower, Nelumbo)  :: loto {m}
loud {adj} /laʊd/ (of a sound)  :: fuerte {m} {f}
loud {adj} (noisy)  :: ruidoso
loud {adj} (of a colour, clothing, etc.)  :: chillón {m}
loudly {adv} (in a loud manner)  :: en voz alta, ruidosamente
loudness {n} (perceptual strength or amplitude of sound pressure)  :: sonoridad {f}
loudness {n} (the physical strength of the sound pressure level)  :: volumen {m}
loudness race {n} (public backlash) SEE: loudness war  ::
loudspeaker {n} (transducer)  :: altavoz {m}, altoparlante {m} [Am.]
Lou Gehrig's disease {n} (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)  :: esclerosis lateral amiotrófica {f}, ELA
Louis {prop} /lu.ɪs/ (male given name)  :: Luis {m}
Louisa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Louise  ::
Louise {prop} /luːˈiːz/ (feminine form of Louis)  :: Luisa
Louisiana {prop} /luːˌiːziˈænə/ (US state)  :: Luisiana {f}
loukoumades {n} (lokma) SEE: lokma  ::
lounge {n} /laʊndʒ/ (waiting room)  :: sala de espera {f}
lounge {n} (living room)  :: sala de estar {f}, estancia {f}
lounge {v} (to relax)  :: hacer esperar cómodamente
lounger {n} (chair)  :: tumbona {f}
Lourdes {prop} (female given name)  :: (María de) Lourdes
louse {n} /laʊs/ (insect)  :: piojo {m}
louse {n} (worthless person)  :: sinvergüenza {m} {f}, canalla {m} {f}
lousy {adj} (filled with)  :: lleno de
lousy {adj} (Infested with lice)  :: piojoso
lousy {adj} (remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded)  :: pésimo, malísimo, fatal
lout {n} (bumpkin)  :: zopenco {m}, zopenca {f}
lout {n} /laʊt/ (troublemaker)  :: salvaje {m}, [Spain] gamberro {m}, [Argentina] barra brava {m}
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city)  :: Lovaina
louvar {n} (Luvarus imperialis)  :: emperador {m}
louver {n} (a slatted opening in a wall, door or window)  :: lumbrera {f}
louver {n} (a system of slits for ventilation)  :: lumbrera {f}
louver {n} /ˈluːvɚ/ (a ventilating turret or lantern)  :: lumbrera {f}
lovable {adj} (inspiring love)  :: amable
lovableness {n} (property that makes someone or something lovable)  :: amabilidad {f}
lovage {n} /ˈlʌvɪdʒ/ (A Mediterranean herb)  :: levístico {m}, apio de monte {m}
love {n} (darling or sweetheart)  :: amor {m}, cariño {m}
love {n} /lʌv/ (strong affection)  :: amor {m}
love {n} (romantic feelings)  :: amor {m}
love {n} (zero)  :: cero, nada
love {v} (be strongly inclined towards doing)  :: encantar, gustar, adorar
love {v} ((euphemistic): to have sex with)  :: hacer el amor
love {v} (have a strong affection for)  :: amar, querer
love affair {n} (adulterous relationship)  :: ligue {m}
love at first sight {n} (an instantaneous attraction)  :: amor a primera vista {m}
lovebird {n} (an affectionate couple (or a person thereof))  :: tórtolo {m}, tórtola {f}
lovebird {n} (a parrot of the genus Agapornis)  :: inseparable {m}
love bite {n} (swelling on the skin)  :: chupetón {m} [Spain], chupón {m} [Latin America]
love child {n} (child born as a result of a romantic liaison between unmarried parents)  :: hijo natural {m}, hija natural {f}
lovechild {n} (child born out of wedlock) SEE: love child  ::
loved one {n} (very close friend or family member)  :: ser amado
love goggles {n} (blindness to criticism or objectivity directed at a person that one is in love with)  :: [verb] enyegüecido, enyegüezco {m}
love handle {n} (a protruding area of fat on the side of the body)  :: rollo [Argentina]
love hotel {n} (short-stay hotel for sex)  :: albergue transitorio {m}, telo {m}
love-in-a-mist {n} (Nigella damascena)  :: arañuela {f}, cabellos de Venus
love is blind {proverb} (proverb)  :: el amor es ciego
loveless {adj} (without love)  :: desamorado
love letter {n} (letter about the author's love)  :: carta amorosa {f}, carta de amor {f}
lovely {n} /ˈlʌvli/ (attractive person)  :: hermoso
love potion {n} (philter) SEE: philter  ::
lover {n} /ˈlʌvɚ/ (one who loves another person)  :: amante {m} {f}, enamorado {m}, enamorada {f}
lover {n} (sexual partner)  :: amante {m} {f}
love rat {n} (adulterer) SEE: adulterer  ::
love seat {n} (A sofa for two people)  :: tu-y-yó {m} , confidente {m}
love song {n} (song about love)  :: canción de amor
love triangle {n} /ˈlʌv ˌtrʌɪæŋɡəl/ (situation in which two people vie for the love of a third)  :: triángulo amoroso {m}
loving {adj} (expressing a large amount of love)  :: cariñoso, amoroso
lovingly {adv} (in a loving manner)  :: amorosamente
low {adj} (depressed, sad)  :: decaído, cabizbajo, abatido, de capa caída
low {adj} (despicable)  :: bajo
low {adj} /loʊ/ (in a position comparatively close to the ground)  :: bajo
low {adv} (at a lower frequency)  :: bajo
low {adv} (close to the ground)  :: bajo
low {adv} (with a low voice or sound)  :: bajo
low {n} /laʊ/ (flame) SEE: flame  ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo  ::
low blow {n} (an unfair or illegal blow in boxing)  :: golpe bajo
low-budget {adj} (Achieved with a relatively small financial outlay)  :: de bajo presupuesto, económico
Low Countries {prop} (countries around the Rhine, Scheldt and Meuse rivers)  :: Países Bajos {m-p}
low Earth orbit {n} (satellite orbit around the Earth)  :: órbita terrestre baja {f}
lower {v} /ˈloʊɚ/ (let (something) descend by its own weight, such as a bucket or sail)  :: bajar
lower case {n} /ˈləʊ.ə(ɹ)ˌkeɪs/ (lower case letters, collectively)  :: minúscula {f}
lower class {n} (class of people)  :: clase baja {f}
lowering {n} (act of something being lowered)  :: bajamiento {m}
Lower Lusatian {prop} (Lower Sorbian) SEE: Lower Sorbian  ::
lowest common denominator {n}  :: mínimo común denominador {m}
lowland {n} (area which is lower than surroundings)  :: tierra baja {f}
Low Saxon {prop} (language or language group)  :: bajo sajón
low season {n} (period of lowest demand)  :: temporada baja {f}
low tide {n} (the tide at its lowest level)  :: bajamar {f}, marea baja {f}
low tide {n} (the time of day when the sea has recded to its lowest level)  :: bajamar {f}
loxodrome {n} /ˈlɒksədrəʊm/ (A line which crosses successive meridians at a constant angle) SEE: rhumb line  ::
loyal {adj} (firm in allegiance to a person or institution)  :: leal
loyally {adv} (in a loyal manner)  :: lealmente
loyalness {n} (loyalty) SEE: loyalty  ::
loyalty {n} (faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation)  :: lealtad {m}
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity)  :: lealtad {f}
lozenge {n} /ˈlɑzəndʒ/ (rhombus)  :: losange, rombo
lozenge {n} (medicated sweet)  :: pastilla
Luanda {prop} (capital of Angola)  :: Luanda {f}
lube {n} /luːb/ (lubricant) SEE: lubricant  ::
lube {v} (lubricate) SEE: lubricate  ::
lubricant {n} (substance used to reduce friction)  :: lubrificante {m}, lubricante {m}
lubricate {v} (to make slippery or smooth)  :: lubricar
lubricous {adj} (slimy)  :: lúbrico
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke  ::
Lucerne {prop} (canton)  :: Cantón Lucerna
Lucerne {prop} (city)  :: Lucerna
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy  ::
Lucian {prop} /ˈluː.sɪən/ (sophist of Syrian origin)  :: Luciano {m}
Lucian {prop} (male given name)  :: Luciano
lucid {adj} (bright, luminous, translucent or transparent)  :: lucido, brillante
lucid {adj} /ˈluːsɪd/ (clear; easily understood)  :: lúcido
lucid {adj} (mentally rational; sane)  :: lúcido
lucid dream {n} (lucid dream)  :: sueño lúcido {m}
lucidity {n} (property of being lucid)  :: lucidez {f}
lucidness {n} /ˈluːsɪdnəs/ (property of being lucid)  :: lucidez {f}
Lucifer {prop} (figure mentioned in Isaiah 14:12)  :: Lucifer
luck {n} /lʌk/ (something that happens to someone by chance)  :: suerte {f}
luckily {adv} (in a lucky manner)  :: afortunadamente, por suerte, dichosamente
lucky {adj} (being good by chance)  :: fortunado, afortunado
lucky {adj} /ˈlʌki/ (of people, having good fortune)  :: afortunado, suertudo {m}
lucky streak {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak  ::
lucrative {adj} (producing a surplus; profitable)  :: lucrativo
lucre {n} /ˈluːkə(ɹ)/ (profit)  :: lucro
Lucy {prop} (female given name)  :: Lucía
Luddite {n} /ˈlʌd.aɪt/ (19th century textile worker who destroyed machinery)  :: ludista {m} {f}
Luddite {n} (one opposing technological change)  :: ludista {m} {f}
Ludfordian {n}  :: Ludfordiense
ludic {adj} /ˈluː.dɪk/ (of or pertaining to play)  :: lúdico
ludicrous {adj} /ˈluː.dɪ.krəs/ (idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny)  :: irrisorio, absurdo, ridiculo
Ludo {n} (board game)  :: parchís {m}
Lugansk {prop} (Luhansk) SEE: Luhansk  ::
luggage {n} /ˈlʌɡɪdʒ/ (traveller's containers)  :: equipaje {m}
luggage rack {n} (rack attached to a car)  :: portaequipaje {m}, parrilla {f} [Latin America], baca {f} [Spain], portaequipajes {m}
lugubrious {adj} /ləˈɡuːbriəs/ (gloomy)  :: lúgubre, triste
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke  ::
Lukas {prop} (surname) SEE: Lucas  ::
Luke {prop} (evangelist)  :: Lucas
Luke {prop} /luk/ (given name)  :: Lucas
lukewarm {adj} /ˌlukˈwɔɹm/ (temperature)  :: tibio, templado
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic)  :: tibio, poco entusiasta, desinteresado, indiferente
lull {v} (to cause to rest)  :: arrullar, adormecer
lullaby {n} /ˈlʌləbaɪ/ (a soothing song to lull children to sleep)  :: canción de cuna {f}, nana {f}, canto de cuna {m}
lumbago {n} /lʌmˈbeɪɡoʊ/ (lumbar-region backache, see also: backache)  :: lumbago {m}
lumbar {adj} /ˈlʌm.bɑːɹ/ (related to the lower back or loin)  :: lumbar
lumbar puncture {n} (procedure to collect cerebrospinal fluid)  :: punción lumbar {f}
lumber {n} /ˈlʌm.bɚ/ (wood as building material)  :: madera aserrada {f}
lumberjack {n} /ˈlʌm.bə.dʒæk/ (person who fells trees)  :: leñador {m}, leñadora {f}
lumbermill {n} (mill for processing lumber) SEE: sawmill  ::
luminescence {n} (emission)  :: luminiscencia {f}
luminol {n} (chemical that exhibits blue chemiluminescence)  :: luminol {m}
luminosity {n} (rate at which a star radiates energy)  :: luminosidad {f}
luminosity {n} (state of being luminous)  :: luminosidad {f}
luminous {adj} /ˈluːmɪnəs/ (emitting light; glowing brightly)  :: luminoso
luminously {adv} (in a luminous manner)  :: luminosamente
lumiphore {n} (luminophore) SEE: luminophore  ::
lummox {n} /ˈlʌməks/ (clumsy, stupid person)  :: bobo {m}
lump {n} (A small, shaped mass of sugar)  :: terrón {m}
lump {n} (group, set, or unit)  :: cúmulo {m}, agrupación {f}, acumulamiento {m}, amontonamiento {m}
lump {n} (something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group)  :: cúmulo {m}, prominencia {f}, cordillera {f} (de montañas), mazacote {m}
lump {n}  :: trozo {m}, grumo {m}, bulto {m}
lumpenproletariat {n} /lɐmpənproʊləˈtɛɹiət/ (in Marxism: the lowest stratum of the proletariat)  :: lumpenproletariado {m}, lumpemproletariado {m}, lumpen {m}
lumpfish {n} (lumpsucker) SEE: lumpsucker  ::
lumpsucker {n} (scorpaeniform fish)  :: cicloptero, lumpo
Luna {prop} /ˈlunə/ (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon  ::
lunar {adj} /ˈlu.nɚ/ (of, or pertaining to, the moon)  :: lunar {m} {f}
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon)  :: eclipse lunar {m}
lunar module {n} (spacecraft)  :: módulo lunar {m}
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon)  :: fase lunar {f}
lunatic {adj} /ˈluːnətɪk/ (crazed)  :: lunático
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital  ::
lunch {n} /lʌntʃ/ (meal around midday)  :: [Latin America] almuerzo {m}, [Spain] comida {f}
lunch {v} (to eat lunch)  :: almorzar
lunchbox {n} (male genitals enclosed in clothing)  :: paquete {m}
luncheon {n} /ˈlʌntʃ.ən/  :: almuerzo {m}
luncheon meat {n} (lunch meat) SEE: lunch meat  ::
Lunfardo {prop} (Spanish argot)  :: lunfardo {m}
lung {n} /ˈlʌŋ/ (organ that extracts oxygen from the air)  :: pulmón {m}
lung cancer {n} (cancer of the lung(s))  :: cáncer de pulmón {m}
lung capacity {n} (lung capacity) SEE: lung capacity  ::
lung capacity {n} (lung volume) SEE: lung volume  ::
lunge {n} (exercise)  :: embestida {f}
lunge {n} /lʌndʒ/ (sudden movement)  :: embestida {f}
lunge {n} (long rope) SEE: lunge line  ::
lunge {v} (to make a sudden movement)  :: lanzarse
lupin {n} (any member of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae)  :: altramuz {m}
lupine {n} /ˈluː.paɪn/ (lupin) SEE: lupin  ::
lupus {n} /ˈluːpəs/ (autoimmune disease)  :: lupus {m}
Lupus {prop} /ˈlʊpʊs/ (summer constellation of the northern sky)  :: Lupus
lurch {n} (sudden or unsteady movement)  :: bandazo {m}
lurch {v} (to make a sudden, unsteady movement)  :: tambalearse
lure {n} (artificial fishing bait)  :: anzuelo {m}, cebo {m}
lure {n} /lʊər/ (tempting or attractive object)  :: encanto {m}, atractivo {m}
lure {v} (to entice)  :: seducir, encantar, atraer
lurk {n}  :: acecho {m} (ambush), ocultamiento {m} (hide), merodeo {m} (hang out), mironeo {m} (Internet)
lurk {v} /lɝk/ (to remain concealed in order to ambush)  :: acechar
lurk {v} (to hang out or wait around a location)  :: merodear, vigilar, urguetear
lurk {v} (to remain unobserved)  :: ocultarse, esconderse
lurk {v} (to view an internet forum without posting comments)  :: observar, mirar, intrusar
lurker {n} (someone who lurks)  :: mirón {m}, merodero {m}, intruso {m}
Lusaka {prop} (capital of Zambia)  :: Lusaka
Lusatia {prop} (region)  :: Lusacia
lush {n} /lʌʃ/ (alcoholic)  :: alcohólico {m}
Lusitania {prop} /luːsɪˈteɪnɪə/ (ancient Roman province)  :: Lusitania
Luso- {prefix} (relating to Portugal or Portuguese)  :: luso-
Lusophone {adj} /ˈlusəˌfoʊn/ (of a person, Portuguese-speaking)  :: portugués
Lusophone {adj} (of a place, Portuguese-speaking)  :: portugués
Lusophone {n} (Portuguese speaker)  :: portugués
lust {n} /lʌst/ (strong desire, especially of a sexual nature)  :: lujuria
lust {n}  :: lujuria {f}
luster {n} (A period of five years, lustrum) SEE: lustrum  ::
luster {n} (a shine, polish or sparkle)  :: lustre {m}
luster {n} (brilliance, attractiveness or splendor)  :: lustre {m}
luster {n} (refinement, polish or quality)  :: lustre {m}
luster {v} (to give luster)  :: lustrar
luster {v} (to have luster)  :: brillar
lustful {adj} /ˈlʌst.fəl/ (full of lust)  :: lujurioso
lustfully {adv} (in a lustful manner)  :: lascivamente, lujuriosamente, libidinosamente
lustre {n} /ˈlʌstə/ (luster) SEE: luster  ::
lustrous {adj} (having a glow or lustre)  :: lustroso {m}
lustrum {n} /ˈlʌstɹəm/ (period of five years)  :: lustro
lute {n} /luːt/ (stringed instrument)  :: laúd {m}
Lutetian {n}  :: Luteciense
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71)  :: lutecio {m}
Lutheran {adj} (related to the Lutheran church)  :: luterano
Lutheran {n} (member of a Lutheran church)  :: luterano {m}, luterana {f}
Lutheranism {n} (branch of Christianity developed by Martin Luther)  :: luteranismo {m}
lux {n} (the derived unit of illuminance)  :: lux {m}
luxate {v} (to dislocate)  :: dislocar, luxar
Luxembourg {prop} (city)  :: Luxemburgo
Luxembourg {prop} /ˈlʌk.səm.bɝɡ/ (country, city, province, district)  :: Luxemburgo {m}
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg)  :: luxemburgués {m}, luxemburguesa {f}
Luxembourgian {adj} (of Luxembourg)  :: luxemburgués
Luxembourgish {adj} (pertaining to Luxembourg)  :: luxemburgués
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger  ::
luxurious {adj} /ˈlʌks.jʊə(ɹ).i.əs/ (being very fine and comfortable)  :: lujoso
luxury {n} /ˈlʌɡʒəɹi/ (very wealthy and comfortable surroundings)  :: lujo {m}
luxury {n} (something desirable but expensive)  :: lujo {m}
luxury {n} (something very pleasant but not really needed in life)  :: lujo {m}, capricho {m}, extravagancia {f}
Luzon {prop} (largest island of the Philippines)  :: Luzón
Lviv {prop} (Lviv)  :: Lviv {m}
Löwchen {n} (Löwchen)  :: pequeño perro león {m}
-ly {suffix} /li/ (used to form adverbs from adjectives)  :: -mente
lyase {n} (enzyme)  :: liasa {f}
lycanthrope {n} /ˈlaɪkənθroʊp/ (a werewolf)  :: licántropo
lycanthropy {n} /lʌɪˈkanθɹəpi/ (act of shapeshifting)  :: licantropía {f}
lycée {n} (a public secondary school in France)  :: liceo {m}
lyceum {n} /laɪˈsiːəm/ (a public hall designed for lectures or concerts)  :: liceo {m}
lychee {n} (fruit)  :: lichi {m}
lychee {n} /ˈlaɪ̯t͡ʃiː/ (tree)  :: lichi {m}
lychee {n}  :: litchi
Lycia {prop} /ˈlɪʃiə/ (ancient region)  :: Licia
Lydia {prop} (female given name)  :: Lidia
Lydia {prop} /ˈlɪdiə/ (biblical woman)  :: Lidia
lye {n} /laɪ/ (caustic alkaline solution)  :: lejía {f}
lymph {n} /lɪmf/ (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system)  :: linfa {f}
lymph node {n} (filtrating oval bodies of the lymphatic system)  :: ganglio linfático {m}
lymphokine {n} (any of a group of cytokines)  :: linfocina {f}
lymphoma {n} (malignant tumor that arises in the lymph nodes or in other lymphoid tissue)  :: linfoma {m}
lynch {v} /lɪntʃ/ (execute without a proper legal trial)  :: linchar
lynching {n} /lɪntʃɪŋ/ (execution of a person without a proper legal trial)  :: linchamiento {m}
lynx {n} /liːŋks/ (wild cat)  :: lince {m}
Lynx {prop} (constellation)  :: Lynx
Lyons {prop} (a city in France)  :: Lyón
Lyra {prop} /ˈlaɪ.ɹə/ (constellation)  :: Lyra
lyre {n} /ˈlaɪ.ɚ/ (a stringed musical instrument)  :: lira {f}
lyrebird {n} (Australian songbirds of the genus Menura)  :: ave lira {f}
lyric {n} /ˈlɪɹ.ɪk/ (lyrics) SEE: lyrics  ::
lyrics {n} /ˈlɪɹ.ɪks/ (the words to a song)  :: letra {f}
lysine {n} (essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2)  :: lisina
lysosome {n} (digestive organelle)  :: lisosoma {f}
lysozyme {n} /ˈlaɪsəzaɪm/ (bacteriolytic enzyme)  :: lisozima {f}
lyxose {n} (aldopentose found in some bacteria)  :: lixosa {f}