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wacky {adj} /ˈwæk.iː/ (zany) SEE: zany  ::
waddle {v} /ˈwɑ.dəl/ (To walk with short steps, tilting the body from side to side)  :: anadear
wade {v} /weɪd/ (to walk through water or something that impedes progress)  :: vadear
wafer {n} (electronics)  :: oblea {f}
wafer {n} (religious token)  :: hostia {f}
wafer {n} /ˈweɪfə/ (biscuit)  :: oblea {f}
waffle {n} /ˈwɑ.fl/ (flat pastry)  :: gofre {m}
waffle {v} (vacillate) SEE: vacillate  ::
waffle {v} /ˈwɑːfl/ (to speak or write at length without any clear point or aim)  :: divagar
waffle iron {n} (a cooking appliance used to make waffles)  :: gofrera {f}
wage {n} /weɪd͡ʒ/ (money paid to a worker)  :: salario {m}, sueldo {m}
wager {n} (a stake; a pledge)  :: apuesta {f}
wager {n} (the subject of a bet)  :: apuesta {f}
wager {v} (put up as collateral)  :: apostar
waggon {n} (wagon) SEE: wagon  ::
Wagnerian {adj} (of or characteristic of Richard Wagner)  :: wagneriano {m}, wagneriana {f}
wagon {n} /wæɡ.ən/ (cart)  :: carro {m}, coche {m}
wagtail {n} (various small passerine birds)  :: lavandera {f}
Wahhabism {prop} (branch of Sunni Islam)  :: wahhabismo {m}, wahabismo {m}
waif {n} /weɪf/ (anything found without an owner)  :: hallazgo {m}
wail {n} /weɪl/ (loud cry or shriek)  :: gemido {m}
wail {v} (to cry out)  :: llorar, lamentar
wail {v} (to make a sound like crying)  :: gemir
wail {v} (to weep, lament)  :: llorar
wailer {n} /ˈweɪlɚ/ (one who wails)  :: gemidor {m}
wainscotting {n} /ˈweɪnskɒtɪŋ/ (Wooden (especially oaken) panelling on the lower part of a room’s walls)  :: revestimiento {m}
waist {n} /weɪst/ (part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach)  :: cintura {f}
waistcoat {n} /ˈweɪs(t)kəʊt/ (a sleeveless, collarless garment)  :: chaleco {m}, chalequillo {m}
wait {n} (a delay)  :: espera {f}, retraso {m}
wait {v} (delay until some event)  :: esperar, aguardar
wait {v} /weɪt/ (transitive: delay until) SEE: await  ::
waiter {n} (a server in a restaurant or similar)  :: [especially Spain] camarero {m}, [Chile] garzón {m}, [Caribbean Islands, Colombia, Central America, Ecuador, Mexico] mesero {m}, [Venezuela] mesonero {m}, [Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay] mozo {m}
waiter {n} (someone who waits)  :: esperador {m}, esperadora {f}
wait for {v}  :: esperar
wait for {v} (to await the arrival of)  :: esperar
waiting room {n} (room)  :: sala de espera {f}
waitlist {n} (waiting list) SEE: waiting list  ::
waitress {n} (female waiter)  :: camarera {f}, mesera {f}
Wakayama {prop} (a city in Japan)  :: Wakayama {f}
wake {n} (path left behind a ship on the surface of the water)  :: estela {f}
wake {n} (period after death)  :: vigilia {f}
wake {n} (turbulent air left behind a flying aircraft)  :: estela {f}
wake {v} (to make somebody stop sleeping)  :: despertar
wake {v} /ˈweɪk/ (to stop sleeping)  :: despertarse
wakeboard {n} (the board one stands on for wakeboarding)  :: tablaestela {f}, wakeboarding
wakefulness {n} (state of being wakeful)  :: vigilia {f}
wake up {v} (to awaken (someone else))  :: despertar
wake up {v} (to (become) awake)  :: despertarse
wake up {v} (to become more aware of a real-life situation.)  :: despertar, espabilar
wake-up call {n} (figuratively: alert, reminder, call to action)  :: alerta {f}
wake-up call {n} (morning courtesy call)  :: llamada de despertador
wake up on the wrong side of bed {v} (to be irritable) SEE: get up on the wrong side of the bed  ::
waldmeister {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff  ::
Wales {prop} /weɪlz/ (a constituent nation of the UK)  :: Gales, País de Gales {m}
walk {n} (distance walked)  :: trecho {m}, trayecto {m}
walk {n} (maintained place on which to walk)  :: paseo {m}
walk {n} (manner of walking)  :: andar {m}, andares {m}
walk {n} (trip made by walking)  :: paseo {m}
walk {v} (to take for a walk)  :: pasear, acompañar
walk {v} (to travel a distance by walking)  :: caminar, pasear
walk {v} /wɔk/ (move on the feet)  :: caminar, andar
walk around {v} (to walk with no real planned destination, but to just walk)  :: deambular
walkaway {n} (easy victory) SEE: walkover  ::
walker {n} (person who walks)  :: caminante {m}
walker {n} (person who walks cloth)  :: caminante {m}
walker {n} (walking frame) SEE: walking frame  ::
walking cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick  ::
walking fish {n} (a type of fish)  :: pez caminador {m}
walking stick {n} (cane)  :: bastón {m}
walking stick {n} (insect) SEE: stick insect  ::
walk-on {n}  :: exceso
walk on eggshells {v} (to act carefully to avoid upsetting someone)  :: camina sobre cascarones de huevo {p}
walkout {n} (similar mass action)  :: abandono {m}
walk the dog {v} (take a dog for a walk)  :: pasear al perro
walk the talk {v} (to act in accordance with one's words)  :: pasar del dicho al hecho
walkthrough {n} (A playthrough detailing the steps involved in winning the game)  :: tutorial
walkway {n} (clearly defined path)  :: pasarela {f}
wall {n} (anatomy, zoology, botany usage)  :: pared {f}
wall {n} (permanent, substantial side or division in a building)  :: pared {f}, tabique {m}, muralla {f}
wall {n} (structure built for defense surrounding or separating an area)  :: muro {m}, muralla {f}
wall {n} (temporary impediment)  :: barrera {f}
wall {n} /wɔl/ (defensive rampart built up of earth, stone etc.)  :: muro {m}, muralla {f}
wall {v} (to enclose by surrounding with walls)  :: amurallar, murar
wallaby {n} (Any of several species of Marsupial)  :: ualabí {m}
Wallachia {prop} /wɒlˈeɪ.kiː.ə/ (Walachia)  :: Valaquia {f}
wall chaser {n} (power tool)  :: rozadora {f}
wallet {n} (case for keeping money)  :: cartera {f}, billetera {f}
wallflower {n} (socially awkward person)  :: tímido
wallflower {n} /ˈwɔl.ˌflɑʊ.ɚ/ (several short-lived herbs or shrubs of the Erysimum)  :: alhelí {m}
Wallis and Futuna {prop} (an overseas territory of France in Oceania)  :: Wallis y Futuna
wallop {n} /ˈwɒl.əp/ (a heavy blow, punch)  :: zurra {f}, galletazo {m}
wallpaper {n} (decorative paper for walls)  :: papel pintado {m}, papel tapiz {m}, decomural {m}
wallpaper {v} (to cover with wallpaper)  :: empapelar
walls have ears {proverb} (walls have ears)  :: las paredes oyen
walnut {adj} (colour)  :: nogal
walnut {n} (nut)  :: nuez {f}
walnut {n} /ˈwɑlnət/ (tree)  :: nogal {m}, noguera {f}
walnut {n} (wood)  :: nogal {m}
Walpurgis night {n} (Walpurgis Night)  :: Noche de Walpurgis {f}
walrus {n} /ˈwɑl.ɹəs/ (large Arctic marine mammal)  :: morsa {f}
Walter {prop} (male given name)  :: Gualtério {m}
waltz {n} /wɔːlts/ (a ballroom dance)  :: vals {m}
waltz {v} (dance)  :: valsar, bailar vals
wand {n} (stick or staff, used to perform a useful function)  :: varita {f}
wander {v} (of the mind, to lose focus or clarity of argument or attention)  :: divagar, pajarear, pajaronear
wander {v} (to commit adultery)  :: engañar, aventurar
wander {v} (to go somewhere indirectly)  :: peregrinar
wander {v} /ˈwɑndɚ/ (to move without purpose or destination)  :: vagar, divagar, errar, deambular
wanderer {n} (one who wanders)  :: vagabundo {m}
wandering {n}  :: vagar
wangle {v} /ˈweɪŋ.ɡəl/ (falsify) SEE: falsify  ::
waning {adj} (of the lunar phase)  :: menguante
waning {adj} /ˈweɪ.nɪŋ/ (becoming weaker or smaller)  :: decreciente
waning {n} (becoming weaker or smaller)  :: mengua {f}
waning {n} (The fact or act of becoming smaller)  :: decrecimiento {m}
wank {n} (act of masturbation)  :: masturbación {f}, paja {f}
wank {v} (transitive: to masturbate)  :: masturbar, pajear, cascar, hacer la/una paja, pelar, [Mexico] chaquetear, hacer una puñeta
wank {v} /weɪŋk/ (intransitive: to masturbate)  :: masturbarse, cascársela, pajearse, hacerse la/una paja, pelársela, [Mexico] chaquetearse, hacerse una puñeta
wanker {n} (idiot)  :: puñetero {m}, pendejo {m}, huevón {m}, gilipollas, idiota {m} {f}
wanker {n} /ˈwæŋkə(ɹ)/ (person who wanks)  :: pajero {m}, pajera {f}, pajillero {m}, pajillera {f}, pajizo {m}
want {n} (desire, wish, longing)  :: afán {m}
want {n} (lack (of))  :: falta {f}
want {v} (lack) SEE: lack  ::
want {v} /wʌnt/ (desire)  :: querer, desear
wanted {adj} (law: subject to immediate detainment)  :: buscado {m}
wanted {adj} /ˈwɑntʰɪd/ (desired)  :: deseado
wanton {adj} /ˈwɑntən/ (undisciplined (obsolete))  :: desobediente, malcriado
war {n} (rhetorical: campaign against something)  :: guerra {f}
war {n} /wɔɹ/ (conflict involving organized use of arms)  :: guerra {f}
war {v} (to engage in conflict)  :: guerrear
warble {v} (to sing like a bird, especially with trills)  :: trinar
warbler {n} (bird of the Parulidae family)  :: arañero {m}, chipe {m}, reinita {f}
war crime {n} (offense for violations of the law of war)  :: crimen de guerra {m}
ward {n} (hospital room)  :: sala {f}
ward {n} (minor looked after by a guardian)  :: pupilo
ward {n} (Mormonism: subdivision of church)  :: barrio
ward {n} (on a lock or key)  :: guarda {f}
ward {n} /wɔɹd/ (action of a watchman)  :: guardia {f}
warden {n} (an official charged with supervisory duties)  :: comandante {m}, guardabosque {m}, director {m}, [fish] guardapesca, [game] guardacaza
warden {n} /ˈwɔːɹdən/ (a chief administrative officer of a prison)  :: alcaide {m}
ward off {v} (to avert or prevent)  :: prevenir
ward off {v} (to parry, or turn aside)  :: evitar, esquivar
wardrobe {n} (cabinet in which clothes may be stored)  :: armario {m}, ropero {m}, clóset {m}, escaparate {m}, empotrado {m}, placard {m}
wardrobe malfunction {n} ((euphemism) an accidental instance of indecent exposure)  :: malfuncionamiento del guardarropa {m}, error de induntemaria {m}
ware {n} /wɛɚ/ (product)  :: mercancía {f}
warehouse {n} (A place for storing large amounts of products)  :: almacén {m}, depósito {m}
warehouse {v} (To store, as in a warehouse)  :: almacenar
warehouseman {n} (person who manages or works in a warehouse)  :: encargado del almacén {m}, almacenista {m}, almacenero {m}, guardalmacén {m}
wares {n} (goods for sale)  :: mercancías {f-p}
warfare {n}  :: guerra {f}
war game {n} (military simulation)  :: simulacro de guerra {m}, juego de guerra {m}
warlike {adj} (bellicose)  :: belicoso
warlike {adj} /ˈwɔɹlaɪk/ (belligerent)  :: guerrero, beligerante
warlock {n} /ˈwɔːlɒk/ (male magic-user)  :: brujo {m}
warlord {n} (high military officer in a warlike nation)  :: señor de la guerra {m}
warlord {n} (local ruler or bandit leader where the government is weak)  :: señor de la guerra {m}
warm {adj} /wɔɹm/ (having a temperature slightly higher than usual)  :: caliente, cálido, caluroso [weather]
warm {v} (to make or keep warm)  :: calentar
warm front {n} (the trailing edge of a mass of cold air)  :: frente cálido {m}
warming pan {n} (covered metal pan)  :: mundillo {m}
warmly {adv} (in a manner maintaining warm temperature)  :: calurosamente
warmonger {n} /ˈwɔː(ɹ).mʌŋ.ɡə(ɹ)/ (one who advocates war)  :: belicista, militarista
warmth {n} /wɔːmθ/ (moderate heat; sensation of being warm)  :: calor {m}
warn {v} /wɔɹn/ (to make someone aware of impending danger)  :: alertar, avisar, advertir
warning {interj} (warning of danger in signs)  :: precaución
warning {n} (instance of warning someone)  :: advertencia {f}, aviso {m}
warning {n} (something spoken or written that is intended to warn)  :: advertencia {f}
warp {n} (threads)  :: urdimbre
warp {v} (to twist or turn something out of shape)  :: deformar
warrant {n} (finance: option to buy a security)  :: cédula {f}
warrant {n} (legal: judicial writ)  :: orden {f}
warrant {n} (warrant officer) SEE: warrant officer  ::
warrant {n} /ˈwɒɹənt/ (something that provides assurance or confirmation)  :: garantía {f}
warrant {v} (to authorize) SEE: authorize  ::
warrant {v} (to guarantee)  :: garantizar
warrant {v} (to justify) SEE: justify  ::
warrant of attorney {n} (legal document)  :: poder {m}
warranty {n} (legal: engagement or undertaking that a certain fact is as promised)  :: garantía {f}
warranty {n} /ˈwɔɹ.ən.ti/ (security; warrant; guarantee)  :: garantia, seguro
warren {n} /ˈwɒɹən/ (rabbit warren)  :: madriguera {f}
warrior {n} /ˈwɒɹiə(ɹ)/ (person actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare)  :: guerrero {m}
Warsaw {prop} /ˈwɔrsɔ/ (Capital city of Poland)  :: Varsovia {f}
warship {n} /ˈwoɚˌʃɪp/ (type of watercraft)  :: buque de guerra {m}
Warsovian {adj} (Varsovian) SEE: Varsovian  ::
Warsovian {n} (Varsovian) SEE: Varsovian  ::
wart {n} /wɔːɹt/ (type of growth occurring on the skin)  :: verruga {f}
warthog {n} (a species of wild pig)  :: facóquero {m}
wartime {n} (period containing war)  :: tiempo de guerra
warty {adj} (having warts)  :: verrugoso {m}, verrugosa {f}
wary {adj} (characterized by caution; guarded; careful)  :: cauteloso
wary {adj} /wɛəɹ.i/ (cautious of danger; timorously or suspiciously prudent; circumspect; scrupulous)  :: cauteloso
wasabi {n} /wəˈsɑːbi/ (green Japanese condiment)  :: wasabi {m}
wash {n} (lotion)  :: enjuague {m}
wash {n} (process or an instance of washing or being washed by water)  :: lavado {m}
wash {v} (to clean oneself)  :: lavarse
wash {v} (to separate valuable material)  :: lavar
wash {v} /wɑʃ/ (to clean with water)  :: lavar
washable {adj} (capable of being washed without being damaged)  :: lavable
washbasin {n} (sink)  :: lavabo {m}
washboard {n} (board to do laundry)  :: lavadero {m}
washer {n} (face cloth)  :: paño {m}, toallita {f}, manopla {f} (glove), junta {f} (gasket)
washer {n} (flat disk)  :: arandela {f}, zapata {f} (of lether or rubber)
washer {n} (person who washes for a living)  :: lavandera {f}
washer {n} (something that washes)  :: lavadora {f}, lavarropas {m} [River Plate region], lavavajillas {m} (dishwasher)
washing machine {n} (machine that washes clothes)  :: lavadora {f}, lavarropas {f} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay]
Washington {prop} /ˈwɒʃɪŋtən/ (Washington)  :: Washington {m}
washing-up liquid {n} (the substance used to wash dishes)  :: detergente {m}
wash one's hands of {v} (absolve oneself of responsibility)  :: lavarse las manos
washroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
wash up {v} (clean utensils, dishes, etc.) SEE: do the dishes  ::
wasp {n} /wɑsp/ (insect)  :: avispa {f}
waste {n}  :: [1] desechos {m-p}, [1] detrito {m}, [1] basura {f}
waste {n} /weɪst/ (loss, ineffective use)  :: pérdida {f}
waste {v} (to squander)  :: malgastar, desperdiciar
wastebasket {n} (garbage can) SEE: garbage can  ::
wastebasket {n} (wastepaper basket) SEE: wastepaper basket  ::
waste breath {v} (to speak futilely)  :: gastar saliva
wasteland {n} (region with no remaining resources; desert)  :: desierto {m}
waste time {v} (to allow time to elapse in an unproductive manner)  :: perder el tiempo, perecear
wat {n} /wat/ (Buddhist temple)  :: templo budista {m}
watch {n} /wɑːtʃ/ (portable or wearable timepiece)  :: reloj {m}
watch {v} (to attend or guard)  :: vigilar
watch {v} (to be wary)  :: tener cuidado
watch {v} (to look at for a period of time)  :: mirar
watch {v} (to observe)  :: observar
watchdog {n} (dog)  :: perro guardián {m}
watchful {adj} (observant, vigilant and aware)  :: atento
watchfulness {n} (alertness, vigilance or wakefulness)  :: vigilia {f}
watchmaker {n} /ˈwɔtʃˌmeɪkə/ (person who repairs watches)  :: relojero {m}, relojera {f}
watch one's mouth {v} (watch one's mouth)  :: cuida tu boca
watch out {v} (to use caution)  :: tener cuidado
watch over {v} (to guard and protect)  :: vigilar, celar
watchtower {n} (observation tower)  :: atalaya {f}
water {n} (amniotic fluid) SEE: amniotic fluid  ::
water {n} (body of water, or specific part of it)  :: aguas {f-p}
water {n} (medical: fluids in the body, especially when causing swelling)  :: fluidos corporales {m-p}, humor {m}, fluido {m}
water {n} (mineral water) SEE: mineral water  ::
water {n} (one of the four elements in alchemy)  :: agua {f}
water {n} (serving of water)  :: botella de agua {f} [bottle], vaso de agua {m} [glass of water]
water {n} (urine)  :: aguas menores {f-p}
water {n} /ˈwɔtɚ/ (clear liquid H₂O)  :: agua {f}
water {v} (to pour water into the soil surrounding (plants))  :: regar, aguar
water {v} (to provide (animals) with water)  :: dar agua a
water bear {n} (A member of the phylum Tardigrada)  :: oso de agua {m}
waterbody {n} (significant accumulation of water) SEE: body of water  ::
water buffalo {n} (large ungulate)  :: búbalo {m}, búfalo de agua {m}
water cannon {n} (device shooting water)  :: cañón de agua {m}
water clock {n} (clepsydra) SEE: clepsydra  ::
water clock {n} (device for measuring time)  :: reloj de agua {m}
water closet {n} (flush toilet)  :: water {m} taza {f}, inodoro {m}, excusado {m}, retrete {m}
water closet {n} (room containing a (flush) toilet)  :: baño {m}, común {m}, retrete {m}, servicio {m}, sanitario {m}
watercolor {adj} (pertaining to the methods or products of watercolor) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolor {n} (an artwork) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolor {n} (any paint used in this method) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolor {n} (a painting technique) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolour {n} (genre)  :: acuarela {f}
watercolour {n} (painting)  :: acuarela {f}
watercolour {n} /ˈwɔ.tɜ.ˌkʌ.lɜ/ (pigment)  :: acuarela {f}
watercress {n} (Nasturtium microphyllum)  :: berro {m}, cresón {m}, berro de agua {m}
watercress {n} (Nasturtium officinale)  :: berro {m}
water cycle {n}  :: ciclo del agua {m}, ciclo hidrológico {m}
water diviner {n} (water diviner) SEE: dowser  ::
water dog {n} (water dog)  :: perro de agua {m}
watered stock {n} (inflated shares of stock)  :: acciones diluidas {f-p}, capital inflado {m}
waterer {n} (device from which animals drink)  :: abrevadero {m}
waterfall {n} (waterfall-like outpouring)  :: cascada {f}
waterfall {n} /ˈwɑtɚfɔl/ (flow of water over the edge of a cliff)  :: catarata {f}, cascada {f}, caída de agua {f}
water fountain {n} (device designed to dispense drinking water)  :: fuente de agua {f}, fuente {f}
waterfowl {n} (birds that spend most of their non-flying time on water)  :: aves acuáticas {f-p}
waterfront {n} (land alongside a body of water)  :: línea de costa {f}, vezparte
waterhole {n} (depression in which water collects)  :: aguaje {m}
watering can {n} (utensil for watering plants)  :: regadera {f}
watering pot {n} (watering can) SEE: watering can  ::
waterless {adj} (lacking water)  :: sin agua (without water)
water lily {n} (Any members of Nymphaeaceae)  :: nenúfar {m}, ninfea {f}
water line {n} (line of water along a ship)  :: línea de flotación {f}
watermelon {n} (fruit)  :: sandía {f}, melón de agua {m} [Southeastern Spain, specifically Murcia, Cuba, Puerto Rico], patilla {f} [Colombian Caribbean Coast, Venezuela]
watermelon {n} (plant)  :: sandía {f}
water meter {n} (device for measuring water volume usage)  :: medidor de agua {m}
watermill {n} (mill powered by water)  :: molino de agua {m}, molinos de agua {m-p}
water park {n} (aquapark) SEE: aquapark  ::
water pipe {n} (narcotics smoking device)  :: pipa {f}
water pipe {n} (tobacco smoking device)  :: pipa de agua {f}
water pollution {n} (water pollution)  :: contaminación hídrica {f}, contaminación del medio hídrico {f}, contaminación del agua {f}
water polo {n} (a water sport)  :: polo aquático
water power {n} (hydropower) SEE: hydropower  ::
waterproof {adj} (made or covered with material that doesn't let water in)  :: impermeable
waterproof {adj} (unaffected by water)  :: impermeable
waterproof {v} (to make waterproof or water-resistant)  :: impermeabilizar
water rat {n} (Eurasian mammal)  :: rata acuática {f}
water's edge {n} (the part of a beach on which the waves are breaking)  :: orilla del agua {f}
watershed {n} (critical point marking a change in course or development)  :: hito {m}, momento decisivo {m}, punto crucial {m}, punto de inflexión {m}
watershed {n} (drainage basin or catchment basin)  :: cuenca {f}
watershed {n} (time after which adult material may be broadcast)  :: dos rombos {m-p}
watershed {n} /ˈwɔtɚʃɛd/ (boundary between adjacent catchment basins)  :: línea divisoria {f}
water slide {n} (a recreational slide with water flowing down it)  :: tobogán acuático {m}
water softener {n} (device which reduces the calcium and magnesium concentration of hard water)  :: suavizador de agua {m}
waterspout {n} (tornado that occurs over a body of water)  :: tifón {m}
water strider {n} (any of a number of predatory insects in the family Gerridae)  :: tejedor, zapatero
water table {n} (level underground)  :: mesa de agua {f}
watertight {adj} /ˈwɔː.tə.taɪt/ (So tightly made that water cannot enter or escape)  :: hermético, estanco {m}
watertightness {n} (condition of being watertight)  :: estanquidad {f}
water tower {n} (tank of water)  :: torre de agua {f}
watery {adj} (tearful) SEE: tearful  ::
watt {n} /wɑt/ (derived unit of power)  :: vatio {m}, watt {m}
wattle {n} (fold of skin hanging from the neck of birds)  :: carúncula {f}, moco
wattle {n} /ˈwɒtəl/ (construction of branches and twigs)  :: zarzo {m}
wattmeter {n} (device for measuring electric power)  :: vatímetro {m}
waulk {v} (full) SEE: full  ::
wave {n} (moving disturbance, undulation)  :: onda {f}, ola {f}
wave {v} (baseball: to swing and miss at a pitch)  :: abanicar
wave {v} (to cause to move back and forth repeatedly)  :: agitar
wave {v} (to produce waves to the hair)  :: ondular
wave {v} (to wave one’s hand)  :: hacer señal
wave {v} /weɪv/ (to move back and forth repeatedly)  :: ondular
wavefunction {n} /ˈweɪvfʌŋkʃ(ə)n/ (notion in quantum mechanics)  :: función de onda {f}
wavelength {n} /ˈweɪvlɛŋθ/ (the length of a single cycle of a wave)  :: longitud de onda {f}
wavelet {n} (a small wave; a ripple)  :: perturbación {f}
wave-particle duality {n} (concept applying to matter and radiation)  :: dualidad onda corpúsculo
waver {v} /ˈweɪ.vɚ/ (to sway back and forth)  :: balancearse
wavy {adj} (full of waves)  :: undoso
wavy {adj} (undulating)  :: ondulatorio
wavy {adj} (waved)  :: ondulado
wavy {adj} /ˈweɪvi/ (rising or swelling in waves)  :: ondulante, ondeante
wax {adj} (made of wax)  :: de cera
wax {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax  ::
wax {n} (oily, water-resistant substance)  :: cera {f}, esperma {m} {f}
wax {n} (preparation containing wax, used as a polish)  :: cera {f}
wax {n} /wæks/ (beeswax) SEE: beeswax  ::
wax {v} (apply wax to)  :: encerar, [shoes] bolear
wax {v} (literary: grow)  :: crecer
wax {v} (of the moon: appear larger each night)  :: crecer
wax {v} (remove hair from)  :: depilar
wax {v} (to assume specified characteristic)  :: devenir
wax gourd {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon  ::
wax gourd {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon  ::
waxlike {adj} (waxy) SEE: waxy  ::
waxwing {n} (songbird of genus Bombycilla)  :: ampelis {m}
waxy {adj} /ˈwæksi/  :: ceroso
way {adv} (far) SEE: far (adverb)  ::
way {adv} (much) SEE: much (adverb)  ::
way {adv} (very)  :: muy
way {n} (means)  :: medios {m}
way {n} (method)  :: manera {f}, modo {m}, forma {f}
way {n} /weɪ/ (wide path)  :: camino {m}, vía {f}
wayfarer {n} (traveller)  :: caminante {m} {f}
way in {n} (entrance)  :: entrada
way of life {n} (style of living)  :: forma de vida {f}, estilo de vida {m}
Way of the Cross {n} (series of images)  :: vía crucis {m}, viacrucis {m}
way out {n} (exit) SEE: exit  ::
way out {n} (solution) SEE: solution  ::
way to go {interj} (expression of congrats, encouragement or approval)  :: ¡bien hecho!
we {pron} /wi/ (the speakers, or the speaker(s) and other person(s) not being addressed (exclusive we: he or she or they and I))  :: nosotros {m}, nosotras {f}
weak {adj} (physics: one of the four fundamental forces associated with nuclear decay)  :: débil
weak {adj} /wiːk/ (lacking in force or ability)  :: débil, feble, flaco, flojo
weaken {v} (to become weaker)  :: debilitarse
weaken {v} /ˈwikən/ (to make weaker)  :: debilitar
weakest link {n} (the part of a system that is most likely to fail or cause problems)  :: eslabón más débil {m}
weak force {n} (weak nuclear force)  :: débil de fuerza {m} {f}
weakling {adj} /ˈwijkˈlɪŋɡ/ (weak, either physically, morally or mentally)  :: enclenque, fuñingue [Chile, Cuba], pusilánime
weakling {n} (person of weak character)  :: pusilánime {m}
weakling {n} (person of weak or even sickly physical constitution)  :: enclenque {m} {f}
weakness {n} /ˈwiːk.nəs/ (condition of being weak)  :: debilidad {f}
weak nuclear interaction {n} (fundamental interaction)  :: interacción nuclear débil {f}
weal {n} (a raised, longitudinal wound, usually purple, on the surface of flesh caused by stroke of rod or whip)  :: roncha {f}
weal {n} /wiːl/ (community welfare)  :: bien común {m}
wealth {n}  :: riqueza {f}
wealth {n} /wɛlθ/ (riches; valuable material possessions)  :: prosperidad {f}, riqueza {f}
wealthy {adj} /ˈwɛlθ.i/ (rich)  :: adinerado, rico, próspero, acomodado
wean {v}  :: desahijar
wean {v} (to cease to depend on the mother for nourishment)  :: destetar [pronominal]
wean {v} /wiːn/ (to cease giving milk)  :: destetar
weaning {n} (process of a child or animal ceasing to be dependant on the mother for nourishment)  :: destete {m}
weapon {n} /wɛpən/ (instrument of attack or defense in combat)  :: arma {f}
weaponless {adj} (lacking a weapon)  :: sin armas
weapon of mass destruction {n} (weapon designed to kill or injure many civilians)  :: arma de destrucción masiva {f}
weaponry {n} (weapons collectively)  :: armas {f-p}
wear {n} (clothing)  :: ropa {f}
wear {n} (damage)  :: desgaste {m}
wear {v} (to exhaust physically)  :: fatigar
wear {v} /wɛɚ/ (to have on (clothes))  :: llevar
wear down {v} (to cause physical or mental fatigue)  :: desgastar
wear rose-colored glasses {v} (to be excessively optimistic)  :: ver vida a través de gafas rosadas
wear the pants {v} (wear the trousers) SEE: wear the trousers  ::
wear the trousers {v} (to be the dominant partner)  :: llevar los pantalones
wear thin {v} (to lessen or weaken over time, as from overuse)  :: agotarse
weary {adj} (expressive of fatigue)  :: cansado
weary {adj} (feeling of being mentally fatigued)  :: cansado
weary {v} (to become weary)  :: cansar [pronominal]
weary {v} (to make weary)  :: cansar
weasel {n} (any mammal of the family Mustelidae)  :: comadreja {f}
weasel {n}  :: comadreja {f}, mostela {f}
weasel {n} /ˈwiːzəl/ (least weasel, Mustela nivalis)  :: comadreja {f}, mustela {f}, turón {m}
weasel out {v} (to weasel out of doing something)  :: esquivar, eludir
weasel out {v} (to weasel something out of someone)  :: esquivar, eludir, vaguear
weather {n} (situation) SEE: situation  ::
weather {n}  :: tiempo {m}
weather {n} /ˈwɛðɚ/ (state of the atmosphere)  :: tiempo {m}
weather forecast {n} (prediction of future weather)  :: pronóstico del tiempo {m}
weatherize {v} (to protect against weather) SEE: weatherproof  ::
weatherman {n} (weather forecaster)  :: meteorólogo {m}
weather pains {n}  :: dolores de tiempo {m}
weatherperson {n} (weatherman) SEE: weatherman  ::
weatherstrip {n} (material used to prevent cold air from entering)  :: burlete {m}
weather vane {n} (a device showing the direction of the wind)  :: veleta {f}
weave {n} (a type or way of weaving)  :: armadura
weave {v} /wiːv/ (to form something by passing strands of material over and under one another)  :: tejer, entretejer
weaver {n} /ˈwi.vɚ/ (one who weaves)  :: tejedor {m}
web {n} /wɛb/ (spiderweb) SEE: spiderweb  ::
web browser {n} /wɛb.bɹaʊ.zə(ɹ)/ (a computer program used to navigate the World Wide Web)  :: navegador web {m}
webcam {n} (video camera viewed over a network)  :: cámara web {f}
web colors {n} (complete palette of colors that are displayed on the web and on the computer)  :: colores HTML
weber {n} /ˈwɛbɚ/ (derived unit of magnetic flux)  :: weber {m}
weblog {n} (blog) SEE: blog  ::
webmaster {n} (the person responsible for maintaining a website)  :: webmaster {m}
web page {n} (a single page in a website)  :: página web {f}, página {f}
web server {n} (software)  :: servidor web {m}
web site {n} (a collection of pages on the World Wide Web)  :: sitio web {m}, website, página web {f}
wed {v} /ˈwɛd/  :: casar, casarse con
wedding {n} /ˈwɛdɪŋ/ (marriage ceremony)  :: boda {f}, nupcias {f-p}, casamiento {m}
wedding cake {n} (cake used as part of a wedding ceremony)  :: tarta de boda {f}, pastel de bodas {m}
wedding dress {n} (the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony)  :: vestido de novia {m}, traje de novia {m}
wedding gown {n} (wedding dress) SEE: wedding dress  ::
wedding ring {n} (a ring symbolizing marriage)  :: alianza {f}
wedge {n} (flank of cavalry)  :: formación en V, formación en cuña
wedge {n} (group of geese or swans in flight)  :: bandada formada en V
wedge {n} (piece of food etc.)  :: rebanada triangular
wedge {n} (wedge-heeled shoe)  :: zapatos de cuña {p}
wedge {n} /ˈwɛdʒ/ (simple machine)  :: cuña {f}
wedge {v} (to support or secure using a wedge)  :: acuñar
wedge-tailed eagle {n} (eaglehawk) SEE: eaglehawk  ::
wedgie {n} /ˈwɛdʒ.i/ (prank in which a person's underpants are pulled up sharply)  :: calzón chino
wedgy {adj} (shaped like a wedge) SEE: wedgelike  ::
Wednesday {n} /ˈwɛnzdeɪ/ (day of the week)  :: miércoles {m}
wee {adj} /wiː/ (small, little)  :: pequeño
wee {n} (urine)  :: orina
wee {v} (to urinate)  :: hacer pis
weed {n} (informal: a puny person)  :: parásito
weed {n} (slang: marijuana)  :: [slang] hierba {f}
weed {n} /wiːd/ (unwanted plant)  :: mala hierba {f}, maleza, yuyo
weed {v} (remove weeds from)  :: escardar
weed eater {n} (string trimmer) SEE: string trimmer  ::
week {n} /wiːk/ (period of seven days)  :: semana {f}
weekend {n} /ˈwik.ɛnd/ (break in the working week)  :: fin de semana {m}
weekly {adj} (happening once a week or every week)  :: semanal
weekly {adv} (every week)  :: semanalmente, todas las semanas
weekly {adv} /wiːk.li/ (once every week)  :: semanalmente, cada semana
weenie {n} (Someone considered weak and unimportant)  :: pringado {m}, pringada {f}, huevón {m}
weep {v} /wiːp/ (to cry, shed tears)  :: llorar, lagrimar, lacrimar
weeping willow {n} (Peking willow) SEE: Peking willow  ::
weeping willow {n} (tree)  :: sauce llorón {m}
weepy {adj} /ˈwiːpi/ (inclined to weep)  :: llorón
wee small hours {n} (very early morning)  :: madrugada {f}
weevil {n} (beetle in family Curculionidae)  :: gorgojo {m}, picudo {m}
weevil {n} (beetle in superfamily Curculionoidea)  :: gorgojo {m}
wee-wee {n} (childish: male or female genitalia)  :: pilila {f} [male], chichi {f} [female]
wee-wee {v} (to urinate)  :: hacer pipí
weigh {v} (to have a certain weight)  :: pesar
weigh {v} /weɪ/ (to determine the weight of an object)  :: pesar
weigh anchor {v} (raise the anchor)  :: levar anclas, levar
weight {n} (object to make something heavier)  :: pesa {f}
weight {n}  :: peso {m}
weight {n} (physics: mass)  :: masa {f}
weight {n} (standardized measuring weight)  :: peso {m}
weight {n} (weight for training muscles)  :: pesa {f}
weight {n} /weɪt/ (force due to gravity)  :: peso {m}
weight {v} (in mathematics)  :: pesar, ponderar
weighted average {n} (arithmetic mean of values biased according to agreed weightings) SEE: weighted mean  ::
weighted graph {n} (graph)  :: grafo ponderado {m}
weightlessness {n} (having zero weight)  :: ingravidez {f}
weightlifter {n} (person who competes for maximum weight lifted)  :: halterófilo {m}
weightlifting {n} (sport in which competitors lift heavy weights)  :: halterofilia {f}
weight training {n} (form of physical exercise)  :: musculación {f}
weighty {adj} (adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince)  :: de peso [adjective loc.]
weighty {adj} (having weight)  :: pesado
Weimar Republic {prop} /ˈvaɪmɑː(r) rɪˈpʌblɪk/ (Germany between 1919 and 1933)  :: República de Weimar {f}
weir {n} /wɪɹ/ (adjustable dam)  :: compuerta {f}, vertedero {m}, aliviadero {m}
weirdo {n} (strange person)  :: excéntrico {m}
welcome {adj} (whose arrival is a cause of joy)  :: bienvenido, agradable
welcome {interj} /ˈwɛl.kəm/ (greeting given upon someone's arrival)  :: ¡bienvenido! {m}, ¡bienvenida! {f}, bienvenidos {p}
welcome {n} (act of greeting someone's arrival)  :: acogida {f}, bienvenida {f}
welcome {n}  :: bienvenida {f}
welcome {v} (affirm or greet the arrival of someone)  :: dar la bienvenida
welcoming {adj} (hospitable)  :: acogedor
weld {n} (dye)  :: gualda {f}
weld {n} /wɛld/ (herb)  :: gualda {f}
weld {v} (to join materials (especially metals) by applying heat)  :: soldar
welder {n} /ˈwɛldə(ɹ)/ (one who welds)  :: soldador {m}
welding {n} (action or process of welding)  :: soldadura
welkin {n} (sky) SEE: sky  ::
well {adj} (in good health)  :: bien
well {adv} (completely; fully)  :: bien, totalmente, completamente
well {adv} ((slang) very)  :: bien, muy
well {adv} (to a significant degree)  :: bien
well {adv} /wɛl/ (accurately; competently)  :: bien
well {interj} (exclamation of surprise)  :: vaya, anda
well {interj} (used in conversation to fill space)  :: pues
well {interj} (used to introduce a statement that may be contrary to expectations)  :: bueno
well {n} (cockpit of a sailing boat) SEE: cockpit of a sailing boat  ::
well {n} (hole sunk into the ground)  :: aljibe {m} (for water), pozo {m} (for oil, gas, etc.)
well-being {n} (state of health, happiness and/or prosperity)  :: bienestar {m}
well-bred {adj} (well-mannered and refined)  :: bien nacido
well done {interj} (exclamation of praise)  :: ¡Bien hecho!, ¡Muy bien!, ¡Bravo!
well-endowed {adj}  :: bien dotado {m}, bien dotada {f} , grosero {m}
well-endowed {adj} (having a large penis)  :: [slang] bien dotado {m}
Wellington {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boot  ::
Wellington {prop} (capital of New Zealand)  :: Wellington {m}
Wellington boot {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boots  ::
well-meaning {adj} (with good intentions)  :: bienintencionado
well-nigh {adv} (almost)  :: casi
well-read {adj} (well informed and knowledgeable because of having read extensively)  :: leído {m}
welly {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boot  ::
wels catfish {n} (Silurus glanis)  :: siluro {m}, bagre {m}
Welsh {adj} (of or pertaining to the Welsh language)  :: galés {m}
Welsh {adj} /wɛlʃ/ (of or pertaining to Wales)  :: galés {m}
Welsh {prop} (collectively, people of Wales)  :: galeses {m-p}, galesas {f-p}
Welsh {prop} (language)  :: galés {m}
Welshman {n} (native or inhabitant of Wales)  :: galés {m}
Welsh onion {n} (Allium fistulosum)  :: cebolleta {f}
Welshwoman {n} (woman who is a native or inhabitant of Wales)  :: galesa {f}
weltanschauung {n} /ˈvɛltɑːnˌʃaʊʊŋ/ (worldview) SEE: worldview  ::
welter-weight {n} (boxer)  :: peso wélter
Wenceslas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Wenceslaus  ::
Wenceslaus {prop} (male given name)  :: Wenceslao
wench {n} (a young woman)  :: moza {f}
Wendish {adj} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian  ::
Wendish {prop} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian  ::
werewolf {n} /ˈwɛərwʊlf/ (wolflike human)  :: hombre lobo {m}, licántropo {m}, lobisón {m}
Wernicke's area {n} (posterior section of the superior temporal gyrus)  :: área de Wernicke {m}
west {adj} (occidental)  :: occidental
west {adj} (towards the west)  :: al oeste
west {adj} (western)  :: occidental
west {n} /wɛst/ (compass point)  :: oeste {m}
West {prop} (Western world)  :: Occidente {m}
West Bank {prop} (territory)  :: Cisjordania {f}
West Bengal {prop} (state)  :: Bengala Occidental {f}
western {adj} (pertaining to the west)  :: occidental
western {n} (film or other dramatic work)  :: western {m}
Western {adj} (of, situated in, or related to the West) SEE: western  ::
Western {n} (work of a genre dealing with Old West) SEE: western  ::
Western Australia {prop} (state of Australia)  :: Australia Occidental {f}
western capercaillie {n} (Tetrao urogallus)  :: urogallo {m}
Western concert flute {n} (transverse woodwind instrument made of metal or wood)  :: flauta travesera {f}
western diamondback rattlesnake {n} (Crotalus atrox)  :: crótalo diamante occidental {m}
Western Europe {prop} (Western Europe)  :: Europa Occidental {f}
westernization {n} (assimilation of the western culture)  :: occidentalización {f}
westernize {v} (make something western)  :: occidentalizar
Western Sahara {prop} (a territory in northern Africa)  :: Sahara Occidental {m}
western slaty antshrike {n}  :: batarito bicolor
West Frisian {prop}  :: frisón {m}
West Frisian {prop} (language spoken in Friesland)  :: frisio occidental {m}
West Germany {prop} (former European country)  :: Alemania Occidental {f}, Alemania del Oeste {f}, Alemania Federal {f}
West Virginia {prop} /ˈwɛst vɝˈdʒɪn.jə/ (state of the United States of America)  :: Virginia Occidental {f}
wet {adj} /wɛt/ (of an object: covered with or impregnated with liquid)  :: mojado
wet {v} (urinate accidentally in or on)  :: mearse
wetback {n} /wɛtbæk/ (Mexican or Central American who illegally enters the United States)  :: mojado, espalda mojada
wet blanket {n} (someone who takes the fun out of a situation or activity)  :: aguafiestas {f} {m}
wet dream {n} (literally)  :: sueño húmedo {m}, sueño mojado {m}
wet dream {n}  :: polución nocturna {f}
wether {n} (castrated ram)  :: carnero castrado {m}
wether {n} /ˈwɛðɚ/ (castrated buck goat)  :: carnero llano {m}
wetland {n} (land that is covered mostly with water, with occasional marshy and soggy areas)  :: humedal
wet nurse {n} (someone who treats someone else with excessive care)  :: consentidor {m}, consentidora {f}
wet nurse {n} (woman hired to suckle another woman's child)  :: nodriza {f}
wet one's whistle {v} (to have drink)  :: apagar la sed
wet season {n} (rainy season) SEE: rainy season  ::
wetsuit {n} (close fitting, insulating garment)  :: traje acuático {m}
wettability {n} (ability of a solid surface to reduce the surface tension of a liquid)  :: mojabilidad
wet t-shirt competition {n} (event) SEE: wet t-shirt contest  ::
whack {n} /wæk/ (A blow, impact or slap)  :: porrazo {m}
whack {v} (To hit, slap or strike)  :: golpear
whale {n} /weɪl/ (large sea mammal)  :: ballena {f}
whalelore {n} (study of cetaceans)  :: cetología
whaler {n} (vessel for hunting whales)  :: ballenero {m}
whaler {n} /ˈweɪlɚ/ (person who hunts whales)  :: ballenero {m}
whaling {n} (practice of hunting whales)  :: caza de ballenas {f}
whaling {n} (whale watching) SEE: whale watching  ::
wham, bam, thank you ma'am {interj} (hit it and quit it) SEE: hit it and quit it  ::
whangdoodle {n} (term of disparagement)  :: pesadilla
whangdoodle {n} /ˈwæŋ.du.dəl/ (whimsical monster in folklore and children's fiction)  :: coco, bu, Tío Saín, ropavejero, hombre del saco, hombre del costal, sacamantecas
wharf {n} /ʍɔː(ɹ)f/ (man-made landing place)  :: embarcadero {m}
what {adv}  :: qué
what {adv} (such)  :: qué
what {determiner} (how much)  :: menudo
what {determiner} (which)  :: qué, cuál
what {interj} (expression of surprise)  :: ¡qué!, ¿no?, ¿cómo?
what {pron} (relative pronoun)  :: lo que
what {pron} (that which; those that; the thing that)  :: lo que
what {pron} /wʌt/ (interrogative pronoun)  :: qué, cuál
what about {adv} (used to ask someone to consider something or someone that they have apparently not considered)  :: y, ¿qué tal...?
what about {adv} (used to make a suggestion)  :: ¿qué tal...?
what a lovely day {phrase} (what a lovely day)  :: ¡qué día más bonito!
what a pity {phrase} (used to express regret)  :: qué lástima, qué pena
what are you doing {phrase} (what are you doing)  :: [formal] ¿qué usted hace?, [informal] ¿qué haces?
whatchamacallit {n} /ˈwʌtʃ.mə.kɑl.ɪt/ (an object of unknown name)  :: chisme {m}, [Mexico] chunche {m}, [River Plate region] coso {m}, [Central America, Caribbean, Colombia] vaina {f}, chingadera
what date is it today {phrase} (what date is it today?)  :: ¿qué fecha es hoy?
what does XX mean {phrase} (what does XX mean?)  :: ¿que significa XX?
what do you mean {phrase} (what do you mean?)  :: ¿a qué te refieres?, ¿qué quieres decir?, ¿a qué se refiere?, ¿qué quiere decir?
what do you say {phrase} (used to ask someone if they are willing to do something)  :: qué te parece
whatever {determiner} (anything)  :: lo que sea que, cualquier cosa que
whatever {determiner} /wʌtˈɛvɚ/ (no matter which; for any)  :: cualquier {m} {f}
whatever {interj} (indicating the matter is not worthy of further discussion)  :: como sea, filo [Chile], no importa
whatever {pron} (anything)  :: no importa, da igual, lo que sea
whatever it takes {n} (anything required to achieve an objective)  :: todo lo que sea necesario, cueste lo que cueste
what for {adv} (For what reason; why)  :: por qué [idiom]
what goes around comes around {proverb} (actions have consequences)  :: todo cae por su propio peso
what goes around comes around {proverb} (the status returns to its original value)  :: recoges lo que siembras
what have you {pron} (any of several additional things)  :: y tal
what is more {adv} (furthermore)  :: es más
what is that {phrase} (what is that?)  :: ¿qué es eso?, ¿qué es esto?
what is your name {phrase} (what is your name?)  :: ¿cómo se llama usted? [formal], ¿cómo te llamas? [casual], ¿cuál es su nombre?, ¿cuál es tu nombre?
what is your phone number {phrase} (what's your phone number?) SEE: what's your phone number?  ::
what languages do you speak {phrase} (what languages do you speak?)  :: ¿qué idiomas puede usted hablar?
what's-his-name {pron} (A person or entity whose name one does not remember)  :: fulano {m}
what's on your mind {phrase} (what is bothering you?)  :: ¿En qué piensas?, ¿en qué estás pensando?
what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander {proverb} (If something is acceptable for one person, it is acceptable for another)  :: lo que es bueno para el pavo, es bueno para la pava
what's the matter {phrase} (what's wrong?)  :: [informal] ¿qué te pasa?, [formal] ¿qué le pasa a usted?
what's up {phrase} (informal, How are you?)  :: ¿qué tal?
what's your job {phrase} (what's your job?)  :: ¿cuál es su ocupación?
what's your name {phrase} (what's your name?)  :: ¿Cómo se llama usted? [formal], ¿Cómo te llamas? [informal].¿Cuál es su nombre? [formal], ¿Cuál es tu nombre? [informal]
what's your phone number {phrase} (what's your phone number?)  :: ¿Cuál es tu número de teléfono?
what the fuck {interj} (expressing astonishment)  :: qué carajo, qué coño, qué putas
what the fuck {interj} (expressing nonchalance)  :: ¡qué más da!, qué coño, qué carajo
what the fuck {phrase} (An intensive form of what)  :: qué diablos, qué carajo, qué mierda, qué coño
what time is it {phrase} (what is the time of day?)  :: ¿qué hora es?, ¿qué horas son?
wheal {n} /wiːl/ (small raised swelling on the skin) SEE: weal  ::
wheat {n} (grain)  :: trigo {m}
wheatear {n} (various passerine birds)  :: collalba {f}
wheatfield {n} (wheat field)  :: trigal {m}
wheat germ {n} (embryo of the wheat kernel)  :: germen de trigo {m}
wheek {n} /ʍiːk/ (onomatopoeia to symbolize a guinea pig's squeak)  :: rechinado {m}, chirrido {m}, chirriado {m}
wheel {n} (person with a great deal of power or influence)  :: pez gordo {m}
wheel {n} (steering wheel and its implied control of a vehicle)  :: volante {m}
wheel {n} (wheel rim)  :: llanta {f}
wheel {n} /wiːl/ (a circular device facilitating movement or transportation)  :: rueda {f}
wheel {v} (To roll along as on wheels)  :: rodar
wheel {v} (To travel around in large circles, particularly in the air)  :: circunvolar, volar en círculos
wheelbarrow {n} (a small cart)  :: carretilla {f}
wheelchair {n} /ˈwiːltʃɛə(ɹ)/ (a chair mounted on large wheels for the transportation or use of a sick or disabled person)  :: silla de ruedas {f}
wheelhouse {n} /ˈwiːlˌhaʊs/ (compartment for navigating)  :: puente de gobierno
wheel of death {n} (large hollow wheel inside which an artist performs)  :: rueda de la muerte {f}
wheel of Fortune {prop} (Tarot card)  :: la rueda de la fortuna {f}
Wheel of Fortune {prop} (television game show)  :: [Argentina] La Rueda de la Fortuna, [Ecuador, Spain] La Ruleta de la Fortuna {f}
wheeze {n} /wiːz/ (piping or whistling sound caused by difficult respiration)  :: silbido {m}, sibilancia {f}, estertor sibilante {m}
whelk {n} (an edible sea snail)  :: buccino {m}
when {adv} /wɛn/ (direct question)  :: cuando
when {conj} (as soon as)  :: cuando
when {conj} (at a time in the past)  :: cuando
when {conj} (at such time as)  :: cuando
when {conj} (at what time)  :: cuando
when {n} (the time)  :: el cuando
when {pron} (what time; which time)  :: cuando
whence {adv} /ʍɛns/ (from where; from which place or source)  :: de donde
whenever {adv} (at whatever time)  :: cuando quiera
whenever {adv} (every time)  :: siempre y cuando
whenever {adv}  :: siempre que
when Hell freezes over {adv} (never)  :: el día que las vacas vuelen
when in Rome, do as the Romans do {proverb} (behave as those around do)  :: a dónde fueres, haz lo que vieres
when it rains, it pours {proverb} (if a person encounters bad luck, more bad luck will follow)  :: cuando llueve, diluvia, llueve sobre mojado (it rains on the wet)
when pigs fly {adv} (never, expressed by an idiom)  :: el día que las vacas vuelen, cuando las ranas críen pelo, cuando San Juan agache el dedo
when the cat's away {proverb} (People take advantage of the absence of authority)  :: cuando el gato duerme, bailan los ratones
when the cat's away the mice will play {proverb} (in the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances)  :: cuando el gato no está, bailan los ratones, cuando el gato no esta los ratones están de fiesta
where {adv} (at what place; to what place; from what place)  :: dónde, adónde, de dónde
where {conj} (legal: in the situation in which)  :: donde
where {conj} (to which place or situation)  :: adonde
where {conj} /wɛɚ/ (at or in which place)  :: donde, dónde
where {n} (the place in which something happens)  :: donde {m}
where {pron} (the place in which)  :: donde
whereabouts {n} (location)  :: paradero {m}
where are we {phrase} (where are we)  :: ¿dónde estamos?
where are you from {phrase} (in which country or region were you born or raised)  :: ¿De dónde eres?, ¿De dónde es Usted?
whereas {conj} /ʍɛːɹˈæz/ (but in contrast; whilst on the contrary…)  :: mientras que [locution]
whereas {conj} (it being the case that…)  :: siendo que, por cuanto, visto que
whereby {adv} /wɛəˈbaɪ/ (by which)  :: por el cual, por la cual
where can I find a hotel {phrase} (where can I find a hotel?)  :: ¿dónde hay un hotel?
where does this bus go {phrase} (where does this bus go?)  :: ¿dónde va este autobús?, ¿adónde va este autobús?, ¿a dónde va este autobús?
where does this train go {phrase} (where does this train go?)  :: ¿dónde va este tren?, ¿adónde va este tren?, ¿a dónde va este tren?
where do you live {phrase} (where do you live?)  :: ¿dónde vive usted? [formal], ¿dónde vives? [informal], ¿dónde vive?
wherefore {conj} /ˈweə(r)ˌfɔː(r)/ (because of which)  :: por qué
where is the toilet {phrase} (where is the toilet?)  :: ¿dónde están los aseos?, ¿dónde está el baño?
wherenot {n} (wherever) SEE: wherever  ::
whereof {conj} (of what; of which; of whom)  :: donde
whereto {adv} (to what place; whither)  :: adónde
wherever {conj}  :: [1] doquier, [1] dondequiera, [1] donde sea, [2] donde
wherever {conj} (in any place, anywhere)  :: adondequiera
whet {v} (stimulate or make more keen)  :: estimular
whet {v} /wɛt/ (hone or rub on with some substance for the purpose of sharpening)  :: afilar
whether {conj} (if, whether or not)  :: si
whether {conj} /ˈwɛðə(ɹ)/ (introducing indirect questions)  :: si, si ... o
whetstone {n} (stone used to hone tools)  :: muela {f}, piedra de afilar {f}, piedra de amolar {f}
whey {n} /weɪ/ (liquid remaining after milk has been curdled)  :: suero {m}, suero de soya {f}
which {determiner} ((interrogative) what one or ones)  :: cuál
which {determiner} ((relative) the one(s) that)  :: cual, cuál {m} {f}
which {determiner} /wɪt͡ʃ/ ((interrogative) what, of those mentioned or implied)  :: cual
which {pron} ((relative) who, whom, what)  :: quien (if a person), que
whicker {v} /ˈwɪkɚ/ (Of a horse, to neigh softly, to make a breathy whinny.)  :: relinchito {m}
whiff {n} (waft; brief, gentle breeze; light gust of air)  :: bocanadas {f}, soplo {m}, hálito {m}
whiff {v} (baseball sense) SEE: strike out  ::
while {conj} (although)  :: aunque
while {conj} (during the same time that)  :: mientras que, siempre y cuando
while {conj}  :: en tanto que
while {conj} (until) SEE: until  ::
while {n} /waɪl/ (uncertain duration of time, a period of time)  :: rato {m}
while {v} (to pass time idly)  :: vagar
while away {v} (spend time idly)  :: pasar el tiempo
whilst {conj} /waɪlst/ (while, at the same time)  :: mientras que
whim {n} (fanciful impulse)  :: capricho {m}
whimbrel {n} /ˈʍɪmbɹɜl/ (a large wading bird, Numenius phaeopus)  :: zarapito {m}
whimper {n} (a low intermittent sob)  :: gimoteo {m}
whimper {v} (to cry or sob softly and intermittently)  :: lloriquear
whimsical {adj} /ˈwɪmzɪkəl/ (Given to whimsy; capricious; odd; peculiar; playful; light-hearted or amusing)  :: caprichoso
whimsicality {n} (caprice) SEE: caprice  ::
whinchat {n} (Saxicola ruberta)  :: tarabilla {f}
whine {n} /waɪn/ (a long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound)  :: gimoteo {m}, lloriqueo {m}
whine {v} (to complain or protest with a whine or as if with a whine)  :: gimotear, lloriquear {m}
whine {v} (to make a sound resembling such a cry)  :: zumbar
whine {v} (to move with a whining sound)  :: zumbar
whine {v} (to utter a whine)  :: gimotear, lloriquear {m}
whinny {n} (a gentle neigh)  :: relinchito {m}
whip {n} (whipped cream) SEE: whipped cream  ::
whip {n} /wɪp/ (rod or rope)  :: fusta {f}, látigo {m}, flagelo {m}
whip {v}  :: azotar
whip {v} (by extension, to hit with any flexible object)  :: azotar
whip {v} (to defeat)  :: dar una paliza
whip {v} (to hit with a whip)  :: azotar, fustigar
whip {v} (to mix food in a rapid aerating fashion)  :: batir, montar
whip {v} (to move very fast)  :: azotar
whip {v} (to snap back and forth like a whip)  :: batir, ondear
whip {v} (to throw at high velocity)  :: dar velocidad
whip {v} (to urge into action)  :: atosigar
whiplash {n} (lash of a whip)  :: tralla {f}
whipped cream {n} (thick cream that has had air incorporated into it by rapid beating)  :: nata montada {f}
whippersnapper {n} /ˈwɪpərˌsnæpər/ (young, cheeky person)  :: mequetrefe {m}; arrapiezo {m}
whipper snipper {n} (string trimmer) SEE: string trimmer  ::
whippoorwill {n} (bird)  :: cuerporruín
whirlpool {n} (Whirlpool)  :: remolino {m}
whirlwind {n} (a violent windstorm of limited extent characterised by an inward spiral motion of the air)  :: torbellino {m}
whirr {v} /ʍɝ/ (To move or vibrate (something) with a buzzing sound)  :: zurriar
whisk {n} (kitchen utensil)  :: batidora {f}
whisk {v} (in cooking, to whip e.g. eggs or cream)  :: batir
whisk {v} (to move lightly and nimbly)  :: deslizarse
whisker {n} (long projecting hair at the sides of the mouth of a cat)  :: vibrisa {f}, bigote {m}
whiskey {n} /ˈwɪski/ (alcoholic drink)  :: whisky {m}, güisqui {m}
whiskey dick {n} (slang term for narcotic-induced penile flaccidity)  :: verga desinflada {f}, mula, globo desinflado {m}, cohete hechado a perder {m}
whisky {n} /ˈwɪski/ (whiskey) SEE: whiskey  ::
whisper {n} (act of speaking in a quiet voice)  :: susurro {m}
whisper {v} (to talk in a quiet voice)  :: susurrar
whistle {n} (slang: a suit) SEE: suit  ::
whistle {n} /ʍɪsl̩/ (device used to make a whistling sound)  :: chifle {m}, pito {m}, silbato {m}
whistle {n} (sound made by whistling)  :: silbato {m}, pitido {m}, chiflido {m}, pitada {f}
whistle {n} (sound similar to the sound made by whistling)  :: silbato {m}, pito {m}, pitido
whistle {v} (to move is such a way as to make a whistling sound)  :: silbar
whistle {v} (to produce a whistling sound)  :: silbar, chiflar, pitar
whistle-blower {n} (one who reports a problem or violation to the authorities)  :: revelador de secretos, delator en su trabajo, alertador {m}
whistle in the dark {v} (make a show of bravery)  :: poner buena cara
whistle in the dark {v} (speak without knowledge)  :: mojonear
whistle past the graveyard {v} (to ignore a bad situation)  :: hacerse el tonto, hacerse el sonzo
whistle past the graveyard {v} (to try to be cheerful in the face of one's fears)  :: poner buena cara
whistler {n} (whistling marmot) SEE: hoary marmot  ::
whistling duck {n} (bird of the genus Dendrocygna)  :: pato silbador {m}, iguasa {f}, yaguasa {f}
white {adj} (Caucasian)  :: caucásico
white {adj} /waɪt/ (bright and colourless)  :: blanco
white {n} (albumen)  :: clara {f}, albumen {m}
white {n} (Caucasian person)  :: blanco {m}, blanca {f}
white {n} (color/colour)  :: blanco {m}
white {n} (white wine) SEE: white wine  ::
white alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
white-bearded antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: batará pechinegro
white beech {n} (American beech) SEE: American beech  ::
white blood cell {n} (cytology: a type of blood cell that is involved with an immune response)  :: leucocito {m}
whiteboard {n} /ˈwaɪtbɔːd/ (large vertical writing area)  :: [any colour] pizarra {f}, pizarra blanca {f}
white bream {n} (European fish)  :: breca {f}
white cabbage {n} (Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. alba)  :: col blanca {f}
white chocolate {n} (sweet)  :: chocolate blanco {m}
white coat {n} (white coat worn in laboratories)  :: bata {f}
white coffee {n} (coffee with milk added)  :: café con leche {m} ; [coffee with only a dash of milk] café cortado {m} [Spain], marrón {m} [Venezuela], perico {m} [Colombia]
white-collar crime {n} (non-violent crime)  :: criminalidad de cuello blanco {f}
white-crowned plover {n} (Vanellus albiceps)  :: avefría coroniblanca {f}
white dwarf {n} (white dwarf star)  :: enana blanca
whitefish {n} (beluga) SEE: beluga  ::
whitefish {n} (menhaden) SEE: menhaden  ::
whitefish {n} (whiting) SEE: whiting  ::
white-flippered penguin {n} (Eudyptula albosignata albosignata)  :: pingüino azul patas rayadas de blanco {m}
white fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
white gold {n} (A precious metal alloy consisting of gold and a platinum group metal)  :: oro blanco {m}
white goods {n} (appliances)  :: línea blanca
white gourd {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon  ::
white gourd {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon  ::
white-handed gibbon {n} (lar gibbon) SEE: lar gibbon  ::
white hole {n} (singularity)  :: agujero blanco {m}
White House {prop} (The official residence of the President of the United States of America)  :: Casa Blanca {f}
white lie {n} (untrue, good-willed statement)  :: mentirilla, mentirijilla, mentira piadosa
white lightning {n} (illegally distilled whiskey) SEE: moonshine  ::
white magic {n} (magic derived from benign forces)  :: magia blanca {f}
white man {n} (Caucasian) SEE: Caucasian  ::
white matter {n} (region of the central nervous system)  :: sustancia blanca {f}, materia blanca {f}
white mulberry {n} (mulberry tree)  :: morera {f}
whiten {v} (to become white or whiter; to bleach or blanch)  :: blanquear
whiten {v} (to make white or whiter; to bleach or blanch)  :: blanquear
whiteness {n} (state of being white)  :: blancura {f}, albor {m}, albura {f}
white noise {n} (random signal with flat power spectral density)  :: ruido blanco {m}
white-nosed coati {n} (Nasua narica)  :: antón {m}, coatí de nariz blanca {m}, pizote {m}
white petrolatum {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
white pointer {n} (great white shark) SEE: great white shark  ::
white rhinoceros {n} (Ceratotherium simum)  :: rinoceronte blanco {m}
white roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt  ::
white-rumped hawk {n} (Buteo leucorrhous)  :: gavilán negro {m}
White Russian {n} (Belarusian language) SEE: Belarusian  ::
White Russian {n} (Belarusian person) SEE: Belarusian  ::
White Russian {n} (cocktail)  :: ruso blanco
white sauce {n} (béchamel sauce) SEE: béchamel sauce  ::
white sauce {n} (mayonnaise) SEE: mayonnaise  ::
White Sea {prop} (a sea to the northwest of Russia)  :: mar Blanco {m}
white-shouldered antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: batará hombroblanco
whitesmith {n} (a tinsmith)  :: hojalatero {m}, hojalatera {f}
white-tailed deer {n} (type of deer)  :: venado de cola blanca {m}, venado gris {m}, ciervo de cola blanca {m}, venado de Virginia {m}, ciervo de Virginia {m}
white-tailed hawk {n} (Buteo albicaudatus)  :: gavilán coliblanco {m}, aguilucho alas largas
whitewash {v} (cover errors)  :: encubrir
whitewash {v} (paint)  :: blanquear
white whale {n} (a cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas) SEE: beluga  ::
white wine {n} (light coloured wine)  :: vino blanco {m}
whither {adv} /ˈwɪðɚ/ (to which place)  :: adónde
whiting {n} (fish, Merlangius merlangus)  :: merlán {m}
whitish {adj} (somewhat white)  :: blancuzco, blanquecino, blanquinoso
who {pron} /hu/ (who? (interrogative pronoun))  :: quién, quiénes {p}
who {pron} (who (relative pronoun))  :: quien
WHO {acronym} (World Health Organization)  :: OMS
whoa {interj} /ʍoʊ/ (stop, said to a horse)  :: so
who are you {phrase} (who are you?)  :: ¿quién eres?, [formal] ¿quién es usted?
who cares {phrase} (reply to an unimportant statement) SEE: so what  ::
whodunit {n} /ˌhuːˈdʌn.ɪt/ (a crime novel or drama)  :: novela policial
whoever {pron} (whatever person or persons)  :: cualquiera {m} {f}, cualesquiera {m-p} {f-p}
who knows {phrase} (a rhetorical question asked to show that the asker neither knows the answer nor who might know it)  :: ¿quién sabe?, ¡quién sabe!
who knows {phrase} (asked to express the idea that anything is possible)  :: ¿quién sabe?, ¡quién sabe!
whole {adj}  :: entero
whole {adj} /hoʊl/ (entire)  :: entero
whole {n} (something complete)  :: totalidad {f}
wholegrain {n} (cereal grain that contains germ, endosperm, and bran)  :: integral [adjective]
wholeheartedly {adv} /ˌhəʊlˈhɑː(ɹ)t.ədli/ (in a wholehearted manner; with one's whole heart; enthusiastically)  :: incondicionalmente, con entusiasmo, de todo corazón
wholemeal bread {n} (bread)  :: pan integral {m}
wholeness {n} (quality of something considered as a whole)  :: entereza {f}, integridad {f}
whole note {n} (semibreve) SEE: semibreve  ::
wholesale {n} (sale of products, often in large quantities, to retailers or other merchants)  :: venta al por mayor {f}
wholesaler {n} (person or company that sells goods wholesale to retailers)  :: mayorista {m}
wholly {adv} /ˈhoʊ̯.li/ (to the fullest extent) SEE: completely  ::
whom {pron} /huːm/ (what person; object of a verb (accusative))  :: quién, quiénes
whom {pron} (relative pronoun)  :: quien, quienes
whom {pron} (what person or people, object of a preposition (dative))  :: quién, quiénes
whoopee do {interj} (sarcastic expression) SEE: so what  ::
whooper {n} (whooper swan) SEE: whooper swan  ::
whooper {n} (whooping crane) SEE: whooping crane  ::
whooper swan {n} (the species of swan Cygnus cygnus)  :: cisne cantor {m}
whooping cough {n} (a contagious disease)  :: tosferina {f}, tos convulsiva {f}, coqueluche {m}
whooping crane {n} (Grus americana)  :: grulla blanca {f}
whoops-a-daisy {interj} (Acknowledging a mistake)  :: ay ay ay
whopper {n} (outrageous lie)  :: mentira cruel, ponzoña {f}
whopper {n} (something remarkably large)  :: chorro {m}, montón {m}, [Mexico] chingo {m}
whopping {adj} (exceptionally large or great)  :: enorme, gigante, descomunal
whore {n} /hoʊɹ/ (prostitute)  :: puta {f}, prostituta, zorra, fulana, [Mexico] golfa, ramera {f}, guarra, mujerzuela {f}
whore {v} (to engage a prostitute)  :: ir de putas
whore {v} (to pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
whore {v} (to prostitute oneself)  :: prostituirse, putear
whore around {v} (to regularly copulate with people that one is not in a relationship with)  :: putear
whoremaster {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
whorey {adj} (Of or resembling a slut)  :: aputada
who's calling {phrase} (who is calling?)  :: ¿quién es?
whose {pron} /huːz/ (of whom (interrogative))  :: de quien
whose {pron} (of which (relative))  :: cuyo {m}, cuya {f}, cuyos {p}, cuyas {f-p}
whose {pron} (of whom (relative))  :: de quien, cuyo {m}, cuya {f}, cuyas {f-p}, cuyos {m-p}
why {adv} /ʍaɪ/ (for what reason)  :: por qué
why {adv}  :: por que, por lo que
why {interj} (exclamation of surprise)  :: vaya
why {n} (the reason)  :: porqué {m}
why not {adv} (to introduce a proposal)  :: por qué no
why not {adv} (to state one has no objection)  :: ¿por qué no?
why not {adv} (why is that not true)  :: ¿por qué no?
Wicca {prop} /wɪkə/ (neo-pagan religion)  :: wicca {f}, brujería {f}, hechicería {f}, magia {f}
Wiccan {n} (follower of Wicca)  :: wiccano {m}, brujo {m}, mago {m}, hechizero {m}
wick {n} /wɪk/ (the porous cord that draws up liquid fuel for burning)  :: mecha {m}
wicked {adj} (slang: awesome)  :: asombroso, bacán
wicked {adj} /ˈwɪkɪd/ (evil or mischevous)  :: malvado
wicked {adv} (slang: very)  :: muy
wickedly {adv} (in a wicked manner)  :: malvadamente
wickedness {n} /ˈwɪkɪdnəs/ (state of being wicked)  :: maldad {f}, perversidad {f}
wicker {n} (wickerwork) SEE: wickerwork  ::
wicker {n} /ˈwɪkɚ/ (flexible branch or twig)  :: mimbre {m}
wickerwork {n} (things made of wicker)  :: cestería {f}
widdershins {adv} /ˈwɪ.dɚ.ʃɪnz/ (anticlockwise, counter-clockwise)  :: en sentido contrario al reloj
wide {adj} (large in scope)  :: amplio
wide {adj} (operating at the side of the playing area)  :: lateral
wide {adj} /waɪd/ (having a large physical extent from side to side)  :: ancho, amplio, ancha {f}, amplia {f}
wide awake {adj} (awake and very alert)  :: completamente despierto
wide open {adj} (open completely)  :: de par en par
widescreen {adj} (filmed in a greater aspect ratio)  :: panorámico
widespread {adj} (affecting a large area)  :: extenso {m}
widget {n} (component of a graphical user interface that the user interacts with)  :: widget {m}
widget {n} (small scraping tool)  :: espátula
widow {n} /ˈwɪ.dəʊ/ (a woman whose husband has died)  :: viuda {f}
widowed {adj} ((of a previously married person) whose spouse has died)  :: viudo
widower {n} /ˈwɪdoʊɚ/ (a man whose wife has died and who has not remarried)  :: viudo {m}
widow's peak {n} (hair thing)  :: pico de viuda {m}
width {n} /ˈwɪtθ/ (measurement of something from side to side)  :: anchura {f}
wife {n} /waɪf/ (married woman)  :: esposa {f}, mujer {f}
wife-beating question {n} (loaded question)  :: pregunta compleja {f}, pregunta con trampa {f}, falacia de las muchas preguntas {f}
wig {n} /wɪɡ/ (head of artificial hair)  :: peluca {f}
wigeon {n} (a kind of duck)  :: silbón {m}, pato americano {m}
wiggle {v} (to move with irregular motions)  :: menear, contonear
wiki {n} /ˈwɪki/ (collaborative website)  :: wiki
wikification {n} (the process of adding wiki syntax to text in a wiki platform)  :: wikificación {f}
wikify {v} /ˈwɪkifaɪ/ (to adapt (text) to a wiki, see also: wiki, see also: -ify)  :: wikificar
wikiholic {n} (person who devotes lots of time to a wiki-based project)  :: wikihólico {m}, wikihólica {f}
Wikipedia {prop} /ˌwɪkiˈpiːdiə/ (online encyclopedia)  :: Wikipedia
Wikipedian {adj} /wɪ.kɪˈpiː.dɪ.ən/  :: wikipedista
Wiktionary {prop} /ˈwɪkʃəˌnɛ(ə)ɹi/ (the project overall or one of its component parts written in a certain language)  :: Wikcionario {m}
wild {adj} (raucous, unruly, and savage)  :: salvaje, fiero {m}
wild {adj} /waɪld/ (not domesticated or tamed)  :: salvaje, montaraz
wild animal {n} (animal living in a natural, undomesticated state)  :: fiera {f}
wild boar {n} /ˈwaɪld ˈboɹ/ (Sus scrofa)  :: jabalí {m}
wild card {n} (special card)  :: comodín
wildcard {n} (special character)  :: comodín
wildcat {n} (unauthorized industrial action)  :: gato montés {m}, gato silvestre {m}
wildcat {n} /ˈwaɪldˌkæt/ (Felis silvestris)  :: gato montés {m}, gato salvaje {m}
wildcat strike {n}  :: huelga salvaje {f}
wild cherry {n} (Prunus avium fruit)  :: cereza {f}
wild cherry {n} (Prunus avium tree)  :: cerezo {m}
wildebeest {n} (gnu) SEE: gnu  ::
wilderness {n} /ˈwɪl.dəɹ.nəs/ (uncultivated tract of land)  :: naturaleza {f}, tierra salvaje {f}, selva {f}, jungla {f}, páramo {m}, descampado {m}
wildfire {n} (Greek fire) SEE: Greek fire  ::
wildfire {n} (rapidly spreading fire)  :: incendio forestal {m} (forest fire), fuego incontrolado {m}
wild goose {n} (species of wildlife goose)  :: ánsar común {m}, ganso común {m}, oca común {f}
wild-goose chase {n} (fruitless, futile pursuit)  :: búsqueda inútil {f}
Wild Hunt {n} (folk myth)  :: cacería salvaje
wildlife {n} /ˈwaɪldlaɪf/ (animals and plants in their natural environment)  :: vida silvestre {f}
wildlife reserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
wildlife sanctuary {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
wildly {adv} (in a wild manner)  :: alocadamente, salvajemente
wild rice {n} (any species of Zizania)  :: arroz salvaje {m}
wild turkey {n} (Meleagris gallopavo)  :: [peafowl] pavo, guajolote, chumpipe
Wilhelmina {prop} (female form of William)  :: Guillermina
will {n} (legal document)  :: testamento {m}
will {n} /wɪl/ (intent or volition)  :: voluntad {f}
will {v} (indicating future action)  :: Use the future tense -ré, -rás, -rá, -remos, -reis, -rán, e.g. I a la tienda.
will {v} (To bequeath)  :: legar
will {v} (to wish strongly)  :: desear, anhelar
will contest {n} (legal action brought to dispute the validity of a will)  :: litigación sobre un testamento {f}
William {prop} /ˈwɪljəm/ (male given name)  :: Guillermo
willing {adj} (ready to do something that is not a matter of course)  :: dispuesto
willingly {adv} (of one’s own free will)  :: de buena gana
will o' the wisp {n} (strange light)  :: fuego fatuo {m}
willow {n} /ˈwɪloʊ/ (tree)  :: sauce {m}
willow grouse {n} (Lagopus lagopus)  :: lagópodo común {m}
willow ptarmigan {n} (Lagopus lagopus) SEE: willow grouse  ::
willpower {n} (strength of will)  :: fuerza de voluntad {f}
willy {n} (The penis)  :: pilila {f}
willy-nilly {adv} (seemingly at random, haphazardly)  :: de cualquier manera
willy-nilly {adv} (without regard for consequences or wishes of those involved)  :: sea como sea
willy-nilly {adv} /ˌwɪliˈnɪli/ (whether desired or not)  :: quiera o no quiera
will you marry me {phrase} (marriage proposal)  :: ¿quieres casarte conmigo? [tuteo], ¿querés casarte conmigo? [voseo]
wilt {n} (disease)  :: marchitez {f}
wilt {v} (to cause to droop)  :: marchitar
wilt {v} (to cause to fatigue)  :: marchitar
wilt {v} (to droop)  :: marchitar
wilt {v} (to fatigue)  :: marchitar
wilted {adj} ((of plants) drooping due to lack of water)  :: marchito
wimp {n} (someone who lacks confidence)  :: pusilánime, gallina {m} {f}
win {v} /wɪn/ (transitive: achieve victory in)  :: ganar
winch {n} /wɪntʃ/ (machine)  :: cabrestante {m}
wind {n} (flatus)  :: flatulencia {f}
wind {n} /ˈwɪnd/ (movement of air)  :: viento {m}
wind {v} (to travel in a way that is not straight)  :: serpentear
wind {v} /waɪnd/ (turn coils of something around)  :: enrollar
wind back {v} (to wind towards the beginning)  :: rebobinar
windcheater {n} (a heavy weatherproof jacket) SEE: windbreaker  ::
winded {adj} (short of breath)  :: sin aliento
windfall {n} (fruit fallen off a tree naturally)  :: fruta caida
windflower {n} (Anemone nemorosa) SEE: wood anemone  ::
wind harp {n} (aeolian harp) SEE: aeolian harp  ::
windhover {n} (common kestrel) SEE: common kestrel  ::
wind instrument {n} (type of musical instrument)  :: instrumento de viento {m}, aerófono {m}
windlass {n} /ˈwɪnd.ləs/ (winch)  :: malacate
windle {n} (redwing) SEE: redwing  ::
windles {n} (windlass) SEE: windlass  ::
windmeter {n} (an instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind) SEE: anemometer  ::
windmill {n} (child's toy)  :: molinillo de viento {m}
windmill {n} (structure)  :: molino de viento
windmill {n} /ˈwɪnd.mɪl/ (machinery)  :: molino de viento {m}
window {n} (area on a computer screen)  :: ventana {f}
window {n} (shop window) SEE: shop window  ::
window {n} /ˈwɪndoʊ/ (opening for light and air)  :: ventana {f}
window cleaner {n} (person)  :: limpiacristales {m}
window cleaner {n} (product)  :: limpiacristales {m}
windowpane {n} (piece of glass filling a window)  :: vidrio {m}
windowsill {n} (the horizontal member protruding from the base of a window frame)  :: antepecho, repisa de ventana, alféizar {m}
windpipe {n} (anus) SEE: anus  ::
windpipe {n} (trachea)  :: tráquea {f}
wind power {n} (power harnessed from the wind)  :: energía eólica
windrow {n} (row of cut grain or hay)  :: hilera {f}
windscreen {n} (windshield) SEE: windshield  ::
windscreen wiper {n} (a device to clear a windscreen) SEE: windshield wiper  ::
windshield {n} (screen located in front of a vehicle to protect from wind and weather)  :: parabrisas {m}
windshield wiper {n} (device to clear a windshield)  :: limpiaparabrisas {m}
windstorm {n} (A storm with strong, violent winds)  :: vendaval {m}
windsurf {v} (ride a surfboard with a sail)  :: hacer windsurf, windsurfear
windsurfing {n} (a marine sport)  :: windsurf {m}
wind turbine {n} (device)  :: aerogenerador {m}
wind up {v} (to tighten by winding or twisting)  :: dar cuerda
windward {adj} /ˈwɪndwəd/ (towards the wind)  :: barlovento
windy {adj} (flatulent)  :: flatulento {m}
windy {adj} (orally verbose) SEE: long-winded  ::
windy {adj} /ˈwɪndi/ (accompanied by wind)  :: ventoso {m}
windy {n} (fart) SEE: fart  ::
wine {n} (alcoholic beverage made from other fruit or vegetables)  :: vino {m}
wine {n} /waɪn/ (alcoholic beverage made from grapes)  :: vino {m}
wine {v} (drink wine)  :: tomar/beber vino {m}
wine cellar {n} (underground place for storing wine)  :: bodega {f}
wine glass {n} (glass vessel for drinking wine)  :: copa {f}
winemaker {n} (a person or company that makes wine) SEE: vintner  ::
winery {n} (a place where wine is made, or a company that makes wine)  :: bodega {f}
wineskin {n} (bag for holding wine)  :: bota {f}
wing {n}  :: ala {f}, [7] aleta {f}
wing {n} /wiːŋ/ (part of an animal)  :: ala {f}
wing {v} (to be extemporaneous)  :: improvisar
wing {v} (to fly) SEE: fly  ::
wing {v} (to throw) SEE: throw  ::
winged {adj} (having wings)  :: alado
wingspan {n} (the distance from left wingtip to right)  :: envergadura {f}
wink {n} (a blink)  :: guiño {m}
wink {n} (a period of sleep) SEE: forty winks  ::
wink {v}  :: guiñar, picar el ojo [colloquial]
wink {v} /ˈwɪŋk/ (To blink with only one eye as a message, signal, or suggestion)  :: guiñar
winkle {n} (gastropod) SEE: periwinkle  ::
winnable {adj} (able to be won)  :: ganable
winner {n} /ˈwɪnɚ/ (one who has won or often wins)  :: ganador {m}, ganadora {f}, vencedor {m}
winning streak {n} (an uninterrupted sequence of wins)  :: racha ganadora {f}, buena racha {f}
winnow {v} /ˈwɪnoʊ/ (to separate the heavier and lighter with a current of air)  :: ahechar
wino {n} /ˈwaɪnəʊ/ (alcoholic)  :: guaino [N Mexico, slang], briago [Mexico, slang]
win out {v} (be victorious)  :: imponerse
win over {v} (to persuade) SEE: persuade  ::
winter {n} /ˈwɪntɚ]/ (fourth season, marked by short days and lowest temperatures)  :: invierno {m}
winter {v} (spend the winter, as in a particular place on holiday)  :: invernar
winterberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
winterberry holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
winter cherry {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry  ::
wintergreen {n} (evergreen) SEE: evergreen  ::
wintergreen {n} (Gaultheria procumbens)  :: siempreverde {f}
winter sport {n} (sport played on ice or snow)  :: deporte de invierno {m}
winter squash {n}  :: calabaza de invierno {f}, calabacín de invierno {m}
wintertide {n} (wintertime) SEE: wintertime  ::
wintry {adj} (suggestive or characteristic of winter; cold, stormy)  :: invernal
win-win {adj} (of a situation that benefits two parties)  :: todos ganan {m}
wipe {v} (erase a computer disk)  :: formatear
wipe {v} /waɪp/ (remove surface substance)  :: limpiar, enjugar
wipe out {v} (to destroy or obliterate)  :: aniquilar
wipeout {n}  :: asolamiento {m}, extermina
wipe the slate clean {v} /ˌwaɪp ðə sleɪt ˈkliːn/ (to make a fresh start, forgetting differences)  :: hacer borrón y cuenta nueva
WIPO {prop} /ˈwaɪpəʊ/ (World Intellectual Property Organization)  :: OMPI
wire {n} (device used to keep the score in billiards) SEE: score string  ::
wire {n} (informal: message transmitted by telegraph) SEE: telegram  ::
wire {n} (informal: telegraph) SEE: telegraph  ::
wire {n} /waɪə/ (thin thread of metal)  :: alambre {m}, hilo {m}
wire cutters {n} (hand tool)  :: alicates de corte {m-p}, cortaalambres
wire fraud {n} (class of felony)  :: fraude electrónico {m}
wire gauze {n} (finely interwoven wire)  :: tela metálica {f}
wireless {adj}  :: inalámbrico
wireless {adj} /ˈwaɪ.ə(ɹ).ləs/ (not having any wires)  :: inalámbrico {m}
wire netting {n} (hexagonal network of interwoven wire)  :: mallazo {m}
wiry {adj} (thin, muscular and flexible)  :: fibroso
Wisconsin {prop} /wɪsˈkɑnsən/ (state of the United States of America)  :: Wisconsin {m}
wisdom {n} (ability to know and apply spiritual truths)  :: sabiduría
wisdom {n} (ability to make a decision based on the combination of knowledge, experience, and intuitive understanding)  :: sabiduría
wisdom {n}  :: sabiduría {f}
wisdom {n} /ˈwɪzdəm/ (element of personal character)  :: sabiduría {f}
wisdom tooth {n} (rearmost molar in humans)  :: muela del juicio {f}
wise {adj} /waɪz/ (showing good judgement)  :: sabio, juicioso
wise guy {n} (member of the Mafia) SEE: mafioso, mobster  ::
wise guy {n} (one who is insolent or flippant)  :: vivo
wisely {adv} (in a wise manner)  :: sabiamente
wisent {n} /ˈwɪzənt/ (The European bison, Bison bonasus)  :: bisonte europeo {m}
wish {n} /wɪʃ/ (a desire)  :: deseo {m}
wish {v} (to hope for an outcome)  :: desear
wishbone {n} (bird's bone)  :: espoleta {f}
wishful thinking {n} (illusion that what you would like is true)  :: ilusión {f}, espejismo {m}, pensamiento ilusorio {m}
wishing well {n} (well where wishes were thought to be granted)  :: pozo de los deseos
wishy-washy {adj} (thin or watery)  :: bebistrajo, aguado
wishy-washy {adj} /ˈwɪʃ.iˌwɑ.ʃi/ (wavering or lacking in commitment, certainty, or support)  :: indeciso {m}, lábil, débil, [colloquial] calzonazos, vacilante, veleta, tornadizo
wisp {n} (a small bundle, as of straw or other like substance)  :: brizna {f}, mechón {m}, voluta {f}, jirón {m}
wistful {adj} (full of longing)  :: melancólico {m}, nostálgico {m}
wit {n} (Ability to think quickly)  :: agudeza, inteligencia, ingenio, mentalidad, gracia
wit {n} (A person who tells funny anecdotes or jokes)  :: imaginativo {m}, divertido {m}
wit {n} (intellectual ability)  :: intelectualidad, intelecto {m}
wit {n} (intelligence) SEE: intelligence  ::
wit {n} (Spoken humour, particularly that thought of quickly)  :: humor {m}, gracia {f}, mordacidad {f}, chiste espontáneo {m}
wit {n} /wɪt/ (mind; sanity)  :: mentalidad, cordura {f}
witch {n} (derogatory: ugly or unpleasant woman)  :: bruja {f}
witch {n} (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus) SEE: Torbay sole  ::
witch {n} (Wiccan) SEE: Wiccan  ::
witch {n} /wɪtʃ/ (person who uses magic)  :: bruja {f}
witchcraft {n} /ˈwɪtʃkɹæft/ (the practice of witches)  :: brujería {f}
witch doctor {n} (someone believed to heal through magic)  :: hechicero {m}, brujo {m}, curandero {m}, curandera {f}
witch-hunt {n} (campaign to punish dissident persons)  :: caza de brujas {f}
witch-hunt {n} (persecution of persons believed to be using magic)  :: caza de brujas {f}
with {prep} (by means of)  :: con, por
with {prep} (in addition to)  :: con
with {prep} (in support of)  :: con
with {prep} (in the company of)  :: con
with {prep} /wɪθ/ (against)  :: contra
with a grain of salt {adv} (with common sense and skepticism)  :: reservas {f-p}, dudas {f-p}
with all due respect {adv} (phrase used before disagreeing with someone)  :: con el debido respeto
with bated breath {adv} (eagerly)  :: pasmado, con aliento entrecortado
with bated breath {adv} /wɪð ˈbeɪtɪd ˈbrɛθ/ (holding one's breath)  :: conteniendo el aliento
withdraw {v} (extract (money from an account))  :: sacar
withdraw {v}  :: retirar
withdraw {v} (retreat)  :: retirada {f}
withdraw {v} /wɪðˈdrɔː/ (pull back)  :: retirar
withdrawal {n} (method of birth control)  :: coitus interruptus
withdrawal {n}  :: retirada
withdrawal {n} (type of metabolic shock)  :: síndrome de abstinencia {m}
withdrawal symptom {n} (symptom associated with the discontinuance of a drug)  :: mono {m} [colloquial, Spain]
withdrawal symptoms {n} (withdrawal symptom) SEE: withdrawal symptom  ::
wither {v} ((intransitive) to become helpless due to emotion)  :: decaer
wither {v} ((transitive) to cause to shrivel or dry up)  :: marchitar
wither {v} ((transitive) to make helpless due to emotion)  :: decaer
wither {v} /ˈwɪðɚ/ ((intransitive) shrivel, droop, dry up)  :: marchitarse
withered {adj} (shrivelled)  :: marchito
withhold {v} (to keep information)  :: retener, negar, rehusar
withhold {v} (to retain)  :: retener
withhold {v} /wɪθˈhoʊld/ (to keep an object)  :: retener, negar
within {prep} (before the specified duration ends)  :: dentro de
within {prep} (inclusion within scope of)  :: dentro de
within {prep} /wɪˈðɪn/ (spatial enclosure)  :: dentro de
without {prep} /wɪθˈaʊt/ (not having)  :: sin
without a doubt {prep} (certainly) SEE: certainly  ::
without a doubt {prep} (probably) SEE: probably  ::
without a doubt {prep}  :: sin duda
without exception {adv} (exceptionless)  :: sin excepción
with regard to {prep} (concerning)  :: en cuanto a, cuanto a
with respect to {prep} (pertaining to)  :: con respecto a, en cuanto a
witness {n} (one who has a personal knowledge of something)  :: testigo {m}
witness {n}  :: prueba {m}, evidencia {f}
witness {n} (someone called to give evidence in a court)  :: testigo {m}
witness {n} (something that serves as evidence)  :: prueba {f}
witness {n} /ˈwɪt.nəs/ (attestation of a fact or event)  :: testimonio {m}
witness {v} ((intransitive) to preach presenting personal testimony)  :: testificar
witness {v} ((transitive) to furnish proof of)  :: probar
witness {v} ((transitive) to take as evidence)  :: probar
witness stand {n} (witness stand) SEE: witness box  ::
wits' end {n} (at (one's) wits' end) SEE: perplexed  ::
witty {adj} /ˈwɪti/ (full of wit)  :: mordaz
wizard {n} (computing: program or script used to simplify complex operations)  :: asistente {m}
wizard {n} /ˈwɪzəd/ (person skilled with magic)  :: mago {m}
wizardess {n} (female wizard)  :: hechicera {f}, bruja {f}
woad {n} (Isatis tinctoria)  :: yerba pastel {f}
wobbler {n} (tantrum) SEE: tantrum  ::
woe {n} /woʊ/ (grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity)  :: pena {f}
woe is me {interj} (interjection)  :: ¡Ay de mí!
wok {n} /wɒk/ (large round pan)  :: wok {m}
wok {v} (to use a wok)  :: wokiar, usar un wok
wolf {n} (constellation) SEE: Lupus  ::
wolf {n} /ˈwl̩f/ (animal)  :: lobo {m}
wolf {v} (to devour)  :: devorar, engullir
wolf cub {n} /ˈwʊlfkʌb/ (young wolf)  :: cachorro de lobo {m}, lobezno {m}, lobato {m}, lobito {m}
Wolfgang {prop} (male given name)  :: Wolfgang
wolf in sheep's clothing {n} (a disguised danger)  :: un lobo con piel de cordero, lobo con piel de oveja, lobo disfrazado de cordero
wolfkin {n} (young or small wolf) SEE: wolf cub  ::
wolfling {n} /ˈwʊlflɪŋ/ (wolf cub) SEE: wolf cub  ::
wolfram {n} (tungsten) SEE: tungsten  ::
wolfram {n} (wolframite) SEE: wolframite  ::
wolf spider {n} (any of several spiders of the family Lycosidae)  :: licósido {m}, araña lobo {m}
wolf whelp {n} /ˈwʊlfʍɛlp/ (young, esp. infant, wolf) SEE: wolf cub  ::
wollastonite {n} (grey inosilicate mineral)  :: wollastonita {f}
Wolof {prop} (language)  :: wolof
Wolof {prop} /ˈwəʊlɒf/ (people)  :: wolof
wolverine {n} /ˈwʊlvəˌriːn/ (Gulo gulo)  :: glotón {m}, carcayú {m}, comadreja {f}
woman {n} (wife) SEE: wife  ::
woman {n} /ˈwʊmən/ (adult female human being)  :: mujer {f}
womanish {adj} /ˈwʊmənɪʃ/ (characteristic of a woman)  :: afeminado
womanizer {n} /ˈwʊmənaɪzəɹ/ (habitual seducer of women)  :: mujeriego {m}, gallinazo {m}, rompecorazones {m} {f}, donjuán {m}, [Chile] cachero del oeste, [pejorative, Chile] lacho {m}
womb {n} (belly) SEE: belly  ::
womb {n} /wuːm/ (uterus)  :: útero {m}, matriz {f}
wombat {n} /ˈwɑmˌbæt/ (marsupial)  :: vombátido {m}, wombat {m}
women's refuge {n} (women's shelter) SEE: women's shelter  ::
wonder {n} (informal: thought)  :: pensamiento {m}
wonder {n} (someone very talented at something, a genius)  :: genio {m}
wonder {n} (something astonishing and seemingly inexplicable)  :: maravilla {f}
wonder {n} /ˈwʌndɚ/ (something that causes amazement or awe, a marvel)  :: maravilla {f}
wonder {v} (to be affected with surprise)  :: maravillarse, sorprenderse
wonder {v} (to ponder about something)  :: preguntarse, ponderar
wonderful {adj} /ˈwʌn.dɚ.fl̩/ (excellent, extremely impressive)  :: maravilloso
wonderfully {adv} (to an extent inspiring wonder)  :: maravillosamente
wonderfully {adv} /wʌn.də(r).fli/ (in a wonderful manner)  :: maravillosamente
wonderment {n} (state of wonder)  :: maravilla
wonderous {adj} (wondrous) SEE: wondrous  ::
wone {n} /woʊn/ (a dwelling)  :: morada {f}
wone {v} (to live, reside, stay)  :: morar
wonk {n} (overly studious person)  :: empollón {m}
wont {adj} /wɒnt/ (accustomed, apt)  :: habituado {m}, acostumbrado {m}, avezado {m}
woo {v} /wuː/ (to endeavor to gain someone's affection)  :: cortejar, [Chile, informal] pololear, [Chile, slang] jotear
wood {n} (firewood)  :: leña {f}
wood {n} /wʊd/ (substance)  :: madera {f}
wood {n} (woodland)  :: bosque {m}
woodchip {n} (chip of wood)  :: fragmento de madera {m}, trozo de madera {m}
woodchipper {n} (woodchip making machine)  :: astilladora {f}, trituradora de madera {f}
woodchuck {n} (rodent of the family Sciuridae)  :: [[[americana]]] marmota {f}
woodcock {n} /ˈwʊd.kɒk/ (wading bird in the genus Scolopax)  :: chocha {f}, chochaperdiz {f}
woodcutter {n} (lumberjack) SEE: lumberjack  ::
wood ear {n} (black fungus)  :: oreja de Judas {f}
wooded {adj} /ˈwʊdɪd/ (covered with trees)  :: boscoso
wooden spoon {n} (prize for coming last in a competition)  :: cuchara de madera
wooden spoon {n} (spoon made from wood)  :: cuchara de madera {f}
wood grouse {n} (Tetrao urogallus)  :: urogallo {m}
woodland {adj} (of or pertaining to a creature or object existing in a woodland)  :: forestal, del bosque
woodland {n} /ˈwʊd.lənd/ (land covered with woody vegetation)  :: bosque {m}, floresta {f}, foresta {f} [poetic], arboledo {m}, boscaje {m}
woodlark {n} (Lullula arborea)  :: totovía
woodlouse {n} /ˈwʊd.ˌlaʊs/ (any species of suborder Oniscidea)  :: cochinilla de humedad {f}, chanchito de tierra {m}, bicho bolita {m}, bicho de bola {m}, marranito {m}
wood mouse {n} (European rodent)  :: ratón de campo {m}
woodpecker {n} /ˈwʊd.pɛ.kɚ/ (bird in Picinae)  :: pájaro carpintero {m}, pito {m}
woodpigeon {n} (Columba palumbus)  :: paloma torcaz {f}, torcaz
wood pulp {n} (pulp from trees used to make paper)  :: pasta de papel {f}
woodruff {n} /ˈwʊdɹʌf/ (herb)  :: asperilla {f}
woods {n} (forest) SEE: forest  ::
woodwind instrument {n} (musical instrument)  :: instrumento de viento-madera
woody {adj} (covered in woods)  :: boscoso
woody {n} (erection) SEE: erection  ::
woof {n} (sound of a dog)  :: ladro {m}, guau {m}
woofer {n} (low-frequency audio speaker)  :: bafle
wool {n} (cloth or yarn)  :: lana {f}
wool {n} /wʊl/ (hair of sheep, etc.)  :: lana {f}
woolens {n} (woolens) SEE: woollens  ::
woolgrass bulrush {n} (Scirpus atrovirens) SEE: green bulrush  ::
woomera {n} (atlatl) SEE: atlatl  ::
Worcestershire sauce {n} /ˈwʊstə(ɹ)ʃə(ɹ) ˈsɔːs/ (English condiment)  :: salsa Worcestershire {f}, salsa inglesa {f}
word {n} (computing: fixed-size group of bits handled as a unit)  :: palabra {f}
word {n} (promise)  :: palabra {f}
word {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb  ::
word {n} (watchword) SEE: watchword  ::
word {n} /wɝd/ (unit of language)  :: palabra {f}, vocablo {m}
word {v} (say or write using particular words)  :: redactar
word for word {adv} (in exactly the same words)  :: palabra por palabra, al pie de la palabra
word-for-word {adj} (Using exactly the same words as were originally used)  :: al pie de la palabra
Wordian {n}  :: Wordiense
word of honor {n} (a promise, or a pledge of one's good faith)  :: palabra del honor {f}, palabra de honor {f}
word of honour {n} (word of honor) SEE: word of honor  ::
word of mouth {n} (verbal means of passing of information)  :: boca a boca
Word of Wisdom {prop} (The health code in the Doctrine and Covenants.)  :: Palabra de Sabiduría
word order {n} (order of syntactic constituents)  :: orden de las palabras {m}
word search {n} (a word game)  :: sopa de letras {f}
work {n} (effort expended on a particular task)  :: trabajo {m}
work {n} (fortification)  :: obras {f-p}
work {n} (literary, artistic, or intellectual production)  :: obra {f}
work {n} (measure of energy expended in moving an object)  :: trabajo {m}
work {n} (place where one is employed)  :: trabajo {m}
work {n} /wɝk/ (labour, employment, occupation, job)  :: trabajo {m}
work {v} (cause to ferment)  :: fermentar
work {v} (cause to happen)  :: producir, motivar
work {v} (embroider with thread)  :: bordar
work {v} (function correctly)  :: funcionar, marchar, ser eficaz (of medicine)
work {v} (move in an agitated manner)  :: torcerse, moverse
work {v} (set into action)  :: hacer funcionar, operar
work {v} (shape, form, or improve a material)  :: tallar, trabajar (of metal)
work {v} (to do a specific task)  :: trabajar
work {v}  :: trabajar, funcionar
workaholic {adj} (in the nature or manner of a workaholic)  :: adicto al trabajo, trabajólico
workaholic {n} (person)  :: trabajólico {m}
workaround {n} /ˈwɜː(ɹ)k.əɹaʊnd/  :: paliativo {m}
worker {n} (insect)  :: obrera {f}
worker {n} /ˈwɝkɚ/ (person)  :: trabajador {m}, obrero {m}
worker bee {n} (sterile bee)  :: abeja obrera {f}
workers of the world, unite {phrase} (workers of the world, unite)  :: [Spain] ¡trabajadores del mundo, uníos!, [Spain] ¡proletarios de todos los países, uníos!, [Latin America] ¡trabajadores del mundo, únanse!, [Latin America] ¡proletarios del mundo, uníos!
work experience {n} (short unpaid period of time at a workplace)  :: prácticas laborales
working class {n} (social class doing physical work)  :: clase obrera {f}
working dog {n} (type of dog breed)  :: perro de trabajo {m}
working week {n} (range of days of the week) SEE: workweek  ::
work in progress {n}  :: trabajando en ello
work in progress {n} (work)  :: trabanjando en ello
work-intensive {adj} (labor-intensive) SEE: labor-intensive  ::
workmanship {n} (the quality of something made by an artisan or craftsman)  :: calidad de fabricación {f}
workmanship {n} /ˈwɜːk.mən.ʃɪp/ (the skill of an artisan or craftsman)  :: calidad de artesano {f}
work of art {n} (product of the fine arts)  :: obra de arte {f}
work one's butt off {v} (to work excessively)  :: trabajar duro
work out {v} (to conclude with the correct solution)  :: resolver
work out {v} (to habitually exercise rigorously)  :: entrenar
work out {v} (to make sense of)  :: entender
work out {v} /ˌwɚk ˈaʊt/ (to calculate)  :: calcular
workout {n} /ˈwɚk.aʊt/ (schedule or program of exercises, especially with a goal)  :: entrenamiento {m}
work permit {n} (authorization to work in a foreign country)  :: permiso de trabajo {m}
workpiece {n} (The material or partially finished piece on which a tool operates.)  :: pieza de trabajo {f}
workplace {n} (place where someone works)  :: lugar de trabajo {m}
work placement {n} (practicum) SEE: practicum  ::
workshop {n} (academic conference)  :: taller {m}
workshop {n} (intensive course of education)  :: taller {m}
workshop {n} /ˈwɝk.ʃɑp/ (small manufacturing room)  :: taller {m}
worksome {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious  ::
worksome {adj} (laborious) SEE: laborious  ::
work someone's arse off {v} (to work excessively) SEE: work someone's ass off  ::
workstation {n} (powerful desktop computer)  :: estación de trabajo {f}
workstead {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory  ::
work the crowd {v} (work the room) SEE: work the room  ::
work to rule {v} (to work slowly by strictly following all rules)  :: ir a la huelga de celo {f}
work-to-rule {n} (protest)  :: huelga de celo {f}
workweek {n} (range of days of the week)  :: semana de trabajo {f}
world {n} (individual or group perspective or social setting)  :: mundo {m}
world {n} (inhabited planet)  :: mundo {m}
world {n} (the earth)  :: mundo {m}, globo {m}, tierra {f}
world {n} (the universe)  :: mundo {m}, universo {m}
world {n} /wɝld/ (human collective existence)  :: mundo {m}
world cup {n} (Event; competition)  :: mundial {m}
world cup {n} (trophy)  :: copa del mundo {f}
World Exposition {n} (a regular international exposition)  :: Exposición Universal {f}
worldly {adj} /ˈwɜː(r)ldli/ (concerned with the human, earthly or physical rather than spiritual)  :: mundano
world's oldest profession {n} (a euphemism for prostitution)  :: la profesión más antigua del mundo {f}
World Trade Organization {prop} (World Trade Organization)  :: Organización Mundial del Comercio {f}, OMC {f}
worldview {n} (personal view of the world)  :: cosmovisión {f}, visión del mundo, forma de ver la vida
world war {n} (a war involving the major nations of the world)  :: guerra mundial {f}
World War I {prop} (war)  :: Primera Guerra Mundial {f}
World War II {prop} (war from 1939 to 1945)  :: Segunda Guerra Mundial {f}
World War One {prop} (World War I) SEE: World War I  ::
World War Two {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II  ::
worldwide {adj} (affecting every place in the world)  :: mundial
worldwide {adv} (throughout the world)  :: mundialmente
worm {n} (contemptible being)  :: gusano {m}
worm {n} (something helical, especially the thread of a screw)  :: guirnalda {f}
worm {n} /wɝm/ (animal)  :: gusano {m}, lombriz {f}
worm-eaten {adj} (eaten by worms, especially having a worm inside)  :: agusanado
wormhole {n} (a hole burrowed by a worm)  :: agujero de gusano {m}
wormhole {n} (a shortcut between distant parts of space)  :: agujero de gusano {m}
Wormian bone {n} (small irregular bone)  :: huesos wormianos, suturales
Worms {prop} /wɝːmz/ (a city in Germany)  :: Worms
wormwood {n} (that which causes bitterness)  :: amargor {m}, amargura {f}, mortificación {f}
wormwood {n} /ˈwə(ɹ)m.wʊd/ (Artemisia absinthium)  :: ajenjo {m}, absintio {m}, alosna {f}
worn {v} /woʊɹn/ (past participle of wear)  :: usado, puesto, portado
worried {adj} /ˈwʌrid/ (thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen)  :: inquieto, preocupado
worry {n} (strong feeling of anxiety)  :: preocupación {f}, zozobra {f}
worry {v} (be troubled)  :: inquietarse, preocuparse, estar preocupado
worry {v} (strangle) SEE: strangle  ::
worry {v} /ˈwʌɹi/ (disturb the peace of mind of)  :: inquietar, preocupar
worrying {adj} /ˈwʌrijˌɪŋ/ (inducing worry)  :: preocupante
worse {adj} /wɝs/ (comparative form of bad)  :: peor
worsen {v} (intransitive: get worse)  :: empeorarse
worsen {v} (transitive: make worse)  :: empeorar
worsening {n} (worse situation)  :: empeoramiento {m}
worship {n}  :: culto {m}, alabanza {f}
worship {n} /ˈwɝʃɪp/ (devotion accorded to a deity or to a sacred object)  :: adoración {f}
worship {v}  :: adorar, venerar, alabar
worst {adj} /wɝst/ (Most inferior)  :: lo peor {m}, la peor {f}
worst comes to worst {adv} (if a bad situation develops)  :: en el peor de los casos
worsted {adj} /ˈwɝ.stɪd/ (defeated, overcome)  :: vencido, derrotado, deshecho, aplastado, aniquilado
worsted {n} (fine smooth wool fabric)  :: gabardina, sarga
worsted {n} /ˈwʊs.tɪd/ (yarn made from wool)  :: estambre
worth {n} (value)  :: valor {m}
worth {prep} (deserving of)  :: valer la pena
worth {prep} (obsolete: valuable, worthwhile) SEE: worthwhile  ::
worth {prep} /wɜrθ/ (equal in value to)  :: valioso
worthless {adj} (not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential)  :: sin valor
worthwhile {adj} /wɜː(ɹ)θˈwaɪl/ (good and important enough to spend time, effort, or money on)  :: de valor, que vale la pena, que merece la pena, que compensa el esfuerzo
worthy {adj} (honourable or admirable)  :: digno
worthy {adj} /ˈwɝði/ (having worth, merit or value)  :: digno
would {v} (indicating an action in the past that happened repeatedly or commonly)  :: Use the imperfect tense; In the winters, we would sit by the hole on the frozen lake and fish for hours. - En invierno, nos sentábamos cerca del agujero que hay en el lago congelado y pescábamos durante horas
would {v} (indicating an action in the past that was planned or intended)  :: Use the conditional tense; The waiter said he would be right back. - El camarero ha dicho que volvería enseguida.
would {v} (indicating a possible (but not definite) future action or state)  :: Use the conditional tense; We sat on the bench, wondering if the bus would be late this time. - Nos sentamos en el banco, preguntándonos si el autobús llegaría tarde esta vez
would {v} (indicating in action or state that is conditional on another)  :: We would be warmer if you hadn't opened the window! - ¡Estaríamos más calientes si no hubieras abierto la ventana!
would {v} (used to express a polite request)  :: por favor; Would you please turn off the TV? - ¿Podría apagar la televisión, por favor? [infomal]; Me haría el favor de apagar la televisión? [very formal]
would {v} /wʊd/ (indicating in action or state that is conditional on another)  :: Use the conditional tense
would like {v} (intransitive)  :: Use the conditionsl of gustar, or the imperfect subjunctive of querer
would like {v} (transitive)  :: gustaría
wound {n} /wuːnd/ (injury)  :: herida {f}, llaga
wound {v} (hurt or injure)  :: herir, lesionar
wound {v} (hurt (someone's feelings))  :: herir
wounded {adj} (suffering from a wound)  :: herido
wove {v} /ˈwəʊv/ (simple past of to weave)  :: tejía
woven {adj} /ˈwoʊvən/ (fabricated by weaving)  :: tejido
wow {interj}  :: ¡uau!, ¡guau!
wow {interj} /waʊ̯/ (amazement)  :: guao
wrack {n} /ræk/ (the remains, a wreck)  :: restos
wrack {v} (rack) SEE: rack  ::
wrap {n} (food)  :: wrap {m}
wrap {n} (garment)  :: chal {m}
wrap {v} /ɹæp/ (to enclose completely in fabric, paper, etc)  :: envolver, fajar
wrapper {n} /ˈrapə/ (something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection)  :: envoltura, envoltorio
wrapping {v} (The material in which something is wrapped)  :: embalaje {m}, envoltorio {m}
wrapping paper {n} (paper used for wrapping parcels or presents)  :: papel de envolver {m}
wrap up {v} (To finish off a task completely)  :: concluir, terminar
wrap up {v} (To fold and secure something to be the cover or protection)  :: envolver
wrap up {v} (To summarize or recapitulate)  :: resumir, recapitular
wrap up {v} (To wear abundant clothing as protection from the weather)  :: abrigarse
wrath {n} /ɹæːθ/ (great anger)  :: cólera {f}, ira {f}
wrathful {adj} /ˈɹæθfəl/ (possessed of great wrath)  :: furioso
wreak {v} /ɹiːk/ (to cause or inflict causing injury)  :: provocar, inflingir, volcar
wreak {v} (to take vengeance)  :: vengarse de
wreak havoc {v} /ɹiːk ˈhæv.ək/ (To cause damage, disruption, or destruction)  :: causar estragos
wreath {n} /ɹiːθ/ (ornamental circular band)  :: guirnalda {f}
wreath {v} (to place a wreath around something)  :: rodear
wreck {n} (collision)  :: choque {m}
wreck {n} /ˈɹɛk/ (ruined object or person)  :: cacharro {m}, trasto {m}
wreck {v} (to cause severe damage)  :: arruinar, destruir
wreck {v} (to ruin)  :: arruinar
wrecked {adj} (destroyed in an accident)  :: arruinado, destruido, siniestrado
wrecker {n} (tow truck) SEE: tow truck  ::
wren {n} (bird of family Troglolytidae)  :: , chochín {m}, cucarachero {m} [Latin America], ratona {f} [Argentina]
wrench {n} /ɹɛnt͡ʃ̩̩/ (violent twisting movement)  :: tirón {m}
wrench {n} (hand tool)  :: llave {f}, llave de tuerca {f}, llave inglesa {f}
wrench {n} (screw) SEE: screw  ::
wrest {v} /rɛst/ (to obtain by pulling or violent force)  :: arrancar
wrestle {v} (to contend, with an opponent, by grappling and attempting to throw)  :: luchar
wrestler {n} (person who wrestles)  :: luchador
wrestling {n} (sport)  :: lucha libre {f}
wrestling {n} (tumbling act)  :: lucha libre, pressing catch
wretch {n} /ɹɛtʃ/ (exile) SEE: exile  ::
wriggle {v} (to twist one's body and move the limbs)  :: retorcerse, serpentear
wring {v} /ɹiːŋ/ (to squeeze or twist tightly so that liquid is forced out)  :: exprimir, retorcer, escurrir, retorcer
wring {v} (to hold tightly and press or twist)  :: retorcer
wring {v} (to obtain by force)  :: exprimir
wrinkle {n} (fault, imperfection or bug)  :: imperfección {f}
wrinkle {n} (furrow in a smooth surface)  :: arruga {f}, aspereza {f}
wrinkle {n} (line or crease in the skin)  :: arruga {f}
wrinkle {v} (to make wrinkles in; to cause to have wrinkles)  :: arrugar
wrinkled {adj} (having many wrinkles)  :: arrugado
wrinkle-free {adj} (without wrinkles)  :: sin arrugas
wrinkleless {adj} (wrinkle-free) SEE: wrinkle-free  ::
wrinkly {adj} (having wrinkles)  :: arrugado
wrist {n} /ɹɪst/ (wrist)  :: muñeca {f}
wrist rest {n} (padded platform)  :: reposamuñecas {m}
wristwatch {n} (watch worn on the wrist)  :: reloj de pulsera {m}, reloj {m}
writ {n} (A written order)  :: escrito {m}, decreto judicial {m}, recurso {m}, auto {m}
write {v} /ɹaɪt/ (to form letters, etc.)  :: escribir
write {v} (record (data))  :: anotar, apuntar, escribir
write {v} (to be an author)  :: escribir
write {v} (to be the author of)  :: escribir
write {v} (to send a letter to)  :: escribir a
write {v} (to show (information))  :: escribir
write down {v} (to set something down in writing)  :: apuntar
write off {v} (to record an expenditure as an expense)  :: llevar a gasto
write off {v} (to reduce an asset's book value to zero)  :: dar de baja
writer {n} /ˈɹaɪɾɚ]/ (person who writes; an author)  :: escritor {m}, escritora {f}
writer's block {n} (the temporary inability to write)  :: quedarse en blanco, bloqueo del escritor
writhe {v} /raɪð/ (to twist or contort the body)  :: contorsionar [pronominal]
writing {n} /ˈɹaɪtɪŋ/ (written letters or symbols that express some meaning)  :: escritura {f}
writing {n} (a work of an author)  :: escrito {m}, escritura {f}
writing {n} (something written)  :: escrito {m}, escritura {f}
writing system {n}  :: sistema de escritura {f}
written {adj}  :: escrito
written {adj} /ˈrɪtn̩/ (of, relating or characteristic of writing)  :: escrito {m}
Wroclaw {prop} /ˈvɹɔts.wɑf/ (a city in southwestern Poland)  :: Breslavia {f}
wrong {adj} (immoral)  :: malo
wrong {adj} (improper)  :: incorrecto, falso
wrong {adj} /ɹɔŋ/ (incorrect)  :: incorrecto, falso, equivocado
wrong {n} (something immoral)  :: crimen
wrongdoer {n} (someone who does wrong)  :: malhechor {m}
wrongful {adj} (unlawful)  :: culposo, ilegal
wrongful {adj} (wrong or unjust)  :: injusto, injustificado, indebido
wrongful death statute {n} (statute)  :: estatuto de la muerte por negligencia de otro {m}
wroth {adj} /ɹɔθ/ (full of anger)  :: airado {m}
wrought iron {n} (form of iron that is not cast)  :: hierro forjado {m}
wryneck {n} /ˈɹʌɪnɛk/ (either of two small woodpeckers, Jynx torquilla and Jynx ruficollis)  :: torcecuello {m}
wryneck {n} (torticollis) SEE: torticollis  ::
WTF {initialism} (What the fuck)  :: ¿pero qué coño? [Spain], ¿pero qué demonios? [Spain], ¿pero qué cojones? [Spain], ¿qué chucha? [Chile], ¿qué mierda? [Chile, Argentina], ¿pero que chingados? [Mexico]
WTO {prop} (World Trade Organization)  :: OMC
Wuchiapingian {n}  :: Wuchiapingiense
wuderove {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff  ::
Wuhan {prop} (a sub-provincial city in central China)  :: Wuhan {m}
Wulumuqi {prop} /wuːˈluːmuːˌtʃiː/ (Capital of Xinjiang) SEE: Ürümqi  ::
wunderkind {n} /ˈvʊn.dɚ.kɪnt/ (child prodigy)  :: niño prodigio {m}
wushu {n} (martial art)  :: wushu {m}
wuss out {v} (chicken out) SEE: chicken out  ::
wussy {n} (wuss) SEE: wuss  ::
wuther {v} (To shake vigorously)  :: sacudir
WVO {n} (waste vegetable oil)  :: aceite vegetal usado {m}
WW1 {abbr} (World War I) SEE: World War I  ::
WW2 {abbr} (WWII) SEE: WWII  ::
WWI {abbr} (Abbreviation for WWI)  :: PGM
WWTP {initialism} (wastewater treatment plant)  :: EDAR {f}
wy {n} (name of the letter Y, y) SEE: wye  ::
wye {n} /waɪ/ (name of the letter Y, y)  :: i griega {f}, ye {f}
wynkernel {n} (common moorhen) SEE: common moorhen  ::
Wyoming {prop} /waɪˈoʊmɪŋ/ (US state)  :: Wyoming {m}
wyvern {n} /ˈwaɪvə(ɹ)n/ (mythical dragon-like creature)  :: dragón alado {m}, guiverno {m}