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-s {suffix} /s/ (regular plurals of nouns) :: -s, -es
Saami {prop} (Saami language) :: sami
Saarland {prop} (state) :: Sarre
Sabbath {n} /ˈsæbəθ/ (Jewish Saturday) :: sábado {m}, sabbat {m}
Sabbath {n} (Christian Sunday) :: domingo {m}
Sabbath {n} (witches' Sabbath) :: aquelarre {m}
Sabbath-day {n} (Sabbath day, Sabbath-day, day of the Sabbath) :: día sábado {m}
sabbatical {adj} (relating to the Sabbath) :: sabático
sabbatical {adj} (relating to an extended period of leave) :: sabático
sabbatical {n} (extended period of leave) :: sabático {m}
saber {v} (sabre) SEE: sabre ::
saber-toothed tiger {n} (sabre-toothed tiger) SEE: sabre-toothed tiger ::
sable {n} /ˈseɪbəl/ (animal) :: cebellina {f}
sable {n} (heraldic colour) :: sable
sable {adj} (of black colour on a coat of arms) :: sable
sabot {n} /ˈsæboʊ/ (a wooden shoe worn in various European countries) :: zueco {m}, zuecos {m-p}
sabotage {n} /ˈsæbətɑʒ/ (deliberate action of subversion, obstruction, disruption, destruction) :: sabotaje {m}
sabotage {n} (act with intent to injure) :: sabotaje {m}
sabotage {v} (deliberate destruction to prevent success) :: sabotear
saboteur {n} /ˌsæbəˈtɜː(ɹ)/ (a person who intentionally causes the destruction of property) :: saboteador {m}, saboteadora {f}
sabre {n} /ˈseɪ.bɚ/ (light sword, sharp along the front edge, part of the back edge, and at the point) :: sable {m}
sabre {n} (modern fencing sword modeled after the sabre) :: sable {m}
sabre saw {n} (portable electric jigsaw) :: sierra de sable {f}
sabre-toothed tiger {n} (prehistoric cat) :: diente de sable {m}
saccade {n} /səˈkɑːd/ (rapid jerky movement of the eye) :: sacada {f}, movimiento sacádico {m}
saccharification {n} (hydrolysis of soluble polysaccharides) :: sacarificación {f}
saccharify {v} (convert soluble polysaccharides) :: sacarificar
saccharin {n} /ˈsækəɹɪn/ (white crystalline powder) :: sacarina {f}
saccharine {adj} /ˈsækəɹɪn/ (excessively sweet) :: empalagoso, dulzón
saccharine {adj} (ridiculously sentimental) :: empalagoso
saccharometer {n} (hydrometer) :: sacarímetro {m}
sac fungus {n} (fungus of the phylum Ascomycota) SEE: ascomycete ::
Sacher torte {n} /ˈsɑkɚˌtɔɹt/ (type of chocolate torte) :: tarta Sacher {f}
sack {n} /sæk/ (bag for commodities or items) :: bolsa {f}, saco {m}, costal {m}
sack {n} (the plunder and pillaging of a city) :: saqueo {m}
sack {n} (booty obtained by pillage) :: botín {m}
sack {n} (informal: dismissal from employment) :: despedido {m}
sack {v} (to put in a sack or sacks) :: ensacar
sack {v} (to plunder) :: saquear
sack {v} (informal: to remove from a job or position) :: correr, despedir
sack barrow {n} (two-wheeled vehicle used for moving sacks) SEE: hand truck ::
sackbut {n} (brass instrument) :: sacabuche {m}
sackcloth {n} (figuratively: garment worn as act of penance) :: sambenito {m}
sack man {n} (folkloric character) :: hombre del saco {m}, hombre de la bolsa {m}
sack truck {n} (hand truck) SEE: hand truck ::
sacral {adj} /ˈseɪkɹəl/ ((anatomy) of the sacrum) :: sacro
sacral {adj} (sacred) :: sacral
sacralization {n} /seɪkɹəlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ (developmental abnormality in which the first sacral vertebra becomes fused with the fifth lumbar veterbra) :: sacralización {f}
sacrament {n} (sacred act or ceremony) :: sacramento {m}
sacramental {n} (an object or action which spiritually aids its faithful users) :: sacramental {m}
Sacramento {prop} (Sacramento, the capital city of California) :: Sacramento {m}
sacred {adj} /ˈseɪkɹɪd/ (made holy) :: sagrado, sacro
sacred cow {n} (something which cannot be tampered with) :: vaca sagrada {f}
sacred fig {n} (Ficus religiosa) :: higuera de las pagodas {f}, higuera sagrada {f}
sacred fir {n} (Abies religiosa) :: oyamel {m}
sacred ibis {n} (Threskiornis aethiopicus) :: ibis sagrado {m}
sacred kingfisher {n} (tree kingfisher) :: martín pescador sagrado {m}
sacrificatory {adj} (of or relating to sacrifice) :: sacrificatorio
sacrifice {v} /ˈsækɹɪfaɪs/ (to offer as a gift to a deity) :: sacrificar
sacrifice {v} (to give away something valuable in order to gain something else of value) :: sacrificar
sacrifice {n} (something sacrificed) :: sacrificio {m}
sacrificer {n} (someone who sacrifices) :: sacrificador {m}, sacrificadora {f}
sacrificial {adj} /ˈsæk.ɹɪ.fɪʃ.əl/ (relating to sacrifice) :: sacrificial
sacrilege {n} (desecration, profanation, misuse or violation of something sacred) :: sacrilegio {m}
sacrilegious {adj} /sæk.ɹəˈlɪdʒ.əs/ (committing sacrilege) :: sacrílego
sacrilegiously {adv} (in a sacrilegious manner) :: sacrílegamente
sacristan {n} (person who maintains the sacristy) :: sacristán {m}
sacristy {n} (room in a church) :: sacristía {f}
sacro- {prefix} (of or relating to the sacrum) :: sacro-
sacrosanct {adj} /ˈsæk.ɹoʊˌsæŋkt/ (beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable) :: sacrosanto {m}
sacrum {n} (bone at the base of the spine) :: sacro {m}
sad {adj} /sæd/ (feeling sorrow) :: triste
sad {adj} (dialect: soggy) SEE: soggy ::
Saïda {prop} (port city in Lebanon) SEE: Sidon ::
sadden {v} /ˈsædən/ (make sad or unhappy) :: apenar, entristecer, contristar
saddle {n} /ˈsædl̩/ (seat on an animal) :: silla (de montar) {f}, silla de montar {f}
saddle {n} (harness saddle on an animal) :: silla de montar {f}, sillopín
saddle {n} (seat on a bicycle etc) :: sillín {m}
saddle {v} (to put a saddle on) :: ensillar
saddlebag {n} /sædəlˈbæɡ/ (covered pouch) :: alforja {f}
saddlebag {n} (butt sag) :: culo caído {m}
saddle blanket {n} (blanket under saddle) :: sudadero {m}, faldón {m}, acolchado {m}
saddlecloth {n} :: caparazón {m}
saddlemaker {n} (saddler) SEE: saddler ::
saddle point {n} (geometry) :: punto de silla {m}
saddler {n} (someone who makes and repairs saddles) :: sillero {m}, guarnicionero {m}, guarnicionera {f}
sadism {n} /seɪdɪzəm/ (psychology: the enjoyment of inflicting pain or humiliation) :: sadismo
sadism {n} (sexual gratification from inflicting pain or humiliation, or watching it inflicted) :: sadomasoquismo
sadistic {adj} /səˈdɪstɪk/ (of a person) :: sádico
sadly {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately ::
sadly {adv} /ˈsadli/ (in a sad manner) :: tristemente, con alma en pena, luctuosamente
sadness {n} (state/emotion) :: tristeza {f}
sadness {n} (event causing sadness) :: desgracia {f}, infortunio {m}
sadomasochism {n} /seɪdəʊˈmæsəkɪzəm/ (practices of sadism and masochism collectively) :: sadomasoquismo {m}
sad to say {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately ::
safari {n} /səˈfɑːɹ.i/ (a trip into any undeveloped area) :: safari {m}
safe {adj} /seɪf/ (not in danger) :: seguro, salvo
safe {adj} :: salvo, seguro
safe {n} (box in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping) :: caja fuerte {f}, cofre {m}
safe and sound {adj} (having come to no harm) :: sano y salvo {m}, sana y salva {f}
safe-conduct {n} (document) :: salvoconducto {m}
safe-deposit box {n} (box for holding valuables safe) :: caja de seguridad {f}
safeguard {n} (something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense) :: salvaguardia {f}
safeguard {n} (a safe-conduct, especially in time of war) :: salvaguardia {f}
safeguard {v} (to protect, to keep safe) :: salvaguardar, resguardar
safehouse {n} (secure location) :: refugio {m}
safe sex {n} (sexual activity that minize risks) :: sexo seguro {m}
safety {n} /ˈseɪfti/ (condition or feeling of being safe) :: seguridad {f}
safety {n} (mechanism to prevent accidental firing) :: seguro {m}
safety pin {n} (pin in the form of a clasp) :: imperdible {m}, seguro {m}
safflower {n} (plant) :: alazor {m}
saffron {n} /ˈsæfrən/ (plant) :: azafrán {m}
saffron {n} (spice) :: azafrán {m}
saffron {n} (colour) :: azafrán {m}
saffron {adj} (having an orange-yellow colour) :: de azafrán
saffron {v} (to add saffron to) :: azafranar
sag {v} /sæɡ/ (to sink) :: ahondar
saga {n} /ˈsɑːɡə/ (Old Norse Icelandic prose) :: saga {f}
saga {n} (long epic story) :: saga {f}
sagacious {adj} /səˈɡeɪʃəs/ (having or showing keen discernment) :: sagaz
sagaciously {adv} (in a sagacious manner) :: sagazmente
sagacity {n} /səˈɡæsəti/ (quality of being sage) :: sagacidad {f}, sagaz
sage {adj} /seɪdʒ/ (wise) :: sabio
sage {n} (wise person) :: sabio {m}
sage {n} (plant) :: salvia {f}
sage grouse {n} (Centrocercus urophasianus) :: urogallo de las artemisas {m}
saggar {n} /ˈsæɡ.əɹ/ (ceramic container) :: gaceta refractaria {f}
Sagitta {prop} (constellation) :: Sagita
sagittal {adj} /səˈdʒɪtəl/ (in the direction from dorsal to ventral) :: sagital
Sagittarius {prop} /sædʒɪˈtɛɹɪəs/ (constellation) :: Sagitario {m}
Sagittarius {prop} (astrological sign) :: Sagitario
sago {n} (a powdered starch obtained from certain palms used as a food thickener) :: sagú {m}
sago {n} (any of the palms from which sago is extracted) :: sagú {m}
saguaro {n} (large cactus) :: saguaro {m}
Sagunto {prop} (town in Spain) :: Sagunto {m}
Sahara {prop} /səˈhɛəɹə/ (desert) :: Sáhara {m}, Sahara {m}
Sahrawi {adj} /səˈɹɑːwi/ (related to Western Sahara) :: saharaui
Sahrawi {n} (a person from Western Sahara) :: saharaui {m} {f}
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic {prop} (a partially recognised state in Western Sahara) :: República Árabe Saharaui Democrática {f}
said {adj} (mentioned earlier) :: dicho
said {determiner} (mentioned earlier) :: dicho
said and done {adj} (agreed to and accomplished or finished) :: dicho y hecho
saiga {n} (antelope) :: saiga {m}
Saigon {prop} (Ho Chi Minh City) SEE: Ho Chi Minh City ::
sail {n} /seɪl/ (a piece of fabric attached to a boat) :: vela {f}
sail {n} (the blade of a windmill) :: aspa {f}
sail {n} :: vela {f}
sail {v} (to ride in a boat, especially sailboat) :: navegar
sail {n} (sailfish) SEE: sailfish ::
sailboat {n} /ˈseɪlˌboʊt/ (a boat propelled by a sail) :: embarcación a vela {f}, velero {m}
sailfish {n} (fish) :: pez vela {m}
sailing {n} /ˈseɪlɪŋ/ (motion across water) :: navegación {f}
sailing {n} (skill to operate a vessel) :: náutica {f}
sailing ship {n} (type of ship) :: embarcación a vela {f}
sailmaker {n} (occupation) :: velero {m}
sailor {n} /ˈseɪlɚ/ (worker on a ship) :: marinero {m}
sailplane {n} (sailplane) SEE: glider ::
sainfoin {n} /ˈseɪnfɔɪn/ (perennial herbs) :: pipirigallo {m}, esparceta {f}
saint {n} /seɪnt/ (person proclaimed as saint) :: santo {m}, santa {f}
saint {n} ((figuratively) a person with positive qualities) :: santo {m}, santa {f}
Saint {n} /seɪnt/ (title given to a saint) :: San {m}, Santa {f}
Saint Andrew's cross {n} (cross that has a form of two intersecting oblique bars) :: cruz de San Andrés {f}, sotuer {m}, sautor {m}, aspa {f}, cruz aspada {f}
Saint Barbara {prop} (saint) :: Santa Barbara {f}
Saint Bernard {n} /ˈseɪnt bəɹˈnɑɹd/ (Saint Bernard breed of Dog) :: San Bernardo {m} {f}
Saint-Denis {prop} (administrative capital of Réunion) :: Saint-Denis {m}
Saint George {prop} (Patron saint of England and several other places) :: San Jorge {m}
Saint Helena {prop} /seɪnt həˈliːnə/ (island in the Atlantic Ocean) :: Santa Helena {f}
sainthood {n} (state of being a saint) :: santidad {f}
Saint John's bread {n} (carob) SEE: carob ::
Saint Kitts and Nevis {prop} /seɪnt ˌkɪts ænd ˈniː.vɪs/ (a country in the Caribbean) :: San Cristóbal y Nieves
Saint Lucia {prop} /seɪnt ˈluː.ʃə/ (country in the Caribbean) :: Santa Lucía {f}
Saint Lucian {adj} (Of, or pertaining to, Saint Lucia or its culture or people) :: santalucense
Saint Lucian {n} (Someone from Saint Lucia or of Saint Lucian descent) :: santalucense {m} {f}
Saint Mary {prop} (the mother of Jesus Christ) :: Santa María {f}
Saint Nicholas {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus ::
Saint Nicholas {prop} (4th-century Greek bishop, patron of children and marines) :: San Nicolás {m}
saintpaulia {n} (African violet) SEE: African violet ::
Saint Petersburg {prop} (city in Russia) :: San Petersburgo {m}
Saint Pierre and Miquelon {prop} (overseas territory of France) :: San Pedro y Miquelón
Saint Valentine's Day {prop} (Saint Valentine's Day) :: día de san Valentín {m}
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines {prop} /seɪnt ˈvɪnt.sənt ænd ðə ˌɡɹɛn.əˈdiːnz/ (country in the Caribbean) :: San Vicente y las Granadinas
Saiva {n} (worshiper of Siva or practicer of Shaivism) :: shivaísta
sake {n} /seɪk/ (cause, interest or account) :: causa {f} , gracia {f}
sake {n} (purpose or end; reason) :: razón {f}, motivo {m} , gracia {f}
sake {n} (benefit) :: bien {m} , gracia {f}
sake {n} (contention, strife; guilt) :: gracia {f}
sake {n} /sɑːkeɪ/ (Japanese rice wine) :: sake
saker {n} /ˈseɪkə/ (falcon) :: halcón sacre {m}
Sakhalin {prop} /ˌsækəˈliːn/ (island in Russia) :: Sajalín {m}
Sakmarian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period) :: Sakmariense
sakura {n} (cherry) SEE: cherry ::
sakura {n} (cherry blossom) SEE: cherry blossom ::
sakura {n} (cherry tree) SEE: cherry tree ::
salaam alaikum {interj} (peace be upon you [Muslim greeting]) :: salam
salacious {adj} /səˈleɪʃəs/ (promoting sexual desire or lust) :: salaz
salacious {adj} :: salaz
salaciousness {n} (state or characteristic of being salacious) :: salacidad {f}, lascivia {f}
salacity {n} (the state or quality of being salacious) :: salacidad {f}
salad {n} /ˈsæləd/ (food) :: ensalada {f}
salad bowl {n} (bowl for salad) :: ensaladera {f}
Saladin {prop} /ˈsælədɪn/ (first sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty) :: Saladín {m}, Saladino {m}
Salafism {n} (a Sunni Islamic movement) :: salafismo {m}
Salamanca {prop} (city) :: Salamanca
Salamanca {prop} (province) :: Salamanca
Salamancan {adj} (of, pertaining to, or from Salamanca) :: salamantino
Salamancan {n} (a person from Salamanca) :: salamantino {m}, salamantina {f}
salamander {n} /ˈsæləˌmændə/ (amphibian) :: salamandra {f}
salamander {n} (mythical creature) :: salamandra {f}
salamander {n} (small broiler) :: salamandra {f}
salami {n} (penis) SEE: penis ::
salami {n} /səˈlɑːmɪ]/ (sausage) :: salami {m}
Salamis {prop} (island in the Saronic Gulf) :: Salamina {f}
salary {n} /ˈsælɚi/ (fixed amount of money paid on monthly or annual basis) :: salario {m}, sueldo {m}
salat {n} (Islamic prayer) :: salat {m}
salbutamol {n} /sælˈbjuːtəmɒl/ (short-acting bronchodilator) :: salbutamol {m}
sale {n} /seɪl/ (exchange of goods or services for currency or credit) :: venta {f}
sale {n} (sale of goods at reduced prices) :: liquidación {f}, rebaja {f}
saleable {adj} /ˈseɪləbl̩/ (suitable for sale) :: vendible
Salekhard {prop} (city in Russia) :: Salejard {m}
Salerno {prop} (province) :: Salerno
Salerno {prop} (city) :: Salerno
salesman {n} (man whose job it is to sell things) :: vendedor {m}
salesperson {n} (person who sells) :: vendedor {m}
sales pitch {n} (presentation to persuade a customer) :: rollo publicitario, argumentario
saleswoman {n} (woman whose occupation is to sell things) :: vendedora {f}
salicylate {n} (any salt or ester of salicylic acid) :: salicilato {m}
salicylic acid {n} (salicylic acid) :: ácido salicílico {m}
saline {adj} /ˈseɪliːn/ (salty) :: salino
salineness {n} (salineness) SEE: salinity ::
salinity {n} /seɪˈlɪnəti/ (quality of being saline) :: salinidad {f}
salinity {n} (concentration of salt) :: salinidad {f}
salinize {v} /ˈsælɪnaɪz/ (become or render salty) :: salinizar
saliva {n} /səˈlaɪvə/ (liquid secreted into the mouth) :: saliva {f}
salivary {adj} /ˈsælɪˌvɛɹi/ (of or pertaining to saliva) :: salival
salivary gland {n} (Any of exocrine glands producing saliva to break down carbohydrates in food enzymatically) :: glándula salival {f}
salivate {v} /ˈsælɪveɪt/ (to produce saliva) :: salivar
salivation {n} (process of producint saliva) :: salivación {f}
sallet {n} (type of light spherical helmet) :: celada {f}
sally {n} (willow) SEE: willow ::
salmon {n} /ˈsæmən/ (fish) :: salmón {m}
salmon {n} (colour) :: salmón {m}
salmon {adj} (colour) :: asalmonado, salmón
salmonberry {n} (fruit) :: salmonberry {m}, salmónberi {m}, salmónberry {m}
salmon trout {n} (rainbow trout) SEE: rainbow trout ::
salo {n} (non-rendered pig fat) :: salo {m}
salon {n} /səˈlɒn/ (large room) :: salón {m}, sala {f}
saloon {n} (sedan) SEE: sedan ::
salpingectomy {n} (operation) :: salpingectomía {f}
salpinx {n} (Fallopian tube) SEE: Fallopian tube ::
salsa {n} /ˈsɑl.sə/ (spicy tomato sauce) :: salsa mexicana {f}, salsa picante {f}
salsatheque {n} (discotheque that only plays salsa music) :: salsateca {f}
salt {n} /sɔlt/ (sodium chloride) :: sal {f}
salt {n} (compound of an acid and a base) :: sal {f}
salt {adj} (salty) :: salado
salt {adj} (saline) :: salino
salt {v} (to add salt to) :: salar
salt {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh ::
Salta {prop} (province) :: Salta
saltbush {n} /ˈsɔːltˌbʊʃ/ (plant of the genus Atriplex) :: armuelle {m}
salt cellar {n} (container holding salt for use in the kitchen or on a dining table) :: salero {m}
salt cod {n} (Cod that has been dried and salted) :: bacalao {m}
salted {adj} (to which salt has been added) :: salado {m}
saltgrass {n} (Distichlis spicata) :: grama salada {f}
saltine {n} (salty cracker) :: galleta de soda {f}
saltiness {n} (property of being, or tasting, salty) :: salado {m}, sabor a sal {m}
salting {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh ::
salting {n} (act) :: salazón {f}
salting {n} (act of adding bogus evidence) :: siembra de evidencia {f}
saltire {n} (Saint Andrew's cross) SEE: Saint Andrew's cross ::
salt lick {n} (block of salt) :: salegar {m}
salt marsh {n} (marsh of saline water) :: saladar {m}, salina {f}, marisma salina {f}
salt of the earth {n} (a decent, dependable person) :: sal de la tierra
salt pan {n} (A flat expanse of ground covered with salt) :: salinera {f}
salt pan {n} (A man-made pond where salty water is evaporated) :: salinera {f}
salt shaker {n} (a small container designed to hold salt and facilitate sprinkling) :: salero {m}
salt water {n} (brine) SEE: brine ::
salty {adj} /ˈsɒl.ti/ (tasting of salt) :: salado
salty {adj} (containing salt) :: salado {m}, salada {f}
salty dog {n} (seadog) SEE: seadog ::
salubrious {adj} /səˈluː.bɹiː.əs/ (promoting health) :: salubre
Saluki {n} /səˈɫuki/ (Saluki breed of dog) :: Saluki {m}, perro real de Egipto {m}
salutary {adj} /ˈsæljətɛɹi/ (promoting good health and physical well-being) :: saludable, bueno
salute {n} :: saludo {m}, venia {f}
Salvador {prop} (male given name) :: Salvador
Salvadoran {n} (a person from El Salvador) :: salvadoreño {m}
Salvadoran {adj} (of or pertaining to El Salvador) :: salvadoreño
Salvadorian {n} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran ::
Salvadorian {adj} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran ::
salvage {n} /ˈsælvɪdʒ/ (the rescue of a ship, its crew or its cargo from a hazardous situation) :: salvamento {m}, rescate {m}
salvage {v} (to rescue) :: rescatar
salvation {n} /sælˈveɪʃən/ (the process of being saved (religion)) :: salvación {f}
Salvation Army {prop} (Protestant Christian church and international charitable organization) :: Ejército de Salvación {m}
salve {n} /sælv/ (ointment, cream or balm) :: ungüento {m}, pomada {f}, bálsamo {m}
salvo {n} /ˈsælvoʊ/ (concentrated fire from pieces of artillery) :: salva {f}, andanada {f}
Salzburg {prop} (state) :: Salzburgo
Salzburg {prop} (capital) :: Salzburgo
samara {n} (winged indehiscent fruit of trees such as the ash, elm or maple) :: sámara {f}
Samara {prop} (city in Russia) :: Samara
Samaritan {n} /səˈmæɹɪtən/ (a native or inhabitant of Samaria) :: samaritano {m}, samaritana {f}
Samaritan {adj} (of or relating to Samaria or the Samaritans) :: samaritano {m}
samarium {n} /səˈmæɹɪəm/ (chemical element) :: samario {m}
Samarkand {prop} /ˈsæmə(ɹ)kænd/ (city in Uzbekistan) :: Samarcanda, Samarkanda
samba {n} (Brazilian ballroom dance) :: samba {f}
sambadrome {n} /ˈsæmbədɹəʊm/ (exhibition place for samba schools in Brazil) :: sambódromo {m}
sambuca {n} /sæmˈbukə/ (Italian liqueur made from elderberries and flavoured with licorice) :: sambuca {f}
sambuca {n} /sæmˈb(j)ukə/ (ancient triangular harp having a sharp, shrill tone) :: sambuca {f}
same {adj} /seɪm/ (not different as regards self; identical) :: mismo
same {adj} (similar, alike) :: mismo
same {pron} (the identical thing) :: mismo {m}
same {pron} (something similar, something of the identical type) :: mismo {m}
same old story {n} (the repetition of an annoying occurrence) :: cantaleta {f}, sota, caballo y rey
same-sex marriage {n} (gay marriage) SEE: gay marriage ::
same to you {phrase} (I wish to you what you have just wished to me) :: igualmente
Sami {prop} (any of the languages of the Sami) :: sami
samlaw {n} (pedicab) SEE: pedicab ::
Sammarinese {adj} (of, or pertaining to, San Marino) :: sanmarinense {m} {f}
Sammarinese {n} (someone from San Marino) :: sanmarinense {m} {f}
Samoa {prop} /səˈmoʊ.ə/ (Independent State of Samoa) :: Samoa
Samoan {n} (person) :: samoano {m}, samoana {f}
Samoan {adj} (of or pertaining to Samoa) :: samoano {m}, samoana {f}
Samogitia {prop} (Samogitia) :: Samogitia {f}
Samogitian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the region of Samogitia, or its people) :: samogitiano
Samogitian {prop} (Baltic language spoken in Samogitia) :: samogitiano
samogon {n} (moonshine) SEE: moonshine ::
samosa {n} (Indian snack) :: samosa {f}
samovar {n} (metal urn with a spigot, for boiling water for making tea) :: samovar {m}
Samoyedic {adj} (of or pertaining to these languages) :: samoyedo
sampan {n} (Chinese boat) :: junco {m}
samphire {n} /ˈsæm.faɪ.ə(ɹ)/ (marsh samphire) :: salicornia {f}
samphire {n} (rock samphire) :: hinojo marino {m}, perejil marino {m}
sample {n} /ˈsæm.pəl/ (part taken for inspection) :: muestra {f}, ejemplar {m}
sample {n} (statistics) :: muestra {f}
sample {n} (cooking) :: prueba {f}
sample {v} (to take or to test a sample or samples of) :: samplear, muestrear
sampling {n} (process or technique of obtaining a representative sample) :: muestreo
Samson {prop} (Israelite judge) :: Sansón {m}
Samuel {prop} /ˈsæmjuəl/ (male given name) :: Samuel
Samuel {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Samuel {m}
Samuel {prop} (biblical person) :: Samuel
samurai {n} /ˈsæm(j)ʊɹaɪ/ (feudal Japanese warrior) :: samurái {m}
Sana'a {prop} (capital of Yemen) :: Saná
San Antonio {prop} /sænənˈtoʊnioʊ/ (Texan city) :: San Antonio {m}
sanation {n} (act of healing or curing) :: sanación {f}, cura {f}
sanatorium {n} (institution that treats chronic diseases, and provides supervised recuperation and convalescence) :: sanatorio {m}
séance {n} /ˈseɪˌɑns/ (a ceremony where people try to communicate with the spirits) :: sesión espiritista {f}
San Cristóbal de La Laguna {prop} (city) :: San Cristóbal de La Laguna
sanctify {v} /ˈsæŋk.tɪ.faɪ/ (to make holy) :: santificar
sanctify {v} (to purify) :: santificar
sanctify {v} (to endorse) :: santificar
sanctimonious {adj} /ˌsæŋk.tɪˈmoʊ.ni.əs/ (making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically) :: santurrón {m}, [colloquial] santón {m}, gazmoño {m}, mojigato {m}, [Bol.] pechoño {m}
sanctimonious {adj} (holy, devout) :: santón {m}
sanctimoniousness {n} :: moralina
sanction {n} /ˈsæŋkʃən/ (approval, by an authority, that makes something valid) :: autorización {f}, aprobación {f}, decreto {m}
sanction {n} (penalty, coercive measure) :: sanción {f}, decreto {m}
sanction {v} (to give authorization or approval to) :: ratificar, autorizar, aprobar
sanction {v} (to penalize a state, especially for violating international law) :: sancionar
sanction {v} :: sancionar
sanctity {n} (holiness) SEE: holiness ::
sanctuary city {n} (sanctuary city) :: ciudad santuario {f}
sanctum sanctorum {n} (Holy of Holies) :: sanctasanctórum {m}
sanctum sanctorum {n} (person's sanctuary) :: sanctasanctórum {m}
sand {n} /sænd/ (finely ground rock) :: arena {f}
sand {n} (beach) :: playa {f}
sand {v} (to abrade with sand or sandpaper) :: lijar
sand {v} :: lijar
sandal {n} /sændəl/ (type of footwear) :: sandalia {f}, chala {f} [Chile], chinela {f} [Bolivia]; (sandal with flat sole and crossed leather straps) chancleta {f}, caite {m} [Guatemala, Nicaragua], cutara {m} [Eastern Cuba], huarache {m} [Mexico]
sandal {n} (sandalwood) SEE: sandalwood ::
sandalwood {n} /ˈsandəlwʊd/ (any of various tropical trees of the genus Santalum) :: sándalo {m}
sandalwood {n} (the aromatic heartwood of the trees of the genus Santalum) :: sándalo {m}
sandalwood {n} :: árbol de sándalo
sandbag {n} (a bag filled with sand) :: saco de arena {m}
sandbank {n} (ridge of sand) :: banco de arena {m}
sandboarding {n} (activity resembling snowboarding but performed on sand) :: sandboard {m}, sandboarding {m}
sandbox {n} /ˈsændbɑks/ (box with sand for children) :: arenero {m}, salvadera
sandbox {n} :: arenero {m}
sandcastle {n} (a sculpture made of sand and resembling a miniature castle) :: castillo de arena {m}
sand cat {n} (small wild cat) :: gato de las arenas {m}, gato del desierto {m}
sand crab {n} (crab of the Hippoidea superfamily) :: chanchito {m}, pulga del mar {f}
sand dune {n} (mound of windblown sand) :: duna de arena {f}
sander {n} /ˈsændɚ/ (machine for sanding) :: lijadora {f}
sanderling {n} (Calidris alba) :: playero {m}, correlimos {m}
sandfly {n} (fly of Lutzomyia or Phlebotomus) :: mosquito simúlido {m}, jején {m}
sandgrouse {n} /ˈsændˌɡɹaʊs/ (birds in the family Pteroclididae) :: ganga {f}
sandhi {n} (phonological process) :: sandhi {m}
San Diegan {n} (someone from San Diego) :: sandieguino {m}, sandieguina {f}
Sandinista {n} (member of the Sandinista National Liberation Fron) :: sandinista {m} {f}
sandman {n} /ˈsænd.mæn/ (figure who brings good sleep and dreams) :: arenero {m}
sand martin {n} (bird) :: avión zapador {m}, golondrina zapadora {f}
sandpaper {n} /ˈsændˌpeɪpɚ/ (paper coated with abrasive material) :: lija {f}, papel de lija {m}
sandpaper {v} (to polish or grind a surface) :: lijar
sandpiper {n} /ˈsænd.paɪpɚ/ (bird of the family Scolopacidae) :: playero {m}, correlimos {m}
sandstone {n} /ˈsændˌstoʊn/ (sand/clay sedimentary rock) :: arenisca {f}
sandstorm {n} (strong wind carrying clouds of sand) :: tormenta de arena {f}
sandwich {n} /ˈsænˌ(d)wɪt͡ʃ/ (snack consisting of two slices of bread) :: sándwich {m}, [Colombia, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Venezuela] sánduche, [Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela] sánguche, emparedado {m}, [Mexico] torta {f}, [Spain] bocadillo {m}, bocata {m}
sandwich bar {n} :: bocatería {f} [Spain], bocadillería {f} [Spain], sandwichería {f}
sandwich bread {n} (bread that is prepared to make sandwich) :: pan de molde {m}
Sandwich tern {n} (species of tern, Thalasseus sandvicensis) :: charrán patinegro {m}
sandy {adj} /ˈsændi/ (covered with sand) :: arenoso
sandy {adj} (like sand) :: arenoso {m}
sane {adj} /seɪn/ (mentally healthy) :: cuerdo
Saône {prop} /soʊn/ (French river) :: Saona {m}
San Francisco {prop} /ˌsæn fɹənˈsɪskoʊ/ (San Francisco, California city) :: San Francisco {m}
sang-froid {n} /sɑŋˈfɹɑ/ (composure, level-headedness, coolness in trying circumstances) :: sangre fría {f}
sangoma {n} (witch doctor) SEE: witch doctor ::
sangria {n} /sæŋˈɡɹiːə/ (Spanish wine drink with fruit, sugar and soda) :: sangría {f}
sanguine {adj} /ˈsæŋ.ɡwɪn/ (having the colour of blood; red) :: rojo {m}, roja {f}, sanguíneo
sanguine {adj} (characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood) :: sanguíneo
sanguine {adj} (warm; ardent) :: sanguíneo
sanguine {n} (blood red colour) :: sanguíneo
sanguinolent {adj} /sæŋˈɡwɪnələnt/ (containing or tinged with blood) :: sangriento, sanguinolento
sanitary {adj} (of health) :: sanitario
sanitary napkin {n} (pad of cotton or other absorbent material) :: compresa {f} [Spain], toalla sanitaria {f} [Latin America], Modess {f} [Venezuela, colloquial], toallita {f} [Argentina, colloquial]
sanitary towel {n} (pad of cotton) SEE: sanitary napkin ::
sanitation {n} :: higiene {f}, saneamiento {m}
sanitize {v} /ˈsænətaɪz/ (to free from microorganisms) :: sanear
San José {prop} (the capital of Costa Rica) :: San José {m}
San José {prop} (A city in California, USA) SEE: San Jose ::
San Jose {prop} /ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/ (a city in California, USA) :: San José
San Juan {prop} (province) :: San Juan
San Luis {prop} (province) :: San Luis
San Luis Potosí {prop} (state of Mexico) :: San Luis Potosí {f}
San Marino {prop} /ˌsæn məˈɹi.noʊ/ (Republic of San Marino) :: San Marino {m}
San Melchor Betaza {prop} (a municipality of Oaxaca, Mexico) :: San Melchor Betaza
sans {prep} (without) SEE: without ::
San Salvador {prop} /sæn ˈsælvədɔɹ/ (capital of El Salvador) :: San Salvador {m}
San Sebastián {prop} /ˌsæn ˌsɛbəsˈtjɑːn/ (coastal city of Spain) :: San Sebastián
Sanskrit {n} /ˈsænskɹɪt/ (language) :: sánscrito {m}
sans serif {adj} /ˈsæn ˈsɛɹɪf/ (without serifs) :: palo seco, paloseco
Santa {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus ::
Santa Claus {prop} /ˈsæn.təˌklɑz/ (fictional figure) :: Santo Clos [Mexico], Papá Noel [Spain, South America], Viejito Pascuero [Chile], San Nicolas
Santa Cruz de Tenerife {prop} (city) :: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Santa Fé {prop} (city) :: Santa Fe
Santa Fe {prop} (capital city of New Mexico) :: Santa Fe
Santiago {prop} (city in Chile) :: Santiago {m}, Santiago de Chile {m}
Santiago de Chile {prop} (Santiago) SEE: Santiago ::
Santiago de Compostela {prop} (city) :: Santiago de Compostela {m}
Santiago del Estero {prop} (province) :: Santiago del Estero
Santiam berry {n} (a California blackberry and loganberry hybrid berry plant and its fruit) :: mora santiam {f}
Santo Domingo {prop} (the capital city of the Dominican Republic) :: Santo Domingo {m}, Santo Domingo de Guzmán {m}
santol {n} (fruit) :: santol {m}
Santonian {prop} (subdivision of the Late Cretaceous epoch) :: Santoniense
saola {n} (ruminant) :: saola {m}, buey de vu quang
sap {n} /sæp/ (juice of plant) :: savia
sap {n} (slang: saphead) :: simplon {m}
sap {v} (undermine) :: zapar, socavar
sapiosexual {adj} (Sexually attracted to intelligence or the human mind.) :: sapiosexual
sapling {n} /ˈsæplɪŋ/ (young tree) :: pimpollo {m}, virgulto, arborelo, saviolo {m}
sapling {n} (youth) :: pimpollo {m}, jovencito {m}, joven {m}, muchacho {m}
sapodilla {n} /ˌsæpəˈdɪlə/ (tree) :: chicozapote {m} [Mexico, Guatemala], níspero {m} [Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela]
sapodilla {n} (fruit) :: chicozapote {m} [Mexico, Guatemala], níspero {m} [Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela]
saponify {v} (to convert into soap) :: saponificar
saponin {n} (steroid glycoside) :: saponina {f}
sapper {n} (one who saps; combat engineer) :: zapador {m}
Sapphic {adj} /ˈsæf.ɪk/ (relating to the Greek poetess Sappho or her poetry) :: sáfico, lesbio
sapphire {n} /ˈsæf.aɪ̯ɚ/ (gem) :: zafiro {m}
sapphire {n} (corundum) :: zafiro {m}
sapphire {n} (type of hummingbird) :: esmeralda gorgiazul {f}
sapphism {n} /ˈsæf.ɪzm̩/ (lesbianism) :: safismo
Sappho {prop} (Greek female name) :: Safo
Sapporo {prop} (a city of Japan) :: Sapporo {m}
saprophyte {n} /ˈsæpɹəʊfaɪt/ (organism that lives on dead organic matter) :: saprofito {m}, saprofita {f}
saprophytic {adj} (Relating to saprophytes) :: saprofito
sapsucker {n} /ˈsæpˌsʌkəɹ/ (Sphyrapicus) :: chupasavia {m}
sapwood {n} /ˈsapwʊd/ (wood just under the bark) :: albura {f}, alburno {m}
Sara {prop} (female given name) SEE: Sarah ::
Saracen {n} /ˈsæɹəˌsən/ (member of a nomadic people from the Sinai near the Roman province of Arabia in the early centuries CE) :: sarraceno {m}, sarracena {f}
Saracen {n} (Arab or any Muslim, especially one involved in the Crusades) :: sarraceno {m}, sarracena {f}
Saragossan {adj} (from Saragossa) :: zaragozano {m}, zaragozana {f}
Saragossan {n} (someone from Saragossa) :: zaragozano {m}, zaragozana {f}
Saraguro {n} (person) :: saraguro {m}, saragura {f}
Sarah {prop} /ˈsɛɹə/ (the wife of Abraham) :: Sara
Sarah {prop} (given name from Hebrew) :: Sara
Sarai {prop} (female given name) :: Sarai
Sarajevan {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to, Sarajevo) :: sarajevita
Sarajevan {n} (someone from Sarajevo) :: sarajevita {m}
Saratov {prop} (city) :: Sarátov {m}
sarcasm {n} /ˈsɑːɹˌkæzəm/ (derision, facetiousness) :: sarcasmo
sarcastic {adj} /sɑɹˈkæstik/ (Containing sarcasm) :: sarcástico
sarcastic {adj} (Having the personality trait of expressing sarcasm) :: sarcástico
sarcastically {adv} (in a sarcastic manner) :: sarcásticamente
sarcocarp {n} /ˈsɑː(ɹ)kəkɑː(ɹ)p/ (fleshy part of a stone fruit) :: sarcocarpio {m}
sarcocarp {n} (fruit which is fleshy) :: fruto carnoso {m}
sarcoma {n} /sɑɹˈkoʊmə/ (type of malignant tumor) :: sarcoma {m}
sarcomere {n} /ˈsɑɹ.koʊˌmɪɹ/ (contractile unit in a striated muscle's myofibril) :: sarcómero {m}
sarcophagus {n} /sɑː(ɹ)ˈkɒfəɡəs/ (coffin) :: sarcófago {m}
sardine {n} (fish) :: sardina {f}
Sardinia {prop} /sɑɹˈdɪniə/ (island of Italy) :: Cerdeña {f}
Sardinian {prop} (language) :: sardo {m}
Sardinian {adj} (relating to Sardinia) :: sardo
Sardinian {n} (person from Sardinia) :: sardo {m}, sarda {f}
sardonic {adj} /sɑɹˈdɑːnɪk/ (scornfully mocking) :: sardónico {m}
sardonic {adj} (ironically humorous) :: sardónico
sardonically {adv} (in a sardonic manner) :: sardónicamente
sardonyx {n} (gemstone banded with red sard) :: sardónix {m} {f}, sardónice {m} {f}, sardónica {f}
Sargon {prop} (emperor) :: Sargón {m}
sari {n} /ˈsɑː.ɹi/ (cloth) :: sari {m}
sarin {n} (neurotoxin) :: sarín {m}
Sarkozy {prop} (surname) :: Sarkozy, Sarcosí
sarmentose {n} (monosaccharide) :: sarmentosa {f}
sarong {n} /səˈɹɔːŋ/ (garment made of printed cloth wrapped about the waist) :: sarong {m}, pareo {m}
SARS {prop} (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) :: SRAS {m}
sarsaparilla {n} /ˌsæspəˈɹɪlə/ (vine of the genus Smilax) :: zarzaparrilla {f}
sartorial {adj} /sɑɹˈtɔɹ.i.əl/ (of or relating to tailoring or clothing) :: sartorial
sartorius {n} /sɑː(ɹ)ˈtɔːɹ.i.əs/ (anatomy: a muscle) :: sartorio {m}
sash {n} (decorative length of cloth) :: banda {f}, faja {f}
sashimi {n} /saʃɪmɪ/ (dish of slices of raw fish or meat) :: sashimi
Saskatchewan {prop} /səˈskætʃ.əˌwɑːn/ (Province in western Canada) :: Saskatchewan {m}
sasquatch {n} /ˈsæskwɒtʃ/ (a hairy humanoid creature) :: Sascuache {m}
sass {n} /sæs/ (backtalk,sarcasm,cheek) :: descaro, descoco
sassafras {n} /ˈsasəfɹas/ (tree of the species Sassafras) :: sasafrás {m}
sassafras {n} (dried bark of the sassafras tree) :: sasafrás {m}
sassy {adj} /ˈsasi/ (bold and spirited, cheeky, impudent, saucy) :: descarado, fresco, insolente
sassy {adj} (somewhat sexy and provocative) :: provocativo {m}, provocativa {f}
sassy {adj} (lively, vigorous) :: animado, vigoroso, vivaz, vivo
Satan {prop} /ˈseɪtən/ (the Devil) :: Satanás {m}, Satán {m}
satanic {adj} /seɪˈtænɪk/ (relating to Satan) :: satánico
satanical {adj} (satanic) SEE: satanic ::
Satanism {n} /ˈseɪtənɪzm/ (devil worship) :: satanismo {m}
Satanism {n} (a religion founded by Anton Szandor LaVey) :: satanismo {m}
satay {n} /sæˈteɪ/ (dish) :: satay {m}
satchel {n} /ˈsætʃəl/ (bag or case with one or two shoulder straps) :: mochila {f}
sate {v} /seɪt/ (To satisfy; fill up) :: saciar
sateen {n} (a type of shiny cotton cloth) :: satén {m}
satellite {n} /ˈsætəlaɪt/ (a body orbiting a larger one) :: satélite {m}
satellite {n} (man-made apparatus designed to be placed in orbit around a celestial body) :: satélite {m}
satellite dish {n} (parabolic antenna) :: antena parabólica {f}
satiate {v} /seɪʃɪˈeɪt/ (satisfy) :: saciar
satiate {v} (satisfy to excess) :: saciar
satiation {n} (satiety) SEE: satiety ::
satiety {n} /səˈtaɪ.ə.ti/ (state of being perfectly satiated) :: saciedad {f}
satin {n} /ˈsætɪn/ (cloth with a glossy surface and a dull back) :: raso {m}, satén {m}
satire {n} /ˈsætaɪɹ/ (literary technique) :: sátira {f}
satiric {adj} (satirical) SEE: satirical ::
satirical {adj} (of or pertaining to satire) :: satírico
satirically {adv} (in a satiric manner) :: satíricamente
satisfaction {n} /sætɪsˈfækʃən/ (fulfillment of a need or desire) :: satisfacción
satisfaction {n} :: satisfacción {f}
satisfactorily {adv} (in satisfactory manner) :: satisfactoriamente
satisfactory {adj} /sætɪsˈfækt(ə)ɹi/ (adequate or sufficient) :: satisfactorio
satisfied {adj} /ˈsætɪsfaɪd/ (in a state of satisfaction) :: satisfecho {m}
satisfy {v} /ˈsætɪsfaɪ/ (to meet needs, to fulfill) :: satisfacer
satisfy {v} (to satisfy) SEE: respond ::
satisfying {adj} (that satisfies) :: satisfactorio
satrap {n} /ˈseɪtɹæp/ (governor of a Persian province) :: sátrapa {m}
satrapy {n} (territory) :: satrapía {f}
Satu Mare {prop} (city in Romania) :: Satu Mare
saturate {v} /ˈsætʃəˌɹeɪt/ (to become penetrated or soaked) :: empapar
saturate {v} (to cause a substance to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can hold) :: saturar
saturation {n} (the act of saturating or the process of being saturated) :: saturación {f}
saturation {n} (chemistry: state of a saturated solution) :: saturación {f}
saturation {n} (vividness of color) :: saturación {f}, pureza {f}
Saturday {n} /ˈsætɚdi/ (day of the week) :: sábado {m}
Saturn {prop} /ˈsæ.tɝn/ (planet) :: Saturno {m}
Saturn {prop} (god) :: Saturno {m}
saturnal {adj} (Of or pertaining to Saturn) :: saturnal
saturnine {adj} /ˈsæɾɚˌnaɪn/ (gloomy, depressed, dull) :: saturnino {m}, saturnina {f}, soturno
saturnism {n} (lead poisoning) SEE: plumbism ::
satyr {n} /ˈseɪt.əɹ/ (Greek mythology) :: sátiro {m}
satyriasis {n} (uncontrollable sexual desire) :: satiriasis {f}
sauce {n} /sɔs/ (liquid condiment) :: salsa {f}
sauce {n} (booze) :: [Mexico] chupe {m}
sauce {v} (apply sauce) :: salsear
saucepan {n} /ˈsɔsˌpæn/ (deep cooking vessel) :: cacerola {f}
saucer {n} /ˈsɔ.səɹ/ (small dish) :: platillo {m}
Saudi {prop} (Saudi Arabia) SEE: Saudi Arabia ::
Saudi {n} /ˈsaʊdi/ (person from Saudi Arabia) :: saudí {m} {f}, saudita {m} {f}
Saudi {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia) :: saudí {m} {f}, saudita {m} {f}
Saudi Arabia {prop} /ˌsaʊdiː əˈɹeɪbi.ə/ (country in the Middle East) :: Arabia Saudí {f}, Arabia Saudita {f}
Saudi Arabian {n} (person from Saudi Arabia) :: saudí {m} {f}
Saudi Arabian {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia) :: saudí {m} {f}
sauerkraut {n} /ˈsaʊɚˌkɹaʊt/ (a dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage) :: chucrut {m}
Saul {prop} /sɔːl/ (first king of Israel) :: Saúl
Saul {prop} (original name of Paul) :: Saulo
Saul {prop} (male given name) :: Saúl
sauna {n} /ˈsɔː.nə/ (sauna room or house) :: sauna {m} {f}
sauna {v} (to use a sauna) :: tomar un sauna, tomar una sauna
saunter {v} /ˈsɔntɚ/ (stroll or walk at a leisurely pace) :: pasear
saunter {n} (a leisurely walk or stroll) :: paseo {m}
saurian {n} /ˈsɔɹiən/ (reptile of the suborder Sauria) :: saurio {m}
-saurus {suffix} /ˈsɔːɹəs/ (forms names for dinosaurs) :: -saurio {m}
sausage {n} /ˈsɔsɪd͡ʒ/ (a food made of minced meat packed into a tubular casing) :: embutido {m}, salchicha {f}, salchichón {m}
sausage {n} (small, uncooked) :: salchicha {f}
sausage {n} (sausage-shaped thing) :: salchicha {f}
sausage {n} :: embutido {m}, chorizo
sauté {v} /soʊˈteɪ/ (to cook food) :: rehogar
savage {adj} /ˈsævɪdʒ/ (wild, not cultivated) :: salvaje
savage {adj} (barbaric, not civilized) :: salvaje
savage {adj} (brutal, vicious or merciless) :: salvaje
savanna {n} /səˈvænə/ (tropical grassland with scattered trees) :: sabana {f}
save {n} /seɪv/ (block that prevents an opponent from scoring) :: parada {f}
save {v} (to help someone to survive, or rescue someone) :: salvar, rescatar
save {v} (theology: to redeem or protect someone from eternal damnation) :: redimir
save {v} (to store for future use) :: ahorrar, guardar, reservar
save {v} (computing: to write a file to a storage medium) :: guardar, grabar, salvar, archivar
save {v} (to economize) :: ahorrar
save {v} (to accumulate money) :: ahorrar
save {prep} (except, with the exception of) :: salvo, excepto
save up {v} (accumulate money for a specific purpose) :: ahorrar
saving {n} /ˈseɪvɪŋ/ (something that is saved) :: ahorros {m-p}, economías {f}
savings bank {n} (financial institution) :: caja de ahorros {f}
savior {n} (a person who saves someone, rescues another from harm) :: salvador {m}, salvadora {f}
saviour sibling {n} (child with compatible tissue to treat a sick brother or sister) :: bebé medicamento {m}
savory {adj} /ˈseɪvəɹi/ (Tasty, attractive to the palate) :: sabroso, apetitoso
savory {adj} (Salty or non-sweet) :: salado, de sal
savory {n} (herb of genus Satureja) :: ajedrea {f}
savour {v} :: saborear
Savoy {prop} /səˈvɔɪ/ (a historical region of western Europe) :: Saboya {f}
savvy {adj} /ˈsæ.vi/ (well-informed and perceptive) :: sabio
saw {n} /sɔ/ (tool) :: sierra {f}
saw {v} (cut with a saw) :: serrar
saw {n} (saying or proverb) :: proverbio {m}, refrán {m}, dicho {m}
sawbones {n} (surgeon) :: matasanos {m}
sawdust {n} (dust created by sawing) :: serrín {m}, aserrín {m}
sawhorse {n} /sɔ.hɔɹs/ (a device used to temporarily raise and support pieces of material) :: burro {m}
sawm {n} (Islamic fasting) :: sawm {m}
sawmill {n} (machine, building or company) :: aserradero {m}
saw set {n} (device to adjust the divergence of saw's teeth) :: trabador {m}, triscador {m}
saxifrage {n} (plant) :: saxifraga {f}
Saxon {n} /sæksən/ (member of Saxon tribe) :: sajón {m}
Saxon {n} (native or inhabitant of Saxony) :: sajón {m}, sajona {f}
Saxon {adj} (of Saxons, Saxony or Saxon language) :: sajón
Saxony {prop} /ˈsæksəni/ (state) :: Sajonia
saxophone {n} /ˈsæksəfoʊn/ (a musical instrument of the woodwind family) :: saxofón {m}, saxófono {m}
saxophonist {n} /ˈsæksəˌfoʊnɪst/ (person who plays or practices with the saxophone) :: saxofonista {m} {f}
say {v} /seɪ/ (to pronounce) :: decir
say {v} (to communicate verbally or in writing) :: decir
say {v} (to indicate in a written form) :: decir
say {v} (to have a common expression) :: se dice
say {v} (imperative: let's say) :: digamos
say {v} (to say) SEE: tell ::
say cheese {v} :: di patata
say goodbye {v} (wish someone farewell upon their leaving) :: despedirse
say grace {v} (say a prayer of thanks) :: bendecir la mesa, dar gracias
saying {n} /ˈseɪɪŋ/ (proverb or maxim) :: dicho {m}, proverbio {m}, refrán {m}
sayonara {interj} (goodbye, adieu) SEE: farewell ::
scab {n} (mange) SEE: mange ::
scab {n} /skæb/ (incrustation over a wound) :: costra {f},
scab {n} (strikebreaker) :: esquirol
scab {n} (scabies) SEE: scabies ::
scabbard {n} /ˈskæb.əd/ (the sheath of a sword) :: vaina {f}
scabies {n} /ˈskei.biz/ (an infestation of parasitic mites, Sarcoptes scabiei) :: sarna {f}
scaffold {n} /ˈskæfəld/ (structure made of scaffolding for workers to stand on) :: andamio
scaffold {n} (platform for executions) :: horca, patíbulo, cadalso
scaffolding {n} (system of tubes or poles used to support people and material) :: andamiaje, andamio
scalability {n} (property of being scalable) :: escalabilidad {f}
scalable {adj} (capable of being climbed) :: escalable
scalable {adj} (able to be changed in scale; resizeable) :: escalable
scalar {adj} (having magnitude) :: escalar
scalar {n} (quantity with magnitude) :: escalar {m}
scald {v} /skɑld/ (to burn with hot fluid) :: quemar, escaldar
scald {v} (to heat almost to boiling) :: escaldar
scald {n} (burn with hot liquid) :: quemadura {f}, escaldadura {f}
scale {n} /skeɪl/ (sequence for measurement) :: escala {f}
scale {n} (size or scope) :: escala {f}
scale {n} (ratio of distances) :: escala {f}
scale {n} (series of notes) :: escala {f}, gama {f}
scale {v} (to climb) :: escalar
scale {n} (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals) :: escama {f}
scale {v} (remove the scales of) :: escamar
scale {n} (dish of a balance) :: platillo {m}
scale {n} (ladder) SEE: ladder ::
scale {n} (device) SEE: scales ::
scale model {n} (three-dimensional copy or representation of something) :: maqueta
scalene {adj} (sides of different lengths) :: escaleno
scales {n} /skeɪlz/ (device for weighing goods for sale) :: báscula {f}, balanza {f}
scalesia {n} (tree found in the Galápagos) :: escalesia {f}, lechoso {m}
scallion {n} /ˈskæ.lɪ.ən]/ (Allium fistulosum) :: escalonia
scallop {n} /ˈskæləp/ (mollusc) :: vieira {f}; venera {f}, concha de peregrino {f}
scalp {n} (bed of shellfish) SEE: scaup ::
scalp {n} /skælp/ (part of head where the hair grows) :: cuero cabelludo {m}
scalp {v} (to remove part of the head) :: descabellar
scalpel {n} /ˈskælpəl/ (small straight knife) :: escalpelo {m}, bisturí
scalper {n} (one who sells tickets unofficially) :: revendedor {m}, revendedora {f}
scaly {adj} /ˈskeɪli/ (covered or abounding with scales; as, a scaly fish) :: escamoso
scaly {adj} (resembling scales, laminae, or layers) :: escuamiforme
scaly anteater {n} (pangolin) SEE: pangolin ::
scam {n} /skæm/ (fraudulent deal) :: estafa {f}, timo {m} (colloquial), engaño {m}
scam {v} (to defraud or embezzle) :: estafar, timar
scammer {n} /ˈskæmɚ/ (swindler, cheat) :: defraudador {m}, estafador {m}
scamper {v} /ˈskæmpɚ/ (To run quickly and lightly, especially in a playful manner or in an undignified manner) :: corretear
scan {v} /skæn/ (examine sequentially) :: escrutar
scan {v} (create a digital copy of an image using a scanner) :: escanear
scan {v} (form a poetic metre) :: escandir
scandal {n} /ˈskændəl/ (incident that brings disgrace) :: escándalo {m}
scandalous {adj} /ˈskændələs/ (wrong, immoral, causing a scandal) :: escandaloso {m}
Scandinavia {prop} /skændɪˈneɪvi.ə/ (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden) :: Escandinavia {f}
Scandinavia {prop} (Scandinavian Peninsula) SEE: Scandinavian Peninsula ::
Scandinavian {n} /ˌskændɪˈneɪvi.ən/ (someone from Scandinavia) :: escandinavo {m}
Scandinavian {adj} (of Scandinavia) :: escandinavo
Scandinavian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in Northern Europe, see also: Scandinavia) :: Escandinavia {f}
scandium {n} /ˈskændi.əm/ (chemical element) :: escandio {m}
Scania {prop} /ˈskæni.ə/ (region of Sweden occupying the southernmost tip of the Scandinavian peninsula) :: Escania
scanlation {n} (the process of scanlation) :: scanlation {f}
scanner {n} /ˈskænɚ/ (device which scans documents) :: escáner {m}
scanner {n} :: explorador {m}
scanty {adj} /ˈskænti/ (somewhat less than is needed in amplitude or extent) :: escaso, exiguo
scanty {adj} (sparing, niggardly) SEE: niggardly ::
scapegoat {n} /ˈskeɪpˌɡoʊt/ (a goat imbued with the sins of the people) :: chivo expiatorio {m}
scapegoat {n} (someone punished for someone else's error(s)) :: cabeza de turco {f}, chivo expiatorio {m}
scapula {n} (large flat bone) SEE: shoulder blade ::
scapular {n} /ˈskapjʊlə/ (a short cloak with an embroidered image of a saint) :: escapulario {m}
scar {n} (cliff) SEE: cliff ::
scar {n} /skɑɹ/ (permanent mark on the skin) :: cicatriz {f}, alforza {f}
scar {n} (permanent mark on the mind) :: cicatriz {f}
scar {v} (to mark the skin permanently) :: cicatrizarse
scarab {n} (symbol) :: escarabeo {m}
scarce {adj} /ˈskɛəs/ :: escaso
scarcely {adv} /ˈskɛɹsli/ (almost not, by a small margin) :: apenas, difícilmente
scarcity {n} (the condition of something being scarce or deficient) :: escasez
scarcity {n} (an inadequate amount of something; a shortage) :: carestía {f}
scare {n} /skɛɚ/ (minor fright) :: susto {m}
scare {v} (to frighten) :: asustar, atemorizar, espantar
scarecrow {n} /ˈskɛə.kɹəʊ/ (an effigy made to scare the birds away) :: espantapájaros {m}
scarecrow {n} (tall, thin, awkward person) :: espantajo {m}
scared {adj} /skɛɹd/ (afraid, frightened) :: asustado
scare quote {n} (quotation mark used to provoke reaction) :: cita de miedo {f}
scarf {n} /skɑːɹf/ (long garment worn around the neck) :: bufanda {f}
scarf {n} (headscarf) SEE: headscarf ::
scarlatina {n} (scarlet fever) SEE: scarlet fever ::
scarlet {n} /ˈskɑɹlɪt/ (colour) :: escarlata {f}
scarlet {n} (cloth) :: escarlata {f}, escarlatina {f}
scarlet {adj} (colour) :: escarlata {m} {f}
scarlet fever {n} (streptococcal infection) :: escarlatina {f}
SCART {n} (French-originated standard and associated 21-pin connector for connecting audiovisual equipment) :: euroconector {m}
scary {adj} /ˈskeəɹi/ (causing, or able to cause, fright) :: alarmante, feo
scathe {n} (harm; damage; injury; hurt; misfortune) :: daño {m}, herida {f}, infortunio {m}
scathe {v} /skeɪð/ (injure) :: herir
scathing {adj} (harshly or bitterly critical) :: acre, acerbo
scatter {v} /ˈskætə/ (to cause to separate) :: dispersar
scatter {v} (to disperse) :: dispersar
scatter {v} (to distribute loosely) :: esparcir
scatter {v} (physics: to deflect) :: desviar
scatter {v} (to scatter) SEE: disperse ::
scatterbrain {n} (A flighty, disorganized or forgetful person.) :: chorlito {m}, alocado {m}, atolondrado {m}, pajarón {m}
scatterbrained {adj} (absent-minded) SEE: absent-minded ::
scattered {adj} /ˈskætɚd/ (Randomly distributed) :: desperdigado, disperso, esparsido {m}
scaup {n} :: porrón {m}
scavenge {v} /ˈskæv.ɪndʒ/ :: carroñear {f}
scavenger {n} /ˈskæv.ən.dʒə(ɹ)/ (Someone who scavenges, especially one who searches through rubbish for food or useful things) :: reciclador {m}, reciclador de base {m}, [Mexico, Central America] pepenador {m}, [Chile, Argentina] cartonero {m}, [Venezuela, Argentina] excavador {m}, [Caribbean, Central America] buzo {m}
scavenger {n} (animal feeding on decaying matter) :: carroñero {m}, carroñera {f}
scavenger {n} (street sweeper) :: barrendero {m}, barrendera {f}
scenario {n} /sɪˈnɛəɹioʊ/ (outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work) :: escenario {m}
scenario {n} :: escenario {m}
scene {n} ((theater) the stage) SEE: stage ::
scene {n} /siːn/ (the location of an event that attracts attention) :: escena {f}
scene {n} (subdivision of an act) :: escena {f}
scene {n} (place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs) :: escenario {m}
scene {n} (exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others) :: escena {f}
scene {n} (landscape, scenery) SEE: scenery ::
scenery {n} /ˈsiːnəɹi/ (view, natural features, landscape) :: paisaje {m}
scenery {n} (stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene) :: decorado {m}
scenic {adj} /ˈsiːnɪk/ (having beautiful scenery) :: escénico
scent {n} /sɛnt/ (distinctive odour or smell) :: esencia {f}
scent {n} (sense of smell) :: olfato {m}
scent {n} (perfume) :: fragancia {f}
scent {n} :: olor {m}
scepticist {n} (A skeptic.) :: escepticista
sceptre {n} /ˈsɛptə/ (ornamental staff) :: cetro {m}
schadenfreude {n} /ˈʃɑːdənfɹɔɪdə/ (malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune) :: alegría maligna {f}, satisfacción malévola {f}, regodeo morboso {m}, alegría de mal ajeno {f}, epicaricacía {f}, schadenfreude
schedule {n} /ˈskɛ.dʒʊl/ (time-based plan of events) :: horario, itinerario {m}
schedule {v} (To plan an activity at a specific date or time) :: programar, adiar
scheelite {n} (mineral) :: scheelita {f}
Scheherazade {prop} /ʃəˈhɛɹəzɑd/ (female given name) :: Scheherezade {f}, Scheherezada {f}, Sherezade {f}, Sherazade {f}
Scheldt {prop} /ʃɛlt/ (river) :: Escalda {m}
schematic {adj} /skɪˈmætɪk/ (sketchy, incomplete) :: esquemático
schematic {adj} (relating to a schema) :: esquemático
schematically {adv} (in the manner of a schematic) :: esquemáticamente
schematize {v} /ˈskiːmətaiz/ (organize according to a scheme) :: esquematizar
scheme {n} /skiːm/ (a systematic plan of future action) :: proyecto {m}
scheme {n} (secret, devious plan) :: ardid {m}, artimaña {f}, maquinación {f}, estratagema {f}, treta {f}, intriga {f}, urdimbre
scheme {n} (orderly combination of related parts) :: esquema {m}
scheme {n} (chart or diagram) :: esquema {m}
scheme {n} :: esquema {m}
scheme {v} (to contrive a plan) :: tramar, urdir, maquinar
schemer {n} /ˈskimɚ/ (he who plots secret, devious plans) :: maniobrero, maquinador
scheming {adj} (tending to scheme) :: intrigante
Schengen Area {prop} (group of European countries) :: espacio de Schengen {m}
schilling {n} (old currency of Austria) :: chelín {m}
schism {n} /ˈskɪzəm/ (split, division, separation, discord) :: cisma {m}
schism {n} (division within a religious body) :: cisma {m}
schism {n} (split within Christianity) :: cisma {m}
schist {n} /ʃɪst/ (crystalline foliated rock) :: esquisto {m}
schistosomiasis {n} (various diseases) :: esquistosomiasis {f}
schizoaffective {adj} (combining symptoms of schizophrenia with those of bipolar disorder) :: esquizoafectivo {m}, esquizoafectiva {f}
schizocarp {n} (dry fruit) :: esquizocarpo {m}
schizoid personality disorder {n} /ˈskɪtsɔɪd ˌpɜɹsəˈnælɪti dɪsˈɔːdə(ɹ)/ (personality disorder) :: trastorno esquizoide de la personalidad
schizophrenia {n} /ˌskɪt.səˈfɹiː.ni.ə/ (mental disorder) :: esquizofrenia {f}
schizophrenic {adj} /ˌskɪtsəˈfɹɛnɪk/ (of or pertaining to schizophrenia) :: esquizofrénico
schizophrenic {adj} (of a person: afflicted with schizophrenia) :: esquizofrénico
schizophrenic {n} (a person suffering from schizophrenia) :: esquizofrénico {m}
Schlemm's canal {n} (channel in the eye) :: canal de Schlemm {m}
Schleswig-Holstein {prop} (state) :: Schleswig-Holstein
schnitzel {n} (a meat dish) :: schnitzel {m}
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle ::
schnozzle {n} (slang: human nose, especially large one) :: hocico {m}
scholar {n} /ˈskɑlɚ/ (specialist in a particular branch of knowledge) :: erudito {m}, especialista, estudioso {m}, docto {m}, sabio {m}
scholar {n} (learned person) :: erudito {m}, docto {m}, sabio {m}
scholarliness {n} (state or condition of being scholarly) :: estudiosidad
scholarly {adj} (relating to scholars or scholarship) :: erudito, universitario
scholarship {n} /ˈskɑːləɹʃɪp/ (study allowance) :: beca {f}
scholarship {n} (knowledge) :: erudición {f}, sabiduría {f}
scholar's mate {n} (checkmate which occurs after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Qh5 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Qxf7#) :: mate del pastor {m}, mate pastor {m}, jaque mate del pastor {m}, jaque mate pastor {m}
scholastic {n} /skəˈlæstɪk/ (philosophy: member of scholasticism) :: escolástico {m}
scholastic {adj} (of or relating to school, academic) :: escolar
scholastic {adj} (of or relating to scholasticism) :: escolástico
scholasticism {n} /skəˈlæstɪˌsɪzəm/ (school of philosophy) :: escolástica, escolasticismo {m}
school {n} /skul/ (a group of fish in body of water etc...) :: cardumen {m}, banco de peces, banco {m}
school {n} (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning) :: escuela {f}
school {n} (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning before college or university) :: escuela {f}
school {n} (college or university) :: universidad {f}, facultad {f}
school {n} (a department/institute at a college or university) :: facultad {f}
school {n} (an art movement) :: escuela
school {n} ((collectively) the followers of a particular doctrine) :: escuela {f}
school {v} (to educate, teach, or train) :: educar, escolarizar
school bus {n} /ˈskuːl.bʌs/ (transport for schoolchildren) :: autobús escolar {m}
school bus yellow {adj} (high-visibility yellow for automotive or traffic use) :: amarillo tráfico {m}
schoolchild {n} /ˈsku.əltʃaɪld/ (young person attending school or of an age to attend school) :: escolar {m} {f}, (boy, or unspecified sex) alumno {m}, (girl) alumna {f}, colegiala {f}
school day {n} (a day when school is in session) :: jornada escolar {f}
schoolie {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher ::
schoolitis {n} (aversion to going to school) :: escuelacitis {f}
schoolmate {n} (person who attended school with the subject) :: condiscípulo {m}, condiscípula {f}, compañero de clase {m}
school of thought {n} (opinion subscribed to by some connected or arbitrary group) :: escuela de pensamiento {f}
school shark {n} (Galeorhinus galeus) :: cazón {m}, tiburón vitamínico {m}
school sores {n} (impetigo) SEE: impetigo ::
schoolteacher {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher ::
school uniform {n} (uniform items to be worn by students in a school) :: uniforme escolar {m}
schooner {n} /skuːnə(ɹ)/ (sailing ship) :: goleta {f}, escuna {f}
Schrödinger's cat {prop} (thought experiment) :: gato de Schrödinger {m}
schwa {n} /ʃwɑː/ (schwa) :: schwa {m}
sciatic {adj} (of, or relating to the ischium) :: ciático
sciatica {n} /saɪˈætɪkə/ (neuralgia of the sciatic nerve) :: ciática {f}
sciatic nerve {n} (large nerve) :: nervio ciático {m}
science {n} /ˈsaɪəns/ (collective discipline of learning acquired through the scientific method) :: ciencia {f}
science {n} (particular discipline or branch of learning) :: ciencia {f}
science {n} (knowledge gained through study or practice) :: conocimiento {m}
science center {n} (location where science is exhibited) :: centro de ciencias
science fiction {n} /ˈsaɪəns ˌfɪkʃən/ (fiction) :: ciencia ficción {f}
scientia potentia est {proverb} (knowledge is power) SEE: knowledge is power ::
scientific {adj} /ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk/ (of or having to do with science) :: científico
scientifically {adv} (using science or methods of science) :: científicamente
scientifically {adv} (with regard to science) :: científicamente
scientifically {adv} (from a scientific perspective) :: científicamente
scientifically {adv} (in a scientific manner) :: científicamente
scientificity {n} (quality or state of being scientific) :: cientificidad {f}
scientific method {n} (method of discovering knowledge) :: método científico {m}
scientific methodology {n} (systematic way of finding the answer to a question about the observable world) :: metodología científica {f}
scientific name {n} (formal name) :: nombre científico {m}
scientific notation {n} (standard format) :: notación científica {f}, notación índice estándar {f}
scientific notation {n} (alternative format) :: notación científica {f}
scientific research {n} (research performed using the scientific method) :: investigación científica {f}
scientist {n} /ˈsaɪən.tɪst/ (one whose activities make use of the scientific method) :: científico {m}, científica {f}, cientificesa {f}, científice {m}
scientocracy {n} (members of an elite community of scientists) :: cienciocracia
Scientologist {n} (follower of Scientology) :: cienciólogo {m}, ciencióloga {f}
Scientology {prop} (belief system developed by L. Ron Hubbard) :: cienciología {f}
scimitar {n} /ˈsɪmɪtɑːɹ/ (sword with curved blade) :: cimitarra {f}
scion {n} /ˈsaɪ.ən/ (descendant) :: descendiente
scion {n} ((detached) shoot or twig) :: vástago, púa, hijuelo {m}
scion {n} (heir to a throne) :: heredero
scissor {n} /ˈsɪzə/ (one blade on a pair of scissors) :: tijera {f}
scissoring {n} (lesbian sex) :: tribadismo
scissors {n} /ˈsɪzɚz/ (tool used for cutting) :: tijera {f}
sclerenchyma {n} /ˌsklɪəɹəŋˈkaɪmə/ (a mechanical, supportive ground tissue in plants consisting of aggregates of cells having thick, often mineralized walls) :: esclerénquima {m}
scleroderma {n} (disease) :: esclerodermia {f}
sclerosis {n} /sklɪˈɹəʊsɪs/ (abnormal hardening of body tissues) :: esclerosis {f}
scobs {n} ( slag or dross that remains after the smelting of metal) :: escoria {f}
scoff {n} /skɔːf/ (object of scorn, mockery, or derision) :: hazmerreír {m}
scoff {v} (to jeer; laugh at with contempt and derision) :: burlarse
scold {n} /skoʊld/ (person who scolds, particularly a woman) :: regañar
scold {v} (rebuke) :: regañar, retar, reñir
scolding {n} (succession of critical remarks) :: regaño {m}, sermón, bronca {f}
scoliosis {n} (condition in which there is abnormal lateral curvature of the spine) :: escoliosis {f}
sconce {n} /skɒns/ (light fixture on a wall) :: aplique {m}
scone {n} /skoʊn/ (pastry) :: scone {m}
scoop {n} /skuːp/ (any cup- or bowl-shaped object) :: cucharón {m}
scoop {n} (amount held by a scoop) :: cucharazo {m}, cucharada {f}
scoop {n} (news learned and reported before anyone else) :: primicia {f}, chiva {f} [Colombia], tubazo {m} [Venezuela]
scooter {n} /ˈskuːtə(ɹ)/ (foot-propelled vehicle) :: patineta {f}, monopatín {m}, patín del diablo {m}
scooter {n} (motor-scooter) :: scooter {m}
scooter {n} (mobility scooter) :: escúter, vespa
scope {n} /ˈskəʊp/ (breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain) :: ámbito {m}
scope {n} (scope of an identifier) :: alcance, ámbito {m}
-scope {suffix} (suffix to name viewing instruments) :: -scopio {m}
scope {n} (device used in aiming a projectile) SEE: telescopic sight ::
scops owl {n} (Otus scops) :: autillo {m}
-scopy {suffix} /-skəpi/ (observation, viewing) :: -scopia {f}, -scopía {f}
scorch {v} /skɔɹtʃ/ (to burn the surface of something so as to discolour it) :: chamuscar
scorched {adj} (dried, damaged, burnt by exposure to sunlight or heat) :: quemado
score {v} (to score) SEE: strike ::
score {n} /skɔɹ/ (number of points earned) :: tantos {m-p}, [Latin America] puntaje {m}, puntuación {f}
score {n} (number of points accrued) :: marcador
score {n} (twenty, see also: twenty) :: veintena {f}
score {n} (sheet music showing all parts) :: partitura {f}
score {v} (to earn points in a game) :: anotar, puntuar
scoreboard {n} (board that displays the score in a game of contest) :: marcador, tanteador {m} [Latin America]
score off {v} (to gain an advantage on somebody) :: aplastar, dominar, humillar, mortificar, señorear, poder más que, joder
score off {v} (to scratch somebody out of a list or a group) :: borrar, tachar, rayar, echar fuera, botar, mandar al carajo, mandar a la mierda, cancelar
scores {pron} (many) SEE: many ::
scorn {v} /skɔɹn/ (to feel contempt or disdain for something or somebody) :: despreciar {m}, desdeñar, menospreciar, escarnir
scorn {v} (to scoff or express contempt) :: escarnir
scorn {v} (to reject) :: rechazar, escarnir
scorn {n} (contempt, disdain) :: desprecio {m}, desdén {m}, escarnio
scorned {adj} (hated, despised, or avoided) :: rechazado
scornful {adj} (showing scorn or disrespect; contemptuous) :: despreciativo
Scorpio {prop} /ˈskɔːɹpɪoʊ/ (astrological sign) :: Escorpio
Scorpio {prop} (constellation) SEE: Scorpius ::
scorpion {n} /ˈskɔːpɪən/ (any of various arachnids of the order Scorpiones) :: escorpión {m}, alacrán {m}
scorpionfish {n} (fish) :: pez escorpión {m}
Scorpius {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Scorpio ::
Scorpius {prop} /ˈskɔːɹpɪəs/ (constellation) :: Escorpión {m}
scorzonera {n} (black salsify) SEE: black salsify ::
Scot {n} /ˈskɑt/ (a person born in or native to Scotland) :: escocés {m}, escocesa {f}
Scotch crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow ::
Scotch hands {n} (butter beaters) :: manos escocesas
Scotch tape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
scoter {n} /ˈskoʊ.tɚ/ (bird) :: negrón {m}, negreta {f}
scotfree {adv} (scot-free) SEE: scot-free ::
scot-free {adv} /ˌskɑtˈfɹi/ (free of scot; free of tax) :: desgravado,
scot-free {adv} (without consequences or penalties) :: impune, de rositas
Scotland {prop} /ˈskɑt.lənd/ (country in northwest Europe to the north of England) :: Escocia {f}
Scots {n} /skɒts/ (Lowland Scots language) :: escocés {m}
Scots Gaelic {n} (Scottish Gaelic) SEE: Scottish Gaelic ::
Scotsman {n} /ˈskɑts.mən/ (a man from Scotland) :: escocés {m}, escocesa {f}
Scotswoman {n} (a woman from Scotland) :: escocesa {f}
Scottish {adj} /ˈskɑtɪʃ/ (of a person) :: escocés {m}, escocesa {f}
Scottish {adj} (of a thing or concept) :: escocés
Scottish {n} (the people of Scotland) :: escocés {m}, escocesa {f}
Scottish Deerhound {n} (Scottish Deerhound) :: lebrel escocés {m}
Scottish Gaelic {n} (The Gaelic language of Scotland) :: gaélico escocés {m}
scoundrel {n} /ˈskaʊ̯ndɹəl/ (villain) :: bribón {m}, canalla {m} {f}, bellaco {m}, villano {m}, malandrín
scourge {n} /skɔɹdʒ/ (persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble) :: azote {m}
scourge {n} (a whip often of leather) :: flagelo {m}
scourge {v} (to strike with a scourge) :: azotar, flagelar
scourging {n} (flogging) SEE: flogging ::
scouting {n} /ˈskaʊtɪŋ/ (the Scouting movement) :: escultismo {m}
scowl {n} /skaʊl/ (wrinkling of the brows or face) :: ceño {m}
scowl {v} (to wrinkle the brows) :: fruncir el ceño {m}
scrabble {v} (to scribble) SEE: scribble ::
Scrabble {prop} (board game with interlocking words) :: Scrabble
scram {v} /skɹæm/ (go away) :: irse, retirarse, marcharse
scramble {v} /ˈskɹæmbl̩/ (to move hurriedly to a location using all limbs against a surface) :: gatear
scramble {v} (to mix food ingredients in a mix to be cooked into a loose mass) :: revolver
scramble {n} (a rush or hurry) :: arrebato {m}, arrebatiña, rebatiña
scrambled egg {n} (dish) :: [Mexico] huevos revueltos {m-p}, [Colombia] huevos pericos {m-p}, [El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica] huevos picados {m-p}
scrap {n} /skɹæp/ (small leftover piece) :: resto {m}
scrap {n} (leftover food) :: sobras {f-p}, restos {m-p}
scrap {n} (discarded metal) :: chatarra {f}
scrap {v} (to dispose at the scrapyard) :: desguazar, achatarrar
scrape {v} /skɹeɪp/ (draw an object along while exerting pressure) :: raspar
scrape {v} (injure by scraping) :: arañarse
scrape {n} (injury) :: abrasión {f}
scrape {n} (fight) :: pelea {f}
scrape {n} (awkward set of circumstances) :: apuro {m}
scrapheap {n} (junkyard) SEE: junkyard ::
scrapie {n} /ˈskɹeɪpi/ (A degenerative prion disease) :: prurito lumbar {m}
scrapyard {n} (a junkyard, a place where scrap is stored, discarded or resold) :: chatarrería {f}
scratch {v} /skɹætʃ/ (to rub a surface with a sharp object) :: rascar
scratch {v} (to rub the skin with rough material) :: raspar
scratch {v} (To mark a surface with a sharp object) :: arañar, rasguñar
scratch {n} (disruption or mark on a surface) :: arañazo {m}
scratching post {n} (wooden post that a cat scratches) :: rascador {m}
scrawl {v} (to write hastily or illegibly) :: garrapatear
scrawl {v} (to write in an irregular or illegible manner) :: garrapatear
scrawny {adj} (Thin, malnourished and weak) :: enjuto, magro, escuálido, tirillas
scream {n} /ˈskɹiːm/ (loud exclamation) :: grito
scream {v} (to make the sound of a scream) :: gritar
screamer {n} /ˈskɹimɚ/ (bird of family Anhimidae) :: aruco {m}, chavarrí {m}, chicagüire {m}
screaming hairy armadillo {n} (armadillo) :: piche llorón {m}, pichi peludo {m}, quirquincho chico
scream queen {n} /ˈskɹiːm kwiːn/ (actress who appears in several horror movies) :: reina del grito {f}
scree {n} /skɹiː/ (loose stony debris on a slope) :: talud {m}
screech {v} /skɹitʃ]/ (make a screech) :: rechinar, chirriar, estridular
screech owl {n} (Megascops) :: autillo
screech owl {n} (Tyto alba) SEE: western barn owl ::
screed {n} /skɹiːd/ (smooth flat layer of concrete or similar material) :: losa {f}
screen {n} /skɹiːn/ (physical divider) :: mampara {f}, pantalla {f}, biombo {m}
screen {n} (material woven from fine wires) :: tamiz {m}, malla {f}
screen {n} (viewing area of electronic output device) :: pantalla {f}
screen {n} (movie viewing area) :: pantalla {f}
screen {n} (basketball: offensive tactic) :: pantalla {f}, bloqueo {m}
screen {n} (mining: stone classification device) :: criba {f}
screen {v} (to filter) :: filtrar, tamizar
screen {v} (to remove information) :: filtrar
screencap {n} (screenshot) SEE: screenshot ::
screencast {n} (digital recording) :: emisión de pantalla
screenplay {n} /ˈskɹiːnˌpleɪ/ (script for a movie or a television show) :: guion, script
screen printing {n} (printing method) :: serigrafía {f}
screensaver {n} :: protector de pantalla {m}, salvapantallas {m}
screenshot {n} (image of computer screen output) :: captura de pantalla {f}, pantallazo
screenwriter {n} (one who writes for the screen) :: guionista {m} {f}
screw {n} /skɹuː/ (fastener) :: tornillo {m}, tirafondos {m}, tirafondo {m}
screw {n} (ship’s propeller) :: hélice {f}
screw {v} (to connect or assemble pieces using a screw) :: atornillar
screw {v} (to have sexual intercourse with) :: follar, joder, coger, culear
screwdriver {n} (tool) :: destornillador {m}
screwdriver {n} (drink) :: desarmador {m} (Latin America), vodka con naranja {f} (Spain)
screwed {adj} (beset with unfortunate circumstances) :: jodido {m}, cagado, en el horno [slang informal]
screwed {adj} (slang: intoxicated) :: del orto {mf} [vulgar slang]
screw this {interj} :: al diabo esto, a la mierda
screw thread {n} (helical ridge or groove) :: rosca {f}, filete {m}
screw you {n} (a slightly politer version of "fuck you") :: que te jodan
scribble {v} (to write or draw carelessly and in a hurry) :: garabatear
scribble {v} (to doodle) :: garabatear, garrapatear
scribble {v} :: garabatear
scribe {n} /skɹaɪb/ (one who writes; a draughtsman) :: escriba
scribe {n} (writer and doctor of the law) :: escriba {m}
scribe {n} (steel drawing implement) :: punta de trazar {f}
scribe {v} (to write) :: escribir
scribe {v} (to record) :: grabar
scrimmage {n} (practice game) SEE: exhibition game ::
script {n} /skɹɪpt/ (writing; written document) :: escrito {m}
script {n} (text of the dialogue and action for a drama) :: libreto {m}, guion {m}
script {n} (procedure or program in computing) :: script {m}, guion {m}
script {n} (a system of writing) :: escritura {f}
scripture {n} (any sacred writing or book) :: escritura {f}
Scripture {prop} (Tanakh) SEE: Tanakh ::
Scripture {prop} (Bible) SEE: Bible ::
scriptwriter {n} (screenwriter) SEE: screenwriter ::
scrivener {n} /ˈskɹɪvənəɹ/ (professional writer) :: amanuense, escribano
scrivener {n} :: escribano {m}, escribana {f}
scrofula {n} /ˈskɹɒfjʊlə/ (form of tuberculosis) :: escrófula {f}
scrofulous {adj} (morally degenerate; corrupt) SEE: corrupt ::
scroll {n} /skɹoʊl/ (roll of paper or parchment) :: rollo {m}
scroll {v} ((Computing) to change one's view of data on a computer's display) :: desplazarse
scroll bar {n} (graphical widget) :: barra de desplazamiento {f}
scrooge {n} /skɹuːdʒ/ (miserly person) :: tacaño {m}, roñoso {m}
scrotal {adj} (scrotal) :: escrotal
scrotum {n} /ˈskɹəʊtəm/ (the bag of the skin and muscle that contains the testicles) :: escroto {m}
scrounge {v} /skɹɑʊndʒ/ (To obtain something of moderate or inconsequential value from another) :: gorronear
scrounge {n} (scrounger) SEE: scrounger ::
scrounger {n} (one who scrounges) :: sablista
scrub {n} /skɹʌb/ (vegetation of inferior quality) :: breña {f}
scrub {v} (to rub hard) :: fregar, tallar [Mexico], estregar, restregar
scrub {n} (cancellation) SEE: cancellation ::
scruff {n} /skɹʌf/ (Someone with an untidy appearance) :: zarrapastroso
scruff {n} (loose skin at the back of the neck of some animals) :: pescuezo {m}
scruff {n} (scruff of the neck) :: pescuezo {m}
scruffy {adj} /ˈskɹʌ.fi/ (untidy in appearance) :: desaliñado, zarrapastroso
scruple {n} /ˈskɹuːpəl/ (hesitation from the difficulty of determining what is right) :: escrúpulo {m}
scrupulously {adv} /ˈskɹuːpjʊləsli/ (in a careful manner) :: escrupulosamente
scrutinise {v} (scrutinize) SEE: scrutinize ::
scrutinize {v} /ˈskɹuːtə.naɪz/ (to examine with great care) :: escrutar, examinar, escudriñar
scrutiny {n} /ˈskɹuː.tɪ.ni/ (intense study) :: escrutinio {m}
scrutiny {n} :: escrutinio {m}
scrutore {n} (escritoire) SEE: escritoire ::
scuba diving {n} (underwater swimming) :: buceo {m}
scuff {v} /skʌf/ (to scrape the feet while walking) :: arrastrar {p}
scuffle {n} /ˈskʌfəl/ (rough, disorderly fight or struggle at close quarters) :: riña {f}, refriega
scuffle {v} (to fight or struggle confusedly at close quarters) :: reñir
scuffle {n} (Dutch hoe) :: azada holandesa {f}
scull {n} /skʌl/ (small boat) :: yoleta {f}
sculpin {n} (small fish of the family Cottidae) :: coto {m}, cavilat {m}, carrasco espinoso {m}
sculptor {n} /ˈskʌlptɚ/ (a person who sculpts) :: escultor {m}, escultora {f}
Sculptor {prop} (constellation) :: Sculptor
sculptress {n} (a woman sculptor) :: escultora {f}
sculptural {adj} (of, pertaining to, or having characteristics of sculpture) :: escultural
sculpture {n} (art of sculpting) :: escultura {f}
sculpture {n} (work of art created by sculpting) :: escultura {f}
sculpture {v} (to fashion into 3D figure) :: esculpir
sculpture {v} (to represent in sculpture) :: esculpir
scum {n} /skʌm/ (person or persons considered to be reprehensible) :: canalla, escoria
scumbag {n} (condom) SEE: condom ::
scupper {n} /ˈskʌp.ɚ/ (nautical: drainage hole) :: imbornal {m}
scurvy {n} (deficiency of vitamin C) :: escorbuto {m}
scutch grass {n} (couch grass) SEE: couch grass ::
scuttle {n} /ˈskʌtəl/ (a small hatch or opening in a boat) :: escotilla {f}
scuttle {v} (To deliberately sink a ship (often by order of the captain)) :: barrenar
Scutum {prop} (constellation) :: Scutum
Scylla {prop} /ˈsɪlə/ (personification of the rock) :: Escila {f}
scythe {n} /ˈsaɪθ/ (farm tool) :: guadaña {f}
scythe {v} (to cut with a scythe) :: guadañar
Scythia {prop} /ˈsɪði.ə/ (region of Central Eurasia) :: Escitia {f}
Scythian {n} /ˈsɪði.ən/ (an inhabitant of Scythia) :: escita
Scythian {adj} (relating to Scythia or Scythians) :: escita
sea {n} /siː/ (body of water) :: mar {m} {f}
sea anemone {n} (polyp) :: anémona de mar {f}
sea bass {n} /ˈsiːbæs/ (salt-water fish) :: lubina
seabird {n} (any bird that spends most of its time in coastal waters) :: ave marina {f}
seaborgium {n} /siːˈbɔːɹɡiəm/ (chemical element with atomic number 106) :: seaborgio {m}
sea change {n} (profound transformation) :: cambio profundo {m}
sea cow {n} (marine mammal of the order Sirenia) :: vaca marina {f}
sea cucumber {n} (sea cucumber) :: holoturoideo {m}, pepino de mar {m}, cohombro {m}, carajo de mar {m}
seadog {n} (sailor accustomed to the sea) :: [lit.: sea wolf] lobo de mar {m}
seafarer {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor ::
seafarer {n} (one who travels by sea) :: marinero {m}
seafood {n} (fish, shellfish, seaweed and other edible aquatic life) :: marisco {m}
seagrass {n} (grasslike marine plants) :: pradera marina {f}
seagull {n} /ˈsiː.ɡʌl/ (bird of the family Laridae) :: gaviota {f}
sea hare {n} (large marine gastropod mollusc) :: liebre de mar {f}
sea holly {n} (Eryngium maritimum) :: cardo de mar {m}, cardo marino
sea horse {n} (walrus) SEE: walrus ::
sea horse {n} (fish) :: hipocampo {m}, caballito de mar {m}
sea ice {n} (frozen seawater) :: banquisa {f}, hielo marino {m}
seal {n} /siːl/ (pinniped) :: foca {f}
seal {n} (design or insignia associated with organization or official role) :: sello {m}
seal {n} (something which will be visibly damaged when a covering or container is opened) :: sello {m}
seal {n} (something designed to prevent leaking) :: empaque {m}, cierre {m}, zapatilla {f}, junta {f}, empaquetadura {f}
seal {n} (tight closure) :: sello {m}, sellador {m}
seal {v} (to place a seal on (a document)) :: sellar
seal {v} (to fasten (something) closed so that it cannot be opened without visible damage) :: sellar, lacrar
seal {v} (to prevent people or vehicles from crossing (something)) :: cerrar, acordonar, aislar
seal {v} (to close securely) :: sellar, hermetizar
seal {v} (to place in a sealed container) :: confinar, aislar, encerrar
seal {n} (chakra) SEE: chakra ::
sea lamprey {n} (animal) :: lamprea marina {f}
Sealand {prop} (the Principality of Sealand) :: Sealand, [officially] Principado de Sealand
sealed {adj} /siːld/ (preventing entrance) :: sellado, cerrado
sea leopard {n} (Hydrurga leptonyx) SEE: leopard seal ::
sea level {n} (nominal height of the surface of the oceans above which heights of geographical features and aircraft flight levels are measured) :: nivel del mar {m}
sea lily {n} (stalked crinoid) :: lirio de mar {m}
sealing wax {n} /ˈsiːlɪŋ ˌwæks/ (wax formerly melted onto a letter to seal it) :: lacre {m}
sea lion {n} (member of the Otariidae family) :: león marino {m}
seam {n} /siːm/ (folded back and stitched piece of fabric) :: costura {f}
seam {n} (suture) :: sutura
seam {n} (thin stratum of mineral) :: veta {f}
seam {n} (a line or depression left by a cut or wound) :: cicatriz {f}
seaman {n} /ˈsiːmən/ (mariner or sailor) :: marinero {m}, marinera {f}
seaman {n} :: marinero {m}
seamanship {n} /ˈsiː.mənˌʃɪp/ (skill and knowledge used in handling a vessel) :: marinaje {m}, marinería {f}, náutica {f}
seamless {adj} (Having no seams) :: inconsútil {m} {f}, sin costura
seamless {adj} (Without interruption; coherent) :: ininterrumpido
sea monster {n} (large, aggressive creature in the sea) :: monstruo marino {m}
seamount {n} (underwater mountain) :: monte marino {m}
seamstress {n} /ˈsɛm(p).stɹɪs/ (a woman who sews clothes professionally) :: costurera {f}
Sea of Azov {prop} /ˈsiː əv ˈɑːzɔv/ (sea) :: mar de Azov {m}
Sea of Japan {prop} (the sea between Japan and the rest of Asia) :: mar del Japón {m}
Sea of Marmara {prop} (a deep inland sea in north-western Turkey) :: Mar de Mármara {m}
Sea of Okhotsk {prop} (sea) :: mar de Ojotsk {m}
sea otter {n} (Enhydra lutris) :: nutria marina {f}
sea-parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin ::
seaplane {n} (an aircraft) :: hidroavión {m}
seaquake {n} :: maremoto {m}
sear {v} /siːɹ/ (To char, scorch, or burn the surface of something with a hot instrument) :: chamuscar
sear {n} (Part of a gun that retards the hammer until the trigger is pulled) :: fiador {m}
search {v} (to search) SEE: look ::
search {n} /sɝt͡ʃ/ (an attempt to find something) :: búsqueda {f}
search {v} (to look throughout (a place) for something) :: buscar, inspeccionar, cachear
search {v} ((followed by "for") to look thoroughly) :: buscar, sondear buscando
search engine {n} (application that searches for data) :: buscador {m}, motor de búsqueda {m}
searcher {n} /ˈsɜːt͡ʃə/ (One who searches) :: buscador {m}
searchlight {n} (a light source that projects a bright beam of light in any direction) :: proyector de búsqueda {m}
search tree {n} (tree data structure) :: árbol de búsqueda {m}
search warrant {n} (court order authorising the search of a place) :: orden de cateo {f}, orden de registro {f}
sea serpent {n} (sea monster) :: serpiente marina {f}
seashell {n} (shell) :: concha {f}
sea-sickness {n} (seasickness) SEE: seasickness ::
seasickness {n} /ˈsiːsɪk.nəs/ (a feeling of nausea caused by the motion of a ship) :: mareo {m}
seaside {n} (the area by and around the sea) :: costa {f}, litoral {m}
seaside {adj} (related to a seaside) :: costero {m}, costera {f}, litoral {m} {f}
season {n} /ˈsiːzən/ (quarter of a year) :: estación {f}
season {n} (part of year with something special) :: temporada {f}, período {m}, época {f} (del año)
season {n} (a group of episodes) :: temporada {f}
season {v} (to flavour food) :: adobar, aliñar, condimentar, sazonar
season {v} (to make fit for any use by time or habit) :: habituar, acostumbrar, aclimatar
season {v} (to become mature) :: madurar
seasonably {adv} (at an opportune time) :: tempestivamente
seasonal {adj} (of, related to or reliant on a season) :: estacional
seasoned {adj} /ˈsiːzənd/ (experienced) :: avezado {m}, avezada {f}, curtido
seasoning {n} (cooking ingredient) :: aliño {m}
season ticket {n} (ticket that is valid for all of the events in a series) :: abono de temporada {m}
seat {n} /siːt/ (place in which to sit) :: asiento {m}
seat {n} (horizontal portion of a chair) :: asiento {m}
seat {n} (part of an object or individual directly involved in sitting) :: asiento {m}
seat {n} (location of a governing body) :: sede {f}
seat belt {n} (restraining belt) :: cinturón de seguridad {m}
seat of government {n} (the centre of authority to govern) :: sede de gobierno {f}, sede del gobierno {f}
sea turtle {n} (any turtle that inhabits oceans) :: tortuga marina {f}
sea urchin {n} /ˈsi ˌɝtʃɪ̈n/ (any of many marine echinoderms of the class Echinoidea) :: erizo de mar {m}
seawall {n} (coastal defence) :: dique {m}
seawater {n} (salt water of a sea or ocean) :: agua salada {f}
seaweed {n} (marine plants and algae) :: algas {f-p}
sebaceous {adj} (of or relating to fat, sebum) :: sebáceo
sebaceous gland {n} (gland of skin secreting sebum) :: glándula sebácea {f}
Sebastian {prop} /səˈbæstʃən/ (given name) :: Sebastián
seborrhea {n} (skin disorder) :: seborrea {f}
sebum {n} /ˈsibm̩/ (thick oily substance) :: sebo {m}
secant {n} /ˈsiːkənt/ (in geometry) :: secante {f}
secant {n} (in trigonometry) :: secante {f}
secession {n} /səˈsɛʃən/ (The act of seceding) :: secesión {f}
secessionist {n} (one who supports secession) :: secesionista {m} {f}
second {adj} /ˈsɛk.(ə)nd/ (second (numeral)) :: segundo {m}
second {adj} (that which comes after the first) :: segundo {m}
second {n} (second gear) :: segunda {f}
second {n} /ˈsɛk.(ə)nd/ (one-sixtieth of a minute; SI unit of time) :: segundo {m}
second {n} (unit of angular measure) :: segundo {m}
second {n} (short, indeterminate amount of time) :: momento {m}
second {v} /ˈsɛk.(ə)nd/ (to assist, support, back) :: apoyar, secundar
second {v} (to agree as a second person) :: secundar
secondarily {adv} (of lesser importance) :: segundariamente, secundariamente
secondary {adj} /ˈsɛkənd(ə)ɹɪ/ (succeeding first) :: secundario
secondary {adj} (acting by deputation) :: suplente
secondary school {n} (school) :: secundaria {f}, escuela secundaria {f}
second coming {n} (the return of Jesus Christ) :: segunda venida {f}
second cousin {n} (grandnephew or grandniece of a grandparent) :: primo segundo {m}, prima segunda {f}
second fiddle {n} (sidekick or subordinate; the role of such a person) :: subordinado
second-growth forest {n} (forest which has been harvested and is regrowing) :: bosque secundario {m}, renoval {m}
second-guess {v} (to vet or evaluate) :: evaluar, criticar, reconsiderar, cuestionar
second hand {adj} (secondhand) SEE: secondhand ::
secondhand {adj} (not new; previously owned and used by another) :: de segunda mano
secondhand embarrassment {n} (embarrassment felt for someone else: vicarious embarrassment) SEE: vicarious embarrassment ::
second-hand smoke {n} (smoke from cigarettes, that any person including non-smokers could breathe in) :: fumador pasivo {m}
second last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
second lieutenant {n} (the rank below a lieutenant) :: alférez {m}
secondment {n} (temporary transfer) :: comisión de servicio {f}
second nature {n} (mindset) :: segunda naturaleza {f}
second of arc {n} (angle of an arc) :: arcosegundo {m}
second-person plural {n} (the linguistic category referring to multiple people being addressed by the speaker of an utterance) :: segunda persona del plural {f}
second-person singular {n} :: segunda persona del singular
second-rate {adj} (of mediocre quality) :: de baja estofa, de chichinabo, de pacotilla, de tres al cuarto
second to last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
second wind {n} (renewed feeling of energy) :: cambio de aire {m}
Second World {prop} (countries aligned with the East during the Cold War) :: segundo mundo {m}
Second World War {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II ::
secrecy {n} /ˈsiːkɹəsi/ (concealment) :: secreto {m}
secret {n} /ˈsiːkɹɪt/ (knowledge that is hidden) :: secreto {m}
secret {adj} (being or kept hidden.) :: secreto {m}
secret agent {n} (member of an intelligence agency whose identity or affiliation is kept confidential) :: agente secreto {m}, agente secreta {f}
secretariat {n} /ˌsɛkɹəˈtɛəɹɪət/ (the office or department of a government secretary) :: secretaría
secretary {n} /ˈsɛkɹətɛɹi/ (person keeping records and handling clerical work) :: secretario {m}, secretaria {f}
secretary {n} (head of a department of government) :: secretario {m}
secretary {n} (type of desk) :: escribanía {f}
secretary {n} (sagittarius serpentarius) :: serpentario {m}
secretary bird {n} /ˈsɛkɹəˌtɛɹɪ bɜːd/ (member of bird family) :: serpentario {m}
Secretary of State {n} (government position) :: Secretario de Estado {m} (US), Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores {m} (other countries)
secrete {v} /sɪˈkɹiːt/ ((transitive) produce by secretion) :: secretar
secrete {v} :: secretear
secretion {n} (secreted substance) :: secreción {f}
secretion {n} (act of secreting) :: secreción {f}
secretive {adj} (having an inclination to secrecy) :: reservado
secretly {adv} /ˈsi.kɹət.li/ (in a secret manner) :: secretamente, en secreto
secret police {n} (police operating outside normal boundaries of law) :: policía secreta {f}
secret Santa {n} :: amigo invisible {m}
secret service {n} (government organization) :: servicio secreto {m}
sect {n} (religious movement) :: secta {f}, culto {m}
section {n} /ˈsɛkʃən/ (cutting, part cut out) :: sección {f}
section {n} (part, piece or subdivision of anything) :: sección {f}
section {n} (part of a document) :: sección {f}
section {n} (science: thin slice of material) :: sección
section {n} ((military) A group of 10-15 soldiers lead by a non-commissioned officer and forming part of a platoon) :: pelotón {f}
sector {n} /ˈsɛk.təɹ/ (section) :: sector
sector {n} (zone) :: sector {m}
sector {n} (a field of economic activity) :: sector
sectoral {adj} (pertaining to a sector) :: sectorial {m} {f}
secular {adj} /sɛk.jə.lə(ɹ)/ (not specifically religious) :: seglar, laico, mundano, secular
secular {adj} (temporal) :: seglar, secular
secular {adj} (not bound by the vows of a monastic order) :: seglar, secular
secular {adj} (happening once in an age or century) :: secular
secular {adj} (long-term) :: secular
secular {n} (A secular ecclesiastic, or one not bound by monastic rules) :: seglar {m}
secularism {n} (The related political belief in the separation of church and state) :: secularismo {m}
secularity {n} (state of being secular) :: secularidad {f}
secularize {v} (to make secular) :: laicizar, secularizar
secure {adj} /səˈkjʊə(ɹ)/ (free from attack or danger; protected) :: seguro {m}, resguardado
secure {adj} (free from the danger of theft; safe) :: seguro
secure {adj} (free from the risk of eavesdropping, interception or discovery; secret) :: seguro {m}, confiable
secure {adj} (free from anxiety or doubt; unafraid) :: seguro, aplomado
secure {adj} (Firm and not likely to fail; stable) :: seguro, aplomado {m}
secure {adj} (Free from the risk of financial loss; reliable) :: seguro {m}, confiable {m}
securitization {n} /sɪˈkjʊəɹɪtʌɪzeɪʃən/ (process of securitizing assets) :: titulización {f}
security {n} /səˈkjɔɹ.ɪˌti/ (condition of not being threatened) :: seguridad {f}, confianza
security {n} (something that secures) :: seguridad {f}, garantía
security {n} (organization or department responsible for providing security) :: seguridad {f}
security {n} (something that secures the fulfillment of an obligation) :: garantía, prenda, respaldo
security {n} (finance: tradeable financial asset) :: título valor {m}
security {n} (finance: property temporarily relinquished) :: prenda {f}
Security Council {prop} (UN Security Council) SEE: UN Security Council ::
security deposit {n} (amount of money paid in advance as security) :: fianza {f}, caución {f}, garantía {f}
security guard {n} (person employed to provided security) :: vigilante de seguridad {m} {f}, guarda de seguridad {m} {f}, vigilante jurado {m} {f} [Spain], segurata {m} {f} [Spain, colloquial]
security service {n} (government organisation established to protect its nation and its secrets from enemies) :: servicio de seguridad {m}
sedan {n} /səˈdæn/ (style of automobile) :: sedán {m}, berlina {f}
sedative {n} /ˈsɛdətɪv/ (an agent or drug that sedates) :: sedante {m}, sedativo {m}
sedative {adj} (calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing) :: sedante, sedativo
sedentary {adj} (not moving, not migratory) :: sedentario
sedentary {adj} (not moving much; sitting around) :: sedentario
sedge {n} /sɛd͡ʒ/ (any plant of the genus Carex) :: carrizo {m}
sediment {n} /ˈsɛd.ɪ.mənt/ (collection of small particles) :: sedimento {m}
sediment {v} (to deposit material as a sediment) :: sedimentar
sediment {v} (to be deposited as a sediment) :: sedimentar
sedimentary rock {n} (one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth) :: roca sedimentaria {f}
sedimentology {n} (study of natural sediments) :: sedimentología {f}
sedition {n} /sɛˈdɪ.ʃən/ (insurrection or rebellion) :: sedición {f}
seditious {adj} (of, related to, or involved in sedition) :: sedicioso {m}, sediciosa {f}
sedoheptulose {n} (heptose ketose) :: sedoheptulosa {f}
seduce {v} /sɪˈd(j)uːs/ (to entice or induce someone to engage in a sexual relationship) :: seducir
seduce {v} (to win over or attract someone) :: seducir
seduction {n} /sɪˈdʌk.ʃn̩/ (act of seducing) :: seducción {f}
seductive {adj} (attractive, alluring, tempting) :: seductor {m}, seductora {f}
seductress {n} (woman who seduces) :: seductora {f}
see {v} /siː/ (perceive with the eyes) :: ver
see {v} (understand) :: entender, ver
see {n} (diocese) :: sede {f}
seed {n} /siːd/ (fertilized grain) :: semilla {f}
seed {n} (semen) :: semen {m}
seed {v} (to plant or sow seeds) :: sembrar
seedling {n} /ˈsiːdlɪŋ/ (young plant grown from seed) :: pimpollo {m}
see double {v} (to experience double vision) :: ver doble
seed pit {n} (single, central seed) :: hueso {m}, güito {m}, tito {m}
seedy {adj} (disreputable; run-down) :: desacreditado, de mala fama, mugriento, indecente
seedy {adj} (full of seeds) :: semilloso
seedy {adj} (untidy; unkempt) :: desgreñado, desorganizado, despelotado
seedy {adj} (infirm; gone to seed) :: endeble
seedy {adj} (suffering effects of hangover) :: con resaca
seeing {adj} /ˈsiːɪŋ/ (having vision; not blind) :: vidente
seeing-eye dog {n} (seeing-eye dog) SEE: guide dog ::
seeing is believing {proverb} (you need to see something to believe it) :: ver para creer
seek {v} /siːk/ (to try to find) :: buscar
seeker {n} (One who seeks) :: buscador {m}
seel {v} (To blind) SEE: blind ::
seem {v} (to appear, to seem) SEE: look ::
seem {v} /siːm/ (to appear) :: parecer
seemingly {adv} (apparently) SEE: apparently ::
seemliness {n} (the property of being seemly) :: decencia {f}, ubicación {f}
seemly {adj} (appropriate) :: ubicado, decente, adecuado
see Naples and die {proverb} (since nothing compares to the beauty of Naples, you can die after you've seen it) :: ver Nápoles y después morir
see off {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat ::
seep {n} /siːp/ (a place where water seeps out of the ground) :: fuente {f}, emanación {f}
seep {n} (a seepage) :: filtración
seep {v} (to ooze through pores) :: filtrar, rezumar
seepage {n} (process) :: filtración
seer {n} /siːɹ/ (someone who foretells the future) :: vidente {m} {f}, adivino {m}, adivina {f}
seesaw {n} (structure moving up and down, balanced in the middle) :: balancín {m}, subibaja {m}
seesaw {n} (movement) :: balanceo {m}
see stars {v} (experience flashing lights) :: ver estrellas
seethe {v} /siːð/ (to boil vigorously (intransitive verb)) :: hervir
see the forest for the trees {v} (to be overwhelmed by detail to the point where it obscures the overall situation) :: no dejar los árboles ver el bosque
see the light of day {v} (appear; be realised) :: ver la luz del día
seething {adj} /siːðɪŋ/ (angry, livid) :: furioso
see through {v} (to recognize someone's true motives) :: calar, penetrar, descubrir
see-through {adj} (transparent) SEE: transparent ::
see-through {adj} (translucent) SEE: translucent ::
see ya {interj} (see you) SEE: see you ::
see you {phrase} (see you later) :: nos vemos, nos veremos
see you later {phrase} (goodbye) :: hasta luego, nos vemos, nos veremos, nos vemos pronto, nos estamos viendo [informal]
see you later alligator {phrase} (Extended form of see you later) :: hasta luego cocodrilo, ciao pescado, con esto y un bizcocho, hasta las ocho
see you soon {interj} (goodbye) :: ¡hasta pronto!
see you tomorrow {phrase} (see you tomorrow) :: hasta mañana
segment {n} /ˈsɛɡmɛnt/ (length of some object) :: segmento {m}
segment {v} (to divide into segments or sections) :: segmentar
segment {n} (line segment) SEE: line segment ::
Segorbe {prop} /sɛˈɡɔːbeɪ/ (municipality in Castellón, Spain) :: Segorbe
Segovia {prop} (city in Castile, Spain) :: Segovia {f}
segregate {v} /ˈsɛɡɹəɡət/ (to separate) :: segregar
segregation {n} /sɛɡɹəˈɡeɪ̯ʃən/ (setting apart or separation) :: segregación {f}
segue {v} /ˈsɛɡweɪ/ :: transición suave
segue {n} (an instance of segueing, a transition) :: transición {f}
Seine {prop} /seɪn/ (river of northern France) :: Sena {f}
seism {n} (shaking of the earth) :: sismo, seísmo
seismic {adj} /ˈsaɪzmɪk/ (related to, or caused by an earthquake or other vibration of the Earth) :: sísmico
seismic {adj} :: seismico
seismologic {adj} (relating to the field of seismology) SEE: seismological ::
seismological {adj} (Relating to seismology) :: sismológico
seismologist {n} (person who practices seismology) :: sismólogo {m}
seismology {n} /saɪzˈmɑlədʒi/ (the study of the vibration of the Earth's interior) :: sismología {f}
seismometer {n} (device used by seismologists to measure seismic waves) :: sismómetro {m}
seitan {n} /ˈseɪtɑn/ (wheat gluten) :: seitán {m}
sei whale {n} (whale of the rorqual family) :: rorcual norteño {m}
seiyuu {n} (voice actor) SEE: voice actor ::
seize {v} /siːz/ (grab) :: agarrar, apoderarse de, apresar, aferrar
seize {v} (take advantage) :: tomar, aprovecharse de
seize {v} (to have a seizure) :: conveler
seize the day {v} (enjoy the present) :: aprovecha el día
seize up {v} (muscles stiffen) :: agarrotarse
seize up {v} (machine stop working) :: agarrotarse, trabarse
seizure {n} (act of taking possession, as by force or right of law) :: apropiación {f}
seizure {n} (sudden attack or convulsion) :: convulsión {f}
sejunct {adj} (separate) SEE: separate ::
Selangor {prop} (western Malaysian state) :: Selangor
selcouth {adj} (strange, rare, marvellous) :: maravilloso, extraño, portentoso, asombroso
seldom {adv} /ˈsɛldəm/ (infrequently, rarely) :: raramente, rara vez
select {adj} /sɪˈlɛkt/ (of high quality; top-notch) :: selecto
select {v} (to choose one or more elements from a set) :: seleccionar
selected {adj} /sɪˈlɛktɪd/ (that have been selected or chosen) :: seleccionado
selection {n} /səˈlɛkʃən/ (process or act of selecting) :: selección {f}
selection {n} (something selected) :: selección {f}
selective {adj} /səˈlɛktɪv/ (of or pertaining to the process of selection) :: selectivo
selective {adj} (choosy, fussy or discriminating when selecting) :: selectivo
selective breeding {n} (artificial selection) SEE: artificial selection ::
selective mutism {n} (inability to speak in certain social settings) :: mutismo selectivo {m}
selective school {n} (type of school) :: escuela selectiva {f}
selectivity {n} (the quality of being selective) :: selectividad
selen- {prefix} /sɛliːn/ (moon) :: selen-, seleno-
Selena {prop} /sɪˈliːnə/ (female given name) :: Selena {f}, Celina {f}
selenate {n} (any salt or ester of selenic acid) :: selenato {m}
Selene {prop} /sɪˈliːnɪ/ (Greek moon goddess) :: Selene
selenide {n} (compound in which selenium serves as an anion) :: seleniuro {m}
selenide {n} (organic compound) :: seleniuro {m}
selenite {n} (gypsum) :: selenita {f}
selenite {n} (from selenous acid) :: selenito {m}
selenium {n} /sɪˈliː.ni.əm/ (chemical element) :: selenio {m}
selenographic {adj} (of or pertaining to selenography) :: selenográfico
selenography {n} (scientific study of the moon) :: selenografía {f}
selenologist {n} (person skilled or involved in selenology) :: selenólogo {m}, selenóloga {f}, selenologista {m} {f}
selenology {n} /sɛliːˈnɒləd͡ʒɪ/ (the study of the moon and several satellites) :: selenologia
Seleucia {prop} /sɪˈluː.ʃə/ (city) :: Seleucia {f}
Seleucus {prop} /səˈl(j)uːkəs/ (Ancient Greek name) :: Seleuco
self {n} /sɛlf/ (individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness) :: yo {m} [psychology], ser {m} [psychology]
self- {prefix} (of, by, in or with oneself or itself) :: auto-
self-assured {adj} (confident on one's abilities) :: seguro de si mismo {p}
self-awareness {n} (state of being self-aware) :: autognosis {f}, autoconsciencia {f}
self-censorship {n} (act of censoring one's own work) :: autocensura {f}
self-confidence {n} (state of being self-confident) :: autoconfianza {f}, desparpajo, desenvoltura
self-confidence {n} (measure of one's belief in one's own abilities) :: autoconfianza {f}
self-confident {adj} (confident in one's abilities) :: seguro de sí mismo, seguro
self-conscious {adj} (aware of oneself as an individual being) :: autoconsciente
self-conscious {adj} (uncomfortably over-conscious of one's appearance or behaviour) :: cohibido
self-conscious {adj} (socially ill at ease) :: cohibido
self-consciousness {n} (awareness of the self as an entity) :: autoconsciente
self-consciousness {n} (shyness) :: timidez {f}, inseguridad {f}
self-contained {adj} (not requiring external or additional support) :: autónomo {m}
self-control {n} (ability to control one's desires and impulses) :: autocontrol {m}, autodominio {m}
self-criticism {n} (criticism of oneself) :: autocrítica {f}
self-defense {n} (means of defending oneself from attack) :: autodefensa {f}
self-defense {n} ((law) Defense for oneself against violence) :: defensa propia {f}
self-denial {n} (action that sacrifices one's own benefit for the good of others) :: abnegación {f}
self-deportation {n} (act of deporting oneself) :: autodeportación {f}
self-destruct {v} (to destroy oneself) :: autodestruirse
self-destruction {n} (voluntary destruction of something by itself) :: autodestrucción {f}
self-destructive {adj} (that causes injury to oneself or harm to one's interests) :: autodestructivo
self-determination {n} (political independence of a people) :: autodeterminación {f}
self-employed {adj} (working for oneself) :: autónomo
self-employment {n} (working for oneself) :: autoempleo {m}
self-esteem {n} /ˌsɛlf.ə.ˈstiːm/ (confidence in one's own worth) :: autoestima
self-evident {adj} (obviously true) :: autoevidente, lógico, evidente
self-fulfilling {adj} (describing a prediction that causes itself to occur as predicted) :: autocumplida {f}, autorrealizada {f}
self-fulfilling prophecy {n} (A prediction that, by being voiced, causes itself to come true) :: profecía autocumplida
self-help {n} (bettering oneself without relying on the assistance of others) :: autoayuda {f}
selfie {n} /ˈsɛlfi/ (photographic self-portrait) :: autofoto {f}, selfie {f}, selfi {f}
selfie {v} (to take a selfie) :: selfiar
selfie stick {n} (extendable arm to hold a camera) :: palo para autofoto, palo para selfies, palo selfie {m}
self-image {n} (way a person views themself) :: autoimagen {f}
self-immolation {n} (setting oneself on fire) :: autoinmolación
self-improvement {n} (following a disciplined programme to improve one’s health or character) :: superación personal, autosuperación
self-indulgent {adj} (exhibiting tendencies of self-indulgence) :: decadente
selfish {adj} /ˈsɛlfɪʃ/ (holding one's self-interest as the standard for decision making) :: egoísta
selfish {adj} (regard for oneself above others' well-being) :: egoísta
selfishly {adv} (in a selfish manner) :: egoístamente
selfishness {n} (quality of being selfish) :: egoísmo {m}
self-learning {n} (learning done by oneself) :: autodidactismo {m}
selfless {adj} (having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself; unselfish) :: desinteresado
self-love {n} (regard for oneself) :: amor propio {m}
self-made {adj} (made by oneself) :: casero, hecho a mano, hecho en casa
self-mastery {n} (conscious control of one's behavior) :: autocontrol {m}
self-medication {n} (medication of oneself without professional advice) :: automedicación {f}
self-obsession {n} (preoccupation with self) :: autoobsesión
self-portrait {n} (portrait of the painter who painted it) :: autorretrato {m}
self-possession {n} (calmness and composure) :: entereza
self-proclaimed {adj} (announced by oneself) :: autoproclamado, autonombrado
self-raising flour {n} (flour) :: harina con levadura {f}, harina leudante {f}, harina con polvos de hornear {f} [Chile]
self-reference {n} (referring to itself) :: autorreferencia {f}
self-referential {adj} /ˈsɛlf ɹɛfəˈɹɛnʃl/ (that or who refers to itself or oneself) :: autorreferencial, autorreferente
self-referentiality {n} (quality of being self-referential) :: autorreferencialidad {f}
self-reliant {adj} (reliant upon oneself) :: autosuficiente {m} {f}
self-respect {n} (knowledge of one's own worth) :: autorespeto {m}
self-righteous {adj} (piously self-assured and smugly moralistic) :: mojigato {m}, creído, santurrón {m}, farisaico {m}
self-sacrifice {n} (giving up of one's own benefit) :: autosacrificio {m}
self-service {n} (the practice of serving oneself) :: autoservicio {m}
self-styled {adj} (claimed by the recipient) :: autoproclamado {m}, sedicente
self-sufficiency {n} (condition of being self-sufficient) :: autosuficiencia {f}
self-sufficient {adj} (able to provide for oneself independently of others) :: autosuficiente
Seljuk {adj} /sɛlˈdʒuːk/ (Of or pertaining to the Seljuk dynasty) :: selyúcida
sell {v} /sɛl/ (to agree to transfer goods or provide services) :: vender
sell {v} (to be sold) :: venderse, salir
sell {v} (to promote a particular viewpoint) :: intentar, buscar
sell {v} (professional wrestling: to act) :: actuar, fingir
Sella {prop} (Asturian river) :: Sella {m}
sell-by date {n} (final date on which a product can be sold) :: fecha de caducidad {f}, fecha de vencimiento {f}
seller {n} /ˈsɛlɚ/ (someone who sells) :: vendedor {m}, vendedora {f}
selling point {n} (property or characteristic of a good that most attracts purchasers) :: punto "vendible" {m}
sell off {v} (sell assets for the purpose of getting rid of them quickly) :: liquidar
sellotape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
Sellotape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
Selma {prop} /ˈsɛlmə/ (female given name) :: Salma {f}
selvage {n} (finished edge of a woven fabric parallel with warp) :: orillo {m}
semantic {adj} /sɪˈmæntɪk/ (of or relating to semantics or the meanings of words) :: semántico {m}
semantic field {n} (group of words relating to same subject) :: campo semántico {m}
semantics {n} /sɪˈmæntɪks/ (science of the meaning of words) :: semántica {f}
semaphore {n} /ˈsɛ.mə.fɔː/ (visual signaling system) :: semáforo
semaphore {v} (to signal using semaphore) :: semáforo {m}
semelfactive {adj} (of or relating to the semelfactive aspect) :: semelfactivo
semelfactive {n} (semelfactive aspect) :: aspecto semelfactivo {m}
semelfactive aspect {n} (grammar aspect) :: aspecto semelfactivo {m}
semen {n} (semen (fluid)) SEE: sperm ::
semen {n} /ˈsiːmən/ (male reproductory fluid) :: semen {m}
semester {n} /sɪˈmɛstɚ/ (half of school year) :: semestre {m}
semi- {prefix} /sɛmi/ (half (prefix)) :: semi-, hemi-
semi-boarding school {n} (school) :: seminternado {m}
semibreve {n} (whole note) :: semibreve {f}, redonda {f}
semicircle {n} (half of a circle) :: semicírculo {m}
semicircular {adj} (in the shape of a semicircle) :: semicircular {m} {f}
semicolon {n} /ˈsɛmikoʊlən/ (punctuation mark ';') :: punto y coma {m}
semiconductor {n} (substance with electrical properties between conductor and insulator) :: semiconductor {m}
semidark {adj} :: semioscuro {m}, semioscura {f}
semidarkness {n} :: semioscuridad {f}
semi-deponent {n} (verb whose present system is normal but whose perfect system is deponent (or vice versa)) :: semideponente {m}
semi-detached {n} (house) :: adosado {m}
semifinal {n} (competition) :: semifinal
semifinalist {n} (person who competes in the semifinals) :: semifinalista {m} {f}
semifluid {adj} (having properties intermediate between liquids and solids) :: semiflúido
semiliquid {adj} (having properties intermediate between those of a solid and a liquid) :: semilíquido
semimembranous {adj} (partially membranous) :: semimembranoso
seminal {adj} (of or relating to seed or semen) :: seminal
seminal {adj} (creative or having the power to originate) :: germinal
seminal {adj} (highly influential) :: influyente
seminal vesicle {n} /ˈsɛmɪnəlˌvɛsɪkl/ (seminal vesicle) :: vesícula seminal {f}, glándula seminal {f}
seminar {n} (meeting held for the exchange of useful information) :: seminario {m}
seminar {n} :: seminario {m}
seminarist {n} (student at a seminary) :: seminarista {m}
seminiferous {adj} (containing, bearing, or producing semen) :: seminifero {m}, seminifera {f}
seminude {adj} (half-naked) SEE: half-naked ::
semiologist {n} /ˌsimaɪˈɒlədʒɪst/ (one who studies semiology) :: semiólogo
semiology {n} (semiotics) :: semiología
semiotician {n} (linguist specialized in semiotics) :: semiótico
semiotics {n} (study of signs) :: semiótica {f}
semipermeable {adj} /ˌsɛmiˈpɜː(ɹ)miəbəl/ (permeable to some things and not to others) :: semipermeable {m} {f}
semipostal {n} (type of stamp) SEE: semi-postal stamp ::
semi-postal stamp {n} (type of postage stamp) :: semipostal {m}, sellos semipostal {m}
semi-precious {adj} (sort of or somewhat precious or valuable) :: semiprecioso
semiprime {n} (number that is the product of two primes) :: semiprimo {m}, biprimo {m}
semiquaver {n} (music) :: semicorchea {f}
semirigid {adj} (partially rigid) :: semirrígido
semirural {adj} (transcending urbanity and province) :: semirural
semis {n} (small bronze coin) :: semis {m}
semi-skimmed {adj} (of milk, where half of the cream has been removed) :: semidesnatado, semidescremado
semispinalis {n} (transversospinalis muscle) :: semiespinoso {m}
Semite {n} /ˈsɛmaɪt/ (descendant of any of these peoples) :: semita {m} {f}
semitendinosus {n} (muscle in the thigh) :: (músculo) semitendinoso {m}
semitendinous {adj} (relating to the semitendinosus muscle) :: semitendinoso
Semitic {adj} /sɛˈmɪ.tɪk/ (pertaining to the Semitic subdivision of Afro-Asiatic languages) :: semítico
semitone {n} (interval between adjacent keys) :: semitono {m}
semi-trailer {n} (trailer without a front axle and with wheels only at the trailing end) :: semirremolque {m}
semitransparent {adj} (allowing some visibility but clouded) :: semitransparente {m} {f}
semivowel {n} (sound in speech) :: semivocal {f}, semiconsonante, vocoide {m}
semla {n} /ˈsɛmlə/ (Swedish pastry eaten on Shrove Tuesday) :: semla {m}
semolina {n} /ˌsɛməˈliːnə/ (hard grains of flour left after milling) :: sémola {f}
senarius {n} (senarius) :: senario
senate {n} /ˈsɛnɪt/ (the upper house in some bicameral legislative systems) :: senado {m}
Senate {prop} (legislative body) :: senado {m}
Senate {prop} (Roman senate) :: Senado {m}
senator {n} /ˈsɛn.ə.tɚ/ (member in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate) :: senador {m}, senadora {f}
send {v} /sɛnd/ (make something go somewhere) :: enviar, mandar
sender {n} /ˈsɛndɚ/ (someone who sends) :: remitente {m} {f}
send off {n} (show someone a red card) :: expulsar
send-up {n} /ˈsɛndˌʌp/ (satirical imitation) :: parodia {f}
Seneca {prop} /ˈsɛnəkə/ (Roman cognomen) :: Séneca {m}
Seneca {n} (tribe) :: seneca
Senegal {prop} /ˌsɛn.ɪ.ˈɡɔːl/ (Republic of Senegal) :: Senegal
Senegalese {adj} /ˌsɛ.nə.ɡəˈliːz/ (pertaining to Senegal) :: senegalés {m}, senegalesa {f}
Senegalese {n} (person from Senegal) :: senegalés {m}, senegalesa {f}
senescence {n} /sɨnˈɛsəns/ (biology: the state or process of aging) :: senectud {f}, senescencia {f}
seneschal {n} (steward in charge of a medieval nobleman's estate) :: senescal {m}
seneschalship {n} (office of a seneschal) :: senescalía {f}
senile {adj} /ˈsiːnaɪl/ (of, or relating to old age) :: senil
senile {adj} (exhibiting the deterioration in mind) :: senil, chocho, chocheante
senility {n} (the losing of memory and reason) :: senilidad {f}
senior {n} /ˈsinjɚ/ (someone older than someone else) :: señor
Senkaku Islands {prop} (islands) :: Islas Senkaku {f}
sensation {n} /sɛnˈseɪʃən/ (physical feeling) :: sensación
sensationalism {n} (use of style and subject matter that is intentionally controversial, lurid, or attention-grabbing) :: sensacionalismo {m}
sensationalist {adj} (characterized by sensationalism) :: sensacionalista
sense {n} /sɛn(t)s/ (method to gather data) :: sentido {m}
sense {n} (conscious awareness) :: sensación {f}
sense {n} (sound judgement) :: sentido {m}
sense {n} (meaning or reason) :: sentido {m}
sense {n} (natural ability) :: sentido {m}
sense {n} (semantics term) :: significado {m}, acepción {f}, sentido {m}, significación {f}
sense {n} (math: direction of a vector) :: sentido {m}
sense {n} (math: direction of rotation) :: sentido {m}
sense {v} (use biological senses) :: sentir
sense {v} (to instinctively be aware) :: sentir
sense {v} (to comprehend) :: dar sentido
sensei {n} /ˈsɛnseɪ/ (martial arts instructor) :: sensei {m}
sense of humour {n} (quality of an individual to find certain things funny) :: sentido del humor {m}
sense organ {n} (an organic sensor) :: órgano del sentido
sensibility {n} /ˌsɛnsɪˈbɪlɪti/ :: sensibilidad {f}
sensible {adj} /ˈsen.sə.bl̩/ (acting with or showing good judgement) :: razonable, sensato, sesudo
sensibly {adv} /ˈsɛnsəbli/ (in a sensible manner; in a way that shows good sense) :: prudentemente
sensitive {adj} /ˈsɛnsɪtɪv/ (responsive to stimuli) :: sensible, sensitivo
sensitive {adj} (easily offended) :: sensible, susceptible
sensitive {adj} (accurate) :: sensible
sensitivity {n} (the quality of being sensitive) :: sensibilidad {f}
sensitivity {n} (the ability of an organism or organ to respond to external stimuli) :: sensibilidad {f}
sensitivity {n} (the proportion of positive individuals in a population that will be correctly identified in a binary test) :: sensibilidad {f}
sensitivity {n} (the degree of response of an instrument to a change in an input signal) :: sensibilidad {f}
sensitivity {n} (the degree of response of a film etc. to light of a specified wavelength) :: sensibilidad {f}
sensitize {v} (to make increasingly aware of) :: sensibilizar
sensor {n} /ˈsɛn.sɚ/ (device or organ that detects certain external stimuli) :: sensor {m}
sensorial {adj} /sɛnˈsɔː.ɹi.əl/ (sensory) :: sensorial
sensory {adj} /ˈsɛnsəɹi/ (of the senses or sensation) :: sensorial, sensorio
sensual {adj} /ˈsɛn.ʃu.əl/ (inducing pleasurable or erotic sensations) :: sensual
sensualism {n} (doctrine: everything reduces to transformed sensation) :: sensualismo {m}
sensuality {n} (state of being sensual, sensuous or sexy) :: sensualidad {f}
sent {v} /sɛnt/ (past participle of "to send") :: enviado
sentence {n} /ˈsɛntəns/ (decision of a jury) :: sentencia {f}, condena {f}
sentence {n} (judicial order for punishment, conviction) :: sentencia {f}, condena {f}
sentence {n} (punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime) :: sentencia {f}, punición {f}, condena {f}, pena {f}
sentence {n} (grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate) :: oración {f}
sentence {v} (declare a sentence on a convicted person) :: sentenciar, condenar
sententious {adj} /sɛnˈtɛn.ʃəs/ (using as few words as possible) :: conciso, lacónico, sucinto
sententious {adj} (tending to use aphorisms or maxims) :: sentencioso
sententiously {adv} (in a sententious manner) :: sentenciosamente
sentience {n} /ˈsɛnʃəns/ (state or quality of being sentient) :: conciencia {f}, sensibilidad {f}
sentient {adj} /ˈsɛn.ʃ(i.)ənt/ (experiencing sensation, perceiving, thinking, or feeling) :: sensible, con sentidos
sentient {adj} (conscious or aware) :: consciente
sentiment {n} /ˈsɛn.tɪ.mənt/ (a general thought) :: sentimiento {m}
sentimental {adj} (characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion) :: sentimental
sentimentally {adv} (in a sentimental manner) :: sentimentalmente
sentimental value {n} (value of something from associated personal memories) :: valor sentimental {m}
sentinel {n} (A sentry or guard) :: guarda {m}, centinela {m}
sentry {n} /ˈsɛntɹɪ/ (guard) :: centinela {m}
sentry-box {n} (booth for a sentry) :: garita
Senyera {prop} (flag of Catalonia) :: señera
señorita {n} /sɛn.jə.ˈɹiː.tə/ (courtesy title for an unmarried woman in a Hispanophone country) :: señorita {f}
Seoul {prop} /səʊl/ (capital of South Korea) :: Seúl {m}
Seoulite {adj} (of or from Seoul) :: seulés, seulense
Seoulite {n} (someone from Seoul) :: seulés {m}, seulesa {f}, seulense {m} {f}
sepal {n} /ˈsɛp(ə)l/ (part of calyx) :: sépalo {m}
separate {adj} /ˈsɛp(ə)ɹət/ (apart from; not connected to) :: separado
separate {adj} (followed by "from": not together with) :: separado
separate {v} (to disunite, disconnect) :: separar
separate {v} (to cause to be separate) :: separar, disgregar
separate {v} (to divide itself) :: separarse
separately {adv} (in a separate manner) :: separadamente
separate the wheat from the chaff {v} (to select only that which is of value) :: apartar el grano de la paja
separation {n} /sɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act of disuniting two or more things) :: separación
separation of powers {n} (model for governance) :: separación de poderes {f}
separatism {n} (separatism) :: separatismo {m}
separatist {n} /ˈsɛpəɹətɪst/ (political separatist) :: separatista {m}
Sephardi {n} (Sephardi) :: sefardí {m}
sepia {n} /ˈsiːpɪə/ (pigment) :: sepia {f}
sepia {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish ::
sepiolite {n} (a clay mineral, the formal name of meerschaum) :: sepiolita {f}
sepoy {n} /ˈsiːˌpɔɪ/ (A native soldier of the East Indies) :: cipayo {m}
sepsis {n} /ˈsɛpsɪs/ (serious medical condition in which the whole body is inflamed) :: sepsis {f}
septal {adj} /ˈsɛptəl/ (of or pertaining to the septum) :: septal
September {prop} /sɛpˈtɛmbəɹ/ (ninth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: septiembre {m}
septennium {n} /sɛpˈtɛnɪəm/ (period of seven years) :: septenio {m}
septet {n} (group of seven) :: septeto {m}
septic {adj} (of or pertaining to sepsis) :: séptico
septic {adj} (causing sepsis) :: séptico
septicemia {n} (disease caused by pathogens in the blood) :: septicemia {f}
septic tank {n} (slang: Yank) SEE: Yank ::
septic tank {n} (watertight treatment system for domestic sewage) :: fosa séptica {f}
septillion {num} (a trillion trillion, 1024) :: cuatrillón
septillion {num} (a billion quintillion, 1042) :: septillón
septomarginal {adj} (relating to the margin of a septum) :: septomarginal
Septuagint {prop} /ˈsɛptjuːəˌdʒɪnt/ (an ancient translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek) :: Septuaginta {f}
septum {n} /ˈsɛptəm/ ((anatomy) wall separating two cavities) :: tabique {m}
septuplicate {v} /sɛpˈt(j)uːplɪkət/ (multiply by seven) :: septuplicar
sepulchral {adj} /səˈpʌlkɹəl/ (suggestive of grave) :: sepulcral
sepulchral {adj} (hollow and deep) :: sepulcral
sepulchre {n} /ˈsɛpəɫkɚ/ (burial chamber) :: sepulcro {m}
sequel {n} /ˈsiːkwəl/ (a narrative written after another narrative set in the same universe) :: secuela
sequela {n} /sɪˈkwiːlə/ (a disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem) :: secuela
sequence {n} /ˈsikwəns/ (set of things in a set order) :: secuencia {f}
sequenced {adj} (whose sequence has been determined) :: secuenciado
sequencer {n} (device that activates components according to a preplanned sequence) :: secuenciador {m}
sequent {adj} (that comes after) SEE: subsequent ::
sequent {adj} (that follows on) SEE: consequent ::
sequential {adj} (sequential) :: secuencial
sequester {v} /sɪˈkwɛs.tə/ (to separate from all external influence) :: separar
sequin {n} /ˈsiː.kwɪn/ (Italian/Turkish coin) :: cequí {m}, sequí {m}
sequin {n} (sparkling spangle used for decoration of ornate clothing:) :: lentejuela {f}
sequoia {n} /səˈkwɔɪ.ə/ (tree) :: secoya {f}
serac {n} /sɛˈɹæk/ (sharp tower of ice) :: serac {m}
seraglio {n} /səˈɹæljoʊ/ :: serrallo {m}
seraph {n} /ˈseɹəf/ (highest order of angels) :: serafín
Seraphina {prop} (female given name) :: Serafina
Serb {n} /ˈsɝb/ (person of Serb descent, see also: Serbian) :: serbio {m}, serbia {f}
Serbia {prop} /ˈsɝ.bi.ə/ (a country in southeastern Europe) :: Serbia {f}
Serbia and Montenegro {prop} (former country on the Balkan Peninsula) :: Serbia y Montenegro
Serbian {n} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)biːən/ (person from Serbia, see also: Serb) :: serbio {m}, serbio {m}, serbia {f}
Serbian {n} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian) :: serbio {m}
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to Serbia and Serbians) :: serbio
Serbian {n} (Serb) SEE: Serb ::
Serbo-Croatian {n} (South Slavic language) :: serbocroata
Serbo-Croatian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbo-Croatian language) :: serbocroata
Serbophile {n} (one who loves Serbia) :: serbófilo {m}, serbófila {f}
sere {adj} /siːɹ/ (without moisture) :: seco, marchito
serenade {n} /ˌsɛɹəˈneɪd/ (love song) :: serenata {f}
serenade {v} (serenade) :: dar serenata
serendipity {n} /ˌsɛ.ɹɛn.ˈdɪp.ɪ.ti/ (unsought, unintended... and/or learning experience that happens by accident) :: serendipia {f}, serendipidad {f}, serendipicia
serene {adj} (peaceful, calm) :: sereno
serene {adj} (fair and unclouded) :: sereno {m}
serene {adj} (part of royal title) :: sereno {m}
serenity {n} (state) :: sosiego {m}, tranquilidad {f}, serenidad
serenity {n} (lack of agitation) :: sosiego {m}, tranquilidad {f}
serenity {n} (title given to a prince or other dignitary) :: excelencia {m}
serf {n} /sɝf/ (semifree peasant) :: siervo {m}
serfdom {n} (state of being a serf) :: servidumbre {f}
serfdom {n} (feudal system) :: servidumbre {f}
sergeant {n} /ˈsɑːɹ.dʒənt/ (non-commissioned officer rank) :: sargento {m}
sergeant major {n} (sergeant major) :: sargento mayor {m}
Sergius {prop} (male given name) :: Sergio {m}
serial killer {n} (person who commits multiple murders) :: asesino en serie {m}, asesino serial {m}
seric {adj} (made of silk) SEE: silken ::
sericulture {n} /ˈsɛɹɪˌkʌltʃə/ (rearing of silkworms for the production of silk) :: sericicultura {f}
series {n} /ˈsɪɹiz/ (a number of things that follow on one after the other) :: serie {f}
series {n} (television or radio program) :: serie {f}
series {n} (in analysis: sum of the terms of a sequence) :: serie {f}
series finale {n} (the final episode of a television series) :: conclusión de la serie
serif {adj} (short line in a font) :: gracia {f}, remate {m}, serifa {f}, patín {m}
serigraphy {n} (printing method) SEE: screen printing ::
serin {n} (bird) :: verdecillo {m}
serine {n} (nonessential amino acid; CH2OH.CH(NH2)COOH) :: serina {f}
serious {adj} /ˈsɪɹi.əs/ (without humor or expression of happiness) :: serio
serious {adj} (important; weighty; not trifling; leaving no room for play) :: serio
serious {adj} (really intending what is said; being in earnest) :: serio
seriously {adv} /ˈsɪɹi.əsli/ (in a serious or literal manner) :: en serio
seriously {adv} (speech-act) :: en serio
seriousness {n} (state of being serious) :: seriedad {f}
sermon {n} /ˈsɝmən/ (religious discourse) :: sermón
sero- {prefix} (combining form of serum) :: sero-
seroconcordant {adj} (of a couple with both partners HIV positive or HIV negative) :: seroconcordante
serodiscordant {adj} (of a couple with one partner HIV positive and the other HIV negative) :: serodiscordante
serophobia {n} (fear, dislike, or hate of seropositives) :: serofobia {f}
seropositive {adj} (testing positive for a given pathogen) :: seropositivo
serotonin {n} /ˌsɛɹəˈtoʊnɪn/ (the compound 5-hydroxytryptamine) :: serotonina {f}
Serpens {prop} /ˈsɚːpənz/ (large summer constellation of the northern sky) :: Serpens
serpent {n} /ˈsɝpənt/ (snake) :: serpiente {f}, [archaic] sierpe {f}
serpent {n} (musical instrument) :: serpentón {m}
Serpentarius {prop} (Ophiuchus) SEE: Ophiuchus ::
serpentine {n} /ˈsɚːpəntaɪn/ (early form of cannon) :: serpentín {m}
serpentine {n} /ˈsɝːpəntin/ (mineral) :: serpentina {f}
serpentinite {n} (metamorphic rock) :: serpentinita {f}
Serpukhovian {prop} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period) :: Serpukhoviense
serrated {adj} (saw-like) :: acerruchado
serratus {n} (muscle) :: (músculo) serrato {m}
Serravallian {prop} (subdivision of the Miocene epoch) :: Serravalliense
serum {n} /ˈsɪɹ.əm/ (yellowish fluid obtained from blood) :: suero
servant {n} /ˈsɝvənt/ (one who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation) :: sirviente {m}, criado {m}, mozo {m}, doméstico {m}, empleado {m}
servant {n} (one who serves another, providing help in some manner) :: servidor {m}
servant {n} :: sirviente {m} {f}, criado {m}, criada {f}
serve {n} /sɝv/ (sports: act of putting the ball or shuttlecock in play) :: servicio {m}
serve {v} (to work for) :: servir
serve {v} (religion: to obey and worship) :: servir
serve {v} (to be subordinate to) :: servir
serve {v} (to be suitor to) :: servir
serve {v} (to attend, supply the wants of) :: servir
serve {v} (to bring food to) :: servir
serve {v} (to perform duties) :: desempeñar, servir
serve {v} (to treat (someone)) :: servir
serve {v} (military: to work or operate) :: operar, cernir, cerner
serve {v} (to spend time (of punishment)) :: servir
serve {v} (sports: to lead off with first delivery (of the ball)) :: servir
serve {v} (to be a servant) :: sevir
serve {v} (to be of use) :: servir, funcionar
serve {n} (AUS: portion of food) SEE: serving ::
server {n} /ˈsɝvɚ/ (one who serves) :: sirviente, servidor {m}, servidriz {f}
server {n} (computing: a program which provides services to other programs or users) :: servidor {m}
server {n} (computing: a computer dedicated to running server programs) :: servidor {m}
serve someone right {v} (happen to someone who deserves it) :: habérselo merecido,habérselo buscado,estarle bien empleado
serve someone right {v} (serves you right!) :: ¡te está bien empleado!
Servian {adj} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian ::
Servian {n} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian ::
Servian {prop} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian ::
service {n} /ˈsɝvɪs/ (practice of providing a service) :: servicio {m}
service {n} (economics: work performed) :: servicio {m}
service {n} (computing: function provided by one program or machine for another) :: servicio
service {n} (sports: act of initially serving the ball) :: saque {m}
service {v} (to serve) :: servir
service à la française {n} :: Servicio a la Francesa
service à la russe {n} :: Servicio a la Rusa
service lift {n} (a lift designed to carry goods) :: montacargas {m}
service lift {n} (a lift used by staff) :: ascensor de servicio {m}, ascensor para personal {m}, ascensor para trabajadores {m}
service of process {n} (delivery of information providing notice) :: diligencia de emplazamiento {f}
service of process {n} (effective notification of a lawsuit) :: diligencia de emplazamiento {f}
service station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station ::
service tree {n} (Sorbus domestica) :: serbal común {m}, sorbo {m}
service tree {n} (Sorbus torminalis) SEE: wild service tree ::
serviette {n} (napkin) SEE: napkin ::
servile {adj} /ˈsəɹ.vəl/ (of or pertaining to a slave) :: servil
servile {adj} (submissive or slavish) :: servil
servility {n} (condition of being servile) :: servilismo {m}
serving {n} /ˈsɜːvɪŋ/ (the act of serving) :: servicio {m}
serving {n} (portion of food) :: porción {f}
servitude {n} /ˈsɝvɪtud/ (the state of being a slave) :: servidumbre {f}
servitude {n} (qualified beneficial interest) :: servidumbre {f}
servomechanism {n} (system) :: servomecanismo {m}
sesame {n} /ˈsɛsəmi/ (plant) :: sésamo {m}
sesame {n} (seed) :: ajonjolí {m}
sesame oil {n} (oil extracted from sesame seeds) :: aceite de sésamo {m}
sesquilingualism {n} :: sesquilingüismo
sesquioxide {n} (oxide) :: sesquióxido {m}
sessile {adj} (zoology) :: sésil
sessile {adj} (botany) :: sésil
session {n} /ˈsɛʃən/ (period devoted to a particular activity) :: sesión {f}
session {n} (meeting of a body to conduct business) :: sesión {f}
sesterce {n} (sestertius) SEE: sestertius ::
sestertius {n} (Roman coin) :: sestercio {m}
set {v} /sɛt/ (to put something down) :: poner, dejar, colocar
set {v} (to determine) :: establecer
set {v} (to adjust) :: ajustar
set {v} (to arrange with dishes and cutlery) :: poner (la mesa)
set {v} (to introduce) :: ambientar, presentar
set {v} (to devise and assign work) :: asignar
set {v} (to solidify) :: solidificarse
set {v} (of a heavenly body: to disappear below the horizon) :: ponerse
set {n} (device for receiving broadcast radio waves; a radio or television) :: aparato {m}
set {n} (a series of, a group of) :: serie
set {n} :: decorado {m}, plató {m}, juego {m}
set {adj} (ready, prepared) :: listo {m}
set {n} (matching collection of similar things, such as a set of tables) :: juego {m}
set {n} (collection of various objects for a particular purpose, such as a set of tools) :: batería {f}, juego {m}
set {n} (set theory: collection of objects) :: conjunto {m}
set {n} (group of people, usually meeting socially) :: grupo {m}
set {n} (scenery for a film or play) :: escenario {m}, plató {m}
set {n} (in tennis) :: set
set {v} (to sit) SEE: sit ::
set {n} (badger’s home) SEE: sett ::
set {n} (plural: set theory) SEE: set theory ::
seta {n} :: pelillo {m}
set aside {v} :: apartar (a un lado)
setback {n} /ˈsɛtbæk/ (obstacle) :: contratiempo {m}, descalabro, varapalo
set down {v} (to place on a surface) :: posar
set foot {v} (to enter) :: poner el pie
set forth {v} (to start) SEE: start ::
set forth {v} (to present for consideration) :: tentar
set free {v} (release, free, give freedom to) :: libertar
set in motion {v} (trigger movement or progress) :: poner en marcha
set off {v} (To offset) SEE: offset ::
set on {v} (to encourage someone, or an animal, to attack someone) :: azuzar [dog]
set on fire {v} (cause to begin to burn) :: pegar fuego a, encender, alumbrar
set on fire {v} (arouse passionate feelings in) :: encender, calentar
set phrase {n} (idiomatic expression) :: frase hecha {f} colocación {f}
set square {n} (flat triangular piece of plastic or other material used in technical drawing) :: cartabón {m}, escuadra {f}
sett {n} /sɛt/ (paving stone) :: adoquín {m}
settee {n} /sɛˈti/ (long seat) :: sofá {f}
set theory {n} (mathematical theory of sets) :: teoría de conjuntos {f}
set the table {v} (arrange plates, dishes, etc. in preparation for a meal) :: poner la mesa
set the table {v} (make a future outcome possible) :: preparar el camino
set the Thames on fire {v} (to achieve something amazing) :: encender la pradera
setting {n} /ˈsɛtɪŋ/ (placement of a control) :: ajuste {m}
setting {adj} (that disappears below the horizon) :: poniente
settle {v} /ˈsɛtəl/ (to determine) :: resolver
settle {v} (to fix one's dwelling) :: asentarse, establecerse
settle down {v} (to become quiet) :: calmarse
settle down {v} (to establish a settled lifestyle) :: establecerse
settle for {v} (To accept or allow something, especially something not entirely desirable.) :: conformar [pronominal]
settlement {n} /ˈset.l.mənt/ (newly established colony) :: poblado {m}, asentamiento {m}
settlement {n} (community of people living together) :: asentamiento {m}
settlement {n} ((finance) delivery and payment) :: finiquito
settlement {n} ((law) disposition of property) :: acuerdo {m}
settlement agreement {n} (agreement) :: conciliación judicial {f}
settler {n} (someone who settles in a new location, especially one who makes a previously uninhabited place his home) :: colonizador {m}
settling {n} :: decantación {f}, concho {m}
set up {v} (to ready something for use) :: disponer, montar
set up {v} (to cause to happen) :: causar
set up {v} (to arrange for an outcome) :: construir
set up {v} (to gel or harden) :: fortalecer
set up {adj} (in a position to function) :: preparar
setup {n} (computing: an installer) :: instalador {m}
Sevan trout {n} (Armenian fish) :: trucha de Sevan {f}
Sevastopol {prop} /ˌsɛvəˈstoʊpəl/ (city) :: Sebastopol {m}
seven {num} /ˈsɛv.ən/ (cardinal number 7) :: siete
seven {n} (the figure seven) :: siete
seven deadly sins {n} (the cardinal sins) :: siete pecados capitales {p}
seven hundred {num} /ˈsɛv.ən ˈhʌn.dɹəd/ (cardinal number 700) :: setecientos {m}, setecientas {f}
seven hundred and fifty {num} (number) :: setecientos cincuenta
seven hundred and fifty {n} (the figure 750) :: setecientos cincuenta
seven-league boots {n} (boots enabling great stride) :: botas de siete leguas {f-p}
sevennight {n} (period of seven consecutive days and nights) SEE: week ::
seven o'clock {n} (the start of the eighth hour) :: las siete
Seven Sages {prop} (seven Ancient Greeks) :: Siete Sabios {m-p}
seventeen {num} /ˈsɛv.ən.tiːn/ (cardinal number) :: diecisiete
seventeenth {num} /ˌsɛvənˈtiːnθ/ (ordinal number) :: decimoséptimo
seventeenth {n} (one of seventeen equal parts of a whole) :: diecisieteavo {m}
seventh {adj} /sɛv.ənθ/ (ordinal form of the number seven) :: séptimo {m}, séptima {f}; [abbreviations] {m}, {f})
seventh heaven {n} (state of great joy and satisfaction) :: séptimo cielo {m}
seven thousand {num} (7,000) :: siete mil
seventieth {adj} /ˈsɛvnti.əθ/ (ordinal form of the number seventy (70)) :: septuagésimo
seventieth {n} (the person or thing in the seventieth position) :: septuagésimo
seventieth {n} (one of seventy equal parts of a whole) :: setentavo
seventy {num} /ˈsɛv.ən.di/ (cardinal number) :: setenta
seventy-eight {num} (78) :: setenta y ocho
seventy-first {num} (ordinal number 71st) :: septuagésimo primero
seventy-five {num} (75) :: setenta y cinco
seventy-four {num} (74) :: setenta y cuatro
seventy-nine {num} (79) :: setenta y nueve
seventy-one {num} (71) :: setenta y uno
seventy-seven {num} (77) :: setenta y siete
seventy-six {num} (76) :: setenta y seis
seventy-three {num} (73) :: setenta y tres
seventy-two {num} (72) :: setenta y dos
seven virtues {n} (seven heavenly virtues) :: siete virtudes
sever {v} /ˈsɛv.ɚ/ (to cut free) :: cortar, romper, tallar, tajar, truncar, recider, separar, secar, segar
several {determiner} /ˈsɛv(ə)ɹəl/ (consisting of a number more than two, but not very many) :: varios {m-p}, varias {f-p}
several {determiner} :: varios
severe {adj} /sɪˈvɪə/ (very bad or intense) :: severo, grave
severe {adj} (strict or harsh) :: severo
severe {adj} (austere) :: severo, austero
severe acute respiratory syndrome {n} (form of pneumonia) :: síndrome respiratorio agudo severo {m}
severely {adv} (in a severe manner) :: severamente
severity {n} /səˈvɛɹɨti/ (state of being severe) :: severidad {f}
severity {n} (degree of something undesirable; badness) :: seriedad {f}, severidad {f}
Seville {prop} /səˈvɪl/ (city in Andalusia, Spain) :: Sevilla {f}
Sevillian {adj} (of or pertaining to Sevilla) :: sevillano, hispalense
Sevillian {n} (someone from Sevilla) :: sevillano {m}, sevillana {f}, hispalense {m} {f}
sew {v} /soʊ/ ((transitive) use a needle) :: coser
sew {v} ((intransitive) use a needle) :: coser
sewage {n} (suspension of water and waste) :: aguas residuales {f-p}
sewer {n} /ˈs(j)uːə/ (pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage) :: alcantarilla {f}, cloaca {f}, alcantarillado {m}
sewer {n} /ˈsoʊɚ/ (person who sews clothing) :: costurero {m}, costurera {f}, cosedor {m}, cosedora {f}
sewerage {n} (sewage) SEE: sewage ::
sewing machine {n} (device) :: máquina de coser
sewn {v} /soʊn/ (past participle of sew) :: cosido
sex {n} /sɛks/ (act of sexual intercourse) :: relaciones sexuales {f-p}, sexo {m}, [attributive] sexual {m} {f}
sex {n} (gender (female or male)) :: sexo {m}, género {m}
sex {v} (to determine the sex of) :: sexar
sexagenarian {adj} (in one's seventh decade) :: sexagenario
sexagenarian {n} (a person who is between the ages of 60 and 69) :: sexagenario {m}, sexagenaria {f}
sexagesimal {adj} (based on the number sixty) :: sexagésimo
sex appeal {n} (sexual attractiveness) :: atracción sexual {f}
sex bomb {n} (someone highly sexy) :: bomba sexual {f}
sex change {n} (change in sex) :: cambio de sexo {m}
sex drive {n} (tendency to engage in sexual activity) :: libido {m}
sex education {n} (sex education) :: educación sexual {f}
sex gland {n} (gland in which sex cells are produced) SEE: gonad ::
sex hormone {n} (hormones involved in puberty, arousal, and sex drive) :: hormonas de sexo {f}
sexism {n} /ˈsɛksɪzm̩/ (gender discrimination or dislike) :: sexismo {m}
sexist {n} /ˈsɛksɪst/ (a person who discriminates on grounds of sex) :: sexista {m} {f}
sexist {adj} (unfairly against one sex in favour of the other) :: sexista
sexology {n} (study of sex and sexuality) :: sexología {f}
sex ratio {n} :: razón de sexo
sex shop {n} (shop that sells sexual merchandise) :: sex shop {m}
sex strike {n} (strike involving the withholding of sex) :: huelga sexual
sext {n} (noon) SEE: noon ::
Sextans {prop} (dim spring constellation of the northern sky) :: Sextante {m}
sextant {n} /ˈsɛkstənt/ (navigational instrument) :: sextante {m}
sextet {n} (any group of six people) :: sexteto {m}
sextet {n} (composition for six voices or instruments) :: sexteto {m}
sextillion {num} (a trillion billion, 1021) :: mil trillones
sextillion {num} (a million quintillion, 1036) :: sextillón
sexting {v} /ˈsɛkstɪŋ/ (sending sexually explicit text messages or photographs between cell phones) :: sextear, mandar textos sexuales
sexton {n} /ˈsɛkstən/ (church official) :: sacristán {m}
sex tourism {n} (travel for sex) :: turismo sexual {m}
sex toy {n} (sex aid) :: juguete sexual {m}
sexual {adj} /ˈsɛkʃuəl/ (of or relating to having sex) :: sexual
sexual {adj} :: sexual
sexual appetite {n} (sexual desire) :: apetito sexual
sexual cannibalism {n} (sexual cannibalism) :: canibalismo sexual {m}
sexual fraternization {n} (sexual relations) :: relación sexual {f}
sexual frustration {n} (agitation felt by an individual whose sexual satisfaction is considerably less than desired) :: frustración sexual {f}
sexual harassment {n} /ˌsɛkʃuəl həˈɹæsmənt/ (sexual harassment) :: acoso sexual {m}
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: intercourse ::
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction) :: coito {m}, relación sexual {f}
sexual intercourse {n} (the coming together of male and female in sexual intercourse) SEE: copulation ::
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction) SEE: coitus ::
sexuality {n} (sexual orientation) SEE: sexual orientation ::
sexuality {n} /sɛkʃuˈælɪti/ (sexual activity) :: sexualidad {f}
sexuality {n} (concern with or interest in sexual activity) :: sexualidad {f}
sexuality {n} :: sexualidad {f}
sexualization {n} :: sexualización {f}
sexually {adv} (in a sexual manner) :: sexualmente
sexually {adv} (with respect to sex (division)) :: sexualmente
sexually {adv} (with respect to intercourse) :: sexualmente
sexually {adv} (by means of intercourse) :: sexualmente
sexually transmitted disease {n} (contagious disease spread through sexual intercourse) SEE: venereal disease ::
sexually transmitted disease {n} (disease contracted through sexual contact) :: infección de transmisión sexual {f}, enfermedad de transmisión sexual {f}
sexual minority {n} (those outside mainstream sexual expression) :: minoría sexual {f}
sexual orientation {n} (sexual orientation) :: orientación sexual {f}
sexual predator {n} (person seen as threatening for wanting sex) :: acosador sexual
sexual relation {n} (behaviour of a sexual nature) :: relación sexual {f}
sexual reproduction {n} (process whereby a new organism created by combining the genetic material of two organisms) :: reproducción sexual
sexual slavery {n} (criminal activity) :: trata de blancas {f}
sexual tension {n} (tension between two individuals due to physical attraction) :: tensión sexual {f}
sex worker {n} (person who supplies sexual services for money) :: trabajadora sexual {f}, trabajador sexual {m}, trabajadores sexuales {m-p}, trabajadoras sexuales {f-p}
sexy {adj} /ˈsɛksɪ/ (having sexual appeal) :: sexy
sexy {adj} (slang: very attractive or appealing) :: sexy
Seychelles {prop} /seɪˈʃɛlz/ (country in East Africa) :: Seychelles {f-p}
Seychellois {adj} (from, or pertaining to, the Seychelles) :: seychellense {m} {f}
Seychellois {n} (Someone from the Seychelles of Seychellois descent) :: seychellense {m} {f}
sgraffito {n} /sɡɹəˈfiːtoʊ/ (technique where the top layer is scratched through to reveal an underlying layer) :: esgrafiado {m}
sgraffito {v} (to produce a design using this technique) :: esgrafiar
shabby {adj} /ˈʃæb.i/ (torn or worn; poor; mean; ragged) :: raído {m}, zarrapastroso, cutre
shack {n} /ʃæk/ (crude hut) :: barraca {f}, [Colombia] cambuche {m}, [Panama] casa bruja {m}, [Spain] chabola {f}, [El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua] champa {f}, [Mexico] jacal {m}, [Argentina, Venezuela] rancho {m}, [Costa Rica] tugurio {m}
shackle {n} (restraint fit over an appendage) :: grillete {m}, grillos {m-p}
shackle {n} (a U-shaped piece of metal) :: grillete {m}
shackle {n} (stubble) SEE: stubble ::
shackles {n} (paired wrist or ankle restraints) :: grillete {m}
shack up {v} (to live together, especially when unmarried) :: arrejuntarse, amancebarse
shad {n} /ʃæd/ (fishes of the herring family) :: alosa {f}, sábalo {m}
shade {n} /ʃeɪd/ (darkness where light is blocked) :: sombra {f}
shade {n} (something that blocks light, particularly in a window) :: persiana {f}
shade {n} (variety of color) :: umbral {m}, tono {m}, matiz {m}
shade {v} (to shield from light) :: sombrear
shade {v} (to alter slightly) :: matizar
shade {v} (to darken or to lightly colour) :: oscurecer
shadoof {n} (device used to gather water) :: cigüeñal {m}, cigoñal {m}
shadow {n} /ˈʃædoʊ/ (dark image projected onto a surface) :: sombra {f}
shadowbox {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama ::
shadow-box {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama ::
shadow of a doubt {n} (any doubt or hesitation) :: sombra de duda
shady {adj} /ˈʃeɪdi/ (abounding in shades) :: umbroso
shady {adj} (causing shade) :: umbrío
shaft {n} /ʃæft/ (long narrow body of spear or arrow) :: asta {f}, astil {m} [arrow]
shaft {n} (beam or ray of light) :: haz {m}, rayo {m}
shaft {n} (main axis of a feather) :: raquis {m}
shaft {n} (long passage sunk into the earth) :: pozo {m}
shaft {n} (vertical passage housing a lift) :: hueco {m}, pozo {m}
shaft {n} (ventilation or heating conduit) :: ducto {m}
shaft {n} (the shaft of the penis) :: tronco {m}
shaft {n} :: barra {f}, caña {f}, [4] cañón {m}, eje {m}, , [5] mango {m}
shag {n} /ʃæɡ/ (sea bird) :: cormorán {m}, cormorán moñudo {m}
shag {n} (act of sexual intercourse) :: polvo {m}
shag {n} (sexual partner) :: polvo {m}
shaggy {adj} /ˈʃæɡi/ (with long, thick, and uncombed hair, fur, or wool) :: pelo largo {m}, pelo despeinado {m}, pelo suelto {m}, chascón [Chile, Bolivia], greñudo, desgreñado
shah {n} (king of Persia) :: sah {m}
shahada {n} (Islamic declaration of belief) :: shahada {f}
shaheed {n} (martyr) SEE: martyr ::
shake {v} /ˈʃeɪk/ (transitive: to cause to move) :: agitar, sacudir
shake {v} (transitive: to disturb emotionally) :: agitar
shake {v} :: agitar, sacudir
shake {n} (act of shaking) :: sacudida {f}
shake {n} (milkshake) :: batido
shake {n} (beverage made of ice cream and carbonated drink) SEE: float ::
shake off {v} (to remove by shaking) :: sacudir
Shakespeare {prop} /ˈʃeɪkspɪɹ/ (English playwright) :: Shakespeare
Shakespearean {adj} /ʃeɪkˈspiɹi.ən/ (pertaining to Shakespeare or his works) :: shakespeariano
Shakespearean sonnet {n} (type of sonnet) :: soneto inglés {m}, soneto shakespeariano {m}, soneto isabelino {m}
shaky {adj} /ˈʃeɪki/ (shaking) :: tembloroso
shale {n} (shell, husk, cod, pod) :: cáscara, vaina
shale {n} (sedimentary rock) :: esquisto {m}, pizarra {f}
shall {v} /ˈʃæl/ (indicating the simple future tense) :: shall followed by the infinitive is translated using the future tense
shall {v} (indicating the simple future tense) :: I shall sing tomorrow - Cantaré mañana
shallot {n} /ˈʃælət/ (vegetable in the onion family) :: chalota {f}
shallow {adj} /ˈʃæl.oʊ/ (having little depth and significantly less deep than wide) :: poco profundo {m}, superficial
shallow {adj} (extending not far downward) :: superficial
shallow {adj} (concerned mainly with superficial matters) :: superficial
shallow {adj} (lacking interest or substance) :: superficial, desinteresante {m}
shallow {adj} :: poco profundo ; superficial
shallow {n} (shallow portion of an otherwise deep body of water) :: bajo {m}, bajofondo {m}
shalom {interj} (transliteration of the Jewish greeting or farewell) :: shalom
sham {adj} /ʃæm/ (intended to deceive) :: falso {m}; fingido {m}
sham {v} (to cheat or deceive) :: fingir
shaman {n} /ˈʃɑːmən/ (a medium between the concrete and spirit worlds) :: chamán {m}, curandero {m}, curandera {f}
shamanism {n} (range of traditional beliefs) :: chamanismo {m}
shamble {v} /ˈʃæmbl̩/ (to walk while shuffling or dragging the feet) :: arrastrar los pies
shambles {n} /ˈʃæmbl̩z/ (a slaughterhouse) :: matadero {f}
shambolic {adj} /ʃamˈbɒlɪk/ (chaotic) :: caótico {m}
shame {n} /ʃeɪm/ (uncomfortable or painful feeling) :: vergüenza {f}
shame {n} (something to regret) :: vergüenza {f}, pena {f}
shame {n} (that which is shameful and private, especially body parts) :: vergüenzas {f-p}
shame {v} (to cause to feel shame) :: avergonzar
shamefaced {adj} (bashful or ashamed) :: avergonzado {m}, apenado {m}
shameful {adj} /ˈʃeɪmfəl/ (causing or meriting shame or disgrace) :: vergonzoso
shamefully {adv} /ˈʃeɪmfəli/ (in a shamefull manner) :: vergonzosamente
shameless {adj} (having no shame) :: sin vergüenza
shamelessly {adv} (in a shameless manner) :: desvergonzadamente
shamelessness {n} (The state or characteristic of being without shame) :: sinvergonzonería {f}, desvergüenza {f}, desfachatez
shampoo {n} /ʃæmˈpuː/ (product for washing the hair or other fibres) :: champú {m}
shamrock {n} (any of several small plants, forms of clover) SEE: clover ::
shamrock {n} /ˈʃæm.ɹɑk/ (trefoil leaf of any clover) :: trébol {m}
shandy {n} /ˈʃændi/ (mixture of lemonade and beer) :: clara {f} [Spain]
shandy {n} (a serving of this mixture) :: clara {f} [Spain]
shanghai {v} /ˌʃæŋˈhaɪ/ (to force or trick into joining a ship) :: emborrachar para llevarlo como marinero
Shanghai {prop} /ˈʃæŋ.haɪ/ (Chinese city as provincial-level municipality) :: Shanghái
shank {n} /ʃæŋk/ (an improvised stabbing weapon) :: pincho {m}
shanks' mare {n} (walking) :: [idiomatic, Castilla] ir en el coche de San Fernando, un ratito a pie y otro caminando
shanks' pony {n} (idiomatic references to walking) :: [idiomatic, Castilla] ir en el coche de San Fernando, un ratito a pie y otro caminando
shanty {n} /ˈʃænti/ (An old run-down house or shack) :: chabola {m}
shanzhai {n} (imitation and trademark infringing brands and goods) :: piratería {f}
shape {n} /ʃeɪp/ (status or condition) :: forma {f}, estado {m}
shape {n} (condition of personal health, especially muscular health) :: forma {f}
shape {n} (appearance or outline) :: forma {f}
shape {n} :: forma {f}
shape {v} (to give something a shape) :: modelar, formar
shapeshifter {n} (creature capable of changing its appearance) SEE: shape-shifter ::
shape-shifter {n} /ˈʃeɪpʃɪftə/ (a person who can transform) :: cambiante {m}
sharaga {n} (sharashka) SEE: sharashka ::
sharashka {n} (a Soviet gulag R&D lab) :: sharashka {f}
sharbat {n} (sherbet) SEE: sherbet ::
shard {n} /ʃɑɹd/ (piece of glass or pottery) :: casco {m}, añicos {m-p}
share {n} /ʃɛəɹ/ (portion of something) :: participación {f}
share {n} (financial instrument) :: acción {f}
share {n} (resource shared over a computer network) :: compartición
share {v} (to give) :: dar, compartir
share {v} (to have in common) :: compartir
share {v} (to divide and distribute) :: dividir
share {n} (plowshare) SEE: plowshare ::
sharecropper {n} (a farmer paying rent with crops to the landowner) :: aparcero
sharecropping {n} (system) :: aparcería
shared {adj} /ˈʃɛə(ɹ)d/ (used multiply) :: compartido {m}
shareholder {n} (one who owns shares of stock) :: accionista {m} {f}
shareholders' agreement {n} (agreement between shareholders) :: pacto parasocial {m}, pacto de sindicación {m}, pacto reservado {m}
shareowner {n} (shareholder) SEE: shareholder ::
shari'a {n} (Islamic religious law) :: sharia {f}
shark {n} /ʃɑɹk/ (fish) :: tiburón {m}, escualo
shark attack {n} (attack on a human by a shark) :: ataque de tiburón {m}
shark fin soup {n} (soup made from shark fins) :: sopa de aleta de tiburón {f}
sharp {adj} /ʃɑɹp/ (able to cut easily) :: agudo, afilado, filoso
sharp {adj} (intelligent) :: listo
sharp {adj} (pointed, able to pierce easily) :: filoso
sharp {adj} (of a note, played a semitone higher than usual) :: sostenido
sharp {adj} (musically higher-pitched than desired) :: agudo
sharp {adj} (having an intense, acrid flavour) :: agrio
sharp {adj} (intense and sudden (of pain)) :: agudo
sharp {adj} (exact, precise, accurate, keen) :: certero
sharp {adj} (offensive, critical, or acrimonious) :: agrio
sharp {adj} (observant, alert, acute) :: agudo
sharp {adj} (forming a small angle) :: agudo
sharp {adj} :: listo , puntiagudo , sostenido
sharp {adv} (exactly) :: en punto
sharp {adv} (in a higher pitch than is correct or desirable) :: desafinado {m}
sharp {n} (sign for a sharp note on the staff) :: sostenido
sharp {n} (note that is sharp in a particular key) :: sostenido
sharpen {v} /ˈʃɑɹpɨn/ (to make sharp) :: afilar
sharpener {n} (device for making things sharp) :: sacapuntas {m}
sharpness {n} (cutting ability of an edge) :: agudeza
sharpshooter {n} (marksman) :: francotirador {m}
shashlik {n} (skewered dish) :: shashlik {m}
shatter {v} /ˈʃæt.ə(ɹ)/ (to violently break something into pieces) :: astillar, estrellar, quebrantar, hacer añicos
shatter {v} (to smash, or break into tiny pieces) :: astillar, estrellar, hacer añicos
shave {v} /ʃeɪv/ (to remove hair from) :: afeitar, rapar, rasurar
shave {v} (to remove hair from one's face) :: afeitarse
shave {n} (an instance of shaving) :: afeitado {m}
shaver {n} (boy) SEE: boy ::
shaver {n} (barber) SEE: barber ::
shaver {n} /ˈʃeɪvə/ (electric razor) :: maquinilla de afeitar {f}, máquina de afeitar {f}, afeitadora {f}
shaver {n} (pillager) SEE: pillager ::
shaw {n} (thicket) SEE: thicket ::
shawarma {n} (Middle Eastern sandwich-like wrap) :: shawarma {m}
shawl {n} /ʃɔːl/ (a square piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders) :: chal {m}, pañolón
shawm {n} /ʃɔːm/ (wind instrument) :: caramillo
she {pron} /ʃi/ (person) :: ella
shea {n} /ʃi/ (tree) :: karité {m}
shea butter {n} /ˈʃeɪ ˌbʌtɚ/ (fat extracted from the fruit of the shea tree) :: manteca de karité
sheaf {n} /ʃiːf/ (bundle of grain or straw) :: haz {m}, atado {m}, atada {f}, mies {f}
sheaf {n} (any collection of things bound together; a bundle) :: atado {m}, atada {f}
sheaf {n} (mathematical construct) :: haz {m}
sheaf {n} :: fibrilla {f}
sheaf {n} (sheave) SEE: sheave ::
shear {v} /ʃiɹ/ (to cut) :: cizallar, cortar
shear {v} (to remove the fleece from a sheep) :: esquilar, tonsurar, tundir
shear {v} (to deform because of shearing forces) :: distorsionar
shear {n} (a cutting tool similar to scissors) :: cizalla {f}
shear {n} (the act of shearing, or something removed by shearing) :: cizallado
shears {n} /ʃɪɹz/ (tool consisting of two blades with bevel edges) :: cizalla {f}, cizallas {f-p}
shear stress {n} (component of stress) :: tensión cortante {f}, tensión de corte {f}
shearwater {n} (seabird) :: pardela {f}
she-ass {n} (female ass, female donkey, jenny) :: burra {f}, asna {f}
sheath {n} (condom) SEE: condom ::
sheath {n} /ʃiːθ/ (scabbard) :: vaina {f}
sheath {n} (long case) :: envoltura {f}
sheath {n} (insulating outer cover of an electrical cable) :: funda exterior, envoltura exterior {f}, cubierta exterior {f}, vaina externa {f}
sheath {v} /ʃiːð/ (put (a sword) into its sheath) :: envainar
sheath {v} (put (an object) into its sheath) :: envainar
sheathe {v} /ʃiːð/ (to put something, such as a knife, into a sheath) :: envainar
sheave {n} /ʃiːv/ (wheel having a groove) :: roldana {f}
she-bear {n} (a female bear) :: osa {f}
shebop {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate ::
she-cat {n} (a female cat) :: gata {f}
shed {v} /ʃɛd/ (to part or divide) :: separar
shed {v} (to pour; to make flow) :: verter
shed {v} (to allow to flow or fall) :: derramar
shed {n} (temporary structure to shelter something) :: cobertizo {m}, [Latin America] galpón {m}
shed {n} (poor quality automobile) :: carraca {f}
she-devil {n} (female devil) :: demonia femenina
sheen {n} /ʃiːn/ (splendor; radiance; shininess) :: brillo {m}
sheep {n} /ʃip/ (animal) :: oveja {f}
sheep {n} (one who behaves shyly) :: pusilánime {m} {f}, papanatas {m} {f}
sheepdog {n} (dog used for herding sheep) :: perro pastor {m}
sheepfold {n} /ˈʃiːpfəʊld/ (enclosure) :: aprisco {m}, redil {m}
sheepherder {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd ::
sheepherder {n} (person herding sheep) :: pastor de ovejas {m}
sheep liver fluke {n} (parasitic flatworm) :: duela del hígado {f}
sheepskin {n} (skin of a sheep) :: carnero {m}, badana {f}
sheer {adj} (pure) SEE: pure ::
sheer {adj} /ʃɪɹ/ (very thin or transparent) :: fino, transparente, muy delgado
sheer {adj} (straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular) :: escarpado, acantilado, vertical
sheet {n} /ʃit/ (sheet of paper) :: hoja {f}, folio, pliego
sheet {n} (sheet of material) :: lámina {f}
sheet {n} (expanse of material on the ground) :: capa {f}
sheet {n} (rope to adjust sail) :: escota {f}
sheet {n} (bedsheet) SEE: bedsheet ::
sheet bend {n} (knot) :: vuelta de escota {f}
sheet metal {n} (Metal worked into a thin, flat sheet) :: hojalata {f}
sheet music {n} (hand-written or printed form of musical notation) :: partitura {f}
sheet of paper {n} (piece of loose paper) :: papeleta {f}
sheik {n} /ʃeɪk/ (leader of an Arab village, family or small tribe) :: jeque {m}
sheik {n} (Islamic religious clergy) :: jeque {m}
sheik {n} (Gulf countries: official title for members of the royal family) :: jeque {m}
Sheinwoodian {prop} (subdivision of the Silurian period) :: Sheinwoodiense
shekel {n} /ˈʃekəl/ (ancient unit of weight) :: siclo {m}
shekel {n} (sheqel) SEE: sheqel ::
shelduck {n} (waterfowl) :: tarro {m}
shelf {n} /ʃɛlf/ (structure) :: estante {m}, balda {f}, anaquel {m}
shelf {n} (capacity) :: estantería {f}
shelf {n} (reef, shoal, sandbar) :: arrecife {m}, banco {m}, cordón {m}, bajío {m}
shelf life {n} (the length of time a product will last without deteriorating) :: vigencia {f}, duración {f}
shell {n} /ʃɛl/ (hard calcareous or chitinous external covering of many invertebrates) :: concha {f}
shell {n} (hard covering of an egg) :: cáscara {f}
shell {n} (entomology: exoskeleton of certain insects) :: concha {f}
shell {n} (covering of a nut) :: cáscara {f}
shell {n} (pod) :: vaina {f}
shell {n} (conjoined scutes that comprise the "shell" of a tortoise or turtle) :: caparazón {m}
shell {n} (casing of an artillery projectile) :: casquete {m}
shell {n} (computing: general-purpose environment) :: terminal {m}
shell {n} :: [fruit] cáscara {f}, [animal] concha {f}
shell {n} (by extension, any mollusks having such a covering) :: crustáceo {m}, marisco {m}
shell {v} (to remove the outer covering or shell of something) :: descascarar (nut), desvainar (pea)
shell {v} (to bombard, to fire projectiles at) :: bombardear
shellac {n} /ʃəˈlæk/ (processed secretion of the lac insect) :: goma laca {f}
shellfish {n} /ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ/ (aquatic food that has a shell) :: marisco {m}
shell game {n} (game which requires the bettor to guess under which of three small cups a pea-sized object has been placed) :: trile {m}, Pepito paga doble {m}, mosqueta {f}
shelter {n} /ˈʃɛltɚ/ (a refuge or other protection) :: refugio {m}, abrigo, amparo, asilo, abrigadero
shelter {n} (institution) :: hogar {m}
shelter {v} (transitive, to provide cover) :: cobijar
shelter {v} (intransitive, to take cover) :: refugiarse
Shem {prop} (son of Noah) :: Sem
shemale {n} /ˈʃi.meɪl/ (a male-to-female transsexual or transgender person) :: travelo {m}
shenanigan {n} (singular of shenanigan) SEE: shenanigans ::
shenanigans {n} /ʃɪˈnænɪɡ(ə)nz/ (deceitful tricks) :: artimaña, travesuras {f-p}
Shenzhen {prop} /ˈʃɛnˈdʒɛn/ (a city in China) :: Shénzhen
shepherd {n} /ˈʃɛp.əɹd/ (a person who tends sheep) :: pastor {m}, ovejero {m}
shepherd {v} (watch over; guide) :: pastorear
shepherd's purse {n} (Capsella bursa-pastoris) :: bolsa del pastor {m}
sheqel {n} /ˈʃekəl/ (currency unit in Israel) :: séquel {m}
sherbet {n} /ˈʃɝːbət/ (frozen fruit juice) :: sorbete {m}
sherbet {n} (sweet drink prepared from fruits or flower petals) :: sorbete {m}
Sheremetyevo {prop} (airport in Russia) :: Sheremétievo {m}
sheriff {n} /ˈʃɛɹɪf/ (all meanings) :: sheriff {m}, cherife {m} {f}
Sherpa {n} /ˈʃɝpə/ (member of an ethnic group) :: sherpa {m} {f}
sherry {n} (fortified wine) :: jerez {m}
sherry {n} (variety of sherry) :: jerez {m}
sherry {n} (glass of sherry) :: vaso {m} de jerez
sherrylike {adj} (resembling sherry) :: ajerezado
she's unconscious {phrase} (she's unconscious) :: ella está inconsciente
she-tiger {n} (tigress) SEE: tigress ::
Shetland {prop} (Shetland Islands) SEE: Shetland Islands ::
Shetland Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: islas Shetland {f}
she-wolf {n} (female wolf) :: loba {f}
shh {interj} /ʃː/ (requesting silence) :: chito
Shi'a {n} (branch of Islam) :: chiismo {m}, chía {m}
Shi'a {n} (follower of Shi'a Islam) :: chiíta {m} {f}
shibboleth {n} /ˈʃɪbəlɛθ/ (a word, especially seen as a test, to distinguish someone as belonging to a particular nation, class, profession etc) :: santo y seña, contraseña
shibboleth {n} (a common or longstanding belief, custom, or catchphrase associated with a particular group, especially one with little current meaning or truth) :: doctrina anticuada
shield {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
shield {n} /ʃiːld/ (armor) :: escudo {m}
shield {n} (anything that protects or defends) :: escudo {m}
shield {v} (to protect, to defend) :: proteger, blindar
shield {n} (toilet seat) SEE: toilet seat ::
shield volcano {n} (volcano) :: volcán en escudo {m}
shift {n} (type of women's undergarment) SEE: slip ::
shift {n} /ʃɪft/ (change of workers) :: turno
shift {n} (act of shifting) :: cambio, desviación, deslizamiento, desplazamiento {m}
shift {n} (gear mechanism in a motor vehicle) :: cambio
shift {n} (button on a keyboard) :: tecla shift {f}, tecla mayúsculas {f}
shift {v} (to change, swap) :: cambiar
shift {v} (to move from one place to another) :: mover
shift {v} (to change position) :: moverse
shift {v} (to change gears) :: cambiar
shift key {n} (key on a typewriter) :: tecla de mayúsculas {f}
shift key {n} (key on a personal computer or terminal keyboard) :: mayús {m} {f}, tecla mayús {f}
shiitake {n} /ʃɪˈtɑki/ (Lentinula edodes, an edible mushroom) :: shiitake {m}, shitake {m}, hongo del árbol shii {m}
Shiite {n} (Shi'a) SEE: Shi'a ::
shikimic acid {n} (shikimic acid) :: ácido shikímico {m}, ácido siquímico {m}
shiksa {n} /ˈʃɪksə/ (non-Jewish girl) :: shikse {f}, shiksa {f}
shill {n} /ʃɪl/ (a person paid to endorse a product favourably) :: testaferro {m}, hombre de paja
shill {n} (an accomplice at a confidence trick) :: compinche {m}, palero {m}
shill {v} (to promote or endorse in return for payment) :: prevaricar, andar en chanchullos, trapichear, trapisondar
shill {v} (to put under cover, to sheal) :: tapar, encubrir, ocultar celar, disimular, enterrar
shilling {n} /ˈʃɪlɪŋ/ (former coin) :: chelín {m}
shilling {n} (currency) :: chelín {m}
Shimon {prop} (male given name) SEE: Simeon ::
Shimshon {prop} (given name) SEE: Samson ::
shin {n} /ʃɪn/ (front part of the leg below the knee) :: canilla {f}, espinilla {f}, tibia {f}
shinbone {n} (inner bone of the hind limb below the knee) :: tibia {f}
shine {v} /ʃaɪn/ (to emit light) :: brillar, lucir
shine {v} (to distinguish oneself) :: brillar, sobresalir
shine {v} (ergative: to create light with a flashlight, lamp, torch, etc.) :: alumbrar
shine {n} (brightness from a source of light) :: brillo {m}
shine {n} (brightness from reflected light) :: brillo {m}
shine {n} (slang: moonshine) SEE: moonshine ::
shine {n} (sunshine) SEE: sunshine ::
shiner {n} (black eye) SEE: black eye ::
shingle {n} /ˈʃɪŋ.ɡəl/ (small, thin piece of building material) :: ripia {f}, tablilla {f}
shingle {v} (to cover with shingles (building material)) :: techar
shingle {n} (small, smooth pebbles) :: guijarro
shingles {n} /ˈʃɪŋɡəlz/ (herpes zoster) :: culebrilla {f}, herpes zóster {m}
shining {adj} /ˈʃaɪnɪŋ/ (emitting light) :: brillante
shining {adj} (having a high polish or sheen) :: lustroso, lúcido
shining {adj} (having exceptional merit) :: ilustre, famoso, célebre, renombrado, reputado, espléndido
shinkansen {n} (bullet train) SEE: bullet train ::
shin pad {n} (clothing) :: espinillera {f}
shin splint {n} (painful inflammation of muscles in the shins) :: síndrome de estrés medial de la tibia {m}, periostitis {f}
Shinto {prop} /ˈʃɪn.toʊ/ (religion) :: sintoísmo
Shintoism {prop} (Shinto) SEE: Shinto ::
Shintoist {n} (an adherent of Shinto) :: sintoísta {m} {f}
shiny {adj} /ˈʃaɪni/ (reflecting light) :: refulgente
shiny {adj} (emitting light) :: brillante
shiny {adj} :: brillante, reluciente
shiny cowbird {n} (shiny cowbird) :: tordo renegrido {m}, chamón común {m}
ship {n} /ʃɪp/ (large water vessel) :: barco {m}, buque {m}, nave {f}
ship {v} (to send a parcel or container) :: enviar
-ship {suffix} (Property or state of being) :: -azgo {m}, -dad {f}
shipworm {n} (Marine mollusc that bores through wood) :: broma {f}
shipwreck {n} /ˈʃɪpɹɛk/ (A ship that has sunk or run aground so that it is no longer seaworthy.) :: pecio {m}
shipwreck {n} (An event where a ship sinks or runs aground.) :: naufragio {m}
shipwreck {v} (to wreck a vessel) :: naufragar
shipwrecked {adj} (stranded as a result of a shipwreck) :: náufrago {m}, naufragado
shipyard {n} (place to build and repair ships) :: astillero {m}
Shiraz {n} /ʃɚˈɑːz/ (variety of black grape) :: Syrah
shire {n} /ʃaɪə(ɹ)/ (former administrative area of Britain; a county) :: condado {m}
shirk {v} /ʃɝk/ (avoid a duty) :: correrse, evadir, escaquearse, remolonear, ponerse al socaire
shirker {n} (Someone who shirks) :: embuscado {m}
shirker {n} (Someone who is lazy) :: remolón
shirt {n} /ʃɝt/ (article of clothing) :: camisa {f}
shirtfront {n} (the front part of a shirt) :: peto {m}
shit {n} /ʃɪt/ :: mierda {f}, caca {f}
shit {n} (definite plural: diarrhea) :: cagarro {m} (sólido), diarrea {f} (líquido)
shit {n} (rubbish) :: mierda {f}, maricadas {f-p}
shit {n} (nonsense, bullshit) :: mierda {f}, huevonadas {f-p} , babosadas {f-p}
shit {n} (nasty, despicable person) :: mierda {f}, malparido {m}
shit {n} (not anything, nothing) :: (una) mierda {f}
shit {adv} (of poor quality) :: de mierda
shit {adv} (despicable) :: mierdada {f}
shit {v} :: cagar
shit {v} (vulgar: to excrete (something) through the anus) :: cagar
shit {v} (vulgar: to be stricken with fear) :: cagarse
shit {interj} (expression of worry, failure) :: ¡mierda!, ¡carajo!, ¡puta!
shit {interj} (to show surprise) :: joder, hostia
shit ass {n} (shitass) SEE: shitass ::
shitass {n} (mean or rude person) :: cabrón
shit factory {n} (humorous: infant) :: cagón {m}, cagóncito {m}
shit-for-brains {adj} (Very stupid) :: descerebrado, subnormal, tonto
shit happens {phrase} (expression of acceptance of misfortune) SEE: such is life ::
shithead {n} /ˈʃɪt.hɛd/ (stupid or contemptible person) :: cagón {m}, cabeza de mierda {m} {f}
shithole {n} (anus) SEE: asshole ::
shithole {n} (unpleasant person) SEE: asshole ::
shithole {n} /ˈʃɪthoʊl/ (dirty or unpleasant place) :: cuchitril {m}, antro {m}
shithouse {adj} (Of poor quality) SEE: shitty ::
shitload {n} (vulgar slang: a large amount) :: chingo
shits {n} /ʃɪts/ ((slang) diarrhea) :: cagadera {f}
shit-stirrer {n} (one who enjoys creating trouble for others) :: follonero {m}, liante
shitter {n} (coarse slang for the anus) SEE: anus ::
shitton {n} /ˈʃɪtˌtʌn/ (enormous amount) :: montón {m}
shitty {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
shitty {adj} (high) SEE: high ::
shitty {adj} /ˈʃɪti/ (unpleasant as shit) :: mierdoso, de mierda
shiver {v} /ˈʃɪvəɹ/ (to tremble or shake) :: tiritar, temblar de frío
shiver {n} (the act or result of shivering) :: escalofrío {m}
Shlomo {prop} (given name) SEE: Solomon ::
Shoah {prop} (the systematic mass murder of 6 million Jews) SEE: Holocaust ::
shoal {n} (group of fish) SEE: school ::
shoal {n} /ʃəʊl/ (sandbank) :: bajío {m}
shock {n} /ʃɑk/ (sudden, heavy impact) :: choque {m}
shock {n} (life-threatening medical emergency) :: choque
shock {n} :: choque {m}
shock {n} (arrangement of sheaves for drying) SEE: stook ::
shock absorber {n} (device to absorb shocks) :: amortiguador
shock and awe {n} /ˈʃɒk (ə)nd ˈɔː/ (doctrine based on the use of spectacular displays of force) :: shock y pavor {m}
shocked {adj} /ʃɒkt/ (surprised, startled, confuded) :: atónito, estupefacto
shocking {adj} (inspiring shock; startling) :: espantoso, chocante
shocking {adj} (unusually obscene or lewd) :: aberrante
shocking {adj} (extremely bad) :: horrible
shock wave {n} (A powerful compression wave) :: onda de choque {f}
shoddy {adj} /ʃɒdi/ (of poor quality) :: mal hecho {m}, mal hecha {f}, chapucero {m}, chapucera {f}, flojo {m}, burdo {m}
shoe {n} /ʃuː/ (protective covering for the foot) :: zapato {m}
shoe {n} (something resembling a shoe (e.g. brake shoe)) :: zapata {f}
shoe {v} (To put shoes on one's feet) :: calzar
shoe {v} (to put horseshoes on a horse) :: herrar
shoe {n} (piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse’s foot) SEE: horseshoe ::
shoebill {n} /ˈʃu.bɪl/ (wading bird) :: picozapato {m}
shoehorn {n} /ˈʃuːˌhɔɹn/ (tool used to assist the foot) :: calzador {m}
shoehorn {v} (to use a shoehorn) :: calzar
shoehorn {v} (to exert great effort to insert or include something) :: encajar, apretar, forzar
shoelace {n} /ˈʃuːˌleɪs/ (for fastening a shoe) :: cordón {m}, cordonera {m}
shoemaker {n} (a person who makes shoes) :: zapatero {m}, zapatera {f}
shoe polish {n} (product used to make shoes shine) :: betún {m}
shoe size {n} (size of shoe) :: talla de calzado {f}
shoe tree {n} (device to preserve the shape of a shoe) :: horma {f}
shoetree {n} (device to preserve the shape of a shoe) SEE: shoe tree ::
shofar {n} /ˈʃəʊfə/ (ram’s-horn trumpet) :: shofar {m}
shogun {n} /ˈʃəʊɡʌn/ (shogun) :: shōgun {m}
shogunate {n} (shogunate, bakufu) :: shogunato {m}
shoo {v} /ʃuː/ (to induce someone to leave) :: ahuyentar, correr
shoo {v} (usher) SEE: usher ::
shoot {v} /ʃuːt/ (to fire a shot) :: disparar, tirar
shoot {v} (to fire multiple shots) :: disparar, tirar
shoot {v} (to hit with a shot) :: tirar
shoot {n} (emerging stem and embryonic leaves of a new plant) :: retoño {m}, vástago {m}, pimpollo {m}
shoot {n} (photography session) :: sesión fotográfica {f}
shoot {interj} (expressing disdain) :: ¡Miércoles! {m}
shoot down {v} (to cause to fall by shooting) :: derribar
shooting {n} /ˈʃuːtɪŋ/ (instance of shooting) :: tiroteo {m}
shooting {n} (the sport or activity of firing a gun) :: tiro {m}
shooting guard {n} (basketball position) :: escolta {f}
shooting range {n} (a facility designed for firearms practice) :: polígono de tiro {m}, campo de tiro {m}
shooting star {n} (meteor) :: estrella fugaz
shoot oneself in the foot {v} (to act against one's own interest) :: tirar piedras contra el propio tejado
shoot oneself in the foot {v} :: tirar piedras al propio tejado
shoot one's mouth off {v} (make reckless or exaggerated statements) :: fanfarronear
shoot the breeze {v} (to chat idly or waste time talking) :: pegar la hebra, darle a la sin hueso
shoot the shit {v} (chat casually) SEE: shoot the breeze ::
shop {n} /ʃɑp/ (establishment that sells goods) :: tienda {f}, negocio {m}, comercio {m}
shop {n} (workshop) :: taller {m}
shop {n} :: tienda {f}, [formal usage] comercio {m}, [colloquial] negocio {m}, [Colombia] almacén {m}, [small shop] changarro {m} [Mexico]
shop {v} (to visit shops) :: ir de compras
shop {v} (to digitally edit a picture or photograph) SEE: photoshop ::
shopfloor {n} (productive area of a factory) :: taller {m}
shopkeeper {n} (trader who sells goods in a shop) :: comerciante {m} {f}, tendero {m}, tendera {f}
shoplifting {n} (action of the verb to shoplift) :: hurto {m}
shoppe {n} (shop) SEE: shop ::
shopper {n} /ˈʃɒp.ə/ (a person who shops) :: comprador {m} compradora {f}
shopping {n} /ˈʃɑpɪŋ/ (activity of buying) :: shopping {m}, compras {f-p}
shopping {n} (things bought) :: compras {f-p}
shopping bag {n} (strong bag for carrying purchases) :: cesta de la compra {m}
shopping basket {n} (basket for groceries and merchandise) :: cesta {f}, cesta de la compra {f}
shopping cart {n} (conveyance used to carry items while shopping) :: carrito {m}, carretilla {f}
shopping center {n} (shopping centre) SEE: shopping centre ::
shopping centre {n} (large retail outlet) :: centro comercial {m}
shopping list {n} (list of items that need to be bought) :: lista de la compra
shopping mall {n} (shopping centre) SEE: shopping centre ::
shopping trolley {n} (shopping cart) SEE: shopping cart ::
shop window {n} (large window at the front of a shop) :: escaparate {m}, vitrina {f}, vidriera {f}
shore {n} /ʃɔɹ/ (land adjoining a large body of water) :: costa {f}, orilla {f}
shore {v} (support) SEE: shore up ::
shoreline {n} (the divide between land and water) :: orilla {f}
shore up {v} (to reinforce (something at risk of failure)) :: reforzar
short {adj} /ʃɔːt/ (having a small distance between ends or edges) :: corto {m}
short {adj} (of a person, of comparatively little height) :: bajo {m}
short {adj} (having little duration) :: corto
short {n} (a short circuit) :: [abbrev.] corto {m}, [formally] cortocircuito {m}
short {v} (shortchange) SEE: shortchange ::
shortage {n} (lack or deficiency) :: falta {f}, carestía {f}, escasez {f}
shortchange {v} /ʃɔɹtˈtʃeɪndʒ/ (to defraud someone by giving them less change than they ought to be given after a transaction) :: sisar
short circuit {n} (unintentional connection) :: cortocircuito {m}
shortcoming {n} (deficiency) :: defecto
shortcut {n} /ˈʃɔːtkʌt/ (path) :: atajo
shorten {v} (to make shorter) :: acortar, abreviar, reducir
shorten {v} (to become shorter) :: acortarse
shortfall {n} (An instance of not meeting a quota or of having an insufficient amount) :: déficit {m}
shorthaired {adj} (having short hair) :: pelicorto
shorthand {n} /ˈʃɔɹt.hænd/ (a compendious and rapid method of writing) :: taquigrafía {f}, estenografía {f}
shorthanded {adv} (understaffed) :: falta de personal, poco personal, personal insuficiente
shortly {adv} /ʃɔːɹtli/ (in a short or brief time or manner) :: pronto, en breve
shortness of breath {n} (dyspnea) :: disnea {f}, falta de aire {f}
short of {phrase} (except) SEE: except ::
shorts {n} (plural of short) SEE: short ::
shorts {n} /ʃɔː(ɹ)ts/ (pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees) :: pantalón corte {m}
short selling {n} (The practice of selling items or stock which one does not currently possess) :: venta corta {f}
short-sighted {adj} (myopic) SEE: myopic ::
short-sighted {adj} (lacking foresight) :: corto de miras
short-sightedness {n} (disorder of the vision) SEE: nearsightedness ::
shortstop {n} (baseball position) :: campo corto {m}, parador en corto {m}, torpedero {m}
short story {n} (work of fiction) :: cuento {m}
short-tailed hawk {n} (Buteo brachyurus) :: gavilán rabicorto {m}, busardo de cola corta {m}
short-tailed parrot {n} (Graydidascalus brachyurus) :: loro colicorto
short-tailed weasel {n} (Mustela erminea) SEE: ermine ::
short-term {adj} (of the near or immediate future) :: a corto plazo
Shoshone {prop} /ʃoʊˈʃoʊni/ (Amerind people) :: shoshón
shot {adj} /ʃɑt/ (worn out) :: desgastado {m}
shot {adj} (tired, weary) :: cansado {m}
shot {n} (result of launching a projectile) :: disparo {m}, tiro {m}
shot {n} (heavy iron ball used for the shot put) :: peso {m}, bala {f}
shot {n} (measure of alcohol) :: chupito {m}, [tequila shot] tequilazo {m}, trago {m}
Shota {prop} (male given name) :: Shota
shot glass {n} (small glass) :: vaso de trago corto {m}, chupito {m}
shotgun {n} (gun) :: escopeta {f-s}
shotgun wedding {n} (wedding in which the bride is pregnant) :: penalti {m}, casarse de penalti {m}
shot put {n} (athletics event) :: lanzamiento de peso {m}, lanzamiento de bala {m}
should {v} /ʃʊd/ (expressing obligation) :: Conditional form of deber
should {v} (expressing likelihood) :: deber
should {v} (If; in case of) :: si
shoulder {n} /ˈʃoʊldɚ/ (joint between arm and torso) :: hombro {m}
shoulder {n} (part of a road where drivers may stop in an emergency) :: [Mexico] acotamiento {m}, [Spain] arcén {m}, [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay] banquina {f}, [Colombia, Chile] berma {f}, [Costa Rica] espaldón {m}, [Venezuela] hombrillo {m}, [Panama] hombro {m}, [Dominican Republic] paseo {m}
shoulder blade {n} (bone) :: omóplato {m}, escápula {f}
shoulder bone {n} (shoulder blade) SEE: shoulder blade ::
shoulder pad {n} (type of padding) :: hombrera {f}
shoulder-to-shoulder {adv} (whilst closely cooperating) :: espalda contra espalda
shout {n} /ʃaʊt/ (a loud burst of voice) :: grito {m}
shout {v} (to utter a sudden and loud outcry) :: gritar
shout down {v} (to shout louder than someone in order to force through one's argument) :: abuchear a alguien
shout from the rooftops {v} (proclaim) :: anunciar a bombo y platillo, a los cuatro vientos
shove {v} /ʃʌv/ (push roughly) :: empujar
shove {n} (rough push) :: empujón
shovel {n} (spade) SEE: spade ::
shovel {n} /ˈʃʌvəl/ (tool for moving portions of material) :: pala {f}
shovel {v} (to move materials with a shovel) :: traspalar, palear
shoveler {n} (duck in the genus Anas) :: cuchara común {f}, pato cucharo {m}
show {v} /ʃəʊ/ (to display) :: mostrar
show {v} (to indicate (a fact) to be true) :: demostrar
show {n} (entertainment) :: espectáculo {m}, show {m}
show {n} (exhibition) :: exposición {f}
show {n} (demonstration) :: demostración {f}
show {n} (broadcast program(me)) :: programa {m}
showboat {n} (showoff) SEE: showoff ::
show business {n} (entertainment industry) :: show business {m}
showbusiness {n} /ˈʃoʊˌbɪznɪs/ (entertainment industry) :: show business {m}
showcase {n} /ˈʃoʊˌkeɪs/ (a case for displaying merchandise or valuable items) :: escaparate {m}, vitrina {f}
showcase {n} (a setting for displaying something favorably) :: vitrina {f}
showdown {n} (the final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor) :: enfrentamiento {m}
shower {n} /ˈʃaʊ.ɚ/ (brief fall of rain) :: chubasco {m}
shower {n} (device for bathing) :: ducha {f}, regadera {f}
shower {n} (instance of using of this device) :: ducha {f}
shower {v} (to spray with) :: duchar, rociar
shower {v} (to bathe using a shower) :: ducharse, bañarse
shower {v} (to bestow liberally) :: colmar
shower {n} (baby shower) SEE: baby shower ::
shower curtain {n} (waterproof curtain) :: cortina de ducha {f}
shower gel {n} (gel shower soap) :: gel de baño {m}, gel de ducha {m}
show jumping {n} (equestrian event in which a rider's horse is jumped over an array of obstacles) :: salto ecuestre
showmanship {n} (strong performance) :: espectacularidad {f}
show off {v} (to exhibit, to demonstrate something for the purpose of bragging) :: chulear, lucir, lucirse, hacer alarde
show-off {n} (one who shows off) :: exhibicionista {m}, fanfarrón {m}, postureador {m}
showoff {n} (person who attempts to demonstrate prowess or ability) :: mandaparte {mf}
show one's true colors {v} (to reveal how one really is) :: mostrar su verdadera cara, mostrarse tal cual es
showy {adj} (for show) :: ostentoso, jactancioso
shrapnel {n} /ˈʃɹæpnəl/ (fragments and debris thrown out by an exploding device) :: shrapnel, metralla {f}
shrapnel {n} (loose change) SEE: loose change ::
shred {v} /ʃɹɛd/ (to cut or tear into narrow pieces or strips) :: trocear
shredded {adj} (cut or torn into narrow pieces) :: rallado
shredder {n} /ʃɹɛdə(ɹ)/ (machine) :: trituradora, desfibradora {f}, ralladora {f}
shrew {n} /ʃɹuː/ (mouselike animal) :: musaraña {f}
shrew {n} (woman) :: arpía {f}, bruja {f}
shrewd {adj} /ʃɹuːd/ (showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters) :: perspicaz
shrewd {adj} (artful, tricky or cunning) :: astuto
shrewdly {adv} (in a shrewd manner) :: astutamente, con perspicacia
shriek {n} /ʃɹiːk/ (a sharp, shrill outcry or scream) :: alarido {m}, chillido {m}
shriek {v} (to utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry) :: chillar
shrike {n} /ʃɹaɪk/ (Any of various passerine birds of the family Laniidae) :: alcaudón {m}, verdugo {m}
shrill {adj} /ʃɹɪl/ (high-pitched and piercing) :: estridente
shrimp {n} /ʃɹɪmp/ (decapod crustacean) :: camarón {m}, gamba {f}, langostino {m}
shrimp {n} (flesh of the crustacean) :: camarón {m}
shrimp plant {n} (Justicia brandegeeana) :: camarón {m}
shrine {n} /ʃɹaɪ̯n/ (a holy place dedicated to a specific figure of respect) :: santuario {m}
shrine {n} (a case, box, or receptacle, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics) :: relicario {m}
shrine {v} (enshrine) SEE: enshrine ::
shrink {v} /ˈʃɹɪŋk/ (intransitive: to contract, to become smaller) :: contraerse, encogerse, achicarse
shrink {v} (transitive: to cause something to shrink) :: encoger, mermar, contraer, jibarizar
shrink {v} (intransitive: to attempt to avoid an unwanted or intimidating duty) :: zafarse, rehuir, correrse
shrink {v} (to move back because of fear or disgust) :: rehuir
shrink {n} (psychiatrist or therapist (informal, belittling)) :: [colloquial] loquero {m}
shrithe {v} (to creep) SEE: creep ::
shrithe {v} (to go about, roam) SEE: roam ::
shrive {v} (confess) SEE: confess ::
shrivel {v} /ˈʃɹɪvəl/ (collapse inward) :: arrugar
shrivel {v} (become wrinkled) :: arrugar
shroom {n} (mushroom) SEE: mushroom ::
shroom {n} (hallucinogenic fungus) SEE: magic mushroom ::
shroud {n} /ʃɹaʊd/ (dress for the dead) :: sudario {m}, mortaja {f}
shroud {n} (mast support) :: obenquillo {m}
Shrove Tuesday {n} (day before the beginning of Lent) :: martes de carnaval {m}
shrub {n} /ʃɹʌb/ (woody plant) :: mata {f}, arbusto {m}
shrubbery {n} (planting of shrubs) :: matorral
shrub celery {n} (the crisp thick leafstalk of the celery plant) :: apio {m}
shrug {n} /ʃɹʌɡ/ (gesture) :: encogimiento de hombros {m}
shrug {v} (to raise the shoulders to express uncertainty, lack of concern, etc.) :: encogerse de hombros
shrunk {v} /ˈʃɹʌŋk/ (past participle of shrink) :: encogido
shudder {n} (shivering tremor) :: escalofrío {m}
shudder {n} :: escalofrío {m}
shuffle {n} (act of shuffling cards) :: barajar
shuffle {v} (to put in a random order) :: mezclar, barajear, barajar
shuffle {v} (to walk without picking up one's feet) :: arrastrar, arrastrar los pies
shufti {n} (glance) SEE: glance ::
shun {v} /ʃʌn/ (to avoid) :: evitar
shut {v} /ʃʌt/ (to close) :: cerrar
shut down {v} (to close, terminate, or end) :: cerrar
shut down {v} (to turn off or stop) :: apagar
shutdown {n} (action of closing) :: apagado
shut one's trap {v} (shut up) SEE: shut up ::
shutter {n} /ˈʃʌtɚ/ (protective panels over windows) :: postigo {m}, contraventana {f}
shutter {n} (part of a camera) :: obturador {m}
shutter speed {n} (time during which the shutter of a camera remains open) :: velocidad de obturación {f}
shuttle {n} /ˈʃʌɾel]/ (part of a loom) :: lanzadera {f}
shuttle {n} (the sliding thread holder in a sewing machine) :: lanzadera {f}
shuttle {n} (transport service) :: lanzadera {f}, bus de cortesía {m}
shuttle {v} (to transport by shuttle) :: transportar
shuttlecock {n} /ˈʃʌtl̩kɑk/ (badminton ball) :: volante {m}
shut up {v} /ʃʌt ˈʌp/ (close (a building) so that no one can enter) :: cerrar
shut up {v} (terminate (a business)) :: cerrar, clausurar
shut up {v} (enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave) :: encerrar
shut up {v} (put (an object) in a secure enclosed place) :: encerrar, guardar, resguardar
shut up {v} (transitive: to stop (a person) from talking or (a person or thing) from making noise) :: callar
shut up {v} (intransitive: to stop talking or making noise) :: callarse, cerrar la boca
shut up {v} (imperative: "Shut up!", see also: hold one's tongue) :: cállate la boca, cállate, cierra la boca, callad, cállanse, cállese, silencio
shvitz {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
shy {adj} /ʃaɪ/ (easily frightened) :: tímido
shy {adj} (reserved) :: reservado
shy {adj} (cautious) :: tímido
shy {adj} (embarrassed) :: vergonzoso
shy {v} (to fling) :: lanzar
shylock {n} (loan shark) SEE: loan shark ::
shyly {adv} (in a shy manner) :: tímidamente
shyness {n} (quality of being shy) :: timidez {f}
si {n} /si/ (seventh note of a major scale) :: si
sialic acid {n} (any of a group of amino carbohydrates) :: ácido siálico {m}
Siam {prop} (the former name of Thailand) :: Siam {m}
Siamese {adj} (Thai) :: siamés {m}, siamesa {f}
Siamese cat {n} (mammal) :: gato siamés {m}
Siamese twin {n} (conjoined twin) :: siamés
sib {n} (sibling) SEE: sibling ::
Siberia {prop} /saɪˈbɪəɹɪə/ (region of Russia) :: Siberia {f}
Siberian {adj} (from, of or pertaining to Siberia) :: siberiano
Siberian Husky {n} (Siberian Husky dog) :: husky siberiano {m}
Siberian tiger {n} (Panthera tigris altaica) :: tigre de Amur {m}, tigre siberiano {m}
sibilant {adj} /ˈsɪb.ɪ.lənt/ (characterized by a hissing sound) :: sibilante
sibilant {n} (phonetics: a hissing sound) :: sibilante {f}
sibling {n} /ˈsɪblɪŋ/ (person who shares same parents) :: hermano {m}, hermana {f}
sic {adv} /sɪk/ (thus, thus written) :: sic
sic {v} (incite an attack by) :: azuzar
siccity {n} (dryness) SEE: dryness ::
Sichuan {prop} /ˈsɪtʃ.wɑn/ (a province in China) :: Sichuan
Sichuan Yi {prop} (language) :: Yi de Sichuan
Sicilian {adj} (relating to Sicily or its inhabitants) :: siciliano
Sicilian {prop} (language) :: siciliano {m}
Sicilian {n} (person) :: siciliano {m}, siciliana {f}
Sicilian {n} (chess opening) SEE: Sicilian Defence ::
Sicilian Defence {n} (chess opening) :: defensa siciliana {f}
Sicily {prop} /ˈsɪsɨli/ (island) :: Sicilia {f}
sick {adj} (ill) SEE: ill ::
sick and tired {adj} (frustrated and annoyed) SEE: fed up ::
sickening {adj} /ˈsɪk(ə)nɪŋ/ (causing sickness or disgust) :: asqueante, estomagante, repugnante
sickhouse {n} (infirmary) SEE: infirmary ::
sickle {n} /ˈsɪkl̩/ (agricultural implement) :: hoz {f}
sickle {adj} (shaped like the blade of a sickle) :: falciforme
sick leave {n} (a type of leave from work) :: baja médica {f}, incapacidad temporal {f}
sickle cell anaemia {n} (sickle cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia ::
sickle-cell anaemia {n} (sickle-cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia ::
sickle-cell anemia {n} (disease characterized by sickle-shaped red blood cells) :: anemia falciforme {f}
sickle-cell disease {n} (sickle-cell disease) SEE: sickle-cell anemia ::
sickly {adj} /ˈsɪkli/ (frequently ill) :: enfermizo {m}, enclenque
sickly {adj} (having the appearance of sickness) :: enfermizo {m}
sickly {adj} (weak, faint) :: débil {m} {f}, triste {m} {f}
sickly {adj} (overly sweet) :: empalagoso {m}
sickly sweet {adj} (too sweet) :: empalagoso {m}, empalagosa {f}
sick man of Europe {prop} (Ottoman Empire) :: hombre enfermo de Europa {m}
sickness {n} /ˈsɪknɪs/ (the quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady) :: enfermedad
sickness {n} :: enfermedad {f}
side {n} /saɪd/ (bounding straight edge of an object) :: lado {m}
side {n} (left or right half) :: lado {m}
side {n} (surface of a sheet of paper) :: página {f}
side {n} (set of opponents in a game) :: equipo {m}, selección {f}
side {n} (group having a particular allegiance in a war) :: bando {m}
side {n} (television channel) SEE: channel ::
side {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish ::
sidebar {n} ((computing) information placed at the side of a webpage) :: barra lateral {f}
sideboard {n} (sideburns) SEE: sideburns ::
sideboard {n} (furniture) :: aparador
sideburn {n} (sideburns) SEE: sideburns ::
sideburns {n} /ˈsaɪd.bɚnz/ (facial hair reaching from the top of the head down the side of the face to the side of the chin) :: patillas {f-p}
side by side {adv} (figuratively, with a common purpose) :: codo con codo, codo a codo
side dish {n} (serving of food meant as an accompanying dish) :: agregado {m}, guarnición {f}, acompañamiento {m}
sidedish {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish ::
side effect {n} (unintended consequence of any action) :: efecto secundario {m}
side effect {n} (medicine: an adverse effect) :: efecto secundario {m}
sidekick {n} (assistant) :: compañero
sidelock {n} (sidelock) :: mecha de lado {f}
side order {n} (accompaniment to main course) SEE: side dish ::
sideproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct ::
sidereal {adj} /səˈdɪɹi.əl/ (of or relating to the stars) :: sidéreo
siderite {n} (a mineral, iron(II) carbonate) :: siderita {f}
siderite {n} (an iron meteorite) :: siderito {m}
sides reversed is {phrase} (Used to form palindromes) :: se ve revés
side-straddle hop {n} (jumping jack) SEE: jumping jack ::
side-striped jackal {n} (side-striped jackal) :: chacal rayado {m}
sidewalk {n} /saɪdwɔːk/ (paved footpath) :: acera {f}, andén {m} [Colombia], banqueta {f} [Guatemala, Mexico], escarpa {f} [Southeastern Mexico], vereda {f} [Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay]
sidewalk cafe {n} (an outdoor portion of a restaurant) :: terraza {m}
Sidon {prop} (city state of Phoenicia) :: Sidón
siege {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
siege {n} /siːdʒ/ (military blockade of settlement) :: sitio {m}, asedio {m}
siege {v} (besiege) SEE: besiege ::
Siegfried {prop} /ˈsɪɡ. ˈsiːɡ.fɹiːd/ (Hero of the Nibelungenlied who defeated the Icelandic queen Brunhild) :: Sigfrido {m}
siemens {n} /ˈsiːmənz/ (derived unit of electrical conductance) :: siemens {m}
Sierra Leone {prop} /siˌɛɹə liˈoʊn/ (Republic of Sierra Leone) :: Sierra Leona
Sierra Leonean {adj} (from or of Sierra Leone) :: sierraleonés
Sierra Leonean {n} (someone from Sierra Leone) :: sierraleonés {m}
Sierra Nevada {prop} (mountain range in Spain) :: Sierra Nevada {m}
siesta {n} /sɪˈɛstə/ (an afternoon nap) :: siesta {f}, descanso {m}
sieve {n} /sɪv/ (device to separate larger and smaller objects) :: cedazo {m}, [from solids] criba {f}, tamiz {m}, [from liquids] colador {m}, harnero {m} [Chile]
sieve {n} (process that filters out unwanted pieces of input) :: criba {f}
sieve {v} (to strain, sift or sort using a sieve) :: cribar, colar [for liquids], cernir [for solids]
sievert {n} /ˈsiːvət/ (SI unit of radiation dose) :: siévert {m}
sift {v} /sɪft/ (to sieve or strain (something)) :: tamizar, cernir
sift {v} (to separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving) :: separar
sift {v} (to examine (something) carefully) :: examinar minuciosamente, juzgar
sifter {n} (tool for sifting) :: colador fino
sift out {v} :: hacer la criba
sigh {n} /saɪ/ (act of sighing) :: suspiro {m}
sigh {n} (manifestation of grief; a lament) :: suspiro {m}
sigh {n} :: suspiro {m}
sigh {v} (to inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it) :: suspirar
sigh {v} :: suspirar
sight {n} /saɪt/ (something seen) :: vista {f}
sight {n} (something worth seeing) :: lugar de interés {m}, espectáculo {m}, panorama {m}
sight {n} (device used in aiming a firearm) :: visor {m}, mira {f}
sight {v} (visually register) :: ver
sight {v} (get sight of) :: avistar
sight {v} (take aim at) :: apuntar
sight {n} (eyesight) SEE: eyesight ::
sighthound {n} (sighthound) :: lebrel {m}
sighting {n} (act of catching sight of something, especially something searched for) :: avistamiento {m}, avistaje {m}
sightsee {v} (go sightseeing) :: visitar los lugares de interés, turismo
sightseeing {n} (tourism) :: turismo {m}, excursionismo {m}
sight translation {n} (act of translating a written text out loud) :: traducción a la vista {f}
sigil {n} /ˈsɪdʒɪl/ (seal, signature or signet) :: sigilo {m}
sigil {n} (computing: character affixed to a symbol) :: sigilo {m}
sigma {n} /ˈsɪɡmə/ (letter of the Greek alphabet) :: sigma {f}
sigmoid {adj} /ˈsɪɡ.mɔɪd/ (in geometry: curved in two directions) :: sigmoideo
sigmoid {adj} (in anatomy: relating to the sigmoid flexure of the large intestine) :: sigmoideo
sign {n} /saɪn/ (visible indication) :: signo {m}, muestra {f}
sign {n} (flat object bearing a message) :: aviso {m}, señal {f}, letrero {m}, placa {f}, señalización {f} (signalling, signs)
sign {n} (math: positive or negative polarity) :: signo {m}
sign {n} (sign language in general[sign language, see also: ) :: lengua de señas {f}, lengua de signos {f}
sign {n} (omen, see also: omen) :: presagio {m}
sign {n} (meaningful gesture) :: seña {f}
sign {n} (any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols) :: símbolo {m}
sign {v} (to make (a document) official by writing one's signature) :: firmar
sign {v} (to write one's signature on a document) :: firmar
sign {v} (to write one's signature somewhere) :: firmar, signar
sign {v} (intransitive: to communicate using sign language) :: hablar a señas
sign {v} (transitive: to communicate using sign language) :: graficar
signage {n} /ˈsaɪnɪdʒ/ (Signs taken collectively) :: rotulación
signal {n} /ˈsɪɡnəl/ (sign made to give notice) :: señal {f}
signal {n} (device to give indication) :: señal {f}
signal {n} (telecommunication: electric or electromagnetic action that conveys information) :: señal {f}
signal {v} (to indicate) :: señalar
signatory {n} /ˈsɪɡ.nə.tɹi/ (one who signs or signed) :: signatario {m}
signature {n} /ˈsɪɡnətʃɚ/ (person’s autograph name) :: firma {f}
signature {n} :: firma {f}, pliego {m}
significance {n} /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəns/ (extent to which something matters) :: significado {m}, significación, calado
significance {n} (meaning) :: significado {m}
significant {adj} /sɪɡˈnɪ.fɪ.ɡənt/ (signifying something; carrying meaning) :: significativo
significant {adj} (having noticeable effect) :: importante, significativo
significant {adj} (statistics: having a low probability of occurring by chance) :: significativo
significantly {adv} (in a significant manner: notably) :: significativamente
significant other {n} (romantic partner, regardless of marital status) :: novio {m}, novia {f}, media naranja {f}
signify {v} /ˈsɪɡ nəˌfaɪ/ :: señalar, suponer, representar, significar
sign in {v} (log in) SEE: log in ::
sign language {n} (sign language) :: lenguaje por señas {m}
sign of the cross {n} (gesture) :: santiguamiento {m}, señal de la cruz {m}
sign of the times {n} (symbol of an era) :: signo de los tiempos {m}
sign over {v} (to transfer) :: traspasar
sign up {v} (to add a name to the list of people who are participating in something) :: inscribir, alistar, enlistar [Mexico]
sign up {v} (to add one's own name to the list of people who are participating in something) :: inscribirse, darse de alta, alistarse
Sikh {n} /siːk/ (an adherent of Sikhism) :: sij
Sikhism {prop} /ˈsiːkɪzm̩/ (religion) :: sijismo
Sikkim {prop} /ˈsɪkɪm/ (state in eastern India which has Gangtok as its capital) :: Sikkim, Sikín
silane {n} :: silano {m}
Silas {prop} /ˈsaɪ.ləs/ (male given name) :: Silas {m}
silence {n} /ˈsaɪ.ləns/ (lack of any sound) :: silencio {m}
silence {v} (to make something silent) :: silenciar
silence {v} (to suppress criticism) :: hacer callar
silence {interj} (be silent) :: ¡cállate!
silence is golden {proverb} (proverb) :: el silencio es oro, por la boca muere el pez
silent {adj} /ˈsaɪlənt/ (free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet) :: silencioso, callar [verb "to be silent"]
silent {adj} (not implying significant modifications which would affect a peptide sequence) :: silencioso
silent {adj} (undiagnosed or undetected because of an absence of symptoms) :: silencioso
silent {adj} :: silencioso, callado
silent {adj} (to refrain from speaking) SEE: be silent ::
silent as the grave {adj} (to say absolutely nothing) :: ser callado como una tumba, ser como una tumba
silent film {n} (film without sound) :: cine mudo {m}
silently {adv} /ˈsaɪləntli/ (in a silent manner; making no noise) :: silenciosamente
silent treatment {n} (ignoring a particular individual) :: hacer el vacío
Silesia {prop} /saɪˈliʒə/ (region) :: Silesia {f}
silhouette {n} /ˌsɪ.lʊˈwɛt/ (representation of the outlines of an object filled in with a black color) :: silueta {f}
silica {n} /ˈsɪl.ɪ.kə/ (silicon dioxide) :: sílice {f}
silica {n} (silica group of the silicate minerals) :: sílice {f}
silicate {n} /ˈsɪlɪkeɪt/ (salt or mineral) :: silicato {m}
siliceous {adj} (relating to silica) :: silíceo
silicle {n} (A short silique) :: silícula {f}
silicon {n} /ˈsɪlɪkən/ (non-metallic element) :: silicio {m}
silicon dioxide {n} (SiO2) :: dióxido del silicio
silicone {n} /ˈsɪlɪkəʊn/ (any of a class of inert compounds of silicon) :: silicona {f}
Silicon Valley {prop} (nickname for region in San Francisco) :: Silicon Valley {m}, Valle del Silicio {m}
silique {n} /ˈsɪlɪk/ (fruit with two carpels) :: silicua {f}, vaina {f}
silk {n} /sɪlk/ (fiber) :: seda {f}
silk {n} (fabric) :: seda {f}
silk-cotton tree {n} (tropical tree) :: ceiba {f}, kapok {m}, capoc {m}, pochote {m} [Mexico], bonga {f} [Colombia], lupuna {f} [Peruvian Amazon]
silken {adj} (made of silk) :: de seda
silken {adj} (having a texture like silk) :: sedoso
Silk Road {prop} (routes used by silk traders across Europe, Asia and northern Africa) :: Ruta de la Seda {f}
silk-screen printing {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing ::
silkworm {n} /ˈsɪlkwɜːm/ (caterpillar) :: gusano de seda {m}
silky {adj} /ˈsɪlki/ (similar in texture or appearance to silk) :: sedoso
sill {n} /sɪl/ (base of a window) :: alféizar {m}, antepecho {m}, parapeto {m}
sill {n} (layer of igneous rock) :: lámina {f}
sillimanite {n} (mineral) :: silimanita {f}
silly {adj} /ˈsɪli/ (foolish, showing a lack of good sense and wisdom) :: niñito
silly {adj} (irresponsible, showing irresponsible behaviors) :: infantil
silly {adj} (playful, giggly) :: payaso
silly {adj} (semiconscious) :: semiaturdido
silly {adj} (pejorative: simple, not intelligent, unrefined) :: tontito, simple
silly {adj} :: necio, bobo, simple, absurdo, insensato, tonto
silly season {n} /ˈsɪli ˈsizən/ (period when news media tend to place increased emphasis on reporting bizarre stories) :: serpiente de verano {m}
silo {n} /ˈsaɪloʊ/ (vertical building for storing grain) :: silo {m}
silo {n} (underground bunker) :: silo {m}
silt {n} /sɪlt/ (fine earth deposited by water) :: limo {m}, sedimentos fluviales {m-p}, fango {m}
silty {adj} (having a noticeable amount of silt) :: limoso
silver {n} /ˈsɪl.vɚ/ (metal) :: plata {f}
silver {n} (coins) :: (monedas de) plata {f}
silver {n} (cutlery/silverware) :: platería {f}
silver {n} (items made of silver or other white metal) :: plata labrada {f}
silver {n} (color/colour) :: plateado {m}
silver {adj} (made from silver) :: de plata
silver {adj} (made from another white metal) :: blanco
silver {adj} (having a color/colour like silver) :: plateado, argentino
silverback {n} (mature male gorilla) :: espalda plateada {m}
silvered {adj} (coated with silver) :: plateado
silverfish {n} (type of bristletail) :: lepisma {f}, pececillo de plata {m}
silver fox {n} (fox with pale yellow fur) :: zorro plateado {m}
silver lining {n} (a good aspect of a mostly bad event) :: lado positivo {m}
silver medal {n} (medal made of, or having the colour of, silver) :: medalla de plata {f}
silvern {adj} (made from silver) SEE: silver ::
silver-plate {v} (to coat a metal surface with a thin layer of silver) :: platear, argentar
silverside {n} (fish of the families Atherinidae and Atherinopsidae) :: pejerrey {m}, tinícalo {m}
silversmith {n} (person who makes articles out of silver) :: platero {m}, platera {f}
silver tongue {n} (trait of being clever at speaking) :: pico de oro
silver-tongued {adj} (eloquent and articulate) :: de voz encantador
silverware {n} ((US) knives, forks and spoons) :: cubiertos {m-p}
silvery {adj} (resembling silver) :: plateado {m}, plateada {f}, argénteo {m}, argéntea {f}, argentino {m}, argentina {f}
silvery-cheeked antshrike {n} (Sakesphorus cristatus) :: batará crestado
Silvia {prop} /ˈsɪlvi.ə/ (female given name) :: Silvia
silviculture {n} (forestry) :: silvicultura {f}
Silvius {prop} (male given name) :: Silvio
SIM card {n} (small, removable card which stores mobile phone data) :: tarjeta SIM {f}
Simeon {prop} /ˈsɪm.i.ən/ (second son of Jacob) :: Simeón
Simferopol {prop} /ˌsɪmfəˈɹoʊpəl/ (city) :: Simferópol {m}
simian {adj} /ˈsɪm.i.ən/ (of or pertaining to apes) :: símico
simian {adj} (resembling an ape) :: símico
simian {n} (an ape or monkey) :: simio {m}
similar {adj} /ˈsɪməlɚ/ (having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable) :: similar, semejante, parecido
similar {adj} (of geometric figures, having the same shape) :: semejante
similarity {n} /sɪmɪˈlæɹɪti/ (closeness of appearance) :: semejanza {f}, similitud {f}, [barbarism] similaridad {f}
similarly {adv} (in a similar style or manner) :: similarmente, igualmente, asimismo, de la misma manera
similarness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
simile {n} /ˈsɪməli/ (figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another) :: símil {m}
similitude {n} /sɪˈmɪlɪtuːd/ (similarity or resemblance to something else) :: similitud {f}
simmer {v} /ˈsɪmɚ/ ((intransitive) to cook or undergo heating slowly) :: calentar, entibiar, cocerse a fuego lento
simmer {v} ((transitive) to cause to cook or undergo heating slowly) :: entibiar, cocer a fuego lento
simmer {n} (process of simmering) :: calentamiento {m}
Simon {prop} /ˈsaɪmən/ (biblical characters) :: Simón
Simon {prop} (male given name) :: Simón
Simonides {prop} /saɪˈmɑːnɪdiːz/ (poet) :: Simónides {m}
Simon says {n} (children's game) :: Simón dice
simony {n} /ˈsaɪ.mə.ni/ (act of buying and selling ecclesiastical offices and pardons) :: simonía {f}
simper {v} /ˈsɪmpɚ/ (To smile in a frivolous manner) :: sonreírse afectadamente (lit., to smile affectedly)
simper {n} (frivolous smile) :: sonrisa afectada {f} (lit., affected smile)
simple {adj} /ˈsɪmpəl/ (uncomplicated) :: simple, sencillo
simple {n} (preparation from one plant) :: simple {m}
simple fraction {n} (type of fraction) SEE: common fraction ::
simple future {n} (future tense) :: futuro simple {m}, futuro imperfecto {m}
simple harmonic motion {n} (oscillating motion) :: movimiento armónico simple {m}
simple machine {n} (device) :: máquina simple {f}
simple-minded {adj} (Lacking mental capacity) :: más simple que el mecanismo de un botijo
simpleness {n} (property of being simple) :: simplicidad {f}
simple past {n} (the simple past tense) :: pretérito
simple present {n} (present tense) :: presente
simple sentence {n} (sentence containing one independent clause and no dependent clause) :: oración simple {f}
simpleton {n} /ˈsɪmpəltən/ (simple person lacking common sense) :: ababol, panoli {m}, simplón {m}
simplex {n} (an analogue in any dimension of the triangle or tetrahedron) :: simplex {m}
simplicity {n} /sɪmˈplɪsɪti/ (quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths) :: simplicidad {f}
simplicity {n} (freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury) :: sencillez
simplicity {n} (freedom from complication; efficiency) :: sencillez
simplification {n} /ˌsɪmpləfəˈkeɪʃən/ (act of simplifying) :: simplificación {f}
Simplified Chinese {prop} (Chinese written using simplified characters) :: chino simplificado {m}
simplify {v} /ˈsɪmplɪfaj/ (to make simpler) :: simplificar
simplistic {adj} (overly simple) :: simplista
simply {adv} /ˈsɪmpli/ (in a simple manner) :: simplemente, sencillamente
simulacrum {n} /ˌsimjəˈleɪkɹəm/ (image or representation) :: simulacro {m}
simulate {v} /sɪmjʉːleɪt/ (to model, replicate, duplicate the behavior) :: simular
simulated {adj} (made to imitate) :: simulado
simulation {n} (something which simulates) :: simulación
simulation {n} (process of simulating) :: simulación {f}
simulation {n} (assuming an appearance which is feigned, or not true) :: simulación {f}
simulation {n} (soccer: attempt of feigning a foul) :: simulación {f}, piscinazo {m}
simultaneity {n} /ˌsaɪməltəˈniɪti/ (the quality or state of being simultaneous) :: simultaneidad
simultaneous {adj} /ˌsaɪ̯m.əlˈteɪ̯n.i.əs/ (occurring at the same time) :: simultáneo
simultaneous interpretation {n} (type of oral translation) :: interpretación simultánea {f}
simultaneous interpreting {n} (simultaneous interpretation) SEE: simultaneous interpretation ::
simultaneously {adv} /ˌsaɪməlˈteɪnɪəsli/ (occurring at the same time) :: simultáneamente
simultaneousness {n} (the quality or state of being simultaneous) :: simultaneidad
sin {n} /sɪn/ (violation of religious law) :: pecado {m}
sin {n} :: pecado {m}
sin {v} (to commit a sin) :: pecar
Sinai {prop} (peninsula) :: Sinaí {m}
Sinai {prop} (mountain) :: Sinaí {m}
Sinaloa {prop} (state of Mexico) :: Sinaloa {m}
since {prep} /sɪn(t)s/ (from (time)) :: desde
since {conj} (from the time that) :: desde que
since {conj} (because) :: supuesto que, ya que, dado que, visto que, porque
sincere {adj} /sɪnˈsɪə(ɹ)/ (earnest) :: sincero
sincerely {adv} (In a sincere or earnest manner; honestly) :: sinceramente
sincereness {n} (sincerity) SEE: sincerity ::
sincerity {n} (quality of being sincere) :: sinceridad {f}
since when {adv} (from what time) :: ¿desde cuándo?
Sindarin {prop} (constructed language) :: sindarin {m}
Sindhi {prop} (language) :: sindí {p} {m} {f} {n}
sindonology {n} (study) :: sindonología {f}
sine {n} /saɪn/ (trigonometric function) :: seno {m}
sinecure {n} /ˈsaɪ.nə.kjʊɹ/ (a position that requires no work but still gives a payment) :: canonjía, sinecura, [vulgar] enchufe, prebenda
Sinemurian {n} (subdivision of the Jurassic period) :: Sinemuriense
sine qua non {n} /ˌsɪni kwɑ ˈnɑn/ (prerequisite) :: condición sine qua non {f}
sinew {n} (cord or tendon of the body) SEE: tendon ::
sine wave {n} (waveform) :: onda senoidal {f}
sinewy {adj} /ˈsɪnjuːi/ (tough; having strong sinews) :: correoso
sinewy {adj} (possessing physical strength) :: fibroso
sinful {adj} (evil) SEE: evil ::
sinful {adj} /ˈsɪnfəl/ (constituting sin) :: pecaminoso
sing {v} /sɪŋ/ (to produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice) :: cantar
singable {adj} (capable of being sung) :: cantable
Singapore {prop} /ˈsɪŋəpɔː/ (Republic of Singapore) :: Singapur {m}
Singaporean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Singapore) :: singapurense
Singaporean {n} (a person from Singapore) :: singapurense {m} {f}
Singapore dollar {n} (official currency of Singapore) :: dólar de Singapur {m}
singe {v} /sɪnd͡ʒ/ (to burn slightly) :: chamuscar
singer {n} /ˈsɪŋɚ/ (person who sings) :: cantante {m} {f}, cantor {m}, cantora {f}
singeress {n} (songstress) SEE: songstress ::
singer-songwriter {n} (singer-songwriter) :: cantautor {m} {f}
singing {n} /ˈsɪŋɪŋ/ (the act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing) :: canto {m}
single {adj} /ˈsɪŋɡl/ (not accompanied by anything else) :: solo, único
single {adj} (not divided in parts) :: solo, único
single {adj} (not married nor dating) :: soltero {m}, soltera {f}
single {n} (45 RPM vinyl record) :: sencillo {m}
single {n} (popular song) :: sencillo {m}
single {n} (one who is not married) :: soltero {m}, soltera {f}
single {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket ::
single {v} (farming: to thin out) SEE: thin out ::
single celled {adj} (consisting of one cell) SEE: unicellular ::
single file {adv} (line or queue one person wide) :: fila india {f}
single out {v} (To select one from a group and treat differently) :: seleccionar, singularizar
single parent {n} (only parent bringing up a child) :: monoparental
single-platform {adj} :: monoplataforma {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
singlet {n} /ˈsɪŋɡlɪt/ (sleeveless shirt) :: musculosa {m}, camiseta interior {m}, undershirt {m}
single-tasking {adj} :: monotarea {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
single ticket {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket ::
singleton {n} (math: set) :: conjunto unitario {m}
single-user {adj} :: monousuario {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
singly even {adj} (singly even) :: par solamente
sing the praises of {v} (commend someone's attributes to others) :: cantar las alabanzas de
singular {adj} /ˈsɪŋɡjəlɚ/ (being only one of larger population) :: singular
singular {adj} (being the only one of a kind) :: singular
singular {adj} (distinguished by superiority) :: único
singular {adj} (being out of the ordinary) :: singular
singular {adj} (grammar: referring to only one thing) :: singular
singular {n} (grammar: form of a word that refers to only one thing) :: singular {m}
singularity {n} /ˌsɪŋɡjəˈlæɹətɪ/ (peculiar state or occurrence) :: singularidad {f}
singularity {n} (physics: point of infinite density) :: singularidad {f}
singulative {n} (a singulative form or construction) :: singulativo
Sinhala {n} (language) SEE: Sinhalese ::
Sinhalese {adj} /sɪnhəˈliːz/ (of or pertaining to Sri Lanka) :: cingalés
Sinhalese {n} (Sinhalese person) :: cingalés {m}
Sinhalese {n} (the language) :: cingalés
sinicization {n} (process of sinicising) :: sinización {f}, sinificación {f}
sinicize {v} /ˈsɪnəsaɪz/ (make Chinese in form or character) :: achinar
sinister {adj} /ˈsɪnɪstɚ/ (evil) :: siniestro {m}
sinister {adj} (of the left) :: siniestro {m}
sinister {adj} (heraldic "left") :: siniestro {m}, izquierdo {m}
sinistromanual {adj} (left-handed) SEE: left-handed ::
Sinitic {adj} /saɪˈnɪtɪk/ (relating to the group of Chinese languages) :: sinítico
sink {v} /sɪŋk/ (descend into liquid, etc) :: hundir
sink {v} (submerge) :: hundir, sumergir, sumergirse
sink {v} (cause (ship, etc) to sink) :: hundir
sink {v} (push (something) into) :: enclochar
sink {n} (basin) :: lavamanos {m}, fregadero {m}
sink {n} (wastewater drain) :: desagüe {m}
sink {n} (sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole ::
sinkhole {n} (geology: hole formed in soluble rock) :: dolina {f}, cenote {m}
sinkhole {n} (depressed area in which water collects) :: desagüe {m}
Sinkiang {prop} (Xinjiang) SEE: Xinjiang ::
sinner {n} /ˈsɪnɚ/ (person who has sinned) :: pecador {m}, pecadora {f}
Sino- {prefix} /ˈsɪnoʊ/ (relating to China or Chinese) :: chino-, sino-
sinoatrial {adj} (relating to the venous sinus and right atrium) :: sinoatrial
Sinocentrism {n} /ˌsɪnoʊˈsɛntɹɪzəm/ (belief that China is the center of the Earth) :: sinocentrismo {m}
Sino-Korean {adj} (being both Chinese and Korean) :: sinocoreano
sinologist {n} (a student, or expert in sinology) :: sinólogo {m}
sinology {n} (Chinese studies) SEE: Chinese studies ::
Sinophobia {n} /ˌsaɪnəˈfoʊbi.ə/ (the fear of China or Chinese) :: sinofobia {f}
Sinophone {adj} (speaking Chinese) :: chinoparlante, chinoablante
Sinophone {n} (a speaker of Chinese) :: sinófono {m}
Sinosphere {n} (regions in East Asia influenced by Chinese culture) :: Sinoesfera
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Korean) SEE: Sino-Korean ::
sinter {v} /ˈsɪntə/ (to compact and heat a powder to form a solid mass) :: sinterizar
sintering {n} (A process in which the particles of a powder are welded together by pressure and heating to a temperature below its melting point) :: sinterización {f}
sinuate {adj} (roughly the same height for most of its length) :: festoneado
sinuosity {n} (the property of being sinuous) :: sinuosidad {f}
sinuous {adj} /ˈsɪn.ju.əs/ (having curves in alternate directions; meandering) :: sinuoso
sinus {n} /ˈsaɪnəs/ (pouch or cavity in any organ or tissue) :: seno {m}
sinusitis {n} (inflammation) :: sinusitis {m}
sinusoid {adj} (sinusoidal) SEE: sinusoidal ::
sinusoidal {adj} /saɪnəˈsɔɪdəl/ (in the form of a sine wave) :: senoidal, sinusoidal
sip {n} /sɪp/ (A small mouthful of drink) :: sorbo {m}
sip {v} (to drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time) :: sorber
siphon {n} /ˈsaɪfən/ (a bent pipe or tube with one end lower than the other) :: sifón {m}
siphon {v} (transfer by means of a siphon) :: sifonear
sippy cup {n} (spill-proof cup for toddlers) :: vaso infantil
sir {n} /ˈsɜː(ɹ)/ (address to any male, especially if his name or proper address is unknown) :: señor {m}
sir {n} :: señor {m}
sire {n} /saɪə(ɹ)/ (lord, master, or person in authority) :: amo {m}, dueño {m}, señor {m}, seor {m}, ser {m}
sire {n} (male animal) :: semental apareado {m}
siren {n} /ˈsaɪɹən/ (nymph of Greek mythology) :: sirena {f}
siren {n} (device for making a sound alarm) :: sirena {f}
siren song {n} (enticing but dangerous appeal) :: canto de sirena {m}
sirensong {n} (siren song) SEE: siren song ::
siriometer {n} :: siriómetro
Sirius {prop} /ˈsɪɹi.əs/ :: Sirio {m}
sirloin {n} (cut of beef) :: solomillo, palomilla
sirocco {n} /sɪˈɹɒkoʊ/ (wind) :: siroco {m}
sirup {n} (syrup) SEE: syrup ::
siskin {n} (small European finch) SEE: Eurasian siskin ::
sissy {n} /ˈsɪsi/ (an effeminate boy or man) :: afeminado
sissy {n} (a timid, unassertive or cowardly person) :: calzonazos {m}
sissyphobia {n} (negative attitude towards men who act in a feminine way) :: plumofobia {f}, plumafobia {f}
sister {n} /ˈsɪs.tə/ (woman or girl having the same parents) :: hermana {f}
sister {n} (a nun; a female member of a religious community) :: hermana {f}, sor {f} [title]
sister {n} (attributively: of an entity that has a special relationship with another) :: hermano {m}, hermana {f}
sister city {n} (city in a relationship of cordiality) :: ciudad hermana {f}
sistergirl {n} (informal term of address for a female) :: mijita {f}, [Argentina] nenita {f}, [Chile] flaquita {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's sister) :: cuñada {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's sister) :: cuñada {f}
sister-in-law {n} (brother's wife) :: cuñada {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's brother's wife) :: cuñada {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's brother's wife) :: cuñada {f}
sister-wife {n} (co-wife) :: coesposa
sistrum {n} /ˈsɪstɹəm/ (instrument) :: sistro {m}
Sisyphus {prop} /ˈsɪsɪfəs/ (figure) :: Sísifo {m}
sit {v} /sɪt/ (of a person, be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs are supported) :: sentarse, estar sentado
sit {v} (move oneself into such a position) :: sentarse
sit {v} (of an object: occupy a given position permanently) :: asentarse
sit {v} (to be a member of a deliberative body) :: pertenecer
sit {v} (of an agreement or arrangement, to be accepted) :: encajar
sitar {n} (musical instrument) :: sitar {m}
sit down {v} (to assume a sitting position from a standing position) :: sentarse
site {n} /saɪt/ (place where anything is fixed; situation; local position) :: solar {m}
site {n} (a website) :: sitio {m}
site {n} (region where chemical reactions take place) :: sitio
site map {n} (webpage that lists the contents of a website) :: mapa del sitio {m}
sit-in {n} (type of protest) :: encierro {m}
sitting {n} /ˈsɪtɪŋ/ (a period during which one is seated for a specific purpose) :: sentada {f}
sitting duck {n} (an obvious or unconcealed target) :: blanco {m} fácil, presa fácil {f}, pato de feria {m}
sitting room {n} (living room) SEE: living room ::
situate {v} /ˈsɪt͡ʃueɪt/ :: situar
situated {adj} /ˈsɪt͡ʃueɪtɪd/ (located in a specific place) :: situado
situation {n} /sɪtjuːˈeɪʃən/ (position vis-à-vis surroundings) :: localización {f}, ubicación {f}
situation {n} (location) :: localización {f}, ubicación {f}
situation {n} (one's status with regard to circumstances) :: situación {f}, estado {m}
situation {n} (state of affairs) :: situación {f}, estado {m}
situation {n} (position of employment) :: nivel {m}, puesto {m}
situation comedy {n} (episodic comedy television program, see also: sitcom) :: comedia de situación
sit up {v} (to rise to a sitting position) :: sentarse
sit-up {n} /ˈsɪt.ʌp/ (exercise in which the abdominal muscles are contracted) :: abdominal {m}
six {num} /sɪks/ (cardinal number) :: seis
six {n} (digit) :: seis
six hundred {num} /ˈsɪks ˈhʌn.dɹəd/ (cardinal number 600) :: seiscientos
six o'clock {n} (the start of the seventh hour) :: las seis
six of one, half a dozen of the other {proverb} (two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent) :: tres cuartos de lo mismo [three quarters of the same one], el mismo perro con diferente collar [the same dog with a different collar], dar lo mismo
sixteen {num} /ˈsɪks.tiːn/ (cardinal number 16) :: dieciséis {m}
sixteen hundred {num} (number 1600) :: mil seiscientos
sixteenth {num} /ˌsɪksˈtiːnθ/ (the ordinal form of the number sixteen) :: decimosexto
sixteenth {n} (one of sixteen equal parts of a whole) :: dieciseisavo {m}
sixteenth note {n} (sixteenth note) SEE: semiquaver ::
sixth {adj} /sɪk(s)θ/ (ordinal form of the number six) :: sexto
sixth {n} (person or thing in sixth place) :: sexto {m}
sixth {n} (one of six equal parts of a whole) :: sexto {m}
sixth sense {n} (extrasensory perception) :: sexto sentido {m}
sixtieth {adj} /ˈsɪksti.əθ/ (the ordinal form of the number sixty) :: sexagésimo
sixtieth {n} (person or thing in the sixtieth position) :: sexagésimo
sixtieth {n} (one of sixty equal parts of a whole) :: sesentavo
Sixto-Clementine {adj} /ˌsɪkstəʊˈklɛməntaɪn/ (of, pertaining to, or designating the Sixto-Clementine Vulgate or its text) :: sixtoclementino
sixty {num} /ˈsɪkstɪ/ (cardinal number) :: sesenta
sixty-eight {num} (cardinal number) :: sesenta y ocho
sixty-first {num} (ordinal number) :: sexagésimo primero
sixty-five {num} (cardinal number) :: sesenta y cinco
sixty-four {num} (cardinal number) :: sesenta y cuatro
sixty-nine {n} /ˌsɪkstiˈnaɪn/ (cardinal number) :: sesenta y nueve
sixty-nine {n} (sex position) :: sesenta y nueve
sixty-nine {n} :: sesenta y nueve
sixty-one {num} (cardinal number) :: sesenta y uno
sixty-second {num} (ordinal number) :: sexagésimo segundo
sixty-seven {num} (cardinal number) :: sesenta y siete
sixty-six {num} (cardinal number) :: sesenta y seis
sixtysomething {n} (sexagenarian) SEE: sexagenarian ::
sixty-three {num} (cardinal number) :: sesenta y tres
sixty-two {num} (cardinal number) :: sesenta y dos
size {n} /saɪz/ (dimensions or magnitude of a thing) :: tamaño {m}
size {n} (a specific set of dimensions for clothing) :: talla {f}
size {v} (to classify or arrange by size) :: formar por tamaño, ordenar por tamaño
size {v} (to estimate the size of) :: medir
size {n} (thin, weak glue intended to be painted upon) :: sellador {m}, cola {f}
size {n} (wallpaper paste) :: cola {f}
size {v} (to apply primer to a surface which is to be painted) :: sellar, encolar
sizzle {v} /ˈsɪzəl/ (to make the sound of water hitting a hot surface) :: chisporrotear, chirriar
sizzle {n} (the sound of water hitting a hot surface) :: chirriar
sizzle {n} (zing, zip, or pizazz; excitement) :: chirrido {m}
skald {n} /skɔːld/ (a Nordic poet of the Viking Age) :: escaldo {m}
skandha {n} (any of the five aspects constituting the sentient being in Buddhism) :: agregado {m}
skate {n} /skeɪt/ (ice skate or roller skate) :: patín {m}
skate {n} (act of skating or ice skating) :: patinaje {m}
skate {n} :: patín {m}
skate {v} (to move along a surface (ice or ground) using skates) :: patinar
skate {v} :: patinar
skateboard {n} (platform on wheels) :: monopatín {m}
skateboarding {n} (riding on a skateboard) :: skate {m}, skateboarding {m}, monopatinaje {m}
skater {n} /ˈskeɪ.tə(ɹ)/ (person who skates) :: patinador {m}, patinadora {f}
skater {n} (insect) SEE: water strider ::
skating {n} (action or sport) :: patinaje {m}
skedaddle {v} /skɪˈdædəl/ (move or run away quickly) :: largarse, irse
skeeter {n} (mosquito) SEE: mosquito ::
skeg {n} (surfer) SEE: surfer ::
skein {n} /skeɪn/ (quantity of yarn) :: madeja {f}
skein {n} (figuratively: tangle) :: enredo {m}
skein {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak ::
skeletal {adj} /ˈskɛlɪt(ə)l/ (of, or relating to the skeleton) :: esquelético
skeletal {adj} (haggard) :: esquelético
skeletal muscle {n} (muscle of vertebrates) :: músculo esquelético {m}
skeleton {n} (system that provides support to an organism) :: esqueleto {m}
skeleton {n} (very thin person) :: esqueleto {m}
skeleton {n} (frame that provides support to a building) :: estructura {f}
skeleton in the closet {n} (shameful secret) SEE: skeleton in the cupboard ::
skeleton in the cupboard {n} (shameful secret) :: esqueleto en el armario {m}
skeleton key {n} (a key that opens a range of locks) :: llave maestra {f}
Skene's gland {n} (a gland) :: glándulas de Skene {f}, glándulas uretrales {f}, glándulas parauretrales {f}, glándulas vestibulares menores {f}, punto U {m}, próstata femenina {f}
skeptic {n} /ˈskɛptɪk/ (someone who habitually doubts beliefs and claims) :: escéptico {m}
skeptical {adj} /ˈskeptɪkəl/ (having, or expressing doubt) :: escéptico
skeptical {adj} (related to skepticism) :: escéptico
skepticism {n} /ˈskɛp.tɪˌsɪ.zəm/ (general disposition to doubt) :: escepticismo {m}
sketch {v} /skɛtʃ/ :: esbozar, bosquejar
sketch {n} (quick freehand drawing) :: esbozo {m}, bosquejo {m}, esquicio {m}
sketch {n} (rough design or draft) :: boceto {m}, bosquejo, esbozo, croquis
sketch {n} (brief musical, dramatic or literary work etc.) :: sketch {m}
sketch {n} (lookout) SEE: lookout ::
skew {adj} /skjuː/ (neither perpendicular nor parallel) :: asimétrico, oblicuo
skewed {adj} (biased, distorted) :: sesgado, distorsionado
skewer {n} /ˈskjuːəɹ/ (pin used to secure food during cooking) :: brocheta {f}, fierrito {m}, anticucho {m}, pincho
skewness {n} (measure of the asymmetry) :: asimetría {f}
ski {n} /skiː/ (one of a pair of long flat runners designed for gliding over snow) :: esquí {m}
ski {v} (to move on skis) :: esquiar
skid {n} /skɪd/ (out of control sliding motion) :: resbalón {m}, deslizamiento {m}, derrape {m}
skid {v} (to slide in an uncontrolled manner) :: resbalar, patinar, derrapar
skid mark {n} (visible stain on underpants) :: palomino, raspa [Spain]
skidmark {n} (visible stain left on underpants) :: palomino {m}
skier {n} (someone who practices skiing) :: esquiador, esquiadora {f}
skiff {n} (Any of various types of boats small enough for sailing or rowing by one person) :: batel {m}
skilful {adj} (possessing skill, skilled) :: ducho, hábil, habilidoso {m}
skill {n} /skɪl/ (capacity to do something well) :: destreza {f}, habilidad {f}, maña {f}, talento {m}
skilled {adj} /skɪld/ (having or showing skill) :: hábil, diestro {m}, habilidoso
skillet {n} /ˈskɪlɪt/ (pan for frying) :: sartén
skillful {adj} /skɪl.fəl/ (possessing skill) :: ducho, hábil
skim {v} /skɪm/ (to glide along near the surface as a seabird across the ocean) :: sobrevolar rozando
skim {v} (throw an object so it bounces on water) :: rebotar
skim {v} (ricochet) :: rebotar
skim {v} (read quickly, skipping some detail) :: hojear, leer por encima
skim {v} (scrape off; remove (something) from a surface) :: desnatar
skim {v} (remove cream) :: desnatar
skim {adj} (having lowered fat content) :: descremado
ski mask {n} (A warm cap shielding the neck and head) :: balaclava {f}
skimble-skamble {n} (nonsense, gibberish, mumbo-jumbo) SEE: nonsense ::
skimble-skamble {adj} (confused, chaotic, disorderly) SEE: chaotic ::
skimmed milk {n} (skim milk) SEE: skim milk ::
skim milk {n} (milk with removed cream) :: leche desnatada {f}, leche descremada {f}
skimp {v} /skɪmp/ (to save; to be parsimonious or stingy) :: escatimar
skin {n} /skɪn/ (outer protective of the body of a person or animal) :: piel {f}
skin {n} (skin and fur of an animal used by humans) :: piel {f}
skin {n} (image used as the background of graphical user interface) :: máscara {f}
skin {v} (to remove the skin of) :: despellejar, desollar
skin {v} (to high five) SEE: high five ::
skin and bones {n} (emaciated; very skinny) :: piel y huesos
skin cancer {n} (malignant growth on the skin) :: cáncer de piel {m}
skinflint {n} (one who is excessively stingy or cautious with money) :: avaro {m}, avara {f}, tacaño {m}, tacaña {f}
skink {n} /skɪŋk/ (lizard) :: escinco {m}, eslizón {m}
skin mag {n} (skin magazine) SEE: skin magazine ::
skin magazine {n} (adult or pornographic magazine) :: revista porno {f}
skinny {adj} /ˈskɪni/ (thin) :: delgado, [to a more extreme degree] flaco
skinny {n} (A skinny person) :: flaco {m}
skin tag {n} :: acrocordón {m}
skip {v} /skɪp/ (to move by hopping on alternate feet) :: saltar
skip {v} (to omit or disregard intermediate items or stages) :: saltear
skipjack {n} (Katsuwonus pelamis) :: listado {m}, rayado {m}, bonito {m}
skirmish {n} /ˈskɜː(ɹ)mɪʃ/ (brief battle between small groups) :: escaramuza {f}, [Latin America] enfrentamiento, refriega
skirmish {n} (minor dispute) :: escaramuza {f}, berrinche {m}
skirmish {v} (to engage in a minor battle or dispute) :: escaramuzar
skirmisher {n} (soldier) :: escaramuzador {m}, hostigador {m}
skirt {n} /skɝt/ (clothing) :: falda {f}, enaguas {f-p} [Costa Rica, Nicaragua], pollera {f} [Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay], saya {f} [Cuba]
skirt {n} (part of dress) :: falda {f}, enaguas {f-p} [Costa Rica, Nicaragua], pollera {f} [Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay], saya {f} [Cuba]
skirting board {n} (panel between floor and interior wall) :: zócalo {m}
skitter {v} /ˈskɪtə(ɹ)/ (to move hurriedly) :: apresurar
skittish {adj} /ˈskɪtɪʃ/ (easily scared) :: temeroso, tímido
skittish {adj} (fickle) :: caprichoso, voluble
Skopje {prop} (Macedonia) SEE: Macedonia ::
Skopje {prop} /ˈskɔpjɛ/ (capital of Macedonia) :: Skopie
skua {n} /ˈskjuːə/ (predatory seabird of the family Stercorariidae) :: págalo {m}
skulduggerous {adj} (involving skulduggery) SEE: tricky ::
skulk {v} /skʌlk/ (to conceal oneself; to hide) :: merodear
skull {n} /skʌl/ (bones of the head: cranium and mandible) :: cráneo {m} , calavera {f}
skull {n} (death's-head, skull) :: calavera {f}
skull and crossbones {n} (symbol of death) :: calavera {f}
skullcap {n} /ˈskʌlkæp/ (cap that covers the area from the forehead to just above the back of the neck) :: kipá {f}
skunk {n} /skʌŋk/ (animal) :: [Spain] mofeta {f}, [Costa Rica] zorro hediondo {m}, [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua] zorrillo {m}
skunk {n} (skunkweed) SEE: marijuana ::
sky {n} /skaɪ/ (atmosphere above a point) :: firmamento {m}, cielo {m}
sky {n} (specific view, condition) :: firmamento {m}
sky {n} (heaven) :: cielos {m-p}
sky blue {adj} (light blue, see also: dark blue; blue) :: celeste
sky blue {n} (colour) :: azul cielo {m}, celeste {m}, cerúleo {m}
sky burial {n} (funeral practice) :: entierro celestial {m}
skyclad {adj} (nude) SEE: nude ::
skyclad {adj} /ˈskaɪ.klæd/ (naked outdoors) :: vestido al cielo
skydiving {n} (jumping out of an aircraft and freefalling) :: paracaidismo {m}
skylark {n} /ˈskaɪ.lɑɹk/ (small brown passerine bird) :: alondra común {f}
skylight {n} /ˈskaɪˌlaɪt/ (opening in the roof) :: tragaluz {m}, claraboya {f}, celaje {m}
skyline {n} (horizon) SEE: horizon ::
skyrocket {n} (pocket) SEE: pocket ::
skyscraper {n} /ˈskaɪˌskɹeɪpɚ/ (tall building) :: rascacielos {m}, torre {f}
slab {n} /slæb/ (flat piece of material) :: plancha {f}, tabla {f}, lámina {f}
slab {n} (paving stone) :: baldosa {f}, adoquín {m}, losa {f}, valdosa {f}
slabstone {n} (flagstone) SEE: flagstone ::
slack {n} /slæk/ (small coal, coal dust) :: carbonilla {f}, carboncillo {m} [Chile and Cuba]
slack {n} (tidal marsh or periodically filling shallow) :: charco {m}
slack {adj} (not tense) :: flojo {m}, flojo {m}, holgado {m}
slack {adj} (weak) :: flojo
slack {v} (to procrastinate) :: haraganear, flojear
slack {v} (to refuse to exert effort) :: aflojarse, relajarse, estar a la bartola
slacken {v} (to make less taut) SEE: loosen ::
slacken {v} /ˈslæ.kən/ ((intransitive) to gradually decrease in intensity) :: aflojar
slacken {v} ((transitive) to gradually decrease in intensity) :: aflojar
slacker {n} /ˈslækɚ/ (procrastinating or lazy person) :: procrastinador, perezoso, holgazán
slag {n} /slæɡ/ (the impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore) :: escoria {f}
slag heap {n} :: pila de desechos {f}
slag off {v} (to talk insultingly to or about someone or something) :: poner a parir
slake {v} /sleɪk/ (To become less energetic) :: apagar
slake {v} (To slacken) :: aflojar
slake {v} (To become less intense) :: disminuir
slake {v} (To satisfy thirst) :: saciar
slake {v} (To cool with water) :: apagar
slalom {n} /ˈslɑː.ləm/ (sports) :: eslalon {m}
slalom {v} (to race in a slalom) :: eslalon {m}
slam {v} /slæm/ (to shut with sudden force and noise) :: azotar, dar un portazo
slam {v} (to put with force and loud noise) :: azotar, dejar caer
slam {v} (to strike forcefully with some implement) :: azotar
slam {v} (to speak badly of) :: calumniar, derramar ponzoña
slander {n} /ˈslɑːndə/ (false or unsupported spoken malicious statement) :: calumnia {f}
slander {v} (utter a slanderous statement) :: calumniar, difamar, dejar negro, pelar
slanderer {n} (One who slanders) :: calumniador {m}
slanderous {adj} (Both untrue and harmful to a reputation) :: calumnioso
slang {n} (jargon) SEE: jargon ::
slang {n} /sleɪŋ/ (slang) :: argot {m}, jerga {f}, germanía {f}
slang {n} :: argot {m}, jerga {f}
slang {n} (cant) SEE: cant ::
slant {n} (typography: slash) SEE: slash ::
slant {n} /ˈslænt/ (slope or incline) :: inclinación {f}
slap {n} (A blow dealt with the open hand) :: bofetada {f}, cachetada {f}
slap {n} (The sound of such a blow.) :: bofetada {f}, cachetada {f}
slap {v} (to give a slap) :: abofetear, cachetear
slap {v} (to cause something to strike soundly) :: golpear
slap {v} (To place, to put carelessly) :: aventar
slap {adv} (exactly) :: justo {n}
slap in the face {n} (slap in the face or on the cheek) :: [Latin America] cachetada {f}, bofetada {f}, [Spain] torta {f}, soplamocos
slapper {n} /ˈslæpɚ/ (prostitute) :: puta {f}
slapper {n} (female of loose morals) :: zorra {f}, ramera {f}, puta {f}
slash {n} /slæʃ/ (typography: / symbol) :: barra oblicua {f}, barra {f}, slash {m}, diagonal {f}
slash {v} (slang: an act of urination) :: hechar una meada {f}
slash and burn {n} (technique) :: roza y quema {f}, artigaje {m}
slate {n} /sleɪt/ (rock) :: pizarra {f}
slate {n} (sheet of slate for writing on) :: pizarrón
slate {v} (schedule) :: fechar, programar, fijar
slate {v} (destine) :: destinar
slater {n} /ˈsleɪtɚ/ (one who lays slate) :: pizarrero {m}
slattern {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute ::
slattern {n} (slut) SEE: slut ::
slattern {n} /ˈslætɚn/ (dated: dirty and untidy woman) :: puerca {f}
slaughter {n} /ˈslɔtɚ/ (killing of animals (also kosher and halal rituals)) :: matanza {f}
slaughter {n} (killing of many people) :: matanza {f}
slaughter {n} (a decisive defeat) :: escabechina
slaughter {v} (to butcher animals, generally for food (also kosher and halal rituals)) :: matar
slaughter {v} (to kill in a particularly brutal manner) :: masacrar, matar, carnear
slaughterhouse {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir ::
Slav {n} /slɑːv/ (a member of a group of peoples in Eastern Europe speaking a Slavic language) :: eslavo {m}, eslava {f}
slave {n} /sleɪv/ (person owned by another) :: esclavo {m}, esclava {f}
slave {n} (person forced to work for another) :: esclavo {m}
slave {n} (submissive partner in a BDSM relationship who (consensually) submits to (sexually) serving) :: esclavo {m}, esclava {f}
slave {n} :: esclavo {m}, esclava {f}
slave-girl {n} (female slave) :: esclava {f}
slavery {n} /ˈsleɪvəɹi/ (institution or practice of owning human beings) :: esclavitud {f}
slavery {n} (condition of servitude endured by a slave) :: esclavitud {f}
slavery {n} (condition in which one is captivated or subjugated) :: esclavitud {f}
Slavic {adj} /ˈslɑːvɪk/ (of the Slavs, their culture or languages) :: eslavo {m}
Slavism {n} (a Slavic idiom or phrase) :: eslavismo {m}
Slavist {n} (specialist in the Slavic languages, literature or culture) :: slavista {m} {f}
Slavonia {prop} (region of Croatia) :: Eslavonia
Slavonic {adj} (Slavic) SEE: Slavic ::
Slavyansk {prop} (Slovyansk) SEE: Slovyansk ::
slaw {n} /slɔː/ (coleslaw) :: curtida {f} [El Salvador]
slay {v} /sleɪ/ (to kill, murder) :: matar, asesinar
slayer {n} /ˈsleɪə/ (one who slays) :: asesino {m}, asesina {f}
sleaze {n} :: corrupción {f}, las corruptelas, los chanchullos; sordidez {f}, cutrez {f}
sleazebag {n} (morally reprehensible, disreputable, or sleazy person) :: sinvergüenza {m} {f}, pájaro [Spain]
sleazy {adj} /sliː.zi/ (Marked by low quality; inferior; inadequate) :: cutre, gacho [Mexico], sórdido, chungo
sleazy {adj} :: cutre, corroncho, gacho, groncho, corrupto, escandaloso, sórdido
sled {n} (sledge) SEE: sledge ::
sledge {n} (sledgehammer) SEE: sledgehammer ::
sledge {n} /slɛdʒ/ (sleigh or sled) :: trineo {m}
sledgehammer {n} (kind of hammer) :: almádena {f}
sleek {adj} /sliːk/ (smooth) :: liso
sleek {adj} (not rough or harsh) :: liso
sleek {adj} :: liso
sleep {v} /sliːp/ (to rest in state of reduced consciousness) :: dormir
sleep {n} (state of reduced consciousness) :: sueño {m}
sleep {n} (substance found in the corner of the eyes / figurative objectification of sleep) :: legaña {f}, lagaña {f}, chele {m} [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras]
sleep disorder {n} (medical disorder of sleep patterns) :: trastorno del sueño {m}
sleeper {n} (someone who sleeps) :: dormilón {m}
sleeper {n} (type of pajama for a person that covers the whole body, including the feet) :: pijama con los pies
sleeper {n} (railroad sleeping car) SEE: sleeping car ::
sleeper {n} (railroad tie) SEE: railroad tie ::
sleep in {v} (to sleep late) :: habérsele pegado a uno las sábanas, dormir hasta tarde
sleepiness {n} (property of being sleepy) :: sueño {m}, [Chile] tuto
sleeping {n} /ˈsliːpɪŋ/ (state or act of being asleep) :: durmiendo {m}
sleeping {adj} (asleep) SEE: asleep ::
sleeping bag {n} (padded or insulated bag) :: saco de dormir {m}
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (fairy tale) :: La Bella Durmiente
sleeping car {n} (a railroad car with sleeping facilities for passengers travelling overnight.) :: vagón dormitorio {m}
sleeping pill {n} (a pill having a soporific effect) :: somnífero {m}
sleeping sickness {n} (infectious disease) :: enfermedad del sueño {f}
sleeplessness {n} (property of being sleepless) :: vela {f}, desvelo
sleep like a log {v} (to sleep well, without disturbance) :: dormir como un tronco
sleep mask {n} /sliːp mɑːsk/ (blindfold) :: antifaz para dormir {m}
sleep on {v} (to postpone a decision at least overnight) :: consultar con la almohada [colloquial locution]
sleep paralysis {n} (inability to move or speak while falling asleep or upon awakening) :: parálisis del sueño {f}
sleep tight {interj} (good night) :: buenas noches, duerma bien
sleepwalk {v} (somnambulate) SEE: somnambulate ::
sleepwalker {n} (somnambulist) SEE: somnambulist ::
sleepwalking {n} (act of walking while not conscious or aware of it, during sleep) :: sonambulismo {m}
sleepy {adj} /ˈsliːpi/ (feeling the need for sleep) :: cansado, adormecido, sueño, soñoliento {m}
sleepy head {n} (a sleepy person) SEE: sleepyhead ::
sleepyhead {n} (sleepy person) :: dormilón {m}, dormilona {f}
sleet {n} /sliːt/ (mixture of rain and snow) :: aguanieve {f}
sleet {n} (rain which freezes before reaching the ground) :: aguanieve {f}
sleeve {n} /sliːv/ (part of a garment that covers the arm) :: manga {f}
sleeve {n} (mechanical covering or lining) :: funda {f}
sleeve {v} (to fit a sleeve to) :: enfundar
sleigh {adj} (sly) SEE: sly ::
sleigh {n} (vehicle on runners) SEE: sledge ::
sleight of hand {n} (skill) :: escamoteo {m}, prestidigitación {f}
sleight of hand {n} (performance) :: escamoteo {m}, juego de manos {m}
sleiveen {n} /ˈsliːviːn/ (dishonest person; trickster) :: ratero, timador, petardista, estafador, caballero de industria, pícaro, bribón, tunante, truhán, taimado
slender {adj} /ˈslɛndə/ (thin) :: esbelto
slender-horned gazelle {n} (Gazella leptoceros) :: gacela blanca {f}
sleuth {n} /sluːθ/ (bloodhound) :: sabueso {m}
sleuth {n} (detective) :: detective {m}
slew {n} /sljuː/ (a large amount) :: montón {m}
slew {n} (the act, or process of slaying) :: asesinato {m}
slew {n} (device used for slaying) :: arma {f}
slice {n} /slaɪs/ (thin, broad piece cut off) :: rebanada {f}
slice {n} (a section of image taken of an internal organ) :: sección {f}, corte {m}
slice {v} (to cut into slices) :: rebanar
sliced bread {n} (bread that is sold sliced into pieces) :: pan de molde {m}
slicer {n} (someone or -thing that slices) :: rebanador {m}
slick {adj} (slippery due to a covering of liquid) :: resbaladizo
slick {adj} (clever, making an apparently hard task easy) :: astuto {m}
slick {n} (A covering of liquid, particularly oil) :: marea negra {f}
slick {n} (A tire with a smooth surface instead of a tread pattern) :: neumático liso
slide {v} /slaɪd/ (to cause to move in contact with a surface) :: deslizar
slide {v} (to move in continuous contact with a surface) :: resbalar
slide {v} (to lose balance) :: resbalar
slide {n} (item of play equipment) :: tobogán {m}, resbaladilla {f}, resbaladero {m}, deslizadero {m}
slide {n} (rubble, earth and stones moving down) :: corrimiento {m}, corrimiento de tierra {m}
slide {n} (act of sliding) :: deslizamiento {m}
slide {n} (transparent image for projecting) :: diapositiva {f}
slide {n} (microscope slide) :: portaobjeto {m}, portaobjetos {m}
slide {n} (slide for playing slide guitar) :: slide {m}
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener ::
slide rule {n} (analog calculator) :: regla de cálculo {f}
slideshow {n} (presentation) :: pase de diapositivas {m}, diaporama {m}
sliding {adj} /ˈslaɪdɪŋ/ (able to slide) :: corredizo
sliding door {n} (door) :: puerta corredera {f}
slight {adj} /slaɪt/ (small in amount, insignificant) :: insignificante, leve, ligero
slight {n} (act of slighting) :: falta de respeto {f}
slightly {adv} /ˈslaɪtli/ (to a small extent or degree) :: levemente, ligeramente
slim {adj} /slɪm/ (slender) :: flaco, delgado
slim {v} (lose weight) :: adelgazarse, enflaquecer, enflaquecerse, enflacar
slime {n} /slaɪm/ (mud) :: limo {m}, cieno {m}, lama {f}, légamo {m}
slime {n} (mucilaginous substance or mucus-like substance) :: baba {f}, moco {m}
slimy {adj} /ˈslaɪ.mi/ (like slime; glutinous) :: viscoso, baboso; pegajoso, gelatinoso; empalagoso
slimy {adj} (underhanded) :: tramposo {m}, tramposa {f}
sling {v} /ˈslɪŋ/ (to throw) :: tirar, lanzar, arrojar
sling {n} (instrument for throwing) :: honda {f}
sling {n} (bandage) :: cabestrillo {m}
sling {n} (rope or chain arrangement) :: eslinga {f}
slinger {n} (someone who slings or who uses a sling) :: hondero {m}
slingshot {n} /ˈslɪŋʃɒt/ (Y-shaped stick) :: baladora {f} [Peruvian Amazonia], biombo {m} [Panama], catapulta {f} [Costa Rica], cauchera {f} [Colombia], charpe {m} [Southwestern Mexico], chilinchate {m} [Honduras], china {f} [Venezuela], estiladera {f} [Canary Islands], fonda {f} [Central and Western Venezuela], gomera {f} [Argentina], gomero {m} [Northwestern and Southern Central Spain], honda {f} [Bolivia, Colombian Caribbean Coast, Chile, Guatemala, Northwestern Argentina, Northwestern Venezuela, Peru, Uruguay], hondilla {f} [El Salvador, Honduras], hondita {f} [Paraguay], hulera {f} [Nicaragua], jebe {m} [Peru], resortera {f} [Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexican standard usage], tiracantos {m} [Western Central Spain], tirachinas {m} [Spain standard usage], tirachinos {m} [Southwestern Spain], tiradera {f} [Spain's Canary Islands], tirador {m} [Northwestern Mexico, Southern Central and Northeastern Spain], tiragomas {m} [Northern Central Spain, specifically Cantabria, Basque Country, Soria, La Rioja and Aragon], tirahule {m} [Southeastern Mexico], tirapiedras {m} [Cuba, Dominican Republic], tira-tira {m} [Northwestern Venezuela, specifically State of Falcon]
slip {n} (nautical: space for a ship to moor) SEE: berth ::
slip {v} /slɪp/ (to lose one's traction) :: deslizar, resbalar
slip {v} (to err) :: tropezar
slip {n} (act of slipping) :: resbalón
slip {n} (women’s undergarment) :: combinación {f}, subveste {f}
slip {n} (error) :: falta {f}, error {m}, equivocación {f}, desliz {m}, descuido {m},
slip away {v} (to leave a place without being noticed) :: escabullirse, escaquearse, esfumarse
slip of the tongue {n} (mistake in speech) :: lapsus linguae {m}
slipper {n} (low shoe slipped on and off easily) :: zapatilla {f}, pantufla {f}
slipper {n} (low shoe usually worn indoors) :: pantufla {f}, zapatilla {f}, babucha {f}
slipper animalcule {n} (paramecium) SEE: paramecium ::
slipperiness {n} (property of being slippery) :: resbalosidad {f}
slippery {adj} /ˈslɪpəɹi/ (of a surface) :: resbaladizo, escurridizo
slippery {adj} (evasive; difficult to pin down) :: escurridizo
slippery jack {n} (mushroom in genus Suillus) :: boleto anillado, babosillo
slipstick {n} (slide rule) SEE: slide rule ::
slipstream {n} (the low pressure zone) :: rebufo {m}, cono de aspiración {m}, cono de succión {m}
slipstream {n} (A genre of fantastic or non-realistic fiction) :: ciencia ficción no convencional {f}, ficción estela {f}
slipstream {v} (to take advantage of the suction) :: ir a rebufo, ir justo detrás de, ir a rueda de
slipstream {v} (to incorporate additional software) :: estela {f}, instalación integrada {f}
slit {n} /ˈslɪt/ (narrow cut or opening; a slot) :: ranura {f}, abertura {f}, rendija {f}, fisura
slit {n} (vulgar, slang: opening of the vagina) :: raja, rayita {f}
slither {v} /ˈslɪð.ə(ɹ)/ (to slide) :: deslizar, deslizarse
sliver {n} /ˈslɪ.vɚ/ (a long piece cut or rent off; a sharp, slender fragment) :: astilla
sliver {n} (bait made of pieces of small fish) :: cebo lengüeta
sliver {n} (New York: A narrow high-rise apartment building) :: edificio, rascacielos
slivovitz {n} /ˈslɪvəvɪts/ (rakija made from distilled, fermented plum juice) :: slivovitz
slob {n} /slɒb/ (lazy, slovenly person) :: vago
slobber {v} (To allow saliva or liquid to run from one's mouth) :: babear
sloe {n} /sləʊ/ (fruit of Prunus spinosa) :: endrina {f}
sloe {n} (tree of the genus Prunus bearing dark-purple fruit) :: endrino {m}
sloe {n} (tree Prunus spinosa) SEE: blackthorn ::
slogan {n} /ˈsloʊɡən/ (phrase associated with a product, used in advertising) :: eslogan {m}, lema {m}, consigna
slogan {n} :: eslogan {m}, lema {m}
sloop {n} /sluːp/ (single-masted sailboat) :: balandra {f}, chalupa {f}
slop {n} /slɒp/ (scraps which are fed to pigs) :: bazofia {f}, tichate {m}
slope {n} /sloʊp/ (area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward) :: pendiente {f}, cuesta {f}
slope {n} (degree to which a surface tends upward or downward) :: desnivel {m}, inclinación {f}
slope {n} (mathematics) :: inclinación
slope {n} (math: slope of the line tangent to a curve at a given point) :: pendiente {f}
slope {n} (angle of a roof surface) :: pendiente {f}
slope {n} (offensive: person of East Asian descent) :: ojo chueco, chuequito {m}
sloppy {adj} (messy; not neat, elegant, or careful) :: desprolijo
slot {n} /slɒt/ (narrow depression, perforation, or aperture) :: ranura {f}
slot {n} (A slot machine designed for gambling) :: tragamonedas {f}, máquina tragamonedas {f}
sloth {n} /sləʊθ/ (laziness) :: pereza {f}
sloth {n} (mammal) :: perezoso {m}, [Venezuela] pereza {f}
sloth bear {n} (Melursus ursinus) :: oso perezoso {m}
slot machine {n} (vending machine) SEE: vending machine ::
slot machine {n} (gambling machine) :: tragamonedas {f} [Latin America], tragaperras {f} [Spain]
slouch hat {n} (broad-brimmed felt hat) :: chambergo {m}
slough {n} /slaʊ/ (state of depression) :: agüite {m}
Slovak {adj} (of Slovakia or its language) :: eslovaco {m}
Slovak {n} (native of Slovakia) :: eslovaco {m}, eslovaca {f}
Slovak {n} (language of Slovakia) :: eslovaco {m}
Slovakia {prop} /sloʊˈvɑ.ki.ə/ (Slovakia) :: Eslovaquia {f}
Slovene {adj} /ˈsləʊviːn/ (adjective) :: esloveno
Slovene {n} (a person) :: esloveno {m}
Slovene {n} (the language) :: esloveno {m}
Slovenia {prop} /sloʊˈvi.ni.ə/ (country in Europe) :: Eslovenia {f}
Slovenian {adj} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene ::
Slovenian {n} (language) SEE: Slovene ::
Slovenian {n} (person) SEE: Slovene ::
slovenly {adj} /ˈslʌv.ən.li/ (having an untidy appearance; unkempt) :: dejado
slovenly {adj} (careless or negligent; sloppy) :: descuidado
slovenly {adj} :: sucio
Slovincian {prop} /slə(ʊ)ˈvɪnsɪ.ən/ (extinct language of the Slovincian people) :: eslovincio {m}
Slovyansk {prop} (city) :: Sláviansk, Sloviansk
slow {adj} /sloʊ/ (not quick in motion) :: lento
slow {adj} (spread over a comparatively long time) :: lento
slow {adj} (behind in time) :: atrasado
slow {v} (to reduce the speed of) :: frenar, lentificar, enlentecer, ralentizar
slow {v} (to become slow) :: ralentizarse, lentificarse
slow down {v} (to reduce speed) :: desacelerar
slowly {adv} /ˈsloʊli/ (at a slow pace) :: lentamente, despacio
slowly but surely {adv} (in a slow, yet careful manner) :: lento pero seguro [locution]
slow motion {n} (film stretched in time) :: cámara lenta {f}, ralentí {m}
slowness {n} (quality of being slow) :: lentitud {f}
slowworm {n} /ˈsləʊwɜː(ɹ)m/ (Anguis fragilis) :: lución {m}
sludge {n} (generic term for separated solids) :: lodo {m}
sludge {n} (residual material from a process) :: fango {m}
sludge {n} (sediment of minerals in a steam boiler) :: lodo {m}
sluff {n} (slough) SEE: slough ::
sluff {v} (slough) SEE: slough ::
slug {n} /slʌɡ/ (gastropod) :: babosa {f}, limaco {m}
slug {n} (lazy person) SEE: sluggard ::
sluggard {n} (lazy or idle person) :: remolón
sluggish {adj} /ˈslʌɡɪʃ/ (habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive) :: perezoso, haragán, huevón, desganado, aburrido, inútil
sluggish {adj} (slow; having little motion) :: lento, calmado, calmo
sluggish {adj} (having no power to move oneself or itself; inert) :: desganado [persons], apagado [persons, things], inerte
sluggish {adj} (characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple) :: lento, estúpido, tarado, pendejo {m}
sluggishness {n} (the property of being sluggish) :: pachorra
sluice {n} /sluːs/ (passage for water) :: esclusa {f} (lock), presa {f} (barrier), compuerta {f} (sluicegate)
slum {n} (dilapidated neighborhood) :: barrio marginal {m}, barrio pobre {m}; [regional] asentamiento {f} [Guatemala], barriada bruja {f} [Panama], barriada de emergencia {f} [Panama], barrio {m} [Venezuela], barrio de chabolas {m} [Spain], barrio periférico {m} [Ecuador], cantegril {m} [Uruguay], colonia de paracaidistas {f} [Mexico], colonia proletaria {f} [Mexico], ciudad perdida {f} [Mexico], población callampa {f} [Chile], precario {m} [Costa Rica], pueblo joven {m} [Peru], tugurio {m} [Colombia], villa miseria {f} [Argentina, Paraguay], barrio bajo {m}
slumber {n} /slʌmbə/ (a very light state of sleep) :: adormecimiento {m}, adormilamiento
slumber {v} (to be in a very light state of sleep) :: adormecer, adormilar, dormitar
slumber {v} (to be inactive or negligent) :: estar aletargado
slump {v} (to collapse heavily) :: desfallecer, desplomarse
slump {n} (helpless collapse) :: bajón {m}
slur {n} /slɜː(ɹ)/ (insult or slight) :: denigración {f}, insulto {m}
slur {n} (symbol indicating a legato passage) :: legato {m}, ligadura de expresión {f}
slurp {v} /slɝp/ (eat or drink noisily) :: sorber
Slurpee {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush ::
slurry {n} /ˈslɝ.i/ (agriculture: mixture of animal waste, other organic material and sometimes water used as fertilizer) :: purín {m}
slush {n} /slʌʃ/ (half-melted snow) :: nieve fangasa {f}, nieve a medio derretir {f}, nieve semiderretida {f}
slush {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) :: granizado {m}
slushie {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush ::
Slush Puppie {n} (slush) SEE: slush ::
slushy {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush ::
slut {n} (prostitute) SEE: whore ::
slut {n} /slʌt/ (sexually promiscuous woman) :: zorra {f}, zorrón, puta {f}, [colloquial] putona {f}, pendón, furcia {f}, golfa, pendón
slut {n} (untidy person) :: guarro {m}, guarra {f}
slut {n} (bold, outspoken woman) :: descarada {f}
slut {n} (a female dog) :: perra {f}
slut {n} (a maid) :: criada {f}, sirvienta {f}
slut {n} :: dejada {f}, puta {f}, golfa {f}, ramera {f}, mujerzuela {f}, cambollana {f}
slutty {adj} /ˈslʌti/ (Of or resembling a slut) :: putilla, casquivana
sly {adj} /slaɪ/ (artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily) :: astuto
sly {adj} (dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble) :: habilidoso
sly as a fox {adj} (very sly) :: ser astuto como un zorro, saber latín, saber más que los ratones colorados
slyly {adv} /ˈslaɪli/ (in a sly manner) :: astutamente, arteramente
smack {n} /smæk/ (sharp blow) :: sopapo, soplamocos
smack {v} (to strike a child as a form of discipline) SEE: spank ::
smack {n} ((slang) heroin) SEE: horse ::
small {adj} /smɔːl/ (not large) :: pequeño, chico
small {adj} (young) :: pequeño, joven
small {adj} (minuscule or lowercase, referring to written letters) :: minúsculas {p}
small caps {n} (font variant) :: versalita
small change {n} (a minor or insignificant amount of money) :: cambio {m}, calderilla {f} [Spain, specifically coins], chatarra {f} [Spain, specifically coins], feria {f} [Northern Mexico], menudo {m} [Caribbean Islands, Colombian Atlantic Coast, Costa Rica, Southeastern Mexico], morralla {f} [Mexico, specifically coins], sencillo {m} [Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Northwestern Argentina, Panama, Peru, Southern and Southeastern Mexico, Venezuela], suelto {m} [Ecuador, Spain, regional usage in Mexico - in full : dinero suelto], vuelto {m} [Southeastern Mexico]
small-eared galago {n} (Otolemur garnettii) SEE: northern greater galago ::
smaller {adj} /ˈsmɔlɚ/ (comparative of small) :: más pequeño, menor
smallest room {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
small hours {n} (very early morning) :: altas horas {f-p}
small intestine {n} (upper part of the intestine) :: intestino delgado {m}
small-minded {adj} (selfish; not mindful of the big picture) :: mezquino
small of the back {n} (lumbar region of the back) :: región lumbar {f}
small pica {n} :: lectura chica, lectura
smallpox {n} /ˈsmɔːlpɑːks/ (disease) :: viruela {f}
small screen {n} (broadcast or cable television screen) :: pequeña pantalla {f}
small talk {n} (idle conversation) :: charla {f}, palique {m}
small town {n} (a small town) :: pueblito {m}, pueblucho {m}
smalltown {adj} (small town) SEE: small town ::
smaragdine {n} (emerald) SEE: emerald ::
smarmy {adj} /ˈsmɑːɹ.mi/ (Falsely earnest, smug, or ingratiating) :: zalamero
smart {v} /smɑɹt/ (to hurt or sting) :: escocer
smart {adj} (exhibiting social ability or cleverness) :: vivo {m}, vivaracho {m}
smart {adj} (exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books) :: listo {m}, intelectual {m} {f}
smart {adj} :: listo
smart aleck {n} (a know-it-all) :: listillo {m}
smart ass {n} (one promoting his own personality, wishes or views) SEE: smartass ::
smartass {adj} (related to or characteristic of a smartass) :: burlón
smart card {n} (plastic card that has information stored on a computer chip) :: tarjeta inteligente {f}
smartness {n} (the state or quality of being smart) :: tienta {f}
smartphone {n} /ˈsmɑɹtfoʊn/ (electronic handheld device) :: teléfono inteligente {m}
smartwatch {n} (wristwatch) :: smartwatch {m}
smash {v} /smæʃ/ (to break violently) :: estrellar, destrozar
smash {v} (hit extremely hard) :: golpear, machucar
smashing {adj} (wonderful) :: excelente, maravilloso
smatter {v} /ˈsmæ.tə/ (intransitive: talk superficially) :: charlar, parlotear
smatter {v} (to speak (a language) with spotty or superficial knowledge) :: chapurrar, chapurrear
smattering {n} /ˈsmæɾɹ̩ɪŋ/ (superficial knowledge) :: chapurreo {m}
SME {initialism} (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) :: pyme, PYME
smear {v} /smɪɚ/ (to spread (a substance)) :: manchar, untar, embadurnar, aplicar
smear {v} (to spread (a surface) with a substance) :: untar, cubrir
smear {v} (to damage someone's reputation by slandering, making false accusations) :: embarrar, manchar la reputación, difamar
smear {n} (mark) :: mancha {f}
smear {n} (Pap smear) SEE: Pap smear ::
smear campaign {n} (negative propaganda) :: campaña de desprestigio {f}
smectic {adj} (if a class of liquid crystals whose molecules are aligned in layers) :: esmético {m}
smectite {n} (clay mineral) :: esmectita {f}
smegma {n} /ˈsmɛɡmə/ (sebaceous secretion) :: esmegma {m}
smell {n} /smɛl/ (sensation) :: olor {m}
smell {n} (sense of smell) :: olfato {m}
smell {v} (sense with nose) :: oler, husmear
smell {v} (to have a particular smell, whether good or bad; if descriptive, followed by "like" or "of") :: oler a
smell a rat {v} /ˈsmɛl ə ˈɹæt/ (to sense something suspicious) :: oler a gato encerrado, haber gato encerrado
smell-brain {n} (part of brain involved with smelling) :: rinencéfalo {m}
smell fishy {v} :: oler a pólvora
smelly {adj} /ˈsmɛli/ (having a bad smell) :: maloliente
smelt {n} /ˈsmɛlt/ (fish of the family Osmeridae) :: eperlano {m}
smelt {v} (to fuse two things into one) :: fundir, soldar
smelt {n} (production of metal, especially iron, from ore) SEE: smelting ::
smelting {n} (process of melting or fusion, especially to extract a metal from its ore) :: fundición {f}
smetana {n} /ˈsmɛ.tə.nə/ (type of soured cream) :: smetana {f}
smile {n} /ˈsmaɪl/ (a happy face expression using mouth, but without producing voice) :: sonrisa {f}
smile {v} (to have a smile on one's face) :: sonreír
smiley {adj} /ˈsmaɪli/ (cheerful and happy) :: sonriente
smiley {n} (representation of a smiling face) :: emoticono {m}
smiley {n} (emoticon) SEE: emoticon ::
smirch {v} (to dirty) :: ensuciar
smirk {n} /smɜː(ɹ)k/ (smile that is insolent, offensively self-satisfied or scornful) :: sonrisita {f}, mueca {f}, sonrisa de suficiencia {f}, sonrisa complacida {f}, sonrisa de satisfacción {f}, sonrisa de complicidad {f}, sonrisa satisfecha, sonrisa de superioridad
smirk {v} (To smile in a way that is affected, smug, insolent or contemptuous) :: sonreír con suficiencia
smite {v} /smaɪt/ (to hit) :: golpear, cascar
smith {n} /smɪθ/ (craftsperson who works metal, see also: blacksmith) :: forjador {m}, forjadora {f}, fabro {m}
Smith {prop} /smɪθ/ (surnames derived from the equivalents of “smith”) :: Herrera, Herrero
Smith {prop} (most common surnames by language) :: Fernández, García, Hernández
smithereens {n} /smɪðəˈɹiːnz/ (Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items) :: añicos {m-p}
Smithsonian {adj} (of or pertaining to James Smithson) :: smithsoniano
smithsonite {n} (mineral) :: smithsonita {f}
smithy {n} (forge) SEE: forge ::
smitten {adj} /ˈsmɪtən/ (made irrationally enthusiastic) :: entusiasmado {m}
smitten {adj} (in love) :: enamorado
smog {n} /smɒɡ/ (urban air pollution) :: esmog, neblumo, niebla contaminante
smoke {n} /smoʊk/ (visible particles and vapour given off by burning material) :: humo {m}
smoke {n} (colloquial: cigarette) :: pito {m}
smoke {v} (to inhale and exhale smoke from a burning cigarette) :: fumar
smoke {v} (to inhale and exhale tobacco smoke regularly or habitually) :: fumar
smoke {v} (to give off smoke) :: humear
smoke {v} (to preserve or prepare by treating with smoke) :: ahumar
smoked {adj} /smoʊkt/ (of food, preserved by treatment with smoke) :: ahumado
smoke explosion {n} (smoke explosion) :: explosión de humo {f}
smoke-free {adj} (reserved for non-smokers) :: sin humos
smoke like a chimney {v} (to smoke tobacco frequently) :: fumar como un carretero, fumar como chino en quiebra
smoker {n} /ˈsmoʊkɚ/ (person who smokes tobacco habitually) :: fumador {m}, fumadora {f}
smokescreen {n} (disguise, mask, cover) :: cortina de humo {f}
smokescreen {n} (anything used to conceal or distract) :: cortina de humo {f}
smokeshop {n} (tobacconist's) SEE: tobacconist's ::
smokestack {n} (a conduit or group of conduits atop a structure allowing smoke to flow out) SEE: chimney ::
smoking {n} /ˈsmoʊkɪŋ/ (smoking of tobacco) :: tabaquismo
smoking {adj} (giving off smoke) :: humeante {m} {f}
smoking room {n} (room designated for smokers) :: fumadero {m}
smoky quartz {n} (type of quartz) :: cuarzo ahumado {m}
smolder {v} /ˈsmoʊldɚ/ (To burn with no flame and little smoke) :: arder
Smolensk {prop} (city) :: Smolensk {m}
smooch {n} ((informal) a kiss) :: beso
smooch {v} ((informal) to kiss) :: besar
smooth {adj} /smuːð/ (lacking friction, not rough) :: liso
smooth {adj} (suave; sophisticated) :: sofisticado {m}, sofisticada {f}
smooth {adj} (motion: unbroken) :: constante
smooth {adj} (placid, calm) :: tranquilo, apacible
smooth {adj} (edge: lacking projections or indentations; not serrated) :: liso
smooth {adj} (beverage: having a pleasantly rounded flavor; neither rough nor astringent) :: suave
smooth {v} (make smooth) :: alisar
smooth as a baby's bottom {adj} (very smooth) :: suave como el culito de un bebé
smoothen {v} /ˈsmuːðən/ (make smooth) :: alisar
smooth snake {n} (Coronella austriaca) :: culebra lisa europea
smooth talk {n} :: palabritas mansas
smorgasbord {n} /ˈsmɔɹɡəsˌbɔɹd/ (buffet with many small dishes, see also: buffet) :: tapas {f-p}
smother {v} /ˈsmʌðɚ/ (to suffocate) :: sofocar, asfixiar, ahogar
smother {v} (to extinguish or deaden) :: apagar, sofocar, extinguir
smother {v} (to reduce to a low degree of vigor or activity) :: reprimir
smudge {n} /smʌdʒ/ (dense smoke, such as used for fumigation) :: palo fumigador {m}
smudge {v} (to obscure by blurring) :: desenfocar, macular
smug {adj} /smʌɡ/ (irritatingly pleased with oneself; self-satisfied) :: ufano, engreído, petulante, creído
smuggle {v} /ˈsmʌɡəl/ (to import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties) :: contrabandear
smuggle {v} :: contrabandear, pasar de contrabando {m}
smuggler {n} /ˈsmʌɡ.lə(ɹ)/ (One who smuggles things) :: contrabandista {m}
smuggling {n} (an act of smuggling) :: contrabando {m}
smugness {n} (state or quality of being smug) :: petulancia {f}, autosuficiencia {f}, ufanía {f}
smurf {n} /smɝf/ (fictional character) :: pitufo {m}
smut {n} (promiscuous woman) SEE: slut ::
smut {n} (soot) SEE: soot ::
smutty {adj} /ˈsmʌti/ (blackened, dirty) :: tiznado {m}
smutty {adj} (obscene) :: obsceno {m}, indecente
Smyrna {prop} /zmˈɪɚnɑː/ (city) :: Esmirna
snack {n} /snæk/ (a light meal) :: tentempié {m}, [formal usage] refrigerio {m}, [figurative usage - also : bocadillo] bocado {m}, [Mexico] botana {f}, [Southern Spain] piquislabis {m}, [Spain standard usage] piscolabis {m}, [Guatemala] refacción {m}, [Venezuela, colloquial] bala fría {f}
snack {n} (an item of food eaten between meals) :: tentempié {m}, [formal usage] refrigerio {m}, [figurative usage - also : bocadillo] bocado {m}, [Mexico] botana {f}, [Southern Spain] piquislabis {m}, [Spain standard usage] piscolabis {m}, [Guatemala] refacción {m}, [Venezuela, colloquial] bala fría {f}
snack {n} :: [Ecuador, Guatemala, México] antojito {m}, aperitivo {m}, [Mexico] botana, [Colombia] pasaboca, [Venezuela] pasapalo, pincho {m}, [Spain] tapa {f}
snack {v} (to eat between meals) :: picar, mecatear [Colombia], merendar [in the afternoon]
snack bar {n} /ˈsnækbɑɹ/ (a small restaurant serving light meals) :: lonchería {f} [US]
snack food {n} /ˈsnækfuːd/ (food consumed as a snack between meals) :: aperitivo {m}
SNAFU {n} /snæːˈfuː/ (ridiculously chaotic situation) :: confusión
snag {n} /ˈsnæɡ/ (problem or difficulty) :: pega {f}
snail {n} (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell) :: caracol {m}
snail {n} (sluggard) :: haragán {m}, holgazán {m}, gandul {m}
snail mail {n} (postal mail) :: correo ordinario {m}
snake {n} /ˈsneɪk/ (legless reptile) :: serpiente {f}, culebra {f}, sierpe [archaic], víbora [colloquial, Mexico]
snake {v} (to move in a winding path) :: culebrear, serpentear, hacer culebra
snake charmer {n} (snake charmer) :: encantador de serpientes
snakelet {n} (a baby snake) :: viborezno {m}
snap {n} /snæp/ (quick breaking or cracking sound or the action of producing such a sound) :: chasquido {m}
snap {n} (act of hitting a middle or ring finger against the palm) :: chasquido de dedos {m}
snap {n} (photograph) :: fotografía {f}, foto {f}
snap {n} (very short period of time) :: instante {m}
snap {v} (to break apart suddenly or at once) :: quebrar, romper
snap {v} (to speak abruptly or sharply) :: increpar
snap {v} (to suffer a mental breakdown) :: enloquecerse, trastornarse
snap {v} (to snap one's fingers) :: chasquear
snapdragon {n} /ˈsnæpdɹæɡən/ (any plant of the genus Antirrhinum) :: boca de dragón {f}
snapshot {n} (A photograph) :: instantánea {f}
snare {n} (trap) :: lazo {m}
snare {n} (mental trap) :: asechanza
snare drum {n} (tubular drum) :: redoblante {m}, caja clara {f}, tarola {f}, caja {f}
snarky {adj} (sarcastic and irreverent) :: sarcástico, mordaz
snarl {n} (knot or complication of hair, thread, or the like, difficult to disentangle) :: enredo {m}, maraña {f},
snarl {n} (act of snarling) :: gruñido {m}
snarl {v} (To entangle) :: enredar
snarl {v} (To growl) :: gruñir
snatch {v} /snætʃ/ (to grasp quickly) :: agarrar
snatch {v} (to grasp and remove) :: arrebatar
snatch {v} (to steal) :: arrebatar
snatch {n} (competitive weightlifting event) :: arrancada {f}, arranque {m}
sneak {n} /sniːk/ (a cheat; con artist; trickster) :: pillo {m}
sneak {v} (to creep) :: moverse con sigilo
sneak {v} (to hide in a mean or cowardly manner) :: esconder, escabullir
sneak away {v} (leave without being seen or heard) :: escabullirse, escaquearse
sneaker {n} (one who sneaks) :: pillo {m}
sneaker {n} (leisure shoes, often worn for sports; trainers) :: tenis {m} [especially Latin America, regional usage in Spain - in full : zapato de tenis], bamba {f} [Northeastern Spain], botín {m} [Seville, Southern Spain], champión {m} [Paraguay, Uruguay], deportiva {f} [Spain], espores {m-p} [Northeastern Argentina], espais {m-p} [Cantabria, Northern Central Spain], gomas {f-p} [Northwestern Venezuela], guachicón {m} [Northeastern Venezuela], kets {m-p} [Lleida, Catalonia, Northeastern Spain], kids {m-p} [Bolivia], maripís {m-p} [Aragon, Northern Central Spain], playera {f} [Spain], popis {m-p} [Cuba], zapatilla deportiva {f} [Argentina, Chile, Panama, Peru, Spain], zapato de goma {m} [Venezuelan standard usage], deportivas {f}
sneak in {v} (to enter without being noticed) :: colarse
sneak up on {v} (to approach) :: acercarse sigilosamente (a algo o a alguien)
sneaky {adj} /ˈsniːki/ (Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries) :: escurridizo
sneaky {adj} (Dishonest; deceitful) :: marrullero
sneeze {v} /sniz/ (expel air as a reflex) :: estornudar
sneeze {n} (act of sneezing) :: estornudo {m}
snicker {n} /ˈsnɪkɚ/ (stifled laugh) :: risa disimulada {f}
snicker {v} (to emit a snicker) :: reír disimuladamente
Snickers {n} /snɪkəɹz/ (chocolate bar) :: Snickers {m}
snide {adj} /snaɪd/ (nasty, sarcastic) :: socarrón
sniff {v} /snɪf/ (to make a short audible inhalation) :: olfatear
sniff {v} (to inhale drugs in powder form through the nose) :: esnifar
sniff {v} :: husmear, sorber
snip {v} /snɪp/ (To cut with short sharp actions) :: cortar (con tijeras)
snipe {n} /snaɪp/ (bird of the family Scolopacidae) :: agachadiza {f}, agachona {f}, caica {f}
sniper {n} /ˈsnaɪ.pɚ/ (a person using long-range small arms for precise attacks from a concealed position) :: francotirador {m}
sniper {n} :: francotirador {m}
sniper rifle {n} (long-range rifle) :: rifle de francotirador {m}, fusil de francotirador {m}
snippet {n} /ˈsnɪpɪt/ (a tiny piece or part) :: pedazo {m}, retazo {m}, trozo {m}
snippet {n} (a textfile containing a relatively small amount of code) :: snippet {m}
snitch {v} /snɪtʃ/ (steal) :: afanar, mangar, robar, hurtar
snitch {v} (inform on) :: chivarse, chivatear, delatar
snitch {n} (thief) :: ladrón {m}, ladrona {f}
snitch {n} (informer, usually one who betrays his group) :: chivato {m} chivata {f}, soplón {m}, soplona {f}, delator {m}, delatora {f}, sapo
snitches get stitches {phrase} (said as a lead to a proverb or similar) :: los soplones obtienen suturas
snivel {v} (to whine or complain, whilst crying) :: lloriquear, gimotear
snivel {n} (nasal mucus; snot) :: moco
snob {n} /snɒb/ (person who seeks to be a member of the upper classes) :: esnob {m} {f}, fresa {f} [Mexico], pijo {m}, pituco {m}, siútico
snobbery {n} (the property or trait of being a snob) :: pijada {f} [Spain], pijotada {f} [Spain]
snobbiness {n} :: pijerío {m} [Spain]
snobbish {adj} (having the property of being a snob) :: esnobista, pijo {m}, pija {f} [Spain]
snobby {adj} (characteristic of a snob) :: esnobista
snocross {n} (sport in which snowmobiles are raced at high speed) :: snocross {m}
snog {v} (slang: kiss passionately) :: morrearse
snood {n} (hairnet) SEE: hairnet ::
snood {n} /snuːd/ (band or ribbon for keeping the hair in place) :: redecilla {f}, cintillo {m}
snooker {n} /ˈsnʊkəɹ/ (cue sport) :: billar {m}
snoop {v} (to be devious and cunning so as not to be seen) :: disimulado {m}
snoop {v} (to secretly spy on or investigate, especially into the private personal life of others) :: fisgonear, espiar
snoop {n} (the act of snooping) :: husmear, fisgar
snoop {n} (a private detective) :: detective {m} {f}
snooper {n} /ˈsnuːpə(ɹ)/ (one who snoops) :: fisgón {m}
Snoopy {prop} (pet beagle) :: Snoopy {m}
snoot {v} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle ::
snooty {adj} /ˈsnuː.ti/ (pompous) :: presuntuoso
snooze {v} /snuːz/ (To sleep, especially briefly; to nap) :: dormitar
snooze {n} (A period of sleep; a nap) :: siesta
snooze {n} (Something boring) :: lata {f}, fastidio {m}
snore {v} /snɔɹ/ (breathe during sleep with harsh noises) :: roncar
snore {n} (act and noise of snoring) :: ronquido {m}
snorkel {n} (hollow tube used for breathing underwater) :: tubo respirador {m}
snort {n} /snɔɹt/ (sound made by exhaling roughly through the nose) :: resoplar
snort {v} (to exhale roughly through the nose) :: resoplar, bufar
snort {v} (to inhale (usually a drug) through the nose) :: esnifar
snot {n} /snɒt/ (mucus) :: moco {m}
snotty {adj} (dirtied with snot) :: mocoso
snotty {adj} (ill-tempered, impertinent) :: de mal carácter, de mal temperamento, impertinente
snout {n} /snaʊt/ (long, projecting nose, mouth, and jaw of a beast) :: hocico {m}
snout {n} (nose of a man (in contempt)) :: [Mexico] narizota {f}, narices {f-p}
snout {n} (nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc.) :: boquilla {f}
snout {n} (anterior prolongation of the head of gastropod) :: hocico {m}, trompa {f}, [technical] probóscide {f}
snout {n} (anterior prolongation of head of weevil and other insects) :: hocico {m}, trompa {f}, [technical] probóscide {f}
snout moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar ::
snow {n} /snoʊ/ (precipitation) :: nieve {f}
snow {n} (TV noise) :: nieve {f}
snow {n} (cocaine) :: farlopa {f}, nieve {f}, coca {f}
snow {n} (collective precipitation) :: nieves {f-p}, nevada {f}
snow {v} (have snow fall from the sky) :: nevar
snowball {n} /ˈsnoʊbɔl/ (ball of snow) :: bola de nieve {f}
snowball fight {n} (play fight) :: pelea de bolas de nieve {f}
snowboard {n} /ˈsnoʊˌbɔɹd/ (board) :: tabla de snow {f}
snowboard {v} (to ride a snowboard) :: hacer snowboard
snowboarding {n} (the sport of sliding downhill on a snowboard) :: snowboard {m}
snow bunting {n} (bird) :: escribano nival
snow cannon {n} (machine that spurts out snow over pistes) :: cañón de nieve {m}
snow chain {n} (a chain put on a wheel of a vehicle to give it more traction) :: cadenas de nieve {f-p}
snow cone {n} (crushed ice with flavoring) :: cepillado {m} [Northwestern Venezuela], esnobol {m} [Northeastern Venezuela], frío-frío {m} [Dominican Republic], granizada {f} [Guatemala], granizado {m} [Costa Rica, Cuba, Southeastern Mexico, Spain], minuta {f} [El Salvador, Honduras], piragua {f} [Puerto Rico], raspadilla {f} [Peru], raspado {m} [Colombia, Mexican standard usage, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuelan standard usage, Western Puerto Rico], yuki {m} [Northeastern Mexico]
snow-covered {adj} (covered with snow) :: cubierto de nieve, nevado
snowdrop {n} /ˈsnəʊ.dɹɒp/ (plant) :: campanilla de febrero {f}, campanilla de invierno {f}, flor de nieve {f}
snowfall {n} (instance of falling of snow) :: nevada {f}
snowfall {n} (amount of snow that falls on one occasion) :: nevada {f}
snowflake {n} /ˈsnoʊ.fleɪk/ (crystal) :: copo de nieve {m}, ampo {m}
snowflake {n} (flower of the genus Leucojum) :: campanilla {f}
snowflake {n} (Plectrophenax nivalis) SEE: snow bunting ::
snow fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox ::
snow globe {n} (decorative object) :: bola de nieve {f}, domo de nieve {m}
snow goose {n} (Chen caerulescens) :: ánsar nival {m}, ganso blanco {m}, ganso nival {m}
snowgun {n} (cannon that creates snow) SEE: snow cannon ::
snow leopard {n} (a large feline mammal, Uncia uncia) :: leopardo de las nieves {m}
snowmaking {n} :: innivación
snowman {n} /ˈsnoʊ.mæn/ (figure made of snow) :: muñeco de nieve {m}
snowmobile {n} (vehicle) :: motonieve {f}
snow pea {n} (cultivar of pea) :: tirabeque {m}
snow plow {n} (vehicle) :: quitanieves
snow plow {n} (in skiing) :: cuña
Snow Queen {prop} (fairy tale character with power over snow and ice) :: Reina de las Nieves {f}
snowshoe {n} /ˈsnoʊʃu/ (flat footwear worn to facilitate walking in deep snow) :: raqueta {f}
snowstorm {n} /ˈsnəʊstɔːm/ (bad weather involving blowing winds and snow) :: nevada {f}, nevasca {f}, tormenta de nieve {f}
snow-white {adj} (as white as snow) :: blanconieve, nevado
Snow White {prop} /snoʊ hwaɪt/ (character from Snow White (Schneewittchen)) :: Blancanieves
Snow White {prop} (character from Snow-White and Rose-Red (Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot)) :: Blancanieves
snowy {adj} (snow-covered) SEE: snow-covered ::
snowy owl {n} (large white owl) :: búho nival {m}
snub {n} (deliberate affront or slight) :: desaire {m}
snub {v} (to slight, ignore, behave coldly toward) :: desairar, hacer un feo
snuff {v} /snʌf/ (extinguish candle or oil-lamp) :: apagar
snuffbox {n} (small box) :: tabaquera {f}
snuffer {n} (candle snuffer) SEE: candle snuffer ::
snug {adj} /snʌɡ/ (comfortable; cosy, cozy) :: cómodo {m}, confortable {m} {f}
snug {adj} (close fitting) :: ajustado {m}, ceñido {m}
Snuggie {n} (item of clothing) :: batamanta {f}
snuggle {v} /ˈsnʌɡəl/ (to lie close to another person or thing, hugging or being cosy) :: acurrucarse
so {n} (sol) SEE: sol ::
so {conj} /soʊ/ (in order that) :: para que [followed by the subjunctive]
so {conj} (with the result that) :: así que
so {adv} (very) :: tan
so {adv} (to a particular extent) :: tan
so {adv} (in a particular manner) :: así
so {interj} (interjection used to introduce a new topic) :: pues, entonces
soak {v} /soʊk/ (to be saturated with liquid by being immersed in it) :: empapar, remojar, embeber
soak {v} (to immerse in liquid to the point of saturation or thorough permeation) :: remojar, empapar
soak {v} (to penetrate or permeate by saturation) :: saturar
soak {v} (to allow (especially a liquid) to be absorbed) :: esponjar
soak {v} :: empapar, remojar
soaked to the bone {adj} (extremely wet) :: mojado hasta la médula, calado hasta los huesos
so-and-so {n} (placeholder name) :: fulano {m}, fulana {f}
so-and-so {n} (name used to take the place of an epithet) :: tal por cual {m} {f}
soap {n} (soap opera) SEE: soap opera ::
soap {n} /soʊp/ (substance) :: jabón {m}
soap {v} (apply soap in washing) :: enjabonar, [reflexive] enjabonarse
soapberry {n} (woody plant) :: (Sapindus saponaria) jaboncillo {m}, chambimbe {m} [Colombia], choloque {m} [Peru], chumico {m} [Costa Rica], isotoubo {m} [Bolivia], jorupe {m} [Ecuador], marikuru {m} [Chile], pacún {m} [El Salvador, Nicaragua], paraparo {m} [Venezuela]
soapberry {n} (its fruit) :: (Sapindus saponaria) parapara {f} [Venezuela]
soapbox {n} /ˈsəʊpbɒks/ (platform for presenting one's viewpoints) :: tribuna improvisada {f}, podio {m}, estrado
soap dish {n} (a container for soap) :: jabonera {f}
soapmaker {n} (maker of soap) :: jabonero {m}
soap opera {n} (television serial) :: telenovela {f}, culebrón {m}
soapy {adj} /ˈsoʊpi/ :: enjabonado {m}, enjabonada {f}
soar {v} /sɔɹ/ (to fly aloft with little effort) :: planear
soar {v} (to mount upward on wings) :: elevarse
soar {v} (to fly by means of a glider) :: planar
soaring {adj} (assurgent, ascending) :: ascendente
sob {n} /sɑb/ (a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath) :: sollozo {m}
sob {v} (weep with convulsive gasps) :: sollozar
soba {n} (Japanese buckwheat noodle) :: soba {m}
so be it {phrase} (indication of acceptance) :: así sea
sober {adj} /ˈsəʊ.bə(ɹ)/ (not drunk) :: sobrio, sereno
sober {adj} (moderate) :: sobrio
sober {adj} (dull) :: apagado
sober up {v} (to become sober) :: desemborrachar
sobriety {n} (quality or state of being sober) :: austeridad {f}
sobriety {n} (quality or state of not being intoxicated) :: sobriedad {f}
sobriquet {n} /ˈsoʊ.bɹɪ.keɪ/ (familiar name for a person) :: sobrenombre {m}
so-called {adj} /ˈsoʊˌkɔld/ (so named, but wrongly so) :: llamado
soccer {n} /ˈsɑk.ɚ/ (game) :: fútbol {m}, [Mexico] futbol; balompié {m}, balón-pie {m}; [Mexico] pambol
soccer player {n} (one who plays soccer) :: futbolista {m} {f}
Sochi {prop} /ˈsɒtʃi/ (city in Russia) :: Sochi {m}
sociable {adj} (tending to socialize or be social; friendly; inviting; congenial) :: comerciable {m} {f}
social {adj} /ˈsoʊ.ʃəl/ (relating to society) :: social
social anxiety {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder ::
social anxiety {n} (the discomfort or fear) :: ansiedad social {f}, ansiedad interpersonal {f}
social anxiety disorder {n} (the most common anxiety disorder) :: fobia social {f}
social class {n} (class of people) :: clase social {f}, estrato social {m}
social climber {n} (one who tries to improve his or her social position) :: trepador {m}, trepa, arribista {m} {f}
social cohesion {n} (maintenance of stability in a society) :: cohesión social {f}
social contract {n} (agreement or contract) :: contrato social {m}
social Darwinism {n} (theory) :: darwinismo social {m}
social group {n} (collection of humans or animals) :: grupo social {m}
socialism {n} /ˈsoʊʃəlɪzəm/ (political philosophy of social and economic equality) :: socialismo {m}
socialism {n} (group of socialist political philosophies) :: socialismo {m}
socialism {n} (intermediate phase of social development) :: socialismo {m}
socialist {adj} /ˈsoʊˌʃəlɪst/ (of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism) :: socialista {m} {f}
socialist {n} (one who practices or advocates socialism) :: socialista {mf}
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia {prop} (Yugoslav state that existed from 1943 until 1992) :: República Federal Socialista de Yugoslavia
social justice {n} (fairness in society) :: justicia social {f}
social justice warrior {n} (online activist who zealously promotes social justice causes) :: progre
social liberalism {n} (political ideology) :: socioliberalismo {m}
socially {adv} :: socialmente
social media {n} (interactive forms of media) :: medios sociales
social network {n} (a network of personal or business contacts on the Internet) :: red social {f}
social phobia {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder ::
social policy {n} (guidelines that deal with communal issues) :: política social {f}
social science {n} (branch of science) :: ciencias sociales {f-p}
social security {n} (system) :: seguridad social {f}
social studies {n} (study of various subjects) :: estudios sociales {m-p}
social work {n} (any of several professions concerned with providing social services) :: asistencia social {f}
social worker {n} (person whose profession is social work) :: asistente social
societism {n} (social philosophy that promotes the well being of the group without sacrificing the significance of the individual) :: societismo
society {n} /səˈsaɪ.ə.ti/ (group of people sharing culture) :: sociedad {f}
society {n} (group of persons who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest) :: sociedad {f}
society {n} (people of one’s country or community as a whole) :: sociedad {f}, comunidad {f}
Society of Jesus {prop} (Roman Catholic order) :: Compañía de Jesús {f}
Socinian {n} /soʊˈsɪn.iː.ən/ (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination) :: un sociniano {m}
Socinian {adj} (pertaining to the Socinians) :: sociniano {m}
sociocultural {adj} (of both society and culture) :: sociocultural
socioeconomic {adj} (of or pertaining to social and economic factors) SEE: socio-economic ::
socio-economic {adj} (pertaining to a combination of social and economic factors) :: socioeconómico
sociogram {n} (graphic representation of the structure of interpersonal relations in a group situation) :: sociograma
sociolect {n} /ˈsəʊ.ʃɪ.ə(ʊ).lɛkt/ (variant of language used by a social group) :: sociolecto {m}
sociolinguistics {n} /ˌsoʊsi.oʊlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/ (the study of social and cultural effects on language) :: sociolingüística {f}
sociological {adj} (of or pertaining to sociology) :: sociológico
sociologist {n} (scientist studying the field of sociology) :: sociólogo {m}, socióloga {f}
sociology {n} /ˌsəʊʃiːˈɒlədʒiː/ (study of society, human social interactions, etc.) :: sociología {f}
sociopath {n} /ˈsoʊ.si.əˌpæθ/ (person with antisocial personality disorder) :: sociópata
sock {n} /sɑk/ (covering for the foot) :: calcetín {m} [Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain], media {f} [Costa Rica, Cuba, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South America except Chile]
sock {n} (sock puppet) SEE: sock puppet ::
socket {n} /ˈsɒkɪt/ (mechanical opening) :: enchufe {m}, toma corriente {m}
socket {n} (hollow in a bone) :: cuenca {f} (eye socket)
socket {n} (computing interprocess communication channel) :: zócalo {m}
socket wrench {n} (A type of wrench) :: matraca herramienta {f}
sock puppet {n} (simple puppet made from a sock) :: marioneta de calcetín {f}, títere de mano {m}
sock puppet {n} (second account created by a user in an online community) :: usuario títere
Socrates {prop} (Greek philosopher) :: Sócrates {m}
Socratic method {prop} :: mayéutica {f}, método socrático {m}, debate socrático {m}
soda {n} /ˈsoʊdə/ (sodium carbonate) :: sosa {f}, soda {f}
soda {n} (carbonated water) :: soda {f}
soda {n} (sweet, carbonated drink) :: gaseosa {f}, bebida {f}, soda {f}, [Chile], refresco {m} [Bolivia, Cuba, Honduras, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Venezuela], [Eastern Bolivia, Northern Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico] soda {f} agua [Guatemala, colloquial - short for agua gaseosa], [Spain, colloquial] casera {f}, [Mexico, colloquial] chesco {m}, [Ecuador, colloquial] cola {f}, [Venezuela, colloquial - regional and working class usage] fresco {m}
sod all {n} (nothing) :: nada de nada
soda pop {n} (sweetened, carbonated beverage) :: refresco, gaseosa, bebida, fresco
soda water {n} (water with carbon dioxide) :: soda, agua de Seltz
sodden {adj} /ˈsɒ.dən/ (soaked) :: empapado
sodium {n} /ˈsoʊdi.əm/ (reactive metal) :: sodio {m}
sodium benzoate {n} (the sodium salt of benzoic acid) :: benzoato de sodio {m}
sodium bicarbonate {n} (salt of sodium hydroxide and carbonic acid) :: bicarbonato de sodio {m}
sodium bicarbonate {n} (used as a raising agent) :: bicarbonato de sodio {m}
sodium chloride {n} (chemical term for table salt; NaCl) :: cloruro de sodio {m}
sodium hydrogen carbonate {n} (NaHCO3) SEE: sodium bicarbonate ::
sodium hydroxide {n} (caustic alkali) :: hidróxido de sodio {m}, hidróxido sódico {m}
Sodom {prop} /ˈsɑdəm/ (city in the Middle East) :: Sodoma {f}
sodomise {v} (to perform anal sex) :: sodomizar
sodomise {v} (to perform anal sex with an animal) :: sodomizar
sodomy {n} /ˈsɒdəmi/ (anal sex, see also: anal sex) :: sodomía {f}
Sod's law {prop} /sɒdz lɔː/ (rule) :: ley de la indefectible mala voluntad de los objectos inanimados {f}
sofa {n} /ˈsoʊfə/ (upholstered seat) :: sofá {m}
sofa-bed {n} /ˈsoʊfəbɛd/ (sofa that unfolds into a bed) :: sofá cama {m}
so far {adv} (until now; previously; yet) :: hasta ahora, hasta aquí, hasta este momento, por el momento, por ahora
soffit {n} /ˈsɑ.fɪt/ (visible underside of an arch, balcony, beam, cornice, staircase, vault or any other architectural element) :: sofito {m}
Sofia {prop} /ˈsəʊfi.ə/ (the capital city of Bulgaria) :: Sofía
soft {adj} (foolish) SEE: foolish ::
soft {adj} /sɔft/ (giving way under pressure) :: blando, muelle
soft {adj} (of a cloth) :: suave
soft {adj} (gentle) :: suave, ligero, tenue
soft {adj} (of a sound) :: tenue
softball {n} (game) :: sófbol {m}
softcore pornography {n} (form of pornography where the sexual acts are relatively unexplicit) :: porno blando {m}, porno suave {m}
soft drink {n} (sweet, non-alcoholic carbonated beverage) :: gaseosa {f}, bebida {f} [Chile], refresco {m} [Bolivia, Cuba, Honduras, Mexico, Venezuela], soda {f} [Bolivia, Northern Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico], agua {f} [Guatemala, colloquial - short for agua gaseosa], casera {f} [Spain, colloquial], chesco {m} [Mexico, colloquial], cola {f} [Ecuador, colloquial], fresco {m} [Venezuela, colloquial - especially regional and working-class usage], bebida de fantasia {f}
soften {v} /ˈsɔfən/ ((transitive) To make something soft or softer) :: ablandar, suavizar
soften {v} ((transitive) To make less harsh) :: suavizar
soften {v} ((intransitive) To become soft or softer) :: ablandarse
softening {n} (process of making something soft) :: ablandamiento {m}
softening {n} (process of becoming soft) :: ablandamiento {m}
softly {adv} /ˈsɔftli/ (softly, gently) :: suavemente
softly {adv} (not loudly, inaudible) :: inaudiblemente, silenciosamente
softly softly {adv} (in a very tactful, careful manner) :: muy suavemente
softness {n} (the quality of being soft) :: suavidad {f}
soft palate {n} (tissue) :: velo del paladar {m}
soft paraffin {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly ::
soft roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt ::
soft serve {n} (frozen dessert) :: helado suave {m}
soft spot {n} (fontanelle) SEE: fontanelle ::
soft spot {n} (sentimental fondness or affection) :: debilidad {f}
soft spot {n} (point of vulnerability) :: punto débil {m}
software {n} /ˈsɔftˌwɛɹ/ (encoded computer instructions) :: software {m}, programa {m}, soporte lógico {m}
soft water {n} (water with a low concentration of dissolved minerals) :: agua blanda {f}
softwood {n} :: madera blanda {f}, madera tierna {f}
softy {n} (weak or sentimental person) :: sentimental
Sogdiana {prop} (an ancient Iranian-speaking civilization) :: Sogdiana {f}
soggy {adj} /ˈsɒɡi/ (soaked with liquid) :: remojado, empapado
soil {n} /sɔɪl/ (mixture of sand and organic material) :: suelo {m}
soil {n} (country or territory) :: tierra {f}
soil {v} (to make dirty) :: ensuciar
soiled {adj} (dirty) :: sucio
soil fertility {n} (ability of a soil to sustain plant growth) :: fertilidad del suelo {f}
soil science {n} (scientific study of soil) :: ciencia del suelo {f}
soiree {n} /ˌswɑːˈɹeɪ/ (formal evening party) :: velada {f}
sojourn {n} /ˈsoʊdʒɚn/ (A short stay somewhere) :: estadía {f}
sol {n} /soʊl/ (fifth note of a major scale) :: sol {m}
sol {n} /sɑːl/ ((physical chemistry) a type of colloid) :: sol {m}
solace {n} /ˈsɑː.lɪs/ (consolation) :: consuelo {m}, solaz {m}
solace {n} (source of comfort) :: consuelo {m}
solace {n} :: solaz
Solaga {prop} (town) :: Solaga
solar {adj} /ˈsoʊlɚ/ (of or pertaining to the sun) :: solar
solar calendar {n} (a calendar based on the movement of the Earth around the Sun) :: calendario solar {m}
solar cell {n} (semiconductor device) :: célula solar {f}
solar corona {n} (upper atmosphere of the sun) :: corona solar {f}
solar day {n} (time for a planet to rotate once relative to the sun) :: día solar {m}
solar eclipse {n} (when the Moon passes between the Earth and the sun) :: eclipse solar {m}
solar energy {n} (energy from the sun) :: energía solar {f}
solar flare {n} (violent explosion) :: erupción solar {f}
solar mass {n} (unit) :: masa solar {f}
solar nebula {n} (disc-shaped cloud of gas and dust) :: nebulosa solar {f}
solar panel {n} (array of connected solar cells) :: panel solar {m}, panel solar fotovoltaico {m}, panel fotovoltaico {m}
solar plexus {n} (a complex network of nerves and ganglia, located within the abdomen behind the stomach) :: plexo solar {m}
solar system {n} /ˈsoʊ.lɚ ˌsɪs.təm/ (any collection of heavenly bodies orbiting a star) :: sistema solar {m}
solar system {prop} (Solar System) SEE: Solar System ::
Solar System {prop} /ˈsoʊ.lɚ ˌsɪs.təm/ (the Sun and all the heavenly bodies that orbit around it) :: sistema solar {m}
solar wind {n} (outflow of charged particles from the solar corona into space) :: viento solar {m}
solder {n} /ˈsɒldə(ɹ)/ (any of various alloys that are used to join small pieces of metal together) :: estaño para soldar {m}, estaño {m}
solder {v} (to join with solder) :: soldar
soldering {n} (method of joining two metallic surfaces by melting an alloy between them) :: soldadura blanda
soldering iron {n} (tool) :: soldador {m}
soldier {n} /ˈsoʊld͡ʒɚ/ (member of an army) :: soldado
soldier {n} :: soldado {m} [private soldier], militar {m} [member of an army, usually of higher rank], milico {m} [Andes, River Plate region, pejorative]
soldier {v} (to serve as a soldier) :: militar
sold out {adj} (completely sold) :: agotado {m}
sole {adj} /səʊl/ (only) :: solo, único
sole {n} (bottom of the foot) :: planta {f}, planta del pie {f}
sole {n} (bottom of a shoe or boot) :: suela {f}
sole {n} (fish) :: lenguado {m}
solecism {n} /ˈsɑl.ə.sɪ.zəm/ (error in the use of language) :: solecismo {m}
solely {adv} /ˈsoʊl.li/ (exclusively) :: únicamente, solamente, exclusivamente
solemn {adj} /ˈsɒləm/ (deeply serious and somber) :: solemne
solemn {adj} (performed with great ceremony) :: solemne
solemnity {n} (quality of being solemn) :: solemnidad {f}
solemnity {n} (instance of solemn behavior) :: solemnidad {f}
solemnly {adv} /ˈsɒləmli/ (in a solemn manner) :: solemnemente
solemnness {n} (solemnity) SEE: solemnity ::
solenodon {n} (small nocturnal insectivorous mammal with long snout and venomous saliva) :: almiquí {m}, aire {m}
solenoid {n} (solenoid) :: solenoide {m}
sole proprietorship {n} (business) :: empresa individual {f}
soleus {n} (muscle) :: sóleo {m}
sol-fa {n} (method of sight singing) :: solfa {m}, solfeo {m}
sol-fa {v} (to sing a sol-fa) :: solfear {m}
solicit {v} /səˈlɪsɪt/ (to persistently endeavor) :: solicitar
solicit {v} (to persuade or incite) :: solicitar
solicit {v} (to make a petition) :: solicitar
solicitation {n} (instance of soliciting) :: solicitación {f}
solicitor {n} /səˈlɪsɪtɚ/ :: abogado {m}, notario {m}
solicitude {n} /səˈlɪsɪˌt(j)uːd/ (anxiety) :: solicitud {f}
solid {adj} /ˈsɑlɪd/ (in the solid state) :: sólido
solid {adj} (large, massive) :: masivo
solid {adj} (lacking holes or hollows) :: sólido {m}
solid {adj} (typography: written as one word) :: continuo
solid {n} (chemistry: fundamental state of matter) :: sólido {m}
solid {n} (geometry: three-dimensional object) :: sólido {m}, cuerpo {m}
solidarity {n} (unifying bond between individuals with common goal or enemy) :: solidaridad {f}
solidarity {n} (psychological or material support) :: solidaridad {f}
solidify {v} /səˈlɪdəˌfaɪ/ (transitive: to make solid; convert into a solid body) :: solidificar
solidify {v} (intransitive: to become solid; to freeze) :: solidificar
solidity {n} /səˈlɪdɪti/ (the state or quality of being solid) :: solidez {f}
solidly {adv} (in a solid manner) :: sólidamente
solidus {n} (slash) SEE: slash ::
solidus {n} /ˈsɒlɪdəs/ (Roman gold coin) :: sueldo {m}
solifugid {n} (camel spider) SEE: camel spider ::
soliloquy {n} /səˈlɪləkwi/ (act of a character speaking to himself) :: soliloquio {m}
soliloquy {n} (speech or written discourse in this form) :: soliloquio {m}
solipsism {n} /ˈsɑlɪpsɪzm/ (theory) :: solipsismo {m}
solitaire {n} (person who lives alone) SEE: solitary ::
solitaire {n} (patience) SEE: patience ::
solitaire {n} /ˈsɒlɪˌtɛəɹ/ (Peg solitaire) :: Senku {m}
solitaire {adj} (living alone or being alone; solitary) :: solitario {m}
solitary {adj} /ˈsɑlɪtɛɹi/ (living alone or being by oneself) :: solitario {m}
solitary {n} (solitary confinement) SEE: solitary confinement ::
solitary confinement {n} (forced isolation) :: régimen de aislamiento {m}, incomunicación {f}, reclusión solitaria {f}
soliton {n} (self-reinforcing travelling wave) :: solitón {m}
solitude {n} /ˈsɒlɪˌtjuːd/ (state of being alone) :: soledad {f}, solitud {f}
solo {n} /soʊ̯.loʊ̯/ (piece of music for one) :: solo {m}
solo {n} (job or performance done by one person) :: solista {m} {f}
solo {n} (card game) :: solitario {m}
solo {adj} (without a companion or instructor) :: solo
solo {adj} (of a musical solo) :: solo {m}
solo {v} (to perform a solo) :: tocar un solo
solo {v} (to perform something in the absence of anyone else) :: ir por su cuenta
soloist {n} (a person who performs a solo) :: solista {m} {f}
Solomon {prop} /ˈsɑləmən/ (king of Israel) :: Salomón
Solomon Islander {n} (Somebody from the Solomon Islands) :: salomonense
Solomon Islands {prop} /ˈsɑ.lə.mən ˈaɪ.ləndz/ (A country in Melanesia) :: Islas Salomón
Solon {prop} /ˈsoʊlən/ (statesman and lawgiver) :: Solón {m}
so long as {phrase} (as long as) SEE: as long as ::
solstice {n} /ˈsɒl.stɪs/ (point where the earth stands at the extreme of its ellipsis around the sun) :: solsticio {m}
solubility {n} (the condition of being soluble) :: solubilidad {f}
soluble {adj} /ˈsɔɫ.jʊ.bəɫ]/ (able to be dissolved) :: soluble
soluble {adj} (able to be solved or explained) :: soluble
solute {n} (substance that is dissolved in a solvent) :: soluto {m}
solution {n} /səˈl(j)uːʃən/ (liquid mixture) :: solución {f}
solution {n} (answer to a problem (mathematics)) :: solución {f}
solvable {adj} (capable of being solved) :: soluble, solucionable
solvable {adj} (capable of being dissolved) :: soluble
solvation {n} (An association, or a reaction, of a solute with a solvent) :: solvatación {f}
solve {v} /sɒlv/ (to find an answer or solution) :: resolver, solucionar
solvency {n} (ability to pay debts) :: solvencia {f}
solvent {n} /ˈsɒlvənt]/ (liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute) :: disolvente {m}
solvent {adj} (able to pay all debts) :: solvente
solver {n} (one who solves) :: solucionador {m}
solyanka {n} (a thick, spicy and sour soup in Russian and Ukrainian cuisine) :: solianka {f}
Somali {n} /soʊˈmɑːli/ (a language) :: somalí {m}
Somali {n} (a person from Somalia or of Somali descent) :: somalí
Somali {adj} (pertaining to Somalia) :: somalí
Somalia {prop} (country in the Horn of Africa) :: Somalia {f}
Somalian {adj} (pertaining to Somalia) SEE: Somali ::
Somalian {n} (someone from Somalia) SEE: Somali ::
somatic {adj} (relating to the body of an organism) :: somático
sombre {adj} (Dark; gloomy) :: sombrío
sombre {adj} (Dull or dark in colour) :: sombrío
sombre {adj} (Melancholy; dismal) :: sombrío
sombre {adj} (Grave) :: grave
sombrero {n} (hat) :: sombrero mexicano {m}, [Mexico] sombrero de charro {m}
some {pron} /sʌm/ (certain number) :: alguno {m}
some {pron} (indefinite quantity or number) :: unos {m-p}, unas {f-p}
some {pron} (indefinite amount, part) :: algo {n}
some {determiner} (unspecified quantity or number of) :: algunos {m-p}, algunas {f-p}
some {determiner} :: algunos {m-p}, algunas {f-p}
some {adv} (approximately, roughly) :: unos
somebody {pron} /ˈsʌmbʌdi/ (some unspecified person) :: alguien
someday {adv} (sometime; at some time in the future) :: algún día
somehow {adv} /ˈsʌmhaʊ/ (in one way or another; in some way not yet known or designated) :: de algún modo, de alguna manera
someone {pron} /ˈsʌmwʌn/ (some person) :: alguien, alguno
somersault {n} /ˈsʌmə(ɹ)ˌsɔːɫt/ (the act of going head over heels) :: voltereta {f} (by a child), salto mortal (acrobatics)
something {pron} /ˈsʌmθɪŋ/ (unspecified object) :: algo, alguna cosa
something {pron} :: algo
something else {n} (exceptional, out of the ordinary, unusual) :: palabras mayores
something is rotten in the state of Denmark {phrase} (Hamlet quotation, used in other contexts to mean "something is not right") :: algo está podrido en el estado de Dinamarca, algo huele a podrido en Dinamarca
something to write home about {pron} (something exceptional or noteworthy) :: algo del otro mundo
some time {n} (time) :: considerable
sometime {adj} (occasional) SEE: occasional ::
sometime {adv} (obsolete: sometimes) SEE: sometimes ::
sometime {adv} /ˈsʌmˌtaɪm/ (at an unstated or indefinite time in the future) :: al rato, algún día
sometimes {adv} /ˈsʌmtaɪmz/ (on certain occasions, but not always) :: a veces, algunas veces
somewhat {pron} (something) SEE: something ::
somewhat {adv} /ˈsʌmwʌt/ (limited extent) :: algo, un poco
somewhere {adv} /ˈsʌm.wɛɹ/ (in some place) :: en alguna parte, en algún lugar, en algún punto, en algún sitio
somewhere {adv} (to some place) :: a alguna parte
somewhither {adv} (to some place) SEE: somewhere ::
sommelier {n} /ˌsɒmˈmɛli.ə/ (wine steward / stewardess, wine waiter / waitress) :: sumiller {m}
somnambulate {v} /sɑːm.ˈnæm.bju.ˌleɪt/ (to walk while sleeping) :: ser sonámbulo, pasearse dormido
somnambulation {n} (sleepwalking) SEE: sleepwalking ::
somnambulism {n} (sleepwalking) :: sonambulismo {m}
somnambulist {n} /sɒmˈnæmbjʊlɪst]/ (a sleepwalker) :: sonámbulo {m}
somnial {adj} /ˈsɒmnɪəl/ (Pertaining to dreams) :: onírico {m}
somniloquous {adj} (talking while asleep) :: somnílocuo
somnolent {adj} /ˈsɑːmnələnt/ (drowsy) :: somnoliento
somnolent {adj} :: somnolienta
so much {adv} (to a certain degree or extent) :: tanto {m}
so much {adj} (great in quantity or degree) :: tanto {m}
so much for {phrase} (an expression of dismissiveness or resignation) :: pues vaya con
son {n} (a male person in relation to his parents) :: hijo {m}
son {n} (a son through major influence) :: hijo {m}
son {n} (male descendant) :: hijo {m}
son {n} (familiar address) :: hijo {m}
sonar {n} (device) :: sónar {m}
sonata {n} /səˈnɑːtə/ (a musical composition for one or a few instruments) :: sonata {f}
sonata form {n} (a form of classical music) :: forma sonata {f}
sonatina {n} (piece resembling a sonata but shorter or simpler) :: sonatina {f}
sondage {n} /ˈsɒn.dɑːʒ/ (test excavation) :: sondeo {m}
song {n} /sɔŋ/ (music with words) :: canción {f}
song {n} (sound of a bird) SEE: birdsong ::
songbird {n} (bird) :: pájaro cantor {m}
songbook {n} (book) :: cancionero {m}
Song dynasty {prop} (Chinese dynasty) :: dinastía Song {f}
Song of Solomon {prop} (book of the Bible) SEE: Song of Songs ::
Song of Songs {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Cantar de los Cantares {m}, Cantar de Salomón, Cantar de los Cantares de Salomón {m}, Cantares {m-p}
song sparrow {n} (Melospiza melodia) :: gorrión melódico {m}
songstress {n} (a female singer) :: cantante {m} {f}, cantora {f}
sonic {adj} (of or relating to sound) :: sónico
sonic boom {n} (the audible effect of a shock wave in the air) :: explosión sónica {f}, boom sónico {m}, estampido sónico {m}
son-in-law {n} (son-in-law) :: yerno {m}
sonnet {n} /sɒnɪt/ (verse form consisting of fourteen lines) :: soneto {m}
sonny {n} /ˈsʌni/ (a familiar form of address for a boy) :: hijo {m}, mijo {m}, hijito {m}, mijito {m}
sonny {n} (pejorative form of address) :: fulano {m}, mijo {m}
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable person) :: hijo de puta {m}, hijueputa {m} {f}, hideputa {m} {f}, joputa {m}, jueputa {m} {f}, hijo de la chingada {m} [Mexico], hijo de la verga {m} [N Mexico]
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable thing) :: hijueputa
son of a whore {n} (objectionable person) :: hijo de puta {m}
Son of Heaven {prop} :: Hijo del Cielo {m}
Son of Man {prop} (Jesus Christ) :: hijo de hombre {m}
sonogram {n} /ˈsɒnəˌɡɹæm/ (a medical image produced by ultrasound echo) :: ecografía {f}
sonography {n} (ultrasonography) :: sonografía {f}
sonoluminescence {n} (The emission of short bursts of light from imploding bubbles) :: sonoluminiscencia {f}
sonometer {n} (audiometer) SEE: audiometer ::
Sonora {prop} (state of Mexico) :: Sonora {f}
Sony {prop} /ˈsoʊni/ (An international electronics and media company based in Tokyo, Japan) :: Sony
Sonya {prop} (female given name) :: Sonia {f}
soon {adv} /suːn/ (within a short time) :: pronto
sooner or later {adv} (set phrase; eventually) :: tarde o temprano, a la corta o a la larga
Sooretama slaty antshrike {n} (bird) :: batará pizarroso de Sooretama
soot {n} /sʊt/ (fine black or dull brown particles) :: hollín {m}
soothe {v} /suːð/ (to calm or placate) :: calmar
soothe {v} (to ease or relieve pain) :: aliviar
soothe {v} (to bring comfort or relief) :: aliviarse, descansar
soothsayer {n} (one who predicts the future) :: adivino {m}, adivina {f}
soothsayer {n} (mantis or rearhorse) SEE: mantis ::
sooty {adj} (of, relating to, or producing soot) :: fuliginoso
sooty {adj} (soiled with soot) :: tiznado, hollinoso
sop {n} (gravy) SEE: gravy ::
sop {n} (easily frightened person) SEE: milksop ::
São Paulo {prop} /ˌsaʊ ˈpaʊ.loʊ/ (city and state) :: San Pablo, São Paulo, Sao Paulo
Sophia {prop} /ˈsəʊfi.ə/ (female given name) :: Sofía
sophism {n} (flawed argument superficially correct in its reasoning, usually designed to deceive) :: sofisma {m}
sophist {n} /ˈsoʊfɪst/ (ancient teacher of rhetoric, etc.) :: sofista {m} {f}
sophisticated {adj} (having obtained worldly experience) :: de mundo, sofisticado
sophisticated {adj} (complicated, especially of technology) :: sofisticado, complejo, complicado, elaborado
sophisticated {adj} (appealing to the tastes of an intellectual) :: refinado, elegante, sofisticado
sophisticated {adj} :: erudito
sophistication {n} /səˌfɪs.tɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ :: sofisticación
sophistry {n} /ˈsɑ.fɪ.stɹi/ (an argument that seems plausible, but is fallacious or misleading) :: argucia
Sophocles {prop} (Greek dramatic poet) :: Sófocles
sophrological {adj} (of or relating to sophrology) :: sofrologico
soporific {n} /ˌsɒp.əˈɹɪf.ɪk/ (sleep inducing agent) :: somnífero
soporific {adj} (tending to induce sleep) :: soporífico, somnífero
soppy {adj} /ˈsɒpi/ (sentimental) :: sentimentaloide, muy sentimental, sensiblero
soprano {n} /səˈpɹænoʊ/ (pitch) :: soprano {m}
soprano {n} (person or instrument) :: soprano {m} {f}
sora {n} (Porzana carolina) :: polluela sora {f}
sorb {n} (wild service tree) SEE: wild service tree ::
sorbet {n} (frozen fruit juice) SEE: sherbet ::
Sorbian {prop} /ˈsɔːɹbi.ən/ (language) :: sorbio {m}, sorabo {m}
sorbic acid {n} (sorbic acid) :: ácido sórbico {m}
sorbitol {n} (sugar alcohol) :: sorbitol {m}
Sorbonne {prop} (building in Paris) :: la Sorbona {f}
Sorbonne {prop} (historic University of Paris) :: la Sorbona {f}
sorbose {n} (ketohexose used in the production of ascorbic acid) :: sorbosa {f}
sorcerer {n} /ˈsɔɹ.sɚ.ɚ/ (magician/wizard drawing upon natural powers) :: brujo {m}, hechicero {m}
sorceress {n} (female wizard) :: hechicera {f}, bruja {f}
sorcery {n} /ˈsɔɹ.sə.ɹi/ (magical power) :: brujería {f}, magia {f}
sordid {adj} /ˈsɔː.dɪd/ (dirty or squalid) :: sórdido
sordid {adj} (morally degrading) :: sórdido
sordid {adj} (grasping) :: sórdido
sore {adj} /sɔɹ/ (causing pain) :: dolorido
sore {n} (injured, infected, inflamed, or diseased patch of skin) :: llaga {f}
sore {adj} (annoyed) SEE: annoyed ::
sore loser {n} (one who is easily angered by losing) :: mal perdedor
sore throat {n} (symptom) :: dolor de garganta
sorghum {n} /ˈsɔ(ɹ).ɡəm/ (cereal) :: zahína {f}
Soria {prop} (city) :: Soria {f}
Soria {prop} (province) :: Soria {f}
sororal {adj} (of or pertaining to a sister) :: sororal
sororal {adj} (related through someone's sister) :: sororal
sororal nephew {n} (son of one's sister) :: sobrino sororal {m}
sorority {n} (group of women or girls associated for a common purpose) :: sororidad
sorority {n} (social organization of female students at a college or university) :: sororidad
sorority {n} :: sororidad {f}
sorosilicate {n} (mineral) :: sorosilicato {m}
sorrel {n} /ˈsɒɹəl/ (plant) :: acedera común, vinagrera
sorrow {n} /ˈsɑɹoʊ/ (unhappiness) :: tristeza {f}, aflicción {f}, infelicidad {f}, pesar {m}, pesadumbre {f}, dolor {m}, pena {f}, sinsabor {m}
sorrowful {adj} (full of sorrow) :: triste
sorry {adj} /ˈsɑɹi/ (regretful for an action or grieved) :: disculpa, disculpe, discúlpame
sorry {adj} (poor, regrettable) :: pobre {m} {f}
sorry {interj} (expression of regret or sorrow) :: discúlpame, perdóname, lo siento, perdón
sorry {interj} (request to repeat) :: ¿cómo?, ¿perdón?, [Colombia, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, colloquial] ¿ah?, [Cuba, Spain, colloquial] ¿eh?, [Mexico, colloquial] ¿mande?
sorry I'm late {phrase} (sorry I'm late) :: lo siento, llego tarde
sorry, we don't accept credit cards {phrase} (sorry, we don't accept credit cards) :: disculpa, no aceptamos tarjetas de credito
sort {n} /sɔɹt/ (type) :: tipo {m}, género {m}, suerte {f}, clase {f}, índole {f}, calaña {f}, ralea, laya, jaez
sort {n} (act of sorting) :: ordenar
sort {v} (separate according to certain criteria) :: clasificar
sort {v} (arrange in order) :: ordenar, surtir
sortie {n} /ˈsɔ.ti/ :: salida {f}
sort of {adv} /ˈsɔɹt əv/ (in a way etc.) :: parece que, en cierto sentido, de alguna forma, aproximadamente, en aproximación, de alguna manera, más o menos
sort out {v} (to clarify) :: discernir
so-so {adj} (neither good nor bad) :: más o menos, así así, pasable, templado, ni fu ni fa
so-so {adv} (neither well nor poorly) :: así así
sot {n} (drunkard) :: tomador {m}, borracho {m}, bebedor {m}
soteriology {n} /səʊtɪəɹɪˈɒlədʒi/ (the study of salvation) :: soteriología {f}
so that {conj} (in order to) :: para que (+ subjunctive), de modo que (+ subjunctive)
Sotho {prop} /ˈsutu/ (Sotho language) :: sesotho {m}
São Toméan {adj} (Of, or pertaining to, São Tomé and Principe or its peoples) :: santotomense
São Toméan {n} (citizen of São Tomé and Principe or of São Toméan descent) :: santotomense {m} {f}
São Tomé and Príncipe {prop} (Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe) :: Santo Tomé y Príncipe
Sãotomense {prop} (Forro) SEE: Forro ::
so to speak {adv} (in a manner of speaking) :: por así decirlo, como quien dice
sotto {adv} (music, informal: sotto voce (adverb)) SEE: sotto voce ::
sotto {adj} (music, informal: sotto voce (adjective)) SEE: sotto voce ::
sotto voce {adv} /ˌsɑtoʊ ˈvoʊtʃi/ (quietly (of speech)) :: en voz baja
soufflé {n} /suːˈfleɪ/ (baked dish) :: soufflé {m}, suflé {m}
soul {n} /səʊl/ (the spirit or essence of a person that is believed to live on after the person’s death) :: alma {f}
soul {n} :: ánimo {m}
soulish {adj} /ˈsoʊlɪʃ/ (Christianity: of the human soul) :: anímico
soulless {adj} (without a soul) :: desalmado {m}
soulmate {n} (Someone with whom one has a special connection) :: alma gemela {f}
soul patch {n} (narrow beard) :: barbilla de labio inferior {f}, barbillita {f}
sound {adj} /saʊnd/ (healthy) :: sano {m}
sound {adj} (deep and restful of sleep) :: profundo
sound {adj} :: sano
sound {n} (sensation perceived by the ear) :: sonido {m}
sound {n} :: sonido {m}
sound {v} (to produce a sound) :: sonar
sound {v} (to convey an impression by one's sound) :: sonar
sound {n} (long narrow inlet) :: estrecho {m}, seno {m}
sound {n} (to probe) :: sondear
sound {n} (a probe) :: sonda {f}
sound {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish ::
sound {n} (air bladder) SEE: swim bladder ::
sound box {n} (resonant chamber of a stringed musical instrument) :: boca de sonido {f}
sound change {n} (language change that affects pronunciation) :: cambio fonético {m}
sound effect {n} (artificially created or enhanced sound in films, plays or video games) :: efecto sonoro {m}
soundly {adv} /ˈsaʊnd.lɪ/ (in a thorough manner) :: profundo
soundness {n} (the property of logical theory) :: completitud {f}
sounds like a plan {phrase} (used to indicate agreement with a proposal to do something) :: suena bien, me apunto, parece un buen plan
sound technician {n} (technician) :: sonidista {m-f}
soundtrack {n} (a narrow strip running down a movie film that carries the recorded sound in synchronization with the pictures) :: banda sonora {f}
soundtrack {n} (the sound (especially the music) component of a movie) :: banda sonora {f}
soundtrack {n} (a recording of such music for sale) :: banda sonora {f}
sound wave {n} (longitudinal wave of pressure transmitted through any plastic material) :: onda sonora {f}, onda acústica {f}
soup {n} /sup/ (dish) :: sopa {f}, caldo {m}
souped-up {adj} (drunk, intoxicated) SEE: drunk ::
souped-up {adj} (excited) SEE: excited ::
soupçon {n} (suspicion, suggestion) SEE: suspicion ::
soupçon {n} (very small amount) SEE: modicum ::
soupspoon {n} (spoon for eating soup) :: cuchara sopera {f}
soup up {v} (modify higher performance than the specifications) :: retocar, trucar, acondicionar, tunear
souq {n} /suːq/ (a street market in the Arabic-speaking countries) :: zoco {m}
sour {adj} /ˈsaʊ(ə)ɹ/ (having an acidic, sharp or tangy taste) :: agrio, ácido
sour {adj} (made rancid by fermentation, etc.) :: agrio
sour {adj} (tasting or smelling rancid) :: agrio
source {n} /sɔɹs/ (person, place or thing) :: fuente {m}
source {n} (spring etc.) :: fuente {f}, fontana {f} [poetic]
source {n} ((electronics) terminal) :: fuente {f}
source {n} :: origen
source {v} (to obtain or procure; used especially of a business resource) :: fuente {f}
source {n} ((computing) source code) SEE: source code ::
source code {n} (human-readable instructions in a programming language) :: código fuente {m}
sour cherry {n} (Prunus cerasus) :: guindo {m}, cerezo ácido, cerezo de Morello
sour cherry {n} (fruit) :: guinda {f}
sour cream {n} (cream which has been treated with a benign bacterium) :: crema agria {f}
sourdough {n} /ˈsaʊɚdoʊ/ (dough) :: masa madre {f}
sour grapes {n} (expressing disdain) :: uvas verdes {f-p}
soursop {n} /ˈsaʊəɹˌsɒp/ (tree) :: guanábano {m}, yaca {f}
soursop {n} (fruit) :: guanábana {f}, chirimoya {f}
sousaphone {n} (brass instrument) :: susáfono
soutane {n} (a long gown) :: sotana {f}
south {n} /saʊθ/ (compass point) :: sur {m}, sud {m}
south {adj} (of or pertaining to the south) :: del sur, sureño {m}, meridional {m} {f}, austral {m} {f}
south {adv} (towards the south) :: al sur
south {adv} (in an adverse direction or trend) :: hacer aguas (go south)
South Africa {prop} (country) :: Sudáfrica {f}
South African {n} /ˌsaʊθˈaf.ɹɪ.kən/ (person) :: sudafricano {m}
South African {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to South Africa) :: sudafricano {m}
South America {prop} (continent that is the southern part of the Americas) :: América del Sur {f}, Sudamérica {f}, Suramérica {f}, América Meridional {f}
South American {adj} (relating to South America) :: sudamericano {m}, suramericano
South American {n} (South American person) :: sudamericano {m}, suramericano {m}
South American gray fox {n} (Lycalopex griseus) :: chilla {f}, zorro gris {m}, zorro gris chico {m}, zorro patagónico {m}, zorro chilla {m}
South Asia {prop} (South Asia) :: Asia del Sur {m}
South Australia {prop} (state of Australia) :: Australia Meridional {f}
South Carolina {prop} /ˌsaʊθ keəɹəˈlaɪnə/ (US state) :: Carolina del Sur {f}
South Caucasus {prop} (region of southwest Asia) :: Transcaucasia {f}
South China Sea {prop} (Pacific Ocean, between the Asian mainland and Taiwan, Borneo and the Philippines) :: Mar de la China Meridional {m}
South Dakota {prop} /ˈsaʊθ dəˈkoʊ.tə/ (state of the USA) :: Dakota del Sur {f}
southeast {n} (compass point) :: sudeste {m}, sureste {m}, sueste {m}
southeast {adj} (southeastern) :: del sudeste, al sudeste
southeast {adj} (towards the southeast) :: al sudeste
Southeast Asia {prop} (a subregion of Asia) :: Sureste Asiático {m}
southern {adj} /ˈsʌðəɹn/ (of the south) :: del sur, sureño, meridional
southern {adj} (of or pertaining to a southern region) :: del sur, sureño, meridional
Southern Africa {prop} (southern part of the continent of Africa) :: África austral
southern bottlenose whale {n} (species of bottlenose whale) :: zifio calderón austral {m}
Southern Cross {prop} (constellation) :: Crux {f}, Cruz del Sur {f}
southerner {n} (someone from the south of a region) :: sureño {m}, sureña {f}
Southerner {n} /ˈsʌð(ᵊ)nəɹ/ (someone from the area that once formed the CSA) :: sureño {m}, sureña {f}
Southerner {n} (someone from the south of a region) SEE: southerner ::
Southern Europe {prop} (Southern Europe) :: Europa meridional {f}, Europa del Sur {f}
Southern Hemisphere {n} (hemisphere to the south of its equator) :: hemisferio sur {m}
southern lights {n} (the aurora of the southern hemisphere) :: aurora austral {f}
Southern Ocean {prop} (the ocean surrounding Antarctica) :: océano Antártico {m}, océano Austral {m}
Southern Sesotho {prop} (Sotho) SEE: Sotho ::
southernwood {n} (Artemisia abrotanum) :: abrótano {m}
South Island {prop} (one of the two major islands making up New Zealand) :: Isla Sur {f}
South Korea {prop} (country in East Asia) :: Corea del Sur
South Korean {n} (person from or descended from South Korea) :: surcoreano {m}, surcoreana {f}
South Korean {adj} (of South Korea) :: surcoreano
South Ossetia {prop} (South Ossetia) :: Osetia del Sur {f}
southpaw {n} /ˈsaʊθˌpɔː/ (informal: one who is left-handed) :: zurdo {m}, zurda {f}
South Pole {prop} /ˈsaʊθˌpoʊl/ (the southernmost point on Earth) :: polo Sur {m}
South Sea {prop} (Southern Ocean) SEE: Southern Ocean ::
South Sudan {prop} (country in Africa) :: Sudán del Sur {m}
South Tyrol {prop} (German-speaking region of northern Italy) :: Alto Adigio {m}
southwest {n} (compass point) :: sudoeste {m}, suroeste {m}
southwest {adj} (towards the southwest) :: suroeste, del sudoeste
South West Africa {prop} (former province of South Africa) :: África del Sudoeste {f}
Southwest Asia {prop} (area of Asia) :: Asia Sudoeste {m}
South Yemen {prop} (country) :: Yemen del Sur
souvenir {n} /ˌsuːvəˈnɪə(ɹ)/ (item of sentimental value to remember an event or location) :: recuerdo {m}
sovereign {adj} /ˈsɒv.ɹɪn/ (exercising power of rule) :: soberano
sovereign {n} (monarch) :: soberano
sovereign state {n} (completely independent state) :: estado soberano
sovereignty {n} /ˈsɒv.ɹən.ti/ (of a nation: the state of making laws and controlling resources without the coercion of other nations.) :: soberanía {f}
soviet {n} /ˈsoʊ.vi.ət/ (council) :: sóviet {m}
Soviet {prop} (soviet) SEE: soviet ::
Soviet {adj} /ˈsəʊvi.ət/ (pertaining to the Soviet Union or its republics) :: soviético {m}, soviética {f}
Sovietologist {n} (a person who engages in Sovietology) :: sovietólogo {m}
Sovietology {n} (the field of study of the Soviet Union) :: sovietología {f}
Soviet Russia {prop} (Russia) SEE: Russia ::
Soviet Russia {prop} (Soviet Union) SEE: Soviet Union ::
Soviet Socialist Republic {prop} (any of the republics belonging to the former Soviet Union, see also: SSR) :: república socialista soviética {f}
Soviet Union {prop} (USSR, see also: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; USSR) :: Unión Soviética {f}
sovkhoz {n} (soviet state farm) :: sovjós {m}
sovnarkhoz {n} (a regional economic council of the Soviet Union (historical)) :: sovnarjoz {m}
sow {n} /saʊ/ (female pig) :: cerda {f}, puerca {f}
sow {v} /soʊ/ (disperse seeds) :: sembrar
so what {interj} (reply of indifference) :: ¿y qué?, ¿y?, ¿y qué más da?, ¿y qué importa?
sow the wind, reap the whirlwind {proverb} (every decision has consequences; a person's actions will come back to them) :: quien siembra vientos recoge tempestades
soy {n} /sɔɪ/ (soy beans) :: soja {f}
soy {n} (soy sauce) SEE: soy sauce ::
soya bean {n} (soybean) SEE: soybean ::
soybean {n} (plant) :: soja {f}
soybean {n} (seed) :: soya {f}, soja {f}
soyburger {n} (burger made from soy) :: hamburguesa de soja
soylent {n} (undesirable artificial foodstuff) :: comidilla {f}
soy milk {n} (a beverage made from soy beans) :: leche de soja {f}
soy sauce {n} (a condiment and ingredient made from fermented soybeans) :: salsa de soja, salsa de soya, soja {f}
Soyuz {n} /ˈsɔɪjuːz/ (a Soviet/Russian spacecraft) :: Soyuz {m}
spa {n} /ˈspɑː/ (spa) :: spa {m}, balneario {m}
space {n} (while) SEE: while ::
space {n} /speɪs/ (physical extent in two or three dimensions) :: espacio {m}
space {n} (area beyond atmosphere of planets) :: espacio {m}
space age {n} (current historical period which started with the launch of the Sputnik) :: era espacial {f}
spacecraft {n} (vehicle that travels through space) SEE: spaceship ::
space flight {n} (flight into, from, or through space) :: viaje espacial {m}
space flight {n} (voyage in space) :: vuelo espacial {m}, viaje espacial {m}
space frame {n} (a three-dimensional truss, often of steel, forming a rigid, stable structure) :: malla espacial
space hopper {n} (large rubber ball upon which one bounces) :: balón saltarín {m}
spaceman {n} (astronaut) :: astronauta {m} {f}, hombre del espacio {m}, cosmonauta {m} {f},
space probe {n} (unmanned space vehicle designed to voyage beyond Earth's orbit) :: sonda espacial {f}
spaceship {n} (vehicle that flies through space) :: nave espacial {f}, astronave {f}
space shuttle {n} (vehicle capable of travelling repeatedly btw Earth and outer space) :: transbordador espacial {m}
Space Shuttle {n} (a space transportation system) :: transbordador espacial {m}
space station {n} (crewed artificial satellite) :: estación espacial {f}
space suit {n} (system of clothing worn by astronauts when in space) :: traje espacial {m}
space-time {n} (spacetime) SEE: spacetime ::
spacetime {n} (four dimensional continuum) :: espacio-tiempo {m}
space tourism {n} (form of tourism) :: turismo espacial {m}
space travel {n} (travel through space in order to visit and explore other worlds) :: viaje espacial {m}, recorrido de espacial {m}
spacious {adj} /ˈspeɪʃəs/ (having much space; roomy) :: espacioso, desahogado
spaciously {adv} (in a spacious manner) :: ampliamente, espaciosamente
spade {n} /speɪd/ (a garden tool with a handle and a flat blade for digging) :: pala {f}, azada {f}
spade {n} (one of the black suits in a deck of cards) :: pica {f}
spade {n} (a black person) :: negro {m}, mulato {m}
spades {n} (spade) SEE: spade ::
spades {n} /speɪdz/ (suit of playing cards) :: picas {f-p}
spadix {n} /ˈspeɪdɪks/ (fleshy spike) :: espádice {m}
spaghetti {n} (informally: any type of pasta) SEE: pasta ::
spaghetti {n} /spəˈɡɛɾi]/ (pasta) :: espagueti {m}
spaghetti squash {n} (a variety of winter squash) :: alcayota {f}
spaghetti western {n} (western film produced in Europe by an Italian company) :: spaghetti western {m}, wéstern europeo {m}
Spain {prop} /speɪn/ (country in Europe) :: España {f}
spallation {n} /spɔːleɪʃən/ (physics: nuclear reaction in which a nucleus fragments into many nucleons) :: espalación
spallation {n} (fragmentation due to stress or impact) :: estallido, fragmentación, astillado, explosión, reventón
spam {n} /ˈspæm/ (unsolicited bulk electronic messages) :: correo basura {m}
span {n} /spæn/ (space from thumb to little finger) :: cuarta {f}, palmo {m}
span {n} (small space or a brief portion of time) :: lapso {m}
span {n} (spread between supports) :: luz {f}
span {v} /spæn/ (to traverse the distance between) :: cubrir
span {v} (to cover or extend over an area or time period) :: abarcar
spandex {n} /ˈspændɛks/ (synthetic fibre) :: elastano {m}, licra {f}, spandex {m}
spangled kookaburra {n} (Dacelo tyro) :: cucaburra escamosa {f}
Spanglish {prop} (blend of English and Spanish) :: espanglés {m}, spanglish {m}, ingléspañol
Spaniard {n} /ˈspæn.jəd/ (somebody from Spain) :: español {m}, española {f}
spaniel {n} /ˈspænjəl/ (dog) :: perro de aguas {m}
Spanish {adj} /ˈspæn.ɪʃ/ (of or pertaining to Spain) :: español {m}, española {f}
Spanish {adj} (of or pertaining to the people or culture of Spain) :: español {m}, española {f}
Spanish {adj} (of or pertaining to the Spanish language) :: español
Spanish {n} (Romance language of Spain and the Americas) :: español {m}, castellano {m}
Spanish {n} (people of Hispanic origin) :: hispano {m}, hispana {f}
Spanish Armada {prop} (The fleet of warships sent by Philip II of Spain) :: Grande y Felicísima Armada {f}
Spanish chestnut {n} (tree) :: castaño {m}
Spanish chestnut {n} (fruit) :: castaña {f}
Spanish fly {n} (Lytta vesicatoria) :: cantárida {f}
Spanish Guinea {prop} (former country of Africa) :: Guinea Española {f}
Spanish Guinean {adj} (of or from Spanish Guinea) :: hispanoguineano
Spanish Guinean {n} (someone from Spanish Guinea) :: hispanoguineano {m}, hispanoguineano {f}
Spanish Netherlands {prop} (country) :: Países Bajos Españoles {p} {m}
Spanish omelet {n} (Spanish dish) :: tortilla {f}, tortilla de patatas {f} [Spain], tortilla de papas [Hispanic America, Canary Islands], tortilla española
Spanish omelette {n} (omelette with fried potatoes) :: tortilla {f}, tortilla de patatas {f} [Spain], tortilla de papas {f} [Hispanic America, Canary Islands], tortilla española {f}
Spanish Water Dog {n} /ˌspænɪʃ ˈwɔtɚ dɔɡ/ (Spanish Water Dog) :: perro de agua español {m}
spank {v} /spæŋk/ (to smack or slap a person's buttocks, with the bare hand or other object.) :: nalguear, zurrar
spank {n} (an instance of spanking; a smack or slap) :: nalgada
spank {n} (a slapping sound, as produced by spanking) :: golpe
spanking {n} /ˈspæŋkɪŋ/ (form of physical punishment) :: nalgada, (imprecise) azotado {f}, azotaina
spanner {n} /ˈspæn.ɚ/ (hand tool for adjusting nuts and bolts) :: llave {f}
spar {n} /spɑɹ/ (any crystal with no readily discernible faces) :: espato {m}
spar {n} (rafter of a roof) SEE: rafter ::
spare {adj} /ˈspɛə(ɹ)/ (scanty, not abundant or plentiful) :: frugal, económico
spare {adj} (held in reserve) :: de reserva [loc.]
spare {v} (to show mercy) :: apiadarse
spare {v} (to save (money) for reserve) :: ahorrar
spare no effort {v} (do everything within one's powers to achieve something) :: no escatimar esfuerzos, no dolerle prendas
spare part {n} (component kept in reserve) :: pieza de repuesto {f}, pieza de recambio {f}, repuesto {m}, refacción {f}
spare the rod and spoil the child {proverb} (if one does not discipline a child he or she will never learn respect or humility) :: escatima el palo y malcría al hijo, quien bien te quiere, te hará llorar
spare time {n} (free time) SEE: free time ::
spare tire {n} (extra tire) SEE: spare tyre ::
spare tire {n} (fat around midsection) SEE: spare tyre ::
spare tyre {n} (extra tyre) :: rueda de repuesto {f}, rueda de recambio {f}
spare tyre {n} (fat around midsection) :: michelín {m}, lorza {f}
spar