Translation of death in Spanish:


muerte, n.

Pronunciation /dɛθ/

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  • 1

    (end of life)
    muerte feminine
    fallecimiento masculine formal
    to death
    to die a natural death morir de muerte natural
    • he died a peaceful death tuvo una buena muerte / una muerte tranquila
    • the fire caused several deaths el incendio causó varios muertos / cobró varias víctimas
    • the illness can result in death la enfermedad puede ser mortal
    • death by strangulation/drowning muerte por estrangulación/inmersión
    • they were united in death la muerte los unió
    • death to the traitor! ¡muerte al traidor!
    • he was sentenced to death/to death by hanging lo condenaron a muerte/a morir en la horca
    • he was stabbed/beaten to death lo mataron a puñaladas/golpes
    • to freeze/starve to death morirse de frío/hambre
    • to bleed to death morir desangrado
    • he drank himself to death el alcohol acabó con él / lo mató
    • It is a sad fact that these deaths are now so commonplace that they rarely make the news.
    • It is estimated that around one fifth of all deaths in the UK are attributed to smoking.
    • I think we have to do everything that is possible to reduce deaths and casualties on the roads.
    • Poor diet is the biggest cause of preventable death in this country.
    • By the time the guards run in, minutes later, the occupants are all either dead or on the brink of death.
    • Low levels of oxygen in the water will cause the death of fish.
    • After the death of her husband in 1941 she continued to work as a painter and designer.
    • The cause of death was determined to be cardiac arrest.
    • Police could not confirm the cause of death.
    • She worked in theatre until her death in 1975.
    • Deaths and injuries were commonplace.
    • He continued painting until a few days before his death at the age of 93.
    • His sudden death, at 48, was a blow to all of us.
    • The coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death.
    • Road deaths have been dropping for more than a decade now.
    • Arthur is disoriented and upset over the death of his brother.
    • Victory over death is the structural and emotional climax of every adventure.
    • Halfway through the First World War the number of measles deaths started to fall.
    • Illness, an accident or a death in the family can disrupt a long-planned trip.
    • I wanted to make a movie that talks about someone who is facing death.
  • 2

    fin masculine
    that was the death of my hopes/ambitions eso acabó con mis esperanzas/ambiciones
    • it's death to small businesses para los negocios pequeños es la ruina
    • Cinema's birth or rebirth is intimately linked to its death and the process of its mourning.
    • The death of the American auto industry -- and the loss of hundreds of thousands of high-paying union jobs -- isn't necessarily a bad thing for the environment if it means more market share for more efficient Japanese vehicles.
    • The Mighty Ed Driscoll has a terrific post on the death of the smart romantic comedy, inspired by a piece by A.O. Scott.