Traducción de medir en Inglés

medir

to measure, v.

verbo transitivo

  • 1

    (habitación/ángulo) to measure
    (distancia/temperatura/velocidad) to measure
    (distancia/temperatura/velocidad) to gauge
    ¿me mide tres metros de esta tela? can you measure me off three meters of this material?
  • 2

    (tener ciertas dimensiones)
    to be
    to measure
    mido 60 cm de cintura I measure / I'm 60 cm round the waist
    • la tela mide 90 cm de ancho the cloth is 90 cm wide
    • la mesa mide 50 por 40 the table is 50 by 40
    • ¿cuánto mide de ancho/largo? how wide/long is it?
    • mide casi 1,90 m he's almost 1.90 m (tall)
    • medía 52 cm al nacer she measured / was 52 cm at birth
  • 3

    (calcular, considerar)
    to consider
    to weigh up
    eso te pasa por no medir las consecuencias de tus actos that is what happens (to you) when you don't consider the consequences of your actions
    • midió cuidadosamente las ventajas y los inconvenientes de la oferta she carefully weighed up the pros and cons of the offer
  • 4

    (moderar)
    mediré mis palabras I'll choose my words carefully
    • tuvo que medir lo que decía para no ofender a nadie he had to choose / measure his words carefully so as not to offend anyone

verbo pronominal

  • 1

    to measure oneself
    (caderas/pecho) to measure
    me medí sin zapatos I measured myself without shoes on
    • mídete la cintura measure your waist
  • 2Colombia, México

    (probarse)
    (ropa/zapatos) to try on