son

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See "ser" in the Legal dictionary.
See "ser" in the Falsos Amigos dictionary.
Inflexiones de 'son' (n): mpl: sones

Del verbo ser: (conjugar)
son es:
3ª persona plural (ellos/ellas/ustedes) presente indicativo

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations
son nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (sonido musical)sound nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La tentación de bailar al rítmico son de los tambores era irresistible.
 
Additional Translations
son nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). MX (espectáculo musical)son nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El son es un género musical con influencias indígenas, africanas y españolas.
son nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (pauta, ritmo)pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Los alumnos estudian al son del maestro; él marca la pauta.
  My cousin is so lucky; she's a freelancer and gets to work at her own pace.This sentence is not a translation of the Spanish sentence.
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Principal Translations
ser nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (cosa, ente)being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Tu mascota es un ser vivo, no un juguete.
ser nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (humano, persona, individuo)person nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  man, woman nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Es un ser despreciable, ha hecho cosas terribles.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (tener una cualidad)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El agua del lago es azul.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (posesión)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Estos dos coches son míos.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (servir para algo)serves as, be for viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 La cama es para dormir.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (efectuarse, suceder)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 La fiesta será el sábado en mi casa.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (procedencia) (from)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Fernando Alonso es de Asturias.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (costar) (cost)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 ¿A cómo son las naranjas?
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms:
son | ser
¿qué son estas horas? don't you know how late it is? where have you been this late? what time is this to be coming in? excl
a falta de pan,
buenas son tortas
exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
(hay que conformarse)half a loaf is better than none v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  beggars can't be choosers v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
a perro flaco todo son pulgas,
a todo perro flaco se le pengan las pulgas
(suma de desgracias)when it rains it pours interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  (formal)it never rains but that it pours interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
al son de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (al capricho de)to the sound of advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
así son las cosas fr hecha (resignación, aceptación)that's the way things are v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
así son las mujeres exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). potencialmente peyorativo (incomprensión) (pejorative)that's the way women are v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  that's women for you v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  women are like that v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
bailar al son de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ir al capricho de) (figurative)march to the beat of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (figurative)dance to the tune of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
en son de paz loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (sin ánimo de pelear)in peace exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Si quieres hablar hazlo en son de paz.
 If you want to talk, do it in peace.
las circunstancias son las que son we are where we are exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
las comparaciones son odiosas comparisons are odious v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
las cosas no son así it's not like that v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
las cosas no son lo que parecen things are not as they seem v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
lo que son las cosas how things are v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
lo son por vocación they are that way by choice v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
los ojos son el espejo del alma the eyes are the mirror of the soul v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
los que son,
son
those who are, are v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
sin ton ni son loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (sin razón o causa)without rhyme nor reason exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  with no rhyme or reason, without rhyme or reason exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Los compradores compulsivos compran cosas sin ton ni son.
 Compulsive shoppers buy things without rhyme nor reason.
son cosas mías exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (no te interesa)just some personal stuff exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  that's personal, that's my business exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
son de pago  (not free)are for pay, are pay, are paid adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (not free)are toll adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (parking)metered adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Those aren't free channels; they're for pay.
son habas contadas exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). ES, coloquial (hecho cierto, claro)[sth] is a sure thing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  [sth] is a dead cert v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Son habas contadas: la huelga es inevitable.
son para verte mejor so I may be able to see you better, to see you better v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  the better to see you with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
son únicos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (no tienen parangón)they are unique, they are special v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  they are unparalleled v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
sus mayores logros son [sb]'s major accomplishments are v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
todas las precauciones son pocas you can't be too careful v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
todo son problemas there's only problems v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  everything is a problem v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
todo son suposiciones it's all just suppositions v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
todos los hombres son iguales all men are the same v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  all men are equal v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
todos los individuos son iguales ante la ley all individuals are equal before the law, everyone is equal before the law v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
todos los políticos son iguales all politicians are the same v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tres son multitud three is a crowd v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tus deseos son órdenes your wish is my command v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tus ojos son dos luceros your eyes are two stars v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
venir en son de paz loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (acercarse pacíficamente)come in peace v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tranquilo, vengo en son de paz.
 Don't worry, I come in peace.
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