lives

SpeakerListen:
 /laɪvz/


For the noun: life
Plural form: lives

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations
lives npl (plural of life)vidas nfpl
 Some people say that cats have nine lives.
 Algunos dicen que los gatos tienen nueve vidas.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations
life, plural: lives n (lifetime) manera de vivirvida nf
 He led an interesting life.
 Tiene una vida interesante.
life n uncountable (organisms)vida nf
 Scientists were surprised to discover life at the bottom of the sea.
 Los científicos se sorprendieron de encontrar vida en el fondo del mar.
life n uncountable (existence)vida nf
 Do you think there is intelligent life on other planets?
 ¿Crees que puede haber vida inteligente en otros planetas?
life n figurative, uncountable (useful duration)duración nf
 vida nf
 This battery should have a life of 20 hours.
 Esta pila debería tener una duración de 20 horas.
 Esta pila debería tener una vida de 20 horas.
life n figurative, uncountable (spirit)vida, energía nf
 The children are so full of life.
 Los niños están tan llenos de vida.
life, plural: lives n (human being) personasvida nf
 Twenty lives were lost in the bombing.
 Se perdieron veinte vidas en el bombardeo.
 
Additional Translations
life, plural: lives n (biography)biografía nf
 The academic wrote an excellent life of Shakespeare.
 El académico escribió una biografía excelente de Shakespeare.
life n figurative, uncountable (animation)vida nf
 That actress really gives life to the role.
 Esa actriz da vida al papel de verdad.
life, life imprisonment n informal (long-term imprisonment)de por vida loc adv
 cadena perpetua loc nom
 The judge sentenced him to life.
 El juez le sentenció a prisión de por vida.
 El juez le sentenció a cadena perpetua.
life n (aspect of existence)vida nf
 She has an active social life.
 Tiene una vida social activa.
life n figurative ([sb] precious) cariñosovida nf
 I love my boy. He is my life.
 Quiero a mi chico. Es mi vida.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms:
lives | life |
claim lives v expr (cause people to die)cobrar vidas v
 El huracán cobró cientos de vidas.
lives lost npl euphemism (deaths)pérdida de vidas nf
 There were over 100 lives lost in the train derailment.
 La pérdida de vidas que provocó la peste negra diezmó la población europea.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

'lives' found in these entries
In the English description:
Spanish:


Forum discussions with the word(s) "lives" in the title:

Play and learn: visit WordReference Games
See Google Translate's machine translation of 'lives'.

In other languages: French | Italian | Portuguese | German | Russian | Polish | Romanian | Czech | Greek | Turkish | Chinese | Japanese | Korean | Arabic

Download free Android and iPhone apps

Android AppiPhone App
Infórmanos de los anuncios inapropiados.