admire translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "admire" - English-Spanish dictionary

admire

verb   /ədˈmaɪər/ ( present participle admiring, past tense and past participle admired)
B1 to look at something or someone and think that he, she, or it is attractive admirar I was just admiring your shirt.
to like something or to like and respect someone for the good qualities that he, she, or it has admirar I admire him for being so determined.
(Definition of admire from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

admire

verb /ədˈmaiə/
to look at with great pleasure and often to express this pleasure admirar I’ve just been admiring your new car.
to have a very high opinion of (something or someone) admirar I admire John’s courage.
admirable /ˈӕdmə-/ adjective
extremely good admirable His ability to remain calm is admirable.
admirably /ˈӕdmə-/ adverb
extremely well admirablemente He’s admirably suited to the job.
admiration /ӕdmiˈreiʃən/ noun
admiración They were filled with admiration at the team’s performance.
admirer noun
one who admires (someone or something) admirador He is an admirer of Mozart.
a man who is attracted by a particular woman admirador She has many admirers.
admiring adjective
admirativo She received many admiring glances.
admiringly adverb
con admiración He gazed admiringly at the painting.
(Definition of admire from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
by ,
June 22, 2016
by Liz Walter On June 23rd, Britain will decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union (EU). I’m more than happy to bore friends with my own views on the subject, but the purpose of this post is simply to highlight the language of the debate. The precise question we will be answering

Read More 

Word of the Day

BFF

abbreviation for best friend forever, a way of referring to a person's best friend

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More