Translation of "alarm" - English-Spanish dictionary

alarm

noun uk /əˈlɑːm/ us /əˈlɑrm/

B1 a loud noise that tells you there is danger

alarma
a fire alarm

B1 a clock that makes a noise to wake you

despertador
The alarm went off at 5.30.

[ no plural ] a sudden feeling of fear that something bad might happen

alarma
There’s no need for alarm – we’re completely safe.
raise the alarm

to warn someone of a dangerous situation

dar la voz de alarma
Her parents raised the alarm when she failed to return home.
verb uk /əˈlɑːm/ us /əˈlɑrm/

to worry someone

alarmar
I didn’t want to alarm him by saying that she was sick.

(Translation of “alarm” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

alarm

noun /əˈlaːm/

something that gives warning of danger, attracts attention etc

alarma
Sound the alarm!
a fire-alarm
(also adjective) an alarm clock.

sudden fear

alarma, susto
We did not share her alarm at the suggestion.

an alarm clock

Alarma
Did you set the alarm?
alarming adjective

disturbing or causing fear

alarmante
We had some alarming news about Bob. Apparently, he is seriously ill.
alarmingly adverb

alarmantemente, de forma alarmante
The disease is spreading at an alarmingly fast rate.
alarmist adjective

making people worried and fearful unnecessarily

Alarmista
The media have been accused of creating an alarmist reaction all over the country.
alarm clock noun

a clock that makes a noise to wake you up at a particular time

Despertador
Sheila forgot to set the alarm clock.

(Translation of “alarm” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)