Translation of "carve" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kɑːv/ us /kɑrv/ present participle carving, past tense and past participle carved

to make an object or shape by cutting wood or stone

The statue was carved out of stone.

to cut a piece of cooked meat into thin pieces


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


verb /kaːv/

to make designs, shapes etc by cutting a piece of wood etc

tallar, grabar, esculpir
A figure carved out of wood.

to cut up (meat) into slices

cortar, trinchar
Father carved the joint.
carving noun

a design, ornament etc carved from wood, stone etc

escultura, talla
a wooden carving of an elephant.
carve out phrasal verb

to achieve or gain (something)

forjarse, hacerse
He carved out a career for himself as a graphic designer.

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