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Translation of "dead" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective /ded/
without life; not living muerto a dead body Throw out those dead flowers.
not working and not giving any sign of being about to work desconectado, cortado The phone/engine is dead.
absolute or complete total, completo There was dead silence at his words He came to a dead stop.
deaden verb
to lessen, weaken or make less sharp, strong etc amortiguar The nurse gave him an injection to deaden the pain.
deadly adjective ( comparative deadlier, superlative deadliest)
causing death mortal a deadly poison.
very great absolutamente He is in deadly earnest (= He is completely serious).
very dull or uninteresting aburridísimo What a deadly job this is.
dead end noun
a road closed off at one end. callejón sin salida
dead-end adjective
leading nowhere sin salida a dead-end job.
dead heat noun
a race, or a situation happening in a race, in which two or more competitors cross the finishing line together empate The race ended in a dead heat.
dead language noun
a language no longer spoken, eg Latin. lengua muerta
deadline noun
a time by which something must be done or finished fecha límite Monday is the deadline for handing in this essay.
deadlock noun
a situation in which no further progress towards an agreement is possible punto muerto, impasse Talks between the two sides ended in deadlock.
to set a deadline (not dateline) for finishing a job.
(Definition of dead from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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