Translation of "desert" - English-Spanish dictionary

desert

noun uk /ˈdez·ət/ us /ˈdez·ərt/

A2 a large, hot, dry area of land with very few plants

desierto
the Sahara Desert
verb uk /dɪˈzɜːt/ us /dɪˈzɜrt/

to leave a place, so that it is empty

abandonar
People desert the city on summer weekends and go to the beaches.

to leave the army without permission

desertar (de)
He deserted his post.

to leave someone and never come back

abandonar
He deserted his wife and children.

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

desert

verb /diˈzəːt/

to go away from and leave without help etc; to leave or abandon

abandonar
Why did you desert us?

to run away, usually from the army

desertar
He was shot for trying to desert.
deserted adjective

with no people etc

desierto
The streets are completely deserted.

abandoned

abandonado
his deserted wife and children.
deserter noun

a man who deserts from the army etc

desertor
All deserters will be executed.
desertion /-ʃən/ noun

(an) act of deserting.

deserción

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