Translation of "embroider" - English-Spanish dictionary

embroider

verb uk /ɪmˈbrɔɪ.dər/ us /-dɚ/

to decorate cloth or clothing with patterns or pictures consisting of stitches that are sewn directly onto the material

bordar
I am embroidering this picture for my mother.

to make a story more entertaining by adding imaginary details to it

adornar
Naturally, I embroidered the tale a little to make it more interesting.

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

embroider

verb /imˈbroidə/

to decorate with designs in needlework

bordar
She embroidered her name on her handkerchief
an embroidered tablecloth.
embroidery noun (plural embroideries)

bordado
Embroidery is one of her hobbies
What a beautiful piece of embroidery!

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