Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “fish”

fish

verb
(usually with for) to search for
remover; buscar
She fished around in her handbag for a handkerchief.
(usually with for) to try to get by indirect means
buscar
He is always fishing for compliments.
(Definition of fish from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Searching, but you might be interested in these topics from the Finding and losing topic area:

Definitions of “fish” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

workmanship

the skill with which something was made or done

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More