Translation of "glory" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈɡlɔː·ri/ us /ˈɡlɔr·i/

[ no plural ] praise and respect you get from other people for doing something very brave and good

gloria, prestigio

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


noun /ˈɡloːri/ (plural glories)

fame or honour/honor

The knights had achieved glory on the field of battle
He took part in the competition for the glory of the school.

a source of pride, fame etc

The Bridge of Sighs is one of the many glories of Venice.

the quality of being magnificent

gloria, esplendor
The sun rose in all its glory.
glorify /-fai/ verb (past tense, past participle glorified)

to make (something) seem better than it is

glorificar, ensalzar, idealizar
The film was heavily criticized for glorifying war.

to praise

glorificar, alabar
a hymn that glorifies God.
glorification /-fi-/ noun

the glorification of violence.
glorious adjective

splendid; deserving great praise

a glorious career/victory.

very pleasant; delightful

magnífico, espléndido
glorious weather
Isn’t the sunshine glorious?
gloriously adverb

a gloriously sunny day.

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