Translation of "heaven" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈhev·ən/ us /ˈhev·ən/

the place where some people think good people go when they die


informal something very nice that gives you great pleasure

I just lay in the sun and did nothing – it was heaven.

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


noun /ˈhevn/

in some religions, the place where God or the gods live, and where good people go when they die.

cielo, paraíso

the sky

He raised his eyes to heaven / the heavens.

(something which brings) great happiness

paraíso, gloria
’This is heaven’, she said, lying on the beach in the sun.
heavenly adverb

very pleasant; beautiful

What a heavenly smell!

of or from heaven.

heavenliness noun

carácter celestial, divinidad
heavens interjection (also good heavens)

an expression of surprise, dismay etc

Heavens! I forgot to buy your birthday present.
heavenly bodies noun plural

the sun, moon, planets, stars.

cuerpo celeste
heaven-sent adjective

very lucky or convenient

caída del cielo
a heaven-sent opportunity.
for heaven’s sake

an expression used to show anger, surprise etc

por el amor de Dios
For heaven’s sake, stop making that noise!
heaven knows

I don’t know

sólo Dios sabe
Heaven knows what he’s trying to do.


Dios sabe
Heaven knows I’ve tried to help.
thank heavens

an expression used to show that a person is glad something has (not) happened

gracias a Dios
Thank heavens he isn’t coming!
Thank heavens for that!

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