Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “history”

history

noun /ˈhistəri/ (plural histories)
the study of events etc that happened in the past
historia
She is studying British history (also adjective) a history lesson/book.
a description usually in writing of past events, ways of life etc
historia
I’m writing a history of Scotland.
(the description of) the usually interesting events etc associated with (something)
historia
This desk/word has a very interesting history.
historian /-ˈstoː-/ noun a person who studies (and writes about) history.
historiador
historic /-ˈsto-/ adjective famous or important in history
histórico
a historic battle.
historical /-ˈsto-/ adjective of or about history; of or about people or events from history
histórico
historical research historical novels.
that actually happened or existed, not legendary or mythical
histórico
Was Shakespeare’s character Macbeth a historical person?
historically /-ˈsto-/ adverb
históricamente
a historically important building.
make history to do something very important, especially to be the first to do something
hacer historia, pasar a la historia
The Wright brothers made history when they were the first to fly an aeroplane.
(Definition of history from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “history” in Spanish

Definitions of “history” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

first:

(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More