Translation of "injure" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈɪn·dʒər/ us /ˈɪn·dʒər/ present participle injuring, past tense and past participle injured

B1 to hurt a person or animal

lastimar, lesionar
She injured her ankle when she fell.
No one was injured in the accident.
injured adjective /ˈɪn·dʒəd/ /ˈɪn·dʒərd/

She was told to stay in bed to rest her injured back.

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


verb /ˈindʒə/

to harm or damage

herir, lastimar, hacer daño
He injured his arm when he fell
They were badly injured when the car crashed
A story like that could injure his reputation
His pride has been injured.
injured adjective

(also noun) (people who have been) wounded or harmed

herido, lesionado
The injured (people) were all taken to hospital after the accident.

(of feelings, pride etc) hurt

’Why didn’t you tell me before?’ he said in an injured voice.
injurious /inˈdʒuəriəs/ adjective

(with to) harmful

perjudicial, dañino, nocivo
Smoking is injurious to one’s health.
injury noun (plural injuries)

(an instance of) harm or damage

Badly designed chairs can cause injury to the spine
The motorcyclist received severe injuries in the crash.

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