Translation of "leak" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /liːk/ us /lik/

If a container leaks, it allows liquid or gas to come out when it should not.

gotear, tener una fuga
The bottle had leaked and the bag was all wet.

to tell people information that is secret

Details of the report had been leaked to the press.
noun uk /liːk/ us /lik/

a hole in something that a liquid or gas comes out of

agujero, gotera, fuga
There is a leak in the roof.

an act of telling people secret information


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


noun /liːk/

a crack or hole through which liquid or gas escapes

fuga, escape
Water was escaping through a leak in the pipe.

the passing of gas, water etc through a crack or hole

fuga, escape
a gas leak.

a giving away of secret information

a leak of Government plans.
leakage /-kidʒ/ noun

(an act of) leaking

fuga, escape
Leakages in several water-mains had been reported
a leakage of information.
leaky adjective

a leaky bucket
a leaky boat.

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