Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “literal”

See all translations

literal

adjective /ˈlitərəl/
following the exact meaning with no exaggeration
literal
the literal truth.
understanding the meaning by taking one word at a time
literal
a literal translation.
literalness noun
literalidad
literally adverb
literalmente
We had literally a minute to catch the train.
Translations of “literal”
in Korean 문자의…
in Arabic حَرفي…
in French littéral, réel…
in Italian letterale…
in Chinese (Traditional) (意義)字面的,根本的…
in Russian буквальный…
in Turkish gerçek/asıl/sözlük anlamı…
in Polish dosłowny…
in Portuguese literal…
in German buchstäblich, wörtlich…
in Catalan literal…
in Japanese 文字どおりの…
in Chinese (Simplified) (意义)字面的,根本的…
(Definition of literal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “literal” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

escapism

a way of avoiding an unpleasant or boring life, especially by thinking, reading, etc. about more exciting but impossible activities

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More