Translation of "patch" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /pætʃ/ us /pætʃ/

a small area that is different from the area around it

There are icy patches on the road.

a piece of material that you use to cover a hole in your clothes or in other material

a bad/rough patch

a difficult time

una mala racha
Their marriage is going through a bad patch.
verb uk /pætʃ/ us /pætʃ/

to repair a hole in a piece of clothing or other material by sewing a piece of material over it

arreglar, remendar
My grandmother patched my trousers.

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


noun /pӕtʃ/

a piece of material sewn on to cover a hole

remiendo, parche
She sewed a patch on the knee of her jeans.

a small piece of ground

parcela, terreno
a vegetable patch.
patchy adjective

not all the same; varying in quality

desigual, irregular
patchy work.
patchiness noun

irregularidad, falta de uniformidad
patchwork noun

cloth made by sewing small pieces of material together

labor de retazos/retales
a skirt made of patchwork
(also adjective) a patchwork quilt.
patch up phrasal verb

to mend, especially quickly and temporarily

remendar o componer provisionalmente
He patched up the roof with bits of wood.

to settle (a quarrel)

arreglar, resolver
They soon patched up their disagreement.

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