Translation of "prise" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb UK US prize uk /praɪz/ us

to use force to lift something off something else, for example by pressing a tool against a fixed point or to separate things using force

I managed to prise the lid off the tin of paint.
She prised the child’s fingers apart and forced him to give her the coins.

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


verb /praiz/ /praiz/

to use force to dislodge (something) from its position usually through leverage

abrir/levantar con palanca, forzar
He prised open the lid with a knife.

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