Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “pure”

pure

adjective /ˈpjuə/
not mixed with anything especially dirty or less valuable
puro
pure gold.
clean, especially morally
puro
pure thoughts.
complete; absolute
puro, completo
a pure accident.
(of sounds) clear; keeping in tune
límpido
She sang in a high pure tone.
purely adverb
puramente
The mistake was purely accidental.
pureness noun
pureza
purity noun
pureza
purify /-fai/ verb (past tense, past participle purified) to make pure
purificar
What is the best way to purify the air?
purification /-fi-/ noun
purificación
pure-blooded adjective of unmixed race
de raza pura
a pure-blooded Englishman.
pure-bred adjective (of animals) of unmixed breed; thoroughbred
de raza, de pura sangre
a pure-bred Arab horse.
pure and simple (used after a noun) nothing but
puro y simple
It was an accident pure and simple.
(Definition of pure from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Complete and whole, but you might be interested in these topics from the Full and empty topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pure” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

wave

to raise your hand and move it from side to side as a way of greeting someone, telling someone to do something, or adding emphasis to an expression

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

silver splicer noun

November 17, 2014
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement

Read More