Translation of "road" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /rəʊd/ us /roʊd/

A1 a long, hard surface built for vehicles to drive on

carretera, calle
Be careful when you cross the road.
The journey takes about three hours by road (= in a car, bus, etc.).

A1 used in the name of a road as part of an address

142 Park Road

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


noun /rəud/

a strip of ground usually with a hard level surface for people, vehicles etc to travel on

camino; carreera
This road takes you past the school
(also adjective) road safety.

(often abbreviated to Rdwhen written) used in the names of roads or streets

His address is 24 School Road.

a route; the correct road(s) to follow in order to arrive somewhere

We’d better look at the map because I’m not sure of the road.

a way that leads to something

the road to peace
He’s on the road to ruin.
roadblock noun

a barrier put across a road (eg by the police) in order to stop or slow down traffic

control policial
The police have set up a roadblock.
road map noun

a map showing the roads of (part of) a country

mapa de carreteras
a road map of Great Britain.
road rage noun

a situation in which the driver of one car behaves violently towards another driver

Violencia Vehicular
(also adjective) a road rage incident.
roadside noun

the ground beside a road

borde de la carretera
flowers growing by the roadside
(also adjective) a roadside café.
roadway noun

the part of a road on which cars etc travel

Don’t walk on the roadway.
roadworks noun plural

the building or repairing of a road

obras de carretera
The traffic was held up by the roadworks.
roadworthy adjective

good enough or safe to be used on the road

en buen estado para circular
Is this car roadworthy?
roadworthiness noun

buenas condiciones de circulación
Every car has to be annually checked for tts roadworthiness.
by road

in a lorry, car etc

por la carretera
We’ll send the furniture by road rather than by rail
We came by road.

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