Translation of "sea" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /siː/ us /si/

A1 a large area of salt water

I’d like to live by the sea.
We went swimming in the sea.

a particular area of salt water

the Black Sea

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


noun /siː/

(often with the) the mass of salt water covering most of the Earth’s surface

I enjoy swimming in the sea
over land and sea
The sea is very deep here
(also adjective) A whale is a type of large sea animal.

a particular area of sea

the Baltic Sea
These fish are found in tropical seas.

a particular state of the sea

seaward adverb ( seawards)

towards the sea; away from the land

hacia el mar
The yacht left the harbour and sailed seawards.
seaboard noun

the seacoast

the eastern seaboard of the United States.
sea breeze noun

a breeze blowing from the sea towards the land.

brisa marina
seafaring adjective

of work or travel on ships

a seafaring man.
seafood noun

fish, especially shellfish.

seafront noun

a promenade or part of a town with its buildings facing the sea

paseo marítimo
a house on the seafront.
sea-going adjective

designed and equipped for travelling on the sea

a sea-going yacht.
seagull noun

a gull.

sea level noun

the level of the surface of the sea used as a base from which the height of land can be measured

nivel del mar
three hundred metres above sea level.
sealion noun

a type of large seal.

león marino
seaman noun (plural seamen)

a sailor, especially a member of a ship’s crew who is not an officer.

seaport noun

a port on the coast.

puerto de mar
seashell noun

the (empty) shell of a sea creature.

concha, caracol de mar
seashore noun

the land close to the sea

playa, orilla del mar
We took a walk along the seashore.
seasick adjective

ill because of the motion of a ship at sea

Were you seasick on the voyage?
seasickness noun

seaside noun

(usually with the) a place beside the sea

orilla del mar
We like to go to the seaside in the summer.
sea water noun

salt water from the sea

Agua Marina
People can’t drink sea water because we can’t make urine that’s saltier than sea water, so we lose more water to carry away the salt.
seaweed noun

plants growing in the sea

The beach was covered with seaweed.
seaworthy adjective

(opposite unseaworthy) (of a ship) suitably built and in good enough condition to sail at sea

en condiciones de navegar
a seaworthy vessel.
seaworthiness noun

buen estado para navegar
at sea

on a ship and away from land

en alta mar
He has been at sea for four months.

puzzled or bewildered

desorientado, perdido
Can I help you? You seem all at sea.
go to sea

to become a sailor

hacerse marinero
He wants to go to sea.
put to sea

to leave the land or a port

zarpar, hacerse a la mar
They planned to put to sea the next day.

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