Translation of "surge" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sɜːdʒ/ us /sɝːdʒ/

A a sudden and great increase

aumento, subida
There has been a surge in house prices recently.
→ See also resurgence

A a sudden and great movement forward

oleada, marea
At the end of the game, there was a surge of fans onto the field.
A tidal surge (= sudden and great rise in the level of the sea) caused severe flooding in coastal areas.

a sudden increase of an emotion

ola, oleada
She was overwhelmed by a surge of remorse.
verb uk /sɜːdʒ/ us /sɝːdʒ/

A to increase suddenly and strongly

aumentar vertiginosamente
The company’s profits have surged.

A to move quickly and powerfully

An angry crowd surged through the gates of the president’s palace.
A few metres before the end of the race, Jenkins surged into the lead.

(of an emotion) to develop strongly and quickly

She felt a wave of resentment surging (up) inside her.

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


verb /səːdʒ/

(of eg water or waves) to move forward with great force

levantarse; agitarse
The waves surged over the rocks.

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