Translation of "swathe" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun also swath uk /sweɪð/ us /sweɪð/

a long strip or large area especially of land

franja, extensión
Huge swathes of rainforest are being cleared for farming and mining.

literary a large part of something that includes several different things

gama, espectro
These people represent a broad/wide swathe of public opinion.

a long strip of cloth

His head was wrapped in swathes of bandages.
verb uk /sweɪð/ us /sweɪð/

to wrap around or cover with cloth

He came out of the hospital swathed in bandages.
I love to swathe (= dress) myself in silk.

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


verb /sweiθ/

to wrap or bind

envolver; vendar
Her head was swathed in a towel.

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