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Translation of "swell" - English-Spanish dictionary

swell

verb   /swel/ ( past tense swelled, past participle swollen)
to get bigger or to make something bigger hincharse, crecer One side of his face had swollen up where he’d been stung.
(Definition of swell from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

swell

verb /swel/ ( past tense swelled, past participle swollen /ˈswoulən/)
to make or become larger, greater or thicker hinchar(se), inflar(se) The insect-bite made her finger swell The continual rain had swollen the river I invited her to join us on the excursion in order to swell the numbers.
swelling noun
a swollen area, especially on the body as a result of injury, disease etc hinchazón, tumefacción She had a swelling on her arm where the wasp had stung her.
swollen /ˈswəulən/ adjective
increased in size, thickness etc, through swelling hinchado a swollen river He had a swollen ankle after falling down the stairs.
swollen-headed adjective
too pleased with oneself; conceited creído, vanidoso, engreído He’s very swollen-headed about his success.
swell out phrasal verb
to (cause to) bulge inflar(se) The sails swelled out in the wind.
swell up phrasal verb
(of a part of the body) to swell hinchar(se), abultarse The toothache made her face swell up.
(Definition of swell from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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