Translation of "text" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /tekst/ us /tekst/

A2 a message in writing sent from one mobile phone to another

mensaje de texto
I sent her a text.

B1 [ no plural ] the written words in a book, magazine, etc., not the pictures

a page of text

B1 a short piece of writing that you discuss in class

Read the text on page 34.
verb uk /tekst/ us /tekst/

A2 to send a text from a mobile phone

enviar un mensaje/mensajes de texto
Text me when you get there.

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


noun /tekst/

in a book, the written or printed words, as opposed to the illustrations, notes etc

First the text was printed, then the drawings added.

a passage from the Bible about which a sermon is preached

He preached on a text from St John’s gospel.
textbook noun

a book used in teaching, giving the main facts about a subject

libro de texto
a history textbook.
text message noun

a written message that you send using a mobile phone/cell phone

Mensaje de Texto
She sent me a text message last night.

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