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Spanish translation of “torture”


verb /ˈtoːtʃə/
to treat (someone) cruelly or painfully, as a punishment, or in order to make him/her confess something, give information etc He tortured his prisoners She was tortured by rheumatism/jealousy.
(Definition of torture from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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