Translation of "height" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /haɪt/ us /hɑɪt/

B1 how tall or high something or someone is

The tower measures 27.28 metres in height.

B1 how far above the ground something is

The plane was flying at a height of about 6,000 metres.

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


noun /hӕit/

the distance from the bottom to the top of something

What is the height of this building?
He is 1.75 metres in height.

the highest, greatest, strongest etc point

auge, cúspide, cima, apogeo, punto culminante
He is at the height of his career
The storm was at its height.

the peak or extreme

colmo, cumbre, cima
She was dressed in the height of fashion
His actions were the height of folly.

a high place

altura; cumbre, cima
We looked down from the heights at the valley beneath us.
heighten verb

to make or become higher

elevar, levantar, hacer más alto
I got the builders to heighten the garden wall.

to increase (an effect etc)

aumentar, intensificar
A mirror can be used to heighten the impression of space in a room.

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