height translation English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "height" - English-Spanish dictionary

height

noun /hӕit/
the distance from the bottom to the top of something
altura
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.
(Definition of height from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

conker

the shiny brown poisonous nut of a horse chestnut tree

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More