Translation of "feel" - English-Spanish dictionary

feel

verb uk /fiːl/ us /fil/ past tense and past participle felt

A1 to experience happiness, sadness, fear, etc.

sentirse
I feel guilty about shouting at her.
He’s feeling lonely.
I felt sorry for her.

A1 to experience a touch, a pain, or something else that is physical

sentir, experimentar
I felt a sharp pain in my foot.
Do you feel sick?

B1 to have an opinion about something

creer
I feel that she’s the best person for the job.
feel like something

B1 to seem to be similar to a type of person, thing, or situation

parecer alguien/algo, sentirse como alguien/algo
Your hands feel like ice.
feel as if/feel like…

B1 to have a feeling or idea about something that you have experienced, even though it might not be true

parecer que…
It feels like I’ve been here forever, but it’s only been a week.
feel like something

B1 to want something

tener ganas de algo
I feel like a sandwich.
feel like doing something

B1 to want to do something

tener ganas de hacer algo
Jane felt like crying.

to touch something in order to examine it

palpar
He felt her ankle to see if it was broken.
feel different, strange, etc.

If a place, situation, etc. feels different, strange, etc., that is how it seems to you.

resultar diferente, extraño, etc.
It felt strange to see him again after so long.
The house feels empty without the kids.

Phrasal verb(s)

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

feel

verb /fiːl/ (past tense, past participle felt /felt/)

to become aware of (something) by the sense of touch

sentir
She felt his hand on her shoulder.

to find out the shape, size, texture etc of something by touching, usually with the hands

tocar, palpar

to experience or be aware of (an emotion, sensation etc)

sentir

to think (oneself) to be

sentirse, encontrarse
She feels sick
How does she feel about her work?

to believe or consider

creer
She feels that the company treated her badly.
feeler noun

(in certain animals, insects etc ) an organ for touching, especially one of the two thread-like parts on an insect’s head

antena, tentáculo
A butterfly has a pair of feelers on its head.
feeling noun

power and ability to feel

sensibilidad
I have no feeling in my little finger.

something that one feels physically

sensación
a feeling of great pain.

(usually in plural) something that one feels in one’s mind

sentimiento
His angry words hurt my feelings
a feeling of happiness.

an impression or belief

impresión
I have a feeling that the work is too hard.

affection

afecto
He has no feeling for her now.

emotion

emoción, sentimiento
He spoke with great feeling.
feel as if / as though

to have the sensation (physical or mental) or feeling that

sentir como si, tener la impresión de
I feel as if I am going to be sick
She feels as though she has known him for years.
feel like

to have the feelings that one would have if one were

sentirse como
I feel like a princess in this beautiful dress
He felt like an idiot (= He felt very foolish).

to feel that one would like to (have, do etc)

apetecer algo, tener ganas de algo
I feel like a drink
Do you feel like going to the cinema?
feel one’s way

to find one’s way by feeling

andar a tientas
I had to feel my way to the door in the dark.
get the feel of

to become accustomed to

acostumbrarse a
It takes a while to get the feel of a new job.

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