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American English: /ɡreɪs/
British English: /ɡreɪs/

Translation of grace in Spanish:


  • 2 2.1 uncountable (courtesy) you might at least have the grace to say you're sorry
    podrías por lo menos tener la cortesía or la gentileza de disculparte
    Example sentences
    • Rather than seeing this as a sign of weakness, I see it as a sign of grace, courtesy, and diplomacy.
    • All these visitors to our realm should be greeted with the same grace and courtesy.
    • When he visited us in Delhi, I was immediately charmed by his grace, civility and intellectual sensitivity.
    2.2 uncountable (good nature) to do something with (a) good/bad grace
    hacer algo de buen talante/a regañadientes
    in good grace (US)
    con la conciencia tranquila
    2.3 countable (good quality) her saving grace is her sense of humor
    lo que la salva es que tiene sentido del humor
    social graces she has no social graces
    no sabe cómo comportarse
    no tiene modales or roce
    to be in somebody's good graces
    estar en buenas relaciones con alguien
  • 3 uncountable (Religion) 3.1 by the grace of God …
    gracias a Dios …
    there, but for the grace of God, go I
    le podría pasar a cualquiera
    to be in a state of grace to fall from grace (lose favor)
    perder la gracia divina
    Example sentences
    • The book approached the issue of salvation, God's grace, and human free will from a Calvinist perspective.
    • We are saved by God's free grace, through faith in Christ's atoning death and resurrection.
    • Our main message is salvation through grace alone, by faith alone, through Christ alone.
    3.2 (prayer)to say grace
    (before a meal) bendecir la mesa
    (after a meal) dar las gracias por la comida
    Example sentences
    • Twain joined Livy at prayers and grace before meals.
    • She ensured that they said their nightly prayers and grace before meals.
    • You two don't say grace at meals, or kiss each other good morning, good night or good-bye.
  • 4 uncountable (respite) 16 days' grace, 16 days of grace (British) (Law)
    16 días de gracia
    Example sentences
    • Effectively, the family can be given a year's grace before the court grants possession.
    • He says that the Mars mission could take place as early as 2009, but the two years' grace period allows the agency to spread the cost around that much more.
    • The offer of a period of grace is a critical factor in the underwriting of this form of business.
  • 5 countable (as title) his Grace the Archbishop of York
    Su Eminencia el Arzobispo de York
    their Graces the Duke and Duchess
    Sus Excelencias, el duque y la duquesa
    Your Grace
    (to duke etc) Excelencia
    (to bishop) Ilustrísima
  • 6 countable (Mythology)the three Graces
    las tres Gracias

transitive verb

  • [literary] she graced the event with her presence
    honró el acto con su presencia
    how kind of you to grace us with your presence! [ironic]
    ¡qué amabilidad la tuya en dignarte acompañarnos! [ironic]
    Example sentences
    • John Taylor is acknowledged as one of the greatest hurlers ever to play for Laois and indeed one of the finest exponents ever to grace the ancient game.
    • Greaves, a goal-scorer of legendary prowess, is one of the greatest footballers ever to grace the English game.
    • Botham, 48, is widely considered to be one of the greatest all-rounders ever to grace the game.
    Example sentences
    • One of his prints also graces the entire back cover of the current issue of ‘Harvest’ - the Diocesan quarterly magazine.
    • Huge wooden beams in the bedroom and drawing room once graced an Aberdeen wool mill.
    • They would grace our otherwise cluttered shelves.
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