There are 2 translations of launch in Spanish:

launch1

Pronunciation: /lɔːntʃ/

vt

  • 1 1.1 [Naut] [new vessel] botar; [lifeboat] echar al agua the ship was launched by the princess la princesa fue la madrina en la botadura del buque 1.2 [Aerosp] [Mil] [satellite/missile] lanzar* 1.3 (throw) lanzar*
  • 2 2.1 (introduce) [product/service] lanzar*; [securities] emitir; [play/book] lanzar* 2.2 (initiate) [campaign/idea] lanzar*; [company] fundar; [attack] emprender, lanzar* her speech launched a public debate su discurso desencadenó or suscitó un debate público 2.3 (give a start to) lanzar* he launched her on her film career la lanzó en su carrera cinematográfica once he's launched on that topic, there's no stopping him cuando empieza a hablar de ese tema, no hay quien lo pare

Phrasal verbs

launch into

v + prep + o to launch into a tirade against sth ponerse* a despotricar contra algo, arremeter contra algo she launched into a lengthy account of her adventures se puso a contar sus aventuras con lujo de detalles she launched into an abstruse analysis of … se embarcó en or emprendió un abstruso análisis de … 1.1v + o + prep + o (involve oneself) to launch oneself into a task/one's work entregarse* a una tarea/al trabajo

launch out

v + adv
lanzarse* she decided to launch out on her own decidió lanzarse por su cuenta

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There are 2 translations of launch in Spanish:

launch2

n

  • 2 2.1 (of new vessel) botadura (f); (of lifeboat) lanzamiento (m) (al agua) 2.2 (of rocket, missile) lanzamiento (m) (before n) launch site lugar (m) or emplazamiento (m) de lanzamiento launch vehicle plataforma (f) lanzamisiles

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