There are 2 main translations of melt in Spanish:

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melt 1

American English: /mɛlt/
British English: /mɛlt/

intransitive verb

  • 1.1
    the candy melted in his mouth
    el caramelo se le deshizo or se le disolvió en la boca
    1.2 (become mild, gentle)
    he melted in her arms
    se derritió en sus brazos
    Example sentences
    • I would just look into his beautiful eyes and melt.
    • Jadelyn followed his gaze and nearly melted at the tenderness with which he looked at his sister and how protective he was of her.
    • It was a smile Elizabeth had never seen on her husband's face before; one so full of love and tenderness that her heart melted.
    Example sentences
    • Without another word, he vanished, melted away into the shadows, which slowly began to dissolve.
    • Rowena's frown melted away as she sensed the air cooling dramatically.
    • After listening to a five-minute speech outside County Hall - empty of staff for the bank holiday - they melted away as peacefully as they had come.
    1.3to melt into somethingher grimace melted into a smile
    la mueca se le transformó en sonrisa
    they melted into the crowd
    se perdieron en la muchedumbre
    he just melts into the background
    pasa desapercibido
    the scenes melt into one another
    las escenas se funden unas con otras

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (liquefy)
    1.2 (make gentle, compassionate) See examples: their cries melted her heart
    su llanto la conmovió
    Example sentences
    • This snow didn't melt as soon as it touched you… it stuck to your skin and sat there before slowly melting away.
    • The blizzards had ceased three days ago and the remaining snow was swiftly melting away in the face of the late January sun.
    • It was all covered in white frost, glinting and melting away with the first rays of the sun, making it a perfect picture for a postcard.

Phrasal verbs

melt away

verb + adverb
1.2 (disappear)
they melted away into the woods
desaparecieron ocultándose en el bosque

melt down

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
2verb + adverb (in nuclear reactor)

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melt 2


  • (American English)
    (hamburguesa o sándwich con queso derretido por encima)

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