Translation of provoke in Spanish:

provoke

Pronunciation: /prəˈvəʊk/

vt

  • 1 [person/animal] provocar* she is easily provoked salta a la menor provocación or por cualquier cosato provoke sb into -ing they provoked him into losing his temper le hicieron perder los estribos, lo provocaron y perdió los estribos I was provoked into hitting him tanto me provocó, que le pegué to provoke sb to action/retaliation incitar or empujar a algn a actuar/vengarse
  • 2 [argument/revolt/criticism] provocar* ; [discussion/debate] motivar ; [interest/curiosity] despertar* to provoke thought dar* que pensar , hacer* pensar or reflexionar his best jokes could not provoke a smile from her ni con el mejor de sus chistes logró arrancarle una sonrisa

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