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Pronunciation: /siː/

Translation of sea in Spanish:


  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (often plural/frecuentemente plural) (ocean) mar (masculine) The noun mar is feminine in literary language and in some set idiomatic expressions at the bottom of the sea en el fondo del mar a house by the sea una casa a orillas del mar, una casa junto al mar to go/travel by sea ir*/viajar en barco the window looks out to sea la ventana da al mar out on the open sea en mar abierto on the high seas en alta mar to go to sea (as profession) entrar en la marina to put (out) to sea hacerse* a la mar at sea this left him feeling completely at sea esto lo confundió totalmente at first I was all at sea al principio me sentí totalmente perdido or confundido we've been at sea for a month hace un mes que estamos embarcados or que zarpamos to dump waste at sea verter* desechos en el mar to sail the seven seas [literary/literario] surcar* los siete mares [literary/literario] (before noun/delante del nombre) [route/transport] marítimo; [battle] naval; [god] del mar; [nymph] marino the sea air/breeze el aire/la brisa del mar I don't like sea bathing (British English/inglés británico) no me gusta bañarme en el mar sea crossing travesía (feminine) sea defenses o (British English/inglés británico) defences defensas (feminine plural) marítimas sea fish pez (masculine) de mar sea fishing pesca (feminine) marítima or en el mar sea mist bruma (feminine) sea monster monstruo (masculine) marino sea view vista (feminine) al mar
    Example sentences
    • Sadly, the most easily-attainable sources for iodine are iodized salt and sea products, both of which can be taboo for pregnant women.
    • For Rachel, the vastness of the sea brings comfort and reassurance - it's a constant, she says, in a constantly changing world, and its great expanse puts our problems into perspective.
    • On Tybee Island, it was estimated that 43.82 acres of land would be lost to the sea.
    1.2 (inland) mar (masculine)
  • 2 (swell, turbulence) (usually plural/generalmente en plural) heavy o rough seas mar (feminine) gruesa, mar (masculine) agitado or encrespado or picado
    Example sentences
    • At 6:30 the next morning, the seas were finally calm, and we pulled into the port of New York.
    • Two Plexiglas dioramas of a boat on storm-tossed seas depicted Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated South Pole expedition of 1914.
    • The artist's rising seas appear to be made of metal, stone, earth and glass, as well as water.
  • 3 (large mass, quantity) (no plural/sin plural) a sea of blood un mar de sangre a sea of mud un barrizal a sea of faces una multitud de rostros, miles de rostros a sea of people una riada de gente
    Example sentences
    • From freezers and hardening tunnels to compressors, evaporators and air handling units, a sea of chilling and freezing equipment is available to the dairy industry.
    • We appreciate the flavorful food, recognizing in the candlelight the small, spicy leaves we snipped from a sea of greens that bright morning.
    • Others will find a healthful haven among a sea of fortified yogurts and dairy beverages.

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