There are 2 translations of shrink in Spanish:

shrink1

(past shrank or , shrunk past p, shrunk or , shrunken)
Pronunciation: /ʃrɪŋk/

vi

  • 1 (diminish in size) [clothes/fabric] encoger(se)*; [meat] achicarse*; [wood/metal] contraerse*; [area] reducirse*, verse* reducido [formal]; [amount/number] reducirse*, disminuir*, verse* reducido [formal]; [person] achicarse* the blouse shrank in the wash la blusa (se) encogió al lavarla the total has shrunk to two/by ten per cent el total se ha reducido or [formal] se ha visto reducido a dos/en un diez por ciento the veal/spinach will shrink away to nothing la ternera/espinaca va a quedar reducida a nada
  • 2 (recoil) retroceder, recular [familiar/colloquial] to shrink back o away from sth/sb echarse atrás or retroceder ante algo/algnto shrink from sth/-ing I will not shrink from the truth no me voy a acobardar ante la verdad she shrank from actually telling him he was fired no se atrevió a decirle que estaba despedido he will not shrink from doing his duty no rehuirá cumplir con su obligación

vt

  • [clothes/fabric] encoger*; [costs] reducir*, recortar to shrink heads reducir* cabezas to shrink sth on [Tech] montar algo en caliente

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There are 2 translations of shrink in Spanish:

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n

  • [colloquial/familiar] loquero, -ra (m,f) [familiar/colloquial], psiquiatra (mf)

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