Translation of weather in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈweðər; ˈweðə(r)/


uncountable/no numerable
  • tiempo (masculine) good/bad weather buen/mal tiempo in hot weather cuando hace calor, en tiempo caluroso what's the weather like? ¿cómo está el tiempo?, ¿qué tiempo hace? what's the weather like in Mexico? ¿qué clima tiene México? you can't go out in this weather no puedes salir con este tiempo weather permitting si hace buen tiempo, si el tiempo no lo impide they work outdoors in all weathers countable/numerable trabajan a la intemperie haga el tiempo que haga to be under the weather no estar* or [colloquial/familiar] no andar* muy bien to make heavy weather of sth/-ing you're making very heavy weather of sewing that button on! ¡qué manera de complicarse la vida para coser un simple botón! (before noun/delante del nombre) [map/chart] meteorológico weather bureau (in US) servicio (masculine) meteorológico weather conditions estado (masculine) or condiciones (feminine plural) del tiempo a weather eye keep a weather eye open for a drugstore estáte atento a ver si ves una farmacia she cocked a weather eye at the kids les echó un vistazo a los chicos
    More example sentences
    • Due to the bad weather, torrential rain and wind, the game was halted after the first half.
    • After basking in hot summer sunshine, the weather broke and torrential rain and flash floods brought chaos across Greater Manchester.
    • The Met Office has predicted an unsettled period of weather with rain and wind.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (wear) [rocks] erosionar; [surface] desgastar the wind and rain have weathered the castle walls el viento y la lluvia les han dado una pátina a los muros del castillo her face had been weathered by the sun and wind tenía el rostro curtido por el sol y el viento the rock has been weathered smooth la roca se ha alisado por efecto de la intemperie 1.2 [wood] secar*, curar
  • 2 (survive) [crisis/scandal] sobrellevar, capear the ship weathered the storm el barco capeó la tormenta they managed to weather the oil shortage se las arreglaron para hacerle frente a or para capear la escasez de petróleo see storm 1 1

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [rock] erosionarse; [surface] desgastarse stone weathers well la piedra resiste bien los efectos de la intemperie

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