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Translation of desbordar in English:

transitive verb

  • 1 (salirse de)el río desbordó su cauce
    the river flooded or overflowed
    the river overflowed or burst its banks
    la fruta está desbordando el cesto
    the basket is brimming over with or overflowing with fruit
    la ropa casi desborda la maleta
    the suitcase is bursting with clothes
  • 5 (alegría/entusiasmo)su cara desbordaba alegría desbordaba entusiasmo
    she exuded or she was brimming with enthusiasm

also: desbordarse pronominal verb

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