Translation of muerte in English:

muerte

f

  • 1.1 (de un ser vivo) death muerte natural/repentina natural/sudden death el veneno le produjo la muerte instantánea the poison killed him instantly 200 personas encontraron la muerte en el incendio 200 people lost their lives o [literary/literario] met their death in the fire condenado a muerte sentenced to death amenaza de muerte death threat hasta que la muerte nos separe till death us do part a la muerte de su padre heredó una fortuna she inherited a fortune on her father's death o when her father died herido de muerte fatally wounded me dio un susto de muerte [familiar/colloquial] she scared the living daylights out of me [colloquial/familiar], she scared me to death [colloquial/familiar] luchó or se debatió varios días con la muerte he was at death's door o fighting for his life for several days odiar a muerte to loathe, detest cada muerte de obispo (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] once in a blue moon de mala muerte [familiar/colloquial] [pensión] grotty [colloquial/familiar], cheesy (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] es un pueblo de mala muerte it's a dump o a hole [colloquial/familiar], it's a really grotty place ser de muerte lenta (Ven) [familiar/colloquial] to be fantastic [colloquial/familiar] ser la muerte [familiar/colloquial], (ser atroz) to be hell o murder [colloquial/familiar] (ser estupendo) to be great o fantastic [colloquial/familiar] meterse de profesor es la muerte en vida it's murder going into teaching [colloquial/familiar] se cree/te crees la muerte he thinks he's/you think you're the bee's knees o the cat's whiskers [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (homicidio) lo acusan de la muerte de tres personas he is accused of killing three people o of causing the deaths of three people dar muerte a algn [formal] to kill sb 1.3 (fin) death la muerte de una civilización the death o demise of a civilization

Compounds

muerte cerebral

muerte clínica

  • certificaron la muerte clínica dos horas despúes he/she was pronounced clinically dead two hours later

muerte de cuna

muerte súbita

muerte violenta

  • violent death

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