Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /ˈæsəd; ˈæsɪd/

Translation of acid in Spanish:


  • 1.1 u and c [Chemistry/Química] ácido (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • It can withstand high temperatures and is resistant to many corrosive substances such as acids and alkalis.
    • Zinc is a fairly active metal that dissolves in both acids and strong alkalis.
    • Copper is a moderately reactive metal that dissolves in most acids and alkalis.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (LSD) [slang/argot] ácido (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • He has used mescaline, cocaine and acid, although he has not indulged in intravenous drugs.
    • He looked around more, seeing many different things that he would never expect: cocaine, meth and acid.
    • That heroin and acid were and are illegal didn't seem to stop him.


  • 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] ácido 1.2 (sour, bitter) [taste] ácido, agrio 1.3 (spiteful) [voice/reply] agrio, mordaz 1.4acid green verde (masculine) amarillento acid yellow amarillo (masculine) verdoso

Definition of acid in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day cura
cure …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexican politics, a prospective party candidate for the presidency is called a tapado. Candidates traditionally emerge from within the party but their identity is not revealed until the candidate is officially declared: they remain tapados (hidden), thus arousing a great deal of speculation. Under the rule of the PRI - Partido Revolucionario Institucional, its candidate was virtually guaranteed to become president.