There are 2 translations of water in Spanish:

water1

Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːtər; ˈwɔːtə(r)/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 agua (feminine) drinking/running water agua potable/corriente turn the water on (at main) abre la llave de paso del agua, da el agua (from faucet) abre la llave or (Spain/España) el grifo or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) la canilla or (Peru/Perú) el caño the water has risen/gone down las aguas han subido/bajado hard/soft water agua dura/blanda to be/lie under water estar*/quedar inundado the kitchen was 2 ft under water la cocina tenía 2 pies de agua high/low water marea (feminine) alta/baja they headed for the open water pusieron rumbo al mar abierto still/rough water aguas tranquilas/agitadas he's gone through a patch of rough water ha pasado por un período bastante tormentoso to go across o over the water cruzar* a la otra orilla, cruzar* el charco [colloquial/familiar] from across the water de la otra orilla, del otro lado del charco [colloquial/familiar] to make water [ship] hacer* agua by water por barco to spend money like water gastar dinero como si fuera agua, gastar a manos llenas Rutland Water el lago Rutland like water off a duck's back como quien oye llover I keep telling her to study but it's water off a duck's back estoy constantemente diciéndole que estudie pero le resbala or pero es como quien oye llover of the first water (person) de primer orden (lit: diamond) de primera calidad to be in deep water(s) estar* con el agua al or hasta el cuello to be in/get into hot water estar*/meterse en una buena [colloquial/familiar] to get into deep water(s) meterse en camisa de once varas to hold water tenerse* en pie that theory just doesn't hold water esa teoría hace agua por todos lados to pour o throw cold water over sth ponerle* trabas a algo to test the water tantear el terreno water under the bridge that's all water under the bridge eso ya es agua pasada a lot of water has flowed under the bridge since we last met ha corrido mucha agua bajo el puente or ha llovido mucho desde la última vez que nos vimos (before noun/delante del nombre) [temperature/meter] del agua; [bird/plant] acuático water heater calentador (masculine) (de agua) water meter contador (masculine) or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) medidor (masculine) del agua water power energía (feminine) hidráulica water pump bomba (feminine) hidráulica water sports deportes (masculine plural) acuáticos water supply abastecimiento (m) or suminstro (m) de agua water tank depósito (m) or tanque (m) del agua
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    • They are dissolved in warm water and the liquid is taken as a drink between meals.
    • Brine is a solution of sodium chloride and water that may or may not contain other salts.
    • Its normally the ions that react with other chemicals when dissolved in water.
  • 2 2.1 (urine) [formal, euphemistic/formal, eufemístico] to pass o make water orinar, hacer* aguas (menores) [euphemistic/eufemístico], hacer* de las aguas (Mexico/México) [euphemistic/eufemístico] 2.2 [Medicine/Medicina] water on the brain hidrocefalia (feminine) water on the knee derrame (masculine) sinovial
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    • Swimming may be a symbol of birth, expressing a wish to return to the peace and safety of the waters of the womb.
    • The epidural did not work and fell out and my waters were broken without my consent.
  • 3
    (waters plural)
    3.1 (of sea, river) aguas (feminine plural) the waters of the Mediterranean las aguas del Mediterráneo territorial waters aguas jurisdiccionales to fish in muddy o troubled waters pescar* en río revuelto to muddy the waters enmarañar or enredar las cosas still waters run deep del agua mansa líbreme Dios, que de la brava me libro yo 3.2 (at spa) to take the waters tomar las aguas 3.3 (amniotic fluid) aguas (feminine plural) the/her waters broke rompió aguas, rompió la bolsa de aguas
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    • The waters of Dongting Lake and the Xiangjiang River, which flows through the provincial capital of Changsha, are near all-time highs.
    • He floated on the surface of the lake; its waters were far denser than normal water.
    • In the opera's famous opening scene, deep in the waters of the Rhine river, Wagner unfolds an immense, rolling E-flat major chord.

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There are 2 translations of water in Spanish:

water2

vi

  • her eyes began to water empezaron a llorarle los ojos or a saltársele las lágrimas chopping onions makes my eyes water picar cebolla me hace llorar his mouth watered se le hizo agua la boca or (Spain/España) la boca agua the smell made my mouth water se me hizo agua la boca or (Spain/España) se me hizo la boca agua con el olor

vt

  • 1.1 (sprinkle) [plant/garden] regar* 1.2 (irrigate) [river] regar*
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    • For centuries people believed the Garden of Eden was a sunny parkland watered by rivers meandering gently beneath a blue sky.
    • The telltale marks recall a lost world from 175 million years ago when neither cliffs nor sea were there and the area was a near-tropical coastal plain watered by rivers from the Pennines.
    • Ladakh is watered by the River Indus on its way down to the Punjab, and many a grain of sand in the Indian Ocean may well have once formed part of a stone in the land behind the Himalayas.
    1.3 (give to drink) [horse/cattle] dar* de beber a, abrevar
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    • She rode onward, stopping only to water her horse or to walk him every now and than.
    • But up to 1962, they were grazing and watering cattle there, pending their slaughter.
    • I fed the chickens, and watered the goats; I even found time to fluff the cats.
    1.4 (add water to) [mixture] ponerle* or echarle agua a; [beer/wine] aguar*, bautizar* [humorous/humorístico]
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    • As a malt lover, I am in the camp that says watering down the whisky is precisely what you want to do, since this reveals its subtle intricacies.
    • It's like drinking club soda that has been watered down and mixed with flat light beer.
    • And watering down the whiskey isn't the best way to keep your customers loyal.
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    • I arrived back to my house and saw my grandpa was watering the flowers outside.
    • It was also used for watering the flowers in the churchyard, and for drinking water.
    • Alison was watering the potted herbs that grew behind the house.

Phrasal verbs

water down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (dilute) [liquid/mixture] diluir*; [wine/beer] aguar, bautizar* [humorous/humorístico] 1.2 (weaken) [policy/criticism] suavizar*, atenuar*

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