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adelante

Translation of adelante in English:

adverbio/adverb

  • 1 (en el espacio) 1.1 (expresando dirección, movimiento) forward muévelo para/hacia adelante move it forward sigamos adelante let's go on llevar algo adelante to carry on with sth desistí de llevar adelante mis averiguaciones I decided not to carry on with my inquiries o/or [formal] not to pursue my inquiries further 1.2 (lugar, parte) más adelante la calle se bifurca further on, the road forks ver explicación más adelante see explanation below la fila dos es muy adelante the second row is too far forward o/or is too near the front ¿cuál es la parte de adelante? which is the front? tiene un bolsillo adelante (especialmente América Latina/especially Latin America) it has a pocket at the front
  • 2 (en el tiempo) más adelante later trataremos ese tema más adelante we will deal with that subject later (on) o/or at a later date en adelante from now on, in future de ahora en adelante from now on de hoy en adelante as from today
  • 4¡adelante! (como interjección/as interjection) (autorizando la entrada) come in! (ordenando marchar) foward! (invitando a continuar) go on!, carry on!

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