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rThe 19th letter of the Spanish alphabet{letter}
RThe 19th letter of the Spanish alphabet{letter}
ríamouth of a river, estuary{f}
rabanitoradish{m}
rabiarabies{f} [pathalogy]
rabiarage, anger{f}
rabiarto have rabies{v}
rabiarto rage, to be angry{v}
rabietatantrum{f}
rabilargolong tailed{adj}
rabilargoblue magpie{m} [ornithology]
rabinorabbi{m}
rabiosoenraged, furious{adj}
rabiosorabid (affected with rabies){adj}
rabónlacking a tail{adj}
rabónshort-tailed, bobtailed{adj}
rabínicorabbinical{adj}
raboanus{m}
rabotail{m}
rachagust (of wind), squall{f}
rachastreak (of luck, bad luck){f}
RachêlRachel (Biblical character){prop} [archaic]
racialracial{adj}
racimobunch, cluster (usually of grapes, berries or other small fruit){m}
raciónportion{f}
raciónration{f}
racionalrational{adj}
racionalreasonable{adj}
racionalidadrationality{f}
racionalizarto rationalize{vt}
racionalmenterationally{adv}
racionarto ration{v}
racismoracism{m}
racistaracist{adj}
racistaracist{mf}
racémicoracemic{adj}
racotoucan{m} [Honduras]
radarradar{m}
radiaciónradiation{m}
radiación alfaalpha radiation{f}
radiación betabeta radiation{f}
radiación gammagamma radiation{f}
radiactividadradioactivity{f}
radiactivoradioactive{adj}
radiadorradiator{m}
radialof or pertaining to radio{adj}
radialradial{adj}
radialradian{m} [geometry]
radianteradiant{adj}
radiarto radiate{v}
radicadobased{adj}
radicadolocated{adj}
radicalradical{adj}
radicalradical{m}
radicalizaciónradicalization{f}
radicalmenteradically{adv}
radicarto be based on{v}
radicarto be located at/on{v}
radicarto root{v}
radiólogoradiologist{m}
radiánradian{m}
radioradio{f}
radioradius{m} [anatomy]
radioradium{m} [chemistry]
radio-radio-{prefix}
radioactividadradioactivity{f}
radioactivoradioactive{adj}
radioastronomíaradioastronomy{f}
radiodifusiónradio broadcast{f}
radioeléctricoradioelectric{adj}
radiografíaradiograph{f}
radiografiarto X-ray{v}
radiolisisradiolysis{f}
radiologíaradiology{f}
radónradon{m}
RAERoyal Spanish Academy, based in Madrid, Spain, and the principal institute responsible for regulating the Spanish language{initialism}
RAEThe authoritative dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy{initialism}
raerto scrape{v}
RafaelRaphael{prop} [biblical character]
Rafaelmale given name{prop}
RafaelaA city in Argentina{prop}
Rafaelafemale given name, feminine form of Rafael{prop}
raicillarootlet{f}
raigónroot of a tooth{m}
raigón del CanadáKentucky coffeetree{m}
rajaA slice, splinter{f}
rajaA slit, crack, gash{f}
rajaass (buttocks){f} [vulgar]
rajaA cunt{f} [vulgar, slang]
rajarto split{v}
Raúlmale given name, cognate to Ralph{prop}
raleatype, sort, kind{f} [pejorative]
ralentizaciónA slowing, a slowing down: the action or effect of slowing something down{f}
ralladorgrater{m}
ralladoragrater{f}
ralladorashredder{f}
rallarto grate{v}
rallograter{m}
ramabranch{f}
ramadaa cluster of branches, foliage{f}
ramadaa shed or hut made of branches{f} [Latin America]
ramalbranch (of an organization){m}
ramalexit (of a highway or road){m}
ramalbranch line{m} [rail transport]
rameraharlot; prostitute{f} [pejorative]
ramificaciónramification{f}
ramificarTo have branches{v}
ramificarTo have ramifications or consequences{v}
ramificarTo ramify{v}
Ramirafemale given name, female variant of Ramiro{prop}
Ramiromale given name, male variant of Ramira{prop}
ramitasmall bunch of flowers. bouquet{f}
ramitatwig or small stick{f}
ramónhackberry (tree or shrub){m}
Ramónmale given name, cognate to Raymond{prop}
RamónThe letter R in the Spanish phonetic alphabet{prop}
ramnosarhamnose{f} [carbohydrates]
ramobough{m}
ramobouquet{m}
ramobranch{m}
ramosubject, field, discipline (at school, university etc.){m}
Ramonafemale given name{prop}
RamosSpanish surname{prop}
ramparamp{f}
ramplóngeneric, average{adj}
RamírezSpanish surname{prop}
ranafrog{f}
ranacuajotadpole (toad or frog larva){m}
rancherafeminine form of ranchero{f}
rancheríacottage (small rural settlement){f} [Latin America]
rancherorancher{m}
ranchoranch{m}
ranchoshed, barn{m}
ranciorancid{adj}
ranflaa lowrider{f} [Chicano]
RangúnRangoon (city in Myanmar (Burma)){prop}
rangorank{m}
rangostatus, prestige{m}
rankingranking{m}
ranuraslot or groove{f}
rapésnuff{m}
RAPRégimen de Aportaciones Privadas{acronym}
rapaduraDried sugarcane juice, sold in the form of a brick, common in Latin American countries{f}
raparto rob, steal{v} [colloquial]
raparTo crop{v}
raparTo shave{v}
rapazof prey (birds){adj}
rapazrapacious{adj}
rapazbird of prey{f}
rapemonkfish{m}
rapeshaving, hair crop{m}
rapelrappelling{m}
raperorapper (performer of rap music){m}
rapiñarapine, pillage{f}
rapidezspeed{f}
rapistabarber{mf}
rapsódicorhapsodic{adj}
rapsodarhapsode{mf} [historical]
rapsodapoet, reciter{mf} [poetic]
rapsodiarhapsody{f}
raptarto kidnap; to abduct{v}
raptoabduction; kidnapping{m}
raptorkidnapper; abductor{m}
RaquelRachel{prop} [biblical character]
Raquelfemale given name of biblical origin{prop}
raquetaracket{f}
raquisrachis{m} [botany, zoology, anatomy, ornithology]
raquitismorickets{m}
raramenterarely, seldom{adv}
rarefacciónrarefaction{f}
rarezaquirkiness, strangeness{f}
rarezarareness, rarity{f}
rarorare{adj}
rarostrange or odd{adj}
rarísimosuperlative form of raro{adj}
rascacommon, vulgar{adj} [Chile, colloquial]
rascacielosskyscraper{m}
rascarto scratch{v}
rasgarto rend, tear, rip, scratch{v}
rasgoact, flourish, stroke{m}
rasgocharacteristic, feature, trait{m}
rasguñarto scratch{vt}
rasguearto strum{v}
rasguñoscratch{m}
rasoflat{adj}
rasohaving no echelon, rank, etc{adj}
rasolevel{adj}
rasosatin{m} [fabrics]
rasothe open; the wild{m}
raspadorscraper{m}
raspaduraabrasion; scrape{f}
raspar(of clothes, etc) to scratch. To be scratchy{vi}
rasparto file down or sand down{v}
rasparto scrape{v}
rasquiñaskin rash{f} [Dominican Republic, slang]
rastasdreadlocks{fp}
rastradrag (act of dragging){f}
rastrarake{f}
rastreadortracker{m}
rastrearto trawl{v}
rastrillarto harrow{v}
rastrillomarket; see rastro{m}
rastrillonon-electrical razor{m} [Mexico]
rastrilloportcullis{m}
rastrillorake{m}
rastrilloyard sale, rummage sale{m}
rastrooffshoot, layer{m}
rastropublic market, especially El Rastro in Madrid{m}
rastrorake{m}
rastrosign; trace; vestige{m}
rastrojochaff, cuttings{m}
rastrojostubble in a field after harvest{m}
rastrojoweeds{m}
rasurarto rake (to use a rake to collect things together){v}
rasurarto shave{v}
rataa rat{f}
ratearto apportion{v}
ratearto steal{v}
rateroA petty thief{m}
raticidarat poison{m}
ratificarto ratify{v}
RatisbonaRegensburg (city in Germany){prop}
ratitodiminutive form of rato, a short while{m}
ratónmouse (input device){m} [computing]
ratónmouse (small rodent){m}
ratoa while, a short period of time{m}
ratomale rat{m}
ratomouse{m}
ratoncitoa little mouse{m}
ratoneramousehole{f}
ratoneramousetrap{f}
ratonero comúnThe buzzard. A bird of prey{m}
raudalflood, tide{m} [figuratively]
raudalrapid (water){m}
rayadash (punctuation mark){f}
rayalimit{f}
rayaline{f}
rayaparting{f}
rayaray (fish){f}
rayascratch{f}
rayadocrazy, mad{adj} [Argentina, Chile, colloquial]
rayadoscratched{adj}
rayadoskipjack{m}
rayarto go crazy{vr} [colloquial]
rayarto line, mark{v}
rayarto scratch{v}
rayitadiminutive form of raya, little line{f}
rayoa bolt of lightning{m}
rayobeam, ray{m}
rayo alfaalpha ray{m}
rayo betabeta ray{m}
rayo de solsunbeam, sunray{n}
rayo gammagamma ray{m}
rayo XX-ray{m}
raízroot{f}
razabeam of light, ray of light{f}
razabreed, strain, lineage{f}
razacleft, fissure{f}
razacrack (in horse’s hoof){f}
razarace, ethnicity{f}
razastripe{f}
raza superiormaster race{n}
raíz cuadradasquare root{f} [arithmetic]
razónratio{f}
razónreason{f}
razónreasoning{f}
razón[with tener] correctness, rectitude{f}
razonablereasonable{adj}
razonablementereasonably{adv}
razonadoreasoned{adj}
razonamientoreasoning{m}
razonarto reason{v}
razuradorarazor, razorblade{f}
róbaloalternative form of robalo{m}
rábanoradish{m}
rábano picantehorseradish{m}
récordrecord{m}
rúculaarugula{f}
Rdguez.abbreviation of Rodríguez (a Spanish surname){prop}
réditoincome{m} [finance]
réditointerest{m} [finance]
réditorevenue, return, yield (turnover, total sales){m} [finance]
re-again{prefix}
re-backwards{prefix}
re-Intensification, very{prefix}
reafeminine form of reo{f}
reabrirto reopen{v}
reabsorberto reabsorb{v}
reacciónreaction{f}
reacciónreactionary political faction or movement{f}
reacciónrecoil{f}
reacción químicachemical reaction{f}
reacción redoxredox reaction{f} [chemistry]
reaccionarto react{v}
reaccionarioreactionary{adj}
reactivaciónrevival, recovery, reactivation{f}
reactivarto reactivate{v}
reactivoreactive{adj}
reactivoreagent{m} [chemistry]
reactoratomic reactor{m}
reactorchemical reactor{m}
reactorjet engine{m}
reactorrocket engine{m}
reafirmaciónreaffirmation, reassertion, reiteration{f}
reafirmarto reaffirm{v}
reajustarto adjust{v}
realreal{adj}
realroyal{adj}
realreal (unit of currency){n}
Real Academia EspañolaRoyal Spanish Academy, based in Madrid, Spain, and the principal institute responsible for regulating the Spanish language. Often abbreviated RAE{prop}
realezaroyalty{f}
realidadcommodity{f}
realidadreality{f}
realimentaciónelectrical feedback{f}
realinearto realign{v}
realistarealist{adj}
realistarealistic{adj}
realistaroyalist{adj}
realistarealist{mf}
realistaroyalist{mf}
realizablerealizable{adj}
realizaciónCompletion, process of making something real{f}
realizarto carry out; to make real, to realize; to produce{v}
realmentereally, actually{adv}
realzarto highlight{v}
realzarto raise; to heighten{v}
reanimaciónreanimation{f}
reanimarto reanimate{v}
reanimarto revive{v}
reanudaciónresumption{f}
reanudarto renew; to resume{v}
reaparecerto reappear, show up again{v}
reaperturareopening{f}
reaprovisionamientoreprovisionment{m}
reataA rope; a lasso{f}
reataPrick, cock{f} [Mexico]
reataSingle file{f}
reavivarto revive{v}
rebañarTo mop up (food or sauce, e.g. with bread){v}
rebajasale (a selling of goods at reduced prices){f}
rebajamientoabasement{m}
rebajarto reduce{v}
rebanadaslice{f}
rebanarto slice{v}
rebañoflock, herd (animals){m} [cattle]
rebañoflock, herd (conformist){m}
rebañoflock{m} [religion]
rebasarto overtake{v}
rebasarto surpass{v}
rebatarto snatch, to take violently{vt} [obsolete]
rebatirto refute or contest{v}
rebecaIn Spain, a cardigan. A type of sweater or jumper that fastens up the front with buttons, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool{f}
RebecaRebekah{prop} [biblical character]
Rebecafemale given name, equivalent to Rebecca{prop}
rebecochamois{adj}
rebecochamois (goat){m}
rebelarto rebel{vp}
rebeldíarebelliousness{f}
rebelderebel{adj}
rebelderebellious{adj}
rebelderebel{m}
rebeliónrebellion{f}
rebisabuelogreat-great-grandfather{m}
reblandecerto soften, tenderize{v}
rebobinarto rewind{v}
rebosarto overflow{v}
rebotarto bounce, ricochet{v}
rebotebounce{m}
reboterebound{m} [sports]
rebozarto batter{v}
rebozarto bread{v}
rebozarto cover, muffle{v}
rebullirto stir, begin to move{vir} [or]
rebuscarto glean{v}
rebuscarto root (rummage, root out){v}
rebuscarto seek after{v}
rebuznarto bray{v}
rebuznoheehaw{m}
recabadorlobbyist{m}
recabarto gather, safeguard, collect{v}
recabarto lobby, petition{v}
recadomessage{m}
recaerto fall to (as in, blame or responsibility){v}
recaerto relapse{v}
recalarto appear{v}
recalarto arrive{v}
recalcarto drum (review to establish memorization){v} [colloquial]
recalcarto fill completely{v}
recalcitranterecalcitrant{adj}
recalentamientoreheating{m}
recalentarto reheat{v}
recapacitarto reflect{v}
recapazitaciónThe concept of becoming capable again, retraining, rehabilitation, reeducation{f}
recapitulaciónrecapitulation; summary, summarisation/summarization{f}
recapitularto recapitulate{v}
recargacharge{f}
recargafilling{f}
recargareloading{f}
recargablerechargeable (able to be recharged){adj}
recargarrecharge{v}
recargarreload{v}
recaudacióncollection (activity of collecting funds){f}
recaudaciónrevenue (income generated for some treasury by taxation and other means){f}
recaudación de fondosfundraiser{f}
recaudarto collect (especially funds){v}
receloaversion{m}
recelomistrust{m}
recepciónreception{f}
recepcionistareceptionist{mf}
receptáculoreceptacle{m}
receptivoreceptive{adj}
receptorreceiving{adj}
receptorreceiver, receptor, recipient{m}
recesiónrecession{f}
recesorecess{m}
recetaprescription{f}
recetarecipe{f}
recetarto prescribe{v}
recetariocookbook, recipe book{m}
recetarioprescription pad{m}
rechazarto reject, to turn down{v}
rechazorejection{m}
rechiflacatcall, boo, jeer, hiss{f}
rechinadochirp, squeak, wheek, creak, chirrup, screak{m}
rechinarto squeak{v}
rechistarTo complain, grumble{v}
rechonchosquat; short and wide{adj} [of a person]
recibidorentrance hall{m}
recibirto receive{v}
recibobill{m}
reciboreceipt (written acknowledgement){m}
reciboliving room{m} [Venezuela]
reciclablerecyclable{adj}
reciclajerecycling{m}
reciclarto recycle{v}
recienterecent{adj}
recientementerecently{adv}
recifeñoFrom Recife{adj}
reciénfreshly{adv}
reciénjust{adv}
reciénrecently{adv}
recién nacidonewborn{adj}
recintoarea, site{m}
recintoenclosure (area){m}
recintopen{m}
recioloud{adj}
recioRhaetian, Raetic{adj}
reciorobust, strong, vigorous{adj}
recioaloud{adv}
reciovigorously{adv}
recipientevessel, container{m}
recitarto recite{v}
reclamaciónreclamation{f}
reclamarto hoist taut{v} [nautical]
reclamarto resound{v} [poetic]
reclamarto claim, to ask for, to demand{v}
reclamarto look for (a criminal), to summon (a witness){v}
reclamarto lure (with a decoy or whistle while hunting){v}
reclamarto protest, to complain, to object, to clamor, to reclaim{v}
reclamarto re-claim, to recover possession of{v}
reclameadvertisement{m} [Latin America]
reclamepublicity{m} [Latin America]
reclamoadvertisement{m}
reclamocomplaint{m}
reclinarto lean on{v}
reclinarto recline{v}
recluirto imprison{v}
recluirto isolate{v}
recluirto shut away, lock away{v}
reclusión perpetuaa particular kind of sentence of imprisonment in the Philippines, Argentina, and several other countries{m}
reclusoprisoner{m}
reclutarecruitment{f}
reclutarecruit{mf}
reclutamientodraft, conscription (system of forcing people to serve in the military){f}
reclutarto hire, recruit{v}
recámarabedroom{f}
recámarachamber of a gun{f}
recónditorecondite, hidden{adj}
recobrarto recover, regain{v}
recocerto anneal{v}
recocerto cook or boil again{v}
recocerto overcook{v}
recodotwist, turn, bend, elbow (notable curve of a street river etc.){m}
recogepelotasball boy, ball girl{mf}
recogerto collect; to gather; to pick up something previously left behind{v}
recogidacollection (activity of collecting){f}
recogidaharvest{f}
recogidapickup{f}
recoleccióncollecting{f}
recoleccióngathering{f}
recolecciónharvesting{f}
recolectarto collect{v}
recolectorcollector{m}
recolectorharvester, picker{m}
recolector furtivopoacher{n} [gathering]
recolocaciónrecollocation{f}
recombianciónrecombination{f}
recombinaciónrecombination{f}
recombinanterecombinant{adj}
recomendablerecommendable{adj}
recomendaciónrecommendation{f}
recomendarto recommend{v}
recomenzarto recommence{v}
recompensaindemnification{f}
recompensareward{f}
recompensarto indemnify{v}
recompensarto pay{v}
recompensarto recompense{v}
recompensarto reward{v}
recomponerTo mend, put back together, fix back{v}
recomprarepurchase, buyback{f}
reconciliaciónreconciliation{f}
reconciliarto reconcile{v}
reconexiónreconnexion, reconnection{f}
reconfortantecomforting{adj}
reconocerTo acknowledge{v}
reconocerTo recognize{v}
reconociblerecognizable{adj}
reconocidorecognized{adj}
reconocimientorecognition{m}
reconocimientoreconnaissance{m}
reconquistarto reconquer{v}
reconsiderarto reconsider{v}
reconstrucciónreconstruction{f}
reconstruirto reconstruct{v}
recontarto narrate{v}
recontarto recount{v}
reconvertirto reconvert{v}
recopilaciónaccumulation{f}
recopilacióncompendium{f}
recopilarto compile{v}
recordarto remember{v}
recordarto remind{v}
recordatorioreminding{adj}
recordatorioreminder{m}
recordatoriosouvenir{m}
recorrerto tour{v}
recorrerto travel{v}
recorridojourney{m}
recorridoroute{m}
recortarto reduce{v}
recorteclipping{m}
recortecut{m}
recortesnippet, scrap (cut from a newspaper or magazine){m}
recostarto lie down{vr}
recostarto lay (put in a horizontal position){v}
recíprocamentereciprocally{adv}
recíprocoreciprocal (done by each of two people towards the other){adj}
recreaciónrecreation{f}
recrearto re-create{v}
recreativorecreational{adj}
recriminarto recriminate{v}
recrudecerto break down again{v}
recrudecerto get worse{v}
rectastraight{f}
rectastraight line{f}
rectalrectal{adj}
rectangularrectangular{adj}
rectificaciónrectification{f}
rectificarto rectify{v}
rectitudrectitude{f}
rectángulorectangle{m} [geometry]
rectorectal{adj} [anatomy]
rectoright (of an angle, etc){adj} [geometry]
rectohonest, honorable, upright, righteous, just, fair{adj}
rectoliteral (of a meaning){adj}
rectostraight (of a line, etc){adj}
rectorectum{m} [anatomy]
rectorectus{m} [anatomy]
rectorgoverning, directing{adj}
rectorrector{m}
recuadrarto draw a square around. to box in{v}
recubrirto cover; to coat{vt}
recudirto come back{v}
recudirto pay{v}
recuentolooking back, or taking stock{m}
recuentorecount{m}
recuerdomemory{m}
recuerdosouvenir{m}
recuperaciónrecovery{f}
recuperaciónretrieval{f}
recuperarto recover{v}
recurrirto appeal to{v}
recurrirto call on (to request or ask something of a person){v}
recurrirto resort to{v}
recurrirto turn to{v}
recursivorecursive{adj}
recursoappeal{m} [legal]
recursooption, choice{m}
recursoresort, refuge (something or someone turned to for safety){m}
recursoresource, means{m}
recursowrit{m}
recusaciónrecusation{f}
recusarto recuse{v}
redWeb, Internet{f} [computing]
rednet, network{f}
redtrap, snare{f}
redweb, mesh{f}
redaccióndrafting (a written work){f}
redacciónediting room{f}
redactarto draft{v}
redactoreditor{m}
redadacatch{f}
redadahaul{f}
redadaraid{f}
redbancautomated teller machine{m} [Chile]
redecillahairnet{f}
redecillanetting; small net{f}
redecillareticulum{f} [zoology]
redecirto retell{v}
redefinirto redefine{v}
redenciónredemption{f}
redescubrimientorediscovery{m}
redescubrirto rediscover{v}
redilsheepfold{m}
redimirto buy back, to redeem from pawn{v}
redimirto free, to exempt{v}
redimirto ransom, to liberate{v}
redimirto redeem{v}
redimirto save from, to free from, to deliver from{v}
redimirto win back, to reconquer{v}
redirigirto redirect{v}
redoblanteside drum, snare drum{m}
redondaneighbourhood, region{f}
redondapasture{f}
redondearto round; to make round{v}
redondoround{adj}
red socialsocial network{f}
red socialsocial networking site{f}
reducciónreduction{f}
reduccionismoreductionism{m}
reducidoreduced{adj}
reducidorfence, middleman (for transactions of stolen goods){m} [Latin America]
reducidor silvestrepoacher{n}
reducirto reduce{v}
reductasareductase{f} [enzyme]
reductoredoubt{m}
reductorreductive, reducing{adj}
reductorreducing agent, reducer, reductant{m} [chemistry]
reductorreducer{m}
redundanciaredundancy{f}
redundanciatautology (expression that features tautology){f}
reelecciónreelection{f}
reeleccionistaOf or relating to a reelection{adj}
reelegirto reelect{v}
reelinareelin{f} [protein]
reembolsarto reimburse{v}
reemplazadoreplaced{adj}
reemplazarto replace{v}
reemplazarto substitute{v}
reencarnaciónreincarnation{f}
reencuentroreunion, reencounter{m}
reenviarTo forward, send on (a message){v} [computing]
reenviarto retransmit{v}
reescribirto rewrite{v}
reestructuraciónreorganizing{f}
reestructuraciónrestructuring{f}
reestructurarto restructure{v}
reexaminarto reexamine{v}
reexpedirto reissue{v}
refaccionarto repair{v}
refanfinflarto not give a shit{v} [slang, pejorative]
referenciareference{f}
referendoreferendum{m}
referentereferring (as in referente a = referring to, regarding){adj}
referentereferent{m}
referente areferring to, regarding, concerning{prep}
referirto refer to{vr}
referirto relate{v}
referirto report{v}
referirseto refer to{vr}
referéndumreferendum (diplomacy){m}
referéndumreferendum (vote){m}
refinaciónrefining{f}
refinanciarto refinance{v}
refinarto refine{v}
refineríarefinery{f}
reflaciónreflation{f} [economics]
reflejarto reflect{v}
reflejoreflection{m}
reflejoreflex{m}
reflexiónreflection{f}
reflexionarto reflect{v}
reflexionarto consider, think about, ponder{v} [used with
reflexivamentereflexively{adv}
reflexivoreflexive{adj}
reformarto reform{v}
reformatorioreformatory{m}
reformistareformist{adj}
reformistareformist{mf}
reformulaciónA reformulation{f}
reformularto reformulate{v}
reforzarto reinforce{v}
refracciónrefraction{f} [optics]
refractarto refract{v}
refranerocollection of proverbs{m}
refrenarto rein in, to contain{vt}
refrendarto endorse{v}
refreírto over fry{v}
refreírto refry{v}
refrescanterefreshing{adj}
refrescarto refresh{v}
refrescarseto cool down{v}
refrescocold drink (often soda){m}
refresco normala non-diet, 600 milliliters soft drink or soda beverage{m} [Mexico]
refrigeraciónrefrigeration{f}
refrigeradorrefrigerator{m}
refrigerantecooling, refrigerating{adj}
refrigerantecoolant{m}
refrigerarto refrigerate{v}
refránproverb{m}
refuerzoreinforcement{m}
refuerzostrengthening{m}
refuerzosupport{m}
refugiadafeminine form of refugiado{f}
refugiadorelated to refugees{adj}
refugiadorefugee{m}
refugiarto shelter{v}
refugiarsereflexive form of refugiar{vr}
refugioa refuge{m}
refugiosafety{m}
refulgenciarefulgence{f}
refulgenterefulgent, radiant{adj}
refundirto revise, to rewrite{v}
refunfuñarto grumble{v}
refutableSomething that can be refuted{adj}
refutaciónrefutation{f}
refutarto refute{v}
regañarto gripe, complain, whine{vi}
regañarto scold{vt}
regaderawatering can{f}
regalarTo give, to hand over{v}
regalarTo regale, entertain{v}
regalitodiminutive form of regalo{m}
regalizliquorice{m}
regalónindulged, pampered{adj}
regalónprefered, favorite person or animal{adj}
regalónfavorite, darling (indulged person){m}
regalopresent, gift{m}
regalonearto caress{v} [Chile]
regalonearto pamper, indulge{v} [Chile]
regañoscolding{m}
regarto irrigate{v}
regarto scatter{v}
regarto water{v}
regasificaciónregasification{f}
regasificadorregasification (attributive){adj}
regatearto race{v} [nautical]
regatearto barter{v}
regatearto begrudge{v}
regatearto haggle over{v}
regateoact of bartering or haggling{m}
regazolap (the upper legs of a seated person){m}
regüeldobelch, burp{m}
regeneraciónregeneration{f}
regenerarto regenerate{v}
regentarto manage{v}
regidorRegidor{m}
regimientoregiment{m}
regiónregion{f}
Región Autónoma del Atlántico NorteRegión Autónoma del Atlántico Norte{prop}
Región Autónoma del Atlántico SurRegión Autónoma del Atlántico Sur{prop}
regiostupendous{adj} [Argentina, Chile, Ecuador]
regioMonterreyan, born in Monterrey, short form of regiomontano{adj} [Mexico]
regioroyal{adj}
regionalregional{adj}
regioselectividadregioselectivity{f} [chemistry]
regirTo rule, govern, be in charge of, reign{v}
registraciónregistration (the process of registering for something){f} [US]
registradorA dial, pressure gauge, thermostat, weight, speedometer, or similar control panel{m}
registradorA registrar, recorder{m}
registradorOne that registers, especially for a court, ministry, king, or documents{m}
registradorSomeone that is well versed in deciphering the various merchandise of a business{m}
registradorafeminine form of registrador{f}
registrarto check in{vr}
registrarto examine, to inspect, to search{v}
registrarto register, to record{v}
registroA registration, record{m}
registroA roll, register, logbook, log{m}
registro audiblea voice stamp{m}
reglamenstruation, period{f}
reglarule{f}
reglaruler{f}
reglamentarto establish rules for{v}
reglamentarioFixed or prearranged time{adj}
reglamentarioOf a uniform, etc. Regulation{adj}
reglamentarioStatutory{adj}
regocijadamentedelightedly{adv}
regocijadodelighted; overjoyed{adj}
regocijarto delight{v}
regocijoor by extension an action that leads to this state of mind{m}
regocijowidespread joy, jubilation{m}
regodearto be fussy{vp} [colloquial]
regodearto enjoy{vp} [colloquial]
regoldarbelch (expel gas loudly or rudely from the stomach through the mouth){v}
regresarto return{v}
regresivobackwards{adj}
regresoreturn{m}
reguerairrigation ditch{f}
regueroirrigation ditch{m}
reguerotrickle{m}
reguetónreggaeton{m}
regulableadjustable{adj}
regulaciónadjustment{f}
reguladorregulator{m}
reguladorafeminine form of regulador{f}
regularcommon, ordinary, middling, so-so{adj}
regularfair, fairly good, average{adj}
regularregular{adj} [grammar]
regularregular, steady, even{adj}
regularto adjust{v}
regularto control{v}
regularto put in order{v}
regularto regulate{v}
regularidadregularity{f}
regularmenteregularly{adv}
rehabilitaciónphysical therapy{f}
rehabilitaciónrehabilitation{f}
rehabilitaciónreinstatement{f}
rehabilitarto rehabilitate{v}
rehacerto redo{v}
rehénhostage{mf}
rehogarto fry lightly{v}
rehuirto avoid{v}
rehusarto refuse{v}
reñidoat odds, quarreled{adj}
reñidofought over{adj}
ReikiavikReykjavik{prop}
reinaqueen{f} [chess]
reinaqueen{f}
reinadoreign{m}
reinarto reign; to rule over{v}
reincidenciarecidivism{f}
reincidirto backslide{v}
reincorporarto reincorporate{v}
reiniciarto reboot{v}
reiniciarto recommence{v}
reiniciarto reset{v}
reinokingdom{m}
reinonadrag queen (slang: male homosexual){f} [slang]
Reino UnidoUnited Kingdom{prop}
reinstalarto reinstall{v}
reintegrarto refund{v}
reñirto fight{v}
reñirto quarrel{v}
reñirto scold{v}
reiteraciónreiteration{f}
reiteradamenterepeatedly{adv}
reiterarto reiterate{v}
reivindicaciónclaim, demand{f}
reivindicaciónreplevin{f} [legal]
reivindicarto demand, to claim{v}
reivindicarto replevy{v}
rejagrating, grille{f}
rejillagrating{f}
rejillagrill{f}
rejillalattice{f}
rejuvenecerto rejuvenate{v}
rejuvenecimientorejuvenation{m}
relérelay{m} [electronics]
relaciónrelation{f}
relaciónrelationship{f}
relacionadorelated{adj}
relacionarto relate{v}
relajaciónhernia{f}
relajaciónlaxity{f}
relajaciónrelaxation{f}
relajaciónrupture{f}
relajadolaid-back{adj}
relajadolax{adj}
relajadorelaxed{adj}
relajanterelaxing{adj}
relajarto relax{v}
relajoA ruckus or commotion{m}
relamidonice to an excessive degree; overnice{adj}
relampaguearto flash (from lightning, etc){vi} [impersonal]
relatarto relate{v}
relatarto report{v}
relatarto tell{v}
relativamenterelatively{adv}
relatividadrelativity{f}
relativorelative, comparative{adj}
relatoreport{m}
relatostory{m}
releerto re-read{v}
relegarto relegate (banish){v}
relevanciarelevance{f}
relevantesignificant, important{adj}
relevarto take over for{v}
relevorelay{m} [athletics]
relevorelief (from duty, watch){m}
relicarioreliquary{m}
relieverelief (protrusion){m}
religiónreligion{f}
religiosamentereligiously{adv}
religiosoreligious{adj}
relincharto whinny, to neigh{v}
relinchitodiminutive form of relincho whinny{m}
relinchoneigh{m}
reliquiarelic{f}
reliquiavestige{f}
rellanolanding (of a staircase){m}
rellenarto pad, to stuff{v}
rellenarto refill{v}
rellenostuffed{adj}
rellenostuffing{m}
relámpagoflash, glance, sparkle{m}
relámpagolightning, bolt{m}
relojclock{m}
relojwatch, wristwatch{m}
reloj atómicoatomic clock{n}
reloj de aguawater clock{m}
reloj de arenahourglass (literally, "clock of sand"){m}
reloj de bolsillopocket watch{m}
reloj de cucocuckoo clock{m}
reloj de pulserawristwatch{m}
reloj de solsundial{m}
reloj despertadoralarm clock{m}
relojeríaclockmaking{f}
relojeríaclock shop{f}
relojeroclockmaker{m}
reloj solarsundial{m}
relucienteshiny, incandescent, glossy{adj}
relucirto glisten{v}
relumbrarto shine{v}
reúmarheumatism{m} [pathology]
remacharto smash{v} [tennis]
remacharto rivet{v}
remaduroover-ripe{adj}
remanenteremaining{adj}
remanenteremainder{m}
remangarto roll up (sleeves){v}
remansobackwater, still water (area of stagnant water){m}
remansoquiet place{m}
remarto paddle{v}
remarcarto reiterate, stress, emphasise{v}
remarcarto remark{v}
remarcarTo re-mark{v}
rematableauctionable, able to yield profit{adj}
rematadorauctioneer{m}
rematarbuy at an auction{v}
rematarto perish{vr}
rematarto complete{v}
rematarto end, bring to an end, terminate{v}
rematarto finish off{v}
rematarto sell at an auction{v}
remateA culmination{m}
remateA finishing off or killing{m}
remateAn end. A tip. A crown{m}
remateAn ornamental finish{m}
remateA shot, or a smash{m} [sport]
remateThe highest bid in an auction{m}
remedarto mimic{v}
remediaciónremediation{f}
remediarto remedy{v}
remedioamendment (alteration or change for the better){m}
remediomedicine{m}
remedioremedy, solution{m}
Remediosfemale given name{prop}
rememorarto reminisce{v}
remendarto improve, patch, mend, repair, patch up{v}
remerafeminine form of remero{f}
remeraT-shirt{m} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay]
remeraremex{m} [zoology]
remerooarsman{m}
remesaa shipment, or consignment of goods{f}
remesaremittance of money{f}
remiendofix, quick fix{m}
remiendopatch (for clothing){m}
remiendopatch (on the skin of animals){m}
remilgadamenteprimly, delicately{adv}
remilgoprimness{m}
remirarto look at again{v}
remisiónremission{f}
remitentesender (someone who sends){mf}
remitirto refer{v}
remitirto remit{v}
remitirto send, transfer{v}
remooar, paddle{m}
remodelaciónremodeling, renovation{f}
remodelarto remodel{v}
remojarto steep, to soak{v}
remolachabeet (Beta vulgaris){f}
remolachamangelwurzel{f}
remolachared beet{f}
remolachasugar beet{f}
remolcarto tow, take in tow{v}
remoldearto remold{v}
remolinovortex, whirlpool, cowlick, windmill{m}
remolonearto laze about{v}
remolquetowing{m}
remontaa re-mount, a fresh horse to ride on{f}
remontasupply of saddle horses (from Southwestern U.S.){f}
remontadoA Northern Philippine's tribesman{m}
remontadoRe-mounted, gone back to the hills or mountains (said of someone who has returned to the wild and left civilization.){m}
remontarto elevate{v}
remontarto frighten away{v}
remontarto overcome{v}
remontarto repair{v}
remontarseto date back (to){v}
remorderto feel guilty, remorse{v}
remordimientoremorse, prick{m}
remotamentedistantly{adv}
remotamenteremotely{adv}
remotoremote, far-flung, (at a distance){adj}
removedorremover{m}
removerto dismiss{v}
removerto disturb, to upset{v}
removerto remove, to take away, to move{v}
removerto stir (a liquid){v}
remudaan exchange; replacement, alteration{f}
remunerarto remunerate{v}
renacerto be reborn{v}
renacimientorevival{m}
renacuajotadpole (toad or frog larva){m}
renalasarenalase{f} [protein]
Renatomale given name; René{prop}
rencorgrudge, rancour, spite{m}
rencorosoresentful; rancorous (full of rancor){adj}
rendiciónsurrender{f}
rendimientoperformance{m}
rendimientoyield{m}
rendirto make headway{vi}
rendirto vomit{vi}
rendirto surrender, give in, give up{vr}
rendirto yield, pay, submit, pass down{vt} [ditransitive]
rendirto conquer{vt}
rendirto tire, exhaust{vt}
renegadorenegade{m}
renegarto apostatize{v}
renegarto complain{v}
renegarto deny vigorously{v}
renegarto detest, abhor{v}
renegarto swear, blaspheme{v}
renegociarto renegotiate{v}
renglónline (of text or poetry){m}
renguearto limp{v}
reninarenin{f} [enzyme]
reniorhenium{m}
renoreindeer, caribou{m}
renombrerenown{m}
renovablerenewable{adj}
renovaciónrenovation, renewal{f}
renovadorrenewing, describing renewal{adj}
renovarto renovate{v}
renquearto limp{v}
rentaincome{f}
rentarent{f}
rentabilidadprofitability{f}
rentableprofitable, yielding income{adj}
rentarto rent{v}
renuenteresistant to doing something{adj}
renunciamientoresignation, abdication{m}
renunciarto renounce{v}
renunciocontradiction, lie{m} [colloquial]
renunciorevoke{m}
reoAccused of a crime{adj}
reoFound guilty of a crime{adj}
reoA turn in a game{m}
reodefendant (as in a trial){m}
reosea trout{m}
reojo{m} [only used in, de reojo]
reordenamientoreorganization{m}
reordenarTo reorganize; to restructure{v}
reorganizaciónreorganization{f}
reorganizarto reorganize{v}
reparaciónrepair, reparation{f}
repararto stop (make a halt){vi}
repararto notice, to realize, to become aware{v}
repararto repair{v}
reparodemur, demureness, objection{m}
reparorepair{m}
repartidordeliveryman{m}
repartidordistributor, dealer{m}
repartidorpaperboy{m}
repartirto deliver{v}
repartirto distribute{v}
repartirto share, give out{v}
repartoallocation{m}
repartocast{m}
repartodelivery (of something){m}
repasarto review{v}
repasoreview, revision{m}
repatriarto repatriate, return to one's country{v}
repavimentarto repave{v}
repúblicarepublic{f}
República CentroafricanaCentral African Republic (country in Central Africa){prop}
República Checathe Czech Republic{prop}
República de ChinaRepublic of China{prop}
República Democrática del CongoCongo (country){prop}
República de WeimarWeimar Republic{prop}
República DominicanaDominican Republic{prop}
República Árabe de EgiptoArab Republic of Egypt{prop}
repelenterepulsive, repelling{adj}
repelenteknow-it-all{m}
repelenterepellent{m}
repelerto repel{v}
repensarto rethink{v}
repenteattack, upsurge{m}
repentesudden movement{m}
repentinosudden{adj}
repercusiónrepercussion{f}
repercutirto echo{v}
repetibilidadrepeatability{f}
repetiblerepeatable{adj}
repeticiónrepetition{f}
repetidamenterepeatedly{adv}
repetidorepetitive{adj}
repetirto repeat oneself{vr}
repetirto repeat; to take seconds (meal){vt}
repetitividadrepetitiveness{f}
repetitivorepetitive{adj}
repicarto chop up{v}
repicarto peal, to ring{v}
repiquetearto squabble, row, tiff{vr}
repiquetearto peal, chime (of bells){v}
repiquetearto tap (a surface){v}
repiqueteochiming, ringing, pealing (of bells){m}
repiqueteotapping (on e.g. the table){m}
repisashelf, ledge, mantelpiece{f}
replantearto redefine{v}
replegarTo fall back, retreat{v}
replegarTo fold repeatedly{v}
repletoreplete; full{adj}
replicaciónreplication{f}
replicarto answer, reply, retort, rejoin{v}
replicónreplicon{m} [genetics]
repoblarto repopulate, restock, reforest{v}
repollocabbage{m}
repollo chinoChinese cabbage{m}
reponerto recover, recuperate{vr}
reponerto revive{vr}
reponerto reinstate, restore{v}
reponerto replace{vt}
reportajereport{m}
reportarto report{v}
reportearto report on{v}
reportera(female) reporter{f}
reporteroreporter{m}
reposapiésfootstool{m}
reposarto repose{v}
reposiciónrecovery of health{f}
reposiciónreplacement{f}
repositoriorepository{m}
reposorest{m}
repostarto refuel{v}
repostarto replenish{v}
repostepantry{m}
reposteríapastry shop{f}
reposteropastry chef{m}
repreguntacross-examination{f} [legal]
repreguntarto cross-examine{v}
reprehenderto reprehend, to reprimand{v}
reprehensiblereprehensible{adj}
reprehensiónreprehension{f}
reprenderto reprimand{v}
reprendientereprimanding{adj}
reprensiblereprehensible{adj}
reprensiónreprehension{f}
reprensorreprehender; one who reprehends{m}
represadam{f}
represadamming{f}
represarepression{f}
represaliareprisal{f}
represarto dam{v}
representablerepresentable{adj}
representaciónrepresentation{f}
representadorrepresenting{adj}
representanterepresentative{mf}
representarto represent{v}
representativorepresentative{adj}
represiónrepression{m}
represivorepressive{adj}
reprimendareprimand{f}
reprimirto control oneself{vr}
reprimirto repress{vt}
reprobablereprovable, reproachable{adj}
reprobaciónfailure{f}
reprobaciónreprobation, reproval{f}
reprobarto flunk, to fail (to pass an exam, curse etc.){v} [Latin America]
reprobarto condemn, disapprove{v}
reprochablereproachable{adj}
reprocharto reproach{v}
reprochereproach{m}
reproducciónreproduction{f}
reproducibilidadreproducibility{f}
reproducirto reproduce{v}
reproducirseto reproduce{vr}
reproductivoreproductive{adj}
reproductorreproductive{adj}
reptarto challenge someone{v}
reptarto crawl{v}
reptarto creep{v}
reptarto slither{v}
reptilreptilian{adj}
reptilreptile (a cold-blooded vertebrate){m}
reptilianidadreptilianness{f}
reptilianoreptilian{adj}
republicanismorepublicanism{m}
republicanorepublican{adj}
republicanoRepublican{adj}
republicanoRepublican{m}
repudiarto repudiate{v}
repuestospare part{m}
repugnanciarepugnancy, disgust{f}
repugnantedisgusting{adj}
repugnanterepugnant{adj}
repugnarto disgust{v}
repujarto emboss{v}
repulsiónrepulsion{f}
repulsivorepulsive{adj} [physics]
repulsivorepulsive, gross{adj}
repuntarto recover, rebound{v}
repunterecovery{m} [economics]
reputaciónreputation{f}
reputarto deem{v}
requebrarto flatter, compliment{v}
requeridorequired, needed{adj}
requerirTo ask for, send for, call for{v}
requerirTo require, need{v}
requesónricotta{m}
requetebiénvery well, wonderfully, masterfully{adv} [colloquial]
requiebroflattering comment{m}
requintorequinto; a smaller, higher-pitched version of another instrument{m} [musical instruments]
requintoMusic played with these instruments{m}
requintoriff, solo, run{m} [music]
requisarto requisition{v}
requisitorequired, requisite{adj}
requisitorequirement{m}
reírto laugh{v}
reírse(reflexive form of reír) to laugh{vr}
reírse a carcajadasto laugh out loud, to be in stitches{v} [colloquial]
resbeef{f}
reshead of quadrupedal cattle or game{f}
resbovine animal{f} [Latin America]
resaberto know completely or thoroughly{v}
resacaredraft, redrawing{f} [commerce]
resacahangover (illness caused by a previous bout of heavy drinking){f}
resacadry stream bed{f} [Mexico, US]
resacasilt deposit{f}
resacaundertow, surf, backwash (outgoing wave){f}
resaltadorhighlighter{m}
resaltarto emphasize{v}
resarcimientocompensation{m}
resarcirTo repay{vt}
resbaladizoslippery{adj}
resbalarto slide{v}
resbalónlatch (of a door){m}
resbalónslip, skid{m}
resbalónslip-up{m}
resbalosoflirtatious{adj} [Mexico]
resbalososlippery{adj}
rescatarto rescue{v}
rescaterescue{m}
rescatistarescuer{mf}
rescindirto rescind{v}
rescolderaheartburn{f} [pathology]
rescoldoembers{m}
reseñareview{f}
reseñasketch, outline{f}
reseñarto make a sketch, outline{v}
reseñarto review{v}
resecarto resect{v} [surgery]
resecarto desiccate{v}
resemblarto be similar, resemble{v} [obsolete]
resentidoresentful, bitter (person){adj}
resentimientoresentment{m}
reservaa reserve{f}
reservareservation in the sense of an arrangement by which accommodation or transport arrangements are secured in advance{f}
reservaciónreservation{f}
reservadodiscrete{adj}
reservadoprivate{adj}
reservadoreserved{adj}
reservarto book{v}
reservarto conceal, to keep secret{v}
reservarto exempt, to exonerate{v}
reservarto put aside, to set aside{v}
reservarto put off, to postpone{v}
reservarto reserve, to keep, to save{v}
resfriadoA cold{m}
resfriadoThe flu{m}
resfriarto cool, chill, grow cold{v}
resfríocold (illness){m}
resguardarto safeguard{v}
resguardarseto safeguard oneself{v}
residenciaresidence{f}
residencialresidentiary, residential{adj}
residenteresiding, domiciled, living, resident{adj}
residenteresident{m}
residirto live in; to reside{v}
residualresidual{adj}
residuoremainder{m}
residuoresidue{m}
residuo radiactivoradioactive waste{m}
resignaciónresignation{f}
resignarto resign{v}
resinaresin{f}
resinosoresinous{adj}
resistenciaresistance{f}
resistentestrong, tough, resistant{adj}
resistirto resist{v}
resistividadresistivity{f}
resmaream (quantity of paper){f}
resollarto snort, gasp{v}
resoluciónresolution{f}
resolverto decide{v}
resolverto solve{v}
resonanciaimpact{f}
resonanciaresonance{f}
resonanteresonant{adj}
resonarto echo{v}
resonarto resonate{v}
resondrarto tell off{v} [Peru, colloquial]
resoplarto puff and pant{vi}
resoplarto snort{vi}
resorberto resorb{v}
resorcinoresorcinol, resorcin{m} [organic compound]
resortespring (device made of flexible material){m}
respaldarto support{v}
respaldobackup{m}
respaldosupport{m}
respectabilidadrespectability{f}
respectarto respect{v}
respectivamenterespectively{adv}
respectivorespective{adj}
respectorelationship{m}
respetableconsiderable{adj}
respetablerespectable{adj}
respetarto respect{v}
respetorespect{m}
respetuosamenterespectfully{adv}
respetuosorespectful{adj}
respingarto dig in one's heels{v} [colloquial]
respingarto ride up, hike up (clothes){v} [colloquial]
respingarto buck, balk (of an animal){v}
respingostart (jump){m}
respiraciónbreath{f}
respiraciónrespiration{f}
respiraderovent{m}
respiradorrespirator{m}
respiradorsnorkel{m}
respirarto breathe{v}
respiratoriorespiratory, breathing{adj}
respirobreath{m}
resplandecerto shine brightly, glitter, glow, be resplendant{v}
resplandecientebright; radiant; dazzling{adj}
resplandorsheen{m}
responderto answer, to reply{v}
responsabilidadresponsibility{f}
responsableanswerable{adj}
responsableresponsible{adj}
respuestareply, response, answer{f}
resquebrajarto crack{v}
resquiciocleft, crack, slit, crevice (thin long opening){m}
resquicioopportunity, chance{m} [colloquial]
resquiciothe opening between the door and doorjamb{m}
resquiciorest, remainder{m} [Venezuela]
resquiciotrace{m} [Venezuela]
restasubtraction{f}
restablecerrecover{v}
restablecerrestore{v}
restablecimientoreset, reestablishment{m}
restallarto crack{v}
restallarto crackle{v}
restanteremaining (residual){adj}
restanteremnant (small portion remaining of a larger thing or group){m}
restarto remain{vi}
restarto subtract, to reduce, to deduct{vt}
restauraciónrestoration (political){f}
restauraciónrestoration, reconstruction{f}
restauradorestored{adj}
restauranterestaurant{m}
restaurarto restore{v}
restituirrestore, bring back, return{v}
restorest, remainder{m}
restoránrestaurant{m}
restregarto rub in (irritatingly make a point){v} [colloquial, figuratively]
restregarto scour, rub hard, scrub{v}
restricciónconstraint{f}
restricciónrestriction{f}
restringidorestricted{adj}
restringirto constrain{v}
restringirto restrict{v}
restructuraciónrestructuring{f}
restructurarto restructure{v}
resucitarto resuscitate{v}
resueltamentedecidedly{adv}
resueltodetermined{adj}
resueltosolved{adj}
resultadoresult{m}
resultarto result{v}
resumenrésumé, curriculum vitae{m}
resumensummary, abstract{m}
resumirto summarize{v}
resurgimientoresurgence, reemergence{m}
resurrecciónresurrection{f}
resveratrolresveratrol{m} [organic compound]
retablotableau{m}
retadorchallenging{adj}
retadordefiant{m}
retaguardiarearguard{f}
RetalhuleuA department of Guatemala{prop}
retamaSpanish broom, Spartium junceum{f} [plants]
retarto defy, challenge{v}
retarto scold, reprimand{v}
retardarto retard{v}
retículo endoplasmáticoendoplasmic reticulum{m} [cytology]
reteñirto redye; to dye again{v}
retenciónretention{f}
retenerto catch{v}
retenerto hold{v}
retenerto hold back{v}
retenerto retain, keep{v}
reticenciareticence, reluctance{f}
reticentereticent, reluctant{adj}
retinaretina{f}
retinoblastomaretinoblastoma{f} [oncology]
retinopexiaretinopexy{f} [surgery]
retiradawithdrawal{f}
retiradowithdrawn{adj}
retirarto remove{v}
retirarto withdraw{v}
retirarseto retreat{v}
retochallenge, dare{m}
retoñarto reappear{v}
retoñarto sprout, bud{v}
retomarto retake{v}
retoqueretouching; touch up{m}
retorcerto squirm, to wriggle, to writhe{v}
retorcerto twist{v}
retorcerto wring{v}
retorcidokinky{adj}
retorcidotwisted{adj}
retornarto return{v}
retornoreturn{m}
retortaretort (flask used in distillation){f} [chemistry]
retozarto become aroused{v}
retozarto frolic, to cavort{v}
retraducirto re-translate{v}
retraerto withdraw, to retract (something){v}
retraerseto withdraw (oneself), to shrink back{v}
retransmitirto broadcast{vt} [Spain]
retransmitirto retransmit, to rebroadcast{vt}
retrasadodelayed, retarded{adj}
retrasadoretarded, moronic, dumb{adj}
retrasarto delay{v}
retrasodelay{m}
retratarto portray{v}
retratoportrait{m}
retretetoilet{m}
retribuciónpayment{f}
retribuciónretribution{f}
retóricarhetoric{f}
retóricorhetorical{adj}
retroacciónfeedback (signal that is looped back to control a system within itself){f} [technical]
retroactivamenteretroactively{adv}
retroalimentaciónfeedback{f}
retrocederto recoil{vi}
retrocederto retreat, go back{vi}
retrocesobacktrack{m}
retrocesorecoil{m}
retrocesoretreat{m}
retroproyectoroverhead projector{m}
retrospectivaretrospective{f}
retrospectivamentein retrospect{adv}
retrovisorrear-view mirror{m}
retumbarto resound{v}
reumarheumatism{m} [pathology]
reumáticorheumatic{adj}
reunidogathered{adj}
reunificaciónreunification (act of process of reunifying){f}
reunificarto reunify{v}
reuniónmeeting{f}
reunirto gather, to bring together, assemble, collect, get together{v}
reunirto join, unite{v}
reunirto reunite{v}
reunirsereflexive form of reunir To meet{vr}
reusarto recycle{v}
reusarto reuse{v}
reutilizarto reutilize{v}
revalidarto confirm{v}
revancharematch, return game{f}
revancharevenge{f}
revelacióninsight{f}
revelaciónrevelation{f}
revelaciónunveiling{f}
reveladophotographic processing, development{m}
revelarto develop photographic film{v}
revelarto reveal{v}
revenderto resell{v}
revenirto return, revert{vi}
revenirto go bad, spoil, turn sour (of food){vp}
revenirto shrink, reduce{vp}
revenirseFor baking products, to make bland and rubbery from humidity or heat{v}
reventaresale{f}
reventarto annoy; hack off{v} [colloquial]
reventarto burst (into){v} [colloquial]
reventarto die (to do something){v} [colloquial]
reventarto wear out; knacker{v} [colloquial]
reventarto burst, explode, blow up, break{v}
reventarto have anal sex{v} [vulgar] [Spain]
reventóna cultivar of maize, whose seeds are used for popcorn{m}
reventónburst{m}
reventónparty (social gathering){m}
reverberaciónreverberation{f}
reverberarto reverberate{v}
reverenciareverence{f}
reverenciarto revere{v}
reverendoreverend{adj}
reversarto reverse{v}
reversiblereversible{adj}
revertirto revert{v}
revestimientocoating{m}
revestimientocovering{m}
revestimientopanelling{m}
revestirto decorate{v}
revisarto revise{v}
revisiónrevision{f}
revistamagazine{f}
revistarto review, look over{v}
revivirto revive{v}
revólverrevolver{m}
revocarto revoke{v}
revolcarto know down, floor{v}
revolcarto revolt{v}
revolcarto roll around, roll over{v}
revolcónroll in the hay{m} [colloquial]
revolcóntumble{m}
revolotearto revolve around{v}
revoltijojumble, mess, mishmash{m}
revoluciónrevolution (act of revolving){f}
revoluciónrevolution (political/social){f}
revolucionarto revolutionize{v}
revolucionariafeminine form of revolucionario{f}
revolucionariorevolutionary{adj}
revolucionariorevolutionary{m}
revolverto consider, to turn over, to ponder{v}
revolverto disturb, to stir up, to upset{v}
revolverto jumble up, to disarrange{v}
revolverto stir, to mix{v}
revolverto swing around{v}
revolverto turn 360 degrees, to revolve{v}
revolverto turn over, to poke about, to rummage around in{v}
revolverto wrap, to wrap up{v}
revésback, reverse side{m}
revésbackhand{m} [tennis]
revéswrong side{m}
revuelocommotion{m}
revuelofluttering{m}
revueltarevolt{f}
revueltoagitated{adj}
revueltodisordered, mixed, in a mess{adj}
revueltoscrambled (eggs){adj}
reyking{m} [chess]
reyking{m}
ReyesSpanish surname{prop}
Reyes Magoswise men, Magi{prop}
rezagadostraggler{m}
rezagarto lag behind; fall behind{vr}
rezagarTo leave behind{v}
rezarto pray{vi}
rezoprayer{m}
rezumantewet, humid{adj}
RFAabbreviation of República Federal de Alemania (Federal Republic of Germany){prop}
ráfagaburst or volley of gunfire{f}
ráfagacloud{f}
ráfagasudden flash (of light){f}
ráfagasudden gust (of wind){f}
rígidamenterigidly{adv}
rígidorigid{adj}
régimenregime{m}
rígor mortisrigor mortis{m}
rhorho; the Greek letter Ρ, ρ{f}
Rhode IslandRhode Island{prop}
riñafight, struggle{f}
riachuelosmall stream, rivulet{m}
RiadRiyadh (capital of Saudi Arabia){prop}
riadaflood{f}
riada(sudden) overflow of a river watercourse{f}
RibadesellaRibadesella{prop}
riberabank{f}
ribetearto bind, to trim{v}
ribetearto border, to edge{v}
ribonucleasaribonuclease{f} [enzyme]
ribonucleicoribonucleic{adj}
ribosaribose{f} [carbohydrates]
ribosómicoribosomic{adj}
ribosomaribosome{m} [cytology]
ribosomalribosomal{adj}
ribulosaribulose{f} [organic compound, carbohydrates]
ricamenterichly{adv}
Ricardafemale given name, the feminine form of Ricardo ( Richard ){prop}
Ricardomale given name, equivalent to Richard{prop}
rickrolearalternative spelling of rickrollear{v}
rickrollearto rickroll{v}
ricoluxurious{adj}
ricorich{adj}
ricotasty{adj}
RicoA masculine nickname for Ricardo{prop}
ridículoridiculous{adj}
ridículoridicule, ridiculousness, laughableness (ridiculous situation){m}
ridiculezridiculousness{f}
ridiculizarto ridicule, laugh at, mock{v}
riegoirrigation{m}
rielingot, bar{m}
rielrail, track (railroad, tram, hardware){m}
riendarein{f}
riesgochance; risk; the possibility of harm or an unfavorable outcome from random chance{m}
riesgosorisky, dangerous{adj}
rifalottery, raffle{f}
rifarto raffle off, draw lots{v}
riflerifle{m}
rifle de aireair rifle{m}
rigidezrigidity{f}
rigodónrigadoon{m}
rigorrigour{m}
riguafood similar to a tortilla often made out of corn{f} [El Salvador]
rigurosorigorous{adj}
rimaconsonance{f}
rimaheap, pile{f}
rima(plural) poems, poetry{f}
rimarhyme{f}
rimarto rhyme{v}
rimbombanteFlashy; showy; bombastic; ostentatious or overblown{adj}
rimbombanteLoud, thundering, echoing{adj}
riñónkidney{m}
riñónkidney ore, hematite{m}
RinRhine{prop}
rincónbit, end{m}
rincóncorner (inside), angle{m}
rincónhaven, retreat{m}
rincónnook, cosy corner{m}
rincónpatch, small piece (of land){m}
ringarto injure the hips or loin{vtr}
rino-rhino{prefix}
rinoceronterhinoceros{m}
rinoceronte blancowhite rhinoceros{m}
rinoceronte de JavaJavan rhinoceros{m}
rinoceronte de SumatraSumatran rhinoceros{m}
rinoceronte indioIndian rhinoceros{m}
rinoceronte lanudowoolly rhinoceros{m}
rinoceronte negroblack rhinoceros{m}
rinoplastiarhinoplasty{f} [surgery]
riojanoOf or relating to La Rioja{adj}
ripeadoripped (data storage){adj}
riquezawealth{f}
riqueza culturalcultural wealth (the collection of arts, architecture, etc. that help to define the culture of a region){f}
riquísimosuperlative form of rico{adj}
risaA laugh{f}
risiblerisible, laughable{adj}
risotadaguffaw{f}
ritmorhythm{m}
ritorite, ritual{m}
ritualritual{adj}
ritualrite{m}
rivaladverse, rival{adj}
rivalrival{mf}
rivalidadrivalry{f}
rivalizarto compete{v}
RivasRivas{prop}
RiveraSpanish surname{prop}
rizadocorrugated, wrinkled{adj}
rizadocurly{adj}
rizadoripply{adj}
rizadocurliness, curls{m}
rizadoshirring{m} [sewing]
rizarto curl, crinkle, crisp{v}
rizoA highlight{n} [cosmetology]
rizoiderhizoid{m} [botany]
rizomarhizome{f}
RizosSpanish surname from Greek{prop}
rímelmascara{m}
rémoraburden, difficulty{f}
rémoraremora (fish){f}
rúnicorunic{adj}
ríoriver{m}
rorho; the Greek letter Ρ, ρ{f}
robfruit syrup{m}
robabancosbank robber{m}
robacochescarjacker{m}
robadostolen{adj}
robaloEuropean seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax){m}
robalosnook (fish of genus Centropomus){m}
robarto rob{v}
robautoscar thief{m}
Robertomale given name, cognate to Robert. Female equivalent: Roberta{prop}
robleoak{m}
roblestrength{m}
roblestrong object or person{m}
RoblesSpanish surname{prop}
roblizorobust{adj}
roblizostrong{adj}
roborobbery{m}
robotrobot{m}
robreobsolete form of roble{m}
robóticarobotics{f}
rocarock{f}
rocallarocaille, rococo{f}
rocallarocks, pebbles; rockery{f}
rocecontact{m}
rocerubbing{m}
rociarto spray{v}
rociarto sprinkle, spatter{v}
rockrock (music style){m}
rock pesadoheavy metal{n}
rocín(horse) nag{m}
rocíodew (moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc){m}
rocíoquaff, chug{m}
rocíospray{m}
rocíosprinkle, shower (brief, light rain){m}
Rocíofemale given name{prop}
rocolajukebox, nickelodeon{f} [Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Venezuela]
rocosorocky (full of, or abounding in rocks){adj}
rocotorocoto{m}
rodaballoturbot{m}
rodajaa circular slice{f}
rodajeshooting (of a film){m}
rodarto roll, rotate{vt} [ambitransitive]
rodarto film{vt}
RodasRhodes (city){prop}
RodasRhodes (island){prop}
rodearto round up{v}
rodearto surround{v}
rodelerorodelero{m} [history, military]
rodeodetour{m}
rodeorodeo{m}
rodeoroundabout{m}
RodesiaRhodesia{prop}
rodesianoRhodesian{adj}
rodesianoRhodesian{m}
rodillaknee{f}
rodillerakneepad{f}
rodilleraknee patch{f}
rodilleroknee{adj} [attributive]
rodilloinking roller, platen{m}
rodilloroller{m}
rodillorolling pin{m}
rodiorhodium{m}
rodocrositarhodochrosite{f}
Rodolfomale given name, cognate to Rudolph{prop}
rodopsinarhodopsin{f} [protein]
RodrígezCommon misspelling of Rodríguez{prop}
RodríguezSpanish surname{prop}
Rodrigomale given name, cognate to English Roderick{prop}
roedorrodent{m}
roentgenioroentgenium{m}
roerTo gnaw{v}
roerTo pick at{v}
roerTo wear down{v}
rogarto beg{v}
Rogeliomale given name, cognate to Roger{prop}
RojasSpanish surname{prop}
rojiblancaA supporter, player or coach of Athletic Bilbao{mf} [soccer]
rojiblancaA supporter, player or coach of Atlético Madrid{mf} [soccer]
rojiblancaA supporter, player or coach of Real Sporting de Gijón{mf} [soccer]
rojizoreddish{adj}
rojoHaving the colour red{adj}
rojoThe colour red{m}
rolrole{m}
rollitodiminutive form of rollo{m}
rollito de primaveraspring roll{m}
rolloaffair{m}
rolloboring talk{m}
rollocoil{m}
rollofuckbuddy{m}
rollofuck, shag{m}
rollononsense, tosh{m}
rolloreel{m}
rolloroll{m}
roloblind{m}
RomaRome{prop}
romanafeminine form of romano{f}
romanceRomance{adj}
romancenovel{m}
romanceromance, love affair{m}
romancearto translate into a Romance language{v}
romanizaciónromanization{f}
romanizarto romanize{vt}
romanoRoman (from or native to the city or empire of Rome){adj}
romanoRoman (pertaining to Rome or the Romans){adj}
romanoa Roman{m}
Roma no se hizo en un díaRome wasn't built in a day{proverb}
romanzarto translate into a Romance language{v}
rombencéfalohindbrain{m}
rombencéfalorhombencephalon{m}
romborhombus{m} [geometry]
rombododecaedrorhombic dodecahedron{m} [geometry]
romboidalrhomboidal{adj} [geometry]
romboiderhomboid{m} [geometry]
romerorosemary{m}
RomeroSpanish surname{prop}
románicoRomance{adj}
románticoromantic{adj}
romoblunt{adj}
rompecabezasA puzzle{m}
rompecorazonesheartbreaker{m}
rompehielosicebreaker{m}
rompeolasbreakwater (construction in or around a harbour){m}
romperto break{v}
romperto break up, terminate (a relationship, friendship etc.){v}
romper el hieloto break the ice{v} [idiomatic]
romperse la cabezato rack one's brain{v} [idiomatic]
rompopeA traditional, eggnog-like Mexican drink made with eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla flavoring{m} [Mexico]
ronrum{m}
roncarto snore{v}
RoncesvallesA village in Aragon, Spain, in the Pyrenees, traditionally the site of the death of Roland in the Chanson de Roland.{prop}
RoncesvallesSpanish surname{prop}
ronchawheal, weal{f} [medical]
roncohoarse, croaky{adj}
roncooink, growl, bark, snarl{m}
rondaround{f}
rondarto patrol{v}
ronquidosnore{m}
ronronearto purr{v}
ronroneopurr{m}
ronzarto crunch, munch{v}
roñosoavaricious{adj}
roñosofilthy{adj}
roñosomean{adj}
roñososcabby{adj}
ropaclothing, clothes{f}
ropa interiorunderwear{f}
ropavejerafeminine form of ropavejero{f}
ropavejeroragman{m}
ropa viejaropa vieja{f}
roperocloset (for cloth){m}
roperowardrobe{m}
roquerook{m} [chess]
roqueroRelated to rock music{adj}
roquerorocker (someone passionate about rock music){m}
rorcualrorqual (whale){m}
RíosSpanish surname{prop}
rosaa rose{f}
rosacolour pink{f}
Rosafemale given name, cognate to Rose{prop}
rosadopink{adj}
rosadorosé{adj}
rosalrose (shrub){m}
Rosalíafemale given name, cognate to English Rosalie{prop}
Río San JuanRío San Juan{prop}
rosariorosary{m}
Rosariofemale given name{prop}
rosbifroast beef{m}
roscadoughnut, bagel{f}
roscadoughnut-shaped object{f}
roscascrew thread{f}
rosetónrose window (circular window){m}
rosquilladoughnut{f}
rostralrostral{adj} [anatomy]
rostroface{m}
rotaciónrotation{f}
rotacionalcurl{m} [mathematics]
rotacismorhotacism{m}
rotarto spin{v}
rotobroken{adj}
rotocorrupt, rotten{adj}
rotorascal{adj}
rotondarotunda{f}
rotondaroundabout{f}
rotuladormarker, felt-tip (pen){m}
rotularto entitle{v}
rotularto label, tag (especially with a rótulo){v}
rotundamenteemphatically{adv}
rotundocomplete, precise{adj}
rotundoemphatic{adj}
rotundoresounding (success){adj}
rotundorotund{adj}
rotundorotunda{adj}
roturabreakage{f}
roturarupture{f}
roturadoraroad plow, rototiller, rotavator{f}
roturarTo plow, rototill, rotovate{v}
Roxanafemale given name{prop}
RoxanaRoxana, the wife of Alexander{prop}
rozabrushing, scrubbing{f}
rozadurascratch{f}
rozadurascratchmark{f}
rozamientofriction{m}
rozamientorubbing{m}
rozarto clear or scrape land{v}
rozarto graze{v}
rápelrappelling{m}
rápidamenterapidly, quickly{adv}
rápidorapid, quick{adj}
rápidorapidly, quickly{adv}
réplicaaftershock{f}
réplicareplica{f}
réplicareply{f}
réplicaretort (sharp or witty response){f}
ráppelrappelling{m}
réptilreptilian{adj}
réptilreptile (a cold-blooded vertebrate){m}
RRHHrecursos humanos - HR (human resources){initialism}
RSS de ArmeniaArmenian SSR{prop}
RSS de AzerbaiyánAzerbaijan SSR{prop}
rústicocrude, clumsy{adj}
rústicorustic{adj}
rústicorustic{m}
rítmicorhythmic{adj}
rótulakneecap, patella{f} [anatomy]
rótuloheading{m}
rótulolabel{m}
rótulosign{m}
RuandaRwanda{prop}
ruandésRwandan{adj}
ruandésRwandan{m}
rubíruby (gem){m}
rubiafeminine form of rubio , blonde{f}
rubidiorubidium{m}
rubioblond{adj}
rubioa blond (or blonde) person{m}
rubiogurnard (fish){m}
rubloruble{m}
Rubénmale given name{prop}
RubénReuben (Biblical character and tribe){prop}
rubéolarubella{f}
rudarue (plant){f}
rudamentetactlessly{adv}
rudimentariorudimentary{adj}
rudorude, rough, crude, rugged{adj}
ruedawheel{f}
rueda de ChicagoFerris wheel{n}
rueda de la fortunaFerris wheel{n}
rueda del ratónMouse wheel{f} [computing]
rueda de prensapress conference, news conference{f}
rueda FerrisFerris wheel{n}
rueda moscovitaFerris wheel{n}
ruedohem of a garment{m}
rufiánpimp, panderer{m}
rufiánvillain, ruffian{m}
rugirto bellow{v}
rugirto roar{v}
rugirto rumble{v}
ruibarborhubarb (any plant of the genus Rheum){m}
ruidonoise{m}
ruidosound{m}
ruidosamenteloudly, noisily{adv}
ruidosoloud, noisy{adj}
ruinadecline, downfall{f}
ruina(plural) ruins{f}
ruinaruin, decay, wreck (also figurative){f}
ruinarto destroy, ruin{v}
ruindadsmallness, lowliness{f}
ruindadvileness, despicableness{f}
ruinosodilapidated{adj}
ruinosoruinous, disastrous (of a negotion){adj}
ruiseñornightingale{m}
ruiseñor bastardoCetti's warbler, a small bird{m}
rularto chuck, pass, lob{v} [colloquial]
rularto go round{v}
ruletaroulette{f}
rumanafeminine form of rumano{f}
RumaníaRomania (south-eastern European country){prop}
RumaniaRomania{prop}
rumanoRomanian (from or native to Romania){adj}
rumanoRomanian (pertaining to Romania){adj}
rumanoa Romanian person{m}
rumanothe Romanian language{prop}
rumbarumba (Cuban dance){f}
rumbearto party{v} [Cuba, Guatemala, Hunduras, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela]
rumbearto dance rumba{v} [Cuba]
rumbocourse{m}
rumboheading, bearing{m}
rumbosolavish, generous{adj}
rumbosopompous{adj}
rumianteruminant{adj}
rumianteruminant{m}
rumiarto ponder, to ruminate{v}
rumormurmur{m}
rumorrumor{m}
rumorarto rumor{v} [Latin America]
rumorearto rumble{vi}
rumorearto rumor{vp}
RuánRouen (a city in France){prop}
runarune{f}
runaman{m} [colloquial, in Quechua communities]
runorunic{adj} [rare]
runrúnhumming, hum{m}
rupestre(of or pertaining to a) cave{adj}
rupiarupee{f}
rupturabreaking-off{f}
rupturarupture{f}
ruralrural{adj}
rusafeminine form of ruso{f}
RusiaRussia{prop}
rusoRussian{adj}
rusoRussian person{m}
ruso-Russo-{prefix}
rusoRussian language{prop}
rusticidadcoarseness{f}
rusticidadcrudeness{f}
rusticidadrusticity{f}
rutahighway{f}
rutaroute{f}
ruta fijafixed route{n}
rutenioruthenium{m}
Ruthfemale given name{prop}
rutherfordiorutherfordium{m}
rutiloroach (fish){m}
rutilorutile (mineral){m}
rutinaroutine{f}
rutinarioroutine{adj}

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