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3 Translation results for swell in Spanish

verb | noun | adjective

swell verb

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swelled, has swollen, is swelling, swells
aumentar, crecer
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Wrapping a sprained ankle will help prevent it from swelling.

Example sentences of
swell verb

  • Her broken ankle swelled badly.
  • Heavy rains swelled the river.
  • The population has swelled in recent years.
  • The economy is swelling at an annual rate of five percent.
  • Immigrants have swelled the population.

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swell noun

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oleaje (del mar)

Example sentences of
swell noun

  • The storm has brought high winds and heavy swells along the coast.
  • the swell of a pregnant woman's belly
  • a swell in the population
  • the swell of the music

swell adjective

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(anticuado, argot, EE.UU.) grandioso, formidable, magnífico, estupendo; genial, bárbaro

Example sentences of
swell adjective

  • That was a swell party.
  • what a swell time we had at the country club dance

Reverse translation for swell

aumentar  - to rise, to increase, to grow, to increase, to raise 
crecer  - to grow, to increase 
oleaje  (del mar) - waves 
grandioso  (anticuado, argot, EE.UU.)
formidable  - formidable, tremendous, fantastic, terrific 
magnífico  - magnificent, splendid 
estupendo  - stupendous, marvelous 
genial  - genial, pleasant, brilliant, fantastic, terrific 
bárbaro  - barbarous, wild, uncivilized, great, fantastic 
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