Skip to search.

Spanish Dictionary: translation of alto


Reference
Dictionary
Encyclopedia
Thesaurus
World Factbook

 
Search Spanish Dictionary:

Houghton Mifflin

audio al·to -ta

adj.
  1. high
    montañas altas high mountains
  2. (estatura) tall
    una mujer alta a tall woman
  3. upper
    piso alto upper floor
  4. loud
    en voz alta in a loud voice
  5. (crecido) swollen
    río alto swollen river
  6. (elevado) lofty
    altos ideales lofty ideals
  7. (grave) high, serious
    alta traición high treason
  8. geography Upper
  9. figurative (caro) high
    precio alto high price

Idioms:
alta atmósfera
upper atmosphere
alta cocina
haute cuisine
alta costura
haute couture
alta fidelidad
high fidelity
alta frecuencia
high frequency
alto horno
blast furnace
alta mar
high seas
alto relieve
high relief
alta sociedad
high society
altas horas
late hours
altos y bajos
ups and downs
en alto
on high
m.
  1. (altura) height, elevation
  2. (colina) hill
  3. music alto
  4. military halt, stop
  5. America pile, heap

Idioms:
altos
America upper floor
de alto
high
seis pies de alto six feet high
de lo alto
from on high, from above
hacer alto
to stop, come to a stop
hacer alto a
military to halt, stop (someone)
f.
see alta
adv.
  1. (arriba) up high, above
  2. (en voz fuerte) aloud, loudly

Idiom:
pasar por alto
to overlook, omit
interj.
military halt!, stop!

Idiom:
¡alto al fuego!
cease fire!
Inflected Forms: alta - adje
altas - adje
altos - adje
altos - masc

Visit our partner's site
Provided by Houghton Mifflin
eReference eReference -- Download this interactive reference software to your desktop computer