Apagar in English | Spanish to English Translation
transitive verb
1. to put out (fuego, incendio); to switch off (luz); to extinguish (vela); to turn o switch off (aparato)
  • apagar el fuego de la cocina to turn o switch off the cooker
  • “por favor apaguen sus cigarrillos” “please extinguish your cigarettes”
2. to quench (sed); to get rid of (dolor); to soften (color); to muffle (sonido)
pronominal verb
1. to go out (fuego, vela, luz)
  • tarda un par de minutos en apagarse it takes a couple of minutes to switch itself off (aparato)
2. to be quenched (sed); to die down (dolor, rencor); to fade (color); to die away (sonido); to become dull (brillo); to die, to be extinguished (ilusión)
transitive verb
1 [+fuego, vela, cerilla] to put out; (soplando) to blow out
apagó el cigarrillo en el cenicero he put out o stubbed out his cigarette in the ashtray
por favor, apaguen sus cigarrillos please extinguish all cigarettes
(entonces) apaga y vámonos let's forget it (then)
si después de este consejo vas a seguir haciendo lo que te de la gana, entonces apaga y vámonos
2 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) to turn off; switch off
apaga la luz/tele turn o switch the light/TV off; apagó el motor y salió del coche she switched off the engine and got out of the car; apagar el sistema (Informática) to close o shut down the system
3 [+sed] to quench
4 [+ira] to calm; [+rencor] to pacify
5 [+dolor] to take away; soothe
6 [+sonido] to muffle; deaden; (Música) to mute
7 [+color] to tone down; soften
8 [+cal] to slake
9 (And) (Caribe) [+arma de fuego] to empty; discharge
pronominal verb
1 [+fuego, vela] to go out; (con el viento) to blow out; [+volcán] to become extinct
2 [+luz] to go out; [+aparato] (automáticamente) to switch off; go off; (por avería) to stop working
el motor se apaga en caso de incendio the engine switches off if there is a fire; la tele se me apagó durante el partido the TV stopped working during the match
3 [+ira, rencor] to subside; die away
su entusiasmo se apagó con los años his enthusiasm died away o subsided over the years
4 [+sonido] to die away
5 [+persona] to fade (away)
su vida se apaga his life is coming to an end o ebbing away; su mirada se apagó con los años the light went out of her eyes over the years
Verb Conjugations for apagar
Gerund: apagando
Participle: apagado,apago
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
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