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alta

high

adjective

alta
feminine noun
1. (del hospital)
  • alta (médica) -> discharge
  • dar de alta a alguien, dar el alta a alguien -> to discharge somebody (from hospital)
2. membership (en una asociación)
  • darse de alta (en) -> to become a member (of)
  • dar de alta a alguien -> to enroll somebody; to connect somebody (en teléfono, Internet)

alta [ahl’-tah]
noun
1. Orders to active duty. (Military) (f)
2. Discharge (de un hospital). (f)
3. New member. (f)
  • Dar de alta -> to discharge, to release
  • Darse de alta -> to join, to become a member
  • Ser alta -> (Mil.) to go on active duty
  • Alta densida -> (Inform), high density
adjective
1. High, elevated; alto (cosa) Es una montaña alta, it is a high mountain.
  • Alta mar -> (Naut.) High seas
2. Tall (persona).
  • Es un hombre alto -> he’s a tall man
3. Arduous, difficult. (Metaphorical)
4. Eminent. (Metaphorical)
5. Enormous.
6. Deep.
7. Late: applied to movable feasts.
  • Altas por abril son las pascuas -> Easter falls late in April

alta
1 (Med) (also alta médica) certificate of discharge
dar a algn el alta (médica) dar de alta a algn to discharge sb
2 (en club, organismo) membership
solicitó el alta en el club de golf he applied for membership of the golf club; he applied to be a member of the golf club; solicité el alta de la línea telefónica I applied for a phone line
causar alta darse de alta to join
doce nuevos miembros han causado alta twelve new members have joined; darse de alta en la empresa to join the company; nos dimos de alta en la Seguridad Social we registered with Social Security
3 (Jur)
dar una propiedad de alta to register a property at the Land Registry
4 (Mil)
dar a algn de alta to pass sb (as) fit

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