1. (clothing) 
a. el botón (M) 
I can't believe you don't know how to sew a button on a shirt!¡No me puedo creer que no sepas coser un botón de una camisa!
2. (machine part) 
a. el botón (M) 
Press the start button.Pulsa el botón de inicio.
3. (badge) (United States) 
The volunteers all wore buttons with the candidate's name on them.Todos los voluntarios llevaban puestas insignias con el nombre del candidato.
b. la chapa (F) 
Be careful with that button. It has a sharp pin on the back.Ten cuidado con esa chapa. Tiene un alfiler puntiagudo en la parte posterior.
transitive verb
4. (to fasten with buttons) 
a. abrochar 
I can't button my jeans! I think I've put on some weight.¡No me puedo abrochar los vaqueros! Creo que he ganado algo de peso.
b. abotonar 
Cariño, ¿me ayudas abotonar este vestido?Honey, would you help me button this dress?
intransitive verb
5. (to fasten with buttons) 
This coat buttons in front. There are four buttons, and a belt.Este abrigo se abrocha por delante. Tiene cuatro botones y un cinturón.
1. (on shirt, machine) 
a. el botón (M) 
button mushroomchampiñón m
2. (badge) (United States) 
a. la chapa (F) 
transitive verb
3. (shirt) 
a. abotonar 
to button one's shirtabotonarse la camisa
4. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
button it!¡cierra el pico!
button [ˈbʌtn]
1 (on garment, machine) botón (m)
on the button [+arrive] en punto; (absolutely exact) exacto
to press or push the right button dar en la tecla
Buchanan pushed all the right buttons, appealing to Maher's loyalty and to his guilt For all his cleverness, for all his ruthlessness, el jefe was a child to be manipulated once you knew the right buttons to push
2 (US) (badge) insignia (f)
The festival staff wear buttons saying `Ask me for help."
Buttons especially (Britain) (in hotel) botones (m)
transitive verb
(also button up) abrochar; abotonar
to button one's lip no decir ni mu (informal)
intransitive verb
it buttons in front se abrocha por delante
button mushroom (n) champiñón (m) pequeño
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