usage note
To talk about being thirsty in Spanish, use the phrase "tener sed". Ex. "Yo tengo sed." - "I am thirsty."
feminine noun
1. (desire for fluids) 
a. thirst 
El vampiro tiene una sed de sangre mortal.The vampire has an deadly thirst for blood.
2. (desire to possess) 
a. yearn 
Los estudiantes tienen sed de conocimiento.The students yearn for knowledge.
1. (general) 
a. thirst 
las palomitas dan sedpopcorn makes you thirsty
tener sedto be thirsty
2. (fig) 
sed dethirst for
sed de conocimientosthirst for knowledge
tener sed de venganzato be thirsty for revenge
1 (ganas de beber) thirst
apagar o saciar la sed to quench one's thirst; tener (mucha) sed to be (very) thirsty; sed inextinguible o insaciable unquenchable thirst
2 (Agr) drought; dryness
3 (ansia) thirst;de for; craving;de for
tener sed de to thirst o be thirsty for; crave
Phrases with "sed"
Here are the most popular phrases with "sed." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
tienes sed 
you're thirsty 
¿Tienes sed? 
Are you thirsty? 
tener sed 
to be thirsty 
tengo sed 
I am thirsty 
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