Quick answer
"Control" is a noun which is often translated as "el control", and "delete" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "borrar". Learn more about the difference between "control" and "delete" below.
control(
kuhn
-
trol
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (power)
a. el control
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The rebels now had control of the city.Los rebeldes ya tenían el control de la ciudad.
2. (ability to restrain)
a. el control
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Perdió el control del vehículo.He lost control of the vehicle.
3. (regulation)
a. el control
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's a new law on gun control.Hay una nueva ley sobre el control de armas.
4. (button, switch)
a. el control
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Where's the volume control?¿Dónde está el control del volumen?
b. el botón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The brightness control is on the side.El botón del brillo está al costado.
5. (mastery)
a. el control
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That soccer player has great ball control.Ese jugador de fútbol tiene un excelente control del balón.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to have power over)
a. controlar
The director controls the whole company.El director controla toda la empresa.
7. (to restrain)
a. controlar
The teacher didn't seem able to control her class.Parecía que la profesora no podía controlar la clase.
8. (to regulate)
a. controlar
We have introduced a series of measures to control expenditure.Hemos introducido una serie de medidas para controlar los gastos.
b. regular
This button controls the temperature.Este botón regula la temperatura.
9. (to operate)
a. controlar
The pilot could no longer control the plane.El piloto ya no podía controlar el avión.
10. (to control oneself)
a. controlarse
You must learn to control yourself!¡Tienes que aprender a controlarte!
controls
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
11. (devices that control a vehicle or machine)
a. los mandos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The controls in an airplane seem very complicated. I think the pilot has a difficult job.Los mandos de un avión parecen muy complicados. Creo que el piloto tiene un trabajo difícil.
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delete(
dih
-
lit
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to remove)
a. borrar
Don't worry. We've deleted your name from the article.No te preocupes, hemos borrado tu nombre del artículo.
b. eliminar
The editor suggested the writer delete some paragraphs.El editor le sugirió al escritor eliminar algunos párrafos.
c. tachar
Can you check and then delete any incorrect information on the form?¿Puedes revisar y tachar cualquier información incorrecta en la solicitud?
d. suprimir
You should delete the second "and." It's repetitive.Deberías suprimir la segunda "y"; es redundante.
2. (computing)
a. borrar
I'm going to delete all the photos from my computer because they take up too much space.Voy a borrar todas las fotos de mi computadora porque ocupan demasiado espacio.
b. eliminar
There are several programs I don't use anymore. How do I delete them?Hay varios programas que ya no uso. ¿Cómo los elimino?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (computing)
a. la tecla de borrado
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After selecting the relevant files, press delete.Tras seleccionar los archivos correspondientes, pulsa la tecla de borrado.
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