scramble

Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
scramble(
skrahm
-
buhl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to encrypt)
a. codificar
The spies scrambled their signal so it couldn't be intercepted.Los espías codificaron la señal para que no se pudiera interceptar.
b. cifrar
She scrambled the message using a code sheet.Cifró el mensaje utilizando una hoja de código.
2. (culinary)
a. revolver
I scrambled some eggs, potatoes, and onions for breakfast.Revolví huevos, papa y cebolla para desayunar.
3. (to launch quickly)
a. hacer despegar con urgencia
The airforce scrambled a fighter squadron to defend the city.La fuerza aérea hizo despegar con urgencia un escuadrón de combate para defender la ciudad.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to move with difficulty; used with "up")
a. subir gateando
They scrambled up the steep hill.Subieron gateando la colina empinada.
5. (to move with difficulty; used with "down")
a. bajar con dificultad
The climbers scrambled down the snowy mountain.Los escaladores bajaron con dificultad la montaña nevada.
6. (to move with difficulty; used with "out")
a. salir con dificultad
The crabs scrambled out of the rocks when the tide rose.Los cangrejos salieron con dificultad de entre las rocas cuando subió la marea.
7. (to move with difficulty; used with "through")
a. abrirse paso con dificultad
We scrambled through the mall, desperately trying to find the perfect gifts.Nos abrimos paso con dificultad por el centro comercial, intentando desesperadamente encontrar los regalos perfectos.
8. (to jostle; used with "for")
a. luchar
The beggars scrambled for the coins the people threw in the air after the wedding.Los mendigos lucharon por las monedas que la gente lanzó al aire después de la boda.
b. pelearse
The shoppers scrambled for the computers being sold at 80% off.Los compradores se pelearon por las computadoras que se vendían con un descuento del 80%.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
9. (chaotic rush)
a. la desbandada
(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).
(F)
Right after the explosion, there was a scramble for the door.Justo después de la explosión, hubo una desbandada hacia la puerta.
b. el barullo
(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).
(M)
Getting to the subway an hour early and missing the scramble is awesome.Llegar al metro una hora antes y evitar el barullo es genial.
10. (struggle)
a. la lucha
(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).
(F)
There was a scramble to buy concert tickets before they sold out.Hubo una lucha para comprar los boletos del concierto antes de que se agotaran.
11. (climb)
a. la subida
(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).
(F)
After the scramble to the top of the waterfall, we sat and enjoyed the view.Después de la subida a la cima de la catarata, nos sentamos a disfrutar la vista.
12. (sports) (United Kingdom)
a. la carrera de motocross
(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).
(F)
Bobby is going to ride his new motorcycle in a scramble this weekend.Bobby va a andar en su motocicleta nueva en una carrera de motocross este fin de semana.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
scramble
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (rush)
a. la desbandada
(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).
(F)
2. (struggle)
a. la lucha
(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).
(F)
it was a short scramble to the toppara alcanzar la cumbre había que trepar un poco
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (telephone)
a. codificar (signal)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a.
to scramble for somethingluchar por algo
to scramble up a hilltrepar por una colina
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
scramble [ˈskræmbl]
intransitive verb
1
to scramble up/down subir gateando/bajar con dificultad; to scramble out salir con dificultad; we scrambled through the hedge nos abrimos paso con dificultad a través del seto; to scramble for [+coins, seats] luchar entre sí por; pelearse por; [+jobs] pelearse por
2 (Dep)
to go scrambling hacer motocross
transitive verb
1 (Cookery) revolver
scrambled eggs huevos (m) revueltos
2 (Telec) [+message] cifrar; (TV) codificar
3 [+aircraft] hacer despegar con urgencia por alarma; (por alarma)
noun
1 (rush) lucha (f); pelea (f);for por
there was a scramble for the exit/tickets there was a scramble for seats
2 (Dep) (motorcycle meeting) carrera (f) de motocross
3 (climb) subida (f); (outing) excursión (f) de montaña por terreno escabroso etc; (por terreno escabroso etc)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examples
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate to scramble using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Conjugations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
Fun and interactive
Easy to use
Highly effective
Works on any device
el mosquitero
Hear an audio pronunciation
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS