Detailed Translations for be from English to Spanish


to be verb (is, was, being)

  1. to be (reside; dwell; hang out)
  2. to be (shape; model; form; mould)
  3. to be
    – have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) 1

Conjugations for be:

  1. am
  2. are
  3. is
  4. are
  5. are
  6. are
simple past
  1. was
  2. were
  3. was
  4. were
  5. were
  6. were
present perfect
  1. have been
  2. have been
  3. has been
  4. have been
  5. have been
  6. have been
past continuous
  1. was being
  2. were being
  3. was being
  4. were being
  5. were being
  6. were being
  1. shall be
  2. will be
  3. will be
  4. shall be
  5. will be
  6. will be
continuous present
  1. am being
  2. are being
  3. is being
  4. are being
  5. are being
  6. are being
  1. be
  2. be
  3. be
  4. be
  5. be
  6. be
  1. be
  2. let's be!
  3. been
  4. are
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for be:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
dar forma be; form; model; mould; shape form; give shape; knead; massage; model; mould; shape
elaborar be; form; model; mould; shape alter; blossom; change; clearly define; construct; create; define; demarcate; develop; fabricate; fence; fence in; fence off; fill out; grow in size; interchange; invent; make; manufacture; map out; mark out; outline; produce; switch; take care; trace out; transform; treat; unfold; vary
encontrarse be; dwell; hang out; reside assemble; be situated; be somewhere; come across; come together; discover; enjoin; find; forgather; get together; join; learn; lie; meet; meet each other; see each other; to gather; visit
estar be; dwell; hang out; reside be present; be situated; be there; lie; sojourn; sojourn somewhere
formar be; form; model; mould; shape adjust; appoint; arrange; conceptualise; conceptualize; construct; create; design; educate; establish; form; initiate; instal; install; institute; invent; knead; lead up; learn; make; manufacture; massage; model; mould; outvote; prepare; put together; reject; school; set; shape; start off; teach; train; tutor; vote down
hallarse be; dwell; hang out; reside be established; be somewhere; have one's seat; reside
modelar be; form; model; mould; shape form; knead; massage; model; mould; shape
- comprise; constitute; cost; embody; equal; exist; find myself; follow; live; make up; personify; represent
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- spend one's time; turn out

Synonyms for "be":

Antonyms for "be":

Related Definitions for "be":

  1. spend or use time1
    • I may be an hour1
  2. work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function1
    • He is a herpetologist1
    • She is our resident philosopher1
  3. have an existence, be extant1
  4. have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)1
    • John is rich1
    • This is not a good answer1
  5. have life, be alive1
    • Our great leader is no more1
  6. be identical to; be someone or something1
    • The president of the company is John Smith1
    • This is my house1
  7. form or compose1
    • This money is my only income1
    • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance1
    • These constitute my entire belonging1
    • This sum represents my entire income for a year1
    • These few men comprise his entire army1
  8. occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere1
    • Where is my umbrella?1
    • The toolshed is in the back1
    • What is behind this behavior?1
  9. be identical or equivalent to1
  10. represent, as of a character on stage1
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet1
  11. be priced at1
  12. to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form1
    • let her be1
  13. happen, occur, take place1
    • I lost my wallet; this was during the visit to my parents' house1
    • There were two hundred people at his funeral1
    • There was a lot of noise in the kitchen1

Wiktionary Translations for be:

  1. used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like
  2. used to form the continuous forms of various tenses
  3. used to form the passive voice
  4. used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase
  5. used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it
  6. used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominative
  7. used to indicate that the subject and object are the same
  8. elliptical form of "be here", or similar
  9. exist
  10. occur, take place
  11. occupy a place

Cross Translation:
be orar; rezar bidden — in gebed zijn, een godheid iets vragen
be ser; convenir; convertirse; devenir; volverse worden — (hulpwerkwoord) vormt de lijdende vorm
be ser zijn — bestaan
be ser; estar zijn — zich bevinden.
be ser; estar zijn — gelijk zijn aan.
be ser; estar zijn — tot de groep behoren van
be carecer entbehren — K|intrans.|geh.|mG etwas für notwendig, vorteilhaft, passend, angenehm Erachtetes als fehlend, mangelnd empfinden; nicht besitzen
be ser esseVollverb: sein, vorhanden sein, existieren
be haber geben — (in Verbindung mit es) existieren, da sein
be sonar; decir lauten — aus den genannten Worten bestehen, den Wortlaut haben
be estar; ser sein — Kopula, die dem Subjekt ein logisches Prädikat zuordnet
be estar; ser seinzusammen mit einer Ortsangabe: sich am genannten Ort befinden
be estar; desavenidos uneinsauf eine Person bezogen: sich nicht entscheiden könnend; Zweifel habend
be aceptar la responsabilidad; de; algo; asumir la responsabilidad verantwortlich zeichnenAmtssprache, verantwortlich zeichnen für etwas: die übertragene Verantwortung ausübend seine Unterschrift unter etwas setzen
be llevarse; ser; experto; en; algo verstehen — (reflexiv) ohne Streitigkeiten mit jemandem auskommen, eine gute persönliche Beziehung zu jemandem haben
be ser; estar être — Verbe

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