Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
translate /træns'leit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • dịch, phiên dịch
      • to translate an English book into Vietnamese: dịch một quyển sách tiếng Anh sang tiếng Việt
    • chuyển sang, biến thành
      • to translate emotion into action: biến tình cảm thành hành động
      • to translate dream into reality: biến ước mơ thành hiện thực
      • to translate opetry into music: chuyển thơ thành nhạc, phổ nhạc thành thơ
      • to translate Lenin's teachings into reality: thực hiện lời dạy của Lê-nin
    • giải thích, coi là
      • kindly translate: xin ông vui lòng giải thích rõ cho ý ông muốn nói
      • do not translate my hesitation as ill-will: xin anh đừng coi sự do dự của tôi là thiếu thiện chí
    • thuyên chuyển (một vị giám mục) sang địa phận khác
    • truyền lại, truyền đạt lại (bức điện)
    • (toán học); (kỹ thuật) cho tịnh tiến
Concise Dictionary
+restate (words) from one language into another language
+change from one form or medium into another
+make sense of a language
+bring to a certain spiritual state
+change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation
+be equivalent in effect
+be translatable, or be translatable in a certain way
+subject to movement in which every part of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point on the body
+express, as in simple and less technical language
+determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA

Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 ~ (sth) (from sth) (into sth)
~ sth (as sth) to express the meaning of speech or writing in a different language: [VN] He translated the letter into English. + Her books have been translated into 24 languages. + 'Suisse' had been wrongly translated as 'Sweden'. + Can you help me translate this legal jargon into plain English? + [V] I don't speak Greek so Dina offered to translate for me. + My work involves translating from German.
2 [V] ~ (as sth) to be changed from one language to another: Most poetry does not translate well. + The Welsh name translates as 'Land's End'.
3 ~ (sth) (into sth) to change sth, or to be changed, into a different form: [VN] It's time to translate words into action. + [V] I hope all the hard work will translate into profits. + Most attempts to translate Shakespeare to the small screen (= television) are not successful.
4 ~ (sth) (as sth) to understand sth in a particular way or give sth a particular meaning: [VN] the various words and gestures that we translate as love [also V]
Collocation Dictionary

1 change sth from one language to another


‘Tiramisu’ literally translates as ‘pull-me-up’.
| accurately, correctly | freely, loosely, roughly | generally, normally, usually | variously
a Greek word variously translated as ‘summit’, ‘top’ and ‘finishing stroke’


attempt to, try to | be difficult to
This word is difficult to translate.


The word ‘sensus’ can be translated as ‘feeling’.
| for
I don't speak Italian?can you translate for me?
| from
The book has been translated from the Japanese by Livia Yamaguchi.
| into
an expression that is difficult to translate into English


widely translated
The novel has been widely translated.

2 change into a different form


directly | effectively | easily | automatically
Teacher expectations do not automatically translate themselves into student results.


attempt to, try to
trying to translate the theory into simple concepts
| be difficult to


A small increase in local spending will translate into a big rise in council tax.


translate sth into action/practice
attempting to translate these ideas into action

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