Detailed Translations for center from English to Spanish


center [the ~] noun, American

  1. the center (point of interest; accent; prime; )
  2. the center (city centre; centre; town centre; main centre; city center)
  3. the center (nucleus; pivot; nexus; )
  4. the center (centre)
    el centro; el núcleo; el corazón de una cosa

center verb

  1. center
    – To align objects or text around a point located in the middle of a line, page, or other defined area; in effect, to position items an equal distance from each margin or border. 1

Translation Matrix for center:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
centro center; centre bastion; fortification; fortress; funny farm; heart; home; inner; loony bin; madhouse; mental home; mental hospital; mental institution; middle; nucleus; nut-house; pivot; stronghold; ticker
centro de la ciudad center; centre; city center; city centre; main centre; town centre
corazón de una cosa center; central point; centre; hub; nexus; nucleus; pivot
epicentro center; central point; centre; hub; nexus; nucleus; pivot
núcleo center; centre core; heart; inner; kernel; middle; nucleus; pith; pivot
punto de interés accent; center; central point; centre; hub; point of interest; prime accent; point of interest
punto esencial center; central point; centre; hub; nexus; nucleus; pivot main issue; main point; main thing; prominent
- center field; center of attention; centerfield; centre; centre of attention; core; essence; eye; gist; heart; heart and soul; inwardness; kernel; mall; middle; midpoint; nerve center; nerve centre; plaza; shopping center; shopping centre; shopping mall; snapper; substance
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
centrar center
- center on; centre; concentrate; concentrate on; focus; focus on; pore; revolve about; revolve around; rivet
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- centre; halfway; middle; midway
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- central part; centre

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Antonyms for "center":

Related Definitions for "center":

  1. equally distant from the extremes2
  2. of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually2
  3. a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game2
  4. (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play2
    • it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback2
  5. the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game2
  6. a building dedicated to a particular activity2
    • they were raising money to build a new center for research2
  7. the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher2
    • he hit the ball to deep center2
  8. mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace2
  9. a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process2
    • in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere2
  10. the object upon which interest and attention focuses2
    • his stories made him the center of the party2
  11. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience2
  12. the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering2
  13. politically moderate persons; centrists2
  14. the middle of a military or naval formation2
    • they had to reinforce the center2
  15. a place where some particular activity is concentrated2
    • they received messages from several centers2
  16. a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure2
  17. an area that is approximately central within some larger region2
    • it is in the center of town2
  18. (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback2
    • the center fumbled the handoff2
  19. (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team2
  20. (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team2
  21. direct one's attention on something2
  22. move into the center2
    • That vase in the picture is not centered2
  23. center upon2
    • Her entire attention centered on her children2
  24. To align objects or text around a point located in the middle of a line, page, or other defined area; in effect, to position items an equal distance from each margin or border.1

Wiktionary Translations for center:

  1. cause something to have a value midway between extremes
  2. concentrate on
  3. cause to occupy the center
  1. centre forward in icehockey
  2. basketball player who plays closest to the basket
  3. topic of particular importance in a given context
  4. place where a function or activity occurs
  5. point in the interior of figure with mean coordinates
  6. point equidistant from all points on the surface of a sphere
  7. point equidistant from all points on the perimeter of a circle
  8. point on a line midway between the ends

Cross Translation:
center centro middelpunt — van een cirkel of bol is het punt dat tot alle punten op de omtrek dezelfde afstand heeft
center centro centrum — middelpunt
center centro Mitte — Nähere Umgebung von [1]
center medio MitteKurzform für: Mittelpunkt, Zentrum
center centrocampista MittelfeldspielerSport, speziell Mannschaftssport: Spieler, der beim Fußball das Spiel der eigenen Mannschaft im Mittelfeld ordnet und lenkt
center centro Zentrum — die Mitte, der Mittelpunkt eines zweidimensionalen oder dreidimensionalen Gegenstandes, einer Figur, einer Fläche
center centro Zentrum — zentrale oder wichtige Einrichtung einer Institution oder Organisation
center centro centre — Point qui, dans un cercle ou une sphère, est à égale distance de tous les points de la circonférence de ce cercle ou de la surface de cette sphère.
center ciudad; población; urbe citéville, surtout quand on vouloir en faire ressortir l’importance.

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