English-Spanish translation of situation

Translation of the word situation from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

situation in Spanish

generalnoun situación [f], caso [m]
  politicsnoun situación [f]
  positionnoun posición [f], situación [f]
  circumstancesnoun circunstancia [f], condición [f], situación [f]
Synonyms for situation
Derived terms of situation
Examples with translation
The situation is worse than we believed.
If I were in your situation, I would do the same thing.
The situation is growing serious.
The situation has come to the point where we either sink or swim.
The man extricated Ellie from a dangerous situation.
The situation is beyond my grasp.
This means that our perception of any situation depends only partly on sensory signals being received at that time.
I'm far from happy about this situation.
I know the situation is very difficult for us.
According to this magazine, the economic situation in Japan is getting worse year by year.
I wish you would tell me what I ought to do in this difficult situation.
This rule isn't suited to the present situation.
What should they do in this situation?
This tie is not suitable for a situation like this.
In a situation like this, there is nothing for it but to give in.
Your detailed explanation of the situation has let me see the light.
Can you describe the situation you were in?
I will explain the situation to you later on.
The international situation is becoming grave.
We have to take advantage of this situation.
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Definitions of situation
1. situation - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
  state the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
  absurd, the absurd a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless; "The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus
  acceptance the act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"
  new ballgame, ballgame a particular situation that is radically different from the preceding situation; "HDTV looks the same but it's really a whole new ballgame"
  challenge a demand by a sentry for a password or identification
  childlessness the condition of being without offspring
  complication the act or process of complicating
  crowding a situation in which people or things are crowded together; "he didn't like the crowding on the beach"
  disequilibrium loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others
  element the most favorable environment for a plant or animal; "water is the element of fishes"
  environment the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"
  equilibrium a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head
  exclusion the state of being excluded
  fish bowl, fishbowl, goldfish bowl a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
  hotbed a bed of earth covered with glass and heated by rotting manure to promote the growth of plants
  inclusion the act of including
  intestacy the situation of being or dying without a legally valid will
  picture, scene a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
  prison, prison house a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
  rejection the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection"
  size of it, size the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing); "he wears a size 13 shoe"
  square one the situation in which you begin an endeavor and to which you return if your efforts fail; "the police are now back at square one after having arrested and released 27 men"; "she has tried to diet but always ends up back at square one"
  status quo the existing state of affairs
  thing a separate and self-contained entity
2. situation - a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"
  difficulty the quality of being difficult; "they agreed about the difficulty of the climb"
  conflict of interest a situation in which a public official's decisions are influenced by the official's personal interests
  crisis a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something; "after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better"
  crunch the sound of something crunching; "he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path"
  hornet's nest, hornets' nest a highly contentious or hazardous situation; "talk of invading Iraq stirred up a political hornets' nest"
  hot potato a difficult situation; "he dropped the topic like a hot potato"
  how-d'ye-do, how-do-you-do an awkward situation; "that's a fine how-d'ye-do"
  embroilment, imbroglio a very embarrassing misunderstanding
  mexican standoff a situation in which no one can emerge as a clear winner
  nightmare, incubus a terrifying or deeply upsetting dream
  no-win situation a situation in which a favorable outcome is impossible; you are bound to lose whatever you do
  strait, straits, pass a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
  purgatory (theology) in Roman Catholic theology the place where those who have died in a state of grace undergo limited torment to expiate their sins
  swamp low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
  ticking bomb, time bomb a bomb that has a detonating mechanism that can be set to go off at a particular time
  tinderbox a box for holding tinder
  urgency pressing importance requiring speedy action; "the urgency of his need"
  deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"
  quicksand a pit filled with loose wet sand into which objects are sucked down
3. situation - a condition or position in which you find yourself; "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation"
  status, condition the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
  shoes, place an abstract mental location; "he has a special place in my thoughts"; "a place in my heart"; "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"
  poverty trap a situation in which an increase in income results in a loss of benefits so that you are no better off
  soup liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  stymie, stymy a thwarting and distressing situation
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