Translation of bereave in Spanish:


Pronunciation /bɪˈriːv//bəˈriv/

transitive verb


  • 1

    to bereave sb of sth despojar a algn de algo
  • 2past tense, past participle bereaved

    (by death)
    he'd been bereaved of his wife había perdido a su mujer
    • We wish to express our sincere condolences to all in our community who were bereaved during the year.
    • During the American occupation, she visited orphans, bereaved families and war veterans.
    • He is the one who has to deal with shocked witnesses, and break the news to bereaved relatives.
    • David was always available to counsel bereaved relatives and set up a bereavement counselling service.
    • In this heartland of rice paddies and small towns, family means a lot and sympathy for the recently bereaved even more.
    • Rather, bereaved families would take comfort from the belief that their son or daughter died for a greater cause.
    • There is so little we can do to comfort bereaved families but on this occasion all that could be done was done.
    • The entire village is in sombre mood, with thoughts turning to the families left bereaved.
    • He offered condolences to all who had been bereaved and thanked all who had helped out in any way during the year.
    • I know of one who was bereaved and had friends and family speeding to offer their support.
    • The new booklet is dedicated to individuals and families who have been bereaved by suicide.
    • A lot of people I'm encountering lately seem to have been recently bereaved.
    • Votes of sympathy were extended to all the members who were recently bereaved.
    • For the survivors and relatives of the bereaved the nightmare goes on.
    • Soon after this ordeal, Richard was bereaved by the death of his prematurely worn-out father.
    • This is a new charity that was set up by two families who were bereaved by suicide.
    • The event, held each December, blesses the tree at the funeral home and invites bereaved families to tie a card on to it.
    • The immediate response to such human tragedy must be empathy with the pain of those injured and the grief of those bereaved.
    • Many families have been bereaved following the deaths of men doing an honest day's work.
    • Candles will be lit and put on the altar by a representative from each family who have been bereaved.