Translation of start up in Spanish:

start up

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1

      start

    • 1.2(begin business)

      empezar

    • 1.3(begin activity)

      (music/siren) empezar a sonar
      (band) empezar a tocar
      if I mention my lumbago, she starts up about her arthritis cada vez que menciono mi lumbago, ella empieza con su artritis
      • they've started up again, those two upstairs ya están otra vez esos dos de arriba

  • 2

    • 2.1

      (car/engine/machinery) arrancar
      (machinery/car/engine) poner en marcha
      (machinery/engine/car) hacer partir Chile

    • 2.2

      (business) montar
      (business) poner en marcha

    • 2.3

      (conversation) entablar
      (discussion) empezar