Translation of undo in Spanish:


desabrochar, v.

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈduː//ˌənˈdu/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (buckle/jacket/button) desabrochar
    (zipper) abrir
    (parcel/knot) desatar
    (parcel/knot) deshacer
    (shoelaces) desatar
    (shoelaces) desamarrar Latin America River Plate
    (knitting/seam) deshacer
  • 2

    • 2.1(put right)

      (wrong) reparar
      (wrong) enmendar
      the damage cannot be undone el daño es irreparable
      • Now they are trying to undo some of the damage at the very last minute, with rushed legislation.
      • Even the most effective memory enhancer can't undo the damage resulting from a careless lifestyle or uncontrolled medical conditions.
      • It will be difficult or impossible to undo the damage by means of a retrospective external inquiry.
      • As for the Johnson brothers, the damage can never be undone.
      • After erasing the logo I could see her clearly, but it took a while for her to be convinced that the damage had been undone.
      • Their work may be undone as a result of the popular will.
      • The Indian government team lost a lot of ground and successive efforts were devoted to undoing some of this damage.
      • Mr Foxman accepted the apology, but many predict it will be difficult to undo the damage.
      • No matter how many millions of pounds are spent on Blackburn town centre the damage cannot be undone and the shopkeepers are paying the price in loss of trade.
      • But I am delighted to know that Hollywood, of all places, has now undone much of the damage.
      • The Democrats are strongly opposed to the measures that undo many of the agreements that were struck during the original diesel package in 1999.
      • Another benefit is that any spell can be un-cast, any effect can be undone.
      • Once a course of action is settled on it is so difficult to undo the momentum of the action and its direction.
      • To date, nothing has been discovered to undo the previous UVR damage to the skin.
      • Even if Labour lost the referendum, there would be time for the damage to be undone before the 2005 general election.
      • One solution is to seek experiences that could undo or reverse the patterns of experience that could have created the unwanted preference.
      • The act can never be undone; the damage to the victim is residual and permanent.
      • Your father's success in foreign policy was quickly undone by discontent on domestic policies and a bad economy.
      • But there is a lot of damage to be undone, a lot of low-income families in serious debt, and the package focuses on rewarding those children with parents in work.
      • But this time, it has more to do with rectifying or even undoing some of the damage that resulted from the last international economic movement.

    • 2.2(cancel out)


intransitive verb

  • 1

    the knot won't undo es imposible desatar / deshacer el nudo