Translation of wreathe in Spanish:


adornar, v.

Pronunciation /riːð//rið/

transitive verb


  • 1

    (adorn, garland)
    the emperor's brow was wreathed with laurels el emperador llevaba una corona de laurel(es)
    • the mountains were wreathed in mist las montañas estaban envueltas en bruma
    • In the boughs of the trees more cupids are wreathing flowers and fruit.
    • Dried flowers wreathed around a small silver-hilted dagger carved into the shape of a dragon, and several tarot cards showed their faces next to it.
    • In a bower in the Duke of Normandy’s garden at Bayeux Princess Adela and her maidens are singing and wreathing flowers.
    • She climbed upon its back, wreathing flowers around its horns.
    • One plant had wreathed itself round a statue of Vertumnus, which was thus quite veiled and shrouded in a drapery of hanging foliage, so happily arranged that it might have served a sculptor for a study.
  • 2

    (ribbons/flowers) entretejer
    roses wreathed into a garland una guirnalda de rosas (entretejidas)

intransitive verb

  • 1

    mist wreathed among the ruins las ruinas estaban envueltas en bruma