Brotar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
brotar
intransitive verb
1. to sprout, to bud (planta)
  • ya le están brotando las flores al árbol the tree is already beginning to flower
2. to flow (agua, sangre) (suavemente); to spout (con violencia)
  • la sangre brotaba a borbotones de la herida blood was gushing from the wound
  • brotar de to well up out of
  • le brotaron las lágrimas tears welled up in her eyes
3. (esperanza, sospechas, pasiones)
  • entre los dos brotó una profunda amistad a deep friendship sprang up between them
  • brotaron sospechas de que hubiera habido un fraude suspicions of fraud started to emerge
4. (en la piel)
  • le brotó un sarpullido he broke out in a rash
brotarse
pronominal verb
1. to come out in a rash (salir sarpullidos) (Am)
brotar
intransitive verb
1 (Botánica) [+planta, semilla] to sprout; bud; [+hoja] to sprout; come out; [+flor] to come out
2 [+agua] to spring up; [+río] to rise; [+lágrimas, sangre] to well (up)
le brotaba sangre de la herida
3 (aparecer) to spring up
han brotado sectas por todos sitios sects have sprung up all over the place; las protestas populares brotaron de la crisis económica popular protest sprang from the recession; como princesa brotada de un cuento de hadas like a princess out of a fairy tale
4 (Med) (epidemia) to break out; (erupción, grano, espinilla) to appear
brotó una epidemia en el campo de refugiados
le brotaron granos por toda la cara spots appeared all over his face; he came out in spots all over his face
Verb Conjugations for brotar
Gerund: brotando
Participle: brotado
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yobrotobrotébrotababrotaríabrotaré
brotasbrotastebrotabasbrotaríasbrotarás
él/ella/Ud.brotabrotóbrotababrotaríabrotará
nosotrosbrotamosbrotamosbrotábamosbrotaríamosbrotaremos
vosotrosbrotáisbrotasteisbrotabaisbrotaríaisbrotaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.brotanbrotaronbrotabanbrotaríanbrotarán
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