engordar

 
engordar
intransitive verb
1. (to become fatter) 
Adrián ha engordado desde su accidente. Adrian has gained weight since his accident.
Ana engordó durante el embarazo y no ha podido bajar de peso.Ana put on weight during her pregnancy and hasn't been able to lose it.
Miguel engordó cuando dejó de correr. Miguel got fat when he quit running.
2. (to cause weight gain) 
Los palitos dorados de queso engordan.Deep-fried cheese sticks are fattening.
transitive verb
3. (to make fat) 
Inyectan al ganado con esteroides para engordarlos.They inject the cattle with steroids to fatten them up.
b. to fatten 
Hay que engordar las vacas en el otoño para prepararlas para el frío del invierno. We need to fatten the cows in the fall to prepare them for the winter cold.
4. (to inflate numbers) 
a. to swell 
Reportaron los metros cuadrados en lugar de los kilómetros lineales para engordar los números. They reported the square meters rather than linear kilometers in order to swell the numbers.
engordar
transitive verb
1. (animal) 
a. to fatten up 
2. (aumentar) 
a. to swell 
intransitive verb
3. (persona) 
a. to put on weight 
he engordado seis kilosI've put on six kilos
4. (comida, bebida) 
a. to be fattening 
engordar
transitive verb
1 [+animal, persona] to fatten (up)
2 [+número] to swell; increase
intransitive verb
1 (ponerse gordo) to get fat; (aumentar de peso) to put on weight; (Agr) to fatten;
2 [+comida] to be fattening
3 (enriquecerse) to get rich
Phrases with "engordar"
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lo contrario de engordar
the opposite of gaining weight
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Verb Conjugations for engordar
Past Participle: engordado
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yo
engordo
engordé
engordaba
engordaría
engordaré
engordas
engordaste
engordabas
engordarías
engordarás
él/ella/Ud.
engorda
engordó
engordaba
engordaría
engordará
nosotros
engordamos
engordamos
engordábamos
engordaríamos
engordaremos
vosotros
engordáis
engordasteis
engordabais
engordaríais
engordaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.
engordan
engordaron
engordaban
engordarían
engordarán
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