Regar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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regar
transitive verb
1. to water (con agua) (planta, campo); to hose down (calle)
  • regaron la comida con un buen vino tinto they washed down the meal with a good red wine
2. to flow through (sujeto: río)
  • el río que riega la región the river which flows through the region
3. to supply with blood (sujeto: vasos sanguíneos)
  • esta arteria riega de sangre los pulmones this artery supplies blood to the lungs
4. to sprinkle, to scatter (desparramar)
regar
transitive verb
1 [+planta, parterre] to water; [+campo, terreno] to irrigate; [+calle] to hose down
regar la garganta
regó la carta con lágrimas she cried all over the letter
2 (Culin)
regaron la cena con Rioja they washed the meal down with some Rioja; durante la cocción se riega la carne con su jugo whilst it is cooking, baste the meat in its own juice
3 (Geografía) [+río] to water; [+mar] to wash
una costa regada por un mar tranquilo a coast washed by a calm sea
4 [+herida] to wash; bathe;con, de with
5 (esparcir) to sprinkle; scatter
iba regando monedas he was dropping money all over the place
6 (And) (Centroamérica) (derramar) to spill; (derribar) to knock over; knock down
7 (Caribe) (pegar) to hit
intransitive verb
1 (Caribe) (bromear) to joke
está regando she's having us on (familiar)
2 (Caribe) (actuar sin pensar) to act rashly
3
regarla (México) (fracasar) to screw it up (muy_familiar); make a mess of it
pronominal verb
regarse
1 (Centroamérica) (México) (dispersarse) to scatter; scatter in all directions
2 (Caribe) (enfadarse) to get cross
3 (Latinoamérica) (ducharse) to shower; take a shower
Verb Conjugations for regar
Gerund: regando
Participle: regado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yoriegoreguéregabaregaríaregaré
riegasregasteregabasregaríasregarás
él/ella/Ud.riegaregóregabaregaríaregará
nosotrosregamosregamosregábamosregaríamosregaremos
vosotrosregáisregasteisregabaisregaríaisregaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.rieganregaronregabanregaríanregarán
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