The word acaté is the preterite form of acatar in the first person singular. See the full acatar conjugation.


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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to act in accordance with)
a. to comply with
Todos los ciudadanos deberán acatar la nueva ley.All citizens will have to comply with the new law.
b. to respect
Cada gobierno estatal deberá acatar las reglas de la federación.Each state government shall respect the rules of the federation.
c. to obey
Eres soldado, y por eso debes acatar las órdenes del general.You're a soldier, and therefore you must obey the general's orders.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (normas)
a. to respect, to comply with
2. (órdenes)
a. to obey
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transitive verb
1 (respetar) to respect; [+ley] to observe; comply with
2 (subordinarse a) to defer to
3 (Latinoamérica) (notar) to notice; observe
4 (S. Cone) (México) (molestar) to annoy
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