acostarse
acostarse(
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reflexive verb
1. (to go to sleep) 
Suelo acostarme a las 10, pero hoy llegué a medianoche.I usually go to bed at 10, but today I got home at midnight.
2. (to recline) 
Se acostó en la arena y se puso la camisa en la cabeza.She lay down in the sand and put her shirt over her head.
acostar
transitive verb
3. (to put to sleep) 
Acosté a los niños y luego me acosté yo.I put the children to bed and then went to bed myself.
4. (to set down) 
Acuesta a la paciente y levántale las piernas.Lay the patient down and raise her legs.
acostar
transitive verb
1. (en la cama) 
a. to put to bed 
2. (nautical) 
a. to bring alongside 
pronominal verb
3. (irse a la cama) 
a. to go to bed 
4. (tumbarse) 
a. to lie down 
suele acostarse tardehe usually goes to bed late
5. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
acostarse con alguiento sleep with somebody
acostar
transitive verb
1 (tender) to lay down
2 (en cama) to put to bed
3 (Náutica) to bring alongside
pronominal verb
acostarse
1 (tumbarse) to lie down; (ir a dormir) to go to bed; (Latinoamérica) (dar a luz) to give birth
nos acostamos tarde we went to bed late; Pilar se acostó con Juan Pilar went to bed o slept with Juan; ella se acuesta con cualquiera she sleeps around; es hora de acostarse it's bedtime
2 (inclinarse) to lean; bend
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