arrears
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
arrears(
uh
-
rirz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (finance)
a. los atrasos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We can make a plan for you to pay off your arrears.Podemos hacer un plan para que liquide sus atrasos.
b. los pagos atrasados
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Due to the missed payment, the client still owes $500 in arrears.Por no haber realizado el pago, el cliente todavía debe $500 de pagos atrasados.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
arrears
[əˈrɪəz]
plural noun
1. atrasos mpl
  • to be in arrears with the rent ir atrasado(a) en el pago del alquiler or de la renta (español de México)
  • I am paid monthly in arrears me pagan al final de cada mes
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
arrears [əˈrɪəz]
plural noun
1 [of money] atrasos (m)
arrears of rent
rent arrears atrasos (m) de alquiler; to be in arrears (with rent) ir atrasado en los pagos
your account is in arrears
to get into arrears atrasarse en los pagos; to pay one month in arrears pagar con un mes de retraso or a mes vencido; to be in arrears with one's correspondence tener correspondencia atrasada
2 (Dep)
to be in arrears ir retrasado
Baker took third place, /a further minute in arrears/
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Showing results for arrear. Search instead for arrears.
arrear
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
arrear(
ah
-
rreh
-
ahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to incite to move)
a. to spur on
La jinete arreaba a su caballo para que galopara cada vez más rápido.The rider was spurring on her horse so it galloped even faster.
b. to urge on
El campesino iba arreando al ganado de vuelta a la granja.The farmer was urging on the cattle back to the farm.
c. to drive
Jacinto arreó a los bueyes hacia el corral.Jacinto drove the oxen to the corral.
2. (to rush)
a. to hurry along
Laura tiene que estar arreando a sus empleados para que hagan su trabajo.Laura needs to be hurrying her employees along so they do their job.
3. (to tackle)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to harness
Quiero ir a montar, pero primero tengo que arrear a mi caballo.I want to go riding, but I have to harness my horse first.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit)
a. to thump
¿Por qué lo arreaste? ¡Él no hizo nada!Why did you thump him? He didn't do anything!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to plunder)
a. to loot
Los ladrones arrearon con toda la mercancía de la bodega.The thieves looted the merchandise in the warehouse.
6. (to keep walking)
a. to get moving
Tenemos que arrear si queremos llegar a tiempo.We need to get moving if we want to be there on time.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
arrear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (azuzar)
a. to gee up
2. (propinar)
a. to give
arrear una bofetada a alguiento give somebody a thump
3. (poner arreos)
a. to harness
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
arrear
transitive verb
1 (estimular) [+ganado etc] to drive
2 (poner arreos a) to harness
3 (Centroamérica) (S. Cone) (México) [+ganado] to rustle
4 [+golpe] to give
intransitive verb
to hurry along
¡arrea! (muévete) get moving!; (repulsa) get away!; (España) (asombro) Christ!; well I'm damned!; (admiración) look at that!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning