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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to express)
a. to denote
La expresión de su cara denotaba la furia que está sintiendo.The expression on her face denoted the anger she was feeling.
b. to indicate
Estas flechas denotan la localización de diferentes sitios turísticos.These arrows indicate the locations of different touristic sites.
c. to show
Pon comillas debajo de una palabra en la lista para denotar que se repite.Put quotation marks below a word in the list to show it repeats.
2. (linguistics; to mean)
a. to denote
La palabra "corazón" denota un órgano del cuerpo, pero puede connotar amor.The word "heart" denotes an organ body, but it may connote love.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to indicate, to show
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transitive verb
1 (significar) también (Lingüística) to denote
2 (indicar) to indicate; show
eso denota un cambio en su política that indicates a change in policy; denotó nerviosismo en la entrevista he showed a certain nervousness in the interview
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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