divisar
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divisar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to detect)
a. to make out
El marinero divisó a lo lejos una barca a la deriva.The sailor made out a small boat adrift out in the distance.
b. to spot
Divisé a mi novio entre la multitud de gente en la estación de tren.I spotted my boyfriend through the crowd of the train station.
c. to spy
El capitán divisó el iceberg demasiado tarde y el barco chocó con él.The captain spied the iceberg too late and the ship crashed into it.
d. to sight
Divisé la catedral al final de la calle como indicaba el mapa.I sighted the cathedral at the end of the street as the map pointed out.
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divisar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to spy, to make out
divisó un barco en la lejaníahe could make out a ship in the distance
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divisar
transitive verb
to make out; distinguish
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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