A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to produce and discharge)
a. to emit
Este aparato electrónico no emite radiación.This electronic product does not emit radiation.
b. to give off
Las reacciones exotérmicas emiten calor.Exothermic reactions give off heat.
2. (telecommunications)
a. to broadcast (programs)
Este canal dejó de emitir documentales.This channel doesn't broadcast documentaries anymore.
b. to send out (signals)
El satélite emite señales que indican su posición.The satellite sends out signals that indicate its position.
3. (finance)
a. to issue
Los bancos dejaron de emitir bonos.Banks have stopped issuing bonds.
4. (to say)
a. to express (an opinion)
No voy a emitir mi opinión sobre este asunto.I'm not going to express my opinion on this matter.
b. to issue (a statement, press release etc)
El gobierno local emitió una alerta sobre los robos a mano armada en el centro.The local government issued an alert about armed robberies downtown.
c. to give (a verdict, an order)
El juez emitirá su fallo mañana.The judge will give his verdict tomorrow.
d. to cast (a vote)
Cuanto antes emitan todos su voto, antes obtendremos los resultados.The sooner everybody casts their vote, the sooner we will get the results.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
5. (telecommunications)
a. to be broadcast
El programa especial de esta noche se emitirá a las diez.Tonight's special will be broadcast at ten.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (rayos, calor, sonidos)
a. to emit
2. (moneda, sellos, bonos)
a. to issue
3. (expresar; juicio, opinión)
a. to express
4. (fallo)
a. to pronounce
5. (rad & tv)
a. to broadcast
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (general)
a. to broadcast
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transitive verb
1 [+sonido, olor] to emit; give off; give out
2 (Economía) [+dinero, sellos, bonos] to issue; [+dinero falso] to circulate; [+préstamo] to grant; give
3 (expresar) [+opinión] to express; [+veredicto] to return; issue; give; [+voto] to cast
4 (Rad) (TV) to broadcast; [+señal] to send out
pronominal verb
emitirse to be broadcast
El programa se emite los domingos a las nueve de la mañana.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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