entierra he/she buries
The word entierra is the present form of enterrar in the third person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full enterrar conjugation.
enterrar
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enterrar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cover with dirt)
a. to bury
El perro enterró un hueso en el jardín.The dog buried a bone in the yard.
2. (to entomb)
a. to bury
Enterraron a su abuelo en un cementerio fuera de la ciudad.They buried their grandfather in a cemetery outside the city.
3. (to survive)
a. to outlive
Después de enterrar a todos sus hermanos, Edith se sintió sola.After outliving all of her siblings, Edith felt lonely.
4. (to conceal)
a. to cover up
El presidente de la empresa enterró su malversación entre facturas legítimas.The company president buried his embezzlement among legitimate invoices.
5. (to put out of mind)
a. to forget
Hay que enterrar el pasado y enfocarnos en construir un nuevo futuro.Let's forget about the past and focus on building a new future.
b. to bury
Jaime quiso enterrar su pasado y comenzar de nuevo en una nueva ciudad.Jaime wanted to bury his past and start over in a new city.
6. (to stab)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to thrust into
Agarró el tenedor y lo enterró en la pechuga de pollo.He grabbed the fork and thrust it into the chicken breast.
enterrarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
7. (to cloister oneself)
a. to cut oneself off from the world
Después de perder el campeonato, se enterró por seis meses.After losing the championship, he cut himself off from the world for six months.
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enterrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (cadáver, objeto, tesoro)
a. to bury
2. (olvidar)
a. to forget about
3. (clavar)
a. to sink o drive in
le enterró el puñal en el vientrehe plunged the dagger into his belly
4. (sobrevivir)
a.
enterró a todos sus hermanoshe survived all his brothers
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (fig)
a.
enterrarse en vidato hide oneself away
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enterrar
transitive verb
1 (ocultar en tierra) to bury
2 (olvidarse de) to bury; forget
3 (Latinoamérica) [+arma] to thrust;en into; bury;en in
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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