A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to offend)
a. to insult
El conde injurió al duque, que lo retó a duelo.The count insulted the duke, who challenged him to a duel.
b. to abuse
Su marido la injuriaba y denigraba delante de sus hijos.Her husband used to abuse and denigrate her before their children.
2. (legal)
a. to slander
El presentador del programa fue denunciado varias veces por injuriar a personalidades del mundo del espectáculo.The show host was reported several times for slandering showbiz celebrities.
3. (to tarnish)
a. to damage
Hoy en día, cualquiera con acceso a las redes sociales puede injuriar fácilmente la reputación de alguien.Nowadays, anyone with access to the social media can easily damage someone's reputation.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (insultar)
a. to insult, to abuse
2. (agraviar)
a. to offend
3. (law)
a. to slander
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transitive verb
1 (insultar) (gen) to insult; abuse; (Jur) to slander
exige un acta policial contra el hombre que según el le ha injuriado el caso abierto contra esta ex empleada,acusada de injuriar a la citada pareja
2 (dañar) to damage; harm
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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