levar

levar(
leh
-
bahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (nautical)
a. to weigh
La tripulación levó anclas y el barco zarpó hacia Tenerife.The crew weighed anchor and the ship set sail for Tenerife.
El velero levó anclas y desapareció en la niebla.The sailboat weighed anchor and disappeared in the mist.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(military)
a. to levy
El ejército levó a miles de jóvenes para servir al país.The army levied thousands of young people to serve the country.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (nautical)
a. to set sail
El barco se disponía a levar cuando el capitán recibió órdenes de no hacerlo.The ship was about to set sail when the captain received orders not to do it.
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levar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (nautical)
a.
levar anclasto weigh anchor
2. (colloquial)
a.
levar
transitive verb
1 (Mil) to levy; recruit (by force)
2 (Náutica)
levar anclas to weigh anchor
pronominal verb
levarse to weigh anchor; set sail
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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