mute
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mute(
myut
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (silent)
a. mudo
June was in love with Dan, but became mute whenever she was around him.June estaba enamorada de Dan, pero se quedaba muda siempre que estaba cerca de él.
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)
(medicine)
a. mudo
Danny is so shy that the other kids in school thought he was mute.Danny es tan tímido que los otros niños de la escuela creían que era mudo.
3. (linguistics)
a. mudo
You need to remember that the letter "h" is mute in the word "hambre."Tienes que acordarte que la letra hache en la palabra "hambre" es muda.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4.
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)
(medicine)
a. el mudo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la muda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The members of the king's retinue were all mutes.Los miembros del séquito del rey eran todos mudos.
5. (music)
a. la sordina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Rafael put a mute in his trumpet so as not to disturb the neighbors while he practiced.Rafael colocó una sordina en su trompeta para no molestar a los vecinos mientras practicaba.
6. (volume setting)
a. el silencio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The phone rang and Silvia put the TV on mute.El teléfono sonó y Silvia puso la tele en silencio.
b. el mute
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Would you put the television on mute until that loud commercial is over?¿Puedes poner el televisor en mute hasta que pase ese comercial tan ruidoso?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (music)
a. ponerle sordina
Maynard muted the trumpet because he was afraid he would play too loud.Maynard le puso sordina a la trompeta porque temía tocar demasiado fuerte.
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mute
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el mudo(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la mudo(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (music)
a. la sordina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (silent)
a. mudo(a)
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mute [mjuːt]
adjective
mudo
to become mute enmudecer; with H mute con hache muda
noun
1 (person) mudoamuda (m) (f);a muda
2 (Mús) sordina (f)
3 (Ling) letra (f) muda
transitive verb
(Mús) poner sordina a; [+noise] amortiguar; [+feelings etc] acallar;
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mute I mutate
The word mute is the present subjunctive form of mutar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full mutar conjugation.
mutar
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mutar(
moo
-
tahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cause mutation)
a. to mutate
La radiación mutó a las criaturas y les causó deformidades.The radiation mutated the creatures and made them deformed.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to undergo mutation)
a. to mutate
El protagonista de la novela de ciencia ficción mutó en un insecto gigante.The protagonist of the sci-fi novel mutated into a giant insect.
mutarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to undergo mutation)
a. to mutate
El virus mutó y la vacuna ya no sirve.The virus mutated and the vaccine is now useless.
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mutar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to mutate
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mutar
intransitive verb
to mutate
es una bacteria que muta a toda pastilla la enzima "trasciptasa reversa" permite a ciertos virus mutar en el interior de la célula El VIH se ha mostrado propenso a mutar con frecuencia las distintas especies van mutando conforme las posibilidades de supervivencia algunas palabras que mutaban por otras ritmo bata mutando subliminalmente hacia un vudú urbano
transitive verb
1 (Biología) to mutate
será posible mutar los genes a voluntad el número de gérmenes que está mutando su genoma y creando resistencias antibióticas es cada vez mayor
2 (cambiar) to transform; alter
El odio que muta la mente Sus herederos de tres siglos más tarde, mutan ese gran ritual de muerte en cosa solo de risa Se extraña de que los políticos del siglo pasado, fueran incapaces de conseguir estabilidad en España, y los políticos de la transición,lograsen, no solo mutar las estructuras de un régimen autoritario en otro democrático, sino presentar un modelo de transición que ha servido de referencia y que se ha estudiado en los cinco continentes
pronominal verb
mutarse to mutate;en into
Ahora,esa habilidad se ha mutado hasta convertirse en un lastre que ha provocado la hilaridad entre los aficionados Un gobernante que repita legislatura, se muta en aprendiz de dictador una necedad, resonada en el tam-tam frenético de los televisores, se muta siempre en verdad indiscutible
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