navegar
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navegar(
nah
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beh
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gahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to travel by vessel)
a. to sail (ship)
El fin de semana hizo un tiempo estupendo y salimos a navegar por la costa.The weather was great this weekend and we went sailing by the coast.
b. to fly (plane)
La avioneta es tan ligera que navega por el cielo como si fuera un pájaro.The light aircraft is so light that flies through the sky as a bird.
2. (computing)
a. to surf
Mi hermana estuvo navegando por Internet para hacer investigación para su tesis.My sister was surfing the internet to do research for her thesis.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to travel by vessel)
a. to sail (ship)
Mi abuelo navegó los mares sin pisar tierra durante años.My granfather sailed the seas without setting foot on land for years.
b. to fly (plane)
Yo navegaba aviones de combate en la Guerra de Corea.I used to fly fighter jets in the Korean War.
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navegar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (barco)
a. to sail
2. (avión)
a. to fly
navegar por Internetto surf the Net
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navegar
intransitive verb
1 (Náutica) to sail
a 15 nudos to sail at 15 knots; go at 15 knots; navegar a (la) vela to sail; go sailing
2 (Informática)
navegar por Internet to surf the net
transitive verb
1 [+barco] to sail
navegar los mares to sail the seas
2 [+avión] to fly
3 (llevar el rumbo) to navigate
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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