A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to bestow)
a. to grant
El consejo del pueblo otorgó el contrato a G&G Construction.The town council granted the contract to G&G Construction.
b. to confer (a title, authority)
El comité otorga las facultades necesarias a la administradora para la aplicación de los reglamentos.The committee confers the necessary authority on the administrator for the enforcement of regulations.
c. to award (a prize)
Le otorgaron el mayor honor de su país.They awarded her their country's greatest honor.
d. to give
La licencia de conducir me otorga el derecho de conducir un coche.My driver's license gives me the right to drive a car.
2. (legal)
a. to execute
Se reunieron ante un notario para otorgar el contrato.They appeared before a notary to execute the contract.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (favor, petición)
a. to grant
2. (honor, título)
a. to confer
3. (premio, beca)
a. to award, to present
4. (law)
a. to execute
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
transitive verb
1 (conceder) [+privilegio, ayuda, independencia, permiso] to grant;a to; [+premio] to award;a to; [+poderes, título] to confer;a on; [+esfuerzo, tiempo] to devote;a to;
2 (Jur) (ejecutar) to execute; [+testamento] to make;
3 (consentir en) to consent to; agree to
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate otorgar using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.