A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (sewing)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to patch
¿Por qué no te compras una chaqueta nueva en lugar de parchar la vieja?Why don't you buy yourself a new jacket instead of patching the old one?
b. to patch up
Necesito ahorrar dinero y por eso parcho las prendas rasgadas.I need to save money so I patch up my ripped clothes.
c. to put a patch on
Mi madre solía parcharme los jerséis en la zona de los codos cuando se desgastaban.My mother used to put a patch on the elbows of my sweaters when they were worn through.
2. (to fix)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
Regionalism used in Honduras
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. to repair
El mes pasado, parché una pieza de mi carro yo solo sin tener que llevarlo al taller.Last month, I repaired a car part myself without having to take it to the garage.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Unlock More Translations for Free
Learn more with unlimited dictionary access. Sign up for free today.
Or watch a video ad to continue
transitive verb
especialmente (Latinoamérica) to patch; put a patch on
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Machine Translators
Translate parchar 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