prostrate

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prostrate(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (face down)
a. postrado
The prisoners lay prostrate on the ground.Los prisioneros estuvieron postrados en el suelo.
b. boca abajo (invariable)
Through the window we could see a man prostrate on the carpet.Por la ventana vimos a un hombre boca abajo en la alfombra.
2. (afflicted)
a. abatido
When she departed, I was prostrate with sadness.Cuando partió, estaba abatido de tristeza.
b. postrado
The widow was prostrate with grief and refused to leave the house.La viuda estaba postrada de dolor y se negaba a salir de la casa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to knock to the floor)
a. postrar
A blow to the head prostrated the intruder.Un golpe en la cabeza postró al intruso.
4. (to lie face down)
a. postrar
As the king entered the hall, his subjects prostrated themselves in front of him.Cuando el rey entró en la sala, sus súbditos se postraron ante él.
5. (to afflict)
a. abatir
The fever prostrated the whole crew.La fiebre abatió a toda la tripulación.
b. postrar
Her husband's death prostrated the queen.La muerte de su marido postró a la reina.
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prostrate
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (lying down)
a. postrado(a), tendido(a) boca abajo
2. (fig)
a.
prostrate with griefpostrado(a) por el dolor
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a.
to prostrate oneself (before)postrarse (ante)
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prostrate
[ˈprɒstreɪt]
adjective
1 boca abajo; postrado; (Bot) procumbente
2 [+nation, country etc] abatido; (exhausted) postrado; abatido;with por;
[prɒsˈtreɪt]
transitive verb
postrar; postrar; abatir
to be prostrated by grief estar postrado por el dolor; to prostrate o.s. postrarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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