rebasar
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rebasar(
rreh
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bah
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sahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to pass a limit)
a. to exceed
La contaminación del aire en la ciudad rebasó el límite aceptado por las normas de salubridad.Air pollution in the city exceeded the limits accepted by health norms.
b. to surpass
La demanda del nuevo producto rebasó la capacidad de producción de la fábrica.The demand for the new product surpassed the factory's production capacity.
c. to be over
Me temo que su maleta rebasa el peso permitido.I'm afraid your suitcase is over the weight allowance.
d. to go beyond
Bien puede decirse que la tecnología ha rebasado lo imaginable.It can well be said that technology has gone beyond the imaginable.
e. to overflow (liquid)
Debido a las fuertes lluvias, el agua rebasó el cauce del río.Due to the heavy rains, the river overflowed its banks.
2. (to beat)
a. to overtake
Nuestra empresa rebasó a la competencia en volumen de exportaciones.Our company overtook the competition in volume of exports.
b. to leave behind
El caballo rebasó a sus rivales y ganó la carrera.The horse left behind its rivals and won the race.
3. (automobile)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to pass
El conductor aceleró para rebasar al carro que iba adelante de él.The driver sped up to pass the car that was in front of him.
b. to overtake
No trates de rebasar a ese camión ahora.Don't try to overtake that truck now.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (automobile)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to pass
Cuando la línea amarilla es continua, no se puede rebasar.You can't pass when there's a continuous yellow line.
b. to overtake
Me multaron por rebasar en una curva.I was fined for overtaking on a curve.
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rebasar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (sobrepasar)
a. to exceed, to surpass
el agua rebasó el borde de la bañerathe bath overflowed
2. (adelantar)
a. to pass, to overtake
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (adelantar)
a. to overtake
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rebasar
transitive verb
1 [+límite] to pass; [+punto] to pass; go beyond; [+límite de tiempo] to exceed; (en cualidad, cantidad) to exceed; surpass; (en carrera, progreso) to overtake; leave behind
han rebasado ya los límites razonables they have already gone beyond all reasonable limits
la cifra no rebasa de mil
el inglés lo rebasó en la última vuelta the Englishman overtook o passed him on the last lap; nuestro sistema educativo ya ha rebasado al europeo our education system has now overtaken the European one
2 especialmente (México) (Automóviles) to overtake; pass; (EEUU) (Náutica) to sail past
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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precaución al rebasar
caution when passing
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