A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to conquer again)
a. to reconquer
El Cid consiguió reconquistar Valencia en 1094.El Cid managed to reconquer Valencia in 1094.
b. to recapture
Los rebeldes reconquistaron el castillo recuperando así el control de la ciudad.The rebels recaptured the castle, thus regaining control of the city.
c. to regain
Tras la invasión, la única opción que le quedaba al pueblo era intentar reconquistar sus tierras.Following the invasion, the people's only choice was to try to regain their territory.
2. (to recover)
a. to win back
Benjamín le escribió una carta de amor a su exnovia en un intento por reconquistar su corazón.Benjamin wrote a love letter to his ex-girlfriend in an attempt to win back her heart.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (territorio, ciudad)
a. to recapture, to reconquer
2. (título, amor)
a. to regain, to win back
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transitive verb
1 (Mil) [+terreno] to regain; reconquer; [+ciudad] to recapture;a from;
2 [+estima] to recover; win back
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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