The word recorto is the present form of recortar in the first person singular. See the full recortar conjugation.

recortar

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recortar(
rreh
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kohr
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tahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to shorten)
a. to cut off
El jardinero recortó las ramas secas del árbol.The gardened cut the withered branches off of the tree.
b. to cut away
Usa una tijera para recortar la tela que sobra.Cut away the excess fabric with scissors.
c. to trim
Te debes recortar las puntas del cabello al menos cada dos meses.You should trim the ends of your hair at least every two months.
2. (to remove by cutting)
a. to cut out
Recorté fotos de una revista y las pegué en mi cuaderno.I cut out pictures from a magazine and pasted them into my notebook.
3. (to slash)
a. to cut
Recortar el presupuesto hará que peligre la estabilidad financiera.Cutting the budget will threaten our financial stability.
b. to reduce
El estado decidió recortar la ayuda a los refugiados.The government decided to reduce aid to the refugees.
c. to cut down on
Se implementaron impuestos altos para recortar el consumo de alcohol.High taxes were implemented in order to cut down on alcohol consumption.
recortarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (to show in relief)
a. to stand out
El rascacielos iluminado se recorta sobre el cielo nocturno.The illuminated skyscraper stands out against the night sky.
b. to be outlined
La figura del centinela se recortaba contra las luces por la calle.The figure of the sentry was outlined against the lights on the street.
c. to be silhouetted
El globo dirigible se recortaba sobre el sol poniente.The zeppelin was silhouetted against the setting sun.
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recortar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (cortar; lo que sobra)
a. to cut off o away
2. (figuras)
a. to cut out
3. (pelo, flequillo)
a. to trim
4. (gastos)
a. to cut (down)
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
5. (perfil)
a. to stand out
b. to be outlined
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recortar
transitive verb
1 [+pelo] to trim; [+exceso, sobras] to cut away; cut off
2 [+figura, diseño] to cut out
3 [+escopeta] to saw off
4 [+presupuesto] to cut; reduce; [+plantilla] to cut; cut back; [+víveres] to cut down
hemos tenido que recortar el presupuesto este año el gobierno ha recortado el presupuesto de sanidad
5 (perfilar) to draw in outline
pronominal verb
recortarse to stand out; be silhouetted;en, sobre against;
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