remitir

remitir(
rreh
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mee
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teer
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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 transmit)
a. to send
Te remití los documentos por correo expreso; el sobre debe llegarte mañana.I sent you the documents via express mail; you should receive the envelope tomorrow.
b. to remit
Tengo que ir a la oficina de correos para remitir el pago de esta factura.I need to go to the post office to remit payment for this bill.
2. (to direct)
a. to refer
El médico general me remitió a un neurólogo para que trate mis dolores de cabeza.My primary care doctor referred me to a neurologist to treat my headaches.
3. (to direct attention)
a. to refer
El profesor nos remitió a la página 20 del libro para que leyéramos las respuestas.The teacher referred us to page 20 of the book so we could read the answers.
4. (to absolve)
a. to forgive
Esta mujer cree que si su arrepentimiento es verdadero, Dios va a remitir sus pecados.This woman believes that if her repentance is genuine, God will forgive her sins.
b. to pardon
Después de confesarse, el padre remitió a Felipe de todos sus pecados.After Felipe had made his confession, the priest pardoned all his sins.
c. to remit
Debido a su excelente record como chofer; el juez decidió remitir la multa que le había sido impuesta a Jorge.Due to his excellent driving record, the judge decided to remit the parking fines imposed on Jorge.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to diminish)
a. to subside
En cuanto remitió el ventarrón, se calmó el mar.As soon as the winds had subsided, the seas became calm.
b. to let up
La tormenta está comenzando a remitir; ya no debe durar mucho.The storm is starting to let up, so it shouldn't go on much longer now.
c. to go down (temperature)
La fiebre de Tomasito está remitiendo, y ya se siente mucho mejor.Tomasito's temperature is going down, and he's feeling much better now.
6. (to direct attention)
a. to refer to
Para mayor claridad, se puede remitir a la definición dada en el apéndice número dos.For further clarification, you can refer to the definition given in appendix two.
remitirse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
7. (to make reference to)
a. to refer to
Me remito a lo ya expuesto en la segunda página de este reporte.I refer to what was outlined on the second page of this report.
8. (to adhere to)
a. to abide by
El juez se remitió a lo establecido en la ley al tomar su decisión.The judge abided by existing legal rulings when making his decision.
b. to comply with
Estos jóvenes han de remitirse a las órdenes de los servicios sociales.Thse young people have to comply with the orders of social services.
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remitir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (enviar)
a. to send
remitir algo ato refer something to
2. (perdonar)
a. to forgive, to remit
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (en texto)
a. to refer
4. (disminuir; tormenta, viento)
a. to subside
5. (fiebre, temperatura)
a. to go down
6. (enfermedad)
a. to go into remission
7. (lluvia, calor)
a. to ease off
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
8. (atenerse a)
a. to comply with, to abide by
9. (referirse a)
a. to refer to
remitir
transitive verb
1 (enviar) to send; [+dinero] to remit; send; (Com) to ship; send;
2 [+lector] to refer;a to
3 (aplazar) to postpone
4
remitir una decisión a algn to refer a decision to sb
5 (Religión) to forgive; pardon
intransitive verb
(disminuir) to slacken; let up
pronominal verb
remitirse
a las pruebas me remito the proof of the pudding is in the eating
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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