A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to need)
a. requerir
The patient requires his medicine be administered on a strict schedule.El paciente requiere que sus medicamentos se le administren siguiendo un horario estricto.
b. necesitar
I require a completely dark bedroom for me to sleep soundly at night.Necesito una recámara completamente oscura para poder dormir profundamente en la noche.
c. hacer falta
The document requires two more signatures in order to be valid.Hacen falta dos firmas más en el documento para que tenga validez.
2. (to call for)
a. requerir
Marriage requires patience, commitment, and understanding.El matrimonio requiere paciencia, compromiso y comprensión.
3. (to demand)
a. exigir
The principal required that the students wear ties to the event.El director exigió que los estudiantes usaran corbata para el evento.
b. requerir
The position requires five years of similar experience in a previous job.El puesto requiere cinco años de experiencia similar en un empleo previo.
c. pedir
Your presence is required at headquarters.Se te pide que te presentes en la oficina central.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. requerir, necesitar
you are required to…se le pide que…
if requiredsi es necesario
when requiredcuando sea necesario
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require [rɪˈkwaɪəʳ]
transitive verb
1 (need) necesitar
is there anything you require? ¿necesita usted algo?; this plant requires watering frequently esta planta hay que regarla con frecuencia; we will do all that is required haremos todo lo que haga falta
we require another chair I have all I require is my presence required? the lock requires attention no maintenance required if you require further information, you should consult the registrar some of the materials required for this technique may be difficult to obtain parliamentary approval would be required for any scheme. pollution is increasingly recognized as a problem requiring urgent attention fifteen people were hurt and ten of those required hospital treatment it requires an expert to understand it hard swimming requires much more effort than walking for a similar time we think it requires an explanation
as (and when) required cuando haga falta
ladders are stored in the shed for use as required you can order extra ones as and when required extra staff were brought in as required
I am willing to give evidence if required estoy dispuesto a testificar si se requiere or si es necesario
taste the mixture, adding a little sugar if required if required the Government will make use of its powers to cap high spending authorities
2 (call for, take) [+patience, effort] requerir
it requires a lot of patience requiere mucha paciencia
it requires great care it required all his strength to lift it
3 (ask, demand)
it's not up to the standard I require no tiene el nivel que yo exijo; your presence is required se requiere su presencia; what qualifications are required? ¿qué títulos se requieren?
jobs requiring special skills at least 35 manufacturers have flouted a law requiring prompt reporting of such malfunctions
to require that: the law requires that safety belts be worn la ley exige que se usen los cinturones de seguridad
the law now requires that parents serve on the committees that plan and evaluate school programs the Constitution required that a special Law of Suspension be passed the treatment requires that you remain in hospital overnight charitable agencies will require that you attend a counselling session
to require sb to do sth exigir que algn haga algo; the course requires you to be bilingual el curso exige que seas bilingüe
you are required to present yourself here tomorrow this isn't the kind of crisis that requires us to drop everything else the rules also require employers to provide safety training his responsibilities required him to visit other locations
as required by law como or según exige la ley
as the situation may require the cars have successfully survived crash impact tests at 30mph, as required by law to require sth [of] sb
find out what is required of you averigua qué es lo que te piden
what do you require of me? then he'll know exactly what's required of him
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