stump

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stump(
stuhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (stub)
a. el tocón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(tree)
I had a beehive appear in a stump in my backyard.Se me apareció una colmena en un tocón del patio trasero.
b. el cabo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mara likes to draw using a pencil stump.A Mara le gusta dibujar usando un cabo de lápiz.
c. el muñón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(limb)
The soldier returned from the war with a stump where his left hand had been.El soldado volvió de la guerra con un muñón donde antes tenía su mano izquierda.
d. el raigón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(tooth)
The dentist abraded the tooth down to a stump in order to place a crown on it.El dentista desgastó el diente hasta el raigón para colocarle una corona.
2. (sports)
a. el palo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Each wicket is formed by three stumps.Cada wicket se forma con tres palos.
3. (politics)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la campaña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Both candidates are on the stump in New York this weekend.Ambos candidatos están en la campaña en Nueva York este fin de semana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to baffle)
a. dejar perplejo
She got the right answer, but she stumped me with her algorithm.Su respuesta era correcta, pero me dejó perplejo con su algoritmo.
b. no tener respuesta
Jim stumped the priest with a Bible question.El sacerdote no tenía respuesta para la pregunta bíblica que le hizo Jim.
5. (sports)
a. eliminar
Omar stumped the batsman.Omar eliminó al bateador.
6. (politics)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. hacer campaña por
He stumped California for two weeks before the elections.Hizo campaña por California por dos semanas antes de las elecciones.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to walk heavily)
a. caminar pisando fuerte
The old sea captain stumped along the dock.El viejo capitán caminó pisando fuerte por el muelle.
8. (politics)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. hacer campaña
She started stumping in Iowa last year.Empezó a hacer campaña en Iowa el año pasado.
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stump
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of tree)
a. el tocón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of arm, leg)
a. el muñón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (in cricket)
a. la estaca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (colloquial)
a.
to be on the stumpestar de campaña electoral
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (baffle)
a. dejar perplejo(a)
to be stumped for an answerno saber qué contestar
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stump [stʌmp]
noun
1 (gen) cabo (m); [of limb] muñón (m); [of tree] tocón (m); [of tooth] raigón (m)
to find o.s. up a stump (US) quedarse de piedra; estar perplejo
2 (Cricket) palo (m)
3 (Art) difumino (m); esfumino (m)
4
to be or go on the stump (US) (Pol) hacer campaña electoral
5 (leg) pierna (f)
transitive verb
1 (perplex) dejar perplejo or confuso
I'm completely stumped estoy totalmente perplejo; to be stumped for an answer no tener respuesta
2 (Cricket) eliminar
Williams hit eight boundaries in his half-century before being stumped
3
to stump the country (US) (Pol) recorrer el país pronunciando discursos
intransitive verb
(hobble, limp) renquear; cojear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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