sublevar

sublevar(
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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 incite to rebellion)
a. to stir up to rebellion
El revolucionario sublevó al pueblo para que pidiera libertad.The revolutionary stirred up the people to rebellion so that they would demand their freedom.
b. to rouse to revolt
Los esclavos libres sublevaron a los demás esclavos cautivos contra sus señores.The free slaves roused the rest of the captive slaves to revolt against their overlords.
2. (to rile)
a. to infuriate
La falta de respeto al medio ambiente de la compañía petrolera sublevó a los ecologistas.The oil company's lack of respect towards the environment infuriated the ecologists.
sublevarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (to rise up in rebellion)
a. to rise up
Un grupo de jóvenes se sublevó pidiendo la libertad de su amigo.A group of young people rose up calling for the release of their friend.
b. to revolt
El héroe se sublevó contras las crueles acciones de su enemigo.The hero revolted against the cruel actions of his enemy.
c. to rebel
Los rehenes se sublevaron y consiguieron escapar de los captores.The hostages rebelled and were able to escape their captors.
4. (to incense)
a. to inflame
A Pedro le sublevan las faltas de respeto hacia los mayores.The lack of respect towards elderly people inflames Pedro.
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sublevar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (amotinar)
a. to stir up
2. (indignar)
a. to infuriate
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (amotinarse)
a. to rise up, to rebel
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sublevar
transitive verb
1 (amotinar) to rouse to revolt
2 (indignar) to infuriate
pronominal verb
sublevarse to revolt; rise; rise up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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