sustraes
-you subtract
The word sustraes is the present form of sustraer in the second person singular.
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sustraer

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USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled “substraer.”
sustraer(
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trah
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (mathematics)
a. to subtract
Les enseñé a mis alumnos a sumar y sustraer números del sistema decimal.I taught my students how to add and subtract numbers in the decimal system.
b. to take away
Si tienes 20 manzanas y sustraes 11, ¿cuántas te quedan?If you have 20 apples and you take away 11, how many are left?
2. (to take out)
a. to remove
Mi mamá me sustrajo el aguijón de abeja del brazo con unas tenacillas.My mom removed the bee sting from my arm with a pair of tweezers.
b. to take away
El mesero sustrajo nuestros platos vacíos y nos trajo el próximo plato.The waiter took away our empty plates and brought out the next course.
3. (to thieve)
a. to steal
Arrestaron al carterista que te sustrajo la billetera.The pickpocket who stole your wallet was arrested.
4. (to draw out)
a. to extract
Los científicos comenzaron a sustraer agua de las napa subterránea.The scientists began to extract water from beneath the surface.
sustraerse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
5. (to keep out)
a. to avoid
Dejé la bebida, así que intento sustraerme de los bares.I quit drinking, so I try to avoid bars.
b. to withdraw
Me fui porque quería sustraerme de la controversia.I walked away because I wanted to withdraw from the controversy.
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sustraer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (robar)
a. to steal
2. (mathematics)
a. to subtract
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (general)
a.
sustraerse a o deto avoid
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sustraer
substraer
transitive verb
1 (llevarse) to remove; take away
2 (Matemáticas) (restar) to subtract; take away; (descontar) to deduct
3 (robar) [+dinero, cuadro] to steal; [+persona] to abduct
4 [+agua] to extract
pronominal verb
sustraerse
sustraerse a (evitar) to avoid; (apartarse de) to withdraw from; contract out of; no pude sustraerme a la tentación I could not resist the temptation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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