A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to ingest)
a. consumir
The man consumed the entire bag of popcorn by himself.El hombre consumió toda la bolsa de palomitas él solo.
2. (to use up)
a. consumir
The truck consumes a large amount of fuel.El camión consume una gran cantidad de combustible.
3. (to destroy)
a. consumir
The fire started in the kitchen and ended up consuming the entire house.El incendio comenzó en la cocina y terminó por consumir toda la casa.
4. (to obsess)
a. consumir
"Jealousy consumes me when I see you with another!" cried the crazed lover."¡Los celos me consumen cuando te veo con otro!" gritó el amante enloquecido.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (food, fuel)
a. consumir
to be consumed with jealousy/desireestar consumido(a) por los celos/el deseo
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consume [kənˈsjuːm]
transitive verb
1 (eat) consumir; comerse; (drink) consumir; beber
2 (use) [+resources, fuel] consumir; [+space, time etc] ocupar
3 (destroy) (by fire) consumir
the house was consumed by fire la casa fue consumida or arrasada por las llamas; to be consumed with envy/grief estar muerto de envidia/pena
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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