heal
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heal(
hil
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cure)
a. curar
This cream will heal the wound quicker.Esta crema curará la herida más rápidamente.
b. sanar
His calling was to heal the sick.Su vocación era sanar a los enfermos.
2. (to reconcile)
a. curar
The entire country must work together to heal the wounds of war.El país entero tiene que estar unido para curar las heridas de la guerra.
b. cerrar
Counseling was unable to heal the breach between the spouses.La terapia fue incapaz de cerrar la brecha entre los cónyuges.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to get better)
a. sanarse
It will take your shoulder about two months to heal after the surgery.El hombro tardará un par de meses en sanarse después de la cirugía.
b. curarse
How long did the cut take to heal?¿Cuánto tiempo tardó en curarse la herida?
c. cicatrizar
I've got a cut on my knuckle that just won't heal.Tengo un corte en el nudillo que simplemente no está cicatrizando.
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heal
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (wound)
a. curar
2. (fig)
a. subsanar (differences)
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
wounds which only time would healheridas que sólo el tiempo podría cerrar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (wound)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to heal (up or over)curarse, sanar
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heal [hiːl]
transitive verb
[+wound] curar; [+person] sanar; curar;of de; [+differences] reconciliar
he tried to heal the rift with his father intentó salvar el distanciamiento con su padre
intransitive verb
(also heal up) cicatrizar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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