recite
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recite
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to say from memory)
a. recitar
Kirsten closed her eyes and began to recite "The Road Not Taken," by Robert Frost.Kirsten cerró los ojos y comenzó a recitar "El camino no elegido", de Robert Frost.
2. (to list)
a. enumerar
My boss recited all of my mistakes in front of the rest of the office.Mi jefa enumeró todos mis errores delante del resto de la oficina.
b. relatar
The lost robot began to recite his various adventures to the man who found him.El robot perdido empezó a relatarle sus diversas aventuras al hombre que lo encontró.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to say something from memory)
a. recitar
Jacob sweated profusely as he waited for his turn to recite in front of the whole class.Jacob sudaba profusamente mientras esperaba su turno para recitar delante de toda la clase.
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recite
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (poem)
a. recitar
2. (complaints, details)
a. enumerar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. recitar
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recite [rɪˈsaɪt]
transitive verb
[+poetry] recitar; [+story] relatar; [+list] enumerar
she recited her troubles all over again volvió a detallar todas sus dificultades
intransitive verb
recitar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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