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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 deduct)
a. restar
You need to subtract 17 to find the correct answer.Tienes que restar 17 para hallar la respuesta correcta.
b. sustraer
Subtract the amount completed from the goal amount to find how many still need to be built.Sustrae la cantidad completada de la cantidad objetivo para encontrar cuántos aún faltan por construir.
2. (to reduce)
a. restar
Homeowners should bear in mind that modifications could subtract value from their property.Los proprietarios deben tener en cuenta que las modificaciones pueden restar valor a la propiedad.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (mathematics)
a. restar
My son has just started learning to subtract at school.Mi hijo acaba de empezar a aprender a restar en la escuela.
4. (to diminish)
a. restar
That so-called music subtracts from the beauty of the artwork.Esa dizque música resta de la belleza de las obras de arte.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. restar, sustraer
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subtract [səbˈtrækt]
transitive verb
(gen) restar; sustraer
We have subtracted $25 per adult to arrive at a basic room rate
to subtract five from nine restar cinco de nueve
intransitive verb
it doesn't subtract from her beauty no le resta belleza
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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