transpirar
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “traspirar.”
transpirar(
trahns
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pee
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rahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to exude sweat)
a. to sweat
El corredor transpiraba tanto que parecía que se había metido en la piscina.The runner sweat so much that it looked as if he had dived into the pool.
b. to perspire
El cuerpo humano transpira para regular su temperatura.The human body perspires to regulate its temperature.
2. (to give off)
a. to transpire
A través de las hojas, la planta transpira una parte del agua que absorbió en sus raíces.The plant transpired some of the water it absorbed in its roots through its leaves.
transpirarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to exude sweat)
a. to sweat
El baterista de la banda transpira muchísimo cuando toca.The drummer of the band sweats a lot when he's playing.
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transpirar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (sudar)
a. to perspire
2. (botany)
a. to transpire
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (exudar)
a. to exude
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transpirar
intransitive verb
1 (sudar) to perspire
2 [+líquido] to seep through; ooze out; (Botánica) to transpire
3 (revelarse) to transpire; become known
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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