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Principal Translations
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aclarar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (explicar) (question)answer vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (general)clarify, explain vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (topic)cast light on, shed light on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (confusion)clear up vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 El profesor aclara las dudas de los alumnos.
 The teacher answers the students questions.
aclarar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (color: poner más claro) (colour)lighten vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  make lighter vtr + adj
 Aclaré el color añadiendo un poco de blanco.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. To lighten the colour you just need to add a bit of white.
aclarar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (cielo: disiparse las nubes)clear viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
Note: Impersonal.
 El cielo aclaró y salimos a dar un paseo.
 The sky cleared and we went for a walk.
aclarar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (algo espeso: diluir)lighten vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  dilute vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  water down vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 No me gusta el chocolate tan espeso; lo voy a aclarar con un poco de leche.
aclarar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (enjuagar algo)rinse vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Aclara la ropa después de jabonarla.
 Rinse the clothes after washing them.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
aclarar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (amanecer)dawn viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
Note: Impersonal.
 El día aclara a las 6 a.m.
aclarar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (esclarecer, resolver)clear up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Sherlock Holmes aclaró el crimen.
aclararse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (asunto: disiparse)clarify vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  clear up vtr phrasal inseo
  to be explained v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Cuando se aclararon los malentendidos regresó la paz.
aclararse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (mente: poner en claro)clear vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  get straight vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
 Salgan a caminar un rato, ¡a ver si se aclaran de una vez!
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
aclarar la mente loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (pensar con claridad)clear your mind v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Un poco de descanso tal vez me aclare la mente.
 A little rest might clear my mind.
aclararse la voz loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (evitar sonar ronco)clear your throat v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
se debe aclarar exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (es preciso aclarar)one should clarify, one should explain v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  it should be made clear, it should be explained v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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