cerra



Del verbo cerrar: (conjugar)
cerrá es:
2ª persona singular (vos) imperativo

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Principal Translations
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (puerta, ventana, lugar)close, shut vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
Note: para que nadie ni nada pueda pasar
 Cierra la puerta para que no entre el frío.
 Close (or: shut) the door so the cold doesn't get in.
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (tapar)close vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  shut vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  cover vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal)seal vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Pon las alubias en ese recipiente y ciérralo.
 Put the beans in the container and close it.
cerrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (unirse estrechamente, juntarse) (military, march)close vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El día de la marcha, se cerraron las filas y aminoraron el paso conforme se acercaron a la plaza mayor.
 On the day of the march, they closed ranks and slowed their pace as they approached the main square.
cerrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (curva: ceñirse) (street)block vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
Note: pegarse a la parte interior
 En la carretera una camioneta no logró esquivar al coche que se cerró en la curva.
 On the highway, the van was unable to avoid the car blocked on the curve.
cerrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (negarse, resistirse, oponerse)be closed v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal, stubborn)dig in your heels, refuse to budge v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Cuando empieza a recibir críticas siempre se pone a la defensiva y se cierra al diálogo.
 Whenever he starts getting criticism, he always gets defensive and is closed to dialogue.
 * They wanted him to be flexible with the arrangements but he refused to budge.
cerrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (cielo: cubrirse de nubes) (sky)become overcast vi + adj
  cloud over v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 De pronto el cielo se cerró y empezó a llover.
 Suddenly the sky became overcast and it began to rain.
cerrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (noche: oscurecer por completo) (night)fall viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Diariamente salía de su casa al cerrarse la noche y regresaba al despuntar el alba.
 Every day he would leave his house as night fell and return as dawn broke.
cerrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (ropa: abotonarse, abrocharse) (buttons)fasten, button vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (zip fastener)do up, zip up 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."
  button up 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."
 Ciérrate la camisa que vas demasiado provocativa.
 Fasten your shirt, you're looking too provocative.
cerrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (derecho: hacer concluir un caso) (solved or unsolved)close vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (solved)finish vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
cerrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (derecho: dar por terminado un expediente)close, shut vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 
Additional Translations
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (acontecimiento: clausurar) (event)close vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  end vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los fuegos artificiales cerraron la fiesta.
 A firework display closed the celebration.
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (herida: cicatrizar)heal viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  close, close up viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 La herida cerró muy bien.
 The wound healed very nicely.
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (acto: finalizar) (with agreement)finalize, conclude vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (usually without agreement)end, close, terminate
 Los sindicatos y la patronal cerraron las negociaciones.
 The unions and the owners finalized (or: concluded) the negotiations.
 * Negotiations between the two companies ended due to price demands.
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (cortinas: correr) (curtains)draw vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (blinds)close vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La vecina siempre cierra las cortinas para que no la vean.
 The neighbor always draws the curtains so she can't be seen.
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (frasco: ajustar la tapa) (jar, container)close vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  cover, seal vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Tienes que cerrar los frascos y los botes para que no huela mal el frigorífico.
 You have to close the bottles and jars so that the refrigerator doesn't smell bad.
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (grifo: parar el agua)turn off 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."
 Cierra siempre el grifo mientras te estés lavando los dientes.
 Always turn off the faucet while you're brushing your teeth.
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (puño: apretar) (fist)clench, tighten vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Cerré los puños tan fuerte de la tensión que reventé un vaso.
 I clenched my fists so tightly from the tension that I broke a glass.
cerrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). América Latina (luces: apagar) (lights, TV)turn off 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."
  (UK)turn out 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."
  (informal)shut off 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."
 No se te olvide cerrar las luces al salir para no gastar electricidad.
 Don't forget to turn off the lights when you leave, to avoid wasting electricity.
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Compound Forms:
cerrar con broche de oro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (de forma espectacular)close with a final flourish v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  give a grand finale to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Mariah Carey cerró con broche de oro la entrega de premios de este año.
cerrar con llave loc verb (echar la llave, el cerrojo)lock vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Cierra la puerta con llave al salir.
 Lock the door when you leave.
cerrar el grifo turn off the tap v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cerrar el pico,
cerrar la boca,
callar la boca
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial, ofensivo (callarse)shut up viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Anda, cierra el pico, que me estás mareando.
cerrar la puerta a alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (no permitir la entrada)close the door on [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  shut [sb] out 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."
cerrar la sesión loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (salir de una aplicación) (computer)log out viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Cierra la sesión que quiero entrar con mi cuenta.
cerrar la sesión loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (terminar una reunión) (meeting)adjourn viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  adjourn vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Nos vemos obligados a cerrar la sesión por motivos técnicos.
 We had to adjourn for technical reasons.
 We had to adjourn the meeting for technical reasons.
cerrar los ojos close your eyes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cerrar un acuerdo reach an agreement, seal an agreement vtr + n
cerrar un capítulo end a chapter, finish a chapter, close a chapter vtr + n
cerrar un negocio close a deal, close a business deal, clinch a deal v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (colloquial)seal the deal v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cerrar un plazo expire viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
cerrar un trato close a deal v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cerrar una venta make a sale, close the sale v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
en un abrir y cerrar de ojos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (en un instante) (figurative)in the blink of an eye exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
no cerrar las piernas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). desaprobación (mujer: seducida fácilmente) (literally)never keep your legs closed exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (slang)be a floozy v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Si Mesalina tenía mala reputación es porque no cerraba las piernas.
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