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Principal Translations
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desbordar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (rebasar, desparramar)cause [sth] to overflow v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  overflow vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La intensa lluvia desbordó el río en unas horas.
 The heavy rain caused the river to overflow within hours.
desbordar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). figurado (emanar, brotar) (figurative)radiate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  ([sb]: emotions)overflow viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  be brimming with, be brimming over with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Desbordaba amor por todos lados.
 He was radiating love in every direction.
desbordarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (desparramarse)overflow viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  spill over, run over vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 La bomba se rompió, y el agua del tinaco se desbordó por todo el techo.
 The pump broke, and the water from the tank overflowed over the whole roof.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
desbordar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (rebasar)exceed vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  be too much for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  go beyond vi + prep
 Su intromisión desborda la paciencia de cualquiera.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

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