vestir

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vestir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (llevar ropa)wear vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La novia vestía un traje de crepé de seda.
 The bride was wearing a silk crêpe dress.
vestir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (poner ropa)dress vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  get dressed v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tengo que vestir al bebé.
 I have to dress my baby.
vestir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (cubrir: objetos)cover vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Voy a vestir las sillas con una tela de flores.
 I'm going to cover the seats with a flower fabric.
vestir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (diseñar, confeccionar)dress vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Es un modisto muy famoso pero sólo viste a la realeza.
 He's a very famous dressmaker but he only dresses royalty.
vestir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (llevar: uniforme)wear vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Todas las azafatas visten de uniforme.
 All flight attendants wear a uniform
vestirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (ponerse ropa)get dressed v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  put on some clothes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (costume)dress up 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."
  (costume)disguise yourself vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Espera, que me visto en un momento y voy contigo.
 Wait, I'll get dressed in a minute and go with you.
vestirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). figurado (der: adornarse con retórica) (language)dress 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."
  (language)embellish vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Marcia dressed up his language to impress the judge.
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Compound Forms:
a medio vestir loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). (semidesnudo)half dressed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  half clothed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
de buen vestir loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). (elegancia)well dressed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  elegant adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Es una persona de buen vestir, y no viste caro.
de vestir loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). (formal, elegante)fancy, dressy adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  formal, elegant adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 ¿Tienes un traje de vestir que me puedas prestar para la ceremonia?
desnudar a un santo para vestir a otro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (quitar de uno para otro) (figurative)rob Peter to pay Paul v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 ¿Para qué desnudar a un santo para vestir a otro? Haz las cosas bien.
forma de vestir,
manera de vestir
nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
(estilo) (colloquial)the way [sb] dresses, how [sb] dresses exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (informal)way of dressing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (formal)style of dress nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La forma de vestir dice mucho de la gente.
 The way you dress (or: How you dress) says a lot about you.
la ropa de vestir nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (la que se reserva)dress clothes nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
 No te pongas la ropa de vestir para estar en casa.
 Don't wear dress clothes around the house.
manera de vestir way of dressing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
muñeca de vestir nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (muñeco recortable)dress-up doll nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Recorta la muñeca de vestir y todas sus prendas de ropa.
prenda de vestir nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (pieza de ropa)garment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  item of clothing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La aduana te permite pasar cierto número de prendas de vestir.
 Customs allow you entry with a limited number of garments.
quedarse para vestir santos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (mujer: no casarse)stay single, stay unmarried v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (colloquial)be left on the shelf v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La pobre se quedó para vestir santos y odia que le digan solterona.
ropa de vestir nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (vestimenta formal)clothing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (elegant)smart dress nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  designer wear, designer clothing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Usa ropa de vestir en la oficina.
traje de vestir nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (vestimenta formal)suit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Como es abogado siempre anda con traje de vestir.
 Since he is a lawyer he always wears a suit.
vestir a alguien dress [sb] vtr + n
vestir bien dress well vtr + adv
vestir con dress in vtr + prep
  wear vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
vestir con sobriedad dress soberly vi + adv
vestir de luto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ir de negro por duelo)dress for mourning v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be dressed for mourning v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vestir santos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (quedarse soltera)stay single, remain single v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La tía abuela Josefa se quedó para vestir santos.
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