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Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
bolster [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (support)reforzar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  apuntalar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  fortalecer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  reafirmar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Many office workers use cushions to bolster their backs while sitting at their desks.
bolster [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (support)apoyar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  estar con loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 The church bolstered Ben when he ran for mayor.
bolster [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (support)levantar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The abundant scientific evidence bolsters the argument for the threat of global warming.
bolster nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (long pillow)cabezal nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  almohada nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 Sherry sews decorative covers for bolsters and other types of pillows.
 
Additional Translations
InglésEspañol
bolster nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (chisel)cincel nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
bolster nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (padded support cushion)almohadón nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 Using a bolster can be helpful for some yoga positions.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
InglésEspañol
bolster [sb] up,
bolster up [sb]
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."
figurative (support [sb])levantar la moral a loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  animar a vtr + prep
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