descartar


descartar
v.
1 to refuse, to reject (ayuda).
2 to discard, to dismiss, to put aside, to drop away.
Ricardo descartó la violencia Richard discarded violence.
María descartó los tomates verdes Mary discarded the green tomatoes.
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descartar
verbo transitivo
1 to discard, reject, rule out
descartamos esa posibilidad we ruled out that possibility
verbo pronominal descartarse de
1 (cartas) to discard, throw away
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FRASEOLOGÍA
quedar descartado,-a to be left out, be ruled out
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verb
to rule out, reject
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1. VT
1) (=eliminar) [+ candidato, plan, opción] to reject, rule out; [+ posibilidad, hipótesis] to dismiss, discount

no hay que descartar la existencia de agua en el planeta — we cannot dismiss o discount the possibility of water on the planet

han descartado la convocatoria de elecciones anticipadas — they've ruled out (the possibility of) an early election

ya puedes descartar lo de hacer una fiesta en casa — you can forget about having a party at home

2) (Naipes) to throw away, discard
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo <plan/posibilidad> to rule out, dismiss; <candidato> to reject, rule out
2.
descartarse v pron (en cartas) to discard
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= dismiss, rule out, discount, foreclose, write off, count + Nombre + out, scrap.
Ex. It is too early to dismiss those physical forms associated with non-computerised cataloguing and indexing.
Ex. If, however, we index documents about primary schools under the term primary school, we can immediately rule out a lot of irrelevant documents in our search.
Ex. Assistance from part-time librarians should not be totally discounted, however.
Ex. The USA must act quickly before the rush of events forecloses some of the options now available for developing and managing this technology.
Ex. They express concern over Povinelli's certainty in writing off that multicultural project, however.
Ex. Right now, there is no clear Republican candidate, though the inimitable Joe Kelly can never be counted out until the deadline passes.
Ex. There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
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* descartar Algo = put + Nombre + out of the question.
* descartar una idea = dismiss + idea, discount + notion.
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1.
verbo transitivo <plan/posibilidad> to rule out, dismiss; <candidato> to reject, rule out
2.
descartarse v pron (en cartas) to discard
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= dismiss, rule out, discount, foreclose, write off, count + Nombre + out, scrap.

Ex: It is too early to dismiss those physical forms associated with non-computerised cataloguing and indexing.

Ex: If, however, we index documents about primary schools under the term primary school, we can immediately rule out a lot of irrelevant documents in our search.
Ex: Assistance from part-time librarians should not be totally discounted, however.
Ex: The USA must act quickly before the rush of events forecloses some of the options now available for developing and managing this technology.
Ex: They express concern over Povinelli's certainty in writing off that multicultural project, however.
Ex: Right now, there is no clear Republican candidate, though the inimitable Joe Kelly can never be counted out until the deadline passes.
Ex: There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
* descartar Algo = put + Nombre + out of the question.
* descartar una idea = dismiss + idea, discount + notion.

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descartar [A1 ]
vt
‹plan/posibilidad› to rule out, discount; ‹candidato› to reject, rule out
lo de ir en tren ha quedado descartado I/we've ruled out the idea of going by train
descartarse
v pron
(en cartas) to discard descartarse DE algo to throw sth away, discard sth
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descartar (conjugate descartar) verbo transitivo
to rule out
descartar verbo transitivo to rule out: han descartado nuestra propuesta, they've ruled out our proposal
'descartar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
desechar
- desterrar
English:
discard
- discount
- dismiss
- preclude
- rule out
- scrap
- write off
- eliminate
- rule
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descartar
vt
1. [posibilidad, idea] to rule out;
[plan] to reject; [persona] to reject, to rule out; [ayuda] to refuse, to reject;
no descartamos un pacto con la izquierda moderada we don't rule out a pact with the moderate left;
ha quedado descartado que el tumor sea maligno any possibility that the tumour might be malignant has been ruled out
2. Am [tirar] to throw out, to discard;
habrá que descartar todos los libros viejos all the old books will have to be thrown out
See also the pronominal verb descartarse
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descartar
v/t rule out
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descartar vt
: to rule out, to reject
See also the reflexive verb descartarse

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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