gratis


gratis
adj.
free, free of charge, give-away, costless.
adv.
free, for nothing.
ser gratis to be free
me salió gratis el viaje the journey didn't cost me anything
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gratis
adverbio
1 free
el segundo paquete te sale gratis you get the second packet free
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adj.
free
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1.
ADV free, for nothing

te lo arreglarán gratis — they'll fix it (for) free o for nothing

comimos gratis — we ate for free o nothing

de gratis — LAm gratis

2.
ADJ free

la entrada es gratis — entry is free

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I
adjetivo free

es gratis — it is free (of charge)

II
adverbio free

entramos gratis — we got in free

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= free, freely, free of charge, giveaway [give-away], gratis, complimentary, without charge, pro bono, at no cost, no cost(s), free of cost, cost free, freebie, for free, without cost, freely available, costless, free for the taking, at no charge, on a complimentary basis.
Ex. Late in 1986, the Medical Library took advantage of Cambridge Scientific Abstracts' free trial offer of its compact Medline on CD-ROM.
Ex. The imposition of fee-based services may radically curtail the breadth of resources available to library users where historically information has been offered freely.
Ex. Law centres employ qualified lawyers and they receive a waiver from the Law Society that allows them to provide their services free of charge.
Ex. HUD publications range from give-away pamphlets to multi-volume research tomes = Las publicaciones HUD van desde los folletos gratuitos a tomos de investigaciones en varios volúmenes.
Ex. Answers were obtained from 102 centres, 1/2 of which provide information services gratis, but some charges for photocopying.
Ex. This is a classified, annotated guide to magazines which fall into the general category of house magazines available to libraries on a complimentary basis.
Ex. There is a drop-in centre with a fully equipped sound recording studio and video editing suite offering guitar tuition and rehearsal space to local teenagers without charge.
Ex. Pro bono work should be a part of professional duty, not looked on as a charitable act = El trabajo desinteresado debería formar parte de los deberes profesionales y no considerarse como un acto caritativo.
Ex. Some commercial information providers are giving away a little information at no cost in order to attract customers onto the system.
Ex. Respondents who preferred CD-ROM searching did so because they liked doing their own searches and the fact that there were no costs involved.
Ex. An annexure reviews electronic journals available free of cost.
Ex. In an attempt to overcome this problem, a group of small health related libraries responded by forming a cost free cooperative called GRATIS in 1982.
Ex. The article 'Professional reference service with 'freebie' librarians' discusses the free online reference service offered by the Internet Public Library.
Ex. In addition, most or all of the contents of the resources listed are available for free.
Ex. The author looks at how 'free' information really is and whether we can continue to expect high quality information to be available without cost.
Ex. Thus, resources should be freely available, or at the very last charge only nominal fees for their use.
Ex. Another property of DSMA protocols is a provision for a graceful dynamic reconfiguration and costless protocol recovery after a lost token.
Ex. The short answer of course is 'yes,' simply because we now live in a world where these resources are expected to be there, and many expect them to be there free for the taking.
Ex. This latest move makes available at no charge more than 150 electronic publications for which fees were previously charged.
Ex. Mountain bikes are available on a complimentary basis for guests who wish to explore the scenic north coast of the island.
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* billete gratis = free ticket.
* de forma gratis = on a complimentary basis.
* de pago o gratis = fee or free, fee versus free.
* entrada gratis = free ticket.
* nada es gratis = nothing comes without a cost.
* nada es gratis en la viña del Señor = there is no such thing as a free lunch, there is no such thing as a free ride.
* obtener gratis = obtain + free.
* recibir gratis = get + free.
* servicio gratis = frill.
* * *
I
adjetivo free

es gratis — it is free (of charge)

II
adverbio free

entramos gratis — we got in free

* * *
= free, freely, free of charge, giveaway [give-away], gratis, complimentary, without charge, pro bono, at no cost, no cost(s), free of cost, cost free, freebie, for free, without cost, freely available, costless, free for the taking, at no charge, on a complimentary basis.

Ex: Late in 1986, the Medical Library took advantage of Cambridge Scientific Abstracts' free trial offer of its compact Medline on CD-ROM.

Ex: The imposition of fee-based services may radically curtail the breadth of resources available to library users where historically information has been offered freely.
Ex: Law centres employ qualified lawyers and they receive a waiver from the Law Society that allows them to provide their services free of charge.
Ex: HUD publications range from give-away pamphlets to multi-volume research tomes = Las publicaciones HUD van desde los folletos gratuitos a tomos de investigaciones en varios volúmenes.
Ex: Answers were obtained from 102 centres, 1/2 of which provide information services gratis, but some charges for photocopying.
Ex: This is a classified, annotated guide to magazines which fall into the general category of house magazines available to libraries on a complimentary basis.
Ex: There is a drop-in centre with a fully equipped sound recording studio and video editing suite offering guitar tuition and rehearsal space to local teenagers without charge.
Ex: Pro bono work should be a part of professional duty, not looked on as a charitable act = El trabajo desinteresado debería formar parte de los deberes profesionales y no considerarse como un acto caritativo.
Ex: Some commercial information providers are giving away a little information at no cost in order to attract customers onto the system.
Ex: Respondents who preferred CD-ROM searching did so because they liked doing their own searches and the fact that there were no costs involved.
Ex: An annexure reviews electronic journals available free of cost.
Ex: In an attempt to overcome this problem, a group of small health related libraries responded by forming a cost free cooperative called GRATIS in 1982.
Ex: The article 'Professional reference service with 'freebie' librarians' discusses the free online reference service offered by the Internet Public Library.
Ex: In addition, most or all of the contents of the resources listed are available for free.
Ex: The author looks at how 'free' information really is and whether we can continue to expect high quality information to be available without cost.
Ex: Thus, resources should be freely available, or at the very last charge only nominal fees for their use.
Ex: Another property of DSMA protocols is a provision for a graceful dynamic reconfiguration and costless protocol recovery after a lost token.
Ex: The short answer of course is 'yes,' simply because we now live in a world where these resources are expected to be there, and many expect them to be there free for the taking.
Ex: This latest move makes available at no charge more than 150 electronic publications for which fees were previously charged.
Ex: Mountain bikes are available on a complimentary basis for guests who wish to explore the scenic north coast of the island.
* billete gratis = free ticket.
* de forma gratis = on a complimentary basis.
* de pago o gratis = fee or free, fee versus free.
* entrada gratis = free ticket.
* nada es gratis = nothing comes without a cost.
* nada es gratis en la viña del Señor = there is no such thing as a free lunch, there is no such thing as a free ride.
* obtener gratis = obtain + free.
* recibir gratis = get + free.
* servicio gratis = frill.

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gratis1
adjective
free
la entrada es gratis entrance is free
este folleto es gratis this brochure is free (of charge) o gratis
gratis2
adverb
free
me lo arregló gratis he fixed it for me free
entramos gratis we got in free o for nothing
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gratis adj/adv
free;
es gratis it is free (of charge);

entramos gratis we got in free o for nothing
gratis
I adv inv free: le salió gratis la matrícula, his registration was free
II adjetivo free: hay un billete gratis para ir al cine, we have a free ticket for the movies

'gratis' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
balde
- gratuidad
- gratuita
- gratuito
- pesetera
- pesetero
English:
bonus
- charge
- complimentary
- delivery
- free
- mooch
- nothing
- toll-free
- wangle
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gratis
adj inv
free;
ser gratis to be free;
entrada gratis [en letrero] entrance free
adv
(for) free, for nothing;
entré gratis al concierto I got into the concert (for) free o for nothing;
me salió gratis el viaje the journey didn't cost me anything
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gratis
adj & adv free
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gratis adv
gratuitamente: free, for free, gratis
gratis adj
gratuito: free, gratis
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gratis adv
1. (sin pagar) free
2. (sin cobrar) for nothing

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • gratis — GRÁTIS adv. Fără plată, fără bani, în mod gratuit. ♢ Pe gratis = a) fără plată; b) fig. fără motiv, în mod nejustificat. – Din fr. gratis, lat. gratis. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  GRÁTIS adv. degeaba, gratuit, (pop.) geaba. (A da… …   Dicționar Român

  • gratis — grat‧is [ˈgræts, ˈgreɪts] adverb free: • His work for the charity is performed gratis. gratis adjective : • There s a small charge for some programs; others are gratis. * * * Ⅰ. gratis UK US /ˈgrætɪs/ adverb COMMERCE ► …   Financial and business terms

  • gratis — Gratis. adv. Par une pure grace, sans qu il en couste rien. On luy a donné ses Bulles gratis. on luy a expedié ses Provisions, ses Lettres gratis. on a escrit sur son Arrest Gratis. Il est quelquefois substantif. Il demande le gratis de ses… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • gratis — Adj std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. grātīs umsonst , zu l. grātia Gefallen (Ablativ Plural gratiīs), zu l. grātus erwünscht, willkommen . Also etwa: aus Erkenntlichkeit .    Ebenso nndl. gratis, ne. gratis, gratuitous, nfrz. gratis,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • gratis — Como adjetivo, ‘gratuito’: «La sal y el agua son gratis» (Martínez Evita [Arg. 1995]); y, como adverbio, ‘gratuitamente, sin pagar nada’: «Nos alojaba gratis» (Bryce Vida [Perú 1981]). Debe evitarse en el habla culta la expresión ⊕ de gratis, que …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • GRATIS — libri nomen, qui in Academia Cracoviensi, contra Iesuitas prodiit, quo magnopere hi arguuntur, quod dum se gratis docere simulent, bona Nobilium ac divitias ingentes, ad se pertrahant. Flammis iussu Regis datus: interim in Comitiis regni A. C.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Gratis — Gratis, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 934 Housing Units (2000): 361 Land area (2000): 0.944171 sq. miles (2.445391 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.944171 sq. miles (2.445391 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Gratis, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 934 Housing Units (2000): 361 Land area (2000): 0.944171 sq. miles (2.445391 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.944171 sq. miles (2.445391 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • gratis — adjetivo 1. (invariable) Uso/registro: coloquial. Que no cuesta dinero: He conseguido una partida gratis. Sinónimo: gratuito. adverbio 1. Sin tener que pagar o cobrar …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • gratis — I adjective as a favor, complimentary, costless, expenseless, for nothing, free, free of charge, free of cost, free of expense, gratiis, gratuito, unbought, unpaid for, unrecompensed, voluntary, without charge, without consideration, without… …   Law dictionary


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