rebajar


rebajar
v.
1 to reduce (price).
te rebajo 10 euros I'll knock 10 euros off for you
Pedro rebajó los precios Peter reduced the prices.
2 to humiliate (person).
María rebajó a sus empleados Mary humiliated her employees.
3 to tone down.
4 to lower (altura).
5 to dilute.
6 to lose weight.
Pedro rebajó muy rápido Peter lost weight quickly.
7 to rebate, to trim down, to sink, to trim.
Ricardo rebajó los precios Richard rebated the prices.
8 to have less.
Me rebajó la fiebre I have less fever.
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rebajar
verbo transitivo
1 (nivel) to lower; (arco) to depress
2 (precio) to cut, reduce
3 (color) to soften, tone down; (intensidad) to diminish
4 (bebida) to water down
5 (comida - sazonamiento) to make milder; (- densidad) to make thinner, thin out
6 figurado (humillar) to humiliate
verbo pronominal rebajarse
1 MILITAR to be exempted
2 figurado (humillarse) to humble oneself
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FRASEOLOGÍA
rebajarse a hacer algo to stoop to do something, lower oneself to do something
rebajarse ante alguien to humble oneself before somebody
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verb
to reduce, lower
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1. VT
1) (=reducir)
a) [en dinero] [+ impuesto, coste, precio] to reduce, cut, lower

algunos bancos rebajaron ayer sus tipos de interés — some banks reduced o cut o lowered their interest rates yesterday

le rebajaron el precio en un cinco por ciento — they reduced o cut the price by five per cent, they took five per cent off

¿nos han rebajado algo? — have they taken something off?, have they given us a reduction o discount?

hemos rebajado todos nuestros artículos — we have reduced all our stock

b) [en tiempo] [+ condena, castigo] to reduce; [+ edad, límite] to lower

le rebajaron la condena por buen comportamiento — his sentence was reduced for good behaviour

han rebajado la edad penal a los 16 años — they have lowered the age of criminal responsibility to 16

propusieron rebajar la jornada de trabajo — they proposed shortening the working day

rebajó la plusmarca mundial en 1,2 segundos — he took 1.2 seconds off the world record

c) [en cantidad] [+ nivel, temperatura] to reduce, lower; [+ luz, tensión, intensidad] to reduce; [+ peso] to lose; [+ dolor] to ease, alleviate

la OMS aconseja rebajar el consumo de azúcar en la dieta — the WHO recommends reducing o lowering the sugar intake in one's diet

quiere rebajar cinco kilos — he wants to take off o lose five kilos

el hotel rebajó su categoría de cinco a cuatro estrellas — the hotel reduced its rating from five-star to four-star

2) (=diluir) [+ líquido] to dilute; [+ pintura] to thin; [+ color] to tone down; [+ droga] to cut, adulterate

siempre rebaja el vino con gaseosa — he always dilutes his wine with soda water

echa un poco más de agua al caldo para rebajarlo de sal — put a bit more water in the soup to make it less salty

3) (=bajar la altura de) [+ terreno] to lower, lower the level of; [+ tejado] to lower; [+ puerta] to rabbet
4) (=humillar) to humiliate, put down

rebajó a su mujer delante de sus amigos — he put his wife down o humiliated his wife in front of their friends

piensa que ese trabajo lo rebaja — he thinks that job is beneath him o is humiliating

ese tipo de comportamiento te rebaja — that sort of behaviour does you no credit

5) (Mil) (=eximir) to exempt (de from)
2.
VI

rebajar de peso — Arg, Uru to slim, lose weight

una dieta para rebajar de peso — a diet to lose weight, a slimming diet

3.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <precio> to lower, bring ... down; <artículo> to reduce

me rebajó $200 — he took $200 off

me lo rebajó a $3.500 — he brought the price down to $3,500

2) <pintura/solución> to dilute, thin
3)
a) (achicar, acortar)

rebajar un poco la puerta — to cut/saw/plane a little off the door

b) <terreno> to lower (the level of)
c) <peso/kilos> to lose
4) (humillar) to humiliate; (bajar)

fue rebajado de categoría — it was relegated to a lower category o downgraded

2.
rebajar vi (humillar) to degrade, be degrading
3.
rebajarse v pron

rebajarse a + inf — to lower oneself TO -ing

no pienso rebajarme a pedirle perdón — I'm not going to lower myself to asking him to forgive me

rebajarse ante alguien — to humble oneself before somebody

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= be below + Posesivo + dignity, abase, humble, shave off, mark + Nombre + down.
Nota: Generalmente aplicado a los precios.
Ex. It was clear, though, that this author felt that the job had been below his dignity.
Ex. Fairy tales not abased by the 'culture industry' might save us from our present state of barbarism resulting from a capitalism run wild.
Ex. After nine long years, Pakistan's fourth military dictator, General Musharraf, had been humbled by the masses.
Ex. You can shave off as much as 50% or even more from your current rate for home insurance in Arizona.
Ex. They have just marked down all summer handbags to 50 percent off.
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* rebajar el precio = cut + price.
* rebajar los precios = knock down + prices, slash + prices.
* rebajarse = crawl.
* rebajarse a = stoop to.
* rebajarse al nivel de Alguien = get down to + Posesivo + level.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <precio> to lower, bring ... down; <artículo> to reduce

me rebajó $200 — he took $200 off

me lo rebajó a $3.500 — he brought the price down to $3,500

2) <pintura/solución> to dilute, thin
3)
a) (achicar, acortar)

rebajar un poco la puerta — to cut/saw/plane a little off the door

b) <terreno> to lower (the level of)
c) <peso/kilos> to lose
4) (humillar) to humiliate; (bajar)

fue rebajado de categoría — it was relegated to a lower category o downgraded

2.
rebajar vi (humillar) to degrade, be degrading
3.
rebajarse v pron

rebajarse a + inf — to lower oneself TO -ing

no pienso rebajarme a pedirle perdón — I'm not going to lower myself to asking him to forgive me

rebajarse ante alguien — to humble oneself before somebody

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= be below + Posesivo + dignity, abase, humble, shave off, mark + Nombre + down.
Nota: Generalmente aplicado a los precios.

Ex: It was clear, though, that this author felt that the job had been below his dignity.

Ex: Fairy tales not abased by the 'culture industry' might save us from our present state of barbarism resulting from a capitalism run wild.
Ex: After nine long years, Pakistan's fourth military dictator, General Musharraf, had been humbled by the masses.
Ex: You can shave off as much as 50% or even more from your current rate for home insurance in Arizona.
Ex: They have just marked down all summer handbags to 50 percent off.
* rebajar el precio = cut + price.
* rebajar los precios = knock down + prices, slash + prices.
* rebajarse = crawl.
* rebajarse a = stoop to.
* rebajarse al nivel de Alguien = get down to + Posesivo + level.

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rebajar [A1 ]
vt
A ‹precio› to lower, bring … down; ‹artículo› to reduce, bring down the price of
me rebajó $200 he took $200 off, he reduced it by $200, he knocked $200 off (colloq)
me rebajó el cuadro a $3.500 he brought the price of the painting down to $3,500, he reduced the painting to $3,500
pídele que te lo rebaje ask him to bring the price down o to give you a discount o (colloq) to knock a bit off
todos estaban rebajados they were all reduced
B ‹pintura› to reduce, dilute, thin; ‹solución› to dilute, thin
C
1
(achicar, acortar): hay que rebajar un poco la puerta we need to cut/saw/plane a little off the door
rebajaron el terreno unos tres metros they lowered (the level of) the ground by about three meters
2 (adelgazar) to lose
rebajó 15 kilos he lost o shed 15 kilos
3 ‹arco› to depress
4 (RPl) ‹pelo› to layer
D
1 (humillar) to humiliate
la rebajó delante de todos he humiliated her o made her look small in front of everyone
2
(bajar): llamarlo hostal es rebajarlo de categoría calling it a guest house doesn't do it justice o makes it sound less grand than it really is
el restaurante ha sido rebajado de categoría the restaurant has been relegated to a lower category o has been downgraded
3 (dar de baja) to exempt
lo rebajaron de guardias he was exempted from o relieved of guard duties
■ rebajar
vi
A (humillar) to degrade, be degrading
B
(RPl) (adelgazar) tb rebajar de peso to lose weight
rebajarse
v pron
rebajarse A + INF to lower oneself TO -ING
no pienso rebajarme a pedirle perdón I'm not going to humble myself by asking him to forgive me, I'm not going to lower myself to o stoop to asking him to forgive me
rebajarse ANTE algn to humble oneself BEFORE sb
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rebajar (conjugate rebajar) verbo transitivo
1precioto lower, bring … down;
artículoto reduce;
me rebajó $200 he took $200 off

2peso/kilosto lose
verbo intransitivo (humillar) to degrade, be degrading
rebajarse verbo pronominal rebajarse a hacer algo to lower oneself to doing sth;
rebajarse ante algn to humble oneself before sb
rebajar verbo transitivo
1 (una superficie) to lower
2 (un precio) to cut, reduce: nos ha rebajado dos mil pesetas, he has taken two thousand pesetas off
hemos rebajado las camisas, we have cut the price of the shirts
3 (una sustancia) to dilute
(con agua) to water: rebajan el vino con agua, they water the wine
(un color, tono) to soften
4 (hacer disminuir) to diminish: la falta de empleo ha rebajado su autoestima, being unemployed has diminished his self-esteem
5 (humillar) to humiliate: la corrupción rebaja a las personas, corruption degrades people
6 (a un empleado, funcionario, etc) to downgrade: rebajaron a Gómez de categoría, Gómez was downgraded
7 (una pena, multa) to reduce
'rebajar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
descontar
English:
bring down
- cheapen
- discount
- knock down
- lower
- mark down
- put down
- reduce
- slash
- cut
- debase
- knock
- mark
- put
- thin
- work
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rebajar
vt
1. [precio] to reduce;
han rebajado los precios a la mitad prices have been reduced o cut by half;
te rebajo 10 euros I'll knock 10 euros off for you;
me rebajaron el 10 por ciento they gave me 10 percent off
2. [humillar] to humiliate, to put down;
se siente inferior, toda la vida lo rebajaron he feels inferior, people have always put him down throughout his life
3. [intensidad] to tone down
4. [altura] to lower;
[acera, bordillo] to lower
5. [diluir] to dilute
6. Mil to exempt
7. RP [adelgazar] to lose;
rebajé 3 kilos en un mes I lost 3 kilos in a month
8. RP [pelo] to layer
vi
RP [adelgazar] to lose weight
See also the pronominal verb rebajarse
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rebajar
v/t precio lower, reduce; mercancías reduce; Rpl : peso lose
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rebajar vt
1) : to reduce, to lower
2) : to lessen, to diminish
3) : to humiliate
See also the reflexive verb rebajarse
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rebajar vb to reduce
rebajamos todos los precios all prices are reduced

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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