vale


vale
m.
1 coupon, voucher (bono).
vale de comida luncheon voucher
vale de compra (finance) credit note
vale de regalo gift token
2 free ticket (entrada gratuita).
3 receipt (comprobante).
4 IOU.
5 pal(informal). (Mexican Spanish, Venezuelan Spanish)
6 buddy, mate, pal, chum.
7 Vale.
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: valer.
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vale
nombre masculino
1 (comprobante) voucher; (recibo) receipt
2 (pagaré) IOU, promissory note
interjección
1 familiar OK!
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FRASEOLOGÍA
vale de devolución credit note
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noun m.
voucher
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I
SM
(Econ) (=pagaré) promissory note frm, IOU *; (=recibo) receipt; (=cuenta) bill, check (EEUU); (=cupón) voucher, chit

vale de comida — luncheon voucher

vale de compra — voucher

vale de correo — money order

vale de descuento — discount voucher

vale de regalo — gift voucher, gift certificate (EEUU)

vale (de) restaurante — luncheon voucher

vale postal — money order

II
*
EXCL ( Esp) OK, sure valer 2., 8) III
*
SM (LAm) (=amigo) pal *, chum, buddy (EEUU)

ser vale con algn — (And) to be pals with sb *

vale corrido — (Caribe) old crony

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I
masculino
1)
a) (para adquirir algo) voucher; (por devolución) credit note o slip

un vale de descuento — a money-off coupon

b) (pagaré) IOU
2) (Per) (apuesta) tb

vale triple — treble

II
interjección: ver valer 4)
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= okay, token, coupon, okeydokey! [okidoki].
Ex. Okay, Wops are not Wops, they're Italians.
Ex. They have implemented a voluntary system for libraries of charging for photocopies with flat-rate 5 franc tokens, which can either be re-used by the recipient or cashed in for 4 francs.
Ex. Payment by coupons, nationally and internationally, can be helpful.
Ex. Try a search for 'okeydokey' in these online resources.
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* canjear un vale = redeem + voucher.
* vale canjeable = voucher, gift certificate.
* vale canjeable por un libro = book token.
* vale canjeable por un regalo = gift voucher.
* vale de descuento = coupon.
* vale de regalo = gift certificate.
* * *
I
masculino
1)
a) (para adquirir algo) voucher; (por devolución) credit note o slip

un vale de descuento — a money-off coupon

b) (pagaré) IOU
2) (Per) (apuesta) tb

vale triple — treble

II
interjección: ver valer 4)
* * *
= okay, token, coupon, okeydokey! [okidoki].

Ex: Okay, Wops are not Wops, they're Italians.

Ex: They have implemented a voluntary system for libraries of charging for photocopies with flat-rate 5 franc tokens, which can either be re-used by the recipient or cashed in for 4 francs.
Ex: Payment by coupons, nationally and internationally, can be helpful.
Ex: Try a search for 'okeydokey' in these online resources.
* canjear un vale = redeem + voucher.
* vale canjeable = voucher, gift certificate.
* vale canjeable por un libro = book token.
* vale canjeable por un regalo = gift voucher.
* vale de descuento = coupon.
* vale de regalo = gift certificate.

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vale1
masculine
A
1 (para adquirir algo) voucher; (por una devolución) credit note o slip
un vale de descuento a money-off coupon
2 (pagaré) IOU
B
(Per) (apuesta) tb vale triple treble
C (Méx) (compañero) valedor B. (↑ valedor)
vale2
interjection
ver valer vi D. (↑ valer)
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Del verbo valer: (conjugate valer)

vale es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
vale    
valer
vale sustantivo masculino
a) (para adquirir algo) voucher;

(por devolución) credit note o slip;
un vale de descuento a money-off coupon

b) (pagaré) IOU

■ interjección ver valer verbo intransitivo 4
valer (conjugate valer) verbo transitivo
1 (tener un valor de) to be worth;
(costar) to cost;
¿cuánto valen? how much are they?, what do they cost?

2 (+ me/te/le etc) (ganar):
esta obra le valió un premio this play earned o won her a prize

verbo intransitivo
1 (+ compl) (tener cierto valor) to be worth;
(costar) to cost;
vale más, pero es mejor it costs more but it's better;

cada cupón vale por un regalo each voucher is worth a gift
2 (tener valor no material):
ha demostrado que vale he has shown his worth;

como profesor no vale (nada) as a teacher he's useless;
vales tanto como él you're as good as he is;
hacerse vale to assert oneself;
hacer vale algo ‹derecho› to assert o enforce sth
3 (servir):
esta no vale, es muy ancha this one's no good, it's too wide;

no le valió de nada protestar protesting got him nowhere;
no vale para algo to be useless o no good at sth
4
vale (Esp fam)

a) (expresando acuerdo) OK;

¿a las ocho? — ¡vale! at eight o'clock? — sure o fine o OK?;

¿vale? OK?, all right?
b) (basta):

¿vale así? is that OK o enough?

5
más vale : más vale así it's better that way;

más te vale ir you'd better go
6
a) (ser válido) [entrada/pasaporte] to be valid;

[jugada/partido] to count
b) (estar permitido):

eso no vale, estás haciendo trampa that's not fair, you're cheating;

no vale mirar you're not allowed to look
7 (Méx fam)
a) (no importar):

a mí eso me vale I don't give a damn about that (colloq)

b) (no tener valor) to be useless o no good (colloq)

c) (estropearse):

mi coche ya valió my car's had it (colloq)

valerse verbo pronominal
1 (servirse) valese de algo/algn to use sth/sb
2 [anciano/enfermo]:
valese por sí mismo to look after oneself

3 (estar permitido, ser correcto):
no se vale golpear por debajo del cinturón hitting below the belt is not allowed;

¡no se vale! that's not fair!
vale
I sustantivo masculino
1 (bono, papeleta canjeable) voucher
2 (compromiso de pago, pagaré) promissory note, IOU
II exclamación all right, OK ➣ Ver nota en all right
valer
I verbo transitivo
1 (tener precio, costar) to cost
2 (tener valor) to be worth ➣ Ver nota en worth
3 (ser causa o motivo de) to earn: el suspenso le valió una reprimenda, he was told off for failing
4 (merecer) to be worth: vale la pena leerlo, it is worth reading
II verbo intransitivo
1 (ser meritorio) es una mujer que vale mucho, she is a fine woman
2 (ser útil, capaz) vale para rastrillar hojas, it is used to rake up leaves
no vale para estudiar, he is no good at studying
de nada vale quejarse, it is useless to complain
3 (ropa, zapatos) to fit: ya no me vale, it doesn't fit me anymore
'vale' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
bono
- buena
- bueno
- indistintamente
- potosí
- prevenir
- punto
- tarde
- valer
- valle
- vencida
- vencido
- céntimo
- cupón
- hombre
- madre
- malo
- maña
- pájaro
- pena
- talón
English:
all right
- best
- better
- bird
- book token
- by
- coupon
- debenture
- devil
- enough
- fine
- gift certificate
- gift token
- gift voucher
- go
- go for
- hassle
- hopeless
- may
- OK
- okay
- raincheck
- right
- strength
- token
- trading stamp
- try
- up to
- voucher
- warrant
- weight
- well
- worth
- worthwhile
- book
- count
- damn
- effort
- gift
- good
- late
- safe
- stock
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vale1
nm
1. [bono, cupón] coupon, voucher
Comp
vale de compra [por devolución] credit note; [como premio] (gift) voucher;
vale de descuento discount coupon o voucher;
vale de regalo gift token
2. [comprobante] receipt
3. [pagaré] IOU
4. [entrada gratuita] free ticket
interj
Esp
1. [de acuerdo] O.K.!, all right!;
¿quieres un helado? – ¡vale! do you want an ice cream? – O.K. o all right!;
por mí, vale it's fine o O.K. by me;
¿vale? O.K.?, all right?;
tú te quedas aquí, ¿vale? you stay here, right?
2. [basta]
¡vale (ya)! that's enough!;
¿vale así o [m5]vale con eso o quieres un poco más? is that enough or do you want a bit more?
vale2 nm
Méx, Ven Fam [amigo] pal, Br mate, US buddy
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vale
m voucher, coupon;
vale de comida lunch voucher
* * *
vale nm
1) : voucher
2) pagaré: promissary note, IOU
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vale1 interj OK / all right
¡vale!, nos vemos a las cinco OK! I'll see you at 5.00pm
iremos juntos, ¿vale? we'll go together, all right?
vale2 n voucher
por la compra de dos kilos, te dan un vale por valor de 100 pesetas if you buy two kilos, they give you a 100 peseta voucher

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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