someter


someter
v.
1 to subdue.
2 to submit, to bring up for discussion, to bring up for consideration, to hand in.
María sometió su propuesta Mary submitted her proposal.
El tirano somete al pueblo The tyrant submits the people.
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someter
verbo transitivo
1 (rebeldes) to subdue, put down; (rebelión) to quell
2 (hacer recibir) to subject (a, to)
lo sometió a tortura he was subjected to torture
3 (pasiones) to subdue
4 (proponer, presentar) to submit, present
verbo pronominal someterse
1 (rendirse) to surrender (a, to)
2 (tratamiento etc) to undergo (a, -)
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FRASEOLOGÍA
someterse a la opinión de alguien to bow to somebody's opinion
someter a prueba to test, put to the test
someter algo a la autoridad to refer something to an authority
someter algo a votación to put something to the vote, vote on something
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verb
1) to subjugate
2) subject
- someterse a
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1. VT
1) (=dominar) [+ territorio, población] to subjugate; [+ rebeldes] to subdue, put down; [+ asaltante] to overpower, overcome

ni entre cuatro hombres lo pudieron someter — even four men were not enough to overpower o overcome him

2) (=subordinar)

sometió sus intereses a los de su pueblo — he put the interests of the people before his own, he subordinated his interests to those of the people frm

someter su opinión a la de otros — to put the opinion of others above one's own

3)

someter a

a) (=exponer) [+ represión, tortura, interrogatorio] to subject to

cuando se somete a elevadas temperaturas — when it is subjected to high temperatures

hay que someter a examen todas las ideas establecidas — all established ideas should be subjected to scrutiny

lo tiene sometido a su entera voluntad — he is entirely subject to her will

someterán las propuestas a un amplio debate — the proposals will be widely debated

han sometido a referéndum su ingreso en la UE — they have held a referendum on joining the EU

someter algo/a algn a prueba — to put sth/sb to the test

vamos a someter nuestra hipótesis a prueba — we are going to put our hypothesis to the test

la princesa sometió a sus pretendientes a una prueba — the princess made her suitors undergo a test

someter algo a votación — to put sth to the vote

b) (=entregar) to submit sth to

someterá el acuerdo a la aprobación de los ministros — he will submit the agreement for the approval of the ministers

someter una obra a la censura — to submit a work to the censor

2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) (dominar)

logró someter a todo el país — he managed to subjugate o conquer the whole country

fue necesario usar la fuerza para someterlo — they had to use force to subdue him

b) (subordinar)

los sometió a su autoridad — he forced them to submit to his authority

quieren someter nuestros intereses a los suyos — they are trying to put their interests before ours

2)
a) (a torturas, presiones) to subject
b) (a tratamiento)

fue sometido a una intervención quirúrgica — he had surgery o an operation

c) (a prueba) to subject

someten los productos a pruebas de calidad — the products are subjected to o undergo quality control tests

el avión fue sometido a una minuciosa revisión — the aircraft was given a thorough overhaul

d) (a votación, aprobación)

el proyecto de ley será sometido a votación — the bill will be put to the vote

la propuesta será sometida a la aprobación de los socios — the proposal will be submitted to o put before the members for approval

2.
someterse v pron
a) (a autoridad) to submit to, yield to; (a capricho) to give in to; (a ley) to comply with
b) (a prueba, exámen, operación) to undergo
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= subject, subdue, wage, subjugate, lord it over, conquer.
Ex. Author abstracts are the abstracts prepared by authors of the document that has been subjected to abstracting.
Ex. Anyway, experience had taught him that a subordinate who attempts to subdue a superordinate is almost always lost; the superordinate has too many advantages in such a contest.
Ex. It is as if libraries find themselves once again mired down in the bureaucratic information policy firefights waged during the Reagan and Bush administrations (1980-1992).
Ex. Only majorities have the power to terrorize and subjugate minority groups.
Ex. They believe that the main use for government is for some people to lord it over others at their expense.
Ex. The tools and technologies provided by the Internet enable scholars to communicate or disseminate information in ways which conquer the barriers of time and space.
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* someter a = submit to, subject to.
* someter a Alguien = bring + Nombre + under + Posesivo + sway.
* someter a control = place under + control.
* someter a disciplina = subject to + discipline.
* someter a engaño = perpetrate + deception.
* someter a examen = expose to + examination.
* someter a juicio = try.
* someter a presión = place under + pressure.
* someter a prueba = place + strain on.
* someter a una evaluación por expertos doble = double referee.
* someterse a = truckle to, bow down before, bow to.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) (dominar)

logró someter a todo el país — he managed to subjugate o conquer the whole country

fue necesario usar la fuerza para someterlo — they had to use force to subdue him

b) (subordinar)

los sometió a su autoridad — he forced them to submit to his authority

quieren someter nuestros intereses a los suyos — they are trying to put their interests before ours

2)
a) (a torturas, presiones) to subject
b) (a tratamiento)

fue sometido a una intervención quirúrgica — he had surgery o an operation

c) (a prueba) to subject

someten los productos a pruebas de calidad — the products are subjected to o undergo quality control tests

el avión fue sometido a una minuciosa revisión — the aircraft was given a thorough overhaul

d) (a votación, aprobación)

el proyecto de ley será sometido a votación — the bill will be put to the vote

la propuesta será sometida a la aprobación de los socios — the proposal will be submitted to o put before the members for approval

2.
someterse v pron
a) (a autoridad) to submit to, yield to; (a capricho) to give in to; (a ley) to comply with
b) (a prueba, exámen, operación) to undergo
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= subject, subdue, wage, subjugate, lord it over, conquer.

Ex: Author abstracts are the abstracts prepared by authors of the document that has been subjected to abstracting.

Ex: Anyway, experience had taught him that a subordinate who attempts to subdue a superordinate is almost always lost; the superordinate has too many advantages in such a contest.
Ex: It is as if libraries find themselves once again mired down in the bureaucratic information policy firefights waged during the Reagan and Bush administrations (1980-1992).
Ex: Only majorities have the power to terrorize and subjugate minority groups.
Ex: They believe that the main use for government is for some people to lord it over others at their expense.
Ex: The tools and technologies provided by the Internet enable scholars to communicate or disseminate information in ways which conquer the barriers of time and space.
* someter a = submit to, subject to.
* someter a Alguien = bring + Nombre + under + Posesivo + sway.
* someter a control = place under + control.
* someter a disciplina = subject to + discipline.
* someter a engaño = perpetrate + deception.
* someter a examen = expose to + examination.
* someter a juicio = try.
* someter a presión = place under + pressure.
* someter a prueba = place + strain on.
* someter a una evaluación por expertos doble = double referee.
* someterse a = truckle to, bow down before, bow to.

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someter [E1 ]
vt
A
1
(dominar): un puñado de hombres logró someter a todo el país a handful of men managed to subjugate o conquer the whole country
fue necesario usar la fuerza para someterlo they had to use force to subdue him
2
(subordinar): los sometió a su autoridad he forced them to submit to o yield to his authority, he imposed his authority on them
quieren someter nuestros intereses a los de una multinacional they are trying to subordinate our interests to those of a multinational, they are trying to put the interests of a multinational before ours
B
1 (a torturas, presiones) to subject
lo sometieron a un exhaustivo interrogatorio they subjected him to a thorough interrogation
2
(a un tratamiento): fue sometido a una intervención quirúrgica he underwent o had surgery, he underwent o had an operation, he was operated on
3 (a una prueba) to subject
someten los productos a pruebas de calidad the products are subjected to o undergo quality control tests
el avión fue sometido a una minuciosa revisión the aircraft was given a thorough overhaul
4
(a una votación): el acuerdo está sometido a la aprobación del Parlamento the agreement is subject to the approval of Parliament
el proyecto de ley será sometido a votación the bill will be put to the vote o will be voted on
la propuesta será sometida a la aprobación de los socios the proposal will be submitted to o presented to o put before the members for approval
someterse
v pron
1
(a una autoridad): no me someteré a la autoridad de este comité I shall not submit to o yield to the authority of this committee
no te sometas a sus caprichos don't bow to o give in to his whims
los extranjeros deben someterse a las leyes del país foreigners must comply with the laws of the country
2
(a una prueba): tendrá que someterse a un examen médico you will have to undergo o have a medical examination
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someter (conjugate someter) verbo transitivo
1 (dominar) ‹paísto subjugate;
fue necesario usar la fuerza para someterlo they had to use force to subdue him

2 (a torturas, presiones, prueba) to subject;
lo sometieron a un interrogatorio they subjected him to an interrogation;

someter algo a votación to put sth to the vote
someterse verbo pronominal
a) (a autoridad) to submit to, yield to;

(a capricho) to give in to;
(a ley) to comply with
b) (a prueba, examen, operación) to undergo

someter verbo transitivo
1 (subyugar, sojuzgar) to subdue, put down
2 (a votación, opinión, juicio) lo sometió a nuestro juicio, he left it to us to judge
3 (a una prueba, un experimento, interrogatorio, etc) to subject [a, to]
'someter' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
exponer
- oprimir
- regular
- subyugar
- sujetar
- tratar
- votación
- examen
- referéndum
English:
ballot
- degree
- keep under
- polygraph
- screen
- subject
- submit
- test
- test drive
- vet
- vote
- put
- strain
- subdue
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someter
vt
1. [dominar, subyugar] to subdue;
los sometieron a su autoridad they forced them to accept their authority;
no consiguieron someter a la guerilla they were unable to subdue o put down the guerrillas
2. [presentar]
someter algo a la aprobación de alguien to submit sth for sb's approval;
someter algo a votación to put sth to the vote;
sometieron sus conclusiones a la comisión they submitted o presented their conclusions to the committee
3. [subordinar]
someto mi decisión a los resultados de la encuesta my decision will depend on the results of the poll;
sometió su opinión a la de la mayoría she went along with the opinion of the majority
4. [a interrogatorio, presiones]
someter a alguien a algo to subject sb to sth;
someter a alguien a una operación to operate on sb;
sometieron la estructura a duras pruebas de resistencia the structure was subjected to stringent strength tests;
sometieron la ciudad a un fuerte bombardeo the city was subjected to heavy bombing
See also the pronominal verb someterse
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someter
v/t
1 subjugate
2
:
someter a alguien a algo subject s.o. to sth
3
:
someter algo a votación put sth to the vote
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someter vt
1) : to subjugate, to conquer
2) : to subordinate
3) : to subject (to treatment or testing)
4) : to submit, to present
See also the reflexive verb someterse
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someter vb
1. (exponer) to subject
el mineral fue sometido a altas temperaturas the mineral was subject to high temperatures
2. (proponer) to put [pt. & pp. put]
sometió su idea a la junta he put his idea to the board

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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