entregar


entregar
v.
1 to hand over.
al final del curso te entregan un diploma you're given a diploma at the end of the course
el presidente entregó los premios a los ganadores the president handed out o presented the prizes to the winners
no entregarán a los rehenes hasta que no reciban el rescate they won't turn over o release the hostages until they receive the ransom
2 to deliver, to give, to hand in, to turn in.
El chico entregó el paquete The boy delivered the package.
El ladrón entregó a su cómplice The thief turned in his accomplice.
3 to give up.
El Sr. Pérez entregó a su hija Mr. Perez gave up his daughter.
4 to give away, to come across with, to surrender.
Las víctimas entregaron sus joyas The victims surrendered their jewels.
5 to render up, to surrender.
El ladrón entregó las joyas The thief rendered up the jewels.
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entregar
Conjugation model [LLEGAR], like {{link=llegar}}llegar
verbo transitivo
1 (dar) to hand over
le entregó la escritura he handed the deeds over to him
2 (deberes, ejercicios) to hand in, give in; (premios) to present, award
3 COMERCIO to deliver
4 MILITAR to surrender
verbo pronominal entregarse
1 (rendirse) to give in (a, to), surrender
el enemigo se entregó the enemy surrendered
se entregó a las autoridades he gave himself up to the authorities
2 (dedicarse) to devote oneself (a, to), be devoted (a, to)
se entrega plenamente a su trabajo she's totally devoted to her work
3 peyorativo (caer en) to give oneself over (a, to), take (a, to)
se entregó a la bebida he took to the bottle
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verb
1) to deliver
2) hand over
3) present
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1. VT
1) (=dar)
a) [+ impreso, documento, trabajo] to hand in, give in, submit frm

hay que entregar la redacción mañana — the essay has to be handed in o given in tomorrow

el proyecto se entregará a la comisión para que lo estudie — the plan will be put before the commission for them to study

entregó su alma a Dios — he departed this life

b) [en mano] [gen] to hand over; [+ regalo] to give

me entregó la carta esta mañana — she gave me the letter this morning, she handed over the letter to me this morning

c) [+ premio, cheque] to present

hoy entregan los premios — they are presenting the awards today, the awards ceremony is today

2) (=distribuir) [gen] to give out; [+ correo, pedido] to deliver

mañana entregaremos las notas del examen — we'll give out the exam marks tomorrow

entregamos sus pedidos al día siguiente — next day delivery

para entregar a — (Com) [en envíos] for the attention of

3) (=ceder) [+ poderes, botín, rehenes] to hand over; [+ armas, país] to hand over, surrender

entregaron las joyas a la policía — they handed over the jewels to the police

el enemigo acabó por entregar las armas — the enemy finally handed over o surrendered their weapons

el juez entregó la custodia del niño a su abuela — the judge gave o awarded o granted custody of the boy to his grandmother

4) [en boda] [+ novia] to give away
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) (llevar) to deliver

entregamos los pedidos en el día — we offer same-day delivery

2)
a) (dar) to give

me/le entregó un cuestionario — she gave me/her o handed me/her a questionnaire

hoy nos entregan las llaves — they're handing over the keys today

entregó su alma a Dios — (euf) he passed away (euph)

entregarlas — (Chi fam) to kick the bucket (colloq)

b) <premio/trofeo> to present

entregarle algo a alguien — to present somebody with something

3) <trabajo/deberes> to hand in, give in; <solicitud/impreso> to hand in, submit (frml)
4)
a) <ciudad/armas> to surrender; <poder/control> to hand over
b) (dedicar) to devote

entregó su vida a los pobres — she devoted o dedicated her life to the poor

5)
a) <delincuente/prófugo> to turn in, hand over; <rehén> to hand over

el juez entregó al niño al padre — the judge put the child into his father's care

b) <novia> to give away
2.
entregarse v pron
1) (dedicarse)

entregarse a algo/alguien — to devote oneself to something/somebody

2)
a) (rendirse) to surrender, give oneself up; (a vicio) to succumb, give in

entregarse a algo — to give oneself over to something

se entregó a la bebida — he gave himself over to drink

me entregué al sueño — (liter) I succumbed to sleep (liter)

b) (sexualmente)

entregarse a alguien — to give oneself to somebody

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= deliver, hand over, hand out, hand in, pass over, surrender, tender.
Ex. You do not want to try and clear the building, thinking it is a fire when it is just somebody trying to deliver a parcel of books to the back door.
Ex. Eventually, teachers should be able to 'hand the chalk over to the students' and take a back seat.
Ex. An aggressive approach is made to publicity, with posters and leaflets distributed widely, visits to local shops, post offices, doctors surgeries etc, to drum up business, and the use of volunteers to hand out leaflets at street corners = Se inicia una campaña de publicidad enérgica, distribuyendo de forma general folletos y pósteres, visitando las tiendas, oficinas de correos y consultorías médicas de la localidad, etc., para promocionar el negocio, además de utilizar voluntarios para distribuir prospectos por las esquinas de las calles.
Ex. Detailed written reports could be handed in to instructors after oral presentation to the class.
Ex. She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
Ex. The book's date label is stamped in the usual way, and the reader must surrender one token for each book he is borrowing.
Ex. This address was tendered at the State Library of Victoria, Nov 88, to mark the retirement of Professor Jean Whyte.
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* entregar en garantía = pledge.
* entregar en prenda = pledge.
* entregar la vida = give + Posesivo + life.
* entregar + Nombre + a = turn + Nombre + over to.
* entregar + Posesivo + vida = give + Posesivo + all.
* entregarse = get in + the game, give + Posesivo + all.
* entregarse a = give + Reflexivo + up to, abandon + Reflexivo + to, indulge in.
* entregar un premio = present + award.
* imposible de entregar = undeliverable.
* que no se puede entregar = undeliverable.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) (llevar) to deliver

entregamos los pedidos en el día — we offer same-day delivery

2)
a) (dar) to give

me/le entregó un cuestionario — she gave me/her o handed me/her a questionnaire

hoy nos entregan las llaves — they're handing over the keys today

entregó su alma a Dios — (euf) he passed away (euph)

entregarlas — (Chi fam) to kick the bucket (colloq)

b) <premio/trofeo> to present

entregarle algo a alguien — to present somebody with something

3) <trabajo/deberes> to hand in, give in; <solicitud/impreso> to hand in, submit (frml)
4)
a) <ciudad/armas> to surrender; <poder/control> to hand over
b) (dedicar) to devote

entregó su vida a los pobres — she devoted o dedicated her life to the poor

5)
a) <delincuente/prófugo> to turn in, hand over; <rehén> to hand over

el juez entregó al niño al padre — the judge put the child into his father's care

b) <novia> to give away
2.
entregarse v pron
1) (dedicarse)

entregarse a algo/alguien — to devote oneself to something/somebody

2)
a) (rendirse) to surrender, give oneself up; (a vicio) to succumb, give in

entregarse a algo — to give oneself over to something

se entregó a la bebida — he gave himself over to drink

me entregué al sueño — (liter) I succumbed to sleep (liter)

b) (sexualmente)

entregarse a alguien — to give oneself to somebody

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= deliver, hand over, hand out, hand in, pass over, surrender, tender.

Ex: You do not want to try and clear the building, thinking it is a fire when it is just somebody trying to deliver a parcel of books to the back door.

Ex: Eventually, teachers should be able to 'hand the chalk over to the students' and take a back seat.
Ex: An aggressive approach is made to publicity, with posters and leaflets distributed widely, visits to local shops, post offices, doctors surgeries etc, to drum up business, and the use of volunteers to hand out leaflets at street corners = Se inicia una campaña de publicidad enérgica, distribuyendo de forma general folletos y pósteres, visitando las tiendas, oficinas de correos y consultorías médicas de la localidad, etc., para promocionar el negocio, además de utilizar voluntarios para distribuir prospectos por las esquinas de las calles.
Ex: Detailed written reports could be handed in to instructors after oral presentation to the class.
Ex: She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
Ex: The book's date label is stamped in the usual way, and the reader must surrender one token for each book he is borrowing.
Ex: This address was tendered at the State Library of Victoria, Nov 88, to mark the retirement of Professor Jean Whyte.
* entregar en garantía = pledge.
* entregar en prenda = pledge.
* entregar la vida = give + Posesivo + life.
* entregar + Nombre + a = turn + Nombre + over to.
* entregar + Posesivo + vida = give + Posesivo + all.
* entregarse = get in + the game, give + Posesivo + all.
* entregarse a = give + Reflexivo + up to, abandon + Reflexivo + to, indulge in.
* entregar un premio = present + award.
* imposible de entregar = undeliverable.
* que no se puede entregar = undeliverable.

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entregar [A3 ]
vt
A (llevar) ‹carta/paquete› to deliver; ‹mercancías› to deliver
entregamos los pedidos en el día we offer same-day delivery
entregó las invitaciones en mano she gave the invitations out o distributed the invitations by hand
B
1 (dar) to give
me entregó 5.000 pesos a cuenta he gave me 5,000 pesos on account
se negó a entregármelo she refused to hand it over to me
me amenazó y le entregué el dinero que llevaba encima he threatened me so I gave him o handed over all the money I had on me
el secretario le entregó un cheque por $50.000 the secretary gave him o handed over o presented him with a check for $50,000
me entregó un cuestionario she gave me o handed me a questionnaire
hoy nos entregan las llaves de la casa they're handing over the keys of the house today, we get the keys to the house today
[ S ] Alberto Ruiz, para entregar a José Lerga José Lerga, c/o Alberto Ruiz
entregó su alma a Dios (euf); he passed away (euph), he gave up o delivered up his soul to God (euph)
entregarlas (Chi fam); to kick the bucket (colloq), to croak (sl)
2 ‹premio/trofeo› to present
el alcalde le entregó las llaves de la ciudad the mayor presented him with the keys to the city
hoy nos entregan los certificados we receive o get our certificates today
C ‹trabajo/deberes› to hand in, give in (esp BrE); ‹solicitud/impreso› to hand in, submit (frml)
el proyecto será entregado al Congreso para su discusión the bill is to be put before o submitted to Congress for discussion
D
1 ‹ciudad/armas› to surrender; ‹poder› to hand over
han entregado el país a las empresas extranjeras they have handed the country over to foreign companies
2 (dedicar) to devote
entregó su vida a Dios/a los pobres she gave o devoted o dedicated her life to God/to the poor
E
1 ‹delincuente/prófugo› to turn in, hand over; ‹rehén› to hand over
lo entregaron a las autoridades they turned him in o handed him over to the authorities
el juez entregó al niño a su padre adoptivo the judge put the child into his adoptive father's care
2 ‹novia› to give away
entregarse
v pron
A (dedicarse) entregarse A algo/algn to devote oneself TO sth/sb
B
1 (rendirse) to surrender, give oneself up; (a un vicio) to succumb, give in
no creo que vaya a pasar de hoy, se ha entregado I don't think she'll last another day, she's given up
entregarse A algo to give oneself over TO sth
se entregó a la bebida he gave himself over to drink, he took to drink
rendido, me entregué al sueño (liter); exhausted, I succumbed to sleep (liter)
2 (sexualmente) entregarse A algn to give oneself TO sb
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Multiple Entries:
entregar    
entregar algo
entregar (conjugate entregar) verbo transitivo
1 (llevar) ‹pedido/paquete/cartato deliver
2
a) (dar) to give;

me entregó un cuestionario she gave me o handed me a questionnaire;

no quiso entregármelo he refused to hand it over to me
b)premio/trofeoto present;

entregarle algo a algn to present sb with sth
c)trabajo/deberes/informeto hand in, give in;

solicitud/impresoto hand in, submit (frml)
3
a)ciudad/armasto surrender;

poder/controlto hand over
b)delincuente/prófugoto turn in, hand over;

rehénto hand over
c)noviato give away

d) (dedicar) to devote

entregarse verbo pronominal
1 (dedicarse) entregarse a algo/algn to devote oneself to sth/sb
2
a) (rendirse) to surrender, give oneself up;

entregarse a algo/algn ‹al enemigo/a la policía› to give oneself up o surrender to sth/sb
b) (abandonarse):

se entregó a la bebida he gave himself over to drink

entregar verbo transitivo
1 (poner en poder de) to hand over
2 (unos papeles, trabajo, etc) to give in, hand in
3 Com to deliver
'entregar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
original
- dar
- desprender
- pasar
- presentar
English:
accord
- commit
- deliver
- drop off
- give in
- hand
- hand in
- hand over
- pass over
- present
- surrender
- turn in
- undelivered
- give
- put
- serve
- trade
- turn
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entregar
vt
1. [dar] to hand over, to give;
[premio, medalla, diploma] to present, to hand out;
exigen que se les entregue un rescate they demand that a ransom be handed over;
me entregó las llaves de la habitación y se fue she gave me the keys to the room and left;
me entregaron un libro para que se lo diera a mi hermano they gave me a book for my brother;
le entregaron las llaves de la ciudad they handed over the keys to the city to him;
el presidente entregó los premios a los ganadores the president handed out o presented the prizes to the winners;
al final del curso te entregan un diploma you're given a diploma at the end of the course
2. [pedido, paquete, correspondencia] to deliver;
[examen, informe, solicitud] to hand in;
una carta certificada hay que entregarla en mano a registered letter must be delivered to the addressee in person
3. [ceder] [ciudad, posesiones] to surrender;
[armas] to hand over, to surrender;
entregó el poder a su hermano he handed over power to his brother;
con cinco goles en contra, entregaron el partido five goals down, they threw in the towel;
Comp
Ven Fam
entregar los papeles [rendirse] to throw in the towel;
[morir] to kick the bucket
4. [persona] to turn over;
entregó al ladrón a la policía she turned the thief over to the police;
no entregarán a los rehenes hasta que no reciban el rescate they won't turn over o release the hostages until they receive the ransom
5. [dedicar] to devote;
ha entregado su vida a la lucha por el desarme she has devoted her life to fighting for disarmament
6. RP Fam [crimen]
ese asalto lo entregó algún empleado del banco that robbery was an inside job;
desvalijaron el apartamento de arriba, para mí que lo entregó el portero they cleaned out the apartment above, I think the Br caretaker o US superintendent was in on it
See also the pronominal verb entregarse
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entregar
v/t
1 give, hand over
2 trabajo, deberes hand in
3 mercancías deliver
4 premio present
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entregar {52} vt
1) : to deliver
2) dar: to give, to present
3) : to hand in, to hand over
See also the reflexive verb entregarse
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entregar vb
1. (llaves, delincuente, etc) to hand over
me entregó el dinero he handed the money over to me
2. (trabajo, etc) to hand in
¿has entregado el trabajo? have you handed your essay in?
3. (mercancía) to deliver
los mensajeros entregan cartas y paquetes couriers deliver letters and parcels
4. (premios, etc) to present
entregará los premios el presidente de la asociación the president of the association will present the prizes

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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