recorrer


recorrer
v.
1 to travel through or across, to cross (atravesar) (lugar, país).
recorrieron la sabana en un camión they drove round the savannah in a truck
recorrió la región a pie he walked round the region
Recorrimos dos kilómetros We traveled two kilometers.
Ellos recorren la ciudad They tour the city.
2 to cover (distancia).
3 to look over.
lo recorrió de arriba a abajo con la mirada she looked him up and down
4 to go over, to run by, to course, to go through.
Ellos recorren el camino They go over the road.
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recorrer
verbo transitivo
1 (distancia) to cover, travel
2 (país) to tour, travel over, travel round
recorrimos Alemania en cuatro días we toured Germany in four days
3 (ciudad) to visit, walk round
4 (registrar) to check, go through, examine
recorrimos toda la biblioteca y no encontramos el libro we checked the whole library and couldn't find the book
5 (un escrito) to look over, go over, look through
6 (reparar) to mend, repair
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verb
1) to travel through
2) cover
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VT
1) [+ ciudad, país] to travel around

recorrimos Francia en moto — we travelled around France on a motorbike

recorrer una ciudad a pie — to walk round a city, do a city on foot

2) [+ trayecto] to cover, do

ese día recorrimos 100 kilómetros — we covered o did 100 kilometres that day

aún nos quedan diez kilómetros por recorrer — we still have ten kilometres to go

3) (=inspeccionar) to go round

he recorrido todas las librerías buscando esa novela — I've been round all the bookshops looking for that novel

4) (Tip) [+ letras] to take over
5) (=leer por encima)

recorrer un escrito — to run one's eye over o look through a document

6) (=reparar) to repair, mend
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <país/ciudad>

recorrí toda España — I traveled o went all over Spain

recorrer mundo — to travel all around the world

recorrimos toda la costa — we went o traveled the whole length of the coast

recorrimos toda la ciudad buscándolo — we scoured the whole city looking for it

recorrerla — (Chi fam) to live it up (colloq)

b) <distancia/trayecto> to cover, do
c) (con la mirada)

recorrió la sala con la mirada — he looked around the hall

recorrí la carta con la vista — I ran my eyes over the letter

2.
recorrerse v pron (enf)
a) <ciudad/país>

se recorrió toda Europa — she went all over o around Europe

b) <distancia/trayecto> to cover, do
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= move through, step through, traverse, trek, tour, make + the rounds, rove, travel around, parade.
Ex. Use PgDn (Page Down) to move through INDEX screens.
Ex. If he deflects the lever further to the right, he steps through the book 10 pages at a time.
Ex. As he traversed the length of the corridor to the media center, Anthony Datto reflected on the events that had brought him to this unhappy pass.
Ex. It makes sound sense to house all materials on the same subject together so that the information seeker needs to go to one place only rather than trek to half a dozen different areas to discover the books, pamphlets, periodicals, portfolios, cassettes and slides on his chosen subject.
Ex. A 5-day symposium was held at Champagne Public Library and an exhibition toured the public libraries of the state.
Ex. You may have seen the lines making the rounds of library e-mail: 'A Zen librarian searched for 'nothing' on the Internet and received 28 million hits'.
Ex. The production is extremely lively: Wandering musicians rove the tiny stage and aisles, competing with birdsong and baroque concertos over the tannoy.
Ex. If you plan to travel around Britain, a combination of trains and rental cars is usually the best way to do this.
Ex. A boy was paraded naked with "I am thief" written on his stomach and back for allegedly stealing a dress from a boutique where he worked.
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* camino por recorrer, el = road ahead, the.
* el camino por recorrer = the way ahead.
* haber recorrido mucho mundo = be well-travelled.
* recorrer cielo y tierra = travel + far and wide.
* recorrer el mundo = travel around + the world, span + the globe.
* recorrer grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
* recorrer las calles = pound + the streets.
* recorrer olgadamente = wander about, wander around.
* tener mucha distancia que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
* tener mucho camino que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <país/ciudad>

recorrí toda España — I traveled o went all over Spain

recorrer mundo — to travel all around the world

recorrimos toda la costa — we went o traveled the whole length of the coast

recorrimos toda la ciudad buscándolo — we scoured the whole city looking for it

recorrerla — (Chi fam) to live it up (colloq)

b) <distancia/trayecto> to cover, do
c) (con la mirada)

recorrió la sala con la mirada — he looked around the hall

recorrí la carta con la vista — I ran my eyes over the letter

2.
recorrerse v pron (enf)
a) <ciudad/país>

se recorrió toda Europa — she went all over o around Europe

b) <distancia/trayecto> to cover, do
* * *
= move through, step through, traverse, trek, tour, make + the rounds, rove, travel around, parade.

Ex: Use PgDn (Page Down) to move through INDEX screens.

Ex: If he deflects the lever further to the right, he steps through the book 10 pages at a time.
Ex: As he traversed the length of the corridor to the media center, Anthony Datto reflected on the events that had brought him to this unhappy pass.
Ex: It makes sound sense to house all materials on the same subject together so that the information seeker needs to go to one place only rather than trek to half a dozen different areas to discover the books, pamphlets, periodicals, portfolios, cassettes and slides on his chosen subject.
Ex: A 5-day symposium was held at Champagne Public Library and an exhibition toured the public libraries of the state.
Ex: You may have seen the lines making the rounds of library e-mail: 'A Zen librarian searched for 'nothing' on the Internet and received 28 million hits'.
Ex: The production is extremely lively: Wandering musicians rove the tiny stage and aisles, competing with birdsong and baroque concertos over the tannoy.
Ex: If you plan to travel around Britain, a combination of trains and rental cars is usually the best way to do this.
Ex: A boy was paraded naked with "I am thief" written on his stomach and back for allegedly stealing a dress from a boutique where he worked.
* camino por recorrer, el = road ahead, the.
* el camino por recorrer = the way ahead.
* haber recorrido mucho mundo = be well-travelled.
* recorrer cielo y tierra = travel + far and wide.
* recorrer el mundo = travel around + the world, span + the globe.
* recorrer grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
* recorrer las calles = pound + the streets.
* recorrer olgadamente = wander about, wander around.
* tener mucha distancia que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
* tener mucho camino que recorrer = have + a long way to go.

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recorrer [E1 ]
vt
1 ‹país/ciudad›
recorrieron toda España en tren they traveled o went all over Spain by train
ha recorrido mucho mundo he has been all over the place o the world
recorrimos toda la costa del sur we went o traveled the whole length of the south coast
recorrimos toda la ciudad en busca de otro igual we scoured the whole city looking for another one like it, we searched the whole city for another one like it
recorrerla (Chi fam); to live it up (colloq)
2 ‹distancia/trayecto› to cover, do
ya hemos recorrido más de la mitad del trayecto we have already covered o done more than half the distance
3
(con la mirada): recorrió la habitación con la mirada he looked around the room
mientras recorría la carta con la vista while I looked through o ran my eyes over the letter
recorrerse
v pron
(enf)
1 ‹ciudad/país›
se recorrió Europa en dos semanas she went all over o around Europe in two weeks, she did Europe in two weeks (colloq)
2 ‹distancia/trayecto› to cover, do
nos recorrimos los 300 kilómetros en tres horas we covered o did the 300 kilometers in three hours
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recorrer (conjugate recorrer) verbo transitivo
a) (viajar por):

recorrí toda España I traveled o went all over Spain;


(como turista) I toured all over Spain;
recorrer mundo to travel all around the world;

recorrimos toda la costa we traveled the whole length of the coast
b)distancia/trayectoto cover, do

c) (con la mirada):

recorrió la sala con la mirada he looked around the hall

recorrer verbo transitivo
1 (una distancia) to cover, travel
2 (un territorio) to travel across
recorrer el mundo, to travel around the world
3 (un museo, etc) to visit, go round
4 (con la vista) (una sala, etc) to look around
(un escrito) to run one's eyes over, to scan
'recorrer' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
andar
- batir
- caminar
- patear
- patearse
- salvar
- hacer
- pasar
English:
cover
- do
- fly
- go
- ply
- roam
- sweep
- tour
- travel
- trudge
- walk
- scan
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recorrer
vt
1. [atravesar] [lugar, país] to travel through o across, to cross;
[ciudad] to go round;
recorrieron la sabana en un camión they drove round the savannah in a truck;
recorrió la región a pie he walked round the region;
recorrieron el perímetro de la isla they went round the island
2. [distancia] to cover;
recorrió los 42 km en tres horas he covered o did the 42 km in three hours
3. [con la mirada] to look over;
lo recorrió de arriba a abajo con la mirada she looked him up and down
See also the pronominal verb recorrerse
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recorrer
v/t
1 distancia cover, do; a pie walk; territorio, país go around, travel around; camino go along, travel along
2
:
recorrer algo con la vista look sth over, run one’s eyes over sth
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recorrer vt
1) : to travel through, to tour
2) : to cover (a distance)
3) : to go over, to look over
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recorrer vb
1. (atravesar) to go round / to travel round
he recorrido toda España en bicicleta I've travelled all round Spain by bicycle
2. (hacer un trayecto) to travel / to do
recorrió los doce kilómetros a pie he travelled the twelve kilometres on foot

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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