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apuntar

Translation of apuntar in English:

transitive verb

  • 3 (señalar, indicar)
    to point at
    no la apuntes con el dedo
    don't point (your finger) at her
    apuntó con el dedo dónde estaba el error
    he pointed (with his finger) to where the mistake was
    he pointed (his finger) to where the mistake was
    apuntó con una regla el lugar exacto en el mapa
    he used a ruler to point to or indicate the exact spot on the map

intransitive verb

  • 2 (anotar) apunta, comprar harina, leche, pan …
    make a note, you need to buy flour, milk, bread …
    ¿tienes papel y lápiz? pues apunta
    have you got paper and a pencil? well, take or jot this down

also: apuntarse pronominal verb

  • 2 (manifestarse)
    to become evident
    las tendencias artísticas que ya se apuntaban a finales del siglo pasado
    the artistic tendencies which were already becoming evident at the end of the last century
    el festival ha profundizado en una dirección que ya se apuntaba en años anteriores
    the festival has continued in a direction which was already becoming evident in previous years
Example sentences
  • Libertad y Responsabilidad, que apunta al desarrollo de la autonomía con responsabilidad social.
  • Para el inicio del 2012 hay dos proyectos apunto de ser licitados.
  • Esta antena cliente debe apuntar directamente hacia la estación base.
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