Translation of remontar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 [dificultad/problema] to overcome, surmount [formal] los Jets remontaron un déficit de 20 puntos the Jets made up a 20-point deficit o/or came from 20 points behind
- 2 2.1remontar el vuelo [avión] to gain height [pájaro] to fly o/or soar up remontar el río (a nado) to swim upriver (en barco) to go upriver 2.2 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [barrilete] to fly
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (remontarse)
- 2 (en el tiempo) to go back sus orígenes se remontan al siglo VI its origins go o/or date back to the 6th century la historia se remonta al mes de mayo the beginning of the story goes back to May, the story begins back in May
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.