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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