Translation of rezar in English:
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1 [Religión/Religion] to pray rezar
poralgn/algo to pray forsb/sth reza por que todo salga bien pray that everything turns out all right rezarle aalgn to pray tosb le rezó a San Antonio he prayed to St Anthony
- 2 [formal] [texto/cláusula] to state el anuncio/la orden reza así the notice/the order reads as follows según reza la Constitución as the Constitution states como reza el refrán as the saying goes
- 3 3.1 (estar de acuerdo)rezar
conalgo no reza con su condición de católico practicante it's not in keeping with his beliefs as a practicing Catholic 3.2 (gustar)rezar conalgn esos deportes tan violentos no rezan conmigo I don't go in for rough sports like that [familiar/colloquial], rough sports like that don't appeal to me [familiar/colloquial] 3.3 (aplicarse) rezar conalgn/algo to apply tosb/sth
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