Translation of secar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- to dry yo friego y tú secas I'll wash and you dry ponlo a secar al sol put it out in the sun to dry
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (secarse)
- 1 1.1 to dry este pegamento se seca enseguida this glue dries o/or sets straightaway se me ha secado la garganta my throat's gone really dry se me seca mucho la piel my skin gets very dry 1.2 [herida] to heal (up) 1.3 [tierra] to dry up; [planta/hierba] to dry up 1.4 [río/pozo/fuente] to dry up 1.5 [arroz/guiso] to go dry el pollo se ha secado demasiado the chicken has dried out o/or gone dry
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