HyperDic: retocar

Español > 4 sentidos de la palabra retocar:
VERBOchangeretocar, alterar, cambiar, modificar, mudar, transformar, variarcause to change
changeretocar, trucaralter so as to produce a more desirable appearance
creationretocarplay (a melody) again
changeretocargive retouches to (hair)
Español > retocar: 4 sentidos > verbo 1, change
SentidoCause to change; make different; cause a transformation.
Sinónimosalterar, cambiar, modificar, mudar, transformar, variar
Causa dealterar, cambiar, sufrir un cambio, transformar, variarUndergo a change
Específicoabatanarmake (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering
ablandar, atenuar, debilitar, flaquear, reblandecerlessen the strength of
ablandar, dulcificar, enternecer, reblandecer, suavizar, temperarmake soft or softer
ablandarmake tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer
abreviar, acortarmake short or shorter
abrillantar, avivar, clarear, enlustrecermake lighter or brighter / brighter
acabar, concluir, finalizar, rescindir, terminarBring to an end or halt
acabar, redondearExpress as a round number
acabar con, derribar, destruir, rompermake ineffective
accionar, activarmake active or more active
acelerarCause to move faster
aclarar, clarificar, dilucidarmake clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating
aclarar, clarificar, despejarmake clear, bright / bright, light, or translucent
acondicionar, aprestarse, aprestar, disponerse, disponer, prepararse, prepararmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
acostumbrarse, acostumbrar, habituar, solermake psychologically or physically used (to something)
acrecentar, aumentar, elevar, incrementar, subirmake bigger or more
acromatizarRemove color from
activarmake more adsorptive
activarmake (substances) radioactive
adelgazarmake slender or appear to be slender
adormecermake fall asleep
adornar, aliñar, decorar, embellecer, ornamentar, ornarmake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
afearmake ugly
afectaract physically on
afectar, conmover, impactar, repercutir, tocarHave an effect upon
afilar, agudizar, aguzar, amolarmake sharp / sharp / sharp / sharp or sharper / sharper / sharper / sharper
aflojar, desapretar, desatar, relajar, soltarmake loose or looser
aflojar, soltarmake less dense
afrancesarmake French in appearance or character
agarrotar, atiesar, endurecermake stiff or stiffer
agitar, sacudirBring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking
agravar, empeorar, exacerbar, exasperar, recrudecermake worse
agriar, amargarmake sour or bitter
agudizarRaise the pitch of (musical notes)
aislarprotect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material
ajustar, colocar, corregiralter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
ajustar, apretar, atar, estirar, tensarmake tight / tight or tighter / tighter
alargar, ampliarse, ampliar, ensancharse, ensanchar, extendermake wider
alcalinizarmake (a substance) alkaline
alcoholizarmake alcoholic, as by fermenting
alegorizarmake into an allegory
alegrar, añadir alcohol, echar licor, fortalecer, fortificaradd alcohol to (beverages)
alienar, enajenarArouse hostility or indifference / indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
alterar, arreglar, cambiar, modificar, transformarmake an alteration to
amalgamar, cohesionar, fusionar, mezclar, mixturar, unificarTo bring or combine together or with something else
amansar, contener, domar, domeñar, dominar, someterOvercome the wildness of
amansar, doblegar, domarcorrect by punishment or discipline
ameliorar, arreglar, corregir, enriquecer, mejorar, perfeccionarTo make better
americanizarmake American in character
amortecer, amortiguar, embotarmake less lively, intense, or vigorous
animarGive lifelike qualities to
anticuar, convertir en antigüedadGive an antique appearance to
anular, invalidar, viciartake away the legal force of or render ineffective
apocar, humillarCause to be unpretentious
aportar, conceder, contribuir, otorgar, propiciarbestow a quality on
aquietar, calmar, serenar, sosegarCause to become sober
arcaizarGive an archaic appearance of character to
armonizar, concordar, congeniarBring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing
arreglar, descongestionar, desobstruir, despejar, limpiar, ordenar, recoger, retirarRid of obstructions
arromar, despuntar, embotarse, embotarmake less sharp / sharp / sharp
arromar, deslucir, deslustrarmake dull in appearance
arromar, desafilar, deslucir, despuntar, embotarse, embotarmake dull or blunt
arterializarchange venous blood into arterial blood
asimilarmake similar
atemperar, castigar, corregir, moderar, temperarrestrain
atesar, tensar, tesarincrease the tension on
automatizarmake automatic or control or operate automatically
aviejarse, aviejar, envejecerse, envejecermake older
azucarar, confitar, edulcorar, endulzar, suavizarmake sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable / agreeable
bajar, engravecerlower the pitch of (musical notes)
barbarizarsemake crude or savage in behavior or speech
bestializarmake brutal and depraved
bolchevizarmake Communist or bring in accord / accord with Communist principles
brutalizarmake brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
calarCause to become incandescent or glow
calcificarconvert into lime
caldear, calentarmake hot or hotter
calentarmake warm or warmer
cambiar, convertir, transformarse, transformar, transmudar, transmutar, trasformar, trasmutarchange or alter in form, appearance, or nature
cambiar, intercambiar, relevar, transferirmake a shift in or exchange of
cambiar de gustoAlter the flavor of
cambiar la intensidadincrease / increase or decrease in intensity
canjear, intercambiar, reemplazar, substituir, suplir, sustituirput in the place of another
capacitar, habilitar, posibilitarRender capable or able for some task
capturarbring about the capture / capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit
cargarFill or load to capacity
causar, producir, provocarCause to come into a particular state or condition
cebar, engordar, sainarmake fat or plump
cegarmake blind by putting the eyes out
centralizar, concentrarmake central
civilizar, desenvolupar, modernizarRaise from a barbaric to a civilized state
coagular, condensar, densificar, engrosar, engruesar, espesarmake thick or thicker
coagularse, coagularCause to change from a liquid / liquid to a solid or thickened state
cocer, hervirBring to, or maintain at, the boiling point
cohesionar, fusionar, mezclar, unificar, unirjoin or combine
colocar, poner, situarCause to be in a certain state
colorar, colorearadd color to
colorar, colorearse, coloreartake on color or become colored
comercializarmake commercial
compensar, empatar, igualarmake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
compensar, corregir, desagraviar, enmendarmake reparations or amends for
complicar, refinarmake more complex, intricate, or richer
complicarmake more complicated
concienciar, sensibilizarmake sensitive or aware
condenar al olvido, enmascarar, enturbiar, erradicar, esconder, ignorar, obscurecer, ofuscar, oscurecermake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
configurar, conformar, constituir, dar forma, forjar, formarGive shape or form to
confundir, desdibujar, entenebrecer, enturbiar, hacer confuso, mezclarmake unclear, indistinct, or blurred
congelarse, congelar, helarse, helarCause to freeze / freeze
congelarse, congelar, enfriarse, enfriar, refrescar, refrigerarmake cool or cooler
conmutar, convertir, transformarExchange a penalty for a less severe one
consolidar, fortalecer, reforzarmake strong or stronger
constitucionalizarincorporate into a constitution, make constitutional
contaminarmake radioactive by adding radioactive material
contener, refrenarSlow the growth or development of
convalidar, validarmake valid or confirm the validity of
convencionalizarmake conventional or adapt to conventions
convertir, volverGive certain properties to something
convertir, transformarchange the nature, purpose, or function of something
convertir, transformarCause to adopt a new or different faith
convertir, transformarchange from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
convertir en mítico, elevar a mito, mitificar, mitologizarmake into a myth
copar, llenarmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
corromper, depravar, desmoralizar, desviar, envilecer, pervertir, profanar, solo miembro embrujar, subvertir, viciarcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
customizar, personalizarmake according to requirements
dañar, estropear, romperinflict damage / damage upon
decolorar, descolorarmake pale or sickly
decrecer, disminuir, menguar, mermar, reducirmake smaller
deformarmake formless
democratizarintroduce democratic reforms
demonizarmake into a demon
desacelerar, ralentizarReduce the speed of
desactivar, inactivarmake inactive
desajustar, descalificar, incapacitar, indisponer, inhabilitarmake unfit or unsuitable
desamarrar, desatar, soltarCause to become loose
desarrollar, elaborarCause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
descentralizarse, descentralizarmake less central
descodificarmake intelligible
descolorarse, descolorarCause to lose or change color
desdibujarse, desdibujar, difuminar, empañar, nublar, velarsemake dim or indistinct
desdibujarse, desdibujar, difuminarse, difuminar, empañarse, empañarTo make less distinct / distinct or clear
desempañarFree from mist
desensibilizar, insensibilizarmake insensitive
desensibilizar, insensibilizarCause not to be sensitive
desestabilizarse, desestabilizarmake unstable / unstable
deshidrogenarRemove hydrogen from
desimantarmake nonmagnetic
desinflarproduce deflation in
desintegrarCause to undergo fission or lose particles
desmitificarRemove the mythical element from (writings)
desnacionalizar, privatizarput under private control or ownership
desnaturalizarmake (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes
desnaturalizarmodify (as a native protein) especially by heat, acid, alkali, or ultraviolet radiation so that all of the original properties are removed or diminished
desnaturalizarstrip of the rights and duties of citizenship
desodorizarEliminate the odor from
desordenarBring disorder to
desordenar, manosear, tocartamper with
despersonalizarmake impersonal or present as an object
despertarse, despertarCause to become awake or conscious
despolarizarEliminate the polarization of
destransitivizar, detransitivizar, intransitivizarIntransitivize
desvalorizar, devaluarlower the value or quality of
desvanecerse, esfumarsemake ethereal
dibujarBring or lead someone to a certain action / action or condition
difundir, propagarmake circular
digitalizarput into digital form, as for use in a computer
dinamizarmake more dynamic
dirigirPrepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
disolver, proscribirdeclare void
diversificarse, diversificarmake (more) diverse
elaborar, revelarmake visible by means of chemical solutions
embarrar, enlodar, enlodazar, enturbiarmake turbid
embastecermake less subtle or refined
embastecermake or become coarse or coarser
empinar, hacer empinadomake steeper
emponzoñar, envenenar, intoxicaradd poison to
emporcar, enmugrecer, ensuciar, mancharmake soiled, filthy, or dirty
emulsionarCause to become an emulsion
encordarProvide with strings
enderezar, erguir, levantarmake straight
endurecermake harsh / harsh / harsh / harsh / harsh / harsh or harsher / harsher / harsher / harsher / harsher / harsher
engrasar, lubricar, lubrificarmake slippery or smooth through the application of a lubricant
enjugar, secarRemove the moisture from and make dry
ennegrecerse, oscurecerse, oscurecermake dark or darker
ensombrecer, nublar, ofuscarmake obscure or unclear
ensombrecerse, ensombrecermake opaque
ensuciarmake dingy / dingy
erotizarGive erotic character to or make more interesting
espiritualizar, glorificar, transfigurarelevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
espiritualizarlessen the density / density or solidity of
estabilizarse, estabilizarmake stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
eternizar, hacer eterno, immortalizar, inmortalizarmake famous forever
europeizarmake (continental) European in customs, character, or ideas
evaporar, vaporizarCause to change into a vapor
exteriorizar, externar, objetificarmake external or objective, or give reality to
fatigar, fragilizarmake brittle / brittle
fecundar, fertilizar, inseminarintroduce semen into (a female)
fecundar, fertilizarmake fertile or productive
flexibilizar, reblandecermake pliant and flexible
glorificarbestow glory upon
hace obsceno, hacer obscenomake obscene
hacer atractivo, hacer atrayentemake glamorous and attractive
hacer cenizaconvert into ashes
hacer disímilmake dissimilar / dissimilar
hacer poco profundo, hacer superficial, perder profundidadmake shallow
hacer simétrico, simetrizarmake symmetric
hacer visible, patentarmake open to sight or notice
hidrogenarcombine or treat with or expose to hydrogen
humanar, humanizarmake more humane
humedecer, mojarCause to become wet
igualar, nivelarBecome even / even / even / even / even or more even / even / even / even / even
imantar, magnetizarmake magnetic
imposibilitar, incapacitarmake unable to perform a certain action
indisponerCause to feel unwell
individualizar, individuar, personalizarmake personal or more personal
industrializar, urbanizarmake more industrial or city-like
industrializarorganize (the production of something) into an industry
inmaterializarRender immaterial or incorporeal
inmobilizarmake motionless
instaurar, rehabilitar, restablecer, restaurar, restituirbring back into original existence, use, function, or position
intensificarmake the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark
intercambiar, reemplazar, transponerCause to change places
internacionalizarmake international in character
invertir, poner al revés, trastocarTurn inside out or upside down
invertirmake an inversion (in a musical composition)
ionizaradd ions to
islamizarCause to conform to Islamic law
laicizarReduce to lay status
lavar, limpiarmake clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
liberalizarmake liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules
licuar, liquidarmake (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating
llevarBring into a different state
madurarCause to ripen or develop fully
manchar, teñirproduce or leave stains
marcar, señalarmake or leave a mark on
marearmake dizzy or giddy
matizarVary slightly
mecanizarmake mechanical
mezclar, revolvermake unintelligible
militarizarlend a military character to (a country) , as by building up a military force
mitigar, moderarmake less strong or intense
modificarMove from one setting or context to another
nacionalizarput under state control or ownership
naturalizarse, naturalizarmake into a citizen
neutralizarmake politically neutral and thus inoffensive
neutralizarse, neutralizarmake chemically neutral
normalizarmake normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard
occidentalizarmake western in character
ofuscarmake obscure or unclear
opalizarmake opalescent
orientalizarmake oriental in character
oxidarse, oxidaradd oxygen to or combine with oxygen
perder vigormake vapid or deprive of spirit
plastificarmake plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer
polarizarCause to vibrate in a definite pattern
politizarGive a political character to
profesionalizarmake professional or give a professional character to
purificar, santificarmake pure or free from sin or guilt
racionalizarRemove irrational quantities from
radicalizarmake more radical in social or political outlook
recomendarmake attractive or acceptable
reconstruir, rehacer, remodelarDo over, as of (part of) a house
refrescarmake fresh again
revocar, revolucionarchange radically
romantizarmake romantic in style
saturarCause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
segregar, suspendermake inoperative or stop
simplificarmake simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent
sincronizarmake (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
socializarmake conform to socialist ideas and philosophies
solemnizarmake solemn and grave
suspenderCause to be held in suspension in a fluid
sutilizarmake more subtle or refined
traducir, transformarchange from one form or medium into another
transformarsubject to a mathematical transformation
transformar en verbomake into a verb
transitivizarmake transitive
transponer, transportarchange key
uniformizarmake uniform / uniform / uniform / uniform
unirBring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation
urbanizarImpart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon
vaciarmake void or empty of contents
vascularizarmake vascular
visualizarmake visible
vitrificarse, vitrificarchange into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat
volatilizarsemake volatile
vulgarizardebase and make vulgar
Ingléschange, alter, modify
Catalánalterar, canviar, modificar, retocar, transformar, variar
Adjetivoalterablecapable of being changed or altered in some characteristic
modificablecapable of being modified in form or character or strength (especially by making less extreme / extreme)
Nombresalteración, cambio, modificaciónThe act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
alteración, cambio, evolución, modificación, variaciónAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
alteración, cambio, modificación, variaciónA relational difference between states
cambioThe action of changing something
Español > retocar: 4 sentidos > verbo 2, change
Sentidoalter so as to produce a more desirable appearance.
Categoríafotografia, fotografíaThe act of taking and printing photographs
Generalaumentar, destacar, realzarmake better or more attractive
Ingléstouch up, retouch
Español > retocar: 4 sentidos > verbo 3, creation
SentidoPlay (a melody) again.
Generalejecutar, hablar largamente, interpretar, jugar, tocarreplay (as a melody)
Español > retocar: 4 sentidos > verbo 4, change
SentidoGive retouches to (hair).
Generalcolorar, colorearadd color to

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