propel

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/prəˈpɛl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/prəˈpɛl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(prə pel)

Inflections of 'propel' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
propels
v 3rd person singular
propelling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
propelled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
propelled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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propel [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (move forward)propulsar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  impulsar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  impeler vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 What propels these tiny creatures through the water?
 ¿Qué propulsa a estas pequeñas criaturas por el agua?
propel [sb],
propel [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
figurative (drive, push)propulsar a vtr + prep
  impulsar a vtr + prep
  (figurado)empujar a vtr + prep
  propulsar, impulsar, empujar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 She was propelled to stardom almost overnight.
 Fue propulsada al estrellato casi de la noche a la mañana.
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Collocations: propel the [vehicle, boat, craft, helicopter], use [solar, wind] energy to propel the [vehicle], propel [forward, upward, toward], more...

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