Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Monday March 4, 2013

rebajar, verb:
to reduce

Related to the noun rebaja is rebajar, to reduce.

Los abrigos han sido rebajados.
Coats have been reduced in price.

Rebajar refers not only to reducing prices. It can apply to reducing or lowering punishments or consumption as well.

Le rebajaron la pena por buen comportamiento.
His sentence was reduced for good behavior.

Aconsejan rebajar el consumo de azúcar en la dieta.
They recommend reducing OR lowering your sugar intake.


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