Translation of despegar in English:

despegar

to remove, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (etiqueta/esparadrapo) to remove
    (esparadrapo/etiqueta) to peel off
    (ensambladura/piezas) to get … unstuck
    (ensambladura/piezas) to get … apart
    despegó el sello con vapor she steamed the stamp off
  • 2

    (manga/cuello) to unpick
    (botones) to remove

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (avión) to take off
    (cohete) to lift off
    (cohete) to be launched
    (cohete) to blast off
    el negocio nunca despegó the business never took off / never got off the ground

pronominal verb

  • 1

    (sello/etiqueta) to come unstuck
    (etiqueta/sello) to peel off
    (esparadrapo) to come unstuck
    este niño no se me despega ni un momento this child is always clinging to me / won't leave my side for a moment
  • 2

    (distanciarse, separarse)
    (persona) to distance oneself
    (persona) to cut oneself off
    despegarse de algn to cut oneself off from sb