Translation of obrar in English:


to act, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to act
    obró de buena fe he acted in good faith
    • obrar guiado por los celos to act out of jealousy
  • 2formal

    según los documentos que obran en mi poder according to the documents in my possession
    • las pruebas obran en su poder he is in possession of the evidence
  • 3formal

    (evacuar el vientre)
    to have a bowel movement
    to pass a motion British

transitive verb

  • 1

    (madera) to work
  • 2

    (prodigios/maravillas) to work
    la fe obra milagros faith works miracles