Translation of sobresalir in English:

sobresalir

to project, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (alero/viga) to project
    (alero/viga) to overhang
    (alero/viga) to stick out
    el borde sobresale unos tres centímetros the edge sticks out / juts out / protrudes about three centimeters
    • la aguja de la catedral sobresalía a lo lejos the spire of the cathedral rose up / stood out in the distance
  • 2

    (destacarse)
    siempre sobresalió en los deportes he always shone at games
    • sobresale entre los niños de su edad he stands out among children of the same age
    • sobresale por su talento musical his talent for music sets him apart from the rest
    • sobresale por la belleza de su interior it is notable for its beautiful interior