altear

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Etymology[edit]

Alto (high) +‎ -ear.

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altear (first-person singular present indicative alteio, past participle alteado)

  1. to make or become taller
    Precisamos de tijolos para altear este muro.
    We need bricks to make this wall taller.
  2. to lift; to raise
    Alteara sua sobrancelha.
    He had raised his brow.
  3. (of sound) to make or become louder
    Alteie sua voz, se quer ser ouvido.
    Raise your voice, if you want to be heard.
  4. (of a value) to make or become higher
    O preço do pão alteou.
    The price of bread became higher.

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