cobrar

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Catalan[edit]

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cobrar (first-person singular present cobro, past participle cobrat)

  1. to charge (money)
  2. to collect, to receive (payment)
  3. to earn, to be paid

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin recuperāre, present active infinitive of recuperō (I regain; I recover).

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cobrar

  1. to recover; to regain
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 3 (facsimile):
      Eſta é de como ſanta maria fez cobrar a Theophilo a carta que fezera cono demo u ſe tornou ſeu vaſſalo.
      This one is (about) how Holy Mary recovered for Theophilos the contract he had made with the Devil and became his vassal.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cobrar, Latin recuperāre, present active infinitive of recuperō (I regain; I recover). Cognate of recuperar (to recover).

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cobrar (first-person singular present indicative cobro, past participle cobrado)

  1. to charge (to ask for a certain amount of money for something)
  2. to demand payment
  3. (by extension) to demand that something be done
  4. (sports) to take

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apheresis from recobrar.

Verb[edit]

cobrar (first-person singular present cobro, first-person singular preterite cobré, past participle cobrado)

  1. to charge (money, etc.)
  2. to collect
  3. to gather up (strength, bravery etc.)
  4. to pay for something (get one's dues)

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