destraindre

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dēstringō.

Verb[edit]

destraindre

  1. to press on; to apply force to
  2. to restrain; to hold back
  3. to imprison

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb ends in a palatal stem, so there is an extra i before the e of some endings. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.