espaço (“space”) + -ar, from Latin spatium (“space”), from Proto-Indo-European *spē- (“to stretch, to pull”).
espaçar (first-person singular present indicative espaço, past participle espaçado)
- to space (to be separated to a distance)
- This is a regular verb of the -ar group.
- The last letter ç is changed to c, depending on the following vowel, resulting in these three possible sequences: -ça-, -ce- and -ço-.
- Verbs with this conjugation include: alcançar, começar, laçar.