impone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin imponere, impositum, to place upon; prefix im- in + ponere to place. See position.

Verb[edit]

impone (third-person singular simple present impones, present participle imponing, simple past and past participle imponed)

  1. (obsolete) To stake; to wager; to pledge.
    • Shakespeare
      Against the which he has imponed, as I take it, six French rapiers and poniards.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

impone

  1. third-person singular present indicative of imporre

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

impōne

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of impōnō

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

impone

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of imponer.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of imponer.