livrer

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French livrer, from Latin līberāre, present active infinitive of līberō. Compare also the borrowed doublet libérer.

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livrer

  1. to deliver (a package, merchandise etc.)
  2. to hand over, deliver (someone to an enemy, police, etc.)
  3. to give away (a secret etc.); to confide, reveal, drop (a hint)
  4. (reflexive) abandon oneself, give oneself over (à to)
  5. (reflexive) (with à) to practise (a sport); be engaged in (a job, research); set up (an enquiry)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līberāre, present active infinitive of līberō.

Verb[edit]

livrer

  1. to deliver
  2. to give birth; to deliver

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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