revenir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin revenīre, present active infinitive of reveniō (come back, return).

Verb[edit]

revenir (first-person singular present revinc, past participle revingut)

  1. come again
  2. return
  3. of a river, to rise in level

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As intervenir.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin revenīre, present active infinitive of reveniō (come back, return).

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revenir

  1. to come back, to return
    Je reviens de mes vacances.
    I'm coming back from my holiday.
    Je n'ai pas l'intention de revenir à Paris.
    I am not planning on returning to Paris.
  2. (cooking, preceded by faire) to brown
    Mettez un peu de beurre et d’huile et faites revenir sur le gaz.
    Put in a bit of butter and oil and brown on the gas cooker.

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

revenir

  1. to come back, to return

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

revenir

  1. to come back, to return

Conjugation[edit]

  • Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From re- +‎ venir

Verb[edit]

revenir (first-person singular present revengo, first-person singular preterite revine, past participle revenido)

  1. (intransitive) to return, revert
  2. (pronominal) to shrink, reduce
  3. (pronominal) to go bad, spoil, turn sour (of food)

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