acabar

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Asturian[edit]

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acabar (first-person singular indicative present acabo, past participle acabáu)

  1. to finish, end, finish off
  2. to manage, succeed
  3. (acabar de facer) To have just done (something)
  4. to die, die out

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From a (from Latin ad) + cap (from Latin caput). Compare French achever, from which also English achieve.

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acabar (first-person singular present acabo, past participle acabat)

  1. to finish, to complete
  2. to end up, to wind up

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Occitan[edit]

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acabar

  1. to finish; to complete

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese acabar, from Latin ad ‎(to) + caput ‎(head). Compare French achever, whence also English achieve.

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acabar (first-person singular present indicative acabo, past participle acabado)

  1. to finish, to complete
  2. to end up
    No fim, acabamos comendo naquele restaurante maltrapilho.
    In the end, we ended up eating at that shabby restaurant.
  3. (catenative) followed by de indicates recency
    Ele acabou de sair.
    He just left.
  4. to destroy completely, to defeat thoroughly
    O inseticida prometeu que acabaria com as baratas.
    The insecticide promised to exterminate cockroaches.
  5. to break up (end a relationship)
    Ele acabou com ela.
    He broke up with her.
  6. to run out
    Todo o dinheiro acabou.
    All the money ran out.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the noun cabo ‎(end, edge), from Latin caput.

Verb[edit]

acabar (first-person singular present acabo, first-person singular preterite acabé, past participle acabado)

  1. (transitive) to finish; to end

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