acostar

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From a- +‎ costa (coast) +‎ -ar.

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acostar (first-person singular present acosto, past participle acostat)

  1. (transitive) to bring closer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ costa +‎ -ar.

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acostar (first-person singular present indicative acosto, past participle acostado)

  1. (intransitive, nautical) to dock; to board
  2. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of acostar
  3. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of acostar
  4. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of acostar
  5. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of acostar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ costa (coast) +‎ -ar. Cognate with English accost (to lie alongside, obsolete definition).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /akosˈtaɾ/, [akosˈt̪aɾ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧cos‧tar

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acostar (first-person singular present acuesto, first-person singular preterite acosté, past participle acostado)

  1. (transitive) to lay
  2. (transitive) to put to bed
    Ya es hora de acostar a los niños.It's time to put the children to bed.
  3. (nautical) to land, put in, berth

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  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables.

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