aguantar

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aguantar (first-person singular indicative present aguanto, past participle aguantáu)

  1. (transitive) to hold (to grasp)
  2. to put up with, tolerate
  3. to last
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(hold, grasp):


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish aguantar.

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aguantar (first-person singular present aguanto, past participle aguantat)

  1. (transitive) to take, to hold
  2. (transitive) to support weight
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to endure, to last
  4. (transitive) to put up with, to tolerate, to persevere
  5. (reflexive) to restrain oneself, to hold back

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian agguantare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aɡwanˈtaɾ/, [a.ɣ̞wãn̪ˈt̪aɾ]

Verb[edit]

aguantar (first-person singular present aguanto, first-person singular preterite aguanté, past participle aguantado)

  1. to hold, withhold, hold back, retain (breath, urine)
    Synonyms: contener, retener
    Para nadar bajo el agua, uno tiene que ser capaz de aguantar la respiración.In order to swim underwater, one has to be able to hold his or her breath.
  2. to put up with, to tolerate or bear, to endure, to handle, to take, to stand
    Synonyms: soportar, tolerar
    Esto no se puede aguantarThis is unbearable
    Ya no aguanto más.I can't take it anymore.
  3. to hang on, to grasp
    Synonym: sostener
  4. to hang on, to persevere, to last
    Synonyms: perseverar, durar
  5. to not complain, to keep silent
  6. to hold (a posture)

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