aguentar

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian agguantare. Compare Spanish aguantar.

Verb[edit]

agüentar ‎(first-person singular present indicative aguento, past participle agüentado)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to bear, to put up with
    Eu não aguento mais!‎ ― I can't stand it anymore!
    Ele não aguenta uma piada.‎ ― He can't take a joke.
  2. (intransitive) to hold out; to hold on
    Devemos aguentar até o fim.
    We shall hold on till the end.
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to hold; to hold up

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