alimentar

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Asturian[edit]

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alimentar (first-person singular indicative present alimento, past participle alimentáu)

  1. to feed, nourish
  2. (figuratively) to foster, promote

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From aliment.

Verb[edit]

alimentar ‎(first-person singular present alimento, past participle alimentat)

  1. to feed
  2. to nourish
  3. (electronics) to supply (with power, etc.)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alimentum ‎(food)

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alimentar m, f ‎(plural alimentares, comparable)

  1. relating to food or nutrition

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alimentar ‎(first-person singular present indicative alimento, past participle alimentado)

  1. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to feed; to eat (to consume food)
    O urso passa o inverno sem se alimentar.
    Bears spend winter without eating.
  2. (transitive) to feed (to give food to)
    O fazendeiro acordou cedo para alimentar o gado.
    The farmer woke up early to feed the cattle.
  3. (by extension, transitive) to feed; to charge (to provide with fuel or input)
    Alimente o fogo com essa lenha.
    Feed the fire with this firewood.
  4. (figuratively, transitive) to nurture (to encourage the development of)
    Esse tipo de comentário só serve para alimentar o ódio.
    This kind of comment is only good for nurturing hatred.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alimentum ‎(food).

Verb[edit]

alimentar ‎(first-person singular present alimento, first-person singular preterite alimenté, past participle alimentado)

  1. to feed

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