alimentar

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See also: alimentär

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
    Synonyms: fomentar, incitar

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From aliment +‎ -ar.

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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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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alimento +‎ -ar.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to feed

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English alimentalFrench alimenterItalian alimentareSpanish alimentar.

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alimentar (present alimentas, past alimentis, future alimentos, conditional alimentus, imperative alimentez)

  1. (transitive) to supply with what is necessary (as water, fuel to a machine, provisions to a town, food to a family or person)

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  • alimentar in Ido-English Dictionary by L. H. Dyer, 1924

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧li‧men‧tar

Etymology 1[edit]

From alimento +‎ -ar, from Latin alimentum (food).

Verb[edit]

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.
    Synonyms: comer, papar
  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.
    Synonym: dar de comer
  3. (by extension, transitive) to feed; to charge (provide with fuel or input)
    Alimente o fogo com essa lenha.Feed the fire with this firewood.
  4. (figuratively, transitive) to nurture (encourage the development of)
    Esse tipo de comentário só serve para alimentar o ódio.This kind of comment is only good for nurturing hatred.
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of alimentar
    Aquilo foi feito para eu alimentar os meninos.
    That was done for me to feed the children.
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of alimentar
    Aquilo foi feito para ele alimentar os meninos.
    That was done for him to feed the children.
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of alimentar
    Estará terminado quando eu alimentar os meninos.
    It will be over when I feed the children.
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of alimentar
    Estará terminado quando ele alimentar os meninos.
    It will be over when he feeds the children.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From alimento +‎ -ar (compare French alimentaire, Latin alimentārius), from Latin alimentum (food).

Adjective[edit]

alimentar m or f (plural alimentares, comparable)

  1. relating to food or nutrition
    Synonym: alimentício

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French alimentaire, from Latin alimentārius.

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alimentar m or n (feminine singular alimentară, masculine plural alimentari, feminine and neuter plural alimentare)

  1. alimentary, food-related

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alimento (food; nourishment) +‎ -ar.

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  • IPA(key): /alimenˈtaɾ/, [a.li.mẽn̪ˈt̪aɾ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) to feed (give food to eat)
    Synonym: dar de comer

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