antreten

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Etymology[edit]

an- +‎ treten

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  • IPA(key): /ˈanˌtʁeːtn̩/
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  • Hyphenation: an‧tre‧ten

Verb[edit]

antreten (class 5 strong, third-person singular simple present tritt an, past tense trat an, past participle angetreten, past subjunctive träte an, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (transitive) to begin (a journey, sentence)
  2. (intransitive, auxiliary: “sein”) to compete, to run (against)
  3. (intransitive, auxiliary: “sein”, of people) to line up, to report
  4. (transitive, auxiliary: “haben”, of an office or position) to take (office)
  5. (transitive, auxiliary: “haben”, of an engine) to kick start

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