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apaixonar ‎(first-person singular present indicative apaixono, past participle apaixonado)

  1. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to fall in love (to come to have feelings of love towards each other)
    Eles se casaram faz tempo mas foi só agora que realmente se apaixonaram.
    They got married a long time ago but it was just now that they truly fell in love.
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with por) to fall in love with (to come to have feelings of love towards)
    Eu achei que ela tinha se apaixonado por mim.
    I thought she had fallen in love with me.
  3. (relatively uncommon, transitive) to make someone fall in love
    Essa poção apaixona qualquer um!
    This potion can make anyone fall in love!