atacar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian attaccare.

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atacar (first-person singular present ataco, past participle atacat)

  1. to attack, to strike
  2. to attach, to sew on
  3. to pack, to fill

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian attaccare (to join; to attack).

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atacar (first-person singular present ataco, first-person singular preterite ataquei, past participle atacado)

  1. to attack
  2. (of a disease) to strike
Conjugation[edit]
  • Note: atac- are changed to ataqu- before front vowels (e).

Etymology 2[edit]

From a- +‎ taco +‎ -ar.

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Verb[edit]

atacar (first-person singular present ataco, first-person singular preterite ataquei, past participle atacado)

  1. to pack; to clog
    • 1807, anonymous, Primeiro diálogo dos esterqueiros:
      en fin caixas, é caixòs,
      atacados de papeles
      é outras moitas endromenas
      que non sei como lle chaman.
      so, boxes and drawers
      packed with papers
      and many other thingies
      whose name I don't know
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to get stuck
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to get obstructed
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  • Note: atac- are changed to ataqu- before front vowels (e).

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian attaccare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ataˈka]
  • (file)

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atacar

  1. to attack

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian attaccare (to join; to attack).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: a‧ta‧car

Verb[edit]

atacar (first-person singular present indicative ataco, past participle atacado)

  1. to attack (to apply violent force)
    Fui atacado por um cão.
    I was attacked by a dog.
    Synonyms: agredir, assaltar, investir
  2. to attack (to aggressively challenge a person or idea)
    Este artigo ataca a nova teoria.
    This article attacks the new theory.
    Synonyms: criticar, reprovar
  3. to attack (to deal with something in a direct way)
    O prefeito prometeu atacar a pobreza.
    The mayor promised to attack poverty.
  4. (sports) to attempt to score
    Perdendo no final do jogo, até a zaga teve que atacar.
    Losing at the end of the match, even the defence had to attack.
  5. (of a disease) to strike
    A gripe me ataca todo verão.
    I am stricken by a cold every summer.
  6. to eat voraciously
    A pizza cheirava tão bem que ataquei a fatia.
    The pizza smelled so good that I attacked the slice.

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Further reading[edit]

  • atacar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian attaccare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ataˈkaɾ/, [a.t̪aˈkaɾ]

Verb[edit]

atacar (first-person singular present ataco, first-person singular preterite ataqué, past participle atacado)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to attack, to come at
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to engage (enter into conflicted with)
  3. (transitive) to assail

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