bastante

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since the 14th century. From the archaic present participle of bastar: bastar +‎ -ante.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bastante m or f (plural bastantes)

  1. enough
    Synonym: suficiente

Related terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bastante

  1. enough
    Synonym: abondo

References[edit]

  • abastante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • bastante” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • bastante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • bastante” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • bastante” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baˈstan.te/
  • Rhymes: -ante
  • Hyphenation: ba‧stàn‧te

Adjective[edit]

bastante (plural bastanti)

  1. sufficient

Derived terms[edit]

Participle[edit]

bastante (plural bastanti)

  1. present participle of bastare

Further reading[edit]

  • bastante in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Ladino[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bastante (Latin spelling)

  1. enough, quite, rather

Norman[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bastante

  1. feminine singular of bastant

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Bastar (to be enough) +‎ -ante.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adverb[edit]

bastante (not comparable)

  1. enough; sufficiently
    Antonym: insuficientemente
    Vou fazer uma pausa, porque já trabalhei bastante.I'm going to take break, because I've worked enough.
  2. rather; fairly; quite
    Antonym: pouco
    O livro é bastante velho.The book is fairly old.
    A explicação foi bastante clara.The explanation was quite clear.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:bastante.

Determiner[edit]

bastante m or f (plural bastantes)

  1. many; a lot of; a large amount of
    Antonym: pouco
    Leio bastantes livros.
    I read a lot of books.
    Synonym: muito

Usage notes[edit]

Some always use singular.

Noun[edit]

bastante m (uncountable)

  1. (with definite article o) enough things; a sufficient amount
    Já comi o bastante.
    I have already eaten enough.
    Synonym: suficiente

Adjective[edit]

bastante m or f (plural bastantes)

  1. (Brazil, chiefly law) meeting requirements

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bastar (to suffice, be enough).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /basˈtante/, [basˈt̪ãn̪.t̪e]

Adjective[edit]

bastante (plural bastantes)

  1. enough; sufficient
    Necesitas beber bastante agua.
    You need to drink enough water.
  2. quite some; quite a bit (of)
    Toma bastante tiempo.
    It takes quite some time.

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bastante

  1. quite, rather, pretty, fairly
    Es bastante claro.
    It is quite clear.
  2. enough; sufficiently
    He trabajado bastante.
    I have worked enough.
  3. quite a bit; to a considerable degree
    Lo conozco bastante.
    I know him quite well.
    Ha llovido bastante la última semana.
    It has rained (quite) a lot in the last week.

Related terms[edit]

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