besætte

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German besetten, from Proto-Germanic *bisatjaną (to beset, set around), cognate with German besetzen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

besætte (imperative besæt, infinitive at besætte, present tense besætter, past tense besatte, perfect tense har besat)

  1. to occupy (a space or a territory)
  2. to squat (to occupy without permission)
  3. to obsess (a mind)
  4. to possess (of a spirit)