chiudere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin claudere, present active infinitive of claudō, from Proto-Italic *klaudō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkju.de.re/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -udere
  • Hyphenation: chiù‧de‧re

Verb[edit]

chiùdere (first-person singular present chiùdo, first-person singular past historic chiùsi, past participle chiùso, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to close, to shut
    Non dimenticare di chiudere il gas prima di uscire.
    Don't forget to turn off the gas before going out.
    chiudere a chiaveto lock
    Synonym: serrare
    Antonym: aprire
  2. (intransitive) to close [auxiliary avere]
    la porta non chiude benethe door doesn't close well
    la scuola ha chiusothe school closed
  3. (figuratively, informal) to be done [+ con (object) = with] (to stop any relationship or connection with (someone or something))

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