chute

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See also: Chute and chuté

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French chute

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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chute (plural chutes)

  1. A framework, trough, or tube, upon or through which objects are made to slide from a higher to a lower level, or through which water passes to a wheel.
  2. A parachute.

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Translations[edit]

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Verb[edit]

chute (third-person singular simple present chutes, present participle chuting, simple past and past participle chuted)

  1. To parachute.

Further reading[edit]

  • chute at OneLook Dictionary Search

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a refection of Old French chëue, chue (from Vulgar Latin *caduta) based on cheoite (corresponding to an analogous Vulgar Latin form *cadecta), feminine past participle of cheoir, the older form of choir. Compare chu, past participle of choir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chute f (plural chutes)

  1. fall
    Sa chute lui a été fatale.
    His fall was fatal.
  2. fall, drop (e.g. in price)
  3. waterfall
    Nous ne sommes plus très loins des chutes du Niagara.
    We're not far from Niagara Falls.
  4. conclusion (of a joke or a story, i.e. the last words that bring the comic effect or the conclusion)
    Attendez la chute (de cette blague)
    Wait for the conclusion (of the joke)
  5. final part of an ensemble or a shape
    La chute des rein
    the bottom of the backside (in the human body)

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Verb[edit]

chute

  1. first-person singular present indicative of chuter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of chuter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of chuter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of chuter
  5. second-person singular imperative of chuter

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

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chute m (plural chutes)

  1. kick

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

chute

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of chutar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of chutar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of chutar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of chutar.