cobrar

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Etymology[edit]

From apheresis of recobrar, from Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin recuperāre, present active infinitive of recuperō (I regain; I recover)[1]. Doublet of recuperar, a borrowing.

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cobrar (first-person singular present cobro, past participle cobrat)

  1. (transitive) to charge (money)
  2. (transitive) to collect, receive (payment)
  3. (transitive) to earn, be paid

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  1. ^ “cobrar” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From apheresis of recobrar, from Latin recuperāre, present active infinitive of recuperō (I regain; I recover).

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cobrar

  1. to recover; to regain

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  • Galician: cobrar
  • Portuguese: cobrar

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cobrar, from recobrar, with apheresis[1][2], itself from Latin recuperāre, present active infinitive of recuperō (I regain; I recover). Doublet of recuperar (to recover), a borrowing.

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cobrar (first-person singular present indicative cobro, past participle cobrado)

  1. to charge (ask for a certain amount of money for something)
  2. to demand payment
  3. (by extension) to demand that something be done
  4. (sports) to take
    Synonym: bater
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of cobrar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of cobrar
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of cobrar
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of cobrar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of recobrar (to recover).

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  • IPA(key): /koˈbɾaɾ/, [koˈβ̞ɾaɾ]

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cobrar (first-person singular present cobro, first-person singular preterite cobré, past participle cobrado)

  1. to charge (money, etc.)
    me habéis cobrado dos vecesyou have charged me twice
  2. to collect
  3. to gather up (strength, bravery etc.)
  4. to pay for something (get one's dues)
  5. (reflexive) to claim (lives)
    el incendio se cobró tres vidasthe fire claimed the lives of three

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