deitar

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From a Vulgar Latin *dectāre[1][2], contraction of Latin dēiectāre, dējectāre, present active infinitive of dēiectō, dējectō (hurl down), from dēiectus (throw; drooping).

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deitar

  1. to lay (to place down in a position of rest, or in a horizontal position)

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese deitar, from a Vulgar Latin *dectāre[1][2], contraction of Latin dēiectāre, dējectāre, present active infinitive of dēiectō, dējectō (hurl down), from dēiectus (throw; drooping).

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deitar (first-person singular present indicative deito, past participle deitado)

  1. (intransitive, sometimes takes a reflexive pronoun) to lie down (to rest in a horizontal position)
  2. (by extension, intransitive) to go to sleep
  3. (transitive) to lay (to place in a horizontal position)
  4. (ditransitive, with the indirect object taking a or em or sobre) to throw (to cause to fall off onto)
  5. (transitive) to emit; to give off; to give out

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