dejar

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish lejar (modern alejar) from Latin laxāre, present active infinitive of laxō, whence also Spanish laxar. Influenced by Spanish dar.

Verb[edit]

dejar (first-person singular present dejo, first-person singular preterite dejé, past participle dejado)

  1. (transitive) to leave
    Dejé la cerveza arriba.
    I left the beer upstairs.
  2. (transitive) to let
  3. (transitive) to let go
  4. (transitive) to abandon
  5. (transitive) to allow
    dejar de
  6. (transitive) to cease, stop (doing something)
    dejarse
  7. (reflexive) to allow oneself to be
  8. (reflexive) to leave behind; to forget
  9. (reflexive) to let oneself go
  10. (reflexive) to grow

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