desfazer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

des- +‎ fazer. Compare Catalan desfer, French défaire, Italian disfare, Romanian desface, Spanish deshacer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

desfazer ‎(first-person singular present indicative desfaço, past participle desfeito)

  1. (intransitive) to depreciate
  2. (transitive) to undo; to unfasten
  3. (transitive) to unpack
  4. (transitive) to destroy
  5. (transitive) to dissolve
  6. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to come undone
  7. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to disappear
  8. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to melt
  9. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to break up (to end a relationship)
  10. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with de) to get rid of; to give away
    Estou me desfazendo de meus livros velhos.
    I'm giving my old books away.

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