imprimere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin imprimere, present active infinitive of imprimō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

imprimere (transitive)

  1. to imprint; to mark; to impress
    Synonym: marchiare
  2. (with in) to remember or register indelibly (in) (the mind, etc.)
    Synonyms: inculcare, conficcare, fissare, scolpire, incutere
    imprimere un ricordo nella memoria
    to register a remembering in one's memory
  3. to give a particular direction, style, etc.
    ha impresso il suo tocco allo stile del ristorante
    he left his own touch to the style of the restaurant
  4. (figuratively) (with a) to give (motion, energy, etc.) (to)
    Synonyms: infondere, trasmettere, comunicare
    imprimere un forte impulso all'economia
    to give a strong boost to the economy
  5. (literary) to passionately give a kiss
    • 1947, Pietro Metastasio, “L'estate [The summer]”, in Bruno Brunelli, editor, Tutte le opere di Pietro Metastasio [All the works of Pietro Metastasio], volume 2, Mondadori:
      Su la man, che m'innamora, / Freddi baci - imprimerò.
      On the hand, that makes me fall in love, / Cold kisses - I will give.
  6. (rare) to print
    Synonym: stampare

Conjugation[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

imprimēre

  1. second-person singular future passive indicative of imprimō

Verb[edit]

imprimere

  1. present active infinitive of imprimō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of imprimō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of imprimō

Verb[edit]

imprimere

  1. present active infinitive of imprimō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of imprimō