From Late Latin lanceāre, from Latin lancea. Compare Catalan llançar, French lancer, Italian lanciare, Portuguese lançar, Spanish lanzar.
- to throw
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From Old Portuguese lançar, from Late Latin lanceāre (“to throw a spear”), from Latin lancea (“spear”), from Celtiberian. Cognate with Galician lanzar, Spanish lanzar, Catalan llançar, Occitan lançar, French lancer and Italian lanciare.
lançar (first-person singular present indicative lanço, past participle lançado)
- to launch
- to throw or shoot (with force)
- This is a regular verb of the -ar group.
- The last letter ç is changed to c, depending on the following vowel, resulting in these three possible sequences: -ça-, -ce- and -ço-.
- Verbs with this conjugation include: alcançar, começar, laçar.