pare

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See also: paré, parë, and päre
See also: paré

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French parer "arrange, prepare, trim", from Latin parare "make ready" (related to parere "produce, bring forth"), from a Proto-Indo-European *per- ‎(to bring forward, bring forth).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare ‎(third-person singular simple present pares, present participle paring, simple past and past participle pared)

  1. (transitive) to remove the outer covering or skin of something with a cutting device, typically a knife
    Victor pared some apples in preparation to make a tart.
  2. (transitive) to reduce, diminish or trim gradually something as if by cutting off
    Albert had to pare his options down by disregarding anything beyond his meager budget.
  3. to trim the hoof of a horse

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Translations[edit]

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Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare f

  1. money

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of parar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of parar

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater 'father'.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare m ‎(plural pares)

  1. father

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of paren

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. first-person singular present indicative of parer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of parer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of parer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of parer
  5. second-person singular imperative of parer

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. third-person singular present indicative of parir
  2. second-person singular imperative of parir

Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. present of parer
  2. imperative of parer

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. third-person singular indicative present of parere

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Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare m

  1. money (currency)

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

pārē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of pāreō

Ngazidja Comorian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare

  1. road

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of parar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of parar
  3. first-person singular imperative of parar
  4. third-person singular imperative of parar

Romanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. third-person singular present tense form of părea.

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) paraid
  • (Sursilvan) preit

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pariēs, parietem.

Noun[edit]

pare f (plural pares)

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) (internal) wall
  2. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) rock face

Related terms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) mir
  • (Surmiran) meir
  • (Puter, Vallader) mür

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare f (Cyrillic spelling паре)

  1. money


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of parar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of parar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of parar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of parar.

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater, patrem. Compare Italian padre.

Noun[edit]

pare m (plural pari)

  1. father

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