pare

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See also: Pare, paré, parè, pâre, parê, parë, päre, and parę

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French parer (to arrange, prepare, trim), from Latin parō (I prepare, arrange; I provide, furnish; I resolve, purpose) (related to pariō (I bear, I give birth to; I spawn, produce, beget; I procure, acquire)), 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, often with down or back) 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/third-person singular present subjunctive of parar

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater, patrem, from Proto-Italic *patēr, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare m (plural pares)

  1. father

Derived terms[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of paren

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Esperanto[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pare

  1. pairwise

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. inflection of parer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

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

Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. present of parer
  2. imperative of parer

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. third-person singular indicative present of parere

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Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare m

  1. money (currency)

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

pārē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of pāreō

Maore Comorian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare class 5 (plural mavhare class 6)

  1. road

Ngazidja Comorian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pare (noun class 5/6, plural mapvare)

  1. road

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pare

  1. inflection of para (other):
    1. masculine/neuter locative singular
    2. masculine nominative/accusative plural
    3. feminine vocative singular

Portuguese[edit]

Brazilian stop sign

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. inflection of parar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pare

  1. third-person singular present indicative of părea

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *paretem, 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]

Chilean stop sign

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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