perdre

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See also: perdré and pèrdre

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From Old Catalan perdre, from Latin perdere.

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perdre (first-person singular present perdo, past participle perdut)

  1. (transitive) to lose
  2. (reflexive) to get lost; to disappear
    Estàs segur que no ens hem perdut? Amb aquesta boira no es veu res!
    Are you sure we haven't gotten lost? You can't see anything in this fog!
  3. (transitive) to miss (as in to miss a train, a film etc.)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French perdre, from Old French perdre, from Latin perdere, present active infinitive of perdō.

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perdre

  1. (transitive) to lose (be unable to find)
    Synonym: égarer
    Antonym: trouver
    J'ai perdu les clés, mais un de mes amis les a trouvées.
    I lost my keys, but one of my friends found them.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to lose (not win)
    Antonym: gagner
  3. (reflexive) to get lost
    Ils se sont perdus dans la forêt dense.
    They got lost in the dense forest.

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  • Saint Dominican Creole French: perdi
    • Haitian Creole: pèdi

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French perdre.

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perdre

  1. (transitive) to lose

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin perdere, present active infinitive of perdō.

Verb[edit]

perdre

  1. (transitive) to lose (be unable to find)
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to lose (not win)

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This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin perdere, present active infinitive of perdō.

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perdre

  1. to lose (no longer possess)

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