prender

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English[edit]

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From French prendre (to take), from Latin prehendere (to take).

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prender

  1. (law) The power or right of taking a thing before it is offered.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese prender, from Latin prehendere, present active infinitive of prehendō (I seize; I detain).

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prender (first-person singular present prendo, first-person singular preterite prendín, past participle prendido)

  1. to catch, seize
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of prender
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of prender

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Interlingua[edit]

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French prendre

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prender

  1. to take

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese prender, from Latin prehendere, present active infinitive of prehendō (I seize; I detain).

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prender (first-person singular present indicative prendo, past participle preso)

  1. to arrest (to seize and take into legal custody)
  2. to attach or bind
  3. to restrain; to restrict
  4. to become close (emotionally) to someone

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prendere, alternative form of prehendere, present active infinitive of prehendō.

Verb[edit]

prender (first-person singular present prendo, first-person singular preterite prendí, past participle prendido)

  1. to catch, to arrest
  2. to light, to ignite
  3. to turn on (light, machine etc.)

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