prestar

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Asturian[edit]

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prestar

  1. to be pleasing, to be liked, to be good
    La película prestóme muncho.
    I really liked the film.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin praestāre, present active infinitive of praestō.

Verb[edit]

prestar ‎(first-person singular present presto, past participle prestat)

  1. to loan; lend

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

prestar

  1. indefinite nominative plural of prestur

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prestar

  1. to lend

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

prestar ‎(short or poetical form of prestare)

  1. (transitive) to lend, (pronominal) to borrow

References[edit]

  • Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese. Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003 (in collaboration with Oxford University Press). ISBN 8839551107. Online version here

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

prestar m

  1. indefinite plural of prest

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin praestāre, present active infinitive of praestō.

Verb[edit]

prestar ‎(first-person singular present indicative presto, past participle prestado)

  1. (intransitive, or transitive with para) to be useful; to be suitable; to be good
    Este dicionário não presta.‎ ― This dictionary isn't useful.
    Este dicionário não presta para nada.‎ ― This dictionary isn't useful for anything.
  2. (transitive) to render, to provide, to offer (a service, help etc.)
    Ninguém me prestou ajuda.‎ ― Nobody offered me help.
  3. (transitive) to pay (attention, respect etc.)
    Acorda e presta mais atenção!
    Wake up and pay more attention!
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with a) to be suitable
    A sala presta-se perfeitamente a este fim.
    The room is perfectly suitable for this purpose.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin praestāre, present active infinitive of praestō.

Verb[edit]

prestar ‎(first-person singular present presto, first-person singular preterite presté, past participle prestado)

  1. (transitive) to give, pay (e.g., attention)
    ¡Prestad atención, por favor!
    Pay attention, please!
  2. (transitive) to lend
  3. (reflexive, transitive) to have a natural inclination, a natural tendency
    El alcohol se presta al abuso.
    Alcohol tends to be abused.
  4. (transitive) to take
    Los ministros prestan el juramento.
    The ministers take the oath.

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