entendre

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

entendre

  1. Only used in double entendre

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō (to turn one's attention, to strain).

Verb[edit]

entendre (first-person singular present entenc, past participle entès)

  1. to understand

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French and Old French, from Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō (to turn one's attention, to strain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

entendre

  1. to hear
  2. (intransitive) to be able to hear
  3. (literary) to listen to
  4. (formal) to mean
  5. (reflexive) to agree with each other.
  6. (reflexive) to have good relations with; to get on.
    Je m'entends bien avec elle — I get along well with her.
  7. (pronominal) to be good or competent at something.
    s'y entendre en
  8. (rare) to desire; to wish; to intend
    comme je l'entends — as I wish.
    J'entends bien régler cette question une bonne fois pour toutes — I fully intend to solve this issue once and for all.
  9. (dated) to demand
  10. (dated) to know or understand

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is one of a fairly large group of -re verbs, sometimes called the regular -re verbs (-endre, -ondre, -andre, -erdre and -ordre), that are all conjugated the same way. Other members of this group include vendre and perdre.

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

entendre

  1. to hear
  2. to understand

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Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō (to turn one's attention, to strain).

Verb[edit]

entendre

  1. to hear
  2. to understand

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō (to turn one's attention, to strain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

entendre

  1. to hear

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