vencer

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See also: vèncer and véncer

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vincĕre, present active infinitive of vincō.

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vencer

  1. to defeat

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese vencer, from Latin vincere, present active infinitive of vincō, from Proto-Italic *winkō, from Proto-Indo-European *weyk- (to overcome).

Verb[edit]

vencer (first-person singular present venzo, first-person singular preterite vencín, past participle vencido)

  1. to defeat, conquer
  2. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of vencer
  3. first/third-person singular personal infinitive of vencer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese vencer, from Latin vincere, present active infinitive of vincō, from Proto-Italic *winkō, from Proto-Indo-European *wi-n-k-, nasal infix from *weyk- (to overcome).

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vencer (first-person singular present indicative venço, past participle vencido)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to win
    Precisamos vencer a competição.We need to win the competition.
    Vencer não é importante.It is not important to win.
    Synonym: ganhar
    Antonym: perder
  2. (transitive) to defeat, overcome
    vencer o inimigoto defeat the enemy
    vencer medosto overcome fears
    Synonym: derrotar
  3. (labeled food or drink) to expire
    O leite vence daqui a dois dias.The milk expires in two days.
  4. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of vencer
  5. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of vencer
  6. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of vencer
  7. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of vencer

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish vencer, from Latin vincĕre, present active infinitive of vincō, from Proto-Italic *winkō, from Proto-Indo-European *wi-n-k-, nasal infix from *weyk- (to overcome).

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Verb[edit]

vencer (first-person singular present venzo, first-person singular preterite vencí, past participle vencido)

  1. to defeat, to win, to conquer
  2. to beat (+ a)
    vencer al sistemato beat the system
  3. (reflexive) to expire

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  • Rule: c becomes a z before a or o.

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