verpesten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ver- +‎ pest +‎ -en (indicating the inchoative character) + pest 'pest, epidemic, disaster' + -en

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

verpesten ‎(past singular verpestte, past participle verpest)

(transitive)

  1. (originally) To infect, poison
  2. (figuratively) To spoil, ruin

Synonyms[edit]

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of verpesten (weak, prefixed)
infinitive verpesten
past singular verpestte
past participle verpest
infinitive verpesten
gerund verpesten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular verpest verpestte
2nd person sing. (jij) verpest verpestte
2nd person sing. (u) verpest verpestte
2nd person sing. (gij) verpest verpestte
3rd person singular verpest verpestte
plural verpesten verpestten
subjunctive sing.1 verpeste verpestte
subjunctive plur.1 verpesten verpestten
imperative sing. verpest
imperative plur.1 verpest
participles verpestend verpest
1) Archaic.