abîmer

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin abyssus (abyss), from Ancient Greek ἄβυσσος (abussos, bottomless pit)

Alternative formsEdit

  • abimer (1990 spelling reform)
  • abymer (archaic)

VerbEdit

abîmer

  1. to damage.
  2. (pronominal, formal) To fall down or sink and disappear in a hole, depth, abyss.
  3. (pronominal, formal) To become absorbed in something (tought, action...).
  4. (rare or archaic) To throw down in a hole, depth etc.

ConjugationEdit

Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 21:13