Last modified on 20 October 2014, at 05:09

empeño

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin in pignus.

NounEdit

empeño m (plural empeños)

  1. insistence, effort
  2. obligation
  3. persistence
  4. eagerness
  5. pawn
  6. (Honduras, Mexico) pawnshop
  7. deposit, container deposit (can or bottle deposit)
  8. patron

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

empeño

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of empeñar.