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varrer

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin verrere, present active infinitive of verrō.

VerbEdit

varrer (first-person singular present varro, first-person singular preterite varrín, past participle varrido)

  1. to sweep
  2. first-person singular personal infinitive of varrer
  3. third-person singular personal infinitive of varrer

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese varrer, from Latin verrere, present active infinitive of verrō (I sweep).

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VerbEdit

varrer (first-person singular present indicative varro, past participle varrido)

  1. to sweep (to clean (a floor, etc) using a broom)
  2. (figuratively) to devastate or expel something completely and quickly
    A legião romana varreu os hunos da Gália.
    The Roman legion swept the Huns from Gaul.
  3. (figuratively) to sweep (to search a place methodically)
  4. (computing) to scan (to examine sequentially, part by part)

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