adelgaçar

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

A- +‎ delgaçar, from Vulgar Latin *delicatiāre, from Latin delicātus (tender; delicate).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /a.dew.ɡa.ˈsa(ɾ)/, /a.dew.ɡa.ˈsa(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /a.dew.ɡa.ˈsa(ɾ)/, /a.dew.ɡa.ˈsa(ɻ)/

VerbEdit

adelgaçar (first-person singular present indicative adelgaço, past participle adelgaçado)

  1. (transitive) to thin (make thin or thinner)
  2. (intransitive) to thin (become thin or thinner)
  3. (transitive) to make lean or leaner, less fat
    Synonym: emagrecer
    Antonym: engordar
  4. (intransitive) to become lean or leaner
    Synonym: emagrecer
    Antonym: engordar
  5. (intransitive, of fog, a cloud, a shadow, etc.) to become less dense
    Antonym: engrossar
  6. (figuratively) to hone (refine or master a skill)
    Synonym: aguçar
  7. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of adelgaçar
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of adelgaçar
  9. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of adelgaçar
  10. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of adelgaçar

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