antecipar

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin anticipāre, present active infinitive of anticipō.

VerbEdit

antecipar (first-person singular present indicative antecipo, past participle antecipado)

  1. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to get ahead of oneself (act before is necessary)
    O corredor se antecipou e acabou desqualificado.The racer got ahead of himself and ended up disqualified.
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with a) to anticipate (act before someone or something)
    Me antecipei às ordens do general e sobrevivi ao ataque.We acted before the general’s orders and survived the attack.
  3. (transitive) to anticipate (do something before it is necessary)
    Com o salário extra, conseguimos antecipar o pagamento da dívida.With the extra salary, we were able to anticipate the payment of the debt.
  4. (transitive) to anticipate; to foresee; to see coming (know of something before it happens)
    Ninguém antecipou o fracasso da economia esse ano.No one foresaw the failure of the economy this year.
  5. (formal, transitive) to anticipate; to look forward to (eagerly await something)
    Antecipamos sua visita.We look forward to your visit.
  6. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of antecipar
  7. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of antecipar
  8. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of antecipar
  9. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of antecipar

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Further readingEdit

  • antecipar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.