appoggiare

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *appodiāre, present active infinitive of *appodiō, from Latin podium. Compare French appuyer, Spanish apoyar and Portuguese apoiar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ap.podˈd͡ʒa.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: ap‧pog‧già‧re

VerbEdit

appoggiàre (first-person singular present appòggio, first-person singular past historic appoggiài, past participle appoggiàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to support, to second, to back, to endorse
    Synonym: sostenere
  2. (transitive) to lean on, to lean against, to prop, to place, to rest on
    Synonym: mettere
    appoggiare la scala alla pareteto lean the ladder against the wall
  3. (transitive) to found, to base (a claim, an argument) [+ su (object) = on]
  4. (intransitive, rare) to rest, to stand, to be supported [+ su (object) = on]
    Synonyms: poggiare, appoggiarsi, stare appoggiato
  5. (intransitive, figuratively, rare) to be based [+ su (object) = on]
    Synonyms: poggiare, appoggiarsi, stare appoggiato

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