appuntare

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a- +‎ punta +‎ -are.

VerbEdit

appuntàre (first-person singular present appùnto, first-person singular past historic appuntài, past participle appuntàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to sharpen (a point)
  2. (transitive) to point (a finger, etc.), to aim (a gun, etc.)
  3. (transitive) to fix (one's gaze)
  4. (transitive) to pin (to fix with a pin)
  5. (transitive) to join with stitches
  6. (transitive, by extension) to attach, to affix
  7. (transitive) to note down
  8. (transitive, by extension) to criticize, to censure, to reproach
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Etymology 2Edit

From a- +‎ punto +‎ -are, originally "to note with a dot".

VerbEdit

appuntàre (first-person singular present appùnto, first-person singular past historic appuntài, past participle appuntàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to note down
  2. (transitive, by extension) to criticize, to censure, to reproach
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Etymology 3Edit

Calque of Old French appointer (to settle a deal).

VerbEdit

appuntàre (first-person singular present appùnto, first-person singular past historic appuntài, past participle appuntàto, auxiliary (transitive) avere or (intransitive) essere) (archaic)

  1. (transitive) to balance (accounts)
  2. (transitive) to establish by mutual agreement
  3. (intransitive) to agree, to be in agreement [+ con (object) = with] [auxiliary essere]
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