bastante

GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since the 14th century. From the archaic present participle of bastar: bastar +‎ -ante.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bastante m or f (plural bastantes)

  1. enough
    Synonym: suficiente

Related termsEdit

AdverbEdit

bastante

  1. enough
    Synonym: abondo

ReferencesEdit

  • abastante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • bastante” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • bastante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • bastante” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • bastante” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baˈstan.te/
  • Rhymes: -ante
  • Hyphenation: ba‧stàn‧te

AdjectiveEdit

bastante (plural bastanti)

  1. sufficient

Derived termsEdit

ParticipleEdit

bastante (plural bastanti)

  1. present participle of bastare

Further readingEdit

  • bastante in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LadinoEdit

AdverbEdit

bastante (Latin spelling)

  1. enough, quite, rather

NormanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bastante

  1. feminine singular of bastant

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Bastar (to be enough) +‎ -ante.

PronunciationEdit

 

AdverbEdit

bastante (not comparable)

  1. enough; sufficiently
    Antonym: insuficientemente
    Vou fazer uma pausa, porque já trabalhei bastante.I'm going to take break, because I've worked enough.
  2. rather; fairly; quite
    Antonym: pouco
    O livro é bastante velho.The book is fairly old.
    A explicação foi bastante clara.The explanation was quite clear.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:bastante.

DeterminerEdit

bastante m or f (plural bastantes)

  1. many; a lot of; a large amount of
    Antonym: pouco
    Leio bastantes livros.
    I read a lot of books.
    Synonym: muito

Usage notesEdit

Some always use singular.

NounEdit

bastante m (uncountable)

  1. (with definite article o) enough things; a sufficient amount
    Já comi o bastante.
    I have already eaten enough.
    Synonym: suficiente

AdjectiveEdit

bastante m or f (plural bastantes)

  1. (Brazil, chiefly law) meeting requirements

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bastar (to suffice, be enough).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /basˈtante/, [basˈt̪ãn̪.t̪e]

AdjectiveEdit

bastante (plural bastantes)

  1. enough; sufficient
    Necesitas beber bastante agua.
    You need to drink enough water.
  2. quite some; quite a bit (of)
    Toma bastante tiempo.
    It takes quite some time.

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

bastante

  1. quite, rather, pretty, fairly
    Es bastante claro.
    It is quite clear.
  2. enough; sufficiently
    He trabajado bastante.
    I have worked enough.
  3. quite a bit; to a considerable degree
    Lo conozco bastante.
    I know him quite well.
    Ha llovido bastante la última semana.
    It has rained (quite) a lot in the last week.

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit