See also: Chute, chuté, and chutě

EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French chute

NounEdit

chute (plural chutes)

  1. A framework, trough, or tube, upon or through which objects are made to slide from a higher to a lower level, or through which water passes to a wheel.
  2. A waterfall or rapid.
  3. The pen in which an animal is confined before being released in a rodeo.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

Short for parachute.

NounEdit

chute (plural chutes)

  1. (informal) A parachute.
  2. (nautical, slang, by extension) A spinnaker.
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

chute (third-person singular simple present chutes, present participle chuting, simple past and past participle chuted)

  1. (informal, intransitive) To parachute.

Further readingEdit

  • chute at OneLook Dictionary Search

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a refashioning of Old French cheüe, chue (from Vulgar Latin *caduta) based on cheoite (corresponding to an analogous Vulgar Latin form *cadecta), feminine past participle of cheoir, the older form of choir. Compare chu, past participle of choir.

NounEdit

chute f (plural chutes)

  1. fall
    Sa chute lui a été fatale.His fall was fatal.
  2. fall, drop (e.g. in price)
  3. waterfall
    Nous ne sommes plus très loin des chutes du Niagara.We're not far from Niagara Falls.
    Synonym: cascade
  4. punch line, conclusion (of a joke or a story, i.e. the last words that bring the comic effect or the conclusion)
    Attendez la chute (de cette blague)Wait for the conclusion (of the joke)
  5. final part of an ensemble or a shape
    La chute des reinthe bottom of the backside (in the human body)

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

chute

  1. first/third-person singular present indicative of chuter
  2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of chuter
  3. second-person singular imperative of chuter

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NormanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chute (masculine chu)

  1. (France) feminine singular of chu
    Je vouorreis byin avaer chute belle veiteure !I would like to have this beautiful car !

PortugueseEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈʃut.(e)/, [ˈʃut.(e)]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈʃut.(ɨ)/, [ˈʃut.(ɨ)]

  • Hyphenation: chu‧te

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English shoot

NounEdit

chute m (plural chutes)

  1. kick

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

chute

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of chutar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of chutar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of chutar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of chutar

Further readingEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃute/, [ˈt͡ʃu.t̪e]

VerbEdit

chute

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of chutar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of chutar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of chutar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of chutar.