contraer

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin contraho, contrahere. Cognate with English contract.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kontɾaˈeɾ/, [kõn̪.t̪ɾaˈeɾ]

VerbEdit

contraer (first-person singular present contraigo, first-person singular preterite contraje, past participle contraído)

  1. to contract
  2. to get, to catch, to develop (e.g. a disease, illness or infection)
  3. to incur, to get in, to get into (debt)
  4. to enter into, to undertake (e.g. an agreement, a commitment, a marriage, an engagement, obligations)

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