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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan cuidar, from Latin cogitāre, present active infinitive of cōgitō. Doublet of cogitar, a borrowing.

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cuidar (first-person singular present cuido, past participle cuidat)

  1. to care for, to take care of

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Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cogitāre, present active infinitive of cōgitō.

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cuidar

  1. to believe
  2. to think

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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cuidar, from Latin cōgitāre, present active infinitive of cōgitō (I think, consider), from co- + agitō (I agitate). Doublet of cogitar, a borrowing.

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cuidar (first-person singular present indicative cuido, past participle cuidado)

  1. (transitive, followed by de) to take care (of); to look after (to provide care for)
    A babá cuida das crianças.The babysitter tends the children.
  2. (intransitive) to take care; to be careful
    Derrubaste o prato porque não cuidas.You dropped the plate because you weren't careful.
  3. (transitive, followed by de) to take care (of); to deal (with); to handle
    Não te preocupes, cuidarei deste problema.Don’t worry, I’ll take care of this problem.
  4. (transitive, followed by de) to mind (to concern oneself with, to pay attention to)
    Cuida da tua vida!Mind your own business! (literally, “Mind your life!”)
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of cuidar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of cuidar
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of cuidar
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of cuidar

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish coidar, from Latin cogitāre, present active infinitive of cōgitō (to think). Doublet of cogitar, a borrowing; thereby, cognate with English cogitate.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cuidar (first-person singular present cuido, first-person singular preterite cuidé, past participle cuidado)

  1. to take care of
  2. to pay attention
  3. to think

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