dépendre

See also: dependre and dependré

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /de.pɑ̃dʁ/
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Etymology 1Edit

From dé- +‎ pendre, or from Medieval Latin, Late Latin dēpendĕre, for Classical Latin dēpendēre, present active infinitive of dēpendeō.

VerbEdit

dépendre

  1. (intransitive) to depend (rely on for support; to be contingent)
    Ça dépend.That depends.
  2. (intransitive) to belong (to), be part (of)
    Il acheta l’établissement avec tout ce qui en dépendait.He purchased the establishment, along with all that belonged to it.
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

dépendre

  1. (transitive) to unhang
  2. (transitive) to remove from a gallows

Further readingEdit