desafiar

AsturianEdit

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desafiar (first-person singular indicative present desafio, past participle desafiáu)

  1. to challenge (to invite someone to take part in a competition)

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CatalanEdit

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desafiar (first-person singular present desafio, past participle desafiat)

  1. to challenge

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From des- + a + fiar. Compare English defy.

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desafiar (first-person singular present indicative desafio, past participle desafiado)

  1. to challenge

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From des- + afiar, which is from fiar. Compare English defy.

VerbEdit

desafiar (first-person singular present desafío, first-person singular preterite desafié, past participle desafiado)

  1. (transitive) to challenge (in a competition)
  2. (transitive) to defy, to challenge (e.g. parents, a leader, the status quo)
    Synonym: retar
  3. (transitive) to brave
  4. (transitive) to call out (i.e. to criticize or expose)

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