descarregar

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From des- +‎ carregar (to load). [First attested in the 14th century.][1]

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descarregar (first-person singular present descarrego, past participle descarregat)

  1. to unload
  2. to download
    Synonym: baixar
    Antonym: penjar
  3. (castells) to completely build and then successfully dismantle (a castell) without its falling

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ descarregar”, in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2022

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese descarregar, from Late Latin discarricāre, present active infinitive of discarricō (unload), from carricō (load), from Latin carrus (a car, wagon).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: des‧car‧re‧gar

VerbEdit

descarregar (first-person singular present indicative descarrego, past participle descarregado)

  1. to unload (unload cargo, wares, etc from a vehicle)
  2. to discharge (release an electrical charge)
  3. to discharge (release a person, object from hospital, storage, etc.)
  4. (Portugal, computing) to download (download programs, images, etc from websites or removable storage media)
    Synonym: (Brazil) baixar

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