despender

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese despender; from Latin dispendere, present infinitive of dispendo (I spread; distribute), probably influenced by expendo (I pay out).

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VerbEdit

despender (first-person singular present despendo, first-person singular preterite despendín, past participle despendido)

  1. to spend, to expend
    • 1348, J. Méndez Pérez & al. (eds.), El monasterio de San Salvador de Chantada, Santiago de Compostela: I. Padre Sarmiento, page 322:
      aquelo pouco que ende habemos, os mesajeiros que por ello ban, cómeno todo e despéndenlo entre idas e veidas
      the little which we have there, the couriers that are send there for bringing it, they eat it and spend it back and forth
    Synonym: gastar
  2. to distribute
    Synonym: distribuír

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ReferencesEdit

  • despender” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • despend” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • despender” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • despender” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese despender, from Latin dispendere, present infinitive of dispendo.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

despender (first-person singular present indicative despendo, past participle despendido)

  1. to spend, to expend
    Synonym: gastar
  2. to distribute, to spread, to scatter
    Synonyms: distribuir, espalhar
  3. to employ, to exercise, to use
    Synonyms: empregar, exercer, usar

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