ingrassare

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EtymologyEdit

From in- +‎ grasso +‎ -are Compare French engraisser, Dalmatian engrassur, Spanish engrasar, Romanian îngrășa.

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ingrassàre (first-person singular present ingràsso, first-person singular past historic ingrassài, past participle ingrassàto, auxiliary (transitive) avere or (intransitive) essere)

  1. (transitive) to fatten, to lard
  2. (transitive) to oil or lubricate
    Antonym: sgrassare
  3. (transitive, agriculture) to fertilize (soil)
    Synonym: concimare
  4. (intransitive) to get fat, to gain weight [auxiliary essere]
    Synonym: prendere peso
    Antonym: dimagrire
  5. (intransitive, figuratively) to get rich [auxiliary essere]

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