prender

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French prendre (to take), from Latin prehendere (to take).

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NounEdit

prender

  1. (law) The power or right of taking a thing before it is offered.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for prender in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese prender, from Latin prendere, variant of prehendere, present active infinitive of prehendō (I seize; I detain).

VerbEdit

prender (first-person singular present prendo, first-person singular preterite prendín, past participle prendido)

  1. to catch, seize
  2. to light, to set light, to set fire, to set in fire
  3. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of prender
  4. first/third-person singular personal infinitive of prender

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InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

French prendre

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prender

  1. to take

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese prender, from Latin prendere, variant of prehendere, present active infinitive of prehendō (I seize; I detain), from prae- (before) + *hendō (I take, seize) (not attested without prefix), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰed-.

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VerbEdit

prender (first-person singular present indicative prendo, short past participle preso, long past participle prendido)

  1. to arrest (to seize and take into legal custody)
    Synonyms: encadear, encarcerar, enjaular
  2. to attach or bind
    Synonyms: conectar, grudar, ligar, jungir, juntar, unir, vincular
  3. to restrain; to restrict
    Synonym: restringir
  4. to become close (emotionally) to someone
    Synonym: vincular

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish, from Latin prendere, alternative form of prehendere, present active infinitive of prehendō, from prae- (before) + *hendō (to take, seize) (not attested without prefix), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰed-.

VerbEdit

prender (first-person singular present prendo, first-person singular preterite prendí, past participle prendido)

  1. to catch, to arrest
    Synonyms: detener, arrestar, aprehender
  2. to take, to pick up
    Synonyms: tomar, coger
  3. to light, to ignite
    Synonym: encender
  4. to turn on (light, machine etc.)
    Synonym: encender

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