refutare

See also: refutaré

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin refūtāre, present active infinitive form of refūtō (I oppose”, “I refute). Doublet of rifiutare.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /re.fuˈta.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: re‧fu‧tà‧re

VerbEdit

refutàre (first-person singular present rèfuto[1], first-person singular past historic refutài, past participle refutàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (obsolete, literary, transitive) Alternative form of rifiutare (to refuse; to deny; to disown):
    • 1374, Francesco Petrarca, “O invidia, nemica di virtute [O Envy, Enemy of Virtue]”, in Il Canzoniere[1], Florence: Andrea Bettini, published 1858, lines 6–8, page 138:
      Troppo felice amante mi mostrasti ¶ a quella che miei preghi umili e casti ¶ gradì alcun tempo, or par ch'odj e refute.
      You depicted me as too happy a lover ¶ to her who my humble and chaste requests ¶ once liked, and now seems to hate and reject.
    • Synonym: rifiutare
    • Antonym: accettare
  2. (rare) to refute
    La sua erronea tesi fu refutata.His wrong argument was refuted.

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ refuto in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

refūtāre

  1. present active infinitive of refūtō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of refūtō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of refūtō

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

refuta +‎ -re

NounEdit

refutare f (plural refutări)

  1. refutation

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

refutare

  1. First-person singular (yo) future subjunctive form of refutar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) future subjunctive form of refutar.