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re- +‎ tar

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retar (third-person singular simple present retars, present participle retarring, simple past and past participle retarred)

  1. (transitive) To provide (a road, etc.) with a new coating of tar.

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin reputāre, present active infinitive of reputō.

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retar (first-person singular indicative present reto, past participle retáu)

  1. to challenge (to invite someone to take part in a competition)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish rebtar, from Latin reputāre, present active infinitive of reputō. Doublet of reputar and reptar. Cognate with English repute and rate (to scold).

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retar (first-person singular present reto, first-person singular preterite reté, past participle retado)

  1. to defy, challenge
  2. to dare
  3. to call out (i.e. to criticize or expose)
  4. (Argentina, Chile) to scold, reprimand

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SwedishEdit

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retar

  1. present tense of reta.

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