soportar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin supportāre. Cognate with English support although divergent in meaning.

VerbEdit

soportar (first-person singular present soporto, first-person singular preterite soporté, past participle soportado)

  1. to bear, to endure, to withstand, put up with, tolerate, to stomach, to weather, to handle
  2. to support a weight or load


Usage notesEdit

  • Soportar is a false friend, and does not mean support in the sense of to support somebody. Spanish equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry support.

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