Italian edit

Etymology edit

From s- +‎ tana +‎ -are.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /staˈ
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: sta‧nà‧re

Verb edit

stanàre (first-person singular present stàno, first-person singular past historic stanài, past participle stanàto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. to drive out (of a lair, den, or burrow)
    stanare il capibaradrive the capybara out (of a den)
  2. (figurative, by extension) to drive out (of a hideout)
    la polizia ha stanato il mafioso dal covo
    the police drove the mobster out of his hideout
  3. (figurative, by extension, humorous) to bring out from a state of isolation
    di solito gioca ai videogiochi tutto il giorno, ma oggi l'ho stanato
    typically, he plays video games all day long, but today I brought him out (of the house)

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