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Webster 1913 Edition


Entender

En-ten′der

,
Verb.
T.
1.
To make tender.
[R.]
Jer. Taylor.
2.
To treat with tenderness.
[R.]
Young.

Webster 1828 Edition


Entender

ENTEN'DER

,
Verb.
T.
To treat with tenderness or kindness.

Definition 2023


entender

entender

English

Verb

entender (third-person singular simple present entenders, present participle entendering, simple past and past participle entendered)

  1. (obsolete) To make tender.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essayes, London: Edward Blount, OCLC 946730821, II.35:
      And fearing lest the torments he felt, might in some sort entender his wifes heart [], he besought her to be pleased she might be caried into the next chamber, which was accordingly performed.
    • 1790, Ann Ward Radcliffe, chapter 8, in A Sicilian Romance, HTML edition:
      Entendered by distress, she easily yielded to the pensive manners of her companions and to the serene uniformity of a monastic life.
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  2. (transitive) To treat with tenderness.
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Asturian

Etymology

From Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō.

Verb

entender

  1. to understand

Galician

Verb

entender (first-person singular present entendo, first-person singular preterite entendín, past participle entendido)

  1. to understand

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Ladino

Alternative forms

Verb

entender (Latin spelling)

  1. to understand, hear

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese entender, from Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ẽ.tẽ.ˈdeɾ/
  • Hyphenation: en‧ten‧der

Verb

entender (first-person singular present indicative entendo, past participle entendido)

  1. to understand
  2. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of entender
  3. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) future subjunctive of entender
  4. First-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of entender
  5. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) personal infinitive of entender

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:entender.

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Spanish

Etymology

From Latin intendere, present active infinitive of intendō.

Verb

entender (first-person singular present entiendo, first-person singular preterite entendí, past participle entendido)

  1. to understand
    No entiendo. I don't understand.

Conjugation

  • Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables.

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