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English

Noun

Singular
comer

Plural
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  1. one in a race who is catching up to others and shows promise of winning
  2. fig one who is catching up in some contest and has a likelihood of victory
  3. One who arrives
    The champ will face all comers.

Quotations

  • 2004: The transition from comer to also-ran can be quick — The New Yorker, August 9 & 16, 2004, p.40
  • 2004: Django, then, was not just a comer; he was a cause. — The New Yorker, December 6, 2004, p.105

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Galician

Verb

comer (first-person sg present como, first-person sg preterite comín, past participle comido)
  1. to eat
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of comer.
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of comer.

Conjugation


Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: co‧mer

Verb

comer

  1. (intransitive) to eat, to consume a meal
    comi hoje, obrigado. — “I've already eaten today, thanks.”
  2. (transitive) to eat, to consume a specific food
    Você come carne? — “Do you eat meat?”
  3. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to capture a piece
    Agora eu comi a torre e o bispo. — “Now I have captured the rook and the bishop.”
  4. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to spend money on food
    comi todo o meu salário. — “I already eaten all my salary.”
  5. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to destroy, to consume
    Aquela pneumonia comeu sua saúde. — “That pneumonia has destroyed his health.”
  6. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to fuck; a man having sex with someone, enjoying a role in which he penetrates his female or homosexual partner
    Depois do jantar, na mesma noite eu a comi. — “After dinner, on the same night I had sex with her.”
  7. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of verb comer.
  8. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with você?) future subjunctive of verb comer.
  9. First-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of verb comer.
  10. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with você?) personal infinitive of verb comer.

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Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /koˈmeɾ/

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] comedere, from com- + edere.

Noun

comer m. (plural comeres)

Singular
comer m.

Plural
comeres m.

  1. food
    El comer es muy sabroso. — “The food is very tasty.”

Synonyms

Verb

comer (first-person singular present como, first-person singular preterite comí, past participle comido)

  1. to eat
  2. to corrode

Conjugation


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