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See also lacé

English

Etymology

From Old French las > Vulgar Latin *laceum > [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] laqueus

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
lace

Plural
s

lace (s)
  1. (uncountable) A light fabric containing patterns of holes, usually built up from a single thread.
  2. (countable) A cord or ribbon passed through eyelets in a shoe or garment, pulled tight and tied to fasten the shoe or garment firmly.

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to lace

Third person singular
lac

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to lace (third-person singular simple present lac, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To fasten (something) with laces.
  2. (transitive) To add alcohol, poison, a drug or anything else potentially harmful to (food or drink).
  3. (transitive) To interweave items. (lacing one's fingers together)
  4. (transitive) To interweave the spokes of a bicycle wheel

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Esperanto

Adverb

lace

  1. wearily

French

Verb

lace

  1. First-person singular present indicative of lacer.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of lacer.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of lacer.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of lacer.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of lacer.

Spanish

Verb

lace (infinitive: lazar)

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of lazar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of lazar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of lazar.

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