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English

Etymology

Old French parer "arrange, prepare, trim," from Latin parare "make ready," from Proto-Indo-European base *per- "to bring forward, bring forth".

Pronunciation

Homophones

Verb

Infinitive
to pare

Third person singular
par

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to pare (third-person singular simple present par, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To remove the outer covering or skin of something with a knife.
    She pared the paired pears.
  2. (transitive) To reduce or trim something as if by cutting off.
    Albrecht sought to pare his options down by disregarding anything beyond his meager budget.

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Translations

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Albanian

Noun

pare f.

  1. money.

Bosnian

Noun

pare f.

  1. money

Catalan

Etymology

Latin pater

Noun

pare

  1. father

Croatian

Noun

pare

  1. Plural form of para.

French

Verb form

pare

  1. first-, third-person singular indicative present of parer
  2. first-, third-person singular subjunctive present of parer
  3. second-person singular imperative of parer

Galician

Verb

pare

  1. third-person singular present indicative of parir.
  2. second-person singular imperative of parir.

Italian

Verb form

pare

  1. third-person singular indicative present of parere

Romanian

Verb

pare

  1. third-person singular present tense form of [[părea#Template:lang:ro|părea]].

Serbian

Noun

pare f.

  1. money

Cyrillic spelling

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