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alentar
transitive verb
1. to encourage (animar)
alentarse
pronominal verb
1. to recover, to get better (recuperarse) (Andes, Mexican Spanish, Venezuelan Spanish)
alentar
transitive verb
1 (animar) to encourage; hearten; [+oposición] to stiffen; [+esperanzas] to raise
en su pecho alienta la esperanza de ... he cherishes the hope of ...; alentar a algn a hacer algo to encourage sb to do sth
2 (Latinoamérica) (aplaudir) to clap; applaud
intransitive verb
(brillar) to burn; glow
pronominal verb
alentarse
1 (animarse) to take heart; cheer up
2 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (Med) to get better
3 (And) (Centroamérica) (dar a luz) to give birth;de to
Verb Conjugations for alentar
Gerund: alentando
Participle: alentado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yoalientoalentéalentabaalentaríaalentaré
alientasalentastealentabasalentaríasalentarás
él/ella/Ud.alientaalentóalentabaalentaríaalentará
nosotrosalentamosalentamosalentábamosalentaríamosalentaremos
vosotrosalentáisalentasteisalentabaisalentaríaisalentaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.alientanalentaronalentabanalentaríanalentarán
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