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encender

to turn on

verb
"enciende" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

encender
transitive verb
1. to light (vela, cigarro, chimenea)
  • encender una cerilla -> to light o strike a match
2. to switch on (aparato)
  • enciende la luz, que no veo -> switch the light on, I can't see
3. to arouse (entusiasmo, ira); to inflame (pasión, discusión)
encenderse
pronomial verb
1. to ignite (fuego, gas); to come on (luz, estufa)
2. to go red, to blush (persona, rostro); to flare up (de ira)

encender [en-then-derr’]
article & verb transitive
1. To light (vela, cigarrillo), to make burn.
2. To set fire to, to set on fire.
3. To heat, to produce heat, to glow.
4. To inflame, to inspirit, to incite. (Metaphorical)
5. To foment a party, to sow discord. (Metaphorical)
6. To switch on, to turn on, to put on (luz, aparato eléctrico).
7. To strike, to light (cerilla).
verb reflexive
8. To fire, to take fire, to be kindled.
  • Encenderse en cólera -> to fly into a passion
  • Encenderse en ira -> to kindle with anger
  • ¡Cuándo se encienden las luces? -> when is lighting up time

encender
verbo:transitivo
1 (prender) [+fuego, cigarrillo] to light; [+cerilla] to strike; [+luz, radio] to turn on; switch on; put on; [+gas] to light; turn on; (Informática) to toggle on; switch on;
2 (avivar) [+pasiones] to inflame; [+entusiasmo] to arouse; [+celos, odio] to awake; [+guerra] to spark off
3 (Caribe) (azotar) to beat; (castigar) to punish
verbo:pronominal
encenderse
1 (prenderse) to light
¿cuándo se encienden las luces? when is lighting-up time?
2 [+cara, ojos] to light up
3 [+persona] (exaltarse) to get excited; (ruborizarse) to blush; (estallar) to break out
encenderse de ira to flare up with rage; fly into a temper

Verb Conjugations for "encender" (go to to turn on)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo enciendo encendí encendía encendería encenderé
enciendes encendiste encendías encenderías encenderás
él/ella/Ud. enciende encendió encendía encendería encenderá
nosotros encendemos encendimos encendíamos encenderíamos encenderemos
vosotros encendéis encendisteis encendíais encenderíais encenderéis
ellos/ellas/Uds. encienden encendieron encendían encenderían encenderán
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