merendar
intransitive verb
1. (to eat something light) 
a. to have an afternoon snack 
¿Te apetece algo para merendar?Do you feel like having an afternoon snack?
b. to have tea 
Haré las preparaciones para merendar a las 5 pm.I'll set everything up to have tea at 5 pm.
2. (to eat the evening meal) (Ecuador) 
a. to have dinner 
Vamos a merendar a las 8pm.We're going to have dinner at 8pm.
transitive verb
3. (to eat something light) 
a. to have as an afternoon snack 
He merendado unas galletas.I had cookies as an afternoon snack.
b. to have for tea 
Merendamos tartas de distintos tipos y chocolate caliente.We had different kinds of cakes and hot chocolate for tea.
4. (to eat the evening meal) (Ecuador) 
a. to have for dinner 
¿Qué vamos a merendar esta noche?What are we going to have for dinner tonight?
merendarse
pronominal verb
5. (to beat) 
a. to thrash 
Se merendó a su oponente por 3 a 0.He thrashed his opponent by a 3-0 score.
merendar
intransitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to have tea 
transitive verb
2. (general) 
a. to have for tea 
merendarse
pronominal verb
3. (colloquial) 
merendarse a alguiento thrash somebody
merendar
intransitive verb
to have an afternoon snack; have tea; (en el campo) to have a picnic;
transitive verb
1 (comer) to have as an afternoon snack; have for tea
2 (mirar)
merendar lo que escribe otro to look at what somebody else is writing; merendar las cartas de otro to peep at sb else's cards
pronominal verb
merendarse
1
merendarse a algn [+adversario] to thrash sb (familiar); walk all over sb (familiar); (Latinoamérica) (matar) to bump sb off (familiar); (And) (pegar) to beat sb up (familiar); (S. Cone) (estafar) to fleece sb (familiar)
se merendaron a los húngaros como si nada el día menos pensado, se lo pueden merendar. O se comerán sus entrañas cuando sea cadáver político
2 (acabar con) [+libro] to devour; [+país, territorio] to take over
EE UU acaba de merendarse a Granada y amenaza a Nicaragua se acabarán merendando a lo que queda de la Bosnia musulmana
3
merendarse una fortuna to squander a fortune
Verb Conjugations for merendar
Gerund: merendando
Participle: merendado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yomeriendomerendémerendabamerendaríamerendaré
meriendasmerendastemerendabasmerendaríasmerendarás
él/ella/Ud.meriendamerendómerendabamerendaríamerendará
nosotrosmerendamosmerendamosmerendábamosmerendaríamosmerendaremos
vosotrosmerendáismerendasteismerendabaismerendaríaismerendaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.meriendanmerendaronmerendabanmerendaríanmerendarán
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