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1

to abandon

abbandonare

2

to lower, to pull down

abbassare

3

to match

abbinare

4

to hug

abbracciare

5

to get a tan

abbronzarsi (takes essere)

6

to live

abitare

7

to get used to

abituarsi (takes essere)

8

to caress, to pet

accarezzare

9

to accellerate

accellerare

10

to light, to turn on

accendere (acceso)

11

to accept

accettare

12

to enclose

accludere (accluso)

13

to fix something

accomodare

14

to make oneself at home, to make oneself comfortable

accomodarsi (takes essere)

15

to accompany, to go with

accompagnare

16

to be satisfied with

accontentarsi di (takes essere)

17

to realize

accorgersi (accorto, takes essere)

18

to use

adoperare

19

to adore

adorare

20

to adopt

adottare

21

to entrust

affidare

22

to sink

affondare

23

to face or to deal with

affrontare

24

to add

aggiungere (like giungere)

25

to help

aiutare

26

to post up, affix

affiggere (affisso)

27

to afflict

affliggere (afflitto)

28

to fix

aggiustare

29

to alienate

alienare

30

to fasten

allacciare

31

to train, to practice

allenare

32

to raise (animals and children)

allevare

33

to go away

allontanarsi (takes essere)

34

to raise

alzare

35

to get up

alzarsi (takes essere)

36

to love

amare

37

to admit

ammettere (like mettere)

38

to admire

ammirare

39

to furnish

ammobiliare

40

to analyze

analizzare

41

to go

andare (takes essere)

42

to drown

annegare

43

to bother

annoiare

44

to be bored

annoiarsi (takes essere)

45

to smell (to smell something)

annusare

46

to set the table

apparecchiare

47

to appear

apparire (apparso)

48

to belong to

appartenere (like tenere)

49

to be passionate about

appassionarsi (takes essere)

50

to open

aprire (aperto)

51

to become angry

arrabbiarsi (takes essere)

52

to arrive

arrivare (takes essere)

53

to listen

ascoltare

54

to dry

asciugare

55

to wait for

aspettare

56

to expect

aspettarsi (takes essere)

57

to taste

assaggiare

58

to make sure, to assure

assicurarsi (takes essere)

59

to attend, to witness

assistere

60

to resemble

assomigliare

61

to hire

assumere (assunto)

62

to stick, to paste, to attack, to plug in

attaccare

63

to wait for

attendere (atteso)

64

to attract

attrarre (attratto)

65

to cross (a street, a bridge)

attraversare

66

to hope

augurarsi (takes essere)

67

to have

avere

68

to inform, to warn

avvertire

69

to go near

avvicinarsi (takes essere)

70

to inform, to let know

avvisare

71

to kiss

baciare

72

to dance

ballare

73

to bless

benedire (like dire)

74

to drink

bere (bevuto)

75

to blame

biasimare

76

to block, to be stuck

bloccare

77

to boil

bollire

78

to shine

brillare

79

to burn

bruciare

80

to throw, to fling, to throw something away

buttare

81

to fall

cadere (takes essere)

82

to change clothes

cambiarsi (takes essere)

83

to walk

camminare

84

to erase, to cancel

cancellare

85

to sing

cantare

86

to understand

capire

87

to happen, to come, to turn up

capitare

88

to fall

cascare (takes essere)

89

to ride a horse

cavalcare

90

to cede

cedere

91

to chatter

chiacchierare

92

to call

chiamare

93

to be called

chiamarsi (takes essere)

94

to make clearer, to clarify

chiarire (isc)

95

to ask for

chiedere (chiesto)

96

to close

chiudere (chiuso)

97

to pick, to grasp (the meaning of something)

cogliere (colto)

98

to involve

coinvolgere (coinvolto)

99

to collaborate

collaborare

100

to strike, to hit

colpire (isc)

101

to cultivate, to grow

coltivare

102

to begin

cominciare

103

to commit

commettere (like mettere)

104

to move, to touch

commuovere (like muovere)

105

to compete

competere

106

to compliment

complimentare

107

to compose

comporre (like porre)

108

to behave

comportarsi (takes essere)

109

to buy

comprare

110

to make known, to communicate, to tell

comunicare

111

to concede, to award

concedere (concesso)

112

to conceive

concepire (isc)

113

to conclude

concludere (concluso)

114

to dress (a salad or a pasta dish)

condire (isc)

115

to share

condividere (like dividere)

116

to drive, to bring about

condurre (condotto)

117

to confuse

confondere (confuso)

118

to be confused

confondersi (like confondere, takes essere)

119

to know

conoscere (conosciuto)

120

to hand over, to deliver

consegnare

121

to agree

consentire

122

to advise

consigliare

123

to consist

consistere (consistito)

124

to consume, to wear down

consumare

125

to continue

continuare

126

to contribute

contribuire (isc)

127

to check, to check up on, to verify

controllare

128

to convert

convertire

129

to convince

convincere (like vincere)

130

to live together, to cohabitate

convivere (like vivere)

131

to cover

coprire (coperto)

132

to correct

correggere (corretto)

133

to run

correre (corso)

134

to corrupt

corrompere (corrotto)

135

to cost

costare (costa, costano)

136

to build

costruire (isc)

137

to grow, to raise something

crescere (cresciuto)

138

to sew

cucire

139

to cook

cuocere (cotto)

140

to take care of

curare

141

to give

dare (dato)

142

to decide

decidere (deciso)

143

to deduce

dedurre (dedotto)

144

to disappoint

deludere (deluso)

145

to desire, to wish

desiderare

146

to define, to determine, to fix or settle

determinare

147

to declare, to state

dichiarare

148

to defend

difendere (difeso)

149

to lose weight

dimagrire (-isc, takes essere)

150

to forget

dimenticare

151

to depend

dipendere (like pendere)

152

to paint

dipingere (dipinto)

153

to graduate (from high school)

diplomarsi (takes essere)

154

to say, to tell

dire (detto)

155

to direct, to manage

dirigere (diretto)

156

to discuss, to argue

discutere (discusso)

157

to draw

disegnare

158

to despair

disperare

159

to disperse

disperdere (like perdere)

160

to displease, to be sorry

dispiacere (like piacere)

161

to arrange, to set out

disporre (like porre)

162

to distract

distrarre (distratto)

163

to distribute

distribuire (isc)

164

to destroy

distruggere (distrutto)

165

to become

diventare (takes essere)

166

to have fun, to enjoy oneself, to have a good time

divertirsi (takes essere)

167

to sleep

dormire

168

to have to, to need to

dovere

169

to doubt

dubitare

170

to last

durare (takes essere)

171

to arouse, to excite

eccitare

172

to educate, to train

educare

173

to elect

eleggere (eletto)

174

to eliminate

eliminare

175

to be excited, to be stirred, to be touched, moved

emozionarsi (takes essere)

176

to enter

entrare (takes essere)

177

to examine

esaminare

178

to grant (a wish)

esaudire (-isc)

179

to use up, to exhaust

esaurire

180

to exclude

escludere (escluso)

181

to exhibit

esibire (-isc)

182

to demand

esigere (esatto)

183

to expand

espandere (-isc, espanso)

184

to expel

espellere (espulso)

185

to explode

esplodere (esploso)

186

to explore

esplorare

187

to be

essere (stato, takes essere)

188

to extract

estrarre (estratto)

189

to exalt

esultare

190

to avoid

evitare

191

to evoke

evocare

192

to fail

fallire (isc)

193

to dream up

fantasticare

194

to do, to make

fare (fatto)

195

to favor, to (do the) honor, to try (some food)

favorire (isc)

196

to stop (a car, a person)

fermare

197

to stop oneself

fermarsi (takes essere)

198

to celebrate

festeggiare

199

to trust

fidarsi (takes essere)

200

to film

filmare

201

to end, to finish

finire (isc)

202

to sign

firmare

203

to fasten, to stare, to obsess

fissare

204

to form, to shape

formare

205

to provide, to supply

fornire (isc)

206

to photograph

fotografare

207

to misunderstand

fraintendere (like intendere)

208

to brake, to curb

frenare

209

to attend, to frequent

frequentare

210

to fry

friggere (fritto)

211

to flee

fuggire (takes essere)

212

to work (something mechanical)

funzionare

213

to float

galleggiare

214

to generate

generare

215

to throw

gettare

216

to play (a sport, a game)

giocare

217

to wander (the world)

girovagare

218

to judge

giudicare

219

to arrive, to reach, to get as far as

giungere (giunto)

220

to take an oath, to swear

giurare

221

to enjoy

godere

222

to blow up

gonfiare

223

to yell, to shout

gridare

224

to earn

guadagnare

225

to look, to look at

guardare

226

to drive

guidare

227

to be under the illusion, to cherish the (false) hope

illudersi (illuso, takes essere)

228

to illuminate, to light

illuminare

229

to illustrate, to show

illustrare

230

to embarrass, to puzzle, to bewilder

imbarazzare

231

to board (a boat or plane)

imbarcare

232

to imagine, to guess

immaginarsi (takes essere)

233

to immigrate

immigrare

234

to learn

imparare

235

to go crazy

impazzire(isc) (takes essere)

236

to impede

impedire (isc)

237

to pledge to reserve something

impegnare

238

to make a commitment, to work hard

impegnarsi (takes essere)

239

to improvise

improvvisare

240

to wrap

incartare

241

to bow

inchinare

242

to encourage

incoraggiare

243

to cross (your legs, your fingers)

incrociare

244

to individuate, to characterize

individuare

245

to guess

indovinare

246

to inflict

infliggere (inflitto)

247

to influence

influenzare

248

to enquire, to get information about

informarsi (takes essere)

249

to find out about something

informarsi (takes essere)

250

to shatter (glass, a heart)

infrangere (infranto)

251

to kneel

inginocchiare

252

to enlarge

ingrandire (isc)

253

to gain weight, to get fat

ingrassare (takes essere)

254

to fall in love

innamorarsi (takes essere)

255

to pollute

inquinare

256

to teach

insegnare

257

to insert

inserire (isc)

258

to insist

insistere (insistito, inteso)

259

to be interested in, to take an interest in

interessarsi di (takes essere)

260

to question, to interrogate

interrogare

261

to intervene

intervenire (like venire, takes essere)

262

to entertain

intrattenere (like tenere)

263

to braid

intrecciare

264

to invite

invitare

265

to enroll in

iscriversi (like scrivere, takes essere)

266

to isolate

isolare

267

to teach, to instruct

istruire (isc)

268

to complain

lamentarsi di (takes essere)

269

to throw, to launch

lanciare

270

to leave

lasciare

271

to graduate (from college)

laurearsi (takes essere)

272

to wash

lavare

273

to wash oneself

lavarsi (takes essere)

274

to work (as in a job)

lavorare

275

to lick

leccare

276

to tie

legare

277

to read

leggere (letto)

278

to smooth, to polish (marble), to sand (wood)

levigare

279

to free

liberare

280

to fire someone

licenziare

281

to quit (a job)

licenziarsi (takes essere)

282

to fight, to quarrel

litigare

283

to praise

lodare

284

to struggle, to fight

lottare

285

to flatter

lusingare

286

to curse

maledire (like dire)

287

to miss

mancare

288

to send

mandare

289

to eat

mangiare

290

to show, to display

manifestare

291

to keep, to maintain

mantenere (like tenere)

292

to lie

mentire

293

to be surprised, to be amazed

meravigliarsi (takes essere)

294

to deserve

meritare

295

to put, to place

mettere (messo)

296

to put on

mettersi (like mettere, takes essere)

297

to improve

migliorare

298

to mount, to assemble

montare

299

to bite

mordere (morso)

300

to die

morire (morto, takes essere)

301

to move

muoversi (mosso, takes essere)

302

to be born

nascere (nato, takes essere)

303

to hide

nascondere (nascosto)

304

to deny

negare

305

to rent

noleggiare

306

to swim

nuotare

307

to obey

obbedire (isc.)

308

to busy oneself with, to be professionally engaged in

occuparsi di (takes essere)

309

to need

occorrere (occorso)

310

to treat, to offer

offrire (offerto)

311

to oppose

opporsi a (like porre, takes essere)

312

to oppress

opprimere (oppresso)

313

to obsess

ossessionarsi (takes essere)

314

to obtain

ottenere (like tenere)

315

to pay, to pay for

pagare

316

to compare

paragonare

317

to tie (a game score)

pareggiare

318

to seem

parere (parso, takes essere)

319

to park

parcheggiare

320

to speak

parlare

321

to participate

partecipare

322

to leave, to depart

partire (takes essere)

323

to go for a walk

passeggiare

324

to worsen

peggiorare

325

to lean

pendere (peso)

326

to penetrate

penetrare

327

to think

pensare

328

to regret

pentire (takes essere)

329

to perceive

percepire(isc)

330

to lose

perdere (perso, perduto)

331

to forgive, to pardon

perdonare

332

to allow

permettere (like mettere)

333

to afford

permettersi (like mettere)

334

to fish

pescare

335

to like

piacere (piaciuto, takes essere)

336

to cry

piangere (pianto)

337

to hit

picchiare

338

to fold

piegare

339

to rain

piovere (takes essere)

340

to put, to lay down, to pose (a question)

porre (posto)

341

to be able to

potere

342

to practice

praticare

343

to prefer

preferire (isc)

344

to pray, to beg

pregare

345

to take, to have

prendere (preso)

346

to make a reservation

prenotare

347

to worry

preoccuparsi (takes essere)

348

to prepare

preparare

349

to get ready

prepararsi (takes essere)

350

to lend

prestare

351

to presume, to imagine

presumere (presunto)

352

to expect

pretendere (preteso)

353

to deprive

privare

354

to produce

produrre (prodotto)

355

to prohibit, to forbid

proibire (isc)

356

to promise

promettere (like mettere)

357

to propose

proporre (like porre)

358

to protect

proteggere (protetto)

359

to publish

pubblicare

360

to clean

pulire (isc)

361

to sting

pungere (punto)

362

to punish

punire (isc)

363

to smell (something smells)

puzzare

364

to gather, to pick, to pluck

raccogliere (like cogliere)

365

to recount

raccontare

366

to shave

radersi (raso, takes essere)

367

to reach, to meet

raggiungere (like giungere)

368

to reason

ragionare

369

to slow down

rallentare

370

to resign oneself

rassegnarsi (takes essere)

371

to react

reagire (isc)

372

to hold

reggere (retto)

373

to render, to make

rendere (reso)

374

to realize

rendersi conto (like rendere)

375

to resist

resistere (resistito)

376

to push away

respingere (likes pingere)

377

to breathe

respirare

378

to give back

restituire (isc)

379

to receive

ricevere

380

to request

richiedere (like chiedere)

381

to recycle

riciclare

382

to recognize

riconoscere (like conoscere)

383

to remember

ricordare

384

to fill

riempire

385

to laugh

ridere (riso)

386

to go, come back home

rientrare (takes essere)

387

to take refuge

rifugiare

388

to refuse, to reject

rifiutare

389

to reflect

riflettere

390

to relax

rilassarsi

391

to remain, to stay

rimanere (rimasto, takes essere)

392

to thank

ringraziare

393

to repeat

ripetere

394

to resolve

risolvere (risolto)

395

to save

risparmiare

396

to answer

rispondere (risposto)

397

to deem, to think

ritenere (like tenere)

398

to withdraw

ritirare (takes essere)

399

to return

ritornare (takes essere)

400

to be able to, to succeed at doing something

riuscire (like uscire, takes essere)

401

to turn to someone (with a question, usually)

rivolgersi (rivolto, takes essere)

402

to break

rompere (rotto)

403

to go up, to get on

salire (takes essere)

404

to jump

saltare

405

to greet

salutare

406

to save

salvare

407

to bleed

sanguinare

408

to know

sapere

409

to satiate

saziare

410

to make a mistake

sbagliare

411

to disembark

sbarcare

412

to climb

scalare

413

to heat up

scaldare

414

to exchange something, to mistake something for something else

scambiare

415

to run away

scappare

416

to unleash, to give free reign to (to go wild)

scatenare

417

to sprint, to snap a photo

scattare

418

to dig, to excavate

scavare

419

to choose

scegliere (scelto)

420

to go down, to get off

scendere (sceso, takes essere)

421

to joke

scherzare

422

to slap

schiaffeggiare

423

to ski

sciare

424

to melt

sciogliere (sciolto)

425

to sculpt

scolpire (isc)

426

to disappear

scomparire (like apparire)

427

to defeat

sconfiggere (sconfitto)

428

to upset

sconvolgere (sconvolto)

429

to uncover, to discover, to reveal

scoprire (like coprire)

430

to write

scrivere (scritto)

431

to apologize, to excuse oneself

scusarsi (takes essere)

432

to scorn

sdegnare

433

to sit down

sedersi (takes essere)

434

to seduce

sedurre (sedotto)

435

to follow

seguire

436

to seem

sembrare (takes essere)

437

to hear

sentire

438

to feel (well, poorly, happy)

sentirsi (takes essere)

439

to bury

seppellire(-isc, sepolto,seppellito)

440

to kidnap

sequestrare

441

to serve

servire

442

to challenge

sfidare

443

to exploit

sfruttare

444

to arrange, to put something in order

sistemare

445

to settle down

sistemarsi (takes essere)

446

to quit (doing something)

smettere (like mettere)

447

to blow

soffiare

448

to suffer

soffrire (like offrire)

449

to dream

sognare

450

tostand, to bear (I cannot stand him), to support

sopportare

451

to survive

sopravvivere (like vivere)

452

to smile

sorridere (like ridere)

453

to watch closely, to supervise

sorvegliare

454

to support, to sustain, to maintain

sostenere (like tenere)

455

to shoot

sparare

456

to clear the table

sparecchiare

457

to frighten

spaventare

458

to brush

spazzolare

459

to look at oneself in the mirror

specchiarsi (takes essere)

460

to send, to mail

spedire (isc)

461

to turn off, to extinguish

spegnere (spento)

462

to spend

spendere (like pendere)

463

to hope

sperare

464

to gossip

spettegolare

465

to break apart

spezzare

466

to spy, to see

spiare

467

to explain

spiegare

468

to push

spingere (spinto)

469

to get undressed

spogliarsi (takes essere)

470

to get dirty

sporcarsi (takes essere)

471

to stick out, to hold out

sporgere (sporto)

472

to get married

sposarsi (takes essere)

473

to move something, to shift

spostare

474

to waste

sprecare

475

to despise, to scorn

sprezzare

476

to spray

spruzzare

477

to spit

sputare

478

to establish

stabilire (isc)

479

to detach

staccare

480

to print (from a printer)

stampare

481

to tire

stancare

482

to get tired

stancarsi (takes essere)

483

to stay

stare (takes essere)

484

to sneeze

starnutire (isc.)

485

to lay, to hang (clothes on a line)

stendere (steso)

486

to tear up

stracciare

487

to study

studiare:

488

to rape

stuprare

489

to happen

succedere (successo, takes essere)

490

to suck

succhiare

491

to sweat

sudare

492

to suggest

suggerire (isc)

493

to play an instrument

suonare

494

to overcome

superare

495

to wake up

svegliarsi (takes essere)

496

to unscrew

svitare

497

to be quiet

tacere (taciuto)

498

to cut

tagliare

499

to phone

telefonare

500

to keep, to hold, to take

tenere