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v. dis·port·ed, dis·port·ing, dis·ports
To amuse oneself in a light, frolicsome manner.
1. To amuse (oneself) in a light, frolicsome manner.
2. To display.
[Middle English disporten, from Old French desporter, to divert : des-, apart; see dis- + porter, to carry (from Latin portāre; see port5).]
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1. (tr) to indulge (oneself) in pleasure
2. (intr) to frolic or gambol
[C14: from Anglo-French desporter, from des- dis-1 + porter to carry]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to amuse (oneself).
2. to display (oneself) in a sportive manner.v.i.
3. to divert oneself; sport.n.
4. diversion; play.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Anglo-French desporter=des- dis-1 + porter to carry]
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Past participle: disported
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|Verb||1.||disport - occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies"|
entertain - provide entertainment for
|2.||disport - play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"|
play - be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children; "The kids were playing outside all day"; "I used to play with trucks as a little girl"
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disport[dɪsˈpɔːt] VT to disport o.s → divertirse
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
disport[dɪˈspɔːrt] vt (humorous) to disport o.s. → folâtrer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
vr (old) → sich ergötzen (old)
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