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Webster 1913 Edition


Lege

Lege

(lĕj)
,
Verb.
T.
[Abbrev. fr.
allege
to assert.]
To allege; to assert.
[Obs.]
Bp. Fisher.

Webster 1828 Edition


Lege

LEGE

,
Verb.
T.
To allege; to lighten. [Not in use.]

Definition 2022


lege

lege

See also: lège, legë, and -lege

English

Noun

lege (uncountable)

  1. (US, colloquial) legislature

Etymology 2

Abbreviated from allege (to assert).

Verb

lege (third-person singular simple present leges, present participle leging, simple past and past participle leged)

  1. (obsolete) To allege; to assert.
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Etymology 3

Abbreviation [please replace this header] for legend.

Noun

lege (uncountable)

  1. (Ireland, slang) legend, colloquially used to describe a person who is held in high regard

Anagrams


Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse leika.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lajə/, [ˈlɑjə], [ˈlɑːɪ]

Verb

lege (imperative leg, infinitive at lege, present tense leger, past tense legede, perfect tense har leget)

  1. play
  2. spawn
Usage notes

In compounds: "lege-".

Derived terms

Etymology 2

See leg.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lajə/, [ˈlɑjə], [ˈlɑːɪ]

Noun

lege c

  1. plural indefinite of leg

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eːɣə

Verb

lege

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of legen

Anagrams


German

Verb

lege

  1. First-person singular present of legen.
  2. Imperative singular of legen.
  3. First-person singular subjunctive I of legen.
  4. Third-person singular subjunctive I of legen.

Interlingua

Noun

lege (plural leges)

  1. law

Verb

lege

  1. present of leger
  2. imperative of leger

Ladin

Etymology

From Latin lex, legem.

Noun

lege m (plural leges)

  1. law

Latin

Pronunciation

Verb

lege

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of legō

Noun

lēge

  1. ablative singular of lēx

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /leːgʲə/

Etymology

From Old English læce and Old Norse læknari

Noun

lege m (definite singular legen, indefinite plural leger, definite plural legene)

  1. doctor

Synonyms

Verb

lege (present tense leger; past tense and past participle lega or leget)

  1. heal, cure

Related terms

lækje (Bokmål)

Derived terms

(from both noun and verb)

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

lege m (definite singular legen, indefinite plural legar, definite plural legane)

  1. doctor (physician)

Synonyms

Derived terms

Verb

lege

  1. neuter past participle of liggja, liggje, ligga and ligge

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈled͡ʒe/

Etymology 1

From Latin lēx, lēgem, from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-s, from *leǵ- (to gather).

Noun

lege f (plural legi)

  1. law
  2. (archaic) religion, belief (in God or a divinity), credence
Declension
Synonyms

Etymology 2

Verb

lege

  1. third-person singular subjunctive form of lega.
  2. third-person plural subjunctive form of lega.