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VERB LIST

Level A1

approx 110 verbs

to answerrispondere
to ask for (request something)chiedere
to ask sb sth, enquiredomandare qc a qn
to ask a questionfare una domanda
to beessere
to begincominciare, iniziare
to buycomprare
to carry, wear, bring, takeportare, avere con sé
to catchcambiare
to changecambiare
to choose, to pickscegliere
to cleanpulire
to closechiudere
to comevenire
to cook (prepare a meal)cucinare
to cook (boil, roast, fry)cuocere
to danceballare
to diemorire
to dofare
to drawdisegnare
to drinkbere
to drive, to guideguidare
to eatmangiare
to enjoydivertirsi
to feelsentirsi
to find sth, find out, locatetrovare
to finishfinire (di)
to flyvolare
to get (obtain)ottenere
to get (receive)ricevere
to givedare
to goandare
to go out, to exituscire
to haveavere
to have to, to mustdovere
to have breakfastfare colazione
to have lunchpranzare
to have dinnercenare
to hear, taste, smellsentire
to helpaiutare
to invite (so to do sth)invitare (qn a fare qc)
to kickdare un calcio a
to know (a fact)sapere
to know (be acquainted with)conoscere
to learnimparare a, apprendere
to learn of, come to knowvenire a sapere
to leave (a place)lasciare, partire, andare via
to likepiacere
to listenascoltare
to lookguardare
to look forcercare
to loveamare
to makefare
to meet (introduction)conoscere
to meet (by arrangement)incontrare
to needavere bisogno di
to arrivearrivare
to openaprire
to paint (picture)dipingere
to paint (wall)pitturare, verniciare
to paypagare
to phone, to ringchiamare, telefonare a
to play (with a toy)giocare
to play (a sport)giocare a/contro
to play (a role)recitare (la parte di)
to practiseesercitarsi a fare qc
to putmettere
to readleggere
to remember, recallricordare
to rideandare a/in
to runcorrere
to saydire
to seevedere
to sendmandare, inviare
to showmostrare, far vedere
to singcantare
to sit (be sitting)sedere
to sleepdormire
to smokefumare
to speakparlare
to startcominciare a, iniziare a
to stay (remain, not leave)restare, rimanere
to stop doing sthsmettere di fare qc
to studystudiare
to swimnuotare
to take (remove)prendere
to take (bring, accompany)portare
to talkparlare
to teachinsegnare
to tell sb sthdire qc a qn
to tell (a story)raccontare
to think about sthpensare a qc
to consider doing sthpensare di fare qc
to think (have opinion)pensare che, credere che
to travelviaggiare
to understandcapire
to useusare, utilizzare
to visit sbandare a trovare qn
to visit a placevisitare
to wait (for sb/sth)aspettare qn/qc
to walkcamminare
to go for a walkpasseggiare
to go on footandare a piedi
to wantvolere, desiderare
to wash (sth)lavare
to wash (oneself)lavarsi
to watchguardare
to wearportare, indossare
to worklavorare
to writescrivere

Level A2

approx 180 verbs

to addaggiungere
to add (sum)addizionare, sommare
to agree (about sth)essere d'accordo (su qc)
to answer, replyrispondere
to arrivearrivare
to ask sb sthdomandare qc a qn
to ask sb for sthchiedere qc a qn
to ask sb a questionfare una domanda a qn
to bakecuocere (al forno)
to believecredere
to boilbollire
to bookprenotare
to borrowprendere in prestito
to bother (annoy)infastidire, seccare
to bother (interrupt)disturbare
to bother (upset, annoy)turbare
to bother (about)preoccuparsi di
to bother (make effort)darsi il disturbo, fare lo sforzo
to breakrompere
to take a break, to pausefare una pausa
to bringportare
to brushspazzolare
to build, constructcostruire
to campcampeggiare
to catch (an illness)prendere
to change (clothes)cambiarsi
to chatchiacchierare
to chat (online)chattare
to checkcontrollare, verificare
to click (on)cliccare (su)
to climbsalire
to closechiudere
to collect (to go to get)andare a prendere
to collect (gather together)raccogliere
to collect (hobby)collezionare, raccogliere
to come (be available)essere disponibile
to complete (a set)completare
to complete (finish)finire, completare
to complete (a form)riempire
to contactcontattare
to copy (imitate)imitare
to copy (duplicate, cheat)copiare
to costcostare
to cover (put over)coprire
to cover (deal with topic)trattare, includere
to cover (distance)percorrere
to cross (road)attraversare
to cry (tears)piangere
to cry (shout)gridare
to cuttagliare
to decidedecidere
to delay (make late)ritardare
to delay (postpone)rimandare, rinviare
to describedescrivere
to discussdiscutere
to downloadscaricare
to dream (while asleep)sognare
to dream (imagine)sognarsi
to dress, get dressedvestirsi
to dryasciugare
to earnguadagnare
to emailinviare/mandare un'e-mail a
to endfinire
to enterentrare
to explainspiegare
to fail (an exam)bocciare
to fail (not succeed)fallire
to fail (stop working)guastarsi
to fallcadere
to fillriempire
to fill (take up space)riempirsi
to fly (by plane)andare in aereo
to follow sb, to happen afterseguire
to forgetdimenticare
to get (fetch, collect)andare a prendere
to grow (cultivate)coltivare, far crescere
to grow (increase, get bigger)crescere
to grow (hair, nails)allungarsi
to guessindovinare
to happensuccedere
to hateodiare
to helpaiutare
to hitcolpire
to holdtenere
to hopesperare
to hurryaffrettarsi, sbrigarsi
to be in a hurryessere di fretta, avere fretta
to hurt (cause pain)far male a, ferire
to hurt (be painful)far male
to improvemigliorare
to includeincludere, comprendere
to join, fasten things togetherunire, congiungere
to join (other people)unirsi a, congiungersi a
to join (become a member)arruolarsi in
to jumpsaltare
to keep tenere
to killuccidere, ammazzare
to kissbacciare
to know how to do sthsaper fare qc
to laughridere
to leave, depart a placepartire
to leave (a room)lasciare, uscire da
to leave (sth behind)lasciare, dimenticare
to leave (not use all)lasciare
to lendprestare, dare in prestito
to lie (flat body)sdraiarsi, stendersi
to lose perdere
to make a callfare una telefonata
to make a mistakefare un errore
to matter (be important)importare, avere importanza
to mean (to signify)significare, voler dire
to mean (to express, intend)voler dire, intendere
to be meaning to do sthaver in mente di fare qc
to mean to, to intendavere intenzione di
to miss (be too late for or skip)perdere
to miss (fail to hit or catch)mancare
to miss (fail to hear, see)sfuggire a qn
to miss (a person)sentire la mancanza di
to mix, to stirmescolare, impastare
to move sthmuovere, spostare
to movemuoversi, spostarsi
to offer (to)offrire (di)
to open (sth)aprire
to openaprirsi
to order (e.g. food)ordinare
to order sb to do sthordinare qn di fare qc
to packfare i bagagli, le valigia
to parkparcheggiare
to pass (e.g. exam)passare
to pass, go pastpassare davanti a
to play (instrument, radio)suonare
to pointindicare
to postimpostare, imbucare, spedire
to praypregare
to preferpreferire
to preparepreparare
to printstampare, pubblicare
to pulltirare
to pushspingere
to recordregistrare
to rent, to rent outaffittare
to repair, fixriparare, aggiustare
to repeatripetere
to return (go back)tornare, ritornare
to return (put back)restituire, rispedire, ricollocare
to return (verdict)emettere
to return (hit ball back)ribattere
to roastarrostire
to save up; to avoid wasterisparmiare
to save (for later)mettere da parte
to save (files); to rescuesalvare
to see (a tv programme)vedere
to sellvendere
to serve (food)servire
to share (divide)dividere, spartire
to shoutgridare
to sit downsedersi
to snownevicare
to spellcompitare
to be spelledscriversi
to spend (money)spendere
to spend (time)passare tempo
to standstare in piedi
to stand upalzarsi in piedi
to stay (hotel)stare, alloggiare
to stealrubare
to stopfermarsi
to surf the Internetricercare su Internet
to go surfingfare surf
to take (a bus, train)prendere
to take an examdare un esame
to teach (explain how to)insegnare a
to tell sb to do sthdire a qn di fare qc
to textmandare un messaggio/SMS
to thankringraziare
to throwlanciare, tirare
to tidymettere in ordine, riordinare
to try/attempt toprovare a, cercare/ tentare di
to turn sth, take a turningsvoltare, girare
to understandcapire
to win (competition, election)vincere
to work, to functionfunzionare
to worrypreoccuparsi
to write to scrivere a

Level B1

approx 400 verbs

to acceptaccettare
to accompanyaccompagnare
to achieveraggiungere, ottenere
to act (take action)agire
to act (behave)comportarsi
to act (perform)recitare
to add (say more)aggiungere
to admireammirare
to admitammettere
to advertise (market)reclamizzare, pubblicizzare
to advertise (publicise)fare pubblicità
to advertise (place an ad)mettere un anuncio
to adviseconsigliare
to agree (decide)accordarsi, mettersi d’accordo
to allowpermettere
to announceannunciare
to apologisescusarsi
to appear (seem)apparire, sembrare
to appear (be seen)apparire
to appear (in a play)comparire
to apply forfare domanda per
to approachavvicinarsi (a)
to approve (permit)approvare
to approve ofessere a favore di
to arguediscutere, litigare
to argue thatsostenere che
to arrange (in order)sistemare, disporre
to arrange, fix date, bookfissare
to arrange (plan)programmare
to arrestarrestare
to ask sb if (permission)chiedere a qn se
to attachattaccare, fissare
to attach (a file)allegare
to attackattaccare, aggredire
to attempttentare di
to attend, show upassistere a, partecipare a
to attend, frequentfrequentare
to attract (interest)attrarre (l'interesse)
to avoidevitare
to babysitbadare a bambini
to barbecuegrigliare, fare alla braccia
to beat (defeat)battere
to beat (hit repeatedly)percuotere
to behave (well/badly)comportarsi (bene/male)
to bitemordere, morsicare
to blamedare la colpa a qn, incolpare
to bleedsanguinare
to blogbloggare, scrivere un blog
to blowsoffiare
to board (transport)imbarcare, salire a bordo di
to bombbombardare
to breatherespirare
to burn (overcook)bruciare
to get burnedbruciarsi
to burn (set alight)incendiare
to burn (be on fire)essere acceso
to bury (inter)seppellire
to bury (hide)sotterrare
to canceldisdire, annullare, cancellare
to care (about sb)voler bene, amare
to care (take interest in)preoccuparsi, interessarsi
to catch (trap)catturare
to celebratecelebrare, festeggiare
to chargefar pagare, addebitare
to clapapplaudire, battere le mani
to clear (away)togliere, sgombrare
to combpettinare
to communicatecomunicare
to compareparagonare a, comparare
to competecompetere, gareggiare
to complainlamentarsi, protestare
to concentrateconcentrarsi
to confirmconfermare
to connect, joincollegare
to considerconsiderare
to containcontenere
to continue (keep on)continuare, proseguire
to continue (restart)riprendere
to controlcontrollare
to convinceconvincere
to coughtossire
to countcontare
to cover (deal with topic)trattare, includere
to crashscontrarsi, fracassarsi
to createcreare
to cut (oneself by accident)tagliarsi
to cycleandare in bicicletta
to damagedanneggiare
to date (put date on)datare
to declaredichiarare
to decorate (paint etc.)imbiancare, tappezzare
to decorate (adorn)decorare, ornare
to decreasediminuire
to defeatsconfiggere
to defenddifendere
to deleteeliminare
to deliverconsegnare
to demandesigere, pretendere
to deservemeritare, meritarsi
to design (plan)progettare
to destroydistruggere
to develop sth/oneselfsviluppare qc, svilupparsi
to develop (problems, illness)manifestare
to dialcomporre, far il numero
to digscavare, vangare
to direct (play, film)dirigere
to give directionsdare indicazioni per
to disagreenon essere d'accordo
to disappearscomparire, sparire
to disappointdeludere
to discoverscoprire
to dislikenon gradire, trovare antipatico
to displaymettere in mostra, esporre
to dissentdissentire
to dive (into)tuffarsi
to go divingfare subacquea
to dividedividere, separare
to divide up to sharedividere, spartire
to dragtrascinare
to drag and droptrascinare e rilasciare
to dropfar cadere
to employ (paid)assumere, impiegare
to encourage (praise)incoraggiare
to encourage (stimulate)stimolare
to encourage (urge)incitare
to enter (insert)inserire
to enter (competition)partecipare a, iscriversi a
to entertain (amuse)divertire
to entertain (guest)intrattenere
to escapefuggire
to escape, avoidsfuggire a, scampare a
to exchangescambiare
to excuse, forgivescusare
to exercisefare del moto, allenarsi
to existesistere
to exituscire (da)
to expect, assumeaspettarsi
to expect sbaspettare qn
to experiencesperimentare, provare
to explodeesplodere
to exploreesplorare
to face (direction)essere/stare di fronte a
to face (have in store)subire
to face (up to, deal with)affrontare
to fall (decline)calare, diminuire
to fancy sthaver voglia di qc
to fancy sbessere attratto da
to fasten, closeallacciare, abbottonare
to feednutrire, dar da mangiare a
to feel (hold a view)ritenere (che), pensare
to fetchandare a prendere/portare
to fight (use force)lottare, combattere
to filmfilmare
to finish (use up)finire
to fishpescare
to fit (right size)stare
to fit (squeeze into)entrare
to float (on surface)galleggiare
to float (move in air)fluttuare
to flood (be flooded)allagare
to flood (arrive or fill)inondare
to flowscorrere
to forgiveperdonare
to formformare, formarsi
to freeze (ice)gelare, congelare
to freeze (food)surgelare, congelare
to fryfriggere
to gain (sth good)guadagnare
to gain (increase)acquistare
to go with (match)andare bene (con)
to go, become (bald, blind)diventare
to grabafferrare, arraffare
to greetsalutare
to grillcuocere alla griglia, grigliare
to grill (interrogate)torchiare
to hand, pass, givepassare, porgere
to handle, deal withtrattare, occuparsi di
to hang (coat, curtain)appendere, essere appeso
to hidenascondere, nascondersi
to hirenoleggiare
to hitcolpire
to hitchhikefare l'autostop
to hold (an event)organizzare, tenere
to hugabbracciare
to huntcacciare, braccare
to imagineimmaginare
to increase, get biggeraumentare
to informinformare
to injureferire
to insist (on)insistere (in)
to installinstallare
to intendintendere, aver intenzione di
to interestinteressare
to interruptinterrompere
to interview (media)intervistare
to interview sb (job)sottoporre a colloquio
to introduce sbpresentare
to introduce (a plan)introdurre
to inventinventare
to involve, include sbriguardare, coinvolgere
to involve, entailimplicare, comportare
to ironstirare
to jogfare footing, correre
to jokescherzare
to judgegiudicare, ritenere
to keep sb, to delay sbtrattenere
to knitlavorare/fare a maglia
to knock (on door)bussare
to knock sb/sth (over)urtare
to know (much about)intendersi di
to land (arrive)atterrare
to land (fall onto)cadere su/giù/in
to lastdurare
to leadportare, condurre, guidare
to leave (relationship)lasciare
to lie (be located)stare, trovarsi, essere
to lie (tell lies)mentire
to liftsollevare
to light (set alight)accendere
to light (make bright)illuminare
to live (be alive)vivere
to live (dwell)abitare, vivere
to lockchiudere a chiave
to make it in timefarcela in tempo
to manage (succeed)riuscire a
to manage (control)gestire, dirigere
to marrysposare, sposarsi
to match (to pair)abbinare
to mendrammendare, riparare
to mentionaccennare a, menzionare
to mind, be careful offare attenzione a
to mind, be bothered byavere qc in contrario
to mixmescalare
to murderassassinare
to name, give a namechiamare
to name, identifydare il nome di
to note, noticenotare
to operate on sboperare qn
to operate, functionfunzionare
to organise, arrangeorganizzare
to owe (to)dovere (a)
to ownpossedere
to pass, overtakesorpassare
to pay (for work)retribuire, pagare
to perform (entertain)rappresentare, suonare, etc.
to perform (task)eseguire
to perform well, succeedaver un buon rendimento
to permitpermettere
to persuadepersuadere, convincere
to pick (flower, fruit)cogliere
to pin (sth to sth)appuntare
to planprogettare, pianificare
to plantpiantare
to pleasefare piacere a, accontentare
to point (aim)puntare
to point (face)puntare
to post (online)postare
to pourversare
to pour down (rain)piovere a dirotto
to predictprevedere
to press (button)premere
to preventprevenire
to produce (make)produrre
to produce (cause)causare, provocare
to produce (film, theatre)produrre, realizzare
to promisepromettere
to pronouncepronunciare
to protectproteggere
to proveprovare, dimostrare
to providefornire, provvedere
to publishpubblicare
to punishpunire
to quit (work)lasciare (il lavoro)
to stop, preventimpedire
to race (compete)gareggiare in corsa (con)
to raise (lift)alzare, sollevare
to raise (lift)alzare, sollevare
to raise (money)raccogliere
to raise (child)allevare
to reach (arrive at)raggiungere
to reach (hand)stendere/allungare la mano
to reach (decision)giungere a una decisione
to realise (become aware)accorgersi/rendersi conto di
to realise (achieve)realizzare
to rebuildricostruire
to recognisericonoscere
to recommendraccomandare
to recover (health)guarire, rimettersi, riprendersi
to recover (lost property)ricuperare, riprendere
to recyclericiclare
to reduceridurre, scontare
to refuserifiutare, rifiutarsi
to registerregistrare, iscrivere
to regretdispiacersi, pentirsi
to relaxrilassarsi
to remindrammentare a, ricordare a
to removetogliere, allontanare
to replacesostituire
to report (news)riportare, comunicare, riferire
to report (crime)denunciare
to requestchiedere, richiedere
to require (need)richiedere
to save (rescue)salvare, soccorrere
to reserve (ticket)prenotare
to reserve (save)riservare
to respectrispettare
to restriposarsi
to retireandare in pensione
to revise (study)ripassare
to revise (edit)rivedere, revisionare
to ring (make sound)suonare, squillare
to rise, move upalzarsi, sollevarsi
to rise (increase)aumentare, crescere
to rise (sun, moon)sorgere
to robderubare, rapinare
to run (organise)dirigere, gestire
to sail (control boat)condurre, navigare, far vela
to sail (a ship sails)veleggiare, navigare
to scoresegnare
to screamurlare, strillare
to search, to seekcercare, ricercare
to see (understand)vedere, capire
to selectselezionare, scegliere
to be set (film)ambientare
to set (sun)tramontare
to set, fix, arrangefissare, stabilire
to sewcucire
to shake, quivertremare
to shake sthagitare, scuotere
to shake handsstringere la mano
to shake one's headscuotere il capo
to sharecondividere
to shaverasarsi
to shinesplendere, brillare
to shootsparare
to shoot, fire (sport)tirare
to shop (for food)fare la spesa
to go shoppingfare lo shopping
to sign (signature)firmare
to sinkcalare, scendere
to (cause to) sinkaffondare
to skatepattinare
to skisciare
to slide (by accident)scivolare
to smell sthsentire odore di qc
to smell (bad)puzzare
to smell ofodorare di
to smilesorridere
to solverisolvere
to spillversare, rovesciare
to spoilrovinare, guastare, sciupare
to start (car), launch projectavviare, fondare
to stick (glue together)incollare, appiccicare
to stop (cease to)smettere
to stop (not move any more)fermarsi
to stop (prevent from)impedire
to strike, hit, bangbattere, colpire
to succeedriuscire
to suggest (propose)suggerire, proporre
to suggest (recommend)suggrerire, consigliare
to sunbatheprendere il sole
to support (help)appoggiare, aiutare
to support (provide for)mantenere
to support (team)tifare per
to surprisesorprendere
to surroundcircondare
to take (clothing size)portare
to take (train, bus)prendere
to take (sugar, milk in coffee)mettere
to take (time, effort)volerci
to taste (test, try)assaggiare
to taste ofavere un sapore/gusto di
to taste (recognise a flavour)gustare, sentire
to tearstrappare, stracciare
to testesaminare
to tick (clock)ticchettare
to tick (as correct)spuntare
to tielegare
to touchtoccare
to tourgirare/viaggiare per, visitare
to train (practise)allenarsi
to transfertrasferire
to translatetradurre
to trustavere fiducia in, fidarsi di
to try, testprovare, assaggiare
to turn (rotate sth)girare
to turn (page)voltare
to turn (one's body)voltarsi, girarsi
to typedattilografare
to underlinesottolineare
to undressspogliare, spogliarsi
to unpack (suitcase)disfare
to unpack (package)spacchettare
to updateaggiornare
to uploadcaricare
to use (employ)usare, utilizzare
to use (consume)consumare
to votevotare
to wake upsvegliarsi
to wake sbsvegliare
to warnavvertire, avvisare
to wastesprecare
to wavesalutare con la mano
to weighpesare
to welcome (say hello)dare il benvenuto a
to welcome (receive)accogliere
to welcome (be glad of sth)gradire
to wonderdomandarsi
to wrapincartare, involgere

Level B2

approx 570 verbs

to abandonabbandonare
to abolishabolire
to absorb (liquid)assorbire
to absorb (information)assimilare
to accessaccedere (a)
to accuseaccusare
to achedolere, far male
to acquireacquisire, acquistare
to adaptadattare, adattarsi
to adjustregolare
to admireammirare
to adoptadottare
to affectincedere su, influenzare
to agree to, consent toaccettare qc, acconsentire a qc
to altermodificare
to amusedivertire
to analyseanalizzare
to appeal (be appealing)attrarre, attirare
to appeal (request)fare appello
to apply (be applicable)essere valido, applicarsi
to appreciateapprezzare
to approach (deal with)affrontare
to assessvalutare
to assistassistere, aiutare
to assume (suppose)ritenere, presumere, supporre
to assume (control)assumere
to assureassicurare
to awardconferire, assegnare
to balance (not fall)essere/tenersi in equilibrio
to balance (give equal weight)bilanciare
to banvietare, bandire
to barkabbaiare
to bear (accept, tolerate)sopportare
to bear (support, hold up)sostenere, reggere
to beg, implorepregare, implorare, supplicare
to beg (on street)mendicare
to belong toappartenere a
to bend piegare, piegarsi
to bend down, stoopchinarsi
to bend, curve (road)curvare
to benefit (derive benefit)trarre profitto/vantaggio da
to benefit (confer benefit)giovare a, favorire
to betraytradire
to blinkbattere le palpebre
to blockbloccare
to block sb's viewcoprire la vista a qn
to blusharrossire
to boastvantarsi
to bookmarkaggiungere ai preferiti
to boostaumentare, incrementare
to bouncerimbalzare
to brakefrenare
to breed (animals)allevare
to breed (reproduce)riprodursi
to broadcasttrasmettere
to browse (shop)guardare in giro per
to browse (book)sfogliare
to browse (Internet)navigare (su)
to brush, lightly touchsfiorare
to burglescassinare, svaligiare
to burn, be on fireessere acceso
to burstesplodere, scoppiare
to calculatecalcolare
to capture, catchcatturare
to causecausare, provocare
to ceasecessare, smettere
to challenge, to contestcontestare, mettere in dubbio
to challenge sb to competesfidare
to charge (battery)caricare
to charge (attack)attaccare
to chaseinseguire
to cheat (gain advantage)ingannare, barare
to cheat (defraud)truffare
to cheeracclamare
to chewmasticare
to choptritare, tagliare
to claim (assert)affermare, sostenere
to claim (lay claim to)rivendicare, reclamare
to coachallenare
to collapsecrollare
to combinecombinare, mescolare
to commentcommentare
to commit (a crime)commettere, perpetrare
to commit toimpegnarsi
to composecomporre
to be composed ofcomporsi di, esser costituito da
to compromisegiungere a un compromesso
to concern (have to do with)riguardare
to concern (worry)preoccupare
to conduct (organise, lead)condurre
to conduct (music)dirigere
to confessconfessare
to confuseconfondere
to congratulate (on)congratularsi (con)
to consumeconsumare
to contributecontribuire
to convertconvertire
to coolfare raffreddare, raffreddarsi
to cooperatecooperare
to copefarcela, affrontare
to correctcorreggere
to correspondcorrispondere
to cost, estimate cost ofpreventivare
to crackincrinare
to crack open (nut)schiacciare
to crash (computer)impiantarsi
to crawl (slowly along ground)strisciare; trascinarsi
to crawl (baby)andare caponi, andare gattoni
to criticisecriticare
to cruise (constant speed)andare a velocità di crociera
to go on a cruisefare una crociera
to curecurare, guarire
to cut (edit down, reduce)ridurre, tagliare
to dash (hurry)precipitarsi
to debitaddebitare
to decaydecomporsi
to deceive, misleadingannare, illudere
to decline (become less)declinare, diminuire
to decline (refuse)declinare
to definedefinire
to demolishdemolire
to demonstrate (show)dimostrare
to demonstrate (protest)manifestare pro/contro
to deny (declare untrue)negare, smentire
to deny (refuse to grant)rifuitare
to deprive ofprivare di
to descenddiscendere
to develop (problems, illness)manifestare
to differ (be unalike)differire
to differ (disagree)discordare
to dip (into liquid)intingere
to dip (lower)abbassare
to dip (slope, go down)scendere
to disapprovedisapprovare
to discouragescoraggiare
to disguisetravestire
to display (on a screen)visualizzare
to disrupt (interrupt)disturbare, interrompere
to disrupt (break up)disgregare
to distinguishdistinguere
to distractdistrarre
to distributedistribuire
to divorcedivorziare
to dominatedominare
to donatedonare
to doubleraddoppiare, raddoppiarsi
to doubtdubitare
to draw (attract)attirare
to drop (lower)abbassare
to drop (discontinue)abbandonare
to drop (become less)diminuire
to drop sb off atlasciare qn a
to drown (die)annegare
to drown sbaffogare
to editeditare, revisionare, curare
to educate (inform)educare
to educate (instruct, teach)istruire
to electeleggere
to emergeemergere
to emphasizeenfatizzare
to enablepermettere
to enclose (shut in)circondare, recingere
to enclose (attach and send)accludere, allegare
to encounterincontrare, imbattersi in
to endure (tolerate)sopportare
to endure (last)resistere, durare
to enquiredomandare
to ensureassicurare, garantire
to entitledare diritto a
to envyinvidiare
to equipequipaggiare
to establish (set up)fondare, istituire
to establish (prove)dimostrare, accertare
to estimatevalutare, stimare
to examineesaminare
to expand (enlarge)espandere, ampliare
to expand (swell)gonfiarsi
to expand (dilate)dilatare
to experimentsperimentare
to exploit sfruttare
to explore (travel, search)esplorare
to explore (examine)indagare
to exportesportare
to expose, revealsvelare
to expose, leave unprotectedesporre
to expressesprimere
to extend (enlarge)estendere
to extend (lengthen)prolungare
to extractestrarre
to fadescolorirsi, sbiadire
to fade (die out)spegnersi, attenuarsi
to fail (break down)guastarsi
to faintsvenire
to fear (be afraid)temere, aver paura di
to fear (regret, dread)temere
to feel (touch)palpare, tastare, sentire
to fight (argue)litigare
to fight (resist)lottare, combattere
to fight (battle)combattere
to financefinanziare
to finemultare
to fire (gun)sparare
to fire, to sack (from job)licenziare
to fit (install)installare, fissare
to flashlampeggiare, proiettare
to fly (an aircraft)pilotare, volare
to fool (deceive)ingannare, imbrogliare
to forbitproibire, vietare
to force (compel)forzare, costringere
to force (apply force)sforzare, fare qc con forza
to found (launch)fondare
to freeliberare
to freeze (not move)gelare
to frightenspaventare, impaurire
to gather (people)radunare, radunarsi
to generategenerare
to go (time)passare
to go (tune, lyrics)fare
to gossipspettegolare
to governgovernare
to graduatelaurearsi
to grantconcedere
to grip (hold tightly)stringere
to grip (enthral)avvincere, catturare l’attenzione
to guaranteegarantire
to guardsorvegliare, fare la guardia a
to hang (execute)impiccare
to harm (person)far male a
to harm sth dannegiare, nuocere a
to haunt (memory)perseguitare
to haunt (ghost)infestare, frequentare
to head (lead)dirigere
to head (in a direction)dirigersi
to healguarire, far guarire
to hesitateesitare
to highlightdare rilievo a
to hire (employ)ingaggiare, assumere
to hold (detain)trattenere, fermare
to huntcacciare, braccare
to identify (recognise)identificare
to ignoreignorare
to illustrateillustrare
to implementimplementare
to importimportare
to impressimpressionare
to indicateindicare, additare
to indicate (car)segnalare
to influenceinfluenzare
to inspireispirare, infondere
to insultinsultare
to interactinteragire
to interfereinterferire
interpret (translate)tradurre, fare da interprete
interpret (construe)interpretare
to invadeinvadere
to inventinventare
to investinvestire
to investigateinvestigare, indagare
to itchprudere
to jump (startle)fare un balzo/salto
to justifygiustificare
to keep (food, stay fresh)mantenersi
to kneelinginocchiarsi
to lackmancare di
to launch (product, career)lanciare
to launch (undertake)intraprendere
to launch (ship)varare
to lead (be winning)essere in testa
to lead (manage)condurre
to leak (fluid)perdere
to leak (information)far trapelare, rivelare
to lickleccare
to limitlimitare
to linkcollegare
to listelencare
to load, uploadcaricare
to lowerabbassare
to maintainmantenere
to maintain (keep insisting)sostenere
to manufacturefabbricare, produrre
to mark (essay)correggere
to mark (a map)segnare
to measuremisurare
to meltfondere, fondersi
to misunderstandfraintendere, capire male
to mix (with people)socializzare, mescolarsi
to move (home)traslocare
to move (affect emotion)commuovere
to mumble, mutterborbottare, biascicare
to nodfare cenno col capo
to obeyobbedire
to objectobiettare
to observeosservare
to occupy (fill)occupare
to occur (happen)accadere, avvenire
to occur (come to mind)venire in mente a
to offendoffendere
to opposeopporsi a
to outlinedelineare
to overcomesuperare
to overlook (view from above)guardare su
to overlook (building)dare su
to overlook (not notice)tralasciare, trascurare
to overlook (tolerate)passare sopra, sorvolare
to overtake (car)sorpassare
to overtake (assume control)superare
to paniclasciarsi prendere dal panico
to participatepartecipare a, prendere parte a
to pause (CD)mettere in pausa
to peelsbucciare
to photographfotografare
to poisonavvelenare
to polluteinquinare
to poundbattere, strimpellare
to praiselodare
to pray (hope)supplicare, implorare
to present (give)inferire, donare
to present (introduce)presentare
to present (TV)presentare
to preserve (protect)proteggere
to preserve (conserve)conservare
to pretendfare finta, fingere
to process, deal withvagliare, sbrigare, trattare
to progress (improve)progredire
to progress (continue)avanzare, progredire
to prohibitproibire
to promotepromuovere
to propose (suggest)proporre
to propose (marriage)fare una proposta di matrimonio
to proveprovare, dimostrare
to punchdare un pugno a
to purchaseacquistare
to qualifyqualificarsi, abilitarsi
to quarrellitigare, discutere
to question, consultinterrogare
to question (feel doubt)chiedersi
to queuefare la fila/coda
to raise (money)raccogliere
to rapestuprare, violentare
to reactreagire
to rearrange (objects)riordinare, risistemare
to rearrange (event)fissare di nuovo
to rebelribellarsi
to reckon (believe)credere, supporre
to reckon (calculate)calcolare
to record (write down)annotare
to record (music)registrare
to reflectriflettere
to regain (get back)riguadagnare
to regain (retake)riconquistare
to regardconsiderare, giudicare
to reject (decline, send back)respingere, rifiutare
to reject (discard)scartare
to release (liberate)liberare, rilasciare, scarcerare
to release (stop holding)lasciare, mollare
to release (film)far uscire
to remainrimanere, restare
to remarkfar notare, osservare
to remove (take away)rimuovere
to remove (take off)togliere
to renewrinnovare
to repay (loan)rimborsare, ripagare, restituire
to repay (kindness)ricambiare
to replace (substitute)sostituire, rimpiazzare
to replace (put back)rimettere
to representrappresentare
to researchricercare, fare ricerca
to resign (leave job)dimettersi
to resign os torassegnarsi
to resist (refrain from)resistere a
to resist (oppose)opporsi a
to respond (reply)rispondere
to respond (react)reagire
to restore (repair)restaurare
to restore (reinstate)ristabilire
to restore (give back)restituire
to restore (reactivate)ripristinare
to reverse (vehicle)fare retromarcia
to reverse (invert)invertire, rovesciare
to review (opine)recensire
to review (reconsider)rivedere, riesaminare
to rewardricompensare
to rewriteriscrivere
to rip, tearstrappare, stracciare
to riskrischiare
to rollrotolare
to row (boat)remare
to row (argue)litigare
to rubstrofinare, sfregare
to ruinrovinare
to rulegovernare, dominare
to run (liquid)scorrere
to rushprecipitarsi, andare in fretta
to satisfysoddisfare
to scheduleprogrammare, fissare
to scratch (relieve itch)grattare, grattarsi
to scratch (mark surface)graffiare
to scratch (scrape)raschiare
to search (scour, comb)perlustrare
to search (frisk)perquisire
to seize, grab, clutchafferrare, ghermire
to sentencecondannare
to separate (move apart)separare
to separate (divide, split)dividere
to separate (split up)separarsi
to set (solidify)rassodarsi, indurirsi
to set (assign)assegnare
to settle (resolve argument)risolvere
to settle (decide)decidere, stabilire
to settle (relax in comfort)sistemarsi
to settle down to livestabilirsi
to shiverrabbrividire, tremare
to shockscioccare, colpire
to showerfare la doccia
to shrinkrestringersi
to sighsospirare
to sit an examdare un esame
to skip (not do)saltare
to skip (hop, jump)salterellare
to slamsbattere
to slapschiaffeggiare
to sliceaffettare, tagliare a fette
to smashspaccare, fracassare, frantumare
to smell (sniff)odorare, annusare
to sneezestarnutire
to snorerussare
to soak (put in liquid)mettere in ammollo
to soak (drench)inzuppare, ammollare
to sobsinghiozzare
to socialisesocializzare
to sortordinare, smistare
to specialisespecializzarsi
to specifyspecificare
to splashspruzzare
to splash aroundsguazzare
to squirt, spurtschizzare
to split (divide)dividere, ripartire
to split (tear)spaccare, strapparsi
to sponsorsponsorizzare
to spotindividuare
to sprayspruzzare
to spread (jam, glue)spalmare
to spread (virus, info)diffondere, propagare
to spread (scatter)spargere
to spread (unfold, unfurl)spiegare
to squash (flatten)schiacciare
to squeeze (clench)stringere
to squeeze (extract juice, etc)spremere
to squash (squeeze, crush)pigiare
to squeeze (wring)strizzare
to squeeze oneself intoinfilarsi
to stabpugnare, accoltellare
to stamp (mark)timbrare
to stamp (feet)battere/pestare i piedi
to starefissare, guardare fisso
to stateaffermare, dichiarare
to steerdirigire, guidare
to stimulatestimolare
to storeimmagazzinare, conservare
to store (computer data)salvare
to strain (muscle)storcere
to strain (to sieve)filtrare
to strain (make effort)sforzare
to strengthenrafforzare
to stress (syllable)accentare
to stress (emphasise)sottolineare, mettere in rilievo
to stretch (one's limbs)stirarsi
to stretch sthtendere, allungare, allargare
to strike (withdraw labour)scioperare
to strokeaccarezzare
to struggle (try hard)lottare, fare fatica
to struggle (thrash about)dibattersi, lottare
to submit (propose)presentare
to submit (yield)sottomettersi, cedere
to substitutesostituire
to suffer (pain)soffrire
to suffer (experience)submire
to suit (look good)donare a
to suit (be right)stare/andare bene
to supervise (direct)sovrintendere
to supervise (monitor)sorvegliare
to supplyfornire, rifornire
to survivesopravvivere (a)
to suspectsospettare
to suspend (interrupt)sospendere
to suspend (hang)appendere
to swallowinghiottire
to swear (promise)giurare
to swear (profanity)imprecare, dire parolacce
to sweatsudare
to sweepscopare, spazzare
to swingdondolare
to switchcambiare
to tackle (deal with)affrontare
to tackle (sport)contrastare, placcare
to talk (speak)parlare
to talk (converse)conversare
to talk (chat)chiacchierare
to talk (discuss)discutere
to tappicchiettare
to teasestuzzicare, canzonare
to tease (make fun of)prendere in giro
to tease (torment)tormentare
to terrifyterrorizzare, atterrire
to test (try out)provare
to test (examine, question)esaminare
to test (check)controllare
to threatenminacciare
to tightenstringere
to time (measure)cronometrare
to toleratetollerare
to touchtoccare
to touch (feelings)commuovere
to tradecommerciare
to train (as)fare tirocinio (da)
to train (teach)addestrare, istruire
to train (exercise)allenarsi
to train (coach)allenare
to transfertrasferire, spostare
to transfer (relocate)trasferirsi
to transformtrasformare
to transporttrasportare
to treat (behave towards)trattare
to treat (medical)curare, trattare
to treat (to gift)offrire
to treat as (consider)considerare
to tremblefremere
to trickimbrogliare, ingannare
to trip, stumbleinciampare
to underestimatesottovalutare
to undo (cancel, reverse)annullare
to undo (unfasten)disfare, sbottonare, slacciare
to unlockaprire con chiave
to untieslegare
to updateaggiornare
to upgraderinnovare
to upset (bother)disturbare
to upset (worry)turbare, sconvolgere
to upset (sadden)addolorare
to upset (tip over)rovesciare
to value (esteem)stimare, apprezzare
to value (appraise)valutare
to vanishvanire
to varyvariare
to wandervagare
to warmscaldare
to warm (reheat)riscaldare
to watchguardare
to watch (be careful)fare attenzione
to watch (keep an eye on)sorvegliare, tenere d'occhio
to waterannaffiare
to wear (clothes)indossare, portare
to wear (erode)logorare
to weigh (measure)pesare
to weigh (consider carefully)considerare
to weigh (burden)gravare
to whisperbisbigliare, sussurrare
to whistlefischiare, fischiettare
to widenallargare
to wipe (clean)pulire
to wipe (dust)spolverare
to wipe (scrub)strofinare
to wipe (dry)asciugare
to wipe/blow one's nosesoffiarsi
to witness (observe)essere testimone di
to witness (sign to attest)attestare
to worrypreoccupare, preoccuparsi
to woundferire
to wrap involgere, avvolgere
to wrap (in paper)incartare
to yawnsbadigliare
to yellurlare, sbraitare