Definition of pal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pal

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//pæl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pæl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pal
BrE BrE//pæl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pæl//
 
he / she / it pals
BrE BrE//pælz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pælz//
 
past simple palled
BrE BrE//pæld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pæld//
 
past participle palled
BrE BrE//pæld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pæld//
 
-ing form palling
BrE BrE//ˈpælɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpælɪŋ//
 
 
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(palling, palled) Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Romany, ‘brother, mate’, based on Sanskrit bhrātṛ ‘brother’. Phrasal Verbspal around (with somebody)pal up (with somebody)
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