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

 

pride

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//praɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//praɪd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pride
BrE BrE//praɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//praɪd//
 
he / she / it prides
BrE BrE//praɪdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//praɪdz//
 
past simple prided
BrE BrE//ˈpraɪdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpraɪdɪd//
 
past participle prided
BrE BrE//ˈpraɪdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpraɪdɪd//
 
-ing form priding
BrE BrE//ˈpraɪdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpraɪdɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin late Old English prȳde ‘excessive self-esteem’, variant of prȳtu, prȳte, from prūd ‘having a high opinion of one's own worth’, from Old French prud ‘valiant’, based on Latin prodesse ‘be of value’. Phrasal Verbspride yourself on doing something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pride