Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To stake; to wager; to pledge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To stake; to wager; to pledge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To lay down; lay as a stake or wager.

Etymologies

Latin imponere, impositum, to place upon; prefix im- in + ponere to place. See position. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Having followed Skype for a long time, I know for sure that this is a big deal and any plans of an IPO can be derailed by this [...] eBay: se impone la lógica |

    Why eBay Should Accept Skype Founders’ Buyout Offer

  • Rumores empezaron a aparecer que suponían la posible compra de los fundadores de Skype, pero solo quedaron ahí pues se [...] eBay: se impone la lógica « powerx7

    Why eBay Should Accept Skype Founders’ Buyout Offer

  • Aquí se paran las diferencias absurdas y se impone la solidaridad pura y simple.

    Dominican Republic Helps Neighboring Haiti After Earthquake

  • El sistema no puede funcionar si los capitalistas no ganan dinero, con lo que se impone el deber de trabajar; de ahí la idea de que estamos en algo análogo a una plantación, símil de Anthony de Jasay, quizá el más original pensador liberal vivo, en las últimas páginas de The State hay traducción en Alianza Universidad.

    El Estado Servil

  • Terrestres vermes, qui sub terra nascuntur, similes in longitudine et rotunditate lumbricis, qui etaim lumbrici terre appellantur: hi aliquantulum conterantur et in oleo infusi ad ignem calefiant, et nullo aliomediante, ter vel quater vel pluries, si opportunum fuerit, plagelle impone.

    Gilbertus Anglicus Medicine of the Thirteenth Century

  • Terrestres enim vermes, idest qui sub terra nascuntur, qui in longitudine et rotunditate lumbricis assimilantur, et apud quondam terrestres lumbrici dicuntur, accipiantur et aliquantulum conterantur et in oleo infusi ad ignem calefiant: et nullo alio mediante, ter vel quater, vel etiam pluries, si opportunum videbis, plagae impone.

    Gilbertus Anglicus Medicine of the Thirteenth Century

  • It is possible that a rubric found in one or two, but no more of the extant pontificals "Tunc sub trin infusione aqu sanct impone ei [i.e. campan] nomen, si velis", preserves the trace of the practice which Charlemagne condemns.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • Hugo Chávez, calificó esta nueva muestra de solidaridad como el "milagro socialista", que permite financiar y avanzar en obras de desarrollo en Venezuela mediante una cooperación y solidaridad radicalmente distinta a las condiciones colonialistas que impone el Fondo

    WN.com - Articles related to China lends Venezuela $20b, secures oil supply

  • Venezuela mediante una cooperación y solidaridad radicalmente distinta a las condiciones colonialistas que impone el Fondo Monetario Internacional.

    WN.com - Articles related to China lends Venezuela $20b, secures oil supply

  • Ritmatissimo western, il film si impone grazie alla spettacolaritã e al cast che schiera ..

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