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  1. (=feel pity) compadecerse; (=understand) comprender

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Christine cringed at Shaw’s hint of sarcasm, and for the first time she sympathized with Nick.
Christine hizo una mueca al oír el sarcasmo en la voz de Shaw, y por primera vez simpatizó con Nick.
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'sɪmpǝθaɪzcompadecerse; comprenderExamples

to sympathize with sb — compadecerse de algn, compadecer a algn
I sympathize with what you say, but... — comprendo tu punto de vista, pero...
those who sympathize with our demands — los que apoyan nuestras reclamaciones
to sympathize with sb in his bereavement — acompañar a algn en el sentimiento
they wrote to sympathize — escribieron para dar el pésame

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sympathize with
sympathize with

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)sympathizing
Past Participle (Participle II)sympathized
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I sympathizewe sympathize
you sympathizeyou sympathize
he/she/it sympathizesthey sympathize
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am sympathizingwe are sympathizing
you are sympathizingyou are sympathizing
he/she/it is sympathizingthey are sympathizing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have sympathizedwe have sympathized
you have sympathizedyou have sympathized
he/she/it has sympathizedthey have sympathized
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been sympathizingwe have been sympathizing
you have been sympathizingyou have been sympathizing
he/she/it has been sympathizingthey have been sympathizing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I sympathizedwe sympathized
you sympathizedyou sympathized
he/she/it sympathizedthey sympathized
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was sympathizingwe were sympathizing
you were sympathizingyou were sympathizing
he/she/it was sympathizingthey were sympathizing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had sympathizedwe had sympathized
you had sympathizedyou had sympathized
he/she/it had sympathizedthey had sympathized
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been sympathizingwe had been sympathizing
you had been sympathizingyou had been sympathizing
he/she/it had been sympathizingthey had been sympathizing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will sympathizewe shall/will sympathize
you will sympathizeyou will sympathize
he/she/it will sympathizethey will sympathize
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be sympathizingwe shall/will be sympathizing
you will be sympathizingyou will be sympathizing
he/she/it will be sympathizingthey will be sympathizing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have sympathizedwe shall/will have sympathized
you will have sympathizedyou will have sympathized
he/she/it will have sympathizedthey will have sympathized
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been sympathizingwe shall/will have been sympathizing
you will have been sympathizingyou will have been sympathizing
he/she/it will have been sympathizingthey will have been sympathizing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would sympathizewe should/would sympathize
you would sympathizeyou would sympathize
he/she/it would sympathizethey would sympathize
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be sympathizingwe should/would be sympathizing
you would be sympathizingyou would be sympathizing
he/she/it would be sympathizingthey would be sympathizing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have sympathizedwe should/would have sympathized
you would have sympathizedyou would have sympathized
he/she/it would have sympathizedthey would have sympathized
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been sympathizingwe should/would have been sympathizing
you would have been sympathizingyou would have been sympathizing
he/she/it would have been sympathizingthey would have been sympathizing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am sympathizedwe are sympathized
you are sympathizedyou are sympathized
he/she/it is sympathizedthey are sympathized
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being sympathizedwe are being sympathized
you are being sympathizedyou are being sympathized
he/she/it is being sympathizedthey are being sympathized
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been sympathizedwe have been sympathized
you have been sympathizedyou have been sympathized
he/she/it has been sympathizedthey have been sympathized
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was sympathizedwe were sympathized
you were sympathizedyou were sympathized
he/she/it was sympathizedthey were sympathized
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being sympathizedwe were being sympathized
you were being sympathizedyou were being sympathized
he/she/it was being sympathizedthey were being sympathized
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been sympathizedwe had been sympathized
you had been sympathizedyou had been sympathized
he/she/it had been sympathizedthey had been sympathized
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be sympathizedwe shall/will be sympathized
you will be sympathizedyou will be sympathized
he/she/it will be sympathizedthey will be sympathized
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been sympathizedwe shall/will have been sympathized
you will have been sympathizedyou will have been sympathized
he/she/it will have been sympathizedthey will have been sympathized