passado

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

passado (plural passados or passadoes)

  1. Alternative form of passade

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese passado, corresponding to passar (to pass) +‎ -ado.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

passado m (plural passados)

  1. past (period of time that has already happened)
    No passado as pessoas não liam muitos livros.
    In the past people didn’t read many books.
  2. (grammar) past; past tense (verb tense expressing actions that already happened)

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

passado m (feminine passada, masculine plural passados, feminine plural passadas, comparable)

  1. past (of the past)
    Glórias passadas.
    Past glories.
  2. (with time periods) last; previous (nouns modified by passado in this sense can be noun phrases or adverb phrases)
    Ano passado li três livros.
    I read three books last year.
    No ano passado li três livros.
    I read three books in the previous year.
  3. (of fruit) past its ripeness; beginning to rot
  4. (figuratively) past its prime

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Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

passado m (feminine singular passada, masculine plural passados, feminine plural passadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of passar