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baa {n} (bleating of sheep)  :: balido {m}
baa {interj} (cry of sheep)  ::
baa {v} (to make the cry of sheep)  :: balir, balar
Baal {prop} (deity)  :: Baal {m}
Baalism {prop} (pagan religion centred on the worship of Baal)  :: baalismo {m}
Baalite {n} (a worshipper of Baal)  :: baalita {m-f}
babassu {n} (Attalea speciosa, a tall Brazilian feather palm)  :: babaçu {m}
Baba Yaga {prop} (hag who flies through the air in a mortar)  :: Baba Yaga {f}
babble {n} (idle talk)  :: balbuciação {f}
babble {n} (inarticulate speech)  :: balbuciação {f}
babble {n} (the sound of flowing water)  :: murmúrio {m}
babble {v} (to utter words indistinctly)  :: balbuciar
babble {v} (to talk much)  :: balbuciar
babble {v} (to make a continuous murmuring noise)  :: murmurar
babby {n} (baby) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (baby or infant) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (darling) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (attractive person)  :: miúda {f} [informal]
babesia {n} (any of the hematozoa of the genus Babesia)  :: babésia {f}
babiroussa {n} (hoglike quadruped)  :: babirusa {m}, babirussa {m}
babirusa {n} (a member of the genus Babyrousa)  :: babirussa {f}
Babism {n} (19th century Persian pantheistical religious sect)  :: babismo {m}
Babist {n} (a believer in Babism)  :: babista {m} {f}
baboon {n} (primate)  :: babuíno {m}
babouche {n} (Turkish or oriental slipper)  :: babucha {f}
babushka {n} (matryoshka) SEE: Russian doll  ::
baby {n} (very young human being)  :: bebé {m} [Portugal], bebê {m} [Brazil], nenê {m}
baby {n} (young animal)  :: filhote {m}
baby {n} (immature or infantile person)  :: criancinha {f}
baby {n} (term of endearment)  :: querido
baby {n} (form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive)  :: docinho
baby {n} (lastborn of a family)  :: benjamim {m}
baby boom {n} (post-World War II baby boom (1946 to 1964))  :: baby boom {m}
baby boom {n} (any increase in the birth rate)  :: baby boom {m}
baby boomer {n} (those born after Second World War)  :: baby boomer {m} {f}
baby bottle {n} (bottle with a teat)  :: [Portugal]: biberão {m}, [Brazil]: mamadeira {f}
baby carriage {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
baby doll {n} (night-dress)  :: beibidol, beibidol {m}
baby food {n} (food designed for babies)  :: comida de bebê/bebé, papinha
Babylon {prop} (capital of Babylonia)  :: Babilônia
Babylonia {prop} (ancient region and empire of southern Mesopotamia)  :: Babilônia {f}, Babilónia {f}
baby powder {n} (astringent powder)  :: talco {m}
baby shower {n} (a party celebrating the pending or recent birth of a child)  :: chá de bebê
babysit {v} (To watch or tend someone else's child for a period of time, often for money)  :: pajear
babysitter {n} (baby or child caretaker)  :: babá {m}
baby tooth {n} (tooth which will be replaced) SEE: milk tooth  ::
baccalaureate {n} (bachelor's degree) SEE: bachelor's degree  ::
baccarat {n} (card game)  :: bacará {m}
Bach {prop} (German composer)  :: Bach
bachelor {n} (unmarried man)  :: solteirão {m}, solteiro {m}
bachelor {n} (bachelor's degree)  :: bacharelado {m}
bachelor {n} (person who has achieved bachelor's degree)  :: bacharel {mf}
bachelorette {n} (unmarried woman)  :: solteira {f}
bachelorette party {n} (bachelorette party)  :: despedida de solteira {f}
bachelor party {n} (party)  :: despedida de solteiro {f}
bachelor's degree {n} (first or lowest academic degree)  :: bacharelado {m}
bacillar {adj} (shaped like a rod or staff)  :: bacilar
bacillar {adj} (relating to a bacillus)  :: bacilar
bacilliform {adj} (shaped like a bacillus; rod-shaped)  :: baciliforme, bacilar
bacillophobia {n} (fear of microbes)  :: bacilofobia {f}
bacillus {n} (any bacteria in the genus Bacillus)  :: bacilo {m}
back {adj} (near the rear)  :: de trás, traseiro, dos fundos, posterior
back {adj} (not current)  :: antigo
back {adj} (far from the main area)  :: afastado
back {adj} (phonetics: produced in the back of the mouth)  :: posterior
back {adv} (to or in a previous condition or place)  :: de volta
back {adv} (away from the front or from an edge)  :: para trás
back {adv} (in a manner that impedes)  :: para trás
back {n} (the rear of body)  :: [of a person] costas {f-p}, [of an animal] lombo
back {n} (the reverse side)  :: dorso {m}, reverso {m}, traseira {f}, parte de trás
back {n} (that which is farthest away from the front)  :: fundo {m}
back {n} (the part of something that goes last)  :: fundo {m}
back {n} (the backrest, the part of a piece of furniture which receives the human back)  :: encosto (para as costas) {m}
back {n} (a position behind most players on the team)  :: zagueiro {m}, beque {m}
back {v} (to go in the reverse direction)  :: [of a vehicle] [Portuguese Portuguese] fazer marcha atrás, [Brazilian Portuguese] fazer marcha-à-ré
back {v} (to support)  :: apoiar
backache {n} (any pain or ache in the back, see also: lumbago)  :: dor nas costas {f}
back and forth {adv} (from one place to another and back again)  :: para frente e para trás, para e para
backboard {n} (basketball)  :: tabela {f}
backbone {n} (series of vertebrae that encloses the spinal cord)  :: coluna vertebral {f}, espinha {f}, espinha dorsal {f}
backbone {n} (any fundamental support, structure, or infrastructure)  :: base {f}, espinha dorsal {f}
backbone {n} (courage, fortitude, or strength)  :: firmeza {f}
backbone {n} (backbone) SEE: spine  ::
back cover {n} (cover on the opposite side of the front cover)  :: contracapa {f}
backdate {v} (to backdate) SEE: antedate  ::
back door {n} (subsidiary entrance to building)  :: porta dos fundos {f}, porta traseira, porta de trás, porta do cavalo {f} [informally]
back door {n} (secret, unprotected means of access)  :: porta dos fundos {f}
back door {n} (computing: secret means of access)  :: backdoor {m-f}
back door {n} (automotive: rear door)  :: porta traseira, porta de trás
backdoor {n} (backdoor (all definitions)) SEE: back door  ::
backdrop {n} (a decorated cloth hung at the back of a stage)  :: pano de fundo {m}
backdrop {n} (background of a historical event)  :: pano de fundo {m}, contexto {m}
backfire {v} (fail)  :: sair pela culatra, sair o tiro pela culatra
backflip {n} (an act of rotating your body)  :: mortal para trás {m}
back-formation {n} (linguistic process)  :: derivação regressiva {f}
backgammon {n} (board game)  :: gamão {m}
back garden {n} (garden at the rear of a property)  :: quintal {m}
background {n} (social heritage)  :: instrução {f}, formação {f}, experiência {f}
background {n} (part of picture)  :: fundo {m}, plano de fundo
background {n} (relevant information)  :: antecedente {m}, histórico {m}
background {n} (less important feature)  :: segundo plano {m}
background {n} (computer background)  :: plano de fundo {m}
background {n} (activity not visible to the user)  :: segundo plano {m}
background music {n} (music played in a public space)  :: música de fundo {f}, música ambiente {f}
background music {n} (music in a film, video game or other medium)  :: música de fundo {f}
backlash {n} (sudden backward motion)  :: coice {m}, reação {f}
backlash {n} (violent or abrubt reaction)  :: comoção {f}, revolta {f}, motim {m}
backlash {n} (mechanical: distance of free movement between connected parts)  :: jogo {m}
backlit {adj} (Illuminated from behind)  :: retroiluminado
back of beyond {n} (A remote place)  :: quinto dos infernos {m}
backpack {n} (worn on a person's back, e.g., for hiking)  :: mochila {f}
backpacker {n} (a traveler)  :: mochileiro {m}
backpackers {n} (hostel) SEE: hostel  ::
back page {n} (final page) SEE: back cover  ::
back seat {n} (seat)  :: banco traseiro {m}, banco de trás {m}
backside {n} (back side of something)  :: traseira {f}
backside {n} (buttocks)  :: traseiro {m}
backslide {v} (to revert to a previous, worse state)  :: regredir, regressar, retroceder, decair
backslide {v} (to renege on one's obligations or commitments)  :: apostatar
backspace {n} (computer key)  :: backspace {m}
backstroke {n} (a swimming stroke swum on one's back)  :: nado de costas {m}
back to square one {adj} (located back at the start, as after a dead-end or failure)  :: voltar à estaca zero
back to the drawing board {adv} (back to the beginning)  :: de volta à prancheta de desenho
backup {n} (copy of file or record)  :: backup {m}, becape {m}, cópia de segurança {f}, cópia de reserva {f}
backup {adj} (standby, reserve or extra)  :: reserva {f}
backup {adj} (intended as backup)  :: backup {m}
back vowel {n} (Any vowel sound produced in the back of the mouth)  :: vogal posterior {f}
backward {adj} (of the direction towards the back)  :: traseiro, posterior
backward {adj} (of the direction reverse of normal)  :: retrógrado
backward {adj} (reluctant to advance)  :: retrógrado
backward {adj} (undeveloped)  :: retrógrado, atrasado
backward {adj} (of an outdated value)  :: antiquado
backward {adv} (in the direction towards the back)  :: para trás
backward compatibility {n} (compatibility with older systems)  :: retrocompatibilidade {f}, compatibilidade retroativa {f}, compatibilidade reversa {f}
backwards {adj} (behind current trends)  :: atrasado
backyard {n} (yard to the rear of a house)  :: quintal
bacon {n} (cut of meat)  :: toucinho, bacon {m}
Baconian {adj} (of or pertaining to Francis Bacon and his philosophical system)  :: baconiano
bacteria {n} (bacteria)  :: bactérias
bactericidal {adj} (that kills bacteria)  :: bactericida
bacteriologist {n} (microbiologist)  :: bacteriologista {m} {f}
bacteriology {n} (scientific study of bacteria)  :: bacteriologia {f}
bacteriophage {n} (a virus that infects bacteria)  :: bacteriófago {m}
bacteriostatic {adj} (of or relating to bacteriostasis or a bacteriostat)  :: bacteriostático
bacterium {n} (single celled organism with no nucleus or organelles)  :: bactéria {f}
Bactria {prop} (Greek name for ancient country)  :: Báctria {f}
Bactrian camel {n} (Camelus bactrianus)  :: camelo bactriano {m}
bad {adj} (not good)  :: ruim, mau
bad {adj} (seemingly non-appropriate, in manners)  :: ruim, mau, feio [familiar]
bad {adj} (not suitable or fitting)  :: mau, errado
bad {adj} (tricky; stressful; unpleasant)  :: mau, desagradável
bad {adj} (evil, wicked)  :: mau, malvado, ruim
bad {adj} (faulty; not functional)  :: quebrado, enguiçado, estragado
bad {adj} (of breath: malodorous)  :: mau, ruim
bad {adj} (spoilt, rotten, overripe) SEE: spoilt  ::
bad {adv} (badly) SEE: badly  ::
Badajoz {prop} (province)  :: Badajoz {f}
Badajoz {prop} (city)  :: Badajoz {f}, Badalhouce {f}
bad apple {n} (a person who is not wholesome)  :: maçã podre {f}
bad breath {n} (unpleasant breath)  :: mau hálito {m}, halitose {f}
bad faith {n} (malicious motive by a party in a lawsuit)  :: má fé {f}
bad faith {n} (intent to deceive or mislead)  :: má fé {f}
bad faith {n} (existentialist concept of denying one's total freedom of will)  :: má fé {f}
badge {n} (distinctive mark)  :: distintivo {m}
badge {n} (nameplate)  :: tarja {f}
badge {n} (card to grant access)  :: crachá {m}
badge {n} (something characteristic)  :: marca {f}
badger {v} (fart) SEE: fart  ::
badger {n} (mammal)  :: texugo {m}
bad luck {n} (misfortune)  :: azar
badly {adv} (in a bad manner)  :: mal
badminton {n} (a racquet sport)  :: badminton {m}, badmínton {m}
badminton player {n} (a person who plays badminton)  :: badmintonista {m} {f}
badmouth {v} (to criticize or malign, especially unfairly or spitefully)  :: falar mal
badness {n} (the quality of being bad)  :: ruindade {f} [especially in the sense of low-quality], maldade {f} [especially in the sense of evil]
bad news {n} (news of unpleasant, unfortunate or sad events)  :: notícia {f}
bad to the bone {adj} (completely bad; pure evil)  :: sangue ruim
badware {n} (malware) SEE: malware  ::
bael {n} (a tropical fruit tree from India, Aegle marmelos)  :: marmeleiro-da-índia {m}, marmeleira-da-índia {f}
Baetic {adj}  :: bético
baffle {v} (to totally bewilder; confuse or perplex)  :: desconcertar
baffled {adj} (thoroughly confused, puzzled)  :: confuso
baffling {adj} (puzzling and frustrating)  :: desconcertante, desorientador
bag {n} (flexible container)  :: sacola, saco
bag {n} (ugly woman)  :: feia {f}, feiosa {f}
bag {v} (to put into a bag)  :: ensacar, empacotar
bag {n} (suitcase) SEE: suitcase  ::
bag {n} (backpack) SEE: backpack  ::
bagel {n} (toroidal bread roll that is boiled and then baked)  :: bagel {m}
baggage {n} (luggage) SEE: luggage  ::
Baghdad {prop} (city)  :: Bagdá, Bagdade
bagpipe {n} (bagpipes) SEE: bagpipes  ::
bagpiper {n} (one who plays the bagpipes)  :: gaiteiro {m}
bagpipes {n} (musical wind instrument)  :: gaita de foles {f}
baguette {n} (a variety of bread that is long and narrow in shape)  :: baguete {f}
Bahamas {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Bahamas {f-p}
Bahamian {adj} (pertaining to the Bahamas)  :: bahamense, bahamiano
Bahá'í Faith {prop} (religion)  :: bahaísmo {m}
Bahia {prop} (state in northeastern Brazil)  :: Bahia {f}
Bahrain {prop} (country in the Middle East)  :: Bahrein, Barém
baht {n} (unit of currency)  :: baht {m}
Baikal {prop} (a large lake in Russia)  :: Baikal {m}, Baical {m}
Baikonur {prop} (city and cosmodrome in Kazakhstan)  :: Baikonur {f}, Baiconur {f} [rare]
bail {n} (security)  :: fiança {f}, caução
bail {n} (release from imprisonment on payment of such money)  :: fiança {f}
bailiff {n} (steward) SEE: steward  ::
bailiff {n} (equivalent officers of the court in foreign contexts)  :: oficial de justiça {m}, meirinho {m}
bain-marie {n} (pan containing hot water)  :: banho-maria {m}
bait {n} (substance used in catching fish)  :: isca {f}
bait {n} (anything which allures)  :: isca {f}, engodo {m}
bait {v} (to attract with bait)  :: iscar, engodar, cevar
bait {v} (to affix or attach a bait)  :: iscar
Baja California {prop} (mountainous peninsula)  :: Baixa Califórnia {f}, Baja Califórnia {f}
Baja California {prop} (state of Mexico)  :: Baja Califórnia {f}, Baixa Califórnia {f}
Bajan {prop} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
Bajan {adj} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
bake {v} (to cook in an oven)  :: assar
bake {v} (to dry by heat)  :: secar no calor
baked {adj} (cooked by baking)  :: cozinhado
baked beans {n} (food)  :: feijão cozido {m}, feijões cozidos {m-p}
Bakelite {n} (a heat-resisting chemically inert resin)  :: baquelite {f}, bakelite {f}, baquelita {f}
baker {n} (person who bakes and sells bread, etc)  :: padeiro {m} [bread], pasteleiro {m} [cakes]
Baker {prop} (Occupational surname)  :: Padeiro
baker's {n} (bakery) SEE: bakery  ::
baker's dozen {n} (cousin) SEE: cousin  ::
baker's dozen {n} (group of thirteen)  :: dúzia de frade {f}, dúzia de treze {f}
bakery {n} (a shop in which bread and such is baked and sold)  :: padaria {f}
bakery {n} (the trade of a baker)  :: panificação {f}
baking {n} (action in which something is baked)  :: assamento {m}
baking powder {n} (dry leavening agent used in baking)  :: fermento químico {m}
baking soda {n} (common name for sodium bicarbonate)  :: bicarbonato de sódio {m}
baklava {n} (sweet pastry)  :: baclava {f}
baksheesh {n} (bribe or tip)  :: baksheesh {m}
Baku {prop} (the capital of Azerbaijan)  :: Bacu
balaclava {n} (headgear)  :: balaclava {f}
balalaika {n} (Russian instrument)  :: balalaika {f}
balance {n} (equilibrium)  :: equilíbrio
balance {n} (scales)  :: balança
balance {n} (awareness of both viewpoints)  :: equilíbrio {m}
balance {n} (accounting: list of credits and debits)  :: balanço {m}
balance {v} (to bring to equipoise)  :: pesar
balance {v} (to make concepts agree)  :: equilibrar
balance {v} (to hold precariously)  :: equilibrar
balance {v} (accounting: to make credits and debits correspond)  :: balancear
balance {v} (be in equilibrium)  :: equilibrar
balance {v} (to estimate) SEE: estimate  ::
balance {n} (astrology: Libra) SEE: Libra  ::
balance of probabilities {n} (legal standard)  :: balanço de probabilidades {m}
balanitis {n} (inflammation of penis)  :: balanite {f}
balcony {n} (structure extending from a building)  :: sacada {f}, balcão {m}, varanda {f}
balcony {n} (structure overlooking a stage)  :: camarote
bald {adj} (having no hair)  :: calvo, careca {m}
bald {adj} ((of tyre) whose surface is worn away)  :: careca {m}
bald eagle {n} (species of eagle native to North America)  :: águia americana {f}, águia careca {f}, águia calva {f}
balderdash {n} (nonsense)  :: besteira {f}
balding {adj} (becoming bald)  :: calvejante
baldness {n} (The state of being bald)  :: calvice {f}
Baldrs draumar {prop} (eleventh book of the Poetic Edda)  :: Baldrs draumar
Baldwin {prop} (given name)  :: Valdivino {m}
baldy {n} (slang for someone who is bald)  :: careca {m} {f}
bale {v} (to remove water from a boat) SEE: bail  ::
bale {n} (rounded bundle of goods)  :: fardo {m}
bale {n} (bundle of compressed wool or hay)  :: fardo {m}
bale {v} (to wrap into a bale)  :: enfardar
Balearic Islands {prop} (group of Mediterranean islands)  :: Ilhas Baleares {f-p}, Baleares {f-p}
baleen {n} (plates in mouth of baleen whale)  :: barbas de baleia {f-p}
Bali {prop} (name of island)  :: Báli {f}
Balinese {n} (inhabitant)  :: balinês {m}
Balinese {n} (cat)  :: balinês {m}
Balinese {adj} (of or relating to Bali, or its inhabitants, language or culture)  :: balinês {m}
Bali tiger {n} (Panthera tigris balica)  :: tigre de Bali {m}
Balkan {adj} (Of or relating to the Balkan Peninsula)  :: balcânico
Balkanian {adj} (Balkan) SEE: Balkan  ::
Balkanic {adj} (of or relating to Balkan peninsula) SEE: Balkan  ::
Balkanization {n} (fragmentation of a region into several small states)  :: balcanização {f}
Balkanize {v} (to break up)  :: balcanizar
Balkan Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in southeastern Europe, see also: Balkans)  :: Península Balcânica {f}
Balkans {prop} (geographical region in the southeast of Europe, see also: Balkan Peninsula)  :: Balcãs {m-p}, Bálcãs {m-p}
ball {n} (solid or hollow sphere)  :: bola {f}
ball {n} (object, generally spherical, used for playing games)  :: bola {f}
ball {n} (quantity of string, thread, etc., wound into a spherical shape)  :: bola {f}
ball {n} (ballistics: a solid nonexplosive missile)  :: bala {m}
ball {n} (mathematics: set of points in a metric space lying within a given distance of a given point)  :: círculo {m}
ball {n} (testicle)  :: saco, bolas, ovos [vulgar], colhão {m-p}
ball {n} (in plural - mildly vulgar slang - nonsense)  :: besteira {f}
ball {n} (in plural — slang — courage)  :: bolas {f}, colhões {m-p}
ball {n} (anatomy: ball of a foot)  :: bola do pé {f}
ball {v} (vulgar slang: have sexual intercourse with)  :: comer [vulgar] [Brazil]
ball {n} (formal dance)  :: baile {f}
ballad {n} (narrative poem)  :: balada {f}
ballad {n} (slow romantic song)  :: balada {f}
ballast {n} (heavy material placed in the hold of a vessel)  :: lastro {m}
ballast {n} (material laid to form a bed for a road)  :: balastro {m}
ball bearing {n} (bearing assembly with spherical balls)  :: rolamento {m}, rolimã {m}
ball boy {n} (A male person responsible for retrieving balls)  :: boleiro {m}
ballerina {n} (female ballet dancer)  :: bailarina {f}
ballet {n} (form of dance)  :: balé {m}
ballet {n} (theatrical presentation)  :: balé {m}
ballet dancer {n} (a person who dances in ballets)  :: bailarina {f}, bailarino {m}
ball game {n} (game played with a ball)  :: jogo de bola {m}
ball hog {n} (player who keeps the ball to themselves, rather than passing it)  :: fominha {m-f}
ballista {n} (crossbow-like military engine for hurling large missiles)  :: balista {f}
ballistic {adj} (relating to ballistics)  :: balística {f}
ballistic missile {n} (missile)  :: míssil balístico {m}
ballistics {n} (science of the study of falling objects)  :: balística {f}
ballistic vest {n} (bulletproof vest) SEE: bulletproof vest  ::
ball lightning {n} (a short-lived, glowing ball sometimes observed to float in the air)  :: raio globular {m}
balloon {n} (inflatable object)  :: balão, bexiga
balloon {n} (child’s toy)  :: balão {m}
balloon {n} (inflatable object to transport people through the air)  :: balão {m}
balloon {n} (speech bubble) SEE: speech bubble  ::
balloonfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
ballot {n} (paper used for vote-casting)  :: boletim {m}, cédula {f}
ballot {n} (process of voting)  :: votação
ballot box {n} (a sealed box into which a voter puts a voting slip)  :: urna {f}
ball pen {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
ball pit {n} (type of play area)  :: piscina de bolinhas {f} [literally: small balls pool]
ballpoint pen {n} (pen)  :: caneta esferográfica {f}, esferográfica {f}
ballroom {n} (large room used for dancing)  :: salão de baile {m}
balls {n} (follow the translations in the entry "ball") SEE: ball  ::
balls {n} (testicles)  :: saco {m}, colhões {m-p}
balls {n} (bravery)  :: colhões {m-p}
balls {n} (rubbish)  :: besteira {f}
balls-up {n} (mess up) SEE: mess up  ::
balm {n} (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (plant or tree yielding such substance) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (soothing lotion) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (figurative: something soothing) SEE: balsam  ::
Balochi {prop} (language)  :: balochi {m}
balsam {n} (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants)  :: bálsamo {m}
balsam {n} (soothing ointment)  :: bálsamo {m}
balsam {n} (flowering plant of the genus Impatiens)  :: balsamina {f}
Balthazar {prop} (one of the Magi)  :: Baltasar {m}
Baltic {prop} (Baltic Sea) SEE: Baltic Sea  ::
Baltic {adj} (of the Baltic region or sea)  :: báltico
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Baltic languages)  :: báltico
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Balts)  :: báltico
Baltic {prop} (Baltic region, Baltic states)  :: Báltico
Baltic Sea {prop} (a sea)  :: Mar Báltico {m}
Baltimore {prop} (city in central Maryland, USA)  :: Baltimore {f}
balun {n} (electronic device)  :: balun
balustrade {n} (row of balusters)  :: balaustrada {f}
Balzacian {adj} (of or pertaining to Honoré de Balzac or his writings)  :: balzaquiano
Balzacian {n} (follower of Honoré de Balzac)  :: balzaquiano {m}, balzaquiana {f}
Bamako {prop} (capital of Mali)  :: Bamako {f}
Bambara {prop} (language)  :: bambara {m}
bamboo {n} (plant)  :: bambu {m}
bamboo {n} (wood)  :: bambu {m}
bamboo {adj} (made of bamboo)  :: de bambu
bamboo antshrike {n} (a passerine bird)  :: [Brazil]: choca-do-bambu
Bamboo Curtain {prop} (political barrier between communist and capitalist in Asia)  :: Cortina de Bambu {f}
bamboo shoot {n} (edible part of some bamboo types)  :: broto de bambu {m}
bamboozle {v} (to con, defraud, trick)  :: lograr
ban {v} (forbid)  :: proibir, banir
ban {n} (prohibition)  :: proibição {f}
banal {adj} (common)  :: banal
banalisation {n} (the action of making something banal)  :: banalização {f}
banalize {v} (to make banal)  :: banalizar
banana {n} (fruit)  :: banana {f}
banana {n} (plant)  :: bananeira {f}
banana {n} (colour)  :: amarelo-banana
banana peel {n} (outermost layer of the banana)  :: casca de banana {f}
banana republic {n} (country)  :: república de bananas {f}, república de banana {f}, república bananeira {f}
banana skin {n} (banana skin) SEE: banana peel  ::
banana split {n} (A dessert containing a banana cut in half)  :: banana split
Banbury story of a cock and a bull {n} (roundabout, nonsensical story)  :: história sem pé nem cabeça {f} (a story without feet or head)
band {n} (strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together)  :: banda {f}, cinta {f}, faixa {f}
band {n} (part of radio spectrum)  :: banda {f}
band {n} (group of musicians)  :: banda {f}, grupo {m}
band {n} (group of people loosely united for a common purpose)  :: grupo {m}
bandage {n} (medical binding)  :: bandagem {f}, atadura {f}, curativo {m}, penso
bandage {v} (to apply a bandage to something)  :: pensar {f}
bandage {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
band-aid {n} (adhesive bandage)  :: penso {m}, band-aid {m}
Bandar Seri Begawan {prop} (capital of Brunei)  :: Bandar Seri Begawan {f}
banderilla {n} (decorated barbed stick used in bullfighting)  :: bandarilha {f}
bandicoot {n} (small Australian marsupial with a long snout)  :: bandicoot {m}
bandit {n} (one who robs others)  :: ladrão {f}
bandit {n} (an outlaw)  :: bandido {m}
bandit {n} (one who cheats others)  :: ladrão {m}, trapaceiro {m}
banditry {n} (acts characteristic of a bandit)  :: banditismo {m}
bandmate {n} (someone with whom one shares membership in a band)  :: colega de banda {m-f}
bandog {n} (guard dog) SEE: guard dog  ::
bandstand {n} (platform for bands to play on)  :: coreto
band-tailed antshrike {n} (bird)  :: [Brazil]: choca-de-cauda-pintada
Bandung {prop} (Capital city of West Java Province)  :: Bandung {f}
bandurria {n} (plectrum-plucked stringed instrument with a flat-backed pear-shaped body)  :: bandurra {f}
bandwidth {n} (width of a frequency band)  :: largura de banda
bandwidth {n} (width of the smallest frequency band within which the signal can fit)  :: largura de banda
bandwidth {n} (measure of data flow rate in digital networks)  :: largura de banda
bane {v} (to (kill by) poison) SEE: poison  ::
bane {n} (killer) SEE: killer  ::
bane {n} (source of harm or ruin; affliction)  :: desgraça {f}, flagelo {m}
bang {n} (A sudden percussive noise)  :: estalo {m}, estrondo {m}
bang {n} (A strike upon an object causing such a noise)  :: pancada {f}
bang {n} (An explosion)  :: explosão {f}
bang {n} (hair that hangs down over the forehead)  :: franja {f}
bang {n} (The symbol !)  :: ponto de exclamação {m}
bang {v} (to make sudden loud noises)  :: estalar
bang {v} (slang: to engage in sexual intercourse)  :: comer
bang {v} (to hammer)  :: martelar
bang {interj} (verbal percussive sound)  :: bangue, cabum
Bangalore {prop} (state capital of Karnataka, India)  :: Bangalore {f}
banger {n} (cylinder) SEE: cylinder  ::
Bangkok {prop} (the capital of Thailand)  :: Bangkok {f}, Banguecoque {f}
Bangla {prop} (Bengali) SEE: Bengali  ::
Bangladesh {prop} (country)  :: Bangladeche, Bangladesh {m}
Bangladeshi {n} (person from Bangladesh or of Bangladeshi descent)  :: bangladeshi {m} {f}
Bangladeshi {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bangladesh)  :: bangladeshi
Bangui {prop} (capital of the Central African Republic)  :: Bangui {f}
bang up {v} (to damage)  :: danificar, estragar
banish {v} (to send someone away and forbid that person from returning)  :: banir
banister {n} (the handrail on the side of a staircase)  :: corrimão {m}
banister {n} (one of the vertical supports of a handrail)  :: balaústre {m}
banjo {n} (a musical instrument)  :: banjo {m}
Banjul {prop} (capital of the Gambia)  :: Banjul {f}
bank {n} (institution)  :: banco {m}
bank {n} (branch office)  :: banco {m}
bank {n} (storage for important goods)  :: banco {m}
bank {n} (edge of river or lake)  :: margem {f}
bank {n} (an underwater area of higher elevation, a sandbank)  :: banco {m}
bank {n} (embankment, an earth slope)  :: talude {m}
bankable {adj} (reliable) SEE: reliable  ::
bank account {n} (fund deposited by a customer for safekeeping in a bank)  :: conta bancária {f}
bank account {n} (formal relationship established between the depositor and the bank)  :: conta bancária {f}
banker {n} (one who conducts the business of banking)  :: banqueiro {m}
bank machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
banknote {n} (paper currency)  :: cédula {f}, nota {f}
bankrupt {adj} (having been legally declared insolvent)  :: bancarrota {f}, falido
bankruptcy {n} (legally declared or recognized condition of insolvency)  :: falência {f}, bancarrota {f}
bank statement {n} (statement of transactions and balances)  :: extrato {m}
banner {n} (flag)  :: bandeira {f}, estandarte {m}
banner {n} (large sign)  :: banner {m}
banner {n} (large piece of cloth with a device or motto borne in a procession)  :: estandarte {m}
banner {n} (cause or purpose; a campaign or movement)  :: bandeira {f}
banner {n} (advertisement in a web page)  :: banner {m}
banner {n} (principal standard of a knight)  :: estandarte {m}
banner {adj} (exceptional; very good)  :: excepcional
banquet {n} (a large celebratory meal; a feast)  :: banquete
banshee {n} (in Irish folklore, a female spirit)  :: banshee {f}
banter {n} (good humoured conversation)  :: caçoada {f}, brincadeira {f}, resenha {f}
banter {v} (to tease mildly)  :: caçoar, bulir
bantustan {n} (territory defined as a homeland for black South Africans)  :: bantustão {m}
banya {n} (a Russian steam bath)  :: banya {m} {f}
banyan {n} (Indian trader, merchant)  :: baniano {m}, baniane {m}
banyan {n} (tropical Indian fig tree)  :: figueira-de-bengala {f}
banyan {n} (type of loose gown worn in India)  :: baniana {f}
banzai {interj} (hurrah) SEE: hurrah  ::
banzai {interj} (a celebratory cheer)  :: banzai
baobab {n} (Adansonia digitata)  :: baobá {m}, embondeiro {m}, calabaceira {f}
baptise {v} (baptise) SEE: baptize  ::
baptism {n} (Christian sacrament)  :: [Brazil] batismo {m}, [Portugal] baptismo {m}
baptismal {adj} (relating to baptism)  :: batismal
baptismal font {n} (a basin used for baptism)  :: pia batismal {f}
baptism of fire {n} (the first experience of a severe ordeal)  :: batismo de fogo {m}
Baptist {adj} (of the Baptist religious denomination)  :: batista
baptistry {n} (space where a baptismal font is located)  :: batistério {m}
baptize {v} (Perform the Christian sacrament of baptism)  :: batizar
baptize {v} (To dedicate or christen)  :: batizar
bar {n} (vertical bar mark) SEE: pipe  ::
bar {n} (solid object with uniform cross-section)  :: barra {f}
bar {n} (metallurgy: solid object of round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular section)  :: barra {f}
bar {n} (cuboid piece of any commodity)  :: barra {f}
bar {n} (business licensed to sell intoxicating beverages)  :: bar {m}, taberna {f}
bar {n} (counter of such a premises)  :: balcão {m}, bar {m}
bar {n} (closet containing alcoholic beverages in a private house or a hotel room)  :: bar {m}
bar {n} (official order prohibiting some activity)  :: proibição {f}
bar {n} (profession of lawyers)  :: advocacia {f}
bar {n} (nautical: sand formation)  :: barra {f}
bar {v} (to obstruct the passage of)  :: barrar
bar {v} (to prohibit)  :: proibir
bar {v} (to lock or bolt with a bar)  :: barrar
bar {n} (unit of pressure)  :: bar {m}
bar {n} (music: section of a staff) SEE: measure  ::
bar {prep} (with the exception of) SEE: except  ::
bar {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries) SEE: fess  ::
bar {n} (soccer: crossbar) SEE: crossbar  ::
bar {n} (strikethrough) SEE: strikethrough  ::
bar {n} (music: vertical line across a staff) SEE: bar line  ::
Barabbas {prop} (insurrectionary whom Pontius Pilate freed instead of releasing Jesus)  :: Barrabás {m}
Barack {prop} (male given name)  :: Barack {m}
barb {n} (bit for a horse) SEE: bit  ::
barb {n} (beard or something that resembles a beard) SEE: beard  ::
Barbadian {adj} (of or relating to Barbados)  :: barbadiano
Barbados {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Barbados
Barbara {prop} (cognates and transliterations of female given name)  :: Bárbara
barbarian {adj} (uncivilized)  :: bárbaro {m}
barbarian {n} (an uncivilized person)  :: bárbaro {m}
barbarian {n} (a derogatory term for someone from a developing country)  :: bárbaro {m}
barbarian {n} (a warrior associated with Sword and Sorcery stories)  :: bárbaro {m}
barbaric {adj} (uncivilised)  :: bárbaro
barbarity {n} (state of being barbarous)  :: barbaridade {f}, barbárie {f}
Barbary lion {n} (Panthera leo leo)  :: leão-do-atlas
barbecue {n} (cooking instrument)  :: churrasqueira {m}
barbecue {n} (meal)  :: churrasco {m}
barbecue {v} (to cook food on a barbecue, see also: )  :: grelhar
barbecue {v} (grill) SEE: grill  ::
barbecue sauce {n} (type of sauce)  :: molho de churrasco {m}
barbed wire {n} (twisted strands of steel wire)  :: arame farpado {m}
barbel {n} (fish)  :: barbo {m}
barbel {n} (whisker-like sensory organs of certain fish)  :: barbilhão {m}, barbilho {m}
barbell {n} (wide steel bar with premeasured weights)  :: barra {f}
barber {n} (person whose profession is cutting (usually male) customers' hair and beards)  :: barbeiro {m}
barber {v} (to cut the hair)  :: barbear, cortar cabelo
barberry {n} (Berberis)  :: bérberis {f}, uva-espim {f}
barber shop {n} (business which offers haircuts to men) SEE: barbershop  ::
barbershop {n} (barber's shop)  :: salão de cabeleireiro/cabeleireira {m}, barbearia {f}
barbican {n} (A tower at the entrance to a castle or fortified town)  :: barbacã {f}
Barcelona {prop} (capital of Catalonia)  :: Barcelona {f}
barcode {n} (set of machine-readable parallel bars)  :: código de barras {m}
bard {n} (professional poet and singer)  :: poeta {m}, bardo
bare {adj} (naked, uncovered)  :: nu {m}
bare {adv} (barely) SEE: barely  ::
barefaced {adj} (shameless)  :: descarado
barefoot {adj} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: descalço, descalça {f}
barefoot {adv} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: descalço
barefoot doctor {n} (farmer with basic medical training)  :: médico de pés descalços {m}, médica de pés descalços {f}
barefooted {adj} (barefoot) SEE: barefoot  ::
barefooted {adv} (barefoot) SEE: barefoot  ::
barely {adv} (by a small margin)  :: apenas
barely {adv} (almost not at all)  :: mal
Barents Sea {prop} (part of the Arctic Ocean)  :: Mar de Barents {m}
barfly {n} (person who spends much time in a bar)  :: botequeiro {m}
bargain {n} (agreement or contract concerning sale of property)  :: transação {f}, barganha {f}
bargain {v} (to make a bargain)  :: barganhar
barge {n} (flat-bottomed bulk carrier mainly for inland waters)  :: barcaça {f}
Bari {prop} (town in Italy)  :: Bari
barista {n} (person who prepares coffee in a coffee shop for customers)  :: barista {m} {f}
baritone {n} (male voice)  :: barítono {m}
baritone {n} (musical range)  :: barítono {m}
baritone horn {n} (baritone horn) SEE: baritone  ::
barium {n} (chemical element)  :: bário
bark {v} (to make a loud noise (dogs))  :: latir, ladrar
bark {n} (short, loud, explosive utterance)  :: latido {m}
bark {n} (exterior covering of a tree)  :: casca {f}
bark {v} (to strip the bark from, to peel)  :: descascar
bark {n} (three-masted vessel, foremast and mainmast square-rigged, mizzenmast schooner-rigged)  :: barca {f}
bark {v} (to girdle) SEE: girdle  ::
barking dogs seldom bite {proverb} (people who make threats rarely carry them out)  :: cão que ladra não morde
bark up the wrong tree {v} (bark up the wrong tree)  :: [literally "knock the wrong door"] bater à porta errada, bater na porta errada
barley {n} (Hordeum vulgare or its grains)  :: cevada {f}
bar line {n} (vertical line across a staff)  :: barra de compasso {f}
barman {n} (bartender) SEE: bartender  ::
barn {n} (child) SEE: child  ::
barn {n} (building)  :: celeiro
barnacle {n} (barnacle goose) SEE: barnacle goose  ::
barnacle {n} (marine crustacean)  :: craca {f}, percebe {m}
barnacle goose {n} (Branta leucopsis)  :: ganso-de-faces-brancas {m}
Barnaul {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Barnaul {f}
barn owl {n} (An owl of the genus Tyto)  :: coruja-das-torres {f}
barn swallow {n} (species of swallow)  :: andorinha-de-bando {f}, andorinha-das-chaminés {f}, andorinha comum {f}
barometer {n} (an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure)  :: barômetro {m}
baron {n} (male ruler of a barony)  :: barão {m}
baroness {n} (female ruler of a barony)  :: baronesa {f}
baronet {n} (hereditary title)  :: baronete {m}
baronial {adj} (belonging or relating to a baron)  :: baronial
barony {n} (a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness)  :: baronato {m}, baronia {f}
baroque {adj} (laden with detail)  :: barroco
baroque {adj} (complex and beautiful)  :: barroco
baroque {adj} (embellished)  :: barroco
Baroque {adj} (relating or belonging to the Baroque period)  :: barroco
Baroque {prop} (period in architecture)  :: Barroco {m}
Baroque {prop} (period in art)  :: Barroco {m}
Baroque {prop} (period in music)  :: Barroco {m}
baroque organ {n} (type of pipe organ)  :: órgão barroco {m}
baroscope {n} (barometer) SEE: barometer  ::
barrack {n} (a building for soldiers)  :: quartel
barracks {n} (buildings used by military personnel) SEE: barrack  ::
barracuda {n} (predatory competitor) SEE: shark  ::
barracuda {n} (marine fish)  :: barracuda {f}
barrage {n} (artificial obstruction, such as a dam, in a river)  :: barragem {f}
barred antshrike {n} (a passerine bird)  :: [Brazil]: choca-barrada
barrel {n} (tube) SEE: tube  ::
barrel {n} (jar) SEE: jar  ::
barrel {n} (round vessel made from staves bound with a hoop)  :: barril
barrel {n} (quantity)  :: barril {m}, tonel {m}
barrel {n} (metallic tube of a gun)  :: cano {m}
barrel organ {n} (pipe instrument with air controlled pins in a revolving barrel)  :: realejo {m}
barren {adj} (unable to bear children; sterile)  :: estéril, infértil
barren {adj} (infertile)  :: estéril, infértil; árido
barricade {n} (a barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence)  :: barricada
barrier {n} (structure that bars passage)  :: barreira {f}
barrier {n} (obstacle or impediment)  :: obstáculo
barrier {n} (boundary or limit)  :: limite {m}
barring {prep} (excepting)  :: salvo
barring {prep}  :: salvo, exceto, excetuando-se.
barrister {n} (lawyer with the right to speak as an advocate in higher lawcourts)  :: barrister {m}
barrow {n} (mound of earth and stones raised over a grave)  :: túmulo {m}
barrow {n} (small vehicle used to carry a load and pulled or pushed by hand)  :: carrinho de mão {m}
bar-tailed godwit {n} (bar-tailed godwit)  :: fuselo, chalreta
bartender {n} (person who works in a bar)  :: barman {m}
barter {n} (exchange of goods or services)  :: permuta
barter {v} (exchange goods or services without involving money)  :: trocar
Bartholomew {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Bartolomeu {m}
Bartholomew {prop} (male given name)  :: Bartolomeu {m}
baryon {n} (heavy subatomic particle)  :: barião {m} [Portugal], bárion {m} [Brazil]
basalt {n} (hard rock)  :: basalto {m}
bascule bridge {n} (type of movable bridge)  :: ponte basculante {f}
base {n} (something from which other things extend)  :: base {f}
base {n} (starting point of thought)  :: base {f}
base {n} (permanent structure for housing military)  :: base {f}
base {n} (headquarters)  :: base {f}, sede {f}
base {n} (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid)  :: base {f}
base {n} (safe zone in children's game)  :: pique {m}
base {n} (baseball: one of the three places that a runner can stand in safety)  :: base {f}
base {n} (lowermost part of a column)  :: base {f}
base {n} (electronics: controlling terminal of a transistor)  :: base {f}
base {n} (geometry: lowest side or face)  :: base {f}
base {n} (math: number raised to the power of an exponent)  :: base {f}
base {v} (have as its foundation or starting point)  :: basear-se em
base {v} (be located)  :: basear-se em, ficar em
base {adj} (low)  :: baixo
base {adj} (of inferior quality)  :: ruim
base {adj} (immoral)  :: baixo
base {n} (bass) SEE: bass  ::
base {n} (apron) SEE: apron  ::
base {n} (housing of a horse) SEE: housing  ::
baseball {n} (ball game)  :: beisebol {m} [Brazil], basebol {m} [Portugal]
baseball {n} (ball used in baseball-game)  :: bola de beisebol {f} [Brazil]
baseball bat {n} (device which is swung to try to make contact with baseballs)  :: taco de beisebol {m}, bastão de beisebol {m}
baseball cap {n} (cap)  :: boné {m}
baseball player {n} (a person who plays baseball)  :: basebolista {m} {f}, beisebolista {m} {f}
baseboard {n} (panel or molding between floor and interior wall) SEE: skirting board  ::
Basel {prop} (city in Switzerland)  :: Basileia {f}
baseless {adj} (based on something that is not true) SEE: unfounded  ::
baseline {n} (datum used as the basis for calculation or for comparison)  :: referência
basement {n} (floor below ground level)  :: porão {m}
Basenji {n} (Basenji)  :: basenji {m}
bash {v} (collide) SEE: collide  ::
bashful {adj} (inclined to avoid notice)  :: tímido, recatado
Bashkir {adj} (of or relating to Bashkortostan or its people)  :: bachquir
Bashkir {n} (a Bashkir person)  :: bachquir {m} {f}
Bashkir {prop} (language)  :: bachquir {m}
Bashkiria {prop} (Bashkortostan) SEE: Bashkortostan  ::
Bashkortostan {prop} (federal subject of Russia)  :: Bashkortostão, Basquíria
basic {adj} (necessary, essential for life or some process)  :: básico
basic {adj} (elementary, simple, merely functional)  :: básico
basic {adj} (chemistry: of a base)  :: básico
basically {adv} (in a basic manner)  :: basicamente
basidiomycete {n} (fungus of phylum Basidiomycota)  :: basidiomiceto {m}
basil {n} (plant)  :: manjericão, alfavaca {f}, basílico {m}
basil {n} (herb)  :: manjericão {m}, alfavaca {f}
Basil {prop} (male given name)  :: Basílio {m}
basilica {n} (Christian church building having a nave)  :: basílica {f}
basilisk {n} (snake-like dragon type)  :: basilisco {m}
basin {n} (bowl for washing)  :: bacia {f}, pia {f}
basin {n} (area of land that drains into a river)  :: bacia {f}
basis {n} (starting point for an argument)  :: base {f}, fundamento {m}
basis {n} (underlying condition)  :: fundamento {m}
basis {n} (linearly independent set of vectors)  :: base {f}
bask {v} (to take great pleasure or satisfaction; to feel warm or happiness)  :: gozar, desfrutar
basket {n} (container)  :: cesto {m}, cesta {f}
basket {n} (notional place to store items before ordering them online)  :: carrinho {m}
basket {n} (basketball: hoop from which a net is suspended)  :: cesta {f}
basket {n} (basketball: act of putting the ball through the basket)  :: cesta {f}
basketball {n} (the sport)  :: basquete {m}, basquetebol {m}, bola-ao-cesto {f}
basketball {n} (the ball used in the sport)  :: bola de basquete/basquetebol {f}
basketball player {n} (person who plays basketball)  :: basquetebolista {m} and {f}, basquetista {m} and {f}
basking shark {n} (Cetorhinus maximus)  :: tubarão-frade {m}, tubarão-peregrino {m}
Basque {prop} (language)  :: basco {m}, vasconço {m}
Basque {n} (member of a people)  :: basco {m}
Basque {adj} (relative to the Basque people or their language)  :: basco
Basque Country {prop} (geographical region in Spain and France)  :: País Basco {m}
Basque Country {prop} (the region where the Basque language is spoken)  :: País Basco {m}
Basque Country {prop} (autonomous community within Spain)  :: País Basco {m}
Basque Shepherd Dog {n} (Basque Shepherd Dog)  :: pastor basco {m}
bas relief {n} (a low or mostly-flat sculpture)  :: baixo-relevo {m}
bass {adj} (low in pitch)  :: baixo, grave
bass {n} (low spectrum of sound)  :: baixo {m}
bass {n} (section of musical group)  :: baixo {m}
bass {n} (singer)  :: baixo {m}
bass {n} (musical instrument)  :: baixo {m}, baixo {m}
bass {n} (clef sign)  :: clave de fá {f}
bass {n} (perch)  :: perca {f}
bass clef {n} (music symbol)  :: clave de {f}
bass drum {n} (large drum with a low pitch)  :: bumbo {m}
Basseterre {prop} (capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis)  :: Basse-Terre {f}, Basseterre {f}
bass fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass guitar {n} (stringed musical instrument)  :: contrabaixo {m}, baixo {m}
bassist {n} (musician)  :: baixista {m} {f}
bassoon {n} (musical instrument in the woodwind family)  :: fagote {m}
bassoonist {n} (person who plays the bassoon)  :: fagotista {m} {f}
bass viol {n} (musical instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass violin {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bast {n} (fibre made from the phloem of certain plants)  :: entrecasca {f}
bastard {n} (longsword) SEE: longsword  ::
bastard {n} (person born to unmarried parents)  :: bastardo {m}
bastard {n} (mongrel)  :: mestiço
bastard {n} (contemptible etc. person)  :: filho da mãe, sacana {m} {f}, filho da puta {m}
bastard {adj} (of or like a bastard (illegitimate human descendant))  :: bastardo
bastard {interj} (exclamation of dismay)  :: bosta!, merda!
bastard wing {n} (tuft of feathers)  :: álula {f}
bastille {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
bastille {n} (fortress) SEE: fortress  ::
bastille {n} (citadel) SEE: citadel  ::
bastille {n} (castle tower, or fortified building; small citadel or fortress)  :: bastilha {f}
bastion {n} (projecting part of a rampart)  :: bastião {m}
bastion {n} (well-fortified position)  :: bastião {m}
bat {n} (small flying mammal)  :: morcego {m}
bat {n} (club used for striking the ball in sports)  :: bastão {m}, taco
bat {v} (hit)  :: tacar
Batavia {prop} (Jakarta during the Dutch East Indies period)  :: Batávia {f}
Batavia {prop} (the land of the ancient Batavians)  :: Batávia {f}
Batavia {prop} (the Netherlands from 1795 to 1806 as a French client state)  :: Batávia {f}
batch {n} (quantity of baked goods made at one time)  :: fornada {f}
batch {n} (quantity of anything produced in one operation)  :: lote
bate {v} (simple past of beat) SEE: beat  ::
bate {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate  ::
Batesian mimicry {n} (resemblance of a non-poisonous species to a poisonous one)  :: mimetismo batesiano {m}
bath {n} (tub)  :: banheira {f}
bath {n} (room)  :: banheiro {m}
bath {n} (act of bathing)  :: banho {m}
bath {v} (To wash a person or animal in a bath)  :: banhar
bathe {v} (to clean oneself)  :: banhar
bathe {v} (to sunbathe) SEE: sunbathe  ::
bather {n} (One who bathes or swims)  :: banhista {m} {f}
bathhouse {n} (a building with baths for communal use)  :: casa de banho {f}, terma {f}
bathhouse {n} (a building where swimmers change clothes)  :: vestiário {m}
bathing cap {n} (cap worn by swimmers) SEE: swim cap  ::
bathing suit {n} (tight fitting garment for swimming) SEE: swimsuit  ::
bathing trunks {n} (pair of shorts or briefs) SEE: swimming trunks  ::
bathos {n} (depth) SEE: depth  ::
bathos {n} (nadir) SEE: nadir  ::
bathos {n} (anticlimax) SEE: anticlimax  ::
bathrobe {n} (terrycloth robe)  :: roupão {m}
bathroom {n} (a room with a bathtub)  :: banheiro {m} [Brazil], casa de banho {f} [Portugal]
bathroom {n} (room with a toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
bathroom scales {n} (flat floor-mounted scales)  :: balança de banheiro {f}
Bathsheba {prop} (biblical character)  :: Bate-Seba {f}
bath towel {n} (towel for drying the body)  :: toalha de banho {f}
bathtub {n} (large container in which a person may bathe)  :: banheira
bathymetric {adj} (of, pertaining to, or derived from bathymetry)  :: batimétrico, batométrico
bathymetry {n} (the measurement of the depths of the seas)  :: batimetria {f}, batometria {f}
bathyscaphe {n} (self-propelled deep-sea submersible)  :: batiscafo {m}
batik {n} (A method of dyeing fabric)  :: batique {m}, batik
Batman {prop} (the bat-themed hero)  :: Batman
baton {n} (military staff of office)  :: bastão {m}
baton {n} (music: conductor's stick)  :: batuta {f}
baton {n} (sports: object transferred by relay runners)  :: testemunho [Portugal], bastão [Brazil]
baton {n} (club of the police)  :: cassetete {m}
Bats {prop} (a Northeast Caucasian language spoken in Georgia)  :: bats {m}
Bats {prop} (a commune in France)  :: Bats
battalion {n} (army unit)  :: batalhão {m}
battalion {n} (any large body of troops)  :: batalhão {m}
batter {v} (to hit or strike violently and repeatedly)  :: bater, espancar
batter {n} (beaten mixture of flour and liquid)  :: polme {m}
batter {n} (player attempting to hit the ball)  :: batedor {m}
battering ram {n} (type of siege engine used to smash gates and walls)  :: aríete {m}
battery {n} (device storing electricity)  :: pilha {f}, bateria {f}
battery {n} (legal: act of unlawful violence)  :: lesão corporal {f}
battery {n} (coordinated group of artillery)  :: bateria {f}
battery {n} (array of similar things)  :: série {f}
battle {n} (general action, fight, or encounter; a combat)  :: batalha {f}
battle {n} (struggle; a contest; as, the battle of life)  :: luta {f}
battle {v} ((intransitive) to join in battle; to contend in fight)  :: batalhar {f}
battle-ax {n} (battle axe) SEE: battle axe  ::
battle axe {n} (electric guitar) SEE: electric guitar  ::
battle axe {n} (ancient military weapon)  :: acha {f}
battle cry {n} (something the troops yell out when going to war or battle)  :: grito de guerra {m}
battle cry {n} (motto or personal statement)  :: grito de guerra {m}
battlefield {n} (field of a land battle)  :: campo de batalha {m}
battlefront {n} (line along which opposing armies engage in combat)  :: frente de batalha
battleground {n} (location) SEE: battlefield  ::
battlement {n} (indented parapet formed by a series of rising members)  :: ameia
battleship {n} (warship)  :: couraçado {m}, encouraçado {m}
battleship {n} (guessing game)  :: batalha naval {m}
baud {n} (A rate defined as the number of signalling events per second)  :: baud {m}
Baudelairean {adj} (of or pertaining to Baudelaire or his works)  :: baudelairiano
bauhinia {n} (any flowering plant of the Bauhinia genus)  :: bauínia {f}
bauxite {n} (ore)  :: bauxita {f}
Bavaria {prop} (state)  :: Baviera {f}, Bavária {f}
Bavarian {adj} (of or pertaining to Bavaria)  :: bávaro {m}
Bavarian {n} (person from Bavaria or of Bavarian descent)  :: bávaro {m}, bávara {f}
Bavarian {prop} (German dialect)  :: bávaro {m}
bay {n} (shrub)  :: loureiro {m}, louro {m}
bay {n} (herb)  :: louro {m}
bay {n} (body of water)  :: baía
bay {n} (compartment)  :: vão {m}
bay {n} (distance between two supports in a vault)  :: tramo {m}, intercolúnio {m}
bay {adj} (of reddish-brown color)  :: alazão
bay {n} (brown colour/color)  :: alazão {m}
bay {n} (reddish-brown horse)  :: alazão {m}
Bayesian {adj} (of or pertaining to Thomas Bayes)  :: bayesiano
bay leaf {n} (herb)  :: louro {m}
Bay of Bengal {prop} (Large bay in the northeastern Indian Ocean)  :: Golfo de Bengala {m}
bayonet {n} (weapon)  :: baioneta {f}
bayou {n} (slow-moving creek or swamp)  :: brejo {m}
bazaar {n} (marketplace)  :: bazar, mercado {m}
bazooka {n} (American shoulder fired rocket grenade launcher)  :: bazuca {f}
BBC {prop} (British Broadcasting Corporation)  :: BBC {f}
BC {initialism} (before Christ)  :: a.C., A.C. (antes de Cristo)
béchamel sauce {n} (white sauce made with butter, flour and milk)  :: molho béchamel {m}, béchamel {m}
be {v} (occupy a place)  :: estar
be {v} (occur, take place)  :: ser
be {v} (exist)  :: ser, existir
be {v} (elliptical form of "be here", or similar)  :: estar
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject and object are the same)  :: ser
be {v} (used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same)  :: ser
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal)  :: ser
be {v} (used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it)  :: ser, estar
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase)  :: ser, estar
be {v} (used to form the passive voice)  :: ser
be {v} (used to form the continuous forms of various tenses)  :: estar + gerund [-ndo]
be {v} ((archaic) used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs)  :: ser [archaic], ter [modern]
be {v} (used to form future tenses, especially the future subjunctive)  :: use the future subjunctive tense
be {v} (used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like)  :: fazer, estar
be able to {v} (have ability to)  :: poder, saber, conseguir
beach {n} (sandy shore)  :: praia {f}
beach {v} (run something aground on a beach)  :: abicar, encalhar [accidentally]
beachfront {n} (land alongside a beach)  :: balneário {m}
beach volleyball {n} (sport)  :: voleibol de praia
beacon {n} (signal fire)  :: almenara {f}
bead {n} (rosary ball)  :: conta {f}
bead {n} (pierced small round object)  :: conta {f}, miçanga {f}
bead {n} (small drop of liquid)  :: gota {f}
bead tree {n} (Melia azedarach)  :: amargoseira
beagle {n} (dog)  :: beagle {m}
beak {n} (structure projecting from a bird's face)  :: bico {m}
beak {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
beaker {n} (flat-bottomed vessel)  :: béquer {m}
beakhead {n} (protruding part at the bow of a sailing ship)  :: beque {m}
be all ears {v} (to listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate)  :: ser todo ouvidos
beam {n} (large piece of timber or iron)  :: trave, viga {f}
beam {n} (principal horizontal beam in a building)  :: viga {f}
beam {n} (ray)  :: feixe {m}, raio
bean {n} (seed)  :: feijão {m}
bean {n} (guinea coin) SEE: guinea  ::
beanbag {n} (piece of furniture)  :: pufe {m}
bean curd {n} (tofu) SEE: tofu  ::
bean goose {n} (Anser fabalis)  :: ganso-campestre {m}
beanie {n} (cap that fits the head closely)  :: touca {f}
bean sprout {n} (a sprout grown out of a bean)  :: broto de feijão {m}
beanstalk {n} (the stem of a bean plant, proverbially fast growing and tall)  :: de feijão {m}
bear {v} (to give birth) SEE: give birth  ::
bear {n} (large mammal of family Ursidae)  :: urso {m}, [♀] ursa {f}
bear {n} (investor who sells in anticipation of falling prices)  :: baixista {m} {f}
bear {n} (large hairy man)  :: urso {m}
bear {v} (to support or sustain)  :: suportar
bear {v} (to carry)  :: portar, levar, carregar
bear {v} (to be equipped with)  :: portar
bear {v} (to declare as testimony)  :: atestar
bear {v} (to put up with)  :: suportar, aguentar
bear {v} (to produce or yield)  :: criar, gerar
bear {v} (to endure with patience; to be patient)  :: aguentar
bearable {adj} (able to be borne)  :: suportável
bearcat {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda  ::
bearcat {n} (giant panda) SEE: giant panda  ::
bear cub {n} (young bear)  :: filhote de urso {m}
beard {n} (facial hair)  :: barba {f}
bearded {adj} (having a beard)  :: barbado, barbudo
bearded vulture {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
beardless {adj} (without a beard)  :: sem barba, imberbe
beardless {adj} (not having reached manhood)  :: imberbe
bearer {n} (one who bears)  :: portador {m}
bear garlic {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons  ::
bear hug {n} (any especially large hug, usually friendly)  :: abraço de urso {m}
bearing {n} (mechanical device)  :: rolamento {m}
bearing {n} (nautical sense)  :: rumo {m}
bearing {n} (posture)  :: conduta {f}
bear in mind {v} (remember, consider)  :: ter em mente
bear out {v} (To corroborate, prove, or confirm)  :: confirmar, corroborar
bear's breech {n} (acanthus) SEE: acanthus  ::
bear's breech {n} (Acanthus mollis)  :: branca ursina {f}, erva gigante {f}
bear witness {v} (deliver testimony)  :: testemunhar
bear witness {v} (prove, demonstrate)  :: provar
beast {n} (non-human animal)  :: fera {f}, besta {f}
beast {n} (violent/antisocial person)  :: fera {f}, besta {f}
beast of burden {n} (animal that carries or pulls heavy loads)  :: animal de carga {m}, animal cargueiro {m}
beast of prey {n} (animal)  :: predador {m}
beat {v} (to hit, to knock, to pound, to strike)  :: bater
beat {v} (to strike or pound repeatedly)  :: bater
beat {v} (to win against)  :: bater
beat {v} (to mix food)  :: bater
beat {adj} (exhausted)  :: abatido, batido
beat {n} (act of reporting before a rival) SEE: scoop  ::
beat around the bush {v} (to treat a topic but omit its main points)  :: fazer rodeios, usar de rodeios (to use roundabout conversations)
beat around the bush {v} (to delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant)  :: enrolar, embromar
beater {n} (a kitchen implement for mixing)  :: batedor {m}, batedeira {f}
beater {n} (in a hunting party, the group of men used to drive game towards the shooters)  :: batedor {m}
beater {n} (an automobile in poor operating condition)  :: calhambeque {m}, lata-velha {f}
beatify {v} (to take step in declaring a person a saint)  :: beatificar
beating {n} (action of the verb to beat)  :: sova {f}, surra {f}
Beatles {prop} (rock music quartet)  :: Os Beatles {m-p}
beatnik {n} (beatnik)  :: beatnik {m} {f}
Beatrice {prop} (female given name)  :: Beatriz {f}
beau {n} (boyfriend) SEE: boyfriend  ::
Beauceron {n} (Beauceron)  :: pastor de Beauce {m}
Beaufort scale {prop} (measure for the intensity of the wind)  :: escala de Beaufort {f}
beautification {n} (beautifying, making beautiful)  :: embelezamento {m}
beautifier {n} (someone or something which makes beautiful)  :: embelezador {m}
beautiful {adj} (possessing charm and attractive)  :: belo {m}, bela {f}, bonito {m}, bonita {f}, lindo {m}, linda {f}
beautiful {adj} (of weather: pleasant, clear)  :: limpo
beautifully {adv} (In a beautiful manner)  :: belamente
beautify {v} (to make beautiful or more beautiful)  :: embelezar
beauty {n} (quality of pleasing appearance)  :: beleza {f}
beauty {n} (beautiful male)  :: beleza {f}
beauty {n} (beautiful female)  :: beleza {f}, beldade {f}
beauty {n} (something particularly good or pleasing)  :: beleza {f}
beauty contest {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
beauty is in the eye of the beholder {proverb} (people have different ideas of what is beautiful)  :: a beleza está nos olhos de quem vê
beauty is only skin deep {proverb} (a person's character is more important than their outward appearance)  :: quem vê cara não vê coração
beauty pageant {n} (competition on attractiveness)  :: concurso de beleza {m}
beauty parlor {n} (salon with hairdressers and beauticians)  :: salão de beleza {m}
beauty salon {n} (beauty salon) SEE: beauty parlor  ::
beauty spot {n} (birthmark) SEE: mole  ::
beaver {n} (aquatic rodent)  :: castor {m}
be born {v} (to come into existence through birth)  :: nascer
be born yesterday {v} (to be inexperienced)  :: ser nascido ontem {m}
be bothered {v} (have enthusiasm)  :: estar animado
be called {v} (to have a specific name)  :: chamar-se
be careful {interj} (proceed with caution)  :: tome cuidado
because {adv} (on account)  :: porque, pois, que, por causa de, devido a
because {conj} (by or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that)  :: porque, já que
because {conj} (as known because; as inferred because; as determined because)  :: porque
because of {prep} (on account of, by reason of, for the purpose of)  :: por causa de
Bechuanaland {prop} (former name for Botswana)  :: Bechuanalândia {f}
beckon {v} (to wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer)  :: acenar
become {v} (to begin to be)  :: tornar-se, virar, transformar-se em, ficar
become {v} (to look attractive on, be suitable for)  :: cair bem em
become bourgeois {v} (become bourgeois - translation entry)  :: aburguesarse
bed {n} (piece of furniture)  :: cama {f}, leito {m}
bed {n} (bed as general place or concept)  :: leito {m}
bed {n} (prepared spot to spend the night in)  :: cama {f}
bed {n} (flat surface or layer on which something else is to be placed)  :: superfície {f}
bed {n} (foundation or supporting surface)  :: base {f}, alicerce {m}
bed {n} (the bottom of a lake or other body of water)  :: leito {m}
bed {n} (area where a large number of shellfish is found)  :: banco {m}
bed {n} (garden plot)  :: canteiro {m}
bed {n} (deposit of ore, coal etc.)  :: leito {m}, estrato {m}
bed {v} (to go to a sleeping bed)  :: deitar
bed {v} (to put oneself to sleep)  :: dormir
bed {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: dormir com
bed {n} (shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear) SEE: pallet  ::
bed and breakfast {n} (guesthouse providing breakfast)  :: hospedagem domiciliar {f}
bedbound {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bedbug {n} (small nocturnal insect)  :: percevejo {m}
bedcover {n} (decorative cover for a bed) SEE: bedspread  ::
bedding {n} (bedlinen)  :: roupa de cama {f}
bedevil {v} (to harass)  :: atormentar
bedfast {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bedlam {n} (place or situation of chaos)  :: alvoroço {m}, cafarnaum {m}, motim {m}, tumulto {m}
bedlinen {n} (cloth items used to make up a bed)  :: roupa de cama {f}
bedouin {n} (desert-dweller)  :: beduíno {m}, beduína {f}
bedpan {n} (chamber pot used while still in bed)  :: comadre {f}
bedridden {adj} (confined to bed)  :: acamado
bedrock {n} (underground solid rock)  :: rocha-mãe {f}
bedroom {n} (room in a house where a bed is kept for sleeping)  :: quarto {m}, dormitório {m}
bedroom community {n} (residential urban community of a nearby metropolis)  :: cidade dormitório {f}
bed sheet {n} (sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen)  :: lençol {m}
bedsheet {n} (a sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen)  :: lençol {m}
bedside table {n} (nightstand) SEE: nightstand  ::
bedsore {n} (Lesion caused by pressure)  :: escara {f}
bedspread {n} (topmost covering of a bed)  :: colcha {f}
bedtime {n} (time when one goes to bed to sleep)  :: hora de dormir {f}
bee {n} (insect)  :: abelha {f}
bee {n} (name of the letter B, b)  :: {m}
beech {n} (tree of Fagus family)  :: faia
beech marten {n} (Martes foina)  :: fuinha {f}
bee-eater {n} (bird in the family Meropidae)  :: abelharuco {m}
beef {n} (cow, bull) SEE: cow  ::
beef {n} (meat)  :: bife {m}, carne bovina {f}
beefsteak {n} (steak)  :: bisteca {f}
beef up {v} (to strengthen or reinforce) SEE: strengthen  ::
beefy {adj} (robust) SEE: robust  ::
beefy {adj} (muscular) SEE: muscular  ::
beehive {n} (home of bees)  :: colmeia {f}
beehive {n} (man-made structure in which bees are kept for their honey)  :: colmeia {f}, colméia {f} [Brazil], cortiço {m}
beekeeper {n} (someone who keeps bees)  :: apicultor {m}, apicultora {f}, abelheiro {m}, abelheira {f}
beekeeping {n} (raising bees)  :: apicultura {f}
Beelzebub {prop} (a Semitic deity, another name for the Devil)  :: Belzebu {m}
been there, done that {phrase} (assertion that the speaker has personal experience or knowledge of a particular place or topic)  :: essa é velha
beer {n} (alcoholic drink made of malt)  :: cerveja {f}
beer {n} (drink made from roots)  :: cerveja {f}
beer {n} (solution produced by steeping plant materials)  :: cerveja {f}
beer {n} (glass of beer)  :: cerveja {f}
beer {n} (variety of these beverages)  :: cerveja {f}
beer belly {n} (protruding abdomen)  :: pança de cerveja {f}
beer can {n} (can containing beer)  :: lata de cerveja {f}
beer gut {n} (beer belly) SEE: beer belly  ::
bee sting {n} (puncture from a bee)  :: picada de abelha {f}
beestings {n} (first milk drawn from an animal) SEE: colostrum  ::
beeswax {n} (wax secreted by bees)  :: cera de abelha {f}
beet {n} (Beta vulgaris)  :: beterraba {f}
beetle {n} (insect)  :: escaravelho {m}, besouro {m}
Beetle {n} (Volkswagen car)  :: fusca {m} [Brazil]
beetroot {n} (a normally deep red coloured cultivar of the beet)  :: beterraba {f}
before {prep} (earlier than in time)  :: antes de
before {prep} (in front of in space)  :: ante, em frente a, na frente de, diante de
before {prep} (in front of according to an ordering system)  :: antes de
before {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: antes
before {adv} (in advance)  :: primeiro
before dark {prep} (before night begins to fall)  :: antes de anoitecer, antes do cair da noite
beforehand {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: em antemão
before long {prep} (soon) SEE: soon  ::
befoul {v} (to make foul, to soil)  :: conspurcar
befriend {v} (make friends) SEE: make friends  ::
beg {v} (to request the help of someone, ask for money)  :: mendigar
beg {v} (to supplicate, to plead with someone for help)  :: suplicar
beget {v} (to cause, to produce)  :: engendrar, gerar
beget {v} (to procreate)  :: ter filho, gerar, procriar
beggar {n} (person who begs)  :: mendigo {m}
beggar {n} (person suffering poverty)  :: mendigo {m}
beggars can't be choosers {proverb} (when resources are limited, one must accept even substandard gifts)  :: a cavalo dado não se olha os dentes
begin {v} (to start, to initiate or take the first step into something.)  :: começar, iniciar
beginner {n} (someone who just recently started)  :: novato {m}, iniciante, principiante
beginning {n} (act of doing that which begins anything)  :: começo {m}, início {m}, princípio {m}
beginning {n} (that which is begun)  :: começo {m}, princípio {m}
beginning {n} (that which begins or originates something)  :: originador {m}, gerador {m}
beginning {n} (initial portion of some extended thing)  :: começo {m}, início {m}, princípio {m}
begonia {n} (plants of the genus Begonia)  :: begônia {f}, begónia {f}
beguile {v} (to deceive or delude (using guile))  :: enganar
beguile {v} (charm, delight)  :: entreter, distrair, encantar
behalf {n} (stead) SEE: stead  ::
behave {v} (to act in a specific manner)  :: comportar-se
behave {v} (to act in a polite or proper way)  :: comportar-se
behave oneself {v} (to act in a polite or proper way) SEE: behave  ::
behavior {n} (way an animal or human behaves or acts)  :: comportamento {m}, conduta
behavior {n} (way matter or systems behave)  :: comportamento {m}
behavioral {adj} (of or relating to behavior)  :: comportamental
behaviorism {n} (approach to psychology focusing on behavior)  :: behaviorismo {m}
behaviour {n} (way an animal or human behaves or acts)  :: comportamento {m}, conduta {f}
behaviour {n} (the way matter moves or acts)  :: comportamento {m}
behead {v} (to remove the head)  :: decapitar, degolar
beheadal {n} (beheading) SEE: beheading  ::
beheader {n} (one who beheads or decapitates)  :: decapitador {m}
beheading {n} (an instance of beheading)  :: decapitação {f}
behemoth {n} (mighty beast in the Book of Job)  :: Beemôt {m}
behest {n} (command, bidding)  :: comando {m}, ordem {f}
Behçet's disease {n} (multi-system disorder)  :: doença de Behçet {f}
behind {prep} (at the back of)  :: atrás
behind {prep} (to the back of)  :: atrás
behind {prep} (after, time- or motion-wise)  :: depois
behind {prep} (responsible for)  :: por trás
behind {prep} (in support of)  :: apoiando
behind {adv} (at the back part; in the rear)  :: para trás
behind {adv} (toward the back part or rear; backward)  :: para trás
behind {n} (rear, back-end)  :: traseira {f}
behind {n} (butt, buttocks)  :: traseiro {m}, bunda {f}
behind bars {prep} (in jail or prison)  :: atrás das grades
behind closed doors {prep} (in private)  :: a porta fechada, a portas fechadas, entre quatro paredes
behind the scenes {prep} (in secret; out of public view)  :: nos bastidores, por detrás dos bastidores, por baixo dos panos
behind the wheel {prep} (in control of a vehicle)  :: no volante
behold {v} (to see, to look at)  :: ver, contemplar
behoove {v} (to suit; to befit)  :: convir
beige {n} (colour)  :: bege
beige {adj} (having a slightly yellowish gray colour)  :: bege
Beijing {prop} (capital of China)  :: Pequim {m}
Beijinger {n} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijingese {n} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijingese {adj} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
being {n} (a living creature)  :: ser {m}, criatura {f}
being {n} (the state or fact of existence)  :: existência {f}
Beirut {prop} (capital of Lebanon)  :: Beirute
Belarus {prop} (country)  :: Bielorrússia {f}, Belarus
Belarusian {adj} (pertaining to Belarus)  :: bielorrusso [Portugal], bielo-russo [Brazil]
Belarusian {prop} (language)  :: bielorrusso {m} [Portugal], bielo-russo {m} [Brazil]
Belarusian {n} (person from Belarus or of Belarusian descent)  :: bielorrusso {m} [Portugal], bielo-russo {m} [Brazil]
belated {adj} (later in relation to the proper time)  :: tardio, atrasado {m}, atrasada {f}
belch {v} (expel gas from the stomach through the mouth)  :: arrotar
belch {n} (sound one makes when belching)  :: arroto
beleaguer {v} (to besiege; to surround with troops)  :: sitiar
beleaguered {adj} (beset by trouble or difficulty)  :: fustigado
Belfast {prop} (capital of Northern Ireland)  :: Belfast
belfry {n} (tower or steeple specifically for containing bells, especially as part of a church)  :: campanário {m}, torre sineira {f}
belfry {n} (part of a large tower or steeple, specifically for containing bells)  :: campanário {m}
Belgian {n} (Belgian, person from Belgium)  :: belga {m} {f}
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgium)  :: belga
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgians or Belgian people)  :: belga
Belgian Congo {prop} (Belgian colony)  :: Congo Belga {m}
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Umbrella term for the four Belgian sheepdog variants)  :: pastor belga {m}
Belgium {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Bélgica
Belgorod {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Belgorod {f}
Belgrade {prop} (capital of Serbia)  :: Belgrado
belie {v} (to contradict or show to be false)  :: desmentir
belief {n} (mental acceptance of a claim as truth)  :: crença {f}
belief {n} (something believed)  :: crença {f}
belief {n} (the quality or state of believing)  :: crença {f}
belief {n} (religious faith)  :: crença {f}
belief {n} (religious or moral convictions)  :: crença {f}
believability {n} (state or quality of being believable)  :: credibilidade
believable {adj} (capable of being believed; credible)  :: crível
believe {v} (to accept that someone is telling the truth (object: person))  :: acreditar, crer
believe {v} (to accept as true)  :: acreditar, crer, confiar
believe {v} (to consider likely)  :: acreditar, crer, achar
believe {v} (to have religious faith; to believe in a greater truth)  :: acreditar, crer
believer {n} (person who believes)  :: crente {m} {f}
belittle {v} (to knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is)  :: depreciar
Belize {prop} (country)  :: Belize
Belizean {n} (person from Belize)  :: belizenho {m}
Belizean {adj} (Pertaining to Belize)  :: belizenho
Belizian {n} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
Belizian {adj} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
bell {n} (percussive instrument)  :: sino {m} [especially a big one], campainha {f} [small]
bell {n} (sounding of a bell as a signal)  :: badalada {f}
bell {n} (informal: telephone call)  :: toque {m}
bell {n} (signal at a school)  :: sinal {m}, campainha {f}
Bella {prop} (female given name)  :: Bela {f}
belladonna {n} (a plant, Atropa belladonna) SEE: deadly nightshade  ::
bellboy {n} (A male worker, usually at a hotel, who carries luggage and runs errands)  :: carregador {m}
belle {n} (beautiful woman)  :: beldade {f}
belles-lettres {n} (humanities) SEE: humanities  ::
belles-lettres {n} (belles-lettres)  :: belas-letras {f-p}
bellflower {n} (plant of genus Campanula)  :: campânula {f}
bellicist {n} (warmonger) SEE: warmonger  ::
bellicist {adj} (of or relating to bellicism, bellicists)  :: belicista
bellicose {adj} (warlike in nature)  :: bélico {m}
belligerent {adj} (engaged in warfare)  :: beligerante
belligerent {adj} (eager to go to war)  :: beligerante, belicoso
belligerent {adj} (of or pertaining to war)  :: bélico
belligerent {adj} (hostile, eager to fight)  :: beligerante
belligerent {adj} (acting violently)  :: belicoso
belligerent {n} (state or other armed participant in warfare)  :: beligerante {m}, beligerantes {p}
bellmaker {n} (bellmaker)  :: sineiro {m}
Bellman-Ford algorithm {n} (shortest-path algorithm)  :: algoritmo de Bellman-Ford {m}
bellow {v} (to make a noise like the deep roar of a large animal)  :: bramir
bellows {n} (air blower)  :: fole {m}
bellows {n} (any flexible container or enclosure)  :: sanfona {f}, fole {m}
bellows {n} (informal: lungs)  :: bofes {m-p}
bell pepper {n} (spicy-sweet vegetable)  :: pimentão {m}, pimento {m}
bell ringer {n} (bell ringer)  :: sineiro {m}
Bell's palsy {n} (paralysis of cranial nerve VII, the facial nerve)  :: paralisia de Bell {f}
bell tower {n} (tower in which a bell (or set of bells) is hung; a belfry)  :: torre sineira {f}
belly {n} (abdomen)  :: barriga {f}, pança {f}, ventre {m}
bellyache {n} (pain in the belly, stomach, or abdomen)  :: dor de barriga {f}
bellybutton {n} (the navel or umbilicus) SEE: navel  ::
belly dance {n} (form of dance)  :: dança do ventre {f}
belly dancer {n} (person who performs belly dances)  :: dançarina do ventre {f}
Belmopan {prop} (Belmopan)  :: Belmopan {f}
belong {v} (have its proper place)  :: pertencer
belong {v} (be accepted in a group)  :: pertencer
belong {v} (be part of a group)  :: pertencer
belong {v} (be the property of)  :: pertencer
belong {v} (set theory: be an element of)  :: pertencer
belonging {n} (the action of the verb to belong)  :: pertencimento {m}
belongings {n} (plural form of belonging)  :: pertences {m-p}
beloved {adj} (loved)  :: amado
beloved {n} (someone who is loved)  :: amado {m}
below {prep} (lower in spatial position than)  :: abaixo de
below {prep} (lower in value than)  :: abaixo de, menos de/que
below {prep} (downstream of)  :: a jusante de
below {prep} (south of)  :: a sul de
below {prep} (unsuitable to the rank or dignity of)  :: abaixo de
below {adv} (in a lower place)  :: embaixo
below {adv} (farther down)  :: abaixo
belowstairs {adv} (downstairs) SEE: downstairs  ::
Bel Paese {n} (mild creamy Italian cheese)  :: Bel Paese {m}
belt {n} (band worn around the waist)  :: cinto {m}, cinta {f}
belt {n} (band used for safety purposes)  :: cinto {m}
belt {n} (band used in a machine to help transfer motion or power)  :: correia
belt {n} (powerful blow)  :: pancada {f}
belt {n} (geographical region)  :: cinturão {m}
belt {v} (surround)  :: cingir, cercar, rodear
belt {v} (fasten a belt)  :: cintar
beltway {n} (a freeway that encircles a city) SEE: ring road  ::
beluga {n} (cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas)  :: beluga {f}
belvedere {n} (raised structure offering a pleasant view of the surrounding area)  :: belvedere {m}, belveder {m}, belver {m}, torre de observação {f}
bemock {v} (mock) SEE: mock  ::
bemol {n} (bemol)  :: bemol {m}
bemuse {v} (to confuse or bewilder)  :: confuso
be my guest {v} (do as you wish)  :: fique à vontade, sinta-se à vontade
bench {n} (long seat)  :: banco {m}
bench {n} (sports: where players sit when not playing)  :: banco {m}
bench {n} (workbench) SEE: workbench  ::
benchlet {n} (stool) SEE: stool  ::
benchmark {n} (surveyor's mark)  :: ponto de referência
bench press {n} (exercise)  :: supino {m}
bend {v} (to cause to shape into a curve)  :: dobrar, curvar
bend {v} (to become curved)  :: dobrar-se, curvar-se
bend {v} (to change direction)  :: virar, curvar
bend {v} (to force to submit)  :: obrigar
bend {n} (curve)  :: curva {f}
bend {n} (decompression sickness)  :: doença de descompressão {f}
bend {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries)  :: banda
bendable {adj} (able to be bent or flexed or twisted without breaking)  :: dobrável
bend down {v} (to bend one's legs while upright to get to a lower position)  :: agachar-se
bend sinister {n} (diagonal band on coat of arms going from top right to bottom left)  :: barra {f}
bend the truth {v} (change or leave out certain facts of a story)  :: distorcer a realidade
bendy {adj} (Having the ability to be bent easily)  :: flexível {mf}
beneath {adv} (below or underneath)  :: abaixo, embaixo
beneath {prep} (below)  :: embaixo de
Benedict {prop} (male given name)  :: Benedito {m}, Bento {m}
Benedictine {n} (monk or nun)  :: beneditino {m}
benediction {n} (a short invocation for divine help, blessing and guidance, usually after a church worship service)  :: bênção {f}
benefactor {n} (on who gives gifts or help)  :: benfeitor
beneficent {adj} (beneficent)  :: beneficente
beneficial {adj} (helpful or good to something or someone)  :: benéfico
beneficiary {n} (one who benefits from the distribution, especially of an estate)  :: beneficiário {m}, beneficiado {m}
benefit {n} (advantage, help or aid)  :: benefício
benefit {n} (payment, subsidy)  :: pagamento {m}, subsídio {m}
benefit {n} (performance given to raise funds)  :: beneficente
benefit {v} (to be or provide a benefit to)  :: beneficiar
benefit {v} (to receive a benefit)  :: beneficiar-se de
benefit of the doubt {n} (a favorable judgement given in the absence of full evidence)  :: benefício da dúvida {m}
Benevento {prop} (province of Italy)  :: Benevento {f}
Benevento {prop} (town and capital of Benevento)  :: Benevento {f}
benevolence {n} (disposition to do good)  :: benevolência {f}
benevolent {adj} (having a disposition to do good)  :: benevolente
Bengal {prop} (region in South Asia)  :: Bengala {f}
Bengali {prop} (language)  :: bengali
Bengal tiger {n} (Panthera tigris tigris)  :: tigre-de-bengala
Benghazi {prop} (Benghazi, Libya)  :: Bengasi
benign {adj} (kind, gentle, mild)  :: benigno
benign {adj} ((medicine) not posing any serious threat to health)  :: benigno
Benin {prop} (country)  :: Benim
Beninese {n} (person)  :: beninense {m} {f}
Beninese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Benin)  :: beninense
Benjamin {prop} (the youngest son of Jacob)  :: Benjamim {m}
Benjamin {prop} (male given name)  :: Benjamim {m}
bent {adj} (folded)  :: torto
bent {n} (area) SEE: grassland  ::
bento {n} (a Japanese packed lunch)  :: bentô
benumb {v} (make numb) SEE: numb  ::
benzene {n} (aromatic compound C6H6)  :: benzeno {m}
benzine {n} (benzene) SEE: benzene  ::
benzoic {adj} (pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin)  :: benzoico
benzoic {adj} (derived from benzoic acid or its derivatives)  :: benzoico
benzyl {n} (chemical compound)  :: benzilo {m}
benzylic {adj}  :: benzílico
be prepared {phrase} (motto)  :: sempre alerta, sempre pronto
bequeath {v} (to give or leave by will)  :: legar
bequeath {v} (to hand down; to transmit)  :: legar, transmitir
bequest {n} (will of the deceased)  :: testamento {m}
be quiet {interj} (remain silent) SEE: silence  ::
berate {v} (chide vehemently)  :: repreender, admoestar
Berber {n} (Member of northwest African ethnic group)  :: berbere {m}
Berber {prop} (a group of closely related languages)  :: berbere {m}
berdache {n} (person who identifies with a gender identity not exclusively corresponding to their biological sex) SEE: two-spirit  ::
bereave {v} (To take away someone or something important or close)  :: espoliar
bereavement {n} (The state of being bereaved; deprivation; especially the loss of a relative by death)  :: luto {m}
beret {n} (type of brimless cap)  :: boina {f}
Bergamo {prop} (town and capital of Bergamo)  :: Bérgamo
beriberi {n} (pathology: ailment caused by deficiency of vitamin B)  :: beribéri
Bering Sea {prop} (sea)  :: Mar de Bering {m}
Bering Strait {prop} (strait between Russia and Alaska)  :: Estreito de Bering {m}
berkelium {n} (transuranic chemical element)  :: berquélio {m}
Berlin {prop} (capital city of Germany)  :: Berlim
Berliner {n} (native or inhabitant of Berlin)  :: berlinense {m} {f}, berlinês {m}
Berliner {n} (doughnut)  :: sonho {m}, bola de berlim
Berlin Wall {prop} (wall that parted Berlin)  :: Muro de Berlim {m}
Berlin Wall {n} (barrier designed to keep people from crossing a border)  :: muro de Berlim {m}
Berlusconi {prop} (surname)  :: Berlusconi
Bermuda {prop} (island group)  :: Bermudas {p}
Bermuda shorts {n} (a type of knee-high shorts)  :: bermuda {f}
Bermuda Triangle {prop} (area in Atlantic Ocean)  :: Triângulo das Bermudas {m}
Bermuda Triangle {prop} (any area where things mysteriously disappear)  :: sumidouro {m}
Bern {prop} (city)  :: Berna {f}
Bernard {prop} (male given name)  :: Bernardo
Bernicia {prop} (Anglo-Saxon kingdom in northwestern England and southeastern Scotland)  :: Bernícia {f}
berry {n} (small fruit)  :: baga {f}
berserk {adj} (injuriously, maniacally, or furiously violent or out of control)  :: fora de controle
Bert {prop} (male given name)  :: Beto
berth {n} (bunk)  :: camarote
berth {n} (space to moor)  :: vaga
berth {v} (to bring a ship into berth)  :: atracar
beryl {n} (gem)  :: berilo {m}
beryllium {n} (chemical element)  :: berílio {m}
beseech {v} (to beg)  :: rogar, implorar
beset {v} (to surround or hem in)  :: cercar
be sick {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
beside {prep} (next to)  :: ao lado de
beside {prep} (not relevant to)  :: irrelevante para
besides {prep} (in addition to)  :: além de
besides {prep} (other than; except for)  :: além de, a não ser, exceto
besides {adv} (also; in addition)  :: além disso, fora isso, ademais
besides {adv} (moreover; furthermore)  :: além disso, fora isso
besiege {v} (to surround with armed forces)  :: cercar, sitiar, assediar
besiege {v} (to vex, to attack continually)  :: cercar, assediar
besiege {v} (to assail or ply)  :: assediar
be silent {v} (silent) SEE: silent  ::
be silent {v} (refrain from speaking)  :: calar-se
Beslan {prop} (city in North Ossetia-Alania, Russia)  :: Beslan {f}
besmirch {v} (make dirty)  :: sujar
besmirch {v} (tarnish; debase)  :: conspurcar, macular, deslustrar
bespectacled {adj} (wearing spectacles (glasses))  :: com óculos
bespoke {adj} (individually or custom made)  :: sob medida
Bessarabia {prop} (region)  :: Bessarábia {f}
Bessarabian {adj} (of Bessarabia)  :: bessarábio
Bessarabian {n} (native of Bessarabia)  :: bessarábio
best {adj} (superlative of the adjective good)  :: o melhor
best {adv} (superlative of the adverb well)  :: melhor
best {n} (person)  :: melhor {m}
best friend {n} (an especially close and trusted friend)  :: melhor amigo {m}, melhores amigos {m-p}, melhor amiga {f}, melhores amigas {f-p}
bestial {adj} (beast-like)  :: bestial
bestiality {n} (status of animal)  :: bestialidade {f}
bestiality {n} (sexual activity)  :: zoofilia {f}, bestialidade {f}, bestialismo {f}
best man {n} (primary attendant to the groom)  :: padrinho {m}
bestow {v} (to present a thing as a gift or honour)  :: conceder, conferir
best regards {n} (polite closing of a letter)  :: [Brazil]: atenciosamente, cordialmente; [Portugal]: com os melhores cumprimentos
bestride {v} (dominate) SEE: dominate  ::
bestseller {n} (book or thing sold in large numbers)  :: best-seller {m}
bet {n} (a wager)  :: aposta
bet {n} (A degree of certainty)  :: aposta {f}
bet {v} (To stake or pledge upon the outcome of an event)  :: apostar
bet {v} (To be sure of something)  :: apostar
beta {adj} (beta)  :: beta {m}
beta {n} (letter of the Greek alphabet)  :: beta {m}
betel palm {n} (Areca catechu, an Asiatic palm)  :: areca {f}, arequeira {f}
be that as it may {adv} (nevertheless)  :: seja como for, de qualquer forma, de todo modo
Bethesda {prop} (pool in Jerusalem)  :: Betesda {f}
Bethlehem {prop} (City)  :: Belém {m}
betray {v} (to deliver into the hands of an enemy)  :: trair
betray {v} (to prove faithless or treacherous)  :: trair
betray {v} (to violate the confidence of, by disclosing a secret)  :: trair
betray {v} (to disclose or discover)  :: revelar
betrayal {n} (treason) SEE: treason  ::
betrayer {n} (someone who betrays)  :: traidor, informante
betroth {v} (to promise to give in marriage)  :: prometer
betrothal {n} (mutual promise)  :: esponsais {m-p}, noivado {m}
betrothed {n} (fiancé or fiancée)  :: comprometido {m}
betrothment {n} (betrothal) SEE: betrothal  ::
better {adj} (comparative of the adjectives good or well)  :: melhor
better {adv} (comparative form of the adverb well)  :: melhor
better {v} (to improve)  :: melhorar
better an egg today than a hen tomorrow {proverb} (a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush) SEE: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush  ::
better late than never {adv} (it’s better to do something late, than to never do it at all)  :: antes tarde do que nunca
better safe than sorry {proverb} (it is preferable to be cautious)  :: é melhor prevenir do que remediar
better than nothing {adj} (almost worthless)  :: melhor do que nada
betting {n} (act of placing a bet)  :: aposta {f}
Betty Boop {prop} (the fictional character)  :: Betty Boop {f}
between {prep} (in the position or interval that separates two things)  :: entre
between {prep} (shared in confidence by)  :: entre
between {prep} (in transit from one to the other)  :: entre
between {prep} (combined by effort or ownership)  :: entre
between {prep} (one of, representing a choice)  :: entre
between a rock and a hard place {prep} (between a rock and a hard place)  :: entre a cruz e a espada (between the cross and the sword)
betwixt {prep} (between, specifically between two things)  :: entre
beverage {n} (a drink)  :: bebida {f}
bevor {n} (plate armour protecting the lower face and neck)  :: barbote {m}
bevy {n} (large group of birds)  :: bando {m}
bevy {n} (large group or collection)  :: bando {m}
bewail {v} (to wail over)  :: lamentar
beware {v} (use caution, pay attention (to))  :: precaver-se; prestar atenção
beware of the dog {phrase} (beware of the dog)  :: cuidado com o cachorro
bewilder {v} (confuse)  :: confundir, desconcertar
bewilder {v} (disorientate)  :: desorientar
bewildered {adj} (confused)  :: confuso {m}, desorientado {m}, perplexo {m}
bewitch {v} (to cast a spell)  :: enfeitiçar
bewitched {adj} (Under a spell; entranced)  :: enfeitiçado {m}
bey {n} (governor of a Turkish dominion)  :: bei {m}
Beyblade {n} (spinning top toy)  :: Beyblade
beyond {prep} (beyond) SEE: above  ::
beyond {n} (unknown) SEE: unknown  ::
beyond {prep} (further away than)  :: além
beyond {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife  ::
bezant {n} (coin minted at Byzantium)  :: besante {m}
bezant {n} (heraldic representation of a gold coin)  :: besante {m}, arruela {f}
bezoar {n} (mass of undigested matter)  :: bezoar
Bharat {prop} (India) SEE: India  ::
Bharat {prop} (an alternative name of India)  :: Bharat {m}
bhikkhu {n} (Buddhist monk)  :: bico
Bhubaneshwar {prop} (Bhubaneswar) SEE: Bhubaneswar  ::
Bhubaneswar {prop} (capital of Odisha, India)  :: Bhubaneswar {f}
Bhutan {prop} (Himalayan country)  :: Butão
Bhutanese {n} (person from Bhutan)  :: butanês {m}
Bhutanese {adj} (pertaining to Bhutan)  :: butanês
bi {adj} (bisexual)  :: gilete {m}
bi- {prefix} (two-)  :: bi-
Biafra {prop} (a short-lived secessionist state in southern Nigeria in the late 1960s)  :: Biafra {f}
Biafran {adj} (of, from or relating to Biafra)  :: biafrense
Biafran {n} (a person from Biafra)  :: biafrense {m} {f}
biannual {adj} (occurring every two years) SEE: biennial  ::
biannual {adj} (occurring twice a year; semi-annual)  :: bianual
bias {n} (inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality)  :: viés {m}, distorção {f}, tendência {f}, tendenciosidade {f}
bias {n} (difference between expectation and true value)  :: enviesamento
biased {adj} (exhibiting bias; prejudiced)  :: tendencioso
biased {adj} (angled at a slant)  :: oblíquo, enviesado
biathlon {n} (winter sport)  :: biatlo
Białystok {prop} (city)  :: Bialystok {f}
bib {n} (item of clothing for babies)  :: babador, bibe {m}
bib {n} (upper part of an apron or overalls)  :: peitilho {m}
bibimbap {n} (Korean dish of white rice topped with vegetables, beef, a whole egg, and gochujang)  :: bibimbap {m}
bible {n} (comprehensive manual)  :: Bíblia {f}
Bible {prop} (Christian holy book)  :: Bíblia {f}
biblical {adj} (Of or relating to the Bible)  :: bíblico
biblical {adj} (in accordance with the teachings of the Bible)  :: bíblico
biblical {adj} (exceeding previous records)  :: bíblico
biblio- {prefix} (relating to books)  :: biblio-
biblioclast {n} (one who destroys books)  :: biblioclasta {m-f}
biblioclastic {adj} (destroying books)  :: biblioclasta
Bibliodrama {n} (the acting of stories from the Bible)  :: bibliodrama {m}
bibliographer {n} (person who compiles bibliographies)  :: bibliógrafo {m}
bibliographic {adj} (of or pertaining to bibliography)  :: bibliográfico
bibliographically {adv} (concerning bibliography)  :: bibliograficamente
bibliography {n} (section of a written work)  :: bibliografia {f}
bibliography {n} (list of books or documents)  :: bibliografia {f}
bibliography {n} (study of the history of books)  :: bibliografia {f}
biblioklept {n} (a person who steals books)  :: biblioclepta {m} {f}
bibliolater {n} (worshipper of books)  :: bibliólatra {m-f}
bibliolatry {n} (worship of the Bible or other books)  :: bibliolatria {f}
bibliological {adj} (relating to bibliology)  :: bibliológico
bibliology {n} (the study of the history of books and the art of printing)  :: bibliologia {f}
bibliomancy {n} (divination by interpreting a passage from a book)  :: bibliomancia {f}
bibliomania {n} (obsession of owning valuable books)  :: bibliomania {f}
bibliomaniac {n} (person who is obsessed with owning valuable books)  :: bibliomaníaco {m}
bibliometric {adj} (of or pertaining to bibliometrics)  :: bibliométrico
bibliometry {n} (quantitative analysis of text)  :: bibliometria {f}
bibliophage {n} (person who loves books) SEE: bookworm  ::
bibliophage {n} (creature that consumes books)  :: bibliófago {m}
bibliophile {n} (person who loves books)  :: bibliófilo {m}, bibliófila {f}
bibliophilia {n} (love of books)  :: bibliofilia {f}
bibliophilic {adj} (having or pertaining to bibliophilia)  :: bibliófilo, bibliofílico
bibliophily {n} (bibliophily) SEE: bibliophilia  ::
bibliophobia {n} (fear or dislike of books)  :: bibliofobia {f}
bibliopole {n} (bookseller, especially of secondhand or rare books)  :: bibliopola {m-f}
bibliotaph {n} (one who hides books and keeps them from use)  :: bibliótafo {m}
bibliotherapeutic {adj} (relating to bibliotherapy)  :: biblioterapêutico
bibliotherapy {n} (form of therapy)  :: biblioterapia {f}
biblist {n} (a biblical scholar)  :: biblista {m} {f}
bicameral {adj} (having two separate legislative chambers)  :: bicameral
bicarbonate {n} (chemistry)  :: bicarbonato {m}
bicarbonate {n} (of soda)  :: bicarbonato {m}
bicarbonate of soda {n} (sodium bicarbonate) SEE: sodium bicarbonate  ::
bicephalous {adj} (Having two heads)  :: bicéfalo
biceps {n} (any muscle having two heads)  :: bíceps
biceps {n} (biceps brachii) SEE: biceps brachii  ::
biceps brachii {n} (biceps brachii)  :: bíceps braquial {m}
bicycle {n} (vehicle)  :: bicicleta {f}
bicycle kick {n} (kick)  :: bicicleta {f}
bicycle lane {n} (lane of a roadway designated for use by cyclists)  :: faixa/pista para ciclistas {f}
bicycle path {n} (segregated path for the use of bicycles)  :: ciclovia {f}
bicyclist {n} (rider of bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bid {v} (to issue a command)  :: mandar, ordenar, intimar
bid {v} (to invite)  :: convidar, intimar
bid {v} (intransitive: to make an offer)  :: oferecer
bid {n} (offer at an auction)  :: licitação {f}, lance {m}
bidet {n} (low-mounted plumbing fixture for cleaning the genitalia and anus)  :: bidê {m}
bidimensional {adj} (two-dimensional) SEE: two-dimensional  ::
bidirectional {adj} (moving in two directions)  :: bidirecional
bidirectional {adj} (operating in two directions)  :: bidirecional
Biella {prop} (town and capital of Biella)  :: Biella
biennial {adj} (happening every two years)  :: bienal
bifurcate {v} (divide into two)  :: bifurcar
big {adj} (of a great size, see also: large)  :: grande
big {adj} (adult)  :: maior, adulto
bigamist {n} (someone who practices bigamy)  :: bígamo {m}
bigamy {n} (state of having two spouses simultaneously)  :: bigamia {f}
Big Apple {prop} (nickname for New York City)  :: Grande Maçã {f}
big baby {n} (Adult or youth prone to immature behavior associated with babies.)  :: bebezão {m}
Big Bad Wolf {n} (any fictional evil wolf that appears in fairy tales or fables)  :: Lobo Mau {m}
big bang {n} (explosion creating a universe)  :: big bang {m}
Big Bang {prop} (cosmic event)  :: Big Bang {m}
Big Ben {prop} (the hour bell in London)  :: Big Ben {m}
big brother {n} (a sibling's older brother) SEE: older brother  ::
big cat {n} (any large feline animal)  :: grande felino {m}
big cheese {n} (an important figure)  :: figurão {m}
big deal {interj} (so what)  :: grande coisa
Big Dipper {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky)  :: Grande Carro {m}, Caçarola {f}
big eater {n} (glutton) SEE: glutton  ::
Bigfoot {n} (unidentified yeti-like animal)  :: Pé-Grande {m} [as an individual creature], pé-grande {m} [as a species]
bigger {adj} (comparative of big)  :: maior
bight {n} (large bay)  :: enseada
Big Mac {n} (burger)  :: Big Mac {m}
bigorexia {n} (mental disorder)  :: vigorexia {f}
bigorexic {adj} (suffering from bigorexia)  :: vigoréxico {m}, vigoréxica {f}
bigorexic {n} (a person suffering from bigorexia)  :: vigoréxico {m}, vigoréxica {f}
bigot {n} (one obstinately or intolerantly devoted to their own opinions and prejudices)  :: fanático {m}
bigot {n} (one strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, ethnicity, politics, etc. and intolerant of those who differ)  :: intolerante {m}
bigotedness {n} (bigotry) SEE: bigotry  ::
bigotry {n} (intolerant prejudice, opinionatedness, or fanaticism; fanatic intolerance)  :: preconceito {m}, fanatismo {m}
big shot {n} (person with reputation or importance) SEE: big cheese  ::
big sister {n} (a sibling's older sister) SEE: older sister  ::
big toe {n} (largest of the toes of the foot of a human)  :: hálux {m}, dedão do {m}
big wheel {n} (Ferris wheel) SEE: Ferris wheel  ::
Bihar {prop} (a state in eastern India)  :: Bihar {m}
bijection {n} (function that is both a surjection and an injection)  :: bijeção {f}
bike {n} (bicycle)  :: bici {f}, bicicleta {f}, bicla {f}
bike {n} (motorcycle)  :: mota {f}, moto {f}
bike {n} (promiscuous woman)  :: puta {f}; (figurative sense: vaca {f}, cabra {f})
bike {v} (to ride a bike)  :: andar de bicicleta, pedalar
bike {v} (to travel by bike)  :: ir de bicicleta
bike cab {n} (cycle rickshaw used as taxi) SEE: pedicab  ::
bike lane {n} (bicycle lane) SEE: bicycle lane  ::
bike path {n} (bicycle path) SEE: bicycle path  ::
biker {n} (person who rides a bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bikini {n} (bathing suit)  :: biquíni
bilabial {adj} (articulated with both lips)  :: bilabial
bilabial {n} (a speech sound articulated with both lips)  :: bilabial {f}
bilateral {adj} (having two sides)  :: bilateral
bilateral {adj} (involving both sides equally)  :: bilateral
bilberry {n} (type of blueberry from the cowberry family)  :: arando {m}
bile {n} (secretion produced by the liver)  :: fel {f}, bile {f}, bílis {f}
bilin {n} (pigment formed as a metabolic product of certain porphyrins)  :: bilina {f}
bilingual {adj} (speaking two languages)  :: bilíngue
bilingual {adj} (written in two languages)  :: bilíngue
bilingual {n} (a person who is bilingual)  :: bilíngue {m} {f}, diglota {m} {f}
bilingualism {n} (condition of being bilingual)  :: bilinguismo {m}
bill {n} (bird's beak)  :: bico {m}
bill {n} (beaklike projection)  :: bico {m}
bill {n} (written inventory)  :: declaração {f}
bill {n} (official statement)  :: declaração
bill {n} (draft of a law)  :: projeto de lei
bill {n} (invoice)  :: conta, fatura
bill {n} (advertisement)  :: anúncio {m}
bill {n} (bill of exchange)  :: promissória {f}, conta
bill {v} (to charge or enter in a bill)  :: cobrar
bill {n} (piece of paper money) SEE: banknote  ::
Bill {prop} (male given name)  :: Bill {m}
billboard {n} (large advertisement along side of highway)  :: outdoor {m}
billet {v} (to lodge soldiers, or guests, in a private house)  :: aquartelar
billet-doux {n} (love letter) SEE: love letter  ::
billfold {n} (wallet) SEE: wallet  ::
billhook {n} (agricultural implement)  :: podão {m}
billiards {n} (a cue sport)  :: bilhar {m}
billion {num} (a thousand million; 1,000,000,000; a milliard)  :: bilhão {m}
billion {num} (a million million; 1,000,000,000,000)  :: bilião {m} [Portugal], trilhão {m} [Brazil]
billionaire {n} (wealth exceeding one billion (10⁹))  :: bilionário {m}
billow {n} (large wave)  :: vaga {f}
billy goat {n} (male goat)  :: bode {m}, cabrão {m}
bilocation {n} (paranormal ability)  :: bilocação {f}
bimoraic {adj} (having two morae)  :: bimoraico
bin {n} (container used for storage)  :: tonel
bin {n} (container for rubbish)  :: latão
binary {adj} (on or off)  :: binário
binary {adj} (logic states)  :: binário
binary {adj} (using binary number system)  :: binário
binary {n} (number system)  :: binário {m}
binary {n} (executable computer file)  :: binário {m}
binary operation {n} (two-operand operation)  :: operação binária {f}
binary operator {n} (operator taking two operands)  :: operador binário {m}
binary star {n} (stellar system in which two stars orbit their center of mass)  :: estrela binária {f}
binary star system {n} (binary star) SEE: binary star  ::
binary system {n} (astronomy: system of two celestial objects) SEE: binary star  ::
bind {v} (transitive to tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.)  :: amarrar
bind {v} (transitive connect)  :: conectar, juntar, copular, ligar
bind {v} (transitive couple)  :: acoplar
bind {v} (transitive put together in a cover, as of books)  :: encapar, encadernar
binder {n} (cover or holder for unbound papers, pages etc.)  :: fichário {m} {m-p}
binding {adj} (assigning something that one will be held to)  :: vinculante
binding {n} (spine of a book)  :: lombada {f}, lombo {m}, dorso {m}
binding {n} ((chemistry) the sticking together)  :: ligação
binge {n} (a short period of excessive consumption, especially of excessive alcohol consumption)  :: compulsão
binge {n} (regarding bulimia nervosa, rapid and excessive consumption of food)  :: compulsão alimentar {f}
binge eating disorder {n} (medical disorder)  :: transtorno da compulsão alimentar periódica
bingo {n} (game of chance)  :: bingo {m}
binky {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier  ::
bin man {n} (garbage collector) SEE: garbage collector  ::
binocular {adj} (using two eyes or viewpoints)  :: binocular
binoculars {n} (hand-held device for looking at a distance)  :: binóculo {m}
binomial {adj} (consisting of two parts)  :: binomial
binomial {n} (algebra: polynomial with two terms)  :: [Brazil] binômio {m}, binómio {m}
binomial nomenclature {n} (The scientific system of naming each species of organism with a Latinized name in two parts)  :: nomenclatura binomial {f}
binucleate {adj} (having two nuclei)  :: binucleado
bio- {prefix} (life)  :: bio-
bioaccumulation {n} (the process by which substances accumulate in the tissues of living organisms)  :: bioacumulação {f}
bioaccumulative {adj} (tending to accumulate in organisms)  :: bioacumulativo
bioanthropological {adj} (of or relating to bioanthropology)  :: bioantropológico, antropobiológico {m}
bioanthropologist {n} (specialist in bioanthropology)  :: bioantropólogo {m}, antropobiólogo {m}
bioanthropology {n} (biological anthropology)  :: bioantropologia {f}, antropobiologia {f}
biochemical {adj} (of or relating to biochemistry)  :: bioquímico
biochemical {adj} (involving chemical processes in living organisms)  :: bioquímico
biochemist {n} (A chemist whose speciality is biochemistry)  :: bioquímico {m}, bioquímica {f}
biochemistry {n} (the chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism)  :: bioquímica {f}
biocidal {adj} (able to kill living organisms)  :: biocida
biocide {n} (any substance that can destroy living organisms)  :: biocida {m}
biodegradability {n} (capacity of a material to decompose over time)  :: biodegradabilidade {f}
biodiesel {n} (fuel)  :: biodíesel {m}
biodiversity {n} (diversity of flora and fauna)  :: biodiversidade {f}
bioenergy {n} (energy produced from a biological resource)  :: bioenergia {f}
biofilm {n} (aggregation of microorganisms)  :: biofilme {m}
biofuel {n} (biofuel)  :: biocombustível {m}
biogenesis {n} (principle)  :: biogênese {f}, biogénese {f}
biogenesis {n} (biosynthesis) SEE: biosynthesis  ::
biogeography {n} (study of geographical distribution of living things)  :: biogeografia {f}
biographer {n} (the writer of a biography)  :: biógrafo
biographic {adj} (biographical) SEE: biographical  ::
biographical {adj} (relating to an account of a person's life)  :: biográfico
biography {n} (personal life story)  :: biografia {f}
biohazard {n} (biological risk)  :: risco biológico {m}, biorrisco {m}
bioinformatics {n} (field of science)  :: bioinformática {f}
biological {adj} (of biology)  :: biológico
biological {adj} (consanguine)  :: biológico
biological clock {n} (mechanism)  :: relógio biológico {m}
biological immortality {n} (phenomenon)  :: imortalidade biológica {f}
biologist {n} (student of biology)  :: biólogo {m}, biologista {m} {f}
biology {n} (study of living matter)  :: biologia {f}
bioluminescence {n} (emission of light by a living organism)  :: bioluminescência {f}
biomarker {n} (indicator of a biological state)  :: biomarcador
biomass {n} (total mass of living things)  :: biomassa {f}
biomass {n} (vegetation used as fuel)  :: biomassa {f}
biomedical {adj} (pertaining to biomedicine)  :: biomédico {m}, biomédica {f}
biomedicine {n} (a branch of medical science)  :: biomedicina {f}
biometric {adj} (of, pertaining to or using biometrics)  :: biométrico
biometrics {n} (measurement of biological data)  :: biometria {f}
biomolecule {n} (molecules)  :: biomolécula {f}
biophilia {n} (love of nature and all living things)  :: biofilia
biophysics {n} (science)  :: biofísica {f}
biopiracy {n} (appropriation of biomedical knowledge)  :: biopirataria {f}
biopirate {n} (one who engages in biopiracy)  :: biopirata {m-f}
bioprogram {n} (a hypothetical program in the brain, responsible for the construction of a language)  :: bioprograma {m}
biopsy {n} (removal and examination of a sample of tissue for diagnostic purposes)  :: biopsia {f}, biópsia {f}
biorhythm {n} (biological pattern)  :: biorritmo {m}
bioscience {n} (sciences dealing with living organisms)  :: biociência {f}
bioscope {n} (an early form of movie projector)  :: bioscópio {m}
biosphere {n} (part of Earth capable of supporting life)  :: biosfera {f}
biosynthesis {n} (synthesis of organic compounds)  :: biossíntese
biotechnology {n} (use of living organisms in industrial, agricultural, medical applications)  :: biotecnologia {f}
biotechnology {n} (application of the principles and practices of engineering and technology to the life sciences)  :: biotecnologia {f}
biotite {n} (dark brown mica)  :: biotita {f}
biotope {n} (geographical area)  :: biótopo
bipolar {adj} (involving both poles)  :: bipolar
bipolar {adj} (relating to or having bipolar disorder)  :: bipolar
bipolar disorder {n} (psychiatric diagnostic category)  :: transtorno bipolar {m}
bipolarity {n} (state of being bipolar)  :: bipolaridade {f}
birch {n} (tree)  :: bétula {f}, vidoeiro {m}
birchen {adj} (made of birch)  :: de bétula/vidoeiro
bird {n} (animal)  :: pássaro {m}, ave {f}
bird {n} (woman)  :: [Portugal] rapariga {f}, [Brazil] moça {f}, gata {f}
bird {n} (vulgar hand gesture)  :: banana {f}
bird {n} (penis)  :: pinto {m}
birdcage {n} (cage to keep birds in)  :: gaiola {f}
birdcatcher {n} (a person who catches or snares birds, wildfowl)  :: passarinheiro {m}
bird cherry {n} (Prunus padus)  :: azereiro-dos-danados {m}
bird flu {n} (avian influenza) SEE: avian influenza  ::
birdhouse {n} (aviary) SEE: aviary  ::
birdie {n} (badminton: shuttlecock) SEE: shuttlecock  ::
birdie {n} (bird, birdling)  :: passarinho
birdlime {n} (serving of a prison sentence) SEE: time  ::
bird of paradise {n} (bird)  :: ave-do-paraíso {f}
bird of prey {n} (carnivorous bird)  :: ave de rapina {f}
birds of a feather flock together {proverb} (people of similar character, etc. tend to associate)  :: diga-me com quem andas e eu te direi quem és [tell me who you hang out with and I'll tell you who you are]
birds of the feather flock together {proverb} (birds of a feather flock together) SEE: birds of a feather flock together  ::
birdsong {n} (musical sound made by a bird)  :: canto {m}
birdwatching {n} (observing wild birds)  :: observação de aves {f}, passarinhar [informal]
biretta {n} (square cap)  :: birreta {f}
biro {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
Birobidzhan {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Birobidjan {f}
birth {n} (process of childbearing; beginning of life)  :: nascimento
birth {n} (instance of childbirth)  :: parto {m}, nascimento {m}
birth {n} (beginning or start; a point of origin)  :: nascimento {m}, origem {f}
birth {n} (circumstances of one's background)  :: nascimento {m}
birth {v} (to give birth (to))  :: dar à luz, parir
birth certificate {n} (official document certifying the details of a person's birth)  :: certidão de nascimento
birth control {n} (voluntary control of the number of children conceived)  :: controle de natalidade {m}
birthdate {n} (date of birth) SEE: date of birth  ::
birthday {n} (anniversary)  :: aniversário {m}
birthday {n} (date of birth)  :: data de nascimento {f}
birthday boy {n} (a male whose birthday it is)  :: aniversariante {m} {f}
birthday cake {n} (a cake made to celebrate a birthday)  :: bolo de aniversário {m}
birthday card {n} (greeting card)  :: cartão de aniversário {m}
birthday party {n} (a party held to celebrate a birthday)  :: festa de aniversário {f}
birthday suit {n} (nakedness)  :: in one’s birthday suit: como veio ao mundo
birthmark {n} (a mark on the skin formed before birth)  :: marca de nascimento {f}
birthplace {n} (location)  :: terra natal {f}
birthrate {n} (rate of live births to population)  :: natalidade {f}
birthwort {n} (Aristolochia)  :: aristolóquia {f}
biryani {n} (dish of spiced rice)  :: biryani {m}
biscuit {n} (cracker) SEE: cracker  ::
biscuit {n} (small, flat baked good, see also: cookie)  :: biscoito {m}
bisector {n} (A line or curve that bisects or divides a line segment, angle, or other figure into two equal parts)  :: bisectriz {f}
bisexual {adj} (sexually attracted to both men and women)  :: bissexual, bi
bisexual {adj} (botany: having both male and female organs)  :: bissexuado
bisexual {n} (bisexual person)  :: bissexual, bi {m} {f}
bisexual {adj} (hermaphrodite) SEE: hermaphrodite  ::
bisexuality {n} (psychology)  :: bissexualidade {f}
Bishkek {prop} (capital of Kyrgyzstan)  :: Bishkek {f}
bishop {n} (church official, supervisor of priests and congregations)  :: bispo {m}
bishop {n} (chess piece)  :: bispo {m}
bishopric {n} (diocese)  :: episcopado {m}, bispado {m}
bishopric {n} (function of being bishop)  :: episcopado {m}, bispado {m}
Bislama {prop} (a creole spoken on the South Pacific island-nation of Vanuatu)  :: bislama
bismuth {n} (chemical element)  :: bismuto {m}
bison {n} (A wild ox, Bison bonasus)  :: auroque {m}, bisão {m}, bisão-europeu {m}, bisonte {m}
bison {n} (A similar American animal, Bison bison)  :: bisão {m}, bisão-americano {m}, bisonte {m}
Bissau {prop} (capital of Guinea-Bissau)  :: Bissau {f}
bissextile {n} (leap year) SEE: leap year  ::
bissextile {adj} (having an extra day)  :: bissexto {m}
bissextile year {n} (year with an extra day)  :: ano bissexto {m}
bistro {n} (small restaurant)  :: bistrô {m}
bisyllabic {adj} (comprising two syllables) SEE: disyllabic  ::
bit {n} (metal in horse's mouth)  :: bocado {m}, bocal {m}, morso {m}, freio {m} [Brazil]
bit {n} (rotary cutting tool)  :: broca {f}, pua {f}, verruma {f}
bit {n} (small amount of something)  :: bocado {m}, pedaço {m}, porção {f}, pitada
bit {n} (portion)  :: bocado {m}, pedaço {m}, porção {f}
bit {adv} (to a small extent)  :: um pouco
bit {n} (math: binary digit)  :: bit {m}
bit {n} (computing smallest unit of storage)  :: bit {m}
bit {n} (datum that may take on one of exactly two values)  :: bit {m}
bit {n} (coin) SEE: coin  ::
bit by bit {adv} (small amount at a time)  :: de pouco em pouco
bitch {n} (female canine)  :: cadela {f}, cachorra {f}, loba (wolf)
bitch {n} (disagreeable, aggressive person, usually female)  :: puta {f}, vagabunda {f}, vadia {f}
bitch {v} (complain (about something) spitefully)  :: choramingar
bitch {n} (complaint) SEE: complaint  ::
bitch {n} (playful variation on dog (sense "man")) SEE: dog  ::
bitcoin {n} (cryptocurrency)  :: bitcoin {m}
bite {v} (to cut off a piece by clamping the teeth)  :: morder
bite {v} (to hold something by clamping one’s teeth)  :: abocanhar
bite {v} (to attack with the teeth)  :: morder
bite {v} (to take hold)  :: agarrar
bite {v} (to bite a baited hook or other lure)  :: morder
bite {v} (to fall for a deception)  :: cair
bite {v} (to sting)  :: picar, morder
bite {n} (act of biting)  :: mordedura {f}, mordida {f} [Brazil]
bite {n} (wound left behind after having been bitten)  :: mordedura {f}, mordida {f} [Brazil]
bite {n} (swelling of one's skin caused by an insect's mouthparts or sting)  :: picada {f}
bite {n} (mouthful)  :: bocado {m}
bite off more than one can chew {v} (To try to do too much)  :: dar um passo maior do que a perna
bite the dust {v} (to die)  :: ir desta para a melhor
Bithynia {prop} (ancient region)  :: Bitínia {f}
Bitola {prop} (city)  :: Bitola
bitstock {n} (drill bit-carrying crank for boring holes)  :: pua {f}
bitter {adj} (having an acrid taste)  :: amargo
bitter {adj} (harsh, piercing or stinging)  :: agudo, penetrante
bitter {adj} (hateful or hostile)  :: encarniçado
bitter {adj} (cynical and resentful)  :: amargurado {m}
bitter melon {n} (plant)  :: melão-de-são-caetano {m}
bitter melon {n} (fruit)  :: melão-de-são-caetano {m}
bittern {n} (bird of the subfamily Botaurinae)  :: abetouro
bitterness {n} (quality of being bitter in taste)  :: amargura {f}
bitterness {n} (quality of feeling bitter)  :: amargura {f}
bitter orange {n} (tree)  :: laranjeira-azeda {f}, laranjeira-amarga {f}, laranjeira-da-terra {f}
bitter orange {n} (fruit)  :: laranja azeda {f}, laranja amarga {f}, laranja-da-terra {f}
bittersweet {adj} (both bitter and sweet)  :: agridoce
bittersweet {adj} (expressing contrasting emotions of pain and pleasure)  :: agridoce {m}
bittersweet {n} (the bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara)  :: doce-amarga, dolce-amarga
bitumen {n} (Mineral pitch)  :: betume
bivalve {n} (Any mollusc of taxonomic class Bivalvia)  :: bivalve {m}, bivalvo {m}
bivouac {n} (encampment for the night, usually without tents or covering)  :: bivaque {m}
bivouac {v} (to set up camp)  :: bivacar
biweekly {adj} (occurring every two weeks)  :: quinzenal
biweekly {adv} (every two weeks)  :: uma vez a cada duas semanas
biweekly {adv} (twice a week)  :: duas vezes por semana
bixin {n} (an apocarotenoid that is the active ingredient of annatto)  :: bixina {f}
bizarre {adj} (strangely unconventional)  :: bizarro, estranho
blab {n} (gossip) SEE: gossip  ::
black {adj} (absorbing all light)  :: negro, preto, atro
black {adj} (without light)  :: escuro
black {adj} (relating to persons of African descent)  :: negro, afrodescendente, preto
black {adj} (bad; evil)  :: negro, atro, sombrio
black {adj} (illegitimate, illegal or disgraced)  :: negro, sombrio
black {adj} (without milk)  :: preto
black {n} (colour/color)  :: preto {m}
black {n} (dye, pigment)  :: preto {m}, negro {m}
black {n} (pen, pencil, etc)  :: preto {m}, preta {f}
black {n} (person)  :: negro {m}, negra {f}
black {v} (to blacken) SEE: blacken  ::
black and white {adj} (black-and-white) SEE: black-and-white  ::
black-and-white {adj} (using shades of grey/gray)  :: preto e branco
black-and-white {adj} (displaying images in shades of grey/gray)  :: preto e branco
black bear {n} (American black bear)  :: urso-negro
black bear {n} (Asiatic black bear)  :: urso negro asiático {m}
Blackbeard {prop} (pirate's name)  :: Barba Negra {m}
blackberry {n} (shrub)  :: amoreira {f}
blackberry {n} (fruit)  :: amora {f}
blackberry {n} (blackcurrant) SEE: blackcurrant  ::
blackberry lily {n} (Iris domestica, an ornamental plant)  :: flor-leopardo {f}
blackbird {n} (Turdus merula: blackbird)  :: melro {m}
black bloc {n} (group of individuals during a demonstration)  :: black bloc {m}
blackboard {n} (a surface that can be written upon with chalk)  :: lousa {f}, quadro-negro {m}, quadro de giz {m}, quadro {m}
black box {n} (recorders in an aircraft)  :: caixa-preta {f}, caixa-negra
black box {n} (theoretical construct or device)  :: caixa-preta {f}, caixa-negra {f}
black caiman {n} (caiman)  :: jacaré-açu {m}
blackcap {n} (Sylvia atricapilla)  :: toutinegra {f}
black cat {n} (Martes pennanti) SEE: fisher  ::
black coffee {n} (coffee served without cream or milk)  :: café puro {m}
black-crested antshrike {n} (bird)  :: [Brazil]: Choca-de-crista-preta
blackcurrant {n} (shrub)  :: groselheira negra {f}
blackcurrant {n} (berry)  :: groselha negra {f}
Black Death {prop} (the Black Death)  :: peste negra {f}
Black Ditch {prop} (Taiwan Strait) SEE: Taiwan Strait  ::
black earth {n} (chernozem) SEE: chernozem  ::
black elder {n} (Sambucus nigra) SEE: elder  ::
blacken {v} (make black)  :: enegrecer
blacken {v} (defame, sully)  :: conspurcar
blacken {v} (become black)  :: enegrecer
black eye {n} (bruised eye)  :: olho roxo {m}
black-eyed pea {n} (cowpea bean)  :: feijão-frade {m}, feijão-carito {m}, chícharo {m}
black eyed susan {n} (Rudbeckia hirta)  :: margarida-amarela {f}
black-footed cat {n} (Felis nigripes)  :: gato-bravo-de-patas-negras {m}
Black Forest {prop} (German forest and mountain range)  :: Floresta Negra {f}
Black Forest gâteau {n} (type of gâteau originating in the Black Forest region of Germany)  :: bolo floresta negra {m}, floresta negra {m}
black friar {n} (a member of the religious order of the Dominicans)  :: dominicano {m}
black gold {n} (petroleum)  :: ouro negro {m}
black grouse {n} (Lyrurus tetrix)  :: faisão montês {m}
blackguard {n} (scoundrel) SEE: scoundrel  ::
blackhead {n} (skin blemish)  :: cravo {m}
black-headed gull {n} (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)  :: guincho-comum
black hole {n} (celestial body)  :: buraco negro {m}
black humor {n} (subgenre of comedy)  :: humor negro {m}
black ice {n} (invisible film of ice)  :: gelo negro {m}
blacking {n} (shoe polish) SEE: shoe polish  ::
blackish {adj} (somewhat black)  :: meio negro/preto, um tanto negro/preto
blackjack {n} (card game)  :: vinte-e-um {m}
black lead {n} (graphite) SEE: graphite  ::
Black Legend {prop} (the depiction of Spain as cruel, greedy and fanatical)  :: Lenda Negra {f}
black liquor {n} (a waste product in pulp and paper industry)  :: licor negro {m}, lixívia negra {f}
blacklist {n} (list or set of people or entities to be shunned or banned)  :: lista negra {f}
black locust {n} (Robinia pseudoacacia)  :: acácia-bastarda {f}, acácia-branca {f}, falsa-acácia {f}
black magic {n} (magic derived from evil forces)  :: magia negra {f}
blackmail {n} (payment of money exacted by means of intimidation)  :: chantagem {f}
blackmail {v} (to extort money)  :: chantagear
blackmailer {n} (someone who blackmails)  :: chantagista {m} {f}
black mangrove {n} (Avicennia germinans)  :: siriúba {f}
black market {n} (trade that is in violation of restrictions, rationing or price controls)  :: mercado negro {m}
black market {n} (people who engage in such trade or that sector of the economy)  :: mercado negro {m}
black metal {n} (a subgenre of heavy metal)  :: black metal {m}
black mulberry {n} (tree)  :: amoreira-preta {f}
black mulberry {n} (fruit)  :: amora-preta {f}
blackness {n} (state, property or quality)  :: negridão {f}, negrura {f}, negror {m}
blackout {n} (a temporary loss of consciousness)  :: desmaio {m}
blackout {n} (A large-scale power failure)  :: blecaute {m}, apagão {m}
blackout {n} (The mandatory blinding of all light)  :: blecaute {m}
blackout curtain {n} (A current which blocks light)  :: cortina blackout {f}
black pepper {n} (spice)  :: pimenta-do-reino {f}, pimenta-preta {f}, pimenta-negra {f}, pimenta-redonda {f}
black pudding {n} (a sausage)  :: morcela {f}
black rhinoceros {n} (Diceros bicornis)  :: rinoceronte-negro {m}
black salsify {n} (Scorzonera hispanica)  :: escorcioneira {f}
black scabbardfish {n} (Aphanopus carbo)  :: peixe espada preto {m}
Black Sea {prop} (an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Asia Minor)  :: Mar Negro {m}
black sheep {n} (nonconformist)  :: ovelha negra {f}
black sheep {n} (disliked person)  :: ovelha negra {f}
blackshirt {n} (member of a fascist party) SEE: fascist  ::
blackshirt {n} (uniformed Italian fascist, member of a paramilitary wing of the party)  :: camisa negra {m} {f}
blacksmith {n} (iron forger, see also: smith)  :: ferreiro {m}, ferreira {f}
blacksmith {n} (farrier (colloquial))  :: ferrador {m}
black swan {n} (Cygnus atratus)  :: cisne-negro {m}
black tea {n} (tea leaves which have been "fermented")  :: chá preto {m}
blackthorn {n} (Prunus spinosa)  :: abrunheiro-bravo {m}
black vulture {n} (Aegypius monachus) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
blackwater {n} (contaminated waste water)  :: esgoto {m}
black widow {n} (species of venomous spider)  :: viúva-negra {f}
black widow {n} (a murderous woman)  :: viúva-negra {f}
black willow {n} (Salix nigra)  :: salgueiro-negro {m}
black woodpecker {n} (Dryocopus martius)  :: peto preto
bladder {n} (flexible sac in zoology)  :: bexiga {f}
bladder {n} (urinary bladder) SEE: urinary bladder  ::
bladder cherry {n} (plant having a bright paper-like covering)  :: alquequenje {m}
blade {n} (sharp-edged or pointed working end of a tool or utensil)  :: lâmina {f}
blade {n} (thin plate, foil)  :: lâmina {f}
blade {n} (the flat part of a leaf or petal)  :: limbo {m}
blade {n} (slang term for a weapon such as a dagger)  :: lâmina {f}
blade {n} (flat outer part of an oar)  :: {f}
blade {n} (part of a propeller)  :: {f}, aleta {f}
blade {n} (airfoil in windmills and windturbines)  :: {f}
blade of grass {n} (a single instance of a plant described by the mass noun grass)  :: folha de grama {f}
Blagoveshchensk {prop} (city in Siberia)  :: Blagoveshchensk {f}
blah {n} (nonsense talk)  :: blablablá {m}
Blaise {prop} (male given name)  :: Brás {m}
blame {n} (state of having caused a bad event)  :: culpa {f}
blame {v} (place blame upon)  :: culpar
blame {n} (responsibility) SEE: responsibility  ::
blame {n} (culpability) SEE: culpability  ::
blameworthiness {n} (culpability) SEE: culpability  ::
blameworthy {adj} (deserving blame of censure)  :: culpável
Blanche {prop} (female given name)  :: Branca
bland {adj} (Mild; dull; soft; gentle; smooth in manner; suave)  :: suave
bland {adj} (Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating)  :: suave
bland {adj} (Lacking in taste or vigor)  :: insosso
blank {adj} (free from writing, printing or marks)  :: em branco
blank {n} (simulation cartridge)  :: festim {m}
blank {n} (void space on a paper)  :: branco {m}, lacuna {f}
blank {n} (space to be filled in on a form or template)  :: lacuna {f}
blank {n} (space character)  :: espaço {m}
blank {v} (to make void)  :: apagar
blanket {n} (fabric)  :: cobertor {m}, manta {f}, coberta {f}
blasé {adj} (Unimpressed with something because of over-familiarity)  :: blasé
Blasius {prop} (male given name)  :: Brás {m}
blaspheme {v} (to speak against God or religious doctrine)  :: blasfemar
blasphemous {adj} (lacking piety or respect for the sacred)  :: blasfemo {m}
blasphemy {n} (Irreverence toward something sacred)  :: blasfémia {f} (Portugal), blasfêmia {f} (Brazil)
blast {n} (violent gust of wind)  :: ventania
blast {n} (explosion)  :: explosão
blastema {n} (a clump of undifferentiated cells or blasts from which an organ or body part will develop)  :: blastema {m}
blast furnace {n} (furnace where iron ore is smelted)  :: alto-forno {m}, alto forno {m}
blastoconidium {n} (a holoblastic conidium that detaches at maturity)  :: blastoconídio {m}
blastoderm {n} (point from which the embryo develops)  :: blastoderma {m}, blastoderme {f}
blastopore {n} (the opening into the archenteron)  :: blastóporo {m}
blastula {n} (an early form in the development of an embryo)  :: blástula {f}
blatant {adj} (obvious, on show)  :: óbvio {m}, gritante, evidente
blay {n} (bleak) SEE: bleak  ::
blaze {n} (fast-burning fire)  :: labareda {m}
blazer {n} (a jacket)  :: blazer {m}, blêizer {m}
bleach {v} (to treat with bleach)  :: branquear (clothing), oxigenar (hair)
bleach {n} (chemical)  :: descorante {m}, alvejante {m}, água sanitária {f}
bleachers {n} (tiered, exposed spectator seating)  :: arquibancada
bleak {adj} (without color)  :: pálido {m}, pálida {f}
bleak {adj} (desolate and exposed)  :: desolado
bleak {adj} (cheerless)  :: desanimado
bleak {n} (small European river fish)  :: alburnete {m}
bleary {adj} (Tired, having senses dulled by exhaustion)  :: exausto {m}
bleat {n} (cry of a sheep or a goat)  :: balido {m}
bleat {v} (to make the cry of a sheep or goat)  :: balir
bleed {v} (lose blood)  :: sangrar
bleed {v} (draw blood)  :: sangrar
bleeding {n} (the flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel)  :: sangramento, hemorragia
bleep {n} (high-pitched sound)  :: pi {m}
Blekinge {prop} (a province of southeastern Sweden)  :: Blekinge {f}
blemish {n} (small flaw which spoils the appearance of something)  :: mácula {f}, mancha
blend {n} (mixture)  :: mistura {f}, mescla {f}, combinação {f}, amálgama {f}
blend {n} (in linguistics)  :: cruzamento {m}
blend {v} (to mix)  :: misturar
blende {n} (sphalerite) SEE: sphalerite  ::
blender {n} (machine)  :: liquidificador
blennorrhea {n} (an inordinate secretion and discharge of mucus)  :: blenorragia {f}
blepharospasm {n} (spasm of eyelid)  :: blefaroespasmo {m}, blefarospasmo {m}
bless {v} (confer blessing on)  :: abençoar, bendizer, benzer
blessed {adj} (having divine aid, or protection, or other blessing)  :: abençoado
blessed {adj} (worthy of worship; holy)  :: bendito, bento
blessing {n} (divine or supernatural aid or reward)  :: bênção {f}
blessing {n} (pronouncement invoking divine aid)  :: bênção {f}
blessing {n} (act of declaring, seeking or bestowing favor)  :: bênção {f}, benzimento {m}, bendição {f}
blessing {n} (thing one is glad of)  :: bênção {f}
blessing {n} (prayer before a meal) SEE: grace  ::
bless you {interj} (said to somebody who has sneezed)  :: saúde! [Brazilian], santinho! [European], viva, Deus te crie
bless you {interj} (short for "God bless you") SEE: God bless you  ::
blimp {n} (airship)  :: dirigível {m}
blind {adj} (unable to see)  :: cego
blind {adj} (failing to see)  :: cego
blind {n} (covering for a window)  :: persiana {f}
blind {v} (make temporarily or permanently blind)  :: cegar
blind alley {n} (course of inquiry) SEE: impasse  ::
blind alley {n} (street that leads nowhere) SEE: dead end  ::
blind date {n} (romantic meeting between two people who have never met before, see also: miai)  :: encontro às cegas {m}
blindfold {n} (a covering, usually a bandage, for the eyes)  :: venda {f}
blindfold {n} (something that obscures vision (literally or metaphorically))  :: venda {f}
blindfold {v} (To cover the eyes, in order to make someone unable to see)  :: vendar
blindfold {v} (To obscure understanding or comprehension)  :: vendar
blind gut {n} (caecum) SEE: caecum  ::
blinding {adj} (very bright)  :: cegante, ofuscante
blinding {n} (act of causing blindness)  :: cegamento {m}
blindingly {adv} (extremely) SEE: extremely  ::
blind man's buff {n} (game where someone is blindfolded and tries to touch the others)  :: cabra-cega {f}
blindness {n} (condition of being blind)  :: cegueira {f}
blind spot {n} (place where the optic nerve attaches to the retina)  :: ponto cego {m}
blind spot {n} (part of the road that cannot be seen)  :: ponto cego {m}
blindworm {n} (slowworm) SEE: slowworm  ::
blink {v} (to close and reopen both eyes quickly)  :: piscar
blink {v} (to flash headlights)  :: piscar
blink {v} (to flash on and off at regular intervals)  :: piscar
blink {n} (a quick view)  :: olhadela {f}
blink {n} (The act of very quickly closing both eyes and opening them again)  :: piscada, piscadela {f}
blinker {n} (eye shield)  :: antolho {m}
bliss {n} (perfect happiness)  :: júbilo {m}, gáudio {m}, êxtase {f}
blister {n} (bubble on the skin)  :: bolha {f}
blister {n} (bubble on a painted surface)  :: bolha {f}
Blitzen {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus)  :: Relâmpago {m}
blitzkrieg {n} (fast military offensive)  :: blitzkrieg {f}, guerra-relâmpago {f}
blizzard {n} (severe snowstorm)  :: nevão {m}, nevasca {f}
blizzard {n} (figuratively: large amount of paperwork)  :: montanha {f}, monte {m}
BL Lac object {n} (type of galaxy with AGN)  :: objeto BL Lac
bloat {v} (to cause to become distended)  :: inchar
bloat {v} (to fill soft substance with gas, water, etc)  :: encher
blob {n} (shapeless or amorphous mass)  :: amorfo
block {n} (substantial often approximatey cuboid piece)  :: bloco
block {n} (chopping block; cuboid base for cutting or beheading)  :: bloco {m}
block {n} (group of buildings demarcated by streets)  :: quadra {f}, quarteirão {m}
block {n} (residential building consisting of flats)  :: bloco {m}
block {n} (distance from one street to another)  :: quadra {f}, quarteirão {m}
block {n} (set of paper sheets)  :: resma {f}
block {n} (computing: logical data storage unit)  :: bloco {m}
block {n} (chemistry: portion of macromolecule)  :: bloco
block {n} (something that prevents passing)  :: bloqueio {m}
block {n} (volleyball: defensive play)  :: bloqueio {m}
block {v} (to fill, making it impossible to pass)  :: entupir
block {v} (to prevent passing)  :: bloquear, impedir, obstruir
block {v} (to prevent an action)  :: impedir, bloquear
block {n} (stupid fellow) SEE: blockhead  ::
block {n} (solitary confinement) SEE: solitary confinement  ::
blockade {n} (the isolation of something)  :: bloqueio
blockade {v} (to create a blockade against)  :: bloquear
blockbuster {n} (film or book, that sustains exceptional and widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales)  :: arrasa-quarteirão {m}
blocker {n} (something or someone that blocks)  :: bloqueador {m}
blockhead {n} (stupid person)  :: idiota {m} {f}
block of flats {n} (apartment building) SEE: apartment building  ::
Bloemfontein {prop} (city)  :: Bloemfontein {f}
blog {n} (a personal or corporate website)  :: blog {m}, blogue {m}
blog {v} (to contribute to a blog)  :: blogar
blogger {n} (contributor to a blog)  :: blogueiro {m}, bloguista {m} {f}
blogosphere {n} (the totality of blogs)  :: blogosfera {f}
bloke {n} (man)  :: cara {m}, tipo {m}
blond {n} (fair-haired person)  :: loiro {m}, louro {m}, loira {m}, loura {f}
blond {n} (a pale yellowish color)  :: loiro {m}
blond {adj} (of a pale golden colour)  :: loiro, louro
blond {adj} (having blonde hair or complexion)  :: loiro, louro
blonde {n} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blonde {adj} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blood {n} (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)  :: sangue {m}
blood {n} (family relationship due to birth, e.g. between siblings)  :: sangue {m}
blood {n} (blood test or blood sample)  :: teste/amostra de sangue
blood {v} (to cause to be covered with blood)  :: ensanguentar
blood bank {n} (place where human blood or blood plasma is typed and stored)  :: banco de sangue {m}
bloodbath {n} (indiscriminate killing or slaughter)  :: banho de sangue {m}
blood-brain barrier {n} (structure in the central nervous system)  :: barreira hematoencefálica {f}
blood brother {n} (unrelated male friend confirmed by a ceremonial mingling of blood)  :: irmão de sangue {m}
blood cell {n} (any of the cells normally found in the blood)  :: célula sanguínea {f}
blood clot {n} (thrombus) SEE: thrombus  ::
blood corpuscle {n} (blood cell) SEE: blood cell  ::
blood feud {n} (feud between clans or families) SEE: vendetta  ::
blood flow {n} (continuous circulation of blood in the cardiovascular system)  :: fluxo sanguíneo {m}
blood fluke {n} (schistosome) SEE: schistosome  ::
blood group {n} (blood type) SEE: blood type  ::
bloodhound {n} (dog)  :: sabujo {m}
blood is thicker than water {proverb} (relationships are stronger within the family)  :: o sangue é mais grosso que a água
bloodless {adj} (taking place without loss of blood)  :: incruento
bloodletting {n} (ancient medical practice)  :: sangria {f}
blood libel {n} (accusation that Jews murder children)  :: libelo de sangue {m}
blood orange {n} (type of orange)  :: laranja-da-china {f}
blood plasma {n} (clear fluid portion of blood)  :: plasma sanguíneo {m}
blood pressure {n} (pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins)  :: pressão sanguínea {f}, pressão {f}
blood pudding {n} (blood sausage) SEE: blood sausage  ::
blood red {n} (deep vivid red colour)  :: sanguíneo {m}, sanguino {m}
blood red {adj} (of a deep vivid red colour)  :: sanguíneo, sanguino
bloodroot {n} (plant)  :: sanguinária do Canadá {f}
blood sausage {n} (type of sausage)  :: morcela {f}
bloodshed {n} (shedding or spilling of blood)  :: derramamento de sangue {m}
bloodshed {n} (carnage, destruction of life, slaughter)  :: carnificina {f}, massacre {m}
bloodshot {adj} (reddened and inflamed)  :: injetado
bloodstone {n} (type of green chalcedony)  :: heliotropo {m}, heliotrópio {m}
bloodstream {n} (flow of blood through the circulatory system of an animal)  :: corrente sanguínea {f}
bloodsucker {n} (vampire) SEE: vampire  ::
bloodsucker {n} (parasite) SEE: parasite  ::
bloodsucker {n} (animal that drinks the blood of others)  :: sugador/chupador de sangue {m}
bloodsucker {n} (one who attempts to take as much from others as possible)  :: sanguessuga {f}, parasita {m-f}
blood tax {n} (a tax paid by bloodshed; especially, a derogatory term for military conscription)  :: imposto de sangue {m}
blood test {n} (a serologic analysis of a sample of blood)  :: exame de sangue {m}
bloodthirsty {adj} (eager to resort to violence)  :: sanguinário
blood transfusion {n} (taking blood from one and giving it to another individual)  :: transfusão de sangue {f}
blood type {n} (blood classification)  :: tipo sanguíneo {m}
blood vessel {n} (component of the circulatory system that carries blood)  :: vaso sanguíneo {m}
bloodwood {n} (Brosimum paraense)  :: muirapiranga {f}, conduru {m}
bloodwood {n} (Pterocarpus)  :: pau-sangue {m}, chora-sangue {m}
bloodwork {n} (blood test) SEE: blood test  ::
bloody {adj} (covered in blood)  :: ensanguentado {m}
bloody {adj} (characterised by great bloodshed)  :: sangrento {m}
bloody {adj} (intensifier)  :: puto {m}
bloody mary {n} (cocktail made from vodka and tomato juice)  :: bloody mary {m}, maria sangrenta {f}
bloom {n} (flower) SEE: flower  ::
bloom {n} (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
bloom {v} (open its blooms) SEE: blossom  ::
blooming {adj} (opening in blossoms)  :: florescência
blossom {n} (flowers on trees)  :: flor {f}
blossom {n} (state or season for such flowers)  :: floração {f}, florada {f}
blossom {v} (have or open into blossoms)  :: desabrochar, florir, florescer
blossom {v} (begin to thrive or flourish)  :: florescer, prosperar
blot {n} (blemish, spot or stain)  :: mancha {f}, borrão {m}
blot {n} (stain on someone's reputation or character)  :: mácula {f}
blot {v} (to cause a blot)  :: manchar, borrar
blotch {n} (An uneven patch of color or discoloration)  :: mancha {f}
blotter {n} (piece of blotting paper) SEE: blotting paper  ::
blotting paper {n} (absorbent paper used to dry ink)  :: mata-borrão {m}
blouse {n} (an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt)  :: blusa {f}
blouse {n} (military: a loose-fitting uniform jacket)  :: blusão {m}
blow {v} (to produce an air current)  :: soprar, assoprar, bufar
blow {v} (to propel by an air current)  :: soprar, assoprar
blow {v} (to be propelled by an air current)  :: ser soprado
blow {v} (to create or shape by blowing)  :: assoprar
blow {v} (to blow a musical instrument to make it give a sound)  :: assoprar
blow {v} (to make a sound as if being blown)  :: assoprar
blow {v} ((of a cetacean) exhale visibly through the spout the seawater)  :: assoprar
blow {v} (to explode)  :: explodir, estourar
blow {v} (to cause to explode)  :: explodir, estourar
blow {v} (to cause sudden destruction)  :: detonar
blow {v} (be very undesirable)  :: ser ruim/uma porcaria, uma merda
blow {v} (to squander)  :: jogar fora
blow {v} (to fellate)  :: chupar
blow {v} (to leave)  :: vazar, sair
blow {n} (strong wind)  :: ventania {f}
blow {n} (act of striking or hitting)  :: golpe {m}
blow {n} (damaging occurrence)  :: desgraça {f}
blow {n} (cocaine) SEE: snow  ::
blow {v} (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
blow-dryer {n} (an electrical device used for drying hair) SEE: hairdryer  ::
blower {n} (person)  :: assoprador {m}, soprador
blower {n} (device)  :: soprador
blower {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
blowfish {n} (any species of fish of the family Tetraodontidae that have the ability to inflate themselves to a globe)  :: baiacu {m}, peixe-balão {m}, fugu {m}
blowfish {n} (a delicacy popular in Japan served raw as sushi that may, if improperly prepared, contain deadly levels of neurotoxins)  :: fugu {m}
blowfly {n} (flies of the family Calliphoridae)  :: varejeira {f}
blowgun {n} (weapon)  :: zarabatana {f}
blowjob {n} (the act of fellatio)  :: boquete {m}; felação, chupeta {f}, chupada {f}
blow me down {interj}  :: macacos me mordam {m}
blow off steam {v} (To rant or shout in order to relieve stress)  :: desabafar
blow one's nose {v} (to expel mucus from nose)  :: assoar o nariz
blow one's top {v} (lose one's temper) SEE: lose one's temper  ::
blowpipe {n} (weapon) SEE: blowgun  ::
blowtorch {n} (tool)  :: maçarico {f}
blow up {v} (to explode (transitive))  :: explodir
blow up {v} (to explode (intransitive))  :: explodir
blow up {v} (to inflate)  :: encher
blow up {v} (to enlarge)  :: ampliar
blow up in one's face {v} (fail disastrously)  :: explodir na cara de
bludgeon {n} (short heavy club)  :: clava {f}
blue {n} (sky, literally or figuratively) SEE: sky  ::
blue {adj} (blue-colored)  :: azul, azulado
blue {adj} (depressed)  :: deprimido, triste, melancólico
blue {adj} (pornographic)  :: pornográfico, pornô, profano
blue {n} (colour)  :: azul {m}
blue {n} (blue pigment)  :: azul {m}
blue {v} (to make blue)  :: azular
blue {v} (to turn blue)  :: azular
blue {n} (argument) SEE: argument  ::
blue {n} (blue uniform) SEE: blues  ::
blue {n} (bluefish) SEE: bluefish  ::
Bluebeard {prop} (the title character)  :: Barba Azul {m}
blueberry {n} (fruit)  :: mirtilo {m}
blueberry {n} (plant)  :: mirtilo {m}
blue blood {n} (noble or aristocratic ancestry)  :: sangue azul
bluebottle {n} (man-of-war) SEE: man-of-war  ::
bluebottle {n} (cornflower) SEE: cornflower  ::
bluebottle {n} (blowfly of the genus Calliphora)  :: varejeira azul {f}
blue cheese {n} (kind of cheese with bluish mold)  :: queijo azul {m}
blue-eyed {adj} (having blue eyes)  :: de olhos azuis
blue-eyed boy {n} (someone's favourite, especially a young one)  :: menina dos olhos {f}
bluefish {n} (Pomatomus saltatrix)  :: anchova {f}, enchova {f}
blue giant {n} (very luminous star)  :: gigante azul {f}
blue green {adj} (colour/color)  :: azul-esverdeado
blue-green {adj} (color between blue and green)  :: verde-água
blue jay {n} (Species of North American jay)  :: gaio {m}
blue jeans {n} (denim trousers, see also: jeans)  :: jeans azuis {m-p}
blue mussel {n} (Mytilus edulis)  :: mexilhão {m}
blueprint {n} (cyanotype reproduction process)  :: cianotipo {m}
blueprint {n} (any detailed technical drawing)  :: planta {f}, projeto {m}
blues {n} (musical form)  :: blues {m}
blues {n} (musical composition)  :: blues {m}
blues {n} (feeling of sadness)  :: tristeza {f}
blue screen {n} (blue screen of death) SEE: blue screen of death  ::
blue screen of death {n} (screen indicating a system error)  :: tela azul da morte {f}
bluestone {n} (slate) SEE: slate  ::
bluestone {n} (limestone) SEE: limestone  ::
bluestone {n} (basalt) SEE: basalt  ::
blue supergiant {n} (a large blue giant)  :: supergigante azul {f}
bluethroat {n} (bird)  :: pisco-de-peito-azul {m}
blue tit {n} (bird)  :: chapim-azul {m}
bluetongue {n} (disease of ruminants)  :: febre catarral {f}, língua azul {f}
Bluetooth {prop} (personal area wireless network)  :: Bluetooth {m}
blue whale {n} (a whale, Balaenoptera musculus)  :: baleia-azul {f}
blue-winged kookaburra {n} (Dacelo leachii)  :: kookaburra-azul {f}
bluff {n} (act of bluffing)  :: blefe {m}
bluff {n} (poker: attempt to represent yourself as holding a stronger hand than you do)  :: blefe {m}
bluff {v} (to make a bluff)  :: blefar
bluff {v} (to scare with a false show of strength)  :: blefar, enganar, iludir, ludibriar
bluff {n} (high, steep bank)  :: falésia {f}, ribanceira {f}, despenhadeiro {m}, precipício {m}
bluish {adj} (somewhat blue in color)  :: azulado
blunder {n} (mistake)  :: erro {m}, confusão {m}, gafe {f}, mico {m}, pontapé {m}
blunderbuss {n} (old style of firearm with a distinctive large opening at the muzzle)  :: bacamarte
blunt {adj} (having a thick edge or point, not sharp)  :: cego, rombo, obtuso
blunt {adj} (dull in understanding; slow of discernment)  :: obtuso
blunt {adj} (abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious)  :: brusco
blunt {adj} (hard to impress or penetrate)  :: obtuso
blunt {n} (cigar filled with marijuana)  :: beque {m}
blunt {v} (to dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker)  :: cegar
blunt {v} (to repress or weaken)  :: reprimir
blur {v} (make indistinct or hazy, to obscure or dim)  :: desfocar
blur {v} (smear, stain or smudge)  :: borrar
blur {n} (A smear, smudge or blot)  :: borrão {m}
blurb {n} (a short description of a book, film, or other work)  :: sinopse, resumo, síntese
blurriness {n} (characteristic of being blurry)  :: desfocagem {f}
blurry {adj} (not clear, crisp, or focused)  :: borrado, desfocado
blush {n} (an act of blushing)  :: enrubescimento {m}, corar
blush {n} (makeup)  :: blush {m}
blush {v} (to redden in the face from shame, excitement or embarrassment)  :: corar, ruborizar, enrubescer
blustery {adj} (blowing in loud and abrupt bursts)  :: tempestuoso
Bluto {prop} (the antagonist of Popeye)  :: Brutus {m}
boa {n} (snake)  :: jiboia {f}, boa {f}
boar {n} (wild boar) SEE: wild boar  ::
boar {n} (male pig)  :: barrão {m}, cachaço {m}
board {n} (piece of wood or other material)  :: tábua
board {n} (amount paid for meals and lodging)  :: diária, despesa
board {n} (device containing electrical switches)  :: painel de controle {m}
board {n} (blackboard, whiteboard, etc.)  :: quadro {m}, lousa {f}
board {n} (committee)  :: conselho {m}, comitê {m}, junta {f}
board {n} (side of a ship)  :: bordo
board {v} (to step or climb)  :: embarcar
board {v} (to provide someone with meals and lodging)  :: hospedar
board {v} (to receive meals and lodging in exchange for money)  :: hospedar-se
board {v} (nautical: to capture an enemy ship)  :: embarcar
board {n} (basketball: a rebound)  :: rebatida, taco
board game {n} (game played on a board)  :: jogo de tabuleiro {m}
boarding {n} (embarkation)  :: embarque {m}
boarding house {n} (private house for paying guests)  :: pensão {f}, pensionato {m}
boarding pass {n} (a document to board a plane, ship, etc.)  :: cartão de embarque {f}
boarding school {n} (school which provides board and lodging)  :: colégio interno {m}, internato {m}
board of directors {n} (group of people elected by stockholders)  :: diretoria {f}
boards {n} (examination)  :: comentários
board up {v} (to block doors or windows with boards)  :: fechar com tábuas
boast {n} (brag)  :: ostentação {f}
boast {v} (to brag; to talk loudly in praise of oneself)  :: ostentar, exibir-se, gabar
boastful {adj} (tending to boast or brag)  :: orgulhoso {m}
boat {n} (water craft)  :: barco {m}, bote {m}
boatload {n} (A large quantity.)  :: variedade, carregamento
boatman {n} (a man in charge of a small boat)  :: barqueiro {m}
boatswain {n} (the officer (or warrant officer) in charge of sails, rigging, anchors, cables etc. and all work on deck of a sailing ship)  :: contramestre {m}
bob {n} (bobber) SEE: float  ::
bob {n} (curtsey) SEE: curtsey  ::
Bob {n} (person or system receiving a message)  :: Bob {m}
bobber {n} (buoyant fishing device) SEE: float  ::
bobbin {n} (spool around which wire is coiled)  :: bobina {f}, carretel {m}
bobbin {n} (small spool in a sewing machine)  :: carretel {m}
bobcat {n} (North American wild cat)  :: lince-vermelho {m}
Boccaccian {adj} (of or pertaining to Boccaccio or his works)  :: bocaciano
bocce {n} (A game similar to bowls or pétanque)  :: bocha {f}
Boche {n} (German) SEE: German  ::
bodge {v} (do a clumsy or inelegant job) SEE: botch  ::
bodhicitta {n}  :: bodicita {m}
bodhisattva {n} (bodhisattva)  :: bodhisattva {m} {f}
bodice {n} (kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone)  :: corpete {m}
bodily {adj} (relating to the body)  :: corporal, corpóreo
bodily fluid {n} (biofluid)  :: fluido corporal {m}
bodkin {n} (dagger) SEE: dagger  ::
bodkin {n} (hairpin) SEE: hairpin  ::
body {n} (physical structure of a human or animal)  :: corpo {m}
body {n} (fleshly or corporeal nature of a human)  :: corpo {m}
body {n} (corpse)  :: corpo {m}
body {n} (torso)  :: corpo {m}
body {n} (largest or most important part of anything (e.g. car bodywork))  :: grosso {m}, carroceria {f}
body {n} (organisation, company or other authoritative group)  :: organismo {m}, ente {m}
body {n} (group having a common purpose or opinion)  :: organização {f}
body {n} (collection of knowledge)  :: corpus {m}
body {n} (any physical object or material thing)  :: corpo {m}
body {n} (substance, material presence)  :: sustância {f}, substância {f}
body {n} (comparative viscosity, solidity or substance)  :: substância {f}
bodybuilder {n} (a person who uses diet and exercise to build an aesthetically muscular physique)  :: culturista {m-f}
bodybuilding {n} (sport of muscle development)  :: fisiculturismo {m}, culturismo {m}, fisioculturismo {m}
body clock {n} (biological clock) SEE: biological clock  ::
body corporate {n} (corporation) SEE: corporation  ::
body corporate {n} (legal person) SEE: legal person  ::
body double {n} (film stand-in)  :: dublê de corpo {m-f}
bodyguard {n} (person responsible for protecting an individual)  :: guarda-costas {m}
body language {n} (non-verbal communication)  :: linguagem corporal {f}
body mass index {n} (the measure of the weight in comparison with the height of a person)  :: índice de massa corporal {m}
body odour {n} (unpleasant smell on a perons's body)  :: odor corporal {m}
body of water {n} (significant accumulation of water)  :: corpo d'água {m}, corpo de água {m}
body part {n} (anatomy: part of organism)  :: parte do corpo {f}
Boeing {prop} (An American aerospace company)  :: Boeing {f}
Boeotia {prop} (a district in Greece)  :: Beócia {f}
Boeotian {adj} (pertaining to Boeotia)  :: beócio
Boeotian {adj} (stupid, foolish)  :: beócio
Boeotian {n} (inhabitant of Boeotia)  :: beócio {m}
Boeotian {n} (simpleton)  :: beócio {m}
Boer {n} (South African of Dutch descent)  :: bóer {m} {f} [Portugal], bôer {m} {f} [Brazil]
boffin {n} (scientist or engineer)  :: cientista {m} {f}
bog {n} (expanse of marshland)  :: turfeira {f}
bog {v} (to become mired or stuck)  :: atolar
bog {n} (coarse slang for toilet) SEE: shitter  ::
bogatyr {n} (medieval Russian heroic warrior)  :: bogatyr {m}, bogatir {m}
bog down {v} (to become stuck)  :: atolar
bogey {n} (booger) SEE: booger  ::
bogeyman {n} (menacing, ghost-like monster in children's stories)  :: bicho-papão {m}
bogie {n} (cigarette) SEE: cigarette  ::
bogie {n} (ghost) SEE: ghost  ::
bogie {n} (booger) SEE: booger  ::
Bogomil {n} (member of a dualist Christian sect)  :: bogomilo
Bogomilism {n} (beliefs and practices of the Bogomils)  :: bogomilismo {m}
Bogotá {prop} (Bogota) SEE: Bogota  ::
Bogota {prop} (capital of Colombia)  :: Bogotá {f}
bogue {n} (bayou) SEE: bayou  ::
bogus {adj} (counterfeit or fake; not genuine)  :: falso {m}, falsificado {m}, adulterado {m}
Bohemia {prop} (The region of the Czech Republic)  :: Boémia {f}, Boêmia {f}
Bohemian {n} (native or resident of Bohemia)  :: boêmio {m} [Brazil], boémio {m} [Portugal]
Bohemian {n} (dialect of the Czech language)  :: boêmio {m} [Brazil], boémio {m} [Portugal]
Bohemian {n} (marginalized and impoverished young artist)  :: boêmio {m} [Brazil], boémio {m} [Portugal]
Bohemian {adj} (of, or relating to Bohemia or its language)  :: boêmio {m} [Brazil], boémio {m} [Portugal]
Bohemian {adj} (of, or relating to the untraditional lifestyles of marginalized and impoverished artists)  :: boêmio {m} [Brazil], boémio {m} [Portugal]
bohemium {n} (rhenium) SEE: rhenium  ::
bohrium {n} (chemical element)  :: bório {m}
boil {n} (accumulation of pus)  :: abcesso, furúnculo {m}, pústula {f}, carbúnculo {m}, cisto {m}, íngua {f}, bubão {m}, tumor {m}
boil {n} (point at which fluid begins to change to a vapour)  :: fervura {f}
boil {v} (heat (a liquid) until it begins to turn into a gas)  :: ferver
boil {v} (cook in boiling water)  :: ferver
boil {v} (begin to turn into a gas)  :: ferver, evaporar
boiled {adj} (angry) SEE: angry  ::
boiled {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
boiled egg {n} (boiled egg (generic))  :: ovo cozido {m}
boiled egg {n} (hard-boiled egg)  :: ovo cozido {m}
boiled egg {n} (soft-boiled egg)  :: ovo quente {m}
boiler {n} (device for heating circulating water)  :: caldeira {f}
boiler {n} (hot water heater with storage)  :: caldeira {f}
boiler room {n} (a room that houses the boiler)  :: sala da caldeira
boiling {adj} (that boil(s))  :: fervente
boiling point {n} (temperature at which a liquid boils)  :: ponto de ebulição {m}
boisterous {adj} (full of energy; noisy)  :: ruidoso
boisterous {adj} (characterized by violence and agitation; wild; stormy)  :: tumultuoso
bok choy {n} (Chinese cabbage, Brassica rapa chinensis)  :: couve-chinesa {f}
Bokmål {prop} (language)  :: bokmal {m}
bold {adj} (courageous, daring)  :: corajoso, bravo, audacioso
bold {adj} (having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface)  :: negrito
bold {adj} (presumptuous) SEE: presumptuous  ::
boldly {adv} (in a bold manner)  :: audazmente
boldness {n} (courage)  :: valentia {f}
Bolivarian {adj} (of or relating to Simon Bolívar)  :: bolivariano
Bolivia {prop} (country in South America)  :: Bolívia {f}
Bolivian {n} (Bolivian person)  :: boliviano {m}
Bolivian {adj} (pertaining to Bolivia)  :: boliviano
Bolivian slaty antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: [Brazil]: choca-da-bolívia
bollard {n} (post to secure mooring lines)  :: cabeço {m}
bollard {n} (post preventing vehicles from entering pedestrian area)  :: pilarete {m}
Bollywood {prop} (Indian film industry)  :: Bollywood {m}
Bologna {prop} (city)  :: Bolonha {f}
bolognese {n} (Italian sauce)  :: molho à bolonhesa {m}
Bolognese {adj} (of or relating to Bologna)  :: bolonhês
Bolognian {adj} (of or relating to Bologna) SEE: Bolognese  ::
Bolshevik {n} (Bolshevik)  :: bolchevique {m}
bolster {n} (a large cushion or pillow)  :: cabeceira {f}
bolster {v} (to brace, reinforce, secure, or support)  :: apoiar
bolt {n} (metal fastener)  :: parafuso
bolt {n} (sliding pin or bar in a lock)  :: trinco {f}, ferrolho {m}, tranca {f}
bolt {n} (bar to prevent a door from being forced open)  :: barra {f}, tranca {f}
bolt {n} (short, stout, blunt-headed arrow)  :: virote {m}
bolt {n} (lightning spark)  :: relâmpago {m}, faísca {m}
bolt {n} (large roll of material)  :: rolo {m}
bolt {v} (to connect pieces using a bolt)  :: aparafusar
bolt {v} (to secure a door)  :: trancar
bolt from the blue {n} (something totally unexpected)  :: imprevisto {m}
Bolzano {prop} (town and capital of Bolzano)  :: Bolzano
bomb {n} (device filled with explosives)  :: bomba {f}
bomb {v} (attack with bombs)  :: bombardear, bombear
bomb {n} (success) SEE: success  ::
bombard {n} (medieval primitive cannon)  :: bombarda {f}
bombard {v} (to attack something with bombs, artillery shells, or other missiles)  :: bombardear
bombard {v} (to attack something or someone by directing objects at them)  :: bombardear
bombard {v} (to direct at a substance an intense stream of high-energy particles, usually sub-atomic or made of at most a few atoms)  :: bombardear
bombardier beetle {n} (beetle)  :: besouro bombardeiro {m}
bombardment {n} (act of bombing, esp towns or cities)  :: bombardeamento, bombardeio
bombastic {adj} (pompous or overly wordy)  :: bombástico
Bombay {n} (Mumbai) SEE: Mumbai  ::
Bombay {n} (former name of Mumbai, see also: Mumbai)  :: Bombaim
Bombay {n} (cat)  :: bombaim {m}
Bombay cat {n} (Bombay) SEE: Bombay  ::
bomber {n} (aircraft)  :: bombardeiro {m}
bombing {n} (action of dropping bombs from the air)  :: bombardeio {m}
bombproof {n} (air-raid shelter) SEE: air-raid shelter  ::
bombshell {n} (a bomb or artillery shell designed to explode on impact)  :: bomba {f}, granada {f}
bombshell {n} (something that is very surprising, shocking, amazing or sensational)  :: bomba {f}, sensação {f}
bomb shelter {n} (air-raid shelter) SEE: air-raid shelter  ::
bona fide {adj} (done in good faith)  :: em boa fé
bona fide {adj} (genuine)  :: genuíno
bona fides {n} (good faith) SEE: good faith  ::
Bonapartism {n} (pratices and ideology of Napoleon Bonaparte)  :: bonapartismo {m}
Bonapartist {n} (one attached to Napoleon's policy)  :: bonapartista {m} {f}
bon appétit {interj} (used to wish someone enjoyment of the meal they are about to eat)  :: bom apetite, bom proveito
Bonaventure {prop} (male given name)  :: Boaventura {m}
bond {n} (that which binds, a band)  :: ligação {m}
bond {n} (link, connection or union)  :: ligação
bond {n} (in chemistry, a link or force between neighbouring atoms in a molecule)  :: ligação
bond {n} (binding agreement, a covenant)  :: laço {m}, vínculo {m}
bond {n} (documentary obligation to pay a sum or to perform a contract)  :: vínculo {m}
bondage {n} (The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery)  :: escravidão {f}
bone {n} (material)  :: osso {m}
bone {n} (component of a skeleton)  :: osso {m}
bone {n} (fishbone)  :: espinha {f}
bone {v} (to remove bones)  :: desossar
bone {v} (slang: have sexual intercourse with)  :: transar, foder, comer
boned {adj} (beset with difficult or impossible situation)  :: ferrado [slang]
bone marrow {n} (bone marrow)  :: medula óssea {f}
boner {n} (erect penis)  :: pau duro {m}, tesão {m}
boner {n} (rigid state of penis or clitoris) SEE: erection  ::
bonfire {n} (fire to burn unwanted items or people)  :: fogueira {f}
bonfire {n} (large, outdoor controlled fire)  :: fogueira {f}
bongo {n} (mammal)  :: bongo {m}
bongo {n} (drum)  :: bongô {m}
bongo drum {n} (bongo) SEE: bongo  ::
Boniface {prop} (male given name) SEE: Bonifatius  ::
Bonifatius {prop} (male given name)  :: Bonifácio {m}
bonjour {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
bonkers {adj} (mad, crazy)  :: maluco, doido, pirado
Bonn {prop} (a city in Germany)  :: Bona {f}, Bonn {f}
bonnet {n} (cover over the engine of a motor car)  :: capô {m}
bonobo {n} (pygmy chimpanzee)  :: bonobo {m}
bonsai {interj} (a miniaturized tree or plant)  :: bonsai {m}
bonsai {interj} (the art of growing miniaturized trees or plants)  :: bonsai {m}
bonus {n} (something extra that is good)  :: bónus {m} [Portugal], bônus {m} [Brazil], bonus {m}
bonus {n} (extra amount of money given as a premium)  :: bónus {m} [Portugal], bônus {m} [Brazil], bonus {m}
bon voyage {interj} (wish of good journey)  :: boa viagem
bony {adj} (resembling, having the appearance or consistence of, or relating to bone)  :: ósseo
bony {adj} (full of bones)  :: ossudo
bony {adj} (having prominent bones)  :: ossudo
bonze {n} (Buddhist monk or priest in East Asia)  :: bonzo {m}
boo {interj} (loud exclamation intended to scare someone)  :: bu
boo {interj} (word used ironically in a situation where one might have scared someone, but said someone was not scared)  :: bu
boo {interj} (exclamation used by a member of an audience)  :: bu
boo {n} (derisive shout)  :: vaia {f}, apupo {m}
boo {v} (to shout boos derisively (intransitive))  :: vaiar, apupar
boob {n} (breast (colloquial))  :: mama {f}
boo-boo {v} (A minor injury)  :: dodói
booby {n} (stupid person)  :: tolo {m}
booby {n} (bird)  :: mergulhão {m}
booby trap {n} (antipersonnel device deliberately hidden or disguised as a harmless object)  :: armadilha {f}
booger {n} (a piece of solid or semi-solid mucus)  :: macaco {m}, meleca {f}, catota {f}
boogie {n} (Dancing, usually exhibiting movements of the buttocks)  :: rebolado {m}
book {n} (collection of sheets of paper bound together containing printed or written material)  :: livro {m}
book {n} (convenient collection of small paper items, such as stamps)  :: álbum {m}
book {n} (major division of a published work, larger than a chapter)  :: livro {m}, parte {f}
book {n} (script of a musical)  :: livreto {m}
book {n} (usually in plural: records of the accounts of a business)  :: livro {m}
book {v} (to reserve)  :: reservar
book {v} (to write down, register, record)  :: anotar
book {v} (to record the details of an offender)  :: multar
book {n} (ebook) SEE: e-book  ::
bookbinder {n} (person whose profession is binding books)  :: encadernador {m}
bookbinding {n} (art, craft or process of binding books)  :: encadernação {f}
bookcase {n} (furniture displaying books)  :: estante {f}
bookie {n} (bookmaker) SEE: bookmaker  ::
booking {n} (writing something in (a) book(s))  :: anotar
booking {n} (reservation for a service)  :: reserva {f}
bookjacket {n} (jacket of a book) SEE: dust jacket  ::
bookkeeping {n} (skill of keeping records of financial transactions)  :: escrituração {f}
booklet {n} (small book)  :: livreto {m}
book lung {n} (A lamellate respiratory organ found in arachnids)  :: filotraquéia {f}
bookmaker {n} (a person who calculates odds and accepts bets; a bookie)  :: agenciador de apostas
bookmark {n} (strip used to mark a place in a book)  :: marcador {m}, marca-livro {m}, marcador de páginas
bookmark {n} (record of the address of a file or page)  :: favorito {m}, marcador {m}
Book of Mormon {prop} (one of the sacred works of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)  :: O Livro de Mórmon {m}
bookrack {n} (rack for books) SEE: bookshelf  ::
bookseller {n} (person)  :: livreiro {m}
bookseller {n} (business)  :: livraria {f}
bookshelf {n} (shelf for storing books)  :: estante
bookshop {n} (shop that sells books)  :: livraria {f}
bookstand {n} (stand made for holding books open)  :: atril
bookstore {n} (bookshop) SEE: bookshop  ::
bookworm {n} (insect)  :: traça {f}
bookworm {n} (avid reader)  :: rato de biblioteca {m}, bibliófago {m}
Boolean {adj} (logic: pertaining to data items that have values “true” and “false”)  :: booleano
Boolean {n} (logic: a variable)  :: booleano {m}
boom {v} (to make a loud, resonant sound)  :: estrondear, ribombar
boom {n} (abrupt, low-pitched sound)  :: estrondo {m}
boom {interj} (sound of explosion)  :: bum
boom {n} (spar extending the foot of a sail)  :: retranca {f}
boom {n} (horizontal member of a crane)  :: lança {f}
boom {n} (period of prosperity)  :: boom {m}
boom {v} (to be prosperous)  :: florescer, prosperar
boomerang {n} (flat curved airfoil)  :: bumerangue
boon {n} (A blessing or benefit)  :: bênção {f}
boor {n} (an uncultured person)  :: rústico {m}
boorish {adj} (behaving as a boor)  :: caipira [Brazil]
boost {v} (to lift or push from behind)  :: impulsionar
boot {n} (heavy shoe that covers part of the leg)  :: bota {f}
boot {n} (the act or process of bootstrapping)  :: inicialização {f}, boot {m}
boot {v} (to start a system)  :: iniciar, inicializar
boot {n} (kick) SEE: kick  ::
boot {n} (luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car) SEE: trunk  ::
bootblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
booth {n} (A small stall for the display and sale of goods)  :: banca {f}
booth {n} (An enclosure just big enough to accommodate one standing person)  :: cabine {f}
bootlicker {n} (person who behaves in a servile or obsequious manner)  :: puxa-saco {m} {f}
bootstrap {n} (the process by which the operating system of a computer is loaded into its memory)  :: arranque {m}
bootstrap {v} (to load the operating system)  :: boot {m}, inicialização {f}
bootstrap {v}  :: desenrascar
booty {n} (plunder)  :: espólio {m}
booty {n} (The buttocks)  :: bunda {f}
booze {n} (any alcoholic beverage)  :: bebida {f}, birita {f}
Bophuthatswana {prop} (a former bantustan of South Africa)  :: Bophuthatswana {m}
borage {n} (Borago officinalis)  :: borragem
borane {n} (any binary compound of boron and hydrogen)  :: borano {m}
borax {n} (crystalline salt)  :: bórax {m}
Bordeaux {prop} (a city in France)  :: Bordéus
bordello {n} (brothel) SEE: brothel  ::
border {n} (the outer edge of something)  :: borda {f}, margem {f}
border {n} (a decorative strip around the edge of something)  :: orla {f}
border {n} (the line or frontier area separating regions)  :: fronteira {f}, raia {f}
border {v} ((transitive) to put a border on something)  :: orlar
border {v} ((transitive) to lie on, or adjacent to a border)  :: fazer fronteira com
border collie {n} (border collie)  :: border collie {m}
Border Collie {n} (Border Collie) SEE: border collie  ::
bordereau {n} (a statement with listing)  :: borderô {m}
borderer {n} (person who resides near a border)  :: raiano {m}
borderland {n} (land near a border)  :: fronteira {f}
borderline {n} (boundary)  :: fronteira {f}
border on {v} (To be almost like some other thing)  :: beirar
bordure {n} (contrasting border round a shield)  :: bordura {f}
bore {v} (to make a hole)  :: cavar
bore {v} (to inspire boredom)  :: chatear, aborrecer, entediar
boreal {adj} (relating to the north)  :: boreal
Boreas {prop} (Greek god)  :: Bóreas {m}
bored {adj} (suffering from boredom)  :: aborrecido, chateado, entediado
boredom {n} (state of being bored)  :: aborrecimento {m}, tédio {m}
boric acid {n} (White crystalline solid soluble as a weak acid)  :: ácido bórico {m}
boring {adj} (inciting boredom)  :: entediante, enfadonho, chato, maçante
Boris {prop} (male given name)  :: Bóris {m}
Borjomi {prop} (resort town)  :: Borjomi
born {adj} (given birth to)  :: nascido, nato, nado
born {v} (be born) SEE: be born  ::
Borneo {prop} (island)  :: Bornéu
Bornholm {prop} (Danish island in the Baltic Sea)  :: Bornholm {f}
born with a silver spoon in one's mouth {adj} (born rich or in a wealthy family)  :: nascer em berço de ouro
boro {v} (borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
boron {n} (chemical element)  :: boro {m}
borough {n} (administrative district)  :: município {m}, concelho {m}, distrito {m}
borough {n} (municipal burough)  :: município {m}, concelho {m}, distrito {m}
borrow {v} (receive temporarily)  :: emprestar, tomar emprestado
borrow {v} (adopt (an idea) as one's own)  :: adoptar
borrow {v} (in a subtraction)  :: transportar
borrower {n} (one who borrows)  :: emprestador {m}
borrowing {n} (loanword) SEE: loanword  ::
borscht {n} (beetroot soup)  :: borscht {m}, borsch {m}
borzoi {n} (breed of dog)  :: borzói {m}, borzoi {m}
Bose-Einstein condensate {n} (gaseous superfluid)  :: condensado de Bose-Einstein {m}
Bosna {prop} (river in Bosnia and Herzegovina)  :: Bosna {m}
Bosnia {prop} (northern part of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a geographic and historical entity)  :: Bósnia {f}
Bosnia {prop} (short for 'Bosnia and Herzegovina')  :: Bósnia
Bosnia and Herzegovina {prop} (country on the Balkan peninsula)  :: Bósnia e Herzegovina {f}, Bósnia-Herzegóvina {f}
Bosniak {n} (person belonging to autochthonous South Slavic people)  :: bosníaco {m}
Bosniak {n}  :: bósnio {m}
Bosnian {adj} (of or pertaining to Bosnia)  :: bósnio {m}
Bosnian {n} (the people)  :: bósnio {m}
Bosnian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: bósnio {m}
bosom {n} (chest, breast)  :: seio {m}
boson {n} (particle)  :: bóson {m}, bosão {m}
bosonic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or resembling a boson)  :: bosônico
Bosphorus {prop} (a strait that passes through Istanbul)  :: Bósforo {m}
boss {n} (supervisor)  :: supervisor {m}, chefe {m} {f}, capataz {m} {f}
boss {n} (person in charge)  :: chefe {m} {f}
boss {n} (head of a political party)  :: líder {m} {f}
boss {n} (term of address to a man)  :: chefe {m}
boss {n} (enemy in video game)  :: chefe {m}, chefão {m}, guardião {m}
bossy {adj} (tending to give orders to others)  :: mandão {m}
Boston {prop} (place name)  :: Boston {f}
bot {n} (robot) SEE: robot  ::
bot {n} (larva of a botfly)  :: berne {m}
bot {n} (a piece of software for doing repetitive tasks)  :: bot {m}
botanic {adj} (pertaining to botany) SEE: botanical  ::
botanical {adj} (Of or pertaining to botany)  :: botânico
botanical garden {n} (a place where a variety of plants are grown for scientific reasons)  :: jardim botânico {m}
botanical name {n} (scientific name of plants)  :: nome botânico {m}
botanic garden {n} (botanical garden) SEE: botanical garden  ::
botanist {n} (a person engaged in botany)  :: botânico {m}, botânica {f}, botanista {m} {f}
botanize {v} (do the work of a botanist)  :: botanizar
botany {n} (scientific study of plants)  :: botânica {f}
botch {v} (to perform (a task) in an unacceptable or incompetent manner)  :: arruinar
botch {v} (to do something without skill, without care, or clumsily)  :: atrapalhar-se
Boötes {prop} (a constellation)  :: boieiro {m}
botfly {n} (insect)  :: mosca-varejeira {f}
both {determiner} (each of two; one and the other)  :: ambos
both {conj} (both...and...)  :: ambos ... e ..., tanto ... quanto ...
bother {v} (to annoy, disturb)  :: incomodar
bother {v} (make or take trouble)  :: dar-se ao trabalho
bother {v} (to do something which is of negligible inconvenience)  :: dar-se ao trabalho
bother {n} (trouble, inconvenience)  :: incômodo {m}
bother {interj} (mild expression of annoyance)  :: porcaria!, droga!
Botswana {prop} (Republic of Botswana)  :: Botsuana {f}
bottle {n} (container)  :: garrafa {f}, botelha {f}
bottle {n} (contents of such a container)  :: garrafa {f}
bottle {v} (seal (a liquid) into a bottle for later consumption)  :: engarrafar, embotelhar
bottle {n} (container with a rubber nipple) SEE: baby bottle  ::
bottle bank {n} (container)  :: vidrão {m}
bottle gourd {n} (calabash) SEE: calabash  ::
bottleneck {n} (neck of a bottle)  :: gargalo {m}
bottleneck {n} (narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay)  :: engarrafamento {m}
bottleneck {n} (any delay; part of a process that is too slow or cumbersome)  :: gargalo {m}
bottlenose dolphin {n} (species of dolphin)  :: golfinho-nariz-de-garrafa {m}
bottle opener {n} (device to open bottles)  :: abridor de garrafas {m}, abridor {m}
bottle shop {n} (liquor store, bottle shop)  :: loja de bebidas {f}
bottle up {v} (to put into bottles)  :: engarrafar
bottom {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss  ::
bottom {n} (lowest part)  :: fundo {m}
bottom {n} (euphemistic: buttocks or anus)  :: cu {m}, fundilho {m}
bottom {n} (gay sexual slang: penetrated partner in sex)  :: passivo {m}
bottom {n} (physics: bottom quark) SEE: bottom quark  ::
bottom quark {n} (bottom quark)  :: quark bottom {m}
bottoms up {interj} (Cheers!)  :: tchim-tchim {m}
bottom the house {v} (clean a house extremely thoroughly)  :: faxinar
botulism {n} (medical condition)  :: botulismo {m}
bougainvillea {n} (flower)  :: bougainvillea {f}
bough {n} (tree branch)  :: galhada {f}, galho {m}
bouillon {n} (a clear seasoned broth)  :: caldo {m}
Boulangism {n} (the French political movement identified with Georges Boulanger)  :: boulangismo {m}
Boulangist {n} (a supporter of Boulangism)  :: boulangista {m-f}
boulder {n} (large mass of stone)  :: pedregulho {m}, rocha {f}
boules {n} (games played with metal balls)  :: petanca {f}
boulevard {n} (broad, landscaped thoroughfare)  :: alameda {f} [Brazil], bulevar {m}
bounce {v} (to change direction of motion after hitting an obstacle)  :: rebater
bounce {v} (to move quickly up and down)  :: quicar, pular
bounce {v} (to cause to move quickly up and down)  :: quicar
bounce {n} (change of direction of motion after hitting an obstacle)  :: rebatida {f}
bounce {n} (movement up and down)  :: quique {m}
bounce off the walls {v} (to be overly active)  :: ferver
bouncer {n} (member of security personnel)  :: leão-de-chácara {m}
bound {adj} (obliged to)  :: obrigado
bound {n} (boundary, border of territory)  :: limite {m}, divisa {f}
bound {n} (mathematics: value greater (or smaller) than a given set)  :: limite {m}, cota {f}
bound {v} (to surround a territory)  :: limitar
bound {n} (sizeable jump)  :: salto {m}
bound {v} (to leap)  :: saltar
boundary {n} (dividing line or location between two areas)  :: fronteira {f}
boundary {n} ((topology) the set of points in the closure, not belonging to the interior)  :: fronteira {f}
bounty {n} (something given liberally)  :: dádiva {f}
bounty {n} (reward)  :: recompensa {f}
bounty {n} (generosity) SEE: generosity  ::
bounty hunter {n} (person who catches criminals in return for a reward)  :: caçador de recompensas {m}
bouquet {n} (bunch of flowers)  :: buquê
bouquet {n} (scent of wine)  :: buquê {m}
bourdon {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee  ::
bourgeois {adj} (of or relating to the middle class)  :: burguês {m}, burguesa {f}
bourgeois {adj} (of or relating to capitalist exploitation)  :: burguês
bourgeois {n} (individual member of the middle class)  :: burguês {m}, burguesa {f}
bourgeoisie {n} (class)  :: burguesia {f}
bourgeoisification {n} (embourgeoisement) SEE: embourgeoisement  ::
bourgeoisify {v} (to make bourgeois)  :: aburguesar
bourse {n} (stock exchange) SEE: stock exchange  ::
boustrophedon {n} (writing that is alternately right-to-left and left-to-right)  :: bustrofédon {m}
boutique {n} (a small shop, especially one that sells fashionable clothes, jewelry and the like)  :: boutique {f}, butique {f}
Bouvet Island {prop} (uninhabited volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean)  :: Ilha Bouvet {f}
bovarysm {n} (anxiety to escape from an unsatisfactory social or sentimental condition)  :: bovarismo {m}
bovine {adj} (of, relating to or resembling cattle)  :: bovino
bovine spongiform encephalopathy {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy)  :: encefalopatia espongiforme bovina {f}
bow {n} (weapon used for shooting arrows)  :: arco {m}
bow {n} (bend in a rod or planar surface)  :: curva {f}
bow {n} (rod used for playing stringed instruments)  :: arco {m}
bow {n} (type of knot with two loops)  :: laço {m}
bow {v} (to play music on using a bow)  :: tocar (com arco)
bow {v} (to become bent)  :: curvar, arquear
bow {v} (to bend a thing)  :: curvar, arquear
bow {v} (to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deference)  :: curvar-se
bow {n} (gesture made by bending forward at the waist)  :: reverência {f}
bow {n} (front of a boat or ship)  :: proa {f}
bow and arrow {n} (weapon)  :: arco e flecha
bowdlerize {v} (to remove or alter parts of a text considered offensive)  :: censurar, expurgar
bowel {n} (large intestine)  :: intestino grosso {m}
bowel {n} (intestines, entrails)  :: intestino, entranha {f}
bowel {n} (interior of something)  :: entranhas {f-p}
bowl {n} (container)  :: tigela {f}
bowl {n} (ball used in lawn bowls)  :: bocha
bowl {n} (lawn bowls) SEE: bowls  ::
bowl {n} (haircut) SEE: bowl cut  ::
bowl cut {n} (haircut)  :: corte/cabelo/estilo tigelinha
bowler {n} (pitcher) SEE: pitcher  ::
bowler {n} (bowler hat) SEE: bowler hat  ::
bowler hat {n} (hard round black felt hat)  :: chapéu coco {m}
bowline {n} (knot)  :: lais de guia {m}
bowling {n} (a game played by rolling a ball down an alley)  :: boliche {m}
bowls {n} (precision sport)  :: bowls {m}
bowman {n} (archer) SEE: archer  ::
bowsprit {n} (spar projecting over the prow of a sailing vessel)  :: gurupés {m}
bowstring {n} (string of an archer's bow)  :: corda de arco {f}
bowtie {n} (necktie shaped like a bow)  :: gravata de laço {f} [Portugal], gravata borboleta {f} [Brasil]
bow wow {n} (sound of a dog barking)  :: au-au
bow-wow {interj} (bow wow) SEE: bow wow  ::
box {n} (cuboid container)  :: caixa {f}
box {n} (as much as fills a box)  :: caixa {f}
box {n} (compartment to sit in)  :: camarote {m}
box {n} (small rectangular shelter)  :: cubículo {m}
box {n} (coarse slang: the vagina)  :: boceta {f}
box {n} (slang: with "the": television)  :: tevê {f}, televisão {f}, televisor {m}
box {n} (computing: computer )  :: gabinete {m}
box {v} (place inside a box)  :: encaixotar
box {n} (any of various evergreen shrubs or trees)  :: buxo {m}, buxeiro {m}, buxeira {f}
box {n} (blow with the fist)  :: soco {m}
box {v} (strike with the fists)  :: socar
box {v} (fight against (a person) in a boxing match)  :: boxear
box {v} (intransitive: participate in boxing)  :: boxear
box {n} (input field on an electronic display) SEE: text box  ::
box calf {n} (calfskin)  :: vaqueta
boxcutter {n} (utility knife) SEE: utility knife  ::
boxer {n} (participant in a boxing match)  :: boxeador {m}, boxeadora {f}, pugilista {m} {f}
boxer {n} (breed of dog)  :: boxer {m}
boxers {n} (boxer shorts) SEE: boxer shorts  ::
boxer shorts {n} (underwear)  :: samba-canção {m} [Brazil]
boxing {n} (the sport of boxing)  :: boxe
Boxing Day {n} (Boxing Day)  :: Boxing Day {m}
boxing glove {n} (padded mitten worn in boxing)  :: luva de boxe {f}
box office {n} (ticket office)  :: bilheteria {f}
box-office bomb {n} (a motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office)  :: fracasso de bilheteria {m}
box tree {n} (tree of the genus Buxus)  :: buxo {m}
boxwood {n} (Buxus sempervirens)  :: buxo {m}, buxinho {m}, buxo anão {m}
boy {n} (male servant)  :: criado {m}
boy {n} (young male)  :: garoto {m}, menino {m}, moço {m}, rapaz {m}, mancebo {m}, puto {m}, miúdo {m} [Portugal]
boy {n} (male of any age, used as a friendly diminutive)  :: rapaz {m}, moço {m}
boy {n} (adult male found attractive)  :: garanhão {m}
boy {n} (male friend)  :: garotos {m-p}, meninos {p} [all mostly said by female speakers], rapaziada {m-p} [mostly said by male speakers], rapazes {m-p}, turma {p}, galera {p}, meninada {p}
boy {n} (affectionate term of address for male dog)  :: garotão {m}
boy {interj} (surprise or pleasure)  :: puxa
boyar {n} (rank of aristocracy)  :: boiardo {m}
boycott {v} (to abstain from dealing with a person or organisation as a protest)  :: boicotar
boycott {n} (the act of boycotting)  :: boicote {m}
boyfriend {n} (male partner in a romantic relationship)  :: namorado {m}
boyfriend {n} (male friend)  :: amigo {m}
boyhood {n} (The state or period of being a boy)  :: meninice {f}
boyish {adj} (like a boy)  :: pueril, infantil
Boy Scout {n} (a member of the Scout Movement)  :: escoteiro {m}
bra {n} (brassiere)  :: sutiã {m}
Brabantian {adj} (pertaining to Brabant)  :: brabantino, brabanção, brabante
Brabantian {n} (Brabantian person)  :: brabantino {m}
brace {n} (harness) SEE: harness  ::
brace {n} (system to correct crooked teeth) SEE: braces  ::
brace {n} (curly bracket) SEE: curly bracket  ::
brace {n} (bitstock) SEE: bitstock  ::
bracelet {n} (a band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry or an ornament)  :: bracelete {m}, pulseira {f}
braces {n} (handcuffs) SEE: handcuffs  ::
braces {n} (device for straightening teeth)  :: aparelho de dente
braces {n} (keyboard symbols)  :: chaves {f-p}
brachial {adj} (pertaining or belonging to the arm)  :: braquial
brachialgia {n} (pain in the arm)  :: braquialgia {f}
brachialis {n} (muscle that flexes the elbow joint)  :: braquial {m}
brachiation {n} (movement by swinging arms between holds)  :: braquiação {f}
brachiator {n} (creature that moves by means of brachiation)  :: braquiador {m}
brachio- {prefix} (relating to the arm)  :: braquio-
brachiopod {n} (any of the many marine invertebrates of the phylum Brachiopoda)  :: braquiópode {m}
brachioradialis {n} (muscle that flexes the forearm)  :: braquiorradial {m}
brachiosaurus {n} (herbivorous dinosaur)  :: braquiossauro {m}
brachium {n} (upper arm) SEE: upper arm  ::
brachy- {prefix} (short)  :: braqui-
brachycephalic {adj} (having a head that is short from front to back)  :: braquicéfalo, braquicefálico
brachycephalid {n} (any member of the Brachycephalidae)  :: braquicefalídeo {m}
brachycephaly {n} (congenital condition wherein the skull is flattened)  :: braquicefalia {f}
brachydactyly {n} (abnormal shortness of the fingers or toes)  :: braquidactilia {f}
brachydont {adj} (having low-crowned, short teeth)  :: braquiodonte, braquidonte
brachyfacial {adj} (having a short face)  :: braquifacial
brachylogy {n} (concise speech)  :: braquilogia {f}
brachyology {n} (abbreviated expression)  :: braquilogia {f}
brachyonychia {n} (condition in which the end of the thumb is widened and flattened)  :: braquioníquia {f}
brachypterous {adj} (having short wings)  :: braquíptero
brachytherapy {n} (type of radiotherapy)  :: braquiterapia {f}
bracken {n} (any of several coarse ferns)  :: feto-águia {m}
bracket {n} (item attached to a wall to hold up a shelf)  :: cantoneira {f}, cachorro {m}, consola
bracket {n} (generically any of "(", ")", "[", "]", "{", "}", "<" and ">")  :: parêntese {m}
bracket {n} (sport: printed diagram of games in a tournament)  :: tabela {f}
bracket {n} (square bracket) SEE: square bracket  ::
bracket {n} (round bracket) SEE: round bracket  ::
brackish {adj} (slightly salty)  :: salobro {m}, salobre {m} {f}
brackish {adj} (repulsive) SEE: repulsive  ::
bract {n} (leaf or leaf-like structure)  :: bráctea {f}
bracteal {adj} (relating to bracts)  :: bracteal
bracteole {n} (a bract subtending an inflorescence whose stalk itself is subtended by a bract)  :: bractéola {f}
brag {v} (to boast)  :: gabar-se, vangloriar-se
brag {n} (boast) SEE: boast  ::
Bragança {prop} (city in the homonymous district of Portugal)  :: Bragança {f}
braggadocio {n} (braggart) SEE: braggart  ::
braggart {n} (one who boasts)  :: fanfarrão {m}, gabarola {m} {f}
Brahman {prop} (concept of Hinduism)  :: Brahman {m}, Brâman {m}
brahmin {n} (caste)  :: brâmane {m}
braid {v} (to intertwine)  :: trançar {f}
braid {n} (weave of three or more strands)  :: trança {f}
braille {n} (system of writing using raised dots)  :: braile {m}, braille {m}
brain {n} (organ)  :: cérebro {m}
brain {n} (intelligent person)  :: crânio {m} [slang]
brain {n} (person providing intelligence)  :: cabeça {m} {f}
brain {n} (brains: intellect)  :: intelecto
brainchild {n} (creation)  :: criação
brain-dead {adj} (in medicine: having cessation of brain activity)  :: com morte cerebral, cerebralmente morto
brain-dead {adj} (colloquially: having no useful thoughts)  :: descerebrado
brain death {n} (irreversible cessation of brain activity)  :: morte cerebral {f}
brain drain {n} (emigration of educated people)  :: fuga de cérebros {f}
brainless {adj} (unintelligent; having little or no common sense)  :: descerebrado
brain stem {n} (part of the brain that connects the spinal cord to the forebrain and cerebrum)  :: tronco cerebral {m}
brainstorm {n} (brainstorming) SEE: brainstorming  ::
brainstorming {n} (method of problem solving)  :: tempestade cerebral {f}, tempestade de ideias {f}, brainstorming {m} {f}, brainstorm {m}
brainwash {n} (effect upon one's memory, belief or ideas)  :: lavagem cerebral {f}
brainwash {v} (to affect one's mind)  :: fazer lavagem cerebral em
brain-washing {n} (form of indoctrination)  :: lavagem cerebral {f}
braise {v} (To cook in a small amount of liquid)  :: estufar
brake {n} (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)  :: freio {m}, [Portugal] travão {m}
brake {n} (something that slows or stops an action)  :: freio {m}
brake {v} (to operate brakes)  :: freiar
brake {v} (to be stopped or slowed (as if) by braking)  :: freiar
bramble {n} (blackberry)  :: amoreira {f}
bramble {n} (plant in the genus Rubus)  :: sarça {f}
bramble {n} (any thorny shrub)  :: espinheiro {m}
brambling {n} (bird)  :: tentilhão-montês {m}
bran {n} (outside layer of a grain)  :: farelo {m}
branch {n} (woody part of a tree arising from the trunk)  :: galho {m}, ramo {m}
branch {n} (part that divides like the branch of a tree)  :: ramo {m}, broto {m}
branch {n} (location of an organization with several locations)  :: filial {f}, departamento {m}, divisão {f}, repartição {f}
branch {n} (area in business or of knowledge, research)  :: divisão {f}, ramo {m} [in science, in arts]
branch {v} (to arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree)  :: dividir, partir, separar, brotar
branch {v} (to produce branches)  :: brotar
branch off {v} (to diverge into two or more separate paths)  :: brotar, separar-se
brand {n} (mark made by burning)  :: marca a fogo {f}
brand {n} (name, symbol, logo)  :: marca {f}
brand {n} (a specific product, service, or provider so distinguished)  :: marca {f}
Brandenburg {prop} (state)  :: Brandenburgo {m}
Brandenburg {prop} (city)  :: Brandenburgo {f}
brandish {v} (to move a weapon)  :: brandir
brand name {n} (trade name) SEE: trade name  ::
brand new {adj} (utterly new)  :: novo em folha {f}, zero bala {m} {f}
brandy {n} (liquor)  :: brande {m}, brandy {m}
brane {n} (hypothetical object)  :: brana {f}
bras d'honneur {n} (obscene gesture)  :: [Brazil] banana {f}, [Portugal] manguito {m}
Brasília {prop} (The capital of Brazil)  :: Brasília {f}
brass {n} (alloy of copper and zinc)  :: latão {m}
brass {n} (made of brass (attributive use))  :: de latão {m}
brass {n} (class of wind instruments)  :: metais {m-p}
brass {n} (colour of brass)  :: bronze
brass {n} (slang: money)  :: dinheiro {m}
brass {n} (slang: a prostitute)  :: prostituta {f}
brass {adj} (of colour of brass)  :: bronze
brassica {n} (cabbage family)  :: brássica {f}
brassiere {n} (bra) SEE: bra  ::
brass instrument {n} (musical instrument)  :: metal {m}
brass knuckles {n} (weapon which reinforces the fist)  :: soco-inglês {m}, soqueira {f}
brat {n} (a selfish, spoiled, or unruly child)  :: pirralho {m}, mimado {m}
brat {n} (bratwurst) SEE: bratwurst  ::
Bratislava {prop} (The capital of Slovakia)  :: Bratislava
bratwurst {n} (A small pork sausage)  :: bratwurst
bravado {n} (a show of defiance or courage)  :: bravata {f}
bravado {n} (a false show of courage)  :: bravata {f}
brave {adj} (strong in the face of fear)  :: bravo, valente, corajoso
brave new world {n} (ambitious, often utopian, vision of the future)  :: admirável mundo novo {m}
bravery {n} (being brave)  :: bravura {f}, braveza {f}
bravo {interj} (interjection)  :: bravo
brawl {n} (A fight or quarrel)  :: rixa {f}, briga {f}, confronto, pancadaria {f}
brawl {v} (fight or quarrel)  :: lutar, brigar
brawny {adj} (characterized by brawn)  :: musculoso
bray {v} (to make the cry of a donkey)  :: zurrar, ornejar
bray {n} (the cry of a donkey)  :: zurro {m}, ornejo {m}
brazen {adj} (impudent, immodest, or shameless)  :: descarado {m}
brazen bull {n} (ancient torture device consisting of a hollow brass bull where victims were imprisoned and burned to death)  :: touro de bronze {m}, touro de Fálaris {m}, touro siciliano {m}
Brazil {prop} (Portuguese-speaking country in South America)  :: Brasil {m}
Brazilian {n} (person from Brazil)  :: brasileiro {m}, brasileira {f}
Brazilian {adj} (pertaining to Brazil)  :: brasileiro
Brazilianness {n} (the quality or characteristic of being Brazilian)  :: brasilidade
Brazilian Portuguese {prop} (Portuguese spoken and written in Brazil)  :: português brasileiro {m}
Brazilian Shorthair {n} (breed of cat)  :: pelo curto brasileiro
Brazilian Sign Language {prop} (sign language)  :: língua brasileira de sinais {f}, LIBRAS {f}
brazil nut {n} (tree)  :: castanheiro-do-pará {m}, castanheira-do-pará {f}
brazil nut {n} (nut)  :: castanha-do-pará {f}
brazilwood {n} (timber tree)  :: brasil {m}, pau-brasil {m}, pernambuco {m}
Brazzaville {prop} (the capital of the Republic of the Congo)  :: Brazzaville {f}
breach {n} (figuratively: the act of breaking)  :: parada {f}
breach {n} (break of a law or obligation)  :: infração {f}
breach {n} (gap)  :: fissura {f}
breach {n} (breaking up of amicable relations)  :: término {m}
bread {n} (baked dough made from cereals)  :: pão {m}
bread {n} (countable: any variety of bread)  :: pão {m}
bread {n} (slang: money)  :: massa {f}, guito {m}, grana {f}
bread {v} (to bread)  :: panar
bread and circuses {n} (food and entertainment provided by the state)  :: pão e circo {m}
bread basket {n} (basket in which bread is kept)  :: cesta de pão {f}, cesta de pães {f}
breadbasket {n} (stomach) SEE: stomach  ::
breadcrumb {n} (tiny piece of bread)  :: migalha {f}, farelo {m}, pão ralado
breadfruit {n} (tree)  :: fruta-pão {f}
breadfruit {n} (fruit)  :: fruta-pão {f}
breadmaker {n} (baker) SEE: baker  ::
breadstick {n} (slander loaf of crisp bread)  :: gressino {m}
breadth {n} (width) SEE: width  ::
breadwinner {n} (primary income-earner in a household)  :: ganha-pão {m}
break {v} (intransitive: to separate into (to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: quebrar, partir, [if flexible material] romper
break {v} (transitive: to separate into (to cause to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: quebrar, partir, [if flexible] romper
break {v} (intransitive, of a bone: to crack)  :: quebrar, partir
break {v} (transitive: to cause (a bone) to crack)  :: quebrar, partir
break {v} (to ruin financially)  :: quebrar
break {v} (transitive: to do that which is forbidden by (something))  :: desrespeitar, violar
break {v} (intransitive: to stop functioning properly or altogether)  :: quebrar, partir
break {v} (transitive: to cause to stop functioning)  :: estragar, partir
break {v} (of a wave, to collapse into a surf)  :: quebrar
break {v} (to interrupt or cease one's work or occupation temporarily)  :: pausar
break {v} (to do better than a record)  :: quebrar
break {n} (instance of breaking something into pieces)  :: quebra {f}
break {n} (physical space that opens up in something or between two things)  :: fenda {f}, fresta {f}
break {n} (rest or pause, usually from work)  :: pausa
break {n} (temporary split in romantic relationship)  :: tempo {m}
break {n} (act of escaping)  :: fuga {f}
breakable {adj} (fragile) SEE: fragile  ::
break a law {v} (to violate a law)  :: infringir uma lei
break a leg {interj} (expression of best wishes to a performer)  :: merda!
break a sweat {v} (to start sweating)  :: começar a suar
break a sweat {v} (to put effort into something)  :: esforçar-se
break bread {v} (to eat a meal, especially shared)  :: comer em conjunto
break bread {v} (Christianity)  :: comungar
break camp {v} (pack up a campsite and move on)  :: levantar acampamento
breakdancing {n} (Style of dance)  :: breakdance
break down {v} (to cease to function)  :: cessar
break down {v} (to become unstable or collapse, mentally or otherwise)  :: despedaçar
break down {v} (to become weak and ineffective)  :: inutilizar, debilitar
break down {v} (to divide into parts for analysis)  :: decompor
break down {v} (to digest)  :: digerir
breakdown {n} (failure, particularly mechanical)  :: avaria {f}
breakdown {n} (lapse of mental stability)  :: colapso {m}
break-even point {n} (The point where total costs equal total sales revenue)  :: ponto de equilíbrio {m}
breakfast {n} (first meal of the day)  :: [Brazil] café da manhã {m}, pequeno-almoço {m}, desjejum {f},[Angola] mata-bicho {m}
breakfast {v} (to eat the morning meal)  :: desjejuar
breakfast cereal {n} (food made from processed grains)  :: cereal matinal
break in {v} (to make something new function well through use)  :: amaciar
breaking news {n} (news that just happened or is happening)  :: notícias de última hora {f-p}, últimas notícias {f-p}
break of dawn {n} (daybreak) SEE: daybreak  ::
break one's fast {v} (archaic: to eat breakfast)  :: desjejuar
breakout {n} (An escape from prison)  :: fuga {f}
breakout {n} (An escape from any restrictive or confining situation)  :: libertação {f}
breakout {n} (An outbreak)  :: explosão {f}
break ranks {v} (military)  :: sair de formação
break ranks {v} (idiomatic)  :: romper com
break someone's heart {v} (to cause a person to feel grief or sadness)  :: partir o coração de
break the ice {v} (to start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness)  :: quebrar o gelo
breakthrough {n} (military advance)  :: brecha {f}
breakthrough {n} (major progress)  :: avanço {m}
break up {v} (to end a relationship)  :: terminar, acabar
breakup {n} (breakdown) SEE: breakdown  ::
breakwater {n} (construction in or around a harbour)  :: quebra-mar {m}
break wind {v} (to fart)  :: soltar gases
bream {n} (fish of the genus Abramis)  :: brema {f}
bream {n} (Abramis brama)  :: brema-do-mar {f}
bream {n} (American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera)  :: mudfish {m}
bream {n} (marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera)  :: esparídeo {m}
breast {n} (female organ)  :: seio {m}, peito {m}
breast {n} (chest)  :: peito {m}, peitos {m-p}
breast {n} (seat of emotions)  :: coração {m}
breast {n} (animal's thorax)  :: peito {m}
breast {n} (choice cut of meat from poultry or other animals)  :: peito {m}
breastbone {n} (the central narrow bone in the front of the chest)  :: esterno {m}
breast cancer {n} (cancer of the breast)  :: câncer de mama {m} [Brazil], cancro de mama {m} [Portugal]
breastfeed {v} (feed a baby milk via the breasts)  :: amamentar, dar de mamar, aleitar
breastfeeding {n} (activity)  :: aleitamento {m}
breast milk {n} (milk produced by humans)  :: leite de peito {m}
breastplate {n} (armor)  :: couraça {f}
breaststroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: nado de peito {m}, bruços {m-p}
breaststroke {v} (to swim using this stroke)  :: nadar de peito
breasty {adj} (having large breasts; busty)  :: peituda {f}
breath {n} (act or process of breathing)  :: respiração
breath {n} (single act of breathing in and out)  :: respiração {f}, respiro {m}
breath {n} (air expelled from the lungs)  :: hálito, bafo {m}
breath {n} (rest or pause)  :: respiro {m}, folga {f}
breath {n} (small amount)  :: pingo {m}
breathalyzer {n} (a device that measures alcohol in expired air)  :: etilómetro {m} [Portugal], etilômetro {m} [Brazil], alcoolímetro {m}, alcoolómetro {m} [Portugal], alcoolômetro {m} [Brazil], bafómetro {m} [Portugal], bafômetro {m} [Brazil], balão {m} [Portugal, colloquial]
breathe {v} (to draw air in and out)  :: respirar
breathe {v} (to exchange gases in similar way)  :: respirar
breathe {v} (figuratively: to live)  :: respirar
breathe {v} (to draw into lungs)  :: respirar
breathe {v} (to whisper quietly)  :: cochichar, murmurar, sussurrar
breathe {v} (to stop and catch one's breath)  :: respirar, resfolegar
breathe down someone's neck {v} (to follow or supervise too closely)  :: fungar no cangote
breathless {adj} (that makes one hold one's breath)  :: ofegar {m}
breathlessness {n} (state of being breathless or out of breath)  :: falta de ar {f}
breathlessness {n} (difficult respiration) SEE: shortness of breath  ::
breathtaking {adj} (stunningly beautiful)  :: de tirar o fôlego
breathtaking {adj} (very surprising or shocking)  :: de tirar o fôlego
Breda {prop} (city the Netherlands)  :: Breda {f}
breeches {n} (a garment worn by men, covering the hips and thighs)  :: calções
breed {v} (to sexually produce offspring)  :: procriar
breed {v} (of animals, to mate)  :: cruzar
breed {v} (to keep animals and have them reproduce)  :: criar
breed {v} (to propagate or grow plants)  :: criar, cultivar
breed {v} (to yield or result in)  :: gerar
breed {n} (all animals or plants of the same species or subspecies)  :: raça {f} (of animals), variedade {f} (of plants)
breed {n} (race or lineage)  :: raça {f}
breeder {n} (professional plants or animal breeder)  :: criador {m}
breeder {n} (slang, derogatory: person focussed on the rearing of their children)  :: reprodutor {m}
breeding {n} (copulation) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
breeze {n} (a light, gentle wind)  :: brisa {f}
breezefly {n} (horsefly) SEE: horsefly  ::
Bremen {prop} (state)  :: Bremen {m}
Bremen {prop} (city)  :: Bremen {f}, Brema {f}
Brescia {prop} (city and province of Italy)  :: Bréscia
Breslau {prop} (Wroclaw) SEE: Wroclaw  ::
Brest {prop} (A city in Brittany)  :: Brest {f}
Brest {prop} (A city in Belarus)  :: Brest {f}
brethren {n} (the body of members)  :: confraria {f}, confrades {m-f}, irmãos {m-p}
brethren {n}  :: irmãos {p}
Breton {n} (person from Brittany)  :: bretão {m}, bretã {f}
Breton {prop} (the language)  :: bretão {m}
Breton {adj} (pertaining to Brittany)  :: bretão
breviary {n} (a book containing prayers and hymns)  :: breviário {m}
brevity {n} (the quality of being brief in duration)  :: brevidade {f}
brew {n} (beer) SEE: beer  ::
brew {v}  :: fermentar
brew {n} (hill) SEE: hill  ::
brew {n} (cup of tea) SEE: cup of tea  ::
brewer {n} (someone who brews)  :: cervejeiro {m}
brewery {n} (building where beer is produced)  :: cervejaria
brewery {n} (company that brews beer)  :: cervejaria {f}
Brexit {prop} (withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU)  :: Brexit {m}
Brezhnev {prop} (surname)  :: Brejnev
briar {n} (any thorny plant)  :: sarça {f}
bribe {n} (inducement to dishonesty)  :: suborno {m}, propina {f}
bribe {v} (to give a bribe)  :: subornar
bribery {n} (making of illegal payment)  :: suborno {m}
BRIC {prop} (Brazil, Russia, India, and China)  :: BRIC {m}
bric-a-brac {n} (small ornaments and other miscellaneous items of little value)  :: porcariada {f}
brick {n} (hardened block used for building)  :: tijolo {m}
brick {n} (a building material)  :: tijolo {m}
brick {n} (term for a helpful, reliable person)  :: mão {f}
brick {n} (electronic device)  :: tijolo {m}
brick {adj} (made of brick(s))  :: de tijolo
bricklayer {n} (craftsman)  :: pedreiro {m}
BRICS {prop} (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)  :: BRICS {m-p}
bride {n} (bride)  :: noiva {f}
bridegroom {n} (bridegroom, groom)  :: noivo {m}
bride price {n} (sum paid to the family of the bride)  :: dote {m}
bridesmaid {n} (woman who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony)  :: dama de honra {f}
bridge {n} (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)  :: ponte {f}
bridge {n} (bony ridge of the nose)  :: ponte {f}
bridge {n} (replacement for teeth)  :: ponte {f}
bridge {n} (nautical)  :: passadiço {m}
bridge {n} (piece on string instruments)  :: cavalete {m}
bridge {v} (to span as if with a bridge)  :: superar
bridge {n} (card game)  :: bridge {m}
bridgehead {n} (area of ground on the enemy's side of an obstacle)  :: cabeça de ponte {f}
Bridget {prop} (female given name)  :: Brígida {f}
Bridgetown {prop} (capital of Barbados)  :: Bridgetown {f}
bridle {n} (headgear for horse)  :: brida {f}
brie {n} (mild French cheese)  :: brie {m}
brief {adj} (of short duration)  :: breve
brief {adj} (concise)  :: breve
brief {v} (to summarize)  :: resumir
briefcase {n} (case used for carrying documents)  :: pasta {f}, maleta {f}
briefing {n} (short and concise summary of a situation)  :: resumo {m}
briefs {n} (male underwear)  :: cueca {f}
brig {n} (two-masted vessel)  :: brigue {m}, brigantim {m}
brigade {n} (military unit)  :: brigada
brigadier {n} (an army rank)  :: brigadeiro {m}
brigand {n} (bandit)  :: bandido {m}
brigandine {n} (coat of armor)  :: brigantina {f}
bright {adj} (visually dazzling, luminous, radiant)  :: claro, brilhante, luminoso, radiante
bright {adj} (intelligent)  :: brilhante, inteligente
bright {adj} (vivid)  :: vívido, alegre
bright {adj} (happy)  :: radiante, alegre
brighten {v} (make brighter in color)  :: clarear, iluminar
brighten {v} (make more cheerful)  :: animar
brighten {v} (become brighter in color)  :: clarear
brighten {v} (become brighter in mood)  :: animar-se
brightness {n} (the quality of being bright)  :: claridade {f}, clareza {f} [figurative], brilho
bright side {n} (a consoling aspect of a difficult situation)  :: lado bom {m}
brilliant {adj} (shining brightly)  :: brilhante
brilliant {adj} (of a colour: both light and saturated)  :: brilhante
brilliant {adj} (of a voice or sound: having a sharp, clear tone)  :: claro
brilliant {adj} (of surpassing excellence)  :: brilhante
brilliant {adj} (magnificent or wonderful (primarily UK usage))  :: brilhante
brilliant {adj} (highly intelligent)  :: brilhante
brilliant {n} (cut gemstone)  :: brilhante {m}
brillig {n} (nonce word)  :: briluz {m}
brim {n} (an edge or border (originally specifically of the sea or a body of water))  :: aba {f}
brim {n} (the topmost rim or lip of a container)  :: boca {f}
brim {n} (a projecting rim, especially of a hat)  :: aba {f}, rebordo {m}
brimstone {n} (sulfur) SEE: sulfur  ::
Brindisi {prop} (town)  :: Brindisi
brine {n} (salt water)  :: salmoura {f}
brine {v} (to preserve food in a salt solution)  :: salmourar
brine shrimp {n} (an aquatic crustacean of the order Artemia)  :: artémia {f} [Portugal], artêmia {f} [Brazil]
bring {v} (to transport toward somebody/somewhere)  :: trazer
bring about {v} (To cause to take place)  :: causar, provocar, ocasionar
bring forth {v} (to create, bring into existence)  :: criar
bring home the bacon {v} (to make a living)  :: chegar ao fim do mês
bring it {v} (to apply maximum effort to an effort)  :: dar o máximo de si
bring owls to Athens {v} (to undertake a pointless venture) SEE: carry coals to Newcastle  ::
bring up {v} (to raise children)  :: criar
brinjal {n} (an aubergine) SEE: eggplant  ::
brink {n} (edge)  :: beira {f}
briny {n} (sea) SEE: sea  ::
briny {adj} (salty)  :: salgado {m}, salobro {m}, salobre {m} {f}
brioche {n} (type of bun)  :: brioche {m}
Brisbane {prop} (Capital of Queensland, Australia)  :: Brisbane {f}
brisk {adj} (full of liveliness and activity)  :: vivo, vivaz
brisket {n} (the chest of an animal)  :: peito {m}
brisket {n} (a cut of meat from an animal chest)  :: peito {m}
briskly {adv} (fast, quickly, swiftly)  :: vivamente
bristle {n} (stiff or coarse hair)  :: cerda {f}
bristle {n} (hair or straw of a brush, broom etc.)  :: cerda {f}
bristletail {n} (insect of the order Thysanura)  :: traça {f}, traça-de-livros {f} [Brazil], lepisma {m}
Bristol {prop} (city in south-west England)  :: Bristol {f}
Brit {n} (British person) SEE: Briton  ::
Britain {prop} (United Kingdom) SEE: United Kingdom  ::
Britain {prop} (island, see also: Great Britain; British Isles)  :: Grã-Bretanha {f}
Britain {prop} (Brittany) SEE: Brittany  ::
britches {n} (pants) SEE: pants  ::
britches {n} (breeches) SEE: breeches  ::
Briticism {n} (word or expression used in Britain)  :: inglesismo {m}
British {prop} (citizens or inhabitants of Britain)  :: britânicos {m-p}
British {prop} (the citizens or inhabitants of the UK)  :: britânicos {m-p},
British {prop} (history: ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain)  :: britões {m-p} [Portugal], bretões {m-p} [Brazil]
British {prop} (the British English language)  :: inglês britânico
British {adj} (of Britain)  :: britânico {m}
British {adj} (colloquial: of the UK)  :: britânico {m}
British {adj} (history: of the ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain)  :: britônico {m}
British Columbia {prop} (Province in western Canada)  :: Colúmbia Britânica {f}
British Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations  ::
British Empire {prop} (the United Kingdom together with its dominions, colonies, dependencies, trust territories and protectorates)  :: Império Britânico {m}
British English {prop} (English language as in Britain, especially in England)  :: inglês britânico {m}
British Isles {prop} (group of islands)  :: Ilhas Britânicas {f-p}
British Virgin Islands {prop} (a British overseas territory in the Caribbean)  :: Ilhas Virgens Britânicas {f-p}
Briton {n} (inhabitant of Great Britain)  :: bretão {m}
Brittany {prop} (region of North West France)  :: Bretanha {f}
brittle {adj} (able to break or snap easily under stress or pressure)  :: frágil , quebradiço {m} , quebradiça {f}
brittle star {n} (echinoderms)  :: ofiuroide {m}
Brittonic {adj} (Brythonic) SEE: Brythonic  ::
Brno {prop} (city in Czech Republic)  :: Brno {f}
bro {n} (a male sibling) SEE: brother  ::
broach {n} (brooch) SEE: brooch  ::
broad {adj} (wide) SEE: wide  ::
broad {adj} (having a specified width)  :: largo
broad {n} (whore) SEE: whore  ::
broadband {n} (wide band of electromagnetic frequencies)  :: banda larga {f}
broadband {n} (high-capacity internet connection)  :: banda larga {f}
broad bean {n} (edible bean that has broad seeds)  :: fava {f}
broadcast {n} (transmission of a radio or television programme)  :: difusão {f}, transmissão {f}
broadcast {n} (programme transmitted)  :: transmissão {f}
broadcast {n} (act of scattering seed)  :: semeadura {f}
broadcast {v} (to transmit a message or signal through radio waves or electronic means)  :: transmitir
broadcast {v} (to transmit a message over a wide area)  :: transmitir, difundir
broadcast {v} (to appear as a performer, presenter, or speaker in a broadcast programme)  :: apresentar
broadcast {v} (to sow seeds over a wide area)  :: semear
broadcasting {n} (business or profession of radio and television)  :: transmissão {f}
broaden {v} (to make broad)  :: alargar
broaden {v} (to become broad)  :: alargar-se
broad-headed bug {n} (any insect in the family Alydidae)  :: alidídeo {m}
brocade {n} (fabric)  :: brocado {m}
Broca's aphasia {n} (a disorder where a suffer is unable to use fluent grammar)  :: afasia de Broca {f}
Broca's area {n} (area of the frontal lobe of the brain)  :: área de Broca {f}
broccoli {n} (plant Brassica oleracea var. italica)  :: brócolis {m-p}
brochure {n} (booklet of printed informational matter)  :: brochura {f}, panfleto {m}, folheto {m}
broke {adj} (lacking money; bankrupt)  :: quebrado, duro, liso
brokeback {adj} (derelict) SEE: derelict  ::
brokeback {adj} (Of or pertaining to homosexuality)  :: bicha, gay
broken {adj} (fragmented)  :: quebrado
broken {adj} (having the bone in pieces, fractured)  :: quebrado, fraturado
broken {adj} (of a line: dashed)  :: tracejado
broken {adj} (not working properly)  :: estragado
broken {adj} (completely defeated and dispirited)  :: destruído
broken {adj} (having no money)  :: duro
broken heart {n} (feeling of grief or loss)  :: coração partido {m}
broken record {n} (Someone or something that constantly repeats itself, causing annoyance)  :: disco riscado {m}, disco quebrado {m}
broker {n} (mediator between a buyer and seller)  :: intermediário {m}, corretor
broker {v} (to mediate in a sale or transaction)  :: intermediar
bromide {n} (chemistry: binary compound of bromine and another element)  :: brometo {m}
bromide {n} (platitude) SEE: platitude  ::
bromine {n} (nonmetallic chemical element)  :: bromo {m}
bronchial {adj} (Of or relating to the bronchi or to the bronchioles)  :: bronquial
bronchiolitis {n} (inflammation of the bronchioles)  :: bronquiolite {f}
bronchitis {n} (inflammation of the lungs)  :: bronquite {f}
bronchodilator {n} (drug used to dilate and relax the bronchial passages)  :: broncodilatador {m}
bronchospasm {n} (difficulty in breathing due to a contraction of smooth muscle in the walls of the bronchi and bronchioles)  :: broncoespasmo {m}
bronchus {n} (Either or two branches of the trachea)  :: brônquio {m}
Bronx {prop} (borough of New York City)  :: Bronx {m}
bronze {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
bronze {n} (alloy)  :: bronze {m}
bronze {n} (colour)  :: bronze {m}
bronze {adj} (made of bronze)  :: brônzeo
bronze {adj} (having a bronze colour)  :: bronze, bronzeado, brônzeo
bronze {n} (bronze medal) SEE: bronze medal  ::
Bronze Age {prop} (archaeology)  :: idade do bronze {f}
bronze medal {n} (medal made of, or having the colour of, bronze)  :: medalha de bronze {f}
brooch {n} (jewellery with pin)  :: broche {m}
brood {n} (the young of certain animals)  :: ninhada {f}
brood {n} (the young of any egg-laying creature)  :: ninhada {f}
brood {n} (the children in one family)  :: prole {f}
brood {v} (to keep an egg warm)  :: chocar
brood {v} (to dwell upon moodily and at length)  :: ruminar
brook {n} (a small stream)  :: riacho {m}, corgo {m}, córrego {m}
brook {v} (tolerate) SEE: tolerate  ::
Brooklyn {prop} (borough of New York City)  :: Brooklyn {m}, Brooklin {m}
broom {n} (domestic utensil)  :: vassoura {f}, vassoira {f}
broom {n} (Fabaceae shrub)  :: gesta {f}, giesta {f}, giesteira {f}
broom {v} (to sweep)  :: varrer
broth {n} (water in which food (meat or vegetable etc) has been boiled)  :: caldo
broth {n} (soup made from broth)  :: brodo {m}
brothel {n} (house of prostitution)  :: bordel {m}, lupanar {m}, prostíbulo {m}; [vulgar] putaria {f}, puteiro {m} [vulgar]
brother {n} (male sibling)  :: irmão {m}
brother {n} (male having parents in common)  :: irmão {m}
brother {n} (male fellow member of a religious community)  :: frade {m}, irmão {m}
brother {n} (peer)  :: irmão {m}
brother-german {n} (brother by birth)  :: irmão de sangue {m}, irmão germano {m}
brotherhood {n} (state of being brothers or a brother)  :: irmandade {f}, fraternidade {f}
brotherhood {n} (an association of any purpose, a fraternity)  :: irmandade {f}, fraternidade {f}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's brother)  :: cunhado {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's brother)  :: cunhado {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's sister's husband)  :: cunhado {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's sister's husband)  :: concunhado {m}, cunhado {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's sister's husband)  :: concunhado {m}, cunhado {m}
brotherly {adj} (of or characteristic of brothers)  :: fraterno, fraternal
brothers {n} (male siblings)  :: irmãos {m-p}
brouhaha {n} (fuss, uproar)  :: bafafá {m}
brow {n} (forehead) SEE: forehead  ::
brow {n} (eyebrow) SEE: eyebrow  ::
brow {n} (the projecting upper edge of a steep place such as a hill)  :: pico
browbeat {v} (to bully in an intimidating way)  :: intimidar
brown {n} (colour)  :: castanho {m}, marrom {m}
brown {adj} (having a brown colour)  :: castanho, marrom
brown {v} (to become brown)  :: acastanhar
brown {v} (to cook until brown)  :: dourar
brown {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
brown bear {n} (Ursus arctos)  :: urso-pardo {m}
brown coal {n} (lignite) SEE: lignite  ::
brown dwarf {n} (starlike object)  :: anã marrom {f}
Brownian motion {n} (random motion of particles suspended in a fluid)  :: movimento browniano {m}
brownie {n} (small rich cake)  :: brownie {m}
brownish {adj} (of a colour which resembles brown; somewhat brown)  :: amarronzado
brownnose {v} (fawn) SEE: fawn  ::
brown noser {n} (one who brownnoses)  :: puxa-saco {m} {f}, lambe-botas {m} {f}
brown rat {n} (Rattus norvegicus)  :: ratazana {f}
Brownshirt {n} (a uniformed member of the Nazi party)  :: camisa-parda {m}, camisa-marrom {m}, camisa-castanha {m}
brown sugar {n} (partially refined sugar)  :: açúcar mascavo {m}
browse {v} (scan, casually look through)  :: observar
browse {v} (navigate through hyperlinked documents)  :: navegar
browser {n} (web browser) SEE: web browser  ::
brucellosis {n} (infection by the bacterium, Brucella)  :: brucelose {f}
Bruges {prop} (city in Belgium)  :: Bruges {f}
bruise {n} (medical: mark on the skin)  :: hematoma {m}, roxo {m}
Brumaire {prop} (the second month of the French Republican Calendar)  :: brumário {m}
brunch {n} (a meal)  :: brunch {m}
Brunei {prop} (a country in Southeast Asia)  :: Brunei
brunette {adj} (Of a woman having brown or black hair)  :: morena, de/com cabelo castanho
brunette {n} (A girl or woman with brown or black hair)  :: morena {f}
brunette {n} (often with dark eyes and a relatively dark or olive complexion)  :: morena {f}
brunion {n} (nectarine) SEE: nectarine  ::
Bruno {prop} (male given name)  :: Bruno {m}
bruschetta {n} (Italian dish)  :: brusqueta {f}
brush {n} (implement)  :: brocha {f} (for painting), escova {f} (for hair or cleanliness), pincel {m}
brush {n} (electrical contact)  :: escova {f}
brush {n} (act of brushing)  :: escovada {f}, escovamento {m}, escovadela {f}, pincelada {f}
brush {n} (wild vegetation)  :: mato {m}
brush {n} (short experience)  :: encontro {m}
brush {v} (to clean (with a brush))  :: escovar
brush {v} (to untangle/arrange)  :: escovar
brush {v} (to apply)  :: pincelar
brush {v} (to remove)  :: esfregar
brush {v} (to touch)  :: roçar
brushwood {n} (fallen branches and twigs)  :: capim {m}
brushwood {n} (small trees and shrubs)  :: mato {m}
brusque {adj} (rudely abrupt, unfriendly)  :: brusco {m}, brusca {f}
brusquely {adv} (in a brusque manner)  :: bruscamente
Brusselian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to, Brussels)  :: bruxelense, bruxelês
Brusselian {n} (someone from Brussels)  :: bruxelense {m} {f}, bruxelês {m}, bruxelesa {f}
Brussels {prop} (capital of Belgium)  :: Bruxelas
Brussels sprout {n} (vegetable)  :: couve-de-bruxelas {f}
brutal {adj} (savagely violent)  :: brutal
brutal {adj} (in heavy metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs)  :: brutal
brutality {n} (a state of being brutal)  :: brutalidade {f}
brute {n} (animal destitute of human reason)  :: besta {f}, criatura {f}
brute {n} (brutal person)  :: bruto {m}
bruxism {n} (The habit of grinding the teeth)  :: bruxismo {m}
Bryansk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Briansk {f}, Bryansk {f}
Bryce {prop} (given name)  :: Brício {m}
Bryce {prop} (surname)  :: Brício {m}
bryophyte {n} (member of the Bryophyta; moss, liverwort, or hornwort)  :: briófita {f}
Brythonic {adj} (of or relating to the Brythonic language subgroup)  :: britônico
bête noire {n} (an anathema)  :: besta negra {f}
bubble {n} (Greek) SEE: Greek  ::
bubble {n} (spherically contained volume of air or other gas)  :: bolha {f}, borbulha {f}
bubble {n} (small spherical cavity in a solid)  :: bolha {f}
bubble {n} (anything resembling a hollow sphere)  :: bolha {f}
bubble {n} (period of intense speculation in a market)  :: bolha {f}
bubble {v} (to rise up in bubbles)  :: borbulhar
bubble {n} (someone who has been fooled) SEE: dupe  ::
bubble {v} (to cry, weep) SEE: weep  ::
bubble {v} (to cheat, delude) SEE: cheat  ::
bubble level {n} (tool) SEE: spirit level  ::
bubbly {adj} (cheerful, lively)  :: alegre {m} {f}, feliz {m} {f}, vivo {m}, animado {m}
bubo {n} (inflamed lymph node)  :: bubão {m}
bubonic plague {n} (disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis)  :: peste bubónica {f} [Portugal], peste bubônica {f} [Brazil]
buccaneer {n} (pirate)  :: bucaneiro {m}
bucentaur {n} (a supposed mythical monster, half ox, half man)  :: bucentauro
Bucephalus {prop} (the warhorse of Alexander the Great)  :: Bucéfalo {m}
Bucharest {prop} (The capital of Romania)  :: Bucareste
buck {n} (ram) SEE: ram  ::
buck {n} (male deer, goat, etc.)  :: macho (“male”; some male animals have unique names)
bucket {n} (container)  :: balde {m}
bucket {n} (amount held in this container)  :: balde {m}
Buckingham Palace {prop} (the official London residence of the British monarch)  :: Palácio de Buckingham {m}
buckle {v} (to distort under longitudinal compression)  :: entortar
buckle {n} (belt clasp)  :: fivela {f}
buckle {v} (to fasten)  :: afivelar
buckler {n} (small shield)  :: broquel
buck's party {n} (bachelor party) SEE: bachelor party  ::
buckthorn {n} (plant of the genus Rhamnus)  :: aderno {m}, alaterno {m}
bucktooth {n}  :: dentuça {f}
bucktoothed {adj} (having buckteeth)  :: dentuço
buckwheat {n} (Fagopyrum esculentum plant)  :: trigo-mouro {m}, trigo-mourisco {m}, trigo-sarraceno {m}, fagópiro {m}
buckwheat {n} (fruit of this plant as cereal)  :: trigo-mouro {m}, trigo-mourisco {m}, trigo-sarraceno {m}
bucolic {adj} (rustic, pastoral, country-styled)  :: bucólico
bud {n} (newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded)  :: botão, rebento {m}
bud {v} (to form buds)  :: brotar, rebentar
bud {n} (slang: buddy)  :: parceiro {m}
Budapest {prop} (the capital city of Hungary)  :: Budapeste
buddha {n} (enlightened human being)  :: buda {m}
Buddha {n} (Buddha)  :: Buda {m}
Buddhic {adj} (Buddhist)  :: búdico {m}
Buddhism {n} (religion and philosophy)  :: budismo {m}
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to, or practicing Buddhism)  :: budista
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to a Buddhist, Buddhists)  :: budista
Buddhist {n} (practitioner of Buddhism)  :: budista {m-f}
Buddhist {n} (follower of Buddha)  :: budista {m-f}
Buddhistic {adj} (of, relating to Buddhism)  :: budístico {m}
buddy {n} (friend or casual acquaintance)  :: companheiro {m}
buddy {n} (partner for a particular activity)  :: colega {m} {f}
buddy {n} (informal address to a stranger)  :: parceiro {m}
budge {v} (intransitive: to move)  :: mover-se
budgerigar {n} (species of parakeet)  :: periquito australiano {m}
budget {n} (amount of money or resources)  :: orçamento {m}, verba {f}
budget {n} (itemized summary of intended expenditure)  :: orçamento {m}
budget {adj} (of, or relating to a budget)  :: orçamentário
budget {adj} (appropriate to a restricted budget)  :: em conta
budget {v} (construct or draw up a budget)  :: orçar
budget {v} (allow for in a budget)  :: financiar
budgetary {adj} (of or pertaining to a budget)  :: orçamentário {m}
Buenos Aires {prop} (capital of Argentina)  :: Buenos Aires {f}
buffalo {n} (Old World mammals)  :: búfalo {m}
buffalo {n} (North American bison)  :: bisão {m}
Buffalo {prop} (a city in New York State)  :: Búfalo {f}, Buffalo {f}
buffer {n} (portion of memory in computing)  :: buffer {m}
buffer {n} (solution to stabilize pH)  :: solução tampão
buffer {v} (maintain a given acidity)  :: tamponar
buffer solution {n} (buffer solution)  :: solução tampão
buffet {n} (counter or sideboard)  :: buffet {m}
buffet {n} (food)  :: buffet {m}
bufflehead {n} (a duck in the goldeneye genus, Bucephala albeola)  :: pato-de-touca-branca
buffoon {n} (one who acts in a silly or ridiculous fashion)  :: palhaço {m}, bufão {m}
bug {n} (an insect of the order Hemiptera)  :: hemíptero
bug {n} (a colloquial name for insect)  :: bicho {m}, bichinho {m}
bug {n} (problem that needs fixing (especially in computing))  :: defeito {m}, falha {f}, bug {m}, erro {m}
bug {n} (contagious illness, bacteria, virus)  :: micróbio {m}
bug {n} (an enthusiasm for something)  :: ânimo {m}
bug {n} (an electronic listening device)  :: [Brazil] grampo {m}
bug {v} (to annoy)  :: chatear
bug {v} (to install an electronic listening device in)  :: [Brazil] grampear
bugger {n} (heretic) SEE: heretic  ::
bugger {n} (whippersnapper) SEE: whippersnapper  ::
bugger factor {n} (Murphy's law) SEE: Murphy's law  ::
bugger off {interj} (go away) SEE: get lost  ::
buggy {n} (A small motor vehicle, such as a dune buggy)  :: bugue {m}
buggy {adj} (containing programming errors)  :: bugado
bugle {n} (music: simple brass instrument)  :: clarim
build {v} ((transitive) to form by combining materials or parts)  :: construir
build {n} (physique)  :: físico {m}
build castles in the air {v} (to have an idea unlikely to be realized)  :: fazer castelos no ar
builder {n} (a person who builds or constructs things)  :: construtor {m}, construtora {f}, empreiteiro {m}, empreiteira {f}
builder {n} (a bodybuilder) SEE: bodybuilder  ::
building {n} (act or process of building)  :: construção {f}, edificação {f}
building {n} (closed structure with walls and a roof)  :: edifício {m}, prédio {m}, prédio {m}
building site {n} (place where a building is located, under construction, or will be erected)  :: canteiro de obras
building worker {n} (construction worker) SEE: construction worker  ::
built-in {adj} (constructed as a non-detachable part)  :: acoplado
built-in {adj} (essential)  :: essencial {m}
built-in {adj} (included)  :: incorporado
Bujumbura {prop} (capital of Burundi)  :: Bujumbura {f}
Bukhara {prop} (city in Uzbekistan)  :: Bucara {f}, Bukhara {f}
bukkake {n} (pornographic genre)  :: bukkake
bulb {n} (rounded solid object)  :: bulbo {m}
bulb {n} (bulb-shaped root)  :: bulbo {m}
bulb {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
bulbourethral gland {n} (bulbourethral gland)  :: glândula bulbouretral {f}
Bulgaria {prop} (country)  :: Bulgária {f}
Bulgarian {adj} (relating to Bulgaria, its people or the Bulgarian language)  :: búlgaro
Bulgarian {n} (native of Bulgaria)  :: búlgaro {m}, búlgara {f}
Bulgarian {prop} (language)  :: búlgaro {m}
bulge {n} (Something sticking out)  :: protuberância, saliência, bojo {m}
bulge {v} (to stick out from)  :: protuberar
bulimia {n} (eating disorder)  :: bulimia nervosa
bulimia nervosa {n} (eating disorder) SEE: bulimia  ::
bulk {n} (size, mass or volume)  :: volume {m}, quantidade {f}
bulk {n} (major part of something)  :: grosso {m}
bulk {n} (unpackaged goods in transport)  :: granel
bulk {adj} (large in size, mass, or volume)  :: em massa
bulkhead {n} (partition on ship)  :: antepara {f}, comporta {f}
bulky {adj} (large in size, mass, or volume)  :: grosso, volumoso, massudo
bull {n} (uncastrated adult male bovine)  :: touro {m}, toiro {m}
bull {n} (adult male animal)  :: macho {m}
bull {n} (large, strong man)  :: brutamontes {m}
bull {n} (slang: policeman)  :: tira {m-f}
bull {adj} (large and strong)  :: grande {m}
bull {adj} (male)  :: macho {m}
bull {v} (force oneself)  :: forçar
bull {n} (document)  :: bula {f}
bull {n} (seal)  :: selo {m}
bull {n} (nonsense)  :: papo-furado {m}, conversa fiada {f}, besteira {f}
bullcrap {n} (bullshit) SEE: bullshit  ::
bulldog {n} (breed of dog)  :: bulldog {m}, buldogue {m}
bulldozer {n} (tractor)  :: trator (de terraplanagem/terraplenagem) {m}
bullet {n} (projectile)  :: bala {f}
bullet ant {n} (Paraponera clavata)  :: tocandira {f}
bullet hole {n} (wound)  :: tiro {m}
bullet hole {n} (hole)  :: buraco de bala {m}, tiro {m}
bulletin board {n} (a board)  :: quadro de avisos {m}
bulletproof {adj} (capable of withstanding a bullet)  :: à prova de balas
bulletproof vest {n} (bulletproof vest)  :: colete à prova de balas {m}, colete balístico {m}
bullet train {n} (Japanese high-speed train)  :: trem-bala {m}
bull fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bullfighter {n} (a toreador or matador)  :: toureiro {m}, toireiro {m}, toureador {m}
bullfighting {n} (spectacle of manipulating and killing a bull)  :: tauromaquia {f}, tourada {f}, corrida de touros {f}
bullfinch {n} (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)  :: dom-fafe {m}
bullfrog {n} (bullfrog)  :: rã-touro {f}
bullhorn {n} (portable device which electronically amplifies a person’s natural voice)  :: megafone {m}
bullion {n} (bulk quantity of precious metal)  :: barra {f}
bullionism {n} (an economic theory that defines wealth by the amount of precious metals owned)  :: bulionismo {m}
bull market {n} (state of stock market)  :: mercado altista {m}
bullock {n} ((archaic) a young bull)  :: novilho {m}
bull ring {n} (bullring) SEE: bullring  ::
bullring {n} (area in which a bullfight is takes place)  :: praça de touros {f}
bullroarer {n} (musical instrument)  :: rombo {m}
bullseye {n} (centre of a target)  :: na mosca {f}, muche {f}
bullshit {n} (deceitful statements, etc)  :: besteira {f}, asneira {f}, merda {f}
bullshit {n} (object of frustration)  :: palhaçada
bullshit {v} (to tell lies, exaggerate)  :: enganar {m}
bullshit {v} (to have casual conversation with no real point)  :: bater papo
bullshit {interj} (expression of disbelief)  :: mentira {f}, nada a ver
bully {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
bully {n} (person who is cruel to others)  :: rufião {m}, valentão {m}
bully {v} (to intimidate)  :: intimidar, bulir, oprimir
bully {v} (act aggressively towards)  :: atormentar, aterrorizar, maltratar, tiranizar, oprimir
bully {adj} (very good; excellent)  :: valente
bully {interj} (well done!)  :: bravo
bullying {n} (act of intimidating a weaker person)  :: bullying {m}
bullying {n} (persistent acts intended to make life unpleasant)  :: bullying {m}
bulrush {n} (Any of several wetland plants)  :: junco {m}, taboa {f}
bulwark {n} (a defensive wall or rampart)  :: baluarte {m}
bulwark {n} (a defense or safeguard)  :: baluarte {m}
bulwark {n} (a breakwater)  :: quebra-mar {m}
bulwark {n} ((nautical) the planking or plating along the sides of a nautical vessel above her gunwale)  :: amurada {f}
bum {n} (informal: buttocks or anus)  :: nalgas, cu, ânus {m}, traseiro {m}, bunda {f}, bumbum {m}
bum {n} (informal: butt(ocks) specifically)  :: nalgas, bunda {f}, nádegas {f-p}, bumbum {m}
bum {n} (anus specifically)  :: cu, ânus {m}, brioco {m}, toba {m}
bum {n} (hobo)  :: sem-teto {m} {f}
bum {v} (to beg for something)  :: implorar
bumblebee {n} (genus of bee)  :: abelhão {m}, mamangaba {f}, mangangá {f}
bumfodder {n} (toilet paper) SEE: toilet paper  ::
bumfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
bump {n} (the sound of such a collision)  :: estrondo {m}
bump {n} (a protuberance on a level surface)  :: saliência {f}, protuberância {f}
bump {n} (a swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury)  :: inchaço {m}, galo
bumper {n} (impact absorber on a vehicle)  :: para-choque {m}, para-choques {m}
bumper car {n} (vehicle)  :: carrinho de choque {m}
bun {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
bun {n} (A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced)  :: pãozinho (doce) {m}
bun {n} (A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head)  :: coque {m}
bunch {n} (a group of a number of similar things)  :: penca {f}, cacho {m}, molho {m} [coletivo de chaves]
bunch {n} (an informal body of friends)  :: cambada
bunch {n} (a considerable amount)  :: penca {f}
bundle {n} (group of objects held together by wrapping or tying)  :: fardo {m}
bundle {n} (package wrapped or tied up for carrying)  :: pacote {m}, embrulho {m}
bundle {n} (biology: cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres)  :: feixe {m}
bundle {n} (colloquial: large amount, especially of money)  :: monte {m}
bundle {v} (to tie or wrap together)  :: enfardar
bung {n} (bribe) SEE: bribe  ::
bungalow {n} (small house or cottage)  :: bangalô {m}
bungee jumping {n} (jumping from a great height with a cord)  :: bungee jumping {m}, bungee jump {m}
bungling {n} (an act or acts of incompetence)  :: deslize {m}, gafe {f}
bunion {n} (bump on the big toe)  :: joanete {m}
bunk {n} (one of a series of berth in tiers)  :: beliche {m}
bunk {n} ((nautical) built-in bed on board ship)  :: beliche {m}
bunk bed {n} (two or more beds fixed on top of one another)  :: beliche {m}
bunkbed {n} (bunk bed) SEE: bunk bed  ::
bunker {n} (hardened shelter)  :: casamata
bunny {n} (young rabbit)  :: coelhinho {m}
bunny {n} (women in a costume of rabbit ears and tail)  :: coelhinha {f}
Bunsen burner {n} (small laboratory gas burner)  :: bico de Bunsen {m}
bunting {n} (bird)  :: emberiza {f}
buoy {n} (nautical: a moored float)  :: bóia {f}
buoy {v} (To maintain or enhance enthusiasm or confidence)  :: sustentar
buoyance {n} (buoyancy) SEE: buoyancy  ::
buoyancy {n} (physics: upward force on an immersed body)  :: impulsão {f}, empuxo
bur {n} (prickly husk) SEE: burr  ::
burble {v} (to bubble, to gurgle)  :: borbulhar
burden {n} (heavy load)  :: carga, fardo {m}
burden {n} (responsibility, onus)  :: responsabilidade {f}, obrigação
burden {n} (cause of worry)  :: preocupação {f}
burden {v} (encumber)  :: carregar
burden of proof {n} (duty of a party in a legal proceeding)  :: ônus da prova {m}
burdensome {adj} (of or like a burden; arduous or demanding)  :: exigente
burdock {n} (any of the species of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium)  :: bardana
bureau {n} (translations to be checked)  :: escritório {m}, birô {m}
bureau {n} (desk)  :: mesa, escrivaninha, birô {m}
bureau {n} (chest of drawers for clothes)  :: cômoda {f}, cômodas {f-p}
bureau {n} (office (room)) SEE: office  ::
bureaucracy {n} (system of administration)  :: burocracia {f}
bureaucrat {n} (An official in a bureaucracy)  :: burocrata {m} {f}
bureaucratic {adj} (of or pertaining to bureaucracy)  :: burocrático
bureau de change {n} (a place where foreign currency can be exchanged)  :: casa de câmbio {f}
burg {n} (fortified town in medieval Europe)  :: burgo {m}
Burgenland {prop} (the easternmost federal state of Austria)  :: Burgenland {m}
burgeon {v} (to grow or expand)  :: desabrochar
burger {n} (informal: hamburger)  :: xis {m}
burggrave {n} (one appointed to the command of a burg)  :: burgrave {m}
burglar {n} (thief who steals from premises)  :: ladrão {m}
burglary {n} (the crime of breaking into)  :: arrombamento {m}
burgomaster {n} (the mayor of a town in certain countries)  :: burgomestre {m}
burgundy {n} (color)  :: bordô
burgundy {adj} (color)  :: bordô, vinho
Burgundy {prop} (region)  :: Borgonha {f}, Burgúndia {f}
burial {n} (interment)  :: enterro, sepultura, inumação
burka {n} (female garment that covers the whole body)  :: burca
Burkina Faso {prop} (country)  :: Burquina Faso
burlap {n} (strong cloth)  :: serapilheira {f}, aniagem {f}
burly {adj} (well-built)  :: corpulento {m}, grandão {m}
Burma {prop} (Southeast Asian country (former name), see also: Myanmar)  :: Birmânia {f}
Burmese {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Burma)  :: birmanês {m}, birmã {m}, birmane {m}
Burmese {n} (a person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent)  :: birmã {m} {f}, birmane {m} {f}
Burmese {n} (cat)  :: birmanês {m}, sagrado da Birmânia {m}
Burmese {prop} (language)  :: birmanês {m}, birmã {m}, birmane {m}
burn {n} (physical injury)  :: queimadura {f}
burn {n} (act of burning something)  :: queimada {f}, queima {f}, queimamento {m}
burn {n} (physical sensation in the muscles)  :: queimação {f}
burn {v} (cause to be consumed by fire)  :: queimar, atear fogo
burn {v} (be consumed by fire)  :: arder, queimar, pirar
burn {v} (overheat)  :: queimar
burn {v} (become overheated)  :: queimar
burn {v} (injure (a person or animal) with heat or caustic chemicals)  :: queimar
burn {v} (feel hot)  :: queimar, arder
burn {v} (write data)  :: gravar
burn {v} (betray)  :: queimar
burn {v} (sunburn) SEE: sunburn  ::
burner {n} (computing: device that allows data or music to be stored on a CD)  :: gravador de CD {m}
burning {adj} (so hot as to seem to burn (something))  :: ardente
burning {adj} (feeling very hot)  :: ardente
burning {adj} (feeling great passion)  :: ardente
burning {n} (fire)  :: queima {f}
burn one's bridges {v} (burn one's bridges)  :: queimar as pontes
burnoose {n} (a thick hooded cloak)  :: albornoz {m}
burn out {v} (to tire due to overwork)  :: ficar esgotado/exausto
burnout {n} (using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary)  :: borrachão {m}
burnt {adj} (carbonized)  :: queimado
burnt {adj} (sun-burned)  :: queimado
burn the midnight oil {v} (work through the night)  :: passar a noite em claro, virar a noite, fazer uma direta
buro {n} (office)  :: escritório {m}
buro {n} (desk)  :: mesa, escrivaninha
buro {n} (chest of drawers for clothes)  :: cômoda {f}, cômodas {f-p}
burocracy {n} (structure and regulations in place to control activity)  :: burocracia {f}
burocratic {adj} (of or pertaining to bureaucracy)  :: burocrático
burp {n} (a softer belch)  :: arroto {m}
burp {v} (to emit a burp)  :: arrotar [Brazil]
burqa {n} (burka) SEE: burka  ::
burr {n} (seed pod with sharp features)  :: ouriço {m}
burrito {n} (Mexican dish)  :: burrito {m}
burro {n} (small donkey)  :: burrico {m}, burrego {m}, burrinho {m}
burrow {n} (A tunnel or hole)  :: túnel, toca
burrow {v} (to dig a hole)  :: cavar
burst {n} (instance or act of bursting)  :: estouro {m}, explosão {f}
burst {v} (to break from internal pressure)  :: arrebentar, estourar
burst {v} (to cause to burst)  :: estourar
burst out laughing {v} (suddenly start laughing intensely)  :: explodir em risadas
Burundi {prop} (a country in Eastern Africa)  :: Burúndi
bury {v} (inter a corpse in a grave or tomb)  :: enterrar
bury {v} (place in the ground)  :: enterrar, soterrar
bury {v} (hide or conceal as if by covering with earth)  :: enterrar
bury {v} (to put an end to; to abandon)  :: esquecer
Buryatia {prop} (Buryatia, Russia)  :: Buriatia {f}
bury the hatchet {v} (to stop fighting or arguing)  :: fazer as pazes
bus {n} (vehicle)  :: ônibus {m} [Brazil], autocarro {m} [Portugal], [Angola] machimbombo {m}
bus {n} (electrical conductor)  :: barramento {m}
bus {n} (medical slang: ambulance) SEE: ambulance  ::
Busan {prop} (Busan, South Korea)  :: Busan {f}
bus driver {n} (driver of a bus)  :: motorista de autocarro/ônibus {m-f}
bush {n} (category of woody plant)  :: arbusto {m}, moita {f}
bush {n} (Remote undeveloped and uncultivated rural area)  :: mato {m}
Bush {prop} (surname)  :: Bush {m} {f}
bush dog {n} (a wild canine animal)  :: cachorro do mato {m}
bushel {n} (dry measure)  :: alqueire {m}
Bushism {prop} (political philosophy)  :: bushimo {m}
Bushman {n} (Bushman)  :: bosquímano {m}
bush pig {n} (pig of the genus Potamochoerus)  :: porco vermelho {m}
business {n} (commercial enterprise or establishment)  :: negócio {m}
business {n} (occupation, work or trade of a person)  :: ramo, trabalho {m}, negócio {m}
business {n} (commercial, industrial or professional activity)  :: negócio {m}
business card {n} (small card)  :: cartão {m}, cartão de visita {m}
business hours {n} (the hours and days when a given business is available to the public)  :: horário de atendimento {m}, horário de funcionamento {m}
business hours {n} (the hours and days when businesses generally operate)  :: horário comercial {m}
businessman {n} (a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution)  :: empresário {m}, homem de negócios {m}, negociante {m} {f}
business trip {n} (business trip)  :: viagem a negócios {f}
businesswoman {n} (woman of business)  :: mulher de negócios {f}
bus lane {n} (lane for bus)  :: faixa de ônibus {f}
bus station {n} (major bus stop, one that serves as a transfer point between a large number of routes)  :: estação de ônibus {f}, rodoviária {f}
bus stop {n} (a stop for public transport buses)  :: ponto de ônibus {m} [Brazil], parada de ônibus {m} [Brazil], paragem (de autocarro) {f} [Portugal]
bust {n} (sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders)  :: busto {m}
bust {n} (breasts and upper thorax of a woman)  :: busto {m}
bustard {n} (any of several birds of the family Otididae)  :: abetarda {f}
buster {n} (loser, uncool person)  :: otário {m}
bustier {n} (a tight-fitting women's top)  :: bustiê {m}
bustle {n} (excited activity)  :: freneticidade {f}
busty {adj} (having large breasts)  :: peituda
busy {adj} (doing a great deal)  :: ocupado
busy {adj} (engaged)  :: ocupado
busybody {n} (someone who interferes with others)  :: intrometido {m}
but {conj} (except)  :: exceto, salvo
but {conj} (rather)  :: mas, porém
but {conj} (although)  :: embora, mas
butane {n} (the organic compound)  :: butano {m}
butanone {n} (the simple aliphatic ketone: CH3CH2COCH3)  :: butanona {f}
butcher {n} (a person who prepares and sells meat)  :: talhante {m} {f} [Portugal], açougueiro {m}, açougueira {f} [Brazil]
butcher {n} (a brutal or indiscriminate killer)  :: carniceiro {m}
butcher {v} (To slaughter animals and prepare meat for market)  :: abater, talhar, cortar
butcher {v} (to kill brutally)  :: trucidar, massacrar
butcher's {n} (butcher’s shop)  :: matadouro, talho {m}, açougue {m}
butchershop {n} (a butcher's shop)  :: matadouro, talho {m}, açougue {m}
butchery {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir  ::
butler {n} (manservant having charge of wines and liquors)  :: mordomo {m}
butler {n} (chief male servant)  :: mordomo {m}
butt {n} (larger or thicker end of anything; e.g., the blunt end of a rifle)  :: bumbum {m}
butt {n} (buttocks)  :: cu, bunda {f}, nádegas {f-p}
butt {n} (remnant of a smoked cigarette or cigar)  :: bituca {f}, guimba {f}
butt crack {n} (groove between buttocks)  :: cofrinho
buttcrack {n} (butt crack) SEE: butt crack  ::
butte {n} (hill)  :: planalto {m}
butter {n} (soft foodstuff made from milk)  :: manteiga {f}
butter {v} (to spread butter on, see also: spread; butter)  :: amanteigar, passar manteiga em
buttercup {n} (flower of the genus Narcissus) SEE: daffodil  ::
buttercup {n} (herb of the genus Ranunculus)  :: ranúnculo {m}
butterfly {n} (insect)  :: borboleta {f}, panapaná {m} [Brazil]
butterfly {n} (swimming stroke) SEE: butterfly stroke  ::
butterfly effect {n} (technical notion of sensitive dependence on initial conditions in chaos theory)  :: efeito borboleta {m}
butterfly net {n} (net used to collect butterflies)  :: puçá {m}
butterfly stroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: nado borboleta {m}, estilo borboleta {m}
buttermilk {n} (traditional buttermilk)  :: leitelho {m}, soro de manteiga {m}
butter up {v} (to flatter)  :: bajular
buttfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
butthole {n} (anus) SEE: anus  ::
butt in {v} (join conversation when not welcome)  :: intrometer-se
butt-naked {adj} (naked) SEE: naked  ::
buttock {n} (each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body)  :: nádega {f}, traseiro {m}, fundilhos {m-p}
button {n} (knob or small disc serving as a fastener)  :: botão {m}
button {n} (a mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger)  :: botão {m}
button {n} (in computer software, an on-screen control that can be selected)  :: botão {m}
button {n} (a badge worn on clothes)  :: bottom {m}, botão {m}
button {n} (botany: a bud)  :: botão {m}
button {n} (slang: clitoris)  :: grelo {m}
button {v} (to fasten with a button)  :: abotoar
buttonhole {n} (hole for a button)  :: casa de botão {f}, casa {f}, botoeira {f}
button mushroom {n} (Agaricus bisporus)  :: champignon {m}
buttonwood {n} (mangrove) SEE: mangrove  ::
buttress {n} (brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it)  :: botaréu {m}, contraforte {m}
buttress {n} (anything that serves to support something)  :: contraforte {m}, apoio {m}, proteção {f}, anteparo {m}, reforço {m}
buttress {n} (feature jutting out from mountain; crag, bluff)  :: contraforte {m}
butyl {n} (Any of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9)  :: butil {m}
buy {v} (to obtain something with money)  :: comprar, adquirir
buy {v} (to accept as true)  :: engolir
buy {n} (purchase) SEE: purchase  ::
buyable {adj} (that can be bought)  :: comprável
buyer {n} (person who makes purchases)  :: comprador
buy the farm {v} (to die)  :: bater as botas
buzz {n} (humming noise)  :: zumbido {m}
buzz {n} (telephone call)  :: ligação {f}
buzz {v} (to make a low, humming or sibilant sound)  :: zumbir
buzzard {n} (bird of the genus Buteo)  :: águia-de-asa-redonda {f}, milhafre {m}
buzzard {n} (scavenging bird) SEE: vulture  ::
buzzer {n} (device)  :: cigarra {f}
buzzword {n} (word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon)  :: buzzword {m} {f}
Bwiti {prop} (an animistic religion of Gabon and Cameroon)  :: bwiti {m}, buiti {m}
by {prep} (near, or next to)  :: perto, próximo {m}
by {prep} (not later than)  :: até
by {prep} (indication of passive voice)  :: por
by {prep} (indicates creator of a work)  :: por, de
by {prep} (indicates a means)  :: por, a
by {prep} (indicates a rule followed)  :: por
by {prep} (indicating amount of progression)  :: em
by {prep} (steady progression)  :: por
by {prep} (with the authority of)  :: por
by {adv} (along a path)  :: por mim {s}, por nós {p}
by accident {adv} (accidentally) SEE: accidentally  ::
by all means {prep} (emphatically yes, definitely)  :: absolutamente, com certeza, sem dúvida
by and by {adv} (soon) SEE: soon  ::
by and large {adv} (mostly, generally; with few exceptions)  :: em geral, no geral
Byblos {prop} (port city in Lebanon)  :: Biblo, Biblos, Byblo, Byblos
by chance {prep} (Accidental(ly) or unexpected(ly))  :: por acaso, casualmente
bycoket {n} (type of ancient cap or headdress)  :: abacote {m}
Bydgoszcz {prop} (a city in Poland)  :: Bydgoszcz {f}
by dint of {prep} (because of) SEE: because of  ::
by dint of {prep} (by means of) SEE: by means of  ::
bye {interj} (short for goodbye)  :: tchau, até mais, até logo [see you soon, a bit formal], até breve [see you soon, formal], adeus [formal, leaving for long]
bye-bye {n} (goodbye)  :: tchau tchau
Byelorussian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic)  :: RSS da Bielorrússia
by foot {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot  ::
by hand {prep} (manually)  :: à mão
by heart {prep} (knowing completely)  :: de cor, de memória, na ponta da língua
by hook or by crook {prep} (by any means possible)  :: como for, por bem ou por mal
bylaw {n} (law or rule governing the internal affairs of an organization)  :: estatuto
bylina {n} (traditional East Slavic oral epic narrative poem)  :: bilina {f}
by means of {prep} (By using)  :: por meio de
by mistake {prep} (mistakenly) SEE: mistakenly  ::
by no means {prep} (certainly not)  :: de modo algum
by now {prep} (now)  :: por ora, por agora
by oneself {prep} (without help)  :: sozinho {m}
by oneself {prep} (without company)  :: sozinho, , por si
bypass {n} (road)  :: desvio {m}, contorno {m}
bypass {n} (circumvention)  :: desvio {m}
bypass {n} (alternative passage for a bodily fluid)  :: ponte {f}, bypass {m}
bypass {v} (to avoid an obstacle etc, by constructing or using a bypass)  :: contornar
bypass {v} (to ignore the usual channels or procedures)  :: contornar
byproduct {n} (secondary or additional product)  :: derivado {m}
by-product {n} (secondary product)  :: subproduto {m}
by-product {n} (side effect)  :: subproduto {m}
byre {n} (a barn, especially one used for keeping cattle)  :: vacaria {f}
bystander {n} (a person who, although present at some event, does not take part in it; an observer or spectator)  :: espectador {m}
byte {n} (unit)  :: byte {m}, baite {m}
by the Grace of God {prep} (By divine right)  :: pela graça de Deus
by the time {prep} (when) SEE: when  ::
by the way {prep} (incidentally)  :: a propósito, aliás, por sinal, diga-se de passagem, já agora
by turns {adv} (one after the other) SEE: in turn  ::
by virtue of {prep} (because of)  :: em virtude de
byword {n} (a proverb)  :: dito {m}
Byzantine {adj} (of or pertaining to Byzantium)  :: bizantino
Byzantine {adj} (belonging to the civilisation of the Eastern-Roman empire)  :: bizantino
Byzantine {adj} (overly complex or intricate)  :: bizantino
Byzantine {n} (native of Byzantine Empire)  :: bizantino {m}, bizantina {f}
Byzantine Empire {prop} (an ancient Greek-speaking empire of Eastern Europe)  :: Império Bizantino {m}
Byzantium {prop} (Byzantine Empire) SEE: Byzantine Empire  ::
Byzantium {prop} (ancient Greek city)  :: Bizâncio