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MEP {initialism} (Member of the European Parliament)  :: eurodeputado {m}, eurodeputada {f}, europarlamentar {m} {f}
MP3 {initialism} (MPEG Layer 3)  :: MP3 {m}
MP3 player {n} (electronic device for playing digital audio files in the MP3 format)  :: MP3 {m}, tocador de MP3 {m}
MRSA {n} (initialism or acronym for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)  :: SARM
MVP {n} (minimum viable product)  :: produto viável mínimo {m}
Maasai {n} (group of people)  :: massai {m-p}
Maasai {prop} (language)  :: massai {m}
Maastricht {prop} (capital of the province of Limburg in The Netherlands)  :: Maastricht {f}
MacBook {n} (device)  :: MacBook {m}
Macanese {n} (Macanese (person))  :: macaense {m} {f}
Macanese {prop} (Macanese (language))  :: patuá macaense {m}, crioulo macaense {m}
Macaoese {n} (Macaoese)  :: macaísta {m} {f}
Macaronesia {prop} (islands in the North Atlantic)  :: Macaronésia {f}
Macaronesian {adj} (pertaining to Macaronesia)  :: macaronésio
Macau {prop} (a city just west of Hong Kong)  :: Macau
Maccabean {adj} (pertaining to the Maccabees)  :: macabeu
Maccabee {n} (Maccabee)  :: macabeu {m}
Maccabees {prop}  :: Macabeus {m} {m-p}
Macedo-Romanian {prop} (Aromanian) SEE: Aromanian  ::
Macedonia {prop} (ancient kingdom)  :: Macedónia {f} [Portugal], Macedônia {f} [Brazil]
Macedonia {prop} (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, see also: former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)  :: Macedónia {f} [Portugal], Macedônia {f} [Brazil]
Macedonia {prop} (region of northern Greece)  :: Macedónia {f} [Portugal], Macedônia {f} [Brazil]
Macedonia {prop} (modern geographical region)  :: Macedónia {f} [Portugal], Macedônia {f} [Brazil]
Macedonia {prop} (region of Bulgaria)  :: Macedónia búlgara {f} [Portugal]; Macedônia búlgara {f} [Brazil]
Macedonian {adj} (of Macedonia or its people or language)  :: macedónio [Portugal], macedônio [Brazil], macedónico [Portugal], macedônico [Brazil]
Macedonian {n} (person from Macedonia)  :: macedónio [Portugal], macedônio [Brazil], macedónico [Portugal], macedônico [Brazil]
Macedonian {prop} (Slavic language of Macedonia)  :: macedónio [Portugal], macedônio [Brazil]
Macedonian {prop} (language of antiquity)  :: macedónio [Portugal], macedônio [Brazil]
Macerata {prop} (province)  :: Macerata
Macerata {prop} (town)  :: Macerata
Mach {n} (ratio)  :: Mach {m}
Mach {n} (the Mach number)  :: Mach {m}, número de Mach {m}, número Mach {m}
Machiavellian {adj} (attempting to achieve goals by cunning, scheming, and unscrupulous methods)  :: maquiavélico
Machiavellian {adj} (related to the philosophical system of Niccolò Machiavelli)  :: maquiaveliano
Machiavellianism {n} (philosophy)  :: Maquiavelismo {m}; Maquiavelismo {m}
Machiavellianism {n} (political maneuver)  :: Maquiavelismo {m}
Machiavellianism {n} (ruthless, duplicitous behavior)  :: Maquiavelismo {m}
Machmeter {n} (an instrument that measures the speed of an aircraft relative to that of sound and displays it in Mach numbers)  :: maquímetro {m}
Machu Picchu {prop} (an ancient Inca site in Peru)  :: Machu Picchu {f}
Madagascar {prop} (country in Southern Africa)  :: Madagáscar [Portugal], Madagascar [Brazil]
Madeira {prop} (island and autonomous region)  :: Madeira {f}
Madeira {n} (wine)  :: vinho da Madeira {m}, vinho Madeira {m}
Madhya Pradesh {prop} (Madhya Pradesh, India)  :: Madhya Pradesh
Madonna {prop} (Virgin Mary) SEE: Virgin Mary  ::
Madras {prop} (city)  :: Madras {f}, Madrasta {f}
Madrid {prop} (capital of Spain)  :: Madrid {f} [Portugal], Madri {f} [Brazil], Madride [now uncommon]
Madrilenian {adj} (of Madrid)  :: madrileno {m}, madrilenho {m}, madrilense {m} {f}
Madrileño {adj} (of Madrid) SEE: Madrilenian  ::
Madrileño {n} (Someone from Madrid) SEE: Madrilenian  ::
Mafioso {n} (member of the mafia, see also: mobster)  :: mafioso {m}
Magadan {prop} (city in Siberia)  :: Magadan {f}
Magas {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Magas {f}
Magdalene {prop} (female given name)  :: Madalena
Magdalene {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Mary Magdalene  ::
Magdeburg {prop} (city)  :: Magdeburgo {m}
Magellan {prop} (surname)  :: Magalhães {m}
Magellanic penguin {n} (Penguin)  :: pinguim-de-magalhães
Maghreb {prop} (region in Africa)  :: Magrebe {m}
Maghrebi {adj} (of or relating to the Maghreb)  :: magrebe
Maghrebi {n} (native of the Maghreb)  :: magrebe {m} {f}
Magi {prop} (the wise men who gave gifts to Jesus)  :: reis magos {m-p}
Magna Carta {prop} (Magna Carta)  :: Magna Carta {f}
Magna Graecia {prop} (Ancient Greek colonies in Italy and Sicily)  :: Magna Grécia {f}
Magnitogorsk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Magnitogorsk {f}
Magyar {adj} (Hungarian) SEE: Hungarian  ::
Maharashtra {prop} (state in western India)  :: Maharashtra {f}
Maharastra {prop} (Maharashtra) SEE: Maharashtra  ::
Mahilyow {prop} (Mogilev) SEE: Mogilev  ::
Maia {prop} (daughter of Atlas)  :: Maia {f}
Maillard reaction {n} (condensation reaction of an amino acid)  :: reação de Maillard {f}
Main {prop} (river in southern Germany)  :: Meno {m}
Maine {prop} (province in France)  :: Maine {f}
Maine {prop} (US State)  :: Maine {m}
Mainz {prop} (the state capital of Rhineland-Palatinate)  :: Mogúncia {f}, Mainz {f}
Majesty {pron} (term of address for royalty and imperiality)  :: majestade
Majorca {prop} (island)  :: Maiorca {f}
Majuro {prop} (city)  :: Majuro {f}
Makassar {prop} (city in Indonesia)  :: Macassar {f}
Makhachkala {prop} (capital of Dagestan, Russia)  :: Makhachkala {f}, Petrovsk {f}
Malé {prop} (capital of the Maldives)  :: Malé {f}
Malabo {prop} (capital of Equatorial Guinea)  :: Malabo {f}
Malacca {prop} (state in Malaysia)  :: Malaca {f}, Málaca {f}
Malachi {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Malaquias {m}
Malachi {prop} (minor prophet)  :: Malaquias {m}
Malachi {prop} (male given name)  :: Malaquias {m}
Malagasy {n} (person)  :: malgaxe {m}, madagascarense
Malagasy {prop} (the language of the Malagasy, when considered one language)  :: malgaxe {m}
Malagasy {adj} (pertaining to Madagascar)  :: malgaxe {m}, madagascarense
Malakal {prop} (city in South Sudan)  :: Malakal {f}, Malacal {f}
Malawi {prop} (Republic of Malawi)  :: Malawi {m}, Malavi {m}, Malaui {m}
Malay {adj} (of the Malay people)  :: malaio {m}, malásio
Malay {adj} (of or pertaining to Malaysia)  :: malaio, malásio
Malay {adj} (in, of or otherwise pertaining to the Malay language)  :: malaio
Malay {n} (Malay person)  :: malaio {m}, malásio {m}
Malay {prop} (the Malay language)  :: malaio {m}
Malay Archipelago {prop} (archipelago)  :: Arquipélago Malaio
Malayalam {prop} (language)  :: malaiala
Malaysia {prop} (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Malásia {f}
Malaysian {prop} (Malay) SEE: Malay  ::
Malaysian {adj} (Pertaining to Malaysia)  :: malaio
Malaysian {n} (a native of Malaysia)  :: malaio {m}
Maldives {prop} (country in South Asia)  :: Maldivas {f-p}
Maldivian {n} (person)  :: maldivo {m}
Maldivian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the Maldives, the Maldivian people or the Maldivian language.)  :: maldivo {m}
Maldivian {prop} (language) SEE: Dhivehi  ::
Maleventum {prop} (ancient Samnian city)  :: Maleventum {f}, Malevento {m}
Mali {prop} (a country in Western Africa)  :: Mali
Malian {n} (A person from Mali or of Malian descent)  :: maliano {m}, maliense {m} {f}
Malian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Mali or the Malian people)  :: maliano, maliense
Mallarméan {adj} (of or relating to Stéphane Mallarmé)  :: mallarmeano
Malmö {prop} (city in Sweden)  :: Malmo {f}, Malmö {f}, Malmoe {f}
Malta {prop} (republic)  :: Malta {f}
Malta {prop} (island)  :: Malta {f}
Maltese {n} (Maltese people collectively: plural)  :: malteses {m-p}
Maltese {n} (inhabitant of Malta)  :: maltês
Maltese {prop} (language of Malta)  :: maltês {m}, maltês {m}
Maltese {adj} (pertaining to Malta or its language)  :: maltês
Maltese cross {n} (cross)  :: cruz de Malta {f}
Man {prop} (genus Homo)  :: homem {m}, ser humano {m}, humano
Managua {prop} (capital of Nicaragua)  :: Manágua {f}
Manama {prop} (the capital city of Bahrain)  :: Manama {f}
Manche {prop} (department of Normandy, France)  :: Mancha {f}
Manchego {n} (a firm, compact cheese from La Mancha)  :: manchego {m}
Manchester {prop} (major city in the north-west of England)  :: Manchester {f}
Manchu {n} (person of Manchuria)  :: manchu {m} {f}, manchuriano {m}
Manchu {prop} (language)  :: manchu {m}
Manchu {adj} (Manchurian, referring to the Manchu(rian) people)  :: manchu {m} {f}, manchuriano {m}
Manchu {adj} (Manchurian, referring to the Manchu language)  :: manchu {m} {f}, manchuriano {m}
Manchuria {prop} (Manchuria)  :: Manchúria {f}
Mandaean {n} (a believer in, or follower of, Mandaeism)  :: mandeu {m}
Mandaeism {prop} (a monotheistic religion of the Iraq region)  :: mandeísmo {m}
Mandarin {prop} (Standard Mandarin, see also: Chinese)  :: mandarim {m}
Mandela {prop} (surname)  :: Mandela {m} {f}
Mangalore {prop} (city in western India)  :: Mangalore
Mangalorean {n} (Resident of the city of Mangalore)  :: Mangaloreano {m}
Manichaean {n} (a follower of Manichaeism)  :: maniqueísta {m} {f}, maniqueu {m}
Manichaean {adj} (of or relating to Manichaeism)  :: maniqueísta, maniqueu
Manichaeism {prop} (religion)  :: maniqueísmo {f}
Manila {prop} (capital of the Philippines)  :: Manila {f}
Manila hemp {n} (the fibre of the abaca)  :: abacá {m}
Manipur {prop} (Manipur, India)  :: Manipur {m}
Manitoba {prop} (Province in western Canada)  :: Manitoba
Mannerism {n} (style of art)  :: maneirismo {m}
Mannerist {adj} (of or relating to Mannerism)  :: maneirista
Mannerist {n} (an artist who works in the style of Mannerism)  :: maneirista {m} {f}
Mantua {prop} (province)  :: Mântua
Mantua {prop} (city)  :: Mântua
Manx {prop} (Manx Gaelic) SEE: Manx Gaelic  ::
Manx Gaelic {prop} (a Goidelic language spoken on the Isle of Man)  :: manx {m}, manquês {m}
Manx cat {n} (mammal)  :: gato manx {m}
Manx shearwater {n}  :: bobo-pequeno {m}, estapagado {m}
Mao jacket {n} (Mao suit) SEE: Mao suit  ::
Mao suit {n} (jacket popularised in China)  :: terno Mao {m}
Maoism {n} (philosophy espoused by Mao Zedong)  :: maoísmo {m}
Maoist {adj} (of Maoism)  :: maoísta
Maoist {n} (Maoist advocate)  :: maoísta {m} {f}
Maori {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to the Māori)  :: maori
Maori {prop} (indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand)  :: maori {m}
Maori {prop} (language of the Māori)  :: maori {m}
Maori {n} (member of the people of New Zealand)  :: maori {m}
Mapudungun {prop} (language)  :: mapuche {m}
Maputo {prop} (capital of Mozambique)  :: Maputo {m}
Maracanaço {prop} (final match in the 1950 FIFA World Cup)  :: Maracanaço {m}
Maranhão {prop} (state in north-eastern Brazil)  :: Maranhão {m}
Marathi {prop} (language of Maharashtra)  :: marata {m}
Marathi {n} (people of Maharashtra)  :: marata {m} {f}
Marathi {adj} (pertaining to Maharashtra or its language)  :: marata {m} {f}
Marathon {prop} (town in Greece)  :: Maratona {f}
Marcel {prop} (male given name)  :: Marcelo {m}
Marcellus {prop} (male given name)  :: Marcelo {m}
March {prop} (third month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: março {m}
Marcionism {n} (early Christian teaching)  :: marcionismo {m}
Marcionite {n} (a follower of Marcionism)  :: marcionita {m} {f}, marcionista {m} {f}
Marcionite {adj} (of or pertaining to Marcionism)  :: marcionita, marcionista
Marcomannic {adj} (of or pertaining to the Marcomanni)  :: marcomano
Margaret {prop} (female given name)  :: Margarida {f}
Marian {prop} (Female given name)  :: Mariana {f}
Marian {adj} (relating to Virgin Mary)  :: mariano, marista
Mariana Trench {prop} (trench in the North Pacific Ocean)  :: Fossa das Marianas
Marie {prop} (female given name) SEE: Mary  ::
Marina {prop} (female given name)  :: Marina {f}
Mario {prop} (the given name)  :: Mário {m}
Mariupol {prop} (city)  :: Mariupol {f}
Marius {prop} (male given name)  :: Mário {m}
Mark {prop} (male given name)  :: Marcos {m}, Marco {m}
Mark {prop} (the Evangelist)  :: Marcos {m}
Mark {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Marcos {m}
Marrakech {prop} (city in Morocco)  :: Marrakech {f}, Marrakesh {f}
Marrano {n} (Iberian Jew who practised Judaism in secret)  :: marrano {m}
Mars {prop} (planet)  :: Marte {m}
Mars {prop} (god of war)  :: Marte {m}
Marseillaise {prop} (the French national anthem)  :: A Marselhesa {f}
Marseille soap {n} (kind of hard soap)  :: sabão de Marselha {m}
Marseilles {prop} (city in France)  :: Marselha {f}
Marshall Islands {prop} (Republic of the Marshall Islands)  :: Ilhas Marshall
Marshall-Lerner condition {n} (Marshall-Lerner condition)  :: condição de Marshall-Lerner {f}, condição Marshall-Lerner {f}
Marshallese {prop} (language)  :: marshallês {m}
Marshallese {n} (An inhabitant of the Marshall Islands)  :: marshallês {m}
Marshallese {adj} (Of or pertaining to the Marshall Islands, its people, or its language)  :: marshallês {m}
Martha {prop} (female given name)  :: Marta {f}
Martha {prop} (biblical sister of Lazarus and Mary)  :: Marta {f}
Martial {prop} (male given name)  :: Marcial
Martial {prop} (Roman poet)  :: Marcial
Martian {adj} (pertaining to the planet Mars)  :: marciano
Martian {n} (imaginary inhabitant of the planet Mars)  :: marciano {m}
Martin {prop} (given name)  :: Martinho {m}, Martim {m}
Martinique {prop} (Department of Martinique)  :: Martinica
Marx {prop} (surname)  :: Marx
Marxian {adj} (of or pertaining to Karl Marx and his ideas)  :: marxiano {m}
Marxism {n} (philosophy)  :: marxismo {m}
Marxism {n} (ideology)  :: marxismo {m}
Marxism-Leninism {prop} (communist ideological stream)  :: marxismo-leninismo {m}
Marxist {adj} (following Marxism)  :: marxista
Marxist {n} (one who follows Marxism)  :: marxista {m} {f}
Mary {prop} (female given name)  :: Maria {f}
Mary {prop} (biblical mother of Jesus)  :: Maria {f}
Mary Jane {prop} (double given name)  :: Maria Joana {f}
Mary Jane {n} (slang for marijuana)  :: fumo {m}, erva {f}
Mary Magdalene {prop} (female disciple of Jesus)  :: Maria Madalena {f}
Maryland {prop} (a state of the United States of America)  :: Maryland {m}, Marilândia {f}
Maseru {prop} (capital of Lesotho)  :: Maseru {f}
Masovia {prop} (Region of Poland)  :: Mazóvia {f}
Masr {prop} (Egypt) SEE: Egypt  ::
Mass {n} (Roman Catholic Church: the principal liturgical service)  :: missa {f}
Massachusetts {prop} (a state of the United States of America)  :: Massachusetts {m}
Masuria {prop} (an area in northeastern Poland)  :: Masúria
Matabeleland {prop} (a region in the west of Zimbabwe)  :: Matabelelândia {f}
Matera {prop} (town)  :: Matera
Matilda {prop} (female given name, cognates and transliterations)  :: Matilde {f}, Matilda {f}
Mato Grosso {prop} (state in central-western Brazil)  :: Mato Grosso {m}
Mato Grosso do Sul {prop} (state in south-western Brazil)  :: Mato Grosso do Sul {m}
Matsuyama {prop} (a city of Japan)  :: Matsuyama
Matthew {prop} (male given name)  :: Mateus {m}
Matthew {prop} (biblical disciple)  :: Mateus {m}
Matthew {prop} (gospel of Matthew)  :: Mateus {m}
Matthias {prop} (the Apostle replacing Judas)  :: Matias {m}
Matthias {prop} (male given name)  :: Matias {m}
Mau Mau {prop} (a group of anti-British insurgents in colonial Kenya)  :: Mau-Mau {m-p}
Maundy Thursday {prop} (Thursday before Easter)  :: Quinta-Feira Santa {f}, Quinta-feira de Endoenças {f}
Maurice {prop} (male given name)  :: Maurício
Mauritania {prop} (Islamic Republic of Mauritania)  :: Mauritânia {f}
Mauritanian {n} (Mauritanian person)  :: mauritano {m}
Mauritanian {adj} (Mauritanian)  :: mauritano
Mauritius {prop} (country)  :: Maurícia
May {prop} (fifth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: maio {m}
May bug {n} (cockchafer) SEE: cockchafer  ::
Maya {prop} (language)  :: maia {m}, iucateque {m}
Maya {prop}  :: maia {m} {f}
Maykop {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Maikop {f}
Mayotte {prop} (Territorial Collectivity of Mayotte)  :: Mayotte
Mazandaran {prop} (northern province of Iran)  :: Mazandaran
Mbabane {prop} (capital of Swaziland)  :: Mbabane {f}
Möbius band {n} (Möbius strip) SEE: Möbius strip  ::
Möbius strip {n} (one-sided surface)  :: fita de Möbius {f}
McDonald's {prop} (fast-food restaurant)  :: McDonalds {m}
McIntosh {n} (apple tree and fruit variety)  :: McIntosh
Mdina {prop} (city in Malta)  :: Mdina {f}
Mecca {prop} (city in Saudi Arabia)  :: Meca {f}
Mecca {n} (important place to visit by people with a particular interest)  :: meca {f}, Meca {f}
Mecklenburg {prop} (region of Germany)  :: Mecklemburgo {m}, Mecklenburg {m}, Mecklenburgo {m}
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania {prop} (one of the component states of Germany)  :: Mecklemburgo-Pomerânia Ocidental {m}
Medieval Latin {prop} (language)  :: latim medieval {m}
Medina {prop} (a city)  :: Medina {f}
Mediterranean {adj} (Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea and the region around it)  :: mediterrânico, mediterrâneo
Mediterranean {prop} (region surrounding the Mediterranean Sea)  :: região do Mediterrâneo {f}, Mediterrâneo {m}
Mediterranean {prop} (Mediterranean Sea) SEE: Mediterranean Sea  ::
Mediterranean Sea {prop} (the sea between Europe and Africa)  :: Mediterrâneo {m}, Mar Mediterrâneo {m}
Medusa {prop} (one of the Gorgons)  :: Medusa {f}
Medvedev {prop} (transliteration of Медве́дев)  :: Medvedev
Meghalaya {prop} (state)  :: Meghalaya
Megleno-Romanian {prop} (language)  :: megleno-romeno {m}
Mekong {prop} (river in Asia)  :: Mekong {m}
Melanesia {prop} (part of Oceania)  :: Melanésia {f}
Melbourne {prop} (city in Australia)  :: Melbourne {f}
Melchizedek {prop} (king and priest)  :: Melquisedeque {m}
Melissa {prop} (female given name)  :: Melissa {f}
Melkite {n} (an Eastern Christian who adhered to the doctrines agreed by the Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon)  :: melquita {m} {f}
Melpomene {prop} (Muse of tragedy)  :: Melpómene {f}, Melpômene {f}, Melpomene {f}
Member of Parliament {n} (representative)  :: deputado {m}
Memnon {prop} (Ethiopian king and warrior)  :: Mêmnon {m}
Menelaus {prop} (the king of Mycenaean Sparta)  :: Menelau
Mennonite {n} (a member of such a church or denomination or a person with a Mennonite heritage)  :: menonita {m} {f}
Mennonite {adj} (of or related to a Mennonite, Mennonites, their movement or church(es))  :: menonita
Menoetius {prop} (a Titan)  :: Menoécio {m}
Menoetius {prop} (one of Hades’ shepherds)  :: Menoécio {m}
Menoetius {prop} (father of Patroclus and son of Actor)  :: Menoécio {m}
Menshevik {n} (member of a faction of the Russian revolutionary movement)  :: menchevique {m} {f}
Mephistophelean {adj} (showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil)  :: mefistofélico
Mephistopheles {prop} (Devil to whom Faust sold his soul)  :: Mefistófeles {m}
Mercia {prop} (one of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England)  :: Mércia {f}
Mercian {adj} (of, from or relating to Mercia)  :: mércio
Mercury {prop} (planet)  :: Mercúrio {m}
Mercury {prop} (Roman god)  :: Mercúrio {m}
Merkel {prop} (surname)  :: Merkel
Merlin {prop} (Wizard in Arthurian legend)  :: Merlin {m}, Merlim {m}
Merovingian {adj} (of or relating to the dynasty)  :: merovíngio
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year {phrase} (traditional greeting for the Christmas and the new year)  :: Bom Natal e Feliz Ano Novo!, Feliz Natal e próspero Ano Novo!, Boas Festas!
Mesoamerica {prop} (a pre-Columbian cultural region encompassing southern Mexico and Central America)  :: Mesoamérica {f}
Mesolithic {n} (Mesolithic period)  :: Mesolítico {m}
Mesopotamia {prop} (region between Euphrates and Tigris)  :: Mesopotâmia {f}
Messiah {prop} ((Christianity) Jesus)  :: Messias {m}
Messidor {prop} (the tenth month of the French Republican Calendar)  :: messidor {m}
Messina {prop} (town)  :: Messina {f}
Methodism {n} (Methodist Christian movement founded by John Wesley)  :: metodismo {m}
Methodist {prop} (a member of the Methodist Church)  :: metodista {m} {f}
Methodist {adj} (of or relating to Methodism)  :: metodista
Methuselah {prop} (Biblical character)  :: Matusalém
Methuselah {prop} (person or thing that has lived to a very old age)  :: matusalém {m}
Metis {prop} (in Greek mythology)  :: Métis {f}
Metis {prop} (satellite of Jupiter)  :: Métis
Metz {prop} (the capital city of the région of Lorraine)  :: Metz {f}
Meuse {prop} (river)  :: Mosa {m}
Mexica {n} (member)  :: mexica {m} {f}
Mexican {n} (person from Mexico or of Mexican descent)  :: mexicano {m}, mexicana {f}
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to Mexico)  :: mexicano
Mexican {n} (Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl  ::
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl  ::
Mexican {n} (Mexica) SEE: Mexica  ::
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to the Mexica people) SEE: Mexica  ::
Mexican Spanish {prop} (Mexican dialect of Spanish)  :: espanhol mexicano {m}
Mexican wave {n} (A phenomenon at sports events)  :: ola {m}
Mexican wolf {n} (rare subspecies of grey wolf)  :: lobo mexicano {m}
Mexicanness {n} (quality of being Mexican)  :: mexicanidade {f}
Mexico {prop} (country)  :: México {m}
Mexico {prop} (Mexico City) SEE: Mexico City  ::
Mexico City {prop} (capital of Mexico)  :: México, Cidade do México
Miami {prop} (city in Florida, United States)  :: Miami {f}
Micah {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Miqueias {m}, Micaías {m}
Micah {prop} (Biblical character: minor prophet and author)  :: Miqueias {m}, Micaías {m}
Micah {prop} (Biblical character: Ephraimite featured in Judges 17–18)  :: Miqueias
Micah {prop} (male given name)  :: Miqueias
Michael {prop} (male given name)  :: Miguel {m}, Maicon {m}
Michael {prop} (archangel)  :: Miguel {m}
Michaela {prop} (feminine form of Michael)  :: Micaela {f}
Michelle {prop} (female given name) SEE: Michaela  ::
Michigan {prop} (US state)  :: Michigan {m}
Mickey Mouse {prop} (Disney character)  :: Rato Mickey, Mickey Mouse {m}
Micronesia {prop} (country)  :: Micronésia
Micronesian {n} (A person from Micronesia or of Micronesian descent)  :: micronésio {m}
Micronesian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Micronesia or the Micronesian people)  :: micronésio
Microsoft {n} (Transliterations and translations)  :: Microsoft {f}
Midas {prop} (Greek mythology)  :: Midas {m}
Midas touch {prop} (ability to gain success from one’s actions)  :: toque de Midas {m}
Middle Ages {prop} (historical period)  :: Idade Média {f}
Middle Cornish {prop} (the Celtic language spoken in Cornwall)  :: córnico médio {m}
Middle Dutch {prop} (the Middle Dutch language)  :: holandês médio {m}
Middle Earth {prop} (Middle-earth) SEE: Middle-earth  ::
Middle Earth {prop} (Earth) SEE: Earth  ::
Middle Earth {prop} (Midgard) SEE: Midgard  ::
Middle East {prop} (region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa)  :: Oriente Médio
Middle English {prop} (Middle English)  :: inglês médio {m}
Middle French {prop} (Middle French)  :: francês médio {m}
Middle High German {prop} (Middle High German)  :: alto-alemão médio {m}
Middle Irish {prop} (the Gaelic language spoken in Ireland)  :: irlandês médio {m}
Middle Kingdom {prop} (nickname for China)  :: Reino Médio {m}, Reino do Meio {m}
Middle Kingdom {prop} (Egypt in the 12th and 13th dynasties)  :: Reino Médio {m}
Middle-earth {prop} (fictional place on Earth where most of the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien are set)  :: terra-média {f}
Middle-earth {prop} (Middle Earth) SEE: Midgard  ::
Midgard {prop} (Earth) SEE: Earth  ::
Midgard {prop} (the abode of humans, between heaven and hell)  :: Midgard {f}
Midway {prop} (atoll in the North Pacific)  :: Midway {f}
Milan {prop} (province)  :: Milão {f}
Milan {prop} (city and capital)  :: Milão {f}
Milanese {adj} (pertaining to Milan)  :: milanês
Milanese {n} (native or inhabitant of Milan)  :: milanês {m}, milanesa {f}
Miletus {prop} (ancient Greek city)  :: Mileto {f}
Milky Way {prop} (galaxy)  :: a Via Láctea {f}
Milky Way {prop} (light in night sky)  :: Caminho de Santiago {m}
Miltiades {prop} (given name)  :: Miltiade
Min Nan {prop} (Hokkien) SEE: Hokkien  ::
Min Nan {prop} (the language)  :: minnan {m}
Minas Gerais {prop} (state in south-eastern Brazil)  :: Minas Gerais {f} {f-p}
Minerva {prop} (goddess of wisdom, especially strategic warfare, and the arts)  :: Minerva {f}
Minnesota {prop} (a state of the United States of America)  :: Minnesota {m}
Minorca {prop} (An island of Spain)  :: Minorca {f}, Menorca {f}
Minorcan {adj} (of or relating to Minorca or its inhabitants)  :: minorquino
Minorcan {n} (an inhabitant of Minorca)  :: minorquino {m}
Minsk {prop} (capital of Belarus)  :: Minsk {f}Minsque {f}
Miocene {prop} (Miocene epoch)  :: mioceno, miocénico [Portugal], miocênico [Brazil]
Mir {prop} (an international space station)  :: Mir {f}
Mira {prop} (star)  :: Mira {f}
Miranda {prop} (female name)  :: Miranda {f}
Miranda {prop} (moon of Uranus)  :: Miranda {f}
Mirandese {n} (speaker of Mirandese)  :: mirandês {m}
Mirandese {n} (native or inhabitant of Miranda do Douro)  :: mirandês {m}
Mirandese {prop} (Romance language)  :: língua mirandesa {f}, mirandês {m}
Miriam {prop} (sister of Moses and Aaron)  :: Miriã {f}
Miriam {prop} (female given name)  :: Miriam {f}
Miss {n} (title)  :: senhorita {f} (Srta.)
Mississippi {n} (state)  :: Mississippi, Mississípi {m}
Mississippi {n} (river)  :: Mississipi {m}, Mississípi {m}
Missouri {prop} (US state)  :: Missouri
Missouri {prop} (river)  :: Missouri {m}
Mithraeum {n} (place of worship)  :: mitreu {m}
Mithridates {prop} (ancient male given name)  :: Mitrídates {m}
Mixolydian {adj} (designating a mode in music having final G and D dominant)  :: mixolídio
Miyako {prop} (an island in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan)  :: Miyako {f}
Mizoram {prop} (state)  :: Mizoram
Málaga {prop} (port and city in Andalusia)  :: Málaga {f}
Mnemosyne {prop} (Titaness)  :: Mnemosine {f}, Mnemósine {f}
Mobutism {n} (the ideology of Zairean president Mobutu Sese Seko)  :: mobutismo {m}
Mobutist {n} (a supporter of Mobutism)  :: mobutista {m} {f}
Modena {prop} (city)  :: Módena
Modern Greek {prop} (Modern Greek)  :: grego moderno {m}
Modern Korean {prop}  :: coreano moderno {m}
Modern Standard Arabic {prop} (Modern Standard Arabic)  :: árabe moderno padrão {m}
Moebius syndrome {n} (disorder)  :: síndrome de Moebius {f}, síndrome de Möbius {f}
Moesia {prop} (an ancient region and later Roman province situated in the Balkans)  :: Mésia {f}, Moésia {f}
Moesian {adj} (of or relating to Moesia)  :: mésio
Moesian {n} (person from Moesia)  :: mésio {m}
Mogadishu {prop} (capital city)  :: Mogadíscio {f}, Mogadishu {f}, Mogadixo {f}
Mogilev {prop} (city)  :: Mogilev {f}, Moguilev {f}
Mohammad {prop} (male given name) SEE: Muhammad  ::
Mohammad {prop} (prophet) SEE: Muhammad  ::
Mohammedan {n} (Muslim)  :: maometano {m}
Mohawk {prop} (indigenous people of North America)  :: moicano
Mohawk {n} (hairstyle)  :: moicano {m}
Mohican {n} (hairstyle) SEE: Mohawk  ::
Mohican {prop} (Native American tribe)  :: moicano {m}
Mohorovičić discontinuity {prop} (the boundary between the Earth’s crust and mantle)  :: descontinuidade de Mohorovicic {f}
Moira {prop} (personification of fate)  :: Moira {f}
Moksha {prop} (language)  :: moksha {m}
Moldavia {prop} (Moldova) SEE: Moldova  ::
Moldavian {n} (inhabitant of the Republic of Moldova)  :: moldávio {m}
Moldavian {prop} (language)  :: moldávio {m}
Moldavian {adj} (relating to Moldova)  :: moldávio
Moldavian SSR {prop} (name for the Republic of Moldova)  :: RSS da Moldávia {f}
Moldova {prop} (country)  :: Moldávia {f}
Moldovan {n} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Moldovan {prop} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Moldovan {adj} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Moloch {prop} (ancient Ammonite deity)  :: Moloch {m}, Moloque {m}
Molossia {prop} (a region of ancient Epirus)  :: Molóssia {f}
Molossian {n} (person from Molossia)  :: molosso {m}
Molotov cocktail {n} (simple incendiary bomb)  :: coquetel Molotov
Mona Lisa {prop} (painting by Leonardo da Vinci)  :: a Mona Lisa {f}, a Gioconda {f}
Monaco {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Mónaco {m} [Portugal], Mônaco {m} [Brazil]
Monaco {prop} (capital city)  :: Mónaco-Ville {f} [Portugal], Mônaco-Ville {f} [Brazil], Mónaco {m} [Portugal], Mônaco {m} [Brazil]
Monastir {prop} (former name of Bitola in Macedonia)  :: Bitola
Monchique {prop} (islet)  :: Monchique
Monchique {prop} (municipality and town)  :: Monchique
Monday {n} (day of the week)  :: segunda-feira {f}, segunda {f}
Monday {adv} (on Monday)  :: segunda-feira, segunda
Monégasque {n} (a native or inhabitant of Monaco)  :: monegasco {m}
Monégasque {adj} (of or relating to Monaco or its inhabitants)  :: monegasco
Mongol {n} (A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian) SEE: Mongolian  ::
Mongol {n} (someone with Down's syndrome)  :: mongoloide {m}
Mongol {n} (member of the nomadic people)  :: mongol {m}
Mongolia {prop} (Central Asian country)  :: Mongólia {f}
Mongolian {adj} (of or relating to Mongolia or its peoples, languages, or cultures)  :: mongol {m} {f}, mongólico {m}
Mongolian {n} (native or inhabitant of Mongolia)  :: mongol {m}, mongol {m} {f}
Mongolian {n} (language of Mongolia)  :: mongol {m}
Mongolian {n} (person of Mongoloid physical type)  :: mongol {m}
Mongolian {adj} (resembling or having some of the characteristic physical features of the Mongoloid racial type) SEE: mongoloid  ::
Mongolian {adj} (designating or affected with Down syndrome) SEE: Mongol  ::
Mongolian gazelle {n} (medium-sized antelope)  :: gazela da Mongólia {f}
Monica {prop} (female given name)  :: Mônica
Monika {prop} (female given name) SEE: Monica  ::
Monophysite {n} (member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature)  :: monofisista
Monopoly {prop} (a board game)  :: [Brazil] Banco Imobiliário {m}, [Portugal] Monopólio {m}, Monopoly {m}
Monrovia {prop} (capital of Liberia)  :: Monróvia {f}, Monrovia {f}
Monsignor {n} (ecclesiastic title bestowed on some Roman Catholic clerics by the Pope)  :: monsenhor {m}
Mont Blanc {prop} (the highest mountain in Europe)  :: Monte Branco {m}
Montana {prop} (US state)  :: Montana {f}
Montanism {n} (the doctrines of a heretical sect of the second to fifth centuries in Asia Minor, who held millenarian beliefs)  :: montanismo {m}
Montanist {n} (a follower of Montanism)  :: montanista {m} {f}
Montanistic {adj} (relating to or characteristic of Montanism)  :: montanista
Monte Carlo method {n} (method)  :: método de Monte Carlo {m}
Montenegrin {adj} (relating to Montenegro)  :: montenegrino {m}
Montenegrin {n} (person from Montenegro)  :: montenegrino {m}
Montenegrin {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: montenegrino {m}
Montenegro {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Montenegro
Montevideo {prop} (capital of Uruguay)  :: Montevidéu
Montgomery {prop} (the capital city of Alabama)  :: Montgomery {f}
Montpellier {prop} (a city in France)  :: Montpellier {f}
Montreal {prop} (a city in Quebec)  :: Montreal {f}, Montréal {f}
Montserrat {prop} (island)  :: Monserrate
Moon {prop} (sole natural satellite of the Earth)  :: Lua {f}
Moor {n} (a member of a certain mixed race of Arab and Berber people)  :: mouro, moiro
Moor {n} (a member of a this race that formerly occupied Spain)  :: mouro, moiro
Moorish {adj} (of or pertaining to Moors)  :: mouro, mourisco
Morava {prop} (river in Central Europe)  :: Morava {m}
Moravia {prop} (historical region)  :: Morávia {f}
Mordecai {prop} (a Biblical character in the Book of Esther)  :: Mordecai {m}, Mardoqueu {m}
Mordovia {prop} (republic of Russia)  :: Mordóvia {f}
Mordvinia {prop} (republic of Russia) SEE: Mordovia  ::
Morea {prop} (historical name for the modern Peloponnese)  :: Moreia {f}
Morgan le Fay {prop} (half-sister of King Arthur)  :: fada Morgana {f}, Morgana {f}
Morlach {n} (a member of a rural community in the Lika and Dalmatian hinterlands)  :: morlaco {m}
Mormon {prop} (ancient prophet)  :: Mórmon {m}
Mormon {n} (member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)  :: mórmon {m} {f}
Mormon {adj} (pertaining to the faith established by Joseph Smith, Jr)  :: mórmon
Mormonism {prop} (religious aspects of the Latter-day Saint movement)  :: mormonismo {m}
Morning Star {prop} (planet Venus as seen around dawn)  :: Estrela d’Alva {f}
Moroccan {n} (person from Morocco)  :: marroquino {m}
Moroccan {adj} (pertaining to Morocco)  :: marroquino {m}
Morocco {prop} (country)  :: Marrocos {m}
Moroni {prop} (capital of the Comoros)  :: Moroni {f}
Moroni {prop} (Book of Mormon prophet and leader)  :: Moroni {m}, Morôni {m} [Brazil], Moróni {m} [Portugal]
Morpheus {prop} (Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams)  :: Morfeu {m}
Morse code {prop} (a character code represented by dots and dashes)  :: código morse {m}
Moscovian {n} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period)  :: Moscoviano {m}
Moscovian {adj} (relating to the Moscovian stage)  :: moscoviano
Moscow {prop} (Capital city of Russia)  :: Moscou {f}, Moscovo {f}
Moses {prop} (the biblical patriarch)  :: Moisés {m}
Moses {prop} (male given name)  :: Moisés {m}
Mosul {prop} (city)  :: Mossul {f}, Mosul {f}
Mother Earth {prop} (personification of Earth)  :: Mãe Terra {f}
Mother's Day {n} (a day in honor of mothers)  :: Dia das Mães {m}
Mount Everest {prop} (world’s highest mountain, located in the Himalayas)  :: Monte Everest {m}
Mount Fuji {prop} (the highest mountain in Japan)  :: Monte Fuji {m}
Mount Kilimanjaro {prop} (Kilimanjaro) SEE: Kilimanjaro  ::
Mount Megiddo {prop} (hill in modern Israel)  :: Monte Megido {m}
Mozambican {n} (person from Mozambique or of Mozambican descent)  :: moçambicano {m}
Mozambican {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Mozambique, or the Mozambican people)  :: moçambicano
Mozambique {prop} (country in Southern Africa)  :: Moçambique
Mozarab {n} (Arabic-speaking Iberian Christian)  :: moçárabe
Mozarabic {prop} (language)  :: moçárabe {m}
Mozart effect {n} (supposed phenomenon by which listening to Mozart induces improvement in mental performance)  :: efeito Mozart {m}
Mozartian {adj} (of or pertaining to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)  :: mozartiano
Mr. {n} (Mr) SEE: Mr  ::
Mr {n} (abbreviation of Mister)  :: Sr, D
Mrs {abbr} (title before woman's name)  :: Sra
Mrs. Claus {prop} (Wife of Santa Claus)  :: Mamãe Noel {f}, Mãe Natal {f}
Muay Thai {n} (the martial art/sport)  :: muai thai {m}
Muggle {n} (amateur) SEE: amateur  ::
Muggle {n} (non-magical person)  :: [Portugal] Muggle {m}, [Brazil] trouxa {m}
Muhammad {prop} (the prophet who introduced Islam)  :: Maomé {m}
Mumbai {prop} (state capital of Maharashtra, see also: Bombay)  :: Bombaim
Munich {prop} (capital of Bavaria)  :: Munique {f}
Muntenia {prop} (Muntenia)  :: Muntênia {f} [Brazil], Munténia {f} [Portugal]
Murcia {prop} (community)  :: Múrcia
Murcia {prop} (city)  :: Múrcia
Muriel {prop} (female given name)  :: Muriel {f}
Murmansk {prop} (city)  :: Murmansk {f}
Murphy's law {prop} (adage which states that if anything can go wrong it will)  :: Lei de Murphy {f}
Muscat {prop} (capital city)  :: Mascate
Muscovite {n} (resident of Moscow)  :: moscovita {m} {f}
Muscovy {prop} (Grand Duchy of Moscow)  :: Moscóvia {f}
Muscovy duck {n} (duck)  :: pato-selvagem {m}, [Brazil] pato-do-mato {m}, [Portugal] pato-mudo {m}
Muse {n} (one of the nine Ancient Greek deities of the arts)  :: musa {f}
Muslim {n} (believer of Islam)  :: muçulmano {m}, muçulmana {f}
Muslim {adj} (relating to believers of Islam)  :: muçulmano
Mussolini {prop} (surname)  :: Mussolini {m} {f}
Mustafa {prop} (male given name)  :: Mustafá {m}
Myanmar {prop} (Southeast Asian country)  :: Mianmar {m}, Birmânia {f}
Myanmar {prop} (Burmese) SEE: Burmese  ::
Mycenae {prop} (city)  :: Micenas {f}
Mycenaean {adj} (relating to Mycenae)  :: micênico {m}
Mycenaean {n} (a native of Mycenae)  :: micênico {m}
Mycenaean Greek {prop} (ancient Greek language)  :: micênico {m}
Mysore {prop} (city in India)  :: Mysore {f}, Misore {f}, Maiçor {f}
mRNA {n} (messenger RNA)  :: ARNm
ma {n} (colloquial form of mother)  :: mamãe {f}, mamã
mañana {adv} (tomorrow) SEE: tomorrow  ::
macabre {adj} (representing or personifying death)  :: macabro
macadamia {n} (tree)  :: macadâmia {f}
macadamia {n} (macadamia nut) SEE: macadamia nut  ::
macadamia nut {n} (edible seed of the macadamia tree)  :: macadâmia {f}, noz-macadâmia {f}
macaque {n} (any monkey of the family Macaca)  :: macaco
macaroni {n} (type of pasta)  :: macarrão {m}
macaronic {adj} (written in a mixture of languages)  :: macarrónico [Portugal], macarrônico [Brazil]
macaw {n} (various parrots)  :: arara {f}
macchia {n} (shrubland biota)  :: maquis
mace {n} (weapon)  :: maça {f}
mace {n} (ceremonial form of this weapon)  :: maça {f}
mace {n} (a spice)  :: macis {m}
macerate {v} (to soften or separate by immersion in a liquid)  :: macerar
macerator {n} (a machine that reduces solids to small pieces)  :: macerador, triturador
machete {n} (a sword-like tool)  :: catana {f}, facão {m}, machete {m}
machination {n} (clever scheme or artful plot, usually crafted for evil purposes)  :: maquinação {f}
machination {n} (act of machinating)  :: maquinação {f}
machine {n} (mechanical or electrical device)  :: máquina {f}
machine {n} (a person who is very proficient)  :: máquina {f}
machine code {n} (machine language) SEE: machine language  ::
machine gun {n} (type of firearm)  :: metralhadora {f}
machine language {n} (set of instructions for a computer)  :: código de máquina {m}
machine learning {n} (field of study)  :: aprendizagem automática {f}, aprendizado de máquina {m}
machine tool {n} (tool used for machining)  :: máquina ferramenta {f}
machine translation {n} (act of translating something by means of a machine)  :: tradução automática {f}
machine-gun {v} (to fire a machine gun)  :: metralhar
machine-gunner {n} (someone who uses a machine gun)  :: metralhador
machinery {n} (machines constituting a production apparatus)  :: maquinaria {f}, maquinário {m}
machinist {n} (operator) SEE: operator  ::
machismo {n} (exaggerated masculinity)  :: machismo {m}
macho {n} (macho person)  :: macho {m}
mackerel {n} (edible fish)  :: cavala {f}
mackerel bird {n} (wryneck) SEE: wryneck  ::
mackintosh {n} (raincoat in general) SEE: raincoat  ::
macro {n} (an abbreviation of complicated input)  :: macro {f}
macroconidium {n} (the larger of a pair of conidia)  :: macroconídio {m}
macrocosm {n} (the universe) SEE: universe  ::
macrocosm {n} (a complex structure containing numerous smaller-scale structures)  :: macrocosmo {m}
macroeconomic {adj} (relating to macroeconomics)  :: macroeconómico [Portugal], macroeconômico [Brazil]
macroeconomics {n} (study of the entire economy)  :: macroeconomia {f}
macroeconomy {n} (the large-scale economy)  :: macroeconomia {f}
macromolecular {adj} (of or relating to a macromolecule)  :: macromolecular
macromolecule {n} (large molecule)  :: macromolécula {f}
macron {n} (short, straight, horizontal diacritical mark)  :: mácron {m}, macro {m}
macroorganism {n} (any organism that can be seen with the naked eye))  :: macro-organismo {m}
macrophage {n} (type of white blood cell)  :: macrófago
macroscopic {adj} (visible to the unassisted eye)  :: macroscópico
macula {n} (anatomy: yellow spot near the center of retina)  :: mácula {f}
macula {n} (spot)  :: mácula {f}, mancha {f}
macula {n} (large blot or splotch)  :: mancha {f}
mad {adj} (insane (adj.))  :: louco, maluco
mad {adj} (angry)  :: bravo, nervoso, irado {m}
mad cow disease {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy)  :: doença da vaca louca {f}
madam {n} (polite term of address to a woman)  :: madame {f}, madama {f}, senhora {f}
madam {n} (mistress of a household)  :: madame {f}, madama {f}
madam {n} (woman who manages a brothel)  :: cafetina {f}
madder {n} (plant)  :: ruiva-dos-tintureiros {f}, ruiva {f}, granza {f}, garança {f}
madder {n} (dye)  :: alizarina {f}, garança {f}
made in China {adj} (manufactured in the PRC)  :: feito/produzido/fabricado na China
made in China {adj} (cheaply manufactured, especially in East Asia; of poor or low quality)  :: made in China
madeleine {n} (small gateau in the shape of a scallop shell)  :: madalena {f}, madeleine {f}
madly {adv} (in a mad manner)  :: loucamente
madman {n} (An insane man)  :: doido {m}, louco {m}, maluco {m}
madness {n} (insanity)  :: loucura {f}, insanidade {f}
madness {n} (rash folly)  :: loucura {f}
madrasa {n} (madrasah) SEE: madrasah  ::
madrasah {n} (school for Islamic theology)  :: madraçal {m}
madrone {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree  ::
maelstrom {n} (large whirlpool)  :: voragem
maestro {n} (master in some art)  :: maestro {m}
mafia {n} (a crime syndicate)  :: máfia {f}
magazine {n} (periodical)  :: revista {f}
magazine {n} (ammunition storehouse)  :: paiol {m}
magazine {n} (ammunition clip or chamber enabling multiple rounds to be held before firing)  :: cartucho {m}
mage {n} (magician, wizard or sorcerer)  :: mago {m}, maga {f}
magenta {n} (colour)  :: magenta
maggot {n} (dipterous insect's larva that eats decomposing flesh)  :: larva {f}
maggot {n} (worthless person)  :: verme {m}
maggot {n} (whimsy or fancy)  :: capricho {m}
magic {n} (use of supernatural rituals, forces etc.)  :: magia {f}, mágica {f}
magic {n} (ritual associated with supernatural magic or mysticism)  :: magia {f}, mágica {f}
magic {n} (illusion performed to give the appearance of magic or the supernatural)  :: mágica {f}
magic {n} (something spectacular or wonderful)  :: magia {f}
magic {adj} (having supernatural talents, properties or qualities)  :: mágico
magic {adj} (Producing extraordinary results; wonderful, amazing)  :: mágico
magic {adj} (featuring illusions that are usually performed for entertainment)  :: mágico
magic carpet {n} (a carpet capable of magical flight)  :: tapete mágico {m}
magic mushroom {n} (mushroom-like fungus that has psychedelic effects)  :: cogumelo alucinógeno {m}
magic square {n} (n-by-n arrangement of n2 numbers)  :: quadrado mágico {m}
magic wand {n} (wand used to perform magic)  :: varinha mágica {f}, varinha de condão {f}
magic word {n} (word with magical effect)  :: palavra mágica {f}, fórmula mágica {f}
magic word {n} (the word "please" or "thanks")  :: palavra mágica {f}
magical {adj} (relating to magic)  :: mágico
magician {n} (practitioner of allegedly supernatural magic)  :: mago {m}, bruxo {m}, mágico {m}, feiticeiro {m}
magician {n} (spiritualist or practitioner of mystic arts)  :: feiticeiro {m}
magician {n} (performer of tricks)  :: mágico {m}, ilusionista
magician {n} (amazingly talented craftsman or scientist)  :: mago {m}, fenômeno {m}
magister {n} (The possessor of a master's degree)  :: mestre {m}
magistracy {n} (office or dignity of a magistrate)  :: magistratura {f}
magistrate {n} (judicial officer)  :: magistrado {m}
magma {n} (molten matter)  :: magma {m}, lava {m}
magma {n} (algebra: an algebraic structure)  :: grupoide {m}
magmatic {adj} (of, related to, or produced by magma)  :: magmático
magnanimity {n} (The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of mind; elevation or dignity of soul)  :: magnanimidade {f}
magnanimous {adj} (noble and generous in spirit)  :: magnânimo
magnate {n} (Powerful industrialist; captain of industry.)  :: magnata
magnate {n} (A person of rank, influence or distinction in any sphere.)  :: magnate {m}
magnesian {adj} (containing magnesia)  :: magnesiano
magnesium {n} (chemical element)  :: magnésio {m}
magnet {n} (piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism)  :: ímã {m}
magnetic {adj} (of, relating to, caused by, or operating by magnetism)  :: magnético
magnetic {adj} (having the properties a magnet)  :: magnético
magnetic {adj} (determined by earth's magnetic fields)  :: magnético
magnetic {adj} (having an extraordinary ability to attract)  :: magnético
magnetic field {n} (a field of magnetic force)  :: campo magnético {m}
magnetic moment {n} (magnetic moment)  :: momento magnético {m}
magnetic tape {n} (acrylic tape used for recording data)  :: fita magnética {f}
magnetism {n} (the property of being magnetic)  :: magnetismo {m}
magnetometer {n} (instrument)  :: magnetómetro {m}
magnetosphere {n} (region around a planet)  :: magnetosfera {f}
magnificence {n} (grandeur)  :: magnificência {f}
magnificent {adj} (grand, elegant or splendid in appearance)  :: magnífico
magnificently {adv} (in a magnificent manner)  :: magnificamente
magnifico {n} (grandee or nobleman of Venice)  :: magnífico {m}
magnify {v} (to make larger)  :: magnificar, ampliar
magnifying glass {n} (instrument)  :: lupa {f}
magnitude {n} (size, etc.)  :: grandeza {f}, magnitude
magnitude {n} (number)  :: magnitude {f}
magnitude {n} (of a vector)  :: magnitude {f}
magnitude {n} (apparent brighness of a star)  :: magnitude {f}
magnitude {n} (energy of earthquake)  :: magnitude {f}
magnocellular {adj} (having large cells)  :: magnocelular
magnolia {n} (tree)  :: magnólia {f}
magnolia {n} (flower)  :: magnólia {f}
magpie {n} (bird of genus Pica)  :: gralha {f}, pega {f}
magus {n} (magician, mage)  :: mago {m}
magus {n} (Zoroastrian priest or astrologer)  :: mago {m}
maharaja {n} (a Hindu prince ranking above a raja)  :: marajá {m}
mahjong {n} (game for four players)  :: mahjong {m}
mahogany {n} (tropical tree)  :: mogno {m}
mahogany {n} (wood)  :: mogno {m}
mahout {n} (elephant driver and keeper)  :: cornaca {m}
maid {n} (young female)  :: donzela {f}, moça {f}
maid {n} (female servant or cleaner)  :: empregada {f}, servente {f}
maiden {n} (unmarried young female)  :: donzela {f}, senhorita {f}
maiden {n} (female virgin)  :: virgem {m} {f}
maiden {adj} (describing a first occurrence or event)  :: primeiro, inaugural
maiden {adj} (virgin) SEE: virgin  ::
maiden name {n} (married woman's original last name)  :: nome de solteira {m}
maidenhair {n} (fern)  :: avenca {f}
maidenhair fern {n} (maidenhair) SEE: maidenhair  ::
maidenhead {n} (hymen)  :: hímen {m}
maidenhood {n} (condition of being maiden)  :: donzelice {f}, donzelia {f}
maidservant {n} (female servant, maid)  :: criada {f}
maieutics {n} (Socratic method) SEE: Socratic method  ::
mail {n} (postal delivery system)  :: correio {m}
mail {n} (organisation)  :: correio
mail {n} (parcels and letters)  :: correspondência {f}
mail {n} (electronic mail)  :: correio eletrônico {m}, e-mail {m}
mail {v} (to send via the post)  :: postar, enviar, remeter, expedir
mail {n} (armour consisting of metal rings or plates linked together)  :: malha {f}
mailbox {n} (box into which mail is put)  :: caixa de correio {f}
maillechort {n} (nickel silver) SEE: nickel silver  ::
maillot {n} (one-piece swimsuit)  :: maiô {m}
maillot {n} (leotard or tights of stretchable jersey fabric)  :: maiô {m}
mailman {n} (post office employee)  :: carteiro {m}
maim {v} (to cause permanent loss of a part of the body)  :: mutilar
main {adj} (principal)  :: principal
main {n} (strength) SEE: strength  ::
main {n} (mainland) SEE: mainland  ::
main {n} (high seas) SEE: high seas  ::
main clause {n} (grammar: clause that can stand alone syntactically)  :: oração coordenada {f}
main course {n} (main dish of a meal)  :: prato principal {m}
main diagonal {n} (diagonal line of a matrix)  :: diagonal principal {f}
mainframe {n} (large computer)  :: mainframe {m}
mainland {n} (the main landmass of a country or continent)  :: continente {m}
mainland China {prop} (area under the jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China, excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan)  :: China Continental {f}
mainly {adv} (chiefly; for the most part)  :: principalmente
mainmast {n} (mainmast)  :: grande {m}, mastro grande {m}
mainstay {n} (chief support)  :: carro-chefe {m}
mainstay {n} (nautical: stabilizing rope)  :: esteio {m}
mainstream {adj} (used or accepted broadly; common, usual or conventional)  :: convencional
maintain {v} (to maintain, to consider) SEE: hold  ::
maintain {v} (to keep up)  :: manter
maintain {v} (to declare or affirm a point of view to be true)  :: afirmar
maintainer {n} (a person who does maintenance work)  :: mantedor {m}, mantedora {f}, mantenedor {m}
maintenance {n} (keeping a machine or system in service)  :: manutenção {f}
maintenance {n} (process of keeping an organism alive)  :: mantimento
maintenance {n} (legal: payment made to a spouse after a divorce) SEE: alimony  ::
maize {n} (corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays)  :: milho {m}
majestic {adj} (having splendor or royalty)  :: majestoso
majestic plural {n} (plural used by a sovereign)  :: plural majestático {m}
majestical {adj} (majestic) SEE: majestic  ::
majesty {n} (the quality of being impressive and great)  :: majestade
majiang {n} (mahjong) SEE: mahjong  ::
majlis {n} (council, assembly, or public meeting, in some Muslim countries or territories)  :: majlis {m} {f}
major {n} (military rank)  :: major {m}
major {adj} (of great significance or importance)  :: maior, principal, mor
major {adj} (greater in number, quantity, or extent)  :: maior
major {adj} (of full legal age; having attained majority)  :: maior, maior de idade
major {adj} (music: of a scale that follows the pattern: tone - tone - semitone - tone - tone - tone - semitone)  :: maior
major {adj} (music: being the larger of two intervals denoted by the same ordinal number)  :: maior
major {adj} (music: containing the note which is a major third above the tonic)  :: maior
major {n} (person of legal age)  :: maior, maior de idade
major arcana {n} (Tarot cards)  :: arcanos maiores {m-p}
majordomo {n} (head servant)  :: mordomo {m}
majority {n} (more than half)  :: maioria {f}
majority {n} (difference between the winning vote and the rest of the votes)  :: maioria {f}
majority {n} (legal adulthood)  :: maioridade {f}
majuscule {n} (upper-case letter) SEE: capital letter  ::
make {v} (to construct)  :: fazer, construir
make {v} (to produce)  :: fazer
make {v} (to create)  :: fazer
make {v} (to constitute)  :: fazer
make {v} (to interpret)  :: interpretar
make {v} (to bring into success)  :: fazer
make {v} (to cause to be)  :: fazer
make {v} (to cause to do)  :: fazer
make {v} (to force to do)  :: fazer
make {v} (to indicate or suggest to be)  :: fazer
make {v} (to earn, to gain (money))  :: ganhar
make {n} (brand )  :: marca
make a living {v} (earn enough income)  :: ganhar a vida
make a mountain out of a molehill {v} (to treat a problem as greater than it is)  :: fazer tempestade em copo d'água
make a point {v} (to take care in doing something of something)  :: fazer questão
make a spectacle of oneself {v} (To embarrass oneself or others in public)  :: pagar mico
make an exhibition of oneself {v} (to embarrass oneself in public)  :: pagar mico, dar vexame
make do {v} (to get by (with))  :: sobreviver
make do {v} (to use for one's purpose something worn, defective, or intended for another purpose)  :: quebrar o galho
make ends meet {v} (get by financially)  :: chegar ao fim do mês, conseguir pagar as contas
make friends {v} (to create friendships)  :: fazer amigos
make fun of {v} (tease, ridicule)  :: tirar sarro de, zoar de [Brazil], caçoar de
make hay while the sun shines {proverb} (act while an opportunity exists)  :: aproveite a maré
make headway {v} (progress)  :: abrir caminho
make it up as one goes along {v} (to improvise continuously)  :: ir inventando na hora
make love {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse, see also: copulate)  :: fazer amor
make out {v} (to kiss or to make love)  :: comer
make peace {v} (to end hostilities)  :: fazer as pazes
make room {v} (to create space for new objects)  :: abrir espaço
make sense {v} (be coherent)  :: fazer sentido
make sense {v} (decipher, understand)  :: entender
make someone's blood run cold {v} (cause a person to feel fear)  :: gelar o sangue
make the bed {v} (arrange sheets, etc smoothly and neatly)  :: fazer a cama
make up {v} (to invent, imagine, or concoct)  :: inventar
make up {v} (to apply cosmetics or makeup)  :: maquiar
make up {v} (to resolve, forgive or smooth over an argument or fight)  :: resolver, fazer as pazes
make use {v} (make use of something) SEE: take advantage  ::
make use {v} (to use)  :: empregar
make way {v} (to give place or step aside)  :: abrir caminho
make yourself at home {phrase}  :: sinta-se em casa [to one person], sintam-se em casa [to many people]
maker {n} (one who makes)  :: fazedor
makeshift {n} (temporary substitution)  :: improviso {m}
makeshift {adj} (made to work or suffice)  :: improvisado {m}
makeup {n} (cosmetics)  :: maquiagem {f} [Brazil], maquilagem {f} [Brazil], maquilhagem {f}
make-up artist {n} (artist who applies makeup for theatrical, television, or film productions)  :: maquiador {m}
malachite {n} (mineral)  :: malaquita {f}
malady {n} (a disease, illness, or other health disorder)  :: mal
malaise {n} (bodily feeling)  :: mal-estar {m}
malar {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone  ::
malar bone {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone  ::
malaria {n} (disease)  :: malária {f}
malarial {adj} (of, relating to, or infected by malaria)  :: palúdico, malárico
malarkey {n} (nonsense; rubbish)  :: besteira {f}, bobeira
male {adj} (grammatically masculine) SEE: masculine  ::
male {adj} (belonging to the sex which typically produces sperm, or the gender typically associated with it)  :: macho {m}, masculino {m}, másculo {m}
male {adj} (having an external plug)  :: masculino {m}, macho {m}
male {n} (human of masculine sex or gender)  :: homem {m}, macho {m}, varão {m}
male {n} (animal of masculine sex)  :: macho {m}, varão {m}
male {n} (plant of masculine sex)  :: planta-pai {f}
male chauvinism {n} (belief in the innate superiority of men over women)  :: machismo {m}
male chauvinist {n} (A male advocate of male chauvinism)  :: machista {m}
male chauvinistic {adj} (of or pertaining to male chauvinism or male chauvinists)  :: machista {m} {f}
male member {n} (penis) SEE: penis  ::
maledict {v} (curse) SEE: curse  ::
maledict {v} (berate) SEE: berate  ::
malediction {n} (curse) SEE: curse  ::
malefactor {n} (evildoer)  :: malfeitor {m}
maleficent {adj} (harmful or evil in intent or effect)  :: maléfico
malevolence {n} (hostile feeling and attitude)  :: malevolência
malevolent {adj} (having or displaying ill will; wishing harm on others)  :: malevolente, malévolo, mal-intencionado
malevolent {adj} (having an evil or harmful influence)  :: malévolo
malevolently {adv} (malevolently) SEE: maliciously  ::
malfeasance {n} (sabotage that causes damage)  :: prevaricação {f}
malfeasor {n} (wrongdoer) SEE: wrongdoer  ::
malformation {n} (abnormal formation)  :: malformação {f}, má-formação {f}
malformation {n} ((teratology) abnormal developmental feature of offspring)  :: malformação {f}, má-formação {f}
malfunction {n} (faulty functioning)  :: mau funcionamento {m}, funcionamento defeituoso {m}
malfunction {n} (failure to function)  :: não-funcionamento {m}
malice {n} (intention to harm)  :: malícia {f}
malicious {adj} (Of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite)  :: malicioso, maldoso
maliciously {adv} (In a malicious manner)  :: maliciosamente, malevolamente
maliciousness {n} (maliciousness) SEE: malevolence  ::
malign {adj} (evil or malignant)  :: maligno {m}
malignant {adj} (harmful, malevolent, injurious)  :: maligno
malignant {adj} (tending to produce death)  :: maligno
malinger {v} (to feign illness)  :: fingir estar doente
malkin {n} (cat) SEE: cat  ::
mall {n} (enclosed shopping centre)  :: centro comercial {m}, shopping {m}
mallard {n} (a common and widespread dabbling duck, Anas platyrhynchos)  :: pato-real {m}
malleable {adj} (able to be hammered into thin sheets)  :: maleável
malleable {adj} (liable to change)  :: maleável
mallet {n} (small maul)  :: malho {m}
malleus {n} (the small hammer-shaped bone of the middle ear)  :: martelo {m}
mallow {n} (any of a group of plants in several genera of the taxonomic family Malvaceae)  :: malva {f}
malnutrition {n} (lack of adequate nourishment)  :: desnutrição {f}
malpractice {n} (the improper treatment of a patient by a physician that results in injury or loss)  :: negligência {f}
malpractice {n} (improper or unethical conduct by a professional or official person)  :: negligência {f}
malt {n} (sprouted grain used in brewing)  :: malte {m}
malt {v} (to convert grain into malt)  :: maltar
maltose {n} (the disaccharide C12H22O11)  :: maltose {f}
malware {n} (software developed to cause harm to a computer system)  :: malware {m}, software malicioso {m}
mama {n} (mother) SEE: mother  ::
mama {n} (mum) SEE: mum  ::
mamba {n} (venomous snake)  :: mamba {f}
mambo {n} (Latin American music genre)  :: mambo {m}
mameluco {n} (child born of a white father and American Indian mother)  :: mameluco {m}, mamaluco {m}
mameluco {adj} (born of a white father and American Indian mother)  :: mameluco {m}, mamaluco {m}
mameluke {n} (A member of a military regime created and run originally by freed white slaves)  :: mameluco {m}
mamma {n} (mother) SEE: mother  ::
mamma {n} (mum) SEE: mum  ::
mamma {n} (milk-secreting organ)  :: mama {f}
mammal {n} (animal of the class Mammalia)  :: mamífero {m}
mammalian {n} (any mammal) SEE: mammal  ::
mammalian {adj}  :: mamífero
mammary {adj} (of or relating to mamma)  :: mamário
mammary {n} (breast) SEE: mamma  ::
mammary gland {n} (milk-secreting gland)  :: glândula mamária {f}
mammee apple {n}  :: abricó-do-pará {m}
mammography {n} (X-ray examination of the breasts)  :: mamografia {f}
mammoth {n} (elephant-like mammal)  :: mamute {m}
mammothrept {n} (spoilt child)  :: mimado {m}
mamoncillo {n} (Meliococcus bijugatus)  :: papamundo {m}
man {interj} (an interjection used to place emphasis upon something or someone)  :: cara {m}
man {v} (to supply with staff or crew)  :: tripular
man {v} (to take up position in order to operate something)  :: operar
man is a wolf to man {proverb} (humans prey upon one another)  :: o homem é o lobo do homem
man of few words {n} (man who doesn't speak much)  :: homem de poucas palavras {m}
man of letters {n} (a literary man)  :: homem das letras {m}
man of the world {n} (worldly man)  :: homem do mundo {m}
man overboard {interj} (cry indicating someone has fallen over the side)  :: homem ao mar
man proposes, God disposes {proverb} (things don't always work out as they were planned)  :: o homem põe e Deus dispõe
manacle {n} (a shackle restricting free movement of the hands)  :: algema {m}
manage {v} (to direct or be in charge)  :: manejar, gerir, gerenciar
manage {v} (to handle or control a situation or job)  :: manejar
manage {v} (to handle a tool with ease)  :: manejar
manage {v} (to succeed at an attempt)  :: conseguir
management {n} (administration; the process or practice of managing)  :: administração {f}, gerência
management {n} (judicious use of means)  :: administração {f}
manager {n} (person whose job is to manage something (for female equivalents, see manageress))  :: gerente {m} {f}, gerenciador {m} [chiefly Brazil]
manager {n} (administrator, for a singer or group)  :: empresário {m}
manatee {n} (any of several plant-eating marine mammals, of family Trichechidae)  :: peixe-boi {m}, manati {m}, manatim {m}
manchineel {n} (Hippomane mancinella, a tropical American tree that bears a poisonous fruit)  :: mancenilha {f}, mancenilheira {f}
-mancy {suffix} (specified forms of divination)  :: -mancia {f}
mandala {n} (Hindu design)  :: mandala {f}
mandarin {n} (Chinese Imperial bureaucrat)  :: mandarim {m}
mandarin {n} (fruit) SEE: mandarin orange  ::
mandarin {n} (tree) SEE: mandarin orange  ::
mandarin {n} (mandarin duck) SEE: mandarin duck  ::
mandarin duck {n} (bird)  :: pato-mandarim {m}
mandarin orange {n} (tree)  :: [Brazil] bergamoteira {f}, [Brazil] mexeriqueira {f}, tangerineira {f}
mandarin orange {n} (fruit)  :: [Brazil] bergamota {f}, [Brazil] mandarina {f}, [Brazil] mexerica {f}, tangerina {f}, mimosa {f}
mandate {n} (official command)  :: mandado {m}
mandatorily {adv} (in a mandatory manner)  :: obrigatoriamente
mandatory {adj} (obligatory)  :: obrigatório, necessário
mandible {n} (lower jaw)  :: mandíbula {f}, queixada {f}
mandola {n} (musical instrument)  :: mandola {f}
mandolin {n} (musical instrument)  :: bandolim {m}
mandrake {n} (botany)  :: mandrágora {f}
mandrel {n} (object used as an aid for shaping a material)  :: mandril
mandrill {n} (Mandrillus sphinx)  :: mandril {m}
mane {n} (longer hair growth on back of neck of a horse)  :: crina {f}
mane {n} (longer hair growth around head of male lions)  :: juba {f}
-mane {suffix} (person who has a mania for)  :: -ómano {m} [Portugal], -ômano {m} [Brazil]
maned wolf {n} (Chrysocyon brachyurus)  :: lobo-guará {m}
manes {n} (spirits of the dead)  :: manes {m-p}
maneuver {n} (a movement, often one performed with difficulty)  :: manobra {f}
maneuver {n} (a large training exercise of military troops)  :: manobra {f}
maneuver {v} (to move (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position)  :: manobrar
maneuver {v} ((intransitive) to intrigue, manipulate, plot, scheme)  :: manipular
manga {n} (comic originated in Japan)  :: mangá {m}
manga {n} (comic done in Japanese style)  :: mangá {f} [Brazil], manga {f} [Portugal]
mangaka {n} (a professional manga or anime artist)  :: mangaká {m} {f}
manganese {n} (chemical element)  :: manganês {m} [Brazil], manganésio {m} [Portugal]
mange {n} (skin disease)  :: sarna
manger {n} (trough for animals to eat from)  :: manjedoura {f}
mangle {v} (to change, mutilate or disfigure)  :: mutilar, desfigurar, mudar
mango {n} (tropical fruit tree Mangifera indica)  :: mangueira {f}
mango {n} (fruit)  :: manga {f}
mango juice {n} (juice)  :: suco/sumo de manga {m}
mangonel {n} (type of military engine)  :: manganela {f}
mangosteen {n} (fruit)  :: mangostão {m}
mangrove {n} (tropical tree or shrub that grows in shallow water)  :: mangue {m}
mangrove {n} (habitat)  :: manguezal, mangue
mangy {adj} (afflicted with mange)  :: sarnento
manhater {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope  ::
manhole {n} (a hole in the ground used to access the sewers or other underground vaults and installations)  :: bueiro {m}
manhood {n} (state of being a man as distinguished from a child or a woman.)  :: virilidade
mania {n} (violent derangement)  :: insanidade {f}
mania {n} (excessive desire)  :: mania {f}
maniac {n} (insane person)  :: maníaco {m}
maniac {n} (fanatic, obsessive)  :: maníaco {m}
-maniac {suffix} (indicating a person who experiences compulsion)  :: -maníaco {m}
manic {adj} (suffering from mania)  :: maníaco
manic {adj} (of or pertaining to someone who exhibits mania or craziness; wicked)  :: maníaco
manically {adv} (in a manic manner)  :: maniacamente
manicure {n} (cosmetic treatment for the fingernails)  :: manicure {f}, manicura {f}
manicurist {n} (manicurist)  :: manicure {f}, manicura {f}
manifest {adj} (evident to the senses, especially to the sight; apparent)  :: manifesto, evidente
manifest {adj} (obvious to the understanding, easily apprehensible)  :: manifesto, óbvio
manifest {n} (obsolete: public declaration)  :: manifesto {m}
manifest {n} (list of passengers or goods)  :: manifesto {m}
manifest {v} (to show plainly; to make to appear distinctly)  :: manifestar
manifest {v} (to exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse)  :: dar ao manifesto
manifestation {n} (the act or process of becoming manifest)  :: manifestação {f}
manifesto {n} (public declaration)  :: manifesto {m}
-manifold {n} (manifold) SEE: manifold  ::
manifold {n} (pipe fitting)  :: coletor {m}
manifold {n} (locally Euclidean space)  :: variedade {f}
manifold {adj} (various in kind or quality)  :: múltiplos {m-p}, variados {m-p}
manifold {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
manioc {n} (tropical plant)  :: mandioca {f}, aipim {m}
manipulatable {adj} (gullible) SEE: gullible  ::
manipulate {v} (move with the hands)  :: manipular, manusear
manipulate {v} (influence or manage)  :: manipular
manipulate {v} (handle and move a body part)  :: manipular
manipulate {v}  :: manipular
manipulation {n} (practice of manipulating)  :: manipulação
manipulative {adj} (describing a person who manipulates others)  :: manipulador, manipulativo
manitou {n} (A god or spirit as the object of religious awe or ritual among some American Indians)  :: manitu {m}, manitó {m}
mankind {n} (human race)  :: humanidade {f}
manliness {n} (similarity to man)  :: virilidade {f}, hombridade {f}
manly {adj} (having the characteristics of a man)  :: varonil, viril
man-made {adj} (created by a human)  :: artificial {m} {f}
manna {n} (food)  :: maná {m}
manna ash {n} (Fraxinus ornis)  :: freixo-do-maná {m}
mannequin {n} (model of the human body used for the displaying of clothes)  :: manequim {m}
manner {n} (way of performing or effecting; method or style)  :: maneira {f}, modo, jeito {m}
manners {n} (etiquette)  :: etiqueta, maneiras {f-p}
mano a mano {n} (A head-on conflict or direct competition; a duel)  :: mano a mano {m}
man-of-war {n} (military man)  :: guerreiro
man-of-war {n} (armed naval vessel)  :: navio de guerra {m}
man-of-war {n} (cnidarian) SEE: Portuguese man-of-war  ::
manometer {n} (instrument to measure pressure)  :: manómetro {m}
manor {n} (mansion)  :: solar, mansão
manor {n} (feudal district)  :: feudo {m}
manor {n} (seat of control of feudal district)  :: feudo {m}
manservant {n} (male servant)  :: servidor {m}
mansion {n} (large house or building)  :: solar {m}, mansão {f}
manslaughter {n} (act of killing unlawfully)  :: homicídio culposo {m}
mansuetude {n} (gentleness, meekness)  :: mansuetude {f}, mansidão {f}
mantelpiece {n} (shelf)  :: cornija (da lareira) {f}
manticore {n} (mythical creature)  :: manticora, mantícora {f}
mantis {n} (any of various large insects of the order Mantodea)  :: louva-a-deus {m}, mantídeo {m}
mantissa {n} (part of a logarithm after the decimal point)  :: mantissa {f}
mantle {n} (clothing like an open robe or cloak)  :: manto {m}
mantle {n} (zoology: body wall of a mollusc)  :: manto {m}
mantle {n} (geology: layer of the Earth)  :: manto {m}
mantling {n} (heraldry: drapery behind and around a coat of arms)  :: paquife {m}
mantra {n} (a phrase repeated to assist concentration during meditation)  :: mantra {m}
manual {n} (handbook or booklet that instructs)  :: manual {m}
manual {adj} (performed with the hands)  :: manual
manufacture {v} (to make things)  :: fabricar, manufaturar
manufacture {v} (to produce goods)  :: produzir, manufaturar
manufacture {v} (to create false evidences)  :: fabricar
manufacturer {n} (one who manufactures)  :: fabricante {m}
manul {n} (Otocolobus manul)  :: manul, gato-de-pallas
manure {v} (to apply manure)  :: estercar, estrumar
manure {n} (excrement)  :: estrume {m}, esterco {m}
manus {n} (hand) SEE: hand  ::
manuscript {adj} (handwritten, or by extension typewritten)  :: manuscrito
manuscript {n} (book, composition or any other document, written by hand)  :: manuscrito {m}
manuscript {n} (book, article etc, submitted for reproductive publication)  :: manuscrito {m}
manwhore {n} (a man who sells his body for money; a male prostitute)  :: garoto de programa {m}
many {determiner} (an indefinite large number of)  :: muitos {m-p}, muitas {f-p}
many {pron} (a collective mass of people)  :: massa {f}, multidão {f}
many {pron} (an indefinite large number of people or things)  :: multidão {f}
many a mickle makes a muckle {proverb} (lot of small amounts together, become a large amount)  :: grão a grão enche a galinha o papo
many hands make light work {proverb} (a large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily)  :: a união faz a força
many thanks {phrase} (many thanks)  :: muito obrigado
manyplies {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
map {n} (visual representation of an area)  :: mapa {m}, carta {f}, carta geográfica {f}
map {n} (function)  :: aplicação {f}, transformação {f}
map {v} (to create a visual representation of a territory)  :: mapear
map {v} (to act as a function on)  :: mapear
maple {n} (tree of the Acer genus)  :: bordo {m}, ácer {m}, zelha {f}
maple syrup {n} (syrup made from the sap of the sugar maple)  :: xarope/melado (de bordo/ácer) {m}
maquiladora {n} (an assembly plant in Mexico near the border with the United States)  :: maquiladora {f}
maquis {n} (vegetation)  :: maquis {m}
mara {n} (caviid rodent)  :: mará {m}
marabou {n} (large wading bird native to Africa)  :: marabu {m}
marabout {n} (holy man)  :: marabuto {m}
marabout {n} (tomb)  :: marabuto {m}
marasmus {n} (wasting disease)  :: marasmo {m}
marathon {n} (road race)  :: maratona {f}
marathoner {n} (someone who participates in marathons and other long-distance races)  :: maratonista {m} {f}
marauder {n} (one who moves about in roving fashion looking for plunder)  :: predador {m}, salteador {m}
marauder {n} (band of outlaws who raid and pillage)  :: salteador {m}
marble {n} (crystalline limestone)  :: mármore {m}
marble {n} (spherical ball)  :: bola de gude {f}, berlinde {m}
marbled cat {n} (Pardofelis marmorata)  :: gato marmorado {m}
march {n} (formal, rhythmic way of walking)  :: marcha {f}
march {n} (political rally or parade)  :: passeata {f}, marcha {f}
march {n} (song in the genre of music written for marching)  :: marcha {f}
march {n} (steady forward movement or progression)  :: marcha {f}
march {v} (walk with long, regular strides)  :: marchar
march {v} (go to war; make military advances)  :: marchar
march {n} (obsolete: border region)  :: fronteira {f}
march {n} (region at a frontier governed by a marquess)  :: marquesado {m}
march to the beat of a different drum {v} (to do things unconventionally)  :: fazer as coisas do seu jeito
marchioness {n} (wife of a marquess)  :: marquesa {f}
marchland {n} (borderland) SEE: borderland  ::
mare {n} (female horse)  :: égua {f}
mare {n} (planetology: dark circular plain)  :: mar {m}
marfanoid {adj} (similar to Marfan syndrome)  :: marfanoide
margarine {n} (spread)  :: margarina {f}
margay {n} (Leopardus wiedii)  :: gato-maracajá {m}
margin {n} (edge of the paper that remains blank)  :: margem {f}
margin of error {n} (expression of the lack of precision)  :: margem de erro {f}
marginal {adj} (of, relating to, or located at a margin or an edge)  :: periférico, marginal
marginal {adj} (geographically adjacent)  :: fronteiriço, adjacente
margrave {n} (military officer in charge of German border area)  :: margrave {m}
margrave {n} (hereditary prince)  :: margrave {m}
mari complaisant {n} (husband who tolerates his wife's adultery)  :: corno manso {m}
marigold {n} (Calendula)  :: malmequer {m}
marigold {n} (Tagetes)  :: tagetes {f}
marijuana {n} (the drug)  :: maconha {f} [Brazil]
marimba {n} (musical instrument)  :: marimba {f}
marina {n} (harbour)  :: marina {f}
marinade {v} (marinate) SEE: marinate  ::
marinade {n} (liquid mixture)  :: marinada {f}
marinate {v} (soak in marinade)  :: marinar
marine {adj} (of or pertaining to the sea)  :: marítimo {m}, marinho {m}
marine {n} (member of a marine corps)  :: fuzileiro naval {m}
marine biologist {n} (someone who studies marine biology)  :: biólogo marinho {m}
marine biology {n} (branch of biology)  :: biologia marinha {f}
marine corps {n} (military organization of marines who are trained and equipped to fight on or from ships)  :: infantaria de marinha {f}, infantaria naval {f}
mariner {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor  ::
mariner's compass {n} (compass) SEE: compass  ::
marionette {n} (string puppet)  :: marionete {f}
marital status {n} (term describing relationship)  :: estado civil {m}
mariticide {n} (a man who kills his wife) SEE: uxoricide  ::
maritime {adj} (bordering on the sea)  :: marítimo
maritime republic {n} (city-states which established colonies around the Mediterranean)  :: república marítima
marjoram {n} (plant)  :: manjerona {f}
marjoram {n} (culinary herb)  :: manjerona {f}
mark {n} (indication for reference or measurement)  :: marco {m}
mark {n} (academic score)  :: nota {f}
mark {n} (sporting score)  :: pontuação {f}
mark {n} (visible impression, blemish, stain)  :: mancha {f}, marca {f}
mark {v} (indicate)  :: marcar, indicar
mark {v} (take note of)  :: marcar
mark {v} (blemish)  :: marcar {f}, manchar
mark {v} (correct)  :: corrigir
mark {v} (sports: to follow a player)  :: marcar
mark {n} (unit of currency)  :: marco {m}
mark {n} (coin)  :: marco {m}
marker {n} (A gene or DNA sequence with a known location)  :: marcador
marker {n} (marker pen) SEE: marker pen  ::
marker pen {n} (pen)  :: marcador {m}
market {n} (spacious site for trading)  :: feira {f}, mercado {m}
market {n} (organised event of trading)  :: feira {f}
market {n} (group of potential customers)  :: mercado {m}
market {n} (geographical area where a commercial demand exists)  :: mercado {m}
market {n} (total sum of trading)  :: compra {f}
market {n} (used attributively)  :: de mercado
market {v} (to make available and promote)  :: marquetear
market {v} (to sell) SEE: sell  ::
market {n} (flea market) SEE: flea market  ::
market economy {n} (economy in which and services are exchanged in a free market)  :: economia de mercado {f}
market share {n} (percentage of some market)  :: fatia de mercado {f}, participação no mercado {f}, parcela de mercado {f}, participação em mercado {f}
marketer {n} (one who designs and executes marketing campaigns)  :: marqueteiro {m} [Mostly politics]
marketing {n} (the promotion, distribution and selling of a product or service)  :: marketing {m}, mercadologia {f}
marketplace {n} (open area in a town housing a public market)  :: mercado {m}
marking gauge {n}  :: graminho {m}
marksman {n} (a man skilled in shooting at a target)  :: atirador de precisão {m}
marksmanship {n} (ability to shoot accurately at a target)  :: mira {f}, pontaria {f}
markup {n} (notation used to indicate how text should be displayed)  :: marcação
markup language {n} (computer language using markups)  :: linguagem de marcação {f}
marl {n} (a mixed earthy substance)  :: marga {f}
marlin {n} (game fish)  :: marlim
marma {n} (a special, sensitive point on the body)  :: marma {m}
marmalade {n} (jam)  :: geleia
marmoset {n} (small monkey)  :: sagui {m}
marmot {n} (rodent of the genera Marmota)  :: marmota {f}
maroon {n} (dark red, somewhat brownish colour)  :: bordô
maroon {adj} (color)  :: castanho {m}, castanha {f}
marquess {n} (title of nobility)  :: marquês {m}
marquis {n} (nobleman) SEE: marquess  ::
marriage {n} (state of being married)  :: casamento {m}, matrimónio [Portugal], matrimônio [Brazil]
marriage {n} (union of two people)  :: casamento {m}
marriage {n} (wedding)  :: casamento {m}
marriage {n} (close union)  :: casamento {m}
marriage {n} (joining of two parts)  :: casamento {m}
marriage agency {n} (business)  :: agência de casamento {f}
married {adj} (In a state of marriage; having a wife or a husband)  :: casado
married couple {n} (two people who are married to each other)  :: casal {m}
marron glacé {n} (chestnut preserved in sugar or syrup and flavoured with vanilla)  :: marron-glacé {m}, castanha glaçada {f}
marrow {n} (substance inside bones)  :: medula {f}, tutano {m}
marrow {n} (kind of vegetable)  :: abobrinha {f}
marry {v} (to take a husband or wife)  :: casar
marry {v} (to be joined in marriage)  :: casar
marry {v} (to unite in wedlock)  :: casar
marry {v} (to give away as wife or husband)  :: casar
marry {v} (to take for husband or wife)  :: casar
marry {v} (figuratively: to combine)  :: casar
marry up {v} (join) SEE: join  ::
marsh {n} (area of low, wet land)  :: marisma, pântano
marshal {n} (officer in the household of a medieval prince or lord)  :: marechal {m}
marshal {n} (military officer of the highest rank)  :: marechal {m}
marshal {v} (to arrange troops)  :: colocar em formação/forma
marshal {v} (to arrange facts)  :: organizar
marshal {v} (to gather data)  :: empacotar
marshmallow {n} (plant)  :: alteia {f}, malvavisco {m}, malvaísco {m}
marshmallow {n} (confectionery)  :: marshmallow {m}
marshrutka {n} (share taxi)  :: táxi-lotação {m}
marshy {adj} (of, or resembling a marsh; boggy)  :: pantanoso
marsupial {n} (mammal of which the female typically has a pouch)  :: marsupial {m}
marsupial {adj} (of or pertaining to a marsupial)  :: marsupial
marsupium {n} (pouch of a marsupial)  :: marsúpio {m}
marten {n} (mammal)  :: marta
martial {adj} (of, relating to, or suggestive of war; warlike)  :: marcial, bélico
martial {adj} (relating to or connected with the armed forces or military life)  :: marcial
martial {adj} (characteristic of or befitting a warrior)  :: marcial
martial art {n} (fighting style)  :: arte marcial {f}
martial law {n} (rules by military authorities)  :: lei marcial {f}
martini {n} (cocktail)  :: martíni {m}
martlet {n} (depiction of a mythological bird)  :: merleta {f}
martyr {n} (one willing to be killed for religion)  :: mártir {m}
martyr {n} (one who sacrifices their life for an important cause)  :: mártir {m}
martyr {n} (one who suffers greatly, even involuntarily)  :: mártir {m}
martyr {v} (to make someone a martyr)  :: martirizar
martyr {v} (torture) SEE: torture  ::
martyr {v} (persecute) SEE: persecute  ::
martyrology {n} (list of martyred Christian saints)  :: martirológio {m}
marvel {n} (miracle) SEE: miracle  ::
marvel {n} (astonishment) SEE: astonishment  ::
marvellous {adj} (exciting wonder) SEE: marvelous  ::
marvelous {adj} (exciting wonder or surprise)  :: maravilhoso
marzipan {n} (confection of almond paste, sugar and egg white)  :: marzipã {m}, maçapão {m}
mascara {n} (eyelash cosmetic)  :: rímel {m}
mascot {n} (something thought to bring good luck)  :: mascote {f}
mascot {n} (something used to symbolize a sports team or other group)  :: mascote {f}
masculine {adj} (of the male sex; biologically male, not female; manly)  :: macho
masculine {adj} (belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males)  :: masculino
masculine {adj} (having male qualities, not feminine or effeminate)  :: macho, homem
masculine {adj} (grammar: being of the masculine class, being inflected in the masculine manner)  :: masculino {m}
masculine {n} ((grammar))  :: masculino {m}
masculinity {n} (degree or property of being masculine)  :: masculinidade {f}
masdar {n} (verbal noun) SEE: verbal noun  ::
mash {n} (mashed potatoes) SEE: mashed potatoes  ::
mashed potatoes {n} (potatoes that have been boiled and mashed)  :: purê de batata/batatas {m}
masjid {n} (mosque) SEE: mosque  ::
mask {n} (cover for the face)  :: máscara {f}
mask {n} (that which disguises)  :: máscara {f}
mask {n} (festive entertainment)  :: mascarada {f}
mask {n} (dramatic performance)  :: mascarada {f}
mask {n} (two-color bitmap used to create transparency in an image)  :: máscara
masking tape {n} (tape made of a thin paper)  :: fita crepe {f}
masochism {n} (the enjoyment of receiving pain or humiliation)  :: masoquismo {m}
masochist {n} (someone who enjoys pain or humiliation)  :: masoquista {m} {f}
mason {n} (one who builds with stone or brick)  :: pedreiro {m}
mason {n} (Freemason) SEE: Freemason  ::
masquerade {n} (party of people wearing masks, and amusing themselves)  :: baile de máscaras
masquerade {v} (to conceal with masks)  :: mascarar
masquerade {v} (disguise) SEE: disguise  ::
mass {n} (quantity of matter cohering together to make one body)  :: massa {f}
mass {n} (large quantity; sum)  :: monte {m}
mass {n} (principal part)  :: grosso {m}
mass {n} (physics: quantity of matter which a body contains)  :: massa {f}
mass {n} (medicine: palpable or visible abnormal globular structure)  :: massa
mass {n} (lower classes)  :: massas {f-p}, plebe {f}
mass {n} (religion: Eucharist)  :: eucaristia {f}
mass {n} (religion: celebration of the Eucharist)  :: missa
mass {n} (religion: sacrament of the Eucharist)  :: comunhão {f}
mass {n} (musical setting of parts of the mass)  :: missa {f}
mass {v} (celebrate Mass)  :: missar
mass grave {n} (a grave with many human corpses)  :: vala coletiva {f}, cova coletiva {f}, vala comum {f}
mass media {n} (public communication that reaches a large audience)  :: meios de comunicação {p}
mass murder {n} (successive killing of many people)  :: assassinato/assassínio em massa {m}
mass spectrometry {n} (analytical tecnique)  :: espectrometria de massa {f}
massacre {n} (intentional mass killing)  :: massacre {m}
massacre {v} (to kill in considerable numbers)  :: massacrar
massage {n} (rubbing, kneading, or hitting muscled part of a body)  :: massagem {f}
massage {v} (to perform a massage on somebody)  :: massagear
masseur {n} (a person who performs massage)  :: massagista {m} {f}, massageador {m}
masseuse {n} (a female masseur)  :: massagista {f}, massageadora {f}
massif {n} (principal mountain mass)  :: maciço {m}
massify {v} (become oriented towards mass production)  :: massificar
massive {adj} (massive)  :: massivo
mast {n} (support of a sail)  :: mastro
mastectomy {n} (surgical procedure to remove all or part of the breast)  :: mastectomia {f}
master {n} (someone who has control over something or someone)  :: mestre {m}, amo {m}
master {n} (owner of an animal or slave)  :: dono {m}, proprietário {m}, senhor {m}
master {n} (captain of a merchant ship)  :: capitão {m}
master {n} (someone who employs others)  :: patrão {m}
master {n} (expert at something)  :: mestre {m}
master {n} (tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices)  :: mestre {m}
master {n} (skilled artist)  :: mestre
master {n} (courtesy title of a man)  :: senhor {m}
master {n} (courtesy title for a boy)  :: senhorzinho {m}
master {n} (master's degree)  :: mestre
master {n} (person holding a master's degree)  :: mestre
master {n} (original of a document or of a recording)  :: máster {m}
master {v} (to learn to a high degree)  :: dominar
master race {n} (race of people)  :: raça superior {f}
masterpiece {n} (piece of work that has been given much critical praise)  :: obra prima {f}
master's {n} (master's degree) SEE: master's degree  ::
master's degree {n} (postgraduate degree)  :: mestrado {m}
masterwork {n} (piece of quality indicative of having been made by a master) SEE: masterpiece  ::
masterwort {n} (Peucedanum ostruthium)  :: imperatória {f}
mastery {n} (philosopher's stone) SEE: philosopher's stone  ::
masticate {v} (chew) SEE: chew  ::
mastiff {n} (mastiff)  :: mastim {m}
mastodon {n} (extinct elephant-like mammal of the genus Mammut)  :: mastodonte {m}
masturbate {v} (to masturbate)  :: masturbar-se [oneself], masturbar [another person]
masturbation {n} (manual erotic stimulation of the genitals)  :: masturbação, punheta [slang]
masturbator {n} (someone who masturbates)  :: masturbador {m}
masturbatory {adj} (pertaining to masturbation)  :: masturbatório {m}
masu {n} (square wooden box)  :: masu {m}
mat {n} (foot wiping device or floor covering)  :: capacho {m}
maté {n} (shrub that produces the beverage maté)  :: erva-mate
maté {n} (the beverage maté)  :: chimarrão, mate
matador {n} (bullfighter)  :: toureiro {m}, toureador {m}
matamata {n} (turtle)  :: matamatá {f}, tartaruga matamatá {f}
match {n} (sporting event)  :: partida {f}, combate {m} [boxing], luta {f} [boxing]
match {n} (attribute equaling or exceeding)  :: páreo {m}
match {v} (to agree; to equal)  :: combinar
match {v} (make a successful pairing)  :: combinar
match {n} (device to make fire)  :: palito de fósforo {m}, fósforo {m}
match fixing {n} (the act of losing, or playing to a pre-determined result)  :: resultado combinado {m}
matchbox {n} (small cardboard box in which matches are kept)  :: caixa de fósforo/fósforos {f}
matchmaker {n} (someone who finds suitable marriage partners)  :: casamenteiro {m}
matchstick {n} (piece of wood)  :: palito de fósforo {m}
mate {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse) SEE: copulate  ::
mate {n} (checkmate) SEE: checkmate  ::
mate {n} (friend)  :: mano {m}, camarada
mate {v} (copulate)  :: acasalar
mate {v} (arrange in matched pairs)  :: emparelhar
mateology {n} (vain discourse)  :: mateologia {f}
material {adj} (related to matter)  :: material
material {adj} (worldly)  :: material, terreno
material {adj} (significant)  :: significativo
material {n} (matter)  :: material {m}
material {n} (text)  :: matéria {f}
material {n} (sample or specimens for study)  :: material
material {n} (cloth)  :: tecido {m}, pano {m}
materialism {n} (concern over material possessions)  :: materialismo {m}
materialism {n} (philosophical belief)  :: materialismo {m}
materialist {n} (someone who is materialistic)  :: materialista {m} {f}
materialistic {adj} (being overly concerned with possessions)  :: materialista
materialistic {adj} (of or concerning philosophical materialism)  :: materialista
materiel {n} (military equipment, apparatus and supplies)  :: material militar {m}
maternal {adj} (of or pertaining to a mother)  :: maternal
maternal {adj} (related through the mother, or her side of the family)  :: materno
maternal aunt {n} (one's mother's sister)  :: tia {f}
maternal death {n} (death of a woman that occurs directly related to the procreative process)  :: mortalidade materna {f}
maternal grandfather {n} (one's mother's father)  :: avô maternal
maternal grandmother {n} (The mother of one's mother)  :: avó materna {f}
maternal uncle {n} (brother of one's mother)  :: tio, tio materno
mathematical {adj} (of, or relating to mathematics)  :: matemático
mathematician {n} (expert in mathematics)  :: matemático {m}, matemática {f}
mathematics {n} (field of study)  :: matemática {f}
matinee {n} (a showing of a movie or theatrical performance in the afternoon)  :: matinê {f}
mating {n} (pairing of organisms for copulation)  :: cópula {f}
matriarch {n} (a female leader of a family, a tribe or an ethnic or religious group)  :: matriarca {f}
matriculation {n} (enrollment in a college or university)  :: matrícula {f}
matrimony {n} (marriage or the state of being married)  :: matrimónio [Portugal], matrimônio [Brazil]
matrimony {n} (the marriage ceremony)  :: casamento {m}
matrix {n} (womb) SEE: womb  ::
matrix {n} (extracellular matrix, see also: extracellular matrix)  :: matriz
matrix {n} (part of the mitochondrion)  :: matriz mitocondrial
matrix {n} (math: rectangular arrangement of numbers or terms)  :: matriz {f}
matrix {n} (two-dimensional array)  :: matriz {f}
matryoshka {n} (Russian doll) SEE: Russian doll  ::
matsutake {n}  :: matsutake {m}
matte {adj} (not reflective of light)  :: mate {m}
matter {n} (basic structural component of the universe)  :: matéria {f}
matter {n} (non-antimatter matter)  :: matéria {f}
matter {n} (kind of substance)  :: matéria {f}
matter {n} (reason for concern)  :: problema {m}
matter {n} (situation)  :: situação {f}
matter {n} (cause)  :: causa {f}, motivo {m}, razão {f}
matter {v} (to be important)  :: importar
mattock {n} (agricultural tool)  :: sacho {m}
mattress {n} (a pad on which a person can recline and sleep)  :: colchão {m}
mature {adj} (fully developed)  :: maduro
mature {v} (to become mature; to ripen)  :: amadurecer, madurar
maturity {n} (state of being mature, ready or ripe)  :: maturidade {f}
maturity {n} (when bodily growth has completed and/or reproduction can begin)  :: maturidade {f}
matzo {n} (thin, unleavened bread)  :: matzá {m} {f}
maugre {prep} (in spite of) SEE: in spite of  ::
maul {n} (heavy, long-handled hammer)  :: malho {m}, marreta {f}
maul {v} (handle in a rough way)  :: maltratar
maul {v} (savage)  :: malhar
maul {v} (to criticise rudely)  :: maltratar, malhar
maunch {v} (munch) SEE: munch  ::
maund {n} (unit of mass)  :: mane {m}
mausoleum {n} (large tomb)  :: mausoléu {m}
mauve {n} (colour)  :: lilás
mauve {adj} (colour)  :: lilás {m}
maven {n} (expert in a given field)  :: entendido {m}
maverick {adj} (showing independence in thoughts or actions)  :: independente, rebelde
maverick {n} (one who does not abide by rules)  :: inconformista {m} {f}, excêntrico {m}, excêntrica {f}, dissidente {m} {f}
maw {n} (stomach)  :: estômago, bucho {m}
maxilla {n} (bone of upper jaw)  :: maxila {f}
maxim {n} (moral precept)  :: máxima {f}
maximal {adj} (Largest, greatest, highest, most)  :: máximo
maximalism {n} (tendency toward excess)  :: maximalismo {m}
maximum {n} (highest limit)  :: máximo {m}
maximum {n} (math: greatest value)  :: máximo {m}
maximum {adj} (highest degree)  :: máximo
may {v} (have permission to)  :: poder
may {v} (possibly, but not certainly)  :: talvez, pode ser
may {v} (subjunctive)  :: que
may {n} (the hawthorn bush or its blossom)  :: pilriteiro {m}, estrepeiro {m}
may the Force be with you {phrase} (wish someone luck)  :: que a Força esteja contigo; Brasilian Portuguese: que a Força esteja com você
maybe {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty)  :: talvez
maybe {adv} (as a pro-sentence)  :: é possível, pode ser, talvez
mayfly {n} (insect of order Ephemeroptera)  :: efêmera {f}, efemérida {f}
mayhem {n} (chaos)  :: caos {m}, confusão {f}, desordem {f}, tumulto {m}
mayonnaise {n} (dressing)  :: maionese {f}
mayor {n} (leader of a city)  :: prefeito {m}, prefeita {f}, presidente da câmara municipal [Portugal]
maze {n} (Puzzle to get through)  :: labirinto {m}
mâche {n} (Valerianella locusta)  :: alface
me {pron} (direct object of a verb)  :: me, mim
me {pron} (obsolete reflexive)  :: me, mim
me {pron} (object of a preposition)  :: mim
me {pron} (indirect object of a verb)  :: me
me {pron} (reflexive indirect object of a verb)  :: para mim
me {pron} (complement of the copula)  :: eu
me {pron} (marking ownership)  :: meu {m}
me {pron} (subject of a verb with “and”)  :: eu
me {pron} (subject of a verb without “and”)  :: eu
me generation {n} (generation concerned solely with themselves)  :: geração do eu {f}
me too {phrase} (I agree)  :: eu também
me too {phrase} (that applies to me as well)  :: a mim também, idem
mea culpa {n} (My fault, due to my error)  :: minha culpa
mead {n} (alcoholic drink)  :: hidromel {m}
meadow {n} (field or pasture)  :: prado {m}
meadowsweet {n} (Filipendula ulmaria)  :: ulmeira {f}, ulmária {f}
meager {adj} (lean)  :: magro
meager {adj} (poor, deficient or inferior)  :: pobre
meagre {n} (Argyrosomus regius)  :: corvina {f}
meal {n} (food that is prepared and eaten)  :: refeição {f}
meal {n} (coarse-ground edible part of various grains)  :: farinha {f}
mealy {adj} (describing a substance that resembles meal)  :: farinhento
mean {v} (to intend; plan on doing)  :: pretender, tencionar
mean {v} (to have intentions of some kind)  :: querer
mean {v} (to convey, indicate)  :: querer dizer, indicar
mean {v} (to signify)  :: significar, querer dizer
mean {v} (to have conviction in what one says)  :: falar sério
mean {v} (to result in; bring about)  :: significar, representar
mean {v} (to complain, lament)  :: reclamar, lamentar
mean {v} (to pity, comfort)  :: apiedar-se, compadecer-se
mean {adj} (causing or intending to cause intentional harm)  :: mau, ruim, maldoso
mean {adj} (miserly, stingy)  :: avarento, mesquinho, tacanho
mean {adj} (low-minded; acting without consideration of others)  :: mau, ruim
mean {adj} (powerful; fierce; harsh; damaging)  :: cruel, terrível
mean {adj} (low in quality; inferior)  :: mau, inferior
mean {adj} (accomplished with great skill; deft; hard to compete with)  :: excelente, ótimo, formidável
mean {adj} (having the mean as its value)  :: médio
mean {adj} (middling; moderately good)  :: mediano
mean {n} (method by which something is done)  :: meio {m}, recurso {m}
mean {n} (intermediate step)  :: meio, passo
mean {n} (intermediate value)  :: média {f}
mean {n} (alto, in music)  :: alto {m}
mean {n} (arithmetic mean)  :: média {f}
mean {n} (the statistical value)  :: média {f}
meander {n} (winding, crooked or involved course)  :: meandro {m}
meaning {n} (symbolic value of something)  :: significado {m}
meaning {n} (significance of a thing, as "the meaning of life")  :: significado {m}, sentido {m}
meaning {n} (definition or connotation of a word)  :: significado {m}
meaning of life {n} (hypothetical answer to life's ultimate questions)  :: sentido da vida {m}
meaningful {adj} (having meaning, significant)  :: significativo
meaningless {adj} (lacking meaning)  :: insignificante, sem sentido
means {n} (instrument or condition for attaining a purpose)  :: meio
means of production {n} (combination of the means of labor and the subject of labor)  :: meios de produção {m-p}
means of transport {n} (mode of transport) SEE: mode of transport  ::
meanwhile {adv} (during the time)  :: ao mesmo tempo
meanwhile {adv} (at the same time but elsewhere)  :: enquanto isso
measles {n} (acute highly contagious viral disease)  :: sarampo {m}
measure {n} (size ascertained by measuring)  :: medida {f}
measure {n} (unspecified quantity or capacity)  :: medida
measure {n} (act of measuring)  :: medição {f}
measure {n} (musical designation)  :: compasso {m}
measure {n} (ruler, measuring stick)  :: medidor {m}
measure {n} (action to achieve some purpose)  :: medida {f}, providência {f}
measure {n} (special mathematical function)  :: medida {f}
measure {n} (criterion)  :: indicador {m}
measure {v} (ascertain the quantity of a unit)  :: medir
measure word {n} (measure word, classifier)  :: classificador numeral {m}
measurement {n} (act of measuring)  :: medida {f}, medição {f}, mensuração {f}, medição
measurement {n} (magnitude determined by measuring)  :: medida
measuring tape {n} (tape measure) SEE: tape measure  ::
measuring worm {n} (larva)  :: medideira {f}, lagarta mede-palmos {f}, marca-passo {f}, bicho agrimensor {m}
meat {n} (animal flesh used as food)  :: carne {f}
meat {n} (type of meat)  :: carne {f}
meat {n} (any sort of flesh)  :: carne {f}
meat {n} (totem) SEE: totem  ::
meat jelly {n} (aspic) SEE: aspic  ::
meatball {n} (meatball)  :: almôndega {f}
meatgrinder {n} (device for cutting meat)  :: moedor {m}
meatloaf {n} (mixture of ground meat)  :: rolo de carne {m}
mechanic {n} (skilled worker)  :: mecânico {m}
mechanical {adj} (physics: related to mechanics)  :: mecânico
mechanical {adj} (related to design and construction of machines)  :: mecânico
mechanical {adj} (done by machine)  :: mecânico
mechanical {adj} (using mechanics)  :: mecânico
mechanical {adj} (as if performed by machine)  :: mecânico
mechanical {adj} (acting as if one were a machine)  :: mecânico
mechanical {adj} (handy with machines)  :: mecânico
mechanical engineering {n} (subfield of engineering)  :: engenharia mecânica {f}
mechanical pencil {n} (pencil with a lead that wears away with use)  :: lapiseira {f}
mechanically {adv} (In a mechanical manner)  :: mecanicamente
mechanics {n} (a branch of physics)  :: mecânica {f}
mechanism {n} (mechanical means for the conversion or control of motion)  :: mecanismo {m}
mechanism {n} (mental, chemical, or physical process)  :: mecanismo {m}
mechanization {n} (the use of machinery to replace human or animal labour)  :: mecanização {f}
mechanize {v} (to equip with machinery)  :: mecanizar
mechatronics {n} (synergistic combination)  :: mecatrônica {f}
medal {n} (stamped metal disc)  :: medalha {f}
medalist {n} (one who has received a medal)  :: medalhista {m} {f}
medallion {n} (large decorative medal)  :: medalhão {m}
meddle {v} (to interfere in affairs)  :: intrometer
meddle {v} (to have sex) SEE: have sex  ::
meddlesome {adj} (inclined to meddle or interfere)  :: enxerido, intrometido
media {n} (means and institutions for publishing and broadcasting information)  :: mídia {f} [Brazil], média {m-p}, media {m-p}
media {n} (the journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry)  :: mídia {f} [Brazil], média {m-p}, media {m-p}
mediaeval {adj} (medieval) SEE: medieval  ::
medially {adv} (in or relating to the middle)  :: medianamente
median {n} (central vein or nerve)  :: mediano {m}
median {n} (statistics: measure of central tendency)  :: mediana {f}
median {adj} (situated in the middle)  :: mediano, central
mediate {adj} (intermediate) SEE: intermediate  ::
mediation {n}  :: mediação {f}
mediator {n} (one who negotiates between parties seeking mutual agreement)  :: mediador {m}
medic {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor  ::
medic {n} (paramedic) SEE: paramedic  ::
medical {adj} (of the practice of medicine)  :: médico
medical tourism {n} (type of tourism)  :: turismo de saúde {m}, turismo médico {m}, viagens de saúde {f-p}, viagens médicas {f-p}, viagens para tratamento de saúde {f-p}
medicalization {n} (the act or process of medicalizing)  :: medicalização {f}
medication {n} (one or all the medicines regularly taken by a patient)  :: medicamento {m}, medicação {f}
medication {n} (administration of medicine)  :: medicação {f}
medicine {n} (substance which promotes healing)  :: remédio {m}, medicamento
medicine {n} (treatment or cure)  :: tratamento {m}
medicine {n} (field of study)  :: medicina {f}
medicine {n} (profession)  :: medicina {f}
medieval {adj} (of or relating to the Middle Ages)  :: medieval {m} {f}
medieval {adj} (having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages)  :: medieval {m} {f}
medieval {n} (a medieval thing)  :: medieval {m} {f}
medieval {n} (someone living in the Middle Ages)  :: medieval {m} {f}
medieval {adj} (brutal) SEE: brutal  ::
mediocre {adj} (having no peculiar or outstanding features)  :: medíocre
mediocrity {n} (condition of being mediocre)  :: mediocridade {f}
mediopassive {adj} (in the mediopassive voice)  :: médio-passivo
mediopassive {n} (grammatical voice in which the actor of a stative verb is not expressed)  :: voz médio-passiva {f}
meditation {n} (devotional contemplation)  :: meditação {f}
medium {n} (nutrient solution for the growth of cells in vitro)  :: médio
medium {n} (someone who supposedly conveys information from the spirit world)  :: médium
medium {adj} (of intermediate size)  :: médio
medium rare {adj} (cooked somewhat lightly)  :: no ponto
medlar {n} (tree)  :: nespereira {f}
medlar {n} (fruit)  :: nêspera {f}
medley {n} (collection of related songs)  :: potpourri, pot-pourri
meek {adj} (humble, modest, or self-effacing)  :: modesto
meek {adj} (submissive, dispirited)  :: submisso, manso
meerkat {n} (small carnivorous mammal)  :: suricate {m}, suricato {m}
meet {v} (encounter by accident)  :: encontrar
meet {v} (see through arrangement)  :: encontrar
meet {v} (to get acquainted)  :: conhecer
meet {v} (converge and touch)  :: encontrar
meet {v} (gather for a formal discussion)  :: reunir
meet {v} (comply with)  :: satisfazer
meeting {n} (gathering for a purpose)  :: reunião {f}
meeting {n} (people at such a gathering)  :: reunidos {m-p}
meeting {n} (encounter between people)  :: encontro {m}
meeting {n} (place or instance of junction or intersection)  :: encontro {m}
mega- {prefix} (very large, great)  :: mega-
mega- {prefix} (multiplication factor one million)  :: mega-
megabyte {n} (about a million bytes)  :: megabyte {m}
megadrought {n} (a drought lasting for decades or centuries)  :: megasseca {f}
megaflop {n} (one million FLOPS)  :: megaflop {m}
megagram {n} (unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms)  :: megagrama {m}
megahertz {n} (one million cycles per second)  :: megahertz {m}
megalith {n} (construction)  :: megálito {m}
megalithism {n} (culture surrounding the building of megaliths)  :: megalitismo {m}
megalomania {n} (psychopathological condition)  :: megalomania {f}
megalopolis {n} (large conurbation)  :: megalópole {f}
megameter {n} (megametre) SEE: megametre  ::
megametre {n} (distance of 1,000 km)  :: megâmetro {m}
megaohm {n} (one million ohms)  :: megaohm {m}
megaphone {n} (portable device used to amplify a person's voice)  :: megafone {m}
megapolis {n} (megapolis) SEE: megalopolis  ::
megaseism {n} (a large or severe earthquake)  :: megassismo
megatsunami {n} (a very large tsunami)  :: megatsunami {m}
meh {interj} (slang: expressing indifference or lack of enthusiasm)  :: nhé
meiosis {n} (cell division)  :: meiose {f}, miose {f}
meitnerium {n} (chemical element)  :: meitnério {m}
melancholic {adj} (filled with or affected by melancholy)  :: melancólico {m}, melancólica {f}
melancholy {adj} (Affected with sadness or depression)  :: melancólico
melancholy {n} (Sadness or depression)  :: melancolia {f}
melanin {n} (dark pigment)  :: melanina {f}
melanoma {n} (type of skin tumor)  :: melanoma {m}
melee {n} (Hand-to-hand combat. Mano-à-mano)  :: combate corpo-a-corpo [Brazil]
melisma {n} (a passage of several notes sung to one syllable of text)  :: melisma {m}
melismatic {adj} (of, relating to, or being a melisma)  :: melismático
melodious {adj} (having a pleasant melody)  :: melodioso, melódico
melodiousness {n} (the property of being melodious)  :: melodiosidade {f}
melodrama {n} (romantic drama)  :: melodrama {m}
melodramatic {adj} (of or pertaining to melodrama)  :: melodramático
melodramatic {adj} (exaggeratedly emotional)  :: melodramático
melody {n} (sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase)  :: melodia {f}
melon {n} (fruit)  :: melão {m}
melon {n} (slang: breasts)  :: melões {m-p}
melongene {n} (eggplant) SEE: eggplant  ::
melons {n} (slang: breasts)  :: melões {m}
melt {v} (intransitive: to change from a solid to a liquid)  :: derreter, fundir
melt {v} (transitive: to change or be changed from a solid to a liquid)  :: derreter
melt {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot  ::
meltdown {n} (severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor)  :: derretimento nuclear {m}
meltdown {n} (situation being likened to a nuclear meltdown)  :: catástrofe {f}
melting point {n} (temperature at which solid and liquid phases are in equilibrium)  :: ponto de fusão
melting pot {n} (place where many divergent things come together and are homogenized)  :: caldeirão {m}
member {n} (part of a discourse, period, sentence, or verse) SEE: clause  ::
member {n} (in set theory) SEE: element  ::
member {n} (one who officially belongs to a group)  :: membro {m}, sócio {m}
member {n} (organ, limb)  :: membro {m}
member {n} (logic: one of the propositions making up a syllogism) SEE: premise  ::
membership {n} (fact of being a member)  :: associação {f}, sociedade {f}
membership {n} (body of members)  :: membro, corpo do membro
membrane {n} (enclosing or separating tissue)  :: membrana {f}
membrane {n} (a mechanical, thin, flat flexible part that can deform or vibrate when excited by an external force)  :: membrana {f}
membranous {adj} (having the qualities of, or pertaining to, a membrane)  :: membranoso
meme {n} (unit of cultural information)  :: meme {m}
meme {n} (something copied and circulated online)  :: meme {m}
memento {n} (a keepsake)  :: lembrancinha {f}
memetics {n} (study of memes)  :: memética {f}
memoir {n} (book describing the personal experiences of an author)  :: memória {f}
memoirs {n} (autobiography) SEE: memoir  ::
memoization {n}  :: memoização {f}
memorable {adj} (worthy of being remembered)  :: memorável
memorandum {n} (short note serving as a reminder)  :: lembrete {m}
memorandum {n} (written business communication)  :: memorando {m}
memorandum {n} (brief diplomatic communication)  :: memorando {m}
memorial service {n} (funeral) SEE: funeral  ::
memorization {n} (act of committing something to memory)  :: memorização {f}
memorize {v} (to commit to memory, to learn by heart)  :: decorar, memorizar
memory {n} (ability to recall)  :: memória {f}
memory {n} (stored record)  :: lembrança {f}, recordação {f}
memory {n} (RAM or ROM)  :: memória {f}
memory leak {n} (fault in memory allocation)  :: vazamento de memória {m}
memory stick {n} (portable solid-state flash memory storage device) SEE: flash drive  ::
memory stick {n} (memory card, flash card)  :: cartão de memória {m}
men {n} (human people)  :: homens {m-p}
menacingly {adv} (In a menacing manner)  :: ameaçadoramente
menagerie {n} (collection of live wild animals on exhibition; the enclosure where they are kept)  :: menagerie {f}
menarche {n} (first menstruation)  :: menarca {f}
mend {n} (place or tear repaired in clothing)  :: remendo {m}
mend {n} (act of repairing)  :: conserto {m}, reparo {m}
mend {v} (to repair)  :: consertar, reparar
mend {v} (to repair a tear in clothing)  :: remendar
mend {v} (to grow better; to advance to a better state; to become improved)  :: melhorar
mendacious {adj} (false) SEE: false  ::
mendacious {adj} (lying, untruthful or dishonest)  :: mentiroso
mendaciousness {n} (mendacity) SEE: mendacity  ::
mendacity {n} (fact or condition of being untruthful; dishonesty)  :: mendacidade {f}, falsidade {f}
mendacity {n} (a deceit, falsehood, or lie)  :: mendacidade {f}, falsidade {f}
mendelevium {n} (chemical element)  :: mendelévio {m}
mendicant {adj} (depending on alms)  :: mendicante
mendicant {adj} (of or pertaining to a member of a religious order who begs)  :: mendicante
mendicant {n} (beggar)  :: mendigo
menhir {n} (standing stone as a monument)  :: menir {m}
meningitis {n} (inflammation of the meninges)  :: meningite {f}
meninx {n} (membrane)  :: meninge {f}
menopause {n} (ending of menstruation)  :: menopausa {f}
menorah {n} (seven-branch candelabrum)  :: menorá
mensiversary {n} (day that is an exact month (or specified number of months) since the occurrence of an event)  :: mesversário {m}
menstrual {adj} (of or having to do with the menses)  :: menstrual
menstrual cycle {n} (recurring cycle)  :: ciclo menstrual {m}
menstruate {v} (to undergo menstruation)  :: menstruar
menstruation {n} (periodic discharging of the menses)  :: menstruação {f}, regras {f-p}
mental {adj} (relating to the mind)  :: mental
mental age {n} (apparent age on basis of mental ability)  :: idade mental {f}
mental breakdown {n} (nervous breakdown) SEE: nervous breakdown  ::
mental hospital {n} (facility designed to treat persons with mental disorders)  :: manicómio {m} [Portugal], manicômio {m} [Brazil], hospício {m}, hospital psiquiátrico {m}
mental institution {n} (psychiatric hospital) SEE: mental hospital  ::
mentality {n} (mindset)  :: mentalidade {f}
mentally {adv} (in a mental manner)  :: mentalmente
menthol {n} (cyclic monoterpene alcohol)  :: mentol {m}
mention {v} (mention) SEE: cover  ::
mention {n} (a speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner)  :: menção {f}
mention {v} (make a short reference to something)  :: mencionar
mentor {n} (A wise and trusted counselor or teacher)  :: mentor {m}
menu {n} (details of the food to be served at a banquet)  :: cardápio, menu
menu {n} (printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant)  :: cardápio, menu, ementa {f}
menu {n} (list from which the user may select an operation to be performed)  :: menu
meow {interj} (cry of a cat)  :: miau
meow {n} (cry of a cat)  :: miado
meow {v} (of a cat, to make its cry)  :: miar
meranti {n} (the timber of any of various trees of the genus Shorea)  :: meranti {m}
mercantile {adj} (related to the exchange of goods for profit)  :: mercantil {m} {f}
mercantilism {n} (the historical economic theory that a nation must always have a positive balance of trade)  :: mercantilismo {m}
mercantilist {n} (proponent of mercantilism)  :: mercantilista {m} {f}
mercantilist {adj} (mercantilistic) SEE: mercantilistic  ::
mercantilistic {adj} (relating to, or characteristic of mercantilism)  :: mercantilista
mercenary {n} (person employed to fight)  :: mercenário {m}
mercenary {adj} (motivated by private gain)  :: mercenário {m}
merchandise {n} (commodities offered for sale)  :: mercadoria {f}
merchant {n} (person who traffics in commodities)  :: comerciante {m} {f}, mercador {m}
merchant {n} (trading vessel) SEE: cargo ship  ::
merchant navy {n} (civilian naval fleet)  :: marinha mercante {f}
merchant ship {n} (marine cargo vessel) SEE: cargo ship  ::
merchantman {n} (merchant) SEE: merchant  ::
merchantman {n} (cargo ship) SEE: cargo ship  ::
merciful {adj} (showing mercy)  :: misericordioso
merciless {adj} (showing no mercy; cruel and pitiless)  :: impiedoso, imisericordioso {m}
mercuric {adj} (containing mercury with an oxidation number of 2)  :: mercúrico
mercury {n} (element)  :: mercúrio {m}
mercury-vapour lamp {n} (a gaseous discharge lamp)  :: lâmpada de mercúrio {f}, lâmpada de vapor de mercúrio {f}
mercy {n} (relenting; forbearance to cause or allow harm to another)  :: misericórdia {f}
mercy {n} (forgiveness or compassion)  :: misericórdia
mercy {n} (tendency toward forgiveness)  :: misericórdia {f}
mercy {n} (blessing)  :: misericórdia {f}
mercy killing {n} (euthanasia) SEE: euthanasia  ::
mere {adj} (the smallest amount)  :: mero
merely {adv} (only, just, and nothing more)  :: meramente, somente
merganser {n} (diving duck)  :: merganso {m}
merge {v} (to combine into a whole)  :: unir
merge {v} (to be combined into a whole)  :: convergir, unir-se, juntar-se
merger {n} (the act or process of merging)  :: fusão {f}
merger {n} (the legal union of two or more corporations)  :: fusão {f}
mergirl {n} (mermaid) SEE: mermaid  ::
meridian {n} (imaginary great circle on the Earth's surface)  :: meridiano {m}
meridian {n} (acupunction: pathway along which acupoints are distributed)  :: meridiano {m}
meringue {n} (mixture)  :: suspiro
meristem {n} (zone of active cell division)  :: meristema {m}
merit {n} (something worthy of a high rating)  :: mérito {m}
meritocracy {n} (rule by merit)  :: meritocracia
meritocratic {adj}  :: meritocrático
meritocratically {adv} (in a meritocratic way)  :: meritocraticamente
merlin {n} (small falcon)  :: esmerilhão {m}
merlon {n} (any of the projections between the embrasures of a battlement)  :: merlão {m}
mermaid {n} (mythological woman with a fish's tail)  :: sereia {f}
merman {n}  :: tritão {m}, sereio {m}
merry {adj} (jolly and full of high-spirits)  :: alegre
merry {adj} (festive and full of fun and laughter)  :: festivo
merry Christmas {phrase} (good wishes at Christmas time)  :: Feliz Natal
merry-go-round {n} (carousel)  :: carrossel {m}
merrymaking {n} (joyful festivities)  :: celebração {f}
mesangial {adj} (of or pertaining to the mesangium)  :: mesangial
mesangium {n} (a thin layer of the glomerulus)  :: mesângio {m}
mesencephalon {n} (midbrain) SEE: midbrain  ::
mesentery {n} (the membrane that attaches the intestines to the wall of the abdomen)  :: mesentério {m}
mesh {n} (structure)  :: malha {f}
mesh {n} (opening)  :: malha {f}
mesmerize {v} (to exercise mesmerism on)  :: hipnotizar, mesmerizar
mesmerized {adj} (spellbound or enthralled)  :: fascinado {m}
mesne {adj} (intermediate) SEE: intermediate  ::
meso- {prefix} (prefix meaning middle)  :: meso-
mesocarp {n} (middle layer)  :: mesocarpo {m}
mesoclisis {n} (insertion of a clitic inside a word)  :: mesóclise {f}
mesoderm {n} (tissue produced by gastrulation)  :: mesoderme {f}, mesoderma {f}
mesolimbic {adj} (relating to the middle part of the limbic system)  :: mesolímbico
mesology {n} (branch of biology and environmental/sociological influence)  :: mesologia {f}
meson {n} (elementary particle)  :: méson {m}
mesopelagic {adj} (relating to the zone of the ocean between the photic epipelagic and the aphotic bathypelagic zones)  :: mesopelágico
mesophile {n} (organism that lives and thrives at moderate temperatures)  :: mesófilo {m}
mesophilic {adj} (thriving at moderate temperatures)  :: mesófilo
mesophryon {n} (glabella) SEE: glabella  ::
mesoregion {n} (meso-region) SEE: meso-region  ::
meso-region {n} (administrative system)  :: mesorregião {f}
mesosphere {n} (layer of the Earth's atmosphere)  :: mesosfera
mesquite {n} (Prosopis)  :: mesquite {f}
mess {n} (disagreeable mixture or confusion of things)  :: bagunça {f}
mess {n} (church service) SEE: Mass  ::
mess up {v} (to make a mess of)  :: desarrumar
message {n} (communication, concept or information conveyed)  :: mensagem {f}
messenger {n} (one who brings messages)  :: mensageiro {m}
messiah {n} (ordained to lead the people of Israel)  :: messias {m}
messianic {adj} (of, relating to, or resembling a messiah, the Messiah)  :: messiânico
messianism {n} (the belief in a messiah)  :: messianismo {m}
messy {adj} (in a disorderly state; causing mess or confusion; chaotic; disorderly)  :: desorganizado, bagunçado, caótico, desordenado
mestizo {n}  :: caboclo
metabolic {adj} (of or pertaining to metabolism)  :: metabólico
metabolism {n} (complete set of chemical reactions that occur in living cells)  :: metabolismo {m}
metabolite {n} (any substance produced by, or taking part in, a metabolic reaction)  :: metabólito {m}
metacarpal {n} (bone of the metacarpus)  :: metacárpico {m}, metacarpiano {m}, metacarpal {m}
metacarpal bone {n} (metacarpal) SEE: metacarpal  ::
metacarpus {n} (five bones of the palm)  :: metacarpo {m}
metadata {n} (data that describes data)  :: metadados {m-p}, metadata {f}
metagame {n} (a game based on exploiting the rules of another game)  :: metajogo {m}
metal {n} (atomic element or material made of such atoms)  :: metal {m}
metalanguage {n} (linguistical term)  :: metalinguagem {f}
metalanguage {n} (computing term)  :: metalinguagem {f}
metalexicography {n} (study of lexicography in the abstract)  :: metalexicografia {f}
metalhead {n} (one who listens to heavy metal music)  :: metaleiro {m}
metallic {adj} (made of metal)  :: metálico
metallize {v} (to coat, treat or impregnate a non-metallic object with metal)  :: metalizar
metalloid {n} (element)  :: metaloide
metalloprotein {n} (a protein that contains a metal atom as a cofactor)  :: metaloproteína {f}
metallurgic {adj} (metallurgical) SEE: metallurgical  ::
metallurgical {adj} (or or relating to metallurgy)  :: metalúrgico {m}, metalúrgica {f}
metallurgically {adv} (in a metallurgical manner)  :: metalúrgicamente
metallurgist {n} (person skilled in metallurgy)  :: metalurgista {m} {f}
metallurgy {n} (science of metals)  :: metalurgia {f}
metamorphic rock {n} (one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth)  :: pedra/rocha metamórfica {f}
metamorphosis {n} (transformation)  :: metamorfose {f}
metamorphosis {n} (noticeable change)  :: metamorfose {f}, mudança {f}, transformação {m}, mutação {m}, evolução {m}, transmutação {m}
metamorphosis {n} (in biology)  :: metamorfose {f}
metamorphosis {n} (in pathology)  :: alomorfia {f}
metanarrative {n} (a narrative about narratives of historical meaning, experience or knowledge)  :: metanarrativa {f}
metaphor {n} (uncountable: figure of speech)  :: metáfora {f}
metaphor {n} (countable: word or phrase used in metaphor)  :: metáfora {f}
metaphorical {adj} (pertaining to a metaphor)  :: metafórico
metaphysical {adj} (of or pertaining to metaphysics)  :: metafísico {m}
metaphysically {adv} (in a metaphysical manner)  :: metafisicamente
metaphysically {adv} (concerning metaphysics)  :: metafisicamente
metaphysician {n} (A philosopher who specializes in the scholarly study of metaphysics)  :: metafísico {m}, metafísica {f}
metaphysics {n} (branch of philosophy that studies first principles)  :: metafísica {f}
metasearch engine {n}  :: metabuscador {m}, metapesquisador {m}
metastable {adj} (long-lived unstable state)  :: metaestável {m} {f}
metastasis {n} (transference of a bodily function or disease to another part of the body)  :: metástase
metastatic {adj} (relating to metastasis)  :: metastático {m}
metatarsus {n} (bones)  :: metatarso {m}
metathesis {n} (the transposition of letters, syllables or sounds within a word)  :: metátese {f}
metempsychosis {n} (Transmigration of the soul)  :: metempsicose {f}
meteor {n} (streak of light)  :: meteoro {m}
meteor shower {n} (Meteors seen on Earth for short time period)  :: chuva de meteoros {f}
meteorite {n} (remains of a meteor)  :: meteorito {m}
meteoroid {n} (small debris in a star system)  :: meteoróide {m}
meteorologic {adj} (meteorological) SEE: meteorological  ::
meteorological {adj} (relating to meteorology)  :: meteorológico
meteorologist {n} (person who studies meteorology)  :: meteorologista {m} {f}
meteorology {n} (science)  :: meteorologia {f}
meter {n} (measuring instrument)  :: contador {m}
meter {n} (unit of length) SEE: metre  ::
meter {v} (to measure) SEE: measure  ::
-meter {suffix} (used to form a measuring device)  :: -metro {m}
methamphetamine {n} (the drug (S)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine)  :: metanfetamina {f}
methanal {n} (formaldehyde) SEE: formaldehyde  ::
methane {n} (the compound CH4)  :: metano {m}
methanol {n} (the simplest aliphatic alcohol, CH3OH)  :: metanol {m}
methinks {contraction} (it seems to me)  :: me parece, parece-me
methionine {n} (amino acid)  :: metionina {f}
method {n} (process by which a task is completed)  :: método {m}
methodical {adj} (in an organized manner)  :: metódico {m}, metódica {f}
methodically {adv} (in a methodical manner)  :: metodicamente
methodological {adj} (of, pertaining to, or using methodology)  :: metodológico
methodology {n} (the study of methods used in a field)  :: metodologia {f}
methodology {n} (a collection of methods, practices, procedures and rules used by those who work in some field)  :: metodologia {f}
methodology {n} (the implementation of such methods etc.)  :: metodologia {f}
methyl {n} (univalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3)  :: metil {m}
methylation {n} (addition of a methyl group)  :: metilação
methylene {n} (divalent radical)  :: metileno
methylmercury {n} (a bioaccumulative organometallic cation)  :: metilmercúrio {m}
methylpropane {n} (isobutane) SEE: isobutane  ::
metic {n} (resident alien in ancient Greece)  :: meteco {m}
meticulosity {n} (meticulousness) SEE: meticulousness  ::
meticulous {adj} (characterized by very precise, conscientious attention to details)  :: meticuloso {m}, meticulosa {f}
meticulousness {n} (state or characteristic of being meticulous)  :: meticulosidade {f}
metonymy {n} (figure of speech)  :: metonímia {f}
metre {n} (unit of length)  :: metro {m}
metric {adj} (relating to metric system)  :: métrico {m}
metric {n} (notion in mathematics)  :: métrica {f}
metric space {n} (space (mathematics))  :: espaço métrico {m}
metric system {n} (International System of Units) SEE: International System of Units  ::
metric ton {n} (unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms)  :: tonelada métrica {f}
metrical foot {n} (basic unit of verse)  :: {m}
metrizable {adj} (topology: for which a metric exists)  :: metrizável
metro {n} (underground railway)  :: [Brazil] metrô {m}, [Portugal] metro {m}
metro {n} (train of underground railway)  :: [Brazil] metrô {m}, [Portugal] metro {m}
metrological {adj} (of or pertaining to metrology)  :: metrológico
metrologist {n} (one who studies of practices metrology)  :: metrologista {m} {f}
metrology {n} (science of measurement)  :: metrologia {f}
metronome {n} (a device used in music)  :: metrônomo {m} [Brazil], metrónomo {m} [Portugal]
metropole {n} (city) SEE: metropolis  ::
metropolis {n} (colony’s mother city)  :: metrópole {f}
metropolis {n} (large, busy city)  :: metrópole {f}
metropolis {n} (metropolitan archbishop) SEE: archbishopric  ::
metropolitan {adj} (pertaining to a metropolis)  :: metropolitano
metropolitan area {n} (area of population)  :: área metropolitana [literally]
metrosexual {n} (man concerned with personal appearance)  :: metrossexual {m}
-metry {suffix} (forming nouns relating to measures and measurement)  :: -metria {f}
mettle {n} (metal) SEE: metal  ::
mettle {n} (a quality of endurance and courage)  :: firmeza {f}
mew {n} (crying sound of a cat) SEE: meow  ::
mew {v} (meow) SEE: meow  ::
mew {n} (gull or seagull)  :: gaivota {f}
mezereon {n} (shrub)  :: mezereão {m}
mezuzah {n} (piece of parchment attached to the doorpost of a house)  :: mezuzá {f}
mezzanine {n} (a balcony in an auditorium)  :: mezanino {m}
mezzanine {n} (a secondary floor, in between the main floors of a building)  :: mezanino {m}
mezzanine {n} (additional flooring laid over a floor to bring it up to some height or level)  :: mezanino {m}
miasma {n} (noxious atmosphere or influence)  :: miasma {m}
miasma {n} (noxious emanation originates from swamps and causes disease)  :: miasma {m}
mica {n} (hydrous aluminosilicate minerals)  :: mica {f}
micaceous {adj} (of, pertaining to, consisting of, containing or resembling mica)  :: micáceo
micelle {n} (colloidal aggregate)  :: micela {f}
micro- {prefix} (very small)  :: micro-
micro- {prefix} (one millionth)  :: micro-
microaerophile {n} (organism that thrives in low-oxygen environments)  :: microaerófilo
microaerophilic {adj} (thriving in low-oxygen environments)  :: microaerófilo
microarray {n} (two-dimensional array of small quantities of biological material)  :: microarray {m}, micromatriz {f}, microarranjo {m}
microbe {n} (microorganism)  :: micróbio {m}
microbial {adj} (relating to microbes)  :: microbial, micróbico, microbiano
microbiologist {n} (scientist whose speciality is microbiology)  :: microbiólogo {m}
microbiology {n} (branch of biology dealing with microorganisms)  :: microbiologia {f}
microblog {n} (blog on which one posts brief updates)  :: microblog {m}, microblogue {m}
microblogging {n} (writing or publishing a microblog)  :: microblogging {m}
microcephaly {n} (neurological disorder)  :: microcefalia {f}
microchip {n} (integrated circuit)  :: microchip {m}
microcomputer {n} (computer designed around a microprocessor)  :: microcomputador {m}
microconidium {n} (the smaller of a pair of conidia)  :: microconídio {m}
microcosm {n} (human nature or body as representative of the wider universe)  :: microcosmo {m}
microcosm {n} (smaller system as representative of a larger one)  :: microcosmo {m}
microcosm {n} (a small natural ecosystem; an artificial ecosystem set up as an experimental model)  :: microcosmo {m}
microdeletion {n} (genetic mutation resulting from the deletion of a small part of a chromosome)  :: microdeleção {f}
microeconomic {adj} (relating to a microeconomy)  :: microeconómico [Portugal], microeconômico [Brazil]
microeconomics {n} (study of small-scale economic activities)  :: microeconomia {f}
microelectrode {n} (small electrode)  :: microeletrodo {m}
microfossil {n} (microscopic fossil)  :: microfóssil {m}
microgram {n} (µg)  :: micrograma {m}
microgravity {n} (very low gravity)  :: microgravidade {f}
micrometer {n} (one millionth of a meter)  :: micrómetro {m} [Portugal], micrômetro {m} [Brazil]
micrometer {n} (instrument)  :: micrómetro {m}
micrometre {n} (micrometer) SEE: micrometer  ::
micron {n} (micrometer)  :: mícron {m}, micrómetro {m} [Portugal], micrômetro {m} [Brazil]
microorganism {n} (an organism too small to be seen by unaided eye)  :: micro-organismo {m}, microrganismo {m}
micropaleontology {n} (the study of microfossils)  :: micropaleontologia {f}
micropenis {n} (unusually small penis)  :: micropene
microphone {n} (transducer of sound waves to electricity)  :: microfone {m}
microphytoplanktonic {adj} (relating to microphytoplankton)  :: microfitoplanctônico
microprocessor {n} (the entire CPU of a computer on a chip)  :: microprocessador {m}
microregion {n} (micro-region) SEE: micro-region  ::
micro-region {n} (administrative system)  :: microrregião {f}
microscope {n} (an optical instrument)  :: microscópio {m}
microscopic {adj} (relating to microscopes)  :: microscópico
microscopic {adj} (so small that it can only be seen using a microscope)  :: microscópico
microscopic {adj} (very small)  :: microscópico
microscopize {v} (microscope) SEE: microscope  ::
microscopy {n} (use of microscopes)  :: microscopia
microsecond {n} (unit of time equal to 10−6 seconds)  :: microssegundo {m}
microskirt {n} (extremely short skirt)  :: microssaia
microtubule {n} (microscopic tube in cells)  :: microtúbulo
microwave {n} (microwave oven) SEE: microwave oven  ::
microwave {n} (electromagnetic wave)  :: micro-onda {f}
microwave oven {n} (oven using microwave energy)  :: forno de microondas {m}
microzyma {n} (Any pleomorphic organism)  :: microzima {m} {f}
micturate {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate  ::
micturition {n} (physiology: urination)  :: micção {f}
midbrain {n} (part of brain)  :: mesencéfalo
midday {n} (12 o'clock during the day) SEE: noon  ::
midden {n} (archeology: prehistoric pile of bones and shells)  :: cascal {m}
middle {n} (centre, midpoint)  :: meio {m}, centro {m}
middle {n} (part between beginning and end)  :: meio {m}, metade {f}
middle {adj} (located in the middle; in between)  :: médio
middle {adj} (central)  :: central
middle class {n} (social and economic class)  :: classe média {f}
middle ear {n} (cavity in the ear)  :: ouvido médio {m}
middle finger {n} (finger between the forefinger and the ring finger)  :: dedo médio {m}
middle name {n} (name between given name and surname)  :: nome do meio {m}
middle of nowhere {n} (remote place; a place lacking population, interesting things or defining characteristics)  :: Lugar Nenhum; no meio do nada; cu de Judas [vulgar]
middle school {n} (school contain both primary and secondary students)  :: ensino médio {m}
middle voice {n} (grammatical form)  :: voz média {f}
middle-aged {adj} (of, or relating to middle age)  :: de meia-idade
middleman {n} (intermediate dealer between manufacturer and the retailer or customer)  :: intermediário {m}
middleman {n} (intermediary) SEE: intermediary  ::
midfielder {n} (player)  :: meia {m} {f}, meio-campista {m} {f}
midget {n} (person of small stature of adult height less than 4'10")  :: anão {m}, anã {f}
midget {n} (derogatory: any short person)  :: anão {m}
midget {n} (attributively: that is the small version of something)  :: mini-
midhusband {n} (accoucheur) SEE: accoucheur  ::
mid-life crisis {n} (emotional period of doubt)  :: crise da meia-idade {f}
midnight {n} (12 am)  :: meia-noite {f}
midnight sun {n} (phenomenon occurring when Sun does not set)  :: sol da meia-noite {m}
midpoint {n} (point equidistant between two extremes)  :: meio {m}, metade {f}
midriff {n} (mid section of the human torso)  :: ventre {m}
midway {adv} (halfway) SEE: halfway  ::
midwife {n} (person who assists women in childbirth)  :: parteira {f}
midwifery {n} (the practice and science of being a midwife)  :: partejamento {m}
mielie {n} (maize) SEE: maize  ::
miff {v} (to offend slightly)  :: amofinar
miff {v} (to become slightly offended)  :: amofinar-se
might {n} (personal power)  :: potência {f}
might {n} (physical strength)  :: força {f}
might {v} (indicator of conditional or possible actions)  :: pode ser que, talvez
mighty {adj} (very strong, possessing might)  :: poderoso
migraine {n} (headache usually affecting only one side of the head)  :: enxaqueca {f}
migrant worker {n} (guest worker) SEE: guest worker  ::
migration {n} (moving a place to live to another)  :: migração {f}
migration {n} (seasonal moving of animals, birds or fish)  :: migração {f}
milch cow {n} (cow kept for milking) SEE: dairy cow  ::
mild {adj} (gentle; pleasant; kind; soft)  :: suave {m} {f}, gentil {m} {f}
mild {adj} ((illness or pain) not serious or dangerous)  :: leve
mildew {n} (growth of minute fungi)  :: míldio {m}, mofo {m}
mile {n} (measure of length)  :: milha {f}
milestone {n} (one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals)  :: marco miliário {m}, marco miliar
milestone {n} (important event)  :: marco {m}
milieu {n} (medium) SEE: medium  ::
milieu {n} (person’s social setting or environment)  :: milieu {m}, meio social {m}
militarism {n} (militarism)  :: militarismo
military {adj} (characteristic of members of the armed forces)  :: militar
military {adj} (relating to war)  :: militar
military {adj} (relating to armies or ground forces)  :: militar
military {n} (armed forces)  :: exército {m}
military police {n} (police unit of a military organization)  :: polícia militar {f}
military service {n} (service in an army)  :: serviço militar {m}
militia {n} (army of trained civilians called upon in time of need)  :: milícia {f}
militiaman {n} (member of a militia)  :: miliciano {m}
milk {n} (liquid)  :: leite {m}
milk {v} (to express milk from mammal)  :: ordenhar
milk {n} (semen) SEE: semen  ::
milk chocolate {n} (Chocolate that includes milk powder as one of its ingredients)  :: chocolate de leite {m}, chocolate ao leite {m}
milk cow {n} (dairy cow) SEE: dairy cow  ::
milk powder {n} (pulverized milk solids)  :: leite em pó
milk tooth {n} (tooth of the first set of teeth)  :: dente de leite {m}
milking {n} (the act by which a cow is milked)  :: ordenha {f}
milkmaid {n} (a young woman who milked the cows on a farm)  :: [Portugal] leiteira {f}, [Brazil] ordenhadora {f}
milkmaid's yoke {n} (carrying pole) SEE: carrying pole  ::
milkman {n} (man who delivers milk early in the morning)  :: leiteiro {m}
milkshake {n} (milk and ice cream beverage)  :: batida {f}, vitamina {f}, milkshake {m}
milky {adj} (resembling milk in color or consistency)  :: leitoso
mill {n} (grinding apparatus)  :: moenda {f}, moinho {m}
mill {n} (building housing a grinding apparatus)  :: moinho {m}
mill {n} (manufacturing plant)  :: fábrica {f}, manufatura {f}
mill {n} (building)  :: fábrica {f}
mill {v} (grind or process using a mill or other machine)  :: moer
mille-feuille {n} (a type of pastry with several layers of puff pastry)  :: mil-folhas {m}
millennium {n} (thousand-year period)  :: milénio {m}, milênio
millennium bug {prop} (a design flaw in computer systems which which could cause date calculations to fail after 1999)  :: bug do milénio {m} [Portugal], bug do milênio {m} [Brazil]
miller {n} (person)  :: moleiro
millet {n} (any of a group of various types of grass or its grains used as food)  :: milheto {m}, milhete {m}
milli- {prefix} (prefix)  :: mili-
milliard {num} (10^9)  :: mil milhões
millibar {n} (non-SI unit of pressure)  :: milibar {m}
milligram {n} (milligram)  :: miligrama {m}
milliliter {n} (milliliter) SEE: millilitre  ::
millilitre {n} (a unit of volume)  :: mililitro {m}
millimeter {n} (millimetre) SEE: millimetre  ::
millimetre {n} (unit of measure)  :: milímetro {m}
milling cutter {n} (rotary cutting tool)  :: fresa {f}
million {num} (cardinal number)  :: milhão {m}
millionaire {n} (somebody whose wealth is greater than one million)  :: milionário {m}
millionth {adj} (millionth)  :: milionésimo, 1.000.000º
millionth {n} (person or thing in the millionth position)  :: milionésimo {m}
millionth {n} (one of a million equal parts of a whole)  :: milionésimo {m}
millipede {n} (elongated arthropod)  :: centopeia {f}, lacraia {f}
millisecond {n} (one one-thousandth of a second)  :: milissegundo {m}
millstone {n} (large round stone used for grinding grain)  :: {f}
milt {n} (fish semen)  :: leita {f}, láctea {f}
milt {n} (the organ spleen) SEE: spleen  ::
mime {n} (pantomime)  :: mímica {f}
mime {n} (pantomime actor)  :: mímico {m}
mimic {n} (imitation) SEE: imitation  ::
mimic {v} (to imitate, especially in order to ridicule)  :: imitar
mimic {v} (biology: to take on the appearance of another, for protection or camouflage)  :: mimetizar
mimic {n} (a person who practices mimicry, or mime)  :: mímico {m}
mimicry {n} (the act or ability to simulate the appearance of someone or something else)  :: mímica {f}, mimetismo {m} [biology]
mimosa {n} (plant belonging to the genus Mimosa)  :: mimosa {f}
mina {n} (myna) SEE: myna  ::
minarchy {n} (government with the least necessary power over its citizens)  :: minarquia {f}
minaret {n} (mosque tower)  :: minarete {m}, almádena {f}
mince {n} (finely chopped meat)  :: carne moída {f}
mince {v} (chop fine)  :: picar
mincer {n} (a kitchen utensil used for mincing meat) SEE: meatgrinder  ::
mind {n} (ability for rational thought)  :: mente {f}
mind {n} (ability to be aware of things)  :: mente {f}
mind {n} (ability to remember things)  :: memória {f}
mind {n} (ability to focus the thoughts)  :: concentração {f}
mind {n} (judgment, opinion, or view)  :: mentalidade {f}, opinião {f}
mind {n} (desire, inclination, or intention)  :: vontade {f}
mind {n} (healthy mental state)  :: sanidade {f}
mind {v} (to dislike, object to, have a contrary opinion toward)  :: importar-se
mind {v} (to pay attention to, obey)  :: cuidar
mind {v} (to look after, take care of)  :: tomar conta, cuidar
mind {v} (to remember) SEE: remember  ::
mind control {n} (subverting an individual's control of his or her mind)  :: controle mental {m}
mind one's own business {v} (to concern oneself only with what is of interest to oneself and not interfere in the affairs of others)  :: cuidar da própria vida
mindfulness {n} (awareness) SEE: awareness  ::
mindlessly {adv} (in a mindless manner)  :: à toa; sem pensar; inconsideradamente
mindset {n} (a way of thinking)  :: mentalidade {f}
mine {pron} (that which belongs to me)  :: meu, minha, meus, minhas
mine {n} (place from which ore is extracted)  :: mina {f}
mine {n} (exploding device)  :: mina {f}
mine {v} (remove from the ground)  :: explorar, minar, minerar
mine {v} (sow mines in)  :: minar
minecart {n} (a wheeled container that travels on tracks, used for moving mining materials)  :: vagoneta {f}
minefield {n} (area in which mines have been hidden)  :: campo minado {m}
minefield {n} (dangerous situation)  :: campo minado {m}
miner {n} (a person who works in a mine)  :: mineiro {m}
mineral {n} (in geology)  :: mineral {m}
mineral {n} (as opposed to animal and vegetable)  :: mineral {m}
mineral {n} (in nutrition)  :: mineral {m}
mineral {n} (mineral water)  :: água mineral {f}
mineral {adj} (relating to or containing minerals)  :: mineral {m} {f}
mineral water {n} (water containing dissolved minerals)  :: água mineral {f}
mineralogical {adj} (relating to mineralogy)  :: mineralógico
mineralogist {n} (expert in mineralogy)  :: mineralogista {m} {f}
mineralogy {n} (the study or science of minerals)  :: mineralogia {f}
mineworker {n} (mineworker)  :: mineiro {m}, mineira {f}
mingle {v} (To mix; to intermix; to combine or join)  :: misturar
mingle-mangle {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge  ::
mini- {prefix} (a smaller than usual version of an item)  :: mini-
minibar {n} (small refrigerator in a hotel room)  :: minibar {m}, frigobar {m}
minibus {n} (a small bus)  :: micro-ônibus {m}, microônibus {m}
minim {n} (A half note, drawn as a semibreve with a stem)  :: mínima {f}
minimal {adj} (The smallest possible amount, quantity, or degree)  :: mínimo
minimal pair {n} (Pair of words)  :: par mínimo
minimalism {n} (style of art)  :: minimalismo {m}
minimalism {n} (style of music)  :: minimalismo {m}
minimalist {adj} (believing in or seeking a minimal state)  :: minimalista
minimalist {n} (one who believes in or seeks a minimal state)  :: minimalista {m} {f}
minimart {n} (convenience store) SEE: convenience store  ::
minimize {v} (To make small as possible)  :: minimizar
minimize {v} ((computing) To cause a window to disappear)  :: minimizar
minimum {n} (lowest limit)  :: mínimo {m}
minimum {adj} (lowest degree)  :: mínimo
minimum wage {n} (lowest rate of pay that an employer can legally pay)  :: salário mínimo {m}
mining {n} (activity of removing solid valuables from the earth)  :: mineração {f}
minion {n} (loyal servant of another more powerful being)  :: favorito, lacaio {m}
miniskirt {n} (skirt)  :: minissaia {f}
minister {n} (person who is trained to perform religious ceremonies at a Protestant church)  :: ministro {m}
minister {n} (politician who heads a ministry)  :: ministro
ministerial {adj} (related to a religious minister or ministry)  :: ministerial
ministerial {adj} (related to a governmental minister or ministry)  :: ministerial
ministerial {adj} (having the power to wield delegated executive authority)  :: ministerial
ministry {n} (government department)  :: ministério {m}
ministry of education {n} (government department)  :: ministério da educação
mink {n} (mammal)  :: visom {m}
minke whale {n} (Balaenoptera acutorostrata or Balaenoptera bonaerensis)  :: baleia-anã {f}
minnow {n} (a small freshwater fish)  :: vairão {m}
minnow {n} (any small fish)  :: peixinho {m}
minor {adj} (of little importance)  :: menor
minor {adj} (musical scale)  :: menor
minor {n} (someone below the legal age)  :: menor {m} {f}
minority {n} (subgroup that does not form a numerical majority)  :: minoria {f}
minority {n} (period or condition of a person prior to reaching adulthood)  :: menoridade {f}
minority language {n} (language spoken by a minority)  :: língua minoritária {f}
minotaur {n} (monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man)  :: minotauro {m}
minstrel {n} (medieval traveling entertainer)  :: menestrel {m}, jogral {m}
mint {n} (money-producing building or institution)  :: casa de moeda {f}, casa da moeda {f}
mint {v} (to reproduce coins)  :: cunhar
mint {n} (plant)  :: menta {f}, hortelã
mint {n} (herb flavouring)  :: menta {f}
mint {n} (candy)  :: rebuçado de menta {m}
minuend {n} (number from which another is subtracted)  :: diminuendo {m}, minuendo {m}
minuet {n} (dance)  :: minueto {m}
minuet {n} (music accompanying the dance)  :: minueto {m}
minus {n} (minus sign) SEE: minus sign  ::
minus {prep} (mathematics: less)  :: menos
minus {adj} (negative)  :: negativo {m}
minus {n} (mathematics: negative quantity)  :: negativo {m}
minus sign {n} (symbol used to denote the operation of subtraction and to indicate that a number is negative)  :: sinal de menos {m}, menos {m}
minuscule {n} (lower-case letter)  :: minúscula {f}
minuscule {adj} (written in minuscules)  :: minúsculo
minuscule {adj} (very small, tiny)  :: minúsculo
minute {n} (unit of time)  :: minuto {m}
minute {n} (short but unspecified period of time)  :: instante {m}, minuto {m}, momento {m}
minute {n} (unit of angular measure)  :: minuto {m}
minute {n} (record of meeting)  :: ata {f}
minute {n} (minute of use of telephone network)  :: minuto {m}
minute {v} (to write the minutes of)  :: fazer/escrever a ata
minute {v} (to set down a short sketch or note of; to make a brief summary of)  :: minutar
minute {adj} (very small)  :: minúsculo, miúdo
minute {adj} (very careful and exact, giving small details)  :: minucioso
minute hand {n} (clock hand)  :: ponteiro dos minutos {m}
minutes {n} (the official notes kept during a meeting)  :: ata {f}
minx {n} (a pert, flirtatious or impudent young woman)  :: sirigaita {f}, coquete, interesseira
miosis {n} (contraction of the pupil of the eye)  :: miose {f}
miracle {n} (wonderful event attributed to supernatural powers)  :: milagre {m}
miracle {n} (a fortunate outcome that prevails despite overwhelming odds against it)  :: milagre {m}
miracle {n} (an awesome and exceptional example of something)  :: milagre {m}, maravilha {f}
miraculous {adj} (by supernatural or uncommon causes)  :: milagroso
miraculously {adv} (in a miraculous manner)  :: milagrosamente
mirage {n} (an optical phenomenon)  :: miragem {f}
mirage {n} (illusion) SEE: illusion  ::
mire {n} (deep mud)  :: lama {f}, lodo {m}, barro {m}
mirin {n} (Japanese rice wine, less alcoholic than sake)  :: mirin {m}
mirror {n} (smooth reflecting surface)  :: espelho {m}
mirror {n} (computing: exact copy of a data set)  :: cópia {f}
mirror {v} (of an event, activity, behaviour.. to be identical to, be a copy of, to reflect)  :: espelhar
mirth {n} (merriment)  :: alegria {f}, júbilo {m}
misalignment {n} (state of being misaligned)  :: desalinhamento {m}
misandry {n} (hatred of or prejudice against men)  :: misandria {f}
misanthrope {n} (one who hates all mankind)  :: misantropo {m}
misanthropic {adj} (hating or disliking mankind)  :: misantropo, misantrópico
misanthropist {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope  ::
misanthropy {n} (hatred or dislike of people or mankind)  :: misantropia {f}
misappropriate {v} (to embezzle) SEE: embezzle  ::
misbegotten {n} (one born out of wedlock) SEE: bastard  ::
misbegotten {adj} (of a person: born out of wedlock) SEE: illegitimate  ::
misbehavior {n} (conduct that is inappropriate)  :: conduta {f}
miscarriage {n} (termination of pregnancy)  :: aborto espontâneo {m}
miscarriage of justice {n} (error which led to an unjust outcome)  :: erro judiciário/judicial
miscarry {v} (to abort a foetus)  :: abortar
miscegenation {n} (the mixing or blending of race)  :: miscigenação
miscellaneous {adj} (consisting of a variety of ingredients or parts)  :: variado
miscellaneous {adj} (having diverse characteristics)  :: variado
mischief {n} (harm or evil caused by an agent or brought about by a particular cause)  :: dano {m}, travessura {f}
mischief {n} (one who causes mischief)  :: travesso {m}
mischief {n} (vexatious or annoying conduct)  :: travessura {f}
mischievous {adj} (causing mischief)  :: bagunceiro, [Brazil] sapeca
mischievous {adj} (naughty)  :: levado, travesso
miscomprehend {v} (misunderstand) SEE: misunderstand  ::
misconduct {n} (bad behavior) SEE: misbehavior  ::
misdeed {n} (something wrong done)  :: malfeitoria {f}
misdemeanor {n} (small crime)  :: contravenção {f}
mise en scène {n} (the arrangement of props and actors on a stage or for film)  :: mise-en-scène {f}
miser {n} (skinflint or scrooge)  :: avarento {m}, avarenta {f}, mão-de-vaca
miserable {adj} (in a state of misery)  :: miserável
miserable {adj} (very bad (at))  :: horrível
miserly {adj} (like a miser; very covetous; stingy)  :: mesquinho, pão-duro
misery {n} (great unhappiness)  :: miséria
misery {n} (cause of misery, misfortune)  :: miséria {f}, desgraça {f}
misery {n} (poverty)  :: miséria {f}, indigência {f}, penúria {f}
misfit {n} (an ill-fitting garment)  :: esfarrapado
misfit {n} (a badly adjusted person)  :: desajustado
misfit {v} (to fit badly)  :: encaixar mal
misfortune {n} (bad luck)  :: azar, sorte {f}
misfortune {n} (an undesirable event such as an accident)  :: desgraça {f}
misfortunes never come singly {proverb} (bad things come in groups) SEE: it never rains but it pours  ::
mishmash {n} (a collection of miscellany)  :: confusão {f}, mixórdia {f}, mistifório {m}
misinformation {n} (disinformation) SEE: disinformation  ::
mislead {v} (lead in a false direction)  :: desencaminhar
mislead {v} (to deceive by lies or other false impression)  :: enganar
mislead {v} (to deceptively trick into something wrong)  :: enganar
mislead {v} (trick or mislead) SEE: deceive  ::
misleading {adj} (tending to mislead)  :: enganoso {m}, ilusório {m}
miso {n} (a thick paste for makings soups)  :: missô
misogynist {n} (hater of women)  :: misógino {m}, misógina {f}
misogynist {adj} (misogynistic) SEE: misogynistic  ::
misogynistic {adj} (of, relating to, or exhibiting misogyny)  :: misógino
misogyny {n} (hatred or contempt for women)  :: misoginia {f}
mispronounce {v} (to pronounce incorrectly)  :: mascavar
miss {v} (to fail to hit)  :: falhar, errar
miss {v} (to feel the absence of someone or something)  :: sentir falta/saudade/saudades de
miss {v} (to avoid)  :: evitar
miss {v} (to fail to understand)  :: não perceber, não compreender (not to understand)
miss {v} (to fail to attend)  :: faltar
miss {v} (to be late for something)  :: perder
miss {n} (unmarried woman)  :: senhorita
miss {n} (Miss) SEE: Miss  ::
miss out {v} (to miss something that should not be missed)  :: perder
missile {n} (air-based weapon)  :: míssil {m}
missile {n} (self-propelled, guidable projectile)  :: míssil {m}
missing {adj} (missing, lacking, lost)  :: sumido, faltante, desaparecido, perdido
missing link {n} (hypothetical primate)  :: elo perdido {m}
mission {n} (set of tasks that fulfills a purpose)  :: missão {f}
mission {n} (religious evangelism)  :: missão {f}
missionary {n} (person traveling to spread a religion)  :: missionário {m}
misspell {v} (to spell incorrectly)  :: escrever errado
misspelling {n} (misspelt word)  :: erro ortográfico {m}
misstep {n} (step that is wrong)  :: passo em falso {m}
misstep {v} (to step badly or incorrectly)  :: pisar em falso
missy {n} (a young female; miss)  :: mocinha
mist {n} (Water or other liquid finely suspended in air)  :: névoa {f}, neblina {f}, bruma {f}, brêtema {f}
mist {v} (To form mist)  :: enevoar
mistake {n} (an error)  :: erro {m}, engano {m}, equívoco {m}
mistake {v} (to take one thing for another)  :: confundir
mistake {v} (To make an error)  :: errar, equivocar-se, enganar-se
mistakenly {adv} (by accident)  :: erradamente
mister {n} (title of adult male)  :: senhor {m}
mistle thrush {n} (Turdus viscivorus)  :: tordoveia {f}
mistletoe {n} (either species of such evergreen plant)  :: visco {m}
mistreat {v} (treat someone or something roughly or badly)  :: destratar, maltratar, judiar
mistreatment {n} (improper treatment)  :: destrato {m}, judiação {f}
mistress {n} (woman of authority)  :: senhora {f}
mistress {n} (female teacher)  :: professora {f}
mistress {n} (woman in extramarital relationship)  :: amante {f}
mistress {n} (dominatrix)  :: dominatriz {f}
mistrust {n} (lack of trust)  :: desconfiança, receio
misty {adj} (with mist; foggy)  :: nublado {m}, enevoado {m}
misty {adj} (with tears in the eyes)  :: marejados {m-p}
misunderstand {v} (to understand incorrectly, while believing one has understood correctly)  :: entender mal
misunderstanding {n} (mistake)  :: mal-entendido {m}, confusão {f}
mite {n} (arachnid)  :: ácaro {m}
mite {n} (lepton) SEE: lepton  ::
mither {v} (intransitive: to mither)  :: fazer queixume
mither {v} (transitive to mither)  :: importunar
mitigate {v} (to reduce, lessen, or decrease)  :: mitigar
mitigation {n} (relief)  :: mitigação {f}
mitochondrial {adj} (of, or relating to mitochondria)  :: mitocondrial
mitochondrion {n} (respiratory organelle)  :: mitocôndria {f}
mitosis {n} (division of a cell nucleus)  :: mitose {f}
mitre {n} (a covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries)  :: mitra {f}
mix {v} (stir two or more substances together)  :: misturar
mix {v} (music: combine several tracks)  :: mixar
mixed {adj} (having two or more separate aspects)  :: misto
mixed {adj} (not completely pure, tainted or adulterated)  :: misturado
mixed {adj} (including both males and females)  :: misto
mixed {adj} (Stemming from two or more races or breeds)  :: mestiço
mixed marriage {n} (marriage between people of different races, cultures, religions, etc)  :: casamento misto {m}
mixed martial arts {n} (Style of combat sport)  :: artes marciais mistas, vale-tudo {m}
mixed reaction {n} (state of diverse reception)  :: reação mista {f}
mixer {n} (blender)  :: batedeira {f}, varinha mágica {f}
mixture {n} (act of mixing)  :: mistura {f}, misturação {f}, misturamento {m}
mixture {n} (something produced by mixing)  :: mistura {f}
mixture {n} (something that consists of diverse elements)  :: mistura {f}
mizzen {n} (mizzenmast) SEE: mizzenmast  ::
mizzenmast {n} (nautical: aftmost mast)  :: mastro de ré {m}, mastro de mezena {m}
ménage à trois {n}  :: ménage à trois {m}, sexo a três {m}
mnemonic {adj} (related to mnemonics)  :: mnemónico [Portugal], mnemônico [Brazil], mnemotécnico
mnemonic {n} (Anything (especially something in verbal form) used to help remember something)  :: mnemónico {m} [Portugal], mnemônico {m} [Brazil]
mnemonics {n} (study of techniques for improving memory)  :: mnemónica {f} [Portugal], mnemônica {f} [Brazil], mnemotécnica {f}
moa {n} (extinct bird)  :: moa
moai {n} (stone statue on Easter Island)  :: moai {m}
moan {n} (a low cry of pain)  :: gemido {m}, lamento {m}
moan {v} (to make a moan or similar sound)  :: gemer
moan {v} (to complain)  :: queixar-se, reclamar
moat {n} (defensive ditch)  :: fosso {m}
mob {n} (unruly group of people)  :: multidão, turba {f}
mob {n} (mafia) SEE: mafia  ::
mobile {adj} (capable of being moved)  :: móvel, movediço
mobile {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
mobile phone {n} (portable telephone)  :: telefone móvel {m}, telemóvel {m}, telefone celular {m}, celular {m}
mobile station {n} (mobile equipment)  :: estação móvel {f}
mobile telephone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
mobilisation {n} (mobilization) SEE: mobilization  ::
mobilise {v} (to make something mobile)  :: mobilizar
mobilise {v} (to assemble troops and their equipment in a coordinated fashion so as to be ready for war)  :: mobilizar
mobilise {v} (to become made ready for war)  :: mobilizar-se
mobility {n} (ability to move)  :: mobilidade {f}
mobilization {n} (marshalling of troops and national resources in preparation for war)  :: mobilização {f}
mobilize {v} (mobilise) SEE: mobilise  ::
moccasin {n} (low-heeled shoe)  :: mocassim {m}
moccasin {n} (native North American deerskin shoe)  :: mocassim {m}
moccasin {n} (snake)  :: mocassim {f}
mocha {n} (coffee)  :: moca {m}
mock {n} (imitation)  :: imitação {f}
mock {n} (act of mocking)  :: escárnio {m}, motejo {m}
mock {n} (practice exam)  :: simulado {m}
mock {v} (to mimic)  :: simular, [Brasil] imitar, [Brasil slang] macaquear, remedar, arremedar
mock {v} (to taunt)  :: escarnecer, troçar
mock {v} (to disappoint someone)  :: decepcionar, desapontar
mock {adj} (imitation, not genuine)  :: falso
mockery {n} (action of mocking; ridicule, derision)  :: escárnio {m}, zombaria {f}
mockingbird {n} (songbird of the family Mimidae)  :: sabiapoca {m}
mockup {n} (a full-scale working model of something)  :: modelo {m}, maquete {f}
modal {n} (modal verb) SEE: modal verb  ::
modal verb {n} (a kind of verb)  :: verbo modal {m}
modality {n} (state of being modal)  :: modalidade {f}
modality {n} (classification of propositions; mode)  :: modalidade {f}
mode {n} (style or fashion)  :: moda {f}
mode {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood  ::
mode of production {n} (combination of productive forces and social and technical relations of production)  :: modo de produção {m}
mode of transport {n} (vehicle or system used to transport people or goods)  :: modo/meio/método de transporte {m}
model {n} (person)  :: modelo {m} {f}
model {n} (miniature)  :: modelo {m}
model {n} (simplified representation)  :: modelo {m}
model {n} (style)  :: modelo {m}
model {n} (structural design)  :: modelo {m}
model {n} (praiseworthy example)  :: modelo {m}
model {adj} (worthy of being a model)  :: modelo, modelar, exemplar
model {adj}  :: modelo, modelar, exemplar
model {v} (use as a model)  :: modelar
model aircraft {n} (aircraft made to a smaller scale)  :: aeromodelo {m}
modem {n} (device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals)  :: modem {m}
moderate {adj} (not excessive)  :: moderado
moderation {n} (state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes)  :: moderação
modern {adj} (pertaining to the current time and style)  :: moderno
modernism {n} (any of several styles of art, architecture, literature, philosophy, etc., that flourished in the 20th century)  :: modernismo {m}
modernity {n} (quality of being modern)  :: modernidade {f}
modernization {n} (process of modernizing)  :: modernização {f}
modernize {v} (bring something up to date)  :: modernizar
modernize {v} (become modern)  :: modernizar-se
modest {adj} (not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements)  :: modesto
modest {adj} (Small)  :: modesto
modesty {n} (the quality of being modest)  :: modéstia {f}
modicum {n} (small amount)  :: un pouco de
modification {n} (act or result of modifying or condition of being modified)  :: modificação {f}
modification {n} (alteration or adjustment)  :: modificação {f}
modified {adj} (changed; altered)  :: modificado
modifier {n} (one who modifies)  :: modificador {m}
modifier {n} (grammar: qualifying word, clause or phrase)  :: modificador {m}
modify {v} (to make partial changes to)  :: modificar
modular {adj} (of or relating to a module or modules)  :: modular
modulate {v} (to regulate)  :: modular
module {n} (self-contained component of a system)  :: módulo {m}
module {n} (architecture: standard unit of measure for determining the proportions of a building)  :: módulo {m}
module {n} (section of a program)  :: módulo {m}
module {n} (abelian group) SEE: abelian group  ::
modus operandi {n} (person or thing's method of operation)  :: modus operandi {m}
modus operandi {n} (habits from a criminal)  :: modus operandi {m}
mofetta {n}  :: mofeta {f}
mohair {n} (fine hair of the Angora goat)  :: mohair {m}
mohatra {adj}  :: mofatra
moiety {n} (half) SEE: half  ::
moist {adj} (slightly wet)  :: úmido {m}, húmido
moist {adj} (of eyes: tearful)  :: lacrimejante
moisten {v} (to make moist)  :: humedecer, umedecer, humidecer
moisture {n} (a moderate degree of wetness)  :: umidade {f}, humidade {f}
moisturising cream {n} (cream that moisturises the skin)  :: hidratante
moisturizer {n} (moisturising cream) SEE: moisturising cream  ::
mojibake {n} (corrupt characters or letters)  :: mojibake
mojito {n} (Cuban cocktail)  :: mojito {m}
molality {n} (concentration of a substance in solution)  :: molalidade {f}
molar {n} (back tooth)  :: dente molar {m}, molar {m}
molasses {n} (thick brownish syrup refined from raw sugar)  :: melaço {m}
mold {n} (hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance)  :: molde {m}
mold {v} (To shape in or on a mold)  :: moldar
mold {v} (To form into a particular shape; to give shape to)  :: modelar
mold {v} (To be shaped in or as if in a mold)  :: moldar-se a
mold {n} (woolly or furry growth of tiny fungi)  :: mofo {m}, bolor {m}
moldy {adj} (mouldy) SEE: mouldy  ::
mole {n} (dark spot on the skin)  :: pinta {f}, sinal {m}, mancha {f}, nevo {m}
mole {n} (burrowing insectivore)  :: toupeira {f}
mole {n} (internal spy)  :: espião {m}, espiã {f}
mole {n} (massive structure used as a pier or breakwater)  :: molhe {m}, quebra-mar {m}
mole {n} (unit of amount)  :: mol {m}, mole {m}
mole {n} (mole rat) SEE: mole rat  ::
mole cricket {n} (insect of Gryllotalpidae)  :: grilo-toupeira {m}, paquinha {f} [Brazil], ralo {m} [Portugal], cachorrinho-da-terra {m} [Brazil]
mole rat {n} (rodent)  :: rato-toupeira {m}
molecular {adj} (relating to molecules)  :: molecular
molecular biology {n} (branch of biology)  :: biologia molecular {f}
molecular genetics {n} (a field of biology)  :: genética molecular {f}
molecule {n} (group of atoms held together by chemical bonds)  :: molécula {f}
molehill {n} (A small mound of earth)  :: monte/montículo de toupeira {m}
molest {v} (to abuse)  :: molestar
molinology {n} (study of mills)  :: molinologia {f}
moll {adj} (minor) SEE: minor  ::
mollic {adj} (dark with minimum organic carbon content and high concentration of calcium carbonate)  :: mólico
mollie {n} (Molotov cocktail) SEE: Molotov cocktail  ::
mollusc {n} (soft-bodied invertebrate of phylum Mollusca, see also: clam; oyster; mussel)  :: molusco {m}
molluscum contagiosum {n} (skin infection caused by Molluscum contagiosum virus)  :: molusco contagioso {m}
molten {adj} (melted)  :: derretido {m}
molybdenum {n} (chemical element)  :: [Portugal] molibdénio, [Brazil] molibdênio {m}
mom {n} (mother) SEE: mum  ::
moment {n} (very brief period of time)  :: instante {m}, momento {m}
moment {n} (moment of force)  :: momento {m}
moment of truth {n} (deciding instant)  :: momento da verdade {m}
momentary {adj} (lasting for only a moment)  :: momentâneo
momentum {n} (product of mass and velocity)  :: momento {m}
momentum {n} (impetus, either of a body in motion, or of an idea or course of events)  :: ímpeto {m}, impulso
mommy {n} (mum) SEE: mum  ::
momo {n} (type of dumpling)  :: momo {m}
monad {n} (something ultimate and indivisible)  :: mónada {f} [Portugal], mônada {f} [Brazil]
monad {n} (mathematics and computing term)  :: mónade
monadic {adj} (of or relating to a monad)  :: monádico
monarch {n} (ruler)  :: monarca {m} {f}
monarch {n} (butterfly Danaus plexippus)  :: borboleta-monarca {f}
monarchist {n} (an advocate of, or believer in, monarchy)  :: monarquista {m} {f}, monárquico {m}
monarchy {n} (form of government with a hereditary head of state)  :: monarquia {f}
monastery {n} (building for monks)  :: mosteiro {m}, monastério {m}
monastic {adj} (of or relating to monasteries or monks)  :: monacal, monástico
monasticism {n} (religious practice)  :: monasticismo {m}
monazitic {adj} (composed of monazite)  :: monazítico
monetary {adj} (of or relating to money)  :: monetário
money {n} (means of exchange and measure of value)  :: dinheiro {m}
money {n} (currency)  :: dinheiro {m}
money {n} (cash)  :: dinheiro {m}
money {n} (wealth)  :: riqueza {f}
money can't buy happiness {proverb} (true happiness comes from inside)  :: dinheiro não compra felicidade
money changer {n} (person who will exchange currency)  :: cambista {m} {f}
money doesn't grow on trees {proverb} (you must work in order to have money)  :: dinheiro não cresce em árvores
money laundering {n} (act of obscuring the origin of money that has been obtained illegally)  :: lavagem de dinheiro {f}
moneybags {n} (wealthy person)  :: rico {m}, ricaço {m}
moneylender {n} (person who lends money)  :: agiota {m} {f}
mongoloid {n} (member of the racial classification composed of peoples native to North Asia, East Asia, Pacific Oceania, and Greenland, and their diaspora)  :: mongoloide
mongoloid {n} (person with Down syndrome) SEE: Mongol  ::
mongoose {n} (a small carnivore of the family Herpestidae)  :: mangusto {m}, fuinha {m}
mongrel {n} (someone of mixed kind)  :: vira-lata {m}, [Portugal] rafeiro {m}
moniker {n} (personal name or nickname)  :: alcunha {f}, apelido {m}
moniker {n} (signature) SEE: signature  ::
monism {n} (doctrine of the oneness and unity of reality)  :: monismo {m}
monitor {n} (someone who watches over something)  :: monitor {m}, observador {m}
monitor {n} (computer display)  :: monitor {m}
monitor {v} (watch over, guard)  :: monitorar, monitorizar
monitor {n} (monitor lizard) SEE: monitor lizard  ::
monitor {n} (ironclad) SEE: ironclad  ::
monitor lizard {n} (lizard of the genus Varanus)  :: varano {m}, lagarto-monitor {m}, monitor {m}
monk {n} (slang: judge) SEE: judge  ::
monk {n} (male member of monastic order)  :: monge {m}
monk {n} (slang: loner) SEE: loner  ::
monkey {n} (primate)  :: macaco {m}, símio {m}, mono {m}
monkey bars {n} (jungle gym) SEE: jungle gym  ::
monkey wrench {n} (adjustable wrench)  :: turquesa {f}, chave de grifo {f}
monkey-eating eagle {n} (Philippine eagle) SEE: Philippine eagle  ::
monkfish {n} (fish)  :: tamboril {m}
mono- {prefix} (one)  :: mono-
monochromatic {adj} (having only one colour)  :: monocromático, monocromo
monochrome {adj} (having only one colour)  :: monocromo, unicolor
monocle {n} (a single lens)  :: monóculo {m}
monocotyledon {n} (Plant belonging to Monocotyledones or Liliopsida)  :: monocotiledónea {f} [Portugal], monocotiledônea {f} [Brazil]
monocracy {n} (autocracy) SEE: autocracy  ::
monocyte {n} (type of blood leukocyte)  :: monócito
monogamous {adj} (being married to one person at a time)  :: monógamo {m}
monogamous {adj} (having only one sexual partner at a time)  :: monógamo {m}
monogamy {n} (permanent pair bond between two beings)  :: monogamia {f}
monogermane {n} (germane) SEE: germane  ::
monogram {n} (a design composed of one or more letters used as an identifying mark)  :: sigla {f}, monograma {m}
monograph {n} (scholarly book or treatise)  :: monografia {f}
monoid {n} (type of set)  :: monóide {m}
monolingual {adj} (only knowing or spoken in one language)  :: monolíngue
monolith {n} (block of stone)  :: monólito {m}
monolith {n} (anything massive, uniform and unmovable)  :: monólito {m}
monologue {n} (drama: long speech by one person)  :: monólogo {m}
monologue {n} (comedy: long series of stories and jokes)  :: monólogo {m}
monologue {n} (monopolizing utterance)  :: monólogo {m}
monomer {n} (small molecule, bonded covalently to form polymers)  :: monómero {m} [Portugal], monômero {m} [Brazil]
monomoraic {adj} (containing one mora)  :: monomoraico
monophthong {n} (vowel that has same sound throughout its pronunciation)  :: monotongo {m}
monophthongization {n} (the process of becoming monophthong)  :: monotongação {f}
monophyletic {adj} (deriving from a single clade)  :: monofilético
monophysite {adj} (Describing the beliefs of a Μonophysite)  :: monofisista
monophysitism {n} (Christian believe claiming a human-only nature of Jesus Christ)  :: monofisismo {m}
monopolize {v} (have a monopoly)  :: monopolizar
monopolize {v} (dominate)  :: monopolizar
monopoly {n} (situation of exclusive supply)  :: monopólio {m}
monopoly {n} (exclusive possession)  :: monopólio {m}
monorail {n} (a railroad system where the trains run on one rail)  :: monotrilho {m} [Portugal], monocarril {m} [Brazil]
monorail {n} (a train running on a single rail)  :: monotrilho {m} [Portugal], monocarril {m} [Brazil]
monosaccharide {n} (a simple sugar, composed of a single ring)  :: monossacarídeo {m}, monossacarídio {m}
monosodium glutamate {n} (mono sodium salt of the amino acid, glutamic acid)  :: glutamato monossódico {m}, glutamato de sódio {m}
monosyllabic {adj} (consisting of one syllable)  :: monossilábico, monossílabo
monosyllabic {adj} (using monosyllables)  :: monossilábico
monosyllabic {n} (a word consisting of one syllable)  :: monossílabo {m}
monosyllable {n} (a word of one syllable)  :: monossílabo {m}
monotheism {n} (belief in one God)  :: monoteísmo {m}
monotheistic {adj} (believing in a single god)  :: monoteísta, monoteístico
monotone {adj} (having a single pitch)  :: monótono, monotónico [Portugal], monotônico [Brazil]
monotonous {adj} (having an unvarying tone or pitch)  :: monótono
monotonous {adj} (tedious, repetitious or lacking in variety)  :: monótono
monotreme {n} (egg-laying mammal)  :: monotremo {m}, monotremado {m}, monotrémato {m}
monotypic {adj} (Relating to monotypy)  :: monotípico
monoxide {n} (oxide containing a single oxygen atom)  :: monóxido {m}
mons pubis {n} (fleshy protuberance over the pubic bones)  :: monte púbico {m}, monte de Vénus {m} [Portugal], monte de Vênus {m} [Brazil]
monsoon {n} (wind)  :: monção {f}
monsoon {n} (tropical rainy season)  :: monção {f}
monsoon {n} (rain)  :: monção {f}
monsoon {n} (meteorological system)  :: monção {f}
monster {n} (terrifying dangerous creature)  :: monstro {m}
monstera {n} (Any of the plants of the genus Monstera)  :: monstera {f}
monstrance {n} (ornamental in which the consecrated host is placed for veneration)  :: custódia {f}
monstrosity {n} (Monstrous thing, person or act)  :: monstruosidade {f}
monstrosity {n} (State of being monstrous)  :: monstruosidade {f}
monstrous {adj} (hideous or frightful)  :: monstruoso
monstrous {adj} (enormously large)  :: monstruoso, gigantesco, gigante, enorme
monstrous {adj} (freakish or grotesque)  :: monstruoso
month {n} (period into which a year is divided)  :: mês {m}
monthiversary {n} (commemorative event taking place monthly) SEE: mensiversary  ::
monthly {adj} (Occurring every month)  :: mensal
monthly {adv} (Occurring every month)  :: mensalmente
monument {n} (structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons)  :: monumento {m}
moo {n} (characteristic sound made by a cow or bull)  :: mugido
moo {v} (to make a lowing sound)  :: mugir
moo {interj} (sound made by a cow or bull)  :: mu
mooch {v} (wander around aimlessly)  :: zanzar
mood {n} (mental state)  :: humor {m}
mood {n} (bad mood)  :: mau humor {m}
mood {n} (prevalent atmosphere)  :: clima {m}
mood {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood  ::
moo-moo {n} ((childish) cow)  :: vaquinha {f}
moon {n} (largest natural satellite of planet Earth)  :: lua {f}
moon {n} (any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet)  :: satélite {m}, lua {f}
moon {n} (month)  :: lua {f} [poetic], mês {m}
moon blindness {n} (night blindness) SEE: night blindness  ::
moonbeam {n} (moonlight generally) SEE: moonlight  ::
mooncake {n} (Chinese pastry)  :: bolo lunar {m}
moonlight {n} (light reflected from the moon)  :: luar {m}
moonlight {v} (to work at a secondary job)  :: fazer bico
moonrise {n} (The time of day or night when the moon begins to rise over the horizon)  :: nascer da lua {m}
moonshine {n} (shine of the moon)  :: luar {m}
moonshine {n} (illicit liquor)  :: moonshine {m}
moonstone {n} (translucent gemstone)  :: pedra da Lua {f}
moor {n} (region with poor, marshy soil, peat and heath)  :: charneca {f}
moor {v} (to cast anchor or become fastened)  :: ancorar, atracar
moor {v} (to fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains)  :: ancorar
moor {v} (to secure or fix firmly)  :: atracar
moor {v}  :: amarrar
moorhen {n} (water birds of the genus Gallinula)  :: frango-d'água {m}, galinha-d'água {f}
moose {n} (largest member of the deer family (Alces alces))  :: alce {m}
moose test {n} (vehicle test)  :: teste do alce {m}
moot {n} (debate) SEE: debate  ::
moot {n} (discuss) SEE: discuss  ::
moot {adj} (subject to discussion)  :: discutível
moot {adj} (having no practical importance)  :: irrelevante
moot {n} (to bring up as a subject for debate, to propose)  :: propor, tencionar, pleitear
mop {n} (implement for washing floors)  :: esfregão {m}
mopane {n} (Colophospermum mopanea, a tree of southern Africa)  :: mutiati {m} {f} [Angola], chanate {m} [Mozambique], mopane {m}
moped {n} (two-wheeled vehicle)  :: ciclomotor
moraic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or consisting of morae)  :: moraico
moraine {n} (accumulation of rocks and debris)  :: morena {f}
moral {adj} (relating to principles of right and wrong)  :: moral
moral {adj} (conforming to a standard of right behavior)  :: moral
moral {n} (the moral significance or practical lesson)  :: moral {f}
moral {n} (moral practices or teachings)  :: moralidade {f}
moral panic {n} (mass movement, public outcry)  :: pânico moral
moral philosophy {n} (ethics) SEE: ethics  ::
morale {n} (capacity)  :: ânimo, disposição, moral {m}
moralism {n} (Act or process of moralizing)  :: moralismo {m}
morality {n} (recognition of / obedience to the rules of right conduct)  :: moralidade {f}
moratorium {n} (authorization permitting temporary suspension of payments)  :: moratória {f}
morbid {adj} (unhealthy or unwholesome, especially psychologically)  :: mórbido {m}
more {determiner} (comparative of many)  :: mais
more {determiner} (comparative of much)  :: mais
more {adv} (comparative of much)  :: mais
more {adv} (word to form a comparative)  :: mais
more and more {adv} (progressively more)  :: cada vez mais
more and more {adv} (in a manner that progressively increases)  :: cada vez mais
more and more {adv} (indicates that the statement is becoming progressively more true)  :: cada vez mais
more or less {adv} (approximately)  :: mais ou menos
more or less {adv} (almost)  :: quase
moreover {adv} (in addition to what has been said)  :: demais, além disso
mores {n} (a set of accepted moral norms or customs)  :: moras {f-p}
morganatic {adj}  :: morganático
morgue {n} (place for dead people)  :: necrotério {m} [Brazil], morgue {f}
morgue {n} (haughty attitude) SEE: arrogance  ::
moribund {adj} (approaching death)  :: moribundo {m}, morrediço, morrente
moriche palm {n} (palm from tropical South America)  :: buriti {m}
moringa {n} (tree of genus Moringa)  :: moringa {f}
morion {n} (type of helmet)  :: morrião {m}, bacinete {m}
morna {n} (a genre of Cape Verdean music)  :: morna
morning {n} (part of the day between dawn and midday)  :: manhã
morning {n} (the part of the day after midnight and before midday)  :: manhã {f}, madrugada {f}
morning after {n} (hangover) SEE: hangover  ::
morning dress {n} (formal day wear)  :: fraque {m}
morning glory {n} (erection present on waking) SEE: morning wood  ::
morning glory {n} (plant)  :: convolvulácea {f}, glória matutina {f}, glória-da-manhã {f}
morning person {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird  ::
morning star {n} (planet Venus as seen around dawn)  :: estrela d’alva {f}
morning star {n} (spiked weapon on staff)  :: maça de espinhos {f}
morning tent {n} (morning erection) SEE: morning wood  ::
morning wood {n} (morning erection)  :: tesão de mijo {m}, tesão da manhã {m}
morning-after pill {n} (type of contraceptive pill)  :: pílula do dia seguinte
moron {n} (person of borderline intelligence)  :: retardado, débil mental
moron {n} (person who makes uncool attempts to impress others)  :: babaca, otário
moron {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot  ::
morose {adj} (Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour)  :: taciturno
morph {n} (allomorph) SEE: allomorph  ::
morpheme {n} (smallest linguistic unit)  :: morfema {m}
morphine {n} (crystalline alkaloid)  :: morfina {f}
morphism {n} (arrow)  :: morfismo
morphism {n} (map)  :: morfismo
morphological {adj} (relating to morphology)  :: morfológico
morphology {n} (a scientific study of form and structure)  :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (the form and structure of something)  :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (a description of the form and structure of something)  :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (biological study of the form and structure)  :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (geological study of the form and structure)  :: morfologia {f}
morphology {n} (linguistic study of the form and structure)  :: morfologia {f}
morphophoneme {n} (underlying phonemic structure of a morpheme)  :: morfofonema {m}
morrow {n} (the next or following day)  :: amanhã
morrow {n} (morning)  :: manhã
morsel {n} (small fragment)  :: porção {f}, gota {f}, mordida {f}
mortadella {n} (sausage)  :: mortadela {f}
mortal {adj} (susceptible to death)  :: mortal
mortal {adj} (causing death; deadly; fatal; killing)  :: mortal
mortal {n} (human; someone susceptible to death)  :: mortal {m} {f}
mortal sin {n} (grave sin)  :: pecado capital {m}
mortality {n} (condition of being susceptible to death)  :: mortalidade {f}
mortality {n} (death rate)  :: mortalidade {f}
mortality rate {n} (the number of deaths)  :: (taxa de) mortalidade {f}
mortally {adv} (lethally) SEE: lethally  ::
mortar {n} (mixture of lime or cement, sand and water)  :: argamassa {f}, massa {f}, reboco {m}
mortar {n} (short large-bore cannon)  :: morteiro
mortar {n} (vessel used to grind ingredients)  :: almofariz {m}, morteiro {m}, gral {m}
mortgage {n} (special form of secured loan)  :: hipoteca {f}
mortgage {v} (to borrow against a property)  :: hipotecar
mortician {n} (undertaker) SEE: undertaker  ::
mortise-and-tenon joint {n} (joint)  :: caixa e espiga
mortuary {n} (morgue) SEE: morgue  ::
mosaic {n} (artwork)  :: mosaico {m}
mosaic {n} (genetically diverse individual)  :: mosaico {m}
mosaic {n} (viral disease)  :: mosaico {m}
moscovium {n} (115th element)  :: moscóvio {m}
mosh {v} (wild, jumping dancing)  :: moshar
moshav {n} (Israeli cooperative agricultural community)  :: moshav {m}
mosque {n} (a place of worship for Muslims)  :: mesquita
mosquito {n} (small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood)  :: mosquito {m}
mosquito net {n} (fine net used to protect against mosquitos)  :: mosquiteiro {m}
moss {n} (bog) SEE: bog  ::
moss {n} (plants of the division Bryophyta)  :: musgo {m}
moss {n} (a kind or species of such plants)  :: musgo {m}
most {determiner} (majority of)  :: maioria {f}
most {adv} (superlative of many)  :: maioria {m}
most {adv} (superlative of much)  :: maioria {f}
most {adv} (adverb forming superlative)  :: o/a/os/as mais
most {adv} (highly)  :: muito, extremamente, -íssimo
most of all {adv} (to a greater extent than anything else)  :: sobretudo, mais do que tudo
mostly {adv} (for the most part)  :: sobretudo, principalmente, normalmente
mote {n} (A small particle; a speck)  :: partícula {f}
motel {n} (type of hotel)  :: hotel de beira de estrada {m}
moth {n} (insect similar to a butterfly)  :: mariposa {f}
mother {n} (motherfucker) SEE: motherfucker  ::
mother {n} (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)  :: mãe {f}
mother {n} (one’s female parent)  :: mãe {f}
mother {n} (something that is the greatest of its kind)  :: mãe {f}
mother {n} (hysterical passion) SEE: hysteria  ::
mother tongue {n} (one's native tongue)  :: língua materna {f}, língua nativa {f}
motherboard {n} (primary circuit board of a computer)  :: placa-mãe
motherfucker {n} (generic term of abuse)  :: [Brazil; son of a bitch] filho da puta
motherhood {n} (the state of being a mother)  :: maternidade {f}
motherhood {n} (mothers as a group)  :: mães {f-p}
mother-in-law {n} (spouse’s mother)  :: sogra {f}
motherland {n} (the country of one's ancestors)  :: país de origem {m}
motherland {n} (the country of one's birth)  :: pátria {f}, pátria-mãe {f}
motherland {n} (country of origin)  :: país de origem {m}
motherland {n} (mother country in contrast to its colonies)  :: metrópole {f}
mother-of-pearl {n} (the hard pearly inner layer of certain mollusk shells)  :: madrepérola {f}, nácar {m}
mother's milk {n} (breast milk) SEE: breast milk  ::
motif {n} (recurring or dominant element; a theme)  :: motivo {m}, leitmotiv {m}
motif {n} (music: short melodic passage that is repeated in several parts of a work)  :: motivo {m}
motif {n} (decorative figure that is repeated in a design)  :: motivo {m}
motif {n} (nucleotide or amino-acid sequence pattern)  :: motivo
motile {adj} (Having the power to move spontaneously)  :: móvel
motion {n} (state of progression from one place to another)  :: movimento {m}
motion {n} (change of place or position)  :: movimento {m}, deslocamento {m}
motion {n} (parliamentary proposal)  :: moção {f}
motion picture {n} (movie) SEE: movie  ::
motion sickness {n} (nausea or dizziness in a moving vehicle)  :: cinetose {f}; náusea marítima {f} [seasickness]
motionless {adj} (at rest, not moving)  :: imóvel
motivate {v} (to encourage)  :: motivar
motivated {adj} (Enthusiastic; having motivation)  :: motivado
motivation {n} (willingness of action especially in behavior)  :: motivação {f}
motivation {n} (something which motivates)  :: motivação {f}
motivation {n} (reason for doing something)  :: motivo {m}
motive {n} (a cause to commit a crime)  :: motivo {m}
motley {adj} (comprising greatly varied elements)  :: misto
motley {adj} (having many colours; variegated)  :: variegado
motor {n} (engine)  :: motor {m}
motor vehicle {n} (any land-based means of transportation)  :: automóvel {m}
motorboat {n} (boat driven by an engine)  :: lancha {f}
motorcade {n} (procession of cars)  :: carreata {f}
motorcar {n} (enclosed passenger vehicle powered by engine) SEE: automobile  ::
motorcycle {n} (open-seated motor-powered vehicle with two wheels)  :: motocicleta {f}, moto {f}
motorcycle sport {n} (The sport of racing with motorcycles)  :: motociclismo {m}
motorist {n} (one who drives a motor vehicle)  :: motorista {m} {f}
motorway {n} (broad highway)  :: autoestrada {f}
mottled {adj} (spotted)  :: manchado
motto {n} (sentence, phrase or word forming part of an heraldic achievement)  :: lema {m}
motto {n} (suggestive sentence, phrase or word)  :: lema {m}
mouflon {n} (sheep)  :: muflão {m}
mould {n} (mould) SEE: mold  ::
mould {v} (mould) SEE: mold  ::
mouldwarp {n} (mole) SEE: mole  ::
mouldy {adj} (covered with mould)  :: embolorado, mofado, bolorento
moult {n} (process)  :: muda {f}
moult {v} (to shed hair, feathers, skin, horns etc., as an animal)  :: mudar
mound {n} (artificial elevation of earth)  :: pilha {f}, monte {m}
mound {n} (natural elevation)  :: monte {m}
mound {v} (to pile into mounds)  :: amontoar, empilhar
mound {n} (vulva) SEE: vulva  ::
mount {n} (mountain) SEE: mountain  ::
mount {n} (horse)  :: montaria {f}
mount {n} (rider in cavalry)  :: cavaleiro {m}
mount {v} (to place oneself on a horse, bcycle etc. to ride)  :: montar
mount {v} (computing: to attach a drive or device)  :: montar
mount {v} (to get on top of an animal to mate)  :: montar
mountain {n} (large mass of earth and rock)  :: montanha {f}, monte {m}
mountain {n} (large amount)  :: montanha {f}, monte {m}
mountain bike {n} (bicycle especially designed for off-road riding)  :: bicicleta de montanha {f}, mountain bike {f}
mountain chain {n} (a series of mountain ranges)  :: cadeia montanhosa {f}
mountain climbing {n} (mountaineering) SEE: mountaineering  ::
mountain lion {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar  ::
mountain range {n} (line of mountains)  :: cordilheira {f}
mountain range {n} (series of mountain lines)  :: cordilheira {f}
mountain sickness {n} (altitude sickness) SEE: altitude sickness  ::
mountaineer {n} (one who climbs mountains for sport or pleasure)  :: alpinista {m} {f}, montanhista {m} {f}
mountaineer {n} (someone who lives in a mountainous area)  :: monteiro {m}
mountaineering {n} (sport)  :: alpinismo {m}, montanhismo {m}
mountainous {adj} (having many mountains)  :: montanhoso
mourn {v} (express sadness for, grieve over)  :: lamentar, estar de luto
mournful {adj} (filled with grief or sadness)  :: pesaroso
mourning {n} (expressing sorrow over death)  :: luto {m}
mourning {n} (clothes worn by mourners)  :: luto {m}
mouse {n} (rodent of the genus Mus)  :: rato {m}, camundongo {m}
mouse {n} (shy person)  :: tímido {m}
mouse {n} (computing: input device)  :: [Portugal] rato {m}, [Brazil] mouse {m}
mouse mat {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad  ::
mouse pad {n} (mouse pad)  :: mousepad {m}
mouse-colored antshrike {n} (bird)  :: [Brazil]: choca-murina
mousepad {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad  ::
mousetrap {n} (device for killing mice)  :: ratoeira {f}
moussaka {n} (baked dish)  :: moussaka {f}, mussaca {f}
mousse {n} (dessert)  :: musse {f}, mousse {f}
moustache {n} (hair on upper lip)  :: bigode {m}
mouth {n} (the opening of a creature through which food is ingested)  :: boca {f}
mouth {n} (an outlet, aperture or orifice)  :: boca, entrada, orifício {f}
mouth {n} (the end of a river out of which water flows)  :: foz {f}, embocadura {f}
mouth organ {n} (mouth organ) SEE: harmonica  ::
mouth ulcer {n} (aphthous ulcer) SEE: aphthous ulcer  ::
mouthful {n} (amount that will fit in a mouth)  :: bocado
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation {n} (first aid technique)  :: respiração boca-a-boca {f}
mouthwash {n} (liquid used to clean one's mouth)  :: enxaguante bucal {m}, enxágue bucal {m}
movable {adj} (capable of being moved)  :: móvel, movediço
move {v} (to change place or posture; to go)  :: mover-se, mexer-se, movimentar-se
move {v} (to act; to take action)  :: agir, mover-se, mexer-se
move {v} (to change residence)  :: mudar-se
move {v} (to change the place of a piece)  :: mover
move {v} (to cause to change place or posture; to set in motion)  :: mover, movimentar, mexer
move {v} (to transfer from one space or position to another)  :: mover
move {v} (to excite to action)  :: levar a
move {v} (to arouse the feelings or passions of)  :: emocionar, comover, mover
move {v} (to propose; to recommend)  :: propor
move {n} (the act of moving; a movement)  :: movimento {m}
move {n} (the event of changing one's residence)  :: mudança {f}
move {n} (the act of moving a token on a gameboard)  :: mexida {f}
move about {v} (move from place to place)  :: circular
move forward {v} (to progress)  :: adiantar
move house {v} (change place of residence)  :: mudar-se
movement {n} (physical motion)  :: movimento
movement {n} (trend in various fields or social categories)  :: movimento {m}
mover and shaker {n} (someone who has power or who gets things done)  :: manda-chuva {m}
movie {n} (motion picture)  :: filme {m}
movie star {n} (star of the cinema)  :: estrela de/do cinema {f}
movie theater {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema  ::
moviehouse {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema  ::
moviemaker {n} (a person who makes movies as a profession) SEE: filmmaker  ::
moving {adj} (that moves or move)  :: movente
moving {adj} (that causes someone to feel emotion)  :: comovente
moving spirit {n} (provider of significant impetus or guidance)  :: espírito {m} (aventureiro, empreendedor, etc.)
mow {v} (to cut something down)  :: cortar
mow down {v} (To kill or slaughter)  :: ceifar
mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower  ::
moxibustion {n} (burning of moxa against skin)  :: moxibustão {f}
mozzarella {n} (soft Italian cheese)  :: muçarela {f}, mozarela {f}
métier {n} (activity that is pursued as a trade or profession; a calling)  :: ofício, metiê {m}
mu {n} (Greek letter)  :: mi {m}
much {determiner} (a large amount of)  :: muito(s), muita(s), um monte de
much {adv} (to a great extent)  :: muito
much obliged {adj} (thank you) SEE: thank you  ::
much obliged {adj} (grateful) SEE: grateful  ::
much of a muchness {phrase} (little difference between multiple things)  :: cara de um, focinho de outro
muckamuck {n} (person in a position of authority) SEE: big cheese  ::
mucosa {n} (mucous membrane)  :: mucosa {f}
mucous membrane {n} (membrane which secretes mucus)  :: mucosa {f}
mucus {n} (slippery secretion)  :: muco {m}
mud {n} (mixture of soil and water)  :: lama {f}
muddle {v} (mix together, to mix up; to confuse)  :: baralhar
muddy {adj} (covered with mud)  :: barroso, lodoso
muddy {adj} (turbid)  :: turvo
mudguard {n} (a cover over, or a flap behind, the wheels of a vehicle)  :: para-lama {m}
mudra {n} (symbolic hand postures of India)  :: mudra {f}
mudslide {n} (geological disaster in which a large amount of mud gathers and moves rapidly down a hill or slope)  :: deslizamento {m}
muesli {n} (breakfast dish)  :: muesli {m}
muezzin {n} (person who issues call to prayer)  :: almuadem, muezim
muff {n} (a piece of fur or cloth for keeping the hands warm)  :: regalo {m}
muff {n} (pubic hair)  :: pentelho {m}
muff diving {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus  ::
muffin {n} (individual cake)  :: queque {m}, bolo inglês {m}, muffin {m}
muffle {v} (To mute or deaden)  :: abafar
muffler {n} (part of exhaust pipe)  :: silencioso {m}, silenciador {m}
muffler {n} (scarf) SEE: scarf  ::
mufti {n} (Muslim scholar)  :: mufti {m}
mufti {n} (civilian dress)  :: traje à paisana {m}
mug {n} (large cup)  :: caneca {f}
mug {n} ((slang) the face)  :: cara {f}
mug {n} ((colloquial) a person who is easily fooled)  :: [colloquial] trouxa {mf}
mug {v} (to assault for the purpose of robbery)  :: assaltar
mug shot {n} (photograph taken of the head and shoulders)  :: foto de fichamento {f}, foto de cadeia {f}, foto fichada {f}, foto policial {f}, retrato policial {m}, foto de criminoso {f}
mugging {n} (a quick violent robbery of a person, usually in a public place)  :: assalto {m}
muggle {n} (Muggle) SEE: Muggle  ::
mugwort {n} (any of several artemisias)  :: artemísia {f}
mugwort {n} (Artemisia vulgaris)  :: artemísia {f}, artemigem {f}
mujahid {n} (a Muslim engaging in jihad)  :: jihadi {m} {f}, jihadista {m} {f}, mujahid {m} {f}
mujahideen {n} (mujahid) SEE: mujahid  ::
mujik {n} (Russian peasant)  :: mujik {m} {f}, mujique {m} {f}
mulatto {n} (A person of mixed black and white descent)  :: mulato {m}
mulberry {n} (the tree)  :: amoreira {f}
mulberry {n} (the fruit)  :: amora {f}
mulch {n} (shredded matter for covering the soil)  :: manta {f}
mulct {n} (pecuniary penalty)  :: multa {f}
mulct {v} (impose a fine)  :: multar
mule {n} (offspring of male donkey and female horse)  :: mulo {m}, mula {f}
mule {n} (person paid to smuggle drugs)  :: mula {f}
mull {v} (to work over mentally)  :: cogitar, ponderar
mullah {n} (a Muslim religious scholar and teacher)  :: mulá {m}
mulled wine {n} (wine with spices served hot)  :: quentão {m}
mullein {n} (plants of the genus Verbascum)  :: verbasco {m}
mullet {n} (fish of the family Mugilidae (grey mullets))  :: tainha {f}
mullet {n} (hairstyle)  :: mullet {m}
multi- {prefix} (pertaining to many)  :: multi-
multicellular {adj} (having many cells)  :: multicelular
multicolor {adj} (multicolored) SEE: multicolored  ::
multicolored {adj} (having multiple colors)  :: multicor, multicolor, multicolorido
multicultural {adj} (relating to several different cultures)  :: multicultural
multiculturalism {n} (societal idea)  :: multiculturalismo {m}
multidevice {adj} (involving or having devices)  :: multidispositivo {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
multidimensional {adj} (having more than two dimensions)  :: multidimensional, pluridimensional
multifaceted {adj} (having multiple facets)  :: multifacetado
multiform {adj}  :: multiforme
multilateral {adj} (having many sides or points of view)  :: multilateral
multilateral {adj} (involving more than one party)  :: multilateral
multilayered {adj} (having more than one layer)  :: multicamadas
multilingual {adj} (pertaining to multiple languages)  :: multilíngue {m} {f}
multilingual {adj} (able to communicate fluently in multiple languages)  :: poliglota
multilingualism {n} (ability to speak several languages)  :: plurilinguismo {m}
multilobular {adj} (having more than one lobule)  :: multilobulado, multilobular
multimedia {n} (The use of different media to convey information)  :: multimédia {m} [Portugal], multimídia {f} [Brazil]
multimillionaire {n} (person worth many millions)  :: multimilionário {m}
multiorgasm {n} (multiple orgasm with no refractory period)  :: multiorgasmo {m}
multiorgasmic {adj} (capable of multiple orgasms without a refractory period)  :: multiorgástico, multiorgásmic
multiplatform {adj} (cross-platform) SEE: cross-platform  ::
multi-platform {adj} (cross-platform) SEE: cross-platform  ::
multiple {adj} (having more than one element, part, component or function)  :: múltiplos {p}
multiple {n} (a number that may be divided by another number with no remainder)  :: múltiplo {m}
multiple sclerosis {n} (chronic disease of the brain and spinal cord)  :: esclerose múltipla {f}
multiplication {n} (process)  :: multiplicação {f}
multiplication {n} (calculation)  :: multiplicação {f}
multiplication table {n} (in arithmetic)  :: tabuada {f}, tabuada de multiplicação {f}, tabuada de multiplicar {f}
multiplicity {n} (the state of being made of multiple diverse elements)  :: multiplicidade {f}
multiply {v} (transitive: perform multiplication on (a number))  :: multiplicar
multiracial {adj} (of, or having a mixture of, multiple races)  :: multirracial
multiracialism {n} (promotion of diverse cultural backgrounds)  :: multirracialismo {m}
multi-tasking {n} (multitasking) SEE: multitasking  ::
multitasking {n} (simultaneous execution of multiple tasks (computing))  :: multitarefa {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
multi-touch {adj} (accepting more than one touch at same time)  :: multitáctil {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
multitude {n} (great amount or number, often of people)  :: multidão {f}, massa {f}, povo {m}
multiuser {adj}  :: multiutilizador {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p} [Brazil], multiusuário {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p} [Portugal]
multivariate {adj} (having or involving multiple variables)  :: multivariado, multivariável
multiverse {n} (hypothetical group of all possible universes)  :: multiverso {m}
multiwindow {adj}  :: multitela {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}, multijanela {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
multi-word {adj} (consisting of more than one word)  :: multipalavra, multipalavras
mum {n} (mother (informal, familiar))  :: mamãe {f}, mamã {f}
mumble {v} (to speak unintelligibly)  :: murmurar
mummer {n} (person who dons a disguising costume)  :: fantasiado {m}
mummer {n} (actor in a pantomime)  :: mímico {m}
mummify {v} (transitive: to mummify)  :: mumificar
mummy {n} (embalmed corpse)  :: múmia {f}
mummy {n} (child's term for mother)  :: [Brazil] mamãe {f}
mumps {n} (contagious disease)  :: caxumba {f}
munch {v} (to chew)  :: mastigar ruidosamente
munchies {n} (craving for food as a result of use of cannabis)  :: larica {f}
mundane {adj} (worldly)  :: mundano
mung bean {n} (seed of Vigna radiata)  :: feijão-mungo {m}
municipal {adj} (pertaining to city)  :: municipal
municipality {n} (a district with a government that typically encloses no other governed districts)  :: município {m}, comuna {f}
munificence {n} (the quality of being munificent; generosity)  :: munificência {f}
muon {n} (an unstable elementary particle in the lepton family)  :: muão {m} [Portugal], múon {m} [Brazil]
murder {n} (an act of deliberate killing)  :: assassínio {m} [Portugal], homicídio {m}, assassinato {m} [Brazil]
murder {n} (the crime of deliberate killing)  :: assassínio {m} [Portugal], homicídio {m}, assassinato [Brazil]
murder {n} (terrible to endure)  :: tortura {f}
murder {v} (deliberately kill)  :: assassinar
murder {v} (defeat decisively)  :: detonar, massacrar, destroçar, acabar com, destruir
murder {v} (devour)  :: devorar
murder {v} (to murder someone) SEE: remove  ::
murderer {n} (person who commits murder)  :: assassino {m}, assassina {f}, homicida {m} {f}
murderess {n} (woman who commits murder)  :: assassina {f}
murky {adj} (gloomy) SEE: gloomy  ::
murky {adj} (obscure) SEE: obscure  ::
murmur {n} (low sounds or speech)  :: murmúrio {m}
murmur {n} (sound by turbulent flow of blood etc.)  :: sopro {m}
murmur {n} (muttered complaint or protest)  :: murmúrio {m}
murmur {v} (to speak or make low, indistinguishable noise; to mumble)  :: murmurar
murrain {n} (disease of cattle)  :: morrinha {f}
murrey {n} (mulberry) SEE: mulberry  ::
murrey {n} (red colour)  :: morado {m}
musalla {n} (oratory) SEE: oratory  ::
muscarine {n} (poisonous alkaloid)  :: muscarina {f}
muscat {n} (grape)  :: moscatel {m}
muscat {n} (wine)  :: moscatel {m}
muscle {n} (contractile tissue)  :: músculo {m}
muscle {n} (organ composed of muscle tissue)  :: músculo {m}
muscle {n} (well-developed physique)  :: musculatura {f}
muscle {n} (strength, force)  :: músculo {m}, força {f}
muscle {v} (use force to make progress)  :: forçar
muscle memory {n} (subconscious memorisation of a physical movement)  :: memória muscular {f}
muscle shirt {n} (a sleeveless shirt tailored to display the muscles of the body)  :: regata {f}
muscled {adj} (bearing muscle tissue)  :: musculado
muscled {adj} (having large muscles)  :: musculado, musculoso
muscleman {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard  ::
muscular {adj} (of or relating to muscles)  :: muscular
muscular {adj} (having strength)  :: musculoso
muscular {adj} (having large, well-developed muscles)  :: musculoso
muscular Christianity {n} (Victorian movement stressing the need for energetic Christian activism and an ideal of vigorous masculinity)  :: cristianismo muscular {m}
muscular dystrophy {n} (muscular dystrophy)  :: distrofia muscular {f}
musculature {n} (collection of muscles)  :: musculatura {f}
muse {n} (a source of inspiration)  :: musa {f}
muse {v} (to become lost in thought)  :: divagar
museum {n} (building or institution)  :: museu {m}
mushroom {n} (fruiting body of a fungus)  :: cogumelo {m}
mushroom {n} (fungus itself)  :: fungo {m}, cogumelo {m}
mushroom {adj} (resembling a mushroom)  :: (em forma) de cogumelo
mushroom {v} (to grow quickly)  :: estourar, explodir
mushroom {v} (to gather mushrooms)  :: colher cogumelos
mushroom {n} (champignon) SEE: champignon  ::
mushroom cloud {n} (mushroom shaped cloud)  :: nuvem de cogumelo {f}, nuvem cogumelo {f}, nuvem em cogumelo {f}
music {n} (sound, organized in time in a melodious way)  :: música {f}
music {n} (any pleasing or interesting sounds)  :: música {f}
music {n} (sheet music)  :: partitura {f}
music box {n} (box that generates or plays music)  :: caixa de música {f}
music theory {n} (field of study dealing with how music works)  :: teoria musical {f}, teoria da música {f}
music to someone's ears {n} (good news; pleasing sound or expression)  :: música para os ouvidos de {f}
music video {n} (motion picture accompanying a song)  :: clipe {m}, videoclipe {m}, teledisco {m}
musical {adj} (of or relating to music)  :: musical
musical {adj} (gifted or skilled in music)  :: musicista
musical {adj} (pleasing to the ear)  :: musical, melodioso, melódico
musical {n} (stage performance, show or film)  :: musical {m}
musical box {n} (music box) SEE: music box  ::
musical chairs {n} (game)  :: dança das cadeiras {f}
musical instrument {n} (a device, object, contrivance or machine used to produce musical notes or sounds)  :: instrumento musical {m}
musician {n} (person who performs or writes music)  :: músico {m}
musicology {n} (study of music)  :: musicologia {f}
musing {adj} (absorbed in thought; contemplative)  :: pensativo
musing {n} (thought)  :: pensamento {m}, meditação {m}, contemplação {m}
musk {n} (greasy secretion with powerful odour)  :: almíscar {m}
musk mallow {n} (Abelmoschus moschatus) SEE: abelmosk  ::
musk ox {n} (an arctic mammal)  :: boi-almiscarado {m}
musket {n} (firearm)  :: mosquete
musketeer {n} (foot soldier)  :: mosqueteiro {m}
musketeer {n} (member of French royal bodyguard)  :: mosqueteiro {m}
muskrat {n} (Ondatra zibethicus)  :: rato almiscareiro {m}
muslin {n} (very different styles of fabric) SEE: fabric  ::
muslin {n} (thin cotton cloth)  :: musselina {f}
musquash {n} (Ondatra zibethicus) SEE: muskrat  ::
muss {n} (mess) SEE: mess  ::
mussel {n} (any small edible bivalve shellfish, see also: clam; oyster; mollusc)  :: mexilhão {m}
must {v} (be required to)  :: dever
must {n} (something mandatory)  :: dever {m}
must {n} (Fruit juice that will ferment or has fermented, usually grapes)  :: mosto {m}
mustache {n} (moustache) SEE: moustache  ::
mustang {n} (horse)  :: mustang {m} {f}, mustangue {m} {f}
mustard {n} (plant)  :: mostardeira {f}, mostarda {f}
mustard {n} (condiment)  :: mostarda {f}
mustard {n} (colour)  :: mostarda {m}, amarelo-mostarda {m}
mustard {adj} (of the colour of mustard)  :: mostarda, amarelo-mostarda
muster {v} (to show, exhibit) SEE: show  ::
must-see {adj} (unmissably good)  :: imperdível
mutable {adj} (changeable)  :: mutável
mutagen {n} (agent or substance that can cause genetic mutation)  :: mutagênico {m}, agente mutagênico {m}, mutágeno {m}
mutant {n} (something that has mutated)  :: mutante {m} {f}
mutation {n} (mutant) SEE: mutant  ::
mutation {n} (heritable change in genetic material)  :: mutação {f}
mutation {n} (alteration in the sound of a word)  :: mutação {f}
mutational {adj} (pertaining to mutation)  :: mutacional
mutationism {n}  :: mutacionismo {m}
mutatis mutandis {adv} (having changed what needs to be changed)  :: mutatis mutandis
mute {adj} (not having the power of speech)  :: mudo
mute {adj} (silent, not making a sound)  :: mudo
mute {n} (person unable to speak)  :: mudo {m}
mute h {n} (usage of the letter h at the start of a word which allows liaison with a preceding consonant)  :: h mudo {m}
mute swan {n} (Cygnus olor)  :: cisne-real {m}, cisne-mudo {m}
muteness {n} (characteristic of being mute)  :: mudez {f}
mutilate {v} (To physically harm as to impair use)  :: mutilar
mutinous {adj} (of, pertaining to, or constituting mutiny)  :: sedicioso {m}
mutiny {n} (organized rebellion)  :: rebelião {f}, revolta {f}, motim {m}, motinada {f}, revolta {f}, sedição {f}
mutism {n} (psychological disorder)  :: mutismo {m}
mutt {n} (a mongrel dog)  :: vira-lata {m}
mutter {n} (instance of muttering)  :: murmúrio {m}
mutter {v} (speak under one's breath)  :: resmungar
mutter {v} (speak incoherently)  :: murmurar
mutton {n} (the flesh of sheep used as food)  :: carneiro {m}
mutual {adj} (having the same relationship, each to each other)  :: mútuo
mutual {adj} (reciprocal)  :: recíproco
mutual {adj} (possessed in common)  :: mútuo
mutual masturbation {n} (activity in which persons simultaneously masturbate themselves)  :: masturbação mútua {f}, mútua masturbação {f}, meinha {f}, troca-troca {f}
mutual masturbation {n} (activity in which persons simultaneously masturbate one another)  :: masturbação mútua {f}, mútua masturbação {f}
mutualism {n} (interaction between two species that benefits both)  :: mutualismo {m}
mutually {adv} (in the same way, each to the other; reciprocally)  :: mutuamente
muzzle {n} (part of animal's head)  :: focinho {m}
muzzle {n} (open end of a gun)  :: cano {m}
muzzle {n} (device to stop an animal from biting)  :: focinheira {f}
muzzle {v} (to apply a muzzle)  :: amordaçar
muzzle {v} (to restrain from speaking or acting)  :: amordaçar
my {determiner} (belonging to me)  :: meu {m}, minha {f}
my blood type is ... {phrase} (my blood type is …)  :: meu tipo sanguíneo é …
my car has broken down {phrase} (my car has broken down)  :: o meu carro quebrou
my name is {phrase} (a way to identify oneself)  :: me chamo..., meu nome é...
my pleasure {interj} (a polite reaction to receiving thanks)  :: o prazer é todo meu {mf}
mycology {n} (study of fungi)  :: micologia {f}
mycoplasma {n} (infectious bacterium)  :: micoplasma {f}
mycorrhiza {n} (symbiotic relationship between the mycelium of a fungus and the roots of a plant)  :: micorriza {f}
mycotoxin {n} (toxin produced by a fungus)  :: micotoxina {f}
myiasis {n} (infestation of a living vertebrate with maggots)  :: miíase {f}
myna {n} (the Asian members of starling family)  :: mainá
myocardial infarction {n} (heart attack) SEE: heart attack  ::
myocardium {n} (muscles that surround and power the heart)  :: miocárdio {m}
myokymia {n} (involuntary, spontaneous quivering of part of a muscle)  :: mioquimia {f}
myopia {n} (disorder of vision)  :: miopia {f}
myopic {adj} (unable to see distant objects unaided)  :: míope, miópico
myriad {n} (ten thousand, see also: ten thousand)  :: miríade {f}
myriad {n} (vast diversity or number)  :: miríade {f}
myrrh {n} (dried sap of the myrrha tree)  :: mirra {f}
myrtle {n} (evergreen shrub)  :: murta {f}, mirto {m}
myself {pron} (me, reflexive case of I)  :: me
myself {pron} (in apposition with I; personally)  :: eu mesmo {m}, eu mesma {f}
mysophobe {n} (person with an abnormal fear of filth)  :: misófobo {m}, misófoba {f}
mysterious {adj} (of unknown origin)  :: misterioso
mysterious {adj} (having unknown qualities)  :: misterioso
mysterious {adj} (difficult to understand)  :: misterioso
mysterious {adj} (deliberately evasive or enigmatic)  :: misterioso
mystery {n} (something secret or unexplainable)  :: mistério {m}
mystery {n} (someone or thing with an obscure or puzzling nature)  :: mistério {m}
mystic {adj} (of, or relating to mystics, mysticism or occult mysteries)  :: místico
mystic {adj} (mysterious and strange)  :: místico
mystic {n} (someone who practices mysticism)  :: místico {m}
mystical {adj} (relating to mystics or mysticism)  :: místico
mysticism {n} (beliefs and ideas of mystics)  :: misticismo {m}
mysticism {n} (doctrine of direct communication of divine truth)  :: misticismo {m}
mysticism {n} (transcendental union of soul with the divinity)  :: misticismo {m}
mysticism {n} (obscure thoughts and speculations)  :: misticismo {m}
myth {n} (divine story)  :: mito
myth {n} (commonly-held but false belief)  :: mito
mythical {adj} (existing in myth)  :: mítico
mythologic {adj} (mythological) SEE: mythological  ::
mythological {adj} (of, or relating to myths or mythology)  :: mitológico
mythological {adj} (legendary)  :: mitológico, lendário, mítico
mythological {adj} (imaginary, fabulous)  :: mitológico
mythology {n} (myths of a people)  :: mitologia {f}
mythology {n} (collection and study of myths)  :: mitologia {f}
mythomania {n} (compulsion to tell lies)  :: mitomania {f}
mythomaniac {n} (someone who suffers from mythomania)  :: mitômano {m} [Brazil], mitómano {m} [Portugal]
mythomaniacal {adj} (afflicted with mythomania)  :: mitomaníaco
myxomatosis {n} (rabbit disease)  :: mixomatose {f}