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ma {n} (colloquial form of mother) :: mamãe {f}, mamã
mañana {adv} (tomorrow) SEE: tomorrow ::
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}
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}
Macanese {n} (Macanese (person)) :: macaense {m} {f}
Macanese {prop} (Macanese (language)) :: patuá macaense {m}, crioulo macaense {m}
Macaoese {n} (Macaoese) :: macaísta {m} {f}
macaque {n} (any monkey of the genus Macaca) :: macaco
Macaronesia {prop} (islands in the North Atlantic) :: Macaronésia {f}
Macaronesian {adj} (pertaining to Macaronesia) :: macaronésio
macaroni {n} (type of pasta) :: macarrão {m}
macaronic {adj} (written in a mixture of languages) :: macarrónico [Portugal], macarrônico [Brazil]
macaroni penguin {n} (Eudyptes chrysolophus) :: pinguim-macaroni {m}, pinguim-de-testa-amarela {m}
Macau {prop} (a city just west of Hong Kong) :: Macau
macaw {n} (various parrots) :: arara {f}
MacBook {n} (device) :: MacBook {m}
Maccabean {adj} (pertaining to the Maccabees) :: macabeu
Maccabee {n} (Maccabee) :: macabeu {m}
Maccabees {prop} :: Macabeus {m} {m-p}
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}
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 {n} (Slavic language of Macedonia) :: macedónio [Portugal], macedônio [Brazil]
Macedonian {n} (language of antiquity) :: macedónio [Portugal], macedônio [Brazil]
Macedo-Romanian {prop} (Aromanian) SEE: Aromanian ::
Macerata {prop} (province) :: Macerata
Macerata {prop} (town) :: Macerata
macerate {v} (to soften or separate by immersion in a liquid) :: macerar
macerator {n} (a machine that reduces solids to small pieces) :: macerador, triturador
Mach {n} (ratio, see also: Mach number) :: Mach {m}
machete {n} (a sword-like tool) :: catana {f}, facão {m}, machete {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}
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-gun {v} (to fire a machine gun) :: metralhar
machine-gunner {n} (someone who uses a machine gun) :: metralhador
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}
machinery {n} (machines constituting a production apparatus) :: maquinaria {f}, maquinário {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}
machinist {n} (operator) SEE: operator ::
machismo {n} (exaggerated masculinity) :: machismo {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}
Mach number {n} (ratio, see also: Mach) :: número de Mach {m}, número Mach {m}
macho {n} (macho person) :: macho {m}
Machu Picchu {prop} (an ancient Inca site in Peru) :: Machu Picchu {f}
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}
Madagascar {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: Madagáscar [Portugal], Madagascar [Brazil]
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}
mad cow disease {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) :: doença da vaca louca {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
Madeira {prop} (island and autonomous region) :: Madeira {f}
Madeira {n} (wine) :: vinho da Madeira {m}, vinho Madeira {m}
madeleine {n} (small gateau in the shape of a scallop shell) :: madalena {f}, madeleine {f}
Madhya Pradesh {prop} (Madhya Pradesh, India) :: Madhya Pradesh
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}
Madonna {prop} (Virgin Mary) SEE: Virgin Mary ::
Madras {prop} (city) :: Madras {f}, Madrasta {f}
madrasa {n} (madrasah) SEE: madrasah ::
madrasah {n} (school for Islamic theology) :: madraçal {m}
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 ::
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}
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}
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}
Magdalene {prop} (female given name) :: Madalena
Magdalene {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Mary Magdalene ::
Magdeburg {prop} (city) :: Magdeburgo {m}
mage {n} (magician, wizard or sorcerer) :: mago {m}, maga {f}
Magellan {prop} (surname) :: Magalhães {m}
Magellanic penguin {n} (Penguin) :: pinguim-de-magalhães
magenta {n} (colour) :: magenta
maggot {n} (dipterous insect's larva that eats decomposing organic matter) :: larva {f}
maggot {n} (worthless person) :: verme {m}
maggot {n} (whimsy or fancy) :: capricho {m}
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}
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
magical {adj} (relating to magic) :: mágico
magic carpet {n} (a carpet capable of magical flight) :: tapete mágico {m}
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}
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}
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
Magna Carta {prop} (Magna Carta) :: Magna Carta {f}
Magna Graecia {prop} (Ancient Greek colonies in Italy and Sicily) :: Magna Grécia {f}
magnality {n} (great or wonderful thing) SEE: miracle ::
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
magnesite {n} (a form of magnesium carbonate, O3, occurring as dolomite (with calcite) but rarely found in the pure state) :: magnesita {f}
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}
Magnitogorsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Magnitogorsk {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}
Magyar {adj} (Hungarian) SEE: Hungarian ::
maharaja {n} (a Hindu prince ranking above a raja) :: marajá {m}
Maharashtra {prop} (state in western India) :: Maharashtra {f}
Maharastra {prop} (Maharashtra) SEE: Maharashtra ::
Mahilyow {prop} (Mogilev) SEE: Mogilev ::
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}
Maia {prop} (daughter of Atlas) :: Maia {f}
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 ::
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}
maiden name {n} (married woman's original last name) :: nome de solteira {m}
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}
Maillard reaction {n} (condensation reaction of an amino acid) :: reação de Maillard {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} (chief, most important, or principal in extent, etc.) :: principal
main {n} (mainland) SEE: mainland ::
main {n} (high seas) SEE: high seas ::
Main {prop} (river in southern Germany) :: Meno {m}
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}
Maine {prop} (province in France) :: Maine {f}
Maine {prop} (US State) :: Maine {m}
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
maintainability {n} (ease with which something can be maintained) :: mantenabilidade {f}, manutenibilidade {f}
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 ::
Mainz {prop} (the state capital of Rhineland-Palatinate) :: Mogúncia {f}, Mainz {f}
maize {n} (corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays) :: milho {m}
majestic {adj} (having splendor or royalty) :: majestoso
majestical {adj} (majestic) SEE: majestic ::
majestic plural {n} (plural used by a sovereign) :: plural majestático {m}
majesty {n} (the quality of being impressive and great) :: majestade
Majesty {pron} (term of address for royalty and imperiality) :: 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}
Majorca {prop} (island) :: Maiorca {f}
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}
Majuro {prop} (city) :: Majuro {f}
majuscule {n} (upper-case letter) SEE: capital letter ::
Makassar {prop} (city in Indonesia) :: Macassar {f}
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 an exhibition of oneself {v} (to embarrass oneself in public) :: pagar mico, dar vexame
make a point {v} (to take care in doing something of something) :: fazer questão
make a show of oneself {v} (To embarrass oneself or others in public) :: pagar mico
make a spectacle of oneself {v} (To embarrass oneself or others in public) :: pagar mico
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 {v} (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 of {v} (form an opinion about) :: achar de
make out {v} :: comer
make peace {v} (to end hostilities) :: fazer as pazes
maker {n} (one who makes) :: fazedor
make room {v} (to create space for new objects) :: abrir espaço
make sense {v} (be coherent) :: fazer sentido
make sense {v} (decipher, understand) :: entender
makeshift {n} (temporary substitution) :: improviso {m}
makeshift {adj} (made to work or suffice) :: improvisado {m}
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 compensate, fill in or catch up) :: compensar
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
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}
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]
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}
malachite {n} (mineral) :: malaquita {f}
malady {n} (a disease, illness, or other health disorder) :: mal
Malagasy {n} (person) :: malgaxe {m}, madagascarense
Malagasy {n} (the language of the Malagasy, when considered one language) :: malgaxe {m}
Malagasy {adj} (pertaining to Madagascar) :: malgaxe {m}, madagascarense
malaise {n} (bodily feeling) :: mal-estar {m}
Malakal {prop} (city in South Sudan) :: Malakal {f}, Malacal {f}
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
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 {n} (the Malay language) :: malaio {m}
Malayalam {n} (language) :: malaiala
Malay Archipelago {prop} (archipelago) :: Arquipélago Malaio
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 {n} (language) SEE: Dhivehi ::
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}
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
Maleventum {prop} (ancient Samnian city) :: Maleventum {f}, Malevento {m}
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}
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
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}
Mallarméan {adj} (of or relating to Stéphane Mallarmé) :: mallarmeano
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}
Malmö {prop} (city in Sweden) :: Malmo {f}, Malmö {f}, Malmoe {f}
malmsey {n} (wine made from malvasia) :: malvasia {m} {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
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 {n} (language of Malta) :: maltês {m}, maltês {m}
Maltese {adj} (pertaining to Malta or its language) :: maltês
Maltese cross {n} (cross) :: cruz de Malta {f}
maltose {n} (the disaccharide C12H22O11) :: maltose {f}
maltreat {v} (treat badly) :: maltratar
malvasia {n} (grapevine used to make malmsey) :: malvasia {m} {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 {n} (human) :: homem {m}, ser humano {m}, humano {m}
man {n} (adult male human) :: homem {m}, varão {m}, mane {m} [Timor-Leste]
man {n} (piece in board games) :: homenzinho {m}
Man {prop} (genus Homo) :: homem {m}, ser humano {m}, humano
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}
Managua {prop} (capital of Nicaragua) :: Manágua {f}
Manama {prop} (the capital city of Bahrain) :: Manama {f}
man and wife {n} (opposite-sex married couple) SEE: husband and wife ::
manatee {n} (any of several plant-eating marine mammals, of family Trichechidae) :: peixe-boi {m}, manati {m}, manatim {m}
man cave {n} (part of a home) :: covil masculino {m}, espaço masculino {m}
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}
manchineel {n} (Hippomane mancinella, a tropical American tree that bears a poisonous fruit) :: mancenilha {f}, mancenilheira {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}
-mancy {suffix} (specified forms of divination) :: -mancia {f}
Mandaean {n} (a believer in, or follower of, Mandaeism) :: mandeu {m}
Mandaeism {prop} (a monotheistic religion of the Iraq region) :: mandeísmo {m}
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 {n} (Standard Mandarin, see also: Chinese) :: mandarim {m}
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
Mandela {prop} (surname) :: Mandela {m} {f}
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 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}
Mangalore {prop} (city in western India) :: Mangalore
Mangalorean {n} (Resident of the city of Mangalore) :: Mangaloreano {m}
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
Mani {prop} (peninsula) :: Mani
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
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}
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} (list of passengers or goods) :: manifesto {m}
manifest {n} (obsolete: public declaration) :: 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} (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 ::
Manila {prop} (capital of the Philippines) :: Manila {f}
Manila hemp {n} (the fibre of the abaca) :: abacá {m}
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
manipulator {n} (person) :: manipulador {m}
Manipur {prop} (Manipur, India) :: Manipur {m}
man is a wolf to man {proverb} (humans prey upon one another) :: o homem é o lobo do homem
Manitoba {prop} (Province in western Canada) :: Manitoba
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}
man-mark {v} (to mark an opposition player closely) :: marcar
manna {n} (food) :: maná {m}
manna ash {n} (Fraxinus ornis) :: freixo-do-maná {m}, freixo-das-flores {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}
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}
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 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-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}
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
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}
Mantua {prop} (province) :: Mântua
Mantua {prop} (city) :: Mântua
manual {n} (handbook or booklet that instructs) :: manual {m}
manual {adj} (performed with the hands) :: manual
manually {adv} (by hand) :: manualmente, à mão
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}
Manx {n} (language) SEE: Manx Gaelic ::
Manx cat {n} (mammal) :: gato manx {m}
Manx Gaelic {n} (a Goidelic language spoken on the Isle of Man) :: manx {m}, manquês {m}
Manx shearwater {n} :: bobo-pequeno {m}, estapagado {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
manyplies {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum ::
many thanks {interj} (many thanks) :: muito obrigado
Maoism {n} (philosophy espoused by Mao Zedong) :: maoísmo {m}
Maoist {adj} (of Maoism) :: maoísta
Maoist {n} (Maoist advocate) :: maoísta {m} {f}
Mao jacket {n} (Mao suit) SEE: Mao suit ::
Maori {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to the Māori) :: maori
Maori {n} (indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand) :: maori {m}
Maori {n} (member of the Maori people of New Zealand) :: maori {m}
Maori {n} (language of the Māori) :: maori {m}
Mao suit {n} (jacket popularised in China) :: terno Mao {m}
map {n} (visual representation of an area) :: mapa {m}, carta {f}, carta geográfica {f}
map {n} (function) :: aplicação {f}, transformação {f}, função {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}
mapping {n} (process of making maps) :: mapeamento {m}
Mapudungun {prop} (language) :: mapuche {m}
Maputo {prop} (capital of Mozambique) :: Maputo {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}
Maracanaço {prop} (final match in the 1950 FIFA World Cup) :: Maracanaço {m}
Maranhão {prop} (state in north-eastern Brazil) :: Maranhão {m}
marasmus {n} (wasting disease) :: marasmo {m}
Marathi {n} (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 {n} (road race) :: maratona {f}
Marathon {prop} (town in Greece) :: 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}
Marcel {prop} (male given name) :: Marcelo {m}
Marcellus {prop} (male given name) :: Marcelo {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 {prop} (third month of the Gregorian calendar) :: março {m}
marchioness {n} (wife of a marquess) :: marquesa {f}
marchland {n} (borderland) SEE: borderland ::
march to the beat of a different drum {v} (to do things unconventionally) :: fazer as coisas do seu jeito
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
mare {n} (female horse) :: égua {f}
mare {n} (planetology: dark circular plain) :: mar {m}
marfanoid {adj} (similar to Marfan syndrome) :: marfanoide
Margaret {prop} (female given name) :: Margarida {f}
margarine {n} (spread) :: margarina {f}
margay {n} (Leopardus wiedii) :: gato-maracajá {m}
margin {n} (edge of the paper that remains blank) :: margem {f}
marginal {adj} (of, relating to, or located at a margin or an edge) :: periférico, marginal
marginal {adj} (geographically adjacent) :: fronteiriço, adjacente
margin of error {n} (expression of the lack of precision) :: margem de erro {f}
margrave {n} (military officer in charge of German border area) :: margrave {m}
margrave {n} (hereditary prince) :: margrave {m}
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
mari complaisant {n} (husband who tolerates his wife's adultery) :: corno manso {m}
Marie {prop} (female given name) SEE: Mary ::
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}
Marina {prop} (female given name) :: 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 ::
Mario {prop} (the given name) :: Mário {m}
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
Mariupol {prop} (city) :: Mariupol {f}
Marius {prop} (male given name) :: Mário {m}
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}
Mark {prop} (male given name) :: Marcos {m}, Marco {m}
Mark {prop} (the Evangelist) :: Marcos {m}
Mark {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Marcos {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}, canetinha {f}
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}
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}
market share {n} (percentage of some market) :: fatia de mercado {f}, participação no mercado {f}, parcela de mercado {f}, participação em mercado {f}
marking gauge {n} :: graminho {m}
Markov property {n} (the property of future states depending only on the current state) :: propriedade de Markov {f}, propriedade markoviana {f}
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 {m}
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 ::
Marrakech {prop} (city in Morocco) :: Marrakech {f}, Marrakesh {f}
Marrano {n} (Iberian Jew who practised Judaism in secret) :: marrano {m}
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}, miolo
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 ::
Mars {prop} (planet) :: Marte {m}
Mars {prop} (god of war) :: Marte {m}
Marseillaise {prop} (the French national anthem) :: A Marselhesa {f}
Marseilles {prop} (city in France) :: Marselha {f}
Marseille soap {n} (kind of hard soap) :: sabão de Marselha {m}
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
Marshallese {n} (language) :: marshallês {m}
Marshallese {n} (inhabitant) :: marshallês {m}
Marshallese {adj} (of or pertaining to the Marshall Islands, its people, or its language) :: marshallês {m}
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}
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
Martha {prop} (female given name) :: Marta {f}
Martha {prop} (biblical sister of Lazarus and Mary) :: Marta {f}
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 {prop} (male given name) :: Marcial
Martial {prop} (Roman poet) :: Marcial
martial art {n} (fighting style) :: arte marcial {f}
martial law {n} (rules by military authorities) :: lei marcial {f}
Martian {adj} (of or relating to the planet Mars) :: marciano
Martian {n} (inhabitant of the planet Mars) :: marciano {m}, marciana {f}
Martin {prop} (given name) :: Martinho {m}, Martim {m}
martini {n} (cocktail) :: martíni {m}
Martinique {prop} (Department of Martinique) :: Martinica
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} (wonder) SEE: wonder ::
marvel {n} (astonishment) SEE: astonishment ::
marvellous {adj} (exciting wonder) SEE: marvelous ::
marvelous {adj} (exciting wonder or surprise) :: maravilhoso
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) :: Maria Joana {f}
Maryland {prop} (a state of the United States of America) :: Maryland {m}, Marilândia {f}
Mary Magdalene {prop} (female disciple of Jesus) :: Maria Madalena {f}
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 ::
Maseru {prop} (capital of Lesotho) :: Maseru {f}
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 ::
Masovia {prop} (Region of Poland) :: Mazóvia {f}
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 ::
Masr {prop} (Egypt) SEE: Egypt ::
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 {n} (Roman Catholic Church: the principal liturgical service) :: missa {f}
Massachusetts {prop} (a state of the United States of America) :: Massachusetts {m}
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}
mass grave {n} (a grave with many human corpses) :: vala coletiva {f}, cova coletiva {f}, vala comum {f}
massif {n} (principal mountain mass) :: maciço {m}
massify {v} (become oriented towards mass production) :: massificar
massive {adj} (massive) :: massivo
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}
mast {n} (support of a sail) :: mastro {m}
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 {v} (to make a master copy of) :: masterizar
masterpiece {n} (piece of work that has been given much critical praise) :: obra prima {f}
master race {n} (race of people) :: raça superior {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 ::
mastery {n} (act or process of mastering, expertise) :: maestria {f}
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}
Masuria {prop} (an area in northeastern Poland) :: Masúria
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
Matabeleland {prop} (a region in the west of Zimbabwe) :: Matabelelândia {f}
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}
matchbox {n} (small cardboard box in which matches are kept) :: caixa de fósforo/fósforos {f}
match fixing {n} (the act of losing, or playing to a pre-determined result) :: resultado combinado {m}
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, see also: friend) :: mano {m}, camarada
mate {v} (copulate) :: acasalar
mate {v} (arrange in matched pairs) :: emparelhar
mateology {n} (vain discourse) :: mateologia {f}
Matera {prop} (town) :: Matera
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
materialize {v} (to cause to take physical form or to appear) :: materializar
materialize {v} (to take physical form or to appear seemingly from nowhere) :: materializar
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}
Matilda {prop} (female given name, cognates and transliterations) :: Matilde {f}, Matilda {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}
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}
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}
matrimony vine {n} (wolfberry) SEE: wolfberry ::
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}
Matsuyama {prop} (a city of Japan) :: Matsuyama
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
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}
mattock {n} (agricultural tool) :: sacho {m}
mattress {n} (a pad on which a person can recline and sleep) :: colchão {m}
maturation {n} (process of becoming mature) :: maturação {f}
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
Mau Mau {prop} (a group of anti-British insurgents in colonial Kenya) :: Mau-Mau {m-p}
maunch {v} (munch) SEE: munch ::
maund {n} (unit of mass) :: mane {m}
maundy {n} (ceremony of washing the feet of poor persons or inferiors) :: lava-pés {m}
maundy {n} (commandment) SEE: commandment ::
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
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 is unconventional or 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}
maxillary {adj} (of or pertaining to the jaw) :: maxilar
maxim {n} (moral precept) :: máxima {f}
maxima {n} :: 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 {prop} (fifth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: maio {m}
Maya {prop} (language) :: maia {m}, iucateque {m}
Maya {prop} :: maia {m} {f}
Mayan {adj} (of or relating to the Maya people) :: maia
Mayan {n} (person) :: maia {m} {f}
Mayan {prop} (language) :: maia {m}
maybe {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty) :: talvez
maybe {adv} (as a pro-sentence) :: é possível, pode ser, talvez
May bug {n} (cockchafer) SEE: cockchafer ::
May Day {n} (workers' holiday) :: Dia do Trabalhador {m}
mayfly {n} (insect of order Ephemeroptera) :: efêmera {f}, efemérida {f}
mayhem {n} (chaos) :: caos {m}, confusão {f}, desordem {f}, tumulto {m}
Maykop {prop} (city in Russia) :: Maikop {f}
mayonnaise {n} (dressing) :: maionese {f}
mayor {n} (leader of a city) :: prefeito {m}, prefeita {f}, presidente da câmara municipal [Portugal]
Mayotte {prop} (Territorial Collectivity of Mayotte) :: Mayotte
may the Force be with you {phrase} (wish someone luck) :: que a Força esteja contigo; Brazilian Portuguese: que a Força esteja com você
Mazandaran {prop} (northern province of Iran) :: Mazandaran
maze {n} (Puzzle to get through) :: labirinto {m}
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}
MC {v} (rap) SEE: rap ::
McDonald's {prop} (fast-food restaurant) :: McDonalds {m}
mâche {n} (Valerianella locusta) :: alface
McIntosh {n} (apple tree and fruit variety) :: McIntosh
Mdina {prop} (city in Malta) :: Mdina {f}
me {pron} (direct object of a verb) :: 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}, meus {m-p}, minha {f}, minhas {f-p}
me {pron} (subject of a verb with “and”) :: eu
me {pron} (subject of a verb without “and”) :: eu
me {pron} (myself) SEE: myself ::
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} (resembling 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}
meaningful {adj} (having meaning, significant) :: significativo
meaningless {adj} (lacking meaning) :: insignificante, sem sentido
meaning of life {n} (hypothetical answer to life's ultimate questions) :: sentido da vida {m}
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
measurement {n} (act of measuring) :: medida {f}, medição {f}, mensuração {f}, medição
measurement {n} (magnitude determined by measuring) :: medida
measure word {n} (measure word, classifier) :: classificador numeral {m}
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 ::
meatball {n} (meatball) :: almôndega {f}
meatgrinder {n} (device for cutting meat) :: moedor {m}
meat jelly {n} (aspic) SEE: aspic ::
meatloaf {n} (mixture of ground meat) :: rolo de carne {m}
meatus {n} (tubular opening) :: meato {m}
Mecca {prop} (city in Saudi Arabia) :: Meca {f}
Mecca {n} (important place to visit by people with a particular interest) :: meca {f}, Meca {f}
mechanic {n} (skilled worker on machinery) :: 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}
mechanically {adv} (In a mechanical manner) :: mecanicamente
mechanical pencil {n} (pencil with a lead that wears away with use) :: lapiseira {f}
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}
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}
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
medicalization {n} (the act or process of medicalizing) :: medicalização {f}
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}
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 ::
Medieval Latin {prop} (language) :: latim medieval {m}
Medina {prop} (a city) :: Medina {f}
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}
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}
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
Medusa {prop} (one of the Gorgons) :: Medusa {f}
Medvedev {prop} (transliteration of Медве́дев) :: Medvedev
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}
me generation {n} (generation concerned solely with themselves) :: geração do eu {f}
Meghalaya {prop} (state) :: Meghalaya
Megleno-Romanian {prop} (language) :: megleno-romeno {m}
Megrelian {n} (Mingrelian) SEE: Mingrelian ::
meh {interj} (slang: expressing indifference or lack of enthusiasm) :: nhé
meiosis {n} (cell division) :: meiose {f}, miose {f}
meitnerium {n} (chemical element) :: meitnério {m}
Mekong {prop} (river in Asia) :: Mekong {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}
Melanesia {prop} (part of Oceania) :: Melanésia {f}
melanin {n} (dark pigment) :: melanina {f}
melanism {n} (congenital excess of melanin pigmentation) :: melanismo {m}
melanoma {n} (type of skin tumor) :: melanoma {m}
Melbourne {prop} (city in Australia) :: Melbourne {f}
Melchizedek {prop} (king and priest) :: Melquisedeque {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
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}
melodic {adj} (of, relating to, or having melody) :: melódico {m}
melodic {adj} (melodious, tuneful) :: melódico {m}, melodioso {m}
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}
Melpomene {prop} (Muse of tragedy) :: Melpómene {f}, Melpômene {f}, Melpomene {f}
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 ::
Member of Parliament {n} (representative) :: deputado {m}
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} (mechanical 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}
Memnon {prop} (Ethiopian king and warrior) :: Mêmnon {m}
memo {n} (a short note) :: nota {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 card {n} (storage format) SEE: flashcard ::
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
Menelaus {prop} (the king of Mycenaean Sparta) :: Menelau
menhir {n} (standing stone as a monument) :: menir {m}
meningitis {n} (inflammation of the meninges) :: meningite {f}
meninx {n} (membrane) :: meninge {f}
Mennonite {n} (a member of such a church or denomination or a person with a Mennonite heritage) :: menonita {m} {f}, menonista {m} {f}
Mennonite {adj} (of or related to a Mennonite, Mennonites, their movement or church(es)) :: menonita, menonista
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}
menopause {n} (ending of menstruation) :: menopausa {f}
menorah {n} (seven-branch candelabrum) :: menorá
Menshevik {n} (member of a faction of the Russian revolutionary movement) :: menchevique {m} {f}
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 disorder {n} (behavioral pattern) :: transtorno mental
mental health {n} (emotional well-being) :: saúde mental {f}
mental hospital {n} (facility designed to treat persons with mental disorders) :: manicómio {m} [Portugal], manicômio {m} [Brazil], hospício {m}, hospital psiquiátrico {m}
mental hygiene {n} (concern and care for clean state of mind) :: higiene mental {f}
mental illness {n} (mental disorder (countable)) :: doença mental {f}, transtorno mental {m}, distúrbio mental {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
MEP {prop} (Member of the European Parliament) :: eurodeputado {m}, eurodeputada {f}, europarlamentar {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}
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 ::
merchantman {n} (merchant) SEE: merchant ::
merchantman {n} (cargo ship) SEE: cargo ship ::
merchant navy {n} (civilian naval fleet) :: marinha mercante {f}
merchant ship {n} (marine cargo vessel) SEE: cargo ship ::
Mercia {prop} (one of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England) :: Mércia {f}
Mercian {adj} (of, from or relating to Mercia) :: mércio
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 {prop} (planet) :: Mercúrio {m}
Mercury {prop} (Roman god) :: 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
Merkel {prop} (surname) :: Merkel
merlin {n} (small falcon) :: esmerilhão {m}
Merlin {prop} (Wizard in Arthurian legend) :: Merlin {m}, Merlim {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}
Merovingian {adj} (of or relating to the dynasty) :: merovíngio
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 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!
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-
Mesoamerica {prop} (a pre-Columbian cultural region encompassing southern Mexico and Central America) :: Mesoamérica {f}
mesocarp {n} :: 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
Mesolithic {n} (Mesolithic period) :: Mesolítico {m}
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 ::
Mesopotamia {prop} (region between Euphrates and Tigris) :: Mesopotâmia {f}
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 ::
message {n} (communication, concept or information conveyed) :: mensagem {f}
message {n} (underlying theme) :: mensagem {f}, moral {f}
messenger {n} (one who brings messages) :: mensageiro {m}
messiah {n} (ordained to lead the people of Israel) :: messias {m}
Messiah {prop} ((Christianity) Jesus) :: Messias {m}
messianic {adj} (of, relating to, or resembling a messiah or the Messiah) :: messiânico
messianism {n} (the belief in a messiah) :: messianismo {m}
Messidor {prop} (the tenth month of the French Republican Calendar) :: messidor {m}
Messina {prop} (city) :: Messina {f}
mess up {v} (to make a mess of) :: desarrumar
messy {adj} (in a disorderly state; causing mess or confusion; chaotic; disorderly) :: desorganizado, bagunçado, caótico, desordenado
mestizo {n} (a person of mixed ancestry) :: caboclo {m}, cabocla {f}
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}
metal {n} (certain category of rock music) :: metal
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} (of or relating to metallurgy) :: metalúrgico
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}
metaprogramming {n} (writing of computer programs that write or manipulate other programs (or themselves) as their data) :: metaprogramação {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}
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}
meteor shower {n} (Meteors seen on Earth for short time period) :: chuva de meteoros {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
Methodism {n} (Methodist Christian movement founded by John Wesley) :: metodismo {m}
Methodist {n} (a member of the Methodist Church) :: metodista {m} {f}
Methodist {adj} (of or relating to Methodism) :: metodista
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}
Methuselah {prop} (Biblical character) :: Matusalém
Methuselah {prop} (person or thing that has lived to a very old age) :: matusalém {m}
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}
Metis {prop} (in Greek mythology) :: Métis {f}
Metis {prop} (satellite of Jupiter) :: Métis
metonymy {n} (figure of speech) :: metonímia {f}
me too {phrase} (I agree) :: eu também
me too {phrase} (that applies to me as well) :: a mim também, idem
metre {n} (unit of length) :: metro {m}
metric {adj} (relating to metric system) :: métrico {m}
metric {n} (notion in mathematics) :: métrica {f}
metrical foot {n} (basic unit of verse) :: {m}
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}
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}
Metz {prop} (the capital city of the région of Lorraine) :: Metz {f}
Meuse {prop} (river) :: Mosa {m}
mew {n} (crying sound of a cat) SEE: meow ::
mew {v} (meow) SEE: meow ::
mew {n} (gull or seagull) :: gaivota {f}
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 {n} (Mexican dialect of Spanish) SEE: Mexican Spanish ::
Mexicanness {n} (quality of being Mexican) :: mexicanidade {f}
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}
Mexico {prop} (country) :: México {m}
Mexico {prop} (Mexico City) SEE: Mexico City ::
Mexico City {prop} (capital of Mexico) :: México, Cidade do México
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}
Miami {prop} (city in Florida, United States) :: Miami {f}
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
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
micelle {n} (colloidal aggregate) :: micela {f}
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}
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}, microbióloga {f}
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} (small natural ecosystem; an artificial ecosystem set up as an experimental model) :: microcosmo {m}
microcredit {n} (microloan) SEE: microloan ::
microcredit {n} (the practice of making very small loans) :: microcrédito {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}
microloan {n} (small loan given to a poor person to enable him to become self-employed) :: microempréstimo {m}
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]
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
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
microprint {n} (extremely small print) :: microimpressão {f}
microprinting {n} (microprint) SEE: microprint ::
microprinting {n} (the generation of microprint) :: microimpressão {f}
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
Microsoft {n} (Transliterations and translations) :: Microsoft {f}
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}
Midas {prop} (Greek mythology) :: Midas {m}
Midas touch {prop} (ability to gain success from one’s actions) :: toque de Midas {m}
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-aged {adj} (of, or relating to middle age) :: de meia-idade
Middle Ages {prop} (historical period) :: Idade Média {f}
middle class {n} (social and economic class) :: classe 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 ear {n} (cavity in the ear) :: ouvido 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 ::
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 finger {n} (finger between the forefinger and the ring finger) :: dedo médio {m}
Middle French {n} (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}
middleman {n} (intermediate dealer between manufacturer and the retailer or customer) :: intermediário {m}
middleman {n} (intermediary) SEE: intermediary ::
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; meio do nada; onde Judas perdeu as botas; cu do mundo [vulgar]; cu de Judas [vulgar], puta que pariu [vulgar]
middle school {n} (school contain both primary and secondary students) :: ensino médio {m}
middle voice {n} (grammatical form) :: voz média {f}
midfielder {n} (player) :: meia {m} {f}, meio-campista {m} {f}
Midgard {prop} (Earth) SEE: Earth ::
Midgard {prop} (the abode of humans, between heaven and hell) :: Midgard {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 ::
Midway {prop} (atoll in the North Pacific) :: Midway {f}
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 {n} (A person moving from one region or country to another) :: migrante {m} {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}
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}
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}
Miletus {prop} (ancient Greek city) :: Mileto {f}
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 ::
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}
milk powder {n} (pulverized milk solids) :: leite em pó
milkshake {n} (milk and ice cream beverage) :: batida {f}, vitamina {f}, milkshake {m}
milk tooth {n} (tooth of the first set of teeth) :: dente de leite {m}
milky {adj} (resembling milk in color or consistency) :: leitoso
Milky Way {prop} (galaxy) :: a Via Láctea {f}
Milky Way {prop} (light in night sky) :: Caminho de Santiago {m}
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, moleira {f}
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) SEE: billion ::
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) :: diplópode {m}, milípede {m}, piolho-de-cobra {m} [Brazil], embuá {m} [Brazil]
millisecond {n} (one one-thousandth of a second) :: milissegundo {m}
millstone {n} (large round stone used for grinding grain) :: {f}
milquetoast {n} (pejorative: person of meek disposition) :: banana {m} {f}
milt {n} (fish semen) :: leita {f}, láctea {f}
milt {n} (the organ spleen) SEE: spleen ::
Miltiades {prop} (given name) :: Miltiade
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 ::
minarchism {n} (government with the least necessary power over its citizens) :: minarquismo {m}
minarchist {n} (government with the least necessary power over its citizens) :: minarquista {m-f}
minarchy {n} (government with the least necessary power over its citizens) :: minarquia {f}
minaret {n} (mosque tower) :: minarete {m}, almádena {f}
Minas Gerais {prop} (state in south-eastern Brazil) :: Minas Gerais {f} {f-p}
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 pay attention to, take note of) :: cuidar
mind {v} (to dislike, object to, have a contrary opinion toward) :: importar-se
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}
mindfulness {n} (awareness) SEE: awareness ::
mindlessly {adv} (in a mindless manner) :: à toa; sem pensar; inconsideradamente
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
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}
mineralogical {adj} (relating to mineralogy) :: mineralógico
mineralogist {n} (expert in mineralogy) :: mineralogista {m} {f}
mineralogy {n} (the study or science of minerals) :: mineralogia {f}
mineral water {n} (water containing dissolved minerals) :: água mineral {f}
Minerva {prop} (goddess of wisdom, especially strategic warfare, and the arts) :: Minerva {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 ::
Mingrelian {prop} (language) :: mingreliano {m}
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
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}
minimal pair {n} (Pair of words) :: par mínimo
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) :: pastor {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
minivan {n} (small van) :: minivan {f}
mink {n} (mammal) :: visom {m}
minke whale {n} (Balaenoptera acutorostrata or Balaenoptera bonaerensis) :: baleia-anã {f}
Min Nan {prop} (Hokkien) SEE: Hokkien ::
Min Nan {prop} (the language) :: minnan {m}
Minnesota {prop} (a state of the United States of America) :: Minnesota {m}
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}
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}
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}
Minsk {prop} (capital of Belarus) :: Minsk {f}Minsque {f}
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}
minuscule {n} (lower-case letter) :: minúscula {f}
minuscule {adj} (written in minuscules) :: minúsculo
minuscule {adj} (very small, tiny) :: minúsculo
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}
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}
minutely {adv} (with attention to tiny details) :: minuciosamente
minutes {n} (the official notes kept during a meeting) :: ata {f}
minx {n} (a pert, flirtatious or impudent young woman) :: sirigaita {f}, coquete, interesseira
Miocene {prop} (Miocene epoch) :: mioceno, miocénico [Portugal], miocênico [Brazil]
miosis {n} (contraction of the pupil of the eye) :: miose {f}
Mir {prop} (an international space station) :: Mir {f}
Mira {prop} (star) :: Mira {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 ::
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}
mire {n} (deep mud) :: lama {f}, lodo {m}, barro {m}
Miriam {prop} (sister of Moses and Aaron) :: Miriã {f}
Miriam {prop} (female given name) :: Miriam {f}
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} (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 {n} (title) :: senhorita {f} (Srta.)
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}
missing person {n} (person whose whereabouts are unknown) :: desaparecido {m}, pessoa desaparecida
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}
mission statement {n} (declaration of the purpose of an organization) :: declaração de missão {f}
Mississippi {n} (state) :: Mississippi, Mississípi {m}
Mississippi {n} (river) :: Mississipi {m}, Mississípi {m}
Missouri {prop} (US state) :: Missouri
Missouri {prop} (river) :: Missouri {m}
miss out {v} (to miss something that should not be missed) :: perder
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} (any of several hemiparasitic evergreen plants of the order Santalales) :: erva-de-passarinho, visco {m}, visgo {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
mistrust {v} (to have no confidence in something) :: desconfiar, suspeitar
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
Mithraeum {n} (place of worship) :: mitreu {m}
Mithridates {prop} (ancient male given name) :: Mitrídates {m}
mitigate {v} (to reduce, lessen, or decrease) :: mitigar
mitigation {n} (reduction of something harmful) :: 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 economy {n} (market economy with government provision) :: economia mista {f}
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}
Mixolydian {adj} (designating a mode in music having final G and D dominant) :: mixolídio
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}
Miyako {prop} (an island in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan) :: Miyako {f}
Mizoram {prop} (state) :: Mizoram
mizzen {n} (mizzenmast) SEE: mizzenmast ::
mizzenmast {n} (nautical: aftmost mast) :: mastro de ré {m}, mastro de mezena {m}
Málaga {prop} (port and city in Andalusia) :: Málaga {f}
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}
Mnemosyne {prop} (Titaness) :: Mnemosine {f}, Mnemósine {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 ::
Mobutism {n} (the ideology of Zairean president Mobutu Sese Seko) :: mobutismo {m}
Mobutist {n} (a supporter of Mobutism) :: mobutista {m} {f}
moccasin {n} (traditional native North American shoe) :: mocassim {m}
moccasin {n} (modern shoe) :: mocassim {m}
moccasin {n} (North American snake) :: mocassim {f}
mocha {n} (coffee with chocolate) :: 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 ::
modality {n} (state of being modal) :: modalidade {f}
modality {n} (classification of propositions; mode) :: modalidade {f}
modal verb {n} (a kind of verb) :: verbo modal {m}
mode {n} (style or fashion) :: moda {f}
mode {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood ::
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}
Modena {prop} (city) :: Módena
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}
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
Modern Greek {n} (Modern Greek) :: grego moderno {m}
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
Modern Korean {prop} :: coreano moderno {m}
Modern Standard Arabic {prop} (Modern Standard Arabic) :: árabe moderno padrão {m}
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}
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}
mofetta {n} :: mofeta {f}
Mogadishu {prop} (capital city) :: Mogadíscio {f}, Mogadishu {f}, Mogadixo {f}
Mogilev {prop} (city) :: Mogilev {f}, Moguilev {f}
mohair {n} (fine hair of the Angora goat) :: mohair {m}
Mohammad {prop} (male given name) SEE: Muhammad ::
Mohammad {prop} (prophet) SEE: Muhammad ::
Mohammedan {n} (Muslim) :: maometano {m}
mohatra {adj} :: mofatra
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}
moiety {n} (half) SEE: half ::
Moira {prop} (personification of fate) :: Moira {f}
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}
Moksha {prop} (language) :: moksha {m}
molality {n} (concentration of a substance in solution) :: molalidade {f}
molar {n} (back tooth) :: dente molar {m}, molar {m}
molar {adj} (back tooth) :: molar {m} {f}
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}
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 ::
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]
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}
mole rat {n} (rodent) :: rato-toupeira {m}
molest {v} (to annoy intentionally) :: molestar
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}
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
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}
momentary {adj} (lasting for only a moment) :: momentâneo
moment of truth {n} (deciding instant) :: momento da verdade {m}
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}
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]
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
Mona Lisa {prop} (painting by Leonardo da Vinci) :: a Mona Lisa {f}, a Gioconda {f}
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}
Monastir {prop} (former name of Bitola in Macedonia) :: Bitola
monazitic {adj} (composed of monazite) :: monazítico
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
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}
moneybags {n} (wealthy person) :: rico {m}, ricaço {m}
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}
moneylender {n} (person who lends money) :: agiota {m} {f}
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}
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}
Monica {prop} (female given name) :: Mônica
Monika {prop} (female given name) SEE: Monica ::
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-eating eagle {n} (Philippine eagle) SEE: Philippine eagle ::
monkey-house {n} (brothel) SEE: brothel ::
monkey wrench {n} (adjustable wrench) :: turquesa {f}, chave de grifo {f}
monkfish {n} (fish) :: tamboril {m}
monkshood {n} (herbs of the genus Aconitum) SEE: aconite ::
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
Monophysite {n} (member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature) :: 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}
Monopoly {prop} (a board game) :: [Brazil] Banco Imobiliário {m}, [Portugal] Monopólio {m}, Monopoly {m}
monopsony {n} (market situation in which there is only buyer for a product) :: monopsônio {m}, monopsónio {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}
Monrovia {prop} (capital of Liberia) :: Monróvia {f}, Monrovia {f}
Monsignor {n} (ecclesiastic title bestowed on some Roman Catholic clerics by the Pope) :: monsenhor {m}
monsoon {n} (wind) :: monção {f}
monsoon {n} (tropical rainy season) :: monção {f}
monsoon {n} (rain) :: monção {f}
monsoon {n} (meteorological system) :: monção {f}
mons pubis {n} (fleshy protuberance over the pubic bones) :: monte púbico {m}, monte de Vénus {m} [Portugal], monte de Vênus {m} [Brazil]
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
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
Mont Blanc {prop} (the highest mountain in Europe) :: Monte Branco {m}
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 {n} (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}
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
Montpellier {prop} (a city in France) :: Montpellier {f}
Montreal {prop} (a city in Quebec) :: Montreal {f}, Montréal {f}
Montserrat {prop} (island) :: Monserrate
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 {prop} (sole natural satellite of the Earth) :: Lua {f}
moonbeam {n} (moonlight generally) SEE: moonlight ::
moon blindness {n} (night blindness) SEE: night blindness ::
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
moonlit {adj} (lit by moonlight) :: enluarado {m}
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
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
moorhen {n} (water birds of the genus Gallinula) :: frango-d'água {m}, galinha-d'água {f}
Moorish {adj} (of or pertaining to Moors) :: mouro, mourisco
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}
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}
moral panic {n} (mass movement, public outcry) :: pânico moral
moral philosophy {n} (ethics) SEE: ethics ::
moratorium {n} (authorization permitting temporary suspension of payments) :: moratória {f}
Morava {prop} (river in Central Europe) :: Morava {m}
Moravia {prop} (historical region) :: Morávia {f}
moray {n} (eels of the family Muraenidae) :: moreia {f}
moray eel {n} (brightly colored marine eel) SEE: moray ::
morbid {adj} (unhealthy or unwholesome, especially psychologically) :: mórbido {m}
morbid obesity {n} (condition of being morbidly obese) :: obesidade mórbida {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 ::
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
Morea {prop} (historical name for the modern Peloponnese) :: Moreia {f}
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}, costumes {m-p}
morganatic {adj} :: morganático
Morgan le Fay {prop} (half-sister of King Arthur) :: fada Morgana {f}, Morgana {f}
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}
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}
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-after pill {n} (type of contraceptive pill) :: pílula do dia seguinte
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 Star {prop} (planet Venus as seen around dawn) :: Estrela d’Alva {f}
morning tent {n} (morning erection) SEE: morning wood ::
morning wood {n} (morning erection) :: tesão de mijo {m}, tesão da manhã {m}
Moroccan {n} (person from Morocco) :: marroquino {m}
Moroccan {adj} (pertaining to Morocco) :: marroquino {m}
Morocco {prop} (country) :: Marrocos {m}
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 ::
Moroni {prop} (capital of the Comoros) :: Moroni {f}
Moroni {prop} (Book of Mormon prophet and leader) :: Moroni {m}, Morôni {m} [Brazil], Moróni {m} [Portugal]
morose {adj} (Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour) :: taciturno
morph {n} (allomorph) SEE: allomorph ::
morpheme {n} (smallest linguistic unit) :: morfema {m}
Morpheus {prop} (Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams) :: Morfeu {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
Morse code {prop} (character code) :: código morse {m}
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}
mortality {n} (condition of being susceptible to death) :: mortalidade {f}
mortality {n} (death rate) :: mortalidade {f}
mortally {adv} (lethally) SEE: lethally ::
mortal sin {n} (grave sin) :: pecado capital {m}
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}
mortar and pestle {n} (device used for crushing and grinding ingredients into a fine paste or powder) :: pilão
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}
Mosaic {adj} (Of or relating to Moses or the Torah) :: mosaico
Moscovian {n} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period) :: Moscoviano {m}
Moscovian {adj} (relating to the Moscovian stage) :: moscoviano
moscovium {n} (115th element) :: moscóvio {m}
Moscow {prop} (capital city of Russia) :: Moscou {f}, Moscovo {f}
Moses {prop} (the biblical patriarch) :: Moisés {m}
Moses {prop} (male given name) :: Moisés {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}
mossy {n} (covered in or overgrown with moss) :: musgoso
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
mostly {adv} (for the most part) :: sobretudo, principalmente, normalmente
most of all {adv} (to a greater extent than anything else) :: sobretudo, mais do que tudo
Mosul {prop} (city) :: Mossul {f}, Mosul {f}
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}
mothball {n} (small ball) :: naftalina {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 ::
motherboard {n} (primary circuit board of a computer) :: placa-mãe
Mother Earth {prop} (personification of Earth) :: Mãe Terra {f}
motherfucker {n} (generic term of abuse) :: [Brazil; son of a bitch] filho da puta
motherhood {n} (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} (pearly layer) :: madrepérola {f}, nácar {m}
Mother's Day {n} (a day in honor of mothers) :: Dia das Mães {m}
mother's milk {n} (breast milk) SEE: breast milk ::
mother tongue {n} (one's native tongue) :: língua materna {f}, língua nativa {f}
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}
motionless {adj} (at rest, not moving) :: imóvel
motion picture {n} (movie) SEE: movie ::
motion sickness {n} (nausea or dizziness in a moving vehicle) :: cinetose {f}; náusea marítima {f} [seasickness]
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
motocross {n} (off-road motorbike racing) :: motocross {m}
motocross {n} (event) :: corrida/prova/competição de motocross {f}
motor {n} (engine) :: motor {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}
motor vehicle {n} (any land-based means of transportation) :: automóvel {m}
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, bicycle 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 biking {n} :: ciclismo de montanha {m}
mountain chain {n} (a series of mountain ranges) :: cadeia montanhosa {f}
mountain climbing {n} (mountaineering) SEE: mountaineering ::
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}
mountain lion {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar ::
mountainous {adj} (having many mountains) :: montanhoso
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 ::
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}
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-colored antshrike {n} (bird) :: [Brazil]: choca-murina
mouse mat {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad ::
mouse pad {n} (mouse pad) :: mousepad {m}
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}
mouthful {n} (amount that will fit in a mouth) :: bocado
mouth organ {n} (mouth organ) SEE: harmonica ::
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation {n} (first aid technique) :: respiração boca-a-boca {f}
mouth ulcer {n} (aphthous ulcer) SEE: aphthous ulcer ::
mouthwash {n} (liquid used to clean one's mouth) :: enxaguante bucal {m}, enxágue bucal {m}
mouthwatering {adj} (delicious in taste) :: de dar água na boca
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 event of changing one's residence) :: mudança {f}
move {n} (the act of moving a token on a gameboard) :: mexida {f}
move {n} (the act of moving) SEE: movement ::
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 {m}
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}
moviehouse {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema ::
moviemaker {n} (a person who makes movies as a profession) SEE: filmmaker ::
movie star {n} (star of the cinema) :: estrela de/do cinema {f}
movie theater {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema ::
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 down) :: cortar
mow down {v} (To kill or slaughter) :: ceifar
mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
moxibustion {n} (burning of moxa against skin) :: moxibustão {f}
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
mozzarella {n} (soft Italian cheese) :: muçarela {f}, mozarela {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}
Mr {n} (abbreviation of mister) SEE: Mr. ::
Mr. {n} (abbreviation of mister) :: Sr, D
mRNA {n} (messenger RNA) :: ARNm
Mrs {n} (title before woman's name) :: Sra
MRSA {n} (initialism or acronym for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) :: SARM
Mrs. Claus {prop} (Wife of Santa Claus) :: Mamãe Noel {f}, Mãe Natal {f}
métier {n} (activity that is pursued as a trade or profession; a calling) :: ofício, metiê {m}
mu {n} (Greek letter) :: mi {m}
Muay Thai {n} (the martial art/sport) :: muai thai {m}
much {determiner} (a large amount of) :: muito(s), muita(s), um monte de
much {adv} (to a great extent) :: muito
much ado about nothing {n} (a lot of fuss) :: tempestade em copo d'água, tempestade num copo d'água
much obliged {interj} (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) SEE: mucous membrane ::
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
mugging {n} (a quick violent robbery of a person, usually in a public place) :: assalto {m}
muggle {n} (Muggle) SEE: Muggle ::
Muggle {n} (amateur) SEE: amateur ::
Muggle {n} (non-magical person) :: [Portugal] Muggle {m}, [Brazil] trouxa {m}
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}
mugwort {n} (any of several artemisias) :: artemísia {f}
mugwort {n} (Artemisia vulgaris) :: artemísia {f}, artemigem {f}
Muhammad {prop} (the prophet who introduced Islam) :: Maomé {m}
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} (person of mixed black and white descent) :: mulato {m}, mulata {f}
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}
multiplicative {adj} (of or pertaining to multiplication) :: multiplicativo
multiplicity {n} (the state of being made of multiple diverse elements) :: multiplicidade {f}
multiply {v} (transitive: perform multiplication on (a number)) :: multiplicar
multi-purpose {adj} (having multiple uses) :: multiúso multiúsos
multiracial {adj} (of, or having a mixture of, multiple races) :: multirracial
multiracialism {n} (promotion of diverse cultural backgrounds) :: multirracialismo {m}
multisyllabic {adj} (polysyllabic) SEE: polysyllabic ::
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}
Mumbai {prop} (state capital of Maharashtra, see also: Bombay) :: Bombaim
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
munch {v} (to eat vigorously) :: devorar, papar
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}
Munich {prop} (capital of Bavaria) :: Munique {f}
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}
Muntenia {prop} (Muntenia) :: Muntênia {f} [Brazil], Munténia {f} [Portugal]
muon {n} (an unstable elementary particle in the lepton family) :: muão {m} [Portugal], múon {m} [Brazil]
muppet {n} (incompetent or foolish person) :: tolo {m}, tola {f}
Murcia {prop} (community) :: Múrcia
Murcia {prop} (city) :: Múrcia
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}
Muriel {prop} (female given name) :: Muriel {f}
murky {adj} (gloomy) SEE: gloomy ::
murky {adj} (obscure) SEE: obscure ::
Murmansk {prop} (city) :: Murmansk {f}
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
Murphy's law {prop} (adage which states that if anything can go wrong it will) :: Lei de Murphy {f}
murrain {n} (disease of cattle) :: morrinha {f}
Murray-Darling Basin {prop} (geographical area in the interior of southeastern Australia) :: Bacia Murray-Darling {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}
Muscat {prop} (capital city) :: Mascate
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
muscled {adj} (bearing muscle tissue) :: musculado
muscled {adj} (having large muscles) :: musculado, musculoso
muscleman {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
muscle memory {n} (subconscious memorisation of a physical movement) :: memória muscular {f}
muscle shirt {n} (sleeveless shirt tailored to display the muscles of the body) :: regata {f}
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}
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
Muse {n} (one of the nine Ancient Greek deities of the arts) :: musa {f}
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}
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}
music box {n} (box that generates or plays music) :: caixa de música {f}
musician {n} (person who performs or writes music) :: músico {m}
musicology {n} (study of music) :: musicologia {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}
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}
musket {n} (firearm) :: mosquete
musketeer {n} (foot soldier) :: mosqueteiro {m}
musketeer {n} (member of French royal bodyguard) :: mosqueteiro {m}
musk mallow {n} (Abelmoschus moschatus) SEE: abelmosk ::
musk ox {n} (an arctic mammal) :: boi-almiscarado {m}
muskrat {n} (Ondatra zibethicus) :: rato almiscareiro {m}
Muslim {n} (believer of Islam) :: muçulmano {m}, muçulmana {f}
Muslim {adj} (relating to believers of Islam) :: muçulmano
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}
Mussolini {prop} (surname) :: Mussolini {m} {f}
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 ::
Mustafa {prop} (male given name) :: Mustafá {m}
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
mustard gas {n} (vesicant gas) :: gás mostarda {m}, iperita {f}
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}
muteness {n} (characteristic of being mute) :: mudez {f}
mute swan {n} (Cygnus olor) :: cisne-real {m}, cisne-mudo {m}
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
mutualism {n} (interaction between two species that benefits both) :: mutualismo {m}
mutually {adv} (in the same way, each to the other; reciprocally) :: mutuamente
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}
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
MVP {n} (minimum viable product) :: produto viável mínimo {m}
my {determiner} (belonging to me) :: meu {m}, minha {f}
Myanmar {prop} (Southeast Asian country) :: Mianmar {m}, Birmânia {f}
Myanmar {prop} (Burmese) SEE: Burmese ::
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
Mycenae {prop} (city) :: Micenas {f}
Mycenaean {adj} (relating to Mycenae) :: micênico {m}
Mycenaean {n} (a native of Mycenae) :: micênico {m}
Mycenaean Greek {n} (ancient Greek language) :: micênico {m}
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
my name is {phrase} (a way to identify oneself) :: me chamo..., meu nome é...
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 the vision) SEE: nearsightedness ::
myopic {adj} (unable to see distant objects unaided) :: míope, miópico
my pleasure {interj} (a polite reaction to receiving thanks) :: o prazer é todo meu {mf}
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 form of I) :: me, mim
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}
Mysore {prop} (city in India) :: Mysore {f}, Misore {f}, Maiçor {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}